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        At Procitne Drevorubec. Prelozil Jan Pilar.

      Praha, Ceskolovensky Spisovatel, 1950. 47 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, teils ganzseitig, eine doppelseitige wiederholt als Vorsatz. Gr.-8°, Klappenbroschur mit Deckelbild Einband am Rückenfalz minimal gebräunt und lichtrandig, die Bogen am Kopf nicht aufgeschnitten, der letzte Bogen am Kopf leicht gestaucht, auf dem vorderen fliegenden Vorsatz vom Nobelpreosträger in Grün gewidmet, signiert und datiert. Originalsprachiger Text des Kolophons: \" Prelozil Jan Pilar, drevoryty vyryl mexicky malir Alberto Beltran na predsadku bylo pouzito drevorytu Leopolda Mendeze, Vydal za spolubrace Jaroslava Kuchvalka, s predmluvou Jana Drdya s doslovem Jorge Amada jako dar Svazu ceskoslovenskych spisovatelu II. kongresu Svetoveho vyboru obrancu miru Ceskoslovensky spisovatel v Praze roku 1950. Podle graficke upravy Antonina Dvoraka vytiskla v poetu 10750 vytisku pismem Didot Mlada fronta v Praze. Pablo Neruda (* 12. Juli 1904 in Parral, Linares; † 23. September 1973 in Santiago de Chile; eigentlich Neftalí Ricardo Reyes Basoalto) war ein chilenischer Dichter und Schriftsteller, der sich vor allem gegen den Faschismus in seinem Heimatland und in Spanien einsetzte. 1971 erhielt er den Nobelpreis für Literatur. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        LARGE LOT OF CIRCUS EPHEMERA - PHOTOS, EPHEMERA & BOOKS

      Various 1950-1980 - Photographs; From the Collection of C. P. (Chappie) Fox, founder & director of the Circus World Museum, Baraboo, WI; perhaps the foremost circus historian & author. Incl over 50 8 x 10 photos, (8) books & pamphlets relating to the circus - most inscribed to C. P. Fox by their authors & bearing Fox's ownership signature. Press release memos etc. Ca 1950-1980. Interesting archive. 14 pounds. ; 14

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        The Drowning Pool (Signed First Edition, dedication copy, inscribed to Anthony Boucher)

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1950. First Edition. First Edition. Doubly inscribed to legendary genre fiction editor and enthusiast Anthony Boucher. The first inscription, at the front endpaper, reads: "To the Bouchers / with affection / Kenneth Millar / (see Dedication -->)." The second inscription is at the Dedication page, which reads TO TONY, and very cleverly makes use of both Millar's real name and pseudonym, as well as Boucher's: "For Tony and Bill, / Those remarkable men, / This grist from the mill / of Johnny and Ken." Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dust jacket. Boucher was a legendary figure in the mystery and science fiction world, and is considered to be one of the great proponents of genre fiction as a literary form. The worldwide mystery conference Bouchercon is named for him. A key Macdonald title and the second Lew Archer novel, basis for the 1975 film, the second of two Lew Archer adaptations featuring Paul Newman in the lead role (renamed as "Harper"). A unique and important copy.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Ch'un Meng So Yen. Trifling Tale of a Spring Dream.; A Ming erotic story, published on the basis of a manuscript preserved in Japan and introduced by R.H. van Gulik

      Tokyo, 1950. First edition. Original wrappers, label, sewn Japanese style. A little fading; very good. Six page introduction in English, text in Japanese. One of 200 numbered copies, signed with van Gulik's seal in red.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A Goldwasser Rare Books]
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        Royal Wedding (Original screenplay for the 1951 film)

      Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1950. Revised Composite script for the 1951 film. Two front wrappers present, one with the script department receipt intact, both noting changes (dated 5-12-50) to the script. Tom and Ellen Bowen (Astaire and Powell) are siblings with a dance act in New York. Their agent books them a gig in London while the Royal Wedding is in progress. On their cruise to England, Ellen meets Lord John Brindale (Lawford), and she misses rehearsal. Upon arriving, Tom holds auditions for dance partners and meets Anne (Churchill). The siblings are at arms defending their romances, and trying to keep their dance act stable. Loosely based on the real-life dancing partners, Fred Astaire and his sister, Adele.Shot on location in England and California.Goldenrod studio wrappers, with two front wrappers present as issued, both rubber stamped COMPOSITE SCRIPT on the front wrapper, and copy No. 173 on the white studio label, dated 5-2-50, with "changes of 5-12-50," and credits for director Donen, producer Freed, and screenwriter Lerner. Distribution receipt present on the second goldenrod wrapper. 153 leaves, mimeograph, with pink revision pages throughout, dated variously between 5-2-50 and 8-2-50. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound with two gold brads.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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        Frie Kunstnere. Cobra-bibliothekets første serie.

      Vol. 1-15. (All publ.). Pierre Alechinsky (text by Luc Zangie)/ Else Alfelt (text by Edouard Jaguer) / Karel Appel (text by Chr. Dotremont)/ Atlan (text by Michel Ragon)/ Ejler Bille (text by Michel Ragon)/ Constant (text by Dotremont)/ Corneille (text by Dotremont)/ Jacques Doucet (text by Jean Laude)/ Sonja Ferlov (text by Dotremont)/ Stephen Gilbert (text by E. Jaguer)/ Svavar Gudnason (text by E. Jaguer)/ Henry Heerup (text by Dotremont)/ Egill Jacobsen (text by Dotremont)/ Asger Jorn (text by Dotremont)/ Carl-Henning Pedersen (text by Dotremont). Copenhagen: Munksgaard 1950. Illustr. Indlagt i orig. smukt restaureret kassette. In publisher's nicely restored portfolio.. Omslagene er orig. farvelitografier af de respektive kunstnere.Covers are orig. colourlithographs by the artists.Limited to 500 copies. Text in Danish

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosells Antikvariat]
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        ORIGINAL PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPH. SIGNED BY AGATHA CHRISTIE

      c.1950. A black and white Walter Bird head and shoulders portrait of Agatha Christie smiling, leaning on her arms and with interlocking hands. The photograph measures 21.5 x 16.5 cms and is hand signed by Agatha Christie in blue ink. The blank reverse has the ink stamp of Philip Ridgeway Associates, The Strand, London. The condition is very good with light wrinkling at the edges. Signed photographs of The Queen Of Crime are rare, she was famously reluctant to sign or send them. This is a particularly attractive image and size. Provenance: From the collection of the publisher and collector Rolando Pieraccini. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
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        Ein Fotoalbum mit 55 Fotos im Format 11,5 x 16 cm. 11 Farbfotos Rest s/w. Unikat zur deutsch sowjetischen Freundschaft im Jahre 1950. Gliedert sich in 3 Kapitel: Madin Gäste aus Moskau/ 2 Farbfilme der DEFA /// Aufnahmearbeit /// Aus dem Film. Das Fotoalbum zeigt einen exakten Querschnitt zur Arbeit des Puppentheaters. Mit zahlreichen Detailaufnahmen zum Mitarbeiterteam von Obraszow und von ihm selbst. Format vor allem 16x 11cm . Original photography. Farbfotos- 44 silver gelatin prints.

      DEFA,, Berlin, 1950 - Querformat 30 x 43 cm. ca. 25 Blatt. ISBN: Keine. OLn. / Orginal cloth. No jacket. Guter Zustand. / Good condition. Ausgesprochen schönes Album mit zahlreichen , kontrastreichen Abzügen. 11 Farbfotos. 1. Auflage. Sprache: de. * Versandfertig innerhalb von 20 Stunden! R1B3. (FA). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Umbras Kuriositätenkabinett]
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        II. Országos Újító Kiállítás. Budapest Városliget okt. 7- nov. 5. [II. Hungarian Exhibition of Innovation.]

