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        The Old Man and the Sea

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Charles Scribner's, New York 1952. First Edition / First Printing. Scribner's "A" with the Seal on the copyright page. No additional printings listed. Blue cloth boards with silver lettering. Book Condition: Very Good-, shelf wear, spots on the boards. Tight spine, clean pages, light spots on the page edges. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-, wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. Jacket priced at $3.00 at the front flap, shelf wear, light chipping. Author's photo at the rear panel in olive tint.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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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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        THE NATURAL

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1952. First edition. Near Fine/Very Good. A Fine copy of the book in blue cloth (no priority established among the three cloth colors), bright, sharp and square. Price clipped dust jacket Very Good +, with a 4.5 cm tear on the rear panel (with a few associated creases), professionally closed, and one small stain on the spine. One of the greatest baseball novels of the twentieth century. Adapted to film in 1984, starring Robert Redford, Glenn Close, Kim Basinger and Robert Duvall. Near Fine in Very Good. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN?

      1952. 1. BROWN,MARGARET WISE. WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN?. NY: Crowell 1952. Oblong 16mo (5 1/2 x 5"), cloth, fine in price clipped dust wrapper. 1st edition. A delightful book of simple poems illustrated by BARBARA COONEY with delicately detailed and charming black and red illustrations. Bader p.264. Quite scarce.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        The Little Horse Bus

      London : Max Parrish . Very Good . 1952 . First Edition . Hardback . .

      [Bookseller: St. Mary's Books & Prints]
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        Témoignages pour l'Art abstrait 1952. Introduction de Léon Degand. Propos recueillis par Julien Alvard et R.V. Gindertael. Photographies-portraits par Serge Vandercam.

      (Paris), Éditions "Art D'Aujourd´hui", 1952. 4to. In the original yellow printed wrappers. Wrappers with soiling and hindges very loose. Internally fine and clean. 295, (1) pp. + 30 plates of which 27 are in colour.. First edition containing works by the following abstract artists:1: Alberto Magnelli2: Jean Arp 3: Andre Block 4: Bozzolini 5: Chapoval 6: Sonia Delaunay 7: Led Marle8: Jean Dewasme 9: John Deyrolle10: Cicero Dias11: Caesar Domela 12: Ar Fleishmann 13: Gilioli14: Jean Godrin 15: Auguste Herbin, 16: Robert Jacobsen17: Lanskoy 18: Berto Lardera (Black) 19: Jean Leppier20: Alberto Magnelli 21: Alberto Magnelli22: Richard Mortensen 23: Edgar Pillet, 24) Poliakoff 25: Marie Raymond26: Alfred Reth, 27: Nicolas de Stael 28: Victor Vasarely, 29) Far-El Nissa Zeid 30) Auguste Herbin

      [Bookseller: Lynge & Søn A/S]
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        The Old Man and the Sea

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. First edition. Near Fine/Very Good +. An attractive copy of this American classic. Book nearly Fine with the fragile spine lettering just a trifle rubbed. In a solid dust jacket that is Very Good + due to toning on the spine and a little blob of what looks like paint that touched the flap folds. & & 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. Near Fine in Very Good +. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        TYPED LETTER ON CONGRESSIONAL STATIONERY, SIGNED

      Fair. August 21, 1952. . Signed by John F. Kennedy. Two stains, lower left-hand corner torn off (1/4 inch), acid-free mounting tape to upper corners on verso. Authentic signed letter to personal friend, James Mullin about his running for Senate. Mullin was a Marine fighter pilot in WWII (part of Baa Baa Black Sheep Squadron). He was later a state rep in MA. No envelope. <BR> <A HREF=&#39;http www.oldbooks.com/images/PHBOOKSKE71793.jpg&#39;> <BR>& <BR .

      [Bookseller: Payson Hall Books]
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        East of Eden

      Viking Press: NY 1952 - First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful 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 lovely copy housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        The Natural

      New York: Harcourt Brace, 1952 - FIRST EDITION of Malamud's first book; IN EXTREMELY RARE BLUE TRIAL DUST JACKET with no text on the back or flaps. Possibly a unique example. With letter from Harcourt Brace regarding the jacket. Octavo, original red cloth, original trial "proof" dust jacket. Book fine, light chipping at jacket spine head, some toning to spine. SCARCE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: CollectorsFolio]
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        Orlando.

