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        A Z , ARTE D'OGGI diretto da MARIO BALLOCCO (dal numero 1 del 1 luglio 1949 al num. 10 del 7 dicembre 1950), Milano, Tip. figli di Luigi Baronio, 1949

      cm. 34,5 x 50 ,ogni fascicolo di 4 facciate con numerose foto ed immagini. MARIO BALLOCCO (1913-2008) è stato un importante protagonista dell'arte italiana del '900: Pittore astrattista con grandi contributi allo sviluppo del design, allilevo di Carpi a Brera negli anni '30, nel 1947 fu in Argentina a contatto anche con LUCIO FONTANA, Su questa straordinaria rivista AZ, da lui fondata nel 1949 ci sono importanti contributi di MUNARI. GIANCARLO MENOTTI, GIANCARLO BUZZI, GILLO DORFLES, FRANCESCO FLORA, DANIEL CATTON RICH, EUGENIO GENTILI, PIETRO REINA, LUIGI PESTALOZZA, RAFFELLO UBOLDI, GIANNI MONNET, GIORGIO DOLFINI, RENATO RIGHETTI, ROSSANA MASSOBRIO, LUIGI VERONESI, G.B. GEZZI, PIET MONDRIAN e tanti altri. Nel 1950 Ballocco fondò il gruppo ORIGINE e sugli ultimi numeri 9 e 10 ci sono specifici riferimenti. Questi 10 giornali sono assai rari ed alcune copie sono presenti anche alla recente mostra MACRO di Milano (ottobre 2010 - gennaio 2011) Vengono qui offerti in blocco a

      [Bookseller: Libreria e Rivisteria Ferraguti]
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        The Asphalt Jungle

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First edition. A very good book in a very good dust jacket. Wear at the extremities. Creasing to the rear panel. Small chip at the top of the jacket spine. Price clipped. Previous owner bookplate on front pastedown. Signed by the author on the front endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        The Sheltering Sky

      New Directions, 1949-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. New York: New Directions, 1949. First Edition, First Printing, with no later printings stated on the copyright page. In an original dust jacket designed by Alvin Lustig. The book is in Very Good condition, in an Very Good dust jacket. Clean text. Sound binding tape ghosts and offsetting to endsheets and paste downs, with corresponding tape ghosts to the jacket. While the dust jacket is not price clipped, the price at the bottom of the front flap was pulled up by the tape and is barely visible. The dust jacket is still identifiable as a first printing dust jacket because the dust jackets from later printings are stated as such. The dust jacket shows a bit of rubbing and light edge wear (a tiny chip to the top of the front panel and a big of light wear at the spine ends), as well faint sunning to the blue ink on the spine. First printing of the author's first book, in the original Alvin Lustig designed dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        Zadkine Sculptures. Preface de Denys Chevalier.

      Guy Le Prat, Paris 1949 - One of 100 copies, with an original etching signed and numbered by Zadkine. 4to; 38pp; handsomely rebound in 3/4 red morocco and pastepaper over boards, gilt fillets, artist's name in gilt on panelled spine, marbled endpapers, original wrappers bound in, fine. A two-page essay accompanies the photos of noted sculpture, Ossip Zadkine's, work as well as the etching. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
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        Minute for Murder

      Harpers & Brothers, New York,, 1949. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to upper board and spine in red. With the dust jacket. Corners lightly bumped but an excellent copy in the little rubbed and frayed, price-clipped dust jacket. First US Edition, First Printing. With the author's double signed presentation inscription the front free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Descendants of Isaac & Rachel Wilson Photographic Pedigree (4 Volume Set with Amendment Volume)

      Middlesbrough, , England: Privately Published. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. 1949. Hardcover. 1296 pp. Index. Red leatherette hardcover binders. Filt lettering on the spine. Post binding. Consists of the 4 volume revision from 1949, the 1962 volume containing amendments, and the 1962 supplements (additions and corrections). Five volumes in all. Very heavy set. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Riverwash Books]
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        Paloma Picasso Book Purse

