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        L'église

      Later edition.Autograph inscription signed by Louis-Ferdinand Céline to Francis Planque : "... au réalisateur courageux et malheureux...[to the courageous and unhappy director...]"Tiny wormholes to upper cover, a pale marginal dampstain to head of lower cover. % Gallimard Paris 1952 12x19cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Men At Arms - FIRST US Edition SIGNED

      Little Brown, 1952 A first edition, first printing published by Little, Brown and Company in 1952. Very light chipping to the top of the spine, closed tear to the front panel, some rubbing, bright and not price clipped. The pages are clean tight with a small smudge and rub to the title page. The boards are sharp with gilt titles to the spine. SIGNED by Waugh to the title page. A superior copy in unread condition and rare signed.[removed][removed]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        En attendant Godot

      First edition on ordinary paper.Spine very lightly sunned, as often. Les éditions de minuit Paris 1952 12x19cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        GEBRAUCHSGRAPHIK (later: NOVUM GEBRAUCHSGRAPHIK) International Advertising Art.

      Vol. 23-62. München, 1952-1990. ( Vols. 24-45 in original wrappers, and 23, 46-61 bound, new cloth (covers present, but some with library stamp or mailing-label). Very good run of 40 consecutive years of the leading publication on advertising art, publicity and commercial graphic design. It had resumed publication after an interruption since the war-time in 1951,it was published as "Gebrauchsgraphik"untill 1972.

      [Bookseller: John BENJAMINS Antiquariat bv]
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        Ulysse. [Ulysses With a SIGNED card by James Joyce] Traduction intégrale par Auguste Morel, assisté de Stuart Gilbert entièrement revue par Valery Larbaud et l'Auteur.

      10th edition. Paris, Gallimard, 1952. 8°. 710 pages. Original wrappers bound in Hardcover, quarter green morocco with gilt lettering on spine. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear and some stronger signs of foxing to the first and last two pages. The Gallimard edition of Joyce's masterpiece, Ulysses, with James Joyce's original signature on a card laid down on the upper printed wrapper. Joyce has signed his name in green ink obliquely across the card which may have been clipped from a larger document. This has been laid down in the middle of the page between the printed title and the imprint, Gallimard, at the foot of the page. The whole book, including the original Gallimard card wrappers has been bound in handsome quarter green morocco over marbled boards. All examples of Joyce's signature are desirable; this example recently emerged from a significant American collection.

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop ]
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        Les sentiers et les routes de la poésie

       First edition, one of 15 numbered copies on chiffon Auvergne paper, tirage de tête. Spectacularly bound in black calf by Pierre-Lucien Martin, the covers inlaid with white and grey calf with a geometric decoration of gilt fillets making perspective shapes, endpapers and pastedowns of Auvergne paper, the delicate Auvergne paper covers and back preserved, top edge gilt. Slipcase with black paper flaps, lined with grey felt and with a spine of rhodoid plastic (small crack to head), trimmed with black calf and with a brown paper interior. This copy is enriched with a manuscript sheet bearing six fragments of poems chosen and copied out by Paul Eluard, which had appeared in Poésie et vérité [Poetry and Truth] ten years before.A magnificent copy remarkably bound in decorated black calf by Pierre-Lucien Martin. Armand Henneuse Paris 1952 14x19,5cm relié sous chemise et étui

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        Un médecin de campagne

      New edition in French by Alexandre Vialatte of 150 numbered copies on vélin d'Arches paper.With 12 originale etchings and 4 reproductions of Abram Krol'drawings.Autograph inscription dated and signed by Abram Krol to a couple of his acquaintance.Tiny spots, not serious, on the first free endpaper, a good copy. Chez Krol Paris 1952 17x19cm en feuilles sous chemise et étui de bois et carton

