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        A travers nos Vignes. Illustré par Maurice Brianchon.

      Klein, Paris, 1952. - 285 X 375 mm. brolché sous double emboitage. 49 pp. E.O. illustrée par Maurice Brianchon d'une eau-forte originale sur la couverture et de 9 planches coloriées. Tirage limité à 305 ex. 1/5 ex. hors commerce, brochés, paraphés par l'éditeur, avec une suite de l'eau-forte originale et des planches en couleurs. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Serge Paratte, Livres anciens & modernes]
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        A Suggested Interpretation of the Quantum Theory in Terms of Hidden Variables, Parts I" in The Physical Review, 85, 2, January 15, 1952

      FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPS OF PART I David Bohm's deterministic Hidden Variables Approach to Quantum Theory. Bohm's 'Hidden Variables' interpretation is the basis of the De Broglie-Bohm Theory (or Bohmian Mechanics) and extends the Pilot Wave Theory to cover multiple particles. Bohm published an account of quantum theory that was fully deterministic, but which gave exactly the same experimental predictions as those of conventional quantum mechanics. In this theory, probabilities arise from ignorance of certain details. This remarkable discovery led John Bell to re-examine von Neumann's argument stating that this was impossible and to exhibit the flawed assumption on which this erroneous conclusion had been based" (Polkinghorne, Quantum Theory). ALSO included is Bohm and Pine's seminal quartet of papers, "A Collective Description of Electron Interactions: II. Collective vs. Individual Particle Aspects of the Interactions." The papers illustrate the Bohm-Pines idea that the physics of the electron fluid can be divided up into high-energy collective "plasmon modes" and low energy electron quasiparticles. In this landmark group of papers, Bohm and Pines realized that they could realized that they could separate the strongly interacting gas via a unitary transformation into two well-separated sets of excitations, high-energy collective oscillations of the electron gas, called plasmons, and low energy electrons. The Pines-Bohm paper is a progenitor of the idea of renormalization: the idea that high-energy modes of the system can be successively eliminated to give rise to a renormalized picture of the residual low energy excitations. Part II present here specifically breaks the theoretical practice into six elements. ALSO included in this volume is C. N. Yang's seminal paper "The Spontaneous Magnetization of a Two-Dimensional Ising Model" in which the model is calculated exactly with the result also giving the long-range order in the lattice. This is the first publication of a derivation for the square lattice and Yang's proof is considered a mathematical tour-de-force. ALSO included are the following other papers of great import: Deutsch and Brown's letter "Zeeman Effect and Hyperfine Splitting of Positronium" and Bethe and Butler's "A Proposed Test of the Nuclear Shell Model." CONDITION & DETAILS: Lancaster: American Physical Society. Volume 85, 1952. Quarto. (10.5 x 8 inches; 262 x 200mm). Original wraps, complete issue housed in custom maroon cloth covered box that is gilt-lettered at the spine and on the front board. Minor fading around the edges of the journal issue; professional repair at the spine. Bright and clean within. Very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Atticus Rare Books]
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        The Old Man and the Sea

      Charles Scribner's 1952 - Charles Scribner's, New York 1952. First Edition / First Printing. Scribner's "A" and seal are present on the copyright page. Blue cloth boards with silver lettering. Jacket priced at $3.00. Book Condition: Very Good+, tight spine, clean boards, minor age toning. Light spots on the boards and endpaper, bookplate at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine+, soft shelf wear, minor age toning. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books]
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        Hopalong Cassidy: Trouble-Shooter

      Doubleday, Garden City, NY 1952 - 192 pages. First edition, first printing. Dust jacket art by George Rozen. His second Hopalong Cassidy book. Fine book in a fine dust jacket with just a touch of wear to the corners. A beautiful copy! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fireproof Books]
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        Arithmetic Progress Papers (Teacher's Book)

      Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1952. Paperback. Very good. VGC.Thomas Nelson & Sons,1952.Teacher's book. Paperback (small tear,mark,a couple of small nicks,scratch and crease on the edges of the cover) in VGC.Nice and clean pages with small ink marks on the outer edges,small mark and some creases on the edges of the book,name of previous owner written inside the title page.The book is in VGC for its age with light shelf wear.70pp. The book is divided into two sections, Written and Mental. Includes answer's. Out of print book.

