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        Theories Relativistes De La Gravitation et De L'Electromagnetisme ****SIGNED BY S. CHANDRASEKHAR - NOBEL PRIZE IN PHYSICS - 1983****

      Masson et Cie 1955 - VERY GOOD; FIRST EDITION; TEXT IN FRENCH; FROM THE LIBRARY OF S. CHANDRASEKHAR ONE OF THE MOST EMINENT ASTROPHYSICIST OF THE 20TH CENTURY AND WINNER OF THE 1983 NOBEL PRIZE IN PHYSICS; SIGNED BY CHANDRASEKHAR ON THE FLYLEAF AND DATED AUGUST 7, 1959; the pages are clean and unmarked and the binding is solid; Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Schriften des Theologischen Konvents Augsburgischen Bekenntnisses, Heft 9

      Lutherisches Verlagshaus, Berlin, 1955. Leinen, altersbedingt guter Zustand, angestoßen, Bibliotheksexemplar, , 136 S., 15x21 cm.

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        Observation of antiprotons

      1955. First edition. <p>Discovery of the Antiproton</p><p>Chamberlain, Owen (1920-2006), Emilio Segrè (1905-89) et al. Observation of antiprotons. In The Physical Review, 2nd series, 100 (1955): 947-50. Whole number. 763-979pp. 268 x 202 mm. Original printed wrappers, vertical crease in back wrapper. Boxed.</p><p>First Edition, journal issue. Segrè and Chamberlain, colleagues at the University of California, Berkeley, shared the 1959 Nobel Prize in physics for their discovery of the antiproton, a particle with the same mass and spin as the proton but with opposite charge and magnetic moment. Such antiparticles had been predicted in 1928 by Dirac&#39;s relativistic theory of the electron, and the first such particle, the positron, had been discovered by C. D. Anderson in 1932. Several rival groups at Berkeley also entered the antiproton hunt, but the Segrè team&#39;s experimental ingenuity insured its triumph:</p><p>"I decided to attack the problem in two ways. One was based on the determination of the charge and mass of the particle. The other concentrated on the observation of the phenomena attendant on the annihilation of a stopping antiproton. The stopping antiproton and a proton of the target should mutually annihilate each other, and the rest mass of the two particles should transform itself in one of many possible ways into other particles such as pions. These would leave tracks in a photographic emulsion and the annihilation would thus become evident. . . .</p><p>"We started the run on August 25, 1955, and after a few days of tuning up, we began observing antiproton signals. We based the identification on measurement of the velocity, momentum, and charge of a particle. The signals for velocity were oscilloscope traces recording the passage of a particle through a velocity-selecting Cerenkov detector. . . . We detected about one antiproton for every few hundred thousand other particles crossing our apparatus. . . . We decided to write a letter to the Physical Review and an article for Nature. . . . The mass-spectrograph experiment concluded on October 1, 1955, having proved the existence of the antiproton, and soon thereafter the emulsion work confirmed it" (Segrè, A Mind Always in Motion, pp. 256-57).</p>

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        Description historique des monnaies frappees sous l'Empire Romain communement appelees Medailles Imperiales. 8 volumes.

      Graz: Akademische Druck- U. Verlagsanstalt, 1955. - COHEN, HENRY and FEUARDENT Description historique des monnaies frappees sous l'Empire Romain communement appelees Medailles Imperiales. 8 volumes. Graz: Akademische Druck- U. Verlagsanstalt, 1955. 2nd edition, 8vo., 8 volumes set (xxvii, [1], 544 p.; xvi, 446, [1] p.; 426, [1] p.; 532, [1] p.; 545, [1] p.; 570, [1] p.; 496, [1] p.; 510, [1] p.), ills. Original bdg. Very good. ISBN: EURO 500 CATALOG: Numismatics KEYWORDS: Numismatics Money Reference Roman Empire

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        Les Européens. Photographies.

      Paris: Editions Verve, 1955 - Folio. Original boards, with the full wrap-around lithographic decoration and titles after Joan Miro in red, yellow, blue and black. Corners lightly bumped, head and foot of spine lightly surface cracked, an exceptional copy with the perfect-bound plates entirely sound and the binding uncompromised. 144 photographic illustrations by Cartier-Bresson. First edition, first printing. One of the legendary photographer's two or three key books. This, the true first edition, was never issued in dust jacket. Copies in this condition are very scarce.

