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        Modern Arms and Free Men: A Discussion of the Role of Science in Preserving Democracy (SIGNED)

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1949. 1st. Hardcover. First Edition. Advance Copy INSCRIBED to Stanford University President Wallace Sterling "To Wallace Sterling/with cordial regards/Vannevar Bush." Octavo; (xiv), 273, (1)pp. Laid in is a 2 1/4" x 4" card ('Advance Copy/Publication Date, Nov. 21') along with a publisher's reply post card. Very Good in publisher's red cloth stamped in gold on black background on spine and upper board. The book's spine is lightly sunned with a scratch to spine lettering; the bright price-clipped dust jacket has light extremity wear and a few closed tears. As chairman of the National Defense Research Committee and later director of the U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development, Vannevar Bush coordinated the activities of ~ six thousand leading American scientists in the application of science to warfare. In his 1945 report to President Truman, Bush called for an expansion of government support for science, and urged the creation of the National Science Foundation. He has been called the "Architect of the military-industrial complex," but he was fearful of military control of scientific research, and this book was his warning that the militarization of American science would be harmful. Wallace Sterling, president of Stanford University from 1949-1968, oversaw the school's growth to become the internationally recognized "Harvard of the West" (earning Sterling the sobriquet "Stanford's man with the Midas touch" for his fundraising ability). Stanford Industrial Park, which eventually received great government support, was founded under Sterling and Provost Professor Frederick Terman (who had been Bush's student at MIT).

      [Bookseller: Carpe Diem Fine Books]
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        Picasso lithographe. Préface de Jaime Sabartès. Catalogue etabli. I 1919-1947.

      Monte Carlo, André Sauret, 1949. - circa 32 x 24,8 cm. 1 f., 155 pp., 1 f., with many plates - 1 original lithograph as frontispiece Original softcover, wrapper in original lithograph - still in transparent wrapper First edition of this standard reference work and catalogue raisonné of the lithographs, here self-contained volume 1 of 4 with two originals by Picasso (frontispiece and wrapper). "- Fine, from the unsold stock of a bookseller, crisp and still in the transparent jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        Superb Presentation Photo by Dorothy Wilding, signed & dated by the subject also signed by the photographer in capitals, (1895-1952, King of England)

      1949 - showing the King in the uniform of a Field Marshal, three quarters length, with his hands folded in front of him, 18" x 13" in mount 25½" x 19", no place, Dorothy WILDING (1893-1976) was a noted English society photographer from Gloucester.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        NINETEEN EIGHTY FOUR

      SECKER & WARBURG 1949 - First Edition, First Printing A very good condition book with beautiful first edition dust jacket in the scarce red variant color. A well priced example of the first edition book in the preferred red variant dust jacket The book is in near fine condition with crisp, bright and clean light green cloth boards with some toning to outer edges, and with vibrant red titles to the spine. The boards have sharp corners, and no edgewear, with a touch of wrinkling to the cloth on the rear board. Virtually no fading to the spine cloth which otherwise common with this title. The binding is tight and square. Red top stain to page block. The end papers are in clean condition with no bookplates, no owner names, and no inscriptions. The internal pages are clean, bright and flat with no age toning, no stains, no marks, no writing, no bent pages and no foxing. Touch of foxing to outside of page block. Beautiful clean, crisp, book internally appearing as unread. Scarce in this condition. Please see images. The preferred scarce red variant original dust jacket has benefited from some slight restoration by an expert paper conservator and as such presents in near fine condition. The Nineteen Eighty Four jacket is known to be extremely fragile, and usually in pieces or missing altogether. This price clipped jacket has strong vibrant colors with the typical fading of the spine to a grey tone, otherwise the jacket has no rips, no chips, no edgewear, no stains, no fading, no rubbing and no foxing. A beautiful dust jacket presenting the book well on the shelf! Please see detailed images. A wonderful well priced example of this title with the scarce preferred first printing red dust jacket. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other SciFi listings [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
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        Nineteen Eighty-Four

      London: Secker and Warburg, 1949.. FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13.5cm), pp.312. Publisher's pale green cloth, with titles in red to spine; top edge tinted red, in original dust-wrapper. Some light sunning to extremities of cloth, otherwise a fine copy of the book. This green version of the dust-jacket has had some accomplished and professional restoration to all panels, most notably to the spine and folds. Shows well, in a custom-made leather box.

