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        Nellie Come Home; New World for Nellie [US title; with duplicate copy].


      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Decisive Moment

      New York: Simon & Schuster in collaboration with Éditions Verve of Paris,, 1952. Folio. Original decorated boards designed by Matisse. With the dust jacket and the booklet of captions laid-in as required. Extremities slightly rubbed and toned, minor wear to corners. An excellent copy in a lightly toned jacket. First US edition, first printing. Although first published earlier the same year as Images à la sauvette, it was this New York edition that established the photographer's international reputation.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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. Spine faded, rear board foxed; an excellent copy, internally fine, in the jacket with toned spine, a couple of light spots to front panel, extremities rubbed, and some small nicks to extremities. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Het uitzicht van de duif. 5 (van de) 9 originele kleuren-houtsneden van Constant elk met een gedicht van Jan G. Elburg.

      (Amst., Gal. Le Canard, 1952). 5 dubbele bladen. Folio.*Het betreft de bladen 2, 3, 4, 6, 7. - Toegevoegd: doubletten van blad 2 en 3.

      [Bookseller: André SWERTZ B.V.]
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        Journal d'un cheval.

      - ([Paris,] Bruker 1952,) 4°, farbig illustr.Or.-Pp.-Mappe m.Schließbändern.57 S., Umschlagillustration in Or.-Lithographie, 2 illustr.Titel in Or.-Radierung u.3 getönte ganzs.Or.-Lithos von Marc Chagall.1.illustr.Ausg.Zweifarbiger Druck auf festem Rivesbütten in 150 num.Expl.(insges.200 Expl.).Umschlagrücken stellenw.schwach verfärbt, sonst schönes Expl.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Die Schmiede]
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        Out of Africa.


      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        LA CUCINA ITALIANA. Giornale di gastronomia per le famiglie e per i buongustai. Fondata nel 1929 da Delia Notari.

      In - 8, brossura originale. Di questa famosa rivista mensile illustrata, ca. 100 pagine ogni numero, offriamo una raccolta di 48 annate complete, dal 1952 (Anno I della ?Nuova Rivista di Cucina?) al 1999. Segnaliamo inoltre che 10 annate hanno in più un ?Numero Speciale? e precisamente: 1986 (Supplemento al n. 10) - 1988 (Speciale di Primavera) - 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1998 (Speciale di Natale) e 1999 (Speciale di Natale + un ulteriore Supplemento). "La Cucina Italiana" è dal 1929 il più autorevole mensile di gastronomia e di cultura alimentare, e di più lunga tradizione in Italia e nel resto del mondo. E' ricchissimo non solo di ricette ma anche di rubriche, segnalazioni di nuove tendenze, novità di cucina e consigli per la casa. In questa importante raccolta, solo pochi fascicoli hanno lievi mancanze al dorso, altrimenti è tutta ben conservata, e 11 annate (dal 1952 al 1963 - tranne il 1958) sono contenute in un cofanetto editoriale in tela rossa.

      [Bookseller: El Boletin]
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        Celle qui n-etait plus

      Paris: Denoel. (1952). First. 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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        3 Autograph letters signed.

      Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat and London, 1952 and n.d. - 8vo. 4 pp. 1 autograph envelope. To Marcel Thibaut of Revue de Paris: „Mon nouveau roman paraîtra en Angleterre dans quelques jours. J’ai prié l’Agence Claurouin de vous envoyer un exemplaire. Vous verrez s’il vous plait[ ]" - London 31 October: „Pour le moment je ne vois rien que je puisse vous proposer et quant à La Lettre, c’est une vieille nouvelle que Madame Blanchet a traduite il y a déjà longtemps et je suppose qu’elle a paru quelque part[ ]" - 14 January 1952: „Un professeur américain en train d’écrire un livre (comme tous les professeurs américains) me demande où se trouve la citation suivante de Sainte-Beuve: „L’extrême félicité à peine séparée par une feuille tremblante de l’extrême désespoir, n’est-ce pas la vie?" Je vous ai lu assez pour savoir que vous connaissez la littérature française et que vous avez une mémoire étonnante. La phrase se trouve sans doute dans une des Causeries du lundi, mais laquelle? [ ]"

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Rose and Crown.

