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      New Directions 1958 - Suddenly Last Summer From Garden District by Tennessee Williams. Published by New Directions, 1958. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. FIRST EDITION. Comes with original receipt of purchase from the Actors’ Fund of America in New York. Original dust jacket. Spine is tight. All pages are tightly-bound. Previous owner’s name embossed on one of the blank signature pages and can be seen in photographs. Overall book is in great condition and we encourage you to see for yourself by viewing our REAL PHOTOGRAPHS. Book will be shipped in protective material, etc. Insurance for total cost of book will be included (no cost to buyer), plus signature confirmation to most addresses within the United States through USPS. If you want special shipping services let us know and we will send you an invoice with the price difference included. LOOK AT OUR REAL PICTURES: YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED! WE ONLY USE REAL PHOTOGRAPHS FOR EACH BOOK THAT WE SELL! BEWARE OF OTHERS WHO USE SO-CALLED "stock images." When you buy from Lawson & Eicksteadt Enterprises what you see in the photographs is what will be shipped to your address! DO NOT SETTLE FOR A LOWER STANDARD WHEN IT COMES TO YOUR BOOK COLLECTION! WE SUPPORT OUR SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN AND WILL GLADLY SHIP TO UNITED STATES APO/FPO/DPO ADDRESSES: additional shipping rates (if any) will be calculated and paid by the buyer. Most orders ship within 24-48 business hours. All orders ship within 3 business days! For large credit card purchases, we suggest calling your credit card company and pre-authorizing the purchase so that your order is not erroneously declined by your credit card company. Be sure to check out our seller page: we have many rare/collector books that will be continuously added to our inventory. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lawson & Eicksteadt Enterprises]
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        FOOLS' GOLD

      1958. HITCHENS, Dolores. FOOLS' GOLD. Published for the Crime Club. NY: Doubleday & Company, 1958. 8vo., black boards in dust jacket; 187 pages. First Edition (so stated). Basis for the 1964 Jean-luc Godard film "Bande a Part" [The Outsiders], starring Anna Karina and Claude Brasseur. Scarce! Very Good (covers nice & bright, contents clean & tight with bit of very minor browning endpapers, extremely tiny dings top edge); little browning & rubbing (no chips or tears, $2.95 price is present) d/j. A nice copy, with many copies in the marketplace being former library copies or in bad condition. $500.00.

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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      DE LUCA, ROMA 1958 - ITALIANO Fascicolo relativo ai mesi sett-dic 1958 dedicato a G.Ungaretti per il suo settantesimo anno, vi sono contenuti poesie, saggi, testimonianze ed uno Zibaldone dei più importanti autori italiani, presenti anche foto in nero del grande artista, pagine ancora intonse con bordi leggermente ingialliti, brossura editoriale rossa con titoli bianchi e neri, bordi leggermente stanchi e con lievi segni del tempo

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Kritische Friedrich-Schlegel-Ausgabe. Bände I - XIV, XVI - XXII. 21 Bände. Herausgegeben von Ernst Behler.

      Paderborn, Schöningh 1958 ( ff) - Die älteren Bände mit teils beriebenen Rückenschild-Aufdrucken. Die Bände 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 mit einigen wenigen Anstreichungen und Marginalien. Schöne Reihe. Deutsch 18000g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Krull GmbH]
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      London: Hamish Hamilton, [1958]. First hardcover edition. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing, no fading to the spine panel which is a common problem with this book. An uncommon book which is scarce in this condition. (15225). Octavo, boards. Collects four stories which first appeared in THE SIMPLE ART OF MURDER; "The Smart- Aleck Kill," "Pick Up on Noon Street," "Nevada Gas," and "Spanish Blood." Bruccoli, AA 7.1.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Fine Autograph Letter Signed 'Margaret' to Dr Lamb, (Rose, 1930-2002, Princess, Sister of Queen Elizabeth II, Countess of Snowdon)

