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        Gesammelte Werke in zwölf Bänden (Band 1-12 cplt.)

      Berlin, Aufbau, Lizenzausgabe der S. Fischer-Ausgabe; 2., unveränderte Auflage, 1956,,. 782; 1013; 660; 614; 554; 689; 778; 673; 1009; 798; 775; 843 Seiten (zusammen 9188 Seiten), 20 cm, Halbpergament, gebunden, fadengeheftet, Lesebändchen, Goldschnitt oben, Rücken und Deckel goldgeprägt. LEDER - RÜCKEN:. Einbände minimalst bestossen, tadelloser Zustand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Duda]
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        (Witebsk 1887 - 1985 Vence). Klagelied des Jeremias. Farblithographie aus 'Dessins pour la Bible', Verve 33/34. Paris, 1956. 35,5 x 26 cm.

      1956. . Mourlot 140.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm]
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        Facsimile-Edition of the Latin Charters Prior to the Ninth Century. Vorhanden ist der lückenlose Bestand von Band 1-61 und Band 72.

      Dietikon-Zurich, Urs Graf-Verlag, 1956-2002.. Folio (44 x 32 cm). Je Band ca. 100 bis 160 Seiten mit je ca. 20 bis 50 Urkundentafeln. Zus. 62 Bände. Orig.-Halbpergamentbände.. *Monumentalwerk zur Urkundenkunde. - Die Reihe der Chartae Latinae Antiquiores stellt Beschreibung der äußeren und inneren Merkmale, Bibliographie und originalgetreues Faksimile aller Urkunden bis zum Ende des 9. Jahrhunderts bereit. Die erste Serie ist abgeschlossen und umfasst Band 1-49, sie beinhaltet Papyrus- und Pergamenturkunden bis zum Jahr 800. Die zweite Serie (ChLA2) wird mit Band 50 fortgesetzt. Erfasst werden zunächst alle in Italien aufbewahrten Urkunden ab dem 9. Jahrhundert. Eine Übersicht der Einzelbände können Sie unter folgendem Internetlink einsehen im www unter "urs-graf-verlag.com" - Die Serie ist im Buchhandel bzw. Verlag lieferbar (Preis der Einzelbände: 630 Euro bzw. bei Gesamtkauf je 560 Euro). - Hier eine Gelegenheit den kompletten Grundbestand von Band 1-61 + Bd. 72 antiquarisch zu erwerben (Neupreis für den hier vorhandenen Bestand: ca. 35.000 Euro). - Vorsätze und Titel mit je einem Stempel. Ansonsten völlig unbenutzt und wie neu.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        Chronique des temps heroiques illustre de dessins graves sur bois et de lithographies et pointes-seches originales par Pablo Picasso.

      Paris, Louis Broder, 1956.. 126 S., 4 Bll., 2 Bll. (Prospekt des Buches), 2 farb. lithogr. Bll. (Illustr. des Schubers), 2 w. Bll. - Mit 1 Originallithgraphie als Frontispiz, 3 Original-Radierungen, 24 Textholzschnitten und farb. Umschlaglithographien von Pablo Picasso. Gr.-8°, lose Lagen in illustr. OKarton im illustr. OPappschuber.. Eines von XX (GA 170) num. und von Picasso im Impressum sign. Exemplaren. - Mourlot 271. Bloch 743 und 802-804. Cramer 78. - Sehr schönes Exemplar, komplett mit den Beilagen wie bei Cramer beschrieben.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        Dessins d'un demi-siecle.

      . Paris, Berggruen 1956. 22 : 11,8 cm. 4 S. mit Text von Maurice Jardot u. 22 (1 doppelblattgr.) Tafeln, davon 3 in Pochoirtechnik handkoloriert. Orig.-Umschlag mit vierfarbiger Original-Lithographie von Picasso über beide Deckel u. Rücken.. 17e Plaquette de la Collection Berggruen. - In 1000 Exemplaren erschienen. Druck der Lithographie durch Mourlot Freres, Paris, Die Phototypien und Pochoirs wurden von Jacomet, Paris, ausgeführt. - Umschlag leicht gebräunt u. etwas angeschmutzt, sonst gutes Exemplar mit der schönen Umschlag-Lithographie "Tete et bacchanale". - Goeppert/Cramer No. 82 mit ganzseit. Farbabb. - Bloch 792 u. (Bücher) 75. - Mourlot 268. - Güse/Rau 619.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        Picasso. Dessins d'un demi-siecle.

