The viaLibri website requires cookies to work properly. You can find more information in our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Displayed below are some selected recent viaLibri matches for books published in 1958

        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

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
 1.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
 2.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
 3.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
 4.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  


        LE SATIRE MENIPPEE DI M.TERENZIO VARRONE. LA COMMEDIA ARCAICA E I SERMONES

      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

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
 5.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        Il filo del rasoio

      ARNOLDO MONDADORI EDITORE, MILANO 1958 - I grandi narratori d' ogni paese - Medusa ITALIANO 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. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
 6.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Deinbacher]
 7.   Check availability:     buchfreund.de     Link/Print  


        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]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
 8.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        BREVE INTRODUZIONE AD OMERO

      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

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
 9.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        FIVE CHINESE BROTHERS ORIGINAL ART

      - (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]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
 10.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: antiquarian bookshop Island Books]
 11.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        History of Magic and Experimental Science; During the First Thirteen Centuries of Our Era

      Columbia University Press, New York 1958 - 8vo. 8 volumes. Approximately 800 pages each. Cloth bindings, gilt lettered, very good set.(74408). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauer Rare Books]
 12.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller]
 13.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Mani: Travels In The Southern Peloponnese.

      London: John Murray, 1958. First edition, published with the Book Society of the author's travelogue about the rocky Mani, later complementing it with Roumeli: Travels in Northern Greece. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece by John Craxton, photographs by Joan Eyres Monsell. Signed by Patrick Leigh Fermor on the title page. Near fine in near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design and art by John Craxton. "His greatest book, Mani, was about a journey through that little-known and, at the time, archaic region.[He] traveled simply, staying with fishermen and farmers, which enabled him to capture the essence of the region.Almost every page has its own literary tour de force, often with intimidating displays of learning and research mixed with fantasy, imagination and acute descriptions of the scene itself" (Robin Hanbury-Tenison, Geographical). "Mani and Roumeli: two of the best travel books of the century" (Financial Times).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books ]
 14.   Check availability:     ABAA     Link/Print  


        A Bear Called Paddington.

      London, Collins,, 1958. With drawings by Peggy Fortnum. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in grey morocco, titles to spine gilt, pictorial onlay of Paddington Bear to front, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, red and white patterned endpapers, gilt edges. With black and white illustrations. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
 15.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        De Havilland Aircraft

