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        Aesthetica in nuce

      Scheiwiller - Officina Bodoni, 1949. Edizione per il centenario di Benedetto Croce, a cura di Giovanni Mardersteig. Con una fotografia di Hebert List del 1949 e una bibliografia a cura dell'editore. 8vo. pp. 52. . Perfetto (Mint). . Edizione originale di 200 es. numerati. .

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        Death of a Salesman

      New York: The Viking Press, 1949. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. A crisp, well-preserved copy of the 1949 1st edition, 2nd issue dustjacket (with the 10 reviews at the rear panel). Clean and VG+ in a bright, price-intact ("$2.50"), VG dustjacket, with very light chipping and creasing at the front panel's top-edge, light soiling to the rear panel and light wear at the spine ends. Octavo, 139 pgs.

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        Autograph Letter Signed to James Laughlin

      Octavo. Dated in 1949 from Trieste to publisher James Laughlin of New Directions in Norfolk, Connecticut, enclosing a provisional plan (not present) for a biography of his brother, James Joyce. Accompanied by a carbon of a letter from Laughlin to Joyce, expressing his enthusiasm for the project. Joyce writes: "I enclose a provisional plan. As a matter of fact I don't see very far ahead but as I write things come back to me. The style, I'm afraid, will always be reminiscent like the pages I sent (except when I quote conversations from my diary), and digressive when I think I have some interpretation to offer. The pages I have sent you are approximately half of the first chapter. The others will be much longer, except, perhaps, the last." New Directions did not publish the book, but Viking Press eventually did. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        TYPED LETTER SIGNED by the ITALIAN FREUDIAN PSYCHOANALIST EMILIO SERVADIO to the author JOHN HYDE PRESTON, regarding taking the author on as a patient.

      Rome, Italy, October 17th, 1949. - Rome, Italy, October 17th, 1949. 1949. Good. - Over 340 words typed on his personal 1-3/8 inch high by 8-7/8 inch wide onion skin stationery. One can assume that Emilio Servadio and John Hyde Preston knew each other for when addressing the author of "Mad Anthony Wayne" and "Revolution 1776" among other books, Emilio Servadio writes that "I was glad to hear your voice on the phone." John Hyde Preston had apparently left behind some possessions when he'd last stayed in Rome as Dr. Servadio mentions that he has phoned the Inghilterra hotel on Preston's behalf and was told that "everything has been taken away long ago by a friend of yours named 'Marcello". Was he not the photographer you told me about - a sort of young 'protege' of your wife?" As Preston will be returning to Rome, Dr. Servadio has been looking into the possibilities of putting him up with a family. He goes on to say that "Regarding the analysis, I must let you know that I could not take you immediately, because I am terribly overworked and I have refused not less that [sic] five new cases in the last two weeks. First of all you should try to settle down agreeably in Rome . In the meantime it is to be hoped that I will have some 'hole' in my time-table, and be able to take you for three hours a week as planned." Signed "E. Servadio". Folded for mailing with short tears to the edges of the horizontal fold. There are creases to the edges and corners and another short tear to the left edge of the page. The Italian physician and Freudian psychoanalist Emilio Servadio studied music before moving on to the study of law and eventually psychology. A lover of literature, Servadio was drawn to the French avant-garde & symbolist poets. Psychology, particularly the academic psychology of the period, held little interest for him until Freud's "Introduction to Psychoanalysis" stirred deeper feelings. He met and learned from Edoardo Weiss and later collaborated with Weiss to found the Italian Psychoanalytical Society. At the Lucerne Congress in 1934, he presented his paper on "Psychoanalysis and Telepathy" and in 1937 co- founded the "Societa di Metapsichica" (which became the "Societa Italiana di Parasicologia" after the war). Fascinated by metaphysical subjects, Servadio made use of investigative methods to study paranormal phenomena. Servadio was Jewish and he and several colleagues were forced to flee when the Fascist regime enacted racial laws in 1938. Having already been following Indian spiritual practices and possessing a diploma from an Indian University, Servadio moved to India where he came into contact with the religion, symbols and cultures of the people and could further his interest in Yoga and investigate its parallels with psychoanalysis. After his return to Italy in 1946 he, together with Nicola Perrotti and Cesare Musatti, was responsible for the rebirth of Italian psychoanalysis. To understand psychotic states, he experimented with hallucinogens and studied the effects of LSD. "I passed hours in a memorable psychological state of chaos", he wrote, "Today, when a patient talks about depersonalization, neurosis of abandon or persecution fantasies I know what it means." Servadio co-authored with Roberto Cavanna "ESP Experiments with LSD 25 and Psilocylbin: A Methodological Approach", published by the Parapsychology Foundation in 1964. Back in 1952, the renowned Italian film director Federico Fellini experienced the first signs of clinical depression while filming "La Strada" and sought out Emilio Servadio for therapy. Fellini was later attracted to parapsychology and the Turin magician Gustavo Rol introduced him to spiritism and seances. Soon after, Fellini took LSD under Servadio's supervision. His hallucinatory insights and visions subsequently inspired his 1965 film "Juliet of the Spirits". Servadio was a man of many interests and his quest for knowledge led him to join the Freemasons. As a member of the "Monte Sion Har Tzion" lodge he pursued studies on the J [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