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        Chanticleer. Variation IX

      ca. 1955. Color monoprint. Signed, numbered 1/1 and titled in pencil. 22 x 30 inches.

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        BRAIN WAVE.

      Melbourne, London, Toronto: William Heinemann Ltd, [1955] - Octavo, boards. First British (and first hardcover) edition. "BRAIN WAVE, perhaps his most famous single novel, remains very nearly his finest. Its premise is simple: for millions of years the part of the galaxy containing our solar system has been moving through a vast force field whose effect has been to inhibit "certain electromagnetic and electrochemical processes", and thus certain neuronic functions; it is a concept Vernor Vinge would exploit and expand in his A FIRE UPON THE DEEP (1992). When Earth escapes the inhibiting field, synapse-speed immediately increases, causing a rise in intelligence; after the book has traced various absorbing consequences of this transformation, a transfigured humanity reaches for the stars, leaving behind (it is a conclusion evocative of Clifford D Simak at his best) former mental defectives and bright animals to inherit the planet." - John Clute, SFE (online). Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-22. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 242-6. A fine copy in bright, very good dust jacket with shelf wear at spine ends and corner tips with shallow loss at upper spine end and upper front corner tip, 18 mm closed tear at top edge of rear panel, some partial light internal age-darkening to spine panel and flap folds (no show through), and some soiling to rear panel. Overall, an attractive copy of a book that is quite scarce in superior condition. (#103761) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chopin: Young Polish Genius. An Imaginative Story based on the First Fifteen Years of the Fantastic Life of the great Pianist-Composer Frederic Chopin [cover title]: Chopin: Young Polish Genius. A Book based on the early years of Frederic Chopin

      New York: Arpeggio Press Publications. (1955). First edition. Quarto. 36 mimeographed leaves printed rectos only with printed title page. Two leaves of photocopied illustrations and two pages of photomechanically reproduced music. Clasp bound in orange wrapeprs with printed paper label. Age-toning on the wrappers, small tears on the yapped edges, very good. Fictionalized account of Chopin&#39;s early life. Warmly Inscribed by the author to Mildred Dilling (the harpist who taught, among others, Harpo Marx). Hammer was a noted Hollywood cameraman and still photographer. Rare. OCLC locates no copies of this title, or any other publication by this publisher and only a single song by this author. .

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        Goethe as the Sage" in Gedenkschrift zur Verleihung Hansischen Goethe-Preises.

      Hamburg: University of Hamburg, [1955] - Octavo. White paper wrappers printed in black. Some thumb soiling and staining to covers, head of backstrip bumped, small creases to page corners. Illustrated with photographs. Parallel German-English text. First edition, first impression; 1200 copies printed. Presentation copy, inscribed on the top front cover "to Luke Malman with most cordial good wishes T. S. Eliot." Booklet issued on the presentation of the Hanseatic Goethe Prize awarded to Eliot. An important essay and rare in presentation state. Gallup B74. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        KAY THOMPSON'S ELOISE : A BOOK FOR PRECOCIOUS GROWN UPS / DRAWINGS BY HILARY KNIGHT.

      Simon and Schuster, 1955., New York: - First edition (11th printing). 4to. 65pp. Signed by author: "For Jan for lords sake Kay Thompson". Original dust jacket with minor wear, soiling to rear cover. Original white cloth boards with light dust soiling to lower edge of front cover. Appears to be a working copy. Several leaves with remnants/stubs of page markers on blank foremargins, others with oxidized shadows of paper clips to top margins p. 24 with markings in blue ink, parentheses, quotation marks, etc. p. 27 with manuscript text added to printed text: "Well my darling I love you too jolly good jolly good jolly good." Correction on p. 56 with manuscript note added to printed text: "(Don't hurt Philip) 'Oh you poor darling Boy it's [?] at [?] isn't it." Book includes two manuscript sheets in pencil by Thompson, seems to be the beginning of an unrelated story. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kay Thompson&#39;s Eloise: A Book for Precocious Grown Ups

      Simon and Schuster, 1955. First edition. Hardbound. slightly worn at the heel and crown of the spine (more at the crown). the covers are slightly yellowed and two small sections of the cover have been lifted off from scotch tape removal. the pullout (pages 13-16) is present but detached (bright with no tears). the pages are very slightly tanned at the edges. the dust jacket lacks the spine and there are some chips at the edges and folds. the front and rear inside flaps of the jacket are present but detached. in all, a good to very good, sound copy of this very desirable and scarce first printing. laid in is a slip correcting text to p 50 -- "Lily Dache" to "Coco Chanel.. First issue. 65 pp. 4to [8 x 11-1/4].

