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        Social Choice and Individual Values

      New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and London: Chapman & Hall, Limited,, 1951. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine and upper cover lettered gilt, with a supplied dust jacket. Ownership stamp of the Nobel prize-winning economist Richard Stone to front free endpaper. Spine lightly faded at extremities; dust jacket with vertical fractures along spine, professionally reinforced with Japanese tissue, small chip to head of rear panel, evidence of library sticker to spine; a very good copy. First edition of Arrow's brilliant doctoral thesis, published as number 12 in the series of Cowles Commission Monographs. "Employing the notational system of symbolic logic, at the time unfamiliar to economists, Arrow proposed to solve a question in politics which no economist and few political scientists had ever posed: suppose all individuals can rank all states of the world in order of preference, is it possible to find a voting rule that will always select one of those states as 'most preferred'?

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        A unique collection of some first editions and other published works, alltogether about 105 titles

      Quarto. Different bindings, cloth bound, soft cover etc. Mostly good, pencil owner mark on fly front, some annotations in pencil on the last page. Books in Russian, English and other languages. Due to our computer system we are unfortunately not able to list the Russian titles. Please contact us for the complete list, as well as for the shipping costs. Deliveries in Germany cost EUR 50,- Europe: EUR and international destinations EUR 280, - SHORT LIST OF THE ENGLISH TITLES Speak, Memory. Original title: Conclusive Evidence. New York, The Universal Library, Grosset & Dunlap, 1951. 240 pp. Softcover. Bend Sinister. London, Weidenfeld, 2nd impression,1960. 212 pp. Hardcover.The Real Life of Sebastian Knight. A novel. London, Weidenfeld,1960. 192 pp. Hardcover. Nabokov's Dozen. Thirteen Stories. London, Penguin, 1960. 160 pp. Softcover. Pnin. London, Penguin Books, 1960. 160 pp. Softcover.The song of Igor's campaign. An epic of the Twelfth Century. Translated from Old Russian by Vladimir Nabokov. London, Weidenfeld, 1961. 136 pp. With the errata note. Hardcover.Nikolai Gogol. New York, New Directions, revised edition 1961. 172 pp, 5 pp. nn pages. Softcover, paperbook. Pale Fire. London, Weidenfeld, 2nd impression, 1962. 316 pp, 2 nn. pages. Hardcover Invitation to a beheading. London, Penguin, 1963. 192 pp. Softcover, paperback. First published in Berlin, 1935. Eugene Onegin. A novel in verse by Aleksandr Pushkin. Translated from the Russian, with a commentary by V. Nabokov. 4vols. Princeton Univ Press, Bollingen series LXXII, 1964.. 345 540 383, 109 pp + faksmile. Softcover. The Defense. New York, Popular Library, 1965. 254 pp. pocketbook. Originally appeared in the New Yorker.The Eye. New York, Phaedra, 1965. 114 pp., 1nn page. Hardcover. The binding slightly stained. The Gift. New Yorker, Panther, 1966. 334 pp. Softcover. First published, 1963.Despair. London, Weidenfeld, 1966. 222 pp. Hardcover. - Last page browned.The Waltz Invention. A play in three acts. New York, Phaedra, 1966. 112 pp. Hardcover. Speak Memory. An autobiography revisited by V.N. Revised edition first published in GB in 1967. London, Weidenfeld, 1967. 316 pp. Hardcover . Originally published under the title Conclusive Evidence, copyright 1944.King Queen Knave. Translated by Dmitri Nabokov in collaboration with the author. London, Weidenfeld. 1968. 272 pp, Blue Hardcover Nabokov's congeries. Selected with a critical introdruction by Page Stegner. New York, Viking Press, 1968. 536 pp. Hardcover ADA or ardour: A family chronicle. 2nd impression. New York, McGraw Hill, 1969.589 pp. Hardcover.Mary. A Novel. New York & al., McGraw Hill, 1970. 114 pp, Hardcover The Annotated Lolita. Edited, with preface, introduction and notes by Alfred Appel, Jr. New York, McGraw Hill, 1970. LXXVI, 441 pp. Hardcover. Criticism, reminiscences, translations and tributes. Edited by Alfred Appel Jr. and Charles Newman. Evanston, Northwestern University Press, 1970. 372 pp. With the supplementary notes. Hardcover. Three Russian Poets. Selections from Pushkin, Lermontov and Tyutchev. In new translations. Norfolk, The Poets of the Year. Reprint about 1970 of the edition 1944. 40 pp. Hardcover. A Hero of our Time, a novel by Mihal Lermontov. Translated by Vladimir Nabokov in collaboration with Dmitri Nabokov. New York, Doubleday Anchor, ca 1970, 210 pp. Softcover. Poems and Problems. New York & al., McGraw Hill, 1970. 218 pp, Hardcover Glory. New York & al., McGraw Hill, 1971. 262 pp, Hardcover Transparent Things. A novel. New York, McGraw Hill, 1972. 104 pp. Hardcover. Strong Opinions. New York et al., McGraw Hill, 1973. 336 pp. Hardcover. A Russian Beauty and other stories. New York, McGraw Hill, 1973. 268 pp. Hardcover. Lolita a screenplay by Vladimir Nabokov. New York, McGraw Hill, 1974. XIII, 213 pp. Hardcover Look at the Harlequins. London, Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1974. 253 pp. Hardcover. Tyrants destroyed and other stories. New York & al. McGraw Hill, 1975. 238 pp. Hardcover without DJ. Details of a Sunset and other stories. New York & al. McGraw Hill, 1976. 180 pp. Hardcover without DJ. Bodenstein, Jürgen. The Excitement of Verbal Adventure. A study of Vladimir Nabokov's English Prose. 