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        The Grass Harp

      Random House, 1951 Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. First Printing stated on the copyright page. Slight darkening on the front free endpaper from something previously laid in paper; very minor tanning to cover edges. Dust jacket is price-clipped. Minor wear and sun-tanning.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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        The Day of the Triffeds

      Doubleday and Company, 1951, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: very good B.C., First Edition. Size: 7¾" - 9¾" Tall, Copyright date 1951, first edition, first printing with first edition stated on the copyright page 1951 on both title and copyright page. Grey cloth over boards with green writing and design on the spine. No tears, bent pages, nor any writing. Shelf wear to the edges and to the head and told the spine are moderate, with a scratch on the front board lower left corner. Light tent to the top page edges, one very small dent on the back for edge of the cover. Dust Jacket, this dust jacket is off of the book club edition sent in lieu of the facsimile or no dust jacket at all. Shelf wear to the edges and to the head and told of the spine are minor. Dust jacket now in a clear protective cover. Text is bright and clean, binding is secure, a solid collectible book, Collectible

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        Gästebuch mit über 3200 meist eigenh. Unterschriften. Wien, 1951 bis 1957.

      1951. 150 meist beidseitig beschriebene Bll. Halblederband der Zeit. Gr.-8vo. Spauldings umfangreiches Gästebuch aus lediglich acht Jahren umfaßt Eintragungen von Josef Stummvoll (1902-1982; 5, 8, 25, 13, 47, 87), Minna Lachs (1907-1993; 8, 20, 54, 93, 106, 117), Ernst Lachs (1904-1980; 8, 20, 54, 106, 117), Alfred Verdroß-Droßberg (1890-1980; 19, 62, 75, 114), Leo von Hibler-Lebmannsport (1884-1956; 20, 49), Gottfried-Karl Kindermann (geb. 1926; 20), Jens Tschebull (geb. 1930), Charles Wilbert Snow (1884-1977), Ann Tizia Leitich (1891-1976), Berthold Viertel und Elisabeth Neumann-Viertel (62), Adrienne Thomas (1897-1980; 68, 91), Julius Deutsch (1884-1986; 68), Marcel Prawy (1911-2003; 75, 95), Olive Moorefield (geb. 1932; 95), Elfe Gerhart (1919-2007; 95), Viktor und Elly Frankl (79), Adrienne Gessner (1896-1987; 87), Ernst Lothar (1890-1974; 87), Karl Lustig-Prean (1892-1965; 87, 109), Hans Duhan (1890-1971; 89), Henriette von Doblhoff (1911-2002; 44, 53, 94), Emanuel List (1891-1967; 46; 95), Helmut Dantine (1917-1982; 95), Marianne und Oskar Pollak (106), Marietta Torberg (107), Franz Windisch-Graetz (geb. 1913; 110), Joseph Marx (1882-1964; 100), Kurt Benesch, Grete Kmentt-Montanden, Joe Mc Carthy (1908-1957; 90), Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969; 90), Wolfram Martz (D. n. b., Sänger; 24, 46), Arthur Compton (1892-1962; 62), Harry B. Price (1905-2002; 71), Peter Lagger (1930-1979; 46), Heinrich Drimmel (1912-1991; 114), Henriette Hainisch (1890-1970; 71, 79) u. v. a. -Buchrücken und Gelenke tls. abgeplatzt, sonst gut (innen tadellos) erhalten.

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        The Catcher in the Rye

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing with "First Edition" stated on the copyright page. Very Good, with rubbing to gilt stamping on spine, light edge wear, light mustiness to pages, bookplate to front paste down and several page corners creased, in a Very Good dust jacket with publisher's original price of $3.00 intact and properly aligned, spine panel a bit faded and with a snag to the crown, uneven strips of toning to edges from an old-style dust jacket sleeve and tape shadows to flaps and endsheets.

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        Maschinengeschriebener Brief mit eigenhändiger Unterschrift. 1 Seite. 31.10.1951.

