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        Tristan Tzara

      1952. Pierre Seghers, Paris 1952, 13,5x16cm, broché. - Pierre Seghers, Paris 1952, 13,5x16cm, broché. - Edition in esecuzione su carta, è stato girato in Olanda 8 principali giornali. Oggetti preziosi autografi firmati René Lacote Tristan Tzara e il loro amico Paul Eluard: "Paul Eluard che questo libro su suo fratello d'armi vuole esprimere l'ammirazione affettuosa del suo amico René Lacote / Con tutto il cuore (a.. piccolo cuore disegnato alla parola seguita da un puntamento mano in direzione del nome dell'indice Tzara) Tzara e Dominique abbellita per completare la dedizione di un piccolo fiore. " Iconografia. Indietro chiaro. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant, il n'a été tiré que 8 Hollande en grands papiers. Précieux envois autographes signés de René Lacôte et Tristan Tzara à leur ami Paul Eluard : "à Paul Eluard à qui ce livre sur son frère d'armes veut exprimer toute l'affectueuse admiration de son ami. René Lacôte. / De tout coeur (un petit coeur dessiné pour ce mot suivi d'une main pointant l'index en direction du nom Tzara) Tzara et pour Dominique agrémenté pour terminer la dédicace d'une petite fleur." Iconographie. Dos éclairci.

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        Cropper's Cabin

      Lion Books 1952 - A fine first edition in wrappers. One small crease on back panel, in upper corner. Clearly unread. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        [ Lot de 13 cartes de l'Algérie annotées, provenant de la bibliothèque de l'aumônier des 1er et 2e R.E. de la 13e Demi Brigade de la Légion Etrangère et de la 3e Compagnie Saharienne Portée de la Légion, en Algérie de 1957 à 1960 ] 12 cartes au 50.000e avec le quadrillage d'appui aérien en violine : Aumale - Laperrine - Ain Bessem - El Esnam - Aïn Boucif - Beni Slimane - Soulagui - Bouïra - Tablat - Oued Okris - Maginot - Sidi Aïssa - et 1 carte grand format du Sud-Oranais

      12 cartes au format 55x 70 et une grande carte format double, Ministère des Travaux Public et des Transports, Institut Géographique National, circa 1952-1958 Bel ensemble de 13 cartes de différentes régions d'Algérie, annotée et complétée avec diverses indications militaires et délimitation de zone au crayon de couleur. Cet ensemble provient de la bibliothèque de l'abbé J. B. Callen qui fit la campagne de France 1944-1945 sous les ordres du général de Monsabert, et fut notamment aumônier des 1er et 2e R.E. de la 13e Demi Brigade de la Légion Etrangère et de la 3e Compagnie Saharienne Portée de la Légion, en Algérie de 1957 à 1960. Prix du lot, non séparable.

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        Invisible Man

      Random House, 1952 A fine first edition (First Printing stated on the copyright page)in a very good dust jacket (with original price of $3.50 still on front flap). Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

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        ORIGINAL PEN AND INK ARTWORK BY B B FROM "FAIRY TALES OF LONG AGO" Signed

      London, Dent Children's Illustrated Classics, 1952.. 1952, oblong, Image size approximately 110 x 120 mm, 4½ x 4¾ inches, showing Beauty and the Beast, a small dog in the foreground, the lower edge laberlled with the width of 3½" in pencil, labelled "A" with the pencilled title in the wide right margin, signed at bottom right within the image: "W- P. 52". Near Fine, not mounted, tiny pale smudge in right margin. The image appears on page 231. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Decisive Moment

      Simon & Schuster 1952 - Cartier-Bresson's classic photo monograph. Boards are very good to near fine with light bumping to top and bottom of spine and age tanning to spine and edges. DJ is very good with some chipping to top and bottom of spine and minor edgewear. DJ has deeper age tanning to spine and lighter tanning to all edges. Light spotting to endpapers and light tanning to top edge of textblock. However, textblock is clean with no marks. Photographs are bright and sharp. Caption book is included. A very nice copy. More photos are available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Léon Morin prêtre

      Paris, Gallimard, 1952 In-12 (19 x 12 cm), broché, couv. imprimée, 237 pp., 1 f. n. ch., étui. Edition originale achevée d'imprimer en 15 février 1952. Un des 60 exemplaires numérotés imprimés sur vélin pur fil Lafuma-Navarre (seul grand papier). Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur : "à Monsieur Henri Rumeau / avec la sympathie / de l'auteur / Béatrix Beck". Exemplaire accompagné d'une lettre autographe signée de l'auteur (1 page in-8) adressée à M. Rumeau. Exemplaire préparé pour la reliure (deux cartons d'attente et couverture volante), le tout en parfait état, conservé dans un étui moderne. Roman se déroulant sous l'occupation, Léon Morin prêtre reçut le Prix Goncourt en 1952. Il fut adapté à l'écran par Jean-Pierre Melville en 1961 avec dans les rôles principaux Emmanuelle Riva (Barny) et Jean-Paul Belmondo (Léon Morin).

