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        East of Eden

      Viking Press 1952 - First first state in first state DJ with author photo on back, "bite" for "bight" on p 281, l 38. Green cloth, reddish-brown and black titles. Book very good plus with small splashed coffee stain at foreedge. Textblock & pastedowns bright and clean. DJ also very good with price clipped, one 1/4 x 1" chip at heel of spine and one 1/4 x 1/4" chip at head of spine; mild sunning to spine. 602 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: citynightsbooks]
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        LE RIVAGE DES SYRTES. Signed/Signé.

      José Corti, Paris 1952 - [Pierre Mac Orlan] Gracq, Julien. LE RIVAGE DES SYRTES. Signed/Signé. Paris José Corti, 1952. 8vo./ In-8°, 323 pp. Wrappers/Broché. Second Edition, 5 Aout, 1952. [2000 copies printed, one of 750 copies on vélin du Marais] published one year after the first on the accassion of having won Prix Goncourt which Gracq refused. The first copy. Copy Number "0" Inscribed by the publisher: "Examplaire de Pierre Mac Orlan / José Conti". Le plus célèbre des romans de Gracq, pour lequel il refusa le prix Goncourt, moins de trois mois après sa publication et après avoir déjà manifesté l'année précédente son hostilité envers le fonctionnement du monde littéraire dans "La littérature à l'estomac". Gracq most celebrated novel for which he refused le prix Goncourt as an expression of his hostilities towards the entire literary establishment. In very fine condition. A superb Association Copy. Très bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Els ex-libris i l'ex-librisme. Assaig històric raonat

      Millà, Barcelona 1952 - 4º mayor, anteportada color, frontis de Ramon Borrell grabado al aguafuerte, 242 p. muy ilustradas impresas a dos tintas, grabados. Ejemplar núm. 46 de una tirada de 100 ejemplares, en papel de hilo. Barbas. Media piel, nervios, florones, hilos dorados en lomo y planos. Corte superior dorado. Cubiertas originales con grabado color de Estiarte. Magnífica encuadernación. Extraordinaria impresión, pulcramente editada a dos tintas, con el texto enmarcado dentro de orla en color, acompañado de innumerables ejemplos de ex-libris a toda página, dibujados por los más eminentes artistas, cuidadosamente reproducidos. Texto del autor sobre la historia y práctica del ex-librismo, exposición y crítica artística de los principales ejemplos en Europa y América y breves biografías de artistas catalanes. Precedido de una lámina con una orla inédita de Alexandre de Riquer, de 1912, un aguafuerte grabado en 1921 por R. Borrell para los socios de la desaparecida entidad "Pro Ex-libris", y un prólogo de Antoni Ollé i Pinell. Grabados. Bibliofilia. Historia del libro. Engravings. Bibliophilism. Book history.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Studio]
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        Charlotte's Web

      New York: Harper & Brothers. (1952). First. First edition. Pictures by Garth Williams. Fine in a just about fine dustwrapper with a crease to the front spine fold and only a little bit of the spine toning that usually plagues this title. An especially nice copy of an enduring children's classic about a spider who befriends a pig. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      Harper & Brothers, New York 1952 - Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. True First Edition as stated with I-B Below. A nice collectible copy. Pictures available. A really nice copy of a book that we all loved at one time or another. This book was loved. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Charlotte's Web

      New York: Harper and Brothers,, 1952. Pictures by Garth Williams. Octavo. Original light brown cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black and blue, blue and white spider-web patterned endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by Garth Williams. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Some loss of size from cloth. An excellent copy in the slightly rubbed and nicked jacket with toned spine panel. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        CHARLOTTE'S WEB (1st w/ I-B on copyright page)

      Harper, New York 1952 - Harper, 1952, NY, 8vo, 184pp. Nearly NF, but graded out at VG++. Harper & Brothers, 1952. 1st edition, 1st printing, stated. States FIRST EDITION and then just below is I-B on copyright (harper's code signifying September 1952). 1st issue DJ with 4 STUART LITTLE blurbs on rear and the single word HARPER on foot of DJ backstrip (not Harper Row or Harper Collins etc.) Later DJs have 4 blurbs but only 2 regarding Stuart Little and 2 regarding The Trumpet of the Swan. $2.50 price on inside flap is clipped. Tan cloth boards of DJ are clean with a bright, elaborate Charlotte's Web embossed in bright blue and black. Bright blue illustrated endpapers. Very clean, tight copy. DJ is bright and has 2 small closed tears on front edge and 2 on rear edge. 2 small open chips at edge. this is a very nice copy! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Medium Rare Books LLC]
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        Charlotte's Web

