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      Lithographies de Théo Van Elsen. Couverture, frontispice, 8 titres, 11 hors texte, 16 dans le texte et 1 dessin original en couleurs dédicacé. (Complet & Contrôlé) Édition tirée à 60 exemplaires et quelques exemplaires nominatifs. Celui-ci n°52 est enrichi d'un dessin original en couleurs avec envoi dédicacé de l'artiste sur la page de garde. A Paris, Chez Pierre Bricage 1952. Pages volantes sous couverture rempliée illustrée. Chemise avec titre au dos et étui toilés. Très bon état. Format in-4°(34x27).

      [Bookseller: Livres et Collections P. Commerot]
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      DE BRUNHOFF, LAURENT. DE BRUNHOFF,LAURENT. BABAR'S VISIT TO BIRD ISLAND. NY: Random House (1952). Folio, cloth backed pictorial boards, fine in dust wrapper chipped on edges. 1st edition. Babar, Celeste and the children visit the Island of Birds and have adventures. Wonderful, vibrant color illustrations on every page by de Brunhoff. Nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Celle qui n'etait plus.

      Denoel, Paris 1952 - First edition. 12mo. Near fine in wrappers and lightly rubbed near fine dustwrapper. The true first edition of the thriller by French authors Thomas Narcejac and Pierre Boileau that was the basis for the classic film *Les Diaboliques* directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot in 1955 and starring Simone Signoret. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Narcotics Menace

      Borden Publishing Company, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. 1952 - Cautionary expose from mid-twentieth-century about the incredible meance--DOPE--sweeping the United States, attempting to educate parents & others to prevent teenagers from "this horror lying in wait,'' beginning with "marijuana reefers." A FIRST EDITION, First Printing from 1952, in 206 pages with a Glossary of Drug Addict terms in rear. The author, son of an AZ senator, served as Deputy Sheriff & then police sergeant in CA, & draws on this experience to write this book. Hardcover with brilliant teal cloth-covered boards& deeper blue lettering to front & spine. A very scarce book, especially in this Pristine condition with its original DJ: both are in Fine condition, & look, feel, & smell just a teeny bit less crisp than Brand New! Virtually flawless DJ protected in new archival mylar. Completely clean, binding straight & tight, pages white. NO writing/underlining/highlighting; not ex-lib or BCE. Please see our photos! Description & photos copyright Gargoyle Books 2016. Same Day Shipping on all orders received Weekdays by 2 pm (Pacific time); weekends & holidays ship next business day. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Images a la Sauvette. Photographies par Henri Cartier-Bresson.

      Editions Verve, Paris, 1952. Not paginated pp. With 126 b&w images, spanning Cartier-Bresson's career and divided between West and East, including portraits, street scenes from almost all over the world. Hardcover decorated cartboard,with no DJ, as issued. The paperspine is missing but the book is else in good condition with only small wear to extremities. First Edition. 16111418

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        Public Relations

      University of Oklahoma Press, 1952. First edition of this public relations classic. 374 pages. Suggested reading list. Index. Bernays "presents his conception of public relations, a profession he helped to found: its importance to individuals, organizations, governments. His ideas, backed by years of successful practice, offer a sound basis for public relations." - from dust jacket (not included with this copy). Author, a nephew of Sigmund Freud, conducted many influential large-scale public relations exercises on the American public and has come to be known as the "Father of Spin." His techniques remain very much at work in today's news. Above-average wear. Front hinge open where front free endpaper removed. Remnants of dust jacket flaps affixed inside each board. Light tanning to endpapers and contents. A worthy reading copy. (Larson 11)

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        CINEMA NUOVO - 1952-1958 - TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO dal numero 1 del 15 dicembre 1952 (anno primo) al numero 133 del 15-30 giiugno 1958 (anno settimo), ARZIGNANO, La Scuola di Arzignano, 1952

