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        Composition. L'ecuyere (1950) Original Farblithographie.

      1950.. Bildgrösse: 33x47 cm. Unten links signiert, rechts numeriert X/LX. In Glasrahmen 54x69 cm..

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        Bayerisches Jahrbuch für Volkskunde: Jg. 1950 - 1986/ 87., gebunden in 27 Bänden;

      Kommissionsverlag Karl Hart 1950 - 1987. - Die hier angebotenen Jahrgänge stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 27 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 30000

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros]
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        Künstlerinnen im Atelier. Oel auf Karton.

      1950 - Um 1950. Bildgrösse 57x42 cm. Unsigniert. Ungerahmt.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        Aquarell der Liebe. Sechs Originalaquarelle von Charles Pree nach Gedichten von Catull, Goethe, Baudelaire, Verlaine, Rimbaud.

      Ohne Orte und Verlag, ca. 1950.. 4to. Titelblatt, 5 Blätter Gedichte und 5 hs. signierte Orig.-Aquarelle. Orig.-Leinwandmappe mit signiertem Orig.-Aquarell auf Vorderdeckel.. Eins von 50 num. Exemplaren, hier die Nr. 1. Titelblatt vom Künstler hs. signiert. - Gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Manfred Nosbüsch]
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        DIAGNOSIS: HOMICIDE. THE CASEBOOK OF DR. COFFEE

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, [1950]., 1950. First edition. Signed by the author on the title page. Presentation inscription on the front fly leaf from the author "For Doc Haase - in souvenir of Tia Juana, California streets, Elm, Diver, Dread St., San Francisco, New York, La Mesa, & points north, south, east & west. With the non-homicidal regards of the author. Larry New York, May 12, 1950." Eight short stories that feature Dr. Daniel Webster Coffee, Chief Pathologist at the Pasteur Hospital in the midwestern city of Northbank, and his Hindu assistant, Dr. Motilal Mookerji. Winner of the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award in 1950, for Best Short Story. Queen's Quorum 106 says "The outstanding book of short stories in 1950 was a perfect example of the contemporary blend of medical-mystery-and-scientific-detection. you meet Dr. Daniel Webster Coffee, a hospital pathologist, whose chief criminological weapons are modern laboratory procedures-- in pathology, chemistry, serology, microscopy, and toxicology." Lightly rubbed at spine ends, else near fine in dust jacket lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners. This is a very difficult title, and even more so with both the signature of the author on the title page, and the lengthy inscription on the front fly leaf.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        Deutsche Universitäts-Zeitung, Jahrgänge 1950 - 1981 (32 Bände). Auch Einzelbände erhältlich. Also single volumes available.

      Göttingen, 1950 - 1981.. Bis 1956: Schwarze Halbleinenbände mit montiertem Rückenschild, Buchdeckel in bräunlicher Marmorierung; ab 1957: Grüne Halbleinenbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln, Buchdeckel in hellgrüner Marmorierung und mit leinenverstärkten Außenkanten. Jahrgänge bis 1967 mit kleinem Signaturschildchen der Universitäts-Sternwarte Bonn. Format: 30 x 21 cm (Jahrgänge 1958 und 1959 im Format kleiner) Es sind ferner die Hefte 19 bis 24 des Jahrganges 1949 mit enthalten.. Alle Bände in sehr gutem Zustand (all volumes in very good condition). Sehr gutes, sauberes Exemplar dieser hochschulgeschichtlich aufschlußreichen Reihe. Weitere Fotos sowie weitere seltene Fachzeitschriften-Angebote zur Astronomie und Physik auf der Homepage des Antiquariats. Einzelband (single volume): EUR 40,00.

      [Bookseller: Das Konversations-Lexikon - Fachantiquar]
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        Actuelles. Chroniques 1944-1948.

      Paris, Gallimard, 1950. - In-8°, 270p. Edition originale sur papier ordinaire. Exemplaire du service de presse (achevé d'imprimer juin 1950). Enrichi d'un envoi autographe signé de l'auteur en page de faux-titre. "A Jacques Hebertot, ces nouveaux "Justes" avec la gratitude et la fidèle amitié d'Albert Camus" Papier uniformément jauni, sinon très bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Cabinet d'Amateur]
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        President Truman thanks his Under Secretary of State for the report he requested on what the State Department did during World War II to plan for peace

      Typed Letter Signed ?Harry S. Truman? as President, one page, 7? x 9?. On pale green White House stationery but written ?At Key West, Florida,? March 24, 1950. To Hon. James E. Webb, Department of State, Washington, D.C. Oval receipt stamping ?Under Secretary / Mar 27 1950 / Department of State.? Fine condition.In full, ?Thanks for yours of the 20th, enclosing me a copy of Postwar Foreign Policy Preparation. I am more than glad to have it, and will try to find the time take a look at it.?Ferdinand Kuhn reported in the March 26, 1950, edition of ?The Washington Post,? in part, ?The State Department published a new batch of wartime documents yesterday showing, among other things, that the Great Power veto in the United Nations was of American, and not Soviet, origin. The documents form part of a 725-page book entitled ?Postwar Foreign Policy Preparation,? written by Prof. Harley A. Notter of the Bureau of United Nations Affairs. The book is an elaborate record

