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        Geheimnis hinter dem Mondschatten. Oel auf Pavatex.

      1953.. Bildgrösse 56x47 cm. Unten links signiert und datiert. Rückseitig hs. bezeichnet. In Holzrahmen mit Stoffbezug 65x56 cm..

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        Khirokitia. Final report on the excavation of a neolithic settlement in Cyprus on behalf of the Department of Antiquities, 1936-1946.

      London, Oxford University Press, 1953.. Fort in-4 pleine toile editeur sous jaquette, XXI-447 pp., 152 planches d'ill. photogr. en noir et de figures, 113 figures dans le texte, frontispice en couleurs. Index. (Monograph of the Dept. of Antiquities of the Government of Cyprus, No.1). Jaquette dechiree, l'ouvrage en bonne condition. Petit ex-libris mss..

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Trait d'Union]
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        Tosca [Signed by Maria Callas, Tito Gobbi and Giuseppe di Stefano]

      Angel Records / Teatro La Scala, 1953. Angel Records / Teatro La Scala. London, 1953. Three record set of Puccini's Tosca, released by Angel Records, No. ANG.35060. The inner cover has been signed by Maria Callas, Tito Gobbi and Giuseppe Di Stefano. Callas has also signed the front of the cover. Both signatures as Maria Meneghini Callas. A very scarce collection of signatures. The records are of the Teatro La Scala Production. Includes libretto. Both records are visually near mint, probably unplayed, and play with minimal occasional surface noise. Additional pictures available upon request. . Very Good. 1953. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books]
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        A Time To Keep Silence.

      The Queen Anne Press, London 1953 - First edition, one of 500 numbered copies, this being number 250. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Patrick Leigh Fermor Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with a small closed tear. Rare, especially in the original dust jacket. "More than a history or travel journal, however, this beautiful short book is a meditation on the meaning of silence and solitude for modern life" (New York Review of Books). "His shortest book (and to my mind his best) its hammered terseness is a good match for the sobriety of the subject" (Anthony Lane, The New Yorker). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        TV Guide Volume 1, Number 1

      Triangle Publications, Philadelphia - April 3-9, 1953. Thin 12mo pictorial wrappers. Staple bound. The first issue of this famous publication with the picture of Lucille Ball's son on the front cover, with a vignette of Lucy above it. Light rubbing to the spine and mailing label affixed to lower front corner, else very good to fine. Very scarce. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Literary Lion, ABAA]
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        Love Among the Ruins

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1953. London: Chapman & Hall,, 1953. A Romance of the Near Future. With Decorations by Various Eminent Hands Including the Author's. Octavo, pp. 51. Original red cloth, decoration to front board and titles to spine gilt, top edge gilt others untrimmed, printed in black and dark red. Illustrations in dark red. Signed limited edition, number 23 of 50 copies reserved for presentation from the author, and with his additional inscription to the limitation page, "Jack & Frankie with love from Evelyn". The recipients were Waugh's friends Jack and Frances Donaldson, the latter being the author of Evelyn Waugh: portrait of a country neighbour (1967). Their bookplate is affixed to the front free endpaper. The signed limited edition totalled 350 copies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Ex-Prodigy: My Childhood and Youth

      New York: : Simon & Schuster, , 1953. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1953. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Signed by Weiner on the front free endpaper.Famed mathematician, Nobert Wiener is regarded as the originator of cybernetics, a formalization of the notion of feedback, with many implications for engineering, systems control, computer science, biology, philosophy, and the organization of society.

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        The Ascent of Everest. SIGNED BY SIR JOHN HUNT

      Hodder & Stoughton, [1953]. Hodder & Stoughton, [1953]. 8vo., First Edition, with a coloured frontispiece, 7 coloured and 48 monochrome plates, and numerous illustrations in the text, some light offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers; blue cloth, gilt back, blue top, a near fine copy in unclipped dust-wrapper. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON TITLE. THIS COPY WAS FORMERLY IN THE LIBRARY OF COMMANDER PETER LLOYD-BOSTOCK AND BEARS HIS HOLOGRAPH PENCILLED SIGNATURE ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. With a small quantity of relevant cuttings laid in. . Catalogs: sports & pastimes: mountaineering.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        Henry Winslow: Poems