      1951 - DIN A 4 (Gelocht, gefaltet, papierbed. gebräunt). Marieluise Fleißer (* 23. November 1901 in Ingolstadt; + 2. Februar 1974 ebenda), deutsche Schriftstellerin. Ganzseitiger Brief an Ria Hans vom Bayerischen Rundfunk. Über die Absetzung eines ihrer Stücke und die Reaktion des Intendanten Toni Graschberger. "[.] Nachdem ich Herrn Intendanten Graschberger auf sein Drängen aus einer für ihn sehr unangenehmen Situation durch eine öffentliche Entgegnung an den - für mich positiven - Kritiker herausgeholfen habe, zu meinem eigenen Schaden bei der Zeitung natürlich, [.] muss ich das Verhalten des Intendanten als besonders unfreundlich empfinden [.]". Brief

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        Temple of Flora

      This edition of Thornton's Temple of Flora was designed and produced for Collins by George M. Rainbird Ruari McLean.The colour and collotype plates have been printed by Van Leer of Amsterdam and the text pages set in Monotype Perpetua and printed by Meyer of Wormerveer on Van Gelder mould-made paper. The binding has been executed at the London Craft Bindery of W.H.Smith and Sons. The wrapper design and label is based on that used for the rare original parts in which The Temple of Flora was first issued. The label and the calligraphic title page were drawn by John Brinkley. All the plates, excepting VII VIII and the alternate plates IX A and XXIV A, are reproduced from the original volume in the Library of Eton College. This special edition on handmade paper is limited to 250 copies, of which this is number 13

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        Monsieur 34.

      Editions Jacquier / La loupe série policière n° 6 de 1951. In-12 broché de 155 pages au format 11,3 x 18 cm. Magnifique couverture illustrée. Belles illustrations en noir par Roger Sam. Légères stries noires habituelles au dos & sur la tranche extérieure. Dos carré avec titre, prix et nom de l'éditeur imprimé. Infime manque en haut du dos, qui a été très soigneusement recollé. Superbe état général. Rare édition originale.Port gratuit pour la France ( En raison des nouvelles normes postales, les livres dont l'épaisseur dépasse les 3 cm seront expédiés obligatoirement en Colissimo avec un forfait ajouté de 5 € ) Port à la charge de l'Acheteur pour le reste du monde. Pour destinations extra-planétaire s'adresser à la NASA. Membre du Syndicat Lusitanien Amateurs Morues - Vente exclusivement par correspondance ! Le libraire ne reçoit que sur rendez-vous. Il est préférable de téléphoner avant tout déplacement.

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        LA HERMANA SAN SUPLICIO

      Fax, Madrid 1951 - 255 pp. 14 x 20,5 cm. Edición definitiva. Obras completas, 9. Todos los envíos peninsulares se hacen por mensajería, con entrega en domicilio. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Les Fruits du Congo

      Paris, Gallimard, 1951 20,8 x 14,3 cm, broché, couv. crème imprimée en noir et rouge, 332 pp., 2 ff. n. ch. Edition originale du chef-d'oeuvre de l'auteur sur papier d'édition en service de presse (après 53 ex. num. imprimés sur vélin pur fil des papeteries Navarre). Exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi autographe signé de l'auteur, contemporain de la sortie de livre : À Rolland de Reneville, en hommage confraternel, Paris 27 septembre 1951 / A Vialatte". Prix Veillon 1951 . Prix Veillon 1951.

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        A List of Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era - 4 Vols ( cplt)

      Published by Tall Tree Library, Jenkintown, 1951 - 1963. - A List of Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era ( 1951 ) + Supplement A ( 1955) + Supplement B ( 1958) + Supplement C ( 1963 ) . 4 Vols, fine textclean copys. 158 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 3300 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The War Speeches of the Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill. Compiled by Charles Eade. [Definitive Edition. Complete set]. THE DEFINITIVE EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPERS

      Cassell,, 1951[-52-52]. 3 vols., roy. 8vo., First Edition, with titles in red and black; original navy buckram, gilt backs, one volume with three pinholes in backstrip else a very good, bright, clean set in price-clipped dustwrapper, the wrappers lightly spotted and chipped at head and tails of backstrips. With personal bookplate on front paste-downs of first two volumes, and small trade stamp on front free endpaper of third volume. The definitive edition, with five additional speeches not present in the wartime volumes and a much-needed index. Only 4740 sets were printed. ICS A136a; Woods A136.

