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        Oratorio pour la nuit de Noël / Illustré de seize portraits de l\'auteur par Pablo Picasso / Signiert / signed / signée

      Les editions de la minuit, 1955. 350 (4) S. Leinen Nr. 106 von 283 numerierten Exemplaren mit mehrzeiliger eigenhändiger und voll signierter Widmung des frühverstorbenen Dichters (1928-1965).- Kanten etwas bestossen, Besitzeintrag (Bleistift), Vorsatzfalz angeplatzt, aber nicht lose, papierbedingte Seitenbräunung Wikipedia: Il est l\'auteur d\'une unique œuvre poétique, Oratorio pour la nuit de Noël, immense poème de 351 pages, qu\'il mit dix ans à écrire. Commencé à l\'âge de quatorze ans, réécrit alors qu\'il en avait vingt-deux, l\'ouvrage fut achevé en 1952 et publié trois ans plus tard, aux Éditions de Minuit, grâce à André Malraux, tiré à mille exemplaires (dont 500 furent mangés par les rats dans un dépôt en Normandie) et illustré de seize portraits de l\'auteur par Pablo Picasso, qui fut l\'initiateur de la souscription et dit à ce poète : « Tu es celui qui a fait sortir la littérature française de son style Louis-Philippard ». Malraux, qui considérait ce texte comme « l\'un des ouvrages majeurs du XXe siècle », écrivit à son jeune auteur : « On vous découvrira dans trente ans. Oratorio pour la nuit de Noël est un chant de l\'adolescence, l\'apocalypse d\'un enfant de l\'Assistance publique qui découvre le monde et se découvre lui-même, au-delà d\'une improbable famille. Le texte, dont le titre fait référence à l\'œuvre de Jean-Sébastien Bach, est construit selon la structure musicale d\'un oratorio, à partir de thèmes qui sont repris et développés selon le principe de la fugue, en un style qui fait tourbillonner les mots, éclater le langage, en mêlant calligrammes, recherches typographiques, le tout formant une « étrange musique » (les premiers et derniers mots de l\'œuvre).»// interner vermerk ISS-23790 ISBN 9782868180131 Versand D: 2,20 EUR

      [Bookseller: Wimbauer Buchversand]
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        Häuserbuch der Stadt München. Bände I bis V in 5 Bänden (komplett). Mit Zeichnungen von Gustav Schneider

      München, Oldenbourg,, 1955-1977. - XXVI / 454, VI / 379, VI / 464, VI / 581, XIV / 369 Seiten. Mit vielen schw.-weiß Zeichnungen von Gustav Schneider. Leinen mit Rücken- und Titelvergoldung. Bände I - IV mit Klarsicht-Schutzumschlag, kaum benutzt, wie neu. Band 1: Graggenauer Viertel. - Band 2: Kreuz Viertel. - Band 3: Hackenviertel. - Band 4: Angerviertel. - Band 5. Register, Nachträge, Berichtigungen. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 8550 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni Muenchen]
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        Yankee Privateer-SIGNED

      The World Publishing Company, Cleveland and New York 1955 - So stated. 301 pages. SIGNED by Andre Norton on the title page. Illustrated by Leonard Vosburgh. Schlobin and Harrison, Andre Norton: A Primary and Secondary Bibliography A26. Original pictorial grey cloth with front cover and spine stamped in maroon, top edge stained red. Light wear to spine ends and corners, some staining to bottom of front and top of rear, some soiling to cloth. Dust jacket has chipping to spine head, less chipping to spine tail and corners, some edge wear. A nice tight, unmarked near very good copy in near very good dust jacket. Quite rare signed and with dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Beyond Barsoom Books]
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        Rudolph, Wilhelm. - "Pferd an der Elbe".

      - Holzschnitt, auf Büttenpapier, um 1955. Von Wilhelm Rudolph. 52,0 x 78,0 cm (Darstellung) / 58 x 80 cm (Blatt). Rechts unter der Darstellung in Bleistift signiert. Links bezeichnet: "Handdruck". - Eigenhändiger Abzug bzw. Abrieb des Künstlers. - Dieses Blatt aufgeführt in der Monografie der Galerie Döbele (Wilhelm Rudolph. 1889-1982. Aquarelle Zeichnungen Holzschnitte vor und nach 1945. Ravensburg 1988, S. 53, Abb. 102). - Hauptwerk des Künstlers. - Blattrand etwas wellig und minimal angecshmutzt. Verso Reste einer ehemaligen Montierung. Insgesamt ein gut erhaltenes Blatt. Wilhelm Rudolph (1889 Chemnitz - 1982 Dresden). Dresdner Maler und Grafiker. 1906-08 Lithografenlehre. 1908-14 Studium an der Akademie der Künste in Dresden bei Robert Sterl, Meisterschüler von Carl Bantzer. 1914-18 Soldat im Ersten Weltkrieg. Ab 1920 freischaffend in Dresden tätig. Mitglied der "Künstlervereinigung Dresden". 1932 Aufnahme der Lehrtätigkeit an der Dresdner Akademie der Künste, 1935 Professur. 1938 Entlassung und Ausstellungsverbot. 1945 Verlust des fast gesamten künstlerischen Werks durch die Bombenangriffe auf Dresden. 1946-49 erneute Lehrtätigkeit an der HfBK Dresden. 1961 Nationalpreis der DDR, Martin-Andersen-Nexö-Preis der Stadt Dresden, Kunstpreis des FDGB. 1979 Ehrenbürger der Stadt Dresden. 1980 Nationalpreis der DDR. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Holograph manuscript and note, signed and dated Lisbon, September 1955, to fellow poet Robin Skelton

