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        The Voyeur. Signed/LTD

      NY: Grove (1958). 1st ed., 1958. Trans. by Richard Howard. 8vo. The SIGNED/LTD of the great French author's first book to be translated into English. This is Letter "X" of 26 signed copies. Two bottom corners lightly bumped else fine (as published w/o DJ).. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn ABAA]
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        Mothers and Children

      (NY, 1958). 16mo. 20ff. First edition, limited to 60 copies signed by the artist. This copy bears a presentation inscription on the colophon page to Ben Shahn and his wife, Bernarda Bryson Shahn. Illustrated with eighteen compact etchings of babies sleeping, crying, smiling, or being held by their mothers, which have been printed in a variety of muted colors. This is Schwartz’s second publication, his first effort being a portfolio of etchings for Predatory Birds, printed at the Gehenna Press the previous year. One can certainly detect a hint of Baskin’s influence on this work, from the arrangement of typographic ornaments on the letterpress-printed title page and colophon, as well as some of the stylistic cues in Schwartz’s etchings. In a presentation binding of full olive morocco tooled in blind and gilt by the Harcourt Bindery, the spine of which has toned to an even shade of tan. Apart from some light foxing to endleaves, this is a fine copy of a rare title with an important association.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers ]
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        Suddenly Last Summer

      (New York): New Directions. (1958). First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Advance Review Copy with slip laid in. An important Williams one-act play. Basis for the film featuring Katharine Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, Mercedes McCambridge, and Montgomery Clift, and later re-made for television with Maggie Smith, Rob Lowe, and Natasha Richardson. A beautiful copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Carpentered Hen and Other Tame Creatures

      New York: Harper and Brothers. (1958). First. First edition. A little age-toning on the boards, near fine in near fine, first issue dustwrapper with two short tears. Inscribed (but not signed) by Updike on the front endpaper to Janet Pott: "For dearest J. in grateful memory of her many kindnesses to two very young Americans in Oxford, 1955." Laid in is an index card, evidently from the recipient's daughter, stating: "This should be in the Updike section. The inscription is from John U. & wife to Janet. And see p. 30. Genetics sometimes plays tricks." The poem on page 30, "Time's Fool," is about Janet's husband, Frederick Alexander Pott. Updike had been befriended by the Potts while in England and the poem and the book express his thanks. Updike's first book, a volume of poems written in Oxford while on a Knox Fellowship, just before returning to the United States to join the staff of The New Yorker. A wonderful early association copy of the author's first book. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        JUEGO DE CARTAS. Dibujo: Jusep Torres Campalans.

      Alejandro Finisterre, Ed. / Tall. Gráf. Menhir, s.a. (aprox. 1958)., México - Size: 106 naipes de 11x17.4., ilustrados por Torres Campalans (Max Aub). Al reverso de cada naipe hay una carta que forma parte de una amplia y variadísima correspondencia entre amigos, amigas, amantes, etc. sobre el misterioso Máximo Ballesteros. Las ilustraciones representan las figuras de la baraja, combinando la española con la del póker. En realidad son 2 barajas, cada una de 53 naipes, 13 por palo más un comodín. Según el Diccionario de Gullón consta de 108 cartas, pero parece estar equivocado, ya que todas las referencias que hemos encontrado en catálogos de fiables librerías de viejo (con eso quiero decir los que se molestan en contar los naipes) piden 106. Las barajas están en un estuche. Esta es una de las grandes obras lúdicas de Max Aub, que incluyen su biografía de Campalans y su discurso de entrada en la RAE. Muy buen ejemplar. Raro y buscado. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros. En una caja editorial, ilustrada y con las reglas del juego. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Carmen Alonso Libros]
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        A Thirteenth Century Bestiary in the Library of Alnwick Castle

      Printed for Presentation to Members of the Roxburghe Club, Oxford. 1958. 4to, xv,[1 blank],46pp., 92 collotype plates, with the bookplate of the Printer's Library (Oxford University Press) and small stamp to verso of title-page, title printed in red and black, orig. quarter blue Roxburghe morocco, spine lettered in gilt, slightly faded, uncut, t.e.g.

