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        La bête de Lascaux EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Paris: Glm, 1958. Fine. Glm, Paris 1958, 12x18,5cm, broché. - First edition, one of the copies 48 numbered on Holland, deluxe edition. A small hitch minor foot in the first flat. Rare and beautiful specimen. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 48 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête. Un infime accroc sans gravité en pied du premier plat. Rare et bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        STAR GATE

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company,. [1958]. cloth.. Upper corners slightly bumped, a fine copy in fine dust jacket with. rubbing at corners and spine ends, small closed tear, and a bit of. dust soiling to rear panel. Jacket art by Richard Powers. (#127314). First edition. A novel of the future which involves parallel time.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        HISTOIRE DU CHEVALIER DES GRIEUX ET DE MANON LESCAUT

      Stamford: Overbrook Press, 1958. ONE OF 200 COPIES n. Hardcover. 302 x 222 mm (12 x 8 3/4"). 2 p.l., 204, [2] (blank) pp., [1] leaf (colophon). ONE OF 200 COPIES. Publisher's full calf, spine ruled in blind with red morocco label, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in a later morocco-lipped slipcase. WITH 43 FULL COLOR SILK-SCREENED ILLUSTRATIONS, comprised of frontispiece, title frame, 37 vibrant text watercolors, two headpieces, and two initials. With original prospectus laid in. "A Century for the Century" 58; Cave, pp. 209-11. Shallow chip across half an inch at spine head, leather (including label) with a few marks and scratches, spine with two small areas discolored, paper covering upper hinge with two-inch split at head, but the binding entirely firm and not at all unpleasant, and extremely fine internally, with no signs of use. Highlighted by color illustrations possessing charm and verve, this is the Overbrook Press edition of l'Abbé Prévost's classic, originally published in 1731. The tragic tale of a young nobleman and his beautiful but mercenary lover, Manon, is the last volume in "Memoirs and Adventures of a Man of Quality." The illicit love and amoral behavior of the principal characters caused a scandal, leading to censorship--and brisk sales. For the present edition--the most ambitious publication of the Overbrook Press--the American designer, painter, and illustrator Thomas Maitland Cleland (1880-1964) was given free reign "to design and illustrate a book exactly as he wished, sparing no amount of effort, time, or expense," with the result being "a masterpiece of refined bookmaking." ("A Century for the Century") Cleland spent six years creating the silk-screened illustrations and combining them seamlessly with the text, using his favorite style, French rococo, which was perfectly appropriate for the content. Cleland was the primary illustrator among several employed by the Overbrook Press, which was founded in Stamford, Connecticut, by investment banker Frank Altschul, a hobbyist printer since childhood. Altschul was urged in 1934 by designer and compositor Margaret B. Evans of the Ashlar Press to continue that firm's work, which was drawing to a close. Altschul did, hiring Evans and then John MacNamara as pressman. The press printed a broad mix of materials, with an emphasis on technical expertise and craftsmanship. The present version of "Manon" reprints the 1753 text, from which the author eliminated some of the more objectionable passages and added a bit of sermonizing against immoral behavior. Even if the text has been partially sanitized, the illustrations, which are the highlight of this edition, are still (gracefully) amorous.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Pitture Italiane del Rinascimento. Elenco dei Principali Artisti e delle loror Opere con un Indice dei Luoghi. La Scuola Veneta in due Volumi. [New Edition]

      Phaidon Press & Sansoni, London & Firenze,, [1958]. 2 vols., roy. 8vo., Best Edition, with 2 mounted coloured frontispieces and 1333 fine monochrome plates; original cloth, gilt backs, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Arguably Berenson's masterpiece, his indispensable catalogue made its first appearance in 1936 and swiftly became the standard reference.'A new and extensively revised edition of the author's classic catalogue of Venetian painters. This edition corrects errors and incorporates the latest attributions and scholarship; profusely illustrated with many new photographs and bibliographical references' (Arntzen).

