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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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        Farmer Giles of Ham.

      London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd,, 1949. [black letter:] Aegidii Ahenobarbi Julii Agricole de Hammo Domini de Domito Aule Draconarie Comitis Regni Minimi Regis et Basilea mira facinora et mirabilis exortus [roman:] in the vulgar tongue The Rise and Wonderful Adventures of Farmer Giles, Lord of Tame, Count of Worminghall and King of the Little Kingdom. Octavo. Original pale orange cloth, blue lettered spine, dragon illustration on front cover in blue, top edge blue, patterned endpapers. With the dust jacket. Two-colour frontispiece and monochrome illustrations throughout by Pauline Baynes. Near-contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper verso. Spine rolled, an excellent copy in the jacket with 2 small closed tears to head and foot of front panel, another, larger, to join of spine and rear panel. First edition, first impression, of Tolkien's comic mediaeval fable, set in a mythic Great Britain.

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        60 jours de prison

      First edition, one of 75 copies on B.F.K. de Rives, this one printed especially for Jacques Mazet, magistrate in Paris.With an autograph inscription from Sacha Guitry to Jacques Mazet onfirst volume, upper cover, wich is partly faded.A good copy. L'Elan Paris 1949 15x20cm 2 volumes brochés sous chemise et étui

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        Fibel für blinde Kinder im ersten Lese- und Schreibunterricht.

      Leipzig, Druck und Verlag Deutsche Zentralbücherei für Blinde 1949 - Querformat, ca. 18 x 26 cm. (4) S., 39 Seiten. Halbleinenband der Zeit mit aufmontiertem Deckelschild. Der Autor war Blindenlehrer in Breslau. Deckelaufschrift in "Normalschrift", alle Textseiten in Brailleschrift. Einband berieben und gebräunt, Kanten bestoßen. Seiten etwas fingerfleckig. Sehr seltene Fibel.

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        Settimanale di politica e letteratura (poi: Settimanale politico, economico e letterario). Direttore Mario PANNUNZIO. Roma. Tutto il pubblicato (tranne le mancanze sotto specificate): Anni I-XVIII (19 febbraio 1949 al n. 10 dell'8 marzo 1966, ultimo pubblicato)

      1949. formato giornale, in 17 contenitori costituiti da camicia ed astuccio, entrambi in m. tela, con legacci e tit. oro ai dorsi (le ultime 2 annate in un solo contenitore). Alla completezza del periodico mancano 7 numeri (n. 30 del 1951, n. 1 del 1952, n. 44 del 1954, nn. 1 e 52 del 1961, nn. 6 e 8 del febbr. 1965), mentre 2 numeri sono molto sciupati (n. 52 del 1951 e n. 10 del 1966). Rara collezione di questo notissimo ebdomadario illustrato di 12 pp. (poi aumentate fino a 16, 20 o 24), nato il 19 febbr.1949. ''Giornale liberale, laico, antifascista, indipendente'', tratta di letteratura, politica, economia, arte, spettacolo, costume ed attualità. Con Pannunzio collaborarono i più bei nomi della cultura italiana di quegli anni: Arpino, Angioletti, Arbasino, Bonsanti, Bilenchi, Comisso (nei nn. 32-35 del 1959 il suo romanzo ''La donna del lago''), Flaiano, Jemolo, Landolfi (nel n. 52 del 1956 e nei nn. 1-4 del 1957 il romanzo breve ''Ottavio l'impositore''), Moravia, Monelli, Musatti, Ottieri, Raimondi, Rea, Salvemini, Sinisgalli, Siciliano, Soldati, Silone, Soavi, Tobino, Tecchi, Vigolo ed altri giornalisti che si formarono alla scuola di Pannunzio. Tutti i numeri hanno delle illustrazioni ed in molti vi figurano disegni satirici e caricaturali di Arrigo Bartoli e soprattutto di Mino Maccari, il quale diede al settimanale l'impronta della propria originalissima arte. In ottimo stato.

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        Face to Face

      Johannesburg Silver Leaf Books 1949 First Impression of the Noble laureate's first book. Small 8vo: 164,[4]pp. Publisher's French blue cloth, spine stamped with silver foil; illustrated dust jacket, by Ernest Ullman, priced 12s/6d. Fine and unread, very tight, clean and crisp; Fine jacket, tips of spine panel and flap folds very lightly rubbed. An excellent example, and scarce such. Fine A collection of 16 short stories probing the psychological consequences of a racially divided society, published the year after the first Nationalist Government (the party of apartheid) came to power in South Africa. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        époque néerlandaise. préface jean arp.

