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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.

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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.,, 1951–75. A Question of Upbringing; A Buyer's Market; The Acceptance World; At Lady Molly's; Casanova's Chinese Restaurant; The Kindly Ones; The Valley of Bones; The Soldier's Art; The Military Philosophers; Books Do Furnish a Room; Temporary Kings; Hearing Secret Harmonies. 12 volumes, octavo. 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's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper of A Buyer's Market "For Marjorie Matan from Anthony Powell February, 1958.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Tabi No Kaisô (Recollections of Travel) ****** The rare artists' book, influenced by the travel poems of Bokusui Wakayama is one of the high points of Un'ichi's printmaking, exemplifying his personal integration of traditional Japanese culture with modern European art including the innovations of Die Brücke and the photography of Blossfeldt and Renger-Patzsch. Offered is example 68/300 with thirty one original monochrome woodblock works carved by Un'ichi: twelve self-composed tanka poems on individual leaves with a facing, linked print stamped with Un'ichi's seal (c) and 7 decorative woodcuts, five designs after forms in Nature, and two landscapes with structural treatments of ukiyo-e themes. ******

      Tokyo, Meiji-Shôbô, handmade Japanese paper and cloth, the only issue, limited to 300 signed and numbered copies, no. 68 stamped on the justification slip, the English translation by George Saitô (Joji) who knew the artist and contributed the introduction and notes. EDITION NOTE: The book is believed to have been issued in a smaller printing than stated, based on a comprehensive examination of the sales literature and knowledge of Un'ichi’s working methods. "It appears that Hiratsuka often printed only as many copies of his works as were needed or requested over the years." [Keiko Moore (Un'ichi's daughter)] "Impressions of Hiratsuka's prints may occasionally have misleading edition numbers." [Fiorillo] 1951 - UN'ICHI [1895-1997]: After 1961, he lived with his daughter in the District of Columbia in the United States, only returning to live in Japan in 1994. He was awarded the Order of Cultural Merit in 1970 (never previously given to a print artist) and was the first artist awarded the Order of the Sacred Treasure in 1977. The Hiratsuka Unichi Print Museum was opened in 1991 in Suzaka-shi, Nagano-ken, near Matsue, the artist's birthplace. In the United States, the Art Institute of Chicago has the largest public holdings and held a retrospective in 2001. AVAILABILITY: Two complete copies are documented as sold in the last fifteen years. A worldwide institution search finds examples at Mt. Holyoke College, the University of Pittsburgh, and the private Van Zelst family collection. SIZE: Leaves: 330 x 459 mm / Case: 332 x 239 mm / Folder: 330 x 233 mm / Book: 320 x 228 mm. TANKA: A short form of waka that Un'ichi had a great affinity for. The poet commonly uses two images, one derived from personal meditation, the other from Nature. Each of the tanka poems is inspired by a Japanese place. A map in the English notes section shows their location. WOODBLOCK LEAVES: twelve with vertical center fold and split layout, self-carved tanka poem on the right (229 x 330 mm), self-carved sumi print on the left (229 x 330 mm), prints stamped in cinnabar with Unichi's artist seal c, leaves sleeved loose in the decorated folder, as issued. FOLDER: Vanilla paper, each side decorated with a different botanical b/w vignette, Unichi's carved seal (a) printed on rear. BOOK: A primarily English text side and a Japanese text side are laid out back-to-back. Format: Deep azure & white hoshi wrappers decorated with a different print on each side, 4-stab holes sewn in the Fukuro-toji style with cerulean cord and beige corner caps, the English side with a panoramic sea coast view, its English title in white letters, the Japanese side with a water eddy design, its mounted cream title slip with blue border, Japanese characters printed in blue. Pagination: Confirmed complete, 44 leaves (88 pages), Japanese text with separate pagination, title page stamped in cinnabar with Un'ichi's seal (b) and protected by laid-in guard sheet, 1 blank leaf and 15 pages numbered in the Japanese style, ending temple roof ornament vignette on its own page with Un'ichi's block carved UN seal; English side, [3] pages, 70 pp. with introduction and artist preface, tanka section, each poem with its own division leaf, pp. 7-54, notes and site map, pp. 55-69, ending iris vignette on its own page with Un'ichi's block carved UN seal. CASE: maize cloth fastened with 2 bone clasps, Japanese characters in carrot, English letters in silver, outer sides decorated with a monochrome print done in a flowing sculptural style, the trough of a large wave roller in the foreground, sharply eroded littoral cliffs in the background, inner sides lined (with cloth & paper) with mounted publishing & justification slips. CONDITION DETAIL: Leaves: sharp, well-inked impressions, Leaf I with scattered top edge soiling on the text side and top edge spotting on the blank side, a few leaves with a light offset spot from stamped seal, some leaves with top and bottom edge bends, some with intrinsic, slight edge creasing because of folder size. / Folder: top and bottom bands of soiling and some scattered soiling. / Book: Pages: Fine / Wrappers: title panel with some soiling and spots, corner caps soiled, light edgewear, corner rubs. / Title Slip: Fine / Binding: Fine. / Case: soiled and one side with color fade, some edgewear, corners lightly bumped, inner sides also soiled and with scattered spots, mounted publishing slip with some spotting. REFERENCE: Hiratsuka: Modern Master; Keyes, Roger, Break with the Past; Fiorillo, Viewing Japanese Prints (online). ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by request. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Steven Waldman]
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        Assignment in Eternity (signed copy)