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        L'Oiseau Rare.

      P. Editions Arc-en-ciel 1952. Petit in-4°sous couverture bleue rempliée, chemise et étui. 16 eaux-fortes originales en noir de Gus BOFA (et non pas 17 comme annoncé). Tirage limité à 125 exemplaires, un des 93 sur grand vélin d'Arches enrichi d'un premier état des gravures (il manque malheureusement une planche dans la suite). Rare et bel exemplaire signé par Gus BOFA.

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        East of Eden.

      New York: The Viking Press,, 1952. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine on red ground and to front board gilt, all edges red. Housed in the publisher's wood-finish card slipcase. A fine copy in the slightly faded slipcase. First edition, signed limited issue. One of 1,500 copies signed by Steinbeck on the limitation page; of these, only 750 were made available for sale.

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        Maisons closes. L'Histoire, L'Art, La Littérature, Les Moeurs.

      Paris 1952 - Préface du docteur Jean Lacassagne. Un volume in-4 (31 cm x 25,5 cm), 504 pp. Notre exemplaire broché sous couverture rempliée est disposé dans un coffret rigide (illustré au dos d'une lanterne et de persiennes à moitié closes) avec une petite serrure. La clé nécessaire pour le fermer est bien présente avec sa pastille porte clé (clé du 5), son numéro d'identification ainsi que la notice du fabriquant. Envoi de l'auteur assorti d'un dessin sur la page de titre. Notre exemplaire sur vélin n'est pas numéroté. Il comprend de menus défauts. La charnière du coffret est fragile (fente de tissu) et il y a une légère fente sans manque à la couverture rempliée. Notre exemplaire qui a appartenu à un ami (Commissaire de police) de Romi qui l'a aidé dans la rédaction de cet ouvrage et qui est remercié à ce titre en fin de volume, comprend divers documents complémentaires : Une invitation à un vernissage d'oeuvres de Romi à l'occasion de la sortie de son ouvrage, une annonce du même vernissage, une carte postale rédigée et signée par Romi et un amusant document sous forme de carte postale manuscrite, assorti d'un dessin de Romi adressés au destinataire de l'envoi rédigé sur l'ouvrage. Rare exemplaire sur cette somme sur les maisons closes de la capitale rendu précieux par son origine. Pour accéder à la totalité de notre offre, consultez notre site et notre blog Paris-Libris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Contribution à une théorie de l'architecture

      1952. André Wahl, Paris 1952, 12x19cm, broché. - 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. Très bel et rare exemplaire.

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        Histoire de la Croisade de 1101 faisant suite à l'histoire de la première croisade par J.F.A. Peyré.

      1952Manuscrit relié en maroquin rouge à coins, non daté, de 19.5x27.5 cm environ, 221 pages, dos à 5 nerfs orné de titres dorés et petit motif fleur de lys à chaque entre-nerfs, gardes marbrées. Quelques frottements sur les coupes, petites traces noires sur le cuir, bon état pour le reste. PEYRE, Jean-François Aimé (1792-1868), né à Anse, Juge au Tribunal civil de Villefranche, à publié l'Histoire de la première Croisade (1859). Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        L'oiseau rare. Gravures originales de Gus Bofa.

      Paris, Editions Arc-en-ciel, 1952. In-8 en feuilles, 199-(5) pp., sous couverture rempliée, chemise et étui (petits défauts à l'étui). Tirage limité à 110 + 15 exemplaires numérotés, ici un des 93 sur grand vélin d'Arches enrichi d'une suite (premier état) des gravures. ENVOI autographe signé de l'éditeur, et SIGNATURE autographe de Gus Bofa au colophon. Illustré de 15 gravures originales de Gus Bofa (sur 16, en fait, semble-t-il, et non pas 17 comme annoncé ; les 17 premiers exemplaires contiennent en sus une planche en couleurs refusée) ; la suite compte 16 planches (ne contient pas le premier état de la gravure p. 109 ; 2 pl. de la suite n'ont pas leur correspondante dans le livre, dont la "planche représentant un portait de marin portant une casquette" qu'on trouve "dans certains exemplaires").* Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s).* Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *

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        Les confessions de l'Ange Noir, tome 2 : Le ventre en l'air !

