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        La tete tournee

      Andre Suaret, Monte Carlo 1956 - 177 pages. 25 x 19 cm. Twelve original black and white lithographs signed in the plate, printed by Mourlot. Limited edition, one of 350 copies, this a hors commerce copy marked HC -- a signed presentation copy in blue ink on free front endpaper to Maximilien Gouriener. MONOD 11354. Bright, fresh copy. Orig. illustrated stiff cream wrappers lettered in red. Near fine in slightly nicked glassiner overwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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      [Paris: Louis Broder, 1956].. Small quarto. Stiff lithographically decorated wrappers. Lithographed three panel frontis (replicating the slipcase decoration) and three original full-plate dry-point etchings. Textual illustrations. Fine (but see below) in glassine, chemise and shelfworn slipcase. First edition. One of 150 numbered copies on Vergé de Montval, from a total edition of 180 numbered copies, all signed on the justification by Pablo Picasso, who contributed the three dry-points (two of them portraits of Jacob) and the lithographs. The textual illustrations are original woodcuts by Georges Aubert after drawings by Picasso. This collection of Jacob's essays was published as a tribute to him on what would have been the occasion of his 80th birthday. In this copy, either in error or by action of a previous owner, the title-leaf bifolium has in its place the [4]pp prospectus, with the upper panel replicating the title-page. ARTIST & THE BOOK 238. MONOD 6297. GOEPPERT 78. BLOCH 743-745, 802-804.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Bible. Verve, Vol. VIII, N. 33 et 34

      Paris: Verve, 1956. ril cartone. Ottimo (Fine). 4to. Ce double numéro est consacré à la reproduction intégrale en héliogravure des 105 planches gravées à l'eau-forte par Marc Chagall, entre 1930 et 1955, pour l'illustration de la Bible. L'artiste a composé spécialement pour la présent ouvrage 16 lithographies en couleurs et 12 en noir, ainsi que la couverture et la page de titre. Textes par Jean Wahl et Meyer Schapiro. 105 planches en noir Ce volume a été achevé d'imprimer par les Maitres-Imprimeurs Draeger Frères pour l'héliogravure et par Mourlot Frères pour la lithographie

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,. [1956]. Octavo,. cloth.. A fine copy in nearly fine first printing dust jacket (priced $2.75. on the front flap) with light rubbing at spine ends and corner tips,. several faint wrinkles at upper spine end, and some internal tanning. with a bit of show through to yellow lettering on spine panel.. Overall, an attractive example of the jacket. (#113345). First edition. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-520.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Informationsbulletin (Czechoslovakia) / Rat der Jüdischen Gemeinden in Böhmen und Mähren zu Prag; Zentralverband der Jüdischen Gemeinden in der Slovakei [4 volumes, 32 issues]

      NP n/d - Ex-library. 1 quarto & 3 octavo volumes. Original bulletins bound in matching red library buckram with gold lettering on spine. Vol. I: Sep. 1956 - Feb. 1960. Vol. II: Apr. 1960 - Jan. 1962. Vol. III: Jan. 1963 - Nov. 1964. Vol. IV: Feb. 1965 - Sept. 1966. Rare collection of this news release (entitled Informationsbulletin) which was published by the Council of Jewish Communities in Bohemia and Moravia from 1956-1971. Many of the articles describe a variety of Holocaust remembrance events concerning the Jewry of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, the contribution of research and writing by rabbis and scholars to promote Holocaust remembrance, production of dramas and art exhibitions focusing on the suffering of the Czechoslovakian Jews during World War II, etc. Library stamp on page edges and front and rear endpapers in octavo volumes. Usual age toning to leaves. Mimeographed typescript. Text in German. Tight copies in very good condition. Broken but rare run of this Jewish periodical, published in Communist Czechoslovakia. Total of 32 issues. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        15 Erotic Stories from Esoterica Press

