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        Moonraker

      UK: Jonathan Cape, 1955. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Moonraker by Ian Fleming First Edition Published by Jonathan Cape 1955. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Unblemished throughout, covers fine with silver lettering still very much bright. In original near fine dust jacket which has some historical restoration to colour on spine, not price clipped.

      [Bookseller: Brought to Book Ltd]
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        The October Country

      New York: Ballantine Books, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Red cloth binding with spine stamped in black, with publishers BB monogram printed upside down (Currey's binding B, first state). Very Good. Light rubbing to cloth at spine ends. Light insect wear to edge of page block. pages toned. In dust jacket with price of $3.50 intact; light chipping at spine ends, light edge wear, dimpling and light staining to spine panel with red titles faded.

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        Rudolph, Wilhelm. - "Große Gewitterlandschaft".

      - Lithografie / Umdruck, in Schwarz, auf Weißenborn-Bütten, um 1955. Von Wilhelm Rudolph. 40,1 x 49,8 cm (Darstellung / Druckstock) / 43 x 52,5 cm (Blatt). In Bleistift rechts unten signiert. Verso ausführlich bezeichnet. - Auflagendruck um 1955 im Umdruckverfahren einem Holzschnitt. - Sehr guter Zustand. 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. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Film Culture. (A Complete run; nos. 1-79)

      New York: Film Culture, 1955-1996. Original pictorial wrappers, varying sizes from 8vo to 4to; with numerous illustrations and photographs. 79 issues some in double and triple formats, as issued. Very good overall condition. The complete set of this important avant-garde and experimental cinema magazine, ed. by Jonas and Adolfas Mekas, with George Maciunas the Lithuanian FLUXUS artist. Together with P. Adams Sitney, Hollis Melton. Contribs. by Orson Welles, Hans Richter, Erich von Stroheim, Lotte Eisner, John Gilchrist, Joseph von Sternberg, Joris Ivens, Robert Hughes, Luis Bunuel, Jean-Luc Godard, Mich. Antonioni, Anais Nin, Seymour Stern, Truffaut, James Broughton, etc. etc. Among the special issues are no. 30 on Stan Brakhage This issue devoted to a work by filmmaker Stan Brakhage entitled Metaphors on Vision. A very good copy in corrogated cardboard covers designed by fluxus artist George Maciunas. Obi (wraparound) present and in very good condition with a few small chips at edges) ; no. 36 on D. W. Griffith(ed. by Simon Stern); no. 43: Special Issue : Expanded Arts" NewYork, NY, 1966. Tabloid, (designed by George Maciunas),12pp ; no. 45 Guest-edited by Gerard Malanga, designed and produced by George Macunias. A Warhol-themed issue featuring film stills, interviews with members of his circle, and contributions by Mac Low, Wieners, Malanga, and many others; nos. 50-51 on Hollywood blacklisting, nos. 56-7 on Leni Riefenstahl, no. 61 on James Broughton, No. 62 (1978) is A Guide to Independent Film and Video, ed. by Hollis Melton (Anthology Film Archives, 1976); nos. [72-75] is The Legend of Maya Deren..., by Vévé A. Clark, et al. (here present in the Book edition). Maciunas designed nos. 14-18,30 and 43-45. (Gwen Allen, p. 260)

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        Spirit of St. Louis Den första atlantflygaren berättar

      Albert Bonniers Forlag, Stockholm 1955 - Octavo, 483pp, [10] diagrams at rear. Original blue morocco by Nylén & Co, gilt title on spine, raised bands, gilt illustration on cover with signature. Minor shelf wear at corners of spine. All gilt leaf ends. Deluxe limited edition of unspecified limitation, this being number 187. Inscribed by Charles Lindbergh on blank page, opposite his portrait. The Spirit of St. Loui was first published in 1953 and won the Pulitzer Prize for Autobiography in 1954. Lindbergh's first account of the journey, titled "We," was published shortly after he made the historic flight in 1927. Lindbergh was never happy with this account of his journey, so he wrote Of Flight and Life, which covered his life in more detail. This book was ghost written by his wife, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, and its success is widely attributed to her writing skills. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Hero Of Saint Roger

