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        THE EVERGREEN TALES, OR TALES FOR THE AGELESS

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1949-1952. Hardcover. Fine in Near Fine slipcases. The complete 15 volume set in 5 red paper-covered slicases, small folio (8" x 12"), in various full color linen bindings. Includes "Hansel & Gretel," "Jack and the Beanstalk," "The Ugly Duckling," "Pandora's Box," "The Emperor's New Clothes," "Beauty and the Beast," "The Story of Aladdin," "The Three Bears," and seven others. All illustrations are in color with some hand-colored and some ORIGINAL COLOR LITHOGRAPHS. Each is copy #670 (nine volumes) or #524 (six volumes) of 2500 or 2000 numbered copies with many of the copies signed by the illustrators and/or the editor. The editor has SIGNED nine of the volumes and INSCRIBED "Jack and the Beanstalk" for "Donna and Ricky." Illustrators who have SIGNED are Fritz Eichenberg, Everett Gee Jackson, Edward Ardizzone, Rafaello Busoni, Robert Lawson, and Ervine Metzl. Arthur Szyk and Fritz Kredel have not signed. Scarce to find a complete set, albeit this set has two different limitation numbers.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        A complete set of the 15 ORIGINAL WATERCOLORS for Aladdin & The Wonderful Lamp from EVERGREEN TALES. Group I

      [New York]: [Limited Editions Club], [1949]. Original Art. Close to Fine. Fritz Kredel. A complete set of the 15 ORIGINAL WATERCOLORS by Fritz Kredel for Aladdin & The Wonderful Lamp which was one of 15 volumes limited to 2500 copies in the Evergreen Tales series. There are 5 watercolors on three 10-1/2" x 13" sheets mounted to boards, along with what appears to be two slightly different colored drawings of the endpapers for the volume which featured a number of small drawings. In addition there are several progressive proofs of the drawings. Housed in an envelope from the George Macy Companies.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Les fourmis *

      Scorpion, Paris 4.7.1949. - Broché, couverture décorée. Tranches jaunies. Cet excellent recueil de nouvelles a fait l'objet d'une (plus rare encore) réimpression en 1950, sur meilleur papier qui plus est; à mi-prix (un prix d'ami) vous l'avez.Nous nous souvenons d'avoir douté de son existence - elle fut sauf erreur signalée par l'excellent Michel Rybalka - tant l'on a eu de peine à en trouver un exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        One-Way Ticket. Inscribed to Moses Asch

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First Edition. Octavo. Canary-yellow boards backed in navy blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 136pp. Inscribed by Langston Hughes on front endpaper: "Especially for Moe Asch - and our record - Sincerely, Langston," dated New York, August 1955. A tight, Near Fine copy in lightly worn dustwrapper with small loss near crown (not affecting text); VG to Near Fine. & & The inscription likely refers to Hughes's 1955 recording for Moe Asch's recording company, Folkways, titled The Glory of Negro History - one of several spoken-word collaborations between Hughes and Asch in the decade of the Fifties. Asch was a pioneer not only of recorded folk music - pressing the first commercial sides of artists as diverse as Pete Seeger and Leadbelly - but also a staunch supporter of the civil rights movement, as evidenced by his numerous collaborations with African-American poets and musicians throughout the post-war years. A terrific association.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        The Flanagan Boy (First UK Edition)

      London: Harrap, 1949. First Edition. First Edition. Near Fine in a bright, Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket shows a touch of color fading to the spine, and a few tiny nicks to spine ends and corners. A nice example of an uncommon title, basis for the 1953 British film noir (retitled "Bad Blonde" in the US), starring Barbara Payton.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The Life and Times of Po Chu-I. A Handwritten Letter to Wynkoop Smith by Arthur Waley. Signed

      New York: The Macmillan Company,1949 - Octavo, 24*16.3cm, 238pp. An ex-libris of Glanville Wynkoop Smith on front pastedown. On back pastedown is a 2-page handwritten letter addressed to Glanville Wynkoop Smith by Waley, dated December 25 [1958]. Also included is a 6-page article by Arthur Waley, entitled "Notes on Translation", published in "The Atlantic Monthly", November 1958,pp.107-112. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        Le livre blanc *

