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        The Enchafèd Flood: Or, the Romantic Iconography of the Sea

      London: Faber and Faber, 1951 First UK edition. Signed by the author in blue ink on the title page. Publisher's blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt; in the original pictorial dust jacket, front panel lettered in blue with red marine decorations over a green striped background. Very good, with some light wear to the extremities, former owner's signature to the front free endpaper, otherwise bright and clean pages; unclipped dust jacket, with some wear and small nicks to the extremities, some toning to the spine, some light stains and soiling to panels. Bloomfield A28. The Enchafèd Flood contains Auden's three Page-Barbour Lectures given at the University of Virginia in 1949: "The Sea and the Desert," "The Stone and the Shell," "Ishmael-Don Quixote." The Page-Barbour Lectures is an endowed annual series of orations on a topic of the speaker's choosing. The lectures are subsequently published in book format. For his lectures, Auden chose 19th century Romantic oceanic imagery as his subject, specifically the symbolism of the solitary voyager figure. Naturally, Moby Dick was a central part of these discussions. While these speeches were specifically crafted for the Page-Barbour Lectures, Auden discussed similar themes relating to sea imagery in his previously published essays. Auden chose the title The Enchafèd Flood from a line in Shakespeare's Othello: "I never did like molestation view/ On the enchafèd flood.". Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

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        Dictionnaire Universel des Luthiers. Preface de Giovanni Iviglia. Avertissement de Ernest Closson.

      Bruxelles, Les Amis de la Musique, 1951 / 1959.. Deuxieme Edition (2. Aufl.). 2 Bde. in 1 Band. 4°. XXI, 408, III, 198 S., Abbildungen auf Tafeln, 3400 Fac - Similes des Etiquettes (Geigenzettel) auf Tafeln. OHlwd. mit marmoriertem Einbandbezug, in gutem Zustand. (s. Foto). Originalausgabe. fre; 2.

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        Le Voyage de Marco Polo

      Paris: Aux Depens des Yachtsmen Bibliophiles, 1951. Two volumes, quarto, engraved title in red and black, wove paper, 30 copper plate engravings including two frontispieces, many lino-cut tail-pieces, one map; unbound, uncut sheets in stiff printed paper wrappers, parchment folders and slipcase, some minor wear, some foxing to paper wrappers but very good. Lavish French edition. An attractive private press edition of the voyages of Marco Polo: one of 224 copies published, with 30 copper plate engravings by the French artist André Collot (he illustrated other works as various as Lady Chatterley's Lover). The historian Albert Mirot (1902-1984) came from a family of archivists and is best known for his collaboration with his father in writing The Historical Guide of the Streets of Paris (1979).

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        71 offprints William E. Castle early geneticist

      various, 1909-1951 - A large selection of William E. Castle 1867 ? 1962 offprints dating from 1909 through 1951. Mostly between 1909 and 1935. Most are in good to very good condition with name stamps of other prominent Geneticists including Karl Sax, E. M. East and Sewall Wright (signed and not stamped). Some have splitting at spine, nicks to edges, some have Castle's name in pencil on front cover. Full list to those interested. Including the following (a sample): A Memdelian View of Sex-Heredity (1909), A Successful Ovarian Transplantation in the Guinea-Pig, and its Bearing on Problems of Genetics (1909), The Effect of Selection Upon Mendelian Characters Manifested in One Sex Only (1910), Double Mating of Silk-Worm Moths (1911), The Inconstancy of Unit-Characters (1912), and many others. Genetics. Biology. William Ernest Castle was an early American Geneticist. All as issued in original wrappers. First edition.* Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Der Erwählte. Roman. (New York), S. Fischer 1951. 4to. 313 S. Orig.-Leinenbd. mit Rückenschild. In Halblederkassette.

      . . Eines von 60 numerierten und von Thomas Mann signierten Exemplaren der Erstausgabe. Das Werk wurde als Typoskript in den Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika hergestellt und veröffentlicht, um den amerikanischen Urheberschutz zu sichern. Das letzte große Romanwerk von Thomas Mann. In dieser Form von größter Seltenheit, und tadellos erhalten. - Potempa D 11.1.

