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        2 Vintage Abzüge, two vintage photographs

      1952/1960. approx 17 x 23 cm condition: original silver gelatine prints, good condition, minor stains at the corners and margins. Leichte Eckschäden, ein winziger Einriss. Verso stamped in green: F ALBUQUERQUE and noted in pencil "3" and "4".. The photographs are by the Brazilian photographer ALBUQUERQUE. stamped verso : F ALBUQERQUE. The building is one of the main architectural icons of the 20th century. Vintage material is outmost rare. The Casa de vidro was planned and built by the Italian / Brasilian architect Lina Bo Bardi in Sao Paulo, Brasil between 1950-1951 ref. Bo Bardi, Lina; Carvalho Ferraz, Marcelo; Latorraca, Giancarlo (Herausgeber); Der Band stellt den Wohnsitz des Ehepaares Lina Bo und Pietro Maria Bardi in Sao Paulo vor, der heute der Sitz des Institutes Lina Bo Bardi und das erste Werk der Architektin aus den Jahren 1950/51 ist.

      [Bookseller: J.J. Heckenhauer e.K .]
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        MAD Volume 1, Number 1

      New York: EC (Entertaining Comics), 1952. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Fine. Comic Book. Standard Format and Size. First Edition. First Issue. Cover art by Harvey Kurtzman with color interior illustration. Without page numbers. VERY FINE. Cover and interior pages bright, not discolored and completely unmarked. Binding tight and centerfold completely attached. On front cover two small stress marks - one from each staple. Top edge of comic has some rubbing and slight bump to top left cover. Without tears or chips to front or back covers. One page with small chip (1/4" deep) to top (page 5 of Bill Elder story). Chip is due to uncut page from binding process. Appears that next page was attached, but second page is without chips or tears. Appears to have been read very little. Lays flat and cover is glossy . Additional photos available upon request. All comics carefully wrapped and sent boxed.

      [Bookseller: Tree Frog Fine Books and Graphic Arts]
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        Singapore and Hong Kong Photographic Albums

