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        MIRACLE IN THE RAIN SCREENSCRIPT

      WARNER BROTHERS, HOLLYWOOD, CA 1954 - ORIGINAL TYPESCRIPT OF "MIRACLE IN THE RAIN", AN ORIGINAL TYPESCRIPT OF A SCREENPLAY BY WALTER ABBOTT (a.k.a. FRANK ORSINO) (n.d.) , APPROXIMATELY 77 PAGES (RECTO AND VERSO), WITH NUMEROUS HOLOGRAPH ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS IN PENCIL THROUGHOUT AND ATTACHED WITH THREE BRADS TO THE ONE EDGE. TOGETHER WITH AN ORIGINAL TYPED SCENE OUTLINE OF 6 PAGES (RECTOS ONLY), WITH HOLOGRAPH ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS IN PENCIL THAT IS STAPLED TO THE FRONT COVER. BOTH ARE ENCLOSED IN A STIFF BLACK PAPER FOLDER, WITH A TYPED LABEL ON THE UPPER COVER. APPROXIMATELY 83 PAGES ALTOGETHER. TYPED ON BOND PAPER WITH PRINTED HEADINGS ON SEVERAL PAGES "TALENT PRODUCTIONS" HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA. APPARENTLY A SCREENPLAY TREATMENT BEING PREPARED FOR CONSIDERATION, "WHICH IS ABOUT 60% OF THE FINAL PICTURE." THE BALANCE, ACCORDING TO A TIPPED IN TYPED ABBOTT'S NOTE THAT THE REMAINDER OF THE SCRIPT WAS TO BE COMPLETED BY BEN HECHT. "MIRACLE IN THE RAIN" WAS FILMED IN 1954 BY WARNER BROTHERS WITH THE SCREENPLAY CREDITS GIVEN TO BEN HECHT. THE MOVIE WAS DIRECTED BY RUDOLPH MATE WITH MUSIC BY FRANZ WAXMAN, STARRING JANE WYMAN AND VAN JOHNSON. WALTER ABBOTT WAS APPARENTLY UNCREDITED FOR HIS WORK ON THE SCRIPT. BASED UPON THE ORIGINAL STORY BY BEN HECHT THAT WAS PUBLISHED IN "THE SATURDAY EVENING POST" MAGAZINE ON APRIL 3, 1943. AN UNIQUE RENDITION OF BEN HECHT'S HAUNTING MYSTICAL WARTIME NOVELLA STORY OF THE "MEETING" IN NEW YORK CITY OF A YOUNG WOMAN AND A SOLDIER WHO APPARENTLY HAD BEEN KILLED IN EUROPE DURING WORLD WAR II. Size: 8 1/2" X 11" [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aah! Rare Chicago]
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        Cinderella **Signed 1st Caldecott Medal

      Scribners, New York, NY 1954 - A first printing copy of this scarce Caldecott classic. Pink cloth book has a bit of wear to the top and bottom of spine, a lovely vintage book plate on the inside cover, and the words "Caldecott Award 1955" printed neatly alongside it, else this is FINE. The pages are as clean and bright and crisp as a brand-new book, absolutely beautiful. Jacket is about Near Very Good; it has some tears, but is clean and bright and presents nicely. Original price is intact on flap and correct for a first printing. Back flap lists seven books, also correct for a first printing. (I have always found it odd that it states nowhere on the jacket that of these seven books, all but the very first were Caldecott Honor winners! Amazing). Medal sticker is present on front panel. Brown has won three Caldecott medals, but this was her first. And this is one of the most difficult to find of all the Caldecott Medal winners. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Lord of the Rings The Fellowship of the Ring The Two Towers The Return of the King

      UK: George Allen & Unwin, 1954. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. The Lord of the Rings First Editions JRR Tolkien Fellowship of the Ring The Two Towers The Return of the King George Allen & Unwin. First editions, second impressions published by George Allen & Unwin, 1954, 1955 & 1955. Fellowship of the Ring: No inscriptions, no foxing or browning, fold out map completely unmarked with no creasing. Covers bright and unmarked, sharp corners with lean to spine in original and correct second impression dust jacket showing general signs of wear. Not price clipped. The Two Towers: No inscriptions, no foxing or browning, fold out map still present and unmarked with no creasing. A very fine copy in original correct second impression dust jacket, neatly clipped. Return of the King: No inscriptions, no foxing, fold out map still present, unmarked and not creased. A very fine copy in correct second impression dust jacket. Near fine and not price clipped.