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        Reines de la France

      Grasset. First edition, one of 25 numbered copies on Madagascar, tirage de tête.Autograph inscription from Jean Cocteau to Roger Bradier.Spine re-inforced to head and foot.  Grasset Paris 1952 11,5x17,5cm broché

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        Maigret chez le coroner

      Presses de la Cité. First edition, one of 100 numbered copies on pur fil, the only large paper copies.A good copy. Presses de la Cité Paris 1952 11,5x17,5cm broché

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        The Price of Salt

      New York: Coward-McCann, Inc, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Near fine with spine cloth lightly mottled and endpapers lightly toned in near fine dust jacket with a few small closed tears at edges, wear at crown and foot. Crime writer Patricia Highsmith's lesbian romance novel, way ahead of its time on many accounts--especially for its nearly-unprecedented happy ending.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Saint Genet comédien et martyr

      Gallimard. First edition, one of 36 numbered copies on Hollande, the tirage de tête.Half black morocco over marbled paper boards by P. Goy & C. Vilaine, spine in six compartments, gilt date to foot of spine, marbled pastedowns and endpapers, covers preserved, top edge gilt.A very good, well-margined copy in a nice binding. % Gallimard Paris 1952 14,5x21cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        konvolut alte (50er j.) KNATTERMAX beilage zeitung für kinder

      nur komplettverkauf: gesamtstückzahl 88 + 3 (doppelte) Knattermax Die Zeitung für Jungen und Mädchen. eine Beilage der Zeitschrift " Funk und Familie" . Hamburg: Jahreszeiten-Verlag GmbH 1952-1958 Herausgeber: Hans Bodenstedt (Funkheinzelmann) a : von 1952 (ohne jahresaufdruck) nr. 1 - 9 nr. 11 - 13 nr. 15 - 24 nr. 41 - 42 nr. 44 - 52 b : 1952 (anderer gedruckter rand) nr. 46 nr. 49 - 53 c : 1953 nr. 1 - 4 nr. 6 - 29 nr. 31 d : 1954 nr. 10 - 13 nr. 16 - 21 nr. 38 ( leider getrennte seiten) e : 1954 ( anderes Logo gedruckt) nr. 40 - 44 nr. 47 - 49 alle teile sind zum teil leicht gelblich am rand oder haben kleine einrisse jedes teil ist 4seitig sw bedruckt vom jahr 1953 gibt es nr. 26 + nr 29 doppelt vom jahr 1954 gibt es nr. 11 doppelt. allgemeinzustand ganz ok versand als versichertes paket Privatverkauf! Keine Garantie oder Gewährleistung! Sachmängelhaftung und Rücknahme ausgeschlossen! Ich verkaufe das was auf den Bildern zu sehen ist und in der Beschreibung steht

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        Codicé Mexicanus. Bibliothèque Nationale de Paris. Nos 23-24

      Paris: Société des Américanistes, 1952. 2 sections. [387]-498+[1 plate] pages with tables, figures and bibliography. Part 2 Codex: 102 facsimile plates. Small folio (11 1/4" x 7 1/4") bound in original wrappers. Journal de la Société des Américanistes, New Series, volume XLI. Includes the following articles. L'ajagak, bilboquet eskimo by Robert Gessain; Collections archeologiques martinquaises de Musee de l'Homme by Raoul d'Harcourt; Introduction a l'archeologie martiniquaise by Le Pere Rober Pinchon; As mascaras-de-dansa dos Pancararu de Tacaratu by Estevao Pinto. First edition.The Codex Mexicanus is a late-sixteenth-century native manuscript with calendrical, genealogical, historical, and biblical contents presented in both pictures and prose. It is a small manuscript (measuring 10 Ã

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        ARYA MAITREYA MANDALA (Das Licht des Dharma) Beiträge zur Religion des Buddhismus

