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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]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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]

      [Bookseller: David Schutte]
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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)

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        SHOW BUSINESS IS NO BUSINESS

      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.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Fishing: Notes of a Fisherman. Together with An English Translation of Fishing: Notes By a Lover of Fishing

      N.P., N.P. 1951 - Includes two volumes, the original 1951 first edition in Yiddish, and the 2005 English translation, one of only seven copies published. Slipcase absent. The original is bound in tan and red cloth and has some light shelf soil, shallow internal crack to front hinge, and has a long inscription in Yiddish signed by the author and dated 1951 on the front free endpaper, pages otherwise clean and unmarked. The English translation is bound in red cloth and is in fine condition, signed by Karl J. Van Valkenburgh and John Mundt, with AF-3 hand lettered at the lower edge of the title page (probably #3 of the 7 copies). Signed by the Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Resource Books, LLC]
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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. .

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

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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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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        A CITY WINTER AND OTHER POEMS TWO DRAWINGS BY LARRY RIVERS

      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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        Siddhartha; Translated by Hilda Rosner - [Uniform Title: Siddhartha. English]

      New York, New Directions 1951 - Description: 153 p. 19 cm. Subjects: Hesse, Hermann (1877-1962) --Fiction--Siddhartha. Series: The New classics series, 34]. Fine copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new and still in the publisher's protective cloth-backed slip-case. 1 Kg. 153 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Ziegfeld Theatre Stagebill (Program) signed by Vivien Leigh (1913-1967) and Laurence Olivier (1907-1989); Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra; Antony and Cleopatra

      New York: Ziegfeld Theatre, 1951. Stagebill from performance beginning December 31, 1951. Signed in ink "Vivien Leigh" and "L. Olivier" on photo-illustrated front cover. Minor crease through center of entire program, not affecting autographs; moderate browning to edges, and one small chip to corner.. Signed. First edition. Paperback. Very good condition. Octavo (8vo).

      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA)]
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        4 handskrevne ark til Niels Haislund.

      . Daterede Salum pr Lejre, 27/1, 2/4 og 12/4 1951. Brevene omhandler bl. a. Johannes V. Jensens digtning og Martin A. Hansens egen "Leviathan"..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The Intelligent Investor

      New York: Harper Brothers, 1951: First Edition, Early Printing; Harper Brothers date code of "C-A" listed, corresponding to March, 1951. In an original dust jacket with $3.50 intact. Name of previous owner on front free end paper. Two early pages of text have underlining, otherwise clean text. Spine cloth shows light wear to ends. The dust jacket shows edge wear with chipping, rubbing and light soiling. Worn area with surface loss to front panel. A nice early printing of the rare first edition of this sought after investment classic, scarce in dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Héraclès -

      Cercle lyonnais du livre 1951 - - 1 volume. Grand in-4 Sous étui bordé. Reliure d'amateur plein maroquin vert. Dos insolé avec titre et auteur dorés. Tête dorée. Couverture et dos conservés. Intérieur très propre. Non rogné. Avec des bois originaux de Jules Chadel gravés et imprimés avec le concours de Gabrielle Vouilloux. En bon état. Avec la suite au trait des 50 bois de Jules Chadel. Enrichi du DESSIN ORIGINAL de la page 71. Ouvrage imprimé spcialement sur Malacca teinté des papeteries de Lana. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie KOEGUI]
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        Faster than thought: The Ferranti Nimrod digital computer

