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        Les tatouages du "milieu" (First Edition)

      Paris: La Roulotte, 1950. First French Edition, preceding all others. Scarce early book on tattoos, with 80 illustrations of tattoos and 82 black and white photographs on glossy paper of tattooed men and women, 10 of which are by Robert Doisneau. Text in French. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Starting to the front hinges. Bruising to the photograph pages, affecting some of the captions but none of the photographs, which remain clean and bright. Jacket had light wear to the extremities and a faint dampstain to the verso of the spine.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Portraitpostkarte mit eh. Widmung und U.

      O. O., [wohl 1950er Jahre]. - 8vo. "Mit guten Gedanken | Albert Schweitzer".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        I, Robot

      Gnome Press, 1950 A near fine first edition in a very good dust jacket. First edition stated on the copyright page. Original price of $2.50 still on front flap of dust jacket. Previous owner's signature, address and book plate on front pastedown, and small red stain from bleeding of dust jacket dye inside jacket. Jacket also has a few small chips and tears and wear at the top of the spine, some bleeding from book on inside dj-very minor. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books ]
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        De rerum natura. Traduction française de A. Ernout. Ornée de burins originaux gravés par C. P. Josso.

      Aux dépens de l'artiste 1950 - Fort in-8 relié, Aux dépens de l'artiste, 1950, 296 pp. + suite. Sous reliure dos à nerfs un peu frottée, couvertures et dos conservés, très bon état général. Imposante édition conçue et illustrée par Josso sur la traduction d'Ernout. Tirage limité à 200 exemplaires sur vélin ivoire de Lana. Le nôtre, n°49, fait partie de la série de 30 contresignés par Josso et comprenant une suite. Bel exemplaire. Peu courant. Poids 5 kg. Frais d'envoi 18,50 euros sur la France, 35 UE et Suisse, entre 45 et 100 euros pour le reste du monde, à spécifier selon zone. FRAIS D'ENVOIS IMPORTANTS, EXTRA COST FOR SHIPPING. Possibilité de remise en mains propres sur Paris, n'hésitez pas à me contacter avant de passer commande. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Les Livres du Pont-Neuf]
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        If I Ran the Zoo

      Random House, 1950 A SIGNED near fine first edition in a very good first issue dust jacket, inscribed by Dr. Seuss with his squiggle on the back of the front free endpaper. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        MY CAMERA IN THE NATIONAL PARKS

      Yosemite National Park /Boston: Virginia Adams, and Houghton Mifflin Co., 1950. First edition. Adams, Ansel. Folio, 97 pp., 30 full-page b&w plates with captions opposite. Spiral bound printed white boards. A fine, near new copy. The photo-illustrated dust jacket is lacking a 1/2 inch chip at the top of the spine and a small closed tear at the middle of the spine, otherwise fresh and near fine. SIGNED by Adams on the front free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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        ESTAMPES. Illustrated by Chagall Matisse Picasso and other artists.

      

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA-ILAB)]
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        Rudolph, Wilhelm. - "Weiblicher Rückenakt mit Mantel".

      - Zeichnung / Federzeichnung, in schwarzer Tusche, auf orange getöntem Papier, 1950-1960. Von Wilhelm Rudolph. 42,5 x 30,5 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Rechts in grauer Feder signiert. Verso Nachlass-Stempel mit Nr. 2937. - Verso weitere schöne Aktzeichnung in Graphit, ebenfalls auf orange getöntem Grund. - Schöne, fast bildhauerische Auffassung des Akts. - Kaum Mängel ersichtlich. Im rechten Rand winziges Risschen. Sonst sehr gut erhalten. Wilhelm Rudolph (1889 Chemnitz - 1982 Dresden). Dresdner Maler und Grafiker. 1906-08 Lithografenlehre. 1908-14 Studium an der Akademie der Künste in Dresden bei Robert Sterl, Meisterschüler von Carl Bantzer. 1914-18 Soldat im Ersten Weltkrieg. Ab 1920 freischaffend in Dresden tätig. Mitglied der "Künstlervereinigung Dresden". 1932 Aufnahme der Lehrtätigkeit an der Dresdner Akademie der Künste, 1935 Professur. 1938 Entlassung und Ausstellungsverbot. 1945 Verlust des fast gesamten künstlerischen Werks durch die Bombenangriffe auf Dresden. 1946-49 erneute Lehrtätigkeit an der HfBK Dresden. 1961 Nationalpreis der DDR, Martin-Andersen-Nexö-Preis der Stadt Dresden, Kunstpreis des FDGB. 1979 Ehrenbürger der Stadt Dresden. 1980 Nationalpreis der DDR. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Royal Cemeteries of Kush. Vol. I: El-Kuru. Vol. II: Nuri. Vol. III: Decorated Chapels of the Meroitic Pyramids at Meroë and Barkal. Vol. IV: The Royal Tombs at Meroe and Barkal. Vol. V: The West and South Cemeteries at Meroë .

