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        God and Man at Yale: The Superstitions of "Academic Freedom".

      Henry Regnery Company, Chicago 1951 - First edition of the author's first book and seminal work. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket that shows some light wear to the extremities. Signed by the author, "Gratefully William F. Buckley on the front free endpaper. A very sharp copy. William F. Buckley's God Man at Yale "concludes that the values inculcated at Yale 'are agnostic as to religion, interventionist and Keynesian as to economics, and collectivist as applied to the relation of the individual to society and government A like case could be made out against the economics teaching in many other leading American universities today" (Hazlitt, The Free Man's Library, 48). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        God and man at Yale;: The superstitions of academic freedom

      Regnery, 1951-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. Review Copy. Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1951. 239 pp. Black cloth with gilt lettering on spine. First edition, first printing. (No additional printings indicated on copyright page. First state price of $3.50 on flap.) Very Good++ condition in Good dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Fading to spots at tail and head. No marks, inscriptions, etc. Jacket spine panel faded, a few spots of archival transparent mending tissue on verso. Rubbing, price intact, small chips at head and tail and at edges, closed tear with chip and creasing at back panel.Includes letter from Henry Regnery Company aimed at "Yale men" in nice shape with toning at edges + a near fine promotional flyer with order form.An important book in the history of 20th century American conservatism that launched the author's career and an era of conservative critique of higher education.

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        Outstanding handwritten and signed final draft of an early original speech of future Prime Minister Menachem Begin, then leader of the opposition Herut party, urging defeat of Ben-Gurion?s Mapai party in the election of the second Knesset, referring to <i>?Ben-Gurion?s disturbed soul ? Ben-Gurion claims: there is no solid government unless it is my party ? Mapai??</i>

      Autograph Manuscript Signed ?M. Begin? in Hebrew, three pages, separate sheets, 5? x 7?. [Israel, 1951]. Heavily edited by Begin. With English translation. On lined paper. Fine condition.Headed ?Goodbye and Not to See You Again?. In part, ?In [Ben-Gurion?s] eyes there is no stable government unless it is his government! It seems that Mr. Ben-Gurion thinks about two possibilities. One is ... Ben-Gurion submits his letter of resignation to the President; the President accepts his resignation but at the same time reaches the conclusion that there is no other Prime Minister except for the one that has just resigned, and Mr. Ben-Gurion who resigned continues ?to fulfil his role.? Till when?...?The second option which is imagined in Mr. Ben-Gurion?s disturbed soul is new elections ... if in the second Knesset there is no ?solid majority? about which Mr. Ben-Gurion thinks, it is possible that he will propose to turn again to the voter, until ... the voter is tired and

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        Rare early book ? ?Israel Embattled? ? by Ben-Gurion with 21 word inscription to the parents of a soldier who ?sacrificed his life? for independence

      n.p., 1951- Book Signed ?D. Ben-Gurion? in Hebrew with 21 word handwritten inscription on title page. ?Behilahem Israel? (?Israel Embattled?) by D. Ben-Gurion. In Hebrew. 367p, 5? x 8?. Tel-Aviv: Mapai, 1951. Never published in English. Library copy: rubber-stamped on title and back pages. Bumped, wear at upper and lower spine. Gilt imprint of Ben-Gurion?s signature on front cover. Author and title on upper spine in gilt. Good condition.Dedicated in type ?To the Haganah of Israel ?" faithfully and lovingly.? Over 50 chapters dated from June 18, 1947 to March 25, 1950.Twenty-one words in Hebrew by Ben-Gurion to the parents of a soldier who ?sacrificed his life? for the cause.

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        Three Act Tragedy

      Collins Crime Club, UK 1951 - New Edition 1951. Undated. The Collins Crime Club paperback edition is flat signed by Agatha Christie to the title page. A single volume which has been re-bound in cloth with a matching slipcase that retains the original paperback cover. The book and slip case are in fine conditon. Contents good with age toning to pages. The book originally belonged to Mary Anna Marten and was purchased via auction. It was part of a lot of Thirty Five signed Agatha Christie books bound together in seven volumes. These have now been split and re-bound into separate individual volumes. All books were signed by Agatha Christie sometime in the late sixties. Mary Anna Marten OBE (1929 - 2010) the daughter of Napier George Henry Sturt, 3rd Baron Alington and Lady Mary Sibell Ashley-Cooper, daughter of the 9th Earl of Shaftesbury, sometime Lord Steward to the Household of George V & Queen Mary, by his wife Lady Constance Sibell Grosvenor, a great friend of Queen Mary, dau of Earl Grosvenor, and sister of Bendor, 2nd Duke of Westminster. She was god-daughter to Queen Elizabeth (later The Queen Mother), and in 1953 her son Napier was a page at the Coronation of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth the Second.After joining the Brownies alongside Princess Margaret, Mary Anna went to school in Lancaster Gate and later attended Cheltenham Ladies' College. Upon the death of her father, Mary Anna inherited the Crichel House Estate in Dorset. Mary Anna and her husband, Lt.-Cdr. George (Toby) Gosselin Marten, Royal Navy, (1918 - 1997), son of Vice-Admiral Sir Francis Arthur Marten, were married on 25 November 1949 at Holy Trinity Church, Brompton. He was an equerry to King George VI, and the marriage was attended by King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (Mary Anna's godmother), Princess Margaret, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, Marina, Duchess of Kent, Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone and Major-General the Earl of Athlone. The Martens had a son, Napier, and five daughters.[7] Mary Anna was made High Sheriff of Dorset in 1974, a post she held for 26 years, until 2000.She was an archaeologist of note. Mary Anna was appointed a Trustee of the British Museum by the Prime Minister on 5 December 1985. She was a collector of jade and of rare books. In 2008 Mary Anna published (privately) her memoirs entitled 'As it Was'. Mary Anna died on 20 January 2010. Digital images available upon request. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Siddhartha

