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        Sermo Domini in Monte. Il Sermone del Monte

      Verona: Editiones Officinae Bodoni, , 1953. Ottimo (Fine). Il testo della prima delle cinque sezioni in cui l'apostolo evangelista Matteo Levi dispose gli insegnamenti di Gesù, ovvero ''Il sermone del monte'', corrispondente alle parti V, VI e VII del suo vangelo, nel testo latino e nella traduzione italiana di monsignor Antonio Martini risalente al 1769. 4to. pp. 34. Ottimo (Fine). Edizione originale di 100 es. numerati.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Player Piano

      Macmillan & Co, London 1953 - Hardcover. First British edition. A very good book in a very good dust jacket. Offsetting to the endpapers and foxing to the top edges. Dust jacket is price clipped and has some toning and soiling to the rear panel. Wear at the head and foot of the jacket spine. This British edition of Vonnegut's first book is thought to be the scarcest of all his trade editions. Rear flap of the jacket has been stamped "Macmillan's Overseas Library" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books, ABAA]
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        Photograph signed

      1953 - ARMSTRONG, Louis. Publicity photograph, signed. New York, Chicago, Hollywood: Associated Booking Corp. (Joe Glaser), circa 1953. Original 8 by 10 glossy brown-tone photograph. $1800.Vintage Joe Glaser publicity photo of Louis Armstrong grinningly posed before his trophy mantle, boldly signed on the verso by Armstrong and two of the All-Stars, scat-singer Velma Middleton, and jazz pianist Billy Kyle.In 1932, Satchmo hired Joe Glaser, an old friend, as his manager. In response to a decline in concert bookings and record sales in the 1940s, Glaser reacted by forming “Louis Armstrong and the All-Stars,” a jazz sextet. In this new format, Armstrong made a comeback in 1947 with his infamous Town Hall concerts and appearance at Carnegie Hall. This handsome photograph produced by Glaser is signed by Armstrong and two of his great All-Stars, Velma Middleton and Billy Kyle (who joined in 1953). Two small patches of surface loss to top margin (just touching image). Near-fine condition, signed. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Essays in Positive Economics

      University of Chicago Press, Chicago 1953 - First printing. 328 pp., charts, index, octavo format, blue cloth with gilt titles. This copy bears the ownership signature of a well-known Economics scholar, author and professor, dated June 1954, whose collection we acquired. Nearly Fine copy with no significant flaws. Tight binding, bright cloth and titles, fresh contents with no marks, tears or creasing. Just slight wear and minor bumping to tips of covers. Scarce and important book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Inno Dubelaar Books]
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        Supravital Staining of Mitochondria with Phenosafranin Dyes

      Biochemica et Biophysica Acta Vol. 11 (1953) 480-486 - Biochemica et Biophysica Acta Vol. 11 (1953) 480-486Offprint. Self-wrappers as issued. First separate edition. Rare Quality, Value, Experience. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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      Kyoto 1953-56, Kyoto Univ.Buff cloth, folio, vols.:1 pt; 2t;. 3t, 5pt; 10t; 11 t, 12pt, 13-14pt, 15 pt, 16 supplement and. index, [p=plates vol.; t=text volumes above abbreviated,each. very good, 29 x 38 cm. vols. 5, 12, 15 in original slipcases. A MOST MAGNIFICIENT LARGE FOLIO SET OF THE BUDDHIST CAVES The full set consists of some 15 folio volumes uniformly bound in buff cloth, the co-author was Toshio Nagahiro. The set contains 1500+ collotype plates, 200 drawings, rubbings, maps & 2500 pages of text in both English & Japanese. * Published by the prestigious Jimbunkagaku Kenkyusho at Kyoto University. This marvelous permanent record of China's colossal sand-stone Buddhist monuments. Covers the oldest & largest Buddhist shrine in Northern China in which an incredible wealth of art is preserved in stone. Carved some fifteen centuries ago, the tens of thousands of images in these caves have provided the basic material for study of Buddhist art, Chinese art, sculpture & archaeology, especially the history of stone sculpture which is valued as the highest artistic form in the Far East. * OUR INCOMPLETE SET CONTAINS 11 PARTS BOUND IN 15 VOLUMES: . LACKS VOLUMES 4, 6, 7, 8, 9. What we have is: vol. 1 caves 1-4. plates vol. 2 cave 5. text vol. 3 cave 6. text vol. 4 [!! missing !!] vol. 5 cave 8. 2 parts: plates & text vol. 6 [!! missing !!] vol. 7 [!! missing !!] vol. 8 [!! missing !!] vol. 9 [!! missing !!]] vol.10 cave 13. text vol.11 caves 14-16 text vol.12 caves 17-18 2 parts plates & text vol.13 plates vol.13+14 bound together in one vol; . vol..13 plates; & vol.14 texts vol.15 Western End Caves [2 parts] plates & texts vol.16 supplement & index * Full text in English & Japanese renders this a most valuable reference tool for scholars & students alike. Loaded with fine plates, many in color, large folding panoramic views, pocket maps, drawings, sketches, charts & profusely illustrated with other collotype photos. Issued serially from 1953-1956, this set is seldom found complete, any and all volumes are valuable research resources. * PUBLISHER'S COMPLIMENTARY COPY: The first volume has "With the Compliments of the Research Institute for Humanistic Studies, Kyoto University" sheet tipped inside the front covers. *** This is an exceptionally large and heavy item, additional extra postage, packing charges apply . We can only accept direct orders. Please order from Shipping will be by Federal Express only. Payment by direct wire to us only. *** Q U I T E R A R E ! * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        [Photo Album]: British Soldiers in Korea and Environs

      Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malta, Aden. 1953. Large oblong octavo. String-tied red leather-grained cloth over boards. 84 gelatin silver snapshot images (and one commercial image) mounted from one to six to a page, rectos only, mostly captioned. Each page with glassine tissue guard. Images range mostly between 2" x 2.5" and 3" x 4.5". The photos are mostly fine, modest wear to the binding, but sound and very good. The captioned images indicate a sea voyage that commences on H.M.S. Dilward in March, 1953, through the Suez Canal. Arriving in Korea at "Area 3," about 22 images follow showing British soldiers in camp, with the dining tent, preparing tea, the parade ground, a batman at work, three of weapons cleaning by both British or Korean Troops, a couple of group portraits of 1st Platoon, A Company (laid in is a sheet of paper where someone has made a contemporary list of the names of the soldiers in the Platoon), along with shirtless and identified images of a few soldiers, the Korean Cook, a Korean named "Scochie," referred to as "A Katcom," and the R.M. Band as they leave Kure on H.M.T. Asturias in August, 1953 (shortly after the ceasefire on July 27th). The journey continues to Hong Kong (with a partially obscured image of a "Drunken Ex-POW" being restrained on a gangplank; the next stop is Singapore with images of the city (and four of the Raffles Hotel); the rest are uncaptioned and seem to indicate a journey back to the Middle East with shipboard images, beach scenes, and three of a boxing match. A pleasing albeit brief representation of the British experience in the last few months of the Korean Conflict, and in our experience not often seen. .

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        Documentos para la historia de Mejico

      Juan R. Navarro 1953 - This is for volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. The text is in Spanish. They have some library markings and have rubbed, scuffed edges. Some of the pages are rippled and have stains in the margins. They appear to have been rebound sometime in the past. Good condition with no dust jackets. Documents for the history of Mexico: Letters, news, and correspondance from colonial Mexico to Spain. Following is a Google translation of what I believe are the contents of the first four volumes: 1. Title of Ser., Vol. 7-4. Being .: Documents for the history of Mexico. Imprint varies; 1. Ser., Vol. 7: Mexico, Antigua Imp. Voice of Religion; 2. Ser., Vol. 1-4: Print. F. Escalante and comp .; t. 5: Print. I. Completed; 3.-4. Being .: Print. V. Garcia Torres. 2. Ser., Vol. 5. not more published after p. 228. 3. Be. complete in one volume; suppl. have title: Documents for the history of ancient Mexico. Volume III. 3.-4. Ser. edited by F. Garcia Figueroa. Description: 21 volumes in 19; 20-32 cm Contents: [1. Being.] t. 1. Journal of notable events, written by attorney Gregory D. Martin Guijo, and covers the years 1648 to 1664. t. 2-3. Journal of remarkable events, written by Mr. Antonio de Robles and covers the years 1665 to 1703 t. 4-6. Daily events notables, written by José Manuel Castro of Santa Anna, and covers the years from 1752 to [1758]. [T. 7] Journal of Mexico curious of Joseph Gomez, cable Beefeaters [1776-1798] It is published what it wanted in the first issues of the Mexican Museum of the Year 1843, the first volume - 2. Being. t. 1. Relationship affidavit given 1691 by Fray Diego Truxillo, provincial minister, the Hon. Mr. Viceroy Count de Galve, order yours, under royal orders. Copies of four letters of Father Juan Maria de Salvatierra of the Society of Jesus. Report on the prisons of Nueva Vizcaya. Journal and the path that siguióe M.R.P. Fr. Francisco Garces made the trip from October 1775 to September 17, 1776, the Colorado River to recognize the nations that live on its banks, and the towns of Moqui of New Mexico. Daily and derretero of RR. PP. Fr. Francisco Atanasio [sic] Dominguez, and Fr. Silvestre Velez de Escalante, to find the way from the prison. (CONTINUED) of Santa Fe, New Mexico, to Monterey in Northern California. t. 2-3. Documents related to the turmoil of 1624, collected by Mr. Mariano Fernandez de Echeverria and Veit, knight of the order of Santiago. t. 4. Gazettes of Mexico, and news of New Spain that are printed every month [1722, 1729-1730]. t. 5. Gazettes of Mexico, and news of New Spain, which are printed each month [1730-1731] - 3. Be. t. 1. [Pt. 1] Relations of all things in New Mexico have been seen and heard . from the year 1538 until 1626, by Father Geronimo de Zarate Salmeron. Aimings on the ground that the father did Juan Amando Niel. Letter from Father Fray Silvestre Velez de Escalante written on April 2, 1778 year. Useful and curiosities and New-Mexico Cibola and other nations bordering; the ancient tradition of Copala, Cradle, not only the Mexican Indians, but generally all Indian nations that came in several times to populate the vast country of this new-world. Viago Indians and journal New Mexico, written by R. P. Fray Juan Agustin Morfi. [Pt. 2] Description geographic, natural and curious of the province of Sonora, by a friend of the service of God and King our Lord. Year 1764 State of the Province of Sonora . by a parent. (CONTINUED) missionary. Copies of the consultation makes S.M.D. Fernando Sanchez Salvador. News of the expeditions that have made the Spanish land and sea, to conquer and pacify these provinces and southern coasts subject to the government of Sonora. Ineorme [sic] father Lizasoin, over the provinces of Nueva Vizcaya and Sonora. Short description of Sonora. His instructions Crois. News of the current state of the missions that the government of Sonora adminstran parents of Propaganda Fide College of the Holy Cross of Queretaro. Description and news of individual missions SMEs Baja. Miss [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fahrenheit 451

