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        Veteran and Vintage

      79 - London - Pioneer Publications, Veteran and Vintage, 1956 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. A run of the motoring magazine Veteran and Vintage. Comprising of 23 complete volumes, being volume 1-23 bound in 11 clothbound volumes. The run is from August 1956- August 1979 complete. All volumes are illustrated throughout. One of the notable assistant editors of Veteran and Vintage was Michael Sedgwick. Sedwick became editor in 1959, four years into the Magazine's publication. The magazines are illustrated throughout, with numerous examples of the history and development of motor-vehicles. Articles refer to the history of certain car types, features on specific models and more. Condition: In a mixture of blue bindings. The first five volumes are in an imitation leather binding. The final six volumes are in blue buckram. Externally, smart. Minor bumping to the head and tail of spines. Slight fading to the spines of volumes 8-11 (actual vols 15-23). A few marks to boards. Front hinge to volume I is slightly strained but firm. Prior owner's inscription to the front pastedown ofvolumes1-3 (actual vols 1-5), 'John B Allaway'. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are bright with just the odd spots. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Weegee's People.

      New York: Essential Books/ Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1956. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the half title page, "To Sam Clemente Weegee 1956." An excellent near fine example with the original very good dust jacket. By the publication of his second book, Weegee's People (1946, he had cut the wires to his police radio and had begun to photograph the furred and bejeweled grandes dames at the Metropolitan Opera as well as his beloved street people.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
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        Don Chisciotte della Mancia

      ROMA: EDIZIONI CREMONESE, 1956. Rilegato. BUONO. 11 17. I Classici Azzurri I - II USATO

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        HOMAGE TO MISTRESS BRADSTREET

      New York: Farrar Straus Cudahy((1956)). First Edition, Pictorial boards. Berryman's early volume of poems about Anne Bradstreet. Illustrated by Ben Shahn with the cover and dustwrapper designed by him., Hardcover, Beautiful copy in like dustwrapper. As close to new as possible

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA]
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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

      Los Angeles: Plantin Press for Dawson's Book Shop, 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).

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        Relativity. [Volume 1]: The Special Theory; [Volume 2]: The General Theory. (= Series in Physics).

      North Holland, Amsterdam 1956 + 1960. - 450 S. - 505 S. mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, (405 pp. - 505 pp. with a lot of Figures), Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1940 Groß 8°, (large 8vo), Original-Leinen, (Hardcover), Bibliotheks-Exemplar (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet) mit Kleberesten vom Rückenschild, Stempel auf Titel, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, (library copy in very good condition), [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Panorama of the History of the Film in Hollywood. Hollywood First Federal Savings and Loan.

      1956.(). Watercolor and gouache. 15 x 40 inches inches on board. Signed, titled, dated and extensively annotated by the artist. Rough Sketch. Preliminary Study. Section of East Wall Base of Hollywood First Federal Savings and Loan. C.E. Toberman Company. Austin, Field and Fry Architects. 15 different scenes from films, with the names of Sarah Bernhardt, Lon Chaney, Thomas Edison et al. Much changed in the final mural. http://www.lamurals.org/MuralFiles/Hollywood/HomeSavingsHwd.html Sunset Blvd. and Vine St. (northeast corner) Home Savings of America, exterior and interior (now Washington Mutual).

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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. 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. Card bookmark explaining the tables to pages 107 and 413 laid in as issued. 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). Cicarelli & Cicarelli 111. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Giovanni's Room

      The Dial Press 1956 - First edition. 248pp. Original cloth. Near Fine in Good+ price-clipped and slightly-soiled and worn dust jacket with closed tears along bottom edges of front panel, faint creasing, two small pieces of archival mending tissue on verso. Baldwin's second novel, which dealt with gay issues long before they were considered acceptable fodder for literary fiction by mainstream America. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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 small page attached to paper clipped section; 9/20/56 typed one page "Memorandum" Cowan to Burton, minor MS inked correction notes presumably by Cowan; copy of typed, stapled 10 page document, "Campaigns of Bolivar to be Reenacted in Actual Locales" (pl

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

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        Fang kong chang shi gua tu].[Chinese Propaganda Poster Set (Incomplete) - Air Defence Common Knowledge].

