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        Isaiah.

      Paris: Mourlot, 1956.(). Color lithograph. Framed. Mourlot, 141.

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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).

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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.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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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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        Dorf mit Zwiebelturmkirche in den Alpen ( wohl Österreich ). Ölgemälde auf Platte, links unten mit *Kohlhoff (19)56 * signiert und datiert.

      1956 - Bildmaß ca. 50 x 71 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). Das Gemälde etwas fleckig und stärker berieben, vor allem zu den Außenrändern hin durch alte Rahmung. >>>Walter Kohlhoff ( *1906Berlin&#150; 1981 ebenda ). W. Kohlhoff war über 20 Jahre lang Vorstandsmitglied des Vereins Berliner Künstler. Maler urbaner Landschaften Berlins und seiner Umgebung. Kohlhoff zeigt seine Stadtbilder menschenleer und verleiht ihnen somit teils einen denkmalhaften Charakter. In seinen Arbeiten wendet er sich vor allem den ruhigen Orten der Großstadt wie auch Hinterhöfen, Großstadtdächern und abgelegenen Arealen wie Seitenstrassen, Kleingärten, Bahngleisen, Fabrikanlagen etc. Er malte im Rahmen einer späten Neusachlichkeit. Dies gilt auch für seine anderen Motive wie Bilder aus den Alpen, Landschaftsstudien, Stilleben. Ferner malte er Porträts, Selbstporträts und Aktzeichnungen.<<< ( Artikelnummer 15768 ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Photography] Quiet Days In Clichy

      Paris: The Olympia Press, 8, Rue de Nesle, 1956. First Impression ("First and original edition" on title page), First State, with Brassai's photographs printed on glossy stock (the only printing in which the plates were so produced). Small 8vo: 171,[1]pp, with 29 full-page photogravures (recto and verso, of which one verso only and one double-page photomontage of Paris after dark) by Brassai (pseudonym of Gyula Halász). Original stiff wrappers designed by T. Tajiri, printed in grey, yellow and black; grey end papers; custom clamshell box covered with canary-yellow vintage cloth, with printed paper spine label. About Fine copy (slight color loss to spine folds and crown) of this small, fragile volume, which has become scarce in collectible condition. Shifreen & Jackson A100b. Kearney (Olympia Press) 20. Auer 364. A short novel, celebrating love, art, and the Bohemian life, along with a second story, "Mara-Marignan," both dating from the same period as Tropic of Cancer, when Miller was an obscure, penniless young writer in Paris. A few months after Miller returned to New York, in 1940, flat-broke, a quick moneymaking opportunity arose writing pornography for an Oklahoma erotica collector, named Roy M. Johnson. Early drafts of "Mara-Marignan" and "Quiet Days in Clichy" were the result. Johnson was not impressed; he found Miller's stories to be "too poetic," and the manuscripts went missing--"lost for over ten years," Miller wrote in 1956--then "turned up miraculously." Miller rewrote both stories, in Big Sur, in May of that year. This first edition was published in Paris, in June 1956, with photographs of 1930s Paris (street-scenes of prostitutes; sailors fondling women in cafes, young people flirting, kissing, dancing, and drinking) by Brassai. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Fine-.

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        Multilevel Measurement of Interpersonal Behavior: A Manual for the Use of the Interpersonal System of Personality

      Berkeley: Psychological Consultation Service, 1956. Paperback. Like New. First edition, second printing or issue with no staples, textured wraps, and chart bound-in facing p. 12 as opposed to 15. (Horowitz A1b.) 110pp. Near Fine with slight sunning to spine, light shelf wear, and a bit of offsetting from binding glue. Includes laid-in two page sheet ad for "The Interpersonal System of Personality" materials with holograph marker correction to address at rear (new address stamped above it) and "+postage & handling" written near that, possibly by Leary. The LSD guru's first separate publication, especially uncommon in such nice condition, published before his Interpersonal Diagnosis of Personality, during his "square period.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Reach for Tomorrow [ First Edition Hardcover]

