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        Contribution à une théorie de l'architecture

      Original, one of 50 copies hors commerce numbered on pure over Marais, print head Edition. Autograph signed by the author. Very nice and rare copy. André Wahl Paris 1952 12x19cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Maigret chez le coroner

      First edition, one of 100 numbered copies on pure wire only major papers.Nice copy. Presses de la Cité Paris 1952 11,5x17,5cm broché

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        Le ressassement éternel

      Original edition on the current paper.Binding half black morocco, back with five nerves, date tail, marbled paper plates, contreplats guards and combed paper, blue blankets tucked preserved, gilded head, binding signed P. Goy & C. Vilaine.Exceptional autograph signed by the authorWrong title page and last shaded guard.Beautiful and precious copy well established. Les éditions de minuit Paris 1952 12x19cm relié

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        Féérie pour une autre fois

      First edition, one of 1050 numbered copies on alfa Navarre.Cardboard Editor connected according to the original model of Paul Bonet.A slight shadow walk the last pages of the volume without reaching the text. Gallimard Paris 1952 11,5x18cm reliure de l'éditeur

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        The Big-Game Rifle Illustrated

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Hardcover. 371 pages plus xi page index. Sixty-two pages of black and white photographic plates. Signed and inscribed by author upon front endpaper. "From the white-tailed deer and the mountain sheep to the lion and the rhinoceros, Jack O'Connor covers every existing species of big game, every available rifle used in its quest. Factory rifles and custom-built rifles, rifles for forest game, for mountain game, for soft-skinned and thick-skinned animals; cartridges in every known category; every kind of big game ammunition, sight, sling, and scabbard - all are lucidly described and clearly illustrated. In addition there are unforgettable anecdotes of action wherever big game is found - and a gallery of illustrations which makes this the definitive book in its field." - from dust jacket. Tight and square. Unmarked. Moderate wear and soiling to cream-coloured coarse cloth-covered boards. Above-average wear to dust jacket which bears multiple yellowed tape repairs and is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. . Good. 1952. First Edition.

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        Vore gamle tropekolonier. Ved G. Olsen, K. Struwe, A. Rasch, G. Nørregaard, J. Bro-Jørgensen, J. Vibaek, Fr. Skrubbeltrang.

      - (Copenhagen), Westermann, 1952-53.2 volumes. Folio. Contemporary half calf, spines ribbed. With many illustrations (several in colours).* Excellent survey on the history of the Danish in the East and West Indies and West Africa. Volume I: The Danish in Tranquebar, India 1616-1845 and on the Goldcoast, West Africa; Volume II: The Danish in the West Indies, St. Thomas, St. Jan, St. Croix, 1702-1917. - A very nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books]
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        Eigenhändige vierzeilige Widmung mit Unterschrift und Datum auf dem Vortitel der Erstausgabe von "Saint Genet comedien et martyr", (Paris), Gallimard, 1952 (in-8, 578 pp, OKart., unaufgeschnitten, gebräuntes Nachkriegspapier, vereinzelt minimal fleckig).

      . "A Jeannine et a Raymond Queneau avec toute l'amitie de JP Sartre / 8 Juillet 1952".. Der französische Dichter und Schriftsteller Raymond Queneau (1903-1976) stand den Surrealisten nahe und arbeitete für den Verlag Gallimard. "Saint Genet" erschien im Rahmen der "Oeuvres completes de Jean Genet". - Digitalfoto auf Anfrage.

      [Bookseller: Wiener Antiquariat Ingo Nebehay GmbH]
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        Harry Truman letter as President about the White House Christmas tree observance

      Typed letter signed, "Harry Truman", one page, 6.75" x 8.75". Washington, DC. April 23, 1952. To Sibyl Baker. Very fine condition. Harry Truman writes a letter to Sibyl Baker, Asst. Superintendent of the D.C. Recreation Department regarding the White House Christmas tree observance. The letter reads, "My dear Miss Baker: Now that you have retired as Assistant Superintendent of the D.C. Recreation Department after forty-six years of untiring service to your community, may I be one of the first to offer my congratulations on a job well done. Of all your achievements, however, I believe that your efforts in behalf of the annual community Christmas tree observance on the White house grounds stand out among your various civic accomplishments. May you have many happy future years with the knowledge that you have contributed beyond the scope of your official duties to the success of cultural and recreational activities in the District of Columbia. Very sincerely yours, Harry Truman."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Charlotte's Web

