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        Northern Campanulatum

      Published in 1933-1950 - A wonderfully detailed hand colored lithograph from Henry John Elwes book “A Supplement to Elwes' Monograph of the Genus Lilium”, published from 1933-1950. Overall this print is of superior quality on crisp white paper with dimensions of 14.5”x21.5”. In very good condition with some light foxing and staining. H. J. Elwes published the original “Monograph of the Genus Lilium” in 1877-80. In this monumental work a series of magnificent plates represented all the lilies at that time in cultivation in Great Britain. The illustrations were all drawn from living specimens. Elwes recognized that his work was incomplete, as many other species had still to be introduced into European cultivation. It was characteristic of his enthusiasm and energy that immediately on publication of his monograph he began the long and laborious task of collecting material for a supplement. This he pursued for many years, and although unfortunately he passed away before its completion. Arthur Grove, an associate working with Elwes to assemble material for the publication continued with the project. Grove had devoted a long life to the cultivation and study of lilies. Mr. D. Cotton, keeper of the Herbarium at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, was also instrumental to its publication as .was Lillian Snelling who illustrated the book. The result of these endeavors was a valuable supplement, which was produced in the same form as the original monograph.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        Of Men and Mountains

      Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York 1950 - Original green cloth, gilt, somewhat worn and dulled, but a good copy Presentation copy to Eugene Zuckert (whom Justice Douglas elsewhere called his "first outstanding student" at Harvard)-"For Gene Zuchart / who has conquered many / a 'mountain' on his own / with admiration and affection / W O Douglas / April 28 1950" [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc., member ABAA]
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        Les journaux des dieux, roman, précédé d'un Essai sur la définition, l'évolution et le bouleversement total de la prose et du roman, et d'une préface-défi de Maurice Lemaître

      Aux escaliers de Lausanne, Paris 1950 - Grand in-8. 223 pages + section illustrée. Petites pertes de papier au dos et en marge de la couverture, signature d'un ancien propriétaire en page de garde, papier fragile. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Bonheur d'occasion (LILA/ILAB)]
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        Nº 1-36. Director Leopoldo Panero. Años 1950-1951. Colaboraciones de Vicente Aleixandre, Gerardo Diego, Luis Felipe Vivanco, Camilo José Cela, García Nieto, Dalí, Carmen Conde, etc.

      1950-1951, Madrid 1950 - 35x58 12 pp. por número. Libro [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Salambó]
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        The Miraculous Fish of Domingo Gonzales

      New York: W.W. Norton. (1950). First. First edition. Illustrated by William de la Torre. Small bookstore label on the front fly, and old tape shadows on the pastedowns where a previous owner had affixed the flaps, else fine in an attractive, very good dustwrapper that has been laminated, has corresponding shadows on the flaps, and has suffered some modest fading at the extremities. The last of the author's four novels, and his only non-mystery. Comic and sly novel about a sleepy Mexican fishing village where the only catch is sharks. The village achieves the luxuries of modern civilization when an American buyer of shark livers moves in. Goldsmith, a novelist and screenwriter, is best known for his classic noir novel Detour, which was made into the seminal cult noir film. Very scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        La Chastelaine de Vergy (illus. Ignasi Vidal)

      J. Pardo, Nice 1950 - Nice. Joseph Pardo. 1950. 75pp. With tissue-guarded woodcuts and hand-coloured illuminations by the Spanish painter and illustrator, Ignasi Vidal. Published in the EXTREMELY LIMITED QUANTITY OF 98 COPIES - this copy # 59. A beautifully produced limited edition, on fine hand-made Angoumois paper, the illustrations reflecting the medieval character of the work. The type for this work was destroyed after printing. Unbound, as issued, in printed wraps, card sleeve and matching slipcase. The slipcase a little soiled, rubbed at the edges and corners; contents in good order, but occasional foxing ( a hazard of using this sort of paper), more pronounced towards the end of the work. RARE.

