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        Textiles of the Pre-Inca from Burying Grounds in Peru: In the Collection of Kanegafuchi Spinning Company, 10 Volumes [incomplete--98 of 100 plates

      Meiji-Shobo, Kyoto-Shoin 1956 - Ten volumes. First edition, 1956. Folio, folding portfolios with loose sheets, vol. 1 has titlepage, table of conents, & foreword sheets, 98 loose plates (vols. 9 & 10 each lacking 1 plate), clean unmarked text, Good ex-library copy with typical treatments (labels, stamps, etc.), toning to some pages, covers of some of the porfolios with rubbing and wear including tearing or loss along the edges, vol. 10 front cover is detached but present. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        The Water Tower

      Chicago 1956 - Rainy night city scene in Chicago. James Swann (1905-1985) was born in Texas. He moved to Chicago in 1933 where he became a member of the Chicago Society of Etchers. View. Uncolored etching. Signed. From edition of 100. Image measures 9" x 6.25".

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Ezéchiel EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Gallimard, 1956. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1956, 12x19cm, broché. - First edition, one of the numbered copies on vellum work. Signed autograph author Peter Morhange. Light spots on the back, a small trace of angular bend leading the first flat, nice interior state. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires numérotés sur vélin labeur. Envoi autographe signé de Albert Cohen à Pierre Morhange. Légères piqûres sur le dos, une petite trace de pliure angulaire en tête du premier plat, agréable état intérieur.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Silver Sword

      London: Jonathan Cape. Very Good/Very Good. 1956. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. 8" x 5.25" Octavo (printer's signatures each eight leaves). Tan, cloth-covered boards; illustrated by coloured frontispiece and line drawings throughout. No inscriptions. Minor wear only, foxing on the endpapers, common to this book. The unclipped dust jacket has minor wear at the extrremities, protected by a clear, removable jacket. Fact-based story about a family torn apart by war following the German invasion of Poland in 1939. This book has been the subject of two BBC television programmes in the 1950's and 70's and radio programmes in 2011. Scarce with the dust jacket. Weysprings Books is a professional member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA). .

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        La maison du canal

      Arthème Fayard 1956 - - Arthème Fayard, Paris 1956, 11,5x18cm, broché. - Nouvelle édition pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Bel envoi autographe daté et signé de Georges Simenon à monsieur Pichon : ". cordialement, cette histoire du pays de ses parents où je suis parfois allé en vacances (Neroeteren)." Couverture photographique. Dos ridé comme généralement. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] New edition for which he was not drawn large papers. Bel autograph dated and signed by the author Mr. Pichon ". Sincerely, the history of the country of his parents where I sometimes went on vacation (Neroeteren) ." Photographic coverage. Dos wrinkled like generally. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Les charités d'Alcippe EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Liège: La flûte enchantée, 1956. Fine. La flûte enchantée, Liège 1956, 16,5x25cm, broché. - First Edition printed in 430 numbered copies on Holland paper almost all of the draw which was, at the request of the author, withdrawn from sale due to typographical errors peppering the text. Book illustrated with a drawing of A. Maillol frontispiece. Back slightly past rare and otherwise nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à 430 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande dont la quasi totalité du tirage fut, à la demande de l'auteur, retiré de la vente en raison des erreurs typographiques émaillant le texte. Ouvrage illustré d'un dessin d'A. Maillol en frontispice. Dos très légèrement passé, sinon rare et agréable exemplaire.

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        Laborintus - Laszo Varga: XXVII poesie, 1951 - 1954

      Editrice Magenta - Varese 1956 I edizione, autografo dell'autore, in 16°, brossura ed. con risvolti e velina, pp.49, collana 'Oggetto e simbolo' 6, piccolo strappo alla velina per il resto ottimo

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        A History of the English-Speaking Peoples (4 Vols.)

