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        Breakfast at Tiffany's

      Random House 1958 - New York: Random House, 1958. First Edition. Stated first printing. Condition is Near Fine. A bright, clean copy. Dust Jacket is Near Fine but price-clipped with no chips or tears. Sunning to spine. In protective plastic cover. An attractive and scarce copy of Capote's most enduring work of fiction. (#SB442) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Edgar Poe, sa vie son oeuvre. Etude analytique

      Nouvelle édition.bindings en demi maroquin, spine à nerfs, dates dorées en queues, plats de papier marbré, couvertures et spine conservés, têtes dorées, bindings signée de Goy & Vilaine.Envoi autographe signé de Marie Bonaparte à Francis Ambrière.Avant-propos de Sigmund Freud, iconographie.Bel exemplaire agréablement établi. P.U.F Paris 1958 13,5x19,5cm 3 volumes reliés en 1

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        Gaston Chaissac. L'Homme du Point du Jour (1958). Photographies de Gilles Ehrmann. Suivi d'un extrait de Belvédère par André Breton.- Exemplaire de tête avec une photographie originale en couleurs signée de Gilles Ehrmann.

      

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        Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Short Novel and Three Stories

      New York: Random House, 1958 First edition, first printing. Publisher's yellow cloth, black label lettered in gilt to spine; in the original orange dust jacket designed by Ismar David. Very good or better, with some light rubbing and faint toning to the spine, bookseller's plate to the rear pastedown, otherwise fresh pages; unclipped dust jacket, with some light toning and a tiny closed nick to the spine, a few small chips to the spine head, some light soiling, short closed tear to the rear panel. A square copy. Breakfast at Tiffany's is the author's third novel and includes the short stories, "House of Flowers," "A Diamond Guitar," and "A Christmas Memory," in addition to the title novella. This beloved text features the iconic protagonist Holly Golightly, a passionate and free-spirited young woman living in New York City. The plot tells of an unnamed narrator, a writer, as he gets to know Holly and learns about her quest to find happiness and a place to call home. Breakfast at Tiffany's was first published in Esquire magazine in 1958 after being rejected by Harper's Bazaar for being too risqué. Random House published the novella along with three of Capote's popular short stories, and it was made into a film starring Audrey Hepburn three years later. Interestingly, Holly Golightly was originally named Connie Gustafson, and Capote only changed her name as a last-minute decision shortly before publication.. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

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        The Bill of Rights

      Presentation copy of Judge Hand's only book-length work--"To Edward Weinfeld / who brings to our common / calling a devotion to justice / a penetrating intelligence / and a fabulous industry / Learned Hand / April 14, 1958". Original green cloth, gilt, a trifle worn and the gilt on the spine a bit dull, else a very good, clean copy. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1958.

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        Chansons pour ma mélancolie

      Edition of wich no leading copies exists.Binding of open sand cardboard editor, smooth back silent.Precious autograph signed by the author: "To you Albert Camus / Mouloudji.."Small marginal foxing on the last guard. Marc Barbezat Décines 1958 11,5x16,5cm reliure de l'éditeur

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        Voies Nouvelles. [Ensemble complet du n°1 d'avril 1958 au n°9 de Juin 1959, une trentaine de pages chacun].

      - Paris, Editions Voies nouvelles, 1958-1959. Ensemble de 9 livraisons reliées en un volume in-folio (235 x 308 mm), demi-percaline rouge, pièce de titre de basane noire. Ensemble complet, rare, de tout ce qui a paru, de ce périodique dirigé par le philologue, juriste et historien spécialiste de la Grèce antique, Louis Gernet. Révolté, par la politique de la France en Algérie et par l’évolution autoritaire de la Cinquième république, en 1958, à soixante-seize ans, Louis Gernet accepta de diriger cette revue de l'opposition communiste, alors à la pointe du combat, politique mais aussi culturel. On y retrouve des articles de Jean-Toussaint Desanti, Henri Lefebvre, Jean Massin, Alain Resnais, Maxime Rodinson, Hélène Parmelin, Serge Mallet, etc., etc. Louis Gernet sera l’un des signataires du "Manifeste des 121" en 1960. Bon exemplaire, bien relié, très bien conservé. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        METHUSELAH'S CHILDREN

      Gnome Press [1958]., Hicksville, N.Y. - Octavo, boards. First edition. First binding of black boards with spine panel lettered in red. Short stories forming part of Heinlein's "future history" series. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-514. See Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1645-54. Text block age-darkened (less than usual), a fine copy in fine first state dust jacket (with the publisher's address "80 East 11th St., New York 3" at bottom of rear panel) with some light foxing to spine panel and along rear flap fold. A nice copy. (#106899) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Américains. Photographies de Robert Frank. Textes réunis et présentés par Alain Bosquet

