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        The Cretan Runner: His Story of the German Occupation

      John Murray, 1955. John Murray, 1955. 1st edition. Hardcover. The green boards are in very good condition, a tiny crimp to the lower front corner, with good square binding. The pages and endpapers are all very clean indeed, all maps and photographs present and correct. The dustjacket is not price-clipped, has minuscule wear at two corners and the heel of the spine, and the white rear panel is very clean. All in all, this is a Very Near Fine example of the author's fascinating account of his experiences in wartime Crete, made all the more significant by Patrick Leigh Fermor's translation and introduction. Very scarce in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Shellhouse Books]
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        Texte und Zeichen. Eine literarische Zeitschrift. Hrsg. v. Alfred Andersch. 3 Jahrgänge (16 Hefte) in 3 Bänden (alles Erschienene).

      Berlin u. Neuwied, Luchterhand, 1955-1957,. Gr.-8vo. Mit zahlr. Taf. 2 Bl., 558 S., 5 Bl.; 663 S., 4 Bl.; 663 S., 4 Bl. Gelbe Olwd. m. geprägt. Deckelvignette u. Rückentitel.. Die herausragende Nachkriegs-Literaturzeitschrift mit Beiträgen v. Adorno, Benn, Böll, Celan, Arno Schmidt u.a. - Rücken etw. verblaßt u. gering fleckig. Im Jg. 56 eine Lage nicht bedruckt, sonst vollständig. Gute Bände.

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        The Mint

      th Later Notes by 352087 A/c Ross, 1955. th Later Notes by 352087 A/c Ross, 1955 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A limited copy, numbered 1485 of 2000 in ink to front and in original slipcase. The Mint is a book written by T. E. Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabia, and published posthumously. It is notable for its sharp observation, for the insight it gives into Lawrence himself, and for the censorship issues around its publication. First edition. When The Mint was finally published in 1955 there were two editions, the expurgated edition and a limited edition containing the full uncensored text. The Mint concerns the period following the First World War when Lawrence decided to disappear from public view. He enlisted in the Royal Air Force under an assumed name, becoming 352087 Aircraftman Ross. The book is a closely observed autobiographical account of his experiences in the RAF. The book is divided into three parts with a note by A. W. Lawrence preceding the first: Part I: The Raw Material; Part II: In the Mill; Part III: Service. Lawrence stated that the book should not be published until after his death; in the prefatory note by his brother, A. W. Lawrence, who edited the text for publication, a letter from T. E. Lawrence to E. M. Forster is summarised he felt unable to publish the book because of 'the horror the fellows with me in the force would feel at my giving them away. . . so The Mint shall not be circulated before 1950. Lawrence's brother took the further precaution of substituting new names in the expurgated edition for characters in A/c Ross's squad in all passages which might have caused embarrassment or distress. Condition: In a quarter morocco binding with cloth covered boards with original paper covered slipcase. Externally, in a lovely condition with only the odd slight mark. Slipcase has slight wear to extremities, rubbing and marks. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean but with slight scattered foxing, predominantly to endpapers. Overall: NEAR FINE in a VERY GOOD slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Automobile Year, Edition 3 (1955/1956) to Edition 42 (1994/1995)

      , 1955. 1955. Hardcover. Very Good. The complete English set of Automobile Year, Edition 3 (1955/1956) to Edition 42 (1994/1995) inclusive. Edition 3-10 in very good condition. Edition 11-42 in near-new or new condition. Edition 3, 4, 5, and 6 have no dust cover. The rest have dust cover. Also included are L’annee Automobile Edition 1 (1953/1954) softbound, and Auto-Jahr Edition 3 (1955/56) hardbound with cover. Both in fair condition.AUTOMOBILE YEAR (formally as Annual Automobile Review) is a year book specializing in automobile and motorsport, published in three languages, French, German and English. The book was launched in 1952 by Ami Guichard, a Swiss motoring writer and entrepreneur from Lausanne, Switzerland. He brought along the best writers and photographers he knew.The Edition 3 (1955/1956) was the first released as a hardbound. The English edition (Edition 4) changed name to "AUTOMOBILE YEAR" in 1956. The book splits in sections covering news in automobile industry and new car lunches and season reviews of motorsport events with results points table following that. The sport events covered Formula One and other single seater races such as Indianapolis 500, endurance racing reviews such as 24 Hours Le Mans, American Le Mans and FIA GT Championships and touring car racing and rallying. The book concludes each year with a race result section featuring a depth by depth results of each F 1 races and 24d Hours Le Mans race with a points table of FIA series.