      Cassell and Company, London 1956 - A handsome example of the 1956-58 1st editions, complete in 4 volumes. Bound (and signed) in a full, contemporary-to-the-period red morocco by The Wigmore Bindery, London. 5 raised bands, bright gilt-lettering along each spine, all edges gilt. Very light wear at several of the hinges, very light offsetting to front and rear endpaper edges. Custom former owner (important figure in the 50s and 60s publishing world of New York, identity supplied upon request) monogram in gilt at the base of each spine. Uniform octavos, Churchill's sweeping history of the English-speaking people. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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        A History of the English-Speaking Peoples (4 Vols )

      London: Cassell and Company, 1956. Full leather. A handsome example of the 1956-58 1st editions, complete in 4 volumes. Bound (and signed) in a full, contemporary-to-the-period red morocco by The Wigmore Bindery, London. 5 raised bands, bright gilt-lettering along each spine, all edges gilt. Very light wear at several of the hinges, very light offsetting to front and rear endpaper edges. Custom former owner (important figure in the 50s and 60s publishing world of New York, identity supplied upon request) monogram in gilt at the base of each spine. Uniform octavos, Churchill's sweeping history of the English-speaking people.

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        Fortunio

      Paris: Editions Germaine Raoult, 1956. Fine. Editions Germaine Raoult, Paris 1956, 23x28cm, en feuilles sous couverture, chemise et étui. - First printing illustrations of Paul-Emile Bécat published 390 copies on Rives vellum paper (No. 293) is illustrated .L'ouvrage dividers inset black Paul-Emile Bécat.Très nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Premier tirage des illustrations de Paul-Emile Bécat paru à 390 exemplaires sur papier vélin de Rives (n°293). L'ouvrage est illustré de pointes sèches hors-texte en noir de Paul-Emile Bécat. Très bel exemplaire.

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        Typed Letter Signed, with several holograph corrections, 4 separate 4to on his personal stationery, New York, Dec. 10, 1956

      Using dialogue, he describes a conversation with producer Sam Goldwyn in this friendly letter to screenwriter, Charlie Brackett Steinbeck discusses "The Wayward Bus," and Goldwyn who wanted to buy the rights to the book and had asked him to write a screenplay. Steinbeck notes a comment made by Jayne Mansfield about not wanting to be in "The Wayward Bus." He quotes her words, "It don't further my career." Part of the conversation he relates to Brackett of his "first experience with the Wayward Bus as a motion picture" is as follows: "Mr. Goldwyn: 'I want to buy this property, if you write it.' Me: 'Mr. Goldwyn, I don't think of it as a motion picture. I am not a motion picture writer....' Mr. Goldwyn: '...I got another property , paid a fortune for it...' Me: '...who wrote the property?' Mr. Goldwyn: 'Edna Ferber.'" Steinbeck asks Brackett to "forgive" his "name-dropping" but drops another name, that of director and former president of Twentieth Century Fox Films, Spyros Skouras, in relation to Steinbeck's novel, "The Moon is Down." Steinbeck recalls that Skouras asked him to come to his office, "and as I came in, he was so excited that his dialect had become almost unintelligible...." Steinbeck offers another dialogue between Skouras and himself in the Greek accent he heard. Steinbeck calls these stories "little vignettes of the workings of great minds." He then tells the history behind the title of the book, originating as a story set in Mexico with a Spanish title not exactly able to be translated into English. The word "Wayward" came closest to the original Spanish. Steinbeck continues regarding his novel. "'The Wayward Bus,' which received rather rough critical treatment when it came out, seems to be sticking around...and by now, I don't remember what I wrote...." He returns to the production of the film referring to actor Max Wagner whom he considers a "charm...like those scorpions pressed in glass that they sell in Mexico as magic against the bite of scorpions...." In giving his book to Brackett for producing the screenplay for the film, Steinbeck ends by saying, "I have a great feeling of security in knowing that my foster-brainchild is in your hands." It is signed, "John." Our letter is listed in the index of "Steinbeck: A Life in Letters," edited by Elaine Steinbeck and Robert Wallsten, page 878, #284, (December 10, 1956 to Charles Brackett) with the provenance of "Steinbeck File, " however, the letter itself is not included in the book. Steinbeck's "The Wayward Bus" was published in 1947 and the film released in 1957 starring Jayne Mansfield, Joan Collins, Dan Dailey and Rick Jason. The film received disappointing reviews and apparently Steinbeck was displeased with the film as well. Charles Brackett, (1892-1969) was a screenwriter who worked closely with director Billy Wilder on many films before moving on to 20th Century Fox.

