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        Dr No.

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1958. FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.256. Publisher's black cloth, silver titles to spine, in pictorial dust-jacket designed by Pat Marriott. The first issue without the 'Dancing Lady' design on the upper board which is present on later issues. Housed in a bespoke leather spined clamshell case. Endcaps and corners slightly bumped, tiny mark to top edge. Dust-jacket shows very well with just a little creasing and nicking to the top and bottom edges, text to spine slightly dulled, some slight soiling to the rear panel. Very good. Filmed by Broccolli/Saltzman in 1962, and with a John Barry soundtrack, this was the one that started it all and introduced the world to Sean Connery... Many of the now familiar elements appeared in this first entry of the series: M, Moneypenny, Felix Leiter, Q/Major Boothroyd, SPECTRE, the Walther PPK, a Casino and a Vodka Martini! The plot was simple and the movie was low-key and down to earth; there were no overblown gadgets to save the day, only Bond's cunning and intuition. This made it a more realistic film and more like Fleming's novel; a first-rate thriller. Gilbert A6a (1.2).

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        I peccati di Peyton Place

      MILANO: LONGANESI & C., 1958. XIIIED. Rilegato. BUONO. 13 19. La ginestra USATO

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        Hochzeitsmappe mit zahlreichen Glückwunschschreiben für die oben Genannten

      Baden-Baden, 30. August, 1958. Die seltenste und bedeutendste Signatur ist die von Gamal Abdel Nasser ------- Inhalt der Mappe: Karte mit kleiner Fotografie der o.G. hs. Gratulationsschreiben von Hermann und Gisela Claudius (Signiert) mit Bild hs. Postkarte SIGNIERT von (Erwin Guido) Kolbenheyer 1/2seitiges Gratulationsschreiben SIGNIERT von Otto Flake Schreiben eines weiteren Gratulanten SIGNIERT (Bühlerhöhe Otto Bartning (??) 1seitiges Schreiben SIGNIERT von Walter von Molo 1seitige maschinenschriftliche Gratulation, HAND-SIGNIERT von Gamal Abdel Nasser (Staatspräsident von Ägypten) Abb. u.a. Zenta Maurina, Hugo Hartung (von diesem auch ein Glückwunschtelegramm postkartengroße Gratulation SIGNIERT v. Werner Bergengruen Schreiben von Anna Frenssen (SIGNIERT) (Frau des Schriftstellers Gustav Frenssen Glückwunschtelegramm v. Friedrich und Edmee Schnack

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        Pitture italiane del rinascimento : Elenco dei principali artisti e delle loro opere con un indice dei luoghi : La Scuola Veneta

      London & Florence, Phaidon Press / G.C. Sansoni, 1958. Two volumes (27 cm), I: xvi (2), 213 (3) pp., frontispiece (in colour), series of black & white illustrations (nos. 1-628). II: (6), 45 (3) pp., frontispiece (in colour), series of black & white illustrations (nos. 629-1333). Uniform publisher's green cloth, dust jackets; original plain card slipcase. ¶ Superior, unmarked copy.

      [Bookseller: Robin Halwas | Rare Books]
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        the CARPENTERED HEN and other tame creatures

      Harper & Brothers 1958 - Harper & Brothers, New York, 1958, stated first edition. John Updike was considered to be one of America’s greatest writers in the second half of the twentieth century, as evidenced by the fact that he was only one of three writers that have ever won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction twice. A prolific writer Updike published works of poetry, short stories and dozens of Novels, including the well known “Rabbit” series. The CARPENTERED HEN was both his first poetry collection and his first published book. This book, 185 pages, is in near fine condition in a near fine, price clipped first issue dust jacket, now in a protective mylar wrapper. The only flaws on the dust jacket is very light wrinkling at the top and bottom of the spine, some 8mm in each case, and a small 2mm wrinkle by the front bottom corner and a light red 10mm mark on the back. Thus, an almost flawless copy. Beautiful, bright, square it would be an indispensable item in any Updike collection. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raven & Gryphon Fine Books]
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        Tras las huellas de Adán. La novela de una ciencia.

