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        ADAM ET EVE.

      - Genève et Paris, Editions des Trois Collines, 1949. 19,5x24,5 cm. Ouvrage sur vélin d'Arches à la cuve, orné de 11 lithographies de GIMMI. Papier non ébarbé et non coupé. Broché. Couverture rempliée. Chemise-étui recouverte de papier beige. Minimes traces d'usage sans gravité sur l'étui, sinon ouvrage en excellent état. Un des 430 exemplaires (n° 365). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        Tibetan Painted Scrolls

      Rome:: La Libreria Dello Stato ,, 1949. ORIGINAL ITALIAN EDITION (assumed proof). Hardcover. Very Good. An ORIGINAL ITALIAN EDITON from 1949, (and assumed proof from the library of Professor. F.D. Lessing late of UC. Berkeley) of the important early set of three volumes by the Tibetologist Giuseppe Tucci. Volume 1, 328 pages with 89 figure illustrations; Volume 2, 329-727 pages, with figures 90-122 and 16 numbered tables. volume 3: Portfolio of plates, 25 polychrome color, numbered alphabetically, omitting "W" (as is standard in all sets) and 231 sepia monochrome, varying in size on 12.5 by 17 inch leaves. Giuseppe Tucci was Italy's foremost scholar of the East, living in India where he studied Buddhism and Tibet, and organizing several pioneering archaeological digs in the Swat Valley, Ghazni in Afghanistan, the Himalayas and Iran. The first volume of the set covers Tibetan history with an emphasis on gTsang and dBus and the fifteenth to eighteenth centuries. Volume two discusses the 195 tankas reproduced in the 231 plates of the portfolio volume. The third volume is a fold-out cloth portfolio containing the plates themselves. From Professor Lessing's review: "In summary, this work far surpasses anything written before in the wealth of material and in the beauty of reproductions. Furthermore, the author outdistances by far all his predecessors, both as a field worker and as a desk worker ... No future work on Tibetan iconography can be done which would ignore Tucci's research now accessible in convenient form. In brief, this is and will stand as a milestone in the field." Journal of the American Oriental Society, Vol. 74, No. 1 (Jan-Mar., 1954), pp. 40-51. This was issued in an numbered edition of 750. This set, coming from the library of Professor Ferdinand D. Lessing, Professor of Oriental Languages at U.C. Berkeley, was presumably the set used of his lengthy review of 1954, and not being a numbered edition is presumed to be a proof set. Comparison of this set with a numbered edition at the University of Virginia Library Tibetan Collection reveals a greater depth of color in the plates of this edition, and thus would appear to confirm its status as a proof. The 2 book volumes are 17 by 12 inches, and the third portfolio is 20 by 14 inches. The volumes are of red cloth with titles, the contents of all volumes are excellent, the covers of each have some fading and wear at the edges, though this would appear quite normal considering the age and use etc. Volume 1 binding has some cracks at the hinges. The copies at The University of Virginia were similarly worn to the outside.

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        Lettres de Nicolas de Staël à Pierre Lecuire. (With an original lithograph by de Staël )

      In Sheets, loose as issued, in its original blue case and slipcase. Limited edition numbered in 200 copies on vellum of Mandeure, of which is the number 146 First edition of one hundred letters of Nicolas de Staël with his friend the writer Pierre Lecuire, between 1949 and 1955. Cover in color illustrated with an original lithograph reproducing an original collage of Nicolas de Staël, an unique project that the painter intended to be used as book cover.

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        The Golden Apples

      Harcourt New York: Harcourt, 1949. First. hardcover. fine. 8vo, handsomely rebound in full burgundy morocco. New York: Harcourt Brace, (1949). First Edition. Fine.

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        Robert E. Lee

      Karl Smith.. 1949.. SET OF THREE MAPS: color lithographic pictorial map, 16 x 22 1/4 inches on sheet size 19 x 25 1/4 inches. TOGETHER WITH TWO EARLIER STAGES OF THE LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTING PROCESS. Very good. Attractive map by Karl Smith, done in 1949, showing the genealogy and important events in the life of Robert E. Lee. THE TWO ADDITIONAL MAPS PROVIDE FASCINATING INSIGHT INTO THE PRINTING PROCESS OF THIS FINE LITHOGRAPHIC MAP. From the estate of the artist, Karl Smith. .

