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        Fahrenheit 451

      New York: Ballantine Books, 1953. First Edition 1st Printing. Red Boards. Near Fine Book/Very Good + DJ. 199, [Ii] Pp. Red Boards, Yellow Lettering, Currey's Binding Type 4, Red Boards With Yellow Lettering [The Paperback Edition Precedes, No Priority For The 3 Hardcover Varietiesof The First Edition]. The Publisher's Ownl Copy, Direct From Ian Ballantine's Library, Not Marked As Such But With A Loose Printed Card Certifying That It Is His Book. Book Clean, Unmarked, Rubbing Along Part Of Top And Bottom Edges, As Usual. Dj Lightly Worn At Corners, Small [1/8" To 1/4" Deep] Losses At Corners, The Largest Being A 1/8" Deep, 1/4" Long V-Chip At Top Spine Edge And A 1/4" Deep, 1/8" Wide Loss At Top Rear Flap Fold. Red Lettering On Spine Faded But Still Clear. One Of The Most Widely Read And Collectible Books Of The Twentieth Century, One That Appears Certain To Still Be Read In 100 Years.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        Fahrenheit 451 (40Th Anniversiry Ediiton, Fine, Signed By Bradbury, And With His Signed Note To Forrest Ackerman Transmitting The Book)

      New York (1953): Simon and Schuster, 1993. First Edition Thus . Boards. Fine Book/Near Fine Dustjacket. With A New Eleven Pp Preface By Bradbury For This Edition, And Including The 1966 Ten Page Introduction By Bradbury, And Minor Editorial Revisions. Fine In Fine Dj, As New. Signed By Bradbury On Front Endpaper, And With His Signed Note To Forrest Ackerman Transmitting The Book.Bradbury And Ackerman Were Good Friends Since The Time In The Late 1930'S When Bradbury Rented A Typewriter At Ucla To Do His Writing, And Ackerman Was Of Critcal Assistance To Him; Ackerman Was Later His Agent For Some Time.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        The Price of Salt

      New York: Bantam, 1953. A VG+ copy. Bantam #1148 with a .25 cover price. First printing. A collectible copy. . First Edition. Paperback. VG+.

      [Bookseller: Acorn Books]
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      New York: Harper & Brothers, (1953). First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a clipped, Good dustwrapper still retaining its price at the bottom front of the inside flap with edgewear and a sunned spine. Illustrated with photographs. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the former First Lady on the half-title page. When this title is found signed it is usually on a blue bookplate affixed opposite the title page. Inscribed copies are much more uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Treasure Island : Seagull Library Edtn.

      Collins, 1953. Hardcover. Used; Good. Hardcover; English language; Acceptable jacket; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; good condition. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        Fahrenheit 451

      New York: Ballantine Books, 1953. First Edition. Softcover. Good. Signed. First edition, first printing; paperback issue, published prior to the hardcover. Signed by Ray Bradbury on the title page in blue marker. Good. Wraps rubbed at extremities, and with surface finish lightly crackled. Glue repair evident to binding, binding a bit fragile; first page detached but taped back in and title page separating from binding at bottom, pages toned. One of Bradbury's best works, and a high spot in the science fiction genre.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        An illustrated catalogue of the Rothschild collection of fleas

      (Siphonaptera) in the British Museum (Natural History), Volume I, II und IV bis VI (Volume III fehlt). With keys and short descriptions for the identification of families, genera, species and subspecies. London. 1953 bis 1981. 361, 443, 549, 530 und 298 S. Quart. Mit zahlreichen schwarzweißen und farbigen Tafeln und Textfiguren.. The Trustees of the British Museum. London. 1981. Guter Zustand/Good condition. Leinen/Hardcover. teilweise mit Schutzumschlägen,Volume III fehlt. Sprache: englisch/english.

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        Mercedes-Benz (Adenauer) Typ 300 S. Ersatzteilliste. Ausgabe A. Stand Juni 1953.

      8, XXIII, 231 Seiten mit sehr zahlr. Abbildungen, farbig illustr. Okart. - sehr guter Zustand - 1953. c72702

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht - Preis inkl. MwSt.]
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        Poème d'hier et d'aujourd'hui. Nouveau choix de poèmes et poèmes inédits.

