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        Coronation Everest (Signed By The Author) With The Scarce ‘The Times’ Supplement : The First Ascent Of Mount Everest (Signed By The Author)

      The First UK printing published by Faber and Faber in 1958. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Light pushing at the spine ends. Slight rubbing to lower corners and spine folds. Gilt titling remains bright. A little dustiness to the upper text-block. Free from inscriptions and erasures. Very light remnant paper clip mark to the verso of the upper front blank end paper. The scarce paper WRAPPER is not price-clipped and is in Very Good condition. Moderate edge-wear with a chip to the lower rear panel and a small amount of loss at the upper front spine fold. Creasing and rubbing in places but the colouring remains bright. Publishers' black out mark as called for, to the lower front flap eradicating reference to colour plates (none were included in the final publication). The wrapper remains very attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover. The book has been Signed by the author ( as 'Jan Morris') to the title page. The book is accompanied by the very scarce original 'The Times' Supplement : The First Ascent Of Mount Everest issued in July 1953 detailed with B/W photos and text over 32 pages. The supplement is complete and is in Very Good++ or better condition. Toning to the paper stock and mild edge-wear in places. The supplement has also been Signed by Jan Morris to the upper front cover. Morris accompanied Hunt's climbing party as the then anonymous special correspondent of 'The Times'. Morris has gone on to become a highly acclaimed and respected travel writer. A very scarce and collectible set of items marking one of the great mountaineering achievements of the 20th century. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

      [Bookseller: Ashton Rare Books ABA PBFA]
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        Bear Called Paddington

      1958 - BOND, Michael. A Bear Called Paddington. London: Collins, 1958. Octavo, original rose cloth, original dust jacket. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $8200.Scarce first edition of readers' introduction to "a very rare sort of bear" from the heart of darkest Peru, inscribed by the author on title page, "To David, with all good wishes, Michael Bond, 7th December 2010.""Ideal fare for young children" (Eyre, 70). "Paddington's appeal came not only from the hilarious situations and mishaps in which he found himself". but also from Peggy Fortnum's pen-and-ink sketches, which capture Paddington's bewitching charm and combination 'little boy/small bear' character". Bond's books recognize the everyday worries of small, accident-prone children and treat their fears with compassion, wit and laughter" (Silvey, 70-71). Connolly, 60. Light foxing to first and final few leaves. Bright dust jacket with light rubbing to spine ends, a few short closed tears. A near-fine copy of a charming and scarce modern children's classic, desirable inscribed by Bond. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        The Galilee Hitch-Hiker

      White Rabbit Press, San Francisco 1958 - Original printed wrappers, an inner, red typographic cover, and an outer wrapper of light translucent vellum, with a reproduced drawing by Kenn Davis. One of 200 copies, printed by Joe Dunn. Brautigan's first book, preceeded by a rare leaflet. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed

      1958 - HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Autograph letter signed. Ketchum, Idaho: October 27, 1958. Octavo, one leaf measuring 6-1/2 by 9-1/4 inches, written on both sides for two pages. $16,500.Fine autograph letter signed from Hemingway to a bookseller detailing an order of books he would like shipped to him, including Graham Greene's Our Man in Havana, a biography of Steven Vincent Benet, and multiple copies of several of his own titles, two of which were out of print at this point in his life. "Will you also have the following sent by ordinary post:The Territory Abroad""Harcourt""Wayne MorrisThe Deep SleepThe Huge SeasonThe Field of Vision""Wayne MorrisSteven Vincent Benet""Yale University""Charles FentonOur Man in Havana""Graham GreeneThe Rainbow Comes and Goes""Diana Cooper3 copies of The Green Hills of Africa3 copies of The First Forty-Nine Stories2 copies For Whom the Bell Tolls2 ". Torrents of Spring2 copies A Farewell to Arms[page 2]Also another copy of Fighting Indians of the West. Thank you very much, Yours very truly,[signed] Ernest Hemingway . Mr. Palmer has made pencil checkmarks and other notations next to the various titles, presumably as he filled the order for his customer, including noting "O.P." next to the out-of-print titles The Deep Sleep and Hemingway's The First Forty-Nine Stories and Torrents of Spring. Two tiny holes to center of leaf, just affecting the "p" in "published." A near-fine autograph letter providing an intriguing glimpse of Hemingway's literary regimen. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Madrigaux, Sextines, Ballades, Sonnets, Chants. Gravures de Pierre-Yves Trémois

      Paris, les Cent Bibliophiles, 1958. 1 vol. in-folio. En feuilles, couverture illustrée, sous chemise et étui.Gravures imaginées au bord de la fontaine de Vaucluse.Tirage à 138 exemplaires sur vélin teinté de Montval. Exemplaire numéroté et nominatif. Illustré de 28 illustrations originales gravées en taille douce, dont deux à double page de Trémois.Bel exemplaire, sans rousseur.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Gaëlle Cambon]
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        Autograph Letter Signed.

