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        The End of the Affair.

      London: William Heinemann Ltd,, 1951. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine gilt, publisher's device to rear board in blind, buff endpapers. With the dust jacket. Spine slightly faded, some light marks to covers. A very good copy in the mildly foxed dust jacket with split to foot of spine, and some minor nicks and chips to extremities. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to the landlady of his Piccadilly flat on the front free endpaper, "Mrs Harrington, with all good wishes, from his grateful lodger, Graham Greene."

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.

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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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        Original production layout drawings for Alice in Wonderland.

      Burbank, CA: Walt Disney Studios, 1951 - Blue pencil on paper. Marked Se. Seq. 10.0 2069 to lower edge ; the art has been framed and matted to an image area of 13.5 x 10 ins. Two full-figure sketches of Alice walking up to the flamingo croquet mallets. A nice example of concept art, used by the Disney studio in preproduction for visual development.

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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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        INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH, 9" x 12 ".

      - Circa 1951. A dramatic black and white image of Welles, theatrically posed in front of a movie set for his 1952 movie classic, "Othello," scowling in character as the tragic Moor. The inscription, penned in white ink against the dark background reads: "Dearest Dadda and Hazel: God willing this is the last Christmas in a long time -- we'll spend apart -- all my love always Orson." Maurice "Dadda" Bernstein was among the most important people in the life of Orson Welles, perhaps THE most important. He was the family's physician as well as a friend of the young Orson's parents, Richard and Beatrice. Bernstein carried on a long-term sexual affair with Beatrice and after her death remained on friendly terms with her husband until Richard died. At that time Bernstein became Orson's legal guardian and controlled the boy's inherited fortune. More importantly, he was quick to recognize the potential genius of his ward. It was Dadda who presented the boy with formative gifts that were to prove crucial to his career: a miniature theater and a magic set. Though their relationship was at time checkered (Welles would come to question Dadda's not-so-occasional appropriation of the funds he inherited upon attaining legal age) it is obvious that the two loved each other deeply -- as this photograph so graphically indicates. As fine an Orson Welles artifact as one may hope to find. Matted and framed under museum glass [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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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

      Firenze , VALLECCHI, 1951 - 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). [D'oria, 1983]. Rilegato mezza tela, sovracoperta (half-cloth binding, dust jacket) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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