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        Seeburg Selectomatic Jukebox. Model HF100R.

      Chicago, Ill.: Seeburg. 1954 - Overhauled in 1987: new glass, new cartridge, tube, components reassembled. Located in Oakland, California.

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        History Data (Full 100)(Chinese Edition) JIN DAI SHI ZI LIAO ( QUAN 100 CE )

      Intellectual Property Publishing House. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Paperback. Publisher: Intellectual Property Publishing House. History data founded in 1954 by Guo wrote the title. Since it began. one after another of China s modern history published in 1840-1949 on the political. economic. cultural. diplomatic. military. customs. social life and other aspects of the historical data. including files. correspondence. diaries. manuscript writing. memoir. of interviews. surveys. photographs. rubbings and other raw materials. as well as chronologies. tables and... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        CUT ME IN

      Abelard Schuman, New York 1954 - Octavo, boards. Author's first hardcover mystery. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket, some color fade to spine of dust jacket, some light edge rubbing, and what looks like a little light staining from old dust jacket protector (very minor). An attractive copy of an uncommon book. (7909) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        THE LORD OF THE RINGS comprising THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING, THE TWO TOWERS & THE RETURN OF THE KING

      George Allen & Unwin 1954 - "One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all And in the darkness bind them"THE LORD OF THE RINGS comprising THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING, THE TWO TOWERS & THE RETURN OF THE KING, Allen & Unwin, 1954, 1954 & 1955 respectively, each in first edition, (first printing), lower front fore edge corner tip of volume one gently bumped, some off-setting to the front end-paper of the same volume, else brilliant fine copies VOID of previous owners markings, bookplates & remainder marks with each in vg+ or better dust wrapper with just a bit of tanning to the dust-wrapper spines and with the dust-wrappers of volumes 1 & 3 each having one closed tear with neither book nor dust-wrapper having any repairs nor mends of any kind. The prices on the dust-wrapper flaps are all present and unclipped. The set you have been waiting for !!! INTERNATIONAL FANTASY AWARD winner and an enduring classic of literature. The quintessential fantasy quest saga from which all others are derived !!! A set of books which in fine condition, first printing & first edition has increased its value 100 fold in the last quarter century. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: THE FINE BOOKS COMPANY / A.B.A.A / 1979]
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        D`une Chine à l`autre. Préface: Sartre.,

      Paris, Robert Delpire, 1954 - (12) Seiten, 144 (davon 8 doppelseitig) Photographien, (6) Seiten mit einer Karte. Ganzleineneinband mit Rückentitel u. originalem Schutzumschlag. Umschlag mit Randeinrissen u. kleinen Fehlstellen, innen sauber, insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Sprache: fr Gewicht in Gramm: 1550 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni Muenchen]
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        A FABLE

      New York: Random House, 1954. First edition. Fine/Fine. A Fine copy of the book in like dust jacket. The jacket has a small stain on the rear panel, otherwise a very sharp copy. William Faulkner's 1954 novel, which won both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize, "A Fable" took Faulkner over ten years to write. Set in World War I - and inspired closely by the life of Jesus - the novel is about Corporal Stephan, who's actions end up bringing a halt to the war. "Whatever its "sources," if such these be, Faulkner has stamped 'A Fable' as his own. His method of delayed revelation is present in extreme form and will make difficult reading for some and exciting reading for others. His style, at times very demanding of the reader, rises often to magnificence." (Contemporary New York Times review). Fine in Fine. dust jacket.