      Paris: José Corti, 1953. Livre. Bon. Couverture souple. Signé par l'auteur. Ed. originale. In-8. Paris, Librairie José Corti, 1953. In-8, 256 pp., broché. Edition en partie originale sur papier d'édition après 12 exemplaires de tête seulement. Enrichi d'un ENVOI de l'auteur à René Lalou. Peu commun. Couverture effrangée, dos passé, papier bruni..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Japanese Art. A phase in colour-prints

      Sydney: Privately Printed by the Beacon Press, 1953. Standard de-luxe edition of 160 copies (total issue of 200 copies). Quarto, tipped colour plates throughout; original cream cloth, a fine copy. A remarkable published celebration of the Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock tradition, lovingly prepared by Neville Barnett in a strictly limited edition of 160 copies. This is the last book published by Barnett, and was completed in the year of his decease. As a publisher he insisted upon the nest materials, with elegant type cut in Europe and printed upon ne textured hand- made paper by the highly respected Sydney artisan Harrie Mortlock, owner of the Beacon Press.

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      1953. 1st Edition Etching. Framed and Matted. 62.5 by 47.5 cm. Signed,

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books LLC]
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        Caucasian Battlefields. A History of the Wars on the Turco-Caucasian Border 1828-1921.


      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Un transparent. Avec une gravure originale de Laurent Debut, en deux états, le texte manuscrit autographe du poème signé par l'auteur et la matrice du bois gravé.

      Edition originale, tirage limité à 37 exemplaires numérotés, un des 12 de tête sur Vélin de Rives (avant 25 sur Ingres). Exemplaire n°1 de l'éditeur, avec un bois gravé original justifié et signé b.d. de Laurent Debut, tiré à 15 exemplaires, une épreuve d'essai signée et la matrice du même bois, le texte autographe signé du poème au format du livre, une gravure supplémentaire non signée de Laurent Debut avec un extrait du poème, autographe. Catalogue de la bibliothèque de Laurent DEBUT (1953-2014) poète, plasticien, typographe et éditeur de Brandes, 2015.

      [Bookseller: SOLSTICES Rare Books]
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      Treccani degli Alfieri, 1953. (Codice EK/0132) Venti volumi in 4° (cm 31x24) 18.000 pp. complessive circa. Prestigiosa, monumentale storia di Milano, redatta sotto forma di monografie da una équipe di valenti studiosi e storici. Espone la storia della Città nel contesto delle vicende italiane, ne illustra le attività mercantili, le arti, le scienze, la cultura, la vita sociale. Con ricchissima iconografia: svariate illustrazioni nel testo e 580 tavole a colori fuori testo, anche grandi e ripiegate. Completa con gli ultimi volumi dell' aggiornamento "Novecento" pubblicati nel 1996. Eleganti legature editoriali mezza pelle, ricchi fregi e titolo oro ai dorsi. Esemplare perfetto, come nuovo (tutti i volumi con la loro carta protettiva e 12 ancora nelle scatola editoriale). OPERA FONDAMENTALE, IN PERFETTE CONDIZIONI. Euro 1300.00 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA

      [Bookseller: Bergoglio Libri d'Epoca]
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        Kniga o vkusnoi i zdorovoi pishche [Book of delicious and healthy food].


      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Sardi's the story of a famous restaurant.


      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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      Paris, Éditions Sokolova, 1953, in-8, 104 pp, broché, couverture imprimée ajourée, Édition originale, un des 1000 exemplaires numérotés (après 36 de tête). Frontispice en couleurs, contrecollé au frontispice ; nombreuses illustrations en noir in et hors texte. Coins légèrement émoussés. Bel exemplaire, intérieur frais.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        La vocation de Caroline

      Edition, review copy.Binding to open bradel paper gray wooden way, as part of black shagreen, wrappers and back preserved and bound in, Goy & binding signed Vilaine.Precious autograph Henry Monfreid the writer Marcel Ayme.Please insert tab mounted on top of the book.Bel pleasantly established exemplary. Grasset Paris 1953 14x19cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Complete Works XII - Rondos für Klavier [Broschiert] [Jan 01, 1953] Chopin, F...

