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        The Cocktail Party

      London: Faber & Faber, 1950. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. First edition, first state (with the misprint of "you shall see here again" at the top of page 29). Signed by Eliot (without inscription) under his name on the title page. A very near fine copy with just a touch of spotting to the top edge and one small spot of foxing on the front free endpaper. Dust jacket has a few tiny closed tears to the top edge and is lightly toned at the spine. Original price (10s. 6d.) present. First staged at the Edinburgh Festival in 1949, The Cocktail Party was the most successful of Eliot's plays during his lifetime. It opened on Broadway in January 1950, ran for 325 performances, and won the 1950 New York Drama Critics' Award. Gallup A55a.

      [Bookseller: Walkabout Books, ABAA]
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        Original Kupferstich copper etching: *Die durch Gewalt Umgekommenen*. Aus Dante *Göttliche Komödie, Blatt 89* = Fegefeuer, 6. Gesang. .

      Bildmaß der Darstellung 25 x 18 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Auf Büttenpapier gedruckt. Blattmaß 33 x 26 cm. *Da war auch Benincasa dArezzo, den der wilde Arm des Ghin di Tacco totschlug*. In kleiner limitierter Auflage gedruckt. Variante mit Stocksignatur. Von guter Erhaltung. Salvador Dali bekam 1950 vom Istituto Poligrafico ( der staatlichen Druckerei und Münzprägeanstalt Italiens ) den Auftrag, die Göttliche Komödie zu illustrieren.Dali schuf hierzu insgesamt 102 Aquarelle, die allerdings nicht vom Instituto veröffentlicht wurden. Dali behielt zwar das Honorar und verkaufte die Auftragsabeiten dann für einweitaus höheres Honorar an den französischen Verlag Les Heures Claires. Für die Buchausgabe wurden 100 Motive der Aquarelle von einem ursprünglichen Maß auf 18 x 25 cm verkleinert. In dem Werkverzeichnis Michler/Löpsinger unter der Nummer 1078 verzeichnet. Die Buchausgabe der Göttlichen Komödie mit Dalis Illustration erschien 1959-63 bei Les Heures Claires, Paris in 6 Bänden. Im Jahr 1964 erschien eine italienische Edition bei Arti e Scienze - Salani, Florenz. Dali issued a rare copper etching of each of the Divine Comedy images as a bonus for a small number of special friends of Dali and important Divine Comedy art collectors. . ( Lagerort: Dali-Mappe III ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics at request )

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        Original Kupferstich – copper etching: *Die Gotteslästerer*. Aus Dante *Göttliche Komödie, Blatt 14* = Hölle, 14. Gesang.

      Les Heures Claires, Paris - Bildmaß der Darstellung 25 x 18 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Auf Büttenpapier gedruckt. Blattmaß 33 x 26 cm. *Doch hatten sie im Schmerz die Zunge loser*. In kleiner limitierter Auflage gedruckt. Variante mit Stocksignatur. Am Oberrand durch alte Montierung stärker berieben ( durch neues Passepartout gut abdeckbar ), ansonsten von guter Erhaltung. >>>Salvador Dali bekam 1950 vom Istituto Poligrafico ( der staatlichen Druckerei und Münzprägeanstalt Italiens ) den Auftrag, die Göttliche Komödie zu illustrieren.Dali schuf hierzu insgesamt 102 Aquarelle, die allerdings nicht vom Instituto veröffentlicht wurden. Dali behielt zwar das Honorar und verkaufte die Auftragsabeiten dann für einweitaus höheres Honorar an den französischen Verlag &#132;Les Heures Claires". Für die Buchausgabe wurden 100 Motive der Aquarelle von einem ursprünglichen Maß auf 18 x 25 cm verkleinert. In dem Werkverzeichnis Michler/Löpsinger unter der Nummer 1052 verzeichnet. Die Buchausgabe der Göttlichen Komödie mit Dalis Illustration erschien 1959-63 bei Les Heures Claires, Paris in 6 Bänden. Im Jahr 1964 erschien eine italienische Edition bei Arti e Scienze - Salani, Florenz. Dali issued a rare copper etching of each of the Divine Comedy images as a bonus for a small number of special friends of Dali and important Divine Comedy art collectors. .<<< ( Lagerort: Dali-Mappe III ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage &#150; further pics at request )

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        The Tailor of Gloucester.

