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        Journal of the Electrochemical Society.

      Pennington, Electrochemical Society, 1951-2006. - ISSN: 0013-4651. Titel gestempelt. Bei 12 Bänden einzelne Seiten lose. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 320000 4°. Dunelrote Halbleinen- und Leineneinbände mit Rückenvergoldung.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Trageser]
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        Autograph lettercard signed.

      Stockholm, 14. XII. 1951. - Oblong 8vo. 3 pp. To Clara Sielcher-Schwarz, about working on his monumental work of his expedition to Asia 1925 to 1935, the costs of printing and marketing difficulties. - On headed paper; slightly spotty.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Wind in the Willows Illustrations by Arthur Rackham Introduction by A A Milne

      London: Methuen and Co., 1951., 1951. 100th Edition, LIMITED TO 500 COPIES, this being no. 361. With 12 mounted colour and numerous black and white illustrations, printed on handmade paper. Original full white calf, titles to spine gilt, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. A presentable copy with a few marks to boards, bumped at foot, gift note to flyleaf, without the slipcase. A pleasing copy.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Barbary Shore.

      New York: Rinehart & Co. Inc., 1951 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in white. With the dust jacket. Corners and spine ends very lightly rubbed. Otherwise a fine copy in a bright jacket with mildly rubbed and toned extremities. First edition, first printing. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        A Soldier's Story

      New York: Henry Holt, 1951. First. hardcover. near fine. Frontispiece and other black-and-white illustrations. 618 pages, 8vo, tan cloth (slight discoloration at the bottom of the spine). New York: Henry Holt, (1951). Limited first edition; No. 207 of 750 copies. Near fine. Signed in full by Bradley on the limitation page.

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        The Puppet Masters

      Doubleday & Company, Garden City, NY 1951 - 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper, with a false start above. Minor bumping to spine ends. Light toning to leaves. Dust jacket bright and clean, with slight toning to spine and a touch of chipping at spine ends. Slight wear to edges, trace soiling to rear panel. In additional book club edition jacket, which has served to protect original jacket (and is also in nice condition). From the collection of Stanley Simon. NF/NF. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Strand Book Store, ABAA]
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      Wichita The Wichita Publishing Co 1951. First edition 101 pages Very good condition in a fair to good dust jacket; Jacket has a couple tears and a few small pieces missing and is somewhat soiled; Front end paper sports two former owner signatures.

      [Bookseller: Bookfeathers, LLC]
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        The Cruel Sea (In Wonderful Condition With The Scarce Promotional Book Society Band)

      The First UK Printing published by Cassell in 1951.The BOOK is in near FINE condition.Very light toning and spotting to the text block - Far less than usually encountered.Free from inscriptions and erasures.One small (partial) stamp of the Times Bookshop to the lower rear pastedown.The WRAPPER is complete and is in near FINE condition.Mild edge wear more pronounced at the spine ends.A little rubbing at the fold fold tips.The scarce Book Society Promotional Band is complete and is a little creased in places.Some short closed tears with a little toning to the spine portion.The wrapper and band look very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover.The finest novel of the Royal Navy in WWII and a maritime classic.The story, based upon the author's own experiences, formed the basis of Charles Frend's notable feature film starring Jack Hawkins in one of his most memorable roles.A very scarce title to find as a First edition more-so with the Promotional Band.The first time we have encountered the latter. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

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        Typed Letter Signed ("C.G. Jung").

      Zurich, January 30, 1951 - 4to. 1 page. With typed transmittal envelope and the carbon copy of the 4-page typed letter by Code to which this is the reply, modest overall toning and edge-wear. „As far as I can judge from the distance, the case of the child you describe is that of a hysterical dissociation. Jung writes to Grant Code in New York. Jung provides advice to the caregiver of a 13-year old girl, recommending drawing as a "helpful outlet for bottled up unconscious phantasies." However, he concludes, "This is a badly prejudiced case, I'm afraid, and the outlook into the future is not particularly bright. But in the right hands even such people can develop and become not exactly normal but at least possible." Code's description of the girl's symptoms and history are pitiable.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        The Catcher in the Rye

      London: Hamish Hamilton, (1951). First British edition. 8vo. 252 pp. Publisher's blue cloth, silver lettered to the spine, dust jacket, not price clipped. Slight loss to the spine ends of the jacket, a little less so to the corners and a little light rubbing, very good overall.

