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        'The Day of the Triffids' First UK Edition

      A first edition, first printing, published by Michael Joseph in 1951. A near fine book with some very faint spotting to the end-papers and page edges. In a very good+ wrapper which is not price clipped and has some light wear and a little loss to the head and a little to the tail of the spine. Some very light v-shape loss to the corners, but a very bright copy with an unfaded spine. A rare book in a very presentable wrapper indeed. A nice copy of the author's masterpiece.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Jerusalem A Facsimile Of The Illuminated Book

      London: Trianon Press, 1951. Hardcover. Orig. navy cloth, backstrip lettered in gilt. Fine/No Dust Jacket. Blake, William. IX pages in text. Folio, 35 x 28 cm. Limited edition, copy 480 of 516 printed on rag paper. 100 collotype plates hand-colored by the pochoir process. The definitive facsimile of one of Blake's greatest works, and the first facsimile, in the series, created by the Trainon Press of Blake's illuminated books. The Preludium is by Joseph Wickstead, the Bibliographical Statement by Geoffrey Keynes. "An average of forty-four applications of water-colours was required for each full page illustration, of which there are four, and thirty-five have text with small marginal decorations. Of the remainder, fifty-one have some text with design filling half the page or more, and thirty-five have text with small marginal decorations." Bright, very fresh copy.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        A Soldiers Story

      New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1951. Tan cloth binding with Omar N Bradley script, spine with title & 5 stars in bright gilt, author & publisher in black, all on brown panel, MINT CONDITION. Map endpapers, photo frontis, 618pp., illus. with maps & charts. LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED by OMAR N. BRADLEY, Copy No. 21 of 750 copies. t.e.g. Slightl edgewear & moderately sunned. Slipcase is in very fine condition. This copy is tight & clean. A wonderful copy. STATED FIRST EDITION.. First Edition. Cloth. Mint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Golden Age Books]
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        HARD NOT TO BE KING (Signed Limited Edition)

      New York: House of Books, Ltd, 1951. First edition. Near Fine/Very Good +. One of 300 copies of the SIGNED first edition. Near Fine with the bookplate of William Vincent Seiller on the front paste down, a faint odor of smoke and darkening along the gutters from the publisher's glue. In a Very Good+ example of the fragile tissue dust jacket with a one-inch tear at the crown and minor wear at the extremities. Frost's short philosophical work in blank verse on "how hard it is to keep from being King when it's in you and in the situation." Only issued in this edition. Additional images available upon request. Near Fine in Very Good +. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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      New York: House of Books, Ltd., 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Mild sunning to the edges, as often the case with this title. Near Fine, lacking the tissue dustwrapper. Crane A36. One of 300 numbered copies SIGNED by the author.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        The Catcher in the Rye

      Boston: Little Brown and Company,, 1951. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Cloth very fresh. Endpapers toned, faint spotting to edges of text block and to just a couple of places in the text. An excellent copy in the very lightly spotted jacket with a little rubbing and a few tiny nicks at the edges. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Alfred Kubin - Kollege Grossmann. Eine Plauderei mit vier Lithographien.

      Wien und München, Gurlitt Verlag 1951. - FLUR 8°. 21 x 15 cm. Originalbroschur mit Deckelillustration, hier dreifach durchgeheftet (leicht rostig). Umschlag minimal angestaubt. 11 (+1) Seiten mit vier montierten Originallithographien. Die ersten zwei Blätter mit leichter Radierspur. Gutes Exemplar. Marks A 245. Raabe 730. Horodisch 79. - Die kleine Gurlitt-Reihe Nr. 1. Einmalige Auflage von 200 Exemplaren. 330

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Carl Wegner]
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      Farrar Straus and Young, New York 1951 - First edition. Extremities of the boards a little worn, else near fine in good dustwrapper with a chip on the front panel, and lacking the top one inch of the spine (part of which is laid into the book). Author's third book, and second novel, and her first novel to deal with the darker regions of human nature and personality. Inscribed by the author to her in-laws, the parents of her husband, Stanley Edgar Hyman: "For Lulu and Dad with all my love -- Shirley. April 1951." The recipients were, along with her own parents, the dedicatees of her book *Life Among the Savages.* Jackson was a bit of a recluse and books inscribed by her are uncommon, especially with any kind of association. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Prince Caspian. The Return to Narnia

