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        The Same Door: Short Stories [Review Copy]

      New York Alfred A. Knopf 1959 First Edition (so stated) of the author's first collection of stories—sixteen in number—published one year after his first novel, The Poorhouse Fair. 8vo: [10],242,[4]. Publisher's turquoise quarter-bound cloth, chestnut-brown paper-covered boards, spine and upper cover stamped in silver, top edge stained lime-green; first issue dust jacket, priced $3.75, with reviews for The Poorhouse Fair on back panel. Laid in is Knopf's date-of-publication notice. An exemplary example, virtually pristine, square, tight and unread, silver lettering and top stain undiminished, pages fresh and bright. As New

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd.]
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      Verlag ohne Angabe, 1959. ca. 30 x 28 cm, Ordner Antarktis; Sammlung von ca. 170 teils signierten Belegen sowjetischer Stationen und Rundfahrten ab 1959, ausstellungsmäßig angelegt in zwei Ordnern (mit genauer Beschreibung), aufgelockert mit vielen postfrischen und gestempelten Marken, Blöcken und Kleinbögen; u. a. Mirny, Bellingshausen, Progress, Russkaja, Molodjoschnaja, Oasis, Druschnaja, Lasarewskaja; Entdeckungsgeschichte der Erde / Expedition / Foschungsreise / Antarktis / Südpol / Philatelie; gut erhalten Versand D: 5,20 EUR Antarktisforschung, Philatelie, Erdentdeckung, Südpol

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Höbald]
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        Milano, Italia

      Lerici, Roma 1959 - In-4° (292x250mm), pp. 159, (5), cartonatura editoriale con sovraccoperta figurata. Interamente illustrato con 135 fotografie in b.n. di Mario Carrieri, selezionate fra le 3500 scattate entro la cinta daziaria di Milano fra il gennaio e l'agosto del 1958, su pellicola rapidissima 35 millimetri. Ottimo stato. Prima e unica edizione. Direzione grafica di Giulio Confalonieri e Ilio Negri, schema di impaginazione di Giuseppe Trevisani. At the time he made Milano Carrieri was associated with the italian neo-realist photographers, such as Cesare Columbo and Mario di Biasi, before he went on to become a distinguished photographer of sculpture. He made books of other cities, but none this extreme. Its concentration on the seamier side of life makes Milano one of the most important works of the neorealist tendency of the 1950s (Parr / Badger). Volevo produrre una città non riprodurla. Niente battute fotografiche. Niente formalismo. Niente inchieste. Solo scelta di un linguaggio e di un racconto che stiano al di là della realtà oggettiva: e vengano proposte da una particolare regia, in immagini meno lente possibili. All'origine una sorta di rabbia nei confronti di ciò che è scontato. Il mito della metropoli. Rabbia di fronte alle parvenze e rabbia anche per ciò che già sapevo sulle tecniche di ripresa (dal risvolto di sovraccoperta). Parr / Badger, The Photobook: A History, I, p. 214. Italiano [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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        The Borrowers Afloat

      London: Dent,, 1959. Octavo. Original blue boards, titles to spine in red, illustration to front board and spine in red. With the dust jacket. Illustrated by Diana Stanley. Toning to ends of spine, light spotting to pages mostly to prelims, in the dust jacket with wear to extremities, light rubbing to ends of spine and corners. A very good copy. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front of the title page, " Wishing Deborah a very happy christmas-from Mary Norton, November 1959.

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        Whitey Bulger, convicted murderer and organized crime boss in Boston, signs a photograph of an inmate with a lengthy story about him - accompanied by a lengthy handwritten note on a cell block photograph with Bulger's description of the 1946 "Battle of Alcatraz"

