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        Leicester City V Wolverhampton Wanderers 1949 (f.a. Cup Final) Football Programme

      1949 - Official programme for the 1949 FA Cup Final between Leicester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers. Signed in ink to centrepages by the full Leicester City team - Bradley, Jelly, J.Harrison, W.Harrison, Scott, Plummer, King, Griffiths, Lee, Chisholm, Adam. The signed pages are loose with some rust bleeding around the staples. The programme has at some stage been folded vertically down the middle leaving a light fold mark, hardly noticeable now.

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        BIBLIOTECA UNIVERSALE RIZZOLI.

      Rizzoli 1949-1972 In-16 p. (mm. 157 x 105), bross. Offriamo "tutto il pubblicato" di questa celebre Collana che comprende i testi principali delle letterature di tutti i tempi, in edizione integrale, nonchè opere di cultura e di divulgazione. La raccolta è completa in 2.487 numeri, corrispondenti a 912 volumi. Il primo, nn. 1-6, è MANZONI "I Promessi Sposi", edizione del 1950 (la I è del 1949). L'ultimo, nn. 2.484-2.487, è VALERIO MASSIMO "Fatti e detti memorabili", 1972. Cfr. Catalogo Storico "Cinquantesimo BUR 1949-1999". Solo 2 voll. sono in pelle edit. blu; alc. dorsi sono ingialliti, altrim. tutta la raccolta è ben conservata.

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        The Moving Target

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949 First edition, first printing of the first Lew Archer novel. Fine in an attractive jacket a few tiny chips to the spine, a few small tears and light fading to spine. Much nicer than usual.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        LA VIE DE DON QUICHOTTE ET DE SANCHO PANCA

      TALLONEEdito nel 1949, In 4¯, legatura in piena pergamena con custodia. Questa opera, costituisce l'edizione originale della traduzione francese curata da Jean Babelon.Opera tirata in 575 esemplari. Buon esemplare, nr. 249. .

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        Il Messaggio dalla Camera Oscura.

      Torino, Chiantore (Vincenzo Bona), 1949. 1949 In-4° grande (350x250mm), pp. 444, (4). Cartonatura editoriale con sovraccoperta illustrata a colori. Fascetta editoriale conservata. Con 15 tavole a colori applicate, di cui 13 su tavole in cartoncino f.t., e 309 tavole in b/n. Ottimo esemplare. Edizione originale. Affascinante pubblicazione del celebre architetto e designer torinese (1905-1973) che ripercorre la storia della fotografia partendo dalla scoperta di Nièpce e di Daguerre fino alla metà del XX secolo. Very good copy, with dj. First edition of this charming volume on the history of the photographic art.

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        Hommage à René Benjamin

      Pierre Lanauve de Tartas 1949 Un des 153 exemplaires sur Annam de Rives numérotés, 1 vol. in-8 en feuillets sous chemise , chemise cartonnée et étui cartonné (imitation de galuchat), Pierre Lanauve de Tartas, Paris, 1949, 185 pp. avec un fac-similé d'autographe et 3 planches hors texte (frontispice et une planche par André Jacquemin et une planche par Guy Arnoux). Edition originale. Rare exemplaire de cet ouvrage tiré à petit nombre. Etat très satisfaisant (qq. rouss. sur la chemise, étui et chemises un peu frottés, bon état intérieur). Français

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        Thistly B.

      Publisher: Oxford University Press, N. Y. 1949.. 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. First Edition. Book condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: Very Good. Binding is: Hardcover. 6 1/4 in. x 6 3/4 in.

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        The Sheltering Sky

      London: Lehmann. (1949). The first edition of Bowles's landmark first novel, about three young Westerners encountering the alien culture of North Africa, to their ultimate misfortune. One critic commented that Bowles was "a master of cruelty and isolation and the ironies of the search for meaning in an inadequately understood environment." The encounter with the Other; the limits of not only one's knowledge but most especially the knowledge of the extent of one's ignorance: these form the underlying themes of a novel whose setting is as much a character as the people themselves are. One of the seminal novels of the Beat generation and an influential book in the decades since. Printed in an edition of only 4000 copies. Upper corners bumped, sunning to board edges; near fine in a very good dust, spine-tanned dust jacket with a tear to the lower front spine fold and a few small edge chips. A cheaply produced postwar book, this is a better than usual copy. . First Edition. Hardcover.

