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        The Chrysalids (First Edition, First Printing)

      Michael Joseph, 1955 First Edition. First Printing. There is some wear to the corners of the dust jacket and the spine has a small nick and short tear. Flaps and rear plate are in good condition. A great copy overall. Considered by many to be Wyndham's best work.

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      Ballantine Books, New York 1955 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Arthur C. Clarke on a laid in signature. An attractive dustjacket that is rich in color with slight wear to the edges. The book is bound in the publisher's ORIGINAL black cloth and is in excellent condition. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean, with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A superb copy SIGNED by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Sammlungen zum Dorf- und Bauren-Rechte. 4 Bde.

      Kl.-4. Mit wdh. Holzschnitt-Titelvignette. Marmor. Pp. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. rotem Rsch. (kl. Klebezettel mit Wappen und Signatur am unteren Kapital, gering berieben). Einzige Ausgabe des umfassendsten Kompendiums zum Bauernrecht im 18. Jahrhundert unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der 'Lehre von der Grundannahme der persönlichen Freiheit der Bauern'. Selten so vollständig. - Humpert 3020. Dahlmann/Waitz 1955. - Wohlerhaltenes, dekoratives Exemplar aus der Bibliothek der Freiherren von Friesen, Schloß Schleinitz mit deren Exlibris.

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        Framed Inscribed Photograph

      New York, 1955. unbound. Exceptional original semi-gloss 10 x 8-inch black-and-white photo -- a three-quarters image of the great composer holding a baton while conducting a studio recording session, but still facing the camera, photographed by Adrian Siegel, whose stamp appears on the back. Inscribed in French in black fountain pen (translated): "To Charles A. Wall with much admiration from Villa-Lobos. New York, 2/14/55." Charles Wall was a full Colonel during World War II, serving on the staff of General Omar N. Bradley. He abruptly left the military in 1946 and became a successful music publisher. He was a plaintiff in the landmark 1959 antitrust case "Schwartz v. BMI" that also included Ira Gershwin, Virgil Thompson, and Gian-Carlo Menotti. Adrian Siegel is an acclaimed photographer, having taken photographs of classical music personalities for over 50 years while a cellist in the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra. His photographs are housed in many permanent collections including the Museum of Modern Art. This unique photograph is boldly signed and was acquired directly from the family of Charles A. Wall. Matted in white and set in a black frame measuring 16.5 x 14.5 inches. Very good(+) condition. The single most significant creative figure in 20th-century Brazilian art music. Grove Encyclopedia calls him "the best known and most important Latin American composer to date.

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        Sämtliche Schriften. Faksimile-Neudruck der Ausgabe von 1730 in elf Bänden. Begonnen von August Faust. Neu herausgegeben von Will-Erich Peuckert.

      Stuttgart: Frommann Holzboog, 1955-1961. 7 Bände Fadengeheftete Originalpappbände mit Schutzumschlag. 4 Bände Originalleinen mit Schutzumschlag. Leicht berieben. Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt. - Band 1: Aurora, oder Morgenröthe im Aufgang -- Band 2: De tribus principiis oder Beschreibung der Drey Principien Göttliches Wesens -- Band 3: De triplici vita hominis, oder vom Dreyfachen Leben des Menschen -- Psychologia vera, oder Viertzig Fragen Von der Seelen -- Band 4: De incarnatione verbi, oder Von der Menschwerdung Jesu Christi -- Sex puncta theosophica, oder Von sechs Theosophischen Puncten -- Sex puncta mystica, oder Kurtze Erklärung Sechs Mystischer Puncte -- Mysterium pansophicum, oder Gründlicher Bericht von dem Irdischen und Himmlischen Mysterio -- Christosophia, oder Der \"Weg zu Christo -- Band 5: Libri Apologetici, [oder Schutz-Schriften wieder Balthasar Tilken -- Antistiefelius, oder Bedencken über Esaiä Stiefels Büchlein -- Apologia contra Gregorium Richter, oder Schutz-Rede wieder Gregorium Richter -- Informatorium Novissimorum, oder Unterricht Von den Letzten Zeiten -- Band 6: De signatura rerum, oder Von der Geburt und Bezeichnung aller Wesen -- De electione gratiae, oder Von der Gnaden-Wahl -- De testamentis Christi, oder Von Christi Testamenten -- Band 7: Mysterium Magnum, oder Er-klärung über Das Erste Buch Mosis. Anfang bis Capitel 43 -- Band 8: Mysterium Magnum, oder Erklärung über Das Erste Buch Mosis. Capitel 44 bis Ende -- Band 9: Quaestiones theosophicae, oder Betrachtung Göttlicher Offenbarung -- Tabulae prindpiorum, oder Tafeln von den Dreyen Principien Göttlicher Offenbarung -- Clavis, oder Schlüssel, das ist Eine Erklärung der vornehmsten Puncten und Wörter, welche in diesen Schriften gebrauchet werden -- Epistolae theosophicae, oder Theosophische Send-ßriefe -- Band 10: De Vita et Scriptis Jacobi Böhmii, oder Historischer Bericht von dem Leben und Schriften Jacob Böhmens -- Das Leben Jacob Böhmes von Will-Erich Peuckert -- (zweite, verbesserte Auflage) -- Band 11: Register über alle Theosophischen Schriften Jacob Böhmens. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Lecture Notes The School of the Wisdom VOLUME II

      Theosophical Publishing House. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1955. First. Hardcover. Light green boards tight and straight, inner pages unmarked. Owner bookplate to inner pastedown. Author signature, date to front free-endpaper. Fold-out: The Tree of Life According to Kabbalism. ; Signed by Author .