      Editorial Noguer,, Madrid. 1958 - Características: Pasta dura en cartoné. Buen estado. El lomo está ligeramente maltratado, al interior y en los extremos. Letras y filetes estampados sobre él. Sobrio dibujo estampado en la portada. Cantos levemente manchados. Sellos del propietario anterior. 6ª edición. El texto está acompañado de varias fotografías impresas sobre papel cuché. Las páginas llevan cornisa y los folios en los extremos del margen superior. 616 pp. más bibliografía e índice. (22 x 14.5 cm). Peso: 1300 g. La librería ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 25%. El precio original de este ejemplar era de 15.72 EUR

      [Bookseller: Carlos Héctor García Toscano]
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        Figure in a White Studio.

      1958.(). Color lithograph. 13.5 x 19.5 inches. Artist's proof aside from the 1958 edition of 20. Signed, titled and dated in pencil. Fine/Looney, no. 398. From the collection of the Sylvan Cole Gallery.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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      Portrait frontispiece, numerous maps and illustrations. Second impression. 8vo., cloth, dust jacket. London, Collins.

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        Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits

      Harper and Brothers 1958 - Harper & Brothers, New York 1958. First Edition / Early Printing. The printing code "E-H" is printed on the copyright page. Cloth boards. Jacket priced at $3.50. Book Condition: Near Fine-, light age toning, soft shelf wear. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, spots, short tears. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dehkhoda Dictionary Encyclopedia - Loghat Nameh Dehkhoda . Set in 50-volumes

      Jan 01, 1958. Hardcover. New. 1/4 Leather bound

      [Bookseller: ANIS PRESS]
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        Agatha Tyche: of nervous nets the lucky reckoners” in "Mechanization of Thought"

      Teddington, National Physical Laboratory. 1958 - The Mechanization of Thought Processes, Teddington, National Physical Laboratory. A collection of 12 preprints for papers presented at the symposium for November 27, 1958. No doubt these were distributed to attendees, to be read before the symposium began, as well as to all interested parties (I guess, though I'm not sure). Every paper here has some sort of notation on the front wrapper, usually in pencil but sometimes in ink; there are also notes in the papers themselves. VG condition overall. __+__ Richard L. Gregory, In his book Odd Perceptions (Routledge, chap 6), remember this 1958 conference as the one which “launched a new way of thinking about brain functions and mind, in terms of neural nets and computing”, and mentioning papers by Minsky, McCarthy, Rosenblatt, Uttley, Selfridge. When Gregory got to the McCulloch paper (above), he calls it “the most memorable of them all”.__+__ On the paper wrapper cover of each is printed “to be presented at a symposium on the Mechanization of Thought Processes”, National Physical Laboratory, Teddington. They would be published in Mechanization of Thought Processes: Proceedings of a Symposium Held at the National Physical Laboratory, London, Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, November, 24-27 1958, in two volumes, in 1959.__+__ There were 32 papers overall from the symposium. Note: the notations for “Paper 3-6” relates to the section/paper number of the printed version of the symposium published in two volumes in 1959.__+__ The papers: McCulloch W.S., “Agatha Tyche: of nervous nets the lucky reckoners”, 24x17.5cm, 15pp. The cover has an old vertical crease, otherwise VG. “A magnificent piece of work called Agathe Tyche: The lucky reckoners offers a fair overview of much of his philosophy with respect to ways of building reliable machinery from unsafe components. The classic by Cowan called Reliable Computation in the Presence of Noise and almost all of his later work on reliable computing was the result of McCulloch’s expansion of Von Neumann’s original concept.”--Roberto Moreno-Díaz, Neurocybernetics and Artificial Intelligence.__+__ “It took me 5 years to develop probabilistic logic sufficiently to handle two things: first, circuits which, like the respiratory mechanism, keep working despite common shift of threshold even under surgical anaesthesia. You will find these tricks described in “Agathe Tyche” “ McCulloch, in referencing von Neumann “ Probabilistic logic and synthesis of reliable organisms from unre­liable components” (1956). --McCulloch W. S., ”Reliable systems using unreliable units”, in: David McKenzie Rioch. & Edwin A. W. (eds.) Disorders of communication, 1964, p. 24.__+__ Also included: A.M. Andrews, “Learning Machines”, 24x17.5 cm 31pp., “Paper 3-6”. Very Good. H.B. Barlow, “Sensory Mechanisms, the Reduction of Redundancy, and Intelligence”, 24x17.5cm, 25pp, “Paper 4-1”. D.B. Fry and P. Denes, “An Analogue of the Speech recognition Process”, 24x17.5cm, 10pp, “Paper 3-1”. Near-fine copy, save for a note in pen on the front cover, and some extensive notes on two pages (6-7) also in pen. S. Gill, “Possibilities for the Practical Utilization of Learning Processes” 24x17.5 cm, 9pp R.L. Gregory, “Models and the Localisation of Function in the Central Nervous System”. 24X17.5cm, 13pp. “Paper 4-5”. VG P. Ladefoged, “The Perception of Speech”, 24x17.5cm, 13pp, “Paper 3-2”. Near-fine save for some notes in pen on the front cover (“evolution as a Markoff Process”. D.M. MacKay, “Operational Aspects of Intellect”, 24x17.5 cm, 16pp, “Paper 1-2”. This is no doubt an early photographic reproduction of the original paper, printed on one side only, and stapled at top-left. There are several ms notes through the text. Good. Newman, E.A. “An Analysis of Non-Mathematical Data Processing”, 24x17.5cm, 12pp., “Paper 4-12”. Notes in pen rather than the usual pencil, otherwise a VG copy. A.W. Uttley, “Conditional Probability Computing in a Nervous System”, 28x20cm. 27pp., P [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: JF Ptak Science Books]
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        Vite Scelte