      Paris, Berggruen, 1956.. 8°. 22 cm. [14] Blatt. Original-Karton. (= Plaquette de la Collection Bergruen. Numero 17).. 1. Auflage in 1000 Exemplaren. Mit 1 Original-Farblithografie in vier Farben über gesamten Einband, gedruckt durch Mourlot. Phototypien und 3 Pochoirs durch Jacomet. Französischsprachige Ausgabe. Katalog anlässlich der Ausstellung in der Galerie Berggruen Paris, 1956. Gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. First edition in 1000 copies. With 1 original lithograph in four colours over the whole cover, printed by Mourlot. French language edition. Original softcover. With many illustrations in color and b/w. Nearly fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        Original typescript of the Third Chapter "Our Social Inheritance" - called "THE CRITICAL FACTORS" with corrections by Lewis' hand - accompaied by a letter from lewis to Henry Aiken.

      approximately 1956.. 4°. 19 pages (incomplete - few pages missing at the end). Stapled pages. The letter to Aiken, signed by Lewis, dates from August 1946. Lewis and Aiken had a long and mutual friendship between them - Lewis welcomed Aiken in 1946 to Harvard.. Clarence Irving Lewis (12 April 1883 Stoneham, Massachusetts - February 3, 1964 Cambridge, Massachusetts), usually cited as C. I. Lewis, was an American academic philosopher and the founder of conceptual pragmatism. First a noted logician, he later branched into epistemology, and during the last 20 years of his life, he wrote much on ethics. Lewis was born in Stoneham, Massachusetts. His father was a skilled worker in a shoe factory, and Lewis grew up in relatively humble circumstances. He discovered philosophy at age 13, when reading about the Greek pre-Socratics, Anaxagoras and Heraclitus in particular. The first work of philosophy Lewis recalled studying was a short history of Greek philosophy by Marshall. Immanuel Kant proved a major lifelong influence on Lewis's thinking. In his article "Logic and Pragmatism," Lewis wrote: "Nothing comparable in importance happened [in my life] until I became acquainted with Kant... Kant compelled me. He had, so I felt, followed scepticism to its inevitable last stage, and laid the foundations where they could not be disturbed." In 1905, Harvard College awarded Lewis the A.B. after a mere three years of study, during which time he supported himself with part-time jobs. He then taught English for one year in a Quincy MA high school, then two years at the University of Colorado. In 1906, he married Mable Maxwell Graves. In 1908, Lewis returned to Harvard and began a Ph.D in philosophy, which he completed in a mere two years. He then taught philosophy at the University of California, 1911-20, after which he returned again to Harvard, where he taught until his 1953 retirement, eventually filling the Edgar Pierce Chair of Philosophy. In 1929, he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 1933, he presided over the American Philosophical Association. From 1959 until 1960, he was a Fellow on the faculty in the Center for Advanced Studies at Wesleyan University. Even though Lewis set out his ideas at length, can be seen as both a late pragmatist and an early analytic philosopher, and had students of the calibre of Brand Blanshard, Nelson Goodman, and Roderick Chisholm, his reputation declined after WWII, and the secondary literature on Lewis during the second half of the 20th century is less than imposing. Joel Isaac, in his contribution to the 2006 Transactions of the C. S. Peirce Society symposium referenced below, believes this neglect is justified. Lewis's reputation is benefiting from the growing interest in the historical aspects of pragmatism and of American philosophy generally. (Wikipedia)

      [Bookseller: Old Head Books & Collections]
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        Die deutschen und lateinischen Werke: Die lateinischen Werke (4 Bände) - Bd. I: Prologi Expositio Libri Genesis Liber Parabolarum Genesis/ Bd. II: Expositio Libri Exodi/ Bd. III: Expositio Sancti Evangelii Secundum Johannem/ Bd. IV: Sermones (KOMPLETTE gebundene Lieferungen)

      Kohlhammer Verlag 1956 - 1964.. je Band ca. 300 - 750 Seiten; Gebundene Ausgabe;. Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 4 Bände; Text in LATEINISCHER und DEUTSCHER Sprache!! bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten!!

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros - Versandantiquariat]
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        Memorandum on the Radio Telecommunication Scheme on the Occasion of the Project Inauguration by His Majesty the King.

      Mecca, Ministry of Communications, 1956.. Large 4to (255 x 303 mm). (36) pp. With 6 mounted colour prints after watercolour drawings and numerous black-and-white illustrations. Original giltstamped green cloth.. Exceedingly rare "memorandum", printed in Arabic and English throughout, documenting the telecommunication network scheme that was to modernize wireless telecommunication in Saudi Arabia, based on equipment manufactured and installed by the German engineering company Siemens & Halske. Also contains photoportraits of King Saud, Crown Prince Faisal (then Prime Minister, later to establish the first television braodcasting station in 1963), Prince Sultan (Minister of Communications), Sheikh Abdullah Al-Saad, Sheikh Ibrahim Silisilah, and Sheikh Abdullah Kazim, as well as maps, diagrams, and pictures of radio equipment in operation. - In perfect state of preservation. No copy listed in online library catalogues worldwide.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Marc Chagall BIBLE. Verve. Revue artistique et litteraire. Directeur : Teriade. Vol. VIII, Nos 33 et 34.