      - A woman's purse in the form of a book, manufactured in the 1980s. It is 10 inches wide, 7.5 inches tall, and 2.5 inches thick. Describing it as a book, it has soft brown leather covers and spine; the spine has six raised bands. The front cover has gilt decorative metal corner-pieces. All edges gilt. Two gilt cloth page markers appear along the upper margin at the spine. A matching leather strap, approximately 21 inches in length, encompasses the purse. The strap has a metal buckle similar to a belt, but this is decorative only. The purse opens when you unsnap the buckle from a gilt metal receptor on the strap. The reverse of the front cover is gilt plastic. The interior of the purse is composed of two compartments, one large, one small The compartments are of black leather with gilt trim. Stamped in gilt on the smaller compartment are the words "Made in Italy." The front of the purse has in small, gilt lettering: "Paloma Picasso." In its original black drawstring cloth bag, labeled "Paloma Picasso." In a red cardboard box similar to that used for shirts or blouses. Paloma Picasso is the professional name of Anna Paloma Picasso (born 1949), the daughter of Pablo Picasso and Francoise Gilot (a French painter and writer). Paloma is a fashion designer, best known for her jewelry designs and signature perfumes. A rare, brand-new, never been used item, sure to catch the eye and start conversations.

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Farmer Giles of Ham. [black letter:] Aegidii Ahenobarbi Julii Agricole de Hammo Domini de Domito Aule Draconarie Comitis Regni Minimi Regis et Basilea mira facinora et mirabilis exortus [roman:] in the vulgar tongue The Rise and Wonderful Adventures of Farmer Giles, Lord of Tame, Count of Worminghall and King of the Little Kingdom.

      London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd., 1949 - Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine and dragon design to upper board in blue. With the dust jacket, price-clipped, supplied from another copy. Spotting to fore edge and very occasionally to contents, partial browning to the endpapers but a very good copy in dust jacket. Illustrated by Pauline Diana Baynes. First edition, first impression, of Tolkien's comic mediaeval fable, set in a mythic Great Britain; presentation copy, with the author's signed inscription to the verso of the front free endpaper, "Fr. Cuthbert Donnelly from the author. J. R. R. Tolkien". The Catholic priest Fr William Cuthbert Donnelly, S.J., subsequently lodged the book in the Jesuit library at Heythrop Hall, Oxfordshire, where Tolkien's son John trained as a priest. In 1970 Heythrop College, which had its origins in the English Jesuit college at Louvain, moved from the hall to become a constituent college of the University of London, and the book was released from the library about that time. There is also a youthful ownership inscription at the head of the half-title (one Michael Pamber). Hammond & Anderson A4a.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Netochka Nezvanova. Traducción De Juan G. De Luaces. Ilustrada Con Diez Aguafuertes Originales Compuestos y Grabados Por Olga Sacharoff.

      Janés, Barcelona 1949 - 154 pp. Papel de hilo. Con 10 láminas, aguafuertes originales. Uno a color, iluminado a mano. Y, excepcionalmente, 2 láminas más, punta- seca originales, retrato del autor y "muchacha tumbada en la nieve". De un tiraje total de 110 ejemplares, el nuestro de colaborador. En rama, guardado en regia caja a media piel, con la lomera en formato libro, con nervios, florones y dos tejuelos. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Diamond Lil

      New York: Sheridan House,, 1949. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine and upper board in brown, top edge dyed brown. With the dust jacket. Spine ends worn, bumps and dampstain to corners, endpapers toned. A very good copy in the jacket that is a little rubbed and nicked along the edges with some dulling and light spots. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Walter Petrie, who brought to life for the third time the great Bowery Boss, Gus Jordan. Best wishes to the handsomest Gus, from 'Diamond Lil' and the author, Mae West". Walter Petrie played one of the male leads, Gus Jordan, alongside Mae West in several runs of the popular play Diamond Lil. Loosely inserted is a photograph of a poster for this production, with Petrie featured prominently in the cast list. This copy is a later printing; Diamond Lil was originally published in 1932.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Death of a Salesman

      New York: The Viking Press, 1949-05-18. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE IN FIRST ISSUE JACKET. New York: The Viking Press, 1949. 139 pp. First edition, first printing, first state in first issue jacket. (All first points present: stated "First published by the Viking Press, Inc. in March 1949" at top of copyright page with "American Book-Stratford Press" mention below; broken type on pg. 11 "solid"; faint blue top stain. First issue jacket has price of $2.50, photo of Miller on back flap, and the "S" in salesman passes the outer elbow of the man on the front panel. Additionally, date of "1949" on the title page has warped type on the "4" and broken type on the last "9," an interesting minor variant we can find no information about.)Condition: Very Good+ hardcover in Very Good dust jacket. Book itself in very nice shape. Clean pages. No inscriptions, marks, etc. Blank page after front end paper removed, with a bit of wear to inner edge of fep, else fine. Jacket presents quite well, small closed tear to top of front panel, wear along edges, a touch of sunning to yellow on spine panel, rubbed circle on back panel, price intact. Jacket is mylar-protected.A very nice copy.A handsome true first of Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        La Célestine, ou tragi-comédie de Calixte et Mélibée

