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

      New York, 1958. Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Half length portrait of the comedian in costume. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 33.5 x 23.7 cm. (Approximately 13-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches). Fine.Atelier stamp on verso, and docketed 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 7"). Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Half length portrait of the comedian in costume. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 33.5 x 23.7 cm. (Approximately 13-1/8 x 9-1/4 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.

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        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). .

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        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

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        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.

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        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.

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        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]

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        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.

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        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).

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        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.

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        SIR PHILIP SIDNEY L'AREOPAGO E LA DIFESA DELLA POESIA

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

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        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.

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        Porträt Oskar Kokoschka. s/w Original-Fotografie.

      recto o. handschriftlich signiert, datiert u. bezeichnet "Ich schau sehr fest drein, vielleicht trank ich doch etwas zu viel? Edgar, mein Lieber, ... OK 1958 Lübeck" 22,5 x 16,5 cm Brustbild en face aus einer leichten Untersicht. Fotograf anonym, eventuell Ingeborg Sello, Hamburg. Die eigenhändige Widmung richtet sich an den langjährigen Freund und Sammler des Künstlers, Edgar Horstmann.

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        ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH IN INDO-CHINA.

      - Bruges 1958, St. Catherine. Black cloth, VOL.3 ONLY "AS NEW" 114 + [173]p., 491 b. w. photos, appendices, bibliography, index, dj. in mylar protector, small folio, 23 x 31 cm. FIRST & ONLY EDITION CONTENTS: Full description of the three volume set: Volume 1: The District of Chiu-Chen during the Han Dynasty: General Considerations and plates. * Vol. 2: The District of Chiu-Chen during the Han Dynasty: description & comparative study of the finds. * Vol. 3: The Ancient Dwelling Site of Dong-So'n [Thanh-Hoa, Annam], General Description & plates. * An excellent archaeological work and account of the Han tombs & kilns excavated in Thanh-hoa and a general discussion of their contents. Covers the folk-ways of modern Annam Abundant references supplied, throwing a long overdue light on early Chinese culture in northern Annam. It represents the Southern most outpost of early Chinese colonialism. * Very impressive study, covers his three archaeological expeditions in 1934-39, sponsored by Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Orient & the Yenching Inst. A keen look at ancient Chinese civilization: arts, handicrafts, beliefs and customs. By and large, the most important study of Sino culture in N. Vietnam and S. China ! * Volume 1 & 2 published by Harvard University Press, volume 3 published in Bruges, 1958. The expedition was conducted between the years 1934 and 1939 under the auspices of the Ecole Francaise d'Extreme-Orient, the Museums of Paris & the Harvard Yenching Institute. Always rare as a complete set. * CONDITION: Please inquire about any individual edition you may be interested. We can then state more details about condition. *

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        Dart Festschrift. Presented to Professor Raymond A. Dart by his Appreciative Past and Present Students [cover title]. In Honour of Professor Raymond Arthur Dart on his Retirement from the Chair of Anatomy of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. A Tribute by his Distinguished Colleagues from Many Corners of the Earth. Presented to Professor Dart by his Past and Present Students

      Johannesburg, Medical School, University of the Witwatersrand, 1958. Small quarto, [iv], 83-155 pages with a frontispiece portrait and some illustrations and figures. Limp full leather slightly rubbed; essentially a fine copy. Queensland-born Raymond Arthur Dart (1893-1988), anatomist and anthropologist, achieved lasting fame soon after his appointment in January 1923 as professor of anatomy, University of the Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg. 'In November 1924 Dart was handed a fossil skull that had recently been discovered at Taungs (later Taung), 100 miles ... north of Kimberley. He extracted the fossil from the hard matrix and found that the skull was that of a child possessing a mixture of apish and human features. The child had held its head on a nearly vertical spinal column; its teeth, especially its little canines, were human-like. Although the brain was small, like that of an ape, its form seemed to be hominoid. Thinking that its blend of traits might characterise the supposed missing link between humans and non-human animals on the old notion of a chain of being, Dart named the species "Australopithecus africanus" and published his findings in "Nature" in February 1925. For over twenty years most scholars rejected Dart's claims. Critics asserted that the Taung child was on the wrong continent, was too young at death to make predictions about its likely adult form, and belonged to a geological epoch too recent.... [But in] time more fossilised hominid remains were found in Africa, and Dart's theory was generally accepted. The palaeontologist Robert Broom considered that Dart had made "one of the greatest discoveries in the world's history"' (Australian Dictionary of Biography). The Festschrift originally appeared in the Medical School's journal The Leech (Volume XXVIII, Numbers 3, 4 and 5, November 1958, the Raymond A. Dart Commemorative Number). This is one of a specially bound edition limited to 100 copies; this is Number 9, and it is signed and dated (9 January 1959) by Professor Dart. Loosely inserted is the 'With the Compliments' slip of the Editorial Board of The Leech. This copy comes from the collection of Professor Andrew Abbie, one of the contributors ('The Original Australians' [pages 120-30, with 12 illustrations from photographs]); his large bookplate is on the front pastedown.

