Books from 1954 with US copyright not renewed



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PROBABLY IN U.S. PUBLIC DOMAIN

These are books by authors I believe to be US citizens, books by non-US citizens that I believe to have been first published or simultaneously (ie, within 30 days) published in the US, and books I believe to have been published in the US by foreign authors whose period of copyright in their native country had expired by 1996 Jan 1.

George (Bancroft) ABBE {US} [M: 1911 Jan 28 - 1989 Mar 15]
	Bird In The Mulberry: Collected Lyrics, 1937-1954 [p|{54:E}1954]

Prof, Edward ABBEY, aka 'Cactus Ed' {US} [M: 1927 Jan 29 - 1989 (wrongly 1979) Mar 14 (or 2)]
	Jonathan Troy [f|{54:E:US}1954]

(Marguerite) Fay (nee?)Greene ADAMS, Mrs TIEGS {US} [F: 1903 - ?]
	Your World And Mine (w G S DAWSON & E W TIEGS) [n|{51:R}1951/{54:E}1954/65]

Prof, Mortimer Jerome ADLER {US} [M: 1902 Dec 28 - 2001 Jun 28]
	Research On Freedom [n|{54:E}1954]

Edith Josephine AGNEW {US} [F: 1897 Oct 13 - 1988 Feb 20]
	Nezbah's Lamb [{54:E}1954]

Prof, William Foxwell ALBRIGHT {US} [M: 1891 May 24 - 1971 Sep 19]
	The Bible After Twenty Years Of Archaeology, 1932-1952 [n|{54:E}1954]

Henry Wilson ALLEN, aka Heck ALLEN {US} [M: 1912 Sep 29 - 1991 Oct 26]
	Death Of A Legend (aka: The Raiders) (ps: Will HENRY) [f|{54:E:US}1954]
	The Fourth Horseman (ps: Will HENRY) [f|{54:E:US}1954]
	The Tall Men (ps: Clay FISHER) [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Merritt Parmelee ALLEN {US} [M: 1892 Jul 2 - 1954 Dec 26]
	The Wilderness Way [f|{54:E}1954]

T D ALLEN {US} (see: Don B ALLEN & Terry ALLEN)
	Battle At Buffalo Wallow [f|{54:E}1954]

Marguerite ALLIS {US} [F: 1885 or 1886 or 1887 - 1958]
	Brave Pursuit [f|{54:E}1954]

Prof, Gordon (Willard) ALLPORT {US} [M: 1897 Nov 11 - 1967 Oct 9]
	The Nature Of Prejudice [n|{54:E}1954]

Arthur Joseph ALTMEYER {US} [M: 1891 May 8 - 1972 Oct 16]
	Your Stake In Social Security [n|{54:E}1954]

Delano (L) AMES {US} [M: 1906 May 29 - 1987 Jan]
	Crime, Gentlemen, Please (US: Coffin For Christopher) [f|{54:E}1954]

(William) Lacey AMY {US} [M: 1878 - 1962]
	Blue Pete In The Badlands (ps: Luke ALLAN) [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Catherine (nee)Corley ANDERSON {US} [F: 1909 Mar 21 - ?]
	Officer O'Malley On The Job [{54:E}1954]

Frank W ANDERSON {US} [M: ? - ?]
	Bushed [{54:E:US}1954]

John Murray ANDERSON {CA} [M: 1886 Sep 20 - 1954 Jan 30]
	Out Without My Rubbers [a|{54:E:US}1954]

Roy Chapman ANDREWS {US} [M: 1884 Jan 26 - 1960 Mar 11]
k	Beyond Adventure [n|{54:E}1954]

William (Thomas) ARD {US} [M: 1922 Jul 7 - 1960 Mar 12]
	Don't Come Crying To Me [f|{54:E:US}1954]

John ASHMEAD {US} [M: 1887 - ?]
	The Wings Of The Phoenix (ed) [n|{54:E:US}1954]

Roger D AYCOCK {US} [M: 1914 Dec 6 - 2004 Apr 5]
	An Earth Gone Mad [f|{54:E}1954]

Quincy Claude AYRES {US} [M: 1891 May 30 - 1963 May 1]
	Engineering For Agricultural Drainage (w H B ROE) [n|{54:E}1954]

H W BAILEY {US} [M: 1919 - ?]
	Jim Kent's Dangerous Mission [f|{54:E}1954]
	Jim Kent And The Air Bandits [f|{54:E}1954]

Willis Todhunter BALLARD {US} [M: 1903 Dec 13 - 1980 Dec]
	Rawhide Gunman [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Squire Omar BARKER {US} [M: 1894 Jun 16 - 1985 Apr]
	Songs Of The Saddlemen [p|{54:E:US}1954]
	Sunlight Through The Trees [p|{54:E:US}1954]

Levi Elder BARTON {US} [M: 1870 Apr 25 - 1965 May]
	Amazing Grace [{54:E}1954]

Helen BAUER, nee ? {US} [F: 1900 Aug 14 - ?]
	Good Times At Home [n|{54:E}1954]
	Good Times At The Park [n|{54:E}1954]