      (The Marmalade Cat). A Seaside Holiday. 1st issue. London: Country Life Limited 1952. Rigt illustr. i farver af forf. Fol. 32 s. Orig. dek. kart. med lærredsryg. Rifter i omsl. Richly illustr. in colour by the author. Publisher's pictorial boards with cloth-spine. Tears in cover

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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        The Natural

      New York: Harcourt Brace, 1952. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine/near fine. 8vo. 237 pp. First edition stated of the author&#39;s first book, a novel made into a memorable film starring Robert Redford and Glenn Close. With ever so mild crimping to spine ends else a lovely fine copy in gray cloth binding. Price intact dustwrapper is bright and unfaded. Small faint sticker shadow to inside rear flap. Very minor soiling and wear. An exceptional copy overall of this highspot of 20th century literature.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        The Decisive Moment

      New York: Simon and Schuster. Very Good- in Fair dust jacket. 1952. Hardcover. The stunning collection of Cartier-Bresson&#39;s black and white photos are presented in this folio-sized (11 in. wide x 14.5 in. tall) first edition. Published by Simon and Schuster in France in collaboration with Éditions Verve of Paris. Includes the separate brochure, &#39;The Decisive Moment-Captions&#39;, in stapled wraps, which is often misplaced with this work. 126 photos&#151;taken all over the world&#151;are displayed, and described in the captions booklet. Includes an introduction, presumably by the photographer. In Henri Matisse-decorated paper-covered boards (repeated on the dust jacket). --- The volume is somewhat loosely sewn but is intact. With minor cover rubbing and very light cover soiling. Boards are slightly warped. Jacket with several tears, especially along spine; is yellowed and chipped and bears orig. $12.50 flap price. In removable archival mylar protector. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall .

      [Bookseller: Bluebird Books]
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        IN BATTLE FOR PEACE. THE STORY OF MY 83RD BIRTHDAY Inscribed to Van Wyck Brooks

      (New York): Masses & Mainstream, 1952. First Edition. Wraps. Light soiling to rear cover. Some separation of text block from wraps. Very Good. Pictorial wraps, also published in hardcover. INSCRIBED on the half-title page "For Van Wyck Brooks" and SIGNED by the author and subject, W. E. B. Du Bois. Brooks&#39;s description of the author as, among other things, "an artist and a prophet" in THE CONFIDENT YEARS is cited by Shirley Graham in one of her comments on page 11 of the present book. A rare presentation copy by Du Bois of some importance.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        The Battle For Investment Survival

      Boston: Barron&#39;s Publishing Company, 1952. First edition of the second edition. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Signed by Gerald Loeb on the front free endpaper. The second edition was expanded by 18 chapters and is the preferred edition. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Exceptionally rare, especially signed. In The Battle for Investment Survival, the goal is to preserve your capital at all costs, and to win is to "make a killing without being killed." Originally written in 1935, The Battle for Investment Survival treats investors to a straightforward account of how to profit--and how to avoid profit loss--in what Loeb would describe as the constant tug-of-war between rising and falling markets. "Most of today&#39;s advisors are telling us to diversify into stocks, bonds, foreign stocks, and perhaps gold, to spread the risk; Loeb tells us to put all our eggs in one basket, and watch the basket" (John Rothchild).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Opéra, oeuvre poétique 1925 - 1927 *

      Arcanes, sans lieu 1952. - Broché, couverture illustrée rempliée, non coupé. L'un des 89 exemplaires numérotés sur Marais avec suite. 13 dessins de Cocteau, repris en suite. Nouvelle édition de ces oeuvres poétiques recouvrant la période 1925-1927, soigneusement imprimée et avec une préface inédite de l'auteur.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Raine/Watkins Letters: Correspondence between Kathleen Raine, Vernon Watkins, Gwen Watkins, and others

