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        THE BODY SNATCHERS

      London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1955. First British and First hardcover edition. A fine copy, top edge dust soiled, some light foxing to rear paste-down and end paper, some light offsetting to front free end paper, darkening to edges of text block, in a fine dust jacket touch of rubbing to corners, light rubbing to spine ends and a few tiny rub spots to black background. A superior dust jacket for this title. (8194). Octavo, boards. "A chilling classic..." - Barron (ed.) Horror Literature 4-116. Now filmed four times, a classic of the genre. The first film version directed by Don Siegel starring Kevin McCarthy was released at the height of the Red scare of the 1950s. The latest version appeared in 2007 titled "Invasion." Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-72.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Tangled Vines

      Shelbyville, Indiana: The Blue River Press. (1955). First. First edition. 12mo. A souple of smudges on front board, else near fine without dustwrapper, probably as issued. Inscribed by Beatrice Brower to Joe DiMaggio: "Who loved and respected Marilyn Monroe, a person we loved and always wished the best. We are sorry that she is gone. 9-23-62. Bob & Beatrice Brower." With a letter of provenance signed by DiMaggio's two granddaughters. .

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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 Schri

      Berlin, Aufbau-Verlag. 1955 - 8°. 20,5 cm. 9193 Seiten. Original-Halbpergamentbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. Kopfgoldschnitt. Erste Ausgabe. WG 141. Einbandecken minimal bestoßen, minimalst fleckig. Sehr gute Exemplare. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Mad Magazine #25, September 1955

      New York: E C Publications, 1955. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. As New. Magazine. Standard Size and Format. First Printing. 25 cent cover price. Yellow/black/white illustrated cover with black/white interior illustration. 56 pages and covers. VERY FINE/AS NEW. Binding tight, without stress creases and square. All corners pointed but with very small bump to bottom right corner. No tears, creases or chips. Not marked in any way and very clean, glossy and bright. All items carefully packaged and sent boxed. Photos available upon request.

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        Central Asiatic Journal. Volumes 1 to 10.: International Periodical for the Languages, Literature, History and Archaeology of Central Asia. A complete run from Volume I, Number 1, 1955, to Volume X, No.2, 1965.

      1955-1965, London 1955 - The first volume, which is dedicated to the eminent Mongolist Antoine Mostaert, is devoted exclusively to subjects Mongolian, with much on linguistics. Part 1 has a biographical sketch of Mostaert and a bibliography of his work by Robert A. Rupen, as well as the following articles: 'On the Altaic Initial p-', by Pentti Alto; 'Qan-Qayan and the Beginnings of Mongol Kinship', by Lawrence Krader; 'The Turkic Loan Words in Middle Mongolian', by N. Poppe; 'Sogdiana and the Hsiung-nu', by K. Enoki; Mongolische Miszellen, I', by Pavel Poucha. Part 2: 'Zur Orthographie und Transkription des Burjatischen', by Udo Posch; 'Pseudo-Huns', by O. Maenchen-Helfen; 'The South Siberian Turkic Languages, I', by Karl H. Menges; 'Notes on the Renaissance of the 10th and 11th centuries in Eastern Iran', by Richard N. Frye; 'Das ozbekische Epos Chan-name', by Zeki Velidi Togan. Part 3 contains David M. Farquhar's description of the Mongolian manuscripts and xylographs in Washington D.C. Part 4: 'Beitrage zur Syntax der Sprache der Geheimen Geschichte der Mongolen', by Gerhard Doerfer; 'Die mongolische Steinschrift von Olon sume', by W. Heissig; 'Mongolische Miszellen, II-IV', by Pavel Poucha; 'Uber einige Benennungen des russ. Wortes rublj "Rubel"', by M. Rasanen. First edition Thirty-eight issues, original wrappers.

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        The Recognitions: A Novel [Inscribed]

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1955. First Edition. 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.

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        LA TREILLE MUSCATE - Illustrations de Marianne Clouzot.

