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        ideogramme. bok 1956-59. material 2 mit den beilagen. entwurf zu material 5 (kopenhagen 1956).

      (408) S. Durchgehend Abbildungen. OKarton mit Deckelbild. Eines von 900 Exemplaren (gesamt 1000) (gesammelte werke band 2). - Erste Ausgabe. GW 20.51. - Makelloses, neuwertiges Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Fluxfreund]
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        Josef Sudek Fotografie

      Prague: Statni Nakladatelstvi Krasne Literatury, Hudby A Umeni, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First Edition. Signed by Josef Sudek. Very Good, lacking dust jacket. Several faint spots to cloth, light toning to spine. Previous owner bookplate to front paste down. Light creasing to edge of folded sheets at rear. Sudek took up photography after losing his right arm while fighting in World War I, and would later become be known as the "Poet of Prague.

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        DIANETICS 55!

      Silver Spring: Hubbard Dianetic Research Foundation, 1956. Second edition. Very good condition in good dust jacket; Jacket is missing a small piece from the middle of the spine edge (see phote) and a bit from teh top of the spine.. 144 pages.

      [Bookseller: By The Way Books]
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        Let Us Compare Mythologies

      Montreal: Published for McGill Poetry Series by Contact Press, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition, first printing. 79 pp. Original black cloth with silver lettering. One of approximately 400 copies. Signed by Leonard Cohen on the front free endpaper, warmly inscribed to his aunt Marion, dated June 1956. Laid in print-out of email correspondence of former owner with Cohen regarding this copy. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket, spine-sunned, lightly soiled and stained, faint impression on front panel from being used as a writing surface, chipped at extremities with a small closed tear extending into front panel. Occasional light foxing, a bit of offsetting to endpapers. The late singer-songwriter, writer, and poet's first published book, of poems written when he was 15-20 years old, inscribed to his mother's sister in the year of publication. A phenomenal copy of a legendary rarity.

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        Life and Human Habitat. Mensch und Wohnen.

      Stuttgart: Verlagsanstalt Alexander Koch GMBH.,, 1956. Tall octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine and front cover blocked in grey, buff textured endpapers. With the dust jacket. Text in English and German. Black and white sketches and photographic reproductions throughout. Slight bumps to spine ends, an excellent copy in the jacket with slight chipping to extremities. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the Austrian born architect on the front free endpaper, "To R. Thomas Davidson, for a bright future in a wonderful, loveable profession, practised amongst a creative group of friends and collaborators, most cordially, Richard Neutra, '59." The recipient was a chemist at Miami University, Ohio, where Neutra spoke at the Symposium on Artists in a Creative Society on "The Artist in American Society Today". A richly illustrated book, uncommon signed.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Tübke, Werner. - Feierliche Gesellschaft.

      - Zeichnung / Federzeichnung, in schwarzer Tusche, auf weißem Büttenpapier, 1956. Von Werner Tübke. 15,3 x 19,3 cm (Darstellung / Einfassungslinie) / 17,5 x 21,5 cm (Blatt). Rechts unten mit Feder signiert und datiert: "Tübke 1956". Jahreszahl wohl von fremder Hand in Bleistift korrigiert. - Papier kaum merklich fleckig. Insgesamt aber guter Zustand. Werner Tübke (1929 Schönebeck/Elbe - 2004 Leipzig). Deutscher Maler, Zeichner und Grafiker, neben Bernhard Heisig und Wolfgang Mattheuer einer der bedeutendsten Künstler in der DDR, Vertreter der ersten Generation der Leipziger Schule. 1935-45 privater Zeichenunterricht bei Karl Friedrich in Magdeburg. Studierte 1948/49 Malerei an der Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst in Leipzig (HGB), 1950-52 Kunsterziehung und Psychologie an der Universität Greifswald. 1955-57 Assistent an der HGB. 1961/62 Studienaufenthalt in der Sowjetunion. Ab 1962 Oberassistent, ab 1964 Dozent an der HGB, 1972 Professor und 1973-76 Rektor. 1971 erste Italienreise. 1976-87 Arbeit am Panoramagemälde zum Deutschen Bauernkrieg in Bad Frankenhausen in Thüringen. 1977 documenta in Kassel. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Calder Hall. The Opening of Britain's First Atomic Power Station By Her Majesty The Queen, 17 October 1956. London, United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority.

