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      1952 - Paris, Gallimard, 1952. In-12 (140 X 200) relié cartonnage noir décoré en trois couleurs, auteur et titre, date en queue (reliure de l'éditeur) ; 327 pages. Infime trace de choc à la coiffe supérieure et en tête du plat, sinon exemplaire à l'état de neuf. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. UN des 1 050 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin labeur (n°1 088) et reliés d'après la maquette de Paul BONET. «Il y a, dans "Féérie pour une autre fois", d'admirables portraits, des invectives, de la poésie. Il y a surtout, présent à toutes les lignes, Céline l'inimitable, Céline le formidable, cette personnalité qui a dominé le monde des lettres » (Prière d'insérer). Exemplaire en BEL ÉTAT. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Invisible Man

      Random House, 1952. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Random House, New York 1952. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Printing, no additional printings listed. Black and tan two tone cloth boards. Book Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, spots on the boards. Rubbing at the spine, corners and lettering, light spot at the top edge. Tight spine, cloth at the spine lifting, clean pages. Light age toning. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-, wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. First Issue Jacket priced at $3.50 at the front flap. Author's photo at the rear panel by Gordon Parks. Shelf wear, rubbing at the folds, chipping at the jacket spine.

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        Le chiffre sept

      Pierre Seghers 1952 Pierre Seghers, Editeur. Paris, 1952. Edizione limitata di 1900 copie. Esemplare n. 828. Brossura ed. rilegata in pelle. 16 x 20 cm, Litografia originale di Cocteau in copertina (prima pagina). Carta vergé de Hollande Pannekoek. Dedica e firma di Cocteau in antiporta. Con il volume sono inclusi altri due autografi: una cartolina con auguri a firma di Jean Cocteau e un telegramma, anche questo autografo e firmato. Sono inclusi anche una cartolina di Hermes e la plaquette del libro, con la fascetta editoriale originale (Pierre Seghers, Editeur. Paris, 1953, collection P.S. Poésie 53, plaquette in-16 oblong de 31pp. )

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        No Man Is An Island

      Los Angeles: Brandeis University, 1952. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. First and only edition of this early chapbook. An address Bradbury delivered in 1952 to the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Women's Committee of Brandeis University. This copy SIGNED by Mr. Bradbury. Very good in wrappers with some spotting to rear cover. Scarce. Signed by Author

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        Le Père Goriot *

      Imprimerie Nationale / A.Sauret, Paris 1952. - Broché 23 x 17, couverture imprimée rempliée, double étui décoré, dos de la chemise parchemin avec décor et titre dorés. L'un des 300 exemplaires de tête numérotés sur Grand Vergé d'Arches, avec deux états du frontispice. Lithographie originale de Picasso en frontispice, signée dans la plaque et tirée par Mourlot, le second état en feuillet volant sur Chine. Un petit écho graphique au "Chef-d'oeuvre inconnu" du même Balzac, publié chez Vollard en 1931 et magistralement illustré par l'artiste; ce dernier n'y avait alors point fait figurer un portrait de l'auteur comme c'est le cas ici. L'air très "rabelaisien" de ce dernier, qui ne manque pas de souffle, nous réconcilie quelque peu avec ce livre qui, à l'adolescence, faillit nous endormir et nous dégoûter définitivement de la littérature !Préface d'André Maurois.

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      Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,, 1952. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in silver, red endpapers, top edge dyed red. With the dust jacket. A superb, fresh copy in the jacket that is only very lightly rubbed at the extremities with a few tiny nicks and short splits. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front blank, "When Harriet Moore founded Poetry Magazine she broke new ground, in her own way, with courage & foresight to match, the pioneers of an earlier day. Edna Ferber. New York, October, 1956". Moore founded Poetry Magazine in 1912 to "print the best English verse which is being written today regardless of where, by whom, or under what theory of art it is written". The magazine published important early work by most of the greatest poets of the 20th century, including Eliot, Joyce, and Pound, and is still being published. A superb association.

