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        The Last Battle

      London: The Bodley Head,, 1956. A Story for Children. Octavo. Original blue boards, titles to spine in silver. With the pictorial dust jacket. With black and white illustrations Pauline Baynes throughout. Ghost of a bookplate to front free endpaper. A fine copy with an excellent jacket with slightly sunned spine, mild foxing to rear panel and flaps, and slightly nicked and rubbed extremities. First edition, first impression of the seventh and last book in the Narnia series.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Ausgrabungen und Funde. Nachrichtenblatt für Vor- und Frühgeschichte. Bände 1-37. 1956-1992. (alles Erschienene). Mit Register 1-25. In Heften. Dabei: ARCHÄOLOGISCHES NACHRICHTENBLATT. Herausgegeben von W. Menghin, B. Hänsel, G. Wetzel. Konvolut von 13 Heften, 1996 - 2006.

      Berlin, Akademie Verlag 1956 (- 1992). Gr.8°, Broschiert. - Sehr guter Zustand..

      [Bookseller: Krull GmbH - Versandantiquariat -]
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        Sequences

      Cambridge: privately printed at the University Press,, 1956. Octavo. Original blue cloth-backed marbled boards, titles to spine gilt. With the original glassine wrapper. Ends and corners slightly rubbed, faint toning or spotting to edges and endpapers, sticker residue to rear free endpaper, boards mildly bowed, still a very good copy in a somewhat tanned and crinkled but still remarkably intact example of the original glassine wrapper. One of 25 copies privately printed at the Cambridge University Press, "for private distribution by the author", succeeding the first publication in Faber & Faber's trade edition of the same year. A scarce and pleasingly personal edition of Sassoon's religious poems.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        BROXBOURNE LIBRARY, STYLES AND DESIGNS OF BOOKBINDINGS FROM THE TWELFTH TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

      London: Maggs Bros, 1956. quarter vellum over blue cloth, blue leather spine label, top edge gilt, later slipcase. Bookbinding. folio. quarter vellum over blue cloth, blue leather spine label, top edge gilt, later slipcase. x, 251 pages. With an introduction by Albert Ehrman. S-K 1045. Limited to 300 copies printed by Brooke Crutchley at the University Press, Cambridge (Brenni no.301). An extremely important book and one of the most important authored by Nixon. The 199 books are described in such detail by Nixon that the annotations constitute a history of binding. Each book is illustrated. The binding collection was put together to show the history of binding and hence as many different styles as possible were added to the collection. All but a few of the books described have not been described elsewhere. Old bookseller descriptions mounted in corner of free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        With 9-word handwritten postscript! Churchill renews his membership in the Conservative Association, sending a check to Member of Parliament John Harvey, adding that he ?shall be back for the Budget ? perhaps never?

      Typed Letter Signed ?Winston S. Churchill? with nine word handwritten postscript, 1p, 7.5? x 9.5?. Chartwell, Westerham, Kent [England]. January 9, 1956. To John E. Harvey, Esq., M.P. On watermarked laid paper. Creased at blank corners. File and staple holes in upper left corner. Light smudging in postscript due to pen problem. Fine condition.In full, ?Thank you for your letter. I will do what the Association think best, and I have pleasure in enclosing my cheque for £100 representing my subscription to the Association for 1955 and 1956. With all good wishes for 1956.? Handwritten postscript: ?I shall be back for the Budget perhaps never.?John E. Harvey served as Woodford Divisional Chairman of the Conservative Association from 1953-1956 and Member of Parliament for Walthamstow East from 1955-1966. When he had resigned as Prime Minister nine months earlier, Churchill wrote two letters announcing his resignation. On April 6, 1955, in the Cabinet

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        A History of the English-Speaking Peoples

      London: Cassell and Company Ltd.,, 1956–8. 4 volumes, octavo (240 × 155 mm). Contemporary binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in red half morocco, spines gilt in compartments, red cloth sides ruled in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. All volumes illustrated with maps and genealogical tables. Spines a little faded, board edges somewhat worn, some spotting to the cloth and foxing to the edges. Cloth worn in patches to Vol IV, with a small dent to the spine. Overall a good set in an attractive binding. First editions, first impressions. An attractively bound set. 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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Sweet Science

      New York: The Viking Press,, 1956. Octavo. Original fawn cloth-backed black boards, title in black to the spine, impressed boxing ring device in red to the upper board, red top-stain. With the dust jacket. A little used, worn at the corners, minor splitting at the tail of the spine, top-stain faded but present, front hinge just starting after the front free endpaper, light toning, the jacket rubbed, sunned, with some splitting and chipping, damp-stain at the fore-corner of the upper panel onto the turn-in, remains very good. First edition, first impression. This copy superbly inscribed on the front free endpaper; "July 18, 1960 - Happy Birthday - Pap - This is partly because of the many times you took me to the Ridgewood Grove on Saturday nigths to watch the fights many years ago - Joe." A collection of Liebling's pieces for The New Yorker which in 2002 was hailed by Sports Illustrated as the No.1 Sports Book of all time; "Pound-for-pound the top boxing writer of all time, Liebling is at his bare-knuckled best here, bobbing and weaving between superb reporting and evocative prose. The fistic figures depicted in this timeless collection of New Yorker essays range from champs such as Rocky Marciano and Sugar Ray Robinson to endearing palookas and eccentric cornermen on the fringes of the squared circle. Liebling's writing is efficient yet stylish, acerbic yet soft and sympathetic … He leavens these flourishes with an eye for detail worthy of Henry James. The one-two combination allows him to convey how boxing can at once be so repugnant and so alluring" (Sports Illustrated, Dec. 2002). The 4,000-seater Ridgewood Grove Arena in Brooklyn was one of the great, old-school fight clubs of New York. Decidedly uncommon inscribed.

