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        Eeufees - Album : Pretoria Se Eerste Eeu In Beeld

      J.L. van Schaik, 1952, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fairthe jacket is worn, bit torn and marked. shelf rubbed. previous owner's inscriptions. foxing. internally clean and tightly bound. Afrikaans Language. [P.K.] Quantity Available: 1. Category: Afrikaans Language; Inventory No: 14ew.

      [Bookseller: Chapter 1 Books]
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        Arkiv för Matematik.

      Stockholm, Almquist & Wiksells, 1952-1998.. Bände 1 - 36 in 24 Bänden. 8°. Rote Leineneinbände.. ISSN: 0004-2080. Titel rückseitig gestempelt und Buchrücken mit Bibliotheks-Signatur-Schild.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Trageser]
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        A Master Plan for Port Louis Mauritius : a report

      Thornton White, Pryce Lewis & Sturrock, 1952, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacketthe boards are shelf worn and marked. there is a previous owner's signature and date. internally clean and well bound. many fold-out charts and maps. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 79ep.

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        The Circus of Adventure

      Macmillan, 1952, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, 1st EditionThe jacket is slightly worn and shelf rubbed with some marking and foxing. internally clean and tightly bound. [TK] This is the Seventh book of Enid Blyton's popular "Adventure" series. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children; Children- Collectable; Inventory No: ci13.

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        Famous Trees

      Dropmore Press, 1952, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Limited Editionjacket is shelf rubbed and edge worn, small tears. pages appear to be edge worn. limited edition ,number 379/999.well bound. good copy.[S.K] Quantity Available: 1. Category: Trees; Inventory No: 63fe.

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        Design for Point of Sale

      New York: Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1952. 1952 1st edition, in the uncommon dustjacket. Solid and VG in a bright, price-intact, VG- dustjacket, with several chips to the front panel's top-edge and light chipping along the rear panel's bottom edge. Still though, a very presentable copy of this Bible of early 50s design, "the first book to be published on the much-neglected but increasingly important field of point-of-sale display". Oblong octavo, unpaginated. . First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        The Sensory Order

      Chicago: University of Chicago, 1952. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To David Grene with all the best wishes from F.A.H Nov. 52." The recipient was David Grene, a professor of classics at the University of Chicago from and co-founder of the Committee on Social Thought. In 1950, Hayek left the London School of Economics for the University of Chicago, where he became a professor in the Committee on Social Thought. Near fine in the rare dust jacket with some wear to the spine and extremities. A nice association.The Sensory Order, first published in 1952, sets forth F. A. Hayek's classic theory of mind in which he describes the mental mechanism that classifies perceptions that cannot be accounted for by physical laws. "A most encouraging example of a sustained attempt to bring together information, inference, and hypothesis in the several fields of biology, psychology, and philosophy" (Quarterly Review of Biology).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB ]
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        Archive of letters, documents and promissory notes concerning financial matters, mostly written to Porter's lawyer and relative Albert Harvey Cole

      New York, 1952. 6 typed letters, signed ("Cole"), to Albert Harvey Cole, on Waldorf-Astoria letterhead; 3 typed documents, signed ("Cole Porter"); three promissory notes, signed ("Cole Porter"); 4 retained carbons; 1 typed letter, signed, from Margaret Moore, secretary to Cole Porter. Various sizes, letters approx. 11 x 8-1/2 in. Some light creasing, tears with loss to upper right corner of two documents, not affecting text, else generally near fine. Cole Porter on His Finances: "It's very difficult to keep the wolf away from the door" A fascinating correspondence, revealing that behind a nonchalant pose of indifference to money matters - "Sara Murphy commented that [Porter] never paid attention to money, assuming that everyone had it" (ANB) - Porter kept a close eye on his finances and was deeply concerned about his financial standing. In a series of 6 typed letters from Porter to his attorney and relative Albert Harvey Cole, Porter asks that money be transferred into certain accounts (in order to keep a minimum of $5,000 in his "Special Account"), inquires into account balances, complains about his tax liability (a whopping $120,000 for the first quarter of 1945), thanks Cole for "that life saving loan," and wishes he could "touch a bit" of his inheritance from his mother's estate. It is clear from these letters, as well as the three promissory notes in which Porter borrows over $26,000, that despite his income and his family's wealth, Porter was often short on funds. A revealing collection of letters and documents.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        EAST OF EDEN (First Trade Edition Inscribed to Pioneer Aviator William P. MacCracken)

