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        Buchwald-Zinnwald, Erich. - "Blick auf den Geising am Winterabend".

      . Farbholzschnitt, auf Velin, 1958. Von Erich Buchwald-Zinnwald. 34,5 x 39,5 cm (Darstellung / Druckstock) / 40 x 45 cm (Blatt). Außerhalb der Darstellung rechts unten signiert und datiert, unten mittig betitelt und links bezeichnet "Originalholzschnitt". - Blattrand minimal angeschmutzt. Insgesamt gut erhalten. Erich Buchwald-Zinnwald (1884 Dresden ? 1972 Krefeld). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1901?04 Studium an der Kunstakademie Dresden bei Richard Müller, Carl Bantzer und Gotthardt Kuehl. 1904 zog er aus gesundheitlichen Gründen ins Erzgebirge nach Zinnwald, das ihm auch in künstlerischer Hinsicht zur zweiten Heimat wurde und ihn zu dem Namenszusatz "Zinnwald" inspirierte. 1919 Umzug vom Erzgebirge nach Rochwitz. 1934 stand Buchwald-Zinnwald in der Diskussion für eine Professur in der Landschaftsklasse der Dresdner Kunstakademie zu der es jedoch nicht kam. 1969 Umzug nach Krefeld..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Himmel]
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        Endgame: A Play in One Act, Followed by Act Without Words, a Mime for One Player

      Grove Press, 1958-06-01 New York: Grove Press, 1958. 91 p. Off-white cloth with brown lettering. First American edition, first printing. (Trade issue. Translated by the author from the French, issued simultaneously with an Evergreen trade paperback, a hundred numbered copies, and 26 signed copies.) Near Fine hardcover in Good+ original glassine wraps. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Clear wraps' back panel have a tear near top, chipped at edges. Nice condition overall.

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        The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks

      Doubleday and Company 1958 - Garden City: Doubleday and Company, 1958: Signed. Third Edition, in original dust jacket with price intact. Signed "Cordially Yours, Dave Embury" on the half title page, not inscribed to anyone. In Near Fine condition, in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Clean text. Sound binding. Faint bump to top of page corners. Slight soiling to top edge of page block. Rear board shows a faint ding to the surface at about the center. Faint wear at corners and spine ends. The dust jacket shows light edge wear, wear at spine ends and corners, with a chip to the top rear corner, and a ding in the rear panel corresponding to the ding in the board. A very lovely copy, signed by the author. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Die grossen Interpreten: Maria Callas. Aufnahmen von Roger Hauert. Text von Eugenio Gara. Deutsch von A.H. Eichmann.

      Frankfurt: WIlhelm Limpert-Verlag 1958... 30, (3) Seiten. Mit zahlreichen, teils ganzseitigen fotografischen Abbildungen. Ill. Originalbroschur. (Einband etwas randfleckig). 27x18 cm. Widmungsexemplar! Handschriftlich auf dem Vorsatzblatt: "a Karin Schwertner Maria Meneghini Callas 1959".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Heinzelmännchen Karl Heinzel]
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        Document signed ("Che", "Fidel CastroR" and "RCastroRuz").

      Mayari, 29. [!] II. 1958.. Small 4to. 1 p. Countersigned by Capitano Ciro Frias.. Declaration of consent issued by three prominent leaders of the Cuban Revolutionary Army, Che Guevara, Fidel Castro and Raul Castro. Captain Ciro Frias is authorised to implement all measures he deems necessary to ensure the smooth progress of the operations in the east of the country, as well as to apply all provisions of the criminal code if made necessary by circumstances or by lack of military discipline ("Orden de Asenso | Se comunica por este medio que ha sido ascendido al grado de Capitan el Teniente Ciro Frias de previo acuerdo aprobado por la Comandancia General. Previa orden fue en su momento debidamente analizda por la Comision de guerra de la Comandancia General del Ejercito Revolucionario POR el Movimiento 26 de Julio y ratificada por concenso unaninem de acuerdo con los preceptos que rigen el Codigo Militar. Se le faculta al combatiente asi mismo para tomar cuantas medidas estime pertinentes para la garantia de la buena marcha de las operaciones en el Oriente del pais asi como aplicar el Codigo Penal Militar Rebelde en caso de indisciplinas si las circunstancias asi lo exigieran"). - Somewhat browned due to paper; some bleeding to ink in parts of both of Castro's signatures; slight damage to edges and interior.

