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        Autograph musical quotation signed "G. Francesco Malipiero."

      - 1 page (ca. 85 x 218 mm). Dated Asolo (Treviso), February 27, 1958.Three measures, being the opening of the Notturno di canti e balli per orchestra. Notated in blackl ink on treble and bass clefs on 2 printed staves. In 3/4 time. 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. The present quotation is from the Editions Salabert, Paris version of the work. Malipiero was an Italian composer and musicologist. "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.

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC]
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        The Memoirs.

      London: Collins, , 1958. Octavo, original rose madder cloth in price-clipped dust jacket. Portrait frontispiece and numerous other plates and maps. Very good, the jacket just a little rubbed and toned. First edition. This copy neatly inscribed on the front free endpaper, "Inscribed for Terence Young by Montgomery of Alamein, May 1959". The recipient was the maverick film-maker who directed the first three Connery Bond movies. During the Second World War, Young served was an intelligence officer attached to the Field Security Section of the Guards Armoured Division, and saw heavy fighting at Normandy and Arnhem. Monty's Memoirs are an autobiography every bit as spiky and controversial as its author, ruffling feathers in the highest places, his comments on Eisenhower's leadership led to a breach in what was once a close friendship. It was inevitably, however, a runaway success. On hearing that Monty's Memoirs had made more money than his History of the English-Speaking Peoples, Churchill is said to have remarked, "I'm not at all surprised that the Field-Marshal lived up to the finest tradition of Englishmen by selling his life as dearly as possible." Not an uncommon book signed or inscribed, but this a particularly nice copy.

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        THE ORDEAL OF WOODROW WILSON

      McGraw-Hill Book Company (1958), New York - Copy #45 of 500 of the special presentation edition SIGNED by the author on the limitation page. The only instance of a former U.S. President writing a book about another former President. Fine in glassine and a close to Fine slipcase [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        NORTH BY NORTHWEST

      [Hollywood]: Loew's / [MGM], 1958. 1-116,124-129 leaves. Quarto. Mimeograph typescript, printed on rectos only of pale green and salmon stock. Bradbound in studio wrappers. Pencil ownership inscription and a few ink annotations on upper wrapper, a few early leaves with ink revisions, else very good. An incomplete copy of a revised draft of this original screenplay, with dated revises spanning the period above. This copy belonged to cast member Pat[rick] McVey, who played Sergeant Flamm. The draft is complete up until page 8 of scene 124, and then resumes briefly to include scenes 128 and part of 129 -- McVey's character appears in scene 127 and he evidently extracted the leaves for his scene, and then, having made his appearance, received no further additions to the script (i.e. scenes 129 through 281). One of Hitchcock's iconic films, NORTH BY NORTHWEST starred Cary Grant, Eve Marie Saint, James Mason, Leo G. Carroll, et al. Lehman was nominated for an Oscar for his script. Screenplays for Hitchcock's major films are generally scarce -- this substantial fragment is not without merit.

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        Phyical Review Letters Volume 1 July 1 - December 15, 1958

      AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOCIETY, FREEPORT, NEW YORK 1958 - gilt on spine, pages clean, US Airforce stamped on inside of front cover and title page, 12 issues (bimonthly) july to december, "containing short communications dealing with important new discoveries or topics of high current interest in rapidly changing fields of research, and abstracts of articles to be published in future issues of THE PHYSICAL REVIEW", additional postage required DATE PUBLISHED: 1958 EDITION: 499 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Points of view

      

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        Storia del teatro

      Garzanti 1958 Opera in quattro volumi. Rilegati in pelle e carta marmorizzata. Scritte e decorazioni su costa e copertina in oro zecchino. Legatura "Rigodi". Copia numero 259 di 300 Stato dell'opera: come nuovo.

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        John Masefield Collection of ephemera (signed), books and photo, including signed carbon copy of "August 1914" poem