      - Tres Belle Edition établi par MAURICE LALAU, Collaborateurs : MM. Raymond JACQUET pour la typographie, DURASSIER, COEUGNET et SORLIER pour l'impression des lithos originales en Couleurs. Les vignettes in-texte gravées sur bois par ROUILLET. MAQUETTE POUR LE CARTONNAGE SIGNEE MICHEL KIEFFER AUTEUR:Fernando de Rojas TITRE:La Célestine, ou tragi-comédie de Calixte et Mélibée LIEU: EDITEUR, DATE:Les Bibliophiles de France 1949-1950, Exemplaire Imprimé spécialement pour M. Marcel TEXIER porte N 57 COLLATION: 2 tomes Complet 151 + 148 pages FORMAT: in4 32 x 25 cm RELIURE: En feuillet sous couverture rempliée et illustrée, sous chemise et emboitage assorti. La chemise et l' emboitage signés sur la planche MICHEL KIEFFER! ILLUSTRATIONS: Superbes lithographies en couleurs de Maurice Lalau ETAT: Livres en très bon état très frais et propres. dos des chemises cartonnées légèrement passés et frottés, les mors légèrement fendillé ( demeure solides). Emboitages très légèrement passés, solides en bon état. BIOGRAPHIE & THEME:La Célestine, ou tragi-comédie de Calixte et de Mélibée est une ?uvre en prose dont la première édition connue, comprenant 16 actes, a été éditée à Burgos en 1499 sous le voile de l?anonymat. En 1500, une nouvelle édition paraît à Tolède sous le titre Comédie de Calixte et de Mélibée. Enfin une version ultérieure augmentée de 5 actes est parue sous le titre Tragi-comédie de Calixte et de Mélibée. Cette oeuvre fut, après Don Quichotte, le livre espagnol le plus universellement diffusé. POIDS: 3300 gr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gribaudo Vandamme]
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        SEQUENZE, quaderni di cinema - 1949 - 1950 CONSISTENTE PARTE DI TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO, Parma, Maccari Cesare, 1949

      17 x 24. brossura, bs.. Straordinaria collezione fine anni '40, che analizza a fondo i vari settori della cultura cinematografica italiana e straniera. Il direttore era Luigi Malerba con il valido contributo del segretario Giuseppe Calzolari. Ogni fascicolo è arricchito da foto e disegni (anche di Maccari che ha illustrato anche alcune copertine). Tra i collaboratori, oltre ai curatori dei vari volumi monografici, firme assai autorevoli quali Sadoul, SALVATORE QUASIMODO, Lamberto Sechi, C. Alvaro, Antonioni, Pasinetti, Luchino Visconti, Marcel Carnè, Laurence Olivier, Luigi Chiarini, Von Stroheim, Corrado Terzi; poi vari registi del cinema europeo, ed ancora Massimo Mila, Roberto Paolella, Diego Fabbri, Antonio Covi, A. Arnoux, Cesare Zavattini, Bruno Barilli, Ungaretti, Pancrazi, Soldati ecc. ecc. Collezione dal fasc. 1 del settembre 1949 al fasc. 12 .di agosto 1950, come da dettaglio. Ogni volume è monografico. Fasc. 1 sett. '49 - Il colore del film (Guido Aristarco) pp.48 " 2 ott. '49 - I registi parlano del film (Malerba Luigi) pp. 48 (ristampa) " 3 nov. '49 - Il cinema sovietico - 1a parte (Glauco Viazzi) pp. 50 " 4 dic. '49 - Il cinema italiano del dopoguerra (Aristarco) pp. 50 " 5-6 genn- -feb '50 - Il film comico (Mario Verdone) pp. 80 " 7 marzo '50 - Cinema e cattolicesimo pp. 50 "8 apr. '50 - Nascita del cinema (Antonio Marchi) pp. 50 " 9 magg '50 - Letterato al cinema (Attilio Bertolucci) " 10 -11 giu-lug '50 - Il divismo (Fausto Montesanti) pp. 80 fasc. 12 ago '50 - Il cinema sovietico - 2a parte (Glauco Viazzi) pp. 50 E' uscito anche il numero " 13-14 genn-giugno 1951 - Il cinema educativo (Mario Verdone) pp. 60 Ultimo uscito CHE NON E' POSSEDUTO IN QUESTA RACCOLTA. La collezione viene offerta a