      1956 - First Edition. 8vo, [4]pp, original wrappers [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Far Eastern Booksellers / Kyokuto Shoten]
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        Querner, Curt. - "Schweineschädel".

      - Zeichnung / Kohlezeichnung, partiell in Gouache gehöht, auf Karton, 1956. Von Curt Querner. 31,5 x 49,0 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Dittrich C 310. Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert und datiert. - Papier altersbedingt leicht gedunkelt. Wenige Arbeits- und Lagerspuren. Insgesamt guter Erhaltungszustand. Im Passepartout montiert. Gerahmt. Curt Querner (1904 Börnchen bei Freital - 1976 Kreischa). Deutscher Maler. Bedeutender Vertreter des Spätexpressionismus und der Neuen Sachlichkeit. Nach einer Schlosserlehre Arbeit als Fabrikschlosser. 1926-30 Studium an der Dresdner Kunstakademie. Mitglied der Künstlergruppe Asso. 1933 erstmalige Ausstellung in der Kunsthandlung Kuehl in Dresden. Freundschaft mit dem Freitaler Maler Hellmuth Heinz. 1971 Käthe-Kollwitz-Preis. 1972 Nationalpreis der DDR. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Industry Map of Oakland - Richmond, Alameda - Contra Costa County, CA.

      San Francisco, Calif.: Southern Pacific Company, 1956, rev. 1958.(). Blueline print, 30 inches x 112 inches. Pencilled note indicates "Richmond Switching Zones & Limits have been zoned as of Oct. 13, 1960 on another industry map within file." From First Street and Linden Street to Giant and Sobrante station points. 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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        In the Winter of Cities

      New York: New Directions, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition. One of a limited 100 copies, signed by Tennesse Williams. Publisher's white vellum boards with gilt titles on spine, in original matching numbered slipcase. Very Good with light toning to spine and light soiling to vellum. Slipcase is toned and lightly soiled, with a split along the top rear joint.

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        KRABICE ZIVÝCH

      Praha (Prague) : Státni Nakl. Krásné Literatury, Hudby A Umeni(1956). 1st Edition: Original Boards with Original Dust Jacket. 8vo. 437 pages ; 21 cm. In the original Czech, later issued in English as "A Box of Lives. " This is a beautiful copy of the scarce first edition with the original illustrated dust jacket. "Norbert Frýd (born Norbert Fried) (1913 - 1976) was a Czech writer, journalist and diplomat. He is known mainly for his autobiographical novel Krabice živých (A Box of Lives, 1956) , in which he describes his experiences in Nazi concentration camps. During World War II, he was imprisoned in the Theresienstadt, Auschwitz and Dachau-Kaufering concentration camps... The plot is set in the last months of 1944, in the fictional concentration camp of Gigling. The main character, the young intellectual Zdenek Roubík, is an assistant in the camp office. One of his jobs is to maintain the card index of the inmates, hence the title of the novel, 'A Box of Lives. ' In the camp, Roubík gradually manages to overcome the apathy and depression caused by the death of his brother and he becomes more actively involved in camp life. The author attempts to depict everyday life, social interactions and relationships in the camp, and the work and hardships of the inmates. The description of the SS guards in the camp is a focus of particular attention...The novel was acclaimed by contemporary critics, and republished in numerous editions and translations. " (Wikipedia, 2017) Frýd's successful novel was published twice in Czech in 1956, with this 1st edition being much rarer than the stated 2nd edition. OCLC lists just 4 copies worldwide (Emory, Wisconsin, Johannes-Gutenberg-Universitat Mainz, Univ Of Basel) , and none in New York City or in the North East United States. Slight toning. And minor edgewear to dust jacket but overall both book and jacket are in very good condition. Attractive, rare, and important. (holo2-135-48)

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        The Quare Fellow. A Comedy-Drama.