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      (SENDAK,MAURICE)illus. CHARLOTTE AND THE WHITE HORSE by Ruth Krauss. NY: Harper & Brothers (1955). 12mo (5 1/4 x 6 5/8"), cloth backed pictorial boards, Fine condition in dust wrapper dw with price intact. First edition.Illustrated in color on every page by Sendak. An especially nice copy of an early and scarce Sendak title.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. ]
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        The Talented Mr. Ripley

      Coward-McCann, 1955. New York: Coward-McCann Inc, 1955. First Edition, First Printing in original dust jacket with price of $3.00 intact. In Near Fine condition. Clean text. Sound binding. Small remainder mark to bottom edge of page block. Boards show light edge wear. The dust jacket shows light rubbing, light sunning to the spine panel and a few nicks and tiny chips at the edges. A lovely example of this high point of crime fiction, in an impressive original jacket.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        CONTROL ENGINEERING. Instrumentation and automatic Control Systems, 20 Volumes: 2 (1955) - 21 (1974). Volumes 2 (1955), 3 (1956), 4 (1957), 7 (1960) and 21 (1974) are incomplete [= 20 Jahrgänge: 2 (1955) - 21 (1974). Jahrgang 2 (1955), 3 (1956), 4 (1957), 7 (1960) und 21 (1974) sind nicht vollständig]. The Dun-Donnelley Magazine of Control and Instrumentation Systems.

      New York : McGraw-Hill, 1955 - 1974.. 20 Jahrgänge in 29 Bänden und mehreren Einzelheften. Bibliothekseinband. 20 Jahrgänge in 29 Bänden und mehreren Einzelheften!!! Der Titel stammt aus einer aufgelösten Spezialbibliothek für Luft- und Raumfahrt und ist mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Die Einzelhefte von Jahrgang 2 (1955) und 3 (1956) wurden mit einer provisorischen Klebebindung in Pappbänden zusammengefasst, Klebebindungen haben sich bereits an vielen Stellen gelöst, leider fehlen die Ausgaben für Januar bis Juni des Jahres 1955 sowie die Ausgaben Mai bis Dezember des Jahres 1956. Jahrgang 4 (1957), 7 (1960) und 21 (1974) wurden nicht eingebunden (beiliegende Einzelhefte). Dort fehlen folgende Ausgaben: Januar bis August 1957, Februar und März 1960 sowie April 1974. Bucheinbände berieben und etwas angestaubt. Seiten sauber. Bindungen fest. Brauchbarer Zustand. Mehr Fotos und Angaben zu den Versandtkosten schicken wir Ihnen gern auf Anfrage. Bitte beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an antiquarischen Zeitschriften. // From library-stock. The issues of volume 2 (1955) and 3 (1956) are fixed in rough-and-ready cardboard covers by adhesive binding (binding starts loosening). The issues of volume 4 (1957), 7 (1960) and 21 (1974) are not bound. The following issues are missing: January-june of 1955, may-december of 1956, january-august of 1957, february and march of 1960, april of 1974. Book-covers with shelf wear. Pages clean. Good to acceptable condition. More pictures on demand. Please ask for shipping-fees. zqx mbx jqx

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat BOOKFARM]
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        SHELL AVIATION NEWS [Zeitschrift]. 17 Volumes/Jahrgänge: 1955-1960, 1963-1968 and 1973-1978

      London : Shell Centre, 1955-1978.. 10 Bände + Einzelhefte. Bibliothekseinband. 17 Jahrgänge!!!!! Der Titel stammt aus einer aufgelösten Spezialbibliothek für Luft- und Raumfahrt. Beachten Sie bitte unser umfangreiches Angebot zu diesem Thema. Versandkosten auf Anfrage. Die Zeitschriften aus diesem Großbestand sind überwiegend gut erhalten. Bei manchen Exemplaren können äußere Gebrauchsspuren sowie Lagerspuren (Verformungen an Buchblöcken und Einbänden) auftreten. In wenigen Fällen können auch Seiten gewellt sein. Es fehlen die Jahrgänge 1961-1963 sowie 1969-1972. Die Jahrgänge 1973 bis 1978 sind nicht eingebundene Einzelhefte. // Books from Library-Stock. Still in good Condition. Volumes 1973-1978 are not bound in books. Signs of Age an Shelf-Wear can appear. Please ask for Shipping Fees. zqx mbx

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        A Night To Remember (Signed & Inscribed to Movie Mogul David Wallerstein)