      [1956]. A group of fifteen erotic stories from the 1950s produced by the clandestine publisher Esoterica Press. Each is composed of mimeographed or photomechanically reproduced sheets stapled with a colored front wrap, a few illustrated. Many of the stories have punch holes along the right margin (as issued?) and are stamped with a date and red serial number; one is prong-bound. Overall very good with minor creases and bumping at the corners.Information about Esoterica Press is virtually nonexistent unlike some of the better known back room erotic publishers, such as 7 Zephyrs Press. The individual stories shed little light on their origin with little or no publishing information outside of the press's name, nor indexes or advertisements for other titles, and with but two authors identified by name: Phoebe Smith and Gavin Moore. The time period of the publications suggest they may be copies of stories commissioned by the Oklahoma oil man and smut connoisseur, Roy Melisander Johnson, which wereduplicated by book agents and sold privately for extra cash unbeknownst to Johnson. No matter the source, little is know outside the stories themselves which usually follow the popular theme of an innocent man or woman exposed to the siren calls of wanton sex through seduction or by force and discipline.A fascinating collection of erotic stories exposing the hidden sexual mores of the 1950s America and the clandestine method of distribution and consumption. OCLC locates no copies of those titles.List:1. The Amors of Armando. Esoterica Press 1956. [17]pp. Story #105.2. Doctor Hot. Esoterica Press 1956. 38pp. Story #38.3. Free and Plenty by Phoebe Smith. Esoterica Press 1956. 22pp. Story #223. "The Amazing tale of a poor orphan English girl who is beaten and taken advantage of, but finally rises to riches."4. Happy Harlot. Esoterica Press 1956. [18]pp. Illustrated front wrapper. Story #146.5. Janet's Journey. Esoterica Press 1956. [11]pp. Story #25.6. The Lewd Revelry. Esoterica Press 1956. [15]pp. Illustrated front wrapper. Story #189.7. Liquid Love. Esoterica Press [no date]. [16]pp. Story #289.8. The Mad Afternoon. Esoterica Press 1956. 5pp. Story #26.9. The Missouri Sex Club. Esoterica Press [no date]. [15]pp. Story #27.10. Night of Horror Part I and II [The Vortex] by Gavin Moore. Esoterica Press [no date]. [25]pp., and [20]pp. Illustrated front wrapper. Story #231.11. Rat Pack. Esoterica Press 1956. [8]pp. Story #134.12. The Red Circle. Esoterica Press 1956. [17]pp. Story #40. "A tales of wild lust on the part of a young girl, and the vengeance of her boy friend's father, a member of a secret cult."13. Successful "Lover" Part II. [Esoterica Press] 1955. [11]pp. Book 95. "The hot confession of a husky fellow and his relations with a convent girl."14. Teacher's Pet. Esoterica Press [no date]. [23]pp. Illustrated front wrapper. Story #189.15. Ten Big Inches. Esoterica Press [1956]. [15]pp. Story #121. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Picasso Lithographe III 1949-1956

      Monte Carlo: André Sauret Editions du Livre, 1956. Prima edizione (First Edition). broch, sovrac (broch, DJ). Molto buono (Very Good). 4to. Notices et catalogue établis par Fernand Mourlot. La couverture et le frontispice sont deux lithographies originales faites par Picasso pour cet ouvrage. Alla copertina e al frontespizio 2 litografie originali di Picasso realizzate appositamente per questa edizione

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        SOME TREES

      Yale University Press, New Haven 1956 - Poet's first trade book, one of only 817 copies, with a foreword by W. H. Auden. Mostly erased but still visible pencil signature of Donald M. Allen on the front endpaper, editor of the important anthology, THE NEW AMERICAN POETRY 1945-1960, that helped to solidify the post-war non-academic movement of poetry in the United States. Also INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the poet in 1999 on the title page. Fine in just about Fine dustwrapper with slight tanning to the spine and a tiny closed tear at the rear [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Die Vorzüge der Windhühner.

      Luchterhand, Berlin 1956 - First Edition of the author's first book. Octavo. Fine in illustrated wrappers as issued. Signed by the author. German novelist Gunter Grass is the recipient 1965 Georg Büchner Prize, the 1999 Prince of Asturias Awards, and the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature, which was bestowed on Grass for him "whose frolicsome black fables portray the forgotten face of history." Die Vorzüge der Windhühner is Grass' first publication and marks the beginning of a highly influential career amongst the German-Swedish Academy and abroad. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Quiet days in Clichy

      The Olympia Press, Paris 1956 - 171 pag - 29 photo's on clossy paper by Brassai - Try first edition - Fragile, hinges weak, crack in the spine [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Von Meyenfeldt, Slaats & Sons]
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        Gesamtausgabe (11 Bde.).

