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        Praha panoramatická

      Praha: SNKLHU 1959 1. Auflage, Fotobuch mit 284 künstlerischen Aufnahmen von Prag, aufgenommen mit einem Weitwinkelobjektiv, mit einem Gedicht von Jaroslav Seifert, grafische Gestaltung von Arch. J. Rothmayer; OLWd. mit OUmschlag, in maßgefertigter Pappschachtel, 295 Seiten, quer 4°; in sehr gutem Zustand, Umschlag auch außerordentlich schön erhalten. * Today a legendary publication on quality gravure printing. Introductory poem by Jaroslav Seifert, graphic arrangement, cover, binding by J. Rothmayer. Photographs taken with a Kodak panorama camera, size 10 x 30 cm, flat filters; 284 photographs, 35.3 x 22.3 cm, original linen binding with dust jacket; customer-made cardboard box with Sudek\'s name on the top, very rare copy with dust jacket!Josef Sudek, Fotografie, Fotobuch, Kunst, Avantgarde, Bibliophilien, Pragensia

      [Bookseller: Antikvariát Valentinská]
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        The Complaisant Lover

      William Heinemann Ltd, London 1959 - 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 affectionate gratitude from Graham, 18.6.59'. Paul Scofield played Clive Root alongside Ralph Richardson in the first production of this play at the Globe Theatre on June 18 1959 directed by John Gielgud. This book was given to Paul by the author in gratitude and the date of the inscription is the first performance. A lovely dramatic association copy. Publisher's original blue cloth binding with title in gilt on spine. In original unclipped dust jacket, price 8s 6d. Dust jacket has some foxing to inside leafs, mark on back cover, spine, top edge and folds are light faded. Binding is fine. Pages bright and clean with minimal foxing to first few and last few pages. 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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        Observations

      1959 - AVEDON, Richard. Observations. Photographs by Richard Avedon. Comments by Truman Capote. New York: Simon and Schuster, (1959). Folio, original white paper-covered boards, original acetate dust wrapper, original slipcase. $5200.First edition of Avedon’s stellar book of portraiture, a distinctive association copy warmly inscribed to film producer Arthur Hornblow, Jr. and his wife Leonora (Bubbles), “For Bubbles & Arthur with admiration, Dick,” featuring commentary by Truman Capote and over 100 photogravures.“Richard Avedon set the standard for portraiture and fashion photography in the second half of the 20th century… His photographs… virtually jump off the page with a signature brand of visual impact” (New York Times). “Observations is the culmination of a creative collaboration between Avedon and Alexey Brodovitch that began in 1945, when the imperial art director hired the 22-year-old photographer… as the youngest member of his team at Harper’s Bazaar” (Roth, 148). Avedon’s “later adoption of a seamless white studio background for most of his fashion and portrait photography was at least partly inspired by Mr. Brodovitch’s characteristic use of ‘white space,’ a means of making the subject seem suspended and weightless on the page” (Times). Not long after Capote and Avedon finished their work on Observations, they again collaborated in documenting the story of a brutal murder in Kansas, In Cold Blood (1965). This rare presentation/association copy warmly inscribed by Avedon to Arthur Hornblow, Jr., “one of Hollywood’s preeminent movie makers” (New York Times), and his wife Leonora Schinasi Hornblow (“Bubbles”). A lawyer and innovative Broadway producer, Hornblow earned four Oscar-nominations as a film producer, including Gaslight (1944) and Witness for the Prosecution (1957). Open Book, 174.Images clean and bright, light soiling, edge-wear to near-fine book; some chipping to edges of acetate, moderate rubbing to original slipcase. A near-fine association copy, scarce complete with original acetate wrapper and slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        The Menace From Earth [Publisher's File Copy]

      Hicksville, NY: Gnome Press, 1959. First Edition. Collection of eight science fiction stories, and among Heinlein's less common titles in dustjacket. First Printing. Octavo; black cloth, with titles stamped in silver and yellow on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 255pp. Signed by the publisher at the upper left corner of front pastedown: "Gnome Press File Copy / Martin Greenberg." Light tanning to text edges, else Fine in a Very Good+ dustjacket, with pinpoint wear to extremities and scattered foxing overall, particularly along spine panel.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        The Life of the Right Reverend Ronald Knox.