      [Bookseller: Libreria e Rivisteria Ferraguti]
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        'Love In A Cold Climate' First UK Edition SIGNED

      A first edition, first printing published by Hamish Hamilton in association with The Book Society in 1949. A very good+ (or better) book without inscriptions. SIGNED without dedication by the Author to the title page. In a very good unclipped wrapper which has a patch of loss to the front panel and some light internal strengthening. Rubbing and creasing to the edges. Some light loss to the corners. Exceptionally rare to find any copies of Mitford?s great work signed.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        The Hero With A Thousand Faces

      New York: Pantheon Books, 1949. First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Light wear, near fine in a very good dust jacket with some chips to the spine. Inscribed by the author, "To Barbara and Bill with love and joy in their return, Joe April 6, 1951." The recipients were the poets Barbara Howes and William Jay Smith, with their bookplate to the inside gutter. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A nice association copy of this classic work, that is uncommon signed. In his seminal work, Joseph Campbell explores the theory that important myths from around the world have survived for thousands of years all share a fundamental structure, which he called the monomyth. Campbell's theory has been consciously applied by a wide variety of modern writers and artists, among them the creator of Star Wars, George Lucas.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Nineteen Eighty-Four. A Novel

      London: Secker & Warburg,, 1949. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine in red, top edge dyed red. With the dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown, contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper. A little fading to ends of spine and edges of boards, a few light spots to edges of text block and endpapers, small spot to title page. An excellent copy in the rubbed jacket with some dampstain to the upper panel and chipping and creasing along the edges. First edition, first impression. Two versions of the dust jacket were issued, one green and one red, but there is no priority between them.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Nineteen Eighty-Four [1984]

      A first edition, first printing published by Secker and Warburg in 1949. A very good+ book with some light off-setting to boards. One name and date to the front endpaper. One tear to page 13. In a dust wrapper which has benefitted from some light restoration to the spine tips and to edges. A very nice example in the rare maroon dust wrapper.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Nineteen Eighty-Four

      London: Secker & Warburg,, 1949. Octavo. Original light green cloth, titles to spine in red, red top-stain. With the red dust jacket. Housed in a white and light brown cloth slipcase. Cloth very lightly rubbed at ends of spine, small spot to tail of spine, contents faintly toned. An excellent copy in the fresh jacket that is very lightly rubbed at the extremities with slightly toned spine panel. First US edition, first impression, originally published in the UK in the same year. Copies of the UK and US first editions of Nineteen Eighty-Four were issued either in green or dark red dust jackets. To judge from surviving examples, this was done in proportions of about two green to one red. The red jackets are far more susceptible to fading, and as a consequence, surviving copies in nice condition are uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Grand Prix Car 1906-1939

      England: Motor Racing Publications Limited , 1949. Book measures 11 1/4 x 8 7/8 inches.Weight 2.8kg.Collation, 419+1 pages, 46 plates.Bound in original publishers blue cloth. Cloth very lightly marked. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket rubbed along edges, with some wear loss, long closed tear on top panel, a few short closed tears, some dust and dirt marking. Jacket in good condition.Internally, pages and illustrations in good clean condition throughout.A very nice clean copy, in rare dust jacket.A25 . First Edition. Very Good/Near Very Good. Illus. by L. C. Cresswell. Quarto.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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      Doubleday & Co.,, Garden City: 1949 - First edition. Winner of the first National Book Award and made into the movie that resurrected Frank Sinatra's career. "Unrevised proofs" in tall, plain blue wraps with light-blue label printed in black. Measures 6 7/8 x 11 3/4"; last page number is "122" but pagination is double in that the pages are numbered "1A," "1B," and so on. A RARE ITEM, we know of only one other copy, which is in a University collection. A few minor scuffs and creases, otherwise near fine. Housed in a custom clamshell case. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush, member ABAA]
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        To hell and back