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        Nourritures suivi d'extraits de la Nausée, pointes sèches de Wols

      Jacques Damase [Paris]: Jacques Damase, 1949. Wrappers. 20 cm; 57 pages, and three original drypoint etchings by Wols (Alfred Otto Wolfgang Schulze) laid in as issued. Edition limited to 450 copies, printed on deckle-edged pure rag paper by Johannot. Bound in blue paper wraps with printed title label on upper wrap. Corners and edges understandably frayed; some light toning to stock.

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        Autograph Letter Signed, 8vo, on printed personalized stationery with an imprint of "Fantasmagoria," Big Sur, California, July 31, 1949

      To Bruno Adriani, Miller mentions French author Arthur Rimbaud and Hermann Hesse's classic, "Siddhartha." "Do you recall ever seeing a photograph of Rimbaud's mother? Mermod in Lausanne are bringing out the (2) parts of my work on Rimbaud in French, this year. Letter from H. L. Mermod advises no photo of the mother in the famous Matarosso Collection. Yet I saw one of her (Vitalie) in an old issue of 'Labyrinthe' (Mastarosso Coll too!). Wonder if this was a mistake of the printer? I suppose Mermod wishes to include some photos in the book. Roger Cornaz is doing the translation. Did you ever know Gerhart Muench (composer & pianist) from Dresden? He's in Altadema now and invites me frequently - rather amazing letters. Just read Hesse's 'Siddhartha' in French...Depresses me tremendously....." He signs, "Henry Miller."

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        The St. Trond Lectionary. A MS. from the Abbey of St. Trond. Described by Eric George Millar. With an Account of the Abbey to 1180 Based on its Monastic Chronicle.

      Printed for Presentation to Members of the Roxburghe Club, Oxford. 1949.. 4to, [xii],120,[2]pp., coloured frontis., heightened in gilt, 14 plates (of which 12 are fine collotype plates), with the bookplate of Viscount Esher and his name printed in red in the roll of members, title printed in red and black, orig. quarter Roxburghe morocco, spine lettered in gilt, uncut, t.e.g.Barker, 211. "Dr Eric Millar has produced five splendid manuscripts facsimiles in the tradition of James, among them... his St Trond Lectionary". Presented to the members by Dr. Eric George Millar.

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        THE DREAM MERCHANTS [Inscribed]

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949 First edition of the author's second novel after his steamy first blockbuster, Never Love A Stranger. Inscribed by Robbins to his editor, William Koshland."To Bill - With heartfelt thanks and gratitude for the best break in my life. Harold 8-23-49. " The Dream Merchants was adapted into film with Robert Culp, Eve Arden, Kaye Ballard & Ray Milland. 8vo., 496 pp., blue cloth, gilt-stamped title & decoration to spine, blind-stamped device to upper board, top-edge stained purple. Laid-in is a smal l book inspection slip. The cloth is dampstained at the bottom edge of the boards, with a faint stain at the bottom fore-corner of the book block. There is a corresponding stain along the bottom edge of the George Salter dustwrapper, which is visible only on the reverse; [a few tiny chips]. Despite the dampstain, the book & jacket still maintains a bright appearance. In another book generation, who will represent to collector's, the literary & sociological history of America - could it be Harold Robbins - the 40's, 50's, 60's & 70's were his to describe - he started a trend that many would follow.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition.

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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.

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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.

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        THE GLASS MENAGERIE

      New Directions (New York): New Directions, (1949). First New Classics Edition. cloth. Near Fine in a price-clipped, Near Very Good dustwrapper. This high spot of twentieth century drama was first published in 1945 and is published here with illustrations from the film starring Gertrude Lawrence, Kirk Douglas, Jane Wyman, and Arthur Kennedy. This edition also contains production notes of the play by Williams as well as an essay by him reprinted from THE NEW YORK TIMES. Nicely SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper and rather uncommon as such. The dustwrapper, designed by Alvin Lustig, has a few small chips and is lightly soiled.

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        Physical Principles Involved in Transistor Action, in, The Physical Review, Vol 75, No. 8, April 15, 1949; Second Series

      APS, NY April 15, 1949; pp 1115-1338 inclusive, Bardeen and Brattain's article on pp 1208-1225 inclusive; double-column. Very Good overall, large light-blue paper covers of The Physical Review, prev. owner's name lightly across top righthand corner; small closed tear at lower spine paper, loose tear along upper spine paper, spine toned, bump at lower spine end. The binding is secure and square, the pages are clean and unmarked'The transistor in the form described herein consists of two point-contact electrodes, called emitter and collector, placed in close proximity on the upper face of a small block of germanium. The base electrode, the third element of the triode, is a loarge area, low resistance contact on the lower face...' (from the Abstract)'We plan to give here an outline of the history of the development, to give some further data on the characteristics and to discuss the physical principles involved...'