      Amsterdam, éditions duwaer, 1949. 32 x 24 cm. 5 folding leaves, 25 leaves with tipped-in illustrations in cover, 6 folding leaves in original dust jacket and crystal paper. Typography Vordemberge-Gildewart. Printed in black, grey and red in 300 numbered copies. First edition. Folded illustration of p. 23 sticking together, otherwise a fine copy.* This copy is nr. 180, with a handwritten, signed dedication in Dutch by the artist under the colophon to Herman van den Eerenbeemt, dated 'Amsterdam 2 October 1950'. Van den Eerenbeemt (1890-1951), besides being an author, was manager of Van Munster publishing house. On this October day Van den Eerenbeemt speeched at the opening of the exhibition of mural paintings by Vordemberge-Gildewart in the prestigious store of De Bijenkorf. Resplendent and luxurious edition, the second and last volume of the 'éditions duwaer', in modern typography without capitals, with many examples (in colors or in black-and-white) of the constructivist art of Friedrich Vordemberge-Gildewart (1899-1962).

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        Il messaggio dalla Camera Oscura. Il segreto dell'Arte fotografica rivelato attraverso la storia del gusto e i capolavori fotografici del mondo. Prima edizione. Torino, Chiantore, 1949

      Chiantore, 1949. in-4 gr., pp.444, leg. cart. edit. e sovracop. figurata con fascetta gialla, numerose riproduzioni fotogr. n.t. e f.t. Epocale trattato di storia ed estetica fotografica, che ripercorre la storia della fotografia partendo dalla scoperta di Nièpce e Daguerre fino agli anni "50. Le 323 fotografie che la illustrano appartengono ai maestri della fotografia ed a Mollino stesso, attraverso le opere di 132 fotografi (da Avedon, Brassaï e Blumenfeld a Moholy-Nagy, lo stesso Mollino, Eugene Smith, Stieglitz e Steichen) e di 9 grandi pittori (da Ingres a Picasso), l'autore traccia una storia della fotografia e dell'evoluzione del gusto nel tempo, evidenziando con specifici capitoli il lavoro di alcuni fotografi (Nadar e Hill, Atget, Alvarez Bravo e Man Ray) e realizzando così un suo personale "Musée imaginaire" della fotografia. Prima edizione di quest'opera del famoso architetto-designer torinese (1905-1973), di rilevanza capitale per il rinnovamento della cultura fotografica italiana, finalmente aperta alla riflessione e alle opere dei più innovativi autori stranieri. Splendido volume, importante e oramai non comune, in perfetto stato (piccoli strappi alla fascetta ed alla sovracop.).

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        A Privacy of Speech; Ten Poems in Sequence, with block print decorations by Mary Fabilli

      Berkeley: Equinox Press, 1949. Original vellum spine, gilt title; decorated paper boards. Finely printed on Tovil handmade paper. Deckled edges. The first book of the Equinox Press and Everson's first effort at printing. One of 100 copies, of which reportedly only 50 were bound and issued. A high spot of modern printing, and of Everson as printer, designer and binder. Exquisite woodblocks by Mary Fabilli. Printed in red and black. Boards yawn slightly else a fine copy. Bartlett & Campo, A10. Fine.

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        Une passion dans le désert

      1949. Edition Maxime Cottet Dumoulin, 1949. Grand in-4 (35 x 27 cm) en feuilles sous couverture rempliée, chemise et étui cartonné simili serpent brun, illustrations de P. Jouve gravées par R. Haasen : 67 eaux-fortes dont 13 en couleurs (1 frontispice et 12 hors-texte dont 3 à double page, 54 bandeaux en noir et or, texte encadré d'un filet rouge. Exemplaire numéroté (52/110) avec une suite en noir. Exemplaire frais. Monod 915. Français broché DeCollection

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        La Création du Monde.

      - Paris, Les exemplaires, 1949. In-4 (34.5*23.5), 107p. Première édition illustrée de ce texte publié en 1930, avec 56 lithographies en couleurs d'après les gouaches de Jean Lurçat. Tirage unique à 99ex sur vélin, tous hors-commerce. Le nôtre porte un T et une signature sous la justification à la place du numéro habituel. Exemplaire enrichi d'une suite partielle de 12 gravures sous une chemise papier dans l'étui. Exemplaire enrichi d'une importante suite en décompositions des gravures, 101 gravures en tout. Exemplaire enrichi d'un papier 95*175mm avec une grande signature Jean Lurçat au crayon rouge. En feuilles, sous couverture, chemise recouverte un papier probablement dû à Lurçat, étui du même. Suite des décompositions à part. Exemplaire UNIQUE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      

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        Cybernetics. Or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine.

      Sixth Edition. New York / Paris, The Technology Press / John Wiley & Sons Inc./ Hermann et Cie, 1949. 24cm x 15.8cm. 194 pages. Original Hardcover with fragments of the dustjacket in protective Mylar. The volume itself in very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Endpaper inscribed and signed by Norbert Wiener to the american historian Irving Albert Leonard: "To neighbor Irving A. Leonard from Neighbor Norbert Wiener - August 20,1949". Includes newspaper clipping from 1949 of interview with the author. Cybernetics describes the application of statistical mechanics methods to communications engineering. Its subject matter ranges from such control mechanisms as servo-mechanisms, mathematical calculators, and automatic pilots, to the nerves and brain of the human body.nnThis book presents a study of human control functions and mechanico-electrical systems designed to replace them. As such it impinges on every branch of science. It is the outgrowth of extensive theoretical study and experimentation by Dr. Wiener and a group of outstanding scientists - including physiologists, psychologists, mathematicians, and electrical engineers. It includes chapters on: Newtonian and Bergsonian Time/ Groups and Statistical Mechanics/ Time Series, Information and Communication/ Feed-Back and Oscillation/ Computing Machines and the Nervous System/ Gestalt and Universals/ Cybernetics and Psychopathology/ Information, Language and Society.nnWiener was Professor of Mathematics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Guest Investigator at the Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia de Mexico. Long considered on of the world's ranking mathematical analysts, he was also an exceptional linguist, philosopher, and literary scholar.