      London, Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1952. - VII, 307 pp. 8vo. With autogr. inscription signed: "For MacDonald Ebenezer Cornelius (Con) from Sean O'Casey. With warm regards & remembrance of many a laughing hour". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Player Piano

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1952 - First edition, signed on the title page. Both Scribner's "A" and Scribner's colophon on copyright page. Book is square, binding is tight and pages are clean. Spine tail has narrow sun fade line, otherwise near fine. Dust jacket very good+, priced $3.00. Spine and flap edges have some color deterioration, is now in a Brodart protective cover. 295 pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wolfmueller's Books]
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        Les Belles de Nuit [The Beauties of the Night] (Original French Film Program)

      Franco London Films, 1952. Original French program for the 1953 film, "La Belles de Nuit," directed, produced, and written for the screen by Rene Clair, and 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. I n this film, 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. A beautifully put-together program, with a lovely tipped-on cover plate illustration by French poster artist Georges Allard, and a clear Mylar outer wrapper card covers, then a thinner, blue-tinted inner Mylar 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.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Ich sah und schnitt in Holz. Mit 40 Original-Holzschnitten (numerierte Ausgabe)

      Hergestellt bei Paul Hartung Hamburg, 1952. Herausgegeben in einer Auflage von 300 numerierten Exemplaren (hier vorliegend No. 138). Hardcoverausgabe (24 x 20,5 cm), Originalpappband mit Deckelvignette, sämtliche 40 Holzschnitte in einwandfrei sauberer Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: ANTIQUARIAT WEBER GbR]
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        6 papers by Barbara McClintock 1948-1952 her Nobel Prize work

      Carnegie Institute Year Book, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 1948-1952 - A rare group of Barbara McClintock's most important papers. Included are: Mutiable Loci in Maize offprint from Carnegie Institution of Washington Year Book No. 47, for the year 1947-1948, pages 155 to 169. Issues December 10, 1948; Mutable Loci in Maize offprint from Carnegie Institution of Washington Year Book No. 48, for the year 1948-1949, pages 142 to 154. Issued December 9, 1949; Mutable Loci in Maize offprint from Carnegie Institution of Washington Year Book No. 49, for the year 1949-1950, pages 157-167. Issued December 15, 1950; The Origin and Behavior of Mutable Loci in Maize offprint from Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 36, No. 6, pp. 311-355, June 1950; Mutable Loci in Maize offprint from Carnegie Institution of Washington Year Book No. 50, for the year 1950-1951, pages 174 to 181. Issued December 14, 1951; Mutable Loci in Maize offprint from Carnegie Institution of Washington Year Book No. 51, for the year 1951-1952, pages 212 to 219. Issued December 12, 1952. 3 have J.T, Baldwin's stamp of ownership, 2 Norman H. Giles stamp of ownership, and one has Franz Schrader's ownership signature. All are in very good condition, with little rusted staples."Between 1948 and 1950, she developed a theory by which these mobile elements regulated the genes by inhibiting or modulating their action. She referred to Dissociator and Activator as "controlling units"?later, as "controlling elements"?to distinguish them from genes. She hypothesized that gene regulation could explain how complex multicellular organisms made of cells with identical genomes have cells of different function.[47] McClintock's discovery challenged the concept of the genome as a static set of instructions passed between generations.[2] In 1950, she reported her work on Ac/Ds and her ideas about gene regulation in a paper entitled "The origin and behavior of mutable loci in maize" published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In summer 1951, when she reported her work on the origin and behavior of mutable loci in maize at the annual symposium at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, presenting a paper of the same name. The paper delved into the instability caused by Dc and As or just As in four genes, along with the tendency of those genes to unpredictably revert to the wild phenotype. She also identified "families" of transposons, which did not interact with one another.[2][48][44]Her work on controlling elements and gene regulation was conceptually difficult and was not immediately understood or accepted by her contemporaries; she described the reception of her research as "puzzlement, even hostility".[49][44] Nevertheless, McClintock continued to develop her ideas on controlling elements. She published a paper in Genetics in 1953, where she presented all her statistical data, and undertook lecture tours to universities throughout the 1950s to speak about her work.[50] She continued to investigate the problem and identified a new element that she called Suppressor-mutator (Spm), which, although similar to Ac/Ds, acts in a more complex manner. Like Ac/Ds, some versions could transpose on their own and some could not; unlike Ac/Ds, when present, it fully suppressed the expression of mutant genes when they normally would not be entirely suppressed.[51] Based on the reactions of other scientists to her work, McClintock felt she risked alienating the scientific mainstream, and from 1953 stopped publishing accounts of her research on controlling elements."The importance of McClintock's contributions was revealed in the 1960s, when the work of French geneticists Francois Jacob and Jacques Monod described the genetic regulation of the lac operon, a concept she had demonstrated with Ac/Ds in 1951." Wikipedia Quality, Value, Experience. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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        The Old Man and the Sea

