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        THE PREPARATION OF PROGRAMS FOR AN ELECTRONIC DIGITAL COMPUTER

      Cambridge: Addson-Welsley Press, Inc, 1951. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. Octavo. With special reference to the EDSAC and the uses of a library of subroutines. 167, (2)pp, Bound in original cloth. This was the first textbook written on the subject of computers, computer programming and software. Wilkes, Director of the Mathematical Laboratory of the University of Cambridge, designed and built the EDSAC-the first storage program computer with the assistance of Wheeler and Gill for Cambridge University. A fine copy with neat owner's name on front free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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         Le ramassage du café au Brésil.

      1951 Ensemble de 5 aquarelles originales sur papier (env. 41 x 29 cm.) signées et légendées par E. D. Galli. - La cueillette des cerises de café - Le ramassage des cerises de café dans les grands draps - La cueillette du café - Le séchage mis en tas des cerises de café - Pesage et entassage du café

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Bail]
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        PUISSANCES DE PARIS

      LES BIBLIOPHILES DU PALAIS, 1951. Exemplaire numéroté, tirage limité à 200 exemplaires. 18 eaux-fortes d'André Lhote. Impression 2 couleurs.Textes de Jules Romains. Sommaire: les rues (Laferrière, Soufflot, du Havre, Royale, Montmartre), les places (de l'Europe, de la Trinité, de l'Etoile, de la Bastille, des Vosges), les squares (Cluny, Montmartre, Parmentier) suivis de quelques scènes typiquement parisiennes: le manège de cycles, la foule au cinématographe, le rassemblement devant la baraque, le bal du 14 juillet, le bateau-mouche. 17 cahiers sur velin du Marais filigrané, couverture à rabats et emboîtage cartonné.121 pages, dimensions 24,5 X 32,5cm. Très bon état de l'ensemble.

      [Bookseller: L'Île au Trésor]
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        Alpha Iota Chapter of Theta Sigma Phi. Yearbook 1950-1951. [Cover title]: AI: Nineteen Fifty - Nineteen Fifty-one

      (Long Beach, California): Alpha Iota Chapter of Theta Sigma Phi. 1951. Oblong folio. Measuring 19.5" x 8.25". Plastic spiral bound handpainted and hand-lettered card covers with plastic overlay. Light edgewear, a few of the affixed elements (probably photographs) are lacking, a couple of others have become loose or detached, but otherwise nice and near fine. A completely handmade, well-designed, and very attractive yearbook made for a sorority chapter, in Long Beach, California, probably at Los Angeles-Orange County State College (now California State University, Long Beach). A long introductory poem about the Chapter's activities is signed "R.P.L." which seems to indicate the member Rosemary Leal who is listed elsewhere in the book. Each page has been carefully and artfully handlettered, usually with affixed photographs, invitations to events, clippings, or letters indicating the various activities of the sorority. The yearbook highlights chapter events, both locally and nationally, service activities that the sorority participated in: Red Cross, March of Dimes, Christmas Seals, etc., and many others: bridal showers and engagement parties, dances, fashion shows, excursions, Mother's Day events, a Gold Rush 49ers-theme pledge party, a Lone Ranger and Tonto "mock initiation," Halloween Party, etc.Los Angeles-Orange County State College was founded in 1949, so presumably this would shed some light on the very early days of the institution. Considering the amount of labor that went into the yearbook, it seems likely that this appealing artifact is unique . .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Over het werk van Corneille gevolgd door een gedicht. (Met 5 originele linoleumsneden van de schilder).

      (Amsterdam), Kunsthandel Martinet en Michels, (1951). 12,0 x 16,0 cm. Geniet met transparant omslag. (24) p. Gedrukt in een oplage van 200 genummerde exemplaren. 1e druk. Langwerpige hap uit het transparante omslag. Keurig exemplaar.* Nummer 94 met handgeschreven, gesigneerde opdracht van Corneille onder het colofon: 'Voor Paul Citroën [sic]/ in vriendschap gegeven/ Corneille/ Schiedam/ 20 juni 56'. Bij het schrijven van de opdracht haperde de pen van Corneille, vandaar dat de opdracht in zowel zwarte inkt als balpen geschreven is. In de originele, door Corneille beschreven en vanuit Parijs verstuurde envelop. BHC 9.B.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas HOLTHUIS]
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        The Great Beast. The Life of Aleister Crowley (With The Scarce Promotional Band, Book Flyer and a Signed Letter By The Author) Rider : 1951