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        Farmer Giles of Ham. [black letter:] Aegidii Ahenobarbi Julii Agricole de Hammo Domini de Domito Aule Draconarie Comitis Regni Minimi Regis et Basilea mira facinora et mirabilis exortus [roman:] in the vulgar tongue The Rise and Wonderful Adventures of Farmer Giles, Lord of Tame, Count of Worminghall and King of the Little Kingdom.

      London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd, 1949 - Octavo. Original pale orange cloth, blue lettered spine, dragon illustration on front cover in blue, top edge blue, patterned endpapers. With the dust jacket. Near-contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper verso. Spine rolled, an excellent copy in the jacket with 2 small closed tears to head and foot of front panel, another, larger, to join of spine and rear panel. Two-colour frontispiece and monochrome illustrations throughout by Pauline Baynes. First edition, first impression, of Tolkien's comic mediaeval fable, set in a mythic Great Britain. Hammond & Anderson A4a. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Sheltering Sky

      John Lehmann, London 1949 - First edition, first printing, of the author's first and best known novel, octavo, library red binding, 304 pages, very good copy in good reinforced unclipped first issue dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nineteen Eighty-Four

      London: Secker & Warburg 1949. 312 pp. recently bound in a lovey full green morocco with gilt lines. All edges gilt, very good copy. . Near Fine. Full Morocco. First Edition. 1949. 8vo..

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        The Little Sister

      

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        Chess Player's Chronicle, The

      London: C Skeet, 1949. 374+vi pages with diagrams and index. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 3/4") bound in period cloth with blind stamped covers with gilt insignia, and gilt decoration and lettering to spine. From the library of Dino Ruggieri. Volume X. (Betts: 7-1) First edition.The Chess Player's Chronicle, founded by Howard Staunton and extant from 1841–56 and 1859–62, was the world's first successful English-language magazine devoted exclusively to chess. Various unrelated but identically or similarly named publications were published until 1902. The earliest chess magazine in any language was the French Le Palamède, published in 1836-39 and 1842-47. In 1837 George Walker introduced an English-language magazine, the Philidorian, that was devoted to "chess and other scientific games". Only six issues of it were published, and it "expired in May, 1838". The Chess Player's Chronicle became the first successful English-language chess magazine. In 1840 or 1841 Staunton bought the fortnightly magazine The British Miscellany and Chess Player's Chronicle. In 1841 it became The Chess Player's Chronicle. In 1843, the Chess Player's Chronicle became a shilling monthly magazine. Staunton "made the inclusion of a large number of games by himself and other leading players of the day a special feature" of the magazine. He also used the magazine as a forum for attacking others. Staunton was the owner and editor of the magazine until the early 1850s, when he sold it to R.B. Brien. O'Brien became editor of the magazine, but was unable to continue its success and discontinued it in 1856 because of financial losses and his own illness. It reappeared in 1859 under the editorship of Ignatz Kolisch, Zytogorski, and Josef Kling, but survived only until July 1862. Thereafter, a number of magazines appeared with the same or similar name (such as Chess Players' Chronicle) appeared. Arthur Skipworth, assisted by William Wayte and Charles Ranken, wrote The Chess Players' Quarterly Chronicle, which was published in York from February 1868 to December 1871. Skipworth, who had left Bilsdale for Tetford Rectory, Horncastle, and John Wisker became the editors of the new The Chess Players' Chronicle in February 1872. Johann Löwenthal began writing for it in 1873. The magazine ran until 1875. In January 1876, it was succeeded by The Chess Player's Chronicle, whose editor-in-chief was J. Jenkin of Helensburgh. Its editorial staff consisted of Jenkin, Skipworth, Ranken, Wayte, and Andrew Hunter of Glasgow. Billed as a "monthly record of provincial chess", it was published at Glasgow, costing sixpence. Its short run under Jenkin's editorship was marked by xenophobia. The February issue stated that the West End Club had "cleared away the disturbing foreign element which whilom infected the Divan" and referring to Wilhelm Steinitz as "the hot-headed little Austrian". Its third and last issue was published in March. The magazine reappeared in January 1877. It was now under Ranken's editorship, assisted by J. Crum, G. B. Fraser, Skipworth, and Wayte. The first issue apologized for "certain offensive statements and insinuations, seriously affecting the honor of some eminent players", and explained that some members of the present editorial staff had only contributed games and other inoffensive material to it in 1875. Ranken continued to edit the magazine until September 1880. In 1881, the title was enlarged to The Chess Player's Chronicle, and Journal of Indoor and Outdoor Sports, and "the magazine's importance in the chess world was no longer the same". None of these magazines compared in quality with what Staunton had achieved, and the success of the British Chess Magazine, by the turn of the century a superb magazine, put an end to the title in 1902.Dino Ruggieri was born in, Pigüé a small city in the Buenos Aires province, October 22, 1921. His parents were both Italians, natives of Porto D'Ascoli. In their early years in Argentina, the Ruggieri’s family lived in the country, located about 45 miles from Pigüé. The family was engaged in agriculture. When Ruggieri was 8, his father purchased a home in Pigüé, where he lived until 2008. In 1938 he was involved in an accident and he was transferred to Buenos Aires for recovery. This was the beginning of his hobby of chess, both as a player over the board and by correspondence, but as well as a major collector of chess materials. After his recovery he became a prominent local chess player and very good representative in postal chess, where he represented Argentina in matches against Italy, Yugoslavia, Holland and other countries. He was using the correspondence with his rivals to offer exchanges. Ruggieri was related to Mr Niemeijer and soon began exchanging materials and making important purchases. He also had frequent contacts with Gregorio Lastra, Normando Ivaldi, Gaspar Soria and Carlos De Veyga, all known collectors of chess. He died in 2009 in 2009 at the age of 88.Condition:Corners bumped, Ruggieri's stamp to front end paper, earlier owner's stamp to title, some pencil notations through out, small circular label to spine heal, spine sunned, some occasional foxing to preliminary and title pages else a very good copy.

