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        L'homme révolté.

      Gallimard NRF 1951 - In-12 ( 190 X 120 mm ) de 382 pages, broché. Edition originale. Un des 260 exemplaire sur vélin pur fil Lafuma-Navarre ( no. 63 ), après 40 sur Hollande. Bel exemplaire. Littérature Edition-Originale [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tiré à Part]
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        Arabian Interlude. Notes of a Brief Trip in the Interior of Little Known Southern Arabia.

      Pittsburgh, PA: Alan M. Scaife, 1951 - Octavo. Wire-stitched in original blue card wrappers, front panel lettered in silver. Spine sunned, extremities lightly bumped. An excellent copy. Double-page photographic panorama of Shibam, further full-page photograph, "The Sultan's Palace at Seiun", 2 full-page sketch maps. First and only edition, rare: two copies only traced in libraries (Pittsburgh and Utah). The Scaifes travelled to Yemen in February 1950 at the invitation of maverick archaeologist Wendell Phillips, who was leading "the first American archaeological team to excavate the major ancient cities along the spice routes of South Arabia" (Potts, ed. Araby the Blest: Studies in Arabian Archaeology, p. 91); Phillips's own account of the expedition, Qataban and Sheba, was not published until 1955. They first visited Beihan, the site of ancient Timna', capital of the pre-Islamic kingdom of Qataban, and spent much time in the company of Sharif Husayn al-Habili, the local emir. They also travelled through Ma'rib (believed to be the Sheba of the Old Testament, and alluded to in the Qur'an), Shabwah and the "Manhattan of the Middle East", Shibam, and received audiences with Husayn ibn 'Ali al-Kathiri, Sultan of Seiyun, and Sir Salih ibn Ghali al-Qu'aiti, Sultan of Shihr and Mukalla. Sarah Scaife was an heir to the Mellon fortune. Her husband Alan, though himself from a wealthy industrialist family, was largely excluded from any meaningful involvement in the Mellon family's businesses by Sarah's brother, Richard. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        STOCKHOLMS BYGGNADSFÖRENING: Föredrag och diskussionsinlägg 1949-1950

      Stockholms Byggnadsförening, 1951. Inbunden bok. Mörkblått helklotband; titel, undertitel och ornering med guld på ryggen; kapitälband i ljusblått och silver; första och sista uppslaget klätt med ljust marmorerat papper; inlagan består av hålslaget ensidigt maskinskrivet (eventuellt duplicerat) papper i A4-format; till varje föredrag/diskussion finns en inklistrad illustration. Tillskrift på försättsbladet. Varje föredrag/diskussion paginerat individuellt. (Företeckning över innehållet kan fås på begäran).

      [Bookseller: Tomas Lindmark]
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        Probleme der Lyrik SIGNIERT. Dabei: Typoskript "Genie und Gesundheit" (1930)

      Wiesbaden : Limes, 1951 - 48 Seiten Schutzumschlag mit Einrissen/Fehlstellen, Bleistiftnotizen, von Benn auf Vorsatz mit blauem Kuli handsigniert.- Beiliegend: 6-seitiges Typoskript mit kleinen handschriftlichen Korrekturen im Text, handschriftlich bezeichnet und mit Quellenangabe zum Erstdruck versehen (Der Querschnitt 1930).- Format Din A5 auf Briefformat geknickt, Kanten gering bestossen.- Der Text ist in den Sämtlichen Werken Band III (Prosa 1) S. 253-258 abgedruckt /// signiert signatur signed signée autograph autogramm /// Standort Wimregal kxx m/' Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 200 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wimbauer Buchversand]
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        Notes for 2nd International Astronautical Congress[with Manuscript]: "The Atomic Rocket"

