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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 ... (Truncated)

      Macdonald, London 1951-1969, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition. Full Book Title: 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. A first edition, first printing set of Williamson's celebrated semi-autobiographical sequence of fifteen novels which explore the fortunes of one family during the first half of the twentieth century. 8vo. Original publisher's cloth. Several top edges lightly spotted and dust marked, with just a hint of light partial browning to the endpapers of four volumes. Former owner name neatly inked to the front endpaper of one volume, and a tiny dealer plate to the front pastedown of another. A small piece of the front endpaper of a single volume ('Love and the Loveless') has been carefully clipped, presumably to remove a former owner name or inscription. An extremely crisp set in the original James Broom-Lynne-designed dust wrappers, three of which have been price clipped, and several of which exhibit a little rubbing and chafing to spine ends, although there is no significant loss to any. The spine panel lettering of a single volume is quite tanned. A very nice example of an increasingly scarce set - a Burgess Ninety-Nine. Laid-in is a short undated letter to Williamson enquiring about the availability of a number of titles. Williamson has annotated and returned the letter ("Sorry, I cannot tell you. I want some for myself, for revision, many of mine being lost, stolen, and strayed. Regret brevity harvest 8am - 10am").

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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        The Sea Around Us

      New York: Oxford University Press, 1951. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Good. 8.5" x 5.75. Howe, Katherine L. Inscribed to a prior owner "who sells the right kind of bokks!" and signed by Carson. The first printing, later state with two bars and two reviews front flap; two line copyright. 230 pp. Hardcover bound in paper covered boards with dust jacket. The jacket is price clipped, rubbed and toned along the edges with a few small chips and tears; the title page is foxed from contact with the frontispiece. Includes a custom cloth clamshell box.

      [Bookseller: Acorn Bookshop, Inc.]
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        THE BIG KILL

      New York:: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc.,. 1951.. First edition. His fifth book. INSCRIBED, "Hi Dave - A big hello! Mickey Spillane." Minor wear otherwise very good to near fine, in very good plus dust jacket with minimal edge wear and a light staining to verso. Very scarce signed--or unsigned. .

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        8 letters and 3 postcards, partly autograph, each signed.

      Vienna, 1949 to 1951. - 4to (letters) and 8vo (postcards). Altogether 18 pp. Includes 7 envelopes. With 2 postcards from Angermayer's wife Olga. Touching last letters from Vienna, where the writer ultimately died.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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      New York: Gnome Press Publishers, later Gnome Press, Inc.,. [1951-1953]. first volume bound in cloth, others in boards.. A nearly fine to fine set in bright, very good dust jackets.. FOUNDATION has very mild bumps to lower corner tips and two tiny. scuffs to cloth on rear cover, but is otherwise a fine copy in very. good dust jacket with light wear at spine ends and corner tips.. FOUNDATION AND EMPIRE has some light patchy tanning to paste-downs,. but is otherwise fine in very good dust jacket with light wear at. lower spine end and corner tips, wear with shallow loss at upper. spine end, and light dust soiling to rear panel. SECOND FOUNDATION. has just a hint of rubbing to boards at spine ends, but is otherwise. a fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with light wear at spine ends. and corner tips and just a touch of dust soiling to rear panel. The. jackets are bright and all present well externally. An attractive set. overall. (#150732). First editions, first printings, bindings, and dust jackets where required. The first three volumes of the Foundation series, awarded a special Hugo in 1966 for best all-time series. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II- 46. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 819-31.

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        Dix, Otto. - "Mutter und Kind".

      - Farblithografie / Pinsel- & Kreidelithografie, in Braun & Rosa, 1951. Von Otto Dix. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 52/57. 57,3 x 46,3 cm (Darstellung / Druckbild) / 68,5 x 55,5 cm (Blatt). Karsch 193. Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert und datiert. Links eigenhändige Auflagenbezeichnung und Titel. - Seltene Farbvariante innerhalb der Auflage! - Originalrandiges Exemplar. Sehr guter Zustand. 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]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Ms. Postkarte m. eigenh. U. „HHesse".

      Zürich, 11. VII. 1951. - 1 S. 8vo. Bleistift. An seinen Freund, den Dozenten Georg Goetz in Kopenhagen. „[ ] Auch ich habe, auf andre Weise, keine guten Zeiten, und schweige lieber vom Privaten. Aber ich lasse Ihnen aus Frankfurt ein Buch schicken, und schicke Ihnen direkt ein paar neuere Kleinigkeiten. Die Ahnenbilder verdanken ihre Existenz, wie Sie sich denken können, nicht einem Talent zum Ahnenkult bei mir, sondern ich liess die Wiedergaben durch meinen Sohn Martin für zahlreiche baltische Verwandte machen, die alle von diesem Ahnenpaar abstammen und seit vielen Jahren Heimat, Besitz und Behagen verloren haben und keinerlei Erinnerungsstücke mehr besitzen [ ] so werden wir Ende Juli wieder Sils Maria aufsuchen, wo hinter den Hotelfassaden verloren und verwahrlost das Haus steht, in dem Nietzsche wohnte [ ]"

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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      London: Robert Hale Limited, [1951] - Octavo, cloth. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Lawrence to August Derleth on front free endpaper: "With all cordial greetings to / August Derleth / from / Margery Lawrence Nov. 1951." Reginald 08729. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with touch of wear at spine ends and corner tips. A nice association copy. (#149987) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Town and the City.

      Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 1951 - The first UK edition, first printing of the author's first book. 8vo. 499pp. Beige cloth lettered in red at spine. Backstrip and upper edges of boards lightly spotted. Endpapers partially browned and with some additional light spotting which also impacts several preliminary and (blank) concluding leaves. A very good copy in very good non-clipped pictorial dust wrapper designed by Stein, with just a touch of spotting and tanning, several tiny closed tears and several slivers of loss from spine ends. First published by Harcourt Brace in the US in March 1950, this distinctly more uncommon UK edition followed a year later. The novel was not a success: it was trashed by a number of reviewers, Kerouac's royalties did not exceed his advance of $1,000 and it was six years before the publication of his next novel, 'On the Road'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Illustrated Man.

      New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,, 1951. Octavo. Original tan cloth, grey lettered spine. With the dust jacket. Very slight bump at head of front cover. An exceptional copy in the dust jacket designed by Sydney Butchkes. First edition, first printing. Bradbury's third collection of short stories, here "they are tied together by the Illustrated Man, the tattoed man from the circus, who is covered with perpetually shifting pictures that show the viewer's fate" (Bleiler).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS - First Edition, 14th Printing, July, 1951

      New York: Works Publishing Inc., 1951. A choice copy, with just microscopic wear to lower corners--you have to really look hard to see it. Bright, immaculate, spine gilt very bright, very suitable for a gift. In a very good-plus color laser COPY dustjacket that has been lightly "stresssed" (so it does not look new) and states Fourteenth Printing on the spine. . Cloth. Very Nearly Fine/Color Laser Copy.

      [Bookseller: Warren Berry]
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        Originalaquarell mit eigenh. U. („RAS 51").

      O. O., 1951. - 175:223 mm. Detailliert ausgeführte Heidelandschaft des vielseitig schaffenden Schriftstellers, der sich ab 1933 auch der Aquarellmalerei zuwandte.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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      New York: Mystery Writers of America, 1951. - The Edgar is presented for the Best Mystery Short Story of 1950. The award, a nine inch, fine porcelain bust of Edgar Allen Poe, is colored white, black, and purple and is lettered in gold on the base with the words M. W. A. AWARD 1951. The bottom inside of the base is marked with the letter "B" surrounded by three black stars. Blochman won this award for his short story DIAGNOSIS: HOMICIDE. Documentation will be included. Edgar Awards rarely appear on the market place and this is a terrific piece to add to any mystery collection, and this is the earliest Edgar Award to be offered for sale.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Requiem for a Nun

      New York: Random House, 1951. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Like New. Signed. Signed, limited edition. Number 66 of 750 copies signed by William Faulkner on the limitation page. About Fine. A beautiful copy, with light rubbing to the bottom edge of the marbled paper. Light fading to topstain. Spine cloth and gilt stamping are remarkably sharp. Acetate wrapper shows light rubbing and a small tear. Signed by William Faulkner on the limitation page. An absolutely stunning copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      Printed by Chromoworks for J. Lyons & Co., 1951. Still life designed and lithographed by Barnett Freedman. J. Lyons & Co. Lithographs, Second Series, No. 4. Framed and glazed. 97 x 72 cms. Very good. A still life of wind and woodwind intruments lying on a table - Freedman also made an oil painting on the same theme which J. Lyons presented to the Tate.

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        The Memoirs of Herbert Hoover: 3 Volumes

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. Complete three volume set, each volume signed and inscribed by Herbert Hoover to the same previous owner, whose bookplates also appear at the front paste down of each volume. Volume I is also signed by Hoover's long-time secretary, "And Bunny, who worked on this! Christmas 1951." Volume I and III are first printings, and Volume II is a second printing. In Very Good condition, lacking dust jackets. Two volumes show a few light scuffs to the spines. Bumped corners. Edge of page blocks spotted stains. Offsetting and light foxing to end papers. A lovely set, with each volume signed by Present Herbert Hoover, each inscribed to the same original owner.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Le feu sur la terre EDITION ORIGINALE Service de presse ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Grasset, 1951. Fine. Grasset, Paris 1951, 12x19cm, broché. - First edition, one of the copies of the press service. Precious autograph signed by the author Marcel Ayme "... ah theater of others ...!" Complete copy of his please insert back slightly insolated. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé de François Mauriac à Marcel Aymé : "... ah! le théâtre des autres!..." Exemplaire complet de son prière d'insérer, dos légèrement insolé.  