      P. Morihien, sans lieu ni date. - Broché 24 x 19, couverture illustrée rempliée. Tranches à peine jaunies. L'un des 475 exemplaires numérotés sur Johannot. Troisième édition, anonyme comme les précédentes, de cet ouvrage à caractère érotique datable de 1949. Belle impression à grandes marges, littérature et sexualité des marges en font un grand classique du genre.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Le Satiricon. Traduit par Laurent Tailhade. Lithographies originales de Emile Othon Friesz

      Paris: Aux dépens d'un amateur, 1949. Livre. Illus. by Emile Othon Friesz. Très bon. Demi-reliure à Bandes. Edition illustrée. Grand In-4. Paris, Aux dépens d'un amateur, 1949. 37 x 28 cm (R), grand et fort in-4, (8) 249 (3) pp., 37 lithographies hors texte en deux tons (comprises dans la pagination), 2 lithographies dans le texte (justification et titre), couverture ornée d'une grande lithographie en couleurs, reliure de demi-maroquin havanne à bandes, dos à 4 nerfs repoussés, filets sur les plats, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés. Premier tirage des 40 lithographies d'Othon Friesz. Tirage à 218 exemplaires. Celui-ci l'un des 25 sur vélin d'Arches à la forme contenant une SUITE en noir sur papier d'Auvergne à la main (n° 50). Un Satyricon impressionnant. Quelques rousseurs éparses et quelques épidermures sans gravité à la reliure. (MONOD, 9048).

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        A WRITER'S NOTEBOOK

      London: Heinemann, 1949 [MacLennan, Hugh] Maugham, W. Somerset. A WRITER'S NOTEBOOK. London: Heinemann, 1949. A very good or better copy of the First Edition in the publisher's black cloth with silver décor & spine lettering lacking the dustwrapper. Inscribed by Dorothy Duncan MacLennan to Hugh MacLennan when both of them were laid-up - Dorothy at the Ross Pavilion of the Royal Victoria Hospital & Hugh at the Montreal Neurological Institute: "For Hugh - / in the Neuro - / From Dorothy - / in the Ross - / Oct 1949". $1175.00 Health issues dominated their lives - MacLennan lived continuously with the consciousness of his wife's [American author & painter, Dorothy Duncan MacLennan] illness during the late 1940's & 1950's & shaped his experience into what he considered his best novel - THE WATCH THAT ENDS THE NIGHT. Dorothy Duncan MacLennan chronicled her struggle with chronic illness and the complex issues involved in playing a supporting role for her writer husband (Hugh MacLennan) while pursuing her own career as an author & painter - SMALL TREASURES - The Small Details of Life: 20 Diaries by Women in Canada, 1830-1996 Edited by Kathryn Carter. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Les conquérants *

      A.Skira, Paris 1949. - En feuilles 40 x 30, étui et chemise crème, titre au dos, infimes salissures à l'emboîtage, décharge de papier et quelques légères rousseurs sur 2 pages vierges en fin. L'un des 125 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil à la forme du Marais, signés par l'auteur, l'illustrateur et l'éditeur. Magnifique publication du grand éditeur pour lequel Masson réalisa d'impressionnantes gravures en taille-douce; la plupart sont à pleine page et colorées selon un procédé perfectionné issu de ses propres expérimentations. Les planches, avec leur subtil dégradé, s'apparentent plutôt à la lithographie qu'à l'eau-forte. Une réussite!

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Les cantilènes en gelée *

      Rougerie, (Limoges 1949). - En feuilles 28 x 23, couverture illustrée à rabats. L'un des plus rares et recherchés, l'un des plus beaux aussi, des livres de Boris, auquel est joint l'intrigant ex-libris de votre serviteur uniquement réservé à sa vianopholie, gravé sur cuivre par le delicieux Yuri Shtapakov et tiré à 50 exemplaires, figurant la trombine de Boris.Les poèmes, reproduits en fac-similé d'après les manuscrits, sont dédiés à des (plus ou moins) proches parmi lesquels: Sartre, Labisse, Coutaud, Prévert, Boullet, Queneau, Brenot.Notre exemplaire est enrichi d'une photographie (contretype) par Isis Bidermanas du vernissage des Cantilènes le 14 mai 1949 au Club Saint-Germain - Y figurent l'auteur, l'éditeur, Labisse, Parisot et Calet (Alanore, qui avait enluminé les murs se reposait dans un coin). L'atmosphère étant au dégel, quoique les piles de Cantilènes n'aient pas du tant fondre, on s'y servit un verre.A la bonne vôtre ! Édition originale. L'un des 180 exemplaires numérotés, après 10 luxe avec suite et 10 Hors commerce.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Knight's Gambit. Review Copy