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Seelen-Wayde der Christlichen Schäfflen das ist Ordinari Predigen auff alle Sonn- und Feyer- Täg deß ganzen Jahrs gerichtet und in zween Theil abgetheilet. Ersten Jahrs- Lauffs erster Theil über die Sonntäg/ Anderer Theil über die Feyertäg. 2 Tle. in einem Band. Klagenfurt, M. Kleinmayr (Tl.1) bzw. Augsburg C. Brechenmacher 1695- 99. 4°. 7 Bll., 940 S. 1w.Bl.; 3 Bll., 662 S., mit gest, Frontispiz und zahlreichen Holzschnitt- Vignetten und Bordüren im Text, Hlwd. d. 19. Jhdts.

      . . Tl.1: VD17 23:725177E (sehr seltene erste Ausgabe) - Tl.2: VD17 23:640340A - Newole, Kleinmayr 363.- Zu dem steirischen Volksprediger des 17. Jahrhunderts siehe ausf.: Leopold Kretzenbacher, "P. Amandus von Graz" in Blätter für Seckauer Diözesangeschichte 1950.- "Amandus geißelt mit dem ganzen Freimut, der zu dieser Zeit einem Ordensmann und besonders einem Kapuziner erlaubt war, Schwächen und Laster... Die Predigten sind mit tausend Geschichten und Histörchen gewürzt... Das Buch ist wirklich gut und gibt ein getreues Bild von der Sittengeschichte der Zeit." (Newole 452f.).- Titel gestempelt u. mit hs. Besitzvermerk, unten tls. etw. knapp beschnitten (Verlust d. Jahreszahl bei Tl. 1), leicht gebräunt od. braunfleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller]
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        FRIGHT

      Rinehart and Company, Inc., [1950]., 1950. First edition of the author's second book. Hopley writes using the pseudonyms of Cornell Woolrich and William Irish. Near fine copy in dust jacket with light professional restoration to the spine ends and corners. A difficult title. Newly married Prescott Marshall takes his bride and leaves town ... on his wedding day he'd left the bloody body of a blackmailer in his closet.. Marshall embarks on a slow-motion cross-country escape, changing jobs suddenly and dragging his unaware and unhappy wife along as he tries to distance himself from his bloody deed. No matter how far he runs, his guilty conscience is right there, magnifying every knock on the door, every letter, every phone call.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        Lee's Lieutenants: A Study in Command

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950-51. First editions of each volume. Three volumes. Octavo, original black cloth. Volume 1 is signed by Freeman on the front free endpaper. Each volume is near fine to fine in very good dust jackets. A very nice set, uncommon in this condition. One of the epic works on the Confederate armies, these exhaustively researched and brilliantly written volumes deserve to be read by all Civil War students. Freeman employs an amazing quantity of information, much of it gleaned from Confederate sources in Richmond, and he is an interesting and intelligent writer, offering insights into a multiplicity of actions and personalities. The three hefty volumes cover the period following Sumter to the end of the Peninsular campaign, Second Bull Run to Chancellorsville, and the Gettysburg campaign to war's end" (Eicher 971).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Drowning Pool

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1950 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by John Ross Macdonald on a laid in signature. This FIRST ISSUE dustjacket is vibrant in color with NO fading to the spine. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has all the First Issue points present with minor wear to the edges. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A beautiful copy in collector's condition. We buy John Ross Macdonald First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Drawings and Watercolors. With an Additional Etching by the Artist

      New York: The Twin Editions. 1950. First Edition. Non-Book. Edition limited to 125 copies (this copy not numbered). Cloth folder containing eight plates in color and twenty-seven illustrations in b&w. The etching of the Lobster Fisherman has been professionally framed. The plates are in fine condition. The folder is in near fine condition with uniform toning. ; Prints; Quarto .

