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        Kunstreiterin. L'Ecuyère.

      - Original-Farblithographie bei Mourlot, Paris, 1956, 35x53 cm (Mourlot 153). *Auflage: 2000 unsignierte und unnummerierte Exemplare - es exsitieren auch 100 signierte und nummerierte Exemplare. (Die Graphik liegt unter einem säurefreien Schrägschnitt-Passepartout)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Martin Barbian & Grund GbR]
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        Chagall

      New York, 1956. First Edition. SIGNED TWICE by Marc Chagall, once on the front end paper and again on page 89 adjacent to the tipped-in color plate of his painting, "The Juggler." A study of Chagall's work, the book contains 53 tipped-in color reproduction. Small octavo, pp. 122 [2]. Very Good, with mild toning to the upper board edges and to spine ends, tears to front paste down, indentations to upper corners of most pages. Slight spine lean. The dust jacket has some chips to the spine ends and panel corners, tape repair to spine head exterior, several short tears and several tape repairs to the jacket verso. RARE signed twice. Provenance: Actor Jack Palance; the bookplate from a 2006 sale is attached to the rear paste down.

      [Bookseller: Le Bookiniste]
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        Diamonds Are Forever - lovely copy

      Cape, 1956. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1956. A very good+ book (or better) without inscriptions. Small, thin wrinkling (printer?'s errata) to page one. Corners a touch bumped. No foxing. In a near fine unclipped wrapper. Just some trivial rubbing to the spine tips and a little to corners. No fading to the spine. A most attractive example and much better than usually encountered.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Life is Good & Good for You in New York. Trance Witness Revels

      London: Photography Magazine,, [1956]. Quarto. Original black cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt. With the dust jacket. Housed in a custom solander box. llustrated throughout with monochrome photographs. A fine copy in the bright, price-clipped jacket with repaired chip to foot of front panel, spine ends rubbed and nicked with reinforcement to rear, and short closed tear to head of rear panel. First UK edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed on the half-title: "To Dennis, Happy New York, William Klein. April '03." Klein's classic photography work was first published earlier the same year, and is the first of his four city books which include Rome (1960), Moscow and Tokyo (both 1964).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        China in Transition. A Moment in History

      London: Thames & Hudson, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. Very good to near fine condition with vg jacket, edgewear and scuffing to jacket, back cover of jacket has tear fixed with tape, slightly bumped corners, previous owner's inscription on ffep. Extremely rare and seminal early book on Cartier-Bresson

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        Neue Mozart Ausgabe sämtlicher Werke. Hardcover edition 60 volumes / 60 Bände. Leinen Ausgabe. In Verbindung mit den Mozartstädten, Augsburg, Wien und Salzburg, herausgegeben von der Internationalen Mozart Stiftung Salzburg.

