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        MORE THAN HUMAN

      Farrar, Straus and Young [1953]., New York - cloth-backed boards. First edition. MORE THAN HUMAN is one of Sturgeon's best and probably his best-known novel. The story expresses a recurrent theme in the author's work: the passage of a character (or, in this case, six of them) from freak to superman, a passage of self-discovery and self-realization, if not apotheosis. In this story, the six outcasts come together to form a more-than-human collective psyche. It is told with the author's characteristic depth of emotional resonance. "Growing out of the acclaimed novella, 'Baby is Three," this excellent work describes the rise, against all meanness and bigotries of the surrounding world, of Homo Gestalt, an individual composed of the blended intelligences of numerous people, each of whom retains personal identity while contributing a particular strength or talent to the whole. An emergence-of-the-superhuman story, made more of a struggle than it was for the superchildren in Clarke's CHILDHOOD'S END (1953), but shorn also of the inevitable tragedy forecast for the superhumans in Stapledon's ODD JOHN (1935)." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1100. Winner of the 1954 International Fantasy Award for best novel. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 14. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1453-58. Some foxing to endpapers, a fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with some mild rubbing, mainly at spine ends and along folds, some color transfer to rear panel (from being pressed against another book), and some foxing to the inner surface. A nice copy. (#155465) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Der zoologische Garten [Zeitschrift] - 21 Jahrgänge in 24 Bänden [Bd. 20 - 43 / 1953 - 1973] : Zeitschrift für die gesamte Tiergärtnerei ; Organ [der Kommission für die Tiergärten der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik,] des Verbandes Deutscher Zoodirektoren und des Internationalen Verbandes von Direktoren Zoologischer Gärten.

      Leipzig : Geest & Portig, 1953 - 1973. - Ca. 10.000 S. insg. ; zahlr. Abb. Guter Zustand. Bibliotheks-Exemplare mit Stempeln und Bibliothekseinbänden. Kopfschnitte leicht angestaubt. Seiten teilweise nachgedunkelt, sonst sauber und ohne Eintragungen. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 20000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gleim]
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        Scrambled Eggs Super!

      Random House, New York 1953 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Dr. Seuss on a laid in signature. The book has ALL the First Issue points. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich in color with NO chips or tears. The book is bound in the publisher's pictorial boards with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO marks or writing in the book. A lovely copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Éloge de la Philosophie. Lecon inaugurable faite au Collège de France, le jeudi 15 janvier 1953.

      Paris, Gallimard, 1953 Small 8to. Uncut and unopened in the original printed wrappers. Back hinge slightly clacked, but a very fine and clean copy. S.P. printed to title-page and bottom of back wrapper. 90, (3) pp. First edition, presentation copy "A Meriam (?) et Ammeend (?) Schcor (?)/ avedCm'amitié de/ Maurice Blanchot.", of Merleau-Ponty's famous inaugural address to the Collège de France, his frequently quoted and highly regarded "In Praise of Philosophy", in which he defines the essence of philosophy and predicts its future. It is here we find his famous passages about philosophy "limping", that "this limping of philosophy is its virtue", and the answer to the question what philosophy will do in the 21st century - It will limp along.

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        Veinte poemas de Federico Garcia Lorca

      Editorial Guillermo Kraft Limitada, 1953. Con grabados de Aldo Altomare. Con 20 acqueforti originali di Aldo Altomare, numerate e firmate dall'Artista (cm 20,5x14,6). Folio. pp. 88. Ottimo (Fine). Edizione originale di 100 es. numerati.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge Back to the Klondike (Four Color #456)

      New York: Dell Publishing, 1953. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. As New. Barks, Carl. Comic Book. Standard format and size. First Prinitng.10 cent cover price. AS NEW. Very Fine/Near Mint. All corner pointed. Binding firm and square. Without tears, creases, bumps or chips. Interior paper very white. But for distributor's date stamp to front cover, not marked in any way and very clean and bright. All comics carefully wrapped and sent boxed.

