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        Casino Royale.

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1953 - Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine red, heart device to front cover in red, bottom edge untrimmed. With the illustrated dust jacket. Boards very slightly bowed, a little foxing to top edge, a couple of faint spots of foxing to rear endpaper, otherwise internally fresh, in the exceptionally bright jacket with trivial nicks to head of spine panel and tiny puncture to head of front panel. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression, first state dust jacket (without the Sunday Times review on the inner front flap). "According to the Cape archives, 4,760 sets of sheets of the first printing were delivered, but only 4,728 copies were bound up. Many of these went to public libraries and we believe that less than half of the first printing was sold to the public. The jacket is genuinely rare in fresh condition" (Biondi & Pickard, 40). Gilbert A1a (1.1). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Adventures of Augie March [SIGNED, FINE/FINE, EXTREMELY RARE]

      New York: The Viking Press, 1953 EXTREMELY RARE, SIGNEDOctavo, original black and gray cloth, original dust jacket. First edition, First Printing, signed by the Nobel Prize-winner Saul Bellow on the title page. Winner of the 1954 National Book Award, Saul Bellow's third novel, Augie March, was "the book that firmly established him as a writer of consequence. The beginning of the novel was as striking and as unforgettable as the beginning of Huckleberry Finn and it announced a brand-new voice in American fiction, jazzy, brash, exuberant, with accents that were both Yiddish and Whitmanian" (New York Times). To Martin Amis, Augie March is "the definitive Great American Novel" and to Ian McEwan, Bellow's work stands out as "the embodiment of an American vision of plurality... We owe him everything" (Guardian). Bellow was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1976. First Printing, in first issue dust jacket. A small inscription on the cover of the book - which gets covered by the Dust Jacket. Finding a book in FINE condition such as this is extremely scarce; dust jacket bright and lovely, with a small chip at the top, but in otherwise flawlessly FINE condition. SIGNED at the title page.

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        Liberté, j'écris ton nom

      Paris: Editions Seghers, 1953. Pochoir/serigraph. 11.375 x 43.5 inches. 29 x 111 cm. Folded as issued. Some soiling and remnants of tape verso. Repaired loss in right upper corner. Second edition. Printed by Romefort, Marseille. Saphire, p. 300. Front panel reproduced. Full image on request. Paul Eluard et Fernand Léger.. Liberté j'écris ton nom . Marseille, sérigraphie. Romefort, Éditions Seghers, 1953, 2ème ed. après la rarissime 1ère ed. - Plié, 29 cm x 112 cm, 1 page - Poème de Paul Eluard, ill. de Fernand Léger - Traces de punaises sur les coins, un très léger manque dans le coin supérieur droit, bon état

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        Aus dem Leben eines Fauns. Mit Autograph / Signatur.

      8, gebundene Ausgabe, Leinen 8 (19.4*12 cm), 165 S., 1 Bl., schwarzes Leinen m. gelber Rückenprägung, illustr. Schutzumschlag nach einem Entwurf von Werner Rebhuhn. Hamburg, Rowohlt, 1. - 3. Tsd., August 1953. Inliegend ein Zettel (7.5*10.5 cm) handschriftl. signiert Gruß. Arno Schmidt. Schutzumschlag a. d. Kanten rissig, das Buch selbst gut bis sehr gut erhalten, Papier nur minimal gebräunt, Namenszug im Vorsatz (Bleistift, unleserlich). Keine weiteren Einträge, keine Gerüche übler Art.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Reader's Corner]
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        The Spirit of St Louis

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953. Signed Presentation Edition. Very Good. Presentation edition, copy #428 of an unspecified limitation, signed by Charles Lindbergh. Near Fine with bumped corners, faint wear at crown, faint fading to cloth at rear cover and bottom of spine. A very nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Casino Royale.