      Editor: Paderewski 1953. Broschiert Unbenutztes Exemplar eines Messestandes. - Neupreis: 37,50 11853 auf 84

      [Bookseller: Musikhaus Vollberg]
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        The Sculpture of Matisse

      Tate Gallery, Londres, Mourlot - Paris 1953 - Affiche lithographique. Lithographic poster. Lithographie éditée pour une exposition de Henri Matisse à la Tate Gallery de Londres d' après un papier découpé et un dessin à l'encre reproduits en lithographie . Lithographie imprimée en cinq couleurs Format : 76 X 51 cm . Tirage à 800 exemplaires . Une des plus belles affiches de Matisse . Lithographic print from paper cut-out and drawing. Poster printed in 5 colors by Mourlot from an edition of 800 prints

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        Casino Royale Signed Ian Fleming

      UK: Jonathan Cape, 1953. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Casino Royale Signed by Ian Fleming First Edition First Impression Jonathan Cape 1953. No inscriptions, light foxing to endpapers. Unmarked and unblemished throughout. Covers near fine with red lettering and heart motif still very much bright. In original first state dust jacket without Times review and not price clipped. SIGNED by Ian Fleming on mounted card affixed to front endpaper. Further images on request.

      [Bookseller: Brought to Book Ltd]
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      first edition, one of the review copies service.Signed autograph signed by Samuel Beckett to Gaetan Picon. Les éditions de minuit Paris 1953 12x19cm broché

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        The Golden Apples of the Sun [Signed]

      Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York 1953 - SIGNED FIRST EDITION. This copy is SIGNED in full & INSCRIBED by the author in black ink on ffep: "For Clyde Beck - with the thanks and appreciation of Ray Bradbury - March 1953". An EARLY inscription, in the year of publication. The book was first reviewed in the New York Times the same month, March 1953. The recipient of the author's inscription is presumably Clyde Eugene "Jersey" Beck (1900-1988), who was a right-handed infielder in Major League Baseball for the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds from 1926 to 1931. FIRST EDITION hardcover with dustjacket. First edition stated on copyright page & 1953 appears on both title page & copyright page, with no later printing dates. Drawings & dustjacket illustrations by Joe Mugnaini. Includes 23 b&w illustrations - as frontispiece plus half-page headpieces for each of the short stories. The author's fourth book, containing 22 tales "of the extraordinary, the haunting, & the beautiful" (from inner front flap of dustjacket). Rear inner flap with b&w photograph of the author by Morris Dollens. Printed in the USA at The Country Life Press, Garden City, N.Y. Bound in original grey cloth with yellow lettering to spine, in publisher's unclipped pictorial dustjacket (with publisher's original price of $3.00 intact on inner front flap). The book itself is a remarkably very nice clean tight solid NEAR FINE copy. The dustjacket with small chip hole (0.5cm) to lower spine, mild creasing to upper edge of rear panel, spine & rear panel slightly browned, shallow splits along folds, otherwise a VERY GOOD nice clean complete & unclipped copy. The dustjacket is now protected in a removable clear Bro-dart cover. 250pp. Scarce signed copy. Though he signed a lot of books, early signed inscriptions on early editions by Bradbury are uncommon. RARE. Size: 20.5 x 14cm [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Collection of Lakehurst Naval Air Station Material

      Lakehurst, New Jersey: , 1953-1981. Lakehurst, New Jersey. 1953-1981. A group of material related to the Naval Air Station Lakehurst including annuals, on-base newspapers, calendars, and guide books. Quartos annuals with dark navy boards and gilt covers for the years 1953, 1957, and 1960. These are accompanied by three consecutive issues of the base newspaper (The Airship) from 1957, two wrappered NAS Lakehurst guide books for 1966 and 1971, five comb-bound calendars of American Airship for 1976 and 1978-1981, and a second edition of Airship Operation World War II: 7 December 1941 to September 1945. Overall near fine with some light rubbing and wear. The material appears to have been collected by Stewart J. Hyland, a civilian worker on the base, who appears in each of three annuals; his ownership name appears in one as well. Also present are some scattered newspaper clippings related to Lakehurst and photocopies of articles about airships. Though Lakehurst is best known as the site of the infamous Hindenburg disaster, it has been in continuous use since its construction in 1916 and remains the largest naval aviation center in the Northeast. A detailed list is available upon request. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        3 Autographe + Zeichnung (Widmungsexemplar + Orig.-Karikatur von Ernst Udet + beschriebene Fotokarte).