      [Bookseller: Lyrical Ballad]
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        The Third Man and The Fallen Idol

      London: William Heinemann Ltd,, 1950. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in silver, publisher's device to rear cover in blind. With the photographic dust jacket. A fine copy in an excellent jacket with lightly rubbed and nicked extremities. First UK edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        STRANGERS ON A TRAIN

      London: The Cresset Press, 1950., 1950. First U. K. edition of her first and best known novel brilliantly filmed by Alfred Hitchcock, from a screenplay written in large part by Raymond Chandler. Publisher's File Copy with slip affixed to front fly leaf. Near fine in dust jacket with some light professional restoration to the spine ends and corners. In her first novel, Highsmith revels in eliciting the unsettling psychological forces that lurk beneath the surface of everyday life. Two men meet quite casually on the Washington-to-New York train, Guy Haines, a tennis star, and Bruno Anthony, who makes an offer to exchange murders. Bruno Anthony, will kill Guy Haines' estranged wife if Guy will kill Bruno's hated father. Guy doesn't take Bruno seriously until his wife, Miriam, is found murdered in an amusement park. Guy becomes the chief suspect, which threatens his tennis career; his romantic involvement with a U.S. senator's daughter, Anne Morton; his hopes for a political career; and even his life. When Bruno realizes that Guy isn't going to kill his father, he tells Guy that he intends to establish Guy's guilt by planting his monogrammed cigarette lighter at the scene of Miriam's murder. With Anne's help, Guy attempts to stop Bruno after rushing through an important tennis match and racing to the amusement park. Filmed in 1951 and directed by Alfred Hitchcock, the movie starred Farley Granger as Guy Haines, Robert Walker as Bruno Anthony, Ruth Roman as Anne Morton, Kasey Rogers as Miriam Haines, and many others. An exceptional copy of a difficult title.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        EMILIO GRAU SALA, ACUARELA 32X23 1950

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa blanda. Emilio Grau Sala. 1950. Magnifica Acuarela de Grau Sala con toques rusticos. Muy buena Obra. 32X23.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Tapis tunisiens (4 volumes)

      Paris: Horizons de France. Very Good-; 8 x 11.5 (29 cm) three-tied cardboard Portfolios with . impression of title page on top board in Very Good condition. Minor . spotting. Splitting to hinges.. 1950-1957. Portfolio. Illustrated by 15 color plates 405 black and white; I. "Kairouan" et imitations. Nouvelle éd. revue et complétée, 1955 (original ed. 1937). 68, [3] p., A-C, CXXV collotypes (4 of them hand colored), 27 in-text figures - II. Tapis bédouins à haute laine. 1950. [3]-26, [1] p., LXX collotypes (4 of them hand colored), 7 in-text figures - III. Tissus décorés de Gafsa et imitations. 1953. 68, [3] p., LXVIII collotypes (3 of them hand-colored), 24 in-text figures - IV. Tissus ras décorés de Kairouan, du Sahel et du Sud tunisien. 1957. [3]-91, [2] p., CXXVIII, CXXVIII bis, CXXIX-CXLIX, CXLIX bis, CL-CLIV collotypes (4 of them hand colored), 50 in-text figures. At head of title, I-III: Protectorat français, Gouvernement tunisien, Direction de l'instruction publique et des beaux-arts. IV: Royaume de Tunis, Gouvernement tunisien, Ministère de l'économie nationale. All parts in cardboard portfolios with impression of title page on top board. [GWO 1912-1915, CSROT t2519, CRES 1198].; 12; [1098] pp. .

      [Bookseller: RugBooks, IOBA]
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        The Third Man and The Fallen Idol

      Heinemann, London 1950 - First edition. Tiny lightened spot on topedge and very slightly cocked, else near fine in near fine dustwrapper with tiny nick and tears at the spine ends. A scarce title, the first printing of Greene's novel, written prior to the screenplay in order to secure permission from Viennese authorities to film on location. Greene, director Carol Reed, and producer David O. Selznick had enjoyed great critical and box-office success with their 1949 film *The Fallen Idol*, based on Greene's story "The Basement Room" and starring Ralph Richardson as a kind butler whom a child believes must be protected from a murder charge. Joined by producer Alexander Korda, Greene, Reed, and Selznick immediately set out to make another film together. *The Third Man*, an inspired classic of film noir, arose from a series of serendipities, from Greene's conversation with a British intelligence officer about Vienna's sprawling sewers and its black-market in penicillin, to Trevor Howard's discovery of zither player Anton Karas outside a restaurant, right down to the final shot, which everyone, including Joseph Cotten during the filming of it, expected to end differently. Supposedly it was the only film Orson Welles made which he bothered to watch when it came on television ("Carol Reed and I have something in common," he once remarked, "We are both awfully patient with me."). Justifiably high on the list of the best films ever made. A very nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        THE THIRD MAN AND THE FALLEN IDOL

      London: William Heinemann Ltd., [1950]., 1950. First edition. Fine in dust jacket with light wear to spine ends and the extremities. Rollo Martins comes to Vienna, a city still controlled by the four occupying powers, expecting a job from his old friend Harry Lime, only to arrive in time for his funeral. Angered by hints of his friend's involvement in the black market rackets and confused about conflicting reports of the hit-and-run accident that killed Lime, Martins decides to conduct his own investigation. The 1949 film, THE THIRD MAN was directed by Carol Reed, with Graham Greene as the screenwriter. The film starred Orson Welles, Joseph Cotton, Trevor Howard, and Alida Valli. The Third Man Theme music was by Anton Karas. THE FALLEN IDOL was also made into a film in 1948, with Carol Reed as director and Graham Greene, Leslie Storm, and William Templeton as screen writers. It was originally published in 1935 using the title of THE BASEMENT ROOM. The title was chosen by the film distributors and is the story of a murder by a somewhat pathetic man who is unwittingly betrayed to the police by a small boy.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        The Third Man and The Fallen Idol