      New York : Henry Holt & Co., 1955. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. From an auction of modern first editions and the collection of Caroline Reiser and John Rau--a superb copy of the first printing in near fine condition--in an unclipped and very good dustjacket. This copy is signed on the ship diagrammed front free endpaper--and additionally inscribed to Theatre Chain Movie Mogul and Disney Board member David Wallerstein--who lived in Chicago and married to Caroline Rau, whose collection this copy comes from. Wallerstein is best known for serving on the board of Disney and ABC and for initially being President of Balaban and Katz--a Midwest movie theatre chain. Wallerstein is also known for two other tidbits of history-- introducing the world to "Supersize" fries and for suggesting to Walt Disney to read a book called "Mary Poppins"--for a potential movie. The inscription reads "For David Wallerstein, with best wishes from an author who is 100% sold on the picture!"--Walter Lord. Wallerstein and Rau were in attendance (along with Lord) at the Chicago premier of the film--which starred Kenneth More. The film is held in high regard today for it's taut suspense of the most dramatic news story in History--and Lord's book is equally held in high regard. This superb copy has been in storage many years and only recently offered up by John Rau --the son of Caroline Reiser. A near fine copy with just a little dustiness and slight fading to the deep blue top stain--along with just very shallow edgewear to the tips--otherwise would be fine. Absolutely no other evidence of previous ownership. The dustjacket is complete and unclipped--a lovely bright unfaded DJ--with shallow edgewear to the upper extremities--and more moderate edgewear to the bottom extremities - along with some paper loss to the mid bottom front about the size of a dime--otherwise the two flaps are fine and the back panel shows only light age toning. 209 total pages with index. $3.50 price on front flap. Just a lovely signed copy with a very scarce Walter Lord signature and dedicated to a prominent businessman with ties to the entertainment industry. Additional Digital photos available upon request.

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      Paris: Olympia Press, 1955.. Paris: Olympia Press, 1955. First edition of Nabokov's masterpiece, published in Paris by the Olympia Press in 1955. First issue with the price of 900 francs on the rear panel of each volume. Octavo, 2 volumes, original green wrappers. In near fine condition with light wear to the extremities. Brilliant… One of the funniest and one of the saddest books that will be published this year" (New York Times). "Lolita blazes with a perversity of a most original kind. For Mr. Nabokov has distilled from his shocking material hundred-proof intellectual farce…Lolita seems an assertion of the power of the comic spirit to wrest delight and truth from the most outlandish materials. It is one of the funniest serious novels I have ever read; and the vision of its abominable hero, who never deludes or excuses himself, brings into grotesque relief the cant, the vulgarity, and the hypocritical conventions that pervade the human comedy" (Atlantic Monthly).

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        Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

      New York: New Directions, 1955.. New York: New Directions, 1955. First edition, first issue. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Tennesse Williams on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing to the extremities. Rare signed. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof first heated up Broadway in 1955 with its gothic American story of brothers vying for their dying father's inheritance amid a whirlwind of sexuality, untethered in the person of Maggie the Cat. The play also daringly showcased the burden of sexuality repressed in the agony of her husband, Brick Pollitt. In spite of the public controversy Cat stirred up, it was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the Drama Critics Circle Award for that year. "Tennessee Williams never wrote a more explosive play than Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" (Howard Kissel).

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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..

      [Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Koenitz]
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        Gedanken und Aussprüche über das Buch und den Leser.

      Berlin: Aufbau-Verlag, 1955.. 8 Bl. 4°. Originalganzpergament mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel in Kassette.. Erste Ausgabe. Sehr gut erhalten. Gesetzt in der Weiß-Antiqua und gedruckt auf Bütten von der Offizin Andersen Nexö Leipzig. "Für den Aufbau-Verlag zur Feier seines zehnjährigen Bestehens am 28. Juni 1955 in einem Exemplar hergestellt." Geschenk der Belegschaft für ihren Verleger Walter Janka. Das seltenste Buch des Aufbau-Verlages, das nicht einmal die Deutsche Nationalbibliothek besitzt, und zugleich eine handwerkliche Meisterleistung. ***Bei Lieferungen an NEUKUNDEN und KUNDEN im AUSLAND behalten wir uns Vorkasse vor. ***

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ballon + Wurm]
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      BOGOTÁ EDICIONES S.L.B., COLOMBIA 1955 - Primera edición de la primera novela del ganador del Premio Nobel. Estaba novela cuenta la historia de una ciudad ficticia llamada "Macondo", donde posteriormente el escritor la usaría para futuras novelas de ficción. Solo existen 700 copias de esta primera edición. El estado es bueno, si tenemos en cuenta la antiguedad de este libro. Escritura a bolígrafo en página guarda y portadilla con dedicatoria de la persona que se lo regaló al antiguo dueño del libro. Ningun resto mas de escritura en ninguna hoja del libro aparte de lo anterior. First edition of the first novel of this Nobel winner. There are just 700 copies of this first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Ohne Titel (Komposition in Grau und Schwarz). Farbige Lithographie. 1955. Unten links in Bleistift signiert und datiert: "F.Winter 55".

      . 34,9 : 49,7 cm.. In ca. 100 Exemplaren innerhalb des Mappenwerks "10 Jahre Galerie d'Art Moderne Bale" erschienen. - Tadellos erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        The Intimate sketchbooks of Georges Braque. Verve. Volume VIII. nos. 31 & 32.

