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        Alla våra Runstenar (runestones)

      1950 - Sveriges samlade runinskrifter på lösa stenar, fasta hällar och föremål, kyrkväggar och annat. Efter Runverket, Liljegrens Runurkunder och ATA: arkiv samlade och i sammandrag utgivna av Åke Ohlmarks. Till minnet av professor Sigurd Agrell, utharkteorins skapare. vol 1: Uppland I. 20, 225 pp., vol 2: Uppland II. 226-440 pp., vol 3: Södermanland, Västmanland, övr Svealand. 441-619 pp., vol 4: Västergötland, Bohuslän, Östergötland. 620-810 pp., vol 5: Gotland, Småland - Öland, Skåneland, Norrland. 811-1022 pp. Illustrated. Typewritten manuscript never published. Text in Swedish. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thulin&Ohlson AntiqBookseller Since 1918]
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        Paul Bunyan

      1950 - Original charcoal and crayon drawing, 16 x 23 inches. Gropper depicts the legendary Bunyan standing tall, with one powerful arm resting on a tree stump and another clutching an axe; from the series American Folk Heroes, which included Johnny Appleseed and John Henry; matted. Shipping Extra [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        AFFICHE : TO ACAPULCO VIA AMERICAN AIRLINES AND SABENA

      - Date : 1950 Dimensions : 77x101cm Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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        AFFICHE : TOPAZE FERNANDEL - PAGNOL

      - Date : 1950 Dimensions : 120x160cm Imp. Monégasque - MONTE-CARLO Condition : entoilée B Affiche originale entoilée en bon état. Marges latérales très légèrement rognées.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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        AFFICHE : COMPAGNIE GENERALE TRANSATLANTIQUE ANTILLES VENEZUELA

      - Date : 1950 Dimensions : 60x100cm Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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        AFFICHE : MESSAGERIES MARITIMES « PASTEUR »

      - Date : 1950 Dimensions : 60x100cm Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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        AFFICHE : SOCIETE ALGERIENNE DE NAVIGATION CHARLES SCHIAFFINO ALGER-PARIS

      - Date : 1950 Dimensions : 60x100cm Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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        Vogue Magazine (American), January 1950 - Original Erwin Blumenfeld "Doe Eye" Cover Featuring Jean Patchett

      New York: Conde Nast. Single Issue Magazine. 164 pages. The original "Doe Eye" issue. Unmarked with moderate wear. Minor loss at each end of back strip. A high-quality copy of this iconic masterpiece. . Very Good. 1950. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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        The Simple Art of Murder

      London: Hamish Hamilton,, 1950. Octavo. Original purple cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with some nicks and short splits repaired to the verso with tape. First book edition, first printing of the author's influential essay on detective fiction, which was first published in the Atlantic Monthly in December 1944, along with a selection of his short stories.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Town & The City

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company,, 1950. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. Contents very slightly toned. An excellent copy in the rubbed, creased and nicked jacket. First edition, first printing. Review copy with the publisher's notice tipped-in on the front free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE TOWN AND THE CITY

      Harcourt Brace And Company, New York 1950 - First edition of the author's first book published under the name John Kerouac. 8vo., 499pp. Cranberry red cloth, gilt-stamped upper cover & spine lettering, medium grey topstain. A near fine or better copy in a very bright correctly priced dust jacket with a bit of expert conservation at the spine crown. A conventional essentially autobiographical novel, influenced much by his admiration of the work of Thomas Wolfe, it would be seven years before Kerouac would publish in his own unique "spontaneous prose", his second novel, the ground-breaking "On The Road". An exceptional copy of this increasingly uncommon title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        ARTISTES LIBRES. PREMIÉRE SERIE DU BIBLIOTHEQUE DE COBRA.