      Popular Book Club 1955 - B01EEECUCS Binding: Hardback ---Publisher: Popular Book Club ---Date: 1955 ---Edition: ---Pages: 248 ---Condition: Good ---DJ Condition: Good ---Description: All of the pages are unmarked, uncreased and tightly bound, the dust jacket is unclipped, no stamps or inscriptions, the only flaws are a couple of rips to the dust jacket which also has some light fading to the spine area. MOST OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED WITHIN 1 WORKING DAY OF PURCHASE. YOU GET A FREE BOOKMARK WITH EVERY ORDER. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE - WE UPLOAD A SELECTION OF HIGH QUALITY PHOTOGRAPHS WITH EACH LISTING, HOWEVER IF NOT ALREADY PRESENT PHOTOGRAPHS OF ANY OF OUR TITLES CAN BE PROVIDED BY REQUEST VIA E-MAIL.

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        La banca

      RAI - Radiotelevisione Italiana, TORINO 1955 - Classe Unica ITALIANO Brossura editoriale in cartoncino leggero, con copertina illustrata. Pagine brunite, anche ai tagli, in buono stato. Volume. n. XXXIV ( 34 ) della collana. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Europeans

      Simon and Schuster, New York 1955 - First American edition. 114 b/w photographs. Folio. The companion volume to THE DECISIVE MOMENT. Original decorated boards, designed by Miró, 1/2" chip from head of spine, slight lean but binding tight, contents fine; in scarce actetate dust jacket with printed flaps, torn along top margin with loss and loss to head of front flap, price intact; very good [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        My First Seventy-six Years: The Autobiography of Hjalmar Schacht

      London: Allan Wingate. Hardcover. vi, [2], 552 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "One of the most important autobiographies of the post-war period, for there can be few personalities still alive who have been so intimately connected with the march of world events for so many years... His first great triumph was to rescue the German Mark from the inflation of 1921... As the Nazi avalanche swelled, Hitler persuaded him to occupy the Presidential chair at the Reichsbank... but (Schacht) soon saw that the Fuhrer was driving relentlessly towards war. A quarrel resulted and he left the Government, remaining under a cloud until he was arrested towards the close of the regime." - from dust jacket. Schact was later aquitted of war crimes at Nuremberg. Average wear to unmarked book. Above-average wear and soiling to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. Kehr & Langmaid 1217. . Good. 1955. First Engish Edition.

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        HOMERICA ET HESIODEA ESTRATTO DAL BOLLETTINO DEL COMITATO PER LA PREPARAZIONE DELL'EDIZIONE NAZIONALE DEI CLASSICI GRECI E LATINI NUOVA SERIE FASCICOLO III

      ACCADEMIA NAZIONALE DEI LINCEI, ROMA 1955 - INTERLINGUE Brossura editoriale scolorita, usurata, con strappi e piccole mancanze ai bordi, pagine ingiallite attorno ai testi, con lieve fioritura, stropicciate e con strappetti ai bordi, in latino con parti di testo in greco, al margine superiore della prima pag. dedica autografata

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        Proceedings of the Conference on Orphan Viruses, Belmont Plaza Hotel, New York, New York, May 19-20, 1955

      New York: The National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, 1955. Paperback. Near Fine. Published 1955, stiff gray pebbled paper covers with label on front, brass tack rivets, 177 pp, printed on rectos only, with approximately 10 mounted original photographs, mainly closeups of viruses. Near fine, stamped Julius S. Youngner on the cover, along with Restricted not for publicity or release. Youngner attended this conference as representative of the University of Pittsburgh's team that included Jonas Salk, responsible for creating the Pitt vaccine for polio. Sabin, who also attended this conference, was Salk's chief rival. About 40 scientists attended this conference, and we imagine that fewer than one hundred were printed; very rare, no coies in OCLC.