      H. Holt, 1949-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1949: First Edition, First Printing with no statement of subsequent printings on the copyright page. In original dust jacket with price of $3.00 in tact, as well as the code THAB. In Good overall condition, though exhibiting some signs of use and age. Clean pages, lightly age toned. Offsetting to paste downs. The exterior shows bumped corners, wear, and light staining to the rear board. The jacket is tattered and rubbed, with tide marks to the rear.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        Informative typed letter to his literary lawyer

      1949. unbound. Signed "G. Bernard Shaw", the playwright and critic discusses the contents of his will and control over the rights to his works. 1 page on personal letterhead with handwritten correction and signature in blue ink. 8" x 10". London, January 5, 1949. ... after consulting the Public Trustee... I have been careful to leave several annuities to old servants the residue to the British Museum, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, and the National Gallery of Ireland... I appoint no literary or other agents: the control of the rights by the P.T. is absolute: I can only recommend.... .Buckwheat still arrives. You seem to have ordered it permanently. For heaven's sake stop it: I have enough to outlast my utmost lifetime.

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        Nineteen Eighty-Four

      London: Secker & Warburg,, 1949. Octavo. Original light green cloth, titles to spine in red, red top-stain. With the green dust jacket. Spine and edges of boards a little faded. An excellent copy in the jacket that is lightly rubbed and a little creased along the edges with a few nicks and short splits. First edition, first impression. A very attractive copy, and uncommon in such a nice dust jacket. Two versions of the jacket were issued, one green and the other red, but there is no priority between them.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        'Nineteen Eighty-Four' First UK Edition 1949

      *Original maroon dust wrapper* A first edition, first printing published by Secker and Warburg in 1949. A very good book without inscriptions. Some spotting to the page edges with the original topstain intact. Some light spotting to the end-papers and prelims and a little speckling to the spine. In a very good+ wrapper (much better than is usually found) ? this, the rarer maroon dust wrapper. Some minor loss to the head of the spine and to corners. A neat archival repair to the inner hinge of the front panel and spine. A very attractive example of this title.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Nineteen Eighty-Four

      Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1949-01-01. Advance Copy. Hardcover. Good. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1949: Advance Review Copy, bound in grey wraps, and rare as such. Released in a small number prior to the release of the first American trade hardcover edition, and never truly commercially available. The copyright page bears the statement of "First American Edition". In Good overall condition with signs of use and age. Clean text; age toned pages. Previous owner details in ink to half-title page. Lean to spine, with reading creases and signs of use. Exterior shows sunning, wear and soiling, with a few small stray marks. Edge wear with chipping at spine corners. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        The Little Sister. [First UK Edition]. BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY IN DUSTWRAPPER

      Hamish Hamilton, 19498vo., First UK Edition; cloth, boards very lightly age-soiled else a very good, bright, clean copy in dustwrapper, the wrapper chafed with very minor loss at head and tail of backstrip and with one short closed tear. Chandler's penultimate Marlowe novel. The UK first edition precedes the US edition. SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION

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        Death of a Salesman

      VG: in very good condition with rubbed and edge chipped dust jacket. Small section of loss to centre of jacket spine. Light edge wear to boards. Some minor spotting to the page edge block First Edition Orange hardback cloth cover 210mm x 150mm (8" x 6"). 139pp.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        As cruces de pedra na Galiza

      - Detalles arquitectónicos. Decoración y accesorios. Comunidad autónoma de Galicia. (729.5(460.11)) Dibujo. Diseño. Artes aplicadas y artesanía. Rodríguez Castelao, Alfonso (74 Rodríguez Castelao, Alfonso) Edificios religiosos. Edificios funerarios. Comunidad autónoma de Galicia. (726.95(460.11)) Nós. Buenos Aires. 1949. 38 cm. 282 p. il. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial con sobrecubierta ilustrada con cinta de registro. Contiene ilustraciones en blanco y negro. Castelao 1886-1950. Alfonso R. Castelao. Reprod. facs. de la ed. de. Buenos Aires : Nós, 1950. Texto en gallego, resumen en inglés. Cruceros. Galicia . Cubierta deslucida. Lomo rozado. ISBN: 84-7154-470-9 G16 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        EL VIENTO SUR.