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1956 - Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled, light soiling to rear cover, a very good copy in the jacket with small closed tears to head of spine and rear panel, creasing to edges and spine, light mark to bottom edge of rear panel. Portrait frontispiece. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Eamonn, from Brendan, 1st Aibreán [April] 1957". This is the author's first book and his key play, and is uncommon inscribed. It is also the origin of the song "The Auld Triangle", now a staple of Irish music, though it is not commonly known that it was composed by Behan for the play. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        SHIPS OF THE PAST

      Unique, ca 1956-1970 Collection of over 70 objects, mostly postcards in a 1960s era photo album, related to famous ocean liners and other ships many of which met their end in tragedy. Postcards of ships ranging from the USS Maine, to RMS Titanic and Lusitania as well as coastal, riverine and lake steamers, and shipboard-cancelled envelopes. Included is a full-page magazine ad for the Andrea Doria and a copy of Life Magazine from 1956b featuring the tragedy of the Andrea Doria. 12.5" x 12.75", 10 album pages plus magazine. Condition is Good +, most of the postcards being in plastic sleeves rather than glued in to the album. Room 429. Rockville Non-Retail Listings.

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        Remarks on the Foundations of Mathematics

      Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1956. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 204 pp. Edited by G. H. von Wright, Rush Rhees, and G. E. M. Anscombe. Translated by G. E. M. Anscombe (original German text on the versos, English translation on the rectos). Price of 37s 6d. on the front flap of the dust jacket. First printing of the first edition. A presentable copy of the second of Wittgenstein's posthumous works to be published (following Philosophical Investigations), an important work by one of the most brilliant and influential philosophers of the twentieth century. Very Good book with some light wear to the edges of the boards and a few traces of foxing and age toning to the textblock in a Very Good dust jacket with a closed tear to the top of the front panel, age darkening to the spine panel, and a bit of scattered foxing.

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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 in gilt, top edges red. With the dust jackets. Illustrated throughout with maps and genealogical tables. A very good set, vol. I with faint tape residue to free endpapers, in the jackets with slightly toned spines, a couple of short closed tears, extremities rubbed and a little creased, tape reinforcement to verso of two vols, vol. IV price-clipped. First editions, first impressions. Churchill began his history of the British Empire and the United States during his period in the political wilderness in the early 1930s, but did not complete it until after his retirement 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" between Britain and the United States. 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 War of Independence, and a full third of the final volume, The Great Democracies, contains a detailed study of the American Civil War.

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        Eigenh. Briefkarte mit U.

      Bari, 14. XII. 1956. - Qu.-Kl.-8°. 1 p. Doppelblatt. Rota nennt vier von ihm komponierte Opernwerke. - Rota schrieb die Filmmusiken für die Filme von Fellini und für Coppolas „Der Pate". - Sehr selten.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Rime Canzoniere - Trionfi - Estravaganti

      Ulrico Hoepli Editore, MILANO 1956 - ITALIANO Volume rilegato in tela, con titolo in oro al dorso e fregio dorato al piatto. Pagine in buono stato, con leggere bruniture, anche ai tagli. A cura di Siro Attilio Nulli. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Picasso Lithographe III, 1949-1956.

      Monte Carlo: André Sauret, Editions du Livre, 1956.(). Tall 4to. 158 pp. Stiff wraps. Lacking the original lithograph frontispiece. Lithographic cover (M. 280) is present but unattached at spine, as usual. Printed by Mourlot. Good in original glassine jacket as well as clear plastic jacket protector.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        A History of the English-Speaking Peoples.

