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        La grand'route

      Edition illustrated with 27 original lithographs by André Minaux, printed in 120 numbered copies on Vélin d'Arches.Small spots (not serious) to the spine of the chemise, a tear to foot of the slipcase, otherwise a good copy without foxing. Bibliophiles et graveurs d'aujourd'hui Paris 1952 26x33cm en feuilles sous chemise et étui

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        Decisive Moment

      , 1952. 1952. First Edition . Signed. CARTIER-BRESSON, Henri. The Decisive Moment. New York: Simon and Schuster, (1952). Folio, original pictorial boards, original dust jacket. Original laid-in caption booklet. $9200.First edition in English, published simultaneously with the French, wonderfully inscribed on the title page by him,

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        Autres Visages d'Acteurs. WITH: Three subsequent works.

      , 1952. 1952. First Edition . LE PRAT, Thérèse. Autres Visages d

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        South Pacific: Original Script

      1952 South Pacific original play script. SIGNED by actor Fredd Wayne, who starred in the play in London with Mary Martin. Also included is a signed letter from Mary Martin to Wayne AND a photo from South Pacific, also signed by Wayne. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Autograph picture postcard signed.

      Stockholm, 11. XI. 1952. - Oblong 8vo. 1 page. With typed envelope. To General Hans R. Lorenz, written a few days before he died. - Accompanied by a printed lettercard by the Hedin siblings, thanking for condolence.

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        Ich sah und schnitt in Holz. [Nummeriertes Exemplar].

      Hamburg, Paul Hartung, 1952. Groß-8°. 23,5 cm. Unpaginiert. Original-Pappband, gebunden. Nummer 175 von 300 nummerierten Exemplaren. Söhn 474 M. Mit 41 (inklusive Titel) Original-Holzschnitten. Beiliegend Karte mit signierter Widmung von Titus Felixmüller, dem Sohn von Conrad Felixmüller. Einband wenig angestaubt, winziger Eintrag auf Innendeckel. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Number 175 of 300 copies of the limited edition with 41 woodcuts. Original hardcover. Cover lightly spotted. Nearly fine condition. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Künstlerbuch / artist`s book; Original-Holzschnitt / original woodcut

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        Old Man and the Sea

      1952. First Edition . HEMINGWAY, Ernest. The Old Man and the Sea. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. Octavo, original blue cloth, original dust jacket. $4200.First edition of Hemingway's classic story of Santiago and his epic battle with the marlin and the sharks, winning him the Pulitzer Prize in 1953 and contributing to his award of the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature.William Faulkner, who reviewed The Old Man and the Sea for the magazine Shenandoah, called the novel Hemingway's best: ""Time may show it to be the best single piece of any of us. I mean his and my contemporaries"" (Baker, 593-94). ""Here is the master technician once more at the top of his form, doing superbly what he can do better than anyone else"" (New York Times). In this short novel Hemingway perfected the minimalist style that he had been honing and refining throughout his career. While working on it he wrote to Scribner, ""This is the prose that I have been working for all my life that should read easily and simply and seem short and yet have all the dimensions of the visible world and the world of a man's spirit. It is as good prose as I can write as of now"" (Letters, 738). With Scribner's ""A"" beneath copyright notice. First-edition dust jacket, with no mention of the Nobel Prize. Hanneman A24a. Book with faint staining to cloth, bright price-clipped dust jacket with only light rubbing. A handsome near-fine copy.

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        Images à la Sauvette

      , 1952. 1952. First Edition . Signed. (BALENCIAGA, Cristobal) CARTIER-BRESSON, Henri. Images à la Sauvette. Paris: Éditions Verve, (1952). Folio, original pictorial boards. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $12,500.First edition in French of

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        Autres Visages d'Acteurs. WITH: Three subsequent works.