      [Bookseller: Valier Illustrated 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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      Lucos, Mulhouse 1950 - A.B.C. Livre à systèmes en relief Sans date (vers 1950),Mulhouse-éditions Lucos,format (19,5 x 27 cm) Reliure demi-percaline rouge 6 tableaux en couleurs à systémes de Jo Zagula un des meilleurs albums publiés par l'éditeur alsacien Etat: coins émoussés,défaut de toile en pied de coiffe,un trait de crayon au premier plat,les tableaux sont complets à l'exception du tableau 6 qui déplore le manque d'un personnage,quelques taches éparses,ouvrage solide,très rare exemplaire de cet abcédaire poids 350g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie KPMA Sarl]
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      Trieste: Edizioni dello Zibaldone, 1950. Prima edizione di 350 + XXV + 10 es. numerati. broch. Ottimo (Fine). 16mo. Con un ritratto del poeta di Vittorio Bolaffio Esemplare 295 [Gambetti, 2007]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Mexican farmers, chickens, birds, trees and a blond mother and child in a black background.Design for a Mural.

      ca. 1950s. - Gouache painting on board. 20 x 18 inches. Thin horizontal crack. Authenticated by the artist's son, Tony Sheets, on the verso. Annotated "2017 Midwick Drive, Altadena" on the verso, but the mural is believed to be in a building in present day Buena Park.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Mosaics of Haghia Sophia at Istanbul.

      - Boston, The Byzantine Institute, sans date (1950). In-folio de (5) ff. + 50 pl. h.t.; en feuilles, sous chemise cartonnée de l'éditeur. Edition limitée à 150 exemplaires. Celui-ci, non justifié, sur papier Johannot, en très bon état (infimes usures à la chemise). On joint une lettre tapuscrite de John Nicolas Brown, President The Byzantine Institute signée à M. Henri Massé, Administrateur de l'Ecole Nationale des Langues Orientales. July 14, 1950. 2 pp. in-4, en-tête The Byzantine Institute. Puis une lettre tapuscrite de Thomas Whittemore signée probablement au même destinataire. February 28 th, 1950. 2 pp. in-4, même en-tête. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie les mains dans les poches]
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        Two Hydrogen-Bonded Spiral Configurations of the Polypeptide Chain" in The Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. LXXII [72], September-December 1950, 5349

      - FIRST EDITION OF LINUS PAULING AND ROBERT COREY'S FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT OF THEIR SEMINAL MOLECULAR BIOLOGY FINDINGS REGARDING THE THEORETICAL ALPHA AND GAMMA HELIXES, TWO CONFIGURATIONS OF THE ARRANGEMENT OF ATOMS IN PROTEINS. The authors "must have realized the bombshell they had dropped on the scientific world. Knowledge of the inner workings of proteins -- molecules often referred to as the building blocks of life -- would be the key to understanding biology at the molecular level" (Brownlee in PNAS Website). A full decade before x-ray crystallography first revealed the structures of proteins, Pauling and Corey deduced their main structural features: the alpha and the gamma helix. Their work had the same significance for proteins as the Watson and Crick papers, published two years later, had for the structure of DNA. In the short letter that published in this volume, the two scientists clearly state "that they had come up with two spiral models; they mention their hydrogen bonding scheme and assert that there was evidence that the proposed structures were present in a variety of proteins. They hinted at a molecular model for silk. They said nothing about the discrepancy between their models and the x-ray data. They ended with the promise that 'a detailed account of this work will be published soon'" (Special Collections and Archive Research, Oregon State). "Pauling and Corey's research, now over a half-century old, guides today's biotechnology revolution and the search for hundreds of disease cures -- drugs that may someday conquer Alzheimer's disease, cystic fibrosis, Mad Cow disease and many forms of cancer" (Brownlee). Linus Paulingwon the 1954 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for his research into the nature of the chemical bond and its application to the elucidation of the structure of complex substances' (Nobel Prize Committee). CONDITION & DETAILS: Easton: American Chemical Society. Full volume. Quarto (10.25 x 7.5 inches; 256 x 188mm). Bound in maroon cloth with decorative paper boards. Gilt-lettered, green morocco spine label. Minor rubbing and scuffing at the edges. Tiny spot on spine label. Tightly and very solidly bound. Bright and clean throughout. Very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Atticus Rare Books]
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      Proel, Santander 1950 - 1ª ed. 17x24.3. 119pp. 2h. Retrato de Ricardo Zamorano. Rústica. Prólogo a Gerardo Diego. Tirada de 500 ejemplares. Dedicatoria autógrafa la familia Teira, con un dibujo original a dos tintas. Huellas de óxido en el interior, cubiertas ligeramente oscurecidas. Este es el segundo libro de poesía de Hierro. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