      No publication details. 1956 - 1950s Chinese Nuclear Science Poster set, incomplete (15 posters of 30), in colour. Each poster is numbered and depicts a detailed image for example a variety of types of nuclear weapons and defence construction with explanative notes. This broken set comprises poster numbers 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, and 26 of the 30 issued in this set. The posters in this group vary from being in reasonable secondhand condition to poor condition. Each shows signs of wear, creasing, closed tears and some with loss mainly on edges and corners. Most posters are torn with considerable loss at one corner and in two cases this has caused loss to the image. Many have been mended with tape on the reverse along some edges, there is some marking mainly on reverse though in one case on the poster itself. On the reverse of poster 23 there is an amateur painting and some painted text. Text in Chinese. The poster sizes vary, ranging approximately from approximately 55 x 77 to and 77 x 53cm. An interesting collection of posters which clearly shows that China was as deeply concerned about nuclear war during the Cold War as it's neighbours Russia and the United States across the Pacific. Poster no. 6 shows details of the lethality and destruction factors of the atomic explosion including shock weaves, radiation and radioactive contamination. Poster no. 8 shows the materials to be used to build nuclear protection trenches as well as the construction methods. Poster no. 9 displays the images of the type of bomb shelter known "below chest-level bulletproof shelter" giving its floor plans with information on an estimated time to build and materials to use. Poster no. 10 shows images of the type of bomb shelter known "light bomb shelter" and a floor plan with information about its accommodation capacity (8-10 people), estimated time to build (15 days) and materials to use. Also, it suggests every infantry platoon should install one of these shelters. Poster no. 11 shows images of the type of bomb shelter known "heavy bomb shelter" and a floor plan with information about an estimate time to build (35 days) and materials to use. The heavy bomb shelter is used as a command office when needed. Poster no. 12 includes 9 images showing different nuclear protection bunkers built for various weapons and equipment such as 57 x 85cm cannon, 122 x 152cm howitzer, rocket artillery, tank, self-propelled artillery, trucks and communication equipment. The poster also shows floor plans for each type of the bunkers, an estimate time to build and materials to use. Poster no. 13 includes 8 images showing different nuclear protection field war warehouses to store materials and equipment such as ammunition, mines, explosives, fuel barrels, PT-10 and PT-25 fuel tanks, and army provisions. The poster also shows floor plans with information about an estimate time to build and material to use. Poster no. 14 includes two images showing special squads for detecting radition levels on the upper section of the poster together with action plans below the images. A legend on the lower section shows correspondent names for the coloured routes. Detailed plans designed for searching nuclear contamination source and safe routes to take within the contamination zone. The routes are shown and numbered. Each squad consists of one squad leader. Poster no. 15 features an image of the special squad for detecting radiation level, and very detailed information on their responsibility and action plans. An inset includes three images showing how to extract contaminated soil and a legend showing correspondent names for the coloured routes lower right section. Poster no. 21 includes 9 images showing different ways to remove radiative contamination on the roads and on battle field. Two blue charts in the middle section, one chart showing different types of vehicles to remove contamination on the roads, the other various warning signs according to radiation levels. Poster no. 22 shows

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        Diamonds Are Forever - First Edition

      Jonathan Cape (London) 1956 - Jonathan Cape (London) 1956 First British Edition, First Printing. VERY GOOD in black diamond patterned boards with silver gilt titles and designs (some rubbing to the gilt on the spine, slight lean, a small tea stain beginning on the title page which gradually becomes less through the half-title page in a VERY GOOD + original first issue jacket which is only slightly rubbed, not price clipped, the 12s. 6d. net is intact. A nice copy of the fourth James Bond novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chris Grobel]
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        Il processo alla Muti

      FELTRINELLI, 1956. ITALIANO 0,1 Legatura editoriale, copertina flessibile, in cartoncino, plastificata, con alette ed illustrazione in cornice; tracce d'uso, piatti in parte anneriti. Pagine severamente ingiallite dal tempo, con bruniture alle estremità e ai tagli. Prefazione di Ferruccio Parri. Volume II, serie 211 della collana. USATO

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        Robert Doisneau's Paris

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1956. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. The 1956 1st American edition, in the uncommon hardback (not to be confused with the more common French edition in stiff wrappers and dustjacket). Clean, tight and VG+ in a bright, price-intact, VG+ dustjacket, with a 1" chip at the spine crown. Otherwise, crisp and very well-preserved. Quarto, unpaginated, 148 sumptuous photogravures by Robert Doisneau. Preface by Blaise Cendrars.