      Hollinwood: Ferranti, 1951. <p>Ancestor of Nintendo and PlayStation&#151;The World&#146;s First Game-Playing Computer </p><p>Ferranti Ltd. Faster than thought: The Ferranti Nimrod digital computer. 40pp. Hollinwood: Ferranti Ltd., [1951]. 180 x 106 mm. Original printed wrappers, very slight wear along spine. Fine copy. </p><p>First Edition of the original pamphlet describing the world&#146;s first game-playing digital computer, a special-purpose computer called Nimrod designed to play the ancient logic-based game of Nim. Built by Ferranti Ltd. for exhibition at the 1951 Festival of Britain, the Nimrod was the first digital computer designed specifically to play a game, though its actual purpose was to illustrate the principles of electronic digital computers to the public at a time when almost no one had ever seen or interacted with these machines. </p><p>The Nimrod was conceived by Ferranti employee John M. Bennett, who received his doctorate in computing at Cambridge under Maurice Wilkes and later became Australia&#146;s first professor of computer science. Bennett&#146;s aim in designing the Nimrod was to highlight the mathematical capabilities of electronic digital computers. </p><p>"Indeed, the guide book produced to accompany the Nimrod, as the computer exhibit was named, was at pains to explain that it was maths, not fun, that was the machine&#146;s purpose: &#39;It may appear that, in trying to make machines play games, we are wasting our time. This is not true as the theory of games is extremely complex and a machine that can play a complex game can also be programmed to carry out very complex practical problems.&#39; </p><p>"Work to create the Nimrod began on the 1st December 1950 with Ferranti engineer Raymond Stuart-Williams turning Bennett&#146;s designs into reality. By the 12th April 1951 the Nimrod was ready. It was a huge machine &#151; 12 feet wide, 5 feet tall and 9 feet deep &#151; but the actual computer running the game accounted for no more than 2 percent of its size. Instead the bulk of the machine was due to the multitude of vacuum tubes used to display lights, the electronic equivalent of the matches used in Nim. </p><p>"The resulting exhibit, which made its public debut on the 5th May 1951, boasted that the Nimrod was &#147;faster than thought&#148; and challenged the public to pit their wits against Ferranti&#146;s &#147;electronic brain.&#148; The public was won over, but few showed any interest in the maths and science behind it. They just wanted to play" (Tristan Donovan, Replay: The History of Video Games, quoted in Baker). </p><p>The present pamphlet, which sold for 1s. 6d., includes a brief history of the development of computing machines, as well as instructions for playing the computer game and a glossary of terms. Rare&#151;not in Origins of Cyberspace. Baker, Chris, &#147;Nimrod, the World&#146;s First Gaming Computer.&#148; Wired.com. Conde Nast Digital, 31 May 2010. Web. Accessed 20 Aug. 2014.</p>

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's Historyofscience.com]
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        The Moving Target

      London, Cassell & Company Ltd.,, 1951. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. Some minor spotting to top fore-edge, tips a little bumped, a good copy in the rubbed and chipped dust jacket. First UK Edition, First Impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Moving Target, A Crime Connoisseur Book

      Cassell & Company Ltd., London 1951 - Black cloth binding with silver title and decoration (fingerprint on spine), clean and tight, 245 pages, colophon on title page, "First Published 1951" on copyright page, no additional printings,corners are lightly rubbed and page edges are very slightly age discolored, spine shows a very slight lean, title is bright and cloth is still a deep black; jacket is clean, open edge tears and some rubbing [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dunbar Old Books]
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        Thornton's Temple of Flora with Plates faithfully Reproduced from the Engravings and the Work described by Geoffrey Grigson, with Bibliograghical Notes by Handasyde Buchanan.

      Collins, London - 1951, first edition, SPECIAL EDITION ON HAND MADE PAPER LIMITED TO 250 COPIES, THIS BEING NO. 93, SIGNED BY THE 3 AUTHORS. 31 Full Page Plates of which 12 are in colour. Beautiful large format book bound in half brown leather covers in very good condition, except for slight damage to one leather corner. Happily, our copy come complete with the original slipcase which has a printed label on the front cover, which is sometimes missing. Contact us for better postal rates. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Steven Ferdinando PBFA]
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        Siddhartha

      New Directions 1951 - Published in New York by New Directions in 1951. First American edition, First Issue. Green cloth spine, photograph printed over mustard cloth on the front cover of both book and slipcase. No photo credit on verso of title page, printed at Vail-Ballou, top edge painted green. Translated by Hilda Rosner. Book very good. No DJ, as issued. Book comes with publisher's original slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ORIGINAL EDGAR AWARD STATUETTE PRESENTED TO LAWRENCE G. BLOCHMAN AS WINNER OF THE MYSTERY WRITERS OF AMERICA AWARD FOR 1950

      New York: Mystery Writers of America, 1951., 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.

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        PRETEXTES. Pointes-sèches de Lobel-Riche. Avant-Propos de André Billy et Pierre Mac-Orlan. Signed.