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        WAR SPEECHES OF THE RT. HON. WINSTON S. CHURCHILL. Compiled by Charles Eade

      London: Cassell and Co, 1951-1952. 3 volumes. First Edition. Tall 8vo, publisher’s original dark blue-black cloth lettered in gilt on the spines, in the original printed and decorated dustjackets. xvi, 483; xvi, 560; xvi, 578 pp. A very handsome and well preserved set, the cloth bright and clean, the gilt very well preserved, the textblocks fresh and solid. SCARCE FIRST EDITION OF THESE IMPORTANT WAR TIME SPEECHES. Sets of Churchill’s War Speeches have become quite elusive in recent years. We are pleased to be able to offer this complete set. Churchill was, over nearly a century’s activity, known for his almost universal genius. He was perhaps, the greatest orator and statesman of the twentieth century. He was a consummate writer--indeed he was awarded the Noble Prize for literature for his massive study of The Second World War--a master historian, journalist, traveler cum explorer cum military man. He was an accomplished painter and biographer, an extraordinary politician and government leader, but through these speeches, it is quite possible that we will remember him best. For in the speeches of wartime he succeeded in convincing his colleagues to accept the pains of courage and the British ‘race’ of people and the “free world” to make the good fight, to suffer the inestimable cost that would save the world from tyranny and totalitarianism. His vision was unrelenting and without peer and it is captured nowhere more completely than in these speeches of wartime. 4700 sets were published on Sept. 3, 1952. Although the note on p.[vi] states that the publication took place in 1951, printing difficulties caused a delay of twelve months. There are additional speeches in these volumes which did not appear in the wartime volumes and a very useful index and diary of events.

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        The War Speeches of the Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill. Compiled by Charles Eade. [Definitive Edition. Complete set]. THE DEFINITIVE EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPERS

      Cassell, 1951[-52-52]. 3 vols., roy. 8vo., First Edition, with titles in red and black; original navy buckram, gilt backs, one volume with three pinholes in backstrip else a very good, bright, clean set in price-clipped dustwrapper, the wrappers lightly spotted and chipped at head and tails of backstrips. With personal bookplate on front paste-downs of first two volumes, and small trade stamp on front free endpaper of third volume. The definitive edition, with five additional speeches not present in the wartime volumes and a much-needed index. Only 4740 sets were printed. ICS A136a; Woods A136.

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        Le Bluffeur

      Paris, Gallimard, coll. La Méridienne, 1951 18,7 x 12,2 cm, broché, couverture bleue imprimée, 238 pp. Edition originale française. Exemplaire du S. P. (après 29 ex. num. sur vélin pur fil Lafuma-Navarre). Traduction par Boris Vian. Hommage autographe signé de Boris Vian. Après la Libération, le lancement de La Série Noire par Marcel Duhamel permet à Boris Vian d'exercer ses talents de traducteur. Après The Big Clock (Le grand horloger) de Kenneth Fearing paru en 1947 aux Nourritures Terrestres, Boris Vian traduit "The Lady in the Lake" (La dame du lac), "The Big Sleep" (Le grand sommeil) de Chandler en 1948 et "Dames don't care" (Les femmes s'en balancent) de Peter Cheyney en 1949. En 1951 ce roman de James Cain "Love's lovely Counterfeit" : "Le bluffeur" en français parait dans la collection La méridienne. Ce titre sera réédité dans la collection Série noire du même éditeur en 1958 mais dans une nouvelle traduction de Raoul Amblard.

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        Tres Libros De Jineta De Los Siglos XVI y XVII. (Discurso para estar a la Jineta con Gracia y Hermosura, de Juan Arias Portocarrero, el Modo de Pelear a la Jineta, por Simón de Villalobos y Teoría y Ejercicios de la Jineta, Bernardo de Vargas Machuca.

      Sociedad De Bibliófilos Españoles, Madrid 1951 - XLVIII - 270pp. En muy buen papel de hilo. Edición de solo 300 ejemplares numerados y nominados. Estupendo ejemplar con una muy buena encuadernación de Manuel Bueno, a media piel con puntas. Lomera con nervios y flrones con mosaico. Corte superior dorado. Size: 24,5 x 18 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Settlement Cook Book The Way To A Man's Heart

      Milwaukee, Wisconsin: The Settlement Cook Book Co.. Good with no Dust Jacket. Hard Cover. Book is 13th Edition, 1951. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Treasured Recipes of Seven Decades - The Famous All-Purpose Cook Book for Beginner and Expert. With over 3,000 kitchen-tested recipes for everything from appetizers and soups to fruits and other desserts, the book contains a bountiful variety of nutritious, delectable and ever-popular dishes.Wisconsin Historical Society:Born in Milwaukee in 1858, Lizzie Black Kander helped to establish and was president of Milwaukee's first social settlement, known simply as "the Settlement" in 1900. With the financial support of the Federation Jewish Charities of Milwaukee, the Settlement offered training in vocational and domestic skills, as well as classes in English, American history, and music. Kander believed that food was a powerful means of religious and cultural expression, and she used culinary reform to aid in the assimilation of immigrant girls and to introduce immigrant women to American consumer culture. Her involvement in the cooking classes led to the publication of The Settlement's own cookbook in 1901. In these excerpts, Kander defines the "Household Rules," offers recipes for cakes and cookies, and discusses appropriate foods for invalids. Her sub-text throughout these culinary and domestic instructions is about helping recent immigrants adjust to mainstream American culture.

