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        Due Donne di Profilio. Lithographie. 1952. Unten rechts in Bleistift signiert u. datiert: "CAMPIGLI 52", links nummeriert: 66/125.

      . 43,5 : 33,1 cm auf Fabriano-Bütten 62,2 : 47,4 cm.. Meloni/Tavola 128. - Carrieri 99. - Verleger: N.R.F., Paris. Drucker: Stampatore Cavallino, Venedig.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        Vertragsbrief mit eigenh. U.

      New York, 9. V. 1952.. 1 S. 4to.. Letter of contract issued to Thomas, via his agent, and signed by him; from the publisher Victor Weybright of the New American Library of World Literature, opening: "This will confirm our purchase of the first part of Dylan Thomas' autobiographical novel, Adventures in the Skin Trade" for $397.50; the letter going on to specify terms (at a rate of two-and-a-half cents a word for a total of 15,900 words for the first 100,000 copies printed, with additional payments to be made thereafter), and stating that work is to be published in a Mentor Selection of New World Writing, with copyright in the US and Canada "in our name and at our expense": "[...] and, after publication, we agree to reassign to you, on demand, all rights to the copyright in the above material except world first serial rights in the English language [...]. - The letter originally addressed to his agent Oscar Williams and re-directed to Dylan Thomas, with Thomas's signature at the foot. - On stationery with printed letterhead "The New American Library of World Literature"; slight dust-staining and creasing, two punch-holes at head.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        La France de profil.

      Lausanne, La Guilde du Livre, 1952. 4°, 121 S., zahlr., meist ganzseit. Abb. tlw. a. Falttaf., Brosch. m. OU u. Transparent-OU, Etwas gebrauchspurig. Preis in CHF: 495. Erste Auflage.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        [Trente] 30 et quelques attitudes ... Lithographies originales de Jean de l'Etang.

      Ohne Ort und Verlag, 1952.. 4°. 102 S. mit 28 Illustrationen im Text und 23 Orig.-Lithographien auf Tafeln sowie eine Originalzeichung. Lose Lagen im mit 2 Orig.-Lithographien illustrierten Orig.-Umschlag. Eingelegt in eine private HLeder-Kassette mit RTitelschild.. Eins von 30 numerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe, ausgestattet mit der Original-Bleistiftzeichnung einer homosexuellen Szene (Gesamt 200). Illustriert mit 23 pornografischen Lithographien auf Tafeln, dazu 28 kleinere Illustrationen im Text sowie erotisch illustrierter Vorder- und Hinterdeckel des Umschlags (passend: vorn mit einem Venushügel und hinten mit einem Po). Die Lithographien sind fein ausgeführt, sie sind immer sehr realistisch und eindeutig pornografisch und bewahren dennoch durch die Feinkörnigkeit ihrer Struktur eine gewisse intime Distanz. Die kleineren Illustrationen im Text nicht ohne Witz. Das Werk ist sehr selten; bis heute sind weder Autor, Verleger noch Näheres über den Künstler bekannt; vermutlich ist Jean de L'Etang ein Pseudonym [eventuell für Jean Dulac]. Umschlag leicht gebräunt. Innen vereinzelt leicht fingerfleckig. Dutel 2511 (ohne die Vorzugsausgabe). Simonson, Midi, 321. Vgl. Döpp, Museum Berlin, S. 35. Nicht bei Pia. ------------------- S.l., s.ed., 1952. In-4 en ff. sous couv. blanche dont les plats sont lithographies. Tirage limite a 200 ex. sur pur fil Johannot. Un des 30 exemplaires accompagnes d'une esquisse originale (scene gay). Contenant 23 lithographies libres en hors-texte, en plus de celles de la couverture, et de 28 dessins cliches dans le texte. Quelques taches de doigts. Dutel 2511. Pas chez Pia. Rare. ----------------------- [Thirty and some other positions...] Original lithographs by Jean de l'Etang. No place and publisher. 1952. 4vo. 102 pages including pornographic illustrations, 28 small ones in the text and 23 on plates. Loose quires as issued in erotic illustrated wrappers. One of 30 numbered copies (total 200) of the preferential edition, with an original drawing (gay scene). Printed on pur fil Johannot handmade paper. The illustrations are carried out in realistic but delicate style; the small ones carry also some humour. The work is rare; until today the author, editeur or details about the artist rest unknown. Wrappers a bit time stained at the margins. Inside occasionally some fingerstains. Dutel 2511. Simonson, Midi, 321. Cf. Döpp, Museum Berlin, S. 35. Not in Pia.

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        Subjektive Fotografie 1. Mit ORIGINAL-UMSCHLAG. Ein Bildband moderner europäischer Fotografie. Un recueil des photographes modernes europeennes. A collection of modern European photography. Bonn, Brüder Auer, 1952; 22,5 x 30,0 cm. 112 Schwarzweiss-Aufnahmen auf Tafeln, 40 Seiten Text + Tafelteil. Orig.- Leinen im (benutzten) ill. ORIGINAL-UMSCHLAG; Goldprägung. - Knitterspur am ausfaltbaren Abbildungsverzeichnis; Stempel auf Vorsatzblatt; Inhalt vereinzelt mit minimaler Benutzungsspur; bis auf den Umschlag schönes, sauberes Ex. - Einzige Auflage; die bedeutendste Foto-Edition der Nachkriegszeit. - In sich abgeschlossener erster Band der Reihe (der Band 2 wurde 1955 herausgegeben). - LITERARISCHER INHALT: Dr. Steinert: Zur Idee dieses Buches / Prof. Dr. J.A. Schmoll gen. Eisenwerth: Objektive und subjektive Fotografie / Dr. Franz Roh: Über die innere Reichweite der Fotografie. - AUFNAHMEN u.a. von: Erich Angenendt, Herbert Bayer,Werner Bischof,Edouard Boubat, Pierre Bouchet, Bill Brandt, Brassai, Fritz Brill, Chargesheimer, Hermann Claasen, Martien Coppens, Robert Doisneau, Rene Groebli, Heinz Hajek-Halke, Hans Hammarskiöld, Rune Hassner, Peter Keetman, Siegfried Lauterwasser, Adolf Lazi, Jochen Lischke, Herbert List, Man Ray, Moholy-Nagy, Wolfg. Reisewitz, Roger Schall, Toni Schneiders, Otto Steinert, Louis Stettner, Lieselotte Strelow, Carl Strüwe, Jakob Tuggener, Todd Webb. - Text in Deutsch / Englisch / Französisch. - Zustand des Umschlag und Einbands: www.fotoantiquariat-fahl.de/2392/