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1952 First edition, first printing. Illustrated by Garth Williams. Original publisher's light tan cloth, lettered in blue and black, pictorial blue endpapers with a cobweb illustration in white; in the original pictorial dust jacket, with Garth's illustration of Fern holding Wilbur and looking at Charlotte to the front panel, lettered in black, blue, red and green. Near fine, with some light wear and spotting to the otherwise fresh boards, bookseller's plate to the front pastedown, bright and fresh interior; unclipped dust jacket, with some light wear to the extremities, minor nicks to the spine ends, bright spine, a few faint hints of light soiling, else fine. Overall, a bright and fresh copy, free of any repairs or restorations. Charlotte's Web is a classic piece of children's literature that tells the story of a pig named Wilbur and how the farmer's daughter Fern and his spider friend Charlotte endeavor to save Wilbur from slaughter. Just as White's Stuart Little, the story of a mouse in a big city that appealed to urban American children, Charlotte's Web was geared towards rural children who grew up living on a farm. The text is illustrated with forty-seven black and white drawings by Garth Williams, who also illustrated Stuart Little. In both, the artist's crosshatching illustrations portrayed a jovial subject matter beloved by children with a level of detail that simultaneously garnered adult admirers. White drew his inspiration for Charlotte's Web from his own experience tending to a sick pig, which he outlined in a 1947 essay for the Atlantic Monthly.. Illus. by Garth Williams. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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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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        Entre Tu Amor Y el Cielo Vintage Poster

      Mexico City, 1952. Offset lithograph, image measuring 28 x 42, linen-backed, with the linen extending beyond the image for two inches in each dimension. Very good; a few small tears around the edges, some very minor touch-up work, but skillfully done and unobtrusive. A typically arresting image from Renau, a.k.a. Josep Renau Berenguer (1907-1982), one of several great poster artists working in exile in Mexico in the 40's and 50's. Professionally mounted on conservation grade linen.

      [Bookseller: John Kehoe, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Player Piano

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1952. First Edition / First Printing. Scribner's Seal and "A" are present. Green cloth boards with silver lettering. Book Condition: Near Fine, clean boards and pages, tight spine. Soft shelf wear, age toning at the endpaper with a name in pen. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+, jacket price clipped, shelf wear. Chipping, spots, rubbing. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        Alto es el Sur

      Tall. Gráf. Moreno, La Plata [Buenos Aires] 1952 - Miguel Angel ASTURIAS: Alto es el Sur. La Plata [Prov. de Buenos Aires], [Tall. Gráf. Moreno], 1952. S/p. Con un retrato del autor en frontis. Uno de los únicos 350 ejemplares numerados tirados en edición fuera de comercio. Rústica. Primera edición. Excelente estado. Muy raro. (22,8 x 27,8 cm). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria del Signo]
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        EN ATTENDANT GODOT (Waiting for Godot)

      Paris: Les Editions de Minuit. 1952. First trade edition, first printing (preceded by the large paper edition of 35 copies). Publisher?'s white printed card covers. A superb fine copy, the wrappers without darkening or tears, just light vertical creasing of the spine. The contents are clean and without inscriptions or stamps. A lovely example.

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
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        East of Eden

      New York: Viking Press, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Hardcover, 602 pp. in original DJ. Bright green cloth, title stamped in dark green on brown ground. Fine/Very Good DJ. Covers bright with no fading. Corners crisp and sharp. Minimal pushing to tail of spine. Top corner of p. 301 tiny chip. DJ unclipped and slightly darkened on spine, small tear at top of spine. East of Eden is a novel by Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck, published in September 1952. Often described as Steinbeck's most ambitious novel, East of Eden brings to life the intricate details of two families, the Trasks and the Hamiltons, and their interwoven stories. The book explores themes of depravity, beneficence, love, and the struggle for acceptance, greatness, and the capacity for self-destruction and especially of guilt and freedom.

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      PIAZZI GIOVANNI 1952 - brossura Bross.ed. in-16 - pp. 573 - numerose ill. b.n. f.t. con capilettera decorati e testo bicromo - dorso mancante per circa metà - macchie al piatto

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        ich sah und schnitt in Holz.

      Hamburg, 1952.. (8) S. + 41 Orig.-Holzschnitte. Orig.-Pappband.. Söhn 474 M. - Nr. 54 von 300 Exemplaren. - Einband etwas angestaubt; Ecken und Kanten gering bestoßen; Widmung am fliegenden Vorsatz.