      - This legendary R & B tenor hit the charts in the mid-50s with the Drifters and such hits as "Money Honey," "Such a Night" and "Honey Love" before going solo. ALS, 1p, 8½" X 11", New Rochelle, NY, 1958 January 2. Addressed to Donald. Very good. Yellowed tape stain at each corner and one (1¼") at each side. On delightfully corny letterhead of "Clyde McPhatter's Tune Shop," this rare letter was written shortly after his split from the Drifters and the height of his fame as a soloist. A gracious letter to an admirer, reading in part: "Hope that you will like the little verse, that I am sending you. Very sorry that I don't have any pictures at this time, hope when you write again I'll have some on hand. So until then be good." Bold full signature. The alcoholic McPhatter died of a heart attack at age 39, making his autograph material quite uncommon. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        PITTURE ITALIANE DEL RINASCIMENTO. Elenco dei principali artisti e delle loro opere con indice dei luoghi. LA SCUOLA VENETA.

      Londra 1958. 2 voll ril. in tela con sovr., cm 27x19, Vol. I: pp 214 di t., 1 tavv a colori applic. e 628 tavv. b/n f.t.; Vol. II: pp 45 di t., 1 tavv a colori applic. e 705 tavv. b/n f.t. Ottimo esempl.

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        The Bell

      London, England: Chatto and Windus, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine+/Fine. 320 pp. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Inscribed by the author to her good friends Chantal and Brian Hobson: 'To Brian and Chantal- forthcoming delight' Iris Murdoch. A whisper of bumping to spine extremities. With intact Book Society Choice November 1958 paper banner around book. DJ is price-clipped. In protective cover. Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) was an Irish born English philosopher, novelist, critic and academic. She is considered one of the greatest British writers of the twentieth century. This was her fourth novel. Please see our other special signed and association Iris Murdoch copies in stock.

      [Bookseller: Come By Chance Books (IOBA)]
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        LUST IS A WOMAN

      Beacon [Universal Publishing and Distribution Corp., N.p. [New York] 1958 - Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. Beacon #B175. Paperback original. Author's name misspelled Williford on the front cover. A fine copy in wrappers, some very light edge rubbing, light crease to spine. Uncommon in superior condition. (8492) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Esame medico della vita e della passione di Cristo

      EDIZIONI PAOLINE, MILANO 1958 - ITALIANO Versione dallo spagnolo di N. Morando; brossura editoriale illustrata; segni di usura in copertina, rovinata ai margini, nel testo, in alcuni punti molto sottolineato ed appuntato

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        Cahiers de civilisation médiévale. X-XII ème siècles. Tête de collection.

      Poitiers, Centre d'Etudes Superieures de Civilisation médievale, 1958-1969. Brochés, couvertures imprimées.. 21/27 cm., 76 vols., 100pp/vol. env.. Bel ensemble en très bon état du numéro 1 en 1958 jusqu'àu numéro 75 de 1976. A partir de 1969, un cinquieme volume (bibliographie) s'ajoute aux 4 numéros trimestriels. deux numéros sont manquants à notre collection : n° 57 de 1972 & n° 72 de 1976. Les Cahiers de civilisation médiévale sont une revue trimestrielle éditée depuis 1958 par le CESCM et dédiés à tous les aspects de la civilisation romane (Xe-XIIe siècles). Accordant une attention particulière à l?actualité bibliographique, les Cahiers rendent compte chaque année de plus de deux cents titres en publiant des recensions de monographies et éditions de sources ainsi que des tables des matières d?ouvrages collectifs. Attention poids élevé, frais de port en rapport.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Traits et Caracteres]
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        Courrier DADA, suivi d'une bio-bibliographie de l'AUTEUR par POUPARD-LIEUSSOU (avec gouache)

      1958 Paris Le Terrain Vague 1958 - numéro 45 des 49 sur papier Roto-Crème bien comprit de la gouache (après un ex. avec gouache + disque sur papier Zuber-Rieder) - 19,2 x 14,2 cm - 158 +[2]pgs - couverture d'éditeur + gouache, signée par Hausmann - illustrations n/bl - bel ex - Raabe ne mentione que l'édition courrante 111.4 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: A. Van Zaelen antiquariaat]
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        Gnomon. Kritische Zeitschrift für die gesamte Klassische Altertumswissenschaft. Band 30 (1958) bis 62 (1990) und 68 (1996) bis 83 (2011). - 49 Jahrgänge in Jahrgangsbänden bzw. je 8 Heften.