      VG: in very good condition with rubbed dust jacket. Slight marks to cover. Not inscribed First Edition Blue hardback cloth cover 200mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 195pp. Illustrations by Pauline Baynes.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Prince Caspian

      London: Geoffrey Bles,, [1951]. The Return to Narnia. Illustrations by Pauline Baynes. Octavo. Original blue boards, titles to spine in silver, map front endpapers. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled, upper board a little mottled, a few tiny spots to edges of contents. A very good copy in the and nicked jacket with a small chip from the upper panel and tape residue to the lower panel. First edition, first impression. The second book in the Chronicles of Narnia.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        CASE OF THE ANGRY MOURNER (Inscribed)

      New York: William Morrow, 1951. Gardner, Erle Stanley. THE CASE OF THE ANGRY MOURNER. New York: William Morrow, (1951). First Edition. A FINE bright copy in a NEAR FINE priced dust jacket (trifling edge wear, a tiny touch of foxing). Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Tee, with much love from one of her devoted fans. Yours, Erle" Underneath this, he has signed his full name "Erle Stanley Gardner/ Oct 1951." Not much is known of the recipient as yet, other than she did write a story for Argosy Magazine in the late 1940s that appeared in the same issue as one of Gardner's. Erle Stanley Gardner occasionally signed copies of his books for friends and people he worked with but rarely did he inscribe a book so intimately. See our other copies from the same primary source by using key words Tee Rose.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books]
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        La Maiolica Antica Ligure

      Milano Luigi Alfieri 1951. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Slight darkening to page ends First Edition Green hardback patterned cloth cover 300mm x 250mm (12" x 10"). 59pp + plates. 145 tipped in b/w illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        The Catcher in the Rye.

      Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1951 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Cloth very fresh. Endpapers toned, faint spotting to edges of text block and to just a couple of places in the text. An excellent copy in the very lightly spotted jacket with a little rubbing and a few tiny nicks at the edges. First edition, first printing. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Ballade de la Geole de Reading. The Ballade of Reading Gaol. Burins originaux de Tavy Notton.

      Edition de l'Odéon 1951 4°; pp. 115 non num. 3 su carta "Japon impérial"; con 18 incisioni a bulino di cui 7 f.testo e una a doppia pagina. Bella e rara ediz. tirata a complessivi 200 esempl. numerati, questo nostro (n.6) è uno dei 10 esempl. su Japon impérial con due suite delle incisioni, con remarques, su carta diversa e una lastra originale in rame. A fogli sciolti, racchiusi in cartella-astuccio edit., testo bilingue francese-inglese. Cfr. Monod 11511.(Vedi riproduz.)

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Prandi s.n.c.]
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      World, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Signed. Double SIGNED by the author. Volume with light edgewear is in a near fine unclipped dustjacket with overall light wear, shallow chipping at the spine ends and corners and also has a 1 1/4" closed tear at bottom of front spine fold. Wonderfully INSCRIBED by Robert Traver "To ....., dose non-residence sons-of-mo-gum beoples(?) what what come here in Yuly---the author inscribes this here now book. Robert Traver (John D. Voelker) Houghton Raft Club* April 2, 1951 * office of Smorgasbord" SIGNED twice: first as Traver; underneath as Voelker. Dustjacket now in mylar.