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1953. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine red, heart device to front cover in red, bottom edge untrimmed. With the illustrated dust jacket. Boards very slightly bowed, a little foxing to top edge, a couple of faint spots of foxing to rear endpaper, otherwise internally fresh, in the exceptionally bright jacket with trivial nicks to head of spine panel and tiny puncture to head of front panel. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression, first state dust jacket (without the Sunday Times review on the inner front flap). "According to the Cape archives, 4,760 sets of sheets of the first printing were delivered, but only 4,728 copies were bound up. Many of these went to public libraries and we believe that less than half of the first printing was sold to the public. The jacket is genuinely rare in fresh condition" (Biondi & Pickard, 40).

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        Tanganyika (Original screenplay for the 1954 film, Van Heflin's working copy)

      Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1953. Final Draft script for the 1954 film. Actor Van Heflin's copy. Safari guide Van Heflin is hired to hunt murderer Abel McCracken in the wilds of Africa, though the guides motives may go beyond his assigned task.Pink titled wrappers, noted as Final Screenplay on the front wrapper, dated September 24, 1953. Title page integral with the first page of the text. 147 leaves, mimeograph, with yellow carbon typescript revision pages collected at the end, dated variously between 10-3-53 and 10-10-53. Pages Fine, wrapper Fine bound with three gold brads.

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        Harvey

      Oxford University Press, 1953 First edition; 1953 stated on the copyright page and title page(mcmliii). Book near fine with slight darkening of gutters, and a dent at back cover that extends to last few pages of book (dent extends also to rear panel of dj and rear flap; previous owner's bookplate attached to front free end paper. Dust jacket very good with some minor wear. Comes in a custom-made slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        The Ohio Farmer Magazine: Jan 1953 thru Dec 1957 Vol 211 thru Vol 220 (24 Issues Bound as One/ 5 Book Set for total of 120 Issues)

      Copper-Harman-Slocum Inc. Hardcover. (1953-1957) 5 Books containing 24 issues each of this magazine published bi-monthly. Large folio sized book. All five in good to very good condition. Boards with minimal wear, few bumps, light scratches and rubbing. All magazines intact in bindings, with color covers and many color and B&W period ads. Toning to pages. No library markings. No ownerships markings. A very rare find. **Tracking on all US orders. Most orders shipped within 24 hours. International customers will be reimbursed a portion of unused shipping charges.*** . Good. 1953.

      [Bookseller: Never Too Many Books]
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        BOTTIN MONDIAL - 1953 - 156°ANNEE

      1953. DIDOT-BOTTIN. 1953. In-4.Carré. Cartonnage d'éditeurs. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable. 2172 pages. Nombreuses illustrations (dessins, plans)en noir et blanc dans le texte. Planisphère en couleurs. Ecritures sur la tranche du bas. Tampon publicitaire sur la tranche. Ecritures discrète sur la première page. International, Le monde par Etats

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        Fahrenheit 451 First Ballantine Printing

      Ballantine 1953 - True First Edition, First State, First Printing, With RARE Original Dust Jacket Present. Bradburys famous groundbreaking novel. Ballantine, 1953, no later printings or editions stated (as correct), Currey Binding Type D, red cloth with yellow titles. Lightly rubbed at extremeties of boards, and along bottom of boards (consistent with shelf use). Yellow titles very vibrant, no fading. Faint tanning around text block. Previous owners info written on front pastedown, dated 1955. Light foxing on pastedowns. Amazingly, the original dust jacket still present, unclipped, showing price of $2.50. Jacket is foxed, with light chipping and tears around extremeties and along spine. Red 451 text on spine is almost completely faded away, as is common with this jacket. We have now placed it in Mylar for protection. See pictures. Overall, good used condition, shows average signs of use or wear for its age. Ships fast secure, tracked insured, expedited and international shipping available. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES (1953)