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      The Swedish Traffic Association. Stockholm, Sweden. 1955. - Color pictographic / pictorial poster map, 54 x 24 1/4 inches, professionally mounted on linen. Light creasing at upper right edge, repaired 1 1/2 inch tear at the middle of upper and lower edges; very good, bright condition. Brightly colored poster map of Sweden by Olle Laurelius with an inset map of the globe at the lower right of the poster highlighting the country. The pictographs show industries and activities. "Svenska Institute Ab Anders Beckman. Printed in Sweden by Bengtsons Litografiska AB. Stockholm. 1955." printed at lower right corner.

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        Arnold, Walter. - Stehender Akt, die Arme hinter dem Kopf verschränkt.

      - Zeichnung / Bleistiftzeichnung, partiell gewischt, auf hellorangem Zeichenkarton, um 1955. Von Walter Arnold. 42,0 x 27,0 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Nicht bezeichnet. - Papier altersbedingt leicht gedunkelt. Sonst guter Erhaltungszustand. Walter Arnold (1909 Leipzig - 1979 Dresden). Deutscher Bildhauer und Grafiker. 1924-28 Ausbildung als Holz- und Steinbildhauer. 1928-32 Studium bei Alfred Thiele an der Leipziger Kunstgewerbeschule. 1933-40 freischaffend. Soldat und Kriegsgefangener im Zweiten Weltkrieg. 1946-49 Dozent an der Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig (HGB). 1949 Berufung an die Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden (HfBK), bis 1970 dort Professor. 1970-74 Professor an der HGB Leipzig. 1952 Mitglied der Deutschen Akademie der Künste. 1958-64 Nachfolger von Otto Nagel als Vorsitzender des Verbandes Bildender Künstler.

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      Harper & Brothers, 1955 Inscribed first edition. Both book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Inscribed on the front free end paper. Little bit foxing on covers and paste-downs. Dust jacket has some wear and a couple of closed tears. Comes in custom=made slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity.

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        Our Miss Brooks (Original screenplay, producer David Weisbart's presentation copy)

      Warner Brothers, Burbank, CA 1955 - Final shooting script for the 1956 film, based on the radio and television series of the same name. Producer David Weisbart's bound presentation copy, including a staff and cast list with contact phone numbers and a page describing the central characters in detail. The film version of "Our Miss Brooks" capped several years of a very successful run with the same character, at first on the radio (1948-1955), then on television (1952-1955), with Eve Arden starring as the title character in nearly all its episodes. Arden's "Miss Brooks" is an English teacher at a midwest high school, an interestingly feminist character stuck in the mid-1950s, who remains steadfastly single but is still charming and with a barbed wit, placing the control of her classroom ahead of all things--though she does secretly pine for the biology teacher Mr. Boynton. Red sheepskin with raised bands, gilt design, titles, and rule. Title page present, with credits for screenwriters Lewis and Quillan, dated 7/20/55 (script pages are all individually dated 7/20/55 as well). 104 leaves, mimeograph, Pages and binding Near Fine, with a few small, faint stains to the latter. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Head of Blake.

      1955. c. 1955. Cast bronze sculpture approx 7 x 7 x 5 inches. Portrait sculpture of William Blake. â€

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        10 Jahre Galerie d´Art Moderne Bâle. 10 Orig.-Lithogrpahien.

      Basel, Privatdruck, 1955 (50 x 35 cm), 10 S., Text, 10 mehrfarb. Orig.-Lithographien, Mappe (Umschlaglithographie von René Acht) mit losen Blättern, Mappe. etwas gebräunt, Blätter sauber Nr. 113 von 125 Exemplaren. Künstler: Jean Arp. Theo Eble. Walter Bodmer. Oskar Dalvit. Max Kämpf. Eduardo Bargheer. Walter J. Moeschlin. Fritz Winter. Jürg Spiller. Marino Marini. Alle Blätter von den Künstlern signiert. Mit einer Einführung von Georg Schmidt. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Grafik - nach 1945

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        Un Paese. (Milano), Guilio Einaudi editore, 1955; 23,2 x 29,5 cm. 87 Schwarzweiss-Fotografien in Tiefdruck von Paul Strand, 107 Seiten. Original Leinen im (etwas benutzten) illustriertem Original Schutzumschlag (dieser mit wenig sichtbarer schmalen Lichtkante). Einband an den Kanten leicht gebräunt; Ecken leicht bestossen; kleiner Prägestempel auf Titel und Nachtitel; Inhalt mit leichter Benutzungsspur an den Blattecken. - Auf dem Vortitel Signatur von Cesare Zavattini vom 09.12.1955. - Sauberes, vollständiges Ex. der Erstauflage. - Text in Italienisch.

      - ***** Paul Strand / Cesare Zavattini: Un Paese. (Milano), Guilio Einaudi editore, 1955; 23,2 x 29,5 cm. 87 B/W photographs in rotogravure by Paul Strand; pp. 107. Original cloth with (slight used) Illustrator original dust wrapper (dj minor sunned). Cloth at book edge minor browned; edges slight bumped; small embossing punch on title leaves; contents corners slight bumped. - On pre-title signature by Cesare Zavattini from Dec. 09, 1955. - Clean, complete copy of first edition. - Text in Italian. Sprache: Italienisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1600 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Four original costume designs for the film "Artists and Models" done by Edith Head (Original artwork for the 1955 film)

      Los Angeles: Paramount, 1955. Four original costume designs intended for Jerry Lewis's character in the 1955 film "Artists and Models," with holograph notations and illustrations painted by costume designer Edith Head. The illustrations largely feature simple shirt-and-pants combinations. One, a white t-shirt and nerdily rolled-up blue jeans, features a silk scarf belt next to which Head has emphatically written "NO!"A later film of the popular Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis duo, "Artists and Models" depicts comic book writer Martin stealing ideas his kooky roommate comes up with in his dreams, while the pair simultaneously attempt to woo their very attractive neighbors.Unarguably the most famous costume designer in the history of cinema, Edith Head was known for her work with director Alfred Hitchcock, and for extensively consulting with leading actresses, becoming highly sought after as a result. Head was nominated for thirty five Academy Awards for Best Costume Design, winning eight. She still holds the record for the largest number of Academy Awards won by any woman. 15 x 20 inches, pencil and gouache on illustration board. Near Fine, with the occasional toning, soil, or bumped corner. Hirschhorn, p. 349.