      1958 - sending her "the book about my father which I promised you at Balmoral. I thought of giving it to you at Christmas but in the end I thought you might like to have it now and read it at once. It is very sad to be back in nasty dirty old London and one longs for some lovely clean crisp Balmoral air .", 2 sides 8vo., Clarence House headed paper, 21st October no year together with an inscribed copy of John Wheeler-Bennett's biography 'King George VI His Life and Reign', with her inscription "To Doctor Lamb from Margaret" with the year, 8vo., Macmillan, London,

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        The Rainbow and the Rose - SIGNED by the Author

      Heinemann, 1958. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1958. A near fine book with one name and date to the front endpaper. In a very good+ unclipped wrapper which is browned on the spine as usual. Some pushing to the spine tips. SIGNED without dedication as 'Nevil Shute Norway' to the title page. Rare signed.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        enciclopedia del diritto. Diretta e ordinata da F. Calasso.

      Milano, 1958-2007, voll. 55, in-8, tela editoriale con sovraccoperte. Bell'esemplare completo dei 6 volumi di aggiornamento, del volume I di Annali e del volume degli Indici Sommario-Analitico-Autori.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Gozzini]
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        Autograph letter Signed in full to Major Sir Ralph Dolignon FURSE (Evelyn, 1903-1966, Author)

      1958 - (1887–1973, civil servant) thanking him "awfully for lending me this. It was of the greatest interest and help. I have read a dozen or more of these memoir's lately, of men killed in the first war. There is no one I can think of in my generation who could have inspired so much affection and left so complete a loss as the men of yours. there is no doubt in my mind that the stock deteriorated and is deteriorating further .", 1 side 4to., Combe Florey house, nr Taunton, 25th January Sir Ralph was the only child of John Henry Monsell Furse, sculptor. In 1914 he married Margaret Cecilia (1890–1975) , daughter of the poet Sir Henry Newbolt. He was on active service throughout the war with King Edward's Horse, and was wounded in 1917. He won the DSO and bar and was twice mentioned in dispatches. They had two sons and two daughters. Both the daughters married Sir Laurence WHISTLER (1912-2000, poet and artist). After the death of his first wife, the actress Jill Furse, he married her sister Theresa. Evelyn Waugh was a close friend of Ronald KNOX (1888-1957, Priest, theologian and author of detective stories) and his literary executor. His biography 'The Life of Ronald Knox' appeared two years after his death. Waugh was a devout Catholic and fervent admirer of Knox's works. Unpublished.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Das graphische Werk. Herausgegeben mit Unterstützung der Deutschen Akademie der Künste zu Berlin.

      Hamburg, Hauswedell & Co., 1958. - 4°. 190 S., 1 nn. Bl., m. zahlr. Abb. OLwd., (Einband ger. lichtrandig). (Werkverzeichnis, Bd. II). Erste Ausgabe des zweiten Bandes des Werkverzeichnisses. Eins von 600 numerierten Exemplaren. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tresor am Roemer]
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        Advances in Chemical Physics (CONVOLUTE of 106 vols./ KONVOLUT aus 106 Bänden) - Vol. 1 - 3/ 5 - 20/ 22 - 26/ 28 - 29/ 31 - 38/ 40 - 50/ 52 - 56/ 59 - 61/ 63 - 68/ 70 - 75/ 77 - 102/ 104 - 114.

      Interscience Publishers Inc.; 1958 ff. - Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 106 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; ENGLISCH! Das Bild zeigt nur einen Teil der hier angebotenen Bände! Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 90000

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        The Once and Future King

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing; First Thus with four T. H. White novels collected here for the first time. In Very Good condition, with blue cloth lightly rubbed at the edges, lightly bruised at the base of the spine. Boards a bit bowed. In a Good price-clipped dust jacket with shallow chipping at the spine ends, light edge wear and rubbing and a bit of overall wear.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Breakfast at Tiffany's.