      Twentieth Century Fox 1953 - Vintage original 22 x 28" (55 x 70 cm.) half sheet poster, USA. Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn, Tommy Noonan, Elliott Reid, dir: Howard Hawks; Twentieth Century Fox. Wonderfully entertaining tale of two show girls travelling to Paris, who are followed by a private eye to ensure they behave as they are tempted by generous men aboard ship and upon arrival. From the popular Broadway show based on Anita Loos' story, the character of Lorelei Lee and the song "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" had already been immortalized by the original, Carol Channing, but here Marilyn Monroe also made it her own, and the character and song also became identified with her. Jane Russell proved herself in the musical and comedy departments as well (one of her finest performances), all directed with great energy by non-musical director Howard Hawks, who had a great flair for fast comedy. The team of Monroe and Russell proved so popular that not only did they plant their hand/footprints and signatures in cement at the Grauman's Chinese premiere, but a follow-up film was planned (though not made). The two ladies look great in their showgirl costumes, dominating the artwork of Paris at top while tinted scene stills are featured below. Poster is paper-backed. A few edge tears were addressed and there is touch-up at the fold lines. There is light soiling to the white background and some water staining to the top edge. VERY GOOD-FINE

      [Bookseller: Walter Reuben, Inc.]
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        La Guitare, eigenhändig signierte Original-Farblithographie,

      1953 - SCHÖNES EXEMPLAR HANDSCHRIFTLICH VOM KÜNSTLER SIGNIERT UND NUMMERIERT. Das Blatt trägt die Nummer 45 (von insgesamt 95), Mourlot 37. Sprache: Deutsch 49x34 cm (Motiv), Blattgröße 60x76 cm und 79x64 cm (Rahmengröße)

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        L'affaire Henri Martin

      - Gallimard, Paris 1953, 14x20,5cm, broché. - Edizione per il quale non è stato redatto grandi giornali. Con il contributo di Hervé Bazin, Michel Leiris, Jacques Prévert, Vercors ... Commento di Jean-Paul Sartre. autografo firmato da Jean-Paul Sartre Paul Aveline e sua moglie. Bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Contributions de Hervé Bazin, Michel Leiris, Jacques Prévert, Vercors... Commentaire de Jean-Paul Sartre. Envoi autographe signé de Jean-Paul Sartre à Paul Aveline et sa femme. Agréable exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Take a Giant Step (Two original oversize photographs from the premiere of the 1953 play)

      N.p.: John Erwin, 1953. Two vintage oversize double weight photographs from the premiere of the 1953 play. Both photos feature a very young Louis Gossett (who later changed his stage name to Louis Gossett, Jr.), and one features African American actress and singer Maxine Sullivan. Both photos credit photographer John Erwin and the Lyceum Theatre in New York, as well as producers Thomas Noyes and Lyn Austin. One photo has its credits etched on the white margin at the bottom (from the negative), the other with more formal printed credits. The first play on Broadway to have been written by an African American playwright. Louis Peterson made his breakthrough with the play, about the challenges of a black youth growing up in a white neighborhood. Louis Gossett, in the lead role, was still in high school at the time. Frederick O'Neal, co-founder of the American Negro Theatre, also starred in the play. It was adapted to the screen by Peterson in 1959. The play ran for eight weeks at the Lyceum Theatre, and was revived in 1954 Off-Broadway for another 246 performances. In 1991, "Jump Cut" magazine reassessed the play (and subsequent screenplay), calling it a pioneering work. 11 x 14 inches. Near Fine.

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        The Raid (Original screenplay for the 1954 film, Van Heflin's working copy)

      Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1953. Revised Shooting Final script for the 1954 film. Actor Van Heflin's copy. Includes a 10-page shooting schedule.Loosely based on the St. Albans Raid, the northernmost land action of the American Civil War. The film took great liberties, changing both the time and motivation for the raid. In the film, a group of Confederate POWs escape across the US-Canada border to plan an attack on St. Albans Vermont. They send ahead of them a spy who begins to question the ethics of their mission. Goldenrod titled wrappers, noted as Revised Shooting Final on the front wrapper, dated December 10, 1953. Distribution page present, with receipt removed. Title page present, dated December 10, 1953, noted as Revised Shooting Final, with credit for screenwriter Boehm. 116 leaves, mimeograph, with blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between 12-12-53 and 1-6-54. Pages Fine, wrapper Fine bound with two gold brads.Shooting Schedule: 10 leaves with notations. Near Fine.

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        DADA. 1916-1923. Texts by Tristan Tzara, Hans Arp, Richard Huelsenbeck and Jacques-Henry Levesque.

