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        Report of a conference on high speed automatic calculating-machines. Signed by Wilkes

      Cambridge: Univ. Mathematical Lab., 1950. <p>[Wilkes, Maurice V.] Conference on high speed automatic calculating-machines. Report of a conference on high speed calculating-machines, 22-25 June 1949. Cambridge: University Mathematical Laboratory, January 1950. Original tan printed wrappers, stapled. <b>Signed by Maurice V. Wilkes on the title-leaf. </b>[6], 141pp., irregularly numbered. 33 inserted illustrations / diagrams. 327 x 200 mm. Provenance: Andrew D. Booth. </p> <p>First edition. The report of the first computer conference held in England. Its main significance was that it was the first computer conference in which a stored-program computer actually operated. <p><p>The conference was organized by Wilkes. Twenty-eight papers were presented at the conference, including Couffignal&#39;s "La machine de l&#39;Institut Blaise Pascal," M. H. A. Newman&#39;s "Some routines involving large integers," and Alan Turing&#39;s "Checking a large routine". The texts of most of the papers, as well as of the discussions that followed, are reproduced in the report. The conference was attended by about one hundred people, whose names are listed on pages 1-4. A bibliography of over one hundred works on computers appears on pages 134-41 (see Randell 1982a, 541). This bibliography was relatively complete for the sparse literature available at the time.</p><p>The EDSAC, which had become fully operational just a few weeks previously, was the star of the Cambridge conference. Immediately after the opening address (delivered by Douglas R. Hartree), Wilkes presented a paper on the EDSAC written by himself and his colleague William Renwick (pp. 9-11), which was followed by a demonstration of the machine (pp. 12-16): </p><p> "For the demonstration two short programs were run: the first, written by Wilkes, printed a table of squares; the second, written by David Wheeler, printed out prime numbers. David Wheeler . . . also gave a paper later in the conference on organising the program library for EDSAC [pp. 36-40]; this paper is interesting because it shows an early stage in the evolution of the EDSAC programming system that was later to be described in the classic textbook <i>The Preparation of Programs for an Electronic Digital Computer</i>" (Williams and Campbell-Kelly 1989, xiii).</p> & <p>When we checked, OCLC cited three copies of this rare report. </p>

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        The Glassblowers.

      Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1950. - 1st Edition. Very Good in slightly creased dust wrapper. Inscribed on the end paper "For Rene & Bur from Mervyn May 1950." From the collection of H.B. [Burgess] Drake. Drake was a schoolmaster at Eltham college during peake's time there and became a friend. He was godfather to Peake's daughter Clare and peake illustrated two of his books; The Book of Lyonne [1952] and The Oxford English Course for Secondary Schools, Book One [1957]. This is one of a number of Drake's books recently acquired, a number of which are inscribed by Peake to Drake and his wife. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Schwäbische Heimat. Zeitschrift zur Pflege von Landschaft, Volkstum und Kultur. Im Auftrag des Schwäbischen Heimatbundes herausgegeben von Ernst Müller, Martin Blümcke und anderen. Jahrgang 1 (1950) bis 56 (2005) in 28 Bänden und 12 Heften.

      Stuttgart Kohlhammer Theiss und andere -2005 1950 - Ca. 280 bis 520 S. je Jahrgang. Mit zahlreichen teils farbigen Abbildungen. 4° (ca. 28 x 20,5 cm). Original-Halbleinwand (18 Bände), private Leinwand (10 Bände) und Original-Broschur (13 Hefte). In diesem Umfang schwer auffindbare Folge der Heimatzeitschrift, schließt an die bis 1949 erschienene Reihe "Schwäbisches Heimatbuch" an. - Anfangs mit 6 Heften pro Jahr komplett, ab Jahrgang 15 (1964) nurmehr vierteljährlich erschienen. - Die vorliegenden Jahrgänge bis einschließlich 1967 jahrgangsweise in Original-Halbleinwand gebunden, anschließend in schlichten privaten Leinwand-Sammelbänden (einzelne in der Folge fehlende Hefte wurden zu einem separaten Band nachgebunden, Heft 1969/4 liegt lose bei), die Jahrgänge 2003 bis 2005 liegen lose in den Original-Heften vor. - Die privat gebundenen Jahrgänge leicht beschnitten. Insgesamt kaum Gebrauchsspuren. - Übergewicht, Versand innerhalb Deutschlands in drei Paketen! 60000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Christian Strobel (VDA/ILAB)]
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        L'air et les songes.