      C. H. Beck 1958-2011, München - Gr.-8vo. Mit einigen Abb. Hlwd. (17 Jge.), Lwd. (9 Jge. mit 9 Beibänden) m. geprägt. Rückentitel sowie OBrosch.-Hefte m. Deckel- u. Rückentitel. Bd. 30-46 in grüner Hlwd. sauber u. sehr gut erhalten (1 Inhaltsverzeichnis lose beiliegend, bibliogr. Beigaben teils beigebunden); Bd. 47-49 in OBrosch.-Heften; Bd. 50-58 in roter Lwd. als ordentlich ausgeschiedenes Bibl.-Ex. mit getilgtem Stempel u. Spuren v. Sign.-Schildern. (sauber u. ordentlich, die bibliographischen Beilagen separat gebunden, nur in diesen zahlr. Anstreichungen); Bd. 59-62 und 68-83 in OBrosch.-Heften (bei allen Brosch-Heften Inhaltsverzeichnisse bis auf letzten Bd. beiliegend, sämtlich ohne bibliogr. Beil., teils geringe Lagerspuren, ganz selten leichte Gebrauchsspuren). - Vollständige Folge von 1958 bis 1990 und von 1996 bis 2011 (ohne Bd. 63-67, 1991-1995). - Versand- oder Lieferkosten auf Anfrage (ca. 75 kg). 75000 gr.

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        Flash and Filigree (First Edition, review copy)

      Coward-McCann, New York 1958 - First American Edition. First issue, tan boards and price of "$3.50" on the front jacket flap. REVIEW COPY, with slip and author photograph laid in. Photograph by Avakian. Southern's first novel. Light foxing to the top edges and jacket verso, and a hint of toning to the jacket, else Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. A few faint stains to the photograph at the verso. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Time capsule 6958

      Roma , L'esperienza moderna,, 1958 - 33 litografie originali incise direttamente su lastra dall'Artista. Con un disegno originale dell'Artista a piena pagina firmato e datato. 8vo. pp. 80 non numerate. Significativa dedica firmata dall'Artista sull'intera prima pagina (febbraio 1992), con un disegno originale anch'esso firmato (Substantial inscription with an original drawing signed by the Artist). . . Prima ed. di 200 es. numerati e firmati dall'A. . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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        10 jaar Elseviers Weekblad en Bantzinger Oct. 1948 - Oct. 1958

      Amsterdam, Eigenverlag 1958 - Folio-Leinen-Album. *"Op 9 0ctober 1948 in nummer 41 van de 4e jaargang stond mijn eerste illustratie bij een verhaal door Lee Rogow. In de tien jaren die volgden heb ik met veel plezier honderden tekeningen voor Elsevier Weekblad gemaakt. Om dit voor mij zo belangrijke feit te herdenken, stelde ik dit album samen, zijnde een verzameling van 36 lichtdrukken naar schetsen die alle getekend zijn tijdens redactiemaaltijden". CAB. - Van dit album zijn slechts drie exemplaren vervaardigd en bestemd voor de Heren: P. van Eck, W.G.N. Keizer, en Dr K. Bos. Dit exemplaar is opgedragen aan P. van Eck * October 1958. [Portretten van o.a. Gotfried Bomans, Eppo Doeve, Piet de Keizer, Jo Spier, Piet Bakker, Maurice Roelandts, Ina v.d. Beugel, Michel v.d. Plas, etc.etc.] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Trio-Abend im Beethoven-Haus, am Sonnabend, den 20. September 1958 um 20 Uhr: Sandor Vegh, Violine - Pablo Casals, Violoncello - Mieczyslaw Horszowski, Klavier.

