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        Thomas Tompion: His Life & Work 1639-1713

      B.T. Batsford, Ltd., London 1951 - #119 OF 350 COPIES SIGNED BY AUTHOR R.W. SYMONDS on the limitation page. A handsome copy to boot of the 1951 true 1st edition. Well-preserved and solidly VG+ in its half-morocco over matching red cloth. Gilt-decorated front panel, bright gilt-lettering to spine. Quarto, 320 pgs., top-edge gilt, crisp black-and-white plates thruout. Light fading along spine, otherwise clean as could be. Elegant monograph on England's pre-eminent clockmaker of the 17th century. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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        L'Histoire Naturelle de Georges-Louis LeClerc, comte de Buffon, illustre par Germaine de Coster

      Germaine de Coster. Very Good. 1951. Signed by author B0010000DG Very Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) Portfolio. Copy number 3 of 115, includes 3 original paintings . B0010000DG .

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        L'homme Au Vélo.

      Musée d'Art Moderne De La Ville De Paris, Mourlot - Paris 1951 - Lithographic poster - Affiche lithographique. Lithographie en 3 couleurs exécutée pour l' exposition des Peintres Témoins de Leur Temps " Le Travail" au Musée d'Art Moderne dfe la Ville de Paris. Format: 77 X 52 cm .

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        The Caine Mutiny

      Garden City: Doubleday. 1951. First. First edition, in first issue jacket. Fine in just about fine, first issue dustwrapper with a tiny tear and a little rubbing at the spine. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a Burgess 99 title, a story of cowardice and manipulation during WWII. Splendidly adapted first to the stage and then to film with Oscar-worthy performances by Humphrey Bogart, Jose Ferrer, and Fred MacMurray. The first issue jacket is exceptionally scarce, particularly in collectible condition. A much nicer than usual copy. .

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        The Caine Mutiny (SIGNED Plus SIGNED MOVIE TIE-INS)

      Doubleday, New York 1951 - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Scarce 1st Issue Jacket (with blurb on rear about 'The City Boy') & price of $3.95 present. 494 pages. SIGNED by Herman Wouk on a bookplate decal on half-title page (signature only). Light page edge browning and light bumping to spine ends. DJ has some fading and light rubbing; some shelf edge wear and tiny chip on rear bottom. DJ has tape reinforcement on obverse. Also includes laid-in a color photo of old movie promotional poster which is SIGNED by actor VAN JOHNSON (played Lt, Steve Maryk in 1954 movie adaptation of novel). Also includes laid-in a card SIGNED and inscribed by famed writer-director STANLEY KRAMER, who produced the movie. Also includes laid-in bookplate SIGNED by actor JOHNNY DUNCAN (played sailor in film). Also laid-in is a 6"x5" photo SIGNED and inscribed by actress MAY WYNN (she played May Wynn in film- she previously used her real name of Donna Lee Hickey but changed it to May Wynn after film). Also comes with an unsigned copy (condition Good) of the 1st Dell printing paperback edition (Sept. 1963) of "The Caine Mutiny'. Also includes laid-in a 2012 New York Times interview with Wouk entitled "At 97, He has a Book or 2 Left". Unique copy with signed movie tie-ins for the 'Mutiny' fan or collector. Pulitizer Prize winning novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        CARTEL DE HOGUERAS DE SAN JUAN - ALICANTE 1951 - ILUSTRADO POR OTILIO - ENMARCADO

      Alicante 1951 - Cartel de Hogueras de San Juan/ Alicante 1951/ Ilustrado por Otilio/ Enmarcado/ Tiene unas pequeñas roturas y le faltan unos pequeños trozos de papel como se puede apreciar en la imagen adjunta/ A/ TC Size: 68x100

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        Hardy Boys Tower Treasure, Series#1 ,1951 TRUE 1st UK Edition, STATED 1st Printing,in Vintage Bright Coloured DustJacket Illustrated by Frank Varty , This is the one that started it all.the true first printing of the first title in the Hardy Boy . in C