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        Keiner Bleibt Allein, Roman (On a Darkling Plain)

      C. Bertelsmann Verlag, Gutersloh 1949 - 241pp. Duodecimo [20 cm] 1/4 mustard yellow cloth with pale blue paper over boards. With moderate bumping to the extremities, roughly a dozen very tiny, faint stains on the covers, and a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. The dust jacket has pieces of masking tape backing short closed tears in the edges. Warmly inscribed by the author on the front free endsheet. Inscription reads: "For the Nattmans, this / item they will not be / able to find in any book - / store in America, - or / maybe Europe! / Wallace Stegner." This book was the first Stegner work translated into German. Colberg F.5. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Histoire de Marie par Brassa•, avec une introduction par Henry Miller.

      Les Editions du Point du Jour., Paris. 1949 - The Ždition de tte with Brassa•'s signed etching. From the edition limited to 2,600 copies, with this one of 126 Ždition-de-tte copies on 'alfa Alma du Marais' with an original signed etching by Brassa•. Brassa•, born Gyula Halasz in what is now Romania, was a prolific photographer who documented the seamier side of Parisian life. This collection of Brassa•'s poetry, introduced by his friend Henry Miller, demonstrates that he was more than just a photographer. Divided into three sections, 'Propos de Marie', 'Le Procs de Marie' and 'Repertoire des Mots-ClŽs de Marie', the poetry is decidedly surreal in tone. (16.4 x 12.8 cm). pp. 89. Frontispiece etching by Brassa•, signed and numbered by him in pencil. Original publisher's brown printed wrappers with facsimile of Brassai's handwritten title. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Microscopy by Reconstructed Wavefronts" in Proceedings of the Royal Society London A 197, 1949, pp. 454-487

      Royal Society, London 1949 - BOUND FIRST EDITION OF GABOR'S FIRST EXTENSIVE PRESENTATION OF HIS 1971 NOBEL PRIZE WINNING "INVENTION & DEVELOPMENT OF THE HOLOGRAPHIC METHOD" (Nobel Prize). This work includes Gabor's first use of the word 'hologram' as well as three photographic plates. In 1948 Gabor sent a brief announcement of his new technology to Nature, then calling it an 'electron interference microscope' (Gabor, Nature, 161, 1948, p. 778). We offer that work separately. In 1947, the Hungarian physicist Dennis Gabor began his first steps toward improving the electron microscope; he wanted to produce "an instrument that could 'see' individual atoms" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Sup., 17, 325).Gabor understood that "despite gradual improvements in the resolving power of electron microscopes, a theoretical barrier set by a compromise between diffraction effects at the aperture edge and spherical aberration placed crucial practical limits short of the resolution needed to focus atomic lattices? Otto Scherzer first pointed out the limitation posed by spherical aberration in 1936 and attempted to calculate the limit to resolving power set by various imperfections? in 1943 the exact rule was elaborated by Walter Glaser. "For Gabor this provided just the kind of challenge his inventive mind needed. The barrier to progress was of a technical nature, yet formidable? Gabor had been searching for the 'trick' to get around the barrier of the theoretical limit to resolution? He was sitting on a bench at a local tennis club in 1947 when an idea suddenly came to him: Why not take an electron picture distorted by lens imperfections and correct it by optical means? A few calculations convinced him he was right. "Gabor [proposed] a two-stage process. In the first stage an interference pattern produced by the interaction of electrons diffracted by the object and a separate but coherent reference beam of electrons would be photographically recorded on transparent film. Gabor argued that this interference pattern, or "hologram" [as he would later call it in this paper] would carry the complete information needed to reconstruct an image of the object, using an optical system free from the limitations of electron optics. In the second stage, the hologram would be scaled up by a factor in the ratio of the wavelength of the light used in the reconstruction to the wavelength of the electron beam. The new hologram would then be illuminated with a light wave of the same aberration as the electron wave to, in theory, reveal an exact replica of the original object, magnified by the scaling factor" (ibid 326). "In 1947, Gabor began experiments "to establish the principle by using a purely optical model - that is, using visible light instead of electrons - with a mercury vapor lamp as a source of coherent light, to produce the interference photographs of simple two-dimensional images. Five months later he was able to show his close confidant Lawrence Bragg his first successful wavefront reconstructions: hazy images of simple printed words used as objects [three plates of these photographs accompany the paper]. Even when Bragg fully understood the theory, he still stated that it was a miracle it should work. "The first public indication of Gabor's success came with a preliminary note to Nature [in 1948]. The following year he wrote a more complete theoretical treatment [this paper] in which he introduced the word 'hologram' and indicated possible applications in light optics. Among these was the ability, using the same method, to record the data associated with 3-D objects in one interference object" (ibid). In the abstract this paper, Gabor very simply outlines what holography is and how it works: "The subject of this paper is a new two-step method of optical imagery. In a first step the object is illuminated with a coherent monochromatic wave, and the diffraction pattern resulting from the interference of the coherent secondary wave issuing from the object with the strong, c [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Atticus Rare Books]
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        Evocacion de Horacio