      Paris: Robert Delpire, 1958. 172, [2] S., Or.Pbd. mit einer Deckelillustration, kl.8°, quer. Encyclopédie essentielle, vol 5. Parr/Badger I, S. 247. Eines der wichtigsten Fotobücher der zweiten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts. Das finden auch Parr und Badger, sie stellen allerdings die amerikanische Ausgabe, mit dem Essay von Jack Kerouac, in den Mittelpunkt. Das Original, mit Texten von Simone de Beauvoir, Alain Bosquet, John Brown, Omar N. Bradley, Erskine Caldwell, John Dos Passos, William Faulkner, Henry Miller, Claude Roy, John Steinbeck, Richard Wright und einer Deckelzeichnung von Saul Steinberg, sei eher etwas "Soziologisches" und vielleicht sogar etwas "Anti-Amerikanisches"... Selten. Einband etwas angestaubt und, wie leider so oft, mit Beschädigungen im Gelenk. Am Rücken oben eine sorgfältigst geflickte Bruchstelle. Schnitt etwas angestaubt. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar.

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        MANI - SIGNED by the Author on the title page

      John Murray and the Book Society, 1958 A first edition, first printing published by John Murray and the Book Society in 1958. A near fine book with a previous owner's bookplate to pastedown (Peter Janetos) and his name and address to the front endpaper. In a near fine unclipped wrapper with some browning to the spine - corners a little rubbed. SIGNED by the Author on the title page.

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        Admiral Hornblower in The West Indies.

      Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1958. FIRST US EDITION, belonging to the Forester Family Archive. Octavo, pp. 329. Near-fine in publisher's blue-green cloth, in a pictorial dustjacket depicting stormy scene at sea, designed by Dwight Shepler. Minor edgewear and scuffing to boards. Dustjacket in like, with a little creasing and wear to extremities. Textblock bright and clean throughout. Book is inscribed by Forester to his wife, Dorothy, on the front flyleaf; pastedown bears the bookplate of the Forester and Troughton-Smith Family Archive. Item is housed in a handsome, tailor-made clamshell box, with dark blue cloth to sides and navy morocco at spine. Wonderfully preserved.

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        HOMMAGE à WERKMAN.

      Eggert,, Stuttgart,, 1958 - Orign. half cloth. 264 pp.,4to. Grieshaber, Henkels, Sandberg. With num. facs. in colour of Werkman-prints and originals by Grieshaber, Gregor, Schwöbel, Kiess, Ubac, Renz, Erhardt a.o. Text: Ger.,Dutch. Lower side some pages slightly water-stained. Little owners-entry. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mein Leben.

      München Paul List 1958 - Kl-8; 170 pp, 3 Bll.; illustr. OKart.; Namenszug auf Spiegel, papierbedingt etwas gebräunt. - Auf dem Titelblatt mit rotem Kugelschreiber eigenhändig signiert "I. Stravinsky". Vollständige Ausgabe der zuerst in französischer Sprache erschienenen Autobiographie (Chroniques de ma vie, Paris 1935); Autorenname auf dem Einband abweichend "Stravinsky". - Provenienz: Sammlung Robert Purkyt (Besitzvermerk auf hinterem Innendeckel). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wiener Antiquariat Ingo Nebehay GmbH]
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        Les nègres

      Marc Barbezat. First edition, one of 32 numbered copies on Japan pearly leading copy. Bound in full khaki embossed leather, smooth back silent, book title and author's name incorporating calligraphy of the first flat cover struck gold on the front cover, publisher's name and place to hit gold on the second board to be identical calligraphy second board cover, guards and contreplats Almond paper way wood, covers and spine preserved, golden head; coated paper box so as almond wood and taking out boards with the same characteristics as those of the binder. Some minor foxing on the back, the top bracket affecting boards, nice interior condition slightly more. Rare copy dramatically and perfectly prepared. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Marc Barbezat Décines 1958 15x19,5cm relié sous étui

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        LIBRI D'OGGI G.DEVOTO, E.FALQUI, C.BO, G.RAVEGNANI, C.V.LODOVICI, G.C.ARGAN, G.FERRATA

      VALLECCHI, 1958. ITALIANO 0,49 Vol. IV della collana, pagine lievemente ingiallite ai bordi, fioritura ai tagli, ai fogli di guardia ed alle controguardie, coperta rigida leggermente usurata al piede, alla cima ed agli angoli, con fioritura USATO

