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        Das Haus der Kindheit.

      Hamburg : Claassen, 1956 - 145 S. ; Autographen- Kaschnitz, Marie Luise v. Handschriftliches Gedicht aus Ewige Stadt XXV ". 'Es reden die Steine von Rom, blühend im Neonlicht':. - Widmung für Dr. Johannes Junkersdorf (Chefarzt Sanatorium in Baden-Baden) zur Erinnerung an Guido (Ehemann). Maria Luise Iris (Tochter) Kaschnitz . August 1957 ----------------->Das Impressum, die Informationen zum Widerrufsrecht, die AGB und die Datenschutzerklärung finden Sie unter „Terms of Sale". Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 345 Leineneinband mit Schutzumschlag [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Eloge de Maurice UTRILLO.

      Manuel Bruker Editeur Paris 1956 In-4 ( 335 X 265 mm ) en feuilles sous couverture grise rempliée. Edition originale, illustrée de 7 lithographies originales 5 en couleurs dont 3 sur double-page et 2 en noir de Maurice UTRILLO. Tirage limité et unique à 200 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin blanc, celui-ci ( N°6 ), 1 des 20 premiers enrichi d'une suite des lithographies sur vélin du Marais. Très bel exemplaire, complet du "Sonnet en l'honneur de l'Art Lyrique", fac-similé du texte autographe d'UTRILLO en 3 couleurs. Très rare avec la suite. D'autres photos sur

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        A Christmas Memory

      Random House, 1956 The signed limited edition, fine in a near fine original slipcase and a fine additional custom-made collector's slipcase. Signed by Truman Capote. "Of this addition of a Christmas Memory 600 copies have been printed on special paper and specially bound. Each copy is signed by the author and numbered." This is number 371.. Signed by Author(s). Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.

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        Al-Ist'mar fi' al-Khalij al-Farisi [Colonization of the Persian Gulf].

      Cairo, Anglo-Egyptian Bookshop, 1956. - 8vo. (4), 266, (2) pp. With a folding map, loosely inserted. Original illustrated wrappers. First edition of this scholarly, well-researched Arabic-language study of the conflicting interests of Britain and France in the Arabian Gulf during the 18th and especially 19th centuries, submitted by the author as a dissertation at the Sorbonne. An early and important discussion of the history of western commercial and power politics which is helpful toward an understanding of the current international power play in the region now composed of independent nations. The map shows the Gulf with the entire north coast of Arabia, Oman and the Nejd. - Slight browning (more pronounced in the map); occasional underlinings in pencil; ink ownership, dated 1957, on title page. Rare; a single copy listed in WorldCat (University of Haifa). OCLC 745119760. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Me. Probably Gallspach, 1956.

      1956. Large 4to. (4), 273, (1) ff. Typescript with numerous autogr. deletions, insertions, and revisions in pencil (autogr. insertions also typed and tipped in) and with insertion markings in red pencil. With punched holes, bound between cardboard covers. Original typescript of the autobiography of the English geographer and explorer Augustine ("August") Courtauld, published in 1957 as "Man the Ropes". Born into a wealthy Essex family of textile merchants, Courtauld spent typically unhappy school days at Charterhouse (a 1918 anecdote, describing an excessive beating for the waste of bread, precisely mirrors a contemporaneous scene at Gresham's School described by the slightly younger Stephen Spender in his memoirs), his years at Trinity, Cambridge, and especially his expeditions to ice and sand deserts, his voyages, his war service in the Coastal Forces, and his last years as an Essex politician. - Courtauld was dedicated to exploring the world's uncharted deserts, and as early as 1926 had visited Greenland with the great Scottish explorer James Wordie. In 1927/28, he explored the Southern Sahara with the later Lord Rennell, only barely surviving an attack of dysentery. Most famously, Courtauld spent five winter months as solitary keeper of the weather station his expedition had set up on the Greenland ice cap, 110 miles north of Ammassalik, at minus 64 degrees. The "British Arctic Air Route Expedition" of 1930/31, led by Gino Watkins with the plan of finding a short air route to Western Canada, had received material support from Courtauld, whose family helped finance the undertaking. In 1935, Courtauld returned to Greenland, where he was the first to climb Mt. Hvitserk (Gunnbjørns Fjeld), the highest mountain in the arctic at almost 3,700 meters. Courtauld was considered a brilliant navigator, and his numerous cruises took him everywhere from Mallorca to Trondheim (he once took along Evelyn Waugh to Northern France, but Waugh soon defected due to continuing bad weather). With the coming war, Courtauld explored the Northern coast of Norway for the British naval intelligence; against the resistance of the admiralty, he formed the "Royal Naval Volunteer Supplementary Reserve" and supported the British commando units in Norway. After the war, he attempted a transatlantic voyage to America with his yawl, but was prevented by bad weather. Still, the winter of 1947 was spent in Ian Fleming's Jamaican villa, where his son could recuperate in the Caribbean waters after a severe bout of Polio. In his 49th year, Courtauld himself developed Multiple Sclerosis. At the Zeileis sanitarium in Gallspach near Grieskirchen (Upper Austria), where he spent his last years in treatment, he penned the present memoirs, which he lived to see published. A comparison with the printed text shows that the typescript underwent further editing - probably by the publishers, Hodder and Stoughton. The author's notorious understatement would seem even more pronounced in the ms., confirming the appraisal of his travel companion, Francis Rodd (Lord Rennell): "He was no linguist, but made himself understood." Courtauld died on 3 March 1959 and was buried at sea. Dorothy Middleton recognized the versatile Courtauld as an explorer "who could have been more famous if he had been less modest and (perhaps) less of an individualist" (The Geogr. Journal 146/3 [1980], S. 446). More than two decades after his death, Nicholas Wollaston published the biography, "The Man on the Ice Cap". In the fall of 1959, Courtauld's widow Mollie married Richard Austen ("Rab") Butler of Saffron Walden (1902-82, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Home Secretary and Foreign Secretary; widower of Courtauld's cousin, Sydney Courtauld Butler) and celebrated her 100th birthday in 2007. - Occasional slight browning; edges somewhat wrinkled. Altogether well-preserved, complete typescript of the autobiography, probably the final draft as revised by the author himself.