      Scribner's, 1952 A fine first edition (Scribner's A on the copyright page) in a fine dust jacket, inscribed by Hemingway on the front free endpaper. Housed in a custom-made collector's clamshell case.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        D'Arcy Ryan's annotated copy of 'Australian Totemism.' A Re-examination of the Problem, with Special Reference to Recent Field Work. Thesis for the degree of B-Litt.'.

      Oxford:. 1952.. Hardcover. Very good condition. The author's copy of the typewritten thesis of Australian anthropologist D'Arcy Ryan, for the degree of B. Litt. at Lincoln College, Oxford, on Australian totemism, with his pencil annotations. D'Arcy Ryan (1923 - 2014) was born in Bondi, educated in Sydney and Oxford and lectured for 25 years at the University of Western Australia, an expert on the Mendi people of the Highlands of Papua New Guinea. The author put his academic work at Oxford into perspective in his autobiographical essay in another work, "Ethnographic Presents: Pioneering Anthropologists in the Papua New Guinea Highlands", edited by Terence Hays: "In these days, when many postgraduate students are demanding that supervisors be a cross between a parent, confessor, and nanny, the casual style of Oxford supervision may seem incredible; indeed, in retrospect, it was. I was rash enough to remark on this at one stage, and received the reply (from E -P) [Evans- Pritchard]: "I'm afraid we don't indulge in spoon feeding Here!" I came to realize that this meant in practice an almost complete abdication from any sense of duty or responsibility to students, who were singularly blessed to be Here [Oxford] at all." (University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 1992. p200). Contents in the thesis include: the Ecological and Social Setting of Totemism; the Religious Life of the Aborigines; theories of Totemism; Appendix I: Circumcision and Subincision; Appendix II: Psycho-analytical theories: Freud and Roheim. 8vo, [iv], 272pp, folding map, map. Quarter blue cloth and dark blue buckram boards, with title at spine in white on black, printed by a label maker. Libraries Australia ID 42956953. OCLC: 271760713 cites only Oxford and the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies holding copies.

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        The Old Man and the Sea

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing with the publisher's colophon and an "A" on the copyright page. Near Fine, in an Near Fine dust jacket with price of $3.00 intact. Blue cloth shows light foxing, lightly rubbed corners. End sheets toned. Dust jacket is a bit toned at the spine and edges, and very lightly edge worn. A nicer than usual copy of Hemingway's classic novella.