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        A History of the English-Speaking Peoples

      London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1956. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Here is a premium, collector-worthy British first edition set of Churchill's sweeping history and last great work. The first draft was completed just before the Second World War, but the work was not completed and published until after Churchill's second and final Premiership, nearly 20 years later. The work traces a great historical arc from Roman Britain through the end of the Nineteenth Century, ending with the death of Queen Victoria. Perhaps not coincidentally, this is the very year that saw Churchill conclude his first North American lecture tour, take his first seat in Parliament, and begin to make history himself. The first British edition is regarded as one of the most beautiful productions of Churchill's works, with tall red volumes and striking, illustrated dust jackets. Churchill seems to have taken an active and detailed interest in the aesthetics of the publication. He told his doctor: "it is not necessary to break the back of the book to keep it open. I made them take away a quarter of an inch from the outer margins of the two pages and then add the half-inch so gained to the inner margin." He was clearly satisfied with the result, remarking with pardonable exuberance "It opens like an angel's wings." (Gilbert, Volume VIII, p.1184) Unfortunately, as beautiful as the first editions are, they proved somewhat fragile. The dust jackets commonly suffer significant fading, wear, soiling, and spotting, and the books typically bear spotting and fading of the red-stained top edges. This set is a notable exception - a full set of exceptionally clean, fine volumes in fine dust jackets, with terrific shelf presentation. All four volumes are first edition, first printing in correct, unclipped first printing dust jackets. The red cloth bindings are flawlessly clean and square with sharp corners, vivid color, and bright spine gilt. The contents remain crisp, bright, and tight. We note absolutely no spotting and no previous ownership marks. The sole trivial flaw is a hint of sunning to the top edges, which still retain strong color. The dust jackets are likewise noteworthy examples - unclipped and bright with no losses or tears. We note none of the usual spine sunning and only the slightest incidental soiling and trivial wear at a few spine ends. We see many first edition sets, but few thus. The dust jackets are protected in removable, archival quality clear covers. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A267.1(I-IV).a, Woods/ICS A138(aa), Langworth p.315.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING PEOPLES

      London Educational Book Company 1956 - 4 volumes. First Edition and the First Complete Illustrated Edition and the First Chartwell Edition. With a profusion of maps and illustrations throughout. 8vo, publisher’s original blue buckram lettered and decorated in gilt on the spines and covers, red morocco lettering labels gilt. xviii, 431; 355; 340; 329. Index to each volume. A fine set. As pristine and in very pleasing condition with only very light evidence of age. IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION. This Chartwell edition was the first illustrated edition, issued by subscription only. It includes a profusion of illustrations, maps, and genealogical tables. By the beginning of World War II, Churchill had already penned half a million words of this manuscript. Lying dormant through almost six years of war followed by an even longer period in which Churchill wrote his war memoirs, this work finally was brought to fruition in 1956. The first two volumes of this set were published in April and November 1956 respectively, the third in October 1957, and the last in March 1958. Whereas the first two volumes sold briskly, the final two were less successful and were not reprinted for years. Sir Winston Churchill ranks among the greatest men of history. He was born in 1874, a descendent of the great Duke of Marlborough. After an education at Harrow and Sandhurst he entered the army in 1895 and embarked on one of the most varied and distinguished careers of the century. He acted as a correspondent for the Morning Post during the Boer War and his dramatic escape from prison in Pretoria brought him to public attention. He embarked on his political career in 1900 by entering Parliament. While there he held many major offices of state: Home Secretary, Secretary of State for War, First Lord of the Admiralty in which he oversaw naval operations for the First World War, Colonial Secretary, Chancellor of the Exchequer and eventually in 1940, Prime Minister. The latter office he would hold throughout World War Two and again from 1951 to 1955. He was a prolific writer, always submerged in simultaneous multi-facted projects. He finished both A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING PEOPLES and his other great multi-volume work THE SECOND WORLD WAR during the same period as he was perfecting his style of painting and writing PAINTING AS A PASTIME. His death in 1965 sent the whole world into mourning and his funeral was on of the most moving public events of the century. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        Walt Disney's African Lion

      New York: Simon and Schuster, in collaboration with Marc Barraud - Geneva. Near Fine. [1956]. First Edition. Hardcover. NOISBN . (laminated pictorial boards; no dust jacket) [a very nice copy, the covers a little bit rubbed and with one tiny surface nick to the front cover and a short scrape to the rear cover, in both instances exposing a little bit of white beneath the otherwise black surface; there is also a neatly-inked gift inscription (dated April 1957) on the ffep]. (color photographs) Beautifully-produced companion volume to the 1955 Disney "True-Life Adventure Film" THE AFRICAN LION. Per the statement on the copyright page, the book was "designed by Armand A. Bigle and produced by Marc Barraud from the original French language edition 'Walt Disney Lions d'Afrique' [published in 1955]," and was printed in Switzerland. The text, in this edition at least, was credited to James Algar, who began at the Disney studio as an animator in 1934, but after the war was made principal director (and later producer) of the studio's "True-Life Adventure" series of nature documentaries, which were produced between 1948 and 1960. The highlight of the book, though, are the color photographs of African wildlife (not just lions!) by Alfred and Elma [typo'd as "Emma" in the book's introduction, over Walt Disney's signature] Milette, which are tipped onto the pages throughout. (The volume has been carefully checked, and all photos are present and attached; mostly they are 7" x 3-1/2" or 3-1/2" x 3-1/2", although there are seven full-page (7" x 7-1/2") prints.) The Milottes, independent filmmakers before going under contract to Disney in the late 1940s, received cinematography credit on the earlier True-Life Adventure films (which until 1953 were all short subjects) and also on THE AFRICAN LION itself; the series earned a total of eight Academy Awards for the Disney studio, although this particular film wasn't nominated. I can't quite account for the scarcity of nice examples (or any examples) of this book in the current marketplace, but I suspect it may be due to many copies having been either sold to libraries, or placed in the hands of children -- both environments which would have been highly detrimental to the survival of the tipped-on photos. .