      1951. Very Good. Folder of material from Leslie Shepherd, nuclear physicist and member of the British Interplanetary Society, including a 13-page memoranda on the 2nd International Astronautical Congress in 1951, with holograph comments by Arthur C. Clarke and other BIS members, along with an early and heavily annotated 76-page draft of the scientific paper, "The Atomic Rocket," a landmark work Shepherd co-authored with Arthur V. Cleaver, O.B.E., on the use of nuclear powered engines using liquid hydrogen. The lined folio sheets are housed in a gray folder labeled in black magic marker: "To be Retained Do Not Destroy Keep." Overall very good or better with light wear to the edges of many sheets, including small creases and tears, a few scattered spots.Shepherd (1918-2012) was a nuclear physicist, chairman of the BIS, and founder member of the International Astronautical Federation and the International Academy of Astronautics. The second International Astronautical Congress, organized by the BIS on the theme of The Artificial Satellite, was held in London from September 3-8, 1951. Shepherd - at the time the BIS's technical director - contributed the introductory paper along with other leading contributions from Wernher von Braun, Lyman Spitzer (who, like von Braun, had his paper read for him), and H. Kuhme of Stuttgart.The notes on BIS's contribution is contained in the 13pp. memoranda here headed "1951 Congress." It begins with two pages of notes by Shepherd on the "Lecture Programme." These are followed by an eight-page section of "Tentative Proposals for B.I.S. Papers on Satellite Vehicles," divided into five parts (lacking part four): 1. The Importance of Orbital Techniques in Space Flight; 2. (a) The Dynamics of Entry into Satellite Orbit, and (b) Landing from Satellite Orbits by Atmospheric Braking; 3. A General Discussion of Orbits and Stability; and 5. Meteor Hazards to Space Stations. Following this is a three-page section of "General Observations."These last two sections are made up of comments by Shepherd and others, all of them Signed with initials, with most dating between December 13, 1950 and January 15, 1951. The contributors include Arthur C. Clarke ("ACC"), the acting BIS Chairman; Cleaver, past BIS Chairman; Fred Singer, Austrian-born American scientist and early proponent of satellites for scientific observations; Eric Burgess, past BIS Chairman, Timothy R. F. Nonweiler, Michael William Ovenden, D. F. Lawden, K. W. Gatland, D. J. Cashmore, and four other unidentified persons ("EB," "JH," "TR," and "RJS"). Several of the comments are of a technical nature, for example Ovenden writes on the "many difficulties in the interpretation of radar data in terms of mass/frequency." Other comments have to do with the tone of the writing, who should be considered to speak, such as suggestions that BIS approach von Braun before the American do. One note by Clarke, dated January 9, 1951 ends: "Certainly specific numerical values should be given (but not too many of them!) in the talk, so that we know what order of magnitude we are dealing with. The degree of generality permissible will probably only emerge when the maths are investigated. All the P.D.E.'S can go in the published paper!"Clarke also expresses some impatience with the lack of progress: "1. We must clearly 'finalise' the subject of speakers at the earliest possible date - before March if we are to be reasonably sure of getting advance papers. Even if, as Nonweiler suggests, we have to be a bit high-handed! Any paper left over will come in useful for the 51/52 session - assuming we have enough strength left for one . . . . 2. From now on I suggest that the general discussion be restricted to a small steering or 'papers' committee, the others being called in only when their specialised knowledge is required. Progress can be reported at T. C. meetings." Gatland, writing on the following day, is more positive: "I am particularly pleased to note the close-knit aspect of the six papers with their emphasis on initial projects rather than the more visionary 'space-station.' We are, at last, coming to a realistic programme of ideas - not that the previous 'general' surveys have not served good purpose." The remainder of the folder contains Shepard's preliminary summary and various drafts of his contribution to "The Atomic Rocket," which was comprised of four articles published in The Journal of the British Interplanetary Society in 1948 co-authored with Cleaver [note: some BIS records indicate the publishing date as 1949]. The article was notable because it was the first uncensored scientific paper published on nuclear powered engines and the suggested use of liquid hydrogen as a working fuel. It seems like Shepard may have consulted his notes for the article for his 1951 Congress introductory paper ("The Artificial Satellite").Shepard's paper is divided into several sections: "Fundamentals in Application of Atomic Energy"; "Possible Types of Chain Reactor (1st Draft)"; "Choice of Propellant Material (2nd draft. Part II)"; "The Ion Rocket and Other Methods" (which is accompanied by a full-page graph titled "Exhaust Power per Tonne of Accelerated Mass as Function of Acceleration and Exhaust Velocity"); and "Neutron Diffusion. Elementary Theory." The paper is written on 76 folio sheets and on one side only. Nearly every page is edited and annotated with whole sections crossed out, and notes on the rear of many pages; one a drawing of a rocket, in both Shepard's hand as well as suggestions for changes in Cleaver's hand, asking questions, and adding context.A significant collection of material from the early days of space exploration including an important scientific paper and comment from one of the 20th Century's top science fiction writer.