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        The Catcher In The Rye

      A very nice copy with the original dustwrapper illustrated by Fritz Wegner.

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        A HALF-TIMBERED VILLAGE - PUFFIN BUILDING BOOK PC7, 8 and 9.

      Harmondsworth, Penguin Books Ltd, (1951). FIRST EDITION (1951), large oblong 4to, 270 x 382 mm, 10¾ x 14¾ inches, 3 volumes, complete set, colour illustrated paper wraps, general instructions inside upper cover. Notes and drawings by Margaret and Alexander Potter inside lower cover. Printed in colours on 1 side of the paper, a whole village to cut out and assemble. Staples slightly rusty otherwise all are clean and crisp, uncut and have never been folded, no inscriptions. Each volume priced in lower margin of upper cover at 4s 4d including 10d purchase tax. An excellent set, hard to find in any condition. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Lost Childhood and other Essays.

      London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1951. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author to fellow writer Norman Douglas, "Dear Norman This with my love. Thank you so much for the nostalgic picture postcard. Catherine and I both miss you a great deal" With Norman Douglas's ownership stamp on the front pastedown. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a few small closed tears. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A fine association linking these two great novelists and travel writers of the twentieth century. Norman Douglas is best known for his novel South Wind.However his travel books also combine erudition, insight, and some fine prose, which Greene drew upon for both his novels and travel books. These works include Siren Land (1911), Fountains in the Sand, described as 'rambles amongst the oases of Tunisia' (1912), Old Calabria (1915), Together (Austria) (1923) and Alone (Italy) (1921). In Michael Shelden's biography of Greene The Man Within he paints a vivid account of Greene's stay at Villa Rosaio in Anacapri, high above the Bay of Naples. It is, as Shelden points out, a difficult place to find and clearly an ideal retreat for a well known author like Greene. It was here that Greene struck up a close friendship with the author Norman Douglas, During the 1940s and 50s Greene and Douglas would often meet up and share dinners together and the two become close friends.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Zedlitz"). Wien, 7. XI. 1951 od. 1853.

      1951. 3 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. An eine Dame: "[...] Vor Allem freut es mich über Ihr und der Ihrigen Befindenaus Ihrem Schreiben alles Gute entnehmen zu können [...] In Betreff der [...] Angelegenheit von Ruff bin ich sehr gern erbötig, wenn er seine Statuette einschickt sie selbst an den Kaiser [...] so wie in die Ausstellung zu bringen. Für den Erfolg kann ich nicht einstehen, glaube aber nach dem Talent was Ruff besitzt gewiß eine sehr gute Aufnahme auguriren zu können [...]". - Nachdem Zedlitz, der Sohn eines fürstbischöflichen Amthauptmanns, die militärische Laufbahn eingeschlagen und als Oberleutnant und Ordonnanzoffizier u. a. 1809 an den Schlachten von Regensburg, Aspern und Deutsch Wagram teilgenommen hatte, quittierte er auf Wunsch seiner Familie seine militärische Laufbahn, ging zur Bewirtschaftung der eigenen Güter nach Ungarn, kehrte 1810 aber als Kammerherr nach Wien zurück und verkehrte dort in literarischen Zirkeln. 1836 verfaßte der u. a. mit Grillparzer befreundete Zedlitz den Text für die Kaiserhymne auf Ferdinand I., im Jahr darauf trat er in den Dienst der Staatskanzlei, verfaßte österreichfreundliche Artikel für die "Augsburger Zeitung" und war in diplomatischer Mission tätig. Sein literarisches Schaffen umfaßt neben Lyrischem vorwiegend Dramen. - Mit kleineren Randläsuren.