      1952. First Edition . LE PRAT, Thérèse. Autres Visages dÂ’Acteurs. WITH: Le Masque et lÂ’Humain. WITH: Un Seul Visage en ses Metamorphoses. WITH: En Votre Gravité Visages. Paris: Arts et Métiers Graphiques / La Colombe / Plon / Vilo, 1952-66. Four volumes. Slim folio (11 by 14-1/2 inches), original bindings, one in original dust jacket. Original 8-1/2 by 11 inch silver-gelatin print. Housed together in a custom clamshell box. $3800.First editions of Le PratÂ’s four separate photo-essays on dramatic facial expressions, together containing 190 striking full-page héliogravures, two copies inscribed to art critic Raymond Charmet. Accompanied by an original silver-gelatin print from negative.In 1931, violinist Thérèse Le Prat became a professional photographer, adopting a philosophy of photographer as ethnographer, and claiming the theater as her territory. Throughout her career, she created these four photobooks on emotional facial expressions. In 190 wonderful life-size portraits, Le Prat captures a variety of famous faces painted in a number of dramatic modes, among them Marcel Marceau, Pierre Verry, Jean Marais, and Silvia Monfort. Texts in French. The recipient of two of these works is art critic Raymond Charmet, editor of the Concise Encyclopedia of Modern Art (1972). This set is accompanied by a beautiful original silver-gelatin head-shot of Claire Motte, “Ces yeux clairs transpercent,” with Le PratÂ’s studio stamp on the verso. Books near-fine, with only minor shelf-wear. Original print fine. Dust jacket on Le Masque et lÂ’Humain with some wear.

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        40 Key Questions

      , 1952. 1952. First Edition . Signed. HOOVER, Herbert. 40 Key Questions About Our Foreign Police Answered by Herbert Hoover. Scarsdale, New York: Updegraff, (1952). Octavo, original green cloth, original dust jacket. $2200.First edition of Hoover's 1952 collection of speeches and correspondence on the ""Great Debate"" and the perils of communism, signed on the half title by President Hoover, in scarce dust jacket.This timely volume assembles printings of major speeches and select correspondence by Hoover on the threat of world communism, including his June 29, 1941 address,

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        Great books of the western world. Complete in 54 volumes.

      - Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1952 (1st edition, 24th printing). , Hardcover. (Encyclopaedia Britannica 1-54) *some bookblocks stained, oterhwise good condition* Volumes 1-3: introductory volumes, Volume 4: Homer, Volume 5: Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Volume 6: Herodotus, Thucydides, Volume 7: Plato, Volume 8 & 9: Aristotle, Volume 10: Hippocrates, Galen, Volume 11: Euclid, Archimedes, Appolonius, Nicomachus, Volume 12: Lucretius, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, Volume 13: Virgil, Volume 14: Plutrarch, Volume 15: Tacitus, Volume 16: Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler, Volume 17: Plotinus, Volume 18: Augustine, Volume 19 & 20: Thomas Aquinas, Volume 21: Dante, Volume 22: Chaucer, Volume 23: Machiavelli, Hobbes, Volume 24: Rabelais, Volume 25: Montaigne, Volume 26 & 27: Shakespeare, Volume 28: Gilbert, Galileio, Harvey, Volume 29: Cervantes, Volume 30: Francis Bacon, Volume 31: Descartes, Spinoza, Volume 32: Milton, Volume 33: Pascal, Volume 34: Newton, Huygens, Volume 35: Locke, Berkely, Hume, Volume 36: Swift, Sterne, Volume 37: Fielding, Volume 38: Montesquieu, Rousseau, Volume 39: Adam Smith, Volume 40 & 41: Gibbon, Volume 42: Kant, Volume 43: J.S. Mill, Volume 44: Boswell, Volume 45: Lavoisier, Fourier, Faraday, Volume 46: Hegel, Volume 47: Goethe, Volume 48: Melville, Volume 49: Darwin, Volume 50: Marx, Engels, Volume 51: Tolstoy, Volume 52: Dostoevesky, Volume 53: William James, Volume 54: Freud. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter initialed