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      LES BELLES LETTRES, 1951. INTERLINGUE 0,37 A cura di M.Lavarenne, in latino e testo francese a fronte, pagine con bruniture del tempo, brossura editoriale morbida, scolorita al dorso e parzialmente ai piatti, con lievi segni di usura ai bordi e strappetti alla cima USATO

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        The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudaprayag

      London: Oxford Univ Press, 1951. First Ed, Third Impression. Hardcover. VG+/VG. 166 pp, ill, end paper maps. More tiger hunting from the master hunter and expert and popular writer. This time a long hunt after a single man-eating leopard that roamed a 500 square mile area and killed 125 humans. Corbett killed it after an uninterrupted TEN WEEK pursuit! VG+ in vg dj. SIGNED, inscribed and dated by Corbett AND with a small passport size original head photo of Corbett pasted beneath list of illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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      HOEPLI, MILANO 1951 - ITALIANO Interessante esemplare caratterizzato da 350 figure, 53 tabelle e varie applicazioni, alcune di queste internamente ripiegate su se stesse e fuori testo. Titolo in rosso al frontespizio e pagine totalmente intonse. Sporadiche macchie di umidità. Copertina con brunitura.

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        Rules of the University of Washington Library Printing Press

      Seattle, WA:: No Publisher [but University of Washington Library Printing Press],, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/None Issued. LIMITED EDITION of 20 copies. Printed by Paul Hayden Duensing, using hand-set Goudy Oldstyle, Centaur, Arrighi, and Hadriano Stone-cut types. Hardcover Pamphlet. 7 x 5 inches. [12] pp. Fleuron on the title page; text clean, unmarked. Blue paper spine, patterned paper over boards; binding square and tight, spine faded, lightly rubbed. Greg Campbell's copy, proprietor of Campbell-Logan Bindery. Very Good. This is the fifth book printed by Paul Hayden Duensing. Harry Charles Bauer graduated from the St. Louis Library School in 1931. Bauer was the Assistant Library Director at the University of Washington from 1945 to 1947 and Director of the Library from 1947 to 1959. From 1959 to 1967, Bauer was Professor of Library Science at the University of Washington. REFERENCE: Duensing, 25: A Quarter Century…, p. [23]; 3 copies Worldcat, University of Washington Libraries, Indiana University, and the University of Georgia.

      [Bookseller: John Howell for Books]
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        OPERA OMNIA., A cura di Edoardo e Duilio Susmel.

      La Fenice, 1951. 21 cm. dorsi in pelle, stemma del fascio e titolo oro nel dorso, tagli superiori marmorizzati, copp. cart. rig. edit. 36 voll., pagg. complessive 15.650.

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      House of Books, Ltd, New York 1951 - thin 8vo., unpaginated; VG-; spine sun-faded blue cloth to tan, boards blue cloth, front board with gilt lettering; with unprinted tissue dust jacket, some tears, including chunk missing to lower fore corner of front board; remnants of a bookplate on ffep, a large amount torn off, page still intact; of a limited first edition of 300 copies, this is number 105 SIGNED by the author; very slight age-toning to pages; AD; shelved case 0. Dupont. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Second Story Books, ABAA]
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        Shropshire. A Shell Guide

      1951 - First edition. 4to., original yellow cloth, dust jacket. London, Faber & Faber. Inscribed by Betjeman to his secretary: ?To Miss Jill Elizabeth Duncan Menzies from her dear friend and editor, John Betjeman. 1951? beside a sketch of a fierce-looking Jill. He has also made a correction, crossing out his name as author of the forthcoming guide to Devon and inserting ?Brian Watson? Menzies began working for Betjeman earlier the same year and made a great impression on him. In June he wrote to George Barnes: ?On Tuesday I will be accompanied by my new Scottish-Canadian, C. of E. secretary with freckles, grey eyes, tip-tilted nose and grey flannel skirts and cream shirts.? In May 1953, to Betjeman's dismay, she resigned. ?I think I was getting too fond of him,? she said. ?I thought it might upset Penelope if I stayed.? Though it seems likely that the fondness ran principally in the other direction. Just before she left, Betjeman took her and Christopher Hollis to the Garrick Club. She had never been anywhere like it before and Betjeman's described her excited manner as she came down the stairs in his poem ?A Russell Flint?: I could not speak for amazement at your beautyAs you came down the Garrick stair,Grey-green eyes like the turbulent AtlanticAnd floppy schoolgirl hair. I could see you in a Sussex teashop,Dressed in peasant weave and brogues,Turning over, as firelight shone on brassware,Last year's tea-stained Vogues . The poem was published in High and Low (1966). A very good copy, dust jacket reinforced with tape in such a way that the jacket cannot be removed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        Quo Vadis?