      José Corti 1950 - - José Corti, Paris 1950, 12x19cm, broché. - Nouvelle édition.Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur.Dos légèrement passé comme souvent, deux petits manques angulaires sur le premier plat. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Illuminationen. die 9 kompositionen zeichnete gottfried honegger auf stein den text schrieb selma regula gessner.

      Verlag Girsberger., Zurich. 1950 - Original card covers and tissue. No.XXIV/XXV copies, from a total edition of 25 copies. Colour lithogarphs by Honegger with collaged colour elements. Loose as issued in card covers, a little thumbed the wrappers very slightly frayed, a very good copy of a stunning book. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Illuminationen.,

      Zürich, Kratz, 1950 - 12 Bll. mit 9 (3 doppelblattgr.) OLithographien (inkl. Umschlag). Text von Selma Regula Gessner. Nr. XVI von 25 Ex. auf handgeschöpftem Richard de Bas Bütten. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        La Fontaine - vingt fables.

      Lausanne, André Gonin, 1950 - 36 x 27 cm, 85 (3) S., 20 mehfarb. Orig.-Lithographien, Lose Bogen in Umschlag in HPerg.-Mappe u. in Kart.-Schuber, Mappe un schuber angeschmutzt, innen tadellos Nr. 92 von 213 arab. num. Exemplaren. Vom Verleger und vom Künstler im Impressum signiert, auf Rives teinte aus einer Gesamtauflage von 275. Den Text druckte Kündig in Genf, die Lithographien wurden im Atelier Armand Kratz in Zürich unter Aufsicht von Emile Matthieu gedruckt. 3000 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        29 autogr. messages and one autograph letter signed ("Dix"), two of which have hand drawings.

      N. p., [c. 1950]. - Various formats. Highly perfunctory letter, probably to the violinist Hanni Rocco (1896-1990), whom Dix had met in the 1940s in the Höri artists' colony and who had lived in Hemmenhofen with her friend Maria Proells until 1953. Dix informs her that she can obtain his work from the Klihm Gallery and requests her not to bother him with trifling matters, in view of his laziness and copious correspondence. - The messages, most of them rather short, are probably to Roccos companion, the pianist and painter Maria Proelss (1892-1962), and concern forthcoming visits, various requests, etc. (with occasional references to "Miss Rocco"). Some of these are written on clipped slips of paper (including 3 military letters and 2 fragments of cigarette boxes); one postcard bears the drawing of a little girl with a flower.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        OUT OF MY LATER YEARS. Signed

      The Philosophical Library, New York 1950 - Einstein, Albert [1879-1955]. OUT OF MY LATER YEARS. Signed. New York: New York. Philosophical Library [1950]. Very Good plus in a Near Fine Dustwrapper. First Edition. 8vo., pp 282. Publisher's Blue cloth with gilt signature stamped on front cover; gilt lettering on spine on a darker blue background. Beige/gray dustwrapper with red borders & red & black lettering. Frontispiece photo of Einstein [Photo by Lotte Jacobi]. Publisher's blue cloth printed black at the spine. Contents very bright. Neatly signed in medium blue fountain pen by Einstein at the top of the title page. This is the early reprint edition lacking only the hallmark & number 1 on the copyright page. Collects 60 essays, some of which are published for the first time & on a wide variety of topics: science, of course, but also many societal issues such as education, religion, race relations, war & peace, & the Jewish people. Custom red slipcase. $5500 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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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: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        TRAVAUX DE LA COMMISSION DE RÉFORME DU CODE CIVIL : - ANNÉE 1945-1946 (t. I) : Méthode de rédaction - Livre préliminaire - Tutelle - Curatelle - Administration légale - Adoption - Absence - Filiation adultérine et incestueuse - Publicité des droits immobiliers - Responsabilité du locataire en cas d&#146;incendie ; - ANNÉE 1946-1947 (t. II) : Actes juridiques et contrats - Responsabilité du locataire en cas d&#146;incendie - Actes de naissance des enfants abandonnés et des enfants adoptés - Mariage - Distinction des biens - Possession ; - ANNÉE 1949-1950 (t. V) : Devoirs et droits respectifs des époux - Régime matrimonial de droit commun : communauté d&#146;acquêts - Dispositions générales relatives aux régimes matrimoniaux - Droit international privé ; -