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        The Spirit of Liberty, Papers and Addresses of Learned Hand Collected, and with an Introduction and Notes, by Irving Dilliard First Edition, Second Printing

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952. Original cloth, a very good copy in a slightly worn dustjacket; with Isabel Roberts' ownership signature, dated July, 1952 at Rome on the first blank Presentation copy--"To Isabel Roberts [co-Director of the American Academy in Rome] / To whom I owe more / than she will ever guess / Learned Hand / May 22, 1954", reflecting Judge Hand's special affection for Italy, "the love of my mature years

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        Arabian American Oil Company, Handbooks for American Employees: Volume Two

      Arabian American Oil Comapny., 1952. Part I. Background of Arabia and the Middle East. Part II. Saudi Arabia, the Government, the People and the Land. Part III. The Culture and Customs of the Arabs. Quarto. Wire spiral-bound in the original printed sand-grained card wraps. Profusely illustrated in colour and black and white, full-page coloured maps. Wraps a little rubbed at the extremities, some separation at the spine, but on the whole very good. Revised edition, first published in 5 volumes in 1950. Uncommon, in the UK Copac records just one full set of the two volumes, at Oxford, and two copies of volume I alone, at Durham and LSE, sets are reasonably prevalent in American institutions. The handbooks were "designed to consolidate, in convenient form, information of particular interest and usefulness to American members of the Aramco organisation"; the first volume was more concerned with Aramco itself, setting out the company history and locating Aramco in "its place in the oil industry and world economy"; this present volume concentrating on the theatre of the company's operations providing the "background of Arabia and the Middle East … Saudi Arabia, the government, the people and the land … the culture and customs of the Arabs". Lebkicher originally joined Standard Oil of California as a geologist in the Rocky Mountains in 1924. In 1933 he transferred to their San Francisco office training for overseas service, subsequently being based in the Hague and London, before making his first trip to Saudi Arabia in 1935. He spent most of the 30s and 40s in the States in charge of charge of government. public, and employee relations, later becoming assistant to the executive vice president. Transferred to Saudi in 1952, he celebrated his 30 years with the company in the post of Director of Training, explaining in the Aramco Dhahran house paper Sun & Flare that he had always "regarded Aramco as an American-directed enterprise having a very special importance in the world. The going has often been rough,. and there is still plenty to do and many problems to solve, but when I look at what Aramco has accomplished in 21 years since April 1933, I am happy and proud". Lebkicher's co-author George Rentz joined Aramco in 1946 having spent the war working in propaganda in Egypt with the Office of War Information, and remained with Aramco for 17 years, becoming the company's leading authority on matters pertaining to Arabic and Arabia, he received his doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley in 1948, and his thesis on the Wahhabism and the origins of the Saudi Arabian state was finally published in 2006 as The Birth of the Islamic Reform Movement in Saudi Arabia. They were assisted in the compilation of the handbook by Max Steineke, chief geologist at California-Arabian Standard Oil Co. (CASOC), which became Aramco, from 1936 until 1950. Steineke is credited with the first discovery of oil in commercial quantities in Saudi Arabia. An interesting document of American-Arab relations in the mid-twentieth century. Excellently preserved copy of a somewhat self-destructive production.w

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        9 Photographs from the U. S. Naval Auxiliary Air Station Glynco, Brunswick, Georgia

      8 (x2); 7 by 5; 4.75 by 4; 9.75 by 7.5; 4 by 5; 4.5 by 3.5; 5 by 4 (x2), 1952 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Unbound photographs in black and whiteNaval Air Station Glynco (IATA: NEA, ICAO: KNEA) was an operational naval air station from 1942 to 1974. NAS Glynco was originally slated for decommissioning in 1949 when tensions in Korea prompted the Navy to reconsider the value of the airship's anti-submarine warfare capabilities. As a result, the base was retained in an active status and a full complement of blimps returned to NAS Glynco, primarily under Airship Patrol Squadrons 2 (ZP-2) and 3 (ZP-3). In addition, airship pilot training for previously designated heavier-than-air Naval Aviators from the fixed-wing and rotary-wing communities was conducted by the Airship Training Unit (ZTG) at NAS Glynco, which had moved from NAS Lakehurst in 1954. Other training functions followed. However, the Navy began to slowly dismantle the airship program and decommissioned ZP-2, ZP-3 and ZTG in 1959. The mammoth blimp hangars finally succumbed to the effects of time and climate and the unique landmarks were demolished in 1971. This collection includes photographs of the sons of the well known Patrick Nieson Lynch Bellinger. Born on October 8, 1885 at Cheraw, South Carolina, P. N. L. Bellinger graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1907. He took an early interest in aviation and in 1912 was among the first group of seven US Navy pilots to be certified. In April 1914 he flew during occupation of Vera Cruz, Mexico, conducting reconnaissance missions off the USS Mississippi, and became first Navy pilot to come home with enemy bullet holes in his aircraft. He set an altitude record of 10,000 feet in 1915 and experimented constantly with bombing techniques, catapult takeoffs at sea, and flight instruments. During World War I, he commanded the Naval Air Station at Hampton Roads, Virginia, and there began preparing for a trans-Atlantic flight. The attempt was delayed until 1919, but on May 8, three Glenn Curtiss-built planes took off from Rockaway, Long Island. Then a Lieutenant, he piloted the NC-1, accompanied by Lieutenant Marc A. Mitscher. Forced down in fog 100 miles west of the Azores, they were picked up by a Greek steamer shortly before the plane sank in heavy sea. The NC-3 also went down and the NC-4, piloted by Lieutenant Albert C. Read, completed the flight. By 1940 he had advanced to the rank of Rear Admiral in command of Patrol Wing 2 based in Honolulu. He was the senior air officer present during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and himself sent out the first radio alert: Air raid. Pearl Harbor - this is no drill. In May 1942 he took command of all patrol wings in the Pacific, and in August became Chief of Staff to the Commander In Chief of the US Fleet, Admiral Ernest J. King. In March 1943, he was given command of the Atlantic Fleet Air Force, with primary responsibility for anti-submarine patrols throughout the Atlantic. He was promoted to Vice Admiral in October 1943. He retired from active duty in 1949 and died on May 30, 1962 at Clifton Forge, Virginia. He was buried with full military honours in Section 2 of Arlington National Cemetery. There are also photographs of: L. J. Wroten, W. S. Patterson, W. E. Brandes, G. R. McQueen, P. Mervin Wise, and F. R. HoldenCondition: There is wear to the photographs including singed edges with loss to just over half of the pictures as can be seen above. Some of the photographs have other small areas of loss. Overall the condition of the other photographs is good..

