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        Et nunc manet in te, suivi de Journal intime *

      Ides et Calendes, Neuchâtel & Paris 13.8.1951. - Broché, couverture imprimée rempliée, bande rouge de lancement. Quelques infimes et rares piqûres. Une publication privée d'une intense rareté, au tirage exclusif de 13 unités, précède de quatre ans celle-ci. Notre exemplaire y fait en quelquesorte écho puisqu'imprimé au nom de l'éditeur unique de ces deux éditions: Richard Heyd. Joint un portrait de l'auteur par Dunoyer de Segonzac: André Gide de profil. Il s'agit d'une eau-forte originale sur vergé Japon de 16 x 12, signée et justifiée sur 33 ( !!! ) exemplaires, outre quelques rares épreuves tirées auparavant. Elle serait de 1947 et figure sous le numéro 1116 du catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé (Lioré & Cailler VI). D'autres images de l'artiste représentant l'écrivain furent intégrées en frontispice d'ouvrages publiés par Richard Heyd chez Ides & Calendes: Thésée (1947) et Poétique (1947).Subtile provenance.Exemplaire non truffé sur demande Première édition publique. Parmi 49 exemplaires de tête sur Chine l'un des 4 nominatifs, avant 56 Marais, 600 vélin et quelques hors commerce.

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        The Sea Around Us

      New York: Oxford University Press, 1951. Carson's second book, a popular account of the wonders of the oceans. Scarce early edition. Bibliographically complex, most copies offered as 'first editions' are actually book club issue. According to collector Steve Messier, who studied Carson's letters to and from her publisher, the true first has a two-line copyright statement - no mention of H Wolff - and no statement of later printing; and is bound in either an extremely scarce and delicate flat paper over boards, the very first state, of which perhaps 100 were issued only to reviewers, the rest being rebound in a glossy paper over boards, as we have here. The jacket appears in several more states. The earliest has three horizontal lines representing fathom marks on the upper front jacket flap and no reviews on that flap. The second state, which we have, has three fathom marks and two reviews. Later states have three reviews and only two fathom marks; yet later states have but one review by Thor Heyerdahl and two fathom marks. No early version has a price on the flap. On the earliest states, the rear jacket copy ends in 'coral reefs'; later states mentions Carson's Guggenheim Award. Hardcover, decorated paper over boards, white titling. Shows some edgewear, foxing, light general wear; endshhets & title page foxed; page edges foxed; jacket lightly rubbed and foxed, light edgewear. Text clean; vii, blank, 230 pages; index, bibliography, decorated endsheets.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 5¾" by 8½".

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        Reality Lost and Regained. Autobiography of a Schizophrenic Girl