      LUCCHI, MILANO 1951 - ITALIANO Brossura a colori con illustrazione di copertina, titoli al dorso e alla copertina superiore, alla copertina inferiore elenco delle opere edite da Lucchi, diffusi segni di usura, taglio frastagliato, pagine fiorite, all'occhietto firma di appartenenza datata 1953

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        From Here to Eternity - SIGNED

      New York : Scribner, 1951. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Signed By Author. A First Edition, First Printing. Near fine and appears to be unread in a near fine unclipped dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front end paper; "For Igor Kropotkin, with best wishes, James Jones". Igor Kropotkin was the head of Scribners Bookstores and a former President of the American Booksellers Association (as the ABAA was then known), thus an important presentation copy. Jacket with a closed tear with associated creasing on the bottom of the rear panel, repaired internally, else both the volume and jacket are near fine in all respects. (This volume is the first trade edition, not to be confused with the differently printed Presentation copies.).

      [Bookseller: James Graham, Bookseller]
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        Hessisches Jahrbuch für Landesgeschichte. Herausgegeben von der Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Historischen Kommissionen in Darmstadt, Frankfurt, Marburg und Wiesbaden. - Bände 1 - 62 (1951-2012), samt 3 Beiheften.

      Marburg: Selbstverlag der Herausgeber 1951-2012. Insgesamt 65 Bände. (62 Jahrbücher sowie 3 Beihefte zu Band 1-10: Verzeichnis der Aufsätze und Besprechungen; Inhaltsverzeichnis der Bände 1-20 [und] Beiheft zu Band 41/1991). Mit zahlreichen photographischen Abbildungen im Text und auf Tafeln sowie Karten und Plänen. Gr. 8° (22,5 -25 cm). 48 Orig.-Broschuren. [Softcover / Paperback]. 17 Orig.-Pappbände. [Hardcover / fest gebunden]. \"Im Zusammenwirken mit der Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Historischen Kommissionen in Darmstadt, Frankfurt, Marburg und Wiesbaden gibt das Landesamt seit 1963 das 1951 gegründete „Hessische Jahrbuch für Landesgeschichte“ heraus. Die Zeitschrift enthält wissenschaftliche Beiträge zur hessischen und zur vergleichenden Landesgeschichte, Rezensionen mit Hinweisen auf Fachveröffentlichungen sowie die jährlichen Tätigkeitsberichte der Historischen Kommission für Hessen, der Hessischen Historischen Kommission Darmstadt, der Historischen Kommission für Nassau und des Landesamtes. Die Schriftleitung, an der seit 1996 Prof. Dr. Winfried Speitkamp beteiligt ist, liegt zusammen mit den redaktionellen und organisatorischen Aufgaben beim Landesamt.\" (Quelle: - Einbände der Broschuren teils etwas gebräunt und mit kleineren Lesefalten in den Rücken. Wenige Bände mit einigen Anstreichungen und Anmerkungen in Bleistift, teils auch in Buntstiften und Kugelschreiber. - Insgesamt sauberes und gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 11,00 EUR Hessisches Jahrbuch für Landesgeschichte. Herausgegeben von der Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Historischen Kommissionen in Darmstadt, Frankfurt, Marburg und Wiesbaden. - Bände 1 - 62 (1951-2012), samt 3 Beiheften. Insgesamt 65 Bände. (62 Jahrbücher sowie 3 Beihefte zu Band 1-10: Verzeichnis der Aufsätze und Besprechungen; Inhaltsverzeichnis der Bände 1-20 [und] Beiheft zu Band 41/1991). Marburg: Selbstverlag der Herausgeber 1951-2012.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kretzer]
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      Harper and Brothers, NY 1951 - This is the March 1951 printing of the first edition, as per the Harper code letters on the copyright page. A hardcover book in very good condition with a dustjacket in good condition. The book is clean, tight, and unmarked; its only flaw is some fading at the crown and heel of the spine corresponding to where the dustjacket was chipped. The jacket is edgeworn with multiple small chips and creases; the largest chip is at the top of the spine and extends abount an inch downwards affecting the author's name in the titling, Early printing of Graham's classic work, issued two years after the first printing and containing the same text (as opposed to the later revised editions). Graham, one of the giants of 20th century investing, was the Founding Father of value investing. His best-known protogee is Warren Buffett. Graham's first major work was the textbook SECURITY ANALYSIS (co-written with David Dodd). THE INTELLIGENT INVESTOR is a more accessible version of his thought. All of the early printings are scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kubik Fine Books Ltd., ABAA]
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      Pandanus Press, [Miami] 1951 - Plain stitched blue wraps with a printed paper label at the bottom front cover. Designed, set by hand, and printed in an impression of 240 copies by Preston H. Dettman. Very scarce first book by one of America's premier poets, preceding his first regularly published book, THE SUMMER ANNIVERSARIES, by nine years. This copy INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author close to publication in green ink "for Bill Wight, with good wishes--" and INSCRIBED and SIGNED again in 1990 to another person. Light wrinkling along yapped edges. Fine [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        La loterie du jardin zoologique.