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        Over het werk van Corneille gevolgd door een gedicht. (Met 5 originele linoleumsneden van de schilder).

      (Amsterdam), Kunsthandel Martinet en Michels, (1951). 12,0 x 16,0 cm. (24) p. Gedrukt in een oplage van 200 genummerde exemplaren. 1e druk.* Zeer bijzonder ensemble van maar liefst zes exemplaren. Deze exemplaren verschillen onderling allemaal (nu eens vanuit het perspectief van Claus, dan weer vanuit dat van Corneille), waardoor het een gevarieerde collectie is die samen weer éen organisch geheel vormt. 1. Nummer 10 van de slechts 25 genummerde en door Claus en Corneille gesigneerde luxe-exemplaren, gedrukt op Ingres van Van Gelder en Zonen en gebonden in zwart linnen met transparant omslag. Claus signeerde voorin, Corneille achterin. Stempeltje op schutblad. Fraai exemplaar.2. Nummer 28 met latere handgeschreven, gesigneerde opdracht van Claus op de Franse titel: 'dit boekje/ voor Gert-Jan/ Hugo Claus'. Vage watervlek in binnenwerk.3. Nummer 74 met latere signaturen van Claus en Corneille onder het colofon. Met transparant omslag. Etiketje op schutblad. Mooi exemplaar.4. Nummer 94 met handgeschreven, gesigneerde opdracht van Corneille onder het colofon: 'Voor Paul Citroën [sic]/ in vriendschap gegeven/ Corneille/ Schiedam/ 20 juni 56'. Met transparant omslag. In originele, door Corneille beschreven en vanuit Parijs verstuurde envelop. Keurig exemplaar.5. Nummer 124 met handgeschreven, gesigneerde opdracht van Corneille onder het colofon: 'Voor Florent Welles/ Parijs Februari 53/ Corneille'. De beeldhouwer Florent Welles (1922-2000) bood in Brussel onderdak aan jonge kunstenaars als Appel en Corneille. Zeer goed exemplaar.6. Nummer 152 met handgeschreven, gesigneerde opdracht van Corneille onder het colofon: 'Voor Mr de Jong ter herinnering aan/ het gezellig uurtje doorgebracht bij hem thuis./ Parijs 28 december 1954/ Corneille'. Kunstverzamelaar Hans de Jong (1907-1973) was de vader van de kunstenares Jacqueline de Jong, die een relatie had met Asger Jorn. Zeer goed exemplaar.BHC 9.A (1) en 9.B (2-6).

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        The Illustrated Man

      Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1951 - First edition, First Edition stated on the copyright page. Previous owner's bookplate attached to front paste-down, covers have very faint darkening along edges, barely visible. Dust jacket near fine, very slight soiling and very minor wear. Flap price $2.75. Comes in a custom-made slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Northanger Abbey Persuasion, Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park, Emma, with Lady Susan and The Watsons

      Macdonald, UK 1951 - 1st Edition Thus 1948 to 1961. Northanger Abbey Persuasion, Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park, Emma, with Lady Susan and The Watson. Seven Wonderful full colour illustrations in each book by Philip Gough. Book are very good++ with quite bright boards and gilt on spine. Edges very slightly rubbed. Contents good. A few endpapers are darkened. Digital images available upon request. Ref 4618 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd PBFA]
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        CHEVROLET For '51

      Detroit:: General Motors Corporation, Chevrolet Motor Division,. (1951).. Oblong format: 9" x 11-3/4". 1st printing. 78 pp. Tabbed fore-edge, identifying the divers sections, e.g., 'Chasis', 'Comfort Features', 'Brakes' & 'Engine'.. Yellow stiff card stock covers, spiral bound.. Minor soiling and rubbing to binder, binder and paper slightly age-. toned. Wear and soiling to textblock and graduated thumb-tabs.. Binder's glue transference to p. 42, along gutter. A VG example.. This the very rare complete Dealer's showroom sample catalogue for the 1951 Chevrolet passenger car line. This catalogue includes complete information on the Bel Air, Styleline, the Fleetline, along with the different body styles [& options] available, from 2-Door Sedan to 'Special Business Coupe' to 'Sedan Delivery'. . Over 100 illustrations, many in color; a 4-sheet Body-section transparency overlay, a 5-sheet engine part transparency overlay section & a 7-sheet Powerglide Transmission transparency overlay section.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        THE WAR SPEECHES OF THE RT HON WINSTON S. CHURCHILL.