      Lisbon, 1955 - Single sheet torn from a larger sheet, 21 x 16 cm, folded in four, approximately 100 words, written in ink on both sides. ? Campbell briefly writes: "Dear Robin, Excuse haste. Was away in Spain when your letter came. How about this satirical fragment on T. E. Lawrence? Best wishes, Roy Campbell." On the verso is an 18-line savagely mocking poem, in Campbell's holograph, entitled "A British N.C.O to T. E. Lawrence, on The Mint. (For Richard Aldington)." with footnotes. Apparently not published. ? Campbell is responding to the first English edition of The Mint, which was not published until 1955 (there had been a highly limited edition in 1936), in which Lawrence recounts his unfortunate experiences in the R.A.F which followed his well known and publicized triumphs. Provenance: From Bertram Rota Ltd. Catalogue 150 (Spring 1967), item 17, and later from the collection of a San Francisco collector of Roy Campbell. ? From the inventory of Burton Weiss, Bookseller. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Brick Row Book Shop, ABAA]
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        THE CLARENCE BUCKINGHAM COLLECTION OF JAPANESE PRINTS. Vol.I: The Primitives. Vol.II: Harunobu, Koryusai, Shigemasa Their followers & Contemoraries.

      A GRAND AND MAJOR REFERENCE IN A LIMITED FOLIO EDITION Chicago [1955] - , 1965, A.I.C. Rose cloth, 2 vol. set, folio,very good, top edges gilt, in matching cloth slpcases, 284+307p., 17 color, 1061 b.w. photos, index, glossary, bibliog.LIMITED EDITIONS - Vol. I: 500 COPIES; Vol. II: 1000 COPIES Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2016Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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        Richter, Hans Theo. - Gitarre spielendes Mädchen.

      - Zeichnung / Kreidezeichnung, in Schwarz, auf gelbem Umdruckpapier, um 1955. Von Hans Theo Richter. 34,3 x 27,4 cm (Darstellung) / 42 x 33 cm (Blatt). Verso Nachlass-Stempel des Künstlers. - In den Ecken leicht lagerspurig. Guter Zustand. Hans Theo Richter (1902 Rochlitz ? 1969 Dresden). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1919?23 Studium an der Kunstgewerbe-Akademie in Dresden. 1926?31 Studium an der Dresdner Kunstakademie u.a. bei Richard Müller, Meisterschüler von Otto Dix. 1929 bezog er ein Atelier in Dresden. Ab 1932 freischaffend. Freundschaft mit Karl Kröner und Paul Wilhelm. Ab 1932 Mitglied im Deutschen Künstlerbund. 1933 Auszeichnung mit dem Rompreis des Deutschen Künstlerbundes. 1938 Auszeichnung beim Internationalen Graphikwettbewerb in Chicago. 1941 Dürer-Preis der Stadt Nürnberg. 1943 Besuch bei Käthe Kollwitz in Berlin. 1944?46 Dozent für Grafik an der Staatlichen Akademie für Grafische Künste und Buchgewerbe in Leipzig. 1947?67 Professor für Grafik an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden. Freundschaft mit Josef Hegenbarth und Wilhelm Lachnit. 1956 Berufung zum ordentlichen Mitglied der Deutschen Akademie der Künste zu Berlin. 1959 Wahl zum ordentlichen Mitglied der Bayrischen Akademie der Schönen Künste in München. 1965 Burda-Preis für Grafik in München und Nationalpreis der DDR.

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Une Saison en Enfer

      Paris, Les Bibliophiles du Palais, 1955. (Französischsprachig) avec 35 dessins en noir hors texte (41 complète) de Luc Albert Moreau. Ce livre a été composé à la main dans le caractère de jaugeon et tiré sur un velin crème à la forme de montval - one from 200 numbered copies (this is N° 19), cardboard-slipcase with cardboard-portfolio inside, loose double-printed sheets, unpag (168 p), folio. Dedicated to M Frantz Bernard Beaumaine - Portfolio spine bleached, edges and slipcaseedges minimal rubbed/bumped, in all very good condition. Versand D: 10,00 EUR Bibliophile Editionen/ Fine Editions | Buch, Buchkunst, Originalgrafik/ Book, book art, graphics | Literatur, französische, 19.Jh./ Literature, french, 19th century | Numerierte Ausgabe/ Limited editions

      [Bookseller: HESPERUS Buchhandlung & VersandAntiquari]
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        EARTHMAN, COME HOME.

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons,. [1955]. boards.. Boards lightly rubbed at spine ends and upper corner tips, else a. fine copy in very good dust jacket with light wear at spine ends and. 12x25 v-chip from upper left corner of rear panel. Books signed Blish. are uncommon. (#138785). First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Blish signed "Jim Blish" on the front free endpaper. The author's third book. Chronologically, the third book of the "Cities in Flight" tetralogy. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3- 22. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 358-62.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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        Altägyptische Grammatik. 2 Bände. Von Elmar Edel. Band 3: Register der Zitate. Bearbeitet von Rolf Gundlach und Barbara Schwarzkopf. (= Analecta Orientalia, Band 34/39).

      Rom: Pontificium Institutum Biblicum 1955-67. 3 Bände (vollständig). XLIV, 397, 15; LXXXIII Seiten 379-625; IX, 54 Seiten. 4° (25-35 cm). Orig.-Broschuren. [Softcover / Paperback]. Rücken von Band 1 minimal eingerissen. Einbände allgemein minimal berieben. Block von Band 1 leicht gelockert. Einband von Band 3 gelöst. - Insgesamt gut bis ordentlich erhaltenes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,50 EUR Edel, Elmar: Altägyptische Grammatik. 2 Bände. Von Elmar Edel. Band 3: Register der Zitate. Bearbeitet von Rolf Gundlach und Barbara Schwarzkopf. (= Analecta Orientalia, Band 34/39). 3 Bände (vollständig). Rom: Pontificium Institutum Biblicum 1955-67. XLIV, 397, 15; LXXXIII Seiten 379-625; IX, 54 Seiten. 4° (25-35 cm). Orig.-Broschuren. [Softcover / Paperback].

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kretzer]
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        La Hojarasca.