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        L'Année Scientifique et Industrielle ou Exposé Annuel des Travaux Scientifiques, des Inventions et des Principales Applications de la Science à l'Industrie et aux Arts, qui ont attiré l'attention publique en France et à l'étranger (42 volumes)

      Librairie Hachette et Cie, 1951-1857-1894 (série complète du vivant de l'auteur), 38 volumes de 115x185 mm environ+1 volume intitulé : Les applications de la science à l'industrie de 1856, publié avant l'année scientifique qui débute en 1857, +3 volumes intitulés : Découvertes Scientifiques, publié en 1951, de 400 à 70 pages par volumes, demi reliure à coins en veau havane ou fauve ou brune en fonction des volumes, dos à nerfs ornés de filets dorés, titres et tomaisons dorés, gardes marbrées, tranches finement mouchetées. Avec des cartes dépliantes en couleurs, des hors texte gravés, des plans. Frottements sur quelques coiffes coupes et coins, des rousseurs, léger manque de cuir sur une coiffe, un début de fente sur un mors, la teinte de la reliure varie d'intensité en fonction des volumes, les tranches et les cartonnages changent de couleurs, mais l'ensemble est homogène et bien conservé. Guillaume Louis Figuier, né à Montpellier le 15 février 1819 et mort le 8 novembre 1894 à Paris, 9ème, est un écrivain et vulgarisateur scientifique français.A sa mort en 1894 (38° année), LAnnée scientifique sera poursuivie par Emile Gautier jusquen 1913.Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        Captain Video; Master of the Stratosphere Movie Poster c1951

      Title: Captain Video; Master of the Stratosphere in 15 Thrilling Episodes Designer: Printer: W. E. Smith Ltd., Sydney</div><div>Year: 1951</div><div>Condition: light wrinkling &nbsp;lower right corner of margin; minimal detraction</div><div>Category: Movie memorabilia - space travel</div><div>Imagery of rocket ships, astronauts, and the amazing Captain Video and Ranger saving the universe. &nbsp; Columbia Pictures. &nbsp;Tinted Sequences by Cinecolor. &nbsp;</div>

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        Prince Caspian. The Return to Narnia. Illustrations by Pauline Baynes

      London: Geoffrey Bles, (1951). First edition, 8vo, 194, (2) pp. Coloured frontispiece and black and white illustrations in the text, map to front endpapers. Cloth, d.w., not price clipped, a little browned and marked, some mostly mild wear to extremities, very minor loss to spine ends and corners.

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        Bestie del 900

      Vallecchi, 1951. Rilegato mezza tela, sovracoperta (half-cloth binding, dust jacket) Illustrato con numerose tavole xilografiche originali a colori e xilo in nero nel testo di Mino Maccari. 8vo. pp. 164 (10). Ottimo (Fine). Prima edizione (First Edition).

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        Formes et Vie. Revue trimestrielle de synthèse des Arts. Comité de patronnage : Le Corbusier ; Didier Davros ; Albert Gleize ; Fernand Léger et Fredo Sides.

      N°1 et N°2, seuls parus (4e trimestre 1951 et 1er trimestre 1952).-N°1, in-folio à spirale métallique, couverture en couleurs de Maissonnier et Serralta de "L'atelier des bâtisseurs" de Le Corbusier ; 44 pp., articles de Michel Aimé, Le Corbusier, Louis Girerd, Fernand Léger, Beothy, Jean Gruner, Michel Ragon, Lou Bruder, Jean-Claude Sée (certains articles sont bilingues français-anglais).-N°2, in-folio, broché, couverture en couleur, textes de Lou Bruder, Pierre Balmain, André de Fougnières, Le Corbusier, Fernand Léger, Jacques Gandelin, H. Chastanet, Matila Ghyka, Jean Lutz et J.C. Sée ; deux pages consacrées à Jean Cocteau. Léger pli à la couverture du numéro 1 et petite déchirure sans perte au second plat, sinon bon état général.Le numéro 2 est neuf, avec la bande-annonce imprimée sur papier cristal avec une petite fente en bout.

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        Color postcard print inscribed of his painting "Musical score and Fruit" and signed. N. p., 1951.

      1951. 8vo. 1 p. To Monsieur Lionel Ancona.

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        Mes modèles à travers le monde ( l' Orient- Tahiti - les Amériques ).

      Chez L'auteur 1951. Enorme in-4 en feuilles. Couverture & 26 superbes illustrations de Fabiano en sanguine. Souvenirs de l' artiste. Un des 50 exemplaires hors commerce justifiés & signés par l'artiste. Dos légèrement bruni. Edition originale. Exceptionel exemplaire ornée de 13 magnifiques dessins originaux de Fabiano au crayon.Port gratuit pour la France ( En raison des nouvelles normes postales, les livres dont l'épaisseur dépasse les 3 cm seront expédiés obligatoirement en Colissimo avec un forfait ajouté de 5 € ) Port à la charge de l'Acheteur pour le reste du monde. Pour destinations extra-planétaire s'adresser à la NASA. Membre du Syndicat Lusitanien Amateurs Morues - Vente exclusivement par correspondance ! Le libraire ne reçoit que sur rendez-vous. Il est préférable de téléphoner avant tout déplacement.

