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        Mr. President: The First Publication from the Personal Diaries, Private Letters, Papers, and Revealing Interviews of Harry S. Truman, Thirty-Second President of the United States of America.

      New York: Farrar Straus and Young, 1952. First edition. Quarto, original cloth. Lengthily inscribed and dated by Harry Truman. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. First Edition of Mr. President: The First Publication from the Personal Diaries; Signed by Harry Truman

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        Love is a pie

      New Directions, New York 1952 - Contains no credits to Warhol for the beautiful front cover illustration, but New Directions documented the work as a Warhol contribution. Dust jacket is in excellent condition with a small chip at the crown of the spine only. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le ressassement éternel

      First edition on ordinary paper. Half black morocco over marbled paper boards by P. Goy & C. Vilaine, spine in six compartments, date at foot, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, blue folded covers preserved, top edge gilt. Exceptional autograph inscription from Maurice Blanchot to his brother and sister-in-law Inge: "Pour vous, mes chers, ces pages hélàs très anciennes que seuls vous pouvez garder jeunes... Et en effet quoi de plus proche de la solennelle fatigue de la mort que le piétinement de la monotonie, harcèlement gigantesque au sein du recommencement [For you my darlings, these pages sadly so old that only you can keep them young...And indeed what could be closer to the solemn fatigue of death than the footsteps of monotony, the gigantic difficulty at the heart of any new beginning]."Half-title and final endpaper faded. A very good and handsome copy suitably bound. Les éditions de minuit Paris 1952 12x19cm relié

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        The Diary of a Young Girl

      Doubleday, 1952 A near fine first edition in a near fine dust jacket. First Edition stated on the copyright page. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.

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        Portrait photograph of Jean-Louis Barrault

      New York 1952 - Madealaine Renauld, Jean-Louis Barrault and Their Company.Profile head shot in front of poster 's. Hurok .present." Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 24 x 17 cm. (9 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches). Barrault, 1910-94, French actor and director. A pupil of Charles Dullin, he joined the Comédie Française in 1940. After World War II he organized his own company at the Théâtre Marigny with his wife, actress Madeleine Renaud. Barrault's precise, imaginative physical style was influenced by his study of mime. He is best remembered for his Hamlet and as the mime in Marcel Carné's film Children of Paradise (1944). Artist's stamp at lower left, atelier stamp on verso, with pencilled notations giving the subject of the photograph, the date, and the reference number of the negative/print ("IV-KK-12") Madealaine Renauld, Jean-Louis Barrault and Their Company.Profile head shot in front of poster 's. Hurok .present." Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 24 x 17 cm. (9 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches)

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        Autograph postcard signed

      1952. First Edition . ROOSEVELT, Eleanor. Autograph postcard signed. India, 1952. Printed photographic postcard, measuring 5-1/2 by 3-1/2 inches, inked manuscript hand on verso, stamps and postmarks above address. $3600.Printed photographic postcard depicting the Lahori Gate in Fort Delhi addressed entirely in Eleanor RooseveltÂ’s hand to a Mr. Robert Largo and with a message also written by Roosevelt that reads: “Dear Mr. Largo, Thank you for your wise note. Very Sincerely. Eleanor Roosevelt.”This wonderful autograph postcard was written during Eleanor RooseveltÂ’s trip through Asia in 1952. Her travels took her through the Middle East, then to Pakistan, then India, and finally to Nepal. Ultimately, her favorable impressions helped to influence AmericaÂ’s perceptions of India as both a potential democracy and as a potential ally. In a speech, Roosevelt said, “So I've come back with tremendous hope that India is going to be the country of Asia”—a statement that had consequences for IndiaÂ’s future in trade and politics. With two India stamps affixed to verso and usual postal markings.A fine autograph signed item.

