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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. 22*16 cm. OLeinenbände. Einbände berieben, teils unterschiedlich lichtheller, insgesamt leicht nachgedunkelt, leichter Kellergeruch, sonst gut. L20-0 Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Theologie, Christentum

      [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).

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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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        Rome: The City and Its People

      New York: The Viking Press, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. The second book in his series of books to focus on cities. Like his other books this offers a kaleidoscope like collection of black and white images with a kinetic energy. A fine and tight copy in a very good plus dust jacket with some small chipping to the spine ends, a small closed gouge to the front panel, and with some other minor wear. Still, a bright and very nice copy of this classic.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Qi Baishi zuo ping xuan ji (Selected Works of Qi Baishi)

      Beijing, Renmin meishu chubanshe, 1959. Fol., Leinen 38 x 27 cm. 1st edition. Unpaginated. Beige cloth binding, white dust jacket, illustrated with Baishi\'s \"shrimps\". Housed in original publisher\'s paper slipcase, black characters to spine of slipcase. Chiefly half-tone reproductions of Qi Baishi\'s illustrations and paintings, including 35 in color and 98 black & white as 155 seal in red. Large b/w tipped-in frontis of Baishi. A book in good to very good condition. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Chinesische Kunst, Malerei

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni München]
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        THE LITTLE TRAIN , in Dustjacket of Yellow, blue & Green Train under Green Bridge, first edition crediting Graham Greene with Authorship of Childrens Book, In this Exciting Journey Little Train has Many Anxious Moments

      MAX PARRISH LONDON, Printed GB by Wood, , 1959. HBDJ, 1959, 1ST EDITION THUS , Stated 2nd Impression, VG-/VG-, Original Red cloth with Gold gilt Train 36 pgs, ,In this Exciting Journey Little Train has Many Anxious Moments after he Steams out all Alone Into the Big World, Leaving his Kindly Driver, Mr. Postlethwaite, behind Him, Children will share his Loneliness & fear in the High Mountains & in Big City of Smokeoverall. First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Dorothy Craigie.

      [Bookseller: BLUFF PARK RARE BOOKS]
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        The Woman of the House: An Elegy

      Dublin: The Dolmen Press, , 1959. Octavo, pp. 12. Original printed wrappers, stitched as issued. Vignette on title page and colophon printed in red. Front panel toned at head. An excellent copy. First and limited edition, one of 250 copies. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the title page: "For Darrel Simmons with best wishes Richard Murphy, 14 April 1977 at Chicago"; and with an authorial correction at page 10, changing the line "While the mist came down like chronic catarrh" to "Under leaky thatch listening to seabirds". An early piece by the distinguished Irish poet, printed by the Dolmen Press: "one of the key players in the resurgence of Irish publishing in the twentieth century" (Derval Tubridy in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, volume V: The Irish Book in English 1891-2000, 2011, chapter 25).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A COMPLETENESS THEOREM IN MODAL LOGIC [in The Journal of Symbolic Logic, Volume 24, Number 1, March, 1959]

      Princeton, NJ: Assn. for Symbolic Logic. The complete issue in the original printed stiff card covers. 1959. 1st printing. wrappers. Royal 8vo, pp. 96 The issue containing the first appearance in print of Kripke's first major work, written when he was only 18. . A piece, approximately one inch wide by four inches tall has been cut out of the lower right corner of the front cover, affecting only the blank margin - probably to remove an address label. Minor age-toning and a touch of creasing to covers. Outside corners of text block a bit "thumbed". Vertical black line to about mid-point of outside edge of text block. Otherwise, binding remains tight and contents unmarked. This issue also contains four other original articles, some reviews and a notice of an upcoming world congress for logic, methodology and philosophy. .

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        DIBUJOS Y LITOGRAFIAS

      PALMA DE MALLORCA/NEW YORK: SEIX BARRAL/NEW YORK GRAPHIC SOCIETY, 1959 FOLIO 157PP. ILLUSTRATED W/DRAWINGS & LITHOGRAPHS BY THE ARTIST. EDITION OF 738 COPIES, THIS BEING #119. THE LAST TRIPTYCH IS SIGNED BY MIRO IN PENCIL TEXT IS IN SPANISH. THE BOOK CONTAINS A SERIES OF REPRODUCTIONS OF LITHGRAPHHS AND DRAWINGS THAT ILLUSTRATED DIFFERENTS ISSUES OF PAPELES DE SON ARMADAMS, ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT PUBLISCATIONS OF THE SPANISH LITERARY SCENE FOR MORE THAN TWENTY YEARS. NOBEL PRIZE WINNING AUTHOR JOSE CAMILLO CELA EDITED IT. THE BOOK CONTAINS 19 WATERCOLORS, NUMBERED EDITIONS AND ILLUSTRATIONS AS WELL AS A THREE PANEL FOLDOUT LITHOGRAPH SIGNED IN PENCIL BY MIRO. CONTAINED IN A CUSTOM CARDBOARD CASE. THE CASE IS BROKEN ON ONE EDGE W/SOME FOXING TO INTERIOR (OF BOX). AN INCREDIBLY BEAUTIFUL PIECE.

