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        The Golden Apples of the Sun

      Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1953 - Published in New York by Doubleday & Company, Inc. in 1953. "FIRST EDITION" is stated on bottom half of copyright page. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Book very good, sun-fading to spine and top edges of covers, and slight wear at ends of spine and corners. DJ very good, spine sun-faded, light chipping at ends of spine and corners, some rubbing on front and rear, small tears at ends of flap hinges, flaps clipped, and small pieces missing from top edge of front. DJ flap price reads ¿$3.00." We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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      Chicago: Shasta Publishers,. [1953]. Octavo,. cloth-backed boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#114527). First edition. One of the subscriber's copies signed by Bester on the front free endpaper. A classic SF novel based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's CRIME AND PUNISHMENT (1866) "in which the obsessed villain ultimately fails to avoid detection by a telepathic policeman, but finds the prospect of punitive 'demolition' less terrible than its name implies." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 275. Winner of the 1953 Hugo award for best novel and runner-up for the 1954 International Fantasy Award. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-116. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 7. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 529-32.

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        The Demolished Man

      Chicago: Shasta,, 1953. Octavo. Original reddish-brown boards, blue cloth backstrip, titles to spine gilt and to upper board in white, top edge dyed black. With the dust jacket. Small crease to upper board at head of spine. An excellent copy in the pure white dust jacket with no rubbing or tanning. First edition, first impression. A superb copy, the nicest we have seen.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Chicago: Shasta Publishers,. [1953]. Octavo,. cloth-backed boards.. Age-darkening along inner front hinge, private owner's bookplate. affixed to front paste-down, a fine copy in fine dust jacket with. hint of wear at upper spine end. (#133430). First edition. One of the subscriber's copies signed by Bester on the front free endpaper. A classic science-fiction novel based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's CRIME AND PUNISHMENT (1866), "in which the obsessed villain ultimately fails to avoid detection by a telepathic policeman, but finds the prospect of punitive 'demolition' less terrible than its name implies." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 275. Winner of the 1953 Hugo award for best novel and runner-up for the 1954 International Fantasy Award. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-116. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 7. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 529-32.

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        Sept Microbes. Vus à Travers Un Tempérament

      Les Editions Cercle Des Arts, Paris 1953 - Mínima pérdida en la parte baja del lomo, según imagen. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Carlos Carnero Figuerola]
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        La Selva de los Reptiles.

      Sociedad de Bibliofilos Argentinos, Buenos Aires 1953 - 36 pp. 4to. Loose quires in glassine covered printed wrappers within a portfolio in slip case. Illus. with 4 b/w plates. No. 6 of 88 numbered copies (of a run of 100). Printed with Garamond types and specially drawn initials on Charter Eggshell paper. Composition directed by Dr. Eduardo J. Bullrich, the President of the Argentine Society of Bibliophiles,who completed this work shortly before his death. The drypoint illustrations by the artist, sculpture, and printer, Maria Carmen Portela (1898-1984) were printed by Raul Veroni. Joaquín Víctor González (1863-1923) studied law at the University of Cordoba, was Congressman, Senator, Governor of La Rioja, Minister of Interior, Minister of Justice and Public Instruction. He founded the University of La Plata. As a writer, his most famous book is "My Mountains. As a lawyer published the" Manual of the Constitution Argentina." Colombo Fine Printing 219. El Art del Libro 115. A fine copy in a very good portfolio with tears along joints. Cardboard slip case present but in parts. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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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        The Demolished Man

      Shasta 1953 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by the author. An attractive dustjacket that is vibrant in color with slight wear to the edges. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the panels and edges. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy SIGNED by the author. We buy Alfred Bester First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Les Bucoliques de Virgile. Lithographies originales en couleurs de Jacques Villon.