      Athenaeum (1950), (Budapest) - Original, offset poster. 59 × 85 cm. Advertisement poster by Tibor Zala (1920-2004), Hungarian graphic artist, in Socialist Realist style, in the manner of his master György Konecsni. The Exhibition took place in 1950 and it focused on the heavy industry, especially on mining. The poster reflects to this, with a enormously sized red arm of an excavator, with its bucket filled with black coal. The machine is controlled by a worker in simple grey cloth and cap. Under the bucket the entrance of the exhibition is painted with the red flags of international Communism. Artistically restored. In fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        Notes on a Horse Thief

      The Levee Press, Greenville, Mississippi 1950 - First Edition, Signed by William Faulkner, in Very Good condition. Rubs to head and foot of spine and extremities. Some fading to front and rear endpapers with small chip to inside top of front endpaper. Number 98 of 950 copies. Decorations by Elizabeth Calvert. Included with the book is a signed, typed letter (May 13, 1950) from Hodding Carter to Professor Richard Walser informing him that the book is not quite ready and that Carter will notify Walser when it is. Also included is a promotional sheet for The Levee Press' upcoming third book, 'Of Silence and the Stars' by William Alexander Percy. This is an unusual grouping of important literary items at a very reasonable price. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shadetree Rare Books]
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        Tee-Pee-Gee (The Prison Game)

      Milwaukee, WI: Tee-Pee-Gee Company, n.d. but ca.1950. "The fascination of this game lies in the variety of ways, chances, and combinations in which it can be played. For instance - a player may decide to play all the men on the straight and narrow path to freedom by being pardoned, or take a shorter but more risky method as a fugitive. The trials of fate and temptation may enter at any time and upset all plans. This novel game, which may be played by two to six players, illustrates the separation of prisoners from the outside world and their discipline and reformation. It is a game of chance and skill and the possibility of your opponents' chance to win depends upon where and how you make your moves. It will hold you spellbound from beginning to end" - opening statement from instruction booklet. A prison-themed board game with a phantom manufacturer; our research has failed to reveal much information about either one, though in theory and objective, it bears remarkable similarities to the much later (ca.1990's) board game The Slammer, produced by Ruppert Games. Tee-Pee-Gee can be played by up to six players, and while it appears fairly easy at first glance, the dynamics are quite complicated, with game pieces representing inmates, messengers, guards, and visitors. The possibility for numerous moves exists, dictated by the roll of the dice, cards chosen, and each players respective positioning on the board. Prisoners can be released or can choose to escape, with or without the help of visitors. The winner of the game is the player with all their prisoners outside the walls, either as "pardoned" or "fugitives," and their visitor(s) "in good standing" with the prison officials. Rare; we find no example for sale at the time of this writing (March, 2015), and no record in OCLC. Board game, consisting of one (1) game board (21.5" x 22"), set of two (2) red acrylic dice, 41 round and square painted wood pieces in black, white, green, red, yellow, blue, and brown (one black piece replaced), 17 game cards (2.25" x 3.75", printed on rectos only), and original instruction manual (6" x 4"). Dice, game pieces, and cards housed in the original manufacturers two-piece box. Game board is hinged with linen, lightly worn at extremities with some occasional board exposure; instruction manual is browned overall, folded in half, with some splitting along spine fold and holographic notes to front and rear wrappers. Box for entire game not present, though it is unclear whether or not one was issued. Presumed complete.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA [Fine Art Print, The Historic Work to Celebrate Szyk's Adoptive Home of America.]

      New Canaan, CT.: Arthur Szyk, 1950. The first printing of this masterwork collotype lithograph, called the "New Canaan Edition". This printing is much larger then the 1953 posthumous reprint authorized by the artist's wife. Beautifully done in the style of a medieval manuscript but with more modern themes and imagery. The document with which the fledgling United States proclaimed its independence from Great Britain, this illumination features a portrait of George Washington, scenes of the Revolutionary War, and national symbols such as the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and the bald eagle. The complete text of the Declaration of Independence is framed by iconic elements excerpted from the great seals and flags of the U.S. states and territories: 41 along the top and right, 13 others adjacent to the names of the Declaration?s signers. Image size measures 29 inches x 23 inches. Sheet size measures 37 inches x 29 inches., on fine heavy cream stock. In very fine condition. THE SCARCE PRINTING OF SZYK'S LARGEST AND MOST MAJESTIC ILLUMINATION. Polish born Jewish artist Arthur Szyk originally gained popularity through his World War II caricatures, in which he often depicted the leaders of the Axis powers. After the war, he devoted himself to political issues in his beloved new home of America. Szyk?s profound respect for America, its history, and its people culminate in this majestic illumination of one of the nation's most important documents. The original artwork of The Declaration was dedicated in New Canaan, Connecticut, in a festive celebration on July 4, 1950; it is the largest of all Szyk?s illuminations and was one of his last works before his death in 1951. Alongside the signers of the Declaration Szyk provides a visual history of the United States flag. The left column shows three flags said to have flown during the Revolutionary War. The predominantly blue one is called the Bunker Hill flag, whose upper left corner contains symbols both of new country (the pine tree) and of Great Britain (St. George?s cross). The pine tree appears also on the flag below with the phrase ?An Appeal to Heaven.? Adopted in 1775, this banner was designed by George Washington?s secretary, Colonel Joseph Reed. The pine tree is prominent because it was a longtime symbol of New England, and sacred to the Native Americans. ?An Appeal to Heaven? is a reference to John Locke?s political writings which defended the right to revolt. The Gadsden flag (designed by General Christopher Gadsden) features a rattlesnake and the words ?Don?t Tread On Me.? The rattlesnake, like the bald eagle, is unique to America and representative in that its rattles, like the U.S. states, come together to sound warning when disturbed and while it will not attack unless provoked, its strike is deadly. The right column is topped by the Continental Colors flag (also known as the Grand Union flag). Considered the first U.S. flag bearing resemblance to the Stars and Stripes, it combines Great Britain?s Union Jack in the upper left with the stripes of the United States, and was in use from December 1775 to June 1777. Below is the famous Betsy Ross flag, in use from June 1777 through May 1795. Last, but not least, is the nation?s flag in its contemporary form. It is said that this work and his Proclamation on the Statehood of Israel hung side by side in the Szyk household until his death in 1951.

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        [The Complete Prose Works: Wessex Novels and Short Stories of Thomas Hardy. Library Edition]. THE LIBRARY EDITION IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPERS

      Macmillan 1950[-55] 18 vols., 8vo., with endpaper maps; original blue cloth, gilt backs, a very good, bright, clean set in unclipped dustwrapper, the wrappers lightly chafed at heads and tails of backstrips, and browned at backstrips. The set comprises: [novels] Desperate Remedies, Under the Greenwood Tree, A Pair of Blue Eyes, Far from the Madding Crowd, The Hand of Ethelberta, The Return of the Native, The Trumpet Major, A Laodicean, Two on a Tower, The Mayor of Casterbridge, The Woodlanders, Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Jude the Obscure, The Well - Beloved and: [short stories] Wessex Tales, A Group of Noble Dames, Life's Little Ironies, A Changed Man. The best uniform edition of the 1950s, Macmillan's Library Edition uses the clean and pleasing typography of the definitive Wessex Edition; each volume includes the map of 'the Wessex of the Novels and Poems' as drawn by Hardy himself. COMPLETE SETS IN THIS CONDITION ARE VERY SCARCE

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        Photographs - Korean War - British Army Support of 29th Independt Infantry Brigade