      Paris Sirey 1950 - , 4 vol. in-8, br., (couv. salie, dos insolé, p. de tit. détachée), intérieur propre, [cet ouvrage est l&#146;exemplaire personnel de Julliot de la Morandière provenant de sa bibliothèque, il peut revêtir des annotations manuscrites et des mentions de son nom], 898 p. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Voeux d&#39;Aimé Maeght pour 1951

      Paris: Maeght, 1950. New Year&#39;s greeting card. Color etching on Lana. 128 x 90 mm. 4 pp., with engraving on first page. Numbered 35/50 in pencil. Verso text: Eau-forte originale de Joan Miró. Text on page 3: "Aimé Maeght vous présente ses voeux les meilleurs pour la Nouvelle Année." Has additional colors than those reproduced in Dupin, no. 74. Near fine with slight wrinkles.

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        Genèse de la pensée moderne dans la littérature française

      Paris, Corrêa (Impr. Firmin-Didot au Mesnil) 1950 - Livre d'occasion 19,2 x 14 cm, broché, couverture imprimée, 229 pp., 1 f. n. ch. Condition : Édition originale de cet important essai mettant en évidence l&#146;influence de Sade, Lautréamont, Rimbaud, Mallarmé, Jarry, Apollinaire et Raymond Roussel sur la littérature moderne. L'un des 20 ex. sur papier crèvec&#156;ur du Marais, portant le n° 2 (seul grand papier). Très bel envoi autographe signé de Marcel Jean : "Pour Gilbert Lely, / d'or écartelé au 1 d'azur aux / onze nymphes d'argent et au 4 / des armes de Sade / Toujours affectueusement / Marcel Jean". Très belle provenance. 200g. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        [Oil Painting]: Fishes

      Oil painting on laminated panel. Approximately 26 x 20.5cm. (10" x 8"). Unframed. Signed in the lower left. Slight rubbing at the edges of the boards, near fine. Old (circa 1950?) label on back from Mortimer Levitt Gallery in Manhattan stating price at $75 (later lower to $65). Partly representational, partly abstract depiction of a school of fish rendered in a heavy impasto style. According to the website of Riverside Community College, which holds her papers: "Mine Okubo was born in Riverside, California, on June 27, 1912, to immigrant Japanese parents. She attended Riverside Junior College, (now Riverside City College), and subsequently obtained a bachelor&#39;s degree in fine arts as well as a master&#39;s degree from the University of California, Berkeley. She won a fellowship in 1938 to study art in Europe, and returned to the United States just before the outbreak of World War II. She was employed doing public art projects through the federal WPA in the San Francisco area, and worked with Mexican muralist Diego Rivera for the Golden Gate International Exposition on Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay. She was working on a mural when war with Japan was declared. She and her brother were incarcerated briefly at Tanforan Relocation Camp and subsequently transferred to the Central Utah Relocation Camp in Topaz, Utah. While in the camp, Mine Okubo taught art and did numerous pen and ink drawings depicting life in the relocation center, which later provided the material for Citizen 13660. She entered a magazine contest with a drawing of a camp guard, and Fortune magazine, recognizing her talent, offered her a job in New York that led to her release from the camp. With some help, she found an apartment in Greenwich Village where she would live for the next 50 years, vigorously participating in the New York art scene and creating works of art that were exhibited from Boston to Tokyo. Her book, Citizen 13660, published in 1946, was the first account of the wartime Japanese American relocation and confinement experience, and is regarded as a landmark work." Okubo died in 2001 at age 88. .

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        Hrsg. v. Edgar Jené u. Max Hölzer.

      Edition Surréalistes,, Klagenfurt, Haid, 1950 u. Paris, - Klagenfurt, Haid, 1950 u. Paris, Edition Surréalistes, o.J.(1953). 96 S.+12 Abb. u. 32 S.+8 Abb. OBrosch. (Alles Erschienene). Anthologie surrealistischer Texte und Bilder v. J. Arp, A. Artaud, A. Breton, M. Guttenbrunner, J. Heisler, M. Hölzer, B. Peret, P. Celan (6 Gedichte), J. Gracq, V. Brauner u.v.a. - Zusammen von größter Seltenheit. Deutsch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le Carosse du Saint Sacrement.