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        Don Juan

      First edition, an advance (service de presse) copy.Handsome autograph inscription signed by Henri de Montherlant : "A Albert Camus. Ce Don Juan qui n'est pas sans avoir de ressemblance au sien [To Albert Camus. This Don Juan who is not lacking in resemblance to his]."Tiny insignificant worming to spine. % Gallimard Paris 1958 12x19cm broché

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        Foujita

      First edition of which there were no large paper copies.Rare autograph inscription signed by Léonard Foujita to Madame Herr.Illustrations. Presses artistiques Paris 1958 18,5x17,5cm broché

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        Chess Monthly

      New York & London: W Miller and Trubner & Co, 1958. vi+398 pages with diagrams. Octavo (9" x6 1/4") bound in half leather with gilt lettering to spine. From the library of James J Barrett. Volume II. (Bibliotheca van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:6389) (Hagedorn: 36) First edition.This periodical was edited by Daniel Willard Fiske and Paul Morphy. The Problem Department by E B Cook. This was one of the first magazines published in America. It was started in 1857 and lasted until 1861. It was published at the height of Morphy's popularity and presence.James J. Barrett wrote a few chess columns in the Buffalo area. In a chess magazine begining on page 1 of the March 1948 Chess Review: he wrote a letter of complaint about the magazine’s choice of front-cover photographs. He played a substantial role in Paul Morphy The Pride and Sorrow of Chess by David Lawson (New York, 1976), and in the Acknowledgments (page vii) Lawson wrote, ‘I wish particularly to express gratitude for the suggestions and generous help of James J. Barrett, with special reference to the selection, preparation, and proofreading of the games.Condition:Bound in half brown leather with gilt lettering to spine. Corners bumped and heavily rubbed, hinges rubbed, some occasional pencil notations and checks through out, book plate of Barrett on front end paper and another plate to front pastedown else a good copy.

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        Tambourines to Glory

      New York: John Day Company, 1958. 188 pages Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/2") bound in original black cloth with pink inverse lettering to spine. Inscribed by the author. First edition.Langston Hughes said of this novel, "Tambourines to Glory is an urban folk tale set against a background of colorful independent, unorthodox churches which have sprung up all over Harlem in the last decade. It is in no sense an attack on organized religion, or on cults as such, but is a fictional expose of certain ways in which religion is misused in large city communities today by various types of unscrupulous leaders who might be called 'gospel racketeers,' preying upon the gullibility of simple people."Condition:Points rubbed, corners bumped, inscribed by Hughes on front end paper, book plate to front paste down, back end paper verso previous owner's name. Original jacket restored by Octavaye Studios, else a very good copy in like jacket.

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        JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA

      Albany, NY: The Photographic Society of America, 1958. First editions. 8vos. and 4tos., variable paginations, illustrated with b&w photographs. 17 volumes. Bound in gray buckram over boards, wrappers bound in. The wrappers of a few early issues are lightly soiled; stain on the rear board of one volume. Very good to near fine. A long run, from Vol. 1 through Vol. 15, and Vol. 17 through Vol. 24. With bound volume; PSA JOURNAL, SECTION B, PHOTOGRAPHIC SCIENCE AND TECHNIQUE, 1950 - 1957. Began publishing as Journal of the Photographic Society of America, Volume 1, No. 1, March, 1935, and changed its name to PSA Journal with Volume 13, No. 1, January, 1947. Initially issued as a quarterly, and subsequently, a monthly. Edited by F. Quellmalz, et al. The Photographic Society of America was an outgrowth of the Associated Camera Clubs of America; Dr. Max Thorek was the first president of PSA. Geared towards the artistic and amateur, rather than the professional photographer, the articles focus largely on the practical and aesthetic considerations of printing and presentation, and the last throws of Pictorialism. Reviews of salons and exhibitions were an enduring feature.

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        The Noddy Books Nos. 13 to 24. Nine First Editions and three Early Reprints.

