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        [Caption Title]: Ford Armando

      B. Aires: Ford Armando. 1953. Double spiral-bound in full leather with applied engraved silver presentation label (marked "900" and "Industria Argentina") pierced with a small silk braided ribbon. [60]pp., of photographic images. No text. Some modest wear to the leather boards, silver label tarnished, small marks on a couple images, but overall near fine. Silver presentation label reads: "To Arthur J. Wieland as a Souvenir of the Inauguration of the Agency Ford Armando. June 30th, 1953. B. Aires, R.Argentina." The photos are of exceptional quality, and depict the ceremonies surrounding the opening of the car dealership, the notables and gathered crowds (which we are reasonably certain include Argentina's then-President Juan Peron), the physical agency, the cars and buses, etc. Wieland was vice president of Ford International at the time, and was largely responsible for the growth of Ford in South America, particularly in Argentina and Brazil. .

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        VIERTELJAHRESHEFTE FÜR ZEITGESCHICHTE, 57 Jahrgänge: 1 (1953) - 57 (2009). Zeitschrift, ISSN: 0042-5702. Institut für Zeitgeschichte München-Berlin.

      München : Walter de Gruyter u.a., 1953 - 2009.. 57 Jahrgänge. Gr.-8°, Bibliothekseinband. 57 Jahrgänge!!! Große Sammlung, bei den frühen Jahrgängen handelt es sich um lizensierte Nachdrucke der Johnson Reprint Company, New York. Der Titel wurde aus einer Fachbibliothek ausgesondert und ist noch mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Bucheinbände teils mit Lager- und Gebrauchsspuren. Seiten sauber. Bindungen fest. Noch im guten Zustand. Angaben zu den Versandkosten schicken wir Ihnen gern auf Anfrage. Bitte beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an geschichtswissenschaftlichen Zeitschriften. zqx mbx

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        WESTFÄLISCHE FORSCHUNGEN. Zeitschrift des LWL-Instituts für Westfälische Regionalgeschichte. 47 Bände: 1953 - 1998 und 2005. ISSN: 0083-9027., Herausgegeben vom Landschaftsverband Westfalen-Lippe (LWL).

      Münster : W. Aschendorff, 1953 - 2005. - 47 Bände. 47 Bände!!! Der Titel wurde aus einer Fachbibliothek ausgesondert und ist noch mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Bucheinbände teilweise mit Lager- und Gebrauchsspuren. Seiten sauber. Bindungen fest. Guter Zustand. Angaben zu den Versandkosten schicken wir Ihnen gern auf Anfrage. Bitte beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an wissenschaftlichen Zeitschriften. zqx mbx Sprache: de

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        WESTFÄLISCHE FORSCHUNGEN. Zeitschrift des LWL-Instituts für Westfälische Regionalgeschichte. 47 Bände: 1953 - 1998 und 2005. ISSN: 0083-9027. Herausgegeben vom Landschaftsverband Westfalen-Lippe (LWL).

      Münster : W. Aschendorff, 1953 - 2005.. 47 Bände. Gr.-8°, Hardcover/Pappeinband. 47 Bände!!! Der Titel wurde aus einer Fachbibliothek ausgesondert und ist noch mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Bucheinbände teilweise mit Lager- und Gebrauchsspuren. Seiten sauber. Bindungen fest. Guter Zustand. Angaben zu den Versandkosten schicken wir Ihnen gern auf Anfrage. Bitte beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an wissenschaftlichen Zeitschriften. zqx mbx

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        JAHRBÜCHER FÜR GESCHICHTE OSTEUROPAS. Osteuropa-Institut München. Neue Folge, 29 Bände: 1 (1953) - 22 (1974) und 28 (1980) - 34 (1986). Zeitschrift, gebunden.