      New York: Sidney Janis, 1953 - A very bright copy with crumple marks. Presented in a black wooden frame. Offset lithograph and screenprint exhibition poster/catalogue designed by Duchamp on tissue paper; folded version. Sheet size: 96.8 x 63.3 cm. 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. Schwartz 543.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Le bal du comte d'Orgel

      - Editions du Rocher, Monaco 1953, 19x26cm, en feuilles sous chemise et étui. - Edizione illustrata con 34 incisioni originali di Jean Cocteau, una delle 240 copie numerate sul filo pergamena puro, unico pareggio dopo 7 e 30 in Giappone Auvergne. Piatti e posteriore con luci e ombre morde retro della maglietta insolated, altrimenti bella copia - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition illustrée de 34 eaux-fortes originales de Jean Cocteau, un des 240 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin pur fil, seul tirage après 7 Japon et 30 Auvergne. Plats et dos comportant de légères ombres et piqûres, dos de la chemise insolé, sinon agréable exemplaire  

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Long Good-Bye

      London: Hamish Hamilton, 1953. First edition, first impression. Not Set. Octavo.Origin burgundy boards, titles to spine in silver. With the pictorial dust jacket Contents a little toned but an excellent copy in the nicked and minutely frayed dust jacket

      [Bookseller: Blakeney Griffin Booksellers Ltd]
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        The Silent World

      Harper & Bros., 1953 New York VG/VG Dark bluish purple octopus ink boards with a yellow octopus in bottom right corner. Tiltes on spine bright, like new. DJ in VG condition. Colorful with an illustration of a diver amongst coral on front and a B & W pic of an octopus swimming with a diver on the back. Not circulated, ex lib book with a few stamps, but otherwise VG+ condition 20 unique full color illustrations and 83 B & W pics. J.Y. Cousteau and Frederic Dumas, known as "the first of the men fish" have been diving together for 15 years. Their ship, which gives the expedition it's name is the specially equipped " Calypso"

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        Picasso Etude biographique et critique

      Francese 0,56 Cofanetto contenente un volume in legatura con copertina rigida in tela. Conserva sovraccoperta illustrata con alette allo stato di nuovo. Volume all' interno intatto, illustrato a colori fuori e nel testo. Pagine anch' esse allo stato di nuovo. Collana diretta da A. Skira. USATO

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        The Naked Jungle (Original screenplay for the 1954 film)

      Paramount, Los Angeles 1953 - Final White script for the 1954 film. A truly bizarre drama, set in South America in 1901, wherein chocolate plantation magnate Heston must put off divorcing his feisty new bride in order to allow her to help him stave off an invasion by a legion of army ants. The dynamiting of several bridges in the film was shot on location in Florahome, Florida.White titled wrappers, noted as Final White on the front wrapper, dated June 2, 1953, with credits for director Haskin and screenwriter MacDougall. Title page integral with the front wrapper, as issued. Distribution page present, with receipt intact. 116 leaves, mimeograph. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le lézard

      oblong, [18] ff. Paris, Editions Jeanne Bucher [Imprimerie André Tournon, eaux-fortes tirées sur la presse à bras de Jean Signovert], 1953, in-16, oblong, [18] ff, parchemin à la bradel orné d'une composition de Signovert, étui toilé avec papier marouflé sur les plats, Rare livre d'artiste issu des éditions Jeanne Bucher, orné de 6 compositions et d'1 lettrine gravées à l'eau-forte dans le texte, les plaques ayant été rayées après impression, et d'une illustration de couverture. Tirage limité à 42 exemplaires numérotés et signés par l'auteur et par l'artiste ; un des 28 exemplaires marqués 1 à 28 sur papier Auvergne à la main (n° 10). Celui-ci a été enrichi ultérieurement d'un DESSIN ORIGINAL sur Japon, daté du 7 décembre 1972, signé par Signovert et adressé à Michel Choisy, mentionné par une annotation au crayon rajoutée par l'artiste en regard de la justification : il s'agit d'une composition au lavis et à la gouache en forme de 4 variations autour du Z du léZard, sur grande feuille de papier repliée en 6 (2 compositions ont peut-être été découpées). La collaboration du poète surréaliste Francis Ponge et de l'artiste abstrait Jean Signovert donna lieu à une exposition pour la présentation de l'ouvrage, à la galerie Jeanne Bucher, boulevard du Montparnasse, du 30 octobre au 21 novembre 1953.