      n.p., n.d.. 5" x 3.5", 6" x 4". "Photograph Signed ""James Whitey Bulger 1428AZ "" on verso with lengthy Autograph Note on verso. Black and white, 5"" x 3.5"". Photograph of Alcatraz inmate Jack Twining; Bulger has penned Twining's prison number at upper left: ""AZ1362."" Bulger served at Alcatraz from 1959-1962; his Alcatraz prison number was 1428. Fine condition.In part, ""Jack Twining one of my best friends in prison - were in Atlanta - in Alcatraz - Jack killed Mallet a sexual predator - Good Riddance. This is the last photo of Jack alive. Released from prison after about 14 yrs. His life started in orphanage - then on downgrade - Reform School - State Prison - Chain Gang then Atlanta & off to Rock ... Killed some cop in Ore. or Wash. - shot it out with Ca. Highway Patrol - killed 4 of them - trapped put shot gun in mouth & pulled trigger. RIP Jack Peace at Last. Never had a chance or good day..."" With an unsigned photograph with lengthy Autograph Note on verso. Color, 6"" x 4"". Picturing the main cell block at Alcatraz. Fine condition.In full, ""Guard walking down Broadway toward Mess hall - above mess hall going left & right is 'Gun Walk' screw patrole back and forth armed with 45 cal pistol & Springfield 03 Bolt action rifle. In 1946 convict named Coy climbed up on bars naked coated with grease & bar spreader got in to gun walk attacked guard beat him unconscious and took his pistol & rifle to hold off guards - police - Marines - FBI - soldiers. Cont. 2 guards killed many wounded. Night comes & gas, running, shooting at each other."" Known as the Battle of Alcatraz, which lasted from May 2-4, 1946, it was the result of an unsuccessful escape attempt. Two guards and three inmates were killed."

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        A Visit To Morin

      London: Heinemann,, 1959. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, green silk page marker. With the dust jacket. Front board creased, short split to head of front hinge but text block sound; a very good copy in the lightly toned jacket. First edition, only impression, one of 250 copies only. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Elizabeth, with love from Graham. Christmas 1960". The recipient is almost certainly Elizabeth Bowen with whom Greene was close at the time.

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        Ben Gurion

      London: Jarrolds, 1959 A first edition "gift copy" signed by Ben-Gurion on the half-title page, with a slip of "State of Israel" stationery laid in stating "With the compliments of the Prime Minister." Near fine in a very good plus dust jacket. Extremities lightly bumped. Jacket has a few tiny chips and closed tears at the extremities with light toning to the spine and top edge and mild soil. An attactive copy of this early biography of Israel's first Prime Minister, unusual to find signed. We will provide a certificate of authenticity. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        Cien sonetos de amor [100 Love Sonnets] (First Chilean Edition)

      Chile: Editorial Universitaria, 1959. First Chilean Edition, preceding all others. Folio, stiff wrappers with flaps. One of 250 numbered copies (this being No. 041) SIGNED by the author, with an original lithograph centerfold SIGNED by the artist, Nemesio Antunez. A beautiful copy. 100 love poems by the Nobel Laureate, dedicated to his third wife, Matilde Urrutia. The book is divided into four sections: morning, afternoon, evening, and night. Slight spine lean, and moderate toning, else Near Fine lacking the scarce original glassine. Becco 148. Loyola 421.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        CONFUCIUS ENTRETIENS de Confucius avec ses disciples - Introduction et vie de Confucius Illustrations de Chou Ling Introduction et vie de Confucius par Dubarbier,

      Lyon, EDITONS DU FLEUVE, 1959 - Leineneinband, umlaufender Goldschnitt, 227 S., 5 nn.Bl., mit 8 ganzseitigen farbigen Illustrationen, 15 farbigen Vignetten und Buchschmuck; In Leinenmappe : 46 lose einliegende Blatt, Doppelsuite (farbig und schwarz-weiß) der ganzseitigen Illustrationen und Vignetten Lose beiliegend eine signierte und nummerierte farbige Originallithografie Ex. 34/180 Klappkasten berieben und bestossen, seitlich fleckig. Leineneinbände lichtrandig. Kopfgoldschnitt des Textbandes berieben. Einzelne Knickchen. Insgesamt noch gutes Exemplar. Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 2526 Klappkasten mit Seidenpapierbezug, zwei Leinen-Bände zwischen 2 Deckeln aus lackähnlichem Material mit Schließbändern. Buchgröße ca. 24,3 x 16,4 cm Ex. 74 / 100 auf Velin de Arches, mit sign. und num. farbige Original-Lithografie und zwei Extrasuiten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat im OPUS, Silvia Morch-Israel]
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        The Menace From Earth, the publisher's file copy of the first edition, signed by the publisher