      Ballantine Books 1953 - First edition, first printing. Very Good, in dust jacket with price intact. Light rubbing at edges, with a short tear at the head of the spine. Edge wear to dust jacket with chipping at spine ends and top edge, small black scuff to spine panel, fading to print on spine and two tiny chips to the interior. An attractive copy of the uncommon hardcover issue. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Casino Royale.

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1953. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine in red, heart device to front cover in red, bottom edge untrimmed. With the illustrated dust jacket. Housed in a custom black quarter morocco solander box. Contemporary ownership inscription ("Rachel Tems, Bonn '55") to front free endpaper. Spine rolled, minute nick to head of front joint, a few small pale markings to rear board, a couple of faint splash-marks to top and fore edges. An excellent copy in the price-clipped dust jacket with a faint strip of adhesive-staining along top and bottom edges, a light scuff-mark and a short (4 mm) closed tear to head of front panel, and a few very small spots to the toned rear panel. First edition, first impression, in the first issue dust jacket without the Sunday Times review to the front flap. "According to the Cape archives, 4760 sets of sheets of the first printing were delivered, but only 4728 copies were bound up. Many of these went to public libraries and we believe that less than half of the first printing was sold to the public. The jacket is genuinely rare in fresh condition" (Biondi & Pickard, 40).

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        White Christmas (Original screenplay for the 1954 film)

      Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1953. Final White script for the 1954 film. One of the great Christmas musicals, featuring Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye at the peak of their fame. Filmed as something between a remake of and a follow-up to "Holiday Inn" (also made by Paramount in 1942), the action takes place mostly in Vermont at an old inn. Corny and heartwarming in the extreme, with a parade of musical numbers penned by Irving Berlin, whose song, "Count Your Many Blessings," made its debut here and was nominated for an Academy Award. White self studio wrappers, noted as FINAL WHITE on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 65, dated July 7, 1953, with credits for screenwriter Krasna. Distribution page integral with the front wrapper, with receipt intact. 98 leaves, mimeograph, with blue and goldenrod revision pages throughout, dated variously between 10-15-53 and 10-21-53. Very Good bound with two gold brads. Hirschhorn, p. 344.

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        Molecular structure of nucleic acids A structure for deoxyribose nucleic acid