      The First UK Printing published by Rider in 1951. The BOOK is in near Fine Condition. A little pushing at the spine ends. Mild offsetting to the end papers. Light toning to the text block with a few small darker marks to the lower text-block. Free from inscriptions and erasures. The fragile paper WRAPPER is price-clipped and is in Very Good+ condition. Edge-wear with a little loss at the upper front fold and spine head. Nicks and closed tears to the rear cover and upper spine and lower rear spine fold. Two small rubbed areas to the rear cover. The rare Promotional Band is complete and is in Very Good++ condition with some spotting and creasing in places. The Band has the comments: 'The Wickedest man in the world', 'The king of depravity' et al. The wrapper and band look very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover . The book is accompanied by a Flyer for another Symonds' title ' The Magic of Aleister Crowley' and also a letter Signed by John Symonds dated 1958. In this letter Symonds details how to access Crowley's work. He finishes the letter : '.The only way to build up a collection of Crowleyana is to have plenty of money and bid for the items when they come up in Sotherby's!.'. The first of Symonds' four biographical books of Crowley which introduced readers to 'The Great Beast'. The book also includes, as an appendix, Gerald Yorke's ground-breaking Bibliography of Crowley. Symonds met Crowley a year before his death in 1947 and was named his literary executor. He was fascinated yet quite critical of his subject, leading Crowley's personal secretary Israel Regardie to label him 'that most hostile biographer'. Very scarce with such attributes. More images available on request. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

      [Bookseller: Ashton Rare Books ABA PBFA]
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        Sammlung von 209 Druckvorlagen

      - - Enthält: original Werbeentwürfe u. a. für: Briefmarken Bartels in Braunschweig / Plakat-Gebrauchsgrafik International Advertising Art. Phönix-Verlag Berlin / Posthornreiter auf springendem Pferd für die Deut. Post / Karte vom Landkreis Celle / zahlreiche Vorlagen für Hostmann-Steinberg-Druckerfarben, Celle / Musterkataloge: Schwarzwe Druckfarben. Offsetfarben,.Bunte Farben. Blechdruckfarben für Außenplakate. Bunte Rotationsfarben. Normalfarben. Tonfarben. Druck- und farbtechnische Kartei. Wellpappenfarben. Formulardruckfarben. Anilindruckfarben für Kraftpapiere. Hochglanz-Farben / sowie Reklamekalender in orig. Karton für die Jahre 1951, 1952, 1954, 1955 - Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 9975 3 Originale, signiert von Günther Meinders (Drucker und Grafiker), (ca. 1947 - 1960), sowie 12 Musterkataloge und 4 Jahreskalender [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat]
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        Les bucoliques. Texte latin et version française.

      Paris, Philippe Gonin, 1951.3 volumes in-folio en feuilles, le premier de [8]-111-[17] pages, couverture rempliée imprimée en noir, sous chemise et étui, titre au dos de la chemise, les deux suivants sous couvertures rempliées illustrées respectivement en noir et en rouge, rassemblées sous une chemise et un étui, titre au dos de la chemise. L'étui du volume de texte est parsemé de rousseurs, le papier du fond en a disparu. Illustré de 80 bois gravés originaux de Lucile Passavant, repris en 2 suites, donc un total de 240 estampes. En français, avec le texte latin en regard. Tirage limité à 200 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé filigrané Maillol-Gonin, le nôtre portant le numéro 138. Accompagné de deux suites des bois, l'une en noir, l'autre en rouge.

      [Bookseller: La Librairie Ancienne Alexandre Illi Bom]
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        10 (4 eigenh. und 6 ms.) Briefe mit U. sowie eine Portraitphotographie mit eh. Widmung und U. Paris, Santa Monica, und New York, 1951 bis 1974.