      [Bookseller: Tree Frog Fine Books and Graphic Arts]
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        De l'érotisme considéré dans ses manifestations écrites et du point de vue de l'esprit Moderne

      Paris: Cercle des Arts, 1953. Livre. Bon. Couverture souple. Ed. originale. In-12. Paris, Editions "Cercle des Arts", sd [1953]. In-12 (12,5 x 19,2 cm), 112 pp., broché, couverture rempliée. Edition originale (posthume). L'un des 1200 exemplaires sur alfama (après 10 Chine et 100 Arches), celui-ci non numéroté. Dos un peu fané, petites traces d'adhésif sur les gardes, bel exemplaire malgré tout..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        L'affaire Henri Martin

      Gallimard 1953 - - Gallimard, Paris 1953, 14x20,5cm, broché. - Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Contributions de Hervé Bazin, Michel Leiris, Jacques Prévert, Vercors. Commentaire de Jean-Paul Sartre. Envoi autographe signé de Jean-Paul Sartre à Paul Aveline et sa femme. Agréable exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition of wich no leading copies exists. Contributions by Hervé Bazin, Michel Leiris, Jacques Prévert, Vercors . Comment by Jean-Paul Sartre. Signed autograph of Jean-Paul Sartre Paul Aveline and his wife. Nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Love Among Ruin, A Romance of the Near Future

      Chapman & Hall, London 1953 - Love Among Ruins, A Romance of the Near Future signed by Evelyn Waugh, Limited and signed edition numbered 88/350, Published by Chapman & Hall, London 1953, A lovely copy of this limited edition of Waugh's story of satire set in a dystopian quasi-egalitarian Britain. This edition of Love Among Ruins is complete with a rare printed glassine dust jacket. Overall a very good copy/near fine of this classic and collectable title. The book includes decorations by various eminent hands including the author's. Original, red cloth boards with bright gilt illustration on the cover of the book. Lettering on the spine which is very lightly faded in colour. The extremities of the book are in very good condition. The contents are clean and bright. Light spotting only on the end pages. The glassine dust jacket is printed and includes the Two Guineas net price on the flap. Chips on the corners of the wrapper. 8vo 49 printed pages. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Substantial Autograph Letter Signed, 8vo, on verso of ALS by wife Eve McClure, Vienne, France, March 7, 1953

      Miller writes to Bob Finklestein and on verso is an ALS written by his wife, Eve McClure, (married 1953-62.) Miller referes to the translation of various of his books into other languages, to Stalin, to his taxes and a drought in Big Sur.

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        Hier und jetzt und weiter.... Orig.-Tuschzeichung collagiert..

      1953 70 x 50 cm, Zustand A Unten rechts signiert. - Walter Grab (1927-1989) zürcher Künstler. Autodidakt; erster Malunterricht bei Walter Jonas in den 40er Jahren. Studienreisen und Aufenthalte im Ausland: Paris (1948. 1950. 1969). München (1951). Berlin (1955). Brasilien (1965). 1950 Initiant einer Surrealisten-Gruppe um Rudolf Schlichter. Edgar Jené. Edgar Ende. Frans Boers. Ernst Maas. Kurt Seligmann u.a.m. 1965 zusammen mit Meret Oppenheim als Vertretung des Schweizer Surrealismus an der Biennale in Sao Paolo. Brasilien. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Grafik - nach 1945

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        Casino Royale

      London: Jonathan Cape 1953. 218 pp. Publisher's original black boards with red heart motif to front cover & red lettering to spine. In pictorial grey dust wrapper with red & yellow decorative design devised by the author. Dj chipped at spine ends with slight wear to corners & extremities. In the second issue jacket, with the overprinted blurb from the Sunday Times, but not price-clipped and with the price of '10s. 6d. net' present on front & rear flaps. Spotting to endpapers & prelims, also to fore-edge & top edge. Internally clean. Binding firm. With the early owner's sticker to front pastedown: 'Loel Guinness, M.Y. Calisto R.Y.S.' (Motor Yacht Calisto Royal Yacht Squadron) The Calisto was built in 1944 as a YMS-1 Class minesweeper, then transitioned from wartime service in the British Navy to the ownership of Thomas Loel Guinness, MP and business magnate, who was descended from the Irish brewing family. Guinness also purchased the Calisto's sister ship M Y Calypso, which he leased to Jacques Cousteau for one franc per year from 1950-1997. Second impression of the author's first book. . Very Good. Hardback. Second Impression. 1953. 8vo..