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        The Dharma Bums

      New York, NY: The Viking Press, 1958. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Published the year after On the Road catapulted Jack Kerouac to literary fame, The Dharma Bums is the story of "....two ebullient young men engaged in a passionate search for truth- a search that involves them, together and separately, in a series of free-wheeling explorations, both sacred and profane."(front flap) The 2 prinicipal characters, narrator Ray Smith & Japhy Ryder, are based on Kerouac & Gary Snyder, respectively. This copy of the First Edition is signed on the title page by Gary Snyder as "Japhy Ryder" in brackets, making it a most unique collectors' item. Book in fine condition with some wear to covers & small cloth loss right at bottom corners, & soiling to top edge, interior very fine. DJ fine with usual rubbing to black background & slight wear & chipping to ends of spine. A most remarkable rarity for collectors of Kerouac & Snyder. Signed by Gary Snyder as "Japhy Ryder

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        Le menuet du haricot

      Connaître, Genève 1958 - 116 pages, 22 X 16, 5 cm Edition originale, un des 250 ex. sur papier luxe alfa numérotés 1 A à 250 A réservés au membres de l’association des amis d’Albert Paraz, premier papier (N° 244 A). Contient le texte intégral de la préface de Paraz au Mensonge d’Ulysse de Paul Rassinier, fac-similés et transcriptions de lettres de L.-F. Céline et de Paraz, en hors- texte un autoportrait d'Albert Paraz, des photographies de Marcel Aymé, L.-F. Céline, Maréchal Juin, Blaise Cendrars et Paul Rassinier. Le livre est accompagné d’une lettre manuscrite signée de Paraz (un feuillet recto) daté du 11 août (1955) où le nom de L-F Céline est cité, d’un feuillet ronéoté au verso annonçant à la date du 20 janvier 1958 la création de « l’Association des amis d’Albert Paraz » (la société fut effectivement créée le 30 janvier 1958), d’une lettre autographe de madame Kate de Porada (marraine de guerre d'Albert Paraz qu'elle admirait, elle lui permit de s'installer à Vence où elle tenait une galerie et fut sa compagne jusqu'à sa mort en 1957) datée du 3 janvier 1959 annonçant que le livre est sous presse, deux feuillets ronéotés au recto datés du 2 février 1959 expliquant le retard de livraison du livre : « À ce stade est intervenue la sureté de l’état vous devinez le reste : le colis bloqué en gare du Nord par un quelconque commissaire ayant jugé qu’i pouvait s’agir d’un livre subversif ( ) », un feuillet ronéoté recto-verso en date du 25 février 1959 faisant le bilan de la sortie du livre et souhaitant que l’association travaille désormais à la publication d’une biographie de Paraz et que soit réuni dans ce but le maximum de documents, cette biographie ne paru jamais car l’association fut dissoute au bout de trois ans. Le volume du Menuet est strictement neuf, non coupé, tous les documents sont en parfait état. Ensemble tout à fait exceptionnel. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        MOTIF. A JOURNAL OF THE VISUAL ARTS VOLS. 1-12 (of 13)

      London: The Shenval Press, 1958-1964 (1958). First edition.. Hardback and Paperback. 4to. (12 x 9.5). Vols. 1-12 (of 13, all published). Each issue has approx pp.90-100. Nos 1-9 with original silk-screened pictorial boards; nos 10-12 in pictorial wrappers. All issues with numerous illustrations and coloured plates, including screen prints and lithographs. Boards to nos 8-9 slightly soiled. Laminate on wrapper to nos 10-11 slightly lifting. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. No inscriptions. Overall a Near Fine set. Extremely heavy books, requiring eye-watering and prohibitive amounts of extra postage overseas. Too heavy to post in a single parcel, as the set weighs 8.5 kilos unwrapped. Numerous parcels push postage costs sky-high. Prefer not to send overseas. Courier in UK. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books P.B.F.A.]
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        I ARRESTED PEARL STARR AND OTHER STORIES OF ADVENTURE AS A POLICEMAN IN FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS FOR 40 YEARS

      Press-Atgus, Printers, n.d. [ca. 1958]., 1958. 9" x 6" tan printed wrappers. [3]-32 pages, photograph of author, foreword. Mike Gordon was a policeman in Fort Smith from 1907 to 1947, when he retired. During his time of service, encountered several incidences, some dangerous, some light-hearted that he offers here to include stories about Pearl Starr. Rosie Lee Reed, better known as Pearl Starr, was an American bordello owner and businesswoman in Arkansas, the first child of Belle Starr, the reputed "Bandit Queen" of the American Old West, and Jim Reed, Belle's first husband. True stories dealing with thefts, shootings, gambling, whiskey, robberies, judges, call-girls, etc. Also has some material on Henry Starr. Hand-written corrections and annotations throughout the booklet with the following four lines typed and taped at the end of tall text “David, Lockhart, Lee Sutton and Henry Starr was robbing the bank at Harrison, Arkansas, when Henry Starr was killed. This information was given me by Frank Carlton.” Six Guns 848 says, "This book tells about Pearl, Belle's daughter, running a house "on the line" and has some material about Henry Star." Light vertical crease else very good.