      Harold Hill & Company, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. UK 1951 - NO Other Internals, Inner Flap DJ Original Price Intact of 6/- NET List thru Secret Skull Mountain, HBDJ, 1951 , STATED 1st Published in Great Britain, TRUE 1st British Edition ,VG/VG-. AS-IS, 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. Dustjacket has moderate edgewear, with a tiny circular loss of paper in mid spine. Light pencil marks appear next to some titles on the front dustjacket flap. Book is in VERYGood shape, with light pencil marks next to some titles on the Further Titles in this Series page that List Thru Shore Road Mystery, and a previous owner's inscription on the back of the front free endpaper. Text is in good shape. Interior Nice, tight Clean Light rub, wear, Fox ,224 pgs, NO ads in back, 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 outer pgs edges, 5 X 7 1/2 in. , YellowSpine DJ END Tiny CHIPS NOT Affecting Titles Leaving #1 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 House on Cliff with Red, B/W Comics Like Drawings of Hardy Boys, Light Scuff Spine DJ edges in Color Dustjacket of two Hardy Brothers, One with Black Hair & Other Blonde, Wearing Red & Yellow Shirts Trimmed at Collar in White & Looking at Overturned Red Car on Hillside With their Black & Yellow Motorcycles, . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        One Lonely Night

      Dutton 1951 - First Edition. A beautiful dustjacket with light wear to the spine ends. There are no chips or tears to the dustjacket. This original dustjacket is vibrant in color with light slight staining to the back panel, hardly noticeable. The book is in excellent condition with lightwear to the edges and corners. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean, and there is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this true first edition with the first issue dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Long Wait

      New York: Dutton, 1951 A very nice, clean copy of Spillane's sixth novel and first non-Hammer. Binding is tight and square. Jacket has wear and chipping to extremities, as well as some creasing to top of front panel and edges of spine. Otherwise, it is bright and not price clipped. Note that I have a complete set of Spillane Dutton Firsts (including signed copies of I, the Jury and My Gun is Quick) plus other editions and ephemera. Please feel free to enquire about discounts for volume purchases.

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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 [Attributes: First Edition; 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, 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 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Help! Help!" Original drawing for a New Yorker magazine cartoon, pen and wash, signed "W. Steig"

      New York: The New Yorker, Published 17 November 1951 - "William Steig is the doyen of New Yorker artists, having contributed to the magazine since 1930. He is the author of more than forty books, including many beloved children's books. His drawings and watercolors are in the permanent collections of numerous museums-" (The New Yorker, Dec. 15, 1997). This is a vintage example of the work of one of the magazine's most beloved artists, whose popularity has never waned Image 7 x 6 inches. . Fine conditon, framed and glazed [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        THE GREEN HILLS OF EARTH

      Chicago: Shasta Publishers,. [1951]. Octavo,. cloth-backed boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with light dust soiling to rear. panel. A bright, very attractive copy. (#129699). First edition. One of an undetermined number of subscriber's copies signed by Heinlein on the half title leaf. Short stories forming part of Heinlein's "future history" series. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-514. See Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1645-54.

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        The Green Hills of Earth.

      Shasta Publishers, 1951 - First edition, first printing. Fine in two dust jackets, one toned and with light chipping, the other fine, overall a fine copy with the one jacket obviously protecting the other over the years. Signed by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Green Hills of Earth (Signed)

      Shasta Press, Chicago 1951 - Signed by Heinlein to the title page. Dust jacket is fine and pristine and has never been on the book. It is not a copy or facsimile, but from Shasta Publishing and is the real deal. Book boards are clean, gilt lettering on spine intact. Book has tight binding. Text block has light soiling/tanned. Front and rear end papers have light foxing. Page 50 has a slight discoloration on the bottom of the page. A solid, collectible copy of this hard to find book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Green Hills of Earth

      Shasta 1951 - A near fine first edition. One of an undetermined number of subscriber's copies signed by Heinlein on the half title leaf. First Edition stated on the copyright page. name stamp at top of pages. Dust jacket is a fine facsimile with closed tear. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Green Hills of Earth

