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        La bête de Lascaux

      - Glm, Paris 1958, 12x18,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle copie numerate 48 su Holland, edizione deluxe. Un piccolo intoppo piede minore nel primo piano. Esemplare raro e bello. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 48 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête. Un infime accroc sans gravité en pied du premier plat. Rare et bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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        CAT IN THE HAT COMES BACK

      SEUSS, DR.. SEUSS,DR. THE CAT IN THE HAT COMES BACK. Beginner Books (Random House) (1958). Small 4to, glazed pictorial boards, near Fine in lightly worn dust wrapper. Stated 1st printing, illustrated in color on every page. Younger/Hirsch 11.

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        The Cat in the Hat Comes Back

      Beginner Books 1958 - Published in New York by Beginner Books in 1958. Copyright page states "FIRST PRINTING." Book near fine, slight edgewear. DJ very good, sligth chipping at spine ends and corners, minor fading. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        I EDIZIONE!!!! Il Gattopardo

      Volume in ottime condizioni. Copertina rigida. Feltrinelli. 1958 I EDIZIONE!! Pagg. 330

      [Bookseller: Messinissa Libri]
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        La Porte étroite. (24) Lavis originaux de Jean-Pierre Rémon.

      Lausanne, André et Pierre Gonin, 1958 - 166 Seiten, Druck auf lose eingelegten, gefalteten Büttenbögen. Nummeriertes Exemplar (No. 79). Vom Verleger und dem Künstler im Impressum signiert. Vorliegend der handschriftliche Zusatz vom Künstler: "Cet exemplaire est un des rares que j'ai peint en couleur à la mains. JP.R." (Dieses Exemplar ist eines der seltenen, die ich von Hand koloriert habe"). Aus dem Impressum: "La présente édition de 'La Porte Etroite' a été établie avec la collaboration amicale de Jean Graven. Le texte, composé à la main en Garamond corps 24 sur le presse du maître imprimeur André Kundig, à Genève, sous la direction d'Auguste Griess. Les différents papiers ont été fournis par MM. Blum et Rochat. L'emboîtage est de Roger Veihl, à Genève.". Gutes Exemplar. Fine copy. With hand coloured pictures. Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 ca 38,5x28 cm, Original Halb-Pergament-Einband, [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schröter -Uta-Janine Störmer]
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        Autograph letter Signed 'E. Waugh' to Major Sir Ralph Dolignon FURSE (Evelyn, 1903-1966, Author)

      1958 - (1887–1973, civil servant) thanking him for going to "such trouble in answering my questions about the Old Parsonage. you have given me just what I needed. Thanks awfully. ." and thanking him also for the memoir of D. R. Brandt, and for offering him other books, he continues that "Laura Lovat must have misunderstood me. I have Ronnie's own copies. I am so very sorry you shall have been put to the trouble of borrowing them. Neville Bland has been most helpful . in reconstructing Ronalds Eton career. All his old friends have been astonishingly kind . " he asks if he has "any strong views about a memorial to Ronald? Roman Catholics will, I think, wish to raise money for a specifically popish foundation connected, perhaps, with the Oxford chaplaincy. But some of us think that his non Catholic friends would like some other memorial nearer their sympathies. It has been suggested that something should be done at Trinity - a visible memorial and a scholarship or prize of some kind, according to the amount subscribed. This seems to me an excellent plan. I am sure that in later years his sentiment was at Trinity rather than Balliol .", 2 sides 4to., Combe Florey house, nr Taunton, 22nd 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.

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        THE EXECUTIONERS ** Signed By the Author **

      Simon & Schuster, NY 1958 - ***** This is the first printing of the Book Club edition (with no mention of any later titles in the book, or on the dust jacket). ***** This book is SIGNED by the author (John D.MacDonald) on the second page. The author has not inscribed this book to anyone; it is just signed by the author. ***** This novel was the basis for the film, Cape Fear. Signed examples are rare. ***** Nice hardcover with dust jacket. There is NO writing, NO bookplates, and NO remainder marks. It IS a book club edition. It is NOT a former library book. ***** CONDITION: Both the book and dust jacket are in NEAR FINE condition. ***** We include new mylar (clear) dust jacket protectors with all books at no charge. ***** OUR GUARANTEE TO YOU: All books are guaranteed to be as described. We believe that no sale is complete until you are happy. Any book is returnable for a full refund (including postage) if you're not 100% satisfied. All books are packaged very carefully and shipped via USPS Mail with Delivery Confirmation. Thank you! Richard Vick, Modern First Editions (Buying and Selling Modern First Editions since 1982). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Executioners