      München : Isar Verlag, 1953 - 1986.. 29 Bände. Gr.-8°, Bibliothekseinband. 29 Bände!!! Der Titel wurde aus einer Fachbibliothek ausgesondert und ist noch mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Bucheinbände mit Lager- und Gebrauchsspuren. Seiten sauber. Bindungen fest. Noch im guten Zustand. Angaben zu den Versandkosten und weitere Fotos schicken wir Ihnen gern auf Anfrage. Bitte beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an wissenschaftlichen Zeitschriften. zqx mbx

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        Survage

      Paris: Les Gémeaux, 1953. Prima edizione di 500 es. numerati. broch, acetato (broch, acetate). Molto buono (Very Good). 8vo. Dedica e firma autografe dell'Artista, datata Paris 4 Janvier '66 (Inscription signed by the Artist, dated Paris 4 Janvier '66). Numerose ill. in nero e a colori, anche in tavole applicate e riproduzioni in nero di disegni al tratto di Léopold Survage. Due pochoirs originali a colori. Testimonianze di Guillaume Apollinaire, Jean Cassou, Paul Fierens, Jean Bouret, Ladislas Posfay, Samuel Putnam. Attività espositiva. Testo in francese Esemplare n. 180 Piccola mancanza al dorso (Little lack to spine)

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        WYOMING PEACE OFFICER. AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY.

      Laramie: Laramie Printing Company, [1953]. - First edition. 8vo. Cloth, xiii [5], 200 pp., preface, acknowledgment, illustrated, 8 plates, appendix, index. The classic autobiography of a Wyoming lawman. "Published by the author's wife after his death, this book reveals some heretofore unwritten history about the Johnson County War and Tom Horn and other outlaws of the West. The author was the officer who trapped Horn into a confession. There is also some information on Flat-Nose George Curry and the Wild Bunch."--Ramon Adams. Appendix contains letters about Tom Horn and items from the Wyoming Stockgrowers Collection. A fine, bright copy in sharp dust jacket. ADAMS 150 95. SIX GUNS 1315. HERD 1323. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Index Testaceologicus; or A Catalogue of Shells, British and Foreign, Arranged According to the Linnean System with the Latin and English Names, References to Authors, and Places Where Found

      London, UK: Richard Taylor. 2nd Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. With: Supplement to the Index Testaceologicus and A List of the Plates of the "Index Testaceologicus," with the Lamarckian Names Adapted to the Figures in Each Plate. No date. 188pp + supplements. Over 2700 miniature hand-colored engravings were drawn from original specimens in private collections. Originally trained as a surgeon, Wood left the trade to work as a naturalist and wrote several books, this one being his most important. Full leather with gilt rules and blind stamping on both covers, a bit scuffed, edges of boards rubbed. Text is clean and free of markings, several owner and bookseller stamps and signatures to first few pages. With laid in envelope and letter from Mark Cohen of Marks & Co. Booksellers to Mary Helen Dawson dated January 30th, 1953, with additional receipt from bookseller Norman Colbeck. This copy was the gift of Mark Cohen at Marks & Co., Booksellers at 84, Charing Cross Road to Mary Helen Dawson, wife of Glen Dawson, co-owner of Dawson's Book Shop in Los Angeles during the 1940s through the 1990s. Mary Helen was an avid shell collector. In the book 84, Charing Cross Road, the author begins a correspondence with Frank Doel, bookbuyer for the Marks & Co. bookstore in 1949 after being unable to find a US source for the British literature. The correspondence developed into a friendship, with gifts and food parcels being sent overseas to help with the shortages after WWII. The story of the Marks & Co. bookstore with the Dawsons is a nice parallel, with Glen Dawson originally visiting England in the 1930s to learn the book trade and maintaining a close relationship after. As WWII threatened, Marks & Co. sent many of their books to the US for safekeeping, with the understanding that they would be returned or sold. Dawson's was able to sell the books and send large checks back to England. The letter, handwritten on Marks & Co. stationery, attests to this friendship.

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        S'un Casto Amor

      Oxford: (Privately printed by the Fantasy Press). 1953. First. First edition. Stapled wrappers. Uniform age-toning, slight wear, a near fine copy. One of 30 copies printed for private distribution by an American-born, Kenyon, Harvard, and Oxford-educated poet. This copy Inscribed by the author to his mother: "Mum Devotedly David." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Somersetshire Archaeological and History Society Proceedings 1852-1982: 111 Vols

      Frederick May, 1953. First Edition. Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Missing years 1854, 1863-1869, 1875, 1876, 1873, 1872, 1871, 1889, 1887, 1885, 1882, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1897, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1902, 1929, 1961-1967. Also includes the general index to volumes 81 to 115 (1935-1971). Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is loose but fully intact. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Previous owner's signature in ink. Deckled edges (rough cut), browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Archaeology; England; Genealogy & Local History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 24328. . This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