      Ejnar Munksgaard, 1950. French edt. 15 booklets + colophone (4pp). All booklets with the original litographed paperboards. With slip case (bookbinder Ole Olsen?). An unusual fine, well-preserved copy with all booklets appearing unread. Slipcase in very fine condition. Scarcely seen with all 16 booklets in this excellent condition. Artists presented are Pierre Alechinsky, Else Alfelt, Karel Appel, Atlan, Ejler Bille, Constant, Corneille, Jaques Doucet, Sonja Ferlov, Stephen Gilbert, Svavar Gudnason, Henry Heerup, Egill Jacobsen, Asger Jorn & Carl-Henning Pedersen (& Erik Ortvad). The Magazine was published from 1949-51 with Dotremont as editior, and the Cobra-library "Artistes Libres/Frie Kunstnere", edited by Asger Jorn came in 15 small monographs in a french and danish edition in Copenhagen 1950. In the danish version a 16th booklet was published in 1979. The artist Erik Ortvad got engaged with the Cobra-artists though he never got a conspicuous part. Cobra dissolved in 1951, and the Ortvad publication wasn´t published until 1979. The publication is rather anonomys compared to the previous 15 booklets. (Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

      [Bookseller: Bøger & Kuriosa]
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        The Town and the City

      Harcourt Brace, 1950. Hardcover. Very Good. 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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        U no es Ningú

      500 copies (deluxe) numbered 76 to 575clothboundsigned by the artist and the poetSigned book  This book is a veritable bibliographical landmark, due in equal measure to its intrinsic value and its special significance. Antoni Tàpies produced the suite of drawings between 1950-1951, the culminating moment of his oneiric period, when the hallmark of Surrealism and the consolidation of his own personality were crystallizing in works that reached extraordinary heights. Joan Brossa s prose poems, written at the same time as Tàpies was working on his drawings, comprise a parallel vision of the world expressed in literature, and contain a profound lyricism and originality that in themselves justify the prominent position that this poet holds in Catalan literature.

      [Bookseller: La Rara]
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        El Poema De Montserrat. Aiguaforts En Color De Ramón De Capmany. Inicials I Xilografies De Ricard Marlet.

      Sallent, Sabadell - Barcelona 1950 - 210 - 290 - 260 y 210pp. en muy buen papel de hilo. Sumamente y muy bellamente ilustrado con 44 láminas, aguafuertes originales a color, y xilografías en texto. Edición única de solo 188 ejemplares. Firmado por el autor. Excelente obra, en buen estado de conservación. En rama, con caja individual para caja vol. con las lomeras en pergamino. Size: 4 Vols. a Gran Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUARIA]
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        The Word Problem in Semi-Groups With Cancellation

      Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Alan Turing's (1912-1954) last paper. Turing gained posthumous fame for his work in early computer theory and the practical application of those theories in the development of the Colossus computer that was responsible for the breaking the German Enigman codes during World War II. After the War, Turing began to contemplate his earlier paper, "On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem," (Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society, 2 (1937) 42 (1)) and his conclusion that the halting problem is unsolvable.& & The Halting Problem is the problem in knowing if a machine programmed to solve a problem will finish running or continue running forever. Turing began to wonder if that same hypothesis word transfer to word groups--undoubtedly influenced by his work on the Enigma code breaking project at Bletchley Park during the War. This paper is Turing's conclusion that, in fact, his earlier paper was correct and that theory of the Halting Problem was also unsolvable with word problems.& & Turing is back in the news with the November 2014 biopic, "The Imitation Game" with Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing. Annals of Mathematics, Second Series, Vol. 52, No. 2, September 1950. pp. 491-505. 4to. Ex-Library. Red cloth library binding with gold embossed titling to spine, call number pasted at base, library stamp at head and foredge of text block. Library bookplate on front pastedown, card pocket at rear. Very clean within.

      [Bookseller: Artisan Books & Bindery ABAA/ILAB]
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        LOS INTERESES CREADOS

      - Vitoria, Ed. Arte Fournier, 1950, folio piel, 221 págs. Edición numerada de 150 ejemplares con firma del autor. Gran encuadernación en piel con numerosos adornos dorados en los planos y el lomo

      [Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bravo)]
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        The Golden Bough. A Study in Magic and Religion. Abridged Edition.

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1950 - Octavo. Publisher's deluxe red morocco, spine and upper board elaborately gilt, patterned endpapers, top edge gilt. Bookplate. Tips rubbed, just a little spotting to edges of text block and endpapers, occasional faint spotting and toning of contents. An excellent copy. A handsome deluxe edition of Frazer's Golden Bough, his groundbreaking study of comparative religion.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Signed Weizmann Photograph as First President of Israel

      "Photograph Signed ?To Mendle & Mary / Joe ?" Lovingly / Ch Weizmann / June 20th 1950? as first President of Israel in English on the matte. Black & white, 9? x 10.75? image, overall 9? x 11.5?, mounted onto a 9.75? x 13.75? matte, framed to 11? x 15?. In apparent fine condition.Photographer?s name ?Alfred Bernheim? in white margin at lower left edge of photographic surface. Born in Germany, Alfred Bernheim (1885-1974) was an artist-photographer, an expert in photographing architecture and portraits. With the rise in anti-Semitism, Bernheim immigrated to Israel in 1934 and opened a photography studio in Jerusalem."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD. Signed.