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        Kay Thompson's Eloise

      SIMON AND SCHUSTER, NEW YORK, NY 1955 - Illustrated dust jacket and cover board. Dust jacket in plastic book jacket cover. Some pages slightly loose. Illustrated throughout. Shows wear on spine. Light soiling on pages. Pages light browning. Edges and corners rubbed. Dust jacket price is $4.95 DATE PUBLISHED: 1955 EDITION: THIRD PRINTING 65 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ELOISE: A Book for Precocious Grown-Ups (SIGNED by Illustrator, SECOND PRINTING)

      New York: Simon and Schuster. 1955, Stated Second Printing - SIGNED and dated 2007, 1955, SECOND PRINTING. Pictorial Knight DJ unclipped ($2.95); in mylar; has tiny chips on corners; top spine edge has two small tears on side seams; bottom spine edge has small chip with inch and half tear on one side seam; tiny closed tear middle of top back edge; two short tears, one on top front and one on bottom front edges; tiny chip on front right side on seam; light dust soiling on white back cover. Book is covered in white cloth with black and red lettering and an Eloise jumping figure; has darkening from water mark on bottom left corner which has not gone through to book pages except to cause slight waving, no stain, on bottom of left side of pages; page 27 has dog-ear fold; some edgewear on bottom. This is a difficult book to find in such nice condition as it was loved to piece by its ELOISE loving owner. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Eloise

      Simon and Schuster 1955 - SIGNED EARLY EDITION of Kay Thompson's Eloise First published in New York by Simon and Schuster in 1955, this is a 14th printing of the original edition. This copy is SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper in the lower left corner. Book near fine. DJ very good. DJ price reads $4.95. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        ELOISE (SIGNED by Illustrator, THIRD PRINTING) A Book for Precocious Grown Ups

      New York: Simon and Schuster. 1955, First Edition, SIGNED, Third Printing. - SIGNED and dated 2007, Title page states Simon and Schuster, New York, 1955 and on copyright page is Third Printing. Pictoiral DJ is unclipped ($2.95); in mylar; tiny chips on corners; small chips on top and bottom spine edges; two 1 inch closed tears on top and bottom edge 1 front, 1 back; small chip on top front left; three seams are worn through about five inches; light dust soiling more noticeable on white back. On back is a blurb about Kay Thompson and the then Long Island twenty-nine year old Hilary Knight. Book is covered in cream colored cloth; has some darkening on bottom; with wonderful drawing of a jumping Eloise in black and a big red lettered ELOISE on front; black and red lettering on spine; has shocking pink endpapers. With all it's loving wear, which sounds worse than it is, it's still very early ELOISE. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        [Document]: This Indenture made the fourth day [of] July in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy Six Between Jeffery Clark and Mary, his wife of the Southern Liberties of Philadelphia

      Large vellum document. Edges irregularly cut (as was the custom with these types of documents) but approximately 25" x 14.5". Framed and glazed (in 1955). Unexamined out of the frame. Some evidence of dampstaining on backing paper that does not seem to affect the document, a bit amateurishly mounted (glued on cardboard with resultant glue stains), document is very good, frame is near fine, but the document would probably benefit from re-mounting and framing. Overall, very good. A handwritten indenture, dated July 4, 1776, transferring property in Gloucester, New Jersey from Jeffrey and Mary O. Clark of "the Southern Liberties of Philadelphia" to John Heritage of Gloucester. Signed by Jeffrey Clark, and with the mark of Mary O. Clark. Gloucester is directly across the Delaware River from Philadelphia. We understand that a slightly more important document was issued in Philadelphia on this same day, but we do not currently have it in inventory. Feel free to wait. Although nowhere indicated, and probably irrelevant to the document&#39;s desirability, we acquired this from the estate of New Jersey-resident mystery writer Mabel Seeley and her husband, attorney Harold Ross, who collected legal documents of local interest. .

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        Satan in Goray. INSCRIBED.

