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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. .

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        Poesia dei Macchiaioli

      Aldo Martello - Milano 1958 1 italiano Bella legat. edit. in tela con sovrac. illustrata, cm 38x28, pag. 92 di testo + tavole, con 29 pregev. tavole a colori applic. alle pagine nel t., e 164 pregev. tavole a colori applic. fuori testo - Opera stampata in edizione limitata di 2000 esemplari numerati, dei quali 750 destinati alla Confederazione Generale dell'Industria Italiana; il nostro esemplare appartiene a questi 750 - A cura di Mario Borgiotti - A magnificent folio which is profusely illustrated with brilliant tipped in color plates. The Macchiaioli were a group of Tuscan painters active in the second half of the nineteenth century who, breaking with the antiquated conventions taught by the Italian academies of art, painted outdoors in order to capture natural light, shade, and colour.

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        The Subterraneans

      New York: Grove Press. 1958. Second printing. Professionally recased. Very good with the pages somewhat toned and the first few dampstained but fresh lettering on the front board and spine fresh in an about very good dustwrapper a bit rubbed, a few tiny tears and partially split at the spine. Inscribed by Kerouac to Terry Southern: "To Beautiful Terry from Ugly Uncle Jack, Jack." Kerouac and Southern met through Southern's Candy co-author Mason Hoffenberg, when Southern returned from Paris to New York and settled in Greenwich Village. Southern was notorious for abusing his books and this copy is no exception, hence the re-casing. Still a spectacular association copy linking two iconic counterculture figures in what is often considered one of the scarcest of Kerouac's books to find signed in the regular edition. .

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        Enciclopedia dell' Arte Antica. Classica e Orientale. Vol. 1: A-Bar. 2. Bas-Dam. 3. Dan-Herc. 4. Herm-Mik. 5. Mil-Paz. 6. Pec-Saq. 7. Sar-Zurv.

      Enciclopedia Italiana Treccani Roma, 1958-1966.. gebundene Ausgabe. Ausgetragenes Bibliotheksexemplar, stellenweise mit Gebrauchsspuren, Seiten altersgemäß angedunkelt, Band I von 1958, Band II von 1959, Band III von 1960, Band IV von 1961, Band V von 1963, Band VI von 1965, Band VII von 1966 Schneller Versand, mit Rechnung.

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        Breakfast at Tiffany's

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

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        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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        ATOMIC PHYSICS AND HUMAN KNOWLEDGE.

      John Wiley, New York 1958 - SIGNED, INSCRIBED TO A FELLOW PHYSICIST, AND DATED IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION BY NIELS BOHR in English. A Near Fine hardback First Edition First Printing in a Very Good++ Dust Jacket with mild chips and short closed tears. 8vo. 101 pp. Niels Bohr (1885-1962) was awarded the 1922 Nobel Prize in Physics for "His services in the investigation of the structure of atoms and of the radiation emanating from them". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT TO 1910. The First Golden Age

      New York:: Reinhold Publishing,, 1958. First Edition. Near Fine. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON HALF TITLE PAGE BY FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT. A Near Fine hardback First Edition First Printing in a Near Fine Dust Jacket. Sm. 4to. x,

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        The Sundial

      Farrar Straus Cudahy, New York 1958 - First edition. Fine in very near fine dustwrapper with nominal wear at the crown. This copy Inscribed by the author to Joseph Mitchell and his wife: "For Therese and Joe - Affectionately - Shirley. January 1958." A very nice copy of this novel of twelve people in an isolated mansion awaiting the end of the world. At the time of the inscription, Mitchell and Jackson were both on the staff of *The New Yorker*, Mitchell as a reporter who helped define the future direction of the magazine. Jackson published many stories in the magazine; her controversial story, "The Lottery* was first published in the magazine in 1948, where it caused a sensation, and received a response that "no *New Yorker* story had ever received". A splendid association. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Relacion Del Viage Hecho Por Las GoletasSutil Y Mexicana En El Ano De 1792 Para Reconocer El Estrecho De Fuca;Con Una Introduccion En Que Se Da Noticia De Las Expediciones ExecutadasAnteriormente Por Los Espanoles En Busca Del Paso Del Noroeste De LaAmeri