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        The Old Man and the Sea (with DUSTWRAPPER PRINTED ON TWO SIDES)

      Jonathan Cape 1952 - First UK edition, first printing 1952. Blue cloth with red design and lettering to front cloth and spine. Lower edge uncut. In unclipped dustwrapper with no reviews on inner rear flap. However, removing the dustwrapper reveals that a completely different design is printed on the reverse of the dustwrapper with reviews from various literary sources. Because of the creases in the dustwrapper it would appear that this "other" design was, at one point, the main cover with the coloured pictorial design as the reverse. I am stumped as to which is the original and why the two designs are printed back to back. Promotional copy? I have never seen this format on the first edition, first printing before (or any other edition for that matter.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Post Mortem Books]
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        Charlotte's Web With drawings by Garth Williams

      Hamish Hamilton, London, 1952. The first printing of the first UK edition of White's juvenile classic. 8vo. 170pp. Powder blue boards with pictorial red lettering to spine and upper board. With forty-six Garth Williams' drawings, several full-page. Cloth at extreme head and base of backstrip just a little discoloured where the dust wrapper is defective, and tips of two corners gently bumped. A narrow strip of light spotting to endpapers, and just a little more to top- and fore edge. A very crisp and bright copy in non-price-clipped (8s. 6d. net) pictorial dust wrapper, a little tanned, spotted and edge worn with several tiny slivers of loss to spine ends and tips of corners. This first English edition is significantly more uncommon than the American issue, published by Harper in the same year.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.

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        Invisible Man

      Random House, 1952. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Random House, New York 1952. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Printing, no additional printings. Cloth boards. Signed by Ralph Ellison on a tipped in page after the endpaper. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good+, tight spine, shelf wear, light spots. Rubbing at the title, age toning, light stain at the front endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, price clipped, shelf wear. Short tears, light stain at the rear flap. In a new mylar cover.

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        Real Algebraic Manifolds

      Princton University Press, Baltimore, MD 1952 - FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS of one of Nash's most important papers. Nash "was bent on proving himself a pure mathematician. Even before completing his thesis on game theory, he turned his attention to the trendy topic of geometric objects called manifolds. Manifolds play a role in many physical problems, including cosmology. Right off the bat, he made what he called 'a nice discovery relating to manifolds and real algebraic varieties.' Hoping for an appointment at Princeton or another prestigious math department, he returned to Princeton for a post-doctoral year and devoted himself to working out the details of the difficult proof. "Many breakthroughs in mathematics come from seeing unsuspected connections between objects that appear intractable and ones that mathematicians have already got their arms around. Dismissing conventional wisdom, Nash argued that manifolds were closely related to a simpler class of objects called algebraic varieties. Loosely speaking, Nash asserted that for any manifold it was possible to find an algebraic variety one of whose parts corresponded in some essential way to the original object. To do this, he showed, one has to go to higher dimensions. "Nash's theorem was initially greeted with skepticism. Experts found the notion that every manifold could be described by a system of polynomial equations implausible. 'I didn't think he would get anywhere,' said his Princeton adviser. "Nash completed 'Real Algebraic Manifolds,' his favorite paper and the only one he concedes is nearly perfect, in the fall of 1951. Its significance was instantly recognized. 'Just to conceive the theorem was remarkable,' said Michael Artin, a mathematician at MIT. Artin and Barry Mazur, who was a student of Nash's at MIT, later used Nash's result to resolve a basic problem in dynamics, the estimation of periodic points. Artin and Mazur proved that any smooth map from a compact manifold to itself could be approximated by a smooth map such that the number of periodic points of period p grows at most exponentially with p. The proof relied on Nash's work by translating the dynamic problem into an algebraic one of counting solutions to polynomial equations." (Kuhn and Nasar, The Essential John Nash). IN: Annals of Mathematics, Vol. 56., No. 3, pp. 405-421. Baltimore, MD: Princeton University Press, 1952. Octavo, original printed wrappers. Toning to spine and some light toning to rear wrappers; a hint of edgewear. An extremely well-preserved copy of one of Nash's greatest work. RARE in original wrappers and without any institutional stamps. Note:: A custom box is available for this item for an additional $225.