      1951. Zusammen 12¼ SS. auf 14 Bll. Verschiedene Formate. Die Photographie i. F. 201:125 mm. Mit einer Beilage (s. u.). Freundschaftliche Korrespondenz mit dem Filmregisseur und -produzenten George Cukor (1899-1983), u. a. über Colettes Novelle "Gigi", die von ihr für die Bühne bearbeitet wurde: "This is not what I consider a final draft of Gigi, by any means, for there is plenty of work to be done on it. But I do feel it is at a stage where I should proceed according to the ideas of the director. My own concept of the play is that the whole thing should be in the mood of a rather naughty Valentine and that it must definitely have a girl in the title role who can emerge as a star. (Mind you, I do think that the part will give any actress plenty of scope and opportunity.) Another idea I have is this - - If it were a possibility that Bethel Leslie could play Gigi, it might also be a possibility that Helen Hayes would play Aunt Alicia. I know that Helen has been considering to do a play with Bethel, should the right one come along. So this might be it [...]" (a. d. Br. v. 3. IV. 1951). - Tatsächlich sollte "Gigi" dann jedoch mit der damals noch unbekannten Audrey Hepburn in der Hauptrolle besetzt werden und ebnete dieser dann ihren Weg zum Debüt auf der Leinwand. - Die Photographie mit einem hübschen Schultersück in S/W; beiliegend ein ms. Briefdurchschlag an Jerry Bressler von der Columbia Pictures Corp. (2½ SS. auf 3 Bll.): "Love to my twin brother from | Anita". - Aus der Sammlung Charles Williamson und Tucker Fleming.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        The Day of the Triffids.

      London, Michael Joseph, 1951 - Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in full green morocco, titles and box design to spine gilt, rule to boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. First edition, first impression. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        A CHANGE OF WORLD

      Yale University Press, New Haven 1951 - 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. Beautiful copy in a similar, price-clipped dustwrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1951. First American Edition. First Printing, preceding (and textually different from) the British edition published by Michael Joseph the same year. Octavo (20.5cm); blue-gray cloth, with titles stamped in green on spine; dustjacket; 222pp. Hint of offset to front endpaper, else Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $2.50), with light rubbing to spine ends and corners. The author's best-known work, a catastrophe novel about Londoners stricken with blindness due to a cosmic phenomenon, and wave of large, intelligent, carnivorous plants taking over the city. An attractive copy of a science fiction highspot, making all of the important lists, and basis for several film adaptations.

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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        L'âge du cinéma N°4/5

      - L'âge du cinéma, Paris Septembre 1951, 22x16cm, agrafé. - Prima edizione a stampa 200 ex di lusso numerate e stampate su carta rose.Couvertures argentee illustré.Contributions primo piatto A. Breton, G. Goldfayn, R. Benayoun, Man Ray, B. Peret, J. Schuster, F. Valorbe La nostra copia è arricchita ... firmando tutti ben contributeurs.Ouvrage completare i suoi 5 filmomanies symptomatiques.Agréable e copia rara. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à 200 exemplaires de luxe numérotés et imprimés sur papier rose. Couvertures argentées, premier plat illustré. Contributions de A. Breton, G. Goldfayn, R. Benayoun, Man Ray, B. Péret, J. Schuster, F. Valorbe... Notre exemplaire est enrichi de la signature de tous les contributeurs. Ouvrage bien complet de ses 5 filmomanies symptomatiques. Agréable et rare exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Bestie del 900., Con tavole incise in nero e a colori di Mino Maccari.

      Vallecchi, Firenze 1951 - 8°; pp. 165 non num. 6, con complessivi 50 linoleum originali di Maccari, 16 in nero nel testo e 30 a colori f.testo, inoltre due ai piatti e due alla sovraccoperta. Ril. m.tela edit. con titoli al dorso e piatti illustrati, sovraccoperta illustrata con lievi tracce d'uso e piccole mende ma linoleum integri. Eccezionale esemplare in cui tutte le 46 grafiche interne al volume sono state firmate a matita dall'Artista; ci sono note solo alcune rarissime copie con le firma autografe. Edizione originale. Cfr. Gambetti-Vezzosi; Meloni-Maccari 439-486.(Vedi riproduz.)Num. catalogo: 249 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Prandi]
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        Quinze jours avec la mort

      - Plon, Paris 1951, 14,5x20cm, relié. - Prima edizione, uno dei 35 ex numerata in Olanda, Deluxe Edition. Bellissimo esemplare, testimoni conservati. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 35 ex numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête. Bel exemplaire, témoins conservés.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Requiem For A Nun (Signed/Limited)