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        Race et histoire

      Unesco 1952 - - Unesco, Paris 1952, 13x21cm, broché. - Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Hommage autographe signé de Claude Levi-Strauss en tête du premier plat de couverture. Quelques piqûres sur les plats. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition of wich no leading copies exists. Signed autograph tribute to Claude Levi-Strauss won the first cover plate. Some spots on boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Old Man and the Sea

      Charles Scribner's Sons New York 1952 - First Edition. A. dustjacket art. Hemingway's classic novella of an old fisherman and his trials on the open sea. Very Good plus, silver letter at spine still crisp, some mild spotting to cloth, temple bookplate at front pastedown, a patch of residue from a removed bookplate at front endpaper, in Very Good dustjacket, shallow chip at top spine end, some nicking and wear at spine ends and flap corners. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The War Speeches of the Rt Hon Winston S Churchill

      London: Cassell and Company Ltd., 1952. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is a jacketed, first printing set of the three-volume "definitive" edition of Churchill's war speeches, published during Churchill's second and final premiership. During his long public life, Winston Churchill played many roles worthy of historical note - Member of Parliament for more than half a century, distinguished soldier and war correspondent, author of scores of books, ardent social reformer, combative cold warrior, Nobel Prize winner, painter. But his enduring preeminence owes most to his indispensable leadership during the Second World War, when his soaring and defiant oratory sustained his countrymen and inspired the free world. Of Churchill, Edward R. Murrow said: "He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle.” Between 1941 and 1946, Churchill's war speeches were published in seven individual volumes. Charles Eade played a critical role in their original publication, as well as in the publication of this edition issued during Churchill's second premiership. Charles Eade (1903-1964) was a noted figure in British journalism. In 1938 he became editor of the Sunday Dispatch, a post he held until 1957. Eade was also an early radio sports commentator, and during the Second World War served as public relations advisor to Louis Mountbatten. In 1942 Eade stepped in as compiler of Churchill's wartime speech volumes, replacing Churchill's son, Randolph, who had been called to wartime service. Notably, he offered his services free of charge, stating, "my reward for the task would be the pleasure of doing it" (7 May 1941 letter from Charles Eade to Kathleen Hill). Eade ultimately edited six of the seven wartime volumes - all except the first, Into Battle. For this "definitive" edition of Churchill's war speeches, Eade returned to the role. In 1952, during Churchill's second premiership, the publisher reissued the War Speeches as a new, three-volume edition. This edition is, in many ways, superior to the original seven wartime editions in both aesthetics and content. Gone is the cheap economy paper of the wartime editions. The binding is a heavy navy cloth with attractive, uniform dust jackets. Further, the books each measure a substantial 10 x 6.25 inches. New speeches are added, as is a very helpful index. Some of the original speeches considered peripheral are eliminated while others are retitled and chronological dates are replaced with brief transitional or introductory notes. This first edition, first printing set features very good plus volumes in very good dust jackets. The blue cloth bindings remain square and tight with bright spine gilt and only minor wear to extremities and incidental scuffing. The contents remain crisp, notably with no spotting and no previous ownership marks. We note mild age-toning to the otherwise clean page edges. The first printing dust jackets are all unclipped, retaining the original front flap prices. The jackets show only fractional loss to a few spine ends and corners, with modest overall wear to extremities and light soiling most evident at the lower spines. Shelf presentation is nonetheless quite respectable, with the spines showing only light toning, uniform across all three spines. The dust jackets are protected in removable, archival quality clear covers. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A263.1(I-III).a, Woods/ICS A136(a.1), Langworth p.303.

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        ANNE FRANK: The Diary of a Young Girl

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1952. First American Edition, 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near fine/very good+. First English language edition translated from the original Dutch. 7 1/2 in (18.5 cm) tall; 285 p. 1952 stated. First edition stated on copyright page and $3.00 on jacket flap. Top edge red. Publisher's black cloth with silver lettering to spine. Introduction by Eleanor Roosevelt. Tight, clean binding. Clean text pages. Appears unread. Pictorial endpapers. Clean page block sides. Clean, unclipped dust jacket in clear protector. Lower rear board with shallow dent, front pastedown with neat last name under jacket flap, verso of front free endpaper with neat name dated 1952, margin with closed tear, pages slightly toned. Jacket spine somewhat pale though entirely legible, head with shallow chipping, lower rear panel with short closed tear. Anneliese Frank's diary documents her life in hiding during the Nazi occupation of Holland beginning in 1942. A well-preserved copy of a compelling book.