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        HISTOIRES NATURELLES, illustrées de 29 lithographies originales de Hans Erni.

      - Lausanne, André Gonin, 1953, 27x35 cm, 212pp. En feuillets, sous jaquette illustrée. Avec double emboîtage en demi parchemin, plats cartonnés illustrés. Magnifique exemplaire illustré des 29 lithographies originales pleines pages et en couleurs d'Erni. Le texte, en caractères Baskerville, a été tiré chez A.Kundig. L'un des 220 exemplaires sur Rive à la forme, signés de l'artiste et de l'éditeur (no. 135). Celui-ci est un exemplaire nominal imprimé pour M. Edouard Faure. Superbe exemplaire, léger frottement aux coins de emboîtage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        Desiree

      New York: Wm. Morrow, 1953 - First American Edition. Signed by most of the crew of the 1954 film, including the producer and director, actor Michael Rennie and also by its two primary stars, Jean Simmons, and Marlon Brando, who has inscribed the book, ÒVery best wishes for your recovery, Marlon Brando,Ó completing the last four letters of his surname in pencil when the pen ran out of ink. Three strips of the completed film (a couple of dozen frames) are taped in, with an explanatory notation that they are in Cinemascope. Very good in dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Autograph Christmas Card Designed by the Composer!

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. An graphically wonderful autograph Christmas card from the German composer, violist, and conductor, who designed the illustration side himself.  On the verso, he apologizes for not being able to participate in the Kiel music festival of 1953. Dated New Haven, December 12, 1952. Translated from the German, in part: "I'm glad that you like 'Harmony' and had success with it. -- In June we will finally be on our way from here to Europe, so I won't be able to come to the Kiel Festival (anyway, I'm a bad sailor and sprats don't agree with me)..." The recipient was the then Generalmusikdirektor of Kiel, Georg C. Winkler. Hindemith's address appears to have been added in pencil by his wife Gertrud. Hole-punched along the left edge, else fine. 14 x 10.5 cm. 

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        Die gestundete Zeit. Gedichte. (9.-12. Tsd.).

      8. 65(3) S. OPpbd. m. OUmschlag. Schutzumschlag leicht gegilbt u. m. kl. Einriss, auf hint. Spiegel m. Buchhändlermarke. Der erste, 1953 erstmals erschienene Gedichtband von Ingeborg Bachmann, für den sie 1953 den Literaturpreis der Gruppe 47 erhielt. Auf fliegendem Vorsatz mit eh. dreizeiliger Widmung der Autorin m.U., beiliegend ein gelaufenes (Roma 1957) Briefkuvert von der Verf. eh. mit Adressat (Helga Singer, London) und Absender versehen und inwendig mit Photokopie eines eh., 14-zeiligen Briefes (dat. 27.X.51) an dieselbe "Helgi, ich bin nur schrecklich konsterniert, weil Du gar nichts drüber geschrieben hast, was in Zürich war, ob Du Lindtberg getroffen hast etc.!!! Hast Du denn meinen Brief und meine Karte nicht bekommen?!!!". Bachmann meint hier den bedeutenden, Schweizer Theater- und Filmregisseur Leopold Lindtberg (1902-1984) der am Züricher Schauspielhaus Regisseur und später auch Direktor war.

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        The Catalans / Patrick O'Brian

      NY, Harcourt, Brace [1953]. Hard Cover. 250 p.; 21 cm. First edition of O'Brian's second novel (precedes the first English edition, entitled "Frozen Flame"). A dark story of love and betrayal set against the brilliant colors of the Catalan country in southern France, whrer O'Brian himself lived in his later years. This copy does not have remainder holes but does have an owner signature. Very good in dust jacket (with photo of author) also very good except for two small chips. StockOB947.