      El Viento Sur, Estudio de Artes Gráficas de los Hermanos Bedia, Santander 1949 - 1ª ed 25x35. 4 hojas en un pliego. Poema de José Hierro, con un dibujo de Ricardo Zamorano, coloreado a mano; impreso a 2 tintas en papel verjurado Guarro. Tirada de 100 ejemplares numerados. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

      [Bookseller: Carmichael Alonso libros]
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        Les vingt-cinq capitales de la Suisse *

      Ides & Calendes, Neuchâtel & Paris été 1949. - En feuilles sous cartable demi-toile à rabats 30 x 25, dos muet, titre gravé contrecollé. A peine défraîchi. Bon ouvrage de tourisme bibliophilique, composé de vingt-cinq vues de notre beau pays, toutes signées, justifiées et référées du numéro de la table des matières (insolée dans notre exemplaire), ce dernier feuillet également gravé, comme la justification - comme l'intégralité de l'ouvrage en fait, dont toutes les planches doivent être monogrammées et comporter le même nombre.Cette suite évoque avec la justesse, la finesse et l'humour (à défaut d'une troisième rime en "esse") qu'on connaît à notre Marcel divers coins plus ou moins célèbres et animés de nos capitales: un chat qui rôde, des mioches qui jouent, un chien qui frétille de la queue, beaucoup de vélos mais bien peu de voitures, des dames qui bavardent, quelques vieux qui s'ennuient et l'inévitable Guillaume Tell. Édition originale. L'un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur pur chiffon Johannot, les 7 premiers et les 3 "romain" contenant une suite signée sur Chine.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        CASE OF THE NEGLIGENT NYMPH (Intimately Inscribed)

      New York: William Morrow, 1949. Gardner, Erle Stanley. THE CASE OF THE NEGLIGENT NYMPH. New York: William Morrow, (1949). First Edition. A FINE bright copy in a NEAR FINE priced dust jacket (trifling edge wear, a few stray scratches to the front panel, a tiny stain on the rear panel). Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Tee Rose, who can find words on a paper that really arouse emotions. My love and best for a rosy 1950. Yours, Erle" Underneath this, he has signed his full name "Erle Stanley Gardner/ Dec 1949." Not much is known of the recipient, as yet, other than she did write a story for Argosy Magazine in the late 1940s that appeared in the same issue as one of Gardner's. Erle Stanley Gardner occasionally signed copies of his books for friends and people he worked with but rarely did he inscribe a book so intimately. See our other copies from the same primary source by using key words Tee Rose.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books]
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      New York: Harper & Row, (1949). First Edition. Hardcover. Beautiful Review Copy in dustwrapper with slip laid in. Author's second book and the first book by an African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author in 1994 to a noted bookseller and all-around great guy.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Mushrooms in their Natural Habitats Complete in Two Volumes (Volume I - Text, Volume II - 33 stereo-photographs in full color)

      Portland OR: Sawyer's Inc., 1949 Scarce complete set of this important mycological work, which includes all 33 of the very hard to find stereo-photograph reels, in excellent condition with the stereo viewer, all housed in a Book box that matches the text volume. Reels housed in small faux book with individual sleeves for each reel and viewer has its own slot in the purple velvet lined box. Some minor repairs have been made to tighten up exterior of box. Ex-library card holder and markings to inside of box and to spines of both volumes along with usual library markings to the text volume. Text volume in excellent condition aside from being ex-library. Binding is tight and book is clean internally and externally. An attractive set despite being ex-library.

      [Bookseller: Boston Rare Book Loft]
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        Christopher Columbus (Original screenplay for the 1949 film)

      Universal Pictures, Universal City, CA 1949 - Script for the 1949 UK film, "Christopher Columbus," based on the novel by Rafael Sabatini and starring Fredric March. Copy belonging to film editor Peter Hunt, marked as "Final Script" and dated May 3, 1948. White paper stock, with pink and blue revision pages throughout, pages Very Good with creasing and light fray at the edges and corners. In the original green card wrapper, Good only, with yapping at all the edges, and a rough split along the lower spine fold. Peter Hunt began his career in the UK film industry as an editor, working on several of the best-known early James Bond films ("Dr. No," "From Russia With Love," "Goldfinger"), as well as "The Ipcress File." He debuted as a director with "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" in 1969.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        A WRITER'S NOTEBOOK. Signed

