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        Thornton’s Temple of Flora, with plates faithfully reproduced from the original engravings and the work described by Geoffrey Grigson, with Bibliographical Notes by Handasyde Buchanan

      London 1951. . Limited edition, no. 62 of 250 copies on hand-made paper, signed by the three contributors, folio, viii, 20 pp. 12 coloured and 21 black and white plates with tissues plus 2 facsimile pages and a portrait, a few light marginal spots. Original half morocco, one edge slightly worn, t.e.g., a very good copy in its slipcase, this with some wear.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        From Here to Eternity

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1951. First. First edition. Top edge toned, else near fine in a nice, very good or better dustwrapper with one internal repair and some rubbing. Inscribed by the author "With appreciation for 'the kind of fan a writer likes to have.' All personal Best, James Jones. Paris 21 Oct 1968." A nice copy of the author's scarce first novel, winner of the National Book Award and basis for the Academy Award-winning film with Burt Lancaster, Deborah Kerr, Montgomery Clift, Donna Reed, and Frank Sinatra. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Day of the Locust

      London: The Grey Walls Press. (1951). First. Uncorrected proof of the first English edition. Unprinted wrappers. Pages a trifle browned, author and title written on the front wrap, a nice, very good or better copy. The timeless and quintessential Hollywood novel; West explores the frustration, violence, and savagery beneath the glamour and glitz. A very uncommon issue. .

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        The Life of John Maynard Keynes

      London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd,, 1951. With six autograph and typed letters, signed, to C. Sharp (and two retained copies of tlss from Sharp to Harrod), discussing the dollar. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edge red, . Portrait frontispiece and 7 black and white plates. Bookplate to the front pastedown. An excellent copy in the bright jacket that has a sunned spine, edges a little darkened, and slightly soiled rear panel. First edition. A lovely copy of Harrod's best known work.

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        Dianetics: The Original Thesis

      The Wichita Publishing Co. copyright 1951, Wichita, KS - Title page has a scientology Box 242, Silver Spring, Maryland. U. S. A. Distribution Center of Dianetics and Scientology address label affixed over the original distributed by The Hubbard Dianetic Foundation, 211 W. Douglas Wichita address. Green cloth covered boards with no titles, iii, glossary, 101 pages. Bumping and curling to head and tail spine cloth extremities, light rubbing to board cloth extremities. Tight spine clean cloth covered boards, clean unmarked interior pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Footnote Books]
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        Textes et Images. Revue Trimestrielle. Printemps 1951. Animateur Marcel Boin.