      Gnome Press, Hicksville, New York 1959 - This is the publisher’s file copy of the first edition, first printing, a collector-worthy first edition with compelling provenance. The front pastedown is signed by the publisher in three lines: "Gnome Press | File Copy | Martin Greenberg". Martin L. Greenberg (b.1918) served in the U.S. Army during the Second World War and in 1948, along with David A. Kyle, started the Gnome Press. That same year they published Gnome’s first book, The Carnelian Cube, by L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Platt. Eighty-six titles were published by the Gnome Press. Financial pressure and the challenge of competing with larger science fiction publishers led Gnome Press to close in 1962. Nonetheless, "In its first five years, Gnome would publish Robert Heinlein’s Sixth Column, The Sands of Mars and Against the Fall of Night by Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov’s I, Robot and the three volumes of the Foundation trilogy, Clifford M. Simak’s award-winner City and his Cosmic Engineers, reprints of Robert E. Howard’s Conan stories, and works by L. Ron Hubbard, Jack Williamson, C. L. Moore, A. E. van Vogt, Leigh Brackett, Henry Kuttner, Hal Clement and half a dozen others. That’s Golden Age science fiction in a nutshell." (Steve Carper). Gnome Press published Heinlein’s The Menace from Earth in 1959. This is a collection of eight short stories originally written between 1941 and 1957, including one bearing the volume title. As such, the collection is an iconic distillate of Heinlein’s early career and work, which evolved substantively after the 1959 publication of Starship Troopers and the 1961 publication of Stranger in a Strange Land. This publisher’s file copy of the first edition, first printing is near fine in a very good plus dust jacket. The binding remains square, clean, bright, and tight with sharp corners. The contents are clean with a crisp feel and no spotting or previous ownership marks apart from the publisher's inked signature and file copy designation. Even the untrimmed fore edge and top edge are clean. The only flaw that prevents our grading this copy as truly fine is age-toning. The illustrated dust jacket is unfaded, retaining bright red spine print on both the spine and front cover. We note only fractional chipping at the spine head with scattered spotting, most evident to the jacket spine. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector ABAA/ILAB/IOBA]
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        Große Dampfkraftwerke. Planung, Ausführung und Bau. Band 1-3 (in 4). Band 1: Kraftwerksatlas mit Kennwerten von 200 Kraftwerken, 98 Kraftwerksbeschreibungen und 6 Ausführungsbeispielen. Band 2: Die Lehre vom Kraftwerksbau. Band 3: Die Kraftwerksausrüstung. Teil A + B. [4 Bd.]. Band 3 Teil A: Brennstoff, Wasser, Dampferzeugung, Rohrleitungen, Elektrotechnik. Teil B: Dampf- u. Gasturbinen, Generatoren. Leittechnik (Automatisierung, Steuerung, Regelung, Überwachung). Nebenanlagen, Hilfseinrichtungen, Unterhaltunge. Mit einem Anhang: Beispiele neuzeitlicher Kraftwerke.

      Berlin, Springer Vlg., 1959-1968. 1073, 740, 744, 773 S., Mit Abb., Illustrationen u. Faltkarten. Mit Kartenbeilage.Bibl.-Ex. Guter Zustand. Einige wenige S. knickspurig. Versand D: 3,99 EUR Techhnik, Physik, Kraftwerke Kraftwerksbau, Dampfkraftwerkplanung, Dampfturbinen, Kraftwerkstechnik

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        Mexico City Blues

      Grove Press, 1959 A near fine first edition in a very good first issue dust jacket. A very uncommon book. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        Genuine 1959 Travel book Journal by Ernesto Che Guevara handwritten and signed Not published Europe and Africa Cuba travels