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        Requiem for a Nun

      Random House, NY 1951 - First edition. One of 750 copies signed by Faulkner. This novel was written as a sequel to Sanctuary, and Faulkner structured it as a three-part play. This treatment allowed it to be adapted for the stage by Ruth Ford, though its run on Broadway in 1959 was unsuccessful. The staging of Requiem was better received in France, where the text was translated by Albert Camus. Ownership inscription to front paste-down, some shelfwear to bottom edges, spine lightly sunned, else a near fine copy. Original acetate wrapper present, showing some discoloration and loss to edges. (Petersen A32.1a). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Hidden Valley Of Oz.

      Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co.,, 1951. Octavo. Original bue cloth, pictorial title panel to front cover, spine lettered and stamped in black, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrated by Dirk Gringhuis An excellent copy. First edition, first printing, first state with all issue points as called for. 39th title in the Oz series.

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      Collection Le Soleil noir série luxe [Les Presses du livre français, François Di Dio], Paris 1951 - EDITION ORIGINALE illustrée hors texte par Hans ARP d'un portrait déchiré de laauteur en frontispice, de 6 BOIS en noir et de 2 dessins palingénésiques en noir sur papier rouge. Tirage à 320 exemplaires. Un des 300 sur vélin. >>> Bel exemplaire relié par MERCHER: bradel demi-maroquin rouge, lettre noire au dos, plats de plexiglass, couverture et dos conservés, étui assorti. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie-Galerie Emmanuel Hutin]
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        Physical Review - Vol. 84, Second Series, No. 4

      American Institute of Physics 1951 - First Edition. Volume 84. Second Series. Number 4. pp 615-867. November 15, 1951. Spine lightly sunned. Previous owners name inscribed on front cover, some pen marks on the back cover, light creasing. Great condition! American Institute of Physics, 1951. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Ten Great Economists.

      New York: Oxford University Press, 1951. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Some light rubbing to the cloth in the very good dust jacket with a few small chips to the crown and foot of the spine. Rare in the original dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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      1951 - Paris, Gallimard, 1951. In-12 (127 X 190) maroquin noir entièrement décoré sur les plats d'une mosaïque de motifs géométriques en box bleu ciel, bleu azur, noir et blanc, dos lisse, auteur et titre dorés, tête dorée, couverture conservée, chemise à petits rabats, étui (Pierre-Lucien Martin, 1959). ÉDITION ORIGINALE. UN des 45 EXEMPLAIRES numérotés sur HOLLANDE Van Gelder (n°10), tirage de tête. MAGNIFIQUE EXEMPLAIRE dans une reliure mosaïquée de Pierre-Lucien Martin réalisée en 1959. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        uvres complètes illustrées.

      Editions Albert Guillot,, Paris, 1951 - Edition du centenaire. 50 volumes in-8 relié demi toile gris perle, pièce de titre au dos, couvertures décorées conservées. (Une couverture a été plastifiée). Edition du Centenaire au tirage limité à 1800 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin Johannot d'Annonay, 1 des 1692 ex. numérotés (n°156). Chaque volume est illustré de compositions originales en couleurs : Raoul Serres, Gérard Angiolini, Nicole A. Bragard, Pierre Lafage, André Roux, Jean Gradassi, Charles Genty, Jacques Blény, Picart le Doux, Pierre Rousseau, Gaston Barret, Jacques Roubille, Nick Petrelli, Pierre Noël, Pierre Leroy, Pierre Grassou, Oki, J. Le Feuvre, A. Steinlen, Georges Vila, Thomas Sarti, Camille Bedeau, Willy G. Holt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Day of the Triffeds

      New York: Doubleday and Company, 1951. 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.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good B.C.. 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Collectible.