      Marcel Boin. Bourges. 1951., Bourges. - 4to. Wrappers. Colour linogravures by Gischia, Jegoudez, Calmettes, Piaubert, Gilioli and Lagrange. Paper browned (although the prints are on a better stock), covers a little worn and lightly frayed. No.29/300 copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      New York: Gnome Press Publishers, later Gnome Press, Inc.,. [1951-1953]. Octavo, three volumes,. first volume bound in cloth, others in boards.. FOUNDATION is a near fine copy with mild dust soiling to top edge in. very good to very good plus dust jacket with light wear, slight loss. to corners, light rubbing to edges and spine folds, loss to lower. spine edge, a quarter of an inch at its greatest extent, and two very. shallow chips from upper spine at each corner. The front panel is. quite bright and attractive. FOUNDATION AND EMPIRE is a near fine. copy with mild dust soiling to top edge and some of the usual rubbing. along bottom edges of boards in very good plus to near fine dust. jacket with mild age-darkening to spine panel, some light rubbing. along front spine fold, a bit of rubbing to spine ends, small tear at. upper edge of front panel with neat internal tape mend, and light. soiling to rear panel. SECOND FOUNDATION is an about near fine copy. with rubbing to upper and lower edges of boards in a very good plus. dust jacket with light age-darkening to spine panel, light wear to. spine ends, two tiny closed tears to lower spine end, light edge wear. to corners, two closed tears to rear panel, one at top edge, the. other at bottom edge, some dust soiling to rear panel, and some. foxing to flaps and inner surface. The set presents well overall.. (#125469). 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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      - Akvarell. Signerad och daterad: "Forssell. 69". 8,5 × 14,5 cm. Ny förgylld ram. Syrafri passepartout. Proveniens: Amanuens Erik Sörling, Stockholm. Litteratur: Viggo Loos, Victor Forssell (1951), s. 23 (avbildad) & s. 230 (med felaktigt angivna mått). | Hans Rabén, "Victor Forssell - den minst kända av våra erkända konstnärer", Konsthistorisk tidskrift, 1936, s. 61 (avbildad) & s. 66. Utställd: Stockholm, Kungl. Akademien för de fria konsterna. Minnesutställning över Ivar Nyberg, Emerik Stenberg, Alfred Bergström, Victor Forssell, mars 1932, under 1869, kat. nr 218 ("Landskap. Akvarell."). | Stockholm, Holländsk konst A.-B. (Arsenalsgatan 10 A), Victor Forssell 1846-1931. Minnesutställning, september 1941, under Akvarell, kat. nr 86. | Stockholm, Sveriges Allmänna Konstförening. Victor Forssell 1846-1931. Minnesutställning i Konstnärshuset, september 1950, kat. nr 130. Denna lilla akvarell från 1869 är den tidigaste kända målningen av Forssell enligt Viggo Loos' katalog över hans verk. Den har utställts flera gånger och avbildas bl. a. i Loos' monografi. Akvarellen "föreställer ett kustlandskap med höga, skogklädda bergpartier, bakom vilka man skymtar havet under en blekt lysande himmel med stormrivna moln. [.] Han har här släppt sig lös från det akademiska tragglet i en slarvig men charmfull improvisation, som koloristiskt redan låter ana den blivande mästaren" (Rabén s. 66).

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        Sugar Ray Robinson

      New York: Greenberg. (1951). First. First edition. Fine in very near fine dustwrapper with a short, slightly creased tear at the top of the front panel. Inscribed by author Schoor to baseball great Joe Di Maggio: "October 10, 1951 to Joe Di Maggio, The greatest baseball figure in the history of the Sport -- But more important one of the sweetest guys I've ever had the privelidge(sic) of knowing. Gene Schoor." An exceptionally scarce boxing book, with an incomparable inscription. .

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        Guys and Dolls: A Musical Fable of Broadway

      New York: Musical Theater, ca. 1951. 4to. Mimeographed typescript. Approx. 150 leaves bound with brads. Very good. Scarce.

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        Zwei Briefe und eine Postkarte mit eigenh. U.

      Karlsruhe, 5. Juli 1951, 5. November 1951 und 4. Mai 1952.. Zusammen 3 SS. Qu.-8vo. Im linken Rand gelocht.. An den Pastor Wolf-Dieter Zimmermann in Berlin, der Heckel um grafische Beiträge für seine Zeitschrift &quote;Unterwegs&quote; gebeten hatte. In dem Brief vom 5. Juli 1951 bedankt sich Heckel für die Übersendung der Hefte seiner Zeitschrift, für die er ihm gerne einige Arbeiten zur Reproduktion senden möchte. Er werde aber erst nach Schluss der Semesterferien dazu kommen, Aufnahmen herstellen zulassen. Am 5. November 1951 sendet Heckel beiliegend fünf Photographien nach grafischen Blättern, &quote;die vielleicht zur Reproduktion in Ihrer Zeitschrift geeignet sein werden&quote;. Heckel bittet Zimmermann nach Veröffentlichung um je ein Reproduktionsexemplar der Zeitschrift. In dem Brief vom 4. Mai 1952 bedankt sich Heckel für die übersandten drei Exemplare der Zeitschrift &quote;Unterwegs&quote; - &quote;die ich bestens verdanke, in der Sie sowohl den Aufsatz meines Schwagers Alfred Nielsen, wie meinen Holzschnitt - Landschaft mit Regenbogen - abgedruckt haben&quote;.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Seis Poemas Inéditos y Nueve Más. Viñetas Ricardo Fuente. Cubierta Miguel Abad.