      Bogota: Ediciones- S.L.B., 1955. First edition of the Nobel Prize-winning author's first book. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers. In near fine condition with only a few closed tears. Signed by the translator Gregory Rabassa on the half title page, with the opening sentence transcribed, "Nada en este mundo debe ser mas tremendo que los escombros de un hombre. Gregory Rabassa." Rabassa was the translator of La Hojaraca into English and Cien Anos de Soledad. Laid in is the original Bogota bookseller's bookmark. Garcia Marquez has been quoted as saying that prior to the publication of One Hundred Years of Solitude none of his books had sold more than 700 copies. Despite the poor sales and even after the success of Cien Anos de Soledad, Garc?a M?rquez described La Hojarasca as the favorite of his own works because of its spontaneity and honesty. This present example was purchased upon publication and well-cared for. This is by far the nicest example we have seen. La Hojarosca was first published in Bogota, Columbia in 1955, later translated into English and published in 1972, as The Leaf Storm. Widely celebrated as the first appearance of Macondo, the fictitious village later celebrated in One Hundred Years of Solitude, La Hojarosca was a testing ground for many of the themes and characters later immortalized in One Hundred Years of Solitude. "Garcia Marquez has extraordinary strength and firmness of imagination and writes with the calmness of a man who knows exactly what wonders he can perform" (Alfred Kazin, New York Times Book Review).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        THE HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION: TRIPLANETARY, FIRST LENSMAN, GALACTIC PATROL, GRAY LENSMAN, SECOND STAGE LENSMEN, and CHILDREN OF THE LENS

      Fantasy Press, Inc., Reading, Pennsylvania 1955 - Octavo, six volumes, leather-backed cloth. One of 75 sets (number 25), each volume with inserted numbered limitation leaf signed by Smith. This first volume warmly inscribed to a long time friend. Collects the six-volume "Lensman" series comprising TRIPLANETARY, FIRST LENSMAN, GALACTIC PATROL, GRAY LENSMAN, SECOND STAGE LENSMEN, and CHILDREN OF THE LENS. "The greatest of the early golden age space opera." - Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-355. "The space opera to end all space operas, with humans and aliens arrayed (some on each side) in a cosmic war of Good and Evil ." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-167. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1183-87. A fine set. The original unprinted acetate dust jackets are present which have a few minor chips and a closed tear to the upper front panel on volume 3(these acetate jackets are harmful to the leather spines and endpapers and, if present should be discarded by the buyer and replaced by acid-free archival quality mylar sleeves). The fragile cardboard box is not present. A lovely set. (18866) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Rudolph, Wilhelm. - Zwei weibliche Akte, stehend.

      - Holzschnitt, um 1955. Von Wilhelm Rudolph. 58 x 36 cm (Darstellung) / 67 x 45 cm (Blatt). Außerhalb des Druckstocks in Kugelschreiber signiert unten rechts sowie bezeichnet "Handdruck" unten links. - Eigenhändiger Abzug bzw. Abrieb des Künstlers. - Papier am Blattrand etwas stärker gegilbt. Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Wilhelm Rudolph (1889 Chemnitz - 1982 Dresden). Dresdner Maler und Grafiker. 1906-08 Lithografenlehre. 1908-14 Studium an der Akademie der Künste in Dresden bei Robert Sterl, Meisterschüler von Carl Bantzer. 1914-18 Soldat im Ersten Weltkrieg. Ab 1920 freischaffend in Dresden tätig. Mitglied der "Künstlervereinigung Dresden". 1932 Aufnahme der Lehrtätigkeit an der Dresdner Akademie der Künste, 1935 Professur. 1938 Entlassung und Ausstellungsverbot. 1945 Verlust des fast gesamten künstlerischen Werks durch die Bombenangriffe auf Dresden. 1946-49 erneute Lehrtätigkeit an der HfBK Dresden. 1961 Nationalpreis der DDR, Martin-Andersen-Nexö-Preis der Stadt Dresden, Kunstpreis des FDGB. 1979 Ehrenbürger der Stadt Dresden. 1980 Nationalpreis der DDR. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        The Colours of Memory [Presentation Copy]

      NY: Grove Press. (1955). Poetry, issued in a lettered edition of 26 copies and a numbered edition of 250 copies: this is a presentation copy (designated as "s.c. 3 for Nancy"), signed by the author and, as with the lettered issue, with an original drawing by Irene Rice Pereira, the author's wife, signed by the artist as frontispiece. It can be assumed that the presentation copies ("s.c" -- "special copy"?) were even more limited than the lettered copies, as is almost always the case in the issuance of limited editions such as this. A fine copy in a professionally restored dust jacket. Laid in is an autograph holiday card addressed to Nancy and her partner and signed by Reavey for himself and Irene, with an image by Pereira from the collection of the Whitney Museum. A significant volume, with an original work of art by a distinguished American abstract artist: Pereira's work is in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Art, the National Museum of American Art, and the National Museum of Women in the Arts, among many others. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        TRYPTOPHAN BIOSYNTHESIS IN Salmonella Typhimurium

      Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 41, No. 11, pp. 862-863. November 1955.. PAMPHLET. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 41, No. 11, pp. 862-863. November 1955. First separate edition. Offprint. Tip of paper small chip, nick to top edge, else very good. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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        The Chrysalids.

      London: Michael Joseph,, 1955. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Edges lightly foxed, boards slightly bowed, with mark to front board. A very good copy in the lightly foxed jacket. First edition, first impression of the post-apocalyptic novel considered Wyndham's best work.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Heiligenlegende, 4. Auflage 1955

      Verlag Ludwig Auer, Donauwörth, 1955 - Seiten altersgemäß angedunkelt, aus Nichtraucherhaushalt Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1171

      [Bookseller: Versand-Antiquariat Konrad von Agris]
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        Les Fioretti de Saint François d'Assise.