      [Bookseller: Forest Books]
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        Typed Letter Signed / Inscribed Photograph Signed / Signed First Day Cover

      This "Los Angeles Times" photographer took a well-known informal portrait of JFK in 1958 at Peter Lawford's house that later became the basis for the 1964 five-cent U.S. stamp. Three items relating to this noted image: First: Typed Letter Signed, 1p, 8½" X 11", Los Angeles, CA, 1977 June 28. Addressed to Paul Johnston. Near fine. Mild age toning. On "Los Angeles Times" letterhead, Murphy recounts the circumstances behind his JFK portrait. In part, "The picture was taken at the beach house of John Kennedy's brother-in-law, Peter Lawford. Kennedy had not announced that he would run for President, but we were certain he would. However, the question was not raised at the conference. I made several pictures of him in the rumpus room of the house which had a glass skylight. On this particular exposure, I did not use a flashbulb, as we were beginning to experiment with available light photography -- something we do all the time now with 35mm. equipment. It was this photo that Jackie Kennedy selected from hundreds for the stamp. After taking the picture, we moved out to the back yard which fronts on the Pacific Ocean. As I recall, Kennedy talked for about an hour on domestic and international affairs. None of us present bothered to ask him any questions, which is the usual procedure at press conferences. I think we became so absorbed in listening to him talk, that we forgot our usual role. But I do remember what I told my wife when I arrived at home that evening. I told her that I had photographed the future President of the United States...." Boldly signed in full in blue ballpoint. Second: Inscribed Photograph Signed, 8" X 10", Los Angeles, CA, n.y. [but dated the date the photograph was taken -- 1958 November 13]. Near fine. Glossy print of the famed JFK portrait, which shows him half-length in white shirt and tie, left arm cradling his suitcoat and right arm leaning on a table. In a light area at left of center, the photographer boldly inscribes and signs in black fineline: "Bill Murphy / Los Angeles Times / Nov. 13, 1958" in his handsome calligraphic script. Third: Signed First Day Cover, 6½" X 3½", cancelled in Boston, Massachusetts on 29 May 1964 and with "First Day of Issue" boldly stamped. Single 5-cent "John Fitzgerald Kennedy" stamp at upper right. Along the left edge, vertically, the photographer inscribed and signs in blue ballpoint: "Photographed at Santa Monica, / California Nov. 13, 1958 / Wm. S. Murphy, Los Angeles Times." A superb, quite scarce and exceptionally handsome trio. The original large manila envelope, signed at upper left by Murphy in pencil, is also present.

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        'Dr No' First UK Edition 1958

      A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1958. Book is the first issue rare variant WITHOUT the dancing lady silhouette of Honey Ryder. In very good+ condition, some spotting to the top edge and one name to the ffep. Slight rise to the binding (printer's errata) to pages 87-90). In a very good+ wrapper which is unclipped - some very light wear and creasing with a touch of loss to the spine ends - a lovely copy in wrapper.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Hornblower in the West Indies.

      London: Michael Joseph, 1958 - Octavo (190 x 125 mm). Finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full blue morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands tooled in gilt, gilt rule to compartments, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, all edges gilt. Spine sunned but gilt still bright, tiny glue stain to lower edge of front pastedown, free endpapers, edges of prelims and end leaves tanned. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. The author's specially bound personal copy. With the loosely inserted posthumous estate label signed by the author's great nephew Mr A. S. Troughton-Smith. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Cat in the Hat Comes Back

      New York, Beginner Books, Random House, 1958., 1958. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo., pp. 63. Publisher's glossy pictorial boards, in pictorial dustwrapper. Near fine, in like wrapper, minor edge wear, small closed tear, very slight browning. A lovely copy of this popular classic early reader.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Dharma Bums (1st printing)

      Viking Press, New York 1958 - Viking. NY. 1958. 244 pages. 1st edition, 1st printing. 1958 date on both copyright page and title page and no other printings noted. No DJ. An incredibly tight and clean copy; seemingly unread. Pages lay tight. black cloth is clean. corners are sharp. a square copy. Tiny edge bump to rear and barely noticeable scuffing (barely) on rear keep this from grading fine. Ting speck to page deck and lightly faded topstain. An incredible copy of the classic. Only 13,000 copies were printed during the 1st print run. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Medium Rare Books LLC]
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        Eloise At Christmastime

      First Edition Fine in bright red pictorial paper covered boards with white, gilt and black text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 11" by 7 3/4". In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with only hints of rubbing at the ends of the spine area and at the upper fore corners of the panels. Unpaginated. Illustrated throughout by Hilary Knight. A pristine copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind or any gift inscription. Our code number = TB26332

      [Bookseller: Town's End Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        SONRIE CHINA. Las ilustraciones en colores son de Rafael Alberti.

