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        THE CURRENTS OF SPACE

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1952.. Octavo, boards. First edition. "... 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. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with mild rubbing to upper spine end and corners and hint of dust soiling to rear panel. A very nice copy overall. (#150091)

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        Mi (Mwi, We)

      Izdatyelstvo Imyeni Chekhova 1952 - First complete Russian language edition of Zamyatin's famed dystopian nightmare. Lightly worn, creased wraps. 200p. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        POSTER: WINTER IN JUGOSLAWIEN.

      Ljubljana: Tiskarna ljudske pravice []. 1952 - Offset lithograph (Very Good, tiny tears in margins) 100,5 x 61,5 cm (39.5 x 24.2 inches). A beautifully designed poster in art-deco style, adverising skiing in Yugoslavia, shows Triglav in Slovenia in the back. - This stunning large poster advertises skiing in Yugoslavia, more precisely in Slovenia, in the 1950s, but in art-deco style. The country was at the time known as one of most developed skiing countries, with many world famous skiers and ski jumpers, many of who participated in the development of these sports the way, we know them today.The poster shows a mountain lodge in a Triglav National Park with the mount Triglav at the back. The mountain is a popular mountaineering destination. The poster was printed in Ljubljana in 1952 in limited edition, with titles in many languages, and is today rare on the market and in the institutions. The technique of design copied reproduction of posters with stencils and paintbrush, which was popular among artist in 1930s, especially when they had to produce smaller number of posters. The technique also corresponded well to the contemporary taste for art-deco lines. The poster was designed by a Slovenian illustrator Janez Trpin (1908—1973). He was schooled in Germany before WW II, and worked as poster designer and book illustrator in Yugoslavia. Especially famous were his mid-century posters for tourist attractions of Yugoslavia. After WWII he also designed brochures and children's games.

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        Images a la Sauvette Photographies par Henri Cartier-Bresson (The The Decisive Moment)

      Verve 1952 - Over-sized hardback book titled IMAGES A LA SAUVETTE (The Decisive Moment)par Henri Cartier Bresson. Published by Verve in 1952. Text in French. Illustrated boards designed by Henri Matisse. Boards show moderate soiling/worn at edge with back-strap (outer spine) missing with boards still holding firm - interior pages clean. International shipping may require additional charge. Bookseller since 1995 (LL-Base2-D-2) rareviewbooks [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Grecian Enchanted

      London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1952. Buckland Wright, John. Tall quarto. 80pp. From an edition of 360 copies, this is one of 60 signed by the artist and author. Illustrated by John Buckland Wright with eight aquatints, printed from the copper plates. Only the deluxe copies had the illustrations printed intaglio; the regular copies used collotype. Accompanying the book is a set of printer's proofs of the illustrations; proof of the frontispiece before letters, and plates 3 (including a second pull marked "etching 2nd state" in pencil); 4 (marked "clean in pencil), 6 and two proofs of the extra plate, one printed on laid paper. Also includes a set of proofs of the engravings before aquatint, all signed by Buckland Wright. Additionally, there is a typed letter, signed from Phyllis Hartnoll to Buckland Wright, dated February 7, 1952. In the letter, Hartnoll expresses her extreme delight in the illustrations for the book: "They are just as I hoped, and so entirely in the spirit of the story," she writes. Prospectus laid in as well. In the publisher's binding of full gray and pink moroccos by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Slight discoloration to spine, though less than usual, minimal soiling to upper front corner, else a fine copy of one of the less-common later books from Golden Cockerel, in the original cloth slipcase which shows some fading and light wear. (Cave & Manson 189; Reid A65).

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        Maria Cross Imaginative Patterns in a Group of Modern Catholic Writers

      New York: Oxford University Press. 1952. First. First edition, preceding the British edition by two years. About fine in attractive, near fine dustwrapper with tiny tears. O'Brien's pseudonymously published first book, a study of Roman Catholic writers including Evelyn Waugh, Graham Greene, Francoise Muriac, Georges Bernanos, Leon Bloy, Sean O'Faolin, and Peguy. Inscribed: "For Mark/ and college -/ new Men/ new times/ new places/ to/ share/ your / reality/ The Berrigans / Aug. 1969." An interesting association, presumably a gift from the peace activist brothers Daniel and Philip Berrigan who were also Catholic priests. The signature seems to be in the hand of Danial Berrigan, but we are not completely certain. An uncommon title. .

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        This Island Earth

      Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. First edition stated of the science fiction writer's best known work and film source book. Ever so faint staining to foredge else a fine copy in quarter green cloth in fine unclipped dustwrapper. A beauty.

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        Kukrinyikszi: 30 éves müvészi munkásságának eredményei

      Magyar-Szovjet Társaság Képzömüvészeti Szakosztálya (Egyetemi Nyomda), Budapest 1952 - Oblong 12mo (6 1/2 x 9 1/2"). 44pp. Original illustrated wrappers. Written by the cartoonist Boris Yefimov, and graphic artist and art critic Mark Lvovich Ioffe, this work is the first Hungarian edition of the history of Kukryniksy, a group of three anti-fascist graphic artists, illustrators of the satirical magazine "Krokodil," and the most important propaganda cartoonists of the USSR. The name Kukryniksy is an acronym formed from the names of the three artists and friends: Mikhail Kupriyanov, Porfiri Krylov, Nikolai Sokolov.The cartoons featured in this book cover the period starting with Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union (1941) to the present (1952).While the wartime cartoons are all anti-Nazi, the post-WWII ones reflect the "Cold War" between Russia and the Western democracies with its anti-Tito, anti-American, and anti-Capitalists illustrations.Some age-toning and creasing along edges of wrappers. Lower front corner bumped, thus slightly affecting pages throughout. Text in Hungarian. Wrappers in overall good- to good, interior in good+ to very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        I, Robot