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        Le garde-fou

      - Flammarion, Paris 1958, 12x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una copia del servizio stampa. autografo Precious firmato da Maurice de Vlaminck Montmartre al suo amico Pierre Mac Orlan: "... il suo vecchio amico pittore Vlaminck ..." Morsi superato il primo piatto. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Maurice de Vlaminck à son ami montmartrois Pierre Mac Orlan : " ... son vieil ami le peintre Vlaminck..." Piqûres en tête du premier plat.

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        Dr No.

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1958 - Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine in silver, Honeychile silhouette to front board in brown. With the dust jacket. Spine gently rolled, an exceptional 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. Gilbert A6a (1.3). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Curriculum. Sonderbarer Bericht aus der Welt der Verliebten. Mit 16 eigenhändig signierten und bezeichneten orig. Radierungen.

      Kulmbach: Caspar Walter Rauh 1958 - 1 Doppelblatt und 16 Blatt. Illustrierte orig. Halbleinen-Flügelmappe (die Mappe etwas angegraut, sonst sehr gutes und sauberes Exemplar). 4°. Exemplar Nr. 44 von 120 vom Künstler selbst auf der Handpresse gedruckten Exemplaren. Vollständig inzwischen nicht mehr gar so häufig. 1250 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dr. Lorenz Kristen]
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        The Case of the Long-Legged Models

      Morrow 1958 - A near fine first edition in a near fine dust jacket. Inscribed by Gardner to an assistant on the front free endpaper in a full page inscription, "with love." Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Argentieri Gemmari E Orafi D'Italia. Italian Gold and Silversmiths Work. Gems and Works of Art of all Periods 1300-1870. Part I and Part 2.

      Lorenzo del Turco Roma and 1959 1958 - Part 1. 585pp., Italian text. 34 coloured plates and numerous black and white plates and illustrations of makers' marks and dates. A classic work. Orig. cloth in d.w. Slight tears to d.w. and small tape to spine, otherwise clean. Part 2. 633pp., 34 coloured plates and numerous black and white plates and illustrations of makers' marks and dates. A classic work. Orig. cloth in d.w. Slight tears to d.w. and small tape mark to spine, otherwise clean. (MB) Two volumes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eloise in Paris. A Book for Precocious Grown Ups.

      London Max Reinhardt 1958 - First U.K. edition, 4to., with drawings printed in colour by Hilary Knight, modern bespoke onlaid binding of polychrome morocco crafted after an original design, of Eloise leaning on a balcony overlooking Paris by night, with Japanese floral endpapers, all edges gilt and housed in a leather-entry slip-case, fine in every respect. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vera Historia de Indias - Firmado

      Cia. General Fabril Editora 1958 - Dedicatoria del autor con fecha 26/10/61, y un dibujo original de aprox. 10x15 cm. Pequeñas perforaciones muy localizadas, desde el lomo hasta la página 9 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Sämtliche Schriften, Tagebücher, Briefe. Hrsg. von der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR (später: von der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akad. d. Wiss.).

      Berlin (Akademie), 1958 ff - Bände 1,5,9,11,13-18 in 10 Bänden. ca 8000 S. mit Abb., Karten u. Faksimiles. OLn. mit blaugeprägter Deckelsignatur. insgesamt etwas bestaubt, nur geringe Gebrauchsspuren. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Short Walk in the Kindu Kush