      London, Cassell, 1951.FIRST EDITION 1951 - 1952, 3 volumes, complete set, PRESENTATION EDITION INSCRIBED BY CHARLES EADE TO BERNARD FALK IN SEPTEMBER 1952, title pages printed red and black, pages: xv, 483; xv, 560; xvi, 578, all 3 with index at rear, original publisher's dark blue buckram, gilt lettered spine. Tiniest bump to lower corner of upper cover of Volume I, no previous owner inscriptions, a near Fine set in like DUSTWRAPPERS (not price clipped, a couple of tiny pale marks to spines of Volumes I and II, 2 tiny rubbed areas on spine of III, spines a touch darkened, tiny closed tear to head and tail of Volume I, 20 mm (¾") closed tear to foot of lower hinge on Volume II, plus 3 other tiny closed tears on II, 20 mm closed tear to foot of lower fold on Volume III, all repaired neatly on reverse). Presentation inscription by the compiler on front endpaper of Volume I. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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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. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. H Hard Cover. Very Good. 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: I Signed by the Author

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        Dois Jornalistas. Novela. Porto, Goncalves 1951.

      . 275 S., 6 Bll. OKart.. Erste Ausgabe des letzten Romans.- Eines von 500 numerierten und vom Autor signierten Exemplaren.- Auf dem ersten Blatt eine zusätzliche Signatur des Dichters, datiert Gatao 18. März 1951.- Rücken etwas gebräunt, unbeschnittenes Exemplar. ***Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden***

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        ORIGINAL PEN AND INK ARTWORK FROM "THE ARABIAN NIGHTS": The Enchanted Horse. Signed with initials on the image..

      London, Dent Dutton, Children's Illustrated Classics, 1951.Image size 155 x 200 mm, 6 x 7¾ inches, headpiece to the story showing the artificially made magic horse being presented by an Indian to the king of Persia in Schiraz, plus six other figures. In pen and ink on a buff tinted background heightened with touches of white, reproduced in the book on page 211 in black and white only. Minute chip at top edge of image, now in large cream mount. Near Fine condition, sold with a very good copy of the book, first edition 1951, in good plus dustwrapper with faded spine and slightly chipped at top and bottom of spine. A very attractive image by the artist of the Ladybird Wonk books. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        REQUIEM FOR A NUN

      New York: Random House, [1951].. Cloth and marbled boards. About fine in acetate wrapper. First edition, limited issue. One of 750 numbered copies, specially printed and bound, and signed by the author. Laid in front is the publisher's advance delivery memorandum, noting the publication price and calling attention to the publication date (Sept. 24). MASSEY 219. PETERSEN A28c.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Requiem for a Nun -- Limited Edition

      Random House, 1951. First Edition. One of an Edition limited to 750 numbered copies (this is # 251) of this novel by the author of THE SOUND AND THE FURY and AS I LAY DYING, a continuation of the story of Temple Drake, who was introduced in the novel SANTUARY. Near Fine hardcover in marbled boards with light rubbing to the bottom edge in a clear acetate dust jacket as issued. Signed by Faulkner on the limitation page. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Le Droit coutumier de la ville de Metz au Moyen Age _ Tome IÊ: Jugements du Ma?tre-Echevin de Metz au XIVe siecle Tome IIÊ: Apercu systematique du droit civil de Metz, d apres la jurisprudence du XIVe siecle _ Tome IIIÊ: Jugements du Ma?tre-Echevin de Metz aux Xve et XVIe siecles.

      H. D. Tjeenk Willink & Zoon N. V.,, Haarlem, 1951 - Incroyable travail sur la coutume de Metz. Travail universitaire fouille et tres bien fait. 3 vol., XXXII-672 pp., 8-96., XII-488 pp. grand in-8, Reliure d editeur pleine toile estampee, coloris bleu fonce.