      1958. . John Masefield Collection of ephemera include;• Signed mimeo or carbon copy typescript  (ND circa 1914 presumed] of Masefield's famous WWI historic and only war poem entitled "August, 1914". It was the first poem to see print after war was declared. It's a powerful, long and moving poem that connects seamlessly between the beauty of life in the Berkshire landscape and the sadness and tragedy of life in the trenches.The following is quoted from Wikisource John Masefield's Place In English Poetry;"One can think of no other poet since Chaucer so purely English in derivation and in spirit. His intense nationalism has no doubt contributed to the marking down of his talents in some critical quarters, for nationalism nowadays receives a cold scrutiny. Masefield's is of the kind that will not be stared down. Its basis is spiritual, in. . . the heartfelt things past-speaking dearTo unknown generations of dead men.Out of that nationalism of his came the noblest utterance in poetry that the War brought forth. If Masefield had written nothing else besides "August, 1914," his name would be remembered among the English poets. No blustering patriot, no facile glorifier of war, wrote those lines. If men died for love of England they also . . . died (uncouthly, most) in foreign landsFor some idea but dimly understoodOf an English city never built by handsWhich love of England prompted and made good.The mood in which Masefield watched the approach of war, as it is here recorded, is not the eager consecration to which young men like Rupert Brooke gave expression. Masefield's poem has lost nothing of its poignancy in the aftermath of disillusion, because it was written from an embracing vision. It does not ennoble war; it merely perceives it as the agency through which men reach down intoThe depths and sunken gold of being alive." • Issue of Harper's Weekly (12 September 1914) with the "August, 1914"poem. First American publication probably after the September 1 issue of The English Review.• Book with signed drawing of Masefield, 5 June 1931, matching the frontispiece sketch) and American ed. of (New York: Macmillan, 1914), both in very good condition in slightly chipped jackets, with the poem; • Book; English ed. of Philip the King and Other Poems (London: William Heinemann, 1914); • ALS to Mr. Cross, n.d., stating that he hopes to be at the Library on Wednesday and will have to leave after the reading.• ALS to Mrs. or Miss Packard, thanking her for the ticket and hoping to meet her when he comes to the Club (with news clipping of Masefield's poem on Queen Elizabeth's marriage). • TLS to Hilda E. Woodruff, 28 March 1929, in appreciation that his poems have been read by her class of students. • TLS with envelope, post-marked 19 May 1939, to John Chester Adams, Professor of English at Yale University, stating that he is "sending off a book to Mr. Wilcox, with a letter about the poem which you sent to me with your letter of the 2nd of May." • TLS to Mr. Blayney, n.d., thanking him for his letter and the setting of music ("Alas, I am not musical, and must send this back unheard.") and advising him to apply to the Society of Authors. • B&W photo of Masefield looking at a book and standing by a book shelf ("At Home with Poet Laureate in His Eighteeth Year"), Keystone Press Agency, [1958]. Books and documents housed in a light green cloth pictorial clamshell box.John Masefield (1878-1967). Laureate 1930-67. Born in Ledbury, Herefordshire, England, Masefield apprenticed to be a merchant marine officer. While training, he became ill in Chile, returned to England, then worked in factories and bars in the United States. In 1897 he returned to England, working on newspapers and his own writing (poems, stories, and plays). Masefield published his first volume of poems in 1902. He served during World War I in the Red Cross in France and on a hospital ship at Gallipoli. His simple and moving poems include the famous "August 1914"This collection is on consignment with LDRB.

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        Verve Vol IX, Nos 35-36, 1958: The Last Works of Matisse 1950-1954/Dernieres Oevres de Matisse 1950-1954

      Paris: Revue Verve, 1958 Hardcover First edition. Complete Very Good+ hardcover with light wear to the extremities and a moderate bump to one tip; none of the gatefolds are creased. The French edition was not issued with a dust jacket but this copy has a clear acetate wrap which is chipped and torn but has protected the covers over the years. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The summer 1958 issue of Verve, Vol. IX, No. 35-36, the penultimate issue of the famed arts magazine devoted entirely to the last works made by Henri Matisse, between 1950 and his death at the end of 1954. The volume is a work of art itself with 40 bound-in lithographs printed by Mourlot Freres (8 of which are double-page, 2 are three-page, and 3 are four-page) and 38 heliogravure plates finely printed by Draeger Frere (who also printed the text pages.) The cover was reportedly designed by Matisse and the process of converting his cut-outs to lithographs began under his supervision in 1954. Essays by Pierre Reverdy and Georges Duthuit; edited by Teriade (Stratis Eleftheriades.) 186 pages with 8 gatefolds; 40 full-page or multi-page color and b&w lithographs + 38 full-page offset-printed b&w plates; 10.5 x 14.25 inches. Text in French. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

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        Nouveau théatre d'opérations dans la culture

      Paris: Section française de l'I.S., , 1958. Ottimo (Fine). Volantino originale della sezione francese dell'Internazionale Situazionista con la presentazione del programma artistico del movimento (''La dissolution des idees anciennes va de pair avec la dissolution des ancienness conditions d'existence''). In bianco e nero una veduta aerea di Parigi. Senza data ma risalente al gennaio del 1958 [Gérard Berreby, ''Textes et documents situationnistes: 1957-1960'']. Folio (Cm 40x21). . Ottimo (Fine). .