      Madrid. Jose Porrua Turanzas, 1958.. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Book tall8vo& 4to, 23 & 27cm, 2 volumes, (text & atlas portfolio), [xviii],clxviii,202,[1]p & atlas, 2nd Spanish edition; edited by Porrua, this Octavo 2ndedition is limited to 225 numbered copies of which 25 are lettered and200 are numbered, this being #192, in the De Luxe Binding, with 8 viewplates & 9 folding maps and plans in the separate atlas portfolio, onfine extra stock paper . . This set bound in de luxe binding inquarter crushed green morocco, blind ruled raised bands, gilt spinetitles, (Cockerel style) marbled boards, in fine condition. (cgc) Thisis a fine press edition from the very rare 1802 edition; this edition isequally rare. The commander of the expedition was Don DionysioAlcala-Galiano, who was probably the author of this work. See Sabin69221. The text of the rare first edition is faithfully followed, printedon fine paper, and is accompanied by the same maps and plates. Howescalls this an "important voyage up the Pacific coast and the last to beundertaken by Spain ; written probably by the commander, Galiano, butattributed also to Jose de Espinosa y Tello. and to Cayetano Valdes. The Introduccion,' giving a splendid historical sketch of earlier Spanishexplorations in the same region, was the work of the maritime authority,[Martin Fernandez de] Navarrette." Henry R. Wagner suggests that the mapsare better in some respects than Vancouver's and were used by Humboldtas models for his Essai Politique sur le Royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne(1811). Exceptionally scarce, even in this Second Edition which wasproduced in thick card wraps, it is very rare in this binding. Strathern167(I); Howes (Gallano]. G18; Sabin 66221; Streeter 2458]. We found norecords that mention this de-luxe binding. .

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        AROMAS AND FLAVORS OF PAST AND PRESENT Inscribed to Eleanor Roosevelt

      Harper & Brothers Publishers (1958), New York - Early but not first printing. Introduction and comments by Poppy Cannon. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on a piece of Toklas's 5, rue Christine stationery: "For Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt/En souvenir of a memorable meeting in 1934./With appreciation and cordially/Alice Toklas/November 1958." Below this is an inscription by Poppy Cannon in green ink: "and with the deepest and/warmest admiration/from/Poppy/Christmas 1958." The paper, now loose, was once tipped to the top of the front endpaper and has a corresponding glue stain. It is likely that Toklas wanted to present a copy to Roosevelt and signed the stationery which she then sent to Cannon or her publisher who then tipped it into this copy to give to Roosevelt. With Eleanor Roosevelt's bookplate on the front pastedown and a small Eleanor Roosevelt estate sticker numbered 841 above it. The memorable meeting Toklas mentions was the invitation extended by Roosevelt to her and Gertrude Stein to have tea at the White House. Toklas provided the meals when Gertrude would hold court in their Paris residence to the likes of Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. James Beard called her one of the "really great cooks of all time." Glue stain to the top of the stationery as well as to the top of the endpaper and less so to the facing pastedown. Small dampstain to the heel of the spine which has "841 ER" written in ink as does the spine of the dustwrapper which is dampstained, wrinkled, and soiled. Very Good in a Good dustwrapper. Extraordinary copy [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Op. 103 Simfonia No. 11 "1905 god" Symphony No. 11 "The Year of 1905" Partitura Score Redaktor L. Atovm'ian Edited by L. Atovmian. [Full score]. With autograph inscription signed "D. Shostakovich"

      Moskva... Moscow: Gosudarstvennoe muzykal'noe izdatel'stvo State Music Publishers [PN M. 26985 G.(Cyrillic)]. 1958. Quarto. Full tan cloth with titling stamped in red and black, imprint and (to verso) price ("40 r[ubles]") blindstamped. [i] (title), [ii]-[v] (foreword by V. Pankratova in Russian, English, French, and German), [vi] (list of orchestral instruments in Russian and Italian), 7-238 (music, with caption titles in Russian and English), [i] (contents in Russian and English), [i] (colophon in Russian). With an autograph inscription signed in blue ink to title: "Dorogomu Rostislavu Modestovichu na doroguiu pamiat'. D. Shostakovich 28 V 1958. Parizh." (To dear Rostislav Modestovich as a dear memory. D. Shostakovich. May 28, 1958, Paris). Binding very slightly bumped at corners and head and tail of spine. . First Edition. Hulme p. 408. The inscription is to the stage director and musicologist Rostislav Modestovich Gofman (or Hofman, 1915-1975). Born in Petrograd, he was taken to Paris in 1923 where he spent all his later life, assuming an important role in the Russian émigré community and beyond. Levon Atovm'ian (1907-1973), the editor of the present volume, was a close friend of Prokofiev during the latter's final years. "The Eleventh Symphony was composed for the 40th Anniversary of the October Revolution and programmatically represented the 1905 Bloody Sunday Massacre; yet appearing as it did in October 1957, its message concerning the abuse of dictatorial power invited aesopian reading as a comment on the Soviet repression of the Hungarian uprising. Although Shostakovich himself later encouraged this interpretation, the publication of his intent to write such a symphony had actually preceded the Soviet invasion of October 1956, and the programmatic scenario is extremely closely wedded to the events of 1905 ?- unimpeachable subject matter for a good communist." David Fanning in Grove online