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        The Carpentered Hen and Other Tame Creatures

      New York: Harper and Brothers. (1958). First. First edition. One singature fallen slightly forward as usual else fine in fine, first issue dustwrapper with a later (probably publisher's) price sticker over the original price. Inscribed by Updike to Herb Yellin: "for Herb Yellin, John Updike". Herb Yellin was the founder and publisher of Lord John Press and the most frequent of Updike's fine press collaborators. He named his press after noting that the list of authors he wanted to publish all shared the same first name, chief among them John Updike, his favorite. Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu became the press's first book in 1977 with 10 more to follow over the next 23 years. Yellin's friendship with Updike grew with each new limited edition benefitting his already enormous Updike collection, with Updike himself contributing copies of new editions of his books - often inscribed. In a 2010 interview with Yellin he noted that Updike "...liked that if anything ever happened to his own collection, he had my collection on the opposite side of the country." A notable association in the author's first book, a collection of poems. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        MR. MIDSHIPMAN HORNBLOWER

      MICHAEL JOSEPH, 1958 1958 EDITION. MICHAEL JOSEPH.C.S FORESTER.MR. MIDSHIPMAN HORNBLOWER. EX-LIBRARY COPY. TAKEN OUT ONLY ONCE 29 JUNE 1984.SCHOOL LOGO SHEET PASTED INSIDE. WITHDRAWN STAMP ON FIRST TWO PAGES. BOOK IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. ORIGINAL DUST JACKET. SEE PHOTOS BEFORE PURCHASE. BOOKSELLER INV: GOBLUELONDON 014A

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        Cecil Beaton's New York

      Philadelphia: J.P. Lippincott Company, 1958 Illustrated with black and white photographs by Beaton. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Beaton on the front free endpaper: "Best wishes / Cecil Beaton [scroll] / ". Publisher's yellow cloth, lettered in black; in the original pictorial dust jacket, lettered in black. Book very good or better, with some toning to the spine and board edges, bright and clean interior; unclipped dust jacket, with some wear and chipping to the extremities, toning to the spine, loss to the spine tail and bottom edge of the front panel, otherwise bright panels. Overall, a presentable copy, inscribed by Beaton. Cecil Beaton's New York is a collection of British photographer and designer Cecil Beaton's impressions of New York City. In his preface, Beaton cautions that this text is "more incomplete than any other book on New York" and contains "nothing of history, economics, politics or religion." Rather, Cecil Beaton's New York presents Beaton's visual interpretations of the city by interweaving his striking photographs with a narrative description of the artist's inspirations. Overall, Cecil Beaton's New York provides a unique look at both New York City's urban landscape and Beaton's creative process.. Inscribed by Author. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Doctor Zhivago.

      London; Collins Harvill. 1958 - First edition. 8vo. Near fine in publisher's red cloth, in a near fine priceclipped dustjacket. Internally clean, offsetting to flyleaf. A superior copy. This copy accompanied by an envelope containing the original Mondrian inspired dustwrapper artwork, the collection consists of two cut and paste painted and printed mock ups of the original design, annotated by the artist/designer showing the original layout crediting Stephen Spender with translation of the poetry, inverting the Collins Harvill imprint on the spine and a couple of variations of the Nobel Prize mention on the spine. Also present are blocking transparencies, tracing paper layouts of fonts for the titles and a black and white layout mockup of the text with design notes detailing typefaces and positioning. A fascinating insight into the publishing and design process for this milestone work. Listed in The Times' NovelList Top 60 Poll [2013] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, ABA, ILAB]
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        Querner, Curt. - "Totenkopf auf Schusterschemel".

      . Aquarell, auf hellgrauem Büttenpapier, 1958. Von Curt Querner. 41,2 x 31,3 cm (Darstellung / Einfassungslinie). Dittrich 683. Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert und datiert. Verso eigenhändig mit persönlichem Qualitätskürzel "XOX" versehen. - Tadellos. Sehr guter Erhaltungszustand. Curt Querner (1904 Börnchen bei Freital - 1976 Kreischa). Deutscher Maler. Bedeutender Vertreter des Spätexpressionismus und der Neuen Sachlichkeit. Nach einer Schlosserlehre Arbeit als Fabrikschlosser. 1926-30 Studium an der Dresdner Kunstakademie. Mitglied der Künstlergruppe Asso. 1933 erstmalige Ausstellung in der Kunsthandlung Kuehl in Dresden. Freundschaft mit dem Freitaler Maler Hellmuth Heinz. 1971 Käthe-Kollwitz-Preis. 1972 Nationalpreis der DDR..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Himmel]
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        Aux producteurs de l';art moderne