      Frederick Warne & Co., Ltd ca.1950 - 59 pp. Pale orange boards with pictorial onlay and red titles. Dust jacket slightly soiled and chipped, pictorial endpapers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE SIMPLE ART OF MURDER

      Houghton Mifflin Company, 1950., Boston - First U. S. edition. Fine, bright, square copy, in a bright, fresh, colorful dust jacket as designed by Artzbasheff with the spine colors notably bright and unfaded. The topstain is bright and even. Dust jacket has pinpoint wear to corners and base of spine, with two tiny closed tears tape mended on the verso. An exceptional copy of this collection, gathering 12 of Chandler's short stories which first appeared in the pages of pulp magazines like Black Mask, Dime Detective, and Detective Fiction Weekly, as well as more mainstream publications like The Saturday Evening Post and The Saturday Review of Literature. Includes Chandler's much-quoted essay "The Simple Art of Murder," originally published in the Atlantic Monthly (1944). A Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone title, and one of the great dust jackets designed by Boris Artzybasheff. Housed in a clamshell case with the dust jacket design on the outside of the case. An exceptional copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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        Original Kupferstich copper etching: *Im Feuerhimmel*. Aus Dante *Göttliche Komödie, Blatt 97* = Paradies, 30. Gesang.

      Bildmaß der Darstellung 25 x 18 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Auf Büttenpapier gedruckt. Blattmaß 33 x 26 cm. *Vom ersten Tag, da ich ihr Bild gesehen im Erdenleben, bis zu diesem Schauen*. In kleiner limitierter Auflage gedruckt. Variante mit Stocksignatur. Von guter Erhaltung. Salvador Dali bekam 1950 vom Istituto Poligrafico ( der staatlichen Druckerei und Münzprägeanstalt Italiens ) den Auftrag, die Göttliche Komödie zu illustrieren.Dali schuf hierzu insgesamt 102 Aquarelle, die allerdings nicht vom Instituto veröffentlicht wurden. Dali behielt zwar das Honorar und verkaufte die Auftragsabeiten dann für einweitaus höheres Honorar an den französischen Verlag Les Heures Claires. Für die Buchausgabe wurden 100 Motive der Aquarelle von einem ursprünglichen Maß auf 18 x 25cm verkleinert. In dem Werkverzeichnis Michler/Löpsinger unter der Nummer 1135 verzeichnet. Die Buchausgabe der Göttlichen Komödie mit Dalis Illustration erschien 1959-63 bei Les Heures Claires, Paris in 6 Bänden. Im Jahr 1964 erschien eine italienische Edition bei Arti e Scienze - Salani, Florenz. Dali issued a rare copper etching of each of the Divine Comedy images as a bonus for a small number of special friends of Dali and important Divine Comedy art collectors. . ( Lagerort: Dali-Mappe III ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics at request )

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        Original Kupferstich &#150; copper etching: *Die Erschaffung der Engel*. Aus Dante *Göttliche Komödie, Blatt 96* = Paradies, 29. Gesang.

      Les Heures Claires, Paris - Bildmaß der Darstellung 25 x 18 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Auf Büttenpapier gedruckt. Blattmaß 33 x 26 cm. *Wie im Glase, im Kristall und Bernstein ein Strahl erglänzt*. In kleiner limitierter Auflage gedruckt. Variante mit Stocksignatur. Von guter Erhaltung. >>>Salvador Dali bekam 1950 vom Istituto Poligrafico ( der staatlichen Druckerei und Münzprägeanstalt Italiens ) den Auftrag, die Göttliche Komödie zu illustrieren.Dali schuf hierzu insgesamt 102 Aquarelle, die allerdings nicht vom Instituto veröffentlicht wurden. Dali behielt zwar das Honorar und verkaufte die Auftragsabeiten dann für einweitaus höheres Honorar an den französischen Verlag &#132;Les Heures Claires". Für die Buchausgabe wurden 100 Motive der Aquarelle von einem ursprünglichen Maß auf 18 x 25cm verkleinert In dem Werkverzeichnis Michler/Löpsinger unter der Nummer 1136 verzeichnet. Die Buchausgabe der Göttlichen Komödie mit Dalis Illustration erschien 1959-63 bei Les Heures Claires, Paris in 6 Bänden. Im Jahr 1964 erschien eine italienische Edition bei Arti e Scienze - Salani, Florenz. Dali issued a rare copper etching of each of the Divine Comedy images as a bonus for a small number of special friends of Dali and important Divine Comedy art collectors. .<<< ( Lagerort: Dali-Mappe III ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage &#150; further pics at request )

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        Night and the Cat

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1950. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good +. Foujita. A crisp, very sharp copy of the 1950 stated 1st printing. Clean and Near Fine in a bright, price-clipped, VG+ dustjacket, with just a touch of soiling along the rear panel. Octavo, the verse (essentially love poems to cats) is by Elizabeth Coatsworth and the 12 remarkable drawings complementing the text are by the great Japanese artist Foujita. This copy is from the personal library of New York artist Jeanyee Wong, who designed the lovely dustjacket.

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        Vingt fables.