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

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        Atlas von Niederösterreich (und Wien). Hrsg. v. d. Kommission für Raumforschung und Wiederaufbau der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften u. vom Verein für Landeskunde von Niederösterreich und Wien.

      Wien, Freytag & Berndt u. Artaria 1951-1958.. qu.-2°. 5 Bll., 137 meist farb. Karten. OLn.-Kassette. Tadelloses, komplettes Expl.. Kretschmer III, 77

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        From Here to Eternity

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1951 - Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Presentation Edition, number 487. SIGNED by the author on the colophon page and also INSCRIBED and dated on the front free endpaper. Includes two typewritten and hand signed letters, signed by Jones. Both letters are addressed to the owner of a bookshop. Very slight soiling on the bottom edge; else fine. Comes housed in a custom slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A stunning content letter showing Truman using his Presidential power against McCarthyism. <I>"...certain facts in the report of the Senate Subcommittee on Senator McCarthy"</I> should be investigated, namely income tax irregularities

      Typed Letter Signed ?Harry S Truman? as President, one page, 8? x 10.5?. The White House, Washington, [September 1951]. In the form of a memorandum to Secretary of the Treasury John W. Snyder. Slight toning and light creases at right, else fine condition.In full, ?Attached is a copy of a telegram from William Benton which calls attention to certain facts in the report of the Senate Subcommittee on Senator McCarthy. I believe this telegram should be considered in connection with the investigation by your Department of the matters discussed in the Subcommittee?s report.?In September 1951, Iowa Sen. Guy M. Gillette?s Senate Subcommittee on Privileges and Elections launched an investigation of Senator Joseph McCarthy's financial entanglements and campaign practices. On September 28, 1951, Connecticut Sen. William Benton introduced ten ?case studies? in support of his resolution to expel Sen. McCarthy from the Senate including a suspicious $10,000 fee from the Lustron Corporat

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

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

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        John Steinbeck&#39;s Original Pedigree of His Beloved Dog Charley [Author of: Travels with Charley, The Grapes of Wrath, Of Mice and Men, In Dubious Battle, East of Eden, Tortilla Flat, and others] WAS $6,750

      Bercy [Paris]: [No Publisher Stated], 1951. First edition. PRESENTLY DISCOUNTED. WAS $6,750. The Original Document of Pedigree for John Steinbeck&#39;s beloved Poodle, Charley (whose full name, as given by John Steinbeck, was "Charles le Chien"). The Document, duly executed in France and sent from the Breeder to John Steinbeck, came from John Steinbeck&#39;s Manhattan apartment and was obtained at the 2010 Bloomsbury Auction of John Steinbeck&#39;s personal property. The document is contained on a single sheet of paper measuring approximately 12 1/4 inches X 18 1/2 inches folded in the middle to produce a 4-page document measuring 12 1/4 inches X 9 1/4 inches. The Pedigree is in Fine condition with a bit of toning and a small stray mark to the front page, and has been folded twice horizontally, presumably for mailing to John Steinbeck. As Charley was dearly beloved to John Steinbeck and Steinbeck&#39;s lone constant companion on his trip around the United States not long before his (Steinbeck&#39;s) death, and as he is, with Steinbeck, the central figure in Steinbeck&#39;s book "Travels with Charley", this document connects one to one of the most important "people" in John Steinbeck&#39;s life: His famous Poodle, Charley. Shortly after completing his last novel, "The Winter of Our Discontent", Steinbeck found himself disenchanted with the state of his Country and its rampant consumerism and selfishness. Feeling that he had lost touch with America and Americans, Steinbeck wrote to his close friend Frank Loesser stating, in part: "In the fall - right after Labor Day - I&#39;m going to learn about my own country. I&#39;ve lost the flavor and taste and sound of it....I&#39;m buying a pick-up truck ...I&#39;m going alone...zigzagging...I&#39;ll avoid cities, hit small towns and farms and ranches. I&#39;ll sit in bars and hamburger stands and on Sunday go to Church....always zigzagging. Elaine will join me occasionally but mostly I have to go alone. What I&#39;ll get I need badly - a re-knowledge of my own country...." He set off from Sag Harbor on September 23, 1960 with only Charley as his companion. His wife, Elaine, later said: "I remember when he asked to take Charley Dog. He said rather meekly &#39;This is a big favor I&#39;m going to ask, Elaine. Can I take Charley?&#39;" Early in the book, Steinbeck stated: "It is some years since I have been alone, nameless, friendless, without any of the safety one gets from family, friends, and accomplices...It&#39;s just a very lonely, helpless feeling at first - a kind of desolate feeling. For this reason I took one companion on my journey - an old French gentleman poodle known as Charley. Actually his name is Charles le Chien. He was born in Bercy on the outskirts of Paris and trained in France, and while he knows a little poodle-English, he responds quickly only to commands in French." A great rarity, the Original Pedigree for Charley, provides a true connection with John Steinbeck, a dog he treasured, and his travels around his own country made so that he could get to know it anew. RARE INDEED.