      ROMA: EDIZIONI CREMONESE, 1958. Rilegato. BUONO. 11 17. I Classici Azzurri I - II USATO

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      (1958) 1958 - Typewritten letter measures 7.5 inches by 9 inches; approximately forty words. Creased from folding, slightly age-toned, but very good. In 1958 two reporters, Mary McGrory and Tom Kelly, interviewed Ezra Pound while he was incarcerated at St. Elizabeth's Psychiatric Hospital in Washington, D.C. for treason. Afterwards Pound gave Kelly this personalized poetic letter, in which he call himself "the white hope of american letters." Text as follows: Address unknown, or somewhere in the U.S. motto, and "Clancey leoward the BOOM". Substitute "Kelly" for "Clancey", and procede to leower some more of 'em. thank you for the six copies. yours etc. [signature] the white hope of american letters -Hung on wall in Dupont Circle Store, Aisle D. Dupont.

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        White Line No 1. Photos. Digital graphic Wolfgang Schultheiß. Text John Wood. Deutsch - Englisch.

      80 Seiten mit durchgehend schwarz/weiss-Abbildungen. 4, gebundene Ausgabe, geprägtes weißes Leinen im Schuber. das Buch noch original eingeschweißt vom Verlag, eines von 30 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe mit einem signierter und nummerierter Silbergelatine-Abzug ca. 20 x 30 cm von Thomas Kartsen. Dies ist das Exemplar 19/30. Thomas Karsten (* 1958 in Eisenach) ist ein berühmter deutscher Fotograf. Das freche und sehr explizite Buch von Thomas Karsten wagt den ewigen kunst- und kulturgeschichtlichen Spagat zwischen Kunst und Pornografie. Der amerikanische Professor für Geschichte der Fotografie und bekannte Poet John Wood beleuchtet das Thema in seinem Vorwort bezogen auf eine sich globalisierende und scheinbar stark freier werdende Gesellschaft. Karstens Können macht deutlich, dass ein Sujet wie Pornografie durch Poesie und Gefühl im gesellschaftlichen Kontext gebrochen werden kann. ... Dabei fungiert erotische Kunst zwar als Aphrodisiakum, aber niemals als Ersatz für Sex selbst, genausowenig wie William Blakes Prophetische Bücher ein Ersatz für eigene spirituelle Erfahrungen sind. (aus dem Vorwort) Dieser wunderschön gemachten Vorzugsausgabe ist ein signierter Originalabzug des Künstlers beigelegt: eine Rarität!

