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        Memoires de Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.: 1734 - Extrais - 1772 collinges par René Groos. Illustrations de Brunelleschi.

      Gilbert Jeune, Paris. 1950 - Splendida ediz. illustrata da Brunelleschi con 79 dis. n.t., testatine e cul-de-lampe, e 32 tavv.f.t. a colori di garbato erotismo. Carta forte velin de Condat, tiratura di 3000 esemplari numerati, es. n. 223. Copertina in brossura (cartoncino leggero) ed., cop. con tit. in rosso e nero e vignette a col. ripetute ai frontesp., sovr. velina, cofanetto orig. Ottimo esemplare. Formato: 2 v. ([6], 345, [7] p., [16] c. di tav.; [6], 337, [5] p. [16] c. di tav.), 27 cm, bross., cofanetto. Ottimi i volumi, piccoli difetti al cofanetto.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        I Robot

      New York: Gnome Press, 1950. Copyright date is 1950, First edition, first printing, Red cloth over boards with black lettering and design on the front and the spine. No tears or bent pages, previous owners name on the inside fly leaf.Dust Jacket, No bent flaps nor is it price clipped. Some creasing along the edges and toning to the spine. More photos upon request. Now protected by a clear cover. Text is bright and clean with a tight binding. A very popular book and is scarce in an original jacket. A solid collectible book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Edd Cartier. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Science Fiction.

      [Bookseller: Mclin Haven]
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      New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1950. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo; grayish-brown cloth, with titling and publisher's logo reverse-stamped in crimson on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 250pp, [6]. Bookplate inscribed by Spillane loosely laid in. Hint of a forward lean, with faintest toning to board edges; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.50), with rear panel printing excerpts of six reviews for I, The Jury; light wear to extremities, rear panel slightly grubby, with a few tiny nicks and short edge tears; verso lightly foxed, but still an attractive, unfaded example - Very Good+. The author's second novel, and second mystery featuring detective Mike Hammer. Basis for the 1957 film noir directed by George White and Phil Victor, starring Robert Bray, Whitney Blake, and Pat Donague. The Dark Page, Vol.II, p.178-179.

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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        Shooting an Elephant and Other Essays

      London : Secker and Warburg, 1950. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First Printing of First British Edition. Publisher's original binding and dust jacket. Owner name to FFEP, light rubbing to board ends, else book in fine condition; and in very good dust jacket with mild rubbing and abrading.

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        The Wreck of the Serica: A Narrative of 1868

      London: The Dropmore Press, 1950 ONE OF 30 SIGNED COPIESFirst edition. 10 1/4" x 8". Illustrated with wood engravings by John Worsley. Eight page introduction by H. M. Tomlinson. Dust jacket (price clipped; short tears, small chips). Bound in full blue morocco, t.e.g. Binding is fine, jacket as described. 105 pages. No bookplates or other signatures.Number 15 of 30 copies signed on colophon by Worsley and Tomlinson.

      [Bookseller: George Houle Rare Books & Autographs]
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        Contributions to the Theory of Games. Volumes I-IV

      1950. (SHAPLEY, Lloyd; VON NEUMANN, John, et al.) KUHN, H.W.; TUCKER, A.W.; LUCE, R.D.; DRESHER, M.; WOLFE, P. (Editors).Contributions to the Theory of Games. Volumes I-IV.Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1950, 1953, 1957, 1959.Four volumes.First editions of the complete run of this important Game Theory journal, with significant contributions from Lloyd Shapley, winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economics, including his landmark 1953 paper ?"A Value for n-person Games.?" Also with contributions by Von Neumann, Gale, Harsanyi and others who have been instrumental in shaping Game Theory since its inception.Volume I contains: G.W. Brown & John Von Neumann, ?"Solutions of Games by Differential Equations?" (pp. 73-79); John Nash & Lloyd Shapley?'s important paper: ?"A Simple Three-person Poker Game?" (105-16), and other papers by Hermann, Weyle, Gale, Dresher, Kuhn, McKinsey, et al.Volume II contains: Lloyd Shapley?'s ?"A Value for n-Person Games?" (pp. 307-17): A ?"remarkable 1953 paper… There he proposed that it might be possible to evaluate, in a numerical way, the ?'value?' of playing a game. The particular function he derived for this purpose, which has come to be called the Shapley value, has been the focus of sustained interest among students of cooperative game theory ever since?" (Alvin Roth, who shared the 2012 Nobel Prize with Shapley, Chapter 1: ?'Introduction to the Shapley Value,?' in Roth, The Shapley Value: Essays in Honor of Lloyd S. Shapley, Cambridge University Press, 1988). Also contains Von Neumann?'s ?"A Certain Zero-Sum Two-Person Game Equivalent to the Optimal Assignment Problem?" (pp. 5-12) and D.B. Gillies, J.P. Mayberry, & Von Neumann, ?"Two Variants of Poker?" (pp. 13-50). The latter is the supplement to Von Neumann and Morgenstern?'s Theory of Games and Economic Behavior promised in the footnote on p. 196 of the second edition.Volume III contributors include Gale, Karlin, Kemeny, Oxtoby, Scarf, Shapley, et al.Volume IV contributors include Nobel Laureates Harsanyi, Aumann, and Shapley, as well as Kalisch, Von Neumann (?"On the Theory of Games of Strategy,?" pp. 13-42), Shubik, et al. Shapley won the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2012, commonly known as the Nobel Prize in Economics.Spines darkened, minor edge-wear. Near-fine in original wrappers.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Trois Filles de leur Mère.