      Hamish Hamilton, 1958. - First edition. 8vo. 159pp. Red boards with silver gilt lettering to spine. Pictorial dustwrapper. A fine copy with no inscriptions. Clean unmarked edges. The fine dustwrapper is complete & fresh with no tears. Only the very lightest hint of wear. Very white back panel. Original price of 12s6dnet on front flap. An superb copy. This title was adapted for the screen in 1961 starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Julian Roberts Fine Books ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        PLAYBACK, 1st Edition, 1st Printing, SIGNED

      Houghton Mifflin 1958 - Playback, Raymond Chandler (1958). Hardcover with dustjacket. SIGNED by Raymond Chandler. CONDITION: Very Good. Tight binding, crisp and clean pages. Dustjacket in very good shape. Minimal wear. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Doctor Zhivago - a lovely copy

      Collins Harvill, 1958. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Collins Harvill in 1958. A near fine book in remarkable condition, just light toning to the endpapers and a small name to the title page preventing this being fine. In a near fine unclipped wrapper with just a little rubbing to the extremities and corners. A superb sharp copy

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Doctor Zhivago

      London: Collins and Harvill Press,, 1958. Translated from the Russian by Max Hayward and Manya Harari. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Bookplate to front pastedown. Spine gently rolled, an excellent copy in the jacket with light foxing to rear panel and nicks to extremities, tape repair to verso. First edition in English, first impression, of the book that earned Pasternak the Nobel Prize for literature. The award was offered in mid-October 1958, but before the end of the month, under intense pressure from the Soviet authorities, Pasternak was forced to reject the award.

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        Doctor Zhivago - a very nice copy

      Collins Harvill, 1958. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Collins/Harvill in 1958. A near fine book (or better) in a near fine unclipped wrapper with a little darkening to the spine. One of the best copies we have seen.

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        Doctor Zhivago. Translated from the Russian by Max Hayward and Manya Harari.