      US: Grosset & Dunlap, 1952 First thus, the first printing of this title by a publisher other than Gnome Press. Very Good to Near Fine, apparently unread book with light shelf wear, some mild age yellowing around edges of boards, slight offsetting to end pages and paste-downs, very tiny bump to lower corner of back board; in a Good to Very Good green version of the dust jacket (there was also a red version) that has closed tears, creasing, and some chipping, slight rubbing to panels, and some soiling to the back panel. The largest tear (about an inch and a half) has a small, triangular chip at its top and is at top of front panel at the spine. Asimov's second, classic book of several inter-linked robot stories followed Pebble in the Sky. This edition is extremely scarce, especially in original dust jacket.

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        Souvenirs entomologiques. Edition définitive illustrée. Etudes sur l'instinct et les moeurs des insectes.

      Paris, Librairie Ch. Delagrave, 1951-1952 - Mischauflage. 11 Bde. (Bde. 1 bis 10 u. Biographie). Gross-8°. Mit 176 Tafeln. Spätere Leinenbände mit schwarzen Rückensch. Sehr gut erhaltenes komplettes Werk. Aus der Bibliothek von Werner Weber mit Exlibris in allen elf Bänden. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CITY.

      [New York]: Gnome Press,. [1952]. boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#153701). First edition. Winner of the 1953 International Fantasy Award. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1029. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 369-73.

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        The Rolling Stones

      Scribner's 1952 - HEINLEIN, ROBERT A. The Rolling Stones, New York: Scribner, 1952. Octavo, first edition with Scribner's 'A' on copyright page, pp. 276, green cloth boards with blue lettering on spine and blue spacemen on front, illustrated by Clifford Geary. See Anatomy of Wonder, 5-63. Condition of this book: Jacket chipped at spine ends and corners, flaps have a few spots of foxing, endpages browned. Overall very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Maria Cross Imaginative Patterns in a Group of Modern Catholic Writers

      New York: Oxford University Press. 1952. First. First edition, preceding the British edition by two years. About fine in attractive, near fine dustwrapper with tiny tears. O'Brien's pseudonymously published first book, a study of Roman Catholic writers including Evelyn Waugh, Graham Greene, Francoise Muriac, Georges Bernanos, Leon Bloy, Sean O'Faolin, and Peguy. Inscribed: "For Mark/ and college -/ new Men/ new times/ new places/ to/ share/ your / reality/ The Berrigans / Aug. 1969." An interesting association, presumably a gift from the peace activist brothers Daniel and Philip Berrigan who were also Catholic priests. The signature seems to be in the hand of Danial Berrigan, but we are not completely certain. An uncommon title. .

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        Eigenhändiger Brief in frankiertem Couvert. 31 rue de Lisbonne LAB 89-57. 1er Nov 33. 1 S. 8°. ? Gerichtet an ?Maemee?, das Couvert adressiert an Madame Wheatley in Paris.

      - "Chère Maemee, Voilà. Je pars ce soir pour Vienne et serai de retour le 12 au matin. J?aimais voulu vous voir mais ce fut la bousculade depuis l?aventure de mon exposition à laquelle cela m?a fait grand plaisir de vous voir ainsi que André. --- Comme vous le savez, nous réorganisons notre bureau. A notre très grand regret, Yolanda nous quitte, je n?entrerais pas ici dans les détails. Une . vient dés maintenant la remplacer. Vous savez, Mémi, comme mes camarades et moi apprécions votre travail et je veux vous demander, si vous seriez disposée à venir travailler de nouveau chez nous. J?en ai parlé à Trudy (d.i. Trudl Bruckner ?) qui va vous voir à ce sujet. Vous verrez avec elle la question de salaire et si vous . d?accord la chose si vous le voulez bien . se faire très rapidement, ce que nous souhaitons vivement, et Trudi pourrait régler avec vous tout cela. Si vous voulez, vous pouvez téléphioner à Eli, qui est au courant; elle est là surtout le matin. Je serais ainsi que mes camarades si heureux si vous pouviez revenir avec nous et bientôt. Avec toutes mes amitiés ainsi qu?à André Henri". ? Lose in ?Images à la Sauvette. Photographies par Henri Cartier-Bresson.? Paris, Ed. Verve 1952. 4°. 1 weisses Bl., 8 nn.Bll., 126 S., 3 Bll. Farbig ill. Pappbd. (VDeckel mit stärkerem Lichtrand, Deckelbezug mit kleinen Fehlstellen, oberes Kapital lädiert, HDeckel stark fleckig und ebenso mit kleinen Fehlstellen im Bezug, Buchblock leicht verzogen). Mit eigenhändiger Widmung von Cartier-Bresson "to Mémi pour faire excuser la "perte" de mes négatifs bien cordialement Henri? Vermutlich ist ?Mémi? identisch mit ?Maemee?, der Ansprechsperson im Brief. Es könnte sich um Patricia Wheatley handeln, die in späteren Jahren (1998) einen Dokumentarfilm über Cartier-Bresson geschaffen hat ?Pen, Brush and Camera? ? Kann von der Fondation Cartier-Bresson in Paris nicht eindeutig bestätigt warden. - ".one of the greatest of all photobooks." (Parr and Badger, The Photobook, vol I, p 208-209), selten mit Widmung. Lang fr

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        King George VI, The Prime Minister's Broadcast February 7, 1952, by Winston S. Churchill.