      Shasta, Chicago 1951 - [JRS-H]. Signed on the half-title. 256 pp. Hardcover, bound in cloth backed boards with dustjacket. Light shelf-wear, the bottom edge rubbed; bookplate and prior owner's name on the pastedown; the jacket with some blemishes on the rear panel, the corners rubbed but professionally repaired. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Gesammelte Aufsätze zur Wissenschaftslehre

      Tübingen: J. C. B. Mohr, 1951, - 2. durchgesehene und erganzte Aufl. besorgt von Johannes Winckelmann., vii, 687pp. 24 cm., very good blue cloth: A SINGULAR ITEM, INSCRIBED at length by the editor, Hanns Wincklemann to his friend Kurt Hallier (and with Hallier's handwritten notation). W. ends his dedication: "Zum neuen Jahr nach den neuesten Stand textlich revidiert." His neat handwritten notes in the margins throughout the text mark changes for the 3d edition, including minor textual revisions and word changes. In the last three essays there is some underlining in colored pencil by another previous owner of the book: Cologne philosopher Elisabeth Ströker, though her name is not in the book. Roscher und Knies und die logischen Probleme der historischen Nationalokonomie. -- Die "Objektivitat sozialwissenschaftlicher und sozialpolitischer Erkenntnis. -- Kritische Studien auf dem Gebiet der kulturwissenschaftlichen Logik. -- R. Stammlers "Uberwindung" der materialistischen Geschichtsauffassung. -- Nachtrag zu dem Aufsatz über R. Stammlers "Uberwindung" der materiaistischen Geschichtsauffassung. -- Die Grenznutzlehre und das "psychophysische Grundgesetz." -- "Energetische" Kulturtheorien. -- Uber einige Kategorien der verstehenden Soziologie. -- Der Sinn der "Wertfreiheit" der soziologischen und ökonomischen Wissenschaften. -- Soziologische Grundbegriffe.- -Wissenschaft als Beruf [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Green Hills of Earth, The

      Shasta Publishers, Chicago 1951 - First Edition (so stated). 8vo: [10], 11-256pp. Quarter-bound in black cloth lettered in gilt with green paper-covered covers and "time line" end papers; in a pictorial dust jacket, priced $3.00, brilliantly illustrated by Hubert Rogers. A Fine copy, tightly bound, with bright, clean boards and crisp, unread pages; in a pristine jacket. Truly superlative. A collection of 10 Future History stories (some of which are charted on the book's 'timeline' end papers), most of which Heinlein wrote early in his career, between 1939-1941 and between 1945-1950, describing a projected future of the human race from the middle of the 20th century through the early 23rd century. Note: 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Between Planets

      Scribner, New York 1951 - Short closed tear to base of spine, very light edge wear. Cover glossy and smooth, binding tight. A really nice copy. Dust jacket is exceptionally fresh and bright. Scribner "A" on the copyright page, in first printing dust jacket, with the $2.50 price on the front inside flap. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Catcher in the Rye [Inscribed by Salinger]

      Boston: Little, Brown. 1951. Later printing. Inscribed by the author. Salinger's classic first book, a coming-of-age novel that has influenced successive generations of young people with its adolescent hero's rejection of the "phoniness" of the adult world around him combined with the authenticity of his angry and alienated voice. Salinger's book retains much of the freshness it had when first published, and it stands as one of the great fictional accomplishments of 20th century American literature. Salinger left New York City in 1953 and became increasingly reclusive in subsequent years. He visited the New Yorker offices in 1959 and signed a few books for people there on that day, but very seldom after that appeared in public and almost never signed books. Signed copies of Catcher are one of the true rarities of modern American literature. This copy is inscribed by Salinger: "To Pearl Bsharah, with best wishes from J.D. Salinger/ The New Yorker/ April 13, 1959." Bsharah worked at The New Yorker. Fourteenth printing, with slight chipping to spine ends; near fine in a fine (restored) later printing, price-clipped dust jacket. In custom clamshell case. Hardcover.