      1952. ROOSEVELT, Eleanor. Autograph letter initialed. Moscow, September 18, [1958]. Single sheet of stationery, measuring 6 by 7 inches; pp. 2. $2600.Original autograph letter written entirely in Eleanor Roosevelt’s hand and sent from Moscow in 1958 to her close friend, university professor and women’s activist Esther Lape, thanking Lape for sending “the Nehru letter,” referencing her warm memories of Lape’s late partner, Elizabeth Read, sharing Roosevelt’s post-Moscow travel plans, and initialed in closing by Eleanor Roosevelt.This most desirable letter was written during the second of Eleanor Roosevelt’s two trips to Russia—in the fall of 1958, as evident from Roosevelt’s reference to how “mail has improved this year as everything else has.” Dated “Moscow, Sept. 18th” and written on Eleanor Roosevelt’s personal letterhead, the letter reads in full: “Dearest Esther, It is so cold I am wrapped in everything I own, but I want to write a line of thanks for the Nehru letter, very thought provoking & ideas of all kinds are seething through my head for the four columns I’ll write on getting home. I loved Peggy’s letter & Elizabeth must have helped so many of us to honesty & maturity. What a wonderful person she was. I never find her long out of my thoughts. I think the mail has improved this year as everything else has in the material line since last year. your letter of the 11th came this morning. we are seeing what we want & are so nearly through that we plan to leave the 26th by jet in the a.m. & be in Paris about 11 a.m. & take four days before going home. I am glad as Edna & David will enjoy it & so will I. My dear love to you E.R.” This letter was written to Esther Lape, one of Eleanor Roosevelt’s closest friends. Lape was an English professor at Barnard, Swarthmore, and the University of Arizona. She also distinguished herself through her participation in the Women’s Trade Union League and as one of the founders of the League of Women Voters. Additionally, Lape was the life partner of Elizabeth Read, Eleanor Roosevelt’s personal attorney and financial advisor. It was that association that brought Lape to the attention of Eleanor Roosevelt and resulted in their friendship. As early as 1920, the three women already had a close professional association, working together on matters pertaining to the League of Women Voters. In 1921, they began meeting as friends, collaborating on the New Women movement. In 1923, Lape and Roosevelt worked alone for the first time, holding a competition for the Bok Peace Prize. When the Senate launched an investigation into whether the Bok Prize was a tool of “foreign governments or foreign institutions,” Lape identified Roosevelt as one of the most influential members of the selection committee for the prize. The hearing were suspended with Wilson’s death and never revived. Throughout the 1930s, Lape and Roosevelt worked together on issues such as healthcare and United States recognition of the Soviet Union. With the war, their interests diverged somewhat, but their friendship remained as strong as ever. Lape and her partner Read owned a building in Greenwich Village and Roosevelt, desperate for an escape from the pressures of life as first lady, rented an apartment there. Lape and Read’s country home in Connecticut provided similar refuge. When Read died in 1943, Lape and Roosevelt grew even closer, holding up the memory of a beloved partner and friend. Upon Roosevelt’s death, Lape fought to get a posthumous Nobel Peace Prize for Roosevelt, but failed in that endeavor.A fine autograph initialed letter with an outstanding association.

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        Dennis the Menace

      Henry Holt, 1952 An inscribed first edition, with a drawing of Dennis by Ketcham, with a bookplate saying this book was donated by Ketcham to a charity in California to raise funds for playground equipment. Very good condition. Housed in a slipcase with a photo of the book on the front panel.