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      Paris: Robert Delpire,, 1958. Textes réunis et présentés par Alain Bosquet. Oblong quarto. Original laminated illustrated boards by Saul Steinberg, titles to front cover in red and black, titles to spine in black on a blue ground. Illustrated throughout by Frank. Spine very lightly tanned and faintly creased but an excellent copy of a vulnerable book. First edition, first printing. Frank's notorious early masterpiece was commissioned and first published as part of Delpire's ambitious "Encyclopedie essentielle" Others in the series included Les Allemandes and Les Italiennes. But it was Frank's groundbreaking adaptation of his stylistic forebears such as Walker Evans which has made this publication one of the key photographer's books of the century. The US edition was to carry an introduction by Jack Kerouac which was met in America with critical outrage. With contributions from Simone de Beauvoir, John Steinbeck, William Faulkner, and others.

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        MIRANDA THE PANDA IS ON THE VERANDA

      Coward-McCann, Inc., New York 1958 - Quarto; variant taupe cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine and front cover; variant dustjacket colored in pale blue with red lettering; [40pp]; illus. Mild wear to spine ends, with a tiny, faint indentation to front cover; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.50), edgeworn and lightly spine-sunned, with several closed tears, small edge chips, and a pea-sized chip at mid-spine; Very Good. The crime fiction author's only children's book, a collaborative work created with her lover Doris Sanders. Highsmith began a four year-long affair with Sanders in 1955, the same year she published The Talented Mr. Ripley. Sanders, an advertising copywriter at McCann-Erickson, wrote a series of nonsense rhymes involving animals, with line drawing illustrations provided by Highsmith. The book was the only tangible remainder of that relationship; Highsmith, a serial womanizer, cheated on Sanders, which ended their relationship. Known in two binding and jacket variants, with no established priority. Scarce in dustjacket, and a stopper for Highsmith collectors. Found in fewer than three dozen American institutions. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        BEST IN SHOW - ORIGINAL ART

      GWYNNE, FRED. GWYNNE,FRED. BEST IN SHOW - ORIGINAL ART AND INSCRIBED BOOK. Offered here is a finished original color illustration by Gwynne, a variation of which appears in reduced form on page 17 of his first book BEST IN SHOW published by E.P. Dutton in 1958. Included is a first edition of the book, inscribed by Gwynne. Gwynne, an American actor, is probably best known as a movie, stage and television actor (Munsters, Car 54 Where Are You, My Cousin Vinny and many more). He was also an accomplished illustrator (he was editor and cartoonist for the Harvard Lampoon) and author of children's books. "Best In Show", his first children's book is a wonderful picture book about a girl who entered her dog in a dog show where she met dog owners who bore very strong resemblances to their dogs: a man with his English Bulldog, another with his Scottie, a woman with her French Poodle and another wih a Yorkshire Terrier. The little girl's dog wins because it turns out that her dog looks just like the judge. The charming art offered here shows all of the above people with their dogs. The image measures 11" wide by 7" high executed in pen and ink and colored pencil, and is attractively framed to 20 x 16". It is dated 1957, signed and inscribed at the bottom "To Leila, with best wishes - Fred Gwynne." The book is also inscribed on the half-title by Gwynne who has crossed out the word "Show" and written "everything" so it reads "Best in Everything , To Miss Lelia Pardee, Fred G." It is also inscribed by Gwynne's wife Foxy: "Merry Christmas 1958 and love to Lee from GM [godmother] Foxy." The art belonged to the Gwynne's goddaughter who lived next door to the Gwynne's at the time. This is a wonderful illustration.

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        Lustiges Zählen. (Entwurf: Albert Plecy Photographien von Robert Doisneau).