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        Russian Navy / Russian Merchant

      Russia 1952 - Two watercolours of Russian Ships, Image Size : 300x415 (mm), 11.75x16.375 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : , Original Hand Coloring, Watercolor

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Estampas Bíblicas. Antiguo y Nuevo Testamento.

      Iberia, Barcelona 1952 - 300pp. Casi todas ilustradas y coloreadas a mano a varias tintas. Perfecto ejemplar con una magnífica encuadernación en pergamino. Lomera con nervios y florones. Tapas decoradas con hierros al oro y una pintura original en la tapa superior. Cortes dorados. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lieutenant Hornblower

      London: Michael Joseph,, 1952. Octavo (180 x 120 mm). Finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full blue morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands tooled in gilt, gilt rule to compartments, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, all edges gilt. Spine lightly rubbed and sunned but gilt still bright, very slight bowing to the boards, tanning to edges of free endpapers, prelims and end leaves. An excellent copy. First edition, third impression. The author's specially bound personal copy. With the loosely inserted posthumous estate label signed by the author's great nephew Mr A. S. Troughton-Smith.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Assassin for Hire

      Frederick Muller London: Frederick Muller. (1952). First. First edition. Foxing to the page edges and first and last few leaves, else about fine in very good plus dustwrapper with some tiny nicks and tears. Hired assassin Antonio Riccardi hides behind his false identity as a rare stamp dealer. Adapted and novelized by the author from his own radio scripts, this was the first of several of this Australian writer's books to be filmed, in 1951 directed by Michael McCarthy, and featuring Sydney Tafler, Ronald Howard, and Katharine Blake. This book also includes the text and first book appearance of the author's short story (again adapted from his own play) "Wide Boy," which was banned by the BBC, about a petty criminal who becomes involved in blackmail and murder, and which was also made into a 1952 film by Ken Hughes, and featuring Tafler, Howard, and Susan Shaw. A nice copy of a very scarce and poorly manufactured title. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      Charles Scibner's Sons, New York 1952 - First edition, first issue with Scribner's "A" and the seal on the copyright page. Publisher's original blue cloth with silver lettering. Book has some edge wear, but is tight and square. Dust jacket has the blue tone on Hemingway's photo. 1/8 " chip at the top of the spine, otherwise on;y tiny little chips at the corners. $3.00 price is intact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Antiquarian Shop]
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        En attendant Godot: pièce en deux Actes

      Paris: les èditions de Minuit, 1952 First edition, first printing. Original publisher's white paper wrappers, lettered in blue and black. A fine copy, with a hint of wear to the extremities, bright and clean panels, spine nearly devoid of any toning, fresh pages. An excellent copy. Housed in a custom folding box. En attendant Godot is an absurdist play about two main characters, Vladimir and Estragon, who converse in witty and amusing banter while they wait for Godot, who ultimately never arrives. Beckett, a Scottish author and native English speaker, moved to France and subsequently transitioned from writing in English to French, including this play. In 1954, Beckett translated this text from its original French into English, and it was published in London by Faber and Faber in 1956 under the English title Waiting for Godot. The play originally premiered in Paris at the Théâtre de Babylone in January 1953, and this true first edition uses the text from that production; the subsequent English edition contains the text used by the Criterion Theater for its production of the play after the London premier in August 1955 at the Arts Theater, including the "small number of textual deletions" that were made as per Lord Chamberlain's requirements in accordance with the strict UK theater censorship of the 1950's. Many subsequent productions have since altered Beckett's original text, leading to a bit of a discrepancy as to which version is the definitive text, but this French text is irrefutably the original. Regardless, Waiting for Godot is a theatrical masterpiece- "its form is unusual: its contents weird, its chief themes are madness, boredom, suffering, cruelty: yet the effect of its inspired cross-talk is hilarious.". 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.