      [Bookseller: Alpha 2 Omega Books]
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        "Ein Strauß bunter Nelken" originales Ölgemälde auf Leinwand ca. 50x65cm; mittig rechts signiert und datiert "1952"

      . Maße im weißen Holzrahmen (76x61cm)..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        Christmas at the Rose and Crown - A Little Brown Mouse Book

      U.K.: Heinemann. Hardcover. Copies of this wonderful title are rare, but to find a copy in such wonderful condition as this is almost too much to hope for. Book is clean, bright and unmarked with minimal wear and a minor bump to the upper back corner of the backstrip. Dust jacket is clean and unmarked with light wear and no chips or tears. Dust jacket is not price-clipped and is now preserved in a clear protective sleeve. Original price on each flap of dust jacket has been overlaid with what may be a distributor's small sticker stating a new price of 4'- net. Truly a premium copy. . Very Good. 1952. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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        WHITEOAKS - [Hand-Signed By Theodore Rowland-Entwistle] [His Book]

      Macmillan and Co., London 1952 - This book is collectable in itself but there is also a very interesting signature [in pencil] to the inner front prelim on the dustjacket. The signature is that of: Theodore Rowland-Entwistle, who was himself an author. It's very rare that I see anything signed by this guy so it does increase the rarity and value of this book. Now for the book description: The original dustjacket houses this book. It retains price of 7s. 6d. net to the inner prelim. Foxed in general with very small chips to the top of the spine and corners. It is housed in a removable plastic archival sleeve. Boards are a light coloured rust cloth with green lettering to the spine and front board. Faded at the edges front and rear. Otherwise: a nice clean condition and firmly bound to page block. There are 380 pages, apart from browning to endpages and foxing occasionally to edges; the pages are nicely clean. Page block is tight. - E N D - --- MAKE ME AN OFFER --- This is a rare and valuable book and the price shown is what I would like to get for the book, but as with any of my books: I am open to any reasonable offers. If you make an offer and I accept it, I will change the price in abe books, so you can still buy through this site. --- POSTAGE OPTIONS: Our orders are shipped within 1 or 2 business days. If you select 'Priority' as the postal option, you will get the fastest option. [Please have a look at my Shipping Rates and Estimated times for Delivery, so you can make the preferred choice]. --- Thanks for your interest and I hope you like the book enough to buy it. - Regards from Arabella. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arabella's Beautiful Books]
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        The Old Man and the Sea

      Charles Scribner's, 1952. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. Charles Scribner's, New York 1952. First Edition / First Printing. Scribner's "A" and seal are present on the copyright page. Blue cloth boards with silver lettering. Jacket priced at $3.00. Book Condition: Very Good+, tight spine, clean boards, minor age toning. Light spots on the boards and endpaper, bookplate at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine+, soft shelf wear, minor age toning. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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        East of Eden

      New York: The Viking Press,, 1952. Octavo. Original green cloth, spine lettered in dark green on brown background, front board lettered in dark green. With the dust jacket. Spine ends slightly bumped, light mottling to front board, minor foxing to edges and endpapers. An excellent copy in a slightly foxed jacket with mildly toned spine panel, and a few nicks and creases to extremities. First edition, first printing of Steinbeck's twelfth novel, originally published to mixed reviews. His longest and most ambitious work, East of Eden was at first conceived as a narrative history of Steinbeck's own family, and the author stated of it: "I am in it and I don't for a moment pretend not to be" (John Steinbeck and His Contemporaries edited by Stephen K. George and Barbara A. Heavilin, p. 15).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE INTELLIGENT INVESTOR: A Book of Practical Counsel