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        The Angry Red Planet.

      Stafford and Co. Ltd, Nottingham and London [1956]. An original and scarce UK quad for the 1959 sci-fi horror 'The Angry Red Planet', an 'Invasion of Mars' film concerning the first manned flight to and exploration of planet Mars. Folded, condition B (fresh, corners clipped). Approx dimensions 40x30 inches, landscape format. The movie was made with a CineMagic technique which was applied for all of the scenes on the surface of Mars. This was an attempt to make the hand drawn animations appear as real as the live action footage; the rat-bat-spider-crab was particularly terrifying, and remains one of the most effective monsters of all time; it later appeared in the music video for Iron Maiden's anthemic single 'The Number of The Beast'. Note on Format; the 'quad' is a vertical view UK movie poster measuring approx. 30 x 40 inches, generally issued folded with one vertical and three horizontal creases. The standard (and most collectible) format for film posters in Britain, being the equivalent of the US 'one-sheet'.

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        Thesaurus Linguae Latinae. Editus iussu et auctoriatate consiliia ab Academiis Societatibusque diversarum nationum electi, Volumen 7, Pars altera: Inestabilis-Lyxipyretos.

      Leipzig, Teubner, 1956-1979. - 1955 Spalten. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit Signatur und Stempel. Buchdecke foliiert, Papier nachgedunkelt, keine Einträge. Benutztes Exemplar, zwischen Buchdeckel und -block löst sich das Gewebe. Akzeptabler Zustand la Gewicht in Gramm: 3700 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiq. Bookfarm/ Sebastian Seckfort]
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        Moses holding the Ten Commandments.

      Paris: Verve, 1956.(). Original lithograph. Drawings for the Bible. Framed. Mourlot, 125.

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        ILLUSTRATIONS FOR THE BIBLE

      New York : Harcourt, Brace And Company(1956). 1st American Edition. Original Illustrated Boards. 4to. [15], 105; 36 cm. In English; Poem translated from the French. Includes 105 full-page plates of Chagall's illustrations: With twenty-four color lithographs and ninety-six reproductions in black and white, plus a color lithograph illustration on the original boards. This is the twin publication to the French Verve double issue "Verve 33/34" (one of two Verve 'bibles') . Chagall here examines characters from the Hebrew Bible: Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Moses, Joseph, Joshua, Samson, David, Solomon Elijah, Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel) A poem, "The Word is Graven" by Jean Wahl and an appreciation by Meyer Schapiro are also included. A nice copy of this beautiful and widely collected book. SUBJECT(S) : Lithography, Russian. Lacks spine, some rubbing to boards which are detached, some stains to rear board, otherwise Very Good Condition in custom clamshell box. (PAINT-1-30)

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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.

      Los Angeles: Plantin Press for Dawson's Book Shop, 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).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Don Chisciotte della Mancia

      EDIZIONI CREMONESE, 1956. ITALIANO 0,54 Opera completa in due tomi, legatura editoriale, copertina con dissolvenza al dorso, titoli e decori in oro brunito appena visibili, mende alle cuffie e punte, interno ben tenuto. Volumi N. 28-29 della collana, edizione integrale, traduzione e introduzione di F. Carlesi, buono l'aspetto complessivo. USATO

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        Diamonds are Forever.