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Nervenruh! Keine Experimente!

      Munchen: Die Situationistische Internationale, , 1958. Ottimo (Fine). Primo manifesto della sezione tedesca dell'Internazionale Situazionista, pubblicato il 1 gennaio 1958 a Monaco, che annuncia la propria nascita. Firmato da Asger Jorn e Hans Platschek. Stampato in nero su foglio fucsia. [Gérard Berreby, ''Textes et documents situationnistes: 1957-1960'']. Cm 30 x 21. . Ottimo (Fine). .

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        OUR MAN IN HAVANA

      

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        Breakfast at Tiffany's

      Random House, 1958 A fine first edition in a fine dust jacket, signed by Truman Capote on a tipped-in page. First Printing stated on the copyright page. Original price and date code on front flaps of the dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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        Broad Peak 8047 m. Meine Bergfahrten mit Hermann Buhl. Mit 60 teils mehrfarbigen Kunstdruckbildern auf Tafeln sowie 5 Kartenskizzen und graphischen Darstellungen.

      Salzburg u.a., Das Bergland-Buch, 1958. 359 + 6 S. OLwd. m. OSch. EA. Mit der Traueranzeige aus den Salzburger Nachrichten und der Blattes des Alpenvereines sowie zum 70.Geburtstag und einem Artikel zum Broad Peak 2007. - OSch. m. kl. Läsuren. Im Ganzen leichte Gbrsp., schönes Exemplar. - Mit dem seltenen Schutzumschlag dieser alpinen Rarität. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Alpinismus

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        SOCIETE PARITYS Et Les TISSUS LEBOTYS. Collection Hiver 1958 - 59

      

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        Lolita

      Paris: Olympia Press. Very Good. FIRST EDITION of one of the most important novels of the twentieth century. WITH IMPORTANT PROVENANCE: From the Bureau Littéraire Clairouin, Nabokov's literary agency who was instrumental in its publication. "Vladimir Nabokov is an artist of the first rank, a writer in the great tradition ... [and] Lolita is probably the best fiction to come out of this country (so to speak) since Faulkner's burst in the thirties. He may be the most important writer now going in this country. He is already, God help him, a classic" (Critic Conrad Brenner, in 1958).Controversial since its conception, Lolita was rejected by American publishing houses until finally accepted by the avant-garde Olympia Press in Paris and published in a fragile two-volume format.First issue, with 900 Francs on rear wrappers and no evidence of later price sticker.WITH IMPORTANT PROVENANCE: with stamp of the Bureau Littéraire Clairouin, Nabokov's literary agency, on front free endpaper of each volume.Nabokov on the Bureau Littéraire Clairouin and the publication of Lolita:"Lolita was finished at the beginning of 1954, in Ithaca, New York. My first attempts to have it published in the US proved disheartening and irritating. On August 6 of that year, from Taos, New Mexico, I wrote to Madame Ergaz, of the Bureau Littéraire Clairouin, Paris, about my troubles. She had arranged the publication in French of some of my Russian and English books; I now asked her to find somebody in Europe who would publish Lolita in the original English. She replied that she thought she could arrange it. A month later, however, upon my return to Ithaca (where I taught Russian Literature at Cornell) I wrote to her saying I had changed my mind. New hopes had arisen for publication in America. They petered out, and next spring I got in touch with Madame Ergaz again, writing her (Feb. 16) that Sylvia Beach 'might perhaps be interested if she still publishes.' This was not followed up. By April 17 Madame Ergaz had received my transcript. On April 26, 1955, a fatidic date, she said she had found a possible publisher. On May 13 she named that person. It was thus that Maurice Girodias, [founder of The Olympia Press], entered my files…" (Nabokov in Strong Opinions).Paris: Olympia Press, 1955. Octavo, original green paper wrappers; custom box. Two volumes. A little edgewear and a few spots of soiling, usual spine creases. An excellent copy with an important provenance of the rare first issue.

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        Binder Trade Marks Schutzmarken von Binder,