      Imprimerie Aranéenne, Paris 1950 - MERIMEE Prosper - AMBROGIANI Pierre.Le Carosse du Saint Sacrement.Imprimerie Aranéenne. Paris. 1950.Grand in-4 ( 34,5 / 26,5 cm ) en feuilles sous chemise rempliée. Sous chemise cartonnée pleine toile jaune, titre en rose sur dos. Dans un étui cartonné pleine toile violette.Tirage à 50 exemplaires.Exemplaire n° 6, un des 50 sur vélin pur fil du Marais. Un des 10 avec suite des gravures.Illustrations en couleurs in-texte et hors-texte par Pierre Ambrogiani.Les 4 illustrations supplémentaires des 10 exemplaires avec suite, sont présentes en fin d'ouvrage.Joint, le fac-similé de la lettre de Léon Cadenel à Pierre Ambrogiani :"Mon cher Pierre, je n'ai pu hélas t'imprimer à cause de mon asthme les gravures sur bois tel que nous en avions prévues au départ pour l'illustration du Carrosse du St Sacrement. Au fond je ne le regrette pas car les séérigraphies que tu as fait faire à la place sont splendides. Ce procédé rend parfaitement des gouaches et c'est parfait. si."Les illustrations ont été tirées sur les Presses à bras de Léon Cadenel à Marseille.Bel exemplaire malgré quelques petites taches de rousseurs sur la tranche de la chemise cartonnée. modernes Illustrés

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        Gedenkausgabe der Werke, Briefe und Gespräche. 28. August 1949. Hrsg. von Ernst Beutler. 24 Bänden + 3 Ergänzungsbänden (27 Bände). Ganzlederausgabe!

      Zürich u. Stuttgart, Artemis Verlag, 1950-1971.. 8°, Ledereinband. 1: Sämtliche Gedichte I, 782 S. 2: Sämtliche Gedichte II (aus dem Nachlass), 848 S. 3: Theatergedichte - Epen - Westöstlicher Diwan, 853 S. 4: Der junge Goethe, 1109 S. 5: Die Faustdichtungen, 836 S. 6: Die Weimarer Dramen 1261 S. 7: Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre, 714 S. 8: Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre - Urmeister, 958 S. 9: Wahlverwandtschaften, Novellen, Maximen, 764 S. 10: Dichtung und Wahrheit, 1019 S. 11: Italienische Reise, Annalen, 1181 S. 12: Biographische Einzelschriften, 893 S. 13: Schriften zur Kunst, 1323 S. 14: Schriften zur Literatur, 1158 S. 15: Übertragungen, 1148 S. 16: Naturwissenschaftliche Schriften I, 997 S. 17: Naturwissenschaftliche Schriften II, 1030 S. 18: Briefe 1764 - 1786, 165, 1293 S. 19: Briefe 1786-1814, 809 S. 20: Briefe Goethe - Schiller, 1125 S. 21: Briefe 1814 - 1832, 1305 S. 22: Gespräche 1752 - 1817, 916 S. 23: Gespräche 1817 - 1832, 1147 S. 24: Gespräche mit Eckermann, 925 S. Registerband, 587 S. Tagebücher, 952 S. Briefe aus dem Elternhaus, 1024 S. Ganzledereinband mit Lederrückentitel u. Kopfgoldschnitt. Buchrücken von Bd. 1-23 leicht aufgehellt u. Rückentiteil v. 4 Bde. produktionbedingt weicht v. anderen Bänden ab. Bd. 24 u. die drei Ergänzungsbänden weichen auch leicht von vorangegangenen Bänden. Buchrücken u .Ecken leicht berieben, innen sehr sauber, insgesamt noch guterhaltene Exemplare.

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        [Typescript]: The Rose Tattoo (A Play in Three Parts)

      September 1950. Carbon typescript. Quarto. 77pp. Sheets bradbound in the blue "Liebling-Wood" folder of Williams&#39;s agent, Audrey Wood. The light blue wrappers a bit worn with tears at the foredge and spine ends, and missing one of the original brads, very good plus. Labeled "Third draft, Europe, September, 1950" on the first sheet along with a red pencil notation that reads, "1st Typing" on the first page, as well as two minor corrections in the Introduction. This copy also includes the epigraph from the poem Anabasis on the first sheet that was used intermittently by Williams throughout his many draft.The Rose Tattoo is Williams&#39;s first full-length comedy which he called his "love-play to the world." It concerns a Sicilian widow from the Gulf Coast and her attempts to protect her attractive young daughter while dealing with her own renewed passions. This draft was completed after learning that Elia Kazan had passed on directing the play to do a film with Arthur Miller, a snub that greatly disheartened Williams. Nevertheless, the play, which debuted on Broadway in early 1951, won the Tony Awards for best play as well as best actor and best actress awards for Eli Wallach and Maureen Stapleton. A 1955 film version was also a success, starring Burt Lancaster and Anna Magnani, who was won the Oscar for best actress. .