      Kassel, etc. Bärenreiter 1956-1991.. Folio Rotes Original Leinen. Durchgehend gut erhalten.. Das Jahrhundertwerk der neueren Mozart-Forschung. Enthält nur die Partituren, ohne die kritischen Berichte. Einige Einzelbände sind mittlerweile vergriffen. Bitte beachten Sie unsere abweichende Versandkostenregelung. Bei Versand im Inland fallen Versandkosten in Höhe von 60 EUR, Versand in 6 Paketen. Versandkosten im Ausland nur auf Anfrage, aber circa EUR 400,-. Shipping costs on request. Non EU countries, around EUR 400,- Vorhanden sind / Available are SERIE I WERKGRUPPE 1 MESSEN UND REQUIEM I. 1,1 Messen Band 1 I 1. 2. Requiem Fragmente I.1. 2. Requiem Fragmente, Ergänzungen WERKGRUPPE 2 LITANEIEN UND VESPERN I. 2. 1. Litaneien I. 2.2. Vespern WERKGRUPPE 3 KLEINERE KIRCHENWERKE I.1. 3 Kleine Kirchenmusik WERKGRUPPE 4 ORATORIEN, GEISTLICHE SINGSPIEL UND KANTATEN I. 4.1. Die Schuldigkeit des Ersten Gebots I.4. 2. Betualia liberata. I. 4.4. Kantaten SERIE II WERKGRUPPE 5, OPERN UND SINGSPIELE II. 5.1. Apollo II. 5.4. Mitridate II. 5.5. Ascanio in Alba II. 5.10. Zaide. Das Serail II. 5.13. L'oca del Cairo II. 5.15. Der Schauspieldirektor II. 5.17. Don Giovanni II. 5.19. Zauberflöte II. 5.20 La clemenza de Tito WERKGRUPPE 6 MUSIK ZU SCHAUSPIELEN, PANTOMIMEN UND BALLETTEN II 6.1. Thamos, König zu Ägypten II.6.2. Musik zu Pantomimen und Balletten. II.7.1. Arien II.7.2. Arien II.7.3. Arien SERIE 3 LIEDER, MEHRSTIMMIGE KANONS, KANONS WERKGRUPPE 8 III, 8 Lieder WERKGRUPPE 9 III, 9. Mehrstimmige Gesänge SERIE IV: ORCHESTERWERKE WERKGRUPPE 11, SINFONIEN IV, 11. 3. Sinfonien IV, 11. 4. Sinfonien IV. 11. 5. Sinfonien IV. 11. 7. Sinfonien IV. 11. 8 Sinfonien IV. 11. 9. Sinfonien WERKGRUPPE 12. Kassationen IV, 12, 1 Kassationen, Serenaden. IV, 12, 2 Kassationen, Serenaden. IV. 12. 3. Kassationen IV. 12. 6. Kassationen WERKGRUPPE 13: TÄNZE und MÄRSCHE IV. 13. 1. Tänze WERKGRUPPE 15 KLAVIERKONZERTE V. 15.5. Klavierkonzerte V. 15.6. Klavierkonzerte V. 15.7. Klavierkonzerte V. 15.8. Klavierkonzerte SERIE 6 KIRCHENSONATEN VI. 16. Sonaten für Orgel und Orchester SERIE 8: KAMMERMUSIK WERKGRUPPE 19, Streichquintette und Quintette mit Bläsern VIII, 19.1. Streichquintette VIII. 19.2. Quintette mit Bläsern WERKGRUPPE 20, Streichquartett und Quartette mit einem Blasinstrument VIII. 20. 1. Streichquartette VIII. 20. 2. Quartette mit einem Blasinstrument VIII. 20. 3. Streichquartette WERKGRUPPE 22 Quintette, Quartette und Trios mit Klavier und mit Glasharmonika VIII. 22. 1. Quartette und Quintette mit Klavier VIII. 22. 1. Quartette und Quintette mit Klavier, Stimmen VIII. 22. 2. Klaviertrios WERKGRUPPE 23 VIII. 23. 1. Sonaten und Variationen für Klavier VIII. 23. 2. Sonaten und Variationen für Klavier SERIE IX KLAVIERMUSIK WERKGRUPPE 24 WERKE FÜR ZWEI KLAVIERE IX, 24.1. Werke für zwei Klaviere und für Klavier zu vier Händen IX, 24.2. Werke für zwei Klaviere und für Klavier zu vier Händen WERKGRUPPE 26 VARIATONEN FÜR KLAVIER IX. 26 Variationen für Klavier SERIE X SUPPLEMENT WERKGRUPPE 28 Bearbeitungen, Ergänzungen und Übertragungen fremder Werke X, 28 1.3. Das Alexander- Fest, KV 591 X. 28. 1.2. Messias X. 28. 1.4. Ode auf St. Caecilia X. 28. 2. Bearbeitungen Klavierkonzerte WERKGRUPPE 30: Studien, Skizzen, Entwürfe, Fragmente, Varia X. 30.1 Thomas Attwoods Theorie und Kompositionsstudien WERKGRUPPE 31 NACHTRÄGE X. 31.1 (34) Dokumente seines Leben X. 32 Mozart und seine Welt in zeitgenössischen Bildern. JJ Heckenhauer was established in 1823 and is for more than 100 years a family business. All our books are carefully described, packed and shipped by registrated mail.