      Marcel Lubineau, éditeur, Paris, 1955 (imprimé par Dominique Viglino) - 1 volume in-8 (21,5 x 14 cm), en feuilles, de 65-(1) pages. 1 feuillet de prospectus pour d'autres éditions de Marcel Lubineau (imprimé recto verso, même papier). Couverture illustrée d'une gravure en bistre autour du titre central. 57 pointes sèches dont une pour la couverture, un frontispice, une vignette de titre, 4 à pleine page, 3 culs-de-lampe et de 47 compositions dans les marges. Emboîtage de l'éditeur. Etat proche du neuf. TIRAGE A 600 EXEMPLAIRES. CELUI-CI, 1 DES 40 EXEMPLAIRES DE TÊTE SUR VÉLIN DE RIVES, AUXQUELS ON A JOINT : - 1 DESSIN ORIGINAL (en fait 2 pages avec marges dessinées à l'encre, feuillet recto verso). - 1 SUITE EN NOIR AVEC REMARQUES (57 pointes sèches). - 1 SUITE EN BISTRE AVEC REMARQUES (57 pointes sèches). - 1 TIRAGE SUR SOIE DU FRONTISPICE. Ensemble complet et en parfait état. Le 6 novembre 1925, écrivain et journaliste célèbre, Colette achète à Saint-Tropez, à la Baie des Canebiers, une petite maison pour laquelle elle a le coup de foudre. Elle la nomme La Treille Muscate. Dans le jardin qui descend jusqu’à la mer, du raisin muscat prolifère en effet au milieu d’un hectare d’arbres fruitiers, de fleurs et de légumes. "Je l’ai trouvée au bord d’une route que craignent les automobiles, et derrière la plus banale grille une maison petite, basse d’étage. sa terrasse est couverte de glycine. la mer limite, continue, prolonge, ennoblit, enchante cette parcelle d’un lumineux rivage ( ). Ici je suis libre maintenant de vivre, si je veux, de mourir, si je peux." Elle viendra ici tous les étés et c'est dans cette maison qu'elle écrira son livre "La naissance du jour" dont voici un extrait : "Est-ce ma dernière maison? Je la mesure, je l'écoute, pendant que s'écoule la brève nuit intérieure qui succède immédiatement, ici, à l'heure de midi. Les cigales et le clayonnage neuf qui abrite la terrasse crépitent, je ne sais quel insecte écrase de petites braises entre ses élytres, l'oiseau rougeâtre dans le pin crie toutes les dix secondes, et le vent du ponant qui cerne, attentif, mes murs, laisse en repos la mer plate, dense, dure, d'un bleu rigide qui s'attendrira vers la chute du jour." Elle délègue l'entretien du jardin à Etienne, "le professionnel du sécateur". Elle veut des fleurs qui attirent les oiseaux et les papillons. Elle veut des légumes, car "un jardin doit nourrir". Sa table offre à Kessel, Carco, Dunoyer de Ségonzac et bien d’autres, melons verts, anchoïade, riz aux favouilles, rascasse farcie et beignets d’aubergine, bouillabaisse, aïoli. Dunoyer de Ségonzac dessinera du reste la Treille Muscate et c'est lui qui illustrera le très beau livre écrit par Colette en 1932 et qui porte le nom de la maison "la treille Muscate". Mais la ville perd peu à peu de son charme et surtout de sa tranquillité. "En 1931, il y avait dix yachts dans le port, une horreur !" dit-elle. La réputation de Saint-Tropez s'étend. Celle de Colette aussi. Il n'est pas rare de voir des curieux devant sa maison. En juillet 1938, elle n'en peut plus, elle écrit à une amie "J'ai une envie terrible de Bretagne et de marées. Si nous en trouvons l'occasion nous dirons adieu à La Treille Muscate, et nous rechercherons un coin de mer vivante." En juin 1939, elle vend la villa à l'acteur Charles Vanel. Mais elle continuera à fréquenter la Provence "Même si le climat ne vaut rien aux vieilles arthrites." Aujourd'hui La Treille Muscate est propriété privée. Elle est parfois ouverte à la visite lors des Journées Européennes du Patrimoine. (notice internet extraite du site Le Var, La vraie nature du Sud). Ce texte a été publié pour la première fois en 1932 avec des illustrations de Dunoyer de Segonzac (tirage unique à 165 exemplaires seulement, extrêmement coté et recherché - 12.500 euros broché et 25.000 euros relié en maroquin en 2017 à la Galerie Paul Blaizot). Cette édition donnée par Marcel Lubineau est tout à l'honneur de la simplicité bucolique que décrit Colette au fil de ses pages de souvenirs autour de sa villa et du petit port [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Inscriptions of Sinai. Part I, Introduction and Plates (1952); Part II, Translations and Commentary (1955). 2-vol. set (Complete)