      London: William Heinemann Ltd,, 1950. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. Contemporary bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. Endleaves and endpapers a little tanned, rear inner hinge starting but still holding firm. A very good copy in a rubbed jacket with some small nicks and short splits, a small spot of dampstain to the verso not visible on the front, and a professional repair to the fold of the front flap, which had was split. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Autograph Letter Signed, in German, 2 pp on one sheet of printed address stationery, 20 Marsefield Gardens, London, Jan. 12, 1950

      - Freud writes to the long time family housekeeper, Paula Fichtl. In full, "My dear, good Paula, Only yesterday I received your letter of the 5th, the first one came much faster. I am sorry that you are freezing so much, but it does not surprise me. One reason is the different climate the other that we are so spoiled in the evenly heated house. Just walk rigorously to warm you. Sure, vacation in the summer would be quite a different story but who knows if it would have worked out. I feel sincerely with you, that your poor father is miserable. Old age altogether is not good, that I know myself. Here winter hasn't arrived yet. Mr. Green did not come twice, can you imagine? We don't know whether he is ill or whether his fear of not being as well looked after in your absence causes it. Otherwise, everything goes its regular way. I'll be glad, however, when you, well rested, will be back in the house fidgeting about. I shall enjoy the thermometer, but don't spend so much money. We are not that badly off here. Good bye and all the best." She signs, "from your Old Mother Freud." Letters of Martha Freud infrequently come on the market. The Freud family moved to Marsfield Gardens from Vienna to escape the Nazis after the Anschluss in 1938. Martha and Sigmund were married for 53 years.

      [Bookseller: Schulson Autographs]
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        Harmonium

      New York: Knopf, 1950. Later printing. Hardcover. Near fine in a very good or better unclipped dust jacket, with the jacket showing very slight edgewear, rubbing; a 1/4 inch closed tear to the upper front panel, a spot of soiling to the rear panel at mid fore edge. All in all, however, an uncommonly sharp example, with the added benefit of being signed twice by the poet: once on the first blank, and again on the title page. While a later printing (August 1950, Edelstein A1c2), still a signed copy of what is --in the opinion of many-- the most profoundly influential and accomplished work by an American poet in the latter half of the 20th century. And, as such, really quite scarce.

      [Bookseller: John Kehoe, Bookseller ABAA]
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        POEMS: 1950

      Galveston: The Cleaners' Press, 1950.. Brown paper boards, printed label. Fine in somewhat tanned and smudged pale yellow dust jacket, with small chips at corners. First edition, first binding, of Bunting's first substantial collection of poetry, preceded only by REDIMICULUM MATELLARUM, a slim pamphlet issued twenty years earlier. With a Preface by Dallam Flynn. The entire edition consisted of one thousand copies (including twenty-five signed copies), but only a small portion of that number appeared in this primary binding, the remainder being issued in wrappers. Formerly uncommon. GUEDALLA A2.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        JAHRBUCH FÜR BRANDENBURGISCHE LANDESGESCHICHTE. Herausgegeben im Auftrage der Landesgeschichtlichen Vereinigung für die Mark Brandenburg von M. Henning und H. Gebhardts, später von K. Pomplun, G. Küchler, W. Vogel, E. Henning u.a. Jahrgang (1) 1950 - (7) 1956 u. 11 (1960) - 61 (2010) in 58 Bänden.

      Berlin, Selbstverlag der Vereinigung, 1950 - 2010.. 1-7 in 4°, 11 ff. in Gr.-8°. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. OKart. u. 5 OPpbde (leichte Gebrauchsspuren).. Bis auf die Bände 1957 - 1959 vollständige Folge dieses inhaltsreichen Jahrbuches zur Geschichte und Kultur der Mark Brandenburg, darunter auch mehrere Aufsätze zu Theodor Fontane.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gabriele Klara Einzelunterne]
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        "La Penultieme est morte". Poeme autographe.