      Editions de la revue verve 1956.. 1.Auflage 105 gebundene Ausgabe. Gebundene Ausgabe OHNE Schutzumschlag, Editions de la revue verve 1956, 1.Auflage, 105 großformatige Seiten mit 105 schwarz-weißen Heliogravuren (Planches in Noir) im geschätzten Wert von ca. EUR 20-40 pro Abbildung, Vorwort in französischer Sprache, wenig benutztes Bibliotheksexemplar - deswegen stark billiger, Buch in transp. Klebefolie gebunden, Buchschnitt nahezu tadellos, Bildseiten nahezu durchgängig ohne Gebrauchsspuren, Auf zwei Seiten im Vorwort ist ein kleiner Einriss am Rand sauber repariert, Die Rückseite der Titelseite mit Bibliotheks-Stempel und stellenweise mit kleinen Tintenspuren, ganz hinten im Buch (auf leerer Seite) ein mit Tippex entfernter Vermerk, sonst nur sehr wenige Gebrauchsspuren, Der Preis berücksichtigt Zustand und Umfang des Artikels: Zustand der Bildseiten ca. Note 2 (sehr gut) / Vorwort+Vorsatz: ca. Note 3 (gut), Einband Note 2-3 (gut-sehr gut) , keine farbigen Bilder enthalten - NO COLORED IMAGES (intern: 39D-orange/Kunst/schatzkästchen/GOU-2) *** Gewicht > 1 Kg ***

      [Bookseller: Lydia und Hubert Lohmaier GbR]
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        Quiet Days in Clichy

      Olympia Press, Paris, France 1956 - Near Fine in wraps as issued. Photographic illustrations by Brassai. 17x10.5 cm. (6¾x4"), black, yellow, gray and white illustrated wrappers. Original First Edition noted on title page. This is the variant first edition, with glossy photographs. Shifreen & Jackson A100b. Some professional restoration work at hinges. Exceptional copy housed in clear plastic cover. Spine a bit yellowed with a faint vertical crease down center, very lightly rubbed extremities. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Hugh Lane and his Pictures. [With manuscript letter by Taoiseach John A. Costello to Lady Douglas].

      Dublin, Stationery Office, 1956.. 8°. XV, 96 pages and 51 Plates with explanations. Original Hardcover with illustrated dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only minor signs of wear to the dustjacket. Bodkin's account of the scandal over Sir Hugh Lane's pictures in an edition commissioned and signed by the Irish Taioseach, John A Costello from 1956. A manuscript letter with letterhead "Roinn an Taoisigh / Department of the Taoiseach" is laid in from Costello with a hand written address to ''Dear Lady Douglas' and the revised date of '11th December' 1956. The letter reads: "Dear Lady Douglas - This book brings an old sad story up to date but does not finish it. I offer it to you in the confident hope that, when you have read it, you will want to do all you can to help the story to a happy ending. Sincerly Yours John A.Costello".' Additionally Costello has added a manuscript dedication to the first blank page: 'To Lady Douglas - With Compliments from John A Costello.' University College Dublin holds an extensive correspondence between Costello and the book's author Thomas Bodkin about the scandal of Lane's pictures which became a major preoccupation for Costello.. Sir Hugh Percy Lane (9 November 1875 - 7 May 1915) is best known for establishing Dublin's Municipal Gallery of Modern Art (the first known public gallery of modern art in the world) and for his remarkable contribution to the visual arts in Ireland, including the Lane Bequest. He died on board the RMS Lusitania. Hugh Percy Lane was born in County Cork, Ireland on 9 November 1875. He was brought up in Cornwall, England, and began his career as an apprentice painting restorer and later became a successful art dealer in London. Through regular visits to Coole (near Gort), County Galway, the home of his aunt, Lady Gregory, Lane remained in contact with Ireland. He soon counted among his family, friends and social circle those who collectively formed the core of the Irish cultural renaissance in the early decades of the 20th century. Extolling the cause of Irish art abroad, Lane also became one of the foremost collectors and dealers of Impressionist paintings in Europe, and amongst those outstanding works purchased by him for the new gallery were La Musique aux Tuileries by Manet, Sur la Plage by Degas, Les Parapluies by Renoir and La Cheminee by Vuillard. The Municipal Gallery of Modern Art opened in January 1908 in temporary premises in Harcourt Street, Dublin. Lane hoped that Dublin Corporation would run it, but the corporation was unsure if it would be financially viable. Lane did not live to see his gallery permanently located as he died in 1915 during the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, off the west coast of Cork, the county of his birth. The Gallery, extended in 2005, is now in Parnell Square in central Dublin. For his "services to art" in Ireland, Lane was knighted in June 1909 at the comparatively young age of 33. Controversy over the Lane Bequest Following his death, his will bequeathed his collection to London, but an unwitnessed later codicil bequeathed it to Dublin. Having possession, London's National Gallery did not recognise the codicil. At the request of Lane's aunt, Lady Gregory, WT Cosgrave, leader of the Irish Government unsuccessfully approached Ramsay MacDonald on the matter in 1929. When John A. Costello became Taoiseach in 1948, he initiated further negotiations with the UK government, eventually leading to a compromise in 1959, under Taoiseach Sean Lemass, whereby half of the Lane Bequest would be lent and shown in Dublin every five years. In 1993 the agreement was varied so that 31 of the 39 paintings would stay in Ireland. The remaining 8 were divided into 2 groups, so that 4 would be lent for 6 years at a time to Dublin. These 8 include works by Manet, Monet, Pissarro, Renoir, Morisot, Vuillard and Degas. In 2008 The National Gallery in London arranged for the entire collection to be on display in Dublin together for the first time. There was a switch in May 2013 for a six-year period. (Wikipedia)