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        Tales of Quails 'n Such

      New York: Greenberg, [1951]. First Edition. Number 291 of 299, signed "Best wishes Havilah Babcock" on ffep. 8vo. Decorations by William J. Schaldach. x, [i], 237 pp. Cloth and paste paper. Decorated paper over boards with scene of fowl hunting. Fine, in VG publisher's printed slipcase . This copy signed on free endpaper "Best wishes, Havilah Babcock." Highly desireable

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Siddhartha

      New York: New Directions, 1951. 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 correct spelling of "Paterson" on the verso of the half title page. In the iconic dust jacket designed by Alvin Lustig, price clipped with both front flap corners clipped. In Very Good condition. Light toning to pages, light spotting to side edge of page block with a few spots to pages. Sunning to cloth, light edge wear with bumped corners. The dust jacket shows light rubbing, light chipping at spine ends and fading to the spine panel and edges of front panel. An attractive copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Les paysans.

      Aubier, Paris 1951 - In 4 en feuilles sous chemise et étui, édition originale illustrée de 2 eaux-fortes de André Beaudin. Tirage limité à 100 exemplaires, celui-ci exemplaire de collaborateur non numéroté, non signé mais enrichi du tapuscrit corrigé et signé par André Frénaud. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        50 SECRETOS MAGICOS PARA PINTAR

      . Zustand: Aceptable Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. 1951. Editor Luis de Caralt. 189Pag. 32x24. Profusamente ilustrado. Tela. Magnifico ejemplar de extraordinario Dali. Ref 8.1 Biblioteca A.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Schriftsteller (1930-1990): Eigenh. Manuskript des Gedichtes "Traumgaleere" m. U. Ohne Ort u. Dat. (ca. 1956). 4°. 1 S.

      . . "Traumgaleere /// Der Mond ist über den Strom gespannt, / In dem die Fische schlaflos laichen, / Die Sternenwinde sind verbannt, / Der Tag schickt seine Morsezeichen. /// Es bringen den ersten Sonnenstrahl / Dir in den Kerker die Gewehre: / Durch diesen Vorhang aus blauem Stahl / Musst Du erst fliehn! Die Traumgaleere /// Führt Dich bis zu des Zwielichts Saum. / Da falln im Hof bereits die Schüsse. / Du spürst das heisse Eisen kaum / Und hörst nicht mehr das Echo der Flüsse. /// Horst Bienek" - // - Der aus Oberschlesien vertriebene Horst Bienek wurde 1951 von Bertolt Brecht als Meisterschüler an dessen Berliner Ensemble geholt. Dieser setzte sich nicht für ihn ein, als er im November 1951 verhaftet und in einem Schauprozess wegen "antisowjetischer Hetze" und angeblicher Spionage für die USA zu 20 Jahren Zwangsarbeit im Kohlebergbau im russischen Arbeitslager Workuta, jenseits des Polarkreises verurteilt wurde. - Unser Gedicht entstand vermutlich noch in diesem Teil des sowjetischen Gulags. aus dem Bienek Ende 1955 wieder freikam. Danach ging er in die Bundesrepublik. - Gedruckt in der ersten Buchveröffentlichung (München 1957) von Horst Bienek: "Traumbuch eines Gefangenen". - Auf der Rückseite wenige Zahlen (wohl von fremder Hand) in Bleistift, diese wären leicht ausradierbar, sonst sehr gut.

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        Archivum

      64 - Paris - Presses Universitaires de France, 1951. 64 - Paris - Presses Universitaires de France, 1951 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Elevenvolumes of Archivum,containing the proceedings of the International Congress of Archives, along with the first volume of the supplementary bibliography. Most of the text is in French with occasional sections in German, English, Polish and other languages. Including articles on paper conservation. Published under the auspices of the Conseil International des Archives and UNESCO. Condition: In pictorial paper wraps. Externally, sound with slight marks to some boards. Closed tear to corner of front board of volume VI affecting first few pages also. Institutional ink stamps to three front boards. Internally, firmly bound. With marginal age-toning to the oldest volume. Ink stamps to the copyright pages of all volumes, plus one or two further pages of each volume. Most pages of the bibliography are unopened. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        The Memoirs of Hebert Hoover: Years of Adventure 1874-1920; The Cabinet and the Presidency 1920-1933; The Great Depression 1929-1941: Three Volume Complete Set