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      Chicago: Shasta Publishers,. [1951]. cloth-backed boards.. Bookplate of collector/specialty press publisher Oswald Train affixed. to the verso of the front free endpaper. A fine copy in fine dust. jacket. A sharp copy. (#150330). First edition. One of an undetermined number of subscriber's copies signed by Heinlein on the half title leaf. Short stories forming part of Heinlein's "future history" series. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-514. See Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1645-54.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Social Choice and Individual Values.

      New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and London: Chapman & Hall, Limited,, 1951. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine and upper cover lettered gilt, with the dust jacket. Ownership stamp of Saul Kasdan to endpapers. Dust jacket with vertical split along spine repaired with Japanese tissue, other folds reinforced, chipped with loss at foot of spine and at head of front panel, a little dust soiled; a very good copy. First edition of Arrow's brilliant doctoral thesis, published as number 12 in the series of Cowles Commission Monographs. "Employing the notational system of symbolic logic, at the time unfamiliar to economists, Arrow proposed to solve a question in politics which no economist and few political scientists had ever posed: suppose all individuals can rank all states of the world in order of preference, is it possible to find a voting rule that will always select one of those states as 'most preferred'?

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        The Catcher in the Rye

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951. Copyright date 1951, 1st edition, 7th printing. Black cloth over boards with silver lettering and design on the spine (now that it nearly faded away) no tears, with creases from pages 99 through 111 also the title page has a small crease with several bent corners uses page markers. Light Browning to the inside front and back cover. Inside flyleaf has been torn out. Dust jacket, (Facsimile) no tears, bent flaps, nor is it price clipped. Dust jacket now in a clear protective cover. Text is bright and clean binding is secure, a solid collectible book one the top 100 novels of the 20th century.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Facsimile. 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Collectible.

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        Le poids du monde

      Edition originale, un des 15 exemplaires numérotés et justifiés par Tristan Tzara, seuls grands papiers.Hommage autographe daté et signé de Tristan Tzara en tête de la première page du texte.Une petite trace de pliure transversale sur le second plat.Rare et agréable exemplaire. Au colporteur Saint-Girons 1951 11x14cm agrafé

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        Dons des féminines

      First edition, one of 350 numbered copies on vellum, one draw with 50 Alfa paper. Illustrated book, frontispiece, an original signed etching by Pablo Picasso. Foreword by Paul Eluard, illustrated book of Valentine Penrose collages. A slight trace of sunshine and small tears in the back foot. Les pas perdus Paris 1951 25,5x33,5cm broché

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        Les bucoliques. Texte latin et version française de l\'Abbé Delille.

      Paris, Gonin, 1951. 4 nn. Bll., 111 (5) S., 6 nn. Bll. Mit 80 OHolzschnitten von Lucile Passavant. Fol., Lose Bogen in OU, OHalbpergamentdecke mit RTitel und OSchuber (dieser etwas fleckig) Monod 11328. - Eins von 200 num. Ex., im Druckvermerk von Lucille Passavant monogrammiert. Auf Bütten gedruckt (Meernixe als Wasserzeichen). Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        The Day of The Triffids

      London, Michael Joseph Ltd.,, 1951. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, plain burgundy endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. First Edition, First Impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Day of the Triffeds

      New York: Doubleday and Company, 1951. 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.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good B.C.. 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Collectible.

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        XIX CENTURY FICTION: A Bibliographical Record Based on His Own Collection In Two Volumes (PRESENTATION COPY TO THE GARRICK CLUB)

      Constable, London 1951 - Sadleir, Michael. XIX CENTURY FICTION: A Bibliographical Record Based on His Own Collection In Two Volumes. London: Constable, 1951. First Edition, presumably one of the 26 copies (out of 1,026 printed) reserved for the author. A FINE set in VERY GOOD original Dust Jackets. The GARRICK CLUB COPY (bookplate) with "From The Author" inscribed upon it. The holy bible for collectors of Victorian Fiction in fine original cloth. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Dix, Otto. - "Hahn am Morgen".