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        Substantial Autograph Letter Signed, 8vo, on verso of ALS by wife Eve McClure, Vienne, France, March 7, 1953

      1953. Miller writes to Bob Finklestein and on verso is an ALS written by his wife, Eve McClure, (married 1953-62.)Miller referes to the translation of various of his books into other languages, to Stalin, to his taxes and a drought in Big Sur.

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        L'erreur

      - Gallimard, Paris 1953, 12x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione, uno dei 30 esemplari numerati sul filo puro solo grandi giornali. Bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 30 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Agréable exemplaire.  

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        An Illustration of Japanese Coloured Porcelain Vol 1: Imari Vol 2: Kakiemon, Kutani, Nabeshima In two volumes complete

      Kyoto: Kyoto-Shoin Co., Ltd.. Very Good. 1953. First Edition. Hardback. Two volumes, publisher's original pictorial cloth portfolios with bone clasps to spines (lacking one clasp), 8 page index to plates in each volume, 26 page Japanese text in japanese-style binding, 100 full-page colour plates in each volume, plates complete, minor rubbing to cloth, all plates clean, this is the first edition published 1953 in two volumes, reprinted in 1958 as 4 volumes, an important monograph on Japanese porcelain. ; 12" x 15" .

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        Casino Royale

      UK: Jonathan Cape, 1953. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. Casino Royale by Ian Fleming First Edition First Impression Jonathan Cape 1953. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Unblemished throughout, covers unmarked with red heart motif and lettering still very much bright. A near fine copy housed in custom made case.

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        The Spirit of St Louis

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953. Signed Presentation Edition. Very Good. Presentation edition, copy #428 of an unspecified limitation, signed by Charles Lindbergh. Near Fine with bumped corners, faint wear at crown, faint fading to cloth at rear cover and bottom of spine. A very nice copy.

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        Autograph Christmas Card Designed by the Composer!

      - An graphically wonderful autograph Christmas card from the German composer, violist, and conductor, who designed the illustration side himself.  On the verso, he apologizes for not being able to participate in the Kiel music festival of 1953. Dated New Haven, December 12, 1952. Translated from the German, in part: "I'm glad that you like 'Harmony' and had success with it. -- In June we will finally be on our way from here to Europe, so I won't be able to come to the Kiel Festival (anyway, I'm a bad sailor and sprats don't agree with me)." The recipient was the then Generalmusikdirektor of Kiel, Georg C. Winkler. Hindemith's address appears to have been added in pencil by his wife Gertrud. Hole-punched along the left edge, else fine. 14 x 10.5 cm. 

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        Les instruments scientifiques aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles

      418pp., 63pl. Paris, P.U.F, 1953, in-4, 418pp, 63pl, br, PREMIERE EDITION de cet ouvrage très recherché illustré de 63 pl. h.t

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        Sexual Behavior in the Human Female

      Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company, 1953. First Edition. Good. Signed. Signed. First edition, first printing. Signed by all four of the research associates and principal contributors, Alfred C. Kinsey, Wardell B. Pomeroy, Clyde E. Martin and Paul H. Gebhard. About Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Staining to cloth, edge of page block and margins of early pages, pages toned, light marking to top edge of page block, cloth lightly rubbed at corners and spine ends. Perhaps the most famous study on human sexuality to this day. Uncommon signed by any of the major contributors, let alone all four.