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        ALES O MANS

      TORRE, Valencia 1949 - Libro en aceptable estado, aunque con algunos roces en las cubiertas y lomo, y mancha grisácea de forma rectangular en la cubierta anterior, en lengua catalana, con firma y dedicatoria del anterior propietario, encuadernado en rústica. Se trata de la primera edición ( suponemos) de Ales o mans de Joan Fuster. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros Dickens]
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        Le calepin du mendiant , précédé d'autres poèmes *

      P.Cailler, Genève, 1.4.1949. - Broché, couverture imprimée. Longue introduction, biographie et notes par Jules Mouquet; s'ensuivent "Poésies diverses 1873-1913" et "Bribes", au total une quarantaine de pages inédites avant le recueil plus célèbre qui donne le titre à ce volume.Dans le prolongement de Rimbaud, à qui un poème est dédié tandis qu'un autre lui fut longtemps faussement attribué: "Poison perdu".Faim et soif. Édition en partie originale. L'un des 30 exemplaires de tête numérotés sur vélin pur fil à la cuve, avant 200 vergé et 1'100 chamois.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        La part du feu.

      Gallimard 1949 - - Gallimard, Paris _1949, 14,5x21cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 13 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Dos très légèrement insolé en tête et en pied sans aucune gravité. Rare et bel exemplaire. Quelques tirages de têtes. & Les Introuvables (ou presque) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Tevye's Daughters

      Crown Publishers, New York,, 1949. Translated by Francis Butwin. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine in black. With the pictorial dust jacket. Housed in a quarter red morocco drop down box, spine gilt extra, with an elaborate collage to the upper board after the design on the dust jacket. Text block a little sagged, tips just a little rubbed, very good in an unusually bright dust jacket with s small piece missing at one corner and with the vulnerable pink at the spine only a little faded. The flaps bare traces of discolouration from some early "protector". A superior copy and scarce thus. First edition, first printing of the novel on which the theatrical and cinematic musical was based.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Nineteen Eighty-four (First American Edition, Red Dust Jacket)

      Secker & Warburg, 1949-01-01. First British Edition. Hardcover. Good/Missing. London: Secker & Warburg, 1949. First Edition, First Printing with statement of "First Published 1949" on copyright page, with no mention of subsequent printings. UK Edition precedes American first edition. Lacking original dust jacket. Hardcover bound in original pale green cloth, in Good+ condition, with the exterior showing bumped corners, foxing, soiling, uneven sunning and wear. The pages are clean, lightly age toned, with no marking in text. True first edition of this dystopian classic.

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        CARTEL-POSTER-AFFICHE MADRID 1949 FIESTA DE SAN ISIDRO

      LES 1949 - Lang: Español 0 Localidad: Madrid. Tamaño del cartel: 64 x 95 El cartel está en buenas condiciones.

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        THE OLD TESTAMENT. Volume 1; Genesis - Esther. Volume 2; Job - Macabees, with Appendix and alternative version of the Psalms. Newly translated from the Latin Vulgate by MGR Ronald A. Knox at the request of the Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster. For private use only

      Burns Oates and Washbourne Ltd. Publishers to the Holy SEE. London. 1949/53. TWO VOLUMES. Second and third impressions of the original 1949 edition. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.6 inches). Vol. 1. xi,740pp. Vol. 2. vi,741-1604pp. Bright, clean copies finely bound in mid twentieth century full red morocco leather bindings for Harrods of London. Spines with raised bands, each with gilt piping. Spine compartments ruled and lettered in gilt. Knox's Monsignor coat of arms with the motto "Lux in Tenebris Lucet" (Light shines in the darkness) stamped in gilt to the centre of both front boards. Single gilt ruled border on all the boards. All edges gilt. Double ruled border on the turn-ins. Pink plain endpapers. A beautiful presentation of this major translation. A controversial figure, Knox converted from Anglicanism to Catholicism in 1917. His major work was this translation of the Saint Jerome Latin Vulgate bible which he started in 1936. The translation was finally published, including the New Testament in a single volume, in 1949.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Kalendergeschichten