      A rare opportunity to acquire a run of mostly first edition Noddy books in their original dustjackets. Nos. 13, 14 and 15 are early reprints; 16 - 24 are first editions with issue points as called for. All djs priced at 4s. 6d. net. and all now protected. Condition improves throughout the run and ranges from good for the early numbers up to fine for later ones. 13: Be Brave Little Noddy. Worn dj with chips to corners and spine, staining to verso. Front flap clipped but price still present. Boards bright with rubbed edges, corners and spine tips. This Book Belongs To filled in. Light soiling to some pages and small edge tear to p. 13/14. 14: Noddy and the Bumpy Dog. Worn dj with chips, creasing and some losses. Front flap clipped but price still present. Boards bright with rubbed edges, corners and spine tips. This Book Belongs To filled in. 15: Do Look Out Noddy. Worn dj with creasing and small chips. Front flap clipped but price still present. Boards bright with rubbed edges, corners and spine tips. This Book Belongs To filled in. Erased pencil markings to a few pages. 16: You're a Good Friend, Noddy! 1st Ed. 1958. Lightly worn dj with small chips to corners and spine, staining to verso. Boards bright with rubbed edges, corners and spine tips; minor staining to bottom edge. This Book Belongs To filled in but o/w clean internally. 17: Noddy Has An Adventure. 1st Ed. 1958. Worn and lightly soiled dj with small chips to corners and spine. Boards bright with rubbed edges, corners and spine tips. This Book Belongs To filled in. 18: Noddy Goes To Sea. 1st Ed. 1959. Lightly worn dj with small chips to corners and spine. Boards bright with rubbed edges, corners and spine tips. This Book Belongs To filled in with light soiling to that and title page. 19: Noddy and the Bunkey. 1st Ed. 1959. Lightly worn dj with chips to corners and spine, a small pencil scribble to rear panel. Boards bright with rubbed edges, corners and spine tips. This Book Belongs To filled in; soiling to title page. 20: Cheer Up, Little Noddy! 1st Ed.1960. Lightly worn and soiled dj with chips to corners and spine, staining to verso. Boards bright with rubbed edges, corners and spine tips. This Book Belongs To filled in but o/w clean internally. 21: Noddy Goes To The Fair. 1st Ed.1960. Lightly worn dj. Boards bright with minor rubbing. This Book Belongs To filled in but o/w clean internally. 22: Mr. Plod and Little Noddy. 1st Ed.1961. Lightly rubbed dj. Boards bright with lightly rubbed edges, corners and spine tips. This Book Belongs To filled in but o/w clean internally. A crisp, bright copy. 23: Noddy and the Tootles. 1st Ed. 1962. Lightly rubbed dj with minor marking to rear panel. Boards bright with minor rubbing. This Book Belongs To filled in but o/w clean internally. A crisp, bright copy. 24: Noddy and the Aeroplane. 1st Ed. 1963. Minor rubbing and marking to dj. Boards bright with minor rubbing. This Book Belongs To filled in but o/w clean internally. A crisp, bright copy.

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        Konkretionen. Heftreihe: Material 3. Redaktion: Daniel Spoerri, Darmstadt.

      - Krefeld, Passagebuchhandlung Jürgen Dahl (Vertrieb), 1958, 8° (quadratisch, 20x21 cm), 31 unnummerierte Blätter, (Ausnahme: Impressum auf der letzten Seite), Original-Pappeinband in schwarz mit Gummi-Ringheftung (von André Thomkins) *Einband am Vorderdeckel minimal lichtrandig, Vorder- und Rückdeckel mit kleinen Fleckchen, untere linke Ecke leicht bestoßen) *Insgesamt schönes Exemplar dieser Erstveröffentlichung. *Fluxus / Konkrete Poesie [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La belle et la bête - Journal d'un film

      First edition, one of 40 numbered copies on vélin pur fil, the only large paper copies.With black and white photographs.A fine copy, as issued. Editions du Rocher Monaco 1958 14,5x19,5cm broché

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        Dr. No.

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1958. FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION, FIRST STATE. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards, silver titles to spine, in pictorial dust wrapper designed by Pat Marriott. This binding without the 'Dancing Lady' design to the upper, being the earlier of the two styles. Copy shows light use only; no inscriptions or price-clipping, page edges a little dusty/toned othwerwise a crisp, clean copy. Near fine. Gilbert A6a (1.1).

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        Quiet Days In Clichy.

      Paris: The Olympia Press, 1956 & 1958 - 2 volumes, quarto. Original grey, yellow and black paper wrappers. First edition; pencil ownership inscription to first free binder's blank and half-title. Spine lightly rolled and creased, slight rubbing to corners, rear inner hinge near to cracking; still a very good copy. Second edition; spine rolled, light soiling to front cover, very light rubbing to tips, front inner hinge cracked; a very good copy. 29 photographs by Brassaï, of which 2 are double-page. First edition, first impression together with a second edition, first impression copy. The first edition printing is the only edition in which the illustrations are printed from the negative on glossy, photographic stock. George Brassaï is the pseudonym of Gyula Halász, the Hungarian photographer and friend of Miller's. Quiet Days in Clichy was banned in the US under pornography laws, alongside a number of Miller's books until 1965, following a series of obscenity trials prompted by the publication of Miller's Tropic of Cancer in 1961. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Autograph musical quotation signed "G. Francesco Malipiero." Three measures, being the opening of the Notturno di canti e balli per orchestra. Notated in black ink on treble and bass clefs on 2 printed staves. In 3/4 time....