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        Leo Baeck Institute. Year Book.

      Oxford, University Press, 1956-2006.. Bände 1-51 in 51 Bänden. 8°. Blaue Leineneinbände.. ISSN: 0075-8744. Buchrücken mit Bibliotheksrückenschild. Titel mit kleinem Bibliotheksstempel, ansonsten sauberes Exemplar in guter Erhaltung.

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        A History of the English-Speaking Peoples, in Swiss-German] Geschichte. Band I–II [of 4].

      Alfred Scherz Verlag, Bern, 1956–57 - 2 volumes, octavo. Original dark purple cloth, spine lettered in gilt on blue and yellow panel, gilt device to front cover. Tear to front panel of vol. 2 jacket with slight loss, a few other nicks, very slight foxing to endpapers, a very good set. First Swiss edition, each volume signed by the author on the half-title, the first also dated 1956. Unmarked as such, but from the library of Churchill's literary agent, Emery Reves, in whose home the work was completed. Reves was instrumental in the development of English-Speaking Peoples, using his intimate knowledge of foreign markets to adapt Churchill's original, American-targeted, anglophone conception for wider popularity. Churchill wrote of how, "[Reves] has had lengthy telephonings with French, German, Italian and Scandinavian publishers, showing what they want for their editions." (quoted in Gilbert, Winston Churchill and Emery Reves.) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Les oiseaux de lune

      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. Gallimard Paris 1956 12x19cm relié

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        Libro illeggibile bianco nero giallo 1956

      In 4° 8 (cm 29x23), pagine nn. 50, tagliate in modi diversi e con diverse dimensioni. Cartoncini bianchi, neri e gialli. Brossura editoriale in custodia cartonata gialla. Edizione fuori commercio con le copie dedicate ad personam per gentile concessionr di Alberto Munari.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marisa Meroni]
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        SET OF 5 ORIGINAL LOBBY CARDS FROM THE 1957 FILM NOIR "NIGHTFALL

      Printed in U.S.A.: Columbia Pictures Corp., 1956. A Very Good+ to Near Fine set of Lobby Cards measuring 11 X 14". Cards #1 and #5 each have a dozen discreet pinholes, some light creasing and general edgewear around the margins, and a single 1/4" closed tear at the right martin of Card #1. Cards #2, 4, and 7 all have light general edgewear and some faint creasing at the margins. Color on all cards extremely bright and unfaded. An attractive set of Lobby Cards from the 1957 film noir based on David Goodis' novel, directed by Jacques Tourneur and starring, Aldo Ray, Brian Keith, and Anne Bancroft. Uncommon.

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        A Quantum Theory of the Scattering of X-rays by Light Elements" in Physical Review 21, May 1923, pp. 483-502

      - FIRST EDITION OF LEE AND YANG'S NOBEL PRIZE WINNING WORK ANNOUNCING THEIR THEORY OF BROKEN SYMMETRY AS AN EXPLANATION OF MESON DECAY; also present is a proposition regarding how to test this theory. This is the full volume 104 with the wraps - in perfect condition -- bound within. Every issue in the volume has its wraps and the volume as a whole contains many other papers of significance. In the summer of 1956, Lee and Yang worked as guest scientists at Brookhaven; in 1957 they received the Nobel Prize in physics for the work they did while there - work that involved radically questioning one of physics' basic tenets, the supposedly absolute law of parity conservation. When Lee and Yang interpreted their results from that summer, they found that during their use of Brookhaven's Cosmotron particle accelerator, the fundamental and supposedly absolute law of parity conservation had been violated. Lee and Yang's studies concerned two particles, the tau and the theta, which had the same masses, lifetimes and scattering behaviors, but which decayed differently in experiments at the Cosmotron. Because of this, the law of parity conservation required that these otherwise similar particles be considered different from one another. Furthermore, Lee and Yang suggested experiments that would show that the weak interaction of radioactive decay could indeed violate parity conservation. When the experiments were later successfully completed, the puzzle of the two particles was solved -- they could in fact be the same. CONDITION & DETAILS: Full volume. Lancaster: American Physical Society. 4to (10.75 x 8 inches; 268 x 200mm). Entire volume, continuously paginated pp. 1-736. Compton's paper: pp. 483-502. Ex-libris with no markings at the spine whatsoever. There are two stamps of the blank front fly leaf and an envelope on the front paste down. Minor. Illustration: In-text figures throughout. Exterior: Bound in blue cloth with a gilt-lettered spine; very slight rubbing at the edges. Tightly and solidly bound. The interior is bright and very clean throughout. Very good condition.