      Lausanne, Switzerland: Gonin, 1950.(). Portfolio with 20 color lithographs. Sheets loose as issued in chemise and slipcase. Edition of 213; this one signed by the artist and publisher and numbered. Bottom of slipcase partially detached. Interior fine.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        The Marihuana Story (Collection of 15 still photographs from the 1950 film)

      Los Angeles: Sonny Amusement Enterprises, Inc. / S. A. C. L., 1950. Collection of 15 vintage black-and-white still photographs from the 1950 Spanish-Argentine film.&#11;&#11;The financial success of the 1949 exploitation film "She Shoulda Said No," a morality tale involving the use of marijuana, prompted distributors to import this film from Argentina for distribution in the US. It was a success on the exploitation circuit (drive-ins, grindhouse cinema, etc.), and was even entered at Cannes.&#11;&#11;Pablo Urioste (Lagar) is a respected surgeon forced to experience a nightmarish world after his wife, a marijuana addict, dies in a nightclub. He unwisely elects to investigate on his own, and through flashbacks he tells his story to the police, about how he was ultimately drugged, beaten, blackmailed, and currently experiencing some bad-trip flashbacks. Klimovsky founded Argentina's first film club in 1929, directed several Spanish horror films (including "La noche de Walpurgis," said to have started the Spanish horror boom of the 1970s), an 1954 Argentine film called "Witchcraft," and the entire 1979 television series "La barraca."&#11;&#11;Set in Mexico. &#11;&#11;8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm). Near Fine. &#11;&#11;Complete collation details available on request.&#11;&#11;Schaefer US.

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        The Traveller's Tree. A Journey through the Caribbean Islands.

      John Murray, London(1950). First Edition, first printing. Large 8vo. 403pp + 50 pages of unpaginated photographic plates. Green cloth lettered in gold at spine and with a small gilt vignette. With an illustrated frontispiece and sixty-one photographs by A.Costa, plus a double-spread sketch-map by H.W.Hawes. Edges lightly spotted. A very good copy in price-clipped dust wrapper, chafed with a little loss to spine ends and corner tips and with two short tears and several light accompanying creases. Former owner bookplate and accompanying inked inscription to the front free endpaper.. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: Hardcover. Jacket: Good

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        Notes on a Horsethief

      The Levee Press, 1950. Hardcover. Near Fine. The Levee Press, Greenville, MS 1950. Limited First Edition. Limited to 975 copies. This is copy number 203. Signed by William Faulkner on the Limitation Page. I certify that the signature is genuine. Book Condition: Near Fine, minor shelf wear.

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        A Collection of 15 Paper Specimen Books Distributed by the Cleveland Paper Company, circa 1950s-60s

      Cleveland, Ohio, 1950. Very Good. A collection of 15 paper sample books containing paper specimens manufactured by over ten different paper companies in the United States. All 15 books were distributed by the Cleveland Paper Company, circa 1950s-60s. The collection consists of 10 oblong octavos and 2 standard octavos in printed wrappers measuring approximately 6" x 9", and 3 tall eyelet-bound octavos with printed card covers measuring 8 1/2" x 4". Staples have been neatly removed from one sample book in wrappers (Ta-non-ka Bond), else overall very good or better. A wide-ranging assemblage with numerous examples of writing papers (bond, ledger, etc.) and printing papers (for mimeograph and stencil duplicating machines; and for letterpress, half-tone and offset lithography). Included are specimens from paper mills located in the midwest (Ohio and Wisconsin) and Massachusetts. Established in 1860, the Cleveland Paper Company operated the first steam-powered paper mill west of the mountains (built in 1848) and became the leading manufacturer and distributor of American made papers in the mid-west. The paper sample books collected here date from near the end of its 100+ year reign. In 2015 an employee working at a former Cleveland Paper company building started a large fire that destroyed one building and damaged another after he began grilling hotdogs during his lunch break.A list of all 15 books follows:Oblong Octavos (about 9" x 6")1. Adirondack Bond and Ledger (Watermarked). International Paper Company: New York, N.Y. (22 samples).2. Discovery Bond (Solka Content). Aetna Paper Company: Dayton, Ohio. (10 samples).3. Economic Ledger. Crocker-McElwain Company: Holyoke, Massachusetts. (13 samples).4. Greylock Linen Ledger. L. L. Brown Paper Company: Adams, Massachusetts. (18 samples).5. Howard Mimeograph (Watermarked). The Howard Paper Company: Urbana, Ohio. (16 samples).6. Howard Writing (Watermarked). The Howard Paper Company: Urbana, Ohio. (6 samples).7. Maxwell Bond (Watermarked). The Maxwell Paper Company: Franklin, Ohio. (40 samples).8. Public Service Bond. Taylor-Logan Company Papermakers: Holyoke, Massachusetts. (15 samples).9. Stonewall Linen Ledger. Neehah Paper Company: Neehah, Wisconsin. (11 samples).10. Ta-non-ka Bond. Badger Paper Mills: Peshtigo, Wisconsin. (14 samples: the samples are loose due to the removal of staples, but the book appears to be complete).Octavos (about 6" x 9")11. Certificate Ledger. Crocker-McElwain Company: Holyoke, Massachusetts. (15 samples).12. Line Marque. Rising Paper Company. (10 samples).Tall Octavos (8 1/2" x 4")13. Wheelwright Ionic Bristol. Dove Mill Bristols. Distributed by The Central Ohio Paper Company / The Cleveland Paper Company: Cleveland, Ohio. (8 samples).14. Wheelwright Highlight Coated Bristol. Dove Mill Bristols. The Cleveland Paper Company: Cleveland, Ohio. (5 samples).15. Wheelwright Ionic Blanks. The Cleveland Paper Company: Cleveland, Ohio. (6 samples).