2 volumes. Heidelberg, private print, 1977. 458 pp. (volume I), about 220 nn pages (volume II). = dissertation Blue Evenings in Berlin. Nabokov's Short Stories of the 1920s. Edited by Marina Turkevich Naumann. New York, NY University Press, 1978. XVI, 254 pp. Hardcover. The Nabokov-Wilson Letters. Correspondance between Vladimir Nabokov and Edmund Wilson, 1940-1971. Edited, Annotated and with an Introdcutory Essay by Simon Karlinsky. New York, Harper, 1979. 346 pp. Hardcover. Lectures on Russian Literature. Edited by Fredson Bowers. Introduction by John Updike .New York et al. , Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1980. XXVII, 385 pp. Hardcover Aleksandr Pushkin. Eugene Onegin. A novel in verse. Translated from the Russian, with a commentary by V. Nabokov. 2 vols. Princeton Univ Press, Bollingen series LXXII, 1981. 334 547 383, 109 pp. Softcover. Lectures on Russian Literature. Edited with an introduction by Fredson Bowers. New York et al. , Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1981. XX, 324 pp., 4 nn pages. Hardcover Lectures on Don Quixote. Edited by Fredson Bowers. Introduction by Guy Davenport. New York et al. , Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1983. XX, 220pp. Hardcover. The Man from the USSR and Other Plays. With two essays on the drama. Introductions and translations by Dmitri Nabokov. New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984. 342 pp. Hardcover. The Enchanter. Translated by Dmitri Nabokov. New York, Vintage international, 1991. 109 pp, 2 nn pp. Softcover. Collected Stories. London, Penguin, 1997. 664 pp., 2 nn. pages. Softcover. First published in the USA by Alfred Knopf, 1995.Vladimir Nabokov. Selected letters. 1940-1977. Edited by Dmitri Nabokov and Matthew J. Bruccoli. Orlando, Harcourt et al., 1989. XXVI, 582 pp. Hardcover. Pencil notes on last pages, index of recipients. Former library copy. Boyd, Brian. Vladimir Nabokov. The Russian Years. Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1990. 523 525-783 pp The American Years. XIV, 663pp. loose in 3 files. Pre printed unbound copy, This has never been and official or authorized biography.Dmitri Nabokov tried repeatedly to square Boyds need for information. Nabokov's Butterflies. Unpublished and uncollected writings. New translations from the Russian by Dmitri Nabokov. Edited and annotated by Brian Boyd and Robert Michael Pyle. London, Allen Lane / The Penguin Press, 2000. 783 pp. Softcover. The Originals of Laura. (Dying is fun). Edited by Dmitri Nabokov. New York, Knopf 2009. 278 pp.Hardcover. Letters to Vera. Translated and edited by Olga Voronina and Brian Boyd.London, Penguin Classics, 2014. LXI, 798 pp. Hardcover. Secondary literature: Nabokov. L'Arc revue trisemestrielle. 7th year. Aix-en-Provence. Printemps 1964. 100 pp. Softcover. Cover photo by Horst Tappe, 6 photographical black/white cut bookcovers enclosed. Stegner, Page. Escape into Aesthetics: The Art of Vladimir Nabokov. New York, Dial Press, 1966. XII,161 pp. Hardcover. Dembo, L.S. Nabokov The man and his work. The University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, 1967. X, 282 pp. Softcover.Field, Andrew. Nabokov. His Life in Art. A critical narrative. Boston, Little Brown, 1967. 397 pp. Hardcover.Proffer, Carl. R. Keys to Lolita. London, Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 1968. 160 pp. Hardcover. Moynahan, Julian. Vladimir Nabokov. Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 1971. 48 pp. Softcover. Field, Andrew. Nabokov. A Bibliography. New York et al., McGrawHill, 1973. XXIV, 250 pp. Hardcover.- Broken hinge. Mason, Bobbie Ann. Nabokov's Garden. A guide to ADA. Ann Arbor, Ardis, 1974. 196 pp. Softcover. Proffer, Carl R. A book of Things about Vladimir Nabokov. Ann Arbor, Ardis, 1974. 305 pp. Softcover. Grabes, Herbert. Erfundene Biographien. Vladimir Nabokovs englische Romane. Tübingen, Niemeyer, 1975. 130 pp. Softcover. Quenell,Peter. Vladimir Nabokov. A tribute. His life, his work, his world. New York, Morrow, 1980, 140pp. Hardcover. Pifer, Ellen. Nabokov and the novel. Cambride Mass., Harvard, 1980. 198 pp. Hardcover Davydov. Sergej. Teksty Matreski Vladimira Nabokova. München, Sagner, 1982. 252 pp. 1nn page. Softcover.Field, Andrew. VN. The life and art of Vladimir Nabokov. London, Macdonald Queen Anne Press, 1987. 418 pp. Hardcover. First English edition, 1986 in the US published.Hüllen, Christopher. Der Tod im Werk Vladimir Nabokovs Terra Incognita. München, Saur, 1990. 254 pp. Softcover. , Dissertation, Köln.?. ?. ???????. PRO ET CONTRA. ????????: ?. ?. ???????. ?????????. ???????? ? ????????? ????????? ????????. 2 volumes.Izd. Russk. Christ. Human. Inst. St. Peterburg, 1997. 976 pp., 1060 pp. Hardcover.Lüdtke, Martin und Delf Schmidt. (Hrsg.)Vladimir Nabokov. Literaturmagazin No. 40. Hamburg, Rowohlt, 1997. 204 pp. Softcover. - Diverse contributions, with a rediscovered tale. Reich-Ranicki, Marcel. Vladimir Nabokov. Aufsätze. Frankfurt, Fischer, 1998. 140, 2 nn. pp. Softcover.Rippl, Daniela. Vladimir Nabokov. Sein Leben in Bildern und Texten. Berlin, Alexander Fest Verlag,1998. 208 pp. Hardcover. Maar, Michael. Warum Nabokov Harry Potter gemocht hätte. Berlin, Berlin Verlag, 2002. 185 pp. Hardcover.Boyd, Brian. Stalking Nabokov. Selected Essays. New York, Columbia University Press, 2011. XVI, 452 pages. Hardcover. The Vladimir Nabokov Research Newsletter / The Nabokovian. Editor Stephen Jan Parker, / University of Kansas Vladimir Nabokov Society. Number 1 Fall 1978 until Number 37, Fall 1996, 37 numbers, complete.