      NY: Random House (1949). 1st ed., 1949. 8vo. 246 pp. Original red cloth. Publisher's Advance Review Copy with slip laid in. This is a fine book in a near fine DJ with shallow surface color wear at the spinal extremities and tips of the front flap folds; colors bright and unfaded.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn ABAA]
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        The Condor and the Cows

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,, 1949. Illustrated from photographs by William Caskey. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt, pictorial endpapers, red top-stain. Illustrated throughout from photographs. Binding rubbed, areas of fading to spine and edge of upper board, endpapers spotted and partially tanned, contents toned. A good copy. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the half-title "For our dearest Lincoln & Fidelma, with regrets for the book this might have been – a book worthy of your names on the dedication page. As always, Chris X (Pig's mark) Nov. 1949". Lincoln Kirstein (1907–1996) was an important American cultural promoter who, with George Ballanchine, founded the New York City Ballet.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Furcht und Elend des Dritten Reiches. Eine Auswahl

      Bln.,/Lpz., Volk und Wissen Vlg. 1949.. gr.-8°. 78 S. OKart. 1 Bl. m. Eckabriß. Papierbed. gebräunt. Mit eh Signatur Brechts a. d. Titelbl.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Mann mit Trompete im Gerichtssaal)

      - Aquarellierte Handzeichnung von J.K.G. Niedlich, signiert. Ca. 20 x 12,5 cm (H). Johannes Karl Gotthard Niedlich, geb. am 4 März 1949 in Lunow an der Oder, Mark Brandenburg, lebt und arbeitet als freischaffender Künstler in Altlandsberg bei Berlin. Die Zeichnung ist die Original-Vorlage für die Buchillustration zu Cyrano de Bergerac "Die Mondstaaten", erschienen in "Der Traum aller Träume. Utopien von Platon bis Morris" von Joachim Walther, Berlin, Verlag Neues Leben 1987, S. 165.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen]
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        Mann bein Nacht)

      - Aquarellierte Handzeichnung von J.K.G. Niedlich, signiert. Ca. 20 x 12,5 cm (H). Johannes Karl Gotthard Niedlich, geb. am 4 März 1949 in Lunow an der Oder, Mark Brandenburg, lebt und arbeitet als freischaffender Künstler in Altlandsberg bei Berlin. Die Zeichnung ist die Original-Vorlage für die Buchillustration zu Etienne Cabet "Die ikarische Republik", erschienen in "Der Traum aller Träume. Utopien von Platon bis Morris" von Joachim Walther, Berlin, Verlag Neues Leben 1987, S. 286.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen]
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        Mann in der Weihnachtsnacht)

      - Aquarellierte Handzeichnung von J.K.G. Niedlich, signiert. Ca. 17,4 x 17,6 cm. Johannes Karl Gotthard Niedlich, geb. am 4 März 1949 in Lunow an der Oder, Mark Brandenburg, lebt und arbeitet als freischaffender Künstler in Altlandsberg bei Berlin. Die Zeichnung ist die Original-Vorlage für die Buchillustration zu "Wer fliegt dort am Himmel? Kinderreime und Gedichte" von Alfred Könner, Berlin, Altberliner Verlag 1981, S. 21.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen]
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        Mann und Frau am Singen)

      - Aquarellierte Handzeichnung von J.K.G. Niedlich, signiert. Ca. 17 x 11 cm (H). Johannes Karl Gotthard Niedlich, geb. am 4 März 1949 in Lunow an der Oder, Mark Brandenburg, lebt und arbeitet als freischaffender Künstler in Altlandsberg bei Berlin. Die Zeichnung ist die Original-Vorlage für die Buchillustration zu "Das Weihnachtsfest mit Pointe" von Heinrich Seidel, erschienen 1990 in: Jörg Hildebrandt (Hrsg.), Es zogen die Sterne mit goldener Pracht. Weihnacht deutschsprachiger Erzähler des 19. Jahrhunderts ; Geschichten und Verse. Berlin, Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, S. 339.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen]
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        Journal du Voleur

      [Genève]: Aux dépens d'un ami [Albert Skira], 1949. Livre. Très bon. En Feuilles. Signé par l'auteur. Ed. originale. In-4. Sl, Aux dépens d'un ami, sd [Genève, Albert Skira, 1949]. 29 x 19,5 cm, in-4, 309 pp. + 1 f. n. ch., page de titre avec titre manuscrit lithographié en noir, lettrines lithographiées, en feuilles sous couverture crème rempliée avec titre lithographié sur le premier plat et au dos. Edition originale réservée aux seuls souscripteurs. L'un des 400 exemplaires sur vélin à la forme des papeteries de Lana, seul papier avec 10 vélin d'Arches, celui-ci non numéroté mais SIGNE au colophon par Jean Genet. Bel exemplaire, en partie non coupé, avec tout juste le dos très lég. bruni. (PIA, 706 ; DUTEL, 1811).