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        DOSSIER DE COUPURES DE JOURNAUX, BIARRITZ, LE CASINO BELLEVUE, 1953-1955 (ARCHIVES DE PIERRE DAGUERRE)

      Non précisé 1953 - RO40195596: Dossier de nombreuses coupures de journaux régionaux. Avec 6 plaquettes d'invitation illusttées en couleur pour le gala du casino Bellevue (1953-1954). Quelques photos en noir et blanc. Le 15 août à Biarritz. Le Gala du Bellevue au profit de l'enfance. Lettre dactylographiée à Pierre Daguerre, Admin. du Casino Bellevue, par la Doctora Elena Catena de Vindel. Numéros de 'Biarritz Soir' et de la 'Gazette de Biarritz'. In-4 En feuillets. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Pliures Classification Dewey : 908.447-Régionalisme : Aquitaine [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Phoenix Too Frequent (EB White's Heavily Annotated, Personal Copy)

      London: Oxford University Press, 1953. EB White's heavily annotated copy of Christopher Fry's "A Phoenix Too Frequent". White's initials (in bold ink) at the top of the dustjacket's front panel and also his full name written at the top of the front pastedown. The book is heavily underlined, with margin notes thruout (in ink and pencil) in EB White's hand. And more notes spill onto the verso of the rear free endpaper. Based on the extent of the marginalia, it's clear this copy was read carefully and loved by the author of Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little. 1953 sixth impression. VG in a bright, price-clipped, VG dustjacket, with light loss and discrete tape along the spine. 12mo, 43 pgs. . Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good.

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        The Economics of Inflation: A Study of Currency Depreciation in Post-War Germany 1914-1923: Sir Halley Stewart Publications IV

      George Allen & Unwin Ltd., London 1953 - 464 pages. Index. "In the analysis of the causes and effects of the depreciation of the German mark I have used, besides German official publications and economic articles in some of the leading newspapers. personal observations made during a long stay in Germany from 1920 to 1929, first as a member of Berlin staff of the Reparations Commission; than as head of the German Exports Control, which was instituted in 1921 by the Committee of Guarantees; and lastly as economic advisor to the Agent-General of Reparations." - from Preface to the English Edition. Usual library markings, some stroked out in black. Front hinge starting. Back hinge almost open. Above-average wear. A worthy reference copy of this important work, particularly in light of current inflation prospects in the United States. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Horn of the Hunter: The Story of an African Safari

      Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City 1953 - lightly edge worn, unclipped jacket with worn and creased spine extremities; two shallow, closed tears at the fold of the front spine on jacket; illustrated end papers, lightly aged at the gutters, else the textblock is immaculate and extremely tight; binding very clean, very lightly edge rubbed; 32pp. of b&w photographs; 315p.; please enquire for further details. 8vo - Over 7 3/4" -9 3/4 " Tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Crystal Structure of Molybdenite" (1923), "The Structure of Sodalite and Helvite" (1930), The Structure of Some Sodium and Calcium Aluminosilicates (1930), "The Structure of the Chlorites" (1930), "The Structure of the Micas and Related Minerals" (1930), "The Crystal Structure of Zunyite" (1933), "On the Stability of the S8 Molecule and the Structure of Fibrous Sulfur" (1949), and "The Stochastic Method and the Structure of Proteins" (1953)