      Librairie Les Pas Perdus 1951 - . In-12 br. Coll. " L'Age d'Or ", dirigée par H. Parisot. Traduit par Robert Valançay et accompagné de " Fiat Modes ", 8 dessins de Max Ernst. E.O. ex. sur Alfama, non justifié. Double envoi autographe de Max Ernst avec petit dessin original représentant un petit chat. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Les Autodidactes - Aichelbaum]
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        Requiem for a Nun

      New York: Random House, 1951. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Fine in lightly worn very good or better original unprinted acetate dustwrapper with small nicks and tears (not shown in illustration). Copy number 736 of 750 numbered copies Signed by the author. A play, with long narrative sections, which continues the story of Temple Drake introduced two decades earlier in Sanctuary. Faulkner's first book after winning the Nobel Prize. A nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        [Small Archive]: Material related to the American Baseball Academy

      Near Fine. Small archive of material related to the short-lived American Baseball Academy founded in New York City by Malcolm Child and Phil Rizzuto in 1951. Child apparently was bit of a hustler, and came up with the concept in order to combat juvenile delinquency in Manhattan. The Academy was heavily staffed with professional ballplayers, mostly New York Yankees and Brooklyn Dodgers, with Phil Rizzuto serving as the President of the Academy. According to an article published in a 1951 issue of Reader Digest the academy was "divided into Manhattan and Brooklyn branches,[with] 2400 boys from 13 to 18 doing nothing but learn baseball." The article was apparently overly hopeful given that virtually no record of the Academy existence beyond 1951 except for the four books published in The American Baseball Academy Library series.List:1. [Book]: CHILD, Malcolm, edited by. How to Play Big League Baseball. New York: Harcourt (1951). First edition. Part of the front fly cutaway, removing the signature (but not the inscription) of Gil Hodges, else very good in very good dustwrapper. Includes articles by Rizzuto, Roy Campanella, Eddie Waitkus, George Kell, Joe Gordon, Andy Pafko, Dom DiMaggio, Enos Slaughter, Eddie Sawyer, and Harry Brecheen.2. [Book]: CHILD, Malcolm. Catching. New York: A.S. Barnes (1953). First edition. 12mo. Near fine in near fine dustwrapper. One of four books published in The American Baseball Academy Library series.3. [Pamphlet]: American Baseball Academy, Inc. One page gate-folded to make six pages. Fine. Illustrated. States the purpose of the Academy and announces the faculty: Rizzuto, Campanella, Hodges, Ralph Branca, Monte Irvin, Gene Woodling, and Sid Gordon. illustrated with pictures of boys playing baseball while knocking out "heroin," "marijuana," "gang wars," and "petty thievery."4. [Invitation and Program]: Luncheon on Behalf of the American Baseball Academy. New York 1951. One card leaf folded to make four pages. Near fine. Sponsors include Rizzuto, Woodling, Hodges, Lopat, Branca, and Yogi Berra.5. [Invitation and Program]: First Annual American Baseball Academy "Dinner of Champions". New York, 1952. One card leaf folded to make four pages. Horizontal fold (as mailed) else very good, with original envelope. Toastmaster was Ed Sullivan. Special guest was Jackie Gleason. Faculty guests include Rizzuto, Woodling, Hodges, Lopat, Branca, and Gil McDougald. Other listed guests include Joe DiMaggio, Tommy Henrich, Joe Louis, Steve Owen, Lou Little, Joe Lapchick, Frank McGuire, and Craig Wood.6. Typed Letter (Unsigned) dated 1 May 1951 from Bernard M. Baruch to Phil Rizzuto. Two copies, one ribbon copy, the other a carbon, both signed only in type to Rizzuto lending support to the Academy.