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Karamojo Safari

      Harcourt Brace and Company New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. 1949. First. First American edition. Just about fine in a slightly spine-faded and price-clipped, near fine dustwrapper. A lovely copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A History of Cyprus; Vols. I, II, and III

      Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1949 Original brown cloth on boards. Volume I has pale blue DJ and waterstains to bottom 2 inches of endpapers, with slight wrinkling to first 25 pp. It is a 1949 reprint of the 1940 first edition. Volumes II and III are 1972 reprints of the 1948 first editions. Following the author's death in 1948, a fourth volume was published (1952) with the assistance of Sir Harry Luke as editor. Volumes II and III were published together in glossy white DJ Volumes I and III are price-clipped, and Volume III has small tears to top edges of DJ. No writing except previous owner's name, Jane Armstrong Earl, and date in Volume III. Jane was the wife of, and co-correspondent with, Lawrence Earl, native of Saint John, New Brunswick, where he was known as Larry Wiezel. Volume I, To the Conquest by Richard Lion Heart, has 352 pp. Volume II, The Frankish Period, 1192-1432 and Volume III, The Frankish Period, 1432-1571, have 1198 pp. together. Please allow for extra postage for these heavy books.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Photos, Maps, and Drawings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Dave Shoots, Bookseller]
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        Last Operas And Plays

      New York, Toronto: Rinehart And Company, 1949 A Fine + 8vo Hardcover, c.1949, First Edition, Advanced Review Copy with Publisher Review Card, including it's original $5.00 priced Dustjacket in Very Good Condition. Book displays minimal age, handling, or shelfwear. Boards, Spine, and Page Block are Fine. Spine is solid, as well as both hinges. All 310 pages are free of writing, and display minimal age. Rear Endpaper/Flypage show ghost of a laid in paper. Else Fine. Dustjacket is Very Good, showing only faint age and handling, with the spine displaying a shade of age. Jacket comes in a new Demco Mylar. A very rare book, in complete and solid condition, including it's Rinehart Review Card dated March 24 1949. Photo's are of the actual book.. First Edition ARC. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: The Woodward Avenue Bookshelf]
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        RUPERT AND EDWARD AND THE CIRCUS

      Published by Sampson Low, 1949 (Circa.). Paperback. Very Good. Illustrated by Tourtel, Mary. Slightly better than very good condition. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. A Rupert Cut Out Story Book. B/w story panel plus colour figures to cut out. Slight rubbing to cover edges and some very slight scuffing to covers. Staples are rusty. Contents unused. A super copy of an exceptionally scarce Rupert book. [R]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        The Sheltering Sky

      London: John Lehmann, 1949. First edition of the author's landmark first book. Octavo, original cloth. Some fading to the spine cloth and extremities, a very good copy in a very good dust jacket with some chips to the crown and foot of the spine. The Sheltering Sky stands head and shoulders above most other novels published in English since World War II" (The New Republic).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Fireside Cook Book: A Complete Guide to Fine Cooking

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1949. First edition of this early Beard classic. Original cloth. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Signed by James Beard on the half-title page. A very bright copy. The Fireside Cook Book is designed for people who are not content to regard food just as something one transfers periodically from plate to mouth. It is for those who recognize that a simple family meal (as well as a dress-up dinner party) can be a pleasure and a special event. The wide variety of I-can't-wait-to-try-it dishes in the book are presented according to a new and different theory. You will find here no attempt to overwhelm the cook with all the recipes ever concocted. Instead, you will find clear, easy-to-follow instructions for the basic preparation of every food, followed in each case by fascinating variations. The basic recipes and variations add up to 1,217 tested dishes -- simple enough for the novice, delicious enough for the most meticulous master chef, complete enough for the most imaginative menus without a repetition.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        BOTTEGHE OSCURE