      [Bookseller: Carmichael Alonso libros]
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        What's the water like? Looks pretty cold!

      c. 1950 - Sheet size: 255 × 327 mm. Pen and ink on wove paper. The cartoons and illustrations of Nicolas Bentley (1907-1978) were part of the warp and weft of English popular culture in the 1950s and 60s. Never savage, though often waspishly accurate and exuding an urbane air of amusement at the foibles of his fellows, Bentley's work was familiar to the public from a wide variety of publications. Between 1952 and 1954 he drew regular cartoons for the weekly Time and Tide, and after that for the daily News Chronicle. Between 1958 and 1962 he drew topical cartoons for the Daily Mail under the title "Watch My Line." He also drew many portraits, in black and white line, of famous people, for various papers, including over sixty for the Sunday Telegraph, which began publication in February 1961.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Albumblatt mit 26 eigenh. U.

      O. O., [um 1950].. 1 S. Gr.-8vo. Gelocht (ohne Schriftberührung).. Für eine geplante Ausgabe von Portraits haben sich Alfred Neumann, Hugo Hartung, Lotte Wege, Egon Reim, W. Schnurre, Werner Tilger, Annemarie Weber, Geno Hartlaub, Wilhelm Jacobs, Siegfried Lenz, Carl Heinz Möhle, Hans Erich Nossack, Robert Pilchowski, Ernst Schnabel, Stefan Andres, Hans Bender, Walter Jens, Ernst Kreuder, Albert Bosper, Kurt Kusenberg, Gerhard Timm, Josef Martin Bauer, Hermann Stahl, Günter Eich und Julia Pons eingetragen.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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      CARNEGIE INSTITUTION, Publication No. 589 1950 - xvii, 347 pages of text, plus 64 pages of photographs and drawings and 64 pages of descriptions.

      [Bookseller: Ethnographic Arts Publications]
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        A Little Stone

      London: John Lehman. (1950). First. First edition, first issue binding. Tiny bump at the top of the rear board, still easily fine in fine and fresh, as new dustwrapper. A beautiful copy of this collection of stories. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      Herbert Jenkins Ltd 1950, 1950. w/DJ cond. Fine/Fine. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: UnEarthly Books]
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        Autograph Quotation / Broadside / Publicity Photograph.

      - American poet and Lincoln biographer. A stunning trio of items archivally matted and framed together. First, the scarce broadside "Ever Normal Turmoil," 10½" X 15", printed at San Francisco's famed Peregrine Press in October 1950 in an edition of 200 copies. Very good. Sandburg composed this meditation upon war and peace on July 9, 1944. Alongside this is an appropriate autograph item: a small, unsigned Autograph Quotation in pencil, reading in full: "The first world war came and its / cost was laid on the people. / The second world war -- what will / be its cost and will it repay the / people for what they pay?" Very good. Mild age toning. Next to this is the third item, a scarce large publicity portrait of Sandburg by Robert Buchbinder. Near fine. A tremendous trio, simply and tastefully presented. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA]
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        Burning Bright