      . . ***** STEINERT, Otto (Editior) : Subjektive Fotografie 1. With ORIGINAL DUST JACKET. A collection of modern European photography. Bonn, Brueder Auer, 1952; 22,5 x 30,0 cm. 112 B/W photographs on plates; pp. 40 + plates. Original cloth with (used) DUST JACKET. - Caption leaf with crease; stamp on preliminary leaf. - Fine, scarce copy. - Texts in German / English / French by Dr. Steinert, Professor Dr. J.A. Schmoll gen. Eisenwerth, Dr. Franz Roh. - Photographs a.o. by Erich Angenendt, Herbert Bayer,Werner Bischof,Edouard Boubat, Pierre Bouchet, Bill Brandt, Brassai, Fritz Brill, Chargesheimer, Hermann Claasen, Martien Coppens, Robert Doisneau, Rene Groebli, Heinz Hajek-Halke, Hans Hammarskiöld, Rune Hassner, Peter Keetman, Siegfried Lauterwasser, Adolf Lazi, Jochen Lischke, Herbert List, Man Ray, Moholy-Nagy, Wolfg. Reisewitz, Roger Schall, Toni Schneiders, Otto Steinert, Louis Stettner, Lieselotte Strelow, Carl Strüwe, Jakob Tuggener, Todd Webb. - Images dust wrapper: www.fotoantiquariat-fahl.de/2392/

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        Subjektive Fotografie. Band 1 und 2. Ein Bildband moderner europäischer Fotografie. Un recueil de photographies modernes europeennes. A Collection of modern European photography. Texte in dt., engl. u. franz. Sprache.

      Bonn : Brüder Auer 1952 / 1955.. 40 S. Text, 111 S. mit s/w. Abb., 1 Faltbl. (Abb.verzeichnis). ; 39 (1) S. Text. 112 s/w. Abb. 1 Faltbl. (Abb.verzeichnis). Leinen m. Goldpräg. bzw. Blindpräg. u. O.Schutzumschlägen. 30x23 cm. (Versandstufe 2).. - Bd. 1: Schutzumschlag beschädigt u. mit Randläsuren u. laienhaft geklebt, Faltblatt am Rand etw. geknickt. Bd. 2: Privatwidm. auf Vorsatz, Schutzumschlag m. minimalen Gebrauchsspuren. -- Die Aufnahmen in Band 1 u.a. von: Erich Angenendt, Herbert Bayer,Werner Bischof,Edouard Boubat, Pierre Bouchet, Bill Brandt, Brassai, Fritz Brill, Chargesheimer, Hermann Claasen, Martien Coppens, Robert Doisneau, Rene Groebli, Heinz Hajek-Halke, Hans Hammarskiöld, Rune Hassner, Peter Keetman, Siegfried Lauterwasser, Adolf Lazi, Jochen Lischke, Herbert List, Man Ray, Moholy-Nagy, Wolfg. Reisewitz, Roger Schall, Toni Schneiders, Otto Steinert, Louis Stettner, Lieselotte Strelow, Carl Strüwe, Jakob Tuggener, Todd Webb. -- Die Aufnahmen in Band 2 u.a. von Rene Groebli, William Klein, Chargesheimer, Raoul Hausmann, Ferenc Berko, Konichi Sako, Otto Steinert, Irving Penn, Hajek-Halke, Erich Angenendt, Jakob Tuggener. -- Wir akzeptieren VISA und MASTERCARD. Credit cards accepted. --

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        Typed letter signed ("A. Einstein").

      Princeton, 13. V. 1952.. 4to. 1p. Addenda.. To Chicago labor organizer Ruth Levitova: "Your conception of time is the only one possible in accordance with physics - for the following reasons: 1): Physics knows only different values of time but has no possibility of expression for 'now' (present), for 'past' and for 'future'. 2): Even if one adds to physics the (psychologically so impressively given) 'I-now' there exists - according to the theory of relativity - no possibility to coordinate with the 'I-now' unequivocally a 'present state of the universe'. This feature of exact science was keenly felt and attacked by Henri Bergson (in my opinion without justification) [...]". - Already famous for his General Theory of Relativity (essentially a field theory of gravity) and for the light quantum hypothesis, for which he was awarded the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics, Einstein, in the 1920s, attempted to develop a new theory to explain the effects of all fundamental forces - a unified field theory, for which his General Theory was instrumental. Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity, the core formula of which is E=mc², had explained the relativity of space and time and the relationship between energy and matter. But after the theory's publication in 1905, Einstein recognized the need to account for the effect of gravity on space and time, culminating in his updated General Theory of Relativity, published in 1916, with its central formula (Rik - ½gikR) + (Eik) = 0. Questions about gravity continued to dominate Einstein's thoughts for the rest of his life during his search for a unified field theory of gravity. - Levitova was identified as a member of the Communist Party of Chicago during the September 1952 hearings of the House Un-American Activities Committee. She was a field representative of United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America Local 1150 and had corresponded with Einstein during 1933. Despite repeated attacks on the union from the HUAC, the UE is still in existence today. - In excellent condition; on the letterhead of the Institute for Advanced Study. Together with two typed letters by Levitova to Samuel Sillen (the editor of "Masses & Mainstream) and one letter of reply from Sillen.

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        Form. Eine Bilanz über die Formentwicklung um die Mitte des XX. Jahrhunderts.