      New York: MacMillan, 1951-1952.. New York: MacMillan, 1951-1952. First editions of each volume in the Hoover's memoirs. Octavo, 3 volumes. Each volume is inscribed by Herbert Hoover as follows, "To my good friend Irene Kuhn from Herbert Hoover." Irene Kuhn was an author, journalist and radio broadcaster. Kuhn was asked to read the news on the air, became the first person, male or female, to be heard by radio in China. Each are near fine in very good to near fine dust jackets. Laid in is a Western Union Telegram regarding the funeral service of President Hoover, from Herbert and Allan Hoover. Includes: Volume One: Years of Adventure 1874-1920; The Cabinet and the Presidency 1920-1933; The Great Depression 1929-1941. An exceptional set, uncommon signed and inscribed and in the first printing. It is doubtful if any other American public figure of comparable position has written any autobiographical fragment with anything like its unstudied and natural literary quality....His book is genuinely historic" (Newsweek).

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        THE OLD BACHELOR AND OTHER POEMS

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

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Arte concreta. 1950 1951.

      Mac. - Movimento Arte Concreta [1951] Libro d?artista formato dalla raccolta di vario materiale tra cui cataloghi, incisioni a colori, pagine a collages etc. Opere di Munari, Sala Mazzon, Degand, Ballocco, Mazzo, Gessner, Dorfles, Monnet, Cantatore, Bloc, Bertini, Casarotti, Garau, Cagli e Turcato, Bombelli Tiravanti, Pantaleoni, Eichenberger, Ciacielli, Procaccio, Marc. Spiccano all?interno dell?insieme 4 pagine da uno dei libri illeggibili di Munari, veline di vario colore attraversate da diversi fili bianchi. Cfr. Maffei, M.A.C., p. 134s. Ottimo esemplare. Raro. in 32° oblungo 60 carte (comprese veline e carte sottomisura) di vario materiale e colori, legate assieme tramite incollatura a pressione.

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        The Catcher In The Rye

      Boston: Little Brown, 1951. Boston: Little Brown, 1951. First edition of the author's first book. Octavo, original black cloth. Fine in a bright fine dust jacket without the usual tanning to the spine and without any chips or tears. The dust jacket is the correct first issue with the cropping of Salinger's head on the rear panel and the price on the front flap. Housed in a custom clamshell box. An exceptional copy.Since his debut in 1951 as The Catcher In the Rye, Holden Caulfield has been synonymous with "cynical adolescent." Holden narrates the story of a couple of days in his sixteen-year-old life, just after he's been expelled from prep school, in a slang that sounds edgy even today and keeps this novel on banned book lists. It begins, "If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and all that David Copperfield kind of crap, but I don't feel like going into it, if you want to know the truth. In the first place, that stuff bores me, and in the second place, my parents would have about two hemorrhages apiece if I told anything pretty personal about them.

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        Show Business Is No Business

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1951. New York: Simon and Schuster,, 1951. Octavo. Original purple cloth backed blue boards, titles to spine and front board in pink, pictorial endpapers, top edge purple. With the dust jacket. Illustrations throughout by Al Hirschfield. Lower corner worn. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with a few nicks, short splits, and some minor creasing. First edition, first printing. Elaborately inscribed by Hirschfield on the light blue front blank, "To Arnold Weissberger, with affection, Al Hirschfield. 1/27/54", along with a large drawing in red ink by Hirschfield, who has incorporated the publisher's logo printed into a typical self-portrait - as a slightly crazed looking, hirsute figure - the Simon and Schuster device forming the fretboard and sound-hole of a bass-like instrument in the artist's hands. Also on the front free endpaper is a gift inscription in another hand presenting the book to Weissberger, who was a New York-based theatrical lawyer and celebrity photographer with a wide international clientele. Weissberger may have received the book as a gift and then had Hirschfield inscribe it later.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Requiem for a Nun