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        Proceedings of the Conference on Neutralization, Belmont Plaza Hotel, May 18-19, 1955, New York, New York

      New York: National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, 1955. Paperback. Near Fine. Published 1955, bound in pebbled stiff gray paper covers, brass tack rivets, 203 pages (printed on rectos only), 'Restricted not for Publicity or Release' stamped on front cover, two original photographs of lab equipment tipped in. "Youngner" in pencil on first page. This was Julius Youngner's copy, one of the 27 scientists, almost all of whom were involved in the development of vaccines for polio; Youngner was the developer of the Pitt vaccine alongside Jonas Salk (who did not attend this conference). Sabin, Salk's chief rival, also attended this conference. Very early conference program, no copies in OCLC, on polio-related lab procedures. Can't be more than 50 copies of this printed.

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        RIVISTA DI FILOLOGIA E D'ISTRUZIONE CLASSICA N.S. VOL. XXXIII (LXXXIII DELLA RACCOLTA)

      LOESCHER-CHIANTORE, 1955. ITALIANO 0,72 Annualità completa composta da 4 fascicoli trimestrali rilegati assieme, con coperta rigida in mezza tela rossa, con piatti marmorizzati leggermente ingialliti ai bordi, dorso con titoli d'oro, leggermente scolorito e con lievissimi segni di usura, pagine brunite attorno ai testi da fattore tempo e qualità della carta, in italiano con parti di testo in latino e greco USATO

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        Tentazione dell' Occidente

      ARNOLDO MONDADORI EDITORE, MILANO 1955 - Quaderni della Medusa ITALIANO Volume rilegato in cartoncino rigido, con titolo in oro al piatto e al dorso. Pagine con bruniture, così ai tagli, in buono stato. Traduzione dal francese di Indro Montanelli. Volume n. XLIII ( 43 ) della collana.

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        LETTRES TOME V

      LES BELLES LETTRES, 1955. INTERLINGUE 0,45 In latino con testo francese a fronte, a cura di J.Labourt, pagine leggermente ingiallite ai bordi rimanendo comunque in buono stato di conservazione, brossura editoriale scolorita al dorso, sempre al dorso appunti numerici e lievissimi segni di usura ai bordi USATO

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        Original design for an advertisement for Bally shoes.

      Paris, 1955. Gouache on paper, sheet size 350 x 255 mm, signed by the artist at lower right; verso with wet stamp of the commercial artist: 'Pierre Delpire, 67 rue de la Barre, Enghien-les-bains'; unmounted, in good condition. Bally is a Swiss luxury fashion company, founded as 'Bally & Co' in 1851 by Carl Franz Bally and his brother Fritz.

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        The Return of the King - THE CORRECT FIRST STATE DUST WRAPPER ONLY

      George Allen & Unwin, London 1955 - DUST WRAPPER ONLY - A very good or better dust wrapper, free of any toning to the spine, with bright red lettering that has not faded. There is chipping to the spine tips, also to the flap folds. There is a little red staining to the reverse of the dust wrapper that does not encroach on to the front panel. A very clean dust wrapper with none of the usual soiling found. Correctly priced at 21s.net. This is the scarce, correct first state dust wrapper with no reviews to the rear flap. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Superman #100 classic cover golden-age DC 10 cent

      DC 1955 - -Special 100th issue. Features covers for issues #1, #25, #50 and #75 on the cover. -Glossy, tight flat copy. Has some spine wear. Complete, no restoration. Condition: VG/FN

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        Les Europeens

      Editions Verve, Paris 1955 - 14.25 in. x 10.5 in., Boards, [4], 114, [8] pages, Primarily full page gravure reproductions of photographs by Cartier-Bresson, bumped at edges and chipped at top and bottom of spine, cover design by Joan Miro. No dust jacket as issued. Gift inscription in felt pen to Bob Ponce, chief photographer at the Santa Barbara News-Press in the 1960s and dated "9 July 1965" from a friend of Ponce. edition. . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Discours de réception de M. Jean Cocteau à l'Académie française et réponse de M. André Maurois