      - P. Chez Henri Colas 1955. Fort in-8° en ff, sous chemise et étui. 22 eaux-fortes originales H.T. en noir d'Omer BOUCHERY. Tirage limité à 230 exemplaires. Un des 12 sur véritable Japon contenant : une aquarelle originale signée, 1 cuivre, 4 dessins originaux dont 1 en bistre signés, la suite en bistre de toutes les gravures et une suite sur Chine de 10 gravures "Eglises et Couvents" signées par l'Artiste. Exemplaire exceptionnel. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Librairie In-Quarto]
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        The works and correspondance of David Ricardo. Edited by Piero Sraffa with the collaboration of M.H. Dobb. Complete in 10 volumes.

      - Cambridge, UP, 1955-1962. Cloth + dustjackets. Bibliography. Portraits. Illustrations. *dustjackets slightly discoloured and damaged, otherwise fine condition* Volume 1: On the principles of political economy and taxation, Volume 2: Notes on Malthus's principles of political economy, Volume 3: Pamphlets and papers 1809-1811, Volume 4: Pamphlets and papers 1815-1823, Volume 5: Speeches and evidence, Volume 6: Letters 1810-1815, Volume 7: Letters 1816-1818, Volume 8: Letters 1819-1821, Volume 9: Letters July 1821-1823, Volume 10: Biographical miscellany including the Journal of a tour on the continent. Published for The Royal Ecomic SocietyDavid Ricardo (18 April 1772 ? 11 September 1823) was a British political economist. He was one of the most influential of the classical economists, along with Thomas Malthus, Adam Smith, and James Mill. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Isis]
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        Important McCarthy-era Ronald Reagan document -- he had testified before Congress in 1947 about Communists in the film industry, now favors going on the offensive by refuting statements made by the Motion Picture Alliance against the Writers Guild "because of an anti-communist resolution that had been voted down"

      [Hollywood, California], January 19, 1955. 8.5" x 11". "Typed Document Signed ""Ronald Reagan"" in dark pencil as Secretary and ""Lou Greenspan"" as Executive Secretary, [Hollywood, California], January 19, 1955, 8 pages, 8.5"" x 11"", separate sheets. Three rectangular binder holes at blank left margins. Fine condition.Headed ""Minutes of the Annual Membership Meeting of the Motion Picture Industry Council, held in the Board Room of the Association of Motion Pictures Producers on January 19, 1955"" In part, ""Ronald Reagan was re-elected as secretary ... Allen Rivkin brought up the fact that...the MPA [Motion Picture Alliance] had attacked the [Writer's] Guild in the trade papers because of an anti-communist resolution that had been voted down by the Guild's membership by three votes short of the necessary two-thirds majority ... He stated that nine of suspected communist members have left the guild and one will soon be leaving ... He read a resolution that he wished the MPIC to pass and to release to the press.""Art Arthur ... personally opposed Mr. Rivkin's resolution ... He felt sure that the next time the resolution came before the Writers? Guild, it would pass. He said he was sure there are still some unknown communists in the Guild --- writers who have eluded both the Guild and Management. He was afraid that just about the same time the MPIC released a statement to the press about their faith in the Writers, possibly next week something would be uncovered regarding the communists. If this should happen, all the prestige the MPIC has gained would be lost ... It was Arthur Freed's opinion that the MPIC should pass Mr. Rivkin's resolution to show that we believe in our brother members. Ronald Reagan was not in favor of Mr. Rivkin?s resolution as it was worded, but reminded the members that the MPIC was organized, in the first place, for this very reason.. He preferred that the resolution refute statements made by the MPA..."" At this MPIC meeting, Ronald Reagan represented the Screen Actors Guild, Arthur Freed represented the Screen Producers Guild, and Allen Rivkin and Art Arthur, as past MPIC presidents, were permanent delegates to the MPIC.In 1947, Ronald Reagan, as president of the Screen Actors Guild, testified in front of the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) which had targeted the Hollywood film industry. Actors, writers, and producers alike were summoned to appear before the committee and provide names of colleagues who may have been members of the Communist Party.In the early 1950s, Wisconsin Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy investigated suspected communists in the U.S. government, military, and civilian society as chairman of the Senate's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. On December 2, 1954,the U.S. Senate voted 65 to 22 to condemn Senator Joseph R. McCarthy for conduct unbecoming of a senator. The condemnation, was related to McCarthy?s controversial investigation of suspected communists in the U.S. government, military, and civilian society. A month later, in early January 1955, the Writers Guild was attacked by the Motion Picture Alliance ""because of an anti-communist resolution that had been voted down..."""

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        Los Artistas Grabadores.

      Edicions De La Rosa Vera, Barcelona 1955 - 9 hojas - 24 cuardenillos con la poesía de cada distinto escritor firmada a mano y un grabado original a plena lámina, numerado y firmado a mano por cada artista. Y en el segundo volumen: Tres cuadernillos con la felicitación de Navidad de los años 1955 - 56 y 57, con un grabado al buril de Pla, en dos de ellas y uno de Colom en la tercera. Todo firmada a mano por el artista y los directores. 4 hojas de prólogo de C. José Cela, firmado a mano por el escritor. Y 15 cuadernillos con la poesía de cada distinto escritor firmada a mano y un grabado original a plena lámina, numerado y firmado a mano por cada artista. Cuardenillos del 1 al 16, pues falta el nº5 y del 17 al 24. Todo en papel de hilo superior. Edición única de 100 ejemplares (nº33) En rama, con caja de resguardo cada volumen con la lomera en pergamino. Size: 2 Vols. De 36 x 26 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUÀRIA]
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        Madeline's Rettung. Deutsche Übersetzung Heinz Strix.