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        A History of the English-Speaking Peoples

      London: The Educational Book Company Ltd.,, 1956?-58. 4 volumes octavo, original blue cloth, red morocco title labels and triple fillet panels gilt to the spines, volume titles, volume titles and plain rule gilt to the upper boards, dark blue top-stain. With plates, diagrams and tables throughout. A near fine set, dust jackets llightly chipped and torn to edges. Chartwell Edition, the first illustrated edition of this work, "published simultaneously in Britain on a subscription basis." (Woods) . Churchill's history of the two branches of the English-speaking nations ?- the British Empire and the United States ?- was begun during his "Wilderness Years" in the early 1930s, but not completed until after his retirement from the political stage in the late 1950s. The events of the Second World War, the major interruption in the writing process, had reconfirmed his belief in the "Special Relationship", "For the second time in the present century the British Empire and the United States have stood together facing the perils of war on the largest scale known among men, and since the cannons ceased to fire and the bombs to burst we have become more conscious of our common duty to the human race." Consequently he gave considerable attention to the key events of American history, around a quarter of the third volume, "The Age of Revolution", is dedicated to the American War of Independence, and a full third of the final volume, "The Great Democracies" contains a detailed study of the American Civil War.

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        The Death of Grass

      Michael Joseph, London, 1956. First Edition, first printing of the author's second novel. 8vo. 230pp. Black boards lettered in white at spine. Tip of one corner bumped, edges lightly spotted and with just a trace of additional spotting to several preliminary leaves. Minor slant to binding. A very good copy in non-clipped (10s 6d net) pictorial dust wrapper featuring a handsome design by Trevor Denning, lightly chafed at head of spine panel and tips of several corners, and just a little dust marked at predominantly white rear panel. A super copy of the author's post-apocalyptic science fiction novel (re-titled 'No Blade of Grass' for the US edition, in order for it to sound less "like something out of a gardening catalogue").. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Critique. Studies in contemporary fiction.

      Philadelphia, Taylor & Francis, 1956-1994.. Bände 1 - 35 in 32 Bänden. 8°. Leineneinbände.. ISSN: 0011-1619. Titel rückseitig gestempelt und Buchrücken mit Bibliotheks-Signatur-Schild. Bände 3-5 und 7 Kraus Reprint. Band 1 ca. 300 Seiten in Fotokopie ergänzt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Trageser]
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        Architectural plans for Beth Sholom Synagogue

      1956. WRIGHT, Frank Lloyd.Six large original architectural plans for Beth Sholom Synagogue.Elkins Park, 1956.Six original plans by Frank Lloyd Wright for the electrical, plumbing, lighting and air conditioning systems for his famous synagogue. Showing the full building sketch and footprints.?"Wright had an impact on American culture and global architecture of a magnitude that posterity has only begun to grasp?" (ANB). Wright?'s last project before his death was the Beth Sholom Synagogue— the only synagogue he ever designed. He accepted the commission in September 1953 and by the following March submitted a design to the Board of Directors of the Congregation. The new Synagogue was to be a glass-roofed temple, intended to evoke Mount Sinai, towering above the suburban houses of Elkins Park ?"like a prehistoric ziggurat. Wright managed to make the building look both ancient and futuristic. Either way, it clearly does not belong to our time… He was certainly out of the mainstream, but his idiosyncrasy makes him look more forward-thinking than some of the most orthodox modern minimalists— whose buildings he used to call ?'flat-chested?" (Beth Sholom). Described by rabbi Mortimer J. Cohen as a ?"promised hosanna,?" there is nothing secular about Beth Sholom: ?"We are in the presence of a Presence?" (Brendan Gill).Near-fine condition, with a few minor creases and closed tears.

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        THE BALLAD OF CAT BALLOU

      1956 - CHANSLOR, Roy. THE BALLAD OF CAT BALLOU. Boston: Little, Brown, 1956. 8vo., cloth in dust jacket. First Edition. Signed presentation from Chanslor on front endpaper: "To Deborah & Walter Clyde, My very old and valued friends. All the best, Roy. 4/7/56." Basis for the movie "Cat Ballou," starring Lee Marvin and Jane Fonda. The 1965 movie received three Academy Award nominations, including best song, and Lee Marvin won an Academy Award for Best Actor. An uncommon book, especially signed. Fine; minor wear d/j. $850.00. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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        Le gout de notre temps