      Harcourt Brace, Paris. New York 1955 - Reproductions from the notebooks of George Braque. The spine is reinforced, there is some scuffing along the edges. There are 20 coloured lithographs pulled by Mourlot, of which several are original lithographs (Source: Michel Anthonioz, VERVE: The Ultimate Review of Art and Literature:1937-60. "It is not generally known that Braque did these now-famous lithographs expressly for this issue of Verve.)" The plates and text are in very fine condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: JMHunt]
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        ORIGINAL-HOLZSCHNITT von ERICH HECKEL (1883-1970): Badenden (Männer) am kl. See mit Berglandschaft * (nicht betitelt) - HANDSIGNIERT (unten rechts) u. DATIERT "55".

      Hemmenhofen-Karlsruhe, 1955.. Kl. Auflage. Blattgr.: 29 x 40 cm unter (Hellgraumarmor.-LeichtKarton.)-Passepartout (32,5 x 42, 5 cm) u. unter Glas eingerahmt. Bildgr.: 43 x 60, 5 cm., wird Versichert versendet nach Vorkasse (Bruchsicher) - Möglichkeit der Besichtigung u. Abholung auch vorhanden. Schönes Blatt.. * Bergsee Vorarlberg oder Oberengadin...

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        Quelques Sonnets de Ronsard

      (Segonzac, Andre Dunoyer de); Ronsard, Pierre de. Quelques Sonnets de Ronsard. Paris: Chez l'Auteur, 1955. With 51 original etchings by Segonzac. Copy #49 with a suite on Japon, numbered and signed by the artist. (Total edition 210: 35 copies with two suites; 40 copies as this with a suite on Japon; 125 regular copies; 15 hors commerce). Laid in is an original pen and ink drawing of a reclining girl in lingerie by Segonzac, inscribed "pour les gourments de Ronsand and signed A. Dunoyer de / Segonzac." Folio (10 1/2 x 13"; 25, 5 x 32 cm.) Bound in blue morocco with covers decorated in a renaissance style frame created entirely out of pointelle, from which sprigs of acanthus leaves sprout. Smooth spine ornamented in gilt and in pointelle. A simple yet exuberant binding. Mauve suede endpapers. According to Strachan, the classical tradition of book illustration reflected in the works of Rodin and Maillol is represented in Quelques' Sonnets, yet this "charming interpretation of the Renaissance poet" links tradition with innovation "with a free, sketch-like idiom" to the etchings. Segonzac, in "j'ai pense a illustrer les sonnets de Ronsard", comments that he chose the subject of Ronsard's poetry after completing the illustrations to the Georgiques of Virgil. For his edition of Ronsard, Segonzac wanted a subject of delicate sensibility, elegance without affection and restrained sensuality. Segonzac worked eight years on the Ronsard from 1948 till 1956. For this edition, he enlisted the master printer Jacques Fr?ut, who had printed the edition of Virgil's Georgiques. These etchings show on the whole a slightly more formalized style compared with those of the Georgiques. The text was printed in 24 pt Garamont Italique by L'imprimerie Nationale and the etchings printed by Jaques Frelaut on the presses of Roger Lacouriere. All the plates were engraved in 1954 and defaced after printing. Binding by Therese Moncey, with Fache as doreur. Moncey's beautiful bindings have won le grand prix de la reliure francaise in 1950 and succeeded in numerous exhibitions. She has always used the great gilders "doreurs"of the period such as Fache. References; Liore et Cailler. Segonzac Catalogue de l'oeuvre grave. VII, #1270 - 1320; Strachan. The Artist and the Book in France; Rauch #123; Flety, Julien. Dictionnaire des Relieures Francais Ayant Exerce de 1800 a nos Jours. (1988).

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        New Orleans Sketches

      Tokyo: Hokuseido Press, 1955. Tokyo: Hokuseido Press, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition/Good. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Original blue cloth, light blue jacket worn and faded with an old stamp, chipping at edges but still intact. Inscribed by the editor, Ichiro Nishizaki, to Professor Robert Taylor with "yoroshiku". Publication information in Japanese tipped to last page. First edition of Faulkner's first published works on New Orleans which originally appeared in the Times-Picayune. Laid in is a well worn page with the translation of the introduction into English (the vignettes are all in English). Scarce signed. Size: duodecimo (12mo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; Signed by Editor. Inventory No: 044348.

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        Portrait photograph of Earl and Countess Mountbatten, SIGNED BY EACH in lower blank margin

      n.p, ca. mid 1950s. n.p, ca. mid 1950s. (MOUNTBATTEN, LOUIS, 1ST EARL) Image size 8-1/2 x 6-1/2 inches, attractively framed to 15-3/4 x 13-3/4 inches overall. . Fine condition . An extremely attractive three-quarter length formal portrait of Louis and Edwina, 1st Earl and Countess Mountbatten of Burma; he in Fleet Admiral uniform with ribbons and Garter star, she in elegant dress; probably taken about 1955, five years before her death

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        Ataque y derrota de Nelson en Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Relato historico con arreglo a documentos oficiales de la epoca

      Servicio Geográfico del Ejército, Madrid 1955 - símil pasta española bien conservada con tejuelos, conserva cubiertas originales 71 láminas. . 805 págs.