      New York: Harper and Brothers, [1952]. Hardcover. Very good +/very good. Very good in a very good-minus jacket. 8vo. Two toned cloth covered boards. Red cloth over spine, boards in a textured, gray cloth. Gilt lettering to spine. In original printed dust jacket. Unclipped. Jacket edgeworn, with a tape repair and open tear to upper spine end. One small puncture through paper at spine. Upper book corners lightly bumped, spine ends with a tiny bit of shelf wear. A handful of pages around the 240-250pp. mark with tiny corner folds. Otherwise sound, clean, and unmarked. A later printing of the scarce, original edition (date code "B-B" to lower end of copyright page, indicating a printing date of February 1952) of this classic book on value investing, Warren Buffett has called it "by far the best book on investing ever written," and Graham expands and substatially revises the theories and approaches he proposed in his earlier SECURITY ANALYSIS (1934). A handsome example of this landmark work.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        The Old Man and the Sea

      New York: Charles Scribner's,, 1952. Octavo, (217 x 147mm). Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in black morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, roll to turn-ins, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Old Man and the Sea - with the rare wrap-around band

      Scribners 1952 - A first edition, first printing published by Scribners in 1952. This copy conforms to all first issue points: wrapper is priced at $3.00, the photo on the rear panel is tinted blue and the Scribners A is present on the copyright page. The book is in very good condition with a stain to the spine and some light tanning to the rear inside hinge. One small previous owner's name to the head of the front free endpaper. The dust wrapper is near fine and has some light wear to the corner of the spine tail. Corners a little rubbed. With the rare wrap-around band, mentioning the book in addition to the author’s win for the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. The band is a nice addition to a lovely copy of the book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        The Old Man and the Sea

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1952. Octavo. Bound for Asprey's of London in dark blue morocco, raised bands to spine, titles and pictorial tools to compartments gilt, boards with double frames incorporating swallows, fish, shell, and star tools, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Bookplate of John Connly Walsh to front pastedown. A fine copy. A beautifully bound copy of an early reprint of this modern classic.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        En pos de nuestra abadía

      Ayuntamiento de Fuenterrabía, s.a. [ca 1952] - 8º mayor, [14] págs + 5 acuarelas originales, rústica ilustrada, ilustraciones en color. En los años 50, y por iniciativa de algunos vecinos de la localidad, el Ayuntamiento de Fuenterrabía promovió la construcción de una abadía benedictina en el monte Jaizkíbel, junto al Santuario de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe; su intención era trasladar a dicho monasterio la comunidad del Priorato de Santa Teresa de Lazcano. Junto con el folleto explicativo de esta iniciativa, se incluyen 5 ACUARELAS ORIGINALES de Francisco Garrido cuyas reproducciones aparecen en el impreso

      [Bookseller: MIQUELEIZ ANTIGUEDADES]
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        CIUDAD Y ALDEA. Nº 1(diciembre 1952), 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 (1953) y el nº 7 Extraordinario (1955)

      1952/1953, Valencia 1952 - 7 revistas 16 pags aprox c/u 28x41 cm Rústica Buen estado La Diputación y los Ayuntamientos; La sección femenina; Esquema de una política de aldea; Jefatura Provincial; Las Juntas comarcales de Autoridades y Mandos; Política agraria y útil enseñanza; Política cultural de los Organismos Locales; Urbanismo; El servicio Militar; Divulgación de temas juridico municipales; Planes de trabajo; Estudio económico de la comarca de Villar del Arzobispo, etc

      [Bookseller: Librería Maestro Gozalbo]
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        Images a la Sauvette. Photographies par Henri Cartier-Bresson.,

      Editions Verve 1952 - 126 Erstausgabe in französischer Sprache/ First edition in french language, Gebundene Ausgabe OHNE Schutzumschlag, Paris, Editions Verve 1952, VII/126/V Seiten, Schwarzweiß-Fotobildband, Bindung einwandfrei, Papier innen leicht fensterrandig nachgedunkelt, Seite 43-45 sowie S.50 am Rand etwas fleckig, letzte Seite im Buch etwas stockfleckig, sonst keine größeren Mängel, Buchschnitt kaum nachgedunkelt und sonst nahezu tadellos, Einband in sehr gutem Zustand mit nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren (intern: 38G-rotbraun/Kunst/GOU-3) Sprache: fr Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

      [Bookseller: Lydia & Hubert Lohmaier GbR]
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        Images a la Sauvette. Photographies par Henri Cartier-Bresson.