      S. l., [circa 1950].. Au recto d'un feuillet. In 4°.. Ce poeme est un hommage a Mallarme. Il comprend des corrections inedites qui ne seront pas reprises dans le recueil "Poemes epars (1945-1963)" paru dans les "OEuvres poetiques completes" dans la Bibliotheque de la Pleiade. Notamment le titre complet devait etre "La Penultieme est morte/Tombeau de Mallarme". - Precieuse version corrigee de ce poeme sur Mallarme.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Ross, Alexander

      ISBN 0-9196-4427-9., The Booming Fifties 1950-1960.. NSL Natural Science of Canada, Toronto.. 127 Pages.. CanadaÕs Illustrated Heritage series. Lots of Colour & black/white photos, illustrations. Index./Hardcover.. NON SMOKING STORE. My listing INCLUDES PHOTO OF ACTUAL BOOK for sale. Book Interior FINE / Boards Very Good Plus / Dust Jacket Not Issued. Book very gently read. Boards are pictorial, spine and quarter boards are orange cloth, lettering gilt. Book spine is straight, square, solid, no sunning, one 1/8 inch crease at back lower corner, very minor edge wear top and bottom. Book boards and spine are flat, clean, bright, no rips, the two back corner tips are slightly bruised with a bit of board showing through, front top edge has a 1/2 inch shallow dent which made a slight crack in the paper less than 1/8 inch, bottom board edges have very minor wear and a small dab of white paint on corner tips, front and back boards have a few areas slightly rubbed from adjacent book on shelf or from being put down on table. Page edges clean, bright. Inner end papers are two colours of blue, front is highlights of 1950 to 1954, back is highlights from 1955 to 1959. Inside of book is tight, clean, bright, clear, flat. OwnerÕs name, date, small, in ink on ffep. & . History

      [Bookseller: WILLOWBAY BOOKS]
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        Drogen-Lehrsammlung.

      Darmstadt, (Ca. 1950).. 250 verschiedene Kräuter, Pflanzenteile und sonstige organische Substanzen in unterschiedlich großen Glasröhrchen mit Holzdeckeln. In 3 grünen Kästen (20 cm x 40 cm x 16 cm) mit je 4 Fächern.. Mit dem meist fehlenden 48 Seiten umfassenden Begleitheft. - Die Lehrsammlung mit Anschauungsmaterial für Unterichtszwecke umfasst die 250 wichtigsten Drogen, darunter fast alle Drogen des DAB 6. Das Begleitheft enthält die Beschreibung der einzelnen Drogen, deren Abstammung, Familie, Herkunft, Inhaltsstoffe und Anwendungsbereiche. - Eine Probe etwas ausgelaufen. Ohne die Schnallen der Haltebänder, sonst gut erhalten

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        Archive Relating to David O. Selznick and George Cukor on Filming

      1950 - Archive Relating to David O. Selznick and George Cukor on Filming Fitzgerald's "Tender is the Night" with John O'Hara writing the screenplay. 1950-1960. Very good. Items include: 1) Three telegrams from Selznick to Cukor, March 11 and March 18, 1950. 2) Two telegrams from Cukor to David O. Selznick, March 13 and March 18, 1950. 3)A long three page single spaced typed letter (file copy) from David O. Selznick to Cukor May 18, 1960, still trying to get the work brought to the screen with cast including Jennifer Jones, Jane Fonda, and Glenn Ford. The film was finally made in 1962 starring Jennifer Jones and Joan Fontaine. Henry T. Weinstein was the producer (not David O. Selznick); screenplay by Ivan Moffat. See David Thomson's "Showman" p.633 for details on the filming, most of which took place in Zurich. Memos from David O. Selznick continued to fly during the 1960 filming including one of sixty pages, to the screenwriter.

      [Bookseller: Houle Rare Books/Autographs/ABAA/PADA]
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        Pebble in the Sky

      Doubleday, 1950-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Doubleday, 1950. First Edition, First Printing with "First Edition" stated on the copyright page. In original dust jacket with price of $2.50 intact. In Near Fine condition, in a Very Good dust jacket. Clean text. Sound binding. Pages lightly age toned. Light wear to cloth at corners and spine ends. The dust jacket shows rubbing, toning, edge wear, wear along folds, with chipping and a bit of loss to the top end of the spine and top edge of the rear panel. A nice copy, presents well.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Local Color

      Random House 1950 - First Edition, First Printing. A spectacular copy SIGNED by Truman Capote on a laid in signature. A stunning dustjacket that is vibrant in color with no chips or pieces missing from the dustjacket. This original first issue dustjacket has the price present on the front flap with slight wear to the edges. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean, with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this true first edition in collector's condition. We buy Capote First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Rudolph, Wilhelm. - Kuhweide im Lausitzer Hügelland.

      . Aquarell, auf Büttenkarton, um 1950. Von Wilhelm Rudolph. 33,2 x 44,2 cm (Darstellung / Einfassungslinie) / 50 x 60 cm (Passepartout). Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert. - Sehr gut erhalten. Im Passepartout montiert. Wilhelm Rudolph (1889 Chemnitz - 1982 Dresden). Dresdner Maler und Grafiker. 1906-08 Lithografenlehre. 1908-14 Studium an der Akademie der Künste in Dresden bei Robert Sterl, Meisterschüler von Carl Bantzer. 1914-18 Soldat im Ersten Weltkrieg. Ab 1920 freischaffend in Dresden tätig. Mitglied der "Künstlervereinigung Dresden". 1932 Aufnahme der Lehrtätigkeit an der Dresdner Akademie der Künste, 1935 Professur. 1938 Entlassung und Ausstellungsverbot. 1945 Verlust des fast gesamten künstlerischen Werks durch die Bombenangriffe auf Dresden. 1946-49 erneute Lehrtätigkeit an der HfBK Dresden. 1961 Nationalpreis der DDR, Martin-Andersen-Nexö-Preis der Stadt Dresden, Kunstpreis des FDGB. 1979 Ehrenbürger der Stadt Dresden. 1980 Nationalpreis der DDR..