      1953. The Double Helix The ?Three-Paper? Offprint, Signed by Five of its Authors Watson, James D. (1928- ) & Crick, Francis H. C. (1916-2004). Molecular structure of nucleic acids. A structure for deoxyribose nucleic acid. With: Wilkins, Maurice (1916-2004); Stokes, A. R.; & Wilson, H. R. Molecular structure of deoxypentose nucleic acids. With: Franklin, Rosalind (1920-58) and Gosling, R. G. Molecular configuration in sodium thymonucleate. Together three papers in a single offprint from Nature 171, no. 4356 (April 25, 1953). 8vo. 13, [1]pp. 211 x 141 mm. Without wrappers as issued. Signed by Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins on the first page, by H. R. Wilson and A. R. Stokes on p. 9, and by R. G. Gosling on the last page. Very good condition. First Editions. Watson and Crick?s discovery of the double-helical structure of DNA is the most important medical and biological discovery of the twentieth century. Their paper first appeared in the scientific journal Nature, grouped, under the general title ?The molecular structure of nucleic acids,? with two other seminal papers on DNA: ?Molecular structure of deoxypentose nucleic acids,? by Maurice Wilkins, A. R. Stokes and H. R. Wilson; and Rosalind Franklin and Raymond Gosling?s ?Molecular configuration in sodium thymonucleate,? which contains Franklin?s famous x-ray photograph of DNA. The journal publication of the three papers was followed by this ?three-paper?offprint for distribution by the various authors. In 1962, Watson, Crick and Wilkins shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Because Franklin had died in 1958 she could not share in the Nobel Prize. As much as the general educated public appreciates the discovery of the double helix today, when the papers were published in 1953 they were only understood and appreciated by the few workers in the field. Thus, Rosalind Franklin was never asked to sign a copy of this offprint, and none exist with her signature. This copy is signed by all participants except Franklin and Watson. Grolier, 100 Books Famous in Medicine, 99. Judson, Eighth Day of Creation, pp. 145-56. Dibner, Heralds of Science, 200.

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        Correspondance autographe avec Mm. Erramouspé . 1948-1953.

      (Biarritz), 1943-1953 - 19 enveloppes peintes et environ 30 lettres, dont 10 sont illustrées.Les enveloppes sont un témoignage unique d’enveloppes peintes dans le style basque des années 20, années où la notoriété du dessinateur était la plus grande.La correspondance est amicale (sinon amoureuse), mais fournit de précieuses informations sur l’intimité de l’artiste, son parcours artistique, historique et le contexte dans lequel il vécut en France durant les années 1948-53. Edouard Fiol E Marquès (1903-1976) est né à Begur. Il étudie le dessin et la peinture à Gérone et participe aux journaux humoristiques et satiriques de l’époque. Publiciste, décorateur et affichiste, il "fut une figure proéminente dans le monde des publications et des graphiques satirico-humoristiques catalans du premier tiers du XXè siècle" (documentation en ligne). Exilé en France lors de l’entrée des troupes de Franco (1939), après un passage à Perpignan et Oléron, il obtient le statut de réfugié politique, permis qu’il doit renouveler tous les 3 ans, ce qui est à l’origine de sa correspondance avec l’assistante sociale Cécil Erramouspé. Il décède à Biarritz en 1976 après y avoir exercé ses talents d’architecte, décorateur et publiciste.

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      Editions Pierre à Feu, A. Maeght Juin, Juillet Août, Paris, 1953 - Paris, Editions Pierre à Feu, A. Maeght Juin, Juillet Août 1953. Folio. 16 S. inkl. Umschlag mit 11(von 12) Originallithographien. Originalumschlag. Originalausgabe. - Ohne die 5teilige Lithographie "Nocturne". - Das Heft erschien aus Anlass des 60. Geburtstages des Künstlers. - Mit handschriftlicher Widmung von Miró auf dem Umschlag "à Maurice Abra, amicalement". Es könnte sich beim Widmungsempfänger um den Dirigenten Maurice Abravanel handeln. - Umschlag fleckig und gebräunt. Einige Randläsuren. Sprache: Französisch [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      New York: Ace Books (An Ace Double Book). 1953. First edition, first printing. Bound back to back with Narcotic Agent by Maurice Helbrant. Original pictorial card covers. A decent very good or better copy with some rubbing and creasing to the covers but without loss or tears. The contents are entirely complete and without inscriptions or stamps. A highlight of counter-culture writing and Burroughs?' first book. . Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Die Bibel oder die ganze Heilige Schrift des Alten und Neuen Testaments nach der deutschen "bersetzung D. Martin Luthers

      Württembergische Bibelanstalt, Stuttgart 1953 - Buchblock sauber, Einband angeschmutzt, roter Schnitt wasserfleckig - Text in Frakturschrift. Taschenausgabe deutsch pages. kl.8 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Promesse de l\'homme.

      Mourlot Freres für Editions Cercle d\'Art, 1953. EA. Vorzugsausgabe. 36 nn., einseitig bedruckte Blätter, verso weiss. O.Broschur mit Deckeltitel. Mit einer O.Lith. von Hans Erni; im Stein datiert: 19.11.1953. 2 ganzs. und 27 halbs. Illustr. von Hans Erni; unbeschn. - Eines der nur 100 Ex. der Vorzugsausgabe (GA 2\'200) auf \"Velin pur Fil JOHANNOT\" und mit einem der schönsten und ausdrucksstärksten Portträts in einer O.Lith. Ernis: \"Tete de jeune fille\". - Cailler 1,84. Der Normalausgabe wurde dieses Original nicht beigegeben. Versand D: 2,30 EUR

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        Seagulls over Sorrento [Crest of the Wave] (Original screenplay for the 1954 film)

      Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1953. Draft British script for the 1954 UK film, released in the US as "Crest of the Wave." Copy belonging to sound recordist Peter Handford, with his name in holograph pencil on the front wrapper. At a top secret naval base is located on an island near the coast of Scotland, a small group of British naval officers and their staff are joined by an American scientist and his assistants to devise a new kid of torpedo. If successful, this torpedo has the potential to guarantee Anglo-American naval superiority. But testing the newly created weapon turns out to be more dangerous than expected. Shot on location in the Channel Islands. Tall goldenrod studio wrappers, marked copy No. 86, dated March, 1953. Title page integral with the first page of the script. 167 leaves, mimeograph, with white and blue-edged revision pages throughout, undated or dated variously between 5.2.52 and 19.3.53. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Good bound internally with two silver brads.

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        The Adventures of Augie March

      New York: Viking Press, 1953. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author, "For Raymita Chaffee with best wishes Saul Bellow Breadloaf VT, 1954." The recipient was a student of Bellow?'s at Breadloaf. Fine in a near fine first issue dust jacket with a closed tear to the crown and a light brown spot to the top right side of the front panel. Contemporary inscriptions are uncommon in this, his third novel and first National Book Award winner. The Adventures of Augie March comes on stage with one of literature's most famous opening lines. "I am an American, Chicago born, and go at things as I have taught myself, free-style, and will make the record in my own way: first to knock, first admitted." Bellow quickly found a receptive audience for his new energetic style. The critic Irving Howe took note of Bellow's "free style" manner, calling it "the first major new style in American prose fiction since those of Hemingway and Faulkner." This novel went on to win the National Book Award for 1954 and was listed on Modern Library's 100 greatest novels of the twentieth century.

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        The Crucible.

      Viking Press, New York 1953 - First edition of this central work in the canon of American drama. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Arthur Miller and dated in 1968 on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of wear, without the ubiquitous spine fade usually associated with this title. A superior example. The Crucible has been adapted for film, television, and opera. French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre adapted it as the 1958 film Les Sorcières de Salem, and later Miller himself adapted the play as the 1996 film The Crucible. The latter including in its cast Paul Scofield, Daniel Day-Lewis and Winona Ryder, and it earned Miller his only nomination for an Academy Award for Best Screenplay. On television, the play has aired in 1968 and 2006. Finally, the play was adapted by composer Robert Ward into an opera in 1961, for which it received the Pulitzer Prize. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Crisis (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), vols. 60, 62-67 ,75-82, 84-89, 91-93, 95-98, 100

      Washington 1953-1993 - volumes 60, 62-67 ,75-82, 84-89, 91-93, 95-98, 100; complete volumes, bound reprint, ex library, price is for the lot. Photos available upon request.

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        The Spirit of St. Louis

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1953. First Edition / First Printing. Scribner's "A" is present on the copyright page. Signed by Charles Lindbergh on the title page. Inscribed in appreciation of very helpful criticism. Signed in August 1953, one month before publication. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good, tight spine, light shelf wear. Light spots, name at the front endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Good, price clipped, shelf wear. Light chipping, flaps trimmed, tape at the front flap. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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      [New York]: Gnome Press, Inc., [1953] - Octavo, boards. First edition. Signed by Clarke on the front free endpaper. Expanded and rewritten as THE CITY AND THE STARS (1956). This earlier version utilizing the archetypal youth's quest and coming of age theme, a theme lost in the revised version, is still preferred by many readers. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II- 245. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 374-77. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A stunning copy. (#140044) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        GERMAN LIFE AND LETTERS (Journal). New Series, 46 Volumes: 7 (1953/54) - 52 (1999) + Fifty-Year Cumulative Index 1936-1986. [ISSN: 0016-8777].

      Hoboke/New Jersey : Blackwell Publishers, 1953-1999. 47 Books. Gr.-8°, Hardcover/Pappeinband 47 Books!!! Complete Collection, hard bound. Former Library Books with Stamps and Signatures. Covers with light Shelf Wear. Pages Clean, but Marks and Notes can appear in few Places. Good Condition! Ask for more Photos and Shipping Fees! // Komplette Sammlung: Neue Folge, 46 Jahrgänge: 7 (1953/54) - 52 (1999). Mit Gesamtregister 1936-1986. Aus ehemaligem Bibliotheksbestand, mit entsprechenden Kennzeichungen versehen. Einbände leicht berieben. Seiten sauber, nur an wenigen Stellen mit Anstreichungen oder Randnotizen. Bindung bei allen Bänden fest. Guter Zustand. Mehr Bilder und konkrete Angaben zum Versand senden wir Ihnen gern auf Anfrage! zqx mbx Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Fahrenheit 451

      New York: Ballantine Books, 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good, in dust jacket with price intact. Light rubbing at edges, with a short tear at the head of the spine. Edge wear to dust jacket with chipping at spine ends and top edge, small black scuff to spine panel, fading to print on spine and two tiny chips to the interior. An attractive copy of the uncommon hardcover issue.