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        The Ranger Boys in Space; Cycle of Fire (2 Books)

      Boston, MA USA: L. C. Page and Company, 1956. Signed, 2 Books, The Ranger Boys in Space, Cycle of Fire , First Edition, First Printing, Ex Library, Hard Covers, L. C. Page and Company, Boston, USA, 1956; Ballantine Books, New York, 1957.The Ranger Boys in Space, Book Condition: Near Fine with a Very Good Dust Jacket. The original price ($2.75) is on the Dust Jacket. This book is in exceptional condition for an ex-library with only 2 small stamps showing. The Dust Jacket has some chipping at top of spine and front cover, some closed tears on Dust Jacket edges (request to see additional photos).Cycle of Fire, Book Condition: Good with a Good Dust Jacket. The original price ($2.75) is on the Dust Jacket. This book is in good condition for an ex-library with usual library stamps and markings. The Dust Jacket has some chipping at top of spine and front cover, some closed tears on Dust Jacket edges (request to see additional photos).Both are signed "Hal Clement" (Harry C. Stubbs)These are 2 of Hal Clement's rarest books making this a highly sought after and collectible set of books.Contact seller for further details.All books bubble wrapped and boxed for shipping. **Oversize & Heavy Items may require additional postage.

      [Bookseller: Micks Books]
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        [Photo Album]: Damn Yankees

      , [1956] [1956]. First. Two volumes. Red leatherette photograph albums. Chipping at the spinal extremities of the binding, very good or better. A collection of 46 different 5" x 7" photographs, most likely professional, from a production of the musical Damn Yankees at the National Theatre in Washington D.C., (where the fate of the hapless Senators in the play would have been of more than passing interest). This production starred Sherry O'Neil as Lola and Bobby Clark in the vaudeville veteran's final stage role as Mr. Applegate. Two pictures are of the outside of the theater, the rest of the images are mostly either of baseball scenes or of the scantily clad (by 1950s standards) Lola and Joe Hardy (actor Allen Case) in the locker room. Unique. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Photo Album]: Damn Yankees

      1956 - Two volumes. Red leatherette photograph albums. Chipping at the spinal extremities of the binding, very good or better. A collection of 46 different 5" x 7" photographs, most likely professional, from a production of the musical *Damn Yankees* at the National Theatre in Washington D.C., (where the fate of the hapless Senators in the play would have been of more than passing interest). This production starred Sherry O'Neil as Lola and Bobby Clark in the vaudeville veteran's final stage role as Mr. Applegate. Two pictures are of the outside of the theater, the rest of the images are mostly either of baseball scenes or of the scantily clad (by 1950s standards) Lola and Joe Hardy (actor Allen Case) in the locker room. Unique. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Die Vorzüge der Windhühner

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

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB ]
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        GERMAN MILITARY AIRCRAFT IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [2 VOL. SET]

      Kanto-Sha 1956 Previous owner's name and stamp on front endpaper; One book in English, the other in the original Japanese. The latter edition includes all the illustrations and two fold-outs. Contemporary ads. Nice, helpful pen notes that help to find the according illustration in the Japanese volume ; 8vo; 126, 324 pages

      [Bookseller: The Complete Traveller]
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        The Lord of The Rings - 3 vols (complete)

      George Allen & Unwin, London 1956 - 3 vols complete with folding maps - The fellowship of the Ring : 1956, first edition fifth impression - The Two Towers : 1956, first edition fourth impression (dust jacket third impression, as issued) - The return of the King : 1957, first edition - third impression ( dust jacket chipped and with small closed tears/chips to both ends of spine ) - all dust jackets not price clipped [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Von Meyenfeldt, Slaats & Sons]
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        CONGRESSO (XXIII) LUSO-ESPANHOL.