      On an album leaf ca. 85 x 218 mm. Dated Asolo (Treviso), February 27, 1958. Slightly worn; creased at fold, with small tape repair to verso, not affecting music. The Notturno was first performed at the Teatro alla Fenice in Venice on September 11, 1957. "Although very uneven, and less influential than Casella and Pizzetti, he was the most original and inventive Italian composer of his generation." John C.G. Waterhouse in Grove Music Online....

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        The Dharma Bums

      New York: Viking, 1958. FIRST EDITION of Kerouac's highly influential sequel to On the Road. "The core of the Beat writers coalesced for a moment in 1956 in San Francisco, and Jack Kerouac captured it in his novel The Dharma Bums (1958). Its central character is the poet and Zen student Japhy Ryder (Gary Snyder), whom the narrator Ray Smith (Kerouac) idolizes for his 'Zen lunatic' lifestyle, combining Zen discipline and aesthetics with freewheeling sensuality. One scene in the novel recounts the Six Gallery poetry reading, at which Snyder, Philip Whalen, Michael McClure, and Philip Lamantia read, and Allen Ginsberg's incantation of Howl did, indeed, scream for a generation about the agonies of 1950s fear and conformity (and fear of conformity, and conformity as a form of dealing with fear). The Dharma Bums, coming fast on the heels of Kerouac's bestselling On the Road (1957), drew a huge readership of the young and aspiring hip, who saw in Ryder/Snyder a new template for living, a chance to go beyond the confines of suburban expectations" (Micozzi, Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine).New York: The Viking Press, 1958. Octavo, original cloth, original dust jacket. Book near-fine; very good dust jacket with some of the rubbing almost ubiquitous with this jacket, tape reinforcements and a small amount of light dampstaining to verso (not visible from the front of the jacket). Very Good / Very Good.

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        Le Rivage des Syrtes

      First edition, one of 40 numbered copies on vergé de Rives paper, tirage de tête.Midnight-blue morocco by P. L. Martin (dated 1958), pastedowns and endpapers of yellow-ochre calf, gilt fillet to edges of covers, gilt roulettes at head and foot, all edges gilt, covers and spine preserved, slipcase edged in midnight-blue morocco.The novel was awarded the Goncourt prize, turned down by the author. The previous year, in a pamphlet called "La Littérature à l'estomac [Literature in the Gut]", Gracq had denounced the commercial system surrounding literature, notably criticizing literary prizes.Provenance : library of R. & B. L. with ex libris.A handsome copy of Gracq's most famous novel in a splendid triple Jansenist binding by Pierre-Lucien Martin.               José Corti Paris 1951 In-8 (13x19cm) relié sous étui

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        L'envers et l'endroit