      Collins, London, 1949 Reprint.Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine in black.Spine severely faded, some further general wear but not a disaster. With the author's signed, presentation inscription on front free endpaper, "Dorothy from Agatha Christmas 1949". The recipient was Dorothy North = a decades long friend of Christie to whom she dedicated One Two, Buckle My Shoe. [65]

      [Bookseller: Blakeney Griffin Booksellers Ltd]
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        [Lot of 8 Popular Library Pulp Novel Cover Proofs]

      [New York]: Popular Library, [1949-1951]. Very good. Eight original cover proofs. Color lithograph on card. 2 also include rear cover graphics and text. Mild handling wear. Very good. Collection of eight original cover proofs from the Popular Library publishing company. Seven of the eight feature artwork attributed to prolific pulp cover artist Rudolf Belarski. The proofs appear identical to the published versions of each work. Titles include: FIND ME IN FIRE; SOME DAY I'LL KILL YOU; DEATH AND TAXES; LOVE HAS NO ALIBI; LADY IN PERIL; SOLDIERS' DAUGHTERS NEVER CRY (2 copies); and THE OLD BATTLE AX (above). An uncommon lot of process materials from one of the most prominent mid-20th Century pulp publishers, featuring the work of one of the genre's foremost cover artists.

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        Lot of 8 Popular Library Pulp Novel Cover Proofs]

      Popular Library [1949-1951], [New York] - Eight original cover proofs. Color lithograph on card. 2 also include rear cover graphics and text. Mild handling wear. Very good. Collection of eight original cover proofs from the Popular Library publishing company. Seven of the eight feature artwork attributed to prolific pulp cover artist Rudolf Belarski. The proofs appear identical to the published versions of each work. Titles include: FIND ME IN FIRE; SOME DAY I'LL KILL YOU; DEATH AND TAXES; LOVE HAS NO ALIBI; LADY IN PERIL; SOLDIERS' DAUGHTERS NEVER CRY (2 copies); and THE OLD BATTLE AX (above). An uncommon lot of process materials from one of the most prominent mid-20th Century pulp publishers, featuring the work of one of the genre's foremost cover artists.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller ABAA/ILAB]
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        Superb unpublished portrait photo by Marcus Adams (b. 1926, Queen of Great Britain) & Prince CHARLES (Philip Arthur George, b. 1948, Prince of Wales)]

      1949 - showing the princess half length, seated, with the infant Charles standing on her lap, wearing a white romper suit, 11" x 9", no place, From the studio of Marcus Adams

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Remembrance of Things Past (Complete in 12 Vols.)

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1949. Cloth. Very Good +/Very Good -. The handsome 1949 re-issue, complete in 12 uniform volumes. All 12 volumes solid and tight and VG+ in bright, price-intact, VG examples of the lovely Enid Marx-illustrated dustjackets. Even darkening along the spines and light offsetting to several of the flap-folds and panel edges. 12mos, tiny Blackwell of Oxford book tag at each front pastedown.

