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        Less Than Angels

      Cape, 1955. Hardcover. Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1955. A fine book without inscriptions, in a very good+ unclipped wrapper with one small tape repair to the top of the rear panel and one nick to the head of the spine. Some rubbing. A rare Pym.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        The Two Towers [The Lord of the Rings]

      George Allen and Unwin, 1955. Hardcover. Fine. A first edition, second printing published by George Allen and Unwin in 1955. A fine book with one gift inscription to the front endpaper. In a very good+ (or better) dust wrapper which is unclipped with a little wear to the spine tips and some creasing. A few indiscriminate black marks here and there. Map complete - a very nice copy of a book which is difficult to find in collectible condition.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        THE OCTOBER COUNTRY

      New York: Ballantine Books, [1955]. First edition. A near fine copy, corners a little soft in a near fine dust jacket, some mild dust soiling to white background of jacket, touch of color fade to spine lettering. (12264). Octavo, Illustrated by Joe Mugnaini, original red cloth, lettered in black. Signed inscription by Bradbury on the front free endpaper. Currey binding 'B', second state, logo not inverted at base of spine. This title reprints the contents of Dark Carnival, most with revisions and it also includes four stories collected here for the first time. See Barron: Horror Literature 3-34. Bleiler: The Guide to Supernatural Fiction #259.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        NO BOUNDARIES

      New York: Ballantine Books, [1955]. First edition. A fine copy, darkening to text block, some glue residue to front free end paper from previous owners bookplate (no longer present) in a near fine dust jacket, short closed tear to upper front panel, mild rubbing to spine folds, corners and spine ends, mild shelf wear to head of spine panel, small closed tear to upper rear panel. Jacket art by Richard Powers. (9585). Octavo, cover art by Richard Powers, cloth.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        The Body Snatchers

      Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1955. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Eyre and Spottiswoode in 1955. A very good book with some small tape burns to endpapers. In a very good unclipped wrapper with a crease to the front panel and some wear to the spine tips. Rare.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        und kommen nach kurzer Pause wieder- ".

      Lithographie signiert 1955 - Ex. BX, 50,5 x 42,5 cm Dorsch 2478 Der Tod schlägt die Propaganda- und Kriegstrommel und spricht in ein Mikrophon; nach einer Zeichnung von 1934 in " Widerstand "; am unteren Rand von Weber handschriftlich betitelt; in der linken unteren Ecke der Darstellung mit Clan - Presse - Signet gestempelt; verkürztes Wasserzeichen der Griffelkunst am linken unteren Papierrand; rückseitig Stempel der Sammlung Carl Vogel, Hamburg. Bei der seltenen handschriftlichen Bezeichnung " B " mit römischer Ziffer und dem Zusatz W. oder CW handelt es sich um eine angefangene Zählung der Abzüge ( B = Blatt ), die aber nicht konsequent bis zum Ende durchgeführt wurde; W. oder CW bezeichnet den Drucker, A. Paul Weber oder seinen Sohn Christian Weber. ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

      [Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Goyert]
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        The Quiet American - a fine wrapper with the rare wrap-around band

      Heinemann, 1955. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1955. A near fine book without inscriptions. Some light patches to the rear board and one thin one to the front board. In a fine unclipped wrapper with a little spotting to the front flap and a little to the inside of the wrapper. With the rare (repaired) wrap-around band. A lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Die fossilen Astropectiniden (Asteroidea). Neue Beobachtungen und Übersicht über die bekannten Arten. Mit 62 Textfiguren und 4 Tafeln.

      Birkhäuser, Basel 1955.. Quart. Org.-Broschur. 113 (+1) S., mit 4 Tafeln mit jeweils einem Blatt Erläuterungen. Wohlerhalten. [=Sonderabdruck aus Band 71 der Schweizerischen Paläontologischen Abhandlungen]. - Aus der Bibliothek des Wiener Paläontologen Helmuth Zapfe (1913-1996) und mit dessen Bibliotheksstempel auf dem Vorderdeckel.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stefan Wulf]
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        A Handful of Darkness.

      London: Rich and Cowan, 1955 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine silver. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled, spine ends a little faded, small bump to head of front board. An excellent copy in the jacket with lightly toned spine, minor loss to spine ends, some shallow chips to extremities and two short closed tears to head of front panel. First edition, first impression, of the author's first short story collection. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Die Liebesschaukel : Roman.