      Editions de la Pensée Moderne 1952. In-12 broché de 220 pages au format 11,8 x 18,5 cm. Superbe couverture illustrée par Jef de Wulf. Dos bien carré avec infimes pliures de lecture ( insignifiantes ). Infimes frottis aux coins & bords des plats. Cachet d'un libraire de Reims en page de garde. Intérieur proche du parfait. Rarissime édition originale, surtout dans un tel état de fraîcheur.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.

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        NINE DAYS TO MUKALLA (Working title: The Babarians)

      Original Manuscript: Later published by Viking (USA) and Secker and Warburg (UK). 1952. Autograph manuscript on paper. 472pp written in blue and black ink, recto only. Loose leaves with card upper and lower cover. Contained in the original mailing envelope sent by the author to his agent. In very good condition, reworked by the author throughout. Some damp marking to the bottom corner of later pages. A tale of four westerners who after being marooned on an island in the Indian Ocean attempt to traverse the forbidding Hanhramaut area of southern Arabia to Mukalla and civilisation. The complete original manuscript of the novel first published by Viking in 1953. The work of the poet, novelist, translator and publisher Frederic Prokosch, hailed as something completely new in modern literature, received effusive praise from T. S. Eliot, W. B. Yeats, Thomas Mann, Graham Greene, Somerset Maugham, Albert Camus and scores of other towering figures of 20th century literature. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Sizilianische Landschaft (Cefalu)

      - Sizilianische Landschaft (Cefalu), 1952 | Lithographie | Bildgrösse: 28.5 x 48 cm | Blattgrösse: 39 x 50 cm | 5farbig | gelb, rot, blau, grün, dunkelgrau | Arta, Zürich (Hrsg.). | Wvz. Watenphul Pasqualucci, Nr. D 20. | Auf Bütten. | Blatt gebräunt | Montagereste rückseitig

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        Autograph letter signed. Hollywood, 24. II. 1952.

      1952. 4to. 2 pp. With autogr. envelope. Instructive letter to Otto E. Groh, refusing to set Groh's comedy "Baron Trenck" (which, however, he liked very much) into music and explaining his "inhibitions to attach my heart to an Austrian subject" after living in America for more than 15 years. - Blue ball pen; on headed paper; censor cancel.

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        Roussillon. Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer Francais.

      French Railways. Paris. 1952. - Vintage color lithographic poster, 39 1/4 x 24 1/4 inches. A few faint foxed spots to upper left and right corners, soft creases to right edge from being rolled, couple of tiny edge tears; very good, bright condition. A dynamic and richly colorful view of the coastline at Roussillon, France, by French artist Francois Desnoyer. "Printed in France For and By The French Railways" printed at lower right corner. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Rescue of Forced Aircraft Landing in Sudan -RAF Officer Harold Melville Kent