      Fantasy Press, Reading, Pennsylvania 1951 - First edition of this collection of four long science fiction stories, octavo, 256 pages, signed by the author on the title page, fine in fine dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Inherit the Wind.

      New York: Random House, 1951 - Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine gilt on black ground, titles to upper board gilt, pictorial paste-on to upper board, red top-stain. With the dust jacket. Lightly rubbed at extremities, some faint spotting of endpapers. An excellent copy in the rubbed and partially tanned jacket. Illustrated title pages. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by Jerome Lawrence on the front free endpaper, "To Rabbi Sacks – who has been a great friend and a glowing inspiration. With admiration, Jerome Lawrence, 1955". Inscribed copies of Inherit the Wind are particularly uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        LES EBENISTES PARISIENS (1795-1830). Leurs oeuvres et leurs marques. Ouvrage contenant 1500 notices presentèes dans l’ordre alphabetique enrichies de reproductions d’estampilles et de factures.

      Grund,, Paris, 1951 - in-4, pp. 324, (2), bella leg. t. tela edit. con tit. al piatto e al d. Con 54 belle tavv. raffiguranti mobili e gli specimen dei vari artisti coi quali "firmavano" i loro oggetti d’arte. Le centinaia di artisti sono posti in ordine alfabetico. Belliss. esempl. Raro. [167]

      [Bookseller: SCRIPTORIUM Studio Bibliografico]
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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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        The Illustrated Man

      Doubleday & Co. 1951 - Tan cloth, brown titles. Stated first edition. Book very good with a small bookshop sticker to rear pastedown, aging to cloth at edges. DJ very good minus, sunned at spine, price-clipped, creased & worn at top edge at front and at heel of spine with one tear, stained on reverse at bottom edge. 251 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Typed Letter Signed "Charles" with a handwritten postscript

      Darien, CT, 1951. unbound. 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 powerbroker, 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.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        The End of The Affair

      London, William Heinemann,, 1951. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full green morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, plain black endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. First Edition, First Impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Way Some People Die

      Knopf, 1951 - First Edition, first printing SIGNED BY JOHN ROSS MACDONALD on the front free endpaper. This is the true first edition with the words "first edition" printed on the copyright page. This attractive price clipped dustjacket has light chipping to the spine and corners. Otherwise, this original dustjacket is in nice shape. The book is tight and the boards have light wear to the edges. The pages are clean. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a presentable copy of this true first edition SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR!!! Trades and offers considered. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Requiem for a Nun

      Random House, New York 1951 - SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION, one of only 750 copies signed by Faulkner. Faulkner's first work after winning the Nobel Prize; a sequel to Sanctuary, written twenty years earlier. Adapted for the theater by Albert Camus in 1956. New York: Random House, 1951. Octavo, original black cloth over marbled boards. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        AN INTRODUCTION TO THE OCTOPUS. Signed Typescript.

      K.M., n.p. n.d. [Univ. Of Michigan] 1951 - His doctoral thesis "COLERIDGE AND THE INWARD EYE" was submitted in 1951 at the University of Michigan. [PHD 1951]. This piece [All about Frank Norris graded an A+] is from the same period submitted and graded by Dr. Thorpe and signed as Kenneth Miller & Ross Macdonald in blue ink at the top of the first page. In very good condition. 31 Xerox pages in very good condition. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Den knutna näven. Andra upplagan.