      MFA 1950 - Extremely rare complete set. Vol. I: MFA, Boston, 1950. First edition. Folio, 22+ 150 pages, 73 plates. Brown cloth. Vol. II: MFA, Boston, 1955. First edition. Folio, 27+ 300 pages, 141 plates. Brown cloth. Vol. III: MFA, Boston, 1952. First edition. Large folio. Beige cloth. Vol. IV: MFA, Boston, 1957. First edition. Folio, 23+ 218 pages, 75 plates. Brown cloth. Vol. V: MFA, Boston, 1957. First edition. Folio, 8+ 456 pages, 3 plates. Brown cloth. Very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meretseger Books]
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        The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe.

      London: Geoffrey Bles, 1950. - FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp173. Elegantly rebound in full dark green oasis morocco leather with spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, covers ruled in gilt, marbled end papers, top edge gilt, with publisher's original cloth spine bound in at rear. Internally very clean. Binding is fine. A striking copy of the book that began the ever popular craze of climbing in and out of strange people's wardrobes in the vain hope that one might encounter a short man with very hairy legs. A must for turkish delight fetishists everywhere. Connolly; Children's Modern Firsts [p182]. Listed in Time Magazine's 100 Best Modern Novels, also The Times' NovelList Top 60 Poll [2013] [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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        Breves biografías íntimas de NOVELISTAS famosos

      Editorial Molino 1950 - 21x14cm, 235pp. Boccaccio // Rabelais // Cervantes// Defoe // Scott // Balzac // Dumas // Flaubert // Blasco Ibañez // Dickens // Dostoievsky // Tolstoi // Maupassant // Zola // Verne //Twain // Galdós // Baroja. Sobrecubierta deteriorada [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Leona LibreRía]
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        Deuxième congrès pour la Paix.

      Londres 1950 - Affiche imprimée par Mourlot, Lithographie originale. 120 X 80 cm. (Bloch 679, CZ 7). Original lithographic poster printed by Mourlot.

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        Lot of ca. 240 Works From the Peter Pauper Press, Including Literature, Poetry, Philosophy, Mythology, Cooking, Humor, Gift Books, and More

      Mt. Vernon, NY: Peter Pauper Press, 1950. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Lot of ca. 240 highly collectable volumes produced by the Peter Pauper fine press of Mount Vernon, New York. Mainly 1930s-1950s. Hardcover, includes 165 12mos, 74 8vos. and 1 4to. 12mos in pictorial cloth and dust jackets, 8vos patterned cloth, in slip cases with paper title labels. Includes edition of 'The Complete Angler', 8vo. in full dark green leather, 'Maxims of La Rochefoucauld, 8vo. in three-quarters red leather with patterned paper boards, and 'Essays' by Ralph Waldo Emerson, 8vo. in three-quarters red leather and patterned paper boards. with five raised bands and top edge gilt, house in slip case. Varying paginations, most illustrated. Very good, in very good dust jackets and slipcases. Minor edgewear of sunning to jackets, all of which are housed in mylar. Some wear to slipcases. 12 of the 8vos lack slipcases. 'The Cherry Tree Carol' is despined, and the 'Imitation of Christ' is damp stained on the rear board, both of which are included 'as- is'. Lot is overall in lovely condition, clean and unmarked. Lot includes the Bhagavad Gita, Walden, Epigrams by Oscar Wilde, Wit by Voltaire, Baudilaire's Flowers of Evil, Shakespeare's Sonnets, Freud's Contributions to Modern Thought, the Rubiyat of Omar Khayyam, What Men Live By by Tolstoy, Love Poems of Emily Dickinson, Franklin's Autobiography, Madame Bovary by Flaubert, Moth Goose Book, Poor Richard's Almanac (in psychedelic boards), Emerson's Essays, Sonnets From the Portuguese by Neruda, Witches Potions and Spells, and other titles in the subjects of literature, poetry, history, cooking, humor, mythology, &c. Digital images available upon request. Large lot will require extra postage. 240vol.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Lohse, Carl. - Blick ins Tal.