      Sudan, 1952-1953. Archive of photographs and papers of RAF Flying Officer Harold Melville Kent, pertaining to his service in Sudan, and in particular a forced landing made in a desolate hill region south of Khartoum 21 September 1952, including a firsthand account of the event by one of the passengers who was fortuitously a Crash Inspector of the Middle East Air Force, and a series of official photographs of the aircraft rescue and salvage. Several photographs show Sudanese people, their dwellings, daily chores, and assisting with the aircraft rescue. Manuscript account, Folio. 2 leafs, 4 pages in manuscript. Royal Air Force Claim for Indemnification regarding crash landing, 8vo. completed in manuscript and signed. RAF telegraph message and signed letter addressed to Flying Officer Kent, both from early 1953. Photograph album containing 168 snapshot views taken in Sudan, ranging in size from 6 x 6 cm to 8,5 x 12 cm. 8vo. oblong album, 23 x 16 cm, string-tied patterned cloth boards, wear to spine, else very good. Additional twenty-two (22) RAF Crown Copyright Reserved Photographs measuring approximately 16 x 14 cm, each stamped with printing date 23 March 1953 and contained in individual plastic sleeves for protection. An exceptionally fascinating personal air force archive, uniquely focused on a momentous undertaking. Aircraft wreckage and recovery are the focus of these photographs and papers, from the personal archive of the valorous Royal Air Force aviator who made the landing safely enough that none of his passengers were even injured. Following engine failure, officer Kent made a skillful forced landing of a British Vickers Valetta VW819 in the uncharted wilds of Sudan, which was followed by a notable feat of engineering, perseverance, and hard labour - a decidedly monumental rescue mission on behalf of the Royal Air Force. The flight had departed from Khartoum early in the morning, its planned destination being Juba. The aircraft carried six passengers and two large engines as cargo. Alas, a forced landing was necessary, placing the aircraft in a field near Renk, a town in the Upper Nile State of South Sudan, and some 23 miles from a native village called Jebel Megeinis. The pilot's archive memorializes the event and includes the following: A surviving passenger's firsthand manuscript account of the forced landing of RAF aircraft Valetta VW819. The writer was a "Crash Inspector" for the Middle East Air Force, and writes the "true" account of the event, noting authentic and altered reports that were published in newspapers. Excerpts from his manuscript report: "In the green dawn of 21st September 1952 the ill fated Valetta VW 819 stood silhouetted on Khartoum airfield... I had little thought of adventure ahead..." "The true story started when, to my alarm, I felt the aircraft suddenly yaw as the starboard engine stopped without warning, some 1 1/2 hours after take-off..." "... freight consisted of two aircraft engines - in very large and heavy crates - which resisted our combined efforts to move even slightly. I invited our officer cadet to throw himself overboard to save the rest of us but he failed to respond to this plea... it was clear we were going to force land." "With wheels up the aircraft slid rather bumpily along in a very muddy grassland. Calmly we unstrapped ourselves, opened the door and vacated the aircraft in case of fire." "... returned to study our assets... 14 tins of tinned meat and about a gallon of water. " "A faint drone in the distance heralded the arrival of another civilian passenger aircraft... our plight was known..." "Events up to this point were factually reported by the Sudan Star that evening." "As crash inspector Middle East Air Forces I found myself in the unique position of being able to carry out a first hand survey. Confident of early rescue I made a few notes of the damage to the aircraft whilst the others..." "About now I became very thankful that our party consisted of only 7 men and not the mixed party of about 15 women and children and 20 men I had left in the other Valetta." Royal Air Force Claim Form 1784 for Indemnification made by the pilot, a congratulatory telegraph message, and a letter to him from RAF Headquarters, Middle East Air Force. With the claim document, Flying Officer Harold M. Kent, is petitioning for the "Return of Service kit and Equipment lost or damaged on service" at Jebel Megeinis, some 200 miles south of Khartoum, the location described as "Uninhabited, Unwatered, Uncharted Scrub & Swamp." The aviator was indeed skilled, carrying heavy cargo and landing with the loss of engine power, he and his six passengers surviving without injury. The telegraph offers Kent due praise for "skill and ingenuity displayed..." The pilot's album of snapshot photographs taken whilst serving in Sudan, and featuring views of the felled aircraft near Jabal Megeinis. The album begins with views of Khartoum including the Royal Air Force station and the bronze statue of General Gordon on camel-back. Travelling to his post, the aviator captures snapshots of the Mahdi mausoleum known as the Khalifa mosque and situated in Omdurman, an Egyptian mosque with high reaching minaret, and a guarded war memorial. Several photographs illustrate the predicament of the seven men who boarded the plane, these views corroborating the passenger's manuscript account described above, and the published news articles. Images show the aircraft laying in a field of 15 foot grass, pilot and passengers waving at an aircraft flying overhead, supplies being dropped by Sudan Airways, the wait for rescuers, a group of African hunters at the scene to provide aid as guides and porters, and eventually, the aircraft's wheel and base being dug out of the ground. The album further yields images of RAF tasks, remote camps, interactions and collaboration with indigenous men and women. Sudanese men and women are photographed performing traditional tasks, at their simple dwellings, hunting, fishing on the Nile, and travelling through vast plains, rounding out the visual chronicle quite beautifully. Twenty-two (22) official publicity photographs of the aircraft rescue and salvage, taken by a professional photographer and issued by the RAF as "Crown Copyright Reserved Photographs." These images clearly illustrate the immense work involved in unearthing the behemoth mass of metal from grass and mud, by manually digging then towing her to solid ground for on-the-spot repair. Seven (7) contemporary newspaper articles dealing specifically with the forced landing and the rescue mission. Informative and detailed, three or four having been published in the Sudan Star, each report presents more information of the event as details emerged and firsthand testimonies were obtained from the survivors. One also presents a brief biographical sketch of the young hero, then only 23 years of age, RAF Flying Officer Harold Melville Kent, born in Canada to British parents, growing up mainly in Falmouth England. Kent was a scholarly lad who earned a degree in astronautical engineering. Rescuers are also named in these reports. Excerpt from one article: "At a time when the eyes of the world are on the Sudan, a story of British grit and determination... a battle against nature to retrieve on of the machines of the modern age... A forced landing was made in the Bad Lands, a tract of scrub... First humans to come to the aid of the stranded men were natives form the village of Jebel Megeinis, 23 miles away... a motor convoy set off on the difficult desert journey with members of the R.A.F. 109 Maintenance Unit, two new engines... Under the guidance of F.O. Kent they have also cleared a 1,200 yard runway for the take-off..." This event captured a global audience, taking place only two months after the Egyptian Revolution of 1952 which was led by Colonel Muhammad Naguib and successfully deposed King Farouk of Egypt and the Sudan, ending the rule of the Muhammad Ali Dynasty and Egyptian sovereignty over Sudan. In February 1953, London and Cairo officials signed an Anglo-Egyptian accord, which allowed for a three-year transition period to end Anglo-Egyptian rule in Sudan, converting from co-dominium rule to self-government. During the transition phase, British and Egyptian troops would withdraw from Sudan. The crash site was near an African village named Jebel Megeinus [Jabal Megeinis]. A hill located in Southern Kordofan State has the same name, and an approximate elevation of 537 meters above sea level. The Vickers Valetta was a British twin-engine military transport aircraft which first entered service in 1948. It was an all-metal mid-wing monoplane with a tailwheel undercarriage. These aircraft performed a variety of roles, carrying out parachute drops in the 1956 Suez Crisis and providing transport support for a number of other British Military operations in the 1950s and 1960s, including the Malayan Emergency, operations in Aden and Sudan, etc.