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1950 - Forster, E. (Edward) M. (Morgan). WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD. Signed. New York: Alfred A Knopf Inc., 1950. 8vo., black cloth letter in gilt. Top edge stained red. A good only copy showing considerable wear. Neatly signed in blue ink by Forster on the title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Railway Age. Magazine, October 28,1950

      Orange, Conn., Simmons.Boardman P.C., 1950.. 208 pp advertising and editorial, 4°, Softcover/Paperback traces of use, damage on the back, Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, sonst jedoch antiquarisch gut erhaltenes Exemplar, K3829.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel Ei]
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        Bushman Art

      Red Fawn Press, Soft cover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition, Signed by Author(s)undated, but appears to be from about 1950. signed by the artist on the title page. large softcover. the glassine wrapper is torn at the back. it is plain glassine and should be easily replaced. the jacket is now protected in cellophane. it has a few tears. the book consists of 13 preliminary pages and 41 numbered plates. there are 14 coloured plates (page 7 has 2 plates on 1 page)28 black and white prints and photos. 1 extra black and white plate. there are no previous owner marks and the plates are all in excellent condition. the plates are tipped on to the numbered backing boards with glue and some of this glue has caused a shadow where it was applied. all plates have hand-written descriptions. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 0.5-1 kilos. Signed by Author(s). Inventory No: 28dv.

      [Bookseller: Chapter 1 Books]
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        Grasping the Viper

      Secker and Warburg London 1950 - First Edition. Bazin's extremely scarce first novel, a condemnation of family, motherhood and the Catholic Church. The novel portrays the hatred between a mother nicknamed Folcoche (crazy) and Cochonne (pig) and her children. The book was immensely successful in postwar France, and was followed by La Mort du Petit Cheval and Le Cri de la Chouette to create a trilogy. Bazin became a member of the Acad?mie Goncourt in 1958 and became its president in 1973. Near Fine in Very Good plus dustjacket, moderately foxed and shelf worn. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        The Town and the City

      Harcourt, Brace 1950 - First Edition, First Printing. A spectacular dustjacket with a hint of wear to the spine ends. This original FIRST ISSUE DUSTJACKET is vibrant in color and seldom seen in this nice condition. The book is in excellent shape. The binding is tight, and the boards are fresh with slight wear to the panels. The pages are exceptionally clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp clean copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. We buy Kerouac First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Back

      Viking Press, New York 1950 - Published in October of 1950, this is the first American edition. Published by The Viking Press. A near fine example of the book with a faint trace of wear. Dust jacket very good with some wear to edges and light chipping at the spine extremities and the tips. An exceptional inscription from a writer who left very few behind - Inscribed For Lucy , with love from Henry. Hoping the . . be better. 22/3/58. ' [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Reluctant Bookseller]
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        THE MAN OF INDEPENDENCE

      J. B. Lippincott Company (1950), Philadelphia & New York - Fourth Impression. The first full story of the President's rise from a Missouri farm to the White House written by his presidential secretary who helped Truman in his transition from Vice-President to President. His father, Josephus Daniels, as the Secretary of the Navy under Woodrow Wilson, was Franklin D. Roosevelt's first boss in the federal government. This copy is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the former President on the half-title page: "To Judge Abraham L. Marovitz/kind regards from/Harry Truman." Truman has also dated this "12/9/60" and added a note: "(Read it carefully!)." Marovitz was United States District Court Judge for the Northern District of Illinois. His ownership stamps are on the front pastedown and endpaper. Near Fine in a Good or better, attractive dustwrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        On Desert Trails with Everett Ruess

      El Centro, CA: Desert Magazine Press, 1950. 2nd Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Young disappeared adventurer and artist Everett Ruess's letters, poems, and artwork. 1950 printing, which was reformatted from the 1940 edition. Signed and inscribed by Stella and Christopher, Everett's parents who were involved in getting their son's work to press. Stella's and Christopher's signatures are uncommon compared to their son Waldo's, who signed books regularly. Two small ink spots to front of jacket, unclipped, light wear to edges. Edges of boards show little wear.