Albert Croll BAUGH {US} [M: 1891 Feb 26 - 1981 Mar]
	English Literature: A Period Anthology (jt ed) [n|{54:E}1954]

Carleton BEALS {US} [M: 1893 Nov 13 - 1979 Jun 26]
	Our Yankee Heritage, The Making Of Bristol [n|{54:E}1954]

May (nee)Randlette BECK {US} [F: c1880 - ?]
	Life's Golden Glow [{54:E}1954]

Ben(=Benjamin) BENSON {US} [M: 1915 - 1959]
	The Girl In The Cage [f|{54:E}1954]

Ralph Criswell BENSON {US} [M: 1911 - ?]
	Cancer Of The Female Genital Tract (w Herbert F TRAUT) [n|{54:E}1954]

Katherine Fiske BERRY {US} [F: 1877 Aug 31 - before 1978]
	Camping Characters/Characteristics On Casco Bay [{54:E}1954]

Curtis (Kent) BISHOP {US} [M: 1912 Nov 10 - 1967 Mar 17]
	Larry Leads Off [f|{54:E}1954]

Sonia BLEEKER, Mrs ZIM {US} [F: 1909 Nov 28 - 1971 Nov]
	The Golden Book Of Indian Stamps [n|{54:E}1954/1966]

Walter Hart BLUMENTHAL {US} [M: 1883 Feb 9 - 1969 Jun]
	Rendezvous With Chance: How Luck Has Shaped History [n|{54:E}1954]

Maxwell BODENHEIM, ne BODENHEIMER {US} [M: 1892 (or 1891 or 1893) May 26 - 1954 Feb 6 or 7]
	My Life And Loves In Greenwich Village [a|{54:E}1954]

Prof, Jesse Franklin BONE {US} [M: 1916 May 17 - 1986 Oct]
	Observations On The Ovaries Of Infertile...Dairy Cattle... [n|{54:E:US}1954]

Prof, Woodrow Wilson BORAH {US} [M: 1912 Dec 23 - 1999 Dec 10]
	Early Colonial Trade And Navigation Between Mexico And Peru [n|{54:E}1954]

William Frederick BRAGG {US} [M: ? - ?]
	Stampede Jones [f|{54:E:US}1954]
	Maverick Showdown [f|{54:E:US}1954]
	Guns Of Roaring Fork [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Dorothy BRANDON, nee BARRETT {US} [F: c1899 Feb 24 - 1977 Jun 15]
	Mamie Doud Eisenhower: A Portrait Of A First Lady [b|{54:E}1954]

Edgar Watterson BRANYON {US} [M: 1890 (wrongly 1870) Sep 28 - 1982 May]
	History Of Hamilton High School [n|{54:E}1954]

Prof, Harry Samuel BROUDY {US} [M: 1905 Jul 27 - 1998 Jun 24]
	Building A Philosophy Of Education [n|{54:E}1954]

Frank Nathan Daniel BUCHMAN {US} [M: 1878 Jun 4 - 1961 Aug 7]
	Remaking Men [n|{54:E}1954]

Louis Francis BUDENZ {US} [M: 1891 Jul 17 - 1972 Apr 27]
	The Techniques Of Communism [n|{54:E}1954]

Hal(=Harold Bernard) BURTON {US} [M: 1908 Apr 15 - ?]
	The Vity Fights Back [{54:E}1954]

Katherine (nee)Kurz BURTON {US} [F: 1890 - 1969]
	The Stars Beyond The Storms: Father Etienne Pernet... [b|{54:E}1954]
	Children's Shepherd:...John Christopher Drumgoole... [b|{54:E}1954]

Martin CAIDIN {US} [M: 1927 Sep 14 (wrongly 17) - 1997 Mar 24]
	Rockets And Missiles: Past And Future [n|{54:E}1954]

Frances CAVANAH {US} [F: 1897 (wrongly 1899 and 1889) Sep 26 - 1982 (wrongly 1962) May]
	We Came To America [n|{54:E}1954]

Elizabeth (Jane) COATSWORTH, Mrs BESTON {US} [F: 1893 May 31 - 1986 Aug 31]
	Mountain Bride: An Incredible Tale [f|{54:E}1954]

Joseph A COCANNOUER {US} [M: ? - ?]
	Farming With Nature [n|{54:E:US}1954]

Prof, Robert Peter Tristram COFFIN {US} [M: 1892 Mar 18 - 1955 Jan 20]
	Hellas Revisted (ed?) [p|{54:E}1954]

Morris COHEN {US} [M: 1911 Nov 27 - 2005 May 27]
	Dislocations In Metals (ed) [n|{54:E}1954]

Will(=William Everett) COOK {US} [M: 1921 - 1964 Jul]
	Frontier Feud [f|{54:E:US}1954]
	Prairie Guns [f|{54:E:US}1954]

William Robert COX {US} [M: 1901 Apr 14 - 1988 Aug 7]
	Make My Coffin Strong [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Prof, Robert (White) CREELEY {US} [M: 1926 May 21 - 2005 Mar 30]
	The Gold Diggers [s|{54:E}1954]