      Darmstadt, Wissenschaftl. Buchges., 1956-77 - 8°, ca. 3000 S., OLwd., Num. a. Vors. u. Titel, Exlibris. Einige Bleistiftanstr. in vier Bänden. Enthalten sind: Wesen des Symbolbegriffs; Kants Leben und Lehre; Das Erkenntnisproblem in der Philosophie und Wissenschaft der neueren Zeit I bis IV; Philosophie der symbolischen Formen I-III; Individuum und Kosmos; Philosophie der symbolischen Formen - Index.Cassirer, Ernst (1874-1945) Philosoph. Prof. Univ. Hamburg, 1933 mußte er nach Schweden emigrieren (Prof. für Philosophie, Göteborg), von dort floh er 1941 in die USA (Gastprofessor an der Yale Univ. New Haven; ab 1944 Columbia Univ. New York). Mit seinem vierbändigen Werk Das Erkenntnisproblem verschaffte sich C. nationale und internationale Reputation als Autor einer Problemgeschichte der Philosophie. (DBE). 15000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Hemingway signs a check from his Cuban home "Finca La Vigia," endorsed by his friend and fishing buddy, Roberto Herrera

      Check Signed "Ernest M. Hemingway," 6.5? x 2.75?. Havana, Cuba, Junio 13, 1956. Drawn on the Havana branch of The First National Bank of Boston, text in Spanish. Payable to ?Roberto Herrera? (Herrera has written his own name) for $30.22 (?Treinta con 22/100? pesos). Endorsed on verso ?Roberto Herrera?. Bank stamping lines nick a few letters of signature. Fine condition.This check is from the personal property of Roberto Herrera Sotolongo, the personal secretary and friend of Ernest Hemingway. Herrera and Hemingway met in 1942, when Herrera became a crewmember aboard Hemingway?s boat the ?Pilar?, at the height of World War II, when Hemingway patrolled the Gulf Stream for German submarines for the US Government. Herrera and Hemingway became friends while sharing in their mutual interests of hunting, fishing aboard the ?Pilar?, and drinking at their favorite bar, La Floridita. They also attended bullfights, cockfights, and jai alai

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        Industry Map of Oakland - Richmond, Alameda - Contra Costa County, CA.

      San Francisco, Calif.: Southern Pacific Company, rev. 1958. 1956 - Blueline print, 30 inches x 112 inches. From First Street and Linden Street to Giant and Sobrante station points. Colored pencilling indicates zones and districts. With Index to Industry listing approx 700 industries, indexed alphabetically and by number to map location. Scale 1 inch = 1000 feet.

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        Evangeliorum Quattuor : Codex Lindisfarnensis : Musei Britannici Codex Cottonianus Nero D. IV Permissione Musei Britannici Totius Codicis Similtudo Expressa ,

      Olten and Lucerne, Switzerland: Urs Graf. 1956. First edition thus. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition thus, 1956. Large folio. Two volumes: [8]pp. plus 259 leaves, printed recto and verso, and containing monochrome and color images of the manuscript (color images on plates tipped in); xxiv,295,176 plus tipped-in frontispiece and 60 plates. Facsimile volume in full vellum, cover stamped in blind, spine titled in brown; text volume in original vellum-backed plain paper over boards, spine titled in red. Bindings lighly scuffed and marked, else near fine. A magnificent facsimile production of the Lindisfarne Gospels, accompanied by an impressive volume of scholarly commentary.

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        Island Song

      Hong Kong: (Frederic Prokosch). 1956. First. First edition. Decorate and correugated paper self-wrappers with printed gold foil label. 24mo. Fine. Out of a total edition of 44 copies, this is copy in unnumbered and designated by Prokosch as the "Author's Copy". Inscribed by the author. Extra label tipped-in. A brief poem, one of the author's rare "butterfly books". Prokosch was an American novelist of remarkable promise who later fell under a cloud for manufacturing some spurious "rare first editions", which he did while experimenting with the handpress he used to manufacture the butterfly books. Additionally he reprinted some of the books between 1978-1980, but the provenance of this book, and the owner's notes that accompany the book indicate that it was obtained in the 1950s. His reputation has suffered despite the fact that his books were both a critical and popular success at the time of publication. Rare. OCLC locates five copies in institutions. .