      Zürich, Karl Werner 1952.. gr.8°. 168 S. mit rd. 160 Fotos. OLeinen mit OSU. (Schutzumschlag mit Einrissen, sonst tadellos). Auflage:0. Max Bill (* 22. Dezember 1908 in Winterthur; + 9. Dezember 1994 in Berlin), Schweizer Architekt, Künstler und Designer, Sehr selten. Das Grundlagenwerk des berühmten schweizer Architekten zur Formgebung im 20. Jahrhundert. Anhand der Abbildungen und in speziellen Abhandlungen erläutert der Autor die heutigen Aufgaben des Gestalters auf den verschiedensten Gebieten, vom einfachsten Gebrauchsgegenstand, über Apparate und Maschinen bis zur Architektur und Städtebau. Deutsch-Englisch-Französisch.

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        Player Piano

      Charles Scribner's and Sons, New York 1952 - Very good without jacket. First US edition, first printing. This is true first printing with an "A" and seal on the copyright page. Book is tight and unmarked with a little discoloration at the crown and foot of the spine. Book is covered by a dustjacket that is an exact replica of the original, but is a facsimile (so noted). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Presidential Telegram

      Washington 1952 - In 1949, the Association to Unite Democracies spawned the Atlantic Union Committee, with former Supreme Court Justice Owen J. Roberts as Chairman, former Under-secretary of State Will Clayton, and former Secretary of War Robert Patterson as Vice-Chairman, in an intensive nationwide campaign for Atlantic integration. This was the climate in which NATO was proposed, the stage already being set by the Marshall Plan of which Clayton was the principle author. In the period from 1949 to 1953, the Atlantic Union Committee (AUC) became the primary organization in America supporting NATO. In 1952, the AUC took the initiative to form an Atlantic Assembly, as an annual "consultative" assembly of Parliamentarians from NATO countries. When President Truman sent this telegram to Owen J. Roberts he was ecstatic. It was Roberts' idea to give countries like Greece and Turkey large expenditures and help them re-build their economies. This tactic prevented Greece and Turkey from turning to Communism and opened the door for them to be formerly accepted as members of NATO at the very function Truman was sending his greetings. Exceedingly rare and important original Presidential Western Union telegram. 2 pages, 5.75 x 8 inches, The White House, Washington D.C., November 20, 1952. Written to the Honorable Owen J. Roberts, President of the Atlantic Union Committee, sending greetings on the occasion of the AUC's second annual Congress and acknowledging the organization's role in making NATO a success. In part: ".Your organization has performed a notable service to this country and to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization by promoting a broader understanding of the need for continued cooperation among the peoples of the Atlantic community. While Americans may sometimes disagree as to the particular methods by which peace and security can be insured, there can be no doubt that an ever increasing public understanding of the problems we face in our relations with other parts of the world is essential to the ultimate attainment of these goals: HARRY S. TRUMAN." Some creasing and browning; very good(-) condition.

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        Raine/Watkins Letters: Correspondence between Kathleen Raine, Vernon Watkins, Gwen Watkins, and others.

      London: Kathleen Raine-1993. 1952 - Letters, postcards, greeting cards from British poet, scholar, and editor Kathleen Raine to poet Vernon Watkins, his wife Gwen Watkins, son Gareth, and Ruth Pryor, a Watkins scholar. 59 pieces in all. Kathleen Raine (1908 - 2003) began publishing in the 1930s, with her first book appearing in 1943. She published 12 volumes of poetry in her lifetime, a well-received autobiography, and many volumes of essays and criticism. Raine was a respected independent scholar of William Blake and W. B. Yeats. She also founded and edited Tenemos, a quarterly devoted to "the arts of the imagination," publishing articles on neo-platonism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and other spiritual topics. Vernon Watkins (1906-1967), Anglo-Welsh poet, translator, and painter, was a close friend of poet Dylan Thomas. Though never as well known as Thomas, interest in his poetry has been growing since his death. His lush, intricately sounded poems, often on mythical or spiritual themes, went against the major poetic tendencies during his lifetime; their strengths can now be seen and appreciated.Gwen Watkins, his widow, worked to preserve and increase the reputation of her husband's poetry. She later taught at Oxford, and wrote books about her husband's friendship with Dylan Thomas, and about her experiences as a codebreaker at Bletchley Park in World War II (where she met her husband). Gareth Vernon Watkins, one of Watkins' sons, became a philosophy professor. Ruth Pryor was a scholar who edited Watkins' poems after his death, wrote about their use of myth and symbolism, and wrote general literary criticism. The largest group of letters, totaling 34 pieces from 1968 to 1987 (11 undated pieces), was written by Raine to Gwen Watkins, the poet's widow. The first in the series sends condolences on the poet's death and affirms his importance as a poet. The other letters revolve around publishing Watkins' unpublished poems, writing and commissioning articles about his work, and generally keeping his writing available. Two of the letters are typed on Tenemos letterhead. Attached to these letters are copies in typescript of articles on Watkins that Raine planned to publish in Tenemos. Eight letters (1983 to 1993, one undated) are addressed to both Gwen Watkins and scholar Dr. Ruth Pryor, and mostly discuss the editing of Watkins' poems and various efforts to publish them and commission scholarly articles about them. Six letters (1977 to 1984; one undated) are addressed to Ruth Pryor alone. Pryor was working intensively on editing Watkins' poems, and on writing about the symbolism she saw in them. Six letters (1952 to 1967, one undated) are addressed to Vernon Watkins. Raine wrote to Watkins as a fellow poet and to express her admiration for his writing. She visited him once at his home in Wales, a visit alluded to in the letters, and wrote to him in Seattle shortly before his death. One letter (1971) from Gareth Watkins to Gwen Watkins, his mother. Letter tells about his studies and a recent short vacation. There are also four Christmas cards, addressed to Gwen and to Gwen and Ruth, all undated, all signed by Raine. All letters are in autograph except for some of the letters on Tenemos letterhead, which Raine generally typed and signed.

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        Player Piano

      New York:: Charles Scribner's,, 1952. New York: Charles Scribner's, 1952. First edition of the author's first book. Octavo, original green cloth. Signed by the author with a self-caricature on the half title page. A bright near fine copy in a excellent near fine dust jacket with a small closed tear to the spine. Housed in a custom quarter morocco clamshell box.Originally published on August 31, 1952, Player Piano tells the chilling tale of engineer Paul Proteus, who must find a way to live in a world dominated by a supercomputer and run completely by machines. "Vonnegut's black logic . . . gives us something to laugh about and much to fear" (The New York Times Book Review).

