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        ON MY OWN

      New York: Harper & Brothers, (1958). First Edition. Hardcover. About Fine in a Very Good or better dustwrapper. 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.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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      Trad. Joan Maragall. Imp. Joan Sallent. Sabadell, 1958 - . 33,5 cm. 104 pàg., 5 f. Il lustr. amb 22 aiguaforts en color de Ramon de Capmany. Exemplar estampat damunt de fil Guarro dels vint marcats a la premsa d'A a T, propietat de l'artista, contenint un dibuix original, una prova en sanguina i la prova de registre en negre i l'estat definitiu (ex. R). En rama, presentat en funda, en mig pergamí. Literatura alemana. Bibliofilia Bibliofília Libros modernos a partir de 1830 catalàn

      [Bookseller: Libreria anticuaria Farré]
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        El Greco y Toledo

      Madrid : Espasa-Calpe 1958 - ~ 2 Edn. ~ Profusamente ilustrado ~ En su lecho de muerte, el Dr. Marañón intentó dedicar este libro a la señora d'Andrea, esposa del embajador argentino en España. Las dos cuartillas con sus últimos rasgos fueron entregadas por su hijo doctor Gregorio Marañón Moya después del fallecimiento de su padre acaecido el 27-3-60 y el libro finalmente dedicado en Abril de 1960, por la viuda del doctor Marañón, Doña Dolores Moya de Marañón. El encuadernador adjuntó tres hojas al inicio, la primera impresa y firmada por el doctor Gregorio Marañón Moya y las siguientes con las dos cuartillas sobrepuestas ~ Con dedicatorias autógrafas del autor y de su viuda ~ Pleno marroquí azul, nervios decorados, florones en casas, doble rueda en planos, rueda dorada en cejas y cantos, cortes dorados, guardas de seda, cinta de registro. Encuadernación de lujo ~ 335p ~ 28x21x3cm. ~ Excelente estado ~ Heavy item, circa 2.0 Kg. Extra postage costs may apply (please ask for quotation before ordering, clicking on the "Ask Bookseller a Question" button to be found below) ~ LANGUAGE: Español / Additional images available/ [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lirolay]
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        Handspiegel vor Blumenvase. Farblithographie. Ca. 1958. Unten rechts in Bleistift signiert.

      . 36,5 : 49 cm auf getöntem Velin 49,8 cm.. Wohl bei der Vereinigung der Kunstfreunde ARTA in Zürich, in 100 oder 200 Exemplaren erschienen.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        Typed Signed Letter (TSL) marked 'personal' of Anthony Eden, to John E. Hunt

      1958 - 5 x 8 inches, was folded now flat, typed signed letter to John E. (Edwin) Hunt of New Zealand. On Donhead House Shaftesbury blind embossed letterhead (Anthony Eden lived at Donhead House for a year following the Suez Crisis of 1956). Dated July 31st, 1958. Marked PERSONAL. Writing with appreciation and comments about the Suez Crisis of 1956, and noting: ?I was quite sure that in time the purpose I had in mind would be understood. My only regret now is that the two years which have elapsed have made the task a very difficult one for the free world?. Very Good condition. Robert Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon was an English Conservative politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1955 to 1957. He was also Foreign Secretary for three periods between 1935 and 1955, including during World War II. He is best known for his outspoken opposition to appeasement in the 1930s; his diplomatic leadership in the 1940s and 1950s; and the failure of his Middle East policy in 1956 that ended his premiership. Suez in retrospect: Following the defeat of the Arab armies by Israel in the Six Day War of 1967, Eden's own reputation, not least in Israel and the United States, soared, and he was deluged with letters of the "you were right in 1956" variety. In 1986, Eden's official biographer Robert Rhodes James re-evaluated sympathetically Eden's stance over Suez and in 1990, following the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, James asked: "Who can now claim that Eden was wrong?". Such arguments turn mostly on whether, as a matter of policy, the Suez operation was fundamentally flawed or whether, as such "revisionists" thought, the lack of American support conveyed the impression that the West was divided and weak. Anthony Nutting, who resigned as a Foreign Office Minister over Suez, expressed the former view in 1967, the year of the Arab-Israeli Six-Day War, when he wrote that "we had sown the wind of bitterness and we were to reap the whirlwind of revenge and rebellion". Conversely, D. R. Thorpe, another of Eden's biographers, suggests that had the Suez venture succeeded, "there would almost certainly have been no Middle East war in 1967, and probably no Yom Kippur War in 1973 also". Wikipediarld?. Very Good condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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

      [Bookseller: Other Worlds Bookstore]
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        The Fixer.

      Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, New York 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). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        ÃŠtre et Vivre. Avec une prophase de sa feue magnificence le vice-curateur-fondateur du collège de 'Pataphysique [L. L. Sandomir] et cinq photographies de graffiti.- Exemplaire de tête avec la photographie. En appendice : l'affaire Lesteven, l'Espagnol de Montmartre.

      Collège de Pataphysique 1958 - Livre ancien 13 x 19 cm, 64 p., couverture à rabats imprimée en vert. Edition originale hors abonnement des publications du Collège de 'Pataphysique, collection blanche de haut luxe à l'intention des bibliophiles. Un des 11 de tête sur vélin Madagascar "augmentés d'un graffito érogène tiré sur authentique papier photographique" [tampon du Collège au dos]. Le tirage unique est limité à 99 exemplaires numérotés (plus 33 ex optimatiques) ,"avec des photographies hors-texte de graffitis puérils et honnêtes". Très rare. Réf. bibliographiques : Promptuaire, p. 45 ; Foulc, Très riches heures, p. 122, fig. 4-5. Emballages soignés, expédition rapide. Photographies originales du livre visibles sur librairie-solstices . Condition : En ff, couverture à rabats imprimée en vert, avec photog. h.-t. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: SOLSTICES RARE BOOKS]
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        Gesammelte Werke in vier Bänden. Hrsg. v. Dieter Wellershoff. Wiesbaden, Limes Verlag 1958-61. 4to. 2285 S. Hellbraune Orig.-Lederbde. mit Rückentitel.

      . . Die erste Gesamtausgabe in der seltenen Vorzugsausgabe in beigem Leder. Bd. 1: Essays, Reden, Vorträge. Bd. 2: Prosa und Szenen. Bd. 3: Gedichte. Bd. 4: Autobiographische und vermischte Schriften. Tadellos erhalten . - Wilpert/Gühring 2/57.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther Einzelunte]
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        Why, it's only a couple of thousand more than Tommy Steele would want for a year at the Palladium.

      1958 1958 - Sheet size: 190 × 140 mm. Stamped on verso for publication in the Daily Mail, 19 Feb 1958. Pen and ink on wove paper. Nellie McGreal of Stockport was the first football pools winner to win more than £200,000. The cartoons and illustrations of Nicolas Bentley (1907-1978) were part of the warp and weft of English popular culture in the 1950s and 60s. Never savage, though often waspishly accurate and exuding an urbane air of amusement at the foibles of his fellows, Bentley's work was familiar to the public from a wide variety of publications. Between 1952 and 1954 he drew regular cartoons for the weekly Time and Tide, and after that for the daily News Chronicle. Between 1958 and 1962 he drew topical cartoons for the Daily Mail under the title "Watch My Line." He also drew many portraits, in black and white line, of famous people, for various papers, including over sixty for the Sunday Telegraph, which began publication in February 1961.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Yugen Quarterly Issues 1-8 (all published)

      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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        René Auberjonois, dessins *

      Mermod, Lausanne 30.8.1958. - Broché, couverture illustrée rempliée. Nombreuses reproductions de dessins et photographies de l'auteur. Album intimiste, presque familial, plutôt que monographie sévère. Édition originale. Parmi 650 exemplaires l'un des 50 de tête avec la suite sur Chine de "La mort de Pasquier".

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        The Sundial

      Farrar Straus & Giroux 1958 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Bookman & The Lady]
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        A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress

      Theatrum Orbis Terrarum and Library of Congress, Amsterdam and Washington 1958 - nine volumes in seven. Volumes 1-4 were originally published 1919-1920 and were reprinted in 2 volumes in Amsterdam by Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1971; Volumes 5 ¿ 9 are the original editions published in Washington by the Library of Congress in 1958, 1963, 1973, 1974 and 1992. These volumes form the single most important reference work on atlases ¿ containing descriptions of more than 18,000 atlases! note: due weight of the volumes overseas shipping will be expensive. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Linear Programming and Economic Analysis

      New York: McGraw-Hill Company, Inc., 1958. First edition of this classic text. Octavo, original gray cloth. Signed by both Paul A. Samuelson and Robert M. Solow on the title page. In near fine condition. Linear programming has been one of the most important postwar developments in economic theory, but until publication of the Linear Programming and Economic Analysis, no text offered a comprehensive treatment of the many facets of the relationship of linear programming to traditional economic theory. This book was the first to provide a wide-ranging survey of such important aspects of the topic as the interrelations between the celebrated von Neumann theory of games and linear programming, and the relationship between game theory and the traditional economic theories of duopoly and bilateral monopoly.