      [Bookseller: The Owl at the Bridge]
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        Regulatorische Toxikologie. Gesundheitsschutz. Umweltschutz. Verbraucherschutz (Gebundene Ausgabe) von Franz-Xaver Reichl (Autor), Michael Schwenk Führende Experten geben Einblick in die grundlegenden

      Führende Experten geben Einblick in die grundlegenden Prozesse der toxikologischen Regulierung. Die wichtigen Fragen zu Risikoanalyse, Risikobewertung und Risikomanagement werden jeweils in einem eigenen Kapitel beantwortet. Weitere Themen gelten den neuesten Arbeitsmethoden und Beurteilungsgrundlagen, dem Spannungsfeld zwischen naturwissenschaftlichen Argumenten und weltanschaulichen Aspekten sowie den Grundlagen von Gesundheits-, Verbraucher-, Umwelt- und Arbeitsschutz. Ein "Muss" für alle, die in Behörden, Industrie, Universitäten oder anderen Institutionen mit der toxikologischen Beurteilung und Beratung befasst sind. Franz-Xaver Reichl, geboren 1953 in Tegernsee, studierte von 1975 bis 1980 Mikrobiologie an der TU München, 1983 Promotion. Von 1983 bis 1985 studierte er Humanmedizin an der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, 1994 Habilitation für das Fach Pharmakologie und Toxikologie der medizinischen Fakultät der LMU München zum Thema Amalgam. 2002 wurde er zum C3 Univ.-Professor berufen und wurde zugleich Leiter der Abteilung Dental-Toxikologie an der Poliklinik für Zahnerhaltung und Parodontologie der LMU München. Seit 2009 ist Franz-Xaver Reichl stellv. Leiter der Arbeitsgruppe Verträglichkeit von Biomaterialien am Menschen (VERBIO) und seit 2010 Leiter des Beratungszentrums für die Verträglichkeit von Zahnmaterialien (BZVZ) an der LMU München. Er hat zahlreiche Publikationen zum Thema Toxikologie sowie zur Diagnostik und Therapie in der Umweltmedizin veröffentlicht. 1 Arbeitsweise der Regulatorischen Toxikologie 2 Methodisches Repertoire 3 Bewertungsrelevante Paradigmen 4 Risikoabschätzung und -bewertung 5 Risikomanagement und -kommunikation 6 Anhang: Checkliste, Glossar, Grenzwert-Tabelle Sachverzeichnis ISBN-10 3-540-00985-X / 354000985X ISBN-13 978-3-540-00985-6 / 9783540009856 Regulatorische Toxikologie. Gesundheitsschutz. Umweltschutz. Verbraucherschutz (Gebundene Ausgabe) von Franz-Xaver Reichl (Autor), Michael Schwenk Medizin Pharmazie Pharmazie Studium Arbeitsschutz Gesundheitsschutz Pharmakologie Regulationsmedizin Toxikologe Umweltschutz Verbraucherschutz Gesundheitsschutz Pharmakologie Regulationsmedizin Toxikologen Umweltschutz Verbraucherschutz Medizin Pharmazie Studium Arbeitsschutz

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        The Enormous Radio and Other Stories

      New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company. 1953. First. First edition. Lacks front fly, overall light wear on the boards, a good or better copy lacking the dustwrapper. John Cheever's own copy Signed by him on the half-title: "John Cheever / Scarborough, N.Y." Cheever's second book, a collection of stories that all appeared in The New Yorker. Three of the stories have penciled check marks on the contents page in an unknown hand but likely Cheever's own: The Enormous Radio, Christmas is a Sad Season for the Poor, and The Sutton Place Story. .

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        The Circus of Adventure - SIGNED COPY

      New York: St Martin's Press, 1953 The first U.S, edition of this title, spine gilt a little worn, otherwise VG+ lovely clean condition, with an inscription on the front endpaper, and SIGNED by Enid Blyton "Joan, / love from / Enid Blyton, MOST UNUSUAL to have a U.S, edition signed by Blyton, in a VG+ unclipped dustwrapper, minor rubs at spine ends. Signed by Author. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/VG+. Illus. by Stuart Tresilian.