      Worcester, MA: Achille J. St. Onge, 1952. 27pp. One of 750 copies. Illustrated with a portrait frontispiece of King George VI by Karsh of Ottawa. First American edition of Winston Churchill's speech. Printed by the Chiswick Press and bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Very fine in red morocco with gilt-stamping. A.e.g. (Massmann 8; Bradbury, p. 252). (2 1/4 by 1 1/2; 57x37mm).

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        Zeitschrift für Ostforschung - Zeitschrift für Ostmitteleuropa-Forschung = ZfO 47 Jahrgänge in Halbpergament gebunden Vorhanden sind Jahrgänge 5, 6, 8, 9, 13, 14, 17, 19, und die Jahrgänge 21 bis 59

      Je Band ca. 600 S. - 800 S., einige Abbildungen, Karten und Tabellen Halbpergamentbände, ca. 18 x 24,3 cm, Band 5 abweichendes Format, ab Bd. 29 wurden breitere Pergamentstreifen benutzt. Angebot gilt für 47 komplette Jahrgänge. Vorhanden sind Jahrgänge 5, 6, 8, 9, 13, 14, 17, 19, und die Jahrgänge 21 bis 59 Gute und saubere Exemplare. Zeitschrift für Ostmitteleuropa-Forschung (ZfO), von 1952 bis 1994 "Zeitschrift für Ostforschung" Behandelt Geschichte und Kultur der schwerpunktmäßig in den Grenzen der heutigen Staaten Polen, Tschechien, Slowakei, Belarus, Ukraine, Litauen, Lettland und Estland gelegenen historischen Länder und Regionen.Die ZfO erscheint im Auftrag des Herder-Institutes. Beachten Sie, die Bände haben ein Gewicht von ca. 82 kg. Die Versandkosten betragen innerhalb der EU 120 , innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei

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        54-Volume Great Books of the Western World Set [with] An Introduction to the Great Books and to a Liberal Education [with] Development of Political Theory and Government (The Great Ideas Program)

      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.Keywords: MULTI-VOLUME SETS ANTHOLOGY WORLD LITERATURE CLASSICS GREAT BOOKS OF THE WESTERN WORLD 54-volume Britannica Great Books set, together with two paperback volumes from The Great Ideas Program (An Introduction to the Great Books and to a Liberal Education and Development of Political Theory and Government). Faint stain to fore-edge margin of volumes 43 and 44, wrappers of two paperback volumes lightly toned. Chicago: Encyclopedia Britannica, 1952. Collectible; Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Self-Analysis in Dianetics A Simple Self Help Volume of Tests and Exercises Based on the Discoveries in Dianetics

      DERRICKE RIDGWAY, LONDON 1952 - First edition. Some Toning of endpapers. Grey cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Brown strips along inner margins of endpapers offset from jacket wraparounds otherwise internally clean, tight & unmarked in excellent bright & unworn covers. Protected clipped jacket has a few surface spots and sl. sp. end rubbing.No bookplate. Tight binding. DATE PUBLISHED: 1952 EDITION: FIRST ED 146 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        New World Writing

      The New American Library Published in New York by The New American Library from 1952-1959. First Editions, with "First issued" with respective month and date stated on copyright page. In printed wrappers with illustrations throughout. A complete run in this format of a pioneering publishing effort with work by Tennessee Williams, Flannery O'Connor, Gore Vidal, Norman Mailer, W.H. Auden, James Baldwin, Dylan Thomas, Nadine Gordimer, Saul Bellow, Joseph Heller, Ralph Ellison, Samuel Beckett, and many others. Paperback originals. All 15 volumes fine. Cover price reads 50c.. First Edition. Soft cover. Fine.

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        54-Volume Great Books of the Western World Set [with] An Introduction to the Great Books and to a Liberal Education [with] Development of Political Theory and Government (The Great Ideas Program)

      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.Keywords: MULTI-VOLUME SETS ANTHOLOGY WORLD LITERATURE CLASSICS GREAT BOOKS OF THE WESTERN WORLD 54-volume Britannica Great Books set, together with two paperback volumes from The Great Ideas Program (An Introduction to the Great Books and to a Liberal Education and Development of Political Theory and Government). Faint stain to fore-edge margin of volumes 43 and 44, wrappers of two paperback volumes lightly toned. Chicago: Encyclopedia Britannica, 1952. Collectible; Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Shiloh.

      New York: Dial Press, 1952. First edition of Foote's classic fictional re-creation of the battle of Shiloh in April 1862. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Shelby Foote on the half title page. Bookplate, near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing. Rare signed. Shiloh owes much to William Faulkner in the slow, elegant cadence of its storytelling. Its narrative also resembles Stephen Crane's "The Red Badge of Courage"; a similarity reinforced by the fact that Foote wrote an introduction to an edition of Crane's work some forty years later.

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        The Sword of Honour Trilogy - SIGNED by the Author [Men At Arms, Officers and Gentlemen/Unconditional Surrender]

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1952-55 The first edition set of Waugh's 'Sword of Honour Trilogy', with the third instalment signed without dedication to the title page. All books are near fine without inscriptions. Volume 2 has some light edge chipping to the dust wrapper and there is a closed tear to the head of volume one also. Titles in bright condition. No clipping to the wrappers. A nice set and especially so with the author's signature to the third volume.