      Scripta et Picta, Paris 1953 - Paris, Scripta & Picta, 1953. 40 x 30 cm, in-folio, XX (II) pp. + 126 pp. + 5 ff. n. ch. + 2 ff. bl., 45 lithographies originales, dont 44 en couleurs, y compris le frontispice, et un culispice en noir, en feuilles sous couverture de papier bleu pâle portant au premier plat le titre et une vignette or en relief, chemise et étui de l'éditeur. Edition originale de la traduction et de la préface de Paul Valéry. L'un des 245 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches, seul papier avec 24 sur Japon (n° 63), celui-ci enrichi d'une LITHOGRAPHIE ORIGINALE à pleine page SIGNEE ET NUMEROTEE de Jacques Villon, non annoncée au colophon (portrait de Paul Valéry, n° 69/80). Les images ont été dessinées sur pierre en couleurs par Jacques Villon qui a gravé de sa propre main chaque couleur sur une pierre différente. Edition établie par le collectionneur, bibliophile et néanmoins pédiatre Alexandre Roudinesco. Quelques légères ombres, très bel exemplaire. (MONOD, 11330 ; KARAISKAKIS, 446) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Silver Chair

      Geoffrey Bles, London,, 1953. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full grey morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, original pictorial endpapers at front, plain coated endpapers at rear, all edges gilt. With black and white illustrations. A fine copy. First Edition, First Impression.

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        Dada 1916-1923, Sidney Janis, April 15 to May 9, 1953

      New York: Sidney Janis,, 1953. Texts by Tristan Tzara, Hans Arp, Richard Huelsenbeck and Jacques-Henry Levesque. Offset lithograph and screenprint exhibition poster/catalogue designed by Duchamp on tissue paper; folded version. Sheet size: 96.8 x 63.3 cm. A very bright copy with crumple marks. Presented in a black wooden frame. Poster/catalogue to accompany the Dada exhibition held at the Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. Duchamp produced the catalogue for the exhibition which was also assembled, curated and installed under his direction. The catalogue was distributed at the exhibition as a ball of crushed tissue. Duchamp also suggested a garbage bin be offered to visitors so that they could crumple up the catalogue and throw it away upon leaving the exhibition, our poster has crease marks suggesting this was the original fate of this piece. Duchamp considers this an original artwork and due to its ephemeral nature is rather uncommon.

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        Untitled, pencil on paper, signed

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

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        The Complete Psychological Works

      London: The Hogarth Press,, 1953-74. Translated from the German under the General Editorship of James Strachey. In Collaboration with Anna Freud. 24 volumes, octavo. Recent dark green morocco, raised bands to spines, titles and decorative tools to compartments gilt, single frames to boards gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Photographic frontispiece to each volume. A fine set. An attractively bound complete set of the Hogarth Press's Standard Edition. This is the most authoritative collection of the psychoanalytical works of Freud, edited by James Strachey, a former student of Freud's and member of the Bloomsbury Group.

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        Two Epigrams of Fealty; together with: Galsworthy and Gawsworth

      Privately Printed for Members of the Court, "Realm of Redonda", [c.1953] - Each one of 30 numbered copies Single leaf folded to eight pages, 16mo Fine copies. Very rare These three uncollected verses are testaments to Thomas’s "fealty" to John Gawsworth, King Juan I of Redonda, written in a Soho restaurant where Gawsworth was holding court. Thomas was created "Duke of Gweno" (he is so styled on the title-pages) in 1947, being one of the many celebrated artists and writers who were willing to play a part in the Redonda charade. The leaflets were printed after Thomas’ death by Gawsworth (the numbering is in his hand) as a memorial tribute. Included is a photocopy of a manuscript by Gawsworth about the poems ("[Thomas’] fealty was far from respectful!"). Not in Rolph.

