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        Stride Toward Freedom

      New York: Harper & Brothers. (1958). First. First edition. 230pp. Faint dampstain tidemark in the very upper margins of the pages and jacket flaps, just touching a few letters on the rear flap, but otherwise affecting no text, else very good in spine-faded, about very good dustwrapper with modest chips at the spine ends. Author's first book, the story of the Montgomery Bus Strike and the ensuing action surrounding it, written when he was 29 years old. Warmly Inscribed by Dr. King using most of the front fly: "To: Dr. John W. Davis, In appreciation for your great contribution to the world of education, your humanitarian concern, and your devotion to the cause of freedom and justice. Martin L. King, Jr." Dr. John Warren Davis was born in 1888 in Georgia, and was a member of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama, the same Church where Dr. King was first called to the ministry and helped to launch his career. In 1954 Dr. King accepted his first pastorate at Dexter. Dr. Davis was an associate of both Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois both of whom he met when he attended Morehouse College, and where he also taught. In 1919 he was named President of West Virginia State University, which had only 21 students - that number grew to 1900 by the time he left in 1953, and where he hosted virtually every important African-American luminary during that period. He was a keynote speaker, along with Thurgood Marshall at the 1955 convention of the American Teachers Association, and was a past President of the ATA, and also served in several capacities at the NEA, as well as being engaged with the National Science Foundation and NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund. The book Black Colleges and Universities: Challenges for the Future (Praeger, 1984) is dedicated to him. Boston University Special Collections apparently housed a mimeograph of Dr. Davis's order form for this copy of the book. Dr. King's admiration for Davis is palpable, and this book helps to shed some modest light on a relationship about which little seems to be known. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Gorgeous Autograph Note Signed by Dr. King on Lincoln?s Birthday 1958 on the program for the Miami launching of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference Crusade for Citizenship and its campaign to double the number of Black registered voters in the South

      Program Signed ?With Warm Personal Regards / To A Great Friend / From / Martin L. King Jr.,? four pages, 6? x 9?, front & verso, on two conjoined sheets. The Greater Bethel A.M.E. Church, Miami, Florida, February 12, 1958. Mounting flaws on corners of cover page. Boldly signed with sentiment by Dr. King in red ink on the blank fourth page. Fine condition.Printed on the cover: ?A Crusade for Citizenship / February Twelfth / Lincoln?s Birthday / Nineteen Hundred and Fifth-Eight / Eight p.m. / The Greater Bethel A.M.E. / Church / Miami Florida.? Sponsored by the Greater Miami Ministerial Alliance, listed as ?Speaker? is ?Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. / President / The Southern Christian Leadership Conference.?In a story from Atlanta, the United Press reported on February 13, 1958, that ?Negroes held Lincoln?s birthday rallies here and in 19 other southern cities Wednesday [February 12] to begin a massive drive for voter registration by members of their race. The movement is a project of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, organized a year ago. Its goal is to double the number of Negro voters by 1960 ... The Rev. Martin Luther King, who headed the year-long bus boycott in Montgomery, Ala., organized the group in January 1957. He spoke at Miami ... King told his Miami audience: ?We want freedom now. We want the right to vote now. We do not want freedom fed to us in teaspoons over another 150 years. It is our duty to struggle by non-violence for justice, because we are opposed to all injustice, wherever it exists.?The transcription of Dr. King?s ?Address Delivered at the Launching of the SCLC Crusade for Citizenship at Greater Bethel AME Church. 12 February 1958, Miami, Fla.,? published in Volume IV of ?The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr.? (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000), can be read in its entirety at http://mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/kingweb/publications/papers/vol4/580212-002-Crusade_Launch.htm

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        Whistle Down the Wind: A Modern Fable

      London: T.V. Boardman & Company Limited. (1958). First. First edition. A little cocked thus very good in a bit soiled, very good dustwrapper with a couple of discreet stains. Inscribed by the author: "Kay darling with my love, Mary." A fable for children, basis for the film of the same name, which included one of the earliest performances by the author's daughter, Hayley Mills. Also made into a musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber in 1992 and lyrics by Jim Steinman. .