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

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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Curiosa]
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      New York:: E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc.,. 1951.. First edition. SIGNED by author." Made into a movie in 1955 starring Anthony Quinn, Charles Coburn, and Peggy Castle. The book is very good or better with very minor wear on corners and spine ends in a dust jacket with some chipping and wear on edges. .

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        The Catcher in the Rye

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company. 1951. First. First edition. Near fine in an age-toned, near very good, price-clipped second printing dustwrapper (as it came to us). A true first edition, presumably someone supplied a second printing jacket to the book at a relatively early date: this copy had been in a private collection for decades as it is. The second printing jacket is pretty much identical to the first printing jacket except that it is 3mm taller and the original $3.00 price on the front flap has been typographically reset (not an issue on this price-clipped copy). The distinction between the first and second printings is often avoided by dealers, and many copies are offered as original that have the second printing jacket. A reasonably attractive copy of Salinger's first book, a post-war highspot and one of the most widely read and beloved coming-of-age novels ever written. Burgess 99. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Thomas Tompion: His Life & Work 1639-1713

      London: B.T. Batsford, Ltd, 1951. 1st. Half-Leather. Collectible; Very Good. #119 OF 350 COPIES SIGNED BY AUTHOR R.W. SYMONDS on the limitation page. A handsome copy to boot of the 1951 true 1st edition. Well-preserved and solidly VG+ in its half-morocco over matching red cloth. Gilt-decorated front panel, bright gilt-lettering to spine. Quarto, 320 pgs., top-edge gilt, crisp black-and-white plates thruout. Light fading along spine, otherwise clean as could be. Elegant monograph on England's pre-eminent clockmaker of the 17th century. Signed by Author.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        Typed Contract Signed ("Tennessee Williams") with his agent Aubrey Wood of Liebling-Wood, countersigned by Wood

      New York, 1951. One page. 1 vols. 4to. Old folds and wrinkles, small chip at outer edge. In green half morocco slipcase. One page. 1 vols. 4to. Extending the current contract, due to expire October 15, 1953, to October 15, 1960.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,. 1951. cloth.. Mild tanning to text paper, a near fine copy in very good plus dust. jacket with the lavender background ink on the front panel faded out. and the yellow ink of publisher imprint and publisher's logo on the. spine panel somewhat faded, touch of edge rubbing, and mild narrow. stain from old cello-tape (since removed) at upper spine end.. (#126712). First edition. Parasitic slug "masters" from outer space "attach themselves to human hosts and control their every thought and action ... Speaking through a host, a master offers mankind a life of contentment, peace, and security of surrender, and the offer appears genuine ... [The novel] allegorizes modern anxiety about the preservation of freedom ... Heinlein anticipates that moment when a man must make the fateful choice between security and freedom." - Berger, Science Fiction and the New Dark Age, p. 106. "Fast- moving tale of paranoid (anti-Communist?) fears run wild. Well handled, a classic of it type." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 291. Filmed in 1994 with Donald Sutherland. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-205. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 4. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1730-34.

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        Les chapelles de Tout-Ankh-Amon, I-II. (Mémoires de l'Institut Francais d'Archéologie Orientale du Caire, LXXII). [TWO VOLUMES].

      Le Caire, Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale, 1951-52. - Two volumes bound in one. Royal quarto 35x28 cm. Pp. 77, (2); (iv), 26 plates, mostly folding, numbered i-xxii, including bis numbers. Both title-pages printed in red and black, both half-titles present. Hardcover, bound in neat pebbled boards, buckram spine with lettering-piece from original printed wrappers. In fine condition. Excellent copy, crisp interior, crisp plates. ~ First edition. Volume II, Plates, which was published a year before Volume I, Text, is bound here first in accordance with its seniority. Mémoires publiés par les Membres de l'Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale du Caire, Tome LXXII.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1951. First Edition. First Printing. Presentation Issue, one of an unstated total limitation (Ahearn mentions "about 1,500 copies) numbered and signed by the author, this being No.481. Octavo; black paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; 861pp. Fine in a virtually flawless dustjacket, unclipped, with a whisp of sunning to the white lettering on the spine and a few pinpoint rubs at the corners. The author's first book, set in Hawaii during the months prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor. A stunning copy, easily the best we've seen or handled.