      Viking 1950 - First Edition, First Printing. A stunning dustjacket that is vibrant in color with slight wear to the edges and corners. The dustjacket has the $2.50 price present and all the first issue points. The book is in excellent shape and appears to be unread. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with imperceptible wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy of this true first edition in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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      NY: Viking, (1950) - Lovely fine First Edition in dust jacket of one of the Nobel Laureate's scarcer titles, another of his experimental works presaged by Of Mice and Men and The Moon is Down. A self-described play-novelette involving but four characters, the book came out in a total first printing of a mere 15,000 copies. Fine copy in very near Fine bright dust jacket with miniscule chipping to the crown. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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        BURNING BRIGHT, A Play in Story Form

      New York Viking Press 1950 - First edition. 8vo, full grey cloth lettered in red on upper cover and spine, in dustjacket. 159. A bright clean and unusually nice copy. In the Foreword Steinbeck writes his reasons for writing in this format - play-novellette: "I find it difficult to read plays, and in this I do not find myself alone. The printed play is read almost exclusively by people closely associated with the theater, by students of the theater, and by the comparatively small group of readers who are passionately fond of the theater. .[this] will be more widely read because it is presented as ordinary fiction." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        Blick von einer Anhöhe auf den Ort Tegernsee, das Kloster und den See, im Hintergrund Berge, rechts hoher Randbaum.

      . Öl auf Pappe von Otto Hellmeier, rechts unten signiert, um 1950, 39 x 48 cm.. Der Münchner Maler Otto Hellmeier (1908 - 1996) schuf in seinem ganz eigenen Stil Veduten vor allem aus seiner bayerischen Heimat. In Raisting am Ammersee ist ihm und seinem Werk ein eigenes Museum gewidmet. - Gerahmt.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        El Canto de San Martín : Epopeya Poético-Musical / con música de Julio Perceval

      Mendoza : Comisión Auxiliar Organizadora del Congreso Nacional de Historia del Libertador G José de San Martín 1950 - ~ El oratorio dramático «Canto de San Martín» fue estrenado el 30 de diciembre de 1950 en la inauguración del Teatro Griego de Mendoza, con la asistencia de Perón y Evita, e interpretado por el barítono Felipe Romito, como cronista, y cantado por la soprano Nilda Hofmann, la mezzo Carmela Giuliano, el tenor Humberto Di Toto, el barítono Ángel Mattiello y una masa coral de 700 voces integrada por los coros universitarios de Cuyo, Tucumán, Córdoba y La Plata, coros de voces blancas de los niños de las escuelas primarias de Mendoza y del colegio Don Bosco de San Juan, coro de la Facultad de Derecho de Buenos Aires, coro del Teatro Argentino de La Plata y coro del Teatro Colón de Buenos Aires, acompañados por las orquestas de la Universidad Nacional de Cuyo y del Teatro Colón de Buenos Aires, dirigidas por Julio Perceval ~ Rústica original ~ 56p ~ 27x18x1cm. ~ Lomo y cubierta posterior ficticios, pequeño faltante en esquina inferior derecha de la cubierta (restaurado). Papel algo amarillecido, si no, Muy Buen estado ~ LANGUAGE: Español [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lirolay]
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        Erwachen". Eigenh. Gedicht (12 Zeilen) mit U.

      O. O., [um 1950/60]. - ¾ S. Gr.-4to. Das 1919 erstmals veröffentlichte Gedicht (Leipzig, Insel), wohl in einer recht späten Abschrift: "Ich lag in dir noch unverzweigt, | Du tiefer Felsen einer Nacht; | So kalt wie Stein und trostesarm [.]". - Auf Velin-Papier mit Wasserzeichen "Extra strong". - Mit kleinen Randläsuren; leicht knittrig und gering fleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Théorie des Distributions, I-II [all published].