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        L'APPRODO LETTERARIO, rivista trimestrale di lettere ed arti - 1958 - 1974 CONSISTENTE PARTE DI TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO, Roma, E.R.I., 1958

      - 8,5 x 23, br., fasc. sciolti in ottime condizioni, pp. 120/200 circa. In questa Nuova serie frequenti sono le illustrazioni in b/n ma anche tav. a colori f.t. E'il proseguimento de L'APPRODO (1952-1954), dopo una interruzione di circa 3 anni. La direzione è ancora di G.B. Angioletti, con un prestigioso comitato direttivo (Bacchelli, E. Cecchi, Contini, De Robertis, Loria, N. Lisi, G.Ungaretti, Diego Valeri) Nel numero zero, Angioletti anticipa la linea del trimestrale, con edizione di programmi radio gi? trasmessi, ma anche con vari interventi nuovi e pubblicazione di inediti, nonchè traduzioni varie da grandi autori stranieri. Piu' avanti, la rivista ebbe una vita propria ed autorevole nel mondo culturale. Pur privilegiando i rami letterari, sono sempre interessanti le varie rubriche e rassegne di ARTE, Cinema, Teatro, musica, poesie e letterature straniere. L'elenco dei collaboratori è lunghissimo (Buzzati, Pea, Sereni, Anna Banti, A. Bertolucci, Bigongiari, M. Praz, Citati, Caproni, Luzi, Comisso, Gatto,Vigolo, M. Guidacci, G. Manzini, C, Alvaro, Landolfi, E. Zolla, C. Campo, Sinisgalli, Bonsanti, Macri', Raboni, Roberto Tassi, Raimondi, Flaiano, Pizzuto, Zanzotto, Sbarbaro e tanti altri). Dopo la scomparsa di Angioletti, la direzione viene affidata a Carlo Betocchi (con vice Leone Piccioni) che la manterr? fino alla conclusione. Si tratta di un importante spaccato della cultura italiana degli anni '60-'80. offriamo un lotto di 42 fascicoli dal num 1 del gennaio-marzo 1958 al num. 66 del giugno 1974 e precisamente numeri 1,2,3,5,7,11,21,22,23,24,25,296,27,28,29,30,31,32,33,34,35,36,37,39,40,41,42,43,44,45,46,48,49,50,51,52,57,61,62,63,64,66. in blocco a

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        Typed Letter, signed ("Jack Kerouac"), to Irving Rosenthal of the Chicago Review