      Locarno - Arti Grafiche Carminati, 1953. Locarno - Arti Grafiche Carminati, 1953 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A first and only edition of this collection of poetry. Divided into poems and sonnets. 'Henry Winslow trained in Paris as an architect at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, became a painter in tempera and water colour, exhibiting in London and Paris. During his last year when his sight failed, he wrote these poems and wished them given to his friends'. A newspaper cutting about Winslow's art has been loosely inserted. Condition: In a full morocco binding. Externally, very smart with some shelfwear only. Some fading to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Generally clean with just the odd mark. Ink inscription to the first blank. Two cut-out pieces of paper reading Henry Winslow have been stuck to two separate pages. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        1953 The Alleys of Marrakesh by Peter Mayne

      London - John Murray, 1953. London - John Murray, 1953 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A witty account of the author's time spent in Marrakesh. First edition. With previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, initialled D. M. Condition: In a cloth binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, very smart. Slight chipping and loss to edges of dustwrapper, and a small closed tear. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED with a VERY GOOD dustwrapper.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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      London: Collins. c 1953 - Suite of 14 original pen, ink and watercolour drawings for "Three Jolly Friends". Mounted. Cam’s early draft of what would later be published as The Three Jolly Boatmen. Comprising 4 full-page drawings (measuring 24 x 19 cms) and 10 double-page spreads (24 x 37 cms), a few with manuscript text in the author’s hand below the illustration. Two illustrations with small adhesions where the artist has fixed redrawn items of clothing, then removed them. There are two different designs for the title page, both retaining the working title of Three Jolly Friends. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

      [Bookseller: LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA)]
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      Oxford University Press 1953 - First Edition, First Printing of the Oxford University Press edition. This is the First hardcover edition of this title. A beautiful copy. This original dustjacket is rich in color with NO chips or tears. This wonderful dustjacket is rarely seen in this nice condition. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with slight wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a stunning copy of this scarce edition. We buy Mary Chase First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        *ULLMANNS ENCYKLOPÄDIE DER TECHNISCHEN CHEMIE* 19/20 Bänden (Band 1 fehlend) plus 2 Extrabände: Gesamtregister und Ergänzungsband und zusätzlich 2 Hefte Sachregister für die Bände 3-8 und für die Bände 3-13. Mit sehr vielen Abbildungen. 2/1: Anwendung physikalischer und physikalisch-chemischer Methoden im Laboratorium; 2/2: Betriebsüberwachung; 3-19: Encyklopädie von A (Abietinsäure) bis Z (Zwischenprodukte).

      Urban & Schwarzenberg Verlag 1953 (bis 1970). ca. 25000 Seiten, mit sehr vielen Abbildungen Gr.8° HARDCOVER, Leinen 3. völlig neu gestaltete Auflage - Goldprägung auf dem Buchrücken und dem Deckel, Farbschnitt an der Oberkante, insgesamt SEHR GUTER ZUSTAND!.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Holger Schankin DAS B]
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      Oxford University Press, New York 1953 - SIGNED AND INSCRIBED "TO --- WITH LOVE FROM MR. CROW HIMSELF AND FROM TASHA ALSO. THIS IS E. A. C. HOLDING THE MUCH DISCUSSED FEATHER! T. T." AND WITH ORIGINAL DRAWING OF EDGAR ALLAN CROW WITH FEATHER BY TASHA TUDOR. A Near Fine hardback First Edition First Printing with minimal cover edge wear in a Near Fine Dust Jacket with short closed tear and minimal soil. 16mo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        Edgar Allan Crow

      New York: Oxford University Press, 1953. New York: Oxford University Press,, 1953. Octavo. Original black cloth with gilt lettering to spine, pictorial endpapers. With the pictorial dust jacket. Colour illustrations by the author throughout. Light toning to front endpaper, a very good copy with lightly toned price clipped jacket with front panel top edge with a small chip and rear top edge with two short closed tears. First edition, first printing. A charming story of a crow and his adopted human family. Based on the true tale of the author's family.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Holy Places