Dan CUSHMAN {US} [M: 1909 Jun 9 - 2001 Sep 29]
	Tongking! [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Grace (nee)Strickler DAWSON {US} [F: 1891 Nov 30 - 1981 Nov 5]
	Your World And Mine (w Fay ADAMS & Ernest W TIEGS) [n|{51:R}1951/{54:E}1954/65]

Ida DEAN, nee BEAR, 2:Mrs GRAE {US} [F: 1918 Jan 28 - ?]
	Dressing The Loom: A Handbook For Weavers [n|{54:E}1954]

Prof, Roy Joseph DEFERRARI {US} [M: 1890 Jun 1 - 1969 Aug 24]
	Latin And Religion Syllabi In The Minor Seminary (ed) [n|{54:E}1954]
	The Social Sciences In Catholic College Programs (ed) [n|{54:E}1954]

Lew DIETZ {US} [M: 1907 May 22 - 1977 Apr 27]
	Jeff White, Forest Fire Fighter [f|{54:E}1954]

Finley Peter DUNNE (ps: F P D) {US} [M: 1867 Jul 10 - 1936 Apr 24]
	Mr Dooley, Now And Forever [s|{54:E}1954]

Edward Roe EASTMAN {US} [M: 1885 Sep 29 - 1970 Dec]
	Not With Dreams [{54:E}1954]

Prof, Franklin EDGERTON {US} [M: 1885 Jul 24 - 1963 Dec 7]
	Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Language And Literature [e|{54:E}1954]

Prof, Ernst EKMAN {US} [M: 1926 Oct 28 - 1981 Oct 13]
	Government, Politics And Law...Scandinavian... (w Å SANDLER) [n|{54:E}1954]

Walter (Yeeling) EVANS-WENTZ {US} [M: 1878 Feb 2 - 1965 Jul 17]
	The Tibetan Book Of The Great Liberation (ed) [n|{54:E}1954]

Paul Warren FAIRMAN {US} [M: 1916 - 1977]
	The Joy Wheel [f|{54:E}1954]

Samson Lane FAISON, Jr {US} [M: 1907 Nov 16 - 2006 Nov 11]
	Édouard Manet (1832-1883) [n|{54:E}1954]

Cliff(=Clifford) FARRELL, aka Alfonso FARRELL {US} [M: 1899 Nov 20 - 1977 Nov 5]
	Follow The New Grass [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Prof, Leon Aryeh FELDMAN {US} [M: 1921 Oct 25 - ?]
	The Jewish Experience In America (jt ed) [n|{54:E}1954]

Frederick FENNELL {US} [M: 1914 Jul 2 - 2004 Dec 7]
	Time And The Winds:...Wind Instruments In The Orchestra... [n|{54:E}1954]

Henry Sheldon FITCH {US} [M: 1909 - ?]
*	Life History And Ecology Of The Five-Lined Skink... [n|{54:E}1954]

Thomas Theodore FLYNN (Jr) {US} [M: 1902 Aug 5 - 1979 Jan]
	Two Faces West [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Prof, Kenneth Joseph FOREMAN {US} [M: 1891 Sep 4 - 1967 Mar]
	God's Will And Ours [n|{54:E}1954]

Leonard London FOREMAN {UK/US?} [M: 1901 Jun 23 - 1969 Sep]
	Arrow In The Dust [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Kenneth Abrams FOWLER {US} [M: 1900 Oct 8 - 1987 Mar]
	Outcast Of Murder Mesa [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Lawrence Kelso FRANK {US} [M: 1890 Dec 6 - 1968 Sep 23]
	Feelings And Emotions [n|{54:E}1954]
	How To Be A Woman (w Mary H FRANK) [n|{54:E}1954]
	How To Be A Modern Leader [n|{54:E}1954]

Mary H FRANK, 2:Mrs PERRY {US} [F: c1890 - after 1976]
	How To Be A Woman (w Lawrence K FRANK) [n|{54:E}1954]

Isabella (Stewart) GARDNER, 1:Mrs van KIRK, 2:Mrs SEYMOUR, 3:Mrs McCORMICK, 4:Mrs TATE {US} [F: 1915 Sep 7 - 1981 Jul 7]
	Birthdays From The Ocean [p|{54:E}1954]

Peter B GERMANO {US} [M: 1913 May 17 - 1983 Sep 10]
	Cain Basin (ps: Barry CORD) [f|{54:E:US}1954]
	The Sagebrush Kid (ps: Barry CORD) [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Inez (nee)Haynes GILLMORE, 2:Mrs IRWIN {US} [F: 1873 Mar 2 - 1970 Sep 25 or 30]
	Maida's Little House Party [f|{54:E}1954]

Frederick Dilley GLIDDEN (ps: Luke SHORT) {US} [M: 1908 Nov 19 - 1975 Aug 18]
	The Man On The Blue [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Jonathan Huriff GLIDDEN, aka Otis H GAYLORD (ps: Peter DAWSON) {US} [M: 1907 - 1957 Jul 22]
	Dead Man Pass [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Prof, Thomas Harper GOODSPEED {US} [M: 1887 May 17 - 1966 May 17]
	The Genus Nicotiana: Origins, Relationships And Evolution... [n|{54:E}1954]

Hal/Harold Leland GOODWIN {US} [M: 1914 Nov 20 - 1990 Feb 18]
	The Golden Skull (ps: John BLAINE) [f|{54:E}1954]