      - Celebrado na Cidade de Coimbra de 1 a 5 de Junho de 1956. Tomo I. Sessões Plenárias. Discursos Inaugurais. Tomo II: 1ª Secção ? Ciências matemáticas. Tomo III: 2ª Secção ? Astronomia Geodésia, Geofísica e Geografia. Tomo IV: 3ª Secção ? Ciências Físico-Químicas. Tomo V: 4ª Secção - Ciências Naturais ? 1ª Subsecção ? Mineralogia e Geologia. 2ª Subsecção ? Botânica. Tomo V (aliás VI): 4ª Secção ? Ciências Naturais. 3ª Subsecção - Zoologia e Antropologia. Tomo VII: 6ª Secção ? Ciências filosóficas e Teológicas. Tomo VIII: 7ª Secção ? Ciências Históricas e Filosóficas. Tomo IX: 8ª Secção Ciências Médicas e Biológicas. Tomo X: 9ª Secção ? Engenharia, Arquitectura e outras ciências aplicadas. Associação Portuguesa para o Progresso das Ciências. Coimbra Editora Limitada. Coimbra. 1956 e 1957. Obra em 10 volumes. De 26x18 cm. Com 230, 101, 266, 252, 166, 521, 292, 590, 187, e 648 pags. Encadernações inteiras de pele com finos ferros a ouro nas lombadas, rolados sobre as pastas em esquadrias, e rolados nos filetes e nas conchas. Profusamente ilustrado com fotogravuras, dados estatísticos e gráficos, esquemas de física, química e electrónica, e com levantamentos de arquitectura e de arqueologia. Exemplar com leves vestígios de humidade no tomo VIII, e com fortes vestígios de humidade no tomo V sem afectar a leitura. Location/localizacao: 6-3-B-13

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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        COLLECTED LETTERS OF SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE Volume I 1785 - 1800 Volume II 1801 - 1806 Volume III 1807 - 1814 Volume IV 1815 - 1819

      Clarendon Press Oxford University Press, 1956 - 1959.. Clarendon Press Oxford University Press, 1956 - 1959.. 1st edn. 4 vols: Vols I & II 1956; Vols III & IV 1959. 8vo. Original uniform blind-ruled gilt lettered maroon (Fine), dustwrapper (near Fine in original opaque paper coverings, not price clipped). Pp. xxxix + 659 [&] viii + 661-1219 [&] lii + 544 [&] xi + 545-999, illus with b&w plates (no inscriptions). .

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        THE CITY AND THE STARS

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company,, [1956]. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company,. [1956]. boards.. A fine copy in bright, very good or better dust jacket with some age-. tanning (mostly internal) and 13 mm closed tear near bottom edge of. front flap fold. Presents well overall. (#148254). First edition. A completely revised and expanded version of Clarke's first published novel, AGAINST THE FALL OF NIGHT (1948; 1953). "Arthur C. Clarke's 2001 (1968) is one of the most famous computer stories, but his THE CITY AND THE STARS (1956) may well be the profound artistically successful work of cybernetic fiction ... [It] is one of the most remarkable accomplishments of the imagination in all the literature that I am considering. Beyond imagining how computers might transform a society, Clarke also dramatizes the philosophical implications of life in a totally structured society. The novel is even more deserving of commendation because it is an early cybernetic novel, and computers and information theory were recent developments when it was written." - Warrick, The Cybernetic Imagination in Science Fiction, pp. 166-70. This novel "is perhaps his most characteristic and most enduring." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 374-7. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-245. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 22.

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        Profiles In Courage

      New York:: Harper,, 1956. New York:: Harper,, 1956.. First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author to Massachusetts Senator Leverett Saltonstall, "To Senator Saltonstall- with the very highest regards of his colleague John Kennedy". Leverett Saltonstall was the senior senator of Massachusetts while, John Kennedy was the junior senator. An excellent copy in a bright near fine dust jacket. Saltonstall served as Republican Whip from 1949-1957 and as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee from 1953-1955. Saltonstall attended the wedding of John Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier in 1953, and the two served together in the Senate from 1953 to 1960. Saltanstall and Kennedy worked together closely over the course of several years, as evidenced of one of their constituents thought the two had an even closer relationship, mistakenly assuming Saltonstall to be Kennedy's uncle. "If you are ready to admit it," Kennedy kidded in a 1963 letter, "I am." An excellent association copy. Housed in a custom clamshell box.