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        Catcher in the Rye

      Little Brown and Company 1951 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by J.D. Salinger on a credit card receipt for a book he bought in his home town. A beautiful UNRESTORED dustjacket that is rich in color with a hint of wear to the edges. This ORIGINAL First Printing dustjacket has the price present on the front flap and is sseldom seen in this nice condition. 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 superb copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author. Trades and offers considered. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Catcher in the Rye

      Boston: Little Brown and Co. 1951 - First edition. Publisher's black cloth in unrestored first issue dust jacket with $3.00 price correctly positioned and photo by Lotte Jacobi to rear panel. Raymond Chandler's copy, stamped on front free endpaper with his La Jolla, CA address and date "AUG 4 1951". Book with offsetting to endpapers from printer's glue, edges of textblock very minimally foxed, small creases to top corner of first few pages, else a clean and square copy with bright gilt to spine; bright and clean dust jacket with a few nicks and creases to corners, spine very slightly toned, light rubbing to extremities. Housed in a custom quarter leather case. A beautiful copy of one of the most popular books of the 20th century, from the library of writer, Raymond Chandler. Chandler acquired this book shortly after the first issue was printed, in July 1951. At this time, he was writing his first draft of The Long Goodbye. Catcher in the Rye is J.D. Salinger's first and only novel. It tells the story of protagonist and anti-hero Holden Caulfield, a disillusioned teenager who flees his prep school to wander the streets of New York City. Almost immediately after publication, Catcher in the Rye became both extremely popular and highly controversial. While many young people identified with Caulfield's teenage rebellion, critics were wary of the protagonist's explicit language and open questioning of his own sexuality. In 1981, Catcher in the Rye was simultaneously the second most taught novel in American public schools and the one of the nation's most censored books. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Catcher in the Rye

      Little Brown 1951 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by J.D. Salinger on a laid in signature. This is the TRUE FIRST EDITION with "FIRST EDITION" printed on the copyright page. Later editions do not state "First Edition" on the copyright page. A stunning dustjacket that has benefitted from light professional restoration. The end result is a beautiful dustjacket that is vibrant in colors with no chips or tears. This original dustjacket has the $3.00 price on the inside front flap with no pieces missing. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a magnificent copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED Salinger First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Catcher in the Rye

      Boston: Little, Brown. 1951. Salinger's classic first book, a coming-of-age novel that has influenced successive generations of young people with its adolescent hero's rejection of the "phoniness" of the adult world around him combined with the authenticity of his voice. Salinger's book retains the freshness it had when first published, and it stands as one of the great fictional accomplishments of 20th century American literature, included on every list of the 100 best novels of the century, and listed as number 2 on the Radcliffe list and number 6 on the Waterstone's list. Minor foxing to top and bottom edges of text block; offsetting to hinges from binder's glue; a very near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with offsetting to the front flap, tanning to the spine, slight rubbing to the spine folds and light wear to the crown. A very nice copy with distinguished provenance: it was a gift from publisher Alfred A. Knopf to a young writer who was interviewing him for a biography, and who later went on to win the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction in the 1980s. Letter of provenance available. First Edition. Hardcover.

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        Catcher in the Rye

      Little, Brown 1951 - First Edition, First Printing. An attractive first issue dustjacket with the $3.00 price present and a picture of the author on the back cover. This sophisticated dustjacket has minor wear to the spine ends and corners. Otherwise, this ORIGINAL dustjacket is in wonderful condition with no chipping or tears. The book is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The spine lettering is vibrant, with the gold present. Most copies have the gold lettering worn or missing. The pages are clean with minor discolorization the endpapers. The book is solid, with no creases. Overall, a sharp copy of this true first edition, with the original dustjacket. An ideal copy for collector's. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Catcher in the Rye