      Hermann & Cie 1950-1951, Paris - A fine copy of his classic text on distribution theory. Distributions (or generalized functions) were first introduced by Sergei Sobolev in 1935, but it was Schwartz who systematically studied the subject and eventually developed it into a full theory with practical applications. In 1950 Schwartz was awarded the Fields Medal for his work on distributions. 2 vols. 8vo. Original printed wrappers. (2),148; 169,(3) pp. (Publications de l'Institut de Mathématique de l'Université de Strasbourg, nos. 9 and 10; Actualités Scientifiques et Industrielles, nos. 1091 and 1122). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: SOPHIA RARE BOOKS]
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        Kalendario ydolatrico en 16 f No. 23 Inv. 6. No. 1 appartenant a E. Eug. Goupil 1889 Paris.

      (O.O., o. Dr., ca. 1950).. 26x29 cm. Leporello mit 20 farbigen numerierten Tafeln und 1 Titelblatt (ca. 25x595 cm) mit Originalpappdeckeln.. Faksimile des Ritualkalenders der Mexica bzw. Azteken, das letzte Blatt mit faksimilierter Handschrift "Kalendario ... E. Eug. Goupil". Im Unterschied zum Faksimile um 1900 bei Monroco Paris mit den dort fehlenden Blatt 1 und 2 aus anderen Codices mit dem Vermerk "Lamina reconstruida segun datos de otros codices", Blatt 3-20 ohne faksimilierte Stempel von Goupil und Waldeck. - Charles Eugene Espidon Goupil erwarb eine Sammlung von Azteken-Codices von Joseph Marius Alexis Aubin und baute diese aus. Der Calendario idolatrico ist auch unter dem Namen Codice Tonalamatl oder Tonalamatl Aubin bekannt. - Deckel mit Lichtrand. Ränder und Titelblatt etwas fleckig).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Thierstein]
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        [Playscript]: Guys and Dolls: A Musical Fable of Broadway

      New York: Music Theatre, Inc.. (No date - 1950). First. Mimeographed sheets bradbound in pink stiff paper wrappers. Fine. Script for the original performance of this important musical play, which originally ran for 1200 performances with a splendid cast that included Robert Alda, Isabel Bigley, Vivian Blaine, and Sam Levene. The show's success begat the 1955 Joseph L. Mankiewicz-directed film version featuring Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra, Vivian Blaine and Stubby Kaye (the latter two reprising their inimitable Broadway performances). Co-author Swerling was one of Hollywood's best kept secrets; he contributed to the screenplays for many excellent films. Rare. Ex-Carter Burden. .

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

      Gallimard 1950 - - Gallimard, Paris 1950, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale de la traduction française, un des 34 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Bel et rare exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Restoration Love Songs. With decorations by Rex Whistler

      Preston, Herts: The Cupid Press 1950. . Limited edition, no. 248 of 660 copies, 8vo, xx, 153, (3) pp, with a folding coloured frontispiece and 6 black and white plates, marbled endpapers, finely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in full scarlet morocco, maroon spine label, t.e.g., a fine copy. Including work by 42 poets, as well as anonymous verse, including Aphra Benn, John Dryden, Thomas Otway, Matthew Prior and the Earl of Rochester.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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      A 19" x 25" portrait by Plath of her high school classmate and friend Arden Tapley, executed in pastels. Undated, but probably from 1950, the year both of them graduated from Wellesley High School. Arden is wearing her hair in the same style as her graduation photograph and may be wearing the same shirt. Plath's mastery of the craft of portraiture is limited: her anatomy is far from perfect, but her intent to capture the essence of her subject is boldly realized not only in the outer depiction of her hairstyle and nondescript clothing, but more importantly in the intensity of the gaze captured by the artist. The portrait would be remarkable if it contained only her eyes, which look askance with a combination of intensity and vulnerability that seems to perfectly embody the artist herself, perhaps as much as her friend. Arden Tapley's daughter recalled that her mother often spoke of her high school friendship with Sylvia, and that both were rather "shy, sensitive girls who naturally gravitated toward each other." She said that when she first saw the image she immediately recognized it as her mother, and in that sense Plath did capture an essence of her young friend. We have never seen such an artwork by Plath offered on the market; her sketch of Ted Hughes that was done seven years later and recently sold for $49,000 was a considerably less "finished" work, albeit one that showed a more mature command of style and representation. All of Plath's significant works have long been institutionalized. Once creased near the lower edge, apparently to display the image without showing the hands; small red stamp lower left corner; else fine. Matted and framed to 23-1/4" x 30". A powerful image of a close friend by the noted writer while she was still a high school student.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Quelques aventures de maître renart, burins de Joseph Hecht, la jeune gravure contemporaine, éditions michel de romilly, Paris, 1950.