      [ENGLISH: With a holograph quotation written by the author on first page. Swedish writer Pär Lagerkvist was awarded the Nobel prize for Literature in 1951. Inscribed books by him are scarce, holograph letters very rare.] - Häftad, tryckta omslag. Ouppskuren, fint skick. Med egenhändigt skrivet citat av Lagerkvist ur boken: »Anden är inte maktlös - fast man så gärna vill tro det! Dess näve är bepansrad såväl som våldets. Och till sist är den den starkaste av de två. Pär Lagerkvist». Stockholm, Albert Bonniers förlag, 1936. 128 s.

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        Comment voudriez-vous voir R. L. Dupuy

      1951. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Unique collection of 74 watercolors, ink drawings, collages and mixed media playful caricatures of a Parisian advertising executive, presumably by members of his creative staff. Most of the individual send-ups are imaginative and amusing; the cumulative effect, though, is truly extraordinary in the sheer variety and range of the works. As a whole the album honors not merely a particular individual, but the human creative spirit! Thus we have a Soviet Dupuy, an angelic Dupuy, an overworked Dupuy, a gaucho Dupuy, a scout Dupuy, a wandering eye Dupuy, a lolling Dupuy; he is depicted as a painter, a mariner, a general, and on and on. These various roles assigned to him scarcely suggest the richness of ideas of the particular artwork. In just one drawing, showing the executive in a bathtub, we see floating atop the water the names of products, presumably ones he promoted, and other names spraying over him from the showerhead. Dupuy, based on the wealth of images we have of him, was a quintessential Frenchman in his appearance; we can also surmise that he was beloved, if not also feared a bit, and certainly, he had to have had a charisma, for few businessmen have probably ever received such an effortful and remarkable tribute as represented by this manuscript. The folio measures 33 by 28 cm, 13 by 11 inches. With a dust jacket that at its center has a cameo relief of Dupuy himself. The DJ, now protected with mylar, has use creases, minor spotting and toning. The leaves are all clean, and the album is tight.

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        C. 1951-1954 Photographic Album Recording the Building of a Western-Engineered Milling Facility in Egypt With Many Pictures Identified and Depicting Social, Sporting, Political Activities in Cairo and Alexandria Egypt During the Nasser Era.

      Cairo 1951 - Album with approxmately 280 + photographs; mounted with photo-corners only, not glued down; many with identifiers on back, dating the photograph and naming the participants; many photographs of social activities, state and company dinners, tennis matches, other sporting activities where apparently these people went to be entertained in Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt; a mixing of Middle-Eastern and Western-style events, with some military and political leaders socially melding with the engineers and workers on this project; with views of the Egyptian countryside as well as of the plant; (with) a book in Arabic, evidently promoting the new facility, with black and white photographs; also including about 30-40 photographs of family outings, evidently in Europe, Italy and other places where family and friends may have had leave from building the project; various formats, mostly snapshot size, however there are many 3" x 5" and larger, even a couple of 7"x 9" size; all contained in a faux leather album, with a very worn spine and coming disbound; photographs clear, well-taken and very well preserved, recording a little-known aspect of Western business and industrial development in the Middle East, with the participation of wives and families while a project was being completed and during the Nasser revolutionary era; We note that some of the equipment, possibly for power generation, bears the Babcock & Wilcox name, and also equipment from Kohorn, who were textile equipment manufacturers; these names are visible on the apparatus pictured in the accompanying brochure. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Original Art and Proof for]: The Enchanted Castle