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        Portrait Photograph of Harry Belafonte, face uplifted in song, in "Almanac"

      New York, feb. 18, 1954. (BELAFONTE, HARRY) Reproduced (this very print) in PORTRAITS: The Photography of Carl van Vechten (1978). 33 x 24 cm. (13 x 9-3/8 inches). Seated in costume, frontal view. Atelier stamp on rear, and docketed in pencil with the name of the subject ("Harry Belafonte"), the date, and the number of the negative and print ("viii LL"). And with indication to printer for resizing . Belafonte's film and singing career was taking off -- in 1954 he landed a role in the film Carmen Jones, and in the year Van Vechten photographed him in this series, Belafonte was starring in the Broadway musical "John Murray Anderson's Almanac", for which he won a Tony award

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        A Selection of some 900 British and Irish Mountain Tops [with] the Supplement to a selection of some 900 British and Irish mountain tops and a selection of 1,000 tops under 2,500 feet.

      Darien Press Ltd Edinburgh 1962 1954 - First memento edition . 3 vols, 8vo ( 26 x 19 cms) , pp.123, 208, 215-259, numerous photographiic plates including the frontispieces in each volume, 27 black and white folding panoramas ( one panorama discreetly repaired with tape on reverse), dedication to Ronald Burn written in ink and signed by author inside all vols., vol 2 contains a letter (tipped in ) and Christmas card (inserted loose) from the author and vol 3 an envelope (tipped in), addressed to Ronald Burn in author's handwriting , library stamps of "The Dominican Fathers, Edinburgh", neat ink annotations throughout, publisher's green cloth gilt, dustwrappers, ( small tear to wrapper on vol 1); overall a fine set. This work was privately printed in a scarce limited edition by William McKnight Docharty, a well-known Scottish hillwalker.and member of the SMC ( Scottish Mountaineering Club). The first volume of this set contains tables and panoramas of British and Irish mountains. The two supplementary volumes which were issued later in 1962 also contain some views of the Alps. This particular copy is inscribed to Ronald Burn who is considered by many to be the first Munroist ( the first person to climb all the Munros in Scotland). In the letter to Burn ( tipped in the supplementary volume I), Docharty writes "It is only now that I am able to send you copy no. 20 of the supplement to the 1954 work.".The dedication to Ronald Burn reads "To Ronald Burn in appreciation of his being the first to achieve the ascent of all the separate Mountains and their "tops". with every good wish from Willie Docharty". Neate D54; D55. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        The Federal Reserve Conspiracy *SECOND PRINTING*

      USA Common Sense 1954. 144 pages. Documents the creation of the privately-owned U.S. Federal Reserve in 1913. Above-average wear and soiling. Binding intact. Title hand-written upon sunned spine. 2.5" x 4" Thunderbolt sticker upon title page and inside back cover. Bit of writing at top of back cover. Two of the recommended titles inside back cover are stroked out. Occasional small ink markings to contents. A sound copy of the rare second printing of this classic work. Second Printing Soft Cover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; Second Printing. Fair

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        A Selection of Some 900 British and Irish Mountain Tops [with] The Supplement to A Selection of Some 900 British and Irish Mountain Tops and A Selection of 1,000 Tops under 2,500 Feet [Vols I and II ] 3 Vols Signed and Inscribed with 3 loose letters

      Edinburgh: Printed by The Darien Press Ltd for W. M. Docharty. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. 1954. First [Momento] Edition No. 251. Green/gilt hardback cloth cover. 260mm x 180mm (10" x 7"). 124pp; 208pp; 42pp, + panoramas. Volume I - 9 fold out b/w panoramas; Supplement Volumes I and II with b/w plates and 18 fold out b/w panoramas in Volume II. Supplement volumes published 1962. Volume I signed and inscribed by author with letter laid on to front paste-down in envelope. Volumes II and III both signed and inscribed by author with 3 loose letters from the author in franked envelopes. .

