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        [Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered:] 1-40 § 42-45

      Paris, Georges Heilbrun, 1949-1976. Forty-four volumes (21 cm), in publisher's wrappers, as issued - A nearly complete set of the "Nouvelle série" of Heilbrun's catalogues, lacking just one of the 45 issued (Catalogue 41: Collection des éditions populaires de Victor Hugo, issued 1974). A catalogue with provisional title "Quelques livres du XVe au XIXe siècle, remarquables par la topographie" was announced in catalogues 44 and 45 as forthcoming, but it never appeared. Heilbrun's previous, "Première série" was short, ceasing after just two catalogues (1: Livres anciens et romantiques, 1931; 2: Livres anciens et romantiques, [1933-1934]). For publication dates and other details, see Roger E. Stoddard, "'More valuable to us than all the books in the world': Georges Heilbrun and his Harvard Library friends" in Gazette of the Grolier Club 47 (1995-1996), pp.25-31. "Future historians of the antiquarian booktrade will find that the traces of Georges Heilbrun's activities have been deeply etched" (from an obituary by H. de la Fontaine Verwey, in Quaerendo, volume 7, 1977, pp.376-377); cf. obituary by Anthony Hobson, in The Book Collector, Winter 1977, pp.569-571. Long runs of Heilbrun catalogues are notoriously difficult to procure. Paul Breman offered 37 catalogues in 1994 (his Catalogue 164, item 31); a comparable set (33 catalogues) was offered by Jammes in 1993 (Catalogue 264, item 418, FF3500). ¶ Very good copies: a few covers lightly dust-soiled; some covers with the catalogue number in pencil on upper cover. [Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 1] Livres anciens et modernes [other title:] Editions originales anciennes et modernes, Incunables, Livres illustrés du XVIe au XX siècle, Gastronomie, Sciences, Voyages;(21 cm), 40 pp., illustrations. 500 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - The two most valuable books are the 1480 Treviso Dionysius Halicarnaseus (item 257, FF45,000) from the library of Johannes Protzer, emptus 1493 (returned to the market in the Oswald Seilern sale, Christie's, London, 26 March 2003, lot 55); and the 1479 Paris Sallust printed "Au Soufflet Vert" (item 261, FF50,000) bound by Simier (now Pierpont Morgan Library, 47567).[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 2] Verlaine;(21 cm), 44 pp., 3 leaves of plates, illustrations. 267 items. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - includes a "Note sur les reliures d'Huser" (Georges Huser, b. 1879).[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 3] Livres rares;(21 cm), 102 pp., illustrations. 442 items. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. ¶ Ink annotation "c. 1950" on wrapper.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 4] Éditions originales anciennes et modernes : quelques autographes littéraires : provenant en partie de la bibliothèque d'un amateur;(21 cm), 186 pp., illustrations. 1156 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 5] Éditions originales anciennes et modernes d'auteurs français et étrangers : Littérature. Philosophie. Sciences. Quelques documents historiques. Autographes littéraires;(21 cm), 84 pp., illustrations. 381 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 6] Éditions originales anciennes et modernes d'auteurs français et étrangers : Autographes littéraires (Supplément au catalogue 5);(21 cm), 24 pp., illustrations. Items 382-483; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. ¶ Pencil annotation "Paru le 12 mars 1953".[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 7] Livres rares : Livres illustrés du 15e au 19e siècle, Emblèmes : Livres de Fêtes, Incunables : Typographie, Impressions rares : Chasse, Gastronomie, Musique, Médecine et sciences anciennes, Navigation et Voyages;(21 cm), 68 pp., illustrations. 252 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 8] Éditions originales anciennes et modernes : Livres rares sur l'histoire des sciences et des voyages : Livres espagnols;(21 cm), 67 (1) pp., illustrations. 359 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. ¶ Pencil annotations on cover[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 9] Livres illustrés du XIIIe au XXe siècle;(21 cm), 75 (1) pp., illustrations (including I in colour, tipped to p.3). 167 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes (item 1, FF550,000) a Latin Bible written c. 1225 (ex-André Hachette, his sale in Paris, 16 December 1953, lot 3); and (item 16, FF275,000) a manuscript of Charles Bonin's translation of Saint Jerome's letter to the widow Furia, written on vellum and illuminated c. 1500, for Anne de Polignac (with Lardanchet in 1966; returned to the market in 2014 with Les Enluminures).[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 10] Editions originales : Littérature : Histoire des sciences : Ronsard, Montaigne, Descartes, Pascal, Corneille, Molière, Racine, Diderot, Voltaire, et des auteurs du 19e siècle, aérostation, livres sur les métiers : Atlas, géographie, voyages;(21 cm), 63 (1) pp., illustrations. 245 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes (item 75, FF600,000) a French binding by (Etienne Roffet?) for an owner using the motto on "Je scay que dieu / doulx me sera" (later with W.H. Schab, Catalogue 24, 1958, item 137).[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 11] Livres rares : Manuscrits, Livres illustrés du 15e au 18e siècle : Reliures : Éditions originales : Histoire des Sciences et des Métiers : Géographie et Voyages;(21 cm), 71 (1) pp., illustrations (some in 2 colours). 202 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 12] Livres anciennes d'histoire de l'art : Critique d'art : Vie des artistes : Techniques : Archéologie : Collections et expositions : Muséographie : Livres de perspective et d'anatomie à l'usage des artistes : Guides touristiques : Livres sur la gravure;(21 cm), 63 (1) pp., illustrations. 416 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 13] Livres de botanique [other title:] Livres de fleurs du 15e au 19e siècle : Histoire de la botanique : Agronomie : Livres sur les jardins;(21 cm), [87 (1) pp., illustrations. 387 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes (item 250, FF120,000) five of the original pear wood blocks for Mattioli's herbal (first used in Prague in 1562). The blocks were acquired by the French botanist, Henri Louis Duhamel de Monceau (1700-1782), who used 154 of them to illustrate his Traité des Arbres et Arbustes in 1755. They were re-discovered in Duhamel de Monceau's château in 1956, and began to trickle onto the market; the principal portion (110 woodblocks) appeared in London in 1989 (Bernard Quaritch Ltd, in association with Antiquariaat Junk).[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 14] Voyageurs français : Voyages de découvertes : fondation de colonies : Compagnies de commerce : Navigation;(21 cm), 74 (2) pp., illustrations. 326 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 15] Livres anciens du XVe au XVIIIe siècle;(21 cm), 71 (1) pp., illustrations. 303 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes (item 189, FF225,000) a Catalan version of Prester Jean, Letter to Pope and King of France, transcribed by Juan Garcia Mosquerole in 1461 (now Pierpont Morgan Library, MS B32).[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 16] Livres et autographes de Victor Hugo rangés par ordre chronologique : Victor Hugo, illustrateur : Iconographie, éditions critique, documentation;(21 cm), 56 pp., illustrations. 291 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 17] Cent vingt livres rares : Littérature : Typographie, Sciences;(21 cm), 35 (1) pp., illustrations. 120 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes (item 62) the 1545 Aldine Lettere volgari bound in two volumes for Cardinal Granvelle.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 18] Livres anciens : Premières éditions, Incunables : Typographie, Science et techniques;(21 cm), 48 pp., illustrations. 184 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes (item 87) the dedication copy of Hippocrates, Coacae praenotiones (1588), bound by Clovis Eve for Henri III (ex-Jacques Auguste de Thou).[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 19] Livres illustrés 1473-1891 : Architecture, décoration : Typographie;(21 cm), 56 pp., illustrations. Items 185-353; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 20] Manuscrits : Incunables : Premières éditions et livres illustrés : Reliures de Paul Bonet et de P.L. Martin sur deux exemplaires du Champfleury;(21 cm), 64 pp., illustrations. 138 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes (item 68) a binding decorated with the device of Charles l'Angelier (on Martial de Paris, Aresta amorum, Paris: Charles l'Angelier, 1548). ¶ Ink annotation in margin (p.31).[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 21] Livres anciens;(21 cm), 102 (2) pp., illustrations. 