      Réalisé exclusivement pour un group de bibliophiles 1897 [d.i. Paris, um 1950.] - 4°. 151 S. und |12 handkolorierte eindeutig erotische Radierungen|. Rotes Halbmaroquin auf drei falschen Bünden. Goldgepr. Titel. Kopfgoldschnitt. Eins von 350 numerierten Exemplaren "aux dépens d'un amateur pour ses amis exclusivement." (Impressum). Illustriert mit |12 handkolorierten Radierungen| auf Tafeln; zwei davon als Frontispiz: sie zeigen die Mutter und ihre Töchter mal bekleidet und mal nackt. Der nicht genannte Künstler ist |Edouard Chimot|. Es ist dies eins seiner berühmtesten Werke mit erotisch sehr expliziten Darstellungen. Breitrandiger Druck auf unbeschnittenem Bütten; Titel zweifarbig. Leicht berieben. Vereinzelt minimal braunfleckig. Eine Tafel mit kleinem Abrieb. Gutes Exemplar. Dutel 2524. Pia 1340f. Drouot, Imp. Biblio. 145. Bertolotti, Curiosa S. 54f. Vgl. Selten & Gesucht, S. 150f. -------- [Chimot.] P. L. [d.i. Pierre Louÿs]. 3 Filles de leur Mère. Réalisé exclusivement pour un groupe de bibliophiles 1897 [i.e. Paris, vers 1950.] 4°. 151 pp. et 12 eaux-fortes. Reliure demi-marocain titre doré. Un des 350 exemplaires numérotés, imprimés « aux dépens d'un amateur pour ses amis exclusivement » . Les 12 eaux-fortes, coloriées à la main, sur planches, dont 2 comme frontispices ; elles montrent la mère avec leurs filles parfois habillées, parfois nues. L'artiste, non mentionné, est Edouard Chimot. Un de ses ouvrages les plus célèbres, illustré d'un caractère très libre. Bon etat. Dutel 2524. Pia 1340f. Drouot, Imp. Biblio. 145. Voir Selten & Gesucht, S. 150f. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ars Amandi]
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        Transport - Next Half Century, 1951-2000

      New York: Canterbury Printing Company 1950 - First Edition. Oblong quarto. 16pp. Designed, prepared, and visually presented by Ladislav Sutnar; foreword by Buckminster Fuller. A Sutnar masterpiece on the future of transportation, from the utility car to the cargo plane. Mid-century apotheosis of design, printing, and typography. One of the greatest promotional booklets for a printer ever made. Remarkable copy: fine in illustrated laminated wrappers with glassine overlay marred only by single short closed tear to rear of glassine, apparently lacking an original plain folder. One of Sutnar's scarcest publications; OCLC locates 6 copies. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books]
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        La Maison de Jacquelot: Anjou-Bretagne, 1500-1950. Documents généalogiques et souvenirs

      Paris: Éditions du Cid, 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.

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        Balinese Dancers.

