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        Genera et Species Animalium Argentinorum Tomus Secundus Insecta Lepidoptera (Rhopalocera) Hesperiidae (cont.), Hesperiinae

      Apud Guillermo Kraft Ltda, Bonariae 1950 - [x], 388, 26 plates (12 col). . HB. Fo, orig. cloth. No. 163/1000. Vg ex-lib. copy: a few small ink stamps to endpaper and title-page only, otherwise very clean. Text Spanish (original species descriptions in original language). Subfamily Hesperiinae of Argentina. Keys to species, original and amplified descriptions, figures of adults and male genitalia of most species, notes on biology (foodplants), distribution. The second of two volumes on the Hesperiidae. A magnificently produced volume limited to 1000 copies, signed by the series editor, H.R. Descole. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: PEMBERLEY NATURAL HISTORY BOOKS BA]
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        Canto general

      Talleres Gráficos de la Nación, Mexico 1950 - ¡Una de las grandes joyas de la literatura hispanoamericana! Encuadernación en tela editorial roja. Firmas manuscritas de Pablo Neruda, Diego Rivera y David Alfaro Siqueiros. Ejemplar Nº 90 de 500. Muy raro. Algún desgaste en el lomo, cubierta levemente decolorada en el borde externo (ver imagen); interiores en excelente estado de conservación. Guardas a color realizadas por Rivera y Siqueiros. Folio. First edition of this masterpiece of Latin American poetry. Signed by Neruda and the muralists David Alfaro Siqueiros and Diego Rivera (endpapers illustrators). Copy number 90 from an edition limited to 500. 568 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: La torre de Lulio]
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        nach Goya: El tres de Mayo

      Ölbild ca 1950, keine JA Ölbild auf Leinen, ungerahmt, an ein paar Stellen beschabt und ein paar Kratzer, ansonsten ein sehr schöne Kopie eiens Ausschnitts des berühmten Werkes von Goya125x100cm

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        Dianetics: the Modern Science of Mental Health

      Hermitage House, NY. NY 1950 - Original green cloth covers, small (1/4-inch) faint stain at top edge of front cover. No other defects, still Fine. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Jacket has four short closed tears, light edgewear, minor soil to back panel. Jacket is bright and attractive, now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. . Hubbard started the Church of Scientology with the publication of this book . Tight, square, pages clean and bright. This is the first printing, with a jacket price of $4.00 and copyright page stating First Edition and no printing statement. A beautiful collectible copy of a classic work. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 452 pages. A7 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sweet Beagle Books]
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        Russian literature, a complete library. Eine russische Bibliothek