      London: Kathleen Raine, 1952-1993. Letters, postcards, greeting cards from British poet, scholar, and editor Kathleen Raine to poet Vernon Watkins, his wife Gwen Watkins, son Gareth, and Ruth Pryor, a Watkins scholar. 59 pieces in all. Kathleen Raine (1908 - 2003) began publishing in the 1930s, with her first book appearing in 1943. She published 12 volumes of poetry in her lifetime, a well-received autobiography, and many volumes of essays and criticism. Raine was a respected independent scholar of William Blake and W. B. Yeats. She also founded and edited Tenemos, a quarterly devoted to "the arts of the imagination," publishing articles on neo-platonism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and other spiritual topics. Vernon Watkins (1906-1967), Anglo-Welsh poet, translator, and painter, was a close friend of poet Dylan Thomas. Though never as well known as Thomas, interest in his poetry has been growing since his death. His lush, intricately sounded poems, often on mythical or spiritual themes, went against the major poetic tendencies during his lifetime; their strengths can now be seen and appreciated.Gwen Watkins, his widow, worked to preserve and increase the reputation of her husband&#39;s poetry. She later taught at Oxford, and wrote books about her husband&#39;s friendship with Dylan Thomas, and about her experiences as a codebreaker at Bletchley Park in World War II (where she met her husband). Gareth Vernon Watkins, one of Watkins&#39; sons, became a philosophy professor. Ruth Pryor was a scholar who edited Watkins&#39; poems after his death, wrote about their use of myth and symbolism, and wrote general literary criticism. The largest group of letters, totaling 34 pieces from 1968 to 1987 (11 undated pieces), was written by Raine to Gwen Watkins, the poet&#39;s widow. The first in the series sends condolences on the poet&#39;s death and affirms his importance as a poet. The other letters revolve around publishing Watkins&#39; unpublished poems, writing and commissioning articles about his work, and generally keeping his writing available. Two of the letters are typed on Tenemos letterhead. Attached to these letters are copies in typescript of articles on Watkins that Raine planned to publish in Tenemos. Eight letters (1983 to 1993, one undated) are addressed to both Gwen Watkins and scholar Dr. Ruth Pryor, and mostly discuss the editing of Watkins&#39; poems and various efforts to publish them and commission scholarly articles about them. & Six letters (1977 to 1984; one undated) are addressed to Ruth Pryor alone. Pryor was working intensively on editing Watkins&#39; poems, and on writing about the symbolism she saw in them. Six letters (1952 to 1967, one undated) are addressed to Vernon Watkins. Raine wrote to Watkins as a fellow poet and to express her admiration for his writing. She visited him once at his home in Wales, a visit alluded to in the letters, and wrote to him in Seattle shortly before his death. One letter (1971) from Gareth Watkins to Gwen Watkins, his mother. Letter tells about his studies and a recent short vacation. There are also four Christmas cards, addressed to Gwen and to Gwen and Ruth, all undated, all signed by Raine. All letters are in autograph except for some of the letters on Tenemos letterhead, which Raine generally typed and signed.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Otras Inquisiciones (1937-1952)

      Sur, SA 1952 - Buenos Aires, Sur, 1952. First edition and first impression. Issued in wraps as called for. Some wear to the creases and light chipping to the spine. Presented in a custom red clamshell box with the author and title to the spine. Signed by the author "A Paco Luis, con el fraternal afecto di Borges / Buenos Aires 1952." A wonderful association copy, inscribed to Argentinian poet and Borges' good friend Francisco Luis Bernardez. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia Books. ABA, PBFA]
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        N.Ch. Oudinot *