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        THE TABLE TALK OF SAMUEL MARCHBANKS. Signed

      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.

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        Mathematical Tables and Other Aids to Computation, volume III 1949 entire year 4 indiv issues January, April, July, Oct

      MTAC, The National Research Council, 1949, 4 individual issues, entire year, pp. 333 - 596 inclusive, diagrams, referenc. Very Good, each issue original light-green paper wraps, stapled bindings, some fading at extremities, prev. owner's name rubberstamp along top front cover, some smudges and shelfwear; stapled bindings are tight and secure, pages are clean, unmarkedA Quarterly Journal edited on behalf of the Committee on Mathematical Tables and Other Aids to ComputationIncludes, Coding of a Laplace Boundary Value Problem for the UNIVAC; A Method of Plotting on Standard IBM Equipment; Automatic Computing Mahchinery, bibliographies, notes; reviews and summaries of important early reports including, Bigelow et al, Interim Progress Report on the Physical REalization of an Electronic Computing Instrument; also, Progress Report on the EDVAC; summaries of the Lectures delivered at the Moore School of Electrical Engineering, and more;The California Institute of Technology Electric Analogue Computer (October 1949); The Solution of Simultaneous Linear Equations with the Aid of the IBM 602 Calculating Punch (July 1949); much more

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        THIS I REMEMBER

      Harper & Brothers New York: Harper & Brothers, (1949). First Edition. Hardcover. Bright, close to Fine copy in a Very Good glassine and slipcase. Illustrated with photographs. Copy #653 of 1000 numbered copies SIGNED by the author. This copy with both the original glassine, which has roughly an inch on one side lacking, and the slipcase which is lightly soiled.

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        This I Remember [Signed Limted Edition]

      NY: Harper and Brothers, 1949. Hardcover. Very Good. #789 of 1000cc signed by Roosevelt on a tipped in limitation page. Edges of slipcase a bit sunned, otherwise a fine copy in publisher's blue cloth with paper spine label. Publisher's unprinted acetate jacket present,but missing a large piece with the worst being about three inches deep on the front decreasing to about an inch deep at the rear.

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        Fishing the Atlantic: Offshore and On

      Coward McCann Inc. New York: Coward-McCann, Inc.. (1949). First. First edition. Illustrated by Lynn Bogue Hunt. Fine in very good or better dustwrapper with a few very small nicks and tears. Inscribed by the author to the great boxing champion: "For Gene Tunney, one of the donors to Lerner Marine Lab, Bimini, and his Am. Museum of Natural History, who has helped make it possible. With the seasons greetings. S. Kip Farrington. 12/15/49." .

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        The Signature of All Things

      New Directions New York: New Directions. [1949]. First. First edition. Corners a bit rubbed, near fine in near fine dustwrapper, in a worn slipcase missing the top piece and a split in one other seam, light soiling. Copy number 3 of 50 numbered copies on Fabriano paper designed by Hans Mardersteig, printed at the Stamperia Valdonega in Verona, Italy, and Signed by the author (of a total edition of 1550 copies). .

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        TALES OF THE UNCANNY AND SUPERNATURAL

      London New York: Peter Nevill Limited London, New York: Peter Nevill Limited,. [1949]. original dark green cloth, spine panel stamped in gold.. Some foxing to top and fore-edges of text block, else a fine copy in. near fine dust jacket with mild rubbing to spine ends and corner. tips, a bit of mild dust soiling to rear panel, and clipped price. An. attractive copy. (#105677). First edition. Signed and dated 1949 by Blackwood on front free endpaper. Collects twenty- two stories. Reginald 01408. Ashley A.48.1

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        Partridge Shortenin'; being an instructive and irreverent sketch commentary on the psychology foibles and footwork of partridge hunters.n.p.