      Editions Verve 1952.. 126 Gebundene Ausgabe. Erstausgabe in französischer Sprache/ First edition in french language, Gebundene Ausgabe OHNE Schutzumschlag, Paris, Editions Verve 1952, VII/126/V Seiten, Schwarzweiß-Fotobildband, Bindung einwandfrei, Papier innen leicht fensterrandig nachgedunkelt, Seite 43-45 sowie S.50 am Rand etwas fleckig, letzte Seite im Buch etwas stockfleckig, sonst keine größeren Mängel, Buchschnitt kaum nachgedunkelt und sonst nahezu tadellos, Einband in sehr gutem Zustand mit nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren (intern: 38G-rotbraun/Kunst/GOU-3)

      [Bookseller: Lydia und Hubert Lohmaier GbR]
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        Féérie pour une autre fois

      Gallimard 1952 - - Gallimard, Paris 1952, 11,5x18cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - Edition originale, un des 1050 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa Navarre. Cartonnage de l'éditeur relié d'après la maquette originale de Paul Bonet. Quelques infimes manques de couleurs au dos, bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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 a little worn; an excellent copy in the toned jacket with some nicks and chips to extremities. First US edition, first printing, first published earlier the same year as Images à la sauvette. The photographer's finest and definitive collection of images. In his preface Cartier-Bresson writes, "To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event as well as of a precise organization of forms which give that event its proper expression… if the shutter was released at the decisive moment, you have instinctively fixed a geometric pattern without which the photograph would have been both formless and lifeless."

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Viva Zapata!

      n.p., 20th Century-Fox, 1952, first edition. A group of 41 different glossy 8X10-inch b&w stills from the original release of this film that starred Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, and Anthony Quinn, who won an Oscar for best supporting actor, all of them are sometimes pictured in this lot, they carrry a 831 production number and are individually numbered 1, 4, 5, 6, 6-, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 27, 29, X-29, 30, 32, 34, 36, 37, 38, 40, 42, 43, 44, 46, 47, 50, 52, 63, 60, and 61, together with two portrait stills, one with Brando and Peters numbered AD-H15 (?) and another of Brando that is unnumbered, none of these stills were in the Adrian H. Goldstone collection, but see Goldstone & Payne E18, not recorded by Morrow. Very good to fine.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman]
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        FIND THE FEATHERED SERPENT

      The John C. Winston Company [1952], Philadelphia, Toronto - Octavo, cloth. Signed by the author on the half title page. The author's first book. "A time travel tale involving a Wellsian time machine." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 5-78. A near fine copy, some darkening to text block, in a very good to near fine first printing dust jacket (four titles listed on rear panel), mild rubbing to folds and extremities. (11312) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Soft Voice of the Serpent

      NY: Simon & Schuster. (1952). The first American edition of the South African Nobel Prize winner's first book to be published outside of her native country. A collection of stories. Signed by the author. Small, neat owner name on flyleaf, faint edge-sunning; near fine in a near fine, spine-tanned dust jacket with some internal tape strengthening. An attractive copy of an important first book, and uncommon signed. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Wise Blood

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company,, 1952. Octavo. Original yellow boards, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. An exceptional copy in the very slightly toned dust jacket. Beautiful. First edition, first printing, in the first issue jacket with the $3.00 price and the correct setting of the front flap. The author's landmark first book of which only 3,000 copies were printed. One of those pieces of book production each element of which is distinctly vulnerable - the yellow boards readily crease and discolour, the spine rolls with a single heavy reading, the white jacket attracts the sun and soils with little prompting, and is short tears occur to the stoutly laminate paper then chip inevitably follow. In this case all such perils have been avoided and this copy is,s by dint of that, simply gorgeous.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Celle Qui N'Etait Plus [Diabolique] (First French Edition, Review Copy, Signed by Boileau and Narcejac)