      Talleres Graficos de la Nacion 1949 - Talleres Graficos de la Nacion, 1949. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition, signed by author. Published by Talleres Graficos de la Nacion, Mexico, 1949. Excellent book condition. First edition, 81 pages, 9 1/2 X 7. Book number 359 0ut of 1000 books printed. Talleres Graficos de la Nacion, Mexico, 1949. Condicion: Excelente. Primera Edicion. 81pgs, 24 cms x 18 cms. Cubiertas con solapas en excelente estado.Firmado por el autor. Libro numero 359 de tiraje de 1000 libros Bookseller Inventory # 0009 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Isa Galeria]
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        This I Remember

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1949. First edition, one of one thousand (1000) copies Signed by the author, this is copy #947. Hardcover. Fine in original unprinted acetate dustwrapper in a very good cardboard slipcase with light wear.. Octavo; pp; x, (ii), 387, index; illustrated with a portrait frontispiece and forty-one additional black and white photographs; blue buckram with a paper spine label in original glassine in the slipcase;. One of 1000 copies Signed by the author. Memoir of the author's years as First Lady.

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        Beschryving van de heerlykheid en het dorp Alphen aan den Ryn. Leiden, H. v. Damme, 1714.

      (24)+261+(11) pag. Half leer, bovenste scharnier zwak. Geillustreerd met 7 uitslaande gravures door F. Bleiswijk. Voorin op los blad aanbiedingsbrief door bestuur Hist. Ver. Alphen aan burgemeester Schokking bij diens afscheid, 1949.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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        Degas et son oeuvre (4 vols.)

      Paul Brame and C.M. De Hauke, Paris 1949 - 4 vols., sky-blue cloth. Vol. 1: 281 pp, list of photographs and table of contents. Vol. 2: xiii, 407 pp. 716 + bw photographs. Vo. 3: pp. 407-839, photographs 717-1466. Vol. 4: 157 pp. with various tables and indexes organized by different criteria. Vol. 1-4 text is in French. All with the goal to catalog all of the work of French artist Edgar Degas (1834-1917). Contents are divided thusly: v,1 Jeunesse de Degas, ses premieres oeuvres, voyages en Italie, etc. -- v.2-3 Peintures et pastels, etc. -- v.4 -- Table des illustrations, etc. #920 of a limited edition of 1030. A later Supplement was issued in 1984 but is not present. VG, clean, tight copies in general. The spine text on Vol. I has rubbed off; spines on Vols. I and II have some age toning; Vols. III and IV have clear acetate covers, but they are torn, and the one on Vol. IV has a large piece missing. Back corner bumped on Vol. IV. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lest Darkness Fall. [signed, Inscribed 1st]

      Prime,, Philadelphia: 1949 - 12mo, original cloth; minor wear, dust jacket (minor edge wear, occasionally a little dusty). Inscribed, dated, "4/1/88," and signed by L. Sprague de Camp on title page. Tight, bright copy. Jacket design by Tschirky. F. ; Signed by Author; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: poor man's books (mrbooks)]
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        Casse pipe

      first edition on plain paper, printed stamp of press service at the foot of the second plate.Precious autograph signed by the author to Jean Tardieu, while he was still in exile in Denmark.Tiny black stings at the foot of the first board.Pleasant copy.It is noteworthy that Celine had already dedicated to Jean Tardieu a "Death to Credit" on Alfa paper in 1936 (see All Céline, 2, p.36) Frédéric Chambriand Paris 1949 12x19cm broché

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        The Garden City Golf Club Foreword by George L Hubbell [At head of title:] Golden Anniversary

      Garden City, Long Island, 1949. First edition, no. 374 of 600 copies. Map endsheets. Illustrated. [iv], 67 pp. 1 vols. 4to. White cloth spine and green cloth over boards, upper board titled in gilt. Fine. First edition, no. 374 of 600 copies. Map endsheets. Illustrated. [iv], 67 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Fine history of this private Long Island club, established in 1899 with a course designed by founding member Devereux Emmet. The volume includes verse by Grantland Rice and an account of Walter J. Travis and his association with the club. Donovan & Murdoch 25640

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        I tre moschettieri

      CASA EDITRICE BIETTI, 1949. ITALIANO 0,29 Volume in discreto stato generale. Brossura editoriale in cartoncino flessibile, con copertina illustrata. Le pagine presentano alcuni distaccamenti e bruniture, così ai tagli. USATO

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        Nous Gens D'Espagne 1945-1949

      (Perpignan: Imprimerie Labau, 1949. Near Fine. First edition. Tall octavo. [12]pp. Stitched brown wrappers printed in red. Slight age-toning else near fine. Number 297 of 500 copies signed by the author. Additionally Inscribed inside the front wrap: "Pour Dora Teitelboim, Bien cordialemont et avec admiration pour su 'Ballade de Little Rock' Nancy Cunard 1962." Laid in is a small letterpress printed poem on a folded card by Teitelboim, with what appears to be a handpainted onlay.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        On the Making of Gardens.

