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        Portrait d'Aimé Césaire.

      Paris: Editions Fragrance,, 1949. Etching with drypoint on Montval paper with 'Montval and Corps Perdu' watermark. Sheet size 56.5 x 39.3 cm. Excellent condition. Edition of about 200 unnumbered. Signed in pencil lower left by Picasso. A proof printed together with the uncorrected title page of Corps Perdu. Picasso and poet Aimé Césaire (1913-2008) met in 1948 at the Communist-led World Congress of Intellectuals for Peace, in Wroclaw, Poland. Césaire had been the figurehead of the 1930s Negritude movement in France, a group of writers who hoped to foster a sense of shared heritage throughout the African diaspora, reasserting their identities in opposition to Western colonial perspectives. Both Picasso and Césaire challenged and renewed the conventions of their respective mediums, and, in addition to their interest in Communist politics and African art, they shared Surrealism's interest in dreams, the power of the unconscious mind, and the irrational and fantastic. Césaire's text explores society's brutal positing of the black man as half-human, half-beast, while Picasso's illustrations fuse male and female sexual organs with plant-inspired forms. (MoMA)

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        Ecce Homo. 12 Bois de / 12 (Original-)Holzschnitte.

      Zürich Europa Verlag 1949 - 12°, 12 lose Bll in Orig.-Kartonmappe. Erste Ausgabe.- v.d. Gabelentz B 38.- Eines von 50 nummerierten und von Masereel im Impressum signierten Exemplaren auf weißes Bütten.- Umschlagmappe etwas fleckig und rissig. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Love in a Cold Climate

      A first edition, first printing published by Hamish Hamilton in association with the Book Society in 1949. A very good book with moderate marks to the covers and a little fading to the spine, with some spotting to the page edges. In a very good clipped wrapper with a chip to the foot of the spine and front corner and to the top edge and some corners. SIGNED without dedication to the title page by Nancy MitfordRare.

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        Love In A Cold Climate - SIGNED by Nancy Mitford

      Hamish Hamilton, 1949 A first edition, first printing published by Hamish Hamilton in association with The Book Society in 1949. A very good+ (or better) book without inscriptions. SIGNED without dedication by the Author to the title page. In a very good unclipped wrapper which has a patch of loss to the front panel and some light internal strengthening. Rubbing and creasing to the edges. Some light loss to the corners. Exceptionally rare to find any copies of Mitfords great work signed.

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        Farewell to Arms (Latvian)

      1949. First Edition . Signed. HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Ardievas Ierociem (Farewell to Arms). (Örebro, Sweden): Parnass, (1949). Octavo, original paper wrappers, uncut and unopened. $3500.First Latvian edition of A Farewell to Arms, Hemingway's own copy, warmly and humorously inscribed on the half title, “For Fraser Bragg Drew, from his friend Ernest Hemingway (Read this for home-work) EH.”Hemingway inscribed this volume to his friend Professor Fraser Drew. As a young teacher, Drew wrote a letter to which Hemingway responded with uncharacteristic kindness, signing six of Drew's books and presenting him with six more ""as an act of contrition"" for taking so long to return the books. Hemingway then invited Drew to visit, and on April 8, 1955, one year after Hemingway won the Nobel Prize, they spent a long afternoon discussing literature, later recounted by Drew in his article ""Unedited Notes on a Visit to Finca Vigia"" (in Bruccoli, Conversations With Ernest Hemingway, 89-98). At the end of Drew's visit Hemingway said ""Let's go up to the house and sign those books of yours."" Hemingway inscribed all the books Drew had brought with him and presented him with many others from his own collection, many of which were foreign translations; this volume is undoubtedly from that visit. A Farewell to Arms first published in 1929; this first Latvian edition was translated by Dzintars Sodums. Grissom, 714. Bookplate of Fraser Drew.Interior fine, only light wear to paper wrappers. A near-fine volume with a wonderful Hemingway inscription.

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        10 Photographs

      1949. First Edition . Signed. STETTNER, Louis. 10 PhotographsÂ… Introduction by Brassaï. Paris and New York: Two Cities, (1949). Large folio, six loose sheets and ten duotone plates, as issued, in original tan wrappers. Housed in a custom chemise and clamshell box. $5700.Limited first edition, unnumbered, one of only 265 copies, an exceptional portfolio collection of ten striking exhibition-size duotones after photographs by Louis Stettner, inscribed by him in French on the dedication leaf in the year of publication, “à le Sheriff. Avec Â… [unclear] Louis Stettner, Paris, Oct 22, 1949.”Praised by Brassaï as a photographer who reveals the world “with utmost accuracy and the simplicity of great art” (Early Joys), Brooklyn-born Louis Stettner is “a consummate street photographer in the Cartier-Bresson, Atget and, well, Weegee tradition” (New York Times). This impressive group of ten Stettner exhibition-size duotones, rarely found complete, contains finely composed images of silent streets and edgy urban portraiture—work that made Stettner a foundational touchstone for Robert Frank, William Klein and others. A leader in the humanist tradition that is at the core of his lifework, Stettner was widely praised for renouncing “his personality, his ‘IÂ’ with its little fads and immense pretensions. Henceforth he will live under the authority of reality and will dedicate his existence to the cult of its images.” His photographs are part of the permanent collections in New YorkÂ’s Metropolitan Museum and MoMA, and museums around the world. Text by Brassaï in French and English translation. Duotones fresh and clean, rarely found in such fine condition; very lightest edge-wear to fragile wrappers. An exceptional about-fine work.

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        The Sporting Novels. (Plain or Ringlets - Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour - Ask Mama - Jorrock's Jaunts & Jollities - Mr. Fancy Romford's Hounds - Handley Cross)

      London: The Folio Society, 1949-54, 1949. 6 vols., 8-7/8" x 6", numerous full page color plates by John Leech & Henry Alken. Bound in fine 1/2 red morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, spine panels tooled with sporting devices, gilt lettered tan and brown morocco spine labels, top edges gilt, by Truslove & Hanson, London. Inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spines fine.