      Viking 1952 - Steinbeck, John. EAST OF EDEN. New York: Viking, 1952. First Trade Edition. A Very Good copy in a Very Good priced dust jacket. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED on the title page by Steinbeck: "For William P. MacCracken, Jr. with best wishes/ John Steinbeck." William Petterson MacCracken, Jr. (1888-1969) was a pioneer aviator, the first licensed pilot in American history. MacCracken became the first federal regulator of commercial aviation when then-Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover named him the first Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Aeronautics in 1926. Since Orville Wright (retired) declined the honor, MacCracken became the first American to officially be issued a pilot's license (1927). Signed trade editions of EAST OF EDEN are far more uncommon in commerce than the signed/limited edition which had a large printing of 1500 copies. Custom Slipcase [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books ABAA]
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        THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA (1st edition)

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1952 - Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. 140 pages. True 1st edition, 1st printing. Scribners seal and the Letter A on the copyright page. Both copyright page and the title page state 1952. Old Man and the Sea is the latest title on the books by ernest hemingway page. No impression on rear corner. Book is crisp and tight. Appears unread. Pages edges are bright and clean. Pages lay tight and undisturbed. Binding and hinges are strong and tight. Corners are sharp. Blue cloth is pristine. 1st issue DJ with $3.00 price intact on the DJ flap. DJ is bright and attractive. Only most minor edgewear and a couple of tiny faint instances of soiling to rear of DJ that keeps this DJ from grading fine. The only flaws keeping the book from grading fine is a previous owner's name written in cursive to FFEP and there is toning to rear fly and RFEP as a result of a newspaper clipping once being laid in. An exceptionally tight, nice copy of this enduring classic! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Medium Rare Books LLC]
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        Madame Bovary: Roman

      Manesse-Verlag, 1952.. 592 Seiten Gebundene Ausgabe.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Felix Mücke]
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        A Hole is to Dig, a First Book of Definitions

      New York: Harper and Row, 1952. Later printing. [48] pp. 1 vols. 6.5 x 5.5. Paper dust-jacket over cloth-covered illustrated boards. Upper corner of front inner flap clipped, with price of $2.57 net on lower corner and "Harper Crest" foil sticker to front cover, otherwise fine. Signed by Sendak on the front endpaper with an original drawing in black ink and dated "Feb. '69 / for Bob Wilson".

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Chicago: The Second City

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1952. First. First edition. Drawings by Steinberg. A few pages roughly opened, including one that removes some text, thus very good in near fine, very slightly spine-sunned dustwrapper. Three long essays on Chicago that first appeared in the New Yorker, Inscribed by Liebling to his editor at there: "To Bill Shawn - Joe Liebling." A relatively innocuous inscription masking an important relationship, Shawn had worked at the New Yorker since 1933, and became only the second editor-in-chief at the beginning of 1952 after the death of founder Harold Ross. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Old Man And The Sea

      first edition first printing (Scribners "A" and seal present) hardcover in dust jacket (Scribners 1952); no prior owner marks; little age tone to text pages, light dust to outside text block edge; sound binding; cloth cover has slight sun fade along spine, rub wear along front joint edge and at corners and spine ends; cover panels have some faint age, sunning and rubbing along edges; dj has some sunning along spine and front panel edges; dj edge wear: rubbing along edges and folds, shallow chipping at spine ends, few short tears, a shallow chip bottom back panel edge; a scuff to lower back panel; flap price ($3.00) present; B9ambibab