      London: Collins and Harvill Press, 1958 - Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Bookplate to front pastedown. Spine gently rolled, an excellent copy in the jacket with light foxing to rear panel and nicks to extremities, tape repair to verso. First edition in English, first impression, of the book that earned Pasternak the Nobel Prize for literature. The award was offered in mid-October 1958, but before the end of the month, under intense pressure from the Soviet authorities, Pasternak was forced to reject the award. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L'envers et l'endroit Grand papier ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Gallimard, 1958. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1958, 11,5x18cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - Later edition of 550 numbered copies on vélin labeur paper. Publisher's paper boards with an original design by Paul Bonet. Precious and beautiful inscription from Albert Camus to René Char :  " à vous cher René, ces confidences, et une amitié du même cœur, fraternellement. / Albert Camus. / Juin 59" Very nice copy of exceptional provenance. The friendship between Albert Camus and René Char is among the most touching and most fruitful in French literature.  There was nothing obvious to bring together the Algerian journalist and author and the Provencal poet, much less to suggest a mutual affinity. Camus had not come across Char's poetry and Char had no taste for novels, apart from those of Maurice Blanchot. Nonetheless, it is through their respective works that the two artists found out about each other and developed a mutual respect. So - before Camus and Char actually met - they had met through Caligula and Hypnos - both illustrating the poet's responsibility in the face of the violent world. "So in our darkness Beauty has no given space. All that space is for Beauty" (Char, Feuillets d'Hypnos). It is this mutual need for Beauty as a political response to the outrageousness of ideologies that united the two artists at the end of the war.  Catalyst to their friendship, this first "acknowledgment" inaugurated a twelve-year correspondence, during the course of which their mutual affection grew and revealed an artistic convergence:   "I believe that our brotherhood - on all levels - goes even deeper than we think and feel" (Char to Camus, 3 November 1951). "What a great and profound thing it is to detach oneself bit by bit from all that and all those who are worth nothing and to find little by little over the years and across borders a community of spirit. Like with many of us, who all at once feel ourselves finally becoming of 'the few'" (Camus to Char, 26 February 1950). These 'few' are a reference to a quotation from Gide: "I believe in the virtue of small numbers; the world will be saved by a few," whom Char and Camus tried to bring together in establishing the Empédocle review: "It is perhaps time that 'the few' Gide talked about came together," as Camus wrote to Guilloux in January 1949. They published writing by Gracq, Melville, Grenier, Guilloux, Blanchot, Ponge, Rilke, Kafka, and so on. However, internal dissension soon engulfed the review and they abandoned the project together.   Their friendship, however, remained unblemished. The two men met regularly in Provence, where Char was from and - thanks to him - Camus' adopted home. They showed each other their manuscripts and confided in each other with their doubts: "The more I produce the less sure I become. Night falls ever thicker on the artist's path, his way. Eventually, he dies completely blind. My only hope is that there is still light inside, somewhere, and though he cannot see it, it continues to shine nonetheless. But how can one be sure? That is why one must rely on a friend, one who knows and understands, one who is walking that same path."    They inscribed works to each other (the reprints of Feuillets d'Hypnos and Actuelles) and in each new copy wrote inscriptions in which they both reinforced their comradeship in arms and in spirit.  "to René Char who helps me live, awaiting our kingdom, his friend and brother in hope," (manuscript of The Plague). "For Albert Camus, one of the very rare men I admire and love and whose work is the honor of our times. René Char," (Fureur et mystère) "[to RENÉ CHAR], fellow traveler, this guidebook to a mutual voyage into the time of men, waiting for noon. Affectionately, Albert Camus," (Actuelles I) "For Albert Camus, whose friendship and work form a Presence that illuminates and fortifies the eyes," (Art bref). "Oh if only poets would agree to become again what they were before: seers who speak to us of all that is possible...If they only gave us a foretaste of virtues to come. Nietzsche." "To René Char, brother of the undersigned, with whom he has been there all the way, with admiration and affection from his friend / Albert Camus." This copy was doubtless inscribed in October 1953 along with the other "bound" copies (the Prassinos binding - cf. letter of the 23 October 1953). Camus had already presented Char with a first copy of this ode to his homeland, first published in 1939, well before their meeting: "To René Char, to bring back for us those years in which I did not know him, but which already held within them the reasons for our friendship." This second inscription on "these first Nuptials," underlines how this youthful work which celebrates the "nuptials of man with the world," is a precocious revelation of what they would go on to call their "fraternity with the planet". On Camus' death, Char published La postérité du soleil, the work they wrote together in 1952, an homage to their friendship and to that "hinterland which is the image of our own, invisible to others." A very attractive copy with an exceptional provenance. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition imprimée à 550 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin labeur. Reliure de l'éditeur en plein cartonnage réalisé d'après la maquette originale de Paul Bonet. Précieux et superbe envoi autographe signé d'Albert Camus à René Char, réalisé quelques mois avant sa mort soudaine en janvier 1960 : "à vous cher René, ces confidences, et une amitié du même cœur, fraternellement. / Albert Camus. / Juin 59". A la remise de son prix Nobel, Camus déclarait en conférence de presse: "Notre plus grand poète français selon moi, je veux dire René Char, qui est pour moi non seulement un poète, un grand poète et un écrivain d'immense talent, mais qui est pour moi comme un frère. (...) Depuis Apollinaire(...) il n'y a pas eu dans la littérature française de révolution comparable à celle qu'a accomplie René Char." L'amitié entre Albert Camus et René Char figure parmi les plus belles et fructueuses de la littérature française. Rien ne semblait destiner l'écrivain journaliste algérois et le poète provençal à se rencontrer et encore moins à s'apprécier. Camus n'entendait rien à la poésie et Char n'avait aucun goût pour le roman, ceux de Maurice Blanchot mis à part. Pourtant, c'est par leurs œuvres respectives que les deux artistes se découvrent et s'apprécient. Ainsi avant Camus et Char se rencontrent Caligula et Hypnos, illustrant tous deux la responsabilité du poète face à la violence du monde. « Dans nos ténèbres, il n'y a pas une place pour la Beauté. Toute la place est pour la Beauté. » (Char, Feuillets d'Hypnos). C'est cette exigence commune de la Beauté comme réponse politique à la démesure des idéologies qui unit les deux artistes au sortir de la guerre. Ferment de leur amitié, cette première « reconnaissance » inaugure une correspondance de douze années au fil de laquelle croît leur affection mutuelle et se révèlent leur convergences artistiques : « Je crois que notre fraternité - sur tous les plans - va encore plus loin que nous l'envisageons et que nous l'éprouvons. » (Char à Camus, 3 novembre 1951). « Quelle bonne et profonde chose que de se détacher peu à peu de tout ce et tous ceux qui ne méritent rien et de reconnaître peu à peu à travers les années et les frontières une famille d'esprits. Comme on se sent beaucoup tout d'un coup à être enfin quelques-uns... » (Camus à Char, 26 février 1950) Ces « quelques-uns », référence à la citation de Gide : « Je crois à la vertu du petit nombre ; le monde sera sauvé par quelques-uns », Char et Camus tenteront de les rassembler en fondant ensemble la revue Empédocle : « Il est peut-être temps que les quelques-uns dont parlait Gide se réunissent » écrit Camus à Guilloux en janvier 1949. Ils publieront des écrits de Gracq, Melville, Grenier, Guilloux, Blanchot, Ponge, Rilke, Kafka... Les dissensions internes auront rapidement raison de la revue, et c'est ensemble qu'ils abandonneront le projet. Leur amitié, elle, est sans ombre. Les deux hommes se retrouvent régulièrement en Provence, terre natale de Char et devenue, grâce à lui, le pays d'adoption de Camus. Ils partagent leurs manuscrits, se confient leur doutes : « Plus je produis et moins je suis sûr. Sur le chemin où marche un artiste, la nuit tombe de plus en plus épaisse. Finalement, il meurt aveugle. Ma seule foi est que la lumière l'habite, au-dedans, et qu'il ne peut la voir, et qu'elle rayonne quand même. Mais comment en être sûr. C'est pourquoi il faut bien s'appuyer sur l'ami, quand il sait et comprend, et qu'il marche lui-même du même pas. » Ils se dédient leurs œuvres (la réédition des Feuillets d'Hypnos et Actuelles) et s'adressent sur chaque nouvel exemplaire des dédicaces qui, chacune, scellent leur fraternité d'armes et d'âme. « à René Char qui aide à vivre, en attendant notre royaume, son ami et son frère en espoir. » (manuscrit de La Peste) « Pour Albert Camus, un des très rares hommes que j'admire et que j'aime et dont l'œuvre est l'honneur de ce temps. René Char » (Fureur et mystère) « [à RENÉ CHAR], frère de route, ce livre de bord d'un commun voyage vers le temps des hommes, en attendant midi. Affectueusement Albert Camus » (Actuelles I) « Pour Albert Camus, dont l'amitié et l'œuvre forment une Présence qui éclaire et fortifie les yeux » (Art bref) « Ah si seulement les poètes consentaient à redevenir ce qu'ils étaient autrefois : des voyants qui nous parlent de ce qui est possible... Que ne nous donnent-ils l'avant-goût des vertus à venir. Nietzsche ». « A René Char, frère de ceux-ci, dont il a fait toute la route avec l'admiration et l'affection de son ami. / Albert Camus » A la mort de Camus, Char publie La postérité du soleil, leur œuvre commune écrite en 1952, hommage à leur amitié et à : « cet arrière-pays qui est à l'image du nôtre, invisible à autrui ». Très bel exemplaire d'une exceptionnelle provenance. Merci de nous contacter 24 heures à l'avance si vous souhaitez voir cet ouvrage à la librairie.  