      South Korea, 1950. South Korea, 1950-1951. Album of snapshot photographs from the Korean War, taken by an officer of British 29th Independent Infantry Brigade, serving with the Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers (REME), Telecommunications Section. Contains 76 photographs taken at Seoul, Chonan, Pyeongtaek, Sosa, Osan, Uijeongbu and Tokchon, each mounted with clear corners onto taupe cardstock leaves separated with tissue guards, with detailed manuscript captions. Oblong 8vo. string-tied album measuring approximately 31 x 22 cm, green cloth boards with gilt border. Photographs vary in size, the smallest measuring approximately 4,5 x 5,5 cm, and the largest 12 x 8,5 cm. Small and insignificant indentation to boards, otherwise in Very Good Condition, with vivid memorable photographs. Firsthand snapshot images by a British officer as he was participating in the Korean War between North and South, show various temporary work sites and tent camps established throughout South Korea, military men at work, as well as Korean civilians observing the foreigners while attempting to restore villages, homes and familiar routines. Serving in the British Army, and ultimately assisting the United Nations and the United States of America defend and protect South Korea, manuscript captions date these images from 5 November 1951, on the approach by sea toward Pusan Harbour on November, to the end of May 1951 whilst stationed in Seoul following the Battle of the Imjin River. The earliest photograph taken on land is at Cheonan, where a group snapshot of the "TECS" section pose together in front of the 10th Infantry Workshop, 4 February 1951. [As a transportation center, this was the site of an early engagement in the Korean War, the Battle of Cheonan.] Captioned 22 February 1951, one month the Battle of Kumyangjang-Ni which took place on 25 and 26 January 1951, a soldier is creating some sort of apparatus, aided by a young boy named Chang, near Kumyangjang-Ni, known popularly as K-Town. [During the Battle of Kumyangjang-Ni, the Turkish Brigade repulsed a Chinese force three times its size, although the brigade was ultimately decimated by repeated attacks by North Koreans and Chinese.] In Seoul, men are working near a school that had been shot with cannon fire, and a small photograph shows the Hangang bridge which crossed the Han River after it had been collapsed on 28 June 1950 by the South Korean Army itself, which ended defence of Seoul but saved the army from attack. [The bridge was filled with 4,000 refugees when it was bombed, the South Korean government estimating that 800 people died in the blast. The South Korean Fifth Division was also cut off from its retreat path. At 11:00 am, the North Korean Army reached the bridge and captured the city of Seoul.] We also find two photographs of the Seoul Capitol building, which has since been demolished due to its association with Japanese occupation. A single photograph captures early stages of construction of the America-built Pin Tail bridge over the lower Imjin River, at this time being a simple pontoon bridge which connected the Belgian infantry battalion with Route 11, the 29th Brigade?'s main line of supply and communication. [In April 1951 the Chinese People's Volunteer Army attacked United Nations (UN) positions on the lower Imjin River in an attempt to recapture the South Korean capital Seoul. The Battle of the Imjin River took place in the region defended primarily by British forces of the 29th Infantry Brigade, consisting of three British and one Belgian infantry battalions supported by tanks and artillery. Despite being greater in number, the Chinese were halted.] In May 1951 at Sosa, a small town near Ascom City, a photograph shows a street with bombed buildings and a wrecked military water truck was recovered in the night hours. Another truck is recovered in much better condition. An American vehicle is being off loaded for assistance. From these images, it seems that recovery of damaged equipment was a large part of this brigade's purpose, and, presumably making necessary repairs to get them back into immediate service. Alongside a riverbed near Osan, the officer photographed large trucks that served as a radar station. Elsewhere, camps and mechanical shops are setup at Chonan, Uijeongbu, Osan, Tokchon, and Pyeongtaek being represented herein. The British 29th Independent Infantry Brigade, whose endeavours are seen in this album, saw action during the third Battle for Seoul in late December 1950 and in the Chinese Spring Offensive (the Battle of the Imjin River) in April 1951. In July 1951, it was re-organized as 29th British Infantry Brigade and absorbed into the 1st Commonwealth Division, the brigade finished its tour of duty in November 1951. The 29th Brigade was an infantry brigade unit of the British Army, formed in August 1914 as part of the 10th (Irish) Division, of the first wave of Kitchener's Army (K1). It saw service during the First and Second World Wars and the Korean War, being re-mustered in 1950 after the outbreak of the Korean War as 29th Independent Infantry Brigade to reinforce the United Nations war effort. Upon arriving in Korea, in December 1950, it comprised the 1st Battalion, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, 1st Battalion, the Gloucestershire Regiment, 1st Battalion, the Royal Ulster Rifles, 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars, C Squadron, 7th Royal Tank Regiment (specialised armour), 45 Field Regiment RA, 11 LAA Battery RA, and 170 Mortar Battery RA, plus supporting units. It also incorporated elements from non-British forces, including the Belgian United Nations Command. The brigade saw action during the third Battle for Seoul in late December 1950 and the Chinese Spring Offensive (the Battle of the Imjin River) in April 1951. In July 1951, it was re-organized as 29th British Infantry Brigade and absorbed into the 1st Commonwealth Division, the brigade finished its tour of duty in November 1951. The Government-General Building (1916-26), also known internationally as the "Seoul Capitol", was the chief administrative building in Keijo (English: Seoul) during Japanese rule in Korea and the seat of the Governor-General of Korea from 1926 until 1945. After independence the neoclassical building was the scene of numerous important events for the South Korean government, housing first the South Korean National Assembly, and later the National Museum of South Korea. As it was long felt to be a symbol of Japanese imperialism, and it impeded reconstruction of the Gyeongbokgung complex landmarks, it was demolished during 1995 to 1996. . Very Good.

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        Casanova - Premières amours - Illustrated with 16 etchings by Kees VAN DONGEN

      Editions de la Vieille France, Paris 1950 - - PRESENTATION : in-12 with full leather bound. - ILLUSTRATION : 16 original full page etchings by Kees VAN DONGEN. - PAPER : Verge d'Arches vellum. - SIZE : 16 x 9 cm (5"1/2 x4"). - REFERENCES : Juffermans 'Kees van Dongen - The Complete Graphic Work' JB 15. - LIMITED : 964 copies. - CONDITION : Very good, light deffects to the binding, inside very clean. ASK FOR EXTRA PICTURES [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        War or Peace

      New York: The Macmillan Company 1950 - 8vo., blue cloth lettered in red; chipped dust jacket. First edition, first printing. A presentation copy, inscribed: "To Phil Jessup, whose wise planning and sound execution provide good hope for lasting peace. With the high regard of John Foster Dulles, March 31, 1950," on the front endpaper. ---- Philip C. Jessup, a judge on the International Court of Justice and veteran U.S. diplomat, served as a U.S. representative to the United Nations General Assembly, as well as a member of the International Court of Justice at The Hague. He also served as a U.S. ambassador at large from 1949 until his resignation in 1953. During that time, he was one of the closest advisers of then-Secretary of State Dean Acheson. After Jessup was maligned by Senator Joe McCarthy for purported communist "affinities," Dwight D. Eisenhower heralded Jessup's "devotion to the principles of Americanism." McCarthy's charges kept Jessup from being reappointed to the U.S. delegation to the United Nations in 1951 but President Harry S. Truman made him an alternate delegate the following year. Eisenhower's Secretary of State, Dulles had participated in The Hague Peace Conference and the 1946-49 Assemblies of the United Nations. In "War or Peace," Dulles discussed Jessup's major role in ending the Soviet blockade of West Berlin. An extraordinary presentation copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Douze douzains de dialogues ou petites scènes amoureuses.