      A l'enseigne du Verseau, Lausanne 28.10.1952. - Carré pleine soie 80 x 80, bords faufilés, impression quadrichrome, mise en boîte (un brin défraîchie) accordée à l'imagerie. Magnifique mouchoir de tête du au talent des imprimeurs du Verseau - les imprimeurs les plus dingues en sol vaudois soit dit en passant - contenant tête-bêche texte des deux auteurs précités, un objet littéraire des plus méconnus des bibliophiles, prolongé d'une petite plaquette de 28 pages illustrée de silhouettes découpées.Les silhouettes anciennes sont de N.-J. Mayer, dont Valentin le Campion a gravé le portrait, Pierre Monnerat servant d'agent de liaison graphique et Landry de mémorialiste, tout un bataillon y étant donc impliqué.Toute l'histoire en est contée à l'achevé d'imprimer, jusqu'au lieu duquel ruisselle, comme c'est souvent le cas au Verseau, un brin d'humour et beaucoup de poésie.Pour commémorer le centenaire du Maréchal, bourgeois d'honneur en 1806, les maîtres ymagiers organisèrent un dîner au Palais du Peyrou à Neuchatel, pas à lima, le 13 septembre 1947. Un menu illustré et coloré main du portraitiste et une invitation imprimés sur beau papier prolongent ces réjouissances versatiles.Ensemble exceptionnel.Exemplaire avec boîte et livret, ou seul livret ou sans disponibles sur demande. Édition ô combien originale. L'un des 337 présumés exemplaires, dont 120 imprimés le 15.11.1950 et 217 les 6 et 8.3.1956.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        The Decisive Moment

      New York: Simon and Schuster. Very Good- in Fair dust jacket. 1952. Hardcover. The stunning collection of Cartier-Bresson&#39;s black and white photos are presented in this folio-sized (11 in. wide x 14.5 in. tall) first edition. Published by Simon and Schuster in France in collaboration with Éditions Verve of Paris. Includes the separate brochure, &#39;The Decisive Moment-Captions&#39;, in stapled wraps, which is often misplaced with this work. 126 photos&#151;taken all over the world&#151;are displayed, and described in the captions booklet. Includes an introduction, presumably by the photographer. In Henri Matisse-decorated paper-covered boards (repeated on the dust jacket). --- The volume is somewhat loosely sewn but is intact. With minor cover rubbing and very light cover soiling. Boards are slightly warped. Jacket with several tears, especially along spine; is yellowed and chipped and bears orig. $12.50 flap price. In removable archival mylar protector. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall .

      [Bookseller: Bluebird Books]
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        The Judgement of Paris

      E.p Dutton, 1952-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. New York: Dutton, 1952: Signed by Gore Vidal in pen on the front free end paper. First Edition, First Printing with statement of "First Edition" on the copyright page. In original dust jacket with price of $3.50 intact. In Very Good condition, with clean pages and sound binding. Light offsetting to the end sheets. Clean exterior. Light edge wear. Small stain to top edge of page block, not affecting the pages themselves. The dust jacket shows some light edge wear and light wear along the folds, light chipping, a few scratches to the surface and a ding to the spine panel. Well preserved. Overall a very nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        The Old Man and the Sea

      New York: Scribner, 1952-06-01. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE IN FIRST ISSUE JACKET. New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1952. 140 pp. Blue cloth with silver lettering. First edition, first printing in first issue jacket. (All first edition points present: letter "A" on copyright page with publisher&#39;s seal; no deboss spot on back board. First state jacket has photo of Hemingway in brownish ink, no mention of book club on front flap or Nobel mention.)Condition: Very Good+ hardcover in Good+ dust jacket. Book itself in nice shape. Clean pages and sturdy binding. No inscriptions, bookplates, etc. Silver lettering on spine rubbed, abit of soiling to cloth, wear at head. Jacket missing chips on front panel near head, a large chip on back panel top edge, chips at head and tail, wear along spine edges, price intact ($3.00). Jacket is mylar-protected.A true first of Hemingway&#39;s Pulitzer-Prize-winning classic.

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        Die Newyorker Kantaten. - Cantates New-Yorkaises. Mit sechs Zeichnungen von Hans Arp. Vorwort von Michael Seuphor.