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        Pym College

      Np [BBC], London 1954 - 29 mimeographed pp., secured with split pin to top left. A little dusty and darkened, pencilled name to title page. A very good copy. First edition. AN UNTRANSMITTED PILOT SHOW FOR A SERIES WHICH WAS NEVER MADE. THE RECORDING OF THIS SHOW IS NOW LOST. Pilot script, recorded on 2 March 1954. Written and starring Rex Dawe, and featuring Peter Butterworth, Graham Stark, David Jacobs and Ann Lancaster. The show began life in Australia with the title The Fourth Form at St. Percy's, and later Yes, What? It ran for 520 episodes with Dawe in the lead, and was itself based on Will Hay's radio series of the 1920s, The Fourth Form at St. Michael's. No transmission date appears on the script, and no record of its transmission has been found. Certainly, no series was ever made. Occasional pencil revisions throughout, presumably made by the same person who, infuriatingly, has written his/her name illegibly on the title page. Extremely rare, and possibly the sole survivor.

      [Bookseller: Neil Pearson Rare Books]
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        Art d aujourd hui. Revue d art contemporain. Serie 5. Heft 1 - 8 (1, 2-3, 4-5, 6, 7, 8). Vollständig. Ungebundene Hefte mit OUmschläge. Letzter Erscheinungsjahrgang.

      Paris 1954 - OHFt., 30 - 60 S. je Heft, 4° mit- zahlreichen sw. Bild-Aufnahmen u. 5 frei beigefügten, farb. OLitographien im Text. Exemplare fast unbeschädigt. In sehr gutem Zustand. Selten. sehr guter Zustand. Book Language/s: fr [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Cronache e altre poesie

      Milano: Schwarz, 1954. Prima edizione di 500 es. numerati. broch. Molto buono (Very Good). 8vo. Con tre disegni in nero di Giuseppe Migneco Opera prima dell'Autore. Edizione originale stampata su carta uso mano Copertina e pagine leggermente brunite ai margini (Pages slightly browned to edges) [Gambetti, 1997]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Photographie originale] Umbria, 1954 : tirage argentique d'époque pour l'une des photographies parues dans "Ombrie, terre de saint François" (1955)

      1954 - 24,7 x 18,1 cm (image et feuille). Tirage gélatino-argentique d'époque sur papier "Agfa-Brovira" produit avant 1945. Cachet du photographe au verso. Issue d'un reportage commandé en 1954 par La Guilde du Livre, cette photographie a été publiée page 19 du livre "Ombrie, terre de saint François", ouvrage paru en 1955 et qui obtiendra le deuxième prix Nadar en 1956. Très beau tirage, rare et en bel état.

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Casino Royale Signed Ian Fleming

      UK: Jonathan Cape, 1954. 1st Edition 3rd Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. Casino Royale by Ian Fleming Signed First Edition Jonathan Cape 1954. Third impression. No inscriptions, no foxing to edges, light spotting to early pages. Black cloth boards with heart motif near fine in the original dust jacket which has benefited from light restoration. Not price clipped and displaying 10/6 to front and back flaps. SIGNED BY IAN FLEMING on loosely inserted hand written invitation whilst aboard the RMS Mauretania. Typed and hand signed pre dinner drinks invitation (in French) from Ian Fleming to legendary fashion designer Christian Dior on 'RMS Mauretania' letter head - undated but believed to be circa 1948. There is a mention of Fleming travelling on the RMS Mauretania, along with rumours of his affair with fellow traveller Viscountess Rothermere, in the diaries of Sir Raymond Streat. The below is taken from 'The Diary of Sir Raymond Streat, Volume 2 1948: "Monday, January 5th On board R.M.S Mauretania. One day is much the same as another on board a great liner. There is consequently very little to add. Two evenings I have played bridge in the Captain's cabin with the Captain as my partner and Viscountess Rothermere and Ian Fleming as opponents. The gossip-mongers suspect an affair between these two, but it is no business of mine and they play bridge entertainingly." Has been certified as authentic by Rare and Signed .Com 'The world's leading memorabilia experts'. The Guardian.