      New York: Harper & Brothers 1952 - First edition, first printing. Illustrated by Garth Williams. Original publisher's cloth; dust jacket. About fine with a former owner's 1952 Christmas inscription to half-title page; lightly toned jacket with some light wear and minor chipping to the extremities, a few small stains, else very good. 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, about a mouse in a big city 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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      London: Hamish Hamilton, 1952. First Edition, the English issue. With pictures throughout by Garth Williams 8vo, publisher&#146;s bright blue cloth pictorially lettered in a spider&#146;s web motif on the upper cover and spine in red and black, in the original dustjacket. [vi],170 pp. A very nice copy of this perennial favorite, the book near fine with just a hint of mellowing to the edges, the jacket likewise, solid and attractive with only the lightest amount of mellowing from time. FIRST EDITION AND A LOVELY COPY. In the 60 odd years since its publication, CHARLOTTE&#39;S WEB has gained a stature accorded to only a small handful of books each decade. One might fairly group it with THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS and BLACK BEAUTY as a classic of the first distinction. The first editions have become scarce, especially in such nice condition.<br> E.B. White was a contributing editor to the New Yorker, a columnist for Harper&#146;s, and the author of adult books as well as the famous Elements of Style, by Strunk and White. White was also a poet and essayist. Thus, it may not be surprising that Charlotte&#146;s Web is not only a masterpiece, but read by adults and children equally.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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      Harper & Brothers, New York 1952 - Good in boards. Stated First Edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Charlotte&#39;s Web

      New York: Harper and Brothers. (1952). First. First edition. Fine in near very good dustwrapper lacking the bottom inch of the spine, a small chip on the front panel, a tear along the edge of the spine, and some age-toning. A presentable copy of an enduring children&#39;s classic about a spider who befriends a pig. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Charlotte's Web

      Hamish Hamilton 1952 - A first edition, first printing published by Hamish Hamilton in 1952. A very good+ copy without inscriptions with foxing to the endpapers. In a very good unclipped wrapper which has restoration to the spine tips and some light internal repairs. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        Trunkene Flut. Ausgewählte Gedichte.,

      Wiesbaden, Limes Verlag., 2. erweiterte Aufl. 1952. - 120 Seiten, 19,5 x 12 cm. hervorragend erhalten, quasi ungelesen - - vom Gottfried Benn auf Titelblatt voll signiert und datiert Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 300 Gebundene Ausgabe/Original-Leinen [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Umbruch Verlag & Versandantiquariat]
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        East of Eden

      Viking 1952 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by John Steinbeck on a tipped in signature. A stunning dustjacket that is rich in color with light wear to the edges. This original First Printing dustjacket has the price present on the front flap. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED Steinbeck First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Player Piano

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1952 - First Edition--has colophon and letter "A' on copyright page. Very Good Plus green boards with bright silver spine title. Very Good Plus dust jacket shows original price of $3.00. Spine of jacket is faded and stained although the stain does not affect the title. SIGNED BY Vonnegut on a bookplate laid in. A very attractive First Printing of Vonnegut's first book. The First Print run numbered 7,600 copies on August 31, 1952. From the back flap: "Reminiscent of Huxley's BRAVE NEW WORLD or Orwell's NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR, PLAYER PIANO is swift-moving, very intriguing and completely entertaining." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Good Books In The Woods, IOBA]
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        The Little Horse Bus

      Parrish 1952 - Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Dust Jacket has large closed tears and associated wear. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Illustrator: Dorothy Craigie. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 9007. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books]
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      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons,. 1952. Octavo,. pictorial wrappers.. A fine copy with no fading and virtually no tanning to the wrappers.. The best of the handful of extant copies of this advance issue.. (#132211). Advance copy of the first edition. A pre-binding copy for review. "An estimated twenty-five to thirty copies were bound using the dust jacket as a wrapper and sent to reviewers prior to publication. The printed material which appeared on the flaps of the dust wrapper in the first edition was printed on two white strips of paper. These strips were laid-in [i.e. laid- down] inside the top cover." - Pieratt, Huffman-klinkowitz, and Klinkowitz AA1. The author&#39;s first book. "The United States has won the third world war. Production being totally automatic, almost the whole population is on a generous dole. Only the intelligent minority works." - Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 159. "Incisive satire; a classic modern dystopia." - Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3- 392. Runner-up for the 1953 International Fantasy Award. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1202. Berger, Science Fiction and the New Dark Age, pp. 17-9. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 244. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1697-1701.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Vater unser. (Lords Prayer).