      Bali: Circa 1950s. - Ink on paper. 370 x 270 mm. Signed lower left.Ida Bagus Anom (1898-1972), Indonesian/Balinese. Provenance: Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Improvisations: Spring Fantasia Masquerade Ball. May 19, 1950

      New York: Artists Equity Association, 1950. Slim folio, original spiral-bound color lithographic pictorial wrappers, with fifty-two original lithographs by various artists on colored laid paper. Expert repair to upper wrapper. Limited first edition program, one of two thousand copies, commemorating the 1950 Spring Fantasia, the first annual fundraising masquerade ball for Artists Equity Association. AEA was founded in 1947 to advance the economic interests of American artists in the face of dwindling government support for the arts after the Second World War. In its efforts to enlist private and institutional backing, the Association solicited program advertisements from a host of businesses large and small, with member artists supplying original artwork. While predictably showcasing many galleries, museums and art supply shops, the program also features ads for Welch's Grape Juice, Fortune Magazine, the Chrysler Corporation, Revlon, the Russian Tea Room, and Encyclopedia Britannica. Contributing artists include Milton Avery, Max Beckmann, Chaim Gross, Hans Hofmann, Leo Lionni, and Ben Shahn, among others: "The member-artists who illustrated this journal were selected by the advertisers and were given complete freedom of expression. Each page was designed by the artist directly on the litho plate, thus making this a collection of original lithographs." The spirited program notes, together with the sponsor and patron listings, reflect the midcentury merger of art, business and New York society. A near-fine copy of a fragile production, complete with fifty-two original lithographs.

      [Bookseller: Honey & Wax Booksellers]
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      1950. MOORE, Henry. Prométhée. By Goethe, translated by André Gide. [2], 64, [6] pp. Illustrated with 16 colour lithographs by Henry Moore, including the cover and title lithographs, three capital letters, three tailpieces and eight full-page lithographs. Folio, 318 x 223 mm, loose as issued in the original publisher's illustrated wrappers and cardboard folding box. Paris: Henri Jonquières, 1950. |~||~||~||~| |~||~| Prométhée is the first illustrated book by the noted English artist and sculptor, Henry Moore, and it is regarded as his magnum opus as a book-illustrator. "Although the subject matter was Greek mythology, some of Moore's illustrations refer to the great series of drawings that he created based on wartime Londoners huddled in underground shelters during the blitz" (Johnson, Artists' Books in the Modern Era 1870-2000, p. 208). Not only does it contain the evocative lithographs by Moore printed by Mourlot Frères of Paris, but the book is beautifully printed, resulting from a commission for a project originating at the Imprimerie Nationale using the Grandjean Romain du Roi type, originally cut in 1692. The total edition was 183 copies all on Marais, of which this is number 4 of 8 copies, accompanied by two suites in two states of the 6 lithographs for the title and initials, and an extra lithograph of the cover, all on Malacca de Lana paper. The original drawing and the suites for the full-page plates are no longer present. Slight wear to the covers and extremities of box, the book itself is immaculate. The Artist and the Book 211. From Manet to Hockney 124. Cramer, Henry Moore: the Graphic Work 18-32. Johnson, Artists' Books in the Modern Era 1870-2000, No. 129.

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        Alice\'s Adventures in Wonderland. With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel. / angebunden: derselbe: Through The Looking Glass And What Alice Found There. With Fifty illustrations by John Tenniel.

      Macmillan London 1950 Mit 4 n.n. Blättern, 177 Seiten, 1 Blatt. Mit 1 Frontispiz und 41 schwarz-weißen Illustrationen; ( angebunden: Derselbe: *Through the looking glass....* mit 4 n.n. Blätter, 207 Seiten, 2 n.n. Blätter. Mit 1 Frontispiz und 49 schwarz-weißen Illustrationen. Im roten Original-Ganzledereinband mit Goldfileten sowie goldgeprägten Einbanddeckeln und umlaufendem Goldschnitt, 8° ( 18 x 12,5 cm ). ( wohl ein wenn auch nicht signierter Buchbinder-Meistereinband ). Der schöne Einband etwas fleckig und gering berieben ( der Vorderdeckel oben etwas fleckig, der schmale Einbandrücken zum Vorderdeckel hin leicht angeplatzt. Innen auf dem vorderen Buchspiegel ein montierter Schulpreiszettel *Saint Martin`s School Solihull - Chemistry Prize presented by Mr. + Mrs. Tucker, awarded to Homa Noshirvani 1951*, auf dem Vorsatz 2 alte Besitzvermerke, wenige Seiten gering eselsohrig, sonst guter Zustand. ( Gewicht 600 Gramm ). / Full leather-ediiton in red, richly gilt. two volumes beautifully bound in one in full red polished calf leather with a large gilt rabbit on the front cover and a gilt queen on the rear cover, dual gilt-ruled borders, gilt dentelles, and a gilt-decorated spine. Both titles with the original illustrations by John Tenniel.Formerly a school-price of the St. Martin`s School Solihull. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available // additional pics on request ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Alice in Wonderland, Alice im Wunderland, Lewis Carroll, John Tenniel, Leder, Ganzleder, Ganzlederausgabe, Full leather, illustrated, Google richly gilt, Gilt