      Unikales Konvolut bestehend aus: 1. Widmungsexemplar von Franz Hailer: Fünfzig Jahre Motorflug. Hg. von Dr. Franz Burda. Offenburg, 1953, durchgehend fotografisch illustriert. 327 S., Orig.-Ganzleinenband. Mit einer eigenhändigen ganzseitigen Widmung von Hailer in Versform von 1963 (Bezug nehmend auf dessen "Alpenflug" 1926). - 2. Fotokarte mit Unterschrift Hailers, verso: "So geduldig habe ich vor 45 Jahren die verwickelten Gummibandln meiner Fliegerbrille auseinandergefiezelt, bis ich mit 70...(?) Daimler in diesem Otto-Doppeldecker in die Lüfte brauste!". - 3. Original-Karikatur Hailers von Ernst Udet. Bleistift/Aquarell. 14,5x10,5cm, mit Klebeband auf Vorsatzblatt des Widmungsexemplares montiert, verso eigenhändig von Heiler: "Eine Karikatur von mir, die Udet 1928 gemacht hat!". Bucheinband und Titelei etwas stockfleckig. Karikatur an der Oberkante mit Klebeband montiert, etwas staub- und stockfleckig. Fotokarte vergilbt, leicht knickspurig und staubig.

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        Four Stoppages

      Jonathan Williams / Jargon, Stuttgart, Germany 1953 - First edition. Graphics by Charles Oscar. Large folio stiff card sheet, folded to make eight large pages. Small stain on last panel, modest age-toning, one small corner with an archival repair, very good or better. Limited to 200 unnumbered copies. Issued as *Jargon 5*. Fragile and scarce. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        SEMI-COLON Vol. 1 Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6; Vol. II, Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4 [10 Issues, A Near-Complete Run]

      New York: Tibor De Nagy Gallery, nd [ca. 1953-1956]. First Edition. Wraps. Very good. 4tos.; 8.5" x 11" approx, with one issue slightly taller than the others. Printed self-wraps, all folded sheets made to create 4 pages each. Minor wear here and there. Some toning, edgewear. Very good or better overall. Rare near-complete run, lacking only the scarce final double issue, of this "poets' newsletter" edited by Myers and published by his gallery, Tibor De Nagy. Tibor De Nagy Gallery was in many ways ground zero not just for the abstract expressionist movement but for the first generation New York School poets as well. The gallery published early books from Frank O'Hara, John Ashbery, Kenneth Koch, James Schuyler, and Barbara Guest and encouraged collaborations between them and the painters the gallery represented. SEMI-COLON, which ran 12 issues (including the final double number), served as something of a semi-private mode of communication between these New York writers, not unlike the way FLOATING BEAR would a decade later. Contributors to these issues include Saul Bellow, W.H. Auden, William Jay Smith, Wallace Stevens, David Jackson (all of Vol. II., No. 2 issue), Charles Henri Ford, Barbara Guest, James Schuyler, Fairfield Porter, John Ashberry, V.R. Lang (all of Vol. 1, No. 4 issue), James Merrill, John Wieners, Kenneth Koch & Frank O'Hara. The dates of these newsletters are somewhat in dispute. All are undated. Clay and Phillips date the first issue to 1950, but Tibor De Nagy was not founded until the following year. O'Hara's and Ashbery's bibliographers both suggest "[1955?]" for Vol. 1, No. 1. Most likely correct, however, are the dates 1953-ca. 1956 provided by the inventory and catalogue of the Myers' archive (on deposit at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art) and our date follows their lead. Individual issues are scarce; only the second substantive run we've handled. [Clay & Philips p. 293].

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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      London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1953. First British edition. Fine, light foxing to cut edges, in a very good plus dust jacket, very light rubbing to corners and edges, some soiling and spotting to rear panel, some spotting to spine panel, front panel nice and bright. A very attractive copy of an uncommon edition of this title. (7771). Octavo, Hardcover. First book in the Foundation series.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Life in England in Aquatint and Lithography 1770-1860

      London: Curwen Press, 1953. First. Hardcover. VG+-Near Fine/VG. 428 pp, ill. Plates with tissue guards. In spite of all the information on the web, the contents of this monumental work still appear in what - to me - is the most workable useful format. Book shows almost no signs of ever having been used. Jacket shows light soiling on rear and there is one piece chipped (about 1x2 inches).