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        Charlotte's Web

      1952. Signed. WHITE, E.B. Charlotte's Web. New York: Harper & Brothers, circa 1970. Octavo, original pictorial paper boards, pictorial endpapers, original dust jacket. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $4500.Later printing of one of the most delightful and beloved of children's books, a cornerstone of any collection of modern children's literature; a rare copy inscribed by the author, ""Ethan and Ben with greetings from E.B. White.""The most celebrated of White's three children's books, ""Charlotte's Web is rightly regarded as a modern classic"" (Connolly, 322-23). ""The book is resonant, lyrical, serious, profound. It is one of the very few books for young children that face, squarely, the subject of death. And above all it is celebratory"" (Silvey, 677). White seldom inscribed his books, particularly his children's books; accordingly, copies of Charlotte's Web inscribed by him are quite rare and most desirable. In his later years, White wrote a form letter to send to children in which he commented, ""Some of my readers want me to visit their school. Some want me to send a picture, or an autograph, or a book… Much as I'd like to, I can't go visiting. I can't send books, either—you can find them in a bookstore or a library. Many children assume that a writer owns (or even makes) his own books. This is not true—books are made by the publisher. If a writer wants a copy, he must buy it. That's why I can't send books. And I do not send autographs—I leave that to the movie stars."" With numerous endearing illustrations by Garth Williams. First published in 1952. Anderson, 6. Costen 11941. Books of the Century, 210. Book fine, dust jacket nearly so.

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        Leporello mit 22 Farbholzschnitten.

      Rong Bao Zhai, Peking / Beijing 1952 - Originaler Brokateinband. Mit 22 Farbholzschnitte auf Papier (Doppelbl

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        Poetische Werke. ZW

      1952 - Blaue Originallederb

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        Decisive Moment

      1952. First Edition . Signed. CARTIER-BRESSON, Henri. The Decisive Moment. New York: Simon and Schuster, (1952). Folio, original pictorial boards, original dust jacket. Original laid-in caption booklet. $9200.First edition in English, published simultaneously with the French, wonderfully inscribed on the title page by him, “á Madame Mary Ruth Jones, avec mon respectueuse souvenir, Henry Cartier-Bresson,"" with 126 photographs by “the Raphael of 20th-century photographers,” with laid-in caption book, dust jacket cover design by Matisse.""Cartier-Bresson has a special interest in photographing people and in capturing the essence of what has not previously been seen. He is famous for his theory of the 'decisive moment'-that is seizing the split second when the subject stands revealed in its most significant aspect? Today he ranks as one of the most important and influential photographers of this century"" (Blodgett, 96)—""the Raphael of 20th-century photographers"" (Icons of Photography, 58). Decisive Moment is Cartier-Bresson's most famous work, containing his most comprehensive and important statement on the meaning, technique, and utility of photography. ""The simultaneous publication [of this edition with Images à la Sauvette] in New York in July 1952, with a cover by Matisse (who had just had his retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art) was a tremendous success"" (Roth, 134). With extremely scarce dust jacket; separate caption pamphlet (rarely found) laid in. Parr & Badger I:208. Open Book, 154-5. Cartier-Bresson's inscription is roughly translated: ""To M… with my respectful memory."" Small bookplate.Book fine; light edge-wear, faint spine toning, minor tape reinforcement to verso of scarce beautiful dust jacket. A desirable inscribed near-fine copy.

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        Charlotte's Web

      Harper 1952 - A near fine first edition in a very good dust jacket, signed by E. B. White on a tipped-in page. First Edition stated on the copyright page and the original price of $2.50 still on front flap of the jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        East of Eden

      New York: Viking, 1952. First edition. Green cloth. Fine in tanned, slightly edge-worn dust jacket.

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        [K

       1952. Orig.-Farbradierung, v. K

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        The Medal Collector - The Medal Collector Bulletin,