      Random House 1951 - SIGNED/LIMITED EDITION. A magnificent copy SIGNED by William Faulkner. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a superb copy of this limited edition of 750 copies SIGNED by the auhtor with a custom acedate cover to protect the book. We buy SIGNED Faulkner First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works and Correspondence

      Cambridge: University Press, , 1951. Cambridge: University Press, , 1951. Edited by Piero Sraffa with the collaboration of M. H. Dobb. 11 volumes, octavo (230 x 153 mm). Recent half green morocco, green cloth sides, gilt titles to spines, raised bands, gilt top edge. An excellent set. The Royal Economic Society edition. The definitive works of Ricardo.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Das schnellste Motorrad der Welt. Besser und schneller fahren auf NSU.

      Neckarsulm, NSU Motorenwerke AG. (1951). Farbiges Orig.-Plakat. 86 x 62 cm. Farbiges Orig.-Plakat.. Sehr gut erhalten.

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        The Catcher In The Rye

      Boston: Little Brown, 1951.. Boston: Little Brown, 1951. First edition of the author's first book. Octavo, original black cloth. Fine in a bright fine dust jacket without the usual tanning to the spine and without any chips or tears. The dust jacket is the correct first issue with the cropping of Salinger's head on the rear panel and the price on the front flap. Housed in a custom clamshell box. An exceptional copy. Since his debut in 1951 as The Catcher In the Rye, Holden Caulfield has been synonymous with "cynical adolescent." Holden narrates the story of a couple of days in his sixteen-year-old life, just after he's been expelled from prep school, in a slang that sounds edgy even today and keeps this novel on banned book lists. It begins, "If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and all that David Copperfield kind of crap, but I don't feel like going into it, if you want to know the truth. In the first place, that stuff bores me, and in the second place, my parents would have about two hemorrhages apiece if I told anything pretty personal about them.

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        Comment voudriez-vous voir R. L. Dupuy

      , 1951 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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        Jungle Chase. SIGNED COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER

      Collins, [1951]8vo., First Edition, small neat contemporary inscription on front free endpaper, front free endpaper with tiny clip at outer corner; green cloth, gilt back, a very good, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON TITLE. First of two novels written by Roy Farran, much - decorated veteran of WWII and author of the SAS classic 'Winged Dagger'. SIGNED COPIES ARE RARE.

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        Le Clown Egare. Lithographies originales par Armand Nakache

      Paris: Les Amis d'Astree, 1951 - Murail's verse ILLUSTRATED WITH 15 POWERFUL, HAUNTING ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS BY ARMAND NAKACHE, of which 13 are full-page and hors-texte. Nakache (1894-1976), born in Algeria, was one of the great French Expressionist painters, and this is his great illustrated book. Edition limited to only 65 numbered copies, of which this is one of 62 beautifully printed on fine Arches wove paper. From the collection of Luis de Caralt, a Barcelona publisher who was Spain's leading collector of modern illustrated books (his bookplate). Folio. Loose as issued in original wraps. FINE AND BRIGHT, in the original (slightly worn) board chemise and slipcase. A very rare book, and in excellent condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cole & Contreras / Sylvan Cole Gallery]
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        Coleçao Reconcavo. Desenhos de Carybé: 1. A pesca do Xareu. 2 Pelourinho. Texto: Odorico Tavares; 3. O jogo da Capoeira; 4. Feira de água de meninos. Texto: Vasconcelos Maia; 5. Festa do bonfim. Texto: Odorico Tavares; 6. Conceiçao da praia. Texto: Odorico Tavares; 7. Festa de Yemanjá. Texto de José Pedreira; 8. Rampa do mercado. Texto: Carlos Eduardo; 9. Temas de Candomblé. 10. Orixás. Texto: Pierre Verger

      Livraria Turista, Salvador Bahía 1951 - 16x23 Primera edición Edición de 1500 ejemplares numerados y firmados. Diversas numeraciones. Todos los números a mano, la firma de la tirada solo original en el primer número 200pp. aproximadamente Portugúes Brasil,Dibujo artístico,Antropología Libro Conserva las cubiertas originales, sin contracubiertas [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lie Down In Darkness

      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1951 Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1951. First Edition of the authorâ??s first book. Aside from a small tear in the front free endpaper, a fine copy in a dust jacket with minor wear and soiling.