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        The Transistor / Selected Reference Material on Characteristics & Applications / Contract DA 36-039 Sc-5589 (Task 3) (including) "The P - N Transistor Junction" By Sparks and Shockley

      Bell Telephone Laboratories, Inc. / Western Electric Co., Inc., New York 1951 - 792 Pp. Grey Card Covers Printed In Black. First Printing. "The Material Included Herein Covers The Same Ground And Supplements The Talks Given At A Symposium On Transistors, Which Was Held At The Bell Telephone Laboratories During The Week Beginning September 17, 1951. Includes Reprints Of Important Shockley Papers Including The "The Theory Of P-N Junctions In Semiconductors And P-N Junction Transistors" From The 1949 Bell System Telephone Journal, And 33 Other Articles By Shockley And Others, Most Of Which Are First Published Here, Representing A Comprehensive Overview Of The Latest Developments In This Important Milestone In Electronics. Includes A Joint Article By Shockley And Sparks On P - N Transistor Junctions; The Junction Transistor, First Announced By Bell Labs In 1951, Was More Efficient And Consumed Far Less Power Than The Original 1947 Type, And Led To The Electronics Revolution In Small Devices; Sparks Was Later Directore Of Sandia Labs 1972-1981, And Was Involved In Plasma Research. (Note: No Articles Credited To Bardeen Or Brattain). Some Wear And Light Soiling To Covers, But All Lettering Clear On Front Cover And All Lettering Worn But Present On Spine. Internally A Clean Copy. Laid In Loosely Are Signed First Day Covers Commemorating Their Achievements, One Each Signed By Shockley, Brattain And Bardeen. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Second Stage Lensmen

      Reading: Fantasy Press, 1951. First Edition [stated] 1st Printing. Blue Cloth. Fine Book/Fine Dustjacket. Illustrations By Ric Binkley. 308 Pp. First Issue (Blue Cloth, Gilt Lettering). #323 Of 500 Signed, Numbered Copies Of A Total Issue Of 4934 Copies. A Fine Book, No Wear Or Bumping At All. This Copy Also Inscribed By Smith, And Then Re-Inscribed To Another Fan Canceling The Earlier Inscription And Signed Again By Smith. The Book Was Enclosed In Heavy Plastic Wrap Protecting The Dust Jacket And Boards [Hence No Wear At All], But Tape Across The Folds Of The Protector Has Left Two 2 1/2" X 1/2" Offset Marks On The Free Endpapers.

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        Construction Town Planning and Housing in Turkey

      New York: Skidmore Owings and Merrill, 1951. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Uncommon 1951 report issued by the renowned firm Skidmore Owings and Merrill on behalf of the government of Turkey. SOM had been commissioned by the Turkish government after the war "to investigate problems in the fields of housing, public building construction and town planning" but, as the published cover letter from Gordon Bunshaft at SOM makes clear, "general building construction conditions were at the root of much of the difficulty encountered in those fields, and any effective attack on those problems must include improvement in building techniques and a reduction in construction costs". A solid copy: tight and Near Fine in a crisp, VG dustjacket, with light offsetting and light soiling to the panels. Quarto, 112 pgs. Sub-chapter headings include: "Importance to the Turkish Economy"; "Basic Building Materials"; "Principal Methods of Construction"; "Maintenance"; "Procedures and Personnel"; "Building Laws and Regulations"; and "A Program for the Improvement of Building Construction"

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        The Mills of the Kavanaughs

      New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, 1951. First edition of his third book. 55 pp., title illustration by Francis Parker. 8vo. Original black cloth, printed dust jacket. About fine. With publicity photo of author laid in. First edition of his third book. 55 pp., title illustration by Francis Parker. 8vo. INSCRIBED. Inscribed on ffep "For Ruth with affection and gratitude from Robert Lowell." With label of Ruth Witt-Diamant 1520 Willard St, San Francisco, also on ffep. Witt-Diamant was a professor at San Francisco State University from 1931. She founded and was the first director of the SFSU Poetry Center in 1954, and her Williard Street home hosted many well-known authors when they passed through town, including Lowell.