      Paris: Denoel, 1952. First French Edition (and correct first). INSCRIBED by Narcejac on the front endpaper and signed by Boileau just below. A French review copy, with the necessary PRESSE punch-stamp present on both the rear panel of the jacket and the book. An absolutely pristine, extraordinarily well-preserved example. "Celle Qui N'Etait Plus" was the writing team's first effort, basis for Henri-Georges Clouzot's 1955 masterpiece, "Les Diaboliques" (or Diabolique), starring Simone Signoret. Before Clouzot had even finished making "Diabolique," Alfred Hitchcock had secured the rights to the duo's forthcoming book, which would become the basis for his masterpiece, "Vertigo." A cornerstone film source title, only the second book signed by either of the authors we have ever encountered. Beyond even this, however, clearly one of the first copies of the title to have been handled by anyone. Pages uncut. Fine in wrappers, in a Near Fine example of the rare dust jacket. In a custom quarter-leather clamshell box.Buss, p. 74. Criterion Collection 35. Grant, pp. 182-183. Selby Masterwork, p. 215. Spicer, p. 453.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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        FIND THE FEATHERED SERPENT

      Philadelphia, Toronto: The John C. Winston Company,. [1952]. Octavo,. cloth.. Some darkening to text block, a near fine copy in very good to near. fine dust jacket with mild rubbing to edges and folds. Jacket. illustration by Henry Sharp. (#127156). First edition. Signed by the author on the half title page. The author's first book, first published in 1952 as part of the classic Winston science fiction series for young readers published between 1952 and 1961. "A time travel tale involving a Wellsian time machine." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 5-78.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        TOP OF THE HEAP (Intimately Inscribed)

      New York: William Morrow, 1952. FAIR, A. A. {actually:} Gardner, Erle Stanley. TOP OF THE HEAP. New York: William Morrow, (1952). First Edition. A FINE Bright copy (one stray pen mark on the fore-edge where Gardner's pen overshot the front free endpaper) in a very appealing VERY GOOD to NEAR FINE Original Dust Jacket with its appealing cover art by Charles Lofgren. The unclipped, priced Dust Jacket has some very light edge-wear and some stray marks on the back panel (which features a hilarious wanted poster of ESG). On the front endpaper, the author has inscribed: "To Tee, my wild Irish Rose, who has a perception of story values, a great imagination and no editorial contacts. With love, yours, Erle." Underneath the inscription, Gardner has written out his name in full and added the date: "Erle Stanley Gardner/February 1952." Tee Rose, as can be seen in the many other inscribed copies from her estate which we are currently selling, was a very close friend of ESG and their relationship dated from at least 1934 until 1963 when allusions to her ill-health may explain why he presented no more copies to her after that date. One of the best of the Bertha Cool-Donald Lam detective novels which was recently honored by being the first Cool-Lam title to be reprinted in 30 years (by the Hard Case Crime Club).. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Illus. by Charles Lofgren.

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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. Light partial tanning to free endpapers. A bright copy in a lightly rubbed and chipped jacket. Excellent. First UK edition, first impression, preceded by the American edition of the same year. Lord Emsworth is once more embroiled in a fierce rivalry with his pig-rearing neighbour, the obese baronet Sir Gregory Parsloe-Parsloe, as the Empress of Blandings' chances of a third victory in the local show may be scuppered by Parsloe. Meanwhile, Blandings Castle is once more home to romantic entanglements and engagements gone awry. Luckily, Gally is on hand to smooth things over.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Ubu Roi. Drame en cinq actes. Quarante dessins de René Auberjonois.

      Eynard, Rolle, 1952 - Rolle, Eynard 1952. In-4°. 138 p. Avec 40 dessins à l'encre et au crayon, dont 12 hors texte. En feuilles sous deux chemises (broché et demi toile), emboîtage. Monod 6398. - 1/500 exemplaires numérotés sur Arche teinté (tirage: 556 exemplaires). Sprache: Französisch En feuilles sous deux chemises (broché et demi toile), emboîtage. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Journal d'un Cheval

      (Chagall, Marc) Claire Goll, Journal d'un Cheval, Paris, Manuel Bruker, 1952. Copy 111 of 150 on Rives, unsigned as issued. ( Entire edition 200: 50 on Van Gelder, the first 25 with a suite, 150 as this copy). Quarto. 9 3/4" x 12" x 32.5 x 25mm. Unbound as issued in wrappers and original brown wove boards with ribbons. Fine. With wood engraved cover in color designed and cut by Robert Blanchet.* Two original etchings and four lithographs after Chagall. For full description see: www.goldenlegend.com/pdfs/goll.pdf