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        Profiles in Courage

      Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1956 Very good in a very good dust jacket. First Edition stated on the copyright page. Book has slight edge wear, else a nice bright copy. Dust jacket has original price of $3.50 printed on the front flap. Slight rubbing at the corners and spine ends. Very slight chipping at bottom corners. A small piece is missing from the top of the front panel near the spine. Slight soiling. Tape across bottom of spine.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Farbige Original-Zeichnung. Auftragsarbeit von Schumacher für die AFA-Werke (heute VARTA) in Hagen.

      1956, 1956 - Blattgröße: ca 29 x 37,5 cm (HxB) hinter Die Arbeit ist eine Mischtechnik aus Öl, Pastell und Tusche. Die Zeichnung zeigt eine Ansicht aus der Produktion der Fabrik. Auf dem Passepartout ist die Stätte der Zeichnung vermerkt. Hier: "Glasspinnerei". Am unteren Rand der Zeichnung von Schumacher signiert und mit Jahreszahl versehen. Von Schumacher wurden insgesamt wohl 10 Originalzeichnungen als Auftragsarbeit angefertigt. Empfänger war u.a. Dir. Herbert Quandt. Die Arbeit wird in dem in Entstehung befindlichen Werkverzeichnis des Emil-Schumacher-Museums seine Erwähnung finden. Sehr frühe gegenständliche Arbeit des später als Vorreiter der Informellen Kunst bekannt gewordenen Malers. Unikat. Originally drawing by Schumacher for the owner of the fabrics Mr Herbert Quandt - member of the famous german industian family (BMW). Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 Passepartout montiert (dieses ca 36 x 46 cm). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        verzeichnis mit 111 abbildungen von arbeiten, die meist zwischen 1931 und 1956 entstanden sind und die in ähnlicher zusammenstellung 1951 im museu de arte in sao paulo, brasilien, gezeigt wurden.

      Ulm Süddeutsche Verlagsgesellschaft 1956 - kl.8°. 75 S. mit 117 Abb. Original-Broschur. "dieses verzeichnis enthält alle werke die für eine ausstellung ausgewählt wurden, die vom vorsitzenden des ulmer kunstvereins, kurt fried angeregt, im umuseum der stadt ulm anfangs oktober 1956 beginnt [.] andere museen in deutschland schlossen sich diesem vorhaben an, dadurch kam eine wanderaustellung zustande, von der man zur zeit noch nicht wissen kann, wann sie wo sein wird. oktober 1956". Mit eigenhändiger Widmung und Signatur "à colette bill ulm 14-10-56". Der Katalog gewährt trotz seiner minimalistischen Gestaltung einen umfassenden Überblick über die künstlerischen wie auch der architektonischen Arbeiten Max Bills. Widmung [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        La chute

      First edition, review copy.Signed autograph of Albert Camus to Andrew Joseph Brusco. Gallimard Paris 1956 12x19cm broché

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        Photograph signed. (Antibes, 1956).

      1956. 235:180 mm. Some addenda (s. b.). Photograph by Picasso, the image depicting the painter outdoors, in a half length profile pose, seated at table having a coffee alongside Henri-Georges Clouzot, both smoking. Picasso with his arm up explains something to Clouzot who closely listens to him. Signed by Picasso in blue ink to the lower light border of the photograph. With full provenance explanation to the verso by the restaurant owner where the photograph was obtained in Antibes, 1956. - The French film director Henri-Georges Clouzot (1907-77) directed, inter alia, the documentary film "The Mystery of Picasso" (1956), which was declared a national treasure by the government of France.