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        Building Plans and Elevation for Monarch Rubber & Supply Co. Inc., at 227 Pennsylvania St., San Francisco.

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, Circa 1950.(). Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 17" x 22". 7 sheets. Job #231. File #4042. 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.

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        Knoll Index of Designs

      Knoll Associates, Inc., 1950. Some light offsetting on the cardstock chapter dividers, small bump evident at base of spiral binding, light wear to edges and corners; a near fine example of a fragile book.. First Edition. Spiral-bound quarto. Comprehensive catalogue of Knoll's mid-century modern designs. Designed by Herbert Matter, the catalogue is organized into six chapters devoted to "Chairs", "Tables", "Chests, Cabinets, Beds", "Desks, Offices", and "Textiles". Each chapter includes comprehensive black and white photography of the furniture, both isolated and in-situ. Matter's simple yet innovative graphic design is displayed throughout; for example the chapters are divided by a different cardstock, chosen to evoke some element of the materiality that follows. Designers included are Franco Albini, Hans Bellman, Bonet, Kurchan and Hardoy, Pierre Jeanneret, Florence Knoll, Donald Knorr, Mies van der Rohe, George Nakashima, Isamu Noguchi, Eero Saarinen, Abel Sorensen, Richard Stein, Elias Svedberg, Jean Bauret, Michela Bronzini, Dorothy Cole, Eszter Haraszty, Stig Lindberg, Franz lorenz, Noemi Raymond, Astrid Sampe, Marianne Strengell, Angelo Testa, Harry Bertoia, Charles Niedinghaus, and Murray Rothenberg. Additional photographer credits are extended to Hockaday Associates, Erza Stoller and (Robert) Damora.

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        Original Farbholzschnitt bzw. Xylographie: *Beatrice*. Aus Dante *Göttliche Komödie, Blatt 71 * = Paradies, 4. Gesang. - handsigniert -

      Bildmaß der Darstellung 25 x 18 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Auf BFK Rives Büttenpapier gedruckt. Blattmaß 32,7 x 26 cm. In limitierter Auflage von 4765 Exemplaren gedruckt. Variante ohne Stocksignatur. Dieses Blatt links unten mit EA ( = Epreuve d'artiste ) in Bleistift bezeichnet, rechts unten von Dali in Bleistift handsigniert. Von guter Erhaltung. Salvador Dali bekam 1950 vom Istituto Poligrafico ( der staatlichen Druckerei und Münzprägeanstalt Italiens ) den Auftrag, die Göttliche Komödie zu illustrieren.Dali schuf hierzu insgesamt 102 Aquarelle, die allerdings nicht vom Instituto veröffentlicht worden. Dali behielt zwar das Honorar und verkaufte die Auftragsabeiten dann für einweitaus höheres Honorar an den französischen Verlag Les Heures Claires. Für die Buchausgabe wurden 100 Motive der Aquarelle von einem ursprünglichen Maß auf 18 x 25cm verkleinert und laut Literatur und Werkverzeichnis als sogenannte Xylographien gedruckt. In dem Werkverzeichnis Michler/Löpsinger unter der Nummer 1109 verzeichnet. Die Buchausgabe der Göttlichen Komödie mit Dalis Illustration erschien 1959-63 bei Les Heures Claires, Paris in 6 Bänden. Im Jahr 1964 erschien eine italienische Edition bei Arti e Scienze - Salani, Florenz. Die Grafiken sind generell nicht per Hand von Dali signiert worden. ( Lagerort: Dali-Mappe III )

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        Original Farbholzschnitt bzw. Xylographie: *Der Mondhimmel*. Aus Dante *Göttliche Komödie, Blatt 70 * = Paradies, 3. Gesang. - handsigniert -

