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        Identical Twins: (SIGNED by Xanti Schawinsky. Limited Ed. Print)

      Publisher Unknown, 1951 - This b&w print is hand SIGNED by Xanti Schawinsky; this particular print is also inscribed to " for Bertha, new york, 22/4/53" middle of title & signature and right below the image; edition size is unknown; printed on hand made paper; paper size: 26 x 20in, image size: 13-1/2 x 10in; a few tiny dots on the back but not affecting front image; some creases to the edges; a few tiny marks in top margins but not near image; a tiny tear at bottom edge; overall the paper has a little browning age; otherwise the image is in VERY GOOD COND. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: DR FINE ARTS]
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        The End of the Affair

      Heinemann - First edition, London, 1951. Book near fine, except for slight wear at spine ends and corners, slight creasing on spine, previous owner's signature on front paste-down, slight discoloration on fly title and last page, separation of fly title from title page has caused very slight tearing near bottom of fly title. DJ very good, with small piece missing at top of spine, sligth rubbing and chipping at corners, slight discoloration on covers, spine, and flaps, slight crease near top corner of front flap. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        The birds of tropical west Africa: with special reference to those of the Gambia, Sierra Leone, the Gold Coast and Nigeria.

      London: Crown Agents for the Colonies, 1931-1951. - Octavo, eight volumes,3564 pp.,86 (85 coloured) plates, text illustrations, folding maps. Publisher's cloth, apart from a few minor corner bumps, a fine set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Isles Natural History Books]
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        Bestie del ''900'

      'Vallecchi', 'Firenze' 1951 - 'in 8° grande (19,5 x 27 cm), t. tela edit con sovraccoperta illustrata a colori, pp 172; con coperta, sovraccop, 30 tavv a colori e 16 disegni b.n. di Mino Maccari. Due marginali mancanze alla sovraccop, e due strappetti marginali alla stessa, senza perdi'

      [Bookseller: La Tosca Srl]
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        FOUNDATION [with] FOUNDATION AND EMPIRE [with] SECOND FOUNDATION

      New York: Gnome Press Publishers, later Gnome Press, Inc.,. [1951-1953]. Octavo, three volumes,. first volume bound in cloth, others in boards.. The top edge of the text block of FOUNDATION is a bit darkened,. magazine sources of the stories written in ink in a neat hand on. contents page, it is otherwise a bright, near fine copy in a bright,. near fine dust jacket with light wear at head of spine panel, just a. bit of rubbing at tail of spine panel and front corner tips, and some. very faint internal foxing to spine panel (no show through on outer. surface); FOUNDATION AND EMPIRE is a bright, near fine copy with some. light rubbing to the boards at head and tail of spine panel and. corner tips in a fine dust jacket with minor dust soiling to rear. panel; SECOND FOUNDATION has a minor bruise at the head of the spine. panel but is otherwise a fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a faint. matching bruise at the head of the spine panel. Overall, a very. attractive set. (#80762). First editions, first printings, bindings, and dust jackets where required. The first three volumes of the Foundation series, awarded a special Hugo in 1966 for best all-time series. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II- 46. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 819-31.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        REQUIEM FOR A NUN. Signed

      Random House, New York 1951 - First Trade Edition, First state, with dark grey top-edge in the First Issue Dust Jacket [E. McKnight Kauffer misspelled, $3.00 price]. 8vo., 286pp. A fine copy. [No indication of edition stated as called for]. Nicely signed by Faulkner in black fountain pen at the top of the front free endpaper. Quarter-bound in black cloth over sea green cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. A very nice example of this work; a play, with long narrative sections, continuing the story of Temple Drake introduced two decades earlier in 'Sanctuary'. Faulkner's first book after winning the Nobel Prize. "I Decline to accept the end of man. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice but he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance". W.F. - Nobel Speech. While signed limited editions abound, signed trade editions are very uncommon as Faulkner generally refused to sign them. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The Grass Harp

      New York: Random House. (1951). First. Uncorrected proof consisting of long galley sheets printed rectos only, ribbon-tied at the top into blue covers with an applied title label. Affixed to the cover label is another label that reads: "An 'A' Book To Be Considered at the Next Meeting," apparently indicating the book was being considered as a main selection for the Book-of-the-Month Club. Modest wear, very good or better. Author's second novel. Rare in this format. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        PSAUMES. Gravures au burin par Cecile Reims. (Introduction by Raymond Cogniat) REIMS, Cécile (COGNIAT Raymond)