      London: Cassell and Company Ltd,, 1956–8. 4 volumes, octavo (237 × 152 mm). Finely bound by Zaehnsdorf in dark blue crushed morocco, titles to spines gilt, gilt rules to covers, turn-ins and edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Illustrated throughout with maps and genealogical tables. Spines a touch browned; an excellent set, handsomely bound. First editions, first impressions. Churchill began his history of the British Empire and the United States during his period in the political wilderness in the early 1930s, but did not complete it until after his retirement 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" between Britain and the United States. 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 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 Making of the King James Bible: A Monograph, with Comparisons from the Bishops Bible and the Manuscript Annotations of 1602, with an Original Leaf from the Great "She" Bible of 1611

      Plantin Press for Dawson's Book Shop, Los Angeles 1956 - Folio. 31pp. One of 290 copies printed at the Plantin Press for Dawson's Book Shop. Though this title usually only includes one original leaf, this particular copy contains two, one from the Book of Proverbs and another from the Book of Matthew, both with two woodcut initials. The "Great She Bible of 1611" is really a corrected version printed in 1613 of the "Great He Bible of 1611", in which a typographic error results in the Book of Ruth having a "he", referring to Boaz, placed where a "she", referring to Ruth, should be. The "Great She Bible" is thus the second authorized printing of the King James Bible, with the "He" version being the first. Willoughby's comprehensive monograph on the King James Bible discusses the factors that impacted the first printing, and is illustrated with facsimiles from the 1611 edition. Leaves show some foxing and minor wear to edges, else fine. Bound in quarter cloth and printed boards in glassine. Some rubbing to corners and mark on front board. Near fine overall. Bookplate. (BCC #45; Chalmers 113, p. 84). [Attributes: Hard 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 in gilt, top edges red. With the dust jackets. A very good set, vol. I with faint tape residue to free endpapers, in the jackets with slightly toned spines, a couple of short closed tears, extremities rubbed and a little creased, tape reinforcement to verso of two vols, vol. IV price-clipped. Illustrated throughout with maps and genealogical tables. First editions, first impressions. Churchill began his history of the British Empire and the United States during his period in the political wilderness in the early 1930s, but did not complete it until after his retirement 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" between Britain and the United States. 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 War of Independence, and a full third of the final volume, The Great Democracies, contains a detailed study of the American Civil War. Cohen A267.1(I) - (IV); Woods A138(a). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Illustrations for the Bible by Marc Chagall. Verve vol. IX, No. 33/34.

      Paris: Verve, distributed in Great Britain and the Dominions by A. Zwemmer Ltd., 1956. ORIGINAL FINE COLOUR PLATES. Folio (36 x 27cm), unpaginated. Containing all 105 etchings made by Chagall for the Bible, reproduced in photogravure, as well as 12 lithographs and 16 chromolithographs designed exclusively for this book. Very finely produced by Draeger Freres and Mourlot Freres in Paris. With an introduction by the Art Historian Meyer Schapiro, as well as some free verse on the theme entitled 'The Word is Graven', written in French by the Philosopher Jean Wahl and translated here into English with the assistance of Samuel Becket. Recently re-backed to style with cream vegetable parchment, using original colour illustrated paper-covered boards.Ghosts of library markings to verso of title page, otherwise no further library markings in evidence. Light wear to fore-edges. Very good overall.

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        Victoire sur l Everest. The ascent of Everest.

      Le Club du Meilleur Livre, Le Club du Meilleur Livre 1956 - Características: Pasta dura en tela editorial. Buen estado. El lomo tiene unas pequeñas raspaduras. Fotografía estampada en la portada. Cantos limpios. Hermosas guardas y excelentes fotografías abren el texto. El texto lleva un Prefacio de Maurice Herzog. La traducción del inglés es de Bernard Pierre. Ejemplar número 179 de un tiraje de 8000 piezas. Las páginas llevan amplios márgenes, van sin cornisa y tienen los folios en el centro del margen inferior. 299 pp. más índice. (20 x 13.5 cm). Peso: La librería ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 25%. El precio original de este ejemplar era de 15.72 EUR

      [Bookseller: Carlos Héctor García Toscano]
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        The FBI Story" Signed by J Edgar Hoover and Clyde Tolson!