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        PROFILES IN COURAGE

      New York. 1956.. New York. 1956.. xix,266pp. Blue cloth with black cloth spine, gilt. Light edge wear. Presentation inscription on front fly leaf. Very good. Lacks the dust jacket. In a blue morocco slipcase, spine gilt. Later printing of this famous work, which won Kennedy the Pulitzer Prize. The front fly leaf is inscribed in Kennedy's hand: "To my former boss Louis Ruppel - with warmest regards, John Kennedy." Louis Ruppel was the associate editor of the AMERICAN WEEKLY newspaper in New York. Kennedy previously worked for Ruppel as a reporter, and maintained a warm relationship with him as his political career took off.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Fortunio.

      Editions Germaine Raoult 1956 - - Editions Germaine Raoult, Paris _1956, 23x28cm, en feuilles sous couverture, chemise et étui. - Premier tirage des illustrations de Paul-Emile Bécat paru à 390 exemplaires sur papier vélin de Rives (n°293). L'ouvrage est illustré de pointes sèches hors-texte en noir de Paul-Emile Bécat. Très bel exemplaire. Illustrés Modernes & CADEAUX NOËL 2013 : Beaux livres Illustrés [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Piece of My Mind

      Farrar Straus & Cudahy, New York,, 1956. Farrar Straus & Cudahy, New York,, 1956. Reflections at Sixty. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Some minor staining at the foot of the spine but an excellent copy in the creased and slightly faded dust jacket. First Edition, First Printing. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "To Dorothy Mendenhall with love from Edmund New Year's Day 1957". With a number of corrections to the text in Wilson's hand. Review slip laid in. Dorothy Mendenhall was Wilson's cousin, a respected researcher, obstetrician, and pioneer in methods of childbirth.

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        SIGNO. Revista de arte. Directeurs : Alcides Iznaga et Aldo Menedez. Du No. 1 [1954, 1ère année] au No. 13 [1956, 3ème année]. Manquent les Nos 5-6.

      Cienfuegos [Cuba], 1954-1956. - 11 fascicules in-folio [240 X 317 mm.], de 4 pages à 12 pages. Collaborations de Alcides Iznaga, Aldo Menendez, Luis J. Gallardo, J.R. Cabrera, M.R. Mancebo, Moises Wodvicki, Robert Altmann, J. Lezama Lima, Agustun Acosta, Angel H. Duarte, Mateo Torriente, Samuel Feijóo. Bel exemplaire de cette fragile revue malgré quelques déchirures et mouillures dans les marges de 3 numéros. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lecointre Drouet]
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        Témoignage

      Jean Cocteau. Pierre Bertrand Editeur Paris, 1956. Homage to Pablo Picasso in occasion of its seventy-fifth birthday. Limited in 125 numbered copies, of which our copy is marked: H.C. (out of commerce). Illustrated with an original etching by Picasso depicting a nude turned on the back, dated, signed, and inscribed in plate, and an original etching by Paul Lemagny, a portrait of Picasso. Very rare copy, with some stains and minor defects, wrapped in the original worn glassine.

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA-ILAB)]
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        Hundred and One Dalmatians

      Heinemann, 1956-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. London: Heinemann, 1956: First Edition, First Printing, in a price clipped dust jacket. In Good overall condition. Clean pages. Name of previous owner in pen on verso of front fly leaf, and on the front flap of the jacket as well. Lean to spine. Light edge wear to boards, a few tiny spots to the front board. The dust jacket shows sunning, foxing and chipping, with tape repairs made from the verso along the rear spine fold where it appears a split once was present. The jacket is now housed in a brand new, removable protective sleeve, and presents well.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        The Last of the Wine

      Longmans, UK 1956 - 1st Edition 1956. Renault's classic novel. The Last of the Wine is Mary Renault's first novel set in Ancient Greece, the setting that would become her most important arena. The novel was published in 1956 and is the second of her works to feature male homosexuality as a major theme. The book is a convincing portrait of Athens at the close of the Golden Age and the end of the Peloponnesian War with Sparta., Book is very good+ and quite bright. The wrapper is very good+ and quite bright. Edges rubbed and nicked. A few small closed tears to edges. Now very scarce. More images can be taken upon request. Ref [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd]
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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'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's rare Westerns, especially uncommon in collectible condition.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        Textiles of Pre-Inca From Burying Grounds in Peru (All Colour-Printing) Kanegafuchi Spinning Company's Collection / Nanbei Pre Inca Senshoku Zuroku (2 Volumes)

      Kyoto Shoin 1956 Illustrated by 100 full page color plates; Beautifully produced two volume set of the 7th-12th century Pre-Columbian textile collection of this iconic textile manufacturer . Japanese/English text.; 22; [140 pp.]