      The Dropmore Press, London., 1949. First edition thus: three single-page and three double-page colour illustrations by John Piper. Octavo. pp [viii], xvi, 113. One of 1000 numbered copies. Green pictorial buckram covers gilt. Pages unopened.Presentation copy from the artist to the writer Bevis Hillier, inscribed on the front free endpaper: ''For Bevis - Best wishes from the illustrator - John Piper - 6/viii/82''. Hillier is the authorised biographer of John Betjeman with whom Piper collaborated on a number of projects.Head of spine faintly bumped. Near fine in very good indeed, slightly spotted and partially faded dustwrapper.

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        Love in a Cold Climate.

      Hamish Hamilton, London., 1949. First edition. Octavo. 284 pages. A comic novel, on the first page of which the author shamelessly reveals one of the jealously-guarded secrets of the secondhand booktrade in which she worked (albeit at an exalted level).A few spots to fore-edge. Very good in very good, slightly creased dustwrapper, designed by Roger Furse, chipped at the head of the spine and with several nicks. Has become scarce in presentable condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller]
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        A Comparison of the Use of Nike and Zeus in Antiaircraft Defense

      George S. Pappas, Fort Bliss, Texas 1949 - Manila folder bound. Softcover. Handtyped and illustrated by author. Good binding and cover. Shelfwear. Secret stamps on each page and illustration, blacked out. Library of Congress Duplicate stamp on front cover. Espionage Act stamp to front cover and inside cover. Foldout map and illustrations on inside folder on back flap. Letter from Col. Joseph C. Moore relating his comments on this monograph. Clean, unmarked pages. This Secret document is an early study of comparison of the Nike and Zeus project at the forefront of the Cold War. Project Nike was a U.S. Army project, proposed in May 1945 by Bell Laboratories, to develop a line-of-sight anti-aircraft missile system. The project delivered the United States' first operational anti-aircraft missile system, the Nike Ajax, in 1953. Given that the Nike Zeus project was not started until the late 1950s, the Zeus in this document is most likely the Nike Ajax missile. In the end of this document the author suggests that either the Nike program be scrapped or modified to be more suitable for use by troops and that the Zeus missile should be the future focus of the project. Colonel George S. Pappas enlisted in the U.S. Army in June of 1939 and was assigned to the 6th Coast Artillery Regiment at Fort Winfield Scott. While stationed there, he attended the West Point Preparatory School and was admitted to the U.S. Military Academy three years after Colonel Short. Graduating on D-Day in 1944, he received a commission with the Anti-Aircraft and Air Defense Artillery at Schofield Barracks Army Base in Honolulu, Hawaii. After World War II, he attended the University of Wisconsin, graduating with a Master's degree in Journalism in 1949 and then worked at West Point in the 1950s. Following an appointment to the Commander-in-Chief of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and the completion of courses at the Command and General Staff College, Colonel Pappas went to Korea with the 8th Army. Upon graduating from the U.S. Army War College at Carlisle Barracks in 1966, he was assigned to the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE), the central command of NATO military forces. He returned to the Army War College as Assistant Chief of the Research and Publications Branch and was instructed to write a comprehensive history of the college; this work was published in 1967 under the title Prudens Future: The U.S. Army War College, 1901-1967. With this task accomplished, he turned his attention to building the U.S. Army Military Research Collection (MHRC). By 1970, it had become the central historical repository for the entirety of the U.S. Army's collection. The majority of the Colonel Pappas collection now resides at the Center of Military History. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Penser par étapes -