      Colección Ifach, Alicante 1951 - 48pp. 1 lámina. Estampación a dos tintas. Carpeta editorial. Muy buen ejemplar. Contiene: Égloga ; Sino sangriento ; Elegía ; Yo no quiero más luz ; Muerte nupcial ; Cantar ; Madre ; La boca ; Hijo de la sombra ; Hijo de la luz ; Hijo de la luz y de la sombra ; Niño ; Nana a mi niño ; A mi hijo ; El niño de la noche ; Vuelo ; Sepultura de la imaginación. Edición de 1000 ejemplares. Bella y cuidada edición. Los editores de la misma (Vicente Ramos y Manuel Molina) relataron con profusión de detalles en su libro "Miguel Hernández en Alicante" (1976, pp. 97-128) los avatares de la misma, reconociendo el doble objetivo que persiguieron: >. Los poemas fueron seleccionados, de acuerdo con Josefina Manresa, por Molina y Ramos, con la ayuda de Miguel Abad y Ricardo Fuente, habiéndose incluido algunos poemas publicados en diversas revistas de los años 40 (la alicantina VERBO, la vallisoletana Halcón, la ilicitana ESTILO y la madrileña PUNTO), además de incluir los dos poemas editados por Miguel Hernández en la Revista de Occidente en su número 156 (junio 1936) y 6 poemas inéditos. Una vez editado, debió circular de manera clandestina al prohibirse su venta, llegando a prohibirse >. Size: Gran Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Radio Script]: Come Back, Little Sheba by William Inge Adapted for Radio

      [No place]: United States Steel Corporation presents The Theatre Guild on the Air. 1951. First. Marked "Final Rehearsal." Quarto. Stapled mimeographed leaves printed rectos only. 58pp. Some foxing and moderate wear on the first and last leaves, very good. An adaptation of the Broadway drama that featured Gary Cooper and Shirley Booth. The play displays extensive textual corrections in pencil by the director of the play, Homer Fickett. Booth won a Tony Award for Best Actress in the 1950 Broadway play, and went on to star in the 1952 film (adapted by Ketti Frings) for which she also won an Oscar for Best Actress. Robert Anderson, who did the adaptation, is best known for his own Broadway plays including Tea and Sympathy (1953), You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running (1967), and I Never Sang for My Father (1968). The Theatre Guild on the Air began as an hour long dramatic series on radio that was adapted for television from 1953 to 1963 and sponsored by the United States Steel Corporation. The program's content mixed adaptations of traditional plays and original scripts by writers such as Rod Serling. The series featured many notable actors including Martin Balsam, Tallulah Bankhead, James Dean, Keir Dullea, Andy Griffith, Rex Harrison, Celeste Holm, Jack Klugman, Peter Lorre, Walter Matthau, Paul Newman, George Peppard, Johnny Carson, and many more. OCLC locates a single copy of this script, at the University of Virginia. .

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        Eigenhändige Postkarte an Ad. Hellmann. Beidseitig beschrieben.,

      Wernstein am Inn, 27.9. 1951. - 10, 5 x 14 cm. "Meine Lieben: Wieder eingetroffen: Es war sehr bunt, erholsam und lehrreich. - nun geht wieder Eingewöhnung und einem gefährlich hohem Stapel angesammelter Post [.] So hoffe ich mich bald melden zu dürfen. Euer alter Alfred". - Beiliegend: Ein maschingeschriebener Brief m. Kuvert v. Johanna Hellmann an Oscar H. Menger, dat. 28. XI. 1951. Im Auftrag Alfred Kubins wurde die hs. Postkarte diesem Brief beiliegend übermittelt. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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      New York, NY: Curt Valentin, 1951. portfolio, slipcase. 4to. portfolio, slipcase. unpaginated. Text in English, French, and German. Limited to 320 numbered copies, signed on colophon. Printed by Fequet et Baudier, Paris, for the publisher. English translation by Ralph Manheim. Introductory comments followed by 28 woodcut illustrations by the author, 8 in two colors. Text loosely inserted in portfolio. Arp (1886-1966) was a German born French artist who participated in the Dada, Surrealist, and Constructivist movements. Slipcase worn at edges and soiled. Portfolio tanned on spine.