      Little, Brown and Company 1951 - Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951. First Edition, First Printing with "First Edition" stated on the copyright page. In original, first printing dust jacket with the price of $3.00 intact and properly aligned, and with the top of the author's head slightly cropped off on the rear panel. In Very Good condition. Clean text, though pages show occasional age spotting. Top edge of page block shows a few small stains which slightly extend into some margins. Light edge wear to cloth at corners and spine ends. Faint bowing to boards. The dust jacket shows toning, chipping and soiling, with a large chip at the bottom of the rear panel. Rubbing and chipping at folds. An attractive copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

      Little Brown 1951 - First edition, Near Fine condition/ Near Fine First state lightly edgeworn dust jacket with a closed 2 inch tear along lightly sun browned spine. Gilt spine lettering bright. Short ink gift inscription from the author's only sister, Doris. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        CATCHER IN THE RYE

      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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Catcher in the Rye

      Little Brown 1951 - First Edition, First Printing. This is the true first edition with all the first issue points re-bound in fine leather with gold trim. An attractive copy of this exquisitely hand crafted book. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with slight wear to the panels. The pages are clean with new decorative endpapers. There is no writing, or bookplates in the book. Overall, a unique and spectacular copy of this true first edition re-bound in fine material. Trades and offers welcomed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CATCHER IN THE RYE

      Boston Little, Brown 1951 - First Book Club issue but with dustwrapper with printed price on the turnover. 8vo, publisher’s original black cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and with the original pictorial dustjacket. 216. A fine copy with the jacket in beautifully preserved condition. AN AMERICAN 20TH CENTURY CLASSIC. J.D. Salinger’s first and still, most famous work of all. 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Catcher in the Rye

      Boston: Little Brown, 1951. First. hardcover. fine. 277 pages. 8vo, handsomely rebound in 3/4 black morocco over marbled boards; gilt-ruled and lettered spine with red leather label. Boston: Little, Brown, 1951. First edition, second printing - the same month as the first. A fine copy in an attractive binding.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

      Little Brown, Boston 1951 - FIRST CANADIAN EDITION !! Author's photo on rear panel ( subsequently removed in later printings). no book club indentation on rear board, BOMC statement to top of front jacket flap , 1951 at base of title page and "Printed and Bound in Canada T.H.Best Printing Co., Limited, Toronto " at base of copyright page. All requirements for First Canadian edition as per Ahearn Author Price Guides Vol.I. Book has light soil to foredge page edges else a FINE crisp copy( appears to have been read once , carefully). No writing, names, etc. Jacket has light chipping to spine ends and light tanning to same. Heavy rubbing to folds and tips. Small scratch to front panel near bottom. Overall a VERY GOOD PLUS jacket. A classic! Pictures on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: THE USUAL SUSPECTS (IOBA)]
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        The Catcher in the Rye [with Fadiman insert]

      Little, Brown & Company, Boston 1951 - Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1951. BCE [Book Club Edition]. The BCE with Lotte Jacobi's photo of Salinger on jacket back, with her name credited in small font just above Salinger's name. All other first Book Club points present as well. Clifton Fadiman Insert laid in (see below). Octavo, 277 pp. Black cloth with gilt imprinting; jacket with Michael Mitchell's now- famous carousel-horse pictorial design jacket. A Fine book with just a touch of top page edge dust in a jacket with small-scale wear at spine end and corners, and thin marginal toning at the top inside edges of the flaps; jacket is better than Very Good. Please see scans. Superior condition for the real first BCE of Salinger's famed novel. Laid in is the original pamphlet containing Clifton Fadiman's classic review of Catcher in the Rye for the Book-of-the-Month Club, also in fine condition. Salinger's timeless and classic masterpiece, the chronicle of forty-eight hours in the coming-of-age of a troubled teenager, here in its most collectible form short of the first edition, and the form that probably did more to popularize the novel than the first edition. No recounting needed here; you know the story, and Fadiman's review is better than Cliff Notes anyway. Scarce in this superior condition, rare with the insert. L64 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Mains Sales [Dirty Hands] (Original French Film Poster)