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        Fourteen Poems

      Peregrine Press, San Francisco 1952 - [64 pp]. 27 cm. Black cloth with paper spine label. Translated and with an introduction by Kenneth Rexroth and illustrated by Edward Hagedorn. One of 129 copies signed by Rexroth, Hagedorn, and Henry Herman Evans who printed the book. Cloth binding shows a tiny bit of fading at the upper spine and some offsetting at a few of the illustrations, otherwise a fine and lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Contribution à une théorie de l'architecture

      First edition, one of 50 numbered hors commerce copies on pur fil du Marais, the tirage de tête.Autograph inscription signed by Auguste Perret.A fine and rare copy. André Wahl Paris 1952 12x19cm broché

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      New York: Gnome Press,, 1952. Octavo. Original light green cloth, title to spine in dark green. With the pictorial dust jacket designed by Frank Kelly Freas. A fine copy in the dust jacket. First edition, first printing, of the author's science fiction novel, which won the 1953 International Fantasy Award. Scarce in such nice condition.

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      Gnome Press [1952], New York - New York: Gnome Press [1952]. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1952. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. First edition of the 1953 International Fantasy Award winner. Green board with blackish spine lettering, 224 pages. Noted publisher and bookseller Oswald Train's bookplate. A very good copy with minor bumping and wear to the corners spine ends and some soiling to the boards as shown in a very good dust wrapper with light creasing along a portion of the bottom edge of the front panel, with foxing to the top edge of the front flap with soiling as shown to the rear panel. A solid very good collectible copy and price accordingly so. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages . Very Good in Very Good dust jacket [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      New York: Gnome Press, 1952 - An Exceptional Book And Dj. Book With Tiny Rubs At Bottom Corner Edges Of Spine. Dj With No Wear At All Except A Thin Line Of Rubbing Along Top Front Spine Edge And Tiny Rub At Top And Bottom Of Front Flap Fold, Bright And Clean, No Names Or Marks, Small Area Of Light Foxing In 2" X 1/8" Area On Free Endpapers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Old Man and te Sea. London, Jomathan Cape, n.d. (1952)

      1952. in-16, pp. 127, 1 bianca. Legatura editoriale in tela blu, sovracoperta conservata, perfetto stato. Seconda edizione, contemporanea all'originale di New York 1952.

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        La grand'route

      Edition illustrated with 27 original lithographs by André Minaux, printed in 120 numbered copies on Vélin d'Arches.Small spots (not serious) to the spine of the chemise, a tear to foot of the slipcase, otherwise a good copy without foxing. Bibliophiles et graveurs d'aujourd'hui Paris 1952 26x33cm en feuilles sous chemise et étui

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        Autres Visages d'Acteurs. WITH: Three subsequent works.

      , 1952. 1952. First Edition . LE PRAT, Thérèse. Autres Visages d

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        South Pacific: Original Script

      1952 South Pacific original play script. SIGNED by actor Fredd Wayne, who starred in the play in London with Mary Martin. Also included is a signed letter from Mary Martin to Wayne AND a photo from South Pacific, also signed by Wayne. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Autograph picture postcard signed.

      Stockholm, 11. XI. 1952. - Oblong 8vo. 1 page. With typed envelope. To General Hans R. Lorenz, written a few days before he died. - Accompanied by a printed lettercard by the Hedin siblings, thanking for condolence.

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        Ich sah und schnitt in Holz. [Nummeriertes Exemplar].