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        Images à la Sauvette Photographies par Henri Cartier-Bresson [The Decisive Moment]

      Paris: Editions Verve 1952. The original French edition, with the cover design by Matisse using his cut-outs. Prelims, followed by half of the images, 4 pp of description of the plates, the second half of the images followed by further descriptions. Later published in English as The Decisive Moment, this is one of the great photographic books. blank, [16], 1-63,[4],64-126, [6] pp. The book is internally very clean. There is some toning to the boards at the edges, and there is mottling to the spine which has been professionally repaired. 37 cm tall . Very Good. Illustrated Boards. First Edition. 1952. Folio.

      [Bookseller: Fosters' Bookshop]
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        Jacob Steinhardt: Woodcuts

      Jerusalem Art Publishing Company ND (ca 1952), Jerusalem - Folio. Original illustrated dust-jacket over spiral bound half tan cloth. Chronologically arranged and fully reproduced, this collection of 57 woodcuts, including 16 hand-colored, is the catalogue raisonné of the Jacob Steinhardt's work between 1911 and 1952. Moderate creasing and chipping along edges of dust-jacket. Corners rubbed and slightly bumped (thus slightly affecting pages throughout). Text in English. Captions in English and Hebrew. Dust-jacket in overall good-, binding in good, interior in good+ to very good, plates in very good condition. About the artist: Jacob Steinhardt (1887-1968) was an Israeli painter and woodcut artist. acob Steinhardt was born in Zerków, Germany (now Poland). He attended the School of Art in Berlin in 1906, then studied painting with Louis Corinth and engraving with Hermann Struck in 1907. From 1908 to 1910 he lived in Paris, where he associated with Henri Matisse and Théophile Steinlen, and in 1911 he was in Italy. When World War I broke out, he enlisted in the German Army, and served on the Eastern Front in Poland and Lithuania, and then in Macedonia. After the war, he returned to Berlin, and in 1922 married Minni Gumpert. They immigrated to Palestine in 1933, after he was harassed by the German police, dominated by the Nazis who recently came to power. Jacob Steinhardt worked mainly in woodcuts depicting biblical and Jewish subjects. He participated in the Berlin Secession and founded the Pathetiker Group. He was a member of the Bezalel school group. In 1934, Steinhardt opened an art school in Jerusalem. In 1948, he became Chairman of the Graphics Department at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. He served as director of the school in 1954-1957. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        The Sensory Order

      Chicago: University of Chicago, 1952. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To David Grene with all the best wishes from F.A.H Nov. 52." The recipient was David Grene, a professor of classics at the University of Chicago from and co-founder of the Committee on Social Thought. In 1950, Hayek left the London School of Economics for the University of Chicago, where he became a professor in the Committee on Social Thought. Near fine in the rare dust jacket with some wear to the spine and extremities. A nice association. The Sensory Order, first published in 1952, sets forth F. A. Hayek's classic theory of mind in which he describes the mental mechanism that classifies perceptions that cannot be accounted for by physical laws. "A most encouraging example of a sustained attempt to bring together information, inference, and hypothesis in the several fields of biology, psychology, and philosophy" (Quarterly Review of Biology).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        East Of Eden

      New York: The Viking Press, 1952. First Trade Edition. Near fine in light green cloth covered boards with a black on brick red title label on the spine and dark green print on the front board with the top edge of the text block stained yellow. In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with a 1/3" long closed tear at the upper edge of the spine area at the fold to the front panel with related creasing and light flecking of the printed colors and with rubbing and minor wear to the upper fore edge of the front panel at the fold. 602 pages of text. Pages 88/89 show minor offsetting from a newspaper article having been laid-in the book for too long. (Goldstone A32b) An extremely handsome, clean, tight and bright copy.