      Paris: Internationale Situationniste, 1958. First edition. Rare tract with the text printed in capital letters on a ribbon of paper 2 cm high and 90 cm long. "Aux producteurs de l'art moderne. Si vous êtes fatigués d'imiter des démolitions; s'il vous apparaît que les redites fragmentaires que l'on attend de vous dépassées avant d'être, prenez contact avec nous pour organizer à un niveau supérieur de nouveaux pouvoirs de transformation du milieu ambiant. Internationale situationniste...." BNF, Guy Debord: Un art de la guerre, p. 88 (illustrated); Berreby, p. 49.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A Goldwasser Rare Books]
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        The Living City

      Horizon Press 1958 - Signed. First edition, first printing. Very Good, in a likely supplied Near Fine price-clipped jacket. Signed by Frank Lloyd Wright "To Wolfgang Foges at Taliesin, with esteem" and dated the year of publication. Cloth shows fading at spine, soiling at front and light edge wear. Boards show several surface scratches. Corners worn. Pages toned. Fold-out at front is intact. The dust jacket shows fading to the spine and light edge wear, with several small chips. Presents well, though the jacket is in nicer shape than the book itself. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Couleur Amour - Gouache, Lavis, Aquarelle by Chagall ? 13 pochoirs by Daniel Jacomet

      Paris: Au Vent d?Arles , 1958 Large portfolio with 13 pochoirs realized by Daniel Jacomet after Chagall art works. Limited and numbered edition of 300 copies, printed in Richard de Bass paper especially watermarked for this edition. The pictorial cloth portfolio folder is complete of all prints, text, and justification page. Very good condition, slightly tanned on the edges. More pictures on request

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA-ILAB)]
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        McCarthyism and the Kennedys. JFK's father, after reading a "Kennedy Profile" editorial in a Massachusetts newspaper, wants to know from the editor "just what does he consider the 'McCarthy issue' ... " and "what 'the senator's performance' was ?"

      Palm Beach, Florida, March 28, 1958. 7.25" x 10.5". "Typed Letter Signed ""Joseph P. Kennedy,"" 1 page, 7.25"" x 10.5"". North Ocean Boulevard, Palm Beach, Florida, March 28, 1958. To John G.W. Mahanna, County Editor, The Berkshire Eagle, Pittsfield, Massachusetts. His personal stationery. Fine condition.Massachusetts Senator John F. Kennedy was running for reelection in 1958 and was considered a potential 1960 presidential candidate. His father writes, in full, ""Thank you for the letter and I was interested in reading the 'Kennedy Profile'; however, I would like very much to have the editor who wrote the editorial tell me just what was 'the senator's performance on the McCarthy issue' and just what does he consider the 'McCarthy issue'. I have read and listened to a lot of loose talk about it; but let's find out what his conception of the 'McCarthy issue' is and what 'the senator's performance' was."" Republican Senator Joseph R. McCarthy had died just ten months earlier, on May 2, 1957.From 1953-1956, Kennedy was a member of the Senate's Government Operations Committee which was chaired by Republican Senator Joseph R. McCarthy of Wisconsin from 1953-1955. McCarthy used his position as chairman of the Committee and its Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations to launch investigations designed to document charges of Communists in government. He was censured by the Senate on December 2, 1954, for behavior that was ?contrary to senatorial traditions.? Joseph P. Kennedy supported McCarthy, a fellow Irish Catholic, through thick and thin. Recovering from his October 1954 spinal operation, Senator John F. Kennedy's position on censure was recorded as ""not voting and not announced"" for or against.In the PBS American Experience episode, ""The Kennedys,"" after the Narrator, referring to Congressman John F. Kennedy's 1952 race against Republican Sen. Henry Cabot Lodge, says ""McCarthy was Irish and Catholic and had a big following in Boston, but he also had close ties to the Kennedys, so when the Republicans begged him to campaign for Lodge, he hesitated."" Author William F. Buckley Jr., then comments, ""Joe McCarthy said to me, 'If I were to do that, Cabot Lodge would definitely beat Jack Kennedy,' he said, 'but I would find it extremely difficult to do, because it would offend Jack, who?s a very good friend of mine, and it would offend the old man [Joseph P. Kennedy] and the old man gave $5,000 to my own campaign.?On March 31, 1958, just three days after Joseph P. Kennedy wrote this letter, his son the Senator publically commented on a recent magazine article in which Eleanor Roosevelt had said that she had refused to support Sen. Kennedy in his quest for the 1956 Vice Presidential nomination because what she said had been his failure to come out against Senator McCarthy. According to a United Press article datelined Washington, March 31, JFK ""disputed today the contention of Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt that he had refused to take a stand on 'McCarthyism.' Mr. Kennedy, a Democrat, said that he repeatedly had said that the Senate censure of the late Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, Republican of Wisconsin, had been 'reasonable and proper.'"""