Marjorie F GRAHAM {US} [F: ? - ?]
	El Paso - Then And Now (w Cleofas CALLEROS) [n|{54:E}1954]

Shirley Edward GREENE {US} [M: 1911 Jan 5 - 1996 Jun 1]
	The Education Of Migrant Children [n|{54:E}1954]

Ben Samuel GROSS {US} [M: 1891 Nov 24 - 1979 Aug 13]
	I Looked And I Listened [a|{54:E}1954]

Frank GRUBER {US} [M: 1904 Feb 2 - 1969 Dec 9]
	Rebel Road [f|{54:E:US}1954]

F F GWINN {US} [?: ? - ?]
	Patty Smith Hill In Louisville [n|{54:E:US}1954]

Eugene Edward HALLERAN {US} [M: 1905 Feb 28 - 1994 Feb 16]
	Winter Ambush [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Donald (Bengtsson) HAMILTON {US} [M: 1916 Mar 24 - 2006 Nov 20]
	Night Walker (UK: Rough Company) [f|{54:E:SIM?}1954]
	Smoky Valley [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Prof, George Heard HAMILTON {US} [M: 1910 Jun 23 - 2004 Mar 29]
	The Art And Architecture Of Russia [n|{54:E}1954]

Prof, Georgia (Elma) HARKNESS {US} [F: 1891 Apr 21 - 1974 Aug 21]
	The Sources Of Western Morality (UK: Sources Of Western Culture) [n|{54:E}1954]

Ernest HAYCOX {US} [M: 1899 Oct 1 - 1950 Oct 13]
	Guns Up; and, The Hour Of Fury [s|{54:E:US}1954]
	Winds Of Rebellion [s|{54:E:US}1954]
	Prairie Guns [f|{54:E:US}1954]

William HEUMAN {US} [M: 1912 Feb 11 - 1971 Aug]
	Gunhand From Texas [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Gunnar HJERSTEDT {US} [M: 1904 - 1969]
	Death House Doll (ps: Day KEENE) [f|{54:E}1954]
	His Father's Wife (ps: Day KEENE) [f|{54:E}1954]
	Sleep With The Devil (ps: Day KEENE) [f|{54:E}1954]

Prof, William T HOGAN {US} [M: 1919 Apr 30 - 2002 Jan 12]
	The Development Of American Heavy Industry In The Twentieth Century [n|{54:E}1954]

Charles Thomas HOLLAND {US?} [M: 1905 - ?]
	Coal-Mine Bumps [n|{54:E:US}1954]

Leslie Townes HOPE (ps: Bob HOPE) {US} [M: 1903 May 29 - 2003 Jul 27]
	This Is On Me [a|{54:E}1954]
	Have Tux Will Travel (w Pete MARTIN) [a|{54:E}1954]

William L HOPSON {US?} [M: ? - ?]
	Apache Greed [f|{54:E:US}1954]
	Bullet-Brand Empire [f|{54:E:US}1954]

(George) Rolfe HUMPHRIES {US} [M: 1894 Nov 20 - 1969 Apr 22]
	Poems Collected And New [p|{54:E}1954]

John Marvin HUNTER {US} [M: 1880 Mar 18 - 1957 Jun 29]
	Peregrinations Of A Pioneer Printer [a|{54:E}1954]

Walter Mahan JACKSON {US} [M: 1898 - 1956]
	The Story Of Selma [n|{54:E}1954]

Will(=William Fitzgerald) JENKINS {US} [M: 1896 Jun 16 - 1975 Jun 8]
18361	Operation, Outer Space [f|{54:E:US}1954]
	The Forgotten Planet [s|{54:E:US}1954]
	The Black Galaxy [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Edith E JOHNSON {US} [F: ? - ?]
	Leaves From A Doctor's Diary [{54:E}1954]

Juanita (Clare) JONES, nee NUTTALL {US} [F: 1912 Dec 20 - 1996 Mar]
	David, Warrior Of God: A Novel-Biography Of King David [f|{54:E}1954]

Archie (Lynn) JOSCELYN {US} [M: 1899 Jul 25 - 1986 Feb]
	Brand Of Iron [f|{54:E}1954]
	Trapper's Rendezvous (UK: Wyoming Rendezvous) [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Christmas Carol KAUFFMAN, nee MILLER, 1:Mrs HOSTETLER {US} [F: 1901 (or 1902) Dec 25 - 1969 Jan 30]
	Not Regina [f|{54:E}1954]

Baynard (Hardwick) KENDRICK {US} [M: 1894 Apr 8 - 1977 Mar]
	They Never Talk Back (w Henry TREFFLICH) [{54:E}1954]

Philip L KETCHUM {US} [M: 1902 Oct 19 - 1969 Dec 13]
	The Saddle Bum [f|{54:E:US}1954]
	The Texas Gun [f|{54:E:US}1954]
	Gun Law [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Manuel KOMROFF {US} [M: 1890 Sep 7 - 1974 Dec]
	Gods And Demon [n|{54:E}1954]
	Napoleon [{54:E}1954]