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        OZ BOOKS - COMPLETE 14-VOLUME SET

      Reilly & Lee, Chicago - Volume 1 has a c. date of 1956. These seem to have been printed in the 1960s. White pictorial cloth bindings. Volume 1 with illustrations by Denslow in either blue, green or red, the rest by Neill in black and white. The volume numbers have been written on the spines in ink of some kind. All but two have the previous owner's name inside, sometimes in several places in front and/or in back, and two with her name also on the rear cover. Two volumes have lightly soiled rear covers. Spines are lightly soiled, covers are slightly scuffed. All hinges are sound and pages are tight and clean. The last few pages of Volume 1 contain a listing of these titles, with short descriptions, and the owner has made a checkmark by each title. All in all, a nice sturdy set. The titles are: The Wizard of Oz, The Land of Oz, Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz, Ozma of Oz, The Road to Oz, The Emerald City of Oz, The Patchwork Girl of Oz, Tik-Tok of Oz, The Scarecrow of Oz, Rinkitink in Oz, The Lost Princess of Oz, The Tin Woodman of Oz, The Magic of Oz, and Glinda of Oz. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Bibliography of the Publications of Roman Jacobson

      n.p.: 1956.. An offprint of this 300+ item bibliography from the Festschrift "For Roman Jacobson". Inscribed by Jacobson to literary critic Harry Levin.. n.p.: 1956. 1956. 4°. 12 pages. Original wrappers (Softcover). An offprint of this 300+ item bibliography from the Festschrift "For Roman Jacobson". Inscribed by Jacobson to literary critic Harry Levin.

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        Autographen-Konvolut: 3 Postkarten, 4 kleine handschriftlcihe Briefe, 1 handschriftlicher Notizzettel, 1 maschinengeschriebener Brief + 4 Beilagen.

      - Die Postkarten und Briefe zwischen ca. 1956 - 1977. Die Briefe ( zusammen in einem Originalbriefumschlag Weyrauchs aus Worpswede ) sind teils mit Bleistift, teils mit Tinte geschrieben ( 2 Briefe doppelseitig, 2 kurze Briefe einseitig ). Die Briefe teils schwer leserlich. 3 Briefe auf Weyrauchs Briefpapier mit Adrersse *'Wolfgang Weyrauch, Worpswede*. 1 Brief *Liebe.sagen Sie bitte allen männlichen Arschlöchern, dass ich erst um 1/2 1 komme, Zahnarzt.und sagen Sie bitte allen weiblichen Arschlöchern, ich sei noch in Braunschweig. Ich wiege 147 Pfund. Mfg, Wey*. Die Postkarten aus Briol, aus Zürich sowie eine Kunstpostkarte. Der Notizzettel ebenfalls Hinweis auf Zahnprobleme, möglicherweise am 16.11.1956 datiert ( rote Maschinenschrift am Oberrand mit dieser Datierung ) und folgendem Text: * Ich gehe wegen Zähnen nach Hause ( 3 gezogen ). Bitte Buchhandlung Engel ( Herrn Elmenhorst ) anrufen: Es geht heute nicht. Frau Schmiedel, bitte, für heute Abend absagen.*. Weiterhin im Konvolut enthalten ein maschinengeschriebener Brief Weyrauchs mit monogrammierter Unterschrift vom 22.10. 1953 auf Briefpapier des Rowohlt Verlages *.Eigentlich gibts es hier nichts Neues, ausser dass Dr. Wolfradt am Montag wiederkommt, dass das Wetter rrübe ist, dass wir einen neuen Lektor haben, dass Sie noch nichts zur *Minute des Negers* geschrieben haben, dass dieselbe jetzt von 4 Sendern angenommen worden ist.dass die Tagung der Gruppe 47 in Bebenhausen bei Thüringen turbulent war.Herzlichst Ihr alter W.W.*. Beileigend eine Korrespondenzkarte wohl von der Witwe Weyrauchs vom 7. XII. 1980 * Liebe.das ist ein trauriger Briefwechsel, den wir führen. Sie können sich denken, wie ich mich fühle: gar nicht oder wie ein gar nichts, auf jeden Fall bin ich bloss noch eine Hälfte, die andre fehlt.* Ferner beiliegend 2 maschinengeschriebene Briefe aus dem Jahre 1952 die sich u.a. auf Wolfgang Weyrauch beziehen sowie 1 handschriftliche Ausarbeitung über 2 Seiten zu dem Buchtitel *Kind und Jugendlicher in der Enwicklung* von Hildegard Hetzer, möglicherweise durch Wolfgang Weyrauch als Lektor. Des weiteren ein maschinengeschriebener, persönlicher Brief mit handschriftlicher Unterschrift von Willi Wolfradt bezüglich des Todes von Wolfgang Weyrauch vom 14.11.1980. Von insgesamt recht guter Erhaltung. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        Plotins Schriften. Komplett in 12 Bänden.