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        The Little Sister

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1949 - Near Fine / VG. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heartwood Rare Books]
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        The Asphalt Jungle

      Knopf 1949 - The first edition of a biblio noir classic. Published by Knopf in 1949. An exceedingly attractive copy. The dust jacket displays none of the rubbing or wear so common to this title. The book is near fine with a tiny ( pin prick ) sized puncture to the front board. The bright and unrubbed dust jacket has a single short ( one quarter inch ) tear at lowermost corner of the front panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Portrait photograph of Bernard Berenson at the Villa I Tatti in a reclining chair, with wife Mary at his side, reading

      [Florence, Italy, 1949. Printed circa 1984. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 13-1/2 x 10-1/2 inches. Fine. Printed circa 1984. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 13-1/2 x 10-1/2 inches. The Berensons at Villa I Tatti. Fine portrait of the famous art critic and connoisseur (1865-1959) relaxing at his villa, taken by the master photographer Kessel (1902-1995) whose work (especially for LIFE magazine) has received universal admiration. (Kessel's sensitive photographs of works of art has been particularly singled out for praise). Berenson's wife Mary Smith was the sister of Logan Pearsall Smith, and of Alys Pearsall Smith, the first wife of Bertrand Russell.

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        Otto poesie - 8 Poems (1949 - 2000)

      Grafica Uno - Studio Bibliografico Marini, 1949. Una litografia originale a 9 colori in copertina (cm 25x64) e 2 acqueforti originali di Joe Tilson (cm 20x14). Versione inglese di Alex Martin a fronte [With 2 etchings (cm 20,5x14,2) and 1 nine colour lithograph (cm 25x64) by Joe Tilson printed on Giorgio Upiglio's handpress. Italian and English text (translated by Alex Martin). Text pulled by Rodolfo Campi]. 8vo (cm 26x18). pp. 40 n.n.. . Perfetto (Mint). . Edizione di 90 copie + XX es. numerati e firmati. .

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        4-Square Book of Homes

      , 1949. 1949. First Edition . WEYERHAEUSER. 4-Square Book of Homes. Saint Paul: Weyerhaeuser Sales Company, [1949]. Oblong post-binder, measuring 19 by 11-1/2 inches, original maroon pebbled cloth gilt. $1600.Vintage catalogue of numerous 4-square house designs, complete with photographs, elevations and floor plans.The construction boom between the two World Wars was fostered by a number of factors, most of them economic. The cottage style and the 4-square concept were based upon simplicity and practicality, and provided affordable housing for many middle-income Americans. As its name indicates, these houses were based on the repetition of squares and square masses. Typically, the main part of the house is a large square block topped by a pointed

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        PRIMER LLIBRE DE GOIGS. COL LECCIÓ DE CENT GOIGS

      - "1949 Montaner i Simón, BCA. 2 vol. Ex. 69/200. Música de Manuel de Lipà. Aiguafort de Ramon Sanvicens. Il. en b/n. 100 goigs. 32x22 cm. Enq. pell amb motius daurats i nervis. Segell d'anterior propietari. Talls lleugrerament oxidat Il lustradors: Ramon Sanvicens. Joan Palet. Alexandre Coll. Manuel Cantallops. Marta Ribas. Frisco Soler. Elfi Osiander. Irene C. Astort. Antoni Ollé Pinell. Pere Riu. Ramon Busquet. E,-C. Ricart. Antoni Gelabert. Jsep Chico. Felip Vall i Verdaguer. Joan Castells i Martí. Bartomeu Trias. Miquel Ibarz. Jaume Gubianas. Montserrat Casanova. Maria Cirici. Jordi Devenat. Lluis Maria Aragó. P. Quetglas Ferrer "Xam". Ramon de Capmany. Alfred Opisso. Lluis Morató. Joan G. Junceda. Marc Farell. Prat. Enric Tormo. Antoni Vila Arrufat. Ricart Marlet. Bartolomé Trias. Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. (llibre de bibliofil)"

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        The Golden Apples.