      [Bookseller: Trilby & Co. Books]
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      New York: Rinehart, 1951 Wonderful First Edition of the Author's second book. 8vo., 312pp. A near fine copy in dustwrapper showing a touch of rubbing to the ersatz black cloth, the Red & Black variant dustwrapper showing minimal use & one tiny chip at the top of the front panel. A presentation copy inscribed by Mailer in blue-green fountain pen on the front free endpaper: "To Roger Richards / Cheers / Norman Mailer / May '78". A splendid example indeed.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        La revelation primitive

      Dervy, 1951. in8 Broché

      [Bookseller: Livre Nomade]
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      The Vanguard Press, Inc. (1951), New York - Small thin folio, with numerous illustrations. His first book, INSCRIBED and SIGNED to Michael Flanders, English actor, broadcaster, and writer and performer of comic songs, with "most cordial good wishes." Michael Flanders, confined to a wheelchair after contracting polio while serving in the Royal Navy, is best known for his two-man revue with Donald Swann, At The Drop of a Hat. Very Good in a Good dustwrapper with a few tears and a one-inch chip at the base of the spine and another sizable chip at the bottom of the front panel [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Between Planets

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1951. First Printing of the First Edition, with Scribner A on the copyright page, in first printing dust jacket, with the 2.50 price on the front inside flap, 222pp. Light discoloration at endpapers, else book in fine condition; and in a very good dust jacket with slight tanning to spine, some age toning to inside flaps, and mild edge wear.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Clifford Geary.

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        Poet Lore: 52 Bound Volumes and 16 Single Issues in Wraps (1889-1951)

      (The Poet-lore Co. / Richard G. Badger / Bruce Humphries), (Philadelphia / Boston) 1951 - Magazine. 52 bound volumes (most with the original wrappers bound in) and 16 individual issues in wrappers. Octavos. A near-complete run from 1889-1951 of *Poet Lore*, an influential American literary magazine that first introduced to the English speaking world many important European dramatists and writers. Founded in 1889 as a magazine devoted to Shakespeare and Browning, it soon became indispensable to readers on the lookout for new writers from Europe, Russia, and Asia by publishing their works in (often the first) English translations.These include Henrik Ibsen, August Strindberg, and the lyric poet Frederic Mistral. Also included in this run are the first English translations of dramatic works by Maurice Maeterlinck, Gerhart Hauptmann, and Arthur Schnitzler; and the first authorized English translations of works by Maxim Gorky, Anton Chekhov, Gabriele D'Annunzio, and Georges Duhamel. Even the American science fiction writer Frederick J. Pohl made a first appearance in 1927 with *Varnishing Day*. The set consists of a consecutive run of the first twelve monthly issues from 1889, fifteen loose issues in wraps from 1890-1893, and a complete run of monthly and quarterly issues from 1894-1951 bound in half linen and full cloth boards (with one unbound single issue in wraps from 1918). An ex-library set with bookplates and ink stamps, a few intermittent early volumes also have a small embossed or perforated stamp on the title pages, else overall a good or better set of bound volumes. The single issues in wrappers are unmarked, a few with detached wraps, else very good. A very nice assemblage of notable European dramatic literature, poetry, and literary criticism. Further details are available. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Nestorian Documents and Relics in China

      Tokyo: Toho Bunkwa Gakuin: The Academy of Oriental Culture Tokyo Institute / The Maruzen Company Ltd., 1951. 1951, with Second Edition Preface. VERY GOOD+ hardcover, lacking jacket. A clean, well-bound copy. There are two inscriptions on the front free endpaper, one in English dated Tokyo, 1964 but the other in Japanese dated August 21, 1951 (photo available). The only other marking in the book is small (bookseller?) label in Japanese on front pasted endpaper. Pages have marginal toning, as usual for this book, but are otherwise fine - clean and supple. One short closed tear to one of the five fold-outs, no other tears, no chips or creases. Tissue-protected color frontispiece is fine. Binding and hinges are firm, intact and straight. Brown cloth hardcover is near fine - gilt titling on spine slightly dulled but clear, light rubbing to spine ends and corner tips. Includes Preface to First and Second Editions, . Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Knickerbocker Books]
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      New York:: Harper ,, 1951. First Edition. Near Fine. SIGNED BY MAURICE SENDAK without personalization. A Near Fine hardback Stated First Edition First Printing with mild cover edge wear in a Very Good++ Dust Jacket with minimal edge wear and toning. 8vo. 182 pp. One of Sendak's earliest illustrated books - rarely found signed.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        LIE DOWN IN DARKNESS. Signed

      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merril, 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.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Lie Down In Darkness

      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1951. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/fair. MUST SEE FOR STYRON COLLECTOR : Inscribed association copy to Leslie Westoff (ex wife of author and critic John W. Aldridge) "For Leslie, With gratitude and hunger and with desperation for the lost wild weekend we spent at Juan-les-pins. Ever ever Thy Bill Mt Vernon Feb 52" DJ spine split, chips and fading.