      1959 - Original 1959 Journal by Ernesto Che Guevara handwritten and signed Not published. Unique opportunity in the life, travel diary, life and work of Ernesto Che Guevara on their trips to Europe and Africa, the diary mentioned in detail thoughts, dates and times of his travels and his work schedule as well as details or anecdotes in their interviews with celebrities of the time.Ernesto Che Guevara visited Madrid and to walk for his streets in the period of General Franco in their scales to Africa and Europe. It certainly is a living testimony of his life, personal discipline and work. SIZE IS 18 X 11 CM ( 7 x 4 inches). 24 pages total and Signed by Che Guevara two times. Oportunidad unica en la vida, diario de viaje, vida y trabajo de Ernesto Che Guevara en sus viajes a Europa y Africa, el diario menciona detalladamente pensamientos, fechas y horas de sus viajes y su agenda de trabajo, asi como detalles o anecdotas en sus entrevistas con famosos de la epoca. Ernesto Che Guevara visito Madrid y paseo por sus calles en pleno periodo del general Franco en sus escalas a Africa y Europa. Sin duda es un testimonio vivo de su pensar, disciplina personal y trabajo.El diario no esta publicado y consta de 24 paginas y esta firmado dos veces. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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      London: Jonathan Cape, 1959. NEAR FINE condition in VERY GOOD dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1959. FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION. Bound in black cloth with gold gilt lettering and logo on spine. This handsome, firm copy has the famous skull with gold coin eyes taking center stage on the front cover. There is light toning to page edges, a soft push to each point and a small sticker ghost to rear endpaper. The first state dust jacket colors are clear and bright, including the gleaming gold coins in the eyes. The original price of 15s. net is intact. The overall age toning is more pronounced on the spine. There are two small pin-holes at front upper spine fold, five faint white spots of scuffing on front cover and very small chipping along the edges, see images. James Bond. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        Milano, Italia

      C. M. Lerici, 1959. Hardcover. Good. 1959. Unpaginated. No dust jacket. Pictorial B&W hardcover. Good copy with firm binding and clean pages throughout. Light tanning and foxing to endpapers and page edges. Contains B&W pictures. Mild finger marking to endpapers. Mild scratching to boards. Light edge wear to the boards, corners and spine. Bumps to corners.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        The Menace From Earth, the publisher's file copy of the first edition, signed by the publisher


      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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      Praha: Statni Nakladatestvi, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. Sudek, Josef. Oblong 4to., 284 gravure panoramic plates. Publisher's printed white cloth. A very good and bright copy in the photo-illustrated dust jacket. The dust jacket is worn and torn at the edges and folds, and has several discreet repairs with archival tissue on the blank reverse. Josef Sudek was called "The Poet of Prague"; there was no part of this ancient city, the capital of Bohemia, nor its surroundings, that was not examined and photographed by him. He published several collections of his work over a career that spanned 60 years, and this volume is regarded as his masterpiece.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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      Jonathan Cape, 1959 A very good first edition in a very good dust jacket. Original price of 15s present on the front flap. First published 1959 stated on the copyright page and no mention of later printings. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Goodbye, Columbus

      Houghton Mifflin, 1959 A fine first edition signed by the author, Philip Roth, on a tipped-in page. First printing stated on the copyright page and original price of $3.75 on the front flap of the jacket. This copy has about a half-inch of space below the publisher's name on the spine of the jacket. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.

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        Le Surréalisme, même 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (Complete collection)

      Librairie Jean-Jacques Pauvert, Paris 1959 - Square octavo. 156, 167, [1], 95, [1], 54, [10], 64pp. Original pictorial wrappers. Issues 2-5 with original glassine. Published from October 1956 to spring 1959, "Le Surréalisme, même" was a major surrealist magazine of the postwar period. In it, André Breton sought to give new impulsion to Surrealism and brought together different generations of surrealists or worked with artists close to the movement (Pierre Molinier, known for his photo-montage, made the cover of the second issue). The magazine's prestigious contributors included: Joyce Mansour, Man Ray, Leonora Carrington, Marcel Duchamp, Hans Bellmer, Pierre Molinier, Jean Schuster, and many more. Issue #1 with pages 73-120 in form of loose inserted booklet titled "Les Détraqués" by P.-L. Palau, a play that fascinated Breton and to which he devoted several pages in "Nadja". Issue #2 with pages 115-142 in form of loose inserted booklet titled "Le Royaume de la Terre" by Abel Gance and Nelly Kaplan. "Le Surréalisme, même" was cancelled after 5 issues. The first four issues are unnumbered. The first four issues are unnumbered. Issue 5 is No.671 of a total of 1975 copies. Some rubbing and moderate creasing on wrappers of first volume. Text in French. Wrappers of first volume in fair to good-, other wrappers in good+ to very good, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Doctor Sax: Faust Part Three

      New York: Grove Press, (1959), 1959. First edition. Fine copy in a slightly worn dust, but fine, dust jacket.. 8vo, original gray cloth, gilt lettering. From the inventory of Burton Weiss, Bookseller.