      Genf Albert Skira 1956. O.-Leinen mit OU im O.-Schuber. Vorsatz mit Zeichnung lavierte Tusche (lavis d'encre sur papier, 24 x 17 cm) von Marc Chagall. Handsigniert und datiert von Marc Chagall (signed and with an original drawing by Marc Chagall): "Pour Karl Georg Hemmerich. Marc Chagall 1956 Geneve." - Es handelt sich um ein Exemplar mit einer frühen schwungvollen Zeichnung Chagalls im Vorsatz, das Chagall seinem Übersetzer als Dank gewidmet hat. Es stammt direkt aus dem Nachlass des Übersetzers, Karl Georg Hemmerich (1892 - 1979) den er seiner Tochter hinterlassen hat und ist somit von absolut sicherer und zweifelsfreier Provenienz. Auszug aus Wikipedia: "Während des Zweiten Weltkrieges hatte Hemmerich den größten Teil seines Vermögens verloren. Da er mit seiner künstlerischen Arbeit die Familie nicht mehr ernähren konnte, zwangen ihn die Umstände in einen anderen Beruf. Sein 'Sprachgenie' und seine exzellenten Kenntnisse der Kunstgeschichte ermöglichten ihm die Tätigkeit als Übersetzer von Kunstbänden beim Schweizer Skira-Verlag. Er übersetzte Ausgaben aus dem Französischen, Englischen und Italienischen ins Deutsche. Marc Chagall hat ihm ein Exemplar aus der Reihe 'Le gout de notre temps' ('Der Geschmack unserer Zeit') von Lionello Venturi mit einer Tuschzeichnung und Namenszug signiert." - Hemmerich arbeitete bis 1968, also bis zum 78. Lebensjahr, für den Skira-Verlag. Vgl.: Wolfram Lambrecht / Thomas Noll: Die graphischen Zyklen von Karl Georg Hemmerich zu E.T.A. Hoffmann. Seeburg 2008. In diesem Band ist die Zeichnung Chagalls auf Seite 62 abgebildet. Wolfram Lambrecht verwaltet den Nachlass von Karl Georg Hemmerich. - Beilage: Lionello Venturi: Chagall. Biographisch-kritische Studie. Übersetzt von Karl Georg Hemmerich. Mit zahlreichen montierten Farbabbildungen. Albert Skira Verlag, Genf 1956.; Jahr: 1956; Format: Kleinoktav; Anzahl der Seiten: 121 / 122; Auflage: 1.; Zustand: 1 (sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar) 121 / 122 S. 1. Auflage Anzahl der Bände: 2 Zustand:1 Format:Kleinoktav sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Immanuel, Einzelhandel]
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        Profiles in Courage

      Harper and Bros. 1956 - A near fine first edition (stated First Edition on the copyright page) in a very good dust jacket. Portion of White House stationary signed by Kennedy laid in. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Le balcon EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Décines: Marc Barbezat, 1956. Fine. Marc Barbezat, Décines 1956, 15,5x20,5cm, broché. - First Edition, one of 32 numbered copies on Japan pearly leading copy. Illustrated cover of an original lithograph by Alberto Giacometti. Very nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 32 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon nacré, tirage de tête. Couverture illustrée d'une lithographie originale de Alberto Giacometti. Très bel exemplaire.

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        The Philosophical Magazine.

      London, Taylor & Francis, 1956-1976.. 8. Serie Bände 1 - 34 in 36 Bänden. 8°. Schwarze Halbleineneneinbände der Zeit mit dezenter Rückenvergoldung.. Titel rückseitig gestempelt. Buchrücken und Buchschitte vereiknzelt etwas angestaubt.

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        Les oiseaux de lune EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Gallimard, 1956. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1956, 12x19cm, relié. - First edition, one of 36 numbered copies on Holland paper, head drawing. Binding half brown morocco, back with five nerves decorated with boxes stamped doubles cold, golden tail stamped date in a cartridge cold contreplats and brown paper guards, wrappers preserved and bound in, gilded head, binding signed Goy & Vilaine. Very nice copy perfectly established. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 36 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête. Reliure en demi maroquin brun, dos à cinq nerfs orné de doubles caissons estampés à froid, date dorée en queue dans un cartouche estampé à froid, contreplats et gardes de papier brun, couvertures conservées, tête dorée, reliure signé de Goy & Vilaine. Très bel exemplaire parfaitement établi.

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        The Hunters.