      Random House, 1951 One of 750 numbered copies SIGNED by Faulkner.  A SUPERB copy that appears to be unread!Additional photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Bob's Rare Books]
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        Requiem for a Nun

      New York: Random House, 1951 - First Edition; one of 750 numbered copies signed by Faulkner. Contemporary gift inscription; very good. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        AIR FRANCE AMERIQUE DU NORD

      Date : 1951 Dimensions : 63x100cm Imp : Perceval, Paris Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en très bon état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin livres anciens affiches ]
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        Sätze für Zeitgenossen. Titel und 4 Blatt Typoskriptdurchschlag + 1 weisses Blatt. Mit handschriftlicher Mitteilung, datiert und signiert.

      19.5., (Festi). 1951 - (Festi). 19.5. 1951. A4. Typoskriptdurchschlag der Aphorismensammlung mit 34 Aphorismen. Titel in Schreibmaschine mit handschriftlichem Zusatz "Mit grosser Entschuldigung für die Nachtstörung, Fritz Dürrenmatt, 19.5.51". - Ein weiterer Durchschlagl des Typoskripts befindet sich im Schweizer Literaturarchiv. - Gedruckt erschinen die Aphorismen im Band "Theater-Schriften und Reden" 1966. - Mit 3 Klammern geheftet. Sprache: N

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        The Bahrein Islands (750-1951). A contribution to the study of Power Politics in the Persian Gulf. An historical, economic, and geogra[p]hical survey. New York, Verry, Fisher & Co., 1951.

      1951. 8vo. 128 pp. With printed portrait frontispiece (Salman ibn Hamad Al Khalifa, The Sheik of Bahrein), 3 plates (including a colour plate of the Bahrain flag), and a printed map. Contemp. red cloth with printed cover label and giltstamped spine title. Fundamental 1950s study of Bahrain's geography, history, and politics. Includes selected bibliography and an appendix of documents. OCLC 402008. Not in Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        Army Regulations for the United States Army, 1938 through 1951, including Uniforms, with Changes

      Washington DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1951. Hardcover. Good + overall. A thick binder of United States Army regulations, mostly pertaining to uniforms, flags, colors, awards, insignia, badges, with many illustrations throughout. The binder was a working copy belonging to N.S. Meyer, Inc. of New York City, a long time supplier of military insignia. Nathan S. Meyer established his business in New York City in 1906 and remained there until 2000; the company was then acquired by Vanguard, another military goods supplier. Meyer was the maker of the collectible World War II Army Air Corps wings. The binder consists of a total of 45 documents, consisting of 29 Army Regulations and 16 Changes, from 1938, through 1951. With the following regulation numbers and dates: AR 55-380, Transportation Corps, Dec 31, 1942; AR 60-10, Exchange Service, May 10, 1950; AR 80-20: Special Services, March 10, 1947; AR 210-50: Installations, Dec 9, 1949; AR 210-53: Installations, Oct 18, 1949; AR 210-65: Posts, Camps and Stations, Dec 29, 1947; AR 210-65 Changes 8, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, Dec 29, 1947; AR 210-65 Posts, Camps and Stations, June 12, 1945; AR 210-65: Posts Camps and Stations, June 1, 1944; AR 350-3300: Military Education, Change 1, Jan 16, 1946; AR 260-10: Flags, Colors and Standards, Oct 25, 1949, Changes 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1; AR 260-10, Oct 25, 1944; AR 600-10, Change 3; AR 260-15: Changes 5, 4, 2, 1; AR 600-35: Change 10; AR 260-15, May 16, 1947 (repair with sticky tape made at p 23 of this regulation); Circular No. 102, April 22, 1947; Circular No. 92, April 9, 1947; SR 600-32-1, Articles & types of uniforms for male personnel, 11 April 1951; AR 600-38, Personnel: Dress Uniforms for Officers & Warrant Officers, August 17, 1938; SR 600-38-1, 24 March 1950; SR 600-38-1 10 December 1948; AR 600-35: Change 12, 11, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1; AR 600-35, 31 March 1944 (with emblems cut out at p47 and at p65); a second copy of AR 600-35, also dated 31 March 1944 (with emblems cut out at p49 - 51); AR 600-36, Change 1; AR 600-36, 8 April 1948; AR 600-36, 25 Feb 1944; AR 600-37: Changes 8, 7, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 27 May 1949; AR 600-37, Personnel: Prescribed Uniform, Women Personnel of the Army, 16 April 1945; AR 600-39: Personnel: Prescribed Uniform, Women's Army Corps, 4 August, 1944; AR 600-40: Changes 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 3, 2, 1, 12 September 1949; AR 600-40, 31 March 1944; AR 600-45: Change 10; AR 600-68, Personnel: Good Conduct Medal, May 4, 1943 (with one medal cut out, and with N. S. Meyer equipment card stapled in); AR 600-75: Change 2; AR 600-80, 25 February 1943; AR 600-90: Change 2, 1; AR 600-90, 3 July 1946 (2 copies, same date); AR 600-90: Change 2; AR 615-290: Enlisted Personnel, 26 September 1950; AR 615-363: Change 4, Enlisted Men: Release From Active Duty; AR 775-50: Change 1; AR 850-150: Change 3, 2; AR 850-150, 18 September 1944; AR 850-250: Regulations for State Guard, 21 September 1943; and AR 915-10: State Guards, 14 May 1951. Green cloth Remington Rand Binder, title handwritten in red at front cover ("USA") no title at binder spine. Internally, a few pages loose; pages with excisions; marginal notations; N. S. Meyer Inc. stamps throughout. This was a working copy, frequently consulted.