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good with fading to spine cloth and toning to pages, in a Very Good dust jacket with a faded spine panel, three small spots of wear with color re-touched with red ink, light foxing to the verso, light general wear and publisher's original price of $3.50 intact.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        ohne Titel». Orig.-Lithographie auf Bütten.

      St. Gallen, Erker-Galerie - 38 x 56 cm, gefalzt, Minimale Knickspur, tadell. Rechts unten von Hand signiert. - Als Jahresgabe herausgegeben: «Ein gutes neues Jahr wünschen Franz Larese und Jürg Janett, Erker-Galerie St.Gallen.» In ungenannter Auflage gedruckt. - In der Erker-Galerie in St. Gallen entfalteten Franz Larese und Jürg Janett seit 1958 grosse Aktivitäten, Kunst, Literatur und Musik umfassend. Bereits in den frühen sechziger Jahren gelang es den beiden Galeristen, erstrangige und international arrivierte Künstler zu gewinnen. In weit über hundert Ausstellungen wurden am Gallusplatz Künstler wie die Spanier Antoni Tàpies und Eduardo Chillida, der Franzose russischer Herkunft Serge Poliakoff, der Italiener Piero Dorazio, die Deutschen Hans Hartung und Günther Uecker und viele andere mit Gemälden, Skulpturen, Zeichnungen und immer auch mit Graphiken vorgestellt. 600 gr. Schlagworte: Grafik - nach 1945Neueingänge - Grafik, Gemälde, Plakate [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Théâtre II

      First edition, an advance (service de presse) copy.Elegant half maroon calf over geometric marbled paper boards by Goy & Vilaine, date, title, author and work in anthracite palladium to spine, maroon paper endpapers and pastedowns, covers and spine (slightly faded) preserved.Handsome autograph inscription from Eugène Ionesco to Marcel Aymé.A very good copy nicely bound. Gallimard Paris 1958 12x19cm relié

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        Sonnets.

      Paris, Éditions Hautefeuille (Caractères) 1958 - Il a été tiré de cet ouvrage de la collection "Caractères" dirigée par Bruno Durocher 50 exemplaires sur pur chiffon (seul grand papier) constituant l'Édition ORIGINALE. Celui-ci (N°20), est enrichi d'un envoi autographe dédicacé de l'auteur sur le faux titre "à René Bertelé en bien amical hommage Queneau". Paris, Éditions Hautefeuille (Caractères) - 1958 - 40 pages. Broché sous couverture imprimée en rouge et noir. Non coupé. Papier de soie de protection. Parfait état. Format in-12°(19x14). 1ère Edition Dédicacé par l'auteur [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Livres et Collections]
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        Residential Main St. Nantucket Mass.

      Nantucket, MA. Nantucket Garden Club. Copyright 1937, 1958reissue. Pictorial map, bird's eye view style, 16 3/4 x 15 inches on sheet 19 x 16 1/4 inches. Very good condition. Illustrator and puppeteer Tony Sarg loved Nantucket, and this is his affectionate map of the central streets, documenting the history of this whaling town, with a list of important buildings and vignette illustrations in the border of outstanding citizens. This 1958 reissue of the original 1937 map was "revised in 1958 by the Nantucket Garden Club."

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        Au Service de la Danse

      