      Editions Arts du Monde, Paris, France 1951 - PSAUMES. Gravures au burin par Cecile Reims. (Introduction by Raymond Cogniat) REIMS, Cécile (COGNIAT Raymond): Editions Arts du Monde, Paris, 1951. 1st. ed. In-4, en feuilles, sous chemise et emboitage d'éd. Introduction de Raymond Cogniat. Gravures au burin de Cécile Reims. Texte en français et en hébreu. Complet des 10 planches, ainsi qu'une petite gravure sur page de titre. Tirage limité à 400 ex. numérotés sur vélin de Rives. Très bon état. Peu courant. Folio, loose folded sheets laid into printed folio (as issued), [If you count the blank End Papers, there are 14 double sized leaves, making a total of 28 leaves], 260 x 335 mm. Publisher box is 10 x 13.5 inches. Illustrated with eleven original etchings by Cecile Reims, ten are full-page etchings and one is a smaller etching on the title page). Cecile Reims is a French-Jewish artist who was born in Paris in 1927 but spent some of her childhood in Lithuania. Following the occupation of France, she joined the Jewish combat organization (in 1943), and at the conclusion of the war, in 1945, she discovered that her entire family had been massacred. Jean-Noel Jeannerey, President of the French National Library, stated the following, at the opening of the French National Library exhibit "Cecile Reims, Engraver" (at the Louvre in 2004): "When she was very young, her energy was forged in France in the Resistance movement, then in Palestine - but shortly thereafter, health problems forced her to take up less intense strenuous combats, in the field of art. Initiated in burin engraving in Paris by Joseph Hecht, a rigorous master, she produced over 60 original works between 1950 and 1960, which attracted a great deal of attention. Her meeting with Hans Bellmer afterwards was decisive. It is undeniable that her work contributed greatly to extending the universal success of Bellmer. In the same way, after 1971, she worked with many drawings by her husband, Fred Deus, and by Leonor Fini. For the past few years she is once again doing engravings based on her own compositions. Her talent as an interpreter connects her to a splendid tradition. Her own talent as an inventor, showing both virtuosity and elegance, deserves being acknowledged." 'Psaumes' (1951) is her first published work, following her first exhibition at the Le Fanal Gallery; later (in the same year) the Bezalel Museum in Jerusalem presented her first exhibit of engravings. Uncommon [OCLC only four American holdings (and one European holding): Brandeis, Rutgers, Touro College, La Salle and Jewish National & University Library]. Text is in French and Hebrew, and the eleven original etchings are in very fine, fresh, bright condition; binding is fine, very fresh and bright, in publisher's unprinted glassine, and in publisher's tan paper-covered chemise and publisher's slipcase box. Spine of chemise has a tiny, 6 millimeter tear at the very top edge. Box is very, very slightly rubbed at the extremities, it is so minor that it is barely perceptible. The blank pull out side of the slipcase has a small slight scrapes on the pastedown paper. If it were not for these truly picayune imperfections, most of which you would have to search for, it would be described as LIKE NEW. First edition, limited to 400 numbered copies "sur velin de rives," of artist's first book. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      [New York], 23. V. o. J. [nach 1951]. - 2 SS. 8vo. An eine Dame, wohl die namentlich nicht genannte Sopranistin Suzanne Bloch: "Ich wäre so gerne in Ihr Concert gekommen - aber ich bin seit Ostern an einem Virus erkrankt, der mich dauernd zum Fiebern zwingt und mich sehr schwächt! - Hoffentlich sind Sie noch da und bleiben noch eine Weile. Ich bitte Sie innigst, mich am Samstag morgen anzurufen! Ich hatte seit 3 Tagen kein Fieber [.] mehr und hoffe, dass ich wieder menschenähnlich werde! [.]" - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Log from the Sea of Cortez.