      Hamburg, Paul Hartung, 1952. Groß-8°. 23,5 cm. Unpaginiert. Original-Pappband, gebunden. Nummer 175 von 300 nummerierten Exemplaren. Söhn 474 M. Mit 41 (inklusive Titel) Original-Holzschnitten. Beiliegend Karte mit signierter Widmung von Titus Felixmüller, dem Sohn von Conrad Felixmüller. Einband wenig angestaubt, winziger Eintrag auf Innendeckel. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Number 175 of 300 copies of the limited edition with 41 woodcuts. Original hardcover. Cover lightly spotted. Nearly fine condition. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Künstlerbuch / artist`s book; Original-Holzschnitt / original woodcut

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        Old Man and the Sea

      1952. First Edition . HEMINGWAY, Ernest. The Old Man and the Sea. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. Octavo, original blue cloth, original dust jacket. $4200.First edition of Hemingway's classic story of Santiago and his epic battle with the marlin and the sharks, winning him the Pulitzer Prize in 1953 and contributing to his award of the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature.William Faulkner, who reviewed The Old Man and the Sea for the magazine Shenandoah, called the novel Hemingway's best: ""Time may show it to be the best single piece of any of us. I mean his and my contemporaries"" (Baker, 593-94). ""Here is the master technician once more at the top of his form, doing superbly what he can do better than anyone else"" (New York Times). In this short novel Hemingway perfected the minimalist style that he had been honing and refining throughout his career. While working on it he wrote to Scribner, ""This is the prose that I have been working for all my life that should read easily and simply and seem short and yet have all the dimensions of the visible world and the world of a man's spirit. It is as good prose as I can write as of now"" (Letters, 738). With Scribner's ""A"" beneath copyright notice. First-edition dust jacket, with no mention of the Nobel Prize. Hanneman A24a. Book with faint staining to cloth, bright price-clipped dust jacket with only light rubbing. A handsome near-fine copy.

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        Images à la Sauvette

      , 1952. 1952. First Edition . Signed. (BALENCIAGA, Cristobal) CARTIER-BRESSON, Henri. Images à la Sauvette. Paris: Éditions Verve, (1952). Folio, original pictorial boards. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $12,500.First edition in French of

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        Autres Visages d'Acteurs. WITH: Three subsequent works.

      1952. First Edition . LE PRAT, Thérèse. Autres Visages dÂ’Acteurs. WITH: Le Masque et lÂ’Humain. WITH: Un Seul Visage en ses Metamorphoses. WITH: En Votre Gravité Visages. Paris: Arts et Métiers Graphiques / La Colombe / Plon / Vilo, 1952-66. Four volumes. Slim folio (11 by 14-1/2 inches), original bindings, one in original dust jacket. Original 8-1/2 by 11 inch silver-gelatin print. Housed together in a custom clamshell box. $3800.First editions of Le PratÂ’s four separate photo-essays on dramatic facial expressions, together containing 190 striking full-page héliogravures, two copies inscribed to art critic Raymond Charmet. Accompanied by an original silver-gelatin print from negative.In 1931, violinist Thérèse Le Prat became a professional photographer, adopting a philosophy of photographer as ethnographer, and claiming the theater as her territory. Throughout her career, she created these four photobooks on emotional facial expressions. In 190 wonderful life-size portraits, Le Prat captures a variety of famous faces painted in a number of dramatic modes, among them Marcel Marceau, Pierre Verry, Jean Marais, and Silvia Monfort. Texts in French. The recipient of two of these works is art critic Raymond Charmet, editor of the Concise Encyclopedia of Modern Art (1972). This set is accompanied by a beautiful original silver-gelatin head-shot of Claire Motte, “Ces yeux clairs transpercent,” with Le PratÂ’s studio stamp on the verso. Books near-fine, with only minor shelf-wear. Original print fine. Dust jacket on Le Masque et lÂ’Humain with some wear.

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        Great books of the western world. Complete in 54 volumes.

      - Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1952 (1st edition, 24th printing). , Hardcover. (Encyclopaedia Britannica 1-54) *some bookblocks stained, oterhwise good condition* Volumes 1-3: introductory volumes, Volume 4: Homer, Volume 5: Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Volume 6: Herodotus, Thucydides, Volume 7: Plato, Volume 8 & 9: Aristotle, Volume 10: Hippocrates, Galen, Volume 11: Euclid, Archimedes, Appolonius, Nicomachus, Volume 12: Lucretius, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, Volume 13: Virgil, Volume 14: Plutrarch, Volume 15: Tacitus, Volume 16: Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler, Volume 17: Plotinus, Volume 18: Augustine, Volume 19 & 20: Thomas Aquinas, Volume 21: Dante, Volume 22: Chaucer, Volume 23: Machiavelli, Hobbes, Volume 24: Rabelais, Volume 25: Montaigne, Volume 26 & 27: Shakespeare, Volume 28: Gilbert, Galileio, Harvey, Volume 29: Cervantes, Volume 30: Francis Bacon, Volume 31: Descartes, Spinoza, Volume 32: Milton, Volume 33: Pascal, Volume 34: Newton, Huygens, Volume 35: Locke, Berkely, Hume, Volume 36: Swift, Sterne, Volume 37: Fielding, Volume 38: Montesquieu, Rousseau, Volume 39: Adam Smith, Volume 40 & 41: Gibbon, Volume 42: Kant, Volume 43: J.S. Mill, Volume 44: Boswell, Volume 45: Lavoisier, Fourier, Faraday, Volume 46: Hegel, Volume 47: Goethe, Volume 48: Melville, Volume 49: Darwin, Volume 50: Marx, Engels, Volume 51: Tolstoy, Volume 52: Dostoevesky, Volume 53: William James, Volume 54: Freud. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter initialed

      1952. ROOSEVELT, Eleanor. Autograph letter initialed. Moscow, September 18, [1958]. Single sheet of stationery, measuring 6 by 7 inches; pp. 2. $2600.Original autograph letter written entirely in Eleanor Roosevelt’s hand and sent from Moscow in 1958 to her close friend, university professor and women’s activist Esther Lape, thanking Lape for sending “the Nehru letter,” referencing her warm memories of Lape’s late partner, Elizabeth Read, sharing Roosevelt’s post-Moscow travel plans, and initialed in closing by Eleanor Roosevelt.This most desirable letter was written during the second of Eleanor Roosevelt’s two trips to Russia—in the fall of 1958, as evident from Roosevelt’s reference to how “mail has improved this year as everything else has.” Dated “Moscow, Sept. 18th” and written on Eleanor Roosevelt’s personal letterhead, the letter reads in full: “Dearest Esther, It is so cold I am wrapped in everything I own, but I want to write a line of thanks for the Nehru letter, very thought provoking & ideas of all kinds are seething through my head for the four columns I’ll write on getting home. I loved Peggy’s letter & Elizabeth must have helped so many of us to honesty & maturity. What a wonderful person she was. I never find her long out of my thoughts. I think the mail has improved this year as everything else has in the material line since last year. your letter of the 11th came this morning. we are seeing what we want & are so nearly through that we plan to leave the 26th by jet in the a.m. & be in Paris about 11 a.m. & take four days before going home. I am glad as Edna & David will enjoy it & so will I. My dear love to you E.R.” This letter was written to Esther Lape, one of Eleanor Roosevelt’s closest friends. Lape was an English professor at Barnard, Swarthmore, and the University of Arizona. She also distinguished herself through her participation in the Women’s Trade Union League and as one of the founders of the League of Women Voters. Additionally, Lape was the life partner of Elizabeth Read, Eleanor Roosevelt’s personal attorney and financial advisor. It was that association that brought Lape to the attention of Eleanor Roosevelt and resulted in their friendship. As early as 1920, the three women already had a close professional association, working together on matters pertaining to the League of Women Voters. In 1921, they began meeting as friends, collaborating on the New Women movement. In 1923, Lape and Roosevelt worked alone for the first time, holding a competition for the Bok Peace Prize. When the Senate launched an investigation into whether the Bok Prize was a tool of “foreign governments or foreign institutions,” Lape identified Roosevelt as one of the most influential members of the selection committee for the prize. The hearing were suspended with Wilson’s death and never revived. Throughout the 1930s, Lape and Roosevelt worked together on issues such as healthcare and United States recognition of the Soviet Union. With the war, their interests diverged somewhat, but their friendship remained as strong as ever. Lape and her partner Read owned a building in Greenwich Village and Roosevelt, desperate for an escape from the pressures of life as first lady, rented an apartment there. Lape and Read’s country home in Connecticut provided similar refuge. When Read died in 1943, Lape and Roosevelt grew even closer, holding up the memory of a beloved partner and friend. Upon Roosevelt’s death, Lape fought to get a posthumous Nobel Peace Prize for Roosevelt, but failed in that endeavor.A fine autograph initialed letter with an outstanding association.