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        25th Annual Academy Awards Presentation - 1953 Cecil B.DeMille , Kirk Douglas, Gary Cooper, John Ford , Joan Crawford Bette Davis

      Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Hollywood, 1953 - In original mailer . one of 3,000. Most presumed lost. Thin pamphletin original mailer with program, nominees The 25th Academy Awards ceremony was held on March 19, 1953. It took place at the RKO Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, California and the NBC International Theatre in New York City. Films of the year included High Noon , Bad and beautiful, Greatest show on Earth Cecil B.DeMille Singing in the Rain Kirk Douglas, Gary Cooper, John Ford , Joan Crawford Bette Davis [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Homemade Landscape Stereo Views of Philadelphia: Fairmount Park, Wissahickon Creek, and the surrounding areas

      Philadelphia, Valley Forge, etc. 1953 - A collection of 389 homemade stereo cards each with double mounted images. Most of the cards are approximately 5" x 2.5", each holding identical black and white or sepia toned gelatin silver images that are each approximately 2.5" x 2.5". A small number, perhaps a few dozen (mostly earlier cards) are a bit smaller with cards measuring 4" x 3", with the images each 1.5" x 2.25". Additionally there are three cards each lacking one of the images, and in one case, both images are present but the card mount lacking. A modest number of images are detached or a bit loose, but mostly very nice and near fine. The majority, but not all, are captioned and/or dated. Dates range from 1934 to the latest card, dated on New Years' Day 1953 (one dated in 1930, is an an outlier or perhaps misdated). Most are between 1935-1949.A wonderful collection of almost entirely outdoor scenes centered around Fairmount Park and Wissahickon Creek, displaying a fine eye for composition. Many, perhaps a bit more than half, are of lovely and bucolic wintery scenes, including skating, cross-country skiing, a horse-drawn sleigh, winding by-ways and lanes, snow-covered trees, and many other landscapes, with multiple images of Forbidden Drive, Valley Green Inn, and the Springfield and Rex Avenue approaches. Many of the images feature individuals, most of whom are identified. A very small number (perhaps a couple of dozen) seem to be from the general vicinity of Philadelphia and its suburbs (Valley Forge, Rancocas Creek, and Princeton), along with a smattering of, we assume, vacation photos (Washington, DC; Lake George and Buffalo, New York; and Montreal, Quebec).A fascinating and unusually large collection of of early amateur stereo views.

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        The Crucible A Play in Four Acts by Arthur Miller

      The Viking Press, New York 1953 - 145 pp. Price of $2.75 on front flap of jacket. Miller's acclaimed play is a dramatization of the Salem witch trials which serve as an allegory for the Red Scare of the early 1950s and associated mass cultural and political hysteria instigated and manipulated by Senator Joseph McCarthy and his followers. Widely considered to be one of the cornerstone works of American drama, the play is is still powerful and resonant today. A very attractive copy of this American classic. A Fine book in a Near Fine jacket with mild fading to the spine panel and a tiny, nearly imperceptible, spot of restoration to the crown of the spine panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Storia di Milano.

      Milano, Fondazione Treccani degli Alfieri, 1953/1966, diciassette volumi in-8vo grande, legatura in tutta tela editoriale con titoli dorati e impressioni a secco ai piatti, fregi e titoli dorati ai dorsi, ciascuno di circa 800/900 pagine con centinaia di illustrazioni in nero e a coori nel testo. Prima edizione (qualche spellatura ai dorsi ma complessivamente in ottimo stato di conservazione).

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già  Naturalistica]
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        Joan Miró. Lithographe II.

      4, 253 S., zahlr. Abb. Mit 11 Original-Lithographien, davon 5 doppelseitige und eine auf dem Schutzumschlag., OLwd. m. OU , Baucbinde u Transp.-OU, Tadell. Préface de Raymond Queneau: Miro et ses piéges. Catalogue et notices par F. Mourlot. Lithographies de 1953 à 1963. Avec 11 lithographies originales (et une sur la jaquette). Text franz.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        The Adventures of Augie March.

      New York: The Viking Press,, 1953. Octavo. Original light grey and black cloth, titles to spine in orange, decoration to front cover in orange, top edge orange. With the dust jacket. Spine gently rolled, bumps to spine ends, slight rubbing to extremities, fading to top edge, a very good copy in the jacket with creasing and nicks to extremities, short closed tear to head of rear panel. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Patricia, To the best dressed, best-natured woman in New York from her admirer - and friend, Saul". The recipient was likely Viking Press's publicity director Patricia MacManus, with whom Bellow had become friends. MacManus started working for Viking Press in 1940, becoming the publishing house's publicity director in the early 1950s. From the late 1950s until 1965, she served as publicity director for Houghton Mifflin. Writing to Bellow in late September 1964 on the publication of Herzog, she stated, "We need yr. gifts ... May you use them in joy" and wished that "seraphim and cherubim hover over the Belasco on Tues. evening", in reference to Bellow's The Last Analysis, which opened at the Belasco Theatre on 1 October 1964.