      [Bookseller: ReadInk]
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        DOCUMENTO CONCESION DE LA CRUZ DE CABALLERO DE LA ORDEN DEL MERITO CIVIL, FIRMA DE FRANCO 1956

      . Zustand: Como Nuevo Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa blanda Firmado por el Autor(es). Documento firmado puno y letra por Francisco Franco Bahamonde de la concesion de la Cruz de Caballero de la Orden del merito Civil. 47X47. Ano 1956. Magnifico ejemplar.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Parker Pen owned by President Eisenhower

      Parker Liquid Lead pen owned by President Eisenhower, 5.25? long. ?D.D.E.? engraved on the barrel in silver. Upper portion of initials slightly rubbed. The silver color of ?Parker LL? also engraved on the barrel is rubbed off. The Parker Pen Co. announced in 1956 their ?Liquid Lead Pencil.? It is non-retractable. Parker explained that the ?lead [is] self-retracting ... It actually withdraws from the writing point when not in use.? The new ?pencil? was, in actuality, a graphite lead ballpoint pen.Accompanied by an 8.5? x 11? Certificate of Authenticity signed ?My mother, Helen Weaver North, was General Dwight D. Eisenhower?s personal secretary at NATO Headquarters in Paris from 1951 and his secretary at the White House from 1953-1957. This is to certify that the pen pictured below was given by President Eisenhower to my mother.?Chief Yeoman Helen E. Weaver was General Dwight D. Eisenhower?s personal secretary at NATO Headquarters in Paris from 1951 and his secretary at the W

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Olymbos - Mount Olympus (Greece). Original etching numbered and signed by Paul Rene Gauguin

      . Image size 39.3 x 49.3 cm, sheet size 52.8 cm x 65.7 . The etching is titled in the plate in Greek characters (Olympos), signed in pencil by hand, dated 1956 and numbered. Edition of 20. With a handwritten dedication 'til fra Peter Paul". Upper right corner with small crease, otherwise very good condition.. Paul Rene Gauguin, born 1911 in Kopenhagen, died 1976 in Spain. Son of Pola Gauguin and grandson of the Master Artist Paul Gauguin. The artist had been in Greece in the 1955.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Elke Rehder]
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        Profiles in Courage

      Harper and Brothers, 1956-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1956: First edition, First Printing with statement of "First Edition" on the copyright page, as well as the proper printing code of "M-E". In dust jacket with price of $3.50 in tact. The hardcover is in Very Good condition, in a Good+ dust jacket. Clean text. Pages are lightly toned and show a few sporadic age related spots. Boards show edge wear, with rubbing and bumping to corners, wear at spine ends, and light dust soiling. The dust jacket shows rubbing, creasing, toning and chipping, with a few repairs made from the verso with archival mending tissue. Presents well. First Edition, as stated.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Bourbon on the Rocks

      Sag Harbor, John Steinbeck, 1956, first edition. Although this was originally titled Bourbon on the Rocks, this lot of four items relates to Steinbeck's satirical novel, The Short Reign of Pippin IV, it includes three letters from Steinbeck to Marie Fraioli as well as a carbon copy of his typed manuscript as typed by Fraioli, she had been Elia Kazan's secretary (Kazan and Steinbeck were close because of their association with both East of Eden and Viva Zapata!), Steinbeck hired her to type what he thought would be a long short story, although he also recognized that it was rapidly turning into a short novel, he asks Fraioli for one copy and two carbons (one carbon included here) in the first letter (typed on his Sag Harbor stationery, but signed "John," dated March 14, 1956), he asks how her typing was going on a play that he had also submitted to her and insists on the Bourbon on the Rocks title despite what he had earlier dictated, it is a total of seven paragraphs, 32 lines, the second letter is an autographed letter signed John, saying she had done a wonderful job on his play and hoping that she liked his "Bourbon" story, asking that a carbon go to Kazan, it has two paragraphs, a total of 10 lines, all on ruled yellow paper, the third letter appears to be a carbon (four paragraphs, 19 lines) in which he talks more about his developing story, how it (then) had 22,000 words with another 3,000 to 5,000 more to come, although he notes that it will take considerable rewriting, this letter has a typed signature of one Horace K. Manley, but it is also on his Sag Harbor stationery, together with one of her carbons of the complete (at that time) story that he called Bourbon on the Rocks, a total of 73 pages, all now housed in a custom clamshell case. Essentially fine.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman]
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        New Short Novels, 2

      NY, Ballantine Books, 1956, first edition thus, dust jacket. Hardcover. This scarce and very collectible Ballantine hardcover was published simultaneously with the paperback, it includes four short novels, the first of which to be selected for inclusion in this book was Stegner's Field Guide to the Western Birds, it also includes Norman Mailer's The Man Who Studied Yoga, Colberg B40 identifies this title, but that undoubtedly was the paperback and not this very scarce Ballantine hardcover (an extremely collectible series in its own right), this copy bound in slate blue cloth with black lettering on the spine, one of four known bindings, there is no priority established (the others are pale blue, aqua green, and red, all with black lettering). Very good .

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman]
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        Berlin Ost, 1956. Original-Fotografie. Silbergelantine-Abzug. Bild-Format 27,5 x 42,0 cm. Rückseitig vom Fotografen in Bleistift signiert und bezeichnet. Hinter Klapp-Passepartout an vier Ecken lose eingesteckt. - Sehr leichte Retuschespur, nur im Bildglanz sichtbar. - VERÖFFENTLICHT in: Arno Fischer. Berlin 1943 - 1990. Douchy-Les-Maines, 1991 (Ausstellungskatalog).