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        The Betrayal

      Penguin Fig Tree, 2010. 1st printing 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Signed by Author. Fine in Fine dw - unread. SIGNED and DATED by the author to title page - 6th May 2010. Booker Longlist 2010 ****************************************************** Leningrad in 1952: a city recovering from war, where Andrei, a young hospital doctor and Anna, a nursery school teacher, are forging a life together. Summers at the dacha, preparations for the hospital ball, work and the care of sixteen year old Kolya fill their minds. They try hard to avoid coming to the attention of the authorities, but even so their private happiness is precarious. Stalin is still in power, and the Ministry for State Security has new targets in its sights. When Andrei has to treat the seriously ill child of a senior secret police officer, Volkov, he finds himself and his family caught in an impossible game of life and death Ð for in a land ruled by whispers and watchfulness, betrayal can come from those closest to you. A gripping and deeply moving portrait of life in post-war Soviet Russia, The Betrayal brilliantly shows the epic struggle of ordinary people to survive in a time of violence and terror.

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      1952 - Magistral Acuarela original de MINGOTE, de primera etapa - Año 1952, en papel cartulina de la época, medidas 23 cm x 20 cm. Técnica: ejecutado con lapicero y acuarelas a colores. Imagen de hombre sentado y desnudo tocando el arpa junto al mar, con paisaje de playa, montaña, barco y casa. El dibujo está firmado y fechado en el ángulo inferior derecho, Mingote, 1952. Obra de primera época del genial dibujante, escritor, académico de la lengua y periodista español, don Antonio Mingote.

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      Gnome Press, Inc., New York 1952 - Book appears unread and is undamaged. Corners sharp, pages clean and undamaged. Edges have light age tone with a little more on the top. Upper and lower board extremities have slight rubbing. DJ near fine with some slight sun fade and a touch of edge crinkling at the spine top and a tiny closed tear the upper front. Not price clipped. A very nice copy! Any questions, please email. If you would like additional images of this book, please email. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sierra Sales]
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        Invisible Man

      Random House, 1952-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. New York: Random House, 1952: True First Edition, First Printing, with "First Printing" stated on the copyright page. In an original, first issue dust jacket with the proper price of $3.50 intact on the front flap. In Good+ condition, in a Good+ dust jacket. Clean text. Light spotting to side of page block. Cloth shows wear, light scuffing, staining, rubbing and edge wear. Corners rubbed, spine ends worn and lightly frayed. The dust jacket shows rubbing, creasing, wear along the folds, with some chipping and loss. A nice overall copy, with a well preserved jacket. Presents well.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        East of Eden

      Viking, New York 1952 - FIRST EDITION of Steinbeck's classic. Steinbeck "considered Eden to be his magnum opus, the crowning achievement of his life's work. Similar to how Steinbeck spent years researching and reflecting on Zapata, and similar to how Steinbeck gradually put pieces together for The Grapes of Wrath in the 1930's, the writer let East of Eden gestate in his mind for decades. He thus 'nurtured' it 'all of his life and? [it] seemed to grow with him until the time of writing was at hand' ? [To] one correspondent, Steinbeck placed East of Eden in the context of his life and work, concluding, 'That earlier work was practice for this? The rest was practice'. In another letter, Steinbeck asserted, 'I still think it is The Book, as far as I am concerned. Always before I have held something back for later. Nothing is held back here. This is not practice for a future. This is what I have practiced for?'" (Michael Price, John Steinbeck). First issue: with "bite" on page 281. New York: The Viking Press, 1952. Octavo, original green cloth, original dust jacket. Book fine, dust jacket with mild toning to spine, a little soiling to back panel, and a tiny bit of edgewear. An excellent copy of a first edition that is difficult to fine in good, collectible condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        East Of Eden

      The Viking Press New York 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.Our code number = TB20615

      [Bookseller: Crossroad Books]
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      New York: Random House (1952)., 1952 Uncommon First edition. One of 500 copies printed. 8vo, illustrated with scenes from the 1952 production, original boards, dustwrapper. Near fine in very good or better dustwrapper.. 1st Edition.

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        The Voyage of the Dawn Treader: A Story for Children (First Edition)

      New York: Macmillan, 1952. First Edition. First Edition. Publisher's price of $2.75 at the bottom of the front flap. Near Fine in a bright, Very Good dust jacket. Cloth very faded at the board edges; jacket has several small chips and closed tears, and a lightly faded spine panel. A very presentable copy of the third book in the author's "Narnia" series.