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        Dr. No

      Jonathan Cape (U.K.) 1958 - IAN FLEMING - DR. NO, published by Jonathan Cape, copyright 1958, First Printing ("First Published 1958" at top of copyright page with no references to subsequent printings or month of printing), white endpapers, list in front of book to "From Russia, With Love", Correct 1st state Dust Jacket with author's name in BLACK on spine and 4 short paragraphs on front flap and blank rear flap with just the artist's reference - the 2nd state DJ has the author's name in white on spine and 5 paragraphs on the front flap), First State boards with NO dancing lady on front board, black boards with silver gilt lettering to spine. Book has a few creased page corners, no foxing to pages, slight foxing to endpapers, slight age darkening/dust soiling/foxing to outer page edges, former owner's name to ffe otherwise no former owner's markings or used book store stamps/stickers inside (original bookseller's tiny label at bottom on inside front board), endpapers are clean and free from scotch tape residue marks or other discoloration or erasures, no hinge splitting, no spine lean, no wear to board edges, hint of wear to board corners, slight wear to spine tips, bumped board corner, no other soiling or staining to boards. Dust Jacket has no chipping or tearing or creasing, NO WEAR TO SPINE TIPS, ALMOST NO WEAR TO FRONT FLAP CREASE (barest hint of wear to corners only), almost no edge wear, hint of dust soiling to white rear panel (very very common defect with this DJ), bit of surface wear to left edge on rear panel/right edge on rear flap & on front flap, no foxing spots to panels or spine, small spot of scotch tape glue stain to flaps. Overall a VG/VG+ book in VG+/FINE- condition dust jacket (price clipped) of an Ian Fleming U.K. 1st printing hardcover book. I have a number of other U.S. and U.K. Ian Fleming James Bond 1st printing hardcover appearances up for sale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Far North Collectible Books]
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        Stacked Deck: An Opera

      No Place: Privately Printed, 1958. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Extremely early work by Fluxus artist and writer Dick Higgins. 14 typed sheets, stapled at top left corner and printed on rectos only and then bradbound into a yellow thick paper folder with the title elaborately stenciled on the front cover. Not dated, but from 1958 as reported by Higgins himself in the Something Else Newsletter Volume 1 Number 1 from February 1966. In that newsletter he briefly writes about this piece: "In 1958 I wrote a piece, Stacked Deck, in which any event can take place at any time, as long as its cue appears. The cues are produced by colored lights. Since the colored lights could be used wherever they were put and audience reactions were also cuing situations, the performer-audience separation was removed and a happening situation was established, though less visually oriented in its useof its environment and imagery." Besides being the founder of the Something Else Press and the coiner of the term "Intermedia" Higgins, who passed away in 1998 was intimately involved in the 60's happenings and environments art movement. Quite scarce - OCLC locates only 3 copies. Lightly worn, else fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        A Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present: Architecture of the Islamic Period: Material Taken from Volumes II and IV of the Complete Set

      Oxford University Press, London & New York 1958 - From Volume II: [vii]-viii, [1], [897]-1445p. Followed by [From Volume IV]: [ix]-xiv(p.) plus 257 plates (numbered 258-510). Followed further by: typed index of [25] pages composed of entries culled from Besterman's compilation (published by Oxford in 1958). Hardcover in baby blue buckram. 37cm. A tiny bit of cover spotting. We suspect that this is a one of a kind item which someone put together to have almost all of the architectural material in the larger set collected in a single volume. Statement on a small typed note tipped in at the bottom of a nicely-prepared new title-page: Note: there were 34 pages of plates devoted to architectural ornament in volume V of the complete set which are not included in this volume. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Porträt einer Frau. Mischtechnik, Aquarell auf Papier, signiert und datiert.

      1958 - Bildmaß der Darstellung ca. 35 x 21 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). In schwarz-grauen Tönen gehaltenes Frauenporträt. Rechts unten mit *Grimm * signiert, links außen mit 14.8. (19)58 datiert, am Unterrrand von Grimm mit Widmungsvermerk *Für Herrn Sonntag *. Das Aquarell aus altem Papier, verso mit allerlei handschriftlichen schwer leserlichen Notizen über Ausgaben bzw. quittierte Zahlungen aus dem Jahre 1838 *Lithographie. * Das alte Blatt stark gebräunt, etwas angeknickt, verso mit Spuren alter Montierung. Das Blatt unter Passepartout gelegt. ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage – further pics on request ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        The Dharma Bums

      Viking Press, 1958. First Edition, 1st Printing. Hardcover.. Very good condition./Very good condition dust jacket with a touch of rubbing. . Not price clipped $3.95. Photo of author on rear panel of dj. A lovely collectible copy, crisp and sharp. Book is as described - all defects and marks are noted.

      [Bookseller: Harvest Book Co]
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        verschimmelungs-manifest gegen den rationalismus in der architektur.