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      None Stated, Unknown - HOBBY HORSE OF A BUSINESS MAN/SIGNED/LIMITED Author: Laurence Schaeffer Bitner Publisher/Copyright: Non stated, there is a 1952 date on the presentation page that has been marked out by the author. Edition: Limited Edition privately printed for the friends of Bitner Condition:(all defects if any are formulated into pricing) The book is without a dust jacket as issued. The book is signed by the author on page 5 and at the end of the book. There is also a presentation on page 5. Small magic marker dot in the side gutter. Book is without any other marks or writings, pages are clean, book is tight and sturdy. A good copy. Size: 7 x 9 ½ (approximately)Pages: 118 pages Binding/Cover: Hardback without dust jacket Shipping & Handling: Insurance extra. Refunds: All items are 100% refundable up to 10 days after item received Background/Description: Signed Limited Edition. This is volume no. 165. Good/None (dust jacket) as issued. Dedicated to that great army of busy businessmen who feel the need of a hobby or two to keep them from going off their rockers. And to those retired workers to whom such hobbies are even more necessary if ulcers are to be avoided. Super rare book with no other copies found for sale on the Internet. Laurence Schaeffer Bitner (The author) 106 Spooner Road Chesnut Hill Massachusetts Good price! Inter Code: s53 Size: 7 ½ x 9 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        To Hell and Back

      NY: Grosset and Dunlap, 1952. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Nice clean inscription by Audie Murphy.

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        The Old Man and the Sea

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1952 - First Edition, First Printing with the publisher's "A" and seal printed on the copyright page. An attractive First Issue dustjacket that has slight wear near the top spine. Otherwise, this ORIGINAL price clipped dustjacket is rich in color with NO chips or tears. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight with some rubbing to the lettering on the spine with light wear to the edges. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Jeremy Bentham's Economic Writings

      London - George Allen and Unwin Ltd., 1952 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The economic works of Jeremy Bentham, eighteenth-century legal and social reformer, collected from previously unpublished papers by Dr. Werner Stark. Bentham's opinions about monetary economics were completely different from those of David Ricardo; however, they had some similarities to those of Thornton. He focused on monetary expansion as a means of helping to create full employment. He was also aware of the relevance of forced saving, propensity to consume, the saving-investment relationship, and other matters that form the content of modern income and employment analysis. His monetary view was close to the fundamental concepts employed in his model of utilitarian decision making. His work is widely regarded to be at the forefront of modern welfare economics. With an introduction to Bentham, and selections of passages from Bentham's non-economic writings alongside the economic tracts. With two folding tables to volume II. Complete in three volumes. Condition: In black cloth bindings with clipped dustwrappers. Externally in lovely condition, with some monor shelfwear to the heads of the spines only. Some minor edgewear and closed tears to the dustwrapper of volume three, and some marks to the others, but otherwise smart. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: FINE withFINE dustwrappers..

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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]

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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.

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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]

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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]

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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.

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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)..

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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.

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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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