      Rome. 1949 through 1960.. Whole numbers one through four, and six through twenty- five (lacking only #5 for all published). Twenty-four issues. Tall octavo. Printed wrappers. A few wrappers lightly foxed or faintly soiled, seven issues remain in their printed dust jackets (some fraying and chips), one issue with printed belly-band, light use at overlap edges, one dust jacket bears a private ownership stamp. In all, a very good set. Edited by Marguerite Chapin (Princess Caetani), whose COMMERCE (Paris 1924-32) was of considerable significance as well. A complete run (short one issue) of this multilingual biannual, accompanied by the separate index volume published by Wesleyan University Press in 1964. Over a dozen years, BOTTEGHE OSCURE published some 650 writers, of thirty nationalities, in six languages. Contributors (just scratching the surface) include Agee, W.C. and T. Williams, Dylan Thomas, Merrill, Jarrell, Montale, Roethke, Tomlinson, Malraux, Artaud, Camus, Valéry, J. Wright, Stafford, Stevens, McCullers, Wilbur, Kees, Merwin, Ignatow, Auden, Warren, Raine, Trocchi, Cavafy, Char, Spender, Tomlinson, Logue, et al. Issues 2 and 4 contain the uncommon separate pamphlets printing the Italian translations of the English language poets appearing in the issue, and a few other issues have publisher's ephemera laid in. Additional postal charges apply. ANDERSON & KINZIE, p.685.

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        Archive of Drafts of Letters and Documents relating to Saroyan's separation and divorce from his wife Carol Marcus, and her affair with cartoonist Al Capp

      [New York], 1949-1950. 4to. In all, 29 pp. . A Saroyan archive of essential biographical importance. In 1943, Armenian-American author William Saroyan, at the peak of his success and fame, married the 17-year-old socialite Carol Marcus. They had two children, Aram (b. 1943) and Lucy (b. 1946), but by 1949, as this archive painfully documents, the marriage was clearly breaking up. In July 1949, the couple agreed to separate; in September of that year they divorced; and Marcus, as a letter here reveals, began an affair will the cartoonist Al Capp. Eventually, Saroyan and Marcus remarried in 1951, but they quickly divorced again in 1952. This archive contains the following letters and documents relating to the marriage and its break-up: 1. Several typed and carbon drafts of Saroyan's request for annulment of the marriage, with several autograph corrections and insertions by Saroyan. The essential ground of the complaint was Saroyan's assertion that Marcus deceived him as to her origins, and pretended to be the daughter of a Catholic couple from Long Island, of Scottish, and French-Russian descent, rather than the illegitimate daughter of a Jewish mother, as she later admitted. 14 pages in all 2. Carbon copy of the separation agreement of July 1949. 6 pages. 3. Draft Typed Letter signed to Al Capp, Jan. 8, 1950. 3pp., with several autograph corrections. 4. Draft of the same letter. 1 page 5. Another draft of the same letter. 1 page. 6. Carbon copy of the final letter to Capp, Jan 8, 1950. 4 pages. A painful and moving letter to Capp regarding Capp's affair with Marcus, a warning to Capp that Marcus had a psychopathic personality ("she tells lies and believes them, makes false accusations, and lives in a world of fantasy"); and his belief that Capp is "wittingly or unwittingly helping this woman to plunge deeper and deeper into a life of fantasy which must eventually bring her to the urgent need of hospitalization, and to her children terrible suffering and heartache -" Carol Marcus later married the actor Walter Matthau; Aram Saroyan became a writer in his own right; and Lucy Saroyan became an actress

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Chinese Carriage hand-colored woodblock print

      Chinese Carriage hand-colored woodblock printChina, 19th Century18" x 23 ¼" framed; museum quality framing using all archival materials and uv plexiglassExcellent conditionThis Chinese woodblock print is from a series of extraordinary woodblock prints, from the 19th century, illustrate various types of Chinese carriages, including Chinese litter, or jiao, which had no wheels. The first depictions of Chinese wooden carriages on poles appeared in painted landscape scrolls in the Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534) and the Song Dynasty. The type of carriage one used was a way for the Chinese to denote class and/or status. A commoner used a simple carriage made of bamboo or wood, while the mandarin (the wealthiest class) class used a carriage enclosed in silk curtains. Also of great importance was the bridal chair. A traditional bride is carried to her wedding ceremony by a ?shoulder carriage.? These were lacquered in an auspicious shade of red, richly ornamented and gilded, and were equipped with red silk curtains to screen the bride from onlookers. During the late 19th century, manual rickshaws became popular with the social elite in China. Rickshaws are a mode of human-powered transport in which a runner draws a two-wheeled cart which seats one or two people. In the 20th Century, the rickshaw was considered a symbol of oppression to the working class and poor and were eventually eliminated after the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949.This fascinating print is in excellent condition, with original hand-coloring, still incredibly vibrant.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries]
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        Medicine Under Canvas: A War Journal of the 77th Evacuation Hospital