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        Bulletin de l'Association Technique Maritime et Aéronautique : du n°51 (session de 1952) au n°79 (session de 1979) [manque le n°63] soit 28 volumes

      - Paris: ATMA, 1955-79. Ensemble de 28 volumes (Gr. in-8°) en Reliure pleine toile éditeur (quelques reliures tachées dont deux fortement, intérieurs sans taches ni rousseurs sauf pour les planches de deux volumes qui présentent des traces d'humidité sur les bords). En tout 20265 pages (très nombreuses illustrations) + 689 planches (3 couleurs) hors texte dont 92 dépliantes. Bon état. Format 18,5 x 27 cm. Poids 40,230 kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        5 [Five] Branded Women [Jovanka and the Others] (Original screenplay for the 1960 film)

      Los Angeles: Paramount. Final Draft script for the 1955 film. Actor Van Heflin's copy, with his name on the front wrapper and his holograph notations throughout. Based on the novel "Jovanka e le altre" by Urgo Pirro. Once branded himself by the House Un-American Activities Committee, award-winning director Martin Ritt focuses on the cruel branding of five women in this standard wartime drama. Some of his better-known films (The Spy Who Came In from the Cold, Norma Rae) also deal with the question of social and ethical choices in the face of pressure. In this story, the savagery of the Yugoslav partisans as they fight off Nazi occupation forces is also vented on five women accused of Nazi sympathies because of their sexual association with one German officer. The women (played by Silvana Mangano, Vera Miles, Barbara Bel Geddes, Jeanne Moreau, and Carla Gravina) have their heads shaved in order to brand them as traitors. (Eleanor Mannikka, AllMovie) Filmed on location in Italy and Austria. Orange untitled wrappers, with the Dino De Laurentiis stamp and numerous notations. Title page present, noted as Final Draft, with credits for screenwriters Michael and Achilles, for screenwriter Pirro, and for director Ritt. 153 leaves, mimeograph, with notations throughout. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, internally bound with two gold brads.

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        Head of Blake.

      c. 1955. Cast bronze sculpture approx 7 x 7 x 5 inches. Portrait sculpture of William Blake. “Based on the life mask taken in 1823 by James S. Deville a phrenologist, when Blake was in his sixty-sixth year, Baskin’s bronze portrait of 1955 is extremely faithful to the original, emphasizing, as the mask does, those peculiar bulging forms of the forehead, the unusually deep convexity of the eyelids, and the deep slash of the downward-curving mouth that probably led Blake to joke about his ‘active physiognomy.’ It is said to have been Blake’s jest that the shape of his forehead made him a republican - which in his time meant a revolutionary,” Irma B. Jaffe (The Sculpture of Leonard Baskin, 1980).

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        (Arbeiten 1955 - 1959) Konvolut mit Aufsätzen in Sonderdrucken (2 Sammelbände in Klappschuber)

      1955 - 1957; 2 privat gebundene Sammelbände mit Sonderdrucken von Aufsätzen Leo Brauners u. zwei seiner Schüler, in Schutzschuber; enthält: Leo Brauner: Ãœber den Primäreffekt der Schwerkraft eim Geotropismus der Pflanzen (aus Naturwissenschaftliche Rundschau Heft 12, Dezember 1956); Necmi Zeybek: Untersuchungen über den Mechanismus von artifiziell ausgelösten Wachstumstorsionen an Helianthus annuus Hypohotylen (aus Revue de la Faculte des Sciences de l'Universite d'Istanbul, Serie B, Tome XXII, Fasc. 1 - 2, 1957); Metin Bara: La quantite fonctionelle realtive de l'heteroauxine (IAA) dans les reactions phozotrophiques et geotrophiques, et l'axtion de la gravitation sur la production hormonale (aus Revue de la Faculte des Sciences de l'Universite d'Istanbul, Serie B, Tome XXII, Fasc. 4, 1957); Leo Brauner: Einführung in die physikalische Chemie der Pflanzenzelle (aus Handbuch der Biologie, Lieferung 80, Band I, Heft 6); Leo Brauner: Einführung in die physikalische Chemie der Pflanzenzelle (aus Handbuch der Biologie, Lieferung 81/82, Band I, Heft 7/8); Leo Brauner: Ãœber die Funktion der Spitzenzone beim Phototropismus der Avena-Koleoptile (aus Zeitschrift der Botanik, Bd. 43, 1955); Leo Brauner: Die Permeabilität der Zellwand (aus Handbuch der Pflanzenphysiologie/Encyclopedia of Plant Physiology, Bd. II, 1956); Leo Brauner/A. Hager: Ãœber die geotropische 'Mneme' (aus Die Naturwissenschaften, Heft 15, 44. Jahrgang, 1957; Leo Brauner/A. Hager: Versuche zur Analyse der geotropischen Perzeption I (aus Planta, Bd. 51, 1958); Leo Brauner: Neue Versuche zur Analyse des geoelektrischen Effekts (aus Planta Bd. 53, 1959); Leo Brauner: Phototropismus und Photonastie der Laubblätter (aus Handbuch der Pflanzenphysiologie/Encyclopedia of Plant Physiology, Bd. XVII/1, 1959); teils mit SW-Ill.; mit eigenhändigen Unterschriften von Leo Brauner, Necmi Zeybek und Metin Bara; der österreichische Botaniker Leo Brauner (1898 - 1974) lebte von 1933 - 1955 im Exil in der Türkei u. lehrte am Botanischen Institut der Universität Istanbul, dessen Direktor er wurde. Halbleinen. Sehr gut. 28 bzw. 22,5 cm.