      Harper Brothers, New York 1956 - First edition of the author's first novel and landmark in the literature of war. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by James Salter on the title page. Fine in a very good dust jacket with some fading to the spine. Salter's 1956 fighter pilot novel stands out as a literary endeavor in a genre dominated by cheap adventure yarns. Salter goes beyond the usual gung-ho fighter jock glitz to present the story of Capt. Cleve Connell, whose intentions of becoming an ace are thwarted by enemy pilots with plans of their own. "Anyone under forty may not appreciate how profoundly Salter influenced my generation. [He] created the finest work ever to appear in print--ever--about men who fly and fight" (Robert F. Dorr). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Remarks on the Foundations of Mathematics Edited by G.E.M. Anscombe

      Oxford; Basil Blackwell. 1956, 1956. FIRST EDITION. Octavo. Pp.204. Publisher's hardback cloth binding in printed dustjacket. A crisp, clean copy. Jacket has a couple of small chips to head of spine. A fine copy; unusually for a reference book /study work, this example is unread. Wittgenstein was an Austrian-British philosopher who worked primarily in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of language, who inspired two of the twentieth century's principal philosophical movements; the Vienna Circle and Oxford ordinary language philosophy, and was a great influence to Betrand Russell and Immanuel Kant. Just one book, the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, was published in his lifetime, and Wittgenstein left a number of excercise books, papers, notes and lectures unpublished at the time of his death. This is the second of several posthumous works to appear.

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        The Barbarous Coast

      Knopf 1956 - Near fine in a very good dust jacket. First Edition stated on the copyright page. Book is in near fine condition with only very slight edgewear to the bottom edges of the boards. Small book seller sticker affixed to the front free end paper. Dust jacket is price-clipped. Slight rubbing to the corners and spine ends, and light soiling. Comes housed in a custom slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE BARBAROUS COAST

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1956., 1956. First edition. Fine in dust jacket with one tiny chip at top flap fold area and lightly rubbed at head of spine. PI Lew Archer is hired to find Hester Campbell, a bomb-shell beauty and swimming instructor at The Channel Club, who has simply disappeared. As Lew pokes around Malibu, he quickly finds himself in a case involving blackmail, blood-money, and murder!

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        Komplotterna. Affärerna Unman och Selling.

      - Stockholm; Bonniers, 1956. Originalupplaga. 19,5x13 cm. 59, (1) s. Häftad med tryckt omslag. Riss vid ryggfoten. Främre omslaget med lätt nötta kanter. Bakre omslag med två riss i yttermarginalen. Bra inlaga. Dedikation: "To Kristina with warmest wishes from the Author / 9/6 1956." This copy was inscribed in English. Vilhelm Moberg (1898-1973), Swedish journalist, social critic, and one of Sweden?s foremost authors of the 20th century. He was born in Algutsboda in the province of Småland, where his father served as a soldier. Moberg worked in his youth with farming and forestry. After a few years of schooling, he worked as a journalist at different provincial newspapers, in which he also published his first short stories. His breakthrough as an author came in 1927 with the novel ?Raskens. The Story of a Soldier?s Family?, where he depicts the life of the tenant farmers in 19th century Småland. His foremost work, which has been widely translated and is considered one of the finest epic works in Swedish 20th century literature, is ?The Emigrant Novels? (1949-1959). In this tetralogy he describes the Swedish emigration to North America through the story of the farmer Karl Oskar Nilsson and his wife Kristina. Moberg was politically engaged and always fought for individual rights, and for the abolition of the monarchy and the State Church of Sweden. He intervened in affairs of corrupt legal practice and published the bestselling book ?Why I am a Republican? (1955). His political views were inspired by his visits to USA and by the Swiss constitution. Moberg had a love affair with a woman named Kristina, whose name he used for the main character Kristina from Duvemåla of ?The Emigrant Novels? This love affair has remained unknown for over half a century, until a collection of his novels, all inscribed by Moberg to Kristina [Odelberg/Hedenblad (1917-2005)], appeared on the market. Judging from the tone in the inscriptions, the relation between Moberg and Kristina was initially intimate and loving, and gradually devolving into affection. In the early inscriptions from the 1940s Moberg writes, for instance: ?To Kristina, my confidant and beloved!?, and in the play ?Chastity? he writes: ?Vilhelm Moberg?s chastity ? what is left of it is hereby dedicated to Kristina? The later in-scriptions from the 1960s contain phrases like: ?with a devout greeting? and ?from her affectionate Vilhelm? In the copy of ?The Emigrants? (?Utvandrarna?, 1949) Moberg writes: ?To Kristina, my be loved, who has lent her name to the female main character in this book, with gratitude and love from The Author.? In the last inscription, in the pocket edition of ?The Emigrant Novels? from 1969, he returns to the fact that she has given her name to Kristina from Duvemåla, which shows that the thought of her had occupied his mind during all these years, and it is also a sign of her probable influence on his writing from 1945 onwards. What further strengthens this opinion is the copy of ?Our Unborn Son?, a play from 1945, which deals with the issue of abortion. This is the only one of these books that has been bestowed with a fine leather binding, with a pocket at end of the volume where Kristina has collected newspaper cuttings on the book and its author, suggesting that the theme of this novel was essential to her. The book was translated into Danish in 1947, and in the collection there is a copy of the Danish edition which has been inscribed to Kristina by the translator thus: ?? This book, which is partly about you?? [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Patrik Andersson, Antikvariat.]
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        Josef Sudek Fotografie