      Hamburg, Christian Wegner, [1958].. 13 nn. Bl. Mit 12 zweifarb. Textillustr. u. 12 ganzseitigen fotograf. Abb. in Schwarz/weiß-Kupfertiefdruck. 4to. OKart. mit illustr. Originalschutzumschlag Kupfertiefdruckvorsätzen in Kreidetafelmanier.. Außentitel: "1, 2, 3, 4, 5" - Besonders schönes Photo-Bilderbuch zum Zählenlernen. Auf der linken Seite jeweils ein Verslein zur hier farbig gedruckten Zahl über der Umrißzeichnung von Gegenständen, die in Form der Zahl angeordnet sind. Rechts die ausgezeichneten szenischen Fotografien, die das Zahlenthema originell oder niedlich, immer aber lehrreich aufgreifen: sieben Kinderakrobaten bilden eine Pyramide, neun Jungs mit lustigen Pompom-Mützen blicken am Eiffelturm, fünf Schnecken schleimen sich den Weg zum frischen Salat entlang. Die Vorsätze zeigen eine aufgeklappte schwarze Schultafel mit halbverwischten, Zahlenfolgen und Frau in Tracht mit weißer Kreide gezeichnet. Die täuschend-echt gedruckte Photographie animiert zum Tafel-Wischen!. Der französische Foto-Journalist Robert Doisneau (1912-1994) wurde u.a. durch seine Fotos aus dem Pariser Alltag und seine Porträts berühmter Persönlichkeiten bekannt. - Wunderbar erhaltenes Exemplar

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        La porte etroite. Lavis originaux de Jean-Pierre Remon.

      Lausanne, Andre et Pierre Gonin, 1958,. in-4to, 166 p., illustre de 24 lavis en couleurs originaux, dont 10 en pleine page, typographie tres soignee (texte compose a la main en Garamond corps 24), non relie, dans couvertures en beau papier de Chine et emboitage en demi-parchemin, tres bel exemplaire.. Edition limitee a 165 exemplaires. Un des 75 exemplaires numerotes a la presse (n° 100) sur grand velin d'Arches pur chiffon, signe de la main de l'artiste et des editeurs. 24 beaux lavis originaux en noir (dont 10 h. t.) peints a la main par J.-P Remon, remarquable par l'emploi des couleurs.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. .

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        Op 103 Simfonia No 11 "1905 god" Symphony No 11 "The Year of 1905" Partitura Score Redaktor L Atovm'ian Edited by L Atovmian [Full score] With autograph inscription signed "D Shostakovich"

      Moskva... Moscow: Gosudarstvennoe muzykal'noe izdatel'stvo State Music Publishers [PN M. 26985 G.(Cyrillic)]. 1958. Quarto. Full tan cloth with titling stamped in red and black, imprint and (to verso) price ("40 r[ubles]") blindstamped. [i] (title), [ii]-[v] (foreword by V. Pankratova in Russian, English, French, and German), [vi] (list of orchestral instruments in Russian and Italian), 7-238 (music, with caption titles in Russian and English), [i] (contents in Russian and English), [i] (colophon in Russian). With an autograph inscription signed in blue ink to title: "Dorogomu Rostislavu Modestovichu na doroguiu pamiat'. D. Shostakovich 28 V 1958. Parizh." (To dear Rostislav Modestovich as a dear memory. D. Shostakovich. May 28, 1958, Paris). Binding very slightly bumped at corners and head and tail of spine. . First Edition. Hulme p. 408. The inscription is to the stage director and musicologist Rostislav Modestovich Gofman (or Hofman, 1915-1975). Born in Petrograd, he was taken to Paris in 1923 where he spent all his later life, assuming an important role in the Russian émigré community and beyond. Levon Atovm'ian (1907-1973), the editor of the present volume, was a close friend of Prokofiev during the latter's final years. "The Eleventh Symphony was composed for the 40th Anniversary of the October Revolution and programmatically represented the 1905 Bloody Sunday Massacre; yet appearing as it did in October 1957, its message concerning the abuse of dictatorial power invited aesopian reading as a comment on the Soviet repression of the Hungarian uprising. Although Shostakovich himself later encouraged this interpretation, the publication of his intent to write such a symphony had actually preceded the Soviet invasion of October 1956, and the programmatic scenario is extremely closely wedded to the events of 1905 – unimpeachable subject matter for a good communist." David Fanning in Grove online

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        Diamonds are Forever

      London: Jonathan Cape 1958, 1958. FIRST EDITION, Second Impression, Binding A. Octavo, 257 pp. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards, titled in silver, in the correct pictorial dustwrapper designed by Pat Marriott (repriced at 13/6). Some spine lean, minor wear to jacket, one accidental bump to upper joint; a clean, near fine copy. Less than 2000 were printed. A4a

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        AROMAS AND FLAVORS OF PAST AND PRESENT Inscribed to Eleanor Roosevelt