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        LIMBO

      Random House, New York 1952 - Octavo, cloth. "Describes a pacifist but masochist society in 1990, whose members have their limbs amputated and replaced by more efficient plastic appliances." - Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 159. "On its literary merits . LIMBO is one of the best American dystopias ever written, fully comparable with WE, BRAVE NEW WORLD, and NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1221-5. "LIMBO and Vonnegut's PLAYER PIANO, both written in 1952, are without question the two outstanding novels exploring the dystopian future vision of computers and automation. Vonnegut's novel is a better one artistically, but Wolfe's is creative in its images of a future that might be possible with technologies based on cybernetic concepts, and it is penetrating in its insights about human nature." - Warrick, pp. 147-50. "Zany, action packed, Joycean in style, LIMBO is formally and conceptually complex and unremittingly analytical, both politically and psychologically." - David N. Samuelson and Curtis C. Smith (eds), Twentieth Century Science Fiction Writers, p. 595. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-196. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 95. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 212. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 1208. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 6. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 245. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a slight bit of shelf wear to spine ends. A sharp copy. (15368) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Three-Dimensional Model of the Myoglobin Molecule Obtained by X-ray Analysis" in Nature 181, 1958, pp. 662-666 WITH "Structure of Myoglobin: A Three-Dimensional Fourier synthesis at 2 Å Resolution" in Nature 185, 1960, pp. 422-27

      Two volume first edition of a milestone in the history of structural biology, the first protein structure ever discovered. Kendrew's papers present the first solution of the three-dimensional molecular structure of a protein. "Kendrew's discovery was one of the greatest landmarks in the history of molecular biology" (Jeremy Norman History of Science). Along with his colleague Max Perutz, Kendrew received the 1952 Nobel Prize for this work. Two discoveries laid the foundation for Kendrew's work: "first, that the positions of atoms in a crystallized substance could be determined from X-rays passing through, and scattered by, the crystal; second, that the approach could be applied to very simple biological molecules (Garwin, Century of Nature, 88). The goal of Kendrew's team, composed mostly of physicists, was to understand how a biological molecule such as a protein works, beginning with how it is built. The papers they produced (both offered here) are "the outcome of a truly Herculean task. When the project began, there were no automated instruments or digital computers for generating or analyzing the huge amounts of data necessary. Every step had to be carried out by hand… many repeated thousands of times" (ibid, 89). Kendrew selected myoblobin as a protein because it abundant in the tissue in which it operated, is an oxygen-binding protein from muscle, and is very stable. His next step "was to measure the amplitudes of the 'reflections' - the scattered X-ray beams - produced when the crystals were exposed to X-radiation. Following this, he add up the measured reflections, in a process called Fourier summation, to produce an image of the molecules in the crystal lattice. "Photographic film was used to record the reflection amplitudes, thousands of them, and then teams… were trained to estimate their values by comparison with a known scale… The process took years. "The final step was the Fourier summation itself. Kendrew… [carried] out an earlier trial at lower resolution [and did] the summation by hand… For the more than 10,000 reflections that had to be added up at 2 angstrom resolution, hand summation was impossible… Technology came to the rescue: the first high-resolution protein structure ever determined was calculated on the first electronic computer ever built in Britain. "The resulting electron-density map looked impossible to interpret, [but] an ingenious system was devised for building the atomic model of the protein: the map was produced as a set of contoured topographic plots on sections through the crystal lattice; a three-dimensional grid was overlaid onto the map so that atomic coordinates could be measured with respect to three axes, x, y, and z, at right angles to each other; and wire rods were constructed whose height was proportional to the z-coordinate of each feature of density. Brass models were fabricated for each amino acid in the protein, and these were fitted by hand into the 'forest' of wires and secured by clamps" (ibid 90). The structure that resulted was not one anyone was prepared for - "the seeming irregularity of the overall polymer fold and the remarkable fact that the heme iron atom where oxygen bound was buried completely inside the protein" - and yet there were striking patterns, including the polymer chain folded into a series of eight segments (ibid). "After almost one hundred years of speculation, one could now see what a protein looked like in atomic detail" (ibid). CONDITION & DETAILS: 4to. (10.25 x 7.5 inches; 256 x 188mm). Ex-libris: bearing only a small circular stamp on the rear of the title page. Handsomely rebound in half calf over the original cloth covered boards. 5 raised bands at the spine, each gilt-ruled. Red and black morocco spine label, gilt-lettered. Tightly and very solidly bound. Bright and very clean throughout. Very good to near fine condition.

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        Ante Projeto Da Exposicao Do IV Centenario De Sao Paulo

      1952 -

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        SONG OF THE OXEN By HALLIE R. DOLIN signed 1952 Rare First Edition

      NY: PAGEANT PRESS, 1952. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). TITLE: SONG OF THE OXEN By HALLIE R. DOLIN signed 1952 Rare First Edition AUTHOR: HALLIE R. DOLIN PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: PAGEANT PRESS, NY 1952 EDITION: First Edition stated CATEGORY: Signed, First Edition, Rare, Adventure BINDING/COVER: Hardback with dust jacket COLOR: Red CONDITION: The jacket is in good condition with a really minor split to the upper front edge. The $3.00 price is still on the front flap. The front free endpaper is signed by the author "Sincere good wishes To: Lucille Curry From: Hallie R. Dolin." Book is without other marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 149 pages. Good+/Good+ dust jacket condition. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: Signed First Edition stated. PAGEANT PRESS, NY 1952. THERE ARE NO OTHER COPIES OF THIS BOOK FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET AT THE TIME OF THIS RESEARCH!!!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 1750 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 006297 .

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        Harvey Comics Library #1 Teen-Age Dope Slaves -comic book HEROIN!