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        The Magic Barrel

      New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1958. First edition of the author's first collection of short stories that went on to win the National Book Award. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author, "All good wishes to Fred and Louise Sincerely Bern Corvallis 1959." Near fine in a near fine dust jacket that shows light wear to the spine.The Magic Barrel, has been recognized as a classic from the time it was published in 1959. The stories are set in New York and in Italy (where Malamud's alter ego, the struggleing New York Jewish Painter Arthur Fidelman, roams amid the ruins of old Europe in search of his artistic patrimony); they tell of egg candlers and shoemakers, matchmakers, and rabbis, in a voice that blends vigorous urban realism, Yiddish idiom, and a dash of artistic magic. "In the short story, Malamud achieved an almost psalmlike compression. He has been called the Jewish Hawthorne, but he might just as well be thought a Jewish Chopin, a prose composer of preludes and noctures" (Mark Shechner, Partisan Review).

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        Poems

      Marlborough: The Marlborough College Press,, 1958. Selected by Dennis Silk. Octavo. Publisher's blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. A few marks to the boards, very minor spotting to preliminaries, and a small stain to half-title page, but a clean and bright copy. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 150 numbered copies with Sassoon's monogram to the limitation leaf. The edition was offered in three binding variants: red calf, blue calf, and blue cloth, each consisting of 50 copies. It comprises fifty-eight poems, including selections from War Poems, Satirical Poems, the Heart's Journey, Vigils, Rhymed Ruminations, and Sequences. D. R. W. Silk was Warden of Radley College, an international cricketer and Sassoon's close friend, who supervised this volume being printed by the boys of Marlborough College, made many unique recordings of the poet reciting his own work, and in 2009 became President for Life of the Siegfried Sassoon Fellowship.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Endgame: A Play in One Act, Followed by Act Without Words, a Mime for One Player

      Grove Press, 1958-06-01. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Grove Press, 1958. 91 p. Off-white cloth with brown lettering. First American edition, first printing. (Trade issue. Translated by the author from the French, issued simultaneously with an Evergreen trade paperback, a hundred numbered copies, and 26 signed copies.) Near Fine hardcover in Good+ original glassine wraps. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Clear wraps' back panel have a tear near top, chipped at edges. Nice condition overall.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Ginger Man (signed)

      McDowell, Obolensky, New York 1958 - McDowell, Obolensky New York. 1958. First American Edition, 1st printing. SIGNED by JP Donleavy directly to the 1st half-title page. Aside from Mr. Donleavy's signature he also added year and location of signing: Austin, Texas 1976. A VG++ copy that is tight and clean. Would grade near fine if not for two corners that show a most gentle wrinkle to cloth at corners. Strangely, corners are not bumped as they are sharp, just an odd faint wrinkle at those 2 corners. Light, faint toning along endpaper edges and a small faint cloud to topstain. $3.95 price intact on DJ flap. DJ backstrip is bright red. DJ shows light scuffing and some rubbing along edges and and a small chip to edge on rear of DJ. This is JP Donleavy's 1st book and a modern day classic. Published by Olympia Press in Paris in paperback/wraps in 1955. 3 years later it was revised and printed in hardcover in the USA for the first time. this is that offering, the 1st US edition, 1st printing. This is not the ever-plentiful signed Franklin Library edition. 1st US Trade edition, 1st printing, signed by JP Donleavy in 1976. A beauty! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Doctor Zhivago

      London: Collins and Harvill Press,, 1958. Translated from the Russian by Max Hayward and Manya Harari. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket. Edges and endpapers slightly foxed, tips a little bumped; a very good copy in the slightly foxed jacket that has a faded spine, two short closed tears - one to the rear panel and one to the rear flap, and some rubbing to the extremities. First edition in English, first impression, of the book that earned Pasternak the Nobel Prize for literature. The award was offered in mid October 1958, but before the end of the month, under intense pressure from the Soviet authorities, Pasternak was forced to reject the award.