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        Mexico City Blues

      New York: Grove Press, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First hardcover trade edition, first printing. Near Fine, with previous owner name to front free end paper, red ink inscription to first blank terminal page and name to bottom of page 21, light foxing and light soiling to edge of page block. A nice copy, lacking the dust jacket.

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        Collection of Original Drawings and Documents from "Journey to the Center of the Earth"

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. A remarkable and important collection of 178 original drawings, designs, and color samples by the Academy Award-nominated art director Franz Bachelin from the 1959 Jules Verne adaptation Journey to the Center of the Earth, together with several original documents relating to the production of the film. The drawings include designs for almost every important location in the film, from set designs for the opening scenes in 1880's Edinburgh (with bagpipers on parade) to action scenes of the whirlpool at the Earth's core, the attack of a winged lizard, and the lost city of Atlantis. 145 drawings are in black ink and graphite on 8.5 x 11" sheets, hole-punched, each labeled with a scene number, and many with other indications; 5 are in colored pencil, 9 x 8." A further 4 larger plans on tracing paper, approx. 22-26 x 9", show Bachelin's meticulous planning of the final sequence of adventure scenes, and the geographical location of the lost city of Atlantis! <br style="">Also with the drawings are 10 small cards, 3 x 5 to 6 x 7", bearing vibrant sample color and texture schemes in marbleized patterns; 13 mimeographed 10 x 5" copies of drawings of the "prehistoric animal fight" showing dinosaurs battling it out in the water; and a lovely small painting of a tree and a sunset on card, 5.5 x 4.5". <br style="">Together with the drawings are several documents from the production of the film, including: a set construction estimate [4 pp.; May 12, 1959]; a large production cross plot showing the complete filming schedule over 52 days [1 p.; June 9, 1959]; a complete list of the crew members (including a duck trainer!) with phone numbers [1 p.; June 15, 1959]; a chart showing the total, labor, and materials costs for each of the elaborate set and location shoots - over $449,000 [2 pp.; December 3, 1959]; a typed copy of the film's credit [1 p.; n.d.]; and a telegram inviting Bachelin to a pre-Academy Awards cocktail party for nominees [1 p.; n.d.].<br style="">The drawings are in fine to very fine condition overall, with only slight toning, a few with slight tears or corner creases; one of the larger tracing paper drawings is in delicate condition with some creasing and tearing due to the paper. The documents are in good to fine condition, some with toning, creases and tears.<br>Overall a superb collection of drawings and materials from this iconic adventure film.<br style="">Journey to the Center of the Earth, a loose adaptation by Charles Brackett from the novel by Jules Verne, was directed by Henry Levin and starred James Mason, Pat Boone and Arlene Dahl. Released in 1959, it was a box office success, pleasing audiences with its fantastical plot, sets, and special effects (a particular feature were iguanas with glued-on fins, playing the part of dimetrodons!) The film was nominated for three Academy Awards for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration (Lyle R. Wheeler, Franz Bachelin, Herman A. Blumenthal, Walter M. Scott, Joseph Kish), Best Effects, Special Effects and Best Sound (Carlton W. Faulkner).

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        Laws of South West Africa. Annotated Reprint. Ed. And prepared for publicatioin by Rosenwow, Adevocate of the Supreme Court of South Africa. Volume I: 1915-1922.

      Union of South Africa, Cape Times, [um 1959]. - Grüne Original-Leinwand, mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Groß-8°, XIV, 618 Seiten. Mit Stempel Secretary for South West Africa 3-12. 1959 auf leerem Vorsatz. Schönes, sauberes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bobby Fischer's Games of Chess

      Simon and Schuster, 1959 A fine first edition in a near fine dust jacket. Published when Fischer was 15 years old. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.

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        Le pied fourchu. Suivi des Legendes de Legendes.. Pointes-sèches originales de Paul-Emile Bécat.