      New York, Los Angeles, Montevideo, Beilstein/Wttbg, An Expo Publication, 1958. 1. Auflage, Überwiegend illustriert, ca 85 Seiten (unpaginiert), 4°, beiges illustriertes O Ln im OFolienumschlag SEHR SELTEN! Beiliegend kleine Mappe mit Porträt Josef Binders und Arbeitsproben. Gutes Exemplar. Joseph Binder (* 3. März 1898 in Wien; † 25. Juni 1972 in Wien) war ein österreichischer Grafikdesigner. Von 1922 bis 1926 studierte Joseph Binder Malerei an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Wien bei Berthold Löffler. Er gründete 1921, parallel zu seiner Ausbildung, gemeinsam mit Elisabeth (Lilly) Auböck, Adolf Streit und Friedrich Tauber das nach den Gründungsmitgliedern benannte Grafikatellier ESBETA, das er 1924 als Atelier Joseph Binder – Wiener Graphik weiter führte.Mit Aufträgen von Meinl, Persil, Arabia Kaffee und mit Fremdenverkehrsplakaten etablierte Binder sich als einer der führenden Gebrauchsgrafiker Österreichs. 1934 unterrichtete er in den USA und brachte sein Buch Colour in Advertising heraus. Nach seiner endgültigen Emigration 1938 richtete er in New York ein neues Studio ein.Seit 1996 wird in Österreich jährlich der Joseph Binder Award von designaustria ausgeschrieben. In diesem internationalen Design-Wettbewerb werden in zwei Kategorien Preise und Auszeichnungen vergeben: die Gestaltungsbereiche Grafik-Design & Illustration (2D) im eigenständigen Wettbewerb sowie Raumgestaltung (3D) als Kategorie im Rahmen des Adolf Loos Staatspreises Design im Bereich Produkt-Design. (Quelle: Wikipedia u.a.) Versand D: 5,00 EUR VR 43418, Werbung, i

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat im Baldreit]
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        The Carpentered Hen (Signed)

      NY: Harper & Brothers, 1958. Previous owner's neat name/address to top of ffep. Bound in black cloth and grey boards. Beautiful copy of this, the first edition of the author's first book. In the first state dustwrapper which final sentence ends in "and two small children". Signed by Mr. Updike on a bookplate affixed to the half-title page. One of only 2000 copies in the first edition.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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        I Wanted to Write a Poem (Signed)

      Boston: Beacon Press, 1958. Housed in a VG+ dustwrapper that shows some chipping to extremes, but is overall bright and whole. This book is inscribed by the interviewer, Edith Heal, to Walter Mielcke and then Ms. Heal (who was a long time Rutherford writer/friend of W. C. Williams), had Mr. Williams sign the book (in a stroke-shaken hand) across the front free endpaper. Signed books by Mr. Williams are becoming exceedingly hard to locate. 99 pp.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +.

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        Progress in Medical Virology/ Fortschritte der medizinischen Virusforschung/ Progrès en Virologie médicale (CONVOLUTE of 30 vols./ KONVOLUT aus 30 Bänden) - Bd. 1 - 30.

      Karger; 1958 - 1984. - Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 30 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; ENGLISCH! Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 15000

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        Autograph Quotation 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. AQS, 1p, irregularly-trimmed (roughly rectangular) 8" X 4½", n.p., n.d. [January 1958]. Very good. Yellowed tape stain at each corner and two more small tape stains along right edge, touching slightly upon a couple of words. Curious free verse poem or song lyrics -- whether to one of McPhatter's published songs is uncertain. "I want to walk in the shadow of your arms," it begins. "I want to live by the touch of your lips. I want to be in the River with you, while the sea's calm, I want to live and love I don't want to miss. I want to live with a love that's divine, I want to be with you and give you all my love. I want to say that you are mine. I want to ask faith from the one above." Boldly signed at the conclusion. An unheard-of McPhatter rarity, quite intriguing and exceedingly scarce -- and worthy of further research. The alcoholic McPhatter died of a heart attack at age 39, making his autograph material quite uncommon. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Dr No

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1958. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine silver. With the dust jacket. An exceptional copy in the jacket with a little rubbing and small nick to fold of front flap. First edition, first impression, first state, binding A, in Type B cloth (Linson). The binding is without the "Honeychile" silhouette; this was later added to the front cover to bring it in line with other titles in the series with designs on the front board.

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        Richter, Hans Theo. - "Mutter, ihr schlafendes Kind im rechten Arm".