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        SCHWEIZERISCHE ZEITSCHRIFT FÜR GESCHICHTE. Revue Suisse d' Histoire. Rivista Storica Svizzera. 59 Jahrgänge: 1 (1951) - 59 (2009). Vollständig, gebunden. ISSN: 0036-7834. Herausgeber: Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Geschichte.

      Basel : Schwabe, 1951 - 2009.. 59 Bände. Gr.-8°, Hardcover/Pappeinband. 59 Bände!!! Der Titel wurde aus einer Fachbibliothek ausgesondert und ist noch mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Bucheinbände teilweise mit Lager- und Gebrauchsspuren. Seiten sauber. Bindungen fest. Guter Zustand. Angaben zu den Versandkosten schicken wir Ihnen gern auf Anfrage. Bitte beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an wissenschaftlichen Zeitschriften. // Collection of 59 Volumes, up from Volume 1 (1951). Formerly from library-collection. Covers partly with shelf wear. Pages clean. Good condition. Please ask for shipping-fees. zqx mbx

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        Untitled (Panama University)

      (1951). Photograph in near fine condition, with soiling and edgewear to the board.. Original 13 X 10 1/2 inch print by Ezra Stoller mounted onto a 14 X 14 inch board; SIGNED by the photographer. Representative of Stoller's interest in monuments of modern architecture, this image depicts a minimalist structure at Panama University, designed by architects Ricardo J. Bermudez, Guillermo De Roux, and Octavio M?ndez Guardia. Presumably used for publication purposes, the board has several pencil notations written on both sides, with the photographer's stamp and three stickers adhered to the verso.

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      Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House,. 1951. Octavo,. cloth.. Mild bumps to spine ends, mild tanning to paste-downs, else a fine. copy in nearly fine dust jacket with mild age-darkening to spine. lettering and touch of rubbing to spine ends and corner tips. Quite a. nice copy. Signed or inscribed copies of this book are very uncommon.. (#132269). First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Smith to A. Langley Searles on the front free endpaper: "For A. Langley Searles, / with compliments of / Clark Ashton Smith / Dec. 12th, 1951." 563 copies printed. A selection of forty poems, ably showing off his brand of the fantastic, which was heavily influenced by the French Decadents. His sixth collection of poems and the first of three issued by Arkham House. "Lyric poetry offered Smith (as it did Lovecraft and, arguably Poe, as well) a purer form for the expression of his chief literary genius, which was the painting of fantastic tableaus, vignettes and landscapes with little need for character, dialogue or action." - Robert Eldridge.