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        THE DEAD LETTER FILE FROM ALCATRAZ PRISON, 1951-1962

      A small archive of 28 letters, 12 post cards and miscellaneous ephemera and clippings from the Dead Letter Office at Alcatraz Prison, San Francisco Bay, dated from 1951 to 1962. The correspondence is addressed to inmates, both real and imagined, and to the postmaster at Alcatraz. A few of the letters were spurious or hoaxes, in which the correspondents used the Alcatraz return address, and when deemed undeliverable, they were sent to Alcatraz. Included among the post cards are several addressed to Alcatraz Postmaster Jean Long, seeking cancelled stamps from unusual places. Overall condition is very good to fine.

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        Southern Cross. A Novel of the South Seas. With a Review of Stories in Pictures from Earliest Times.

      Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie Press, 1951. Undetermined. very good. 1st edition. 255pp. Square duodecimo, bound in original black boards with red cloth spine lettered in gilt, and silhouette red decoration to the front cover. Inscribed by Laurence Hyde in blue ink on the ffep to Evelyn Stefansson - wife of Arctic explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson and an author, lecturer, patron of the arts, philanthropist and psychotherapist in her own right - with his letter to the same (on a sheet of National Film Board of Canada stationary) laid in. very good An unusual association copy of this classic wordless woodcut novel about an island in the South Pacific. Introduction by Rockwell Kent. 1951

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        THE SANDS OF MARS

      London: Sidgwick and Jackson Limited, [1951]. First edition. Some foxing to top edge, endpapers and prelims, a very good to nearly fine copy in a bright nearly fine dust jacket with some mild shelf wear to corners and spine ends, with a little dust soiling to rear panel. (13924). Octavo, boards. Signed by Clarke on the front free endpaper. The author's second SF book.