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1956. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine in silver, diamond motif in silver and diamond pattern in blind to front board. With the pictorial dust jacket. Very occasional spotting throughout text block. An excellent copy in the slightly nicked and toned jacket, short closed tears to joint ends and flaps. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Il futuro ha un cuore antico Viaggio nell' Unione Sovietica

      GIULIO EINAUDI EDITORE, 1956. ITALIANO 0,45 Brossura editoriale, copertina bicolore con segni del tempo, diffusa velatura di umidità e muffe ai piatti dorso e tagli, estese ai fogli preliminari, volume N. 207 della collana, interno ben preservato, pagine con vizio di piegature, discreto l'aspetto complessivo. USATO

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        Epoca - Anno VII nn 276 - 277 - 279 - 280 - 282 - 283 - 284 - 291 - 297 - 315 - 325 del 1956 Settimanale politico di grande informazione

      ARNOLDO MONDADORI EDITORE. ITALIANO 2,1 Undici fascicoli del 1956. Copertine illustrate. Pagine in buono stato, ricche di fotografie in nero, nel testo e fuori. USATO

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        LE TRE COMMEDIE SGRADEVOLI I-LE CASE DEL VEDOVO. II-L'UOMO AMATO DALLE DONNE. III-LA PROFESSIONE DELLA SIGNORA WARREN

      MONDADORI, 1956. ITALIANO 0,25 N.CDXL della collana, unica traduzione autorizzata dall'inglese di Paola Ojetti, rilegatura editoriale cartonata, ingiallita, con fioritura ed usura ai bordi, sovraccoperta brunita, con fioritura e strappetti ai bordi, pagine ingiallite attorno ai testi e con sporadica fioritura USATO

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        Rabbi Mordecai M. Kaplan Answers "Questions Jews Ask" : Six (6) Vinyl LP Record Set in Original Case

      Jewish Reconstructionist Foundation, New York 1956 - Undated but probably circa 1956. Listen to Rabbi Kaplan answer questions on these six vinyl 33 1/3 rpm LP records. Topics covered include: Jewish Peoplehood; The Jewish Heritage; The Idea of God; Jewish Religion; Spiritual Authority; The Diaspora; Torah; Torah from Zion; The Alienated Jew; The New Type of Jew. "From 1934 until 1970 Kaplan wrote a series of books in which he expressed his Reconstructionist ideology, which centred on the 'concept of Judaism as a civilization'. He was a prolific writer, keeping a journal throughout most of his life." - from Wikipedia. Each record in excellent condition in sleeve. Case functional with average wear. No markings. A quality set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HOMAGE TO MISTRESS BRADSTREET

      Farrar Straus Cudahy (1956), New York - Pictorial boards and dustwrapper designed by Ben Shahn with his illustrations in the text. INSCRIBED and SIGNED "To Miss Charlotte Thomson/with every good wish of/-- John Berryman" in Providence, May, 1963. Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper with a small chip at the base of the spine and a small closed tear [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Joan Miro

      Paris: Maeght, 1956. paperback. near fine/near fine. Miro, Joan. Including the title page vignette & front/rear panels of the dust jacket, there are 10 original lithographs (9 in color; with 4 double-page and 3 single-page). Over 100 additional reproductions on glossy paper, some in color. 219 pages with text in French (upper corner of pages are affected with a light bump throughout). Small square 4to (measures 9.25" x 8"), lithographed pictorial wrappers (very slight edgewear, and 1cm stain on front cover). (Paris): Maeght Editeur, 1956. A near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Including the title page vignette & front/rear panels of the dust jacket, there are 10 original lithographs (9 in color; with 4 double-page and 3 single-page). Over 100 additional reproductions on glossy paper, some in color. 219 pages with text in French (upper corner of pages are affected with a light bump throughout). Small square 4to (measures 9.25" x 8"), lithographed pictorial wrappers (very slight edgewear, and 1cm stain on front cover). (Paris): Maeght Editeur, 1956. A near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper.