      Berlin: Gebrüder Weiss,, 1949. Octavo. Original cream cloth, titles to spine and upper board in red. With the dust jacket. Boards a little rubbed and toned with some slight spots to the lower cover, contents tanned. A very good copy in the rubbed and nicked jacket. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by Brecht's wife Helene Weigel on the front free endpaper, "Dear Mr. Clark, many thanks, Helene Weigel". Tipped-in to the front pastedown is a postcard also inscribed by Weigel to Clark, "Dear Mr. Clark, please accept these as a small token of thanks and friendship for your help during our stay in London. With greetings! Yours Helene Weigel and 'The Berliner Ensemble'". The Berliner Ensemble is a theatre company established by Brecht and Weigel in Germany in 1949 and still operating today. The troupe visited London during the late summer of 1956, only a few weeks after Brecht's death, where they performed Mother Courage, The Caucasian Chalk Circle and Trumpets and Drums at the Palace Theatre. Critic Michael Billington later recalled it as one of the pivotal moments in post-war British theatre. Though Clark's identity is unknown, he was obviously instrumental in assisting Weigel and her colleagues during this important visit. A very nice presentation.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Les Grands orateurs républicains. 10/10

      - Editions Hemera, Monaco, 1949.Tome I : Mirabeau par Jacques Hérissay, 249 pages - Tome II : Saint-Just par Henri Calvet, 267 pages. Tome III : Vergniaud par Michel Lhéritier, 271 pages - Tome IV : Danton par Jacques Hérissay, 250 pages. - Tome V : Robespierre par Henri Calvert, 251 pages - Tome VI : Les Girondins par Michel Lheritier, 256 pages - Tome VII : Lamartine, par André D. Tolédano, 249 pages. - Tome VIII : Gambetta par Georges Bourgin, 251 pages - Tome IX : Jaurès par Georges Bourgin, 250 pages - Tome X : Victor Hugo par André D. Tolédano, 250 pages. Le dernier tome comprend une table analytique générale et un recueil de citations. En tout dix volumes brochés 23, 5 x 16 cms sous couverture et emboitage individuels. Un portrait en frontispice de chaque volume. Couvertures rouges pour les six premiers volumes, grises pour les volumes VII à IX, marron pour le volume X. Emboitages rouges. Exemplaires n° 164/3000 imprimés pour le Dr Maurice Fredet, Conseiller général, député d'Eure-et-Loir. Pages non coupées. Certaines coiffes frottées. Quelques emboitages et quelques couvertures en partie désolidarisés. Excellent état des volumes brochés.

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        The Intelligent Investor: A Book of Practical Counsel

      HARPER & BROTHERS, NEW YORK 1949 - extremely scarce first edition 1949. THIS COPY IS A LATER PRINTING PRINTED IN 1949 WITH from a classic author on the Stock Market. Minimal wear to boards, gilt title on spine, lightly age-toned pages. However, dust jacket sun faded, some loss of head of spine and brittleness, fore edge of jacket ford chipped, creased edges, some closed tears. The inner flap of dust jacket has a $3.50 price; number on bottom of front inner flap No. 7553, and the number on the rear of jacket bottom corner is No. 3086. They did however print a 'letter-letter' printing code on the copyright page-a standard procedure for Harper at that time, and known to Bookseller's as the "Harper Printing Code'. The first letter was the month of the year ('A' being January, 'B' February etc) and the second was the Year. Google Harper Printing Code and you will find a table showing the letters Harper used until they abandoned the system. In this case 'D-Y' means April, 1949. The Book was copyrighted in May, 1949, and obviously the original print run done up in the month before. If you look for other copies available on the web, you will see a number of them that claim the letter code of the First Printing should be 'A-Z'. That is false, as a perusal of the Harper Printing Code table you just Googled will show you that A-Z is the printing code for a January, 1950 Printing. Also note that some later printings now available for sale (including A-Z copies and F-Y copies among others), will use the word First Edition in the description of the Book offered, sometimes without indicating that the copy is, in fact, a later printing. That is because the SECOND EDITION did not come out until 1959, so that technically speaking, all PRINTINGS before then are FIRST EDITIONS, even though they might also be LATER PRINTINGS. All PRINTINGS of the Original Edition are collectible, but the most desirable is the First Printing (which this is). There is some confusion about this sometimes, as we Booksellers typically use First Edition and First Printing pretty much interchangeably much of the time. DATE PUBLISHED: 1949 EDITION: K-Y 276 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Genius and the Mobocracy [Signed by Wright]