      [Bookseller: Liberty Book Store]
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        Lie Down in Darkness

      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1951 First edition, first printing of Styron's first book. Signed and inscribed by Styron on the title page. Original publisher's cloth, dust jacket. Very good or better with some fading to cloth; in a bright unclipped jacket with some minor wear, a few minor nicks and tiny tears.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        EL ARTE TIPOGRAFICO EN ESPAÑA DURANTE EL SIGLO XV. Burgos y Guadalajara. Con 469 ilustraciones.

      - Madrid, Dirección general de relaciones culturales, 1951, 26x33, 335 págs. Ilustrado con multitud de facsímiles. Edición de 500 ejemplares numerados (nº 485). Encuadernado en holandesa lomo piel de época con nervios, hierros en lomera, conserva cubierta. (52002).

      [Bookseller: Librería J. Cintas]
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        Im Hochland von Mittel-Kamerun.

      Friederichsen / Cram, deGruyter, Hamburg, 1914/ 1916/ 1919/ 1924/ 1951. - EA. 4 Bände (in 5 Teilen= 1./2./3. und 4.erste und zweite Hälfte) in zwei Bänden. Abhandlungen des Hamburgischen Kolonialinstituts. Mit zusammen 111 Tafeln, 4 Farbtafeln,5 gefalteten Karten, 77 Textabbildungen und 10 Tafel mit Musikbeispielen. HalbLederbände mit marmorierten Deckeln. Band 1: Die Reise: Eindrücke und Beobachtungen. Mit 75 Abbildungen auf 50 Tafeln, 1 Farbtafel und 1 Karte. XII/101 Seiten.- Band 2: Anthropogeographie des Ost-Mbamlandes. Mit 37 Abbildungen auf 26 Tafeln und 2 Karten. X/94 Seiten. - Band 3: Beiträge zur Völkerkunde des Ost-Mbamlandes. Mit 3 Farbentafeln, 141 Abbildungen auf 35 Tafeln, 32 Textfiguren, 2 Tabellen, 23 Transkriptionen und 1 Tafel Tonleitern. XII, 178, 20 Seiten.- Band 4/1: Die Karte des Ost-Mbamlandes nach den Aufnahmen der Expedition.16 Seiten Text und große Faltkarte. - Band 4/2: Physische Geographie des Ost-Mbamlandes. Mit 45 Abbildungen im Text und einer Karte mit geologischen Signaturen. X/294 Seiten. 4°. Bd.1 insgesamt leicht wellig, mit Widmung von Franz Thorbecke; Bd.2 neuwertiges Bibl.Exemplar; Bd. 3 frisches Exemplar, Bd.4 erste Hälfte: etwas knitterig; Bd. 4 zweite Hälfte: neuwertiges Bibl.-Exemplar, lediglich die große Faltkarte mit einer Blaufärbung, allerdings nur auf der Rückseite und nur auf einem sehr kleinen Teil. Insgesamt sehr guter Zustand, so vollständig. Sehr selten vollständig angeboten. Vor allem der meist fehlende zweite Teil des vierten Bandes, der von Thorbeckes Frau herausgegeben wurde, ist hier mit vorhanden. Eine Rarität in ausgezeichnetem Zustand!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat KAIAPO]
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        Copy of W R Leigh's 'in a Bad Fix' [Original Oil Painting]