      - FIRST EDITION OF EIGHT RARE OFFPRINTS by Linus Pauling detailing his prominent contributions to the general understanding of the nature of the chemical bond, here bringing quantum mechanics to the solution of the nature of the chemical bonds that determine inorganic crystal structure. Collectively, these papers represent Pauling's first works after his 1928 finding detailing a set of rules for working out probable crystalline structures from the X-ray diffraction patterns. In that paper and in these, "Pauling was the first to enunciate an understanding of a physical interpretation of the bonds between - and the nature of - molecules and crystals from a chemical perspective" (Bragg, History of Science Website). "The new field of x-Ray crystallography emerged after World War 1, where x-Rays reflected through crystals resulted in photographs. Pauling used x-Ray diffraction photography in the 1930s to analyze the crystal structure of inorganic molecules and to revolutionize the understanding of chemical bonds" (Swedin, Science in the Contemporary World, 49). Early in his career, Pauling set out to create 'A framework for understanding the electronic and geometric structure of molecules and crystals' (Pauling). Pauling learned that "when X-rays are directed at a crystal, some are knocked off course by striking atoms, while others pass straight through as if there are no atoms in their path. The result is a diffraction pattern - a pattern of dark and light lines that reveal the positions of the atoms in the crystal (Bragg). By using the technique of X-ray diffraction, [Pauling] "determined the three-dimensional arrangement of atoms [of many crystalline structures]? Analyzing chemical structure became the central theme of his scientific work? To complement the experimental tool that X-ray analysis provided for exploring molecular structure, Pauling turned to quantum mechanics as a theoretical tool? and his application of quantum theory to structural chemistry helped to establish the subject ( Britannica). CONDITION & DETAILS: "The Crystal Structure of Molybdenite" (1923) in The Journal of the American Chemical Society; "The Structure of Sodalite and Helvite" (1930) in Zeitschrift fur Kristallographic (ZfK); "The Structure of the Micas and Related Minerals" (1930) in PNAS; "The Structure of Some Sodium and Calcium Aluminosilicates" (1930) in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS); "The Structure of the Chlorites" (1930) in PNAS; "The Crystal Structure of Zunyite" (1933) in ZfK; "On the Stability of the S8 Molecule and the Structure of Fibrous Sulfur" (1949) in PNAS, and "The Stochastic Method and the Structure of Proteins" (1953) in XIIIth International Congress of Pure and Applied Chemistry. Each of the offprints is in fine condition; name of prior owner stamped on each cover in very light and small print. Included also is a 1954 photo of Pauling.

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        Liberté, j'écris ton nom.

      Pierre Seghers 1953 - - Pierre Seghers, Paris S.d. (1953), 29x112cm, une feuille dépliante. - Second tirage, après la très rare édition originale parue la même année, de ce poème-objet composé sous forme de dépliant illustré en couleurs par Fernand Léger sur le poème Liberté de son ami Paul Éluard. Exemplaire imprimé en sérigraphie sur papier fort beige. Infimes piqûres en tête sans gravité, sinon très bel exemplaire d'une grande rareté. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Night of the Hunter

      New York: Harper & Brothers. (1953). First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper with the slightest of rubbing. Inscribed by the author soon after publication: "Kindest personal regards to my good friend Bob Carlitz, Davis Grubb. March 18, 1954". Basis for the memorable film directed by Charles Laughton and featuring Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, and magnificent camera work by Stanley Cortez. The script is credited to James Agee, who died a few months after the film was released, but reportedly Laughton, dissatisfied with Agee's work, rewrote it himself from scratch. Though now considered a classic, upon release the unusual and unique film was a critical and financial failure, and Laughton never directed again. A superb copy. Signed copies of the trade edition are much less common than the publisher signed presentation issue. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Bulletin de la Société des Antiquaires de l'Ouest et des Musées de Poitiers. 1953 à 1993 (41 années complètes). Du Tome II au Tome XVIII de la 4ème Série et du Tome I au Tome VII de la 5ème série.

      Société des Antiquaires de l'Ouest , Au Siège de la Société 1953 - 41 années complètes (publication trimestrielle), en vol. in-8 br., Au Siège de la Société, Poitiers, 1953-1993 Bel ensemble. Prix du lot. Langue: Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        DIAMONDS FOR MOSCOW By DAVID E. WALKER 1953

      London: CHAPMAN & HALL, 1953. Book. Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2. TITLE: DIAMONDS FOR MOSCOW By DAVID E. WALKER 1953 AUTHOR: DAVID E. WALKER PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: CHAPMAN & HALL, LONDON 1953 EDITION: First Edition assumed with none stated CATEGORY: First Edition BINDING/COVER: Hardback with dust jacket COLOR: Blue BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition assumed with none stated. CHAPMAN & HALL, LONDON 1953. THERE ARE NO OTHER COPIES OF THIS BOOK PUBLISHED BY CHAPMAN FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET AT THE TIME OF THIS LISTING!!! CONDITION: The jacket has some chipping along most of the edges. There is a private stamp with a person's name on the front endpaper. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 282 pages COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 10 business days after item is received. InvCode E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 004732.