      Organ des Westlichen Ordens des ARYA MAITREYA MANDALA (deutsche Ausgabe) Herausgeber: Harry E. Pieper, Berlin Steglitz, Friedrichsruher Str. 18 Als Manuskript gedruckt (Schreibmaschinenmanuskript) "The founding of the European Branch took place in ceremonies simultaneously conducted in Sanchi (India) by Lama Govinda and in Berlin by Hans-Ulrich Rieker on 30 November 1952." Erstes Heft 1. Januar 1953 Rarität - extrem selten ! Wichtiges Dokument des Buddhismus in Deutschland (möglicherweise das einzige erhaltene Exemplar dieser Gründungsschrift !) Zustand: Cover etwas fleckig (Foto) Seiten papierbedingt gleichmäßig gebräunt sonst erstaunlich gut erhalten

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        Large collection of science fiction & fantasy.

      A large and various collection of science fiction and fantasy paperbacks, encompassing some of the greatest names of both genres and many early or uncommon editions (including the first edition of Andre Norton's The Sioux Spaceman, printed dos-à-dos with Richard Wilson's And Then the Town Took Off). A number of short story collections and "Best of" readers are present, as well as many early DAW paperbacks and Ace Books double novels. A sampling of the authors represented: Isaac Asimov, Michael Moorcock, Jack L. Chalker, A.E. van Vogt, Harry Harrison, Ursula K. LeGuin, Piers Anthony, Robert A. Heinlein, Robert E. Howard, Jack Vance, John Wyndham, Theodore Sturgeon, Clifford D. Simak, Jo Clayton, Poul Anderson, Pamela Sargent, Samuel R. Delany, Keith Laumer, Madeleine L'Engle, Fritz Leiber, Robert Silverberg, Tanith Lee, Larry Niven, et al.The collection contains slightly more than 500 books, comprising some 525 titles (i.e., 55 books are Ace Doubles), with a few duplicates. Cover art ranges from the simple and/or crude to the elaborate and/or lovely; many styles, trends, and fads are represented. with exuberant imagery ranging from classic "bug-eyed monsters" to near-naked ladies to pointy-nosed rockets to multiple, quite variously conceived instances of dinosaurs, orcs, and unicorns. Among the artists (204 covers => identify the artists) are Gallardo, Jack Gaughan, Schinella, Allan Gutierrez, David Mattingly, Michael Gilbert, Clifford Geary, Steele Savage, Tim Kirk, Michael Whelan, Don Maitz, Dean Ellis, Carl Kochich, Laurence Kresek, Barclay Shaw, and H.R. van Dongen. A list is available on request.

      [Bookseller: PRB&M/SessaBks (Philadelphia Rare Books ]
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        La ballade de la geôle de Reading. - L'artiste en prison

      New edition of the French translation by Jacques Bour and the first edition of Albert Camus' famous preface. One of 50 numbered copies on Madagascar paper, tirage de tête. A fine autograph inscription from Albert Camus: "A Michel Simon grand artiste avec les voeux chaleureux d'un de ses vieux admirateurs [For Michel Simon, a great atist, with warmest wishes from an old fan]," and an autograph inscription from the translator Jacques Bour : "A Michel Simon qui ferait crouler tous les murs! [For Michel Simon, who raised all the roofs!]"A rare and very good copy.  Falaize Paris 1952 11,5x17,5cm broché

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        En attendant Godot [Waiting for Godot]

      1st Edition Paris: Les Editions De Minuit, 1952. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY BECKETT on the title page; one of the most influential works of modern drama. "Voted the most significant English language play of the 20th century in a British Royal National Theatre poll of 800 playwrights, actors, directors and journalists... Beckett's naked play about two tramps waiting for Godot has tapped into our 20th-century public consciousness. It seems to express our deepest fears and our deepest knowledge of ourselves and our predicament" (Norman Berlin). Notably, the first edition of the text provided the public with their first experience of the complete play--Les Editions de Minuit published it three months before the play's debut (in French) in January 1953. "The first production of Beckett's own English translation, directed by Peter Hall, was staged at the Arts Theatre Club in London in August 1955. Kenneth Tynan's and Harold Hobson's reviews made it into an intellectual hit which has since been regarded as having transformed the British stage" (DNB).Paris: Les Editions de Minuit, 1952. Octavo, original wrappers; custom half-leather box. Text in French. Some browning and rubbing to spine. Extremely rare signed. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        No Man is an Island