      L?air du temps 1949 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-12 Non paginé. Reliure demi-oasis caramel à encadrement. Dos lisse avec titre et auteur de différentes couleurs. Plats de papier marbré. Couvertures et dos conservés. Reliure signée B. BLANC. Exemplaire très séduisant. "Les réflexions qui suivent sont extraites des sept voulais de Pensées, qu'à publiés Malcom de Chazal de 1940 à 1945. C'est vers le tome cinq, que l'on voit ces pensées, d'abord sages et (si je peux dire) scientifiques, trébucher dans le fossé de la surnaturel. J.C.". Malcolm de Chazal (1902-1981) est un poète, écrivain et peintre mauricien. EDITION ORIGINALE LIMITEE à 180 exemplaires sur Arches. "Achevé d'imprimer un soir de lune à la campagne. Tiré à petit nombre pour la fleur de nos amis vers la fin du monde". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Original charcoal and gouache drawing of an old woman wearing a white head scarf, 9 ½ x 13 inches, on brown paper, inscribed "Your sincere friend Mina Loy", undated but circa 1949-1952

      - Although best known as one of the most important early modernist poets, Mina Loy was highly regarded as an artist. In drawings, paintings, collages, decorated lampshades, and relief constructions, she earned the admiration of Joseph Cornell, Marcel Duchamp, among many others. She attended art schools in London, Munich, and Paris and exhibited at some of the more famous art shows of the early 20th Century, including the 1905 Salon d'Automne in Paris, the 1914 Free Exhibition of International Futurists in Rome, the 1917 Independents' Exhibition in New York City, in addition to being shown later at the gallery of her son-in-law, Julien Levy, in New York. By the early 1950s, Loy was living in a small apartment in New York City, where her most ambitious art works, the assemblages and constructions based on her experiences and encounters with the down and out in the Bowery, were created.This drawing, which is undated, must have been done between 1949-1952, during the period when Loy was living in Irene Klempner's communal boarding house in the Bowery, a period in which Loy's intense interest in the life around her was engaged: "From Mina's perspective, the bums represented her lifelong fear of "outcasting." To most people they were human wreckage, indistinguishable in their grime and degradation, but in her eyes they were individuals with habits and histories. Within weeks of her move to Stanton Street, she had made friends with the regulars and introduced them to members of the household as "red" or "Whitey." . . . she sketched them from her window and sent them on errands so that she could give them a quarter." Loy began making assemblages using materials found on the streets of the Bowery, at the same time as she was writing poems such as "Hot Cross Bum": "While writing "Hot Cross Bum," Mina was constructing Bowery scenes with materials which, like her poetic images, were taken from the street. Like Picasso's collages, Mina's assemblages were incongruous couplings of commonplace objects, and like Duchamp's ready-mades, they seemed to thumb their nose at middle-class culture. But unlike either of these innovative recyclers, Mina brought to her shabby materials an acute sense of the cost involved for those who searched the garbage cans: rather than passing as outsides, as they avant-garde had done, they actually lived at the bottom of the heap. . . . In these new works, she was reflecting on her own perspective, that of a person of higher status looking from her window at the derelicts below. But to understand her constructions, one had to see through her eyes. When she showed the bums in low relief, she mocked an artistic trend that made it unthinkable to treat subjects of such low status that they went "on relief." And while her objects adopted the outside stance of the Salon des Refusés, her refuse was recombined not to assail artistic convention, as Duchamp had done, but to make it more responsive. As a name for these disturbing objects, she proposed "Refusees" - a punning blend of refuse, Refusés, and refugees, which summed up her long itinerary from West Hampstead to the Bowery." - Carolyn Burke, Becoming Modern: The Life of Mina Loy (N. Y.: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1996), pp. 409-420. The touching inscription on this drawing suggests the possibility that it might have been given to the subject of the drawing, although we have no way of tracing provenance back to its original owner. In light of the fact that the drawing was done on a piece of scrap paper, as its edges indicate, and may well have been given to the subject, a woman Mina Loy met on the Bowery, the drawing is in very good condition. Framed and glazed. In light of the fact that the drawing was done on a piece of scrap paper, as its edges indicate, and may well have been given to the subject, a woman Mina Loy met on the Bowery, the drawing is in very good condition. Framed and glazed.

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        A Tree of Night and Other Stories

      Random House, New York 1949 - First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Cloth. Nice copy in very good dust jacket with slight wear and soiling, spine faded and with some loss at top of spine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Der Keilrahmen. Hrsg. von der Rheinischen Künstlergemeinschaft Köln anläßlich ihrer Ausstellung im Kölnischen Kunstverein Köln, Hahnentorburg, Juni 1949. Mit 3 (von 4) Holzschnitten, davon zwei signiert.