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        Sartre: Romantic Rationalist (First UK Edition, signed)

      Bowes and Bowes, Cambridge 1953 - First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Attractive bookplate to the front pastedown jacket is lightly worn at the spine ends and corners, with a lightly toned spine panel, some rubbing along the hinge folds, with a single cellotape repair to the verso. Overall, an attractive copy of the author's first book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Turandot and Other Poems

      Tibor De Nagy Gallery 1953 - The first printing of the poet's scarce first book; published by Editions of the Tibor de Nagy Gallery. One of 300 copies, published in stiff decorated wrappers with paper label to front panel. A very good copy with some jagged paper loss to the front wrapper and light chipping to the other yapped edges. Light stain to upper portion of rear panel. Narrow strip of stain to first few pages at the inner edge. Four drawings by Jane Freilicher. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        JAWAHARLAL NEHRU. An Autobiography. With Musings on Recent Events in India. New Edition Containing an Additional Chapter "Five Years Later."

      Bodley Head, London 1953 - SIGNED AND DATED BY JAWAHARLAL NEHRU ON FFEP without personalization. A Near Fine hardback New Edition, Fifth Printing with toning page edges. Inscription of Desmond Donnelly ffep in a Very Good+ Dust Jacket with edge wear, Dust Jacket spine sunned. 8vo. xiii, 623 pp. Desmond Donnelly (1920-1974) Was a British member of Parliament, author and journalist. He was born in Sibsagar Assam, India, son of a tea planter. He returned to England in 1928 for schooling and served in the RAF during WW II. Subsequently, he entered politics, defeating Gwilym Lloyd George for a seat in the House of Commons.An interesting Association Copy linking Prime Minister Nehru to a British politician born in India. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Naked Hollywood

      Pellegrini & Cudahy, New York 1953 - EDITION ORIGINALE. Textes de Mel Harris et photographies de Wegee. Bien complet de la jaquette illustrée avec un petit manque en haut du dos. Bel exemplaire contenant insérée une PHOTOGRAPHIE ORIGINALE en tirage ancien (25,4 x 20,7 cm) de l'une des images du livre ( .Norma, too). Bel ensemble. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AGAINST THE FALL OF NIGHT

      [New York]: Gnome Press, Inc.,. [1953]. Octavo,. boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with tiny closed tear to upper front. panel and touch of rubbing to spine ends. (#127853). First edition. Signed by Clarke on the front free endpaper. Expanded and rewritten as THE CITY AND THE STARS (1956). This earlier version is still preferred by many readers. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-245. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 374-77.

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        Fløjte Huggas Billedbog.

      Hvedekorns bogserie, 1953. Upagineret sider. Originalt papomslag med original sejlgarnsbinding i ryggen Særdeles velholdt eksemplar. Tegnet, skrevet og komponeret af Heerup. Gennemillustreret med farvelithografier. Stort format. Trykt i 600 eksemplarer.. Dansk

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        MOLECULAR STRUCTURE OF NUCLEIC ACIDS (Watson & Crick); MOLECULAR STRUCTURE OF DEOXYPENTOSE NUCLEIC ACIDS (Wilkins, Stokes & Wilson); MOLECULAR CONFIGURATION IN SODIUM THYMONUCLEATE (Franklin & Gosling) and GENETICAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE STRUCTURE OF DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACID. (Watson & Crick). All in Nature Vol. 171

      London:: Nature,, 1953. First Edition. Very Good++. A Very Good++ hardback First Edition First Printing Volume 171 of Nature, January -June 1953 bound in quarter cloth and marbled paper boards with gilt lettering spine, silk ribbon bookmark. Mild cover edge wear, soil edges, fading to gilt lettering spine. Owner ink stamp title page. Not ex library. 4to. lxiv (Index), 1168 pp.