      Los Angeles: The National Women's Committee of Brandeis University, 1952. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Very Good. Inscribed to a prior owner and signed by the author. 10 pp. Softcover, staple-bound. With envelope. Light shelf-wear, the margins discolored.

      [Bookseller: Acorn Bookshop, Inc.]
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        Player Piano

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. Advance Copy. Paperback. Very Good. Signed. Advance review copy of the first edition, signed and dated by Kurt Vonnegut on the title page. Self-bound in dust jacket, with two white strips mounted on verso of front cover and first blank page with printed material which would appear on the first edition dust jacket flaps. Very Good. Wraps toned, lightly soiled, stray pencil mark to front cover, 1.5-inch long hairline crack to front joint near foot. Ink blot to white printed strip on first blank page; 1 x 2.5" torn from top corners of first blank and half title page; verso of half title page shows a tear near the gutter at foot. One of an estimated 25-30 copies in such format, and ever more uncommon signed.

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        The Natural

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Stated first edition, first printing. Near Fine with light rubbing to cloth at spine ends and a small previous owner label to the rear paste down, in a Fine but restored dust jacket with several tissue mends made from the verso. Housed in a custom green leather folding case.

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        East of Eden

      Viking Press, 1952. Hardcover. Fine/Good. Viking Press, New York 1952. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. First Published by the Viking Press in September 1952 on the copyright. "Bite" on page 281. Green cloth boards. Steinbeck's photo at the rear panel without reviews. Book Condition: Fine, tight spine, clean boards and pages. Soft shelf wear at the spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good, price clipped, tears, light spots. Shelf wear. Wrapped in a new mylar cover.

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        Gerald McBoing Boing. Based on United Productions of America's Academy Award-Winning Motion Picture.

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1952 - Quarto. Original pictorial laminated boards, illustrated pastedowns. Slight cracking to lamination at spine, rubbing to rear board and spine ends; a very good copy. Pictures adapted by Mel Crawford. First edition, first printing. Based on United Productions of America's short film, which was adapted from Dr Seuss's original story and given wide release by Columbia Pictures in 1950. It won the 1950 Academy Award for Best Animated Short. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Histoire naturelle, générale et particuliére, avec la description du cabinet du Roi.Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1749-1767. 15 volumes. 4to. With engraved frontispiece portrait of Buffon, 19 engraved headpieces (with animals and putti), 2 folding maps ("Carte de l'ancien continent" and "Cart du nouveau continent"), 579 engraved plates (full-page and folding, including 1 unnumbered and 1 bis). Contemporary uniform mottled calf, gold-tooled spine and board edges.

      - Bertin et al., Buffon (Paris, 1952), especially pp. 233-234; DSB II, pp. 576-581; Nissen, ZBI 672; PMM 198. First edition of the first 15 volumes of Buffon's justly famous Histoire naturelle, the complete first series, covering the formation of the earth, humans, mammalian quadrupeds and apes, and also describing the royal collection of Louis XV. Buffon's work presents "for the first time a complete survey of natural history in popular form'' (PMM).Buffon opens the first volume with an essay called "Théorie de la terre", where "for the first time he outlines a satisfactory account of the history of our globe and of its development as a fitting home for living things '' (PMM). In the second volume, Buffon offers a short treatise on general biology. In his treatise on humans, found in volumes II and III, Buffon "studied the human species by the same methods that he applied to animal species, including the psychological, moral, and intellectual life of man. From his exhaustive research for the Histoire naturelle des quadrupèdes, [volumes IV-XV] Buffon came to the conclusion that it was necessary to reintroduce the notion of family. Breaking with the spirit of his time, Buffon attempted to separate science from metaphysical and religious ideas. As a disciple of Locke he denied idealistic metaphysics, stating that mental abstractions can never become principles of either existence or real knowledge; these can come only as the results of sensation'' (DSB). The bindings show some scratches and minor wear but are structurally sound. A fine set of the first 15 volumes of this key work on natural history in uniform bindings written by "the first to present the universe as one complete whole and to find no phenomenon calling for any but a purely scientific explanation'' (PMM).