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      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in a worn Very Good dustwrapper. SIGNED by Margaret Sanger on the half-title page and dated 29 May 1956. Margaret Sanger, the originator of the phrase "birth control" and its best-known advocate, sought to create equality between the sexes by freeing women from what she saw as sexual servitude. She survived Federal indictments, a brief jail term, numerous lawsuits, and hundreds of street-corner rallies and raids on her clinics to live to see much of the world accept her view that family planning is a basic human right.

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      EDIZIONI D'ARTE A LA CHANCE DU BIBLIOPHILE, 1955. BOCCACCIO GIOVANNI - IL DECAMERONE a cura di Fernando Palazzi. 101 tavole a colori di GINO BOCCASILE - Milano, edizione d'arte a la Chance du bibliophile, 1955. 2 volumi in-4° grande, piena pelle rossa originale con piatti inquadrati da stemma nobiliare al centro dei piatti impressi in oro, titolo e fregi oro al dorso, sguardie marmorizzate. Come nuovo, edizione a tiratura limitata da tempo esaurita e ricercata per le splendide illustrazioni a colori di Boccasile che illustrano magistralmente il testo. Piena pelle

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        The Sweet Flypaper of Life (Signed First Edition)

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1955. First edition. Softcover. First printing. A classic collaboration with text by Langston Hughes and black and white images by Roy DeCarava. A tight very good copy in wrappers that are lightly soiled and with some minor wear. Signed by DeCarava on the verso of the front cover. A very nice copy of this increasingly uncommon book that has much better quality printing than subsequent editions. (Parr & Badger v1, 242; Roth 138-139)

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        Collection with 37 offprints / landmark papers by Nobel Laureate Paul C. Lauterbur including a Set of Lauterbur's landmark papers on 13C NMR spectroscopy, including the 1957 offprint of his discovery of this technique. Today, carbon-13 NMR spectroscopy is a very important method for characterizing organic molecules, and is widely used in chemistry and biochemistry. See full list of the collection below.