      Boston: Barry Humphries. 1951. Original pencil and gouache artwork accompanied by two cover proof sheets and a first edition of the book. The art, which measures 20"x 26", is painted directly onto an illustration board with the spine panel painted separately and applied to the board. Near fine plus with a few rubbed spots, tape remnants, and ink marks. The two color cover proofs are near fine with a few creases, and the book is fine in near fine dustwrapper with a bit of wear at the extremities and some sunning to the spine. Neff (1902-1993) was a painter, muralist, illustrator, and printmaker who worked with the Treasury Relief Art Project and briefly served as Director of the Federal Arts Project in Cleveland in 1937. In addition to working as a commercial artist and book illustrator, he gained some national recognition as chairman of the Cleveland Ufology Project lecturing on UFO phenomenon and exposing fraud when he found it. While Neff is not credited on the published dustwrapper, as he is on the original art, the rear flap copy is entirely (and strangely) devoted to "The Decorative Jacket" with four paragraphs describing the joint effort made by the writer and artist to develop a compelling cover concept. The text explains that the illustration depicts the battle between good and evil as shown by "Satan's insidious attack on the vulnerable castle, supported by his host of red demons conjured up from the shadows" and "the Good Fairy's valiant defense, aided by her kindly elves born of the bright sunshine and blue sky" which have "identical counterparts in the flesh-and-blood characters of the modern mansion of the actual story." The art for an obscure but interesting book from an equally obscure but interesting artist, representing a much closer collaboration than is usually found between author and jacket illustrator. OCLC locates no copies of this book. .

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

      (Woodland Hills CA): (The Author). (1951). First. First edition. 66pp. Stapled self-wrappers. Lightly edgeworn, very good plus. A small self-help pamphlet, Inscribed by Henry Miller to his second wife, June Mansfield: "June -- To read in quiet moments, Henry 10/16/56." June Mansfield was by all accounts the inspiration for much of Miller's major writing and they remained friends for several decades after their divorce in 1934. .

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      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,. 1951. Octavo,. cloth.. Small black spot on top edge of text block, a fine copy in fine first. printing dust jacket ($2.50 printed price) with a touch of rubbing at. extremities. A sharp copy. (#129686). First edition.

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        From Here to Eternity [SOLD WITH] 12 typed, signed letters by various Hollywood fat cats congratulating Buddy Adler on sweeping the Oscars with "From Here to Eternity"

      Charles Scribner's, New York 1951 - First Edition, later state without the "A" on the copyright page, in a first issue dust jacket, priced $4.50. Briefly inscribed by James Jones. A fine copy in an unusually bright example of the dust jacket, showing a light vertical crease near the spine on the front panel, but otherwise mint. Seldom seen thus, and uncommon to find inscribed. Sold with 12 typed, signed letters by various Hollywood fat cats congratulating Buddy Adler on sweeping the Oscars with "From Here to Eternity," dated 1954. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Les constructeurs.

      Mourlot, Paris 1951 - Lithographie originale en 5 couleurs. Format 75 X 52 cm, tirage limité à 800 exemplaires.

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        OTTANTOTTESIMA MOSTRA DEPERO: ROVERETO 11 AGOSTO - 11 SETTEMBRE 1951. Pittura e arte applicata 1915 - 1951. Prima presentazione di pittura nucleare.

      Arti Grafiche Manfrini 1951 In - 8 p. (mm. 226x156), bross. orig. in rosso e nero, pp.nn. 64 + 10 di Indice (delle ill. e delle Mostre), con 33 ill. in tavv. in b.n. f.t. (1 a colori) che riproducono per lo più dipinti e disegni dell?artista (1892 - 1960). Catalogo di questa importante Mostra che esponeva 300 opere divise in 5 sezioni. In appendice Manifesto della pittura e plastica nucleare. Con dedica autografa di Depero, datata maggio 1959 - Rovereto. Pagg. ingiallite per la qualità della carta ma ben conservato.

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        This is War! A Photo Narrative in Three Parts

      New York: Harper, 1951. First edition of the photographer's first book. Quarto. Signed "David Douglas Duncan New York" on the title page. An excellent copy in a very good dust jacket with light wear to the extremities. American journalist David Douglas Duncan has influenced the photography of the 20th century with his trademark dramatic combat photographs. His photos during WWII were thought so impressive that after the war he was hired by Life to join their staff. During his time with Life he covered many events including the end of the British Raj in India and conflicts in Turkey, Eastern Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

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        La Satyricon DE LUXE Copy with 2 Extra Suites

      Ambroise VOLLARD, Paris 1951 - Unbound portfolio WITH illustrations created / engraved by DERAIN Illustrated with 33 original etchings on Arches + a suite of 36 etchings (the 33 + 3 unused) on Arches + 43 in texte woodcuts + a suite of the 43 woodcuts in black on Lana paper) LIMITED : to 280 copies, this one bears n° 137 and is a DELUXE COPY (one the 30 copies reserved to the Vollard estate) SIZE : 13"1/2 x 18" YEAR : 1951 PUBLISHER : initiated by VOLLARD in 1934, this portfolio was published after WWII by an amator (Colonel Sickles) in 1951 CONDITION : very good condition REFERENCES : Monod 9049 ASK FOR EXTRA PICTURES [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE PREPARATION OF PROGRAMS FOR AN ELECTRONIC DIGITAL COMPUTER, with Special Reference to the EDSAC and the Use of a Library of Subroutines