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        The Suffrage of Elvira

      Andre Deutsch, 1958. Hardcover. Near Fine. The author's rare second novel. A first edition, first printing, published by Andre Deutsch in 1958. A near fine book with one gift inscription to the ffep, in lovely condition and without foxing. In a near fine wrapper which is clipped and has a slight crease to the fore-edge and some rubbing to the tail of the spine, but otherwise flawless. A lovely copy of a rare book.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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      Warren 1958 - -Forrest J. Ackerman, Lon Chaney, Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff -Horror films photos and info -Mad Magazine feature with Wally Wood Art -Frankenstein, Dracula -Small tear above logo Condition: FN-

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        Famous Monsters #2 1958-bela lugosi-karloff-chaney-wally wood-vg

      Warren 1958 - -Forrest J. Ackerman, Lon Chaney, Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff -Horror films photos and info -Mad Magazine feature with Wally Wood Art -Frankenstein, Dracula -Chip off cover, spine split 1" at bottom. Condition: VG

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        Exposition de céramiques, Vallauris Pâques 1958

      Arnéra, Vallauris 1958 - Linogravure originale en couleurs imprimée par Arnéra, tirage limité à 200 exemplaires. 67 X 44 cm. (CZ 30). Original linoleum cut printed by Arnéra in Vallauris, from an edition of 200 prints. 67 X 44 cm. (CZ 30).