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        Original Science Fiction Illustration By Jay Landau for "Death of a Sensitive", Harry Bates, May, 1953 Issue of "Science Fiction Plus"

      No Publisher, No Location 1953 - Original illustration, ink on stiff board, by Jay Landau (later, famed painter Jacob Landau) for the sci-fi pulp story "Death of A Sensitive" from the May, 1953 issue of Science Fiction Plus. 9 7/8" x 9" overall size, image size is most of that (scan). Note:layout editor's note at the bottom of the image in scan, which says 7 3/8", refers to the size the image is to be in the printed issue, not the 9" width of this original. This was executed as line art on copper, as were most of Landau's pulp illustrations; this is this black and white for reproduction in that May issue. Annotation on front (see scan), also annotations on reverse. Former paste foxing from layout process one the reverse;none on front. Image itself is fine, as used by the publisher. Used to illustrate the Harry Bates story, "Death of a Sensitive" -a story deemed by Hugo Gernsback's editor, Sam Moskowitz, to be the best he ever published in the magazine (Bates was the author of, in Astounding Science Fiction in 1940, "Farewell to the Master", which later became the basis for the classic sci-fi film, "The Day the Earth Stood Still"). A moody illustration by Landau, who, as the pulp illustrator he was at that time, is hard to find on the original sci-fi art market. Though he loved science fiction and did a fair amount of early magazine illustration, he later was able to concentrate solely on the stylish, impactful, often socially conscious and always psychologically disturbing mainstream painting which was his first love and for which he later gained famed. His early professional work for publications was done as Jay Landau or J. Landau (often signed only "Landau"), but the later work was, of course, by "Jacob Landau". Landau died in November, 2001, at age of 85. The intimidating, moody nature of this illustration is, to a degree, in keeping with that later painting style. The May issue of Science Fiction Plus is not itself included here; scan shown with this listing for reference. Llng1 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Copper engraving: "Penthouse Roof"

      n.p., 1953. One of 100 signed. 10 x 12 inches (image size). . Matted, framed and glazed. Signed in pencil by the artist on the mount. Kraeft

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        Go Tell It on the Mountain

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1953. 8vo, (12), 303, (1, colophon)pp. Original color-printed wrappers, lower cover plain, backstrip faded, a few leaves creased in the outer edge, a remarkably good copy of this fragile survival. First edition, Advance Reading Copy in wrappers. Baldwin's first book, a semi-autobiographical novel. The book examines the role of the Christian Church in the lives of African-Americans, both as a source of repression and moral hypocrisy and as a source of inspiration and community. It also, more subtly, examines racism in the United States. Ã’Upon publication it was immediately hailed as a major treatment of black life in America and established Baldwin as the leading black novelist of his generation. Baldwin's objections to the art that appeared on this advance issue (he felt it too stereotypical) resulted in a different dustwrapper appearing when the first edition was released. A highly desirable cornerstone of any African-American literature collection. A Modern Library and Radcliffe book of the century.Ó (BTC 2011). It also subtly touches on gay and bisexual themes that would be more prominent in his later works.

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        Delia or A Masque of Night

      Botteghe Oscure, Rome 1953 - First edition. Wrappers. A trifle age-toned, still easily fine. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Ascent of Everest

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1953., 1953. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED by the Author on to title page, and with a very friendly typed card: 'Colonel John Hunt CBE DSO / Weir Cottage / Knighton Radnor Wales / 15 Feb 53' to 'Dear Eileen'..., signed 'John'. Addressed to Miss Eileen Bickford, Slight Cottage, East Cottingworth, York. Publisher's bright blue cloth, gilt titles to spine, top edge tinted; in its original dust wrapper frayed to extremities, chipped at corners. A beautiful copy of this account of one of the most famous feats in mountain climbing.

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        El llano en llamas y otros cuentos [The Burning Plain and other Stories]

      Mexico: Fondo de Cultura Economica letras mexicanas. (1953). First. First edition. Slight age-toning to the pages, else fine in fine dustwrapper with slight overall age-toning, housed in a custom cloth clamshell case. The Mexican author's first book, a widely influential collection of classic short stories including "¡Diles que no me maten!" ["Tell Them Not to Kill Me!"]. A lovely copy of a key work of Latin American literature. .