      Frankfurt/M. ; Hamburg : Fischer Bücherei, 1955 - Taschenbuch in gutem Zustand. Altersbedingt sind die Seiten angegilbt. Leichte Gebrauchsspuren. var104/fis/46 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 400 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Olaf Roehder]
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        MARTIANS, GO HOME

      New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1955.. Octavo,boards. First edition. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1362-65. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A sharp copy. (#138787)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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        Moonraker - Very Rare 1st w/original 3rd state Dust Jacket

      Jonathan Cape (U.K.) 1955 - IAN FLEMING - MOONRAKER, published by Jonathan Cape, copyright 1955, First Printing First State (states "First Published 1955" on copyright page with no references to subsequent printings, complete "t" in "shoot" at bottom right on page 10), white endpapers, list in front of book to "Live and Let Die", 3rd state circa 1958 DJ lists to Dr. No on rear panel, white endpapers, black boards with silver gilt lettering to spine & front board, 13s. 6d. net price on DJ front flap. Book has one creased page corner, squared outer page corners, no foxing to pages or endpapers, slight foxing/dust soiling/age darkening to outer page edges, no former owner's markings or used book store stamps/stickers inside, endpapers are clean and free from scotch tape residue marks or other discoloration, no internal hinge splitting, no spine lean, no wear to board edges or board corners, hint of shelf wear to spine tips, tiny bumped board corner, no wear/oxidizing to lettering on spine or front board, no soiling or staining to boards. Dust Jacket has no chipping or tearing or creasing, almost no wear to spine tips (just a hint of wear to spine tip corners), almost no wear to front flap crease (just a hint to flap crease corners), no edge wear, barest hint of dust soiling to panels, just a hint of sun fading to the colored flames on spine but the spine flames still retain much of their yellow & orange colors (common defect with this DJ), no soiling or staining, no scotch tape glue staining to flaps, hint of color rubbing to front panel. Overall a FINE- book in VG+/FINE- condition original dust jacket (not price clipped) of an Ian Fleming U.K. 1st printing hardcover book. I have a number of other U.S. and U.K. Ian Fleming James Bond 1st printing hardcover appearances up for sale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Far North Collectible Books]
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        Das Foto zeigt Hjalmar Schacht und andere mit dem Besitzer des bekannten römischen Restaurants "Valle della Biblioteca" in Italien, das in den 1960er Jahren Mittelpunkt der Dolce Vita der Stars und Sternchen, wie z.B. Humphrey Bogart, Fernandel, Federico Fellini und Vittorio de Sica war.

      1955 - Originalfoto / Privatfoto (Unikat) 19 x 14 cm Signiert Hjalmar Schacht, Reichbankpräsident a.D. Sehr schöner Zustand Lifelong authenticity guarantee! Lebenslange Echtheitsgarantie! Horace Greeley Hjalmar Schacht (* 22. Januar 1877 in Tingleff, Nordschleswig; ? 3. Juni 1970 in München) war ein deutscher Politiker, Bankier, von 1923 bis 1930 und von März 1933 bis Januar 1939 Reichsbankpräsident sowie von 1934 bis 1937 Reichswirtschaftsminister. Schacht gehörte zu den 24 im Nürnberger Prozess gegen die Hauptkriegsverbrecher vor dem Internationalen Militärgerichtshof angeklagten Führungspersonen des nationalsozialistischen Regimes. Er wurde am 1. Oktober 1946 in allen Anklagepunkten freigesprochen.(Quelle: Wikipedia) Lager 1 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 50

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Arzt - Der Buecherdoktor]
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        Almaïde d Étremont - Ou l histoire d une Jeune Fille Passionnée Ou l histoire d une Jeune Fille Passionnée.

      1955. Ed. Ed. Marcel Lubineau. 1955 - Pierre Bouchet. París. . 1 Vol. . 112 folios pp. Cuarto. Plena Piel. . Exquisita edición para bibliófilos y amantes del grabado de esta narración romántica ambientada en un viaje por los Pirineos de Francis Jammes. Ilustrada con grabados dibujados por Grau-Sala y estampados a la punta seca por Dominique Viglino. Impreso en gran papel, todas las páginas estan ilustradas con grabados alegóricos. La obra contiene varias series de grabados (algunos desplegables) fuera de texto tanto al principio como al final del volumén. Ejemplar número 15 de una tirada de 450. Este ejemplar está también singularizado porque contiene un dibujo original de Grau-Sala entre sus páginas preliminares, una estampación sobre seda de uno de los grabados y dos planchas de cobre calcográficas correspondientes a dos estampas interiores que se presentan en las contratapas del libro. Todo ello encuadernado en plena piel con estuche. Excelente estado de conservación. Joya de la bibliofília europea.

