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      Hodder & Stoughton.London.,1953. REPRINT.INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR.--To my very dear friends Charlie and Jane,with fondest love from Freddie.--A very good copy in slightly chipped dustwrapper.The book is protected in a red cloth chemise housed in a red morocco spined slip case,made by James Macdonald Co.New York.Spine with raised bands,ruled in blind.Lettered in gilt.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Thurber Country

      New York: Simon and Schuster. 1953. First. First edition. Fine in about very good dustwrapper with shallow loss at the crown, and some splitting along the front spine fold. Inscribed to the longtime office manager of The New Yorker, Daise Terry: "Dear Terry, I love you, Jim." .

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

      [Bookseller: Galerie Himmel]
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        Signed Invoice

      New York, 1953. unbound. Her signature, "G. Garbo," in pencil, on an invoice from the elegant fabric store in New York City, Scalamandre Silks. The invoice is tipped in between the flyleaf and half-title page of the John Bainbridge biography titled "Garbo." 256 pages, 8vo, black cloth, dust wrapper (worn and torn) in a mylar sleeve. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1955. First edition. A very good(-) copy in a good dust wrapper. The invoice is filled out in another hand and dated February 17, 1953. Very rare.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        The Golden Apples of the Sun

      Garden City, NY: Double Day & Company, Inc. 1953 - Illustrated by Joe Mugnaini. Inscribed by Bradbury on the front free endpaper: "For Stu - / This copy of / "Golden Apples" / with the deepest / appreciation / from / his fan - / Ray Bradbury / Summer, / 1972". Publisher's gray cloth, lettered in pale yellow; in the original yellow and gray dust jacket designed by Mugnaini, with an illustration of a celestial eye with the iris formed by a moon and sun design to the front panel in white, gray and black, lettered in black. Very good, with a hint of wear to the extremities, toned adhesive residue to the otherwise fresh boards, faint tape stains to the free endpapers, otherwise bright and clean interior; unclipped dust jacket, with a few chips and tears to the extremities, faint toning to the spine, a few tape stains and minor soiling to the otherwise clean panels. Overall, a bright and presentable copy, inscribed by the author. Bradbury inscribed this copy of The Golden Apples of the Sun to Stuart Oderman, a pianist best known for his musical accompaniments for silent films. Although the origin of their friendship is unclear, Bradbury and Oderman were long-time friends and maintained a steady written correspondence from the early 1960s through Bradbury's death in 2012. In a 2008 interview with The Star Ledger, Oderman cited Bradbury as one of his favorite authors. The Golden Apples of the Sun is a collection of 22 short stories, including "The Fog Horn," "The Fruit of the Bottom of the Bowl," "Invisible Boy," "The Garbage Collection," and "En La Noche," among others. Notably, this first edition of The Golden Apples of the Sun, which takes its title from William Butler Yeats' "The Song of Wandering Aengus," omits 10 additional stories that are included in reprint editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Fishing the Pacific: Offshore and On

      New York: Coward-McCann, Inc.. (1953). First. First edition. Illustrated by Lynn Bogue Hunt. A little foxing else fine in very good or better dustwrapper with rubbing and a few very small tears. Inscribed by the author to the great boxing champion: "For my friend Gene Tunney, with the hope he puts off Cahn Blanov(?), the world's best & the home of the Heavyweight Champ. Always, S. Kip Farrington. Dec 29 '53. From Mike Lerner." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Building Plans, Elevations, and Perspective for a Building for Klix Chemical Co. at 551 Railroad Ave., South San Francisco.

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, November 1952 - June 1953. - Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size 19" x 24". 21 sheets. Job #235. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Scrambled Eggs Super!

      Random House, Inc. 1953 - Published in New York by Random House in 1953. First Edition according to Younger and Hirsch. Book very good, slight wear at ends of spine, corners, edges of covers, and spine hinges; residue on front paste-down. DJ very good, chipping at ends of spine and corners, creasing and missing pieces on top and bottom edges, light soiling on front and rear, tape residue on bottom of front and on flaps. DJ price reads $2.50. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        THE DIRECTOR’S ARCHIVE OF TYPESCRIPTS, AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPTS AND LETTERS RELATING TO THE PLAYS OF AGATHA CHRISTIE. Including The Hollow, The Mousetrap, The Unexpected Guest and Rule of Three (The Rats, Afternoon At The Seaside and The Patient)