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        Dr No

      Jonathan Cape, London 1958 - HARDBACK - A very good or better book, free of any previous owner names or inscriptions. Clean pages that are free of foxing. The book is the correct first state edition with no dancing lady to the front board. The dust wrapper is a very good example, with shallow chipping to the spine tip, also with light toning to the white letting and Cape logo found to the spine. A clean rear panel. Neatly price clipped dust wrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: West Hull Rare Books - P.B.F.A.]
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        Porträt einer Frau. Mischtechnik, Aquarell auf Papier, signiert und datiert.

       1958 Bildmaß der Darstellung ca. 35 x 21 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). In schwarz-grauen Tönen gehaltenes Frauenporträt. Rechts unten mit *Grimm * signiert, links außen mit 14.8. (19)58 datiert, am Unterrrand von Grimm mit Widmungsvermerk *Für Herrn Sonntag *. Das Aquarell aus altem Papier, verso mit allerlei handschriftlichen schwer leserlichen Notizen über Ausgaben bzw. quittierte Zahlungen aus dem Jahre 1838 *Lithographie... * Das alte Blatt stark gebräunt, etwas angeknickt, verso mit Spuren alter Montierung. Das Blatt unter Passepartout gelegt. ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage – further pics on request ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Wilhelm Grimm, Willem Grimm, Porträt, Frauenporträt, signiert, datiert, Herr Sonntag, Google, Aquarell, Mischtechnik

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      London: The Bodley Head, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. Six volumes, all first printings. An important part of the Fitzgerald revival of the 1950s, The Bodley Head Scott Fitzgerald remains the only published collected works of the jazz age icon and author of such works as This Side of Paradise (1920), The Great Gatsby (1925), and Tender is the Night (1934). The first volume includes an introduction by J.B. Priestley, while the fifth and sixth feature short stories selected and introduced by Malcolm Cowley. Small octavo. Original red cloth bindings, with gilt titles. Period bookseller's label to the front pastedown of the sixth volume, with light spotting to the top edge of the fifth volume. Minor bump to the bottom edge of the first volume. The dust jacket of the sixth volume is price-clipped. Some general browning to the extremities of the dust jackets, with a few faint stains to the first and fifth volumes, three small chips to the first volume, and occasional hints of edgewear to the others. A very good set. Bruccoli AA5.

      [Bookseller: The Book Shop, LLC]
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      Dublin, Ireland: Hodges Figgs & Company, 1958. folio. cloth, spine gilt-stamped. xliv, 216; viii, 66 pages. 2 Volumes. Foreword by A. Chester Beatty, preface by the author, list and chronological table of manuscripts, list of plates, introduction on the history of Armenian art, bibliography, general index, index of manuscripts. First volume includes detailed descriptive information. Second volume includes color frontispiece and 67 black and white plates, with list of plates and errata. Covers and spines of both volumes sunned. Remanence of spine ex-library label. Bookplate on front pastedown of both volumes. Minor bumped corners.

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        Leica Reparatur Handbuch und Ersatzteilliste M2 1958-62

      Original Leica Reparatur Handbuch und Ersatzteilliste M2 1958-62. Im Original roten Leitz/Wetzlar-Ordner. Mit sehr vielen Skizzen und Tabellen. Einige Seiten mit M1 + M3 Informationen. Stammt von einem Leica-Händler in Rangoon, Birma. Sehr guter Zustand, extrem selten. englischer Text, teilweise auch deutsch

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        La Bibbia del bambino

      FIRENZE: Adriano Salani Editore, 1958. IED. Rilegato. BUONO. 20 25. USATO

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        French Illuminated Manuscripts with an Original Leaf from a Miniature Book of Hours

      San Francisco: Grabhorn Press for David Magee, 1958. Octavo. 30pp. One of 200 copies printed for David Magee at the Grabhorn Press. This original leaf from a Book of Hours was likely written and illuminated in Paris during the first portion of the fifteenth century. It bears four initials accented in gold on the recto, and five on the verso. On the following page is a reproduction of The Coronation of the Virgin, redrawn and hand-colored by Mary Grabhorn. H. C. Schulz offers a history of French illumination in the accommpanying text. Bound in quarter parchment and printed paper over boards, title gilt-stamped on spine. Faint toning to front paste-down, as usual, else fine. Bookplate. (BCC #25; Chalmers 120).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Elevation. Mosaics over Entrance. Relief Sculpture. Los Angeles California

      ca. 1958.(). Wash over brown diazo print. Scottish Rite Temple, Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles. 17 x 28. inches. Signed in pencil by the artist. On board. Literature: Millard Sheets. One-Man Renaissance by Janice Lovoos and Edmund Penney, pp.69-72.