      Moskva and other places different publishers mostly and later 1950 - about 650 titles. circa 650 Titel Mostly cloth bound. Good, some annotations in pencil and the name on the front fly. Guter Zustand, einige Bleistiftanmerkungen und Name auf Vorsatz. The library consists mostly of complete of Russlian literature, nearly all classics of the 19th and 20th century listed below. The list is not complete, the attached image shows only a part of the library. The shelfs are not part of this offer. Important: The here mentioned shipping costs are not exact. Please contact us for additonal shipping costs, the vary from EUR 150 for destinations in Germany, EUR 250 for destinations in the EU. International destinations upon request. Die Bibliothek besteht hauptsächlich aus folgenden Gesamtausgaben. Die Auflistung ist unvollständig. Die Abbildung zeigt circa 1/3 der Bände. Die Regale sind nicht Teil des Angebotes. Auf Wunsch bauen wir Ihnen die Bibliothek auf. (nur in Europa). Bitte kontaktieren Sie uns wegen der Versandkosten. Die hier in den online Datenbanken genannten Versandkosten gelten nicht, diese fallen zusätzlich an, für Deutschland EUR 150,-, EU Raum EUR 250. Internationale Versandkosten auf Anfrage. reserved until the opening of the FRANKFURT RARE BOOK FAIR; OCTOBER 11th. Afanas'ev, A.N. Russische Märchen. Fairy tales 3 vol. volumes Moskva. 1957 Aksakov, S.T. complete works, sobranie soc. 4 vol. / vols Moskva. 1955/1956 Aldanov, Moskva works in single volumes . 7 vol. Paris, Char'kov and others .,1952-1998 Avvakum works 1 volume. Moskva 1959 Babel', I.E selected works 1 vol. Moskva 1957 Batjuškov, K.N. works 1 vol. Moskva 1955 Belyj, A. works in single vols. 13 vol. Munchen (W. Fink: 7), Moskva and others., 1964-1996 B Berberova, N.N. works in . 11 vol. Moskva, Munchen (W. Fink) and others., 1972-2000 Boborykin, P.D. works 3 vol. Moskva 1993 Brjusov, V.Ja. Sobranie soc. 7 vol. Moskva 1973-1975 Bulgakov, M. A. works in single vols. 6 vol. Frankf., Munchen, 1968-1983 Bunin, I.A. Sobranie soc. 9 vol. Moskva 1965-1967 C Cechov, A.P. Sobranie soc. 12 vol. Moskva 1960-1964 letters 3 vol. Moskva 1996 Chlebnikov, V.V. Works 1 vol. Moskva 1986 Chodasevic, V.F. works in single vols. 7 vol. N.Y., Paris, Moskva and others.,1954-1996 Cvetaeva, M. I. works in single vols. 9 vol. Moskva, L., Munchen (W. Fink), Prag, 1965-2004 D Dostoevskij, F.Moskva Sobranie soc. 10 vol. Moskva 1956-1958 Tagebuch eines Schriftst. Diary of a writer. 2 vol. Moskva 2004 E Erenburg, I.G. Romane und Novellen 1 vol. SPb. 2001 F Fonvizin, D.I. Sobranie soc. 2 vol. Moskva/L. 1959 G Garšin, V. M. works 1 vol. Moskva 1955 Gazdanov, G. Sobranie soc. 3 vol. Moskva 1997 Gercen, A.I. Tales etc. in single vols. 3 vol. Moskva and Minsk 1956/1957 Gippius, Z.N. works in single vols. 8 vol. Munchen (W. Fink) 1971-1978 Gogol', N.V. Sobranie soc. 6 vol. Moskva 1959 Goncarov, I.A. works in single vols. 9 vol. Moskva 1952-2001 Gor'kij, Moskva works in single vols. 5 vol. Berlin, Moskva, 1925-2008 Gornung, B. works 2 vol. Moskva 2001 Griboldov, A.S. works 1 vol. Moskva/L. 1959 Grigorovic, D.V. Selected works 1 vol. Moskva 1955 I Ivanov, G.V. Sobranie soc. 3 vol. Moskva 1994 J Jazykov, N. works and Briefe 1 vol. Moskva/L. 1959 K Karamzin, N.M. Selected works 2 vol. Moskva/L. 1964 Klenovskij, D.I. Verse 1 vol. Munchen 1967 Konevskoj, I.I. works 1 vol. Munchen (W. Fink) 1971 Korolenko, V.G. Novells and Short tales. 2 vol. Moskva 1960 Krucenych, A.E. Auswahl 1 vol. Munchen (W. Fink) 1973 Kuprin, A.I. works in single vols. 4 vol. Moskva 1998-2003 Kuzmin, M. A. Selected Prose 1 vol. SPb. 1994 Kuz'mina-Karavaeva (Mat' Marija), L.P. Poems and prose 1 vol. SPb. 2001 L Lermontov, MoskvaJand Sobranie soc. 4 vol. Moskva 1957/1958 Leskov, N.S. Sobranie soc. 13 vol. Moskva 1956-1958 Lomonosov, M. V. works 1 vol. Moskva 1957 M Majakovskij, V.V. works 3 vol. Moskva 1965 Mandel'štam, N.Ja. Mementos 3 vol. N.Y., Paris, Moskva, 1970-2006 Mandel'štam, O.E. works in single vols. 2 vol. Moskva 1973 and 2001 Muratov, P.P. Roman and novels 1 vol. Moskva 1997 Murav'ev, A.N [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat J.J. Heckenhauer e.K., ILAB]
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        LADY CHATTERLEY. Version première traduite de l'anglais. 1/100exp

      Deux-Rives, s.d. (1950) - D. H. LAWRENCE LADY CHATTERLEY. Version première traduite de l'anglais. Compositions en couleurs de Edouard Chimot. Deux-Rives, s.d. (1950) 1 volume in-4 (22,5 x 17,5 cm), en feuillets, sous couverture illustrée en couleurs (premier plat). 18 lithographies en couleurs hors texte et quelques dessins imprimés en sanguine en fin de chapitres. ÉDITION DE BIBLIOPHILES IMPRIMÉE A 1.025 EXEMPLAIRES. CELUI-CI, UN DES 100 EXEMPLAIRES CONTENANT UN EXEMPLAIRE DE LA POINTE-SÈCHE ORIGINALE HORS COMMERCE ET UNE SUITE EN NOIR DES ILLUSTRATIONS. L’histoire est celle d’une jeune femme mariée, Constance, Lady Chatterley, dont le mari, propriétaire terrien, est devenu paralysé et sexuellement impuissant. Une vie monotone, un mari indifférent et la frustration sexuelle poussent Constance à entamer une liaison avec le garde-chasse, Oliver Mellors. Quand le roman se termine, Constance attend un enfant de Mellors. Ils sont provisoirement séparés en attendant d’obtenir le divorce de leurs conjoints respectifs. Le roman est le récit de la rencontre de Lady Chatterley et d'Olivier Mellors, d'un difficile apprivoisement, d'un lent éveil à la sensualité pour elle, d'un long retour à la vie pour lui. ou comment l'amour ne fait qu'un avec l'expérience de la transformation. EXEMPLAIRE A L’ÉTAT DE NEUF. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie L'amour qui bouquine]
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        THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES (SIGNED ON BOOKPLATE)

      Doubleday and Company 1950 - Stated First Edition, First Printing, Signed Clean book with an original first printing dust jacket. Boldly signed by Bradbury on a loosely laid in book plate. Please see image of the copyright page. The true first edition of this title must have the first edition statement. The book is in nice condition with light green boards, and with dark red titles to spine. The book is lightly toned as shown in the images. The binding is tight and square. The end papers are clean with no owner names, no inscriptions, and no bookstore stamps. The internal pages are clean, bright and flat with No marks, No writing, No stains, No smudges, No inscriptions, No bent pages and No foxing. Beautiful internally clean book appearing as unread. Signed by Bradbury on a loosely laid in bookplate. Please see detailed images. The original first edition dust jacket is unrestored and handsomely presents the book. The lightly nicked and chipped jacket has strong vibrant colors with some tape supportive repairs to the verso. The jacket is NOT price clipped and has a stated price of $2.50. The jacket is now protected in a new clear removable archival cover. Please see detailed images. A handsome signed internally clean example of this scarce Bradbury title at a great price for this title, discounted for its faults. Please see our Abe store for other SciFi listings [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
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        At Procitne Drevorubec. Prelozil Jan Pilar.