      New York: Grune and Stratton,, 1951. With Analytic Interpretation by Marguerite Sechehaye. Translated by Grave Rubin-Rabson. Octavo. Original red vellum-grained paper covered boards, titles to spine and upper board in black. A little rubbed at the extremities, corners slightly bumped. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing, in the first issue grained boards, of one of the earliest autobiographical accounts of schizophrenia, the "remarkable visions" (Alvarez) recorded and interpreted by the patient's Swiss psychoanalyst Marguerite A. Schervaye (1887–1964). Schervaye was a leader in the psychoanalytic treatment of schizophrenics and had spent seven years treating the subject of this account, a young woman named Réne who began having schizophrenic episodes as a child and was institutionalised during her teenage years. In order to treat her, Sechervaye "drew on psychoanalytical and existential theory to fashion her own therapy. She saw the roots of psychosis in infantile emotional trauma. She maintained that this led the victim to constantly renewed efforts to relive the original trauma in order to overcome it. Such people also fled to fantasy, both to try and escape from their pain, but also to make reality subservient to desire. Freudian theory, with its notions of symbolization and displacement, helped decode the patient's communications that emanated from their imaginary world… Sechervaye advocated that 'the therapist instead of insisting on submission to reality (as he customarily does with the neurotic), will strive to offer him a new reality, such as reality as would have been necessary to avoid the initial, infantile trauma'" (Beveridge, Portrait of the Psychiatrist, p. 99). The analyst's intense work with Réne, in which she acted as a stand-in for the girl's real mother so that "reality was altered to address the patient's originally impoverished experience" apparently contributed to Réne's complete recovery and return to normal life. Marguerite's first book on Réne, Symbolic Realization (1947), related the case from the therapist's viewpoint, and in 1951 Sechervaye published this companion work, the young woman's first-hand, but heavily edited, account of living with schizophrenia, beginning with her first experience of "unreality" at the age of five: "I remember very well the day it happened. We were staying in the country and I had gone for a walk… suddenly, as I was passing the school, I heard a German song… I stopped to listen and at that instant a strange feeling came over me, a feeling hard to analyze but akin to something I was to know too well later–a disturbing sense of unreality. It seemed to me that I no longer recognised the barracks; the singing children were prisoners, compelled to sing. It was as though the school and the children's song were set apart from the rest of the world. At the same time my eye encountered a field of wheat whose limits I could not see. The yellow vastness, dazzling in the sun, bound up with the song of the children… filled me with such anxiety that I broke into sobs… It was the first appearance of those elements which were always present in later sensations of unreality: illimitable vastness, brilliant light, and the gloss and smoothness of material things." The account continues through the escalating troubles of her childhood and her institutionalisation, followed by her experience of therapy with Sechervaye, who completes the volume with a chapter on her own interpretation of the case. Though psychoanalytical therapy for schizophrenics has now been discredited, and Réne's long-term outcome from this treatment is unknown, her autobiography remains significant as one of the earliest published memoirs of schizophrenia and a revealing record of the disease's effects on the mind. First editions in the first issue boards, such as this copy, are uncommon–more often seen are the remainders in ungrained red boards and the later printings which also bear the date 1951 on the title page.

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        The Catcher in the Rye

      Little Brown and Company 1951 Little Brown & Company, Boston 1951. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Edition on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. Black cloth boards with gold lettering at the spine. Scarce First Edition of this American Classic. Book Condition: Very Good, light shelf wear, light spots on the boards and page edges, rubbing at one bottom corner, age toning at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Good-, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, jacket priced at $3.00 at the front flap, Salinger's photo at the rear panel which is credited to Lottle Jacobi, shelf wear and chipping at the jacket spine, light darkening, disconnected at the folds of the jacket spine.

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        Will Bradley, His Work: An Exhibition. [with] Two of Bradley's Original Trial Layouts for the Title Page [with] Calendar of the Exhibitons: The Work of Will Bradley

      The Huntington Library, San MArino 1951 - One of 1000 copies, covers and designs by Bradley. With the 4 pp Calendar of the Exhibitions, November-December 1950, with summary of the exhibit. [also with] two original 9 1/4" x 6 1/8" trial layouts for the title page of this brochure, "Will Bradley, His Work": 1. The Huntington Library / A Showing [with very large, elaborated "S"] of Will Bradley Designs Illustrations Posters Typography Printing and Writings 1951". 2. "The Huntington Library Showing [large stylized "S"] of Will Bradley Designs Illustrations Posters Typography Printing and Writings 1951 San Marino, California". [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Eloge de Marcel VERTES.

      BRUKER 1951 - Paris, Bruker, 1951, in-4, en feuilles, couverture crème rempliée, titre imprimé en noir et représentation du caducée des médecins en orange. Biographie du peintre et affichiste Vertès : Un des 180 ex. num. sur vélin blanc de Rives, orné de neuf gravures originales dont le frontispice, un bandeau, un cul-de-lampe et six hors-texte (N°92). légères taches en queue. Beau dessin original à l'encre sur la page de garde, annoté "A René Varim. Très sympathiquement". Signé et daté 1952. Livres

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        Les Causes célèbres

      S.n., Paris 1951 - Edtion illustrée hors texte de 21 GRAVURES ORIGINALES au burin de Abraham KROL, qui à également gravé deux vignettes en couverture et in fine. Tirage sur papier Richard de Bas à 162 exemplaires plus quelques nominatifs, dont celui-ci imprimé pour un couple de critiques d'art. Comme les vingt premier, il est signé par l'auteur et l'artiste. Il est de plus enrichi d'un DESSIIN original de Krol, dédicacé aux mêmes. Le dessin au crayon, 8,6 x 13,4 cm, est monté en tête de l'ouvrage. JOINT 3 cartes de voeux illustrées d'estampes originales signées de Krol, dont deux eaux-fortes en noir et une linogravure en vert. > BEL EXEMPLAIRE [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        GRAY LENSMAN .

      Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1951 - Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of 500 copies signed by Smith with his additional personalized inscription on the limitation leaf. The fourth book of the Lensman series. The superhuman telepathic Lensmen, secretly bred by the Arisians, are the ultimate instrument in a war between Arisians and evil Eddorians, sponsors of the interstellar cartel known as Boskone, perhaps the most famous genre-science-fiction criminal organization of all. Most of the Lensman series was published in ASTOUNDING, this novel as a four-part serial in 1939 with Campbell as editor. "The greatest of the early golden age space opera . [this novel] best of series." - Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-355. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-167. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1183-87. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with just a touch of rubbing. A lovely copy. (#134528) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Catcher in the Rye

      Little Brown 1951 - First Edition, First Printing with the words "FIRST EDITION" printed on the copyright page. A magnificent price clipped dustjacket that is rich in color with NO chips or tears. This original UNRESTORED dustjacket is seldom seen in this nice condition. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the top spine and edges. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a superb copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. We buy Salinger First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The End of the Affair.

      Heinemann, London. 1951 - First edition. Octavo. pp [vi], 237. Faint rubbing to tail of spine. Very good indeed in very good indeed dustwrapper with a short tear at the head of the spine which has been skillfully repaired. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology. Vol. 1-57 [with] Supplement 1-26

      BM(NH) 1951-1988, London - 83 vols, numerous plates + line drawings. . HB. Fine set. Well bound in buckram (most with leather title-pieces to spines) - several similar styles; wrappers bound in. Last 4 volumes (54-57) in original parts as issued. From an institutuional library, with some neat ink stamps to wrappers/end-papers. . [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Mes Amériques *

      Vineta, Bâle, Paris & Lausanne 5.1951. - Broché 23 x 18, couverture illustrée rempliée, avec plein de gratte-septième-ciel. Exemplaire de surchoix de ce livre des plus courants, en conditions basiques s'entend; icelui, extraordinaire comprend : - la bande jaune de lancement - c'est pas du chinois mais du Audiberti- une affichette 21 x 30 (pli central) au verso comportant un long texte introductif de ce dernier pour l'exposition de Géa à la Galerie du Capitole à Lausanne. Le recto quant à lui possède une ravissante lithographie originale couleur dans laquelle a été intégrée la reproduction photographique d'une céramique (ou le contraire)- un croquis original à la mine de plomb figurant des duos de danseurs, en écho et face à l'image de la 53e avenue. pardon je voulais dire "page". Édition originale. L'un des 50 exemplaires sur chiffon vergé, avant 200 HC et 2'000 ordinaires.

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        Portrait of actor Ossie Davis in costume as Gabriel, Green Pastures

      New York april 12 1951 New York, april 12, 1951. (DAVIS, OSSIE) 24 x 17.2 cm (9-3/8 x 6-3/4 inches). Gelatin silver print, half-length. Embossed stamp at bottom, atelier stamp on verso, docketed with name of sitter, date, and number of negative ("viii * ii * 3")

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        XIX CENTURY FICTION.

      - A bibliographical record, based on his own collection. In two volumes. Pp. xxxiv+400(last blank)+[viii]+196(last blank), 48 plates, indices; demy 4to; gilt lettered maroon cloth, a trifle rubbed, corners slightly bruised; t.e.g.; dust wrappers, lightly soiled, edges rubbed and split; free endpapers faintly offset, tiny chip to upper hinge Volume II, occasional slight soiling; Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1951. First edition, limited to 1,025 sets. *Standard reference work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Requiem for a Nun

      New York: Random House, 1951. Hardcover. Very Good. Copy #208 of 750 signed copies of the limited edition. Light fading to the spine, otherwise fine. This work was a sequel of sorts to Sanctuary, continuing the story of Temple Drake, and was Faulkner's first publication after winning the Nobel Prize. It was later translated into French by Albert Camus.