      Published by Secker & Warburg, London 1958 - , 247 pages, 2 fold out maps to rear, 40 black and white photos including frontispiece, signed and dedicated by Eric Newby "To Auntie May and Uncle Reg with best wishes from their disobedient nephew Eric Newby October 10th 1958" First Edition , slight wear to top and tail of spine and corners, small dent to top edge, rear endpapers and maps foxed, pages clean, book in good condition , edges of dustwrapper worn in places, tears to top near spine, residue of tape in places, dustwrapper in just good condition , red cloth, maroon title label to spine with silver gilt lettering , 22 cm x 14.5 cm Hardback SIGNED by the author ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Deep Water

      London: William Heinemann, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine+/Near Fine+. First Impression of Highsmith's fifth book (fourth under her own name, excluding the pseudonymously published lesbian novel, The Price of Salt, basis for the recent film Carol). 8vo: [8],259,[1]pp. Publisher's scarlet cloth, spine lettered in silver, fore- and bottom edges rough-cut; dust jacket illustrated by Stein, priced 15s. Rubber stamp of Highsmith's British literary agent to front fly leaf (twice, once crossed out, each with different address). The agency, then Laurence Pollinger Ltd, now Pollinger Limited, is one of England's most prominent. Near Fine or better (slight spine lean, dust-soiled top edge, page edges embrowned; bright, Near Fine or better jacket (two short closed tears and nicks to spine panel folds, dust-soiled back panel. Hubin, p. 204. A psychological thriller, set in the small town of Little Wesley, where live a cuckolded husband and his wife, whose male admirers keep disappearing suddenly and mysteriously. "Incomparably stronger in subtlety and depth of characterization" than Strangers on a Trains. (NYT 10/06/1957) Basis for the 1981 French film Eaux Profondes, directed by Michel Deville and starring Isabelle Huppert and Jean-Louis Trintignant. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Miranda the Panda is on the Veranda.

      Coward-McCann 1958 - FIRST EDITION, line drawings by Highsmith throughout 4to, original brown cloth lettered in black to upper board and backstrip, faint shadow running part way up lower board (underlying adhesive?), ownership inscription of Mary Clark to flyleaf, dustjacket price-clipped with chipping to corners and backstrip ends, partially removed sticker at head of rear flap, the latter frayed at foot of fold, closed tear at head of front panel with a few faint marks to same, very good. From the library of British comedian Mel Smith, but without mark of ownership. An uncommon book - Highsmith's only work for children, and displaying an otherwise unexhibited naive illustration style.

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        STUDI ITALIANI DI FILOLOGIA CLASSICA n.s. vol. XXX

      LE MONNIER, 1958. ITALIANO 0,39 Due fascicoli della pubblicazione semestrale, nuova serie, brossure editoriali morbide, ingiallite al dorso, scolorite e con bordi stanchi, pagine brunite attorno ai testi da fattore tempo, testi di C.Gallavotti, B.Luiselli, G.Pascucci, S.Boscherini ed altri USATO

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        MNEMOSYNE BIBLIOTHECA CLASSICA BATAVA SERIE IV VOLUMEN XI FASCICULUS 4

      LUGDUNI BATAVORUM E.J.BRILL, 1958. INTERLINGUE 0,2 Brossura editoriale morbida, ingiallita ai bordi ed al dorso e con lievissimi segni del tempo, pagine lievemente ingiallite ed ancora intonse, tagli laterali non rifilati. In italiano, francese, inglese con alcune piccole parti in latino e greco USATO

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        KOKALOS vol. IV STUDI PUBBLICATI DALL'ISTITUTO DI STORIA ANTICA DELL'UNIVERSITA' DI PALERMO

      BANCO DI SICILIA, 1958. ITALIANO 0,57 Pagine ancora intonse ed ingiallite ai bordi da fattore tempo, con 56 tavole in nero fuori testo, brossura editoriale morbida, con titoli e piccola illustrazione al piatto, ingiallita, con fioritura e bordi stanchi. Testi di M.J.Fontana, P.Orlandini, D.Adamesteanu, De Miro ed altri USATO

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        Chester Nimitz ALS and speech copy, "I am an obtuse admiral ... prepare for WWIII!!