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        Return of the King, The Final Volume or Third Part in a Trilogy Acclaimed as a Modern Epic Lord of Rings Collectively Called, This is 1956, 1st Edition, 1st Impression of the First US Edition of Return of the King

      Houghton Mifflin Boston, Printed in Great Britain on Copyright Page RIVERSIDE Press 1956 - Hardback, NODJ, 1956 on title page , 1st Edition, 1st impression of the First US edition, X-LIBRARY, Usual Wear Stamps , VG-/GOOD, AS-IS, NOJACKET, Blue Tweed cloth lettered in bright YELLOW on Front & Spine TITLES in White, Tears rips along Spine Cvr edge left Side, Cover light Wear & small Nick relatively Nicecondition, 416 pages, Interior Nice, tight Clean light FoX Wear, No Appendix, Scuff wear cvr corners, This is 1 Volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Maximus Poems / 1-10. [with]: The Maximus Poems / 11-22

      Jonathan Williams, Stuttgart 1956 - First edition. Two volumes. Quarto. Introduction by Robert Creeley laid in as issued. Calligraphic covers by Jonathan Williams. Issued as *Jargon 7* and *Jargon 9*. The first volume is fine in stiff wrappers, in the original publisher's paper outer wrapping paper stamped "Olson. Poems" and is one of 300 copies; the second volume is very good in stiff wrappers with three small tears and a thin horizontal stain on the front wrap, and a split at the bottom of the flap fold, and is one of 350 copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      Columbia Pictures Corp., Printed in U.S.A. 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.

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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        Hare and Guy Fawkes - First Edition *SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY ALISON UTTLEY*

      London: Collins. Hardcover. Upon half-title page is handwritten in blue ink "Miss Fagan, The indomitable cheerful helper of the hesitant and wavering, with greetings from Alison Uttley" Book clean with light wear. Backstrip complete and intact. Gift greetings upon half-title page. Average wear to dust jacket which is missing small chips at corners and bears several short openings. Foxing to backside of dust jacket. Overall a quality copy. Please browse our excellent selection of Alison Uttley first editions. . Very Good. 1956. First Edition.

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        The Chronicles of Narnia: The Last Battle

      The Bodley Head 1956 - Published by Bodley Head, London: 1956. 1st edition of the 7th book from the Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis, illustrated by Pauline Baynes. This hardcover with its original boards is in Near Fine condition, with some slight fading to the spine and a gift inscription 'Y. B. Miines Easter 1956'. The dustjacket is also in Near Fine condition, with just a small crease down the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Everlasting Editions]
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        THE LAST BATTLE A Story for Children. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.

      London: The Bodley Head. 1956. - Original blue cloth, silver gilt. Original pictorial dust-wrapper. Octavo. First edition. Light spotting on endpapers; light spotting on rear panel of wrapper; else an a near fine copy, without inscription; the wrapper un-priced-clipped. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Miles Books ABA ILAB]
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        The Last Battle. A Story for Children.

      London: Bodley Head, 1956 - Octavo. Original blue boards, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in the dust jacket, with a trace of spotting to the lower panel and very faint tanning to the white portion of the spine panel. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes. First edition, first impression. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      The Bodley Head 1956 - 1st 1956. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped, some slight fading to cover edges. Foxing to first few and last few pages and outer page edges else a nice bright copy. Blue pictorial wrapper is edge rubbed with a few tiny closed tears, foxed and a bit grubby on rear panel. Overall a very good copy of the scarce first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        The Last Battle

      The Bodley Head, London 1956 - Binding clean, dustwrapper not price clipped, small chip to wrapper at top left corner. The final volume of the Narnia series. 184 pages. Numerous black and white drawings, some full-page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Last Battle. A Story for Children. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.