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        The Colossus Of New York

      Paramount Pictures 1958 - This is an Original Theatrical Release 27" x 41" Movie Poster of the film The Girl Colossus Of New York, starring Ross Martin, Otto Kruger and Mala Powers. There were a lot of hokey Science Fiction and Horror movies from the Fifties, but this was a pretty decent flick and it is a striking poster. Poster is in VG to Fine Condition, is linen backed and has been professionally archive mounted in a dual accent frame with museum glass. The stated price includes domestic shipping with insurance included. However, local pick up will result in a discounted price. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bound By Books]
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        On The Road - A Novel ( with the authors photo on the rear Flap of DJ by Len Deighton & ORIGINAL PRICE Intact) Beige DJ shows 1 man floral Hawaiian Shirt & other in White T-shirt & Policeman standing, One of 3000 copies of the first British ed.

      Andre Deutsch, London 1958 - HBDJ, 1958, Stated 1st Published British Edition on copyright pg, Stated 2nd Impression on Inner DJ flap btm , VG/VG-, AS-IS Pink Red Cloth Cover Gold Gilt small corner Bump, Cloth spine sunned & small lite stain on spine Cover, 310 pgs, Times Library LONDON copy stamped in back of book,Back hinge mildly starting, DJ is from 2nd impression with the authors photo on the rear flap of DJ & has slight soil back , BACK DJ LITE FOX STAINS, DJ Protected by clear Mylar, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bluff Park Rare Books]
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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.)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Im Baldreit]
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        Marlborough, His Life and Times

      London; Harrap and Co. 1958, 1958. 2 volumes. Thick octavo; pp.1050, 1078. Illustrated throughout. Finely bound in half blue crushed morocco over buckram sides by Bayntun, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, armorial device gilt to panels, top edge gilt, marble endpapers. Spines pleasingly age-toned. Fine copies in exquisite bindings. Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, FRS, PC, PC (Can) [1874-1965]. British politician, known chiefly for his leadership of the United Kingdom during World War II. He served as Prime Minister from 1940 to 1945, and again from 1951 to 1955. A noted statesman and orator, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, a Nobel Prize-winning writer, and an artist.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Living City

      New York: Horizon Press, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. Signed. First edition, first printing. Very Good, in a likely supplied Near Fine price-clipped jacket. Signed by Frank Lloyd Wright "To Wolfgang Foges at Taliesin, with esteem" and dated the year of publication. Cloth shows fading at spine, soiling at front and light edge wear. Boards show several surface scratches. Corners worn. Pages toned. Fold-out at front is intact. The dust jacket shows fading to the spine and light edge wear, with several small chips. Presents well, though the jacket is in nicer shape than the book itself.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Breakfast at Tiffany's.

      New York: Random House, 1958 - Octavo (205 x 137 mm). Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in pink morocco, black morocco title label, title to spine silver, black leather onlay silhouette of Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly with real diamond jewellery, black plain endpapers, twin rule to turn-ins silver, all edges silver. A fine copy. First edition, first printing of Capote's classic novella, the basis for the much-loved film. Gorgeously hand-bound by the Chelsea Bindery in deep rose-pink and black morocco leather, the front cover features a silhouetted Audrey Hepburn in that iconic Givenchy little black dress and foot long cigarette holder. Diamond embellishments on the jewellery make this luxurious and unusual binding sparkle.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Doomsters

      Knopf 1958 - A fine first edition in a near fine dust jacket, with a small closed tear on front panel of jacket. Lew Archer is hired by Carl Hallman, the desperate-eyed junkie scion of a wealthy political dynasty, to investigate the suspicious deaths of his parents, Senator Hallman and his wife Alicia. Archer soon discovers that orange groves may have been where the Hallmans made their money, but they'd invested heavily in political intimidation and police brutality to shore up their wealth. After years of double-crossing and dirty-dealing, the family seems to be on the receiving end of a death-blow. With two dead already and another member in the nuthouse, Archer races to crack the secret before another Hallman is murdered. An exceptional copy. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Photographs]: Nearly 300 Armenian-American Vacation Polaroids