      Bonn, Beethoven-Haus, 1958. OProgrammzettel (Doppelblatt). Mit den eighd. Signaturen aller drei Beteiligten. - Geringe Gbrsp. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Musik; Signatur

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        DR. NO (First state boards)

      JONATHAN CAPE 1958 - Jonathan Cape, London 1958 First Edition, First Printing Scarce, crisp Near Fine copy. First state variant in the plain black boards without the dancing lady. The book is in crisp, beautiful condition variant without the dancing woman to the front board. Bright, unfaded, silver titles to spine. The boards have sharp corners and no edgewear. The binding is tight and square. No dry, nor splitting spine. The end papers are clean with no inscriptions, with but one very tiny illegible owner name, no bookplates, and no book store stamps. The internal pages are bright, flat and clean with no stains, no writing, no bent pages, no foxing and no age toning. Beautiful crisp clean book internally appearing as unread. Please see images. The original handsome first edition dust jacket benefited from very some very very slight restoration to only the outer tips of the spine by an expert paper conservator and as such presents in near fine condition. The jacket has strong vibrant colors with No edgewear, No rips, No chips, No stains, No rubbing, No fading, and No foxing. Unusually bright white rear panel and titles to the spine. The dust jacket is NOT price clipped and has a stated price of 13s. 6d. net. The jacket is enclosed in a new clear removeable archival cover. Please see images. A handsome, striking clean example of this title presenting very well with the stunning jacket. Additional images available upon request. Please see our Abe store for additional Fleming/Bond titles. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
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        Dr. No

      London Jonathan Cape 1958 - "M still hasn’t forgiven James Bond." FLEMING, Ian. Dr. No. London: Jonathan Cape, [1958]. First edition, with brown-stamped "girl" on top board (no priority). Octavo (7 7/16 x 5 inches; 189 x 127 mm). [1]-256 pp. Full black textured paper over boards. Front board with brown-stamped "girl" and spine lettered in silver. With original pictorial dust jacket designed by Pat Marriott. Edges of text block a bit soiled, mainly the top edge. Binding very slightly skewed. Jacket with some darkening to edges. Back panel a bit soiled. Head and tail of jacket spine a bit chipped. One small chip at top of jacket between spine and front panel. Overall a very good copy. "There is no firm priority established regarding the brown stamping of the girl figure on the top board, but she is continued through the second and third editions. Fleming knew of the variant, giving an example of each to the Lilly library without mentioning priority." (Biondi and Pickard). HBS 65996. $1,250 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heritage Book Shop, ABAA]
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        Dr. No [three copies in varying bindings]

      London: Jonathan Cape 1958 - FIRST EDITION, First Impressions. An example of each of the commercially available bindings used for the first impression, comprising FIRST STATE BINDING A, being plain black Linson material; FIRST STATE BINDING B, being plain black Fabroleen material; and the SECOND STATE BINDING, being black Fabroleen material blocked with 'Dancing Lady' design in brown. All three bindings have silver stamping to spine and plain white endpapers. Used copies with some light wear to covers, some edge-spotting, no inscriptions, all lacking jackets. First mentioned binding has a small pen mark to lower edge and endpapers neatly replaced. Each book contains a bibliographical note in pencil. Binding A in particular is most elusive in commerce and to my knowledge no such set has previously been offered for sale. Gilbert A6a (1.1)-(1.3) [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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        Dr No

      Jonathan Cape, 1958. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. first issue in an original first issue jacket. the jacket is shelf rubbed and a little marked. there is a small chip at the bottom of the rear panel and the top of the spine is a little frayed with small nicks. it still presents very well in cellophane. the book has the 'dancing lady' on the front board. there are no inscriptions and the book is in very good condition indeed. the front and rear end page edges are a little wavy. the binding is excellent

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        Rocket Summer. A musical outline

      [New York]: Alert, 1958. Light toning to edges, old tape adhesion on front wrapper. 4to. 49 pp. Mechanically reproduced typescript, clean and unmarked. Original printed wrappers closed with three contemporary brass clasps. Based upon stories taken from Ray Bradbury's 'The Martian Chronicles,' the musical outlined here was never produced. This outline appears to be the earliest attempt to adapt Bradbury's story into a musical. Bradbury himself, along with seasoned screenwriter Sidney Carroll and Oscar-winning film director Leonard Rosenman, outline a proposed adaptation in detail. Attempts to make "Rocket Summer" into a musical thus took place earlier than previously thought. Lerner and Loewe famously were turned down in the 1960s when they asked Bradbury to adapt his story -- and it did not reach the stage until 2008, composed by Daniel Levy and with a libretto by Elizabeth Margid. This copy was that of screenwriter Sidney Carroll. An absolutely unique Bradbury item, with no other copies traced. Due the abandonment of the project, this copy retained by Carroll may well be the only copy extant.