      Viking, New York 1951 - A Fine copy in a Very Good plus, price-clipped dust jacket that is faded on the spine as usual. There is one tiny closed edge tear to the top edge of the rear panel. This "log" is the day-to-day story of Steinbeck's trip to the Gulf of Mexico with his biologist friend Ed Ricketts. This account--a combination of science, philosophy, and high-spirited adventure--was previously on available in the larger, more scientifically detailed book, The Sea of Cortez. Catalog Rum

      [Bookseller: Gregor Rare Books]
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        La Muerte y la brújula. [Death And The Compass]. Dedication Copy

      Buenos Aires: Emecé Editores, Colección Novelistas Argentinos Contemporáneos, 1951 The Dedication Copy Of This Landmark Title Story. First edition. Original pictorial wrappers showing very light use. [Helft p.74; Becco 46], 8vo, The inscription in English reads: "To Mandie from your lazy friend / Jorge Luis Borges - 1951". Nine tales reappear in this collection, all revised & corrected for this edition. Hombre de la esquina rosada, Borges points out, was written influenced by American movies & Robert Louis Stevenson. Emma Zunz "está redactada con palabras opacas, in a style of scrupulous meanness, como dijo Joyce de sus Dubliners. (it is written with opaque words], as Joyce had said about his Dubliners). Funes el memorioso "es el que menos me desagrada." (is the one that least despleases me). Its source is De Quincey's Palimpsest. Borges wrote it when he felt cornered by the universe: "me sentí acosado del universo".La espera is an urban tale, from a true police report read to Borges by his friend Alfredo Doblas.La form a de la espada & Tema del traidor y del héroe pretend to show a romantic view of Ireland. El jardín de los senderos que se bifurcan is a type of crime fiction. Borges hopes that the meaning of it will not come to the reader until the very last paragraph. La muerte y la brújula takes place in Buenos Aires, in spite of the Nordic or German street names. The volume is dedicated to: Mandie Molina Vedia, one of Borges' great, life long loves.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        SIQUEIROS. Por la via de une pintura neorrealista o realista social moderna en mexico / Sur la route d'une peinture néo-réaliste ou réaliste sociale moderne au Mexique / Through the road of a neo-realism or modern social realistic painting in Mexico. Ouvrage trilingue. Bel ENVOI manuscrit de l'auteur au comédien et acteur GERARD PHILIPE.

      INBA - Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mexico 1951 - Reliure toile éditeur bleue marine en bon état. Titre estampé gris. Pas de jaquette. Pages de garde au papier cuve marbré. Format carré : 31,8x31,8 cm. Tirage : 2000 ex. Intérieur du livre en très bon état, hormis des empreintes de doigts en face de la dédicace. Introduction de Fernando Gamboa. La direction de cet ouvrage a été à la charge de Angélica Arenal de Siqueiros et José Luis Correa. Texte de présentation du célèbre artiste peintre mexicain Siqueiros sur 10 pages dans chacune des langues (30 pages non paginées), espagnol, français, anglais. 240 pages. 215 reproductions pleine page en noir et blanc. ----------------- Très bel envoi de David Alfaro Siqueiros à l'acteur et comédien Gérard PHILIPE.------- "Para Gerard Philippe, gran actor de Francia y para el mundo entero. Con la admiracion y solidaridad de AD Siqueiros (signature). En su primer viaje a Mexico. Junio 9 de 1953. " -------- Gérard philipe arriva début avril au Mexique pour le tournage du film d'Yves Allégret : Les Orgueilleux (Alvarado). Il en partit directement pour rejoindre la troupe du TNP à Hambourg, le 15 juin. A noter : Siqueiros fit dans sa dédicace une erreur courante en écrivant le nom de l¿acteur avec 2 P. -------- ** Texto en español : Encuadernación Editorial lona azul marino en buen estado. Título estampado gris. No chaqueta. Portadas de marmoleo papel hecho a mano. Interior del libro en muy buenas condiciones, además de las huellas dactilares en frente de la dedicación. Circulación: 2000 copias. Introducción a Fernando Gamboa. La dirección de este trabajo fue a cargo de Angélica Arenal de Siqueiros y José Luis Correa. La Dirección de Obra de un cargamento this estuva Angélica Arenal de Siqueiros y José Luis Correa. Texto de presentación del famoso pintor mexicano Siqueiros en 10 páginas en cada idioma (30 páginas, sin paginar), Español, Francés, Inglés. 240 páginas. 215 reproducciones a página completa en blanco y negro. ------------------ Belleza envío de David Alfaro Siqueiros al actor Gerard Philipe .------- "Para Gerard Philippe, gran actor de Francia y para el mundo entero. Con la admiracion y solidaridad de AD Siqueiros (la firma). En su primer viaje a Mexico. Junio 9 de 1953. " ------- Gerard Philipe llegó a principios de abril en México para la filmación de Yves Allegret película: Les Orgueilleux (Alvarado). Fue directamente a formar parte del elenco del TNP en Hamburgo, 15 de junio Nota: Siqueiros dijo en su dedicación a un error común en escribir el nombre del actor con dos P. ------- *** ENGLISH TEXT : Binding Publisher navy blue canvas in good condition. Title stamped gray. No jacket. Cover Pages in handmade paper marbling. Interior of book in very good condition, apart from fingerprints in front of the dedication. Square size: 31,8 x31, 8 cm. Circulation: 2000 copies. Introducing Fernando Gamboa. The direction of this work was borne by Angelica Arenal Siqueiros and Jose Luis Correa. Text of presentation of the famous Mexican painter Siqueiros on 10 pages in each language (30 pages, not paginated), Spanish, French, English. 240 pages. 215 full page reproductions in black and white. ------------------ Beautiful handwritten dedication of David Alfaro Siqueiros to the french actor Gerard Philipe .------- "Para Gerard Philippe, gran actor de Francia y para el mundo entero. Con la admiracion y solidaridad de AD Siqueiros (signature). En su primer viaje a Mexico. Junio 9 de 1953. "-------- Gerard Philipe arrived in early April in Mexico for the shooting of Yves Allegret movie: Les Orgueilleux (Alvarado). He went directly to join the cast of the TNP in Hamburg, June 15. Note: Siqueiros made his dedication to a common mistake in writing the name of the actor with two P. ******** Photos on line. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Hervé Sciardet]
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        Gargantua Pantagruel. Illustré par Henry Lemarié. 3 vols.