      - 1 vol. grand in-4° en feuilles sous couv. rempliée et chemise cartonnée (chemise empoussiérée), 82 p + 14 burins hors-texte, très bel état.Un des 185 exemplaires su BFK rives. Tirage à 265 exemplaires. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mesnard - Comptoir du Livre Ancien]
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        Théorie des Distributions, I-II [all published]

      Paris: Hermann & Cie, 1950-1951. First edition. A fine copy of his classic text on distribution theory. Distributions (or generalized functions) were first introduced by Sergei Sobolev in 1935, but it was Schwartz who systematically studied the subject and eventually developed it into a full theory with practical applications. In 1950 Schwartz was awarded the Fields Medal for his work on distributions. 2 vols. 8vo. Original printed wrappers. (2),148; 169,(3) pp. (Publications de l'Institut de Mathématique de l'Université de Strasbourg, nos. 9 and 10; Actualités Scientifiques et Industrielles, nos. 1091 and 1122).

      [Bookseller: SOPHIA RARE BOOKS]
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        The Works of Mr. Francis Rabelais Doctor in Physick. Containing Five Books of The Lives, Heroick Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Sonne Pantagruel

      London: For The Navarre, n.d. (c.1950). 2 vols., 8-3/4" x 5-7/8", illustrated by W. Heath Robinson, title-pages printed in red and black. Bound in fine full straight grained blue calf, ribbed gilt decorated spines, gilt lettered maroon and blue morocco spine labels, cover ruled and paneled in gilt, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, by Riviere & Son. Hinges fine, head and foot of spines fine, in NEAR NEW condition.

      [Bookseller: D&D Galleries - ABAA]
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        Notes on a Horse Thief

      Levee Press, Greenville 1950 - First Printing. Number 82 of 975 signed copies. Boldly signed by Faulkner on the limitation page. A beautiful copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cahill Rare Books]
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        Original Photograph! Hemingway, wife, and friends in the bar at La Florida ("Floridita") in Havana, Cuba

      Havana, Cuba, [1950/1951] Photograph of Ernest Hemingway, his wife Mary, and others. Black & white, 9.75? x 8?. Fine condition.Taken 1950/1951 in the bar at La Florida (?La Floridita?), in Havana, Cuba, picturing left to right in front row, Gianfranco Ivancich, Roberto Herrera, Ernest Hemingway, two unidentified, Mary Hemingway, and, seated, two mariachi band members.This photograph is from the personal property of Roberto Herrera Sotolongo, the personal secretary and friend of Ernest Hemingway. Herrera and Hemingway met in 1942, when Herrera became a crewmember aboard Hemingway?s boat the ?Pilar?, at the height of World War II, when Hemingway patrolled the Gulf Stream for German submarines for the US Government. Herrera and Hemingway became friends while sharing in their mutual interests of hunting, fishing aboard the ?Pilar?, and drinking at their favorite bar, La Floridita. They also attended bullfights together, and Herrera, an avid photographer, captured many photos and movies of all these acti

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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