      (circa1910).. 4 non uniform photograph albums from a private collection. 13 x 15.5cm; 21.8 x 15.9cm; 26.4 x 16.3cm; 28.5 x 34.5cm. Each in cloth covered boards. Bindings worn with a little loss particularly at corners and some light marking. The cloth on the largest album is heavily flecked. Some browning on card leaves particularly in the largest album. These four albums of snapshots taken by an English resident of Singapore in the late 19th and early 20th century offer a fascinating snapshot of Singapore, Hong Kong and Macau over 100 years ago. Most of the photographs show Singapore and Johor however a visit to Hong Kong and Macau is also included. The photographs appear to have been the work of J. Forbes (his signature appears in one album) and are each captioned by the same hand in English. The smallest of the four albums, titled "Album" on its upper cover, includes a handwritten title on the front paste down "Pictures of Johore Singapore 1/1/10" and is signed "J. Forbes". This delightful little album includes (13 x 15.5cm) features 14 black and white photos (7 x 9.7cm) mostly of Johore (Johor) including views of the coast, the landing stage, a "famous gambling house" in what looks like a residential bungalow, views of the interior - prayer hall, pulpit and "sacred water", and exterior of the Sultan Abu Bakar mosque (described as an Indian mosque in the caption) with its Victorian clock tower-inspired minarets, a large building described intriguingly as "The abode of the Sultan's wifes (one of which is an English girl)". There are also views of a hotel in Johore, Indians sitting in open train carts which are described as "cattle trucks" on their way to Singapore, and a Chinese school in Singapore showing a group of young people in military uniform gathered outside on the playing field, with the school buildings in the distance. Bound in green cloth with an art deco style floral pictorial cover the album titled "Happy Times" (21.8 x 15.9cm) consists of 47 black and white photos (approximately 10 x 7cm/7 x 10cm). Forty two of these photographs are of Singapore, though there is one captioned "A dip in the briny - Hong Kong" and another "A view of the Bund - Macao" and three photographs of other Europeans captioned only with their names. Several show views of "The Gardens", which appear to be the Botanic Gardens in Singapore, including one of "a queer tree" with tangled roots and there are many photos featuring local people - Malay women with their children, a Malay couple, a Malay girl at the village well, a group of Chinese women, Indians with their bullock carts, rickshaw pullers, and a group of children captioned "We are a merry little band". A pretty young woman in a sarong pictured near a pounding implement is titled, rather tellingly, "Oh why can't you change your skin". Various vehicles depicted show that the main modes of transport were the rickshaw, the horse and buggy, and the electric tram for conveying people, and the bullock cart for transporting goods. Other shots show members of the colonial population in various places - several having now changed or disappeared. Examples are the Sea View Hotel at Katong Beach, then on the seashore, the Singapore Cricket Club established in 1952 and still standing in the colonial heart of the city, the building occupied by S. Moutrie & Co Ltd which was a popular music and piano warehouse at the time, a large white building on the seashore captioned "Passive Panjang" which could be a play on the name "Pasir Panjang" situated on the west coast of the island, a view from River Valley Road - a popular residential area for wealthy foreigners, Chinese merchants and Straits Chinese families, and the local railway station then situated in Tank Road and built to more efficiently ferry goods to the docks at nearby Tanjong Pagar. "Sunny Memories", the title on the upper cover of one of the albums, is a collection of 79 photos from Singapore from Singapore, Hong Kong and Macau (and even Margate) placed in no particular order. 3 photographs and surrounding card have been removed. Views of land and seascapes, interesting shots of events such as a coffin on its way to the cemetery handcarried on poles, a young Chinese boy pausing in his game of stick and hoop, views taken in Hong Kong after the typhoon in 1909 showing damaged boats and a one of a Chinese man holding a flying fox said to have had a wingspan of 5 feet. Some of the terms used and the captions depict the bygone era which they represent, for example a Chinese temple called here a "joss house", a photo captioned "A Chinese celestial" and a photo of some young boys captioned "Straits Born Chinks". Several photos feature Europeans in various places or posing for photos for example a young man and his wife as newly-weds standing (in separate photos) with their many gifts, a portrait of a man dressed in traditional costume and captioned "King of the Cannibal Islands", group shots of people such as on a picnic in Hong Kong or "on the shore at Passir Panjang" and several feature three children - Sidney, Bertie and Queenie - singly or together. One photo is titled "Sea View Hotel Passir Panjang Singapore" - in fact the Sea View Hotel was located in Tanjong Katong on the east of the island whereas Pasir Panjang is in the west. Other places featured include the house at 124 River Valley Road, a local Singapore railway station, several joss houses and the gardens in both Singapore and Hong Kong. Six photos have been removed, damaging the surrounding card and there are 12 empty places where it appears photographs were not inserted. The largest album in this collection contains 119 photos of Hong Kong, Canton, Singapore and Johor. Several are duplicates of those found in the smaller albums and many are uncaptioned. The first 15 pages are various views of Hong Kong and Kowloon and feature places including the Catholic Church Canton, the harbour master's residence at Whampoa, the view from Kennedy Road at the Peak, HMS Monmouth in the harbour, a duck farm in Kowloon, and boats and junks. There are also photos of people such as coolies loading and unloading goods onto boats, people transporting water and ice in carts, a laundry man, men hauling coal and people swimming. The majority of the rest of the album features photos of Singapore and Johor, including Malay, Chinese and European style houses and buildings, the mosque in Johor, local people and Europeans. Nine photos and possibly a few more (it is difficult to tell at the rear of the label) have been removed and six leaves remained unfilled. .