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        Thoughts [Self Help to Achieve the Sense of Spiritual Peace and Security which are So Rare a Possession in These Difficult Times, Dust Flap Excerpt, SIGNED BY AUTHOR]

      Exposition Press 1950 ; Printed and Bound By the Comet press Inc - Excellent self help reference guide to get you out of a slump, into a new place/awareness or on to the next project. Personal empowerment and growth techniques, methods, explained. Do it yourself with guidence from the experts. A fresh start in a new life direction. VERY SCARCE. Clean, Unmarked Text. Size: S: Some Edge Wear, Normal for Age of Book [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: GREAT PACIFIC BOOKS]
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        A Pilgrimage for Peace, Gandhi and Frontier Gandhi Among N.W.F. Pathans

      Navajivan Publishing House, Ahmedabad 1950 - Frontispiece portrait of Frontier Gandhi and Gandhiji with a further 20 illus. taken from photographs, 216, with two folding, coloured maps. Presentation copy to Ronald Duncan, librettist, disciple and author on Gandhi, from Pyarelal "To Ronald Duncan, with regards, Pyarelal, 3-4-50". Frontier Gandhi was Khan Saheb Abdul Ghaffar Khan, a Pashtun who shared Gandhi's views on non-violence and invited him to the Northwest Frontier in 1939 to tour the region and see his followers, the Khudai Khidmatgar. Seen as subversive by the Pakistan authorities because he did not believe in Partition, he was repeatedly emprisoned. He was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1987. He died in 1988 and was buried in Jalalabad. Pyarelal Nayyar was Gandhi's personal secretary in his later years-his sister was Gandhi's physician. Mild water staining to dj flaps and eps.Scarce 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Interquarian]
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        ORIGINAL PAINTING Untitled 3

      c 1950 - Gouache on Paper. Measuring 14 x 19.5 inches. Small closed tears to the edges. Two swans in reeds by the river. Illustrated in Jeremy Reed’s Exploding into Colour, 2005 and later in Anna Kavan’s New Zealand, A Pacific Interlude in a Turbulent Life, edited by Jennifer Sturm (published in 2009 by Random House). Provenance: Raymond Marriott. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

      [Bookseller: LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA)]
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        The Battle of Cape Matapan, 28th March 1941 - Naval Staff History Second World War, Battle Summary No. 44: B.R. 1736 (35) - RESTRICTED

      Tactical and Staff Duties Division (Historical Section), Naval Staff, Admiralty, England, 1950, Hardcover, Book Condition: GoodSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, 73 pages plus eleven fold-out plans. Index. Gilt lettering upon navy blue front board and backstrip. Average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. A sound copy, Former Library Copy

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        Framed Display! President Truman, Vice President Barkley, and all nine Cabinet members are among the 14 who signed this Harris & Ewing photograph

      "Photograph Signed ?Harry S. Truman? as President, ?Alben W. Barkley? as Vice President. Black & white, 12.75? x 8.25? image, overall 16.5? x 11.5? (visible). Matted and framed to 23.5? x 19?. Fine condition.All signatures are on the photographic surface. Also signed, pictured left to right around the table in a morning meeting of the Cabinet and other officials in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Secretary of Commerce ?Charles Sawyer,? Special Assistant to the President ?W.A. Harriman,? The Assistant to the President ?John A. Steelman,? Vice President Barkley, Secretary of Labor ?Maurice J. Tobin,? Chairman ?W. Stuart Symington? of the National Security Resources Board, Secretary of Agriculture ?Charles F. Brannan,? Postmaster General ?J.M. Donaldson,? Secretary of Defense ?Louis Johnson,? Secretary of State ?Dean Acheson,? President Truman, Secretary of the Treasury ?John W. Snyder,? Attorney General ?J. Howard McGrath,? and Secretary of the Interior ?Oscar L. Chapman.? Photograph ?© Harris - Ewing? in the lower right of the image and dated ?August 25, 1950? at the lower right of the signature area."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        WALT DISNEY'S DONALD DUCK HANKIES