      Waldmann & Pfitzner, München, 1952 - München, Waldmann & Pfitzner 1952). 0,5x0,5 cm. Schwarzer geprägter Maroquinband mit Deckelvergoldung in Plexiglasdose mit drehbarem Deckel. Spielmann 355. - Bondy 155. - An exceptionally small miniature book, containg the Lord's Prayer in German, English, Dutch, French, Spanish and Swedish. - Galt in den 50er Jahren als das kleinste mit beweglichen Lettern im Bleisatz hergestellte Buch. - Considéré les années cinquante comme le plus petit livre imprimé. Sprache: N Schwarzer geprägter Maroquinband mit Deckelvergoldung in Plexiglasdose mit drehbarem Deckel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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      Josep Janés, Editor. Imprenta Joan Sallent Sucr, Sabadell. - Barcelona. 1952. Cartoné estampat. 30X23. 170Pág+10h. Conté Estuig. Tirada de 25 exemplars (Nº XXVIII) amb set col.lotípies de A. Vila Arrufat (Ricard Fonta) i un poema autògraf, signat i dedicat per l'autor. Bonica Obra. Ref 2.8 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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      Scribner's. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 1952. First US Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 8vo; From the estate of legendary bookman Francesco Scioscia; Signed by Author .

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        Full of Life

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1952. Signed. First Edition, First Printing. In original dust jacket with price of $2.75 intact. Signed and warmly inscribed by John Fante on the front free end paper to a Los Angeles artist, Edmond Kohn. Inscription reads "For Ed Kohn for painting those delightful pictures of my children, and at such reasonable prices. -John Fante" In Very Good Minus condition, in a Very Good dust jacket. Clean text, though pages are age lightly toned. Boards show toning, with a scuff on the rear. The dust jacket shows sunning to the spine panel, edge wear with a few tears, two of which have been repaired from the verso. Chip to spine panel. Light soiling. A lovely inscription from Fante, offering a peek into his Hollywood life in '50s.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      Gallimard 1952 - - Gallimard, Paris 1952, 12x19cm, broché. - Nouvelle édition. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Francis Planque : ". au réalisateur courageux et malheureux." Infimes piqûres sur le premier plat, une pâle mouillure marginale en tête du deuxième plat [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Old Man and the Sea

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952 - A beautiful, resplendent copy of what most people consider to be Hemingway's last great work; and certainly one of his most popular First edition. 8vo. [ii], 140 pp. Pale blue cloth, spine lettered in silver, fine copy. In a fine, unclipped dust-jacket. Housed in a custom blue half morocco clamshell box. Hanneman 24 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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      NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1952) - First Edition, First State, with Scribner 'A', dust jacket author photo tinted blue, and no mention of the Nobel Prize. A near fine example of the book which won its author a Pulitzer Prize. A short novel, it was the last major work published during Hemingway's lifetime and is widely considered one of his two or three enduring masterpieces. Basis for the 1958 John Sturges film starring Spencer Tracy. Certainly, this book was a major contributing factor in Hemingway's winning the Nobel Prize the following year. William Faulkner, in his review of the book, called it Hemingway's best. Near fine in like jacket with but a small chip to the crown of the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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        The Old Man and the Sea

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1952 - Hemingway, Ernest. The Old Man and the Sea. Scribners, 1952. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). This is the first issue (with the Scribner "A" and seal) in a first issue dust jacket (with the lightly blue-tinted author photo on the rear panel and the $3.00 price). Previous owners name to front paste down and very slight damp stain toback board. Slight crease to top left of front panel but the dust jacket spine is brilliant (as is the rest fo the DJ) as if it has been kept stored away from light for decades. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fantasy Illustrated]
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