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        ZEITSCHRIFT FÜR VERGLEICHENDE SPRACHFORSCHUNG AUF DEM GEBIETE DER INDOGERMANISCHEN SPRACHEN. 21 Bände: 69 (1951) - 89 (1976). Komplett.

      Göttingen, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1951-1976.. 21 Bände in 15 Büchern. 8° , Bibliothekseinband. 21 Bände!!! Fest eingebunden. Aus ehemaligem Bibliotheksbestand. Mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen. Einbände etwas angestaubt, Rückstände von entfernten Signaturen. Seiten sauber. Bindungen fest. Guter Zustand. Mehr Bilder auf Anfrage. Bitte beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an antiquarischen Zeitschriften.

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        Superb Signed Portrait Photograph by Dorothy Wilding. George VI, 1895 - 1952. King of Great Britain. Elizabeth R, The Queen Mother 1900 - 2002 , Queen of Great Britain. Princess Margaret Princess Margaret (Rose, 1930-2002. Signed and Dated on the mount.

      1951 - Fine Signed Dorothy Wilding Royal Photograph. Signed clearly and boldly on the pale beige mount by the Royal Family, George R. Elizabeth R. Margaret. and dated by the King 1951. Image 9.75 x 6.5 inches, overall 12.5 inches x 10 inches within slim contemporary oak frame. Fine, complete with Dorothy Wilding reference label.

      [Bookseller: HALEWOOD AND SONS ABA ILAB. est.1867]
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        Scenes de la Vie de Boheme.

      . Paris: Collection Athena Bibliophile, Editions Athena 1951. Koldnalsraderinger af P.E. Becat. 311 s. Opl. 946 ekspl. Indlagt med orig. omsl. i hellrd. i kassette. Hellrd. samt kassette med brugsspor.<br>Dry point etchings by P.E. Becat. Limited to 946 copies. With orig. wrapper in publisher's cloth in slip-case. Cloth and slip-case with signs of use. * Et af 770 numr. ekspl. pa/one of 770 numb. copies on "pur chiffon B.F.K. des Papeteries de Rives"..

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        Le ressassement éternel.

      Les éditions de minuit 1951 - " - Les éditions de minuit, Paris _1951, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des 990 exemplaires sur Ghaldwill, seuls grands papiers après 10 pur fil. Reliure en demi maoquin bleu, dos lisse, date dorée en queue, plats recouverts de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier bleu, couvertures et dos conservés (dos légèrement insolé et comportant de petits manques comblés), tête dorée, reliure signée de Goy & Vilaine. Exceptionnel et émouvant envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à sa mère et à sa soeur : " Pour vous mes très chères, ces pages, hélas bien anciennes, en toute affection. Maurice. / Mais avant le commencement, il y a le recommencement qui fait de la lumière une fascination, de toute chose une image et de nous le coeur vide du ressassement éternel". Page de faux-titre sur laquelle figure l'envoi très légèrement et marginalement ombrée. Marguerite Blanchot, organiste de renom à la cathédrale de Chalon, demeura toute sa vie dans la maison familiale, avec sa mère et sa tante. "Elle deviendra peu à peu, pour la famille, comme la mémoire des origines." Très proche de Maurice, elle correspond régulièrement avec l'écrivain qui lui témoigne une grande reconnaissance pour son dévouement envers leur mère impotente. Si l'intense affection de Blanchot pour sa mère et sa soeur transparait dans les dédicaces de celui-ci, on ne sait presque rien de leur relations. Dans l'unique essai biographique sur Blanchot, Christophe Bident nous révèle cependant : "Marguerite Blanchot vénérait son frère Maurice. Très fière de lui, ( ) elle attachait une grande importance à ses idées politiques ( ). Elle lisait beaucoup (.) Ils se téléphonaient, correspondaient. A distance, ils partageaient la même autorité naturelle, le même souci de discrétion." Blanchot lui adresse en effet de nombreux ouvrages provenant de sa bibliothèque, maintenant avec elle un lien intellectuel continu. Quant à la passion de Blanchot pour sa mère, c'est au détour de son &#156;uvre que l'on en découvre les plus beaux témoignages: "Peut-être la puissance de la figure maternelle emprunte-t-elle son éclat à la puissance même de la fascination, et l&#146;on pourrait dire que si la Mère exerce cet attrait fascinant, c&#146;est qu&#146;apparaissant quand l&#146;enfant vit tout entier sous le regard de la fascination, elle concentre en elle tous les pouvoirs de l&#146;enchantement". Cultivant une discrétion absolue, Blanchot poussait l'art de l'effacement jusque dans ses dédicaces manuscrites généralement succinctes et rédigées presque systématiquement sur des cartes jointes aux rares ouvrages qu'il offrait à ses proches amis. A l'opposé, dans ces précieux envois à sa mère et sa s&#156;ur, Blanchot s'offre dans toute sa fragilité et dévoile une intimité jusqu'alors inconnue. Bel exemplaire parfaitement établi. Autographes d'exception" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Country Girl. A Play