      Berkeley, CA, June 11, 1958. 8" x 10.5". "Single page ALS, 8"" x 10.5"", scripted recto and verso, on Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, Berkeley, CA letterhead. Dated ""June 11, 1958"", and signed by Nimitz as ""CW Nimitz"" . Near fine with small staple holes to upper left corner. Accompanied by a single typed carbon copy of Gros's response, near fine with light creasing and a staple hole. For reference, the lot is accompanied by a photocopy of the nine page single sided ""prepared speech statement"", which includes lengthy autographed annotations with an additional full page of autographed notes by Nimitz.Nimitz penned letter to Gros (possibly Vice President, public relations, for Pacific Gas and Electric Co., often lectured on international relations, according to Online Archive of California), references his prepared statement:""I enclose a copy of the statement which I had prepared for Vinson's Committee but did not use because I was not called. However, I may be called before the Senate Armed Forces Committee, and if so, will use it. I am grateful that you will hold the paper secure. You are free - however - to help yourself to such of the ideas expressed - if you believe in them....Aunt Catherine joins me in warmest regards..."" The accompanying second letter shows Gros commenting on Nimitz' speech, Gros says: ""I do hope you are called before the Senate Armed Forces Committee and I expressed that same hope to Tom Gates during the course of a pleasant visit I had with him in Washington last week.... I am utterly shocked at the hint thrown out by the Secretary of Defense yesterday that they might sack Arleigh Burke because of his testimony. ...it is the very negation of the democratic process to inhibit a professional officer's testifying to his honest convictions when called before a Congressional Committee...""The two were referencing Nimitz's prepared speech he planned to give before one of the Armed Forces Committees, which is included with this group as a photocopy. His speech shows a fascinating viewpoint of the armed services and the tactical and strategic balance to prepare for a future war. Nimitz gives his opinion that he believes all armed services should remain independent. ""I am one of those 'obtuse admirals' who believes that if we should unfortunately engage in World War III in the predictable future - say the next five or ten years - we will use many of the methods and in considerable part the same weapons - greatly improved of course - that we used in World War II. ...It has always been my belief that each service should have the tools it needs to carry out its major function - even though other services use similar tools. ...My great concern is that during all the experimentation now going on with missiles of all kinds, none of which have as yet proved themselves at long (over 200-300 miles ) range, we will neglect the proved weapons of World War II. While there have been great advances, there have been only a few changes. Even the atom powered submarine has only a few improvements. It is a steam turbine driven ship with a reactor furnishing heat instead of a boiler. The British had steam driven subs in World War I, and long before that the Turks had a small steam driven sub...""A fantastic set which provides insight into this esteemed Fleet Admiral."

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        French illuminated manuscripts.

      San Francisco: Pr. for David Magee by the Grabhorn Press, 1958. 4to (20.2 cm, 7.9"). 30 pp.; 1 f., 1 col. illus. Concise overview of the development of medieval French illumination, printed in historically appropriate style on deckle-edged pages ruled in red. One of only 200 copies printed, this volume features => a particularly lovely original leaf from a 15th-century miniature Book of Hours, as well as Mary Grabhorn's hand-colored and -gilt reproduction of an illumination of the Coronation of the Virgin.    The leaf is on vellum, measures 8.5 x 6 cm (3.375" x 2.375"), has an illuminated floral border in the left margin of the recto and six illuminated initials on the same. The verso has three illuminated initials.    Schulz's text is printed in black and brown in Lutetia type with the pages ruled in pale red.    Provenance: From the library of American collector Albert A. Howard, booklabel ("AHA") at rear.         Disbound and Dispersed 120. Publisher's printed paper–covered boards, spine with gilt-stamped title, in original plain paper dust jacket; jacket showing mild wear and shelf-soiling with short tear at head of spine, volume clean with upper outer corners very slightly bumped. Scattered small spots of foxing, one with a little "halo"; pages otherwise clean. => Very attractive.

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        Moroccan Moods. Twelve gouache paintings ... reproduced by hand. Text by Bernard Guillerez.

      [Casablanca, Laski Bros. for Art Editions Albert Monnet, [December 15th, 1958]. Large folio. Original illustrated wrappers in board wrappers, spine lettered in red, within the original slip case; ff. [iv, the initial blank], 14, 12 colour silkscreen plates; slipcase a little worn and with a few repairs, otherwise a fine copy. First edition in English, one of 500 copies printed, 'presented by Gordon Woodroffe Morocco to R. E. Brook Esq.' in additional print on the limitation page. Carriat-Roland was a poster designer and painter who 'commuted' between Morocco and Paris. These reproductions of gouaches give impressions of Moroccan life, towns and ports. The editors meticulously describe the silkscreen printing process applied here, which is perfectly suited to reproduce the pastose character of gouache paintings. 'This is the first time that this type of work on such a scale has been undertaken successfully in Morocco,' they claim in the preliminaries. - Gordon Woodroffe, who presented this (or all?) copies was a leading manufacturer and shipping company owner in Morocco.