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        Dennis the Menace

      Henry Holt, 1952 An inscribed first edition, with a drawing of Dennis by Ketcham, with a bookplate saying this book was donated by Ketcham to a charity in California to raise funds for playground equipment. Very good condition. Housed in a slipcase with a photo of the book on the front panel.

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        Charlotte's Web

      1952. Signed. WHITE, E.B. Charlotte's Web. New York: Harper & Brothers, circa 1970. Octavo, original pictorial paper boards, pictorial endpapers, original dust jacket. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $4500.Later printing of one of the most delightful and beloved of children's books, a cornerstone of any collection of modern children's literature; a rare copy inscribed by the author, ""Ethan and Ben with greetings from E.B. White.""The most celebrated of White's three children's books, ""Charlotte's Web is rightly regarded as a modern classic"" (Connolly, 322-23). ""The book is resonant, lyrical, serious, profound. It is one of the very few books for young children that face, squarely, the subject of death. And above all it is celebratory"" (Silvey, 677). White seldom inscribed his books, particularly his children's books; accordingly, copies of Charlotte's Web inscribed by him are quite rare and most desirable. In his later years, White wrote a form letter to send to children in which he commented, ""Some of my readers want me to visit their school. Some want me to send a picture, or an autograph, or a book… Much as I'd like to, I can't go visiting. I can't send books, either—you can find them in a bookstore or a library. Many children assume that a writer owns (or even makes) his own books. This is not true—books are made by the publisher. If a writer wants a copy, he must buy it. That's why I can't send books. And I do not send autographs—I leave that to the movie stars."" With numerous endearing illustrations by Garth Williams. First published in 1952. Anderson, 6. Costen 11941. Books of the Century, 210. Book fine, dust jacket nearly so.

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        Leporello mit 22 Farbholzschnitten.

      Rong Bao Zhai, Peking / Beijing 1952 - Originaler Brokateinband. Mit 22 Farbholzschnitte auf Papier (Doppelbl

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        Poetische Werke. ZW

      1952 - Blaue Originallederb

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        Decisive Moment

      1952. First Edition . Signed. CARTIER-BRESSON, Henri. The Decisive Moment. New York: Simon and Schuster, (1952). Folio, original pictorial boards, original dust jacket. Original laid-in caption booklet. $9200.First edition in English, published simultaneously with the French, wonderfully inscribed on the title page by him, “á Madame Mary Ruth Jones, avec mon respectueuse souvenir, Henry Cartier-Bresson,"" with 126 photographs by “the Raphael of 20th-century photographers,” with laid-in caption book, dust jacket cover design by Matisse.""Cartier-Bresson has a special interest in photographing people and in capturing the essence of what has not previously been seen. He is famous for his theory of the 'decisive moment'-that is seizing the split second when the subject stands revealed in its most significant aspect? Today he ranks as one of the most important and influential photographers of this century"" (Blodgett, 96)—""the Raphael of 20th-century photographers"" (Icons of Photography, 58). Decisive Moment is Cartier-Bresson's most famous work, containing his most comprehensive and important statement on the meaning, technique, and utility of photography. ""The simultaneous publication [of this edition with Images à la Sauvette] in New York in July 1952, with a cover by Matisse (who had just had his retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art) was a tremendous success"" (Roth, 134). With extremely scarce dust jacket; separate caption pamphlet (rarely found) laid in. Parr & Badger I:208. Open Book, 154-5. Cartier-Bresson's inscription is roughly translated: ""To M… with my respectful memory."" Small bookplate.Book fine; light edge-wear, faint spine toning, minor tape reinforcement to verso of scarce beautiful dust jacket. A desirable inscribed near-fine copy.