      - Lithografie / Kreidelithografie, auf Maschinenbütten, 1958. Von Hans Theo Richter. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 42/100. 34,0 x 25,1 cm (Darstellung) / 48 x 31,5 cm (Blatt). Schmidt 396. Unterhalb in Bleistift signiert. Am Blattrand rechts unten Auflagenbezeichnung. - Tadellos erhalten. Hans Theo Richter (1902 Rochlitz ? 1969 Dresden). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1919?23 Studium an der Kunstgewerbe-Akademie in Dresden. 1926?31 Studium an der Dresdner Kunstakademie u.a. bei Richard Müller, Meisterschüler von Otto Dix. 1929 bezog er ein Atelier in Dresden. Ab 1932 freischaffend. Freundschaft mit Karl Kröner und Paul Wilhelm. Ab 1932 Mitglied im Deutschen Künstlerbund. 1933 Auszeichnung mit dem Rompreis des Deutschen Künstlerbundes. 1938 Auszeichnung beim Internationalen Graphikwettbewerb in Chicago. 1941 Dürer-Preis der Stadt Nürnberg. 1943 Besuch bei Käthe Kollwitz in Berlin. 1944?46 Dozent für Grafik an der Staatlichen Akademie für Grafische Künste und Buchgewerbe in Leipzig. 1947?67 Professor für Grafik an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden. Freundschaft mit Josef Hegenbarth und Wilhelm Lachnit. 1956 Berufung zum ordentlichen Mitglied der Deutschen Akademie der Künste zu Berlin. 1959 Wahl zum ordentlichen Mitglied der Bayrischen Akademie der Schönen Künste in München. 1965 Burda-Preis für Grafik in München und Nationalpreis der DDR. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        L'attente

      Botteghe Obscure 1958 - - Botteghe Obscure, Roma 1958, 14x23,5cm, agrafé. - Edition originale imprimée à petit nombre de ce tiré à part. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Maurice Blanchot : "Que votre amitié veuille bien accepter passagèrement ce commencement extrait d'un récit, peut-être destiné à rester inachevé, votre Maurice." Rare et agréable exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à petit nombre de ce tiré à part. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Maurice Blanchot : "Que votre amitié veuille bien accepter passagèrement ce commencement extrait d'un récit, peut-être destiné à rester inachevé, votre Maurice." Rare et agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Fouque und einige seiner Zeitgenossen. Biographischer Versuch.

      Darmstadt, J.G. Bläschke Verlag, 1958,. - 587(4) S., OBroschur. Auflage: 1000 Exemplare. Auf dem Titelblatt mit Kugelschreiber eine mehrzeilige handschriftliche Widmung. Datiert (Bargfeld (?), am 20. VIII. 59) und von Schmidt signiert. WG 2.15. Reihe: tendenz und experiment. Gutes Exemplar. Empfindliche Broschur und fragile Leimbindung. Der Einband lichtrandig. In dieser Form sehr selten. Einbandgestaltung von Gisela Andersch. Handsigned and dedicated by the author. Very rare. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        50 Years of Westvaco Christmas Classics Archive

      West Virginia: MeadWestvaco, West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company. 1958-2007. A collection of 50 books in the Mead-Westvaco American Classics Series also known as The Westvaco Christmas Classics published consecutively between 1958 and 2007. The titles are all octavos in decorated slipcases, near fine with some toning and tiny tears. The volumes were sent out as a limited edition at Christmas by the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company, later MeadWestvaco. Each title is an American Literary Classic that include notable authors such as Benjamin Franklin, Edgar Allan Poe, Herman Melville, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Langston Hughes. Each book features an artfully produced binding and custom illustrated slipcase; later volumes in the series also include interactive extras such as DVDs and music CDs. A handsome collection of 50 years of limited editions. The complete list is available upon request. .

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        LES AMERICANS: PHOTOGRAPHIES DE ROBERT FRANK

      (FRANK, ROBERT). Frank, Robert & Alain Bosquet. LES AMERICANS: PHOTOGRAPHIES DE ROBERT FRANK. Paris: Robert Delpire, Editeur, 1958. First Edition. Oblong 8vo. Illustrated Boards. Photography Monograph. Very Good -/No Jacket - As Issued. 174pp, 83 b&w illustrations. Text in French. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. "The Americans" is the iconic book that established transplanted Swiss photographer/filmmaker Robert Frank's reputation as one of the great socially conscious post-war essayists. Frank's images reveal America as an emerging cold war superpower wrestling with its past as it hurtles toward a decade of tumultuous change. This French edition - "Les Americains" - was published under the supervision of Robert Delpire the year before the American Grove Press, Inc. version, and is the first appearance of Frank's landmark classic in book form. It features a cover illustration by Saul Steinberg, and a lengthy text by poet Alain Bosquet in place of Jack Kerouac's later jaunty contribution. An internally bright, handsome example of the uncommon true first edition (cited on page 39 of Martin Parr and Gerry Badger's "The Photobook: A History Volume II", pages 332-333 of The Hasselblad Center's "The Open Book", and pages 252-253 of "The Book of 101 Books") showing overall very light wear and handling to the glazed boards, a bit of trivial soiling on bottom edge of the textblock, and age-toning along the spine. Additionally, there is some starting of the top front hinge and laminate of the front cover with a tiny spot of fraying alongside at the head of the spine. All in all this is an unusually nice copy of a significant book that has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 025044

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        SOCIETE PARITYS Et Les TISSUS LEBOTYS. Collection Hiver 1958 - 59....

