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      - Editions Eliane Norberg, 1950. En feuilles : 22,5x28 cm. Ouvrage orné de 66 gravures sur cuivre de Jean Boutet. Couverture rempliée. Chemise-étui en carton recouvert de papier granuleux de couleur crème. Avec 1 SUITE DES PREMIERS ETATS et 1 CUIVRE conservés dans une seconde chemise-étui. Papier des chemises-étuis légèrement jauni à la lumière, sinon ensemble en très bon état. Un des 31 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches à la forme comprenant un cuivre et une suite des premiers états sur vélin d'Arches (n° 22). La librairie offre aux clients d'AbeBooks 10% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 800 EUR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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      . Chemin der fer de letat Danois. Poster printed in offset. Andreassen og Lachmann 1950. 100x61 cm..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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      Greenwich, CT: Fawcett/Gold Medal,. 1950. Small octavo,. pictorial wrappers.. A fine, unread copy. A scarce book signed and in superior condition.. (#82246). First edition. Paperback original. The author's first book. Inscribed by MacDonald. hard- boiled.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        [Introduction to]: Reflections in a Golden Eye

      New York: New Directions. (1950). First. Long galleys of the introduction (only) by Tennessee Williams. 5pp. Fine with scattered red printers marks and dated "11-23-49" on the verso. Williams's introduction for the 1950 New Directions edition of this McCuller novel. From the collection of Edwin Erbe, former publicity director at New Directions. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Notes on a Horse Thief

      Greenville MS: Levee Press. 1950. First. First edition. Decorations by Elizabeth Calvert. Very slightly cocked, a bit of modest rubbing at the extremities, a very good or better copy. Copy number 804 of 975 numbered copies Signed by the author. .

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

      Faber & Faber, London 1950 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by T.S. Eliot. A beautiful copy. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is vibrant in color with minor wear to the spine and edges. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL cloth from the publisher. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with a hint of wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A sharp copy SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED T.S. Eliot First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Pebble in the Sky (First Edition)

      Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. First Edition. First Edition. An attractive copy of Asimov's first novel. Near Fine in an about Near Fine dust jacket. Boards very slightly bowed, spine ends lightly bumped. Jacket spine a touch toned with light shelfwear at the ends, and faint foxing to the extremities. Housed in a custom quarter-cloth clamshell box. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-15.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Pebble in the Sky

      Doubleday, Garden City 1950 - First edition. Page edges slightly tanned, still fine in near fine dustwrapper with slight rubbing to the corners of the spine ends. The thin paper jacket is usually found well-worn. A very nice copy of the author's first book, a time travel novel, seldom found in this condition. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,. 1950. Octavo,. cloth.. Moderate dust soiling to top edge, free endpapers show some. offsetting, a very good to near fine copy in very good or better dust. jacket with some light rubbing to edges, corners and folds, light. shelf wear to head of spine panel, small closed tear with crease at. upper right corner, and touch of fading to spine panel lettering.. (#81888). 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.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        The Art of Angling Wherein Are discovered many rare Secrets, very necessary to be knowne by all that delight in that Recreation. A UNIQUE CALLIGRAPHIC COPY

      - Hardback, 160mm x 200mm tall (6.25" x 8" approx.) unpaginated vi, 50, the whole executed in a fine calligraphic hand, with the text capitals in red ink. Undated and unattributed, as is the binding of quarter blue leather/marbled boards/gilt spine title, but circa 1950's? Light shelf rubs to board edges, otherwise very good. A suitable gift for a retiring executive with a piscatory bent? Unique. Photographs on request [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hale Books]
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        The Town and the City

      Harcourt Brace 1950 - New York: Harcourt Brace, 1950: First Edition, First Printing. In original dust jacket with price of $3.50 intact. A nice copy overall, in Very Good condition, in a Good dust jacket. Front free end paper has a small label remnant. Previous owner details in ink to half title page. Red cloth is clean; gilt lightly dulled; bumped corners and light wear at the spine ends. The dust jacket shows rubbing, creasing, chipping with loss to spine ends and corners, as well as a few closed tears and tape repairs made from the verso. A first edition of Jack Kerouac's first published book, published under the name John Kerouac. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Town and The City

      Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York 1950 - The book is very clean and bright, with one corner showing the slightest crease. The jacket is complete with no chipping but there is some rubbing to both spine ends and a horizontal crease at the top of the front panel. A very clean, bright and pleasing copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Place Books]
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        The Watchful Gods and Other Stories

      New York: Random House,, 1950. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board in gold and white, red top-stain. With the dust jacket. Very lightly rubbed at corners, loss of gilt to the spine, which is slightly tanned, top-stain faded, contents very faintly toned. An excellent copy in the rubbed and nicked jacket with tanned spine panel. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Margaret McKearney ?- with every best wish ?- Walter V. T. Clark".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE WATCHFUL GODS: and Other Stories

      New York:: Random House. (1950). First edition. SIGNED, "Walter T. Clark/Carson City, Nevada/January 1951." Clark's only collection of short stories. Very fine in bright and fine dust jacket with the barest of wear. A beautiful copy, and scarce signed.

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        Mon petit Trott.

      Eliane Norberg, Paris 1950 - LICHTENBERGER ( A. ) et BOUTET ( J. ).Mon petit Trott.Eliane Norberg. Paris. 1950.2 volumes petit in-4 en feuilles sous couvertures rempliées, chemises et étuis de l'éditeur. 66 cuivres originaux, dans le texte et à pleine page de J. BOUTET. Tirage limité à 252 exemplaires numérotés. Exemplaire n° 5, un des 11 premiers sur vélin d' Arches à la forme enrichi - d'un cuivre non barré - de 2 dessins originaux signés au format de l'ouvrage - d'une suite sur japon impérial des premiers états - d'une suite sur japon impérial des états définitifs. Parfait état. papiers. grands modernes. illustrés

      [Bookseller: Librairie FAUGUET]
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        Local Color

      William Heinemann, London 1950 - First English edition. Fine in near very good original unprinted glassine dustwrapper with chipping on the spine. One of 200 numbered copies. Illustrated with photographs by Cecil Beaton, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Hoynigen-Huene, and others. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        SPAZIO Rassegna mensile delle arti e dell'architettura. Diretta da L. Moretti.

      Roma, Spazio, 1950-1953. In-4, bross. orig. (fascicoli 1, 4 e 7, con tracce d?'uso e piccole manc. ai dorsi) e cartoncino blu moderno (fascicoli 2, 3, 5 e 6), ca. 100 pp. cad., con numerosissime illustrazioni in b.n. e a colori nel testo e tavole fuori testo. Di questa importante rivista mensile offriamo "tutto il pubblicato" in 7 fascicoli, dal luglio 1950 (Anno I, n. 1) al dicembre 1952/aprile 1953 (Anno IV, n. 7), con le belle copertine a colori di A. Canevari, L. Moretti, G. Severini e C. Conrad. Il n. 4 e' un numero speciale dedicato all'?"arte astratta?" con testi di Argan, Canevari, Dorazio, Severini e altri. Fra i collaboratori della rivista: Bloc, Cereghini, Fasolo, Kokoschka, Pica, Severini, Soffici, Sironi e altri - Progetti e opere di: Albini, Baldessari, Bottoni, Fasolo, Figus, Kahn, Libera, Nervi, Sottsas e altri. Cfr. Astrattismi (1993), pag. 12 e n. 173. Testo in buono stato (text in good condition).

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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        Survival: The Salvage and Protection of Art in War -by James J Rorimer ( Basis for Matt Damon as James Granger in "The Monuments Men " movie)