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        "Brass" Woodcut By Eli Jacobi Pencil Signed, titled and Dated 10/11/51 and Additionally Inscribed "To Fellow Artist James Jones My" By the Artist

      1951. Pencil inscribed, signed, dated at the bottom margin of the art of a group of 3 grim U.S. Generals in uniforms; Black and white woodcut in a blocky mode, very well done & inked; apparently given to James "From Here to Eternity" Jones by the artist; image 7 1/2" x 6" approx. size, short margins; tipped on to old cardstock backer, not glued down; with the original Eli Jacobi N.Y. studio stamps on back in very good condition, interesting provenance association with the wartime theme and Jones' intense interest in the subject. Eli Jacobi (1898-1984) Painter, etcher, illustrator, cartoonist, block printer born in Khar'kov, Ukraine Russia died in New York, lived in Greenwich Village until the 1970s thereafter in Far Rockaway, studied at the Art Student League & NAD, member United Am. Artists, WPA contributions especially of compassionate views of the Bowery section of New York City, illustrator for the New York Times, Post, World, the Nation, Saturday Review, more. (WWW in American Art, 1999). . Signed by Illustrator. Very Good. Illus. by Eli Jacobi .

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        The Lost Childhood and other essays

      London: Eyre & Spottiswoode,, 1951. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine gilt, red top-stain. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the dust jacket with only a few tiny marks on the lower panel and slight fading of the spine panel. First edition, first impression. A superb copy of this collection of 43 essays, the first published collection of Greene's literary criticism.

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        THE SEVEN-LEAGUE CRUTCHES

      New York: Harcourt Brace (1951). 1st edition, full black cloth, with printed dust jacket. A National Book Award finalist in poetry for 1952, this superb copy is signed in full by Jarrell on the FEP where he has additionally written out the entire text of his poem "The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner" in blue ink -- arguably his most famous poem. The present offering is in very bright and fine condition, including the complete (not price clipped) dust jacket. (Wright A4.) A cornerstone book for any Jarrell collection.

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        The Catcher in the Rye

      Little Brown and Company 1951 - Little Brown & Company, Boston 1951. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Edition on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. Black cloth boards with gold lettering at the spine. Scarce First Edition of this American Classic. Book Condition: Very Good, light shelf wear, light spots on the boards and page edges, rubbing at one bottom corner, age toning at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Good-, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, jacket priced at $3.00 at the front flap, Salinger's photo at the rear panel which is credited to Lottle Jacobi, shelf wear and chipping at the jacket spine, light darkening, disconnected at the folds of the jacket spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mr. Lincoln's Army

      New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1951. First edition of the first volume in the author's acclaimed Army of the Potomac trilogy. Octavo, original light blue cloth. Signed by the author on the half title page. Fine in a very good dust jacket that shows some chipping to the crown and foot of the spine. Bookclub editions of this volume abound, but in our experience firsts are rather uncommon and rare signed. The Army of the Potomac Trilogy, Catton's most widely ready work, recounts the bitter struggle between the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Virginia, and this first volume chronicles the early years under the command of General McClellan.

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        Pour un herbier *

      Mermod, Lausanne 31.3.1951. - En feuilles 35 x 27, couverture illustrée couleur rempliée, chemise titrée, étui ? A l'état de neuf, ces deux derniers et la couverture ayant été protégé par du papier pergamine. Édition (très) soignée (très) suisse, l'un des plus beaux livres que Mermod, appréciant autant la flore que cette oeuvre, éditera à trois reprises; elle sera l'un des fleurons de la célèbre collection du Bouquet en 1948. On en dispose d'un sublime exemplaire, numéro 1 sur Chine, truffé d'un mot de l'éditeur "Occuper le peu de temps qui me reste à aimer" (qui nous rappelle que Mermod composera une autre série intitulée"les amoureuses", riche d'une douzaine de titres, contre 74 pour "Le Bouquet). Puis l'herbier refleurira une dernière fois, dans le même format et quatre ans après la présente version illustrée, sous forme d'un petit volume orné d'aquarelles de Manet.Remarquable reproduction des aquarelles de Dufy par le procédé Jacomet, d'une réjouissante fraîcheur et gaieté. on les dirait peintes à même le volume au fil des pages ! Première édition illustrée. L'un des 234 exemplaires numérotés sur grand vélin d'Arches, après 1 unique et 6 luxe avec aquarelle originale.