      Paris: Societe Paritys / Lebotys, 1958. 80 pp. 12 color fashion drawings; ~590 pasted and tipped-in fabric samples 16-1/8" x 12-1/8" Light extremity wear to boards; bumping to upper corner of front board; short split to front and rear joints. Page block lightly foxed, foxing/spotting scattered throughout. Few white nylon fabric samples discolored by paste beneath. Fabric samples otherwise clean and bright, with only minor occasional creasing/fraying. Overall, VG....

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        M.S. Hosanger. Kockums Mek. Verkstads AB, Malmø. Sjösättning: 16.4.1958. Gudmoder: Fru Elsa Lundeqvist.

      [Bergen 1958]. Liten tverr-4to. Oppklebete fotografier, på kartong, fra sjøsettningen (29), fra middagen (13) + "Placeringslista" og "Menu", fotografier (18) fra "lunchen för Dir. G. Lundeqvist den 21 april 1958" + "Placeringslista", samt fotograferte oversikt (7) over Kockums Mek. Verkstads 449 nybygg i perioden 1873-1960. Samtidig meget fint helskinnb. i orig. kassett

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        THOMAS SHORT AND THE FIRST BOOK PRINTED IN CONNECTICUT

      Meriden, CT: Bayberry Hill Press, 1958. full leather, dust jacket. Leaf Book. 12mo. full leather, dust jacket. (viii), 28, (3) pages. Limited to 50 numbered copies, being a Keepsake for the Columbiad Club (Not in Leaf Book - Chalmers). The booklet provides a biography of the printer, Thomas Short, information on the printing history of this 1708 imprint, and a six-page facsimile. Loosely inserted in a pocket is an actual leaf from the "Saybrook Platform" of 1710 taken from Harold Hugo's defective and broken-up copy. Hugo printed the collotype reproductions in this book. Not in the published bibliography of leaf books (Disbound and Dispersed, by the Caxton Club). Jacket is toned along edges with some damage along spine. An extremely scarce book.

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        Souvenir of Aden (and Mombasa) circa 1960. [our title]

      Hardcover. Very Good. Approximately 85 photos and 18 postcards. Includes 13 good-sized (18 x 13cm.) professional photos. Most of the other photos are modest-sized (8 x 5.5cm.). Almost all photos (or groups of photos) are briefly captioned. Tied album with softly padded covers and a colorful front cover titled "Souvenir of Aden). Approx. 24 x 27cm. RAF person with wife who seems to have live in a Khormaksar Beach Flat and have vacationed in or near Mombasa in Kenya. All but one of the larger photos are aerial views of Aden. Two photos are of a 50th wedding anniversary in Great Britain in 1958 for one of their parents.

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        On The Road

      Andre Deutsch 1958 - First edition bound in full red morocco. the leather has been tooled to depict the USA and the Empire State Building. Pages very slightly browned towards the edges otherwise a superb copy. No marks or inscriptions. More images available on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Langton Books]
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        On the Road

      Andre Deutsch, London 1958 - Bound in pale red paper-covered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Spine ends a bit crimped and off-setting of front free endpaper, otherwise clean, unmarked and tightly bound. Dust jacket, designed by Len Deighton, is not price-clipped, is lightly soiled, sunned on the spine panel, has chipping and short tears at the ends of folds, and has a very small wear hole on the rear panel. Kerouac's classic novel of the 'Beat Generation'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Americains [The Americans] (First French Edition)

      Paris: Robert Delpire / Encyclopedie Essentielle, 1958. First French Edition, preceding all others. Robert Frank's controversial road trip exploration of post-war America. Quite possibly the most important collection of American photography ever published, and undoubtedly the most influential photobook of all time. The French edition includes 83 black and white, full-page plates juxtaposed with writings and essays by Simone de Beauvoir, Erskine Caldwell, William Faulkner, Henry Miller and John Steinbeck among others. Very Good with no dust jacket as issued. Slight lean, with light foxing to the page edges and endpapers, and some faint dampstaining to the page edges; interior pages and photographs unaffected. Roth 101, pp. 150-151. Parr & Badger Vol. 1, p. 247.

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        The Subterraneans

      New York: The Grove Press, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First trade hardcover edition, first printing. Very Good, with cloth toned at spine and edges, previous owner bookplate to paste down, light paperclip impression at top of several pages, in a Very Good dust jacket with blank white flaps bearing a rubber-stamped price of $3.50, with light edge wear, several short edge tears to the front panel and light rubbing. Though issued simultaneously with a trade paperback and a limited hardcover edition, the first trade hardcover edition appears to be quite rare.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Veinte Litografías Sobre Temas Del Quijote . Prólogo De Luis Astrana Marín.