      London: Chapman & Hall,, 1959. Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford and Pronotary Apostolic to His Holiness Pope Pius XII. Compiled from Original Sources. Octavo. Original red paper wrappers, white paper title label printed in black to front wrapper. Black and white frontispiece and 7 other plates. Wrappers a little rubbed and creased, backstrip rolled, some spotting to edges of text block and occasionally to fore margin of text. A very good copy. First edition, proof copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Groucho and Me

      Gollancz, London 1959 - First English edition of the great man's autobiography. Inscribed by Evelyn Waugh's children to that other great man's father-in-law, Auberon Herbert, his second wife Laura's pater. A very good copy in dustwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Grogan]
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        American Epic

      1959 - HOOVER, Herbert. An American Epic. Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1959-64. Four volumes. Octavo, original black cloth, original dust jackets. $2600.Complete first edition set of Hoover's history of the formation and important role of the Commission for the Relief in Belgium, the world's first international relief agency, inscribed and signed by Hoover in Volumes I and II: "To â€"-, the good wishes of Herbert Hoover."Hoover's philanthropic and government work during the First World War confirmed his progressive beliefs and brought him wide public notice at home and abroad. Serving as head of the Commission for the Relief in Belgium,as President Woodrow Wilson's U.S. Food Administrator(1917-1919) in charge of voluntary rationing,and director general of the American Relief Administration in Europe (1919-1920) made him such a popular figure that both parties courted him as a presidential nominee in 1920. Refusing to run for the presidency,Hoover served as secretary of commerce in the administrations of Presidents Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge,transforming that department between 1921 and 1928 into one of the most important and well-publicized federal departments. As commerce secretary he encouraged and helped to develop some of the most advanced economic theories about business cycles and industrial standardization,promoted government regulation of the nascent radio and aviation industries, and supported federal supervision of foreign loans" (ANB). All volumes were issued separately; Volumes III and IV are review copies, with related letters from The Hoover Institution to Alice Dixon Bond, Book Review editor of the Boston Herald laid in. Volumes III and IV with evidence of tape and paper clips to preliminaries. Books fine, dust jackets with a bit of minor edge-wear, some soiling to rear panels. A near-fine inscribed set. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Richter, Hans Theo. - "Weiblicher Akt von rechts vorn".

      - Lithografie / Pinsel- & Kreidelithografie, auf Büttenpapier, 1959. Von Hans Theo Richter. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 8/12. 37,5 x 14,2 cm (Darstellung) / 54 x 25 cm (Blatt). Schmidt 427. Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert. Links eigenhändige Auflagenebezeichnung. - Hervorragender Zustand. Hans Theo Richter (1902 Rochlitz ? 1969 Dresden). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1919?23 Studium an der Kunstgewerbe-Akademie in Dresden. 1926?31 Studium an der Dresdner Kunstakademie u.a. bei Richard Müller, Meisterschüler von Otto Dix. 1929 bezog er ein Atelier in Dresden. Ab 1932 freischaffend. Freundschaft mit Karl Kröner und Paul Wilhelm. Ab 1932 Mitglied im Deutschen Künstlerbund. 1933 Auszeichnung mit dem Rompreis des Deutschen Künstlerbundes. 1938 Auszeichnung beim Internationalen Graphikwettbewerb in Chicago. 1941 Dürer-Preis der Stadt Nürnberg. 1943 Besuch bei Käthe Kollwitz in Berlin. 1944?46 Dozent für Grafik an der Staatlichen Akademie für Grafische Künste und Buchgewerbe in Leipzig. 1947?67 Professor für Grafik an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden. Freundschaft mit Josef Hegenbarth und Wilhelm Lachnit. 1956 Berufung zum ordentlichen Mitglied der Deutschen Akademie der Künste zu Berlin. 1959 Wahl zum ordentlichen Mitglied der Bayrischen Akademie der Schönen Künste in München. 1965 Burda-Preis für Grafik in München und Nationalpreis der DDR. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Lolita

      London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson,, 1959. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine in silver, top edge pink. With the dust jacket. Dust jacket with short closed tear to front top edge, light rubbing along extremities. A very good copy. First UK edition, first impression. Originally published in Paris in 1955.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Anni Albers, »Runner«.