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Jahrbuch der Auktionspreise für Bücher, Handschriften und Autographen. [16 Bde.], Ergebnisse der Auktionen in Deutschland, den Niederlanden, Österreich und der Schweiz, mit einem Anhang Spezialgebiete der Antiquariate.

      Erschienen in Stuttgart bei: Ernst Hauswedell, In den Jahren 1950 bis 1975. - Bde. I bis IV; IX; XI bis XX und XXVI. Zustand: Einbände minimal berieben. Ecken und Kanten kaum bestoßen. Innen: Buchschnitt minimal angestaubt, sonst sehr sauber, wohl gepflegt und tadellos erhalten, fast neuwertig! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1050 8°(Oktav- Format bis 22,5 cm.), und Gr.8°(Groß- Oktav- Format bis 25 cm.) Moosgrüne Original- Ganzleinen- Einbände mit goldgeprägter Rückenbeschriftung. Erstausgabe, 1. Auflagen, Satz und Druck in Hamburg bei Hans Christians Druckerei. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Galerie Antiquariat Schlegl]
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        When We Were Very Young

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd,, 1950. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. Octavo (185 × 125 mm). Finely bound by Bayntun in near-contemporary blue polished calf, titles and motifs to spine and front board gilt, raised bands to spine, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Frontispiece with tissue-guard, and illustrated throughout by Ernest H. Shepard. Spine rubbed, board edges lightly sunned, a little wear to tips, hinges cracked but holding. A very good copy. An attractively bound copy of the children's classic, first published in 1924.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Man Who Sold the Moon

      Shasta, 1950, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition, Signed by Author. HEINLEIN, ROBERT A. The Man Who Sold the Moon, Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1950. Octavo, first edition, pp. 288, olive buckram quarter-bound in black cloth, preliminary leaf with the author's signature in ink. Condition of this book: Jacket worn at extremities with chip at head of spine and light soiling to rear panel, interior very good, edges lightly toned. Special Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; United States; 1950s; Fiction. Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52666.

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        Le dur désir de durer -

      Bordas 1950 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-8 50 pp. Couverture illustrée rempliée. Intérieur très propre. Poèmes de Paul Eluard illustré par Chagall. Bel état. TIRAGE LIMITE limité à 1015 exemplaires numérotés. Un des 15 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin pur chiffon BFK de Rives avec un frontispice en couleurs reproduite à la main dans les ateliers de Daniel Jacolet sous le contrôle de Marc Chagall. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1950. No. 198 OF 1,500 COPIES, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, ILLUSTRATOR, AND DESIGNER-PRINTER n. Hardcover. 273 x 189 mm (10 3/4 x 7 7/16"). Two volumes. No. 198 OF 1,500 COPIES, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, ILLUSTRATOR, AND DESIGNER-PRINTER. In the publisher's blue denim binding, gilt-stamped leather spine labels, ORIGINAL GLASSINE DUST JACKETS. In the publisher's (somewhat worn) slipcase. With 10 wood engravings by Thomas W. Nason, comprised of two title vignettes and eight section headpieces. With 8-leaf pamphlet, "Thomas W. Nason 1889-1971," and "Monthly Letter of the Limited Editions Club" concerning this title laid in. Quarto-Millenary 208. Glassine with small chip at spine head of first volume and with other very minor imperfections, but A VERY FINE COPY, entirely fresh and clean inside and out. This is an imaginatively bound edition attractively designed and printed by the great Bruce Rogers and illustrated by poet-engraver Thomas W. Nason (1889-1971) in the tradition of Thomas Bewick. The straightforward, unadorned style of Frost (1874-1963) is echoed in the simplicity of Nason's small but evocative compositions as well as in the restrained design of Rogers (1870-1957). These three sons of New England have combined their talents to produce an essentially American book--fine and well made, but without airs or pretensions. One could not reasonably expect a copy to be in much better condition than the present one.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Nineteen Eighty Four

      Secker & Warburg, 1950. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Secker & Warburg, London 1950. Third Printing of the First Edition. Cloth boards. Jacket priced at 10s. Book Condition: Near Fine, clean boards, tight spine. Spot at the top edge, name at the front endpaper. Minor age toning at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, spots. Minor stain at the rear flap. In a new mylar cover.