      Aux dépens d'un groupe d'amateurs, (1951)., Paris - Margeret, Robert. PRETEXTES. Pointes-sèches de Lobel-Riche. Avant-Propos de André Billy et Pierre Mac-Orlan. Signed. Paris: Aux Dépens d'un Groupe d'Amateurs, [1951] With three original pencil nudes illustrated by Lobel-Riche. Folio, 88pp. Collated in 11 folded sections of 8 pages housed in a plain chemise & paper covered card folder with the publisher&#146;s original matching slipcase with title label on the spine. Ten dry points in black by Alméry Lobel-Riche [Genève 1880 -1950 Paris], Painter, engraver & lithographer noted especially for his depictions of the world of the galantery. An extra suite of engravings with remarques included as well as one original zinc engraving plate. Number 39 of 50 copies on Rives [of 205 copies] - comprising the final state of the engravings in the text. Includes: 1 - Standing nude in pencil signed, 2 - Reclining nude in pencil enhanced in light crayon, signed - 3 - Standing nude in pencil on heavy transparent onion skin like stock, signed. A very fine example of this production devoted to Lobel-Riche in a lightly used & reinforced with clear tape publisher&#146;s slipcase. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        THE MECHANICAL BRIDE. Folklore Of Industrial Man. Inscribed

      Vantage Press, New York 1951 - First Edition Inscribed by Marshall McLuhan on the front free endpaper. "For.from Herbert Marshall McLuhan." Small 4to. 157 pp. A near fine copy in black cloth, white titles, in a better than very good price-clipped pictorial dustwrapper with a few closed tears, tiny nicks and some old tape reinforcement on the verso. Black and white illustrations and photographs throughout. A bright, fresh copy of this pioneering study in popular culture and the effect of advertising on society. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Japan's Bicycle Guide 1951

      The Bicycle Industry Association 1951 - 303 pages including indexes. Illustrated with photos, drawings, and facsimiles, some in color. The first annual Japan's Bicycle Guide. This guide tells of the history and manufacturing of bicycles and bicycle parts in Japan. Included are all the bicycle companies' insignias in color, lists of complete bicycles with specifications and photo, motorbikes, motortricycles, tricycles, carts, carts & hand carts, frames, frame components, and accessories. Additional section on hubs, brakes, and parts, gears, wheels, rims, tires, tools and other accessories. A section of manufacturers and their products (colorful ads), manufacturers and exporters name and address, a packing list, an index of contents, an index of articles, and an index of article numbers. It is doubtful that there is more than a handful of these books in existence. This series ran from 1951-1983. In Very Good, solid condition. Pages clean and bright with no writing or markings, however there is a light odor of possibly cigarettes. Covers show very light soiling and rubs. A very solid all-around book. Paypal always welcome. We pack and ship all our books with care in cardboard boxes. Additional photos emailed upon request. For Overseas shipping, check us on EBay. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Planet Books]
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        Ruddy Radiances

      Np, 1951. Approximately 12 x 13", unsigned. Matted and framed. Title and date in holograph on back of frame in an unknown hand. Provenance: from the collection of the artist Ernesto Edwards, a longtime friend of Jess and Robert Duncan, who has a section devoted to his work in An Opening of the Field (pp. 188-193). Crayons were a favorite medium for Duncan. According to Wagstaff, Duncan "liked to work in crayons because they were inexpensive, mostly used by children, and not associated with high or &#39;serious&#39; art." [Duncan and Wagstaff p. 71] - a love he shared with Norris Embry, who also worked heavily with crayons. That same page has a beautiful photograph of Jess and Robert&#39;s crayon box, one of our favorite illustrations in the book.

      [Bookseller: Division Leap, ABAA]
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        Hessisches Jahrbuch für Landesgeschichte., Bände 1(1951) bis 59(2009) in 60 Bänden/Heften (es fehlt Band 50).

      Marburg 1951-2009. - die ersten ca. 20 Jahrgänge mit Bleistiftanstreichungen und leicht gebräuntem, teils etwas braun-/stockfleckigem Papier, ansonsten ordentlich erhalten, (Abgabe der Reihe nur komplett), Rabatt bei Selbstabholung, Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 42000 Gr.-8°, teils gebunden in Halbleinen, teils Original-kartoniert, teils Original-Pappbände, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hagena & Schulte GbR]
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        Hessisches Jahrbuch für Landesgeschichte. Bände 1(1951) bis 59(2009) in 60 Bänden/Heften (es fehlt Band 50).