      [Bookseller: David Schutte]
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        Expedition to Earth

      Ballatine Books, New York, 1953 First Edition, 1953 with no mention of later printings. Book is in fine condition. A very clean, square copy. Dust jacket is very good with chipping along the top edge and at all corners. Bottom of the jacket at the spine has a piece missing as well at top right of rear of jacket. Comes housed in a custom slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

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        TOUR DE CHANT - MUSIQUE DE CRTISTIANE VERGER DESSINS DE LORIS LA GUIDE DU LIVRE

      1953. JACQUES PREVERT - TOUR DE CHANT - MUSIQUE DE CRTISTIANE VERGER DESSINS DE LORIS LA GUIDE DU LIVRE - LAUSANNE - (1953) ESEMPLARE N°1598 DI 5000. Cartonato

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        The Enormous Radio and Other Stories

      New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company. 1953. First. First edition. Lacks front fly, overall light wear on the boards, a good or better copy lacking the dustwrapper. John Cheever's own copy Signed by him on the half-title: "John Cheever / Scarborough, N.Y." Cheever's second book, a collection of stories that all appeared in The New Yorker. Three of the stories have penciled check marks on the contents page in an unknown hand but likely Cheever's own: The Enormous Radio, Christmas is a Sad Season for the Poor, and The Sutton Place Story. .

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        The Minister.

      The Montgomeryshire Printing Co., Newtown, Montgomeryshire. 1953 - First edition. Octavo. Stiff wrappers. The author's scarce third book. A sixteen page poem.Presentation copy, inscribed on the half-title page by the author to his son Gwydion who was eight year old at the time: "For Gwydion - Easter 1953 *". As with his first two publications, RST also financed the publication of The Minister, which had been commissioned by the BBC. It was the last time he would resort to such measures. Soon after its publication he told the poet Raymond Garlick: "I am so hard up that I have almost ceased buying books. I hope the necessity for publishing my own stuff is over." With the publication of Song at the Year's Turning (1955) his wish came true.The staples which had begun to rust have been removed, presumably by one of the Thomases. Very good indeed in very good dustwrapper torn and creased at top corner of upper panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        JAHRBÜCHER FÜR GESCHICHTE OSTEUROPAS neue Folge JBFGOE Hrsg. Osteuropa-Institut München. 34 Jahrgänge und Register über die ersten 40 Bände

      Wiesbaden, Steiner, 1953 - 2004. 4 Hefte in einem Band Angebot gilt für alle 35 Bände Vorhanden sind die Jahrgänge 1,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,12,15,16,17,19,20,21,22,24,25,26,27,28,29,30,31,44,45,46,47,49,50,51,52 und Registerband über die ersten 40 Jahrgänge der Neuen Folge. Je Band ca. 600 S. - 700 S., (Band 20 umfangreicher enthält Jahrgang 20 und Register 1-20), einige Abbildungen, Karten und Tabellen Halbpergamentbände, ca. 17 x 23,8 cm, Band 1 abweichendes Format, ab Bd. 29 wurden breitere Pergamentstreifen benutzt. Gute und saubere Exemplare. Gewicht ca. 53 kg Versand D: 4,50 EUR Schlesien, Pommern, Posten, Estland, Litauen, Polen,

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        BULLETIN DE L'ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONALE DES UNIVERSITES / INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITIES, 1953-1987, 130 FASCICULES (INCOMPLET)

      1953. Association Internationale des Universités. 1953-1987. In-8.Carré. Broché. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais. 130 numéros. 4 numéros par année. Texte en français et en anglais, sur 2 colonnes. Tampons et annotations de bibliothèque sur les 1ers plats et en 1res pages. N° 2-3 1953, 2-4 1971, 1-4 1972 manquants. Du n° 1, 1953, au n° 4, 1987. Sommaire du n° 1, fév. 1953: Activité de l'Association et de son Bureau: Exposé général; Centre de documentation; Service d'études; Publications; Etudes poursuivies par le Bureau. Chronique universitaire internationale: Questions d'actualité; Développement des universités; Statistiques; Echanges internationaux; Oeuvres en faveur de l'étudiant; Réuions et manifestations nationales; Organisations internationales; L'Unesco et les universités. Publications récentes. Sommaire du n° 4, vol. 35, nov. 1987: Activités de l'AIU. Chronique universitaire internationale, Nort America to Africa. Collaboration des universités. Organisations internationales.