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        Rundbrief an einige Freunde in Schwaben" mit eigenh. U. „Aus tiefer Erschöpfung grüsst Sie Ihr HH".

      O.O., „Sommer 1950". - Folio. 2 SS. Faltspuren. Gebräuntes Papier. An seinen Freund, den Dozenten Georg Goetz in Kopenhagen.„Ist's auch eine Freude,Mensch geboren sein?Darf ich mich auch heutemeines Lebens freun?So sangen wir einst im Elternhaus an den Geburtstagen. Heute singen wir nichts dergleichen, halten vielmehr jedes Sichfreuen an solchen Tagen für erlaubt und geben uns Mühe, sie zu feiern - und doch war damals jeder solche Tag ein unvergleichlich froheres und höheres Fest als heute. Und wenn er vorüber ist, dann liegt, obwohl man schon seit acht Tagen fleißig am Lesen und Danken war, ein Haufen von Post da, und die Pflicht, ihn abzutragen, eröffnet das neue Jahr mit neuer Last. So erlaube ich mir Euch gegenüber die Erleichterung eines Rundbriefes, nehmt ihn als Antwort nicht nur auf Eure Glückwünsche, sondern auch noch für manchen lieben Brief der letzten Monate, der noch auf Antwort wartet. [ ]"

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Tintin au pays de l'Or noir

      Casterman 1950 - In-4 (23 x 30,5 cm), album cartonné, dos jaune, 62 pages, 4e plat B4, EO, pages de garde bleu foncé, titre au 1er plat : Au pays de l'Or noir ; coiffes, coins et bords des plats légèrement frottés, quelques petites marques d'usage sur les plats, petite marque au stylo sur la première garde, par ailleurs bon état général. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        I, Robot

      New York: Gnome Press, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Fading to cloth at top and side edge of front board, as well as edges; light fraying at corners. Light reading wear to spine. Previous owner bookplate to front free end paper, with associated waviness to page; faint staining to half-title page. A solid copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

      Geoffrey Bles, London 1950 - First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Published 1950" printed on the copyright page. A magnificent copy. This ORIGINAL First Issue dustjacket is vibrant in color with NO chips or tears with minor repair. The book is bound in the original publisher's blue cloth and is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning. The boards are crisp with slight wear to the panels. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION. We buy C.S. Lewis First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      Harper & Brothers: New York, 1950. THE INTELLIGENT INVESTOR - A Book of Practical Counsel, by BENJAMIN GRAHAM. Published by Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York. FIRST EDITION, likely Third Printing. "Copyright 1949" is the only date stated on the copyright page, and there is the letter code "A-Z" at the bottom of the copyright page. Though Harper & Brothers usually stated "First Edition" in its books at this time, this was one of the exceptions; i.e. it did not state "first edition" but instead simply used its letter code for identification. It is presumed that the code "D-Y" (April 1949) was the first printing, with a second 1949 printing being lettered "K-Y" (November 1949). This "A-Z" (January, 1950) is, I believe, the third printing. You can easily find Harper & Brothers Letter Codes online. Hardcovers, 5.5" x 8.5", 276 pages. Original NAVY BLUE CLOTH COVERED BOARDS with GILT TITLING TO THE SPINE. and Harper & Brothers blind stamped colophon on the front cover.. This is the same binding as the First Printing (later printings had different bindings). NO DUSTJACKET. Condition: The covers have some wear to their spine ends and corner tips, rubbing to their folds and edges, and some rubbing to the spine, but are still solid and doing their job well; there is a bb-size stain to the top page edges (page edges of the closed book); there is a previous owner's name/address/phone rubber-stamped at the bottom of the front pastedown; there is clear tape reinforcement neatly applied to the gutter edge of the title-page and its facing page, and to the dedication page and the facing "Contents" page - the tape does not touch text, it extends for approx. 1/4" along the gutter of all 4 pages; there is underlining in red pencil to sections of 24 pages; there is NO noticeable foxing or toning, the pages are bright and clear. Overall a complete, solid, presentable, used copy. VERY RARE, EARLY "A-Z" (January 1950) PRINTING of this BIBLE of STOCK MARKET INVESTING. The only earlier printing I found for sale was a "K-Y" (November 1949 - probable second printing), selling for $6,500 with DJ. As of this writing, I found several LATER (i.e. not as scarce) but still early printings for sale online, including a "C-A" (March 1951) printing for $3,500 with dj, a "C-A" (March 1951) printing for $1,950 without dj; (please note that both of these "C-A" editions have the much less desirable LATER BINDING); and a "D-C" (April 1953) printing for $2,022 with no dj, and also with the later binding. As BENJAMIN GRAHAM would say, be an intelligent investor and do your own research! And as I would add, Have Fun doing it! Good