      [Bookseller: Riverrun Books & Manuscripts]
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        Escuela del Sur. Publicación del Taller Torres-Garcia. Nos. 1, 2 y 3. Revista completa

      Montevideo, Taller Torres-García 1958 - Colección completa de tres números de esta publicación, que supone la continuación a la Revista Removedor. Publicada entre 1958 y 1961. Muy rara completa. El número 3 es muy difícil de encontrar. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Largine]
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        British Imperialism in Southern Arabia. New York, Arab Information Center, November 1958.

      1958. 8vo. (4), 86 pp. With 3 folding maps. Original printed wrappers. Informational publication issued by the New York Arab Information Center - The Research Section to argue the Arab cause among U.N. delegates, with contributions by Fathalla El Khatib, Khalid I. Babaa, Ism Kabbani and Omar Halig. Articles include "British Penetration and Imperialism in Yemen", "British Aggression Against the Imamate of Oman", and the "Buraimi Dispute". - Old ownership "M. Cain" to front cover; Arvada I.R.C. stamps. Information Papers Number 6.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        Il Gattopardo

      Milan: Feltrinelli Editore,, November 1958. Octavo. Original yellow boards, titles to spine and front in black, illustration to front in brown. No jacket as issued. Contemporary ink gift inscription to front free endpaper. Covers a little dust soiled, internally a little toned around the margins, but a smart copy in excellent condition. Neapolitan bookseller's ticket to rear cover. First edition, first printing (one of 2,000 copies printed on 25 October but bearing the November date on the colophon). First printed in English in 1960, and the basis for Visconti's epic film starring Burt Reynolds, Alain Delon and Claudia Cardinale, this is the scarce first edition, printed in a relatively small edition a year after the author's death. Lampedusa failed to get his brilliant tragicomic satire of Sicilian aristocratic life during the Risorgimento published in his lifetime, and when it was published it was immediately attacked from both the Right (for his portrayal of aristocratic lassitude and decadence) and the Left (for his ruthless send-up of the Italian unification, and his depiction of the Sicilian proletariat in all their lumpenness: "They are coming to teach us good manners, but they won't succeed, because we think we are gods."). Before too long, however, the quality of the novel was acknowledged, and in 1959 it won Italy's most prestigious literary award, the Strega Prize.

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        Actuelles III. Chronique algérienne (1939-1958)

      Gallimard 1958 - - Gallimard, Paris 1958, 13x20cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des 25 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, le nôtre un des 5 hors commerce et lettrés, tirage de tête. Reliure en demi maroquin rouge, dos à cinq nerfs, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier rouge, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée sur témoins, reliure signée de Goy & Vilaine. Bel exemplaire à toutes marges agréablement établi. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 25 exemplaires numérotés sur Holland papere, le nôtre un des 5 hors commerce et lettrés, tirage de tête. binding en demi maroquin, spine à nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, couvertures et spine conservés, tête dorée, binding signée de Goy & Vilaine. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Discours de Suède

      Paris, Editions Gallimard, 1958 18,7 x 12,2 cm, demi-maroquin gris souris à coins, dos lisse, titre doré, tête dorée, non rogné, couv. et dos cons. (reliure signée d'Alix), 69 pp., 3 ff. n. ch. Edition originale. L'un des 56 ex. exemplaires imprimés sur Hollande (avant 210 ex. sur vélin pur fil Lafuma-Navarre et 50 ex. sur Madagascar hors commerce). Exemplaire parfait, finement relié par Alix. Contient le Discours du 10 décembre 1957 prononcé par Albert Camus à l'Hôtel de Ville de Stockholm à l'occasion de la remise du Prix Nobel de littérature et la conférence du 14 décembre 1957.