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        The End of the Affair.

      London: William Heinemann, 1951. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Jerry Shestack from Graham Greene." The recipient Jerry Shestack was a distinguished American Jurist, President of the American Bar Association and United States ambassador to the United Nations Commission on Civil Rights. Light shelfwear, near fine in a near fine dust jacket with some light toning to the spine. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Originally published in 1951, The End of the Affair was acclaimed by William Faulkner as "for me one of the best, most true and moving novels of my time, in anybody's language."

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        French Country Cooking.

      London: Macdonald,, 1951. Decorated by John Minton. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine gilt on brown ground. With the John Minton dust jacket. Frontispiece, vignette title and illustrations throughout by John Minton. A couple of spots of foxing to edges of text block; an excellent copy in the jacket with nicks to spine ends and tips. First edition of the author's landmark second book, written while rationing was still in force. David (1913?1992) taught herself Mediterranean-style cooking while living abroad during the early 1940s, and in 1949 she began writing a food column for Harper's Bazaar. Her first book was published to wide acclaim the following year, and she is now recognised for her profound influence on British culinary culture.

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        [Maquette / Tapuscrit / Dessins / Gravures / Lavis] Clochers de Provence

      1951Sl, Maurice Darantière, sd [1951]. 29 x 20 cm, in-4, 36 ff. n. ch. dont 12 eaux-fortes hors texte; en feuilles sous couverture blanche rempliée et illustrée. Edition originale. L'un des 200 exemplaires sur vélin du Marais, seul papier (n° 108). (Inconnu de Monod.) On joint à l'exemplaire : 1/ La maquette de l'ouvrage, due à Claude Frégnac, comportant 10 dessins à l'encre bleue sur papier calque, contrecollés (les dessins des deux derniers clochers n'ont jamais été contrecollés). 2/ 16 feuillets d'essais d'impression, comportant 7 épreuves hors texte. 3/ Pour chacun des douze clochers, le tapuscrit, ainsi que les documents suivants : a) Vaisons-la-Romaine : dessin à l'encre de Chine sur papier calque, 1 épreuve de l'état définitif, b) Saint-Véran-de-Cavaillon : dessin à encre de Chine sur papier calque, 1 épreuve de l'état définitif, c) Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer : dessin à l'encre de Chine sur papier calque, 1 épreuve à grandes marges justifiée épreuve d'artiste, d) Viviers : dessin à l'encre de Chine sur papier calque, 1 épreuve à grandes marges du premier état, 1 épreuve de l'état définitif, e) Saint-Honorat-des-Alyscamps : dessin à l'encre de Chine sur papier calque, 1 épreuve à grandes marges du premier état, 1 épreuve de l'état définitif, f) Géménos : 1 épreuve du premier état justifiée épreuve d'artiste et paraphée, 4 épreuves de l'état définitif, g) Alès : dessin à l'encre de Chine sur papier calque, 2 épreuves du premier état dont l'une justifiée épreuve d'artiste, h) Le Thoronet, une épreuve du premier état justifiée épreuve d'artiste et paraphée, i) Moustiers-Sainte-Marie : un dessin à l'encre de Chine, rehaussé au lavis, sur papier Canson, paraphé, 1 épreuve du premier tirage, justifié épreuve d'artiste, 1 épreuve du premier état, 1 épreuve de l'état définitif justifiée épreuve d'artiste, j) Saint-Tropez : 1 épreuve du premier tirage, justifié épreuve d'artiste, k) Saint-Gilles-du-Gard : 2 dessins à l'encre de Chine sur papier calque, le premier correspondant à une gravure finalement rejetée et entièrement recommencée, deux états de cette estampe, le deuxième justifié épreuve d'artiste, 1 épreuve de l'état définitif, tel que finalement retenu, l) Le Thor : dessin à l'encre de Chine sur papier calque, 1 épreuve de l'état définitif. 