      Osa Menor, Barcelona 1958 - XX págs. y 20 cuadernillos de 1 h. con texto , 1 lámina y 1 h. en blanco, más colofón y 3 blancas. Todo en papel de hilo especial de calidad superior. Magníficas litografías originales estampadas por Ricardo Carner. Edición única de 100 ejemplares. (nº55). Superior encuadernación firmada por Manuel Bueno a pleno Marroquin. Tapas grabadas al oro. Lomera con nervios y florones. Guardas enmarcadas en piel grabada. Corte superior dorado. Y regia caja de resguardo forrada en paño y con acabados en piel. Size: 33,5 x 26 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dr No.

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1958. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine silver. With the dust jacket. Spine gently rolled, some light foxing to top edge; an excellent copy in the jacket with toned spine, small chip to head of spine, and some marks to rear panel. First edition, first impression, first state, binding A, in Type B cloth (Linson). The binding is without the "Honeychile" silhouette; this was later added to the front cover to bring it in line with other titles in the series with designs on the front board.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Guerillaführer, Arzt. Autor und Ikone der Kubanischen Revolution (1928-1967): Eigenh. Brief mit U. (A.L.S.).

      Ohne Ort, 26. VI. 1958. 8°. 1 S., - Früher Brief des kaum dreißigjährigen "Che" (eigtl. Ernesto Guevara de la Serna) aus der Kampfzeit in der Sierra Maestra, in der kubanischen Provinz Las Villas: "Hugo: Pasare tu informe al C [omandante] G, [General (?)] para que el decida, que debo recordarte que Paz es nuestro mayor capitán. Un p[o]co duro a veces pero justo y muy valiente. - Les mando unos zapatos pero no son para u[ste]d[e]s, sino para quien lo necesite. Te saludo/ Che [.]". - // - Che nahm im Dezember 1956 an der Landung von Castros Revolutionären auf Kuba teil. Er wurde bald Comandante und kämpfte bis 1959 als Anführer im letztlich erfolgreichen Guerillakrieg mit gegen den von den USA unterstützten Diktator Batista. - Che erinnert in unserem Brief seinen Leutnant Hugo del Rio Guerra daran, dass ihr Mitkämpfer Ramön Paz der höhere Anführer ist. Dieser sei manchmal ein wenig hart, aber gerecht und sehr tapfer. Che verspricht, Waffen (hier verhüllend als "zapatos = Schuhe" bezeichnet) zu schicken, die denen gegeben werden sollen, die sie brauchen. - Ramön Paz Borroto (1924-58) fiel am 28. Juli als Comandante nahe Providencia. Erst zum Jahresende sollten die Rebellen die entscheidende Schlacht um Santa Clara gewinnen und die Macht in Kuba übernehmen. - Vom karibischen Klima gebräunt; wenige Randeinrisse. - Briefe Ches noch vor der Machtergreifung der Kommunisten in Kuba und mit direktem Bezug auf den von ihm angeführten Guerillakampf sind von größter Seltenheit. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550

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        Dr. No

      Jonathan Cape 1958 - First British edition, first printing. Second state binding with dancing girl silhouette; First state dust jacket with price 13s 6d net intact. Very Good in a Good dust jacket. Light lean to spine. Edge of page block lightly soiled, else a rather nice copy. Dust jacket shows rubbing at folds and chipping at corners. A nice example of Fleming's sixth James Bond novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MAX ERNST

      Paris: Jean-Jacques Pauvert, 1958. Hardcover. Very Good in chipped and torn plastic dust jacket; edgeworn; top and bottom of boards a bit dirty. 10 x 8.5 x 1.25 inches. Signed by Max Ernst on the half-title page with an inscription (Why not come to the land of birds?) and a small drawing of a bird. From the press of Blanchard of Paris; the photographer is Paul Facchetti; the layout and color printing were personally supervised by Max Ernst, who specially composed the drop caps of the chapter heads.

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        Peinture Hollandaise

      Editions Braun & Cie, 1958. Paperback. Used; Acceptable. Paperback; German language; a fair reading copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        On The Road

      London. Andre Deutsch 1958 1st edition. SSize approx 7.5 x 5 inches. Hardback in red covers with gilt lettering to spine and original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW rubbed at corners and edges, darkening to rear with some marks, in protective sleeve.) Endpapers darkened. Otherwise pages clean and tight throughout. An excellent copy. 310pp.