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        4 typed letters signed. Frankfurt a. M.

      1956. Large 4to. Altogether (1+1+1¼+1½=) 4¾ pp. on 4 ff. With 1 typed envelope. Comprehensive letters to Martin Lutschewitz, on Adorno's severe discussion with representatives of the 1950ies youth movement. Adorno was accused then of being too unfamiliar with the musical youth to have the right to judge about it. "Perhaps the current situation made your letter so especially meaningful to me since my debate with the so-called musical movement and the endlessly unfair behaviour of such people as Twittenhoff, Borries, and Wiora (as opposed to Doflein, with whom I carry on a constant and fruitful correspondence) has forced me into extremely pointed wording. The discussion is about a fairly large piece, 'Critique of the Musician', which will be broadcast in the Stuttgart evening program on May 25 and again on June 1 [...]" (12. V. 1956; translated). - Each on headed paper; published in: s. b. - Full english transcript available on request. Sigrid Abel-Struth: "Zur 'Dissonanzen'-Diskussion". In: Musica. Heft III, 1986. S. 217-221.

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        The Last Battle

      London: The Bodley Head, 1956. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in near fine price-clipped dust jacket with light wear to the extremities. A very bright example. The Last Battle is the seventh and final book in C. S. Lewis's classic fantasy series, which has been drawing readers of all ages into a magical land with unforgettable characters for over sixty years. "The magic of C. S. Lewis's parallel universe never fades" (The Times).

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      Prag: Artia, 1956. Oblong small quarto. (16)pp. First edition. A pop-up rendition of Little Red Riding Hood by Jirí Trnka, in full color, with four foldable figurines of the characters that interact with the pop-up scenes. Illustrated with portraits of Red and the Wolf to the title page, and two vignettes of the picnic Red is bringing to her Grandmother. Only the introduction and epilogue pages bear text. The rest of the story is represented by four pop-up spreads, printed in rich colors. Each spread shows one of the settings of our story-Red's home, the forest, the inside of Grandmother's cottage, and the backyard well. These settings serve as backgrounds for the foldable figurines of Red, Grandmother, the Wolf, and the Hunter, allowing the reader to act out the story for him or herself. Accompanying the book is a pamphlet that shows how to fold the characters, and provides the full text of the story, which could be read aloud to narrate the action "on stage." Bound in illustrated paper over boards with a cloth spine and decorative endpapers. Book shows light edgewear and one creased corner to the flyleaf, else fine. All pieces of the figurines present and in fine condition. Scarcely found complete.

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        L'ENVERS ET L'ENDROIT. Essai. Pointe-sèche originale de Hans Bellmer.

      Jean-Jacques Pauvert Éditeur, Paris 1956. 1 volume in-8 (225 X 142 mm) broché, 107 pp+fnch. sous couverture rempliée ivoire imprimée en vert, rhodoïd de l'éditeur. Seconde édition illustrée d'UNE POINTE-SÈCHE ORIGINALE DE HANS BELLMER, portrait de Camus. La préface de 23 pages a été spécialement écrite par l'auteur pour cette édition. Tirage : 100 exemplaires sur vélin de Rives ivoire numérotés en chiffres romains. Celui-ci, le n° LV, est entièrement non coupé et conservé à l'état de neuf. Seconde édition en partie originale (préface) et première illustrée de la première oeuvre de Camus, publiée pour la première fois en 1937 à très petit nombre et composée de cinq essais: L'Ironie, Entre oui et non, La Mort dans l'âme, Amour de vivre et L'Envers et l'endroit. Dans la préface Camus précise qu'il avait toujours refusé de réimprimer cette première oeuvre en raison de sa forme "maladroite". Il souligne toutefois l'importance de ce livre écrit en Algérie alors qu'il avait vingt-deux ans: "Pour moi, je sais que ma source est dans L'Envers et l'endroit, dans ce monde de pauvreté et de lumière où j'ai longtemps vécu et dont le souvenir me préserve encore des deux dangers contraires, qui menacent tout artiste, le ressentiment et la satisfaction". Sublime portrait gravé par Bellmer. Très rare.

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        Typed Letter, Signed ("Robert Oppenheimer"), To Alfred Eisenstaedt

      Office of the Director, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, 1956. One sheet, signed in ink, on his letterhead as Director, Institute for Advanced Study. 1 vols. 8vo. Fine. One sheet, signed in ink, on his letterhead as Director, Institute for Advanced Study. 1 vols. 8vo. Fine note from physicist Robert Oppenheimer (1904-1967) to Alfred Eisenstaedt, who famously photographed Albert Einstein and Oppenheimer together for Life magazine in December 1947. Eisenstaedt returned to the Institute for Advanced Study to photograph Oppenheimer on several later occasions. He writes, "Thank you for remembering to send me some of the photographs you took. The two you sent to me seem very fine …".