      Prague: SStatni Nakladatelstvi Krasne Literatury, Hudby A Umeni, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. Signed. First Edition. Near Fine, in a Very Good dust jacket. Signed by Josef Sudek on title page, inscribed to previous owner, Jaroslav Vasata. Previous owner rubber stamp twice to title page (name and number). Dust jacket shows toning to spine, with wear at head. Light rubbing at folds. A sharp copy, signed by the photographer.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Les plans de Paris 1956-1922 EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Les éditions de minuit, 1956. Fine. Les éditions de minuit, Paris 1956, 30x24,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - First Edition. Publisher's binding half canvas sand flat cardboard shown a slight snag on a minor cut. Illustrated book many sketches of the author. Nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure de l'éditeur en demi toile sable, plats de cartonnage illustrés, un léger accroc sans gravité sur une coupe. Ouvrage illustré de nombreux croquis de l'auteur. Agréable exemplaire.

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        Tiger! Tiger!

      Sidgwick and Jackson, 1956. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Sidgwick and Jackson in 1956. A very good+ book with some uniform browning to the page edges - without inscriptions and no fading to the spine. In a very good (deeply) clipped wrapper with just some light loss to the head of the spine and some wear to corners. A very presentable copy indeed.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Picasso Lithographe. Vol. III. 1949-1956.

      Monte Carlo: Sauret. 1956 - Wraps. With 2 original lithographs. 160 pp. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        The Caribbean. Fly There by B.O.A.C. British Overseas Airways Corporation

      B.O.A.C.. 1956.. Vintage color poster, 40 x 25 inches. Pinhole in upper right corner and upper left edge, abrasion to lower right corner and mid right edge, several light creases from rolling, light wear at edges; overall very good, clean and bright condition. A striking image by Hayes of a woman dancing in colorful dress, brightly colored yellow and white background. 56/619 printed at lower left; "Printed in Great Britain" at lower right. A dynamic and engaging 50s B.O.A.C. poster. .

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        Visit Jordan

      Rome.: Jordan Tourist Department.. 1956.. Color poster, 39 1/2 x 27 1/2 inches. Short tears and light creasing to left and right edges (outside image area). This striking vintage travel poster features an image by Salah El Din of a Jordanian woman holding a vessel above her head with stylised traces of an architectural structure in the background. "Issued by Jordan Tourist Department" printed in lower left corner. "Printed in Italy by AGOR, Roma 1956" in lower right corner. .

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        Zoo Quest to Guiana. THE AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK: SIGNED COPY IN FULL MOROCCO

      Lutterworth Press [1956] 8vo., First Edition, with a coloured frontispiece, 3 coloured plates and 32 monochrome plates on 30; handsomely bound in full red morocco, boards with gilt frame border, back gilt with five raised bands, second and fourth compartments ruled and lettered in gilt, all other compartments ruled and tooled in gilt, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON TITLE. David Attenborough's first book (with a delightfully youthful portrait on rear dw panel), and the beginning of the much sought - after 'Zoo Quest' series. Well - illustrated and delightfully written, his early titles display much of the talent and infectious charm that has since made their author a naturalist, broadcaster and presenter of world renown. The series captures well the appeal of his first - ever television series 'Zoo Quest' that ran on the BBC from 1954 - 1964. It also gave rise, incidentally (in those far - off pre - computer days), to a highly popular board game! Signed copies of this first title are scarce.