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        Illert-Etiketten. Katalog.

      Klein-Auheim-Hanau, Großdruckerei Gebrüder Illert GmbH, o. J. (ca. 1958).. Farbig illustr. O-Halbleinwand, Einband wenige Gebrauchssp., unpaginiert (ca. 220 Seiten) mit über 2000 farbigen (z. T. mit Gold- und Prägedruck) Etiketten aus den Jahren 1951 bis 1957 im Original-Etikettendruck auf farbigem Papier (2 Etiketten ausgeschnitten) nebst Preisliste 31,5 x 31,5 cm.. Der Katalog beinhaltet Etiketten für Rheingauer- und Rheinhessen-Weine; Mosel-, Saar-, Ruwer-, Pfälzer, Nahe- und Ahr-Weine; Baden-, Würtemberg- und Frankenweine; Wermut-, Ungar-, Tiroler-, Süd- und Desert-Weine; Bordeaux- und Burgunderweine; Sekt; Liköre aller Art; Korn, Kümmel, Wacholder, Steinhäger, Klarer, Münsterländer, Nordhäuser, Trinkbranntwein, Kirsch- und Zwetschgenwasser, Jamaika-Rum, Batavia-Arak, Gin, Whisky; Weinbrand- und Weinbrandverschnitt; Fruchtsäfte, Süßmoste und Apfelwein.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Christine Laist]
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      - Tolkade i ord av Helmer LÃ¥ng och i bild av Max Walter Svanberg. Allhem, Malmö 1958. 121 s. Dekorerat originalklotband med skyddsomslag, omslaget nött vid ryggens huvud samt med spÃ¥r pÃ¥ insidan efter borttagen tejp och med 16 mm reva. Bibliofilupplaga Nr 6/133 exemplar, signerade av översättaren och konstnären samt med en originallitografi av Max Walter Svanberg. 29 x 25 cm.[#\99567]

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        Les Americains (First Edition)

      Paris: Robert Delpire, 1958. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. This is the true first edition, first printing of Robert Frank\'s masterpiece \"Les Americans\" published by Robert Delpire, Paris in 1958. Robert Frank spent most of the late 1950s making \"a number of short trips out from New York and one long (nine-month) journey to the West Coast in a 1950 Ford to photograph America. From the more than 20,000 images that resulted, Frank eventually chose 83 of them and arranged them into four chapters. \'With these photographs,\' he later wrote, \'I have attempted to show a cross-section of the American population. My effort was to express it simply and without confusion. The view is personal.\' Such a simple intention for a book that would so alter the course of modern photography\" (Andrew Roth, The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century). Frank\'s Américains eventually achieved legendary status as \"the most renowned photobook of all. It struck a chord with a whole generation of American photographers. Many memorable photobooks have been derived from this mass of material. None has been more memorable, more influential, nor more fully realized than Frank\'s masterpiece\" (Parr & Badger, \"The Photobook: A History\"). Featuring 83 full-page photogravures with text by numerous authors edited by Alain Bosquet, the book is an oblong octavo with glazed paper over boards with drawings by Saul Steinberg. The condition of the book is Near Fine+ with minor surface wear to the cover including a scratch to the glaze on the rear cover, some foxing to the endpapers and a paper split to the free front pages (The cloth which maintains the integrity of the book is sound and undamaged). A highly collectible copy of arguably the greatest photobook ever published. Cited in both \"The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century\" by Andrew Roth and \"The Photobook: A History\", by Parr and Badger.