      - Aquarell, auf Pergamentpapier, um 1950. Von Carl Lohse. 30,7 x 25,3 cm (Darstellung / Blatt) / 44 x 35 cm (Trägerkarton). Links unten signiert: "Lohse". - Am Blattrand rechts unten kleine Fehlstelle. Ecke rechts oben mit Einriß. Papier insgesamt leicht wellig. Blattrand leicht braunfleckig. Auf Trägerkarton montiert. Insgesamt noch gut erhalten. Carl Lohse (1895 Hamburg -1965 Bischofswerda). Deutscher Maler und Zeichner, bedeutender Vertreter des Dresdner Expressionismus. 1909/10 Besuch der Staatlichen Kunstgewerbeschule in Hamburg. 1910-12 Künstlerische Ausbildung an der Malschule von Arthur Siebelist in Hamburg-Uhlenhorst durch Förderung von Alfred Lichtwark. 1912/13 Studium an der Weimarer Akademie. Freundschaft mit Otto Pankok. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Lohse, Carl. - "Kornpuppen".

      - Zeichnung / Kohlezeichnung, partiell gewischt, auf kräftigem Papier, um 1950. Von Carl Lohse. 59,0 x 79,0 cm (Darstellung / Blatt) / 70 x 99,5 cm (Passepartout). Verso Nachlass-Stempel. - Mit Zertifikat. - Im Passepartout montiert. Marginale Blattmängel. Guter Erhaltungszustand. Carl Lohse (1895 Hamburg -1965 Bischofswerda). Deutscher Maler und Zeichner, bedeutender Vertreter des Dresdner Expressionismus. 1909/10 Besuch der Staatlichen Kunstgewerbeschule in Hamburg. 1910-12 Künstlerische Ausbildung an der Malschule von Arthur Siebelist in Hamburg-Uhlenhorst durch Förderung von Alfred Lichtwark. 1912/13 Studium an der Weimarer Akademie. Freundschaft mit Otto Pankok.

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Holzwege. *SIGNIERT*

      Frankfurt a.M. : Klostermann, 1950. 345 S. ; 8 Leinen mit Schutzumschlag SIGNIERT.- Schutzumschlag bestossen, angegilbt und mit Randanrissen, Buch: Kanten gering bestossen, Besitzeintrag, Bleistiftanstreichungen, papierbedingte Seitenbräunung, auf Vorsatzblatt einmontierterte Brieffragment mit der Unterschrift Heideggers und eigenhändigem Gruss: \"Mit freundlichen Grüßen / Ihr / M. Heidegger\". // interner vermerk STE-7344 Versand D: 2,20 EUR a Philosophie

      [Bookseller: Wimbauer Buchversand]
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        Photo Album]: Palestinian Refugees in Jordan

      1950 - Oblong octavo. String tied green cloth. Blank black leaves with tissue guards for each page. Small label on rear pastedown of "Persekian, Book-Binder / Box-Maker, New Gate, Jerusalem." Near fine with slight wear on the boards; the images fine. 19 glossy gelatin silver photos, each approximately 4" x 6", mounted one per leaf. The majority captioned in English with white album pen. The images depict Palestinian refugees being given aid at Kasr el Halibat [Qasr Al-Hallabat], Jordan by the Near East Combined Committee for Refugee Work (also known by its acronym NECCRW). The images show Bedouin children and adults happily collecting their goats or textiles, Sheiks of the Othman Bedouin meeting with NECCCRW representatives and the desert patrol, and Bedouin camps. While the images are relatively few, they are well-done and show a little documented element of the upheaval in the region. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        1950s Yo-Yo Champion Archive

      1950-1971. An archive of 1950s Yo-Yo Champion Lawrence Sayco with more than 300 photographs of him performing and traveling around the United States, Europe, Australia, Philippines, and Hong Kong to promote Duncan Yo-Yos. Along with programs, flyers, original art, and assorted ephemera related to his promotional tour. The photographs range from 2.75" x 2.25" to 8" x 10". Overall near fine with only light wear to the photographs and scattered toning and tears to the ephemera. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Complete Poems.