      47 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, teils ganzseitig, eine doppelseitige wiederholt als Vorsatz. Gr.-8, Klappenbroschur mit Deckelbild Einband am Rückenfalz minimal gebräunt und lichtrandig, die Bogen am Kopf nicht aufgeschnitten, der letzte Bogen am Kopf leicht gestaucht, auf dem vorderen fliegenden Vorsatz vom Nobelpreosträger in Grün gewidmet, signiert und datiert. Originalsprachiger Text des Kolophons: " Prelozil Jan Pilar, drevoryty vyryl mexicky malir Alberto Beltran na predsadku bylo pouzito drevorytu Leopolda Mendeze, Vydal za spolubrace Jaroslava Kuchvalka, s predmluvou Jana Drdya s doslovem Jorge Amada jako dar Svazu ceskoslovenskych spisovatelu II. kongresu Svetoveho vyboru obrancu miru Ceskoslovensky spisovatel v Praze roku 1950. Podle graficke upravy Antonina Dvoraka vytiskla v poetu 10750 vytisku pismem Didot Mlada fronta v Praze. Pablo Neruda (* 12. Juli 1904 in Parral, Linares 23. September 1973 in Santiago de Chile eigentlich Neftalí Ricardo Reyes Basoalto) war ein chilenischer Dichter und Schriftsteller, der sich vor allem gegen den Faschismus in seinem Heimatland und in Spanien einsetzte. 1971 erhielt er den Nobelpreis für Literatur.

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        Reliefkarte von Mitell- und Osteuropa

      Riesige Reliefkarte aus dem Hause Wenschow ca. 220-170 cm. Zeigt die Grenzen von ca.1950 und auch die Sprachenverteilung nach dem 1 Weltkrieg (kleinere Karten links oben).Maß 1: 1 000 000. Sehr guten Zustand. Gedruckt auf Leinen

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Liber Antiqua]
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        Mädchenbildnis mit blauem Hintergrund. Oel auf Malplatte.

      Um 1950 - Bildgrösse 64x49 cm. Unten rechts signiert. Gerahmt 65x50 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        La peinture au défi *

      Galerie Goemans, Paris 3 juillet 1950. - Broché 20 x 15, couverture imprimée rempliée. Petit accroc en pied et infime ombre au coin supérieur gauche du premier plat, autrement bien bel état. 23 reproductions en noir sur papier couché. Rarissime petit catalogue, même en tirage courant, d'une expo explorant de domaine des papiers collés et collages ? On attribue généralement à son auteur le mérite d'avoir analysé le premier ce mouvement de renouveau dans les arts plastiques d'alors. Au menu : Arp, Braque, Dali, Derain, Duchamp, Ernst, Lissitscky, Magritte, Man Ray, Miro, Picabia, Picasso, Rodchenko, Tanguy.Je les ai quasi tous collés, des colleurs collés :-), en compagnie de 400 et quelques clients qui me visitent depuis 30 ans.À qui le tour ?Ça fera une nouvelle amusante expo et peut-être même un livre un jour. Édition originale. L'un des 20 exemplaires numérotés à la main sur Hollande van Gelder, entre 5 Japon et 975 ordinaires.

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        Tales of the Wild Folk.

      Frederick Warne & Co, Ltd. [n.d. c. 1950]. 12mo. 17 vols. Original decorative paper wrappers; each vol pp. 16, colour illustrations; fine. First editions. An extremely rare complete run of these charming children's nature stories, each one introducing the young reader to the life and habits of a different animal. The design of the little books is very redolent of that other great Warne author, Beatrix Potter. The individual titles are: Greykin a Squirrel Minky the Mole Teeny the Harvest Mouse Kingfisher Blue Sweet-Song the Skylark The Tale of Tom Thrush White Wings a Butterfly Wunda the Wood Ant Grasshopper Green Queen Wasp Hum Hum a Honey Bee David a Dragonfly Little Billy Blue Tit Hal the Hedgehog The Tale of William Woodpecker Brock the Badger Oscar the Otter Wee-One the Wren

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Exciting Wallpapers...To the Trade: Pageant.