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        Le visage de la paix

      First edition, one of the 2100 numbered copies on vellum offset, single print after 150 "pur-fil" paper.Illustrated book of 29 lithographs by Pablo Picasso.A small light spot without gravity in the foot of the first board, otherwise nice copy. Editions Cercle d'art Paris 1951 22,5x29,5cm broché

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        The Memoirs of Solar Pons; The Return of Solar Pons; The Reminiscences of Solar Pons; The Casebook of Solar Pons.

      Sauk City, WI: Mycroft & Moran, 1951-58-61-65 - 4 works, octavo. Memoirs: original black cloth, title to spine in yellow. Return: original black cloth, title to spine in green. Reminiscences: original black cloth, title to spine in silver. Casebook: original black cloth, title to spine in gilt. All with the dust jacket. Very occasional spotting to text block, a very minor point of cockling to top of front cover of Memoirs, a very small raised bump to front cover of Casebook. Otherwise an excellent set in the lightly toned and slightly nicked jackets, occasional worm damage, with a bit loss to spine head of Memoirs, a couple of points of abrasion to panels and a 17 mm tear to top of front panel of Casebook. First editions, first printings, inscribed copies of four of Derleth's Solar Pons series, of which there were 11 works. All these copies are inscribed by the author to F. H. Hollander (1915-2000) of the American Astronomical Society. The dust jackets were designed by Frank Utpatel, who also produced jackets for Arkham House. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      Little, Brown & Company, Boston 1951 - Very Good in a Very Good- dust jacket. Chip to jacket crown at spine with tear running down from location. Other minimal wear at spine. First Book Club Edition with rare picture of Salinger on rear panel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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      Hanover, NH: Department of Speech(1951). Two 12" long-playing microgroove needle record albums comprising four sides of Frost reading his poetry recorded on 27 November 1951. Enclosed in a green album cover that has room for a third record which may or may not have been issued with this set. Attached to the inside of the front cover is a handwritten note to someone named Bob advising that the records must be played from the center out (a similar statement is on each album label) and also stating: "Mr. Frost's reference to a dream he'd had echoes a story Mr. Dickey [John P. Dickey, president of Dartmouth] told in his introduction about a dream he'd had. Unfortunately Mr. D's introductory remarks were not included in the recording." This note is signed "E.H.B.", record, Unplayed but apparently Fine

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA]
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      New York: House of Books, Ltd, 1951. Limited First Edition, #105/300. thin 8vo., unpaginated; VG-; spine sun-faded blue cloth to tan, boards blue cloth, front board with gilt lettering; with unprinted tissue dust jacket, some tears, including chunk missing to lower fore corner of front board; remnants of a bookplate on ffep, a large amount torn off, page still intact; of a limited first edition of 300 copies, this is number 105 SIGNED by the author; very slight age-toning to pages; AD; shelved case 0. Dupont.

      [Bookseller: Second Story Books ]
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        The Illustrated Man

      Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York 1951 - First Printing of the stated First Edition. Publisher's tan cloth boards with black-lettered spine, 252pp., in original pictorial dust jacket, with 2.75 price on inside front flap. The book is in near fine condition, with some age toning to covers and mild discoloration at endpapers; and in a very good dust jacket, with tanning to spine, a couple short closed tears, slight rubbing to rear panel, and light edge wear. "Eighteen SF and fantasy stories from 1947 to 1951 plus prologue and epilogue. Structured by the device of a man's body tattooed with pictures, each of which comes alive with a story.Some social criticism, but emphasis on sentimentality in highly crafted, emotion-generating stories." (Barron: Anatomy of Wonder [1976] 150) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        A une sérénité crispée

      - Gallimard, Paris 1951, 19x24cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 35 copie numerate su Holland, capo della stampa dopo l'11 Madagascar. Libro Illustrato di vignette comiche da Louis Fernandez. Nizza copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 35 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête après 11 Madagascar. Ouvrage illustré de vignettes dessinées par Louis Fernandez. Bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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        The Yale Edition of the Private Papers of James Boswell

      William Heinemann, 1951-1960 - Frontispieces, plates Various limitations Six volumes Large 8vo A little foxing, otherwise a very nice set indeed Quarter vellum, blue cloth sides, gilt, top edges gilt, spines with black leather labels gilt, silk bookmarks [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        A fortnight on the East Coast (Fortnight holiday series)