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        Second World War

      1949. First Edition . Signed. CHURCHILL, Winston. The Second World War: The Gathering Storm; Their Finest Hour; The Grand Alliance; The Hinge of Fate; Closing the Ring; Triumph and Tragedy. London: Cassell, 1949-1954. Six volumes. Octavo, original black cloth, original dust jackets. $21,000.Volumes II-VI first editions, Volume I expanded second edition, presentation/association copies, of Churchill's WWII masterpiece, part history and part memoir, written after he lost reelection as Prime Minister, inscribed in Volumes I, III, and IV in 1951 to close friend Richard Rhys, 9th Baron Dynevor; with a 1951 inscription to Rhys tipped in to Volume II.The six volumes of Churchill's masterpiece were published separately between 1948 and 1954. ""The Second World War is a great work of literature, combining narrative, historical imagination and moral precept in a form that bears comparison with that of the original master chronicler, Thucydides. It was wholly appropriate that in 1953 Churchill was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature"" (Keegan, 175). With the Second World War, Churchill ""pulled himself back from humiliating defeat in 1945, using all his skills as a writer and politician to make his fortune, secure his reputation, and win a second term in Downing Street"" (Reynolds, xxiii).""Winston himself affirmed that 'this is not history: this is my case"" (Holmes, 285). Churchill was re-elected to the post of Prime Minister in 1951. Although preceded by the American editions, the English editions are generally preferred for their profusion of diagrams, maps, and facsimile documents. Volumes II to VI are first editions; Volume I is the expanded and revised ""new"" or second edition, published one year after the first edition, in a first edition dust jacket. Cohen A240.4. Woods A123b. Langworth, 254. Inscriptions in Volumes I and III read, ""Inscribed for Richard Rhys by Winston S. Churchill, 1951. Volume IV's inscription, signed in the year of publication, reads, ""To Richard Rhys by Winston S. Churchill, 1951."" Volume II has Churchill's inscription tipped in to the half title: ""Inscribed for Richard Rhys by Winston S. Churchill, 1951,"" and also has Rhys' pencil ownership signature, as do Volumes I and III. Richard Rhys, 9th Baron Dynevor, a Welsh aristocrat and patron of the arts, was a theater producer and a publisher. A founder of the Merlin Theatre group, Rhys was also a director of Black Raven Press. In addition to Rhys, Churchill knew many members of his family circle.Interiors fine; some spotting and rubbing to original cloth. Light wear to extremities of bright dust jackets with light toning to spines (as often) and one mark of soiling to the lower front panel of Volume III dust jacket. An overall near-fine set with wonderful provenance.

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        Der Feldweg.

      Frankfurt a. M., Klostermann, 1949. 7 S. OBrosch. Erstdruck in 400 Expl., nicht für den Buchhandle bestimmt. Mit einer eighd. Widm., dat. 28. XI. `49. - Sehr schönes Expl. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Philosophie; Widmungsexemplare

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        De tranen der acacia's. (Gesigneerd, opdracht)

      - Amsterdam, Van Oorschot, 1949. Linnen met stofomslag [ontwerp Juus Hartman]. 428 p. 1e druk. Omslag heeft een scheur van 4 cm, maar is overigens compleet. Sellotapegeest op schutbladen. Goed exemplaar.* Exemplaar met latere, handgeschreven, gesigneerde opdracht van de auteur op de Franse titel: 'Gesigneerd voor Dick Baartse,/ omdat hij 2 april jarig is./ W.F. Hermans/ Amsterdam, 7 maart 1984'. Dirk Baartse was samen met Bob Polak de stuwende kracht achter het Hermans-magazine. Het zeldzame stofomslag is in meer dan goede staat. JS 27 (zoek de verschillen). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed

      1949. Signed. REAGAN, Ronald. Autograph letter signed. London, March 4, 1949. Two sheets of blue Savoy Hotel London stationery, each measuring 6 by 8 inches, and matching envelope. $6500.Rare and desirable two-page autograph letter signed by Ronald Reagan, written while filming in London, endorsing a plan discussed in his correspondent's previous letters and discussing the failure of the Protestant Church to attract the laity through the use of its most famous and successful members as the Catholic Church has done.The wonderful two-page letter written entirely in Ronald Reagan's own hand, reads in full: ""March 4. Dear Robert, Your letter has just been forwarded on to me here in London where I'm making a picture at present, which I hope will explain the tardiness of this reply. With regard to your plan I can only say it sounds very practical and worthwhile. It is an approach to the weakest link in our church set up which is the relationship between the church itself and the 'lay world.' The Catholic Church has capitalized for years on those of their 'laity' who achieve some fame or success and has used them as window dressing much as a college uses a football team etc. I think your plan is a splendid idea and should receive the close attention of the Church. More Power to you. Sincerely, Ronald Reagan."" Reagan likely wrote this letter during the filming of The Hasty Heart, one of Reagan's better films, set at the end of WWII at a military hospital in Burma. It was one of many Anglo-American co-productions of the period and is perhaps most notable as one of the films that Reagan starred in with Patricia Neal. It was the height of Reagan's career and he was already political, testifying before the House Committee on Un-American Activities. The church business discussed in the letter most likely relates to the Disciples of Christ. Reagan was baptized into the Disciples and was quite devoted to it in his younger years, teaching Sunday School and becoming involved in acting-related activities within the Church. Many argue that he got his start there. He remained part of a Disciples of Christ congregation until the 1960s when he became a Presbyterian. Original mailing stamps and markings.Fine condition.