      Paris, Editions du Rameau d?or, Paul Cotinaud, [1951-52] - 8°, 229, 214, 205 S., zahlr. mehrfarb. Pochoirs-Reproduktionen der Aquarelle., Kart.-Umschlag, darin Broschur m. Transp.-OU u. losen Bogen, in Schmuckschuber., Schuber etwas gebräunt. Kart.-Umschlag etwas wasserfleckig, Titelblatt von Bd. I mit kleinen Stockflecklein u einer gebräunen Seite. Bücher sonst tadellos. Teilweise Farbabklatsch der Illustrationen - insgesamt schönes Exemplar. Text franz. Edition au tirage limité à 800 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches. Cet ouvrage a été tiré sur les presse de Raymond Jacquet, imprimeur d?art. Les aquarelles d?Henry Lemarié ont été magistralement reproduites aux pochoirs dans l?atelier de Maurice Beaufumé. - Henry Lemarié (1911- 1991) est, sans conteste, le miniaturiste français le plus célèbre et le plus apprécié de notre époque. Son oeuvre est la plus recherchée des bibliophiles: en effet, à ses qualités picturales il a su adjoindre une parfaite maîtrise de l'illustration. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Partridge Adventures

      Privately Printed by the author, Cambridge, MA 1951 - Gilt-stamped green cloth; thin 8vo; 65pp; top edge gilt; illustrated with b/w photo frontispiece plus 9 text photos, 2 fold-out charts. Claflin's reminiscences of hunting the wiley partridge in upstate New York and New Hampshire over a 20-year span, back when the birds were plentiful. A very desirable upland shooting title and this copy is in fine, collectible condition. Bears the sporting bookplate of a previous owner affixed to the front paste down. Written in pencil on the front free endpaper, "From--Wm. H. Claflin". I can not guarantee this to be an authentic author-signed presentation. Author's printed complimentary card laid in as well. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Foley Sporting Books]
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        Spectacle

      Paris, Gallimard, coll. "Le point du jour" 1951 - Livre épuisé 19,3 x 15 cm, plein maroquin rouge, dos lisse, titre doré, toutes tranches dorées, papier peint rouge sur les gardes, couverture rouge et dos conservés, chemise étui (J. T. Boirat), 365 pp., fac-similé in-fine. Condition : Edition originale. L'un des 40 exemplaires num. du tirage de tête imprimés sur Madagascar, le nôtre le n°8. Exemplaire magnifiquement établi en plein maroquin par Boirat. 582g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        Hangsaman

      London: Victor Gollancz. 1951. First. First English edition. Fine in very good or better dustwrapper with a few small nicks and tears, and a small, faint splash mark on the spine. Author's third book, and second novel, and her first novel to deal with the darker regions of human nature and personality. Inscribed by the author to her in-laws, the parents of her husband, Stanley Edgar Hyman: "For Lulu and Dad with all my love -- Shirley." The recipients were, along with her own parents, the dedicatees of Jackson's Life Among the Savages. Jackson was a bit of a recluse and books inscribed by her are uncommon, especially with any kind of association. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A King's Story