      Berggruen, Paris, New York 1952 - 8vo. (22,5 x 14 cm). Mit 6 Zeichn. v. Hans Arp auf grauem Büttenpapier. 2 w. Bl., 51 S., 2 w. Bl. OKart. m. Orig.-Umschlag mit Deckelillustration u. Rückentitel. WG 22. - Erste Ausgabe. - Eines von 500 Ex. auf Werkdruckpapier (Gesamt: 520), gedruckt von der Buchdruckerei Johannes Haupt in Basel. Die 6 "collages aux dessin" von Hans Arp, hier leicht verkleinert, sind 1950 in New York entstanden. Satzanordnung und Übersetzung des Vorwortes v. Jan Tschichold. - Deutsch und Französisch. Traduit par Robert Valancay. - Beiliegend: Teil eines Umschlages mit der eigenh. v. Hülsenbeck geschriebenen Absender-Adresse: "Charles R. Hulbeck. New York". - Umschl. etw. gebräunt, etw. ungleichmäßig durch nebenstehende Bände. Oben am Vorderdeckel leicht fleckig, an oberer Kante minimale Einrisse (ca. 3 mm.) u. winzige Fehlstellen. Innen sauber u. insgesamt von guter Erhaltung. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Düwal]
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        &#39;The Sword of Honour Trilogy&#39;

      A set of three first edition, first printings, the third volume signed by Evelyn Waugh. Comprising: ?Men At Arms? first UK edition 1952 ? a fine book (one neat gift inscription to the front pastedown) in a near fine wrapper which is unclipped with some rubbing to coners and extremities ? none of the usual heavy fading to the spine; ?Officers and Gentlemen? first UK edition 1955 ? a near fine book (one small name/date to the ffep) in a near fine unclipped wrapper with has two closed tears to the front panel and is lightly rubbed in places; ?Unconditional Surrender? ? first UK edition 1961 ? a fine book SIGNED in pencil (a little smudged) by Evelyn Waugh to the title page, in a fine wrapper which has a trace of wear to the head of the spine.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Beau sang trois actes

      Gallimard, 1952. in12 Broché

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        Martha Quest

      London: Michael Joseph, 1952. First edition of the author&#39;s first book in the Children of Violence series. Octavo. Signed by the author. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Martha Quest, the first book in the "Children of Violence" series, follows a young girl coming of age in British colonial South Africa just before World War II. The following books chronicle her experience as she grows through marriage and then motherhood. In 2007 Doris Lessing won the Nobel Prize in Literature. At 87, she was the oldest winner of the prize at the time. "Oh Christ!" She told reporters outside her home, as she was returning from the grocery store, "I&#39;ve won all the prizes in Europe, every bloody one, so I&#39;m delighted to win them all. It&#39;s a royal flush.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        A CITY WINTER AND OTHER POEMS TWO DRAWINGS BY LARRY RIVERS.

      New York: Editions of the Tibor de Nagy Gallery, "1951" [i.e. 1952]. - Small quarto. Linen and decorated boards, spine panel lettered in gilt. Frontis and two illustrations by Rivers. Extremities a bit rubbed and modestly darkened, spine a bit sunned and smudged, but a very good copy. First edition, deluxe issue. One of twenty numbered deluxe copies printed on Japanese Kochi paper, specially bound, with an original graphite and wash drawing (24.2 x 15.2 cm; 9.5 x 6") by Larry Rivers tipped in to serve as the frontispiece (in this case, of a male nude, signed "Rivers"). The ordinary issue consisted of another 280 copies on Arches (although the colophon called for 130, and many copies were issued unnumbered and without wrappers). Not all of the drawings used for this special issue were signed by the artist. One of the most significant first books of its generation, a key book among those associated with the New York "School" of Poetry, and, in this deluxe issue, an uncommon book. SMITH A1b.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        La grand'route.