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        Ben Franklin explains how to replicate his electrical experiment in the December 1752 issue of The Gentleman's Magazine

      The Gentleman's Magazine (London: Sylvanus Urban, printed by E. Cave, jun. at St. John's Gate, December 1752), 5.25î x 8.25î, pp. [541 - 587]. With four engraved plates, one hand colored, another folding (10 x 8 in.). Binding remnants and stitch holes at left margin, minor corner and other creasing, pages clean overall. Of great interest is a letter from Ben Franklin, Philadelphia, October 19, 1752, printed on pages 560-561. In part, "As frequent mention is made in the newspapers from Europe, of the success of the Philadelphia experiment for drawing the electric fire from clouds by means of pointed rods of iron erected on high buildings, etc., it may be agreeable to inform the curious that the same experiment has succeeded in Philadelphia, tho' made in a different and more easy manner, which is as follows: Make a small cross of two light strips of cedar...tie the corners of the [silk] handkerchief to the extremities of the cross, so you have the body of a kite; which being properly accomodated with a tail, loop, and string, will rise in the air, like those made of paper...To the top of the upright stick of the cross is to be fixed a very sharp pointed wire, rising a foot or more above the wood. To the end of the twine, next the hand, is to be ty'd a silk ribbon, and where the silk and twine join, a key may be fastened. This kite is to be raised when a thunder gust appears to be coming must be taken..." Signed in print, "B.F." This issue also included an eclectic assortment of articles on science, industry, the arts and literature including "Improvement in grinding concave glasses", a "New theory of Aurora Borealis" and "Dr Halley's observation of an eclipse". Issue includes an excellent colored plate of a "Crested Fly-Catcher" as well as a "Horizontal Windmill" with an accompanying illustrated plate.

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        WINSTON CHURCHILL An Informal Study of Greatness

      Doubleday, Garden City:: Doubleday,, 1952. First Edition. Near Fine. SIGNED BY WINSTON S. CHURCHILL without personalization. A Near Fine hardback Stated First Edition First Printing with mild edge soil minimal edge wear in a Very Good+ Dust Jacket with soil rear, mild edge wear, dampstain edge. A Scarce work Signed by Winston Churchill.

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        The Art of Juggling

      New York.: John McArdle, 1952 This is a reprint of the rare 1614 edition, published by John McArdle, New York, 47 pages, plus a seven page excursus. Limited edition. Wine-colored cloth over leather spine, stamped in gold, with publisher's dust wrapper. With publisher's essay on history of the book. 12mo. Inscribed and signed on the ffep, "This is the second book I have published, and the first to have gold stamping. I did the binding and stamping. With love to my beautiful wife. John." McArdle published several classic works on conjuring in limited editions. He was involved in most every step of production, from binding to stamping, and in some cases, printed the books himself, as well. The book is in very good condition, unmarked, clean and tight.

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        East of Eden

      New York: The Viking Press. 1952. First. First edition. Slight cocked with faint soiling and some bumping on the corners else very good plus in a very good spine toned dustwrapper with shallow chips and tears along the edges. Advance review copy with complimentary slip laid in. Signed by the author on a card laid in. Basis for the 1955 Kazan film starring James Dean, Raymond Massey, and Julie Harris which won Jo Van Fleet the 1956 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      New York: Farrar, Straus & Young, (1952). First Edition. Hardcover. Light wear to top and bottom edges of the book. Very Good in an edgeworn, Very Good dustwrapper. Quarto (8" x 11") bound in two-toned cloth and illustrated with numerous facsimiles of Truman's writing, drawings, and photographs in color and black and white. INSCRIBED by the former President as usual in the large blank margin beneath the color frontispiece photograph of Truman at his desk: "My best to Commander and Mrs. Lingo/Harry Truman/White House,/April 26, 1952." Laid in is an index card written on one side in a child's hand: "Dear Mr. President, Please write in this for Mama and Daddy. Thank you. Jane Lingo." Also laid in is a piece of White House stationery with a typed note to have books delivered to Miss Jane Lingo.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA ]
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        The Palette Archive