      Stuttgart Blüchert () 1955 - In-4; 56 pp, durchgehend teils farbig, teils mehrfarbig illustr.; OLn. mit farbillustr. Vorsätzen und farbillustr. OUmschl. - Auf Vortitel eigh. Widmung mit Zeichnung (Flugzeug): "Liebe Hilde / Adieu / Ich muss nach Paris zurück - in Eile komm aber bald wieder / Auf Wiederschaun / Ludwig Nov. 11 / 55." Die seltene deutsche Erstausgabe in einem tadellos erhaltenen Widmungsexemplar. - Ludwig Bemelmans (1898-1962), amer. Schriftsteller u. Illustrator europ. Herkunft, erzielte mit seiner 1939 begonnenen "Madeline"-Serie über ein kleines Mädchen in einem Pariser katholischen Pensionat den internationalen Durchbruch. "Madeline's Rescue" erschien 1953 als zweites Werk der Serie und erhielt die Caldecott Medaille für das schönste Bilderbuch des Jahres. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wiener Antiquariat Ingo Nebehay GmbH]
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        A Corpse at Camp Two (First UK Edition)

      Geoffrey Bles, London 1955 - First Edition. The sixth Abercrombie Lewker mountain murder mystery, set in Nepal.Near Fine in a Near Fine, price clipped dust jacket. Small, neat owner name on the front flyleaf. An attractive copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Yellow Rose And Pink Scarf

      1955-03. Oil on canvas. 12" x 16". No Binding.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Iconographie de l\'art chretien. Tome Premier: Introduction Generale. Tome Second: Iconographie de la Bible, I. Ancien Testament, II. Nouveau Testament; Tome Troisième: Iconographie des Saints, I. A-F, II. G-O., III. P-Z Répertois.

      Presses Universitaires, Paris 1955-59. 3 Bände in 6 Bänden (so komplett!), 480 S. - 470 S. - 769 S. - (552 S. - 1019 S.) - 1527 S. mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und Tafeln, Groß 8°, Original-Leinen, Bibliotheks-Exemplare (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet) mit Rückenschildern und Rückständen derselben, Stempel auf Titel, Vorsätze mit Bibliotheksetikett, Einbände in selbstklebende transparente Schutzfolie eingeschlagen, diese teils leicht beschädigt, kopfschnitt leicht angestaubt, insgesamt gute und innen saubere Exemplare,Versand D: 5,00 EUR Architektur, Kunstgeschichte

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Silvanus]
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        Giant (Original screenplay for the 1956 film, Bob Nichols' copy)

      Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1955. Final draft script for the 1956 film. Copy belonging to actor Bob Nichols, who played the part of "Mort 'Pinky' Snythe," with his name on the front wrapper, and notations throughout, in holograph pencil. Based on Edna Ferber's 1952 novel. Bick Benedict (Hudson) and his wife Leslie (Taylor) are cattle ranchers in Texas, Leslie having been raised in Maryland and not used to the rancher's lifestyle. Bick's rival and former ranch hand, Jett (Dean), inherits a piece of land from Bick's late sister Luz (Baker), and strikes oil, all while taking a secret fancy with Leslie. Director Stevens captures the prewar era in its essence, reflecting on aristocracy, racism, and the oppression of women. The focus of the film is the nation's changing time with the coming of the oil industry, but a major subplot exists, documenting the racism and social segregation of Mexican immigrants employed by southern ranchers. Elizabeth Taylor's character eschewed feminism in its strongest role, asserting herself when men speak, and protesting the suppression of her own beliefs even though they differ from her spouses. James Dean was killed in an automobile accident just before the film was released, and it would be the last of his three starring roles, the others being "East of Eden" (1955) and "Rebel Without a Cause" (1955). Other notable appearances include Dennis Hopper, Sal Mineo, Rod Taylor, and Nick Adams, contributing to James Dean's dialogue postmortem. Set in Texas, shot there on location and in Arizona and Virginia. Winner of an Academy Award, nominated for nine others, including Best Picture. Goldenrod studio wrappers, noted as FINAL on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 53. Distribution page present, dated 4/4/55, with receipt removed. Title page present, undated, with credits for producer Stevens, writer Ferber, and screenwriters Guiol and Moffat. 185 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 178. Mimeograph on eye-rest green stock, dated 4/4/55 throughout. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good, bound internally with two gold brads. Front wrapper now encapsulated in mylar. National Film Registry.

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        Dolce sonno dal cielo scendi. Ninne - nanne popolari italiane e d'altri paesi raccolte ed armonizzate da Domenico De Paoli

      Istituto statale d'arte per la decorazione., Urbino. 1955 - In 8 obl., pp. (32) con moltissime ill. n. t. in lit. a colori. T. tl. ed. con fr. a secco. Saggio dell'allievo Walter Valentini di Pergola allievo del corso di Magistero per l'anno 1954 - 55, autore delle litografie originali, dell'impaginazione e della copertina. Stampato in 230 es. (ns. n. 169) su carta Formosa Editio delle cartiere Burgo. Un'aggiunta al colophon indica che l'anno successivo (1955 - 56) l'alunno F. Fiorucci esegui' la colorazione, il che fa presupporre che la tiratura sia avvenuta in fasi sucessive. Raro lavoro giovanile del pittore e incisore pesarese nato nel 1928 vissuto a Roma nel 1946 - 47 e nel 49 a Milano dove frequenta la Scuola Rinascita con maestri quali Huber, Steiner e Veronesi. Nel 1950 si trasverisce a Urbino dove frequenta l'Istituto statale d'arte per la decorazione e la illustrazione del libro di cui questo e' il saggio di fine corso . ITA