      Egypt Exploration Society / Geoffrey Cumberlege, London 1955 - Folio (Part I: 17 3/4 x 14 1/4" and Part II: 12 3/4 X 10 1/4"). Part I: [4], 22, [2]pp (Text), xcvi (96) (i.e. 104) leaves (Plates); Part II: xi, [1], 242pp. Contemporary full burgundy cloth, with gold lettering to spines and front covers. The first part of this work was originally published in 1917, and, together with its second part published 38 years later, this two-volume set is the complete Corpus of Egyptian records from Sinai, copied during the 1904-05 archaeological expedition. It contains the introduction to the work, as well as a series of tables which make it possible to see at a glance whict texts are new, and in what books the remainder have been published. They also indicate the exact provenance; the nature of the monuments in question; and, finally, their chronological order and distribution. Last but not least, this volume contains the entire set of 96 numbered plates (i.e 104, as there is a plate XXIa, XXVa, XXXIIIa, XXXVa, XLIIa, XLIVa, LIIIa, LXVa). Lower front corner slightly bumped (not affecting pages). Minor shelf wear. Ex-library copies with sticker at tails of spine, bookplate on inside of each front cover and pocket on inside of each back cover. Bindings in overall good+ to very good, interior in very good condition. Second edition (Part I) First edition (Part II). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Handful of Darkness

      London: Rich and Cowan, 1955. 8vo. (Modest paper slightly turned a tad, else nearly fine.) Original cloth; original pictorial dust jacket (price-clipped, some light wear and soiling). FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, FIRST ISSUE BINDING AND JACKET: the binding in blue cloth over boards with the silver-stamped spine; jacket without mention of "World of Chance." A desireable copy of this collection of PKD stories. Very good / Very good.

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        Alcoholics Anonymous / The Story Of How Many Thousands Of Men And Women Have Recovered From Alcoholism (Inscribed By Bill Wilson)

      New York City: Alcoholics Anonymous Publishing, 1955. Second Edition, First Printing. Navy Blue Cloth. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Inscribed By Bill Wilson. 1st Printing Xxx, 576 Pp. Blue Cloth, Gilt. First Printing Of Second Edition, The First Major Revision Of The First Edition. First Issue With "Realy" On P. Xx And "6000" On P. 16. (The Second State Would Have "Really" And 6000; The Third State Would Have "Really" And 7000.) Boldly Inscribed By Bill Wilson To A Very Active Pasadena Area Member "For Mildred- / With All My/ Affection And Gratitude./ Ever/ Bill", On Half-Title. A Clean, Attractive Copy With Faded Spine Cloth, Gilt Lettering Entirely Present And Readable But Not Brilliant, And Unworn Blindstamped Title On Front Cover. Some Edge Wear, No Fraying Of Cloth; No Marks Or Signatures Aside From The Inscription By Bill Wilson. The Second Edition Was A Major Revision Of The Original 1939 "Big Book", And Signed Copies Of The First Printing Of The Second Edition Are Much Scarcer Than Signed Copies Of The 1939 First Edition. New Front Free Endpaper, Replaced Professionally [It Had Been Torn Out To Remove Another Personal Inscription], Without Other Changes To Book.

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        Urkunden- und Quellenbuch zur Geschichte der altluxemburgischen Territorien bis zur burgundischen Zeit.