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        Charlotte's Web

      Harper 1952 - A near fine first edition in a very good dust jacket, signed by E. B. White on a tipped-in page. First Edition stated on the copyright page and the original price of $2.50 still on front flap of the jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        East of Eden

      New York: Viking, 1952. First edition. Green cloth. Fine in tanned, slightly edge-worn dust jacket.

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       1952. Orig.-Farbradierung, v. K

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        The Medal Collector - The Medal Collector Bulletin,

       1952. 1. Band: Vol. 3 (1952), Nr. 1 - 12, Vol. 4 (1953), Nr. 1 - 6 (Januar bis Dezember)2. Band: Vol. 1 (1954) Nr. 1 - 12, Vol. 2. (1955), Nr. 1 - 12, Vol. 1956, Nr. Jan. - March, 3. Band: Vol. 1956, Nr. April - Dec., Vol. 1957, Nr. Jan. - Dec., Vol. 9 (1958) Nr. 1 - 6 (Jan. - Dec.), Vol. 10 (1959), Nr. 1 - 6 (Jan. - Dec.), Vol. 11 (1960), Nr. 1 - 6 (Jan. - Dec.), Vol. 12 (1961), No. 1 - 10 (Jan. - Dec.), 4. Band: Vol. 13 (1962), No. 1 - 12 (Jan. - Dec.), Vol. 14 (1963), No. 1 - 12 (Jan - Dec.), Vol. 15 (1964) No. 1 - 12 (Jan. - Dec.), 5. Band: Vol. 16 (1965), No. 1 - 12 (Jan. - Dec.), Vol. 17 (1966), No. 1 - 12 (Jan. - Dec.), 6. Band: Vol. 18 (1967), No. 1 - 12 (Jan. - Dec.), Vol. 19 (1968), No. 1 - 12 (Jan. - Dec.),verschiedene Formate, 1. Band in Halbleinen, 2. - 6. Band in Ganzleinen gebunden Zustand 2 (R201A)ZUSAMMEN: (1952) Versand D: 6,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht]
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        Player Piano

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, , 1952. Octavo. Original green boards, titles to spine silver. With the dust jacket. Spine gently rolled, an excellent, fresh copy in the jacket with browned spine, light toning to edges and slight nicks to extremities. First edition, first printing, signed by the author on the front free endpaper, dated 17 May 1993.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Saint Genet comédien et martyr

      - Gallimard, Paris 1952, 14,5x21cm, relié. - Prima edizione, una delle 36 copie numerate su Holland, edizione deluxe. Legatura in marocco metà nero con gli angoli, di nuovo con cinque nervi, coda dorato data carta marmorizzata piatti, guardie e contreplats papeir del serbatoio, coperchi conservati, testa dorata sui testimoni, firmato vincolante Goy P. & C. Vilaine . Bella copia di tutti i margini stabiliti piacevolmente. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 36 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête. Reliure en demi maroquin noir à coins, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures conservées, tête dorée sur témoins, reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Bel exemplaire à toutes marges agréablement établi.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Ich sah und schnitt in Holz. [Nummeriertes Exemplar].

      Hamburg, Paul Hartung 1952 - Gro

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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