437 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 22] Éditions originales du XVe au XXe siècle : provenant en partie des bibliothèques de deux amateurs;(21 cm), 95 (1) pp., illustrations. 291 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes (item 71 bis, FF27,000) the Sunderland Library copy of Alain Chartier, Oeuvres (Paris: Pierre Le Caron, for Antoine Vérard, [about 1498]).[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 23] Livres illustrés 1477-1875;(21 cm), 58 (2) pp., illustrations. 176 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 24] Livres anciens pour la plupart en premières éditions;(21 cm), 40 pp., illustrations. 135 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 25] Topographie française : Recueils de vues et planches séparées : Fêtes et voyages en France : Guide et plans;(21 cm), 99 (1) pp., illustrations. 371 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - "Réalisé avec la collaboration de Bernard Malle" (title-page). ¶ Annotation in pencil on p.4.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 26] Éditions originales du XVe au XXe siècle [other title:] Livres du XVe au XXe siècle pour la plupart en premières éditions : Classiques grecs et latins, Littératures françaises et étrangères, Philosophie, Sciences et techniques : Canards;(21 cm), 83 (1) pp., illustrations. 343 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 27] Livres anciens;(21 cm), 54 (2) pp., illustrations. 162 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Item 100 is a manuscript of Martin Le Franc, Champion des Dames, 1463 (Phillipps Ms 2363, ex-Sotheby's, 30 November 1965, lot 28); Item 157 is an illuminated manuscript of Virgil (Phillipps Ms 2290; returned to the market in the sale of the Giannalisa Feltrinelli collection, Christie's, 3 December 1997, lot 225).[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 28] Imprimeurs célèbres : Prototypographes, éditions polyglottes : Impressions orientales : Techniques de la typographie et de l'illustration;(21 cm), 118 (6) pp., illustrations (some in 2 colours). 407 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes 38 incunables, the earliest Mentelin's 1466 Johannes Chrysostomus; Rusch's 1470-1471 Plutarchus; and Sweynheym and Pannartz's 1470 Lactantius, and 1470 Plinius Secundus. Noticed in The Book Collector, Autumn 1967, pp.347-349.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 29] Cent vingt livres anciens et quelques ouvrages de bibliographie, d'érudition et de pédagogie;(21 cm), 51 (1) pp., illustrations. 162 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes (item 55) Grolier's copy of Giovio, De romanis piscibus libellus (Rome 1531). ¶ Annotation in pencil on last page.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 30] Livres des XIXe et XXe siècles : français et étrangers;(21 cm), 61 (3) pp., illustrations. 385 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 31] Cent vingt livres 1475-1875 : rangés par ordre chronologique;(21 cm), 47 (1) pp., illustrations. 107 items; priced. Paste-on cancel to p.48. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 32] Cent dix livres anciens 1492-1806;(21 cm), [44] pp., illustrations. 108 items. Price list inserted. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 33] Livres du XVe siècle [other title:] Cent dix-huit incunables : réalisé avec la collaboration de Bernard Malle : Ce catalogue est publié a l'occasion du cinq centième anniversaire de l'introduction de l'imprimerie en France;(21 cm), 54 (2) pp., colour frontispiece tipped in, illustrations. 112 items. Price list inserted (on green paper, designation 6 items "Vendu"). Inserted leaf (yellow paper) "Rappel de quelques catalogues de la Nouvelle série" (a list of available catalogues, with their dates of issue). Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - The most precious book is item 106 (FF66,000), Benoît Le Court's copy of Terentius Afer, Comoediae, Lyon: Johannes Trechsel, 1493. Cf. Bernard Clavreuil, "Bernard Malle, 1929-2008: Élégance et bibliophilie" in Bulletin du bibliophile (2009), pp.163-167.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 34] Livres des beaux-arts;(21 cm), 87 (1) pp., illustrations. 357 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes a dated list of the firm's available catalogues.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 35] Trente-deux livres en tous genres;(21 cm), [14] pp., illustrations (one in 2 colours). 32 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 36] Livres ayant appartenu à des amateurs célèbres : Association copies;(21 cm), 16 pp., illustrations. 35 items; priced. Inserted slip (green paper) "Catalogue 36: Consacré à quelques amateurs de livres: publié à l'occasion du Congrès international des bibliophiles aux États-Unis: Octobre 1971". Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes books bound for Thomas Mahieu (Achilles Tatius, Lyon 1544), Grolier (Capella, Anthropologia, 1533), Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia (Dante 1544; ex-Davis & Orioli, Catalogue 146, item 22; binding reproduced), Philippe de Béthune (Montigny, Vita di S. Eligio, 1629; binding reproduced); books inscribed by Willibald Pirckheimer, Valentin Conrat, Nicolas Moreau d'Auteuil, Montaigne, etc.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 37] Livres anciens: Incunables: Livres illustrés du 15e au 18e siècle : Classiques grecs et latins. Belles Lettres : Sciences et techniques. Amateurs célèbres : Editions aldines 1497-1592 [other title:] Livres anciens en divers genres;(21 cm), 78 (2) pp., illustrations (some in 2 colours). 271 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 38] Soixante-quinze beaux livres et livres rares [other title:] Soixante-quinze livres du XVe au XIXe siècle;(21 cm), [40] pp., illustrations. 73 items. Price list inserted (on blue paper, 4 items marked as sold). Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes the Beckford-Hoe-Esmerian copy of the 1501 Aesop (item 1, FF66,000). ¶ Ink annotation in margin p.37.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 39] Quatre-vingts livres rares;(21 cm), [36] pp., illustrations. 80 items. Price list inserted (on green paper, 4 items marked as sold). Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes the 1481 Landino Dante formerly in Baron Landau's collection, and bound together with a manuscript of Coluccio Salutati (item 29, FF85,000)[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 40] Cinquante-deux livres rares : Quelques livres en divers genres et premières éditions du XVe au XIXe siècle;(21 cm), 23 (1) pp., colour plate tipped-in, illustrations. 53 + 1 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Included (item 17, "vendu") is a 15th-century French manuscript of Cardinal Lothaire's "Liber de miseria hominis", with a miniature of Adam before and after expulsion attributed to the Colombe atelier (ex-Louis Jean Gaignat, his sale 1769, I, lot 327; reappeared in Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 18 March 1974, lot 3). The addendum is the Pichon-La Roche Lacarelle-Rahir copy of La Nef des Folles (Paris: Le Petit Laurens, for Geoffroy de Marnef, [about 1501]).[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 42] Trois cent vingt livres du 15e au 20e siècle : Incunables, premières éditions : Typographie et impressions orientales : Livres en divers genres;(21 cm), 43 (1) pp., illustrations. 317 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes an Italian manuscript of Cecco d'Ascoli, "L'Acerba", dated 1488 (the former Phillipps Ms 8874; ex-Sotheby's, 25 November 1969, lot 477). Advertised on the lower wrapper is "Le Progrès Social", a collection of 360 items, "pour la plupart en premières éditions, montrant le progrès social en France, ses origines au Siècle des lumières et les étapes de la conquête au cours de la Révolution ... Cette collection réunie par un amateur nos est confiée pour être vendue".[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 43] Trois cent vingt livres anciens;(21 cm), 60 pp., illustrations. 540 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. ¶ Initial HAF in red ink on upper cover (Hellmut Albert Feisenberger, 1909-1999); annotation p.14.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 44] Deux cent vingt livres illustrés français, anglais, belges, allemands, italiens. 1826-1946 [cover title:] Livres illustrés;(21 cm), (54) pp., 2 colour plates tipped-in, illustrations. 221 items. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. ¶ No List of prices.[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série, numbered: 45] Le premier caractère italique en France;(21 cm), [8] pp., illustrations (some printed in red and black). 30 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - A discussion of Aldine-like editions and the use of Aldine italics in Lyon. According to an annotation by Robert Nikirk in the Grolier Club's copy of this catalogue, "Many of these books were sold by the Grolier Club" (Stoddard p.31). ¶ Vertical fold; wrappers not entirely fresh.