      A collection of 60 letters and notes sent between 1952 and 1984 by famous names of the day to G. Scott Wright, Jr., the editor of The Palette, a small newsletter published by the Connecticut Arts Association in the 1960s. The letters, most of which are Signed, are in response to requests from Wright, a teacher at Weston High School in Weston, Connecticut, for voluntary contributions to his modest and perpetually underfunded periodical. The responses he received are interesting and illuminating, and cover a wide swathe of celebrity from political leaders to authors and artist to scientists and doctors. Included are 69 carbon copies of the typed letters sent by Wright. Recipients include: Dr. Stringfellow Barr, Thomas Hart Benton, Dr. Ralph Bunche, Bruce Catton, Sir Winston Churchill, Arthur Compton, Dr. James B. Conant, Alistair Cooke, Norman Cousins, Peter DeVries, R. Buckminster Fuller, Dr. A. Whitney Griswold, John Hersey, Sidney Hertzberg, Robert M. Hutchins, John F. Kennedy, Gyorgy Kepes, Charles Laughton, Max Lerner, Henry Luce, Russell Lynes, Dr. Jacques Maritain, Edward R. Murrow, Richard Neutra, Richard Nixon, Eliot Noyes, Dr. Brian O'Doherty, Frank O'Rourke, Admiral Hyman G. Rickover, Lord Bertrand Russell, Eero Saarinen, Ben Shahn, Dr. Barlow Shapley, Sir Osbert Sitwell, William Steig, Adlai Stevenson, Arthur H. Sulzberger, and Henry Wallace. A detailed list of the archive is available upon request. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Natural

      New York: Harcourt Brace and Company. (1952). First. First edition. Spine a little faded, near fine in the gray binding (one of three, with no priority) in a very near fine, price-clipped dustwrapper with a couple of tiny tears and nominal rubbing. Inscribed by the author in the year of publication: "For Charles Crow. Cordially Bern. July 1952." Crow was a friend of Malamud's from New York, and advised Malamud when he applied for teaching positions, eventually accepting a position at Oregon State College. Crow's advice to Malamud is quoted in Bernard Malamud: A Writer's Life by Philip Maurice Davis. An especially nice copy of the author's first book, perhaps the classic baseball novel, and basis for the sugarcoated but nevertheless effective Barry Levinson film featuring Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, and Kim Basinger. .

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

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        Islands in the Sky

      Philadelphia: John C. Winston. (1952). First. First edition. Small ownership label of Ian Macauley, some wear to the crown, very good in supplied dustwrapper with a small chip on the front board, a couple of tiny tears and some general wear at the extremities, along with the original tattered, poor dustwrapper. The Dedication Copy, Inscribed by Arthur C. Clarke to his protege, one-time secretary, and longtime friend Ian Macauley on the dedication page, underneath the printed dedication which reads: "For Ian From an Elizabethan to a Georgian," the written inscription follows: " --- this token of our friendship, until we meet again. Arthur. 19 Sept 1952." Clarke's first published hardcover novel, a story for adolescents. Macauley was an award-winning New York Times journalist who also edited Clarke's book of collected essays, Greetings, Carbon-Based Bipeds! (2000). Clarke wrote the last chapter of Childhood's End while visiting Macauley in Atlanta in 1952, where he was reportedly greatly influenced by their discussions. Clarke's first hardcover novel, preceded only by Prelude to Space (1951), issued in paperback as Galaxy Science Fiction Novel #3. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        [Original Manuscript]: Wainer

      (1952). Fifteen-page typescript of a story submitted to the science-fiction magazine Galaxy, with a sixteenth page that consists of a story blurb by Shaara: "Certainly, life has a meaning / though sometimes it takes a lifetime to learn what it is." The first page bears Shaara's Highland Park, New Jersey address, and is dated in pencil, "9/23/52." The text, about 4300 words, has been edited in an unknown hand. The story appeared in the April 1954 issue, and was by our count his fourth appearance in Galaxy. The pages have been lightly folded in quarters and bear a small puncture in the upper right quadrant, partially affecting about a dozen letters throughout. Other light wear, but overall near fine. Shaara's first book, the boxing drama The Broken Place, was not published until 1968, followed in 1974 by his Pulitzer Prize-winning The Killer Angels. His science-fiction stories were not collected until 1982. We have seen very few examples of manuscript material by him appear on the market. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        EL ALEPH