      N.Y.: Abelard Press, 1950, 1st Edition, 1st Printing, 1950, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good price Clipped, First Edition, Illustrated By: Text Cover----------hard cover, a solid Very Good copy, dustiness to upper edge of the text block, paper clip mark on half title page, gutters look like they have been reinforced with glue (this book is prone to having cracked gutters), small nick on front endpaper upper edge, --- in a solid Good price clipped dustjacket, closed tear on the spine, some edge wear and chipping, sunning to the spine, overall this looks quite nice especially with the jacket in a new hi-quality mylar protector, quite scarce, 291 pages, b&w photos, ---RORIMER was a loose basis for the James Granger character played by Matt Damon in the Goerge Clooney movie THE MONUMENTS MEN, ---contents include: Foreword; Normandy; Palace and Castle Company; Art Underground; Rosenberg Repositories; Berchtesgaden: The Goering ( Hermann ) Story; Restitution; Education Begins at Home --- APPENDIXES: International Law; Nazi Laws and Their Interpretation Einsatzstab Reichleiter Rosenberg ( ERR ); Summary of the Cultural Objects in the Kochendorf Salt Mine; Summary of the Cultural Objects in the heilbronn Salt Mine; List of MFA a A Personnel - Seventh Army , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup]
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        HELENA A Novel

      Chapman & Hall. London. 1950. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.4 x 5.1 inches). A fine copy finely bound in recent full dark blue morocco, spine with raised bands, lettered, ruled and decorated in gilt. Single gilt ruled border to boards. Top edge gilt. A Fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Le dur désir de durer

      Paris: éditions Bordas, 1950 - 4° - 49pp - Color & b/w reproductions. Second edition (the first edition was published in 1946)in 1015 numbered copies. With the original glassine wrappers (slightly repaired). Very good condition [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: °ART...on paper - 20th Century Art Books]
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        Constructing a Play

      New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc.. 1950. First. First edition. Foreword by Tennessee Williams. Near fine in near fine dustwrapper with light edgewear to the top edge. A very uncommon title, written by the Director of the University Theatre of the University of Alabama. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        [Broadside]: First Class Citizenship Benefits You - Your Children - and Your Community

      [No place]: N.A.A.C.P.. [circa 1950]. Partially printed large illustrated broadside. Approximately 22" x 21". Illustrated with a diverse-looking group of African-Americans. Slightly irregular folds, small tears and tack holes at the extremities, very good. A broadside sign-up sheet for African-American parishes (hand-filled out for Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church in Arlington, Virginia) with the signers pledging to pay their poll taxes, register to vote, vote in every election, and join the N.A.A.C.P. The names of 39 parishioners have been filled in by the same hand. Undated, but the first name is that of Rev. Michael Kanda, who headed the Church from 1948-1952. Virginia's poll tax was instituted in 1902 and immediately resulted in about 80% of African-Americans being removed from the rolls. It was rendered invalid by the Voting Rights Act of 1964. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Farmer Giles of Ham, The Rise and Wonderful Adventures of Farmer Giles, Lord of Tame, Count of Worminghall and King of the Little Kingdom, 1st US Edition 1st Impression with Original Dustjacket, Signed By Illustrator Pauline Baynes

      Riverside Press Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin, 1950. 1st Edition, Hobbits, Lord of the Rings. Original Cloth. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. Pauline Baynes. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Farmer Giles of Ham, The Rise and Wonderful Adventures of Farmer Giles, Lord of Tame, Count of Worminghall and King of the Little Kingdom, by J.R.R. Tolkien. This is his second major published work, preceded only by the Hobbit. Published in 1950, printed in Great Britain, this is the 1st impression of the 1st Edition, published by Houghton Mifflin. A Very Good Plus book, signed to the title page by the Illustrator, Pauline Diana Baynes. This was her first commission for Tolkien, who famously said of her Farmer Giles work, that it had "reduced {his} text to a commentary on her drawings". The covers are clean with a moisture mark to the front lower board reaching the lower spine area. The corners are a little bruised with a minor amount of wrinkling and color loss to the dustjacket. The book has a tight binding, with no names or writing, no foxing or offsetting noted. Some light fading to the spine of the dustjacket, with original dustjacket being price clipped to both front and rear flap. Very Good Plus/Near Fine condition, showing a little edgewear, mainly to the top of the spine. The blue and orange colors are bright and clean, no spots or soiling. Textblock is clean and tight, without any foxing, no names or writing, other than the illustrator's signature to the title page. Features two color plates by Pauline Baynes, as well as being illustrated on almost every page with her line drawings. Highly collectable in this signed state, this is a lovely copy for any Tolkien fans collection. Housed in a custom leather slipcase, featuring Tolkien's line drawing of Chrysophylax, gilt stamped to front and the JRRT Monogram to the rear. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Very Good Plus / Very Good Plus.