      Paris, Editions du Baniyan, 1959 4° (29 x 23 cm), 213 S., 8 Bl., 15 Orig.-Radierungen., Grüner Ganzleder-Bd. m. roten Intarsien, vergoldetem Rückentitel, Kopfgoldschnitt, marmorierten Vorsätzen. Mit beigebundenen Umschlägen und Rücken (Reliure L. Gautier), Rücken min. beschienen, Gelenke min. berieben - ingesamt schönes Exempalr. Exemplare d´Artiste. Im Impressum von diesem signiert. Eines von 575 Exemplaren auf Rives. - Monod 1870. - René Boylesve (1867- 1926). französischer Schriftsteller und Literaturkritiker. gilt als Erbe von Honoré de Balzac und Vorläufer von Marcel Proust. 1919 wurde er in die Académie française aufgenommen. - Paul-Emile Becat (1885-1960). illustrierte den Text mit hübschen frivolen Radierungen. für die er auch bekannt ist. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Illustr. Bücher - Originalgrafik

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        Art in Posters: The Complete Original Posters of Braque, Chagall, Dufy, Léger

      1959 George Brazier, Publisher. New York. Printing in France. Book & DJ in good condition including acetate wrapping (plastic wrapping has 2"H x 6"L open tear on backside of book). NOT EX-LIBRARY. First American Edition. Pages are still attached but starting to come loose from binding (as they are posters). Intro by Fernand Mourlot & end catalogue of each poster. 120 color post-war plates/lithographs printed by Mourlot Freres. Lithographs include artists: Georges Braque, Marc Chagall, Raoul Dufy, Fernand Leger, Henri Matisse, Joan Miro, and Pablo Picasso. There are signs of visible wear which may include rubbing, bumping, small tears, non-major spine or binding defects but book is still wholly intact.

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        Figure Prints of Old Japan. [With:] Landscape Prints of Old Japan. [With:] Twelve Wood-Block Prints of Kitagawa Utamoro Illustrating the Process of Silk Culture. [With:] Ukiyo-e, "The Floating World."

      San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1959-1965, 1959. First editions; volumes 1 & 4 limited to 400 copies; volumes 2 & 3 limited to 450 copies; all printed at the Grabhorn Press. Original paper dust jacket a little faded and worn; fine set.. 4 vols, folio, original decorated boards, cloth spines, printed paper labels. Numerous full-page illustrations reproduced from Japanese woodcuts from the collection of Ed Grabhorn. A handsome production from the Grabhorn Press and the Book Club of California, and excellent reproductions of cuts from such artists as Hokusai, Hiroshige and Utamaro, among others. From the library of San Francisco book collector Morgan A. Gunst.

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        Das Lachen des grossen Pan und andere panische Geschichten.

      Zikaden Presse, Wiesbaden 1959 - Wiesbaden, Zikaden Presse, 1959. Folio. (35) S. Mit 1 kol., sign. Orig.-Tuschezeichnung auf dem Halbtitel u. 8 Tafeln nach Lithographien von Elfriede Weidenhaus. Farb. illustr. Orig.-Leinenbd. (bestossen). Nr. 29 v. 500 Ex., im Impressum von der Künstlerin signiert. Erstes Werk der Zikaden Presse. Elfriede Weidenhaus (*1931) studierte an der Kunstgewerbeschule Leipzig sowie an der Akademie für Grafik und Buchkunst und war Meisterschülerin von Max Schwimmer. Sie veröffentlichte in ihrer eigenen (Zikaden-)Presse bibliophile Drucke mit Originlagraphiken oft erotischen Inhalts und gestaltete zahlreiche Exlibris u. Spielkarten. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        XXIV fables de La Fontaine

      Chez l'illustrateur 1959 - - Chez l'illustrateur, Paris 1959, 24x31cm, en feuilles sous chemise illustrée et étui décoré de l'éditeur. - Edition originale des illustrations imprimée à seulement 99 exemplaires sur vergé de Rives, tous signés par l'artiste à la justification. Ouvrage orné de 24 burins originaux détourés, imprimés sur bois en couleurs par Abrahm Krol et tirés en taille douce par André Moret. Envoi autographe signé et daté d'Abrahm Krol sur la page de faux-titre. Rare et bel exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition illustrations printed only 99 copies on laid Rives, all signed by the artist to the justification. Book decorated with 24 original chisels clipped, printed on wood colors and Abrahm Krol learned intaglio by André Moret. autograph dedication of the author autograph signed and dated Abrahm Krol on the half-title page. Rare and beautiful copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Restlose Auswertungen von Leichenpredigten und Personalschriften für genealogische und kulturhistorische Zwecke : [ein Quellen- und Forschungswerk zur Genealogie und Kulturgeschichte]. Band 1 bis 6 (von 11 / 6 Bände).