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        After the Funeral.

      London: for the Crime Club by Collins,, 1953. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Boards unevenly faded corresponding to pale areas of jacket, very light partial tanning to free endpapers. An excellent copy in the rubbed and tanned jacket with a few small chips and short closed tears. First edition, first impression. Originally published in the US in the same year as Funerals Are Fatal. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "John from Agatha, June 1953".

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        An Autobiography with Musings on Recent Events in India.

      London, The Bodley Head, 1953. New Edition Containing an Additional Chapter, Five Years Later. 623 Seiten 8°, gebundene Ausgabe mit Schutzumschlag, diesen mit Randläsuren sowie Einrissen, diese aber fachmännisch hinterlegt, auf dem fliegenden Vorsatz Stempel des Vorbesitzers, der Einband an den Ecken minimal bestossen, ansonsten sauber und frisch, vom Autor signiert und datiert (Dez. 4. 1955). Jawaharlal Nehru (* 14. November 1889 in Allahabad - + 27. Mai 1964 in Neu-Delhi) war ein indischer Politiker und von 1947 bis 1964 erster Ministerpräsident Indiens. Des weiteren war er auch Privatsekretär Mahatma Gandhis. Er ist auch bekannt als Pandit Nehru. Seine einzige Tochter ist Indira Gandhi, ebenfalls Ministerpräsidentin von 1966 mit kurzer Unterbrechung bis 1977 sowie von 1980 bis zu ihrer Ermordung 1984. Signierte Bücher von Jawaharlal Nehru sind extrem selten!!! Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Contes. L'Eté du Beau Cheval Blanc - Le Voyage de Hanford - Le Cirque.

      - P. Les Cent Bibliophiles de France et d'Amérique 1953. Petit in-4° en ff, sous couverture en couleurs, chemise et étui. Trois contes extraits de "My name is Arar" traduits par Anne GREEN (fille de Julien GREEN) et illustrés de 11 bois en couleurs dont 1 sur la couverture et 10 dans le texte d'Henri LAURENS. Tirage unique à 147 exemplaires sur papier Vergé. Le dernier ouvrage illustré par LAURENS

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        Timmler, Karl. - Moritzburger Felder mit Weinberghäuschen. - "Am Burgbergweg".

      - Zeichnung / Aquarell, auf Hahnemühlebütten, 1953. Von Karl Timmler. 46,5 x 61,2 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Rechts unten signiert. Am Blattrand links unten Wasserzeichen der Hahnemühle. - Papier gebräunt. Blattrand mit Resten einer ehemaligen Montierung. Insgesamt gut erhalten. Karl Timmler (1906 Liegnitz/Niederschlesien - 1996 Moritzburg). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker des Realismus und der Neuen Sachlichkeit. Besuchte 1924-30 die Abendkurse an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Dresden. Studierte 1931-38 an der Dresdner Kunstakademie bei Ferdinand Dorsch, Max Feldbauer, Rudolf Schramm-Zittau und Richard Müller. Seit 1946 in Moritzburg wohnhaft malte er bevorzugt Landschaften seiner näheren Umgebung sowie Porträts. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Timmler, Karl. - Blick auf den Rosenberg bei Reinhardtsdorf. - "Reinhardtsdorf".

      - Zeichnung / Aquarell, auf Fabriano-Bütten, 1953. Von Karl Timmler. 42,2 x 55,7 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Rechts unten signiert und betitelt. Am unteren Blattrand Wasserzeichen der Papiermühle. - Verso kleines Inventarisierungsetikett. Insgesamt gut erhalten. Karl Timmler (1906 Liegnitz/Niederschlesien - 1996 Moritzburg). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker des Realismus und der Neuen Sachlichkeit. Besuchte 1924-30 die Abendkurse an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Dresden. Studierte 1931-38 an der Dresdner Kunstakademie bei Ferdinand Dorsch, Max Feldbauer, Rudolf Schramm-Zittau und Richard Müller. Seit 1946 in Moritzburg wohnhaft malte er bevorzugt Landschaften seiner näheren Umgebung sowie Porträts. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Lucky Jim

      London: Victor Gollancz, 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First British edition, first printing. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Boards lightly bowed. Several small dents to rear board. Title stamping on spine rubbed and barely legible. Previous owner name to front free end paper. Pages show several reading creases, and foxing to pages including edges. First edition.

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        The Battle For Investment Survival.