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        Memoirs. Year of Decisions and Years of Trial and Hope

      Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1955 - Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1955 & 1956, Garden City, 1955. Hardcover. First Edition. Two volumes. A special and obviously limited edition of this book bound in full blue cloth with gilt-lettered black spine labels, rather than the black cloth of the regular and Kansas City editions, and also larger in size than those editions (6" x 9-1/2"). Both volumes in fine condition, publisher's slipcases in very good condition. This edition appears to have been reserved for the author's use and presented by the President to those close to him. Each book is INSCRIBED warmly and at great length (the longest Truman inscription in a book we have ever seen) and SIGNED by the author to Leslie L. Biffle, who served twice as Secretary of the U. S. Senate. Evidently he played a key role in securing the Vice President nomination for Harry S. Truman in 1944. After FDR died, Truman came to rely on Biffle for information regarding goings-on in the Senate. There was a dedicated phone line between the two men's desks. During one press conference, Truman declared: "They don't make them any better than Biffle. And you can quote me on that." When Biffle died in 1966, Senator John L. McClellan announced it on the floor of the US Senate, mourning the loss of a "true patriot and one of America's finest citizens." In addition each book is housed in its original slipcase, each of which the President has also INSCRIBED and SIGNED to Biffle. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Fundamentals of Successful Stock Market Investing: A Guide to Stock Buying for Beginners

      The William-Frederick Press, New York 1955 - Softcover, Tan card wrappers with Red and Black title to cover. 1955. Book Condition: Very Good, spine faded and tanned, covers tanned, corners gently bumped, light soil to edges, internally clean and free of marks, only slightest hint of tanning to pages. Wrappers starting to separate from spine, but still intact. No dust jacket. Contents: Introduction, Part One: Basic Considerations, 1. The Nature of Stocks and Bonds, 2. Reasons for Buying Stocks, 3. The Market Place and the Brokers, 4. The Objective and The Approach - Income Securities, Growth Stocks, Where Growth Stocks are Found, Growth Stocks and Purchasing Power, Speculations, Stratagems, Pitfalls. Part Two: Modifying Factors, 5. Diversification, How to Achieve Diversification, 6. Timing, Dollar Averaging, 7. Leverage, Margin Buying, Closed-End Investment Trusts, Warrants, Life Insurance Common Stocks, Companies with Few Shares of Common Stocks, 8. Price, Part Three: Strategy, 9. Selection, 10. The Complete Plan, Buy Life Insurance, Maintain a Cash Reserve, Buy Stocks with Surplus, Appendices, A: Selected Lists, B: Some Speculative Maneuvers, Short Selling, Options, C: Financial Statements, The Balance Sheet, The Income and Earned Surplus Statement, Index. Extremely Scarce Title by Martin Kimberly in Very Good Condition, 126 Pages, Collectible [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Minxes Admonished or Beauty Reproved: An Album of Deplorable Caprices Faithfully Narrated

      London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1955. London, Golden Cockerel Press,1955.. 4to. Limited ed. of 550 copies, this is one of 150 specially bound, signed by William Russell Flint and with 8 extra plates. Coloured frontis and coloured titlepage. Vignette, many other illustrations and the 8 extra plates all by Sir William Russell Flint. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliife in full crimson morocco with gilt design on upper board, gilt lettering to spine and teg. Marbled paper-covered slipcase and end-papers. Spine slightly faded and scuffed. One corner a little bumped. Extremities to slipcase rubbed. Plate envelope slightly torn. Slipcase corners rubbed. Signed by Author(s). Hardcover.

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      Talleres Grafícos Mariano Galve - Barcelona. 1955. Gremio de editores, de libreros y de maestros impresores. 1013Pág. 25X18. En conmemoración del cuarto centenario de la Constitución de la Muy Noble Confradia dels Llibreters de Barcelona. profusamente documentado. Magnífica Obra Historica. Ref. 7.5 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Frog Went A-Courting'

      Harcourt Brace & Company, New York 1955 - First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. A magnificent copy. This First Issue dustjacket has the $2.50 printed price present on the front flap that was changed to $2.95 on later editions. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has minor wear to the spine and edges. The book is in fabulous shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A stunning copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. We buy Langstaff First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Second World War