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      Museum of Modern Art, New York 1951 - 80pp, profusely illustrated in b&w. With a chronology, exhibition history, collections listing, filmography and bibliography. This is the catalogue published in conjunction with the Museum of Modern Art's comprehensive 1951 Alexander Calder retrospective exhibition. It features a text by curator James Johnson Sweeney accompanied by reproductions of sculpture, mechanized works, mobiles, stabiles, drawings, jewelry, previous gallery installations, and more. A most presentable example of the hardbound first printing additionally bearing the BOLDLY SIGNED PRESENTATION "Mit freundlichsten grussen / fur der / guten freund / Bruno E. Werner / Sandy Calder / Washington D.C. / 25 Jan, '58" in his inimitable script in blue ink across the entire title page showing some overall wear to the book and its price-clipped dust jacket as well as a mild dent through the upper foredge tip of the boards and textblock. Bruno Walter was a well-know German writer, art critic, and diplomat who served as his country's cultural attaché in Washington from 1952 through 1961. The date of the inscription coincides with the January 25th, 1958 opening of the artist's one-man exhibition as the twenty-seventh installment of the Corcoran Gallery's "Contemporary American Artists Series". PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Paris: Philippe Gonin, 1951. ONE OF 200 COPIES n. Hardcover. With an Inscribed Original Wood Engraving by the Artist. 327 x 248 mm (12 7/8 x 9 3/4"). 111, [2] pp., [1] leaf (colophon). Translated by L'Abbé Delille [pseudonym of the Chevalier de Langeac]. ONE OF 200 COPIES. Loose as issued in publisher's cream-colored wrappers and vellum-backed portfolio, black titling on spine. In a later patterned paper slipcase. With 80 wood engravings by Lucile Passavant. First preliminary leaf warmly inscribed "To Ed and Mary [Thom?]" from "[Denise?] and Louis"; second preliminary leaf inscribed by the artist to the Thoms; a greeting card illustrated and inscribed by the artist to Mr. and Mrs. Thom laid in at front. A hint of soil to spine, corners worn to boards, faint freckling to covers, the text with isolated trivial foxing, but an excellent copy, the text clean and fresh, and the binding a good deal more than good enough. This is a finely printed and illustrated edition of Virgil's first century B.C. pastoral poems, with intriguing provenance. These evocative and mysterious eclogues (or bucolics) are of great importance as an inspiration for the entire European tradition of pastoral poetry. Additionally, they provided an oblique commentary--of considerable contemporaneous interest--on Roman politics during the time that Gaius Octavian Caesar consolidated his power in the age of post-Julian turmoil. In terms of its modern importance, the book is a showcase for sculptress, painter, and wood engraver Lucile Passavant (1910-2012), who began her career as a voluptuous model posing for French sculptor Aristide Maillol (1861-1944). Though married, he fell in love with her, and she became his mistress. Maillol's close friend and patron, Count Harry Kessler (of Cranach Press fame) wrote in his diary, "in addition to having the kind of young, firm, heavy body that Maillol loved, Lucile was indeed a bright girl, with a talent for sculpture. Her work compares quite favorably with what Maillol was doing at that time. Her young mind was like a sponge, soaking up the master's sense of form and design. She also picked up his sense of graphic design. She carved woodcuts to illustrate classical poetry just like Aristide had done years earlier. She was a natural." As for provenance, the connection between Mr. and Mrs. Thom and Passavant may have been of some importance, as the French notes from the artist to the owners here reflect a friendly relationship.

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        Color postcard print inscribed of his painting "Musical score and Fruit" and signed.

      N. p., 1951. - 8vo. 1 p. To Monsieur Lionel Ancona.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Illustrated Man

      Doubleday 1951 - A fine first edition in a near fine dust jacket, totally unfaded on the spine (rare thus). Inscribed by Ray Bradbury in the year of publication. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Address of the President at the Opening of the Conference

      1951. Signed. (TRUMAN, Harry).Address of the President at the Opening of the Conference on the Japanese Peace Treaty, September 4, 1951.Washington: White House, Christmas 1951.Special limited first edition, number 33 of only 60 copies with the text from Truman?'s speech at the Japanese Peace Conference, printed for President Truman at Christmas 1951, an exceptional presentation/association copy warmly inscribed the month of publication to Truman?'s Secretary of the Air Force, ?"To Hon. Stuart Symington, with best wishes for a Merry Christmas, Harry Truman, Dec. 25, 1951.?"With his ratification of the Japanese Peace Treaty in San Francisco on September 4, 1951, President Harry Truman brought to a conclusion, in his own words, ?"a bitter and costly war.?" That historic event is commemorated here in a special limited edition of only 60 copies, containing the complete ?"Address of the President at the Opening of the Conference on the Japanese Peace Treaty.?" Within Truman speaks of the ?"long and patient negotiations… fair to both victor and vanquished,?" which produced the treaty, and his hopes for moving the world toward ?"a firm and lasting peace.?"Text generally fresh with only light soiling to preliminary and terminal leaves, light staining to original boards. A near-fine presentation copy with an especially memorable association.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Requiem for a Nun

      New York: Random House, 1951. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Like New. Signed. Signed, limited edition. Number 66 of 750 copies signed by William Faulkner on the limitation page. About Fine. A beautiful copy, with light rubbing to the bottom edge of the marbled paper. Light fading to topstain. Spine cloth and gilt stamping are remarkably sharp. Acetate wrapper shows light rubbing and a small tear. Signed by William Faulkner on the limitation page. An absolutely stunning copy.