      Gallimard 1955 - - Gallimard, Paris 1955, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 38 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête. Bel exemplaire. Notre exemplaire est enrichi d'une lettre autographe datée et signée de Jean Cocteau, d'une page, adressée à (Jacques) Festy de chez Gallimard dans laquelle il se montre navré d'avoir confondu Jean avec Jérome Tharaud au fauteuil duquel il venait de succéder chez les Immortels : "1er Nov. 1955. Mon chez Festy, comment faire pour le lapsus calami Jean en place de Jérome ? - siège rendu vacant par la mort de Jean - au lieu de Jérome- Il faudrait trouver une formule simple pour un papillon car je crains qu'il ne soit trop tard pour tirer une feuille. Voyez cela. Votre Jean Cocteau." [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First Edition, one of 38 numbered copies on Holland paper, head print. Nice copy. Our copy is enriched by an autograph letter dated and signed by Jean Cocteau, of a page, addressed to (Jacques) Festy of Gallimard in which he is sorry to have confused Jean with Jerome Tharaud in whose chair he came from to succeed in the Immortals: "1st Nov. 1955. My home Festy, how to do for the slip calami Jean in place of Jerome? - seat vacated by the death of John - instead of Jerome- It should find a simple formula for a butterfly because I'm afraid it's too late to draw a leaf, see that, your Jean Cocteau. " [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Le MOUVEMENT, Paris Avril 1955 - The MOVEMENT, New York, April 1975. Anniversary show, twenty years after at her gallery in New York, of the founder 1955 show "Le Mouvement" at Galerie Denise René, Paris. SET OF FOUR PIECES.

      Galerie Denise René, Paris, New York, Dusseldorf 1955 - 1) Le MOUVEMENT, Paris Avril 1955 - The MOVEMENT, New York, April 1975, "Anniversary Exhibition". AGAM, BURY, CALDER, DUCHAMP, JACOBSEN, SOTO, TINGUELY, VASARELY. Exhibition catalogue of the show, April 1975, Galerie Denise René, New York, 1975. Edition Denise René, Paris New York, Dusseldorf, 1975. First edition. 43pp profusely illustrated in b/w. Text in English. Featuring the work of Agam, Bury, Calder, Duchamp, Jacobsen, Soto, Tinguely and Vasarely, the same artists who participated in the 1955 show in Paris. Staple binding. 30.5 x 30.5 cm. VG condition. 2) Le MOUVEMENT, Paris Avril 1955 - The MOVEMENT, New York, April 1975. (AGAM, BURY, CALDER, DUCHAMP, JACOBSEN, SOTO, TINGUELY, VASARELY). Insert at poster format, included, folded, loose, in the upper catalogue. Black offset on white paper. Printed on both sides, featuring sequences of the film directed by Pontus Hulten and Robert Breer realized in 1955 for the first show "Le Mouvement". Folded as published. Unfolded: 89 x 61.8 cm. Folded: 29.8 x 35 cm. Galerie Denise René, Paris, New York, 1975. First edition. VG+ condition. 3) Le MOUVEMENT. AGAM, BURY, CALDER, DUCHAMP, JACOBSEN, SOTO, TINGUELY, VASARELY. 1955. Exhibition catalogue/manifesto. A large sheet of yellow paper printed black. Folded in four. Unfolded: 49.4 x 32.3 cm. Folded: 24.8 x 16.3 cm. Text in French by Hulten "Mouvement - Temps ou les quatre dimensions de la PLASTIQUE CINETIQUE" and "Petit Memento des Arts Cinétiques"; R. Bordier "Cinéma" and "L'Oeuvre Transformable"; Manifesto by V. Vasarely on two pages: "Notes pour un Manifeste", called "le Manifeste Jaune" (the Yellow Manifesto). Issued for the show "Le Mouvement" at the Galerie Denise René, Paris, April 6 - 30, 1955. In almost very good condition, which is rare, the paper being light and fragile, the color clear, getting dirty and turning darker rather quickly. 4) Le MOUVEMENT. AGAM, BURY, CALDER, DUCHAMP, JACOBSEN, SOTO, TINGUELY, VASARELY. (1975). Reprint of the 1955 catalogue/manisfesto (see upper), published this time in 1975. Text also in French. Paper is heavier, color brighter in this edition and for these reasons, generally in better condition than the fist edition. Unfolded: 48.2 x 33.2 cm. Folded: 24.8 x 16.8 cm. VG+/Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Ravages -