      London: The Queen Anne Press, 1953. London: The Queen Anne Press,, 1953. With Wood Engravings by Reynolds Stone. Quarto. Original red morocco, titles to spine gilt, grey endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Housed in a grey quarter morocco slipcase and chemise. Corners bumped, lightly rubbed at extremities. An excellent copy in the rubbed and partially toned jacket which is split down the front fold and has a few small nicks and a small chip from the base of the spine panel. First edition, first impression. One of 12 copies specially printed for the author the year after the first edition. This copy additionally inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Eric Shaw, with warm regards from Evelyn Waugh, March 1954". In this edition the frontispiece and tailpiece are reversed in order and only the frontis has a caption.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [1953] New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,. [1953]. cloth.. Early owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down. A fine copy in. very good first printing dust jacket ($2.50 printed price) with with. and shallow loss at spine ends and light wear at corner tips.. (#141057). First edition. "An orphaned youth on an overcrowded future Earth longs to go into space. He manages to gain a berth aboard a starship which goes astray and winds up in an unknown region. Luckily, the hero's mathematical ability enables him to calculate the route home through hyperspace. A gripping 'juvenile' in this author's best vein." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition, p. 349. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-516.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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        Sky Fever

      Latimer House Ltd., London 1953 - 174 pp., colour illustrated dustwrapper. No date of publication but an external bibliography gives a publication year of 1953. The original blue boards, have faded along the top edge, and for approximately a quarter of an inch at the top of the spine; there is a triangular segment at the base of the spine that has also faded starting one inch up from the base on the rear edge and moving roughly diagonally to a point about 3/8 of 1 inch from the bottom of the right-hand edge of the spine, and there's also some fading at the lower bottom right-hand corner of the rear panel. The dustwrapper shows edgewear, and chipping to the top edge with some loss, and there are tears at the rear of foldover crease and either side of the head of the spine. The lower edge of the dustwrapper has a tear at the rear foldover crease, chipping at the front foldover crease, a small tear midway along the front panel and again and the front spine gutter, and there is a loss of dustwrapper including most of the publisher's name from the base of the spine region and well into the back panel bottom corner. The damage forms a triangle measuring three inches along the base by approximately 2.5 "on each side of the apex being approximately 0.5 " onto the back panel. Size: Octavo - up to 9 ¾" tall - Octavo. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 0201711. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Syber's Books]
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        Nine Stories

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1953. Boston: Little, Brown and Company,, 1953. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Housed in a red cloth box. Light rubbing to edges of the dust jacket. A superb copy without the usual fading. First edition, first printing. Advance copy with the publisher's compliments slip.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Casino Royale

      Jonathan Cape, London 1953 - First Edition, First Printing. A stunning copy of this FIRST ISSUE DUSTJACKET with the printed price of 10s. 6d. net present and NO blurb from the Sunday Times. This unrestored dustjacket is vibrant in color with slight wear to the edges. The book is in fantastic shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with a hint of wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A magnificent copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with the ORIGINAL First Issue dustjacket. We buy Fleming First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        2 offprints by Max Delbruck

      Genetics, Vol. 38, No. 1, January 1953, pp. 5-33. Genetics, Vol. 38, No. 1, January 1953, pp. 5-33. PAPERBACK. Titles include: The Mechanism of Genetic Recombination in Phage. Genetics, Vol. 38, No. 1, January 1953, pp. 5-33 A Physicist Looks at Biology. Trans of Connecticut Academy 1949. Scarce offprints by the Nobel Prize 1969 winner Max Delbruck 1906-1981. "German American biophysicist, helped launch the molecular biology research program in the late 1930s. He stimulated physical scientists' interest into biology, especially as to basic research to physically explain genes, mysterious at the time." Wikipedia* Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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        17 volumes Cold Spring Harbor Symposia Incl. Crick and Watson DNA

      Biological Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, various dates - Very important publication. Symposia has presented many discoveries, such as the structure of DNA, the genetic code, the polymerase chain reaction (PCR), and RNA interference (RNAi)-Featuring the important: Volume XVIII (1953) Watson and Crick DNA (this copy inscribed presentation copy signed by Milislav Demerec who was head of the Laboratory. The recipient was a professor at Cornell.Inluding: XIII (1948), XXVI (1961), XII (1947), X (1942), XI (1946), , XXII (1957), XVII (1952), XXI (1956), XXVIII (1963) Small gouge front cover, IX (1941), XIV (1949), XV (1950) ex-library with few stamps and spine ID letters in white, XL (1975), XXVI (1961), XXVII (1962), XVI (1951), XXIII (1958)Most are in very good condition. Some have the prior owners name, one has a ring stain on cover. A very serviceable group of volumes. Some spine letters darkened, or spine sunned. Biology. Genetics. * [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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        Johnny Guitar