      London: The Educational Book Company Ltd., , [1955]. London: The Educational Book Company Ltd., , [1955]. 6 volumes, large octavo. Original red cloth, brown leather labels to the spine, portrait medallion embossed on similar leather to the upper boards, gilt panels to the spines, volume titles gilt to the upper boards, dark red top-stain and endpapers. With 5 of the 6 the unprinted glassine dust jackets. Coloured frontispiece to each, and 185 half-tone plates, numerous maps, plans and diagrams, many of them folding. Cloth a little rubbed at extremities with minor dampstain and loss of size to several spines, scuff to spine of volume I. A very good set with the rubbed, chipped, and tanned jackets save for volume I, which lacks the jacket. The Chartwell Edition, issued on the completion of Churchill's masterly account of the Second World War, includes the author's last revisions and is also fully illustrated. It was published at £12 9s 6d or 13 guineas by subscription, the standard Cassell edition cost a total of £8 on first publication.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Recognitions

      Harcourt Brace and Company 1955 - First Edition 8vo, A Fine copy in a Very Good, priced, first issue dust jacket (publishers address 383 Madison Ave) with a few small edge chips at spine and corners. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Uncommon Books - The Gomez Collection]
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        The Europeans

      New York & Paris: Simon and Schuster; ?itions Verve, 1955. New York & Paris: Simon and Schuster; Éditions Verve,, 1955. Photographs. Folio. Original boards with the full wrap-around lithographic decoration and titles after Joan Miro in red, yellow, blue and black. With the plastic dust jacket with paper flaps and the captions supplement - in English - loosely inserted as called for. 144 photographic illustrations by Cartier-Bresson. Small contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper. Small neat repair to head of spine, extremities rubbed. An excellent copy in a chipped, creased and price-clipped jacket with a tear across the rear panel. First US edition, first printing, of one of the legendary photographer's two or three key books.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Memoirs (2 Volumes): Year of Decisions and Years of Trial and Hope

      Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1955 - Two volume set of the Harry S. Truman Memoirs, INSCRIBED. Volume 1: Years of Decisions is a first edition as stated on the copyright page. INSCRIBED and dated by Truman on the dedication page to Lt. Col. William B. Morrell "from one artillery man to another". Lt. Morrell and his wife's names are inscribed on the front free end paper. The book is in very good condition with slight edge wear; a nice square copy. Dust jacket is a;so very good with the original price of $5.00 printed on the front flap. Slight chipping and creasing along the edges, at corners and spine ends. Small closed tear on the front panel and two closed tears on the top of the back panel. Volume 2: Years of Decisions is a first edition, as stated on the copyright page. A nice, bright, square copy in near fine condition. Morrell's name is inscribed on the front free end paper. The dust jacket is very good with the original price printed on the front flap; very slight shipping along the edges, and a slight crease at the top of the front panel. Both volumes come housed in a custom slip case. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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      New York: Bruce Rogers & The Press of A. Colish, 1955. New York: Bruce Rogers & The Press of A. Colish, 1955. Limited to 300 copies, this no. 42. Quite fine in slipcase with worn edges. Limited to 300 copies, this no. 42. Folio. 364p. Illustrated with designs by Botticelli, and with decorative initials. Bound in full black leather, t.e.g., with gilt spine titles and gilt fleur-de-lis medallions at the corners. Prospectus laid in.

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        VERVE - vol. VIII - N°31 & 32

      Editions de la revue Verve, Directeur Teriade, Paris, 1955. In folio cartonnage éditeur illustré, illustrations pleines pages en noir et en couleur de BRAQUE, 156 p. Georges Braque, a composé spécialement la couverture et la page de titre. Cet ouvrage contient un ensemble de dessins provenant des carnets de travail de Georges BRAQUE. Carnets où sont notés quotidiennement depuis sa jeunesse toutes ses émotions visuelles et ses idées plastiques, constituant un véritable journal composé de dessins, gouaches et aquarelles. Ce double numéro spécialement exécuté par Braque, a été imprimé par Draeger ; la lithographie par Mourlot. relié Bon état

      [Bookseller: Livres Anciens Lucas Philippe]
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        The Official White House Portrait of Harry S. Truman, Signed

      A 9 by 12 inch color picture of Truman's & White House portrait by Greta Kemp- & ton, inscribed and signed "Kind regards & to Mrs. Terry Kuper Kirker, Independence, & September 29, 1955, Harry Truman."

      [Bookseller: The Raab Collection]
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        Sämtliche Schriften. Theosophia Revelata oder: Alle Göttlichen Schriften Jacob Böhmens, von Altseidenberg (11 Bände KOMPLETT)

      Frommanns Verlag 1955 - 1961.. Faksimile-Neudruck der Ausgabe von 1730; je Band ca. 400 Seiten; Gebundene Ausgabe. Bei dem hier angebotenen Werk handelt es sich um ein Exemplar aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek mit den entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen, wie Rückenschild, Bibliotheksstempel usw. (Rückenschilder können vom Bild abweichen); Der Erhaltungszustand ist ansonsten ordentlich; Buchschnitt und Seitenränder weisen alters-/papierbedingt gebräunte Stellen auf; Einband leicht staubschmutzig; KOMPLETTPREIS für 11 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten;

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros - Versandantiquariat]
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        Ölgemälde: Alter Kaiserspeicher mit Uhrenturm im Hamburger Hafen.