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        Sechs Lithographien. Inhalt: lithographiertes Textblatt, num. 48/50 1. Avignon, fehlt: 2. Vaisson-la-Romaine 3. Sisteron 4. Brüssel, La Grand Place, 5. Amsterdam 6. Hafen von Amsterdam alle Ansichten sind num. (48/50), im Stein bez. und sign. und nochmals handschriftl. sign.

      Blattgrösse ca. 39 x 53 cm, Darstellung ca. 30 x 40 cm Gr.-Fol., Flügelmappe mit lithographiertem Titelschild. Beigaben: 1. Farblithographie, Amsterdam (rückseitig bez.), 1953, Blattgrösse 39x53,5 cm, Darstellung 30 x 40 cm, eh, sign. 2. drei Doubletten aus der Mappe: Hafen von Amsterdam, ohne Nr., eh. sign Vaisson-la-Romaine, Nr. 39/50, eh. sign. Sisteron, num 39/50, eh. sign. 3. Corato (Apulien, 1957, eh. sign. (zweimal vorhanden, mit Randmängeln und etwas fleckig). 4. fünf weitere Ansichten, alle eh. sign., Format 32x40 cm: Splügen, 1963 Paris, ohne Datum. eh. bezeichnet und sign ohne Titel (Gasse) Port Vendres (zweimal vorhanden) ohne Titel (Gebirgslandschaft).

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        Sechs Lithographien. Inhalt: lithographiertes Textblatt, num. 48/50; 1. Avignon, fehlt: 2. Vaisson-la-Romaine; 3. Sisteron; 4. Brüssel, La Grand` Place, 5. Amsterdam; 6. Hafen von Amsterdam; alle Ansichten sind num. (48/50), im Stein bez. und sign. und nochmals handschriftl. sign.

      1953. Blattgrösse ca. 39 x 53 cm, Darstellung ca. 30 x 40 cm Gr.-Fol., Flügelmappe mit lithographiertem Titelschild. Beigaben: 1. Farblithographie, Amsterdam (rückseitig bez.), 1953, Blattgrösse 39x53,5 cm, Darstellung 30 x 40 cm, eh, sign. 2. drei Doubletten aus der Mappe: Hafen von Amsterdam, ohne Nr., eh. sign; Vaisson-la-Romaine, Nr. 39/50, eh. sign.; Sisteron, num 39/50, eh. sign. 3. Corato (Apulien, 1957, eh. sign. (zweimal vorhanden, mit Randmängeln und etwas fleckig). 4. fünf weitere Ansichten, alle eh. sign., Format 32x40 cm: Splügen, 1963; Paris, ohne Datum. eh. bezeichnet und sign; ohne Titel (Gasse); Port Vendres (zweimal vorhanden); ohne Titel (Gebirgslandschaft).

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        How To Live Though An Executive

      The Hubbard Association of Scientologists 1953 - First Edition, First Printing. Phoenix: The Hubbard Association of Scientologists, 1953. Now out of print, this book was Hubbard's foray into commerce/business/administration and was apparently coauthored with others, none of whom were given credit. Exceptionally scarce, as later printings bore a Washington, DC imprint. 7 copies located in OCLC. Near Fine in original wraps showing mild shelfwear. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Le questionnaire

      1953. Gallimard, Paris 1953, 14,5x20,5cm, broché. - Gallimard, Paris 1953, 14,5x20,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione della traduzione francese, una copia del servizio stampa. autografo rara di Ernst von Salomon a Mr. Didier. Torna un po 'insolated come di solito. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Rare envoi autographe d'Ernst von Salomon à monsieur Didier. Dos légèrement insolé comme généralement.  

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        The Song Book.