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        MOONRAKER

      London: Jonathan Cape 1955 - First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's original black cloth with silver titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. An important presentation copy. A fine copy in the lightly rubbed and spine faded dustwrapper. Not price-clipped. Housed in a black purpose made folding morocco box with the titles in gilt to the spine. An exceptional association copy. Inscribed by the author in blue ink on the front free endpaper to his close friend and primary model for James Bond, Ivar Bryce "To Ivar / Vol III of the / Collected Works. / Ian." A finer association copy is scarcely imaginable. Bryce first met Fleming in 1917. They both attended Eton College and during the Second World War, worked for the head of the British Security Coordination, based in New York (along with other noted members Roald Dahl and David Ogilvy). For part of the war, Bryce was based in Jamaica and later helped Fleming find the plot of land to build "Goldeneye", where the Bond novels would later be written. Fleming dedicated Diamonds Are Forever, to (among others) his friend Ivar, and named the character Felix Leiter, Bond’s friend and CIA operative, after him (his middle name was Felix).Provenance: John Felix Charles Bryce ("Ivar"); Josephine Hartford Bryce; Nuala O’Donnell Pell (Jo Bryce's daughter from an earlier marriage, and the wife of Senator Claiborne Pell). Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Licensed Houses and Their Management - 3 Volumes

      The Caxton Company, 1955. Hardcover. Used; Good. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 4to - over 9.75" - 12" tall; good condition; complete three (3) volume set in good condition; some minor fading/discolouring of boards; pages are clean and bindings tight throughout set; for more information please contact us. HEAVY BOOK(S) 2.50kg. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        The Wild Flowers of Kuwait and Bahrain.

      London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1955. - 8vo. 144 pp. With 6 maps, 2 colour plates, 5 half-tone plates and numerous line drawings. Publisher's giltstamped red cloth. First edition. Violet was the wife of H. R. P. Dickson, author of e.g. 'The Arab of the Desert' and 'Kuwait and her Neighbours'. - From the library of the Kuwait-based Swiss businessman Sigi S. Bollag with his autogr. ownership to pastedown and t. p. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SECTION: ROCK - DRILL 85 - 95 de los cantares.

      Milano, Scheiwiller, 1955. In 8vo (cm. 20,5); copertina originale rigida; pp. (8), 107, (5). PRIMA EDIZIONE di 500 esemplari. Axs

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        Derriere Le Miroir (Hommage a F Leger), Nos 79-80-81

      Paris: A. Maeght, Editeur, 1955. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. Lavish, uncommon portfolio of Leger reproductions, consisting of 2 separate double-spreads of original lithographs. Text by Pierre Reverdy. Clean and VG in its original, loose-as-issued wrappers. Nos. 79-81 in the wonderful "Derriere Le Miroir" series by A. Maeght of Paris.

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        The Two Towers: Being the Second Part of the Lord of the Rings

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1955 First American edition, first printing. Publisher's light blue cloth, lettered in gilt, with the original fold-out map in the rear of the text; in the original pictorial teal dust jacket designed by Walter Lorraine, with a dragon and tree illustration to the front board in dark teal, lettered in maroon. A good copy, with some light wear and minor toning to the extremities, spine cracked and holding inside the front cover, former owner's inscription to the front free endpaper, otherwise clean pages; unclipped dust jacket, with some wear and rubbing to the extremities, faint toning to the spine, short losses to the spine ends, some rubbing to the folds, with some minor splits to the edges of the front hinge, a few minor nicks to the panel edges, some faint soiling to the otherwise bright panels. Overall, a presentable copy in the original dust jacket. The Two Towers is the second installment of Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings - a fantasy trilogy, written as the sequel to Tolkien's 1937 novel The Hobbit. It tells the story of the second attempt of the men, elves, and dwarves of Middle Earth to destroy the Dark Lord Sauron, the "Lord of the Rings." In The Two Towers, Frodo and Sam continue alone on their increasingly perilous journey to destroy the ring while the remaining members of the Fellowship try to protect the realms of Middle Earth from the troops of Sauron, who continues to gain strength as Frodo brings the Ring closer to Mordor.. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Good/Dust Jacket Included.

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        Irische Legende. Text zu einer Oper. Mit 5 Originallithographien von Oskar Kokoschka. E.A.

      Freiburg Klemm / Seemann um 1955 - 47 SS. m. 5 Or.- Lithographien v. Kokoschka, folio, 1 Bl., gr.- 4°, Or.- Pp.- Bd. m. Umschlag. Erste Ausgabe. Wingler-Welz 200-204. - Eins von 250 nummerierten Exemplaren von Kokoschka und Egk im Impressum signiert. - Die Irische Legende stellt eine Abwandlung der von W.B. Yeats in Irish Fairy and Folk Tales veröffentlichten Sage Countess Cathleen O'Shea und seines Bühnen Werkes Countess Cathleen dar. - Sauberes und sehr gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Gift From The Sea: An Answer to the Conflicts In Our Lives.

      New York: Pantheon, 1955. First edition. Octavo, original half blue cloth. Signed by Anne Morrow Lindbergh on the title page. Contemporary inscription to the front free endpaper, near fine in a fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to the extremities. "Anne Lindbergh wrote about balancing personal needs, social expectations, and obligations to family and community in her most popular and enduring work, Gift from the Sea Her lyrical writing style, intimate tone, and precise observations were praised by the likes of Sinclair Lewis and Alexander Woollcott" (ANB).

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        Persian Gulf Pilot. Comprising the Persian Gulf and its approaches, from Ras al Hadd, in the South-West, to Cape Monze, in the East. Tenth edition. All bearings are true.

      London, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty / Lowe & Brydone, 1955. - 8vo. (2), L, 312, (2) pp. With several maps and plates. Original cloth. "The Persian Gulf Pilot contains sailing directions for the Persian gulf and the approaches thereto, from Ras al Hadd, in the south-west, to Cape Monze, in the East". - Also includes copious information on politics, population, languages, trade, currencies, pearl fishery, meteorological information (climate, winds, weather, temperature, humidity), as well as currents, tides, communications and other miscellaneous information. - Binding rubbed and faded. Only two copies in auction records of the past decades (Peter Hopkirk's copy fetching £1,300 at Sotheby's, Oct 14, 1998, lot 1043). Hydrographic Office Publication 158. OCLC 709448977. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Moonraker

      UK: Jonathan Cape, 1955. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good+. Moonraker by Ian Fleming First Edition Jonathan Cape 1955. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning, covers fine. Corners sharp with silver lettering still very much bright. In original VG+ dust jacket, not price clipped without the usual toning or fading to spine.

