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      - Madrid, Talleres de la Editorial Maestre, 1951, 36x51 cm., XV-351 páginas. 70 Mapas de los 80 que lleva la obra (faltan el 7, 14, 15, 47,48,49,51, 67,68,74). , Edición de 312 ejemplares a cargo de los Académicos de la Historia: Duque de Alba, Angel Altolaguirre, Abelardo Merino, Vicente Castañeda, Angel González Palencia, Sanchez Cantón, Julio Guillén. Los mapas están impresos en papel muy grueso de gran calidad y muchos de ellos son el color y a doble página. La obra se encuentra en rama y se presenta en estuche en cartoné editorial. (51959).

      [Bookseller: Librería J. Cintas]
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        The Caine Mutiny

      Doubleday 1951 - First Edition, First Printing with "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. This copy is SIGNED by Herman Wouk on the title page. An attractive First Printing dustjacket with "The City Boy" First Issue point printed on the back panel. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has the $3.95 price present on the front flap with minor wear to the edges. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight with no cocking or leans. The boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy seldom found SIGNED with a First Issue dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Caine Mutiny (Signed)

      Doubleday, NY 1951 - Book shows one nickel-sized bump to the bottom (middle) of the front panel. The dustwrapper is price-clipped and is the second state (with just The City Boy listed on the blurb on the back panel). This is the true first edition (stated) of this rather scarce Wouk that was the basis for the movie of the same name. Overall, a tight, bright, clean copy in a most acceptable dustwrapper. Signed by Mr. Wouk on a bookplate affixed to the half-title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael J. Toth, Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Les Oeuvres de François Rabelais (illus. LOUIS JOU)

      Coulouma - Paris Imprimatur 1951-2, Paris - Paris, Coulouma. 1951. 3 forts volumes in-folio. De nombreux bois gravés in- et hors-texte de Louis Jou ainsi que des lettrines imprimés en rouge au commencement de chaque chapitre. Le mis en page de l'ouvrage est également de Louis Jou. Tirage à 275 exemplaires - celui-ci l'un des 125 exemplaires imprimés sur Pur Chiffon du Marais et portant le numéro 164. En feuilles avec couvertures rempliées, sous chemises et étuis décorés. Les dos de deux emboitages sont manquants - sinon le tout en très bon état.

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      Doubleday & Company, Garden City 1951 - The novel begins with the battle-scarred ship Caine's departure from San Francisco (Sept. 1943), to the typhoon and mutiny off the Philippines (Dec. 1944) and the ensuing court-marshall. Captain Queeg is a poor leader; what ought the rank and file do when unquestioned obedience is mandatory? The intellectual dilemna is not new and all the more greater for servicemen of educated and free countries. From the age old problem, in the deft hands of Herman Wouk, a classic is born. A Pulitzer Prize winning novel; the basis for the great 1954 film of the same title. Satisfaction guaranteed. 494pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Caine Mutiny

      Doubleday 1951 - First Edition, First Printing with "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. An attractive second issue dustjacket with "City Boy" and not "The City Boy" that was corrected on this second issue dustjacket. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has the $3.95 price present on the front flap with minor wear to the spine. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with no cocking or leans. The boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a superb copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,. 1951. Octavo,. cloth.. Mild offset to paste-downs, a fine copy in fine dust jacket with just. a touch of fading to the orange ink on the spine panel and touch of. rubbing to lower spine end. The front flap of the jacket is stamped. with projected publication date by the publisher. A superior, very. sharp copy of this title. Enclosed in a custom slipcase. (#127888). First edition. The author's third book. Classic collection of short stories including "The Veldt," "The Long Rain," "The Fire Balloons," "Marionettes, Inc.," "Zero Hour" and thirteen others. Basis for a 1969 film starring Rod Steiger as the Illustrated Man whose tattoos provide the frame for the stories. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-63. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 256. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 1008-13.