      New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, (1958). First Edition. Hardcover. Glue stain to the top of the stationery as well as to the top of the endpaper and less so to the facing pastedown. Small dampstain to the heel of the spine which has "841 ER" written in ink as does the spine of the dustwrapper which is dampstained, wrinkled, and soiled. Very Good in a Good dustwrapper. Extraordinary copy. Early but not first printing. Introduction and comments by Poppy Cannon. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on a piece of Toklas's 5, rue Christine stationery: "For Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt/En souvenir of a memorable meeting in 1934./With appreciation and cordially/Alice Toklas/November 1958." Below this is an inscription by Poppy Cannon in green ink: "and with the deepest and/warmest admiration/from/Poppy/Christmas 1958." The paper, now loose, was once tipped to the top of the front endpaper and has a corresponding glue stain. It is likely that Toklas wanted to present a copy to Roosevelt and signed the stationery which she then sent to Cannon or her publisher who then tipped it into this copy to give to Roosevelt. With Eleanor Roosevelt's bookplate on the front pastedown and a small Eleanor Roosevelt estate sticker numbered 841 above it. The memorable meeting Toklas mentions was the invitation extended by Roosevelt to her and Gertrude Stein to have tea at the White House. Toklas provided the meals when Gertrude would hold court in their Paris residence to the likes of Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. James Beard called her one of the "really great cooks of all time.

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        Ink on paper. .della terra. Signed and dated 1958. Framed and glazed.

      Self-published., Naples 1958 - Ink and gouache on paper.Titled, signed and dated 1958 by the artist. In contemporary gilt frame, 810x610mm, sheet withoiut margin 690x490. Un-examined out of frame. In very good condition. Born in Naples in 1933, Guido Biasi studied at the Artistic High School and at the College of Fine Arts in his hometown. In 1954 he became a member of Movimento di Pittura Nucleare (Nuclear Painting Movement) and in 1957 he signed the Abisola Marina Manifesto with Colucci, Piero Manzoni, Sordini and Verga. The following year he took part in the establishment of "Gruppo 58" - with Luca (Luigi Castellano), Del Pezzo, Di Bello and Fergola. He wrote down the manifesto of the group. From 1959 on, he worked for the reviews "Documento sud" and "Linea sud".In 1960, he was in New York where he took part in the International Exhibition of Surrealism; "Surrealist Intrusion in the Enchanters' Domain", by André Breton and Marcel Duchamp. In the same year he moved to Paris where he remained. In the early years of his Paris life he attended the group "Phases"; he worked for the Homonymous review, and also for the review "Edda", published in Brussels. From 1968 onwards he would often go back to Milan, even for long stays. He dies in Paris in 1983.The list of his one-man exhibitions shows the great interest that galleries all over Europe had in his works since the early 1960s. He was in Basle, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Cologne, London, Paris. In 1964 he was in New York and again in Brussels, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Grenoble, Malmoe, Bourges, Château roux, etc.In Italy we remember his presence at the Biennale di Venezia (1972 and 1978), Quadriennale di Roma (1972). Very important was his presence at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam (1969), at the invitation to the Biennale Internazionale in Sao Paulo, Brasil (1972) and the XXV Salone della Giovane Pittura di Parigi (1974).Some of the most qualified scholars have written about him in Italy. Among them: Barilli, Caramel, Crispol-ti, Fagone, Menna, Sanguineti, Schwarz and Varga. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        New paintings by Mark Rothko. Invitation to the Exhibition of Paintings by Mark Rothko, opening Monday January 27 from 5 to 7pm at 15 East 57 Street, New York through February 22 1958.

      Sidney Janis Gallery., New York 1958 - Poster/private view invitation. Single sheet, folded twice. 512x370mm. One colour plate. From the collection of Erica Brausen, Director of The Hanover Gallery London. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        La possession et ses aspects théâtraux chez les Ethiopiens de Gondar

      Edition for which he was not drawn large papers, one copy of the press service. Precious autograph signed by the author Jeanine and Raymond (Queneau): "... with all the affection of eleur friend ..." Back and dishes marginally passed as usually. Plon Paris 1958 13,5x21,5cm broché

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        Breakfast At Tiffany's

      Random House, New York 1958 - Yellow cloth boards, stated first printing. Spine rubbed, spine ends/corners softened, offset to endpages, slight handling soil to cloth. Very faint foxing to text block edge. First issue jacket in mylar priced at $3.50, edgeworn, toned at spine with title faded, with some soiling and wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dr No

      UK: Jonathan Cape. London, Jonathan Cape, 1958. First Edition and First Impression. First issue, in publisher's black cloth without the Honey Rider silhouette to upper board, title in silver gilt to spine. Minor edgewear, near fine. In an unclipped dustwrapper, minor shelfwear to head and tail of spine, neither faded nor tanned but with some soiling to the white rear panel the only significant issue, very good indeed. . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1958.