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        The Colours of Memory [Presentation Copy]

      Grove Press, NY 1955 - Poetry, issued in a lettered edition of 26 copies and a numbered edition of 250 copies: this is a presentation copy (designated as "s.c. 3 for Nancy"), signed by the author and, as with the lettered issue, with an original drawing by Irene Rice Pereira, the author's wife, signed by the artist as frontispiece. It can be assumed that the presentation copies ("s.c" -- "special copy"?) were even more limited than the lettered copies, as is almost always the case in the issuance of limited editions such as this. A fine copy in a professionally restored dust jacket. Laid in is an autograph holiday card addressed to Nancy and her partner and signed by Reavey for himself and Irene, with an image by Pereira from the collection of the Whitney Museum. A significant volume, with an original work of art by a distinguished American abstract artist: Pereira's work is in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Art, the National Museum of American Art, and the National Museum of Women in the Arts, among many others. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Mitteilungen für die Heimatpflege in Oberbayern. Heimatpfleger des Bezirks Oberbayern (Typoskript)

      Schongau,, 1955 - 1963. - Vordere Umschlagklappe jeweils mit kleinem Signaturschildchen, ansonsten gutes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 7000 Hefte 1 - 25 (alles erschienene) in 25 Heften. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        ELOISE

      KNIGHT, HILARY. THOMPSON,KAY. ELOISE. NY: Simon & Schuster 1955 (1955). 4to, white cloth, slight offset on front paste-down else near Fine in VG+ dust wrapper with light soil and a few small chips. Stated first printing of the of the first Eloise book, illustrated by HILARY KNIGHT with pictorial endpapers plus color illustrations on every page including one fold-out illustration. Great copy, increasingly scarce.

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        Judith Hearne.

      London. Andre Deutsch. 1955.. /Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s) 12mo. 18.5cm, the first edition, 223p. original maroon cloth, gilt spinetitles, a fine copy, some slight edge wear on the top spine edge of thejacket & slightly dust soiled on the bottom panel, a very good to fineprice clipped jacket, Author's Signed Presentation Copy "Glenn, with mythanks, Brian Moore", the first edition of the author's first seriousbook, rare thus. (ids) .

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        Selected Masterpieces of Ukiyo-e Prints.

      The Adachi Institute of Woodcut Prints Tokyo, Tokio 1955 Großfoliomappe in blauem Leinen mit Schließband. Inliegend das in rot-schwarz gedruckte Titelblatt mit Inhaltsverzeichnis, sowie einem Doppelblatt in englischer und japanischer Sprache über den Künstler *History of Ukiyo-E*. Mit 24 meist farbige Wiedergaben von Farbholzschnitten ( so vollständig ), meist unter einem schlichten Passepartout. 3 der Holzschnitte sind ausfaltbar. Zu jedem Holzschnitt liegt ein Erläuterungs-Doppelblatt in englischer und japanischer Sprache bei. ( = 48 Textseiten ). Die Mappe in Oln, Großfolio ( 52,5 x 40 cm ). Die Mappe etwas angestaubt und fleckig, am Oberrand und Seitenrand beschädigt. Die inliegenden Holzschnitte in der Darstellung von guter Erhaltung, die weißen Kartonblätter zur rechten oberen Ecke hin meist angeknickt. ( Gewicht 2300 Gramm ) A large tied navy blue cloth portfolio of 24 facsimile woodcuts ( so complete ), recut and reprinted by hand at the Adachi Institute. Printed paper title label. Contains 24 stunning reproductions by the Adachi Institute that were re-cut from original woodcuts. 22 plates in color, 2 in b/w, 3 of the plates are large fold-outs. Each woodcut with it`s own description about 2 pages in english and japanese. The original cloth a little bit stained and at the side dn to the upper right corner damaged. The woodcuts in a good condition - the upper right corner of the white papers snapped off, the title a little bit stained. The map measures 52,5 x 40 cm. ( Weight 2300 Gram ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available // Further pics on request ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Japan, Holzschnitte, Farbholzschnitte, Woodcut, Woodcut Prints, Folio, Adachi Institute, Google, Japanische Kunst, Japanese Woodcuts

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        Il Gesto. Rassegna Internazionale delle Forme Libere. A Cura del \"Movimento Arte Nucleare\" e della rivista Phases.

      Milano. Editoriale Periodoci Italiani. 1955. 33 x 22 cm. 20 unpaginierte S., 2 lose Blatt. OKarton. Umschlag marginal lichtrandig und nachgedunkelt. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Erstes von insgesamt vier erschienenenen Magazinen der Bewegung \"Arte Nucleare\". Enthält Textbeiträge von Beniamino dal Fabro, Edouard Jaguer, Roberto Sanesi, Dangelo und Tsutomu Izima sowie Zeichnungen und abgebildete Werke unter anderem von Asger Jorn, Mario Colucci, Robert Miller, K.O.Götz, Jacques Herold, Pierre Alechinsky, K.R.H.Sonderborg, Enrico Baj, Lucio Fontana, Joe Colombo, Shiryu Morita, Max Ernst, Corneille, Camile Bryen etc. Lose beigegeben zwei Lithographien auf sehr dünnem, gelbem Papier von Joe Colombo und Lucio Fontana. Beigliegend: Esposizione Il Gesto. Organizzata dal Movimento Nucleare in Collaborazione con la Rivista Phases di Parigi. Galleria Schettini, Milano, dal 18 Giugno al 18 Luglio 1955. 8 unpagierte S. mit Listen der ausgestellten Werken, Korrespondenzadressen der Künstler der Bewegung und Galeriewerbung. Ferner dabei ein Briefbogen \"Movimento Arte Nucleare\" mit Adresse und Korrespondentenadressen sowie der dreisprachigen Aufforderung zur Katalogeinsendung. In dieser Vollständigkeit und Erhaltung heute sehr selten. Versand D: 2,00 EUR 20. Jahrhundert / 20th Century, Italien / Italy, Kunst, Arte Nucleare, Kunstzeitschriften