      - Foreword by J. Edgar Hoover, 1956, 3rd printing. Inscribed neatly in ink on 1st blank flyleaf: "To Mr. & Mrs. James Parks. With warm personal regards J. Edgar Hoover Jan. 1957". THEN, just under the above, also in a prominent ink signature; "Clyde Tolson" (!). Perhaps unique to find both signatures together anywhere! Tolson was Hoover's longtime companion. $8,500. net includes careful packing, insurance, shipping. Fully guaranteed authentic. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        Deutsches Bücherverzeichnis. Eine Zusammenstellung der im deutschen Buchhandel erschienenen Bücher, Zeitschriften und Landkarten (Titelverzeichnis) nebst Stich- und Schlagwortregister. Bearbeitet von der Bibliographischen Abteilung des Börsenvereins der Deutschen Buchhändler zu Leipzig. Band 1 bis 39, 1911 bis 1960 (ohne Band 3.2: Stich- und Schlagwortregister L-Z 1911-1914) mit 2 Bänden: Verlagsänderungen im deutschen Buchhandel 1900-1932 u. 1933-1937 (1937-1943 in Band 21), 1944-1957 in Bd. 28, 1958-1961 in Bd. 33) u. Nachtrag 1956-1960.

      43 Bände. 4 (28 x 19,5 cm). Original-Halbleder-Bände. Schnitte teils gebräunt u. teils angestaubt, Einbandkanten teils berieben (meist unten), Ecken teils bestossen. Band 1 mit gelockertem Vordergelenk u. am Fuss eingerissenem Rücken sowie die ersten drei Blätter mit Einriss, Bd. 4: Rücken mit Einrissen, Bände 5, 17, 18: Buchblock lose.

      [Bookseller: Norddeutsches Antiquariat]
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        Derrière le Miroir. DLM #92-93. 10 (dix) ans d'édition.

      Paris: Maeght, 1956.(). Folio, 11 x 15 in. Portfolio with original lithographs by Chagall (M. 153), Miró (M.242 and D. 19) and Bazaine and cancelled etchings by Giacometti (L. 62) and Miró. Cramer, 36.

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        Derrière le Miroir. DLM #87-89. Miró et Llorens-Artiga.

      Paris: Maeght, 1956.(). Folio, 11 x 15 in. Portfolio with 3 original lithographs. Cramer, 34. Miroir Miró by Jacques Prévert.

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        Konvolut von 15 Original-Fotogafien vom Jüdischen Friedhof in Prag, mit Aufnahmen von Josef Ehm, Tibor Honty, Vladimir Hnizdo u.a.

      Ca. 1930 - 1956. - 1 großer Abzug 29,5 x 23,5 cm (ohne Nennung des Fotografen), 4 Fotos 23 x 17 cm, 10 Fotos 17 x 12 cm. Eindrucksvolles Konvolut mit Aufnahmen von Grabsteinen des Jüdischen Friedhofs, teils mit Transkription der Inschrift auf der Rückseite. Elf der Fotografien rückseitig mit Bezeichnung bzw. Stempel der Fotografen, darunter fünf von Josef Ehm (1906-1989), drei von Tibor Honty (1907-1968), eine von Vladimir Hnizdo (1906-1983), eine von Centropress Praha, eine von Schich, die übrigen unbenannt. - Der große Abzug an den Rändern leicht bestoßen, die übrigen sehr gut erhalten.

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        LINEAMENTI DI STORIA DELLA SCRITTURA LATINA

      BOLOGNA: RICCARDO PATRON, 1956. BROSSURA. BUONO. 17 24. PALEOGRAFIA E DIPLOMATICA USATO

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        Raintree County (Original scenario artwork from the 1956 film)

      N.p., N.p. 1956 - Original scenario artwork by Bill Constable for the 1956 film, depicting the characters played by Taylor and Clift walking through a wood late at night, their way lit only by a lantern. Signed by Constable at the bottom right. Archivally matted (no frame), with a description of the film in a die cut window in the matte just below the artwork. A graduating poetry teacher (played with aplomb by Clift) falls in love with a Southern woman (Taylor), but the woman's past and the Civil War begin to cause problems.Chalk pastel, gouache, and pencil. Artwork 21 x 7.5 inches. Matte 29 x 15 inches. Near Fine. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        FORBIDDEN PLANET