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        The Martian Chronicles

      Doubleday & Company, Inc New York 1950 - First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. This copy is AUTHENTICALLY SIGNED by Ray Bradbury. A beautiful copy. This ORIGINAL First Issue dustjacket is vibrant in color with minor wear to the edges. The book is in excellent condition and appears UNREAD. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A magnificent copy of this true first edition SIGNED by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Pebble in the Sky

      Doubleday 1950 - First Edition, First Printing. Near Fine, in a Very Good dust jacket with price intact. Light edge wear to cloth. The dust jacket shows rubbing, toning, edge wear, with chipping and a bit of loss to the top end of the spine and top edge of the rear panel. A nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        3 Filles de leur Mère.

      Réalisé exclusivement pour un group de bibliophiles 1897 [d.i. Paris, um 1950.] - 4°. 151 S. und |12 handkolorierte eindeutig erotische Radierungen|. Rotes Halbmaroquin auf drei falschen Bünden. Goldgepr. Titel. Kopfgoldschnitt. Eins von 350 numerierten Exemplaren "aux dépens d'un amateur pour ses amis exclusivement." (Impressum). Illustriert mit |12 handkolorierten Radierungen| auf Tafeln; zwei davon als Frontispiz: sie zeigen die Mutter und ihre Töchter mal bekleidet und mal nackt. Der nicht genannte Künstler ist |Edouard Chimot|. Es ist dies eins seiner berühmtesten Werke mit erotisch sehr expliziten Darstellungen. Breitrandiger Druck auf unbeschnittenem Bütten; Titel zweifarbig. Leicht berieben. Vereinzelt minimal braunfleckig. Eine Tafel mit kleinem Abrieb. Gutes Exemplar. Dutel 2524. Pia 1340f. Drouot, Imp. Biblio. 145. Bertolotti, Curiosa S. 54f. Vgl. Selten & Gesucht, S. 150f. -------- [Chimot.] P. L. [d.i. Pierre Louÿs]. 3 Filles de leur Mère. Réalisé exclusivement pour un groupe de bibliophiles 1897 [i.e. Paris, vers 1950.] 4°. 151 pp. et 12 eaux-fortes. Reliure demi-marocain titre doré. Un des 350 exemplaires numérotés, imprimés « aux dépens d'un amateur pour ses amis exclusivement » . Les 12 eaux-fortes, coloriées à la main, sur planches, dont 2 comme frontispices ; elles montrent la mère avec leurs filles parfois habillées, parfois nues. L'artiste, non mentionné, est Edouard Chimot. Un de ses ouvrages les plus célèbres, illustré d'un caractère très libre. Bon etat. Dutel 2524. Pia 1340f. Drouot, Imp. Biblio. 145. Voir Selten & Gesucht, S. 150f. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ars Amandi]
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        Suisse Centrale - Central Switzerland. (Urnersee mit Urirotstock). Coll.: ?La Suisse terre de beauté - Beautiful Switzerland.

      Zürich, Wolfsberg, s.d., vers 1950, - 61x64 cm Affiche signée dans l?image ?A.C. 45?, éditée par l?Office central suisse du tourisme. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        The Martian Chronicles [Signed Bookplate Laid in]

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1950. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; 222pp. Cloth a hint discolored, two small, unobtrusive strips of yellowed tape to upper and rear jacket panels, spine a bit faded with a slight lean; a few soil spots to textblock edges. Still, Very Good overall. Forms part of the Doubleday Science Fiction series. Bookplate signed by the author laid in.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1950 - Octavo, cloth. First edition. The author's first book and first sf novel. In the far future "Earth is largely a radioactive wasteland, populated by a few million inhabitants who are discriminated against by the rest of the galactic empire which has forgotten that Earth was humanity's original home." - Brians, Nuclear Holocausts: Atomic War in Fiction, 1895-1984, p. 122. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-51. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 237. In 333. A fine copy in bright, very good dust jacket with light wear at spine panel ends and front corner tips, 10 mm closed tear at upper rear spine fold with faint associated wrinkle at top edge of rear panel, 10 mm closed tear along rear flap fold, and some internal age-darkening with faint show through along upper extremities of flaps. An attractive copy. (#149055) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Snyder's Book of Big Game Hunting