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        Fly by BOAC to USA & Canada - Vintage Travel Poster

      Printed in England 1956 - Vintage travel poster for BOAC to USA and Canada, 1956, design by Maurice Laban. Silkscreen printing; size is 25" x 40". In excellent 'A' condition, not linenbacked. Highly desirable and scarce poster issued by BOAC in 1956. The poster's design features a racoon, a Canadian maple leaf and a stylised skyscraper emphasising the modernity of post-war USA. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Akrai

      Industria Grafica "La Cartotecnica" di Scicali & Molino - Catania, 1956. INTERLINGUE 1,36 Buono stato, coperta illustrata in tessuto, macchie e sporco su piatto inferiore, punta inferiore del piatto anteriore poco sfregata, tagli leggermente bruniti, pagine in ottimo stato, la pagina prospetto dell'opera staccato dalla legatura. 64 Illustrazioni in b. e n. in testo e fuori testo. In fondo al volume XL tavole con illustrazioni in b, e n. fuori testo. I volume della collana Società di Storia Patria per la Sicilia Orientale - Serie III - Monografie Archeologiche della Sicilia. Lingue: Italiano, Greco. USATO

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        A History of the English-Speaking Peoples

      London: Cassell and Company Ltd,, 1956-8. 4 volumes bound in 2, large octavo (240 x 150 mm). Bound by the Harcourt bindery in near-contemporary blue crushed morocco, spine gilt lettered direct, spine gilt to compartments within five raised bands, double gilt fillet to covers, gilt roll-tooled turn-ins, blue marbled endpapers, top edges gilt (removing the original red). Illustrated with maps and genealogical tables. Spines heavily faded, covers slightly faded around edges, minor marking to top edges. Initial blanks and the last blanks of volumes II and III removed by binder. An excellent set. First edition, first impressions, of Churchill's famous History, bound together in a handsome set. 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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        Gubener Heimatkalender. Guben Heimat Kalender Konvolut 61 Stück 1956 bis 2016 komplett. Sammlung. 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 einzeln auf Anfrage

      Einzelhefte auf Anfrage. Wir haben sehr viel um das Thema Guben und Niederlausitz vorhanden! Gubener Heimatkalender. Guben Heimat Kalender Konvolut 61 Stück 1956 bis 2016 komplett. 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 einzeln auf Anfrage altersbedingt gute Exemplare. Die letzten Jahrgänge sind wie neu

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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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        [BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA]: AUTOGRAPHS of OVER 45 EMINENT GUESTS & MUSICIANS attending a Dinner Party in honor of the BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA hosted by Charles Douglas Jackson and his wife Grace Bristed Jackson at the Dakota in New York City . Included among the autographs are those of conductor CHARLES MUNCH, clarinetist ROSARIO MAZZEO, violinists ALFRED KRIPS, JESSE CECI and JOSEPH SILVERSTEIN.