      New York: Hurry House Publishers, 1953. Second edition. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Signed by Gerald Loeb on the front free endpaper. The second edition was expanded by 18 chapters and is the preferred edition. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare signed. In The Battle for Investment Survival, the goal is to preserve your capital at all costs, and to win is to "make a killing without being killed." Originally written in 1935, The Battle for Investment Survival treats investors to a straightforward account of how to profit--and how to avoid profit loss--in what Loeb would describe as the constant tug-of-war between rising and falling markets. "Most of today's advisors are telling us to diversify into stocks, bonds, foreign stocks, and perhaps gold, to spread the risk; Loeb tells us to put all our eggs in one basket, and watch the basket" (John Rothchild).

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        Acta Metallurgica.

      New York, Pergamon Press, 1953-1979. - ISSN: 0001-6160. Titel rückseitig gestempelt, ansonsten gutes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 70000 Jahrgänge 1 (1953) - 27 (1979) in 42 Bänden.

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        The Saint's Girl Friday

      RKO Radio Puctures 1953 - This is an Original Theatrical Release 27" x 41" Movie Poster of the film The Saint's Girl Friday, starring Louis Hayward and Naomi Chance. Poster is in VG to Fine Condition, is linen backed and has been professionally archive mounted in a dual accent frame with museum glass. *****Additional Shipping and Insurance Charges Will Apply***** [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Demolished Man

      Shasta Publishers 1953 - First edition. 250 p. One of 200 subscriber's copies neatly signed by author on front free end paper in black ink. Very Good in Very Good jacket. Bottom corner of back board chewed, otherwise in nice shape. Jacket has light rubbing and wear at tail, chip at head with archival mending tissue on verso, price intact ($3.00). A signed first of the winner of the very first Hugo Award. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        REVOLT IN 2100

      Chicago: Shasta Publishers,. [1953]. cloth-backed boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A very sharp copy. (#150343). First edition. One of an undetermined number of subscriber's copies with blank leaf signed by Heinlein inserted between front free endpaper and half title leaf. Short stories forming part of Heinlein's "future history" series. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-89. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 220. See Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1645-54.

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        The Computer Issue, separate issue in original wraps; Proceedings of the I.R.E. Vol. 41 No. 10, October 1953

      I.R.E. Vol. 41 No. 10, October 1953. very good overall, blue and white original wrappers with illustration on cover in green, white, blue. The Computer Issue, complete issue in original wraps, prev. owner's name on frontcover, some wear at spine ends and rubbing to covers; binding sound, tight, intact; pages clean, unmarkedVol. 41, no. 10 of the IRE Proceedings, designated the 'Computer issue' (Origins of Cyberspace 675) contains forty-one papers on electronic computers, including those by many of the key figures in machine computation at the time -- Claude E Shannon, John W Mauchly, Pres Eckert, M V Wilkes, Harry Huskey, Grace M Hopper, Werner Buchholz, Arthur W Burks, Robert Elbourn, Jan Rajchman and others. Shannon. Computers and automata, pp 1234-41; (with Edward F. Moore) Machine aid for switching circuit design, pp 1348-51; Hopper & Mauchly, Influence of programming techniques on the design of computers, pp 1250-53; Dynamic Circuit Techniques Used in SEAC and DYSEAC (Elbourn & Witt); Can Machines Think (Wilkes); Computing Bit by Bit or Digital Computers Made Easy (Samuel); The Design of the Bendix Digital Differential Analyzer (PalevskyP; Thoery of Logical Nets (Burks & Wright); The Remington Rand Type 409-2 Electronic Computer; The System Design of the IBM Type 701 Computer; Engineering Description of the IBM Type 701 Computer; The Arithmetic Element of the IBM Type 701 Computer; The SWAC - design features and operating experience; SEAC; Electronic Circuits of the NAREC Computer; A Myriabit Magnetic Core Matrix Memory; A Survey of Analog-to-Digital Converters; more

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        Casino Royale.

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1953., 1953. FIRST IMPRESSION, Second Issue. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards with red titles and 'Heart' design to upper, in the second issue (overprinted) dust-jacket, priced at 10s.6d. The book is near fine, with a gentle spine lean, edges a little toned. The wrapper is bright, with mild edgewear and a few small chips. A pleasing copy, housed in a leather-spined clamshell box. Gilbert A1a (1.2), selected title for World Book Night (2013)

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        The Kraken Wakes

      The First UK Printing published by Michael Joseph in 1953.The BOOK is in near FINE condition and appears unread.Light dustiness of the text block and very slight bowing of the rear board.Mild offsetting to the end papers.Free from markings,erasures or inscriptions. The WRAPPER is complete and is in near FINE condition.Tiny edge wear to the lower spine with a 2cm closed tear to the lower front spine fold and a tiny closed tear to the upper front edge.The rear panel is far less soiled than usually encountered and presents as a very clean example.The wrapper looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover.A very attractive copy of an iconic title.Collectible. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

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        Entdeckung der Struktur der Desoxyribonucleinsäure (6 Artikel) in: Nature Vol. 171 und 172