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        Death In The Air

      Avon Books #379, New York 1951 - Housed in handsome custom made lucite box. Signed by Agatha Christie. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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      Société Asiatique d'Editions décembre 1951-décembre 1952, Saïgon - Reliure cuir rouge, 31cm x 25cm, 12 numéros avec couvertures illustrées en couleurs, 80pp par numéro mais 96pp pour le n°3-4 (presque tous les feuillets de publicité manquent sauf pour le n°11), très nombreuses photos en n/bl et en couleurs, cartes, 2,61kg. Petites usures au bord gauche du second plat, quasi-totalité des feuillets de publicités absents (sauf au n°11), couverture verso du n°1 avec plis et petite déchirure au bord gauche, sinon excellent état. Tête de collection de cette revue, abondamment illustrée en n/bl et en couleurs, née de la fusion des deux grandes revues françaises d'Extrême-Orient "Sud-Est Asiatique" et "Caravelle illustrée". Principaux articles des 5 premiers numéros (la liste des principaux articles des 13 numéros sera adressée sur demande): N°1 de décembre 1951: 1946-1951: Comment l'Amérique a évolué (dans sa politique indochinoise), par Raymond Cartier (2pp). de Lattre convainc les Américains, par Lucien Bodard, envoyé spécial (4pp). Le Vietminh dans l'impasse, par Pierre Célerier (6pp). Pacification de l'île de la flibuste (l'île de Cu Lao Ré), par François Sully (6pp). Le bataille du caoutchouc (6pp). Parachutage sur le Haut-Laos, par Robert-Charles Romilly (6pp). Le monde déconcentrationnaire, par Robert Aeschelmann (à propos d'un camp de prisonniers vietminhs en Cochinchine, dirigé par le Lieutenant Gardère, de la Légion étrangère) (4pp). Nuages sur la Birmanie, par Lucien Bodard (6pp). Charme de Hué, par H. Guibier (6pp). N° 2 de janvier 1952: Le Haut-Conseil de l'Union Française (3pp). La médecine vietnamienne, par Tran-Tuong (4pp). La guerre de Malaisie, par Lucien Bodard (reportage) (6pp). La suprématie aérienne, garant de la sécurité et de la paix dans le Pacifique, par le Général Chassin (Commandant de l'Air en Extrême-Orient) (3pp). Un article sur les combats dans la Plaine des Joncs, par Robert Aeschelmann (8pp). Un article sur les combats en pays Thaï autour de Nghia-Lo (Bataillon Thaï et 2e Bataillon Etranger de Parachutistes), par Edouard Axelrad (6pp). Le panthéon brahmanique au Cambodge, par André Marchal (Conservateur des ruines d'Angkor) (4pp). Drame social et militaire aux Philippines: Les Hucks, par Jacques Grobois (4pp). Un article sur Phnom-Penh port de mer, par Jacques de la Ferrière (4pp). Un article sur les combats à Cho Ben, à Hoa Binh et dans la vallée de la Rivière noire (Tonkin) (Légion, Tabors, Muong, Marine), par François Sully (3pp). N° 3-4 de février-mars: N° Spécial consacré au Maréchal Jean de Lattre, à l'occasion de son décès: Les grands moments de sa vie (5pp); Hommage, par Jean Letourneau (1p); De Lattre en Indochine, bilan d'une grande année, par J(ean)-P(ierre) D(annaud) (10pp); Un Croisé français des temps modernes, par Graham Jenkins (3pp); Ses funérailles (4pp en couleurs). Le Vietnam sous le signe du Dragon, par Doan Quan Tan (6pp). Message de S.M. Bao-Daï à l'occasion du Nouvel An Vietnamien (2pp). Convulsions siamoises, par B. Tesselin (à propos des récents coups d'Etat en Thaïlande) (4pp). Un article sur l'Ecole Française d'Extrême-Orient, par son Directeur Louis Malleret (6pp). Un article sur le port de Saïgon la nuit, par Bruno Rajan (8pp). Psychanalyse de l'Armée de l'Union Française, par Lucien Bodard (à propos notamment des Légionnaires et des combattants vietminh passés dans l'autre camp) (7pp). Le Vietminh au Cambodge, par Pierre Christian (avec photos saisies au camp de formation des cadres vietminh de Kum dans la province de Kampot) (5pp). Un article sur la N.R.P., la Réserve Nationale de Police japonaise (embryon d'armée entraînée par les Américains), par Bernard Ullmann (4pp). N° 5 d'avril: Permanence et rénovation de l'esprit Légion (8pp). Un reportage à Bali par Alain de Prelle (6pp). Naissance d'une armée nationale, par le Général Nguyên-Van-Hinh (6pp). Un article sur le théâtre traditionnel chinois, par Jean-Michel de Kermadec (6pp). Pourquoi je ne combats plus, par Chu Van Duc, Capitaine vietminh fait prisonnier à Xom-Pheo (3pp). Un ar