      NY: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1949. Hardcover. Very good. First Edition. xiii, 112pp. Edges slightly tanned, otherwise very good in a rubbed jacket that has a couple of small chips to the bottom of the front and a long closed tear on at the gutter. Signed in full and dated June 8, 1949 by Wright on the front free endpaper.

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        The Sheltering Sky (First Edition)

      New York: New Directions, 1949. First American Edition. & & Author's first book, basis for the 1990 Bernardo Bertolucci film starring Debra Winger and John Malkovich.& & Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Jacket is lightly toned, with a touch of nicking to the extremities, and a tiny closed tear to the front panel, repaired with cello tape on the verso. Still, an exceptional copy.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        THE BATTLE OF GREECE 1940-1941 (SIGNED COPY)

      Athens, GA: The J.M.S. Scazikis "Alpha" Editions, 1949. Book. Good+. Soft cover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 406pp + 1p Errata and Corrigenda; 8 maps, some folding; 13 b/w photographs. Translated into English by Pat. Eliascos. Inscribed on the half-title page: "With the compliments of the author [signed] A Papagos". Edges of covers frayed, covers show some discolouration, otherwise an excellent copy..

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        The Life and Times of Andrew Jackson Sloper 1849-1933

      Kensington, Connecticut: Self-published; William T. Sloper. 1949. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good. First edition [1949] in the exceedingly scarce printed dustjacket. Series of 12 autobiographical sketches by Andrew Jackson Sloper, a prominent industrialist of New Britain, Connecticut, who was one of the few male survivors of the Titanic disaster, and who writes about this experience in the final essay. Illustrated in black and white. Dark crimson cloth with off-white dustjacket printed in red and black, portrait of the author on the front. The book is very good with little wear, firm binding, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [3.50] and has some age-yellowing and consistent age- related soil, closed tear along outer edge of front panel (not visible with mylar protector in place), one inch closed tear at top of front panel, tiny chips to the edges of the rear panel, very little paper loss.

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        Mathematical Theory of Communication

      UNIF OF ILLINOIS PRESS, URBANA, IL 1949 - dustjacket is covered in mylar for protection DATE PUBLISHED: 1949 EDITION: FIRST ED 117 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Shane

      Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston,, 1949. Octavo. Original fawn cloth, titles to upper cover and spine in brown. With the dust jacket. Spine bumped, minor foxing to fore edge otherwise a sharp copy, dust jacket with a couple of small chips to head of spine, corners nicked, a couple of small closed tears and light creasing to edges. First Edition, First Printing of this classic western.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Nineteen Eighty-Four

      New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co.,, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co.,, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. This book is in strong binding and square,no loose or missing pages, and no marks though it appears clean pencil erasure on rear fly leaf. In grey bookcloth with red and black lettering on spine and front board very distinct, very clear, and unusually well preserved copy. Near Fine except for the pencil erasure already noted. This copy looks like it was laid up in lavender. The mostly blue Book Jacket shows orig $3.00 price on flap. Jacket also shows slight loss to head of spine and rubbbing to tail of spine, slight fading to spine, but unusually well preserved "first american edition" copy,from copyright page, all small letters. No other info on copyright page. Now in mylar cover. Images can be emailed to you upon request. OVL there.