      NY: Noonday. 1955. 1st ed. - INSCRIBED on the rear free endpaper to friends in the year of publication by Singer: "To Mr. and Mrs. | Alexander Kahn | with friendship | Isaac Bashevis Singer | Dec. 27, 1955." The Kahn's bookplate is on the front pastedown. Tip of spine sunned else a tight, fine book in a bright, fine price-intact DJ with insignificant wear at the spinal extremities. Very scarce thus. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        NEW HAMPSHIRE

      Hanover, NH: New Dresden Press, 1955. First Edition. Fine in very good plus original plain paper jacket, with only the lightest edge-wear.. First Edition. Poems. One of 750 numbered copies signed by Frost. First separate edition of this poem. First book of this press. Laid in is a prospectus booklet for the press, and a small order form for the book as well. Small 8vo paper-covered boards with cloth spine and gilt-stamped spine label.

      [Bookseller: Bert Babcock - Bookseller, LLC]
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        A Sett of Anatomical Tables, with Explanations, and an Abridgement, of the Practice of Midwifery, With a View to Illustrate a Treatise on the Subject, and Collection of Cases.London: [D. Wilson], 1754.

      First edition of the finest, most accurate, and largest obstetrical atlas published up to that time. "Rare, presumably issued in only 100 copies" (Norman).<br/><br/> ❧Grolier/Medicine 43B; Heirs of Hippocrates 826; Norman 1955; Garrison-Morton 6154.1<br/><br/> "Smellie, the foremost obstetrician of the eighteenth century, described more accurately than any previous writer the mechanical relation of the fetal head to the mother's pelvis during parturition. He introduced the English lock on the obstetrical forceps, and coincidentally with André Levret of Paris, added the pelvic curve. He was the first to rotate the fetal head with forceps and to use them on the aftercoming head of a breech delivery. Smellie was the first to lay down rules for the safe use of the forceps; these remain valid today. He also invented several important obstetric instruments..." (Grolier/Medicine).<br/> The <i>Sett of Anatomical Tables</i>, published two years after the first volume of the <i>Treatise</i>, was intended as a supplement to the text to illustrate as accurately as possible the female pelvis and the fetus, but is regarded as "a complete work in itself" (Garrison-Morton). "The plates in this classic of obstetrical illustration are far superior to any that had appeared before. They give everywhere a masterly representation, true to nature, of the relations of the parts of mother and child, and have perhaps contributed more to spreading correct ideas of labor than all the books that have ever been written on the subject. Of the thirty-nine plates, twenty-six were based on drawings by the Dutch comparative anatomist Jan van Rymsdyck. Eleven other plates were by one of Smellie's students from Holland, Dr. Pieter Camper, and Smellie himself is believed to have drawn the illustrations for the other two plates. All were beautifully engraved by Charles Grignon. Among the plates is the first illustration of a rachitic pelvis.<br/> "Smellie was born in Lanarkshire, Scotland. Following an apprenticeship with a local apothecary-physician, naval service, and general practice, he moved to London where he taught obstetrics in his own home. Smellie used mannequins fabricated from pelvic and fetal bones covered with leather to demonstrate obstetrics scientifically. He became a popular teacher, giving over 280 courses of midwifery to more than nine hundred pupils, among whom was William Hunter, brother of John Hunter" (Grolier/Medicine).. Large folio (547 x 370 mm), 22 leaves of text, unsigned and unpaginated, errata on recto of last leaf, 39 engraved plates, numbered I-XXXIX. 19th century half morrocco with gilt leather lable to front board, end-papers renewed

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        Lord of the Flies

      Coward McCann 1955 - Stated first American edition, 1955, on the copyright page. Very good (top corner of front free endpaper clipped) in a very good dust jacket with the $3.50 price intact on the front flap. The Nobel Prize winner's key book, his arresting first novel about the elemental savagery of human nature. Comes in a custon-made collector's slipcase, in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Caesar's Gate

      (Palma de Mallorca): Divers Press. 1955. His fifth book, published by Robert Creeley's Divers Press. One of 200 copies of the trade edition, of a total edition of 213. Although not called for, this copy is signed by Duncan and Jess Collins, who provided the collages, and who was Duncan's longtime partner. Invisible structural restoration to folds and hinges; now near fine in wrappers. An uncommon book, and especially scarce signed. First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Portraits By Henri Matisse [Includes Original Lithograph]

      Monte-Carlo: Andre Sauret, 1955. Limited Edition. Paperback. Fine in Fine dust jacket/Like New. 151 pp, 12 1/2" x 10", copy is in excellent condition in Very Good slipcase, copy 1539 of edition of 2500, one of 500 English copies, includes an original lithograph, 60 bw portraits plus 33 tipped in colorplates, scarce. Note that although this is a softcover book, the slipcase is designed so that the book is enclosed in a hard-cover folio.