      London: Cassell and Company, Ltd.,, 1951.. The Memoirs of H.R.H. the Duke of Windsor K.G. Octavo (228 x 143 mm). Bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in orange-red full morocco, raised bands to spine, titles to spine gilt, royal coat of arms to front board gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, ruling to edges of boards and turn-ins gilt. Frontispiece and 22 pages of black-and-white photographic plates. A few small dark stains to spine and front board, slightly offsetting from turn-ins, mild foxing to untrimmed edges. Otherwise an excellent copy. Signed limited edition, number 155 of 250 copies signed by Edward VIII.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        ET PUIS VOILA.

      - Paris, Éditions Jeanne Bucher, 1951, 20x29. En feuilles, Sous une couverture repliée illustrée. Illustré de 5 gouaches de Vieira da Silva. Ouvrage tiré à 186 exemplaires, celui-ci est l'un des 150 exemplaires sur Vélin de Rives (90) signé de la main de l'artiste. Les histoires ont été racontées par une petite fille de cinq ans et recueillies scrupuleusement. La couverture est aussi un original de l'artiste. Bel exemplaire [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        ANNA KARENINA

      Limited Editions Club, Cambridge 1951 - Two octavo volumes (5-7/8" x 8-3/4") bound in cloth decorated with lithographic drawings by Barnett Freedman drawn on and printed from the stones. Illustrated with color autolithographs drawn on the stone (225 separate stones!) by Barnett Freedman and printed from the stones at the Curwen Press. Translated by Constance Garnett. Of a total of 1500 copies SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page, this copy is not numbered (in place of the number is written in ink "Office Copy") and bears the Club's blindstamp stating it is one of 15 presentation copies. Spines sunned with just a touch of wear to the heels. Near Fine in a Very Good, intact slipcase with a small chip at the bottom of the back edge [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        La Revolte Des Anges by Anatole France

      Scripta Et Picta, Paris 1951 - 221 pages. Folio, 47 x 29 cm. Fifty-eight colored lithographs by Kees Van Dongen. Text printed in red and black with red and green initials; lithographs editioned by Mourlot. Limited edition copy 210 of 210. Van Dongen, a Dutch painter joined the fauvist movement in 1906, became a fashionable portraitist after World War I, but even in that medium he gave up all constraint -- he left a pitiless interpretation of Anatole France (our author here) as well as others, condemning a period and a class. Designer morocco binding by Madeleine Gras. Some foxing throughout, binding particularly bright and sharp, slight edge rubbing to chemise. Full green morocco, covers and spine inlaid with light green, tan and gray morocco, ruled in colors and gilt, all edges gilt, green suede doublures, uniform morocco edged chemise. Fine in slightly nicked slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        Porius

      Macdonald bound by Bayntun Rivier 1951 - A gorgeous and very rare edition, sumptuously bound in leather and cloth, printed on special paper with sewn signatures, numbered and signed. This is number 82 of only 200 copies offered for sale in 1951, and with a grand looking broody photograph of the author as the frontispiece. This great messy novel was cut by about a third at the editors behest, so although this cannot ever be regarded as the true author text it is nonetheless an important Powys collectable. The binding and care that has been taken ensures this will last for centuries. This copy has been used a bit, the marbled endpapers are very slightly grubby, and there are some minor wrinkles to a few text pages. But this curiosity survives all complaint for the true Powysian; it is somehow reflective of the author that it ever achieved publication in this form at all. It is a true first edition, and with the brilliantly emphatic signature sprawling across the limitation page, in bluest Quink ink, this bleeding chunk of a masterpiece has a very special allure. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Booksniffer]
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        Typographica (First Series) Issues 4-16 (1951-1959)

      Lund Humphries, London 1951 - A remarkably good set of the first series of this typographical journal subtitled 'A review of typography and the graphic arts.', missing only the first three volumes. Given that they are paper/card covered (all with fold backs) and were published in the 1950s, their condition is amazing. There is some spine fading to some issues and rubbing and/or nicking to some edges but in general they are bright, clean and tightly bound. Number 16 has a curious erosion to bottom front, which cannot be identified but still sound. A heavy and valuable set which will incur increased postage charges. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brian Corrigan]
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        PRINCE CASPIAN