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        L'ART ABSTRAIT ses origines ses maîtres

      Paris: Maeght, 1949 - Sm.4° - 322pp - Sm.4° - 322pp - 2 Original Woodcuts (J. Arp) 10 Color Plates (R. & S. Delaunay, Janco, Kandinsky, Kupka, Magnelli, Mondrian, Taeuber-Arp, Vordemberge-Gildewart.) and B/w reproductions of works: Duchamp, Kandinsky, Kupka, Picabia, Robert and Sonia Delaunay, Malevitch, Tatlin and others. First edition, published in 995 numbered copies (our's N° 467), text in French language, inscribed, signed and dated by Michel Seuphor. Original boards (J. Arp) and original glassine and slipcase. In very good condition [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        WHAT WOMAN IS HERE? [with] Original Brass binding die-stamp for the spine of the book

      New York: Oxford University Press, 1949. cloth, dust jacket. Bookbinding. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 250 pages. First edition. Fine in fine price-clipped dustwrapper. Subtitled on the jacket: "The Autobiography of a Woman Pioneer in the Rural West." The author was a Pennsylvania-born suffragette who eventually went to a poverty-stricken town in the Rocky Mountains as a missionary for the Episcopal Church for a year and a half, where she lived through blizzards and a small pox epidemic. [With]: Original brass binding die stamp for the front board of the book. Approximately 0.5 x 3.75 inches. A little tarnished, else about fine. The die reads (in reverse lettering): "What Woman Is Here?" The provenance presents a mildly interesting story: a local colleague was buying books out of the trunk of a gentleman's car and came across a bag of brass die-stamps from the Oxford University Press from the late 1930s through the early 1950s, when Oxford did much of their printing in the U.S. My colleague inquired and the gentleman revealed that his next stop was the scrap year where he was going to sell the dies to be melted down for the brass. My colleague paid him double the scrap price for them. We paid a bit more. In any event, a unique artifact of a book by a woman pioneer.

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        [Archive]: Flight to Mt. Hagen, Literacy Comes to New Guinea

      New Guinea, 1949. Near Fine. Quarto. 55pp. Bradbound maroon folder measuring 9" x 11.5" with a paper label on the front wrapper. Contains 25 black and white gelatin silver photographs measuring between 3" x 4.5" and 8" x 10" with captions. Very good ex-seminary library with usual library markings including a pocket on the rear cover with some small tears on the edges of the wrappers with near fine photographs and pages.A manuscript account of the visit of the Frank C. Laubach Literacy Party to the Hagen tribe of Oglebeng, New Guinea, May 1949 written by his son Dr. Robert S. Laubach. The manuscript opens with a large photo of Dr. Frank C. Laubach teaching a class in New Guinea (credited to The Literacy Conference at the Lutheran Mission, Lae, New Guinea, April, 1949) with a caption that reads: "'Say 'ah,' Dr. Frank C. Laubach shows the Hagen chief how the letter 'a' looks like a man with his mouth open saying 'ah.'" Laubach then describes the trip to New Guinea, his father's teaching methods, and the "natives" themselves. "Essential clothing consisted of a bark belt, kag, over which were looped two nets, each a foot wide. Made of woven bark fiber, these nets, mbadi, hung in a double fold down the front to well below the knees. In the rear were simply stuck fresh branches of the cordyline tree, pokle kuyu, their long leaves providing ample covering." The teachers "thoroughly tested" their methods, the "each one teach one" approach, on the chiefs of the tribes so that after they picked up the skill they could teach other members of the tribe. The tribe welcomed the missionaries and included them in tribal rituals and events. Throughout the album Laubach includes photos of the tribe with captions explaining dancing and clothing choices. One caption reads, "at the 'sing-sing' at Oglebeng, 585 dancers like these were counted...pig grease makes their skin shiny."He writes of the women saying, "personal adornment is accomplished for women with shells and paint. The men exercise a priority in the use of the scarce vegetable dyes, leaving what is left to the women. The men or women usually paint one another's faces, as there are few imported mirrors, though they may paint themselves from their reflection in a quiet pool of water." He discusses their favorite food; sweet potatoes, community life, and ways to protect the tribe in the future. The final page of photos shows elderly men with children, pigs, which were important animals to the tribe, and dances. The manuscript ends with an appendix to explain word usage, pronunciation, and spelling.Frank Laubach was a missionary who was trained at the Union Theological Seminary and Columbia University. He also was considered a "mystic" by some and they referred to him as "the Apostle to the Illiterates." Shortly after the mission detailed in this account he began the Laubach Literacy project in 1955, which helped 150,000 Americans read annually and grew to involve 34 countries. His son, Dr. "Bob" Laubach was considered a "pioneer in adult literacy education" and worked with his father until the 1970s when Frank died. After that Bob wrote extensively on the subject of literacy and his father, and continued to teach. Together both Laubachs are credited with "teaching more than 100 million adults to read and write in more than 200 languages." An interesting look at an important figure in literacy education and their visit with a small tribe.