      [Bookseller: Golden Legend, Inc.]
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        Exceedingly Rare Truman free frank postmarked White House envelope

      "White House envelope signed ?Harry S Truman? as President in the upper right franking position, 4.25? x 2.75?. Imprinted in the upper left, ?The White House.? Hand-postmarked in the center, ?Washington, D.C. Oct 17 9AM 1952? Fine condition."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        The Journal of Symbolic Logic. Vols. 17-18

      New York: Academic Press, . Two volumes bound in one. 298pp, 376pp. From the library of philosopher Willard Van Orman Quine. These volumes were Quine's working-copies. Quine's ownership signature to front free endpaper. One paper bookmark with three lines of calculations on Quine's hand, placed between pages 180-181 of Vol. 17, and one blank paper bookmark placed by Quine between pages 198-199 of Vol. 18. Quine has corrected an erratum on pencil on pp. 73 and 218, Vol. 17, and has check marked several names on the list of Members of the Association for Symbolic Logic, pp.291-298, Vol. 17. On Vol. 18, there is a small marginal note on p.33 which was cut by the binder. Also, two marginal notes on pp. 188 and 189 consisting of calculations. Also a small correction in Robert L. Stanley's "Note on a Paradox". Very good+, bound in cloth covered boards.. New York, Academic Press, 1952-1953. Large - 8°. Two volumes bound in one. 298pp, 376pp. From the library of philosopher Willard Van Orman Quine. These volumes were Quine's working-copies. Quine's ownership signature to front free endpaper. One paper bookmark with three lines of calculations on Quine's hand, placed between pages 180-181 of Vol. 17, and one blank paper bookmark placed by Quine between pages 198-199 of Vol. 18. Quine has corrected an erratum on pencil on pp. 73 and 218, Vol. 17, and has check marked several names on the list of Members of the Association for Symbolic Logic, pp.291-298, Vol. 17. On Vol. 18, there is a small marginal note on p.33 which was cut by the binder. Also, two marginal notes on pp. 188 and 189 consisting of calculations. Also a small correction in Robert L. Stanley's "Note on a Paradox". Very good+, bound in cloth covered boards. Includes for instance: Haskell B. Curry - The system LD / Haskell B. Curry - On the definition of negation by a fixed proposition in inferential calculus / Hao Wang - Logic of many-sorted theories / Alonzo Church and W.V.O.Quine - Some theorems ondefinability and decidability / William Craig and W.V.O.Quine - On reduction to a symmetric relation / Nelson Goodman - New notes on simplicity / J.Barkley Rosser - The axiom of infinity in Quine's New Foundations / Haskell B. Curry - The elimination theorem when modality is present and The permutability of rules in the classical inferential calculus / J.C.C. McKinsey - Systems of modal logic which are not unreasonable in the sense of Hallden / etc. etc.

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        collezione Intermezzo CENTO STELLE 1/100 1950-1952 Cpl

      - Collezione Intermezzo CENTO STELLE dal n. 1 del 1 aprile 1950 al n. 100 del 16 febbraio 1952 Serie Completa I fascicoli sono dedicati agli attori più famosi dell'epoca pag. 16 12 x 17 cm Stato di conservazione: OTTIMO! in foto la lista degli attori nei diversi fascicoli

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        HISTOLOGIE DU SYSTEME NERVEUX DE L'HOMME & DES VERTEBRES

      Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Instituto Ramon y Cajal, 1952. Complete 2 volume set. Text in French. Facsimile reprint of the 1909 - 1911 first edition in French. Hard covers in original cloth and dust jackets. Published Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Instituto Ramon y Cajal, 1952, 1955. 4to., 8" x 11", Frontis+xv+986 pp, +443 figures; 993 pp, +1 leaf [errata]+ 582 figures.V. 1. Generalites, moelle, ganglions rachidiens, bulbe & protuberance.--V. 2. Cervelet, cerveau moyen, retine, couche optique, corps strie, ecorce cerebrale generale & regionale, grand sympathique. Blue cloth with gilt titles. Name on f/l of vol 2, else near fine, crisp, clean, unmarked, in very good dust jackets, jacket of volume 2 with several chips, closed tears. . Hard. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to.