      Köln: Selbstverlag 1949. 4°. 16 Bl. Mit zahlreichen Abb. und 3 Holzschnitten. Illustr. Orig.-Broschur mit zusätzlichem Originaleinband. Gutes Exemplar der Erstausgabe dieses Katalogs. Minimale Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren. Mit zwei signierten Orig.-Holzschnitten: \"Der Angler \" von Karl Schmitt-Rottluff und \"Clown\" von Friedrich Vordemberge. Mit einem weiteren unsignierten Holzschnitt \"Pelikan\" von Rudolf Scharpl. Ein vierter Holzschnitt von Hubert Berke \"Komposition\" , der für diesen Katalog vorgesehen war, wurde diesem Exemplar nicht beigegeben. Seltene Ausgabe. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Kataloge, Originalgraphik, Ausstellungen

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        Frau mit opulentem Kleid auf einem Sessel sitzend, im Gespräch mit einem jungen Mann. Tuschfeder und Aquarell.

       1949. In Bleistift signiert \"Nagel\". Datiert \"4.5.49\" und gewidmet \"Lieber Herr M. Hansen, zu / Ihrem Geburtstag meinen herzlichen Glück- / wünsche! Ihre Hanna Nagel\". Auf Bütten. 16,5 x 28,8. Papier: 19,8 x 33 cm. Blattfüllende großformatige Studie zu einer Frau, die in einem besonders opulenten Kleid zu sehen ist. Die weibliche Figur dominiert in den Arbeiten von Hanna Nagel, das Sujet dient der Künstlerin, um sich als Frau in vielfachen Rollen und Selbstentwürfen kritisch zu reflektieren. - Die deutsche Zeichnerin, Grafikerin und Buchillstratorin Hanna Nagel studierte von 1925 bis 1929 an der Badischen Landeskunstschule Karlsruhe u.a. bei Karl Hubbuch. Ab 1930 studierte sie bei Emil Orlik und Hans Meid an den Vereinigten Staatsschulen für Freie und Angewandte Kunst in Berlin. - Zwei vertikale und eine horizontale Faltspur. Wenige winzige Braunfleckchen im Darstellungsrand. Blattkanten mit kleineren Gebrauchsspuren. Widmung, Hanna Nagel, Verismus, Neue Sachlichkeit,

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        Dänische Fischerboote in Formation auf bewegter See vor dänischer Küste ( wohl vor Esbjerg ). Ölgemälde auf Leinwand, links unten mit *Fr. Landt, 1944 * signiert und datiert.

      Bildmaß ca. 60 x 85 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 80 x 104 cm ). Die Datierung etwas undeutlich ( möglicherweise auch 1949 statt 1944 ), das Bild minimal fleckig, der Rahmen etwas bestoßen. Die ehemalige Kaufrechnung aus dem Jahr 1986 des Auktionshauses Hans Stahl in Hamburg ist beiliegend. ( Bitte beachten: Hier aufgrund der Größe kein Versand, hier bitte nur Selbstabholung nach Absprache )( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics at request )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Photo Album]: Girl's High School Album from Connecticut

      New Haven, Connecticut 1949 - Oblong quarto. Green leather over paper boards embossed with gilt decorations measuring 10" x 13". Assembled are 230 black and white photographs of various sizes from roughly 2" x 3.5" to 7" x 9" affixed to stiff black paper with captions. Some toning, creasing on occasional photos, and tiny tears on the paper leaves thus very good. A photo album documenting New Haven, Connecticut native, Rhoda Sochrin, while attending Wilbur Cross High School and later Southern Connecticut State University. The exploits of young New Englanders in the late 1940s and early 1950s plays out through the extensive pages of Sochrin's album. Beach excursions filled with antics of boys trying to impress their female counterparts with handstands and silly poses; a girl smoking with the caption, "for blackmail use"; another of Rhoda and "Howie" states, "the lovers? Either I'm asleep or I'm dreamy eyed." Later pictures show the group at a Phi Beta dance and include professional "souvenir" photographs with a live band pictured behind them. Sochrin also collected autographs and publicity photos of celebrities, present are Howard Smith, Karen Rich, and Artie Shaw. Rhoda was a member of the current affairs club and aspired to be a writer and contributed to her university's literary journal. A nice insight on the goings on of the life of the American teenager after the war. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Ace Comics - Vol. X-XII (1946-1949)

      David McKay Company, Philadelphia 1949 - Three volumes. Quartos. Green cloth boards with gilt spine lettering. Boards lightly rubbed, touch of toning to the page ends, and one volume with adhesive remnant on the corner of its rear board. Three volumes of bound copies of *Ace Comics* that include issues 109-144 with the covers bound in. Well-known comic strip appearances by The Phantom by Lee Falk, Jungle Jim by Alex Raymond, Blondie by Chic Young, Prince Valiant by Hal Foster, The Lone Ranger, and The Katzenjammer Kids, as well as more obscure strips such as Tim Tyler, Brick Bradford, Daffydoodles, Barney Google, and Tillie the Toiler. A wonderful collection of consecutive bound issues. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Portfolio 1949 (RISD Yearbook)