      Editorial Losada, S. A. 1952 Boards a bit browned. Hinges professionally repaired. Extremely light foxing to first and last pages and to edges. Previous owner's notes on front endpaper; 8vo; 159 pages

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        Air mexicain *

      Arcanes, Paris 31.7.1952. - En feuilles 26 x 20, couverture rempliée à typo bicolore, étui vieux rose. 4 lithographies originales couleur de Rufino Tamayo. De la bibliothèque de Henri Noverraz, ce qu'atteste un titrage n^manuscrit de sa part sur le crystal au dos de l'ouvrage. Édition originale. L'un des 229 exemplaires numérotés sur BFK de Rives, après 1 Hollande avec double suite, décomposition et épreuve des planches rayées, 24 Vélin de Renage avec suite, signé par l'auteur et l'illustrateur et 20 hors commerce.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Player Piano (First Edition, Signed and dated in 1971)

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Vonnegut and dated January 1971 on the front endpaper: "Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Signed at Heinz Hall Pittsburgh / 11-17-71." Laid in is a photocopy of the reading and workshop Vonnegut gave at the then-newly-refurbished hall, as part of its International Poetry Forum.& & Near Fine in a striking, Near Fine example of the fragile dust jacket. Jacket has a touch of the usual toning to the spine, else virtually without wear. Inscribed copies of Vonnegut first editions of this vintage are rare, and copies of the author's first book in this condition seldom surface.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Lieutenant Hornblower.

      London: Michael Joseph, 1952 - Octavo (180 x 120 mm). Finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full blue morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands tooled in gilt, gilt rule to compartments, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, all edges gilt. Spine lightly rubbed and sunned but gilt still bright, very slight bowing to the boards, tanning to edges of free endpapers, prelims and end leaves. An excellent copy. First edition, third impression. The author's specially bound personal copy. With the loosely inserted posthumous estate label signed by the author's great nephew Mr A. S. Troughton-Smith. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        East Of Eden

      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.Our code number = TB20615

      [Bookseller: Town's End Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Individualismus und Wirtschaftliche Ordnung.

      Erlenbach-Zurich: Eugen Rentsch Verlag, 1952. - First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Signed by F.A. Hayek on the front free endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        POEMAS PARADISIACOS. Edición numerada.

      - Málaga, 1952. Colección El Arroyo de los Ángeles. Tirada de 175 ejemplares numerados, impresos en papel Ingres con caracteres Ibarra. Dedicatoria y firma del autor para la poetisa mªAntonia Sanz-Cuadrado del 28/02/1955. Viñeta de Leopoldo Salas y Guirior. Buen estado. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Pérez Picado]
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        The Old Man and the Sea

      Charles Scribners' Sons 1952 - Very Good, small tear, mylar cover [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: civilizingbooks]
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        JOYCE The ARTIFICER. Two Studies of Joyce's Method by Aldous Huxley & Stuart Gilbert; with five Collotype reproductions from the Proofs of "Ulysses" and "Tales of Shem and Shaun", together with a letter and notes thereon by J. Schwartz

      (n. p.):: Issued for Private Circulation [Printed by the Chiswick Press],. 1952.. 11" x 8". 1st edition (Bromer B79). Copy # 87 of 90 cc. Unpaginated, though 10 pp of text.. Printed pale green paper wrappers, sewn.. Age toning to extremities. A VG - VG+ copy.. Herein, both Huxley & Gilbert comment upon Joyce's creative process. Schwartz comments on the 5 pieces here reproduced, which, at the time, were in private hands. OCLC shows 69 copies of this work now held institutionally. AmEx shows the item last at auction in 1973, when it fetched £80 [$1230 in today's $$]. Rare in the trade. . 5 collotype reproductions of Joyce's mss emendations to his proof copy, on 5 leaves, one image per leaf [recto].

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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