      Simon & Schuster, New York 1953 - Near fine in a better than very good but not quite fine dust jacket, with a small abrasion to the jacket spine at mid, some slight edgewear. Browning pages, as in all copies. A solid, handsome and attractive copy of this title, the basis for the indelibly strange Nicholas Ray film, featuring Joan Crawford's most memorably over the top performance --and that's a high bar to jump. A minor classic, elusive in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: John Kehoe, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Typed Letter Signed [TLS]

      New York: np. New York: np. 1st Edition. No Binding. Fine. Important Eleanor Roosevelt letter with strong words denouncing Senator Joseph McCarthy. The letter is addressed to W. Hugh Jones, a local Pennsylvania Democratic politician, in response to a letter by Jones seeking clarification for her words as quoted in the A.P. Typed on her 202 Fifty-Sixth Street, New York letterhead and dated August 31, 1953, she writes: Dear Mr. Jones: The A.P. dispatch was only partly quoted correctly. I said "He has made the great mass of people blindly afraid of communism. People in government circles are afraid to be different because of the unfair methods Senator McCarthy used'". I am not slandering or maligning my country but I am anxious that everyone of the citizens of the US wakes up to the harm he has done our prestige throughout the world. Everywhere they ask if he is destroying our freedom. In Europe they have seen a Hitler and a Stalin come to power and they recognize the methods used by Senator McCarthy as being very similar. Very sincerely yours, [signed] Eleanor Roosevelt New York:, np, 1953. Two quarto sheets (6in x 7in) with type on one side, original envelope. With Jones's copy of his letter. Fold at center, otherwise fine. Eleanor Roosevelt letters with good political content are rare.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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      Talleres de Artes Gráficas de los Hermanos Bedia, Santander 1953 - 1ª ed 25x35. 4 hojas en un pliego. Poema de José Hierro, con un dibujo de Alvarez Ortega; impreso a 2 tintas en papel verjurado Guarro. Firmado por José Hierro. Se tiraron 100 ejemplares como recuerdo de la inauguración de los nuevos pabellones de la Residencia Universitaria de Santander en el Sardinero. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

      [Bookseller: Carmichael Alonso libros]
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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 Location: No Publisher, 1953. No Location: No Publisher, 1953 Original illustration, ink on stiff board, by Jay Landau (later, the 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 (see scan). Note: the 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 from that for the magazine for reproduce in that May issue. There were presumably no others executed from it. Annotation on front (see scan), also annotations on reverse. Former paste foxing on reverse, presumably from the layout process for the issue; none on front. The front, the image itself, is fine, as used by the publisher. Used to illustrate the Harry Bates story, "Death of a Sensitive" - a story deemed by publisher 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, 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 became so famous. His early professional work for publications was done as either Jay Landau or J. Landau (often signed only "Landau", though), but the later work was, of course, largely by "Jacob Landau". Landau died in November, 2001 at the age of 85. The intimidating and 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 with this item; the scan of the published image is included with this listing for reference. l-lng1

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        Fløjte Huggas Billedbog. Hvedekorns Bogserie.

      Kbhvn. 1953. Trykt i litografi i farver hos Permild & Rosengreen. Opl. 600 ekspl. 4to. Orig. kart. Printed in lithography in colour by Permild & Rosengreen. Limited to 600 copies. Publisher's cased boards.. Helt frisk eksemplar. Moestrup 92-98