      New York, NY: The Dakota 1956., 1956.. Very good. - Seven pages with over forty-five autographs penned on both sides of 4 gilt-edged, cream-colored sheets measuring 10-3/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide, removed from the guest book of Grace Bristed Jackson and C. D. Jackson. Dated "Friday Dec. 14th 1956", the signatures are identified along the top as those of guests present at a "Supper Party for Boston Symphony Orchestra" held at the Dakota in New York City. Most, if not all, of the guests have penned inscriptions expressing their appreciation to the Jackson's above their signatures. There is a short tear to the top edge of the first sheet, not affecting any of the signatures. Near fine. The dinner was held to celebrate the orchestra's historic tour in September to the Soviet Union and would culminate in an 8:30 PM concert by the BSO at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. .Charles Douglas Jackson [known as "C.D."] and his wife Grace Bristed Jackson hosted parties and events at their apartment in the Dakota. Jackson worked on and off at Time magazine in an administrative capacity for many years and was made vice president of Time, Inc. in 1940. He was periodically sent on various diplomatic missions by Eisenhower. He also found time to serve on the boards of several organizations, including the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Free Europe Committee and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.The signatures in the order in which they appear on the sheets are those of:The Boston Symphony Orchestra's director Charles Munch (1891-1968) who has additionally penned "avec tant d'emotion et une si grande reconnaissance". The Alsacian symphonic conductor and violinist Charles Munch was highly regarded for his mastery of French orchestral music. He was director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra from 1949 through 1962 and, under his leadership, the BSO was the first U.S. Orchestra to perform in the Soviet Union in September of 1956.Margo Miller who wrote articles on the BSO's Russia tour for the Berskshire Eagle has penned the following "Better than Leningrad-Moscow" above her autograph.George E. Judd, manager of the BSO from 1935-1954.Tod & Helen Perry. Tod Perry managed the BSO from 1954-1973 and was executive director from 1973-1978. Tod penned the following above his signature: "There are two people without WHOM the Russia trip would not have been the same - Grace & CD - Bless them both!!!: and his wife Helen penned "Since I didn't reach Leningrad, you have given the same fabulous effect. With loving thanks".Lillian Judd.The American clarinetist Rosario Mazzeo (1911-1997) has penned "For our Gracie, The best trooper of all!" signed "Rosario Mazzeo". The designer of the Mazzeo system of clarinet keywork, Mazzeo played for the Boston Symphony Orchestra from 1933 to 1966 and was also the orchestra's personnel manager for much of that period. He chaired the woodwind department at the New England Conservatory of Music.Mazzeo's wife, the harpsichordist Katie Clare Mazzeo has additionally penned the following inscription above her signature: "To Gracie - who took such good care of R.M. in USSR!"George E. Moleux, principal double bass player.Leonard G. Moss, a violinist for 43 years with the BSO.The orchestra's first harpist Bernard Zighera and what appears to be the signature of his wife Georgette.Horn player Harry Shapiro.Leonard S. Burkat, Munch's assistant who wrote the program notes for nearly 15,000 works.Principal trombonist William Gibson.Violinist Jesse Ceci (1924-2006) who, as a child prodigy, began his studies with a full scholarship to the Curtis Institute of Music at 8 years old. He went on to study at Juilliard, the Paris Conservatory, and L'Ecole Normale de Musique which he attended on a Fulbright scholarship. Ceci went on to debut at Alice Tully Hall in NYC and performed under most of the major conductors. He gave numerous benefit performances in support of major causes including the Colorado AIDS Project and "Afghan Ed" which helped young Afghan girls return to school after having been oppressed by the Taliban.The following inscription is signed by a guest who has signed his name in Cyrillic letters: "Many thanks for the chandeliers, champagne & memories of happy (?) days in Russia - not to mention Helsinki & Prague".Viola player Earl Hedberg.First chair viola player Vincent MauricciViolinist Herman Silberman.Violinist Gottfried J. Wilfinger.Louis Speyer, who played the English horn for the BSO from 1918-1964.Violinist Stanley Benson.Violinist Joseph Leibovici.[?] de V.[?].Alfred Krips, assistant concertmaster, violinist & first violin. He was also the concertmaster of the Boston Pops.Violinist Sheldon Rotenberg.Irving Frankel, double-bass player from 1919-1967.Violinist Alfred Schneider.Principal Second Violinist William Marshall.Cellist Mischa Nieland.Violinist Samuel Diamond.American violinist and conductor Joseph "Joey" Silverstein (1932-2015). Silverstein first studied from his father and subsequently Efrem Zimbalist, D.C. Dounis, William Primrose, Josef Gingold and Mischa Mischakoff. He joined the BSO as second violinist in 1955 and was the youngest musician in the orchestra. He was appointed concertmaster in 1962 and assistant conductor in 1971. He played with several local ensembles and taught at the New England Conservatory, Yale and Boston Universities and served on the faculty at Tanglewood.Trumpeter Marcel LaFosse.Hans H. Fantel, who wrote liner notes for the first Dynagroove LP releases.Double-bass player Henry Portnoi.Principal bassonist Sherman Abbott Walt.Second clarinet player Pasquale Cardillo.We've been unable to identify the next 3 signatures.Principal trumpet Roger Voisin.Principal oboist Ralph Gomberg, signed "Mr. & Mrs. by either he or his wife.Principal timpanist Everett J. Firth.Percussionist Harold Thompson.Violinist Lloyd Stonestreet, signed Mr. & Mrs. by either he or his wife.

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        Selected Prose. Edited by Hyde Cox and Edward Connery Lathem

      Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York 1956 - First Edition. 1 vols. 8vo. With a card signed: "Robert Frost/ South Shatsbury, Vt." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Liebe in Saint Germain des Pres.