      [Bookseller: Town's End Books]
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        THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. First edition. about Fine/Near Fine. A lovely copy of this American classic. Book about Fine with the spine gilt only a trifle rubbed, binding sharp and likely unread. Bookseller's ticket on the front paste-down In a Near Fine, price-clipped dust jacket with light wear at the spine ends and along spine fold, but bright and clean withal. The final work of fiction published in the author's lifetime, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and cited by the Nobel Prize Committee, "The Old Man and the Sea" cemented Hemingway's legacy as one of the greatest American writers of the twentieth century and would turn him into a household name. The story follows the tribulations of an aging and suddenly unlucky fisherman, Santiago, as he tries to catch a gigantic marlin in the Straits of Florida. Hemingway wanted to show the simple dignity and biblical nature of Santiago's trials - and succeeded mightily. The book was originally published in full in an issue of Life Magazine, which subsequently sold 5 million copies in less than a week. "No outbursts of spite or false theatricalism impede the smooth rush of its narrative. Within the sharp restrictions imposed by the very nature of his story Mr. Hemingway has written with sure skill. Here is the master technician once more at the top of his form, doing superbly what he can do better than anyone else." (Contemporary New York Times Review). about Fine in Near Fine. dust jacket.

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        Mary Poppins in the Park

      New York: Harcourt Brace & Co ., 1952. Octavo. Publisher's light blue cloth. titles to spine, titles and pictorial motif to front cover, pictorial pink endpapers. In the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout the text by Mary Shepard. Discolouration spotting to cloth on boards and spine, corners and ends of spine lightly bumped, in the price clipped dust jacket with shallow chipping to ends of spine and corners, chip along spine edge of rear panel, gentle wear along flap folds, mild creasing to spine and rear panel top edge. A very good copy. First US edition. Inscribed by the author on the fly leaf, " For my dear Angela, with love from the author-Christmas 1952.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The old man and the sea. Novel. Jacket design by A.

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952, New York. Primera edición. - 21x14. 140 pgs. Sobrecubierta con un pequeña falta en el borde inferior del lomo. Figura en las solapas el precio original de la obra ($3.00). Texto en inglés. H8078 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería y Editorial Renacimiento, S.A.]
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        John Ford's framed International Award from the Venice International Film Festival for The Quiet Man (1952)

      Venice International Film Festival, Venice 1952 - Director John Ford's framed International Award from the Venice International Film Festival for his classic 1952 film, "The Quiet Man." Ford also received a nomination for the Golden Lion Award at the same festival and went on to win the 1953 Academy Award for Best Director for the film. Begun in 1932, the Venice Festival is one of the most prestigious film events in the world, second only to Cannes, and the oldest fillm festival still being held.28 x 20 inches, original black wood frame. Unexamined out of frame, but the award certificate appears to be in Fine condition, and the frame is Very Good with a bit of edgewear, with evidence that the backing has been removed. Presumably this either the frame in which the award was presented or the one Ford had made for it. A unique piece of film history from one of the iconic director's most critically acclaimed films.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        TEMOIGNAGES POUR L'ART ABSTRAIT 1952 introduction de léon degand

      art d'aujourd'hui, paris 1952 - Broché , couverture imprimée (petits défauts d'usage , dos insolé ,taches et petites déchirures sans manque) petit in 4 30 compositions hors-texte dont 27 en couleurs au pochoir : 1)Alberto MAGNELLI, 2)Jean ARP,3)André BLOC,4)BOZZOLINI,5)CHAPOVAL,6)Sonia DELAUNAY 7)DEL MARLE,8)Jean DEWASME,9)Jean DEYROLLE,10) Cicéro DIAS,1)César DOMELA,12)A.R FLEISHMANN,13)GILIOLI (en noir)14)Jean GODRIN,15)Auguste HERBIN,16)Robert JACOBSEN,(en noir)17)LANSKOY,18)Berto LARDERA (noir)19)Jean LEPPIER, 20)Alberto MAGNELLI,21)Alberto MAGNELLI,22 Richard MORTENSEN 23) Edgar PILLET,24)POLIAKOFF,25)Marie RAYMOND, 26)Alfred RETH,27) Nicolas de STAEL 28)Victor VASARELY,29) Far-El NISSA ZEID 30)Auguste HERBIN achevé d¿imprimer le 7 mars 1952 planches en couleurs exécutées par Ranson 1/50 exemplaires de luxe numéroté n: 40 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Abécédaire (L').]
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        Human Relations: A quarterly Journal of Studies towards the Integration of the Social Sciences (KONVOLUT aus 16 Bänden/ CONVOLUTE of 16 vols.) - Vol. 5 (1952) - Vol. 20 (1967) complete, bound years/ komplette, gebundene Jahrgänge!