      New York: Greenberg, 1950. First. Half Leather. Fine/Orig Slipcase Near Fine. 302 pp, appendix, ill. A gun room library selection. Section one: selection of rifles for big game hunting. Section 2: North American game animals. Section 3: African hunting including a great elephant hunt. Snyder's PH in Africa was none other than legendary J A Hunter. Good reading. This is the deluxe LIMITED ed of 99 copies of which only 93 were for sale. Bound in half leather and with original slipcase. Book is as new! Orig. slipcase (rare to see with this book) shows some wear and one small split but original label is complete. Great item for any collector.

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        Watermarks, Mainly of the 17th and 18th Centuries (Monumenta Chartae Papyraceae Historiam Illustrantia)

      The Paper Publications Society 1950 Hardcover. No jacket. Ex - university library. From the English Faculty Library, Oxford University. First edition. Number 54 of three hundred copies. Superficial marks and light scores on boards and spine. Leading corners, edges and spine are bumped and worn. Minor abrasions on spine. Lower leading corners are frayed. Shelf label and tape on spine. Page block and pages are lightly tanned and marked. Library stamps on early pages. Contents are clear throughout. Binding is sound. HCW Ex - Library

      [Bookseller: Psychobabel & Skoob Books]
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        Les Tatouages du Milieu. Avec 82 photographies hors texte. 80 dessins de tatouages de Jacques Delarue.

      Vlg. La Roulotte, Paris 1950. - gr.8°, s-w- bedruckter fester Kartoneinband, 55 Textseiten mit s-w-Abb. und ca. 60 s-w-Abb.-Seiten, in französischer Sprache Einband berieben, kleine Läsur in oberster Pappschicht an Kante Rücken/Vorderdeckel (ca. 0,5cm); sonst schön. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cassiodor Antiquariat]
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        Antonio Vivaldi. Quattro stagioni. L'inverno / Winter. [Signierte Original-Tempera / signed original tempera].

      0 - Udo Nolte, geboren 1950 in Dortmund. Original-Tempera auf Büttenpapier. Von Udo Nolte signiert und beschriftet. Maße Blatt/Abbildung: 40,0 x 30,5 cm. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Original tempera on handmade paper. Signed and labeled by Udo Nolte. Measure sheet/image: 40,0 x 30,5 cm. Fine condition. Udo Nolte, geboren 1950 in Dortmund. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        Plakat - Kämpft gegen die modernen Vögte gegen Trusts und Monopole. Für Frieden, Arbeit, Brot, fürd en sozialen Fortschritt wählt Partei der Arbeit. Lithographie.

      Zürich, Gebr. Maurer, ca. 1950 - 128 x 90,5 cm, Zustand A. 1200 gr.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Farewell Cricket

      Brun 1950 - 1950. Limited de luxe edition No: 22 . 320 pages. No dust jacket. Signed by the author. Green cloth boards with decorative gilt. Limited de luxe edition No: 22. Presumed first edition. The front and rear hinges are both heavily cracked, with exposed netting and slack binding. Good bright pages. Light tanning to the endpapers fore-edges. Many images throughout. Minor edge wear with corner bumping and scuffing. Good boards with minimal wear. Lean to the spine. Bright gilt. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: World of Rare Books]
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        Marcel Mariën Les silences apprivoises Original signed manuscript

      - The author, n.d. 27 x 21 cm, black ink and pencil on paper. 7 numbered pages of theoretical text, written recto only. 6 pages written with black pen (last sentences of 6th page in pencil, the 7th page written in pencil. The first 5 pages are the text, the next 2 pages give detail information to text parts. The manuscript can be dated around 1950. It is signed in full Marcel Mariën at the end of the text on page 5 and it is monogrammed M.M. underneath the notes on page 7. The manuscript does not seem to be published till now. " Dans chaque mot réside tout l'univers. De même qu'à l'image isoléé d'un visage s'ajoute la continuation logique du corps, ainsi chaque mot concerne en lui tous les mots existants. "

      [Bookseller: De blinde reiziger]
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        Deutsche Homöopathische Monatsschrift. Offizielles Organ des deutschen Zentralvereins homöopathischer Ärzte. 1. Jahrgang 1950 ( hier beginnend mit Heft 5+6 ) - 11. Jahrgang 1960 in 10 Bänden.