      Geoffrey Bles Ltd 1951 - 1st 1951. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. The Return To Narnia. Blue boards. B/w illustrations. Colour frontis. Very minimal bumping to spine and corners. Light foxing to endpapers and to page edges. Original blue pictorial wrapper is slightly edge worn, slightly faded to spine and part of top front edge and has a 1.5" closed tear to top edge of spine on rear panel. A super copy of the first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        Prince Caspian

      Geoffrey Bles, London 1951 - First ed. in original dust jacket. More scans can be sent on request. The dj is slightly chipped and edgeworn as seen in the accompanying scan. Not price clipped. The back of the dj has a few foxing spots. The front endpapers with the map of the Wild Lands of the North has a mark as of a sticker that has been removed. It is 1 and a half inches wide by three quarters of an inch tall. It covers the small dragon below the word "Lands". Else a very good copy - silver spine title on dark blue clean cloth. Clean, and excellent for its age. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Amolib Books]
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        Barbary Shore

      New York, NY: Rinehart & Co., 1951. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Mailer's second novel, about an amnesiac WWII veteran who aspires to write a novel. Inscribed to street photographer Helen Levitt, a contemporary in the arts. Levitt's name is misspelled "Leavitt" but this copy comes from a member of the Levitt family. Boards are worn on edges and corners, some mild soil to edges of text block and endpapers. Text clean. Mylar-wrapped dust jacket has some creasing and rubbing on edges, lightly discolored along top edge, has not been price-clipped.

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        God and Man at Yale: The Superstitions of Academic Freedom

      Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1951. 239 pp. Black cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Review copy with publisher's letterand promotional order form. First edition, first printing, first state price of $3.50 on flap. Near Fine condition in Good+ dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Fading to spots at tail and head. Jacket spine panel faded, a few spots of archival transparent mending tissue on verso. Rubbing, price intact, small chips at head and tail and at edges, closed tear with chip and creasing to back panel. Includes letter from Henry Regnery Company aimed at "Yale men" in nice shape with toning at edges + a near fine promotional flyer with order form. An important work in the history of 20th century American conservatism that launched the author's career.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Spartacus [Signed]

      New York: Howard Fast, 1951. First Edition. In a 1951 pre-publication letter, Fast explained that when his publisher at Little, Brown and Company was forced to resign, the novel 'Spartacus' was thrown out with him. In the coming weeks he found "that no other firm would publish this or any other book written by me, and thereby I am forced to do what certain other authors have had to do at moments of crisis in America. I must either find a way to publish my own work, or give up writing." Given the political temper of the McCarthy era, Fast had a small number of copies bound, priced at $5.00, which he numbered, signed, and sold to subscribers in an effort to help finance the regular edition of his novel (price at $2.50). & & Easily Fast's most enduring work, a contribution Walter Rideout credited for showing "how an already established form, the traditional historical novel, may be used for radical ends" (p.275). Basis for Stanley Kubrick's Oscar-winning film (1960), with a screenplay written by Dalton Trumbo and starring Kirk Douglas and Laurence Olivier. RIDEOUT p.300. Pre-publication subscriber's edition, self-published by Fast and sold prior to the regular edition. Octavo (21cm); olive cloth (one of four variants, with no established priority), with titles stamed in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 364pp, [1]. Numbered and signed by the author on the front endpaper, with the original subscriber's card laid in. Gentle sunning to spine and upper board edges, with partial erasure to hand-written limitation number on front endpaper; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped ($5.00), lightly edgeworn, with a few tears and attendant creasing to upper edge, light sunning and a few tiny splash marks to spine; Very Good+.

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        New Methods for Profit in the Stock Market

      Metcalf Press, 1951. Second and Revised Edition, Fifth Printing.. Hardback.. Very good condition./Very good lightly chipped and edgeworn dust Jacket in mylar cover.. Inscribed by author with his nickname '"Jeff" (otherwise the author)'. Includes the author's pamphlet "Reprint of 1955 Conclusions and Prediction from September 1955 Edition of New Methods from Profit in the Stock Market". * * * Selling books of merit since 1988. * * * Prompt, Professional Service. Satisfaction Guaranteed. * * *

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        The Long Wait

      New York: Dutton, 1951. First Edition. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in fountain pen, ?Hi Ruby - Sorry I didn?t get to see you - but a hello at long range anyway and I hope you like this latest rumble - Sincerely - Mickey Spillane.? Signed again in felt-tip pen on the title page, ?Mickey Spillane, Feb. 12, 2000.? The verso of the front free endpaper and the half-title have long narrow stains, probably from a previously mounted clipping; these stains bleed through faintly to the front free endpaper and the list of his books opposite the title page; small shop stamp above the first inscription; very good in dust jacket.