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        Braque

      

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        LIBERALIS. Idea. Acción

      s/e 1949/60, Buenos Aires - Disponemos de 27 números sueltos desde mayo-junio de 1949 hasta enero-junio de 1960 32 volumen(es)/volume(s) S.P. páginas

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        A Season in Hell - illustrated by Keith Vaughan

      John Lehmann, 1949 A first edition, first printing published by John Lehmann in 1949. A fine book without inscriptions in a near fine unclipped wrapper (a touch of loss to front flap corner and a couple of stains to the front panel). No loss to the spine and no browning - a really lovely example of this book.

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

      First edition, one of 100 numbered copies on Holland paper, the only major paper.Handwritten signature of André Breton under the justification of the draw.Illustrated cover of a lithograph of Henri Rousseau.Nice copy. Thésée Paris 1949 19x24cm broché

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        The Little Sister

      Houghton Mifflin 1949 - First edition, first impression. 249 pp. Original first issue reddish orange cloth with blue lettering. Fine in Very Good dust jacket with spine panel sunned, chipped at ends and worn along edges, and a bit creased down middle. Teeny hole in front flap below price ($2.50). A very nice copy of the fifth Philip Marlowe novel in its surreal jacket designed by Boris Artzybasheff. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Street Corner

      Los Angeles: Alfred Gescheidt, 1949. Corners a little worn, images bright, a very good copy in spiral-bound photo-illustrated thick card wrappers with acetate covers.. Spiral bound quarto with clear acetate cover and silver gelatin photograph with the printed title on the front cover. SIGNED and dated by Gescheidt on the rear cover. Unique and unpublished maquette consisting of thirty gelatin silver prints shot in postwar Los Angeles, presumably downtown, where Gescheidt was a student, Many of the photographs are reminiscent of early Faurer, Levinstein and Frank. A powerful, well designed and cinematic document of an artist who remains underrated, despite being one of the foremost advertising photographers of his day. Gescheidt was the recipient of two excellent exhibitions at Higher Pictures, New York, in 2009 and 2013. His book "30 Ways To Stop Smoking" is a cult classic. Corners a little worn, images bright, a very good copy in spiral-bound photo-illustrated thick card wrappers with acetate covers.

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        Complete Poems of Robert Frost

      

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        The Brontè Sister Novels

      London: Allan Wingate, 1949. Full leather. Fine. London: Allan Wingate, 1949. Full leather. Six volumes. Octavo. The Brontè Sister Novels, Title include Wuthering Heights, Agnes Grey, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, The Brontès Poems, Villette, Shirley, Jane Eyre. Bound by Bayntun Binders in full red calf, floral gilt decorations to spine with black and green title labels, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper, gilt turn-ins. A fine deluxe set.

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        Physical Principles Involved in Transistor Action.

      Lancaster: American Physical Society, 1949. The first comprehensive report on the transistor; one of the most important inventions of the 20th Century. ? Origins of Cyberspace 450. The invention of the transistor was first announced in three short letters by Bardeen, Brattain, Shockley, and Pearson, in The Physical Review (July 1948). The following year Bardeen and Brattain published the more comprehensive report 'Physical Principles Involved in Transistor Action'. This paper was simultaneously published, the same month, in The Physical Review [as offered here] and Bell System Technical Journal [no priority established]. In 1956 Bardeen and Brattain shared the Nobel Prize in Physics with William Shockley "for their researches on semiconductors and their discovery of the transistor effect". In 1972 Bardeen again received the Nobel Prize in Physics for his part in the development of the theory of superconductivity (BCS-theory), and thus became the only person, until this day, to receive the Nobel Prize more than once in the same field. In: Physical Review, vol. 75, no. 8, pp. 1208-1225. The complete issue offered here in original printed wrappers, spine strip with some light wear, otherwise a fine, unmarked and unrepaired copy.