      New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Montreal, Hawaii, Naples, Barcelona. 1958-1970. A collection of 291 early Polaroid photographs taken between 1958 and the early 1970s. Photos are in color or black-and-white and all are near fine or better, and virtually all are captioned and numbered to 324, lacking 33 images. The photos document an Armenian-American family from New York through two decades of holidays, vacations, and milestones all while utilizing Polaroid Insta-film. Beginning in 1958, a decade after the invention of the Edwin H. Land's film. The photographs show winter in New York, celebrations with Turkish dancers, and a trip to Montreal. The family went to New Jersey's Asbury Park to enjoy the Atlantic Ocean and New York's Lake George. Their Armenian heritage was of great importance with trips to the Armenian Old Age Home in Emerson, NJ along with numerous accounts of traditional dancing in a variety of settings. By the 1970s the pictures are in color, just in time to capture Hawaii and a cruise on the ship Bon Vivant to Naples, Barcelona, and Cannes. Pictures of Hawaiian luaus, sunbathers in France, and Vatican City are all shown in vibrant colors. In 1948 Edwin Land, founder of Polaroid, introduced his self-developing cameras to the world, which were manufactured until 1983. The later pictures shown here were taken with the Polaroid SX70 Land camera which Time magazine's Harry McCraken dubbed, "the greatest gadget of all time." Early film developed in 60 seconds while the new model produced up to five pictures in 10 seconds and was so popular it made the cover of both Time and Life magazines. The album shadows the history of vernacular use of the instant film camera over its seminal decades and its rise in popularity through constant innovation. Unusual in that all the photographs in the album are Polaroid's, which were relatively expensive. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Elegies Romanes. Traducció De Joan Maragall. Il.lustracions a L'aiguafort Per Ramón De Capmany.

      - Imp. Joan Sallent. Sabadell, 1958 . 33,5 cm. 104 pàg., 5 f. Il lustr. amb 22 aiguaforts en color de Ramon de Capmany. Exemplar estampat damunt de fil Guarro dels quinze exemplars destinats als fills de Joan Maragall marcats a la premsa d'A a O sent el nostre el marcat amb la " L ", [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Poemes de Charles D'Orleans

      One of the original sets of 1200 lithograph copies of Matisse’s original, which was done in color pencil and crayon. The text is a selection of Charles’ poems that Matisse wrote out in hand in French. He then added fleur de lis decorations and hand drawn borders, all in various colors. Slightly more than 100 pages and more than 50 original lithographs, loose in sets of four pages each, housed in illustrated wrappers. A beautiful set with only slight offsetting on some internal pages. The acetate protector on the wrappers is yellowed and has a closed tear bottom left of front cover. Signed by Matisse in pencil on the limitation page. This is copy number 778. The protective cardboard box is in Poor condition, soiled and faded, with splits at the seams and one long, folding flap detached. Even though the number produced was large, intact copies are quite rare – presumably because many copies were broken and sold separately as single Matisse lithographs. This production is widely considered one of the most important illustrated books ever done. Included is a note from M. J. Royer, Antiquarian Bookseller and Gallery of Fine and Applied Arts, Los Angeles, to "Mrs. Tarr" stating that he has located this copy in Europe. The note is dated Dec. 4, 1958; additionally there is an Invoice for the purchase dated 14 Feb. ’59. Special shipping will be required at extra cost.

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        The Once and Future King

      London: Collins,, 1958. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Small bump to top left corner of front board, partial tanning to free endpapers. An excellent copy in a lightly rubbed jacket with faint toning to spine panel. First edition, first impression. This is the first collected edition of White's Arthurian epic containing "The Sword in the Stone", and includes significant textual changes. The second chapter, "The Witch in the Wood", is completely revised and re-titled "The Queen of Air and Darkness", and the final chapter, "The Candle in the Wind", is here published for the first time. A lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Lettre tapuscrite signée «Yves Klein» avec deux corrections autographes.