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      1956. Board of Christian Education of the Presbyterian Church in the USA. 1956. In-8.Carré. Relié. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais. 2813 pages. Ouvarge lourd à reliure épaisse comprenant des clous métalliques. Published for the Office of the General Assembly by the B.C.E.P.C. Historical Notes. The Larger Catechism. The Book of Discipline. Historical Section... Introuvable.

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        Journal intime d'une provinciale

      Philéas Fogg Relié sans date TRES RARE, In-12 (14.5x20 cm), relié plein maroquin violine, dos à nerfs, titre doré au dos, édition originale clandestine sans date (1956), tirage limité à 250 exemplaires, couvertures conservées, l'ouvrage contient 8 compositions de Yves TANGUY initialement destinées à illustrer 'Les Couilles enragées' de Benjamin Pevet, ces compositions furent saisies par la police et détruites chez l'éditeur ; dos bruni, coins légèrement frottés, intérieur frais, très bel état pour cet ouvrage rare. Nos envois des ouvrages de moins de 60 Euros se font par colissimo (tarif de La Poste), et en colissimo Recommandes au-dela sauf avis contraire de votre part.

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        KULTURHISTORISK LEKSIKON FOR NORDISK MIDDELALDER fra vikingetid til reformationstid. Dansk red. John Danstrup m.fl. 22 bd.

      1956 1956 - Kbhvn.: Rosenkilde & Bagger 1956-78. Illustr. Særdeles velholdt eksemplar indbundet i smukt privat helskind rigt dekoreret med guld- og blindtryk på rygge, dekoration og stregdekorationer i blindtryk på permer samt indvendig guldbordure. Bind signeret Henning Jensen.

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        The Case of the Terrified Typist [Inscribed Association Copy]

      New York: William Morrow & Co, 1956. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Fine/Near Fine. Octavo. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY ERLE STANLEY GARDNER TO HIS NIECE ON THE FEP: "To Nordie/With so/many thanks/for so many things/Yours/Erle/Erle Stanley Gardner/Dec. 1955." A fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket; colorful red and black dust jacket designed by Bill Hughes.

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        Klagelied des Jeremias.

      - Original-Farblithographie bei Mourlot, Paris, Éditions de la Revue Verve, Teriade, Paris, 1956, 35x26 cm (Mourlot 140) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Maclean's Magazine, July 7, 1956 - The Rothschild's Fabulous Stake in Canada

      Maclean's Magazine, 1956. 64 pages. Features: The Rothschilds' fabulous stake in Canada - very rare 6 - page article by Peter C. Newman, with photos; What you don't need to know about rock 'n roll - "it works on man's emotions like the music of the heathen in Africa"; Just look at the old ice - creem parlor now - George Dawson's drive - in can have twelve thousand people drop in on a Sunday; The Great Cross - Canada hike - five people walked from Halifax to Vancouver - here's the footrace that stirred all Canada back in 1921; The alarming truth about Konrad Adenauer - we call him a friend but this Grand Old Man of Germany is really a threat to pro - Western policy; When Every woman looked like Regina Lee - Blance Howard discusses the Liberal stranglehold on Ottawa; How to handle your kids in the holidays; The miracle that saved our son's mind - Frank Barkey's 'perfect baby' was on the dim edge of consciousness, his body wracked by convulsions, his brain a shattered blank - this is the story of that ordeal. Interesting ad inside back cover shows iron lungs with Caterpillar backup power. Somewhat above - average wear. Please note that page 5/6 is missing. It appears to have contained the London letter by Beverley Baxter. Fantastic colour ad for the 1956 Buick on page 10. Nice colour Coke ad on back cover. Bit of writing atop back cover. Magazine

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        David mit der Harfe.

      - Original-Farblithographie bei Mourlot, Paris, Éditions de la Revue Verve, Teriade, Paris,1956, 35x26 cm (Mourlot 134) (Künstlergraphik / Colour-Lithograph) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Rope (Original script for an unproduced 1956 play)