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        Rudolph, Wilhelm. - Hügelige Landschaft.

      . Aquarell, auf Büttenkarton, um 1950. Von Wilhelm Rudolph. 25,0 x 38,0 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Rechts unten signiert. Verso Nachlaßstempel. - In den äußeren Ecken originale Reißzwecklöchlein. Sehr schön erhalten. Wilhelm Rudolph (1889 Chemnitz - 1982 Dresden). Dresdner Maler und Grafiker. 1906-08 Lithografenlehre. 1908-14 Studium an der Akademie der Künste in Dresden bei Robert Sterl, Meisterschüler von Carl Bantzer. 1914-18 Soldat im Ersten Weltkrieg. Ab 1920 freischaffend in Dresden tätig. Mitglied der "Künstlervereinigung Dresden". 1932 Aufnahme der Lehrtätigkeit an der Dresdner Akademie der Künste, 1935 Professur. 1938 Entlassung und Ausstellungsverbot. 1945 Verlust des fast gesamten künstlerischen Werks durch die Bombenangriffe auf Dresden. 1946-49 erneute Lehrtätigkeit an der HfBK Dresden. 1961 Nationalpreis der DDR, Martin-Andersen-Nexö-Preis der Stadt Dresden, Kunstpreis des FDGB. 1979 Ehrenbürger der Stadt Dresden. 1980 Nationalpreis der DDR..

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        Rudolph, Wilhelm. - Wald.

      . Holzschnitt, um 1950. Von Wilhelm Rudolph. 49,5 x 59,8 cm (Darstellung) / 55 x 66 cm (Blatt). Außerhalb der Darstellung in Bleistift signiert unten rechts und bezeichnet unten links. - Eigenhändiger Abzug / Abrieb des Künstlers. - Papier gebräunt und etwas fleckig. Blattrand bestoßen mit mehreren kleinen Fehlstellen. Verso Stellen mit geringem Papierverlust; vorn nicht sichtbar. Insgesamt mäßig guter Zustand. Wilhelm Rudolph (1889 Chemnitz - 1982 Dresden). Dresdner Maler und Grafiker. 1906-08 Lithografenlehre. 1908-14 Studium an der Akademie der Künste in Dresden bei Robert Sterl, Meisterschüler von Carl Bantzer. 1914-18 Soldat im Ersten Weltkrieg. Ab 1920 freischaffend in Dresden tätig. Mitglied der "Künstlervereinigung Dresden". 1932 Aufnahme der Lehrtätigkeit an der Dresdner Akademie der Künste, 1935 Professur. 1938 Entlassung und Ausstellungsverbot. 1945 Verlust des fast gesamten künstlerischen Werks durch die Bombenangriffe auf Dresden. 1946-49 erneute Lehrtätigkeit an der HfBK Dresden. 1961 Nationalpreis der DDR, Martin-Andersen-Nexö-Preis der Stadt Dresden, Kunstpreis des FDGB. 1979 Ehrenbürger der Stadt Dresden. 1980 Nationalpreis der DDR..

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        Album mit 39 eingesteckten und 151 lose beiliegenden OPhotos mit Sänger- und Rollenportraits sowie Szenenbildern aus Opernaufführungen der Württembergischen Staatsoper Stuttgart aus der Zeit zwischen 1950-60 mit teils signierten bzw. mit Widmung versehenen Aufnahmen der Großen der Stuttgarter Oper und zahlreicher Gaststars. Aufnahmen der Ateliers Laun-Dölker, A. Illenberger, Ekkehard Friedrich, P. Tautz, E. Volkmann, Ferdy Dittmar u.a.