      

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        THE GHOUL AND THE SERAPH

      Gargoyle Press 1950 - 16mo. 6pp. Limited to 80 copies. This is copy #40, Signed and hand-numbered by Clark Ashton Smith. Corrections throughout also by Smith. Green paper wrappers, printed in black. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lost Horizon Bookstore]
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        Tierra Guarani. 12 Xilografias. (Motivos Paraguayos).

      Buenos Aires, Selbstvlg., o. J. (ca. ) 1950 - 4°, Titelbl., 1 Textbl., 10 Bl. m. montierten Orig.-Holzschnitten (Plattengrösse ca. 20 x 15 cm), 2 montierte Holzschnitte a. Vorderdeckel., Lose Bl. in Brosch., Gebrauchsspurig, Mappe unsauber, Rücken am Fuss gebrochen, Taf. etw. gebräunt. 1 von 30 Ex. Alle Holzschnitte auf den Tafeln vom Künstler signiert u. handschriftl. betitelt. Auf Vorderdeckel in Tinte signiert. (Wohl komplett - wie im Titel vermerkt gesamthaft 12 Holzschnitte.) W. Bandurek (1906 - ca. 1970), Pole, vor den Nazis nach Paraguay geflüchtet. 900 gr. Schlagworte: Illustr. Bücher - Originalgrafik [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Gedenkausgabe der Werke, Briefe und Gespräche von Johann Wolfgang Goethe in 24 Bänden herausgegeben von Ernst Beutler. Hier in 24 Bänden komplett plus 3 Ergänzungsbände also 27 Bücher !

      Zürich und Stuttgart, Artemis Verlag, 1950. Dünndruckausgabe !8°, zusammen ca. 21000 Seiten, Komplettes Exemplar der Jubiläums-Ausgabe im Artemis Verlag in grünen Leineneinbänden mit aufgedruckten roten und blauen Rückenschildchen und Bandnumerierung mit den 3 seltenen Ergänzugsbänden: 1. Briefe aus dem Elternhaus. / 2. Tagebücher. / 3. Registerband. - Die Einbände teils leicht berieben sonst guter Zustand - 1950-1972. Band 1: Gedichte - Band 2: Gedichte - Band 3: Epen, Divan, Theatergedichte - Band 4: Der junge Goethe - Band 5: Faust-Dichtungen - Band 6: Weimarer Dramen - Band 7: Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre - Band 8: Wanderjahre Urmeister - Band 9: Wahlverwandschaften, Novellen, Maximen - Band 10: Dichtung und Wahrheit - Band 11: Italienische Reise, Annalen - Band 12: Biographische Einzelschriften - Band 13: Schriften zur Kunst - Band 14: Schriften zur Literatur - Band 15: Übertragungen - Band 16: Naturwissenschaftliche Schriften - Band 17: Naturwissenschaftliche Schriften II - Band 18: Briefe 1764-1786 - Band 19: Briefe 1786-1814- Band 20: Briefe Goethe-Schiller - Band 21: Briefe 1814-1832 - Band 22: Gespräche 1752-1817 - Band 23: Gespräche 1817-1832 - Band 24: Gespräche mit Eckermann. c71436 Versand D: 6,00 EUR Deutsche Literatur

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht]
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        Passo Sella.