      Bibliophiles et graveurs d'aujourd'hui 1952 - - Bibliophiles et graveurs d'aujourd'hui, Paris _1952, 26x33cm, en feuilles sous chemise et étui. - Edition ornée de 27 lithographies originales de André Minaux et imprimée à 120 exemplaires numérotés sur Vélin d'Arches. Dos de la chemise comportant de petites taches sans gravité, un accroc en pied de l'étui, sinon bel exemplaire exempt de rousseur. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 782 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Art et action : 5 Conceptions de structures dramatiques modernes [envoi de Claude Autant-Lara]

      Paris: Art et Action, 1952. Livre. Bon. Couverture souple. Signé par l&#39;auteur. Ed. originale. In-8. Paris, Art et action, sd [ca 1952] et 1929-1934. 12 fascicules in-8 brochés, réunis par l&#39;éditeur en un fort volume broché, couverture imprimée, onglets séparant les 5 parties, couvertures des fascicules conservées. Rare réunion faite par l&#39;éditeur enrichie d&#39;un bel ENVOI du cinéaste Claude Autant-Lara, fils des deux principaux animateurs de la revue, à Monique de Gouvenain. Comprend : Autant (E.), Lara (L.) et Akakia-Viala. Le Théâtre choréique parmi les 5 conceptions de structures dramatiques modernes avec le plus pur désintéressement du concours d&#39;artistes, écrivains, comédiens, décorateurs qui y ont participé pendant plus de 35 années (1916-1951) ; Théâtre de l&#39;espace. 2e conception de structure dramatique moderne (1912-1952) ; Cours de comédie spontanée moderne (1911-1931) ; Théâtre du livre (1911-1931) ; La Tentation de St Antoine (Flaubert) ; Le second Faust (Goethe) ; Gargantua (Rabelais) ; Théâtre de chambre (1911-1932) ; Théâtre universitaire (1911-1934). Couverture un peu défraichie, sinon un très bel exemplaire..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        The Royal Philatelic Collection

      VG : in very good condition. Signs of label removed from verso of fep with minimal marking. Teg First Edition Leather cover with gilt royal insignia motif 380mm x 260mm (15" x 10"). viii, 424pp. Collotypes, colour and b/w illustrations. Includes history of the collection and guide to the use of the catalogue in French, German and Spanish. Catalogue arranged geographically.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Voyage of the Dawn Treader

      London: Geoffrey Bles, , 1952. Octavo. Original pale blue boards, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. With illustrations by Pauline Baynes. Ghosting to spine through the dust jacket, fading to edges, gift inscription and owner&#39;s address to half title, dust jacket lightly nicked and rubbed, price clipped. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Svenskt konstnärslexikon. Tiotusen svenska konstnärers liv och verk. I-V.

      - Illustrerad. Malmö, Allhem 1952-67. Stor 4:o. 333,(3); 359,(3); 610,(2); 597,(3); 839,(1) s. Blå originalhalvskinnband. Nötta skyddsomslag med några revor. 29 x 22,5 cm.*Omfattar 12500 svenska konstnärer.[#\45324]

      [Bookseller: Antiquaria Bok & Bildantikvariat AB]
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        Svenskt konstnärslexikon. I-V. [Tolvtusen svenska konstnärers liv och verk].

      Allhem, Malmö, 1952-1967. 4:o. Totalt ca 2750 s. Mycket rikt illustrerad. Förlagets vackra röda halvfranska band med guldornerade ryggar och upphöjda bind. En fin svit om fem volymer.. Lite trasiga skyddsomslag finns med också. Allhems konstnärslexikon

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        J'ai du mourir *

      Sans nom, Paris 1952. - Broché 24 x 17, couverture fantaisie de papier artisanal ornée d'une vignette gravée contrecollée. Mystérieuse brochure poétique de 8 pages tirées sur papier de mûrier brut, constituée d'un texticule d'une page en regard de la seconde gravure, se terminant par l'étrange mention de "40 exemplaires 8 suites No 36".

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        BEE WORLD Volumes 1 to 84 Inclusive (1919-2003)

      UK: The Bee Research Association, 1952. A fine 85 year run of this important periodical. Vols. 1-66 (1919-1985) bound in red cloth; vols. 67-70 (1986-1989) in the original parts; vols. 71-78 (1990-1997) bound in blue cloth; vols. 79-84 (1998-2003) in the original parts. Volume I. no. I. is in facsimile as are pages 135-142 from vol. II. (adverts for the Oct.20- April. 21 issue) otherwise complete and original. In the earlier volumes the covers are not bound in. The bindings are faily uniform for each format, with gilt lettering to the spine, a few later red cloth bindings are not titled, The condition is generally very good with light general wear only, some of the earlier volumes with inconspicuous stamps. Long runs such as this are very rarely offered.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No dust jacket. 8vo.