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        AFFICHE : MONTE - CARLO Jeune Fille au Bouquet

      - Date : 1950 Dimensions : 63x98cm Imprimerie Nationale MONACO Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

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        Le vrai visage de Paris

      Paris rue Guénégaud, chez l&#39;Auteur, 1950 env.. feuillets 15/21 cm. rempliés.. Important ensemble de plus de soixante plaquettes ronéotées de chacunes 8 à 10 feuillets illustrées d&#39;un ou quelquefois deux plan. - Le Bld. Stain-Martin. Le Bld. Du temple - La rue Dauphine. - La rue Saint-Martin. - Passy, Les rues Guichard; Vital. - Le carrefour de l&#39;Odéon. - La rue de l&#39;Odéon. - Le marais, la rue des Haudriettes. - Promenade autour de Notre-Dame (2 ex.). - La rue Boissy d&#39;Anglas et ses parages. - Rue et faubourg Saint-Honoré. - Rue Mazarine et rue de Seine. - Les rues de Poissy, de Pontoise et des bernardins. - La rue Guénégaud (2 versions différentes). - Passy, promenade autour du château de Boulinvilliers. - Sous l&#39;égide de Boccace, promenade autour de la rue des Lombards. - De la rue de la verrerie à la rue des Lombards. - Promenade autour de la rue de Poitou et de la rue Charlot. - Passy, la rue de la tour. - La rue Grégoire de Tours. - La rue dauphine et la rue des grands-Augustins. - La rue du dragon et les rues Bernard Palissy et du sabot. - Le boullevard Saint-Germain (section de l&#39;ancienne rue Saint-Dominique). - Un coin de la rue de Vaugirard, histoire de l&#39;ancien couvent des filles du précieux sang. - La rue des canettes et les rues princesse et guisarde. - La rue madame et la rue cassette. - La place des Vosges; - La rue du temple. - La rue du parc royal et ses parages. - La rue des archives. - La rue hautefeuille. - Le quai des grands Augustins. - La rue pavée, la rue du Roi de Sicile, la rue des rosiers et le rue Malher. - La rue de Ste. Croix de la bretonnière et la rue St. Merri. - La rue des beaux arts. - Le petit pont. - La rue Braque et la rue des Haudriettes. - Le quai des Célestins. - Promenade autour d&#39;un monastère "La Merci". - Au royaume de Jean-sans-peur, la rue Tiquetonne, la rue Jussienne. - Au royaume du spectacle, le Bd. St. Martin, le Bd. Du Temple. - La rue St. André des arts, les rues Mazet, Séguier, Git-le-coeur, Suger, de l&#39;éperon et de l&#39;hirondelle. - La rue Mazarine. - La rue Royer-Collard. - La rue du four. - Promenade autour de l&#39;ancienne foire Saint-Germain, la rue des quatre-vents, le clos des bénédictins. - Promenade autour de la butte saint-Germain, les rues Saint-Guillaume, Perronet, du pré aux clercs. - Le quai aux fleurs, la rue des Ursins, la rue de la colombe. - La petite histoire de Passy. - La merveilleuse histoire d&#39;une perle de la côte d&#39;Opale. Le Touquet. Tous ces fascicules sont en bon état. Ceux qui suivent présentent des couvertures poussiéreuses ou de menues déchirures: - La rue Bernard Palissy. - Ce qui reste de la porte Dauphine. - Le pré aux clercs. - La rue de Vaugirard. - La rue de la huchette. - La rue chanoinesse, la rue d&#39;Arcole, la rue du cloitre Notre-Dame. - La place Saint Michel. - Promenade autour de la place Maubert, les rues Frédéric Sauton, des grands degrés, Mtre. Albert, du haut pavé. Certains exemplaires en double. Nous n&#39;avons trouvé aucun renseignement biographique sur cet Auteur bien que quelques unes de ses plaquettes soient présentes dans les bibliothèques parisiennes mais aussi à la "library of congress".

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        The Rose Tattoo

      1950. Hardcover. Fine. First Printing of stated First edition; in first state binding, and in original dust jacket. Book in fine condition; and in a very good dust jacket with moderate paper loss.