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        Goodbye, Columbus

      Houghton Mifflin, 1959 A near fine first edition, in a very good dust jacket, signed by the author, Philip Roth, on the title page. The book shows some very faint darkening on front free end paper, and there is a new rear free end paper/paste-down. The dj has some tape at top of inside dj, and shows some minor wear, and some tanning on panels and spine. First printing stated on the copyright page and original price of $3.75 on the front flap of the jacket. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Goldfinger

      Jonathan Cape, 1959 A very good first edition in a very good dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Doctor Sax

      Grove Press 1959 - 245 pp. First hardcover edition, first printing. Very Good or better, with light rubbing at corners, a few small spots to the top edge of the page block, front and rear innter hinges repaired and paged toned, lacking the dust jacket. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        SOCIETE PARITYS Et Les TISSUS LEBOTYS. Collection Été 1959

      

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        [ORIGINAL CORRECTED MANUSCRIPT AND CORRECTED TYPESCRIPT FOR THE WESTERN SHORT STORY, "THIRTY NINE DAYS TO GLORY"]

      [N.p., likely Los Angeles, 1959. [48],[2],48,10pp. largely rectos only. Contemporary glazed cloth boards, gilt. Minor wear at spine ends and corners, some rubbing. Very good. The original manuscript with numerous added items, presented by author James Warner Bellah to his friend, Charles Benton. James Warner Bellah was a veteran of both World War I and World War II, and a popular western author during the 1930s through the 1950s. He wrote numerous books and stories centering on cavalry and Indians, largely pulp fiction published in periodicals and paperbacks, and occasionally serialized in more respectable outlets such as the Saturday The present work is comprised of Bellah's handwritten manuscript (with numerous holographic corrections, emendations, and paste-overs), the typescript (with a few holographic corrections), and the published version of the short story (extracted from the magazine) bound together in that order. The recipient, Charles Benton presumably bound the manuscript, typescript, and magazine text together at a later date. The story is titled "Thirty Nine Days to Glory" and concerns the "real story of Custer's Last Fight" according to the subtitle added to the final printed version, which appeared in the September 1959 issue of HOLIDAY magazine. Bellah presented each item to Benton separately, each time including a presentation inscription; the inscription on the manuscript is dated Aug. 24, 1957, the others undated. Bellah included a signed note (also bound in) when he transmitted the manuscript to Benton that carries some importance for Bellah scholars, as he writes: "This is only one of two original manuscripts of mine that I have not burned as a matter of routine after they were typed. The other is that of 'The Valiant Virginians' which was requested by and is now on permanent exhibit at the Columbia University Library in New York. Who knows - you may ultimately have a fortune." An excellent literary item for the western collector, and the only obtainable Bellah manuscript in the world. EVENING POST. Several of Bellah's stories were adapted to film, including three by director John Ford: FORT APACHE, SHE WORE A YELLOW RIBBON, and RIO GRANDE. Bellah also co-wrote the screenplays for THE SEA CHASE and THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE, and wrote for television throughout the 1950s and '60s.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents. Travels and Explorations of the Jesuit Missionaries in New France, 1610 - 1791. The original French, Latin and Italian texts, with English translations and notes, illustrated by portraits, maps and facsimiles

      Pageant Book Company, New York 1959 - 8vo, 23cm, facsimilereprint limited to 500 sets, 73 volumes in 36., black cloth, crimsontitle panels and gilt titles, top edges red, a fine clean set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Claudine Bouvier]
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        Dichter in New York. (Poeta en Nueva York). Uit het Spaans naar het Nederlands door Luc. Tournier. Illustraties van Corneille.