      New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. A novelization of the pioneering 1956 American science fiction film from MGM, produced by Nicholas Nayfack, directed by Fred M. Wilcox, and starring Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, and Robby the Robot. The novel, which was released shortly before the film, delves further into the mysteries of the vanished Krell and Morbius' relationship to them. It also includes an element never included in the film: when Dr. Ostrow dissects one of the dead Earth-type animals, he discovers that its internal structure precludes it from ever having been alive in the normal biological sense. The tiger, deer, and monkey are all conscious creations by Dr. Morbius using the Great Machine as companions ("pets") for his daughter and only outwardly resembly their Earth counterparts. This is a MGM vault copy, with a label from the MGM Script Department on the front flyleaf, blue MGM ink stamps to the front flyleaf and all three edges, and a cloth label stamped "VAULT COPY" to the spine heel of the dust jacket. Octavo. Original yellow cloth binding, with gray stamping. A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with some occasional light edgewear.

      [Bookseller: The Book Shop, LLC]
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        The floating opera

      Appleton-Century-Crofts, New York 1956 - First edition of the author's first novel, 8vo, pp. [6], 280; illustrations in text; original brown cloth, slightly worn dust jacket; signed by the author on half title. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        In the Winter of Cities

      New Directions 1956 - First edition. One of a limited 100 copies, signed by Tennesse Williams. Publisher's white vellum boards with gilt titles on spine, in original matching numbered slipcase. Very Good with light toning to spine and light soiling to vellum. Slipcase is toned and lightly soiled, with a split along the top rear joint. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK: DRAMATIZED BY FRANCES GOODRICH AND ALBERT HACKETT

      New York, Program Publishing Company(N.D.). No date (1956) . First edition. Original illustrated paper wrappers with full page (magazine size) black-and-white cover photograph of the actors playing Anne and Otto Frank embracing. 4to. 16 pages; 30 cm. A collectors' souvenir program from the Original Broadway Production of "The Diary of Anne Frank" with the original cast. Features dozens of fabulous black-and-white photos, some headshots, some archival, and some candids from the show with lines from the play beneath them. The entire cast and crew of the production, Kermit Bloomgarden, Joseph Schildkraut, Susan Strasberg, Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Dennie Moore, Jack Gilford, Clinton Sundberg, Lou Jacobi, Garson Kanin, Boris Aronson, Helene Pons, and Leland Watson, had successful careers in the entertainment industry. Joseph Schildkraut, the actor who played Otto Frank, was a prolific film and theatre actor who performed in Show Boat (1927) , The Twilight Zone (1961) , Marie Antoinette (1938) among several others. He "received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Alfred Dreyfus in The Life of Emile Zola (1937) " and was nominated for a Best Actor Emmy Award in 1963 (Wikipedia, 2016) . Susan Strasberg, daughter of Lee Strasberg of the Actors Studio, was "the youngest actress to star on Broadway with her name above the marquee title" for her Tony nominated role as Anne Frank in this production (Wikipedia, 2016) . Strasberg starred and guest-starred in many other roles throughout her career and wrote two books, one an autobiography and one about her friendship with Marilyn Monroe. Jack Gilford, the actor who played Mr. Dussel, was discovered by his mentor Milton Berle, was nominated for several Tony Awards and an Academy Award, and started the comedy tradition of monology later used by comedians such as Lenny Bruce and Woody Allen. His career was derailed when choreographer Jerome Robbins named him and his wife, Madeline Lee, as Communist sympathizers to HUAC. This is one of the fancier programs that you have to purchase, rather than the playbill programs that they give out. SUBJECT(S) : Anne Frank, Broadway, Theatre. OCLC lists no holdings worldwide. Minimal markings and wear. Very good + condition. (Holo2-133-10)

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        I Malavoglia

      VERONA: Edizioni scolastiche Mondadori, 1956. XVIIIED. Brossura. BUONO. 13 19,5. USATO

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        Il futuro ha un cuore antico Viaggio nell' Unione Sovietica