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        Grass Harp

      Random House 1951 - First Edition, First Printing. A spectacular copy SIGNED by Truman Capote on a laid in signature. A stunning dustjacket that is vibrant in color with no chips or pieces missing from the dustjacket. This original first issue dustjacket has the price present on the front flap with slight wear to the edges. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean, with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this true first edition in collector's condition. We buy Capote First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Industry Map of El Paso, El Paso County, TX

      San Francisco, Calif.: Southern Pacific Company, 1951, rev. 1958. 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'.

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        LES BUCOLIQUES.

      - Paris, Philippe Gonin, 1951. En feuilles : 24x32 cm. Dans un double emboîtage en demi parchemin. Texte latin et version française de l'abbé Delille. Ouvrage magnifiquement illustré de nombreux bois de Lucile PASSAVANT. Papier non ébarbé. Couverture rempliée. Titre en lettres noires écrit verticalement sur le dos. Ensemble en très bon état. Envoi de photographies sur demande. Un des 200 exemplaires (n° 109) pour le texte.

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        Thirty-Six Woodcuts

      Thirty-Six Woodcuts. Dublin: Privately Published in the Republic of Ireland by Hely?s Limited, Dublin  1951. Limited Edition of 400 Copies (this one number 345), Signed by Harry Kernoff on the title page. Linen boards that are titled in blue. In very good condition except the binding has been tore badly in several places along the spine.

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        Siddhartha

      New York: New Directions, 1951: New Classics series. First edition thus, first printing, second issue, with no statement of subsequent printings on copyright, but the misspelling of "Patterson" corrected verso of the half title page. In the iconic dust jacket designed by Alvin Lustig, with second state price of $1.75 intact, though the price has light pencil marks over it. In Very Good+ condition. Clean text. Sound binding. Light offsetting at end papers, light foxing to side edge of page block. Gray cloth is crisp, with light soiling and light wear. Small area of light red bleeding to verso of jacket and base of spine cloth. The dust jacket shows light rubbing and light edge wear Light fading to spine. Price sticker on rear panel. An attractive copy.

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        Erinnerungen aus meinem Leben - Geschichte des Museums für Naturkunde in 2 Teilen