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        The Old Man and the Sea

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1952. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Dated 1952 with Scribner's "A" present with the Seal. Blue cloth boards. Hemingway's photo at the rear panel. No mention of the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize. {ref: Hanneman A24a}. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, tight spine. Name at the front endpaper, age toning at the spine and the rear panel. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, clean jacket, shelf wear. Light age toning, a small piece of black tape over the jacket price. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        J. FRANK DOBIE. THE SAGA OF THE SOUTHWEST

      New York & Houston: Printed by Joseph I. Sonnenreich Packaged Programs, for Citadel Films, 1952. [22]pp. Folio. Illustrated. Original pictorial wrappers, laid into a cowhide-covered folding case with cartographic endpapers reproduced from CORONADO'S CHILDREN, the whole stored in the printer's original transmittal box with manuscript spine title reading "J. FRANK DOBIE." Light foxing to edges of wrappers, minor wear to the transmittal box. Overall near fine. An exquisitely-produced, substantial, and unique promotional presentation for a proposed twenty-six- episode television show based on the Texas and Southwestern stories of J. Frank Dobie. The promotional includes a short biography of Dobie, and a large photograph of him, with laudatory quotations from the likes of Tom Lea, Carl Sandburg, Everett DeGolyer, Stanley Marcus, and others, portions of original dust jackets decorating a few pages, and explanatory text interspersed throughout, including production credits for the film company, Citadel Films Incorporated. The most notable aspect of the production lies in the original watercolor elements found throughout the work, specifically the handsome front cover as titlepage, the various marginal calligraphy and illustrations, and the sixteen original watercolor storyboards that comprise four pages of the work. The storyboards depict scenes of cowboys, Indians, gold miners, and other familiar western tropes highlighting a sample episode titled, "Seminole Bill's Gold" (most certainly based on the story of the Lost Nigger Mine, the subject of Chapter VIII in Dobie's CORONADO'S CHILDREN). No record exists of a finished episode or series adapted from Dobie's stories and produced by Citadel Films. Oddly enough, the text regarding the production of the show is written in the past tense, implying that the show was actually completed: "The idea of filming the Dobie stories for television was undertaken with infinite care and attention to detail. In order to preserve and project the magnetic personality of a superb story-teller a semi-documentary technique was utilized. Each of the films opens with a personal introduction by Mr. Dobie. From that point on they develop in dramatized sequences interwoven with the author's narration. All are separate and complete photoplays within themselves." It is possible that a pilot episode or some number of shows were actually produced, though no footage seems to survive today. The production credits for Citadel Films are included, identifying John W. Richey as producer, the screenwriter as Robert Arch Green, Vincent Blake as director, Horace Flemming as cinematographer, and Ray Girard as the composer. Citadel Films is identified with a Houston address, on San Jacinto Street, though no record of their work seems to have survived, with no mention of Citadel or any of the names above listed in the Dobie papers at the Harry Ransom Center. The HRC does, however, hold a file on "Children's Television Films, Inc., 1953." According to a Dec. 5, 1952 United Press report, Dobie signed a contract with Children's Television Films, of Houston, Texas, turning over television rights to his works. The president of that company is identified as John W. Richey, who discusses adapting Dobie's work into a series of 30-minute television programs. Why Citadel Films became Children's Television Films, or whether or why Richey jumped ship from Citadel to Children's Television Films, Inc. is lost to history. Also, why such an elegant and large format item such as this was produced at all is an intriguing mystery. It could have been presented to Dobie himself as a memorial for the show, though that is mere conjecture. An elaborate, one-of-a-kind production relating to a seemingly-unproduced television program based on the stories written by the man many believe to be the greatest author and steward of Texas and Southwestern folklore who ever lived.