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        Rope of Sand. (Movie Poster)

      Hollywood, CA. Hal Wallis Studio. 1949. One-sheet color silk-screen poster, 40 x 30 ½ inches, for the 1949 Hal Wallis film "Rope of Sand" starring Burt Lancaster, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Peter Lorre, and "Hollywood's New Goddess of Love" Corinne Calvet. The film, written by Walter Doniger and directed by the prolific William Dieterle, tells the story of Mike Davis, played by Burt Lancaster, who discovers a cache of diamonds on the property of a mining operation in South West Africa and, despite torture, refuses to reveal its location, determined instead to steal the cache. The poster, extremely scarce and in very good condition, was the product of Western Poster Company, San Francisco. It is a striking graphic, bold in design and color, a worthy addition to a motion picture film noir archive.

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        BOWERY AT MIDNIGHT-BELA LUGOSI-ASTOR-1 SHEET-1949-27X41--- FN

      1949 - Look at this amazing image of a menacing BELA LUGOSI! Beautiful movie poster suitable for any discerning collector. 27x41 One Sheet Movie Poster, 1949 ASTOR rerelease, unique poster. Theatrical release poster. NOT A VIDEO RELEASE, OR REPRINT! Excellent item for display. This Is original and was produced to be used for theater display and promotion. Don't miss out on this one! Condition is C6 . Folded. Has tape reinforcing folds on back. Colors are extremely vivid on this one! Check the Image! Condition: FN

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        An Army in Exile. The Story of the Second Polish Corps.

      London, Macmillan, 1949. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt; illustrated dust-wrappers; pp. xvi, 319, highly illustrated with plates after photographs and maps, some of which in two colours; wrappers with minor marginal flaws, front fly-leaf with cut-away corner, otherwise very good. First edition of a scarce and important book, presentation copy, inscribed by the author to R. M. A. Hankey, sometime Naval Intellicence Division operative, minister in Chamberlain's war time cabinet, and civil servant under Churchill. The story of the Anders Army is one of men (and some women) finding themselves in Stalin's prison camps in 1940, the formation of a Polish exile army, swelling in numbers whilst travelling out of Asia via Iran and Palestine, liberating Italy, including winning the series of decisive epic battles of Montecassino. General Anders inscribed this copy to Baron Hankey in Polish in December, 1949.

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        [Archive]: Flight to Mt. Hagen, Literacy Comes to New Guinea

      New Guinea, 1949. Near Fine. Quarto. 55pp. Bradbound maroon folder measuring 9" x 11.5" with a paper label on the front wrapper. Contains 25 black and white gelatin silver photographs measuring between 3" x 4.5" and 8" x 10" with captions. Very good ex-seminary library with usual library markings including a pocket on the rear cover with some small tears on the edges of the wrappers with near fine photographs and pages.A manuscript account of the visit of the Frank C. Laubach Literacy Party to the Hagen tribe of Oglebeng, New Guinea, May 1949 written by his son Dr. Robert S. Laubach. The manuscript opens with a large photo of Dr. Frank C. Laubach teaching a class in New Guinea (credited to The Literacy Conference at the Lutheran Mission, Lae, New Guinea, April, 1949) with a caption that reads: "'Say 'ah,' Dr. Frank C. Laubach shows the Hagen chief how the letter 'a' looks like a man with his mouth open saying 'ah.'" Laubach then describes the trip to New Guinea, his father's teaching methods, and the "natives" themselves. "Essential clothing consisted of a bark belt, kag, over which were looped two nets, each a foot wide. Made of woven bark fiber, these nets, mbadi, hung in a double fold down the front to well below the knees. In the rear were simply stuck fresh branches of the cordyline tree, pokle kuyu, their long leaves providing ample covering." The teachers "thoroughly tested" their methods, the "each one teach one" approach, on the chiefs of the tribes so that after they picked up the skill they could teach other members of the tribe. The tribe welcomed the missionaries and included them in tribal rituals and events. Throughout the album Laubach includes photos of the tribe with captions explaining dancing and clothing choices. One caption reads, "at the 'sing-sing' at Oglebeng, 585 dancers like these were counted...pig grease makes their skin shiny."He writes of the women saying, "personal adornment is accomplished for women with shells and paint. The men exercise a priority in the use of the scarce vegetable dyes, leaving what is left to the women. The men or women usually paint one another's faces, as there are few imported mirrors, though they may paint themselves from their reflection in a quiet pool of water." He discusses their favorite food; sweet potatoes, community life, and ways to protect the tribe in the future. The final page of photos shows elderly men with children, pigs, which were important animals to the tribe, and dances. The manuscript ends with an appendix to explain word usage, pronunciation, and spelling.Frank Laubach was a missionary who was trained at the Union Theological Seminary and Columbia University. He also was considered a "mystic" by some and they referred to him as "the Apostle to the Illiterates." Shortly after the mission detailed in this account he began the Laubach Literacy project in 1955, which helped 150,000 Americans read annually and grew to involve 34 countries. His son, Dr. "Bob" Laubach was considered a "pioneer in adult literacy education" and worked with his father until the 1970s when Frank died. After that Bob wrote extensively on the subject of literacy and his father, and continued to teach. Together both Laubachs are credited with "teaching more than 100 million adults to read and write in more than 200 languages." An interesting look at an important figure in literacy education and their visit with a small tribe.

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        Archive of Post-WWII Navy Letters