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        La Bibbia del bambino

      Adriano Salani Editore, 1958. ITALIANO 1,06 Legatura editoriale in cartoncino rigido telato, con titolo in oro al dorso e fregio dorato al piatto. Sovracoperta con alette, illustrata in entrambi i piatti. Pagine in buono stato con tagli bruniti. CXX ( 120 ) illustrazioni in nero nel testo e VIII ( 8 ) tavole a colori fuori testo. USATO

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        Ursachen und Folgen. Vom deutschen Zusammenbruch 1918 und 1945 bis zur staatlichen Neuordnung Deutschlands in der Gegenwart. Eine Urkunden- und Dokumentensammlung zur Zeitgeschichte. [Herausgegeben und bearbeitet von Herbert Michaelis und Ernst Schraepler unter Mitwirkung von Günter Scheel]. Band 1 bis 26 sowie 3 Registerbände komplett.

      Berlin: Dokumenten-Verlag Herbert Wendler & Co 1958-1979. Insgesamt 29 Bände (= so vollständig). Mischauflage. ca. 11000 Seiten. Gr. 8° (25 x 17,5 cm) Orig.-Leinenbände mit silbergeprägtem Titel auf Deckeln und Rücken. [Hardcover / fest gebunden]. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit entfernter Rückensignatur, Inventarnummern und Stempeln auf Vorsatz- und Titelblatt. - Mischauflage, teilweise Sonderausgabe für die Staats- und Kommunalbehörden sowie für Schulen und Bibliotheken, einheitlich gebunden. - Einbände leicht angestaubt, die Bände 4 und 9 mit kleineren Ausbrüchen am Rücken durch Entfernung der Bibliothekssignaturen. Von den Markierungen abgesehen sehr gut und sauber. Insgesamt gutes und vollständiges Exemplar des bedeutenden, umfangreichen und epochalen Standardwerkes zur deutschen Geschichte in der ersten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts. Versand D: 5,50 EUR Michaelis, Herbert (Hrsg.), Ernst Schraepler (Hrsg.) und Günter Scheel (Mitarb.): Ursachen und Folgen. Vom deutschen Zusammenbruch 1918 und 1945 bis zur staatlichen Neuordnung Deutschlands in der Gegenwart. Eine Urkunden- und Dokumentensammlung zur Zeitgeschichte. [Herausgegeben und bearbeitet von Herbert Michaelis und Ernst Schraepler unter Mitwirkung von Günter Scheel]. Band 1 bis 26 sowie 3 Registerbände komplett. Insgesamt 29 Bände (= so vollständig). Mischauflage. Berlin: Dokumenten-Verlag Herbert Wendler & Co 1958-1979.

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        French Illuminated Manuscripts with an Original Leaf from a Miniature Book of Hours.

      San Francisco: Grabhorn Press for David Magee, 1958. Octavo. 30pp. One of 200 copies printed for David Magee at the Grabhorn Press. This original leaf from a Book of Hours was likely written and illuminated in Paris during the first portion of the fifteenth century. It bears four initials accented in gold on the recto, and five on the verso. On the following page is a reproduction of The Coronation of the Virgin, redrawn and hand-colored by Mary Grabhorn. H. C. Schulz offers a history of French illumination in the accommpanying text. Bound in quarter parchment and printed paper over boards, title gilt-stamped on spine. Faint toning to front paste-down, as usual, else fine. Bookplate. (BCC #25; Chalmers 120).