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        Dr. No [three copies in varying bindings]

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

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        Dr. No

      Jonathan Cape, 1958. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Jonathan Cape, 1958. First Edition, First Printing. In a second state dust jacket with the author's name printed in white on the spine. In Very Good condition. Light soiling to end papers. Light lean to spine. Boards are lightly scuffed; spot to rear board. Side edge of page block shows light foxing, with a small stain to the bottom edge that does not intrude into the pages themselves. The dust jacket shows light edge wear and a few small areas of wear to the front panel; the rear panel shows rubbing and a few small stains. First Edition.

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        The Religions of Man

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1958. First edition of the author's masterpiece, which has been a staple in college classrooms since publication. Octavo, original boards. Very good in a very good dust jacket. Inscribed by Huston Smith. A sharp copy of this important work.The World's Religions is the definitive classic for introducing the teachings of the world's predominant faiths, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, as well as regional native traditions. It has sold over 2 million copies since its original publication.

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        Dr. No

      Jonathan Cape, 1958. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Jonathan Cape, 1958. First Edition, First Printing. In a second state dust jacket with the author's name printed in white on the spine. In Very Good condition. Light soiling to end papers. Light lean to spine. Boards are lightly scuffed; spot to rear board. Side edge of page block shows light foxing, with a small stain to the bottom edge that does not intrude into the pages themselves. The dust jacket shows light edge wear and a few small areas of wear to the front panel; the rear panel shows rubbing and a few small stains. First Edition.

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        De Rerum Natura (Lucretius) - Portfolio contenente 36 incisioni (acquaforte) originali firmate e numerate da Enrico Baj

      Milano: Schwarz Editore, 1958 - Folio (530x395mm) - First Enrico Baj's Portfolio (from 1 to 36 at the Catalogue of the Graphic Work and Multiples volume I) containing 36 Original etchings printed on paper "Cartiere di Miliani di Fabriano", each numbered (our's 25 of 51 copies) and signed by the artist. Introductory text by Roberto Sanesi in Italian and French language. In original black Portfolio with E. Baj drawing on front cover. Very Rare! In near Fine condition [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Yugen Quarterly Issues 1-8 (Complete)

      Troubador Press [and Totem Press], 1958-01-01. Paperback. Very Good. New York: Troubador Press/ Totem Press, 1958 - 1962. Complete run of eight issues in stapled wraps. Includes a subscription card for Between Worlds, a subscription form for Yugen (undated), and a loose ad for Kulchur. Individual issues in Good to Very Good+ condition. Sturdy bindings. Some bumping to corners, light soiling, toning with age. Back cover of issue 7 has light pencil notes, as do a few margins in 8. Two small tears in cover of 8 as well, small stains. Nice condition overall. A complete run of an avant garde small magazine that featured most of the Beats and a number of Black Mountain poets as well.

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        The Suffrage of Elvira

      Andre Deutsch, London, 1958. First Edition, first printing of the author's uncommon second book. 8vo. 240pp. Blue boards lettered in gold at spine. Some light dust marking to top edge else a fine copy in pictorial Robert Micklewright dust wrapper, lightly tanned and dust marked at spine and rear panels and with several unsightly yet mercifully quite short surface tears to upper edge of front panel.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        The President appoints Truman?s former Budget Director as a member of the Career Executive Board which he had earlier established by Executive Order ? after strong Congressional opposition fearing executive control of Civil Service and the cutting of funding for the Board, Eisenhower was forced to issue an Executive Order revoking his original order

      Typed Letter Signed ?Dwight D. Eisenhower? as President, one page, 7? x 10.25?. The White House, Washington, December 17, 1958. To James E. Webb, Kerr-McGee Oil Industries, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. On pale green White House stationery. Fine condition.In full, ?I sincerely appreciate your willingness to serve as a Member of the Career Executive Board, and I hereby appoint you in that capacity. As you know, I am very anxious that there be developed within the competitive Federal service a system of appraisal which will ascertain and identify career executives. The Board is endeavoring to insure that fitting recognition is given these outstanding career employees according to merit, and is exploring new ways of strengthening the career executive service and proposing action steps to accomplish that end. Your service as an executive in the Federal service, along with your experience as a key executive in private industry will make your contribution an especially significant one. I consider t

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        Am Rheinhaffen. Oel auf Leinwand.