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        Les mémoires de Joséphine Baker recueillis et adaptés par Marcel Sauvage

      first edition on the current paper.autograph dedication of the author autograph signed and dated by Marcel Sauvage René Rigaudeau enriched rare handwritten signature of Josephine Baker.Cover.Iconography.A small angular restoration foot of the illustrated cover, back slightly cracked. Corrêa Paris 1949 12x19cm broché

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        Memories 1875-1895: Happenings here and there along the Trail, or "The World went very Well then." A Victorian tale gleaned from Memories and Told for the Edification of Fellow Typhophiles By wb

      Pasadena: The Castle Press, 1949. First Edition, one of 300 copies printed for The Typophiles. Illustrated with portrait frontispiece and line drawings. 8vo. Original gray-green Fabriano paper wrappers, stitched, with 4 pp. Supplement laid in, fine. In custom folding chemise and cloth slipcase. First Edition, one of 300 copies printed for The Typophiles. Illustrated with portrait frontispiece and line drawings. 8vo. Signed by Will Bradley, With His ALS and Corrected Proof. Delightful recollections, enhanced by a photographic frontispiece of the youthful Bradley, with luxuriant sideburns, under which he has written the date 1885 and signed his name. WITH BRADLEY'S CORRESPONDENCE TO DAVID SILVE, OF THE TYPOPHILES, comprising: ALS, dated "Friday" to "Dear David": "Just an advance copy. Will send more soon as supplement is ready. Also will send Typophile assignment as soon as you gived directions where and when to ship. Not much to have waited so long to see--but mine best under circumstances that gave me only odd moments of the necessary freedom. Please take the spirit for the deed. It has been a true labor of love in spite of its shortcomings"; Corrected galley of a portion of the book's MS dealing with Richard Harding Davis, on which Bradley has written in pencil: "David--This is the only place where I allowed my thoughts freedom [.] It comes at the end, The other episodes are all told briefly, and they refer to printing and designing conditions at the time. Please do not let this get beyond the "Three Musqueteers". As you will see--it was fun making the typish decorations--or illustrations." On the proof are minor corrections in red, a greater correction (changing "our author" to "Mr. Davis", and "Ave." to "Avenue" which did not prevent the final printing of the word as "Avenus". The most profound, and poignant, change, however, is the one referred to, above: Bradley has eliminated the words "and you are feeling a bit crestfallen..." after the words "But presently we see you on a Fifth Ave. bus". --Typed note by Bradley, presumably to Silve, reading, in part, "I must tell you that as a result of the uplift your enthusiasm about the Davis episode gave me I have been able to get a new note into the rest of the MMS. This has been made possible by the additional paper. I am glad the edition is limited to the Typophiles. It was a story written for them. It will of course be copyrighted. It is grand to have that cover! I shall try to follow your suggestion and put a little punch into the design. And "our author". Thanks for catching this..."; Printed post card to Typophile members concerning the celebration of Bradley's 80th birthday at the regular Wednesday luncheon, July 7; Carbon of a letter from Silve to Bruce Barton dated June 23, 1954, concerning plans for the celebration of Bradley's 86th birthday. On May 20, Bradley had received the AIGA gold medal for his contribution to the graphic arts. A UNIQUE AND FASCINATING LITTLE ARCHIVE, REVEALING THE DEVELOPMENT OF WILL BRADLEY'S AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH, AND HIS RELUCTANCE TO REVEAL HIS EMOTIONS IN IT.

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        Mon ami Maigret

      First edition, one of 100 numbered copies on Lana, the only large paper copies.Tiny foxing in the margins, a very good copy retaining his illustrated dust jacket.Extremely scarce. Presses de la cité Paris 1949 12x19cm broché

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        The BINAC. A product of the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corp.

