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        LA HOJARASCA

      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]

      [Bookseller: MAGOLIBROS]
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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...

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am Ungererbad]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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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

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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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.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA EPOPEYA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Alanpuri Trading]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Besleys Books]
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        DOCUMENTOS, HISTORIA DE LA IMPRENTA Y LIBERIA EN BARCELONA, JOSE MARIA MADURELL

      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]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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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]

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        THE DIVINE COMEDY OF DANTE ALIGHIERI

      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]

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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.

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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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        Eloise

      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]

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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..

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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.

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        Clean Break

      New York: E. P. Dutton, 1955. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fine. First edition of the author&#39;s most sought after title. Source for the Stanley Kubrick film The Killers starring Sterling Haydon. Small sticker shadow to front endpaper else a clean near fine hardcover book. Comes with an untrimmed dustwrapper (presumably straight from the publisher) which is longer than the book by about an inch. Has publishers date stamp of Mar 1, 1955 to lower front flap. Stunning fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        Lolita

      Olympia Press 1955 - 2 vols., pp. 188 and 223. Original green stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black. Printed price of 900 Francs to rear panel of both volumes. Vol. I: 1cm chip to foot of front panel at spine, some wear to spine edges and ends, small pencilled marking to rear panel, about very good. Vol. II: Some wear to spine edges and ends, small closed tear to rear panel at top of spine, a little bumped and rubbed, about very good. First edition, first issue, with the original printed price of 900 Francs to the rear panel of both volumes. Lolita, one of the towering literary achievements of the twentieth century and Nabokov's best-known masterpiece, was turned down by every major American publishing house. It eventually found a home in Paris with Maurice Girodias's Olympia Press, an imprint far better known for low sleaze than high art. Nabokov was appalled by the company his book was forced to keep on the Olympia list, and he and Girodias conducted a bitter, litigious feud lasting years. During that time Lolita's reputation grew in direct inverse proportion to its availability. The novel was banned in the UK shortly after publication; the French authorities followed suit at the end of 1956. Lolita finally found an American publisher in 1958, whereupon a newspaper asked the great and the good for their opinions. Groucho Marx declared he wasn't going to read it for six years, until Lolita was eighteen. This Lolita is showing her age a little, and the chip to the front panel of Volume I either makes this set less desirable or more affordable, depending on your attitude to condition. The set conforms exactly to the bibliographical citation in Kearney (1.13.1) with the exception of the presence of a rear blank endpaper in Volume I which is not called for. It's possible that this is a variant, more likely that the endpaper was simply missed during collation. An expensive chip -- fine copies of this title command more than twice the price of this one -- but still a very good set. Kearney: 1.13 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Neil Pearson Rare Books]
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        LOSER TAKES ALL

      Heinemann , 1955. Heinemann , 1955. First edition. Dark blue boards, lettered in gilt, in blue and yellow pictorial dustwrapper. A very good copy, small mark to the upper cover, in a very near fine dustwrapper which has minute nicks to the corners but is exceptionally clean and bright.

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        Qi Baishi, zwei sehr gut erhaltene Blockbücher mit 80 ( 2x 40 ) farbigen Holzschnitt - Illustrationen in einer sehr schön gearbeiteten, wohl mit Rohseide bezogenen, Kasette. Die Holzschnitt Illustrationen jeweils in chinesischer Schrift bezeichnet. Original Mappe mit entsprechendem Titelaufkleber. Sehr gutes sauberes Objekt mit lediglich sehr geringen und durchaus altersangemessenen Spuren Qi Baishi übernahm zwar noch Elemente der traditionellen Gelehrtenmalerei, entwickelte die Technik aber erheblich weiter. Seine im Xieyi-Stil gehaltenen Bilder zeichnen sich durch einfache Strukturen und schnelle, gekonnte Pinselstriche aus. Zu Qis bevorzugten Subjekten gehören ländliche Szenerien, Ackergeräte, vor allem aber besonders lebensecht wirkende Darstellungen von Kleintieren wie Krabben, Krebsen und Kaulquappen, von Mäusen, Vögeln und Insekten sowie von Pflanzen wie Päonien, Lotos, Kürbissen und Bananen. ( Quelle : Wikipedia) Qi Baishi Pinyin Qi Baishi, W.-G. Ch'i Pai-shih; Pseudonyme: Qi Huang Qi Weiqing , Tschi Pai-schi[1] und Chi Po-shih[2]; * am 22. Tag des 11. Monats des Jahres Tongzhi 2, also am 1. Januar 1864 in Xiangtan, Provinz Hunan, Kaiserreich China; 16. September 1957 in Peking, Volksrepublik China) war ein bedeutender chinesischer Maler der Moderne ( Quelle : Wikipedia)