      Plenum Publishing; 1952 - 1967.. je Band ca. 400 Seiten; each vol. about 400 pages; Gebundene Ausgabe/ bound;. Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 16 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; ENGLISCH!

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros - Versandantiquariat]
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        Human Relations: A quarterly Journal of Studies towards the Integration of the Social Sciences (KONVOLUT aus 16 Bänden/ CONVOLUTE of 16 vols.) - Vol. 5 (1952) - Vol. 20 (1967) complete, bound years/ komplette, gebundene Jahrgänge!,

      Plenum Publishing; 1952 - 1967. - je Band ca. 400 Seiten; each vol. about 400 pages; Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 16 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; ENGLISCH! Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 11500

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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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        Conciencia histórica

      Babel, Santiago de Chile 1952 - Esta edición consta de 300 ejemplares en papel de fabricación especial, teniendo este ejemplar el No. 273. Sin refilar. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maria Sanchez]
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        THE IVORY GRIN

      NEW YORK NY: ALFRED A KNOPF CO. NF/VG+. PUB 1952. FIRST EDITION. ISBN: AUTHOR'S 4TH BOOK. BOOK HAS JUST A TRACE OF CORNER AND SPINE END WEAR BUT IS OTHERWISEVERY CLEAN AND CRISP. D.J IS A BIT WORN AT THE FORE-EDGE CORNERS WITHSHALLOW CHIPPING AT THE SPINE ENDS, A SHALLOW 1/16" CHIP AT THE TOP OFTHE FRONT PANEL, A NUMBER OF SHORT EDGE TEARS, AND SCATTERED SURFACEABRASIONS TO THE VERTICAL FOLDS. A VERY NICE CLEAN COPY WITH PRICE NOTCLIPPED ON D.J.. Keywords: MYSTERY, INVISIBLE, ABCDEF.

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        The Ivory Grin

      Knopf, 1952 - Very Good/Very Good. FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER w/DJ. The 4th book in Macdonald's Lew Archer Series. The copyright page reads "FIRST EDITION". Some wear at the top and bottom of the spine and book edges, some tiny spotting on the front and back free end papers. DJ: a ¾ by ½ inch piece missing at the top left of the rear flap; at the front and rear flap inside, there is a faded tape mark as well as at bottom of the inside spine of the DJ. Some wear at the spine and some edges of DJ. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        East of Eden

      New York: The Viking Press, 1952. - One of Fifteen Hundred Copies Signed by John SteinbeckSTEINBECK, John. East of Eden. New York: The Viking Press, 1952. Autographed First Edition. 1/1,500 signed copies, of which seven hundred and and fifty are for private distribution. Signed in blue ink by by John Steinbeck. Octavo (8 15/16 x 6 inches; 227 x 152 mm.). [viii], 602 pp. Original green buckram, front cover lettered in gilt, spine with rectangular brown printed panel, lettered in gilt, all edges stained red. An unusually bright and fine copy of this title. Housed in the publishers brown paper covered slipcase (a little rubbed at extremities)."The subject is the only one man has ever used as his theme - the existence, the balance, the battle, and the victory in the permanent war between wisdom and ignorance, light and darkness - good and evil." (John Steinbeck).East of Eden features the intertwining stories of the Hamilton and Trask families. The former is based on Steinbeck's own genealogical lineage, while the latter is a representation of the Biblical Adam and his descendants. Considered by the author to be his masterpiece work, East of Eden is a culmination of the major themes and strengths of Steinbeck's other novels: an affinity for nature, the pervasive struggle between good and evil, familial relationships, and American history. During the writing process, Steinbeck chronicled the development of his novel with letters to his friend and former publisher Pascal Covici, the contents of which were published a year after Steinbeck's death as Journal of a Novel: The East of Eden Letters. A lengthy yet popular tale originally intended by the author to teach his sons about the Salinas Valley in California in which they were raised, East of Eden has been adapted into a film, a musical, and a television miniseries.Goldstone & Payne A32a. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        GRABADOS AL AGUAFUERTE DE MICIANO de El Ingenioso Hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha

      - Jeréz de la Frontera, [1952-1966]. Gran folio. Grabados al aguafuerte de Teodoro Miciano, en papel de hilo presentado cada uno en un díptico en cartón antiácido y acetato, en material de alta calidad, medidas exteriores 375 x 280 mm. y medidas de mancha: la principal 164 x 218 mm. cabeceras 160 x 60 mm. y capitulares 45 x 45 mm. // Posibilidad de venta por separado: - 0076_1.- Prólogo. Al libro de Don Quijote de la Mancha. 100 ¿ / - 0076_2.- Capítulo I que trata de la condición y ejercicio del famoso hidalgo D. Quijote de la Mancha. 75 ¿ / - 0076_3.- Capítulo II que trata de la primera salida que de su tierra hizo el ingenioso D. Quijote. 100 ¿ / - 0076_4.- Capítulo III donde se cuenta la graciosa manera que tuvo Don Quijote en armarse caballero. 120 ¿ / - 0076_5.- Capítulo XVII donde se prosiguen las innumerables trabajos que el bravo Don Quijote. 100 ¿ / - 0076_6.- Capítulo XLI donde todavía prosigue el cautivo su suceso. 150 ¿

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        Plakat - Andreff & Partner Ino. Lithographie.

      Amsterdam, Bildjetdrukkerij, o. J. (1952) - 128 x 90 cm, Zustand B, (etwas randrissig). J. «Jean» Andreff war ein Schweizer Zirkusclown und hatte zwischen 1930 und 1951 diverse Engagements in ganz Europa, u.a. mit Josephine Baker, Fernandel, beim Zirkus Knie, Zirkus Belli u.v.a. 1000 gr.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        En attendant Godot: piece en deux Actes

      Paris: Editions de Minuit, 1952. FIRST EDITION. Fine. UNCUT AND UNOPENED. Original publisher's white wrappers, printed in blue and black. In very fresh state, obviously never read, hint of toning as is true in all copies (with the exception of the virtually unobtainable and prohibitively expensive issue on Large Paper, limited to just 35 copies). The binding is clean and bright, with only the most minor pings to the edges and faint palming on spine, as expected from even the most reverential admiration of this great book over a period of more than 60 years. "Mint" / "As new" / "l'état de neuf"? No, not quite. "Fine"? Yes. Preserved in cloth protective case. We are unrepentant condition fetishists. To be sure, the present copy of the First Edition of "Godot" has exceeded even our most unrealistic hopes. Indeed, precious few UNCUT AND UNOPENED copies are recorded. Beckett famously declined to attend the Award Ceremony for receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature (1969). In his absence, the Swedish Academy declared "Godot" to be one of Beckett's two masterpieces (the other being "Happy Days"). In Beckett's absence, the Nobel Prize committee proclaimed that "In the case of Godot we have, 'Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another?' The two tramps are confronted with the meaninglessness of existence at its most brutal. It may be a human figure; no laws are as cruel as those of creation and man's peculiar status in creation comes from being the only creature to apply these laws with deliberately evil intent. But if we conceive of a providence - a source even of the immeasurable suffering inflicted by, and on, mankind - what sort of almighty is it that we - like the tramps - are to meet somewhere, some day? Beckett's answer consists of the title of the play. By the end of the performance, as at the end of our own, we know nothing about this Godot. At the final curtain we have no intimation of the force whose progress we have witnessed. But we do know one thing, of which all the horror of this experience cannot deprive us: namely, our waiting. This is man's metaphysical predicament of perpetual, uncertain expectation, captured with true poetic simplicity: En attendant Godot." - SOURCE: "Les Prix Nobel en 1969" (ed. Wilhelm Odelberg). Stockholm: Nobel Foundation, 1970.