      1958.. Bildgrösse: 33x41 cm. Monogrammiert und datiert. Rahmengrösse: 42x52 cm.. Der Grafiker, Maler und Illustrator Paul Boesch (1889-1969) war bekannt für seine heraldischen und historischen Zeichnungen, seine Plakate, Briefmarken und Bildnisminiaturen, Wandgemälde, Wappenscheiben und Glasfenster.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        Goldfinger- 1ST STATE- UK 1st Edition 1st Print hardback in original unclipped dust jacket- 'Harrods' Copy

      Jonathan Cape 1958 - - A UK 1st Edition 1st Print hardback copy indicated by the statement 'First Published 1959' to copyright page with no further printings mentioned. - THIS COPY HAS THE FIRST STATE BINDING, WITH THE ADDITIONAL DETAIL TO THE TOP LEFT OF THE SKULL ON THE FRONT OF THE BOARDS. - Interestingly, this copy also seems to have spent some of its life in the famous London store Harrods. This is evident as there is a 'Harrods Library, Harrods Ltd London, MAR' imprint to the bottom of reverse paste- down. - Book is in good condition. Light push to top and bottom of spine, crease to spine, bumps to all four corners of the boards. Slight lean. Sunning and foxing to page block. Front paste down has a sticker residue attached. Otherwise clean internally with usual aged paper. - Dust jacket is also in good condition and has not been price clipped with 15s net shown. Chipping to top and bottom with a few tears. Sunning to spine with foxing in some areas of the jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        British Imperialism in Southern Arabia.

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Balthazar

      London: Faber and Faber, 1958. First Edition. About fine in dust jacket. Inscribed by the author in 1962.

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        The Feast of Lupercal

      London: Andre Deutsch,, 1958. Octavo. Original red boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket and ownership signature to front free endpaper. Spine rolled. An excellent copy in the jacket with a couple of spots to the lower panel and nicks at the ends of the spine panel. First UK edition, first impression. Originally published in the US the previous year.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        ANECDOTES OF DESTINY

      New York: Random House. 1958. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Good dust jacket. Chips and tears to jacket. Stated First Printing. ; Signed and inscribed by the author. Also signed on FEP by reknown illustrator Shelia Beckett. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .

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        Roemsche historie oft gesten, . . . nu erstmael in onser Nederlantscher spraken ghedruckt.Antwerp, (colophon: printed by Jan Grapheus and sold by Jan Gymnicus), August 1541. Folio. With the title-page and each of the 3 part-titles in a frame built up from 4 woodcuts (part 2 with different blocks than the others), well over 200 woodcuts in the text (including repeats). Late 17th-century calf, richly gold-tooled spine.

      Belg. Typ. 1958; BMC STC Dutch, p. 123; Funck, p. 401; Machiels L404; USTC 403306; not in Bibl. Belg. First Dutch edition of Livius's classic history of Rome, beautifully illustrated with hundreds of woodcuts, many measuring about 12×14 cm. Written about AD 10, it is the most extensive work to survive from classical antiquity, and the present translation for the first time acquainted a wider audience in the Low Countries with the "knightly, manly deeds" (as the title puts it) of classical heroes. The woodcuts provide a fascinating view of clothing, architecture, military and other equipment, boats and sometimes trades and other human activities. The view they provide is not of classical Rome, however, but of the early sixteenth-century, for the artists made very little attempt at historical accuracy. A few showing battles, sieges, councils, visitations, etc. are used many times to illustrate different events, but others more specifically reflect the subjects of the text. So we see a hundred-and-twenty-foot dragon, the death of Archimedes, the use of elephants in battle, the burning of books (very topical in 1541!) and many other lively scenes.Owner's entry on title-page, partly erased. Leaves *2-5 misbound, title-page and leaf 207 detached, water stains, affecting the text in the first and last few quires. Front hinge and head and foot of spine damaged. Overall in good condition. An influential and beautifully illustrated edition of a great classic.

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        Penck, A.R. - Mutter mit Kind.

      . Zeichnung / Federzeichnung, in schwarzer Tusche, um 1958. Von A.R. Penck. 18 x 13 cm (Darstellung) / 30 x 21 cm (Blatt). Verso Sammlungs-Stempel von Hand nummeriert "P 19". - Minimal gegilbt und etwas knickspurig mit unscheinbarem Eselsohr oben links. Insgesamt guter Zustand. A.R. Penck (1939 Dresden - lebt und arbeitet in Dublin). Eigentlich Ralf Winkler. Deutscher Maler und Grafiker, Vertreter der gestisch-abstrakten Malerei. Gehört zu den bekanntesten Namen der neueren internationalen Kunstszene. 1954 Lehre als Werbezeichner, erste Arbeiten, Holzschnitte und Porträts. 1955 Ablehnung an den Akademien in Dresden und Ost-Berlin. 1960/61 Bewerbung bei der Volksarmee wird abgelehnt. 1963-65 Auseinandersetzung mit Mathematik, Kybernetik und theoretischer Physik. Seit 1968 Verwendung des Pseudonyms 'A.R. Penck' - später weitere Pseudonyme wie 'Mike Hammer' oder 'T.M.'. 1974 Umzug nach Dresden. 1975 Verleihung des Will-Grohmann-Preises. 1976 Ausstellung mit Joerg Immendorff. 1980 Ausbürgerung aus der DDR und Umzug nach Kerpen bei Köln. 1982 documenta in Kassel. 1983 Umzug nach London. 1988 Berufung als Professor an die Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. Seit 1991 Atelier in Berlin. 1992 documenta in Kassel. 1988 Retrospektiven in der Nationalgalerie Berlin und im Kunsthaus Zürich. 2003 Retrospektive im Museum Küppersmühle, Duisburg..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Himmel]
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        Norman Rockwell lithographic poster signed - "The Runaway"