      New York: A Division of Timely Service Inc, [circa 1950s]. Large folio. New York: A Division of Timely Service Inc., [circa 1950s]. Large folio, 20 x 30”, unpaginated, over 50 full-page screen printed wallpaper samples of varying sizes, with sample numbers and prices to verso, sample names are printed to the outer margins in a variety of colors. Original bolted white cloth, with company logo and address stamped to upper board in black and olive-green. Edges and corners slightly bumped, some scattered scuff marks, some small tears and sqaures cut out of a few samples; very good. An extra-large wallpaper sample book, featuring innovative designs in bright colors. Designs include multi-colored diamond patterns, six-pointed stars, mosaics, topiaries, suns, fish, forests, pineapples, Ohio stars, field flowers, â€

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller ]
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        The Architecture of Sir Edwin Lutyens: Volume Three: Town and Public Buildings: Memorials: The Metropolitan Cathedral, Liverpool

      London and New York: Country Life Limited, 1950. Hardcover (no jacket) in good condition. Volume Three of The Lutyens Memorial series. Minor wear on the edges, leading corners and spine ends of the hardcover. The rear board has a few light scratches. The page block head is a little discoloured. Slight nicks on the face of the opening blank pages. All pages and plates are clean; the text, drawings and photos are all clear. CM. hardcover. Good. Used.

      [Bookseller: PsychoBabel & Skoob Books]
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        The Works of Jane Austen (SIX VOLUME SET IN ORIGINAL DJ)

      J.M. Dent & Sons, London 1950 - 4 7/8 X 7 1/2 Inches. Complete six-volume set of the works of Jane Austen illustrated by Charles Brock. Titles include: Emma, Northanger Abbey, Sense and Sensibility, Persuasion, Pride and Prejudice and Mansfield Park. Each of the six volumes in original dust jacket. Each of the DJ's retain the original price of "7s. 6d." on the front flap. No PO writing, marks etc. Books bound in original publisher aqua cloth binding. Dust jacket's are a bit worn at the edges and each is chipped at the head and foot of the spine. A very clean set overall. Rarely seen complete with all six volumes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Back in Time Rare Books]
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        EL OFICIO DEL DOMINGO, DEVOCIONARIO QUE CONTIENE LAS ORACIONES Y EJERCICIOS PARA ASISTIR AL SACRIFICIO DE LA SANTA MISA, LAS VISPERAS ETC

      - 1950?, Tornai, Belgica, Desclee Lefrebvre, Editores Pontificios, 182 paginas, 16x9, cubiertas originales en tapa blanda, buen estado

      [Bookseller: Libreria 7 Soles]
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        Excavations at Tepe Gawra (2 vols.)

      Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1950. First edition. Hardcover. g+ to near fine. Large quartos. Vol.1: Levels I-VIII. (xvi) 220pp. + 86 plates. 12.5x9.5". Green buckram boards with silver lettering on the spine. Vol.2: Levels IX-XX. "Museum Monographs". (10) 260pp. + 182 plates. 8.5x11". Illustrated grey cloth boards with black lettering on the front cover and spine. Photo-illustrated frontispieces, depicting the mound of the site.The publication is a comprehensive examination and analysis of the excavations done at the site of the ancient Mesopotamian settlement of Tepe Gawra, in was is now Nineveh Province, in Northern Iraq. The site, which was occupied from approximately 5000-1500 B.C., is seen as a significant discovery in Mesopotamian archaeology as it represents one of the few sites with artifacts dating from the Halaf-Ubaid Transitional period. The work covered in the volumes was done in 1927, and 1931-38, by a joint expedition from the University of Pennsylvania and the American Schools of Oriental Research, headed for most of that time by Ephraim Avigdor Speiser. The volumes cover the excavation of the stratified levels of the site, from the top downward, going further back in time, with vol.1 covering the first 8, and vol.2 covering the subsequent 11 layers of the dig. The publication contains a total of 268 b/w plates, with vol.2 alone containing 70 plates in photogravure (many of which feature multiple images). The plates illustrate various aspects of the dig, including work at the site, individual artifacts, and detailed topographic and architectural maps depicting the content of the various layers, geography and spacial layout of the structures. Several of the maps in vol.2 are multipage fold-outs, with two measuring 13.5x17". The extensive visual survey is accompanied by text elucidating the contents of the individual plates, organized by content, and giving copious amounts of the other historical and technical background on the excavation.Vol.2 with some light smudging the covers and the spine, with some light bumping and rubbing to the corners and the head & tail of the spine. Light smudges and spotting to the edges of the book blocks. Interior of vol.1 with some light foxing and smudges to the endpapers and interior covers, as well as the edges of the frontispiece. Ex-libris of previous owner at the interior front cover. Vol.2 with previous owner's signature in pen at the interior front cover, notes in pencil at the front free endpapers, and some minor stains to the title page. Book blocks tight. Bindings in good+ to near fine, interiors in very good to very good+ condition overall.

      [Bookseller: Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller ]
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        Alcoholics Anonymous First Edition, Thirteenth Printing

      New York: Alcoholics Anonymousworks Publishing, 1950. Book. Very Good +. Hardcover. 1st Edition. The book has no writing and only light toning to the page edges. The original dust jacket is rubbed and has light edge wear. .