      1418-1/2 Clouser St, Orlando, Fla, 1958. One page typed on paper. With original mailing envelope and carbon copy of Rosenthal's letter. 8.5 x 8.5 inches. Creased from prior folding, small holes at left margin from removed staples. "I've had visions and reassurances and all kinds of wild gnostic certainties handed to me" Kerouac writes in response to a letter from Irving Rosenthal of the Chicago Review (a carbon of the letter is included here), who had requested a submission for an upcoming Zen-themed issue, "I do have something for your summer issue of Zen, five pages of prose about Buddhistic meditation in the woods, an excerpted chapter from my novel-in-progress entitled The Dharma Bums. Let me know if you want me to send you that, and please sorta promise you'll print it (it's highly publishable) before I type it up in the midst of 1,000 harassments and details ... (5,000 word letters being exchanged with Hollywood producer, completion of novel-in-progress, etc. etc. ) (albums with Norman Granz, etc. etc.)." Kerouac would oblige Rosenthal with an excerpt of The Dharma Bums, which appeared in the Chicago Review under the title "Meditation in the Woods." Kerouac goes on to suggest that Rosenthal contact Gary Snyder and Phillip Whalen for more material for the Zen issue, and he mentions Zen scholar Alan Watts. "... I would suggest you contact that young man [Gary Snyder] because he is now on a round the world freighter on his way home from the Shokokuji Monastery in Kyoto Japan and can provide your issue with direct Zen material, the latest, poems or prose ... Another strong suggestion, is, get material, prose or poetry, from a contemporary Zen Master (lay) name of Phillip Whalen ... Mention to [Alan] Watts that I said that it was his duty to furnish something for your issue in order to turn the wheel of the Dharma in 1958." Whalen and Watts both appeared in The Dharma Bums (Whalen would later criticize Kerouac's "Beat Zen"), and Snyder was the model for the novel's main character, Japhy Ryder, and the embodiment of the novel's counter-culture "rucksack revolution" of wandering Zen Lunatics. "As Jack saw it, Gary's alternative life style was basically a religious way of life in The Dharma Bums ..." (Charters, Kerouac, p. 293). Kerouac writes this letter from his sisters's home in Orlando, where he had gone to write The Dharma Bums, writing the entire novel in ten sittings in November of 1957 - "he thought of himself like an athlete, sticking to his typewriter grinding out 15,000 or 20,000 words at a time" (Charters, Kerouac, p. 293). Kerouac closes with a remarkable testimony to his Buddhist practice and its very close relationship to his writing, "No, I haven't made a semi-serious study of Buddhism but a very serious one indeed, in fact I've had visions and reassurances and all kinds of wild gnostic certainties handed to me. My prose will explain that." An outstanding letter, written at the height of Kerouac's fame, and touching on some of the Zen characters and experiences that were central to the writing of The Dharma Bums.

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        The Carpentered Hen and Other Tame Creatures

      Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York 1958 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by John Updike on a handwritten postcard. This is the TRUE FIRST EDITION with the words "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. A beautiful copy. This First Issue dustjacket is vibrant in color with NO chips or tears. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. A spectacular copy SIGNED by the author in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Zürcher Kassette. Die Zürcher Kassette enthält nach einem Vorwort von Stadtpräsident Emil Landolt Textbeiträge von 27 Zürcher Autoren (Arnet, Frisch, Jaeckle, Humm, Rychner, Schumacher, Fridolin Tschudi, Werner Weber, Walter Jonas).

      Zürich, Verlag Viernheim, 1958.. 4°, 72 lose Blätter, OPp.-Kassette. Illustriert mit ein- oder zweifarbigen Grafiken von 11 Zürcher Künstlern aus den fünfziger Jahren. Nr. 233 von 200/250 Ex. Schönes Exemplar.. Alle Beiträge sind von den Autoren und Künstlern handschriftlich signiert.

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        Dr. No

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1958. Octavo. Original black boards, Honeychile silhouette to front board, spine lettered silver. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in the unclipped jacket with slightly faded spine and some nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression, second state binding.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE GO-AWAY BIRD With Other Stories

      The MacMillan Company, London 1958 - Front board bumped with tiny tear. Slight wear to DJ; INSCRIBED by author to front free endpaper; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 215 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ORIGINAL PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPH OF ALTHEA GIBSON

      New York. 20 November 1958.. Original borderless gelatin silver print, 25 x 15.3 cm (9 7/8 x 6 inches). About fine. A vintage portrait of the ground-breaking African American tennis star, showing her in left profile, in tennis dress, with racquet, looking pensively toward the ground. This print bears Van Vechten's blindstamp, and on the verso his ink studio stamp. The subject and negative number are also written on the verso in ink, in Van Vechten's hand. There are prints of ten other negatives from the same sitting in the Library of Congress Van Vechten photo archive, but not this image; two prints of different images from the sitting were included in EXTRAVAGANT CROWD CARL VAN VECHTEN'S PORTRAITS OF WOMEN (Yale, Beinecke Library, 2003). KELLNER G470.