      Stuttgart 1950-60.. Postkartenformate bzw. 15 x 9 cm, teils auch größer. 9 der Aufnahmen sind verlegte Postkarten (davon zeigen zwei das Stuttgarter Staatstheater), die restlichen Aufnahmen imAlbum meist rückseitig mit Photographenstempel und handschriftlicher Bezeichnung, die losen Aufnahmen größtenteils ohne Photographennachweis, aber teils verso mit handschriftlichen Angaben zu den Inszenierungen. Photoalbum der Zeit (Quer-4°) mit gemustertem Leinenbezug und Lederbändchen am Rücken.. Das Album enthält signierte bzw. gewidmete Aufnahmen, meist Rollenportraits, von Wolfgang Windgassen, Willi Domgraf-Fassbaender, Birgit Nilsson, Alf Rauch, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Gustav Neidlinger, Hans Blessin (Privatportrait mit rückseitiger Widmung), Mario del Monaco und Renata Tebaldi. Weitere (unsignierte) Photos, meist Rollenportraits bzw. Szenenbilder, von und mit Trude und Elisabeth Eipperle, Fritz Windgassen, Leonie Rysanek, Alfred Pfeifle, Regina Resnik, Astrid Varnay, George London, Anna Liese Uhrlandt, Siw Ericsdottir, Fritz Wunderlich, Josef Traxel, Margret Rütz, Hetty Plumacher, Grace Hoffmann, Otto v. Rohr, Marcel Wittrisch, Wilhelm Otto, sowie des Dirigenten Wilhelm Furtwängler. Die lose beiliegenden Aufnahmen zeigen Szenenbilder aus zahlreichen Stuttgarter Operninszenierungen derselben Zeit mit allen Ensemblemitgliedern und vielen Gaststars. Insgesamt eine große Fülle von Bildmaterial aus der großen Zeit der Stuttgarter Oper, die in dieser Zeit wegen zahlreicher Wagner-Inszenierungen unter der Aegide des damaligen Generalintendanten Walter Erich Schäfer, auch als "Winter-Bayreuth" bezeichnet wurde. Zwei von mehreren Szenenbildern die Wolfgang Windgassen zeigen sind von diesem signiert. Des Weiteren beiliegend mehrere Zeitungsausschnitte zu einzelnen Sängern. Das Album und die losen Photos stammen wie auch das beigegebene zweite Album aus dem Besitz von Otto Holl, langjähriges Mitglied des Stuttgarter Opernchores. Beigabe: weiteres Album zur Stuttgarter Operngeschichte mit 28 Photos u.a. Leinenalbum der 30er Jahre mit Kordelheftung (Quer-4°). Mit 24 montierten (Photoecken) und 4 losen OPhotos (meist Postkartenformate diverser Stuttgarter Ateliers) sowie zahlreichen eingeklebten, teils auch lose beiliegenden Zeitungsausschnitten, gedruckten Portraits, Programmzetteln etc. von Sängerpersönlichkeiten der Stuttgarter Oper zwischen ca. 1900-1940 sowie zu Wagner und den Bayreuther Festspielen während der 30er Jahre. Darunter Photos der Stuttgarter Sänger Robert Butz (5 Privat- und Rollenportraits, davon 3 des Ateliers Ferdy Dittmar, Stuttgart, vom Photographen signiert), Hermann Weil (2), Anita Oberländer (ein Photo mit rückseitigem Autograph und weiteres Autograph der Sängerin auf Blanko-Karte sowie ein eigenhändig beschrifteter Adresszettel), Fritz Windgassen (Privataufnahme), Marie Bartsch und Oskar Bolz (3). Die gedruckten Beilagen ausschließlich zu den Vorgenannten. Die Bayreuth-Aufnahmen enthalten Rollenportraits von Jaro Prohaska, Josef v. Manowarda, Helge Roswaenge, Rudolf Bockelmann, Marta Fuchs und zwei Szenenbilder aus "Parzifal" des Bayreuther Ateliers Weirich. Daneben Photopostkarten des Bayreuther Festspielhauses, der Villa Wahnfried und von Wagners Grab (letztere teils postalisch verwendet - mit Grüßen Otto Holls von den Bayreuther Festspielen).

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

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

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        How I Make a Picture: Lesson 1-7

      Institute of Commercial Art 1950 - Part of the Famous Artists Advanced Program. Oversized hardcover, with lessons in a 3 ring binder. The book is very good with the owner's name embossed on the front cover, shelfwear, and bumped page corners. Lessons 1-7 are all present and complete and are in excellent condition. A nice example of a very scarce resource. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        How I Make a Picture

      Institute of Commercial Art 1950 - Part of the Famous Artists Advanced Program. Oversized hardcover in a 3 ring binder. 86 pages. The book is very good with the owner's name embossed on the front cover, shelfwear and some bumped page corners. All pages are all present and complete. A nice example of a very scarce resource. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Wind in the Willows. With an Introduction by A.A. Milne

      London: Methuen and Co. Ltd. 1950, 1950. First Rackham Edition. Octavo, pp.xii, 178. Beautifully illustrated by Mr. Rackham with 12 full colour plates, including frontispiece, plus several line drawings. Elegantly bound in half green morocco, gilt to spine, raised bands and top edge gilt. A fine copy in attractive recent leather binding.

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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.