      Cambridge, Mass: Addison-Wesley, 1951 A Pioneering Book From The Dawn Of The Computer Age. A Review Copy in Dustwrapper Of The First Practical Text Book On Digital Computing. First Edition. An especially Fine Copy in a previously unrecorded dustwrapper. Tall 8vo., pp [14] incl. 2 full-page, photo illus. before title-page (one on back of half-title), 167, [3]. Light, red RSM diagonally across half-title 'BOOK REVIEW COPY'. Original brown cloth. Light-brown, plain dustwrapper which, due to its minimal wear, slight browning & exact fit, has all the appearances of having been issued with the book, allowing the covers of the book to have been preserved in 'as-new' condition. A narrow section of the dustwrapper spine-panel has been removed, presumably to allow the book to be identified without removing the plain unprinted dustwrapper & discarding it which was likely the case in every case. Internally fresh & clean. Excellent fine copy. Remarkable as this title ended up primarily in libraries to be marked stamped, coded & pocketed accordingly. The first generally published text on computer programming. Refs: (Williams, Hist. Computing Technology, p. 337; see also pp. 331-38). Lee, Computer Pioneers, pp. 730-35. OOC/Origins of Cyberspace 1030. Working with the EDSAC at Cambridge, Wilkes used a symbolic assembly language [Assembler] which was further developed by Wheeler under Wilkes' management in 1949. With Gill, they developed the concept of subroutines in programs to create reusable modules & as a team produced the first textbook on "The Preparation of Programs for an Electronic Digital Computer". This breakthrough was seminal to the very conceptualization of formalized "software" development; a term that was just a spec of dust on the horizon.. 1st Edition.

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        Ensemble de 3 Suites et d'un dessin pour Le Satyricon

      Aux Dépens D'Un Amateur, Paris 1951 - In folio sous chemises et étui comportant : Une suite sur Auvergne des 36 cuivres gravés, une suite sur Malacca des 43 bois tirés en gris, une suite sur Malacca de 8 bois non utilisés et un grand dessin au feutre non retenu.

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      Faber Book News 1951 - Two pages of electrostencilled publicity mailing. The first page being an introduction (almost certainly written by Eliot) and the second page containing the poem, "Cat Morgan Introduces Himself". The extremely rare first appearance of Cat Morgan Introduces Himself, which was incorporated into "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats" as the final poem from the 1953 (11th impression) edition onwards. The two page flyer was issued with Faber's Autumn and Winter Catalogue for 1951. The introductory page states, "The front cover of Faber & Faber's new Autumn and Winter catalogue bears an attractive drawing by Margaret Wolpe of the portico of 24, Russell Square. On the back cover you will find a [picture of a black cat] approaching. He is advancing to take up his favourite seat, cuddled up against and protected by the door-scraper. Morgan, for that is his name, is the Faber & Faber cat. We were astonished to find the biographical note written in verse, but perhaps this is not surprising if one considers the literary atmosphere in which he has passed so much of his life." The following poem carries the footnote to the effect that it may be reproduced without permission, and was according to Gallup "widely reprinted in various newspapers". It was issued under Eliot's name in the Animal's Magazine, and subsequently as a broadside by Donald Gallup entitled "Cat Morgan's Apology" in 1953, in an edition of 30 copies. Not listed in Gallup though referred to E2g (Gallup's 1953 Broadsheet). Copies of the poem are present in the British Library and as part of the Hayward bequest in King's College, Cambridge, though both seem to lack the introductory page. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951. First edition and First Printing. 8vo, publisher’s original black cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and in the original dustjacket featuring Salinger’s photo on rear cover credited to Lotte Jacobi and $3 price correctly positioned on front flap. 277 pp. A good and honest copy showing some use, but otherwise well preserved. The dustjacket with some evidence of age-wear at the extremities and with a chip at the bottom of the spine panel, the bottom of the dustjacket sometime trimmed slightly to clean the bottom edge. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING OF AN AMERICAN ICONIC WORK AND A 20TH CENTURY LITERARY CLASSIC. J.D. Salinger’s first and still, most famous work.. Salinger tapped into a common and necessary theme in American literature with his unhappy teenage character, Holden Caulfield, who runs away from his boarding school as part of his disgust with 'phoniness'. Caufield's feelings and the idiom in which he communicates them have made the book a symbol of purity and sensitivity to generations of readers and has insured that it will remain a particularly coveted title in modern literature.