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Correspondance/Romans/Oeuvres Intimes/Voyages en Italie/Voyages en France. 9 Bände

       Gallimard, Paris, 1952 - 1992 Zusammen ca. 10200 S, Ganzledereinbände mit Goldprägung und Lesebändchen - sehr gute Exemplare/French Edition / Volume 4/13/109/304/249/386/158/196/199 de la \"\"Bibliotheque de la Pleiade\"\" / Dünndruckausgabe - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Französische Literatur

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        Berichte über die gesamte Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe sowie deren Grenzgebiete

      - Unter dem Protektorat der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie hrsg. in Gemeinschaft mit W. Bickenbach, H. Eymer, C. Kaufmann, H. Martius, R. Schröder, H. Zacherl, H. Runge und H. Wimhöfer Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 500 Springerv., Bln., 1952-1986. Band 47 bis Band 122. Insgesamt 62 Bände inkl. kumuliertes Register 1986, Hln.

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        James Mason on the set of "Julius Caesar" (1952)

      N.p.: N.p., 1952. Vintage oversize double weight photograph of James Mason on location in Bronson Canyon, California, for the shooting of "Julius Caesar" in 1952. Shot, struck, and mounted by the film's still photographer, Bob Willoughby. SIGNED by Willoughby at the bottom right margin in black ink, with his rubber stamp on the verso (noting his address Los Angeles). Full provenance available. After studying with Saul Bass at the Kann Institute of Art in Los Angeles, Willoughby began working as a photographer for magazines such as "Life," "Look," and "Harper's Bazaar" in the late 1940s. It was while on assignment covering Judy Garland in a "A Star is Born" that Willoughby's ability to capture his subjects' spontaneity, humor, and vulnerability, resulting in images that were far different from more traditional film stills, came to Hollywood's attention and earned him his first "Life" magazine cover. Willoughby spent the next 20-plus years working as a set photographer for every major studio, documenting some of most important films of the era and creating intimate portraits of some of Hollywood's greatest celebrities. Technically and stylistically innovative, Willoughby built the first remote radio-controlled cameras used on film sets, pioneered the use of the "silent blimp" for 35mm cameras, and created brackets to mount his cameras directly over the movie cameras to capture the same images. Willoughby moved his family to County Cork, Ireland in 1972, working on only a handful of films through the late 1970s and early 1980s, though he would continue to photograph, exhibit, and publish books for the remainder of his life. The stills in this collection were given by Willoughby to friends in Kilbrittain, Ireland just prior to his move to Vence, France in 1989, where he would remain until his death in 2009. Perhaps more than any other photographer, Willoughby is responsible for creating the the look of mid-century celebrity and moviemaking in the popular imagination, with his images printed in magazines literally every week of his career. But beyond being prolific, Willoughby's legacy rests with his ability capture the essence of the actors he photographed, as well as the films with which those photographs were associated. As Sydney Pollack said in his introduction to Willoughby's autobiography, "Sometimes a filmmaker gets a look at a photograph taken on his own set and sees the 'soul' of his film in one still photograph. It's rare, but it happens. It happened to me in 1969, the first time I looked at the work of Bob Willoughby during the filming of "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" Willoughby's photographs are in the permanent collections of ten museums, including The National Portrait Galleries in Washington, DC and London, the Bibliotheque Nationale de France, The Museum of Modern Art, and The Tate Modern. In a custom museum-quality frame, archivally mounted, with UV glass. 16 x 17.25 inches. Near Fine.

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        Invisible Man

      Random House, 1952. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Random House, New York 1952. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Printing, no additional printings. Cloth boards. Signed by Ralph Ellison on a tipped in page after the endpaper. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good+, tight spine, shelf wear, light spots. Rubbing at the title, age toning, light stain at the front endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, price clipped, shelf wear. Short tears, light stain at the rear flap. In a new mylar cover.

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      Philadelphia, Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, [1952] - Octavo, cloth. First edition. Part of the classic Winston science fiction series for young readers published between 1952 and 1961. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-251. Light age-darkening to endpapers along gutter margins, small crease to fore-edge of page 15/16, else a fine copy in nearly fine first printing dust jacket (lists 10 titles on rear panel) with light rubbing to spine ends and corner tips and a hint of dust soiling to rear panel. Jacket illustration by Alex Schomburg. (#150106) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        DABO. Pliegos de Poesía. Núms. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12.