      8. more than 300 pages. Softcover. All are original offprints unless otherwise stated. All in fine condition, many in original printed paper wrappers as issued by the journal. Paul C. Lauterbur offprints All are original offprints unless otherwise stated. All in fine condition, many in original printed paper wrappers as issued by the journal.Lauterbur's first publication. His interest in the chemistry of silicon, which is the subject of this paper, led directly to his interest in nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and ultimately to his invention of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).1. Warrick, E. L. Lauterbur, P. C. Filler phenomena in silicone rubber. Indust. Eng. Chem. (1955), 47, 486-91. PHOTOCOPY of original offprint from Lauterbur's files - the original supply having been exhausted. Bears a footnote stating Reprinted from Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 47, Page 486, March 1955 Set of Lauterbur's landmark papers on 13C NMR spectroscopy, including the 1957 offprint of his discovery of this technique. Today, carbon-13 NMR spectroscopy is a very important method for characterizing organic molecules, and is widely used in chemistry and biochemistry. 2. Lauterbur, Paul C. Carbon-13 nuclear magnetic resonance spectra. J. Chem. Phys. (1957), 26, 217-18. 3. Lauterbur, Paul C. Anisotropy of the carbon-13 chemical shift in calcite. Phys. Rev. Lett. (1958), 1, 343-4. Hole-punched. 4. Lauterbur, Paul C. C13 nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR). I. Aromatic hydrocarbons. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (1961), 83, 1838-46.5. Lauterbur, Paul C. C13 nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR). II. Phenols, anisole, and dimethoxybenzenes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (1961), 83, 1846-52.6. Lauterbur, Paul C. Magnetic shieldings and the electronic structures of aromatic molecules. Tetrahedron Lett. (1961), 274-9.7. Lauterbur, Paul C. Kurland, Robert J. On the Signs of CH and HH coupling constants. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (1962), 84, 3405-6.8. Tiers, George V. D. Lauterbur, Paul C. Fluorine N.M.R. (nuclear magnetic resonance) spectroscopy. X. Analysis of carbon-13 satellites in the spectra of cis- and trans-CFCl=CFCl. Assignment of coupling constants for fluorinated olefins. J. Chem. Phys. (1962), 36, 1110-11.9. Burke, John J. Lauterbur, Paul C. 13C and 1H nuclear magnetic resonance spectra of cycloalkanes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (1964), 86, 1870-1.10. Lauterbur, P. C. King, R. B. Carbon-13 nuclear magnetic resonance spectra of transition metal cyclopentadienyl and carbonyl derivatives. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (1965), 87, 3266-7.11. Lauterbur, Paul C. 13C nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. VI. Azines and methyl azines. J. Chem. Phys. (1965), 43, 360-3.More than anyone, Lauterbur proved that heteronuclear NMR spectroscopy was a powerful method for the investigation of matter.This is one of his papers on nuclei other than carbon-13. 12. Lauterbur, Paul C. Isotope effects on 69Co magnetic shielding in K3Co(CN)6. J. Chem. Phys. (1965), 42, 799-800.Lauterbur's landmark paper on the discovery of MRI.13. Lauterbur, P. C. Image formation by induced local interactions. Examples employing nuclear magnetic resonance. Nature (1973), 242, 190-1. PHOTOCOPY of original offprint from Lauterbur's files - the original supply having been exhausted. The copy bears a header stating (Reprinted from Nature, Vol. 242, No 5394, pp. 190-191, March 16, 1973)Subsequent papers from Lauterbur's laboratory on MRI, which he originally called zeugmatography. Included are important papers on improvements in the technique and applications to medical diagnostics. 14. Bernardo, M. L. Cohen, A. J. Lauterbur, P. C. Radiofrequency coil designs for nuclear magnetic resonance zeugmatographic imaging. IEEE Proc. Intl. Workshop Phys. Eng. Med. Imaging, (1982) 277-284. 15. Lauterbur, P. C. Cancer detection by nuclear magnetic resonance zeugmatographic imaging. Cancer (1986), 57, 1899-904.16. Lauterbur, Paul C. Nuclear magnetic resonance microscopy. Proc. Ann. Mtg. Elect. Microsc. Soc. Amer. 47th (1989), 828-829. 17. Hyslop, W. Brian Woods, Ronald K. Lauterbur, Paul C. Four-dimensional projection reconstruction imaging. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. (1992), 1660, 44-49. 18. Liang, Zhi Pei Lauterbur, Paul C. A theoretical analysis of the SLIM technique. J. Mag. Reson., Series B (1993), 102, 54-60.19. Hawrylak, Nicholas Ghosh, Pratik Broadus, Julie Schlueter, Carol Greenough, William T. Lauterbur, Paul C. Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) imaging of iron oxide-labeled neural transplants. Exper. Neurol. (1993), 121, 181-92.20. Frank, Shachar Lauterbur, Paul C. Voltage-sensitive magnetic gels as magnetic resonance monitoring agents. Nature (1993), 363, 334-6.21. Zhou, X. Magin, R. L. Alameda, J. C. Jr. Reynolds, H. A. Lauterbur, P. C. Three-dimensional NMR microscopy of rat spleen and liver. Mag. Reson. Med. (1993), 30, 92-7.22. Wiener, E. C. Brechbiel, M. W. Brothers, H. Magin, R. L. Gansow, O. A. Tomalia, D. A. Lauterbur, P. C. Dendrimer-based metal chelates: a new class of magnetic resonance imaging contrast agents. Mag. Reson. Med. (1994), 31, 1-8.23. Liang, Zhi-Pei Lauterbur, Paul C. An efficient method for dynamic magnetic resonance imaging. IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging (1994), 13, 677-686. 24. Potter, Clinton S. Liang, Zhi-Pei Gregory, Carl D. Morris, H. Douglas Lauterbur, Paul C. Toward a neuroscope: a real-time imaging system for evaluation of brain function. Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Image Processing, 1st (1994), 3, 25-29. 25. Hyslop, W. Brian Woods, Ronald K. Lauterbur, Paul C. Four-dimensional spectral-spatial imaging using projection reconstruction. IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging (1995), 14, 374-383. 26. Hanson, J. M. Liang, Z. P. Wiener, E. C. Lauterbur, P. C. Fast dynamic imaging using two reference images. Mag. Reson. Med. (1996), 36, 172-5.27. Chandra, S. Liang, Z. P. Webb, A. Lee, H. Morris, H. D. Lauterbur, P. C. Application of reduced-encoding imaging with generalized-series reconstruction (RIGR) in dynamic MR imaging. J. Mag. Reson. Imaging (1996), 6, 783-97. 28. Wiener, E. C. Auteri, F. P. Chen, J. W. Brechbiel, M. W. Gansow, O. A. Schneider, D. S. Belford, R. L. Clarkson, R. B. Lauterbur, P. C. Molecular Dynamics of Ion-Chelate Complexes Attached to Starburst Dendrimers. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (1996), 118, 7774-7782.29. Liang, Zhi-Pei Lauterbur, Paul C. Constrained imaging. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol. (1996), Sep/Oct, 126-132. 30. Liang, Zhi-Pei Jiang, Hong Hess, Christopher P Lauterbur, Paul C. Dynamic imaging by model estimation. Intl. J. Imaging Syst. Technol. (1997), 8, 551-557.31. Kmiecik, J. A. Gregory, C. D. Liang, Z. P. Hrad, D. E. Lauterbur, P. C. Dawson M J Quantitative lactate-specific MR imaging and 1H spectroscopy of skeletal muscle at macroscopic and microscopic resolutions using a zero-quantum/double-quantum coherence filter and SLIM/GSLIM localization. Mag. Reson. Med. (1997), 37, 840-50.32. Hanson, Jill M. Liang, Zhi-Pei Magin, Richard L Duerk, Jeff L. Lauterbur, Paul C. A comparison of RIGR and SVD dynamic imaging methods. Magn. Reson. Med. (1997), 38, 161-167. 33. Gulani, V. Iwamoto, G. A. Jiang, H. Shimony, J. S. Webb, A. G. Lauterbur, P. C. A multiple echo pulse sequence for diffusion tensor imaging and its application in excised rat spinal cords. Mag. Reson. Med. (1997), 38, 868-73.34. Gulani, V. Iwamoto, G. A. Lauterbur, P. C. Apparent water diffusion measurements in electrically stimulated neural tissue. Mag. Reson. Med. (1999), 41, 241-6.35. Hess, Christopher P. Liang, Zhi-Pei Lauterbur, Paul C. Maximum cross-entropy generalized series reconstruction. Intl. J. Imaging Syst. Technol. (1999), 10, 258-265. Lauterbur's Nobel lecture. 36. Lauterbur, Paul C. All science is interdisciplinary - from magnetic moments to molecules to men. Separate from: Les Prix Nobel, Edita Norstedts Tryckeri: 2003.Lauterbur's last paper, containing his original ideas about how life began. 37. Lauterbur, Paul C. Demystifying biology: did life begin as a complex system? Complexity (2005), 11, 30-35.Lauterbur was born on 6 May 1929 in Sidney, Ohio, and earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry in 1951 from the Case Institute of Technology, Cleveland, Ohio. From 1951 to 1963, with the exception of service in the US Army from 1954-55, he was a research associate at the Mellon Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Lauterbur's 1962 PhD degree from the University of Pittsburgh was awarded for his independent NMR work at Mellon. In 1963, he joined the faculty of the State University of New York at Stony Brook. It was there that Lauterbur realised how nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) signals could be used to make a new kind of image. The NMR technique, which was developed in the 1930s and 40s, consists of measuring the radio signals emitted by an object in a magnetic field. Lauterbur's breakthrough idea was to vary the strength of the magnetic field from place to place, so that different parts of the object emitted radio waves of different frequencies. In this way, positional information could be encoded in the radio signal, and images could be constructed mathematically from the returned signals.Lauterbur's concept, which came to him in 1971 while eating dinner at a fast food restaurant, was initially (and incorrectly) thought by some to contradict a well-established law of optics - Abbe's resolution limit - which states that the least distance between two points that can be resolved is one-half of the wavelength of the signal. Lauterbur's MRI technique circumvents this limit in a particularly clever way, and can resolve objects separated by distances less than one-thousandth the wavelength of the radio signal. His first manuscript describing the new technique was initially rejected by the journal Nature, a decision Lauterbur contested and the journal wisely reversed.Lauterbur quickly applied his MRI method to biological organisms - he first used clams and green peppers - and showed that different types of tissues could readily be distinguished. His subsequent papers established the foundations of many imaging techniques and applications now in clinical use. Today, over 60 million MRI scans are performed each year worldwide. Along with computed X-ray tomography (CT scanning), it is the most important medical diagnostic advance of the twentieth century.Although best known for his MRI work, Lauterbur made significant contributions to the development of (non-imaging) NMR spectroscopy. He published the first silicon NMR spectra and pioneering work on phosphorus, fluorine, and tin NMR spectroscopy. He recorded the very first carbon-13 NMR spectra and wrote a landmark series of papers on this spectroscopic method, which today is widely used in chemistry and biochemistry. More than anyone, Lauterbur proved that heteronuclear NMR spectroscopy was a powerful method for the investigation of matter, research that continued after his move to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1985. Lauterbur relished being a scientific maverick, and had indomitable curiosity and courage: in his seventies, despite a stroke that made walking difficult, he stopped working on MRI and devoted all his efforts to investigate how catalytic templating effects might have contributed to the chemical origin of life. He was witty and charming, forthright and modest in turn. He was a good colleague and a devoted family man, generously giving his time to help others. On the day he was informed of winning the Nobel prize, he insisted on keeping his regular afternoon appointment with his students. In addition to the Nobel prize, Lauterbur won numerous awards, including the US National Medal of Science, the US National Medal of Technology, and election to the US National Academy of Sciences and the U