      1952. cm. 24 x 33, pp. 30 circa per ogni fasc. - Su ogni cop. foto di attrici ed attori, ed anche all'interno centinaia di foto ed illustrazioni di scene e di protagonisti. Prestigioso periodico di cinema e di spettacolo magistralmente diretto da Guido Aristarco, con la collaborazione di importanti autori letterari e di teatro (Zavattini ha un intervento in quasi tutti i numeri - suo il famoso "Diario") , Alvaro, Grieco, Pandolfi, Chiarini, Kezich, Federico Fellini, O. Del Buono, De Sica, Vittorini, G. Calzolari, Emanuelli, Bigiaretti, Quasimodo, Lattuada, Giorgio Soavi, Emmer L., V. Sereni, Antonioni e tanti altri. Nell'ultimo fascicolo del 30 giugno viene dichiarata la "chiusura" a periodicità quindicinale e si accenna ad una nuova e successiva uscita bimestrale. Congedandosi dai lettori, ARISTARCO sottolinea le enormi difficoltà editoriali del settore (da qui la diversa cadenza di nuove pubblicazioni) , e...non perde l'occasione per rivendicare il grande contributo dato dalla sua rivista al MONDO CULTURALE. Il raro insieme viene offerto a

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        Men at Arms; Officers and Gentlemen and Unconditional Surrender [trilogy]

      London; 1952, 1955 and 1961: Chapman and Hall. First Edition. Octavo. First printings. The three volume trilogy of Evelyn Waugh's military novels, where he spent the war from start to finish as a junior officer engaged chiefly in ordinary regimental soldiering. He recounts the phases of a long love affair, full of vicissitudes, between a civilian and the Army. Men at Arms began with its hero inspired by illusion. Officers and Gentlemen ends with his deflation. Unconditional Surrender explains the mysterious origins of Ludovic, which were left doubtful before and completes the disillusionment of the hero, Guy Crouchback. A handsome and fine ser, all bound in blue cloth, spines lettered in gilt, one tiny bump to one corner, in fine unclipped showing only very minute wear to head of Men at Arms. No names or plates, only one small bookseller's ticket to rear of one volume.. Simply, an exceptional set.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB]
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        El Santo Sudario en Espana Documentos y vestigios

      Editorial Vicente Ferrer, BARCELLONA 1952 - Bibliotheca Sindoniana SPAGNOLO N. 8 della collana; illustrazioni in nero nel testo; lievi segni del tempo

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        La Eucaristia y El Santo Sudario Dos memoriales de la Pasion de Cristo

      Editorial Vicente Ferrer, BARCELLONA 1952 - Bibliotheca Sindoniana SPAGNOLO N. 14 della collana; brossura editoriale, con 4 tavole numerate in b. n. ; lievi segni del tempo

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        In Country Sleep

      New York: New Directions, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition. Signed limited edition. Number 43 of 100 copies, signed by Dylan Thomas on the limitation page; with tipped-in Marion Morehouse photo of the author to title page. Browning to bottom portion of spine, else Fine, in a Very Good publisher's slipcase, with a 2-inch split along the top front joint and several chips. Contains the poem Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      Ed. N.R.F. - Le Point du Jour, 1952. In-12 br. E.O. 1/50 ex. num. sur vélin d'Arches accompagné d'une lithographie originale (La Piccola cieca), justifiée et signée par Massimo Campigli, n.c. Bande conservée: De l'Académie française

      [Bookseller: la Librairie Les Autodidactes]
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        East of Eden

      The Viking Press, New York 1952 - First Edition, First Printing. This First Issue dustjacket is rich in color and has the publisher's $4.50 printed price present on the front flap. The book is in excellent condition and is bound in the publisher's green cloth. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A beautiful copy of this FIRST EDITION with the original dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Studies in Islamic Metal Work.: I-VI.