      Felix Meiner Verlag., 1956-1964.. gebundene Ausgabe. Zwölf verlagsfrische Bände. ISBN 9783787317097

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        Nybyggarna. Boken om utvandrarna. Tredje delen.

      Stockholm; Bonniers, 1956. Originalupplaga. 19x13 cm. 627, (4, 1 blank) s. Förlagets halvklotband med mönstrade pärmpapper, utan skyddsomslag. Främre häftesomslag medbundet. Något snedläst. Fint ex. Dedikation: ''To Kristina with warmest wishes from Vilhelm''. Mottagaren Kristina Odelberg/Hedenblad (1917-2005) hade under 40-talet och möjligen även senare en kärleksaffär med Moberg, som döpte Kristina i Utvandrarserien efter henne. Kärleksaffären upptäcktes via en svit om 30 böcker som Moberg dedicerat till henne. I exemplaret av Utvandrarna (1949) skriver han: "Till Kristina, min älskade, som lånat sitt namn åt den kvinnliga huvudpersonen i denna bok, med tacksamhet och kärlek från Författaren", ett intyg som upprepas så sent som 1969 i pocketupplagan av Utvandrarserien: " Den 29/3 1969. / Till Kristina -- hon som givit sitt namn åt den kvinnliga huvudpersonen i utvandrarromanen och till Minnet / med innerlig tillgivenhet från Författaren", vilket visar att hon var fullt närvarande i hans tankevärld under hela denna tid och därmed mycket väl kan ha påverkat hans senare litterära produktion. Vad som ytterligare talar för detta är exemplaret av Vår ofödde son, en pjäs från 1945 som behandlar abort-problematik. Detta är den enda av böckerna som Kristina låtit binda in i ett påkostat rött skinnband, med en pärmficka längst bak där hon samlat tidningsartiklar om boken och dess författare. I Kristinas exemplar av den danska utgåvan av samma bok, utgiven 1947, finns en dedikation från översättaren: "Kaera Kristina! / Denne Bog, den til Dels handler om dig, sendes dig til Erindring -- ikke om Forfattaren, men om Oversatteren. / Din Carl Erik''

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        Diamonds are Forever

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1956, 1956. FIRST EDITION, First Impression, Binding A. Octavo, 257 pp. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards, titled in silver, in pictorial dustwrapper designed by Pat Marriott, housed in a quarter leather clamshell box. An association copy, formerly belonging to Sefton Delmer, a fellow intelligence agent, journalist colleague and close friend of Ian Fleming. 257 pp. Delmer bookplate (Valley Farm) to pastedown. A used copy, showing some general wear and handling but with a wonderful association; Delmer himself is characterized on page 23, as a boyfriend of James Bond's secretary Lil. The young reporters Delmer and Fleming met in Moscow in the 'thirties and they would soon work closely together in Naval Intelligence. After the war, they took similar career paths, with Delmer becoming Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent for the Daily Express and Fleming joining The Sunday Times as their Foreign Manager. In a typed statement (copy supplied), Sefton Delmer records "He [Fleming] was the godfather of my son. 'Call him Felix' he had said, 'there are too many Felix's in this world'. And he followed his own advice by creating an American partner for James Bond called Felix Leiter" [source: Ian Fleming Bibliographical Archive]. Ian Fleming: The Bibliography, A4a (1.1), pp.131, 639-40.