      n.p., n.d. Signed art "Norman Rockwell", one page, large, 18x20, color lithographic poster entitled "The Runaway" signed "Norman Rockwell" in black ink on lower white border, reproduction of Rockwell's famous painting illustrated on the Saturday Evening Post's front cover of the September 20 1958 edition, custom matted overall size 24x26. The image depicts a policeman and a young boy seated at the counter of an eatery, with the young boy's treasured belongings tied in a red kerchief to a stick.

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        THERMES

      Paris: Pierre Jean Oswald, [1958].. Quarto. Original pictorial wrappers bound up in a handsome art binding by Alain Lobstein comprised of quarter black morocco and medium brown boards, with onlaid morocco fore-panels and an onlaid morocco design in harmony with the book's illustrations. A few small nicks to morocco (most of them perhaps consciously a part of the abstract onlay design), otherwise fine. First edition, deluxe issue. Illustrated with four original monochrome serigraphs by René Laubiès, including one on the upper wrapper. One of seventy-five numbered copies printed on straw-colored Chiffon, with the serigraphs printed by Frederic Benrath, signed by the poet and the artist. MONOD 6592.

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        NEW YEAR'S EVE IN LAN-FANG

      Beirut: ["Imprimerie Catholique"], 1958., 1958. First edition. Limited to 200 copies. Generic inscription by the author, "With best wishes for 1959, Robert van Gulik, Beyrouth, 1958." Fine in printed wrappers. This Judge Dee story is the scarcest of all the Judge Dee books. A murder mystery that takes place on New Year's Eve in ancient China. It was sent out to friends in lieu of a New Year's greeting card. The booklet is 32 pages and is seldom offered for sale. An unusually sharp copy of a very scarce title, housed in a four-point case that is inserted into a cloth slipcase with leather labels on the spine and titles stamped in gold.

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        The Religions of Man

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1958. First edition of the author's masterpiece, which has been a staple in college classrooms since publication. Octavo, original boards. Very good in a very good dust jacket. Inscribed by Huston Smith. A sharp copy of this important work. The World's Religions is the definitive classic for introducing the teachings of the world's predominant faiths, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, as well as regional native traditions. It has sold over 2 million copies since its original publication.

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        Card signed in full with First Edition of his first book, ?Stride Toward Freedom.?

      n.p., n.d. Card Signed ?Best Wishes / Martin Luther King Jr.,? 5? x 3?. Tipped in to the front free endpaper of the book ?Stride Toward Freedom? by Martin Luther King, Jr., his first book. 230p, 5.5:? x 8.25?. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1958. Stated First Edition. Very good dust jacket, partial fading at spine, minor flaws. Bound in black and dark blue cloth. Book in very good condition.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Dr. No

      ìM still hasnít forgiven James Bond...îFLEMING, Ian. Dr. No. London: Jonathan Cape, [1958].First edition, with brown-stamped "girl" on top board (no priority). Octavo (7 7/16 x 5 inches; 189 x 127 mm). [1]-256 pp.Full black textured paper over boards. Front board with brown-stamped "girl" and spine lettered in silver. With original pictorial dust jacket designed by Pat Marriott. Edges of text block a bit soiled, mainly the top edge. Binding very slightly skewed. Jacket with some darkening to edges. Back panel a bit soiled. Head and tail of jacket spine a bit chipped. One small chip at top of jacket between spine and front panel. Overall a very good copy.ìThere is no firm priority established regarding the brown stamping of the girl figure on the top board, but she is continued through the second and third editions. Fleming knew of the variant, giving an example of each to the Lilly library without mentioning priority...î (Biondi and Pickard).HBS 65996.$1,250

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        Someday, Somewhere (First Edition with Dust Jacket and All Ephemera)