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        Mystery of Cabin Island , Hardy Boys Mystery Series # 8 ,1953 TRUE 1st UK Edition, STATED 1st Printing,in Vintage Bright Coloured DustJacket Illustrated by Frank Varty of two Hardy Brothers wearing Green & Red Jackets Trimmed in White Fur in Snow Like Sa

      Harold Hill & Son Limited, Newcastle Upon Tyne ,UK 1953 - Orange & White Pictorial GRETTA Endpapers , NO Other Internals, Inner Flap DJ Original Price Intact of 8/6- NET List thru Secret Skull Mountain, HBDJ, 1953 , STATED 1st Published in Great Britain, TRUE 1st British Edition ,VG/VG-. AS-IS, . DJ bears light edge-wear and scrage hole of approx 1cm x 5cm. Mustard Yellow Tweed Cloth Titled in Black with Hardy Boys Silhouetthe on Front Cvr, Harold Hill printed on book spine indicates this is the original printing. Dustjacket has moderate edgewear, light edge Scuffing, Book is in VERYGood shape, with, tiny red Horizontal stain At btm edge & thin white mark along Spine outer Cvr edges, Further Titles in this Series page that List Thru Secfret Wildcat Swamp, Text is in good shape. Interior Nice, tight Clean Light rub, wear, Fox ,222 pgs + have You Ever Thought why pg, NO ads in back, DJ Protected by Clear Mylar, DJ Light wear tiny chips Tears Extremities, Tinted top outer pgs edges in Green, 5 X 7 1/2 in. , YellowSpine DJ END Tiny CHIPS NOT Affecting Titles Leaving #8 present btm .Back Inner Flap DJ Lists thru Little Women, Back of DJ some rub, wear & 2 X 1/2 in, piece out affects comic on Left top side & small Ink Word gives short sypnosis of bk Grest Airport Mystery with Red, B/W Comics Like Drawings of Hardy Boys, Light Scuff Spine DJ edges ,in Vintage Bright Coloured DustJacket Illustrated by Frank Varty of two Hardy Brothers wearing Green & Red Jackets Trimmed in White Fur in Snow Like Sailboat with Orange Sail watching another Boat with Red Sail & Snow covered mountains & Cabin Across Lake ,a Story of Queer Adventures on a Rockbound Island [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sky Fever and Other Stories

      Published by Latimer House Ltd., 33 Ludgate Hill, London First Edition . 1953. - First edition hard back binding in publisher's original aqua blue cloth covers, black lettering to spine. 8vo 7½'' x 5¼'' 174 pp. Fine condition book in very near Fine condition dust wrapper with very light rubbing across foot of lower panel, not price clipped 7/6, spine not faded. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper and can easily be removed should you so wish. Member of the P.B.F.A. JOHNS, Captain W. E. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Long Good-Bye

      Hamish Hamilton - First edition, London, 1953. Book near fine, except for slight crease on spine, front board very slightly bowed outward, slight discoloration on end-papers. DJ near fine, except for slight rubbing and chipping at spine ends and corners, slight rubbing along jointsand bends, slight discoloration on spine, slight staining on back, top and bottom of inside DJ covered with tape, slight staining inside DJ on back flap. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      'Sansoni' '1953 – 1956', 'Firenze' - '16 fascicoli, cm 15 x 23 bross edit ill.ta a colori. La rivista usciva in quattro lingue; oltre all''italiano anche in inglese, francese e tedesco. La versione italiana era stampata da Sansoni per le cure redazionali di Corrado Tumiati, Fernanda Pivano, Nicola Chiaromonte e altri. Evidente l''intento di favorire lo scambio interculturale. La presentazione grafica e la maggior parte delle copertine si devono al mitico Alvin Lustig. Scritti di Faulkner, William Carlkos Williams, James Baldwin, E.E. Cummings, Anne Goodwin, Robert Lowell, William Saroyan, Thomas Merton, Malcom Cwley, John Cheever e molti altri. Gli argomenti prevalenti: Arte, Architettura, Letteratura, Design Importante rivista, introvabile completa dei 16 fascicoli pubblicati. Normali segni del tempo; nel complesso in condizioni molto buone. Disponibili anche alcuni fascicoli separati, Euro 18,00 cad: nn° 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10 ,11, 12, 15.'