      Kansas City, Missouri: The Sosland Press Inc. [& the University of Kansas, School of Medicine, 1949]. First Edition: apparently only 500 copies were printed for unit members. This is an extremely detailed history of an evacuation hospital in the European and North African theatres of World War II, one of only a few such histories published. The 77th Evacuation Hospital was formed at The University of Kansas Medical Center in 1942. Although preliminary organization began earlier, the unit was not actually drawn up until the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in December of 1941. The unit, comprised of 40 doctors, 60 nurses, and 300 enlisted men, was shipped out to England in May of 1942. They were active in Oran after North Africa was invaded by the Allies and in Sicily until the surrender of all axis forces in that theatre in 1943. They then returned to England and prepared for service on the European mainland after the anticipated invasion. On July 7th, 1944 the unit crossed the English Channel and supported Allied troops until the end of the war.A second edition appeared in 2008, as well as a documentary film containing interviews with unit members and original colour footage shot by Mervin Rumold, MD, a surgeon in the unit. The documentary premiered on Veteran’s Day, 2008. 4to. pp. [10], 196. text in double columns. profusely illus. in b/w, some map illus. map-illustrated endleaves tracing the movement of the 77th Evacuation Hospital from May 1942 – June 1945. cloth (some light wear, light damp staining to lower outer margins of last few leaves)

      [Bookseller: D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)]
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        Repertoire de la Majolique Italienne

      Paris: Les Editions Nomis , 1949 This is a very good two volume set of the original edition with just light wear. Completely clean inside and out, some light browning to the edges of the soft text pages, occasional offsetting from the color plates visible on facing text pages. Light wear to edges of spine of the plate volume. All text in French. Color plates tipped on to front boards. Text volume: vii, 227 pages + 13 color plates. Various indices: lists of faience artists, place names. Bibliography. Plate volume: 140 black & white photographic plates, with images printed in photogravure. 1100 pieces of majolica illustrated. This is a limited edition of 500 sets. This set is number 14. A beautiful set of the first edition. . Hard Cover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Design Books]
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        El Alamein to the River Sangro.

      New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1949 - Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt, crest to upper board in blind. Dampstain to upper board partially affecting front endpapers, some spotting to endpapers, edges of text block, and occasionally to contents. First US edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To: Dick Casey who was a good friend to the Eighth Army, and a tower of strength when needed. From: Montgomery of Alamein F. M.". Montgomery was notoriously formal and grudging when it came to his inscriptions, even to close friends and family members, and those of warmth and generosity such as the present example are indeed rare. In this case Montgomery had good reason to be effusive. Richard Casey was a prominent Australian politician who was appointed Minister to the United States in 1940 and worked diligently to bring the US into the Second World War on the side of the British. He so impressed Winston Churchill that the Prime Minister appointed him British minister resident in the Middle East with a seat in the war cabinet. There he played a key role in negotiating between British and Allied governments, local leaders, and field commanders and "among his most ticklish jobs was negotiating the replacing of Sir Claude Auchinleck as commander by Alexander and Montgomery in August 1942" (ODNB). Montgomery had been recommended by General Brooke, but was disliked by Churchill, who "discouraged egos as big as his own" (ODNB). Montgomery's success is now well known, and so impressed was the Prime Minister by Casey's "trouble-shooting that, in early 1944, Churchill made him governor of Bengal to secure the base for the drive by Mountbatten against the Japanese in Burma. Here too his new broom was effective. He reorganized the embattled administration, inoculated virtually the whole population (54 of 65 million) against smallpox, and set about a gigantic food procurement programme to offset the likelihood of another famine" before returning to his political career in Australia (ODNB). A fantastic association. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Georges in Ritterrüstung)