      1955.. Bildmaß: 47 x 33 cm, alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 59 x 45 cm ). Öl auf Malpappe. Rechts unten mit K. Meyer-Nieting signiert und mit 22.8. (19)55 datiert. Gezeigt wird der alte Kaiserspeicher mit Uhrenturm Hamburger Hafen, rechts im Bildhintergrund Werftanlagen. Der Rahmen etwas bestoßen, sonst guter Zustand.>>>> Der vom Strom- und Hafenbau der Bau-Deputation, unter künstlerischer Mitwirkung von Wilhelm Hauers, erbaute Kaiserspeicher wurde 1875 von der Kaiverwaltung in Betrieb genommen. Die Süd-Seite des Kaispeichers liegt am tiefen Elbwasser, so dass Seeschiffe direkt entladen werden können. Auf dem Uhrenturm ist eine Zeitballanlage errichtet, die von der Sternwarte am Millerntor um 12.00 weit sichtbar ausgelöst wird; in ihm befindet sich auch eine feuerfeste Treppe. Jetzt wird auf dem Unterbau des Kaiserspeichers die neue Elbphilharmonie errichtet.<<<<< ( Bitte beachten: Hier kein Versand möglich - hier nur Selbstabholung in meinem Ladengeschäft ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        The October Country

      Ballantine Books, New York 1955 - B&W Illustrations; This copy is a First Trade Edition in the second binding, 1st priority - with the Ballantine monogram on the spine printed upsidedown (as per Currey). The book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good to Near Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright, though the endpapers and edges of the text block have some toning and the top edge of the text block has foxing. The dust jacket has several small edge nicks and tears and a chip missing from the top spine end. The spine is noticeably faded and there is some light, generalized ground-in dirt. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 259. Five of the stories in this collection are new, the rest are reprinted from the Arkham House book Dark Carnival. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: S. Howlett-West Books]
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        OMMATEUM With Doxology

      Philadelphia: Dorrance, 1955. Philadelphia: Dorrance, 1955. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine/very good -. Small 8vo. Light red cloth in dust jacket. The poet&#39;s rare first book inscribed: "for Barbara 11-30-58" and signed in full by the author. Bookplate of Barbara H. Mallon on front paste down. 49 pp. Light soiling else about fine in a dampstained dust jacket with minimal wear and two closed tears with resulting creasing on the back panel. Ammons was the vice-president of a glass manufacturing firm when this book was published; his next book was not published for nine years, at which time he began a long career teaching at Cornell, where he taught until his death. A rare first book, Dorrance being a "vanity" publisher and very much so signed by the poet.

      [Bookseller: Alexander Rare Books]
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        Mme de V. a des idées noires. Orné de 10 idées roses de P, N. et d'une idée noire de Mme de V. en frontispice.

      A la Mauvaise Graine, Genève, 1955 [Eric Losfeld] - Madame de V. a des idées noires par Loulou Morin (1955). Roman érotique ethnique clandestin (Eric Losfeld). 11 illustrations érotiques au trait. Bel exemplaire. Loulou MORIN Mme de V. a des idées noires. Orné de 10 idées roses de P, N. et d'une idée noire de Mme de V. en frontispice. A la Mauvaise Graine, Genève, 1955 [Eric Losfeld] 1 volume in-8 (19 x 14 cm), broché, 40 feuillets non chiffrés, 10 planches hors-texte au trait en noir, 1 frontispice en noir. Couverture imprimée en noir et jaune (rayures verticales). ÉDITION ORIGINALE. Publiée au milieu des années 50 par Eric Losfeld. Les illustrations sont de Jean Boullet. L'ouvrage se vendait 3.600 francs d'après Dutel. Ouvrage condamné pour la première fois le 24 octobre 1957. Référence : Dutel, 2002 ; Pia, 849 Madame de V. s'est ennuyée pendant trop longtemps aux côtés de monsieur de V., de 20 ans son aîné. Toutes ces années, elle ne dut qu'à son savoir-faire tout le plaisir qu'elle retira de la vie. Aussi, au décès de l'aïeul, la jeune femme à peine éclose aux choses de l'amour décide-t-elle de rattraper le temps perdu. Sa quête, loin d'être spirituelle, débute en 1917 dans les bras de Doudou, par l'apprentissage studieux des préceptes et des positions du "Kama Sutra". De ce jeune soldat noir, blessé au combat, madame de V. conserve le souvenir impérissable d'un membre tellement vigoureux qu'aucun autre homme après lui ne peut plus la combler. De désespoir, le corps tiraillé par le désir, madame de V. s'exile en terre africaine où, dans les ruelles sombres de Dakar, elle recherche sans ménager sa peine l'étalon qui saura la satisfaire. » (Présentation de la réédition chez Pocket, 2001) "Aussi le lendemain, après avoir refermé à clef la porte de la chambre, troussa-t-elle ses jupes sans dire un mot, offrant à l'homme une belle paire de fesses autour d'un mignon trou du cul, enduit auparavant de crème parfumée, car elle redoutait un peu la grosseur de cet instrument que les Noirs appellent curieusement un "zob" et les gens du commun un "paf". Elle n'attendit pas longtemps. Une boule chaude vint s'appliquer sur la raie de son cul et aidée par la crème et les soubresauts d'un ventre nerveux, pénétra en elle, comme une flèche de feu." (extrait) Les illustrations au trait sont très puissantes. BEL EXEMPLAIRE DE CE RARE CLANDESTIN ILLUSTRÉ, TEL QUE PARU. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Curiosa]
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        Picasso. Peintre-Graveur. Catalogue illustre de l'oeuvre grave et lihtographie 1899-1931. (und / et) Tome II. Catalogue raisonne de l'oeuvre grave et des monotypes 1932-1934. En collaboration avec Alfred Scheidegger.