      [Bookseller: The Tolkien Bookshelf]
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        I, Robot

      DOUBLEDAY & COMPANY, NEW YORK 1950 - General wear and rubbed cover. Tight binding. Bookplate on front free endcover. No markings. Few tears on dust jacket. Small creased on dust jacket spine. Dust jacket price $3.50. Foxing on front and back free endpage. DATE PUBLISHED: 1950 EDITION: FIRST ED 218 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        La vouivre.

      Pierre Bricage 1950 - - Pierre Bricage, Paris 1950, 25x33cm, en feuilles sous chemise et étui. - Edition illustrée de 56 bois gravés originaux de Jean Chièze, un des 20 exemplaires lettrés réservés aux collaborateurs, le nôtre imprimé sur Marais pur fil. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à sa fille Colette et à son gendre Raymond Magne. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Iconographia insectorum Japonicorum. Editio secunda, reformata. (AND) Index.

      . Tokyo, Hokuryukan, 1950. Two parts in two. Thick 8vo. 1,738 pp., 15 full colour plates, two tables, numerous text figures. Publisher's half calf over linen boards. Title in silver on spine (the main work); 8vo. 203, 14 pp. of text and two with figures. Publisher's blind-stamped limp linen with gilt title on front cover and spine (the index volume).* The very rare index included. Important guide to the insects of Japan in Japanese with Latin nomenclature and each species illustrated. Fifty entomologists prepared the descriptions of the different groups and species. Published in a numbered edition, of which this is #2996. Inner hinges reinforced. A very good copy complemented by the very rare index, published separately, also in Latin and Japanese, and including a chapter with additions and corrections (in Japanese). The index has no date in arabic numerals. A very good clean set..

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg BV]
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        The Third Man and The Fallen Idol

      London: William Heinemann Ltd,, 1950. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. A gift inscription to front free endpaper. Spine rolled and lightly spotted to the edges of the contents. An excellent copy in the jacket with a few minor nicks. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Christian Behavior

      Macmillan & Co., 1950, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, Signed by C.S. LewisSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, This is an uncommon book; C. S. Lewis' is a rare autograph, indeed!, Book

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        Poster for the exhibition Sculpture-Art Graphique.

      Paris: Galerie Maeght. 1950 - Lithographic poster. 76 x 51 cm. 30 x 20 inches. Apparently a second printing on larger format paper with the lithographed signature lower right. Mourlot, 92. Corredor-Matheos,5. Marginal tears and pinholes.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Tapis tunisiens (4 volumes)

      Horizons de France, Paris, 1950-1957, Portfolio, Book Condition: Very Good-; 8 x 11.5 (29 cm) three-tied cardboard Portfolios with impression of title page on top board in Very Good condition. Minor spotting. Splitting to hinges.Illustrated by 15 color plates 405 black and white; I. "Kairouan" et imitations. Nouvelle ?d. revue et compl?t?e, 1955 (original ed. 1937). 68, [3] p., A-C, CXXV collotypes (4 of them hand colored), 27 in-text figures - II. Tapis b?douins ? haute laine. 1950. [3]-26, [1] p., LXX collotypes (4 of them hand colored), 7 in-text figures - III. Tissus d?cor?s de Gafsa et imitations. 1953. 68, [3] p., LXVIII collotypes (3 of them hand-colored), 24 in-text figures - IV. Tissus ras d?cor?s de Kairouan, du Sahel et du Sud tunisien. 1957. [3]-91, [2] p., CXXVIII, CXXVIII bis, CXXIX-CXLIX, CXLIX bis, CL-CLIV collotypes (4 of them hand colored), 50 in-text figures. At head of title, I-III: Protectorat fran?ais, Gouvernement tunisien, Direction de l'instruction publique et des beaux-arts. IV: Royaume de Tunis, Gouvernement tunisien, Minist?re de l'?conomie nationale. All parts in cardboard portfolios with impression of title page on top board. [GWO 1912-1915, CSROT t2519, CRES 1198].; 12; [1098] pp.