      Les Heures Claires, Paris - Bildmaß der Darstellung 25 x 18 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Auf BFK Rives Büttenpapier gedruckt. Blattmaß 32,7 x 26 cm. In limitierter Auflage von 4765 Exemplaren gedruckt. Variante ohne Stocksignatur. Dieses Blatt links unten mit EA ( = Epreuve d'artiste ) in Bleistift bezeichnet, rechts unten von Dali in Bleistift handsigniert. Von guter Erhaltung. >>>Salvador Dali bekam 1950 vom Istituto Poligrafico ( der staatlichen Druckerei und Münzprägeanstalt Italiens ) den Auftrag, die Göttliche Komödie zu illustrieren.Dali schuf hierzu insgesamt 102 Aquarelle, die allerdings nicht vom Instituto veröffentlicht worden. Dali behielt zwar das Honorar und verkaufte die Auftragsabeiten dann für einweitaus höheres Honorar an den französischen Verlag &#132;Les Heures Claires". Für die Buchausgabe wurden 100 Motive der Aquarelle von einem ursprünglichen Maß auf 18 x 25cm verkleinert und laut Literatur und Werkverzeichnis als sogenannte Xylographien gedruckt. In dem Werkverzeichnis Michler/Löpsinger unter der Nummer 1108 verzeichnet. Die Buchausgabe der Göttlichen Komödie mit Dalis Illustration erschien 1959-63 bei Les Heures Claires, Paris in 6 Bänden. Im Jahr 1964 erschien eine italienische Edition bei Arti e Scienze - Salani, Florenz. Die Grafiken sind generell nicht per Hand von Dali signiert worden.<<< ( Lagerort: Dali-Mappe III ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Italian drawings in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum [1]. The fourteenth and fifteenth centuries § [2]. Michelangelo and his studio § [3]. Raphael and his circle : Giulio Romano, G.F. Penni, Perino del Vaga, Giovanni da Udine, Tommaso Vincidor, Polidoro da Caravaggio, Baldassare Peruzzi, Timoteo Viti and Girolamo Genga. Also Sebastiano del Piombo § [4]. Artists working in Parma in the sixteenth century : Correggio, Anselmi, Rondani, Gatti, Gambara, Orsi, Parmigianino,

      London, British Museum / British Museum Publications Limited, 1950-1983. Five parts in nine volumes (25 cm), uniformly bound in publisher's cloth, pictorial dust jackets. - First editions, except for part II (Michelangelo and his studio) in reprint of 1953 edition, published to coincide with the 500th anniversary of the artist's birth. Not included is part [6] Roman Baroque drawings, c. 1620 to c. 1700, by Nicholas Turner, with the assistance of Rhoda Eitel-Porter, published in 1999 (can be supplied separately, price approximately £90). ¶ Excellent, unmarked copies. Italian drawings in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum [1]. The fourteenth and fifteenth centuries;Two volumes (25 cm), I (Catalogue): xiv, 230 (2) pp., frontispiece. 353 catalogue entries. II (Plates): xviii pp., 390 illustrations on 286 plates. Publisher's cloth, dust jacket (Brodart dust jacket protectors). - Arntzen & Rainwater L-43; Lucas p.94. ¶ Dust jacket chipped; otherwise a fine copy.Italian drawings in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum [2]. Michelangelo and his studio;(25 cm), xx, 142 (2) pp., frontispiece, 153 plates. 104 catalogue entries. Publisher's cloth, pictorial dust jacket. - Reprint of 1953 edition, published to coincide with the five-hundredth anniversary of the artist's birth. "The catalogue is packed with information which is by no means confined to the drawings owned by the British Museum" (from a review by Otto Kurz of the first edition, in The Burlington Magazine, volume 95, 1953, pp.302-310). ¶ Excellent copy.Italian drawings in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum [3]. Raphael and his circle : Giulio Romano, G.F. Penni, Perino del Vaga, Giovanni da Udine, Tommaso Vincidor, Polidoro da Caravaggio, Baldassare Peruzzi, Timoteo Viti and Girolamo Genga. Also Sebastiano del Piombo;Two volumes (25 cm), I (Catalogue): xvii (1), 198 (2) pp., frontispiece. 293 catalogue entries. II (Plates): xviii pp., frontispiece, 278 p. of plates. Publisher's cloth, pictorial dust jacket. - "The most significant contribution in this field since the war" (from a review by John Shearman, in The Burlington Magazine, volume 107, 1965, p.34). ¶ Excellent copy.Italian drawings in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum [4]. Artists working in Parma in the sixteenth century : Correggio, Anselmi, Rondani, Gatti, Gambara, Orsi, Parmigianino, Bedoli, Betoja;Two volumes (25 cm), I (Catalogue): xiii (1), 139 (1) pp. 256 catalogue entries. II (Plates): xii pp., frontispiece, 154 p. of plates. Publisher's cloth, pictorial dust jacket. - "There is, apart from the Louvre and Uffizi, hardly another collection in the world in which drawings from the School of Parma are more richly represented than in the British Museum, where Popham has been active for so many years. The appearance of a catalogue of this collection by the most eminent connoisseur of the field is therefore in itself a most outstanding event" (from a review by Konrad Oberhuber, in Master Drawings, volume 8, 1970, pp.276-287). ¶ Excellent copy.Italian drawings in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum [5]. Artists working in Rome, c. 1550 to c. 1640;Two volumes (26 cm), I (Catalogue): 255 (1) pp. II (Plates): xv (1) pp., 370 p. of plates. Publisher's cloth, pictorial dust jackets. - The title "Artists working in Rome" was chosen because none of the important artists was born in Rome itself, but migrated there from all over Italy. Listed in an Appendix are eighteen drawings by Raphael and his circle, and one by Sebastiano del Piombo, which are either new attributions or new acquisitions since publication of the 1962 catalogue. ¶ Excellent copy.