      Gallimard. Later edition of 550 numbered copies on vélin labeur paper.Publisher's paper boards with an original design by Paul Bonet.Precious and beautiful inscription from Albert Camus to René Char : " à vous cher René, ces confidences, et une amitié du même cœur, fraternellement. / Albert Camus. / Juin 59"Very nice copy of exceptional provenance.The friendship between Albert Camus and René Char is among the most touching and most fruitful in French literature. There was nothing obvious to bring together the Algerian journalist and author and the Provencal poet, much less to suggest a mutual affinity. Camus had not come across Char's poetry and Char had no taste for novels, apart from those of Maurice Blanchot.Nonetheless, it is through their respective works that the two artists found out about each other and developed a mutual respect. So - before Camus and Char actually met - they had met through Caligula and Hypnos - both illustrating the poet's responsibility in the face of the violent world."So in our darkness Beauty has no given space. All that space is for Beauty" (Char, Feuillets d'Hypnos).It is this mutual need for Beauty as a political response to the outrageousness of ideologies that united the two artists at the end of the war. Catalyst to their friendship, this first "acknowledgment" inaugurated a twelve-year correspondence, during the course of which their mutual affection grew and revealed an artistic convergence:  "I believe that our brotherhood - on all levels - goes even deeper than we think and feel" (Char to Camus, 3 November 1951)."What a great and profound thing it is to detach oneself bit by bit from all that and all those who are worth nothing and to find little by little over the years and across borders a community of spirit. Like with many of us, who all at once feel ourselves finally becoming of 'the few'" (Camus to Char, 26 February 1950).These 'few' are a reference to a quotation from Gide: "I believe in the virtue of small numbers; the world will be saved by a few," whom Char and Camus tried to bring together in establishing the Empédocle review: "It is perhaps time that 'the few' Gide talked about came together," as Camus wrote to Guilloux in January 1949. They published writing by Gracq, Melville, Grenier, Guilloux, Blanchot, Ponge, Rilke, Kafka, and so on. However, internal dissension soon engulfed the review and they abandoned the project together.  Their friendship, however, remained unblemished. The two men met regularly in Provence, where Char was from and - thanks to him - Camus' adopted home.They showed each other their manuscripts and confided in each other with their doubts: "The more I produce the less sure I become. Night falls ever thicker on the artist's path, his way. Eventually, he dies completely blind. My only hope is that there is still light inside, somewhere, and though he cannot see it, it continues to shine nonetheless. But how can one be sure? That is why one must rely on a friend, one who knows and understands, one who is walking that same path."   They inscribed works to each other (the reprints of Feuillets d'Hypnos and Actuelles) and in each new copy wrote inscriptions in which they both reinforced their comradeship in arms and in spirit. "to René Char who helps me live, awaiting our kingdom, his friend and brother in hope," (manuscript of The Plague)."For Albert Camus, one of the very rare men I admire and love and whose work is the honor of our times. René Char," (Fureur et mystère)"[to RENÉ CHAR], fellow traveler, this guidebook to a mutual voyage into the time of men, waiting for noon. Affectionately, Albert Camus," (Actuelles I)"For Albert Camus, whose friendship and work form a Presence that illuminates and fortifies the eyes," (Art bref)."Oh if only poets would agree to become again what they were before: seers who speak to us of all that is possible... If they only gave us a foretaste of virtues to come. Nietzsche.""To René Char, brother of the undersigned, with whom he has been there all the way, with admiration and affection from his friend / Albert Camus."This copy was doubtless inscribed in October 1953 along with the other "bound" copies (the Prassinos binding - cf. letter of the 23 October 1953).Camus had already presented Char with a first copy of this ode to his homeland, first published in 1939, well before their meeting: "To René Char, to bring back for us those years in which I did not know him, but which already held within them the reasons for our friendship."This second inscription on "these first Nuptials," underlines how this youthful work which celebrates the "nuptials of man with the world," is a precocious revelation of what they would go on to call their "fraternity with the planet".On Camus' death, Char published La postérité du soleil, the work they wrote together in 1952, an homage to their friendship and to that "hinterland which is the image of our own, invisible to others."A very attractive copy with an exceptional provenance. Gallimard Paris 1958 11,5x18cm reliure de l'éditeur

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        Metamorphoses in Fifteen Books.

      Verona: pritned for the members of the Limited Editions Club at the Officina Bodoni,, 1958. Translated into English verse under the direction of Sir Samuel Garth by John Dryden, Alexander Pope, Joseph Addison, William Congreve and other eminent hands. Octavo. Original cloth backed boards, gilt title label, patterned paper sides, top edge yellow. With the dust jacket. Housed in the publisher's card slipcase. Etched engravings by Hans Enri. Fine, but for a few trivial marks to slipcase and very minor wear to its corners. First edition thus, copy 674 of 1,500 copies signed by engraver Hans Enri and the publisher Giovanni Mardersteig, the "Garth Translation" of Ovid's Metamorphoses, which was original collected and edited in 1717, here finely printed at the Officina Bodoni

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        Lolita

      Olympia press israel 1958 - Rare edition of Lolita printed in Israel by the olympia press, , it is a softcover book, and as such has suffered over the years, text is clean but outside covers are dirty, some writing on the books back cover, greek numbers as previous owner was in the merchant navy on a greek registered ship and purchased this in Israel, book is skewd., front cover has marks on it, , two small strips of blank paper missing from pages 15 and 16, and preceeding blank page with title part 1. The number 1062 imprinted on inside of rear cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Das graphische Werk.: Herausgegeben mit Unterstützung der Deutschen Akademie der Künste zu Berlin.

      Hamburg, Hauswedell & Co., 1958. - 4°. 190 S., 1 nn. Bl., m. zahlr. Abb. OLwd., (Einband ger. lichtrandig). (Werkverzeichnis, Bd. II). Erste Ausgabe des zweiten Bandes des Werkverzeichnisses. Eins von 600 numerierten Exemplaren. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        YERTLE THE TURTLE

      - SEUSS,DR. YERTLE THE TURTLE and other stories. NY: Random House (1958). 4to (8 1/4 x 11 1/4"), glazed pictorial boards, Fine in lightly worn and frayed dust wrapper (with closed margin mend and price intact). 1st edition. A nice copy. Younger / Hirsch 82. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Someday Somewhere ( Aru hi aru tokoro)

      Tokyo: Geibi Shuppansha, 1958. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Cloth hardcover with mustard-colored spine with black Japanese title; black cloth-covered boards; no jacket; mustard-colored endpapers; 168 pages; 178 b&w photos; 7 color photos. Very good plus condition : light bump to top back corner of binding, otherwise fine. New plastic protective jacket. Not available for international shipping..