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        Ricami genovesi.

      Subject: (Pizzi & merletti, ricami). Milano, Alfieri, 1952, 4to leg. in seta marezzata, titoli in oro alla cop. e al dorso, pp. 30 con una tav. applicata all'antiporta e 60 tav. f.t. Bruniture diffuse prevalentemente ai margini delle tav.

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        Approach to Infinity

      [Glendale, CA]: [Roy Squires], 1952 [Glendale, CA]: [Roy Squires], [1952]. First and only edition. Signed by Dollens and inscribed to Barbara Champlin on the "About the Artist" page. Illustrated throughout by Dollens. Unpaginated, but 14 pp, including wraps. A little age toning of the paper, else fine. Extraordinarily rare and visionary little black-and-white paper opus published by Roy Squires in Glendale in 1952 (though nowhere so credited within), with front and rear wrapper illustrations based on photographic miniatures with projected backgrounds, the illustrations within reproduced from water-color and tempera paintings, partly sprayed through stencils, all by Dollens. The theme herein, for the images and the text (also by Dollens), is a mystical one of man&#39;s approaching destiny out there somewhere in the endless stars, with a sense that this is so very natural, a step in our spiritual evolution. Somewhere in the web between the text and illustrations lies an oddly almost religious mood. Looking at it, reading it, this unpretentious little book really does seem to crystalize what science fiction is all about for many of us - as does the title itself. Subsequent readings then almost feel like a benediction. Sounds like a very lot from a very little, but that&#39;s what Dollens achieved here. The multi-talented Dollens was a long-time science-fiction illustrator and photographer, with numerous cover and internal illustration credits in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Aboriginal Science Fiction, Science Fiction Advertiser, Fantasy Advertiser, Räuber auf Selena, The Future Is Now, Gamma: New Frontiers in Fiction, and others, and was the dustjacket portrait photographer for such authors as Ray Bradbury (The Martian Chronicles, Something Wicked This Way Comes) and Chad Oliver (The Winds of Time), not to mention non-sci-fi works such as the photography for Karen Kuykendall&#39;s Every Cats. Inscription to Barbara Champlin is in blue-green ink, next to his professional address at the time (presumably circa 1952, though the inscription is undated) at 3771 Motor Avenue, Los Angeles 34 California. A very early creation for both Dollens and publisher Roy Squires. Try finding another one of these. L-100

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        John Ford&#39;s framed International Award from the Venice International Film Festival for The Quiet Man (1952)

      Venice International Film Festival, 1952. Director John Ford&#39;s framed International Award from the Venice International Film Festival for his classic 1952 film, "The Quiet Man." Ford also received a nomination for the Golden Lion Award at the same festival and went on to win the 1953 Academy Award for Best Director for the film. Begun in 1932, the Venice Festival is one of the most prestigious film events in the world, second only to Cannes, and the oldest fillm festival still being held.& & 28 x 20 inches, original black wood frame. Unexamined out of frame, but the award certificate appears to be in Fine condition, and the frame is Very Good with a bit of edgewear, with evidence that the backing has been removed. Presumably this either the frame in which the award was presented or the one Ford had made for it. A unique piece of film history from one of the iconic director&#39;s most critically acclaimed films.

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        The Lost Childhood and Other Essays [Inscribed by Greene]

      NY: Viking Press, 1952. Hardcover. Very good. First American Edition. Very good in a price clipped, lightly worn jacket that is sunned on the spine. Inascribed by Greene in the year of publication on the front free endpaper thus: For--/ from Graham Greene/ N.Y. Feb. 1952. Inscription is light, almost as if the pen was running out of ink, but is fully legible. Small bookplate on front pastedown.