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        10 Photographs

      , 1949. 1949. First Edition . STETTNER, Louis. 10 Photographs… Introduction by Brassaï. Paris and New York: Two Cities Publications, (1949). Slim folio, six loose sheets and ten duotone plates in original heavy tan wrappers. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $4500.Limited first edition, number 30 of only 265 copies, of this revealing selection of ten Paris and New York street images by Brooklyn-born Louis Stettner

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        Typed letter signed

      1949. Signed. WEIZMANN, Chaim. Typed letter signed. [Jerusalem]: March 19, 1949. Original letter, one leaf of presidential stationary, measuring 6-1/2 by 9 inches, typewritten on recto. $9000.Extraordinary letter typewritten in Hebrew and signed by IsraelÂ’s first president, Chaim Weizmann. Written and signed in Hebrew.The letter, written in Hebrew on the official stationery of the president of Israel, reads: “State of Israel. Office of the President. 18 Adar 5709. March 19, 1949. Dr. Chaim Weizmann. [To] Member of Knesset Dr. Zerah Wahrhaftig. Tel Aviv. Dear Member of Knesset. I thank you from the bottom of my heart for your best wishes. The Zionist Organization and the People of Israel have blessed me with a high and lofty position and a great honor. This honor, though, is a weighty one at my age and in view of the state of my health. I pray in my heart that I may be worthy of the position, and that history will keep me from any quarrels and internal strife, which, most unfortunately, are frequent in postwar countries. With great appreciation, [signed] Chaim Weizmann. President of Israel. Copy: Secretariat of the Knesset.”Chaim WeizmannÂ’s importance in bringing about the establishment of the state of Israel cannot be overestimated. He was one of IsraelÂ’s most important statesmen, having used his skills in diplomacy to convince British Prime Minister Balfour of the importance of Palestine as a Jewish homeland, which resulted in the Balfour Declaration. “The Declaration, which was WeizmannÂ’s primary achievement, was a turning point in modern Jewish history. The idea of restoring Jewish political nationhood had passed from fantasy into the world of politics. A leading diplomatic historian has described WeizmannÂ’s role as ‘the greatest act of diplomatic statesmanship of the First World WarÂ… The spectacular nature of his achievement had made him the central figure in the public life of the Jewish people; he was recognized as such by Jews and non-Jews alike. His position in international life even conveyed a premonition of Jewish sovereignty. Heads of state, ministers, and high officials, behaved toward him as though he were already president of a sovereign nation equal in status to their own. He and they knew that this was not strictly true; but something in his presence and in their own historic imagination forbade them to break the spell.” In addition, “President Truman, in direct response to WeizmannÂ’s letter, had authorized the recognition of Israel by the United States,” immediately after it had declared its independence on May 14, 1948, ensuring that many others in the United Nations would do so. Due to these, and numerous other diplomatic achievements on behalf of Israel, “in February 1949, the first elected parliament of Israel, meeting specially in Jerusalem, elevated Weizmann from the presidency of the Provisional State Council to the title of president of the State of Israel.” (Encyclopedia Judaica). Weizmann official assumed office on February 17, 1949. This letter, composed scarcely one month later, was printed so soon after the founding of the state of Israel that the official stationery lacks the familiar official emblem of the state of Israel (a menorah and olive branches) that would adorn all later stationery. Unfortunately, the concerns about his health that Weizmann voices in this letter would prove to be well-founded; he passed away in 1952, before the completion of his term of office. Weizmann wrote this letter to one of the KnessetÂ’s most distinguished statesmen and intellectuals. Legal and religious scholar Rabbi Dr. Zerah Wahrhaftig emigrated to Israel in 1947, and very quickly became a political leader. He was one of the original signers of the Israeli Declaration of Independence, served in the Knesset from the founding of the State of Israel until 1981, served as Minister of Religions in the Prime MinisterÂ’s cabinet, led the National Religious Party, was a lecturer at Hebrew University, and helped to found Bar Ilan University. Two round holes punched in margin, with number written in pencil. Faint creases from folding. A superb letter, with wonderful content and provenance.

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        Autograph letter signed. With Viva Zapata Screenplay