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        Sabbataï Zevi, le Faux Messie" Fresque lyrique en 1 Prologue et 4 Actes de Nathan Bistritzky Rédaction pour chant et piano Durée: env[iron] 2'h. 15.'' Piano-vocal score of the opera. Autograph musical manuscript signed in full and dated on the last page of music "Paris, 1958"

      - Sabbataï Zevi is the fourth of Tansman's seven operas. The opera received a concert performance on March 3, 1961, at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, but has apparently never been staged. Max Eschig, Paris, published a piano-vocal score in 1966. The choral score accompanying the present autograph was most probably created for the 1961 production of the opera. The composer considered Sabbataï Zevi the best of his operas. Like many of Tansman's later works it is based on a distinctly Jewish subject. ". Tansman was a French composer and pianist of Polish birth. Disappointed with his reception in Poland, he moved to Paris, giving a début recital in February 1920. Soon after his arrival, he became friendly with Stravinsky and Ravel, both of whom encouraged and advised him. Acquainted with many leading musical figures in Paris during these years, Tansman was part of the circle of foreign musicians, known as the Ecole de Paris, that included Martin , Alexander Tcherepnin, Conrad Beck and Marcel Mihalovici. While his music retained many distinctively Polish features, such as Mazurka rhythms and Polish folk melodies, and while he wrote collections of Polonaises, Nocturnes, Impromptus, Waltzes and other Chopinesque miniatures, neo-classical traits appear in works [from about 1925]. Although he never completely abandoned a diatonic framework, critics of the 1920s and 30s described his harmony at times as Scriabinesque and atonal. Tansman was quick to achieve international success. He settled in Los Angeles in 1941 where he became acquainted with Schoenberg, renewed friendships with other European émigrés, including Milhaud and Stravinsky, and composed a number of film scores. He returned to Paris in 1946." Caroline Rae in Grove Music Online."Tansman was as adept at writing in C major as he was at composing serially and he made use at different times of atonality and polytonality. The music of his opera Sabbataï Zevi (1953-9), which tells of the rise and fall of the 17th-century mystic, is post-tonal in style." Anne Giradot and Richard Langham Smith in the New Grove Dictionary of Opera. Folio (349 x 270 mm). Unbound. 6 signatures of 6 bifolia and 1 signature of 4 bifolia wrapped in another bifolium protected by onionskin paper, all wrapped in blank bifolium of 20-staff music paper. 1f. (title), [i] (second title, cast list, and contents), [i] (historical background), 180, [iv] (blank) pp. Notated in blue and black ink on pre-printed 16-staff music paper with blindstamp of Edition Max Eschig, Paris. Marks in blue ink written over (i.e., reinforced) in black ink in front matter and through p. 11; only blue ink from p. 12. Date to upper right corner of p. 1: "1957-58." Date and signature to end of score: "Alexandre Tansman Paris 1958." Durations marked throughout. The overall duration as given on the title (repeated on the second title and at the end of the score) is to be read as "2 hours 15 minutes." Autograph corrections, some major, in both ink and pencil. Directions to engraver in pencil. Performance-related annotations in various hands in red, blue, and graphite pencil. Cues for entrances of characters and chorus marked in red pencil.Slightly worn; occasional staining, especially to p. 162.Together with:Sabbataï Zevi, le faux Messie. Chœurs (chantés et parlés). [Choral score.] Large folio (375 x 278 mm). Stapled. 17, [iii] (blank) pp. Facsimile of autograph manuscript. Copyright note of Editions Max Eschig, Paris, dated 1961, to foot of first page. Creased; rippled; frayed at upper edge.

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        Das Modell. Oel auf Leinwand.

      1958 - (1958). Bildgrösse 42x35 cm. Unten links signiert. Zeitgemässe Rahmung mit leichten Defekten 56x50 cm. Hinten mit Etikette Galerie Läubli und hs. Bezeichnung. Zeitgemässe Rahmung mit leichten Defekten 56x50 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Malibu: Rancho Topanga Malibu Sequit and Personal Considerations

      Dawson's Book Shop, Los Angeles 1958 - 86 pp Quarto. original tan cloth spine with printed paper label, patterned boards. Illustrated by Irene Robinson, including fold out map of Malibu. No. 135 of 320 copies, signed by Saul and Lillian Marks (the printers), Lawrence Clark Powell, Irene and W. W. Robinson, printed at the Plantin Press. No. 135 of 320 copies, signed by Saul and Lillian Marks (the printers), Lawrence Clark Powell, Irene and W. W. Robinson, printed at the Plantin Press [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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