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        Libro de Cetrería de Caza de Azor (1565)

      Sociedad de Bibliófilos Españoles, Madrid 1953 - 4º, XV p., 265, 3 hoj. Ejemplar nº 303 de una edición numerada y nominada. Intonso. Papel de hilo con todas sus barbas. Media piel, nervios, hilos y florones dorados, en lomo y planos. Corte superior dorado. Magnífico ejemplar. Magnífica edición, impresa con grandes márgenes y en un papel de hilo fabricado especialmente para la sociedad de bibliófilos de esta reedición de un libro publicado en Salamanca en 1565, sobre cría, educación y curación de halcones y aves de rapiña. Con un prólogo de Dámaso Gutiérrez-Arrese. Volumen 28 de la 2ª época de la Sociedad de Bibliófilos Españoles. Cetrería. Bibliofilia. Caza. Falconry. Bibliophilism. Hunting.

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        LIBRO DE CETRERIA DE CAZA DE AZOR.

      Madrid 1953 - 4º XV., 266 p. 3 h. Facsimil de la portada de la edición original. Media pasta valenciana de época, conservando sus cubiertas originales. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kinwun Mingyi's London Diary

      54 - Rangoon - Supdt., Govt. Printing and Stationary, Burma 1953 - Two uncommon 1953/1954 editions of Kinwun Mingyi's London Diary. Bound in quarter cloth. This text is written in Burmese,with a dual language English/Burmese title page. Kinwon Min Gyi, 1831 1918, was a minister under King Mindon's and King Thibaw's reigns. He attempted to westernise the Burmese kingdom's existing bureaucracy into a more democratic system. Because of such attempts to do so, Kinwon Min Gyi was accused by many to have allowed Britain to win the Third Anglo-Burmese War. Kinwon Min Gyi was born U Kaung. King Mindon, upon Crown Prince Ka Naung's assassination, named U Kaung a diplomat, and was renamed Kinwon Min Gyi U Kaung. In 1881, he led the first Burmese diplomatic group to Europe. After King Mindon's death, Kinwon Min Gyi lost much power. He ordered the Burmese troops during the Third Anglo-Burmese War to not attack invading British. Under British colonial rule, Kinwon Min Gyi served as a civil servant in administration, writing many famous books and poems in Burmese literature. Condition: The bindings are generallytight and firm. There is some wear to the extremities, including rubbing and slight bumping. Internally the pages are generally bright with occasional handling marks. There are copius annotations in pencil. Eight leaves near the centre of volume 1 have the bottom marginal section missing. Overall the condition is very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Delia or A Masque of Night

      Rome: Botteghe Oscure. 1953. First. First edition. Wrappers. A trifle age-toned, still easily fine. Very scarce. .

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        Nude on the Ship's Prow.

      ca. 1953. - Watercolor painting on board. 20 x 26 inches. Signed and annotated 24-GS verso. Hughes, Artists in California, p. 245. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. (&quote;Cecil&quote;).

      Broadchalke, Reddish House, [4. Dezember 1953].. 2 SS. 8vo.. An einen Freund mit Dank für ein Geschenk: &quote;[ ] Growing old is so horrible in any case there should be more & more paliatives - & present giving should be more & more encouraged. Thank you for letting me have such a nice silver surprise [...]&quote;. - Beaton gilt als der bedeutendste britische Photograph des 20. Jahrhunderts. 1937 wurde er Hofphotograph der Königsfamilie. - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Adresse; mit wohl a. d. Hand des Empfängers stammendem Vermerk samt Datierung in Bleistift am oberen Rand der Recto-Seite.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        La venerie royale au xviiie' siecle.

      - Crépin-Leblond et Cie, Editeurs, No date (1953). 8:o. No 183 of 980 numbered copies Édition des papeteries de condat. Total edition 1000 copies. Illustrated. 122,(1)pp. + plates. Brown half morocco. Top edge gilt, else uncut. Spine decorated in blind and gold. Wrappers and spine preserved. In slip-case. (Bound by Wolfgang Bremer). From the library of Gunnar Brusewitz with his book-plate and a few pencil annotations in margin. 23 x 19 cm.[#\107236] [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquaria Bok & Bildantikvariat AB]
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        Banquet Song

      Barcelona: (Frederic Prokosch). 1953. First. First edition. Batik self-wrappers with printed paper label. 12mo. Fine. One of 44 copies, this copy unnumbered, and not noting which of the five issues this is. Inscribed by the author on the front fly with a Christmas greeting. A brief poem, one of the author's rare "butterfly books". Prokosch was an American novelist of remarkable promise who later fell under a cloud for manufacturing some spurious "rare first editions", which he did while experimenting with the handpress he used to manufacture the butterfly books. Additionally he reprinted some of the books between 1978-1980, but the provenance of this book, and the owner's notes that accompany the book indicate that it was obtained in the 1950s. His reputation has suffered despite the fact that his books were both a critical and popular success at the time of publication. OCLC locates four copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Industry Map of Oakland - Richmond, Alameda County - Contra Costa County, CA.