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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        El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha - Aguafuertes de Teodoro Miciano - Cuatro Volúmenes

      Ediciones Jurado 1952 - Extraordinaria edición del Quijote. Uno de los 30 ejemplares en papel blanco, de hilo, ala forma fabricado expresamente por la Casa Guarro, con las filigranas de la obra,de la editorial y del fabricante,con una serie de láminas en japón antiguo y numerados del I al XXX. Tomo I - 17 grabados Tomo II - 18 grabados Tomo III - 17 grabados Tomo IV - 21 grabados. Huella de la plancha 232 x 172 mm o menos, en h. de 350 x 260 mm. Impresor:Francisco Melich. Encuadernado en caja de cartoné decorado con lomera en pergamino y dorados. Interior en rama con sobrecubierta. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: castlebooksbcn]
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      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo; red cloth, with titles stamped in blue on spine; 311pp. Touch of sunning just at the crown, with a faint, tiny stain to lower edge of textblock; very Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, sunned at spine, with light edgewear, a few tiny tears, and two longer ones (crown and front panel) which were mended by cello tape on verso (now removed); Very Good+. Holmes' semi-autobiographical first novel, published at age 26, and generally considered the first novel depicting the Beat Generation, preceding 'On The Road' by some 5 years.

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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        Are There Quantum Jumps?

      Edinburgh and London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1952. FIRST PRINTING IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS of Schrödinger?s consideration of quantum jumps and the future of physics. Complete in two parts. ?Throughout his life, Schrödinger sought to discredit Bohr?s concept of quantum jumping. His forceful attacks culminated in the 1952 paper ?Are There Quantum Jumps?? In this paper he also presented some objections against Born?s collision treatment and probabilistic interpretation...?Schrödinger also ?repeated his old arguments, enveloped in a good deal of rhetoric. Physical science is at present in danger, he argued, of being severed both from its glorious history and from its cultural milieu. Physicists must concern themselves, not only with ingenious theoretical constructs and their agreement with experimental data, but also with the suitability of their concepts to be absorbed into a general spiritual culture of mankind: ?Science is not a soliloquy. It gains value only within its cultural milieu, only by having contact with all those who are now, and who in future will be, engaged in promoting spiritual culture and knowledge.??Not all concepts, according to Schrödinger, are destined to survive: ?A theoretical science... where the initiated continue musing to each other in terms that are, at best, understood by a small group of close fellow travelers, will necessarily be cut off from the rest of cultural mankind, in the long run it is bound to atrophy and ossify?. The ?abbreviated language? of quantum jumps, Schrödinger argued, is not a suitable candidate for long-term survival. There were other ?ingenious constructs of the human mind that gave an exceedingly accurate description of observed facts and have yet lost all interest except to historian,? for example, the epicycles of planetary motion. The modern analogue of epicycles, Schrödinger prophesied, are the quantum jumps? (Beller, Quantum Dialogue: The Making of a Revolution).IN: The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Vol III, No. 10 (pp. 109-123); Part II, Vol III, No. 11 (pp. 233-242). Edinburgh and London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., August and November, 1952. Octavo, original wrappers. A few marginal (scientific) pencil notations (not in Schrödinger paper). Part I with a little chipping and small ink stain to spine end wrappers and patch of soiling to rear wrapper. Part II fine. An extremely well-preserved copy, rare in original wrappers. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Candide ou l'optimisme. Lithographies originales de Elsen.

      Paris, Chez Jean Porson, 1952,. gr. in-4to, 197 p. non rognees avec 46 lithographies par Theo van Elsen + suite des illustrations dans un cahier separe, un des 75 exemplaires sur velin de Rives contenant une suite des illustrations avec remarques portant le n° 98, en feuilles, chemise illustree, etui en cartonnage, emboitage.. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        54-Volume Great Books of the Western World Set, with Following Related Sets: 10-Volume Gateway to the Great Books Set & 10-Volume Great Ideas Program Set with 1968 & 1969 Supplements, plus Family Participation Plan and Mortimer Adler's How to Read a Book