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        A History of the English-Speaking Peoples

      London: Cassell and Company Ltd.,, 1956–8. 4 volumes, octavo (230 × 135 mm). Contemporary blue half morocco, spies gilt in compartments, blue cloth sides, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. All volumes illustrated with maps and genealogical tables. Spines faded. An excellent set. First editions, first impressions. A handsomely 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.

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        CERDEÑA Y LA EXPANSIÓN MEDITERRÁNEA DE LA CORONA DE ARAGÓN. 1297-1314. Vol.I: Texto. Vol.II: Documentos. (Prólogo de J. Vicens)

      Escuela de Estudios Medievales, Madrid 1956 - 4º mayor, 2 vols. (vol. 1): XI p., 587 p., 1 carta facsimil; (vol. 2): XXI p., 684 p., láminas). Papel con barbas. Pleno pergamino moderno, lomo rotulado. Buen ejemplar. Importante obra de investigación histórica, patrocinada por la Escuela de Estudios Medievales de Madrid del Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas aunque impresa en Barcelona, que tiende a desentrañar un problema de tipo diplomático e investigar los motivos por los que Jaime II renunció a Sicilia y aceptó el envite sardo, que exigió un sinnúmero de esfuerzos a Cataluña. Importante segundo volumen con 486 documentos, especie de Diplomatario de las relaciones de Jaime II con Cerdeña. Corona de Aragón. Historia de Cataluña. Cerdeña. Crown of Aragon. History of Catalonia. Sardinia.

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        Derriere le Miroir. Nos. 87-88-89.

      Maeght editeur, Paris 1956 - Three double-page original lithographs and four original single-page lithographs by Miro. Bought decades ago at Maeght Gallery, this issue has been in storage since. The cover and contents are in mint condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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

      London: Cassell and Company. Ltd., 1956. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine/Fine. Here is premium, collector-grade 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 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, then, is a set worthy of attention - near-fine plus volumes in remarkably fine dust jackets. This set came to us in extremely old, homemade dust jacket protectors. As a consequence, the dust jackets are virtually as-new - improbably crisp, beautifully clean, entirely unfaded, and showing virtually no wear. Shelf presentation is superlative. One must handle hundreds of sets - as we have - to truly appreciate how rare jackets are in such condition. The sole detraction is tiny, barely discernable tape scars on a few of the dust jacket flaps where tape from the homemade dust jacket protectors made contact with the jacket paper. The dust jackets are now protected in removable, archival quality clear covers. The volumes beneath are likewise noteworthy. The bindings are flawless with sharp corners, bright gilt, and no wear. The contents are bright with no internal spotting. The sole previous ownership mark in the set is a date stamp "Oct 57" on the Volume III ffep. The red topstain remains uniformly dark and unfaded across all four volumes. The sole flaw that prevents our grading these volumes as truly fine is spotting to the fore and top edges. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A267.1(I-IV).a, Woods/ICS A138(aa), Langworth p.315

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Madeline and the Bad Hat

      New York: The Viking Press,, 1956. Tall quarto. Original green cloth boards with, with Madeline illustration to front board, titles to spine in black. Illustrations throughout. An excellent copy showing only the slightest of shelf wear, internally bright and clean. Without the issued slip case. Signed limited edition, preceding the first trade edition. Limited to 985 copies of which 885 were for sale. Ludwig Bemelmans signature to limitation page.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE PRESBYTERIAN CONSTITUTION AND DIGEST

      Board of Christian Education of the Presbyterian Church in the USA 1956 - RO40147817: 2813 pages. Ouvarge lourd à reliure épaisse comprenant des clous métalliques. Published for the Office of the General Assembly by the B.C.E.P.C. Historical Notes. The Larger Catechism. The Book of Discipline. Historical Section. In-8 Relié. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 420-Langue anglaise. Anglo-saxon [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: le-livre]
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        The Fellowship of the Ring

      GEORGE ALLEN & UNWIN LTD, GREAT BRITAIN 1956 - illustrations, gold letters on spine, map attached to rear endpaper, sunfaded spine.gneeral wear and rubbed cover. tight binding. No bookplate. No markings. DATE PUBLISHED: 1956 EDITION: FIFTH IMPRESSI 423 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Avalon Books: Complete set of 138 books