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        Relacion Del Viage Hecho Por Las GoletasSutil Y Mexicana En El Ano De 1792 Para Reconocer El Estrecho De Fuca;Con Una Introduccion En Que Se Da Noticia De Las Expediciones ExecutadasAnteriormente Por Los Espanoles En Busca Del Paso Del Noroeste De LaAmerica (Coleccion Chimalistac De Libros Y Documentos Acerca De La NuevaEspana) -- Includes Atlas.

      Madrid. Jose Porrua Turanzas, 1958. - tall8vo& 4to, 23 & 27cm, 2 volumes, (text & atlas portfolio), [xviii],clxviii,202,[1]p & atlas, 2nd Spanish edition; edited by Porrua, this Octavo 2ndedition is limited to 225 numbered copies of which 25 are lettered and200 are numbered, this being #192, in the De Luxe Binding, with 8 viewplates & 9 folding maps and plans in the separate atlas portfolio, onfine extra stock paper . . This set bound in de luxe binding inquarter crushed green morocco, blind ruled raised bands, gilt spinetitles, (Cockerel style) marbled boards, in fine condition. (cgc) Thisis a fine press edition from the very rare 1802 edition; this edition isequally rare. The commander of the expedition was Don DionysioAlcala-Galiano, who was probably the author of this work. See Sabin69221. The text of the rare first edition is faithfully followed, printedon fine paper, and is accompanied by the same maps and plates. Howescalls this an "important voyage up the Pacific coast and the last to beundertaken by Spain ; written probably by the commander, Galiano, butattributed also to Jose de Espinosa y Tello. and to Cayetano Valdes. The Introduccion,' giving a splendid historical sketch of earlier Spanishexplorations in the same region, was the work of the maritime authority,[Martin Fernandez de] Navarrette." Henry R. Wagner suggests that the mapsare better in some respects than Vancouver's and were used by Humboldtas models for his Essai Politique sur le Royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne(1811). Exceptionally scarce, even in this Second Edition which wasproduced in thick card wraps, it is very rare in this binding. Strathern167(I); Howes (Gallano]. G18; Sabin 66221; Streeter 2458]. We found norecords that mention this de-luxe binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Breakfast At Tiffany's.

      Random House, New York 1958 - First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Truman Capote on the half title page. A fine copy in an excellent dust jacket that shows some light toning to the spine and rubbing to crown. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. "Truman Capote is the most perfect writer of my generation. He writes the best sentences word for word, rhythm upon rhythm. If you want to capture a period in New York, no other book has done it so well. He could capture period and place like few others" (Norman Mailer). The film adaptation was directed by Blake Edwards, starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Curious George Flies a Kite

      Houghton Mifflin 1958 - A fine first edition in a fine dust jacket. Matching 1958 date on title page. Original price of $2.75 on front flap. A superb copy. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Curious George FLies a Kite

      Houghton Mifflin 1958 - A fine first edition in a fine price-clipped dust jacket, with 1958 on the title page and no mention of later printings on the copyright page. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chinese Pictorial Art as Viewed by the Connoisseur. Notes on the means and methods of traditional chinese connosseurship of pictorial art, based upon a study of the art of mounting scrolls in China and Japan. + Appendix V: Samples of Silk and Paper. With 160 plates and 42 actual samples of Chinese and Japanese paper, in pocket.

      Roma, Istituto italiano per IL medio ed estremo oriente, 1958 (First edition).. 4°, Leinen. XXXVII, 537 pp. XII pp. Cloth binding in good condition. First limited edition to 950 copies. Our copy has the number 617.

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        The Professional

      New York: Harper and Brothers. (1958). First. First edition. Rear endpapers offset from clippings, else near fine in an attractive, very good dustwrapper with two small chips at the corners of the crown, and a large but faint dampstain on the rear panel. This copy Inscribed by Heinz: "To Jim Kahn -- connoisseur-raconteur-colleague-friend. Sincerely, Bill Heinz. 12-30-57. Stamford, Conn." A nice copy of this well-regarded novel about the manager of a prize fighter, a classic of the genre and difficult to obtain, especially signed. Ernest Hemingway said, "'The Professional' is the only good novel I've ever read about a fighter and an excellent novel in its own right." .

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        The Civil War: A Narrative

      New York: Random House. 1958, 1964, 1974. First. Three volumes. First editions of all three volumes. Volume One is fine in near fine dustwrapper with faint offsetting at the bottom of the jacket; Volume Two has an unobtrusive gift inscription else fine in near fine, slightly age-toned dustwrapper; Volume Three is fine in fine dustwrapper. A landmark history of the Civil War. Because the three volumes were published over a period of almost two decades the set has become increasingly difficult to find in first editions and in reasonably uniform condition, as these volumes are. A very nice set. .