      1952-58, London SOAS 1952 - A complete set of all six parts of David Storm Rice's influential papers on Islamic Metalwork. These are off-prints of the original journal articles published in the Bulletin of SOAS. A very good set bound in buckram, original wrappers bound in. With book-plate of and presentation inscription from Robert Hamilton. Library withdrawn stamps on rear end-paper. Six parts bound in one, pp.(564)-578; (61)-79; (229)-238; (489)-503; (206)-231; (225)-253, 70 plates, illustrations.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        Poster for Bonjour Éléphant (Buongiorno, elefante).

      Paris: SIP. 1952 - Original color lithograph poster for the movie. 160 x 118 cm.Une production Rizzoli-De Sica. Directed by Gianni Francioli. Complete but with tears along the folds. The full name of the Indian-American actor is Sabu Dastagir (1924-1963). Dans «Bonjour éléphant» (1952) de Gianni Franciolini, il donne à Vittorio De Sica, maître d'école peu fortuné, un éléphanteau très affectueux.

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        Grabhorn Press] HUNGERFIELD

      San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1952. Limited Edition, one of 30 copies privately printed for friends of the author. Hard Cover. Folio. Bound as issued in linen backed boards; stamped spine label; boards are trifle rubbed at the edges; a bit of sunning to the covers towards the top; an early newspaper clipping with a Jeffers poem is laid down on the front pastedown with some offsetting to the preliminary leaves; residue below this clipping suggests another such item was pasted down and has come off. This edition predates the trade printing of "Hungerfield" by two years. An exceptionally scarce Grabhorn Press and Jeffers item--one of only 30 printed at least 10 of which are currently held by institutions making it all the more uncommon for this title to come on the market. It is inscribed by Jeffers to Melba Berry Bennet who was a close friend and his biographer. An extraordinary association copy of an extremely scarce book. GB 529. Signed by Jeffers.

      [Bookseller: Michael Pyron, Bookseller]
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        Photograph album recording the Royal Mint Works

      nd c1952 40 b/w images, mostly 290x200mm, mounted on stubs and tissue guarded. Long 4to. Leather backed cloth covered album. The album documents the Royal Mint Works prior its move to the present premises in Wales. Up until then The Mint was located at Tower Hill in London and this album records the staff, processes and activities involved in minting coins, refining gold and aloys. Three loosely inserted photographs with stamp of Adolf Morath on verso suggesting all the photographs in this album are by this photographer. Photographs show staff, equipment and process and materials. Last few images show trade stand for N M Rothschild & Sons Royal Mint Refinery c 1952 at the Castle Bromwich Exhibition. Superb realist images of equipment and machinery preceded by three photographs of the management staff sitting in rows. A few images within the main body of the album show staff at work. Fascinating item. .

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        Wise Blood

      New York: Harcourt, 1952. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Author's first book. First Edition in original dust jacket in mylar. Chips head and extremities, toning to dust jacket, 1/4" closed tear to rear panel dust jacket. Housed in custom clamshell box - 1/4" black leather and black felt.

      [Bookseller: Lyons Fine Books]
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        The Old Man and the Sea

      First edition, 1952 stated on title and copyright page with Scribner's A. Book fine, previous owner's name and one-line writing on front paste-down. Dust jacket near fine, some minor wear. Housed in a custom-made slipcase.

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        Wise Blood

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. (1952). First. First edition. Boards well-worn, particularly on the spine, thus only good in good plus dustwrapper with a small chip on the front panel and some soiling. The author's first book. Burgess 99. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Tobacco, its History Illustrated by The Books, Manuscripts and Engravings In the Library of George Arents, Jr (Five Volume Set)

      New York: Rosenbach, 1952. Limited edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Limited Edition of 300 copies of which this is number 7. The complete 5 volume set on the collection of the tobacco magnate, George Arents, consisting of thousands of books, manuscripts, a cigar store Indian, autograph letters, paintings, drawings and engravings, all having to do with the role of tobacco throughout history. Large 4to, Vol. I: 543pp; Vol II: 564pp; Vol III: 545pp; Vol IV: 485pp; Vol V: 327pp. Illustrations throughout, some in color, portraits, maps, and diagrams. Volume I with the publisher's card announcing the printing of Volume V to subscribers; Vol IV with the supplementary chart in the rear pocket. In the original rust colored cloth with gilt titles at leather spine labels. All volumes in very good condition, except Volume IV, with some damp marks to the foredge of the front & rear boards, very faint tide mark to foredge early leaves, some rippling of text block; Volume II with smaller damp mark foredge of boards only; Vol I with small scratch to gilt date on spine label. OCLC: 2191355.