      [Bookseller: Island Books]
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        L'eau et le feu EDITION ORIGINALE Service de presse ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Gallimard, 1956. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1956, 14,5x21cm, broché. - First Edition, review copy. Precious autograph signed Marcel Arland his friend Albert Camus. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Marcel Arland à son ami Albert Camus.

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        Picasso Peintures 1955-1956.

      Cannes: Galerie 65. 1956 - Original color lithograph for the cover of the Galerie 65 catalogue. 160 x 110 image size on small 8vo exhibition catalogue. Annotated with prices or "vendu,"possibly by Duclaud for the benefit of the famous Picasso collector, Stanley J. Seeger. Has a photo of Picasso's famous model Sylvette with his painting of her as well. Mourlot, 284; Bloch, 800; Cramer, 75. In protective mylar cover. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        L'automne à Pékin ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Les éditions de minuit, 1956. Fine. Les éditions de minuit, Paris 1956, 12x19cm, broché. - Second edition, partly original as revised and expanded on current paper. Rare autograph dedication signed by the author to a couple of his friends. Spine slightly lightened by sun light, biting edge on the flat. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Deuxième édition, en partie originale car revue et augmentée, sur papier courant. Rare envoi autographe signé de Boris Vian à un couple de ses amis. Dos légèrement insolé, piqûres marginales sur les plats.

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        Mon pays.

      - Se trouve chez l'auteur. 1956, in-4° broché sous étui. Non paginé. Cent bois dessinés et gravés par Frans Masereel. Edition originale. Exemplaire du Montgolfier d'Annonay sur lin filigrané et signé par l'auteur. Envoi autographe de Frans Masereel à Annie et Jean Picart le Doux. Parfait état.

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        Remarks on the Foundations of Mathematics Edited by G.E.M. Anscombe

      Oxford; Basil Blackwell. 1956, 1956. FIRST EDITION. Octavo. Pp.204. Publisher's hardback cloth binding in printed dustjacket. A crisp, clean copy. Jacket has a couple of small chips to head of spine. A fine copy; unusually for a reference book /study work, this example is unread. Wittgenstein was an Austrian-British philosopher who worked primarily in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of language, who inspired two of the twentieth century's principal philosophical movements; the Vienna Circle and Oxford ordinary language philosophy, and was a great influence to Betrand Russell and Immanuel Kant. Just one book, the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, was published in his lifetime, and Wittgenstein left a number of excercise books, papers, notes and lectures unpublished at the time of his death. This is the second of several posthumous works to appear.

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        FILM CULTURE: A SIGNIFICANT GROUP OF FIFTY NUMBERS (7, 9-10, 12, 14-20, 22-28, 30, 35-38, 40-61, 63-64, 67-69) IN THIRTY-NINE ISSUES