      Hatfield, Lostock, 1958-1961. Album of photographs recording the works of De Havilland Aircraft Company, with photographs taken at Hatfield in Hertfordshire, in the Lostock production warehouse, and some at London Heathrow Airport, produced by the corporate photographer whose office was at the De Havilland Headquarters in Lostock. Contains 411 gelatin silver print photographs and 5 small negative proof photographs, numbered and captioned in manuscript, some dated, mounted in series onto grey cardstock leaves, plus 1 additional large photograph loosely placed within. A handful are duplicates, and some views are similar, being taken in a series. Large Oblong Folio two-post album measuring approximately 44,5 x 32,5 x 4 cm, beige cloth boards, titled to front "Public Relations General Photographs". Photographs vary in size, the majority measuring approximately 10 x 12 cm, some measuring approximately 5,5 x 6 cm. The unmounted photograph is the largest at 16,5 x 22 cm and bears the stamp of the De Havilland photographic department at headquarters in Lostock, to verso. The proof prints measure 2,5 x 3 cm. The album is largely centered at the Hatfield facility, where numerous important and experimental projects were undertaken, and when proven successful, would result in manufacturing at Lostock. Propellers are the first thing illustrated, including the 18-foot C.160, a model made by Napier Eland, the propeller designed for the Vickers Vanguard airliner, as well as the American made Convair unit. De Havilland was the first to examine the Vanguard propellers for safety in 1958, and one of the photographs herein shows propellers damaged in crash. Following these, are six images showing the Tyne/Vanguard propeller in the development stages, being mounted and tested on British aircraft. A page stamped "Classified" captures the inner workings of production at Lostock, whereas at Hatfield, active working scenes show the Transistor Inverter Lab, and nineteen photographs taken in July 1960 provide the rare opportunity to observe the installation of a Gnome Engine in a wind tunnel. Eight views show the altitude test chamber. Also at Hatfield, we find two views of a helicopter test platform, a demonstration of a hydraulic pump manufactured by Iangyes Limited, a hand pistol mounted on the wing of a small fighter plane, men working in various test laboratories, and an apprentice works on a firestreak. Sixty-one photographs provide a tour of the Hatfield Environmental Test Facility. A German delegate evidently visited Hartfied in July 1961, seen herein. An extensive series of images illustrates step-by-step the arduous process of shipping an aircraft overseas, in this case two Sea Vixen being dismantled and packed up Christchurch Airfield in Dorset, transported to the Southampton docks, ultimately bound for Australia onboard SS Ballrat. [Initially produced by de Havilland, designed at the Hatfield facility, this aircraft was known as the Hawker Siddeley Sea Vixen after de Havilland became a part of the Hawker Siddeley group in 1960.] British test pilot Alfred William "Bill" Bedford is seen in a photograph captioned "Hawker Siddeley 1127 first flight. Bedford. 14-3-61." [On 15 July 1960, the first "P.1127 Prototype V/STOL Strike Aircraft", serial XP831, was delivered to RAF Dunsfold, Surrey, to commence static engine testing. Bill Bedford would be the first to fly the aircraft. The first conventional flight of the P.1127 prototypes occurred on 13 March 1961, again with serial XP831. On 12 September 1961, the first successful transition from vertical to conventional flight was also performed at Dunsfold and piloted by Bill Bedford.] Aerial views show De Havilland factories at Stevenage, Portsmouth, Christchurch, and the Hatfield test site. Established in 1920 by Geoffrey de Havilland, at Stag Lane Aerodrome Edgware on the outskirts of north London, De Havilland Aircraft Company Limited was a British aviation manufacturer. Known for its innovation, de Havilland were responsible for a number of important aircraft, including the Moth biplane which revolutionised general aviation in the 1920s, as well as the 1930s Fox Moth, and the wooden World War II Mosquito light bomber, and the passenger jet service pioneering Comet. Operations were later moved to Hatfield in Hertfordshire, where in 1930 pioneering aircraft designer and the company's founder Geoffrey de Havilland purchased land. Flying commenced in 1930; the clubhouse buildings and adjacent recreational facilities, fuel pumps and sheds were completed in 1933; in 1934 significant works were undertaken at the site with a large factory and imposing administration buildings were constructed together with a flying school which also housed flying control. Later, an experimental block was added to the north of the factory. Production of aircraft was subsequently moved from Stag Lane to Hatfield, which at the time mainly consisted of a range of small biplanes. The De Havilland Aircraft Company was acquired by Hawker Siddeley in 1960 and the de Havilland name ceased to be used in 1963.

      [Bookseller: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts]
 16.   Check availability:     PBFA     Link/Print  


        A Publicacion de Arte, N 3

      Buenos Aires 1958 - N. 3, marzo 1958. 32,5 x 28,5 cm Textos de Romero Brest y Damian Carlos, Bayón Grabados originales de Tomas Gonda, Sarah Grilo (firmado y numerado 30/50), Clorido Testa, Eduardo Jonquieres (firmado y numerado 30/50) y Fernandez Muro. Un fotografía de Tomas Gonda

      [Bookseller: Largine]
 17.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        La chapelle Saint-Pierre de Villefranche-sur-Mer. Dix lithographies originales de Jean Cocteau

      1958 - non paginé, 10 lithographies Paris, Fernand Mourlot, 1958, in-folio, non paginé, 10 lithographies en couleurs, dont 2 en couvertures, en feuilles, couverture rempliée, sous emboîtage gris toilé de l'éditeur, Première édition et premier tirage des lithographies en couleurs, dont les 2 en couverture ; soit 5 à double page et 5 à pleine page. Signature de Cocteau au titre. Un des 125 exemplaires sur vélin, celui-ci numéroté 114, sur un tirage total de 175. Monod 2893. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
 18.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        The Magic Barrel