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        Joan MIRO. Chien Aboyant à la Lune / Dog Barking At The Moon.

      Verve, Paris 1952 - Lithographie originale en double page, signée dans la planche, imprimées chez Mourlot Frères en 1952 pour la revue Verve avec la trace de pliure centrale de l'édition / Original lithograph in double page, signed in the plate, printed in 1952 by Mourlot Frères for Revue Verve with text and image on the reverse, one central vertical fold, as issued. Année : 1952 // Illustration : 355 x 510 mm / 14 x 20.9 in // Tirage : limité à cette édition (6000 exemplaires) plus un tirage à 80 exemplaires, numérotés et signés / Limited edition of 6000 unsigned impressions and 80 signed & numbered impressions. // Références : Mourlot 121 / Cramer 25 // Editeur : Verve (Vol. VII, No. 27-28). Très bel exemplaire (sans encadrement) / Very fine copy (without frame). (Envoi en colissimo recommandé sous emballage cartonné).

      [Bookseller: Frederic Dorbes - TOBEART]
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        Nation's Nightmare

      , 1952 Not in the best of condition - Say Good +/- Edges frayed with a 3"gap on the side that is opposite the opening :: Vinyl plays but skips

      [Bookseller: justcomical]
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        The Observer Prize Stories [The Author's Copy]

      London: Heinemann. (1952). Peter Matthiessen's copy, in which he has re-drafted his included story, "The Centrepiece." Roughly two dozen changes, in the space of ten pages, including a change in the ending. Matthiessen has written, on the flyleaf, "PM story edited in this volume." These changes were incorporated when the story was republished in the collection On the River Styx in 1989. Front hinge cracked, loss of color to spine extremities; a good copy, lacking the dust jacket, but for the front flap, which is laid in. First Edition. Hardcover. Good.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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      William Heinemann, 1952 - 1954.. Plays 3 vols (reprint 1952); Novels 3 vols (1st edn thus 1953); Short Stories 3 vols (reprint 1954). 8vo. Rebound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in half scarlet crushed morocco, raised ribbed spines in six compartments gilt lettered and tooled, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt (some light marks on upper board of Short Stories vol I - otherwise a near Fine set). Pp. various (no inscriptions). .

      [Bookseller: Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd]
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        THE NATURAL [Advance Copy]

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1952. Hard Cover. Near Fine binding/Near Fine dust jacket. A First Edition copy with the publisher's advance slip tipped in, of Malamud's first book and one of the great baseball novels. In the publisher's gray cloth. The dusjtacket has two quite short closed tears (one of which has been repaired). It is bright and has not been price-clipped. Altogether an outstanding Advance Copy of the First Edition. Near Fine binding / Near Fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc. ]
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        The Natural

      Harcourt Brace and Company, 1952. Hardcover. Very Good. Harcourt Brace and Company, New York 1952. First Edition / First Printing. First Edition stated on the copyright page. Cloth boards. Book Condition: Very Good, tight spine, shelf wear. Spots on the boards and pages, owner inscription at the endpaper. The dust jacket is not present.

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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. Small ownership label to front paste down, in the dust jacket with shallow chips to ends of spine, light wear to extremities. A very good copy. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Men At Arms; Officers and Gentlemen; Unconditional Surrender.