      PARA CELEBRAR NUESTRO 25 ANIVERSARIO APLICAMOS UN 10 % DE DESCUENTO EN TODOS NUESTROS ARTICULOS ( DESCUENTO YA APLICADO AL PRECIO QUE FIGURA EN EL ARTICULO ). - Palma de Mallorca. Editan Rafael Jaume / Xam (Pedro Querglas Ferrer). Gráfs. Miramar. s/f. (1952. en el año 1955 apareción el nº 16, y en el 1960 el nº 17 y último). 32x22 cm. paginación continuada para todos los números, 1 a 192 págs. grabados Xilográficos al Boj en todos los números por Xan, Pedro Martínez, Maxím, E.-C. Ricart, intonso. Tienen como encarte: Suplemento Dabo, Núm. 1 al 9. De 4 págs. cada uno, en los 3 primeros números no existián. Escriben los mejores poetas del momento. Se publicarón 17 números. Tengo índice de los autores. # revista [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, December (Dec.) 1, 1952 - William Stephenson (A Man Called Intrepid) Bonus-Length Feature

      Maclean Hunter, Montreal 1952 - 80 pages. Features: Magnificent cover illustration by William Winter depicts a quintessentially Canadian backyard skating rink; Household Finance (HFC) ad on page one features photo of Mr. J.B. Vaillancourt, manager of the Shawinigan Falls, Quebec office; Our Sham Defense Battle - Editorial; Krupp, Schacht and Rommel - Beverley Baxter reflects on what happened at the Castle Harben on October 1, 1946 in the wake of the Nuremberg Trials verdicts; William Stephenson - The Biggest Private Eye of All - he directed the most secret of all cloak-and-dagger operations of the Second World War - here, for the first time, is the story of the man who pulled the strings which spiked Hitler's guns in the western hemisphere - article with photo; Dr. Gordon M. Bell's School for Sobriety - The Shadow Brook Health Foundation for men and the Willowdale Hospital for Women, both located on the outskirts of Toronto; Karsh's Charlottetown (PEI) - The City That's One Big Farm - article with great Karsh photos, especially a large shot of Premier Walter Jones meeting voters to resolve their issue, and another of Dr. Roderick Macdonald at age 94; Maude Burbank and her Musical Moppets - she takes care of two musical bands of Moncton youngsters; Manitoulin Island - The Eden Isle of Evil Spirits - article with nice colour photos; What the Boyd Gang Fiasco Can Teach Us - the Mayor or Toronto, Allan Lamport assails conditions which helped the Boyd Gang terrorize his city; The Slide That Shook The West - A Maclean's Flashback article to the April 29, 1903 Frank Slide, in which part of Turtle Mountain crashed into Crowsnest Pass, destroying the town of Frank; The World's Most Ardent Birdwatcher - Peter Scott, the gifted son of Scott of the Antarctic will fly anywhere to gaze lovingly at rare wildfowl - article with photos; You Can't Stop a Woman Crying; Nice one-page colour ad for Stanfield's "Look-Alike" Balbriggan Pajamas with happy family scene; Gaines Meal dog food ad features illustration of Saint Bernard; Vintage Frigidaire ad includes lengthy Christmas message and suburban evening scene of appliances being delivered to happy homes; Cream of Wheat ad features Li'l Abner; Vintage colour ad for Christie's Premium Crackers; Colour centrefold ad for Ekco and their many kitchen products; Champion Spark Plug ad includes photos of 12 new members of the 100-mile-an-hour club at Indianapolis; Two-page colour ad for Revere Cookware - 'the world's finest'; Lightning Zipper ad shows irate wife fixing husband's trousers while he stands, semi-dressed, taking her abuse; and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. Two-inch opening to fore-edge of front cover and first two pages mended with archival tape. A sound copy of this very special issue. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Wise Blood