      First Edition. Bound in publisher's original green cloth stamped in gilt. One of only 100 copies published. Presentation signed by the author on front free endpaper. A nice tight copy with wear through the cloth to the head and heel of the spine and to the corners. Better than it sounds with inner hinges still tight. Image available on request. Hard Cover. Book condition: Very good condition

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        Autograph Postcard Signed to the Publicity Director at New Directions

      Typed Postcard Signed to David McDowell of New Directions. Postmarked 29 November 1949 from Key West Monica providing a blurb for the American edition of Elio Vittorini's In Sicily (which was not used on the first American edition). Near fine. Good content, in full: "There is no warmer and sweeter spirit in the world today than that of the Italian and Sicilian peasantry. They are the true nobility of the world, and their spirit has been caught by Elio Vittorini's book IN SICILY. Tenn Williams. McDowell had a long and distinguished career in American publishing, working at New Directions, Random House, and Crown. For a short period in the late 1950s he and Ivan Obolensky published under their own imprint, most famously issuing the Pulitzer Prize-winning posthumous novel by his good friend James Agee, A Death in the Family. .

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        The Red Pony: Original Poster for the Bantam Books Paperback Movie Tie-In Edition

      Bantam Books New York: Bantam Books. 1949. First. Color poster for the first Bantam Books paperback edition issued to coincide with the release of the motion picture starring Myrna Loy and Robert Mitchum. Approximately 22" x 28". Very slight loss at the bottom edge, and a couple of very small tears in the margins, else easily fine. Boldly printed reproducing the front cover of the paperback depicting Loy and Mitchum, and other images from the film. Very scarce. .

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        Moshe Dayan's personally owned commemorative ceramic plate from the 1949 Israel and Jordan Armistice negotiations

      The plate was purchased by Dayan's then wife, Rut Dayan at the negotiations in 1949. The negotiations took place ins Rhodes Greece. The plate is decorated with blue, green and red flowers and bear the words "Armistice Negotiations Rhodes, 1949." The Armistice Agreement with Jordan was signed in Rhodes with the help of UN mediation on April 4, 1949. The agreement states that this is a necessary step towards reestablishing peace in the Land of Israel, and emphasizes that in no way is the armistice line to be interpreted as a political or territorial border, nor does it constitute interference with the rights, claims, or positions of any side vis-?-vis the final settlement of the question of the Land of Israel. The agreement set the parameters for prisoner exchanges, demilitarized zones, no-man's land, and monitoring arrangements. In the framework of the agreement, Israel was given land in the Sharon and the Irone River areas, and sections of the Beit Shean Valley were exchanged. The plate comes with provenance from Rut Dayan with regards to when she purchased the plate.

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        Photographic Portrait of Charles Vincent Massey, Governor General of Canada

      Portrait photographic. 8" x 10", image size is approximately 5" x 7". Signed by Karsh below the image, with his stamped backmark on the verso. More boldly Signed by Massey below the image. Fine. Unframed. Vincent Massey was a Canadian lawyer and diplomat who served as Governor General of Canada. He served as envoy to the United States and United Kingdom, and later headed a royal commission on the arts between 1949 and 1951, which resulted in the Massey Report, and subsequently the establishment of the National Library of Canada and the Canada Council of the Arts, amongst other grant-giving agencies. He was in 1952 appointed as governor general, and proved to be a successful transition for the office between empire-born and Canadian-born governors general. .

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        COMUNITA' rivista del movimento di Comunità (11 annate 1949-1959) consistente parte di tutto il pubblicato nel periodo più "significativo" della storia del movimenio di Adriano Olivetti.., Ivrea (Torino), Olivetti, 1949