      Harvey 1952 - -TEEN-AGE DOPE SLAVES. -Used in SEDUCTION OF THE INNOCENT. -Very rare and desirable drug propaganda book. -Nice tight copy. Colors are nice. There is a 1/2" spine split at top. Dust shadow back cover. Condition: VG+

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        Giant

      1952. First Edition . Signed. FERBER, Edna. Giant. Garden City: Doubleday, 1952. Octavo, original black cloth, original dust jacket. $1650.First edition of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edna FerberÂ’s epic saga of the American Dream, basis for the 1956 Oscar-winning film starring James Dean. Warmly inscribed by the author, “Inscribed for – Helen W—— – front office magic. Edna Ferber.”""One of the 20th century's most popular writers"" Ferber won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel So Big in 1925 and throughout her career consistently wrote ""the broad-based saga of AmericaÂ… a vision of America as a land of possibilities, a belief in the American Dream"" (ANB). Thirteen years from initial idea to publication, her best-known novel Giant provoked both critical praise and fury, leading the New York Times reviewer to conclude that ""when Texans read what she has written about them they won't like FerberÂ… [yet] almost everyone else is going to revel in these pages."" The 1956 film adaptation starred Rock Hudson, Elizabeth Taylor and James Dean, who died before the film's release, and earned legendary director George Stevens his second Oscar for Best Director. Recipient's ownership inscription.Dust jacket with light toning to spine, light edge-wear including closed tear to rear panel. Book fine. An attractive inscribed copy in near-fine condition.

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        The Old Man and the Sea

      New York: Charles Scribner's & Sons, 1952. First edition of Hemingway's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and one of his most famous works. Octavo, original blue cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing. A very nice example. Upon its publication in 1952 by Charles Scribner's Sons, The Old Man and the Sea was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction the following year and was cited by the Nobel Committee as contributing to the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Literature to Hemingway in 1954. The novel reinvigorated Hemingway's literary reputation. It initiated a reexamination of his entire body of work. The novel was received with such alacrity, that it restored many readers' confidence in Hemingway's capability as an author. Indeed, the publisher even wrote on an early dust jacket, calling the novel a "new classic," and it was compared by many critics to such revered works as William Faulkner's "The Bear" and Herman Melville's Moby-Dick.

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        Martha Quest (Signed)

      London: Michael Joseph, 1952. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine/near fine. First UK edition of the South Rhodesian author's uncommon second book. The first novel featuring her rebel character Martha Quest. A handsome near fine copy in green cloth binding in a sharp unclipped dustwrapper. The wrapper is mildly age spotted on the verso and a very small portion of the rear flap This copy has been SIGNED by the author on the title page. A terrific collector's copy.

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        Fly Fishing for Trout

      Greenberg, New York 1952 - First edition, no. 77 of 99 copies, signed. Illustrated, color frontispiece. xiii, [2], 240 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Bruns S19; Heller 2:473 Cloth, blue top edge, in slipcase, fine Illustrated, color frontispiece. xiii, [2], 240 pp. 1 vols. 8vo First edition, no. 77 of 99 copies, signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Old Man and the Sea

      New York: Charles Scribner's & Sons, 1952. First edition of Hemingway's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and one of his most famous works. Octavo, bound in full navy morocco, marbled endpapers, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, gilt ruled to the front and rear panel. In fine condition. Upon its publication in 1952 by Charles Scribner's Sons, The Old Man and the Sea was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction the following year and was cited by the Nobel Committee as contributing to the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Literature to Hemingway in 1954. The novel reinvigorated Hemingway's literary reputation. It initiated a reexamination of his entire body of work. The novel was received with such alacrity, that it restored many readers' confidence in Hemingway's capability as an author. Indeed, the publisher even wrote on an early dust jacket, calling the novel a "new classic," and it was compared by many critics to such revered works as William Faulkner's "The Bear" and Herman Melville's Moby-Dick.

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        JUDAICA AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION 1950s 4 RABBIS, CANTOR BART, ISRAELI ATHLETES ETC.