      [New York and Philadelphia: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy and The Jewish Publiscation Society, 1958. Near Fine. Publisher's dummy or uncorrected proof. Oblong quarto. Stapled illustrated orange wrappers. A little dust-soiled, else near fine. A problematic object, printed in double-page text, paginated non-consecutively and containing only four of the original 13 stories that appeared in the published book. Malamud's first collection of short stories, and winner of the National Book Award. Presumably only for in-house use, and almost certainly rare.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
 19.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  


        Filmlexicon degli autori e delle opere

      Roma, Edizioni di Bianco e Nero, 1958 - Diretto da Michele Lacalamita. Volumi I-VII + 2 volumi di ''Aggiornamenti e integrazioni 1958 - 1971''. Numerose foto in nero 700 tavole circa. Collaboratori: G. C. Castello, M. Verdone, G. Viazzi, T. Kezich e molti altri. Opera pubblicata dal 1958 e il 1974. 9 volumi. 8vo. pp. circa 1500/vol. . Molto buono (Very Good). . Prima edizione (First Edition). . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
 20.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Archives of G.W. Cottrell, Noted American Ornithologist from New Hampshire

      1958. Ephemera. Otherwise very good condition. Approximately 400 original photographs of the Cottrell's ornithological trip around Australia, New Guinea, New Caledonia, New Hebrides, New Britain, Guadalcanal, the Solomon Islands, Fiji, India, Thailand & Cambodia in 1964-5 and South Africa & Tanzania in 1958. G. W. Cottrell [1903-1995] was the founding editor of the Harvard Library Bulletin and research associate in ornithology at Harvard's Museum of Comparative Zoology, director of the Massachusetts Audubon Society and editor of James Lee Peters's 16 volume "Checklist of Birds of the World". Most shots are of birds, their habitats, flora and fauna, landscapes, the apparatus of bird watching and examining bird life, as well as the Cottrell's camp. Most of the photographs are annotated on the verso with the subject, location, date, and names of any people in the image. Some of the names associated with the photos include: Arthur Matthews, Graham Chapman, Jon Rowley, Cyril Hadley, Steve Wilson, Dennis Wilson, Peter Davidson, Dom Serventy, Ollie Miegitis, Theo Tonnelier. In all, there are photos of Western Australia near Yalgoo (76), New South Wales /Victoria /Queensland (30); Fisher Island Tasmania including Dom Serventy (23); Africa (92); New Guinea near Mt. Wilhelm (45) (people and natives); New Hebrides (35); Cambodia (temples) (24); India (Odisha) (24); New Caledonia (18); England & Italy (14); Thailand (12); Tanzania (12); Fiji (7); New Britain (6); Guadalcanal (5); Solomon Islands (4); Cottrells in New Hampshire (5). There are duplicates of some images. Approx. 400 black & white photographs, 6.75 x 4.75", a few sized 4.5 x 3.75". Most have matte finish, with the exception of the African photographs, which are glossy. Most notations are in pencil (occasionally pen) on verso, and the images are slightly bowed.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
 21.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        The Finishing Stroke

      Victor Gollancz, London 1958 - The Finishing Stroke, A Novel by Ellery Queen.Victor Gollancz, London 1958.This first edition of The Finishing Stroke is complete with dust jacket and is in very good condition. Original red cloth boards with bright gilt lettering on the spine. Very clean covers. Two indents on the spine. The contents are clean. Spotting on the page edges.The dust jacket is bright. Darkened spine. Colour missing from pink line on the cover. 2cm tear on the front, rear and rear fold. Very mild chipping. Unclipped bright jacket. 8vo 265pp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare And Antique Books PBFA]
 22.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Questiones Disputatae. Band 1-25, 28-31, 33-36, 56, 58, 60, 63, 67, 71, 77, 80, 81, 84, 86-88, 90, 92, 104-113, 119, 121, 122, 136-158, 167-173, 175-177, 179-199, 204-208, 211, 214-216, 218-221, 223-225. Insgesamt 132 Bücher in 126 Bänden.