      Three Arts Productions, Florida 1956 - Draft script for an unproduced play called "Rope," adapted for stage by Walter Lawrence from Arthur Laurents' screenplay for the 1948 film, which in turn was based on the 1929 play by Patrick Hamilton. Copy belonging to an uncredited cast member who played Phillip, with notations in holograph pencil and ink at his inclusions.Hamilton's play opened in England in 1929, and opened on Broadway the same year, retitled "Rope's End." It was then adapted by Hume Cronyn, with Arthur Laurents writing the screenplay, for Hitchcock's classic 1948 thriller starring Dick Hogan, John Dall, Farley Granger, and James Stewart. Several TV movies were produced, notably a 1939 Dallas Bower film, a 1947 British production starring Dirk Bogarde, and a 1957 Australian production. A few Off-Broadway productions occurred throughout the 1950s and 1960s, and this script is presumed to have been used during that time. A story set in New York, a change from the setting of England in the original play, loosely inspired by the Leopold-Loeb case, where two friends kill a third friend just for the thrill. They hide the body in an antique chest, throw a party and use the chest as a table, and boast about a recent murder in town. An old professor at the party eventually wises to their scheme.Salmon wrappers, dated September 24, 1956, with credits for playwrights Hamilton and Lawrence, and screenwriter Laurents. Title page present, identical to front wrapper. 114 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 105. Mimeograph. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Nouveau Traite de Chimie Minerale. Publie sous la direction de Paul Pascal. Tome I-XX en 31 tomes.

      Masson et Cie, Editeurs, Paris, 1956 - 1967. - 600 - 1000 S. je Band, (6000-1000 pp. chaque volume), Tome II en 2 livres (premier + deuxieme fascicule); Tome VII en 2 livres (premier + deuxieme fascicule); Tome VIII en 3 livres (premier, deuxieme + troisieme fascicule); Tome XV en 5 livres (premier, deuxieme, troisieme,quatrieme + cinquieme fascicule); Tome XVII en 2 livres (premier + deuxieme fascicule); Tome XX en 3 livres (premier, deuxieme + troisieme fascicule). Disponible tome XIII fascicule premier (de 2 fasciclules). Missing is only Volume XIII, part one (from two parts). Es fehlt Band XIII / Teil 1 (von 2 Teilen). Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 76000 Groß 8°, Original-Leinen, Bibliotheks-Exemplare (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet) mit Rückenschildern, Stempel auf Titel, Einbände in selbstklebende transparente Schutzfolie eingeschlagen, weinge Rücvken leicht aufgehellt, insgesamt gute und innen saubere Exemplare, 31 livres de 32 livres (exempte de tome XIII fascicule premier),. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Vacances forcées

      (Paris), Vialetey, 1956 Grand in-4 (33,5cm x 25,5cm) de [12pp.]; 222pp. & [2ff.] Tirage à 233 exemplaires dont 12 exemplaires sur Japon nacré à la forme, comportant une page du manuscrit de Roland Dorgeles, une suite en couleur des bois avant champlevage sur Japon, une suite des décompositions des couleurs sur Japon, une suite d'état incomplète sur rives, une suite en état définitif sur rives; 45 exemplaires comprenant l'épreuve en couleur avant champlevage et la décomposition des couleurs d'une planche sur Japon & une suite en état définitif sur rives; 141 exemplaires sur pur chiffon & XXXV exemplaires hors-commerce. Tous ces exemplaires sont signés par l'auteur, le graveur et l'éditeur. 24 aquarelles de Raoul DUFY, gravées sur bois par Jacques BELTRAND. Edition originale et 1er tirage. Livres en feuilles à couverture rempliée, sous chemise et étui de l'éditeur. Un des 45 exemplaires comprenant l'épreuve en couleur avant champlevage et la décomposition des couleurs d'une planche sur Japon & une suite en état définitif sur rives. Bel exemplaire, chemise et étui en bel état, griffures sur l'étui; couverture en très bel état, feuillets idem, frais.

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        Sun and Shadow: The Philosophy of An Architect.

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1956. First edition. Quarto, original cloth. Inscribed by the author opposite the title page, "To the Walter Paepcke with best regards, Marcel Breuer." The recipient, Walter Paepcke was an industrialist and philanthropist most noted for his founding of the Aspen Institute and the Aspen Skiing Company in the early 1950s, both of which helped transform the town of Aspen, Colorado into an international resort destination and popularize the sport of skiing in the United States. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with light rubbing and wear. Books signed and inscribed by Marcel Breuer are scarce. Marcel Breuer is one of the masters of Modernism, who extended the sculptural vocabulary he had developed in the carpentry shop at the Bauhaus into a personal architecture that made him one of the world's most popular architects at the peak of 20th-Century design. Among his projects at the Bauhaus was The Wassily, the first all-tubular steel chair. He designed many buildings, including Whitney Museum of American Art and numerous others.

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        Femme au miroir.

      - Farblithographie, Paris bei Mourlot, 1956, 37,5x54,8 cm, im Stein signiert (Mourlot 242) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Snow Land

      Tokyo: Mainichi Newspapers. 1956. First. First edition. Quarto. Flexible cardstock boards. Very near fine in good or better dustwrapper with two chips, lacking the apparent cardboard slipcase. Laid in is the list of plates (in Japanese). Inscribed by Hamaya in ink with Japanese brush: "To Mr. Albert Chaskey, from Hiroshi Hamaya [in Japanese characters]". .