      - Aquarellierte Handzeichnung von J.K.G. Niedlich, signiert. Ca. 24 x 16 cm (H). Johannes Karl Gotthard Niedlich, geb. am 4 März 1949 in Lunow an der Oder, Mark Brandenburg, lebt und arbeitet als freischaffender Künstler in Altlandsberg bei Berlin. Die Zeichnung ist die Original-Vorlage für die Buchillustration zu "Abeille oder Die wundersame Welt" von Anatole France, Illustrationen von Johannes K. G. Niedlich. Berlin, Kinderbuchverlag 1984, S. 65.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen]
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        Der alte Nuc mit König Loc)

      - Aquarellierte Handzeichnung von J.K.G. Niedlich, signiert. Ca. 24 x 16 cm (H). Johannes Karl Gotthard Niedlich, geb. am 4 März 1949 in Lunow an der Oder, Mark Brandenburg, lebt und arbeitet als freischaffender Künstler in Altlandsberg bei Berlin. Die Zeichnung ist die Original-Vorlage für die Buchillustration zu "Abeille oder Die wundersame Welt" von Anatole France, Illustrationen von Johannes K. G. Niedlich. Berlin, Kinderbuchverlag 1984, S. 48.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen]
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        Teich und Vögel)

      - Aquarellierte Handzeichnung von J.K.G. Niedlich, signiert. Ca. 31 x 42 cm. Johannes Karl Gotthard Niedlich, geb. am 4 März 1949 in Lunow an der Oder, Mark Brandenburg, lebt und arbeitet als freischaffender Künstler in Altlandsberg bei Berlin. Die Zeichnung ist die Original-Vorlage für die Buchillustration zu "Verstecke sich, wer kann" von Marianne Schulz, Berlin, Kinderbuchverlag 1982, S. 7 / 8.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen]
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        Hase, Igel, usw)

      - Aquarellierte Handzeichnung von J.K.G. Niedlich, signiert. Ca. 31 x 42 cm. Johannes Karl Gotthard Niedlich, geb. am 4 März 1949 in Lunow an der Oder, Mark Brandenburg, lebt und arbeitet als freischaffender Künstler in Altlandsberg bei Berlin. Die Zeichnung ist die Original-Vorlage für die Buchillustration zu "Verstecke sich, wer kann" von Marianne Schulz, Berlin, Kinderbuchverlag 1982, S. 1 / 2.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen]
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        Loving

      Viking 1949 - First Edition, First Printing published by Viking. An attractive dustjacket that is rich in color with slight wear to the spine ends hardley noticeable. The book is in excellent shape and appears to be unread. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this first edition with the original dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        MAGNASCO

      1949. Fine. GEIGER, Benno. MAGNASCO. Bergamo: Istituto Italiano d'Arti Grafiche, 1949. First, limited edition; this copy is number 507 from a numbered edition of 1500 copies that are signed by the author. Illustrated with 494 plates, of which 29 are color. 196 pp., + plates. Folio, brown morocco spine with gilt title and accents, natural buckram covered boards with title and illustration printed to upper board, brown endpapers. Front pastedown has an old bookseller's catalog description tipped-in. But for a small bit of rubbing at spine, it is a fine copy. Housed in a worn and faded publisher's paper-covered clamshell box that lacks one of the short side panels, shows evidence of earlier tape repairs (now removed), and is splitting at several folds. It is unusual to find the book with the box. A handsome volume about the life and work of the Italian rococo painter Alessandro Magnasco (1667-1749), also known as "il Lissandrino."

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        THE MOVING TARGET

      New York: Aflred A. Knopf,. 1949. cloth.. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with light wear at spine ends. and corners, some rubbing to front and rear panels, and some fading. of ink on spine panel. (#140372). First edition. The first book in the Lew Archer series.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        CANCIONEIRO DA BIBLIOTECA NACIONAL.

      - Antigo Colocci-Brancuti. Leitura, Comentários e Glossário por Elza Pacheco Machado e José Pedro Machado. Edição da "Revista de Portugal". [Tipografia da editorial Império]. Lisboa. 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953,1956, 1958, e 1960. Obra em 7 volumes. De 25x18 cm. Com 404, 396, 398, 398, 398, 398, e 321 pags. Encadernações da época com lombadas em pele. Ilustrado em extra-textoem cada volume - impresso sobre papel couché - com o fac-simile do códice; com o excerto estudado no respectivo volume da obra. Exemplar com notas marginais coevas manuscritas a lápis. Obra com índices onomásticos dos autores e dos nomes citados nos poemas; estudo comparativo com o Códice Vaticano; índice comparativo dos autores; índice das rimas; índice comparativo das epígrafes; índices das cantigas e comparações com outros cancioneiros. Location/localizacao: 8-7-E-1