      Luxemburg, St. Paulus 1935-1955. - 10 Bände (in 11). 24 x 16 cm. Modernes Halbleder mit Rückentitel in Goldprägung. Die Bände VIII und IX mit dem Zusatztitel: Urkunden- und Quellenbuch zur Geschichte der Grundherrschaft Echternach bis zum Jahr 1517. Bd. 10 z.T.: Urkunden- und Quellenbuch zur Geschichte der altluxemburgischen Territorien bis zu Anfang des 16. Jahrhunderts. Die Bände enthalten im Einzelnen: Bd. 1 : Bis zum Friedensvertrag von Dinant 1199 Bd. 2 : Bis zum Tode der Gräfin Ermesindis, 1247, Monat Februar Bd. 3 : Die erste Regierungszeit des Grafen Heinrich des Blonden von 1247, Februar-1266, Juni 30, umfassend Bd. 4 : Die letzte Regierungszeit des Grafen Heinrich des Blonden bis zu seinem Tode am 24. Dezember 1281 umfassend Bd. 5/6/7 : Die Zeit der Grafen Heinrich VI. und VII. umfassend Bd. 8/9 : Die Quellen der Grundherrschaft Echternach enthaltend Bd. 10, 1-2 : Die Quellen zur Geschichte der Abtei Echternach, des Hospitals und des Frauenklosters Sankt Klara enthaltend Mehr als 50 Jahre später ist 2009 noch der Bd. 11,1-2 erschienen (CLUDEM), der hier nicht vorliegt. Henri-Camille Wampach (1884 -1958) besuchte das Athenäum in Luxemburg und studierte anschließend Theologie am Priesterseminar in Luxemburg. Nach der Priesterweihe 1908 und kurzer Tätigkeit als Koadjutor schloss sich ein Studium der Geschichte und der Diplomatik an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin an, das er 1915 mit einer Promotion zur Geschichte der Grundherrschaft Echternach abschloß. Zum Wintersemester 1931/1932 erfolgte die Berufung an die Universität in Bonn als Dozent für luxemburgische und westeuropäische Geschichte, wo er 1935 zum Honorarprofessor ernannt wurde. Weil er aus nationalsozialistischer Sicht als politisch unzuverlässig galt, wurde ihm 1941 die Stellung entzogen und der Professorentitel aberkannt. In der Folge lebte er in Echternach als Hilfsgeistlicher. 1946 wurde er erneut zum Honorarprofessor in Bonn ernannt, nahm die Lehrverpflichtung aber kaum war, sondern widmete sich seinem Hauptwerk, den hier vorliegenden „Urkunden- und Quellenbücher zur Geschichte der altluxemburgischen Territorien". Sehr dekorativ gebundenes Exemplar in annähernd tadellosem Zustand!

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        Entretiens avec le professeur Y

      1955 - A Paris Gallimard 1955 1 vol. in-12 demi-maroquin rouge à bandes serties d'un filet doré dos lisse tête dorée couverture et dos conservés étui reliure de Jean de GONET exemplaire numéroté sur alfama Marais de 106 à 7105 celui-ci est le n° 204 153 pp. EXEMPLAIRE DE TOUTE BEAUTE DANS UNE SUPERBE RELIURE DE JEAN DE GONET

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        Cynégétique

      Paris, Société des Cent Une 1955 - Edition of 140 copies including 31 original engravings by Pierre-Yves Trémois. Superb copy in perfect condition on Grand Vélin d'Arches. Introduction by Marguerite Yourcenar. Text in Greek and translation in French by Oppian. Original hardcover and slipcase on cardboard, parchment and cork. Golden letters on spine of cover. The book may be located and shipped from Italy, France or UK. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mad Magazine #25, September 1955

      E C Publications, New York 1955 - Magazine. Standard Size and Format. First Printing. 25 cent cover price. Yellow/black/white illustrated cover with black/white interior illustration. 56 pages and covers. VERY FINE/AS NEW. Binding tight, without stress creases and square. All corners pointed but with very small bump to bottom right corner. No tears, creases or chips. Not marked in any way and very clean, glossy and bright. All items carefully packaged and sent boxed. Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        VENUS BOY.

      New York: Lothrup, Lee & Shepherd, (1955) dj : , 1955. Hardcover first edition - Juvenile science fiction - the story of first human child born on Venus at the New Plymouth Rock colony - for many years, Johnny had only his pet Venusian bear, Baba, for company. Baba protected him from the dangerous animals on the planet and he protected the bear from hunters who wanted his jeweled claws and teeth. Illustrated by Richard Floethe. Lee Sutton's only novel, and quite scarce, especially in this condition. 182 pp. Very good in light blue cloth with a small illustration on the front cover in a very good dust jacket with wraparound art (original price of $2.50 still present) .