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        L'ART NON FIGURATIF NON OBJECTIF. [With Seven Pochoir Plates by Herbin]

      Paris:: Edition Lydia Conti,, 1949. First Edition. Near Fine. LIMITED EDITION OF 1000 COPIES. THIS IS No. 710. Near Fine First Edition First Printing in the original printed Dust jacket over thin boards. Complete with 7 pochoir color plates printed recto only, a printed "color wheel" of circles showing the primary colors, and 17 black and white plates, as issued. No extraneous writing, markings. Binding tight. A handsome copy of this early work on abstraction drawing significantly from both color theory and geometric forms. 8vo. 131, [3], 7 Pochoir Plates.

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        White Sands, New Mexico

      1949 / 1975. Fine condition, nicely framed.. Gelatin silver print, 7 1/2 X 9 1/2, mounted, SIGNED on the mount recto. The original White Sands portfolio, produced in 1949, contained twelve photographs and was printed in an edition of fifty. This print is likely from the second edition portfolio, produced in 1975, in an edition of seventeen, with three additional photographs.

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        Carlos V

      Sucesores de Rivadeneyra, Madrid 1949 - - Carlos V y sus banqueros. La hacienda real de Castilla. Madrid, Sociedad de Estudios y Publicaciones, MCMXLIX [1949]. Imprenta de Rivadeneyra. XVI p. 635 p. 1 h. (colofón). - Carlos V y sus banqueros. La vida económica en Castilla (1516-1556). Madrid, Sociedad de Estudios y Publicaciones, MCMLXV [1965]. Segunda edición. Imprenta de Rivadeneyra, 1965. XXII p., 1 lámina, 542 p. 2 h. (erratas y colofón). - Carlos V y sus banqueros. Los caminos del oro y de la plata (Deuda exterior y tesoros ultramarinos). Madrid, Sociedad de Estudios y Publicaciones, MCMLXVII [1967]. Imprenta Sucesores de Rivadeneyra, 1968. 2 h. 1 lámina, 627 p. 1 h. (colofón). En 4º. Holandesa piel, planos tela. Láminas fuera de texto y cuadros, en el 3er tomo uno de ellos plegado. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Death of a Salesman

      Viking Press 1949 - A good to very good first edition in a very good first issue dust jacket, signed by the author Arthur Miller on a tipped-in page. Bottom edge worn, with board showing in some spots. Housed in a custom-made slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        E. Othon Friesz *

      Rombaldi, Paris 2.6.1949. - En feuilles 40 x 30, couverture imprimée rempliée, portefeuille toilé à rabats avec dos parchemin titré en rouge, un rien défraîchi. Cet album contient 8 lithographies (1 en sanguine, 1 en couleur, 3 en deux tons) et 2 eaux-fortes, 3 seules étant signées et justifiées par l'artiste, décédé au cours de la réalisation de cet ouvrage. Parmi les sujets : quelques nus, enfants et paysages. Édition originale. L'un des 100 et quelques exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil à la forme de Lana.

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        Death of a Salesman

      New York: The Viking Press. 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. March 1949. First Edition. Orange hardback cloth cover. 210mm x 150mm (8" x 6"). 139pp. .

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        A Tree of Night and Other Stories

      New York: Random House, 1949. First. hardcover. fine. Illustrated title page. 209pp. 8vo, rebound in full black morocco, silver-stamped spine with raised bands, t.e.g. New York, Random House, (1949). First edition. A fine copy.

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        Survey, Building Plans, Elevations, and Perspective for Otto Kramer, for Structure on Harrison East Side of Harrison St., 125' North of 18th, 560 Alabama St., San Francisco. Current address 2111 Harrison or 560 Alabama

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, November 1949 - February 1950. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 17" x 22". 10 sheets. Job #225. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

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        The Second Confession (First Edition, signed in the year of publication)

      New York: Viking Press, 1949. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED and dated in the year of publication by the author on the front flyleaf: "10/3/49 / Rex Stout." & & Spine a bit cocked, else Near Fine in a Very Good, price-clipped dust jacket with moderate shelfwear, slight fading to the spine, and rubbing at the spine ends and extremities.