      1953-1972. Hubert Gregg (1914 - 2004), actor, broadcaster, composer and director of five Agatha Christie plays, including The Mousetrap for seven years of its record-breaking run, from 1953. In his own words 'three were smash hits, one had a modest run and the other was a flop'. The archive and correspondence, spanning nearly 20 years, includes three Agatha Christie plays in typescript, each one the director's working copy with extensive revisions to the text, notes on staging and lighting, often with related notes, manuscript revisions and correspondence between Gregg, Agatha Christie and the producer Peter Saunders; Gregg?'s own copy of the Mousetrap, inscribed and presented to him by Agatha Christie on the occasion of 'our sixth birthday'; Agatha Christie's holograph manuscript for the ending of 'The Patient', the last play in Rule of Three. The Hollow: A Play In Three Acts. Typescript. 90 Pages. [c.1951] Presentation binding of blue roan, titles in gilt to the upper board and spine. Presentation inscription from the producer Peter Saunders dated December 1952 to the front free endpaper, and inscribed by the author 'Happy Memories / Agatha Christie'. Extensively annotated throughout in blue ink by Gregg and with three pages of cancelled notes in pencil. The binding rubbed and worn, the upper board nearly detached, title page chipped at edges. The Unexpected Guest: A Play in Three Acts. Typescript. 172 pages, each act separately paginated. [c.1959] Blue card covers with printed label and marked 'Uncorrected Copy' in pencil to upper wrapper. Signed by Agatha Christie on the title page. Extensive notes, revisions and stage diagrams in blue ink, pencil, and black ink by Gregg throughout. Loosely laid in are seven additional leaves which include rehearsal schedule, cast list, rough stage plans and notes of questions for Agatha Christie. Rule of Three: Three Plays by Agatha Christie (The Rats, Afternoon at the Seaside, The Patient). Typescript. 77 pages, each play separately paginated. [c.1961] Red card wrappers, bound into a blue folder. Marked in blue ink 'Amended' to the title page. Signed by Gregg and annotated throughout in blue ink, the final page of 'The Patient' with note ('End to follow'). With an additional 26 leaves loosely inserted, including typescript revisions to the script (including the end of 'The Patient'), notes on auditions, rehearsal schedules and a letter from Peter Saunders to Hubert Gregg regarding the apparently troublesome ending of 'The Patient' and advising that Donald Walker felt it too long and wordy: 'I also send for your own amusement his own suggestion of how he thinks the play ought to finish. Can you imagine Agatha's face!' Three page autograph manuscript in the hand of Agatha Christie, for the ending of 'The Patient'. [c.1961] Written in blue ink on the reverse of Victoria Hotel, Wolverhampton headed stationery. The Mousetrap. A Play in Two Acts. 70 pages. Published by Samuel French, 1954. Presentation copy from the author to her director. Blue cloth boards with title, borders and the date (25th November 1958) in gilt to the upper board. Inscribed by Agatha Christie in blue ink on the front free endpaper 'For Hubert / With affection and gratitude / on our Sixth Birthday / from / Agatha [underlined]'. In very good condition. Seven autograph letters from Agatha Christie to Hubert Gregg. 19 pages in total spanning 1953-1972. Topics include a poor review, 'Still, plays are like race horses, always either amazing or disappointing their Stables', comments on possible revisions to a play in production, the development of her then unfinished play Fiddler's Five, her astonishment at the continuing popularity of The Mousetrap and in the later years, health issues. Most with their original postmarked envelopes. Luncheon menu, held at The Savoy for the Casts of 'The Mousetrap' 1963- 1965. Dated 20th November 1964, signed for Hubert Gregg by Agatha Christie and 21 members of cast. A Christmas Card, from the Victoria and Albert Museum. Sent to Hubert Gregg and inscribed in blue ink 'From / Agatha Christie'. An original playbill for 'The Hollow' at the Arts Theatre, Cambridge 'prior to West-End presentation', dated February 1951. An eight page program for 'Rule of Three' for the week commencing Monday 6th November 1961. A superb collection of material, illuminating Christie's relationship with her director and producer over the course of five plays and two decades. The typescripts in particular document the process from casting to opening night in great detail, the contributions and opinions of the director and producer recorded at each point, but with little doubt as to who had the final say. Hubert Gregg covered much of his experience working with the author in his book: Agatha Christie and All That Mousetrap (Kimber 1980).