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        Problemist: Proceedings of the British Chess Problem Society, The

      British Chess Problem Society, Sutton Coldfield 1953 - [298]-612 pages with diagrams, illustrations, plates and tables. Royal octavo (9 3/4" x 7 1/4") issued original green cloth with gilt lettering. Volume 4, numbers 1 thru 36 (Betts: 42-5) 1st edition. The Problemist started with volume 1 January 1926 and published bi-monthly. It originally had the subtitle Proceedings of the British Chess Problem Society but the words Proceedings of were dropped in January 1985. The foreword to the first issued, written by the editor T R Dawson, begins: "This little journal, bring Happy New Year Greetings to every member of the BCPS, will be to most of you a surprise calling for explanation. It origin lies in the desire to have a medium in which the Society, as a collection of units and as a unity, may give expression to its thought and life. Following a suggestion from Mr F. F. L. Alexander, at the last annual general meeting, I obtained quotations for printing this periodical which enabled me to formulate a practical scheme for its continuance within the limits of our income. The scheme was unanimously adopted at a special meeting on Nov. 27th last, with Mr B. G. Laws in the chair and I accepted the meeting's invitation to edit these pages. Our title is a happy suggestion from Mr C. D. Locock." T. R. Dawson continued as editor of The Problemist until May 1931 when he resigned to devote more time to The Problemist Fairy Chess Supplement which he had begun in August 1930 (in 1936 it was renamed The Fairy Chess Review). The post of editor of The Problemist was taken on by C. S. Kipping who held the position until his death in 1963. Subsequent editors have been John Ling, Colin Vaughan from March 1972, Paul Valois from May 1985 and John Rice from March 1999. All these general editors have been assisted by a team of section editors devoted to specific topics. The Problemist continues to be devoted essentially to orthodox chess problems, including regular columns on endgames, selfmates and helpmates using the orthodox chess pieces. A fairy chess column was reintroduced by A. S. M. Dickins in march 1968. In January 1997, as a result of modern computer production methods, the page-size of the magazine was reduced from the traditional quarto size to A5, though with more pages. Although the magazine is published by the British Chess Problem Society, membership of the Society is open to people throughout the world, and this is reflected in the names of the contributors of problem compositions and articles. Condition: Some occasional marginalia else a very good to fine copy issued without jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      Knopf, 1953 - FIRST EDITION in dust jacket. The book is about fine. The unclipped dust jacket has some minor wear and small amounts of paper loss at the spine ends; the spine is sunned with the author and title still readable. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Monroe Stahr Books]
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        Go Tell it on the Mountain

      Knopf 1953 - First edition 1st printing, Near Fine to Fine book, appears to be unread, with pushed top of spine, one light spot front page edges; in a Very Good jacket with sun fade on spine, tiny chips and small closed tears, light soiling back panel. A very nice copy of Baldwin’s classic first novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Go Tell It On the Mountain

      Alfred A Knopf 1953 - Alfred A Knopf, New York 1953. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Edition, no additional printings. Red cloth boards. Jacket priced at $3.50. Rare Book. Book Condition: Near Fine, clean boards & pages, tight spine. Minor age toning at the endpaper, soft shelf wear.Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, chipping, light spots. Tear at the spine, rubbing at the folds. Wrapped in a new mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gesammelte Werke. 12 Bände der Reihe.