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Small ding to top of back board, a bit of light foxing and light dust-soiling to edges. Jacket has light foxing and rubbing, is chipped a bit at head and tail with a few small creases and nicks, but is unclipped ($3.00) and has an unfaded spine panel. A very nice copy of the Southern author's first book.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Prisoner's Base

      New York: Viking Press, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Inscribed (1974) on half-title by author. PO gift inscription on free endpaper. Text block tight and unmarked. Price clipped DJ in Mylar. 3/8" tear to tail of upper panel. 1/4" & 1/8" tears to head of lower panel. Fraying to head of spine, 1/4" chip to tail.

      [Bookseller: Liberty Book Store IOBA FABA]
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        A Baptist Bibliography. Being a Register of Printed Material By and About Baptists; Including Works Written Against the Baptists. Edited by Edward C. Starr, Curator of the American Baptist Historical Society and Librarian Crozer Theological Seminary.

      Chester (Pensylvania), American Baptist Historical Society 1952-1976. Bände 2-25 (von 25 Bänden; es fehlt der erste Band, sonst vollständig), insgesamt 24 Bände, 4° (27,5 x 21 cm), Hardcover, gebunden, Halbleineneinbände. Bibliothekseinbände. Rücken mit kleiner Signatur, Vorsatzpapiere mit kleiner Signatur und handschriflichtem Vermerk in Bleistift. Titelblattrückseiten gestempelt. Einbände stellenweise minimal berieben. Bände sonst in gutem und durchgehend sehr sauberem Zustand. - First volume missing. Vol 2-25. Ex library copies. Covers occasionally a bit rubbed. Small shelf marks on back, title pages stamped. Else books in good and very clean condition. Versand D: 11,00 EUR Baptisten, Taufe, Baptismus, Baptism, Freikirche, Bibliographie. A Baptist Bibliography - Starr, Edward C. (Ed.): A Baptist Bibliography. Being a Register of Printed Material By and About Baptists; Including Works Written Against the Baptists. Edited by Edward C. Starr, Curator of the American Baptist Historical Society and Librarian Crozer Theological Seminary.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kretzer]
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        East of Eden

      Viking Press 1952 - New York: Viking Press, 1952. Signed limited edition in new book box. Book in F/NF condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fiona's Rare Books]
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        The Old Man and the Sea

      Scribner's, 1952 A near fine first edition in a very good dust jacket. Scriber's A and seal on the copyright page and price of $3.00 on front flap. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Contes mystérieux et fantastiques

      Société Normande des amis du livre 1952 - Paris, Société Normande des amis du livre, 1952 In-4 (25,5cm x 33cm) de [2ff.]; 95pp. & [5ff.] Tiré à 75 exemplaires sur BFK rives. 11 gravures sur cuivre en noir dont frontispice, 4 hors-texte et un cul-de-lampe par Léonor Fini En feuilles, sous couverture rempliée, chemise et étui Exemplaire n°48 imprimé pour Mr Robert Israel. Bel exemplaire, étui en bel état, dos de la chemise décoloré, ombres sur la couverture en bel état par ailleurs; intérieur en bel état, frais. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE EPPE FRÈRES]
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        The Old Man and the Sea

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First edition. (All points present. Has "A" and the Scribner's seal present on the copyright page; jacket has price of $3.00 intact; rear panel is the blue variant.) 140 p. Blue cloth with silver lettering. Good+ in Good dust jacket. Spine rubbed, bottom edge rubbed, gift inscription on front end paper, small stain on fore edge. Jacket missing 1" chip at tail, also chipped at head and nicked in spine panel, stain down front panel, faint pencil marks on back panel, a few small tears in top edge, price intact ($3.00).

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        East of Eden.

      Viking, New York 1952 - Presentation copy - "For --- with great pleasure/ John Steinbeck". A signed first trade edition is much scarcer than the limited signed edition of this book. 8vo, green cloth, lightly sunned on the spine. New York: Viking, 1952. First trade edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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