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      [Bookseller: FOTO-ANTIQUARIAT FAHL GbR.]
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        Go in Beauty

      New York: Harpers, 1956. First edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Wear to the extremities and minor soiling to the rear panel. Signed and inscribed to collector Larry Owens on the front free endpaper. The author's first book, a novel of contemporary life on the Navajo Indian reservation. This book is from the collection of the late, noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        Profiles in Courage

      Harper & Row, 1956. 1st edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. "Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American. The inspiring true accounts of eight unsung heroic acts by American patriots at different junctures in our nation's history, Kennedy's book became required reading, an instant classic, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. ...it remains a moving, powerful, and relevant testament to the indomitable national spirit and an unparalleled celebration of that most noble of human virtues." [Pub. Info] Owner signature on fly leaf. Dust jacket has minor wear to the extremities. There is a protective mylar cover.

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        A History of the English-Speaking Peoples

      London: Cassell and Company Ltd.,, 1956–8. 4 volumes, octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spines gilt, top edges dyed red. With the dust jackets. All volumes illustrated with maps and genealogical tables. Top-stains faintly faded, very slight rubbing to ends and corners, but a bright fresh set in excellent condition, with the very lightly rubbed and marked. First editions, first impressions. 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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Leur Destin.

      Saint-Briac, Les Emaux, 1956.. 34x25 cm. 73 Bl. Mit einer Titevign., Initialen, 31 meist ganzseit. Holzschnitten und 1 kolor. Illustr. mit einer Initiale in Gold. In OBr.-Decke in einer Ln.-Kassette mit Ldr.-Rücken.. "Ce livre a ete compose grave en la forme des incunables ... imprime a la main, tirage limite, a 5 sur Japon, 2 sur Chine, 1 sur Japon et Parchemins, 65 sur Arches de luxe." - Imprime pour N. Auguste Schnell, exempl. no. 1 (sur Japon et Parchemins). Text und Bilder in Holzschnitt.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        DOUBLE STAR

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company Inc, 1956 Unstated later [but nonetheless very early, most likely the second] printing of the first edition. [NB: except for the lack of a first edition statement on the copyright page, this later printing appears indistinguishable from the first printing. The Dust Wrapper of this printing is indistinguishable from that of the first printing]. Hugo Award winner. Black boards with white spine lettering/decoration, 186 pages. Otherwise VG+/Near Fine copy [slight spine cocking] that is faintly musty, with some spotty discoloration to the boards, a 2.5" area of heavy damage to the rear paste-down, scattered light damage to the rear free endpaper, and has SEP 27 1956 stamped to the upper right corner of the front free endpaper; in edgeworn [spine ends more so than elsewhere] VG Dust Wrapper [with the pubisher's original $2.95 printed price still intact on the front flap].. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Fair/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Other Worlds Bookstore]
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        Dachauer Volksfest.

      . Radierung, auf festem Velin, signiert. 10,8:12,7 cm. Von 1956 ist ein Gemälde mit einem vergleichbaren Motiv bekannt, das "Dachauer Volksfest" betitelt ist.. Die Malerin und Graphikerin entstammte einer großbürgerlichen Familie und konnte sich von dieser unterstützt der künstlerischen Laufbahn widmen. Um 1900 begann sie mit dem Studium in München bei K. Becker-Gundahl (1856-1925), dann erlernte sie als Schülerin von M. Feldbauer (1869-1948) im Sommer in Dachau an der Malschule die Landschaftsmalerei und im Winter in München an der Damenakademie des Münchner Künstlerinnenvereins die Aktmalerei. Gemeinsam mit Feldbauer unternahm sie eine Studienreise nach Griesbach/Niederbayern und in die Bretagne. Weitere Studienaufenthalte folgten nach Rom und Florenz und um 1911 ein mehrmonatiger Aufenthalt in Paris an der Ecole Ranson. Vor 1914 lebte sie in Berlin, wo sie die Unterstützung v.a. durch den Kunstkritiker P. Westheim fand. Ab 1915 wohnte sie in Dachau, wo sie in den Sommermonaten die Malschule von A. Hölzel (1853-1934) besuchte; sie zählte neben Ida Kerkovius (1879-1970), Maria Langer-Schöller (1878-1969) und Else von Freytag-Lovinghoven (1874-1927) u.a. zu den sog. "Malweibern". Sie war Mitglied der "Künstlergruppe Dachau", der "Kunstvereinigung Dachau" und der Münchner "Neuen Sezession". Erfolgreich beteiligte sie sich an Ausstellungen in München, Rom, Wien, Berlin, Paris, Stuttgart und Salzburg. 1919 erhielt sie die Silb. Staatsmedaille der Stadt Salzburg. Freundschaft unterhielt sie mit A. Kubin (1877-1959) und Else Lasker-Schüler (1869-1945). 1933 wurde sie als "entartet" diffamiert, infolge wandte sie sich einem naiven Malstil und unverfänglichen Bildthemen zu.

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        THE CHINESE MAZE MURDERS

      W. Van Hoeve Ltd., 1956., 1956. True first edition. Precedes the U.K. edition by six years. Fine, bright copy in dust jacket, very slightly tanned at spine panel. The second Judge Dee mystery in which Judge Dee is lured into the heart of the Governor's garden maze to solve three interwoven mysteries: "The Case of the Murder in the Sealed Room," "The Case of the Hidden Testament," and "The Case of the Girl with the Severed Head."

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        Time for a Tiger

      William Heinemann, 1956-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1956. 214 pages. Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust jacket. Book itself in nice shape: clean pages and sturdy binding. A bit of a musty smell, spot of sunning to foot, foxing to fore edge. Jacket has a trace of sunning to spine panel, price-clipped, toning to back panel, nicks and wear at tips. A nice copy.The Clockwork Orange author's rare first book, a novel set in colonial Malaya.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Die drei Falken. Eine Novelle.

      Frankfurt/M., Trajanus-Presse. 1956.. Siebenter Druck. Mit 9 Farbholzschnitten. Quart. 61 unbeschnittene SS., 4 Bl. Orig.-Halbpergament mit seidenen Orig.-Bezügen.. Eines von 350 nummerierten Exemplaren. Signiert von Felix Hoffmann und Werner Bergengruen. Sehr schönes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Biblio Industries Versandantiquariat Ala]
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        PICASSO LITHOGRAPHE IV 1956 - 1963.