4/ Un dessin à l'encre de Chine sur papier calque représentant l'Eglise St-Laurent de Salon-de-Provence (aucune gravure correspondant à cette étude, finalement non choisie pour le livre). 5/ Un dessin à l'encre de Chine sur papier calque représentant l'Eglise Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde à Marseille (idem que 4/). 6/ Un dessin à l'encre de Chine sur papier calque représentant la cathédrale d'Embrun, une épreuve du premier état et une autre du 2e état, justifiées épreuve d'artiste et paraphées (Embrun ne fut finalement pas retenu pour le livre). 7/ 2 paires d'estampes représentant des églises que nous ne sommes pas parvenus à identifier. Cet ensemble exceptionnel constitue un témoignage particulièrement intéressant de la genèse d'un livre illustré. Elève d'André Favory, Lily Rossignol est peintre de paysages, de nus et de fleurs. Son travail de graveur semble peu connu et peu abondant. Les eaux-fortes jointes, tirées par l'artiste elle-même, et non, comme dans l'ouvrage imprimé, par Roger Lacourière, sont beaucoup plus profondes que dans ce dernier. Quelques traces de rouille laissées par des trombones dans les marges de certaines estampes. Pour le reste, parfait.

      [Bookseller: Julien Mannoni livres anciens]
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        The Fear of God

      Garden City: Doubleday, 1951 - Later printing. Very good in a mended dust jacket. The author was an Irish born priest who was a successful promoter of Evangelical Catholicism, holding mass rallies and using mass media as part of his ÒFamily Rosary Crusade.Ó Especially popular in Latin America, he tied himself closely to the C.I.A., an overly cozy relationship that he was eventually forced to abandon. He was criticized for leading a lavish lifestyle, but claimed that this was due to the generosity of his friends in Hollywood, and not at his insistence or request. This copy has been signed on the endpapers by many of those Hollywood actors and personalities, including Art Linkletter, Elinor Donahue, James Gleason, Jane Withers Moss (her married name at the time), Francis X. Bushman, Ward Bond, Rosalind Russell, Van Johnson, Charles Boyer, Ricardo Montalban and his sister-in-law, Loretta Young. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Complete Foundation Trilogy Stated First's, 1st Editions HBDJ's

      complete The Foundation Trilogy by Isaac Asimov. All Three books are Stated First Edition's. "Foundation" First Edition, 1951, Second State. It is believed that they did 5,000 first state books and 2,000 second state. This second state copy is slightly thinner than the first state. There is a small previous owners name on the inside front board. It is hidden by the dust jacket flap. There is no writing in the other two books. Pages are clean. The pages are all evenly age toned. The facsimile first state dust jackets are all protected in Demco Mylars. "Foundation and Empire," 1952, has red boards and the black nebula insignia on the front board and black lettering to spine. "Second Foundation," 1953, has very clean boards and is square. Hinges are solid on all books. This set will be padded and shipped well boxed. Shipping for this will be Priority Mail only.