      London: The Bodley Head, 1956 - Octavo. Original blue boards, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. Contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper. Spine rolled and a little faded, lower corner bumped, spotting to edges, endpapers, title page, and occasionally to contents. A good copy in the rubbed and marked jacket with a small chip from the head of the spine panel affecting the title. Illustrations throughout. First edition, first impression. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Last Battle

      Bodley Head, London 1956 - First Printing. Original unclipped jacket with 9s 6d net price intact. Jacket very nice with small closed tear on top front near spine, and wear along folds. Blue cloth boards are clean and unfaded. Pages with the exception of a name written on FFEP are clean, unmarked, and undamaged. Very nice example of the last book of The Chronicles of Narnia [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Under Milk Wood: A Play for Voices

      London: J.M. Dent. (1956). Eighth impression. Slightly cocked, else near fine in very good dustwrapper. Originally commissioned as a BBC radio play. This copy Inscribed by Harold Pinter (using his stage name, David Baron) to his first wife, the actress Vivien Merchant, apparently on the two month anniversary of their marriage: "To Vivien, Nov. 56. Almost two months! David." Merchant went on to play the part of Mrs. Pugh in the 1972 film version of the play directed by Andrew Sinclair, along with a cast that also featured Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Peter O'Toole, Glynis Johns, and Sian Phillips. .

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        THE HUNDRED AND ONE DALMATIONS. Illustrated by Janet and Anne Grahame - Johnstone

      Heinemann,London.,1956. FIRST EDITION.8vo.Beautifully illustrated with decorative endpapers and 55 mono illustrations throughout,some full and double page.Finely bound,by the Chelsea Bindery,in full white morocco with black onlay patches,imitating the markings of a Dalmation.Spine lettered in gilt.All edges gilt.A fine copy in a black leather entry slip-case.Filmed successfully as both an animated Disney cartoon and two action comedies starring Glenn Close as Cruella De Vil.:

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        Profiles in Courage: Decisive Moments in the Lives of Celebrated Americans

      Harper & Brothers, 1956. A-G. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good; minor chipping to top and bottom of spine and small wearing across the creases of the dust jacket. Dedicated To My Wife. People profiled: John Quincey Adams, Daniel Webster, Sam Houston, Robert A. Taft, and others. The last chapter is "The Meaning

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        Drei Gedichte, im November 1944 in Baden geschrieben.

      - 3 Bl. Typoskript auf Büttenpapier in rosafarbenem Büttenumschlag mit maschinenschriftl. Titel. 21,2 : 16,1 cm. Enthält die Gedichte: Späte Prüfung; Traurigkeit; Aufhorchen. – DABEI: Originalphotographie-Postkarte mit typogr. Text verso: „H. Hesse mit seinem jüngsten Enkel 1956 fot. Heiner Hesse" und handschriftlichem Gruss des Dichters in Bleistift: „Dank für / Tilli / HH". – Provenienz: Max und Margrit Wassmer, Schloss Bremgarten bei Bern.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        Illustrations for the Bible (Verve #33-34)

      Harcourt Brace, 1956-01-01. Hardcover. VeryGood.

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        La femme 100 têtes Avis au lecteur par André Breton

      New York: Editions de l’Oeil/George Wittenborn 1956 - One of an edition limited to 1000 copies. 4to. 12 pages of text and 147 illustrations. This copy is not numbered. Illustrated wrappers, with a glassine jacket. The glassine shows light dusting and tanning, and there is a small hole in the glassine on the rear panel. Light dusting to the upper edge, and light brown-spotting to fore-edge. Tanning to the spine. Text is in French. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        To a Little Girl, One Year Old, in a Ruined Fortress

      (New Haven CT): School of Design Yale University. (1956). First. First edition. Square octavo. Printed boards as issued. The slightest of rubbing, a virtually new, unread copy. According to some sources one of about 175 copies designed, illustrated, and printed by Jane Doggett at the Department of Graphic Arts at the Yale School of Design. A superlative copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Gone With The Wind

      New York: The Macmillan Company,, 1956. Tall octavo. Publisher's presentation skiver, spine gilt in compartments, light blue endpapers. Lightly rubbed at extremities, endpapers faded at the edges. An excellent copy. Limited edition in celebration of the dedication of "White Columns on Peachtree", the colonial revival building that was home to Atlanta's WSB and WSB-TV stations from 1956 to 1998. WSB-TV was founded in 1948 by James M. Cox, publisher of the Atlanta Journal newspaper, making it the second oldest broadcaster south of Washington D. C.. This copy signed on the limitation leaf by Jean Hendrix, the station's promotions manager, and John M. Outler, the general manager.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      New York: Macmillan Company. Near Fine. 1956. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Wear to bottom of spine. Small closed tear to page 3; Special limited edition published in 1956 commemorating the new headquarters of WSB and WSB-TV in Atlanta, 'White Columns on Peachtree' was the name of the new building ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 1037 pages .