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        Records of North American Big Game 1952 (A Unique Copy)

      1952 - RECORDS OF NORTH AMERICAN BIG GAME 1952 (A Unique Copy,) Scribner's, N.Y. 1952, first and only edition, 177 pages, profusely illustrated. INSCRIBED TO STUART RICHARDSON AND SIGNED BY 14 PROMINENT BOONE AND CROCKET MEMBERS including Milford Baker, Bob Reeve, Karl Frederick, Samuel B. Webb, A.C.Gilbert, J. Watson Webb, Harold E. Anthony, Jimmy Clark, George Browne, DeForest Grant, Fairfield Osborn and former B & C president, Archie Roosevelt. Dust Jacket is not price clipped and complete with minimal wear to the extemities. The book is Fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CARTEL-POSTER-AFFICHE MAHON 1952 FIESTAS DE NUESTRA SEÑORA DE GRACIA

      MIRABET 1952 - Lang: Español 0 Soporte: Entelado/On linen. MAO Tamaño del cartel: 63 x 100 cm. El cartel está en buenas condiciones.

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        Orlando.

      1952 1952 - (The Marmalade Cat). A Seaside Holiday. 1st issue. London: Country Life Limited 1952. Rigt illustr. i farver af forf. Fol. 32 s. Orig. dek. kart. med lærredsryg. Rifter i omsl. Richly illustr. in colour by the author. Publisher's pictorial boards with cloth-spine. Tears in cover. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        GO

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1952 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Wise Blood; A Good Man is Hard to Find; The Violent Bear it Away.

      New York: Harcourt Brace and Company; Farrar, Strauss & Cudahy, 1952&#150;55&#150;60 - 3 volumes, octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in yellow, black and grey morocco, titles blocked to spines copied from the original covers, black endpapers, gilt edges. Housed in a black leather-entry slipcase made by The Chelsea Bindery. A fine set. First editions, first printings. O'Connor only published two novels, Wise Blood and The Violent bear It Away. Together with her short story collection A Good Man Is Hard to Find, these three books represent all that was published in her lifetime. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Althochdeutsches Wörterbuch. Auf Grund der von Elias von Steinmeyer hinterlassenen Sammlungen im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig bearb. u. hrsg. v. Elisabeth Karg-Gasterstädt u. Theodor Frings bzw. Rudolf Grosse. Band 1-4.

      Akademie Verlag 1952-2001, Berlin - Gr.-8vo. XXXVI S., 1586 Spalten; VIII S., 2 Bl., 826 Sp.; 2 Bl., 1410 Sp.; XX S.; 1620 (v. 1858) Sp. HLwd. u. Lwd. (Bd. II) m. Rückentitel. bwz. OBrosch. (Bd. IV). Die ersten drei Bände vollständig, Bd. 4 in 21 (von ca 24) Lieferungen (A-Inni). - Die Fortsetzung in Lieferungen ab Bd. V u. Beibände sind noch im Erscheinen begriffen und sind lieferbar. - Sauber u. gut. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Düwal]
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        MEDIUM. Informations Surréalistes. Nos. 1 - 8. Medium. Communication Surréaliste. Nouvelle Série 1 - 4. COLLECTION COMPLETE

      Editions Arcanes, Paris - COLLECTION COMPLETE des 2 SERIES: Première série, du numéro 1, novembre 1952 au numéro 8, juin 1953 . Directeur Jean Schuster. Impression recto sur papier de couleurs (43,5 x 28,5 cm ). Textes de Legrand, Bédouin, Schuster, Péret, Goldfayn, Valorbe, Breton, Kyrou, Libérati, Mitrani, Brunius, Dufrêne, Dax, Blanchard, Oppenheim. Nouvelle série, du numéro 1, novembre 1953 au numéro 4, janvier 1955. 4 volumes in 4, brochés, couverture illustrée. Numéros consacrés à Simon Hantaï (n°1), Paalen (n°2), Svanberg (n°3) et Wilfredo Lam (n°4). Contributions d'André Breton, Benjamin Péret, Robert Benayoun, Gérard Legrand . Nombreuses illustrations. Très bel état [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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