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      Harper and Brothers, New York 1955 - (Sendak, Maurice) illustrator. CHARLOTTE AND THE WHITE HORSE by Ruth Krause. [New York:] Harper and Brothers, (1955), 1955. First edition. 16mo - 5-5/16" x 6-11/16". Black cloth backed color pictorial boards on what is a lovely copy of the book both inside and out. Color pictorial priced dust wrapper ($2.00) with just the slightest hint of wear along the upper edge of the front cover and a 1/2" long split at the top of the front fold. Color decorated endpapers. [24] pp. Illustrated by Sendak with sweet little full color drawings on every page. The condition of the book is FINE. The condition of the dust wrapper is NEAR FINE. This is a special little book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kay Thompson's Eloise: A Book for Precocious Grown Ups. Drawings by Hilary Knight. - SIGNED BY THOMPSON AND KNIGHT

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955. First edition (9th printing). . Used; Like New/Used; Like New. A rare double signed copy of the author's first book. Slim quarto, 65 pp., original illustrated red cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpage facing the title, "For Paul- For Lord's Sake / Kay Thompson" and some years later, by the illustrator Hilary Knight, who adds in a darker black ink "and Hilary Knight / 2000." Chipping and wear to ends of spine, lower edge and corners, in the original dust jacket, worn with significant tears and losses to the spine and upper and lower front edges.  A very good copy of a classic title rarely found signed by both of the creators.Maurice Sendak called Eloise a "brazen, loose-limbed little monster" and anyone who has been introduced to the eccentric 6-year-old who spends her days at large in New York's Plaza Hotel pouring water down the mail chute and managing her self-imposed responsibilities can't help but be fascinated. "Eloise's birth was unexpected. At rehearsals of her act with the Williams Brothers, Thompson [who was a professional singer] prized punctuality. Then one day she was late. In a high, childish voice that she had never used before, she made her apology. One of her co-workers said, 'Who are you, little girl?' Thompson replied, 'I am Eloise. I am six.' The others joined in the game, each assuming a juvenile identity, and it became a regular rehearsal pastime" (New York Times). That pastime became a book, with three more to follow in Thompson's lifetime. "Eloise became an alternative persona for Kay Thompson, much as the dummy Charlie McCarthy was for Edgar Bergen? [allowing] Thompson to express contrarian thoughts and ideas. Eloise took form as a lonely and whimsical child who created her own world" (Marie Brenner).