      JUDAICA AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION 15 AUTOGRAPHS 1952 - 1958 4 RABBIS, CANTOR BART, ISRAELI ATHLETES ETC. RED GOLD STAMPED LEATHER ALBUM WITH GOLD EDGES, 10.7 x 16.4 cm. (4.2 x 6.4") Sir Israel Brodie Chief Rabbi of Great Britain Rabbi Mordecai Kirshblum, national president of the Religious Zionists of America Jan Bart, a Jewish American cantor, Yiddish entertainer and advocate for Israel. Lilian Robbins (Bart) Rabbi Dr Yaacov Kopul Rosen 1913 - 1962 was an important anglo-Jewish rabbi David B. Hollander (1913-2009) was an American Rabbi, and president of The Rabbinical Council of America Israeli athletes at the 1956 Summer Olympics: David Kusnir, Yoav Raanan, Shoshana Ribner, Dov Ben Dov And other Condition - see carefully photos Some wear & rubbing to cover, cover detached Binding started getting loose, first page detached Sir Israel Brodie KBE (10 May 1895, Newcastle - 13 February 1979) was the Chief Rabbi of Great Britain and the Commonwealth 1948-1965. He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford. He served as a Rabbi of Melbourne Hebrew Congregation in Australia from 1923-1937 and was influential in establishing the Zionist Federation of Australia in 1927.[1] He was evacuated from Dunkirk, and finished the War as Senior Jewish Chaplain aka Forces Rabbi. He became Chief Rabbi soon after the war at the age of 53 when he faced a difficult time due to the ending of the British Mandate in Palestine. He presided over the post-war expansion of the United Synagogue. A dignified man of great presence, he was regarded as a mellifluous preacher. He had impeccable English connections and was a freemason, rising to the senior appointment of 'Grand Chaplain' in the United Grand Lodge of England.[2] Through the Conference of European Rabbis, which he founded and led, Brodie took a significant part in rebuilding the religious life of European Jewry after the Holocaust. Brodie undertook a number of tours throughout the Commonwealth, and strengthened the community in a quiet but significant manner, although the closing years of his tenure were overshadowed by religious dispute. Brodie banned Rabbi Dr Louis Jacobs, who questioned the orthodox notion that the Bible had been written by the hand of God, from becoming principal of Jews' College. On his retirement, he was knighted "for services to British Jewry";[3] the first Chief Rabbi to be so honoured, although his predecessor was appointed to the restricted membership of the Order of the Companions of Honour. Rabbi Mordecai Kirshblum, (Rabbi Mordechai Kirshbaum) national president of the Religious Zionists of America, pointed out in his message that "there is a direct relationship between the exodus from Egypt, many thousands of years ago, and the present exodus of our fellow Jews from Arab countries. It included Mrs. Rose Halprin, ..., 23 Mar 2014 [cached] It included Mrs. Rose Halprin, vice-chairman of the Council; Dr. Irving Miller, president of the Zionist Organization of American; Dr. James G. Heller, president of the Labor Zionist Organization of American; Rabbi Mordecai Kirshblum, president of the Mizrachi Organization of American; Rabbi Jerome Unger, executive director of the Council, and Isaiah L. Kenen, Washington representative of the Council. Passover messages were also issued by ... 7 April 2014 [cached] Passover messages were also issued by Dr. Max Nussbaum, president of the Zionist Organization of America; Mrs. Siegfried Kramarsky, national president of Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America; Albert Schiff, president of the Jewish National Fund of America; Rabbi Mordecai Kirshblum, national president of the Religious Zionists of America; Mrs. Sidney Leff, national president of Pioneer Women; and Mrs. Joseph Willen, president of the National Council of Jewish Women. The 17 persons elected to the ..., 8 May 2014 [cached] The 17 persons elected to the new executive are: Yehuda Braginsky, David Bet-Arieh, Eliahu Dobkin, Leon Dulczin, Dr. Israel Goldstein, Dr. Giora Josephtal, Levi Eshkol, Rabbi Mordecai Kirshblum, Moshe Kol, Zvi Lurie, Dr. Emanuel Neumann, Louis Segal, S. Z. Shragi, Zalman Shazar, Abraham Harman, Meir Grossman and Rose Halprin. Also, Rabbi Mordecai ... 6 April 2014 [cached] Also, Rabbi Mordecai Kirshblum, Brooklyn, N. Y. ; Philip M. Klutznick, Chicago, III.; Albert A. Levin, Cleveland, Ohio; Joseph M. Mazer, New York City; Joseph Meyerhoff, Baltimore, Md. ; Dr. Emanuel Neumann, New York City; Louis Segal, New York City; Philip Stollman, Detroit, Michigan; Dewey D.Stone, Brockton, Mass. Jan Bart was a Jewish American cantor, Yiddish entertainer and advocate for Israel. He was born Avram Sholom (Sol) Strauser in Sambor, Poland (now Ukraine) on January 26, 1919 and studied at the Warsaw Academy of Music and at the Berlin Conservatory. His family owned a bakery and as a young child, Bart sang on a stool to the customers. He immigrated to America with his family as a young boy in 1930 and became a cantor at the age of twelve, and continued to sing at Jewish religious services in numerous New York synagogues. He supported his family during the Great Depression by touring with Major Bowes (who hosted the American Idol of its day), whose contest Bart won by spontaneously playing piano at his studio. Following that tour, Bart sang and played music in nightclubs, cabarets and theaters across the U.S., including the Copacabana in Miami Beach, the Latin Quarter and the Palace Theater in New York and the Last Frontier in Las Vegas. In addition to cities throughout the U.S., Bart also toured in Canada, Europe, Australia and Israel. After he was rejected from the U.S. Army for medical reasons, he sold war bonds and sang for the troops to suppor the war effort during World War II. In 1941, Bart married singer Lillian Robbins. Their children are Judy Bart Kancigor - food writer and author of Cooking Jewish, and Gary Bart, who founded Weight Watchers and produced the movies In the Name of the People and Invincible. In the early 1950s he was asked to sing at the inaugural Israel Bonds meeting. He charmed the audience with his songs, stories and humor. By the time he died, he had raised more money for Israel Bonds than any other entertainer, having performed at more than 2,200 events over a two-decade period. Throughout his life, Bart conducted High Holiday services and Passover seders with his cantorial skills. He also entertained at countless weddings and bar/bat mitzvahs with his wife Lillian. In addition to Bart's illustrious entertaining career, he was a renowned collector of Israeli and Judaica stamps. He founded the Judaica Historical Philatelic Society that began with his own collection of Jewish people on postal stamps. Bart died in 1971 at age 51 from complications of diabetes. Rabbi Dr Yaacov Kopul Rosen 1913 - 1962 was an important anglo-Jewish rabbi and educationalist. Rabbi Dr Yaacov Kopul Rosen was born on 4 November 1913, in Notting Hill, London. He trained for the rabbinate in Etz Chaim Yeshiva in London, and in Mir Yeshiva in Lithuania. He was the rabbi of the Higher Crumpsall Synagogue in Manchester from 1938 until 1942. He became the Communal Rabbi of Glasgow in 1942 and in 1944 he was appointed the Principal Rabbi of the Federation of Synagogues in London. Rosen died of leukimia in early 1962 at the age of 48, leaving behind his wife, Bella, three sons, David, Michael and Jeremy and a baby daughter Angela (Ayelet). All three sons became Rabbis. n 1948 Rosen decided to leave the rabbinate to devote himself to the promotion of Jewish education. He and his wife, Bella, founded Carmel College an independent Jewish boarding school in Oxfordshire, UK. n 1979 Rabbi Rosen's second son, Rabbi Dr Michael (Mickey) Rosen, founded the Jewish educational organization, Yakar, in memory of his father. (YaKaR is both an acronym for Yaacov Kopul Rosen and means in Hebrew precious.) The stated goal of Yakar is to continue Kopul Rosen's ideals "of a Judaism based on knowledge of Torah, learning and vibrant spirituality that would at the same time be universal, non-denominational, tolerant and open to ideas and intellectual curiosity." David B. Hollander (1913-2009) was an American Rabbi, and president of The Rabbinical Council of America from 1954-1956, and at the time of his death, was the longest active Rabbi in America Rabbi Hollander was born in Hungary in 1913 to Rabbi Jonathan Benjamin and Rachel Hollander.[2] At age 9, he and his family, immigrated to NY. He received his Rabbinic ordination and law degree from Yeshiva Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon (Yeshiva University).[2] In 1943 he was elected Rabbi of Mount Eden Jewish Center in The Bronx, and remained the Rabbi until its closing in 1980. When the synagogue closed he forfeited months of back-pay so the building would not be sold to a church. The building was demolished in 2005 and a new apartment building constructed in its place in 2006 (source: Save Our Synagogues.org) He was vice president of The Rabbinical Council of America, and in 1954 he was elected president.[2] He considered retiring when the Mount Eden Jewish Center closed, however, he was persuaded to continue in the rabbinate by the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, who told him "I am older than you are, and I am taking on additional burdens. By what right do you retire?"[3] With the help of Rabbi Paul M. Fleischman, he became the rabbi of the Hebrew Alliance of Brighton Beach synagogue at 2915 Brighton 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY.[4] In 2003, he became the oldest active pulpit rabbi and continued in that capacity until his death six years later.[3][5] He was a columnist for many decades, writing both in Yiddish in The Algemeiner Journal and in English In The Jewish Press. He was also a widely quoted, albeit sometimes controversial, speaker.[6] He did not leave behind any children. His wife of 61 years, Mrs. Fay Hollander,[7] died a little over a year after him. He was survived by a brother in Israel. In 1956 he made his first visit to the former Soviet Union,[2] bringing hundreds of prayer books and encouraging the Jews living under Soviet persecution there. he made 5 subsequent visits to Russia.[5] He was a regular speaker at Soviet Jewry rallies, and following a merger in the 1990s of the Hebrew Alliance of Brighton Beach with Friends of Refugees of Eastern Europe (F.R.E.E), the majority of his congregants were from FSU (Former Soviet Union) countries. Israel at the 1956 Summer Olympics Athletics Men's long jump David Kusnir Qualifying - 6.89 metres (place 26) Diving Men's 3m springboard Yoav Raanan (22nd place) Swimming Women's 100 metres freestyle Shoshana Ribner First round, - 1:10.4