      N.P. Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corp. 1949. Rare sales brochure for Eckert and Mauchly's BINAC, the first operational stored-program computer in the United States. ?Origins of Cyberspace 1145. J. Presper Eckert, together with his partner John Mauchly, invented and constructed the first general-purpose digital computer (the ENIAC) during World War II. After the war he and Mauchly founded the first commercial computer company in the United States, the Electronic Control Co., soon renamed the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation. While developing the UNIVAC for the U. S. Census Bureau, Eckert and Mauchly contracted with the Northrop Aircraft Company in southern California to develop and construct a BINary Automatic Computer (BINAC). The contract was signed in October 1947, with Northrop providing $80,000 up front; another $20,000 was due upon delivery of the machine. "Had it been finished on time [i.e., by May 15, 1948] it would have been in contention with the British computers at Manchester and Cambridge as the first working electronic stored-program computer. In reality it ran its first program in the late summer of 1949 and, as a consequence, became the first operational computer in America but not in the world" (Williams, pp. 361-2). With both input and output in base 8 (a compact way of representing binary values), the BINAC's design made it very difficult to use; in addition BINAC's complex and delicate machinery suffered in the delivery from Philadelphia to California, so much so that it was never able to function effectively as a production machine. Only one BINAC was ever made. "The BIN in BINAC stood for "binary" and this was significant in at least two respects. First, the design called for a serial machine which would be capable of performing high-speed arithmetic on binary numbers with no provision to store characters or decimal digits. Secondly, BINAC was really two machines in one; every part of the machine was constructed as a pair of systems to check each operation. Any instruction would be executed once by each unit, the result compared between the units and, if identical, the next instruction in sequence would be initiated. If any discrepancy was found between the two halves of the machine, it halted. "Besides the innovative approach of using two parallel machines to check each other and the one large tank design of the mercury delay-lines [which provided the machine's memory], the BINAC was the first to employ magnetic tape as a secondary memory and auxiliary input device" (ibid. p. 362). Published the year BINAC was delivered, the flyer contains the computer's statistics, a brief outline of its elements and general characteristics, coding instructions, and a conversion table comparing decimal, coded decimal, binary, and octal numbers. A full-page illustration shows the various components of the system. The document was likely produced for distribution when the machine was being demonstrated to interested parties. It may be the only document extant that gives the complete instruction set (sixteen instructions) for BINAC. Few copies of this brochure would have been distributed, as only one machine was sold, and Eckert-Mauchly rapidly turned their attention to building UNIVAC. Williams, A History of Computing Technology, 1985. Reproduced typescript, stapled, 8 sheets, including full page illustration. Very fine condition, scarce.

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        Physical Principles Involved in Transistor Action.

      First edition New York: American Telephoen and Telegraph Company, 1949. Invention of the transistor. The first comprehensive report on the transistor; one of the most important inventions of the 20th Century. The invention of the transistor was first announced in three short letters by Bardeen, Brattain, Shockley, and Pearson, in The Physical Review (July 1948). The following year Bardeen and Brattain published the more comprehensive report 'Physical Principles Involved in Transistor Action'. This paper was simultaneously published, the same month, in The Physical Review and Bell System Technical Journal. Offered here is the Bell printing [no priority established]. In 1956 Bardeen and Brattain shared the Nobel Prize in Physics with William Shockley "for their researches on semiconductors and their discovery of the transistor effect". Hook & Norman: Origins of Cyberspace, no. 450. In 1972 Bardeen again received the Nobel Prize in Physics for his part in the development of the theory of superconductivity (BCS-theory), and thus became the only person, until this day, to receive the Nobel Prize more than once in the same field. Contained in The Bell System Technical Journal, Volume XXVIII, No. 2, p.239-277. The complete issue offered here in original printed wrappers, spine strip with some light creasing, otherwise fine. Owner's signature of Swedish engineer and inventor Regnar Holfrid Svensson to the front wrapper.

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

      Thésée. 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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        Holograph letter to the Bishop of Liverpool dated 9.6.27 in The Second World War, Volume 1

      Cassell, London 1949 - A one-page letter entirely in Churchill’s hand on paper embossed with the crest of the Chancellor of the Exchequer & with the address ‘Treasury Chambers, Whitehall SW’ also embossed. The letter has the salutation ‘My dear Lord Bishop’ & in the letter WSC declines, through pressure of work, the Bishop’s invitation to write a book in a series that the Bishop is planning. The letter is loosely inserted in vol.1 of Churchill’s ‘Second World War: The gathering storm’, Cassell, new edition, 1949. A note in the book states that the letter was written by WSC to A.A. David when he was Bishop of Liverpool. The letter is on an A4-size paper folded in half, & written on half of the paper (A5 size), & was fixed by on the blank half of the paper to the blank page prior to the half-title page of the book causing small brown stains. Dust jacket not price clipped. Used - Good. Letter inserted into hardback in dustjacket

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        Patzcuaro en el año del mil novecientos treinta y seis

      Mexico City: Enrique Cervantes, 1949. two printed introductory leaves, including title, followed by 50 leaves, each with a mounted original photographic print (approximately 6 1/2" x 4 1/2") and printed caption, contents loose as issued in original quarto (11 1/2" x 9") checkered cloth chemise with pictorial paper label to upper board and spine and three cloth ties. First edition.An excellent visual survey, with artfully printed original photos, of the colonial architecture of Patzcuaro, a lovely mountain town, is colonial Mexico at its most enchanting. It is the most important town of the lake region of Michoacán in central Mexico. The town was founded sometime in the 1320s, at first becoming the capital of the Tarascan state and later its ceremonial center. After the Spanish took over, Vasco de Quiroga worked to make Pátzcuaro the capital of the New Spain province of Michoacán, but after his death, the capital would be moved to nearby Valladolid (today Morelia). Pátzcuaro has retained its colonial and indigenous character since then, and has been named both a "Pueblo Mágico", and one of the 100 Historic World Treasure Cities by the United Nations. Pátzcuaro and the lake region it belongs to is well known as a site for Day of the Dead celebrations. The center of the city is remarkably well preserved and many of these photographs document the area and its fine buildings. Images include the Pila del Torito, the Plazuela y templo de San Agustin, the Plaza principal, the Casa del Portal Chaparro the Fuente de los Pescaditos in the Plaza principal, the numerous street views, numerous views of the Templo de la Compañía.Enrique Cervantes was a well established photographer, historian, bibliophile and researcher in the tradition of Rafael Garcia Granados, Manuel Romero de Terreros and Gerardo Murillo (Dr. Atl). His work focused on the recovery, preservation and dissemination of Mexican architectural past.Condition:Spine label chipped, front paper label with traces writing, corners bumped and rubbed, some light edge wear to photographic leaves else a very good copy of a scare item.