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        LIE DOWN IN DARKNESS. Signed

      Bobbs-Merril, Indianapolis 1951 - Presentation First Edition of the author's acclaimed First Book written when he was 25. 8vo., 400pp. A near fine, fresh copy in a bright dustwrapper. [A small tape mend on the verso at the crown]. Inscribed by Styron to his press agent, Glenn Bornstein on the title page. A precursor to his controversial 1968 Pulitzer winning Confessions of Nat Turner & National Book Award winning Sophie's Choice. A beautiful copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Lie Down in Darkness [Inscribed Association Copy w/ TNS]

      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill. (1951). His first book. Inscribed by Styron to the writer Jonathan Carroll: "with best wishes/ William Styron/ 27 September 1971/ (Twenty years, to the month, after publication)." The date is nine years before Carroll's first published book, The Land of Laughs. Laid in is a typed note signed by Styron in which he agrees to the signing. The book is unevenly sunned on the cloth and bears a few small stains; very good in a jacket with modest edge wear including one edge tear, and a vertical crease to the spine; still very good. The note is folded, else fine, with a chipped mailing envelope included. A nice association copy of an important first novel. First Edition. Hardcover.

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      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1951. First edition, first prnt. Signed by Styron on the front free endpage. Above his signature, Styron has written "with best wishes." Board cloth on the spine and broad edges toned and one spot of foxing on the foreedge; dustjacket with minimal edgewear, mostly at the spine ends and front panel corners, a one inch closed tear on the rear panel topedge and beginning toning on the rear panel. Altogether a tight, clean and bright copy. Near Fine condition in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a Durafold mylar cover. Styron's first book.Signed by Author. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The images are of the actual book described and not stock photos.

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        Lie Down in Darkness

      Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis 1951 - First edition. A little sunning to the boards and the corners a bit bumped, very good or better in a spine-toned, else near fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author. A nice, presentable copy of the author's first book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        PACTO DE LIBERACION. Impresiones de un testigo en la génesis del Movimiento Nacional, de 1936.

      Texto mecanografiado. Madrid, 1951 - . 28 cm. 152 pág. Enc. en tela reciente, tejeulo. * "Son ciento cincuenta y dos folios dictados por mí (el autor) y escritos sobre una máquina "Underwood", Champion-C-23138, sin palabras que no sean exactamente las pronunciadas." No se encuentran referencias de su publicación. Movimiento Nacional. Guerra Civil Libros modernos a partir de 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria anticuaria Farré]
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        Lie Down in Darkness

      Bobbs-Merrill, 1951-01-01 Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1934. 400 p. First edition, first printing. Signed by the author in blue ink on the front end paper. Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Cloth well-sunned, corners bumped. Wear spot on edge of ffep. Jacket spine panel sunned, chips at extremities (especially head and tail), creasing and scratches to front panel, stain on front flap, price-clipped. A signed true first of the author's first book.

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        Lie Down In Darkness

      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1951. First Edition of the author?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.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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        Lie Down in Darkness

      Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis 1951 - First edition. A little sunning to the boards, else fine in a lightly rubbed, near fine dustwrapper with a small tear at the crown. A nice, presentable copy of the author's first book. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        DEUTSCHE BAUMSCHULE. Die Zeitschrift für das gesamte Baumschulwesen. 18 Jahrgänge: 3 (1951) - 20 (1968). Komplett.

      Aachen, Verlag Deutsche Gärtnerbörse, 1951-1968.. 18 Jahrgänge in 18 Bänden. Bibliothekseinband. 18 Jahrgänge der Fachzeitschrift. Eingebunden in Bibliotheks-Halbleineneinbände (Jahresband 1963 in Ganzleinen). Einbände berieben und an den Rücken lichtgeblichen. Seiten sauber. Jahresband 1960 mit einer lockeren Seite. Im Jahresband 1952 ist das Heft mit dem Gesamtverzeichnis nicht mit eingebunden, liegt aber lose bei. Jahresband 1960 Aus ehemaligem Bibliotheksbestand, außen und innen mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Leichte Lager- und Gebrauchsspuren. Guter Zustand. Beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an Fachzeitschriften! zqx mbx

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      Boston: Little, Brown, (1951) - First Edition, First Printing of the author's classic first book, a literary highspot, on every one of the lists for best books of the twentieth century, and arguably the most beloved coming-of-age novel of our time. A lovely, very close to fine copy in like dust jacket, bright, unrestored, and with but a modicum of wear. Burgess 99. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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        The TRANSISTOR. Selected Reference Material on Characteristics & Applications. Contract DA 36 - 039 SC - 5589 (Task 3).