      Marburg 1951-2009.. Gr.-8°, teils gebunden in Halbleinen, teils Original-kartoniert, teils Original-Pappbände,. die ersten ca. 20 Jahrgänge mit Bleistiftanstreichungen und leicht gebräuntem, teils etwas braun-/stockfleckigem Papier, ansonsten ordentlich erhalten, (Abgabe der Reihe nur komplett), Rabatt bei Selbstabholung,

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hagena & Schulte GbR]
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        Instants et visages de Paris

      Imprimerie Nationale, [André Sauret], Paris 1951 - 65 Vertes original lithographies some in double page, printed by Mourlot Frères on Grand Vélin d'Arches, loose in wrapper and clamshell box. First Edition. Limited to 225 copies. Signed by Vertes and Bauer. Box has some soiling on outside. Contents are very clean and in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sekkes Consultants]
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        Missing Chums, The Hardy Boys Childrens Mystery Series # 4 ,1951 STATED 1ST UK Edition, in Vintage Bright Coloured DustJacket Illustrated by Frank Varty Of Blonde & Black Haired brothers in Yellow Speed Boat, with 1 giving Fistacuff To 1 Guy Hanging on Ed

      Harold Hill & Company, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. UK 1951 - Inner Flap DJ Original Price Intact of 6/- NET List thru Secret Skull Mountain, ,HBDJ, Stated First Published Great Britain 1951 on copyright pg, 1st UK Edition, VG/GOOD+, AS-IS, Blue Tweed cloth with Silhouette of boys on front, Harold Hill name on the book spine indicates an original printing.dustjacket has a small tape repair at the top front, and some edgewear at the head and foot of the spine. Front dustjacket flap has check marks beside some of the Hardy Boys titles. A previous owner's name on the front paste down endpaper has been blacked out, and small check marks appear on the "Further Titles in this Series" page.The text itself is in good shape, Ink Markout topo of page List of titles in front go thru Shore Road Mystery someone written in ink Series #?s beside titles. 224 pgs, NO ads in back, Interior Nice tight clean Light Wear Fox, DJ Protected by Clear Mylar, DJ Light wear tiny chips Tears Extremities, Blue cloth stamped in dark blue on spine and front board, tinted top edges, 5 X 7 1/2 in. , Spine DJ END SMALL CHIPS NOT Affecting Titles Leaving 34 present btm .Back Inner Flap Dj Lists thru Brother, Baby & I, Back of DJ Light rub, wear & small Ink Word gives short sypnosis of bk Hunting for Hidden Gold with Red, B/W Comics Like Drawings of Hardy Boys ,in Vintage Bright Coloured DustJacket Illustrated by Frank Varty Of Blonde & Black Haired brothers in Yellow Speed Boat, with 1 giving Fistacuff To 1 Guy Hanging on edge of boat & 3 Other Men In Background, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bluff Park Rare Books]
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        The Hardy Boys: Hunting for Hidden Gold, SERIES #5, STATED 1ST UK EDITION, in Vintage Bright Coloured DustJacket Illustrated by Frank Varty of 2 Blonde & Black Haired Hardys one wearing Red & Purple Jackets Holding Flashlite Pointed at 3 Angry Wolves, Th

      Harold Hill & Son Limited, Newcastle Upon Tyne ,UK, 1951 Illustrated Plain B/W Frontispiece by noted illustrator Walter S. Rogers. Slowly gradually, the Great Rock Began to Move ,Orange & White Pictorial GRETTA Endpapers FOPX & Ink Name. ownership FORMER INSCRIPTION on half-title, Back Inner Hinges Starting Slightly Cracked, NO Other Internals, Inner Flap DJ PriceClipped List thru Secret Skull Mountain, HBDJ, 1951 ,STATED 1st Published in Great Britain, TRUE 1st British Edition ,GOOD-/GOOD-. AS-IS, Book Condition: GOOD-. Dust Jacket Condition: GOOD-. First UK Edition. 12mo , Blue Tweed Cloth Titled in Blue with Hardy Boys Silhouetthe on Front Cvr HAS DISCOLORATION ON EDGE Cvr, Harold Hill printed on book spine indicates this is the original printing., Tight and square, Toning FADE SPINE CVR ENDS . Dust jacket is price clipped, wear to corners, Loss at Yellow spine DJ Ends Removes #5 at Btm & MOST OF HIUNTING HIDDEN AT TOP Spine DJ Ends, Protected in a removable clear film sleeve. Hardback, Dustjacket has edgewear, SMALL CREASES , chips TEARS EDGES & AT TOP FRONT DJ PART OF T IN WORD THE Removed, Titles on the Further Titles in this Series page that List Thru Shore Road Mystery, Text is in good shape. Interior relatively Nice, tight Clean Light rub, wear, Fox ,224 pgs, NO ads in back, DJ wear tiny chips Tears Extremities, Blue cloth stamped in dark blue on spine and front board, 5 X 7 1/2 in. , Back Inner Flap DJ Lists thru Brother, Baby & I wear Fox, Back of DJ Light rub, wear & small Ink Word gives short sypnosis of bk Shore Road Mystery with Red, B/W Comics Like Drawings of Hardy Boys, Light Scuff wear tears Spine DJ edges, Franklin Dixon Name front Btm DJ Printed in Blue, Chipped at spine tips & corners, a few short tears and some rubbing, flaps were Previously pasted to endpapers, pale blue cloth with dark blue lettering and front vignette damp discoloured on foredges, inscriptions on front flyleaf and half title, foredges dusty, 8vo, Damaged DJ is protected with loose fitting plastic sleeve. , The Rescue of an Old Man from a wrecked Cottage & an Exciting Journey to a Montanna Gold Mine, Lead Frank & Joe Hardy, Sons of a Famous Detective, into Thrilling Adventure with a Gang of Dangerous Outlaws. Outwitting of Black Pepper?s Gang needs all Their Skill & Nerve when they are Trapped & caught in Their Quest for Hidden Gold. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good.