      Freiburg, Herder 1958-2007. - Bibliotheksexemplare mit Rückenschildchen und Stempel auf Vorsatzblatt. Bände 1-36 braun katoniert, z. T. leicht fleckig und angegilbt, Schnitt angestaubt, leicht bestoßen. Insgesamt altersbedingt leicht berieben, gut, teils sehr gut erhalten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 30000

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Nonnenmacher]
 23.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Lenten Illuminations. Sight sufficient.

      Cambridge: University Press, for Siegfried Sassoon and Geoffrey Keynes, 1958 - Octavo, [pp. 8]. Original blue cloth-backed marbled boards by Mansell & Co., titles gilt to front cover. With the glassine wrapper. Minor rubbing to spine ends, light marginal foxing; a very good copy in the jacket with nicks to edges, especially top edge, crease to rear panel, and small loss to spine ends and head of front cover. Text printed in black with floral blue ornamentation. First edition, limited issue, one of 35 copies. Laid-in is Sassoon's Rogation, with the author's manuscript correction to the text. "A few copies" of Rogation were first printed thus, on a single leaf, in 1960 at the Marlborough College Press; the poem was reprinted in The Path to Peace, published later the same year (Keynes). Towards the end of his life Sassoon converted to Catholicism and was admitted to the faith at Downside Abbey. Both the poems in Lenten Illuminations, and Rogation, were written at the time of his conversion. Both works are uncommon, Lenten Illuminations traced institutionally eight times world-wide, four times in the UK and four times in the US; Rogation was not traced in the UK, and found at just two locations in the US. Keynes A60a & A61. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
 24.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        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. - ca. 11000 Seiten. 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. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 28000 Gr. 8° (25 x 17,5 cm) Orig.-Leinenbände mit silbergeprägtem Titel auf Deckeln und Rücken. [Hardcover / fest gebunden]. Insgesamt 29 Bände (= so vollständig). Mischauflage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kretzer]
 25.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        The making of South Africa

      Maskew Miller, 1958. INGLESE 0,51 Volume rilegato in cartoncino rigido telato, con titolo al dorso. Pagine in buono stato, con tagli bruniti. Numerose fotografie in nero fuori testo. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
 26.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        COURANTS LITTERAIRES EN FRANCE ABREGE' DE LITTERATURE FRANCAISE A' L'USAGE DES ETUDIANTS DE LANGUE ALLEMANDE

      LOUIS EHRLI & CIE, 1958. Francese 0,39 Rilegatura editoriale in tutta tela rossa, con titoli d'oro al piatto ed al dorso dove sono leggermente scolorite, lieve usura ai bordi, con fioritura e segni del tempo, pagine brunite attorno ai testi, con alcuni appunti a matita, con lieve fioritura all'interno e più presente ai fogli di guardia e controguardie, al frontespizio ed ai tagli USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
 27.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        Portrait photograph of Zero Mostel as Leopold Bloom in "Ulysses in Nightown"

      New York, 1958. Full length. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 33.7 x 23 cm. (Approximately 13-1/4 x 9 inches). Fine. Atelier stamp on verso, and docketed by Van Vechten in ink, giving the subject of the photograph ("Zero Mostel as Leopold Bloom in Ulysses in Nightown"), the date, and the number of negative and print ("IV qq 15"). Full length. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 33.7 x 23 cm. (Approximately 13-1/4 x 9 inches). Burgess Meredith's production in 1958 marked a comeback for one of America's greatest comedians. Mostel, whose career had been stalled by his McArthur-era blacklisting, made a triumphant return to the stage as Bloom.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
 28.   Check availability:     ABAA     Link/Print  


        Filmlexicon degli autori e delle opere

      Edizioni di Bianco e Nero. Diretto da Michele Lacalamita. Volumi I-VII + 2 volumi di ''Aggiornamenti e integrazioni 1958 - 1971''. Numerose foto in nero 700 tavole circa. Collaboratori: G. C. Castello, M. Verdone, G. Viazzi, T. Kezich e molti altri. Opera pubblicata dal 1958 e il 1974. 9 volumi. 8vo. pp. circa 1500/vol.. . Molto buono (Very Good). . Prima edizione (First Edition). .