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        Thin Paper Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary

      Springfield, Mass., G. & C. Merriam Co.,, 1951. Based on Webster's New International Dictionary Second Edition. Octavo. Contemporary full red morocco by Maurin, titles and decoration to spine gilt, multiple fillet border to boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. Thumb index edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Typed Letter Signed "Charles" with a handwritten postscript

      Darien, CT 1951 - 1 page, 11 x 8.5 inches, Scott's Cove, Darien, Connecticut, August 14, 1951. Written to Frederic R. Coudert, international law attorney and powerful political power broker, declining to attend a function due to a need to maintain his and Anne's privacy, in part: ".A certain amount of publicity almost invariably arises when we go to dinners or meetings, and we are most anxious to continue living quietly with our children. It is difficult to describe the relief it has been to us to be able to move about normally, to go to restaurants, theaters, etc. in the city without being recognized, pointed out, and pestered with requests for autographs etc. One loses contact with the essential elements of life when one is too constantly on newspapers pages." Lindbergh adds a handwritten closing: "I am extremely sorry that circumstances prevent our being with you that evening." Very good condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Log from the Sea of Cortez

      New York: The Viking Press,, 1951. The narrative portion of the book, Sea of Cortez, by John Steinbeck and E. F. Ricketts, 1941, here reissued with a profile "About Ed Ricketts". Octavo. Original dark red cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt, top edge red, red map endpapers. With the dust jacket. 2 portrait frontispieces. An exceptional copy in the bright, price-clipped jacket that has some nicks to the extremities. First edition, first printing. A very attractive copy.

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        Original Dustwrapper Artwork for Dance of Death

      Collins, London 1951 - The finished artwork for the first edition d/w of this book, image 13.5" x 17" (33.8cm x 42.5cm) in gouache and watercolour on artboard, with Collins printer's yellow instruction sheet on the verso, not signed, artist unknown [Attributes: First Edition]

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        JERUSALEM. The Emanation of the Giant Albion

      London: Trianon Press for the William Blake Trust, [1951]. 4to, (6), ix text, and 100 pochoir colorplates. Blue buckram, gilt title. Very good copy in a new slipcase. Limited to 516 copies. The definitive facsimile of one of BlakeÕs greatest works and the first of the magnificent series of facsimiles created by the Trianon Press of BlakeÕs illuminated books. The Preludium is by Joseph Wicksteed and the Bibliographical Statement by Geoffrey Keynes. Bentley 78. "Blake's etched copperplates, giving the text of his poem and the basis of the designs, were printed by him in a rich orange ink and were then illuminated by hand in water colours and gold. The etched base has now been reproduced by collotype in orange and the prints have then been coloured by hand by a stencilling process, so that the final result bears the closest possible resemblance to Blake's original plates. An average of forty-four applications of water colours was required for each full page illustration, of which there are four. Of the remainder, fifty-one have some text with designs filling half the page or more, and thirty-five have text with small marginal decorations.". (Introduction)

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      New York: Simon & Schuster, (1951). First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dustwrapper. Illustrated by the author. This copy INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the artist on the page with the publisher's logo: "For the Heyn's/with much love/HIRSCHFELD 7/77." In addition Hirschfeld has drawn an ORIGINAL SELF-PORTRAIT incorporating the Simon & Schuster spotlight transforming it into a bass that he is strumming. While signed books by Hirschfeld are still readily obtainable, those with original drawings, especially one such as this that superbly captures the artist's wit and imagination, have become quite scarce.