      Eigenverlag, Erfurt 1951 - Otto Rapp, 1878-1953, deutscher Entomologe, Lehrer in Erfurt, begründete das naturwissenschaftliche Heimatmuseum in Erfurt und schenkte dem Museum seine Thüringer Käfersammlung sowie seine 3600 Arten umafassende Sammlung paläarktischer Käfer. Mitglied der Erfurter Akademie seit 1929. Geschichte des Museums: Am 29. Okrober 1929 wurde das Naturkundemuseum im Haus zum Stockfisch aus der taufe gehoben, Gründungsvater war u.a. Otto Rapp. In der Ausstellung versuchte man, Pflanzen und Tiere in ihren Wechselbeziehungen zur Umwelt darzustellen. 1952 wurde die Sammlung ausgelagert und erst 1995, nach einer jahrzehntelangen Odyssee, wieder in den Neubau des Museums integriert. Das Buch stellt den 2. Abschnitt lder Lebenserinnerungen Otto Rapps dar. Die Lebenserinneungen bestehen aus 3 Abschnitten: 1. Persönliches und Familie. 2. Geschichte des Museums für Naturkunde der Stadt Erfurt, das ich gründete, organisierte und ihm über 30 Jahre meine Arbeitskraft widmete. 3. Leben als Entonologe und Heimatforscher. Inhalt: Erster Teil: Anfänge bis 1919. Gründung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft und 1. Arbeitsjahr. Arbeiten bis zur Eröffnung der Schausammlung. Eröffnung bis 1924. Jahre 1925, 1926, 1927-1929, 1930, 1931-1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, Planung eines Museums f. Naturkunde der Stadt Erfurt. Auslagerung. Letzte Kriegsjahre-Schäden. Zurückholen der ausgelagerten Museums-Objekte. Wiederaufbau der Schausammlung. Jahre 1947, 1948, 1949. Angaben über einen Museumsführer, Bilder dazu) Veranstaltungen Persönliches und Verschiedenes. Zweiter Teil: Sammlungen: Geologie, Botanik, Zoologie, Bibliothek. Karthoteken, Aquarien, Lebende Bienen, Raumfrage, Vogelbeobachtungs-Station. Kleintier-Zoo, Optische Apparate: Projektion, Mikroskopie, Photographie. Musuems-Exkursionen. Führungen, Kurzvorträge, Filmvorführungen, Sonderschauen, Museum und Presse. Kongresse, Museum und Vereine. Bewährte Konstgruktionen. Kulturbund zur demokratischen Erneuerung Deutschlands.Humor in Museen. Beurteilung des Museums. Besuche von Museen. Interessante Beobachtungen. Irrtümliche und herabsetztende Veröffentlichungenüber das Museum. Museum und Handwerker nebst Firmen. Museum und Gartenamt. Besuche von Fachleuten. Bildersammlung. Beschriftungen in der Schausammlung. Schießerlaubnis. Vergiftungserscheinungen bei Museumsarbeiten. Nachtrag: Museum und Schule. Stiftungen und Inflation. Stiftungen nach der Inflation. Das Buch beschreibt im Stil eines Tagebuches sehr akribisch und liebevoll den Aufbau des Naturkundemuseums, ergänzt durch Original s/w-Photographien von einzelnen Tieren, Schautafeln, Vitrinen etc. Sehr strukturiert und übersichtlich gestaltet, geschrieben mit Schreibmaschine, fachmännisch gebunden. 370 S. Einband evtl. echtes Krokodil- oder Echsenleder, nicht eruierbar. Leinenrücken. Einband und Rücken leicht bestoßen, kaum angeschmutzt, Schnitt etwas angebräunt, sehr leicht bestoßen, sehr gering angeschmutzt, sehr wenig schiefgelesen, Seiten gering angebräunt, kaum lichtrandig, sauber, sehr gut leserlich, Vorderdeckelinnenseite und Vorsatz sehr leicht angeschmutzt, Gesamtzustand gut. Size: 8° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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, The

      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. ownership name Sticker on half-title, Back Inner Hinges Starting Slightly Cracked, HBDJ, 1951 , STATED 1st Published in Great Britain, TRUE 1st British Edition ,VG/GOOD+. AS-IS, . Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: GOOD+. First UK Edition. 12mo - Blue Tweed Cloth Titled in Blue with Hardy Boys Silhouetthe on Front Cvr, Harold Hill printed on book spine indicates this is the original printing., Tight and square, faint toning BTM SPINE CVR END . Dust jacket is price clipped, wear to corners, slight loss at Yellow spine DJ ends Removes Most of #5 at Btm, unfaded, protected in a removable clear film sleeve. Hardback, Dustjacket has moderate edgewear, Book is in VERYGood shape, titles on the Further Titles in this Series page that List Thru Shore Road Mystery, Text is in good shape. Interior Nice, tight Clean Light rub, wear, Fox ,224 pgs, NO ads in back, DJ Light 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, 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 Spine DJ edges, Franklin Dixon Name front Btm DJ Printed in Blue , NO Other Internals, Inner Flap DJ PriceClipped List thru Secret Skull Mountain, ,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. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.

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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,. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.

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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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        HOPALONG CASSIDY AND THE TRAIL TO SEVEN PINES

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1951., 1951. First edition. Fine, bright copy in bright, colorful, dust jacket. Louis L'Amour writing as Tex Burns. On the trail to the lawless town of Seven Pines, Hopalong discovers two men ... one dead, the other badly wounded. Returning with medical help, Hoppy finds the wounded man has been shot through the temple. Who would commit such a crime? To find out, he hires on at Bob Ronson's Rocking R Ranch. There he learns that more than a thousand cattle have been run off by men keeping one scheming eye on the ranch and the other on the monthly stagecoach shipments of gold. Hopalong is determined to stop those responsible. An exceptional copy.

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        Comet in Moominland

      London: Ernest Benn. 1951. First English language edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 1951, First UK edition and the first edition in English. Hardcover, yellow cloth with red Moomin device. A Near Fine copy in a Very Good dust jacket. Clean contents. Lovely illustrations. The DJ is price-clipped, also missing a small triangular piece from the bottom right corner of the front flap; otherwise light edgewear and rubbing; bright colors on the front panel. A rare first printing of the second Moomin book to be translated into English. Digital images available upon request.

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