      Losada,, Buenos Aires 1958 - Size: 18x25.8. 229pp. 1h. Ilustrado con 7 lám. en color ( la 1ª montada por las puntas) y viñetas en negro La sobrecub. reforzada y con una falta de 4 x 6 cm. en la parte superior. Poesías de Alberti y prosa de María Teresa. Dedicatoria autógrafa de ambos, fechada en 1958, y con un pequeño dibujo a pluma a Carlos Liacho. Liacho fue un trotskista argentino, y traductor de varias obras de Marx. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros. Holandesa tela con sobrecubierta. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Carmen Alonso Libros]
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        Saturday Night And Sunday Morning.

      London, W.H.Allen. 1958. - FIRST EDITION. Post octavo, pp.213. Publisher's red cloth in pictorial dust-jacket. Book is dusty, jacket with a few chips and tears and a longer creased tear to rear panel; generally in very good condition. Formerly the property of dramatist John Osborne, with an associated bookplate to the pastedown. Social drama. The author's debut novel and the basis for the 1960 film starring Albert Finney.An interesting association; both authors being prominent 'Angry Young Men', a group of primarily working class British writers characterised by a disillusionment with traditional English society. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning won the Author's Club First Novel Award. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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        SHORT STORY 1

      New York: Scribner, 1958. First edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. This book contains short stories by Richard Yates, Gina Berriault, B. L. Barrett and Seymour Eptstein and was published before any of the writers had published a book. The Yates stories are: The Best of Everything, Jody Rolled the Bones, Fun with a Stranger and A Really Good Jazz Piano. The book was published three years before Yates debut novel, Revolutionary Road, was published. This is signed by Yates on the front free endpaper. A very uncommon book signed. Signed by the author.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        Doctor Zhivago [Signed]

      London: Collins Harvill, 1958. First UK edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. A Near Fine copy of the first UK Edition, first printing (lower right corner to front board bumped, some very light surface marking to the boards seen when held at an angle to the light, small Johannesburg bookshop label to lower front pastedown), in a Near Fine dust jacket (tiny surface scrape to lower portion of the front panel, some pushing and tiny rubs to the spine ends, two tiny tears to the rear panel's bottom edge, small rub and tiny tear where rear panel joins the spine tail, short tear to upper right of rear panel near to the spine and a crease line moving leftward with a tiny closed tear at the crease line terminus), SIGNED BY BORIS PASTERNAK on a short note tipped to the front free endpaper and reading as follows: "With my sincerest greetings and / best wishes of happiness / and health for _ / William Harris / I sign this leaflet / August 10, 1959 / B Pasternak / Peredelkino near Moscow"-- such date being one year after the August 1958 first publication of the novel in English translation and approximately eight months prior to Pasternak's death on May 30, 1960. Peredelkino is a dacha complex southwest of Moscow noted for its literary residents and is the place where Boris Pasternak both had his home and is buried. Given the date and placement of the note, it appears that Harris was visiting Pasternak at his home. [It was in Peredelkino that Issak Babel was arrested as part of Stalin's Great Purge and from which he was taken to be executed. It is said by some that, during the Great Purge, Stalin personally crossed Pasternak's name off an execution list.] "Doctor Zhivago", the work for which Pasternak is best-known in the West was banned from being published in Russia as anti-Soviet and was smuggled to Milan for publication there in 1957. Boris Pasternak won the 1958 Nobel Prize in Literature "for his important achievement both in contemporary lyrical poetry and in the field of the great Russian epic tradition" an award which greatly angered the Soviet authorities. [Indeed, Pasternak expected Doctor Zhivago's publication to put him at great risk and, when handing over the manuscript for publication, stated: "You are hereby invited to watch me face the firing squad."] Pasternak initially determined to accept the Prize, but was told by the Soviet government that if he traveled to Stockholm to accept the award he would be refused re-entry to the Soviet Union. In consequence, Pasternak renounced the Prize. The Nobel Committee, however, stood by its decision and elected merely not to hold the presentation ceremony. Doctor Zhivago provided the basis for the enduringly-popular 1965 film of the same name starring Omar Sharif and Julie Christie. Items signed by Boris Pasternak are exceptionally difficult to find on the market. A Near Fine copy of Boris Pasternak's important and best-known work, SIGNED BY BORIS PASTERNAK on a tipped-in note written in the anniversary month of the novel's first publication in English. QUITE SCARCE INDEED.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        TEATRO VENATORIO Y COQUINARIO GALLEGO o sea ARTE DE LA CAZA contraída a las varias especies venatorias, así de pelo como de pluma, que se crían o avecindan en el antiguo REINO DE GALICIA y ARTE DE COCINA referida a las susodichas especies. Lleva además un epílogo Galeato por E. Alvarez Blázquez