       1952. 1. Band: Vol. 3 (1952), Nr. 1 - 12, Vol. 4 (1953), Nr. 1 - 6 (Januar bis Dezember)2. Band: Vol. 1 (1954) Nr. 1 - 12, Vol. 2. (1955), Nr. 1 - 12, Vol. 1956, Nr. Jan. - March, 3. Band: Vol. 1956, Nr. April - Dec., Vol. 1957, Nr. Jan. - Dec., Vol. 9 (1958) Nr. 1 - 6 (Jan. - Dec.), Vol. 10 (1959), Nr. 1 - 6 (Jan. - Dec.), Vol. 11 (1960), Nr. 1 - 6 (Jan. - Dec.), Vol. 12 (1961), No. 1 - 10 (Jan. - Dec.), 4. Band: Vol. 13 (1962), No. 1 - 12 (Jan. - Dec.), Vol. 14 (1963), No. 1 - 12 (Jan - Dec.), Vol. 15 (1964) No. 1 - 12 (Jan. - Dec.), 5. Band: Vol. 16 (1965), No. 1 - 12 (Jan. - Dec.), Vol. 17 (1966), No. 1 - 12 (Jan. - Dec.), 6. Band: Vol. 18 (1967), No. 1 - 12 (Jan. - Dec.), Vol. 19 (1968), No. 1 - 12 (Jan. - Dec.),verschiedene Formate, 1. Band in Halbleinen, 2. - 6. Band in Ganzleinen gebunden Zustand 2 (R201A)ZUSAMMEN: (1952) Versand D: 6,00 EUR

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        Player Piano

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, , 1952. Octavo. Original green boards, titles to spine silver. With the dust jacket. Spine gently rolled, an excellent, fresh copy in the jacket with browned spine, light toning to edges and slight nicks to extremities. First edition, first printing, signed by the author on the front free endpaper, dated 17 May 1993.

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        Saint Genet comédien et martyr

      - Gallimard, Paris 1952, 14,5x21cm, relié. - Prima edizione, una delle 36 copie numerate su Holland, edizione deluxe. Legatura in marocco metà nero con gli angoli, di nuovo con cinque nervi, coda dorato data carta marmorizzata piatti, guardie e contreplats papeir del serbatoio, coperchi conservati, testa dorata sui testimoni, firmato vincolante Goy P. & C. Vilaine . Bella copia di tutti i margini stabiliti piacevolmente. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 36 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête. Reliure en demi maroquin noir à coins, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures conservées, tête dorée sur témoins, reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Bel exemplaire à toutes marges agréablement établi.

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        Ich sah und schnitt in Holz. [Nummeriertes Exemplar].

      Hamburg, Paul Hartung 1952 - Gro

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        Quadriga. Ein Bild-Essay zu einer Ausstellung der Maler Hans Kreutz, Bernhard Schultze, Otto Greis, Carl Otto G

      25, 5 x 22,5 cm. Schwarzer Originalleinenband, auf dem vorderen Deckel in Silber gepr

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        Les Belles de Nuit [The Beauties of the Night] (Original French program for the 1952 film)

      Franco London Films, Paris 1952 - Original French program for the 1953 film, starring Gina Lollobrigida. A typically artful Rene Clair production, which like the director's earlier "Le Silence est d'Or" presents a highly stylized (and lushly romanticized) vision of a bygone France. A young composer, bored and irritated with the world of the present, gives himself over completely to daydreams of romance and adventure, hopping through time from the French Revolution to the Jazz Age. AA beautifully designed program, with a tipped-on cover plate illustration by French poster artist Georges Allard. With a clear glassine outer wrapper card covers, then a thinner, blue-tinted inner glassine wrapper. Content includes an introductory essay by Clair, and duotone full-size photos of the cast. Saddle-stitched, 16 pages. 12.25 x 9.5 inches. Near Fine condition, with just a touch of fading to the card wrappers and a faint corner crease to the front and rear of the outer Mylar wrapper. A rare artifact from the 1950s French cinema that brings out the essence of Rene Clair's artistry and sense of beauty.Godard, Histoires du cinema. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE BORROWERS. With illustrations by Diana Stanley.

      159 pages. Original blue cloth. Original pictorial dust-wrapper. Octavo. First edition. Loosely laid in is a short note from Mary Norton's granddaughter, Charlotte, which accompanied the book as a Christmas present. The name of one the recipients is at the head of the title. Dust-wrapper a little worn; else a very good copy..