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        To Catch A Thief.

      New York: Random House, 1952 - Octavo. Original black cloth and pattern boards. With the dust jacket. In the toned dust jacket with wear to extremities, short closed tears to rear edges, wear along flap folds, sunning to spine lettering. A very good copy. First edition, first printing. Basis for the 1955 Alfred Hitchcock film starring Cary Grant and Grace Kelly. [Attributes: First Edition]

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

      Viking Press 1952 - Viking Press, New York 1952. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. First Published by the Viking Press in September 1952 on the copyright. "Bite" on page 281. Green cloth boards. Steinbeck's photo at the rear panel without reviews. Book Condition: Fine, tight spine, clean boards and pages. Soft shelf wear at the spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good, price clipped, tears, light spots. Shelf wear. Wrapped in a new mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wilhelm Raabe. Interessanter eigenhändiger Brief über die Wertschätzung seiner jungen Leserschaft mit Unterschrift. Braunschweig, 18. März 1901

      kleiner gefalteter Brief auf chamoix-farbenem Briefpapier mit prächtigem Wasserzeichen, ausgefaltet 22,5 x 17,5 cm, von Wilhelm Raabe eigenhändig verfasst und mit vollem Namenszug signiert, Beilage: Zeitungsartikel von R.J. Humm über "Raabe, der Meister des Romanhaft-Wunderbaren" um 1952, sauber und sehr gut erhalten "Braunschweig, 18 März 1901 / Geehrter Herr! / Es freut mich immer, wenn ich höre, daß ich durch meine Lebensarbeit auch der Jugend etwas zum Nutzen und zur Freude gethan habe. Davon ist mir auch Ihr Brief ein erfreuliches Zeichen gewesen und hoffe ich, daß Sie auch in späteren Jahren mir Ihre Theilnahme erhalten werden! / Mit freundlichem Gruß / Wilh Raabe"

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        DUVEEN

      New York: Random House, 1952. Cloth. Illustrations by Saul Steinberg. Spine somewhat rubbed, but a good, sound copy, internally very good, without dust jacket. First edition. A very appropriate association copy, inscribed by Behrman to the subject of his 1960 biography: "For Max Beerbohm, whom I have adored for many years and whom I would love to see for one lunch, for one cup of tea, for a few moments' conversation, at the merest hint, the faintest nudge. From S. N. Behrman New York: March 1952." This biography of the prominent art dealer appeared first as an extended profile in THE NEW YORKER, and in the same fashion, Behrman's PORTRAIT OF MAX appeared as a NEW YORKER profile, and subsequently in book form, in 1960. Beerbohm evidently did read this copy, as on the rear free endsheet he has penciled three page references and noted "Norman Robertson and C. Lowther and the doubtful Giorgione. / Jangton Douglas 184."

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        Set of five pamphlets recording speeches given at Pilgrim Society occasions. "Speeches at a Dinner in Honour of His Excellency the American Ambassador The Hon. Frank B. Kellogg"; "Speeches at the Dinner to Celebrate the Bi-centenary of the Birth of George Washington"; "Order of Ceremony at the Unveiling of the Memorial to President Roosevelt by Mrs. Roosevelt"; "The Pilgrims Dinner to Mrs. Roosevelt at the Savoy Hotel"; "Speeches at the Pilgrims Dinner in honour of General Matthew B. Ridgway, U.S.A. (Supreme Commander, Allied Powers in Europe) at the Savoy Hotel".