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        Whistle Down the Wind

      London: T. V. Boardman & Company Limited,, 1958. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine in purple. With the pictorial dust jacket. Occasional black and white illustrations by Oven Edwards. Extremities slightly bumped, head of spine and boards slightly soiled, top edge foxed, offsetting and minor foxing to endpapers. A very good copy in a bright jacket with slightly sunned spine panel, some minor chipping at spine ends, and some light creasing to top of front panel. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "For Miz, in memory of 5 Wolseley Crescent [Edinburgh]!!! with love from the author".

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        LOLLIPOP (First editon)

      The Olympia Press/The Traveller's Companion, Paris, 1958 - True first edition. The Olympia Press, copyrighted 1959, but actually printed and so stated in October, 1958. Number 64 in the series. Green printed wrappers. New price stamped above original printed price. Wear at spine and edges. Slight lean. Non authorial inscription. See pictures. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Seven Deadly Sins

      1958. BASKIN, Leonard. The Seven Deadly Sins. By Anthony Hecht. Illustrated with 7 wood engravings. Northampton, MA: The Gehenna Press, 1958. |~||~||~||~||~| This early Gehenna book was the result of Baskin's friendship with the poet Anthony Hecht, and his immersion in the study and collecting of emblem books. One of the second printing of 300 copies. Signed by Baskin and Hecht. Johnson, Artists' Books in the Modern Era 1870-2000, No. 140. The Gehenna Press: The Work of Fifty Years No. 15.

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        Il mio villaggio nella traduzione di Lina Linari Vol. I-II, con 13 tav. applicate n.t. Opera che in origine doveva uscire nell'anno scolastico 1941-42 ma a causa di molte difficoltà sia il testo che le tavole già stampate poterono uscire nel 1958.

      Urbino, Istituto d'arte per la decoraz. del libro 1958. - Vol. due in-8° di pp. 91-99 con le 13 litografie a colori applicate sulle pagine. Legature edit. con tit. e impress. A secco ai piatti. Dedica autografa della Linari al I° vol. Tiratuta disole 230 copie numerate di cui solo 180 destinate alla vendita. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Un balcon en forêt -

      Librairie José Corti 1958 - - 1 volume. In-12 253 pp. Couverture jaune à rabat. Intérieur parfait. Excellent état. EDITION ORIGINALE LIMITEE à 403 exemplaires numérotés. Celui-ci un des 270 exemplaires sur Alfama du Marais. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        SPELLS AND PHILTRES

      Arkham House, 1958, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket, First EditionFirst edition. 519 copies printed. Poetry collection, 54 pages. Henry L. P. Beckwith's [author of LOVECRAFT'S PROVIDENCE] ownership signature to the front free endpaper. Near Fine copy in otherwise Near Fine Dust Wrapper with scattered light colored rear panel staining.

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        LUCKY STARR AND THE RINGS OF SATURN

      Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City 1958 - Octavo, boards. The last Lucky Starr juvenile series. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 5-55. A fine copy in a just about fine dust jacket, mild rubbing to front corners and spines ends, tiny rub spot on spine panel. A bright nice copy of a book difficult to find in this condition. (14024) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Monty Woodpig and His Bubblebuzz Car

      Edmund Ward, 1958. Hardcover. Fair/ACCEPTABLE. 1958. 64 pages. Clipped red pictorial DJ over red boards. Light tanning to text pages, heavier with light foxing to text block and end papers. Thumb marks to page edges. Colour plates bright and clean, all appear present but not collated. Light rubbing and fading to edges and corners of boards and spine. Light rubbing, chipping, creasing and short tears to edges and corners of DJ. Thumb prints and tanning to spine and edges. Light rubbing to front, heavier to rear. Dark marks and streaks to rear of dust jacket.

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        Bericht der Römisch-Germanischen Kommission. Bände. 37/38; 41; 58 - 77, 82 - 86. 28 Bände.