      Tokyo: Geibi Shuppan, 1958. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. This is a first edition, first printing of Yasuhiro Ishimoto\'s critically acclaimed photobook \"Someday, Somewhere (Aruhi Arutokoro)\" published by Geibi Shuppan, Tokyo in 1958. The book features 7 color photographs and 178 black-and-white gravures including various gatefolds and fold-outs. In volume one of \"The Photobook: A History\", Parr and Badger write: \"Yasuhiro Ishimoto represented an influential link between Japanese and American Photography . In 1958 he had the distinction of producing the first major postwar Japanese photobook, the elegant Aruhi Arutokoro (Someday, Somewhere), shot in both Tokyo and Chicago . Aruhi Arutokoro is a photobook of truly international stature, providing Japanese photographers with a model of expression that transcended both the parochial and the purely documentary tendency dominating Japanese photography of the time\". Measuring approximately 11.25 x 9 inches, the book is bound in black cloth covered boards with a yellow spine and a photographically illustrated dust jacket. Laid into the book are 3 pieces of ephemera - a small booklet containing messages by book designer Ryuichi Yamashiro, Taro Okamoto, Ken Domon, and others, the publisher\'s postcard, and slit. The condition of the dust jacket is Very Good+ with some minor chipping and closed tears to the edges and a small amount of loss to the head and heel of the spine area. The inside of the dust jacket has been reinforced with tape at the head and heel of the spine. There is also some surface wear to the front and back covers. The book is in Near Fine- condition with some foxing to the top outside of the book and top outside edges that does not extend to inside of book with the exception of a tiny foxing spot on the top edge of the folding page. The pages opposite the first image page and the index page show some printing ink reflection which is very common for this title. The ephemera is in FINE- condition. Notwithstanding the list of faults listed above, this is a superior copy of this title that has all of the elements as issued. Cited in \"The Photobook: A History by Parr & Badger and Ryuichi Kaneko\'s reference work on Japanese Photobooks, \"Japanese Photobooks of the 1960s and 1970s\".

      [Bookseller: Franklin Books]
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        The Sundial

      Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1958-06-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed by Author. Signed by Shirley Jackson, stand alone signature on front end page. First edition, first printing. Hardcover, with jacket - price intact (small mark on jacket flap). Interior is clean and unmarked. Pages nice and bright. Binding is tight. Tiny spot stain to top page edges. Slight aging and edge wear to jacket. Jacket in Mylar. Overall a near fine copy. The Sundial is the author's fourth novel. Stand alone signatures such as this are uncommon with Jackson, which makes a rare autograph all the more unique. A nice signed first edition. Feel free to ask any questions. Additional photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: The Bookman & The Lady]
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        Unter Krahnenbäumen. - Bilder aus einer Straße von Chargesheimer mit einem Text von Heinrich Böll.

      Köln, Greven Verlag, 1958.. mit vielen Schwarzeißphotographien. (gelbe) OLwd., ill. OU., 92 nn. S., Gr.8°. * EA. ** kleiner Einriß oben am Schutzumschlag, nebst kleineren Randläsuren, Buch tadellos. ANY QUESTIONS ?? Please don't hesitate to ask for details !! ++ Visa & Mastercard accepted ++

      [Bookseller: Melzer's Antiquarium]
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        New Phenomena in Narrow Germanium p-n Junctions

      Lancaster, PA and New York, NY: American Physical Society / American Institute of Physics, 1958. First Edition. Wrappers. Very Good. First Edition. [227]-613 pages. Small 4to. Original publisher's blue/green printed wraps. Entire number offered. A clean copy, noting some shallow puncture marks and deeper impressions to the first 45 pages from what looks like staple impressions (storage on box bottom?). No damage at all to Esaki's article, his first work on Tunneling Diodes. Otherwise minor browning to the edges and a few tears to the spine panel. Bright and clean internally. Wrappers. Contains 'New Phenomena in Narrow Germanium p-n Junctions' . The Nobel Prize in Physics 1973 was divided, one half jointly to Leo Esaki and Ivar Giaever "for their experimental discoveries regarding tunneling phenomena in semiconductors and superconductors, respectively and the other half to Brian David Josephson "for his theoretical predictions of the properties of a supercurrent through a tunnel barrier, in particular those phenomena which are generally known as the Josephson effects". "To date...the materials that have most profoundly affected our daily lives are semiconductors. Of considerable interest during the 1930s and 1940s, the recognition of their utility in microelectronic devices has led to sensor, computer, and communication technologies. May such uses have their origin in transistors...[and] the development of the integrated-circuit microelectronic devices that have led to the silicon revolution...represented by the work of Esaki [Phys Rev 109, 603 (1958)] on the tunneling diode and the work of Esaki and Chang (Phys Rev Lett. 33, 495 (1974))] on hetereostructures." (The Physical Review, The First Hundred Years, a Selection of Seminal Papers and Commentaries, p. 620) IN The Physical Review, Vol 109, Second Series, Number 2, January 15, 1958, pages 603-604.