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        [Radio script]: Hamlet. Adapted for Radio by John Gielgud

      [No place]: United States Steel Corporation presents The Theatre Guild on the Air. 1951. First. Marked "First [struck through] Second Revise." Quarto. Stapled mimeographed leaves printed rectos only. 107pp. Some foxing and moderate wear on the first and last leaves, very good. An adaptation of the famous play, with the ownership signature and extensive corrections in the hand of the director Homer Fickett. The Theatre Guild on the Air began as an hour long dramatic series on radio and later for television (from 1953 to 1963) sponsored by the United States Steel Corporation. OCLC locates two copies of an adaptation of Hamlet by Gielgud, at a slightly later date. .

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        A Dance to the Music of Time. Complete in twelve volumes comprising 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 Phi

      Heinemann, London 1951-1975 First Editions, first printings. 8vo. Original publisher's uniform bindings. A trace of light spotting to the top- and fore-edges of four volumes, and several small areas of staining to the board upper edges of the third volume ('The Acceptance World'). A very nice, crisp set housed in the original Broom-Lynne designed dust wrappers, that of the second volume ('A Buyer's Market') being from a second impression text, but all of the rest in their correct first printing non-price-clipped wrappers, several slightly chafed and nicked at edges but most fine or virtually fine. Also included is a proof copy of the first edition of 'The Military Philosophers'. A very good set of Powell's celebrated sequence - a Burgess Ninety-Nine.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Guys and Dolls: A Musical Fable of Broadway.

      New York: Musical Theater, ca. 1951. - 4to. Mimeographed typescript. Approx. 150 leaves bound with brads. Very good. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Curtains For Three

      Viking Press, New York 1951 - Inscribed and dated by the author on the front-free end-paper: "10/11/51 For Jim McGovern - with grateful appreciation for his gallant rescue of a lady in distress - Rex Stout". Front-free end-paper also has previous owner's name and address stamp. Head and tail of book spine are bumped, especially the lower front corner of spine. Boards are lightly soiled overall with sunning to the spine and extreme edges. Head of page edges has several small areas of discoloration, the largest being 1/2" by 3/16". Tiny flecks of dirt on head and tail of page and board edges. Very good minus dust jacket is rubbed and chipped with loss up to 1/4" at head and tail of spine. Lower front corner of jacket spine has a 7/8" diagonal closed tear with several adjacent creases. Fore-edge corners are rubbed with slight amount of loss; fore-edge folds are also rubbed, especially the back fold. All upper and lower edges are thoroughly creased. Back jacket panel and jacket spine have intermittent rubs. White text on jacket spine shows signs of soil. Not price clipped. Please use close-up options for best inspection. Additional photos available at your request. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: R & G Bliss Books]
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        Industry Map of El Paso, El Paso County, TX

      San Francisco, Calif.: Southern Pacific Company, rev. 1958. 1951 - Blueline print, 36" x 91". From Anapra station point, near Bowen and Brickland station points to Ed Anderson Municipal Airport, and Rio Grande River north to Biggs Field. WIth Index to Industries, approx 650 entries indexed to map by number. Scale approx 1" = 1000'.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Nuclear Structure. Collection of offprints 1951-1954, including Bohr's doctoral dissertation.

      - 7 publications. Copenhagen & New York 1951-54. Several items with handwritten notes and formulas. Bound in a brown cloth-backed volume with title in gold (Nuclear Structure I. 1951-54) on spine. * * Aage Bohr's own copy of the seminal publications by which he and Ben Mottelson established themselves as leaders in the field of nuclear structure. Their pioneering work, for which they won the Nobel Prize in 1975, was later summed up in the monograph 'Nuclear Structure I-II' (1969-75). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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        Florentine Codex: General History of the Things of New Spain