      Berne (Bern), Editions Kornfeld 1955 (und 1968). 257; 359 S. 4° Orig.- Broschur 2 Bände, 800 Exemplare / 2000 Exemplare, - Umschläge leicht fleckig und unten mit kleinen Fehlstellen; einige Anstreichungen / Anmerkungen (Bildmaße) mit Bleistift, aber sehr sauber; insgesamt noch gut erhalten..

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Kerstin Daras]
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        Zwei Porträts. Originalphotographien. Vintages. Silbergelatine.

      um 1955. Ecken minimal bestoßen, nur minimale Schichtschäden, insgesamt gut.. Bildgrösse ca. 17,5 x 23,5 cm, verso mit Studiostempel. Eine Aufnahme verso betitelt "Kontraste" (mit Aufkleber des Photo-Porst-Wettbewerbes 1955, in den USA aufgenommen), die andere ein Porträt einer alten Frau auf Mallorca. Die Fotografin hatte ihr Studio in Dortmund, reist aber viel auf verschiedenen Kontinenten und schoß dort bemerkenswerte Bilder, die bisher nicht die angemessene Aufmerksamkeit gefunden haben und als Geheimtip gelten. - Rare vintage original photographs by German photographer Gisela Büse (b. 1923, d. 2007). Gelatin silver prints. Around 1955. Ca. 6,5 x 9 inches. Verso photographer's stamps. Shows two portraits of women, one taken in the USA, the other on the European island of Mallorca. - Minor bumping to edges only, minor surface damage only, very good.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat KaraJahn]
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      Simon and Schuster 1955 - Very good in a very good dust jacket. SIGNED by the illustrator, Hilary Knight on the front free endpage. Original price of $2.95 printed on front flap of dust jacket. First printing stated on the copyright page. Top and bottom edges of the book show some minor rubbing. The jacket shows some darkening and sun-tanning on spine , some minor chipping at spine ends and corners, about 3" long tear at spine hinge to back of dj. Comes housed in a custom slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Haggadah shel Pesach

      Hashomer Hatzair Organization, New York, N.Y. 1955 - The leaves are printed on one side only. 14 leaves plus the front and back paper wrapper. Stapled. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        New York City Opera Company Playbill SIGNED 1955 Beverly Sills debut

      Playbill, New York, New York 1955 - 1955. 30 pages. NYC. The original and official Playbill for the 1955 Fall Season of The New York City Opera Company. This is the legendary New York City Opera Company debut of Beverly Sills who would later go on and run this same company. Beverly Sills signed this directly to the front cover. This is an incredible piece more than suitable for framing. A rare piece of Opera history highlighting the debut of one of Opera's most important players. Signed by Beverly Sills directly to the front cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Medium Rare Books LLC]
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        Coptic Textiles. From Burging Grounds in Egypt. (All Colour - Printing). 150 Tafeln in 3 Bänden.

      Kyoto Kanegafuchi Spinning Company Collection 1955. Inhaltsverzeichnis in englischer Sprache, Einführung in japanischen Schriftzeichen. 3 ill. Orig. Leinwandbände in japanischer Bindung. Folio. - Die Einbände etwas angeschmutzt, kleiner Stempel in jedem Band, sowie ein kleines Papierschildchen. Sonst sehr gut erhalten..

      [Bookseller: Christel Morner - Buch und Kunst]
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        Bauernhaus. Oberer Frittenbach. Original-Farbholzschnitt.

      1955 - 1955. Bildgrösse: 23,5x36,1 cm. Von Emil Zbinden hs. numeriert u. signiert. 111/125. Glasrahmen: 48x57 cm. Lit: Magnaguagno 118.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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