      - Lithografie / Kreide- & Pinsellithografie, partiell geschabt, 1951. Von Otto Dix. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 14/33. 55,4 x 47,9 cm (Darstellung / Stein) / 69,5 x 58 cm (Blatt). Karsch 191. Rehts unten in Bleistift signiert und datiert: "Dix 51". Links eigenhändig Auflagenbezeichnung und Titel. - Tadelloses schönes Exemplar. Otto Dix (1891 Untermhaus / heute Gera - 1969 Singen am Hohentwiel). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker, bedeutender Vertreter der Neuen Sachlichkeit. 1909-14 an Königlichen Kunstgewerbeschule in Dresden. 1914-18 Militärdienst als Kriegsfreiwilliger. 1919 Studium an der Dresdner Kunstakademie, Atelier am Antonplatz. Gründungsmitglied der "Dresdner Sezession Gruppe 1919". 1922 Umzug nach Düsseldorf. 1925-27 wohnhaft in Berlin. Seit 1927 Professor für Malerei an der Dresdner Kunstakademie. 1933 wurde er durch die Nationalsozialisten seines Amtes enthoben und als "entartet" diffamiert. 1936 Übersiedlung nach Hemmenhofen. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        A Dance to the Music of Time (12 volumes)

      London: William Heinemann Limited, 1951. A Dance to the Music of Time, longest running series. Book 1-A Question of Upbringing, first edition, second printing. Red cloth over boards. Soiling to the front and back boards fading to the spine short tear along the lower part of the spine near the toe. Dust jacket, facsimile like new. Book 2-A Buyers Market, first edition, second printing. Red cloth over boards, faded label on the spine, facsimile dust jacket book 3-The Acceptance World, first edition, first printing. Original dust jacket. Red cloth over boards gold lettering on a black background on the spine. Book 4-At the Lady Molly's, red cloth over boards gold lettering on the spine light soiling to the boards and fading to the spine. First edition, first printing. Original dust jacket in a clear cover. A black line on the bottom page edges. Book 5-Casanova's Chinese Restaurant, first edition, third printing. Red cloth over boards with gold lettering and design on the spine. Original dust jacket in a clear cover. Book 6- The Kindly Ones, first edition, first printing. Red cloth over boards gold lettering on a black background on the spine. Reginald dust jacket in a clear cover. Book 7 The Valley of Bones, red cloth over boards gold lettering on the spine. Original dust jacket in clear cover, light foxing to the inside front and back covers. Book 8-The Soldiers Art, first edition, first printing. Red cloth over boards gold lettering on the spine original dust jacket in a clear cover. Book 9-The Military Philosophers, first edition, first printing red cloth over boards with gold lettering on the spine, original jacket in a clear cover. Book 10-Books to Furnish a Room red cloth over boards gold lettering on the spine. First edition, first printing. Original jacket in a clear cover. Book 11-Temporary Kings, red cloth over boards gold lettering on the spine first edition, first printing. Original jacket in a clear cover. Book 12-Hearing Secret Harmonies, red cloth over boards gold lettering on the spine light wear on the front and back groove areas light spotting on the back board. First edition, first printing. Original jacket in a clear cover. None of the 12 volumes have any tears, bent pages, nor do they have any writing. Books 1 and 2 have facsimile light dust jackets, book 4 and book 11 are price clipped. All texts are bright and clean, all bindings are secure, a solid collectible set of books of the top 100 novels of the 20th century.. first Editions. Hardcovers. Very Good/Very Good. 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Collectible.

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        Une saison en enfer. Les deserts de l\'amour. Les illuminations.