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        PRINCE CASPIAN

      Bles 1951 - First edition. 8vo. Original blue cloth with silver titles, in pictorial dustwrapper designed by Pauline Baynes. A near fine copy, touch of sunning to the top edge, in a very fine dustwrapper which just has a short closed tear to the upper panel and a trace of wear to the head of the spine, but is unusually crisp and bright. Endpapers, colour frontispiece and numerous full page line drawings by Pauline Baynes. The second in the Narnia series. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Probleme der Lyrik. Vortrag in der Universität Marburg am 21.August 1951.

      Wiesbaden, Limes Verlag, 1951 - 48 Seiten die Broschur gering berieben, ansonsten sauber und frisch, auf dem Vorsatz von Benn persönlich gewidmet, signiert und datiert (IX/51), mit dieser Schrift wurde Benn erstmals nach 1945 in der deutschen Öffentlichkeit wieder wahrgenommen und bestimmte die Lyrik-Diskussionen für einige Jahre. Gottfried Benn (* 2. Mai 1886 in Mansfeld, Brandenburg - + 7. Juli 1956 in Berlin) war ein deutscher Arzt, berühmter Dichter und Essayist. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 650 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Le diable et le bon dieu

      first edition, one of the eighty copys numbered on the verge of Holland paper, drawing of head. Small restoration at the foot of the back, if not very beautiful copy. Paris 1951 12x19cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Les chapelles de Toutankhamon. Fasc. 1 & 2 (complete set)

      IFAO, Le Caire 1951 - Extremely rare complete set of 2 fascicles bound in one. Mémoires publiés par les membres de l'Institut français d'archéologie orientale 72, IFAO, Le Caire, 1951. First edition. Folio, 79 pages, 22 plates. Brown half-leather. From the library of Egyptologist Otto Schaden, with his signature. A few pencil notes. Otherwise a fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Max Bill: ohne Anfang, ohne Ende

      max bill war der berühmteste bauhausschüler in dessau und nachdem das bauhaus von den NAZIs geschlossen wurde, baute und leitete er von 1951 - 56 die hochschule für gestaltung in ulm ab 1952 war er rektor und leiter der abteilung architektur und produktform. 1967-74 professor an der staatlichen hochschule für bildende künste, hamburg, lehrstuhl für umweltgestaltung ! die 2. ehefrau war angela thomas, die sehr gute bücher über max bill geschrieben hat und schreibt !! ihr jetziger Ehemann rich schmid, Regisseur, hat den erfolgreichen kinofilm "max bill das absolute augenmass" gedreht !! Erstausgabe von der Vernissage im MARTa Herford ohne Signatur !

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        La Comédie Animale. Trois Nobles Bêtes.

      Vialetay 1951 - Paris, éditions Vialetay, 1951. In-folio, en feuilles sous étui, chemise de paille tissée et couverture rempliée, 180 pp. Tirage limité numéroté à 256 exemplaires tous signés par Demaison et Denis, celui-ci étant un des 40 sur Rives à la forme comprenant une suite en bistre avec remarques sur Rives. Ouvrage illustré de 20 eaux-fortes in et hors texte, dont une à double page en frontispice par Odette Denis. Envoi de l'auteur et de l'illustrateur au docteur Pingat. Etui et dos de la chemise roussi, piqûres sur la couverture, quelques rares rousseurs en début et fin de volume. Cet ouvrage comprend trois récits: "Sola la panthère", "Napo l'aigle de Guinée" et "Hanta reine des éléphants". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Alice in Wonderland production cel and master pan production background set-up. "I warn you, child... if I lose my temper, you lose your head!

      Hollywood: Walt Disney,, 1951. Original hand-painted and hand-inked images featuring Alice, The King of Hearts and The Queen of Hearts, all trimmed to the cel outline. Height 12.8, 10.7 and 17.2 cm respectively. Mounted on a hand-painted master pan production background of the Queens garden. 85 x 29.2 cm. The King is affixed to the background itself, while the Queen and Alice are on an acetate overlay with another acetate overlay on top to protect them. The overlays are held in place with black tape along the border and there is slight paint separation in Alice's leg and apron. Otherwise this stunning set-up is in excellent condition. This image appears in the original animation of Alice in Wonderland at the 1:12:00 mark. The background is marked "2069 Seq. 12.0 Sc 8.1" in the right margin.