      Si tratta di una rivista fondamentale per la cultura e la politica italiana del dopoguerra. Nacque come espressione del gruppo politico-idealista nominato "Movimento di Comunità ", di ispirazione democratico-socialista ed autonomista E' nota l'uscita irregolare, quasi amatoriale con formato tipo giornale in soli pochi esemplari negli anni 1946-1947, con tiratura assai limitata. Soltanto all'inizio del 1949, con il trasferimento a Milano ed Ivrea, la rivista prese il giusto ritmo. Infatti dal gennaio-febbraio 1949, (viene indicato ANNO III e la numerazione ricomincia dal n. 1) con la raccolta- sequenza che quì presentiamo inizia la grande stagione di COMUNITA'. Nel suo "Progetto", Adriano Olivetti riuscì a coinvolgere importanti personaggi politici, scrittori, filosofi, pensatori ed artisti, che con i loro scritti e la loro presenza fisica ,contribuirono alla affermazione del Movimento ed a una maggiore presa di coscienza generale di tante problematiche italiane,sociali e politiche. Contemporaneamente l'azienda OLIVETTI cresceva e si formava la cosidetta scuola degli "Olivettiani" che non erano soltanto managers od operatori, ma rappresentavano una filosofia di lavoro e di vita e di presenza nella società civile. Qui poi citiamo solo alcuni degli importanti collaboratori : Anceschi, Foà V., Noventa, Agnoletti, Fortini, Pampaloni, Benedetto Croce, Sinisgalli,Soavi, Argan, E. Forcella, M. Guidacci, Musatti, B. Zevi , Mario Praz, A. Bertolucci, Garosci, Loria, Ignazio Silone, Portoghesi, Santini, Visalberghi, Ferarotti e tantissimi altri. Il periodo che qui presentiamo (1949-1959) è certamente il più fertile di nuove proposte ed idee nei vari campi letterari, politici, sociali ed artistici. Il direttore è sempre ADRIANO OLIVETTI ne è una garanzia assoluta.. (Alla sua scomparsa avvenuta nel 1960 il movimento di Comunità si dissolse ma restò vivo lo spirito iniziale) mentre in redazione si rivelarono fondamentali GIORGIO SOAVI, EGIDIO BONFANTE e RENZO ZORZI (che poi proseguirà la gestione come direttore e come protagonista di tante valide iniziative olivettiane). Il dettaglio delle annate presentate tutte in buone condizioni. ANNO III 1949 - Dal n. 1 del genn- febbraio 1949 al n. 5 del sett-ott. 1949 (Lievi restauri al dorso del n. 1) ANNO IV 1950 - Dal n- 6 del gen.- febbraio al n. 9 del sett. - ottobre 1950 . ANNO V 1951 â?? dal n. 10 del gennaio- febbraio al n. 12 dellâ??ottobre 1951 â?? ANN O VI 1952 â?? dal n. 13 del gennaio al n. 16 del dicembre 1952 ANNO VII 1953 - Dal n. 17 del febbraio al n. 22 del dicembre 1953 ANNO VIII 1954 â?? dal n., 23 del febbraio al n. 28 del dicembre (Manca il 27) ANNO IX 1955 . dal n. 29 del febb.al n. 35 del dic.(mancano i n,.30 e35 Tutte queste annate hanno Formato 23,5 x 29,5 pagine cadauno 70 + appendici Dallâ??annata 1956 cambia formato in 22 x 24 , la rivista prende piuâ?? regolarità con cadenza mensie e le pagine sono 70-80 + appendici ANNO X 1956 â?? dal n. 36 del genn. al n. 45 di dic.(mancano 38,41, 45) ANNO XI 1957 â?? dal n. 46 del gennaio al n.55 dicembre (manca n. 48) ANNO XII â?? 1958 â?? dal n. 56 de genn. al n. 65 dic.(meno58, 59, 61,63,64) ANNO XIII â?? 1959 â?? dal n. 66 di genn.al n, 75 di dic. (meno 66,72,73, 75. La collezione di queste 11 annate, non divisibile, viene offerta in blocco

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        This I Remember

      Harper and Brothers New York: Harper and Brothers. 1949. First. First edition. Fine in fine original unprinted acetate dustwrapper (not shown in picture) in a lightly worn, near fine cardboard slipcase. One of 1000 copies Signed by the author. Memoir of the author's years as First Lady. A very nice copy. .

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        Magie der Schiene. Fotos: René Groebli. Gedicht: Albert Ehrismann.

      Gr.8°, o. P. (8 Doppelbl. m. 12 ganzseit. u. 2 doppelblattgrossen Abb.), Lose Doppelbl. in Brosch. m. Bauchbinde (Diese neu nach der ursprünglichen Vorlage), Tadellos. EA.diese legendären Photobuches. Nr. 528 von 700 deutschsprachigen Exemplaren. Auf Titelblatt von René Groebli signiert. Mit 2 S. Nachwort von Hans Ulrich Gasser.

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        The Life and Times of Andrew Jackson Sloper

      The Author [No place]: (The Author). (1949). First. First edition. Page edges foxed, else fine in the original, unprinted clear acetate dustwrapper (not shown in illustration) and fine slipcase. Privately printed memoir by a stockbroker, and Titanic survivor, ostensibly about his father, but mostly his own memoirs, including a chapter on his account of the sinking. Sloper escaped on Boat 7, one of the first away, when no attempt was being made to prevent men from boarding the boats. Later a New York newspaper reported that Sloper, a first-class passenger, had boarded the lifeboat dressed in women's clothing, which he was forced to refute for the rest of his life. Inscribed by the author: "To Margaret Williams, Whose house was always open to me when I was a lovesick Hotchkiss School 'boy' in 1902-1903. William T. Sloper." Exceptionally scarce. .