      Percival Marshall, 1951. Paperback. Used; Acceptable. Paperback; English language; a fair reading copy; old label on cover. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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      Arkham House, Sauk City, WI 1951 - thin 8vo., 63 pp., VG/VG; DJ black with white illustration, tan lettering (age-toned) to spine; rubbing to head of spine of DJ; mild age-toning to covers of DJ, mild rubbing to edges and corners of covers, small tear to top right-hand corner of front cover at hinge; price uncut "$2.50" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; bumping to head and tail of spine; rubbing to corners of boards, very mild wear to boards; age-toning to text-block, staining to top-edge of text-block that bleeds into top margins of pp. 29-back paste-down, very mild foxing to fore-edge; starting hinge, boards shaken, binding intact; ex-libris bookplate to front paste-down, aged paste-staining; very mild age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; Smith's fourth book published by Arkham House as a limited printing of 563 copies; LP consignment; shelved Case 3, Dupont. Full-priced Rockville. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fort Savage Raiders.

      Hollywood, Calif.: Columbia Pictures, 1951.(). Movie poster. 75 x 38 inches. Mounted on linen. Steve Drake (the Durango Kid) (Charles Starrett) is commissioned by the Army to track down a band of desperados. Director: Ray Nazarro.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        The Seven-League Crutches

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1951. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. A beautiful copy.

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

      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed by Author. First edition. Signed by the author in blue ink on the front end paper. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Cloth well-sunned, corners bumped. Wear spot on edge of ffep. Jacket spine panel sunned, chips at extremities (especially head and tail), creasing and scratches to front panel, stain on front flap, price-clipped. A signed true first of the author's first book.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        Karl Mays Gesammelte Werke komplette Vorkriegsausgabe der Bände 1-65 : Bd. 1: Durch die Wüste. 2: Durchs wilde Kurdistan. 3: Von Bagdad nach Stambul. 4: In den Schluchten des Balkan. 5: Durch das Land der Skipetaren. 6: Der Schut. 7: Winnetou I. 8: Winnetou II. 9: Winnetou III. 10: Orangen und Datteln. 11: Am stillen Ozean. 12: Am Rio de la Plata. 13: In den Kordilleren. 14: Old Surehand I. 15: Old Surehand II. 16: Im Lande des Mahdi I - Menschenjäger. 17: Im Land des Mahdi II - Der Mahdi. 18: Im Land des Mahdi III - Im Sudan. 19: Kapitän Kaiman. 20: Satan und Ischariot I - Die Felsenburg. 21: Satan und Ischariot II - Krüger Bei. 22: Satan und Ischariot III. 23: Auf fremden Pfaden. 24: Weihnacht. 25: Am Jenseits. 26: Der silberne Löwe I - Der Löwe der Blutrache. 27: Der silberne Löwe II - Bei den Trümmern von Babylon. 28: Im Reiche des silbernen Löwen III. 29: Der silberne Löwe IV - Das versteinerte Gebet. 30: Und Friede auf Erde. 31: Ardistan. 32: Der Mir von Dschinnistan. 33: Winneto

      Standort: WestUe 8. Vorliegende die klassische grüne Oktavausgabe mit den farbigen Deckelbildern. Bis auf drei OHLn (6, 11 und 36) durchgehend die schöne Originalganzleinenausgabe. 27 Bände mit Originalschutzumschlägen (siehe Anmerkung). Gut erhaltene Ausgabe mit einigen taufrischen Exemplaren, 21 Bände nach unserer subjektiven Meinung im Zustand 1, zumeist mit kleinen Mängeln und wenigen Benutzungsspuren des Lesens und nur der Band 30 in einem eher mäßigen Zustand. Insgesamt schöne und dekorative Reihe. Mündliche Anfragen können nicht bearbeitet werden, bitte eine mail schicken! -- Eine detaillierte Liste mit den genauen Angaben nach Hermesheimer kann gerne übersendet werden. -- Bände 12 und 64 mit den Vorkriegsbuchblöcken in einer später heraus gebrachten Ausgabe (1951 und 1949), jedoch nur an kleinsten Details zu erkennen. - Die Bände 2, 6, 8, 11, 12, 27, 46, 60, 62 und 65 mit den grünen Schutzumschlägen mit Palme. Die Bände 1, 14, 15, 17, 21, 22, 26, 28, 29, 35, 38, 39 und 41 mit den weißen Schutzumschlägen mit Palme. Die Bände 40, 49, 53 und 55 mit den weißen Schutzumschlägen ohne Palme. -- Versand in 2 Packstücken zu 20 Inlandsversand, 40 innerhalb der EU, andere Länder bitte anfragen!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Carl Wegner]
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