      London, MacMillan & Co., 1953 (4 Nummern). 27 x 19cm, mod. Kassette mit grünem Leinenrücken und grünem marmorierten Bezug; die vier Nummern der Zeitschrift \"Nature\" jeweils in mod. Broschur mit Geweberücken eingebunden folgende Arbeiten werden angeboten: James D. Watson und F. Crick \"Molecular structure of nucleic acid. A structure for deoxyribose nucleic acid\" (Nature vol. 171, No. 4356, April 1953, p. 737-38); M.H.F. Wilkins, A.R. Stokes und H.R. Wilson \"Molecular structure of deoxypentose nucleic acid\" (Nature vol. 171, No. 4356, April 1953, p. 738-740); Rosalind E. Franklin und R.G. Gosling \"Molecular configuration in Sodium thymonucleate\" (Nature vol. 171, No. 4356, April 1953, p. 740-741); J.D. Watson und F.H.C. Crick \"Genetical implications of the structure of deoxyribonucleic acid\" (Nature vol. 171, No. 4361, May 1953, p. 964-67); Rosalind E. Franklin und R.G. Gosling \"Evidence for 2-chain helix in crystalline structure of sodium deoxyribonuleate\" (Nature vol. 171, No. 4369, July 1953, p. 156-57); M.H.F. Wilkins, W.E. Seeds, A.R. Stokes und H.R. Wilson \"Helical structure of crystalline deoxypentose nucleic acid\" (Nature vol. 172, No. 4382, October 1953, p. 759-762). - GARRISON/MORTON (onIine) 256.3 (Watson & Crick) und 256.4 (Wilkins et al.). the three key DNA papers, plus Watson and Crick’s second DNA paper, “Genetical implications of the structure of deoxyribonucleic acid,” in which they proposed the DNA molecule’s means of replication. This discovery has been called as significant or possibly even more significant than the original discovery of the structure of DNA. Also included are Franklin and Gosling’s “Evidence for 2-chain helix in crystalline structure of sodium deoxyribonucleate,” containing the first independent confirmation of the Watson-Crick double-helix model, and “Helical structure of crystalline deoxypentose nucleic acid” by Wilkins, Stokes, Wilson and Seeds who“suggest that proof is now available that dexoyribonucleic acid consists of two helical intertwined polynucleotide chains.” Versand D: 5,00 EUR Biochemie, Chemie, Nobelpreis, DNA, Vererbung, Doppel-Helix

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      - SEUSS,DR. SCRAMBLED EGGS SUPER! NY: Random House (1953). Large 4to, pictorial boards, fine in dust wrapper with small triangular piece off bottom of rear panel and some chips. 1st ed. Peter T. Hooper decides to jazz up his scrambled eggs and creates scrambled -eggs -super -dee -dooper -dee booper! Great color illustrations. Younger / Hirsch 68. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Saint Picasso peignez pour nous ou Les deux conformismes. Préface d´André Thérive.

      Paris, Nouvelles Éditions Latines, 1953. 1. Auflage 90 (1) S.eiten 8°, Broschiert mit zusätzlichem Pergaminumschlag, der Umschlag dadurch unberührt und frisch, Vortitelseite mit kleinem Randausriß und Widmungen des Verfassers für R.P. Verbrugge, signiert und datiert vom 4. November 1953 sowie einer Widmung Pablo Picassos mit rotem Farbstift, datiert: Ort unleserlich, Datum ?. Avril 1957 , der Buchblock leicht gebräunt und nicht aufgeschnitten. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Scrambled Eggs Super!

      New York: Random House,, 1953. Quarto. Original glazed paper covered boards, illustrated endpapers. With the pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by the author. Small contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Extremities a little worn, small nick to tail of spine, contents bright. An excellent copy in a slightly chipped and creased jacket with minor soiling to rear panel. First edition, first printing, first issue jacket with $2.50 price.

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        The Spirit of St. Louis

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1953. First Edition / First Printing. Scribner's "A" is present on the copyright page. Signed by Charles Lindbergh on the title page. Inscribed in appreciation of very helpful criticism. Signed in August 1953, one month before publication. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good, tight spine, light shelf wear. Light spots, name at the front endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Good, price clipped, shelf wear. Light chipping, flaps trimmed, tape at the front flap. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        Sud. -

      Librairie Plon, Masson et CIe 1953 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-8 245 pp. Couverture rose rempliée. Intérieur parfait. Non coupé, témoins conservés. Avec 4 illustrations de Charles Shoup. Très bel état. EDITION ORIGINALE illustrée de 4 gravures de Charles Shoup tirées hors-texte en bistre. Un des 35 exemplaires de tête sur papier des manufactures impériales du Japon, et un des 10 hors commerce (n° H.C.J. 3) sur ce papier. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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