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        Make Light of It: Selected Stories

      New York: Random House. 1950. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Signed by the author on the fly leaf, in his typical post-stroke shaky hand. 1950, First Edition. Hardcover, gray cloth. Previous owner&#39;s small signature on the fly leaf, otherwise a Fine, tight, clean copy. In a Good dust jacket with a long closed tear across the front panel, as well as chipping and shallow loss to the corners and spine ends. DJ now housed in a mylar wrap. Digital images available upon request.

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        Die Schuldlosen: Roman in Elf Erzahlungen [The Guiltless]

      Rhein-Verlag, Zurich 1950 - First edition. Text in German, not published in English translation until 1974. Fine in fine dustwrapper with a touch of soiling. Advance Review Copy with slip laid in from the publisher, addressed to the *New York Times*. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE THIRD MAN. And The Fallen Idol

      William Heinemann Ltd. London.,1950. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Small area of abrasion to the rear free endpaper where some writing has been erased, otherwise a very bright and clean copy in the publishers black cloth with silver lettering to the spine. In a very good dustwrapper with some rubbing to the edges and a couple of chips. Overall a bright copy.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        The House at Pooh Corner

      London, Methuen & Co.,, 1950. Octavo. Finely bound by Bayntun in full pink calf, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, front cover with pictorial blocks gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. Slight fading to spine, else a fine copy. Thirty-first edition. Presented in a fine Bayntun binding.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Local Color

      Random House, New York 1950 - [JRS-H]. 92 pp. Hardcover, bound in boards with dustjacket. Moderate shelf-wear, the jacket edge-worn with some loss at the corners and a few nicks; the text-block age-toned but unmarked. Signed by Capote on the prior publications page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Building Plans, Elevations, Interior Details, and Personal Correspondence for an Addition to the Residence of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip A. Kennedy at 2 West Seaview Ave., San Rafael.

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, March 1940 - March 1950. - Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 18" x 23". 21 sheets, 4 of which belong to correspondence. Job #1838. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Boccherini's Minuet and the Caliph of Baghdad"

      [n.p.]: , 1950. - A Scarce Original, Autobiographical DrawingNot to be Pooh-Pooh'edSHEPARD, E[rnest] H. Boccherini's Minuet and the Caliph of Baghdad [N.p.: n.d., ca. 1950]. Original pen-and-ink drawing by renowned illustrator Ernest H. Shepard of himself at age seven, with his sister Ethel, a few years older, depicting them in practice during a screeching violin lesson. Image size: 3 3/4 x 6 7/16 inches; 95 x 164 mm. Signed with initials at lower left. Matted, framed and glazed. A delightful image of Shepard's childhood, which originally appeared in his autobiography, Drawn from Memory (1957), and was later reproduced only once, on page twenty-seven of The Work of E.H. Shepard by Rawle Knox (1979). Found on page thirty-three of Drawn from Memory, it is captioned, "My little fingers never seemed to be in the right place." "Once a week we all three of us [siblings] had a music lesson. We had violins of different sizes and were taught by Mr. Cruft. It was dreadfully tedious having to play scales and my fingers never seemed to be in the right places, but it was better when I was promoted to Boccherini's Minuet. By that time Ethel could rattle along with The Caliph of Baghdad" (Drawn from Memory, p. 33)."When I am goneLet Shepard decorate my tomband put (if there is room)Two pictures on the stone:Piglet from page a hundred and eleven,And Pooh and Piglet walking (157) . . .And Peter, thinking they they are my own,Will welcome me to heaven."- A.A. Milne, inscription to Shepard's copy of Winnie-the-PoohErnest Howard Shepard (1879-1976), "was born only a five-minute walk from the birthplace of A.A. Milne, but it would be many years before their first meeting when their names would be linked for all time to one of the most loved of all bears. He contributed a weekly drawing to Punch for many years. He was perhaps the most-loved illustrator of 'children's' books, best remembered for When We Were Very Young, Winnie-the-Pooh, Now We Are Six and The House At Pooh Corner, Kenneth Grahame's classics The Wind In The Willows, Dream Days and The Golden Age and a book which later became the favourite reading of Christopher Robin Milne, Bevis, the Story of a Boy by Richard Jefferies."Shepard's autobiographical books, Drawn from Memory (1957) and Drawn From Life (1962) are joyfully written and present a superb picture of England's upper middle classes. His drawings in over fifty books frequently poked fun at social contretemps and domestic perplexity, especially where children were involved. His illustrations continued to show extraordinary vigour and vivacity throughout his long working life."In his eighty-ninth year, he visited old friends and relations in Cape Town, Durban, Perth, Sydney and Tasmania, returning through Tahiti so that he could look at Gauguin relics" (Peter Dennis, Poohcorner).