      - Zaandijk, J. Heijnis Tsz., 1959. Ingenaaid met omslag (omslagtekening Corneille). 116 p. 1e druk.* Exemplaar met originele (Oost-Indische) inkttekening van Corneille, geheel in de stijl van de illustraties in het boek, op de Franse titel. Bovendien met handgeschreven, gesigneerde opdracht van de illustrator: 'A Hans Roest avec toute/ ma sympathie./ Paris 22 Février '60/ Corneille'.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis ILAB]
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        Titus Alone

      Eyre & Spottiswode London 1959 - First Edition First Impression 1959. First Impression DJ (21/-) Fine in original red cloth, DJ a Fine, crisp with a single crease on lower panel. Not clipped. In a Mylar portector. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        NAKED LUNCH

      Grove Press 1959 - First Edition, First Printing: Near fine example with a near fine dust jacket Near fine book with black quarter cloth and paper boards. The book is in near fine condition with sharp corners, with one tiny tip bump. The book has no edgewear and the binding is tight and square. The end papers are clean with neat, small owner stamp. The internal pages of the book are clean, crisp and flat with no bent pages, no writing, no stains, no handling marks and no foxing. A beautiful book internally appearing as unread. The dust jacket has benefited from slight restoration and presents as a stunning near fine example. The jacket has strong vibrant colors with no rips, no chips, no edgewear, and no stains. The jacket is not price clipped and has a stated price of $6.00 A stunning, handsome, clean example of this title. Please see our Abe store for additional rare book titles [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
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        The Naked Lunch

      Olympia Press, Paris 1959 - A very good copy. First Edition, First issue, second state with "Francs 1500" on back cover deleted and over stamped with "New Price NF 18". The dustjacket is first state, with "FRANCS 1500" printed on back flap. No. 76 in the Traveller's Companion series. A very nice copy, binding sound, inscription-free, and pages clean but for some staining to bottom edge. The dustjacket is clean and bright, with also a little staining to bottom edge. Protective sleeve. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Bailey Fine Books]
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        ROBERT FRANK: THE AMERICANS

      (FRANK, ROBERT). Frank, Robert. Introduction by Jack Kerouac. ROBERT FRANK: THE AMERICANS. New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1959. First American Edition. Oblong 8vo. Cloth in Pictorial Dust Jacket. Photography Monograph. Near Fine/Good +. vi + np, profusely illustrated in b&w. "The Americans" is the iconic book that established transplanted Swiss photographer/filmmaker Robert Frank's reputation as one of the great socially conscious post-war essayists. Combined with the first appearance of Jack Kerouac's legendary in your face introduction ("Anybody doesnt like these pitchers dont like potry, see?"), Frank's images reveal an emerging cold war superpower wrestling with its past as it hurtles toward a decade of tumultuous change. An otherwise internally bright, most handsome example of the uncommon 1959 first Grove Press, Inc. edition (whose 1958 Delpire first edition is cited on page 39 of Martin Parr and Gerry Badger's "The Photobook: A History Volume II", pages 332-333 of The Hasselblad Center's "The Open Book", and pages 252-253 of "The Book of 101 Books") showing very light soiling along the top edge of the textblock along with a previous owner's name in ink on the front pastedown. The fragile dust jacket is present and complete, though showing a few creases and short closed tears along with some age-toning, light soiling, and foxing. All in all this is an unusually nice copy of a significant book that has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. LC 59-13885 Inventory Number: 025043

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Les femmes et l'amour

      Le livre contemporain 1959 - - Le livre contemporain, Paris 1959, 14,5x22cm, en feuilles sous chemise et étui. - Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur papier de luxe, seuls grands papiers. Dos de la chemise insolé, agréable exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 100 numbered on luxury paper, only large paper. Insolated back of the shirt, nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        A Short Walk, A Preposterous Adventure

      Published By Doubleday & Co. Inc., New York 1959 - , 240 pages, 34 photographic illustrations, illustrated end papers, signed by the author with a dedication and note to his mother, from Author's library, Library of Congress 59-6998 First American Edition , tanned rear free end paper, knocked corners, fading on the cloth, book in good condition , dustwrapper faded, scuffed and torn at the corners, fair condition , yellow cloth, impressed with brown image to the front and titled spine 21.5 x 14.5 cm Hardback SIGNED by Author ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Keoghs Books]
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        La Divine Comédie. Le Paradis. Le Purgatoire. L'Enfer.