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosells Antikvariat]
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      Editorial R. Carbonell. - Madrid. 1953-58. 6 Vols. (Vol 1;164;Vol 2;227;Vol 3,186;Vol 4;116;Vol 5;178;Vol 6;153; p.): Láminas en los tomos 4, 5 y 6. 18x13. Papel de hilo. Rafael Santos torroella, Luis Montañés Fontenla, Miguel herrero García, Paulina Junquera, Fernando Landeira de Compostela, Jesus Hernandez Perera. Biblioteca Literaria del Relojero. Tomos 1 al 6. Preciosa edición de bibliófilo. Ref 10.2 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        40 offprints from Brazilian Geneticist S. De Toledo Piza Junior 1939-1953

      various 1939-1953 - 40 offprints from the important Brazilian geneticist S. De Toledo Piza Junior. Only 18 total titles show up in Worldcat author search for this author. Some titles included: Comportamento Dos Cromossomios Na Primeira Divisao Do Espermatocito Do Tityus Bahiensis (1939) chip corner front panel; Poliploidia Natural Em Tityus Bahiensis (Scorpiones) Associada A Aberracoes Cromossomicas Espontaneas (1940; Bases Para Uma Futura Compreensao Dos Cromossomios (1941); Dorso-Ventralidade Dos Cromossomios (1942); Meiosis in the Male of The Brazilian Scorpion (1943); A Proposito Da Meiose Do Tityus Bahiensis (1943); list available. Brazil. Genetics. Zoology. * Many have prior owner signature of Franz Schrader.

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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        Novelas completas y ensayos

      Aguilar, Madrid 1953 - 1593, 1508 p. ; 18 cm .-- Buen estado Vida y obra, humor y humorismo de Mark Twain, Pasando fatigas, La edad dorada, El príncipe y el mendigo, La vida en el Mississippi, Tom Sawyer, Mi novia platónica, Las aventuras de Hauckelberry Finn, Un yanqui en la corte del Rey Arturo, etc [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kiss Me Kate (Presentation copy)

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953. First edition. Fine/Fine. Inscribed: "For Harold Uris - If we had more space, we'd write more "Kates" - However, this got written in the attic at 930 - for which, much thanks - Sam & Bella Spewack." Harold Uris was a noted real estate entrepreneur who built the luxury apartment building at 930 Fifth Ave. where the Spewacks lived while they worked on the musical. A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket with the spine panel slightly faded, but a lovely copy overall, made the more interesting due to the association with Harold Uris. & & "All you can say for Kiss Me, Kate is that it is terribly enjoyable," wrote famed theatre critic Brooks Atkinson upon seeing it for the first time. Cole Porter';s famous 1948 musical, inspired by Shakespeare';s The Taming of The Shrew, would go on to become a major success, and run for 1,077 performances on Broadway, the most of any of his shows. Under the force of such classics as "So in Love" and "Brush Up Your Shakespeare", it would win the first Tony Award presented for Best Musical, in 1949, and also the Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical for Samuel and Bella Spewack. The Spewacks were successful writers in their own right, and had been nominated for an Academy Award for their work on "My Favorite Wife." Interestingly enough, Kiss Me, Kate would end up being adapted into a film as well, now thought of as Hollywood';s first 3-D musical. Fine in Fine. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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      United Fruit Co., Richmond 1953 - (two volumes). Vol. I: xviii, 324 pages, 168 figures, 2 fold-out maps in rear pocket. Vol. II: vi, pp. 325-466, 3 pages of color and 120 pages of b/w photographs, 4 pages of drawings. Decorated gilt cloth covers [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ethnographic Arts Publications]
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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. ÒUpon 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA]
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        La Maison Tellier.

      P., Georges Briffaut, 1953, grd in-4, en ff. sous couv. rempl., chemise et étui cart., 82 pp. - (1) f. Etui légèrement fendu, pâles rousseurs, bel exemplaire. - 12 illustrations en couleurs de Marcel Cosson, gravées par Mazelin et tirées sur les presses des Ateliers de Georges Leblanc par Jean Cros (1 frontispice, 1 vignette en page de titre non reproduite dans les suites, 4 in-textes et 6 hors-textes). Tiré à 275 ex., 1 des 10 de tête sur Japon ancien (N°6) contenant 2 suites des gravures (le 1e état en noir et le 2e état en 2 tons), ainsi qu'un croquis original au crayon de l'artiste représentant une femme nue allongée avec remarque. Une des plus belles interprétations de cette nouvelle autour de la prostitution. Réf. biblio. : Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, éd. de 1976, III-198 : " Cosson (Jean-Louis-Marcel) (1878-1956), peintre (Ec. Fr.), Sociétaire des Artistes Français ; mention honorable en 1901, troisième médaille en 1911. Il figure ensuite au Salon de la Nationale et à celui des Tuileries ; il a peint des scènes de danse, de théâtre, de bars, des intérieurs et des fleurs ".