      [circa 1951]. () Near fine. Original oil on canvas. 96.5 X 127 CM (38 X 50 inches) in wooden frame 109 X 150 CM (43 X 59 inches). Signed on the bottom corner by Gibson. An original oil reproduction of a painting by William Robinson Leigh (September 23, 1866 – March 11, 1955) was an American artist, who specialized in Western scenes. Reproduced with the permission of the artist. The original painting is located in Grand Central Gallery in New York City. A large and richly detailed image perfect for a bar, hunting lodge or hotel..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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      [Chicago. N.d., but circa 1951].. Vintage silver gelatin print. (7 1/4 x 9 1/2)". About fine, mounted loose with free tabs in 16 x 20" matting. Fine. An original print of this image, bearing a sequence assortment of stamped, manuscript or affixed provenance and identification on the verso: "Time Inc., Frank Lloyd Wright, Robie House, Ill"; "Property of The Architectural Forum"; "Photograph by Aaron Siskind" with "and Richard Nickel" in pencil written below; etc. The Robie House was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright c. 1908, and completed in 1910. This photograph, taken during the early quest to save the Robie House from demolition, highlights Wright's genius in creating recesses and projections from the interlay of Roman brick and limestone, the same "step massing" inside as seen on the exterior of the home. The striking rectilinear andirons were designed by Wright. What is missing from this photograph is the original inglenook that surrounded the fireplace to create a cozy space around the warmth of the fire - an important feature in the Wright design. Richard Nickel, a student of the photographer Aaron Siskind, went on to pursue the preservation of endangered buildings in Chicago and met his demise in the collapse of a portion of the Chicago Stock Exchange building.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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      New Directions, 1951-01-01. First THUS. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: New Directions, 1951: New Classics series. First edition thus, first printing, first issue, with no statement of subsequent printings on copyright, as well as the misspelling of "Patterson" on the verso of the half title page. In a price-clipped, iconic Avin Lustig designed jacket. This book is in very good+ condition in a very good dust jacket. Clean pages, sound binding. Dust jacket shows soiling, light rubbing, sunning to spine panel. Light wear at folds. An attractive copy, well preserved.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        The Ballad of the Sad Café

      Cambridge, The Riverside Press; Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company,, 1951. The Novels and Stories. Octavo. Original peach cloth, titles and pattern to spine and titles to upper board in red. With the dust jacket. Corners bumped, spine very slightly faded. A very good copy in the rubbed, creased, and nicked jacket. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Brooks Atkinson, with great admiration and with gratitude, Carson McCullers". When McCullers, on the advice of Tennessee Williams, adapted The Member of the Wedding for the stage in 1950 it was positively reviewed by the influential New York Times drama critic Brooks Atkinson, who described it as a "vivid fragment of the living truth" and "wonderfully-almost painfully-perceptive". The present collection was the first book publication of the novella The Ballad of the Sad Café, which originally appeared in Harper's Bazaar, and it also includes The Member of the Wedding, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Reflections in a Golden Eye, and six other stories. A wonderful association, and rare inscribed.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Illustrated Man

      Doubleday & Company, 1951. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Doubleday & Company, New York 1951. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Edition on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. Tan cloth boards. Scarce First Edition of this Science Fiction Classic. Signed by Ray Bradbury on an unattached bookplate. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards and spine, book is tight and square, tight spine, soft shelf wear, very light spots at the foot of the spine, light spots at the endpaper, front endpaper has a decorative bookplate which has surface tearing. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, jacket price clipped, author's photo at the rear flap, shelf wear, chipping and a stain at the jacket spine, spots at the rear panel.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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        National Institute of Genetics (Japan) Annual Reports 20 issues

      National Institute of Genetics, Japen, various. PAPERBACK. Annual Reports beginning with No. 2 1951 contains also Nos: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 (1972). One issue has the stamp of L.C. Dunn (1893-1974) a Developmental Geneticist at Columbia University. Several copies have what appear to be his initials in ink on front cover, a few have pages marked. A few copies have spine tears but overall in very good condition. Mostly around 120 pages, with illust.. 20 issues overall. * Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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        NOSTROMO (Robert Penn Warren's Copy)

      New York: The Modern Library, (1951). First Modern Library Edition. Hardcover. Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper. With a 33-page introduction by Robert Penn Warren. This copy has been INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Warren in ink on the half-title page to his wife, Eleanor Clark: "For Eleanor/with love/Red/New Haven/March 25, 1952." In addition Warren has made extensive pencil notes throughout his introduction.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        A Domestic Dilemma