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        One Hundred Poems from the Japanese

      Charles E. Tuttle Company Rutland, Vermont - Tokyo, Japan 1955 Oktav (bis 22,5 cm) Leinen im Schuber This Edition was designed by Hans Mardersteig and printed at the Stamperia Valdonega, Verona (Italy) in the Month of July MCMLV. - Limitiertes und nummeriertes Exemplar, dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer 152 (von 500). \"This edition has been assembled and bound in Tokyo for sale in the Far East. This edition is bound in genuine Fuji Silk with a pattern which reproduces a sample of classical Japanese poetic calligraphy. The end papers consist of Japanese hand-made paper.\" --- Diesem Buch liegt ein privater Brief von Dennis Stock (dem berühmten James Dean Fotografen) an den österreichisch-US-amerikanischen Fotografen Ernest Haas bei (beide Magnum Photographen - Fotoagentur Magnum Photos). Der Brief stammt aus dem Jahr 1956, in dem Stock in Japan war und seine Geisha-Fotos usw. machte, der Brief ist mit Schreibmaschine geschrieben, umfasst zwei Seiten, und gezeichnet mit \"Dennis\". Aus dem Inhalt geht eindeutig hervor, dass der Brief von Dennis Stock ist, und auf dem Schuber (\"I was interviewed by a Japanese Photographer named Kimura.\" usw.) --- Das Buch ist in einem sehr guten Zustand, der Schuber ist etwas berieben. - 144 Seiten. (Bankverbindungen in Österreich und Deutschland) Versand D: 12,00 EUR

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        Jüchser, Hans. - "Stillleben mit Totenkopf".

      - Zeichnung / Tusche, Aquarell & Farbkreide, über Bleistift, auf weißem Karton, um 1955. Von Hans Jüchser. 23,5 x 17,6 cm (Darstellung / Blatt) / 34,5 x 26 cm (Trägerkarton). Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert. - Auf Trägerkarton gesetzt. Sehr guter Zustand. Hans Jüchser (1894 Chemnitz - 1977 Dresden). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1910-15 Ausbildung zum Zeichenlehrer in Stollberg. 1915-18 Soldat im Ersten Weltkrieg, danach Zeichenlehrer in Bockau. 1919-23 Studium an der Dresdner Akademie für Kunstgewerbe bei Georg Erler und Arno Drescher. 1923-28 Meisterschüler an der Kunstakademie Dresden bei Otto Hettner und Ludwig von Hofmann. 1927 Studienreise nach Südschweden und Bornholm. 1920-34 Mitglied der Künstlervereinigung Dresden. 1930-32 Mitglied der Assoziation revolutionärer bildender Künstler (ASSO). 1932-34 Mitglied der Neuen Dresdner Sezession und im "Kreis der Sieben? 1937 vernichteten die Nationalsozialisten sechs seiner Gemälde aus den Kunstsammlungen. 1940 als Soldat in den Zweiten Weltkrieg eingezogen. Bis 1949 in Kriegsgefangenschaft. Danach freischaffend in Dresden-Wachwitz. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Second World War

      London: The Educational Book Company Ltd,, [1955]. 6 volumes, octavo. Original quarter blue morocco on blue linen boards, titles gilt to spine, compartment panels formed of triple fillet gilt, marbled endpapers, blue top-stain. Coloured frontispiece to each, and 185 half-tone plates, numerous maps, plans and diagrams, many of them folding; title pages printed within red ruled borders. Spines slightly sunned and lightly creased in top compartments, a few marks to some covers, touch of foxing to fore-edges otherwise a very good set. The Chartwell Edition, not in the standard red cloth, but in the uncommon deluxe binding of "moderate blue" quarter morocco. Issued on the completion of the first edition (1948?54) of Churchill's masterly account of the Second World War, this edition includes the author's last revisions and is also fully illustrated. It was published at 19 guineas, or £21 by subscription, as against the standard binding at £12 9s 6d or 13 guineas by subscription.

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        Der Trauermantel.

      Langen-Müller Verlag, München 1955 - original Pappband, kl.-8°, 60 S.; mit eigenhändiger Widmung 10 Zeilen und Signatur / Unterschrift von Johannes Urzidil an Jan Loewenbach (1880-1972), Kapitale berieben de 110 Buch [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Partisans [Inscribed Association Copy]

      NY: Viking. 1955. A novel of partisan politics in Paris in the early 1950s and loosely based on Matthiessen's own brief experience with the CIA, in which he was asked to keep tabs on a young French communist leader during the period when Matthiessen was living in Paris and co-founded the Paris Review. Inscribed by the author to his parents: "For Mom & Dad. With much love. Pete." Two passages marked in the text, with page numbers written on the front pastedown: one of the passages begins, "Nevertheless, he respected his father -- " Heavy foxing to endpages; staining to boards; insect damage to cloth, which is splitting at the rear joint. A fair copy only, lacking the dust jacket, but an excellent family association copy. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair.

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      LA NOUVELLE REVUE FRANCAISE 1955 CRETE CORBEIL ESSONES 3 volumi in-8°, bella legatura robusta d'epoca in mezza pelle beige con angoli, doppi tasselli rossi e neri al dorso a cinque nervi. Vol. I: Copertina originale preservate all'interno, pp. 768 [1]. Vol. II: Copertina originale preservate all'interno, pp. 384. Vol. III: pp. 1216 con alcune illustrazioni in bianco e nero a piena pagina e fuori testo di questa importante rivista letteraria francese. Esemplare con lievi bruniture marginali, ma buono e ben conservato. Mezza pelle

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      1955. Oil on cardboard. 14" x 8-1/2". On back in green paint: "May 2, \'55"; and above it in ink: "WATERFALL". No Binding.