      New York: Harcourt Brace, 1949. First. hardcover. fine/fine. 8vo, cloth backed boards, d.w. New York: Harcourt Brace, (1949). First Edition. Presentation copy " For Elizabeth Evans with all my thanks for your reading and writing of my stories...." Evans was the author the Twayne book on Welty.

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        Sumer, a Journal of Archaeology in Iraq [12 volumes of the series, 1949, 1950, 1953-1962 = volumes V, VI, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII & XVIII]

      Baghdad - Iraq, Directorate-General of Antiquities, 1949 / 1962. Red half leather; 26.5x22 cm. Many illustrations, plates, plans, maps, some folding. Text mostly in English and Arabic with a few articles in French and German. (ex-libris stamp on endpaper, paper sl. browned, few pages sl. dam., few pages loose) Although very good, see picture. More pictures on request. 'Sumer, a journal of archaeology in Iraq, has been published out of Baghdad since 1945, although with less frequency in recent years'

      [Bookseller: Boekhandel - Antiquariaat Emile Kerssema]
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        EL CABALLERO DE LA ROSA

      - 1949 Juan Sallent, Sabadell Ej. I/J (10). Dibujo inédito, DIBUJO ORIGINAL correspondiente a una plancha, prueba en sanguina, y planchas definitivas. Aguafuertes de José Maria Chico. 213 p. + [4] h. 28x22 cm. Enc. en rama. Estuche. Papel gran hilo filigrana (llibre de bibliòfil) Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. (10)

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        La Banlieue de Paris

      Paris: Pierre Seghers, 1949. Hardcover. First edition. Very Good with light soiling, light taps to the extremities, and opened hard in two places. Cream-colored hardcover with black embossed title to front and spine, no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs by Robert Doisneau; text by Blaise Cendrars. 55 pages of text + 135 gravure-printed b&w plates; 7 x 9.5 inches. Captions at rear. Text in French. The simultaneous Pierre Segher edition; the version with the dust jacket and yellow boards was the second printing. A photo-documentary look at the suburbs of Paris immediately after WWII, displaying Doisneau's warmth and humanity with none of his later cuteness. See: Parr & Badger, The Photobook, Vol. 1, p201; Roth, Book of 101 Books, p132-133; Auer, 802 Photo Books, p336.

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        Nineteen Eighty-Four

      Harcourt, Brace and Co, New York 1949 - Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A near fine book in a near fine dust jacket. A lovely copy. Owner name onfront free endpaper along with his bookplate. Four corners clipped but price of $3.00 is present on the front flap. Jacket with light wear to the extremities and very minor chipping to the head and foot of the spine. Orwell's classic novel of a totalitarian state and the battle of wills between Big Brother and Winston Smith. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Writer's Notebook

      London: Heinemann, 1949. Limited edition ("published simultaneously with the ordinary trade edition, but in printing followed the trade edition" - Stott), no. 369 of 1,000 copies SIGNED by Maugham. xvi, 367 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original blue cloth, vellum spine with leather label, t.e.g. Fine. Roger Stenhouse copy, with his signature, notes and bookplate. Limited edition ("published simultaneously with the ordinary trade edition, but in printing followed the trade edition" - Stott), no. 369 of 1,000 copies SIGNED by Maugham. xvi, 367 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Extracts from the writer's voluminous notebooks, arranged chronologically, and selected for their relevance to Maugham's technique of literary production and process of creation. Stott A70c

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        Our Lady of the Flowers

      Paris: Morihien, 1949. First English Language Edition. Red Morocco, Gilt. Fine. Gilt Cover Portrait By Jean Cocteau. 394 Pp. 1/500 Copies (Stated), But Not One Of The 25 Copies On Rives Paper. Red Pebbled Morocco Covers, With Gilt Portrait Of Genet On Front Cover And Printed Signature Of Cocteau In Gilt And Dated 1949 In Gilt. Top Edge Gilt. Original Silk Bookmark Bound In. Immaculate, No Wear, No Names Or Marks, No Damage.