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        My Blue Heaven (Original screenplay for the 1950 film)

      Twentieth Century-Fox, Los Angeles 1949 - Revised Final script for the 1950 film. Bound presentation belonging to producer Sol C. Siegel with his name in gilt on the front board. With 53 studio still photographs tipped in throughout, four pages of retakes and added scenes tipped in at the rear, as well as a number of holograph notations, primarily denoting the titles of various musical numbers. Based on the short story "Stork Don't Bring Babies" by S.K. Lauren, Grable and Dailey play a showbiz couple who discover, in successive order, that they cannot have children, that they can adopt children, and that they aren't really fit to raise children. But things get better, with the help of several musical numbers scored by Harold Arlen. Bound in green faux leather boards with gilt titles and rule, and marbled endpapers. Title page present, dated Dec. 1, 1949, noted as Revised Final, with credits for screenwriters Trotti and Binyon. 191 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 130. Mimeographed, with blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between 12/21/19 and 1/5/50. Pages Very Good plus, photographs Near Fine, with some bruising or chipping to the verso of the preceding page on either the top or bottom edge. Boards Near Fine, with a bump to the upper rear corner. Hirschhorn, The Hollywood Musical. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The American Wild Turkey

      Georgetown, South Carolina: Samworth / Small-Arms Technical Publishing Company, 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. Original straw cloth blocked in green and gilt. Spine a little faded. Very good copy lacking the dust jacket. 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

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        Voiliers d'Indochine. Planches et hors texte de l'auteur. Nouvelle edition.

      Saigon: 1949. Folio, with 70 plates, a nice copy with original wrappers. Exemplary monograph on traditional sailing craft of the Mekong, here reprinted from the rare first edition of 1943. The author was controller of Fisheries in French Indochina, and used his professional experience to illustrate a staggering array of junks and sampans, in addition to smaller sailing craft of the region. The seventy plates include silhouettes, plans, and finer details of sail and rigging.

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        Que faut-il dire aux hommes? Lettre inédite au général X...

      First edition of 8 numbered copies on vélin paperHalf navy blue morocco Bradel binding over marbled paper boards by D.HMercher, blue paper pastedowns and endpapers, covers preservedThis copy is enriched with an autograph letter dated and signed by a Guichard, addressed to an unidentified bibliophile, explaining to him that he had acted as go-between between Consuelo Saint-Exupéry and the latter in order to get hold of a copy of this rare first edition of Saint-Exupéry's work for himA good and rare copy. Imprimerie générale du Sud-Ouest Bergerac 1949 14x19cm relié

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        Le Paradoxe d'Aytré, manuscrit original et tapuscrit

      S.n.. 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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        Critique des critiques

      Nagel. First edition, one of 100 numbered copies on vergé américain, the only large paper copies.With an autograph inscription from Marcel Pagnol to madame Goguay Degrenan.A very good copy. Nagel Paris 1949 12x19cm broché

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        The Arab of the Desert. A Glimpse into Badawin Life in Kuwait and Sau'di Arabia.

      London: George Allen and Unwin 1949. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by the author. Octavo, pp.648, with errata slip on p.19. Original pale orange cloth with gilt titles to spine against a red shield, top edge tinted orange. With portrait frontispiece, 9 coloured plates, 46 black and white plates on 43 pages, 78 diagrams and illustrations in text, 9 folding maps on 7 sheets, and 6 folding pedigrees housed in a wide band over rear pastedown. Some fraying to joints at head and tail. With presentation inscription to first blank; Commander B.H. Dunn, RN / HMS Mauritius / (underlined) / With every good wish from / H.R.P. Dickson / (underline) / Kuwait 25 June 1951. The recipient's dated initials appear on the pastedown and several associated newsclippings are loosely inserted. Lt-Col H.R.P. Dickson was a respected British colonial administrator and political agent in the Middle East. After retiring from service he represented the Kuwait Oil Company. An accepted member of the Anizzah tribe, he had a detailed knowledge of Bedouin tradition which he described in both this book and Kuwait and her Neighbours (1956). The present copy has a significant association; HMS Mauritius was a Royal Navy Cruiser involved in battle service at Anzio and Normandy, and numerous other wartime defence deployments. In 1950 she served as as Flagship in the East Indies and took part in operations in the Persian Gulf during the Abadan Crisis, where the British fleet blockaded the port in order to protect the Anglo-Iranian oil industry. This book was inscribed to Cmdr Dunn, almost certainly aboard the warship, at the height of the international unrest. In July 1952 the Royal Navy intercepted an Italian tanker leaving Abadan, escorted her to British Aden and reclaimed the ship's Petroleum cargo. This action set a precedent and effectively quashed other such export attempts.