      Prepared by Bell Telephone Labratories Inc. for Western Electric Co., Inc. (1951), New York: - Illustrated with diagrams, charts, schematics & from photographs. "The material included herein covers the same ground and supplements the talks given at a symposium on transistors, which was held at the Bell Telephone Labratories during the week beginning September 17, 1951." [Foreword]. Shockley, a contributor of 2 articles & co-author of 2 additional, the co-inventor of the transistor, and winner of the 1956 Nobel Prize for Physics for that work. His 1950 publication, "Electrons and Holes in Semiconductors" was the first book on transistor electronics (cf. ORIGINS Of CYBERSPACE, 904), and is previewed in his first article herein, "Holes and Electrons" [reprinted from Physics Today, Vol. 3, October 1950]. The volume contains 35 articles total; Shockley's second main contribution addresses the p-n Junction, "The Theory of p-n Junctions in Semi-Conductors and p-n Junction Transistors", a scientific path of investigation which would lead to the development of the "elementary 'building blocks' of almost all semiconductor electronic devices such as diodes, transistors, solar cells, LEDs, and integrated circuits." [Wiki]. Minor soiling to covers. Prior owner signatures. A VG+ copy. Grey flexible cloth binding, with black printed lettering. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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]

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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]

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        A City Winter and Other Poems

      New York: Editions of the Tibor de Nagy Gallery. 1951. First. Folded and gathered sheets of the first edition, which was limited to 150 numbered copies (this copy unnumbered). With two drawings by Larry Rivers. Minor soiling to the outer wrap else fine in wrappers. A rare advance format of the poet's scarce first book. .

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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]

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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'

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      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.

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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. .

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        Plaintes contre inconnue.

      Frédéric Chambriand 1951 - - Frédéric Chambriand, Paris 1951, 13,5x18,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 45 ex numérotés sur pur fil, tirage de tête. Plats très légèrement et marginalement passés qui comportent également trois petites taches, une infime déchirure sans manque en tête d'un mors. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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]

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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.

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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

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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.

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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]

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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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        VOX DUCUM 1951

      Westmount High School,, Montreal 1951 - [Cohen, Leonard]. VOX DUCUM 1951. Montreal: Westmount High School, 1951. Small 4to., decorated wrappers, 106 pp. Cohen's Graduating Class Annual.In fine condition. A fascinating publication with several photos & biographical entries showing early indications of Cohen's "Sense of Self"; a heightened personal awareness that would ultimately lead to the publication of his first book during his McGill days in 1956, "Let Us Compare Mythologies". Entries & Photos include: Page 20: Biographies, Staff: Len Cohen. Page 23: Graduating photo of the young poet with his personal bio copy including: PASTIME, "Leading sing-songs at intermission" & AMBITION,"World Famous Orator" [very intuitive & prescient]. At Westmount High, Cohen was President of The Student's Council & a Science Graduate. The Council photo is on page37. School Theatrical Production entries are on page 40 & show "Len" Cohen in the cast "Comes The Revolution" -as Julius Caesar in "Death of Julius Caesar" & as the producer for "God Save The King". Page 41 shows the photo of the Glee Club with a caption on page 42. Page 47 shows Cohen as Chairman of the Students Production Committee for "You Can't Take It With You".Page 49 lists Len Cohen as Ticket Sales Manager for the play. Page 54 shows a photo of Leonard Cohen. Likely the first time Cohen appears in print in any form, Less than 200 copies originally printed. Save for a very few, all were likely discarded over time. Very uncommon$3500 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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