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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        Crusade in Europe

      New York: Doubleday & Company Inc.,, 1949. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in terracotta morocco, titles to spine, pinhead to bands, twin rule to turn-ins, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. 16 plates, numerous maps to the text. A fine copy. Reprint. First published in 1948. With the signed presentation inscription to the half-title "For Rita Hagemon with best wishes Dwight D. Eisenhower." Eisenhower's account of his war, widely thought to be one of the finest American military biographies, the NY Times considering that it gave "the reader true insight into the most difficult part of a commander's life."

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        CHASHITSU (Rooms for Tea-Ceremony)

      Tokyo:: Asahi Shimbunsha,, 1949. First Edition. Fine. A Fine hardback First Edition First Printing in a Very Good+ Dust Jacket with edge wear, closed tears, creases, tiny chips. The book and dust jacket are in the original mildly worn red board folder with the original ties and paste-on paper labels. There are 200+ photographs and architectural drawings showing tea rooms and adjacent courtyards. Many of the photographs are from before WW II and some show tea rooms destroyed in the war. There is a five page introduction in English by Nahiko Emori titled "On Tea-Room Enjoyment". The contents pages are in English, the text in Japanese. 4to. [20], 160, [10] pp.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        Thistly B

      Oxford University Press, New York, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine Condition. Illustrator: Tudor, Tasha. Signed by Author and Illustrator. Fine HB in unclipped DJ, protected by Brodart mylar cover. Signed by Tudor under the illustration on the front free end paper. A beautifully preserved copy of a scare book, made rarer by being a signed copy. [27] p.: col. ill.; 18 cm. Reddish, dark rose cloth over boards with title paste-down on the front cover. Size: Sextodecimo (16mo; up to 6 3/4" / 15-17.5 cm tall). 28 pages. Text block is tight, bright and unmarked. Binding is tight; corners sharp, but showing some minor shelf wear. DJ in VG+ condition with slight losses at the outside corners and a small (1/4") chip at the bottom center of the back panel. Dust Jacket un-clipped with the $1.50 price at the bottom corner of the front flap. Illustrator: Tudor, Tasha. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 0 lbs 7 oz. Category: Juvenile Fiction; Animals / Birds; Animals / Birds; United States; 1940s; Autographed; Children. Signed by Author and Illustrator. Inventory No: 994. .

      [Bookseller: Quaint Book Shop]
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        Robert Frost SIGNED Complete Poems of Robert Frost 1949 Limited First Edition

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1949. First. Hardcover Hardcover. Good. (Poetry) (Signed Limited Edition) FROST, Robert. Complete Poems of Robert Frost 1949. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1949. Signed by Author. Octavo (9.5 x 6.5), hardcover, custom slipcase. Signed by Frost, number 453 of 500! One of his scarcer signed limited editions. Stated First Printing. Spine toned. Cloth fraying along the bottom of spine. Corners bumped. Housed in custom slipcase. Good condition.

      [Bookseller: Yeomans in the Fork]
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        Autograph letter signed.

      Zürich, 16. VI. 1949. - 4to. 1 p. To Mr. Fortin, expressing his gratitude for his "affectionate and friendly letter": "[.] It made me happy that you mention 'Doctor Faustus' in the same breath with 'The Glass Bead Game'. These books are actually brothers. Of course, brothers can look very different and still be of the same blood. It seems that nowadays all European books worth reading are written by elderly gentlemen. There is not much to say for today's youth at present [.]" (transl.). - From the collection of the German theologian Hermann Dembowski (1928-2012).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        A complete set of the 15 ORIGINAL DRAWINGS for The Ugly Duckling from EVERGREEN TALES. Group III

      [New York]: [Limited Editions Club], [1949]. Original Art. Close to Fine. Everett Gee Jackson. A complete set of the 15 ORIGINAL CRAYON DRAWINGS by Everett Gee Jackson for The Ugly Duckling which was one of 15 volumes limited to 2500 copies in the Evergreen Tales series. In some cases the drawings are much larger than those in the finished book with some as large as 19" x 15". In addition there are several progressive proofs of the drawings including proofs for the finished illustrations with color added. Housed in an envelope from the George Macy Companies.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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