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        Autograph letter signed, with inscribed photo

      Autograph letter signed ("Henry Miller") to Mr. Musgrave, Big Sur, 31 July 1955. One page, 4to, in two color inks, inks somewhat toned, tipped to mount. Framed with a black-and-white photograph of Miller, inscribed. Miller sends Musgrave two watercolors -- "Village by the Sea," "Greek Boy -- and the silkscreen "Hindu Wedding." The photo shows Miller standing with a paintbrush in his hand, a watercolor and supplies on the table before him. He inscribes the reverse: "In living room at Partington Ridge 1954. Return to Henry Miller Big Sur California." The recipient is presumably Victor Musgrave, British poet, art dealer, and curator -- a pioneer as a champion of Art Brut who often bragged that he was the only dealer to not wear a tie.

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        [21 large compositions for 'Hélène chez Archimède']

      [Paris]: [Ambroise Vollard], 1955. Portfolio worn, plates in fine condition, with full sheets. 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.

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        Satchmo My Life in New Orleans

      

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        Man on Spikes

      New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc, 1955. First edition. [x], 276 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Gray boards, near fine, in very good, lightly edgeworn, dust jacket. First edition. [x], 276 pp. 1 vols. 8vo.

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        Head of Blake.

      - c. 1955. Cast bronze sculpture approx 7 x 7 x 5 inches. Portrait sculpture of William Blake. "Based on the life mask taken in 1823 by James S. Deville a phrenologist, when Blake was in his sixty-sixth year, Baskin's bronze portrait of 1955 is extremely faithful to the original, emphasizing, as the mask does, those peculiar bulging forms of the forehead, the unusually deep convexity of the eyelids, and the deep slash of the downward-curving mouth that probably led Blake to joke about his 'active physiognomy.' It is said to have been Blake's jest that the shape of his forehead made him a republican - which in his time meant a revolutionary," Irma B. Jaffe (The Sculpture of Leonard Baskin, 1980).

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        Original Pastel - Tibetan Hunter

      Tibet, 1955. Tibet, circa 1955-60. An original pastel portrait of a Tibetan native by world renowned artist Goray Douglas, with signature. Beautifully framed behind glass. Image measures approximately 32.5 x 25cm. Gold colour frame measures approximately 40 x 50 cm. Very Good Condition, an exceptionally well rendered pastel painting on grey paper laid to a wide margin mount. This is not a reprint. This is a RARE ORIGINAL PAINTING by Douglas Goray. From the artist's "Faces of the Hills" collection, an immense work in which he portrayed 350 individual Tibetan and Burmese subjects with exquisite likeness, the man in this painting appears to be a Tibetan hunter. Douglas is a noted Darjeeling artist, a master of portraiture, revered for his documentation of native peoples.. Very Good.

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        The Brass Command

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1955. First. First edition. Fine in a lightly rubbed, else fine dustwrapper. The two-part cloth binding has resulted in a vertical rub along the joint where the two different cloths are joined, else this is a splendid copy of one of the author's scarcest books. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        [21 large compositions for 'Hélène chez Archimède']

      [Paris]: [Ambroise Vollard], [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.

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        Divagations Erotiques (Lettered Copy)

      Paris: Editions des Abbayes, 1955. Original wraps. Very Good +. Axe. The 1955 1st edition of this wonderful compilation of French erotica. The text by J.N. Sixte is in verse, followed by the 12 colored erotic plates (watercolors) by Axe. This is among the limitation of 20 copies, with the additonal suite of 12 matching black-and-white plates thru the text. Specifically, this is letter Q (the 1-of-20 limitation was letterd A thru T). Clean and VG+ in its white orinted wrappers, with very light soiling --and just a bit of creasing-- to the panels and along the spine. Quarto, the loose signatures (as issued) are uniformly clean and unmarked.

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        VERVE - vol. VIII - N°31 & 32

      1955. 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

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        Bibliografia di Bernard Berenson

      Electa Editrice, Milano 1955 - First edition, No. 220 of 1000 copies. With a Note by William Mostyn-Owen. Illustrated with several tipped-in facsimiles. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed. Inscribed and signed on the flyleaf by Berenson in the year of publication. Extremely desirable copy of Berenson's bibliography of Renaissance Italian painting, covering books from 1894 through 1955."Among Berenson's greatest contributions to the field of art were his Italian Renaissance scholarship and his impact on American public and private collections (he once boasted that most Italian paintings had come to America with 'my visa on their passport')" - ANB. Original pink boards, printed paper labels on upper cover and spine. Boards slightly soiled, otherwise very good With a Note by William Mostyn-Owen. Illustrated with several tipped-in facsimiles. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Lexikon der deutschen Weltmarktführer : [die Königsklasse deutscher Unternehmen in Wort und Bild]. Hrsg. Florian Langenscheidt Bernd Venohr. Autoren Ulrike Bauer ..., Deutsche Standards