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        The Collected Plays [and] The Selected Novels [and] The Complete Short Stories.

      London: William Heinemann Ltd.,, 1952-54. 9 volumes, octavo (191 x 125 mm). Finely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in red half morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt in compartments separated by raised bands, red cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Spines ever so slightly faded, an excellent set. The Collected Plays, in 3 volumes, is a 1952 reprint and was first published in 1931. The Selected Novels in 3 volumes is a first edition published in 1953. The Complete Short Stories in 3 volumes is a 1954 reprint and was first published in 1951. A handsomely bound collection of Somerset Maugham's works.

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        Charlotte's Web

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1952 First edition, first printing with publisher's code "I-B" on the copyright page. Illustrated by Garth Williams. Original publisher's light tan cloth, lettered in blue and black, pictorial blue endpapers with a cobweb illustration in white; in the original pictorial dust jacket, with Garth's illustration of Fern holding Wilbur and looking at Charlotte to the front panel, lettered in black, blue, red and green. Fine book, with a former owner's inscription to the front free endpaper; unclipped dust jacket, with a closed tear to the top of the spine at the rear hinge, minor chips to the spine ends, short closed tears to the bottom edge of the rear panel, faint toning to the spine, rubbing to the folds. Overall, a very good and presentable copy. Charlotte's Web is a classic piece of children's literature that tells the story of a pig named Wilbur and how the farmer's daughter Fern and his spider friend Charlotte endeavor to save Wilbur from slaughter. Just as White's Stuart Little, the story of a mouse in a big city, appealed to urban American children, Charlotte's Web was geared towards rural children who grew up living on a farm. The text is illustrated with forty-seven black and white drawings by Garth Williams, who also illustrated Stuart Little. In both, the artist's crosshatching illustrations portrayed a jovial subject matter beloved by children with a level of detail that simultaneously garnered adult admirers. White drew his inspiration for Charlotte's Web from his own experience tending to a sick pig, which he outlined in a 1947 essay for the Atlantic Monthly.. Illus. by Garth Williams. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

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        THE POEMS OF EMILY DICKINSON