      No publication information 1950 - Disney, Walt. WALT DISNEY'S DONALD DUCK HANKIES. No publication information, circa 1950. Oblong 8vo - 10-5/16" x 8-7/16". Nicely illustrated cardboard folder contains set of 7 fabric hankies. Outside of folder has scene of Donald and Goofy in a hot air balloon waving at Minnie Mouse in the yard below. Interior depicts house and backyard scene involving many Disney characters. This includes die-cut design at windows and clothes line where hankies are attached. Each hankie is marked for a different day of the week and characters featured include Donald, Daisy and their nephews, Uncle Scrooge, Mickey Mouse and Bongo. Hankies have some very light aging as attached but have never been removed. Folder shows just light aging. The condition of this set is FINE. Rare. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        BARON AT THE BALLET. With a foreword by Sacheverell Sitwell.

      Collins. London. 1950 - FIRST EDITION. 4to. (11.3 x 8.8 inches). Delux Limited Edition. One of just 150 numbered copies signed by Arnold Haskell and Baron. Illustrated throughout with 8 full-page colour and over 270 mono photo plates by Baron. Original full dark green morocco binding with gilt lettering to the spine. Boards with gilt ruled border. Top edge gilt. Neat previous owners name on the front free endpaper. Minor rubbing to the extremities but overall a very good, clean and bright copy of this uncommon delux edition. A powerful collection of images by Baron (Sterling Nahum. 1906-1956) the official photographer for Sadler's Wells Ballet. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        ACROSS THE RIVER AND INTO THE TREES

      Jonathan Cape, 1950, Hardcover, First Edition; First PrintingVery Good in a Very Good dust jacket. English issue precedes by 4 days the American. Artwork by Hans Tisdall; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 254 pages

      [Bookseller: RareBookCellar.com]
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        Xaipe. Seventy-one poems

      New York: Oxford University Press, 1950. Prima edizione (First Edition). ril tela, sovrac (cloth, DJ). Ottimo (Fine). 8vo. Dedica autografa dell'Autore, datata 21 Maggio 1950 (Inscribed and signed by the Author, dated 21 May 1950). [Galati, 1980]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Original-Porträt-Fotografie. Silbergelatine-Abzug auf Agfa Brovira. Verso gestempelt Photo Umbo Hannover T 60697.

      1950 - (Ca. 1950). 17,8x11,8 cm. 2 Ecken etwas eselsohrig. Sprache: N

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Strike Through the Mask! New Lyrical Poems

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1950. First. First edition. Faint tidemark at the bottom of the pages, a good only copy in good plus dustwrapper with several modest chips and tears. Inscribed by Viereck (who won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry the year before for his book Terror and Decorum) to fellow Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks (who won in 1950 for Annie Allen): "To Gwendolyn Brooks with gratitude and admiration for her art. Peter Viereck." While by no means a "condition copy," a very notable association. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        CON LAS PIEDRAS, CON EL VIENTO.

      Proel, Imprenta Bedia, Santander 1950 - 1ª ed. 17x24.3. 119pp. 2h. Retrato de Ricardo Zamorano. Rústica. Prólogo a Gerardo Diego. Tirada de 500 ejemplares. Muy buen ejemplar. 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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        PEBBLE IN THE SKY

      Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, NY 1950 - Inscribed by Asimov on the front free endpaper, "For Dirce Archer, With best wishes, Isaac Asimov." Dirce Archer was a well known sf fan of the 1950's and 60's. Asimov's first novel. "A sentimental favorite among Asimov's fans, but significant also as a transitional step between the relatively miserly world of Golden Age pulps and the relatively lucrative world of mainstream book publication." Barron; Anatomy of Wonder 4, 3-15. Very light toning to the edges of the text block, else fine in fine and bright dust jacket with just a hint of rubbing at the spine panel ends. An exceptional copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA]
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        SCUOLA MEDIA S. GIOVANNI LATERANO, VENEZIA, CLASSE TERZA B, ANNO SCOLASTICO 1950-51

