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        Surrealistische Publikationen. Heft 1 und 2. (= Alles Erschienene).

      94,32 S. mit zusammen 18 Abbildungen, Illustr. Orig.-Broschur. Erste Ausgabe.- Mit Texten und. Illustrationen von Paul Celan, Werner Riemerschmied, Walter Behrens, Victor Brauner, Yves Tanguy, Max Ernst, Dorothea Tanning, André Breton, Hans Arp, Benjamin Péret, Edgar Jené, Antonin Artaud, Rudolf Wittkopf, Max Hölzer, Franz Rogler, Julien Gracq u.a.- Heft 1 mit der Baubinde " Die erste Manifestation der AVANTGARDE AUF GEISTIGEM UND SOZIALEM GEBIET in deutscher Sprache".- Gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Eckert & Kaun GbR]
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        Junkie: Confessions of an Unredeemed Drug Addict

      Ace New York: Ace. 1953. First. First edition. Paperback original. Near fine with very light rubbing, and slight creasing on the spine. An attractive copy of Burroughs's fragile and uncommon pseudonymous first book, bound dos-a-dos with Narcotic Agent by Maurice Helbrant as issued. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        EDGAR ALLAN CROW

      1953. 1. TUDOR,TASHA. EDGAR ALLAN CROW. NY: Oxford University Press 1953 (1953). 8vo (6 1/4 x 6 3/4"), cloth, paste-on, near fine in dust wrapper (dw lightly toned). 1st edition (1st printing) of one the most elusive Tudor books, illustrated in color throughout. A particularly nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. ]
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        In Cold Hell in Thicket

      Divers Press / Origin Palma de Mallorca: Divers Press / Origin, 1953. First Edition. Small square octavo (21cm x 18cm). Issued as Origin 8. Original plain wrappers in patterned, printed dustjacket; unpaged [63pp]. Inscribed by Olson on front endpaper: "for Ben & Bernarda Shahn / with love / Charles Olson," undated. Dustwrapper and endpapers toned and foxed, else Very Good. "Charles Olson" hand-lettered on spine, probably in either Ben or Bernarda's hand. A notable association copy of a major Olson collection. Olson and Shahn met as co-workers at the Office of War Information in WWII, where they collaborated on Olson's first published book, a pamphlet titled Spanish Speaking Americans in the War. In 1951, Olson invited Shahn onto the faculty of Black Mountain College, where Ben and Bernarda spent a summer teaching painting and graphic arts; among the Shahns' students were Robert Rauschenberg, Suzi Gablik and Francine du Plessix Gray (who quickly, perhaps wisely, switched to studying poetry with Olson).

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books ]
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        Untitled, pencil on paper, signed

      n.p 1953 n.p, 1953. Image 9-1/2 x 12-1/4 inches; matted and framed. . Fine condition . Herman Armour Webster (1878-1970) was born in New York City and attended Yale, graduating in 1900. He then moved to Paris and studied painting and etching at the Jullien Academy. In 1905 four of his etchings were shown at the Paris Salon, and in 1907 he became an Associate of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers, in London; he subsequently became a member of the Societe National des Beaux Arts in Paris. His work is represented in the collections of the Musee Nationale du Luxenburg, Paris, as well as the Library of Congress, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and the Chicago Art Institute, among others

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        Roman Holiday (Original poster)

      Paramount Los Angeles: Paramount, 1953. American one sheet film poster for the classic 1953 romantic comedy, "Roman Holiday," directed by William Wyler, written for the screen by Dalton Trumbo (writing under the front Ian McLellan Hunter), and starring Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, and Eddie Albert. Near Fine condition, 27 x 41 inches, linen-backed and rolled.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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        Fine Bird Books 1700-1900 A Bibliographical Record of Two Centuries of Coloured Plate Bird Books

      London: Collins & Van Nostrand, 1953.. First Thus. Nr Fine. Elephant Folio No: 26 of a limited edition of 295 copies printed by the Chiswick Press on Pannekoek mould made paper, bound by Mansell of London in half morocco over hand marbled boards and signed by all three authors. With one double folding plate and fifteen single plates in full colour and twenty-four collotype plates in black and white.120pp inc index. The specimen plate from the Prospecturs has been neatly laid on with the remainder of the prospectus laid in loose.In matching slip case (slight wear at extremities). There is some occasional and barely noticeable foxing mainly to tissue guards.

      [Bookseller: Jackdaw Books]
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        Fine Bird Books 1700-1900

      Collins & Van Nostrand London & New York: Collins & Van Nostrand. 1953. First. Limited edition. Copy number 29 of 295, Signed by Sacheverell Sitwell, Handasyde Buchanan and James Fisher. Large folio. 22 black & white plates and 16 color plates, one folding. Bound by B. Mansell of London in three quarter red morocco and marbled boards, housed in the original slipcase with matching marbled boards. Ex-library copy, spine mark, bookplate, and one perforated stamp on the tile, else no other markings. Moderate darkening to the spine and scattered small tears to the slipcase edges, near fine. The most desirable deluxe issue of one of the best secondary works on ornithological illustrations. .

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