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        At Home with Tomorrow

      New York: Rinehart & Company, 1958. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Uncommon 1958 manifesto on "the good, the beautiful and the inexpensive" in housing, written by progressive architect Carl Koch (designer of the TECHBUILT House). Koch defines in this book "what a man wants and needs in his house and tells a woman how her desire for a beautiful home can be combined with her practical requirements". He draws on his early experiments in "modern" houses --the Lustron house, the Acorn, the Techbuilt house-- in additon to his current work to illustrate these points. Clean and Near Fine in a crisp, price-intact, VG example of the wonderful pictorial dustjacket, with light soiling and spotting to the rear panel, and very light creasing and wear along the spine ends. Oblong quarto, dustjacket design by Gyorgy Kepes.

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        Original ! Emailschild BORGWARD Isabella Coupé 1958 Emailwerbung

      Wunderschönes Emailschild mit blauem Borgward, 60 x 39,5 cm, leichte Altersspuren (Kratzerchen, kleine Roststellen) links unten bez. " Plakat-Industrie, Berlin 44 " ca. 1958 Preis VHB

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      EDITRICE STUDIUM, 1958. ITALIANO 0,13 N.56 della collana, pagine brunite attorno ai testi da fattore tempo, brossura editoriale morbida, scolorita al dorso e con usura da scaffalatura USATO

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      Salzburg: Otto Müller, 1958. First Edition. Softcover. Near fine. [1958] 30,[2] pp. Gray stiff wrappers, front wrapper lettered in white. Light wear at corners, else fine. First edition of the first book of Thomas Bernhard's poetry that would be translated into English (as IN HORA MORTIS / UNDER THE IRON MOON : POEMS, in 2006). Bernhard (1931-1989) wrote three well-received volumes of poetry in the 1950s before turning to the fiction for which he is generally known.

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        20 Million Miles to Earth.

      Robert Burton Ltd. [1958]. FIRST PRINTING. A rare British One Sheet poster for the 1958 Columbia Pictures film, a sci-fi classic. Folded, condition A (fresh). Approx dimensions 41x27 inches, portrait format. Oscar-winning animator Ray Harryhausen's classic third film in partnership with producer Charles H. Schneer, which was specifically designed to showcase Harryhausen's special model-animated effects. His other major films include Mighty Joe Young (1949), Earth vs. The Flying Saucers (1956), Jason and the Argonauts (1963), One Million Years B.C. (1966), The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1974) and Clash of the Titans (1981). Note on Format; a RARE UK one-sheet. Like the US 'one-sheet', it is a vertical view movie poster measuring approx. 41 x 27 inches, generally issued folded with one vertical and three horizontal creases. The British standard size was the landscape format 'quad'; this far rarer style was printed in UK but intended for use in other countries such as Canada or African states. Uncommon thus.

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      AKADEMIE, 1958. TEDESCO 1,1 Due annualità complete costituite da 6 fascicoli bimestrali per ciascun anno, numerazione delle pagine è effettivamente a colonne per un totale di 768 colonne, pagine naturalmente brunite da fattore tempo, rilegatura in mezza tela, piatti con sottile alone di polvere e minime tracce d'uso, dorso con titoli d'oro leggermente scoloriti e con lieve usura alle due estremità USATO

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        Vite Scelte

      EDIZIONI CREMONESE, 1958. ITALIANO 0,44 Opera completa in due tomi, legatura editoriale, copertina con dissolvenza al dorso, titoli e decori in oro brunito appena visibili, mende alle cuffie e punte, interno ben tenuto. volumi N. 49-50 della collana, traduzione di A. Poliukin e D. Cinti e S. Polledro, buono l'aspetto complessivo. USATO

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        Dr No.

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1958. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine in silver, Honeychile silhouette to front board in brown. With the dust jacket. Spine gently rolled, an excellent copy in the jacket with very slight nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression, second state. This copy is in the second state binding, with the "Honeychile" silhouette printed on the front board in a dark reddish-brown, in conformity with other titles in the series with designs on the front board.

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        Woina i mir.