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        MORE THAN HUMAN

      Farrar, Straus and Young [1953]., New York - cloth-backed boards. First edition. MORE THAN HUMAN is one of Sturgeon's best and probably his best-known novel. The story expresses a recurrent theme in the author's work: the passage of a character (or, in this case, six of them) from freak to superman, a passage of self-discovery and self-realization, if not apotheosis. In this story, the six outcasts come together to form a more-than-human collective psyche. It is told with the author's characteristic depth of emotional resonance. "Growing out of the acclaimed novella, 'Baby is Three," this excellent work describes the rise, against all meanness and bigotries of the surrounding world, of Homo Gestalt, an individual composed of the blended intelligences of numerous people, each of whom retains personal identity while contributing a particular strength or talent to the whole. An emergence-of-the-superhuman story, made more of a struggle than it was for the superchildren in Clarke's CHILDHOOD'S END (1953), but shorn also of the inevitable tragedy forecast for the superhumans in Stapledon's ODD JOHN (1935)." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1100. Winner of the 1954 International Fantasy Award for best novel. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 14. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1453-58. Some foxing to endpapers, a fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with some mild rubbing, mainly at spine ends and along folds, some color transfer to rear panel (from being pressed against another book), and some foxing to the inner surface. A nice copy. (#155465) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der zoologische Garten [Zeitschrift] - 21 Jahrgänge in 24 Bänden [Bd. 20 - 43 / 1953 - 1973] : Zeitschrift für die gesamte Tiergärtnerei ; Organ [der Kommission für die Tiergärten der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik,] des Verbandes Deutscher Zoodirektoren und des Internationalen Verbandes von Direktoren Zoologischer Gärten.

      Leipzig : Geest & Portig, 1953 - 1973. - Ca. 10.000 S. insg. ; zahlr. Abb. Guter Zustand. Bibliotheks-Exemplare mit Stempeln und Bibliothekseinbänden. Kopfschnitte leicht angestaubt. Seiten teilweise nachgedunkelt, sonst sauber und ohne Eintragungen. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 20000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Scrambled Eggs Super!

      Random House, New York 1953 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Dr. Seuss on a laid in signature. The book has ALL the First Issue points. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich in color with NO chips or tears. The book is bound in the publisher's pictorial boards with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO marks or writing in the book. A lovely copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Éloge de la Philosophie. Lecon inaugurable faite au Collège de France, le jeudi 15 janvier 1953.

      Paris, Gallimard, 1953 Small 8to. Uncut and unopened in the original printed wrappers. Back hinge slightly clacked, but a very fine and clean copy. S.P. printed to title-page and bottom of back wrapper. 90, (3) pp. First edition, presentation copy "A Meriam (?) et Ammeend (?) Schcor (?)/ avedCm'amitié de/ Maurice Blanchot.", of Merleau-Ponty's famous inaugural address to the Collège de France, his frequently quoted and highly regarded "In Praise of Philosophy", in which he defines the essence of philosophy and predicts its future. It is here we find his famous passages about philosophy "limping", that "this limping of philosophy is its virtue", and the answer to the question what philosophy will do in the 21st century - It will limp along.

      [Bookseller: Lynge & Søn A/S]
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        Veinte poemas de Federico Garcia Lorca

      Editorial Guillermo Kraft Limitada, 1953. Con grabados de Aldo Altomare. Con 20 acqueforti originali di Aldo Altomare, numerate e firmate dall'Artista (cm 20,5x14,6). Folio. pp. 88. Ottimo (Fine). Edizione originale di 100 es. numerati.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge Back to the Klondike (Four Color #456)

      New York: Dell Publishing, 1953. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. As New. Barks, Carl. Comic Book. Standard format and size. First Prinitng.10 cent cover price. AS NEW. Very Fine/Near Mint. All corner pointed. Binding firm and square. Without tears, creases, bumps or chips. Interior paper very white. But for distributor's date stamp to front cover, not marked in any way and very clean and bright. All comics carefully wrapped and sent boxed.