      19 S., 1 Bl. Orig.Broschur. Hg. von Eberhard Fiebig und Reinhard Kaufman. Vorwort R.Kaufman. Das Manifest wurde anläßlich der Tagung in der Abtei Seckau am 4.Juli 1958 verlesen. Am 11.Juli 1958 in der Galerie Van de Loo, München, und am 26.Juli 1958 in der Galerie Parnass, Wuppertal von Herrn Pierre Restany, Paris. Eins von nur 300 Exemplaren, von Hundertwasser in grün signiert, hier ohne Nummer. Bis auf einen schmalen Lichtrand und winzigen Flecken sehr gut erhalten!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Skowronska]
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        SPELLS AND PHILTRES

      Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1958.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 519 copies printed. An uncommon collection of poetry by the "great unsung poet-sculptor of the WEIRD TALES era." - Stephen King. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with mild tanning to lettering on the spine panel. (#155124)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        SALVADOR DALI - BOLDLY INSCRIBED ASSOCIATION COPY FROM THE ARTIST

      Carstairs Gallery, New York 1958 - One 14 x 21" cardstock sheet printed offset recto and verso folded in half vertically to make 14 x 11 1/2", 4pp, 1 b&w cover illustration. Cover Designed by Salvador Dali. With an exhibition checklist. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. This is the slender four page catalogue published in conjunction with Salvador Dali's 1959 exhibition of thirteen watercolors and drawings at New York's Carstairs Gallery. Stating "This, my best exhibition, I dedicate to Gala, my Sistine Madonna", it features a cover illustration by the Surrealist icon along with his brief "Anti-Matter Manifesto". A most presentable example of this exceedingly uncommon item additionally BOLDLY INSCRIBED "Monsieur Alexandre ELIOT" in blue ballpoint pen across the rear cover plus "Hommages de Dali / 1959" in blue fountain pen on the inside front cover showing light soiling and spotting, some stray pigment marks, and minor insect damage to the covers. Noted late historian, critic, and author Alexander Eliot - for whom this was inscribed - was the "Time" magazine art editor between 1945 and 1960 and a close friend of the artist. It has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Portrait photograph of Antony Armstrong-Jones

      [New York, 1958. Gelatin silver print. Frontal view, seated with chin in hand, of the photographer seated. 1 vols. Approximately 32 x 22.4 cm. (12-1/2 x 8-7/8 inches). Fine. Atelier stamp on verso, docketed in ink with the name of the sitter, date, and print reference. Van Vechten, Carl. Gelatin silver print. Frontal view, seated with chin in hand, of the photographer seated. 1 vols. Approximately 32 x 22.4 cm. (12-1/2 x 8-7/8 inches). Signed and dated lower right by Armstrong-Jones. Provenance: The estate of Saul Mauriber, Van Vechten's assistant and executor of Van Vechten's photography estate and the compiler of PORTRAITS: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF CARL VAN VECHTEN (1978)

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        Todos los dias: Poemas del tiempo de Ben Shahn

      (Ediciones Altamar), Buenos Aires 1958 - First edition. 12mo. Printed wrappers. Fine in stapled wrappers in very good dustwrapper with some modest age-toning and a small label on the front panel. Poetry. From the library of the artists Ben Shahn and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with an estate label designed by their son, Jonathan Shahn. The dedication copy, warmly Inscribed by Alcaraz to Ben Shahn in Spanish. *OCLC* locates only three copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        A Distraction of Wits Nurtured in Elizabethan Cambridge

      Cambridge: The University Printer. 1958. First. First edition. Edited by George Rylands. Illustrated by Michael Ayrton. Small label on front board, else near fine. One of 500 copies. From the library of the artists Ben Shahn and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with an estate label designed by their son, Jonathan Shahn. Inscribed by the illustrator: "For Ben Shahn from Michael Ayrton. March 1959." .

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        BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S

      New York: Random House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. [1958]. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 12mo, orig yellow cloth, top edge stained blue; light to moderate dust soiling primarily to edges, d/j (light edge wear, some dust smudging, discoloration to spine panel). VG So stated 1st ed 1st ptg. $3.50 price is present. ; 0 .

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        Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story.