      697 S. : zahlr. Ill., graph. Darst, Kt. 25 cm gebundene Ausgabe [Zustand]: Leichte Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren [Beschreibung]: Wie neu! Der Begriff Weltmarktführer lässt spontan an große, globale Holdings denken. Tatsächlich aber sind die auf dem Weltmarkt führenden deutschen Unternehmen überwiegend im Mittelstand zu finden. Zu ihnen gehören hoch spezialisierte Problemlöser, deren Namen medial kaum präsent sind. Diese oft durch Ingenieure und Naturwissenschaftler geführten Unternehmen zeichnen sich durch Erfindungsreichtum, Kreativität, Flexibilität und Prozess- Exzellenz aus. Die Firmen verfolgen einen ganz eigenen Managementansatz, fernab von kurzfristigen Managementmoden und kurzatmigen Finanzzielen. Das Lexikon der deutschen Weltmarktführer stellt erstmals rund 1.000 deutsche Weltmarktführer nach enzyklopädischen Prinzipien redaktionell aufbereitet vor. Relevante Daten, Fakten und Kennzahlen in dichten, lexikalisch formulierten Textstrecken werden von umfassenden Factsheets ergänzt. Die oft hochkomplexen Produkte werden in leicht verständlicher Sprache erklärt ihre Erfinder in gesonderten Porträts gewürdigt. Aussagekräftige Grafiken machen wichtige Eckdaten wie Anteil Weltmarkt/Wettbewerb, Exportquote oder Umsatzentwicklung auf einen Blick erfassbar. Chronologische Entwicklung und bedeutsame Meilensteine werden gesondert hervorgehoben, Bildstrecken lockern die Einträge visuell auf. Autor. Dr. Florian Langenscheidt (geb. 1955) studierte Germanistik, Journalismus und Philosophie in München. Er promovierte über Werbung. Nach Kompaktseminaren über Verlagswesen und Medien in Cambridge sowie zweijähriger publizistischer Tätigkeit in New York machte er den MBA an INSEAD in Fontainebleau. Florian Langenscheidt hält mehrere Aufsichtsratsmandate, ist Vorstandsmitglied der Atlantikbrücke, Stiftungsrat im WWF und Vorstandsvorsitzender von CHILDREN. Er ist zudem Gründungsmitglied des BRAND CLUB und Sprecher des Kuratoriums Deutscher Gründerpreis. Darüber hinaus ist er Verfasser mehrerer Bücher, schrieb zahlreiche Zeitungsartikel und Kolumnen zu verschiedenen Themen.Bernd Venohr ist Professur für strategisches Management am Institute of Management der FHW Berlin . Sein besonderes Interesse gilt global tätigen mittelständischen Unternehmen, die auf ihren Märkten weltweit eine führende Position einnehmen. Dr. Florian Langenscheidt (geb. 1955) studierte Germanistik, Journalismus und Philosophie in München. Er promovierte über Werbung. Nach Kompaktseminaren über Verlagswesen und Medien in Cambridge sowie zweijähriger publizistischer Tätigkeit in New York machte er den MBA an INSEAD in Fontainebleau. Florian Langenscheidt hält mehrere Aufsichtsratsmandate, ist Vorstandsmitglied der Atlantikbrücke, Stiftungsrat im WWF und Vorstandsvorsitzender von CHILDREN. Er ist zudem Gründungsmitglied des BRAND CLUB und Sprecher des Kuratoriums Deutscher Gründerpreis. Darüber hinaus ist er Verfasser mehrerer Bücher, schrieb zahlreiche Zeitungsartikel und Kolumnen zu verschiedenen Themen und hat u. a. das Deutsche Markenlexikon sowie das Lexikon der deutschen Familienunternehmen herausgegeben. Prof. Dr. Bernd Venohr (geb. 1959) gilt als einer der profiliertesten Analysten und Kenner der Erfolgsunternehmen der deutschen Wirtschaft. Die von ihm initiierte Datenbank Deutsche Weltmarktführer bildet die Grundlage für das Lexikon .Als Unternehmensberater verfügt er über eine langjährige praktische Erfahrung, u.a. durch seine Tätigkeit bei der Strategieberatung Bain & Company, wo er zuletzt als Senior Partner und Mitglied des weltweiten Board of Directors tätig war. Heute berät er Gesellschafter, Geschäftsführer/Vorstände und Investoren bei der Entwicklung und Umsetzung von Strategie- und Organisationskonzepten. Neben seiner Beratungstätigkeit lehrt Bernd Venohr Strategisches Management an der Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht in Berlin und publiziert und referiert regelmäßig zum Thema nachhaltiger Unternehmenserfolg[Info]: SIE SUCHEN EIN BUCH, CD ODER DVD IN DEUTSCH ODER ENGLISCH? FRAGEN SIE UNS - WIR BEMÜHEN UNS ES FÜR SIE ZU BESCHAFFEN! Abmahnung: Sollte der Inhalt oder die Aufmachung dieser Seite bzw. Anzeige fremde Rechte Dritter oder gesetzliche Bestimmungen verletzen, so bitte ich um eine entsprechende Nachricht ohne Kostennote. Ich garantiere, dass die zu Recht beanstandeten Passagen unverzüglich entfernt werden, ohne dass von Ihrer Seite die Einschaltung eines Rechtsbeistandes erforderlich ist. Dennoch von Ihnen ohne vorherige Kontaktaufnahme ausgelöste Kosten werde ich vollumfänglich zurückweisen und gegebenenfalls Gegenklage wegen Verletzung vorgenannter Bestimmungen einreichen.[INT]: LF: B12029 LFA: 9762 VK: 0