      Ballantine Books, New York 1956 - Yellow Cloth With Spine Lettering In Blue. There Are Several Variants Of The Cloth Color, But The Yellow Is Apparently Scarcer. This Is The Publisher Ian Ballantine's Personal Copy, Direct From The Publisher's Library. Book Clean, No Wear, Spine Lettering As New, Pages Aged As Usual. Dj Complete, Not Price-Clipped. Light Rubbing At Corner Edges And Top Edge Of Spine And Creasing 2" Across 2" And 1/8" Deep At Top Edge Of Front Panel, 1/2" Entirely Closed Tear At Top Of Rear Panel, And A 3/4" Closed Tear At Top Of Rear Flap Fold, Dj Clean And Front Panel Illustration Particularly Bright, No Fading. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        Diamonds Are Forever

      UK: Jonathan Cape, 1956. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. Diamonds Are Forever by Ian Fleming First Edition Jonathan Cape 1956. Name inscription to fep / front pastedown. No foxing, covers unmarked. VG with rubbing to silver lettering, in original near fine first state dust jacket. Not price clipped and with no loss to head or tail of spine.

      [Bookseller: Brought to Book Ltd]
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        Hard Men [first hardcover edition]

      New York: Ballantine Books, 1956. First Edition . Cloth. Very Good + Book/Dustjacket. 169 Pp. Red-Brown Cloth, Stamped In Black. A Scarce Western In The First Hardcover Edition. No Names Or Marks, But Dust Jacket Has "S F Public Library" Blind Stamp On Front Panel, With 1/8" Round Hole Through That Stamp. Book Lightly Worn, No Fraying, Hinges Tight. Dj Not Price Clipped, Lightly Used, Clean, No Losses, Red On Spine Faded But Red Lettering Quite Clear.

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        If I Ran the Circus.

      New York Random House 1956 - First edition. 4to (28.5 x 21 cm), 65 pp., illustrated throughout by the author including endpapers, publisher's glazed pictorial boards, very good, first issue dust jacket priced 250/250, spine slightly sunned, minor rubbing to corner-tips, but overall a very good example. First edition, first printing of the Dr. Seuss classic in its dust-jacket: the background of the cover and jacket is pink rather than red as with the subsequent printings. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Thirteen Poems by Wilfred Owen. With Drawings by Ben Shahn

      The Gehenna Press, Northampton, MA 1956 - Copy number 9 (IX) of 35, bound in the publisher's half-leather binding with an extra proof on Japanese vellum bound in and signed by the artist, Ben Shahn. A Fine, unworn copy in a Very Good+ publisher's slipcase, with only trivial cracking at a few of the joints. Fine in Very Good + dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books, Inc. -- ABAA, ILAB]
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        Evangeliorum Quattuor Codex Lindisfarnensis Musei Britannici Codex Cottonianus Nero D.IV. [Lindisfarne Gospels] In two volumes complete

      In two volumes. Copy no. 647 of an edition limited to 680 copies. 259 facsimile leaves recto & verso; xxiv, 295, 176 pp. Facsimile volume is in full vellum with brown lettering to spine. Commentary volume is in quarter vellum over boards with red lettering to spine. In the original plain paper dust wrappers. Volume 1 is the facsimile volume with 28 tipped-in colour plates and other leaves in monochrome. Volume 2 is the commentary volume with in-text figures and 60 plates, including some in colour. Minor bump to one corner. A handsome pair in Fine condition.

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        The City of the Living and Other Stories

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1956 - Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1956. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. SUPERB PRESENTATION COPY: Signed and inscribed by Stegner "For Franny and Joe, God's kindest people Wally." Franny and Joe Houghteling were close friends, and Franny was in fact the basis for much of the character of the protagonist - Marian - of Stegner's novel "All the Little Live Things" (see Benson: "Wallace Stegner: His Life and Work"). A nice copy of the first edition, in unfaded jacket (has only slight wear to edges of book and jacket). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arundel Books]
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        A History of The English Speaking Peoples.

      London: Cassell and Company, 1956&#150;8 - 4 volumes. Octavo. Recent burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. The occasional minor blemish, an excellent set. Illustrated with maps and diagrams. 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. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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