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        Think and Grow Rich: Teaching for the First Time, the Famous Andrew Carnegie Formula for Money-Making, Based Upon the Thirteen Proven Steps to Riches

      Combined Registry Co, 1958-01-01. Hardcover. Acceptable. Signed. New York: Hawthorn Books, 1966: Fourth Printing of the New and Revised Edition. Signed by the author on an official Ralston Society book plate that has been pasted to the front free end paper. The hardcover is in Fair condition, in a Fair+ dust jacket. The pages have marking and highlighting, scuffing and wear. The boards show rubbing, and edge wear, with dings to the bottom board. The dust jacket is tattered and worn.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      Tolkade i ord av Helmer Lång och i bild av Max Walter Svanberg. Allhem, Malmö 1958. 121 s. Dekorerat originalklotband med skyddsomslag, omslaget nött vid ryggens huvud samt med spår på insidan efter borttagen tejp och med 16 mm reva. Bibliofilupplaga Nr 6/133 exemplar, signerade av översättaren och konstnären samt med en originallitografi av Max Walter Svanberg. 29 x 25 cm

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        A father?s love: Steinbeck will personally take his 11- and 13-year-old sons to two schools for which he has filled out applications if his ex-wife, who <I>?agreed to take the boys to visit the schools as soon as she could ? delays it too long??</I>

      Typed Letter Signed ?John Steinbeck,? one page, 8.5? x 11?. Sag Harbor, New York, April 21, 1958. To Marguerite Tuttle. Partial paper clip rust mark and staple in upper left blank area; light soiling in mid-right blank area. Fine condition.In full ?We called your sister on returning on friday [sic] from our visits to the Forman and the Eaglebrook schools. We liked what we saw in both places. I have made application for the Forman School in so far as it is possible before they see the boy and also for the Eaglebrook. On returning I had a long and concise conference with the boy?s mother. I found her quite cooperative. She agreed to take the boys to visit the schools as soon as she could. I shall check on this and if she delays it too long I shall take them myself. I believe that both schools are holding places for the boys unless of course it is delayed beyond measure. I simply wanted to assure you that we think your choices are excellent and that we hope the boys may be found cceptable [

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        The Once and Future King

      G. P. Putnam&#39;s Sons, 1958-08-25. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Putnam, 1958: First Edition, First Printing with no subsequent printings listed; First Edition as such with four T.H. White novels collected here for the first time under this title. In original dust jacket with price of $4.95 intact. In Very Good condition, in a Good+ dust jacket. Clean text. Sound binding. Light edge wear to cloth. The dust jacket shows edge wear, light chipping, rubbing, wear along the folds, as well as a few short tears. A nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Verve 35/36 Dernières Oeuvres de Henri Matisse: 1950-1954

      Editions de la Verve, Paris, 1958 - This edition of Verve is dedicated entirely to the last work of Matisse, 1950 ? 1954. Illustrated throughout with many color lithographs, in single, double, triple, and quadruple page, all in place and in good condition. The orange cover was designed by Matisse especially for this edition, the color lithographs were printed by Moutlot Frere, and the heliogravure in black and white by the master printers Draeger Frere. Cover corners worn, no dust Jacket. Color briliant with no discoloration. Inside in very good condition. More pictures on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA - ILAB)]
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        Verve 35/36 Dernières Oeuvres de Henri Matisse: 1950-1954

      Paris: Editions de la Verve, 1958 This edition of Verve is dedicated entirely to the last work of Matisse, 1950 ?" 1954. Illustrated throughout with many color lithographs, in single, double, triple, and quadruple page, all in place and in good condition. The orange cover was designed by Matisse especially for this edition, the color lithographs were printed by Moutlot Frere, and the heliogravure in black and white by the master printers Draeger Frere.Cover corners worn, without dust-jacket as it was issued for the French edition. Color briliant with no discoloration. Inside in very good condition. More pictures on request.

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        The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks

      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. All in all a very lovely copy, signed by the author.

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        The Poppy. Abstrakte Komposition. Oel auf Karton.

      1958.. Bildgrösse: 68x50 cm. Unten links signiert und datiert. Gerahmt 70x53 cm..

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        Endgame: A Play in One Act, Followed by Act Without Words, a Mime for One Player

      Grove Pr, 1958-06-01. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST TRADE EDITION. New York: Grove Press, 1958. 91 pages. 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&#39; back panel have a tear near top, chipped at edges. Nice condition overall.Rare hardcover issue of one of Beckett&#39;s most well-renowned plays.