Herbert (Arthur) KRAUSE {US} [M: 1905 May 25 - 1976 Sep 22]
	The Oxcart Trail [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Jessie Royce(=Royse) LANDIS, nee MEDBURY, 2:Mrs SMITH, 3:Mrs SEITZ {US} [F: 1904 Nov 25 - 1972 Feb 2]
	You Won't Be So Pretty [a|{54:E}1954]

Alan (Brown) LE MAY / LeMAY {US} [M: 1899 Jun 3 (or 7) - 1964 Apr 27]
	The Searchers [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Maxwell LEHMAN {US} [M: ? - ?]
	Jobs After Retirement (w Morton YARMON) [n|{54:E}1954]

Prof, Victor Fritz LENZEN {US} [M: 1890 Dec 14 - 1975 Jul 18]
	Causality In Natural Science [n|{54:E}1954]

Marguerite (nee?)Rush LERNER {US} [F: 1924 May 7 - 1987 Mar]
	Dermatologic Medications (w Aaron Bunsen LERNER) [n|{54:E}1954/{60:E}1960]

Milton LESSER {US} [M: 1928 Aug 7 - 2008 Feb 22]
	Catch The Brass Ring (ps: Stephen MARLOWE) [f|{54:E}1954]

Prof, Paul Myron Anthony LINEBARGER, Jr {US} [M: 1913 Jul 11 - 1966 Aug 6]
	Far Eastern Government And Politics: China & Japan [n|{54:E}1954]

Stewart Joseph LLOYD {US} [M: 1881 Sep 12 - 1959]
	Eugene Allen Smith, Alabama's Great Geologist [b|{54:E}1954]

Prof, Robert Harry(=Heinrich) LOWIE {US} [M: 1883 Jun 12 - 1957 Sep 21]
	Toward Understanding Germany [n|{54:E}1954]

Charles (S) LUDWIG {US} [M: 1918 Jan 8 - 2002 Nov 22]
	Rogue Elephant: A Missionary Adventure Story... [f|{54:E}1954]
	Chuma: A Missionary Adventure Story For Girls [f|{54:E}1954]

Prof, Frederick Dean McCLUSKY {US} [M: 1896 Jan 1 - 1981 Nov 27]
	The Audio-Visual Reader (w ?) [n|{54:E}1954]

Lucile McDONALD, nee SAUNDERS {US} [F: 1898 Sep 1 - 1992 Jun 23]
	Friday's Child (w Zola ROSS) [f|{54:E:US}1954]

(Allan) William Colt MacDONALD {US} [M: 1891 Dec 2 - 1968 Mar]
	Two-Gun Deputy [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Judge, Robert Stetson MACFARLANE {US} [M: 1899 Jan 15 - 1982 Mar 6]
	Henry Villard And The Northern Pacific [n|{54:E:US}1954]

Rod(=Rodney Marvin) McKUEN {US} [M: 1933 Apr 29 - living 2013]
	And Autumn Came [p|{54:E}1954/69]

Prof, Wayne Leslie MacNAUGHTON {US} [M: 1902 Mar 23 - 1982 Jan 21]
	Industrial Relations And The Government (w Joseph LAZAR) [n|{54:E}1954]

(William) D'Arcy McNICKLE {US} [M: 1904 Jan 18 - 1977 Dec]
	Runner In The Sky: A Story Of Indian Maize [n|{54:E:US}1954]

Marion Walden MARCHER {US} [F: 1890 Dec 16 - 1987 Nov]
	Monarch Butterfly [{54:E}1954]

Prof, Ernest (Cummings) MARRINER {US} [M: 1891 Oct 16 - 1983 Feb 8]
	Kennebec Yesterdays [n|{54:E}1954]

Prof, William Thomas MARROCCO {US} [M: 1906 Dec 5 - 1999 Jan 1]
	Music Of Jacopo Do Bologna [n|{54:E}1954]

Norman Bloss MAVITY {US?} [M: 1880 Jan 21 - 1951 Jul 30]
	The Mavity Family [n|{54:E:US}1954]

Prof, Edward Leslie MAYO {US} [M: 1904 Jul 26 - 1979 Dec]
	The Center Is Everywhere [p|{54:E}1954]

Marjorie/Margaret (P) MEDARY {US} [F: 1890 Jul 24 - 1980 May]
	Each One Teach One: Frank Laubach, Friend To Millions [{54:E}1954]

Paul Everett MEEHL {US} [M: 1920 Jan 3 - 2003 Feb 14]
	Clinical Versus Statistical Prediction [n|{54:E}1954]

George MILBURN {US} [M: 1906 Apr 27 - 1966 Sep 22]
	Hoboes And Harlots [s|{54:E:US}1954]

Prof, Clarence Alonzo MILLS {US} [M: 1891 Dec 9 - 1974 Sep 17]
	Air Pollution And Community Health [n|{54:E}1954]

Dwight Bennett NEWTON {US} [M: 1916 Jan 14 - ?]
	Rainbow Rider (US: Triple Trouble) [f|{54:E:UK}1954]
	Fire In The Desert (ps: Ford LOGAN) [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Alice Mary NORTON {US} [F: 1912 Feb 17 - 2005 Mar 17 (or 18)]
	Space Pioneers (ps: Andre NORTON) (ed) [{54:E}1954]