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        God and Man at Yale

      Henry Regnery Company, 1951. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Henry Regnery Company, New York 1951. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1951 on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering at the spine. Signed by William F Buckley and inscribed for Steve with Cordial Regards. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Near Fine, clean boards and spine, clean pages, tight spine, soft shelf wear, minor sunning at the head of the spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, jacket price clipped, author's photo at the rear panel, shelf wear, chipping at the jacket spine, light spots on the jacket spine.

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        Le Livre de la jungle [et] Le Second livre de la jungle. Illustrations de Deluermoz.

      1951 - Deux volumes fort in-folio en feuilles, couvertures rempliées imprimées et double emboîtage gris de l'éditeur 219 + 373 pages, 147 illustrations de Deluermoz -dessins, peintures et monotypes- gravées sur bois par Théo SCHMIED. Deux suites sous chemises imprimées. "Livre établi par les soins d'Henri Creuzevault aux dépens d'un amateur". Un des quelques exemplaires de collaborateurs s'ajoutant au tirage des 250 numérotés, celui-ci au nom de Colette CREZEVAULT, imprimé sur vergé Malacca des papeteries de Lana et enrichi d'une suite en couleurs de toutes les illustrations. Il comporte en outre un dessin original à la plume et à l'aquarelle signé par l'artiste et il contient le contrat original établi entre les éditions du Mercure de France et Henri Crezevault, signé par les deux parties, pour la publication du Livre de la Jungle en édition illustrée. MONOD 6547 8510 g.

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        DERRIERE LE MIROIR (DLM) NO. 36-37-38 MARS - AVRIL - MAI 1953: SUR QUATRE MURS - WITH LITHOGRAPHS AFTER GEORGES BRAQUE, JEAN BAZAINE, MARC CHAGALL, FERNAND LEGER, HENRI MATISSE & JEAN MIRO

      Maeght Editeur, Paris 1951 - np, 17 illustrations in color and b&w. Text in French. This is a monographic edition of Maeght's legendary periodical "Derriere Le Miroir" (featuring the great artists and writers of the 20th Century) is a tribute to the renowned Georges Braque. It contains color lithographs after Georges Braque, Jean Bazaine, Marc Chagall, Fernand Leger, Henri Matisse, and Joan Miro. A bright, most handsome example of the second edition of this uncommon item. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Green Hills of Earth

      Shasta 1951 - A very good first edition. One of an undetermined number of subscriber's copies signed by Heinlein on the half title. First Edition stated on the copyright page. Previous owner's name stamped on the bottom of the front free endpaper. No dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Puppet Masters

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1951. hardcover. F/VG+. 1st edition, 1st printing. Basis for the 1994 film starring Donald Sutherland. Jacket has light chipping at spine ends and a couple of small pieces missing at edges of rear panel. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

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        2 Tony Duquette Original Pastel Watercolor Framed Tulips Paintings, Dated 1951, Bought Chirsties Auction the Duquette Collections Lot # 540 featured in Catalogue, Painted & Framed by Tony in 1950?s type Frame, Tulips in Vases , These Paintings Originally

      Christies Auction 1951 - NOT A BOOK, 2 WATERCOLOR PAINTINGS, 1951, , Great Condition Beautiful Original Works of Art , Each Watercolor Painting by Tony Mounted in Silver & Mauve Painted Frame, Painting 25 X 20 inches, Frames create Oval Shaped Matting over Painting , frames sort of Raised Filigree Pattern on Extremities with frame measure 31 X 36 Inches, Frames light rub, wear & some small chips Extremities which could Easily be Touched Up, Sold AS-IS, Lovely artwork by Master Decorator, These Paintings Originally were Hung in Home of Bob Cummings, Hollywood Actor [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Randall and the River of Time

      London: Michael Joseph,, 1951. Octavo, pp. 320. Original black cloth, titles to spine in silver. With dust jacket. Very light rubbing to tips. An excellent copy in dust jacket with a few minor nicks. First edition, first impression. With the author's contemporary signed presentation inscription (slightly faded) to "Basil & Kathleen". The recipients were the military historian and author Basil Liddell Hart and his wife. Hart and Forester were friends from 1936 until Forester's death in 1965. Scarce inscribed.