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        "Grains d'Amour".

      Féquet et Baudier. Mourlot 1956 1Préface de Pierre Mornand, Paris, Féquet et Baudier, Mourlot, 1956, in-8, en feuilles, couverture titrée en couleur rempliée, 20 poèmes. André E.-MARTY (1882-1974) accompagne de ses dessins lithographiés ces poèmes amoureux. Un des 10 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches, n°IV réservés aux Artisans du livre avec un double envoi de l'auteur et de l'artiste à Marthe Féquet, épouse de l'imprimeur complété d'un poème de l'auteur en 17 alexandrins signés sur une double page ainsi d'un grand dessin à la mine de plomb signé en bas à droite à pleine page ( 18 x 10.5 cm.), original du poème "Sans Adieu" qui commence ainsi "Emporte-le, ce petit livre, Tu l'ouvriras bien loin de moi ..." représentant l'être aimé lisant, au coin du feu le livre que vient de lui offrir sa chérie.accompagne de ses dessins lithographiés. Infimes usures et insolation marginale.

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        Rabbi Mordecai M. Kaplan Answers "Questions Jews Ask" : Six (6) Vinyl LP Record Set in Original Case

      Jewish Reconstructionist Foundation, 1956. Undated but probably circa 1956. Listen to Rabbi Kaplan answer questions on these six vinyl 33 1/3 rpm LP records. Topics covered include: Jewish Peoplehood; The Jewish Heritage; The Idea of God; Jewish Religion; Spiritual Authority; The Diaspora; Torah; Torah from Zion; The Alienated Jew; The New Type of Jew. "From 1934 until 1970 Kaplan wrote a series of books in which he expressed his Reconstructionist ideology, which centred on the 'concept of Judaism as a civilization'. He was a prolific writer, keeping a journal throughout most of his life." - from Wikipedia. Each record in excellent condition in sleeve. Case functional with average wear. No markings. A quality set.

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      New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., [1956]., 1956. First edition. First edition. Edgar Award Winner for Best Novel of 1956. Fine, bright copy in dust jacket with minor wear to the spine ends and corners, small closed tear to top edge of front cover and small closed tear to top edge of rear cover, and light rubbed on front flap fold.. Poetry instructor Kenneth Gibson is a quiet, sensitive fellow in his mid-fifties. He meets Rosemary James at her father's funeral. Now in her early thirties, she hasn't the strength, skills, or determination to carry on by herself. Kenneth decides to intervene in an unobtrusive way. When Rosemary is about to lose her house, Kenneth proposes a platonic marriage. After the wedding they move to a cottage on the property of a handsome widower. Some of the psychological barriers between the newlyweds start to fall. Then a serious accident derails their relationship and brings Kenneth's domineering and opinionated sister Ethel into their lives. An elusive title, especially so in collector's condition.

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        Sept ans d'aventures au Tibet

      1956. Arthaud, Paris 1956, 16x21cm, broché. - Arthaud, Paris 1956, 16x21cm, broché. - Nouvelle édition. Rare signature autographe d'Heinrich Harrer en caractères romains puis tibétains sur la page de garde. Exemplaire complet de sa jaquette illustrée qui comporte des manques angulaires ainsi que de sa bande annonce : "L'extraordinaire aventure d'un grand alpiniste devenu confident du Dalaï Lama". Iconographie. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition. Rare signature autographe d'Heinrich Harrer en caractères romains puis tibétains sur la page de garde. Exemplaire complet de sa jaquette illustrée qui comporte des manques angulaires ainsi que de sa bande annonce : "L'extraordinaire aventure d'un grand alpiniste devenu confident du Dalaï Lama". Iconographie.

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        Laus Veneris.

      1956Traduction de Jacques Vielé-Griffin. Eaux-fortes de Jacques VILLON. [Paris], Editions Manuel Bruker, 1956, in-4, en feuilles, sous chemise et étui (portrait, 1 f., frontispice, titre, note du traducteur, 9-56 ff., hors-texte, achevé d'imprimé, 3 ff. et suites sous chemise illustrée au premier plat). Tirage limité à 176 exemplaires. Tirage de tête, un des 15 premiers exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches avec suite complète sur Japon impérial et une suite en noir sur Chine. Exemplaire N°2, contresigné par l'artiste au crayon. Typographie imprimée en 1947 par DARAGNES, eaux-fortes gravées par Jacques VILLON, tirées en 1956. Bien complet des deux suites ; la première sur japon comprend 10 eaux-fortes en noir ; la seconde sur chine comprend 10 eaux-fortes en noir, dont une en double état (en noir sur chine et en sanguine sur vélin d'Arches). Toutes les illustrations (frontispice et hors-texte) sont en noir sur vélin blanc, cuve teintée en sépia ; le portrait de SWINBURNE est rehaussé de couleurs dans la planche. Traduction parue dans La Revue Indépendante, ayant déjà fait l'objet d'une illustration par Raphaël DROUART aux éditions Léon Pichon en 1923. (Monod, II, 10534). Rousseurs sur les derniers feuillets, infimes brunissures.salissures à l'étui.