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        A List of Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era - 4 Vols ( cplt)

      Published by Tall Tree Library, Jenkintown, 1951 - 1963. Fol. , Leinen A List of Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era ( 1951 ) + Supplement A ( 1955) + Supplement B ( 1958) + Supplement C ( 1963 ) . 4 Vols, fine textclean copys. 158 Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Prince Caspian.

      Geoffrey Bles. 1951. - First edition. 8vo. 195pp. Dark blue boards with silver gilt lettering to spine. Pictorial dustwrapper by Pauline Baynes. A fine copy with unmarked boards. No inscriptions. A couple of tiny spots to edges. The very good+/near fine dustwrapper has a couple of closed tears and some light wear to extremities. No toning to wrapper panel on spine. Original price of 10s6dnet on front flap. Rare in such condition. The second Narnia novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gesammelte Werke. Band 1-78. Mischauflage. 78 Bände. ca. 1951-1995

      Zusammen ca. 38000 Seiten. 8 , gebundene Ausgabe Grüne OLwd. m. mont. farbigem Deckelbild u. dekorativer Rückengoldprägung. 1. Durch die Wüste / 2. Durchs wilde Kurdistan / 3. Von Bagdad nach Stambul / 4. In den Schluchten des Balkan / 5. Durch das Land der Skipetaren / 6. Der Schut / 7. Winnetou I. / 8. Winnetou II. / 9. Winnetou III. / 10. Sand des Verderbens / 11. Am Stillen Ozean / 12. Am Rio de la Plata / 13. In den Kordilleren / 14. Old Surehand I. / 15. Old Surehand II / 16. Menschenjäger / 17. Der Mahdi / 18. Im Sudan / 19. Kapitän Kaiman / 20. Felsenburg / 21. Krüger Bei / 22. Satan und Ischariot / 23. Auf fremden Pfaden / 24. Weihnacht / 25. Am Jenseits / 26. Der Löwe der Blutrache / 27. Bei den Trümmern von Babylon / 28. Im Reiche des silbernen Löwen / 29. Das versteinerte Gebet / 30. Und Friede auf Erden / 31. Ardistan / 32. Der Mir von Dschinnistan / 33. Winnetous Erben / 34. Ich / 35. Unter Geiern / 36. Der Schatz im Silbersee / 37. Der Ölprinz / 38. Halbblut / 39. Das Vermächtnis des Inka / 40. Der blaurote Methusalem / 41. Die Sklavenkarawane / 42. Der alte Dessauer / 43. Aus dunklem Tann / 44. Der Waldschwarze / 45. Zepter und Hammer / 46. Die Juweleninsel / 47. Professor Vitzliputzli / 48. Das Zauberwasser / 49. Lichte Höhen / 50. In Mekka / 51. Schloss Rodriganda / 52. Die Pyramide des Sonnengottes / 53. Benito Juarez / 54. Trapper Geierschnabel / 55. Der sterbende Kaiser / 56. Der Weg nach Waterloo / 57. Das Geheimnis des Marabut / 58. Der Spion von Ortry / 59. Die Herren von Greifenklau / 60. Allah il Allah! / 61. Der Derwisch / 62. Im Tal des Todes / 63. Zobeljäger und Kosak / 64. Das Buschgespenst / 65. Der Fremde aus Indien / 66. Der Peitschenmüller / 67. Der Silberbauer / 68. Der Wurzelsepp / 69. Ritter und Rebellen / 70. Der Waldläufer / 71. Old Firehand / 72. Schacht und Hütte / 73. Der Habicht / 74. Der verlorene Sohn / 75. Sklaven der Schande / 76. Der Eremit / 77. Die Kinder des Herzogs / 78. Das Rätsel von Miramare. Die Bände sind alle in einem guten bis sehr gutem Zustand. Ein Bd. originalverp., laut Vorbesitzer: 1 x gelesen!

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        Petrusmok

      Standard printing establisment, Port-Louis 1951, 12,5x17cm, relié. - Standard printing establisment, Port-Louis 1951, 12,5x17cm, relié. - Edizione originale stampato in 400 copie numerate. la metà di rilegatura ... autografo prezioso firmato da Malcom de Chazal Roger Caillois. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à 400 exemplaires numérotés. Reliure en demi maroquin noir, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, filet doré sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier marron, couvertures conservées, tête dorée, reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Malcolm de Chazal à Roger Caillois que Malcolm a erronément orthographié Roger Callois.  