      Hippokrates, Stuttgart 1950 - ( Erscheinungszeitraum 1950 - 1960 ) Hier fast vollständige Folge der ersten 11 Jahrgänge der bedeutenden Zeitschrift nach dem Kriege: Vorhanden sind: 1.Jahrgang 1950: Heft 5+6, 7+8 ( es fehlen Heft 1-4: Seiten 65 - 128 ) / 2. Jahrgang 1951: Heft 1-2 ( 192 Seiten - diese ersten beiden Jahrgänge in einem Bande aufgebunden ) / 3. Jahrgang 1952: Heft 1-12 mit 192 Seiten / 4. Jahrgang 1953: Heft 1-12 mit 568 Seiten / 5. Jahrgang 1954: Heft 1-12 mit 590 Seiten / 6. Jahrgang 1955: Heft 1-12 mit 554 Seiten / 7. Jahrgang 1956: Heft 1-12 mit 652 Seiten / 8. Jahrgang 1957: Heft 1-12 mit 616 Seiten (hier die Hefte lose im Oln-Schuber) / 9. Jahrgang 1958: Heft 1-12: Heft 1-2, 4-12 (es fehlt Heft 3 - Hefte lose im Schuber ) / 10. Jahrgang 1959: Heft 1-12 mit 576 Seiten ( Hefte lose im OSchuber ) / 11. Jahrgang 1960: Heft 1-12 mit 646 Seiten ( Hefte lose im Oln-Mappe ). Meist jeweils mit Register (vorn inliegend ). Meist im goldgeprägten Oln oder Bibliothekshalbleinen aufgebunden, teils lose Hefte im goldgeprägten Oln-Mappe, 8° ( 24 x 16,5 cm ). Die Hefte teils etwas gebräunt, teils in der Mittelfalz etwas geknickt ( durch den Postversand ), teils mit kleinen Anstrichen oder Randnotizen, Papier durchgehend gebräunt, einige Seiten angeknickt, wenige Seiten fleckig. Insgesamt recht wohlerhalten - in dieser Vollständigkeit selten. ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 11000 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Hot Rod

      New York: Random House, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 189 p. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Light dust-soiling, front hinge a bit weak. Jacket is bright and unfaded with light edge wear, some creasing along bottom edge of front panel, tiny nick in top of back panel and some rubbing to back panel as well. Unclipped price ($2.00) An uncommonly nice copy of a famous J.D. novel.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        [Photo Album]: South Africa 1950

      Oblong quarto. Blue spiral bound paper wrappers imprinted with "Photographs" in gilt. Some scrapes and the handwritten words "South Africa No. 2" on the front wrap, crease on the corner of one image, very good. 62 images (two images appear to be lacking, a couple have come loose). Mostly glossy gelatin silver prints ranging in sizes 3.5" x 2.5" to 8.5" x 6.5", over half of the images are captioned in white. Interesting images of a vacation in South Africa in 1950 (one image taken from shipboard captioned "Goodbye to South Africa. 10 Nov 1950"). Images of the Cape of Good Hope, Cape Town, Cape Province, the Seven Weeks Pass, and the Great Karroo. Apparently mostly a motor journey, there are images of various passes, images of the auto on and off the road, Eland cows and bulls, and an interesting panorama of Cape Town made up of five separate photos taken from Signal Hill. A series of larger images show indigenous people, wildebeests, the auto on a primitive man-powered river ferry, and some impressive wilderness scenes. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,. 1950. cloth.. Very slight tanning to spine panel (a fault common to most copies of. this book), a fine copy in fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing. to upper spine end. A sharp copy. (#140698). First edition. Full-page signed inscription incorporating a two-color drawing of a demon by Bradbury to "Jack" dated 27 August 1991 on the front free endpaper. A collection of linked stories about the exploration and colonization of the planet Mars at the end of the twentieth century. "Poetic mood pieces, occasionally satirical and moralistic, but often haunting in their power ... An undeniable classic ..." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 228. A masterpiece of twentieth-century science fiction. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-154. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 255. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 3. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1348-52.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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