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        Staff Report No. 4 - Summary of Activities of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, The Rockefeller Foundation,The Rockefeller Gen'l Education Board

      USA Special Committee to Investigate Tax-Exempt Foundations - House of Representatives, H. Res. 217 (The Reece Committee) 1954. A document which should have rocked the USA to its core but was squelched by the very powers it exposed. In the course of her duties as legal analyst for the Committee, Kathryn Casey was granted access to the archived minutes of the board of directors of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. According to the Committee's Research Director Norman Dodd, it was here that Ms. Casey discovered the board's conclusion that the best way to create world government, and permanent peace, was to involve the United States in a terrible war. The Reece Committee and its findings came to prominence decades later when Norman Dodd, Research Director for the Committee, came forward with stunning revelations of the Committee's findings. Printed for the use of the committee, this booklet contains pages 627-665b from the printed hearings. Includes 20 tables, 12 charts and 10 data sheets. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Crease to lower corner. A sound copy of this powerful document. First Edition Thus Stapled 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First Edition Thus. Good

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        The Wicked Pavilion

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1954 - The first edition of this well regarded novel, published by Houghton Mifflin in 1954. A very good copy of the book with some light wear to the spine ends and two light spots to the upper spine. Price clipped dust jacket very good with chipping to the spine ends and some wear to the folds and tips. This copy is inscribed 'Love, Dawn ' One of four books which came in, all inscribed ( presumably to the same recipient ) with love - the first of which refers to the recipient inexplicably as ' Mother '. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Tomb of Ramessses VI, The Shrines of Tut-Ankh-Amon and Mythological Papyri in three volumes Egyptian Religious Texts and Representations

      New York: Pantheon 1954-1957, 1954. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. XL in Bollingen series. 5 books in 3 Volumes in 3 slipcases. Vols. II and III still in original brown paper wraps. All books Fine, slipcases VG. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Non-U.S. buyers: Please check with us on shipping fees BEFORE placing your order.

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        Jonathan Troy

      New York, NY: Dodd, Mead, and Company, 1954. First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Abbey's first novel, hard to find (Abbey refused its reprinting) and disliked by its author. Some rubbing on edges of boards, interior clean save for bookplate on title page. Unclipped dust jacket worn on edges, chipped corners, a few small closed tears to edges.

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        LOS DÍAS ENMASCARADOS.

      Los Presentes, México 1954 - 1ª ed. 12x17.7. 97pp. 3h. Rústica. Muy buen ejemplar, realmente impecable. Cubierta de Ricardo Martínez de Hoyos. Tirada de 500 ejemplares. Esta colección de cuentos es el primer libro de Fuentes, y contiene su famoso relato 'Chac Mool'. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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        Biblioteka poeta. Malaja serija.

      Moskau 1954 - Biblioteka poeta. Malaja serija. Tret'e izdanie. 1954 - 1986. Komplekt iz 66- ti knig. Polnyj spisok vysylaem po zaprosu. Sostojanie knig - ot horoshego do ochen' horoshego. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Breastplate of Saint Patrick

      (Dublin): Dolmen Press. (1954). First. First edition. Full parchment. Fine in fine dustwrapper with a tiny tear. One of 275 numbered copies. A lovely copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        South Street

      New York: Farrar, Straus and Young. (1954). First. First edition. Spine ends and corners lightly bumped, else near fine in a very good dustwrapper with short nicks to the spine ends and small pen scribble on the verso. Signed by the author on the title page. Third book by the Philadelphia-born novelist who attended Temple University, and served as a clerk-typist in occupied Berlin. Set in Philadelphia, a father is lynched leaving three sons to grow up on South Street. Scarce in this condition and signed. .

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        A Child's Christmas in Wales

      Norfolk: New Directions. (1954). First. Long galleys of the first separately printed edition (originally published in Quite Early One Morning). Five leaves, printed rectos only, and an unprinted cover sheet, all folded. Slight offsetting to the unprinted cover sheet, else fine. Accompanied by a first edition of the finished book as issued by New Directions, which is fine in near fine, slightly age-toned dustwrapper. Also accompanied by a fine copy of the New Directions edition of Quite Early One Morning (fine in fine, lightly rubbed dustwrapper with wraparound band promoting A Child's Christmas in Wales, an Advance Review Copy with slip laid in). A beloved little gem, this story of Christmas in Wales was recorded by Thomas, and became a Christmas classic, necessitating this separate edition. Ex-Ned Erbe, director of publicity for New Directions. Rare. One of two sets of which we are aware. .