      The Students of the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI - Artistic, nicely-designed 1949 RISD (Rhode Island School of Design) yearbook. IN ITS UNCOMMON PICTORIAL DUSTJACKET. A clean, Near Fine quarto (with beautiful graphic design to the panels ) in a bright, VG dustjacket, with light chipping to the panel edges and a 2" chip along the front panel's top-edge. Very impressive student experimenting with layout and photomontage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        NOTHING MORE THAN MURDER

      New York: Harper & Brothers, [1949]. First edition. A near fine copy, previous owners signature in a near fine dust jacket, light shelf wear and rubbing to corners, top edge and spine ends; closed tear and crease to upper rear right corner at spine fold, some light rubbing to black background color. A very nice example of this title. (8270). Octavo, cloth. The author's third novel and first mystery.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Face to Face.

      Johannesburg: Silver Leaf Books,, 1949. Short Stories. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. An exceptional copy in the dust jacket. First edition, first impression of the author's first book. Very scarce in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Autographed Letter Signed about an alleged Error in Gone With The Wind; about a supposed Chronological Error with Scandalous Effects

      Atlanta, Georgia: Margaret Mitchell (in reaction to The Reader's Digest & The Atlanta Journal), 1949. Original (3 pieces). Envelope. Very Good/Envelope Good. Autograph Letter Penned & Signed characteristically "M.M.M." [Margaret Mitchell Marsh] by the famed American Author on a Small Folio (8.5" x 14") page copied from "The Atlanta Journal," June 19, 1949; with a marginal ink note in the left margin of "The Atlanta Journal" from the recipient, Dr. Mayo, docketed "July 5 - 1949"; accompanied by the original envelope addressed by Mitchell to "Dr. C.E. Mayos / 612 West 13 St. / Davenport / Iowa." [stamp and partial postmark cut away leaving only "5 ATLA... Jul /10..19.../ G]; with Mitchell's return address on the envelope flap preprinted as: "1268 Piedmont Avenue, N. E. / Apartment 3 / Atlanta 5, Georgia." Dr. Mayos has written on the envelope: "Letters from / Margaret Mitchell [slight paper loss] / Please save." plus, a copy of the July,1949, edition of "The Reader's Digest" containing a short entry under "Facts to the Contrary"(page 18) in which contributor Clemmie R. Galloway pointed out a "discrepancy in time between the death of Melanie's husband in the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1, 1863, and the birth of her son during the siege of Atlanta, September 3, 1864...." We offer Margaret Mitchell's irritated reaction to a late-blooming literary SCANDAL over whether RHETT Butler had been the REAL FATHER of Melanie's child? Because of Mitchell's supposedly faulty internal chronology in Gone With The Wind, some readers thought that Melanie's husband Ashley had died at Gettysburg during early July of 1863--more than a year before Melanie had borne a son during the siege of Atlanta on September 3rd, 1864. As a consequence of this supposed mistake, enthusiasts of the novel and its larger-than-life characters eagerly speculated that dashing Rhett had had a compromising affair with saintly Melanie during her husband's absence! In the July, 1949 edition of "The Reader's Digest," contributor Clemmie R. Galloway published a small entry under "Facts to the Contrary," in which he accused Mitchell of a "discrepancy in time between the death of Melanie's husband in the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1, 1863, and the birth of her son during the siege of Atlanta, September 3, 1864...." The entry was read by many! Galloway went on to say that "When the publisher called Margaret Mitchell's attention to the timing, the author was silent for a moment; then she said, 'Well, I know the Yankees will never change the date of the Battle of Gettysburg, and I'm certainly not going to change the date of the Battle of Atlanta.' The publisher moved uncomfortably in his chair, 'But--how will we explain it to the public, Miss Mitchell?' Miss Mitchell shrugged, 'Let's hope they will be so interested in the story they will overlook the discrepancy of time, if not,' she added, 'we'll just say that southern women do things more leisurely.'" Penned shortly before her untimely death a few weeks later on August 16th, Mitchell penned a quick note in the lower right of this broadside reprinting the June 19, 1949, scandalous edition of "The Atlanta Journal," which was headlined "Row Over Melanie's Baby / Peggy Mitchell Hits / Magazine 'Falsity.'" Addressed to "Dr. M," (Dr. Mayos, a psychiatrist with whom she had corresponded since the mid-1930's), Mitchell expressed her disbelief and ire regarding Galloway's slanderous write-up. In full: "Dear Dr. M -- This is one of the reasons why I haven't answered your nice letter. This stupid false hood is causing us a lot of trouble. May be you can figure why they'd print such an error but I can't! Don't forget to let us know before you come through Atlanta next time. We'd love to meet you. M.M.M. [meaning: Margaret Mitchell Marsh, a characteristic initialled signature used by the author.]" On the envelope is a penned ink note from Dr. Mayo: "Letter from / Margaret Mitchell / Please save." "The Atlanta Journal "article includes Margaret Mitchell's rebuttal in which she notes that Ashley DID NOT DIE at Gettysburg on July 3-4-5, 1863, but "As a matter of fact, Ashley never did die in the book." Indeed, he was interned as a POW in notorious Rock Island Prison, Illinois, after which he was released and returned home. As noted, we offer three companion pieces: 1) an Autograph Letter Signed by Margaret Mitchell (November 8, 1900 -- August 16, 1949) on a personally embarrassing and aggravating copy of "The Atlanta Journal" headline article from "The Atlanta Journal" sheet with the ink date "july 5 - / 1949" in its left margin. r June 19, 1949; & 2) her personal envelope of transmission addressed by the renowned author to a longtime friend, psychiatrist Dr. C.E. Mayos of 612 West 13 St, Davenport, Iowa; annotated by him "Letter from Margaret Mitchell"; plus 3) a copy of "The Reader's Digest" for July, 1949, containing the brief entry under "Facts to the Contrary" (p.18) about the chronological error supposedly made by Mitchell in Gone With The Wind that had unexpected, embarrassing ripple-effects. Condition: Margaret Mitchell's letter is in very good condition, with three horizontal mailing folds on "The Atlanta Journal" small folio sheet on which her letter has been penned. The folds have been professionally strengthened verso. Some light soiling and age-toning; faint rust mark from a paperclip upper left corner. Her envelope of transmission has some tears with slight wear and soil. The July 1949 copy of "The Reader's Digest" is surprisingly bright, clean, and tight. We shall provide a Certificate of Authenticity and another from the party from whom we obtained this very special piece.