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        Breakfast at Tiffany's

      Random House 1958 - Random House, New York 1958. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Printing on the copyright page. Yellow cloth boards. Jacket shows a price of $3.50. Rare Book. Book Condition: Good+, apparent ex-library copy, shelf wear, spots. Jacket flaps pasted in at one time, one stamp at the front endpaper. Date stamp at the rear endpaper, age toning. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+, trimmed jacket along the bottom edge. Surface tears at the reverse of the flaps, tape at the front panel, spots. Rippling at the rear panel. Wrapped in a new mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Coronation Everest (Signed By The Author) With The Scarce 'The Times' Supplement : The First Ascent Of Mount Everest (Signed By The Author)

      The First UK printing published by Faber and Faber in 1958. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Light pushing at the spine ends. Slight rubbing to lower corners and spine folds. Gilt titling remains bright. A little dustiness to the upper text-block. Free from inscriptions and erasures. Very light remnant paper clip mark to the verso of the upper front blank end paper. The scarce paper WRAPPER is not price-clipped and is in Very Good condition. Moderate edge-wear with a chip to the lower rear panel and a small amount of loss at the upper front spine fold. Creasing and rubbing in places but the colouring remains bright. Publishers' black out mark as called for, to the lower front flap eradicating reference to colour plates (none were included in the final publication). The wrapper remains very attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover. The book has been Signed by the author ( as 'Jan Morris') to the title page. The book is accompanied by the very scarce original 'The Times' Supplement : The First Ascent Of Mount Everest issued in July 1953 detailed with B/W photos and text over 32 pages. The supplement is complete and is in Very Good++ or better condition. Toning to the paper stock and mild edge-wear in places. The supplement has also been Signed by Jan Morris to the upper front cover. Morris accompanied Hunt's climbing party as the then anonymous special correspondent of 'The Times'. Morris has gone on to become a highly acclaimed and respected travel writer. A very scarce and collectible set of items marking one of the great mountaineering achievements of the 20th century.

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        Konvolut: 4 Autographen / signierte Briefe an Ernst W. Geisenheyner, 1958

      Berlin, 1958 - 4 1 Blatt maschinenschriftliche Briefe des Nationalrevolutionärs Ernst Niekisch an den Verlagsagenten Ernst W. Geisenheyner in Sachen eines vergrifenen Buches und der Fälligkeit der aufgelaufenen Honorare, jeweils mit blauer Tinte signiert "Niekisch".- Autographen von Niekisch ("Widerstand") sind sehr selten im Handel.- Gelocht.- Oben Bleistiftnotiz von fremder Hand, briefmässig gefaltet // interner vermerk kxx |||| Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 35 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        METHUSELAH'S CHILDREN

      New York: Gnome Press. [1958]. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher?s original black boards with red titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding clean and square, the contents without previous owner?s inscriptions or stamps, the text block a little tanned. Complete with the rubbed and nicked original dustwrapper which has a few tiny chips to the extremities. The dustwrapper is the correct first state with the publisher?s full address at the bottom of the rear panel. Not price-clipped ($3.00 to the top right corner of the upper flap). A rare presentation copy. Inscribed by the author in green ink on the half title ?To Peg and Bob Davis / ?Health, money and the / time to enjoy them? / Bob?. The author has also signed in full on the title page. The recipients Dr. Robert Davis and his wife Peg, were close friends of the Heinleins. The author dedicated his 1956 novel Time For the Stars to their two sons Bill and Rob Davis. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Methuselah's Children.

      Hicksville, NY: Gnome Press,, [1958]. Octavo. Original green boards, titles to spine black. With the dust jacket designed by Lionel Dillon. A fine copy in the dust jacket. First edition, first printing, secondary binding and second state dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. (The first issue was bound in black cloth, and had the publisher's street address, 80 East 11th St., New York, to the rear flap of the dust jacket.)

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        Poster (Children's Spring Book Festival)

      1958 - JOHNSON, Crockett. Poster (Children's Spring Book Festival). New York: Herald Tribune, 1958. Poster measures 17 by 22 inches. $950.Charming poster for Children's Spring Book Festival for 1958 drawn by Crockett Johnson, featuring Harold and his iconic purple crayon.Crocket Johnson's first Harold book-Harold and the Purple Crayon--was published in 1955; he continued to release books featuring Harold and his trusty crayon throughout the fifties and early sixties. This poster for the Children's Spring Book Festival for 1958, sponsored by the New York Herald Tribune, features Harold standing atop a pile of books he has drawn with his purple crayon, putting the finishing touches on a moon at the top of the poster. Fine condition.

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        Dr. No.