      Gallimard 1955 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-12 311 pp. Sous étui bordé. Sous chemise cartonnée en demi-chagrin vert avec titre doré et date au talon. Couverture souple imprimée. L'étui et la chemise sont signés P. Goy et C. Vilaine. Très bon état. ÉDITION ORIGINALE LIMITÉE à 28 exemplaires numérotés. celui-ci un des 20 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin pur fil Lafuma-Navarre, seul grand papier après 3 Hollande hors commerce. Premier roman de l'auteur, Violette Leduc y décrit dans un style imagé les ébats passionnés et charnelles de deux collégiennes, Thérèse et Isabelle. Jugé trop scandaleux, Gallimard y supprime les cent cinquante premières pages du roman. Le bibliophile Jacques Guérin fit reproduire en fac-similé du manuscrit, à 25 exemplaires, ce chapitre qui ne fut finalement édité chez Gallimard qu'en 1966 sous le titre de Thérèse et Isabelle. Dans cet ouvrage, l'auteur décrit également son avortement. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        My First Seventy-six Years: The Autobiography of Hjalmar Schacht

      Allan Wingate, 1955. vi, [2], 552 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "One of the most important autobiographies of the post-war period, for there can be few personalities still alive who have been so intimately connected with the march of world events for so many years... His first great triumph was to rescue the German Mark from the inflation of 1921... As the Nazi avalanche swelled, Hitler persuaded him to occupy the Presidential chair at the Reichsbank... but (Schacht) soon saw that the Fuhrer was driving relentlessly towards war. A quarrel resulted and he left the Government, remaining under a cloud until he was arrested towards the close of the regime." - from dust jacket. Schact was later aquitted of war crimes at Nuremberg. Average wear to unmarked book. Above-average wear and soiling to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. Kehr & Langmaid 1217.

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        Exceptional portrait photo by Dorothy Wilding, signed and dated, also signed by the photographer in capitals in the negative, (b. 1926, Queen of Great Britain)

      1955 - showing her half length, seated, holding a fan, wearing her tiara and Garter sash, 17" x 13½" in mount 25" x 19", no place, Dorothy WILDING (1893-1976) was a noted English society photographer from Gloucester.

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        Superb unsigned portrait photo by Dorothy Wilding (The Queen Mother, 1900-2002, Queen of George VI)

      1955 - signed by the photographer in capitals, showing her half length standing sideways and turning to the camera, wearing a jewelled dress and tiara and a fur wrap around her shoulders, 9½" x 7¼", no place, no date, circa From a Royal Collection. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        LONE GUN

      Ballantine Books 1955 - Cheap pulp pages browned but still supple with not brittleness of flaking; otherwise a bright, tight, square copy. DJ has minor wear to ends of flap folds; spine missing to small chips from the top; spine lightly age darkened with a small spot near the bottom. Ballantine hardcover H-121 and an extremely scarce title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Beezus and Ramona

      Morrow 1955 - The first book in the Ramona series, this is a remarkably scarce first edition. Currently we know of no other copy for sale on the market, with or without a dust jacket, and this one has the original dust jacket, with the original price of $2.75 on the front flap. Very good in a slightly trimmed very good dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        STUDI AGIOGRAFICI

      ROMA: ANGELO SIGNORELLI, 1955. IED. BROSSURA. BUONO. 15 22. STUDI E SAGGI USATO

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        Moonraker.

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1955 - FIRST EDITION, Binding A (Fabroleen material), SIGNED BY THE JACKET ARTIST. This version with 'shoot' correctly printed to page 10 (State B). Octavo, pp.256. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards, titled in silver, in 'flame' design dust-wrapper by Kenneth Lewis (1926-2013), with his autograph in ink below his printed credit on the jacket flap. Book and jacket with the usual browning to the extremities, spine age-toned, some light general wear. A very good, presentable copy, housed in a black morocco-backed clamshell box. Signed by the jacket illustrator, in my presence, in 2008. The third of the fourteen original James Bond books. Scarce. Gilbert A3a (1.2) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Nouvelles et Textes pour Rien

      First edition. 8vo., original white wrappers, lettered in black and blue. Paris, Les Editions de Minuit.