      Avalon Books, New York - This fantastic set of 138 titles was collected over many years by the founder of "First Fandom", I know of no other complete set like this. Each book in this uniform set is in protective plastic, and in general, every book is in Fine condition with a VG to Fine jacket! Some of the books have bookseller pencils on the f.f.e.s, and some of the jackets have edge wear and show sun fading to the spines as is usual with this inexpensive paper. This collection also includes the 2 books by Bourgey/Curl before they were renamed Avalon. Listings in both Wikpedia and in ISFDB are incomplete, but this collection is complete and all books are listed here: Bourgey/Curl: Flight Into Yesterday, The Stars Will Wait; 1956: Police Your Planet, Star Ways, The Secret People, Three to Conquer, Tomorrow's World; 1957: Across Time, Alien Dust, Big Planet, City on the Moon, Conquest of Earth, Hidden World, Solomon's Stone, The Infinite Brain, Troubled Star, Twice in Time, Wasp; 1958: Aliens From Space, Edge of Time, Fire in the Heavens, Immortality Delivered, Invisible Barriers, Out of This World, Spaceways Satellite, Starhaven, The Blue Barbarians, The Languages of Pao, The Space Egg, The Tower of Zanid; 1959: Day of the Giants, Encounter, Giants from Eternity, Lost in Space, Robot Hunt, The Dark Destroyers, The Duplicated Man, The Golden Ape, The Involuntary Immortals, The Martian Missile, The Sea People, Virgin Planet; 1960: Conquest of Life, He Owned the World, Hunters of Space, Invaders from Rigel, Lords of Atlantis, Next Door to the Sun, The Glory That Was, The Green Planet, The Little Men, The Peacemakers, The Swordsman of Mars, Wall of Serpents; 1961: Believers' World, Collision Course, Destiny's Orbit, Island in the Sky, Planet of Peril, Sons of the Wolf, The Drums of Tapajos, The Memory Bank, The Outlaws of Mars, The Rim of Space, The Runaway World, Troyana; 1962: Alien Planet, Armageddon 2419 A.D., Cybernetic Brain, Outposts in Space, Prince of Peril, Tam, Son of the Tiger, The Dark Planet, The Glass Cage, The Perfect Planet, The Search for Zei, The World Within, Walk Up the Sky; 1963: Alien World, Bridge to Yesterday, Eevalu, Full Circle, River of Time, The Atom Conspiracy, The Gray Aliens, The Hand of Zei, The Men from Arcturus, The Other World, The Star Men, Three Steps Spaceward; 1964: Glory Planet, Mission to a Star, Planet of Death, The Deathstones, The Eternal Man, The Exile of Time, The Lizard Lords, The Martian Visitors, The Moon People, The Puppet Planet, Time Lockers; 1965: Beyond the Great Oblivion, Darkness and Dawn, Enslaved Brains, Explorers Into Infinity, Palos of the Dog Star Pack, Polaris of the Snows, The Dark Enemy, The First Immortals, The Forgotten Planet, The Hothouse World, The Mouthpiece of Zitu; 1966: Claimed, Jason, Son of Jason, Lord of Tranerica, Minos of Sardanes, The Double-Minded Man, The Lord of Nardos, The Mind Traders, The People of the Abyss, The Time Chariot, When the Red King Woke; 1967: Destination: Saturn, Doomed Planet, Druids' World, Out of the Abyss, Out of the Void, The Afterglow, The Crimson Capsule, The Everlasting Exiles, The Insect Invasion, The Man With Three Eyes; 1968: Planet of Fear, Polaris and the Immortals, The Day the World Stopped, The Return of the Starships, The Stars Will Write, The Time of the Hedrons [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: SF & F Books]
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        A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH SPEAKING PEOPLES. Unrecorded publishers leather presentation bindings. Volume I: The Birth of Britain. Volume II: The New World. Volume III: The Age of Revolution. Volume IV: The Great Democracies.

      Cassell and Company Ltd. London. 1956-58 - FIRST EDITIONS. Four Volumes. 8vo. (9.7 x 6.3 inches). Finely bound in publishers delux leather binding of full burgundy pebble grain morocco. Spines with gilt lettering, including the publishers name, and ruled lines. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Marbled endpapers. Double gilt ruled borders on inner boards and leather hinges. Top edges gilt. Aside from some minor foxing to the fore-edges this is generally a clean and bright set of Churchill's hugely popular historical work in unrecorded delux publishers leather bindings. Each volume has the initials J. E. stamped in gilt to the bottom outer corner of the front board. Some minor rubbing to the bottom of the spine of volume four but generally a lovely, attractively bound set. ------- Cassell are known to have had copies of Churchill's books bound up for presentation during the late 1940's and 1950's, including 100 sets of his six volume History of the Second World War, as well as the individual War time and post War Speeches volumes. These special bindings were done in small numbers and are scarce. It makes perfect sense that Cassell would have had sets of this work bound for the same purpose and the scarcity may explain why they have not been recorded by Churchill's Bibliographers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster-ABA.]
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