      Chez l'auteur 1950 - RO40096046: Non paginé (env. 75 pages). Album avec texte manuscrit, photos originales, cartes postales, dessins, dessins originaux. Couverture épaisse avec motifs décoratifs en relief. Texte en français et en italien. Quelques illustrations manquantes. 'A nos camarades de France, Chères amies, nous autres, élèves de la IIIe classe B de l'Ecole moyenne Saint-Jean de Latran, en souvenir des nobles traditions de politesse de Venise, nous avons préparé pour vous ce petit album.'. Quai des Esclavons et Palais des Doges. Panorama de Venise. L'île de Saint-George. Le Lido. Pierre Longhi, chasse au canard sur la lagune. La foule qui passe sur la Pont de Rialto (carte postale aquarelle en couleur). Cartes postales en couleur: Colombina, Pantalon, Arlequin. In-4 Relié. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur bon état Classification Dewey : 450-Italien, roumain, rhéto-romain [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: le-livre]
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        Electrons and Holes in Semiconductors with Applications to Transistor Electronics

      New York: D. Van Nostrand Company. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. FIRST EDITION IN EXCEEDINGLY RARE ORIGINAL DUST JACKET of Shockley's enormously influential work, "the first textbook of the electronic age" (Shurkin). "Electrons and Holes in Semiconductors, published in 1950, was Shockley's only book and became a classic of twentieth century science texts. In 551 pages, many of them crammed with formulae and graphs, mundanely bound inside a dull blue-gray and black dust cover, Shockley captured everything then known about semiconductors, even pushing the knowledge about five years into the future with his detailed description of the junction transistor concept. Almost every electrical engineering class in the English-speaking world and most solid state physics classes used it either as a text or at least as a reference book" (Shurkin, Broken Genius: The Rise and Fall of William Shockley). New York: D. Van Nostrand Company, 1950. Book near-fine with a little fading to top edge of cloth; dust jacket with some fading to spine and light edgewear, three small pieces of tape (reinforcement) on verso. Extremely scarce in the original dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        CONJUNTO DE 412 FOTOGRAFÍAS DE MÉXICO D.F. ¿ MALINALCO ¿ CHALMA ¿ ACOLMAN ¿ VALLE DEL MEZQUITAL ¿ XALAPA ¿ VERACRUZ ¿ MONTERREY ¿ PAPARITLA ¿ NECAXA ¿ ZACATECAS ¿ GUANAJUATO ¿ CHALCO ¿ SAN LUIS DE POTOSÍ, ECT.

      - México. Fotografías en blanco y negro de medidas 9x6.5 cm a 18x12.5 cm. años 1950 / 51 / 52. Fotografías de Lucas Lizaur Pernaute y el autor del viaje. Talleres fotográficos de: Foto Reqis Cifsa, de México. Conservan casi todos los negativos. Viaje que realizó el Catedrático de Hª de América de la Universidad de Barcelona, D. Jaime Delgado a México, donde lo recorrió y fotografio a sus gentes y monumentos, al dorso de las fotos escribió lo que era y de donde eran. . Importante Archivo fotográfico. # América. Fotos.

      [Bookseller: Librería Torreón de Rueda]
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        ALS ("Heimito").

      Presumably Vienna, 15. I. 1950. - Large 8vo. ¾ p. To Friedrich Qualtinger, the father of the Viennese satirist Helmut Qualtinger. - Slightly browned due to paper and somewhat dusty; with slight edge damage.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Autograph Album of celebrities of the French stage and screen

      France, inscriptions dated 1948-1950 - Wonderful collection of inscriptions and signatures of some of France's most celebrated actors and actresses of French stage and screen, all inscribed to the album's owner, "Michel", evidently a budding actor. The collection includes inscriptions/signatures from JEAN GABIN, FERNANDEL, ARLETTY, VIVIAN ROMANCE, JEAN TISSIER, CECILE AUBRY, and many others, including Hollywood screen idol, MYRNA LOY. In addition, artist JEAN- LOUIS MARCEL COSSON (1878-1956), known for his scenes of opera, circus, ballet, and theatre, has provided a fine pencil drawing of "l'Institut de Paris", inscribed (à Michel, affectueusement") and signed ("Cosson"). An unusual and rare album of its kind (FRENCH CINEMA) Approxomately 4-1/2 by 5-1/2 inches. 22 inscriptions/signatures and one pencil drawing on 35 leaves. Leather binding edgeworn, front hinge and spine repaired with black tape [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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