      Berlin, de Gruyter 1958 - Sehr guter Zustand. Deutsch 30000g Gr.8°, 6 Bände broschiert, der Rest Leinen. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        RAFAEL BENET I VANCELLS, LITOGRAFIA ORIGINAL, ACOLORIDA A MA. 50X32 1958, FIRMAT

      1958 - RAFAEL BENET I VANCELLS, LITOGRAFIA ORIGINAL ACOLORIDA A MA, 50X32 1958, FIRMAT. REF CARP. FOT. 2. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        TAMBOURINES TO GLORY

      1958 - HUGHES, Langston. TAMBOURINES T0 GLORY. NY: The John Day Company, 1958. 8vo., black cloth in dust jacket; 188 pages. First Edition. Signed presentation from Hughes on the front endpapers: "Inscribed especially for Charles Doyle, with a hearty welcome to our U.S.A - Sincerely, Langston Hughes. San Francisco, December 5, 1958." [Also on the front pastedown] "Note: My gospel songs from this book are recorded under the same title, Folkways Record LP-FG-3538." An urban folk tale set in Harlem. Fine condition (cover nice; contents clean an tight); very nice (extremely minor edgewear with no fading to spine; very tiny crease corner of front flap) d/j. A very nice copy! $1000.00. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        L'envers et l'endroit

      New edition printed in 550 numbered copies on vellum work.Binding Editor open cardboard made according to the original model of Paul Bonet.Precious and beautiful autograph signed by the author René Char: "to you dear Rene these confidences, and a friendship of the heart, brotherly / Albert Camus / June 59..."Very nice copy of exceptional provenance. Gallimard Paris 1958 11,5x18cm reliure de l'éditeur

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        The Dharma Bums

      New York: The Viking Press, 1958. First edition.. Hardcover. Fine/Good. 8vo. Publisher's black cloth blocked in silver and green on the spine and upper board. With 'Published 1958' on the verso of the title page. Bookplate on the front free endpaper else this is a fine copy. The dustwrapper is not price clipped and shows the original $3.95 price. It is generally rubbed and lacks a small ¼ inch square at the tip of the spine, else it is in good condition.

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        Pitture Italiane del Rinascimento - La scuola Veneta

      Sansoni 1958 2 italiano 2 volumi, legatura editoriale in tela, cm 27x19, Vol. I: pag. 214 di t., 1 tavola a colori applic. e 628 tavv. b / n f.t.; Vol. II: pag. 45 di t., 1 tavola a colori applic. e 705 tavv. in b / n f.t. - Opere di: Caterino Veneziano, Semitecolo, Jacobello del Fiore, Giambono, Francesco de' Franceschi, Donato Bragadin, Zanino di Pietro, Antonio da Negroponte, Dario da Treviso, Quirizio da Murano, Paolo da Brescia, Jacopo da Montagnana, Pietro Alamanno, Stefano Folchetti da San Ginesio, Antonello da Saliba, Giovanni Paolo de Agostini, Antonio Rosso da Cadore, Matteo Cesa, Andrea da Murano, Jacopo da Valenza, Lazzaro Bastiani, Giovanni Mansueti, Benedetto Diana, Niccolò Rondinelli, Baldassarre Carrari, Francesco de bais, Leonardo Boldrini, Lattanzio da Rimini, Giovanni Speranza, Filippo Mazzola, Temperello, Francesco Tacconi, Girolamo da Santacroce, Marco Basaiti, Vincenzo Catena, Pier Maria Pennacchi, Pietro degli Ingannati, Francesco Bissoli, Domenico Mancini, Andrea Previtali, Antonio da Faenza, Bernardino da Asola, Domenico Campagnola e moltissimi altri. - "A new and extensively revised ed. of the author's famous list of Venetian painters. This ed. corrects errors and incorporates the latest attributions and scholaship; profusely illustred with many new photographs. bibliographical references. Topographical index" (Arntzen).