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        BORROWERS

      - NORTON,MARY. THE BORROWERS. London: J.M. Dent (1952). 8vo, blue pictorial cloth, tiny imperfection in cloth else fine in a very good dust wrapper with slight fraying restored. 1st edition, Carnegie Award Winner. The first of Norton's wonderful fantasies about these miniature people who must live by borrowing from humans, and what happens when their daughter becomes friendly with a human boy. Illustrated by DIANA STANLEY with pictorial endpapers, color frontis plus many nice text illustrations. (See Lynn p.157). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Borrowers

      The First UK Printing published by J.M. Dent in 1952. The BOOK is near FINE condition.A few light spots to the end papers but otherwise the pages are very clean.Small black mark on the upper edge of the rear cover which does not extend onto the rear cover.Clean boards with no fading to the spine.A very sharp copy.The WRAPPER is complete and is in VERY GOOD+ condition.It is the correct first issue and bears the correct price of 9s 6d.net.A little loss at the spine ends and front corners.Mild soiling to the rear cover but far less than usually encountered.The Diana Stanley wrapper artwork looks very presentable in the removable Brodart archival cover.The first title in the iconic Borrowers series and increasingly difficult to find in collectible condition. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

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        Rivista dell'Istituto Nazionale d'Archeologia e Storia dell'Arte.Nuova serie. Anno I, II, III, IV, V e VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI e XII, XIII - XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX - XX.

      Roma, "L'Erma" di Bretschneider 1952 - 1975, 300x230mm,in brossura. 335 - 380 - 284 - 368 - 432 - 364 - 322 - 311- 301 - 429 - 417 - 170 - 247 - 237 - 247 - 327 pagina. Buen estado.fotografie b/n,

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        Typed letter, signed.

      London, 30th June 1952. 1952.. One page letter to fellow author and illustrator Nicholas Bentley, typed on Kemsley House' headed notepaper, addressed and with salutation in manuscript. Ian Fleming was Foreign Manager at the Kemsley Group of Newspapers, and he drafted this letter in regard to to Bentley's position as an illustrator and contributor to their flagship paper The Sunday Times. Approximate dimensions 10 x 8 inches, folded twice. Fine. These two writers had maintained a professional relationship for about a year, and around the time this letter was written Fleming was polishing the draft of his first James Bond thriller 'Casino Royale'. While pressing his publisher for an ambitious first print run of 10,000 copies, Fleming would cite as an example in support of his claims Nicholas Bentley's mystery 'The Tongue-tied Canary', which sold 13,000 copies, despite being (according to Fleming) a "very moderate and conventional work" [see Gilbert, page 22].

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        Tao Te King.

      Paris, Vrille, 1952.In-4 en feuilles non paginé sous chemise gaufrée, titre gravé, sous chemise et étui noirs. Quelques légères marques à l'étui, ceci mis à part, en parfaite condition. Illustré de 17 beaux burins en couleurs de Ferdinand Springer, tirés par Georges Leblanc, dont un repris en gaufrage sur la couverture. Tiré à 110 exemplaires numérotés et 3 HC, celui-ci un des 10 exemplaires (IV) avec une suite des 17 burins.

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        The Old Man and the Sea 1st U.S. ed. (1952)

      Scribner's 1952 - Hanneman A 24.A. First edition first issue with the Scribner¿s seal and the "A" on the copyright page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Charlotte's Web

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition stated, first printing with I-B code. Very Good with light rubbing to cloth at bottom corners, small faint stain to top inner corner of front cover, light spotting stains to fore edge of page block near the bottom, else a rather sharp copy in a Good+ dust jacket with publisher's price of $2.50 intact, a bit of edge wear, rubbing, toning to spine and edges, soiling and a small stain to the rear panel.