      Limited Editions Club, New York 1952 - Tall octavo (7" x 10-3/4") bound in full top-grain black sheepskin with a morocco grain and the title stamped in gold leaf on the front cover and spine; 320 pages. Each sheet is printed in black and brown. Selected and edited with a commentary by Louis Untermeyer. Illustrated with pen drawings by Helen Sewell. Of a total edition of 1500 copies SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page, this is one of only 15 Presentation Copies with the publisher's blindstamp attesting to such on the colophon page where instead of a number the initials "G.C." are handwritten. Acquired directly from the publisher's files, this copy belonged to Gordon Carroll who was in charge of the club's operations in the 1970s when it operated out of Avon, CT. Light wear to spine tips, neatly retouched. Near Fine in torn glassine and a close to Fine slipcase with mild staining [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Economic Development of Ceylon - Report of a Mission Organized By the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development at the Request of the Government of Ceylon - Complete in Two Volumes

      Ceylon Government Press, Ceylon 1952 - 83 plus 448 pages. Twenty-four maps. Many dozens of tables, charts and graphs. Prepared by request of the Government of Ceylon to survey the development potentialities of the country with special consideration given to: Agriculture (particularly rice cultivation, mixed farming, dairying, colonization and resettlement), Irrigation, Fisheries, Forestry, Minerals, Power, Industrial development, Inland transport and shipping, vocational training, Health (including housing and water schemes), General Economics (including public finance, money and banking, savings and investment, balance of payment). Unmarked. Somewhat above-average wear. Bindings intact. A sound copy of this comprehensive snapshot of Ceylon's state of economic development in 1952. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Saint Genet comédien et martyr

      Gallimard 1952 - - Gallimard, Paris 1952, 14,5x21cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 36 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, le nôtre un des 6 lettrés hors commerce, tirage de tête. Bel exemplaire en dépit d'une petite déchirure en tête du premier plat. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition, one of the 36 numbered copies on Holland paper, ours one of the 6 scholars off trade, leading draft. Good example despite a small tear at the head of the first board. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Statistics of the Recombinations of Holes and Electrons

      American Physical Society / American Institute of Physics / Physical Review, Lancaster, PA 1952 - In The Physical Review, volume 87(5), September 1, 1952. This is pp. 835-842. Entire issue in blue paper wraps; very good with solid binding and slight wear to top of fore-edge and corners. This paper, which has been cited over 2500 times (Science Citation Index), was the first model of electron-hole recombination in a highly pure semiconductor, now known as Shockley-Read-Hall (SRH) recombination and of importance in semiconductors and solar technology. Issue also contains papers by Abraham Pais, Vera Kistiakowsky and others. * [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        East of Eden

      New York: The Viking Press, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing, with "bite" on page 281 line 38. Easily Near Fine, with light wear at spine ends, a small dent to spine, and a tiny snag to the cloth at the top of the rear joint, tiny patch of rubbing to bottom of page block. Previous owner bookplate to front paste down causing a bit of waviness to the adjacent pages. In a Near Fine dust jacket with a bit of edge wear and several short closed tears, light soiling, light toning; with Steinbeck's photo on the rear panel, and publisher's price of $4.50 un-clipped. A very fresh copy.

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        THE BIGGEST BEAR (Signed, First Edition)

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1952. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine binding/Good dust jacket. Signed. Lynd Ward's first children's book which he both wrote and illustrated. The story is set in Northern Ontario, where Ward summered with his parents as a child.Winner of the 1953 Caldecott Medal for illustration, this First Edition copy is signed by Lynd Ward on the verso of the front endpaper. There is also a Christmas Card dated in the year of publication, signed by Lynd Ward's parents, "Harry and Daisy Ward". Previous owner name is on the endpaper. This dustjacket has wear with loss in several places at the spine, and at the corners. The front panel is separated from the spine. The dustjacket has not been price-clipped -- with the original $2.75 price present -- and presents better than it sounds in a new mylar cover. The binding itself is bright and attractive. Near Fine binding / Good dust jacket.

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        This Broadside No. 1

      North Carolina: Black Mountain College Graphics, 1952. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Poetry broadside, number one in this series. Early Charles Olson poem. Gorgeous hand-painted cover design by Nicola Cernovich. The "bulls-eye" image on the front cover is hand-painted; thus, every copy is different. One of the folds is torn open, thanks to the unusual verticality of the paper design else very good condition. Foldover thick decorated paper to make 4 pages. Rare and desirable. Comes in the original printed envelope (red variant) which has a few small tears and creases around the edges.

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        The Old Man and the Sea

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1952. Octavo. Original light blue calico-grain cloth, spine lettered in silver, author's name to front board in blind. With the pictorial dust jacket. An excellent uncommonly bright copy in the fresh jacket with negligible rubbing to spine ends. First edition, first printing (with Scribner's "A" to colophon) in the first issue jacket, printed in brown and making no mention of Hemingway's Nobel Prize. Previously, much has been made of the colour tint on the rear panel portrait on the dust jacket as an issue point. However, Grissom refutes Hanneman's assertion that the blue tinted photograph on the rear flap predates the olive tint, noting, "the identification of a first-printing jacket does not require identifying ambiguous rear-jacket colours: It is the brown printing on the flaps and rear panel that identify the first-printing Scribner's jacket".

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        Old Man and the Sea

      Near Fine book with touch of shelf wear and rubbing to bottom edges of light blue boards, slight dusting to top page edges, with date Sept 1952 penciled to front end page; in a bright Near Fine dust jacket that is price-clipped with slight edge and corner wear, mild sun-toning to spine, with a bit of color loss back spine fold and spine ends. A proper first printing – both Scribners "A" and imprint present on copyright page, title page dated 1952, jacket has brown printing on flaps, photo on back panel is in hues of greenish brown, and printing back panel is in dark brown - all as per Grissom 2011 bibliography. The novel won the 1953 Pulitzer Prize and also help lead to Hemingway’s 1954 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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