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        STAR GATE

      Harcourt, Brace and Company [1958], New York - Octavo, jacket illustrated by Richard Powers, cloth. A novel of the future which involves parallel time. Jacket by Richard Powers. A fine copy, upper corners slightly bumped in a fine dust jacket which is rubbed at the corners and spine ends, small closed tear and a bit of dust soiling to rear panel. (11482) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        THE HORN

      The Author's Copy of his second book with his ink notation: "please return to" written above his personal printed address label pasted to the front free endpaper. First edition. 8vo., 244pp. A very good copy in dustwrapper showing modest use. Holmes' first book "GO" considered a High Spot of Beat Lit. was the first book written about Jack Kerouac & his circle. "THE HORN" is considered amongst the most important Jazz novels. Archie Shepp, in his forward to a later edition remarked that: ".he has created convincing, moving episodes about people who happen in the main to be of color, and he seems to know them all intrinsically.Holmes has done a great service to the music, by lifting it from the ranks of stereotyped literary criticism to a subject of truly heroic proportions". A terrific copy of this Classic. Blow your horn. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les nègres

      First edition, one of 32 numbered copies on Japan pearly print head. Bound in full khaki embossed leather, smooth back silent, book title and author's name incorporating calligraphy of the first flat cover struck gold on the front cover, publisher's name and place to hit gold on the second course to be identical calligraphy second dish cover, guards and contreplats Almond paper way wood, covers and spine preserved, golden head; coated paper box so as almond wood and taking out dishes with the same characteristics as those of the binder. Some minor foxing on the back, the top bracket affecting food, nice interior condition slightly more. Rare copy dramatically and perfectly prepared. Marc Barbezat Décines 1958 15x19,5cm relié sous étui

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        L'esprit

      First edition, one of 55 numbered copies on Madagascar, print head. Nice copy with all margins. Le livre contemporain Paris 1958 17x23,5cm broché

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        Bucoliques

      First edition of the French verse translation prepared by Marcel Pagnol, one of 32 numbered copies on pure wire only major papers.Illustrated cover of a wood Aristide Maillol.Slight traces of insolation at the top and bottom of the back, nice copy. Grasset Paris 1958 14,5x19,5cm broché

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        Lettres à ses amis, 1

      Original, one of 35 former numbered on pure wire, only large paper edition. Iconography. Nice copy. Gallimard Paris 1958 12x19cm broché

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        A Bear Called Paddington

      Collins. Hardcover. B002H8JKAE Collins; London, 1958. Hardcover. First edition, First printing. Very Good+, light foxing[poor paper quality]1.5 inch strip front fly next to gutter and entire rear fly/top page edge, brief ink gift inscription dated 1959 front fly else clean and tidy in a Near Fine, couple short closed tears/light edgewear but complete w/scarce 8s. 6d price bottom front flap, Dustwrapper. 8vo[octavo or aprx 6 x 9 inches], 128pp. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. . Very Good.

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        Verve 35 36 Dernières Oeuvres de Henri Matisse: 1950-1954

      Text by Pierre Reverdy and Georges Duthuit. Editions de la Verve, Paris, 1958 Book Condition: Very Good. This edition of Verve is dedicated entirely to the last work of Matisse, 1950/1954. Illustrated throughout with many color lithographs, in single, double, triple, and quadruple page, all in place and in good condition. The orange cover was designed by Matisse especially for this edition, the color lithographs were printed by Moutlot Frere, and the heliogravure in black and white by the master printers Draeger Frere.No dust Jacket, cover and spine in good condition. Inside in very good condition, all the lithographs with no discoloration or stains, braight color. A very good copyMore pictures on request.

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        The Carpentered Hen, and Other Tame Creatures.