      Peking, 1955.. 88 Blatt ( Doppelblatt ) davon 80 farbig Illustriert, 4 Textblätter, 4 Leerblätter in 2 Blockbüchern Kasette , 2 Blockbücher ( blau) , Format ( Blockbuch) ca. 31 x 21 cm. Objekt in sehr schöner guter Erhaltung . Sehr geringfügig altersübliche Spuren. /// Weitere Bilder sende ich Ihnen gerne per Mail zu. 090

      [Bookseller: Versandhandel Rosemarie Wassmann]
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        Linda. Farbige Lithographie. 1955. Unten Mitte links innerhalb der Darstellung in Bleistift voll signiert, links unten numeriert: 31/100.

      . 38,5 : 32 cm auf Velin 65,5 : 50 cm.. Marchesseau 284 mit ganzseitiger farbiger Abbildung S. 115. - Zweiter und endgültiger Zustand in 100 numerierten und signierten Abzügen. - Geringe Gebrauchsspuren im vollen weissen Papierrand, sonst schönes Exemplar der späten Lithographie.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        The Good Shepherd.

      London: Michael Joseph, 1955 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in blue and white, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Board edges and spine tips a little rubbed. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with one tiny closed tear and a slightly edge-chipped and toned spine panel. First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the title page and with a Times Bookshop's complimentary letter tipped in facing front free endpaper and addressed to Captain Hollies-Smith, whose bookplate is on the front free endpaper verso. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Fontes Ambrosiani. In Lucem editi cura et studio Bibliothecae Ambrosianae.

      Milano, 1955.. XXIX. Folio. Halblederband mit goldverzierten Deckeln. Beide Kapitale mit Lederverlust. Etwas berieben und bestoßen. In Folieneinband eingebunden. Mit Schuber, dieser mit einer offenen Kante. Innen sehr guter Zustand, leicht gebräunt.. La Scelta delle Cento Tavole, l'Approvazione delle Riproduzioni e le Didascalie sono dovute a Giorgio Fubini Consulente all'Ambrosiana per i Disegni. Edizione Esclusive di 2030 Esemplari numerati non venale: Nr. 586. Le Selezioni Fotografische dei Colori Eseguite All'Ambrosiana, l'impaginazione, le Riproduzioni, la stampa e la Rilegatura sono state curate da Amilcare Pizzi e dai suoi collaboratori. Fionito di stampare in decembre 1955 dalle Officine Grafiche Amilcare' Pizzi S. p. A. Milano.

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        J.R.R. Tolkien Writes his Proofreader with a Lengthy Discussion of the Lord of the Rings, Including Criticism of Radio Broadcasts of his Work