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        Things Fall Apart

      London: Heinemann, 1958. First Edition. Very Good. London: Heinemann, 1958. True first edition, first printing. In original dust jacket with proper price of 15s net intact. In Good condition, in a Very Good dust jacket. Clean text, foxing to side edge of page block and on occasion into the pages, pages show light occasional age related stains. One page corner crease. Offsetting to front free end paper. Cloth shows mottling, fading to spine and edges, edge wear, with corners bumped and rubbed. Crease to front board, light lean to spine. The dust jacket shows edge wear with a few chips to extremities and a fairly small tear to the bottom of the front panel. The jacket also shows some rubbing, soiling and toning. Overall the dust jacket is very well preserved and presents well.

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        Absence of Diffusion in Certain Random Lattices

      Lancaster, PA and New York, NY: American Physical Society / American Institute of Physics, 1958. First Edition. Wrappers. Very Good. First Edition. [1407]-1862 pages. Small 4to. Original publisher&#39;s blue/green printed wraps. Entire number offered. A clean copy noting minor browning to the extremities, bumped upper corner, spotting to the textblock edges and light browning to the spine panel. Bright and clean internally. Wrappers. Contains &#39;Absence of Diffusion in Certain Random Lattices&#39; IN The Physical Review, Vol 109, Second Series, Number 5, March 1, 1958, pages 1492-1505. The Nobel Prize in Physics 1977 was awarded jointly to Philip Warren Anderson, Sir Nevill Francis Mott and John Hasbrouck van Vleck "for their fundamental theoretical investigations of the electronic structure of magnetic and disordered systems". &#39;This paper presents a simple model for such process as spin diffusion or conduction in the impurity band. These processes involve transport in a lattice which is in some sense random, and in them diffusion is expected to take place via quantum jumps between localized sites. In this simple model the essential randomness is introducted by requiring the energy to vary randomly from site to site. It is shown that at low enough densities no diffusion at all can take place, and the criteria for transport to occur are given.&#39; (abstract) &#39;One of the more subtle electronic features of real materials is the distinction between continuum electronic states and conducting electronic states. The fact that continuum electronic states in band tails might be localized was recognized by P. W. Anderson [Phys. Rev. 109, 1492 (1958)] in a paper that appeared just about the time superconductivity was being explained.&#39; (The Physical Review, The First Hundred Years, a Selection of Seminal Papers and Commentaries, p. 621) Also contains articles by Sudarshan and Marshak about Fermi interaction as well as Lee, Yang and others.

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        The Dharma bums

      New York: Viking Press, 1958: First Edition, First Printing. Matching dates of 1958 on copyright and title page, copyright page states "Published in 1958 by the Viking Press" with no mention of subsequent printings, making this a first printing, in original dust jacket with price of $3.95 intact. Book is in Very Good condition, in a Very Good dust jacket. Clean page, sound binding. Pages are slightly age toned. Light offsetting to paste downs, tiny age spot to front free end paper. Light mottling to cloth. Fading to topstain. The dust jacket shows rubbing, wear at the spine ends, and a short closed tear to the front panel. An attractive copy.

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        THE RUBÁIYÁT (RUBAIYAT) OF OMAR KHAYYÁM (KHAYYAM). Edward Fitzgerald's Translation Reprinted from the First Edition with His Preface and Notes. Limited Edition.

      Golden Cockrel 1958 - A Near Fine hardback First Edition thus Illustrated LIMITED TO 200 COPIES. THIS IS No. 67 of 75 SPECIALLY BOUND WITH AN EXTRA SET OF 7 PLATES AND TWO ADDITIONAL PLATES NOT PRINTED IN THE BOOK. This edition has been designed, produced and published by Christopher Sandford. The type is Caslon's Old Face type and the presswork of the type and collotypes on Millbourn pure-rag paper are by The Chiswick Press. The binding is by Mansell's. Bound in full red leather with gilt lettering spine, gilt illustration front cover, top edge gilt. Minimal sun spine. The plates are in a Fine matching red cloth pocket. The book and pocket are housed in a Near Fine red cloth covered slipcase with mild sun. 4to. 35 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Stimulated Optical Radiation in Ruby