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        A une courtisane

      aux dépens de quelques amateurs. Edition illustrée de 18 burins originaux in-texte de Tavy Notton, un des 130 exemplaires numérotés sur Auvergne, le nôtre un des quelques hors commerce.Quelques piqûres sur les gardes.Il s'agit d'une supercherie littéraire de Pascal Pia. aux dépens de quelques amateurs Paris 1949 17,5x25,5cm en feuilles sous chemise et étui

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        Face to Face

      Silver Leaf Books, Johannesburg 1949 - First Impression of the Noble laureate's first book. Small 8vo: 164,[4]pp. Publisher's French blue cloth, spine stamped with silver foil; illustrated dust jacket, by Ernest Ullman, priced 12s/6d. Fine and unread, very tight, clean and crisp; Fine jacket, tips of spine panel and flap folds very lightly rubbed. An excellent example, and scarce such. A collection of 16 short stories probing the psychological consequences of a racially divided society, published the year after the first Nationalist Government (the party of apartheid) came to power in South Africa. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      Thésée 1949 - - Thésée, Paris 1949, 19x24cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers. Signature manuscrite d'André Breton en dessous de la justification du tirage. Couverture illustrée d'une lithographie du Douanier Rousseau. Agréable exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 100 numbered copies on Holland paper, the only major paper. Handwritten signature of André Breton under the justification of the draw. Illustrated cover of a lithograph of Henri Rousseau. Nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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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. Spine gently rolled, a little faint foxing to contents; an excellent copy in the bright jacket with a few minor creases and couple of tiny chips to extremities. 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.

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        SEQUENZE - QUADERNI DI CINEMA - 1949-1951 - TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO fascicoli dal n. 1 al n.13/14.- rilegati in unico volume tutta tela verde con copertine conservate., Parma, Fresching - Maccari Cesare, 1950

      1949. 17 x 24. brossura, bs..Collezione in eccellenti condizioni, come viene evidenziato nella bella foto inserita nel sito www.ferraguti.it Straordinaria collezione fine anni '40, che analizza a fondo i vari settori della cultura cinematografica italiana e straniera. Il direttore era Luigi Malerba con il valido contributo del segretario Giuseppe Calzolari. Ogni fascicolo è arricchito da foto e disegni (anche di Maccari che ha illustrato anche alcune copertine). Tra i collaboratori, oltre ai curatori dei vari volumi monografici, firme assai autorevoli quali Sadoul, SALVATORE QUASIMODO, Lamberto Sechi, C. Alvaro, Antonioni, Pasinetti, Luchino Visconti, Marcel Carnè, Laurence Olivier, Luigi Chiarini, Von Stroheim, Corrado Terzi; poi vari registi del cinema europeo, ed ancora Massimo Mila, Roberto Paolella, Diego Fabbri, Antonio Covi, A. Arnoux, Cesare Zavattini, Bruno Barilli, Ungaretti, Pancrazi, Soldati ecc. ecc. Collezione completa dal fasc. 1 del settembre 1949 al fasc. 13/14 del gennaio-giugno 1951, come da dettaglio. Ogni volume è monografico. Fasc. 1 sett. '49 - Il colore del film (Guido Aristarco) pp.48 " 2 ott. '49 - I registi parlano del film (Malerba Luigi) pp. 48 " 3 nov. '49 - Il cinema sovietico - 1a parte (Glauco Viazzi) pp. 50 " 4 dic. '49 - Il cinema italiano del dopoguerra (Aristarco) pp. 50 " 5-6 g-feb '50 - Il film comico (Mario Verdone) pp. 80 " 7 marzo '50 - Cinema e cattolicesimo pp. 50 " 8 apr. '50 - Nascita del cinema (Antonio Marchi) pp. 50 " 9 magg '50 - Letterato al cinema (Attilio Bertolucci) " 10 -11 giu-lug '50 - Il divismo (Fausto Montesanti) pp. 80 ". 12 ago '50 - Il cinema sovietico - 2a parte (Glauco Viazzi) pp. 50 " " 13-14 genn-giugno 1951 - Il cinema educativo (Mario Verdone) pp. 60 Ultimo uscito COLLEZIONE DI TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO

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        Nineteen Eighty-Four [1984] - in the rare maroon wrapper

      Secker and Warburg, 1949 A first edition, first printing published by Secker and Warburg in 1949. A fine book with top stain still intact and a lovely green colour to the boards. In a very good/near fine unclipped wrapper. With some light rubbing to the edges. The spine still has an element of red in it. There is a very small chip to the foot of the spine and one closed tear to the front panel. Rare to find with only minimal fade to the spine. A lovely copy of the first printing. Rare maroon wrapper.[removed][removed]

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