      - Sans lieu ni date, vers 1950. In-8 carré en feuillets sous double emboitage, dos de cuir bordeaux, titre doré en dos. Edition sur papier Japon. 138 pages de texte calligraphié + table. 12 gravures en couleurs très libres et attribuées à André Collot, dont la page de titre. Ex libris. Parfait état

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE GIL-ARTGIL SARL]
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        PEBBLE IN THE SKY

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1950. First printing. Very good in very good dust jacket A short closed tear to the base of the spine affecting both the book and the dj (dj has tape repair to interior), some other minor rubbing and wear mostly to the folds of the dj and the ends of the spine) Asimov's first published novel - the first of many! An accident in a research facility, sent Joseph Schwartz to a far future earth, still inhabited but the people of Earth are outcasts, because their tiny world is radioactive. Classic science fiction combining both time travel and post-apocalyptic themes. 223 pp.

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        De Blijde en Onvoorziene Week. (With eight drawings by Karel Appel, hand-colored by himself).

      - (Paris, Cobra, 1950). 27.4 x 22.3 cm. (16) p. in wrappers. In red cloth clamshell box (Phoenix Bindery). Printed in an edition of [supposedly] 200 numbered copies. 1st edition. Fine specimen.* The original order form (with a drawing by Appel) is loosely inserted, the address strip cut off. (A facsimile order form including the strip is attached). [From the library of Albert Bontridder]. De Hand-reeks 1. Slagter 11. BHC 6.1. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Cinderella.

      New York: Golden Press,, 1950. Illustrations by the Walt Disney Studio adapted by Retta Scott Worcester. Story adapted by Jane Werner from the Walt Disney Motion Picture. Slim folio. Finely bound in by the Chelsea Bindery in sparkly ice blue cloth, glass slipper design to front board, titles to spine in silver, top edge silver, marbled endpapers. Walt Disney Studio colour illustrations throughout adapted by Retta Scott Worcester. A fine copy. First edition, first printing. "The Golden Book of Cinderella was illustrated by Retta Scott Worcester, one of the few women who reached positions of importance in the male-dominated world of animation. She animated the hunting dogs that attack Faline in Bambi, and brought a strong personal style to the illustrations. Up producer Jonas Rivera comments, 'I've always loved the Retta Scott Cinderella because it doesn't look like the movie, but somehow it feels like the movie'"(Charles Solomon, The Art of the Disney Golden Books). An absolutely enchanting book.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Lohse, Carl. - Zwei weibliche Akte.

      - Zeichnung / Kohlezeichnung, auf kräftigem Karton, um 1950. Von Carl Lohse. 59,5 x 40,0 cm (Darstellung / Blatt) / 78,5 x 57 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. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Douze douzains de dialogues ou petites scènes amoureuses.

      Sans lieu ni date, vers 1950. In - 8 carré en feuillets sous double emboitage, dos de cuir bordeaux, titre doré en dos. Edition sur papier Japon. 138 pages de texte calligraphié + table. 12 gravures en couleurs très libres et attribuées à André Collot, dont la page de titre. Ex libris. Parfait état

      [Bookseller: Librairie Artgil]
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        Reminiscences of a Long Life

      1950 - The reminiscences of Dr. Cox commence with his adventures on Bicycles, initially the Boneshaker he rode in 1876 progressing to the High Wheeler, Ordinary (Penny Farthing) in 1886 (both in photos) and through to his first motor car in 1904 and a 1894 Panhard 7hp of the type that had won the very first City to City Races. Called 'Pretty Jane' she was the transport for two years and 10000 miles. She was replaced by 'Victorine' the New 15hp Panhard. Signed dedication to the Author's own Wife reads: " For my dear Wife. The perfect Companion and Helpmate. W.S.C. Xmas 1950" - Another period penned inscription reads To Margaret from Mrs Pendel. The book bears the Number 43 which maybe the particular number of this book from a very small numbered run.The many photographs incorporated are original prints 'tipped in' to the pages. 275 pages + approx 50 photographs affixed to plain pages. The book is Blue Leather and Cloth bound with Gilt embossed Titles and in VGC. I imagine you really won't find another! [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Lago di Caldonazzo.

      1950 - Artista di Trento poco conosciuto specializzato in vedute di montagna e trentine. Si vende in cornice firmato in basso a sinistra. Formato: Olio su tavola di cm 46x50 (dimensioni della tavola) e con cornice cm 56x56. Buono.

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        the lion, the witch and the wardrobe,lewis,macmillan

      Good+ in VG dj. Rare. First UK edition. Bles, 1950. The dust jacket is a later Macmillan one not a Bles one. The book is tight, covers have a good amount of sunning and soiling, no markings inside except owner inscription in pencil, the first 8 pages have thumbnail sized staining at bottom edge, first front and last endpaper are foxed, other pages clean. The dj is obviously a replace, is price clipped, it refers to all the books in the series, is clean with some rubbing, creasing, small tears

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        8 letters signed.

      Milan, 27 July 1949 through 16 February 1950. - Nine pages, on eight quarto and octavo leaves. In Italian. Occasional creases and minor isolated foxing, very good. Accompanied by typescript translations. Manzù here writes extensively to Marcelo de Ridder, gallery owner and art dealer in Buenos Aires, concerning the nuts and bolts of an exhibition of his works de Ridder is organizing for late 1949. Always polite, but frequently exasperated, Manzù deals with burdens he feels are de Ridder's responsibilities (customs, shipping, etc), and is justifiably upset when, on 27 December 1949, he writes: "La mia mostra si è aperta e chiusa a mia insaputa senza nessure sapere dagli organizzatori la minima notizia, e questo nonostante le mie risetute preghiere, alle quali non è mai stato risposto. Non ho avuto nemmeno il Catalogo della mostra. Di tutto questo sono veramente stupito, veda di avvicare a quel minimo di gentilezza informandoni almeno dove si trovarro ora le mie opere [.]" ("My exhibition has opened and closed unbeknownst to me, and without my having received the slightest notification from its organizers, despite my repeated requests which were never answered. I did not even receive a catalogue of the exhibition. I am truly amazed at this, could you try to at least have the courtesy to let me know where my works are now [.]", transl.). The 16 February 1950 letter is far more conciliatory and grateful, perhaps as a consequence of having received the exhibition documentation and photographs, with which he is pleased, as well as received proceeds so far of "two hundred thousand lire". - Manzù is most widely known for his public works of sculpture, including the bronze doors at St. Peter's Basilica and two reliefs for Rockefeller Center, but was accomplished and prolific in other media as well. During WWII, his anti-Fascist drawings forced him underground, and in 1968 he was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize for his public stance against Western policies in Southeast Asia.

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        Original full-length role portrait photograph of Callas as Anna Bolena at La Scala, signed in full, inscribed to Bill Scott, dated 1970.

      With handstamp to verso: "Copyright by E. Piccagliani." 148 x 105 mm. . Maria Callas was the most famous and also the most glamorous opera singer of her time. Her fame was enhanced by her attractive physique, and her early death turned her into an almost mythical figure. Initially performing dramatic roles including most of Wagner's soprano parts, she later focused on the Italian belcanto repertory. "Of CallasÂ’s artistic pre-eminence there can be no doubt. Among her contemporaries she had the deepest comprehension of the Classical Italian style, the most musical instincts and the most intelligent approach. There was authority in all that she did on the stage and in every phrase that she uttered." Desmond Shawe-Taylor in Grove Music Online. Erio Piccagliani worked as a photographer at La Scala from 1950 to 1979. Bill Scott may have been the American voice actor (1920-1985).

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        Out of My Later Years.