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        Karl May\'s gesammelte Werke - Band 3-41, 43-64, 66-74

      Bamberg, Karl May Verlag, Unterschiedliche Auflage. Unterschiedliche Auflagen 25000 Seiten Leinen Bei den Bänden bis zur Nr. 74 fehlen in diesen Angebot die Nr. 1, 2, 42 und 65. Alle Bücher sind in einem tadellosen, sehr guten Zustand. Die Einbände sind lediglich auf Grund des Alters geringfügig verfärbt, wie die Seiten und Schnittkanten auch. Bücher stammen aus Nichtraucherhaushalt und sind in einem durchweg tadellosen Zustand. Für einen Sammler etwas fürs Auge. Folgende Bücher: Band1 FEHLTBand2 FEHLTBand3 Von Bagdad nach Stambul, 1951, 750. TausendBand4 In den Schluchten des Balkan, 1949, 758. TausendBand5 Durch das Land der Skipetaren, 1951, 827. TausendBand6 Der Schut, 1952, 796. TausendBand7 Winnetou I, 1951, 1474. TausendBand8 Winnetou II, 1951, 1519. TausendBand9 Winnetou III, 1951, 1438. TausendBand 10 Sand des Verderbens, 1952, 368. TausendBand 11 Am Stillen Ozean, 1954, 482. TausendBand 12 Am Rio de la Plata, 1952, 772. TausendBand 13 In den Kordilleren, 1952, 478. TausendBand 14 Old Surehand I, 1949, 1333. TausendBand 15 Old Surehand II, 1949, 1026. TausendBand 16 Menschenjäger (I), 1952, 448. TausendBand 17 Der Mahdi (II), 1952, 396. TausendBand 18 Im Sudan (III), 1952, 404. TausendBand 19 Kapitän Kaiman, 1955, 504. TausendBand 20 Die Felsenburg (I), 1950, 452. TausendBand 21 Krüger Bei (II), 1950, 407. TausendBand 22 Satan und Ischariot (III), 1950, 405. TausendBand 23 Auf fremden Pfaden, 1952, 377. TausendBand 24 Weihnacht, 1953, 544. TausendBand 25 Am Jenseits, 1951, 170. TausendBand 26 Der Löwe der Blutrache, 1954, 238. TausendBand 27 Bei den Trümmern von Babylon, 1952, 217. TausendBand 28 Im Reiche des silbernen Löwen, 1957, 225. SeitenBand 29 Das versteinerte Gebet, 1957, 190. TausendBand 30 Und Friede auf Erden, 1958, 137. TausendBand 31 Ardistan und Dschinnistan (I), 1955, 115. TausendBand 32 Der Mir von Dschinnistan (II), 1955, 112. TausendBand 33 Winnetous Erben, 1960, 397. TausendBand 34 Ich, Leben und Werk, 1965, 166. TausendBand 35 Unter Geiern, 1953, 1176. TausendBand 36 Der Schatz im Silbersee, 1952, 1755. TausendBand 37 Der Ölprinz, 1951, 1152. TausendBand 38 Halbblut, 1949, 739. TausendBand 39 Das Vermächtnis des Inka, 1951, 918. TausendBand 40 Der blau-rote Methusalem, 1951, 378. TausendBand 41 Sklavenkaravane, 1949, 1029. TausendBand 42 FEHLTBand 43 Aus dunklem Tann, 1955, 104. TausendBand 44 Der Waldschwarze, 1952, 109. TausendBand 45 Zepter und Hammer, 1953, 198. TausendBand 46 Die Juweleninsel, 1953, 185. TausendBand 47 Proffessor Vitzliputzli, 1955, 82. TausendBand 48 Das Zauberwasser, 1954, 102. TausendBand 49 Lichte Höhen, 1956, 53. TausendBand 50 In Mekka, 1953, 167. TausendBand 51 Schloss Rodriganda, 1951, 295. TausendBand 52 Die Pyramide des Sonnengottes, 1951, 250. TausendBand 53 Benito Juarez, 1952, 285. TausendBand 54 Trapper Geierschnabel, 1952, 353. TausendBand 55 Der sterbende Kaiser, 1952, 280. TausendBand 56 Der Weg nach Waterloo, 1953, 176. TausendBand 57 Das Geheimnis des Marabut, 1953, 213. TausendBand 58 Der Spion von Ortry, 1952, 180. TausendBand 59 Die Herren von Greifenklau, 1953, 194. TausendBand 60 Allah il Allah!, 1953, 210. TausendBand 61 Der Derwisch, 1951, 259. TausendBand 62 Im Tal des Todes, 1951, 290. TausendBand 63 Zobeljäger und Kosak, 1951, 264. TausendBand 64 Das Buschgespenst, 1954, 309. TausendBand 65 FEHLTBand 66 Der Peitschenmüller, 1958, 35. TausendBand 67 Der Silberbauer, 1959, 50. TausendBand 68 Der Wurzelsepp, 1960, 55. TausendBand 69 Ritter und Rebellen, 1960, 110. TausendBand 70 Der Waldläufer, 1959, 135. TausendBand 71 Old Firehand, 1967, 30. TausendBand 72 Schacht und Hütte, 1968, 10. TausendBand 73 Der Habicht, 1967, 15. TausendBand 74 Der verlorene Sohn, 1985, 1.-30. Tausend Rik2428-70Bü Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        LES ORAISONS AMOUREUSES Illustrées d'eaux-fortes en couleurs de Jean-Gabriel DOMERGUE