      [Bookseller: BLUFF PARK RARE BOOKS]
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        Through the road of a Neo-Realism or modern social realistic painting in Mexico / Por la Via de una Pintura Neorrealista o Realista Social Moderna en Mexico / Sur la Route d'une Peinture Neo-Realiste ou Realiste Social Moderne au Mexique. 215 Reproductions. Foreward by Sergei Eisenstein

      Mexico: [Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes], 1951 - An important association copy inscribed to the American artist and muralist Phil Stein and his wife Gertrude (née Goodkin), who prepared the English translation of the present text. In 1948 Phil Stein moved to Mexico where for ten years he painted murals alongside Siqueiros. Upon his return to New York, Stein brought the muralism tradition to the Village Vanguard jazz club in Greenwich Village. The inscription by Siqueiros reads "Para Gertrude y Phil / Stein, parte integrale / de Pictorico y par las / Traducciones de mucho / de esta obra, con la / mayor solidaridad / y amistad de / D.A. Siqueiros / Firma a 6 Sept de 1951 [For Phil and Gertrude Stein, integral part of pictorialism and for the translations of much of this work, with the greatest solidarity and friendship of D.A. Siqueiros]". Stein is also the author of "Siqueiros: His Life and Works" (1994). A significant association between two important muralists and the book's translator First edition. 4to. Text in English, Spanish and French. 215 black and white illustrations by Siqueiros, including a color plate tipped to the verso of the title page. Black cloth and marbled endpapers. Fading to the spine, and corners rubbed. Interior fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Farbige Original-Lithographie "abstrakte Komposition".

      Unten links hs. numeriert (10/60), unten rechts hs. signiert und datiert: Klotz, (19)83.. 58,5x76,5 cm (Blattgrösse). Gerahmt.. Der Churer Maler, Plastiker und Lehrer Lenz Klotz besuchte u.a. an der KGS Basel die Malklasse unter Heinrich Müller und war von 1951-1988 Lehrer an der KSG Basel. Von 1951-1957 war er als Ausstellungs- und Kataloggestalter am Museum für Völkerkunde in Basel, von 1965-1984 war er Mitglied der Kunstkommission der Öffentlichen Kunstsammlung Basel. Mehrere Einzel- und Gruppenausstellungen.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        Poetry and Drama: The Theodore Spencer Memorial Lecture, Harvard University, November 21, 1950

      Faber & Faber, London 1951 - First edition. Offsetting to rear blanks from a clipping, boards sunned and offset, a good only copy lacking the dustwrapper. However, Inscribed by Eliot "To Dorthea Merriman from T.S. Eliot. 21. ix. 51." The recipient was the wife of distinguished Harvard historian and diplomat Roger B. Merriman. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        [Dance to the Music of Time:]

      London, William Heinemann Ltd.,, 1951&#150;75. A Question of Upbringing; A Buyer&#39;s Market; The Acceptance World; At Lady Molly&#39;s; Casanova&#39;s Chinese Restaurant; The Kindly Ones; The Valley of Bones; The Soldier&#39;s Art; The Military Philosophers; Books Do Furnish a Room; Temporary Kings; Hearing Secret Harmonies. 12 volumes, octavo. Recent burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Some light spotting to fore-edge, an excellent set in fine bindings. First editions, first impressions. With the author&#39;s signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper of A Buyer&#39;s Market "For Marjorie Matan from Anthony Powell February, 1958.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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