      Moscow, gos. muzykal'noe izd-vo, 1958. - Large 4to. 459, (1) pp. 289, (3) pp. 430, (2) pp. With a printed portrait frontispiece. Original cloth with giltstamped titles to cover and spine. [Includes:] Sergei Prokofiev, composer (1891-1953). Autograph musical quotation signed. No place, 1931. One bar from "The Love for Three Oranges" (op. 33). 130 x 90 mm. First edition of the score for "War and Peace" (op. 91; after Tolstoy's novel), published posthumously in 1000 copies. The present copy includes an additional autograph musical quotation by the composer. The libretto, also printed here, was written by Prokofiev himself with his second wife, Mira Mendelson. The opera, written in 1941 and extensively revised between 1946 and 1952, accompanied the composer throughout the last twelve years of his life: "The outbreak of the war gave impetus to a project Prokofiev had sketched out in spring 1941, for an opera based on 'War and Peace'. His initial plan for a small-scale, intimate opera which would highlight the personal dramas in the novel was expanded, by the war aspects in particular, and [.] in August 1941 he began the music [.] The following April, he finished 'War and Peace' [.] He sent the score of the opera to Moscow for approval, and in the meantime began its orchestration [which he completed] in March 1943 [.] Following the advice of the Committee on the Arts in Moscow, Prokofiev had drastically revised the opera in the process; the war scenes had been extended and the patriotic elements strengthened. It was no longer an intimate opera but an epic and heroic work. Prokofiev's incentive in revising the score was the promise of a production of the opera at the Bol'shoy at the end of 1943, for which Eisenstein was to design the sets [.] But, as had happened so often, the performance was first cancelled, then postponed indefinitely. Throughout the rest of his life Prokofiev continually made revisions and additions to 'War and Peace', including the composition of two new scenes, in a series of attempts to secure performances. It was only in 1957, however, after his death, that anything like a complete version of the opera was staged" (New Grove). When the Central Committee accused Prokofiev of "formalist perversions" in 1948, "War and Peace" was among the works to which the Communist Party took particular exception. - Corners insignificantly bumped, otherwise well-preserved. In Russian throughout, issued as part 6 of the works (Sobranie sochinenii), M. 26793a G., M. 26793b G., and M. 26793v G. OCLC 19801829. New Grove XV, 298. MGG X, 1649. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        From the Earth to the Moon

      Litho in USA. 1958. FIRST PRINTING, with NSS (National Screen Service) number at bottom edge. A rare original US one-sheet poster for the 1958 RKO Pictures film, a sci-fi classic based on the novel by Jules Verne. Folded, condition A (fresh). Approx dimensions 41x27 inches, portrait format. Set just after the American civil war, businessman and inventor Victor Barbicane invents a new energy source termed Power X. He uses it to power rockets, and demonstrate the potential sends a projectile to the moon; Barbicane's arch-rival Stuyvesant Nicholl, who joins him on the trip, believes that Power X goes against the will of God and sabotages the mission so that they cannot return to earth, setting up a suspenseful finale as they battle to repair the projectile. Note on Format; the 'one-sheet' is a vertical view American movie poster measuring approx. 41 x 27 inches, generally issued folded with one vertical and three horizontal creases. The standard format for film posters in America, and essentially the US alternative to the British quad.

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      SOCIETA' TIPOGRAFICA EDITRICE MODENESE, 1958. ITALIANO 0,17 Dedica con autografo dell'A. al frontespizio, dagli Atti e Memorie della Accademia di Scienze, Lettere e Arti di Modena, pagine leggermente ingiallite ai bordi, brossura editoriale illustrata, leggermente ingiallita e con lieve usura da scaffalatura USATO

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        Il filo del rasoio

      ARNOLDO MONDADORI EDITORE, 1958. ITALIANO 0,47 Legatura in cartoncino rigiddo telato, con titolo in oro al piatto e al dorso. Sovracoperta con alette, con alcuni strappi. Pagine in buono stato, con leggere bruniture ed alcune macchie diffuse. Tagli bruniti. Traduzione dall' inglese di Maria Martone. Volume n. CLXVII ( 167 ) della collana. USATO

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        Der Donauraum - Zeitschrift des Forschungsinstitutes für den Donauraum. 3.Jg.1958 - 8.Jg.1963, 13.Jg.1968 - 19.Jg.1975, 21.Jg.1977 - 25.Jg.1980. (19 Jahrgänge in 10 Bänden gebunden).