      First edition. First issue of dust wrapper, which carries the statement in the biographical blurb that Updike had "two small children." Updike's first book, a collection of lean and sly poems, among which one, titled "Ex-Basketball Player," almost seems a rough character sketch for Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom. Very faint spotting to fore edge, spine ends lightly rubbed, else fine in cloth-backed grey boards and dust wrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mes dessins d'Antibes. Portfolio with 17 Prints by Picasso

      Mes dessins d'Antibes. Avant-Propos de Georges Salles. Au Pont Des Arts, Paris, 1958. Portfolio of 16 lithographs in colors, on Arches paper, one of the first 30 copies of French Edition with an additional color pochoir  (total edition 300 numbered copies). Loose as issued with colophon, text, and prints, in the publisher?s linen portfolio case with ties. Our portfolio present an additional print of a Picasso gouache reproduced in collotype with pochoir by Daniel Jacomet. The series "Mes dessins d'Antibes" of sixteen lithographs on velin d'Arches pur Chiffon (by Daniel Jacomet) represent the ancient Greece of Antibes, Antipolis. Published in Paris during 1958, this work reproduces the magnificent original Picasso drawings of 1946, representing the austere mythological interaction of the Centaur, the Nymph and the Faun, a constant theme in Picasso's post-war period. Size: 25 ¾" x 19 ¾ " inches (65 x 50 cm) In very good condition, fold toned as usual, protective flaps worn, one of them is detached from the folder. Inside prints and text in fine condition. Very good copy

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        Gold: Its Properties, Modes of Extraction, Value, &c, &c. With an introduction by Neal Harlow

      Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada:: Robert Reid & Takao Tenabe,, 1958.. Edition of 275.. 6.125 x 9"; 64 pp. Caslon type on British handmade papers. Originally printed at the Mainland Guardian, New Westminster, British Columbia, in 1871, this reprint was published in an edition of 275 copies in 1958 by the private press of Robert Reid and Takao Tanabe. This is one of 10 copies in full dark-green leather called for in the edition, but not bound until 45 years later (circa 2003). Contains a facsimile of the original title page, a reproduction of the advertisement for the original in the Mainland Guardian (7/1/1871), an Afterword by Robert Reid explaining the printing/binding history, copies of the reprint's two original prospectus tipped in, and a copy of an insert in the July 1960 issue of the B.C. Library Quarterly. Bound by Claudia Cohen (her binder's ticket, inside back cover) with gold tooling and Robert Reid and Taka Tanabe's logo/seal in black on the top board. This is an unnumbered copy. Marbled end pages. Signed by Reid and Tanabe on the colophon. In a drop-back clamshell box of black cloth with mottled gold paper edges and small decorated leather name tag tipped on spine. Robert Reid, Afterword: "This is one of the ten full-leather copies of Gold called for in the edition. When the book was published in 1958, our plan was to have people pay in advance for these special copies, but we never had the time or energy to recruit patrons. . . . Thanks to [bookseller] Steve Lunsford's enthusiasm and support, Tak and I are finally able to complete our first collaboration in bookmaking, 45 years later." A handsome copy of the reprint of this early Canadian imprint

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        Saucers - Autumn 1958 Issue. UFO / Max Miller's Retained Copy

      Los Angeles: Flying Saucers International, 1958 Los Angeles: Flying Saucers International, 1958. First Edition of the Autumn, 1958 issue, Vol. VI, No. 3. This is the copy from the UFOlogy collection of Max Miller, founder of Flying Saucers International and editor of this, the organization's publication. Printed stapled wraps, octavo, 16 pp.; slightly aged-toned; Fine. An extraordinarily scarce piece of UFOlogy history, with unusual association status, being Max Miller's own copy of his publication. His 'Saucers' publication was an early intelligent treatment of a topic which was treated in a dizzying variety of ways in those early years. This issue features a George Adamski cover photo with frame enlargement and a long caption; then a lengthy piece, "How to Film Unidentified Flying Objects", by Max Miller and Norman S. Kossuth, with sample stills; followed by three pages of "Short Shots" - sightings, etc. L103

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        Breakfast at Tiffany's

      Random House 1958 - A very good first edition in a very good dust jacket, signed by Capote on a tipped-in page. First printing stated on copyright page and original price of $3.50 and date code of 10.58 on front flap of dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Bolstering his opinion that John Quincy Adams ???was a Democrat,??? Harry Truman gives examples of Adams, while Secretary of State, backing Democrat Andrew Jackson for appointments and also Adamsâ?? â??friendliness toward the Jefferson program â?¦â?