      London: Michael Joseph,, 1953. With an introduction & annotations. Illustrated in colour & black & white by Gladys Clathrop. Frontispiece Portrait by Clemence Dane. Quarto. Original cloth, yellow back and grey sides, titles gilt to spine and front, top edge yellow, grey endpapers. With the dust jacket. Colour frontispiece and plates, line drawings in the text. A few spots to fore-edge, an excellent copy in the jacket, chips to the ends and corners, some light dust soiling to rear panel and a few marks, closed tear to centre of the top edge of the front panel. First edition, first impression, signed by Coward on the title page. This handsome album collects 51 of Coward's most famous songs of four decades, and is quite scarce, especially so signed with the jacket.

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        Lucky Jim

      London: Victor Gollancz,, 1953. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in full green morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

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        Against the Fall of Night

      [Hicksville, NY:] Gnome Press, Inc.,, 1953. Octavo. Original blue-green boards, titles to spine in purple. With the dust jacket. Fine. First edition, first printing, a superb copy.

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        Gargantua. Bois originaux de Ch.-E. Pinson

      Brie-Comte-Robert: Les Bibliolâtres de France, 1953. Livre. Illus. by Ch.-E. Pinson. Bon. En Feuilles. Ed. limitée. Grand In-4. [Brie-Comte-Robert], Les Bibliolâtres de France, 1953. 33 x 25 cm, grand in-4, 248 pp. - 5 ff. n. ch., nb. bois gravés dans le texte, parfois à pleine ou double page, sous couverture crème rempliée et imprimée. Bien complet du fac-similé de la lettre de l'illustrateur à l'éditeur. L'un des 1020 exemplaires sur pur chiffon B.F.K. de Rives, seul papier. Celui-ci, nominatif, pour André Perrot (n° 772). Sans l'emboîtage et avec une légère odeur d'humidité, fort bon pour le reste. (MONOD, 9387).

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        The Legend of Tara

      Dundalgan Press. PAPERBACK. B002N1V724 1953. Ships next day. Book is in very good shape, no tears, scribbles, highlighting or underlining, a little general wear, from a smoke-free environment. Items are typically shipped in a plastic bag, in a cardboard cradle, in a manila envelope. Most of my customers rave about my packaging. All US items are shipped with delivery confirmation, if you require this, please let me know. . Very Good.

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        Battle Cry

      New York: G. P. Putnam's, 1953. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Inscribed by Leon Uris to the editor in chief of Putnam's, Ted Purdy, on the fly leaf: "To my buddy Craphouse Mouse Purdy, Lee Uris, Thanx (sic) for the most wonderful week of our lives." 1953, First Edition. Hardcover, blue boards with emblem and titles in red. Very Good in a Good dust jacket. Light wear to the spine ends; pages with very early signs of age-toning; clean contents. The DJ is faded along the spine and rear panel; the joint connecting the front panel to the inner flap is mostly split, but still attached; shallow loss to the spine ends; small abrasion to the bottom right corner of the front panel, probably from the removal of a label or sticker. This copy also includes a 15 page prospectus for the book that was put out in advance by Putnam's. A tremendous association and likely the best copy of this title that will ever be available. Uris' first novel -- a critical and commercial success.

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        La Semaine de Suzette. 44e année. Du n° 1 (4 décembre 1952) au n° 52 (26 novembre 1953)

      Paris: Gautier Languereau, 1953. Livre. Bon. Bradel. Ed. originale. In-4. Paris, Gautier Languereau, 1953. 28 x 22 cm (R), 836 pp., reliure à la Bradel en demi-percaline maroquinée rouge, titre et année dorés au dos. Une année complète. Quelques feuillets reliés dans le désordre, petits frottis aux coupes, bon exemplaire. (Prévoir des frais de port pour 2 kg).

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        Le pique-nique des poupées.

      Belgique CASTERMAN 1953 1Texte de Jeanne CAPPE. Aquarelles de Simonne BAUDOIN. Belgique, Casterman, 1953, in-8, couverture cartonnée illustrée en couleurs d'une poupée tenant un gâteau léché par un ourson, 19 pp. Ce charmant album raconte les péripéties de poupées à un pique-nique pendant l'absence de leur maîtresse. Nous joignons une oeuvre originale gouachée représentant Nickette propriétaire des poupées en page 3. Légères usures au dos et salissures à la couverture.