      Headington, Oxford, England 1955 - Autograph Letter Signed, to Naomi Mitchison. Headington, Oxford, England, December 8, 1955. 4 pp on 2 leaves of wove paper with Pirie's/ Crown Bond watermark. 55?16 x 7&frac18; in. (13 1/2 x 18 cm). The first page is embossed "76 Sandfield Road/ Headington/ Oxford." With original autograph addressed envelope. In a letter peppered with references to Middle Earth and its inhabitants, an exhausted Tolkien takes his first lengthy holiday in four years-in Italy. He returns and writes to Naomi Mitchison, a fellow novelist and his proofreader, for failing to provide feedback for her novel, To the Chapel Perilous. Tolkien discusses the demands on his time, ranging from his teaching load, thesis advising, and publishing, to reading critical reviews. Tolkien's dissatisfaction with radio adaptations of Lord of the Rings occupies a prominent place: I think poorly of the broadcast adaptations. Except for a few details I think they are not well done. I thought that the dwarf (Gloin not Gimli, but I suppose Gimli will talk like his father.) was not too bad if a bit exaggerated. I do think of the "Dwarves" like Jews: at once native and alien in their habitations, speaking the language of the country, but with an accent due to their own private tongue. The balance of the letter discusses literary critics, reviews of Mitchison's book, and anachronisms in her latest offering as contrasted to Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. TranscriptYou really are most kind and generous. Thank you so much for your last letter. I feel that I should have written long ago, especially since I failed to make any kind of return in the matter of "To the Chapel Perilous." But perhaps you will understand I felt exhausted, since in addition to the "Lord of the Rings" I had only just concluded a two-year term of administrative office in college on top of professing, and the advance copy came just as I was about to go off for the first holiday since 1951 of more than two or three days. Reading it - I went to Italy - was easy * and delightful; but I seemed too dried up to say anything. And when I came back the shadow of one of those things one idiotically lets oneself in for when they are distant fell on me. [Written at bottom and continuing up left margin]: *I mean for the will; my mind found it difficult. You move in the complicated world with an ease that helps me to understand why people find my much simpler and more simple-minded world bewildering. I cling to Lienaro whom I liked and found intelligible. I had to deliver the opening lecture of the newly-founded O'Donnell Lectures in Celtic Studies-already overdue: and I composed it with 'all the woe in the world,', as the Gawain-poet says of the wretched fox with the hounds on his tail. All the more woe, since I am the merest amateur in such matters, and Celtic scholars are critical and litigious; and more so since I was smitten with laryngitis. I think poorly of the broadcast [radio] adaptations. Except for a few details I think they are not well done, even granted the script and the legitimacy of the enterprise (which I do not grant). But they took some trouble with the names. I thought that the dwarf (Gloin not Gimli, but I suppose Gimli will talk like his father - apparently someone's idea of a German) was not too bad if a bit exaggerated. I do think of the "Dwarves" like Jews: at once native and alien in their habitations, speaking the language of the country, but with an accent due to their own private tongue. I have, of course, a good many letters: most of them intelligent and critical, and largely inspired by annoyance with the critics. Edwin Muir produced quite a batch, from people who seemed to think I should be upset at his tone. But I got as much good from him, I suppose, as was possible - unless he was prepared to read the book with attention. He showed by his remarks on Lrien that had not. But I do not feel disposed to blame . (See website for full description)

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        What, When, Where and How to Drink

      Bobbs Merrill 1955 - New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1955. First Edition, First Printing. In original dust jacket with price of $2.50 intact. In Near Fine condition. Clean text. Sound binding. Light foxing to side edge of page block. Light wear at spine ends. Faint bow to boards. The dust jacket shows light rubbing and faint edge wear. A very striking copy, very well preserved. First Edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        Bruce Rogers] THE DIVINE COMEDY OF DANTE

      New York: Bruce Rogers & The Press of A. Colish, 1955. New York: Bruce Rogers & The Press of A. Colish, 1955. Limited Edition, numbered 50 of 300 copies.. Full Leather. Folio. designs by Botticelli. Bound as issued in full navy morocco with title in gold on the spine and elegant fleur de lis stamped in the corners of each board; light rubbing at the spine; previous owner bookplate on the front pastedown else contents clean and binding sound; a fine production of this monumental work by the one of the 20th century&#39;s most important book designers; the publisher issued slipcase is rubbed at the extremities with some superficial paper chipping; digital images can be made available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Michael Pyron, Bookseller]
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        Il Gesto.

      E.P.I., Milano 1955 - Magazine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Giorgio Maffei]
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        Altägyptische Grammatik.

      Roma: Pontificium Institutum Biblicum 1955-1964.. 2 Teile von 3. Lex.-8°. LXXXII, 625, 15* S., kartoniert (gut erhalten) (=Analecta Orientalia, commentationes scientificae de rebus Orientis antiqui, 34/39).

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        Altägyptische Grammatik. 2 Bände / Register der Zitate. Bearbeitet von Rolf Gundlach u. Barbara Schwarzkopf. 1 Bd. (Insgesamt 3 Bände, komplett). [durchgehend mit FARBANSTREICHUNGEN]. (=Analecta Orientalia, 34/39).

      Roma : Pontificium Institutum Biblicum, 1955/1964/1967.. XLIV, LXXXIII, 625 S., 15*, IX, (55). 4°, Obrosch.. durchgehend mit Farbanstreichungen, sonst gutes Exemplar

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Michael Solder]
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