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        The Kingdom of Earth with Hard Candy: A Book of Stories

      New York: New Directions. (1954). First. First edition, limited issue. Tiny cracks on the paper over the rear hinge else very near fine in a moderately soiled, very good slipcase. One of 100 numbered copies Signed by the author. .

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        The Green Millennium

      New York: Lion Books (Lion Library). (1954). First. First paperback edition, previously published in hardcover by Abelard-Schuman. Light rubbing at the extremities, a pretty much fine copy. "Satyrs from outer space on a lusty earthbound spree." Both the hardcover and the Lion Library edition are very scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A Selection of Some 900 British and Irish Mountain Tops. [with] The Supplement to A Selection of Some 900 British and Irish Mountain Tops and A Selection of 1,000 Tops under 2,500 Feet. [Vols. I and II.] 3 Vols. Signed and Inscribed with 3 loose letters

      Edinburgh: Printed by The Darien Press Ltd for W. M. Docharty. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. 1954. First [Momento] Edition No. 251. Green/gilt hardback cloth cover. 260mm x 180mm (10" x 7"). 124pp; 208pp; 42pp, + panoramas. Volume I - 9 fold out b/w panoramas; Supplement Volumes I and II with b/w plates and 18 fold out b/w panoramas in Volume II. Supplement volumes published 1962. Volume I signed and inscribed by author with letter laid on to front paste-down in envelope. Volumes II and III both signed and inscribed by author with 3 loose letters from the author in franked envelopes. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Heinz BERGGRUEN 70 Rue de l?Université Paris. Collezione di 14  preziosi cataloghi della Galleria Berggruen dal 1954 agli anni ?60: Picasso, dessins; Laurens papier collés; Henry Matisse Litographies rares; Moore sculptures et dessins; Magnelli, Collages; Mirò, Bois gravés pour Paul Eluard; Roger de la Fresnaye Aquarelles e dessins; Pierre Courtin Lamentation du graveur; Mumprecht Monotypes 1960; Robert Motherwell, Collages; Matisse Dessins et Sculptures; Klee lui - meme ; Mirò Constellations; Queneau présente les meubles de Baj chez Berggruen à Paris. 

      Collezione di 14  preziosi cataloghi della Galleria Berggruen dal 1954 agli anni ?60. Heinz Berggruen, collezionista ebreo di origine tedesca nel 1952 aprì una galleria a Parigi, diventando uno dei più importanti galleristi del dopoguerra di Picasso, Klee, Matisse, Léger e Mirò, con una clientela ampia e significativa. Dopo il suo ritiro nel 1982 ha donato 90 opere di Paul Klee al Metropolitan Museum of Art. Nel 2000, ha venduto la sua collezione di 113 capolavori moderni al governo tedesco. La folla dei personaggi intorno a Berggruen è leggendaria. Gertrude Stein e Paul Eluard, sempre in bolletta, che gli regalò un Klee, purché acquistasse un Picasso avuto in regalo dal maestro. Greta Garbo e Louis Aragon. Simone Signoret e Yves Montand, che vivevano sopra la sua prima galleria. Gino Severini, Joan Miró e Raymond Queneau. Il barone Rothschild e Peggy Guggenheim, che acquistò da lui un importante quadro di Ferdinand Léger, se lo fece spedire a Venezia e poi cominciò a tirare sul prezzo concordato, rifiutandosi di pagare. Risolse il problema Ralph Colin, avvocato e collezionista newyorkese: fece bloccare i conti americani della ex moglie di Max Ernst, convincendola a versare il denaro pattuito. Axs

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        Player Piano

      (London): Science Fiction Book Club. (1954). First thus, the Science Fiction Book Club edition of his first book, a satire on automation and the Electronics age that was first published in the U.S. in 1952 and in the U.K. in 1953. This copy is signed by Vonnegut with a self-caricature. Mild acidification to page edges, else a fine copy in a near fine, spine-sunned dust jacket. In a custom clamshell case. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Probleme der Lyrik. Vortrag in der Universität Marburg am 21.August 1951.