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        Promesse de l'homme par Hans Erni et André Bonnard. AVEC UN LAVIS ORIGINAL

      - Paris, Éditions Cercle d'art, 1953. Broché sous couverture imprimée: 23 x 29 cm, non paginé [68pp.] Avec un LAVIS ORIGINAL (et non pas un dessin) de Erni, pleine page, en guise de dédicace. Et un envoi autographe de Bonnard sur la page de titre. Un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur Vélin pur fil Johannot comportant une lithographie originale (no. 86). Comprend 30 comportions en noir de Erni, lithographiées par Mourlot. Magnifique exemplaire, unique, en parfait état: photographies sur demande. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        3 Autographe + Zeichnung (Widmungsexemplar + Orig.-Karikatur von Ernst Udet + beschriebene Fotokarte).

      Unikales Konvolut bestehend aus: 1. Widmungsexemplar von Franz Hailer: Fünfzig Jahre Motorflug. Hg. von Dr. Franz Burda. Offenburg, 1953, durchgehend fotografisch illustriert. 327 S., Orig.-Ganzleinenband. Mit einer eigenhändigen ganzseitigen Widmung von Hailer in Versform von 1963 (Bezug nehmend auf dessen "Alpenflug" 1926). - 2. Fotokarte mit Unterschrift Hailers, verso: "So geduldig habe ich vor 45 Jahren die verwickelten Gummibandln meiner Fliegerbrille auseinandergefiezelt, bis ich mit 70...(?) Daimler in diesem Otto-Doppeldecker in die Lüfte brauste!". - 3. Original-Karikatur Hailers von Ernst Udet. Bleistift/Aquarell. 14,5x10,5cm, mit Klebeband auf Vorsatzblatt des Widmungsexemplares montiert, verso eigenhändig von Heiler: "Eine Karikatur von mir, die Udet 1928 gemacht hat!". Bucheinband und Titelei etwas stockfleckig. Karikatur an der Oberkante mit Klebeband montiert, etwas staub- und stockfleckig. Fotokarte vergilbt, leicht knickspurig und staubig.

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        I santi Tolomeo, Romano e compagni Martiri di Nepi studio storico-critico

      Scuola Tipografica Italo-Orientale "S.Nilo", 1953. ITALIANO 0,1 Coperta cartonata leggermente brunita ai lati. Pagine brunite ai bordi. Timbro ex libris in prima pagina. Presenti alcuni passaggi in lingua latina tradotti in italiano a fronte. USATO

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        The Case of the Green-eyed Sister

      Morrow, 1953 A fine first edition in a fine dust jacket, inscribed to Helen Moore, "who is my Hollywood Della Street. All my thanks for your loyalty and your friendship." Housed in a custom-made slipcase.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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        La dévotion à la Croix

      1953. Gallimard, Paris 1953, 10,5x16,5cm, relié. - Gallimard, Paris 1953, 10,5x16,5cm, relié. - Prima edizione della traduzione e adattamento stabilito dal francese Albert Camus, una delle copie numerate su Alfa. la metà di rilegatura ... autografo firmato Albert Camus Jean Gillibert. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction et de l'adaptation établies en français par Albert Camus, un des exemplaires numérotés sur alfa. Reliure en demi chagrin vert, dos à cinq nerfs, date en queue, plats de couverture et dos insolé conservés, tête dorée, reliure signée de Goy & Vilaine. Envoi autographe signé d'Albert Camus à Jean Gillibert. Agréable exemplaire élégamment établi.

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        Fahrenheit 451

      New York: Ballantine, 1953. First edition of one of the seminal works in the field of science fiction. Octavo, one of 200 numbered asbestos-bound copies signed by Bradbury. In fine condition, without wear. This example was put away from the time it was purchased upon publication. An exceptional copy. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Fahrenheit 451 remains Bradbury?s most acclaimed work, with more than four million copies in print. "Frightening in its implications Mr. Bradbury?s account of this insane world, which bears many alarming resemblances to our own, is fascinating" (New York Times).

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