      [Bookseller: Mark Henderson]
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        Original Artwork Entitled "Soledad"

      1950 - Original, oil on canvas, framed by the artist. 17" x 23". Painted while in Mexico, it is signed, "R.J.E." and dated by the artist, 1950. From the artist's recollection, it was on display in Mexico in a one-man show in the Gallery Arte Moderno in 1951. Richard J. Ericson (1922-2010.) was a fine artist who lived, worked, and taught art in Long Island, NY, where he is well known, particularly on the North shore. He had his art displayed in gallerys from Mexico City, where he resided 1949-1953, to the Art Center in Cold Spring Harbor, NY. And yes, the artist was my father, if you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Removedor. N. 27. Diciembre de 1950

      Montevideo, Taller Torres-García 1950 - Mu,era especial dedicado al maestro Torres-García por lo miembros de Taller, es sin duda el más voluminoso de todos los números de la revista. Mientras que que los demás suelen tener 4 páginas, este tiene 38. Textos de Torres-García, José Bergamin, Guido Castillo, Juan R. Menchaca, Roberto Sapriza y otros. Reproducciones de obras Torres García y otros miembros del Taller, una. xilografia de Horacio Torres. Es uno de los números más raros, buscados y apreciados de la colección. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Golf Courses: Design, Construction and Upkeep

      Reading: Sutton and Sons, 1950. Second Edition. Hardcover. Good. Signed. Second edition. Signed by Martin A. F. Sutton on the front free end paper, warmly inscribed to a previous owner. About Very Good, with light must odor to pages. Binding slightly sunken and a bit pulled. Top edge of page block foxed. Cloth a bit frayed at corners and spine ends, and with a few small scuffs. A nice copy, uncommon signed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Excavations at Tepe Gawra (2 vols.)

      University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia 1950 - Large quartos. Vol.1: Levels I-VIII. (xvi) 220pp. + 86 plates. 12.5x9.5". Green buckram boards with silver lettering on the spine. Vol.2: Levels IX-XX. "Museum Monographs". (10) 260pp. + 182 plates. 8.5x11". Illustrated grey cloth boards with black lettering on the front cover and spine. Photo-illustrated frontispieces, depicting the mound of the site.The publication is a comprehensive examination and analysis of the excavations done at the site of the ancient Mesopotamian settlement of Tepe Gawra, in was is now Nineveh Province, in Northern Iraq. The site, which was occupied from approximately 5000-1500 B.C., is seen as a significant discovery in Mesopotamian archaeology as it represents one of the few sites with artifacts dating from the Halaf-Ubaid Transitional period. The work covered in the volumes was done in 1927, and 1931-38, by a joint expedition from the University of Pennsylvania and the American Schools of Oriental Research, headed for most of that time by Ephraim Avigdor Speiser. The volumes cover the excavation of the stratified levels of the site, from the top downward, going further back in time, with vol.1 covering the first 8, and vol.2 covering the subsequent 11 layers of the dig. The publication contains a total of 268 b/w plates, with vol.2 alone containing 70 plates in photogravure (many of which feature multiple images). The plates illustrate various aspects of the dig, including work at the site, individual artifacts, and detailed topographic and architectural maps depicting the content of the various layers, geography and spacial layout of the structures. Several of the maps in vol.2 are multipage fold-outs, with two measuring 13.5x17". The extensive visual survey is accompanied by text elucidating the contents of the individual plates, organized by content, and giving copious amounts of the other historical and technical background on the excavation.Vol.2 with some light smudging the covers and the spine, with some light bumping and rubbing to the corners and the head & tail of the spine. Light smudges and spotting to the edges of the book blocks. Interior of vol.1 with some light foxing and smudges to the endpapers and interior covers, as well as the edges of the frontispiece. Ex-libris of previous owner at the interior front cover. Vol.2 with previous owner's signature in pen at the interior front cover, notes in pencil at the front free endpapers, and some minor stains to the title page. Book blocks tight. Bindings in good+ to near fine, interiors in very good to very good+ condition overall. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Dipole Transitions in the Nuclear Photo-Effect" [Bethe & Levinger, pp. 115-129] WITH "Identity in Quantum Electrodynamics" [Ward, p. 182] in The Physical Review, Vol. 78, No. 2, April 15, 1950