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        Typed letter signed by Chaim Weizmann as the first President of Israel ~ "I too, as you know, am old and don't leave my house very often... I pray that your older years will not be a burden... but only of much pleasure - I believe this is the best of wishes... "

      Typed letter signed "Chaim Weizmann", in Hebrew, as President of Israel, one page, 6.5" x 9", March 23, 1951, on official letterhead, to a friend in Tel Aviv. Fine condition."I was recently informed that you are celebrating your eighty-fifth birthday and I would like to send you my best wishes and blessings... I often think about you and your family and wonder if you and the girls are all right. I too, as you know, am old and don't leave my house very often. If it were not so, it would be an honor for me to visit you... I pray that your older years will not be a burden... but only of much pleasure - I believe this is the best of wishes... ".

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        Originalzeichnung "Erlebnis-Gastronomie". Handschriftlich signiert, in Bleistift betitelt und datiert 08.02.95.

      . Ca. 31x21 cm. Gerahmt.. Eugen Egner, geb. 1951) publizierte u.a. im Haffmans Verlag. - Aus der Bibliothek von Gerd Haffmans.

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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 &#39;Winged Dagger&#39;. SIGNED COPIES ARE RARE. . Catalogs: modern firsts.

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        Hansa-Weltatlas : 103 mehrfarb. Haupt- u. Nebenkt., nebst Geschichtsatlas mit Erl. Ausführl. alphabet. Namen- u. Ortsreg. Kartograph. Gestaltung, Neuzeichnung d. Geschichtskt.:

      Laupheim : Pfahl, 1951.. 6., neubearb. u. erw. Aufl. 96, 192, 95 S. Lw. ; 8 Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Seiten alters- und papierbedingt leicht gebräunt K14896.

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        In a letter to a former POW, President Truman evokes his diary entry the day he decided to fire Gen. Douglas MacArthur when he wrote that the <I>?Big General in the Far East must be recalled.?</I>

      Typed Letter Signed ?Harry S. Truman? as President, one page, 7? x 8.75?. On pale green woven linen White House stationery. Washington, July 25, 1951. To Winton K. Sexton, Clerk, Cass County Circuit Court, Harrisonville, Missouri. Fine condition. With original White House envelope.On April 11, 1951, President Truman announced, in part, ?With deep regret I have concluded that General of the Army Douglas MacArthur is unable to give his wholehearted support to the policies of the United States Government and of the United Nations in matters pertaining to his official duties ... I have, therefore, relieved General MacArthur of his commands...? Five days earlier, on April 6, 1951, reacting to Republican House Minority Leader Joseph Martin?s reading on the floor of the House a letter he had received from Gen. MacArthur favoring an attack on the Chinese mainland which the President opposed, Truman wrote in his diary, in part, ?MacArthur shoots another political bomb through Joe Martin ... Thi

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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&#39;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&#39;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&#39;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&#39;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&#39;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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        Catcher in the Rye

      Little, Brown & Company, Boston 1951 - First Edition, First Printing with the words "FIRST EDITION" printed on the copyright page. This First Issue dustjacket is rich in color with light wear to the spine and edges. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight with minor wear to the panels. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy with the original dustjacket in collector's condition. We buy Salinger First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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&#39;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]

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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]

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        CHEVROLET For &#39;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., &#39;Chasis&#39;, &#39;Comfort Features&#39;, &#39;Brakes&#39; & &#39;Engine&#39;.. 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&#39;s glue transference to p. 42, along gutter. A VG example.. This the very rare complete Dealer&#39;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 &#39;Special Business Coupe&#39; to &#39;Sedan Delivery&#39;. . 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.

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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.

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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&#39;s advance delivery memorandum, noting the publication price and calling attention to the publication date (Sept. 24). MASSEY 219. PETERSEN A28c.

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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.

      [Bookseller: alphabets]
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        Tales of Quails &#39;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&#39;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.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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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&#39;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).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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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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        Je suis compositeur.

      Editions du conquistador 1951 - - Editions du conquistador, Paris _1951, 14x19cxm, broché. - Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Bel envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à un ami : "à Jean-Louis qui s'exprimera lui aussi sur les roses et épines de nos métiers. / Son vieux compositeur fidèle." Il pourrait s'agir de son ami et complice Jean-Louis Barrault avec lequel Arthur Honegger vient de reprendre "Le soulier de Satin" créé avec Paul Claudel en 1944. Dos très légèrement insolé sans aucune gravité. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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&#39;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&#39;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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