      [Bookseller: Michael Laird Rare Books LLC]
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        Pigs Have Wings

      London: Herbert Jenkins,, 1952. Octavo. Original red boards, titles to spine and publisher's device to rear board in black. With the pictorial dust jacket. Spine gently cocked, light spotting to top and fore edges of text block, faint partial tanning to free endpapers. An excellent copy in a with a few short closed tears and repairs to the verso but exceptionally bright. First UK edition, first impression, preceded by the American edition of the same year.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Three-part nursery frieze

      London: Frederick Warne,, 1952. 3 colour lithographs. Sheet size: c. 1000 x 250 mm. Framed size: 1105 x 358 mm. In excellent condition. Framed, mounted, and glazed. Three-part nursery frieze by the publisher of Beatrix Potter's books. Depicting characters and scenes from the author's stories in a continuous landscape.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Les Plantiers *

      23.8.1952 ?. - Dessin original au crayon 38 x 28, titré et daté, rehaussé de gouache, sous cadre bois naturel 50 x 40. Variante de motif prévu pour l'album "Cévennes".

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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. Spine of jacket dulled, extremities of spine chipped. 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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Arabian Highlands

      Ithaca, N.Y.: Published by the Cornell University Press for the Middle Eastern Institute, 1952. First edition (not published in England). Without errata slip. Illustrated with 64 half-tones, 3 maps (including large folding map of Qizan in pocket at back), and 2 diagrams. xvi, 771 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Green cloth. Front inner hinge tender, very good in very good dust jacket (old cello tape staining at head of spine panel, small losses). This book chronicles Philby's two trips to the southwest corner of Saudi Arabia in 1932 and in 1936-1937 which were at the time almost unknown and uncharted. A very scarce book indeed.

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        SCIENTOLOGY: 8-80 The Discovery and Increase of Life Energy in the Genus Homo Sapiens

      Pheonix, AZ: The Hubbard Association of Scientologists. Good with no dust jacket. 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Spine darkened, small cracks at spine ends, rub at front hinge fold, moderate foxing, blank bookplate, a little underlining in pencil .

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        I, Robot

      UK: Grayson and Grayson. London, Grayson & Grayson, 1952. Hardback first edition and first impression. The book is fine, the jacket is very good with a bit of rubbing a 10mm closed tear to the upper corner, a couple of chips to the bottom of the spine and a 10mm area of loss from the head of the spine. A very nice copy overall, except the area of unfortunate loss. . Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1952.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        Braunes Ross. Cheval brun.

      . Original-Farblithographie bei Mourlot, Paris, 1952, 38x54 cm (Mourlot 61). (Die Graphik liegt unter einem säurefreien Schrägschnitt-Passepartout).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Martin Barbian & Ina Grund G]
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        Excellent Women

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1952., 1952. FIRST EDITION. ASSOCIATION COPY: Inscribed by the author's parents to flyleaf, dated September 1953. Octavo; pp.256. Publisher's brown hardcovers in the original colour-printed dustjacket. Some minor edgewear to jacket else a clean, near fine copy of Barbara Pym's second book.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Invisible Man

      New York: Random House, 1952. First edition. 439 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original cloth. Fine in good plus dust jacket designed by E. McKnight Kauffer, author portrait by Gordon Parks (wear at spine ends, back cover wrinkled with closed tears, tape repairs on verso).

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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