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        Léda *

      Mermod, Lausanne 1949. - En feuilles 18 x 13, couverture rempliée illustrée. En ce délicat écrin chinois d'une rare fraîcheur, un recueil de poèmes des territoires charnels, clos par une notice évoquant le mythe, tirée du "Dictionnaire de la Fable".Exemplaire du tirage courant ou réimpression de 1956, voire collection complète ou autres titres sur ce fragile papier de tête sur demande.En bref, Mermod on a presque tout de lui ! Édition originale. L'un des 30 exemplaires de tête, numéroté II, sur Chine, avant 750 ordinaire, les 500 premiers réservés aux membres du Club des lecteurs de la Gazette des Lettres de Paris.

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        Madame Bovary. "Moeurs de province".

      VIALETAY-VAIREL, Paris 1949 - Lithographies originales de Mariette LYDIS. Paris, éd. Vialetay-Vairel, 1949, fort volume in-4, en feuilles, sous couverture blanche rempliée, titre imprimé, sous chemise et étui cartonnage vert. Tirage limité à 198 ex. num. Exemplaire d'artiste signé à la mine de plomb par Mariette LYDIS avec une suite des planches refusées. Les lithographies originales de Mariette LYDIS ont été tirées sur les presses à bras de E. et J. Desjobert. Manque la suite. Usures à l'étui. Livres

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        The Architectural Digest: A Pictorial Digest of Outstanding Architecture, Interior Decoration and Landscaping

      John C. Brasfield 1949 - 1963, Los Angeles - Unique collection containing 17 large and 3 extra (small) issues. The magazine was published quarterly (2 large issues & 2 extra issues published annually). The larger issues contain residential and some commercial architecture with a focus on luxury California homes, which were designed or decorated by notable architects and designers of the period. Approx. 60 illustrated advertisement pages in rear of each issue. Extra issues with few pages, typically focused on one residence. Earlier issues not dated. Our collection starts with Volume XII, Number 3 (1949) and ends with Volume XX, Number 1 (Spring 1963). Folio. All with original photographic wraps and profusely illustrated with b/w reproductions of photographs.Issues in our collection: Volume XII, Number 3, 200pp. Volume XII, Number 4, 232pp. Volume XIII, Number 3, 256pp. Volume XIII, Number 4, 240pp. Volume XIV, Number 2, 184pp. Volume XIV, Number 3, 220pp. Volume XIV, Number 4, 192pp. Volume XV, Number 1, 240pp. Volume XV, Number 2, 192pp. Volume XV, Number 3, 202pp. Volume XV, Number 4, 216pp. Volume XVI, Number 3, 208pp. Volume XVI, Number 4, 196pp. Volume XVII, Number 2, 12pp. (extra issue). Volume XVII, Number 3, Fall 1960, 246pp. Volume XVIII, Number 2. 16pp. (extra issue). Volume XIX, Number 1, Spring 1962, 224pp. Volume XIX, Number 3, Fall 1962, 200pp. Volume XIX, Number 4, Winter 1963, 18pp. (extra issue). Volume XX, Number 1, Spring 1963, 200pp. WITH unnumbered "The Architectural Digest: A Portfolio of Fireplaces. 8pp. bound in photographic wraps.Photographs by Julius Shulman (Brentwood Country Club among others), Robert C. Cleveland, Maynard L. Parker, George R. Szanik, Max Eckert, Gabriel Moulin Studios, George de Gennaro, Harold Davis, Harry Baskerville, Jr., Archie D. Ferrante, Jack Laxer, Ernest Graham, John Hartley, Amir Farr, Virginia McIntire, Kent Oppenheimer, Louis Reens (The White House, Washington D.C.), Ezra Stoller, Ulric Meisel, Art Streib Studio and others. Features architecture by Richard J. Neutra (residence of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Kronish, Beverly Hills), Gerard R. Colcord (residence of Alan Ladd in Holmby Hills), Alfred T. Wilkes, J. E. Dolena (Thunderbird Ranch and Country Club, Palm Springs), Richard Langendorf, Burton A. Schutt (Henry F. Haldeman residence & Innes Shoe Store), John C. Warnecke, Marion Varner, Paul Sterling Hoag, R. L. Byrd (Lanai House - Pacific Palisades and "The Marquis", Hollywood), James McNaughton, Martin Stern (Sheraton-West Hotel, Los Angeles), Stephen A. Stephanian, Herbert Cordier (Villa Antelo, Bel Air), Stiles Clements, Eduardo Samaniego (Screen Actors Guild, Hollywood), Dick Palmer, (Carnation Building), Minton & Smith (St. Brigid's Catholic Church), O'Neil Ford, George Vernon (Lockheed Aircraft International, Inc.), Cliff May, Styles Clements (Barraclough Restaurant, Los Angeles), Welton Becket & Associates (Capitol Records Tower, Hollywood), Earl Heitschmidt (Jonathan Club, Los Angeles), Roland H. Crawford (Los Angeles Country Club), Paul Christian Yeager (residence of U.S. Senator Barry Goldwater in Phoenix, AZ), Sidney Eisenshtat (Brentwood Country Club), Alfred T. Gilman (Malibu Sands Motel and Apartments), Kenneth Brown, Paul R. Williams (Perino's Restaurant, Los Angeles) and others. Interior designs by John S. Mason, Paul Laszlo, Mildred Meek, Ross Thiele, Arthur Elrod, Cannell & Chaffin, Adele Faulkner (The Lytton Center of the Visual Arts -Hollywood among others), Izzy Cantor, Ceil Williams, Tom Douglas (George Vanderbilt's New York Penthouse), Charles J. Aufferth, Jr. (Beverly Wilshire Hotel), Barnett Bros., Ida Lambert of W. & J. Sloane, Albert Parvin & Co. (Flamingo Hotel, The Sands, The Dunes, Las Vegas), Archibald Taylor, Fernand Barrett, Henry Grace (Executive Office of Sol C. Siegel at MGM), Mary Hunt (Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills), Frank Reddington, James S. Gerard (free form coffee table at John Wayne's residence), Norma Roth, Antone Dalu (Desi Arnaz' Indian Wells Hotel - Guest Sui [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Portrait Photograph of Billie Holiday