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        Nineteen Eighty-Four. A Novel.

      London: Secker & Warburg, 1949 - Octavo. Original green cloth, spine lettered in red, top edge red. With the green dust jacket. Housed in a custom green quarter morocco slipcase. Spine very slightly faded; an excellent copy in the jacket with unusually bright spine, a little minor rubbing to extremities, a couple of shallow chips and nicks to spine ends and tips, small tape repairs to verso. First edition, first impression. Copies of the first impression were issued either in green or dark red dust jackets. To judge from surviving examples, this was done in proportions of about two green to one red, but there is no priority between them. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Photo Album]: Diary and Photo Album of a Camp Fire Girl Troop Leader's trip to Les Courmettes, France

      Les Courmettes, France 1949 - Oblong small octavo. Measuring 6.5" x 8.5". Prong-bound green wrappers with gilt stamped flowers on the front wrapper and handwritten "Les Courmettes 1949." A collection of 101 black and white and sepia toned photographs measuring 2.5" x 3.5" affixed to white pages and interspersed throughout with a diary of the trip. Very good with some tears and creasing on the wrappers. A diary augmented with snapshots and postcards from a Camp Fire Girls trip to Les Courmettes, France from July 23 until August 10, 1949. The trip is fairly early on in the tenure of the British Association which began in 1921 after the success of the American organization. The detailed journal and photographs provide a complete account of the travels of the girls from the point of view of Eda Banham, one of the young troop leaders with the group. Before leaving the girls saw *Oklahoma* at Drury Lane which Eda thought was "very futuristic and essentially American but a very good show." After making the crossing, they began their travels on a train to Paris, seeing all the sights of the cities including the Louvre, Arc de Triomphe, and Notre Dame after which they were on their way to the South of France. Once there the girls set up an encampment, seen here in some snapshots. Eda writes, "at 9 pm we all gathered on the terrace with the international campers to partake in a camp fire. the French did not care to speak to us in English though we were quite aware that they spoke English better than we could speak French." The photos show the beauty of the South of France as well as girls posing in group photos in uniform, hiking, and performing plays for local children. "It was a party for the colony and we had been asked to entertain. The Rangers were worried and felt shy about performing." Towards the final days the photos are of happily laughing girls, shirtless men, and one particularly interesting photo of the troop hanging out of a jeep traveling along a dirt road in the woods. A wonderful assemblage relaying a complete look at Eda's trip. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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