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        The Diary of Anne Frank - beautifully rebound in full black leather

      Constellation, 1952 A first edition, first printing published by Constellation Books in 1952. A fine book (trace of minor spotting to the edges) rebound in sumptuous black leather with raised black bands and gilt titling. A superb item

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        Charlotte's Web Pictures by Garth Williams

      New York: Harper, 1952. First edition. Williams, Garth. Grey cloth, fine, in price-clipped dust jacket, with archivally repaired tear on the spine. Mimeographed program of a school play version inserted.

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        Féérie pour une autre fois

      - Gallimard, Paris 1952, 11,5x18cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - Prima edizione, uno di 1050 copie numerate su alfa Navarra. Cartone Editor collegato secondo il modello originale di Paolo Bonet. Una leggera ombra passeggiata ultime pagine del volume senza raggiungere il testo. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 1050 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa Navarre. Cartonnage de l'éditeur relié d'après la maquette originale de Paul Bonet. Quelques infimes manques de couleurs au dos, bel exemplaire.

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        The Song of the Border-Guard.

      Black Mountain, Nicola Cernovich, Black Mountain Graphics Workshop, [1952] - Folded broadside. Original illustrated coral wrappers, poem printed in red and black on Rising Line Marque laid paper. Edges of wrappers lightly creased, publisher's glue residue to inside fold of wrappers and fold of broadside as issued. An original woodcut by Cy Twombly illustrates the front and back wrappers. First edition, first printing. One of the earliest printed works by Twombly. Approximately 200 copies were issued. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Old Man and the Sea

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1952. Octavo. Original light blue calico-grain cloth, spine lettered in silver, author's name to front board in blind. With the pictorial dust jacket. An excellent copy in the fresh jacket with light creasing to extremities. First edition, first printing (with Scribner's "A" to colophon). The jacket is printed in brown, making no mention of Hemingway's Nobel Prize. Much has been made of the colour tint on the rear panel portrait; however Grissom refutes Hanneman's assertion that the blue tinted photograph on the rear flap predates the olive tint, noting, "the identification of a first-printing jacket does not require identifying ambiguous rear-jacket colours: It is the brown printing on the flaps and rear panel that identify the first-printing Scribner's jacket.

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        Le ressassement éternel

      First edition on ordinary paper. Half black morocco over marbled paper boards by P. Goy & C. Vilaine, spine in six compartments, date at foot, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, blue folded covers preserved, top edge gilt. Exceptional autograph inscription from Maurice Blanchot to his brother and sister-in-law Inge: "Pour vous, mes chers, ces pages hélàs très anciennes que seuls vous pouvez garder jeunes... Et en effet quoi de plus proche de la solennelle fatigue de la mort que le piétinement de la monotonie, harcèlement gigantesque au sein du recommencement [For you my darlings, these pages sadly so old that only you can keep them young...And indeed what could be closer to the solemn fatigue of death than the footsteps of monotony, the gigantic difficulty at the heart of any new beginning]."Half-title and final endpaper faded. A very good and handsome copy suitably bound. Les éditions de minuit Paris 1952 12x19cm relié

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        Contribution à une théorie de l'architecture

      - André Wahl, Paris 1952, 12x19cm, broché. - Originale, una delle 50 copie hors commerce numerato sul puro sopra Marais, testina di stampa Edition. Autograph firmata dall'autore. Copia Molto bello e raro. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 50 exemplaires hors commerce numérotés sur pur fil du Marais, tirage de tête. Envoi autographe signé de Auguste Perret au médecin, le professeur Robert (Arthur) Worms. Très bel et rare exemplaire.