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        Original Farbholzschnitt bzw. Xylographie: *Das Irdische Paradies*. Aus Dante *Göttliche Komödie *, Fegefeuer, 32. Gesang. - handsigniert -

      Bildmaß der Darstellung 25 x 18 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Auf BFK Rives Büttenpapier gedruckt. Blattmaß 32,7 x 26 cm. In limitierter Auflage von 4765 Exemplaren gedruckt. Dieses Blatt links unten mit EA ( = Epreuve d'artiste ) in Bleistift bezeichnet, rechts unten von Dali in Bleistift handsigniert. Von guter Erhaltung.Salvador Dali bekam 1950 vom Istituto Poligrafico ( der staatlichen Druckerei und Münzprägeanstalt Italiens ) den Auftrag, die Göttliche Komödie zu illustrieren.Dali schuf hierzu insgesamt 102 Aquarelle, die allerdings nicht vom Instituto veröffentlicht worden. Dali behielt zwar das Honorar und verkaufte die Auftragsabeiten dann für einweitaus höheres Honorar an den französischen Verlag Les Heures Claires. Für die Buchausgabe wurden 100 Motive der Aquarelle von einem ursprünglichen Maß auf 18 x 25cm verkleinert und laut Literatur und Werkverzeichnis als sogenannte Xylographien gedruckt. In dem Werkverzeichnis Michler/Löpsinger unter der Nummer 1104 verzeichnet. Die Buchausgabe der Göttlichen Komödie mit Dalis Illustration erschien 1959-63 bei Les Heures Claires, Paris in 6 Bänden. Im Jahr 1964 erschien eine italienische Edition bei Arti e Scienze - Salani, Florenz. ( Lagerort: Dali-Mappe I )

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        La via del ritorno

      ARNOLDO MONDADORI EDITORE, 1950. ITALIANO 0,32 Volume brossurato in cartoncino flessibile. Pagine in buono stato, con bruniture, segni di umidità e segni di tarlatura. Tagli bruniti. Traduzione dal tedesco di Ervino Pocar. Volume n. CCLVI ( 256 ) della collana. USATO

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        Epoca - Anno I n. 7 del 1950 Settimanale politico di grande informazione

      ARNOLDO MONDADORI EDITORE, 1950. ITALIANO 0,25 Rivista spillata in carta leggera. Copertina illustrata. Pagine in buono stato, ricche di fotograie in nero, nel testo e fuori. Nel sommario, tra i vari articoli, troviamo: M. S. I. morte civile? e Voleva salvare la Monarchia? USATO

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        LETTERATI GRECI CHE INSEGNARONO O VENNERO A ROMA NEL PERIODO DELL'IMPERO DA CLAUDIO A DIOCLEZIANO

      TIP.GRECO, 1950. ITALIANO 0,23 Pagine ingiallite da fattore tempo, con alcuni appunti a matita al margine inferiore di pag.44 e baffo con matita rossa a pag.40, traccia di umidità ai bordi inferiori, rilegatura cartonata, ingiallita, con usura ai bordi ed alle punte, all'interno piatti originali USATO

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        The Marathon Magazine Winter 1950-51

      Peterborough Press - Pamphlet; English language; good condition. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. For buyers outside the UK we now offer significantly lower rates on our airmail shipping.

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        Netzeflickende Fischer. Aquarell auf Bütten, 50 x 65 cm, unten rechts signiert, verso bezeichnet und mit eigenhändiger Adressangabe versehen.