      New York: Philosophical Library, 1950. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, "A. Einstein." Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Out of My Later Years is Einstein?'s collection of essays considering everything that interests him as a scientist, philosopher and humanitarian. Einstein?'s essays share how one of the greatest minds of all time interprets the changing world of his time.

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        Hafenansicht im Abendlicht mit Fischkutter. Ölgemälde auf Leinwand.

      - Bildgröße: 60 x 78 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 83 x 99 cm ). Rechts unten leider undeutlich mit *Win v. Hansen??* signiert. Wohl ca. um 1950-1960 gemalt. Gezeigt wird eine Hafeneinfahrt im Abendlicht. Rechterhand ein altes Gebäude auf Pfählen, hiervor ein Fischkutter. Zur Ausfahft hin Duckdalben, im Himmel einige Möwen, der Himmel leicht gerötet bei untergehender Sonne. Der opulente Rahmen gering bestoßen, rechterhand eine kleine Zierleiste fast lose, das stimmungsvolle Bild selbst von guter, farbfrischer Erhaltung. ( Bitte beachten: Hier aufgrund der Maße kein Versand, hier nur Selbstabholung ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )( Please notice: No shipment possible ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Geschichte der Landgrafen von Leuchtenberg. I. bis VI. Teil. Exklusiv-Halbleder-Ausgabe.

      Erschienen in Kallmünz bei: Michael Laßleben, in den Jahren 1950 bis 1965. - Insgesamt VII+ 86 Seiten und VII+ 284 Seiten und VII+ 202 Seiten und VIII+ 301 Seiten und X+ 362 Seiten und VII+ 338 Seiten. Mit Bildern auf Tafeln: Frontispiz, einschließlich mit vollständigen Stammtafeln der Landgrafen von Leuchtenberg über 2 Seiten. Register und Namensverzeichnis. Inhalt: Die 500jährige Geschichte des berühmten Geschlechts, der Landgrafen aus dem Nordgau, der heutigen Oberpfalz von 1100 bis 1646. Luxuriöse Ausgabe der selten so vollständig erhaltenen Geschichts- Reihe. Zustand: Einbände neuwertig. Innen: Alle Seiten papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, sonst sehr gut erhalten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1050 8°(Oktav-Format bis 22,5cm.) Die Interimseinbände wurden in elegantes, weinrotes Leder gebunden mit graugrün marmorierten Deckeln, Lederecken und goldgeprägter Rücken- Beschriftung. Die Original- graublauen Papiereinbände mit schwarzer Vorderdeckel- Beschriftung und rotbraunem Verlagssignet, ist der Vollständigkeit halber zusätzlich bei gebunden. Erste und zweite Auflage, 6 Teile in sechs Büchern, urkundlich bearbeitet von Illuminatus Wagner. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE ROMAN SPRING OF MRS STONE

      (New York):: New Directions. (1950).. First edition. INSCRIBED "To Dave - / love - / Tennessee." Under the inscription is written "David Greggory Sept. - 1950." Greggory was a very old and close friend of Williams. They met in 1943 and from various references appears to have been lovers. A very good association. Fine in dust jacket. .

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        Die Elemente. Gedichte zu den Mosaiken von Frans Masereel.

      Verona, Officina Bodoni, 1950. 1 Bl., 31 (3) S:, 1 Bl. Mit 13 OKupferstichen von Frans Masereel nach Mosaiken. 4°, OHalbpergamentbd. mit goldgepr. RTitel und Kopfgoldschnitt, in OPappschuber Mardersteig 95; Vorms/Gabelentz F 21 n; Ritter Ca 71; Spindler 42.5 - Eines von 200 Exempl. auf handgeschöpftem Fabriano-Bütten. - Privatdruck für Georg Reinhart. Masareels Mosaiken für die Villa Tössertobel in Winterthur waren zwischen 1930 und 1931 entstanden. Rudolf Hagelstange sah sie erstmals 1950 und dichtete daraufhin den vorliegenden Zyklus. - Sehr schönes Exemplar, lediglich Schuberecken etwas bestossen.. Versand D: 2,30 EUR

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        Brief mit eigenh. U. ("GB Montini").

      "Dal Vaticano", 10. I. 1950. - 2 SS. Gr.-4to. An Edmondo Verga, den Herausgeber der Zeitschrift "Il Resegno", dem er im Auftrag von Papst Pius XII. für eine Spende i. d. H. v. 100.000 Lire dankt: "[.] l'Augusto Pontefice [.] fa voti perchè il benemerito 'Resegone', che entra pieno di vigoria nel suo sessantanovesimo anno di vita, continui la sua nobile missione in difesa della libertà e della giustizia cristiana [.]". - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf "Segreteria di Stato di Sua Santita'" und mit Spuren eines alt entfernten Tesafilmstreifens am linken Rand.

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        Catalog Design Progress: Advancing Standards in Visual Communication

      New York: Sweet's Catalog Service, 1950 Hardcover First edition, first printing. Very Good silkscreen-printed hardcover with screen-printed plastic comb-binding, one prong broken, with light rubbing to the covers; interior bright and clean with a little dinging at the edges; the heavy blue plastic frontis is present; lacking dj. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A beautifully designed book on the communication of information with multiple weights of paper stock and spot color throughout. An important and iconic work in the field of American graphic design and the organization of information, this volume laid the foundations for modern functional information design. "It is a textbook for how designers can organize and prioritize information in a digital environment." Text by K. Lonberg-Holm and Ladislav Sutnar; designed by Sutnar. Unpaginated [106 pages]; b&w and spot color throughout; 12.75 x 9.5 inches.

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        The Primeval Atom: An Essay on Cosmogony

      D. Van Nostrand Company, 1950. First English Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Torono, New York, London: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., 1950. First English edition. Hardcover. 186 pp. Very good, in a very good unclipped jacket. Light edge wear with the top front board corner lightly bumped. A few instances of very light pencil marginalia. Jacket with light edge wear, several small chips and tears at the spine ends. An important book in astrophysics and cosmology, Lemaitre's theory of the primeval atom, or cosmic egg, later became known as the big bang theory and proposed the idea of an expanding universe.

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        The Invisible Glass

      New York: Greenberg. (1950). First. First edition. Octavo. Slight bumping and wear to spine ends, else about fine in rubbed and price-clipped very good dustwrapper with a few small nicks and tears. Laid in is a Typed Letter Signed ("Loren Wahl") to Dr. Noel J. Cortes dated in 1951, responding to Cortes' inquiry of the publisher inquiring about purchasing the manuscript of this novel; Wahl offers to discuss it with him. Wahl published a second novel in 1959, Confetti For Gino, under the name Lorenzo Madalena. Like John Horne Burns' The Gallery, The Invisible Glass is set among American service personnel serving in Italy during World War II. A doomed love story which breaks three taboos: love between men, love across the racial divide, and love between an officer and an enlisted man. Contemporary critics were dismissive of the novel's gay content, preferring instead to commend it (where they commended it at all) for its sympathetic and insightful handling of the role played by black servicemen during the war. A better than usual example of a very scarce title, one much more candid in its treatment of homosexuality than The Gallery, which it resembles. Slide, Lost Gay Novels, p. 46. .