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        Reaction organique a L'agression et choc

      Paris: Masson et cie., . Signed and inscribed by Laborit. Very good in green printed wraps, with a crease to the front panel and a small loss to the foot of the spine. First edition of Laborit's third book, with an inscription in his somewhat illegible hand addressed to "Monsieur le professeur." Laborit was a French physician, writer, and philosopher who eventually became a research department head at Boucicault. He was the first to study GHB, and also did pioneering research into dopamine antagonists as treatment for shock and as antipsychotics. Laborit also appeared in Resnais' 'Mon oncle d'amerique,' which draws heavily on his ideas.. Paris, Masson et cie., 1952. 205 pages. Original softcover in protective Mylar. Signed and inscribed by Laborit. Very good in green printed wraps, with a crease to the front panel and a small loss to the foot of the spine. First edition of Laborit's third book, with an inscription in his somewhat illegible hand addressed to "Monsieur le professeur." Laborit was a French physician, writer, and philosopher who eventually became a research department head at Boucicault. He was the first to study GHB, and also did pioneering research into dopamine antagonists as treatment for shock and as antipsychotics. Laborit also appeared in Resnais' 'Mon oncle d'amerique,' which draws heavily on his ideas. Henri Laborit (November 21, 1914 ?- May 18, 1995) was a French physician, writer and philosopher. Laborit was born in Hanoi, French Indochina and started his career as a neurosurgeon in the Marines and then moved on to fundamental research. He won the prestigious Albert Lasker Award for Clinical Medical Research in 1957. Laborit later became a research head at Boucicault Hospital in Paris. His interests included psychotropic drugs, eutonology, and memory. He pioneered the use of dopamine antagonists to reduce shock in injured soldiers. His observation that people treated with these drugs showed reduced interest in their surroundings led to their later use as antipsychotics. He was also the first researcher to study GHB, in the early 1960s. He hoped that it would be an orally bioavailable precursor to the neurotransmitter GABA, but it proved to have other uses and was later discovered as an endogenous neurotransmitter. He appeared in the 1980 Alain Resnais film Mon oncle d'Amérique, which is built around the ideas of Laborit and uses the stories of three people to illustrate theories deriving from evolutionary psychology regarding the relationship of self and society. This movie includes short sequences of rat experiments that are used to illustrate the behaviors of some of the characters in different situations (such as inhibition in the action). The French-born American market researcher Clotaire Rapaille considered Laborit to be an important influence in his work. The 1991 Italian film Mediterraneo begins with a quote from Laborit which, translated, means "In times like these, escape is the only way to stay alive and keep dreaming." (Wikipedia)

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        Male and Female. A Study of the Sexes in a Changing World