      - Vigo, edic. Monterrey, 1958, 24x17 cm. en tela, 104+60+11 págs.+ 2 h. Ilustrada con 11 xilografías en boj por E.C. RICART. Edición numerada de 500 ejemplares

      [Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bra]
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        Endgame

      London: Faber and Faber,, 1958. A Play in one Act followed by Act Without Words. A Mime for one Player. Translated from the original French by the author. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in light blue. With the dust jacket. Very lightly rubbed at extremities. An excellent copy in the jacket with a few tiny punctures in the spine panel. First UK edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "For Dan Pope, from Sam Beckett". Inscribed English language copies of Beckett's major plays, such as Endgame and Godot, are rare. Originally published in French the previous year as Fin de Partie.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Stride toward freedom: the Montgomery story

      New York: Harper & Brothers. 1958. "First edition of King's first book, 8vo, pp. 230; original cloth-backed boards in pictorial dust jacket; jacket toned, edges rubbed and torn, splitting and losses along jacket folds; paperclip rust stain at top edge of first two leaves, else interior fine. Boldly signed by King on front free endpaper; additional ownership inscription on front pastedown. "

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        War and Peace

      New York: Simon and Schuster,, 1958. Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude with a foreword by Clifton Fadiman. Octavo (205 × 136 mm). Finely bound by Maurin in dark red half morocco, titles and decoration to spines, triple raised bands, matching cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Double colour illustrated title page. Gift inscription to binder's front blank, spine a little darkened, an excellent copy. The Innersanctum edition which was first published in 1942. A handsomely bound copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Moderato Cantabile

      Paris, Editions de Minuit 1958 - Livre d'occasion 18,8 x 12 cm, broché, couv. blanche imprimée en noir et bleu, 155 pp., 2 ff. n. ch. Premier ouvrage de Marguerite Duras paru chez Minuit, à l'invitation d'Alain Robbe-Grillet. Il fut couronné par le Prix de Mai en 1958. "C'est un récit d'un extraordinaire dépouillement, construit avec une rigueur formelle admirable, et qui pourtant ne laisse jamais le souci d'architecture, le métier rigoureux étouffer ou atténuer l'émotion." (Claude Roy, Libération du 1er mars 1958). Condition : Édition originale sur papier d'édition (après 37 ex. num. sur pur fil). Exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi autographe de l'auteure à Étiemble, écrivain et critique littéraire. Belle provenance. Rare avec envoi, dos lég. passé. 200g. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        His Thought Made Pockets & The Plane Buckt (Signed Association Copy)

      Claude Fredricks/ Banyan Press Pawlet: Claude Fredricks/ Banyan Press, 1958. First edition. Softcover. Copy 47 from an edition of 526 copies. Berryman's uncommon second book, a slim collection of poems. An about very good plus copy in string tied wrappers that are lightly soiled and with some creasing to the top edge. Lacking the mailing envelope. Signed and inscribed: "To Henry Rago again promising the Churchill sooner or late. John Berryman Mpls 6 Mar.'59." A terrific association as Rago was a poet and the editor of Poetry Magazine at the time.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA ]
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        The Dharma Bums