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        East of Eden

      Viking Press, New York 1952 - First published by The Viking Press in September 1952. Page 281, line 38 has "bite" for "bight"Green cloth with red label in spine and dark blue lettering. Dust jacket with $4.50 price. Steinbeck's photo on rear panel and without reviews. A nice, clean copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Images a la sauvette. Photographies par Henry Cartier Bresson

      Editions Verve, 1952. In 4, cm 28 x 37, pp. (18) con 63 tavole fotografiche in b/n + (4) con tavole fotografiche in b/n 64 - 126 + (6). Cartonatura editoriale disegnata da Matisse con minimo danno al taglio ed a una cerniera. Poche puntinature da brunitura. Nel complesso buon esemplare. Edizione originale stampata da Teriade e uscita in contemporanea con l'edizione americana. Considerato uno dei piu' importanti testi fotografici del novecento, raccoglie il meglio dei primi venti anni di lavoro del celebre fotografo il quale descrive nella prefazione quale sia la poetica che ha governato il suo lavoro, in particolare il concetto di 'momento decisivo', cioe', il momento in cui tutti gli elementi si raccolgono per produrre una immagine. ITA

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        ENLUMINURES ARMÉNIENNES

      1952 - 24 ff. n.c. à 2 col. (texte bilingue russe et arménien)-60 planches de reprod. d'enluminures de manuscrits, du Xe au début XVIIe s. (principalement XIIIe-XIVe s.)-5 ff. n.c. (tables). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        TOMORROW, THE STARS .

      Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City 1952 - Octavo, cloth. First edition. Inscribed by Heinlein on the front free endpaper: "To Mrs. A. G. Archer -- / Robert A. Heinlein." Anthology compiled by Judith Merril and Frederik Pohl (not Heinlein, although he received credit as "editor" and was one of the five "editors" [i.e. readers] credited in the preface) collecting fourteen stories by Jack Finney, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Henry Kuttner, Eric Frank Russell, William Tenn, Isaac Asimov, Fritz Leiber, Judith Merril and others, with preface by Heinlein. Two exceedingly faint tape ghosts on fore-edge of each free endpaper, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket with a mild crease at bottom edge of front panel. A nice copy. Uncommon signed by Heinlein. (#154799) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Rolling Stones

      Scribner, New York, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. HEINLEIN, ROBERT A. The Rolling Stones, New York: Scribner, 1952. Octavo, first edition with Scribner's 'A' on copyright page, pp. 276, green cloth boards with blue lettering on spine and blue spacemen on front, illustrated by Clifford Geary. See Anatomy of Wonder, 5-63. Condition of this book: Jacket chipped at spine ends and corners, flaps have a few spots of foxing, endpages browned. Overall very good. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; United States; 1950s; Fiction. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52670. .

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        SQUIRREL HOTEL

      DU BOIS, WILLIAM PENE. DU BOIS,WILLIAM PENE. SQUIRREL HOTEL. NY: Viking 1952 (1952). 4to (7 X 10"), [48]p., cloth, fine in dust wrapper with some chipping at spine ends, some rubbing but VG. 1st edition. Written by Du Bois as well as illustrated by him, this is the story of a remarkable hotel built by a retired toy maker for the comfort and enjoyment of squirrels. Illustrated with full page and smaller drawings in black, white and shades of grey. THIS COPY HAS A GREAT WATERCOLOR FACING A FLYLEAF, SIGNED BY DU BOIS. MEASURING 4 X 4 1/2", IT FEATURES A HUMANIZED SQUIRREL SMOKING A CIGAR AND HOLDING A POOL CUE. THE POOL TABLE IS IN FRONT OF HIM AND A POTTED PLANT IS ON THE SIDE - WONDERFUL IMAGE. Laid in is the bookplate of Artie Shaw, the famous musician. First editions in dust wrapper are very scarce and Du Bois rarely did watercolors in books.

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        Invisible Man

      New York: Random House, 1952 - First Edition. A very good copy in a good dust jacket. With the ownership signature of novelist Anton Myrer. Laid into this copy is a typed note (ÓDear TonyÓ) on Random House letterhead from editor Albert Erskine (signing in ink as ÒAlbertÓ) sending him an advance copy of this book (clearly this copy), praising the novel and seeking his opinion. Erskine was an editor, likely editing MyrerÕs first book, published the previous year by Random House. Erskine also edited Warren, Welty, Faulkner, Michener and others, but might deserve greatest praise as this novelÕs champion. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        2 autograph letters signed. Bad Gastein and Zürich, 1952.

      1952. Large 8to. Altogether (1+1½ =) 2½ pp. on 2 ff. With 2 autogr. envelopes. To Paul Arthur Loos, the author of an acclaimed biography of Wagner ("Wagner. Vollendung und Tragik der deutschen Romantik", Bern 1952), asking to send his book to Zurich (22. VIII.), and remarking some impressions after reading it (9. XII.).