      London: Macmillan. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. FIRST EDITION of the announcement of the first successful laser. The blueprint for the laser proposed by Townes and Schawlow in December 1958 "led several groups to try building a laser... Success came first to Theodore H. Maiman... He fired bright pulses from a photographer&#39;s flash lamp to excite chromium atoms in a crystal of synthetic ruby, a material he chose because he had studied carefully how it absorbed and emitted light and calculated that it should work as a laser. On May 16, 1960, he produced red pulses from a ruby rod about the size of a fingertip. "While lasers quickly caught the public imagination, perhaps for their similarity to the &#39;heat rays&#39; of science fiction, practical applications took years to develop. A young physicist named Irnee D&#39;Haenens, while working with Maiman on the ruby laser, joked that the device was &#39;a solution looking for a problem,&#39; and the line lingered in the laser community for many years" (Britannica). Today, of course, lasers are ubiquitous, with a myriad of applications from medicine and science, to engineering and entertainment. They have become one of the essential components of the modern technological age. IN: Nature, Vol 187, no. 4736, pp. 493-4. One full issue, August 6, 1960. London: Macmillan, 1960. Quarto, modern half-morocco, bound without original wrappers. Stamp on general title, otherwise fine.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Alfred & Guinevere

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company,, 1958. Octavo. Original green cloth and grey boards, titles to spine and upper board gilt, decoration to upper board blind stamped, green endpapers. Line drawings by Paul Sagsoorian throughout. An excellent copy in the slightly tanned and chipped dust jacket. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Irma with love from Jimmy, Feb 25, 1958".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Hicksville, N.Y.: Gnome Press,. [1958]. Octavo,. boards.. Private owner's bookplate affixed to front free endpaper. Text block. age-darkened, else a fine copy in nearly fine first state dust jacket. (with the publisher's address "80 East 11th St., New York 3" at. bottom of rear panel) with 18 mm closed tear at lower front spine. fold. (#133433). First edition. First binding of black boards with spine panel lettered in red. The scarcest volume in Heinlein's "future history" series. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-89. See Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1645- 54.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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        Plafondentwurf im Queroval: Hochzeit des Dionysos und der Ariadne, in den vier Zwickeln Szenen mit spielenden Putten.

      . Aquarell und Pinsel in Grau und Braun, über leichter Bleistiftskizze, auf Bütten mit Wz: VRYHEYT Pro Patria (Heawood 3149). 20,2 x 28 cm. Vergleichsliteratur: A. Staring, Jacob de Wit. Amsterdam, 1958, Abb 43, 45, 49, 64, 66, 68, 69, 74-76 und 91).E. Starcky, Inventaire General des Dessins des Ecoles du Nord. Paris, Louvre 1988, Nr. 320-323 mit Abb.. "Jacob de Wit war in seiner Zeit nicht nur der beste, sondern auch der produktivste niederländische Deckenmaler. Die hunderte von Zeichnungen, die von ihm erhalten sind, bestehen dann auch zu einem beträchtlichen Teil aus Deckenentwürfen. Wenn ein Plafondentwurf ausgeführt wurde, schrieb De Wit meistens auf die Rückseite der Zeichnung den Namen des Auftraggebers und das Jahr, in dem die Decke gemalt wurde. (Kat. "Alte Zeichnungen aus dem Kupferstichkabinett der Universität zu Leiden". Amsterdam, 1986, p. 260). Da dieser Vermerk bei der vorliegenden Zeichnung fehlt, ist es sehr gut möglich, daß dieser Deckenentwurf niemals in Malerei ausgeführt wurde. Eine Datierung ist nur annähernd zu geben, da de Wits stilistische Entwicklung sehr gleichmäßig verlief.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Der Verkündigungsengel erscheint den schlafenden Hirten auf dem Felde, im Hintergrund - skizzenhaft angedeutet - die Heilige Familie mit dem Jesuskind.

      . Feder in Braun, braun und grau laviert, mit brauner Feder umrandet, auf Bütten, auf Sammlungsuntersatz montiert. 11,1:10,5 cm. Vorzeichnung für eine Illustration, möglicherweise für die Bibel. Vergleichsliteratur: W. Bernt, Die niederländischen Zeichner des 17. Jahrhunderts. 2 Bände. München, 1958, Bd. II, Nr. 375 und 376 mit Abb.; Ausst. Katalog: Niederländische Zeichnungen vom 15. bis 19. Jahrhundert im Wallraf-Richartz-Museum Köln. Köln 1983, Nr. 172-178 mit Abb.. Luyken war Zeichner und Buchillustrator. Sein gestochenes Werk umfasst mehr als 3000 Blätter. Er illustrierte religiöse Werke, vor allem die Bibel, geschichtliche und allegorische Werke sowie Reisebeschreibungen. Zahlreich sind seine Federzeichnungen, Entwürfe für seine Buchillustrationen, die sich durch Erfindungsreichtum und Kompositionsgabe auszeichnen.