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        Eros at Breakfast and Other Plays. With an Introduction By Tyrone Guthrie

      Clarke, Irwin and Company Limited, Toronto 1949 - Black cloth, black cover lettering on a red panel, red spine letters, pp. xiv, 129, 3 inserted plates double-sided (2 photos by Karsh). INSCRIBED on the title-page in Davies early calligraphic hand: "Robertson Davies, for Dr. Charles / Peaker with my warmest / good wishes / Nov. 30 : 1950." Charles Peaker (1899-1978) was one of Canada's foremost organists, choirmaster, teacher and writer (see the Canadian Encyclopedia). Fine copy in slighlty soiled, price-intact dust wrapper with shallow chips to the tips and spine ends, otherwise very good plus. Size: Small Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Portrait photograph of Bernard Berenson iat the Villa I Tatti, as reflected in in the framed mirror at the foot of his bed

      [Florence, Italy, 1949. Printed circa 1984. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 13-3/8 x 10 inches. Fine. Docketed on rear with instruction to the printer for reduction and placement in. Printed circa 1984. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 13-3/8 x 10 inches. Remarkable, brilliant portrait of the famous art critic and connoisseur (1865-1959) in his bed at Villa I Tatti, taken by the master photographer Kessel (1902-1995) whose work (especially for LIFE magazine) was received universal admiration. (Kessel's sensitive photographs of works of art has been particularly singled out for praise). Here, the great connoisseur of Renaissance Italian art is seen writing, framed by the mirror at the foot of his bedReproduced (from this print) in ON ASSIGNMENT: DMITRI KESSEL LIFE PHOTOGRAPHER (New York, Abrams, 1985, p. 180).

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        TYPED LETTER SIGNED by the ITALIAN FREUDIAN PSYCHOANALIST EMILIO SERVADIO to the author JOHN HYDE PRESTON, regarding taking the author on as a patient.

      Rome, Italy, October 17th, 1949.. 1949.. Good. - Over 340 words typed on his personal 1-3/8 inch high by 8-7/8 inch wide onion skin stationery. One can assume that Emilio Servadio and John Hyde Preston knew each other for when addressing the author of "Mad Anthony Wayne" and "Revolution 1776" among other books, Emilio Servadio writes that "I was glad to hear your voice on the phone...." John Hyde Preston had apparently left behind some possessions when he'd last stayed in Rome as Dr. Servadio mentions that he has phoned the Inghilterra hotel on Preston's behalf and was told that "everything has been taken away long ago by a friend of yours named 'Marcello".... Was he not the photographer you told me about - a sort of young 'protege' of your wife?" As Preston will be returning to Rome, Dr. Servadio has been looking into the possibilities of putting him up with a family. He goes on to say that "Regarding the analysis, I must let you know that I could not take you immediately, because I am terribly overworked and I have refused not less that [sic] five new cases in the last two weeks.... First of all you should try to settle down agreeably in Rome .... In the meantime it is to be hoped that I will have some 'hole' in my time-table, and be able to take you for three hours a week as planned." Signed "E. Servadio". Folded for mailing with short tears to the edges of the horizontal fold. There are creases to the edges and corners and another short tear to the left edge of the page. <p>The Italian physician and Freudian psychoanalist Emilio Servadio studied music before moving on to the study of law and eventually psychology. A lover of literature, Servadio was drawn to the French avant-garde & symbolist poets. Psychology, particularly the academic psychology of the period, held little interest for him until Freud's "Introduction to Psychoanalysis" stirred deeper feelings. He met and learned from Edoardo Weiss and later collaborated with Weiss to found the Italian Psychoanalytical Society. At the Lucerne Congress in 1934, he presented his paper on "Psychoanalysis and Telepathy" and in 1937 co- founded the "Societa di Metapsichica" (which became the "Societa Italiana di Parasicologia" after the war). Fascinated by metaphysical subjects, Servadio made use of investigative methods to study paranormal phenomena. Servadio was Jewish and he and several colleagues were forced to flee when the Fascist regime enacted racial laws in 1938. Having already been following Indian spiritual practices and possessing a diploma from an Indian University, Servadio moved to India where he came into contact with the religion, symbols and cultures of the people and could further his interest in Yoga and investigate its parallels with psychoanalysis. After his return to Italy in 1946 he, together with Nicola Perrotti and Cesare Musatti, was responsible for the rebirth of Italian psychoanalysis. To understand psychotic states, he experimented with hallucinogens and studied the effects of LSD. "I passed hours in a memorable psychological state of chaos", he wrote, "Today, when a patient talks about depersonalization, neurosis of abandon or persecution fantasies I know what it means." Servadio co-authored with Roberto Cavanna "ESP Experiments with LSD 25 and Psilocylbin: A Methodological Approach", published by the Parapsychology Foundation in 1964. Back in 1952, the renowned Italian film director Federico Fellini experienced the first signs of clinical depression while filming "La Strada" and sought out Emilio Servadio for therapy. Fellini was later attracted to parapsychology and the Turin magician Gustavo Rol introduced him to spiritism and seances. Soon after, Fellini took LSD under Servadio's supervision. His hallucinatory insights and visions subsequently inspired his 1965 film "Juliet of the Spirits". Servadio was a man of many interests and his quest for knowledge led him to join the Freemasons. As a member of the "Monte Sion Har Tzion" lodge he pursued studies on the Jewish-cabalistic tradition. His interest in sexology led to the publication of his "Sex Education" book in 1970, "Psyche and Sexuality" in 1972 and "Sex and Psyche" in 1979. He was an early supporter of sex education in school and spoke on the subject of homosexuality as well as feminine sexuality. Harkening back to his early love of literature and avant-garde poets, at the age of 80, Servadio published his second book of poetry "Poesie d'amore e di Pena". The book was the recipient of several awards and led Servadio to publish several more poetry books.