      [London:] 1925-1952 - 5 works, small and large octavo. Plain white, cream, or grey card wrappers, wire-stitched (except for one stitched with purple ribbon), front wrappers lettered and illustrated in black or purple. Light rubbing and creasing to wrapper extremities, minor loss to front wrapper tip of one pamphlet, a fine set. Woodcut logo to front cover of each pamphlet in black or purple, two seating plans, several black and white photographs. First edition, first impression. This collection of pamphlets dates from 30 January 1925 to 14 October 1952, preserving speeches from Pilgrim Society events held at the Savoy or Hotel Victoria in London. Established in 1902, the objective of the Pilgrims Societies of Great Britain and the United States was, and remains, to encourage and preserve the Anglo-American relationship. There are transcriptions of speeches by, amongst many others, Eleanor Roosevelt, King George VI, Nicholas Murray Butler, and Winston Churchill. (Two of the pamphlets include speeches given by Winston Churchill that are not recorded in Cohen.) Alphabetical lists of the attending Pilgrims and their guests, as well as detailed seating plans, are also included. The Pilgrims Society's logo was designed by Hugh Fisher, an artist at the Illustrated News, and depicts the lion of Great Britain and the eagle of the USA accompanying a pilgrim on his travels, as another pilgrim above him exclaims over new inventions: the car, bicycle, steamship, train, and airplane. The society's motto, "hic et ubique" ("here and everywhere") is written below. Cohen, D62, D131. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ulysse [Ulysses With a SIGNED card by James Joyce] Traduction intégrale par Auguste Morel, assisté de Stuart Gilbert entièrement revue par Valery Larbaud et l'Auteur.

      Paris: Gallimard. 10th edition.. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear and some stronger signs of foxing to the first and last two pages. The Gallimard edition of Joyce's masterpiece, Ulysses, with James Joyce's original signature on a card laid down on the upper printed wrapper. Joyce has signed his name in green ink obliquely across the card which may have been clipped from a larger document. This has been laid down in the middle of the page between the printed title and the imprint, Gallimard, at the foot of the page. The whole book, including the original Gallimard card wrappers has been bound in handsome quarter green morocco over marbled boards. All examples of Joyce's signature are desirable; this example recently emerged from a significant American collection.. 10th edition. Paris, Gallimard, 1952. 8°. 710 pages. Original wrappers bound in Hardcover, quarter green morocco with gilt lettering on spine. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear and some stronger signs of foxing to the first and last two pages. The Gallimard edition of Joyce's masterpiece, Ulysses, with James Joyce's original signature on a card laid down on the upper printed wrapper. Joyce has signed his name in green ink obliquely across the card which may have been clipped from a larger document. This has been laid down in the middle of the page between the printed title and the imprint, Gallimard, at the foot of the page. The whole book, including the original Gallimard card wrappers has been bound in handsome quarter green morocco over marbled boards. All examples of Joyce's signature are desirable; this example recently emerged from a significant American collection.

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop]
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        Zorba the Greek

      John Lehmann, 1952. Hardcover. Good/Good. 1952. First Edition. 319 pages. Pictorial jacket over red boards. The 1st edition, 1st printing of the English translation. It has the author's name mis-spelt on the dustjacket and on the title page. Spelt 'Kazantzaki' without the 's' at the end. A gift inscription on the ffep. Internally the text is neat and clean, some brown spotting to the page ends and edges. Some softening and browning to the spine and board edges. Red boards with silver lettering have slight and uniform fading. A firm and square binding. The dustjacket ( by Stein) is price clipped, slight chipping to spine ends and browning to edges. Overall this an attractive and well preserved book.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        Maps and Map-makers

      London, Batsford, 1952, in-4, , cartonnage, jaquette illustrée, Seconde édition

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Gesammelte Schriften. 7 Bände.