      London, Jonathan Cape, 1958 - FIRST Edition. 256 pages. 19,5 cm. Originalleinen mit Originalumschlag (Publisher's Cloth. Spine lettered in silver, with dancing lady on upper cover. Original pictorial dust jacket). Schutzumschlag an den Kanten leicht berieben, hinten leicht fleckig und mit wenigen winzigen Randrisschen. Schnitt ganz leicht stockfleckig. Seiten papierbedingt gering gebräunt. Sonst sehr gutes Exemplar der sehr seltenen ERSTAUSGABE. Der erste verfilmte Roman der James Bond-Serie. / Dust jacket slightly rubbed, with few tiny tears and a bit stained at the back and. Light foxing to edges. Light browning. Else well preserved. Sprache: Englisch. Gewicht in Gramm: 330 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Mémoires d'une jeune fille rangée - La Force de l'age - La Force des choses - Tout compte fait

      1958Paris, Gallimard, 1958, 1960, 1963, 1972. 4 volumes brochés, 3 vol. de 143 x 208 mm et 1 vol de 149 x 218 mm, 359, 622, 687 et 511 pp. EDITIONS ORIGINALES et collection complète de l'ensemble des volumes qui composent les mémoires de Simone de Beauvoir. Tous les exemplaires sont NUMEROTES SUR VELIN PUR FIL NAVARRE, tirage limité respectivement à 150, 115, 125 et 125 exemplaires (second papier après les tirage sur Hollande). Récit de la jeunesse de l'auteur jusqu'à sa rencontre avec Jean-Paul Sartre, "Mémoires d'une jeune fille rangée" ne devait pas connaitre de suite. "Inutile de raconter l'histoire de ma vocation, si je n'essaie pas de dire comment elle s'est incarnée" (Avant propos de La Force de l'âge). "La Force de l'âge" et "La Force des choses" complèteront donc ces mémoires. En 1972, onze ans après la sortie du dernier volet, parait Tout compte fait, ultime volet autobiographique : "Quand a paru mon essai, La Vieillesse, quelques critiques, quelques lecteurs, m'ont reproché de n'avoir pas parlé davantage de ma vieillesse. Cette curiosité m'a semblé souvent relever d'une sorte de cannibalisme plutôt que d'un véritable intérêt. Elle m'encourage néanmoins à compléter mon autobiographie." Collection complète peu courante.

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        Saint Benoit La regle des moines, La vie de saint Benoit par Gregoire le Grand

      Les Editions Du Soleil Levant, 1958. Francese 0,18 Brossura, con copertina rigida, ed aspetto vissuto, con dissolvenza diffusa, macchie da impronte in entrambe piatti e, bordo stanco e piccoli strappi al dorso, conservata, in generale, esterno ed interno, buono stato. USATO

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        SEVILLA (Poesía)

      Papeles de Son Armadans, Cádiz 1958 - 186 pp. 16,5 x 24,5 cm. Retrato del autor. Ilustraciones de Gregorio Prieto Todos los envíos peninsulares se hacen por mensajería, con entrega en domicilio. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros del Reino Secreto]
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        La Bête du Vaccarès.

      Marseille, Les bibliophiles de Provence 1958. In-4° en ff sous couverture illustrée, chemise et étui illustrés. 27 lithographies originales en couleurs de Raymond GUERRIER. Tirage limité à 200 exemplaires numérotés, tous sur grand vélin de Rives. Celui-ci porte le numéro I et est enrichi de l'une des 40 double suites a part au format in-folio, en noir et en couleurs, avec la décomposition des couleurs de 2 des planches de l'ouvrage.

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        Kay Thompson's ELOISE AT CHRISTMASTIME

      Random House, NY 1958 - It's Christmastime in New York and Eloise is warm & cozy in her apartment at the Plaza Hotel but as usual, the lively young lady's high energy creates havoc with the other guests and staff of the hotel. Delightful illustrations by Knight who illustrated all the Eloise books. Condition is fairly good with 4-5 pages have a light spot of finger-soil, the words "Merry Christmas" on the rear end papers have been written over in royal-blue crayon and also on the front end papers though these marks were done in heavy black pencil and have been erased though light marks still remain. The extremities of the covers are a bit rubbed. VERY RARE; SIGNED BY KAY THOMPSON ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER! [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Les Philippe - Illustré des 2 DESSINS & 27 lithographies & une SUITE & Menu signé de MINAUX

      Les Francs-Bibliophiles, Paris 1958 - - PRESENTATION : in-4 en feuilles sous couverture et emboitage. - ILLUSTRATION : 27 lithographies in et hors texte d'André Minaux. Exceptionnel exemplaire de tête enrichi de deux dessins aux crayons ayant servis à l'illustration, d'une suite des lithographies sur vélin Malacca et du menu enrichi d'une lithographie supplémentaire dédicacée par Minaux. - IMPRIMEUR : Atelier Mourlot. - PAPIER : Vélin Rives. - DIMENSIONS : 37 x 25 cm. - LIMITE : 160 exemplaires, ici un exemplaire exceptionnelement enrichi. - ETAT : Excellent. AUTRES PHOTOS SUR DEMANDE [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        La Gloire de mon Père - Le Chateau de ma Mère - Le Temps des Secrets.