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        A Tree of Night and Other Stories

      Random House New York: Random House. (1949). First. First edition. Bump at the top of the front board, near fine in price-clipped, very good dustwrapper with tiny nicks and tears at the extremities. Signed by the author. A nice copy of Capote's second book, and first collection of stories. The soft paper jacket is particularly susceptible to wear. .

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        All on a Summer's Day (First UK Edition)

      Michael Joseph London: Michael Joseph, 1949. First Edition. First Edition. Very Good plus in a bright, Very Good plus dust jacket. Book has a touch of foxing to the front endpaper, page edges, and front board, else clean. Jacket is nicked at the corners, with some foxing to the white rear panel. Basis for the 1950 British film noir, "Double Confession," starring Derek Farr, Joan Hopkins, and Peter Lorre. Rare in or out of jacket.

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        1949 Inaugural guest list penned by Harry Truman - He writes "Harry" once, and "Truman" four times!

      Harry S. Truman 1949 Inauguration White House Guests, one page, 8" x 9.75" (visible). Vice President Harry S. Truman succeeded to the presidency when President Franklin D. Roosevelt died on April 12, 1945. He was elected to a full four year term in 1948 and was inaugurated on January 20, 1949. This is a list of the people who would be Truman's guests at the White House during the Inaugural festivities, with ten names added by President Truman. He's also corrected his brother-in-law's name, changing "Frederick" to "Fred." Typed on the page in one column, 12 names, Headed "House Guests." The list: "Mr. J. Vivian Truman/Miss Martha Ann Truman/Miss Mary Truman/Mr. & Mrs. Frank G. Wallace/Mr. & Mrs. George Wallace/Miss Ethel Noland/Mr. & Mrs. John C. Truman/Mr. & Mrs. Fred Wallace/Mrs. Roy Davis Hornbuckle/Mrs. Talbot Romine/Marian Wallace/David Wallace." President Truman was Mr. J. Vivian Truman and Miss Mary Truman's brother. Miss Martha Anne Truman was the President's niece. Mr. & Mrs. Frank G. Wallace, Mr. & Mrs. George Wallace, and Mr. & Mrs. Fred Wallace were Mrs. Bess Wallace Truman's brothers and sisters-in-law. Miss Ethel Noland, Mrs. Roy Davis Hornbuckle, and Mrs. Talbot Romine were President Truman's cousins. John C. Truman was his nephew. Mrs. Bess Wallace Truman was the aunt of David Wallace and Marian Wallace. President Truman has personally added 10 names to the list, never signing his name, but penning "Harry" once and "Truman" four times: "Mrs. Truman" (wife), "Margaret Truman" (daughter), "Maj. Gen. & Mrs. Ralph E. Truman " (cousin), "Col. & Mrs. Louis Truman" (second cousin), "Maj. Gen. Harry H. Vaughan Army" (friend since 1917), "Brig. Gen Wallace H. Graham Surgeon" (personal White House physician), "R. Adm. Robert L. Dennison Navy" (Truman's Naval Aide), and "Brig Gen. Robert Landry Air" (Truman's Air Force Aide). It's interesting to note that President Truman added the names of his wife and daughter as "House Guests," but not his own. "1949 Inaugural" penciled at lower edge in unknown hand. Truman's handwriting, over 30 words, is dark and bold. The page has numerous creases and soiling, the lower two corners have been cut off, and there is plastic tape at the edges. In apparent good condition. Matted and framed to 13.5" x 15".

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        Nineteen Eighty-Four. A Novel.

      London: Secker & Warburg, 1949.. First edition. 8vo. 312 pp. Recent full dark green calf, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered to one panel and decorated to others, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. An excellent copy.

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        Der Betrieb. Zeitschrift fuer Betriebswirtschaft...Vol. 2-43,1949-1990

      1949. [Germany]. Der Betrieb. Zeitschrift fuer Betriebswirtschaft, Steuren und Wirtschaft. Duesseldorf: Verlag Handelsblatt, 1949-1990, 1992-1993. Volumes 2-43, with nos. 23-52 of volume 45 and nos. 1-25 of volume 46. [Volume 2 lacks no. 1 and volume 15 lacks nos. 27-52]. 4to. Seventy-six volumes in cloth [with parts of three volumes in binders, a few issues unbound]. Good, although some spines are stained. * An important weekly concerning labor law, taxation, and economics.