Jack/John (Sherman) O'BRIEN {US} [M: 1898 or 1899 Aug 18 - 1938 Dec 6]
	Silver Chief's Revenge [f|{54:E}1954]

George PATTULLO {CA} [M: 1879 Oct 9 - 1967 Jul 30]
	Morning After Cometh [{54:E:US}1954]

Mark PERLMAN {US} [M: 1923 Dec 23 - 2006 May 3]
	Judges In Industry [n|{54:E}1954]

Richard Scott PRATHER {US} [M: 1921 Sep 9 - 2007 Feb 16]
	Pattern For Panic [f|{54:E}1954]

Tom PRIDEAUX {US} [M: 1908 May 9 - 1993 May 8]
	World Theatre In Pictures [n|{54:E}1954]

Prof, Oreste PUCCIANI {US} [M: 1916 Apr 7 - 1999 Apr 28]
	The French Theater Since 1930 [n|{54:E}1954]

Prof, Albert Van Siclen PULLING {US} [M: 1891 Aug 27 - 1980 Apr 16]
	The Principles Of Canoeing (ps: Pierre PULLING) [n|{54:E}1954]

Clayton (Thomas) RAND {US} [M: 1891 May 25 - 1971 Feb]
	Stars In Their Eyes: Dreamers And Builders In Louisiana [b|{54:E}1954]

Clarence Belden RANDALL {US} [M: 1891 Mar 5 - 1967 Aug 4]
	A Foreign Economic Policy For The United States [n|{54:E}1954]

Helen REILLY, nee KIERAN {US} [F: 1890 (or 1891) - 1962 Jan 11]
	Tell Her It's Murder [f|{54:E}1954]

Lewis Charles REIMANN {US} [M: 1890 Sep 22 - 1961]
	Hurley - Still No Angel [{54:E}1954]

Grantland RICE {US} [M: 1880 Nov 1 - 1954 Jul 13]
	The Tumult And The Shouting: My Life In Sport [a|{54:E}1954]

William Emerson RITTER {US} [M: 1856 Nov 19 - 1944 Jan 10]
	Charles Darwin And The Golden Rule (ed Edna Watson BAILEY) [n|{54:E}1954]

Tom ROAN {US} [M: ? - 1958 Jul]
	Stable Boy (ps: Adam REBEL) [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Prof, Abraham Aaron ROBACK {CA} [M: 1890 Jun 19 - 1965 Jun 7]
	Destiny And Motivation In Language [n|{54:E:US}1954]

Frank Chester ROBERTSON {US} [M: 1890 Jan 12 - 1969 Jul 29]
	Hero's Walk (ps: Robert CRANE) [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Carey ROCKWELL [house pseudonym]
19027	The Revolt On Venus [f|{54:E:US}1954]
18786	Treachery In Outer Space [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Zola (Helen) ROSS, nee GIRDEY {US} [F: 1907 (or 1912) May 9 - 1989 Nov 20]
	No Tears At The Funeral (ps: Helen ARRE) [f|{54:E:US}1954]
	Friday's Child (w Lucile McDONALD) [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Stanley ROTHENBERG {US} [M: 1930 Jun 8 - 2006 Nov 3]
	Copyright And Public Performance Of Music [n|{54:E}1954]

Edwin Alfred Robert RUMBALL-PETRE {US?} [M: 1881 - 1954]
	Rare Bibles: An Introduction For Collectors... [n|{54:E:US}1954]

Prof, Oscar J RUMPF {US} [M: 1908 (wrongly 1903) Mar 31 - 2000 Nov 15]
	The Prayers Of Jesus, Teacher's Edition [n|{54:E}1954]

Åke SANDLER {US} [M: 1913 - ?]
	Government, Politics And Law In The Scandinavian... (w E EKMAN) [n|{54:E}1954]

Jack (Warner) SCHAEFER {US} [M: 1907 Nov 19 - 1991 Jan 24]
	The Pioneers [s|{54:E:US}1954]

Nat SCHMULOWITZ {US} [M: 1889 Mar 29 - 1966 Feb 25]
	The Peoples Ancient And Just...William Penn, And William Mead [n|{54:E:US}1954]

Prof, Samuel SELDEN {US} [M: 1899 Jan 2 - 1979 Apr 27]
	Frederick Henry Koch, Pioneer Playmaker (w Mary T SPHANGOS) [b|{54:E}1954]
	Producing America's Outdoor Dramas (w others) [n|{54:E}1954]

Edward Hetzel SHAFER {US?} [M: 1913 - ?]
	The Empire Of Min [n|{54:E:US}1954]

Herbert (Arthur) SHAPIRO (Sr) {US} [M: 1899 May 24 - 1975 Mar 15]
	Two-Gun Texas (ps: Burt ARTHUR) [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Lillian (Eugenia) SMITH {US} [F: 1897 Dec 12 - 1966 Sep 28]
	The Journey [{54:E}1954]

Prof, Inez SPECKING {US} [F: 1890 (wrongly 1895) Apr 8 - 1963 Feb]
	A Shakespeare For Children [n|{54:E}1954]