      Encyclopedia Britannica, 1952. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Includes custom wooden bookshelf originally sold with the main 54-volume set, as well as custom wooden bookshelf for the 'Gateway' set, and a wire shelf for the remaining books (shown in image). Please note that for this reason shipping costs for the set are significant, but that we will not charge extra for domestic shipments (the additional cost of shipping has been built into the price of the set). Boards of supplementary sets rubbed, top edges of some volumes faintly stained. 1952 Hard Cover. 78 total volumes: 54-volume Britannica Great Books set, with 10-volume Gateway to the Great Books Set, 10-volume The Great Ideas Program set, 1968 & 1969 supplements, Mortimer J. Adler's How to Read a Book, the Family Participation Plan booklet, and two promotional pamphlets. Great books set includes: The Great Conversation; A Syntopicon I: Angel to Love; A Syntopicon II: Man to World; The Iliad & Odyssey of Homer; Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes; Herodotus, Thucydides; Plato; Aristotle I & II; Hippocrates, Galen; Euclid, Archimedes, Apollonius of Perga, Nichomachus; Lucretius, Epictetus, Aurelius; Virgil; Plutarch; Tacitus; Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler; Plotinus; Augustine; Thomas Aquinas I & II; Dante; Chaucer; Machiavelli, Hobbes; Rabelais; Montaigne; Shakespeare I & II; Gilbert, Galileo, Harvey; Cervantes; Francis Bacon; Descartes, Spinoza; Milton; Pascal; Newton, Huygens; Locke, Berkley, Hume; Swift, Sterne; Fielding; Montesquieu, Rousseau; Adam Smith; Gibbon I & II; Kant; American State Papers, The Federalist, J.S. Mill; Boswell; Lavoisier, Fourier, Faraday; Hegel; Goethe; Melville; Darwin; Marx; Tolstoy; Dostoevsky; William James; Freud. The Gateway to the Great Books includes: Introduction & Syntopical Guide; Imaginative Literature 2-4; Critical Essays; Man and Society 6-7; Natural Science; Mathematics; Philosophical Essays. The Great Ideas Program includes An Introduction to the Great Books and to a Liberal Education; The Development of Political Theory and Government; Foundations of Science and Mathematics; Religion and Theology; Philosophy of Law and Jurisprudence; Imaginative Literature I & II; Ethics: The Study of Moral Values; Biology, Psychology and Medicine; Philosophy. The two supplemental volumes are Family Participation Plan for reading and discussing the Great Books of the Western World & Wisdom of the Great Books of the Western World.

      [Bookseller: Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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        Charlotte's Web

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1952. First edition. Extremely fine copy in near fine dust jacket. The finest copy we have seen of this enduring classic. The book has no flaws and is in unused condition. The first issue book and wrapper (stated "First Edition/ 1-B" on copyright page, unclipped price on from wrapper fly). Wrapper with very minor tears to top and bottom of spine, faint crease at bottom of spine, usually toning, else an exemplary survival. Very scarce thus.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        La Figure Dans L'oeuvre De Léger. Mon Ami Léger Par André Maurois - Comment Je Conçois La Figure Par Fernand Léger

      Louis Carré, Paris 1952 - In-4 broché, couverture illustrée recouverte de papier cristal imprimé. Tirage à 1000 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches.Avec 18 illustrations en lithographie de Fernand Léger, dont la couverture, 4 in-textes, 13 à pleine page dont 3 doubles et 5 monochromes. Magnifique exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Bacchanal]
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        The Structure of Synthetic Polypeptides. I. The Transform of Atoms on a Helix" in Acta Crystallographica, Volume 5, Part 5, 10 September 1952, pp. 581-586

      FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPS "A FIRST STEP BY CRICK & WATSON ON THE ROAD TO THE DISCOVERY OF THE DOUBLE HELIX" (Jeremy Norman, History of Information Website). This paper presents "Crick's full mathematical treatment… of the x-ray patterns produced by helical molecules generally" (Judson, Eighth Day of Creation, p. 129). It is the "important precursory work on spiral structures leading to the theory of DNA" (PBA Galleries, 2011 Auction). As this paper went to publication, Crick wrote of it to his colleague Lawrence Brown: We have found "A structure for D.N.A… beautiful that we swoon every time we think of it" (Christies, Autographed letter by Crick, 2013, 1160-65). "In February, 1952 Scottish physicist William Cochran at the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, and physicist and molecular biologist Francis Crick also at the Cavendish Laboratory, and Czech-English physical chemist and crystallographer Vladimir Vand of the University of Glasgow submitted their paper on the theory of helical diffraction to Acta Crystallographica.  "The paper [this paper]… provided the formulae for the Fourier transforms of a number of helical structures, and presented evidence that the structure of a synthetic polypeptide was based on the alpha helix of Pauling and Corey. [Cochran wrote:] "It was, I believe, the first fairly conclusive experimental evidence for the existence of a helical structure at the molecular level. . . . The main value of this work, seen in retrospect, is that it was a first step on the road to the discovery of the structure of DNA by Jim Watson and Crick" (William Cochran, "This week's citation classic," Current Contents, May 18, 1987, 16. CONDITION & DETAILS: Copenhagen: Ejnar Munksgaard Ltd. First edition in original wraps. 4to. 10.25 by 7.5 inches (256 x 188mm). Continuously paginated pp. 557- 700. Meticulously re-backed at the spine with the original spine label. Pristine condition inside and out. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Atticus Rare Books]
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        Air mexicain

      First edition, one of 20 numbered copies on cream wove Renage, only 1 draw with Holland.Book illustrated with 4 color lithographs by Rufino Tamayo.Our copy, as it is stated in the justification of the draw, is enriched with a suite in the 4-fine lithographs by Rufino Tamayo.Signing autographs of the author and the illustrator to the justification of the draw.Rare and enjoyable copy presented in old pink case. Librairie Arcanes Paris 1952 19,5x25cm en feuilles sous chemise

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Decameron. Litografie di Minguzzi.

      In folio; pp. 105 non num. 11, a quartini sciolti, su carta a mano Ventura con barbe, appositamente fabbricata con filigrana editoriale. Il testo completamente litografato, in fac - simile d'autografo, trascritto a mano dall'editore con inchiostro litografico su lastre di zinco, è copiato fedelmente dall'edizione del Decamerone a cura di Ezio Bianchi, Carlo Salinari, Natalino Sapegno; Ricciardi Milano - Napoli 1952. Con 55 litografie originali di Luciano Minguzzi di cui 20 a colori, a piena pagina, num. e firmate a matita dall'artista. Il tutto racchiuso in custodia - astuccio t.pelle edit. con titoli al dorso e al piatto; rara edizione limitata a complessivi 130 esemplari (100 num. araba oltre a XXX num. romana) num. con firme al colophon dell'artista e dell'editore. Esemplare internamente perfetto, qualche traccia d'uso e lieve ammaccatura alla custodia. Cfr. Jentsch 341.(vedi riproduz.)

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Prandi s.n.c.]
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        Let It Come Down

      Random House, 1952, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, 1st Edition, Signed by Paul BowlesSize: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, crayon price marks on the verso of the rear free endpaper, Book

      [Bookseller: brooklyn books]
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        Nelson Mandela Silver Gelatin Print.

      - 11x14 Silver Gelatin Print of Nelson Mandela in his law office in 1952. Signed by both Nelson Mandela [on the image] and the photographer, Jurgen Schadeberg (signed and stamped on the verso by Schadeberg and also signed on the front). The photograph was taken at Chancellor House, which is where Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo opened the South Africa's first black law firm in 1952. Matted and framed. Nelson Mandela has received more than 250 awards over four decades, including the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993, the Order of Merit and Order of St. John by, Queen Elizabeth II and the Presidential Medal of Freedom from George W. Bush. "Mandela rightly occupies an untouched place in the South African imagination. He is the national liberator, the saviour, its Washington and Lincoln rolled into one" (Newsweek). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Spots for Eisenhower the Minute Men March Again

      Spots for Eisenhower Committee, 1952-01-01. Hardcover. Good. No jacket as likely issued, some light sunning to the edges. Signed by Rudge and Dalzell. Limited to 50, this is unnumbered. Laid in is a letter from Rudge (Also signed) to George Snowden, 1954.