      MacDonald Pictures 1951 - Original French "affiche" poster the 1951 film, "Les Mains Sales" (released in the US and UK as "Dirty Hands"), based on the play, "Red Gloves" by Jean-Paul Sartre and directed by Ferdinand Rivers. Sartre's original dialogue for this film and one other ("Respectful Prostitue" in 1952) constitute his complete contributions to world cinema. The original play made its debut on Broadway and starred Charles Boyer, and that role was assumed by Pierre Brasseur for the film version. An unsung gem of twentieth century French cinema, about a man who joins a subversive organization (modeled on communism, but unnamed) which then requires him to assasinate his college professor. Near Fine condition, 47 x 63 inches, on linen.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Catcher in the Rye (BOMC 1st)

      Little, Brown & Co. 1951 - Black cloth binding, gilt titles. BOMC edition with BOMC slugs and divit. Book very good plus with watermarked area to back board at foreedge, minor glue-darkening to pastedowns. First-state DJ, with author photo by Lotte Jacobi on rear panel, good plus with 1" missing at head of spine, 1/2" at heel of spine, two small holes at back panel fold, chipped top & bottom at front panel fold, sunned/stained at spine. Photo intact, however. 277 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OBRAS COMPLETAS ( 6 VOLS ): I, II Y III EPISODIOS NACIONALES, IV. NOVELAS 1. V. NOVELAS 2. VI. NOVELAS 3, TEATRO, CUENTOS, MISCELANEA. Introduccion, biografia, bibliografia, notas y censo de personajes galdosianos por Federico Carlos Sainz de Robles.

      Aguilar - Codigo: 122031. Tema: Obras Completas Literatura Española Clasicos. Editorial: Aguilar Obras Eternas en 1951-1958. Pags:Paginas por tomo: 1802-1673-1813-1899-1999-2087 en papel biblia, texto a doble columna. Plena piel editorial color rojo, dorados y busto del autor grabado en los lomos, cortes bellamente decorados y firma del autor en dorado en planos. (18 x 14). Estado:Perfecto. Idioma:(Libros en Español). ( No incluido en ofertas ) LIBROS PARA REGALO O COLECCIONISMO [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gibbon Libreria]
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        Bestiaire fabuleux.

      Paris, Maurice Darantière, [1951] - 39 x 28 cm, 48 Bl., 14 mehrfarbige Gouachen und 14 Calligramme., Lose Bogen in Umschlag in OLwd.-Mappe u. in OLwd.-Schuber, Einzelne Blätter am Rande min. stockfleckig., Schuber beschienen. Nr. 113 von 150 Exemplaren auf Vélein Calligramme von Jules Dominique Morniroli. Der Text wurde von Pierre Gaudin u. die Gouachen von Edmond Vairel agedruckt. Die Gedichte zu den 14 Bestien stammen von Patrice de la Tour du Pin.Jean Lurçat (1892 -1966), französischer Maler, Keramiker und Bildwirker.Patrice de La Tour du Pin (1911-1975), franz. dem Katholizismus nahestehender Dichter. 2500 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Das Lied vom Falken.

      Zürich, Hürlimann, 1951 - 4°, 12 Bl., Vignetten u. farb. Orig.-Graphik, Lose Bl. in Transp.-OU., Transp.-OU min. gebräunt, sonst gutes Exemplar. Ex. 18/115. (= Vierter Barfüsser-Druck). Mit Vignetten u. mehrfarb. koloriert Orig. - Steinzeichnung von Jean Lurçat illustr. Auf Handbütten abgezogen. Vom Künstler u. vom Verleger A. Hürlimann im Impressum handsigniert. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Great Digest & Unwobbling Pivot

      New York: New Directions,, 1951. Translation & Commentary by Ezra Pound. Stone Text from rubbings supplied by William Hawley. A Note on the Stone Editions by Achilles Fang. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. Illustrations from stone rubbings throughout. Contents very lightly toned. An excellent copy in the rubbed and chipped jacket. Second edition. Inscribed by Pound on the front free endpaper "Lee the designing… Ezra Pound June '52".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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