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        Rarität - Konvolut von 162 verschiedenen Büchern aus der seltenen DDR - Reihe \" spannend erzählt \" in dieser seltenen Sammlung, , Konvolut Bücherpaket, Foto zeigt nur einen kleinen Teil der Bücher!!!!, die komplette Reihe umfaßt die Bände 1 - 229 - wir bieten einen großen Teil dieser Bände hier an (162 von 229),

      Verlag Neues Leben Berlin, ab um 1950. Buchdeckel mit einigen (teils nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren, teils vorne mit einer Ziffer u. innen mit einem Namenszug beschrieben, ansonsten altersentsprechend gute Exemplare, ca. 40.000 S., mit einigen Abbildungen, einige Hardcover u. einige Halbleinwand, Standardbuchformat Bücher aus den Bänden 1 - 229, Reihe erschienen von 1953 - 1991, ---- Inhalt Band: 3 Der Marinedolch - Anatoli Rybakow (Buchdeckel mit leichte Flecken), 107 Der Stadthauptmann von Quedlinburg - Gerhard Beutel (Buchdeckel mit Flecken), 95 Die Insel der bösen Geister - Herbert Wotte, 123 Magellans Reise um die Welt, 176 Die wunderbaren aber wahrhaftigen Abenteuer des Kapitäns Corcoran - Alfred Assolant, 128 Expedition Mikro - Alexander Kröger (Seitenverklebung vorne aufgerissen, Buchdeckel vom Seitenblock teils gelöst, Seitenschnitt mit Wasserflecken), 66 Tatanka Yotanka - Rudolf Daumann, 50 Bandidos - Fred Wander (Titelseite mit Volksarmee-Stempel, Seitenverklebung bei der Titelseite aufgerissen, Buchdeckel mit starken Gebrauchsspuren u. bekritzelt), 147 Der Fluch des Schwarzen Felsens - Jozef Repko, 148 Der Sohn des Sertao - Lene und Walter Klein, 80 Der Sohn des Kardinals - E.L. Voynich, 165 Drei Könige für Buda - Miklos Ronaszegi, 21 Old Bob Der Graue Hund von Kenmuir - Alfred Ollivant, 98 Spartacus Feldherr der Sklaven - Raffaello Giovagnoli, 146 Ein Goldmensch - Mor Jokai, 166 Genion - Klaus Frühauf, 93 In den Red-River-Sümpfen - Friedrich Gerstäcker (Buchrücken teils aufgerissen), 28 Die Rächer vom Sherwood - George Payne Rainsford James, 103 Severino von den Inseln - Eduard Klein, 51 Der Mondstein - William Wilkie Collins (Buchdeckel leicht fleckig), 220 Der Untergang der Telesalt - Alexander Kröger, 210 In den Korallenriffen - Joachim Specht, 200 Der Rote Freibeuter - James Fenimore Cooper, 201 König Stachs Wilde Jagd - Uladsimir Karatkewitsch, 202 Die Lawine Roman um Armin den Cherusker - Elisabeth Hartenstein, 203 Der Fluch der weißen Wüste - Josef Kutik, 204 Fieber am Amazonas - Eduard Klein, 205 Die Diana von den Inseln - Paul d´ Ivoi, 206 Polstürmer - Horst Czerny, 112 Planet im Raum Wissenschaftlich-phantastische Erzählungen (Buchdeckel vorne mit einem kleinem Aufkleber), 94 Nahtlose Strümpfe - Hans Siebe (Zweite Seite mit einer Widmung), 223 Die Braut von Lammermoor - Walter Scott (sehr guter Zustand), 175 Die Schätze des Ulugh-Berg - Adyl Jakubow, 49 El Quisco - Eduard Klein (Buchdeckel mit starken Gebrauchsspuren, Seitenschnitt wasserfleckig), 207 Kurs Minosmond - Karl-Heinz Tuschel, 209 Drachenkreuzer Ikaros - Michael Szameit, 144 Der König der Sklaven - Ion Nicolae Bucur, 156 Weißer Tod am Chabanec - Dietmar Beetz, 22 Die Vier Pfeile der Cheyenne - Rudolf Daumann, 25 Die Insel der Verwegenen - Arkady Fiedler, 86 Sieben fielen vom Himmel - Alexander Kröger, 4 Plutonien - Wladimir Obrutschew, 212 Die Stadt der Jaguare - Evelyn Aissa Maadaoui, 213 Strandrecht - Dirck van Belden (Titelrückseite mit einem Bibliotheks-Stempel), 215 Die Glastropfenmaschine - Hans Bach, 136 Notre-Dame von Paris - Victor Hugo, 135 Das Wasser des Mars - Klaus Frühauf, 116 Der Weg der Toten - Eduard Klein, 193 Das verhängnisvolle Experiment - Klaus Frühauf, 194 Labyrinth im Kaoko-Veld - Dietmar Beetz, 192 Das Geheimnis der Koranhandschrift - Achmedchan Abu-Bakar (Buchrücken mit falscher Bandnummer bedruckt), 196 Der Turm des Todes - Otto Emersleben, 198 Die Hundsköpfe - Alois Jirasek, 199 Die Engel in den grünen Kugeln - Alexander Kröger, 216 Sturm zwischen Euphrat und Tigris - Elisabeth Hartenstein, 217 Korsar Triplex - Paul d´ lvoi, 218 Letzter Kampf in Olympia - Dieter Müller, 219 Abrechnung am Klosterfriedhof - Dietmar Beetz, 190 Die fünf Sou des Herrn Lavarede - Paul d´ Ivoi, 191 Der zerbrochene Speer - Horst Jäger, 184 Die mysteriöse Quittung - Gunar Cirulis, 185 Das Geheimnis der Sonnensteine - Michael Szameit, 186 Der Geist des Nasreddin Effendi - Alexander Kröger, 187 Mordsache Klembke Kriminalerzählungen - Heinz Beck (Buchdeckel vorne mit einem Fleck), 188 Heimkehr der Indios - Eduard Klein, 189 Inspektion Raumsicherheit - Karl-Heinz Tuschel, 211 Lautlos im Orbit - Klaus Frühauf (Titelseite mit einem Bibliotheks-Stempel), 179 Energie für Centaur - Alexander Kröger, 180 Im Auftrag des Kalifen - Walter Püschel, 181 Der Schwarze Jäger aus Sachsen - Peter Löw, 182 Im Glanz der Sonne Zaurak - Michael Szameit, 183 Der Knappe des Königs - Heinz Ebert, 43 Feuer in der Steppe - Ulan Bagan (Schutzumschlag mit starken Gebrauchsspuren, liegt bei, Titel am Buchrücken teils wenig abgenutzt), 131 Am Rande wohnen die Wilden - Klaus Frühauf (Bibliotheksexemplar auf der Titelseite mit einem Stempel, dunkelroter Hardcover/ Kunststoffüberzug), 142 Die blaue Sonne der Pakis - Karl-Heinz Tuschel, 143 Der Löwe von Flandern - Hendrik Conscience (Bibliotheksexemplar auf der Titelseite mit einem Stempel, Buchrücken etwas eingerissen), 37 Ein paar Schritte bis zur Grenze - Lajos Mesterhazi (erster Seite mit einer Widmung, Buchschnitt leicht fleckig), 71 Kriminal Inspektor M2 - Heinz Beck (Buchdeckel mit Flecken), 83 Tenggeri Sohn des Schwarzen Wolfs - Kurt David, 53 Freitags zwischen drei und sechs - Hasso Mager (Buchdeckel mit Schutzumschlagreste beklebt u. starken Gebrauchsspuren am Rand), 14 Unter Korsaren verschollen - Werner Legere, 155 Der Narrenkanzler - Gerhard Schmidt, 89 Ein Kampf ums Recht - Karl Emil Franzos (Buchrücken mit Klebestreifen beklebt u. einigen Gebrauchsspuren, erste Rückseite bekritzelt), 160 Der Fall Courbet - Siegfried Fischer (Buchschnitt mit einem Fleck u. wenige Seitenecken geknickt), 173 Auftrag Hochverrat - Gerhard Schmidt, 162 Mutanten auf Andromeda - Klaus Frühauf, 120 Die Blauen und die Gelben - Friedrich Gerstäcker, 115 Mission um Mitternacht - Bogdan Rutha, 140 Der Schuß - Anatoli Rybakow, 125 Die Faust der Stedinger - Gerhard Beutel, 55 Camp 87 - Arne Leonhardt (Exemplar schlechter Zustand, Buchrücken aufgerissen, Seiten teils lose, Seitenbindung aufgerissen, Buchdeckel abgenutzt), 149 Memed mein Falke - Jaschar Kemal, 121 Das Rätsel Sigma - Karl-Heinz Tuschel, 91 Die Dame in Mauve - Theodor Constantin (Buchschnitt oben mit einem Fleck), 78 Sprengstof für Santa Ines - Eduard Klein, 151 Die Männer von der \"Senegal\" - Götz R. Richter (Buchschnitt oben mit einem Fleck), 168 Quarantäne im Kosmos - Peter Lorenz, 174 Zielstern Beteigeuze - Karl-Heinz Tuschel (Buchschnitt oben mit einem Fleck), 172 Das Vermächtnis des Weisen Aun - Dmitri Charlamow (Buchschnitt oben mit einem Fleck), 164 Strom ohne Brücke - Otto Emersleben, 10 Der General - Friedrich Gerstäcker (Buchrücken teils eingerissen, Titelseite mit einem Armee-Stempel, Buchschnitt oben mit einem Fleck), 167 Das Kosmodrom im Krater Bond - Alexander Kröger, 150 Das Palmenreich - Lene und Walter Klein (Buchschnitt oben mit einem Fleck), 153 Das Grab der Legionen - Rolf Krohn (Buchschnitt oben mit einem kleinem Fleck), 113 Die Trommel des Mahdi - Walter Püschel (Buchrücken mit leichten Flecken), 97 Das Versteck in der Bärenaue - Günther Radtke (erste Rückseite mit einer Jugendweihe-Widmung, Buchschnitt leicht fleckig), 73 Es endete am Naga Parbat - Carl Albert Otto u. Ulrich Waldner (Bibliotheksexemplar auf der Titelrückseite mit einem Stempel, Buchdeckel mit einigen Gebrauchsspuren), 58 Die Straße nach San Carlos - Eduard Klein (Buchrücken eingerissen, Buchdeckel mit einigen Gebrauchsspuren, Bibliotheksexemplar auf der Titelrückseite mit einem Stempel), 124 Magma am Himmel - Carlos Rasch, 61 Die geheimnisvolle Insel - Jules Verne (erste Rückseite mit einer Jugendweihe-Widmung, Buchdeckel mit einigen Gebrauchsspuren, Buchschnitt mit einem Fleck), 30 Der Bronzeadler - Anatoli Rybakow, 29 Der Indianer - Eduard Klein (Buchschnitt oben mit einem Fleck), 68 Die große Fahrt des Christoph Kolumbus (Buchrücken wenig eingerissen), 57 Quentin Durward - Walter Scott, 100 Der purpurne Planet - Karl-Heinz Tuschel, 109 Sturmläuten über dem Tal - Manfred Hoffmann, 163 Um die Freiheit - Robert Schweichel, 137 Die Kristallwelt der Robina Crux - Alexander Kröger, 129 Die Haifischbucht - Petry Bobew, 52 Der Kapitän der \"Alten Schildkröte\" - Lew Linkow (zweite Seite mit einem Armee-Stempel, Buchdeckel mit einigen Gebrauchsspuren), 105 Die drei von der K - Ulrich Waldner (Buchdeckel mit einigen Gebrauchsspuren, Bibliotheksexemplar auf der Titelrückseite mit einem Stempel, Seitenecken mit einem Wasserfleck), 132 Pat Parcham der Schneemensch - Siegfried Fischer, 134 Im Eis - Herbert Friedrich, 133 Der Schatten Alexanders - Elisabeth Hartenstein, 92 Gepäckschein Nr. 3391 - Andrej Jakowlew u. Jakow Naumow, 48 Kamau der Afrikaner - Götz R. Richter, 60 Ivanhoe - Walter Scott, 59 Die Uhren des Herrn P. - Karel Michal (Bibliotheksexemplar auf der Titelrückseite mit einem Stempel, Seite 14 u. 15 mit Klebestreifen angeklebt, braune kaschierte Leinwand), 122 Asteroidenjäger - Carlos Rasch (Buchschnitt mit einem Fleck), 138 Das Glück der 72 Tage - Pierre Gamarra, 69 Die Regulatoren in Arkansas - Friedrich Gerstäcker (Seitenecken mit einem Wasserfleck, Buchdeckel mit Schutzumschlagrest beklebt), 74 Keraban der Starrkopf - Jules Verne, 127 Land hinter dem Horizont - Mirko Pasek, 20 Gold Transport - Eduard Klein (Buchrücken aufgerissen, Bibliotheksexemplar auf der Titelrückseite mit einem Stempel), 101 Verschollen auf der Langusteninsel - Dorothea Renata Budniok, 141 Der Schmied von Brentwood - Gerhard Beutel, 119 Antarktis 2020 - Alexander Kröger, 130 Die Nacht auf der Wananchi-Farm - Götz R. Richter, 67 Der Untergang der Dakota - R. Daumann (Buchrücken minimal eingerissen), 34 Das schöne Mädchen von Perth - Walter Scott (einige Seiten im Block lose, Schutzumschlag mit starken Gebrauchsspuren, Buchrücken mit einem Wasserfleck), 157 Die Verbannten von Neukaledonien - E.R. Greulich, 171 Abschied von Alexander - Elisabeth Hartenstein, 24 Fackeln vor Lumber Point - Karl Reiche (Buchdeckel mit einigen Gebrauchsspuren), 85 Unter dem Äquator - Friedrich Gerstäcker (Buchschnitt mit leichten Flecken, Bibliotheksexemplar auf der Titelrückseite mit einem Stempel, blaue kaschierte Leinwand vorne mit einem Schutzumschlagrest beklebt), 72 Die Flusspiraten des Mississippi - Friedrich Gerstäcker (Buchdeckel hinten mit leichten wenigen Flecken), 64 Unter dem Gesetz des Südens - Albert Hurny (Titelseite lose), 110 Der Strandvogt von Jasmund - Philipp Galen (Bibliotheksexemplar auf der Titelseite mit einem Stempel, roter Hardcover/ Kunststoffüberzug), 169 Verschollen in Afrikas Urwald - Peter Sebald (Buchschnitt oben mit einem Fleck), 96 Treffpunkt Mittelkeller - Heinz Beck (Buchdeckel mit einigen Gebrauchsspuren), 88 Im Labyrinth der Abwehr - Wadim Koshewnikow (Buchschnitt oben mit einem Fleck), 45 Sturm über Südwest-Afrika - Ferdinand May (Titelseite mit einem Armee-Stempel, Buchdeckel mit starken Gebrauchsspuren), 76 Gold - Friedrich Gerstäcker, 139 Land der Kälte - Eduard Klein, 111 Der Kleine Bison - Arkady Fiedler, 90 Herz und Asche - Boris Djacenko, 54 Geheimcode Y - Theodor Constantin (letzte unbeschriebene Seite mit einem Fleck), 117 Gold und Blut - Pierre Gamarra, 177 Oberhäuptling der Herero - Dietmar Beetz (Buchschnitt oben mit einem Fleck), 178 Das Labyrinth von Kalliste - Rolf Krohn, 159 Stern auf Nullkurs - Klaus Frühauf, 145 Späher der Witbooi-Krieger - Dietmar Beetz (wenige Seiten eingerissen), 161 Die Marsfrau - Alexander Kröger, , Bücherpaket , Bücherpaket, Büchersammlung, Konvolut Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Sammlung, spannend erzählt, Literatur, Kleine Bibliothek, Autor Schriftsteller, Sammlung Konvolut Büchersammlung , Bücherpaket , Bücherpaket, Büchersammlung, Konvolut