      [Bookseller: Books Renewed]
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        Big Sur Coast with Cypress.

      1952. 1952 - Oil on board. Signed and dated. 22 x 28 inches. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Mrs. Mouse Spring-Cleans - Little Brown Mouse Book No. 5

      Heinemann, 1952, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Wigglesworth, KatherineSize: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall, 71 pages. Delightful colour illustrations. Small bookseller's sticker inside front board. Award bookplate dated 1952 upon front flyleaf. Contents clean, bright and unmarked. Light wear externally. Lovely copy.

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        The Big-Game Rifle Illustrated

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1952, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, First Edition, SignedSize: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 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.

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      Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York 1952 - Octavo, jacket illustration by George Guisti, boards. ". an effective standalone blend of mystery and adventure on a world where unspecified disaster has been foretold by a highly specialist expert now lost to amnesia." - John Clute / Malcolm J. Edwards, SFE (online). "Minor early Asimov set against the interstellar background of the Trantorian Empire (about to become the galactic empire of the 'Foundation' series). A complex adventure with an anti-racist theme." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 83. Mild offsetting to endpapers, touch of fade to edges of boards, a nearly fine copy in a just about fine dust jacket with mild edge rubbing. An attractive copy. (16892) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Eeufees - Album : Pretoria Se Eerste Eeu In Beeld

      J.L. van Schaik, 1952, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacketthe boards are edge worn and shelf rubbed. a bit marked. foxing. internally clean and tightly bound. Afrikaans Language. [P.K.] Quantity Available: 1. Category: Afrikaans Language; Inventory No: 52ek.

      [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).

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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.

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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]

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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).

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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.

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        Gesammelte Werke - Ganzlederausgabe

      Rowohlt, Hamburg 1952 - ( Erscheinungszeitraum ca. 1952 - 1959: Unterschiedliche Auflagen ). Schöne Ganzlederausgabe der berühmten Rowohlt-Ausgabe in 40 roten Oldr. Die Bände einheitlich jeweils in flexiblem, rotem Original-Ganzledereinband mit Kopfgoldschnitt und schwarzem, goldgeprägten Rückenschildchen sowie goldgeprägtem Einbandrücken, 8° ( 14,7 x 9,5 cm ). Mit zusammen ca. 25000 Seiten. Zusammen in 2 OPapp-Kassetten. Vorhanden sind die Bände: Albert Salvarus - Der Alchimist - Die Bauern - Eugenie Grandet - Beatrix - Buch der Mystik - Cäsar Birotteau - Eine dunkle Geschichte - Ehefrieden - Der Ehekontrakt - Die Frau von dreissig Jahren - Die Geheimnisse der Fürstin von Cardignan - Geschichte der Dreizehn - Heimliche Könige - Honorine - Junggesellenwirtschaft - Katharina von Medici - Die Kleinbürger - Die Königstreuen - Künstler und Narren - Der Landarzt - Glanz und Elend der Kurtisanen - Der Landpfarrer - Die Lilie im Tal - Pariser Novellen - Pierrette - Modeste Mignon - Sarrasine - Nebenbuhler - Oberst Chabert - Tante Lisbeth - Zwei Frauen - Die tödlichen Wünsche - Trollatische Geschichten - Ursula Mirouet - Vater Goriot - Vetter Pons - Volksvertreter - Maitre Cornelius - Verlorene Illusionen. Von insgesamt guter Erhaltung: 4 Bände gering fleckig, 2 Bände leicht berieben. Innen bei wenigen Bänden wenige Seiten gering angeknickt. Die Pappkassetten stärker fleckig und berieben. Insgesamt wohlerhaltene, dekorative Ausgabe der Werkausgabe in Ganzleder. - In dieser Vollständigkeit sehr selten - ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 6500 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) ( Komm: MG ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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      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.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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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

      Scribners 1952 - A fine first edition in a near fine dust jacket. Scribners seal and A on the copyright page, 1952 on the title page. Owner's inscription on front free endpaper. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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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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