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
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        The Maximus Poems / 1-10. [with]: The Maximus Poems / 11-22

      Stuttgart: Jonathan Williams. 1953,1956. First. First edition. Two volumes. Quarto. Introduction by Robert Creeley laid in as issued. Calligraphic covers by Jonathan Williams. Issued as Jargon 7 and Jargon 9. The first volume is fine in stiff wrappers, in the original publisher's paper outer wrapping paper stamped "Olson. Poems" and is one of 300 copies; the second volume is very good in stiff wrappers with three small tears and a thin horizontal stain on the front wrap, and a split at the bottom of the flap fold, and is one of 350 copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Fahrenheit 451

      NY: Ballentine Books. Very Good-. 1953. First US Edition. Hardcover. 199 pages. Signed by Author; Red paper covered boards lettered in yellow, no first edition statement and no additional printings noted as required. Signed by author on title page. Spine ends and corners bumped and edgeworn, some loss of color on spine edge and board edges. Pastedowns and endpapers lightly foxed, Arthur C. Hicks signature and 3/4/54 on front pastedown with a tiny ink offset on front free endpaper. Two pages have one word highlighted and the definition of the word written in the bottom margin; one in pencil, one in ink. Pages pale tan, edges a bit darker. No dust wrapper.; Contains the title novel plus two additional short stories, ''The Playground'' and ''The Rock Cries Out''. Classic novel of the firemen required to set fires to burn banned books...and all books are banned. Basis for the film directed by Francois Truffaut, starring Oscar Werner and Julie Christie. When Mr. Bradbury signed this copy at one of the early LA Times Festival of Books at UCLA he said 'you don't see one of these very often.' The UCLA library was where Ray Bradbury wrote the short story "The Fireman". It was published in 'Galaxy Magazine' in 1951 and then expanded and published in 1953 as 'Fahrenheit 451' "the temperature at which book-paper catches fire, and burns".; Images are of actual copy on offer. .

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        Fonction et champ de la parole et du langage en psychanalyse.

      - Conférence de Rome Instituto di psychologia della Universita di Roma 26-27 Septembre 1953. In-4 broché sous double chemise et emboîtage. Edition originale ronéotypée de 73 pages et préface de 6 pages. Très légères éraflures sur la partie supérieure du premier plat néanmoins bon exemplaire. Exemplaire de travail d'Octave Mannoni comportant ses notes manuscrites au verso de la page de titre. Exemplaire signé par Octave Mannoni sur le premier plat de la couverture. Octave Mannoni 1899-1989 ethnologue philosophe et psychanalyste français entama une analyse avec Lacan en 1940. Il fonde avec sa femme Maude Mannoni et Patrick Guyomard le Centre de Formation et de Recherches Psychanalytiques en 1985. De la plus extrême rareté. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      London: Jonathan Cape. 1953. First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A very good copy showing a little rubbing to the cloth extremities and a slight spine lean. The contents are entirely complete with no loose or torn pages. Faint mark to the front free endpaper and pastedown. Supplied with the very good lightly nicked, rubbed and creased first issue dustwrapper. Not price-clipped. Inscribed on the front free endpaper ?"Robert [Harling]. / The first of Balzaches' / collected works. / Ian.?" Housed in a purpose-made quarter black morocco solander box. An outstanding and important presentation copy. Robert Harling was one of Fleming?'s closest friends. An author, graphic designer and former Naval Commando, he is believed to be one of the author?'s infuences on the character James Bond. Harling was also written into two James Bond novels, Thunderball and The Spy Who Loved Me. A skilled graphic designer, Harling designed the ?"tea chest type?" lettering used on the dustwrapper of From Russia With Love, and all subsequent Bond novels with the exception of Dr. No and For Your Eyes Only. (Gilbert 1.1 - this presentation mentioned under advance / review copies p.19.)

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
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        Fahrenheit 451

      NY: Ballentine Books. Very Good-. 1953. First US Edition. Hardcover. 199 pages. Signed by Author; Red paper covered boards lettered in yellow, no first edition statement and no additional printings noted as required. Signed by author on title page. Spine ends and corners bumped and edgeworn, some loss of color on spine edge and board edges. Pastedowns and endpapers lightly foxed, Arthur C. Hicks signature and 3/4/54 on front pastedown with a tiny ink offset on front free endpaper. Two pages have one word highlighted and the definition of the word written in the bottom margin; one in pencil, one in ink. Pages pale tan, edges a bit darker. No dust wrapper.; Contains the title novel plus two additional short stories, ''The Playground'' and ''The Rock Cries Out''. Classic novel of the firemen required to set fires to burn banned books...and all books are banned. Basis for the film directed by Francois Truffaut, starring Oscar Werner and Julie Christie. When Mr. Bradbury signed this copy at one of the early LA Times Festival of Books at UCLA he said 'you don't see one of these very often.' The UCLA library was where Ray Bradbury wrote the short story "The Fireman". It was published in 'Galaxy Magazine' in 1951 and then expanded and published in 1953 as 'Fahrenheit 451' "the temperature at which book-paper catches fire, and burns".; Images are of actual copy on offer. .