      Gonin Lausanne, 1951. 160 S. Halbleder 40 gefaltete Büttenblätter in Halb-Pergamentmappe. Mit 24 Originallithographien auf Büttenpapier. Exemplar Nr. 8 von 20 der Vorzugsausgabe für die Künstler (Exemplaire d\'artiste). Sign. von Künstler u. Herausgeber. Sehr guter Zustand Versand D: 3,99 EUR

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        Real Algebraic Manifolds

      Baltimore, MD: Princton University Press. Very Good. FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS of one of Nash's most important papers. Nash "was bent on proving himself a pure mathematician... Even before completing his thesis on game theory, he turned his attention to the trendy topic of geometric objects called manifolds. Manifolds play a role in many physical problems, including cosmology. Right off the bat, he made what he called 'a nice discovery relating to manifolds and real algebraic varieties.' Hoping for an appointment at Princeton or another prestigious math department, he returned to Princeton for a post-doctoral year and devoted himself to working out the details of the difficult proof. "Many breakthroughs in mathematics come from seeing unsuspected connections between objects that appear intractable and ones that mathematicians have already got their arms around. Dismissing conventional wisdom, Nash argued that manifolds were closely related to a simpler class of objects called algebraic varieties. Loosely speaking, Nash asserted that for any manifold it was possible to find an algebraic variety one of whose parts corresponded in some essential way to the original object. To do this, he showed, one has to go to higher dimensions. "Nash's theorem was initially greeted with skepticism. Experts found the notion that every manifold could be described by a system of polynomial equations implausible. 'I didn't think he would get anywhere,' said his Princeton adviser. "Nash completed 'Real Algebraic Manifolds,' his favorite paper and the only one he concedes is nearly perfect, in the fall of 1951. Its significance was instantly recognized. 'Just to conceive the theorem was remarkable,' said Michael Artin, a mathematician at MIT. Artin and Barry Mazur, who was a student of Nash's at MIT, later used Nash's result to resolve a basic problem in dynamics, the estimation of periodic points. Artin and Mazur proved that any smooth map from a compact manifold to itself could be approximated by a smooth map such that the number of periodic points of period p grows at most exponentially with p. The proof relied on Nash's work by translating the dynamic problem into an algebraic one of counting solutions to polynomial equations..." (Kuhn and Nasar, The Essential John Nash). IN: Annals of Mathematics, Vol. 56., No. 3, pp. 405-421. Baltimore, MD: Princeton University Press, 1952. Octavo, original printed wrappers. Toning to spine and some light toning to rear wrappers; a hint of edgewear. An extremely well-preserved copy of one of Nash's greatest work. RARE in original wrappers and without any institutional stamps. Note:: A custom box is available for this item for an additional $225.

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        A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight. Complete in fifteen volumes comprising The Dark Lantern, Donkey Boy, Young Phillip Maddison, How Dear is Life, A Fox Under my Cloak, The Golden Virgin, Love and the Loveless, A Test to Destruction, The Innocent Moon, It wa

      Macdonald, London 1951-1969 A first edition set of Williamson's celebrated novel sequence. 8vo. Original publisher's cloth. Some spotting and dust marking to edges, and some additional spotting to a number of volumes, in the main confined to preliminary leaves and leaf margins. Former owner name and date inked to the front endpaper of eight volumes. Quite a nice bright set in the original James Broom-Lynne-designed dust wrappers, a number lightly edge worn and nicked, the spine panels a little darkened and with occasional small portions of loss. One wrapper ('A Fox Under my Cloak') is price-clipped, another ('The Dark Lantern') exhibits a number of tears and a third ('The Phoenix Generation') some spotting, but all are now protected by a removable sheet of archival acetate. A nice bright set.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good.

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        Autograph letter signed ("Jean").

      Santo Sospir (Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat), 12. IV. 1951. - Small 4to. 1 p. To his translator into English, Mary Hoeck: "Je ne vous ai pas envoyé de lettre parce qu'il fallait que j'achève le portrait de Cégeste. Je crois que ce portrait peut vous plaire. J'avais, en outre l'obligation de répondre à und masse de correspondance qui s'empilait sur une table. J'ai vu, hier soir, le film de Sica (Miracle à Milan) - c'est une merveille et j'avais bien raison de dire que le fameux néoréalisme italien était le style même du conte oriental. Le film de Sica en est le triomphe. (Il du reste remporté un triomphe). De Sica a eu la gentillesse de déclarer au public qui n'aurait jamais osé faire ce film sans les miens - et il m'a embrasse sous la mitraille des photographes. Lorsqu'un homme triomphe, cette attitude est assez rare. Asquith aussi a été très élégant. Comme les journalistes lui disaient 'Vous êtes le Cocteau d'Agleterre' (sic) il a répondu: [']Hélas - je voudrais bien avoir ses dons'. Voilà la chronique de Cannes. Francine a acheté un bateau de 18 mètres sur lequel nous avons bravé le Mistral [.]".