      [In drei Ecken kleine Löcher einer früheren Montage, die linke obere Ecke mit einer kleinen Fehlstelle, verso kleine Flecke]. Wohl um 1950 entstandenes Blatt, passend zum Blatt "Fischer beim Netzeflicken" (Hellwich/Röske 50/12, Archiv-Nr. 1324). - Paul Kuhfuss (1883-1960) erhielt seine Ausbildung zunächst an der Königlichen Kunstschule und später an der Königlichen Akademischen Hochschule für bildende Künste (heute UdK) bei Anton von Werner und Philipp Franck. Ab 1913 stellte er regelmäßig u.a. bei der Großen Berliner Kunstausstellung, der Freien Secession und der Berliner Secession aus. Von 1935 bis '45 zog er sich auf Grund von Denunziation und Repressionen zurück und übte öffentlich nur seinen Lehrberuf aus, der ihm materielle Unabhängigkeit sicherte. Nach 1945 war er weiterhin als Lehrer tätig und durfte zunächst wieder ausstellen, geriet aber im Zuge der Formalismusdiskussion auf Grund seiner Position der "Eigengesetzlichkeit der Kunst" selbstredend erneut ins Abseits. - Provenienz: Das Blatt stammt aus dem hier vorliegenden, bisher unbekannten Nachlass der Illustratorin und Bühnenbildnerin Gerda Schafhirt, einer Gefährtin von Kuhfuss, die u.a. den Sommer 1955 mit ihm zusammenlebend und -arbeitend in Born auf dem Darss verbrachte, und ist entsprechend noch nicht bei Hellwich/Röske verzeichnet. Bei weitergehendem Interesse können Sie mich gerne kontaktieren.

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        Letters (Two Tls; one signed post card)

      n.p. : n.p., n.d. . First edition. no binding. Very Good. Two typed letters signed (Tls), with one handwritten, signed postcard to marshall A. Best Viking editor who oversaw the Viking Portables regarding publishing a Portable Stephen Crane. The first letter is dated 20 February 1950 on Berryman's Princeton stationary, some 250 words, regarding permissions, word count; the postcard is dated (publisher stamp) May 25 ,1951, begins with JB's current project: "I was breaking my brains out on the end of a draft of a short critical biography of Wm. Shakespeare [a long time unpublished during his lifetime project] when your bad news came last month". The bad news was problems with Knopf re: permissions. "If the world still exists then, and you do, and I do, we might consider again. Meanwhile if the bombs begin I hope they will not neglect Knopf." The final letter is on small cream paper dated 2 jan 1952; approximaely 190 words. He refers two having "been dilatory about the return of a contract" and refers to two books. The bulk of the letter refers to his colleague Randall Jarrell doing a Portable Kipling. "Shakespeare is going on slowly." All three signed in ink, with red ink date stamp and staple holes; both letters folded, with pencil notations, but little wear and very good. Berryman never did publish with Viking, nor any of the boks discussed, including his Shakespeare, though FS&G did in 1999, publish a Berryman's Shakespeare. There was no Portable Crane until 1969 (and not Berryman) and no Kipling until 1982. The Viking Portables along with The Modern Library were essential college textbooks, the most famous Viking Portale being Cowley's editing of Faulkner putting hisYoknapatawpha stories in chronological order; helping him to win the Nobel Prize three years after the books publication in 1946. .

      [Bookseller: Alexander Rare Books]
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        "Caged!" (Movie Poster)

      Hollywood, CA. Warner Bros. 1950. One-sheet color silk-screen poster, 40 x 30 ½ inches, for the 1950 Warner Brothers film "Caged" starring Eleanor Parker. Set in a women's prison and directed by John Cromwell, the film received three Academy Award nominations: Eleanor Parker for Best Actress, Hope Emerson as Best Supporting Actress, and Virginia Kellogg and Bernard C. Schoenfeld for Best Writing (Story and Screenplay). The poster, extremely scarce and in very good condition, was the product of Western Poster Company, San Francisco. It is a striking graphic, bold in design and color, a worthy addition to a motion picture film noir archive.

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        My Foolish Heart. (Movie Poster).

      England. RKO Radio Pictures. 1950. One-sheet color silk-screen poster, 40 x 30 inches, for the 1950 Samuel Goldwin production based on a short story by J. D. Salinger, directed by Mark Robson, and starring Dana Andrews and Susan Hayward. The plot involves the trials and tribulations of its heroine, played by Hayward. The U.S. poster for the film has Hayward's character admonishing: "Please wait until you know the Truth about 'My Foolish Heart.'" For her work on the film, Hayward was nominated for an Academy Award. The silk screen poster, with no folds, was manufactured in England and is in very good clean condition.