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Astarloa]
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        The Temples of Kawa: Vol. I., The Inscriptions, Part I (Text), Part II (Plates); Vol. II., History and Archaeology of the Site, Part I (Text), Part II (Plates). 4 vol. set (Complete)

      London: Oxford University Press, 1955. First edition. Hardcover. vg. Folio (14 1/4 x 10 1/2"). xvi, 142pp (Text vol. of Vol. 1); vi, 66 leaves (Plates vol. of Vol. 1); xxii, 256pp (Text vol. of Vol. 2); xx, 21 + 112 leaves (Plates vol. of Vol. 2). Ex-library full cloth, with gold lettering to spines and front covers. Kawa is a site in Sudan, located between the Third and Fourth Cataracts of the Nile on the east bank of the river, across from Dongola. In ancient times it was the site of several temples to the Egyptian god Amun, built by the Egyptian rulers Amenhotep III and Tutankhamun, and by Taharqa and other Kushite kings. The first volume (two parts) present the free-standing inscriptions which were discovered there, running from the Middle Kingdom into Christian Times. These inscriptions are presented with a translation, as well as a philological and historical commentary (Text volume). They are splendidly reproduced in 66 full-page plates of photogravures and line drawings (Plates volume).The second volume (also in two parts) deals with the history and archaeology of the site (Text volume). The plates volume contains 21 full-page plates of plans and sections, as well as 112 full-page plates of photogravures and line drawings depicting general views, monuments, details, reliefs of the temples.Minor shelf wear. Ex-library copies with bookplate on inside of each front cover, stamp at upper and lower paper edges, and blind stamp at lower margin of each title page. Bindings and interior in overall very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller ]
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        The Acceptance World - Double signed and inscribed

      Heinemann 1955 - A very good+ book with some off-setting and browning to the endpapers, some fading to titles. SIGNED and inscribed on the front endpaper (Dominick and Christina/from/Tony/on this marriage/into love/The Chantry/August/1924. Additionally signed on the title page. In a very good+ unclipped wrapper with a little wear to the spine tips and a crease to the rear panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        The Quiet American - with the rare wrap-around band

      Heinemann 1955 - A first edition, first printing, first state, published by Heinemann in 1955. A near fine book without inscriptions (some light shadowing to the endpapers), in a very good unclipped wrapper with some wear to the spine tips, a few nicks. One spot to the top of the spine and a little spotting to the rear panel. With the rare wrap-around band in very good condition. Some light white marks to the folds. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        THE MOONSTONE

      PENGUIN BOOKS, Great Britain 1955 - INGLESE Pagine brunite ai bordi causa tempo, coperta morbida ingiallita ai bordi ed al dorso, con lievi segni di usura e piccolo strappo al piede ed alla cima del dorso

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Gesammelte Werke in zwölf Bänden. 12 Bände (komplett). [Erstausgabe]. 1. Band: Buddenbrooks. Verfall einer Familie. 2. Band: Der Zauberberg. 3. Band: Joseph und seine Brüder. Die Geschichte Jakobs. Der junge Joseph. 4. Band: Joseph und seine Brüder. Joseph in Ägypten. 5. Band: Joseph und seine Brüder. Joseph, der Ernährer. 6. Band: Doktor Faustus. Das Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian Leverkühn, erzählt von einem Freunde. 7. Band: Königliche Hoheit. Lotte in Weimar. 8. Band: Der Erwählte. Bekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix Krull. 9. Band: Erzählungen. 10. Band: Adel des Geistes. Zwanzig Versuche zum Problem der Humanität. 11. Band: Altes und Neues. Kleine Prosa aus fünf Jahrzehnten. 12. Band: Zeit und Werk. Tagebücher - Reden und Schriften zum Zeitgeschehen.

      Berlin, Aufbau-Verlag, 1955. 8°. 20,5 cm. 9193 Seiten. Original-Halbpergamentbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. Kopfgoldschnitt. Erste Ausgabe. WG² 141. Einbandecken minimal bestoßen, minimalst fleckig. Sehr gute Exemplare. Versand D: 4,90 EUR deutsche Literatur / german literature; Erstausgabe / first edition; Gesamtausgabe / complete edition

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        Nightmare in Red China.