      New York march 23 1949 [New York, march 23, 1949. (HOLIDAY, BILLIE) Approximately 9-1/2 x 7 inches. Vintage gelatin print. With the photographer's embossed stamp in the image and his atelier ink stamp on verso: "Photograph by Carl Van Vechten/146 Central Park West /Cannot be reproduced without permission " and with holograph notes giving subject of the photo, ("March 23, 1949"), and number of the print (III gg.4"). Matted and framed . Provenance: The estate of Saul Mauriber, Van Vechten's assistant and executor of Van Vechten's photography estate and the compiler of PORTRAITS: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF CARL VAN VECHTEN (1978)

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        Thistly B

      Publisher: Oxford University Press, N. Y. , 1949. First Edition. Binding is: Hardcover. . Book condition: Very Good/Jacket condition: Very Good. . 6 1/4 in. x 6 3/4 in. A scarce First Edition in the hardcover. Text and illustrations by Tasha Tudor. The story of Thistly B, a canary. When the Godmummy brought another canary for the family it was a wife for Thistly B. The story of how they raised a family is told with delicate pictures such as only Tasha Tudor can draw. Pages are not numbered. Previous owner's name at top right corner of first free end page. Several small chips out of the dust jacket at the edge and spine. Original publisher's price of $1.50 still intact. Other than the previous owner's name - no other names, marks, or writing. Dust jacket and book are in Very Good condition.