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      Buenos Aires: Emecé Editores, 1951. First Edition. New. First Printing. Near Fine in illustrated self-wrappers. Tiny owners name stamp to half-title and title page, and aside from some very discreet touch up to the black near the crown of the spine, a bright, Fine copy with the text remarkably unfoxed. A scarce volume collecting nine stories by the Latin American master, including 'Death and the Compass,' 'Funes the Memorious,' and 'The Garden of Forking Paths.' The title story was the basis for the 1992 Alex Cox film starring Peter Boyle, Miguel Sandoval, and Christopher Eccleston. An exemplary copy, and scarce thus.

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        The Catcher in the Rye

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company,, 1951. Octavo. Original black cloth, gilt lettered spine. With the dust jacket. Housed in a custom made red silk solander box. Jacket spine toned, chips to head of spine and corners, spine of binding just slightly rolled. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing, of one of the great American novels of the 20th century.

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        The Autobiography of William Carlos Williams

      New York: Random House, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on the ffep in blue ink; dated October 18, 1951, to a doctor. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Dust jacket in great shape: slight creasing, rubbing and nicks but quite attractive overall. A signed memoir from the great 20th-Century poet and pediatrician. Nice association, from one physician to another.

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        Brief in deutscher Übersetzung a. d. Hand von Wittgensteins Schwester Helene Salzer (geb. Wittgenstein, 1879–1956).

      Cambridge, 8. Juni 1951. - 5¾ SS. auf 3 Bll. Gr.-4to. Brief an Wittensteins Schwester Helene über die Erkrankung und den Tod des Bruders: „Ich schreibe, um Ihnen u. Ihrer Schwester meine Trauer u. mein Mitgefühl anläßlich des Todes Ihres Bruders auszudrücken. Ich bin sehr besorgt, weil weder ich noch die anderen Freunde, trotz eifrigen Suchen[s], die Briefe finden konnten, die Prof. Wittgenstein geschrieben hat, oder zu schreiben beabsichtigte, um Ihnen und Mrs. Stonborough zu erklären, weshalb er Ihnen Beiden seine Krankheit verheimlicht hatte [.] Er litt an einem Prostatakrebs seit dem Frühjahr 1949; die Krankheit war aber schwer zu constatieren u. erst Dr. Bevan [d. i. Edward Vaughan Bevan, 1907–1988], den er im Spätherbst 1949 consultierte, konnte das mit Sicherheit tun u. ihn so behandeln, daß der Schulterschmerz, der durch Metastasen hervorgerufen war, aufhörte und die Krankheit für einige Zeit einen Stillstand erfuhr. Prof. W. war so ziemlich wohl bis zu seiner Rückkehr aus Norwegen im letzten November. Dann begannen Schmerzen durch Metastasen im Rückgrat u. immer heftigere Anfälle. Der Ärgste von diesen, im Jänner, dauerte 14 Tage. Es war damals nicht ganz sicher, ob der Krebs die Ursache dieses Übels sei, aber im Februar fuhr Prof. W. nach Cambridge u. dort wurde er nach der sicheren Diagnose mit tiefgreifenden Röntgenstrahlen behandelt. Er blieb dort im Hause des Dr. Bevan bis zu seinem Tod [.] Nach der Röntgenbehandlung flammte sein Geist, der während eines Jahres niedergedrückt war, wieder auf u. er begann zu arbeiten, wie er es seit dem Beginn seiner Krankheit nicht mehr imstande gewesen war u. er fuhr mit dem Schreiben und den Discussionen fort bis zwei Tage vor seinem Tod [.] Am Freitag ging er aus u. war weniger warm angezogen, als es der Wetterumschwung nötig machte; das hatte eine Bauchfellentzündung zur Folge, an der er Sonntag Abend starb [.]". – Elizabeth Anscombe war nach Wittgensteins Tod neben Rush Rhees und G. H. von Wright einer der drei Verwalter von Wittgensteins philosophischer Hinterlassenschaft. – Mit zwei kleinen Tränenflecken; sehr wohlerhalten.

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        4 private Alben, die die Zeit des LGV von 1951-1975 dokumentieren (Sehr liebevoll gestaltete Alben, die einen Teil der Geschichte des LGV mit zahlreichen SIGNIERTEN Programm renommierter Künstler dokumentieren)