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        The Rabbit's Umbrella [Inscribed Association Copy]

      NY: Viking. 1955. Plimpton's first regularly published book, a children's book, illustrated by William Pene du Bois and dedicated to Peter Matthiessen and his first wife and their son. This copy is a dedication copy: inscribed by the illustrator "Billy" Pene du Bois to Peter Matthiessen et al, with an extra drawing of an angry rabbit on the half-title, with rough seas in the background, linking it to the dedication page, and captioning it "Damn Weather." Spine slanted; a very good copy in a good, handled dust jacket, with a chip at the lower outer corner. From Peter Matthiessen's library, and both a dedication copy of the book and a notable association copy: the author was the first editor-in-chief of The Paris Review, which was founded by the recipient; they remained lifelong friends. First Edition. Hardcover.

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        Assanierung Wien I., Blutgasse. Grundlagen-Ermittlung.

      Wien, Forschungsstelle für Wohnen und Bauen, Oktober 1955. - Groß-Folio (ca. 76 x 57 cm). Mit 33 Tafeln mit zahlr. Or.-Photographien und Plänen. 2 Bll. In OHln.-Flügelmappe (etw. fleckig, Ecken und Kanten mit Läsuren). Zu Schuster vgl. Czeike V, 165.- Seltene und mit Sicherheit nur in einigen wenigen Exemplaren hergestellte Präsentationsmappe zur "Grundlagen-Ermittlung" für die geplante Assanierung des Viertels um die Blutgasse im 1. Wiener Gemeindebezirk.- Das Blutgassenviertel unmittelbar hinter dem Stephansdom zählt zu den geschichtsträchtigsten Orten in Wien. Die Blutgasse an sich verbindet die Singerstrasse mit der Domgasse und mündet in diese beim Figarohaus, wo Mozart einen Teil seines Lebens verbrachte. Links und rechts der mit Backsteinen besetzten Blutgasse klaffen Fassaden uralter Häuser in die Höhe. Sie gehören zu den ältesten in Wien, zumindest die Fundamente, welche aus dem 12. Jahrhundert stammen. ". Die dieser Arbeit beigegebenen Fotos dürfen einen eiligen Betrachter nicht bestechen, weil sie - ebenso wie einige historisch und baukünstlerisch wertvolle Gebäude in diesem Gebiet - da und dort gewisse stimmungsvolle Werte und städtebauliche Reize haben. Hinter diesen Mauern ist Verwahrlosung, Unzulänglichkeit, und im ganzen gesehen, Raubbau am menschlichen Leben und an den großen wirtschaftlichen Möglichkeiten des ganzen Viertels. Die Bilder zeigen wohl auch die Enge, die Ungeordnetheit der Bauformen . Die Unterlagen dafür und für einen diesbezüglichen Architekten-Wettbewerb sollen diese Blätter bilden . Auf den nachfolgenden Blättern wird - soweit dies bei einem ersten Unternehmen dieser Art und lokalen Gegebenheiten möglich war - eine 'Bestandsaufnahme' des Stadtgebietes gegeben, das gewissermaßen als eine städtebauliche Einheit betrachtet werden könnte . Es war zuerst nur an die Baublöcke etwa zwischen Blutgasse und Grünangergasse gedacht, aber ihre strukturell wertvolle Assanierung ist nicht ohne Einbeziehung auch des östlichen Anschlusses bis zur Riemergasse möglich." (Bericht von Franz Schuster, Architekt und Leiter der Forschungsstelle). Schuster (1892-1972) studierte an der Wiener Kunstgewerbeschule zunächst bei Oskar Strnad, dann bei Heinrich Tessenow und graduierte 1919. Er wurde später Tessenows Assistent und übersiedelte 1919 an die Handwerkergemeinde in Dresden-Hellerau. Er arbeitete anschließend für Tessenow an der Siedlung in Pößneck (1920-21) und der Gartenstadt Hellerau (1921-22). Seit 1922 war er selbstständiger Architekt in Hellerau. Von 1923-25 Chefarchitekt des Österr. Verbands für Siedlungs- und Kleingartenwesen in Wien. 1924 entwarf er zusammen mit Franz Schacherl die Schutzbund-Siedlung in Knittelfeld. Ab 1925 begann seine selbstständige Tätigkeit und die Zusammenarbeit mit Franz Schacherl für das Siedlungsamt der Gemeinde Wien. Sie entwarfen 1929-1931 einen Montessori-Kindergarten. Für das kommunale Wohnbauprogramm des „Roten Wien" entstand 1926-27 der Karl-Volkert-Hof, ein Gemeindebau mit zwei Innenhöfen und 233 Wohnungen. 1925-27 war Schuster Lehrer an der keramischen Fachschule Wienerberg und seit 1926 bis 1927 Lehrer für Baukonstruktion an der Wiener Kunstgewerbeschule. 1927 siedelte Schuster nach Frankfurt am Main über, wo er bis 1936 als freischaffender Architekt arbeitete. 1937 wurde er Leiter der Fachklasse für Architektur an der Hochschule für angewandte Kunst in Wien. Nach dem Anschluss entwarf Schuster Pläne für ein riesiges Wiener Parteiforum nach dem Vorbild des Reichsparteitagsgeländes in Nürnberg, für dessen Errichtung große Teile des damals hauptsächlich von Juden bewohnten Zweiten Bezirks Leopoldstadt abgerissen hätten werden müssen. Schuster blieb allerdings auch nach 1945 prominent und wurde 1950 an der Hochschule für angewandte Kunst zum Professor berufen. Von 1952 bis 1957 war er Leiter der Forschungsstelle der Stadt Wien für Wohnen und Bauen. Austriaca - WIEN [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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