      Wiesbaden, Limes Verlag, 1954.. 3. Auflage 48 Seiten 8°, Englische Broschur.. die Broschur gering berieben, am Rückdeckel mit kleinem Fleck und kleinem Randanriß, Buchblock sauber und frisch, auf dem Vorsatz von Benn voll signiert und datiert ( 15. VIII. 55 / Flensburg), mit dieser Schrift wurde Benn erstmals nach 1945 in der deutschen Öffentlichkeit wieder wahrgenommen und bestimmte die Lyrik-Diskussionen für einige Jahre. Gottfried Benn (* 2. Mai 1886 in Mansfeld, Brandenburg - + 7. Juli 1956 in Berlin) war ein deutscher Arzt, berühmter Dichter und Essayist.

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        Hard Candy. A Book of Stories

      (New York): New Directions. (1954). First. First edition. Tall octavo. Some soiling and a small stain along the edge of the spine, about very good in a worn, first issue royal blue slipcase, in a custom chemise and quarter morocco clamshell case. The Dedication Copy, Inscribed by Tennessee Williams to Paul Bowles at a later date: "To Paul, for many years. Tennessee, 1962." Both Paul and Jane Bowles have Signed their names beneath the printed dedication: "For Jane and Paul Bowles." Additionally, in the upper corner of the flyleaf where Williams's inscription appears, Paul Bowles has printed: "Paul Bowles / Jane Bowles / Tangier 1954." About the time of Williams's inscription, Bowles had recently completed the musical score of Williams's play The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore. Presumably the best copy in the world. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A Child's Christmas in Wales

      Norfolk: New Directions. (1954). First. Long galleys of the first separately printed edition (originally published in Quite Early One Morning). Five leaves, printed rectos only, and an unprinted cover sheet, all folded. Slight offsetting to the unprinted cover sheet, else fine. Accompanied by a first edition of the finished book as issued by New Directions, which is fine in near fine, slightly age-toned dustwrapper. Also accompanied by a fine copy of the New Directions edition of Quite Early One Morning (fine in fine, lightly rubbed dustwrapper with wraparound band promoting A Child's Christmas in Wales, an Advance Review Copy with slip laid in). A beloved little gem, this story of Christmas in Wales was recorded by Thomas, and became a Christmas classic, necessitating this separate edition. Ex-Ned Erbe, director of publicity for New Directions. Rare. One of two sets of which we are aware. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Heinz BERGGRUEN 70 Rue de l'Université Paris. Collezione di 14Ê preziosi cataloghi della Galleria Berggruen dal 1954 agli anni '60:Picasso, dessins; Laurens papier collés; Henry Matisse Litographies rares; Moore sculptures et dessins; Magnelli, Collages; Mirò, Bois gravés pour Paul Eluard; Roger de la Fresnaye Aquarelles e dessins; Pierre Courtin Lamentation du graveur; Mumprecht Monotypes 1960; Robert Motherwell, Collages; Matisse Dessins et Sculptures; Klee lui-meme ; Mirò Constellations; Queneau présente les meubles de Baj chez Berggruen à Paris.

      - Collezione di 14 preziosi cataloghi della Galleria Berggruen dal 1954 agli anni '60. Heinz Berggruen, collezionista ebreo di origine tedesca nel 1952 aprì una galleria a Parigi, diventando uno dei più importanti galleristi del dopoguerra di Picasso, Klee, Matisse, Léger e Mirò, con una clientela ampia e significativa. Dopo il suo ritiro nel 1982 ha donato 90 opere di Paul Klee al Metropolitan Museum of Art. Nel 2000, ha venduto la sua collezione di 113 capolavori moderni al governo tedesco. La folla dei personaggi intorno a Berggruen è leggendaria. Gertrude Stein e Paul Eluard, sempre in bolletta, che gli regalò un Klee, purché acquistasse un Picasso avuto in regalo dal maestro. Greta Garbo e Louis Aragon. Simone Signoret e Yves Montand, che vivevano sopra la sua prima galleria. Gino Severini, Joan Mirò e Raymond Queneau. Il barone Rothschild e Peggy Guggenheim, che acquistò da lui un importante quadro di Ferdinand Léger, se lo fece spedire a Venezia e poi cominciò a tirare sul prezzo concordato, rifiutandosi di pagare. Risolse il problema Ralph Colin, avvocato e collezionista newyorkese: fece bloccare i conti americani della ex moglie di Max Ernst, convincendola a versare il denaro pattuito.ÊAxs [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PAOLO BONGIORNO]
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        Typed letter signed.