      American Physical Society, Lancaster 1950 - FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPS OF TWO PAPERS OF SIGNIFICANCE TO THE THEORY OF THE ATOMIC NUCLEUS AND ELEMENTARY PARTICLES: Bethe and Levinger's sum rule calculations demonstrated the total integrated photonuclear cross section, an important quantity demonstrating that the giant resonance, a "high-frequency collective excitation of atomic nuclei", is caused, in the main, by absorption of electric dipole radiation" (Wikipedia). John Clive Ward's introduction of the 'Ward Identity' (or 'Ward's Identities'), now known as the Ward-Takahashi Identity. "Low lying giant dipole resonance provided the first evidence of a strong nuclear photoeffect, with an integrated cross section of the order of one classical sum rule, scaled by the ratio of the nucleon to the electron mass with respect to the atomic case" (Christillin, Nuclear Photoreactions, 1). The theoretical interpretation of this was first given in 1948 by Goldhaber and Teller. Two years later, Bethe and Levinger "apply sum rules to calculate under certain approximations the integrated cross section and the mean energy for photon absorption by heavy nuclei" (Abstract, Physical Review 78, 1950, p. 115). Attributed to the onset of the electric dipole absorption, the sum rule they developed is independent of any particular model of the nucleus. Significantly, Bethe and Levinger realized "that an important modification to the electric dipole sum rule with respect to the atomic case was due to the presence of exchange potentials in nuclear physics" (Christillin, 2). John Clive Ward was a British-Australian theoretical physicist whose contributions helped shape the post-war quantum era particularly with regard to particle physics and renormalization theory. In his second published paper, Ward, on the heals of work by Dyson, wrote about "the equivalence of the quantum electrodynamics theories of Feynman, Schwinger, and Tomonaga (Duarte, The Man Behind an Identity in Quantum Electrodynamics, AP 46, 6, 2009). "The Ward Identities have their origin in a 1950 paper [the paper offered] published in Physical Review. This was a succinct master piece authored by J. C. Ward? Building on previous work by Dyson this elegant letter proved in seven steps one of the most important and celebrated results of renormalization theory. In a following paper, published in 1951, Ward extended the initial result to a set of identities. Today, the Ward Identity or Ward Identities, are standard teachings in theoretical physics and continue to be the focus of considerable research activity. Some four thousand journal physics papers have been published with Ward Identity or Ward Identities either in their titles or abstracts" (Duarte, Optics Journal Portal, Tunable Lasers). CONDITION & DETAILS: Lancaster: American Physical Society. Quarto (11.25 x 8.25 inches; 275 x 200mm). Original wraps. Two barely visible (see scan) stamp on the front wrap and one on the rear. Professionally rebacked at the spine. Bright and clean. Near fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Eigenhändig geschriebene Ostergruß-Karte. Mit Unterschrift.

      (um 1950). 14x8 cm. (Falzkante gebrochen, gelocht).

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        Les Egarements de Julie.

      - P. Eryx 1950. Petit in-4° en ff, sous chemise et étui. Frontispice et 20 compositions de SAINTE CROIX mises en couleurs à la main dans les ateliers de P. Crampe et J. Monnier sous la direction du peintre. Tirage limité à 685 exemplaires, un des 195 sur vélin de Rénage avec une suite en noir, une suite H.C. de 8 dessins avec remarques, une suite de 6 dessins refusés avec remarque. Notre exemplaire est enrichi d'un patron (non prévu à la justification) et du spécimen de l'ouvrage avec une planche supplémentaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wisdom.

      Beverly Hills, CA: The Wisdom Society, 1950. First edition. Quarto, original illustrated boards. Signed by the author, "Jawaharlal Nehru, Nov. 1951." In near fine condition. Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics before and after independence. He emerged as the paramount leader of the Indian independence movement under the tutelage of Mahatma Gandhi and ruled India from its establishment as an independent nation in 1947 until his death in 1964. He is considered to be the architect of the modern Indian nation-state: a sovereign, socialist, secular, and democratic republic.

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        BOAT FOR PEPPE

      - POLITI,LEO. A BOAT FOR PEPPE. NY: Charles Scribner 1950 (A). 4to (8 1/4 x 10 1/4"), cloth, Fine in dust wrapper with wear at folds and frayed. First edition. The story is about Peppe, the son of a Sicilian fisherman and has bightly colored illustrations throughout. THIS COPY HAS A FULL PAGE WATERCOLOR FILLING THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER depicting Peppe holding a boat and seated under a tree next to his sister. Inscribed by Politi. Full page drawing like this are rare for Politi to have done and this one is really charming. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Actuelles. Chroniques 1944-1948

      - Gallimard, Paris 1950, 12x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 130 copie numerate sul filo puro, edizione di lusso dopo il 23 Olanda. autografo firmato Albert Camus Max-Philippe Delatte: "... i ricordi di una vecchia battaglia ..." nella pagina occhietto. Ex libris incollato su una guardia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 130 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, tirage de tête après 23 Hollande. Envoi autographe signé d'Albert Camus à Max-Philippe Delatte  : "... ces souvenirs d'un ancien combat..." sur la page de faux-titre. Ex-libris de ce dernier encollé sur une garde.  

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        Genera et Species Animalium Argentinorum Tomus Secundus Insecta Lepidoptera (Rhopalocera) Hesperiidae (cont.), Hesperiinae

      Bonariae: Apud Guillermo Kraft Ltda, 1950. [x], 388, 26 plates (12 col). Hardback. 4to, orig. cloth. No. 163/1000. Vg ex-lib. copy: a few small ink stamps to endpaper and title-page only, otherwise very clean. Text Spanish (original species descriptions in original language). Subfamily Hesperiinae of Argentina. Keys to species, original and amplified descriptions, figures of adults and male genitalia of most species, notes on biology (foodplants), distribution. The second of two volumes on the Hesperiidae. A magnificently produced volume limited to 1000 copies, signed by the series editor, H.R. Descole

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        THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES

      Doubleday and Company 1950 - Stated First Edition, First Printing, Signed Clean, crisp near fine book and beautiful unrestored dust jacket. Boldly signed by Bradbury on a loosely laid in book plate. Please see image of the copyright page. The true first edition of this title must have the first edition statement. The book is in beautiful condition with light green boards, and with dark red titles to spine. The book is clean and crisp with sharp corners and no edgewear. The binding is tight and square. The end papers are clean with no owner names, no inscriptions, and no bookstore stamps. The internal pages are clean, bright and flat with No marks, No writing, No stains, No smudges, No inscriptions, No bent pages and No foxing. Beautiful clean book internally appearing as unread. Signed by Bradbury on a loosely laid in bookplate. Please see detailed images. The original first edition dust jacket is unrestored and present the book beautifully. The jacket has strong vibrant colors with just a touch of nicking to the spine and corner tips,and a tiny bit of rubbing to folds. The jacket is NOT price clipped and has a stated price of $2.50. The jacket is now protected in a new clear removable archival cover. Please see detailed images. A very handsome example of this scarce Bradbury title in beautiful clean collectible condition, with a boldly signed bookplate. A well priced book in this clean, crisp condition! ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other SciFi listings [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Martian Chronicles

      Garden City / New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1950. First Edition [stated] . Light Green Cloth. Near Fine Book/Very Good + Dust Jacket. Cover By Lidov, Photo By Morris Dollens. 225 Pp. Green Cloth Stamped In Burgundy Red. First Edition Stated. First Printing Of The First Edition, An Attractive Book With No Wear Or Fraying, Usual Slight Tanning To Spine And Edges, Previous Owner's Name And May 27, 1950 Date On Front Endpaper, No Other Names Or Marks. Jacket Complete, Not Price Clipped, No Notable Tears Or Chips, Light Wear At Corners And Edges With Three Tiny Tears At Top Of Rear Panel, And A Minute Loss At Lower Front Tip.

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        ?Sites et Mirages

      ?Casablanca Editions de la Cigogne, 1950. In-4, en feuilles, couverture rempliée, chemise et étui paille (restauration du dos), 147 pp. Texte inédit d'Henri Bosco comportant 47 illustrations d'Albert Marquet, soit 24 aquarelles et 23 dessins gravés sur bois par Pierre Bouchet. Très bon exempalire. Edition tirée à 250 exemplaires, un des 40 num. sur vergé comportant une suite des illustrations.

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        The Sword of Honour Trilogy – Signed by the Author – First Editions Chapman and Hall - COMPRISING: MEN AT ARMS, OFFICERS AND GENTLEMEN AND UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1950. The first edition set of Waugh's 'Sword of Honour Trilogy', with the third instalment signed without dedication to the title page. All books are near fine without inscriptions. Volume 2 has some light edge chipping to the dust wrapper and there is a closed tear to the head of volume one also. Titles in bright condition. No clipping to the wrappers. A nice set and especially so with the author's signature to the third volume.

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        Premières amours. Fragment des Mémoires

      Edition illustrated with 16 original engravings on copper by Kees Van Dongen, one of the 900 numbered copies on vergé du Marais. Binding of the publisher in full marble tan, smooth back with some rubbings, upper head shaved, guards and counterplates of paper to the vat, blunt corners, ex-libris glued on a plywood, speckled slices. Pleasant interior condition. Editions de la vieille France Paris & Nice 1950 10x16,5cm reliure de l'éditeur

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        Tribesman, Africa.

      c.'s 1950 - Silver gelatin print. Dimensions: 23.5 x 30.5cm Good tonal range and good condition.

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        At Procitne Drevorubec / Que despierte el Lenador

      Spisovatel 1950 - Spisovatel, Praha, 1950. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 51 pages, 9 1/2 X 7 1/2. Original Illustrated dust jacket by Alberto Beltran. Book illustrations by Alberto Beltran and Leopoldo Mendez. Prignitz Catalogue #1523-1529. Signed by Pablo Neruda. Spisovatel, Praha, 1950.Libro en muy buen estado. Primera edicion. 51 paginas. 24 cms X 19.5 cms. Cubierta ilustrada por Alberto Beltran. Libro Ilustrado por Alberto Beltran y Leopoldo Mendez. Prignitz #1523-1529.Firmado por Pablo Neruda. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        THE YALE EDITIONS OF THE PRIVATE PAPERS OF JAMES BOSWELL

      New York: McGraw-Hill, 1950. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. 14 volumes: Boswell's London Journal, 1762-1763 (1950); Boswell in Holland, 1763-1764 (1952); Portraits by Joshua Reynolds (1952); Boswell on the Grand Tour, Germany and Switzerland, 1764 (1953); Boswell on the Grand Tour, Italy, Corsica, and France, 1765-1766 (1955); Boswell in Search of a Wife, 1766-1769 (1956); Boswell for the Defence, 1769-1774 (1959); Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, 1773 (1961); Boswell: The Ominous Years, 1774-1776 (1963); Boswell in Extremes, 1776-1778 (1970); Boswell, Laird of Auchinleck, 1778-1782 (1977); Boswell: The Applause of the Jury, 1782-1785 (1981); Boswell: The English Experiment, 1785-1789 (1986); and Boswell: The Great Biographer, 1789-1795 (1989). Together with Pride and Negligence: The History of the Boswell Papers (1982) by Frederick A. Pottle; a total of 15 volumes. Edited by Frederick A. Pottle, Frank Brady, Irma S. Lustig, and others. Each volume is illustrated with historical prints and manuscript facsimiles. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1950-1989. Nearly all are first editions; the first volume is a book club edition and the eighth volume is a later printing. Octavo. Original paper-covered boards over blue cloth spines. A previous owner's ink signature appears on the front flyleaf of seven of the first eight volumes, with a bookplate to the front pastedown in the ninth volume. The third and tenth volume are lacking their dust jackets. Some very mild edgewear to the dust jackets, two of which are price-clipped. An exceptionally crisp and clean set.