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        Pierre écrite

      Maeght Éditeur, Paris 1958 - Grand in-4. Non paginé. Complet des dix lithographies dont une en double page. Sous chemise et étui de l'éditeur. Édition originale numérotée sur grand Vélin de Rives, exemplaire no. 35/105/125, signé au colophon par Y. Bonnefoy et Raoul Ubac. Bel exemplaire. (Chapon, Le peintre et le livre, 291; Monod, 1693). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Actuelles. Chroniques 1944-1948. Actuelles II. Chroniques 1949-1953. Actuelles III. Chronique algérienne 1939-1958 [3 volumes]

      Gallimard, 1950, 1958. 3 volumes. In-12. Brochés, 270 -186 - 212 pp. Edition originale numérotée, un des 130 sur vélin Lafuma-Navarre. Second papier.

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        The English and Empire Digest with complete and exhaustive Annotations being a complete Digest of every English Case reported from early Times to the present day, with additional cases from the Courts of Scotland, Ireland, The Empire of India and the Dominions beyond the Seas and complete and exhaustive annotations giving all the subsequent cases in which judicial opinions have been given concerning the english cases digested. 67 Volumes. Including one Volume "Desk Index for Volumes I - XXV" and 27 Volumes of First, Second and Third Cumulative Supplements (of which some are separated in two Volumes - especially for the War Years 1940-1945/46).

      London, Butterworth & Co., 1919-1958. - Includes the Volumes I - XXXI and LX - XLVIII. Large Octavo. Over 30000 pages. Includes also 4 Volumes of the "Blue Band" Replacement Edition (these Volumes are available in original and duplicate and all belong to this set). Original Hardcover (red cloth with gilt or black lettering on spine). Good to very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Only Supplement Volume 12 in very poor condition. From the library of irish independent politician and solicitor Jasper Travers Wolfe of Skibbereen. The Digest, formerly published as The English and Empire Digest, is a digest of case law. It is the "major modern work" of this kind. Its coverage is "wide" but incomplete, and it can be "complicated to use" if the user does not understand how the editions overlap. In 1994, it included cases from England and Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and other parts of the Commonwealth, and from the European Communities. More than half a million cases from more than a thousand series of law reports were summarised. The work also serves as a citator and is "valuable" because of this. The English and Empire Digest was published in 49 volumes from 1919 to 1932. This was directed by the Earl of Halsbury and Sir Thomas Willes Chitty. The "Blue Band" Replacement Edition was published in 56 volumes from 1950 to 1970. Publication of the third edition, or "Green Band" Reissue Edition, began in 1971. In 1981, its name was changed to The Digest. It contains the fullest listing of the case law of the United Kingdom, including almost all reported decisions from the sixteenth century. (Wikipedia)

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        (Vollständiges Exemplar, complete set) Corpus der Goethe-Zeichnungen. 7 Bände (in 10 Bänden = alles)). Hrsg. von Gerhard Femmel.

      Leipzig: Seemann, 1958-1979. Mit zahlr. auch wenigen farb. Abb. Originalleinen mit Schutzumschlag plus transparenten Umschlag. Nahezu neuwertiges Exemplare, die transparenten Umschläge leicht berieben. Papier zeitbedingt teils nur sehr leicht gebräunt. - Band I: Von den Anfängen zur italienischen Reise. 318 Abb. -- Band II: Italienische Reise 1786-1788. 416 Abb. -- Band III: Architekturzeichnungen, Studien zur Anatomie, Perspektive und Antikenstudien. 270 Abb. -- Band IV A: Nachitalienische Landschaften. 348 Abb. -- Band IV B: Nachitalienische Architektur- und Antikenstudien, Theaterzeichnungen. 271 Abb. -- Band V A: Die Zeichnungen zur Farbenlehre. 390 Abb. -- Band V B: Zeichnungen zur Botanik, Anatomie, Geologie, Meteorologie. 264 Abb. -- Band VI A: Zeichnungen aus dem Bestande des Goethe- und Schiller-Archivs. 299 Abb. -- Band VI B: Zeichnungen außerhalb der Goethe-Institute, Nachträge, Gesamtkonkordanz. 296 Abb. -- Band VII: Die Zeugnisse. Goethezeichnungen. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Enciclopedia dell' Arte Antica. Classica e Orientale. Vol. 1: A-Bar. 2. Bas-Dam. 3. Dan-Herc. 4. Herm-Mik. 5. Mil-Paz. 6. Pec-Saq. 7. Sar-Zurv.