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        Gregorii Nysseni opera. 14 volumes of the series (I, II, III.1, III.2, III.4, V, VI, VII.1, VII.2, VIII.1, IX, X.1, X.2 & Supplementum.)

      Leiden, E. J. Brill, 1958 - 1996. 14 volumes [of 18 / vol. 3/3, 3/5, 4/1 and 8/2 are missing]. Original blue cloth, (hardcovers), gilt. 25 cm. - (volume 1 & 8 sl. worn and with some notes in pencil) Otherwise very good/ fine and clean, see picture. Volumes present are: I: Contra Eunomium Libri. Pars Prior Liber I et II (Vulgo I et XII B). 1960. xvi,410 pp. II: Contra Eunomium Libri. Pars Altera. Liber III (Vulgo III-XII) Refutatio Confessionis Eunomii (Vulgo Lib.II). 1960. lxxii,412 pp. III,1: Gregorii Nysseni Opera Dogmatica Minora. Pars I. 1958. lxii,236. III,2: Gregorii Nysseni Opera Dogmatica Minora. Pars II. 1987. clxxviii,122 pp. III,4: Gregorii Nysseni Oratio Catechetica. Opera Dogmatica Minora, Pars IV. 1996. cxl,112 pp. V: In inscriptiones psalmorum in sextum psalmum in ecclesiasten homiliae. 1962. x,454 pp. VI: In canticum canticorum. 1960. lxxxii,492 pp. VII,1: De vita moysis. 1964. xx,146 pp. VII,2: De oratione dominica de beatitudinibus. 1992. lii,180 pp. VIII,1: Opera Ascetica. 1963. viii,416 pp. IX: Sermones Pars I. 1967. x,508 pp. X,1: Sermones Pars II. 1990. cclxiv,176 pp. X,2: Sermones Pars III. 1996. lx,378,(2) pp.& Supplementum. Auctorum incertorum.... Sermones de creatione hominis. Sermo de paradiso. 1972. clxxiv,102 pp. ISBN: 9789004133150

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        Tentative Description of a Dinner Given to Promote the Impeachment of President Eisenhower -- Corrected Copy

      San Francisco: Golden Mountain Press, 1958. Paperback. Very Good. 1958, First Edition. Softcover. Corrected copy with notes in Ferlinghetti's hand. Light soil to wraps. Ferlinghetti has drawn justification lines on all 4 pages of text, as well as blacked out 2 passages, and fixed a typo on the second page. 'Corrected Copy LF' in pencil on the front wrap in Ferlinghetti's hand.

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        Giulio Romano (2 Vols )

      New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1958. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. A solid example of the 1958 1st edition of this uncommon monograph on 16th century Italian painter Giulio Romano, complete in 2 volumes. Both volumes clean and Near Fine in bright, price-intact, VG dustjackets, with light rubbing at the panels and light chipping to the spine ends. Tall quartos, crisp black-and-white plates thruout. "The first full moderrn study of Raphael's most gifted pupil --a leading figure among the so-called Mannerist artists of 16th century Italy and a master with a position of peculiar influence in the art of the late Renaissance and Baroque periods." (from the dustjacket flap).

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        Het dorp Groot Zundert, van den oliemolen te zien. With: 2) Het dorp Etten met deszelfs raadhuis. 3) Het dorp De Leur, van den Rietdyk te zien. 4) Het dorp Rysbergen.[Groot Zundert, Etten, Leur and Rijsbergen (North Brabant)], [ca. 1778?]. Drawings in coloured gouaches on laid paper (31 x 47 cm), showing views of the villages of Groot Zundert, Etten, Leur and Rijsbergen all near Breda. Each drawing in a wide, mahogany-veneered wooden frame (63 x 79 cm; ca. 1820?), under glass, the outer part of the glass lacquered on the underside in black with a thick gold double- line (for Etten a thicker single-line) border around the drawing, and the title in gold lettering below it in an upright bastarda gothic style.