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        End of the Affair, The

      London: William Heinemann, 1951. First Impression. Hardcover. Fine-/Fine-. First Issue, without the divisional numeral (and thus chapter division) of Book 2, VIII. 8vo: [6],237,[1]pp. Publisher's grey cloth, spine lettered in gilt, biege end papers, grey and white price-clipped typographic dust jacket. About Fine (mild lightening to spine); about Fine jacket (several miniscule closed tears). A most attractive copy. Wobbe A27a In the introduction to this novel in Introductions to Three Novels, Greene reminds the reader that The End of the Affair was one of his first attempts to use the first person. He also reports that Great Expectations and The Good Soldier were deeply influential in the novel's development. "From a technical standpoint, [The End of the Affair] is a masterful blend of diary entries, letters, and shifting viewpoints, yet from a religious standpoint, it is the most spiritually challenging record of obsessive jealousy and hate that Greene ever produced . . . The fourth of Greene?s explicitly Catholic novels, [it] in fact concerns a love triangle. It is also a kind of detective story, in which the mysterious third party, of whom Bendrix is so jealous, proves to be spiritual. Greene dedicated the novel to 'C.' [Lady Catherine Walston], with whom he was then having an affair." (Literary Encyclopedia) Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        The Catcher in the Rye

      London: Hamish Hamilton,, 1951. Octavo. Original blue boards, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. Spine darkened, mark to rear board. A very good copy in the jacket with some small chips to head and nicks to foot of spine, small closed tear to foot of rear panel, and some rubbing to extremities. First UK edition, first impression. It was originally published in the US earlier the same year.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Fabulous Redmen;: The Carlisle Indians and their famous football teams,

      J. Horace McFarland Co - B0007DZH5I J. Horace McFarland, 1951. Hard cover, first edition; signed and inscribed by author John Steckbeck and subject Jim Thorpe on the front flyleaf. The inscriptions read "To: Herman Halbert, How! John Steckbeck' below which Jim Thorpe has written 'Me too Jim Thorpe.' VG condition in VG- dust jacket which has a bit of minor edge wear. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Turgid Tomes]
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        MES MODÈLES A TRAVERS LE MONDE : Paris, Les Amériques, L'Orient, Tahiti. Souvenirs d'un dessinateur avec vingt-six dessins sanguines hors texte.

      Se trouve chez l'auteur, 1951 1 fort volume in-8 (25 x 16 cm), 349 pages, en feuilles sous emboîtage de l'éditeur avec une reproduction en couleur contrecollée sur le premier plat (plis, déchirures marginales). Suite en noir. 4 dessins originaux (3 annoncés à la justification du tirage). Signé et numéroté par l'artiste. Emboîtage usagé, intérieur très frais. Quelques rousseurs. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. TIRAGE A 350 EXEMPLAIRES. CELUI-CI, 1 DES 50 EXEMPLAIRES DE TÊTE SUR VÉLIN DE RIVES AVEC 4 DESSINS ORIGINAUX (au lieu des 3 annoncés). Fabien Coup dit « de Fréjac », connu sous le nom de Fabien Fabiano est un peintre et illustrateur français, né le 10 octobre 1882 à Lamballe en Bretagne, et mort en juin 1962 à Paris. Descendant d'une famille de marins (son trisaïeul était corsaire, son grand-père commandait le Cap-hornier Le Grand Pacifique), il était peu destiné à devenir un peintre de la femme. « Mais je touche quand même à la marine, expliquera-t-il, en ce sens que dans ma famille, c'est moi qui ai fait naufrage en faisant du dessin ». Autocritique de peu de fondement puisque Fabien Fabiano connut entre les deux guerres une immense réputation : Gaston Derys le comparait à Daumier et à Gavarni, André Thérive le qualifiait de « peintre sérieux de frivolités, comme le furent Fragonard et Lancret ». Enfant, il passe ses vacances dans le petit port de Dahouët, poursuit ses études à Saint-Servan et puis fait son service militaire à Saint-Malo. En 1900, il s'installe à Paris où il suit les cours de l'atelier préparatoire de l'École des beaux-arts. Il fréquente l'académie Colarossi et prend des cours avec Mucha. Mais c'est en tant que dessinateur humoristique qu'il se fait d'abord remarquer. Il ne tarde pas à publier dans les plus grands magazines : La Vie parisienne, Le Rire, Fantasio, Journal amusant, Life, New York Tribune, Match, France-Soir, etc. Une relative aisance matérielle lui permet alors de s'échapper de Montmartre et de rechercher ses modèles en Orient, à Tahiti et dans les Amériques. (Source : Wikipédia). LES 4 DESSINS ORIGINAUX AU FUSAIN ET SANGUINE REPRÉSENTENT TOUS DES NUS FÉMININS.