Mary Tom SPHANGOS {US} [F: ? - ?]
	Frederick Henry Koch, Pioneer Playmaker (w Samuel SELDEN) [b|{54:E}1954]

William Alfred SPURR {US} [M: 1905 Dec 24 - 1975 Mar]
	Business And Economic Statistics (w C P BONINI) [n|{54:E}1954/{61:E}1961]

Thad(=Thaddeus) STEM, Jr {US} [M: 1916 Jan 24 - 1980 Jun]
	The Jackknife Horse [p|{54:E}1954]

Rex (Todhunter) STOUT {US} [M: 1886 Dec 1 - 1975 Oct 27]
	Die Like A Dog [f|{54:E}1954]
	Three Men Out [s|{54:E}1954]

Michael (Whitney) STRAIGHT {US} [M: 1916 Sep 1 - 2004 Jan 4]
	Trial By Television [n|{54:E:US}1954/1979]

Mary (O'Hara) STURE-VASA, nee ALSOP, 1:Mrs PARROT {US} [F: 1885 Jul 10 - 1980 Oct 15]
	Novel-In-The-Making (ps: Mary O'HARA) [a|{54:E:US}1954]

Prof, Marie (nee)Collins SWABEY {US} [F: 1890 Dec 8 - 1966 Mar 3]
	The Judgment Of History [n|{54:E}1954]

Edith Brittain (nee)Crenshaw TATUM {US} [F: 1877 Sep 2 - 1955]
	Orchestra Of Space, Wind And Trees [{54:E}1954]

Thomas THOMPSON, aka 'Tommy' THOMPSON {US} [M: 1913 Feb 24 - 1993 Jun 10]
	They Brought Their Guns [s|{54:E:US}1954]

Frank(=Francis) Xavier TOLBERT (Sr) {US} [M: 1912 Jul 27 - 1984 Jan 10]
	Bigamy Jones [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Prof, Herbert Frederick TRAUT {US} [M: 1894 Apr 3 - 1963 Jan 28]
	Cancer Of The Female Genital Tract (w Ralph C BENSON) [n|{54:E}1954]

Henry (Herbert Frederick) TREFFLICH {US} [M: 1908 Jan 8 (or 9) - 1978 Jul]
	They Never Talk Back (w Baynard KENDRICK) [{54:E}1954]

Wilbur Coleman TUTTLE {US} [M: 1883 Nov 11 - 1969 Jun]
	Thunderbird Range [f|{54:E:US}1954]

Lyndall Fownes URWICK {UK} [M: 1891 Mar 3 - 1983 Dec 5]
	Management Education In American Business [n|{54:E:US}1954]

Prof, Samuel VAN VALKENBURG {NL/US} [M: 1890 or 1891 Sep 14 - 1976]
	Elements Of Political Geography (w Carl STOTZ) [n|{39:E}1939/{54:E}1954]

Myra WALDO, Mrs SCHWARTZ {US} [F: c1916 - 2004 Jul 25]
	The Complete Round-The-World Cookbook [n|{54:E}1954]

Billy(=William Stephen) WARREN {US} [M: 1882 Sep 6 - 1968 Oct 18]
	Headquarters Ranch [f|{54:E}1954]

Paul WILCHEN (ps: Paul WINCHELL) {US} [M: 1922 Dec 21 - 2005 Jun 24]
	Ventriloquism For Fun And Profit [n|{54:E}1954]

Albert Nathaniel WILLIAMS {US} [M: 1914 Jan 19 - c1963]
	Paul, The World's First Missionary [b|{54:E}1954]
	Simon Peter, Fisher Of Men [b|{54:E}1954]

Prof, Jesse Feiring WILLIAMS {US} [M: 1886 - 1966]
	The Principles Of Physical Education [n|{27:R}1927/?/{38:R}1938/{42:R}1942/{48:E}1948/{54:E}1954/{59:R}1959/64]

Sheldon W WILLIAMS {US} [M: ? - ?]
	Dairy Marketing In The Northern Great Plains (w Ernest FEDER) [n|{54:E}1954]

Neill Compton WILSON {US} [M: 1889 May 25 - 1973 Feb 2]
	Building Of Trans Mountain... (w Frank J TAYLOR) [n|{54:E}1954]

Prof, (Philip) Quincy WRIGHT {US} [M: 1890 Dec 28 - 1970 Oct 17]
	Problems Of Stability And Progress In International Relations [n|{54:E}1954]

James YAFFE {US} [M: 1927 - ?]
	What's The Big Hurry? [f|{54:E}1954]

Morton YARMON {US} [M: 1916 Mar 8 - 2005 Aug 3]
	Jobs After Retirement (w Maxwell LEHMAN) [n|{54:E}1954]

Sanford Calvin YODER {US} [M: 1879 Dec 5 - 1975 Feb]
	Horsetrails Along The Desert [{54:E}1954]

LIKELY IN U.S. PUBLIC DOMAIN

These are books by authors I suspect to be US citizens, books by non-US citizens that I suspect to have been first published in the US, and books by non-US citizens that I believe were published in the US in the same year as they were published abroad & so may not have been first (ie, by at least 30 days) published abroad.