      New York, 6. XII. 1954. - Large 4to. 1 p. On behalf of the "American Foundation for Overseas Blind" to one Mr. Fabry, regarding a donation for blind children at South Korea: "We who love peace must recognize our eternal indebtedness to the gallant people of South Korea for their bitter sacrifices during the war so recently ended [.] The Foundation has already established a fine school and training center for [Korea's blind youngsters] outside Pusan. There and at the new Taegu School for the Blind and Deaf 250 handicapped young people, inspired with firm faith and dauntless courage, are learning to break through the barriers off darkness and silence [.] Yet Korean government records list a total of 50,000 sightless children [.]". - On stationery with printed letterhead of the "American Foundation for Overseas Blind".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Original-Fotografie von Erico Piccagliani, 1954. Mit Widmung von Maria Callas (blaue Tinte) auf Bildseite: To Betty Jahr / with the best love in memory / Maria Meneghini Callas / Berlin / 1955.

      . Ca. 24 x 18,3 cm.. Rollenfoto als Violetta in La Traviata aus der Scala (Stagione Lirica 1954/55). Rückseitig mit Fotografen-Stempel. Zwei hinterlegte Randeinrisse, alte Montagespuren auf der Rückseite.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rainer Schlicht]
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        LIVE AND LET DIE / A SUPERB COPY

      Bluebook / McCall Corporation 1954 - LIVE AND LET DIE in Bluebook for May 1954, McCall Corporation, first edition, save for a somewhat innocuous store and date stamp (the latter revealing that this item was on sale on April 28th, a mere 24 days after the British edition), fresh and fine in full color, full wrap-around pictorial wraps. Also contains original publications by P. G. Wodehouse, Richard Matheson, John D. MacDonald, et.al. An unaccountably scarce publication most likely missing from most Ian Fleming / James Bond collections, especially in this marvelous condition, predating the American hard-cover edition by almost a year and published only 3 weeks after the British first edition (perhaps so as much of the novel takes place in New York, Florida and the Caribbean). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: THE FINE BOOKS COMPANY / A.B.A.A / 1979]
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        The Passport

      New York: Harper and Brothers. (1954). First. First edition. Folio. Touch of wear to the bottom of the spine else fine in a slightly chipped very good dustwrapper with wear at the edges. Nicely Inscribed by the author, with a large drawing of a cat playing the guitar. The inscription "To Leo" is followed by five lines of the "nonsense" writing that Steinberg employed in the book, and which is just barely indecipherable, presumably as the artist designed it, and Signed "Saul 1954." A very attractive copy of this early book by the longtime New Yorker cartoonist. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        spirale 4 (Plastiknummer). Herausgeber und Verleger Marcel Wyss, Dieter Roth, Eugen Gomringer.

      . Bern, spiral press, November 1954. 50 : 35 cm. 44 S. Orig.-Umschlag.. Erschienen in 800 Exemplaren. - "Mit dieser vierten Nummer (das letzte grossformatige Heft) macht die 'spirale' auf ein breites Spektrum plastischen Schaffens aufmerksam. Vorgestellt werden Pioniere der modernen Skulptur und Plastik, junge, noch unbekannte Künstler und solche, deren Bedeutung aus heutiger Sicht regional geblieben ist." (Annemarie Bucher in: "spirale - Eine Künstlerzeitschrift 1953-1964", Baden 1990. - Umschlagrücken mit Einrissen und Fehlstellen.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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