      Hamburg, Rowohlt Verlag, (1953 - 1959).. Kl.-8°. Zus. fast 5700 S. Flexible rote Lederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückenschildern, Kopfgoldschnitt und roten Lesebändchen, 11 Bände im Original-Schuber (wenige Bände gering berieben, 1 Rückenschild nachgedunkelt, beiliegend 5 teilweise geknickte OUmschläge).. 12 Bände aus der Vorzugsausgabe in Ganzleder aus der Neuausgabe der entzückenden Taschenausgabe von Balzac in Dünndruck: 1. Albertus Savarus. 2. Cäsar Birotte aus Grösse und Niedergang. 3. Die Geheimnisse der Fürstin von Cadignan. Novellen (Die Verlassene. Die Muse der Provinz). 4. Heimliche Könige. Novellen (Das Bankhaus Nucingen. Gobseck. Melmoth. Der berühmte Gaudissart. Skizze eines Geschäftsmannes). 5. Künstler und Narren. Novellen (Gambara. Das unbekannte Meisterwerk. Massimilla Doni. Die Verbannten). 6. Die Lilie im Tal. 7. Pariser Novellen (Das Haus zur ballspielenden Katze. Ein Prinz der Boheme. Noch ein Gaudissart. Komödianten, ohne es zu wissen. Eine doppelte Familie. Frau Firmiani. Frauenstudie. Z. Marcas. Pierre Grassou). 8. Pierrette. 9. Die tödlichen Wünsche. 10. Vater Goriot. 11. Vetter Pons. 12. Zwei Frauen.- Übersetzer sind Otto Flake (2), Else von Hollander (2), Heinrich Eduard Jacobs, Hugo Kaatz (2), Max Krell, Hete Maas, Rosa Schapire (2) u.a.

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        S'un Casto Amor

      (Privately printed by the Fantasy Press), Oxford 1953 - 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." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Basic Ideas of Man: A Program of Study Founded Upon Man's Heritage of Wisdom

      Los Angeles: The Philosophical Research Society. 1953-1955. First. First edition. Quarto. Twenty-four separately titled parts bound in full black buckram gilt. Label of a Hollywood, Caliufornia bookbinder front pastedown, very near fine. Manly P. Hall's own copy bound for him and with his ownership stamp. This volume binds up the first two years of instruction of this correspondence course devoted to spiritual wisdom, Jungian philosophy, mystical experience, and related topics. .

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        Neue Deutsche Biographie von A - Z (25 Bände KOMPLETT plus Gesamtregister auf CD-ROM)

      Duncker & Humblot 1953 - 2013.. insgesamt ca. 20 000 Seiten; Gebundene Ausgabe. Gepflegte, gut erhaltene Bände aus aufgelöster Bibliothek mit jeweils einem dezenten Instituts-Stempel im Buchinnern; KOMPLETTPREIS für 25 Bände plus CD-Rom; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Das Bild zeigt nur einen Teil der hier angebotenen Bände! P.S.: Von dieser Serie haben wir noch ein weniger gepflegtes Exemplar (Bibliotheksexemplar mit Rückenschildern) auf Lager - der Preis für ist individuell verhandelbar! Bilder auf Anfrage!

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros - Versandantiquariat]
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        Canciones lugubres y tristes, a la muerte de Don Christoval de Oñate, Teniente de Gouernador, y Capitán General de las conquistas de nueuo Mexico. Dirigidas a Don Ivan de Oñate, Adelantado, y Conquistador de nueuo Mexico. (Madrid 1622) / Prólogo, por Agapito Rey y José Manuel Blecua

      - EDICION DE BIBLIOFILO LIMITADA Y NUMERADA.- Valencia: .la fonte que mana y corre. (Imp. en los Talleres de Tipografía Moderna), 1953.- 154 p., [2 h.]: Incluye la portada y el colofón facsímiles del original; 8º (18 cm.); Esmerada impresión sobre excelente papel de hilo verjurado con sus barbas; Fina encuadernación en Plena Piel chagrén roja, lomo dorado y con 5 nervios, cabeza pintada, conserva la cubierta anterior editorial; estuche.- (Col. Duque y Marqués. Opúsculos Literarios Rarísimos. III).- Edición dirigida por Antonio Pérez y Gómez, impresa al cuidado de María Amparo y Vicente Soler. Consta de 225 ejemplares numerados del 1 al 125 y [además] de 30 marcados de A a Z, y 16 para The John Carter Brown Library, y los autores del prólogo. Este es el Nº 58. Es la PRIMERA REIMPRESION del único ejemplar existente en el mundo, concretamente en la John Brown Library, y que está fechado: "Con Licencia en Madrid, Por la Viuda de Fernando Correa. Año M. DC. XXII. [1622]". Libro que si bién, no es de un importante valor poético, si es de un gran valor histórico y de autentica rareza. IMPECABLE ESTADO.{ Libro en español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Miranda, AILA ILAB]
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        Discursos exemplares. (1634) / Noticia preliminar por Antonio Rodríguez Moñino