      [Bookseller: RugBooks]
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        [Collection of 20 Designs for Curtains and Window Treatments]

      N.p., n.d [ca. 1950?]. (INTERIOR DECORATION) Approximately 15-3/4 x 10 inches each. Watercolor on paper. Very good (a few with cello-tape residue on verso) . Finely executed conceptual drawings in watercolor for contemporary and period curtains and window draperies

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        La nuit du rose-hôtel.

      Gallimard 1950 - - Gallimard, Paris 1950, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux et très bel envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à (André) Rolland de Renéville : ". (Pour R. de R.) Sur le tapis de la laine usagée, le boa constrictor, de huit mètres de long, tout écaillé d'argent, ceinture intimement le lion chevelu de l'Atlas aux yeux songeurs." Mors légèrement frottés comportant une déchirure recollée en pied, deux taches claires sur la première garde, légères traces de frottements sur le premier plat. Préface de André Breton. Les envois autographes de Maurice Fourré sont rares. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de André Rolland de Renéville. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        I Ching or Book of Changes Two Volume Slipcased Set

      New York: Pantheon Books The Bollingen Series XIX., 1950, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very GoodSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, I Ching or Book of Changes Two Volume Slipcased Set. black cloth stamped with gilt titling to spine, gilt rules and decoration. Very good condition overall. Volume 1 is missing the Dust Jacket, grey dust jacket on Volume two is very good with some wear to edges.Third Printing Nov. 1955. Fold out Key Chart in Vol 1. The Black Slip case is in very good condition, also good and strong... there is some rubbing to the edges. Volume 1 is the text and volume 2 the commentaries. Volume 1 has notes on the free end and paste down that completely fill those 2 pages, mostly in Pencil but some blue pen, doesn't appear to have any other notes or marks in the books. Both volumes have a personal Library card pocket in the back of each book. Overall a nice set for this rare edition! CAME FROM THE ESTATE SALE OF A SMOKER!

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        My Stocking

      [New York]: Harper and Brothers. (1950). First. First edition. Small size (approximately 4" x 3"). Canvas bound printed paper over thick card. Fine. A "Riffle" or flip book of Santa Claus filling up a Christmas stocking, but which has the unfortunate and presumably inadvertent effect of making it look like Santa is abusing himself. This might account for the scarcity of the book. OCLC locates only two copies, at the Detroit Public Library and National Library of Scotland. .

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

      London: William Heinemann. (1950). First. First English edition. Illustrated with photographs by Cecil Beaton, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Hoynigen-Huene, and others. Crown is quite bumped, thus good only in about very good original unprinted glassine dustwrapper with chipping on the spine. One of 200 numbered copies. Although not called for, this copy is Signed by the auithor. .

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

      Random House (1950)., New York - First Edition. 8vo, 92pp. Capote's impressions of New Orleans, Hollywood, Tangiers, New York, among other places, with photographs by Cecil Beaton, Cartier-Bresson, Hoynigen-Huene, Alexander Liberman, among others 8vo, illustrated with photographs, original cloth-backed boards, dustwrapper. Very nice copy. Uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Local Color

      London: William Heinemann. (1950). First. First English edition. Fine in near very good original unprinted glassine dustwrapper with chipping on the spine. One of 200 numbered copies. Illustrated with photographs by Cecil Beaton, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Hoynigen-Huene, and others. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        THE NUREMBERG CHRONICLE, A PICTORIAL WORLD HISTORY FROM THE CREATION TO 1493. A Monograph by Ellen Shaffer. With a Leaf from the Pirated Augsburg Latin Edition of 1497

      Printed at the Plantin Press for Dawson's Book Shop, Los Angeles 1950 - Brings together all the information available on the making of this extradordiary book, done only 50 years after the invention of printing. Folio volume in teal blue pictorial cloth stamped and lettered in red. The endpapers reproduce the map from the Nuremberg Chronicle. With an ORIGINAL LEAF from the 1497 edition of the Chronicle. A Limited Edition of 300 copies printed by Saul and Lillian Marks at the Plantin Press. SPECIAL PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR: "For--, a discriminating booklover in whose library I'm very proud to have this, my one and only book. Ellen Shaffer June 16, 1950." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: RON RAMSWICK BOOKS]
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