      Monte-Carlo, Andre Sauret, 1964.FIRST EDITION 1964, Volume 4 only of 4, text in French, 4to, 320 x 245 mm, 12½ x 9½ inches, 2 ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS, being the black and white frontispiece and the double spread dustwrapper, plus over 140 illustrations, some in colour or tinted, pages: 152 including index. Original plain thin card covers, dustjacket protected by glassine wrapper. A Fine copy, no inscriptions, in Fine dustwrapper, glassine wrapper a touch worn at head and tail of spine, tiny shallow chip to top edge of upper panel. The two original lithographs were done by Picasso specially for this volume. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Observation of Antiprotons" in Physical Review 100 Issue 3 pp. 947-950, November 1, 1955; WITH "Antiproton Star Observed in Emulsion" Physical Review 101 pp. 909, January 15, 1956

      1956 FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPS of the two papers that won Chamberlain and Segre the 1959 Nobel Prize for the first experimental confirmation of the antiproton, a new subatomic particle identical in every way to the proton, except that its electrical charge was negative instead of positive. Chamberlain and Segre's discovery was the culmination of a hunt whose origins go back to 1928, when British physicist Paul Dirac formulated a theory to describe the behavior of relativistic electrons in electric and magnetic fields. Dirac's equation was unique for its time because it took into consideration both Einstein's special theory of relativity and the effects of quantum physics, as proposed by Erwin Schrödinger and Werner Heisenberg, to describe the behavior of slow-moving particles. While the math worked, few physicists gave Dirac's equation much serious consideration, because it allowed particles of negative energy. From the standpoint of both physics and common sense, the energy of a particle could only be positive (Yarris, "The Golden Anniversary", Science at Berkeley Lab, 2005). A number of physicists attempted to find the antiproton, but Chamberlin and Segre were particularly clever. According to Segre, "I decided to attack the problem in two ways. One was based on the determination of the charge and mass of the particle. The other concentrated on the observation of the phenomena attendant on the annihilation of a stopping antiproton. The stopping antiproton and a proton of the target should mutually annihilate each other, and the rest mass of the two particles should transform itself in one of many possible ways into other particles such as pions. These would leave tracks in a photographic emulsion and the annihilation would thus become evident. . . ."We started the run on August 25, 1955, and after a few days of tuning up, we began observing antiproton signals. We based the identification on measurement of the velocity, momentum, and charge of a particle. The signals for velocity were oscilloscope traces recording the passage of a particle through a velocity-selecting Cerenkov detector. . . . We detected about one antiproton for every few hundred thousand other particles crossing our apparatus. . . . We decided to write a letter to the Physical Review and an article for Nature. . . . The mass-spectrograph experiment concluded on October 1, 1955, having proved the existence of the antiproton, and soon thereafter the emulsion work confirmed it" (Segrè, A Mind Always in Motion, pp. 256-57). "The antiproton also became a workhorse of experimental particle physics, as scientists [ at CERN, Fermilab, etc.] later spent decades smashing it into protons in racetrack-shaped accelerators and measuring the sprays of weird new particles that emerged, producing what seemed to be an endless stream of Nobel Prizes" (New York Times Obituary, March 2, 2006). According to physics Nobelist Stephen Weinberg: "If it had not been discovered, the foundations of physics really would have crumbled," Dr. Weinberg said. He added that the antiproton "was something like the South Pole: it's something that you know is there but you just have to get there anyway" (ibid). In: Physical Review 100 Issue 3 pp. 947-950, November 1, 1955 and Physical Review 101 pp. 909, January 15, 1956. CONDITION & DETAILS: New York: The American Physical Society. "Observation of Antiprotons" in Physical Review 100 Issue 3 pp. 947-950, November 1, 1955; WITH "Antiproton Star Observed in Emulsion" Physical Review 101 pp. 909, January 15, 1956. Very light scuff to the front wrap of 101. Otherwise both issues are in near fine condition.

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        Zwischen den Kriegen. Blätter gegen die Zeit. Mappe mit vier Original-Ausgaben und zwei Original-Briefen Peter Rühmkorfs (1956)

      O.O. u. J. (1956). Illustrierte Original-Mappe im Format 30 x 22 cm. Innenliegend: 4 Ausgaben der hektographierten Zeitschrift "Zwischen den Kriegen - Blätter gegen die Zeit" (Nr. 19/1954; 24/195; 25/1955; 26/1956), zwei Ausgaben mit illustriertem Original-Titelblatt. Ferner enthalten ein Original-Zeitungsblatt mit einem Artikel Werner Riegels (Politik und Individuation) sowie zwei Original-Briefe Peter Rühmkorfs. In einem dieser Briefe setzt Rühmkorf gemeinsam mit der Witwe des Herausgebers, Lieselotte Riegel, die "Freunde der Zeitschrift 'Zwischen den Kriegen'" von der Einstellung der Zeitschrift, bedingt durch den Tod Werner Riegels, in Kenntnis. Das Schreiben enthält eine Würdigung des politisch-literarischen Werkes Riegels und des kleinen Autorenkreises der Zeitschrift und ist daher ein aufschlußreiches literaturgeschischichtliches Dokument. Mit Beiträgen von Richard Anders, Leo Doletzki, Richard Huelsenbeck, Hans Henny Jahnn, Leslie Meier, Werner Riegel, Peter Rühmkorf, Scharbock, Kurt Hiller, Lothar Leu, Sikorra, Carl Eintsein, H. C. Harries. Die Zeitschrift "Zwischen den Kriegen" wurde von Riegel zwischen 1952 und 1956 in sehr kleiner Auflage (um 100) herausgegeben. Original-Ausgabe sind heute allenfalls noch sehr vereinzelt auffindbar. Wie selten Exemplare der Zeitschrift bereits kurz nach ihrer Einstellung geworden waren, zeigt eine Mitteilung Rühmkorfs (beiliegender Brief) an Werner Kobenstein vom 1. Oktober 1956: "Wir haben leider nur noch vier Nummern unserer Zeitschrift für Sie heraussuchen können, da alles andere total vergriffen ist. Ich würde selbst gern noch einige alte Nummern zurückkaufen wenn sie mir nur errreichbar wären." Die Kieler Universitätsbibliothek zeigt zurzeit aus Anlaß des ersten Todestages Peter Rühmkorfs eine Ausstellung, in der der politisch-literarische Aktivismus der Gruppe um Riegel und Rühmkorf in den frühen fünfziger Jahren und die Herausgabe der Zeitschrift "Zwischen den Kriegen" ausgiebig gewürdigt werden.. Die Mappe und die innenliegenden Dokumente in sehr gutem Zustand, allenfalls einige Seiten etwas eselsohrig. Einige wenige Randanstreichungen im Text.