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        RECUEIL DE NOTES FORMULES ET RENSEIGNEMENTS en 5 fascicules : Renseignements généraux, La normalisation, Documentation technique, Engrenages et differentiels, Metallurgie & technologie, accompagné de l'annexe III et IV et du répertoire des fascicules.

      1955 - R240009344: Environ 120 pages pour chaques fascicule+16 pages pour le repertoire. Nombreuses planches de dessins en noir et blanc. à l'usage des déssinateurs. In-8 Relié toilé. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 610-Sciences médicales. Médecine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lolita

      Olympia Press 1955 - price scratched out on back cover Printed in August 1955 volume 2 has small bump to upper right corner [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Banater Schwaben in Südfrankreich [ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS]

      NP ca. 1955-1965 - 3 volumes. Folio. 97 (of 98) original glossy b/w photographs by Leif Geiges, tipped-in on heavy card stock & bound in bolted green cloth. The photographs document the settlement of the Banat Swabians from the mid 1950's - mid 1960's in the various regions of Southern France, from the Atlantic coast of the Pays Basque to the Pyrenees, and from the Cotes du Rhone to Avignon. The Banat Swabians are an ethnic German population in Southeast Europe (part of the Danube Swabians) who immigrated over 200 years ago to the Banat. This once strong and important German minority has now become quite small. The photographs show the cultivation of the land, landscapes & farms, harvesting of grapes for wine production, feeding of livestock, as well as daily labor & activities of the families Hamann, Eisele, Pintz, Spittel, Hudak, Flagmeier, Grams, Müller, Blech, Daum, Schubert, Günther, Bente, Dr. Thies, Schulz, Senfft v. Pilsach, Genschow, Munch, Werner, & Kein. Includes one plate of a b/w reproduction of an oil painting, captioned "Ferme Bilau vor 100 Jahren" (artist unknown). Photographs in various sizes measuring from 6 1/2 x 9 1/4" to 9 1/4" x 11 1/2". Leif Geiger (1915-1990) was a German photographer and journalist who came from an artistic family in Freiburg. In the 1930's he worked for the famous "Berliner Illustrierte Zeitung." During the war he accompanied the Wehrmacht (Propagandakompanie) to document their experiences on the front. Geiger was not a National Socialist but considered himself a member of the 'political left'. After the war he contributed to over 30 photographic publications, the most well-known being "Geliebte alte Stadt", a work about his hometown Freiburg. Some scuffing and scratches on cloth. Small piece of cloth near head of spine on one volume missing, 1/2" closed tear along joint near head of spine on another volume. Lacking one photo "Büro des Entablissement Rural du Sud-Ouest, Ferme Bilon, Benquet/Landes.' Bindings in good+, photographs in fine condition. Photographs captioned in German. Leif Geiges is mentioned 25 times in Heidtmann. No listings anywhere on this work which most likely served as a book maquette. Verso of each photograph with Geiger's own copyright stamp. Unique. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Year of Decisions and Years of Trial and Hope

      Doubleday 1955 - A very good set of first editions, wonderfully inscribed in volume one by Truman "with kindest regards, from one artillery man to another," and dated by Truman 5/1/59. First edition stated on the copyright page of each volume. In very good dust jackets with original prices of $5.00 on the flaps and some tape inside the jacket of volume one but not visible on the outside. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        CLEAN BREAK

      New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.,. [1955]. Octavo,. boards.. Some dust soiling to top edge of pages, else a fine copy in near fine. dust jacket with touch of fading to spine panel, much less than is. usual for this book, some light foxing to inner surface with show. through on rear panel, more pronounced along rear flap fold, some. light rubbing to spine ends and corners, and tiny closed tear to. upper front panel. (#125583). First edition. This novel is the source for the 1956 Stanley Kubrick film "The Killing." The script for this classic film noir was written by Kubrick and Jim Thompson, it starred Sterling Hayden, Elisha Cook, Jr., and Mary Windsor. "White is rather neglected at present, but for unadorned action, suspense and vigorous storytelling his novels have seldom been surpassed." - St. James Guide to Crime and Mystery Writers, pp. 1049.