      1950 - Si vende in cornice, firmato al retro. Formato: Olio su tavola di cm 65x50 e con cornice cm 75x60. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        Portrait of Gore Vidal

      [New York] 1950 - Vintage silver print docketed on verso by Van Vechten, "Gore Vidal at Edgevales(?) / XIX hh 25 / Nov 1, 1950"; and with the studio stamp "Photograph by Carl Van Vechten/146 Central Park West/Cannot be reproduced without permission" and stamped in blind. 1 vols. 7 x 5 inches. Early photograph ic portrait of the 25 yewar old Vidal. Vintage silver print docketed on verso by Van Vechten, "Gore Vidal at Edgevales(?) / XIX hh 25 / Nov 1, 1950"; and with the studio stamp "Photograph by Carl Van Vechten/146 Central Park West/Cannot be reproduced without permission" and stamped in blind. 1 vols. 7 x 5 inches

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Inward Companion.

      

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Greenland.

      c.'s 1950 - Gelatin silver print. 16.8cm x 12.5cm. Description in pencil on reverse. 'Valuable Original' and 'Dorien Leigh' stamp's on reverse. Eskimo girls of Urranak at work on cutting up a walrus that has been caught (desription on reverse).

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        The Lutyens Memorial - 4 vols: The Life of Sir Edwin Lutyens (1 Vol); The Architecture of Sir Edwin Lutyens - Vol I, Country Houses; Vol II, Gardens, etc.; Vol III, Town and Public Buildings, etc.

      London: Country Life Limited. Very Good in Poor dust jacket. 1950. First. Hardback. Please note that this is a very heavy item and will require extra postage.; Vol I: The Life... Dk green, thick buckram boards (no d/jkt), with bevelled edges; a trifle marked; titling on spine worn, but legible. B/w photos. (Book size: 4to (8" x 10"); laid in is a transcript of a review of these books broadcast on the BBC Third Programme 19.5.1951. Vols I-III, The Architecture... Plain off-white d/jkts, very worn; dk green, thick dk green buckram boards generally bright, with bevelled edges. Lower corners of Vol I slightly bumped. Binding on these vols tight. B/w photos. The ultimate guide to one of modern England's greatest architects. NB although there is no written documentation, it can be verified that this set came from the library of the late Sir Nikolaus Pevsner.; 4to (12 1/2" x 16 1/2"); 602, 61+CX, 52+CXXI, 59+CVII + photos pages .

      [Bookseller: Walden Books]
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        The Martian Chronicles, the first edition in dust jacket, signed by the author

      

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Großes Konvolut Berliner Presseball: Almanach Presse-und Funkball der Nachkriegszeit lückenlos 1950-1998 sowie verwandte Publikationen. 61 Bände mit zahlreichen Beigaben.

      Presseverband Berlin 1950-1998, Berlin - Verschiedene Formate. Mit zahlreichen, häufig farbigen Abb., Beilagen verschiendensten Materials, kl. beweglichen Montagen u. Ä., meist den Programmheften und gelegentlich Einladungs bzw. Ehrenkarten. Meist illustr. OBrosch oder OPp. m. verschiedenen Bindungen. 1) Musen-Almanach 1912, Verein Berliner Presse. 2) Presse-Ball Almanach 1926 m. Beilage Tombola. 3) So sehen wir aus, hrsg. v. Festausschuß, 1930 (lädiert). 4-52) Almanach Presse- und Funkball 1950-1998. 49 Bände. 53-54) Opernball 1958-1959. 55) Berlin. Herr Ahnungslos geht durch die Stadt, 1955. 56) Berliner Bälle ehedem und heute, 1968. 57) 25 Jahre Rias 1971. 58-61) Almanach Presse-Ball Bonn 1959, 1963, 1969 sowie 10 Jahre Almanach 1951-1961. Beigaben: Speisen-/Getränke-Fächer 1958-61, 63-64, 69, 71-74, 78. 12 Stück; Berliner Morgenpost. Ball-Zetitung 1989, 91, 98; Europäischer Presse- und Funk Ball 1996, illustrierte Gäste-Liste. - Vom ersten Almanach der Nachkriegszeit (1949 zum ersten Ball erschien offenbar nichts) bis 1998 lückenlos und vollständig. - Panorama der Moden und Gestaltungsvorlieben der Berliner Nachkriegszeit der 50er, 60er, 70er, 80er und 90er Jahre. - Schnitt meist fleckig, teils lädiert, meist kl. Exlibris im hinteren Innendeckel. 35000 gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Düwal]
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        Lee's Lieutenants: A Study in Command.