      TORINO: GIULIO EINAUDI EDITORE, 1956. Brossura. DISCRETO. 16 21,5. Saggi USATO

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        The Accumulation of Capital

      London: Macmillan & Co Ltd,, 1956. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket. Card bookmark explaining the tables to pages 107 and 413 laid in as issued. Dust jacket lightly spotted, small abrasion to rear joint, endpapers darkened in places. Book seller's ticket to front pastedown. Side-ruling to 3 pages in blue ballpoint, a very good copy in a very well preserved dust jacket. Signed and dated by Joan Robinson on the front free endpaper. First edition of Robinson's "magnum opus" (ODNB), "her second major contribution to economic theory … the work of her maturity and the one that expresses Joan Robinson's genius at her best. Here she has chosen to move on new and controversial ground" (The New Palgrave IV, p. 215).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Reclining Nude with a Blue Ball.

      1956.(). Oil and encaustic on masonite. Signed and dated. 24 x 32 inches.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        HOWL and Other Poems.

      City Lights Pocket Bookshop: San Francisco 1956 - 6 x 5, wraps (with paper inlay), 44 pp, covers rubbed and darkened, small dent at top of front cover. Second edition. SIGNED BY LOUIS GINSBERG, ALLEN'S FATHER. Nice association copy. This was the edition seized as it arrived in San Francisco by U.S. Collector of Customs. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: John K King Used & Rare Books]
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        Large photograph of Picasso in his study with Lump, his beloved dachshund; gelatin silver print, photographer's stamp on verso and trim markings also on verso

      - On the suggestion of friend and fellow photographer, Robert Capa, Duncan traveled to France to meet Picasso in 1956. Picasso would become a friend and the subject of seven photographic books. Their friendship lasted until Picasso's death. Picasso referred to Duncan as his "Ishmael" and Duncan called Picasso "Maestro." With photographs of Picasso and his dog taken in 1957, Duncan produced a photographic book on Picasso and his dachshund Lump titled, "Picasso & Lump: A Dachshund's Odyssey" published in 2006. Our image is not included in the book. Note: Lump is German roughly translated into English as rascal or rogue. Framed in black wood with dark gray archival mat and conservation glass so that the photographer's stamp shows through a window on the back. Frame measures 15 x 19 1/2 inches with image shown measuring 8 1/2 x 12 inches. A striking ensemble.

      [Bookseller: Schulson Autographs, Ltd.]
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        La Costituzione della Repubblica Italiana

      ROMA: Associazione fra le Casse di Risparmio Italiane - Apollon, 1956. Rilegato. DISCRETO. 10,6 17. USATO

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        From One China to the Other

      Universe Books 1956 - First Edition, First Printing. Published by Universe Books, 1956. Quarto. White cloth boards stamped in white. Book is very good/like new condition with only some very light spotting along top of pages and a small quarter-inch tear at flyleaf top right corner. Interior is clean and unmarked. 144 black & white photos. No writing, dog ears, etc. Dust jacket is in very good condition, is price-clipped with some light edge wear. Has a small closed tear at jacket spine top. A very scarce copy of this classic Cartier-Bresson book in very good condition with dust jacket. Edited by Robert Delpire and printed by Maitres-Imprimeurs Draeger. 100% positive feedback. 30 day money back guarantee. NEXT DAY SHIPPING! Excellent customer service. Please email with any questions or if you would like a photo. All books packed carefully and ships with free delivery confirmation/tracking. All books come with free bookmarks. Ships from Sag Harbor, New York. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Southampton Books]
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        Lee Oswald