      Boppard/Rhein, [Schützenstr. 15] : F. Roth (Selbstverlag) 1959-1970. - Einbände berieben, teils unterschiedlich lichtheller, insgesamt leicht nachgedunkelt, leichter Kellergeruch, sonst gut. L20-0 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 5200

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat BehnkeBuch]
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        Dents de lait, dents de loups.

      Pierre de Tartas, Paris 1959 - Paris, Pierre de Tartas, 1959, in-folio, en feuilles, sous couverture, étui toilé beige. Le peintre-graveur Jacques VILLON illustre de compositions sur cuivre ces poèmes de Henri Pichette. Ce livre est l'oeuvre de Pierre de Tartas. Le tirage des compositions de Jacques VILLON, gravées sur cuivre par l'artiste en collaboration avec Fiorini, a été confié à Georges Leblanc. Le texte a été composé à la main en Garaldus de corps vingt par André Dérue qui en assura le tirage sur ses presses. Ouvrage orné de 13 gravures (dont la couverture), 4 sont sur double page dont 2 sont en couleurs. Edition originale et premier tirage. Tirage limité à 211 exemplaires numérotés. Exemplaire justifié par l'artiste, l'auteur et l'éditeur. Dans la suite des 13 planches, 11 sont sont vélin d'Arches et 2 sur vélin nacré. Petites usures et salissures à l'emboîtage, infimes salissures internes (Monod 9096). Livres

      [Bookseller: Librairie Chretien]
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        Mercury Seven Signed Sheet of Project Mercury Stamps.

      Single sheet of fifty four-cent stamps signed by all of the Mercury Seven, as follows: Malcolm Scott Carpenter; Leroy Gordon Cooper, Jr.; John Herschel Glenn, Jr.; Virgil Ivan "Gus" Grissom; Walter "Wally" Schirra, Jr.; Alan B. Shepard, Jr.; Donald "Deke" Slayton. The signatures of Shepard and Grissom are faded. Matted and framed opposite a copy of Life magazine featuring the Mercury Seven. Entire piece measures 20 inches by 26 inches. An attractive and desirable piece, signed by all of the Mercury Seven astronauts. "The first seven American astronauts were an admirable group of individuals chosen to sit at the apex of a pyramid of human effort... They chose to lead by following the opportunity that chance, circumstance, technology and history had prepared for them" (Swenson, Grimwood & Alexander). NASA introduced the seven astronauts in Washington on April 9, 1959. Although the agency viewed Project Mercury's purpose as an experiment to determine whether humans could survive space travel, the seven men immediately became national heroes and were compared by TIME magazine to "Columbus, Magellan, Daniel Boone, and the Wright brothers" (TIME 1959).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Tête de Femme. (Head of a Woman.)

      Paris: Louise Leiris,, 1959-60. Linocut in black, brown and beige from one block on Arches wove paper. Image size 65.7 x 54 cm. Sheet size: 75.6 x 62.5 cm. Excellent condition. One of 20 proofs aside from the edition of 50. Signed in pencil lower right by Picasso. Printed by Arnéra, Vallauris. Picasso began executing this linocut in 1959, however the date in the print reads 1956 because of an inversion of the number 9.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A Visit to Morin

      William Heinemann Ltd 1959 - Limited edition. A Visit to Morin was first published in the London Magazine and this is one of only 250 copies to have been printed. This is an interesting copy as it comes from the private collection of the the actor Paul Scofield. There is an inscription from the author to Scofield, whom he greatly admired, on the front free end paper 'For Paul with love, from Graham, Christmas 1960'. Publisher's original green cloth binding with title in gilt on spine. In original unclipped dust jacket Dust jacket good with wear to top edge, creasing and very small tears. Discolouration to spine and top of front cover. Slight foxing to front and back cover. Binding is fine. Pages bright and clean with minimal foxing to front and back end papers. This is one of 13 books / plays inscribed to Paul Scofield from their authors and 1 of 18 Greene first editions along with other books from Scofield's private collection that are on sale through this bookseller. Further details and images are available on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mull Books]
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        Complete James Bond series comprising Casino Royale, Live and Let Die, Moonraker, Diamonds Are Forever, From Russia With Love, Dr. No, Goldfinger, For Your Eyes Only (short stories inc. From A View To A Kill), Thunderball, The Spy Who loved Me, On Her Majesties Secret Service, You Only Live Twice, The Man with the Golden Gun, Octopussy and The Living Daylights (short stories).