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
 29.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        HISTOIRE DE LA LITTERATURE FRANCAISE AU XVII SIECLE tome II III IV V Tome II-L'EPOQUE DE PASCAL. III-L'APOGEE DU SIECLE, BOILEAU, MOLIERE. IV-L'APOGEE DU SIECLE, LA FONTAINE, RACINE, LA ROCHEFOUCAULD, Mme DE SEVIGNE. V-LA FIN DE L'ECOLE CLASSIQUE 1680-1715

      DOMAT. Francese 1,48 4 vol. editi dal 1958 al 1961, brossure editoriali morbide, beige con titoli rossi e neri, ingiallite, con fioriture ed alcuni aloni, al tomo V piccole tracce di umidità, usura ai bordi, pagine leggermente ed uniformemente brunite da fattore tempo, rara fioritura, al tomo V alcuni aloni scuri alle pag.207-211 USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
 30.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        On Distributed Communications. RAND Memoranda: RM-3097-PR to 3767

      First editions, first printings of the complete set of technical memoranda that formed the basis for ARPANET, the precursor to today's internet. Well-represented institutionally, but rare in commerce, with no copies in auction records and not in Hook & Norman's Origins of Cyberspace. This set has been bound together, with the owner N. R. Levandosky's name in gilt on the spine. We cannot locate Levandosky in the historical record, but RAND memoranda were mainly distributed to the military, industry, and academia, so it seems likely that he worked in the emerging fields of computer engineering or operations research, possibly for the military or a connected industry. A copy of another text owned by him, Electrical Communications Systems Engineering by the Departments of the Army and Air Force (1958) was recently for sale online in New Mexico. During the early 1960s computer engineer Paul Baran (1926-2011) was working for the RAND corporation, whose major client, the US Air Force, was interested in developing more reliable communication networks. As Baran himself explained in a 1990 interview for the Charles Babbage Institute, "This period was the height of the Cold War. Both the US and USSR were building hair trigger nuclear ballistic missile systems. The early missile control systems were not physically robust. Thus, there was a dangerous temptation for either party to misunderstand the actions of the other and fire first. if the strategic command and control systems could be more survivable, then the country's retaliatory capability could better allow it to withstand an attack and still function; a more stable position. But, this was not a wholly feasible concept because long distance communications networks at that time were extremely vulnerable and not able to survive attack. That was the issue. Here a most dangerous situation was created by the lack of a survivable communication system. That. in brief, was my interest in the challenge of building more survivable networks" (University of Minnesota website). At the time, the few computer networks that existed were centralised, but Baran's solution was to create a network of distributed nodes so that the system relied on no single node to function. Concurrently, he also developed packet switching, in which information is divided into small portions to be sent across the network and then reconstituted at its destination. Baran's work directly influenced the development of the Defense Department's ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network), one of the earliest packet switching networks and the forerunner of the modern internet. "In 1969 this 'distributed' concept was given its first large-scale test, with the first node installed at UCLA, and the seventh node at RAND in Santa Monica. Funded by the Advanced Research Projects Agency and called ARPANET, it was intended for scientists and researchers who wanted to share one another's computers remotely. Within two years, however, the network's users had turned it into something unforeseen: a high-speed, electronic post office for exchanging everything from technical to personal information" (Paul Baran and the Origins of the Internet, RAND Corp. website). Santa Monica, CA: The RAND Corporation, August, 1964. 11 volumes in 1, quarto (275 x 210 mm). Contemporary red library cloth, titles and owner's name to spine gilt, cream endpapers. A few small marks to the cloth, contents fresh. Excellent condition.