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        A History of the English-Speaking Peoples

      London: Cassell, 1956-58., 1956. A superb set of FIRST EDITIONS. 4 volumes. 8vo. Finely bound in recent blue half morocco, gilt titles and decoration to spines with raised bands, blue cloth boards; top edges gilt. Published shortly after Sir Winston Churchill was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, this is the author's last great work, only available some twenty years after he wrote the first draft, which then lay dormant whilst he attended to National and Parliamentary matters. In his preface he remarks that the book 'slumbered peacefully, until 1956, 'when things had quietened down'. Reading reports of the last decade of his life, one is struck by the central interest his history represented in his final years, and how rapidly he sank into decline and depression after the final volume was published. Woods A138(a). Langworth 315.

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        Howl and other poems

      San Francisco: The Pocket Poets Series, Number Four, City Lights,, 1956. 12mo. Original black and white wrappers. Wrappers slightly foxed otherwise an excellent copy. First published edition, first printing. The author's first book, preceded only by the privately produced mimeographed printing of the title poem. Uncommon in this condition. One of about 1,500 copies printed.

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        Typed Letter Signed, 4to, West Cornwall, Connecticut, March 8, 1956

      - He writes in full, "I would be very glad to become a member of the Honorary Committee of the American Theatre Wing for the presentation of the 'Tonys', and trust that this letter does not arrive too late. I was unable to answer it before now." He signs in full in a bold hand in pencil, "James Thurber". This is a memorable letter for it's theater association. Three repairs with tape on verso to fold tears, two at left margins, third at the bottom. Some soiling. This letter was written in the year his collection of fables, "Further Fables for Our Time" was published (1956). In 1960, Thurber' play, "A Thurber Carnival" received a Tony Awards Special Award recognizing Thurber as writer and Burgess Meredith as director.

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        Deutsche Filmkunst - Zeitschrift für Theorie und Praxis des Filmschaffens. Herausgeber: Henschelverlag für Kunst und Gesellschaft [gebundene Jahrgänge 1956-1960].

      Berlin: Henschelverlag 1956-1960.. 384 Seiten / 384 Seiten plus 16 S. Sonderbeilage / 408 Seiten plus 80 S. Beilagen / 388 Seiten plus 96 S. Beilagen / 432 Seiten (plus 3 Beilagen lose beiliegend=88 Seiten), Fadenheftung, Format 20,5 x 26,8 cm, private Halbleinenbände.. * Erschien monatlich. Schön gebundene breitrandige Exemplare mit Rücken-Titelschild aus Leder. Bei jedem Heft sind die Original-Umschläge miteingebunden, d.h. die Vorder- u. Rückseiten. Das Inhaltsverzeichnis ist jeweils vorgebunden. Sonderbeilagen sind am Schluß miteingebunden. Dieses Angebot umfasst gebundene Jahrgänge, die in jeder Beziehung vollständig sind. Erhaltung: Ohne Mängel, tadellos frisch. ++++++++++++++++++++ Weitere Film-Literatur im Bestand unseres Antiquariats finden Sie innerhalb der Katagorie "Film". Lassen Sie sich den Gesamtbestand anzeigen.

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        Bolivar. Numerous sketches, drafts, outlines, and other material related to Hollywood Producer Lester Cowan's abandoned film project about Simon Bolivar. Typical item: typed Memorandum dated September 8, 1956 to Philip H. Burton (who adopted and taught Richard Burton). Concise description of materials in this collection: black & white photo print of famous Simon Bolivar portrait by an anonymous painter; 8 page plot outline, typed MS with Cowan's notes in pencil and ink; 4 page typed "Memorandum" from Cowan to Burton dated September 8, 1956, including outline of plot, preface notes, & Continuity of Boliver, Santander, Manuela Story; second copy of same "Memorandum", Cowan to Burton 9/8/56, this copy with MS notes inked in margins and on smal

      1956. 1956 - 8vo. [ca. 100] pp., Very Good, Typed pages with MS notation, stapled, paper-clipped & loose.

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        Kulturhistoriskt lexikon för nordisk medeltid från vikingatid till reformationstid. 1-21 + registerband.