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        LOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF PROBABILITY

      Chicago:: University of Chicago Press,, 1951. Very Good++. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY RUDOLF CARNAP. A Very Good++ hardback Second Printing in red cloth binding with gilt lettering spine. Minimal sun spine, cover edge wear. 8vo. xvii, 607 pp.

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        VEDANTA For MODERN MAN. Introduction by Isherwood

      New York:: Harper,. (1951).. 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by 5 contributers. 410 pp.. Blue cloth spine with lt blue cloth boards; gilt spine lettering. Dust jacket.. NF/VG+ (sp panel sltly darkened/very minor edgewear). A quite nice. copy.. An anthology of writings addressing Vedanta - the divine nature of man - in 61 chapters by various writers. This copy signed by Isherwood, Huxley, Swami Prabhavananda, Gerald Heard & John van Druten.

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        La Comédie Animale - Trois Nobles Bêtes

      - Editions Vialetay, Paris, 1951. In/4 en feuillets, couverture blanche imprimée et rempliée sous chemise et étui recouverts de paille tissée, illustrations : 20 eaux fortes originales en noir de Odette Denis et deux planches supplémentaires, 183 p. Un des 257 ex. ; celui-ci est un exemplaire d’artiste avec envoi de l’illustratrice. Dos insolé."André Demaison, romancier demeuré presque inconnu, avait collaboré en tant que spécialiste de l'Afrique au 'Guide officiel' de l'Exposition coloniale de 1931. La nécrologie de l'auteur, publiée dans Le Figaro du 21 septembre 1956, dit qu'il avait mené une vie de pionnier en Afrique, Sénégal. Encouragé par les frères écrivains Jean et Jérôme Tharaud, Demaison consignait des récits au sujet de la vie africaine et du monde animal. On sait par contre qu'outre Trois nobles bêtes, Odette Denis a également enrichi de gravures animées les Poèmes barbares (1948) de Lecomte de Lisle et Le livre de la jungle de Rudyard Kipling (1949)." (National Library of the Netherlands) Le présent ouvrage nous montre son talent pour les animaux sauvages. Biblio : Monod 3600.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Lucas Livres Anciens]
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        Portrait of Vivien Leigh as Blanche Dubois in a Streetcar Named Desire. Original oil painting.

      c. 1951. - Oil on board. c. 1951. signed. 11 x 7 inches. Framed and glazed. Peake first met Lawrence Olivier in Germany in 1945 and would use this friendly meeting as an introduction in 1950 when he attempted to persuade Olivier and his wife Vivien Leigh to produce and act in his play The Wit to Woo. According to Olivier, Leigh liked the play but his approches came to nothing and they eventually gave upon it in 1952. During this period Vivien Leigh starred in Elia Kazan's film of Tennessee William's A Streetcar Named Desire. This haunting portrayal won Leigh an Oscar for the role. Portraits by Peake of well-known people rarely appear on the market.

      [Bookseller: Michael S. Kemp, Bookseller]
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        THE ILLUSTRATED MAN

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company, 1951 Inscribed by Bradbury on the title page, "To Jim! Good wishes! From Ray Bradbury, April 16 1985." Collects 18 stories loosely tied together by the tattooed [illustrated] man. The book was the basis for the 1969 film starring Rod Steiger and Claire Bloom. It was adapted by Howard B. Kreitsek from the stories "The Veldt," "The Long Rain," and "The Last Night of the World," and directed by Jack Smight. Dust jacket price on the front flap is $2.75 and with Bradbury photograph and short biography on the rear flap and five tributes on the rear panel. Toning to the edges of the text block. Very good in very good dust jacket with faded spine panel and tiny closed tear to the rear panel. . Inscribed. First edition, first printing. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