      1949. First Edition . Signed. (ZANUCK, Daryl) STEINBECK, John. Autograph letter signed. Pacific Grove, California: November 4, 1949. WITH: Viva Zapata! Screenplay. WITH: John Steinbeck and Twentieth Century-Fox Film CorporationÂ… Legal Department. New York: Twentieth Century-Fox Film, 1949, 1951. Three items. Single original leaf (8-1/2 by 11 inches) of onionskin letterhead in manuscript on the recto. WITH: Quarto (8-1/2 by 11 inches), mimeograph manuscript in typescript on rectos only, original printed yellow wrappers, bound with brads as issued. WITH: Ten leaves of facsimile (8-1/2 by 11 inches) loose. Together housed in a custom folding chemise and slipcase. $8000.November 4, 1949 autograph letter signed by Steinbeck to film producer Daryl Zanuck, reporting SteinbeckÂ’s optimism at the progress of his original screenplay for the film Viva Zapata!, SteinbeckÂ’s letter in this rare collection with a May 16, 1951 original final shooting screenplay for the film, which premiered in 1952 starring Marlon Brando and directed by Elia Kazan, with SteinbeckÂ’s Oscar-nominated script hailed as a “towering achievementÂ… unquestionably his finest work in the genre,” housed together with ten loose leaves of facsimile documenting SteinbeckÂ’s legal contracts on the film with Twentieth Century-Fox Film, in a handsome custom folding chemise and half morocco slipcase.""Steinbeck's towering achievement in film is most embodied by Viva Zapata!, a film Robert Morseberger regards as 'unquestionably his finest work in the genreÂ… When Viva Zapata! finally appeared on the screen in 1952, it was the culmination not only of 20 years of study, but also Steinbeck's apprenticeship in writing for HollywoodÂ…Unlike F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Faulkner or Ernest HemingwayÂ… Steinbeck had great successes on the big screenÂ… Over the course of his career, Steinbeck was three times nominated for the screenwriting Academy Award, while his films, more generally, garnered 25 Academy Award nominations, ultimately winning fourÂ… On the film's release, with Marlon Brando in the lead, Viva Zapata! electrified audiences. It earned Steinbeck an Academy Award nomination for best story and screenplay; Marlon Brando earned an Oscar nomination for best actor, while Anthony Quinn actually won the Oscar for best supporting actor. Indeed, Morseberger ranks Viva Zapata! as one of the four 'most memorable filmsÂ… placing it in the elite company of High Noon, Singin' in the Rain, and The Quiet Man"" (Price, ""Champion of the Common Man,"" in Bloom, John Steinbeck, 47-48). The very scarce autograph letter in this collection, entirely in Steinbeck's hand, is dated three years before the film's 1952 premiere and many years after he began work on the screenplay. The letter—included with the ""shooting final"" screenplay of Viva Zapata! in the original wrappers of Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation—captures his near elation at this turning point in the project that consumed so many years of his life. Steinbeck, who ""had been reading about Emiliano Zapata since the early 1930s,"" here writes Fox producer Daryl Zanuck with evident relief about his screenplay (Railsback and Meyer, 411). The letter is on a single leaf of onionskin personal letterhead with his Pacific Grove address: ""John Steinbeck, 147 Eleventh Street, Pacific Grove, California."" It reads: ""November 4, 49, Dear Daryl: It was a brilliant thing to send me Jules Buck. He is a hell of a man. We work well together, are going very fast and I think a good script is coming out of it. I am extremely pleased. Just a note, John Steinbeck."" Together with Steinbeck's letter and the screenplay are ten loose facsimile leaves, the file copies of legal agreements between Steinbeck and Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, including a four-page, ""Modification Agreement"" dated ""November 23, 1949"" and a six-page ""Assignment,"" with the date of ""February 5, 1951."" ""The idea for a screenplay on the life of the Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata came to Steinbeck in the midst of writing the shooting script of The Pearl."" He went to Mexico in June 1948 to begin research on the figure he revered as ""'one of the greatest men who ever livedÂ… Steinbeck continued to return to Mexico for short periods, especially between July and November 1948, and later in January 1949. He prided himself with interviewing every eyewitness he could find"" (Railsback & Meyer, 4110. Despite a journalistic diligence that surpassed the reportage behind his novel, The Grapes of Wrath (1939), Steinbeck struggled with the screenplay, and ""the more false starts he made, the more frightened he became."" On returning to Mexico in 1949, he optimistically ""reported 'I think this script must be excellentÂ… He had the old excitement again and he was 'writing like a fiend."" Yet that same fall he was back ""in Pacific Grove, still struggling with ZapataÂ… Nearly all his writing time over the past few years had been spent on Zapata"" (Benson, 626, 630, 650). The film did not become a reality until Steinbeck's friend, director Elia Kazan, ""obtained a development deal with [producer] Daryl ZanuckÂ… At Zanuck's request, Steinbeck sent what material he had, and then Zanuck handed it over to his assistant, producer and scenarist Jules BuckÂ… [who] was taken aback when he was given a stack of paper some three or four inches thick. 'It was,' Buck remembers, 'a very definitive breakdown of the revolution, the causes— it was magnificent— and of Zapata, the history. A master's degree is what he had, together with a Ph.D. Except it wasn't a screenplayÂ… Zanuck asked Buck if he could get a script out of Steinbeck in about four weeks Â… John, who had been 'in hiding' somewhere in Hollywood, and Jules met and liked each other immediately."" Soon Jules traveled to Pacific Grove and settled in as the two began to work through the material. In a later interview Buck recalled one morning when he said, ""'Okay, John, today's the day.' I typed 'Zapata,' and then I said, 'Give me the words,' and by God, he gave me the wordsÂ… Jules sat at John's battered old IBM typewriter, while John alternately sat, paced the room, or returned to a corner to think and work something outÂ… He and Jules worked well together, and their progress was very rapidÂ… In fact they finished a first draft in eleven days"" (Benson, 653-4). The result was ""a draft both Zanuck and Kazan thought could be shaped into a shooting script. It was this manuscript that Kazan, Steinbeck and Zanuck discussed at length during a long weekendÂ… at Zanuck's Palm Springs home in spring 1950Â… Kazan and Steinbeck returned to New York, where they put in an intense two months on the script, Kazan sitting at the typewriter, asking Steinbeck for new or revised dialogue"" (Schickel, Elia Kazan, 237-8). Viva Zapata! premiered in early February 1952. Critics continue to praise Viva Zapata! as ""the best film produced from a screenplay by John Steinbeck"" (Railsback & Meyer, 414).Also included here is the first English edition, published the same year as the American first, of Zapata: The Little Tiger (1991), which includes the previously unpublished introduction, commentary, and script for the film Viva Zapata! (the screenplay was published in 1975, but the important introduction and commentary render this a new edition). Screenplay containing several blue revision leaves with heading, ""Revised—'Viva Zapata!'—6/2/51""; front wrapper with inkstamp at lower right corner, ""Received New York Legal Dept. Feb 5""; number ""71 at lower right corner, ""255"" at upper left corner. Date of ""May 16, 1951 on front wrapper, and on initial leaf with intact coupon, ""Received from Stenographic Dept,"" and on title page. Letter with small penciled letter in an unidentified hand; two small file holes at upper margin not affecting text. Screenplay with ""Env. 1762"" and ""2480.27"" in unidentified hand on upper right corner of front wrapper. Small penciled initials to rear blank.An exceptional collection in fine condition.

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        Lushan Chronicles Complete Poems. Full 12(Chinese Edition) LU SHAN LI DAI SHI CI QUAN JI QUAN 12 CE

      Shanghai Ancient Books Publishing House. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover. Publisher: Shanghai Ancient Books Publishing House. The book focus on a number of institutions of higher learning in Jiangxi Academy of Social Sciences and the relevant scientific research personnel. time-consuming more than three years. visited the country many books Hall. the first of thousands of ancient and modern times from the past (before 1949) the literature. a series set Lushan associated with the first poem of more than 15.000 in all directions to reflect the culture of t... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Nineteen Eighty-Four

      Secker & Warburg, London, 1949 First edition, first impression.Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine in red, top edge stained red. With the maroon dust jacket.Spine just a little faded through the jacket and lightly rolled, but a particularly nice copy in the frayed and somewhat scuffed, internally repaired dust jacket. Notably the spine panel of the present example retains a great deal of the original colour and is uncommon thus. The dust jacket on the UK edition was issued in two variant colours: either green or maroon. No priority has ever been suggested and copies of each appear in roughly the same frequency. However the maroon jackets are much more prone to fading and have always been more sought after.[170]

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        A Writer's Notebook.