      Paris, Collection du Lierre, S.P.E.L. 1951, 1 vol. in-4 (23,5x28,5), en feuilles sous couverture rempliée illustrée, sous chemise et étui lie-de-vin, pièce de titre maroquin, 10 eaux-fortes en couleurs hors-texte de Jean-Gabriel DOMERGUE, tirage limité à 380 exemplaires sur vélin Ribes (n°282), Magnifique Exemplaire !

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        Les week-end de Saint-Ouen.

      Aux dépens d'un groupe d'amateurs, Paris 1951 - Un volume in-4 (34,5 cm x 27 cm), 123 pp. Illustrations en couleurs de Grau Sala. Un des 200 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin pur fil des Papeteries de Rives. En feuilles sous couverture illustrée, emboîtage et étui de l'éditeur. Très légère tâche au dos de l'emboîtage. Quelques infimes griffures au dos de l'emboîtage. Intérieur parfait. Pour acccéder à la totalité de notre offre, consultez notre site et notre blog Paris-Libris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The River [Le fleuve] (Archive of material from the 1951 film, including an original photograph of Renoir on the set with assistant director Satyajit Ray)

      Oriental Productions, Ltd. / United Artists, France / India / US 1951 - An archive of material for the 1951 film, including a vintage reference photograph of Renoir directing the film in Bengal, with his smiling 30-year-old assistant Satyajit Ray to his right. Also included in the archive are the original color program for the US release and a program produced specifically for the film's debut in San Francisco at the Stage Door Theatre. It is a point of interest that the film was distributed in the US via the Theatre Guild, resulting in many screenings in playhouses rather than traditional movie theaters.Renoir played a major role in defining what became known in the 1960s as an "auteur," and Ray was in the first generation of directors to inhabit that established definition. He is today considered one of the greatest directors of the twentieth century, and his involvement with Renoir's sole film to be made in India was critical to his career, which would begin properly 4 years later with "Pather Panchali" (1955). We have never before encountered a photograph of the two men together.The international program includes original essays by Renoir, Godden, and producer Kenneth McEldowney. "The River," an international co-production distributed by United Artists, concerns three young girls (two British, one Indian) in Bengal who become infatuated with an ex-soldier who comes into their lives. International program: Full-color, saddle-stitched card wrappers. 16 pages, 12 x 9 inches, saddle-stitched. Near Fine.Stage Door program: Black-and-white, saddle-stitched self-wrappers. 12 pages, 8.5 x 6 inches. Near Fine.Photograph: 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm). Fine.Criterion Collection 276. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Soleil des loups

      Paris, Robert Laffont, 1951 18,8 x 12 cm, broché, couverture imprimée, 195 pp. Edition originale. Exemplaire sur papier d'édition (après 30 ex. num. sur corvol-l'orgueilleux des papeteries Prioux et quelques h.c. réservés à l'auteur). Exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi autographe de l'auteur à Valentine Hugo. Très belle provenance. Dos gauchi, papier bruni sinon bel état. .

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        The End of the Affair.

      London: William Heinemann, 1951. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Jerry Shestack from Graham Greene." The recipient Jerry Shestack was a distinguished American Jurist, President of the American Bar Association and United States ambassador to the United Nations Commission on Civil Rights. Light shelfwear, near fine in a near fine dust jacket with some light toning to the spine. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Originally published in 1951, The End of the Affair was acclaimed by William Faulkner as "for me one of the best, most true and moving novels of my time, in anybody's language."

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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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