      Boston: Little Brown and Company. 1951. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Good in a Good dust jacket. The jack was trimmed else VG+ copy. First Edition stated 3.00 price intact on the front flap. Michael Mitchell Dustjacket, with Photo By Lotte Jacobi. First issue dustjacket. Faint partly removed ink stamp to front paste down. No names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        The End of the Affair

      London: William Heinemann Ltd,, 1951. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Very lightly rubbed at extremities, endpapers and half-title tanned, gutter cracked at half-title. A very good copy in the rubbed, toned, and spotted jacket. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        DERRIERE LE MIROIR (DLM) NO. 42 + 60-61 + 77-78 + 101-102-103: KANDINSKY - WITH TEN COLOR LITHOGRAPHS AND FIVE WOODCUTS IN REPRODUCTION

      (KANDINSKY, WASSILY) (DERRIERE LE MIROIR). Kandinsky, Wassily, Jean Cassou, Will Grohmann, Carola Giedion-Welcker & Marcel Brion. DERRIERE LE MIROIR (DLM) NO. 42 + 60-61 + 77-78 + 101-102-103: KANDINSKY - WITH TEN COLOR LITHOGRAPHS AND FIVE WOODCUTS IN REPRODUCTION. Paris. 1951, 1953, 1955 & 1957.: Maeght Editeur, First Edition Thus. Folio. Wrappers Bound in Cloth. Periodical. Fine/No Jacket - As Issued. np + np + np + np, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Text in French. This is a compilation of four issues of Maeght's legendary periodical "Derriere Le Miroir" (featuring the great artists and writers of the 20th Century) devoted solely to Wassily Kandinsky. Bound in black cloth with debossed white lettering over boards by Maeght in 1957, it collects the complete contents of DLM numbers 42 (Novembre - Decembre 1951): "Kandinsky 1900-1910"; 60-61 (Octobre - Novembre 1953): "Kandinsky"; 77-78 (Julliet - Aout 1955): "Kandinsky Periode Dramatique 1910-1920"; and 101-102-103 (Septembre - Novembre - Decembre 1957): "Kandinsky". An internally spectacularly bright, most handsome copy whose contents are complete and intact first printings with the wrappers bound in that contain in total ten color lithographs and five woodcuts after earlier works. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 022339&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        1900 Kandinsky 1910 *

      Maeght, Paris (10-11.1951). - En feuilles 38 x 28 couverture illustrée couleur. Une feuille pliée en quatre fait ce numéro, truffé d'un plus petit feuillet imprimé au seul recto annonçant la publication du sixième cahier Pierre à Feu chez le même éditeur, également intégralement consacré à Kandinsky; neuf reproduction en noir et une contrecollée en couleurs l'imagent.Le texte de l'auteur-artiste "Regard sur le passé", daté de juin 1913 à Munich, égrène des souvenirs d'enfance et des jeunes années, débutant par l'évocation de ses couleurs alors préférées.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        SIDDHARTHA. EINE INDISCHE DICHTUNG

      (New York): The New Classics Series (New Directions), (1951). First American Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper with a short, closed tear at the bottom front and a sunned spine. First English language Trade Edition, preceded only by New Direction's slipcased limited edition. First issue with "Patterson" on the verso of the half-title page. Translated from the German by Hilda Rosner. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Henry Miller on the front free endpaper: "To Mrs. Edna Liebmann/who, I hope, will/spread the good/news./Henry Miller/8/10/52." Laid in are two AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED (ALSs) by Miller to Liebmann with the original mailing envelopes addressed in Miller's hand from 1957 and 1958. Dustwrapper art by Alvin Lustig. One of this Nobel Prize winner's two famous and important novels, the other being of course STEPPENWOLF. Hesse based this book on the early life of Gautama Buddha. The story of a son rebelling against his father's teaching and traditions and eventually finding true enlightenment resonated with those maturing in the 1960s and 1970s making this title something of a cult classic. It was made into a beautiful film in 1972 by Conrad Rooks.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Cahiers Du Cinema Revue Mensuelle Du Cinéma Et Du Télécinéma: Nos. 1-5