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        Decamerone (il)

      Edizioni d'arte A la Chance du Bibliophile, 1955. in 4 (36x26) due vol. rilegato in pelle con legatura in tela, dorso a 5 nervi con decorazioni e titoli in oro, 101 tav a colori. Tiratura limitata, 3000 esemplari. Carta pesante. Vol.I pp.604 Vol.II pp.541

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        The Paris Review

      Paris, France: The Paris Review, 1955. First Printing. Journal. Softcover. Near Fine. Albert Eisenlau, Oscar Kokoschka et.al. . The first appearance of “The Mexican Girl” episode/story by Jack Kerouac (1922-1969), in an early number of the legendary literary journal edited by George Plimpton, Peter Matthiessen& Donald Hall. Two years later it would become part of the narrative of On the Road, the great work that would catapult Kerouac & the Beat Generation to fame. The story is the first item in the issue, preceded by a beautiful illustration, rather daring for its time, by Albert Eisenlau. In the Notes on Contributors at the end of the issue, Kerouac is described as “...french-canadian by birth and a resident of Mexico. Harcourt Brace published his first novel, The Town and the City, in 1950 and an article on jazz appeared in New World Writing 7. ‘The Mexican Girl' is part of a novel on which he is presently at work.” In Jack Kerouac: A Bibliography, by Ann Charters (New York, NY: The Phoenix Bookshop, 1975), this is item C 13, pg. 81. This issue of The Paris Review also contains an interview with Nelson Algren and other literary & artistic contributions. A very early & important pre-fame Kerouac relic, a portent of the imminent phenomenon. In near-fine condition, completely intact with relatively minor wear, yellowing & spotting to covers & spine, a very small circular stain near bottom edge of front cover, closed tearing & minor deterioration at top & bottom of spine, soiling to edges with another small stain at right bottom-side corner, interior fine with no markings & almost no wear.