      

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Let the Rail Splitter Awake and other poems.

      New York: Masses & Mainstream Inc., 1950 - Octavo. Original tan wrappers printed in black and white. Some light rubbing and tanning to the wrappers but a very nice copy. First edition, first printing. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the title page, "To the Partisans of Peace in Canada Pablo Neruda Vienna Diciembre 1952". The book was inscribed by Neruda at the World Congress of People for Peace which was held in Vienna in 1952. Neruda was one of a number of leading writers attending. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Martian Chronicles

      Doubleday & Co., 1950 INSCRIBED first edition (1950 stated on title and copyright page), inscribed on the front free end paper. "For Steve With The Good Wishes Of A Martian Named Ray Bradbury Nov. 1966." Book in very good condition, some soiling on covers, front and rear end papers, first few pages at top and side, and along one part of fore edges of pages; dark green pen line on back cover next to spine; spine and edges of covers lightly faded. Dj in very good condition, some minor chipping; some sun-fading on spine to rear. Book comes in custom-made slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe.

      London: Geoffrey Bles, 1950., 1950. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp173. Elegantly rebound in full dark green oasis morocco leather with spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, covers ruled in gilt, marbled end papers, top edge gilt, with publisher's original cloth spine bound in at rear. Internally very clean. Binding is fine. A striking copy of the book that began the ever popular craze of climbing in and out of strange people's wardrobes in the vain hope that one might encounter a short man with very hairy legs. A must for turkish delight fetishists everywhere. Connolly; Children's Modern Firsts [p182]. Listed in Time Magazine's 100 Best Modern Novels, also The Times' NovelList Top 60 Poll [2013]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        NEPWA POLISH 1St year school reader

      WINNIPEG: A.HHOMIK, 1950 Known to its aboriginal dwellers as a good hunting and gathering area, Neepawa in fact means "Land of Plenty" in the Cree language. Early fur traders and settlers knew Neepawa as an area of stable lcimate, good soils and abundant harvests. When the Province of Manitoba was established in 1870, the Neepawa area lay within what was then known as "The Northwest Territories", just to the west of the postage stamp province. During the next 30 years, a wave of settlers descended upon the area. The feverish activity established the framework on which the present day community was built. The first settlers came from the British Isles and groups of Eastern European settlers soon followed. The most notable of these was the Hun's Valley Settlement, a colony of Polish and Hungarian settlers.

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        Storia del teatro drammatico

      Garzanti 1950 Opera in 4 volumi. Rilegatura in pelle, con fregi in oro zecchino. Edizione arricchita da immagini a colori e in bianco e nero. Condizioni dell'opera: copertine molto rovinate (vedi foto) interni molto buoni.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria e Moderna Tarantola ]
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        Le Monde Merveilleux Des Insects

      Published by Les Cent-Une, Paris 1950 - , 188 pages, one of 145 copies, illustrated by Jean Lucrat with 45 lithographs, 3 hand coloured, 35 printed in colours, this copy bound by Jacqueline Hinstin First Edition , internally pages nice and clean, very slight tanning of page edges, pictures nice and bright, binding all in excellent condition, an excellent copy in very good condition , slipcase with slight wear to corners, otherwise in very good condition , fine modern binding, full morocco, front inlay of insect design, gilt titles on spine, spine inlaind with single strip, top page edges gilt , 34 x 27 cms Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Keoghs Books]
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        Some Notes on No. 26

      San Francisco, CA: Three Fingers Press, 1950. Soft Cover. Very Good. 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall. Book shows a publication date of 1950, but it was actually released in 1951. Handcrafted, string bound, heavy card wrappers with 14 uncut leaves upon which are mounted a number of original photographs and ephemera relating to the Virginia and Truckee Railroad's heavy Ten-Wheeler locomotive, No. 26. Very nice shape. There are over 20 original photographs and significant pieces of ephemera that "have with loving care been gathered, collated, hand set, pasted, bound up and cursed into book form . . . on the first anniversary of the demise of V & T No. 26." The book includes a signed 3-page essay about the demise of small railroads and a description of the loss of the No. 26 in an engine-house fire in 1950. Photographs include images of the train at work as well as its flaming destruction. The ephemera includes a 1876 V&T bank check, a 1878 invoice, a timetable, and a bill of lading. The author was a mining engineer and research mineralogist who worked for the Aurora Creek Gold Mining Company and at Stanford University's School of Mineral Sciences, where he published a number of scholarly articles and monographs. A rabid rail fan, Beatty focused his hobby on the railroads of Nevada and Eastern California. Although unspecified, the distribution of this work was no doubt quite limited. Very scarce. As of 2016, no examples are listed in OCLC, no auction records are reported by ABPC or Rare Book Hub, and only one other copy is for sale (for $2,000) in the trade.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe