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        ON A TREE FALLEN ACROSS THE ROAD (TO HEAR US TALK)

      New York: Spiral Press, 1949. First Edition. Wraps. Fine. Printed wraps. Crane B21: 3060 total copies printed, this one of 225 with Frost's own imprint. INSCRIBED but not signed by Frost on the title page: "To the Hockings wherever they are/meditating the wrong Muse." Richard Hocking seems to have been an acquaintance of Frost's during the 1920s and 1930s, having graduated from Harvard in 1928 and earning a Master's there shortly after. When inscribing Christmas greetings, Frost would often not sign his inscription, or at the most simply initial it.

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        COL LECCIÓ DE CENT GOIGS.: 2 VOL.

      - "1949 Montaner i Simón, BCA. 2 vol. Ex. 44/200. Música de Manuel de Lipà. Aiguafort de Ramon Sanvicens. Il. en b/n. 100 goigs. 32x22 cm. Enq. en MITJA PELL per BRUGALLA. Il lustradors: Ramon Sanvicens. Joan Palet. Alexandre Coll. Manuel Cantallops. Marta Ribas. Frisco Soler. Elfi Osiander. Irene C. Astort. Antoni Ollé Pinell. Pere Riu. Ramon Busquet. E,-C. Ricart. Antoni Gelabert. Jsep Chico. Felip Vall i Verdaguer. Joan Castells i Martí. Bartomeu Trias. Miquel Ibarz. Jaume Gubianas. Montserrat Casanova. Maria Cirici. Jordi Devenat. Lluis Maria Aragó. P. Quetglas Ferrer "Xam". Ramon de Capmany. Alfred Opisso. Lluis Morató. Joan G. Junceda. Marc Farell. Prat. Enric Tormo. Antoni Vila Arrufat. Ricart Marlet. Bartolomé Trias. Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. (llibre de bibliofil)"

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        Remarkable long Typed Letter Signed to My dear Kennedy with lengthy autograph postscript (George Bernard, 1856-1950, Dramatist & Critic)