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        Passage de la Visitation

      GLM - Guy Levis Mano 1956 - Paris, aux éditions GLM, 1956 In-8, broché, 58 pp. Édition originale. UN DES 50 exemplaires du tirage de tête sur vélin d'Arches, les seuls avec quelques autres de collaborateurs contenant en frontispice UNE EAU-FORTE ORIGINALE DE JACQUES VILLON ICI SIGNEE ET JUSTIFIEE 27/50 (n° 27). Léger report de la gravure sur la page de titre. Recueil de poèmes en vers et en proses. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Index Of Psychoanalytic Writings; Complete Set Of Three Series And 14 Volumes

      New York: International Universities Press. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1956-1975. Cloth. An attractive and complete set of three series and 14 volumes in Very Good+ to Near Fine condition, minor sunning to spines and rubbing to edges and jackets. Last published at the price of $150 for each series; Grinstein's masterpiece covering the entire psychoanalytic literature from its inception through 1969. Every psychoanalytic book, article, monograph, and brief communication is listed in alphabetical sequence according to author and title. An indispensable bibliography for the follower of psychoanalytic literature .

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        Waiting for Godot

      Faber & Faber, London 1956 - First UK edition. Gold cloth with bright red lettering to spine. Spine head slightly softened. Glue darkened/puckering of paper to endpages. Publisher's note tipped in following copyright page. Unmarked, sharp-cornered. The unclipped jacket in mylar slightly chipped at spine ends and rubbed at spine edge. Jacket price reads 9s 6d net. A tight square unmarked copy in unclipped jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Escape from Five Shadows

      Houghton Mifflin, 1956-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1956. 213 p. First edition, first printing. (Dated title page with matching date on copyright page.) Very Good in about Very Good dust jacket. Clean, bright pages. Top edge has a number of small ink blots. Former owner's name on half-title. Dust jacket lightly chipped at top edge; some rubbing to front panel; back panel has wear spot, light scratching; price-clipped. A nice copy of the third of Leonard's rare Westerns.

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

      London: Photography Magazine, [1956] - Quarto. Original black cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt. With the dust jacket. Housed in a custom solander box. A fine copy in the bright, price-clipped jacket with repaired chip to foot of front panel, spine ends rubbed and nicked with reinforcement to rear, and short closed tear to head of rear panel. llustrated throughout with monochrome photographs. First UK edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed on the half-title: "To Dennis, Happy New York, William Klein. April '03." Klein's classic photography work was first published earlier the same year, and is the first of his four city books which include Rome (1960), Moscow and Tokyo (both 1964). Parr & Badger, Roth 101.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Complete UK Book Club Editions of Ian Fleming's James Bond Novels Comprising: Live and Let Die, Diamonds Are Forever, From Russia With Love, Dr No, Goldfinger, For Your Eyes Only (short stories inc From A View To A Kill, Quantum of Solace), Thunderball, The Spy Who loved Me, On Her Majesty's Secret Service, You Only Live Twice, The Man with the Golden Gun

      London: Foyle [The Book Club] 1956-1966., 1956. 11 volumes; 8vo. Publisher's hardbacks in dustwrappers. Some toning and and occasional spotting to the cheap paperstock, minor wear as expected, but generally a very good set, housed in a custom-made fleece-lined slipcase. The entire run of the popular British book club editions, which began in 1956 with 'Live and Let Die'. In total eleven of the fourteen James Bond titles were issued in this format and this set is complete as published. The books were offered in this cheaper format, usually one year after the Cape first editions- some share the same Jonathan Cape artwork, but after the 'Thunderball' painting was damaged while on loan in America, Cape would no longer lend out their original art; as such the Book Club commissioned their own action packed and striking cover designs.