      Hamburg: Rowohlt Verlag, n.d. [1956].. FIRST EDITION. Quarto (27 x 20cm), unpaginated. Black and white photographs printed on clay paper with occasional German text. In publisher's black cloth with white titles to spine. With original photographic dust-jacket. Some rubbing to jacket edges and corners. Very good.

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        The Religious Life of Chinese Moslems. Peking, The Nationalities Publishing House

      1956 - First and only edition. Large 8vo, 59, [iv]pp, numerous photographic plates, original boards with dust jacket [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Islands of Space

      Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, (1956). First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +/fine. Octavo, 224pp. A very good or better copy clean and bright, marred only by a dull curl at the base, which has slightly cocked the book (see image). Previous owner's austere and attractive bookplate on the front paste-down, mostly concealed by the dust jacket. Overall quite a nice copy, in a lovely dust jacket, just about fine, with trivial nicks at the top of the front panel. $2.50 price intact. This copy is SIGNED by Campbell on the limitation page, and is hand-numbered "41." According to most authoritative sources, this is one of about 50 copies that Campbell actually signed, even though the limitation page states "500 copies" were signed by the author. A very scarce example.

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        A dissertation upon printing type as a mirror image of culture...Translated by Paul Hayden Duensing

      Pittsburgh: privately printed [by Paul Hayden Duensing], 1956. Edition limited to 25 copies, 8vo, pp. [6], 9, [3]; vignette title page printed in red and black; unbound sheets; fine. Not in OCLC. 25: A Quarter Century, p. [25]: "All but six copies destroyed because of an imperfection."

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        19 AUTOGRAPHS of EMINENT GUESTS attending a party in honor of PRINCE BERNHARD OF THE NETHERLANDS at the Dakota in NYC. Included among the autographs are those of PRINCE BERNHARD, as well as those of the American magazine magnate HENRY LUCE and the notorious CIA OPERATIVE ENNO HOBBING who, as Bureau Chief of TIME MAGAZINE, led the COUP D'ETAT in GUATEMALA.