      Independence, Missouri: , November 3, 1958. Typed Letter Signed â??Harry S. Truman,â? 1 page, 7.25â? x 10.5â?. Independence, Missouri, November 3, 1948. To Mr. Leslie Moore, Executive Editor, Worcester Telegram-The Evening Gazette, Worcester, Massachusetts. Expected mailing folds, a few very minor tone spots not affecting text, else very fine condition.Exactly ten years after the â??Chicago Daily Tribuneâ? ran the banner headline â??Dewey Defeats Truman,â? the former President writes to the Executive Editor of the â??Worcester Telegram-The Evening Gazetteâ? who had editorialized that Truman had â??gone too far in claiming [Adams] as a Democrat â?¦â? In full, â??Thank you for sending me a copy of your editorial on John Quincy Adams. I enjoyed reading it. First, you said Iâ??d gone too far in claiming him as a Democrat, and then you went ahead to give some of my principal, valid reasons for doing so. Obviously, the cause of the Mugwumps is not lost in Massachusetts. According to his own statement John Quincy Adams wasnâ??t sure that he was a Federalist, or a Democrat, or an Independent. Nevertheless, he left a fine career behind him. â??I was reading through some documents not long ago and was reminded that he had asked Andrew Jackson to be his Secretary of State before he appointed Clay. And during that period he backed Andrew Jackson as the first Military Governor and occupation director of the Florida Territory, still another example of his friendliness toward the Jefferson program. Whether he was willing to admit it then, or whether anyone else will admit it now, in my opinion he was a Democrat.â?

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        Bolstering his opinion that John Quincy Adams <i>?was a Democrat,?</i> Harry Truman gives examples of Adams, while Secretary of State, backing Democrat Andrew Jackson for appointments and also Adams? <i>?friendliness toward the Jefferson program ??</i>

      Independence, Missouri, November 3, 1958 Typed Letter Signed ?Harry S. Truman,? 1 page, 7.25? x 10.5?. Independence, Missouri, November 3, 1948. To Mr. Leslie Moore, Executive Editor, Worcester Telegram-The Evening Gazette, Worcester, Massachusetts. Expected mailing folds, a few very minor tone spots not affecting text, else very fine condition.Exactly ten years after the ?Chicago Daily Tribune? ran the banner headline ?Dewey Defeats Truman,? the former President writes to the Executive Editor of the ?Worcester Telegram-The Evening Gazette? who had editorialized that Truman had ?gone too far in claiming [Adams] as a Democrat ...? In full, ?Thank you for sending me a copy of your editorial on John Quincy Adams. I enjoyed reading it. First, you said I?d gone too far in claiming him as a Democrat, and then you went ahead to give some of my principal, valid reasons for doing so. Obviously, the cause of the Mugwumps is not lost in Massachusetts. According to his own statement John Quincy Adams wasn?t sure that he was a Federalist, or a Democrat, or an Independent. Nevertheless, he left a fine career behind him. ?I was reading through some documents not long ago and was reminded that he had asked Andrew Jackson to be his Secretary of State before he appointed Clay. And during that period he backed Andrew Jackson as the first Military Governor and occupation director of the Florida Territory, still another example of his friendliness toward the Jefferson program. Whether he was willing to admit it then, or whether anyone else will admit it now, in my opinion he was a Democrat.?

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        Signature of rock and roll pioneer Sam Cooke

      Envelope Signed: "Sam Cooke" with Sammy Davis, Jr.'s name printed on the rear, and with his Hollywood return address stamped on the front, postmarked 25 July 1958, and addressed to Miss Hattie Bea Hightower in Detroit. Envelope is torn open on one side not affecting the signature, and is in very good condition. Cooke has signed on the reverse side of the envelope. Hightower worked in a theatre in Detroit and this envelope accompanied her papers. Genuine autographs of Cooke are very uncommon. Cooke was shot to death at a Los Angeles motel in 1964 at the age of 33. .

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