      Allhems förlag, 1956-1978. 22 volymer.Förlagets blå klotband med förgyllda rygg- och pärmtitlar, färgat övre snitt, färgillustrerade skyddsomslag.. Första upplagan

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        (1) Three models for the description of language. (2) The zero error capacity of a noisy channel. (3) The logic theory machine

      1956. (1) Chomsky, Noam (1928- ). Three models for the description of language. In IRE Transactions on Information Theory IT-2 (September 1956): 113-24. (2) Shannon, Claude E. The zero error capacity of a noisy channel. In IRE Transactions on Information Theory IT-2 (September 1956): 8-19. (3) Newell, Allen & H. A. Simon. The logic theory machine. In IRE Transactions on Information Theory IT-2 (September 1956): 61-79. Whole number. Original green printed wrappers. 278 x 218 mm. <p> (1) First edition. Chomsky&#39;s revolutionary investigations of the underlying structures of natural languages were first presented in the above paper, read at a symposium on information theory held at MIT a few months before the publication of his Syntactic Structures . In the paper Chomsky introduced two key concepts, the first being "Chomsky&#39;s hierarchy" of syntactic forms, which has been widely applied in the construction of artificial computer languages.</p><p> "The Chomsky hierarchy places regular (or linear) languages as a subset of the context-free languages, which in turn are embedded within the set of context-sensitive languages also finally residing in the set of unrestricted or recursively enumerable languages. By defining syntax as the set of rules that define the spatial relationships between the symbols of a language, various levels of language can be also described as one-dimensional (regular or linear), two-dimensional (context-free), three-dimensional (context sensitive) and multi-dimensional (unrestricted) relationships. From these beginnings, Chomsky might well be described as the &#39;father of formal languages&#39;" (Lee 1995, 164).</p><p>The second concept presented here is Chomsky&#39;s transformational-generative grammar theory, which attempts to define rules that can generate the infinite number of grammatical (well-formed) sentences possible in a language, and seeks to identify rules (transformations) that govern relations between parts of a sentence, on the assumption that beneath such aspects as word order a fundamental deep structure exists. As Chomsky expressed it in his abstract of the present paper,</p><p>"We investigate several conceptions of linguistic structure to determine whether or not they can provide simple and "revealing" grammars that generate all of the sentences of English and only these. We find that no finite-state Markov process [a random process whose future probabilities are determined by its most recent values] that produces symbols with transition from state to state can serve as an English grammar. We formalize the notion of "phrase structure" and show that this gives us a method for describing language which is essentially more powerful. We study the properties of a set of grammatical transformations, showing that the grammar of English is materially simplified if phrase-structure is limited to a kernel of simple sentences from which all other sentences are constructed by repeated transformation, and that this view of linguistic structure gives a certain insight into the use and understanding of language" (p. 113). Minsky 1963, 484. Origins of Cyberspace 531. </p><p>(2) First Edition. "The zero error capacity C0 of a noisy channel is defined to be the least upper bound of rates at which it is possible to transmit information with zero probability of error. Various properties of C0 are studied; upper and lower bounds and methods of evaluation of C0 are given. Inequalities are obtained for the C0 relating to the &#39;sum&#39; and &#39;product&#39; of two given channels. The analogous problem of zero error capacity C0F for a channel with a feedback link is considered. It is shown that while the ordinary capacity of a memoryless channel with feedback is equal to that of the same channel without feedback, the zero error capacity may be greater. A solution is given to the problem of evaluating C0F" (p. 8). Shannon 1993, no. 109. Origins of Cyberspace 890.</p><p>(3) Newell and Simon&#39;s logic theory machine (LT), first described in this paper, is a computer program that discovers proofs to the theorems in symbolic logic stated in chapter 2 of Russell and Whitehead&#39;s Principia mathematica (1910-13). As Simon later wrote,</p><p>"LT was based on the system of Principia mathematica, largely because a copy of that work happened to sit in my bookshelf. There was no intention of making a contribution to symbolic logic, and the system of Principia was sufficiently outmoded by that time as to be inappropriate for that purpose. For us, the important consideration was not the precise task, but its suitability for demonstrating that a computer could discover problem solutions in a complex nonnumerical domain by heuristic search that used humanoid heuristics" (Simon 1998, 68).</p><p>Newell and Simon&#39;s machine represents "the first heuristic program fully realized on a computer, the first foray by artificial intelligence research into high-order intellectual processes" (Feigenbaum and Feldman 1963, 108). This paper is concerned exclusively with specification of the system, not with its realization in a computer. In two later papers, co-written with J. C. Shaw (Proceedings of the Western Joint Computer Conference [1957]: 218-29, 230-40), the authors described empirical explorations with the logic theory machine and reported on the Information Processing Language used to program the machine--the first list processing computer language. Minsky 1963, 506. Origins of Cyberspace 815.</p>

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        The Last Battle (Chronicles of Narnia, Book 7)

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1956. First Edition, Stated First Printing, in original dust jacket with front flap corners clipped but price of $2.75 intact. In Very Good condition. Clean text. Musty odor to pages, light ding to side edge of page block and light foxing to top edge. Cloth presents well, with faint wear at corners and spine ends, faint sunning to bottom edge. The dust jacket shows light edge wear, with chipping at the corners and spine ends, light sunning to spine panel. A lovely copy overall of the first American printing.

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        FORBIDDEN PLANET [A NOVEL]

      New York: Farrar Straus and Cudahy [1956], 1956 First edition. A science fictional reworking of The Tempest by William Shakespeare. Locke [A Spectrum of Fantasy, page 208 "The novelisation of a celebrated science fiction film in which the crew of a spacecraft combats a powerful alien menace originating from the underground remnants of a dead supercivilisation...as far as I am concerned, this book is one of the two or three most important post-war science fiction film novelisations, and is very scarce indeed"]. Tuck [The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy, page 413 "Novelisation of the screenplay by Cyril Hume, based on the story by Irving Block and Allen Adler. Space patrolmen land on a planet and find survivors of a previous expedition and the strange and wonderful world of an extinct super-race. An invisible monster creates terror until the reason for it is discovered. Film: MGM, 1956, directed by Fred Wilcox, produced bym Nicholas Nayfack, starring Walter Pidgeon and Anne Francis"...(and Leslie Nielsen and Warren Stevens)..."Noteworthy for special effects, including Robby the Robot..."]. Reginald 13801. 184 pages. Near Fine copy with minor edge staining in very attractive Near Fine Dust Wrapper [1/16" x 3/16" area damaged near the lower left corner of front panel]. An attractive copy of a scarce title in Dust Wrapper.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Fine.