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        Metrika. International Journal for Theoretical and Applied Statistics.

      Berlin (u.a.), Springer, 1958-2002.. Bände 1 - 56 in 34 Bänden. Rote Halbleinen- und Bibliotheksleineneinbände.. ISSN: 0026-1335. Titel rückseitig gestempelt und Buchrücken mit Bibliotheks-Signatur-Schild.

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        Doctor Zhivago

      London, Havill Press and Collins. 1958., 1958. UNCORRECTED ADVANCE PROOF. 8vo. In brown wraps. Only minor water staining and a small nick to top cover detract from what is otherwise a very good copy of a scarce proof.

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        Op. 103 Simfonia No. 11 "1905 god" Symphony No. 11 "The Year of 1905" Partitura Score Redaktor L. Atovm'ian Edited by L. Atovmian. [Full score]. With autograph inscription signed "D. Shostakovich"

      Moskva... Moscow Gosudarstvennoe muzykal'noe izdatel'stvo State Music Publishers [PN M. 26985 G.(Cyrillic)] 1958. Quarto. Full tan cloth with titling stamped in red and black, imprint and (to verso) price ("40 r[ubles]") blindstamped. [i] (title), [ii]-[v] (foreword by V. Pankratova in Russian, English, French, and German), [vi] (list of orchestral instruments in Russian and Italian), 7-238 (music, with caption titles in Russian and English), [i] (contents in Russian and English), [i] (colophon in Russian). With an autograph inscription signed in blue ink to title: "Dorogomu Rostislavu Modestovichu na doroguiu pamiat'. D. Shostakovich 28 V 1958. Parizh." (To dear Rostislav Modestovich as a dear memory. D. Shostakovich. May 28, 1958, Paris). Binding very slightly bumped at corners and head and tail of spine.. First Edition. Hulme p. 408. The inscription is to the stage director and musicologist Rostislav Modestovich Gofman (or Hofman, 1915-1975). Born in Petrograd, he was taken to Paris in 1923 where he spent all his later life, assuming an important role in the Russian emigre community and beyond. Levon Atovm'ian (1907-1973), the editor of the present volume, was a close friend of Prokofiev during the latter's final years. "The Eleventh Symphony was composed for the 40th Anniversary of the October Revolution and programmatically represented the 1905 Bloody Sunday Massacre; yet appearing as it did in October 1957, its message concerning the abuse of dictatorial power invited aesopian reading as a comment on the Soviet repression of the Hungarian uprising. Although Shostakovich himself later encouraged this interpretation, the publication of his intent to write such a symphony had actually preceded the Soviet invasion of October 1956, and the programmatic scenario is extremely closely wedded to the events of 1905 - unimpeachable subject matter for a good communist." David Fanning in Grove online

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        Dr. No. FIRST Edition.

      London Jonathan Cape, 1958.. 256 p. 19,5cm. Originalleinen mit Originalumschlag ( Spine lettered in silver, with dancing lady on upper cover, original pictorial dust wrapper). Nur der Umschlag mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, die Seitenschnitte ganz leicht stockfleckig, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar der seltenen ERSTAUSGABE. Der erste verfilmte Roman der James Bond-Serie.

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        Moonraker / by Ian Fleming

      London : Cape 1958 - Physical description; 255 p. ; 20 cm. 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. 1 Kg. 255 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chansons pour ma mélancolie

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

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        THE FLY

      1958. CLAVELL, James. THE FLY. [Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, 1958]. The final, 121-page brad-bound screenplay for the original 1958 camp classic science fiction thriller, which subsequently had two sequels and a remake. A scientist invents a method of transmitting and reassembling atoms. He transmits himself but does not notice a fly has entered the compartment. This script, dated February 27, 1958, was written by Clavell four years before his first novel, "King Rat," was published. There is no book edition of "The Fly" and scripts are very uncommon. Enclosed in a custom-designed, leather and cloth clam-shell box, with a gilt-worked spine that also bears a large, rubber fly at the top edge. The front cover of the box depicts a fly's head done with leather onlays. A great clam-shell box! $2500.00.