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        The Muslim Architecture of Egypt. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1952-1959.

      1952. Royal folio. 2 vols. XXVI, 290 pp. XXIV, 300 pp. With 251 plates and numerous text illustrations. Publisher's original green cloth. First edition, printed in 550 copies only. Principal work of the great architectural historian of Muslim Egypt. Beginning where his "Early Muslim Architecture" left off, this monumental two-volume set traces the history of Egyptian Islamic architecture from the dynasty of the Ikhshids and Fatimids (A.D. 939-1171) to that of the Ayyubids and early Bahrite Mamluks (A.D. 1171-1326). Creswell had begun his work in 1920 with a generous grant of King Fuad I; the present publication is dedicated to Fuad's son, Farouk I. - The publisher's voucher copies: numbers 4 and 2 of 550 copies printed, removed from Printer's Library of Oxford's famous Clarendon Press. In perfect condition. - Rare, the last complete copy sold in 1999 (Sotheby's, Oct 14, lot 185). OCLC 1105072.

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        AIR FRANCE CORSE

      Date : 1952 Dimensions : 62x100cm Imp : HAVAS Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

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        ORIGINAL PEN AND INK ARTWORK BY B.B. FROM "FAIRY TALES OF LONG AGO". Signed.

      London, Dent Children's Illustrated Classics, 1952. 1952, oblong, Image size approximately 110 x 120 mm, 4½ x 4¾ inches, showing Beauty and the Beast, a small dog in the foreground, the lower edge laberlled with the width of 3½" in pencil, labelled "A" with the pencilled title in the wide right margin, signed at bottom right within the image: "W - P. 52". Near Fine, not mounted, tiny pale smudge in right margin. The image appears on page 231. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Dichter u. Übersetzer (1920-1970): Eigenh. WIDMUNG mit Dat. u. U. (voller Namenszug) in seiner berühmtesten Lyriksammlung: \"Mohn und Gedächtnis\".

      Stuttgart, DVA, (1952). (1. Aufl.) 75 (+ 4 nicht paginierte) S. [S. 76 = letzte Textseite; S. 77 = weiß; S. 78 u. 79 = Inhalt] Schwarze OLwd. (Einband Peter Schneidler) mit goldgeprägt. Titel a. Deckel u. Rücken. OU. Erstausgabe (WG 8; Glenn B 02) mit eigenh. vierzeiliger WIDMUNG a. Vortitel über die Schwierigkeit des Übersetzens: \"à Madame Renée Lang, / en essayant de rejoindre ces mots / [während ich versuche, diese Worte zusammenzubringen] Paul Celan / Paris, mars [März] 1953.\" - // - Die Widmung für die französische Rilke-Forscherin, Literaturhistorikerin und Übersetzerin Renée Lang steht in Zusammenhang mit Ihrem Rilke - Buch: \"Rainer Maria Rilke. André Gide: Correspondance 1909-1926\", das 1952 in Paris, bei Correa, mit Einleitung und Kommentaren von ihr erschienen war. - Dieser Briefwechsel sollte wohl zunächst von Paul Celan ins Deutsche übersetzt werden. - In einem Brief (Paris, 27. August 1954) an Renée Lang schreibt Celan, er habe ihr Buch an die Deutschen Verlagsanstalt (DVA) zurückgegeben, da er Rilkes Sprache nicht entsprechend übersetzen könne: \"This language can\'t simply be translated, it must be translocated.\" (Glenn: F 09). - Diese strenge Auffassung Celans, der selbst Übersetzer von Lyrik aus und Dichter in vielen Sprachen war, erinnert an die These Heideggers, ein Übersetzer müsse fähig sein, gleichsam den kulturellen Strom, der zwei Sprachen trennt, zu überqueren. - Die deutsche Ausgabe des von Renée Lang kommentierten Buches \"Rainer Maria Rilke. André Gide. Briefwechsel 1909-1926\" erschien schließlich 1957 in der Übertragung von Wolfgang A. Peters bei der DVA und dem Insel Verlag (Sarkowski 1319). -Celans ursprünglich in Deutsch geschriebener Brief vom 27. August 1954, der im Zusammenhang mit unserem Widmungsexemplar steht, wurde ins Englische übersetzt und herausgeben [in KOPIE DABEI] von Jerry Glenn in \"Three Letters\" [von Paul Celan] In: A Special Section on Paul Celan. In: Sulfur (Los Angeles) Nr. 11. 1984. (S. 30 f.). Jerry Glenn (Prof. emeritus der Univ. of Cincinnati) ist Autor von \"Paul Celan. Eine Bibliographie\" (Wiesbaden 1989). - DABEI: Masch. Brief mit eigenh. U. (Southgate, 9. VII. 2016) von Jerry Glenn, in dem er beschreibt, wie der Kontakt zu Renée Lang entstand und dass Paul Celans Brief und dieses Widmungsexemplar in Zusammenhang stehen.Renée Lang ist Autorin weiterer Bücher über Rilke und Gide. 1953 erschien ihr Buch \"André Gide und der deutsche Geist\" bei der DVA und 1956 gab sie \"Rainer Maria Rilke: Lettres Milanaises 1921-1926\" heraus, die sie im Berner Rilke-Archiv entdeckt hatte. -Der Kunststoff - Umschlag (mit Fehlstellen) ist mit einem Text von Karl Schwedhelm (Süddt. Rundfunk) über Celans damals noch wenig bekannte Lyrik bedruckt. Das Buch mit der so interessanten Widmung ist bestens erhalten. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Autograph, Autografen, autographs, Eigenh. mit U. = eigenhändig mit Unterschrift, Signiert, signed dedication, hardcover - Einband in Ganzleinen (neudeutsch: \"Gewebe\" = Rückübersetzung von \"cloth\")