      (1951). 19pp. Signed by the author. Final typescript, probably a setting copy, of the short story which first appeared in The Ballad of the Sad Cafe, published by Houghton Mifflin in 1951. Contains just a few minor textual differences from the published version. Carson McCullers was one of the most influential American fiction writers of the twentieth century, making a name for herself with the publication of her first book, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, at the young age of twenty-three. Richard Wright, in a review of the author's work, described it as a depiction of "everyday life bathed in a rich and strange meaning, devoid of pettiness and sentimentality." This story is similar to an earlier one by McCullers called "The Instant of the Hour After," written well before her tumultuous marriage to James Reeves McCullers, although "A Domestic Dilemma" does mirror certain aspects of her and her husband's home life in Nyack, New York. The setting is probably the Nyack house they lived in, overlooking the Hudson. The author's uneven signature, in blue pen on the last page, appears to show the effects of the two strokes and subsequent paralysis she suffered at the age of 30. Fine in plastic sheets within a black binder, which is housed in custom quarter green leather and tan cloth clamshell box, gilt lettered on the spine.

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        THE MODE IN FURS EARLIEST TIMES TO THE PRESENT The History of Furred Costume of the World from the Earliest Times to the Present

      New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons. 1951. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Good dust jacket. Rubbing to edges throughout DJ, several chips and short tears, small area of sticker removal to spine, owner book plate. Scribners A on copyright page. Wilcox signature is extremely scare. ; Signed By Wilcox; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Thirty-six Woodcuts

      Privately Published, Dublin 1951 - Pp. 36. LIMITED EDITION of only 400 copies. SIGNED by the artist on title page. Light wear & stains covers. Else v.g. Scarce [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dublin Bookbrowsers]
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        The Green Hills of Earth

      Chicago: Shasta, 1951. [JRS-Case]. 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.. Signed.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo 5.5" x 8.5".

      [Bookseller: Acorn Bookshop, Inc.]
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      Chicago: Shasta Publishers,. [1951]. cloth-backed boards.. Early owner's bookplate affixed to verso of front free endpaper. A. fine copy in very good dust jacket with light shelf wear along upper. and lower edges, mainly spine ends, some tanning to spine panel, and. dust soiling to rear panel. (#141037). 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.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Noël des Eaux

      Ides et Calendes, Neuchatel 1951 - 1 des rares exemplaires H.C. sur Ingres Guarro, 5 aquarelles de Marguerite Louppe coloriées à la main, imprimé sur les presses de Paul Attinger, maître imprimeur à Neuchâtel. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: À pleine voix]
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        Death In The Air

      New York: Avon Books #379, 1951. Housed in handsome custom made lucite box. Signed by Agatha Christie.. Signed by Author. Later Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket [as issued]. Illus. by Cover Art By Robert Hilbert. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Brooklyn Books]
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        The Complete Poems and Stories

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1951. With Selections from His Critical Writings. With an Introduction and Explanatory Notes by Arthur Hobson Quinn. Texts Established, with Bibliographical Notes, by Edward H. O'Neill. Illustrated by E. McKnight Kauffer. 2 volumes, octavo (232 × 152 mm). Contemporary green morocco by Maurin, spines gilt in compartments, patterned endpapers, double-line rules to boards, turn-ins, and top edges gilt. Colour frontispiece and 5 plates by E. McKnight Kauffer to each volume. Spines and edges of boards tanned. An excellent set. Second E. McKnight Kauffer edition, originally published in 1947. One of the lesser known but most original and arresting illustrated editions of Poe. The artist, E. McKnight Kauffer (1890–1954), is best known today for his vorticist and futurist inspired London Underground posters. "Kauffer's sprightly, jazzy, designs were part of the social fabric of progressive, forward-looking Britain in his time" (ODNB), but here his modernist style is used to dramatic and eerie effect in keeping with the tone of Poe's writings. A very nice set.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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