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      - Nice Imprimatur 1951-1952. 3 volumes in-4° en ff, sous chemises et étui décorés par l'Artiste. Monumentale réalisation illustrée de 566 bois originaux de Louis JOU. 65 bandeaux, 84 culs-de-lampe, 136 dans le texte, 20 H.T. et 260 lettrines rouges. Les trois couvertures sont ornées d'un grand bois gravé en couleurs. Tirage limité à 275 exemplaires, un des 125 sur pur chiffon (le bois gravé à la justification manque.comme toujours). Très bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Moda : Historia del traje en Europa : desde los orígenes del cristianismo hasta nuestros días

      Salvat, Barcelona [etc.] 1951 - 11 vol. il. 21 cm con un estudio preliminar de Marqués de Lozoya Los dos últimos vol. Son de María Luz Morales y se llama :La Moda : el traje y las costumbres en la primera mitad del siglo XX .-- Falta el tomo XII dedicado a los complementos .-- Sello del anterior propietario .--Buen estado

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        RED PLUM BLOSSOMS SPRIG COLOR WOODBLOCK PRINT. [Published by Beijing Rong BaoZha

      [Peking c.1951, Rong Bao Zhai Xing Ji Shi Jian Pu].A single. large sheet woodblock print of his painting, 30 x 41 cm.,. very clean, crisp copy, with his cinnabar seal & signature. in the block, verso numbered: 80-7-BP7, "muban." EXCELLENT !. A BEAUTIFUL LARGE WOODCUT COLOR PRINT OF HIS PAINTING This is ready for framing and display, superbly done, flaw- lessly printed in polychrome woodblocks, excecuted with a most delicate brush and touch. Works of this large size are quite scarce. This signed in Chinese "jiu shihyi sui" or "91 years old" therefore done ca. 1951. * Color scan can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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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. Contents faintly toned with a few faint marks, a little spotting to edges of text block. An excellent copy in the toned jacket, with a little rubbing to extremities. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Hutchinson & Co. (1951)., London: - First edition. INSCRIBED on title page, "For Diana and Went / With the fondest love from Dennis." Diana Younger was Dennis's stepdaughter and they remained close all his life. She illustrated the dust jacket for his 1938 book, THE GOLDEN SPANIARD as well as endpapers for several others. Very good with a little discoloration at bottom of the black cloth spine (where section of jacket is missing--otherwise the book would be near fine); in bright but good-only dust jacket due to a large chip at bottom of spine extending a little to rear panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush, member ABAA]
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        Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (Original handwritten manuscript of the treatment for the 1953 film, with subsequent typescript draft)

      Universal City, CA: Universal International, 1951. Screenwriter D.D. Beauchamp's handwritten manuscript treatment for the 1953 Universal film comedy, "Abbott and Costello Go to Mars." Present in its entirety is Beachamp's original treatment, executed in pencil, with holograph corrections. Interspersed throughout are the resulting typewritten pages (also with holograph corrections). The combined pages are bradbound with green studio covers, showing a date of December 5, 1951 (two years prior to the film's release, and well before production began), and the word "Treatment" written in ink at the top right corner, along with a stamped studio reference number. All told, a complete document of the original holograph manuscript and first typewritten draft of the film's treatment. "Abbott and Costello Go to Mars" was released in 1951, and is today held in some regard by B-movie science fiction buffs as well as Abbott and Costello fans. In the film, our heroes are maintenance men who accidentally stow away on board an experimental rocket ship--one that goes not to Mars but to Venus, only to land in the middle of a "Miss Universe" pageant. The pageant includes many worthy contestants, including Anita Ekberg. A superb original screen story for one of the twentieth century's most revered comedy teams, in its earliest form. Fine condition, with manuscript pages 8.5 x 13 inches, typewritten pages 8.5 by 11 inches. Housed in a custom quarter-leather clamshell box.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Production cel for Alice in Wonderland