      1951-1975.. 4 Fotoalben, sauber angelegt und alles montiert oder eingeklebt, gute Ex.. 1. Album (1951-1957): 2 Zeitungsartikel über Walter Schlageter (Anm.: Prof. Walter Schlageter (1907-1995), Ettlinger Musiker und Ehrenchorleiter des Bad. Sängerbundes. Nachlass liegt im Stadtarchiv (Abteilung 7) ------ Zeitungsartikel Festaufführung der Kantate von Franz Philipp -------- 2 Fotos Weinausflug nach Neustadt 1951-------- Programm "Zwischen Zeit und Ewigkeit" (Kantate nach Dichtungen v. Hans Thoma), Stadtverwaltung Karlsruhe am 1. Nov. 1951 in der Stadthalle (Dirigent Walter Schlageter) -------- 1 Blatt Festakt Badischer Sängerbund aus Anlaß des 90jährigen Bestehens am 14.9.1952 im Bad. Staatstheater (Ltg. Walter Schlageter) --------- 3 Fotografien Omnibusfahrt nach Wildbad, Freudenstadt und Kuppenheim 1952 ---------- Programm des LGV Karlsruhe "Requiem v. Mozart" am 1.11.1952 in der Stadthalle (Dirigent Walter Schlageter) und Zeitungsartikel dazu --------- mehrere Zeitungsausschnitte zur Hans Thoma-Gedächtnisfeier --------- Programm des LGV Karlsruhe "Requiem v. Mozart" am 2.11.1953 in der Stadthalle und Zeitungsartikel dazu ------- Programm II. Musikalische Morgenfeier des Karlsruher Kammerorchesters im Kleinen Saal der Stadthalle am 15.11.1953 (Ltg. Walter Schlageter) dazu Zeitungsartikel) -------- 4 Fotos Sommerausflug Ettlingen / Herrenalb 1953 ---------- Programm "7. Symphonie-Konzert" des Badischen Staatstheater Karlsruhe am 16.4.1954 in der Stadthalle (Dirigent Otto Matzerath, Chor Walter Schlageter) -------- Zeitungsartikel "Johannes-Passion" in der Stadthalle ---------- Feier anl. der Verabschiedung von Oberschulrat Oskar Haug 30.4.1954 im Schauspielhaus (Programm und Zeitungsartikel (Ltg. Walter Schlageter) --------- 2 Ansichtskarten (Ulm und Weingarten) Konzertreise 10./11.7.1954 Ulm-Ravensburg-Weingarten-Überlingen-Bodensee -------- Programm "Kirchenmusik im Muenster zu Weingarten 10. Juli 1954" LGV Karlsruhe und Zeitungsausschnitt, umseitig 4 s/w Fotos von dieser Reise ------------ Programm LGV Karlsruhe "Festaufführung anl. des 70jährigen Bestehens 13.11.1954 in der Stadthalle "Hans Pfitzner - Von deutscher Seele) Ltg. Walter Schlageter umseitig 9seitiges Textheft und Zeitungsausschnitt ---------- Foto und Ausschnitt "Generalversammlung des LGV 22.1.1955 ------- Programmzettel Festaufführung von Deutscher Seele v. Hans Pfitzner, SIGNIERT von den Mitwirkenden: Maria Wolf, Walter Schlageter, Max Pröbstl, Hanna-Ulrike Vassal (Anm. Max Proebstl (* 24. September 1913 in München; gest. 19. November 1979 ebenda) war ein deutscher Opern- und Oratoriensänger in der Stimmlage Bass) -------- Programm und kl. Werbezettel sowie 2 Zeitungsausschnitte Festakt Bundesliederfest Pfingsten 1955 Badischer Sängerbund --------- Sängerbund Oppenau (5 Fotos, Zeitungsausschnitt, bedrucktes Stoffbändchen v. 1956 und Titelblatt der Festschrift 100 Jahre MGV Sängerbund Oppenau ----------- Programm LGV Karlsruhe "Musikalischer Abend 8.12.1956 im Bismarck-Gymnasium mit Sigrid Weber, Hans Clauser, Frithjof Kessel ----------- Programm LGV Karlsruhe am 5.1.1957 "Joseph Haydn - Die Schöpfung" SIGNIERT von den Mitwirkenden Hanna-Ulrike Vassal, Hans Hofmann (Bass), Walter Schlageter, Erwin Grosse und eine weitere (?), sowie ein Zeitungsartikel und ein s/w Orig.foto dazu --------- Programmheft des LGV Karlsruhe vom 19.10.1957 in der Stadthalle Karlsruhe zu "Carl Orff, Carmina Burana, SIGNIERT von Hanna Ulrike Vassal, Walter Schlageter, Hans Braun, Karl Bernhöft dazu Zeitungsartikel --------- Programm Nancy "Festival du Musique et Chant Choral (Mit Walter Schlageter und H.