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        Methuselah's Children

      New York: Gnome Press, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing, first issue binding. Very Good in a first state dust jacket with publisher's address on rear panel reading "80 East 11th St., New York 3." Boards show rubbing at edges with small areas of exposure along the bottom; edges lightly dinged. Pages heavily toned. Dust jacket shows chipping and edge wear, toning and light soiling. A nice copy in a first state dust jacket with price intact.

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        25 Offprints from Nobel Prize Winner R. G. Edwards 1958-1964 in-vitro fertilisation

      Various 1958-1964. PAMPHLET. A large group of rare original offprints by Robert Edwards . "In 2010, Edwards was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for the development of in vitro fertilization"" Wikipedia. Some offprints include the following authors: B. M. Cattanach, J. L. Sirlin, Ruth E.. Fowler, A. H. Gates, D. S. Falconer, R. C. Roberts, M. R. Young, Everett D. Wilson, A. G. Searle, R. C. Valentine, L. C. Ferguson, R. R. A. Coombs. List of individual offprints available. Most have Robert H. Foote ownership stamp, and underlining and some annotation by the Cornell In-Vitro Fertilization researcher. * . Very Good.

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        Paraprosodies précédées de 7 dialogues

      - Editions du Rocher, Monaco 1958, 12,5x24,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 40 copie numerate su pergamena BFK Rives, solo carta di grandi dimensioni. Bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 40 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin B.F.K. de Rives, seuls grands papiers. Bel exemplaire.

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        On My Own

      New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1958. First Edition, Advance Presentat. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition. Advance presentation copy signed by Eleanor Roosevelt on tipped in sheet, stating "This copy of On My Own is one of those signed by Mrs. Roosevelt for advance presentation to friends of the author and publisher." Very Good with fading to spine and uneven fading to cloth, ding to top edge of boards, short erased pencil notation to rear paste down, lacking the dust jacket.

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        One Ear" (Bullfight Series)

      Paris: 1958. Oil on canvas. 32 x 23.5 inches. 81 x 60 cm. Signed and dated lower right. It has his name B. Childs and address 4, rue de l'université on the verso of the canvas and the notation "7.61." Small scratch in the image. There is a label on the "museum grade honeycomb mounting panel": Conservation of Art LLC. 24127 (Childs 1567) . From the collection of the late San Francisco artist Vesta Kirby (1936-2016) who was a designer at SOM and the studio and restoration assistant and to Gordon Onslow Ford (1981-1992). Bernard Childs, son of Russian immigrants, was born in Brooklyn/New York in 1910. In the daytime, he earned his living doing occasional jobs and at night he attended Kimon Nicolaides' drawing lessons at the Art Students League. A severe financial situation forced Childs to abandon his artistic work. He did not restart drawing until his military service during world war II. Around 1947 he attended Amédée Ozenfant's class in New York. During the 1950s and 60s he often travelled, lived in Italy, Paris and Japan for a longer period. In the 1950s he developed an abstract picture language, in which he worked with archetypical signs and symbols and with the methods of surrealistic automatism. Since 1955 he also attended to printed graphics, which accompanied his painting. Childs used electrically powered tools to work on his plates. This way he lent velvet-like structures and a vivid, skillful line direction to his prints. Between 1966 and 1977 he alternately lived in Paris and New York. Bernard Childs' artistic work was extraordinarily complex.

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        Roemsche historie oft gesten, . . . nu erstmael in onser Nederlantscher spraken ghedruckt.Antwerp, (colophon: printed by Jan Grapheus and sold by Jan Gymnicus), August 1541. Folio. With the title-page and each of the 3 part-titles in a frame built up from 4 woodcuts (part 2 with different blocks than the others), well over 200 woodcuts in the text (including repeats). Late 17th-century calf, richly gold-tooled spine.