      London: William Heinemann, [1949),, 1949 First Edition. Number 67 of 1000 copies Signed by Maugham. A fine copy in 1/4 vellum over navy cloth, morocco label titled and ruled in gilt, t.e.g., many pages uncut, in the original clear glassine dustwrapper. Housed in the publisher's beige slipcase with just a hint of soiling. 8vo. 349 pp. Stott A70c. Exceptional copy.. Signed by Author. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        California Stock Horse

      Sacramento: News Publishing Company, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. 169pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Brown cloth covered boards with a yellowish gold ink stamped title on the backstrip, and cowboy vignette on the front cover. Photographically illustrated endsheets. With a glossary at the rear. Good. Extremities gently rubbed and bumped. The vignette on the front has faded a bit. The text block cracked multiple times, and the first nine pages are loose, but still holding. There is a sticky abraded patch on the verso of the rear free endsheet. The pages are browned. This Book Is Dedicated To Oscar Davis, Bar Lazy D Ranch, Mad River, California. Luis B. Ortega also wrote "California Hackamore." Contents include The Horsebreaker, Bad Habits Controlled, The Two Rein, and more.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Histoire de Marie.

      Les éditions du point du jour 1949 - - Les éditions du point du jour, Paris _1949, 12,5x16,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 126 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa comportant bien l'eau-forte originale de Brassaï qu'il a signée, tirage de tête. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur. En outre, notre exemplaire est enrichi de trois feuillets sur lesquels Brassaï a rédigé des pensées olorimes : "Epopée rimée des peaux périmées / Les chameaux volés tuent les chats mauves aux laitues / L'émule d'Epicure opère au quai Malaquais, les mules des piqûres aux perroquets mal laqués." Introduction de Henry Miller. Bel exemplaire exceptionnellement enrichi. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 2300 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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      Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Co., 1949 First Edition. Beautifully signed by the author in his elegant hand in purple ink. 8vo., pp: [viii], 248. Decorations by Claire Stewart. A near fine copy in red cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a better than very good plus classic Claire Stewart dustwrapper showing light use; a couple of tiny nicks, a surface scratch on the back panel and minor soil, still extremely nice - a superior dustwrapper for this 60 year old High Spot. Davies' sequel to The Diary of Samuel Marchbanks, the second of the three Marchbanks books of essays.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Theseus. English translation of Joh Russel. Lithografs of Massimo Campigli.

      Officina Bodoni di Giovanni Mardersteig 1949 4°; pp. 104 su carta a tino Magnani, carattere Garamond; un piccolo disegno riprodotto al frontespizio e 12 litografie originali f.testo a piena pagina di cui una, litografia III "Pasiphae" a due colori firmata a matita dal Maestro, inserita sciolta nel volume. Brochure edit. con titoli al dorso e al piatto anteriore; edizione tirata a complessivi 200 esemplari numerati; rara opera, stampata per conto di James Laughlin New York e G.Heywood Hill London. Cfr. Mardersteig Cat. Off. Bodoni n.89; Meloni-Tavola n.105-116; Jentsch n.91.(vedi riproduz.)

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Prandi s.n.c.]
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        The Sheltering Sky

      London: John Lehmann,, 1949. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in terracotta morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first impression of the author's first novel and a key title in the development of Beat literature.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Corriere d'informazione.

      Subject: (GiornaIi). Milano, 1949/1959, annate del 1949/1951, 1953, 1955, 1958/1959, gi? raggruppate in ordine sequenziale, lotto di duecentocinquanta fascicoli circa cad. di pp. 8 o 10.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Nineteen Eighty-Four.

      London: Secker & Warburg, 1949 - Octavo. Original light green cloth, titles to spine in red, red top-stain. With the green dust jacket. Spine and edges of boards a little faded. An excellent copy in the jacket that is lightly rubbed and a little creased along the edges with a few nicks and short splits. First edition, first impression. A very attractive copy, and uncommon in such a nice dust jacket. Two versions of the jacket were issued, one green and the other red, but there is no priority between them. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        En Arrière

      La Parade 1949 - Grand in 4 en feuilles sous couverture rempliée et étui. 67 pages, pointes sèches de Rémy Hétreau. Edition originale, tirage limité à 1580 exemplaires numérotés et quelques exemplaires hors commerce, celui-ci un des H. C. Bel exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi de l'illustrateur. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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