      [Bookseller: Tree Frog Fine Books and Graphic Arts]
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        De l'érotisme considéré dans ses manifestations écrites et du point de vue de l'esprit Moderne

      Paris: Cercle des Arts, 1953. Livre. Bon. Couverture souple. Ed. originale. In-12. Paris, Editions "Cercle des Arts", sd [1953]. In-12 (12,5 x 19,2 cm), 112 pp., broché, couverture rempliée. Edition originale (posthume). L'un des 1200 exemplaires sur alfama (après 10 Chine et 100 Arches), celui-ci non numéroté. Dos un peu fané, petites traces d'adhésif sur les gardes, bel exemplaire malgré tout..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        L'affaire Henri Martin

      Gallimard 1953 - - Gallimard, Paris 1953, 14x20,5cm, broché. - Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Contributions de Hervé Bazin, Michel Leiris, Jacques Prévert, Vercors. Commentaire de Jean-Paul Sartre. Envoi autographe signé de Jean-Paul Sartre à Paul Aveline et sa femme. Agréable exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition of wich no leading copies exists. Contributions by Hervé Bazin, Michel Leiris, Jacques Prévert, Vercors . Comment by Jean-Paul Sartre. Signed autograph of Jean-Paul Sartre Paul Aveline and his wife. Nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Love Among Ruin, A Romance of the Near Future

      Chapman & Hall, London 1953 - Love Among Ruins, A Romance of the Near Future signed by Evelyn Waugh, Limited and signed edition numbered 88/350, Published by Chapman & Hall, London 1953, A lovely copy of this limited edition of Waugh's story of satire set in a dystopian quasi-egalitarian Britain. This edition of Love Among Ruins is complete with a rare printed glassine dust jacket. Overall a very good copy/near fine of this classic and collectable title. The book includes decorations by various eminent hands including the author's. Original, red cloth boards with bright gilt illustration on the cover of the book. Lettering on the spine which is very lightly faded in colour. The extremities of the book are in very good condition. The contents are clean and bright. Light spotting only on the end pages. The glassine dust jacket is printed and includes the Two Guineas net price on the flap. Chips on the corners of the wrapper. 8vo 49 printed pages. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare And Antique Books PBFA]
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        Substantial Autograph Letter Signed, 8vo, on verso of ALS by wife Eve McClure, Vienne, France, March 7, 1953

      Miller writes to Bob Finklestein and on verso is an ALS written by his wife, Eve McClure, (married 1953-62.) Miller referes to the translation of various of his books into other languages, to Stalin, to his taxes and a drought in Big Sur.

      [Bookseller: Schulson Autographs]
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        Hier und jetzt und weiter.... Orig.-Tuschzeichung collagiert..

      1953 70 x 50 cm, Zustand A Unten rechts signiert. - Walter Grab (1927-1989) zürcher Künstler. Autodidakt; erster Malunterricht bei Walter Jonas in den 40er Jahren. Studienreisen und Aufenthalte im Ausland: Paris (1948. 1950. 1969). München (1951). Berlin (1955). Brasilien (1965). 1950 Initiant einer Surrealisten-Gruppe um Rudolf Schlichter. Edgar Jené. Edgar Ende. Frans Boers. Ernst Maas. Kurt Seligmann u.a.m. 1965 zusammen mit Meret Oppenheim als Vertretung des Schweizer Surrealismus an der Biennale in Sao Paolo. Brasilien. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Grafik - nach 1945

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        Casino Royale

      London: Jonathan Cape 1953. 218 pp. Publisher's original black boards with red heart motif to front cover & red lettering to spine. In pictorial grey dust wrapper with red & yellow decorative design devised by the author. Dj chipped at spine ends with slight wear to corners & extremities. In the second issue jacket, with the overprinted blurb from the Sunday Times, but not price-clipped and with the price of '10s. 6d. net' present on front & rear flaps. Spotting to endpapers & prelims, also to fore-edge & top edge. Internally clean. Binding firm. With the early owner's sticker to front pastedown: 'Loel Guinness, M.Y. Calisto R.Y.S.' (Motor Yacht Calisto Royal Yacht Squadron) The Calisto was built in 1944 as a YMS-1 Class minesweeper, then transitioned from wartime service in the British Navy to the ownership of Thomas Loel Guinness, MP and business magnate, who was descended from the Irish brewing family. Guinness also purchased the Calisto's sister ship M Y Calypso, which he leased to Jacques Cousteau for one franc per year from 1950-1997. Second impression of the author's first book. . Very Good. Hardback. Second Impression. 1953. 8vo..

      [Bookseller: Fosters' Bookshop]
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