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        Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (CONVOLUTE of 25 cpl. years/ KONVOLUT aus 25 kompetten Jahrgängen) - Vol. 1 (1953) - Vol. 25 (1977) - teilweise reprint/ party reprinted!

      1953 - 1977.. gebundene Ausgabe. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, abgekürzt J. Agr. Food Chem., ist eine wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift, die von der American Chemical Society veröffentlicht wird. Die erste Ausgabe erschien im April 1953. Derzeit erscheint die Zeitschrift wöchentlich. Es werden Artikel aus den Bereichen Chemie und Biochemie der Landwirtschaft und Lebensmittel publiziert. Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Der Zustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 25 Jahrgänge; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; ENGLISCH!

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros - Versandantiquariat]
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        Todo el amor

      Nascimento, Santiago de Chile 1953 - 255 p. ; 26x18 cms., il. Sobrecubierta con rotura en lomo y pequeños desgastes en bordes. Poesías chilenas (A-169CC) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Monte Sarmiento]
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        Goethes Werke. 4 Bände

      Berlin und Darmstadt: Deutsche Buch-Gemeinschaft,, 1953. Hardcover. Used; Good. Hardcover; German language; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; good condition; four volume set in quarterboaund leather; light shelfwear to edges. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        The Bridges at Toko-Ri

      New York: Random House,, 1953. Octavo. Original pale blue cloth-backed dark blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt and silver, boards ruled in gilt. With the dust jacket. Slight fading to upper edges of boards; an excellent copy in the bright jacket that has some minor creasing to extremities. First edition, first printing. Set during the Korean War, and based on actual missions flown against railroad bridges in North Korea, the novel is about a mission undertaken by United States Navy pilots to destroy heavily protected bridges in enemy territory. Also the basis for a film of the same name, starring William Holden, Grace Kelly and Mickey Rooney, released the following year.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Eigenh. Brief m. U.

      o. O. u. D. „Lundi" [rückseitig 1953] - 4to. 1 Seite. An den Ägyptologen „cher Vigneron" René Bertrand, dem er das Vorwort seines Buches „Sagesse et Chimeres" schickt. „J'aurais aimé en être plus digne. Mais je suppose qu'un geste tendre vaut mieux que le discours".

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Autograph Letter Signed

      np, New York 1953 - Strong, impassioned, and revealing letter from Wright to his longtime friend, the architecture critic Lewis Mumford, defending his architectural philosophy after the appearance of Mumford's article in the New Yorker evaluating Wright's life and work. Written on The Plaza, New York letterhead (from December 3 1953), the letter reads in full: "Dear Lewis-- Read your "appreciation" in the plane coming in last night-both glad and furious- Read? Insults my clients and myself-I may be vain but I am not stupid-neither are my clients-- He harks back to the view that an individual should go to 'a style' for his home, be the guest of a style rather than the guest of a great architect-? Yes? Good argument for the communist against Democracy-- He should talk to my clients. So you talked to one-one Paul Hanna. From him you got a false impression-at least so he says and so say I.-- Just one word slipped[;] the word 'my' was actually 'your' in reproving him for mixing his metaphors in living. As reprehensible as mixing them in writing. Your house said I-My house said you-- Well, I see the misquotation in the New Yorker article-in effect- Now Lewis do you advocate that a man should shun the master and take the slave in order that his own individuality may not suffer eclipse? If so, viva 'Le International'-The communist wins over the Democrat? No, you don't mean that-you mean that the master is so vain in the power of his works that he sacrifices his client on the altar of his virtuosity. The answer to that is from the clients themselves. They will be heard from because your imputation via Sir Herbert Read will make them all boiling mad. It is an unjust insult to their intelligence-(and mine). But love to you just the same. You will learn better now-. Affection no end Frank" Mumford and Wright had a famously tumultuous relationship that lasted over 30 years. Although Mumford, in his two-part New Yorker essay ("The Sky Line: A Phoenix Too Infrequent") that prompted this letter, praised Wright as "the most original architect the United States had produced" and "one of the most creative architectural geniuses of all time," Wright chose to focus on his criticisms, in particular the charge that Wright could be inflexible with respect to his clients' wishes. In defending himself in this letter, Wright demonstrates his powerful personality and reveals some of his deeply held beliefs on the role of the architect. Reprinted in: Frank Lloyd Wright & Lewis Mumford: Thirty Years of Correspondence, ed. Pfeiffer and Wojtowicz. New York: np, 1953. Three pages on two adjoining sheets, 5 x 6.25 inches. In fine condition, with a couple small ink and pencil notations to top right corner of first page. An outstanding letter with important content. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Origin and Goal of History

      London: Routledge & Kegan Paul,, 1953. Translated by Michael Bullock. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered gilt. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in the jacket with toned spine. First edition in English, first impression. Originally published in 1949 in German under the title Vom Ursprung und Ziel der Geschichte, in which Jaspers introduced the concept of the Axial Age, or Achsenzeit, (the period between 800 and 200 BC) during which the spiritual foundations for present-day humanity were laid.