      London: William Heinemann, 1949 - Octavo. Original quarter vellum, dark blue cloth sides, black morocco label to spine gilt, publisher's motif to front cover in blind, top edge gilt. With the card slipcase, as issued. A fine copy. First edition, signed limited issue. Number 461 of 1,000 copies signed by the author. It was published simultaneously with the trade edition. Stott A70c. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Karius og Baktus. Illustrert av forfatteren. Mittet & Co.,

      [1949]. 24 s. llustr. i farger. Orig. kartonert innbinding med papprygg. Bindets ytterkanter med noen små sår. De første sidene svakt plettet. Ryggstiftene litt rustne. For øvrig, et meget godt eksemplar av en uvanlig bok. Kanskje den mest skjellsettende norske barnebok. Første gang vi møter Karius og Baktus er i 1941, i "Den nye barneboka". Den første boken om Karius og Baktus blir utgitt på Mittet & Co. i 1949, og her har både Karius og Baktus rødt hår. Senere, i en ny utgave fra 1958, så har Karius blitt mørkhåret og slutten har blitt endret fra at de blir skylt ut i sluket (og de dør), til at de sitter sammen på en flåte ute på havet.

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        C'est à St-Paul de Vence

      Paris, La Nouvelle édition, 1949. 1949, 1949, , in-8 carré de 94 et (2) pages, exemplaire broché, couverture illustrée en couleurs, Edition originale avec un envoi autographe de Prévert à Paul Grimault, "pour Paul Grimault", enrichi d'un coeur tracé au feutre noir et colorié en rouge. Touchant envoi de Prévert à son ami Paul Grimault alors que les deux artistes sont en pleine réalisation de la première version du futur "Le Roi et l'Oiseau" (1980), La Bergère et le Ramoneur (1950) d'après un conte éponyme d'Andersen. Grimault, pour les dessins, et Prévert, pour le texte, travaillèrent près de 4 ans (1946-1950) à la réalisation de ce film d'animation. Primé en 1951 à la XIIIe biennale de Venise, le film sera commercialisé en 1953. Les auteurs furent mécontents du montage imposé par la production. Ainsi, en 1967, Grimault récupéra les droits de l'oeuvre et les négatifs du film, réécrit quelques scènes et remonta le film sous le nom de "Le Roi et l'Oiseau"

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        AIRPLANES / MID-CENTURY DESIGN: [TO HONOUR MAY 21, THE DAY OF AVIATION IN THE REPUBLIC OF YUGOSLAVIA, THE AVIATION GARRISON IN LESKOVAC IS ORGANISING AN EVENT

      Leskovac, Serbia: Napredak . 1949 - Offset print (Very Good condition), 65 x 45 cm (25.6 x 17.7 inches). This classy poster is a masterpiece of Yugoslavian mid-century design, advertising a congress of air pilots, held in Lescovac, Serbia, on May 20-21, 1949. The pilots’ convention was part of a series of innumerable annual professional gatherings held across Yugoslavia during the month of May, in honour of both Labour Day (May 1st) and Marshal Josep Broz Tito’s birthday (technically May 7th).

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        CÉRÉMONIE DU MÉMORIAL: SOUVENIR ÉTERNEL! : A NOS MARTYRS 1940-1944

      Bordeaux [France]: S. I. P, 1949. Original Wraps. 8vo. 11, [1] pages. 25 cm. First edition. In French. 'Memorial Ceremony; Eternal Memory! For the Martyrs 1940-1944'. With two full page illustrations (wall memorial in Bordeaux, for those who perished 1940-1944; photograph of the minute of silence held during the memorial ceremony) ; contains an introduction, and the content of memorial speech given by Rabbi Joseph Cohen to survivors of the Bordeaux Jewish community. Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - France - Bordeaux - Sermons. OCLC lists only one copy worldwide (HUC) . Light soiling to wraps, light soiling to margins, otherwise fresh. Good + condition. Rare early Bordeaux Holocaust imprint. (HOLO2-117-3)

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        Naked and the Dead

      Wingate, London 1949 - First British edition. Fine, and scarce in a dust-jacket of this quality. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lyrics

      

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        Flagrant délit. Rimbaud devant la conjuration de l'imposture et du truquage

      Edition printed on Alfa paper.Illustrated book on the cover of a reproduction of a lithograph of Henri Rousseau.Signed autograph André Breton Professor Georges Blin: "... in very high esteem and friendship ..."Back discolored, nice copy.  Thésée Paris 1949 19x24cm broché

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        A Writer's Notebook - First Edition SIGNED by the Author and with the wrap-around band

      Heinemann, 1949 A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1949. A near fine book SIGNED to Sydney Searle and dated 6th December 1950. In a very good+ clipped wrapper with some spotting to the end-flaps. Some light wear to the extremities. With the rare Daily Mail wrap-around band.

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        Fernand Landeacuteger et le nouvel espace

      

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        Complete Poems of Robert Frost 1949

      New York: Henry Holt & Co, 1949 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Very Good with light rubbing to corners of green boards which have facsimile signature in gold on front board, top edge dark green; some rubbing to front spine edge; epp lightly tanned; po bookplate on fep; po blind stamp on tp; DJ (in protector) is lightly chipped at extremities and spine ends; text is clean and tight; flat signed by Frost underneath his photo frontispiece: "Robert Frost Chapel Hill, 1952".

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        Enciclopedia Italiana di scienze, lettere ed arti.

      Ist. dell'Enciclopedia Italiana Treccani,, Roma, 1949 - Quarantuno volumi di cm. 31, pp. ca. 1000 ciascuno. Con migliaia di illustrazioni e tavole f.t. anche a colori. Legature originali in mezza pelle con titoli e impressioni in oro ed a secco ai dorsi e piatti. Esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione. E' presente l'intero corpus dell'opera (35 volumi) + un volume di Indici (1952); Appendice I (1950); Appendice II, 1938-1948 (2 volumi); Appendice III, 1949-1960 (2 volumi). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Enciclopedia italiana di scienze, lettere ed arti. Edizione 1949. 39 volumes.

      Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana fondato da Giovanni Treccani, 1949 - 39 Bände: Bd. 1-35 (A-Z), Indici (1 Bd.), Appendice I (1 Bd.) + Appendice II (2 Bde). Akzeptabler Zustand. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit Stempel und Signatur. Halblederbände, berieben und bestoßen. Mehrere Buchrücken beschädigt. Bindungen überwiegend fest, wenige Seiten lose. Innen gepflegt, nur sehr wenige dezente Anstreichungen. Sprache: italienisch. -- 39 tomes: Vol. 1-35 (A-Z), Indici (1 vol.), Appendice I (1 vol.) + Appendice II (2 vols.). Former library books in acceptable condition. Quarter leather bound book covers, rubbed and bumped. Some spines damaged. Bindings mostly tight, few loose pages. Pages except for a few notes clean. Language: Italian. Foreign customers - please contact us for additional postage costs due to the heavy weight of the books (approx. 150 kg). mbx Sprache: Italienisch Gewicht in Gramm: 150000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The American Wild Turkey

      Samworth / Small-Arms Technical Publishing Company, Georgetown, South Carolina 1949 - First edition. Illustrated with color frontispiece by Walter A. Weber, gravures by E. Stanley Smith. viii, [2], 328 pp. (ads at pp. 321-328, dated December 1948). 1 vols. 8vo. A standard and indispensable American sporting volume, the definitive work on the wild turkey. Heller 2:631; Biscotti p. 107; Smith 7 Original straw cloth blocked in green and gilt. Spine a little faded. Very good copy lacking the dust jacket Illustrated with color frontispiece by Walter A. Weber, gravures by E. Stanley Smith. viii, [2], 328 pp. (ads at pp. 321-328, dated December 1948). 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Albert Einstein: Philosopher-Scientist.

      Library of Living Philosophers, Evanston 1949 - Signed limited first edition, one of 760 copies signed and dated "Albert Einstein '49." Octavo, original brown cloth, top edge gilt, original slipcase. The book is in fine condition, the slipcase is in fine condition. Housed in the original publisher's cardboard. An absolute pristine example, which has been stored in the original cardboard box since publication. Edited by Paul Arthur Schhilpp. Rare and desirable in this condition. Written by the man considered the "Person of the Century" by Time magazine, this is not a glimpse into Einstein's personal life, but an extension and elaboration into his thinking on science. Two of the great theories of the physical world were created in the early 20th century: the theory of relativity and quantum mechanics. Einstein created the theory of relativity and was also one of the founders of quantum theory. Here, Einstein describes the failure of classical mechanics and the rise of the electromagnetic field, the theory of relativity, and of the quanta. "The greatest physicist of the 20th century" (PMM 408). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        La part du feu

      First edition, one of 13 numbered copies on pur fil paper, the only large paper copiesSpine very lightly sunned at head and foot, not seriousA very good and rare copy. Gallimard Paris 1949 14,5x21cm broché

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        Cahiers d'Art 1949. PABLO PICASSO. Vol 3. Oeuvres de 1917 e 1919.

      Paris, France: les Editions Cahiers d'Art, 1949. xvi, 152 pages of text containing 465 illustrations, followed by [ii] blank and [xiii] pages of index/table. Original thick paperback binding with the original glassene wrapper. The binding is lightly to moderately rubbed at the extremities, with minor chipping to the spine. The glassene wrapper is browned and chipped. Protected in custom-fitted archival mylar. First edition.. First Edition. Paperback. Very good+ condition. Folio.

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        Prisons.

      Los Angeles: Zeitlin & Ver Brugge,, 1949. With the "Carceri" Etchings by G. B. Piranesi. Critical Study by Jean Adhemar. Associate Curator of Prints Bibliothèque Nationale. Large quarto. Blue card wrappers, as issued, white title label to front cover. Housed in the original cloth-backed portfolio with ties. Frontispiece and 18 loose printed etchings by Piranesi, framed in a light card border. Faint fading around the edges of wrappers, one plate creased at the corner, minor chips and tears to the flap that holds in the plates, but an excellent copy, with the slipcase lightly rubbed and faded at the extremities. First edition, first impression, scarce signed limited issue, copy number 168 of 212 numbered copies signed by Aldous Huxley, made on Renage paper of pure rag, of which this one of the 100 US issue copies subdivided for Zeitlin & Ver Brugge of Los Angeles. Piranesi's 18th-century "Carceri d'invenzione" etchings, nightmarishly imaginative creations at once proto-Romantic and proto-Surrealist, come together in this volume with Huxley's at once lyrical and chilling analysis of them, and of the intellectual history of prisons and criminality.

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        L'Europe buissonnière

      First edition with a cover illustrated by Jacquelin.Signed autograph of Antoine Blondin Dr. Fatou: "... this book is vain foolproof Hoping to entertain.."Our copy is covered with kraft paper on which Antoine Blondin registered address of the dedicatee in black ink, the latter having added the name of the author and the book title in blue ink.Nice full exempalire his trailer. Editions Jean Froissart Paris 1949 14x24cm broché

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        Face to Face. Short Stories.