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        Mon Premier Alphabet

      NP, c. 1950s. Six wooden boards bound with a leather cord. Printed in color throughout. Contains a simple sentence for all twenty-six letters of the alphabet, accompanied by an illustration of the action described in the text. Each letter not only represents a noun, but it also refers to the name of the child involved with the object being described: hence, "David souffre des dents" (David has a toothache), and "Kate court comme un kangourou" (Kate jumps like a kangaroo). The artist is identified on the front cover as Lauranne, though not much information is known about him or her, nor does this book appear in any collection worldwide. Few faint waterspots on front board, which has a spot of discoloration toward top edge, else about fine.

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        William Murrey Gray Original Horror Illustration

      Self-published, No Location 1950 - Original graphite pencil illustration by science fiction / fantasy / horror pulp illustrator William Murrey Gray. Gray created illustrations for a variety of pulp issues in the forties and fifties. Though no record is available on this piece, it is clearly from the horror genre; it shows a well-fed, matronly woman affectionately managing parts of department store mannequins - but the heads, and torsos with heads, bear looks of profound dismay.8.5" x 12" overall, heavy stock, graphite pencil drawing. Unframed. One corner a bit bent, one smudge in the opposite corner (see scan), else Near Fine. Lart [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Genoux

      1950 - Stanley William Hayter ¿ A Genoux. numbered l.l. ¿7/10¿ signed l.r. ¿SW Hayetr¿ 1950 Medium: Etching and Engraving Dimensions: sheet size: 14 7/8¿ x 11 1/4¿ image size: 9 7/8¿ x 5 7/8¿

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        NOTICIAS DE LA HISTORIA DE CANARIAS (4 Tomos En 3 Volúmenes, OBRA COMPLETA.)

      Ediciones Goya, Santa Cruz De Tenerife - 1950-1952. Volúmen I, CXXI, + 444 pags., Volúmen II, contiene tomos 2º y 3º. 821 pags., y el Volúmen III, conteniendo el tomo 4º, 613 pags. Cantos tintados, gran cantidad de ilustraciones, algunas de ellas en color. Mapas desplegables. Conserva las cubiertas originales. Ex-libris anterior propietario. Size: 24X 17 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        COLOPHON, A BOOK COLLECTOR'S QUARTERLY

      New York: The Colophon, 1950. various bindings. various sizes. various bindings. The complete set of 48 volumes. Includes the following: 1. Original Series. 20 volumes. 4to., boards + Index. 1930-1935. 2. New Series, 12 volumes, boards or cloth. 1935-1938. 3. The Annual of Bookmaking. Thick 8vo., cloth. 1938. 4. New Graphic Series. 4 volumes. 4to., boards. 1939. 5. The New Colophon. 9 volumes. 4to., boards except the 9th volume which is cloth bound and much thicker than the rest. 1948-1950. 6. An Index to the Colophon, New Series, The Colophon, New Graphic Series and the New Colophon. 1968. (Ulrich & Kup p.3). "Scholarly and popular contributions both make perfect reading for connoisseur and amateur of books and bibliography." Many illustrations. Includes the scarce index produced in 1968. Accompanied by a large packet of ephemera including two T.L.s. from Elmer Adler. With the bookplate of Frank S. Hatch in volume one. This bookplate was designed by Bruce Rogers and is described and illustrated in an article in an issue of the Colophon. The drypoint by David B. Milne is present. Well preserved set.

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        INFORMATION ON RESTITUTION AND RELATED SUBJECTS: 1950: NOS. 1-4; 1951: NO. 1-3; 1952: NO. 1; 1952 SPECIAL ISSUE NO. 1; 1953: NO. 1 (FINAL ISSUE) . COMPLETE RUN OF 10 REPORTS

      New York; Institute Of Jewish Affairs, World Jewish Congress.. 1950-53. Pamphlet. Staple bound leaves. 4to. 28 cm. 8, 5, 10, 8, 6, 10, 6, 10, 11, 13 leaves (87 leaves total) . Single-sided mimeographed pages. Reports with updates regarding personal asset, industrial and heirloom restitution and related progress in the US, British, French and Soviet zones in Germany. Also covering the progress of restitution and reparations related legislation in Austria and France. Includes information on legislation and requirements of compensation and indemnification claims for property and damages throughout the German zones. 1952 reports, which list Nehemiah Robinson as editor, are “devoted to the agreements (protocols) signed on September 10, 1952, between the Federal Government of Germany and the Conference on Jewish Material Claims against Germany. Protocol No.1 sets forth a program of improvements in the existing restitution and indemnification legislation and its implementation. […] Protocol No. 2 is devoted to the global sum which the Federal Government undertook to pay the Conference over a period of years through the intermediary of the State of Israel. ” (Introduction) . 1953 report includes tables throughout with data regarding restitution claims and payments given throughout 1951 and 1952. Subject(s) : Jews in Germany – Claims. OCLC lists sets at only 4 institutions worldwide (NYPL, UC-Berkeley, Harvard, NIL) . Some spines rebacked, Small library stamp on first leaf, bottom left. Light shelf wear, occasional creases. Very good condition. (AJCong-21-25) .

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