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        Search After Sunrise - SIGNED and inscribed to the dedicatee in the year of publication

      Macmillan, 1951. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Macmillan in 1951. SIGNED and inscribed by the Author to the front endpaper to the dedicatee, Agatha Harrison (to Agatha/her book, with love/from Vera/November, 1951/). A very good+ book without inscriptions. Some browning to the spine and some wear to the corners. In a very good unclipped wrapper with some wear and tear to the spine tips and to the corners and edges. Agatha Harrison was a Quaker and a close friend of Gandhi who contributed significantly to the peaceful transfer of power from the British to the independent governments of India and Pakistan. A wonderful association copy of a book rarely found signed.

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        ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

      New York: Works Publishing Co., 1951. Fourteenth printing of the first edition, July, 1951. Dark blue cloth with blind-stamped title on front, gilt lettering on spine. name and address in ink on verso of front free endpaper, else a very clean, tight, unworn, near fine copy, in the ORIGINAL dustjacket, slightly worn, with several small patched pieces on the reverse top edge, still colorful.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good - Plus.

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        Building Plans and Elevation for Dant and Russell Sales Co. (Wholesale Lumber), at SW of Custer St. 211' SE of Quint, Lot 89'-0" x 104'-6", San Francisco. Current address 1455 Custer Ave

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, August 1951. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size 17" x 22". 7 sheets. Job #229. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

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        God and Man At Yale

      Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1951. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition, fifth printing. Signed by William F. Buckley, inscribed "AMDG for Father Joseph Smith, with best wishes" AMDG being the Jesuit byword for the greater glory of God. With a church stamp below. In Very Good condition. Light mottling to cloth, light fraying at corners. A very nice copy, signed by William F. Buckley.

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        Jerusalem The Emanation of the Giant Albion

      4to. London: Trianon Press for the William Blake Trust, [1951]. 4to, (6), ix text, and 100 pochoir colorplates. Blue buckram, gilt title. Very good copy in a new slipcase. Limited to 516 copies. The definitive facsimile of one of Blake?s greatest works and the first of the magnificent series of facsimiles created by the Trianon Press of Blake?s illuminated books. The Preludium is by Joseph Wicksteed and the Bibliographical Statement by Geoffrey Keynes. Bentley 78. "Blake's etched copperplates, giving the text of his poem and the basis of the designs, were printed by him in a rich orange ink and were then illuminated by hand in water colours and gold. The etched base has now been reproduced by collotype in orange and the prints have then been coloured by hand by a stencilling process, so that the final result bears the closest possible resemblance to Blake's original plates. An average of forty-four applications of water colours was required for each full page illustration, of which there are four. Of the remainder, fifty-one have some text with designs filling half the page or more, and thirty-five have text with small marginal decorations.". (Introduction)

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        Hard Not to be King

      New York: House of Books, Ltd, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition. Copy number 138 of a limited 300 copies, signed by Robert Frost. Very Good with heavy fading to cloth at spine, and foxing to top edge of page block. Else a rather nice copy lacking the un-printed tissue dust jacket.

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        Frank Lloyd Wright Business Card, Circa 1951

      A business card from Frank Lloyd Wright's San Francisco office, belonging to Aaron Green, circa 1951. On a visit in 1951 to Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright's home and studio near Scottsdale, Arizona, Aaron Green mentioned that he was planning to relocate his architectural practice to San Francisco. To his surprise, Wright suggested a joint venture. Wright had good reason for wanting to establish a satellite office there: he had several houses and a store in various stages of planning or completion, and prospects were favorable for obtaining more work, including a bridge across San Francisco Bay. For Green, the association offered a way to formalize his relationship with Wright while continuing to develop his independent practice. During that time, Wright and Green worked together on the V.C. Morris Gift Shop (Wright's only commercial project) and Wright's last major project, the Marin County Civic Center, among others. Green, who had been an apprentice at Taliesin, was responsible for carrying the Marion County Civic Center project to completion after Wright's death in 1959. Included is a contemporary business card from Aaron Green Architects. A fascinating piece of ephemera linking Wright and one of his most important associates. 3.5 x 2 inches. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The Catcher in the Rye