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        Stronger Than Fear. (Movie Poster - Titled in the United States: Edge of Doom)

      England. RKO Radio Pictures. 1950. One-sheet color silk-screen poster, 40 x 30 inches, for the 1950 Samuel Golden production, "Stronger than Fear," released in the U.S. under the title "Edge of Doom." The film starred Dana Andrews, Farley Granger, and Joan Evans and was directed by Mark Robson. The plot involved a priest, played by Dana Andrews, who is determined to find the murderer of a colleague, bludgeoned with a heavy crucifix. The murderer he pursues is played with unnerving realism by Farley Granger. Also starring is Joan Evans. The silk screen poster, with no folds, was manufactured in England and is in very good clean condition.

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        A Collection of 15 Paper Specimen Books Distributed by the Cleveland Paper Company, circa 1950s-60s

      Cleveland, Ohio, 1950. Very Good. A collection of 15 paper sample books containing paper specimens manufactured by over ten different paper companies in the United States. All 15 books were distributed by the Cleveland Paper Company, circa 1950s-60s. The collection consists of 10 oblong octavos and 2 standard octavos in printed wrappers measuring approximately 6" x 9", and 3 tall eyelet-bound octavos with printed card covers measuring 8 1/2" x 4". Staples have been neatly removed from one sample book in wrappers (Ta-non-ka Bond), else overall very good or better. A wide-ranging assemblage with numerous examples of writing papers (bond, ledger, etc.) and printing papers (for mimeograph and stencil duplicating machines; and for letterpress, half-tone and offset lithography). Included are specimens from paper mills located in the midwest (Ohio and Wisconsin) and Massachusetts. Established in 1860, the Cleveland Paper Company operated the first steam-powered paper mill west of the mountains (built in 1848) and became the leading manufacturer and distributor of American made papers in the mid-west. The paper sample books collected here date from near the end of its 100+ year reign. In 2015 an employee working at a former Cleveland Paper company building started a large fire that destroyed one building and damaged another after he began grilling hotdogs during his lunch break.A list of all 15 books follows:Oblong Octavos (about 9" x 6")1. Adirondack Bond and Ledger (Watermarked). International Paper Company: New York, N.Y. (22 samples).2. Discovery Bond (Solka Content). Aetna Paper Company: Dayton, Ohio. (10 samples).3. Economic Ledger. Crocker-McElwain Company: Holyoke, Massachusetts. (13 samples).4. Greylock Linen Ledger. L. L. Brown Paper Company: Adams, Massachusetts. (18 samples).5. Howard Mimeograph (Watermarked). The Howard Paper Company: Urbana, Ohio. (16 samples).6. Howard Writing (Watermarked). The Howard Paper Company: Urbana, Ohio. (6 samples).7. Maxwell Bond (Watermarked). The Maxwell Paper Company: Franklin, Ohio. (40 samples).8. Public Service Bond. Taylor-Logan Company Papermakers: Holyoke, Massachusetts. (15 samples).9. Stonewall Linen Ledger. Neehah Paper Company: Neehah, Wisconsin. (11 samples).10. Ta-non-ka Bond. Badger Paper Mills: Peshtigo, Wisconsin. (14 samples: the samples are loose due to the removal of staples, but the book appears to be complete).Octavos (about 6" x 9")11. Certificate Ledger. Crocker-McElwain Company: Holyoke, Massachusetts. (15 samples).12. Line Marque. Rising Paper Company. (10 samples).Tall Octavos (8 1/2" x 4")13. Wheelwright Ionic Bristol. Dove Mill Bristols. Distributed by The Central Ohio Paper Company / The Cleveland Paper Company: Cleveland, Ohio. (8 samples).14. Wheelwright Highlight Coated Bristol. Dove Mill Bristols. The Cleveland Paper Company: Cleveland, Ohio. (5 samples).15. Wheelwright Ionic Blanks. The Cleveland Paper Company: Cleveland, Ohio. (6 samples).

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        A Book of Mediterranean Cooking [with] French Country Cooking - First Printings

      London John Lehmann 1950 - A set of two first edition, first printings of Elizabeth David's 'A Book of Mediterranean Food' and 'French Country Cooking' published by John Lehmann in 1950 and 1951 respectively. French Country Cooking: A first edition, first printing published by John Lehmann in 1951. A near fine book with one name and date to the front endpaper. A little spotting to the top edge. In a dust wrapper which has benefitted from some professional repair to the spine tips and corners and to a repaired tear to the front panel. A Book of Mediterranean Food: A first edition, first printing published by John Lehmann in 1950. A fine book (thin stain to the top edge) - no inscriptions. In a clipped dust wrapper which has benefitted from some internal repair and one to the head of the spine. Some chipping to the top edge. Becoming rare. A lpair of the greatest cookery books produced. [Attributes: First Edition]

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