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1952–55–61 - 3 volumes, octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spines gilt, top edges blue. With the dust jackets. An excellent set in the jackets; Officers and Gentlemen toned, with short closed tear to head of front panel, Men At Arms with extremities rubbed and some small chips to spine ends and tips, Unconditional Surrender with spine sunned. First editions, first impressions of the three books comprising the Sword of Honour trilogy. Unconditional Surrender is a presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "For Henry and Barbara, with neighbourly greetings, from Evelyn. October 1961." The recipients were Henry Hopkinson, 1st Baron Colyton and his second wife Barbara; Colyton was the Conservative MP for Taunton 1950-6, Waugh's constituency, following his move to Combe Florey House, near Taunton, in 1956. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      Affiche entoilée 120 x 160 signée de G. Hendery (1952) tirée de la pièce comique en trois actes de Marcel Grancher et Frédéric Dard, créée au théâtre Fontaine à Lyon Très bon état

      [Bookseller: Marché Noir - Librairie Ultime Razzia]
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        Paris Review, Numbers 1-50, Complete [Signed by Matthiessen and Plimpton]

      (Paris): (The Paris Review). (1952-1970). A complete run of the first 50 issues of the groundbreaking literary journal started by Peter Matthiessen, George Plimpton and Harold Humes, which introduced a large number of the most highly respected 20th century writers to their first readers, including Philip Roth, V.S. Naipaul, Adrienne Rich, and others. Jack Kerouac's first excerpt from On the Road was published within, as was Beckett's Molloy and the first pieces from Jim Carroll's Basketball Diaries. The "Writers at Work" series of interviews included was another unparalleled feature and included talks with such writers as William Faulkner, Vladimir Nabokov, William Burroughs, Joan Didion, and others. The first four issues are signed by one or more of the founders: Issues 1 & 2 by Peter Matthiessen and George Plimpton, and issues 3 & 4 by Plimpton alone. Consecutive runs of the early issues, which included so many notable debuts, are difficult to assemble these days, let alone with the early copies signed by the founders, who are now deceased. One of the influential literary journals of the postwar years. All issues are in very good or better condition. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Crack Of The Bat

      Knopf 1952 - Fourth printing,1960. Good hardcover bound for library in tan buckram, no dust jacket. Ex-lib with expected markings but otherwise unmarked, bright and clean with reliable binding. Buckram is tough but shows wear to spine ends and corners. Enjoy reading with a real book in your hands. Shipping from North Carolina. Dedicated to delighting our customers. Delivery confirmation provided on all domestic orders. Happy to ship to international locations. Consider expedited shipping - just a little more moves your purchase a lot faster. Digital photos available on request for any book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Umberto D. (Original oversize photograph from the 1952 film)

      N.p.: N.p., 1952. Vintage oversize double weight matte finish photograph from the set of the 1952 film. A sobering and striking image of the film's destitute loner and his dog Flike, standing in the streets of Rome late in the evening. Shot by the film's still photographer Angelo Pennoni, using a striking example of designer Virgilio Marchi's meticulously designed and lit set. Generally considered the masterpiece of the post-WWII Italian neorealist movement. Winner of the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Foreign Film, and director De Sica was nominated for the Grand Prix at the 1952 Cannes Film Festival. 16 x 11.75 inches (41 x 30 cm). Very Good, with some scuffing at the extremities. Criterion Collection 201.

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      ARTI GRAFICHE CLAUDIO STRACCA, Casamari 1952 - ITALIANO Estratto dalla Rivista Economica della Provincia di Frosinone, pagine in buono stato di conservazione con bordi leggermente bruniti dal tempo, coperta morbida con segni di usura, con taglio al dorsetto e leggermente ingiallita

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        Clash by Night (Collection of 3 photographs from the 1952 film, including a candid shot of Marilyn Monroe on the set)

      RKO Radio Pictures, Los Angeles 1952 - Collection of 3 vintage borderless black-and-white still photographs from the 1952 film noir. One of the photos is a candid shot of a young Marilyn Monroe, leaning against a camera track and talking to her male counterpart lead, Keith Andes. The candid photo has a mimeo snipe describing the shot, indicating clearly that Ms. Monroe was well on her way to being a superstar. The other two borderless shots are of Monroe and Andes in a romantic embrace, and Robert Ryan and Barbara Stanwyck in an even more romantic embrace. 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm). Near Fine. Complete collation details available on request.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Plakat - Wengen - Die Heimat der guten Skifahrer. Lithographie.