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        L'église

      1952. Gallimard, Paris 1952, 12x19cm, broché. - Gallimard, Paris 1952, 12x19cm, broché. - Nuova edizione. Firmato autografo dell'autore Francesco Planque "... il regista coraggioso e sfortunato ..." piccoli morsi sul primo corso, una umidità luce marginalmente in vista del secondo corso [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition. Envoi autographe signé de Louis-Ferdinand Céline à Francis Planque : "... au réalisateur courageux et malheureux..." Infimes piqûres sur le premier plat, une pâle mouillure marginale en tête du deuxième plat

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        The Old Man and the Sea.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952 - Octavo. Original light blue calico-grain cloth, spine lettered in silver, author's name to front board in blind. With the pictorial dust jacket. An excellent copy in the fresh jacket with light creasing to extremities. First edition, first printing (with Scribner's "A" to colophon). The jacket is printed in brown, making no mention of Hemingway's Nobel Prize. Much has been made of the colour tint on the rear panel portrait; however Grissom refutes Hanneman's assertion that the blue tinted photograph on the rear flap predates the olive tint, noting, "the identification of a first-printing jacket does not require identifying ambiguous rear-jacket colours: It is the brown printing on the flaps and rear panel that identify the first-printing Scribner's jacket." Grissom A24.1.a; Hanneman A24a. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Perspecta 1 to 11 Yale Architectural J ournal

      New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery 1952 - Light spine rubbing on first four issues else all very good with no tears or missing sections. Text fine in all issues. Articles by Wright, Rudolph, Johnson, Fuller, Scully, Gaudi, Gropius, Kahn, Nuetra, Matisse, Kaufmann, Saarinen and others. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Wendler Books]
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        La ballade de la geôle de Reading. - L'artiste en prison

      New edition of the French translation by Jacques Bour and the first edition of Albert Camus' famous preface. One of 50 numbered copies on Madagascar paper, tirage de tête. A fine autograph inscription from Albert Camus: "A Michel Simon grand artiste avec les voeux chaleureux d'un de ses vieux admirateurs [For Michel Simon, a great atist, with warmest wishes from an old fan]," and an autograph inscription from the translator Jacques Bour : "A Michel Simon qui ferait crouler tous les murs! [For Michel Simon, who raised all the roofs!]"A rare and very good copy.  Falaize Paris 1952 11,5x17,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Masters Tournament

      Augusta, GA Augusta 1952 - Foreword by Bobby Jones, Jr. and Clifford Roberts. Illustrated from photographs; map of the Augusta National Golf Course and a plan for a gallery guard technique for crowd control. (Oblong folio) 9¾x14¼, original gilt-lettered green calf, internally bound with thin metal spirals (as issued), all edges gilt. First Edition. Presentation Edition. Scarce official Augusta National Golf Club presentation album issued in "appreciation to those who have actively contributed to the success of the Masters Tournament.It also represents an effort to respond to enquiries concerning our tournament organization, its policies and its methods of operation" - from the Foreword. Wilton Garrison's copy, with his name in gilt on the front cover. This book sold for $4500 in a PBA galleries sale a few years ago, very scarce and attractively priced. Slight rubbing, otherwise as good a copy of this title we have seen. Donovan & Murdoch 22830.

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        THE MUSTANGS

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1952. Illustrations by Charles Banks Wilson. Original red and white colt hide with the hair out, morocco spine label lettered in gilt, t.e.g. Light rubbing near one corner, else fine. In publisher's pictorial cloth slipcase. The very rare "Pinto edition," limited to 100 numbered copies signed by Dobie and Wilson, with an original ink and wash drawing of a bucking bronco by Wilson tipped-in opposite the limitation page. This is the rarest of Dobie's many books, and perhaps the most desirable copy in the run, designated as number "A" on the limitation page, and thus the first copy retained by either the author or the publisher. Copy "B" was inscribed and signed by Dobie to Carl Hertzog, and sold in 2001 by Dorothy Sloan. "Certainly the best book on range horses, with much on cattle work. Dobie drew on previously published material from TALES OF THE MUSTANG (1936) and MUSTANGS AND COW HORSES (1940). Many feel this to be one of Dobie's best books. Dobie says, 'The author has tried to blend vividness with learning.'" - SIX-SCORE. SIX-SCORE 33. ADAMS HERD 696. DOBIE, pp.132,151. GRAFF 1100. McVICKER A14a(1). DANIEL 14. 44&44 66. DYKES, MY DOBIE COLLECTION, p.7. REESE, BEST OF THE WEST 250 (note).

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