      [Bookseller: Alembic Rare Books]
 31.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  


        1958. Ludwig Merwart. Theo Braun. Günther Kraus.

      gr.-4. 2 lose Textbll. u. 3 Orig.-Ätzungen. OKart.-Mappe. Eines v. 200 num. Expl. - "Diese Mappe wurde zu den Ausstellungen der Bilder und Graphiken von Ludwig Merwart, Theo Braun und Günther Kraus im Herbst 1958 herausgegeben. Die Originalgraphiken sind Tiefdrucke von Eisenätzungen". Vorw. v. Curt Grützmache.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
 32.   Check availability:     booklooker.de     Link/Print  


        Eloge de Clavé

      Bruker, Paris 1958 - In 4 en feuilles, 7 lithographies originales de Clavé: un frontispice, un bandeau, 4 doubles-planches et un cul-de-lampe. Tirage limité à 200 exemplaires numérotés. Bel exemplaire [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
 33.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Have Space Suit- Will Travel

      New York: Scribners, 1958. First Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good + Dust Jacket. Near Fine/Very Good +. First Edition, First Printing With Code A.9-58 On Copyright Page. Dust Jacket Is First Issue, Priced $2.95, With Slight Wear And Some Tiny Chips And Two Short Tears At Head And Foot Of Spine. Hugo Nominee 1959.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
 34.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  


        Pablo Picasso. Linolschnitte. Einleitung Wilhelm Boeck.

      7 Blatt sowie 45 einseitig bedruckte Farbtafeln mit Reproduktionen der Linolschnitte von Picasso. Quer-2, gebundene Ausgabe, Original Ganz-Leineneinband mit Deckelillustration im farbig illustrieten Original Pappschuber. Werkverzeichnis der in den Jahren 1958 bis 1960 entstandenen Linolschnitte - Die auf Kupferdruckpapier gedruckten Farbtafeln nach den Originalen aus dem Besitz der Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, zeichnen sich durch hohe Druckqualität aus und muten wie Originalfarblinolschnitte an. Die Reproduktionen sind gegenüber den Original-Linolschnitten etwas verkleinert. Zum Druck dieser und der deutschen Ausgabe wurden nach den Original-Linolschnitten, die die Galerie Louise Leiris zur Verfügung gestellt hat, Klischees angefertigt und in mehreren Druckvorgängen reproduziert. Der Druck auf schwerem Papier kommt wegen der Haptik und dem satten Farbauftrag den Originalen sehr nahe. Im Handel sind immer wieder Blätter aus den Büchern mit gefälschter Signatur Picassos aufgetaucht. Folgende Firmen waren an der Herstellung des Buches beteiligt: Satz (Garamond Antiqua) und Druck C. F. Müller, Buchdruckerei und Verlag GmbH., Karlsruhe Farbreproduktionen Helmut Brüllmann KG, Stuttgart buchbinderische Verarbeitung Franz Sigel KG, Ulm (Donau) Anfertigung der Kasette Kartonagenfabrik Pfäffle GmbH., Fellbach bei Stuttgart. Das Papier lieferte die Papierfabrik August Koehler, Oberkirch (Baden).

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
 35.   Check availability:     booklooker.de     Link/Print  


        Schellings Werk. Nach der Originalausgabe in neuer Anordnung herausgegeben von Manfred Schröter. 6 Bde.

      - München, Beck 1958 (Unveränderter Nachdruck des 1927 erschienenen Münchner Jubiläumsadruckes). 4°. 6 Bde. Kofpgoldschnitt. Ganzpergament mit goldgepr. Rückenschildchen. In Schubern mit Pergament-Kanten. Schönes und sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Fatzer ILAB]
 36.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        SIR PHILIP SIDNEY L'AREOPAGO E LA DIFESA DELLA POESIA

      NAPOLI: Istituto Universitario Orientale, 1958. BROSSURA. BUONO. 15 22. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
 37.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        La concezione del miracoloso nei poemi omerici

      Accademia delle Scienze di Torino - Vincenzo Bona, TORINO 1958 - ITALIANO Fascicolo spillato in carta leggera. Pagine in buono stato, con bruniture. Estratto dagli Atti dell' Accademia delle Scienze di Torino, vol. 92.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
 38.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

______________________________________________________________________________


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service      Privacy     


Copyright © 2018 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.