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      New York: Ballantine Books,. [1953]. Small octavo,. boards.. Some tanning to text block (less than usual), a fine copy in fine. dust jacket with some rubbing at upper spine end and upper rear. corner tip. A nice, bright copy. (#114630). First edition. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-864. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 12. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2127- 31.

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        Vivekananda a Biography

      New York: Ramakrishna Vivekananda Center, 1953. Inscribed on free endpaper '' for Lord Harmsworth from Swain Nikhilananda New York 1953 ''. Collation, vi,[2],216pp. Bound in original publishers cloth. Binding in good clean firm condition. Dust jacket rubbed, stained, in good condition. Internally, pages in good clean condition. A nice copy. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good Plus. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        The Marilyn Monroe Story

      New York; Rudolph Field. 1953, 1953. First Edition. 8vo. Publisher's bright yellow paper coloured boards with some exciting offsetting from the dustwrapper. Titled in red to front board. A fine copy were it not for the discolouration. Sharp and tight. In a very good indeed priceclipped dustwrapper with minor edgewear and slight sunning to spine panel. Scarce in hardback this is the first official book on Miss Monroe, and contains a number of "Personality Photos" many of which prove that she had considerable quantities of personality. Quite a charming object, scarce in this format.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Trials of War Criminals Before the Nuernberg Military Tribunals Under Control Council Law No. 10 Volume VII & VIII I.G.Farben Case. October 1946-April 1949.

      U.S. Government Printing Office., Washington. 1953 - xiii, 1601 +, vii, 1454 pp. 2 volumes.The I.G. Farben Case. Clean and tight. May incur additional postage due to weight. 4.8kg Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Parveen Papers]
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        Attack from Atlantis

      Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co., 1953. Near Fine, slight discoloration to light blue cloth in spine gutters and along top edge, in a Near Fine dust jacket, small chips at the spine tips, and front flap clipped top corner with pencilled price of 2.50. Jacket illustration by Kenneth Fagg. Part of the classic Winston Science Fiction series for young readers published between 1952 and 1961. This title SCARCE in such lovely collector's condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Kenneth Fagg.

      [Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books]
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        Rheinische Vierteljahrsblätter (KONVOLUT aus 44 Bänden) - hier angeboten: Jg. 18 (1953); Jg. 20 (1955) bis Jg. 33 (1969); Jg. 48 (1984) - Jg.75 (2011) - KOMPLETTE Jahrgänge in durchgehender Folge; sowie Register zu den Bänden 1 -20!

      Röhrscheid/ Bouvier Verlag; 1953 - 2011.. je Jahrgang ca. 400 Seiten; Broschiert/ Gebundene Ausgabe;. Die Rheinischen Vierteljahrsblätter, kurz RhVjbll, sind eine Zeitschrift zur Landeskunde des Rheinlands. Der erste Jahrgang erschien 1931, herausgegeben für das Institut für geschichtliche Landeskunde der Rheinlande von Adolf Bach, Josef Müller und Franz Steinbach beim Ludwig Röhrscheid Verlag. Sie werden heute herausgegeben von der Abteilung für Rheinische Landesgeschichte des Instituts für Geschichtswissenschaft der Universität Bonn an der Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. Die hier angebotenen Jahrgänge befinden sich in einem ordentlich erhaltenen Zustand; Buchschnitt und Seitenränder alters-/papierbedingt angebräunt; KOMPLETTPREIS für 44 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; für weitere Bilder oder Informationen können Sie uns gerne kontaktieren!!