      Aarau, Trüb & Co., 1952 101 x 63 cm, Zustand A (kleine Randläsuren, rechts unten etwas wasserrändig) AuftraggeberIn: Verkehrsverein Wengen. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Plakate - Tourismus Helvetica - Bern

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        The War Speeches of the Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill

      London: Cassell and Company Ltd., 1952. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is a superior first printing set of the three-volume "definitive" edition of Churchill's war speeches, published during Churchill's second and final premiership. During his long public life, Winston Churchill played many roles worthy of historical note - Member of Parliament for more than half a century, distinguished soldier and war correspondent, author of scores of books, ardent social reformer, combative cold warrior, Nobel Prize winner, painter. But his enduring preeminence owes most to his indispensable leadership during the Second World War, when his soaring and defiant oratory sustained his countrymen and inspired the free world. Of Churchill, Edward R. Murrow said: "He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle.? Between 1941 and 1946, Churchill's war speeches were published in seven individual volumes. Charles Eade played a critical role in their original publication, as well as in the publication of this edition issued during Churchill's second premiership. Charles Eade (1903-1964) was a noted figure in British journalism. In 1938 he became editor of the Sunday Dispatch, a post he held until 1957. Eade was also an early radio sports commentator, and during the Second World War served as public relations advisor to Louis Mountbatten. In 1942 Eade stepped in as compiler of Churchill's wartime speech volumes, replacing Churchill's son, Randolph, who had been called to wartime service. Notably, he offered his services free of charge, stating, "my reward for the task would be the pleasure of doing it" (7 May 1941 letter from Charles Eade to Kathleen Hill). Eade ultimately edited six of the seven wartime volumes - all except the first, Into Battle. For this "definitive" edition of Churchill's war speeches, Eade returned to the role. In 1952, during Churchill's second premiership, the publisher reissued the War Speeches as a new, three-volume edition. This edition is, in many ways, superior to the original seven wartime editions in both aesthetics and content. Gone is the cheap economy paper of the wartime editions. The binding is a heavy navy cloth with attractive, uniform dust jackets. Further, the books each measure a substantial 10 x 6.25 inches. New speeches are added, as is a very helpful index. Some of the original speeches considered peripheral are eliminated while others are retitled and chronological dates are replaced with brief transitional or introductory notes. This first edition, first printing, three-volume set is fine in very good dust jackets. The blue cloth bindings are exceptionally clean ? square, clean, bright, and tight with vivid spine gilt. We note only a few minor corner bumps. The contents are immaculate with no previous ownership marks or spotting. The page edges are likewise immaculate, with no dust soiling or spotting. The dust jackets are complete, unclipped with no losses. Shelf presentation is quite good, with only a hint of uniform spine toning. Apart from light wear to extremities, what prevents our grading these dust jackets as near fine or better is some unobtrusive, scattered light spotting. The dust jackets are protected in removable, archival quality clear covers. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A263.1(I-III).a, Woods/ICS A136(a.1), Langworth p.303.

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      New York: Random House, (1952.) : , 1952. Hardcover - A very early printing (same year as the first) of this classic of 20th century literature, Ellison's powerful first novel, winner of the National Book Award, powerful both in its language and in its theme. This copy is INSCRIBED by Ellison on the title page. Striking black and tan dust jacket design by E. McKnight Kauffer, photograph of Ellison on the back cover. 439 pp. Very good in a good dust jacket. Book has the usual light toning to the pages, a bit of fraying and wear at the bottom of the spine and the corners, name and 1952 date on front pastedown underneath dust jacket flap; dust jacket is price-clipped, chipped at spine ends with overall edgewear and rubbing to the folds. .