      - EDICION DE BIBLIOFILO LIMITADA Y NUMERADA.- Valencia: .la fonte que mana y corre., (Talleres de Tipografía Moderna), 1953.- XVI p. + 203 p. de la reedición + [3 h., dos de ellas en blanco]: Incluye la portada facsimil del original; 8º (18 cm.); Esmerada impresión sobre excelente papel de hilo verjurado con sus barbas; Enc. en Plena Piel chagrén roja, lomo dorado y con 5 nervios, cabeza pintada, estuche, conserva la cubierta anterior editorial.- (Col. Duque y Marqués. Opúsculos Literarios Rarísimos. IV).- Edición dirigida por Antonio Pérez Gómez e impresa al cuidado de María Amparo y Vicente Soler. Consta de 225 ejemplares numerados del 1 al 225 y [además] de 30 marcados de A a Z, y diez, para el autor del prólogo, marcados del I al X. Siendo este el Nº 60. El presente libro constituye la PRIMERA REEDICIÓN de esta obra única: "Discursos exemplares de Ioseph Ortiz de Valdivieso y Aguayo, Natural de la Villa de la Roda. Con Privilegio, Impresso en Xerez de la Frontera, por Fernando Rey, Año 1634".{ Libro en español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        500 premiers certificats nominatifs pour une part d'un millième dans les 10 % attribués sur les produits nets annuels aux membres fondateurs de l'entreprise.

      Compagie Universelle - ROD0032660: 500p. de souches certificats nominatifs. On y joint un volume de 36p. de renseignements concernant les titres de la Compagnie Universelle du canal de Suez édité en 1953, qui détaille l'histoire de la Société. Quelques noms cités sur les souches manuscrits à la plume avec leur numéro d'ordre sur la liste : Mr. ACHON Jean, Mr. AUBERT louis-Rémy, Mr. FALLIEN Cabarrus, Mr. le Comte de CIRCOURS, Mr. CONRAD, Mr. le Baron BRENIER, Mr. CLOR BEY, Mr. COUTURIER Gustave, Mr. DARIER, Mr. DELAMALE, Mr. DERVIEU, Mr. le Vicomte EXELMANS, Mr. Le Comte d'ESCAYRAC de LAUTURE, Mr. LAROUSSE Eugène, Mr. le Comte de LESSEPS, Mr. Le Baron Jules de LESSEPS, Mr. PREFONTAINE, Mr. MARCHAND Eugène, Mr Le Marquis De PONTOIL CAMUS de PONTCARRE, Mr. ROSTAND Albert, Mr. ROUSSEL, Mr. REIGNIER, Mr. PLON (imprimeur éditeur), ect. In-4 Relié. Bon état. Couv. défraîchie. Mors fendus. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 962-Egypte et Soudan [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Assignment In Eternity [Limited Numbered First Edition Signed]

      Fantasy Press, Reading, PA 1953 - A beautiful burnt orange cloth Limited Numbered First Edition (so stated) inscribed by the author on the limitation page: "To Raymond Epstein, Sincerely, R.A. Heinlein" and hand-numbered 105 of 500 Limited signed Firsts. The limitation page has been tipped in and is in bright shiny stock. The book features gold titling that is clear and is in fine condition overall but for natural toning to the page edges and very light bumping on the spine ends. The colorful dustjacket is complete with the original price ($3.00). The color panels are bright and colorful and the cream panels are unusually bright. There is darkening on the back fold crease, minor loss at the spine ends and minor wear overall. A very nice copy of an early Heinlein book that features four long science fiction stories in the signed first edtion. One of 500 hand-numbered First Editions from an original first print run of 3,000. Scarce. Parrish Books guarantees all signatures as authentic. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Fantasy Press, New York 1953 - Inscribed by Heinlein on the title page. Bound in original reddish brown cloth with lettering and rule stamped in gilt. A little toning along rear inner hinge, else fine in fine and bright dust jacket. A striking copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA]
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