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros - Versandantiquariat]
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        Scrapbook of original bookplates and bookbinders' marks

      N.P., 1953, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionThe bookplates are all in a very good to fine condition, and mounted in a scrapbook with floral decorative boards. "The cover design of this book is taken from a detail of the 18th century French wallpaper at Clandon Park" --label inside front cover. Some minor dulling and rubbing around the cover edges. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1 pages; A unique collection of original bookplates and bookinders' marks. Includes personal and library bookplates. In excess of 100 items are mounted on 15 leaves, with many more loosely inserted, or in plastic pockets. These are presumably for later insertion into the scrapbook, which also contains blank leaves. Subjects: Bookplates -- Armorial bookplates -- Binder's marks and stamps -- Books and book collection -- Book history. 32 x 25cm. The majority of bookplates appear to date from ca. mid-late 19th century to 1953.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        The Confidential Clerk

      London: Faber and Faber Limited, [1953] - PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY ELIOT on the front free endpaper: "To Ronnie Duncan from T.S.E. 23.iii.54" Ronald Duncan (1914-1982) was a poet and playwright who was also published by Faber and Faber. This is an early inscription First edition. 8vo. 136 pp. Cloth. A Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. In red cloth slipcase and chemise. Gallup A64 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Condecoraciones españolas. Órdenes, cruces y medallas civiles, militares y nobiliarias

      - Militaria Asuntos militares. Arte de la guerra. (355) Gráficas Osca. Madrid. 1953 33x23 cm. 608páginas. Encuadernación en tapa dura. Plena piel de editorial estampada con cofre. Prólogo de Luis Carrero Blanco. Abundantes láminas en color. Guarda anterior algo abierta por dentro. BF1 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Condecoraciones Españolas. Órdenes, cruces y medallas civiles, militares y nobiliarias. Prólogo de Luis Carrero Blanco

      Editorial Patrimonio Nacional, Madrid 1953 - 24x34 605 pp. Condecoraciones,Militaria Libro

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        CAMINO REAL.

      New Directions (1953)., (New York): - First edition. Revised from the one-act play performed on Broadway, "Ten Blocks on the Camino Real." SIGNED by Williams on the first blank. A near fine copy with two faint spots under flap, in dust jacket with minor wear on corners and spine ends, light foxing on verso and flattened horizontal crease (presumably from folding). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Actuelles II. Chroniques 1948-1953.

      Paris, Gallimard, (coll. "Blanche"), 1953. - In-8°, 186p. Edition originale numérotée 1/260 exemplaires sur alfa mousse (troisième papier après 25 vélin de Hollande et 130 véluin pur fil Lafuma Navarre). En excellente condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Cabinet d'Amateur]
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        Jungle Lore,

      Oxford University Press, 1953 - [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      NY: Random House, 1953. Book. Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 7 ½ x 5. Title: THIS FEARFUL PARADISE/MAYSIE GREIG/FIRST PRNT/SUPER RARE Author: Maysie Greig Publisher/Copyright: Random House, NY 1952,1953 Edition: Stated First Printing Condition:(all defects if any are formulated into pricing) The jacket is in really good condition and has no chips or tears, there is a price in a blue marker on the front endpaper that has slightly faded onto the next page, there are no other marks or writings in the book, book is very tight and sturdy. A good copy. Size: 7 ½ x 5 (approximately)Pages: 240 pages Binding/Cover: Hardback with dust jacket Shipping & Handling: Insurance extra. Refunds: All items are 100% refundable up to 10 days after item received Background/Description: Stated First Printing. Good/Good+ condition. A nice copy. Random House, NY 1952,1953. Bermuda's coral reefs, beautiful and menacing, hold the keys to romance - and a thrilling mystery. Author of Date With Danger. There are no other copies of "This Fearful Paradise" to be found on the Internet for sale. This is a super rare copy that is priced right! No Reserve! N75 725.

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      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953 First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Cain on the front free endpaper: "For Jim Bready, / In affection of / five articles, gay / chats, thinking things / James M Cain / Hyattsville, Md. / November 21, 1953". Publisher's lavender cloth, decorated and lettered in mauve, pale yellow top stain; in the original pictorial dust jacket designed by Arthur Hawkins, Jr., with an illustration of a water tower in front of a magenta and black swirl to the front panel, lettered in chartreuse and white, black and white photograph of Cain by Slinkman Photographers to the rear panel. Book fine; dust jacket with some light rubbing to the extremities, small nicks to the spine ends, two small holes and faint rubbing to the spine, small paint spot to front panel, else fine. Overall, a near fine and tight copy, with a typed letter to Bready signed by Cain laid in. This copy was inscribed by Cain to Baltimore Sun editor James H. Bready, whom Cain likely met while working as a contributor to the Baltimore Sun 1917-1921. Both prominent literary figures and residents of Maryland, Bready and Cain's friendship spanned several decades, as evidenced from the warm 1953 inscription in Galatea and the accompanying 1967 letter. Set in southern Maryland, ", a tongue of land… geographically the South's northernmost outpost, spiritually of its deepest heart," Galatea is the story of Holly Valenty, the wife of farm owner Val Valenty, who is attempting to kill her. Holly gets nursed back to health by the ex-fighter Duke Webster. Holly and Duke plan to runaway together, but their plan is thwarted when Val dies and the would-be lovers are charged for his murder. Although it is more literary than his popular 1934 crime novel The Postman Always Rings Twice, Galatea retains thrilling action sequences that places it among the best of the early 20th century hard-broiled crime stories.. Inscribed by Author. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        [Photo Album]: 180 Korean War Photographs