      New York: The Viking Press, 1951. New York: The Viking Press, 1951. First Edition. Owner?s 1951 inscription; small tear at the edge of the front free endpaper, else fine in a very good dust jacket. Signed by the four most important participants in the 1954 motion picture, including director and writer George Seaton, and stars Bing Crosby, William Holden and Grace Kelly. Holden and Crosby also signed with their character?s names.

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        Here Comes Noddy Again! (No. 4)

      London Sampson Low, Marston & Co Ltd. Gilbert Street [1951]. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. 'Belongs To' not filled in. Not clipped (3/6) First Edition Illustrated hardback board cover 190mm x 140mm (7" x 6"). 61pp. Colour illustrations throughout.

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        The Caine Mutiny

      Garden City: Doubleday, 1951.. Garden City: Doubleday, 1951. First edition of the author&#39;s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Octavo, original blue cloth with titles to the spine in silver. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a near fine first issue dust jacket that shows light wear ("The City Boy" on the back panel jacket as opposed to the later issue "City Boy"). A very bright copy, uncommon in this condition and signed. The Caine Mutiny was published in March, 1951 and word of mouth quickly spread and a second printing was issued in April 1951, and four more printings in June alone. By September 1951, The Caine Mutiny had become the best-selling novel in the country. The book remained on the best-seller list for two and a half years, winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1952. The Caine Mutiny was both a Broadway play and a Hollywood film starring Humphrey Bogart in an unforgettable performance as Captain Queeg.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Cruel Sea

      London: Cassell & Company Ltd., , 1951. London: Cassell & Company Ltd., , 1951. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket and wraparound band. Spine gently cocked, corners of boards lightly bumped. An excellent copy in a slightly edge-rubbed jacket with a few tiny chips. First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the half-title.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Flora Urss

      61 - Mosqua -Academiae Scientiarum Urss, 1951. 61 - Mosqua -Academiae Scientiarum Urss, 1951 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce and highly fascinating, uniformly bound set of botany. Written in Russian. Including volumes, XVI, XIX, XX, XI, XXII, XXIV, XXV, XXVI. Featuring fifteen plates tofour of thevolumes, and thirty to four of the further volumes, depicting various species of plant, with close-up diagrammatic illustrations of their flowers and leaves. Published by the Academy of science, and the Institute of Botany, stemming from the Kunming Institute of Botany, or KIB. KIBwasfounded in 1938,and isa research institution in the field of Botany, which is located in Kunming, China. This work exploressome of the five-thousandvascular plants that are present within the institutes botanical garden. There are several sections with specific collections, such as Arboretum, herbs, endangered species and rare species, aquatic species, specimens of the genus Camellia, Magnolia, and Begonia, as well asferns. Condition: In original cloth bindings with gilt lettering to the front boards and spines. Externally, all volumes are generally smart, with very light rubbing, and some minor marks to the spines. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound, and extremely bright and clean. Overall: NEAR FINE..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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