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        A CHANGE OF WORLD

      New Haven: Yale University Press, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Beautiful copy in a similar, price-clipped dustwrapper. Foreword by W. H. Auden. Rich's first book as an adult (though barely: she was a 21-year-old college student), preceded by two rare juvenile publications. This first printing consisted of only 551 copies.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Type and Stick at The Hammer Creek Press.

      New York: At the Sign of the Turtle, printed by John S. Fass at The Hammer Creek Press, 1951. Printed in an unspecified but very limited number. Turtle device on title page and label on cover by Burt Carnes. Every page with ornaments and illustrations and type printed in red, yellow, blue and black oInn Whitehead & Alliger's Arak Paper. Pp.35. 170 x 107 mms., original brown paper wrappers over thin boards with paper label device of the press on the front cover. An immaculate copy in the original card slipcase with printed paper label. A spectacular display of Fass's decorative designs.

      [Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS]
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        Bushire (N.H-39, fourth edition). Tehran (N.I-39, third edition). [London], Geographical Section, General Staff, 1951.

      1951. Silk-printed colour map, 1:1,000,000. 68 x 62 cm. Classed as "Restricted", this Ordnance Survey map, printed on fabric to sustain extreme conditions of weather and handling, shows the northern end of the Gulf from the Saudi Arabian border and Kuwait, the Shatt Al Arab with Khorramshahr, and the Iranian coastline to Bushire and beyond. The reverse shows the area north of this, including Isfahan and Tehran. - Very rare; in clean and apparently unused condition. Folded. OCLC 249320989.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        Battle of The Little Big Horn 1876. The Official Record Of A Court Of Inquiry Convened At Chicago, Illinois, January 13, 1879, By The President Of The United States Upon The Request Of Major Marcus A. Reno, 7th U.S. Cavalry To ... (Truncated)

      W. A. Graham, Pacific Palisades, California, 1951. 1st Edition. Limited Edition of 125 copies of which this is copy number 113. With a signed slip by W. A. Graham., 1951, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fine Condition, First Edition. Full Book Title: Battle of The Little Big Horn 1876. The Official Record Of A Court Of Inquiry Convened At Chicago, Illinois, January 13, 1879, By The President Of The United States Upon The Request Of Major Marcus A. Reno, 7th U.S. Cavalry To Investigate His Conduct At The Battle Of Little Big Horn, June 25-26, 1876. With An Introductory Chapter By Colonel W. A. Graham. Large Folio (13 x 8.5). Limited edition statement page, with brief separate mimeographed signed slip, title page, introductory chapter (9 pages), appendix (2 pages), plus 575 pages of Inquiry transcripts, including title to proceedings, 2 page index, 1 page explanatory note, 11 exhibits. Printed by mimeograph process, single sides throughout. In splendid bright clean condition. The printing is crisp and clear, the pages nice and white. Bound in original brown cloth, gilt lettered, edges speckled. Altogether in fine condition. The court record was unpublished until this version in 1951, the Judge Advocate General did not even release the papers to the National Archives until 1941. This is the most extensive record of eyewitness accounts with almost all the surviving Officers of the Battle giving testimony along with some of the enlisted men and civilians. The chief virtue of this Edition is its comprehensive coverage and the opportunity that it provides to any researcher to fully understand how the Battle was perceived by those who survived it. One of the most important publications relating to the Custer disaster. Luther High Spot No. 45. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; General Custer; General Custer. Inventory No: 232279.

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        The War Speeches of the Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill. Compiled by Charles Eade. [Definitive Edition. Complete set]. THE DEFINITIVE EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPERS

      Cassell, 1951[-52-52] - 3 vols., roy. 8vo., First Edition, with titles in red and black; original navy buckram, gilt backs, one volume with three pinholes in backstrip else a very good, bright, clean set in price-clipped dustwrapper, the wrappers lightly spotted and chipped at head and tails of backstrips. With personal bookplate on front paste-downs of first two volumes, and small trade stamp on front free endpaper of third volume. The definitive edition, with five additional speeches not present in the wartime volumes and a much-needed index. Only 4740 sets were printed. ICS A136a; Woods A136. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books]
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        A Stevenson Library