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        Modisches Bilderbuch. 166 Tafeln in farbigen Aquarellen

      Ohne Verlag und Ort, 1955. 166 Tafeln in farbigen Aquarellen (16,7 cm x 24 cm) in defekter Leinen-Mappe der Zeit (einige Tafeln etwas randfleckig) - Der Alltag und die Arbeit des Mannequins ,, Candide", die in den 50er jahren im ertsen Modesalon Wiens, bei Madame Genees in der Schönbrunnerstrasse (Hitzing) arbeitete. Farbenfrohes, entzückendes detailliertes Bildertagebuch einer Mannequin-Karriere mit Tagebuchtexten. ,,Candide" ist 25 Jahre. Sie lebt mit ihrer Katze ,,Moki" in einer hoch modernen Wohnung mit allen Vorzügen der 50er Jahre. Sie beschreibt den Tag vom Erwachen, Toilette, Garderobe, Freizeit, Markteinkäufen bis zu Anproben und erfolgreichen Modenschauen in vielseitiger Garderobe. Oft sehr freizügige Aquarelle -

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      "Quellen- und Sammelwerk mit Stammfolgen deutscher bürgerlicher Geschlechter". Nr. 120 bis 220 fortlaufend in 101 Bänden. - Band 120 gleich Band 1 der neuen Reihe. 1955 - 2009. --- 8 klein, teilweise kaschierte Leinenbände, teilweise Kunstleder. Die früheren Bände mit Kopffarbschnitt. Seitenzahl insgesamt ca. 50.000 , einfarbige und mehrfarbige Abbildungen im Text und auf Tafeln. Gesamtgewicht ca. 55 kg. Von minimalen Gebrauchsspuren abgesehen, befinden sich die Bücher in ausgezeichnetem Zustand.

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        Bibliography of American Literature 10 Volumes

      New Haven: Yale University Press, [1955] - 1991. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. This monumental bibliography is the essential guide to 19th century American literature. This is the complete set of 10 volumes. The first seven volumes were compiled by Blanck, a noted authority on American literature. Volumes 8 and 9 were edited and completed by Michael Winship, who also compiled the 10th volume, a Selective Index of titles, publishers, and dates. The individual volumes are of mixed editions but all were published as part of a matched set with black cloth bindings with title in red cloth spine label. All of the volumes are in very good or better condition. BOB/111616.

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        Viaggio alla città di Safed

      Roma , EDIZIONI AGE D'OR, 1955 - Con 12 litografie originali di Luzzati (cm 34,5x34,5 intitolate: Sinagoga aschenazita, Scuola di Rabbi Banà, La leggenda del fico, Sinagoga Rabbi Jossi il costruttore, La leggenda delle lucciole, Sinagoga Rabbi Habuab). Cm 35x35. . . Ottimo (Fine). . Prima edizione di 120 es. numerati. . ''Viaggio alla città di Safed'' è la prima cartella di litografie di Luzzati. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The unique album compiled by the shipbuilders Fairfields of Govan, Glasgow for the launch of the SS "Empress of Britain" built for Canadian Pacific. Signed by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh.

      The launch taking place on 22nd June 1955 - This substantial album contains at the front a leaf signed by the Queen and Prince Philip and there follows an example of all the printed material issued in relation to the launch (28 pieces as under) mounted to the album leaves, and 16 fine large photographs of the Queen, the shipyard, the launch etc. Two of the black album leaves bear drawings in white ink of shipyard scenes. The ephemeral printed items include: the invitation to the launch mounted with two rosettes (by repute attached to the champagne bottle for the launching ceremony?); Guest List; Luncheon Menu; Table Seating Plan; Two A.A. Launch stickers; Five RSVP forms; four shipyard gate entry tickets (all different); 5 admission tickets for the launch (all different); Canadian Pacific brochure; a coloured reproduction of the painting of the ship by Norman Wilkinson; & a Fairfields notice. Together with 16 fine large (9 5/8 x 7 5/8 inch) photographs mounted one per page. These depict the arrival of the Queen (2); one of the crowds watching the arrival of the guests in a convoy of coaches; eight others of the Queen and Prince Philip, three being on the launch dais; two of the ship launching and two of the ship immediately after the launch; two of the Queen and Prince Philp descending from the dais; one of the Queen accepting commemorative silver; and finally a fine head and shoulder portrait of the smiling Queen. Also two smaller photographs in a folder within the volume and four larger ( 11 3/4 x 9 inch) loose photographs, three being of the interior of Fairfileds offices and another of the launch dais. The album bound full grained black bevelled cloth (17 x 12 inches) gilt lettered on upper cover "SS Empress of Britain Launched by Her Majesty the Queen, 22nd June 1955". Lacking one binding stud. A unique album. Further images upon request. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Hit the Deck (Original scenario artwork from the 1955 film musical)

      Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1955. Original scenario artwork by Charles K. Hagedon for the 1955 film musical, a somber and colorful scene depicting two men in a boat floating near the ice, with various others in cold weather suits floating in the water, heads just above the surface, around them. Signed by Hagedon at the bottom left corner. Archivally matted (no frame), with a description of the film in a die cut window in the matte just below the artwork. Gouache artwork 17 x 7 inches. Matte 22 x 16 inches. Near Fine. Hirschhorn, p. 347.

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      UK: Jonathan Cape, 1955. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Moonraker by Ian Fleming First Edition Jonathan Cape 1955. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Very faint offsetting to endpapers. Unblemished and unmarked throughout, in like covers, with silver embossment still very much bright. In a remarkably sharp and well preserved original price clipped dust jacket. Completely unmarked and with no wear to head or tail of spine. An excellent copy.

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