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        This is Tomorrow

      Ringbound card covers with titles in brown and white on blue background. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear to covers. Front cover has a slight watersplash mark to centre. Edge of covers around the ring binding a little fragile. The white of the ringbinding slightly rubbed revealing metal below. The rear of the last page has an address and phone number in North London in ink, and another name in pencil to the left corner. No other inscriptions. 64pp. This catalogue is one of 1300 copies issued to accompany the exhibition held at the Whitechapel Art Gallery, London from August 9 to September 9, 1956. The catalogue was edited by Theo Crosby and designed by Edward Wright. Scarce.

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      1956. LES EDITIONS DE L'IMPRIMERIE NATIONALE DE MONACO. 1956 à 1958. In - 8.Carré. Broché, Sous emboîtage. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais. 22 TOMES: 247 + 247 + 247 + 247 + 247 + 248 + 247 + 247 + 247 + 247 + 231 + 231 + 231 + 231 + 231 + 231 + 231 + 231 + 231 + 231 + 305 + 231 pages - INCOMPLET - plats à 3 rabats - sous emboitage cartonnée à 4 rabats - sous emboitage abimé sur le tome XXII - EXEMPLAIRE N°3305 / 5000 SUR VELIN DE RENAGE AU FILIGRANE DE L'IMPRIMERIE NATIONALE - 3 photos disponibles - TOMES IV + VIII + XI + XX + XVIII SONT SANS SOUS EMBOITAGE. AVANT - PROPOS DE L'ACADEMIE GONCOURT - TEXTE INTEGRAL ETABLI ET ANNOTE PAR ROBERT RICATTE.

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        Carnets. Série complète en 15 volumes. Chez Denoël : Carnets 1956-1967 Le chemin de Sion (1980). Carnets 1968-1973 L'or et le plomb (1982). Carnets 1974-1977 Lignes intérieures (1985). Chez Gallimard coll. L'Arpenteur : Carnets IV 1978-1979 Le

      Paris, Denoël / Gallimard coll. L'Arpenteur,Brochés.Carnets. Série complète en 15 volumes. Chez Denoël : Carnets 1956-1967 Le chemin de Sion (1980). Carnets 1968-1973 L'or et le plomb (1982). Carnets 1974-1977 Lignes intérieures (1985). Chez Gallimard coll. L'Arpenteur : Carnets IV 1978-1979 Le spectateur immobile (1990). Carnets V 1980-1981 Miroir de Janus (1993). Carnets VI 1982 Rapports (1996). Carnets VII 1983 Etapes (1997). Carnets VIII 1984 Trajectoires (1999). Carnets IX 1985-1986 Ecriture (2001). Carnets X 1987-1988 Bilan (2003). Carnets XI 1989 Circonstances (2005). Carnets XII 1990 Traversée (2006). Carnets XIII 1991 Situation (2007). Carnets XIV 1992 Direction (2008). Carnets XV 1993 Dimensions (2009).Pli sur une couverture, sinon ensemble en bon état, sans défauts. Les 13 volumes sont soigneusement recouverts.

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      NY: E. Weyhe, 1956. First ed. Weston, Brett. Square 4to., 103 pp., b&w photographs on glossy, heavy stock. A fine copy in near fine dust jacket. The first full monograph on the photographer.

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        Life is Good & Good for You in New York: Trance Witness Revels.

      Paris, Le Seuil (Album Petite Planète 1), 1956. In-4, cartonnage toile éditeur, jaquette illustrée (sans la brochure ; déchirures à la jaquette). / 4to, clothbound hardcover, pict. dj. (tourist brochure is missing ; tears to dj). Edition originale / First edition, first printing. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s).* Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *

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        Sun and Shadow: The Philosophy of An Architect.