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        Moonraker (A James Bond novel)

      London, Pan Books 1956 , 1956. FIRST UK EDITION in paperback, and one of the more elusive softcover titles. Slim octavo, pictorial card wrappers. Sunned to spine, faint name to top edge. Very good. Issued as part of the 'Great Pan' series. A particularly scarce British paperback Bond . Gilbert A3a (16.1).

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        THE OLD MAN’S ROAD

      New York: Voyages. 1956. First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. One of only 50 copies (of a total edition of 750). A near fine copy in the original dustwrapper. Scarce. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        China in Transition. A Moment in History

      London: Thames & Hudson, 1956. First Edition. Very good to near fine condition with vg jacket, edgewear and scuffing to jacket, back cover of jacket has tear fixed with tape, slightly bumped corners, previous owner's inscription on ffep. Extremely rare and seminal early book on Cartier-Bresson.

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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. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Josef Sudek Fotografie

      Prague: Statni Nakladatelstvi Krasne Literatury, Hudby A Umeni 1956 - First Edition. Small quarto. 232 plates of Sudek's photography from 1915-1954, presented in chronological order, with a list of images in the rear of the book. (Roth 144-145, Open Book 166-167, Auer 362). Tiniest of edge creases to the tips of a few internal pages, else a fine in a near fine jacket, lightly toned, with a little wear to the spinal extremities. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books]
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        Their Paths Crossed Mine - Memoirs of the Commandant-General of the Ossewa-Brandwag

      Central News Agency, Ltd., South Africa, 1956, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, 1st Edition279 pages (complete). These memoirs of the Afrikaner nationalist leader Hans van Rensburg are in general good condition. Van Rensburg was much persuaded by national-socialism after a visit to Nazi Germany, and during his time at the Ossewa-Brandwag, he and his peers were advocates of a 'sjambokracy' or 'the law of the whip'. The dustjacket is much worn and torn about the extremities. The dj covers are scuffed and worn. Nonetheless, the dj is whole and stoic. The green board cover is good-looking, neat and smart. There is very mild wear to the corners and the head and foot of the spine. The frontis and end pages are tanned. The pages are clear, clean, confident, assured, firm and very healthy. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Africana - Memoir; Africana- Politics; Inventory No: anld.

      [Bookseller: Chapter 1 Books]
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        Travel in Aquatint and Lithography. 1770 - 1860. From the Library of J. R. Abbey. A Bibliographical Catalogue. 2 Volumes (= complet). Volume 1: World, Europe, Africa. Volume 2: Asia, Oceania, Antarctica, America.

      London, Curwen Press, 1956-1957.. 4°. 32 cm. XIII, XIV,675 Seiten. Original-Leinenbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln, Kopfgoldschnitt.. Nummer 144 von 400 nummerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe. Englischsprachige Ausgabe. Mit zahlreichen Illustrationen. Einband minimal fleckig, ansonsten sehr gutes Exemplar. Number 144 of 400 copies of the limited edition. English language edition. With many illustrations. Two original cloth bindings. Nearly fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        Escape from Five Shadows

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1956. First. First edition. Fine with ink owner name on front pastedown in near fine dustwrapper with a little rubbing on the front panel, and two tiny tears barely worthy of mention. The third of the author's three Houghton Mifflin hardcover westerns, from early in Leonard's career. He has gone on to become one of the most successful mystery novelists working today, and several of his works have been adapted to film. Only a small number of hardcover copies of this edition were printed, and most of them went to libraries (when copies surface on the market they usually have replaced endpapers and remnants of library markings). A superior copy of a notable rarity, avidly sought by both western and mystery collectors. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Hobbit

      George Allen & Unwin, 1956-01-01. Hardcover. Good/Good jacket. Near VG, some fade to spine despite jacket. Minor wear to jacket edges. Clipped, but retains price 12s. 6d. Eighth impression 1956. Nice clean white pages throughout, no foxing and no inscriptions. Robust packaging. 1st class post to the UK, Airmail worldwide