      1953. Oblong octavo. (48)pp. String bound with stiff paper boards with seven additional leaves of larger and smaller sizes laid in. Good, with moderate wear to the boards, page ends with some tears and chips, and all leaves loose, photos are very good with some general wear and a dozen with scattered splash marks. A collection of more than 180 photos from a soldier serving with the 11th Marine, 1st Division, "K" Battery in the final months of the Korean War. Approximately 20 of the photos show the soldier at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, in California, and with his family. The vast majority of the photos depict travel to and from Korea and service in country. Those images include shots of the countryside, some showing ancient statues; various military vehicles including helicopters, jeeps, boats, and a convoy of trucks; soldiers patrolling with their weapons and in foxholes; views around camp showing various buildings, roads, mortars and soldiers in formation; and candid pictures of troops resting, reading, cutting their hair, playing ping pong, and doing laundry. A sizable collection of photos showing military life in the waning days of the Korean War. .

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      Michael Joseph [1953], London - Octavo, boards. The author's fourth science fiction novel, the second using the John Wyndham pseudonym. Invasion of earth by beings from another planet who need to exist under conditions of enormous pressure found deep under the sea. Published later the same year in the U.S. as Out Of The Deeps with textual differences. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-412. Near fine, some offsetting to free end papers in a near fine dust jacket, slight shelf wear to spine ends and corners, tiny closed tear to lower front panel, some dust soiling to rear panel. (9875) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dichtungen in Prosa. Hrsg. von Carl Seelig.

      Genf, Darmstadt; Genf, Ffm.: Holle, Kossodo, 1953-1961.. 5 Bde. mit Kopffarbschnitt, Or.Lwd. (Bd.4 mit SU), 8°. Wilpert/Gühring2, 23. Die Original-Leineneinbände mit farbigen Deckel- und Rückenillustrationen vom Friedhold Morf. Die ersten drei Bände erschienen bei Kossodo, Genf, Band 4 und 5 bei Holle in Darmstadt. Die Einbände sind an den oberen Kanten, Band 4 im Gelenk, etwas stockfleckig, davon abgesehen sind die Bücher in sehr gutem Zustand..

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        Symbols for Fundamental Particles" WITH Gamow, George. "Possible Relation Between Deoxyribonucleic," WITH Huxley, H. "Structural changes in muscle during contraction: interference microscopy of living muscle fibres" WITH "Changes in the cross-striations of muscle during contraction and stretch and their structural interpretation" in Nature 173, 1954, p. 123; p. 318; pp. 971-973; pp.973-976

      FIRST EDITION of the nomenclature designed to provide symbols for the startling new developments in the field of fundamental particles. This nomenclature is largely still in use today. The 1953 International Cosmic Ray Conference was focused exclusively on newly discovered 'strange particles,' or subatomic particles that carry a quantum number called 'strangeness' proposed by American particle physicist Murray Gell-Mann. "A bewildering 'zoo' of elementary particles had been reported with various masses, decay schemes, nomenclature and reliability of identification" (Wikipedia). The ICR conference was organized to deal with this problem. "This conference can be placed in importance in the same category as two other famous conferences, the Solvay Congress of 1927 and the Shelter Island Conference of 1948" (ibid). "By common consent [the International Cosmic Ray Conference] was one of the most remarkable conferences of the century" (Wróblewski, Hypernuclei (and Strange Particles), Acta Physica, 35, 2004, pp. 5-6). The title page of the historical material generated by the conference famously notes: 'The particles described in this conference are not entirely fictitious and every analogy with the particles really existing in nature is not purely coincidental.'" One of the most extraordinary aspects of the conference was that it "led to substantial consensus concerning new particles" (ibid, p. 6). 185 participants from 22 countries were able to agree on nomenclature for the newly discovered particles - this in response to a difficult problem that arose from the speed with which new discoveries were happening, namely, that because there was no agreed upon nomenclature, physicists were using entirely different symbols to depict the same particles. The conference was able to agree upon, prepare, and publish a new categorization and naming scheme -- and that scheme became the new nomenclature; their work was substantive enough that it remains the foundation of the current system. ALSO IN THIS VOLUME: First edition of the nomenclature designed to provide symbols for the startling new developments in the field of fundamental particles. This nomenclature is largely still in use today. ALSO includes the first edition of Huxley and Hanson's ground-breaking 'sliding filament' theory of how muscles function; their theory is "the foundation of modern understanding of muscle mechanics" (Wikipedia). CONDITION & DETAILS: London: Macmillian & Sons. Volume 173, complete volume. 4to (10.25.x 7.5 inches; 256 x 186mm). Ex-libris bearing only discrete stamps on the flyleaf, pastedown and title page; no spine markings whatsoever. Bound in blue cloth, gilt-lettered at the spine. Solidly and tightly bound; light rubbing at the edges. Very clean inside and out. Very good condition.