      - Ein fantastisches Sammlerstück für Ihr Zuhause: Visuell und haptisch ein herrliches Stück, stammt die Komposition »Runner« aus der Hand der sicherlich berühmtesten Textilkünstlerin und Protagonistin des Alltagsdesigns im 20. Jahrhundert, Anni Albers. Ursprünglich im Jahr 1959 als Tischläufer konzipiert, ist die Umsetzung als Wollteppich grandios gelungen! In enger Zusammenarbeit mit der Anni und Josef Albers Stiftung und durch diese authorisiert, wurde das Werk, welches Anni Albers' Drucktätigkeit der späteren Jahre anklingen lässt, in das Medium Teppich überführt. Überaus akribisch wurde an der Übereinstimmung mit dem Original gearbeitet, um eine höchst mögliche Übereinstimmung zu gewährleisten, die Limitierung auf 150 Exemplare kommt dem ebenfalls entgegen. Die manuelle Produktion des Teppichs in Indien, Nepal oder Pakistan erfolgte unter besonderem Augenmerk auf ethische Grundsätze, vor allem in Hinsicht auf Arbeitsbedingungen, Entlohnung und Kinderschutz in den traditionellen Knüpfbetrieben der jeweiligen Region und in den beteiligten Familien. Es versteht sich von selbst, dass das Material vollkommen unbelastet ist und die Wolle nur mit Pflanzen gefärbt wurde. Ein wertiges und einnehmendes Stück angewandte Kunst, ein kleiner, privater Kunstgenuss für jeden Tag! 275 x 75 cm, 100% Wolle handgeknüpft, limitierte Edition (150 Expl.), mit Echtheitszertifikat, aufwändig verpackt, mit »Care & Fair«-Label.

      [Bookseller: Frölich und Kaufmann]
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        Bargaining Model for the Cooperative n-person Game

      1959 - HARSANYI, John. “A Bargaining Model for the Cooperative n-person Game.” IN: TUCKER, A.W. and LUCE, R.D., editors. Contributions to the Theory of Games. Volume IV. (Annals of Mathematical Studies, Volume 40). Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1959. Large octavo, original orange printed paper wrappers. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $2800.First edition of this important paper by the Nobel Prize-winning economist, in the journal in which it originally appearedâ€"his own copy of the journal, with his ownership signature on the front wrapper.John C. Harsanyi won the 1994 Nobel Prize in Economics along with John F. Nash Jr. and Reinhard Selten “for their pioneering analysis of equilibria in the theory of non-cooperative games.” “The arbitration schemes of Nash and Shapley were generalized by J.C. Harsanyi” (Hazewinkel, Encyclopedia of Mathematics, 237-38). “In 1956, Harsanyi showed that Nash’s bargaining solution could be derived from an earlier theory of bargaining by the Danish economist Frederik Zeuthen (1930). Then in 1959 [the present paper] and 1963 John Harsanyi published papers to show how the Nash bargaining solution and the Shapley value could be unified into one general solution concept that could be applied to any cooperative game with complete information” (Roger Myerson, “Learning Game Theory from John Harsanyi,” August 31, 2000). Other contributors to this volume include Aumann, Kalisch, von Neumann (“On the Theory of Games of Strategy,” 13-42), Shapley, Shubik, et al. Just a bit of mild rubbing and toning to paper wrappers. Interior fine. An excellent copy, with Nobel Prize-winning provenance. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        The Naked Lunch

      Paris: The Olympia Press, 1959 - First Edition; publisherÕs wrappers. Fine in a dust jacket with a tiny tear at the top of the spine and a little crease at the bottom. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1959. First edition. Octavo, original black cloth. Small name plate to the front gutter, fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to the extremities. A very nice example. Goldfinger originally bore the title The Richest Man in the World. Based upon American gold tycoon Charles W. Englehard, Fleming named his villain after British architect Erno Goldfinger. When the actual Goldfinger found out his name was being used, he threatened to sue Fleming, and the matter was ultimately settled out of court. A best-seller upon its release, it became the third James Bond film in 1964 starring Sean Connery.