      [Bookseller: M Godding Books Ltd]
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        If I Ran the Circus

      US: Random House. New York, Random House, 1956. Hardback first edition and first impression. Without jacket. Signed by the author without inscription as Dr Seuss. Some rubbing and scuffing to the boards, corners and spine tips with gentle pushing. Seuss's usual fare of the gradual accumulation of stranger and more outlandish events leading to a final cacophony! A wonderful book. . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1956.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        DOWN THERE (SHOOT THE PIANO PLAYER)

      Fawcett Publications / Gold Medal, Greenwich 1956 - First Printing, a paperback original. Small octavo; glossy, illustrated wrappers, with terrific cover art by Mitchell Hooks; yellow edgestaining; 157pp, [3]. A stress crease to rear cover, with a few pinpoint rubs and light tanning to lower text edges; very Near Fine, and the best we've seen after many years of looking. Among the scarcest of Goodis' paperback original novels, and basis for the iconic French film noir Tirez sur le Pianiste (Shoot the Piano Player), directed by François Truffaut and starring Charles Aznavour. A truly superb copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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        Profiles in Courage

      Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1956. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York 1956. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Edition with the code "M-E". Blue cloth boards. Illustrated. Jacket priced at $3.50. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards and pages. Crease at spine, light age toning at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, age toning. Light spots, light chipping. Wrapped in a new mylar cover.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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        La téte tournée.

      Editions du livre,, Monte Carlo, 1956 - Monte Carlo, Editions du livre, 1956. 4°-kl. M. 12 Orig.-Lithographien v. M.de Vlaminck. 176 S., 2 Bll. OU. in OPp.-Chemise. (diese leicht angeschmutzt, sonst gut). Nr. 340 v. 350 Exempl., im Druckverm.v. Künstler u. Verleger signiert. Monod 11354 (diese leicht angeschmutzt, sonst gut). Nr. 340 v. 350 Exempl., im Druckverm.v. Künstler u. Verleger signiert. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Seidel & Richter]
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        Down There

      New York: Fawcett / Gold Medal, 1956. 157 p. First edition. Paperback original. Good condition. Clean pages. Spine a bit cocked, front hinge a little tender. A bit of fading to spine as well, creasing to cover. A solid copy. A scarce true first of David Goodis' classic noir novel, which was the basis of Francois Truffaut's 1960 film Shoot the Piano Player.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Chinese Paper-cuts. L'Art Populaire Chinois - Les Decoupures de Papier. Chinesische Scherenkunst

      Peking: Guozi Shudian, 1956 - Illustrated papercovered cloth folder [23.4*16.8cm] with 3 flaps closed by 2 ivory fasteners. Contains a 4-page introduction (text in Chinese, English and French) dated 1955 and another 8-page introduction booklet (text in Chinese, English, French and German) dated 1956. 21 colored papercuts on 22.5*15.9cm mats. Previous owner's ink stamp on right top corner of folder. Text pages and plates almost as new. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        Eigenh. musikalisches Albumblatt mit U.

      [Frankfurt], Februar 1956.. ½ S. auf Doppelblatt. Qu.-gr.-8vo.. Schönes viertaktiges musikalisches Motiv mit Widmung "für Herrn Dr. Poth". - Beiliegend: Portraitphotographie (13 x 18 cm; von Felicitas Timpe, München); Originalabzug.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        I WONDER AS I WANDER: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL

      1956. HUGHES, Langston. I WONDER AS I WANDER: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL. NY: Rinehart and Company, 1956. Octavo, gray cloth in dust jacket; 405 pages. First EditIon (with the "R" colophon on the copyright page). Signed presentation from Hughes on the front endpaper: "For the Abbotts- my second life- of which, like a cat, I hope I have nine- Sincerely, Langston Hughes. Linwood, January 10, 1958." The second of the author's two autobiographies. Near fine (very minor wear edges); in a magnificent (just a few extremely tiny tears) dust jacket. $1,750.00.

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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