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        Dinner Plate used aboard ?Columbine,? President Eisenhower?s presidential jet

      Washington, DC, c. 1956 White China Dinner Plate, 10? diameter, made for President Eisenhower?s presidential jet, ?Columbine.? The dinner plate features a border in gilt, with the blue columbine flower at one edge and a gilt-lettered ?D.D.E.? beneath the flower. The plate?s underside is gilt-lettered ?The / Presidential Plane / Columbine? and is stamped with the company?s logo and ?Shenango / China / New Castle, Pa., U.S.A. / Rimrol Welroc / K18.? Fine condition.Designed by Castleton China, Shenango Pottery Company, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. The jet was named by First Lady Mamie Doud Eisenhower after the columbine, the official state flower of her adopted home state, Colorado. In 1953, Shenango was asked by Mrs. Eisenhower to design a plate commemorating President Eisenhower?s First birthday in the White House (October 14th) and in 1955, was commissioned by Mrs. Eisenhower to create a formal design of gold service plates for the state dining room at the White House.From the collection of presidential his

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        Escape from Five Shadows

      Houghton Mifflin, 1956-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1956. 213 pp. First edition, first printing. (Dated title page with matching date on copyright page.) Very Good condition hardcover in about Very Good dust jacket. Clean, bright pages. Top edge has a number of small ink blots. Former owner&#39;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. Jacket is mylar-protected. A nice copy.The third of author Elmore Leonard&#39;s rare Westerns, especially uncommon in collectible condition.

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        Inscribed copy of an early edition of ?Profiles in Courage?

      n.p., n.d. Book Signed ?To Anthony Amari / Best regards / John Kennedy? on front free-endpaper, also signed ?Anthony J. Amari? at top edge. ?Profiles in Courage? by John F. Kennedy, 266pp, 5.5? x 8.25?. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1956. Light soiling on pastedowns. There is no Harper?s letter code on the copyright page. Bound in blue and black cloth with a gold-lettered spine with edge wear. Chip at right cover edge. Dust Jacket, not price clipped, with $3.50 price, portions missing at edges, overall good condition. Book in Very Good condition.?Profiles in Courage? was published on January 2, 1956. John F. Kennedy was awarded the 1957 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography for ?Profiles in Courage.?

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        Gesammelte Werke in zwölf Bänden (Band 1-12 cplt.) Inhalt der Bände: 1 Buddenbrooks; 2 Der Zauberberg; 3 Joseph und seine Brüder; 4 Joseph und seine Brüder; 5 Joseph und seine Brüder; 6 Doktor Faustus; 7 Königliche Hoheit. Lotte in Weimar; 8 Der Erwählte. Bekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix Krull; 9 Erzählungen; 10 Adel des Geistes; 11 Altes und Neues; 12 Zeit und Werk. Vollzugsausgabe.

      Frankfurt, Fischer Verlag, 1956.. 8°, Ledereinband. Erste Auflage. 782; 1013; 660; 614; 554; 689; 778; 673; 1009; 798; 775; 843 Seiten. Original-Ganzledereinband im 2 Schuber. Rücken aufgehellt, ansonsten gute u. seltene Exemplare.

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        JAZZ SESSION: Television Series. Produced for Station KRON-TV, Channel 4, Wednesday Evenings, 7:00 to 7:30 p.m. 12 Programs. June 13, 1956 - September 12, 1956.

      [San Francisco]: 1956 - Illustrated with 12 original photographs of the divers muscians, etc. that performed during this series. The volume contains the scripts for the 12 programs produced for this series: 1- Duke Ellington. 13 June 1956. 2. Dixieland Swing. Earl "Fatha" Hines. 20 June 1956. 3. The Blues. Clancy Hayes, Ralph Sutton, Lizzie Miles - Soloists. 27 June 1956. 4. Movieland. Andre Previn. 4 July 1956.5. Birdland. Carmen McCrae & the Australian Jazz Quintet. 11 July 1956.6. Voices in Modern. The Four Freshmen. 18 July 1956.7. Hall of Fame. Clancy Hayes, Ralph Sutton, Lizzie Miles - Soloists. 25 July 1956. 8. Louis Jordan. Dottie Smith - Vocalist. August 1, 1956, 9. Jazz Singers. June Christy-Guest; Lizzie Miles & Clancy Hayes - Vocals. 8/8/56.10. Rampart Street Paraders. Claire Austin & Clancy Hayes - Soloists. 8/29/56. 11. Cab Calloway. Ralph Sutton & Clancy Hayes - Soloists. 9/5/56. 12. Jazz Piano. Earl Hines, Jeri Southern, Jesse Crump, Bobby Timmons, Ralph Sutton - Guests. 9/12/56. Modest wear to binding. A VG copy. Original red buckram cloth binding, with gilt stamped lettering to spine. 10-7/8" x 8-3/8". 1st printing. ASSOCIATION COPY, INSCRIBED by Kever on the ffep to one "Clay", thanking him for the assistance on the series. Misc. paginations: preliminaries - 4 pp; each of the 12 program scripts - 8 to 14 pp. ~ 25 binder's blank leaves at rear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Great Flower Books 1700-1900

      London: Collins, 1956. Folio, with numerous illustrations; publisher&#39;s half green cloth with papered boards, with dustjacket. One of the standard bibliographies of botanical books.

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        Femme et Faunes Portfolio with 12 pochoirs after Picasso

      Paris : Au Vent d'Arles , 1956 Complete portfolio of 12 pochoirs of drawings after Picasso, printed in black and white, and colors, in Richard de Bas wove paper,  specially watermarked for this edition. Limited and numbered edition of which our copy is N: 15/200. The 12 pochoirs were executed by Jacomet, well preserved in the original beige cloth slipcase, illustrated with the title by Picasso. Total  Edition : 200 copies + 26 copies H.C. Dimension: 51 x 41 cm. In very good condition. More pictures on request.

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