      Wien, Fachverlag für Wirtschaft und Technik 1958-1980. 1.Auflage, ca. 200-400 Seiten mit einigen Abbildungen pro Jahrgang, 8° , Bibliothekseinband Einband etwas berieben, sonst guter und sauberer Zustand

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        Little Caesar (1958 Edition, inscribed to Jimmy Starr)

      Dial Press, New York 1958 - First printing of this edition (first published in 1929). INSCRIBED by W.R. Burnett to press agent and Hollywood figure Jimmy Starr in the year of publication on the second blank: "Apr 14 '58 / Dear Jimmie / Here's the new edition of Little Caesar. I know you have quite a collection of my books--thought you'd like this / All my best / Bil Burnett." Basis for the classic 1930 gangster film starring Edward G. Robinson and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. Burnett's autograph is uncommon, and associations are rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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      SOCIETA' EDITRICE DANTE ALIGHIERI, 1958. ITALIANO 0,19 II ed. riveduta ed ampliata, in italiano con parti di testo in greco, pagine brunite ai bordi da fattore tempo, brossura editoriale morbida, con piccola illustrazione, con bruniture del tempo, lievissima fioritura ed usura da scaffalatura USATO

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      - (WIESE,KURT)illus. THE FIVE CHINESE BROTHERS ORIGINAL ART written by Claire Huchet Bishop. Offered here are 7 finished ink drawings and 2 pages of pencil studies for the filmstrip version of The Five Chinese Brothers prepared for Weston Woods in 1958. The images measure 10" wide x 7" high done on larger art paper. 6 of the 7 are signed by Wiese and one has pencil coloring after the originals. There are page notations under the pictures that don't correspond to the book pages and the images are similar but different from the originals. The book tells the story about 5 Chinese brothers who look identical but each has a super power he can use when in trouble. Three of the drawings are of Brother Number One who could swallow the ocean and then collect items from the ocean floor. Another picture shows three men standing in a row boat after the Third Chinese Brother was thrown overboard. Two pictures show men standing around a hot oven where the Fourth Chinese Brother was supposedly burning. The next illustration shows him happily opening the doors and emerging unscathed from the oven. The final dawing shows the Five Chinese Brothers, their mother and 2 others singing, living happily ever after. The 2 paper sheets contain pencil studies of little Chinese Boys. The story of the Five Chinese Brothers is based on a Chinese legend from the Ming Dynasty. However this version stirred controversy by depicting the stereotypes that all Asians look the same and have yellow skin. Wiese was a prolific illustrator including Bambi, Freddy the Pigs series, The Story About Ping and his You Can Write Chinese which was a Caldecott Honor. The Five Chinese Brothers was extremely popular when it was published by Coward McCann and today first editions in dust wrappers are amongst the rarest of the classics. Includes a later printing of the book. The provenance is the estate of Morton Schindel, the producer of the filmstrip. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        French Country Cooking. Decorated by John Minton. [Second Edition. With new Preface by the Author]. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR

      8vo., Second Edition, on laid paper, with frontispiece, illustrated title, and numerous full-page and smaller illustrations in the text, some relevant annotations in pencil to several recipes; original olive cloth, backstrip blocked in red and lettered in gilt, a very good, firm copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter browned at fold-ins, rubbed at joints, and mildly browned at backstrip. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE in the usual blue ink with double line. David's second book, fitst published in 1951 and to many the finest of the three classic titles that changed the nature of English cookery for ever. In common with her first work 'A Book of Mediterranean Food' this volume is greatly enhanced by the wonderful Minton illustrations, particularly the artwork for the wrap-around dustwrapper. In this second edition (from Macdonald rather than Lehmann) David adds a new Preface explaining the scope of the work, and excludes certain details relative to wartime rationing as no longer necessary. SIGNED COPIES OF DAVID'S WORKS ARE VERY SCARCE.

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        The Skylark and other poems.

      Printed at the Curwen Press for Colin Fenton, London., 1958. First edition. Quarto. pp [viii], 95. Poems. Seven wood engravings by Reynolds Stone. One of Colin Fenton's own copies, specially bound in full black morocco, gilt device to front. In all other respects it conforms to the fifty copies in quarter morocco signed by author and illustrator (Hodgson signs at the end of the final poem). There were also 300 copies in buckram signed only by Reynolds Stone.Fine.

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