      Paris, le 29 avril 1958 - 1 page in-4to, en-tête de la galerie Iris Clert. Rare lettre d’Yves Klein pleine de colère devant le refus du Préfet de la Seine d’illuminer en bleu l’obélisque de la Concorde à Paris.«En me privant ( ) des moyens d’affirmer la puissance du bleu, vous avez dépossédé Paris d’un spectacle rare et qui aurait contribué au prestige de notre capitale».«LETTRE OUVERTE à Monsieur le Préfet de la SeineMonsieur le Préfet,Une injuste décision, émanant de votre autorité, a interdit l’illumination bleue de l’obélisque de la place de la Concorde. Ce geste, rien ne le justifiait, puisque vous aviez auparavant donné votre accord et que les Services techniques de l’E.D.F. avaient procédé, en ma présence, mercredi dernier, aux essais préliminaires.Il ne s’agit pour vous sans doute que d’un acte administratif sans importance. Mais cette manifestation revêtait pour moi une bien autre signification. Elle consacrait l’aboutissement d’une série d’efforts et de recherches menées sans trève depuis cinq ans, et tendant à prouver les immenses possibilités de la couleur et ses résonnances affectives sur la sensibilité humaine. Elle trouvait sa place dans le calendrier des manifestations que j’organise en ce moment dans la Galerie Iris Clert, Rive Gauche. Il n’y avait là aucune intention susceptible de troubler l’ordre public, mais la volonté d’affirmer devant tous ma conviction spirituelle la plus profonde.En me privant, par un abus de pouvoir non motivé, des moyens d’affirmer la puissance du bleu, vous avez dépossédé Paris d’un spectacle rare et qui aurait contribué au prestige de notre capitale.Au cours des essais techniques, j’ai eu l’immense joie de saisir enfin ma vision de l’Obélisque bleu: j’en suis personnellement satisfait. Je regrette cette interdiction pour les autres, pour tous les spectateurs éventuels de cette minute inoubliable.En m’indignant de cet acte d’aveugle autorité, je vous prie d’agréer, Monsieur le Préfet, l’expression de ma haute considération.Yves Klein. Artiste peintre».Le projet d’illuminer l’obélisque de son célèbre bleu IKB (International Klein Blue) était une manifestation qui devait accompagner le vernissage de son exposition baptisée «La spécialisation de la sensibilité et l’état matière première en sensibilité picturale stabilisée» et organisée à la Galerie Iris Clert (rue des Beaux-arts à Paris) deux jours plus tard. Cette manifestation ne verra le jour que bien plus tard, en 2006.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Modèle magazine (237 numéros)

      Imprimerie Tipolino 1958 - In-4, (30x25 cm), revue mensuelle brochée, numéro 38 (janvier 1958) au 284 moins les numéros : 49, 122, 126, 138, 186, 208, 211, 216, 282, périodique mensuel d'information et de documentation sur les modèles réduits ; plats légèrement défraîchis, quelques coins de pages cornés, assez bon état. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Sketch signed („J. Arp") in: Arp. First edition.

      Garden City, NY, Doubleday, 1958. - Hardcover, 8.5 x 9.75, 126 pages. The catalogue from his Museum of Modern Art retrospective, featuring many of his most famous works. Arp has drawn a large, abstract sketch - a delightful example of one of his ‘automatic drawings’ - on the front free end page in pencil, signed and inscribed below "to florence and dick, j. arp". - Autographic condition: some trivial brushing to the graphite in the signature; boos is in excellent condition. Yellow cloth-covered boards; edges rubbed, with tiny tears in cloth at corners and spine-ends; gently shaken with small tear in paper over rear hinge; slightly yellowed. In protective plastic sleeve. Sprache: fr [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Bucoliques EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Grasset, 1958. Fine. Grasset, Paris 1958, 14,5x19,5cm, broché. - First edition of the French verse translation prepared by Marcel Pagnol, one of 32 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper only leading copies. Illustrated cover of a wood Aristide Maillol. Slight traces of insolation at the top and bottom of the back, nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française en vers établie par Marcel Pagnol, un des 32 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Couverture illustrée d'un bois d'Aristide Maillol. Légères traces d'insolation en tête et en pied du dos, agréable exemplaire.

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        Moonraker / by Ian Fleming

      London : Cape, 1958. 1st edition, 3rd impression. Very good copy in the original title-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Physical description; 255 p. ; 20 cm.