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        PLAYER PIANO

      New York:: Scribner's Sons,, 1952.. New York:: Scribner's Sons,. 1952. First edition. Author's first book, SIGNED WITH HIS TRADEMARK SELF PORTRAIT taking up most of the half-title page. A near-future, nearly totally mechanized soicety eliminates the need for human laborers creating conflict between the classes. Bookplate on front endpaper, otherwise near fine in very good dust jacket tanned on spine and edges, with a few shallow chips and small closed tears backed with archival tape. Still a scarce book with the signed self portrait.

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        WISE BLOOD

      New York:: Harcourt, Brace and Co., (1952).. New York:: Harcourt, Brace and Co.. (1952). First edition of the author's first book. INSCRIBED to old friends, "For Reid and Hildy / Flannery O'Connor." Reid Broderick was a doctor and his wife, Hildegarde, a major socialite in Savannah; they were close friends of O'Connor's cousin and patron, Kate Flannery Semmes, who lived next-door to the O'Connors when they were in Savannah. WISE BLOOD, a strong "Southern Gothic" novel, can be read many different ways, including as a snapshot of the South after World War II, when rural and city clashed and tent-revival preachers encountered big city marketing. Near fine with minor aging to the yellow cloth which is a little darkened on spine ends; in a very good to near fine, lightly soiled dust jacket with small chipping to corners and spine ends.

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        Signed Photograph

      , 1952. 1952. unbound. 10 x 8 inches, black-and-white studio publicity photograph, no place, no date, circa 1952. Signed "Love Judy" with outstanding contrast. Near fine.

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        The Rolling Stones

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Geary, Clifford. First edition. Illustrations by Cliffoed Geary. Mild darkening to gutters, else an especially clean and bright copy in decorated blue-green boards. Price intact dustwrapper ($2.50) is also in exceedingly attractive condition. Easily near fine. One of Heinlein's books for juveniles.

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        Wise Blood

      New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, 1952 New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, 1952. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Octavo. 232 pp. First edition stated of the author's first book. Very good condition in yellow boards. Small prior owner name to the inside front pastedown else a clean well bound copy. Light wear to spine tips and with offsetting to rear board.. The price intact dustwrapper is quite bright with vivid red lettering on the spine. The jacket suffers from a 2/3" wide irregular shaped chip at the top edge of the front panel. A good preservationist could improve this matter greatly. Debut novel by one of the most respected of all 20th century Southern writers. A Burgess 99 title (or, as I like to call it, one of the "nifty fifty"). See photos for details.

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        A Stone for Danny Fisher (Signed First Edition)

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "To E.F. / With appreciation for all your kind encouragements / Fondly / Harold R." & & Basis for the 1958 film "King Creole," directed by Michael Curtiz and starring a different king, Elvis Presley, in what is generally considered to be his best film, as the titular Danny Fisher.& & About Fine in a very bright, Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket is lightly rubbed at the extremities but completely unfaded and without any chips or tears. An exceptional example of a book scarce in collectible condition, particularly signed.

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        Martha Quest, A Proper Marriage, A Ripple from the Storm, Landlocked, The Four-Gated City

      London:: Michael Joseph,, 1952-1969. London: Michael Joseph, 1952-1969. First editions of the author's classic "Children of Violence Series". Octavo, 5 volumes. Original boards. Each of the five volumes are signed by the author.Martha Quest, the first book in the "Children of Violence" series, follows a young girl coming of age in British colonial South Africa just before World War II. The following books chronicle her experience as she grows through marriage and then motherhood. In 2007 Doris Lessing won the Nobel Prize in Literature. At 87, she was the oldest winner of the prize at the time. "Oh Christ!" She told reporters outside her home, as she was returning from the grocery store, "I've won all the prizes in Europe, every bloody one, so I'm delighted to win them all. It's a royal flush.

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        Nederland-Duitsland. Brieven van Jan ENGELMAN, Martinus NIJHOFF, A. ROLAND HOLST en Victor van VRIESLAND over een op te richten Genootschap Nederland-Duitsland.

      - 1. Handgeschreven brief aan 'Hooggeachte Heer'. 27,2 x 21,7 cm. Eén blad. Alleen recto. Gesigneerd 'Jan Engelman' en gedateerd 'Utrecht, 2 Oct. '52'. 15 regels tekst. Twee perforatiegaatjes. 2. Handgeschreven brief aan 'Hooggeleerde Heer'. 25,0 x 20,7 cm. Eén blad. Alleen recto. Gesigneerd 'Martinus Nijhoff' en gedateerd 'Den Haag 28 Juli 1952'. 10 regels tekst. Twee perforatiegaatjes. 3. Handgeschreven brief aan 'Hooggeachte Professor'. 17,6 x 13,5 cm. Eén blad. Recto en verso. Gesigneerd 'A. Roland Holst' en gedateerd 'Zondag'. 12 regels tekst. Twee perforatiegaatjes. 4. Getypte brief aan 'Weledelgestrenge Heer'. 27,6 x 21,7 cm. Op briefpapier van P.E.N.-Centrum voor Nederland. Eén blad. Alleen recto. Gesigneerd en gedateerd 'Amsterdam-O., 29 April 1953'. 11 regels tekst. Twee perforatiegaatjes.* Drie van de vier schrijvers zijn benaderd voor een functie in het bestuur of de adviescommissie van het nog op te richten Genootschap Nederland-Duitsland. Engelman, Nijhoff en Roland Holst hebben alledrie zo hun redenen om de uitnodiging af te slaan. Zeven jaar na het einde van de Tweede Wereldoorlog was de houding jegens Duitsland nog wat afwachtend.Engelman schrijft 'alle waardeering' te hebben voor het initiatief, maar heeft al zoveel 'cultureel en sociaal werk' verricht, dat zijn eigen letterkundige werk er onder ging lijden. Nijhoff is het principieel met de initiatiefnemers eens, 'maar persoonlijk moet ik van medewerking afzien, omdat ik al overstelpt ben met werkzaamheden'. Roland Holst spreekt zich meer uit: hij is 'persoonlijk ten aanzien van cultureele betrekkingen met Duitschland te zeer geremd door twijfel en achterdocht'.Van Vriesland deelt mee dat hij, voorzitter van de P.E.N.-club, geen gelegenheid ziet tot het bijwonen van een lezing.Het Genootschap Nederland-Duitsland werd opgericht in januari 1953 (de maand waarin Nijhoff zou overlijden) en organiseerde lezingen over Duitse kunst en literatuur. Zo las Heinrich Böll in 1960 op uitnodiging van het Genootschap voor uit eigen werk.

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        Invisible Man

      Random House, 1952. Random House, 1952. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Random House, New York 1952. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Printing, no additional printings listed. Black and tan two tone cloth boards. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards and spine, clean pages. Soft shelf wear, mildly rolled spine, rubbing at the spine lettering. Light spots on pages 54-60. Dust Jacket Condition: Good-, wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. First Issue Jacket priced at $3.50 at the front flap. Author's photo at the rear panel by Gordon Parks. Shelf wear, rubbing, chipping, paper loss at the spine. Light paint spots at the jacket spine.

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        A Song of Joy and Other Poems

      E. P. Dutton & Company , Inc., New York 1952 - Red cloth with slightly faded gilt titles on spine. Otherwise book has only light wear and aging with mild bumps on corners. Book is square and securely bound with no tears or parting. Jacket has some edge and corner wear with some chips. Solid and attractive copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 125 pages; Signed with inscription, date and "Blairsville, Ga." on the ffep. ; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rimbaud. Translated by F. Roger-Cornaz.

      Mermod, Aigle, France 1952 - First French edition, preceding English language edition, one of 3000 copies. No. 5 in the series La Grenade. 8vo; handsomely rebound in 3/4 bordeaux morocco with pastepaper over boards, spine paneled, author and title in gilt on spine; marbled endpapers, original wrappers bound in, top edge gilt, text a bit browned else fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Broadside No. 1 (This)

      Black Mountain, NC: Black Mountain College Graphics Workshop, 1952. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Single sheet of heavy blue paper, folded twice to form a 12 x 9" poetry broadside. Cover design by Nicola Cernovich. Striking bullseye design is handpainted, thus slightly different with each copy. Typical slight fading around edges despite being enclosed in the original brown printed envelope. The stamped envelope (lightly worn at edges) is hand-addressed by Olson to Mary Caroline Richards and David Tudor. Richards had been the wife of the rector at Black Mountain College. After leaving the college she helped choose Olson to succeed him in that position. She left her husband and took up residence with the pianist David Tudor. John Cage lived with them as well. A wonderful association.

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        A Sound of Thunder.

      [No place], The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company, 1952. Folio (34,5 x 27 cm). In the original printed wrappers. In "Collier's", 1952. Small white paper label pasted on to lower right part of front wrapper. A few small nicks to wrappers, otherwise a fine and clean copy.. First appearance of Ray Bradbury immensely popular science fiction short story, "the most re-published science fiction story up to the present time" (Contento, Index to Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections) containing the very first presentation of the butterfly effect: The idea that one butterfly could eventually have a far-reaching ripple effect on subsequent historic events.The concept was in 1961 introduced into meteorology and today it is common phrase in chaos theory where it represents the sensitive dependency on initial conditions in which a small change at one place in a deterministic nonlinear system can result in large differences in a later state."Ray Bradbury staged the most influential dino-time travel ever written [...]. Although H. G. Wells's influential The Time Machine (1895) is casually regarded as the landmark time travel tale, rather, Ray Bradbury's beloved "A Sound of Thunder" became the launching point for most time travel stories involving prehistoric life." "A Sound of Thunder" begins in the future, in which the time machine has been invented but is still very unpredictable. A hunter named Eckels pays to go traveling back into the past on a guided safari to kill a Tyrannosaurus rex. As the party waits to depart they talk about the recent presidential elections in which an apparently fascist candidate, Deutscher, has just been defeated by the more moderate Keith, to the relief of many concerned. When the party arrives in the past, Travis (the hunting guide) and Lesperance (Travis's assistant) warn Eckels and the two other hunters, Billings and Kramer, about the necessity of minimizing the events they change before they go back, since tiny alterations to the distant past could snowball into catastrophic changes in history. Upon returning to the present, Eckels notices subtle changes. English words are now spelled strangely, people behave differently, and, worst of all, the fascist won the election. Looking through the mud on his boots, Eckels finds a crushed butterfly, whose death was apparently the cause of many changes. In 1961, Edward Lorenz, American mathematician, meteorologist and pioneer of chaos theory, was using a numerical computer model to rerun a weather prediction, when, as a shortcut on a number in the sequence, he entered the decimal 0.506 instead of entering the full 0.506127. The result was a completely different weather scenario. In 1963 Lorenz published a theoretical study of this effect. Elsewhere he said that "One meteorologist remarked that if the theory were correct, one flap of a seagull's wings could change the course of weather forever. Following suggestions from colleagues, in later speeches and papers Lorenz used the more poetic butterfly. According to Lorenz, when he failed to provide a title for a talk he was to present at the 139th meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1972, Philip Merilees came up with "Does the flap of a butterfly's wings in Brazil set off a tornado in Texas?" as a title

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        My [Russian - i.e. We].

      New-York, Izdatelstvo Imeni Tsechova, 1952. Original printed cream wrappers with blue lettering. Spine a little cocked, and inner front hinge opening. Block fine and tight. Fine and clean. Imprint-stamp in cyrillic lettering to inside of back wrapper (Izdatelstvo Imeni Tsechova/pri Vostotsno-Evropejskom Fonde).. The very rare first edition of the original Russian version of one of the most interesting works of modern literature, namely Zamyatin's revolutionary novel We, which counts as the first modern dystopia and as the basis and forerunner of Huxley's Brave New World and Orwell's Nineteeneightyfour. This first appearance of the work in its original language is considered the authoritative edition and that which constitutes the basis of all new editions and translations of the work. ''We is a Russian novel that first saw the light of day in English in New York. If it were not a Russian novel, that publication history would be moderately spectacular, but under the circumstances it is merely unusual. Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago... and many other twentieth-century Russian classics have all come out first on foreign soil and in a language other than Russian. Zamyatin writes in one place that he composed the novel We in 1920, but he was known for his habit of revising and polishing, and it seems likely that the final text was not completed until the fall of 1921. (Clarence Brown, Introduction to the English translation).The work was first published in 1924, by Dutton, in English, translated by Gregory Zilboorg. A French translation appeared as Nous Autres in 1929, translated by B. Cauvet-Duhamel. By this time, Zamyatin was in considerable trouble at home over these foreign editions of a book that could not get permission to come out in its own country and language. He was merely one of the first of a distinguished company of Soviet writers to suffer in this way.What finally furnished a causis belli to his enemies at home was the publication of We in Prague. A Czech translation by Václav Koenig appeared in 1927 in the Brno newspaper Lidové noviny (Brown). That Czech translation, which came out in book form later the same year, seems to have been based on a faulty manuscript that differed in important ways from the original version. Like Roman Jakobson, who had been involved in the Czech appearance of We, the prolific Russian literary critic Marc Slonim was also in Prague in the late 20'ies. He knew of the novel and wished to bring it out in Russian, in the important journal Volya Rossii. But, knowing that the publication in Russian of a Russian book on foreign soil, and in a journal opposed to the regime at home, would cause Zamyatin grief, Slonim took extraordinary steps to make it appear that his text had actually resulted from a retranslation from the Czech. This might protect Zamyatin from being charged with abetting the publication by supplying a Russin manuscript.The deliberately cryptic editorial note in Volya Rossii reads: One of the most interesting works of modern literature, E. Zamyatin's novel We, depicting the life of people in the 26th century, has not yet appeared... in Russian... With the editor's gracious permission, we herewith present excerpts from the novel... To enhance his deception, Slonim took the even more extraordinary (and deplorable) step of actually rewriting parts of the Russian manuscript in his possession. Of this thoroughly corrupt text only excerpts were actually published: twenty-two chapters, not all of them complete, of the forty in Zamyatin's novel... This abridged Russian verison, further camouflaged by the editor's well-meaning mutilation of Zamyatin's text, hardly qualifies as the first appearance of We in its original language. For that long-postponed event it had to return to New York, where, thenty-eight years after its first English shadow had appeared, the genuine article was published in Zamyatin's own Russian words: My. New York: Izdatelstvo imeni Chekova (Chekov Publishing House), 1952. That Russian text is the basis of this new English translation, and it is the one that was finally published, in 1988, on Russian soil. We was written in response to Zamyatin's personal experiences during the Russian revolution of 1905, the Russian revolution of 1917, his life in Newcastle - where, being a trained marine engineer, he was sent to oversee ice-breaker construction for the Imperial Russian Navy -, and his work in the Tyne shipyards during the First World War, where he observed the collectivization of labour on a large scale. We is generally accepted as the grandfather of the satirical futuristic dystopia genre. Depicting the totalitarian and conformative aspects of modern industrial society and taking them to an extreme conclusion, the novel portrays a state in which free will and free thought are evil entities that can only cause unhappiness and unbalance. The entire state and the lives of the citizens are controlled with mathematical precision, the basis of which is the system of industrial efficiency created by Frederick Winslow Taylor, the great oracle of the state.It is generally believed that both Orwell and Huxley found their main sources of inspiration in Zamyatin's revolutionary novel. Although Huxley claimed not to have been acquainted with We, Orwell indicated that he must have been lying about that. In Player Piano (1952), Kurt Vonnegut famously said that in writing it, he cheerfully ripped off the plot of Brave New World, whose plot had been cheerfully ripped off from Yevgeny Zamyatin's We.Orwell read We in the French translation in 1948, after which he wrote his famous review of the novel. About eight months later, he began writing Nineteeneightyfour. He is reportedly said himself that he was taking it as the model for his next novel. Among reviewers and literary critics, Zamyatin's influence on Orwell seems to be beyond dispute. Indeed, the two novels have so many features in common, that it seems impossible for Nineteeneightyfour not to have been directly inspired by We. It is perhaps better not to be too solemn about Zamyatin's wonderfully appealing novel. Its distinction as a work of art and as a political statement about several peculiarly modern dilemmas will need little defence - its having constantly found a wide international audience ever since it first came out in 1924 seems an earnest for that. And for George Orwell, author of 1984, and for certain others bent on creating their own dystopias, it appears to have been THE crucial literary experience. (Brown, pp. XV-XVI)

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        Provence. Societe Nationale des Chemins de fer Francais

      Paris.: French Railways.. 1952.. Vintage color lithographic poster, 39 1/4 x 24 1/4 inches. A few faint foxed spots to lower margin, soft creasing to right edge from being rolled; very good, bright condition. Colorful view of Provence as seen through an open window by Tal. "Printed in France For and By The French Railways" printed at lower right corner. .

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        The Old Man and the Sea

      Charles Scribner's, 1952. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Charles Scribner's, New York 1952. First Edition / First Printing. Scribner's "A" with the Seal on the copyright page. No additional printings listed. Blue cloth boards with silver lettering. Book Condition: Very Good-, shelf wear, spots on the boards. Tight spine, clean pages, light spots on the page edges. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. Jacket priced at $3.00 at the front flap, shelf wear, light chipping.

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        Le chiffre sept *

      P.Seghers, Paris 20.10.1952. - Broché 26 x 20, couverture illustrée à rabats. Quelques salissures légères en bord supérieur, autrement très frais. Lithographie originale de l'auteur, tirée en blanc sur papier bordeaux, contrecollée en couverture. Exemplaire de tête méconnu, et souvent mal décrit qui plus est, présentant par ailleurs des différentes très nettes avec le tirage ordinaire: format plus grand, motif du premier plat lithographié en blanc sur feuillet teinté contrecollé et non pas en violet à même la couverture, papier non vergeturé, etc.Avec une carte de visite et d'hommage de l'éditeur, signée "fraternellement" par ce dernier. Édition originale. L'un des exemplaires hors commerce ainsi marqué réimposés sur Vélin d'Arches comme les 50 numérotés de tête, avant 1900 Vergé de Hollande.

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        The Decisive Moment

      New York: Simon and Schuster, (1952). A little bumped at the corners and spine ends (with the hint of a concurrent bump barely visible at the top edge of the text block), edge dent to the top of the front board, still a clean, near fine copy in a close to near fine jacket with a few small edge tears and tiny chips. Very pleasing example of a book that is hard to find in collectible condition.. First U.S. Edition. Folio. Caption booklet laid in. Boards and dust jacket designed by Matisse. 126 images, lusciously printed, of Cartier-Bresson's early work. Only few photobooks in history can match the influence of The Decisive Moment. Since its publication in 1952, it has remained one of the pillars of photography. (Parr / Badger, v1, 208-209; Roth 134-135; Open Book 154-155).

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        REACTION ORGANIQUE A L'AGRESSION ET CHOC.

      MASSON & CIE 1952 - R240048518: 205 pages - quelques illustrations en noir et blanc. In-12 Broché. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 610-Sciences médicales. Médecine [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Building Plans, Elevations, Interior Details, and Perspectives for the Lawrason Driscoll Residence, Novato, California. (Possible address 405 Gage Lane)

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, June 1952 - August 1952. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size 19" x 24". 16 sheets. Job #232, for Lawrence Driscoll (1908-1982), Attorney at Bronson, Bronson and Mckinnon. File Numbers 1927 and 4065. 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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        La France de profil *

      Guilde du Livre, Lausanne 10.10.1952. - Cartonnage souple 28 x 22, jaquette photo. Petit manque en tête du papier cristal et à peine émoussé en coins. Photographies de Paul Strand, tirées par Héliographia à Lausanne sur papier sans bois. Malgré un tirage relativement important, même le tirage courant de cet album magnétique n'est pas si facile à dénicher en parfait état. Icelui, très frais sous son pergamine d'origine, dans la tranche des trente premiers hors commerce, est enrichi de l'intégralité des bulletins de la Guilde qui contiennent des textes critique sur cet ouvrage, publiés au fil du temps jusqu'en 1955.Dans le premier 2 pages, 1 image et un texte bilingue de Jacob Deschin, tiré du New York Times.Le deuxième comporte 2 pages, 1 portrait photographique des auteurs croqué par un troisième larrons (inconnu) et un texte de Robert Coiplet.Le dernier de 2 pages et 1 image avec son commentaire de Claude Roy et un article critique de Pierre-François Lacome.Intéressant ensemble complet. Édition originale. L'un des 30 exemplaires de tête dits d'animateurs et numérotés en romain, avant 10'300 arabes.

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        A History of Golf In Britain

      London: Cassell & Company, 1952. First edition of this classic golf work. Quarto, original green cloth. Signed by Bernard Darwin on the front free endpaper. Frontispiece of John Taylor, illustrations throughout. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some small chips to the front panel and one to the foot of the spine. Housed in a custom quarter morocco clamshell box. Books signed by Bernard Darwin are rare.This book," says Sir George Cunningham, Captain of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, "will be a classic in the literature of golf. The names of the contributors, famous for playing the game and for writing on it, are sufficient of that.

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        THE HANDMADE PAPERS OF JAPAN., Foreword by Dard Hunter.

      Rutland & Tokyo, 1952. - 4 volumes plus envelope. 13 1/4 x 10/ 3/4. Japanese-style bindings of hand-stenciled wraps & boards. Volumes contained in a Shufi-covered folding case. Case worn and soiled. One volume has a dime-sized brownish area on fore edge, but volumes are fine. With prospectus. Signed by Tindale in 1952 in Korea. One of the finest studies on Japanese paper and a magnificent production. Text in English. Replete with specimens, including old and rare documented papers from the 8th and 9th centuries. Volume I gives the history and description of Japanese papermaking, with numerous photos of processes and a fold-out plate of mounted fibers. There is an exquisitely hand colored facsimile of the ancient manuscript "Kamisuki Taigai" (process of papermaking) with English translation. It is accompanied by an envelope containing five different papermaking fibers.The Seki Collection, Volume II, has 127 French-fold pages with 187 tipped-in specimens, 2 folding maps. These specimens span the Nara period (710-793) to the 1950s (with some extraordinary decorated papers). The source of the early papers (usually a manuscript or a printed book) is documented. Size of the original sheet is given.Volume III, the Contemporary Collection has xxvi pages and 136 specimens (10 x 13) with descriptions. The specimens, from twenty districts, include decorated and imbedded papers. Volume IV is the watermarks collection, with 20 elaborate pictorial light-and-shade watermarks, made by a hand rubbing process unknown in the West. Five text pages describe the broadsides. Schlosser (No. 63) says 250 copies were planned; as few as 150 may actually have been done. See Henry Morris' Japonica for a 12 page description of this major work. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Theatre Programme [Signed]

      Published by Palace Theatre, Chelsea Monday December 8th . 1952 - Two colour theatre programme. 7½" x 5" 8 pp. SIGNED by the author 'Spike Milligan' ivory card laid in. This programme shows that 'NEXT WEEK' Spike Milligan will be on stage. Spike was taken ill and was not able to appear. The Goon Show at that time was in its 3rd series. The recording of 'The Expedition for Toothpaste' on 7th December 1952 was recorded without Spike. When the show was broadcast on 9th December 1952, Spike was in hospital suffering from a nervous breakdown. Very scarce item. In Fine condition. Member of the P.B.F.A. MILLIGAN, Spike

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        BIBLIOTECA MATEMATICA ITALIANA DALLE ORIGINI DELLA STAMPA AI PRIMI ANNI DEL SECOLO XIX.

      Goerlick 1952 IN-4°, 2 VOLUMI IN TELA EDIT. COMPLESSIVE 1324 PP. RISTAMPA DELLA PIÙ AUTOREVOLE BIBLIOGRAFIA ITALIANA RAGIONATA SULLE SCIENZE ESATTE, DIVENUTA INTROVABILE NELL' EDIZIONE ORIGINALE (1870-1880), CHE ERA STATA TIRATA A SOLI 250 ESEMPLARI, ED AVEVA AVUTO UN SEGUITO DI 7 SUPPLEMENTI CON CORREZIONI ED AGGIUNTE, PUBBLICATI FINO AL 1928. QUESTA NUOVA EDIZIONE È STATA CORREDATA DI UN INDICE GENERALE DEGLI AUTORI CHE FACILITA LA CONSULTAZIONE DELL' OPERA. UTILISSIMA PER LE COLLAZIONI E LE AMPIE NOTE ANALITICHE E CRITICHE. ESAURITA E RICERCATA. Esemplare come nuovo.

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        Theatre Programme [Signed]

      Published by Palace Theatre, Chelsea Monday December 8th 1952. Two colour theatre programme. 7½" x 5" 8 pp. SIGNED by the author 'Spike Milligan' ivory card laid in. This programme shows that 'NEXT WEEK' Spike Milligan will be on stage. Spike was taken ill and was not able to appear. The Goon Show at that time was in its 3rd series. The recording of 'The Expedition for Toothpaste' on 7th December 1952 was recorded without Spike. When the show was broadcast on 9th December 1952, Spike was in hospital suffering from a nervous breakdown. Very scarce item. In Fine condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        SCENERY OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND IN AQUATINT AND LITHOGRAPHY 1770 - 1860, FROM THE LIBRARY OF J.R. ABBEY, A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CATALOGUE

      London: Privately printed at the Curwen Press, 1952. cloth, leather spine label, dust jacket, top edge gilt. 15557|2918|2957|58056/PR. Abbey, J.R.. thick 4to. cloth, leather spine label, dust jacket, top edge gilt. xx, 399 pages. First edition, limited to 500 numbered copies. A magnificent catalogue with 34 colored plates and 54 figures in the text. Full bibliographical descriptions given. The jacket is chipped and spotted.

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        3 autograph letters signed ("HMPechstein" and "Max Pechstein").

      Berlin, 7. XI. 1937 to 15. III. 1952. - 4to. Altogether 6 pp. on 4 ff. Comprehensive letters to the German artist Irmgard Hasenbach-Tavolato (née Seeling, 1899-1978), on financial worries (1937) and the loss of his work (1948). "Now, after my return to Berlin [.], it is necessary to deliberate my future life in order to care for the existence of my family and me since it is simply not possible to earn enough through my own artistry [.]" (Berlin, 7. XI. 1937; translated from the German original). - "At least life is saved, although everything else is lost. What hurts me most, is the loss of my work, whole periods from 1905 onwards were smashed, a vast number of drawings irretrievably lost [.]" (Berlin, 31. III. 1948).

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        Svenskt konstnärslexikon I-V.

      Tiotusen svenska konstnärers liv och verk. Allhems Förlag, 1952-67. 333 + [2],359 + [3],610 + [3],597,[2] + [4],839,[1] sidor. Rikt illustrerade, delvis i färg. Mörkgröna skinnband med 5 upphöjda bind, trevlig förgylld ryggdekor och övre guldsnitt [etikett: Bokbindaren Malmö]. [29x22 cm]. Komplett med 5 volymer i mycket fint skick.. Omfattar cirka 12,500 svenska konstnärer. Som uppslagsverk över svenska konstnärer ännu oöverträffat

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        Svenskt konstnärslexikon. Tiotusen svenska konstnärers liv och verk. I-V.

      Illustrerad. Malmö, Allhem 1952-67. Stor 4:o. 333,(3); 359,(3); 610,(2); 597,(3); 839,(1) s. Blå originalhalvskinnband. Nötta skyddsomslag med några revor. 29 x 22,5 cm.. Omfattar 12500 svenska konstnärer

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        Max Gubler.

      Ed. du Griffon,, Neuchâtel, 1952 - Neuchâtel, Ed. du Griffon, 1952. 4°. 12 S.; 8 farb. Tafeln. Mit einer hs. signierten und datierten Originalradierung. In 2 OBr.-Decken, in einer OFranz.-Br.-Decke, in Kt.-Mappe. =Quatrième album de la collection L'art suisse contemporain. - Eines von 100 deutschen Exemplaren mit einer Originalradierung, erschien in total 700 deutschen 500 französischen Exemplaren. - Die Radierung von Gubler in Bleistift bezeichnet: II. Zustand Probedruck. Für Exemplar 554. - Mit einer handschriftlichen Widmung von Max Gubler an Walter und Alice Hugelshofer, dat. 21.XII.52. - (Mappe leicht gebräunt). - Sonst sehr schönes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch In 2 OBr.-Decken, in einer OFranz.-Br.-Decke, in Kt.-Mappe. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SCIENTOLOGY: 8-80 The Discovery and Increase of Life Energy in the Genus Homo Sapiens

      The Hubbard Association of Scientologists, Pheonix, AZ 1952 - Spine darkened, small cracks at spine ends, rub at front hinge fold, moderate foxing, blank bookplate, a little underlining in pencil [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Individualismus und Wirtschaftliche Ordnung

      Erlenbach-Zurich: Eugen Rentsch Verlag, 1952. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Signed by F.A. Hayek on the front free endpaper.

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        PROUD HERITAGE. The Story of the Highland Light Infantry (4 Vols). Vol.I The 71st H.L.I. 1777-1881; Vol.II The 74th Highlanders 1787-1882; Vol.III The Regular, Militia, Volunteer, T.A., and Service Battalions H.L.I. 1882-1918; Vol.IV The Regular, Territorial, and Service Battalions H.L.I. and the H.L.I. of Canada 1919-1959.

      London Thomas Nelson & Glasgow The House of Grant /59/61/63 1952 - Green cloth gilt. All volumes in good dustwrappers, some with slight loss. A few marks to the covers of Vol.IV, otherwise a very good, clean set. pp. xvi, 256; xii, 386; ix, 404; xi, 490. With illustrations and maps. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Opaline française au XIXè siècle

      Librairie Grund - Paris 1952. 1 Volume/1. -- Excellent état - Reliure éditeur cartonnée pleine toile sous jaquette illustrée. Format in-4°( 27,7 x 22 cm )( 1025 gr ). ------- 188 pages, 24 figures dans le texte, 48 planches hors-texte en noir et en couleurs dont le frontispice. Tables, bibliographie. Exemplaire numéroté , Celui-ci N° 842 . *********************** [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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