      - Belg. Typ. 1958; BMC STC Dutch, p. 123; Funck, p. 401; Machiels L404; USTC 403306; not in Bibl. Belg. First Dutch edition of Livius's classic history of Rome, beautifully illustrated with hundreds of woodcuts, many measuring about 12×14 cm. Written about AD 10, it is the most extensive work to survive from classical antiquity, and the present translation for the first time acquainted a wider audience in the Low Countries with the "knightly, manly deeds" (as the title puts it) of classical heroes. The woodcuts provide a fascinating view of clothing, architecture, military and other equipment, boats and sometimes trades and other human activities. The view they provide is not of classical Rome, however, but of the early sixteenth-century, for the artists made very little attempt at historical accuracy. A few showing battles, sieges, councils, visitations, etc. are used many times to illustrate different events, but others more specifically reflect the subjects of the text. So we see a hundred-and-twenty-foot dragon, the death of Archimedes, the use of elephants in battle, the burning of books (very topical in 1541!) and many other lively scenes.Owner's entry on title-page, partly erased. Leaves *2-5 misbound, title-page and leaf 207 detached, water stains, affecting the text in the first and last few quires. Front hinge and head and foot of spine damaged. Overall in good condition. An influential and beautifully illustrated edition of a great classic.

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        Le forchette di Munari - Les fourchettes de Munari - The Munari's forks

      La Giostra (Arti grafiche F. Ghezzi), 1958. In-8° stretto (210x70mm), pp. 68 nn., brossura editoriale in b.n. con illustrazione fotografica raffigurante una forchetta. Illustrato in b.n. con 28 disegni di Munari al solo recto dei ff. con sue singolari variazioni sulle forchette. Sovraccoperta in acetato trasparente. Perfetto stato. Prima edizione. "Queste variazioni sulla forchetta, anzi sulla forchetta come "prolunga" della mano, sono state disegnate da Bruno Munari senza nessun scopo pratico, solamente per far giocare la fantasia su di un tema apparentemente arido". Testi in italiano, inglese, francese e giapponese. Maffei, Munari. I libri, p. 96. Plurilingue

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        ROMEE OU LE PELERIN MODERNE A ROME

      DESCLEE DE BROUWER ET CIE, Paris 1958 - Francese Foto in nero della statua di S.Pietro all'antiporta, fino a pag. 180 traccia di vecchia umidità da metà pagina sino bordo inferiore, le altre in buonissimo stato di conservazione, con cartina e pianta ripiegate, coperta semirigida in tela verde con fregio d'oro al piatto e titoli al dorso leggermente usurara e scolorita ai bordi La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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        Things Fall Apart.

      Heinemann 1958 - UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY FOR FIRST EDITION, a couple of handling marks and a few faint spots occasionally, a couple of passages marked lightly in pencil to the margin, pp. [viii], 185, crown 8vo, original tan wrappers printed to front and backstrip, the front with publication date and price written in blue ink, the stamp of 'Juta & Co Ltd' in Cape Town and '21 Apr 1958' (date of sending?) stamped at foot, a few spots to edges, pencilled ownership inscription to half-title (flyleaf not called for), proof dustjacket chipped at head of backstrip panel with spotting to rear panel and rubbing to extremities, Juta & Co stamp at foot of front flap, good. An important work of post-colonial fiction, set in Nigeria at the end of the nineteenth-century - a scarce proof, the dustjacket of which does not carry the price but otherwise matches the design of the published version. A copy with African provenance, the publisher having offices in Cape Town.

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        Walt Disney: the Art of Animation. The story of the Disney Studio contribution to a new art.

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1958 - Quarto. Original illustrated printed boards, grey cloth spine, illustrated endpapers. With the dust jacket. Housed in a black flat back cloth solander box with Mickey Mouse blocked to front. Mild bumping to corners, minor nick to tail of spine. An excellent copy in bright jacket with chipped and creased extremities, lightly stained rear panel, and a touch of foxing to flaps. Illustrations and photographs in colour and black and white throughout. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Walt Disney on the verso of the front free endpaper, "To Vita Best Wishes Walt Disney." Additionally it is inscribed by Roy Disney and contains the signatures of more than 100 other people in the Walt Disney Studio, including seven of "The Nine Old Men" who were the key animators of the studio, this copy with the signatures of Eric Larson, Frank Thomas, Milt Kahl, Ollie Johnston, Marc Davis, and Woolie Reitherman. The signatures range from the studio nurse to directors of animation. This book seems to have been given as a retirement/going away gift from the studio to Vita Victoria, whom worked in the ink and paint department, which was at the time where the majority of females worked in animation, some artists refereed to it as the "Finishing School" of hand drawn animation. The paint and ink department was responsible for transferring drawings onto celluloids and giving them colour before being sent off to be photographed. A wonderful title which illustrates the family atmosphere the studio was noted for. Truly an exceptional Disneyana piece. [Attributes: First Edition]

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