      New York: Morrow, . First Edition.. Lengthy manuscript inscription/answer from Margaret Mead to Hugh S. Moorehead,Jr. on the front free endpaper. Mead answers Moorehead's question to her: "What is the purpose of human life ?". Mead writes: "For Hugh S. Moorehead Jr. - Margaret Mead" - "For me, the purpose of life is to elaborate our sense of human potentialism so that members of future generations may experience more of them more variously - July 1952" Aamer Madhani, Chicago Tribune staff reporter wrote in Mooreheads obituary: "While he was a philosophy graduate student at the University of Chicago, Hugh S. Moorhead began asking some of the great minds of his generation to jot down their thoughts about the meaning of life. About 250 answered, from satirist Erma Bombeck to psychiatrist Carl Jung. The responses to his question varied from thoughtful to perturbed. Jung wrote back, "Really, I don't know what the meaning or purpose of life is, but it looks exactly as if something were meant by it." Novelist Joseph Heller said he had no answers to the meaning of life "and no longer want to search for any." And through his secretary, T.S. Eliot responded that his "question is one which one spends one's whole life in finding the answer for, and he is sorry he has not yet got to the point where he can sum it all up on a flyleaf.. First Edition. New York, Morrow, 1949. 20.7cm x 13.6cm. vi, 477 pages. Original Hardcover ( publisher's cloth covered boards). Lengthy manuscript inscription/answer from Margaret Mead to Hugh S. Moorehead,Jr. on the front free endpaper. Mead answers Moorehead's question to her: "What is the purpose of human life ?". Mead writes: "For Hugh S. Moorehead Jr. - Margaret Mead" - "For me, the purpose of life is to elaborate our sense of human potentialism so that members of future generations may experience more of them more variously - July 1952" Aamer Madhani, Chicago Tribune staff reporter wrote in Mooreheads obituary: "While he was a philosophy graduate student at the University of Chicago, Hugh S. Moorhead began asking some of the great minds of his generation to jot down their thoughts about the meaning of life. About 250 answered, from satirist Erma Bombeck to psychiatrist Carl Jung. The responses to his question varied from thoughtful to perturbed. Jung wrote back, "Really, I don't know what the meaning or purpose of life is, but it looks exactly as if something were meant by it." Novelist Joseph Heller said he had no answers to the meaning of life "and no longer want to search for any." And through his secretary, T.S. Eliot responded that his "question is one which one spends one's whole life in finding the answer for, and he is sorry he has not yet got to the point where he can sum it all up on a flyleaf." Includes for Example: The Significance of the Questions We Ask/ How an Anthropologist Writes/ First Learnings/ Even-Handed, Money-Minded, and Womb-Envying Patterns/ The Ways of the Body/ Fathers, Mothers, and Budding Impulses/ Sex and Temperament/ Basic Regularities in Human Sex Development/ Rhythm of Work and Play/ Human Fatherhood is a Social Invention/ Potency and Receptivity/ Human Reproductivity/ The Two Sexes in Contemporary America/ Our Complex American Culture/ Pre-Courtship Behaviour and Adult Sex Demands/ Sex and Achievement/ Each Family in a Home of Its Own/ Can Marriage be for Life?/ To Both Their Own etc. The field-work on which this book is based covers a span of fourteen years, 1925-1939. The author, Mead, was Associate Curator of Ethnology at the American Museum of Natural History.

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        How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying : The Dastard's Guide To Fame And Fortune

      Simon & Schuster 1952 - Unmarked Book, Only Flaws A Lightly Bumped Lower Corner (Barely Visible In Dj), And Minor Cover Wear (Also Under Mylar Covered Jacket). Owner's Name Penciled Lightly On Dj Flap, Original Price ($2.50), Very Small Chips Off Corners [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le ressassement éternel

      Les éditions de minuit 1952 - - Les éditions de minuit, Paris 1952, 12x19cm, relié. - Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure en demi maroquin noir, dos à cinq nerfs, date en queue, plats de papier marbré, contreplats et gardes de papier peigné, couvertures bleues rempliées conservées, tête dorée, reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Exceptionnel envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à son frère et sa belle-soeur Inge: "Pour vous, mes chers, ces pages hélàs très anciennes que seuls vous pouvez garder jeunes. Et en effet quoi de plus proche de la solennelle fatigue de la mort que le piétinement de la monotonie, harcèlement gigantesque au sein du recommencement.". Page de faux-titre et dernière garde ombrée. Bel et précieux exemplaire parfaitement établi. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        East of Eden

      New York: The Viking Press, 1952. This autographed First Edition of East of Eden is limited to 1500 copies, of which 750 are for private distribution. This copy signed by John Steinbeck in blue pen on the limitation page. Bound in forest green cloth with titling in gilt to front board and spine. Housed in a custom green slipcase to match (not original to the book). A fine copy. . Signed By the Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo.

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        Realismo. Annate 1952-1953-1954

      Milano: Moneta, 1952. ril (hard cover). Molto buono (Very Good). cm 50x35. Raccolta completa dall'anno 1° (numero 1) all'anno 3° (numero 25-26) rilegata in volume con copertina editoriale in mezza tela, angoli e scritte in rosso al piatto

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