      London: Hamish Hamilton, 1951. A first edition, first printing published by Hamish Hamilton in 1951. A very good+ book with one name to the front endpaper. Some light browning to the spine tips. IN a very good+ unclipped wrapper. Some light chipping to the spine tips and corners. Small circular stain to the rear panel. Two small closed tears. Rare.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        THE SILVER LOCUSTS

      London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1951.. Octavo, boards. First British edition. This edition of THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES includes for the first time "The Fire Balloons" and omits "Usher II." Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-32. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 255. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 3. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1348-52. Minute bumps to upper corner tips, a fine copy in fine dust jacket with 8 mm closed tear at upper edge of front panel and a remarkably clean rear panel. A sharp copy. (#140699)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        The Lagoon & other stories

      Caxton Press 1951 - Several marks over the DJ, minor loss from top and bottom of the spine, spine heavily tanned. Internals are clean and the spine is firm. DJ is now in archival Raeco wrapper. There is a ¿Modern Books Dunedin¿ booksellers label on the inside front cover. This is the book that saved Janet Frame from a leucotomy while incarcerated in a home for the bewildered. It was her first published work. Her next published book was ¿Owls Do Cry¿ in 1957. She is still considered New Zealand¿s greatest post WWII author. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: FiSHWiSHING]
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        Molloy

      Paris: Les Amis des Éditions de Minuit,, 1951. Octavo. Original paper wrappers, titles to spine and front cover printed in black, all edges untrimmed. Text printed in French. Slight creasing to spine, occasional creasing to head of pages, gatherings unopened, an excellent copy. First edition, first impression, number 107 of 500 copies issued thus; a further 50 were printed on handmade paper. The first English translation was published in 1955.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE PUPPET MASTERS

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1951. First edition. A near fine copy, some light darkening to text block in a very good plus dust jacket which has the lavender background color to the front panel no longer present and on the spine panel the yellow color of the publisher and publishers symbol has faded somewhat, touch of edge rubbing, mild narrow stain to head of spine panel from old cello-tape (since removed). (10515). Octavo, cloth. Filmed in 1994 with Donald Sutherland. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-205. Pringle: Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels #4.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Mystery In Space #1 1951-DC-Frank Frazetta art-First issue-comic book

      DC 1951 - -Knights Of The Galaxy -FRANK FRAZETTA art. -Some chips off cover around edges, tape on and inside cover. Complete, no restoration. Condition: G/VG

      [Bookseller: DTA Collectibles]
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        Document Signed, 9 pp, 4to, August 28, 1950, New York City

      - The document is an agreement signed by both, between Paramount Pictures and Ferenc Molnár, parties of the first; Preston Sturges, Harry Rigby and Hugh Martin, parties of the second. "Ferenc Molnar?is the author of a well-known play entitled 'The Good Fairy.' PARAMOUNT PICTURES CORPORATION has succeeded to certain stage-producing rights concerning said Play. The Adaptors wish to make a Musical Play from said Play, and the Manager desires to obtain the sole and exclusive license to produce and present said Musical Play throughout the world." Signed by Preston Sturges, and Ferenc Molnár. Also signed by Harry Rigby (producer), Hugh Martin (music & lyrics) and other studio parties. Also initialed by Sturges and Molnár in numerous places for royalties, amendments, etc. Sturges wrote a screenplay based on Molnár's play, "A jó tündér," retitled as "The Good Fairy, " which was directed by William Wyler and starred Margaret Sullivan, Herbert Marshall, Frank Morgan and Reginald Owen. Sturges' screenplay later became the basis for the 1951 Broadway musical, "Make a Wish." The play opened on April 18, 1951 at the Winter Garden Theatre, where it ran for 102 performances. The cast included Nanette Fabray, Stephen Douglass, Helen Gallagher, Melville Cooper and Harold Lang. Stapled wraps are slightly toned along edge with short tear, otherwise, fine. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Schulson Autographs, Ltd.]
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        God and Man At Yale

      Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1951. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition, fifth printing. Signed by William F. Buckley, inscribed "AMDG for Father Joseph Smith, with best wishes" AMDG being the Jesuit byword for the greater glory of God. With a church stamp below. In Very Good condition. Light mottling to cloth, light fraying at corners. A very nice copy, signed by William F. Buckley.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Memoirs of Herbert Hoover (all three volumes)