      1949 - saying that he has "been puzzling over this business of the amalgamation with the 300, which was evidently made without any serious attempt to think it out. Neither we nor Mrs Whitworth provided for the situation which was bound to arise if Mrs Whitworth pressed her privilege. But the disadvantage was more hers than ours, because we had nothing to do but pursue our normal course, whereas she had to attack it . Until we have definitely refused her some specific demand she cannot go to the courts to claim specific performances and damages. And we must avoid a lawsuit, because the bank would probably call in the overdraft if we became involved in litigation . I do not think we can now rely on her failure to supply the expected addition to the membership, because we have accepted her contribution as sufficient by letter her do the Lawrence plays . At all events, let us waive that, and consider what she can claim . Mrs Whitworth is entitled to a certain proportion of the season's plays by simply proposing them . The effect is to set up a dictatorship of Mrs Whitworth plus one supporter over a substantial part of the Society's work and revenue. Such an arrangement could work only with a dictator of supreme talent and tact, and a fairly representative taste in plays; and the fact is that she is breaking down shoews that the tact at least is lacking ." small closed tear in blank right margin at fold Since 1903, Constable had been Shaw's distributor 'on commission'. Shaw did all the contact with Clark's - not easy for them, given Shaw's idiosyncrasies of spelling. The story is splendidly told in Bernard Shaw and his Publishers, edited from his letters by Michael Pharand, 2009. Ackermann was on the point of a 4th edition of his Popular Fallacies. (1st ed., Cassell, 1907). It came out with the imprint London, Old Westminster Press, 1950, who had also printed his Scientific Paradoxes and Problems and their solutions in 1925. Simpkin Marshall, the famous wholesalers, were the sole distributors, so it appears Ackermann followed Shaw's advice. Ackermann was 82 and Shaw 93! [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Samara

      Jonathan Cape. London 1949 - First impression. Very good condition in a chipped and edge-worn dustwrapper with loss to the head of the spine panel and an internal repair. Bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise no faults. Lewis' first novel. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Cornell]
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        SKI-JUMPING POSTER: 1949 Planica FNR Jugoslavija

      [Ljubljana : Blasnikova tiskarna] . 1949 - Lithograph in colour (slightly stained, soft folds and repaired tears, otherwise in a good condition) 63 x 90 cm (24.8 x 35.4 inches). A rare magnificent well-designed large poster for a ski-jumping competition of 1949 at the legendary ski-jumping field in Planica, the place of 13 world records from 1934.This poster was designed for a world-famous international ski-jumping competition at Planica in the north-west part of Slovenia, at the time the most famous ski-jumping field in the world. The large Bloudek-Rozman ski jumping filed was opened in 1934. As the whole story about the owner of the design is still disputed, the hill was probably designed by Stanko Bloudek, who was engineer, pilot and one of the developers of modern skiing, and the design for the ski-jump was made by Ivan Rozman.In 1934, the year of the opening, the first world record was set, when the Norvegian Birger Ruud set the first world record in Planica with 92 meters. In 1936, in Planica Austrian Sepp Bradl became the first man in history to have officially jumped over one hundred meters. With this results Planica became the leading ski-jumping field in the world, attracting tourist from all over the world and contributing at the development of techniques of ski-jumping. In 1938 two new world records were made and in in the first year of the war, in 1941, five world records. There were no competitions in the next six years. The field reopened in 1947. The year 1949, when this poster was made, was the last year of the first era of the glory of this field. In the next year the field lost a world record for the first time after 14 years. Also a part of the field collapsed and the hill underwent a massive reconstruction. Today Planica is still one of the centers for international ski-jumping competitions.This poster represents one of the legendary images of the Planica ski-jumping field, but is very rare on the market today. A large amount of these posters probably got damaged due to their size. We could only trace two examples in institutions worldwide. References: OCLC Ð 780778681.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor]
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        Birthday Party And Other Stories

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1949, 1949. FIRST EDITION THE DEDICATION COPY. 1 vol., inscribed by Milne on the front blank endleaf "My darlings own copy of her own book. A. A. M. April. 1949", bound in the publisher's original green cloth. Head and foot of spine fine with only the faintest of rubbing, inner and outer hinges fine, back corners square and sharp, very mild offsetting to blank endleaves, overall a VERY GOOD copy. The printed dedication page reads "To Daphne Whose party it is With my love."

      [Bookseller: D&D Galleries - ABAA]
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