      Burbank, CA: Walt Disney Studios,, 1951. Featuring the Walrus and Oysters. 4 cel set up for Alice in Wonderland featuring four original hand inked and painted production cels of the Walrus and Oysters and menu, set on a hand prepared watercolour non production background. Gouache on celluloid on. Sheet size: 43 x 35.5 cm In excellent condition. Mounted, and presented in a manufactured gold leaf frame and UV protection glass. Framed size: 51 x 46 cm. Original production cel for Disney's Alice in Wonderland, depicting a scene from the 1951 film in which the Walrus speaks with the oysters he and the Carpenter lured from the sea.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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)

      France / India / US: Oriental Productions, Ltd. / United Artists, 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.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The Caine Mutiny (First Edition)

      Garden City: Doubleday, 1951. First Edition. First Edition, in a first issue dust jacket, with "City Boy" on the rear flap and "The City Boy" on the rear wrapper. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and basis for the classic 1954 film directed by Edward Dmytryk and starring Humphrey Bogart and Jose Ferrer. A tight, Near Fine copy in a Very Good plus, price clipped, jacket. Owner's neat contemporary gift inscription (dated 1951) on the title page. Jacket has light toning to the spine, with light rubbing and a few tiny closed tears at the extremities. Housed in a custom clamshell box.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        [Dance to the Music of Time:]

      London: William Heinemann Ltd.,, 1951?-75. A Question of Upbringing; A Buyer's Market; The Acceptance World; At Lady Molly's; Casanova's Chinese Restaurant; The Kindly Ones; The Valley of Bones; The Soldier's Art; The Military Philosophers; Books Do Furnish a Room; Temporary Kings; Hearing Secret Harmonies. 12 volumes, octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in burgundy morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, dark blue endpapers, gilt edges. Housed in a leather entry slipcase. A fine set. First editions, first impressions.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Photograph portrait.

      London: Vivienne, 20th Century Studios Ltd,, 1951. Silver gelatin print (15.5 × 11 cm) mounted on plain card, the photographer's signature lower left-hand corner. Very good condition. Mount size: 23 x 16.2 cm Signed by Churchill on the mount. The studio portrait shows Churchill seated half-length in black formal jacket and bow-tie. In October 1951 Churchill became prime minister for the second time. The society photographer Vivienne's autobiography, They Came to My Studio: Famous People of Our Time was published in 1956.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Matisse: His Art and His Public. Limited edition with lithograph

      New York: Museum of Modern Art. Very Good. 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Limited to 495 numbered copies of which this is number 78. Signed by the author and with an original lithograph by Matisse. Top edge heavily gilt; navy cloth with gilt decor. Chips to head & tail of jacket but backed by a trade edition jacket (i.e., two jackets); otherwise a clean, unblemished copy in publisher's slipcase.; quarto; 592 pages; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Old Florida Bookshop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA]
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        Formes et Vie. Revue trimestrielle de synthèse des arts. No 1 and No.2 (all published)

      Les Editions Falaize, 1951-1952., Paris,, - No.1 orig. spiral-binding, 4to, 34 pp. No. 2 orig stapled, 4to, 34 pp., inserted sample of wallpaper. Coverdesign by Le Corbusier. Fine copies. Rare complete set of this French avant-garde art periodical which was started by Le Corbusier and Fernand Léger but was discontinued after only 2 issues. The first issue contains e.g. an article by Léger on colour in modern architecture, a report by Le Corbusier on the 1951 CIAM congress in London. Articles by Le Corbusier, M. Aimé, E. Beothy, L. Girerd, F. Léger, J. Gruner, Matila Ghyka. Vol. 2 : L. Bruder, Le Corbusier, A. de Fouquieres, P. Balmain, H. Chastanet, Matila Ghyka, Jean Lutz (Jean Cocteau ou une lecon d'ecriture). Texts in French and English. VG.

      [Bookseller: adr. van den bemt]
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