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        The Complete Life of Lena Horne

      New York: Pocket Magazines, Inc.. 1955. First. First edition. 12mo. 65, [1]pp. Stapled photographically illustrated wrappers. A faint crease on the front wrap, and a trifle rubbed, else near fine. Pictorial biography of the beautiful singer, styled by the publisher as "A Pocket Celebrity Scrapbook," but also notable as the very scarce and little-known first book by science-fiction author Harry Harrison. He is perhaps best known for the novel Make Room! Make Room! (1966), the basis for the 1973 film Soylent Green and its cult-favorite revelation: "Soylent Green is People!" Six copies in OCLC. .

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        Earthlight

      Ballantine 1955 - Near fine in a very good dust jacket. First edition, 1955. Inscribed by the author on the front free end paper. 1955 stated on the copyright page. Book shows some darkening in gutters, minimal leaning, some spots on page edges. Dust jacket has some wear and soiling, and water stain on rear panel to hinge. Flap price $2.75. Comes in custom-made slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Almaïde D'Etremont. Gravures De Grau - Sala.

      Marcel Lubineau, París 1955 - 72pp. en papel de hilo superior. Todas ilustradas con estupendos dibujos, grabados originales a la punta seca. Muy fina y cuidada estampación. En rama, con estuche original en cartón entelado. Ejemplar del tiraje de 20 para colaborador. Contiene, a parte, dos planchas refutadas y una punta seca original sobre seda. Size: 4º [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THEATRE.

      Pierre Bricage,, Paris, 1955 - Exemplaire numerote sur velin. Tire a 500 exemplaires. 16 vol., environ 200 pp. par volume. in-4,

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        Two Original Australian UFO/Contact Close Encounter Investigation Reports, 1953 and 1955. From the Collection of Max Miller.

      See Text, Adelaide, Australia 1955 - Adelaide, Australia: Australian Flying Saucer Research Society / S.A. Flying Saucer Research Society; [and] Fairfield N.S.W. Australia, The Australian Flying Saucer Bureau. 1953 and 1955. From the collection of UFOlogist Max Miller. Typescripts (apparently carbons), with sketches, contained in a black two-hole paper binder. Some raggedness to some edges, some toning. About very good. Original typescripts involving interviews with two claimed close-encounter contactees, one ("K") in August, 1953 and the other ("Julia Hanna") apparently in August or September of 1955 (the interview was conducted on 9/2/55). The documents are "Document A / Copy 2" (Julia Hanna) and "Document K / Copy 2" (K), the latter marked in original hand "Not For Publication Yet -S.S.", though apparently neither ever was published. Document A is a typescript of an interview under hypnosis of Julia Hanna on 9/2/55, presented here by the Australian Flying Saucer Research Society, Adelaide, (as identified on the title page) or The Australian Flying Saucer Bureau, Fairfield N.S.W. (as identified by a piece of letterhead, laid-in, on which is a pencil tracing of a map of "part of Venus" drawn by Julia while under hypnosis). The interview occupies 41 typescript pages, followed by the aforementioned laid in letterhead, followed by four more typescript pages of what was apparently an ESP session with Julia; these include a short list of Julia Hanna's translation of eight simple alien pictoglyphs. "Document K" (the one marked "not for publication") comprises a title page and three typescript pages describing an interview with the other claimed contactee, here identified only as "K" (hence, "Document K", assumed). This one is by the "S.A. Flying Saucer Research Society", but is not South African, being also in Adelaide. It's presumably some variant of the aforementioned society, the S.A. probably denoting"South Australian". Document K contains four simple (traced) sketches by K, two of a UFO from two angles, one a "sketch of roof of house showing two 'stove pipes' [as termed by K] (this a sketch of extratrerretrial living quarters ) and one, occupying an entire 8 1/2" x 11" page, a partial plan view layout of an extraterrestrial compound, though not on earth - the sketch , which shows a nearby beach, also has a spot denoted "K landed here". To the best of my knowledge, neither claimed event was ever published. Whatever was and is going on with contactees, it's fascinating, and certainly not explained. A rather amazing original source to behold. From the collection of noted UFOlogist Max Miller. L103 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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