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        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.

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        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.

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        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

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        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]

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        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.

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        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]

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        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.

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        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]

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        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

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        YERTLE THE TURTLE AND OTHER STORIES

      Random House, New York 1958 - Very Good+ in a Fair dust jacket. First Edition, First Printing with the copyright page showing the 1950, 1951, 1958 dates. This First Issue dustjacket has the 295/295 printed price present and the 14 books displayed on the back of the dust jacket. Scuffing and toning to panels. Open tear to lower front panel. Chips to upper and lower rear panel. Previous owner inscription to rear endpage. Edge wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        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]

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

      Berlin: Dokumenten-Verlag Herbert Wendler & Co 1958-1979. - 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]

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        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

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        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

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        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.

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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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        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.

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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]

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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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