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        Emmène-moi au bout du monde !.

      Denoël, Paris 1956 - Paris, Denoël, 1956. 21,5 x 14 cm (R), in-8°, 298 pp. + 3 ff. n. ch., reliure en plein chagrin fauve, dos à 4 nerfs titre doré et filets en encadrement, non rogné, à grandes marges, témoins conservés. Edition originale. L'un des 86 exemplaires sur Hollande van Gelder, deuxième papier après 22 sur Japon et avant 195 sur vélin pur fil : n° 66. Très bel exemplaire, malgré les plats partiellement et légèrement insolés. Intégralement non coupé. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Konvolut Originalfotografien.

      . . 13 s/w. Fotografien in verschiedenen Formaten: 3 aus "Der Verführer" von Joachim Vogel, Winterthur, verso gestempelt. 3 aus "Der Lückenbüsser", unbeschriftet. 1 aus "Die aktuellsten Antiquitäten" von Toni Baggenstos, verso beschriftet. 6 unbeschriftete. - Dazu: 1 A4-Plakat vom Theater am Hechtplatz, ab 23. Nov. (19)78: "Walter Roderer, der Lücken-Büsser. Lustspiel von Andreas Rosgony". - 1 Kartoniertes Plakat (32,8x44 cm): Neuaufführung: Der Herr mit der schwarzen Melone. Walter Roderer, Gustav Kunutz, Sabina Sesselmann u.a. Mit montierter s/w. Fotografie. (Kanten etwas bestossen, Ränder etwas fleckig). - 1 s/w. Fotografie (27,3x24 cm), verso beschritet "Ruth Jecklin als Maiti in Steibruch, Baden + St. Gallen 1956", unter Passepartout, gerahmt (46,2x38 cm).

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        The Living and the Dead (First UK Edition)

      Hutchinson, London 1956 - First Edition. also first edition in English and first in hardcover, preceded by the French edition. Second issue dust jacket with a price-clip at the bottom of the front flap and a price of 12/6 net to the left of the clip. Basis for Alfred Hitchcock's 1958 classic film, Vertigo, starring James Stewart and Kim Novak. Near Fine in an about Very Good dust jacket. Jacket is rubbed and nicked at the corners, with a few short closed tears and one slightly rough tear at the top front panel, and a small chip at the top rear panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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      Hutchinson, London 1956 - First Impression. Near Fine in a Very Good, priceclipped dustjacket. Publisher's red-orange cloth stamped in gilt on the spine; a touch of foxing to the front and rear endpages, else Fine and clean throughout. The second issue jacket has had both prices clipped, resulting in an uneven cut to bottom corner of the front flap. Rear panel a bit soiled, with some shallow chipping at the crown of the spine and the upper corner tips, a tiny chip at the base of the front joint, and a larger one at the lower right corner. Several edgetears present, with and inch long one along the upper edge of the rear flap. Despite its flaws, the spine panel remains unfaded, and the book presents well enough. Preceded only by the wrappered French First, the British Edition was the first in hardcover and the first to be translated into English. Basis for the 1958 film noir 'Vertigo,' directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring James Stewart and Kim Novak. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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        Suite Vollard.

      - Teufen - Suisse, Editions Arthur Niggli, 1956. Introduzione di Hans Bolliger. Testo interamente in francese. In 4to; cop. originale in tutta tela di colore nero figurata con sovraccoperta figurata; pp. XXIV. Con 100 tavole in bianco e nero fuori testo del periodo dal 1930 al 1937 che sono ripartite ad eccezione delle prime 27 in differenti temi: L'Etreinte (5 acque-forti), Rembrandt (4 acque-forti), L'Atelier du Sculpteur (46 acque-forti), Le Minotaure (11 acque-forti), Le Minotaure aveugle (4 acque-forti) e come conclusione i 3 ritratti di Ambrosie Vollard. Ottima copia. Ax

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