      [Bookseller: Quinn & Davis Booksellers]
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        Death of a Salesman

      Viking 1949 - First Edition, First Printing "Published by the Viking Press, Inc in March 1949". A wonderful copy SIGNED by Arthur Miller. This attractive dustjacket that is rich in color with light wear to the spine and edges. This ORIGINAL First Issue dustjacket has the $2.50 printed price present on the front flap with a picture of the author on the back flap. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, with NO cocking or leans. The front endpaper has previous owner's name nicely written. The pages are clean NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author. Includes a custom cloth clamshell slipcase for preservation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Death of a Salesman (Signed First Edition)

      New York: The Viking Press, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. Miller's classic Pulitzer Prize winning play. A tight close to near fine copy with some offsetting to the last few pages from some vintage newspaper clippings and with a tiny corner crease to one page in a close to near fine first issue dust jacket that has some very slight wear and is ever so slightly spine faded. Signed by Miller on the first blank endpaper. A very nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Two Little Trains

      William R. Scott 1949 - A near fine book in a rare, very good dust jacket. The book has some very slight rubbing along corners and edges. Ms. Brown is also the author of Goodnight, Moon and Runaway Bunny. Comes in a custom-made slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        The Story of the Trapp Family Singers

      Philadelphia: J.P. Lippincott, 1949. First edition of the story of the Trapp family singers. Octavo. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Signed by the author. Basis for the classic musical and later film, "The Sound of Music" starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. Rare, especially signed. In her own, beautiful, simple words, the Baroness Maria Augusta Trapp tells the dramatic story that inspired the classic American musical The Sound of Music. Both provide an easy feel and description of the family's experiences in pre-war Austria. Nonetheless, the two should not be conflated. "The Sound of Music" concludes with a scene of the family as they hike over the mountain to freedom, but "The Story of the Trapp Family Singers" carries on the family's life after they leave Austria. It tells of the concerns the family performs through Europe to support themselves as well as their efforts to leave to the United States to avoid the war.

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        [The Second World War, in Dutch] Memoires over de tweede wereldoorlog

      Amsterdam/Brussels, Uitgeversemaatschappij Elsevier,, 1949–54. 10 volumes, octavo. Publisher's quarter calf, green lettering pieces, tan cloth boards, dates blocked in green on front boards, top edges yellow. Photographic illustrations throughout; titles printed in blue and black. Each volume signed by Churchill (see below). Spines lightly rubbed in places, small ink stain to leather on rear board of vol. 10, else a fine set. Deluxe Dutch edition, inscribed by the author, vols. 1–7 signed "W S Churchill" on the front free endpaper, vol. 6 additionally dated 1952 by him in the same place; vol. 8 signed "Winston S. Churchill" on the front free endpaper; vols. 9 and 10 signed and dated "Winston S. Churchill 1955" on the title-page.

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        Chant funèbre pour Ignacio Sanchez Mejias *

      Aux Dépens des Exécutants, Paris 1949. - En feuilles 36 x 27, sous couverture illustrée rempliée, double emboîtage demi toile orné d'un portrait original gravé monocolore (bois ou linoléum) au premier plat de la chemise, reporté sur un côté de l'étui, ce dernier fissuré et titré de la main de son ex-possesseur, l'éditeur du catalogue raisonné qui fut l'un des proches de l'artiste. L'un des 160 exemplaires numérotés sur BFK de Rives, signés par Abram Krol. Une curiosité que ce premier livre illustré de l'artiste, au début de ses activités de graveur, ses primes estampes datant de l'année précédente.L'ouvrage est intégralement tiré en gravure, texte et images, avec une dédicace autographe signée de l'illustrateur au faux-titre; c'est un bel exemple de virtuosité illustrant cette ardue tecnique qu'est le burin. on sait de quoi on cause, l'ayant testée personnellement.Le catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé ne mentionne pas la part d'estampe dont s'orne l'étui, représentant une variante du portrait (de Lorca ?) figurant sur la troisième planche.[Cailler 5-25]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        A Selection from the Occasional Sermons

      London: The Dropmore Press,, 1949. Edited by Evelyn Waugh. Tall quarto. Original red cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Ownership inscription to front pastedown and ownership signature to title page. Ends of spine a little faded, corners bumped, tape residue to free endpapers. An excellent copy in the dust jacket. First edition, first impression. One of 500 numbered copies from a total limited edition of 550.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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