      gebundene Ausgabe Ausgetragenes Bibliotheksexemplar, stellenweise mit Gebrauchsspuren, Seiten altersgemäß angedunkelt, Band I von 1958, Band II von 1959, Band III von 1960, Band IV von 1961, Band V von 1963, Band VI von 1965, Band VII von 1966 , Preise inkl. Mwst. , Preis inkl. MwSt. .

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        Enciclopedia dell'arte antica (7 Volumi e Indici) Classica e Orientale

      Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana fondata da Giovanni Treccani 1958 - 1966, Roma - Indice dei volumi: Vol. 1 (A-BAR); Vol.2 (BAS - DAM); Vol 3 (DAN - HERC); Vol.4 (HERM -MIK); Vol.5 (MIL - PAZ); Vol.6 (PEC - SAQ); Vol.7 (SAR - ZURV); Volume dell'Indice( Anno di pubblicazione 1984)All'interno dei sette volumi sono presenti numerose immagini in bianco e nero (Vol.1 n.1242 - Vol.2 n. 1256 - Vol.3 n.1473 -Vol.4 n.1334 - Vol.5 n.1224 - Vol.6 n. 1238 - Vol.7 n. 1427) e tavole a colori (Vol.1 n.18 - Vol.2 n.24 - Vol.3 n.30 - Vol.4 n.19 - Vol.5 n.26 - Vol.6 n. 31 - Vol.7 n.23) Numero di tavole: pp.984; 1000; 1152; 1128; 1008; 1120; 1294; 629 altezza 0 larghezza 0 Esemplari in condizioni molto buone, composti da sette volumi, numerati da I a VII pià volume dell' indice. Buonissimo lo stato delle legature e delle pagine, leggermente ingiallite ai bordi. Tagli con tracce e macchie di polvere. Copertina rigida in mezza pelle, con titoli in oro ai dorsi. Lievi segni di usura agli angoli e ai bordi della copertina. Lievi abrasioni e fregi ai dorsi. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        EXODUS

      Garden City: Doubleday. 1958. First Edition; Early Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good price clipped dust jacket. Incribed by author to half title page. Scuffing to page edges. Shelf wear to panels. Wear to crown and heel. Edge wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .

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        French illuminated manuscripts.

      Pr. for David Magee by the Grabhorn Press, 1958. Concise overview of the development of medieval French illumination, printed in historically appropriate style on deckle-edged pages ruled in red. One of only 200 copies printed, this volume features => a particularly lovely original leaf from a 15th-century miniature Book of Hours, as well as Mary Grabhorn's hand-colored and -gilt reproduction of an illumination of the Coronation of the Virgin. The leaf is on vellum, measures 8.5 x 6 cm (3.375" x 2.375"), has an illuminated floral border in the left margin of the recto and six illuminated initials on the same. The verso has three illuminated initials. Schulz's text is printed in black and brown in Lutetia type with the pages ruled in pale red. Provenance: From the library of American collector Albert A. Howard, booklabel ("AHA") at rear.

      [Bookseller: PRB&M/SessaBks (Philadelphia Rare Books ]
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        Hölderlins Erde und Himmel.

      Gr.8, S. 17 - 39, Geh., Umschlag etw. gebräunt u. randknittrig, Buchblock min. randknittrig, handschriftl. Notiz ([wohl] Heideggers Adresse) auf Hinterdeckel. EA dieses Sonderdrucks aus Hölderlin-Jahrbuch 1958 - 1960. Mit handschriftlicher Widmung des Philosophen an Theophil Spoerri, Professor der Romanistik der Universität Zürich und ehemals Rektor derselben, auf erstem Blatt. Vortrag, erstmals gehalten an der Tagung der Hölderlin-Gesellschaft 1959.

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

      New York, 1958. Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Half length portrait of the comedian in costume. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 33.5 x 23.7 cm. (Approximately 13-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches). Fine.Atelier stamp on verso, and docketed 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 7"). Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Half length portrait of the comedian in costume. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 33.5 x 23.7 cm. (Approximately 13-1/8 x 9-1/4 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.

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