      Viking Press, 1958. Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. "Viking Press, New York 1958. First Edition / First Printing. Stated Published in 1958 by the Viking Press with no additional printings listed. Black cloth boards with gold and silver lettering. Book Condition: Very Good+, soft shelf wear, light spots on the boards, clean pages, tight spine, light age toning at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, original jacket priced at $3.95 at the front flap, author's photo at the rear panel,

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        The Suffrage of Elvira

      London: Andre Deutsch, 1958. First edition of the author's second book. Octavo, original blue cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. The Suffrage of Elvira is based on an election in rural post colonial Trinidad. J. M. Coetzee, writing in The New York Review of Books in 2001, described Naipaul as "a master of modern English prose". In 2008, The Times ranked Naipaul seventh on their list of "the 50 greatest British writers since 1945".

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        20 Million Miles to Earth

      Robert Burton Ltd. [1958], 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, now with loose-backed board stiffener. 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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Interwoven: A Pioneer Chronicle

      Carl Hertzog, El Paso, Texas 1958 - E.M. Schiwetz. Hardcover. Cloth boards with gilt label and design. Lean to spine. Extremities lightly rubbed. Head and tail of spine creased. Small label partially removed from half-title page. 1,500 Copies Printed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Booked Up, Inc.]
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        The Dharma Bums

      New York: The Viking Press, 1958 First edition, first printing. Publisher's cloth, black dust jacket. Book with light wear to the head of spine, very light offsetting on the inside covers; dust jacket is slightly rubbed, with light creasing along the bottom edge. A very good copy. Kerouac wrote The Dharma Bums after On the Road during the height of his interest in Buddhism; while On the Road is a quest for adventure, The Dharma Bums represents Kerouac's quest for truth.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

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        Spectacle *

      Gallimard, (Paris) 1958. - Broché, couverture rouge imprimée. Légères traces d'usure. Réimpression enrichie d'un envoi prolongé d'un dessin au feutre, coloré, figurant le titre détourné en "TELEspectacles" au centre d'un petit écran, daté d'octobre (.) 61.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories. Including: Gertrude McFuzz and The Big Brag

      New York: Random House. 1958., 1958. First Edition; slim Quarto. Publisher's green and blue illustrated boards, with matching dust jacket. Titles in black and white to upper board and spine. Beautifully illustrated throughout by the author, including endpapers. Binding a little rubbed to extremities. Dust jacket showing light rubbing, frayed to corners and spine tips with a 1 cm square loss at foot; minimal marking. Very good indeed.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Mark you, things would be very different if we'd had him in Downing Street and at the White House, the Service Ministries, Lambeth Palace, the B.B.C. and London Transport

      1958. Sheet size: 192 × 140 mm. Pen and black ink on wove paper. Stamped on verso for publication in the Daily Mail, 25 October 1958 and with pencil reproduction instructions recto. Two gentlemen observe Enoch Powell pass by, and comment upon his somewhat messianic contrarianism. Powell had recently returned to the back-benches after a period as financial secretary to the Treasury. 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]
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        LIFE IS A LOUSY DRAG. Six Original Pen and Ink Drawings by Trubee Campbell.

      San Francisco: Unicorn Publishing Co 1958 - Six original pen and ink drawings by Trubee Campbell illustrating Jim Schock’s 1958 book / condemnation of San Francisco Beat life. "Life Is a Lousy Drag". All are black ink portraits on paper, laid down on card and signed by the artist. Together with a first printing of the published book. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA)]
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        The London Cries & Public Edifices from Sketches on the Spot

      [London, nd]: Leighton and Taylor From the library of Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. with his bookplate and inscribed to him by [British novelist and playwright Clemence Dane, born Winifred Ashton] with the inscription dated Christmas , 1958, and beneath the inscription is a paragraph of handwritten poetry in the same hand. Two hand colored engraved title pages. The second is used as a frontispiece by Grant and Griffith, successors to Newberry and Harris, nd., 22pp. text and 24 hand colored plates bound in an unusual full color lithographed calf by John Leighton though lithograph is fading, corners somewhat worn, chipping to spine ends.A very good copy of this scarce title. Square 12mo.