      Norfolk Virigina, New York, 1949. Near Fine. An archive of 136 letters from Raymond Galindo to his parents while serving with the Navy in the immediate post-War War II-era beginning at the end of 1945. The letters include most of the envelopes. All items are near fine or better with small tears from opening and modest age toning. A collection of letters written by Staten Island, New York native Raymond Galindo to his parents Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Romani while stationed with the Navy at the end of World War II, eventually serving on the command ship USS Taconic (AGC 17). The letters were written between 1945 and 1949 and include two photographs. Galindo's letters discuss his early days with the Navy including training at Camp Peary, Virginia and working in the kitchen. In a letter from November 1945 he writes, "Well this week has certainly been a very tough one, I been getting up at three every morning...you don't know what a job it is to feed 18,000 men." He continues saying, "I have been working all over the kitchen, one day we work on rolling and cooking the meals, the next day we serve them and today we are washing the dishes and you ought to see my hands from the water." Later he writes, "the rest of my boot camp is certainly going to be real tough, starting next week we are going to be at the gas chamber practicing how to wear gas masks then we go for more rifle practice." He was set to graduate boot camp in December of 1945.He spent the early days of 1946 at the Navy Planning Department in Virginia before heading to fleet training in Maine during the summer. "Well here I am in Maine and Monday we start going to school, and believe me here is where you find out that you are in the navy, tough, you don't get no liberty unless you show yourself a passing mark and you only get it once a week." In another letter he talks about the process of school and Navy training: "They are really strict here and I mean strict, so I just have to play ball with them in order to graduate from here and you know that when I get out I will be a petty officer and that's why I have to stay on the ball from here on." At Fleet training he took up radio operating and was enrolled in radio operator's school. He writes of his radio operator classes in a letter from July of 1946; "things here are getting really tough and I never had to study so much in all my life it looks like I won't get by as it's pretty hard. All ready two of the fellows that came up with us have been drop out the only thing that is keeping me here is that I knew the code before I came here." October 1946 saw a graduated Galindo begin his service aboard the USS Taconic. In a letter to his parents he says, "I am writing this letter today from the ship in New York so that you will get it by the time that we pull out and you will have a letter in advance from me so that you don't have to worry because there is no telling when you will hear from me." He continues, "Well today being my first day on board this ship I think it is going to be pretty nice and in a couple of weeks or maybe a month I will get my rate as they have to find out what I can do and how much I have learned in radio. The ship went from port in New York to Norfolk, Virginia. He discusses his homesickness and how it's hard to visit on leave because "the more I get home the more I get homesick. So the more I stay away the better it will be for you and dad." He writes that he'll "spend more time on the ship as I haven't been doing much of that as I have been running home but when I am home I forget that I am in this outfit and that is what I want to do as I get sick of staying here all the time." In one letter he discusses friends he's lost to assignments in Iceland and the Pacific, writing: "that's the way things are in the Navy, you have to keep making friends all the time because you never know how long you will be together." Galindo had discussed his annoyance at being docked in the United States awaiting orders saying, "it wouldn't be so bad if we were to shove off but this hanging around this place makes me sick."In 1947 he spent time involved with a variety of operations. The Taconic "served alternately as flagship of the Atlantic Fleet Amphibious Force and of Amphibious Groups 2 and 4" as well as participating in "amphibious warfare exercises" throughout her tour of duty with the Atlantic Fleet. During this time Galindo was up for petty officer third class and was studying and being tested when not on duty. While on an operation he writes, "all we have out here is nothing but the ocean surrounding our ship and the ships that are here with us." Another letter reads, "we had changed captains and now tomorrow we are going to have a personnel inspection by this new one and he is going to make us wear those medals they gave us, personally we think that that is very silly." After spending nearly two years in and out of Norfolk, Virginia, Galindo was thinking about putting in for a transfer in early 1948 claiming that he "hated this town more than any in the world." He writes, "I made up my mind about putting in for a transfer as I can't seem to take it any more, but maybe it's better that I stay on board as I may get worst duty." In the end he stayed with the ship and by the summer of 1949 he was preparing to leave the Navy. By this point he had married a sweetheart from New York named Phyllis who continued to live in New York, seeing Galindo when he could get away, and they had a baby girl. In July of 1949 while waiting out his last days with the Navy he writes, I have two more weeks to do on here before I will leave for the separation center. When I get over there I'm going to have a tougher examination to get out than what I did when I came into the Navy, however if they find that something is wrong with me they will keep me in until I'm alright to go home."An interesting narrative of a Navy petty officer's career between World War II and Korea detailing life on board a ship, homesickness, and leave.

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        Portrait photograph of Jean Cocteau

      Paris, 1949. Half-length, standing on terrace of Paris apartment. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 13.5. x 9.25 inches. Fine, atelier stamped on verso: "Photograph by Carl Van Vechten | 146 Central Park West | Cannot be reproduced without permission", and docketed by Van Vechten in pencil, giving the subject of the photograph, the date ("January 30 1935"), the number of the negative, and a direction for reprodction ("80%"). Half-length, standing on terrace of Paris apartment. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 13.5. x 9.25 inches. Probably taken just before Cocteau's trip to America in 1949. Reproduced in PORTRAITS: The photography of Carl van Vechten, edited by Saul Mauriber (1978)

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        CMB RADIATION TEMPERATURE: "Remarks on the Evolution of the Expanding Universe" (Physical Review; Volume 75 No 7, pp 1089-1095)

      Lancaster, PA: The American Physical Society, 1949. First Edition. Wraps. Very Good. In this paper, Alpher and Herman predict the temperature of what is now known as the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation (CMB) to be 5 degrees K. Sixteen years later the CMB was discovered with a temperature of 2.7 degrees K. 995-1113 pp. 4to. Green paper wraps that are quite clean inside and out, very minor age toning to spine, small chips at head and foot.

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        WHAT WOMAN IS HERE? [with] Original Brass binding die-stamp for the spine of the book.

      New York: Oxford University Press, 1949. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 250 pages. First edition. Fine in fine price-clipped dustwrapper. Subtitled on the jacket: "The Autobiography of a Woman Pioneer in the Rural West." The author was a Pennsylvania-born suffragette who eventually went to a poverty-stricken town in the Rocky Mountains as a missionary for the Episcopal Church for a year and a half, where she lived through blizzards and a small pox epidemic.[With]: Original brass binding die stamp for the front board of the book. Approximately 0.5 x 3.75 inches. A little tarnished, else about fine. The die reads (in reverse lettering): "What Woman Is Here?"The provenance presents a mildly interesting story: a local colleague was buying books out of the trunk of a gentleman's car and came across a bag of brass die-stamps from the Oxford University Press from the late 1930s through the early 1950s, when Oxford did much of their printing in the U.S. My colleague inquired and the gentleman revealed that his next stop was the scrap year where he was going to sell the dies to be melted down for the brass. My colleague paid him double the scrap price for them. We paid a bit more. In any event, a unique artifact of a book by a woman pioneer.

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        SIXTH COLUMN: A SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL OF A STRANGE INTRIGUE

      New York: Gnome Press, [1949]. First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. (17075). Octavo, cloth. Science fiction novel in which the U.S. is conquered by Asia and a small group of scientists plot to save the country.

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        IRRIPETIBILE! PERFETTA!! ENCICLOPEDIA ITALIANA TRECCANI. 36voll.

      Treccani, 1949. offerta irripetibile, 36 volumi in condizioni perfette, copertina rigida in tela con scritte in oro al piatto e al dorso, dorso in pelle, illustrazioni e tavole a colori e b/n f.t. e nel testo

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        Original drawing, signed

      1949. Geisel, Theodore ; "Dr. Seuss". This fine finished drawing was intended for "Bartholomew and the Oobleck" (1949), but was not used. 12-1/2 Inches x 10-1/8 inches, black crayon on white wove paper, layout mark in blue pencil. Signed "Dr. Seuss"

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        une chapelle a sesostris 1er a karnak

      institut français d'archéologie orientale 1949 - porte folio des planches de la chapelle de sesostris 1er manque planche 7 taches sur portfolio rare [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Prisons. With the 'Carceri' Etchings of G. B. Piranesi.