      Geoffrey Bles, London, 1950 Very good in a very good dust jacket. First U.K. edition, First published 1950 stated on copyright page. Dust jacket shows original price of 8s. 6d. Book has very minor soiling on covers, sun-fading along spine and cover edges. Jacket is in very good condition with minor wear, small closed tear at the bottom of front cover, some repair done at top and bottom of spine. Comes housed in a custom-made slip case.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        A VOYAGE TO LILLIPUT AND A VOYAGE TO BROBDINGNAG MADE BY LEMEUL GULLIVER

      Limited Editions Club, New York 1950 - Two volumes bound in half red linen and pictorial boards. Designed by Bruce Rogers and printed in red and black with one book measuring 18-1/2" x 13-1/2" (a "miniature book" for Brobdingnagians) and the other 3-1/2" x 2-1/2" (an "elephant folio" for Lilliputans). Both volumes ingeniously slipcased in one box. Each is copy #709 of 1500, and each is SIGNED by the designer with his initials. One of the more imaginatively designed books of the press. Form letter from publisher George Macy laid in. Spines sunned with very mild rubbing to tips. Slipcase with usual wear and wrinkling but still quite sturdy. Near Fine in a Very Good slipcase [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Martian Chronicles

      Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1950 Very good in a very good dust jacket. SIGNED by the author on the title page. First Edition stated on the copyright page. Original price of $2.50 printed on front flap of dust jacket. Comes housed in a custom slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Reallexikon für Antike und Christentum. Sachwörterbuch zur Auseinandersetzung des Christentums mit der antiken Welt. Band 1-18 (=Indien - Italia II).

      Hiersemann;, Stuttgart: 1950 - Stuttgart: Hiersemann; 1950ff. 4°. Mit zahlr. Kt. u. Abb. OHldr. mit goldener Rückenprägung. Tls. etw. lagerspurig, jedoch ohne größere Mängel. Solide und durchaus noch gute Gesamtausgabe. Beiliegend: Supplement-Band I (Aaron-Biographie), sowie das "Register der Bände 1-15" (erarbeitet von Christian Josef Kremer) und den "Registern der Stichwörter A bis Ianus sowie der Autoren Bände 1- 16". - Insgesamt 21 Bände. - Es erschienen soweit 25 Bände der Reihe. Das Lexikon untersucht die Frage nach der Entwicklung der durchaus vielschichtigen antiken Kultur und ihrem Übergang zur spätantik-christlichen bzw. zur mittelalterlich-christlichen Kultur, deren Wirkungen bis in die heutige Zeit reichen. Sprache: Deutsch Tls. etw. lagerspurig, jedoch ohne größere Mängel. Solide und durchaus noch gute Gesamtausgabe. OHldr. mit goldener Rückenprägung. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hamecher]
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        La Maison de Jacquelot: Anjou-Bretagne, 1500-1950. Documents généalogiques et souvenirs

      Éditions du Cid, Paris 1950 - 223 pages - (3p), 2 tableaux dépliants, 6 illustrations pleine-pages. Édition limitée à 290 exemplaires, celui-ci est le #55. In-8, reliure demi-basane rouge marbrée avec coins, dos à nerfs orné. Couverture et dos d'origine conservée Reliure en très bonne condition. Ex-libris d'Amadeo Delaunet sur le contreplat. L'un des tableau a été renforci au pli avec du papier collant qui a laissé une marque, autrement les pages intérieures sont en très bonne condition, propres, sans inscription et solides. TRÈS RARE. Le Worldcat ne liste que 5 exemplaires. Photos disponibles sur demande. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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