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1959-1966., 1959. 14 volumes; octavo (19 x 38cm). Publisher's hardbacks in illustrated dust-jackets. All early printings, including two first editions (Thunderball and Octopussy, the later never reprinted by Cape). Overall a very good set with some minor rubbing and wear, some toning/handling, two jackets are price-clipped, all others have a printed price or price label present, owner name to one book, no bookplates. A most presentable set, housed in a custom-made cloth slip-case. A striking presentation of the James Bond series in the original format.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        La danse du Berger. (Tanz der Hirten). Lithographie.

       1959. Handschriftlich nummeriert \"1097/2000\". Im Stein signiert und datiert \"17.11.59\". Druck auf Velin von Arches (mit Wasserzeichen). 65,8 x 50,2 cm (blattgroß). Lithographie nach einer Tuschpinselzeichnung vom 17. November 1959 (vgl. Zervos, Vol. 19, Nr. 82). Das Motiv wurde darüber hinaus auch für ein Plakat verwendet (vgl. Czwiklitzer 368). - Blasser Lichtrand, zwei sehr schwache kaum sichtbare Faltspuren im unteren Darstellungsbereich, sonst schönes Blatt. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Picasso, Klassische Moderne, La danse du Berger, Tanz der Hirten

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Kritische Friedrich-Schlegel-Ausgabe. Herausgegeben von Ernst Behler u. a. Erste Abteilung: Kritische Neuausgabe [der bereits veröffentlichten Werke]. Erster bis zehner Band in 10 Bänden.

      Schöningh 1959-1979., Paderborn - Zusammen 6141 Seiten. Weiße Orig.-Leinenbände mit blauem und rotem Rückenschildchen, die Bände VII und X abweichend in roten Orig.-Leinenbänden mit weißem Schutzumschlag. Lizenzausgabe für die Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft. Insgesamt ist die (bis heute unabgeschlossene) Edition auf 35 Bände angelegt; hier liegt die Erste Abteilung: Kritische Neuausgabe [der bereits von Schlegel selbst veröffentlichten Werke] vollständig vor. Ein gut erhaltenes Exemplar mit nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren. Erste Ausgabe. (Buchhandelspreis ¿ 1268,00). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rolf Bulang]
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        Praha Panoramaticka

      Prague: Statni Nakladatelstvi Krasne Literatury, Hudby a Umeni, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Oblong quarto. Text in Czech. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Slight toning with age to pages., bumped head. Fragile jacket has some creases and tears but not much loss. Uncommon in jacket. A tribute by "The Poet of Prague" to his home in beautiful black and white panoramic photos.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Signed Photograph to José Echániz

      8 x 10 inch halflength portrait photograph of the great pianist, signed and inscribed in 1959 to the pianist José Echániz, "For my dear colleague...with my friendship and best wishes." Pianist José Echániz (1905-1969), a Cuban-born child prodigy, studied at the Falcon Conservatory in Havana, where he was awarded the title "professor of piano" at age 14. During the 1920s, he appeared at Carnegie Hall, toured U.S. cities, and appeared in Paris, The Hague, Amsterdam, and Madrid. During the 1930's, he was a featured soloist with orchestras in Philadelphia, Chicago, Minneapolis, St. Louis, Cincinnati, and New Orleans and appeared under the batons of such distinguished conductors as Iturbi, Mitropoulos, Kleiber, Leinsdorf, and others. Echániz joined the Eastman School faculty in 1944. Throughout his 25-year teaching career, Echániz maintained an active career as a recitalist in Europe, the United States, and the Caribbean, as an orchestral soloist, and as a recording artist.

      [Bookseller: Schubertiade Music & Arts]
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