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1958. First edition of Dr. Martin Luther King's first book. Octavo, original half cloth. Henry Lee Moon was an American journalist, author and civil rights activist. In 1948, Moon began working for the NAACP as their public relations director. Moon held the position until 1974. During his tenure at the NAACP, he promoted voting rights and encouraged the organization to work harder to elect politicians friendly to their cause. While at the NAACP, he also wrote the book Balance of Power and edited a collection of W. E. B. Du Bois' writings. In 1988, the library at the NAACP's headquarters in Baltimore was renamed in his memory. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. A nice association. Stride Toward Freedom is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s account of the first successful large-scale application of nonviolence resistance in America is comprehensive, revelatory, and intimate. King described his book as "the chronicle of fifty thousand Negroes who took to heart the principles of nonviolence, who learned to fight for their rights with the weapon of love, and who, in the process, acquired a new estimate of their own human worth.''

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        Matisse, Henri. Dernières oeuvres de Matisse 1950-1954. Verve Vol. IX, Nos 35 et 36.

      Éditions de la Revue Verve, Paris. 1958. - 4°. OPb. 182(2) S. Enthält 40 Farb-Lithographien (bei Mourlot gedruckt) und 38 s/w Heliogravuren. Der Rücken fachmännisch restauriert, schönes Expl. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue de l?oeuvre gravé de Dunoyer de Segonzac. En 8 volumes + 1. Tome premier: 1919 - 1927. Avec une préface de Julien Cain. Tome II: 1929 - 1930. Avec une préface de Jean Vallery-Radot. Tome III: 1930 - 1932. Avec une préface de Jean Adhémar. Tome IV: 1933 - 1935. Tome V: 1927 - 1947. Tome VI: 1948 - 1952. Tome VII: 1953 - 1856. Tome VIII: Dernières gravures - Planches retrouvées - Etats retrouvés - Index et tables. + 1 Volume: Dessins, 1900 - 1970.

      Pierre Cailler 1958 1959 1963 1964 1965 1966 1968 1970, Genève, - Bel exemplaire. reliure d'éditeur sous jaquette.

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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.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        La belle et la bête - Journal d'un film

      First edition, one of 40 numbered copies on vélin pur fil, the only large paper copies.With black and white photographs.A fine copy, as issued. Editions du Rocher Monaco 1958 14,5x19,5cm broché

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        Slovník Jazyka Starolovenskeho, Lexicon linguae Palaeoslovenicae, Ceskoslovenska Akademie VED, Kabinet Cizich Jazky. Hier Tome 1, (Hefte 1- 14) 2, (Hefte 15- 24) 3, (Hefte 25- 32 und 34- 38) Heft 3 fehlt. Mehrsprachig: Czech, Russian, German, Greek and Latin.

      Nakladatelstvi Ceskoslovenská Akademie Ved, 1958 bis 1985. poro Band mehrere hundert Seiten 4°, Softcover/Paperback Kleinere Gebrauchsspuren, innen sauber und ordentlich Q26 Versand D: 4,90 EUR

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        Superb photo signed by both (Sir Winston Spencer, 1874-1965, Prime Minister) & his wife Clementine (1885-1977)

      1958 - showing them seated at a banquetting table either side of the Lady Mayor of Bath, Churchill is speaking to her and Clementine is leaning over to join the conversation, behind them stands a footmen and on the white tablecloth in front of them is the remains of their meal, coffee cups and an array of different wine glasses, 8½" x 6½", no place, (Bath), no date, circa

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        Vivien Leigh writes to Joyce Huddart, a personal friend with a theater connection in London