      Les Editions De L'Etoile, Paris 1951 - Five issues. Uniform yellow photo-illustrated wrappers, lettered in black. Between 50 and 60 pp., profusely illustrated with b&w photographs throughout, advertisements at rear. A little light wear to corners and spines, spine glue detaching from contents in Nos. 4 and 5. L'Age Du Cinéma insert present in No. 4. A very nice set. First editions. THE FIRST FIVE ISSUES OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL CINEMA MAGAZINE EVER PUBLISHED. Since its inception more than sixty years ago, Cahiers Du Cinéma has been responsible for fundamental change in both the practice and the perception of cinema. Founded by film theorist and critic André Bazin in 1951, the magazine proudly laid out its manifesto from the outset, hailing cinema as an art form every bit as important as literature, music or painting, and according its practitioners the title of artist, not artiste. For sixty years it has championed the serious over the merely entertaining, the heroic failure over the safe success and, most importantly, a distinctive European voice over transatlantic homogeneity. The magazine's flavour is captured by its list of the 100 best films of all time, published in 2008. Citizen Kane and Night of the Hunter top a roll call otherwise dominated by European and World cinema, with an occasional nod to the likes of Howard Hawks and John Ford. It's quirkiness is characteristic of the magazine: there are the names you would expect to find (Bergman, Fellini, Dreyer) but the chosen films are surprising (Fanny and Alexander, Amarcord, and Gertrud are their respective entries). Cahiers Du Cinema was at its most influential in the late 1950s, when the magazine became the official headquarters of the young directors of the French New Wave: Truffaut, Chabrol, Godard, Rohmer and Rivette. Socially, politically and intellectually engaged, these directors were the engine room of La Nouvelle Vague , a movement which set the future course not just of European cinema, but also that of the American indie movement of the 1970s, whose leading lights were weaned on the films promoted and popularised by Cahiers. Political infighting led to dark days for the magazine in the early 1970s -- movies and Maoism don't mix -- and the magazine has always had a tendency to disappear up its own cul from time to time. But its faults notwithstanding, Cahiers remains the most influential and respected film magazine ever published. A lovely run of the first five issues of this magisterial publication -- the New Yorker of cinema.

      [Bookseller: Neil Pearson Rare Books]
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        LIST OF JAPANESE MAPS OF THE TOKUGAWA ERA, + SUPPLEMENTS A, B & C

      1951. Fine. BEANS, George H. A LIST OF JAPANESE MAPS OF THE TOKUGAWA ERA. Jenkintown: Tall Tree Library, 1951. 1/150 copies. Offered with SUPPLEMENT A. Jenkintown: Tall Tree Library, 1955. 1/100 copies. And, SUPPLEMENT B. Jenkintown: Tall Tree Library, 1958. 1/100 copies. And, SUPPLEMENT C. Jenkintown: Tall Tree Library, 1963. 1/100 copies. Four volumes, complete. Printed by The Anthoensen Press. Illustrated. Slim quartos: 51; 52; 66; 42 pp. Uniformly bound in brick cloth cloth with gilt-stamped titles to spine. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

      Boston: Little Brown & Company, 1951. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good binding/Very Good dust jacket. First Edition, First Printing of this high-point of 20th century fiction. This copy has new endpapers. The first issue dustjacket is not price-clipped. It has shelfwear to the bottom of the spine, and a small chip to the top of the spine, not affecting the titling. The black boards have some evidence of minor silverfishing. All in all, a presentable copy, albeit the new endpapers. Very Good binding / Very Good dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        Hangsaman

      Farrar Straus and Young, 1951. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Farrar Straus and Young, New York 1951. First Edition / First Printing. Publisher's logo present on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. Publisher's File Copy. Stamped ""File Copy Editorial Department"" at the front endpaper. Book Condition: Near Fine, light shelf wear, clean boards, clean pages, tight spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, original jacket priced at $3.00 at the front flap, shelf wear, short tears, light spots.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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