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        Nine Stories

      Little, Brown, Boston 1953 - First edition. Dark offsetting to the front endpapers from a clipping, and slightly bumped at the crown, else fine in an attractive, very near fine dustwrapper with no fading to the spine and modest rubbing at the extremities. A very nice copy of a book seldom found in collectible condition. Salinger's second book and first collection of short stories. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Someone Like You SIGNED 1st

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1953 - First edition first printing New York Knopf 1953 very light foxing to covers, Jacket lightly rubbed to extremities, mild spine fade, else bright and clean. Flat signed "Roald Dahl Nov 9th 1953" no other markings, not clipped, in protective covers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Collected Papers Of Stephen P. Timoshenko

      New York / London / Toronto: Mcgraw-Hill Book Company, 1953. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good + DJ. 1st Printing Xxv, 642 Pp. A Collection Of Almost All Of Timoshenko's Published Papers, Translated Into German, French Or English. Fine, No Wear, No Marks. Dj Lightly Worn, Very Small Losses At Corners, Spine And Edges Browned, Not Price-Clipped.

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        The Adventures of Augie March.

      New York: The Viking Press, 1953 - Octavo. Original light grey and black cloth, titles to spine in orange, decoration to front cover in orange, top edge orange. With the dust jacket. Spine gently rolled, bumps to spine ends, slight rubbing to extremities, fading to top edge, a very good copy in the jacket with creasing and nicks to extremities, short closed tear to head of rear panel. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Patricia, To the best dressed, best-natured woman in New York from her admirer - and friend, Saul". The recipient was likely Viking Press's publicity director Patricia MacManus, with whom Bellow had become friends. MacManus started working for Viking Press in 1940, becoming the publishing house's publicity director in the early 1950s. From the late 1950s until 1965, she served as publicity director for Houghton Mifflin. Writing to Bellow in late September 1964 on the publication of Herzog, she stated, "We need yr. gifts . May you use them in joy" and wished that "seraphim and cherubim hover over the Belasco on Tues. evening", in reference to Bellow's The Last Analysis, which opened at the Belasco Theatre on 1 October 1964. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Enormous Radio and Other Stories

      Funk & Wagnalls Company, New York 1953 - First edition. Lacks front fly, overall light wear on the boards, a good or better copy lacking the dustwrapper. John Cheever's own copy Signed by him on the half-title: "John Cheever / Scarborough, N.Y." Cheever's second book, a collection of stories that all appeared in *The New Yorker.* Three of the stories have penciled check marks on the contents page in an unknown hand but likely Cheever's own: *The Enormous Radio, Christmas is a Sad Season for the Poor,* and *The Sutton Place Story.* [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Gesammelte Werke. Hrsg. von Max Brod. 11 Bände (alles). - Und: Max Brod. Franz Kafka. Eine Biographie. - Zusammen 12 Bände.

      8vo. Braune OLwd. m. goldgeprägt. Namenszug Kafkas auf d. Vorderdeckel, dezenter Rückenvergoldung u. schwarzen RSchildern. sowie Orig.-Schutzumschlägen. Lizenzausgabe von Schocken Books New York. - Enthält: Amerika. 1.-8. Tsd. 1953 Der Prozeß, 27.-31. Tsd. 1960 Das Schloß, 14.-16. Tsd. 1962 Erzählungen, 1.-8. Tsd. 1946 Beschreibung eines Kampfes. Novellen. Skizzen. Aphorismen. Aus dem Nachlaß, 1946 Hochzeitsvorbereitungen auf dem Lande und andere Prosa aus dem Nachlaß, 1953 Tagebücher 1910-1923, 1.-5. Tsd.,1951 Briefe 1902-1924, 1858 Briefe an Felice und andere Korrespondenz aus der Verlobungszeit, hrsg. v. Erich Heller u. Jürgen Born, 1967 Briefe an Milena. 1.-6. Tsd. 1952 Briefe an Ottla und die Familie. Hrsg. v. Hartmut Binder u. Klaus Wagenbach, 1974 Max Brod. Franz Kafka. Eine Biographie, 3. erweiterte Aufl. 1954. - Die Umschläge teils m. Randläsuren o. etw. verblichen, zumeist aber wohlerhalten. Teils am Schnitt leicht fleckig, innen sauber u. wohlerhalten. Schöne, wohlerhaltene Bände mit allen Schutzumschlägen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Düwal Berlin]
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