      Monte-Carlo, Pastorelly 1958 - 1965. 3 volumes in-8°en ff, sous chemises et étui de l'éditeur. Premier tirage de cette trilogie, illustrée de 71 compositions hors-texte, en couleurs d'Albert DUBOUT. Exemplaire numéroté sur vélin satiné à l'état de neuf et bien complet de toutes ses couvertures.

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        The Law Is the Law [La legge è legge (Archive of 194 original photographs from the 1958 film)

      France / Italy: Filmsonor, 1958. Archive of 194 vintage borderless single weight still photographs from the 1958 French-Italian film. Notations on the verso of nearly all photos in holograph pencil, and as many rubber-stamped on the verso crediting photographers Hughes Ronald and Paul Ronald, and The Dial Press agency in Rome. Housed in three vintage French Kodak and Ilford brand photo paper boxes. Included in the archive are four pages of film credits and synopsis, on Cinedis (Paris) company parchment. Seen in the images is starring actor Fernandel, Totò, Génin, actress Nathalie Nerval, and other members of the cast in action, including several scenes from an off-camera cocktail party, and images of the cast and crew during filming. In an imaginary village on the border between Italy and France, a French customs agent (Fernandel) watches every move of an Italian smuggler (Totò), who eventually discovers that the agent is in fact Italian, not French. Shot on location in Italy. Entered into the 8th Berlin International Film Festival in 1958. All photos approximately 7 x 9.25 inches (17.75 x 23.25 cm). Very Good plus overall, photos with moderate curling. Film credits and synopses corner-stitched, Near Fine, and box Very Good plus.

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        Enciclopedia dell'Arte Antica. Classica e Orientale

      Istituto della enciclopedia italiana Treccani, 1958-1966. in-4 7 voll

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        Pour la forme

      Paris , Internationale situationniste,, 1958 - Ebauche d'une méthodologie des Arts. Raccolta degli scritti dal 1954 al 1957. Numerose ill. e tavole in nero. Allegato un opuscolo di 8 pagine contenente gli scritti di A. Jorn ''Contre le fonctionnalisme''. 8vo. pp. 135. . Ottimo (Fine). . Prima edizione di 750 es. numerati. . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Guide to Rockets, Missiles, and Satellites.

      New York, Toronto, London: Whittlesley Hopuse, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.,, 1958. Octavo. Original yellow cloth. With the dust jacket. Diagrams and photographic illustrations in the text throughout. An excellent copy in the jacket, which is somewhat rubbed and creased around the edges with small chips to ends and corners. First edition, first printing, the author's own copy with his ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Scarce. This layman's guide to rocket science, rocket warfare and the incipient space age comes from the library of the author, Dr Homer E. Newell Jr. (1915-1983). Newell was a mathematics professor and author who became a powerful US government science administrator, rising eventually to the third in command of NASA. In the early 1960s he controlled or influenced virtually all non-military unmanned space missions for the free world. He played a significant role in the negotiations which led to the creation of NASA, chairing a committee of rocket and satellite experimenters that drafted a consensus plan for a national space establishment which was presented to Eisenhower's science advisor, and advising the Senate preparedness investigating subcommittee... When the legislation establishing NASA was passed in 1958, Newell was given credit by his peers, including Van Allen, who called him "The Spark Plug" for a strong space science element in NASA. Newell joined NASA in 1958 (the year this book was published), and was successively assistant director for space sciences (1958-1960), deputy director of space flight programs (1960-1961), director of space sciences (1961-1963), associate administrator for space science and applications (1963-1967) and finally associate administrator of NASA, the third ranking position, from 1967 until 1974 (and as such overseeing the Moon Landing.) (1967-1974). In 1965, Newell was awarded the President's Award for Distinguished Federal Civilian Service. He was also commemorated in the Goddard Space Flight Center's Homer E. Newell memorial library, and asteroid 2086 Newell.

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