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        Moserboden [Kaprun].

      1953.. Orig.-Farbradierung, v. Künstler eh. signiert. 65 x 45 cm. (Bildausschn.). In ausgezeichnetem Zustand.. vgl. Thieme-B. XIX, 582f.; Schüttler, Wien 1944

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      - Paris, Sokolova, 1953. In-8, couv. souple ajourée, 104-(2) p., frontispice contrecollé, reproductions h-t. Édition originale, un des 1000 ex. num. (après 36 de tête). Bel exemplaire enrichi d'un ENVOI autographe signé de Toyen à José Pierre. * 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. Langue : Français

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        Komponist, Pionier der Neuen Musik (1895-1963): Portraitfoto (9 x 14 cm) mit zweizeiliger eigenh. Widmung mit drei Noten u. U. an den Solopauker der Berliner Philharmoniker. [Berlin], ohne Dat. (ca. 1960).

      . . " [drei Noten] ! / Herrn Lembens zur / Erinnerung. / Paul Hindemith" - // - Verso entfernte Montagespuren, etwas knitterig, sonst sehr gut. - // - 1953 kehrte Paul Hindemith, dessen Musik unter den Nazis als "entartet" galt, aus dem amerikanischen Exil in die Schweiz zurück. Ab 1957 beendete er seine Lehrtätigkeit in Yale und Zürich und widmete sich mehr dem Dirigieren. - Seine Widmung auf unserem ORIGINAL-Foto geht an Hans-Dieter Lembens (1933-2010), der als Schlagzeuger und Solopauker bis zum Mauerbau 1961 am Staatstheater Saarbrücken und im Berliner Sinfonie-Orchester (DDR) gearbeitet hatte. 1962 wurde er Mitglied der (West) Berliner Philharmoniker, denen er 36 Jahre lang, bis zu seiner Pensionierung im August 1998 angehörte. Er lehrte daneben auch das Fach Schlaginstrumente an der Hochschule der Künste in Berlin und wirkte unter Herbert von Karajan bei vielen Schallplattenproduktionen mit.

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      Braunschweig : Viehweg und Sohn, 1953-1996.. 43 Einzelbände + nicht eingebundene Zeitschriften. Bibliothekseinband. 43 Einzelbände!!!!! Der Titel stammt aus einer aufgelösten Spezialbibliothek für Luft- und Raumfahrt. Beachten Sie bitte unser umfangreiches Angebot zu diesem Thema. Die Zeitschriften aus diesem Großbestand sind überwiegend gut erhalten. Bei manchen Exemplaren können Mängel, wie äußere Gebrauchsspuren sowie Verformungen an Buchblöcken und Einbänden vorkommen. In wenigen Fällen können auch Seiten gewellt sein. Jahrgänge 1994 und 1995 sind nicht fest eingebunden, liegen als Hefte bei. guter Gesamtzustand. Versandkosten bitte anfragen. // Books from Library-Stock. In good Condition. Signs of Age an Shelf-Wear can appear. Please ask for shipping fees. zqx mbx

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        A Tree is a Tree.

      Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1953 - Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine in red, white and green. With the pictorial dust jacket. Housed in grey cloth folding box. An excellent copy in the nicked and very slightly rubbed, price-clipped dust jacket. Illustrated. First Edition, First Printing. Signed by Vidor on the front free endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Obras completas. (Obra completa en cinco tomos)

      Aguilar 1953 - Prólogo: Amando Lazaro Ros. Resumen: Tomo I: Sherlock Holmes *, Tomo II: Sherlock Holmes **, Tomo III: El profesor Challenger, Tomo IV: Cuentos varios, Tomo V: Novelas históricas. . Los gastos de envío para pedidos contra reembolso son de 4,83€. Revisar las condiciones de venta. Referencia interna: 3028 Tapa dura. Tapas y lomo con grabados dorados. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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