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        Dr. No

      London Jonathan Cape, 1958-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. London: Jonathan Cape, 1958. First Edition, First Printing with "First Published 1958" on copyright page, with no mention of subsequent printings. In a second state dust jacket with the author&#39;s name printed in white on the spine. In Good+ condition. Clean text. Sound binding. 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, wear to head of spine and along the folds, as well as a few small areas of wear to the front panel; the rear panel shows rubbing and a few small stains. A nice copy overall, presents well.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Signed original drawing, in] Heads, Figures and Ideas. With a comment by Geoffrey Grigson

      London / Greenwich, Connecticut:: George Rainbird / New York Graphic Society,, 1958.. First edition. Folio, 340 x 490 mm. Publisher's full natural morocco, stamped in red on the cover and spine, after Moore's autograph. Fine condition; this copy does not have the slipcase and the body of book is not signed by Moore. Copy 20, one of the first 27 special copies, containing a signed original drawing as well as a signed lithograph, from the limited edition of 150 copies.. The drawing, in sepia ink, on white wove paper, signed &#147;Moore 56&#148; is titled &#147;Seated Figures 1955-1956,&#148; and is cited as AG 55-56.75 / HMF 2814 in the catalogue raisonné of Moore's drawings. It measures 235 x 292 mm. and is mounted to a piece of brown Ingres paper (260 x 315 mm.). The lithograph is "Thirteen Standing Figures", 1958, (CGM 41) produced in an edition of 150, it measures 250 x 305 mm. "64 unnumbered pages of Grosvenor Chater's Chariot offset cartridge in eight signatures of 8 with endpapers designed by the artist. The deluxe edition contains [the lithograph] CGM 41 tipped on to p.[1]. In the first twenty-seven copies a single sheet of grey Ingres paper with a drawing attached is mounted between the endpapers and p.[1]. The first four copies have other drawings mounted throughout the book; these copies are bound in red morocco with the title blocked in blue-grey on the front and the publication date on the spine. The next twenty-three copies are bound in beige morocco with the title blocked in red on the front and the artist's signature and publication date on the spine. The edition of 150 deluxe copies, numbered in ink on the recto of the second mounted sheet, comprises: 27 copies numbered 1 to 27 with CGM 41 numbered 1/150 to 27/150 and an original drawing 123 copies numbered 28 to 150 with CGM 41 numbered 28/150 to 150/150. CGM 41 was printed by Curwen Studio, London 1958. Text printed by the Curwen Press, London. The books were bound and the slipcases made by Zaehnsdorf, London" From the Henry Moore web site.

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        Die Cactaceae: Handbuch der Kakteenkunde.Jena, Gustav Fischer, 1958-1962. 6 volumes. 8vo. With 3550 illustrations in the text and 255 plates. Publisher's original green cloth, with dust jackets, in 2 slipcases.

      Still an unsurpassed standard work. The result of 25 years of investigation and 7 international expeditions. Most of the illustrations are black & white half-tones (from photographs) but there are several 4-colour half-tones, colour diagrams, etc. The dust jacket for each of the 6 volumes has a different 4-colour half-tone on the front. A very good set, with only a few small tears and reinforcements in the dust jackets. The classic cactus reference.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        Breakfast at Tiffany&#39;s

      Random House, 1958. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Random House, New York 1958. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Printing, no additional printings. Yellow cloth boards. First issue jacket priced at $3.50. Book Condition: Very Good, tight spine, clean pages. Spots on the boards, age toning at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, shelf wear, light spots. Light chipping at the jacket spine. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        Monty Woodpig and his bubblebuzz car

      Edmund Ward, 1958. Hardcover. Good/GOOD. 1958. 64 pages. Red cloth with red pictorial dust jacket. Scuffing to ffep, school stamp and small inscription to ffep; very likely ex-school-library. Light tanning and foxing to end papers and text pages. Very slight chipping to a few pages. Boards have moderate edge wear with corner bumping. 1 colour image plate frontispiece. The dust jacket has moderate wear with some chips and rips to edges and spine. Tears and crease-wear along edges prominent, slight loss at top of the DJ spine. Scuffing to all sides and creasing to boarder. Corners lightly bumped.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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