      Santa Fe: The School of American Research and The University of Utah. 1951-1963. First. Limited edition, this is one of a thousand copies. Quartos. Incomplete set containing nine books of 10 volumes. Lacking volumes one, six and thirteen. Salmon cloth, brown stamped letters on front boards and spines. Light dampstain on front boards of volumes two and three, page fine edges lightly foxed, else still very good. Volumes present are: Book 2: The Ceremonies, Book 3: The Origins of the Gods, Books 4 and 5: The Soothsayers and The Omens, Book 7: The Sun, Moon, and Stars, and the Binding of the Years, Book 8: Kings and Lords, Book 9: The Merchants, Book 10: The People, Book 11: Earthly Things, and Book 12: The Conquest of Mexico. Foreword laid in volumes four and five. "Monographs of The School of American Research: Number 14, Parts 3-6, 8-13." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Manifeste Mystique - ( Mystic Manifesto )

      Paris: Robert J. Godet, 1951. Portfolio. VeryGood.

      [Bookseller: Schwabe Books]
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        A superb example of Kennedy's signature from his early days in Congress

      Typed Letter Signed, "John F. Kennedy," as Congressman, 1 page, 6.25" x 9" on his official Congressional stationery, Boston, July 6, 1951 to William C. Girotti of West Springfield, Massachusetts. Offered together with the original transmittal envelope bearing Kennedy's printed franking signature. Two light horizontal creases, else very fine condition with a dark, bold signature. Kennedy writes a short but polite note to Mr. Girotti, a resident of West Springfield, Massachusetts: "It certainly was nice talking with you while I was in Springfield. I hope to see you again soon." An excellent example of Kennedy's signature from his final term in the House. He would begin his run for Senate against Henry Cabot Lodge soon afterwards, defeating the established Republican powerhouse in the 1952 election.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Three Fragments from the Posthumous Papers of Conrad Fiedler MDCCCXLI-MDCCCXCV.

      Lexington, KY Stamperia del Santuccio 1951 - Octavo, 182pp. One of 152 unnumbered copies printed by Carolyn Reading in black and red American Uncial type on Japanese Hosho paper. Translated from the German by Victor Hammer and Thornton Sinclair with an introduction by Hammer. Autograph note from Hammer to Florentine scholar Ulrich Middeldorf laid in. Middeldorf's copy with his bookplate and a small note in pencil on the front paste-down. Scattered foxing to leaves and boards, spine sunned, fore-corners bumped. Prospectus bound in. (Holbrook, p.42) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        Bestie del 900

      Firenze: Vallecchi, 1951. ril mezza tela, sovrac (half-cloth binding, dj). Ottimo (Fine). 8vo. Prima edizione (First Edition)

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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      New York: Editions of the Tibor de Nagy Gallery, "1951" [i.e. 1952].. Small quarto. Linen and decorated boards, spine panel lettered in gilt. Frontis and two illustrations by Rivers. Extremities a bit rubbed and modestly darkened, spine a bit sunned and smudged, but a very good copy. First edition, deluxe issue. One of twenty numbered deluxe copies printed on Japanese Kochi paper, specially bound, with an original graphite and wash drawing (24.2 x 15.2 cm; 9.5 x 6") by Larry Rivers tipped in to serve as the frontispiece (in this case, of a male nude, signed "Rivers"). The ordinary issue consisted of another 280 copies on Arches (although the colophon called for 130, and many copies were issued unnumbered and without wrappers). Not all of the drawings used for this special issue were signed by the artist. One of the most significant first books of its generation, a key book among those associated with the New York "School" of Poetry, and, in this deluxe issue, an uncommon book. SMITH A1b.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        A City Winter and Other Poems

      New York: Editions of the Tibor de Nagy Gallery. 1951. First. Folded and gathered sheets of the first edition, which was limited to 150 numbered copies (this copy unnumbered). With two drawings by Larry Rivers. Minor soiling to the outer wrap else fine in wrappers. A rare advance format of the poet's scarce first book. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Lie Down in Darkness

      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill. (1951). First. First edition. A little sunning to the boards and the corners a bit bumped, very good or better in a spine-toned, else near fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author. A nice, presentable copy of the author's first book. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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