      C. Th. Lohmann, “Het huis ‘De Zwaan' te Etten”, in: Jaarboek De Oranjeboom XI (1958), pp. 155-162; for Verrijk: A.G. Schulte, Dirk Verrijk 1734-1786: tekeningen en schetsen (1993). Four lovely large views of four villages, all 8 to 15 km west and southwest of Breda in the Dutch province of North Brabant, near today's Belgian border, drawn from life by the Haarlem painter Dirk Verrijk (1734-1786). Verrijk signed those of Groot Zundert (below right) and Etten (below left), both also "del. ad viv.". All four clearly match in format and style and must have been made as a series.1) A view of the village of Groot Zundert (now Zundert), looking northeast up the Molenstraat from site of the horse-powered oil mill, with a coach on the hanging shop sign of a coach/wagon maker in the foreground right (with a wagon maker at work before the shed next door), a large corner house in the foreground left and the steeple of a church in the distance. Besides numerous tile-roofed and thatched houses, one can see a well next to a thatch-roofed hitching post(?), numerous people busy with their daily activities and a horse-drawn covered wagon. 2) A view of the town of Etten (now the larger southwest part of Etten-Leur) from the Markt showing the then new town hall (built 1776) with the church tower behind it to the right. In the foreground at the right one can see a splendid step-gabled inn/tavern "De Zwaan" with a swan on its hanging signboard.3) A view of the village of Leur (now the smaller northeast part of Etten-Leur) from the "Rietdijk", apparently looking east from what is now the Korte Brugstraat, with step-gabled houses on either side and a road leading to a drawbridge over a canal in the centre of the view and the 1614 Reformed Church (now the Trouwkerkje) across the canal on the right. People stand talking before several houses.4) A view of the village of Rijsbergen, probably looking northeast from what is now the Antwerpseweg, with mostly thatched houses, a roofed wooden manger(?), horse-drawn wagons and carriages, and dozens of people before the buildings, several quite elegantly dressed.The view of Etten has a few small restorations along the edges, but all are otherwise in very good condition. The veneer of the frames shows several small chips and the glass for Etten was replaced at a later date (the others are blown glass) and its gold border and lettering therefore also differ slightly from the other three, but the frames are otherwise in good condition. Four lovely large village views in coloured gouaches, with very detailed scenes and showing the houses and other buildings that are now almost entirely lost.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat FORUM BV]
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        Dr No - in custom made clamshell box

      Cape, 1958. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1958. A near fine book - with dancing girl silhouette to the front board (one small white line to the rear panel), with one neat name to the the front endpaper. In a very good+ unclipped wrapper. Some foxing to the rear panel and flap. Wear to the spine tips and corners. Complete with a custom-made clamshell box

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        [Showbill]: The American Premiere of Endgame

      New York: Cherry Lane Theatre, [1958]. New York: Cherry Lane Theatre. [1958]. First. One leaf folded to make four pages. An Off-Broadway showbill for the American premiere of Endgame. Very faint vertical crease, near fine. The showbill for the premiere consists mostly of cast biographies; featured were Alvin Epstein, Lester Rawlins, P.J. Kelly, and Nydia Westman. Scarce and ephemeral. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [1958].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 1959 Hugo nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-510. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 27. A fine copy in good first printing dust jacket (priced $2.95 on front flap) with light wear at edges, chips from spine ends, and dust soiling to yellow background ink. (#132908)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        A Glass of Blessings

      Cape, 1958. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1958. A very good book (one small name to the ffep) with a little light staining to the edge of page 189-93, In a wrapper which has a little reinforcement to the spine, is price clipped and has a neat repair to a closed tear on the front panel. Some loss to the corners and to spine tips. A solid copy of a rare Barbara Pym novel.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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      Cape, London. 1958 - Scarce in dj. Slightly nicked around extremities with some fading dustiness and wear esp to jacket edges, reverse of dj slightly grubby with damp marks showing through somewhat. Even so more presentable than one might presume. Very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dennys, Sanders & Greene]
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        Heads, Figures, Ideas