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        QUADERNI DELL'ISTITUTO DI STORIA DELL'ARCHITETTURA Facoltà di Architettura Universita' di Roma. Redazione: Prof. Vincenzo Fasolo, Arch. Leonardo Benevolo, Arch. Furio Fasolo, Arch. Giuseppe Zander.

      Roma,, 1953-1968.. In-4, 5 voll., mz. tela. Raccolta di studi storici dell?'architettura, ca. 20/16 pagg. cad. fascicolo, con numerose illustrazioni in b.n.nel testo (foto e disegni), pubblicati con cadenza irregolare. Disponibile una collezione cosi' composta: primi 24 numeri, dal luglio 1953 (n. 1) al giugno 1957 + altri 42 numeri consecutivi, dal 49/50 (Anno 1962) all'85/90 (Anno 1968). In questi volumi sono stati inseriti anche: "Quaderni dell'Istituto di Urbanistica": n. 1 (1957), pp. 60 - n. 2 (1960) "I comuni fra la bassa Valle dell'Aniene ed il Tevere", pp. 116. "Quaderni dell'Istituto di Ricerca Urbanologica e Tecnica della Pianificazione": n. 3 (1966) "Il territorio della media Valle del Tevere, pp. 206 - "Il comprensorio tra la Via Flaminia e il mare", pp. 218. Esemplare ben conservato.

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        Oeuvres de Molière. Illustrations de Dubout. : Les femmes savantes. / Le Misanthrope / Les fourberies de Scapin, Le médecin malgré lui / Le bourgeois gentilhomme / L'avare / Tartuffe / Le malade imaginaire / L'école des femmes, Les précieuses ridicules.

      - Paris, Imprimerie nationale, André Sauret, 1953-1954-1955. 8 volumes in-8, couvertures rempliées, chemises et étuis. Série complète des 8 volumes. Premier tirage des illustrations de Dubout. Un des 5000 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches (après 500 grand vergé). Défauts infimes aux étuis, sinon exemplaire de première fraîcheur. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. * Langue : Français

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        The Spirit of Romance [Signed]

      New York: New Directions, 1953. First Revised Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. A Near Fine copy of the first revised edition (gentle inward curve to the lower rear board, spotting to the page block's closed edges), in a Near Fine dust jacket (quite light edge wear, a bit of surface rubbing, and tiny spots to the lower spine panel), SIGNED BY EZRA POUND on the half-title, below which signature POUND HIS ADDED A DRAWING. First issued in 1910 in both the UK and America, the book was revised and reissued in 1953. As explained by Gallup, revisions were made to the work in 1929, and again in 1932, first for the series of "Prolegomena", of which only the first two volumes were published ... and then in preparation for the abortive edition of Ezra Pound's collected prose. Also, in the 1953 revised edition the prefatory matter and the first five chapters are reprinted with a few deliberate changes from the 1932 version. For the 1953 revised edition, 2,391 sets of sheets were printed by Peter Owen (who published the 1953 UK revised edition) for New Directions. Of those sheets, 500 sets were bound and jacketed in 1952 (for publication in January, 1953) and 1,890 sets were cut down and issued in paper wrappers in 1968 [Gallup A5e], leaving, by these numbers, one mystery set of sheets. For both the UK and the American revised editions, Gallup calls for a "tan dust jacket printed in blue". However, on this dust jacket, the rear panel, spine panel, and flaps are tan, printed in blue, but front panel is blue, printed in tan. As only 500 copies of this American edition were issued in hardcover, the book is understandably uncommon to the market, with signed copies being as scarce as hen's teeth. A Near Fine copy, SIGNED BY EZRA POUND WITH AN ADDED DRAWING. QUITE SCARCE INDEED.

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