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        CARTEL DE HOGUERAS DE SAN JUAN - ALICANTE 1950 - ILUSTRADO POR CARLOS BAEZA - ENMARCADO

      Alicante 1950 - Cartel de Hogueras de San Juan/ Alicante 1950/ Ilustrado por Carlos Baeza/ Enmarcado/ Le faltan unos pequeños trozos de papel como se puede apreciar en la imagen adjunta/ A/ TC Size: 67x100

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        Le Dur Désir De Durer - 1st Edition with 1 Lithograph By Chagall / Ltd 1000 Copies

      Bordas, Paris 1950 - Nice first edition of this book illustrated by Chagall. Here the rarest french edition including 1 orig lithograph by Chagall on a loose page + 1 frontispice (reproduce by Jacomet) + many drawings (most full page and signed) in b&w in and hors text. With the fragile original glassine cover in VG condition. Limited to 1000 copies on "Alfa bouffant" paper. ASK FOR EXTRA PICTURES. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Artfever]
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        Simple Speaks His Mind.

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1950 - Octavo. Original blue-green cloth, titles to spine gilt on black ground and to upper board in black, top edge dyed black. With the dust jacket. Lightly rubbed at extremities, spine very slightly faded, contents toned. An excellent copy in the rubbed and nicked jacket with tanned spine panel which is split cleanly down the upper fold and repaired with tape to the verso. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For my friends Dr. and Mrs. "Tex" Burnett, from an "ole Lincolnite" &#150; Langston. New York, November 27, 1950". With the original typed mailing label from Hughes to Burnett loosely inserted. "Lincolnite" refers to Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, where Hughes earned his undergraduate degree in 1929 before returning to live in Harlem. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        LETTERATURE MODERNE, rivista di varia umanit? diretta da FRANCESCO FLORA 1950-1962 TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO, Milano, Malfasi, 1950

      - cm. 17 x 24,5, brossura grigia, pp. 120-150 per ogni fascicolo. Rivista fondata da Francesco Flora nel giugno 1950 e da lui diretta fino alla chiusura nel 1962, Pubblicava saggi critici di buon livello e studi specialistici di letteratrura italiana e straniera, prevalentemente moderna. La periodicit? era bimestrale salvo all'inizio ed alla fine più frequente. Vi comparvero scritti di Benedetto Croce, Mario Praz, Getto, Fubini ecc. e collaborarono Cordiè, Oreste Macrì, G. B. Pighi, Mario Luzi, Ramat e tanti altri. Ci sono interventi anche di importanti autori stranieri come Ezra Pound, Thomas Mann pubblicati in lingua originale. Inizia nel giugno 1950 a cura della Universit? Bocconi di Milano con l'editore Malfasi- ANNO I 1950 - fasc. 1(giugno), 2, 3, 4 (dicembre) ANNO II 1951 - fasc. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. ANNO III 1952 - fasc. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. ANNO IV 1953 - fasc. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. ANNO V 1954 - fasc. 1, 2, 3, 4(sett-ottobre) ultimo con ed. Malfasi fino a questo punto le copertine sono sempre nocciola. Nel 1955 la rivista non esce e riprende con editore Cappellil di Bologna Le copertine sono sempre di colori diversi. ANNO VI 1956 - fasc. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. ANNO VII 1957 - fasc. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. ANNO VIII 1958 - fasc. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. ANNO IX 1959 - fasc. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. ANNO X 1960 - fasc. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. ANNO XI 1961 - fasc. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. ANNO XII 1962 - fasc. 1 (genn-febb), 2-3 (mar-apr), 4 (lug-sett), 5-6 (ott-dicembre) che + l'ultimo uscito. Questa collezione di tutto il pubblicato (12 annate) a fascicoli sciolti ed in ottime condizioni viene offerta a

      [Bookseller: Ferraguti service s.a.s. - Rivisteria]
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        Mounted & framed original wooblock by Jean Chieze, used to illustrate the L'Union Latine D'Editions edition of "Hippocrate" [Hippocrates].