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Report of Neil Armstrong?s January 13, 1958 test flight of the Lockheed F-104A Starfighter #734 --15 original documents including one filled out by Armstrong and another with his handwritten notations!

      Manila folder, 9? x 11.75?, tabbed ?F-104A ?" 734 / Flt 12 / 1-13-58 Basic? containing 15 original documents relating to Neil Armstrong?s January 13, 1958 test flight of the F-104A #734 at the Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, California. Stapled to the inside is an official 8? x 10.5? carbon of a typed report, stamped ?CONFIDENTIAL? in ink at top and bottom, signed in type ?Neil A. Armstrong / Aeronautical Research Engineer / and Pilot.? In part, ?An acceleration run from 0.95 to 1.80 IMN was performed at 40,000 feet. A one minute stabilized run at 1.80 IMN followed the climb to55,000 feet. Speed stabilization was difficult due to afterburner blow-out and relight. The flight was completed with a descending, decelerating, 2 g right turn...? In the folder are five printed forms, 8? x 10.5?, filled out in pencil with hundreds of figures relating to the Flight No. 12 that only a rocket scientist could understand. Four 14.75? x 22? computer printouts

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Outside Inside (Signed First Edition, 3 Volumes)

      Germany: Steidl, 2009. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. As New. This is a signed first edition of \"Outside Inside\" published by Steidl, Germany in 2009. From the publisher: \"Outside Inside\" is a gorgeous three-volume box set of 800 photographs drawn from this master photographer\'s immense archive. Chosen by Davidson himself, the selection spans a 60-year career, and features such seminal bodies of work as Circus (1958), Brooklyn Gang (1959), East 100th Street (1966-1968), The Civil Rights Movement (1961-1965), Subway (1980) and Central Park (1992-1995), as well as his two most recent works in progress - a series of urban landscapes made in Paris (2007) and Los Angeles (2009) - and many unpublished photographs. The pages in these volumes document Davidson\'s passionate and progressive vision, a vision that bears witness to several decades of volatile change in twentieth-century America. Born in 1933 in Oak Park, Illinois, Bruce Davidson\'s prolific career began in 1949, when he began taking photographs as a precocious 16-year-old. In 1954, he studied at Yale University with the great teacher and artist, Josef Albers, working briefly as a freelance photographer for Life magazine before joining Magnum Photos in 1958, after a meeting with one of its founders, Henri Cartier-Bresson. Davidson was given a Gold Medal Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Arts Club in 2007. His work has been extensively published in monographs and is included in many major collections around the world. Measuring approximately 15.5 x 15.5 x 8 inches (22 pounds) and containing over 800 tritone plates, the 3 books are bound in cloth covered boards with a tipped-on cover image and are housed in a custom slipcase. The books and slipcase are still in the original publisher\'s box. The slipcase has been signed by Bruce Davidson in silver pen just below the title. This signing took place on October 5, 2010 at Barnes and Noble in New York City and a photograph of the signing appears at the end of this listing. The books and slipcase are in As New condition.

      [Bookseller: Franklin Books]
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        The Deadly Streets --- Teenaged Wolf Packs in the New York Jungle --by Harlan Ellison --a Signed Copy

      London: Digit # D230, 1958, 1st UK Edition, 1st Printing , 1958. ---------paperback, a solid Good copy, light overall wear, some residue from another book on the front cover across the title, paper is starting to brown around the edges, looks pretty nice overall, signed without inscription by Ellison on the title page, likely the rarest Ellison paperback, only a dozen or so copies are known(last copy sold for $1k+ over 5 years ago), any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and NOT a generic photo. Signed. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. Illus. by Uncredited Cover Art.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup]
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        ON MY OWN

      Harper & Brothers (1958), New York - Early but not first printing. Illustrated with photographs. Her third volume of memoirs: The Years Since the White House. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the half-title page: "Inscribed for/Catherine Cornell/With good wishes/Eleanor Roosevelt." We are certain that this is inscribed to actress Katherine Cornell (1893-1974) as we have purchased a few other books from her estate from the same source. Cornell was a leading stage actress of the 1920s and 1930s, best known for her performances as Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet" and Elizabeth Barrett Browning in "The Barretts of Wimpole Street." About Fine in a Very Good or better dustwrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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