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        Sex Gang (First Edition)

      Milwaukee, WI: Nightstand Books, 1959. First Edition. No. 1503. First Edition, first printing of Ellison's most desired title, with the code "NB 1503 a S n" as called for at the bottom left corner of the front wrapper. About Near Fine, a bright, clean copy with the slightest bit of wrinkle (but no creasing) near the bottom of the spine panel, and a minute closed tear at the bottom rear panel.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The Naked Lunch

      Paris: The Olympia Press, 1959. First edition. About Fine/About Fine. An about Fine copy in like dust jacket. There is a small toned area at the lower, inner margin that runs through the first 25 pages, mostly visible from the lower edge of the closed page-block. Otherwise, a Fine copy. In a dust jacket with very minor wear at the spine ends, otherwise Fine. First printing with the green border on the title page and the original publisher's price of 1500 Francs on both the rear cover of the book and the rear flap. No price defacement, stickers or stamps as is usually found on later states of the book and jacket. Quite scarce in this condition and in the first state. William S. Burroughs' infamous novel meanders through the absurd and perverse in an improbable, non-linear narrative. While the adventure jumps from fictional dictatorships, to Mexico, to space, much of the book remains inspired by Burroughs' own drug addiction and his friendships with Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg, core Beat Generation members. Upon its publication in 1959, "The Naked Lunch" was banned from numerous cities though its literary significance was later recognized by Time magazine and the book was included in their Top 100 English speaking novels from 1923 to 2005. About Fine in About Fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Psycho

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. FIRST EDITION the basis for one of the all-time classic movies by Alfred Hitchcock. Octavo, original half-cloth, original dust jacket. Browning to paper as always and the jacket has just a little rubbing and edge wear. otherwise stunning. The package includes a Christmas card signed by Robert Block together with the envelope in which is was sent to Stuart Schiff in Dec 1991 together with a handwritten personal postcard to an enthusiast in which he comments briefly on Lovecraft. The card, posted and dated July 1973, is boldly signed Robert Bloch.

      [Bookseller: Hinch Books]
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        Numerische Mathematik.

      Berlin, Springer, 1959-2002. - ISSN: 0029-599X. Titel rückseitig gestempelt und Buchrücken mit Bibliotheks-Signatur-Schild. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 110000 GR.-8°. Schwarze und graue Leineneinbände.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Trageser]
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        Many Loves (Playbill)

      THE LIVING THEATRE, NEW YORK 1959 - cover age toned, some color transfer on cover, pink 1/2 inch ticket stub paper clipped to cover, folded lobby card (9"x18.5"), pictorial news paper clipping of williams, julian beck, judith manila, color transfer on newspaper clipping and library car, edges of cover lightly torn, and corners creased, worn, ticket stub dated feb 6th 1959 DATE PUBLISHED: 1959 EDITION: UNPAGINATED [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Unpublished photograph of Barney Bigard, Avrill Shaw & Louis Armstrong inscribed " To ... / Best Wishes/ Satchmo/Louis Armstrong/Barney Bigard"

      Good. c. 1959. some wear to edges; A nice, clear original gelatin-silver photo dry-mounted to stiff cardboard ; Photograph; 7.5 x 9 .3 in; Additional images and further information provided upon request. .

      [Bookseller: Old Florida Bookshop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA]
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        Snäv modernism eller vid?

      Maskinskrivet och egenhändigt signerat manuskript. (1959). 30 x 21 cm. 3 blad. Med rikliga ändringar och tillägg i blyerts. Rubrik, paginering och signatur med bläck. Några sättningsnoteringar i blyerts. Markering med rödpenna och röd stämpel på första bladet. Tre blad med bland annat ingress och bildtext som härrör från sättningsarbetet är bifogade, liksom den tryckta artikeln i urklipp.. Artikeln är en kulturdebattartikel om modernismen i operaversionen av "Aniara". Den publicerades i "Dagens nyheter" den 5 juli 1959

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        Alan M. Turing. FIRST EDITION.

      Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons, 1959. - FIRST EDITION. Original cloth. Very Good+, in very good+ dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ted Kottler, Bookseller]
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        Fotografie 1928-58

      Praha: Orbis 1959 Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 4° - unpag. - Album containing 20 b/w photographs (250x300mm each) by Fr.Drtikol, J. Funke, K. Hajek, A. Paul, E. Wiskovsky, J. Jenicek, M. Hak, Z. Feyfar, K. Ludwig, V. Chochola, Z. Tmej, J. Sudek, J. Ehm, J. Prosek, K. Plicka, T. Honty, J. Brok, V. Jiru, J. Lukas & E. Einhorn. In original linen portfolio. In very good condition.Photography

      [Bookseller: Antikvariát Valentinská]
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        Marc Chagall Katalog z. Ausstellung Kunstverein in Hamburg, 6. Februar bis 22. März 1959 / Haus der Kunst, München, 7. April bis 31. Mai 1959 / Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 14. Juni bis Ende September 1959

      Hamburg, München, Paris :, 1959 - 50 S., 278 Abb. a. Taf., VII, 7 Bl., Anzeigen, 4°, With personal dedication to prev. owner and signature of Chagall on fl. endpaper. In good condition. Werktäglicher Versand. Jede Lieferung m. ordentl. Rechnung und ausgew. MwSt. Der Versand erfolgt als Büchersendung / Einschreiben mit der Deutschen Post bzw. als Päckchen / Paket mit DHL. Die Lieferzeit ist abhängig von der Versandart und beträgt innerhalb Deutschlands 3-5 Tage, in der EU 5 - 12 Tage. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 500 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Licus Media]
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        Carnet De La Californie

      Editions Cercle D'Art 1959 - Exemplaire [Number] 362 of 1000 copies. Inserted Introduction pamphlet by Georges Boudaille in French. Spiral bound folio housed inside pictorial cloth folding slipcase. Light staining and wear to slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: D.G.Wills Books]
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        Le livre à venir

      Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse.Très précieux et émouvant envoi autographe signé de Maurice Blanchot à sa soeur : "Pour ma chère Marguerite qui porte maintenant (mot illisible) le poids de mon affection. Maurice."Agréable exemplaire. Gallimard Paris 1959 13,5x19,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Presentation Photo Album to American Ambassador H. Freeman Matthews from the American International School in Vienna

      Vienna: American International School. [1959?]. Oblong quarto. Brown morocco with the gilt name of the American Ambassador to Austria, H. Freeman Matthews. Some rubbing and spotting on the boards, else near fine; internally fine. 27 large silver gelatin images tipped in, with printed captions facing each image. First leaf is a printed presentation leaf signed by the President, Superintendent, and President of the Student Body stating that Matthews: "... through foresight, wisdom and courage made this school possible." The images are mixed between candid shots in the classroom and pictures of Matthews breaking ground and the ceremonies surrounding that event. The school was founded to accommodate the children of American and Canadian diplomats in Vienna, and exists to this day. Matthews had previously served as Ambassador to the Netherlands, and served as Acting Secretary of State for a grand total of one day under Eisenhower upon the departure of Dean Acheson. Excellent quality photographs and an interesting insight into Americans in Europe during the Cold War. .

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        BRONZES AND JADES OF ANCIENT CHINA.

      Tokyo 1959, Nihon Keizai. Rose cloth, very good, small folio. 25.5 x 32 cm., 101p. Japanese text, 13p. English summary and. 20 more pages of English list of plates & brief description. of each of the 86 color & b.w. plates, 85 figures, appendix,. A MAJOR & IMPORTANT SCHOLARLY MONOGRAPH ON THE SUBJECT chronology, contained in a custom-made cloth-covered slip- case. Translated by J.O. Gauntlett. A superb monograph, with focus on the Yin-Chou bronzes, Western & