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SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH OF BAUDELAIRE'S INTIMATE JOURNALS, ONE ONLY 50 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR OF THE INTRODUCTION, ACCLAIMED BRITISH POET T.S. ELIOT

(ELIOT, T.S.) BAUDELAIRE, Charles. Intimate Journals. London and New York, 1930.

Signed limited first edition in English, first printing, of Baudelaire's influential journals, number 12 of only 50 copies (out of a total edition of 650 copies) handsomely printed on handmade paper at the Westminster Press, specially bound in silk, and signed by the author of the Introduction, T.S. Eliot, with eight lithographic illustrations after Baudelaire's own drawings. $4500.

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"THE MOST IMPORTANT [PAPER] ON RELATIVITY SINCE MY OWN ORIGINAL PAPER APPEARED" (EINSTEIN)

GODEL, Kurt. Example of a New Type of Cosmological Solutions of Einstein's Field Equations of Gravitation IN: Reviews of Modern Physics. Lancaster, Pennsylvania and New York, New York, July, 1949.

First printing of Godel's groundbreaking work on relativity introducing the possibility of time travel. The copy of Clair Farrand, the inventor and creator of the cone radio loudspeaker, and of Morton Saunders, developer of the first fiber optic cable. $4200.

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"WE HAVE BY THIS VERY EXTRAORDINARY CONDUCT BROUGHT ON US AN OPEN, AN AVOWED, A DECLARED CIVIL WAR WITH THIRTEEN COLONIES OF THAT CONTINENT UNITED AND COMBINED TOGETHER AGAINST US"

(AMERICAN REVOLUTION) ROBINSON-MORRIS, Matthew. A Further Examination of Our Present American Measures and of the Reasons and the Principles on Which They Are Founded. Bath, 1776.

First edition of this British work written in support of a peaceful American independence, the successor to the author's 1774 popular pamphlet, "Considerations on the Measures Carrying on with Respect to the British Colonies in North America." Robinson-Morris' works were highly influential for the Founding Fathers, especially John Adams who shared similar views in his Novanglus letters written in the lead-up to the Revolution. $2500.

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"THE JOHNNY APPLESEED OF THE GRAPE, URGING EVERY AMERICAN TO PLANT THE VINE AND MAKE WINE"

HUSMANN, George. Cultivation of the Native Grape. New York, 1866.

First edition of Husmann's landmark "first substantial book," published the year after the end of the Civil War, written in a Whitmanesque spirit that heralds his vision of a "glorious land of the free with smiling vineyards," featuring 13 full-page and numerous in-text illustrations, in original cloth. $1300.

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"THERE IS ASTONISHINGLY LITTLE FROM AFRICA WHICH IS OF FUNCTIONAL IMPORTANCE IN THE PRESENT DAY ACTIVITIES OF THIS ISOLATED NEGRO CULTURE"

WOOFTER, Thomas Jackson, Jr. Black Yeomanry. New York, 1930.

First edition of this early sociological study of African Americans living on a Gullah island off South Carolina, in original dust jacket. $650.

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"THE FIRST WAR 'CASHALTY' IN THEIR LITTLE WORLD HAS OCCURRED IN THE HOME OF THE GIRL WHO KNEW 'NUFFINK ABOUT WAR'"

SHARP, Evelyn. The War of All the Ages. London, 1915.

First edition of this collection of stories about World War I and its impact on the poor and disadvantaged, in scarce original dust jacket. $600.

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