      (FILM CULTURE). Mekas, Jonas & P. Adams Sitney, Editors. FILM CULTURE: A SIGNIFICANT GROUP OF FIFTY NUMBERS (7, 9-10, 12, 14-20, 22-28, 30, 35-38, 40-61, 63-64, 67-69) IN THIRTY-NINE ISSUES. New York. 1956-1979.: Film Culture Inc., First Editions. 4to + 8vo. Pictorial Wrappers. Film Journal. Very Good -. or Better 32 to 344pp, profusely illustrated in b&w. Jonas Mekas' influential "Film Culture" was New York's preeminent journal devoted to avant-garde cinema and the voice of the international independent filmmaking community of the fifties, sixties, and seventies. Prominently featuring contributions on or by Andy Warhol, Kenneth Anger, Michelangelo Antonioni, Bruce Baillie, Jordan Belson, Peter Bogdanovich, Stan and Jane Brakhage, Robert Breer, James Broughton, Luis Bunuel, Shirley Clarke. Bruce Conner, Tony Conrad, Maya Deren, Ed Emshwiller, Oskar Fischinger, Hollis Frampton, Ernie Gehr, Jean-Luc Godard, Peter Kubelka, The Kuchar Brothers, Helen Levitt, Len Lye, Gregory Markopoulos, The Maysles Brothers, Yoko Ono, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Ron Rice, Hans Richter, Leni Riefenstahl, Roberto Rossellini, Jack Smith, Francois Truffaut, Dalton Trumbo, Stan Vanderbeek, Slavko Vorkapich, Orson Welles, John Whitney, and many, many others, "Film Culture" was the source for up to date reviews, interviews, and critical contemporary and historical essays on the state of film. Its numerous notable non-auteur contributors include Mekas, P. Adams Sitney, Rudolf Arnheim, Gregory Battcock, Ted Berrigan, Joe Brainard, Blaise Cendrars, Robert Creeley, Luis Camnitzer, Lotte Eisner, Manny Farber, Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky, Jack Hirschman, Robert Hughes, Max Kozloff, Naomi Levine, Jay Leyda, Gerard Malanga, William Moritz, Ron Padgett, Taylor Mead, Michael McClure, Anais Nin, Andrew Sarris, Carolee Schneeman, Gilbert Seldes, Parker Tyler, and again, many more. This is a significant run of fifty numbers in thirty-nine issues (7, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22-23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 35, 36, 37, 38, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48-49, 50-51, 52, 53-54-55, 56-57, 58-59-60, 61, 63-64, 67-68-69) of this landmark publication that includes special publications on Andy Warhol and his Factory Superstars (45), Stan Brakhage (30), Fluxus (43), Lev Kuleshov (44) - all designed by Fluxus pioneer George Maciunas - D.W. Griffith's "Birth of a Nation" (36), Slavko Vorkapich (38), The Hollywood Ten and the Blacklist (50-51), Leni Riefenstahl (56-57), Oskar Fischinger (58-59-60), and James Broughton (61). An overall most handsome group with virtually all in at least Very Good minus condition showing occasional wear, soiling, spotting, creasing, and a few minor closed tears - but no truly serious flaws as far as we can ascertain - throughout. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 024407

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        The Silver Sword

      Jonathan Cape 1956 - The First UK Printing published by Jonathan Cape in 1956.The BOOK is in VERY GOOD++ or better condition.A little bumping to the upper corners and light pushing to the spine tips.Light spotting and toning to the text block and end papers.Penned neat previous owner's name and date to the front end paper.The WRAPPER is complete and is in VERY GOOD++ or better condition.It is not price-clipped.It is the Second State Issue with 'Young Elizabethan Book of the month" to the lower front flap and reviews to the rear cover. Minor edge wear with small amount of loss at the spine tips and corners.The wrapper looks very presentable in the removable Brodart archival protector. The classic children's title wonderfully illustrated by C. Walter Hodges.An attractive copy. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LE MIROIR DE LA MAGIE. Histoire de la Magie dans le monde occidental.

      Fasquelle, Paris 1956 - EDITION ORIGINALE française de cet ouvrage traduit de l'anglais par Jean-Marie Daillet. 255 illustrations et une postface de Robert Amadou. Bel exemplaire portant un ENVOI autographe signé de Séligmann, qui l'a agrémenté d'un DESSIN ORIGINAL. >>>> Rare [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie-Galerie Emmanuel Hutin]
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        La chute EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Gallimard, 1956. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1956, 12,5x19cm, relié sous chemise et étui. - First edition, one of 35 numbered copies on Holland paper, deluxe edition. Bound in full morocco Jansenist black, smooth back, framing a scroll tan morocco on guards and contreplats red deer, wrappers and back preserved and bound in, all edges gilt, half morocco shirt with black stripes, smooth back, suede interior black case lined with black morocco inside white felt, superb all signed JP Miguet. Very nice copy perfectly established by JP Miguet. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 35 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête. Reliure en plein maroquin janséniste noir, dos lisse, encadrement d'un listel de veau crème sur les contreplats doublés de nubuck rouge, gardes doublées de nubuck rouge, couvertures et dos conservés, toutes tranches dorées, chemise en demi maroquin à bandes noir, dos lisse, intérieur doublé de nubuck noir, étui bordé de maroquin noir intérieur de feutrine blanche, superbe ensemble signé de J.P. Miguet. Très bel exemplaire parfaitement établi par J.P. Miguet.  

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        Kapitalismus für alle : Der amerikan. Kapitalismus aus liberaler Sicht., Ins Dt. übertr. von Dieter Deininger. Mit e. Vorw. von Hans Albert Kluthe

      Bad Nauheim : Christian-Verl., 1956 - 107 S. Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. American Capitalism - a liberal view, Seiten alterbedingt leicht gebräunt., Einband mit kleinen Mängeln K19306 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 90 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel]
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