      Johannesburg: Silver Leaf Books, 1949 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. Two tiny chips to top edges of boards, contents lightly toned. An excellent copy in a rubbed and faintly edge-chipped jacket that has been slightly nibbled by mice along the top edge of the rear panel. First edition, first impression, of the author's first book. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        [Typed Letter, Signed ("Cyril Connolly") with Manuscript Post-script, and an Autograph Letter, Signed ("Cyril C")]

      2 Landsdowne Terrace, Guilford Street, London, 1949. Four pages, closely written, on rectos and versos of two octavo sheets of HORIZON letterhead. Folded for mailing, but very good, the first accompanied by the mailing envelope addressed in Connolly's hand. Two uncommonly good, friendly literary letters to fellow editor and author Phyllis Feldkamp, at LIFE magazine in New York (the earlier letter addressed to her as Miss Phyllis Larsh), sending her best wishes in her marriage), submitting a piece for publication, complimenting her on her own work and remarking on her observations about F. Scott Fitzgerald: " ... I include one or two paragraphs which I have had to cut from the HORIZON version ... in case you would rather cut other ones ... I think it stands on its own as an essay ... related to the question of the American literary scene and its advantages and disadvantages for a European ... There is rather a lot about Auden in my Introduction because to the English reader he is the test case on the question of transplantation. He also happened to be the first person I saw ..." ; "... Alan Ross came to dinner & we talked about Osbert Sitwell in America ... & he asked me if I saw anyone more beautiful in America than I had seen in Europe and I told him about you ... I never knew you were a Fitzgerald expert. I was fascinated by what you wrote, most interesting & obviously quite correct. He was far too chic to worry about being Irish and in that story about the Swedish blondes making love in the hot summer evening ... he looks down on them & has no inferiority feelings ... But I think the jilting was a blow all the same as one is so terribly vulnerable at that age. Thank you so much for the information about Zelda ... Hergesheimer called her 'a very deleterious woman' ... & attributed all his (F's) troubles to her. Your letter shows you are a very good critic indeed and I beg you to work these up into an article for me. Unless you wd rather write about the U.S. poets? ... I think [it is] profoundly true (about her disintegration disintegrating him) -- I talked of you with Truman Capote this summer in Paris ... I am not happy but in a disastrous state of callous & frivolous despair. ..." He also discusses at length matters relating to a special American number of HORIZON.

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        Photo album and scrapbook compiled in postwar Japan and Thailand

      Tokyo 1949 - Folio (370 x 300 mm). Contemporary binding of elaborate, padded Japanese-style silk with silk ties. 36 heavy black paper leaves containing 289 photographs mounted with silver album corners (many taken by Barker but some being shots sold to tourists), 45 colour postcards, and numerous other postcards, cards, newspaper clippings, cocktail napkins, manuscript letters, telegrams, and advertising ephemera. Minor fraying and untying of the lower silk ties, a few items that were previously mounted now lacking, just a little minor rubbing and mild creasing to a small number of photos. Excellent condition. A remarkable photo album and scrapbook compiled in Occupied Japan and Thailand by a Far East Air Forces clerk, offering a historical record of a young American woman's adventures in a world newly opened to her. The compiler, Margaret Barker, graduated in Des Moines, Iowa and worked as a clerk and stenographer just before the Second World War began. When the US entered the war she joined the Air Force and worked in Washington D.C. and Pasadena, and then in Guam with the Far East Air Forces. Barker was stationed at the Tokyo headquarters in 1949, where she remained until the end of 1952, when she returned to the United States and lived in San Francisco, where she worked at the Hamilton Air Force Base. Barker was clearly an engaged traveler, and this album is a superb historical record of Occupied Japan. It includes pictures of the Army Hall in downtown Toyko where she worked, urban street scenes, women and children in traditional dress, day-to-day activities in small towns and rural villages, well-known tourist sites, friends and Air Force coworkers during leisure activities, and even the ruins of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Two pages contain Barker's photographs of the Cherry Blossom festival, with a fabulous series depicting schoolchildren and their teachers in kimonos under a blossoming tree. Another series comprises six attractive and carefully staged photos of young women in traditional dress. Barker saved numerous photographs and postcards from trips around Japan, having visited the temples at Kyoto, the famous Nara Park deer, the smoking Mt. Aso (Japan's largest active volcano), and the iconic floating Torii gate of the Itsukushima Shrine. There are six large, engaging photos of cormorant fishers at work, including night shots (probably professional photographs for the tourist market). A full page (containing two photographs by Barker and six that are probably photos sold to tourists) is devoted to the Ama, the famous female pearl divers, probably on the Izu Peninsula. Ten pages hold photos from Barker's trip to Thailand with a group of FEAF employees, beginning with photos of Barker and a man, who appears frequently in the album and may have been her boyfriend Ed, in front of a plane at an airfield. There are numerous views of temples, street scenes, religious sculptures, and Bangkok street life. Among the ephemera are two newspaper clippings about the trip, one with a photo of Barker showing off a piece of souvenir jewellery to fellow FEAF employee who had also been on the trip. The final four pages contain photographs from a family visit in the midwest in 1952 or early 1953. Among the charming ephemera are postcards, greeting cards, cocktail napkins, engravings, business cards, and wedding invitations, and there is also a heartfelt telegram sent from Ed, then in San Francisco, on Valentine's Day, "Love to my Valentine. You are more than ever in my thoughts at this time. I wish we together on this special occasion". Overall a fascinating and evocative album documenting the life of an American woman in Occupied Japan. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Prisons. With the "Carceri" Etchings by G. B. Piranesi. Critical Study by Jean Adhemar. Associate Curator of Prints Bibliothèque Nationale.

      Los Angeles: Zeitlin & Ver Brugge, 1949 - Large quarto. Blue card wrappers, as issued, white title label to front cover. Housed in the original cloth-backed portfolio with ties. Faint fading around the edges of wrappers, one plate creased at the corner, minor chips and tears to the flap that holds in the plates, but an excellent copy, with the slipcase lightly rubbed and faded at the extremities. Frontispiece and 18 loose printed etchings by Piranesi, framed in a light card border. First edition, first impression, scarce signed limited issue, copy number 168 of 212 numbered copies signed by Aldous Huxley, made on Renage paper of pure rag, of which this one of the 100 US issue copies subdivided for Zeitlin & Ver Brugge of Los Angeles. Piranesi's 18th-century "Carceri d'invenzione" etchings, nightmarishly imaginative creations at once proto-Romantic and proto-Surrealist, come together in this volume with Huxley's at once lyrical and chilling analysis of them, and of the intellectual history of prisons and criminality. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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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 red dust jacket. Spine ends a little faded; an excellent copy in the jacket with unusually bright spine panel, spine ends and tips a little nicked and chipped, spot of rubbing to centre of spine panel, closed tear to head of rear panel. 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. The red jackets are far more susceptible to fading, and as a consequence, surviving copies in nice condition are uncommon.