      [New York]: October 30th, 1956., 1956.. Fine. - Nineteen autographs penned on a gilt-edged, cream-colored page, 10-3/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide, removed from the guest book of Grace Bristed Jackson and C. D. Jackson at the Dakota. Dated "Oct. 30th 1956", the signatures are identified along the top as those of guests present at a "Party in Honour of Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands. 14 signatures are penned in a column along the left and another 5 signatures, including that of Prince Bernhard, are penned in a column at right. Near fine. Charles Douglas Jackson [known as "C.D."] and his wife Grace Bristed Jackson hosted parties and events at their apartment in the Dakota. Jackson worked on and off at Time magazine in an administrative capacity for many years and was made vice president of Time, Inc. in 1940. He was periodically sent on various diplomatic missions by Eisenhower. He also found time to serve on the boards of several organizations, including the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Free Europe Committee and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.The signatures along the left include those of:1) Axel Bussche-Streithorst [Axel von dem Bussche] (1919-1993). A World War II German officer who, as part of the German Resistance, planned to assassinate Adolf Hitler in 1943. Stationed on the Eastern front, Bussche had witnessed the massacre of over 3,000 Jewish civilians by the SS at the Dubno airport in Poland in 1942. Traumatized by the experience, he joined a resistance group within the army led by Count Stauffenberg. Selected to model new uniforms when Hitler was due to inspect these at his Fuhrerhauptquartier Wolfsschanze in November 1943, Bussche undertook to carry out a suicide bombing to kill the Fuhrer. His plans were thwarted when, the night before the event, an Allied air raid on Berlin destroyed the railway truck transporting the new uniforms. He volunteered to try again but was seriously wounded on the Eastern front in January of 1944, losing one of his legs. He was one of the very few who was not betrayed and thus survived the war.2) Hamilton Fish Armstrong (1893-1973), was a United States diplomat, author and editor. He worked for the New Republic and served as military attache in Serbia during the First World War. In 1922, Armstrong became editor of "Foreign Affairs", the journal of the Council on Foreign Relations, taking over as editor after Archibald Cary Coolidge's death in 1928. Armstrong authored several books including "The New Balkans" and "Hitler's Reich: The First Phase".3) Maria de Almagro Abreu.4) Brooke Astor (1902-2007) was an American philanthropist, socialite and writer. Brooke Astor chaired the Vincent Astor Foundation named after her third husband, the son of John Jacob Astor IV. Her father, John Henry Russell, Jr. was the 16th Commandant of the Marine Corps and Brooke Astor spent much of her childhood in China, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and other places where her father was stationed.5) Henry R. Luce (1898-1967) was one of the most influential persons of his day. The magazine magnate owned such well-known periodicals as Time magazine, Life, Fortune, and Sports Illustrated. Born in Tengchow, China to missionary parents he attended the Hotchkiss School and subsequently Yale, where he worked on the school newspapers. Blocked by FDR from covering the front during the Second World War, he was a staunch Republican and blatantly opposed FDR, subsequently appointing Whittaker Chambers as acting Foreign News editor in 1944. As part of the China Lobby he played a major role in shaping American sentiment in support of Chiang Kai-Shek and later demanded that Kennedy invade Cuba. He included Secreteray of State John Foster Dulles and CIA director Allen Dulles among his friends.6) Hamilton Armstrong.7) Willy Goudrian.8) Neil [?].9) Enno Hobbing. In his book "A Secret Order: Investigating the High Strangeness and Synchronicity in the JFK Assassination", H.P. Albarelli, Jr. writes the following about CIA operative Enno Hobbing: "In 2006 writer Thomas Bass, a professor at the University of Albany, stated in a radio interview: 'Many spies have worked for Time Magazine, at least the spies we know of, were, in fact, working for the Central Intelligence Agency. There's that very famous example of Time magazine Bureau Chief, Mr. Enno Hobbing, who was, in 1954, moved from Paris to Guatemala where he led the coup d'etat while working out of the offices of Time".10) George & Symphorosa Livermore.11) Dorothy Breck (spouse of Henry C. Breck).12) Edgar R. B[?].13) Henry C. Breck (Partner in J &W Seligman & Co., stock brokers).14) "Yet" (Henriette) Roosenberg (1916-1972). "Yet" Roosenberg was a Dutch journalist and political prisoner. A graduate student at the start of World War II, she became a courrier for the Dutch resistance serving under the code name "Zip" and wrote for the newspaper "Het Parool". Captured in 1944, she was sentenced to death and sent to a German prison at Waldheim. Freed in 1945, in order to care for another very sick former prisoner she and a few other prisoners stayed behind instead of boarding American trucks which would cross Russian lines to bring them back home to the Netherlands. Helping their friend to a hospital, the group then undertook the journey on their own. Accosted by Russians, they were sent to a "displaced persons camp" and, it was only after several adventures documented in her memoirs "The Walls Came Tumbling Down", that they finally made their way home. After the war, "Yet" Roosenburg became a correspondent for "Time, Inc.".Five more autographs are penned in a column at right. Heading the list is that of Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands (1911-2004), the German-born consort of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands. Opposed to Hitler, he banned the Swastika from the street bunting. The Dutch Royal family fled to England when Germany invaded the Netherlands in 1940 but Prince Bernhard insisted on returning to join Dutch troops fighting their final battle against the invaders. He was again forced to flee and returned to England. General Eisenhower appointed the Prince Commander-in-Chief of the Dutch Forces when Dutch troops, now aided by the allies, fought in France in 1944 and the Prince took charge of the Dutch resitance forces, playing a vital role in that country's war effort. Despite his heroic war record, Prince Bernhard's reputation was later overshadowed by his disgrace due to his involvement in the 1976 financial scandal involving the Dutch air force and Lockheed.We're unable to identify the next two signatures. Following these is the autograph of Simone de Lippe, the wife of Prince Aschwin and that of Prince Aschwin of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1914-1988). The younger brother of Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, Prince Aschwin openly supported the Nazis and became an officer in the Wehrmacht. An expert in Chinese painting and Indian sculpture, he became a curator at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art after the war.

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