      San Francisco, Calif.: Southern Pacific Company, rev. 1956. 1953 - Blueline print, 28 inches x 10 feet. From First Street and Linden Street in Oakland to Sobrante Avenue and First Street. With Richmond Belt, Giant, Harbor Channel, Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville. With Index to Industry, approx 700 listings indexed Alphabetically and Numerically to map location. Scale 1 inch = 1000 feet.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        The Oliviers

      London: Hamish Hamilton, 1953. SIGNED on the frontis photograph in blue pen by Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of wear, internally repaired tear and area of loss to the head of the spine and top edge of rear cover. Previous owner's bookplate on front free endpaper. 313 pages. Illustrated with numerous b/w photographs. The first authorized biography of the Oliviers, drawing on their own recollections, those of their friends, as well as their private diaries and correspondence. . Signed by Subject. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: YesterYear Books]
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        Scrambled Eggs Super

      Random House 1953 - A near fine first edition in a very good dust jacket, inscribed by Seuss on the lower corner of the verso of the front free endpaper. Previous owner's inscription on front free endpaper. Housed in a custom-made slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Banquet Song

      Barcelona: (Frederic Prokosch). 1953. First. First edition. Batik self-wrappers with printed paper label. 12mo. Fine. One of 44 copies, this copy unnumbered, and not noting which of the five issues this is. Inscribed by the author on the front fly with a Christmas greeting. A brief poem, one of the author's rare "butterfly books". Prokosch was an American novelist of remarkable promise who later fell under a cloud for manufacturing some spurious "rare first editions", which he did while experimenting with the handpress he used to manufacture the butterfly books. Additionally he reprinted some of the books between 1978-1980, but the provenance of this book, and the owner's notes that accompany the book indicate that it was obtained in the 1950s. His reputation has suffered despite the fact that his books were both a critical and popular success at the time of publication. OCLC locates four copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        An Illustration of Japanese Coloured Porcelain. Kaliemon - Imari - Kutani - Nabeshima. 2 Volumes, Complete.,

      Kyoto-shoni Co. Ltd., Kyoto 1953 - Originalausgabe. Textheft Japanisch, Bildlegende Englisch. Zwei Bände, vollständig, kollationiert (Erstauflage) - die 2. Auflage wurde in 4 Bänden mit jeweils 50 Tafeln ediert. Sehr solide, goldgeprägte, farbig illustrierte Klapp-Kassetten mit jeweils 2 intakten Elfenbein-Schließen, geringe äußerliche Alters-/Abriebspuren, keinerlei Verletzung, auf schwerem, hochwertigem Papier gedruckt. Band I: Mit japanischem Textheft,100 farbige Tafeln, teilweise doppelseitige Fotos in exzellenter Qualität. Band 2: Mit ebenfalls 100 Tafeln und Bildlegende. Insgesamt sehr guter Zustand. A complete and monumental set. Very first edition of this essential monograph on Japanese porcelain, beautifully cloth bound with intact ivory clasps, containing altogether 200 high-quality coloured photo plates and a separate English index. Altogether excellent condition. Un ouvrage en deux volumes, ceux-ci complets, reliés pleine-toile, batonnets de fermeture en ivoire, intacts. Voici la première édition de cette monographie essentielle quant à la porcelaine japonaise, avec 200 planches photographiques (en couleur) imprimées sur du papier d`excellente qualité ainsi qu`un cahier (index) en anglais. Dans l'ensemble deux tomes en très bon etat general. 7,8 Kg. 29.5 x 37.5 Cm. Gewicht in Gramm: 7800 Erstausgabe Klappkassetten Sehr Ordentlich, Solide [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clement]
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