-U. Vassal... v. 26.10.1957 mit einigen Fotos und Zeitungsausschnitten ///////////////////// 2. Album (1957-1962) Zettel Walter Schlageter zum 50. Geb. -------- Programm des LGV Karlsruhe v. 14. Mai 1958 in der Stadthalle Karlsruhe "Joseph Haydn - Die Schöpfung, SIGNIERT von den Mitwirkenden Claire Fassbender-Luz (geb. 1916 international gefeierte Opernsängerin und später Hoteliersfrau in Freudenstadt), Frederick Dalberg (* 07.01.1908 in Newcastle-on-Tyne, England - 01.03.1988 in Kapstadt, u.a. hervorragender Wagnersänger), Naan Pöld (eig. Benjamin Nathan Feld) 1921-1998, estnischer Tenor), Walter Schlageter, dazu 2 Zeitungsausschnitte ----------- Vereinsfahrt des LGV am 8. Juni 1958 nach Calw (Bildausschnitte und 5 Fotos), Nachruf und Todesanzeige Karl Heß ------------ Zeitungsausschnitt zum 60. Geb. v. Willi Preis (1958) ----------- Einladung 75 Jahre LGV / 5 Jahre Karlsruher Lehrerspielschar zur Aufführung "Des Königs Schatten" v. Bernt von Heiseler v. 24.-27.10.1958 ---------- Programm "Festakt 23.11.1958 Stadthalle Karlsruhe mit Einlaßkarte (Ltg. Walter Schlageter -------- 2 Einlaßkarte des LGV v. 29.11.1958 + 6.12.1958 und 3 Abb. v. Elisabeth Schmidt, Naan Pöld und Ingrid Sahlin -------------- Programm des LGV Karlsruhe zur Feier des 75jährigen Jubiläums "Festkonzert am 6.12.1958", SIGNIERT v. den Mitwirkenden Elisabeth Schmidt, Komponist Fritz Kölble, Walter Schlageter, Ingrid Sahlin, Naan Pöld, Franz Philipp (Komponist) (Franz Joseph Philipp (* 24. August 1890 in Freiburg im Breisgau; gest. 2. Juni 1972 ebenda) war ein deutscher Kirchenmusiker und Komponist). 1924 Direktor des Badischen Konservatoriums für Musik in Karlsruhe) und Zeitungsausschnitt --------- Programm "Kreisliedertag am 7./8. 3.1959 in Karlsruhe des Sängerkreis Karlsruhe in der Stadthalle ------------- Programmheft, Programmzettel und Zeitungsausschnitt des LGV v. 6.5.1959 in der Stadthalle, SIGNIERT v. Elisabeth Schmidt, Naan Pöld, Hans Ochsenkiel ----------- Programmheft und Zeitungsausschnitt "Neue Chormusik Ludwigsburg 10. Oktober 1959 Stadthalle ----------- Flyer Grands Concerts Symphoniques du Conservatoire 8.11.1959 in Nancy (Direct. Walter Schlageter), 2 Zeitungsausschnitte sowie Programmzettel SIGNIERT v. Elisabeth Schmidt (Sopran), Naan Pöld, Clemens Kaiser-Breme (Clemens Kaiser-Breme (* 8. August 1908 in Bochum; gest. 12. Januar 1997 in Niederkassel) war ein deutscher Opernsänger (Stimmlage Bariton) und Musikpädagoge), Walter Schlageter ----------- Einladung zur Generalversammlung des LGV am 6.2.1960 im "Salmen" am Ludwigsplatz (Karlsruhe) -------- 1 Blatt Einladung des LGV Karlsruhe zur Fastnacht am 1.3.1960 --------- Programmzettel des Badischen Sängerbundes, Konzert 30.4.1960 in der Stadthalle Karlsruhe und Zeitungsausschnitt -------- Bundesliederfest Karlsruhe Pfingsten 1960, zahlr. Artikel und Bildausschnitte ---------- Jungbürgerfeier 25.6.1960 Schwarzwaldhalle Karlsruhe "Carmina Burana" mit Walter Schlageter LGV Karlsruhe "Sängerfahrt 1960 nach Alpirsbach" ---------- Tagesordnung der Generalversammlung ----------- einige Artikel und Ausschnitte zu Fastnachtsveranstaltungen --------- Programm Männerchor Pforzheim-Brötzingen 1861-1961, Carmina Burana, 2. Sonderkonzert, SIGNIERT v. 3 Mitwirkenden Hanna Ulrike Vassal, Barry Mc Daniel, Eric Marion (Barry McDaniel (* 18. Oktober 1930 in Lyndon, Kansas) ist ein US-amerikanischer Bariton, der seine Karriere fast ausschließlich in Deutschland gestaltete. Neben seiner Bühnentätigkeit trat er auch als Konzert- und Liedsänger hervor), Zeitungsartikel dabei ---------- Programm Gruppenkonzert der Sängergruppe Karlsruhe am 24.9.1961 Stadthalle Karlsruhe --------- Programm und Textbuch "König David" Musik v. Arthur Honegger, am 27.1.1962, SIGNIERT Ingeborg Reichelt, Katja Fischer-Dobbelstein, Friedrich Wilhelm Andreas, Naan Pöld, Oskar Haug und einige Zeitungsausschnitte dazu --------- Morgenfeier der "Woche der Brüderlichkeit 11.3.1962 der gesellschaft für christlich-jüdische Zusammenarbeit in Karlsruhe (Einladung, Programm und Zeitungsartikel) /////////////////// 3. Album (1962-1966): Tagesordnung der Generalversammlung des LGV v. 16.3.1962 mit 18 s/w Fotos und 1 Zeitungsausschnitt ---------- 100 Jahre Badischer Sängerbund (Zeitungsartikel) -------- Programm "Festakt aus Anlass des 100j. Bestehens des Badischen Sängerbund am 24.6.1962 im Badischen Staatstheater" und Zeitungsartikel ----------- Einladung zum Ausflug des LGV am 1.7.1962 v. Pforzheim nach Bad Liebe...