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        Matching the Hatch: a practical guide to imitation of insects found on Eastern and Western trout waters

      Macmillan, New York 1955 - Schwiebert, Ernest G. First edition, second printing. Illustrations by the author. 219 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. In-Law's Copy. Signed on front free endpaper "Mr. & Mrs. Turner Mills 1957." and below "This book was a gift to my parents Kathryn & Turner Mills prior to the time that Ernie & I were married! Sara M. Schwiebert." and below the bookplate of Ernie Schwiebert. Original green cloth, gray cloth spine. Fine in slightly worn dust jacket Illustrations by the author. 219 pp. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Talented Mr. Ripley

      Coward-McCann 1955 - First edition, first printing. Very Good in Very Good unclipped ($3.00) dust jacket. Bumping to bottom corners; previous owner name and staining to front end sheet. Light dampstaining to book and jacket but not that badly: small faint dampstain to top margins of some pages, wrinkling to spine and front panel with concomitant faint stain to front board. Spine panel faded, jacket edge worn with several tears and associated creases repaired with tape on the verso, rubbing to panels. A nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Flying Saucer review: volumes 1 no 1 - 35 no 1 (1955 - 1990)

      Flying Saucer Service. Very Good. 1955. First Edition. Magazine. A complete run from 1955 to March 1990. Volumes 1 - 3 and 4 - 5 are bound with covers removed. 1 issue has some notes in ink on the front cover otherwise all are unmarked. There are 201 in total. Also included are 5 FSR specials from 1968 - 1973, and 18 FSR case histories from 1970 - 1974. Total weight approximately 18kg so standard postage rates do not apply, please contact us for further information .

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        [Two sketchbooks:] Original Drawings and "A series of remarks and drawing which I make for my own amusement"

      [Skowhegan, Maine. circa 1955]. Two volumes. Octavos. Measuring 5.5" x 8.5". Black cloth over flexible boards. Moderate soiling to the boards and endpapers, very good. Two early sketchbooks of Vincent DaCosta Smith, a leading figure in the Black Arts movement of the 1960's and 1970's. Born in New York City, Smith began adult life alternately as a hobo (at the age of 16), and working on the Lackawanna Railroad. After a one-year stint in the Army he landed a job at a Brooklyn post office, which he left in 1953 to become a full-time artist.The first volume is Smith's working sketchbook dating from his 1955 residency at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine. It consists of approximately 160 pages of pencil and pen & ink sketches and studies, including several drawings with accompanying notes by Smith, along with additional notes and comments by Smith, and interspersed with a few names and addresses of fellow students and teachers. One drawing of the Kennebec River Dam is Signed on the facing page: "Vincent Da Costa Smith / done in Pastell July 14." This volume features sketches of the Skowhegan campus: its buildings and surrounding woods, etc., including studies of flowers and plants; along with sketches of students in dormitory rooms and studios, and of several female models, nude and clothed. Interspersed throughout are notes and comments by Smith: "Dark blue / too nebulous / good composition ... don't be afraid of negative part"; "Great debate on subject matter / literary one or pictorial / social painting / [Georges] Rouault is far more noble ... Kathe Kollwitz / Revolution ..."; "Don't Compromise /the world will respect you for single purpose."The second volume consists of 31 pages of drawings and illustrated manuscript text. Undated and unsigned, this volume likely dates from sometime soon after Smith's residency at Skowhegan. It includes eight pen & ink drawings (some with highlights) and 13 pencil sketches that display Smith's intricately textured geometric style and urban African-American themes. Intended as a loosely unified work, Smith writes on the third page (following two pen and ink vignettes): "To those this may concern / This is a series of remarks and drawing / which I make for my own amusement." The "remarks" are part philosophical, social commentary, and fairy tale, involving: "the hour of the cocktail," President Truman and the President's daughter, and notions of chivalry.Two remarkable early sketchbooks of this important African-American artist, which document both the development and first flowering of his mature style: "from a hard-edged, socially conscious expressionism to riots of dazzling colors and patterns" (The New York Times, January 3, 2004). .

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        Drei alte Männer. Gespräche.

      Wiesbaden Limes Verlag () 1955 - 44 S. 2 Bll. Mit 1 mont. Porträt als Frontispiz. (19,5 x 14 cm). OHPgt. mit Goldpräg. Nr. 58 von 150 Exemplaren, vom Dichter SIGNIERT. - "Dies ist das erste Buch Gottfried Benns, das nach zwölfjähriger Unterbrechung - 1948 - wieder in Deutschland erschien" [als Neuauflage]. Gedruckt auf Zerkall-Bütten-Werkdruckpapier, in der Linotype-Baskerville gesetzt u. gedruckt von Rud. Bechtold & Comp., Wiesbaden; der Einband ist von Karl Hanke, Düsseldorf. - Vors. leicht gebräunt; gutes, sauberes Exemplar [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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