      No date. Ca. 1955. Color original poster, CROPPED to edge of image at left and lower edges (27 x 41 inches), folding to 13 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches. Multiple pinholes in image, light soiling, pinhole in each corner, some edge wear and small separations at folds. Movie poster for the 1955 film, the English version of an Indian film "Presented by Lloyd Friedgen and Rajkamal Kalamandir Studio", which was produced at the height of anti-Communism in the West. An Indian doctor aids a band of anti-Communist guerillas in China, and works against the development of germ warfare by Communist doctors. The huge hypodermic needle being wielded in the image at lower right of the poster hints at the tenor of the movie: "Swooping down from the North they created a brutal reign of terror! There were 5,000,000 innocent victims in the shame story of our time!"

      [Bookseller: oldimprints.com]
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        THE HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION: TRIPLANETARY, FIRST LENSMAN, GALACTIC PATROL, GRAY LENSMAN, SECOND STAGE LENSMEN, and CHILDREN OF THE LENS

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

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        TUNNEL IN THE SKY

      NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, [1955]. First edition. A fine copy in fine first state dust jacket (printed price of $2.50 on front flap) with a very slight rubbing to corner tips and spine ends. A sharp copy. (17071). Octavo, illustrations by P.A. Hutchison (jacket and title page), cloth. "A provocative book, especially in its portrait of adults who fail to discern the maturity of young people." Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 5-65.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        THE OCTOBER COUNTRY

      New York: Ballantine Books, [1955].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Probable later state of the hardcover trade binding with publisher's monogram correctly stamped on spine panel (Currey binding B2). Brief signed inscription by Bradbury to "David" on front free endpaper. Four stories appear here for the first time in book form, "The Dwarf," "The Watchful Poker Chip of H. Matisse," "Touched With Fire," and "The Wonderful Death of Dudley Stone." The remainder are reprinted, most with revisions, from DARK CARNIVAL (1947). Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 259. Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: 100 Best Books 55. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1571-73. See Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-46. See Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-34 and 4-52. A fine copy in good dust jacket with shelf wear at edges, faded spine panel lettering, general dust soiling, and damp stains along flap folds. Still presents pretty well. (#136470)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Set of James Bond First Edition Paperbacks Including the unpriced edition of 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service'

      London: Pan, 1955-68 A first edition, first printing published by Oxford in 2001. A fine book SIGNED by the Author [Jim Watson] on the title page. In a near fine unclipped wrapper which has a small closed tear to the foot of the spine. Rare.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        THE END OF ETERNITY

      Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1955. First edition. Fine, front right corners slightly bumped in a fine dust jacket, upper right corner lightly rubbed, spine ends lightly rubbed with minute loss. A very attractive copy. (12444). Octavo, illustrated by Mel Hunter, cloth. Eternals police human history against disasters, making history safe for mankind. "Time guardians rove through the centuries, keeping all eras in harmony. The hero rebels, preferring the uncertainties of infinity to the carefully controlled boredom of Eternity." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 120. "... a complex, thoughtful story of time travel, time paradoxes and time police, considered by some critics to be his best work." - John Clute / Malcolm J. Edwards, SFE (online). "Perhaps Asimov's best early novel" Barron (ed.): Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-18.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        CITIZEN IN SPACE

      New York: Ballantine Books, [1955].. Small octavo,cloth. First edition. The author's second book, a collection of twelve stories. Includes "The Battle," in which robots fight Satan's minions in Armageddon. "A dozen wry tales in the young Sheckley's best vein (this was his second book). Particularly notable is "A Ticket to Ttanai," about a grotesque world where husbands keep their wives in suspended animation most of the time -- and both sexes enjoy the benefits that the custom brings. It was this story among others which prompted Kingsley Amis to describe the author as 'science fiction's premier gadfly' (in NEW MAPS OF HELL)." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 67. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-334. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1463. Pulpy text paper age-darkened, else a fine copy in very good dust jacket with light wear at spine ends and corner tips. An uncommon Ballantine hardcover. (#153676)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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        OFFICINA. Rivista bimestrale di poesia. Redattori: Francesco Leonetti, Pier Paolo Pasolini e Roberto Roversi.