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        BONNARD Lithographe

      in 4 broché,couverture rempliée illustrée en en couleurs, Faux-titre,titre,183 pages,98 oeuvres reproduites plus la couverture en noir et en couleurs.André Sauret 1952. édition tirée sur grand vélin Rénage filigrané à la marque de l'éditeur,emboitage.Très bon état.Les lithographies ont été tirées par MOURLOT Frères dans la même technique,avec le même nombre de pierres et les gammes de couleurs utilisées par l'artiste

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        Apollinaire

      Raisons d'Etre 1952 - First Limited Edition – Text in French - Very Good slipcase and spine of folding cover insert with some wear and soiling and small splits top seams of slipcase. Contents are Near Fine to Fine with some mild edge yellowing due to age. Loose inserts in the folding cover. Printed by Mourlot on “velin d’arches a la forme,” with 11 original prints, 8 lithographs, and 3 small linocuts. This is number 29 of 330 such copies. The first 30 copies were SIGNED in pencil by Rouveyre and Matisse on the limitation page. The suite of 8 original lithographs may have been restricted also to the first 30 signed copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        «Apollinaire»

      Lithographies originales d'Henri MATISSE. Éditions «Raison d'être», 1952. In-4 (26x34cm), en feuilles sous chemise et étui d'édition décorés par Matisse.Ouvrage réalisé par F. Mourlot d'après les maquettes de MATISSE. Les 8 lithos originales ont été tirées sur les presses à bras de Mourlot Frères qui ont également imprimé la couverture et l'étui, composés par l'artiste. Le texte et les lettrines gravés par MATISSE ont été tirés par Coulouma. Tirage limité à 350 ex. Celui-ci sur Arches.

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        Oeuvres completes. Publièes avec le concours du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. Partie I / Volume 1 + Volume 2: Groups de Lie; Partie II / Volume 1: Algebre, formes differentielles, systemes differentielles; Partie II / Volume 2: Groups infinis, systemes differentiels, theories d'equivalence; Partie III / Volume 1: Divers, geometrie differentielle; Partie III / Volume 2: Geometrie differentielle (suite).

      Gauthier Villars, Paris 1952-1955. - 1356 S. (Partie I) - 1384 S. (Partie II) - 1873 S. (Partie III) mit wenigen Figuren und Portraits, Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 7900 Groß 8°, Original-Kunststoffeinbände (Hardcover), Bibliotheks-Exemplar (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet), Stempel auf Titel, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, 6 Bände (so komplett), 6 Volumes (co complete),. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Full of Life

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1952. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 178 p. Greenish powder-blue cloth with blue lettering. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Two strips of wear on fep from removed bookplate. Jacket bright and unclipped with light toning to spine panel but hardly any sunning, chipping at foot, wear and tiny closed tear at head, light rubbing. Fante's fourth book in a lovely jacket.

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        The Sensory Order An Inquiry into the Foundations of Theoretical Psychology

      London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited,, 1952. With an Introduction by Heinrich Klüver. Octavo. Original green cloth, spine lettered in silver. With the dust jacket. Ownership inscription of P. Nicholson dated 1968 to front free endpaper. Dust jacket with neat tape repairs to head and tail of spine; a very good copy. First UK edition, first impression, published in Chicago in the same year. The Sensory Order, Hayek's second book after his move to Chicago, is the final form of a thesis Hayek had developed in Vienna in the 1920s on philosophical psychology. Hayek argues that there are inherent limits to the human mind's capacity to understand itself, and that human beings know much more than they can ever explicitly explain.

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