      8.Rote Ganzlederbände mit Rücktitelvergoldung, Kopfgoldschnitt u. Lesebändchen im Orig.-Pappschuber.. Mileck I, D. - Exemplar der Vorzugsausgabe in Leder. - Dünndruckausgabe. - Neudruck der 6-bändigen "Gesammelten Dichtungen" von 1952, erweitert um den 7. Band "Betrachtungen und Briefe" in erster Ausgabe. Erschien noch zu Lebzeiten Hermann Hesses und ist die vollständigste Ausgabe der Werke und Briefe. - Die Bände in schöner und frischer Erhaltung. Der Schuber mit mäßigen Gebrauchsspuren.

      [Bookseller: Altstadt Antiquariat]
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        Ulysse. [Ulysses With a SIGNED card by James Joyce] Traduction intégrale par Auguste Morel, assisté de Stuart Gilbert entièrement revue par Valery Larbaud et l'Auteur.

      Paris, Gallimard 1952 - 10th edition. 8°. 710 pages. Original wrappers bound in Hardcover, quarter green morocco with gilt lettering on spine. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear and some stronger signs of foxing to the first and last two pages. The Gallimard edition of Joyce's masterpiece, Ulysses, with James Joyce's original signature on a card laid down on the upper printed wrapper. Joyce has signed his name in green ink obliquely across the card which may have been clipped from a larger document. This has been laid down in the middle of the page between the printed title and the imprint, Gallimard, at the foot of the page. The whole book, including the original Gallimard card wrappers has been bound in handsome quarter green morocco over marbled boards. All examples of Joyce's signature are desirable; this example recently emerged from a significant American collection.

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Brassaï

      (82) pp. Paris, Éditions Neuf, 1952, in-4, (82) pp, reliure bradel toile rouge, Premier plat illustré d'un portrait de Brassaï, photographies et dessins reproduits en photogravure en noir. Édition originale des textes de Henri Miller et Brassaï, et de la plupart des illustrations. Réalisé par Robert Delpire et Pierre Faucheux

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        The Holy Places

      The Queen Anne Press, London 1952 - Limited edition of The Holy Places, signed by Evelyn Waugh. 482/950 copies. Published by The Queen Anne Press, London, 1952. A lovely copy of Waugh's The Holy Places with wood engravings by Reynolds Stone. The book is in very good condition and complete with dust jacket. Original red buckram cloth boards with gilt lettering on the front and rear covers. The spine and top edges of the spine are slightly faded. Overall the book is in a very bright condition. Top edge is red with rough trimmed edges of sides and lower ends. Intact blue end papers. Very clean internally with red illustration facing the title page plus black and white illustrations within the text. The dust jacket is slight soiling/ spotting. Slight chipping on extremities. 1/2cm tear on the top edge. 8vo.  [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare And Antique Books PBFA]
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        Annapurna: The First 8,000 Metre Peak (26,493 Feet).

      Jonathan Cape, London 1952 - First edition in English, preceding the American edition by one year. Octavo, original blue cloth. Inscribed by the author who has added "June 3rd 1950" the day the summit was reached. Some light foxing to the page edges in a very good dust jacket with some rubbing and wear to the extremities. In 1950, when no mountain taller than 8,000 meters had ever been climbed, Maurice Herzog led an expedition of French climbers to the summit of an 8,075-meter (26,493-foot) Himalayan peak called Annapurna. But unlike other climbs, the routes up Annapurna had never been charted. Herzog and his team had to locate the mountain using crude maps, pick out a single untried route, and go for the summit. Annapurna is the unforgettable account of this heroic climb and of its harrowing aftermath, including a nightmare descent of frostbite, snow blindness, and near death. Herzog's masterful narrative is one of the great mountain-adventure stories of all time. "Those who have never seen the Himalayas, those who never care to risk an assault, will know when they finish this book that they have been a companion of greatness" (New York Times Book Review). Named by National Geographic's as one of the 100 Greatest Adventure books of the 20th century. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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