      - Paris : Les heures claires, s.d. (1959-1963). 12 volumes in-4 en feuilles (6 pour le texte et 6 pour les suites), sous couvertures imprimées et rempliées. Chemises et étuis décorés de l’éditeur. Illustré de 100 compositions originales en couleurs à pleine page de Salvador DALI, ayant nécessité la gravure de 3500 bois. Tiré à 4765 ex. numérotés. 1 des 150 premiers sur vélin pur chiffon de Rives, auquel il a été ajouté une suite en couleurs, une suite du traité sur cuivre de toutes les illustrations, et une décomposition des couleurs d’une illustration (dans chaque volume, 6 en tout donc). TRES BEL EXEMPLAIRE, en 12 volumes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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        The Birthday Party

      Encore Publishing Co., London 1959 - First edition. A trifle rubbed, still fine in wrappers. The uncommon true first edition of Pinter's first play. Inscribed by him to his first wife Vivien Merchant: "Dec. 59 To Vivien, Love D." The "D." is for David. Pinter, who was also an actor, used the stage name David Baron and almost all his early material inscribed to Merchant is signed thus. Neither this edition, nor the first trade edition published by Methuen in England contained a printed dedication. However, the first American edition, *The Birthday Party & The Room: Two Plays*, which was the first edition to contain a printed dedication, was dedicated to Merchant. Thus, to our lights, this could with fairness be considered the dedication copy of the Nobel laureate's first book -- it is certainly as close to one as could otherwise exist. An exceptional association copy of a very uncommon book. Housed in custom full cloth clamshell box. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Antarktisforschung,

      Verlag ohne Angabe, 1959 - Antarktisforschung, Philatelie, Erdentdeckung, Südpol Völkerkunde, Forschungsreisen, Geographie 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 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 4560

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        The Mansion

      New York: Random House, 1959 - First Edition. One of 500 numbered and signed copies. A fine copy in the original acetate dust jacket (a little worn). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Praha panoramatická.

      Prague: Státní Nakladatelství Krásné Literatury, Hudby a Uméní,, 1959. Oblong quarto. Original cream cloth, illustration to covers and titles to spine in black, top edge black, others trimmed. With the dust jacket. Housed in a recent cream paper clamshell box with the photographer's name embossed on the front cover. Illustrated with 284 monochrome panoramic photographs. Neat contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper. Inner front and rear hinges starting. An excellent copy in a lightly dust-soiled jacket with a few tiny chips and one tape repair to the verso. First edition, first printing. Sudek's most famous book, this volume collects 284 beautiful panoramic views of Prague. "No photographer, save possibly Atget, was so devoted to the task of portraying a city, and with such stunning results, as Sudek" (Sawyer, Creative Camera, No. 190, April 1980).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Cabinet photograph of Charles Darwin circa 1854 by Maull and Polyblank

      London, 1959. Darwin, Charles (1809-82). Cabinet-size portrait photograph by Maull & Polyblank. [London, ca. 1854]. 165 x 148 mm. Archivally framed (frame measures 363 x 308 mm.). Tiny areas of loss at left margin, but fine otherwise. Rare portrait by the noted Victorian photography firm of Maull & Polyblank, showing Darwin in middle age, seated and facing left, with his right hand on a table. This portrait was used as the frontispiece to Francis Darwin’s Life and Letters of Charles Darwin (1884), with a caption incorrectly identifying the photographers as Maull & Fox; the firm of Maull & Fox, a successor to Maull & Polyblank, was not established until 1879. During the past 55 or so years we have seen one example each of two different original photographs of Darwin on the market that were taken around the time of first publication of On the Origin of Species (1859). This is the only example of this famous portrait of Darwin that we have seen on the market during the past 55 years.

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's Historyofscience.com]
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        Naked Lunch

      Grove Press, New York 1959 - Near fine first edition, stated first printing, signed on the title page by Willim Burroughs. Binding is tight and pages are fresh and clean. Boards are square and corners sharp. Very light shelf rub on board bottom edge. First state dust jacket, priced $6.00, is also near fine. An overall great copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wolfmueller's Books]
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        My Philosophical Development. [Beautifully Signed by Bertrand Russell]. [With chapters on Principia Mathematica and an Appendix with an essay by Alan Wood: "Russell's Philosophy - a Study of its Development"].

      

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop]
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        A History of technology ( 5 Volumes)

      Oxford University Press 1959 - 5 tomes plus de 4000 pages d'ILLUSTRATIONS des inventions de tous les temps .REf livreD-682 boîte D-74 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michel Guay]
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        Goodbye Columbus

      Houghton Mifflin, 1959 A near fine first edition in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket, inscribed by Roth on the front free endpaper. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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