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        Catcher in the Rye, The

      London: Hamish Hamilton, 1951. First Impression. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine+. First UK Edition (First published in Great Britain 1951) of the author's masterwork. 8vo; 254pp. Publisher's French blue cloth, the spine lettered silver; in Fritz Wegner's pictorial dust jacket priced on the front flap 10s/6d. A Near Fine copy with just a shade of fading to the spine (but the lettering undiminished), a bit of speckling to the top edge, and a short closed tear (text completely untouched) and associated creasing to the top edge of two pages; in a Near Fine or better jacket, bright and vibrant, the the spine's crown lightly rubbed, the back panel dust-soiled with several dime-sized pink stains. Even after more than fifty years The Catcher in the Rye speaks to readers through the freshness of Holden's voice. . . . [Salinger's] words even have the power to transfigure some readers' lives, at least once with horrible consequences. On 8 December 1980 Mark David Chapman associated Holden's view of “phonies” with John Lennon. After assassinating the former Beatle across the street from Central Park, Chapman sat down, pulled out a copy of Catcher and waited for the police to arrive." (Literary Encyclopedia) Note: Yet another example of the value to be found in the graphically superior designs of most UK editions of American authors' works (our specialty). With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.&

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        Departure Pamphlets: I Six Women Poets

      (Oxford: Departure). [circa 1951]. First. First edition. Stapled wrappers. (8)pp. Fine. Very uncommon little pamphlet featuring six women poets, issued at Merton College. Includes a contribution from Adrienne Rich, published the same year as her first book as an adult. In addition to Rich, the authors represented are Elizabeth Jennings, Lotte Zurndorfer, Jenny Joseph, Gillian Craig, and Marion Smith. .

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        Kentemata kai phoresies Dodecanesou

      Athens: [ ], 1951 [Embroideries and Costumes of Dodecanesus, Greece]First edition. In greek. Soft cover, 29 cm, 144 pp., ill.FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE. The cost automatically charged by the system will be erased at confirmation of the order.

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        The Wonderful Farm

      Harper & Brothers, N Y 1951 - (VII), 182 pp. Translated from the French by Norman Denny. Illustrated with In-text and Full Page Black & White Drawings by Maurice Sendak. Red Cloth Hardcover. BINDING FINE, interior some age-toning, tiny bookseller's label & 1 small mark on FFEP otherwise CLEAN. DUST JACKET/VERY GOOD. Copywright page states: First Edition I-.A Dust Jacket price. $2.50 LAID IN IS A BOOKPLATE SIGNED BY SENDAK Hanrahan A2 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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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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        Siqueiros. 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 :: Through The Road of a Neo-Realism or Modern Social Realistic Painting in Mexico (Inscribed Presentation Copy)

      [Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes], Mexico City 1951 - The most substantial monograph on Siqueiros' work published during his lifetime. This a major presentation copy, to the Polish-American painter and printmaker Ira Moskowitz, best-remembered for his long residency in Taos, New Mexico where he produced a large body of work documenting lives of Native Americans and Mexican-Americans. Siqueiros, second in prominence only to Diego Rivera among the great Mexican muralists, was a lifelong Marxist and a committed revolutionary. He was an instrumental member of the Stalinist plot to assassinate Leon Trotsky, personally participating in an unsuccessful machine-gun attack on Trotsky's house in 1940. Large quarto (32cm). Original blue cloth boards; unpaged. Presentation copy, warmly inscribed by Siqueiros on second blank: "Para el Sr. Ira Moskowitz, hombre de letras en artes plasticos, que ama y comprende la pintura de Mexico, con la amistad de JDA Siqueiros," dated August, 1959. A tight, square copy of the book; cloth a little faded and soiled at spine and extremities; lacking dustwrapper; Very Good. [Attributes: First Edition]

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