      n.p., April 15, 1958. 5.5" x 7". "Single page TLS on pale blue stationary, 5.5"" x 7"" with Vivien Leigh's personal letterhead. Dated April 15, 1958, and signed by Vivien Leigh as ""Vivien Leigh"". Right edge is slightly discolored, else near fine condition.Vivien Leigh writes a letter to her close friend, Joyce Huddart. One can project that she perhaps met Joyce during her period acting in the theaters of London. Joyce was head of wardrobe and also participated as stage crew for the London Tower Theatre, and the two corresponded regularly over a period of many years. Vivien Leigh's ultimate passion was for roles in theater. She was quoted as saying, ""I'm not a film star - I'm an actress. Being a film star - just a film star - is such a false life, lived for fake values and for publicity. Actresses go on for a long time and there are always marvelous parts to play.""This letter to Joyce was written during her role in the Shakespeare play Titus Andronicus, in which she played the role of Lavinia alongside her husband who played Titus Andronicus. Her letter thanks her loyal friend for the ""lovely freesias and tulips"", and noted she was ""happy to know that you enjoyed the play: I am looking forward to coming to London with hit"". Vivien had already endured an extended and turbulent battle with bipolar disorder, which had taken a long and exhausting toll on Lawrence. By 1958, both considered their marriage to be over. Larry was already having an affair with actress Joan Plowright and Vivien had taken up with actor Jack Merivale. But these turned out to be more than mere affairs as both would stay with their new partners until their death.A wonderful signed letter to her personal friend."

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        VALENTINES TO THE WIDE WORLD

      The Cummington Press 1958 - Van Duyn, Mona. VALENTINES TO THE WIDE WORLD. Iowa City: The Cummington Press, 1958. #14/180cc. 55pp. illustrated Fred Becker. 4to. 2 small stains on outer edge of rear cover, spine and edges slightly darkened, else fine hardcover copy with ribbon marker. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TIERRA DE INFANCIA. Prologo de Eduardo Mayora

      San Salvador, El Salvador: Ministerio de Cultura, Departmento Editorial, (1958).. (1958).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in decorative tan & brown wraps titled in black on the spine with a printed paper label on the front wrap. The binding is very lightly rubbed, bumped & soiled. The top 1-1/2 inches of the front wrap is detached & there is a light crease to its bottom edge. 205 & [3] pages plus colophon. Very good. <p>First edition.<p>A remarkable association copy. The book is inscribed by Claudia Lars to the great master of Salvadoran literature Salarrue, using the name of his alter ego Euralas Sagatara, and with a reference to his famous book of tales "O'Yarkandal". The book is inscribed by the poet on the half-title in the year of publication and the inscription reads: "Para Eur-Alas-Sagatara, contador de los mas lindos cuentos de America, y para Namira, del pais de Oyar-Kandal, con el eterno amor de Claudia / Navidad de 1958". <p>Salvadoran poet Claudia Lars [1899-1974] was born in Armenia, El Salvador, as Carmen Brannon Vega, daughter of Peter Patrick Brannon and Carmen Vega Zelayandia. In addition to this memoir of her childhood [translated as "Land of Childhood", Writers Club Press, 2003], she wrote fourteen books of poetry, among them "Estrellas en el Pozo" [1934], "Girasol" [1961], "Sobre el Angel y el Hombre" [1962] and "Poesia Ultima" [1972].

      [Bookseller: Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.]
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        DALI: A STUDY OF HIS LIFE AND WORK - BOLDLY INSCRIBED ASSOCIATION COPY FROM THE ARTIST

      New York Graphic Society, Greenwich, CT 1958 - 96pp, 94 b&w and 17 tipped-in color illustration. This is the comprehensive 1958 monograph on Salvador Dali compiled by the artist's prolific American collector A. Reynolds Morse - who subsequently founded the Salvador Dalí Museum. A presentable example only of this standard work lacking the publisher's original printed acetate jacket additionally BOLDLY INSCRIBED "Pour Alexander Eliot / Hommage de Dali / 1959" in blue fountain pen across the entire blank leaf facing the half title page showing moderate age-toning, soiling, wear, and abrading to the boards along with foxing to the inside covers, endpapers, and edges of the textblock. Noted late historian, critic, and author Alexander Eliot - for whom this was inscribed - was the "Time" magazine art editor between 1945 and 1960 and a close friend of the artist. It has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story.

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1958. First edition, later printing of Dr. Martin Luther King's first book. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Ronald Roberts with best wishes, Martin Luther King Jr." The recipient Ronald Roberts was a Texas State Representative. With his card laid in. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing. Stride Toward Freedom is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s account of the first successful large-scale application of nonviolence resistance in America is comprehensive, revelatory, and intimate. King described his book as "the chronicle of fifty thousand Negroes who took to heart the principles of nonviolence, who learned to fight for their rights with the weapon of love, and who, in the process, acquired a new estimate of their own human worth.''

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
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