      Trianon Press, 1949. Folio, (36) pp., with a frontispiece and 18 plates. Original stiff wrappers laid in cloth backed striped board portfolio with ribbon ties, both with printed labels. Plates are loosely inserted into a folded pocket at rear. Some fading to portfolio, with spotting and minor water staining to portfolio and book cover. Spine of portfolio has some wear and fraying. Plates and pages in fine condition. Numbered 47 and signed by Aldous Huxley. Of the first printing, 212 were signed by the author; 100 copies were reserved for the Trianon Press, Cobham, Surrey, and the Grey Falcon Press, Philadelphia; 100 for Zeitlin & Ver Brugge, Los Angeles; 12 copies numbered A to L, "hors commerce" for the author, the publishers and their associates. With a 16- page essay by Huxley and a critical study by Jean Adhemar of the famous fantasy prison etchings by Piranesi which inspired Huxley and Adhemar (curator of prints at the BN) to write a short history of prisons and criminality and an analysis of the plates. Eshelbach & Shober 50.

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        The Poems.

      London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd, 1949 - 2 volumes, tall octavo. Original bright green cloth over bevelled boards, gilt lettered spines, author's monogram in gilt on front covers, top edges gilt. With the original slipcase. Without the scarce glassine jacket. A little wear to corners of slipcase, touch of very pale (almost imperceptible) mottling to covers. A very good set. Photogravure portrait frontispieces of Yeats by Emery Walker after John Singer Sargent and Augustus John. First and limited variorum edition, number 171 of 375 copies signed by Yeats, and published by Macmillan as the Definitive Edition, beautifully printed in Fournier type on laid paper. The edition was personally overseen by Yeats's widow, George, the publisher Harold Macmillan and the publisher's reader Thomas Mark; as stated in the prospectus: "For some time before his death [in 1939], W. B. Yeats was engaged in revising the text of this edition of his poems, of which he had corrected the proofs, and for which he had signed the special page to appear at the beginning of Volume I [the limitation sheet]". Yeats was, of course, a constant reviser of his work - which makes this definitive edition all the more important. Wade 209 & 210. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Senilità

      Dall' Oglio Editore, 1949. ITALIANO 0,2 Brossura in cartoncino semi rigido. Copertina con mancanze e leggermente usurata. Pagine in buono stato, con tagli bruniti. Volume n. XXIV ( 24 ) della collana. USATO

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        The Poems.

      London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd,, 1949. 2 volumes, tall octavo. Original bright green cloth over bevelled boards, gilt lettered spines, author's monogram in gilt on front covers, top edges gilt. With the original slipcase. Photogravure portrait frontispieces of Yeats by Emery Walker after John Singer Sargent and Augustus John. Without the scarce glassine jacket. A little wear to corners of slipcase, touch of very pale (almost imperceptible) mottling to covers. A very good set. First and limited variorum edition, number 171 of 375 copies signed by Yeats, and published by Macmillan as the Definitive Edition, beautifully printed in Fournier type on laid paper. The edition was personally overseen by Yeats's widow, George, the publisher Harold Macmillan and the publisher's reader Thomas Mark; as stated in the prospectus: "For some time before his death [in 1939], W. B. Yeats was engaged in revising the text of this edition of his poems, of which he had corrected the proofs, and for which he had signed the special page to appear at the beginning of Volume I [the limitation sheet]". Yeats was, of course, a constant reviser of his work - which makes this definitive edition all the more important.

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        Autograph Letter Signed ("Dylan Thomas"), to producer Frank Hauser at the British Broadcasting Corporation, agreeing to read his poems on a radio program

      The Boat House, Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, [Wales], 1949. 1 p. 8vo. Docketed with date "31 Aug 1949" as receipt on verso by BBC. Old folds. 1 p. 8vo. "I'll be very pleased indeed to read a ... selection of my poems" Thomas accepts an invitation to read his poems on B.B.C. Radio's Third Programme. In part: ". . . I'll be very pleased indeed to read a 20 minute selection of my poems on the Third Programme sometime at the end of September--with just the minimum amount of linking material. Are any links, other than the titles of the poems, really necessary? Would I be expected to announce the titles of the poems myself? If so, then perhaps a few introductory words would be needed as well. . . ." The program was broadcast on September 24, 1949, with Thomas reading, among his own poems, "There Was a Saviour," "If my Head Hurt a Hair's Foot," "Poem in October," "After the Funeral," "A Refusal to Mourn" and "In My Craft or Sullen Art." He also delivered a piece called "On Reading One's Own Poems." The recording was released as side B of the 1963 Caedmon LP "An Evening with Dylan Thomas." From 1943-1953 Thomas participated in over 150 B.B.C. radio broacasts, and his popularity owed much to his rich voice and dramatic reading style.

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        Portrait photograph of Jean Cocteau

      Paris, 1949. Half-length, standing on terrace of Paris apartment. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 13.5. x 9.25 inches. Fine, atelier stamped on verso: "Photograph by Carl Van Vechten | 146 Central Park West | Cannot be reproduced without permission", and docketed by Van Vechten in pencil, giving the subject of the photograph, the date ("January 30 1935"), the number of the negative, and a direction for reprodction ("80%"). Half-length, standing on terrace of Paris apartment. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 13.5. x 9.25 inches. Probably taken just before Cocteau's trip to America in 1949. Reproduced in PORTRAITS: The photography of Carl van Vechten, edited by Saul Mauriber (1978)

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        The Westercon (Annual West Coast Conference) October Second 1949

      Los Angeles: Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society, 1949. First Edition 1st Printing. Printed Wrappers. Very Good. Original Program, Red Covers With Black Printing. This Example With "E. E. E." At The Top, Apparently E. Everett Evans' Copy As He Participated In The Organization Of This Second Annual Convention, With "Th' Ol' Foo" Added Below, Possibly By Forrest Ackerman. Signed By Ray Bradbury [And With His Own Caricature], Marguerite Bradbury, A E Van Vogt, Arthur Joquel, R. Dewitt Miller, Eph Konigsberg, Forrest Ackerman, Bryce Walton, William Rotsler [Also With His Caricature], Roy A Squires, Kris Neville, Henry Eichner, Len Moffat, Rick Sneary, Walt Daugherty, Jean Cox., And Several Dozen Other Members. With An Extra Cover Sheet.

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        SIXTH COLUMN ..