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        LA CONQUISTA DELLA TERRA - ESPLORATORI E ESPLORAZIONI - COMPLETA

      1. Zavatti, L'ESPLORAZIONE DELL'ANTARTIDE, 1958 2. Dainelli, ESPLORATORI ALPINISTI NEL CARACORÙM, 1959 3. Bignardelli, CRISTOFORO COLOMBO, 1959 4*. Dainelli, ESPLORATORI ITALIANI IN AFRICA - volume I, 1960 4**. Dainelli, ESPLORATORI ITALIANI IN AFRICA - volume II, 1960 5. Dainelli, VIAGGIATORI DEL MEDIOEVO IN ASIA, 1960 6. Migliorini, L'ESPLORAZIONE DEL SAHARA, 1961 7. Dainelli, LA GARA VERSO IL POLO NORD, 1960 8. Cerulli, NEL PAESE DEI BANTU, 1961 9. Dainelli, I CONQUISTADORES, 1962 10. Dainelli, IL PASSAGGIO DI NORD - OVEST, 1961 11. A. e T. Seppilli, L'ESPLORAZIONE DELL'AMAZZONIA, 1964 12. Dainelli, L'ESPLORAZIONE DEL GRANDE OCEANO, 1965 13. Dainelli, L'IMPRESA DI MAGELLANO, 1965 14. Dainelli, IL DUCA DEGLI ABRUZZI, 1967 Utet, 1958 - 1967 15 volumi dedicati alle esplorazioni di italiani e non nel mondo, con illustrazioni in bianco e nero e carte geografiche - misure 25,5 x 16 cm circa copertina rigida, leggeri segni del tempo, piccole ammaccature sulle unghiature interno usato in buono ottimo stato, leggeri segni d'uso e del tempo La voce spedizione con corriere (prevista comunque per ogni libro), con un costo di poco superiore a quello di una raccomandata, si riferisce ad una spedizione con corriere privato che ne assicura la consegna a domicilio nell'arco di 24 / 48 ore. E' un servizio estremamente accurato che evita di recarsi presso l'ufficio postale di riferimento per il ritiro evitando code ed attese. Il prezzo di tale servizio dipende dal peso e dalle dimensioni totali (compreso imballaggio). Dal servizio sono escluse soltanto Venezia e le piccole isole.

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        IL GATTOPARDO, in prima edizione (libro fondamentale per la letteratura italiana del '900), Milano, Feltrinelli, 1958

      - 13 x 20, rilegatura editoriale cartonata con piatto figurato su sfondo giallo, bs., rare macchioline. PRIMA EDIZIONE FELTRINELLI del novembre 1958. Nel colophon è scritto : finjitio di stampare il 25 ottobre 1958 presso le Arti grafiche MILLI di Milano.

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        A Christmas Story

      New York: Mademoiselle, 1958. First edition. 20pp. 1 vols. 9-3/4 x 4 inches. White board printed in pink and black. Inscribed to Barbara Harrison, Harrison of Paris Inscribed on the title to her old friend and publisher from the thirties, the co-founder of Harrison of Paris, Barbara [Harrison] Wescott: "For Barbara / this belated New Year Greeting / [printed title] / with love / Katherine Anne / 12 January 1962 / (her personal 12th or 3 King's Night!". A wonderful association copy.

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        Collection of forty original "Seventeen" comics

      n.p.: Mirror Enterprises Co, 1958. Pen and ink on card, printed title strip affixed above image, captioned in ink and/or printed label below image. Signed ("Lansky") and dated. Apx. 8 x 6 in. Some adhesive stains, not affecting images. Generally near fine. Housed in blue binder and white slipcase. Forty original one-panel comics from the early years of Bernard Lansky's popular "Seventeen" series, starring seventeen-year-old Sheldon, his parents, girlfriend Lori, and best friend Tank. The jokes tend to revolve around Sheldon's TV addiction, aversion to homework, parental conflict, and girl troubles. "Seventeen" ran from 1955 to 1976.

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        Tom's Midnight Garden (Signed By The Author)

      Oxford University Press 1958 - The First UK printing published by Oxford University Press in 1958.The BOOK is in VERY GOOD+ or better condition.Moderate pushing at the spine tips with light rubbing at the lower spine and cover edges.A small area of creasing at the lower front hinge.Silver titling remains bright.Light toning and a few spots to the text block.The endpapers are lightly offset but the pages remain clean. Free from inscriptions and stamps.The WRAPPER is in VERY GOOD condition.It is neatly price-clipped but is the correct First Issue.Mild edge wear with rubbing in places along the spine and spine folds.Some creasing along the upper front cover.There are signs of light water damage to the spine ends on the verso of the wrapper which is very faintly visible in one small area of the lower spine on the front of the wrapper on close inspection. The wonderfully wrapper art by SUSAN EINZIG looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival protector.The book has been SIGNED and DATED by the Author to the half title page.A Carnegie Prize Winner and a key children's title. Charming B/W illustrations throughout Very scarce as a Signed First Edition. Collectible.More images available on request. ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact . [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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