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        The Theory of Positrons; Space-Time Approach to Quantum Electrodynamics.Lancaster: American Physical Society, 1949. First edition.

      A fine copy, in unrestored original wrappers, of these two famous papers in which the author first announced the celebrated Feynman diagrams and the Feynman rules for quantum electrodynamics.<br/><br/> "The greatest physicist of his generation, ranking with Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein, Feynman reformulated quantum mechanics to put it on a secure logical foundation in which classical mechanics is naturally incorporated (in a manner reminiscent of the way Newtonian gravitational theory is incorporated within the general theory of relativity) ... He developed the path integral approach to quantum physics (using Feynman diagrams), from which he derived the clearest and most complete version of quantum electrodynamics (QED), which stands alongside the general theory of relativity as one of the two most successful and well-established theories in physics." (Gribbin).<br/><br/> "Feynman's two papers on QED were completed in April and May 1949. In the first one, <i>The Theory of Positrons</i>, he carefully explains the meaning of his digrams beginning with their application to the Schrödinger equation. Application to the Dirac equation yields an interpretation of the positron in which Dirac's original hole theory is no longer needed. The second paper <i>Space-Time Approach to Quantum Electrodynamics</i>, contains the Feynman rules and explains their usage. By these rules, computations for specific problems are simplified so much that Schwinger, much later, said: 'Like the silicon chip of more recent years, the Feynman diagram was bringing computation to the masses'." (Brandt). <br/><br/>. In: The Physical Review, Second Series, Volume 76, Number 6, pp. 749-759; 769-789. The entire issue offered here in wrappers, very fine with no repairs or stamps. Rare in such good condition

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        Death of A Salesman. Certain private conversations in two acts and a requiem

      The Viking Press New York: The Viking Press, 1949. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo; orange cloth boards, lettered in dark brown on spine and with brown pictorial device to front board; black topstain; dustjacket; 139pp. Signed by Miller in black felt-tip pen on title page. Spine and board edges sunned; front and rear hinges very slightly pulled; topstain faded to gray; still a clean, Very Good copy in the First Issue dustwrapper (per Ahearn APG, with no mention of the New York Drama Critics Circle award), unclipped but slightly soiled and stained on rear panel; toned on verso; yellow elements have faded to white on spine panel; Very Good. A quite good copy of Miller's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, boldly signed on the title page. The signature is undated, but appears to be of relatively recent vintage. Laid-in is a Federal Express waybill, with Miller's return address, returning the book (presumably after having signed it) to a previous owner.

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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."

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        Two Letters from Horton Foote

      Washington DC. 1949. Two Autographed Letters Signed from two-time Academy Award-winning screenwriter and playwright Horton Foote. Both fine except for two holes along the margins of each letter (affecting a total of three words) where they were placed in a binder. The letters are dated August 31, 1949, and September 6, 1949, shortly before Foote's returned from Washington DC, where he ran an acting school with his wife and his friend, Vincent Donehue. The letters are addressed to "Arnold," likely L. Arnold Weisseberg, a theater lawyer with whom Foote had consulted in the past. In them he mentions the tough time had in running the school, his upcoming visit to New York, and his new play which he wants Weisseberg and actress Judith Evelyn to read. The unnamed play is The Chase, a smashing success that opened at The Playhouse Theater in 1952 with Jose Ferrer directing, and signaled Foote's return to Broadway. An interesting pair of letters from one of America's premiere stage and film writers who was then on the verge of success. .

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        BOY PLAYING FLUTE TO THE FAIRIES

      1949. FAIRIES. BOY WITH FAIRIES. Offered here is a beautiful fairy pen and ink watercolor signed by both Frederick Millar and Averil Burleigh. The image itself measures 9" wide x 11" high, nicely matted and framed to 17 1/2 x 21", both Millar and Burleigh's names on bottom edge, dated 1910. Shown is a young boy with a flute, seated on a hill at night and surrounded by many fairies, bunnies and birds. Both artists were British. Burleigh (1883 - 1949) was the wife of artist Charles H.H. Burleigh. This is a thoroughly charming image.

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        Works - 6 Volumes Including - Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre, Shirley, Villette, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Agnes Grey, Poems, The Professor, Etc.