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        Le Livre du souvenir. [This copy inscribed by Maran "a Madame Louise Hill" with a long poem entitled "Calme." ]

      Paris, Presence Africaine, 1958.. 142 pages. Softcover / Broche. This copy inscribed by Maran "a Madame Louise Hill" with a long poem entitled "Calme." First trade edition of this collection of Martinican author's poems, fifteen of which are here published for the first time. One of his three major works of poetry. Maran participated in the New Negro movement in the U.S. and later, through gatherings at his home in Paris, facilitated the birth of Negritude. Very good+ in lightly soiled publisher's printed wrappers with a small chip and edge-tear to rear panel..

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        COUNT TADASU HAYASHI: GREAT JAPANESE GRAND MASTER

      MURAYAMA, Tamotsu. COUNT TADASU HAYASHI: GREAT JAPANESE MASON. [Assumed to be printed in Tokyo]: Sponsored By The Kanto Lodge No. 143 (PI), no publication date but circa 1958. 8vo., turqouise printed wraps, stamped in black; 57 pages with 12 pages also in Japanese, which we have not translated. First Edition. Hayashi, a Japanese Masonic Grand Master, was among the first group of students ever sent by Japan to be schooled in England in the latter 19th century. Hayaski returned from England on the eve of the abolition of the Shogunate and sailed with Enomoto to Yezo. After being subsequently thrown in prison, he later became a diplomat (of course) and had a fairly illustrious career. He was initiated to Empire Masonic Lodge 2108 in 1903 and later became Grand Master. He was also honored Senior Grand Warden of the United Kingdom in England in 1905. Signed presentation from Murayama on the front endpaper: "To Gen. L.L. Lemnitzer, great and understanding Mason- Tamotsu Murayama 12/19/58, Tokyo." With an autograph note signed on Office of the Adjutant General stationery from Herbert L. Nelson presenting the general with this copy. Also with Murayama's Tokyo address on a 3x5 card and a typed schedule for the general, dated Sat, Feb. 28, 1959. Gen. Lyman Louis Lemnitzer (1899-1988) was an extremely influential Army officer and served as JFK's Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the controversial Bay of Pigs invasion in Cuba. He lated became the Supreme Allied Commander of NATO from 1963-1969. Earlier in his career he was on Gen. Eisenhowers's staff during World War II and reportedly helped negotiate the surrender of both Italy and Germany. He was later accused of helping some Nazis escape investigation for war crimes. He is a character in Oliver Stone's 1991 movie "JFK" and was really quite an interesting person- right out of the movies!! And, apparently, a Mason. I have been unable to locate any other copy of this title and would have to say that it is rare, especially with such a terrific presentation. Near fine condition- a great copy! $1500.00.

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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        On The Road - A Novel ( with the authors photo on the rear flap of DJ )

      Andre Deutsch, London, 1958. HBDJ, stated 1st British Edition, 1958, Pink Red Cloth Cover Gold Gilt small corner Bump, Cloth spine sunned & small lite stain on spine Cover, 310 pgs, Times Library copy stamped in back of book,Back hinge mildly starting, DJ is from 2nd impression with the authors photo on the rear flap of DJ & has slight soil back , VG/VG-, AS-IS. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

      [Bookseller: BLUFF PARK RARE BOOKS]
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        L'esprit EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Le livre contemporain, 1958. Fine. Le livre contemporain, Paris 1958, 17x23,5cm, broché. - First edition, one of 55 numbered copies on Madagascar, leading copy. Nice copy with all margins. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 55 exemplaires numérotés sur Madagascar, tirage de tête. Bel exemplaire à toutes marges.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Genetic Exchange in Salmonella

      Journal of Bacteriology, Vol. 64, No. 5, November. PAMPHLET. First edition. Offprint. Original wrappers. Franz Schrader's copy with his ownership signature. Small hole in last page affected a few letters in reference section, else very good. Garrison-Morton 256.1 "Description of a new mechanism ("transduction") for the transfer of genetic characters from one bacterial strain to another." Awarded the 1958 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering that bacteria can mate and exchange genes.* Rare books make Fine Gifts. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good. 1952.