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        Evangeliorum quattuor Codex Cenannensis

      Urs Graf; Sole Distribution in the United States by P. C. Duchesne, New York, Bernae Helvetiorum 1950 - 3 vols. Vols. I and II reproduce, mostly in monochrome although 48 pages are reproduced and mounted in striking color), the 339 leaves of the manuscript (1-182 in Vol. I and 183-339 in Vol. II). Vol. III is a slender Introductory volume containing an Introduction by E. H. Alton, an Essay on the ornament of the manuscript by Peter Meyer, and a Collation of the text with the Vulgate (Wordsworth and White's text of 1889) by G. O. Simms. Vols. I and II are bound in full vellum with the front covers and backstrips decorated in gilt and black by Otto Walter Ltd, Vol. III is bound in vellum-backed light blue boards with the backstrip decorated in gilt and black to match the first two volumes. 41cm. Vols. I and II are still in their original protective flapped cardboard boxes; Vol. III is in its original thin card slipcase. All three volumes still have plain ivory-colored paper jackets. The two card boxes have some browning and a bit of wear, and the former owner has written "Kells" in red ink on one end of the slipcase and both boxes. Vols. I and II are identified as "Exemplar ex Subscriptione Comparatum No. 191." Vol. III is unnumbered but has a stated limitation of 500. The original Book of Kells is on permanent display at Trinity College in Dublin where this 9th century work is proudly described as "Ireland's greatest cultural treasure and the world's most famous medieval manuscript." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Grand Alliance

      Maps and plans to the text. First US edition. 8vo., cloth, dust jacket. Cambridge. Houghton Mifflin. 

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        Psyché

      - Editions premières, Paris 1950, 13x17cm, broché. - Collective Edizione tradotto da André Pieyre Mandiargues, una delle 20 copie numerate su Alfa solo le carte. copertina illustrata di disegno di Max Ernst. Nizza copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française établie par Henri Parisot et Alberto Savinio, un des 25 exemplaires numérotés sur Marais crèvecoeur, tirage de tête. Couverture illustrée d'un dessin de Max Ernst. Agréable exemplaire.

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        LA GUERRA CIVILE IN FRANCIA

      EDIZIONI RINASCITA, ROMA 1950 - PICCOLA BIBLIOTECA MARXISTA ITALIANO Introduzione di F.Engels, traduzione di P. Togliatti, n. 3 della collana, pagine brunite ai bordi causa tempo, brossura editoriale morbida, con titoli neri, con fioritura e lievi segni di usura

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        Archive of over 45 Photographs from the Collection of Harold Colee, Long-time VP of the Florida State Chamber of Commerce

      Jacksonville: Original, 1950. Original Photograph. Folder. Very Good. Nearly all of the photographs are ORIGINAL 8X10 B/W shots. Nice archive of 47 photographs and one TLS (on Atlantic Coast Line stationery) from the private collection of Harold Wilfred Colee. Colee was the long-time Vice-President of the Florida State Chamber of Commerce. As his position with the organization demanded, Colee traveled Florida and the United States in an effort to entice both more business relocations to Florida as well as push existing businesses to expand within the boundaries of the state. Colee was active in Florida commercial real estate as well as having been important to Industrial relations in the state. Many of the photographs included in the archive document advertising or promotional events for the State of Florida. At least three of the photographs feature Governor Millard Fillmore Caldwell. Other photographs in the collection include: The signing of the Freedom Scroll, the Chamber building in Jacksonville, the opening of the Harry Anna Memorial Crippled Children's Hospital, the 1952 Annual Convention of the Society of Industrial Realtors (in Miami) and a shot of Colee with the visiting Italian Ambassador circa 1950. A few of the photographs are signed. Overall, a nice assemblage of photographs documenting mid 20th Century Florida Industrial expansion. It was exactly this sort of activity that stirred Walt Disney to visit as well as start acquiring land in Florida in the early 1960's. Condition - Each of the photographs shows a bit of wear, some more than others. Condition overall is graded at Very Good. A few of the photographs are stamped and/or identified on the verso. All photographs are B/W.

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        Pebble In The Sky (First Edition In Dj)

      New York: Doubleday, 1950, 1950. First Edition (stated) . Beige Cloth. Very Good + Book/Very Good Dustjacket. 223 Pp. Beige Cloth Stamped In Red. First Edition Stated, Original Price On Front Flap $2.50. Asimov's First Sf Book. Slight Bumping To Spine Ends; Dj Not Price-Clipped ($2.50), With Wear And A Few Minute Losses At Corners, Red/Pink Colors On Spine Faded To White But All Lettering Intact And No Fading To Main Background Color Of Spine, No Tape Or Restoration Of Any Kind.

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