      [1956]. Offered is one piece of the 19 remaining pieces from Lee Harvey Oswald’s electric football game.<br /><br />Lee Harvey Oswald’s mother, Mrs. Marguerite Oswald, testified before the President’s Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Washington, D.C., on the morning of February 12, 1964. Present were Chief Justice Earl Warren, Chairman; Representative Hale Boggs and Representative Gerald R. Ford, members. Also present were J. Lee Rankin, general counsel; Wesley J. Liebeler, assistant counsel; and John F. Doyle, attorney for Mrs. Marguerite Oswald.<br /><br />Excerpt from Mrs. Oswald’s testimony: ““Lee was a very quiet and studious boy. None of my children gave me any trouble, thank God. We have no police record, sir, or anything like that. And the children were always more or less home. And particularly Lee. Lee would go to the movies, and things like that. He was a normal boy. But when he was home, he was most happy. And I am of this disposition. He could keep himself occupied - - reading and when he watched a football game on television, he would have the score pad, and things of that sort. And so he was quite happy in his own way ... While Lee was working for Tujague & Co. he started to have a bank account, and it was in a Homestead. I do not know the name, but it was on Canal Street, 900 or 100 block of Canal Street, because it was even with Exchange Place. And he started to save his money ... Are we in 1955 in New Orleans? Yes. No, 1956 this would be. January, 1956--Lee took his money out of the Homestead, which was approximately $150, or something like that. And Lee Harvey Oswald bought an electric football machine cost approximately $10. He bought a bow and arrow set--maybe about $6 or $7. And he bought a gun.”<br /><br />Accompanied by a signed statement of Robert L. Oswald, brother of Lee Harvey Oswald: “To Whom It May Concern: My brother Lee was born in New Orleans in 1939. Lee and my mother moved back to New Orleans from New York City in January 1954 when Lee was 14. It was while he was living in New Orleans that Lee bought an electric football game. When I was discharged from the U.S. Marine Corps in July 1955, I settled in Fort Worth, Texas. In the Summer of 1956, Mother and Lee moved from New Orleans to Ft. Worth where we shared an apartment. Over the years, a few football player pieces were lost. I now transfer ownership of the remaining 19 football player pieces bought by and belonging to Lee to John Reznikoff of University Archives in Westport, Connecticut.”<br />

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        Opus epistolarum Des. Erasmi Roterodami denuo recognitum et auctum per P.S. Allen

      Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1956-1963. Twelve volumes (23.5 cm), I (1906, but undated reprint of 1956): xxiv, 615 (3) pp., 4 plates outside pagination. II (1910, but undated reprint of 1956): xx, 603 (5) pp., 4 plates outside pagination. III (1913, but undated reprint of 1956): xxxi (1), 634 (6) pp., 8 plates outside pagination. IV (1922, but undated reprint of 1956): xxxii, 632 (8) pp., 3 plates outside pagination. V (1924, but undated reprint of 1956): xxiii (1), 631 (1) pp., 4 plates outside pagination. VI (1926, but undated reprint of 1956): xxv (1), (6) 518 pp., 1 plate (frontispiece) outside pagination. VII (1928, but undated reprint of 1956): xxiii (1), 560 pp., 2 plates outside pagination. VIII (1934, but undated reprint of 1956): xliv, (16) 516 pp., including frontispiece; 2 plates outside pagination. IX (1938, first edition): xxiv, 497 (1) pp., 3 plates outside pagination. X (1941, reprinted 1963): xxiv, 440 pp., 2 plates outside pagination. XI (1947, reprinted 1963): xxxii, 400 pp., 3 plates outside pagination. XII (1958, first edition): iv, 189 (1) pp. Uniform publisher's cloth bindings and dust jackets. - The original edition was printed from 1906 to 1947; the index followed in 1958. As often, the present set is a mixture of editions: volumes I-VIII are the undated reprint published by Oxford University Press in 1956 (price £12), uniformly bound in yellow-brown buckram, with dust jackets dated "[9/56]". Volume IX is the first edition (1938), bound in a harmonious shade of buckram (its wrapper dated "[3/38]"; volumes X-XI are lithographic reprints from the sheets of the first editions published respectively in 1941 and 1947, in matching bindings, with dust jackets dated "[818303/9/63]" and "[818304/9/63]". The index volume (XII) is in first edition, similarly bound, in a wrapper dated "[3/58]". ¶ Owner's name in ink on endpaper of volume II (only); a few pencil annotations in margins of volume V; ink stamp "Campion Hall" on title-page of volume XII (repeated twice elsewhere in the same volume). Minor defects to just jackets.

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