      Bologna / Milano, Calderini / Bompiani, 1955-1959. In-8 p. (mm. 215x137), 13 fascicoli, brossura orig., ca. pp. 40/50 cad. Offriamo "tutto il pubblicato" di questa rivista bimestrale di poesia, edita in due serie: la “Prima” composta da 12 numeri in 11 fascicoli, dal n. 1 (maggio 1955) al n. 12 (aprile 1958) - la “Seconda” di soli 2 fascicoli: n. 1 (marzo-aprile 1959) stampato da Bompiani e n. 2 (maggio-giugno 1959). Testi e poesie di: C.E. Gadda, C. Sbarbaro, C. Rebora, S. Penna, G. Ungaretti, A. Bertolucci, I. Calvino, M.Luzi, G. Caproni, A. Romanò, G. Scalia, e altri. A corredo di uno scritto di Pasolini "La libertà stilistica" (n. 9/10, giugno 1957), venne stampata una piccola antologia neo-sperimentale, con testi di Arbasino, Sanguineti, Rondi, ed altri. Cfr. Diz. Autori Italiani Contemporaneio,II, p. 926. Esempl. molto ben conservato. Raro trovare la raccolta completa.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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        THE MAGICIAN'S NEPHEW

      Bodley Head, London 1955 - 183pp. Edges of block, paste downs and end papers have a little foxing, but very clean and crisp pages inside, with a good, tight binding. Owner's book plate pasted to end paper. The price-clipped dust wrapper has some chipping and closed tears to edges, foxing and yellowing, and a few grubby marks. Front board has minor bowing, green cloth is clean with some sunning to the edges. Gilt titles are crisp and bright. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oxfam Winchester - F4034]
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        CHEFS-D'OEUVRES EN 3 TOMES (1+2+3) : TOME 1 (LE CID, LE MENTEUR, RODOGUNE) + TOME 2 (L'ILLUSION COMIQUE, HORACE, NICOMEDE) + TOME 3 (CINNA, POLYEUCTE, LA MORT DE POMPEE).

      PARIS 1955 - ROD0117416: 3 TOMES : 1+2+3 : 303+281+271 pages. Titre et auteur en dorés sur pièce de titre marron. Emboitages et chemises rigides toilés. Couverture d'origine conservée à trois rabats. Nombreuses illustrations en noir et blanc dont certaines sous serpente. + UN DESSIN ORIGINAL DE ROBERT CAMI (possibilité de vendre le dessin original seul pour 199 eurs. 6 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES. BURINS DE RAOUL SERRES, ROBERT CAMI ET PAUL LEMAGNY. In-4 En feuillets. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Mors fendus. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 792-Théâtre [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le-Livre]
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        Les Européens

      Verve, Paris 1955 - Cartonnage de l¿éditeur, couverture en couleurs de Joan Miro imprimée en lithographie par Mourlot Textes et légendes de Henri Cartier Bresson, 114 photographies réalisées en Europe de 1950 à 1955 reproduites en Sinibaldi-Couturier 107. Parr & Badger ; 209 ; Auer 356. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chloé et Denis Ozanne]
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        21 large compositions for 'Hélène chez Archimède']

      [Ambroise Vollard], [Paris] 1955 - 21 large woodcuts after Picasso by Georges Aubert. Suite with several on pale blue paper. Loose in portfolio. These cuts had been commissioned by Ambroise Vollard and were done at about the time Picasso illustrated the 'Chef d'Oeuvre Inconnu', and were issued as an additional suite for 'Hélène chez Archimède' by André Suarès. One plate is reproduced in Uma Johnson's 'Ambroise Vollard.' Apparently only 50 copies of this separately-issued suite were published. Portfolio worn, plates in fine condition, with full sheets

      [Bookseller: Riverrun Books & Manuscripts]
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        The Acceptance World

      William Heinemann, Ltd, London, 1955 First edition, first impression.Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt on a black ground. With the dust jacket.Boards somewhat mottled, contents a touch browned, very good in the marked and nicked dust jacket with a slim strip of loss from the head of the spine panel. The third volume in the sequence of A Dance to the Music of Time.[33]

      [Bookseller: Blakeney Griffin Booksellers Ltd]
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        The Recognitions: A Novel [Inscribed]

      Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York 1955 - Attractive copy of the National Book Award-winning author's first novel, following the life of a Calvinist minister's son who becomes a painter, forging works by Flemish and Dutch masters. First Printing. Octavo (22cm); black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and decorative elements embossed on front cover; dustjacket; [4],956pp. Inscribed on the title page: "For David, With Best wishes / William Gaddis / December 1982." Some trivial dustiness to rear cover, moderate pull to half-title page at gutter (a possible binding flaw), else Near Fine and clean throughout. In the second issue dustjacket, price-clipped, but showing publisher's address as "757 Third Avenue" at lower rear flap; mild wear to spine ends and upper edge of rear panel, else a bright, Near Fine example, without the usual heavy wear. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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