      - New Haven - Yale University, 1951 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. A complete set of this catalogue of the writings of Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated withforty-six plates and facsimiles,many of which are tipped-in(collated complete). Containing:Volume I: Printed Books, Pamphlets, Broadsides, Etc. Volume II: Printed Books, Pamphlets, Broadsides, Etc. Volume III: Autograph Letters by Robert Louis Stevenson and his WifeVolume IV: Letters To and About Robert Louis StevensonVolume V: Manuscripts by Robert Louis Stevenson and OthersVolume VI: Addenda and CorrigendaDesigned by Carl Purington Rollins and limited to 500 copies. Issued on Yale's two hundred and fiftieth anniversaryComplete in six volumes. Condition: In navy cloth bindings. Externally, generally smart,with justsome minor marks and some slight bumping. Internally, firmly bound. Ink signatures to front free-endpaper. Pages are bright, though with some slight marginal browning and offsetting from the plates. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Lie Down in Darkness [Inscribed Association Copy w/ TNS]

      Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis 1951 - Styron's first book, inscribed to the writer Jonathan Carroll: "with best wishes/ William Styron/ 27 September 1971/ (Twenty years, to the month, after publication)." The date is also nine years before Carroll's first published book, The Land of Laughs. Laid in is a typed note signed by Styron in which he agrees to the signing; based on the address, Carroll would have been an English teacher at the time, in North Carolina. The book is unevenly sunned on the cloth and bears a few small stains; very good in a jacket with modest edge wear including one edge tear, and a vertical crease to the spine; still very good. The note is folded, else fine, with a chipped mailing envelope included. A nice association copy of an important first novel. Forty years after this inscription, on the occasion of Styron's death in 2011, Carroll wrote a blog post on his website, referring to Styron as a "great American novelist." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA (Lopezbooks)]
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        12 BLATTER (Original - Handzeichnungen vervielfaltigt im Rotaprint - verfahren)

      ART CLUB, WIEN 1951 - Cartella illustrata con 12 tavole b/n di cm. 20 x 30 - 11 su fogli volanti + 1 sulla copertina della cartella firmate in lastra e a matita dall'Artista riunite nella cartella con un colophon contrassegnato con il n. III e firmato (non dichiarata la tiratura totale) - All'interno della cartella sono presenti altre 4 tavole non citate nel colophon firmate solo in originale a matita dall'Artista - tutte in ottimo stato - Kurt Moldovan (22 Giugno 1918 / 16 settembre 1977 a Vienna) è stato un pittore austriaco e grafico . All'età di 20 anni iniziò a studiare l'uso e la rappresentazione grafica sulla Scuola di Arti Applicate di Vienna (oggi l'Università di Arti Applicate ) . Nel 1945 si iscrive all'Accademia di Vienna della Belle Kunstein master class di Sergius Pauser e ha visitato il Abendakt Herbert Boeckl . Moldovan era un membro fondatore della sezione austriaca del Art Club . Nel 1949 ha ricevuto il Premio della Società per la Promozione di Arte Moderna ha partecipato alla Biennale di Venezia ( 1950) Sao Paulo ( 1954) e in Austria al padiglione all'Esposizione Mondiale di Bruxelles nel 1958

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        Enciclopedia italiana - 44 volumi

      istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, 1951. UsatoAccettabile Copertina: Molto buone Pagine: Molto buone italiano

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        Les Week-end De Saint-Ouen. Illustrations En Couleurs De Grau Sala.

      Aux Dépens D'un Groupe d'Amateurs, Paris 1951 - 123 pp. - 2 hojas en muy buen papel de hilo. Muy cuidada impresión. Con 28 preciosos dibujos a color, 6 en lámina, todos en litografía original. Edición única de 215 ejemplares. (nº64) Encuadernación firmada por Manuel Bueno a media piel. Lomera lisa con el título al oro. Corte superior dorado. Size: 33 X 26,5 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUÀRIA]
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        Opera omnia. A cura di Edoardo e Duilio Susmel

      La Fenice, 1951-1962. in-8 35 voll

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        GOOD SHABBOS EVERYBODY

      SENDAK, MAURICE. (SENDAK,MAURICE)illus. GOOD SHABBOS, EVERYBODY by Robert Garvey. United Synagogue Commission (1951). 4to, pictorial boards, slight rubbing to corners and top and bottom of spine, else fine. 1st edition. Illustrated with color pictorial covers, pictorial endpapers and with color or black & white illustrations on every page by Sendak (with Leonard Weisgard as Art Consultant). This is a particularly bright and clean copy.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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