Prof, Rudolf (Julius) ARNHEIM {DE/US:1946on} [M: 1904 Jul 15 - 2007 Jun 9]
	Art And Visual Perception: A Psychology Of The Creative Eye [n|{54:E}1954/72]

Grace Murray ATKIN {CA} [F: 1891 - ?]
	A Shadow Falls [f|{54:E:SIM?}1954]

Prof, Alexander BADAWY {EG/US?} [M: 1913 Nov 29 - 1986 May]
	History Of Egyptian Architecture [3v|n|{54:E:EG}1954]

Ursula (Harvey) BLOOM, 1:Mrs DENHAM-COOKES, 2:Mrs GOWER-ROBINSON {UK} [F: 1892 (wrongly 1893) Dec 11 - 1984 Oct 29 (wrongly 31)]
	Tonight, Josephine! (ps: Lozania PROLE) [f|{54:E:SIM?}1954]
	The King's Pleasure (ps: Lozania PROLE) [f|{54:E:SIM?}1954]

Charles Pius BONINI {US?} [M: ? - ?]
	Business And Economic Statistics (w W A SPURR) [n|{54:E}1954/{61:E}1961]

David Van BUSH {US?} [M: 1882 - 1959]
	If You Want To Be Rich [n|{54:E}1954]

Mildred (B) DAVIS {US?} [F: 1930 - living 2007]
	Suicide Hour [f|{54:E}1954]

Louis FALSTEIN {SU/US:1936on} [M: 1909 May 1 - 1995 Dec 22]
	Spring Of Desire [f|{54:E}1954]
	Sole Survivor [f|{54:E}1954]

Frances (Mary) FROST {US?} [F: 1905 - 1959]
	This Rowdy Heart [{54:E}1954]

Vactor Gordon GARNETT {US?} [M: 1880 - ?]
	Restoring Our American Heritage [n|{54:E}1954]

Morton GERTLER {US?} [M: ? - ?]
	A Reanalysis Of The Original Test Data For The Taylor... [n|{54:E}1954]

William Thomas GRANT {US?} [M: 1876 - ?]
	The Story Of W T Grant (w G Lynn SUMNER) [a|{54:E}1954]

Elaine KIDNER, Mrs DAKERS (ps: Jane LANE) {UK} [F: 1905 May 27 - 1978 Jan 6]
	Thunder On St Paul's Day [f|{54:E:SIM?}1954]

Dr, Leonard KOTKIN {US?} [M: ? - ?]
	Eat, Think And Be Slender [n|{54:E}1954]

George LANGFORD {US?} [M: 1876 May 26 - 1964 Jun]
	Senrac The Lion Man: Adventures Of A Boy In The Stone Age [f|{54:E}1954]

Prof, Waclaw LEDNICKI {PL/US?} [M: 1891 Apr 28 - 1967 Oct 29]
	Russia, Poland And The West [n|{54:E}1954]

Charles R METZGER {US?} [M: ? - ?]
	Emerson And Greenough: Transcendental Pioneers Of...Esthetic [n|{54:E}1954]

Prof, Pascal Prosper PARENTE {IT/US:1930on} [M: 1890 Sep 28 - 1971 Aug 10]
	Schoolteacher And Saint [{54:E}1954]

Morris Ytterby PASQUALE {US?} [M: 1902 - 1959]
	Undersea Satan [{54:E}1954]

Prof, Manfred Max Georg SANDMANN {DE/US?} [M: 1906 Jun 2 - 1980 Nov 12]
	Subject And Predicate [n|{54:E}1954]

Clare (Consuelo) SHERIDAN, nee FREWEN {US?} [F: 1885 Sep 9 - 1970 (wrongly 1949) May 31]
	To The Four Winds [a|{54:E}1954]

Prof, Matthew SPINKA {US:1911on} [M: 1890 Jan 30 - 1972 Oct 23]
	Church In Communist Society [n|{54:E}1954]

Guy Lynn SUMNER {US?} [M: 1885 - 1952]
	The Story Of W T Grant (w W T GRANT) [b|{54:E}1954]

(Marie) Annette(=Antoinette) TURNGREN {US?} [F: 1902 May 3 - 1980 May 14]
	Have A Lovely Funeral (ps: A T HOPKINS) [{54:E}1954]

POSSIBLY IN U.S. PUBLIC DOMAIN

These are books by authors I believe to be non-US citizens (though may include some US citizens I have not yet identified as such) - if any of these were published in the US, the rules on works by non-US authors (see here) will apply.

Prof, Louise Lilian CRIPPS, 1:Mrs GLEMSER, 2:Mrs SAMOILOFF {UK} [F: 1914 Dec 13 - ?]
	Your First Baby [n|{54:E}1954]

Josephine Aimee Campbell LESLIE (ps: R A DICK) [F: 1898 - 1979]
	Unpainted Portrait [{54:E}1954]

Alexander Frank SKUTCH {CR} [M: 1904 May 20 (wrongly 4) - 2004 May 12]
	Life Histories Of Central American Birds [3v|n|{54:E}1954]

Anonymous & Corporate Works:
25703	Northern Nut Growers Association Report...44th Annual Meeting [n|{54:E}1954]