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        Der zweite Weltkrieg * 10 Bände, jeweils als H A L B F R A N Z B A N D / H A L B L E D E R - H a n d e i n b a n d

      Hamburg, J.P.Toth Verlag, 1950 - Vollständige Ausgabe in eleganten Handeinbänden der Zeit: 10 Bände, gebunden jeweils als echter Halbfranzband (Halbleder / HLdr) 8vo im Format 15 x 21 cm mit blauem Lederrücken, handgestochenem Kopfband, Rückentitel und -dekoration in Goldprägung, geheftet auf fünf erhabene Bünde, Rohleinen-Bezug der Deckel, Lederhäubchen, Lederecken sowie Zeichenband, 450-500 Seiten und einige Kartenskizzen je Band. Einzig berechtigte Übertragung aus dem Englischen von J. Muehlon. - "Warum handgebunden? - Die wesentlichsten Vorzüge des guten Handbandes sind: Die einzelnen Druckbögen werden mit der Hand nach dem Schriftspiegel gefalzt. Die Bogenränder werden dadurch zwar ungleich, aber das Satzbild steht gerade. Um infolge der ungleichen Ränder ein späteres zu starkes Beschneiden mit der Maschine zu vermeiden, werden die Bogen einzeln, vorne und unten, mit der Pappschere auf ein Mittelmaß rauh beschnitten. Dadurch wird der Druckrand weitestgehend geschont. Als erste und letzte Lage wird dem Buche zum Schutze eine leere Papierlage hinzugefügt, welche mit einem feinen Leinen- oder echten Japanpapierfalz versehen ist. Geheftet wird der Handband nach sorgfältiger Auswahl des Heftzwirnes auf echten erhabenen oder aufgedrehten flachen Bünden und auf Pergamentriemchen (welche beim Pergamentbande durch den Rücken gezogen werden). Die Deckel werden in einem tiefen Falz angesetzt, mit den Bünden nach außen. Ein Herausreißen aus der Decke ist somit nur unter Zuhilfenahme von Werkzeug möglich. Zum Kapital wird kein schlappes maschinengewebtes Bändchen verwendet, sondern das Kapital wird von Hand mit dem Buchblock umstochen, gibt dadurch dem Rücken einen festen Abschluß und bietet zugleich dem späteren Ledereinschlag ("Häubchen") die Unterlage. Als Einbandmaterial kommen sumachgares, lichtechtes Saffian, Kalbleder, vereinzelt auch Rindsleder, ferner naturelles und weißes Schweinsleder sowie Kalbspergament zur Verwendung. Ein mit der Hand hergestelltes, dazupassendes Überzugpapier sowie Handvergoldung oder Blinddruck am Rücken ergänzen das Werk nach außen. Ein solcher Einband entspricht allen Anforderungen, die an einen Gebrauchsband gestellt werden können." Aus einem alten Prospekt von Richard Hönn, ehemals Handbinderei des Verlages Albert Langen, Werkstatt für feine Buchbinder- und Lederarbeiten in München, Dienerstrasse 14. - - Deutsche Kunstbuchbinderei im 20.Jahrhundert, Luxuseinband, Meistereinband, Halblederband, Lederausgabe, europäische Zeitgeschichte, Kriegsberichte / Kriegsverlauf 2. Weltkrieg, Adolf Hitler, Kriegsgeschichte, Europa 1939-1945, deutsche Wehrmacht, Rote Armee, alliierte Streitkräfte im Kampf gegen Deutschland, illustrierte Bücher- 2. deutsche Auflage 1950, Exemplar in sehr guter Erhaltung (Rücken minimal ausgeglichen, sonst tadellos) Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Candide. Illustré par Henry Lemarié.

      - P., Paul Coutinaud, Editions du Rameau d'Or, vers 1950, In-12, demi maroquin à bandes, dos à nerfs, filets dorés en long, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés, 169 pp. Tirée à 1200 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin à la forme."Les 56 aquarelles d'Henry Lemarié ont été magistralement reproduits aux pochoirs dans l'atelier de Maurice Beaufumé". L'éditeur. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE LION THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE

      GEOFFREY BLES 1950 - Stated First Edition, First Printing Crisp, near fine clean book with the scarce near fine FIRST printing dust jacket. First book in the Narnia fantasy series. The book is in near fine beautiful clean, crisp condition with light blueish/green cloth boards, with the typical toning/intermittent sun fading to the cloth. Silver titles to spine. The book has sharp corners and no edgewear. The binding is tight and square. The end papers are clean with No inscriptions, No bookplates, and No owner names (but an area with a small erased owner name) and No bookstore stamps. The internal pages are very clean, crisp, bright and flat, with No tears, No bent pages, No handling marks, No stains, no foxing and No writing. Beautiful highly collectible example of this title, with a crisp, clean interior, appearing as unread. Please see images. The scarce original dust jacket has benefited from slight restoration by an expert paper conservator to the outer spine/panel tips and as such presents as a near fine example. The jacket has strong vibrant colors with no rips, no chips, no edgewear, no stains, no fading, and no rubbing. The dust jacket is NOT price clipped and has a stated price of 8s. 6d. net. A very stunning dust jacket in hard to locate condition! Please see detailed images. A most handsome example of this scarce title in beautiful collectible, clean condition. Would be perfect for the collector of this classic series! AN ADDITIONAL 16 IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other rare children's book titles [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
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        The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe.

      London: Geoffrey Bles,, 1950. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, pictorial onlay of Lucy and Mr Tumnus walking through the woods set within oval frame, decoration to turn-ins, floral endpapers, gilt edges. With colour frontispiece and black and white illustrations by Pauline Baynes. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        S. Bernardini Senensis Ordinis Fratrum Minorum Opera Omnia iussu et auctoritate Rmi P. Pacifici M. Perantoni (et Sépinski, Augustinus). Studio et Cura PP. Collegii S. Bonaventurae ad fidem codicum edita.

      Ad Claras Aquas, Florentiae Quaracchi-Firenze (Florenz), Ex Typographia Collegii S. Bonaventurae 1950-1965. Volumes I-IX. Folio (ca. 30x21 cm), bound in halfcloth, ex-library copy with back-labels and stamps (Jesuits Library), binding slightly rubbed, otherwise very fine, text in Latin, Versand D: 4,90 EUR Franziskaner,

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        S. Bernardini Senensis Ordinis Fratrum Minorum Opera Omnia iussu et auctoritate Rmi P. Pacifici M. Perantoni... Studio et Cura PP. Collegii S. Bonaventurae ad fidem codicum edita (complete set in 9 volumes)

      Ad Claras Aquas, Florentiae, Quaracchi-Firenze, Ex Typographia Collegii S. Bonaventurae, 1950 - 1965. 9 vols. Modern half (imitation) leather. 31x21 cm. Text in Latin. (convent library stamps, some pages of vol. 4 wrinkled) Although very good set. See picture.

      [Bookseller: Boekhandel - Antiquariaat Emile Kerssema]
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        Thirty Years of Championship Golf

      New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc.. (1950). Second printing. Some foxing on first and last few pages, else near fine in near fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author to boxing champion Gene Tunney: "To Gene Tunney, Compliments of my dear friend George Skouras. Gene Sarazen." Skouras was a movie executive and president of United Artists Theatres. .

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