      New York: Gnome Press, [1949].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. America is conquered by Asia, and a small group of scientists plot to save the country. This novel was first published under Heinlein's pseudonym Anson MacDonald in Campbell's ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION as a three-part serial, January-March, 1941. In 333. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 221. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#155359)

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        Casse pipe

      - Frédéric Chambriand, Paris 1949, 12x19cm, broché. - Edizione su carta attuale, il francobollo stampato servizio stampa Lunghezza del secondo piatto. autografo preziosa firmata dall'autore Jean Tardieu, mentre era ancora in esilio in Danimarca. Piccoli buchi neri Lunghezza del primo piatto. Nizza copia. Si noti che Celine aveva già dedicato a Jean Tardieu un "Death on" Alfa nel 1936 (guarda tutti Celine, 2, p.36) - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant, tampon imprimé de service de presse en pied du deuxième plat. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Jean Tardieu, alors qu'il se trouvait encore en exil au Danemark. Infimes piqûres noires en pied du premier plat. Agréable exemplaire. On note que Céline avait déjà dédicacé à Jean Tardieu un "Mort à Crédit" sur Alfa en 1936 (cf. Tout Céline, 2, p.36)

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        The Dream Merchants

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949 From the author of The New York Times number one bestseller The Carpetbaggers comes a novel of passion, intrigue, power, and money.With 11 weeks on The New York Times best sellers list, The Dream Merchants provides a fascinating look at the early days of the world's most glamorous industry--Hollywood. It was the latest "gold rush"--when ambitious, if unscrupulous, men and women flooded California to turn cinematic dreams into reality, regardless of the moral cost. Johnny Edge, a former carnival barker, schemes and plots his way to the top while Peter Kessler turns his back on a staid life of small-town stability to stake his fortune on the movie business. Beautiful starlet Dulcie Warren is willing to use her sexuality and to play dirty to get to the top, if that's what it takes.When the lives of these three ambitious, determined characters collide, they have the potential to build a dream--or shatter one to pieces.More than 25 New York Times bestsellers later--many reaching the #1 spot--and with over 750 million copies sold to date, Harold Robbins became one of the most successful authors of all time.About the Author:Harold Robbins (1916-1997) is one of the best-selling American fiction writers of all time, ranking 5th on the World's Best-Selling Fiction Author List just behind William Shakespeare and Agatha Christie. He wrote over 25 bestselling novels, sold more than 750 million copies in 42 languages, and spent over 300 weeks combined on The New York Times bestseller list. His books were adapted into 13 successful films and television series that garnered numerous Oscar® and Golden Globe® nominations starring Steve McQueen, Elvis Presley, Laurence Olivier, Bette Davis, Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, and more. Robbins' personal life was as fascinating to the public as his novels. An enthusiastic participant in the social and sexual revolution of the 1960s, Robbins cultivated a "playboy" image and maintained friendships with stars including Frank Sinatra, Clint Eastwood, Tony Bennett, and Sammy Davis, Jr., and was one of the first novelists to be prominently featured in gossip magazines, earning him the title of "The World's First Rock Star Author."

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        C'est à Saint-Paul de Vence

      - La nouvelle édition, Paris 1949, 14x19cm, broché. - Edition su carta corrente. autografo firmato Jacques Prévert ad un amico arricchito con un tre stelle che rappresenta il disegno appeso sul figlio. La nostra copia è arricchita con una quartina quadrupla manoscritto firmato di André Verdet dal titolo "Il cavallo che ti porta" e che è stato incollato ai margini della pagina occhietto. Copertina di Emilienne Delacroix. Un anticipo zero del secondo piatto. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Envoi autographe signé de Jacques Prévert à une ami enrichi d'un dessin représentant trois étoiles suspendues à des fils. Notre exemplaire est enrichi d'un quadruple quatrain manuscrit signé d'André Verdet intitulé "Le cheval qui t'emporte" et qui a été encollé en marge de la page de faux-titre. Couverture illustrée par Emilienne Delacroix. Une éraflure en tête du second plat.

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        TGP Mexico el Taller de Grafica Popular , The Workshop for Popular Graphics

      La Estampa Mexicana 1949 - La Estampa Mexicana. Mexico, 1949 . Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine condition. First Edition. 190 pgs. 7 X 12 1/2. Book is one of the most important to illustrate the first 12 years of Taller de Grafica Popular. It includes 5 original and signed artwork by: Leopoldo Mendez , Alfredo Zalce, Alberto Beltran , Isidoro Ocampo and Fernandez Ledesma. Prignitz 795 - 799. La Estampa Mexicana. Mexico, 1949 . Condicion: Excelente estado. Primera edicion. 190 pgs. 70 cms X 95 cms. Cubierta ilustrada. El libro mas importante de los primeros 12 años de la historia del Taller de Grafica Popular. El libro incluye 5 obras originales y firmadas de: Leopoldo Mendez , Alfredo Zalce, Alberto Beltran , Isidoro Ocampo and Fernandez Ledesma. Prignitz 795 - 799. Bookseller Inventory #0159. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Le Petit Magicien Anime

      Monte Carlo Les Flots Bleus, 1949 Some of the glued binding pages are loose. ; Bright boards look very good, does have a few loose pages. Animations work. Very light edgewear, bright colors, Six animations by Robert de Longchamp, all working order. Text is in French. The animations are a card trick works fine, one page that the animation folds in and out, Liquid trick works fine, rabbit out of box works fine, calendar trick works fine, and another card trick works fine. The cover is exceptionally nice, the loose pages are from the glued binding which could be glued back in.

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        Averrois Cordubensis. Compendia Librorum Aristotelis qui Parva Naturalia Vocantur. Recensuit Aemilia Ledyard Shields, adiuvante Henrico Blumberg.

      Cambridge Massachusetts The Mediaeval Academy of America 1949 - (26 x 18,7 cm); 4°; XXXII Seiten, 1 Blatt, 276 Seiten; Orig.-Leinwandband. Corpus Commentariorum Averrois in Aristotelem, Versiorum Latinarum Volumen VII. ( The Mediaeval Academy of America, Publication No. 54 ). Schnitte, Vorsätze und die ersten und letzten Seiten sind stockfleckig. * Versand mit/ shipping with Deutsche Post oder/ or DHL. - Ask for more pics ! * 1200 gr.

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        Giant Brains: or Machines that Think

      New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed by Author. First edition. Flat-signed by Berkeley on front free endpaper in black ink. xvi, 270pp. Original gray cloth with blue lettering. Offsetting to ffep, else Fine in About Very Good price-clipped dust jacket with edge-wear, creased tear to bottom of back panel, tiny chip near head. A very uncommon signature from the computer science pioneer, journalist, and mathematician who observed the UNIVAC, Simon (the first personal computer designed by Berkeley himself), and the Harvard Mark I among other early computers in action. This book brought the concept of the computer to the lay public for the first time.

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        THE INTELLIGENT INVESTOR: A BOOK OF PRACTICAL COUNSEL

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1949. First Edition, early printing. 1949 date on copyright page with no additional printings listed. Publisher's letter code C-A signifying a publication date of March, 1951. A clean very good copy in original maroon cloth backed grey paper covered boards. 276 pages including index. No name, bookplate or other markings. "Graham is considered the father of value investing, an investment approach he began teaching at Columbia Business School in 1928 and subsequently refined with David Dodd through various editions of their famous book Security Analysis. Graham's followers include Warren Buffett, William J. Ruane, Irving Kahn, Walter J. Schloss and others. His book, Security Analysis, with David Dodd, was published in 1934 and has been considered a bible for serious investors since it was written. It and The Intelligent Investor published in 1949 are his two most widely acclaimed books. Warren Buffett describes The Intelligent Investor as "the best book about investing ever written." . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: RON RAMSWICK BOOKS, IOBA ]
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        To Hell and Back

      New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, stated first printing. Near Fine with reading creases to several page corners, in a Very Good dust jacket with price intact though new price inked on front flap, light edge wear, several tape repairs made to verso (one visible at crown from front), and insect abrasions along the rear flap fold which lightly affect the surface of the rear board as well. Murphy's memoir in which he recounts the events which lead him to become one of the most decorated soldiers of WWII, and earned him a Medal of Honor.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        L'AGENTE SEGRETO

      TORINO: CHIANTORE, 1949. IED. RILEGATO. BUONO. 14 20. AI QUATTRO VENTI USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U., eh. Bildpostkarte mit U., eh. Manuskript mit Namenszug im Titel, eh. Manuskript ohne U. und Typoskript mit eh. Namenszug im Titel.