      Allan Wingate 1949. - Heather Edition - 6 volumes recently rebound in half red morocco, with marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. Attractive set that includes minor works not often found in sets of Bronte. Some foxing to extremities. 102c

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        INTERIORS + INDUSTRIAL DESIGN. ?Interior space is the only reality of a building - Frank Lloyd Wright

      In-4 p., bross. (con manc. ai dorsi), ca. 160/190 pp. cad. fascicolo. Di questa importante rivista mensile illustrata, in b.n. e a colori, offriamo 9 numeri: da agosto 1949 ad aprile 1950. Testi in buono stato di conservazione. .

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        Physical Principles Involved in Transistor Action. WITH: The Theory of p-n Junctions in Semiconductors and p-n Junction Transistors. Et al

      American Telephone and Telegraph Company New York: American Telephone and Telegraph Company. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. FIRST EDITION of two landmark journals documenting the revolutionary invention of the transistor: the April 1949 issue of The Bell System Technical Journal containing the first description of the invention (published simultaneously in The Physical Review), and the famous July 1949 "Semiconductor Issue" dedicated entirely to the discuss of the transistor and semiconductor devices. The entire 1949 volume offered. "In the 1930s, Bell Labs scientists were trying to use ultrahigh frequency waves for telephone communications, and needed a more reliable detection method than the vacuum tube, which proved incapable of picking up rapid vibrations... John Bardeen, Walter Brattain and William Shockley spearheaded the Bell Labs effort to develop a new means of amplification," developing, by 1948, a novel device that would effectively amplify and control electric signals. "At roughly half an inch high, the first transistor was huge by today's standards, when 7 million transistors can fit onto a single silicon chip. But it was the very first solid state device capable of doing the amplification work of a vacuum tube, earning Bardeen, Brattain and Shockley the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1956. More significantly, it spawned an entire industry and ushered in the Information Age, revolutionizing global society" (The American Physical Society).The 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded jointly to William Shockley, John Bardeen and Walter Brattain "for their researches on semiconductors and their discovery of the transistor effect".Also included is Claude Shannon's Communication Theory of Secrecy Systems (pp. 656-715).BARDEEN, J., and BRATTAIN, W. H. Physical Principles Involved in Transistor Action. In The Bell System Technical Journal, Vol. 28, No. 2, April 1949 (pp. 239-277). WITH: BARDEEN, J., and BRATTAIN, W.H., and SHOCKLEY, W., et al. The Bell System Technical Journal, Vol. 28, No. 3. July, 1949. New York: American Telephone and Telegraph Company, 1949. Octavo, contemporary blue buckram. The whole volume with all the issues for 1949 (753 pages, complete with contents and index). Fine copy.

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        The Condor and the Cows

      Methuen & Co 1949. This is a Very Good + Copy of this book in Publisher's red cloth with gilt title lettering to spine,in a Very Good Dust-Jacket that has just a couple of small closed tears to the outer edges of the dust-jacket.There is a little dulling to the colour tone of the d/j's spine.Price clipped and this copy has been SIGNED without dedication by Isherwood on the Title Page.The book has a firm binding with No hinge weakness.The contents of the book remain clean internally.Illustrated with photographs by William Caskey.This title was acquired from a very impressive private collection of 20th Century Literature and Fiction with strict adherence paid in obtaining rare highlights in exellent condition.Great copy for the collector of this Scarce Signed Copy.8vo 195pp First Edition 1st Impression

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        SHAGGY MAN OF OZ

      1949. 2. (BAUM,L.FRANK). THE SHAGGY MAN OF OZ by Jack Snow. Chic: Reilly & Lee (1949). 4to, blue cl., pict. paste-on, [255]p., FINE IN DUST WRAPPER (dw 1st state with slight tiny chipping on edges else VG+). 1st ed. with pict. ep's and 32p. gathers. Illus. in b&w by FRANK KRAMER. Despite its late date, very scarce. HG xxxviii.

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        BARTHOLOMEW AND THE OOBLECK

      1949. 2. SEUSS,DR. BARTHOLOMEW AND THE OOBLECK. NY:Random Hse (1949). 4to, blue pictorial boards, light edge rubbing, erasure marks on endpapers else VG+ in dust wrapper with a few pieces off edge and frayed (with price intact). 1st ed.Illus. in 2-color by Seuss. The hero of the 500 Hats returns to save the Kingdom of Didd. Rare. Younger / Hirsch 2.

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