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        Le Paradoxe d'Aytré, manuscrit original et tapuscrit

      First new version of the autograph manuscript of 17 pages, written in 1935. Manuscript writing very dense, full excluding the last 13 lines of printed text, with many erasures, corrections and additions. Complete typescript with a few variations from the manuscript and a copy of the first edition published in 1947 and finally published in 1950 is attached. In 1935, Blanchot has been working for 3 years on Thomas the Obscure (he completed in 1940) when interrupts his writing "that would not stop" to write the last word, a short story he describes as "an attempt to bypass another book underway to overcome the interminable and get a more linear narrative, yet painfully complex, a silent decision ... ". In 1983, Blanchot, referring to the motivations of this "innocent text where murderers omens of future time resounded," can not say "how it is written and how unknown requirement, it has the answer." "It was not a text for publication," he says in the afterword of hindsight. The last word will indeed published 12 years later in 550 copies in the collection golden age (although it went bankrupt at the same time, the book will be on sale in 1950) . So the first story is meant at once the last word and the refusal of its unveiling. "Surely begin to write immediately to achieve at the end (...), this means at least hope not to make a career and finding the shortest path to finish early." In this "Apocalypse" Blanchot leads his own novel being written: Thomas, the hero, and is ironically called the new power otherwise without express "what happened to him [that] saying nothing happened ". But if, starting with the last word, Blanchot marks the end of writing, it is an end that remains unpublished. And when the book is finally published, it will be more of a work already substantial: Thomas the Obscure, Amminadab, Faux pas, the Most High, Death Sentence and The Share of fire. Therefore, the last word is not "waiver be Master and Judge," but a written waiver of this "itself in vain." It can no longer be "the unusual resolution to deprive [Language] to support (...) that is to say more than language" but, as part of the work, there is a "word to say and do not say. ". A word rewritten by the writer he became transformed by writing and by war. This is the inaugural version, first draft of thirty young Blanchot, we present here and C. Bident his biographer, thought "probably never know." Narrative foundation, basic writing, many scholars have studied the last man, "painfully complicated" as even the author, but who calls a few "prophetic" pages a reflection on language (and, through him, totalitarianism) marking the second part of the century. Now we present the manuscript written in 1935 and until then unknown, differs considerably from the following two versions of 1947 and 1983. Written in the third person (the later will they, homodiégétiques) the story is much longer. It contains descriptions and including many deleted scenes that will be removed in the published versions: "The sun bathed [plaza] a fiery light of huge mirrors, placed at the four corners, be kicked around in a maze of colors . "" A cloud was soon raised to the ceiling, black cloud crossed by small glowing patches. "" I am worried, he said. I was wrong to leave earlier this house when I get home, surrounded by torches are extinguished one by one. What will I find now? How to live without I guideline? Can you tell me anything? "" Some children, head blackened coal, removed the sand in which they were buried, and trying to achieve with small white stones they drew from their pocket, they reviled in their incomprehensible language. "" Taking advantage of the lull, dogs out of their hole, as if they had been secretly excited by a master, they rushed to the sleeper by pulling on their links. They tried to right, left, then discovering it under the covers, they are slipped badly, small first, then the big dog, like a vicious bunch of kids. "" The intoxication of being together having lost younger pushed them into their own home as if she had ceased to be theirs, and they threw screams waking intruders from their homes. "But this manuscript provides the exegete especially demonstrative few passages that provide clarification on the meaning of the story:" Until is not an indifferent manner to the past and the future. If it is intended to extend a veil over what approach, if a link between, by mutual repulsion, separate time moments it appears from something, something else is not shown, however, that such limit. "" They whom nothing was forbidden to speak and who knew, behaved as if their knowledge had been to break with the language. "" The disciple on this admission, redoubled adoration, give themselves shots that change them into what they can be. At first common deception, they ran, one to an animal world, the other to a riveted himself a slave. "" They wanted to laugh again nonsense, is torturing a lie, but, having no other way to stand as the apotheosis, they lost sight of their mutual desire for death and blissfully enjoyed the rest. "A key reading these valuable addition changes that reflect real shifts of the author. If the most important is, of course, the choice of the first person in later versions, some lexical variations are also very significant. Thus: "I offer the spectacle of my vices" in the manuscript and typescript 1935 becomes: "I offer the spectacle of my mistakes" in the published version of the same in 1947. "This is an extract from the speech the third city "becomes" This is an excerpt of the speech on the third on the third State "; "A noise (...) was one stroke the whole town" becomes "was one stroke all the people" and "... on a deck of onomatopoeia" becomes "... a gateway ranting." Finally, it is a lyrical Blanchot that reveals this "abrupt call of language": "She had her hair hanging these broad wings velvet are a promise of transformation." "... When the sun casting its light shining against the mirrors everywhere, stopped above the esplanade and heard this loud voice, private mysteriously vowels and consonants, which announces the sharing of spaces" "Shouts of the crowd came and brought calls for an immense distress. "" He ran on the book and bit his teeth, as if he had made insensitive despite the bitterness of those old pages. ". In hindsight Blanchot hesitate to comment, however, that this text provides for the third time and he took care to revise again, 50 years after its first release. However, it brings some bits of explanations that reveal the importance of this little story in the life and work of one of the most mysterious writers of the twentieth century: "The last word has to tell main line, as having instead, the total wreck, the narrative itself can not therefore be preserved, and impossible or absurd, unless he should claim prophetic, heralding a future in the past already there or saying there always when there is nothing: either there wearing nothing and prevent the annihilation that it can not escape its long-term process which is rehashing and eternity. " S.n. s.l. 1949 8 feuillets in-8 (13,5x21,5) et 11 feuillets in-4 (21x27cm)

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        Bobby Locke's South African Golf Annual 1949.

      Johannasburg: Wisearef, 1949. - 213pp. Only the 1948 edtion is listed. Some damp staining to top front board and about first 20 pages, nothing stuck together. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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