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1951 and 1952 . Two reprints and one first edition. All three volumes of this complete set of The Memoirs of Herbert Hoover are in fine to very good+ conditions in their respective dust jackets. Each volume is a small quarto measuring 9 1/8 by 6 inches bound in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with a facsimile of the President's signature on the front boards. Each volume is signed by President Hoover on the first free end page. Details for each volume follows: The Memoirs of Herbert Hoover 1874-1920 Years of Adventure is an eighth printing in near fine condition in a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with light wear and rubbing to the upper edge of the spine area. It is signed by Hoover and inscribed to Edmund F. Mansure who was appointed to head the Government Services Agency by Eisenhower on the first free end page. The second volume in the set is The Memoirs of Herbert Hoover 1920-1933 The Cabinet And The Presidency is a second printing in near fine condition in very good+ unclipped dust jacket with light wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area. It is signed by Hoover without an inscription on the first free end page. The third volume is a first edition of The Memoirs of Herbert Hoover 1929-1941 The Great Depression which is in very good+ condition due to appears at the lower fore corner of all pages in the margins. The dust jacket is in very good condition, it is not price clipped and suffers from the dampness stain noted above. This volume is also signed by the President on the first free end page without an inscription.

      [Bookseller: Town's End Books]
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        The End of the Affair - a superb copy

      Heinemann, 1951. Hardcover. Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1951. A fine book without inscriptions. Internally very clean indeed. The faintest mark to the top edge of the pages. In a nearly fine unclipped wrapper with ABSOLUTELY NO LOSS to the wrapper. Two minor nicks and a hint of some light handling marks to the rear panel. The best copy you could wish to find.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Studia Anselmiana. Philosophica, Theologica. Ed. a Prof. Inst. Pont. S. Anselmi de Urbe.

      Rom, Herder, 1951 - 1992. 75 Bde. der Reihe gebunden in 72 Bdn. Gr.-8°. Hln. Ln. ab. Bd. 66 Orig.-Kart. (Bibl.-Expl. m. R.-Sign., Besitzvermerk a. Tit.-Rückseite). vorhanden sind: 1-6, 17-20, 24-25, 27-28, 29, 31, 32, 34, 35, 36, 39-52, 54, 56, 58-64, 66-76, 79, 80, 81, 82, 84-93, 95, 96, 101-107 Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lehmann-Dronke]
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        The Catcher in the Rye

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company,, 1951. Octavo. Original black cloth, gilt lettered spine. With the dust jacket. Housed in a custom red cloth solander box with a gilt-lettered white paper label to the front panel. Tips slightly bumped, a couple of faint marks to covers; an excellent copy in the unusually bright jacket with spine panel entirely unfaded, tiny chips to spine ends, minor tape residue to flaps, 10 cm closed tear to rear panel. First edition, first printing, of one of the great American novels of the 20th century.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Long, Long Trailer

      New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1951. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. 8vo. 2538pp. Red cloth, yellow title on spine. Top edge yellow. We note only a trace of wear to the spine tips and corners, else this is a fine bright copy. The dustjacket is not clipped and shows the original price of $3.00. It is worn along the spine tips with slight loss, the spine appears lightly sunned, else it is near fine. Author's first full-length book, and the basis for the MGM movie. It is the true and very funny tale of the trailer that grew and grew until it became a fearsome monster. Jacket illustration by Paul Galdone.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        The Rose Tattoo

      New Directions, New York 1951 - 144 pp. Price of $3.00 on front flap of jacket. First issue as per Ahearn (APG 011a). Signed by the author on the title page. A Near Fine book with mild rubbing to the edges of the boards and light age toning to the top of the textblock in a Very Good dust jacket with some splitting to the folds. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Evening Star Books]
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        Winnetou, I. Band

      Karl - May - Verlag, Bamberg 1951 - In deutscher Sprache. 567 S. pages. 17,5 x 10,5 cm [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hans Wäger]
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        THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1951. First edition. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to extremities, some spotting to verso of jacket with light show through at rear panel. An attractive, superior example of this book which is uncommon in this condition. (19900). Octavo. cloth. Preceded the British edition that has textual differences. Runner-up for the 1952 International Fantasy Award. "... compares favorably to H. G. Wells' catastrophe novels, especially with THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, to which it bears some striking resemblance's." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature, p. 506. Basis for two films, a 1962 feature film and a 1981 made for television movie. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-199. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 5.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        The Day of the Triffids

      Michael Joseph, 1951 Contemporary previous owner's inscription to front paste-down, which is covered by dust jacket; corners of front board lightly bumped; light toning to edges. Corners of original and unclipped dust jacket are rubbed with a little loss, a couple of tears to top and bottom of hinges of front and rear panels; marks to top and bottom of rear panel and minor loss to spine tips. A very good copy of a science fiction classic.

      [Bookseller: Fine Book Cellar]
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