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        Proposed Mural of Back Bar, Cal Neva Biltmore.

      Oakland, Calif., 1955.(). Gouache on board depicting bar mural of Monkeys. Signed, dated and titled. 12 x 37 inches. Cal Neva Biltmore, North Lake Tahoe, Nevada.

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        Réalité de l'art.

      Lausanne, F. Rouge (coll. "Lettres Sciences Techniques"), 1955. - In-4°, 234p. en feuilles Edition originale dont il a été tiré 10 exemplaires de tête, nominatif, imprimé sur papier à la cuve Zerkal et accompagnés d'une suite de 12 lithographies originales de l'auteur sur l'Etranger de Baudelaire et Sainte Catherine de Sienne. Celui-ci est un exemplaire d'auteur identique aux exemplaires du tirage de tête, mais la suite signée est justifiée "épreuve d'artiste". Préface de Jacques Villon. Illustré de 34 planches hors texte, dont 2 dépliantes. Etudie notamment des oeuvres de Giotto, Titien, Watteau, Picasso, etc. sous jaquette illustrée et étui. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Moonraker.

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1955. FIRST EDITION, Binding A (Fabroleen material), SIGNED BY THE JACKET ARTIST. This version with 'shoot' correctly printed to page 10 (State B). Octavo, pp.256. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards, titled in silver, in 'flame' design dust-wrapper by Kenneth Lewis (1926-2013), with his autograph in ink below his printed credit on the jacket flap.Book and jacket with the usual browning to the extremities, spine age-toned, some light general wear. A very good, presentable copy, housed in a black morocco-backed clamshell box. Signed by the jacket illustrator, in my presence, in 2008. The third of the fourteen original James Bond books. Scarce. Gilbert A3a (1.2).

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        Early stories SIGNED 1st

      Gollancz 1955 - First edition Gollancz 1955. Original wrappers, lightly soiled and with upper cover price of 2s6d struck through and 1/- written in red. Inscribed to title: "To Sandra Clarke with best wishes from Daphne du Maurier, 1986" Very Good copy of scarce signed Du Maurier. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Mint. A day-book of the R. A. F. Depot between August and December 1922 with later notes by 352087 A/c ROSS

      Jonathan Cape, London 1955 - First English edition. Limited Issue, no. 982 of 2,000 Copies. 1 vols. 8vo. Lawrence's partly fictionalized account of his R.A.F. training days, which shocked many of his contemporaries and was not widely circulated during his lifetime. O'Brien A172 Original blue buckram boards, dark blue pigskin spine gilt, t.e.g., other edges uncut, Cockerel marbled endpapers. In original printed publisher's box. Fine copy First English edition. Limited Issue, no. 982 of 2,000 Copies. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        It Came From Beneath The Sea

      Printed by J.Lichtert and Sons, Brussells. [1955] - A scarce original Belgian mid-size / window card style poster for the 1955 sci-fi movie 'Le Monstre Surgit Des Mers' from Columbia Pictures, directed by Robert Gordon, and with groundbreaking flying saucer effects created by Ray Harryhausen. Folded (almost always issued folded!), condition B (slight soiling to extreme upper edge, blank portion for screen times partially clipped). 14x 22 inches approx. Oscar-winning animator Ray Harryhausen's classic first film in partnership with producer Charles H. Schneer, 'It Came From Beneath The Sea was specifically designed to showcase Harryhausen's special model-animated effects. His other major films include Mighty Joe Young (1949), Earth vs. The Flying Saucers (1956), 20 Million Miles to Earth (1957), Jason and the Argonauts (1963), One Million Years B.C. (1966), The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1974) and Clash of the Titans (1981). Note on Format; Belgian posters come in three primary sizes, with the 14x22 being the mid-size style. Similar to a US window card, but printed on thinner paper (and therefore fragile). A popular format with collectors. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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