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        Breakfast at Tiffany's: A short novel and three stories

      Random House, 1958-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Random House, 1958. First Edition, First Printing, with statement of "First Printing" present on copyright page. In original dust jacket with price of $3.50 in tact, with date code of "10/58" in tact on bottom of front flap. Hardcover, in original yellow binding with black and gold stamping to spine. In Good+ condition. Clean pages, sound binding. Previous owner name penned to front paste down; offsetting to end sheets. Yellow cloth shows light soiling and foxing, with light edge wear. The dust jacket shows sunning, light soiling and edge wear, as well as a few cracks in the spine panel. Stated First Printing, in original dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        Yankel *

      P. Cailler, Genève 21.5.1958. - Broché, couverture illustrée à rabats. Traces de chantier sur les plats, quelques piqûres en tête. 12 reproductions en noir et en couleur. Petite monographie plaisante, agrémentée d'une gouache originale du peintre, alias Jacob Kikoïne, fils du peintre Michel, la composition originale représentant une figure féminine légendée au stylo par l'artiste: "Magy, Ta p'tite gueule par ma grosse patte. Yankel 1959."Sympathique ouvrage ainsi personnalisé. Image visible sur site céleste. Édition originale, après 50 exemplaires de Chapelle numérotés.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        The Memoirs of Field-Marshal the Viscount Montgomery of Alamein. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR

      Collins 1958 - 8vo., First Edition, with a fine portrait frontispiece and 65 plates and maps (a number full-page) on 39, endpapers and title mildly spotted; original red cloth, gilt back, red top, backstrip lightly faded at head and tail (but all gilt entirely legible) a very good, crisp copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter chafed at extremities and lightly browned on (predominantly white) lower panel. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. With an extensive newspaper obituary and another relevant cutting loosely inserted. One of the key military memoirs of the twentieth century, this is as much an autobiography as a soldier's account of war. Written entirely by 'Monty' himself (in pencil, as so many of his official communications were composed), this characteristically straightforward (and often politically outspoken) account covers boyhood, early service with the Warwickshires, WWII and beyond (notably, about a third of the work covers his post-war career as CIGS and after). For technical military detail we look to the author's other works; here we find the simple account of a 'soldier who kept the faith'. A great read from one of the unforgettable leaders of his times. Baxter, 268; Enser, p.277. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        Irène fait son marché, suivi de cinquante-deux menus propos *

      Éditions du Journal de et à Genève, 12.1958. - Relié demi maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs, titre doré, couverture illustrée conservée. Préfacé par Jacques Chenevière, qui fût à la source de ces billets libres publiés à la suggestion de Paul Chaponnière dans le journal de Genève, un exemplaire de luxe en reliure d'éditeur. Édition originale. L'un des 50 exemplaires de tête numérotés (XXXII) sur Hollande van Gelder, outre 1150 vélin.

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        Memoirs of a Tattooist

      OLDBOURNE, LONDON 1958 - Book has light shelf wear, lightly age-toned pages, else, good, clean and unmarked. Dust jacket has light wear, rubbed extremities, slightly age-toned. DATE PUBLISHED: 1958 EDITION: FIRST ED 222 GIFT QUALITY. JACKET: VERY GOOD DJ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Orkdalsboka. Bind 1-4 (bind 3 og 4 gardshistorie).

      Orkanger 1958. 276 + (1) + 383 + 375 + (2) + 405 + (2) s. Illustrert. Orig. skinnbd. Navn på forsatsbl

      [Bookseller: Ruuds Antikvariat]
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        How to Sell Your Way Through Life

      RALSTON PUB, CLEVELAND, OH 1958 - Book Condition: Very good, bright gold gilt lettering on cover & spine, general shelf wear, spine has paper remnants from spine stuck to it at top spine, yellow highlighting from title page to page 5, and very lightly soiled at inner front board & front endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Good, general wear, worn extremities, corners creased, few chips in corners, rubbed covers, probable water damage because the inside of dust jacket looks soiled, spine of inside of dust jacket has red color on it, few creases/chips, one or two closed tears. DATE PUBLISHED: 1958 EDITION: 371 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Violence.

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1958 - Octavo. Original pink boards, titles to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. Tiny nicks to extremities. An excellent copy in the faintly rubbed and marked dust jacket. First edition, first printing. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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