      From printed label on back of frame: "Bois original grave par Jean Chieze utilise pour le tirage de Hippocrate edite par L'Union Latine D'Editions - Paris". - A 4 5/8" x 6 5/8", mounted, original woodblock, engraved by Jean Chieze, and used to illustrated the edition of Hippocrates published in Paris (ca. 1950's). This block is an elaborate study of early surgical instruments & an "anatomical" woman seated in an open cabinet; her abdomen has been dissected to reveal, uterus, kidneys, bladder, etc. The top and open doors of this cabinet are hung with various types of surgical instruments, in front of this cabinet a table top displays 15-20 other early instruments that might have been used in early obstetric surgery (in caesarian section, etc.), including bone saw, mallet, syringe, forceps, scapels, knives, sponge, flask, suture thread, etc., many of these instruments & the entire illustration has a 16th century medical/anatomical appearance. The background of the wooden block has been covered in white pigment & then the raised surfaces of the engraving have been brushed with black ink, so the image can be viewed as an illustration. The block has been mounted in a recessed panel, which has been covered in a maroon velvet backing & placed into a standing or hanging 8 1/4" x 10 1/2" (x 1" deep), black-surfaced, wooden frame, with surfaces of panel and woodblock set below the open (unglazed) front of the frame; the back of the frame is covered in black fabric & has a mounted brass ring for hanging the piece, and also, a sturdy, fold-out flap, which opens out, so the frame can stand on a flat surface. Underneath the flap is pasted the printed French title label (text given above), identifying the block. Back surface of frame shows slight rubbing, light scratches, edges of frame show a little rubbing off of black paint, else in fine condition, with no cracks or slashes through woodblock. We have been unable to determine if any other of the blocks illustrating this edition were themselves framed & issued as an edition. A very striking (and slightly fantastic) medical image, that might not be suitable for display in all locations, but a beautiful & delicately cut example of Chieze's wood-engraving. Wood-engraver Jean Chieze (1898-1975) illustrated Cervantes, Poe, Erasmus & many other classic authors. Rare item! Weight: 2 lbs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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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.. Erstausgabe, 1. Auflagen, Satz und Druck in Hamburg bei Hans Christians Druckerei. Bde. I bis IV; IX; XI bis XX und XXVI. 8°(Oktav- Format bis 22,5 cm.), und Gr.8°(Groß- Oktav- Format bis 25 cm.) Moosgrüne Original- Ganzleinen- Einbände mit goldgeprägter Rückenbeschriftung.. Zustand: Einbände minimal berieben. Ecken und Kanten kaum bestoßen. Innen: Buchschnitt minimal angestaubt, sonst sehr sauber, wohl gepflegt und tadellos erhalten, fast neuwertig!.

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        [Manuscript]: One Lonely Night

      Original manuscript of the fourth Mike Hammer novel. 253 typed paginated printed rectos only, with 246 pages of text (paged 1-240), with six additional pages inserted, plus seven pages of preliminary matter. Spillane&#39;s deletions are substantial, his changes and corrections are numerous, on nearly every page, and are virtually all in his hand (there are a few copy editor&#39;s or typesetter&#39;s corrections as well). Signed twice by the author and dated 27 September 1950 (the novel was published in 1951). Near fine, the top sheet, as usual, exhibiting the most wear. Hammer finds a ring of Commies and kills them by the score (literally, at one point dispatching 40 by machine gun!). Housed in a full morocco clamshell case. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        My Gun is Quick

      Dutton, New York 1950 - Some light spotting on endpapers and small stain on back cover otherwise fine in dust jacket with a couple of short closed tears and tiny wear at spine ends. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Mordida Books]
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        Vengeance is Mine

      New York: Dutton, 1950 A lovely copy of Spillane's third Mike Hammer novel. Very minor lean to spine, otherwise the binding is tight and clean. Jacket has minor wear to extremities and a slight crease on the spine near the front panel. Note that I have a complete collection of Spillane Duttons Firsts for sale (along with some other titles, among them I, the Jury and My Gun is Quick signed, and ephemera). Please enquire regarding discounts for volume purchases.

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        VENGEANCE IS MINE!

      New York: E. P. Dutton & Company,. 1950. Octavo,. boards.. Boards lightly faded along top and bottom edges, a near fine copy in. a very good plus dust jacket with light wear at head and tail of. spine panel and three corner tips. An attractive copy. (#80648). First edition. The third Mike Hammer detective novel. Hubin (1994), p. 761.

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