      Magreglio am Comer See und Nervi (Genua), 1948 und 1949. - Korrespondenz: 5 SS. auf 3 Bll. Gr.-4to und qu.-8vo. Mit 2 eh. adr. Kuverts. - Manuskripte: (4¾+1¾ =) 6½ SS. auf 8 Bll. (Qu.-)8vo. - Typoskript: 10 SS. auf 10 Bll. Gr.-4to. Mit einigen Beilagen (s. u.). An Anna (auch Aenne) Weber in Mailand: "Ich kann mich leider erst heute für Ihren lieben Besuch und Ihren lieben Brief bedanken, denn ich konnte erst heute Abend wieder auf ein paar Stunden an meinen Schreibtisch gehen. Es geht mir - leider - sehr schlecht. Die Störungen wollen und wollen nicht aufhören. Ich weiss nicht, was [.] seit einem Jahr in der ganzen Welt ist. Alles ist krank und kommt nicht zu sich. Ich habe seit Oktober zwei meiner allerbesten und drei andere, sehr liebe Freunde verloren. Jeden Tag trifft eine neue Krankheitsnachricht ein. Die Kontakte mit Deutschland sind sehr locker, die Menschen schreiben ganz einfach nicht. Man bekommt keine Antwort - und wenn eine, so eine hingehuschte. Es ist eine Lähmung über der Welt, schlimmer als im Krieg [.]" (a. d. Br. v. 15. II. 1949). - Das Manuskript "Gesang der Chthon" (aus dem 25. Kapitel des Buches "Chthon") mit 4¾ SS. auf 7 Bll. (8vo), das über den Kampf, der sich im apollinischen Dichter abspiele, mit 1¾ SS. auf 1 Bl. (qu.-8vo); das Typoskript "Der Schatten (aus dem Buche 'Mnemosýne')" mit 10 SS. auf 10 Bll. (gr.-4to). - Beiliegend eine Visitenkarte und fünf von anderer Hand beschriebene Bildpostkarten, die tls. mit Grüßen und U. des mitreisenden Benrath versehen sind. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        General Robert E. Lee. 36 miniature etchings. First edition. Signed.

      Sierra Madre, CA: Bernhardt Wall:, 1949. 4to, bound by Wall in plain red cloth with etched cover label. 7-1/8 x 7-1/2 inches. 36 miniature etchings with decorative borders, printed in colors on heavy wove paper, 3 of which are signed. MARKED "TRIAL COPY F/ONE" FROM AN EDITION OF 100 COPIES SIGNED BY WALL outside of the edition of 11 with canceled copper plates. "In addition to numerous historical scenes, Wall reproduced the general's elusive signature"--Weber, Following Bernhardt Wall 1872-1956, page 50. Bernhardt Wall was born in Buffalo, New York on Dec. 30, 1872. He studied at the Buffalo Art Student's League then moved on to study in New York under Henry Reuterdahl and also apprenticed under William Auerbach-Levy. Wall began a career as a lithographic illustrator in 1889 working primarily as a commercial artist in New York and Buffalo. He soon became known as the "Postcard King" and designed over 5,000 comic cards. The year1915 marked a defining point in Wall's artistic career. Wall visited Colorado, Nevada and California making etchings of Indians, cowboys and major cities which were later published in a portfolio entitled, "Under Western Skies." These proved to be very successful and the artist shortly thereafter moved to California permanently. Wall continued to produce many fine etchings of the American West and by 1930 had also become a much respected historian of the region. Bernhardt Wall was unique in that he not only drew the etchings for his books, but he also printed and bound them. His books are in libraries and universities around the world including the British Museum, Library of Congress, the libraries of Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and Brown Universities. His works were also in the private collections of J. P. Morgan, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Henry C. Frick and Dr. N.C. Mathewson. Wall etched three sitting presidents of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, Warren Taft, and Henry Coolidge. Other prominent individuals etched by Wall include Sam Houston, Mark Twain, Thomas A. Edison, Abraham Lincoln, and Andrew Jackson. Artist and historian, Bernhardt Wall (1872-1956) was a pioneer etcher and producer of fine press books who treated a vast array of subjects, including Texas and the Southwest. Historians of fine press printing have compared him to William Blake. This collection of Wall's scrapbooks, publications, and correspondence was built by collector Natalie Williams of Marshall, Texas.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        PAREJA PARA LA ETERNIDAD (PRIMERA EDICION DE LA PRIMERA OBRA DE TEATRO PUBLICADA POR FERNANDO FERNAN-GOMEZ, CON DEDICATORIA Y AUTOGRAFO)

      - 1949, Madrid, Se termino de imprimir en los Talleres Graficas de Madrid, el dia 25 de enero de 1949, Trescientos ejemplares numerados, ejemplar 211, 22 paginas, 20x13, cubiertas originales rustica, buen estado

      [Bookseller: Libreria 7 Soles]
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        La peau

      - Denoël, Paris 1949, 12x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione della traduzione francese, una delle 300 copie numerate su Alfa solo le carte dopo 50 filo puro. copia rara e piacevole. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française, un des 350 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa, seuls grands papiers après 50 pur fil. Rare et agréable exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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        Journal de son voyage en Suisse *

      Ides & Calendes, Neuchâtel & Paris 30.11.1949. - En feuilles sous cartable demi-toile à rabats 30 x 25, dos muet, titre gravé contrecollé. Très frais. 12 eaux-fortes originales de Marcel North, tirées par Christian Bichsel à Zürich. Bon ouvrage de "tourisme bibliophilique", complémentaire au volume suivant qui présentait "Les 25 Capitales de la Suisse" sur la même maquette dans cette collection réservée à l'illustrateur maison. Ici c'est en terre alémanique qu'il rayonne, entre Bâle et Steckborn.Élégant et puissant et délicat et fin et subtil et humoureux et plein de poésie. telles ces sirènes qui se baignent dans le creux du Rhin !:-) Édition originale. L'un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur Ingres Guarro, entre les 12 premiers en arabe et les 13 en romain, ces 25 luxueux numéros contenant une suite signée sur Chine.

      [Bookseller: OH 7e CIEL]
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