      London and New York: George Rainbird / New York Graphic Society, 1958. First edition. Jacket lightly worn at extremities, bookplate, two tiny bubbles to front board, but overall a fine copy. Folio. Original lithograph in colors; reproductions throughout, one photographic reproduction tipped-in. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards; pictorial dust jacket. Very scarce in an undamaged jacket, due to the large size of the book and its nearly-inevitable mishandling. Commentary by Geoffrey Grigson.

      [Bookseller: Riverrun Books & Manuscripts]
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        Brighton Rock An Entertainment

      New York: Viking, 1958. 1st American edition. Hardcover. Orig. cloth. Fine in very good dust wrapper. 558 pages. 21 x 14 cm. Published June, 1938, one month previous to the English edition with $2.50 dust wrapper price. Covers, clean, bright and fresh; dust wrapper nicks at corners, backstrip head and foot. Orig. dark salmon, silver and black cloth, backstrip lettered in silver.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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      [New York]: Beacon [Universal Publishing and Distribution Corp., 1958].. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Beacon #B175. Paperback original. Author's name misspelled Williford on the front cover. Some very light edge rubbing, light crease to spine, a fine copy. Uncommon in superior condition. (#125671)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        My Face For The World To See (First Ediiton In Dust Jacket)

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1958. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 183 Pp. Stated First Edition, In Unclipped Dust Jacket Priced $3.00. Book Near Fine, Just A Trace Of Rubbing At Tips, White Chalk Lettering All Complete And Strong, No Names Or Marks. Dj Lightly Worn, Unfaded, Few Short Tears And Some Minute Losses At Corners, Small Very Faint Glass Ring On Rear Panel..

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        Doctor Zhivago - a very nice copy

      Collins Harvill 1958 - A first edition, first printing published by Collins/Harvill in 1958. A near fine book (or better) in a near fine unclipped wrapper with a little darkening to the spine. One of the best copies we have seen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        The Biological Activity of Insulin Peptides.

      Cambridge: Christ's College,, 1958. A dissertation submitted to the University of Cambridge in candidature for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Tall quarto. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Typescript, text on the rectos only. 27 tipped-in plates, tables in the text. Some dampstain to cloth also affecting portions of contents, particularly the gutter and upper edges of early leaves, some spotting and tanning, browning of adhesive used for plates, a very good copy. The doctoral dissertation of the eminent physician, polymath, and UN delegate Davidson Nicol. Inscribed from the author to his Cambridge mentor Frederick Sanger on the front free endpaper, "To Fred Sanger, with many thanks for your help and inspiration over this work, from, Davidson Nicol. Return address: University College of Sierra Leone, Freetown". With a handful of small manuscript corrections and insertions of special characters by Nicol. Nicol was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone, and became the first African to graduate with First Class Honours from Cambridge and the first African elected Fellow of a Cambridge college. He went on to earn a medical degree from St. Bart's and then returned to Sierra Leone where he worked as a university administrator. Nicol served as Sierra Leone's chief United Nations delegate from 1969 to 1971, was president of the Security Council, and later became the Under Secretary General and head of Unitar, a UN institute that teaches diplomacy, negotiation, and economic and social development to diplomats from developing countries. A prolific author, he wrote both fiction and works on international politics, and in later life was president of the World Federation of United Nations Associates.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Baa Baa Black (Col. Gregory Boyington, USMC, Ret.)

      Wilson Press, Inc, Fresno 1958 - Seventeenth Printing. Illus. 384 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed on ffep, "To Norman Martin-/ With Warmest Regards-/Always-/ Pappy Boyington." AND ABOVE: "Masajiro "Mike" Kawato Japanese WWII Ace 19 Victories/ I shot down Col. Greg/ Pappy Boyington/ Jan. 26, 1982." Blue boards. Fine in VG pictorial dj by Ben Fedder, Inc [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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