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        Ms. Brief mit eigenh. U.

      New York, 19. Februar 1951. - 1½ SS. Gr.-4to. An Barbara (Betty) Gaun (1891–1967), die von etwa 1912 bis zur Auflösung des Palais in der Argentinierstraße 1951 Hausdame der Familie Wittgenstein gewesen war: „[.] Wie Ihnen Herr Lichtenegger wohl gesagt haben wird, bin ich mit der von Ihnen [e. korrigiert zu:] ihm empfohlenen Verteilung der Moebel vollkommen einverstanden. Ich habe allerdings den Wunsch gehabt, dass namentlich Sie ausser den von Ihnen gewuenschten Moebeln noch irgendein Bild als Andenken erhalten sollten. In Ihrem Falle habe ich mir gedacht, Sie sollten eines der Blumenbilder bekommen, die in meinem Porzellanzimmer im 1. Stock der Argentinierstrasse gehangen sind. Ich habe das deshalb gemeint, damit Sie sehen, dass es keine Ausmusterer sind, die ich als Andenken verteile! Da Sie sich aber, wie mir Herr Lichtenegger schreibt, nicht mehr genau erinnern, welche Bilder dort gehangen sind, und da Ihnen ja doch an den Moebeln mehr gelegen ist, sollten Sie sich wenigstens aus den sogenannten Rolino[e. korrigiert zu:] Raulinoblättern (Herr Lichtenegger wird Sie Ihnen zeigen) ein pa[a]r aussuchen; je ein solches Blatt sollten dann auch die Magda, Marie, Groemer u. Schreier erhalten. Auch die beiden Radierungen von Kasimir habe ich zu diesem Zweck bestimmt. Meine Waesche und die huebschen Zierdecken wuerde ich allerdings sehr gerne hierhergeschickt kriegen. Hier ist so etwas kaum zu kriegen, u. ich koennte sie, wenn irgend jemand zur Jause kommt[,] sehr gut brauchen. Vielleicht kann Herr Lichtenegger sie einmal mit den noch in Wien befindlichen Photographien herschicken. Dass Ihnen die Aufloesung des Hauses nahegeht davon bin ich ueberzeugt! [.]" – Die erwähnten „Raulinoblätter" stammen von dem Maler und Aquarellisten Tobias Dionys Raulino (1785–1839), der zahlreiche Veduten mit Ansichten aus der südlichen Umgebung Wiens geschaffen hat, die auch als Lithographien reproduziert wurden. – Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf; mit Rundstempel der „Österreichischen Zensurstelle"; kleinere Faltspuren, sonst sehr wohlerhalten.

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        THE BIG KILL.

      E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc.,, New York: 1951 - First edition. His fifth book. INSCRIBED, "Hi Dave - A big hello! Mickey Spillane." Minor wear otherwise very good to near fine, in very good plus dust jacket with minimal edge wear and a light staining to verso. Very scarce signed--or unsigned. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A History of the Crusades

      Cambridge: at the University Press,, 1951-52-54. The First Crusade and the Foundation of the Kingdom of Jerusalem; The Kingdom of Jerusalem and the Frankish East; The Kingdom of Acre and the Later Crusades. 3 volumes, octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spines gilt. With the dust jackets. Smart copies in excellent condition, with the top edges somewhat dust darkened, and the jackets spine-tanned and a little creased along the edges, with a tiny tear to the bottom front panel of the jacket in volume three (also price-clipped). First editions, first impressions (except for volume one a first reprint), very scarce presentation copies, of this important history of the Crusades. All three volumes are inscribed by the author on the half title, "For Anthony Hobson, Steven Runciman". Anthony Hobson (1921-2014) was the director of Sotheby's and noted bibliophile. Runciman's History of the Crusades is his most enduring work, a "major achievement of narrative history infused by passion and at times romanticism, as a result of which he has been compared to Macaulay. Inherent in the work is regret at the deplorable failure of the crusading West to understand Byzantium and the East. Runciman's style of writing, and perhaps also his detachment from the narrow confines of academic life, gave him access to a wide cultivated readership, much of which had hitherto been quite unfamiliar with Byzantium" (ODNB).

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      New York, New York: New Directions. First Edition (First American) - Nap (No Additional Printing Stated, Thus First). The Book Is Bound In Mustard Cloth Over One Quarter Green With Gilt Stamped Lettering On The Spine. Photograph By Roloff Beny On The Front And On The Slip Case. Publisher Information Sheet Attached To The Slip Case. No Mention Of The Beny Photograph. Top Edges Dyed Green. The Book Has Moderate Wear To The Spine, Else Fine. The Slip Case Has Light Dust Soiling. The Attached Publishers Sheet Is In Very Good Condition. . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1951.

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