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        Les nègres EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Décines: Marc Barbezat, 1958. Fine. Marc Barbezat, Décines 1958, 15,5x20,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 32 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon nacré, tirage de tête.Très bel exemplaire. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 32 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon nacré, tirage de tête. Très bel exemplaire.

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        Verve Vol. IX, No. 35 et 36. - Dernieres oeuvres de Matisse 1950-1954.

      Paris 1958.. 36,5x27 cm. 186 S. Mit farbigen Lithographien und s/w. Reproduktionen. Illustrierter Originalpappband.. Originalausgabe. - Mit je einem Text von Pierre Reverdy und Georges Duthuit. - Die eindrücklichen letzten Arbeiten von Matisse sind als Decoupagen entstanden und von Mourlot lithographiert. - Die farbigste Nummer aller Verve-Bände. - Rückenkanten leicht berieben. - Schönes Exemplar.

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        Poems by Hernia Whittlebot. With an appreciation by Nöel [sic] Coward.

      No publisher, no date [1923]., 1958, Soft cover, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition. First Edition (never reprinted). 4to. 29pp. Card wrappers, very lightly tanned and spotted. Staples rusting. Tipped-in to the first leaf is the mock errata slip ("In 'A May Morning' read 'Colwyn Bay' for 'Plymouth Sound'"). Production fault crease to several text leaves. A very crisp and bright copy of Coward's scarce pastiche of Edith Sitwell (she was unimpressed, yet he still published a follow-up, 'Chelsea Buns', two years later). Each appearance of Coward's first name has the diaeresis misplaced, presumably an intentional error. Neat former owner gift inscription inked to head of first leaf.

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        LE CADRAN LUNAIRE.

      1958 - Paris, Laffont, 1958. In-12 broché, 174 pages. EDITION ORIGINALE. UN des TRENTE EXEMPLAIRES numérotés sur vélin pur fil du MARAIS (n°9), seul tirage en grand papier. Exemplaire en PARFAIT ETAT. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Darling Buds of May

      Michael Joseph, London, UK 1958 - First UK Edition, First Printing. This is the true first edition, first printing (first impression) with 'First Published 1958' to the copyright page and no mention of a reprint thereby indicating a first Printing. First volume in the Larkin novels and inspiration for the television series.Light chipping to the spine of the jacket, which is not price clipped' and light offsetting to the endpages otherwise clean and unmarked. Signed by H.E. Bates to the title page. A very nice copy and very uncommon signed [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kelleher Rare Books]
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        WEST SIDE STORY: A MUSICAL (BASED ON A CONCEPTION OF JEROME ROBBINS) - WITH A SIGNED BOOKPLATE BY ARTHUR LAURENTS

      New York: Random House, 1958. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo; grey textured paper over boards, titled and rule in black and gilt, with black & white photographic label to front panel; pink topstain; 143pp. Bookplate signed by Arthur Laurents loosely laid in. Hint of a forward lean, with a few barely discernable spots to topstain, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, lightly edgeworn and spine faded, with minute chipping at the crown; Very Good+. Basis for a legion of Broadway productions, and the 1961 musical film starring Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer, which won 10 Oscars.

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        Curious George Flies a Kite

      Houghton Mifflin 1958 - A very good first edition (1958 on the title page) in a very good dust jacket with the original price ($2.75) still present. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Co-Founder of Alcoholics Anonymous Bill W. inscribes a First Edition of Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age to Earl S. who worked for AA

      New York, September 16, 1958. 8.75" x 6". "Book Signed ""Bill"" with lengthy inscription on the front free-endpaper. Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age, A Brief History of A.A. New York: Alcoholics Anonymous Publishing, Inc., 1957. Stated First Edition. In original dust jacket worn at edges. Illustrated. Very Good.Inscribed ""Dear Earl S- ... all my gratitude for your dedicated service and your constant friendship. NY 9/16/58 Ever Bill.""The October 1961 issue of ""Good News,"" published monthly in San Francisco by the Northern California Council of Alcoholics Anonymous, lists an ""important"" meeting of the Monterey Bay Inter-Group to be held on Saturday, October 28, 1961: ""Meeting in cafeteria of Watsonville High School, Watsonville. Guest speaker is Earl S., Los Angeles. Meeting set for 8:30 p.m."" This may be the ""Earl S."" to whom Bill W. inscribed this copy - Bill noted his ""dedicated service."""

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