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        Féerie pour une autre fois.

      Gallimard 1952. In-12 cartonnage éditeur de 327 pages au format 12 x 18 cm. Un des 750 exemplaires n° sur vélin labeur ( n° 501 ), reliés d'après la maquette de Paul Bonet. Complet du rhodoïd. Infimes rousseurs en haut des pages de garde & sur la tranche supérieure, sinon édition originale en état superbe, proche du parfait. Très rare.Port gratuit pour la France ( En raison des nouvelles normes postales, les livres dont l'épaisseur dépasse les 3 cm seront expédiés obligatoirement en Colissimo avec un forfait ajouté de 5 € ) Port à la charge de l'Acheteur pour le reste du monde. Pour destinations extra-planétaire s'adresser à la NASA. Membre du Syndicat Lusitanien Amateurs Morues - Vente exclusivement par correspondance ! Le libraire ne reçoit que sur rendez-vous. Il est préférable de téléphoner avant tout déplacement.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Victor Sevilla]
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        AA.VV. - Un occhio meglio aperto sul Mondo. Pratolini Vasco - Gli uomini che si voltano. Diario di Villa Rosa. Demby William - La settimana della fede. Emanuelli Enrico - La finestra messicana. Rea Domenico - La signora scende a Pompei. Pound Ezra - Secondo biglietto da visita. Prefazione di John Drummond. Soldati Mario - L'accalappiacani.

      Atlante, 1952-1953. in-24 7 voll Tiratura limitata di 350 copie numerate e 24 contrassegnate con le lettera da A a Z. Copertine di Pino Stampini.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Giulio Cesare]
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        Men At Arms; Officers and Gentlemen; Unconditional Surrender.

      London: Chapman and Hall,, 1952?55?61. 3 volumes, octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spines gilt, top edges blue. With the dust jackets. An excellent set in the jackets; Officers and Gentlemen toned, with short closed tear to head of front panel, Men At Arms with extremities rubbed and some small chips to spine ends and tips, Unconditional Surrender with spine sunned. First editions, first impressions of the three books comprising the Sword of Honour trilogy. Unconditional Surrender is a presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "For Henry and Barbara, with neighbourly greetings, from Evelyn. October 1961." The recipients were Henry Hopkinson, 1st Baron Colyton and his second wife Barbara; Colyton was the Conservative MP for Taunton 1950-6, Waugh's constituency, following his move to Combe Florey House, near Taunton, in 1956.

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      Fusain, crayon et crayons de couleurs, 41x31 cm, (1952-1953), signé en bas à gauche et marqué du cachet, encadré. Croquis probablement réalisé lors de son voyage au Japon qui dura 6 mois, entre août 1952 et mars 1953. Il saisit et restitue sur le papier son émerveillement pour la culture traditionnelle japonaise. Il croque sur le motif des Japonaises en furisode aux couleurs chatoyantes. L'une d'elle porte un bébé dans ses bras. Albert Brenet (1903-2005), de ses origines havraises, a gardé un goût certain pour la mer. C'est tout naturellement qu'il sillonna les mers et les océans du monde dont il témoigna son amour par des vues de navires et de cargos, de ports, d'équipages. Tel un ethnographe, il rapporta de ses nombreux voyages des vues de paysages méditérranéens, d'Espagne, du Maroc, de Tunisie, de France et des Antilles Françaises, de Turquie, d'Iran, d'Autriche, du Japon, des Etats-Unis... Son voyage au Japon lui permit d'illustrer le Guide Odé "Le Japon, un portrait en couleurs". Il devint peintre de la Marine en 1936, mais aussi, fait assez rarissime pour être souligné, peintre de l'Air et de l'Armée de Terre. a

      [Bookseller: Librairie Chrétien]
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