      Dodd, Mead & Company, New York 1956 - First edition. Quarto, original cloth. Inscribed by the author opposite the title page, "To the Walter Paepcke with best regards, Marcel Breuer." The recipient, Walter Paepcke was an industrialist and philanthropist most noted for his founding of the Aspen Institute and the Aspen Skiing Company in the early 1950s, both of which helped transform the town of Aspen, Colorado into an international resort destination and popularize the sport of skiing in the United States. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with light rubbing and wear. Books signed and inscribed by Marcel Breuer are scarce. Marcel Breuer is one of the masters of Modernism, who extended the sculptural vocabulary he had developed in the carpentry shop at the Bauhaus into a personal architecture that made him one of the world's most popular architects at the peak of 20th-Century design. Among his projects at the Bauhaus was The Wassily, the first all-tubular steel chair. He designed many buildings, including Whitney Museum of American Art and numerous others. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Lithographies originales en couleurs de Paul JOUVE. Édité aux dépens de l'artiste, Paris 1956. Grand in-4 (25.5x33cm), en feuilles, couverture illustrée, chemise et étui de l'édition.17 lithos originales en couleurs hors-texte de Jouve et culs-de-lampe. Tirage limité à 70 exemplaires numérotés. Bel exemplaire d'artiste, enrichi d'une aquarelle signée de Paul JOUVE (une tête de sanglier ayant servi pour la couverture). Rare.

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        Georges Sadoul's autograph to Pekin, China in 1956. With envelope and translation.

      Good, letter was in 1956 to Pekin, China. With Chinese translation.

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        MISSI, 1956-1990, 155 NUMEROS (INCOMPLET)

      Courrier des Ursulines, Lyon. 1956-1990. In-4 Carré. Broché. Bon état. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais. Env. 155 numéros d'env. 30 pages chacun. Illustrés de très nombreuses photos en noir et blanc. Texte sur 3 colonnes. Nombreux numéros manquants. Quelques années manquantes: 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1985, 1986, Quelques années très incomplètes: 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1987, 1989, 1990. 1 n° dont le 1er plat est découpé et manque. Magazine d'information spirituelle et de solidarité internationale. Du n° 1, 21e année, jan. 1956, au n° 4, avril 1990. Sommaire du n° 1, jan. 1956: L'Egypte éternelle à la lumière des temps nouveaux. Crépuscule dans les larmes et le sang à Shanghaï. Viet-nam, Une incroyable erreur. Algérie-Maroc: opinion. Actualité partout. Sommaire du n° 4, avril 1990: Argentine, pays d'immigration. Histoire de l'Argentine. Le péronisme et les forces armées. Le drame douloureux des disparus. L'Eglise d'Argentine. Jean-Paul II et l'Argentine, etc.

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 Starik i more [The Old Man and the Sea] / translated from English by E. Golisheva and B. Izakov

      Moscow: Detgiz, 1956. 96pp. Front ill. 4to. Original card boards and dustwrapper.
The wrapper and the frontispiece by Mark Klyatchko (1924- 2000), design of the book by Solomon Telingater. The d/wrapper is rubbed at the edges and backed with tape in several places but generally fine. First separate edition in Russian, translated by Elena Golysheva and Boris Izakov. It first appeared in Inostrannaia literatura in 1955. This is the large-format printing by Detgiz, the official state publishing house for children's books; the translation was also issued by Ogonek the same year. "In 1955, after a period of sixteen years in which there were no new translations of Hemingway and no reprintings, The Old Man and the Sea was published in the magazine Inostrannaia literatura. The story created a sensation among Soviet readers; once more Hemingway was their favorite living American author. No doubt he had never lost first place in the hearts of many of them, but now the official sanction of an appearance in print made it possible to admire him openly again ..." (Deming Brown, Soviet Attitudes towards American Writing, p. 311).

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        The Dharma Bums

      New York: Viking. First Edition. Original cloth, original dust jacket. Very Good/Very Good. FIRST EDITION of Kerouac's highly influential sequel to On the Road. "The core of the Beat writers coalesced for a moment in 1956 in San Francisco, and Jack Kerouac captured it in his novel The Dharma Bums (1958). Its central character is the poet and Zen student Japhy Ryder (Gary Snyder), whom the narrator Ray Smith (Kerouac) idolizes for his 'Zen lunatic' lifestyle, combining Zen discipline and aesthetics with freewheeling sensuality. One scene in the novel recounts the Six Gallery poetry reading, at which Snyder, Philip Whalen, Michael McClure, and Philip Lamantia read, and Allen Ginsberg's incantation of Howl did, indeed, scream for a generation about the agonies of 1950s fear and conformity (and fear of conformity, and conformity as a form of dealing with fear). The Dharma Bums, coming fast on the heels of Kerouac's bestselling On the Road (1957), drew a huge readership of the young and aspiring hip, who saw in Ryder/Snyder a new template for living, a chance to go beyond the confines of suburban expectations" (Micozzi, Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine). New York: The Viking Press, 1958. Octavo, original cloth, original dust jacket. Book near-fine; very good dust jacket with some of the rubbing almost ubiquitous with this jacket, tape reinforcements and a small amount of light dampstaining to verso (not visible from the front of the jacket).

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        If I Ran the Circus

      Random House, 1956 A near fine first edition in a near fine dust jacket. Meets all first edition points of Younger Guide. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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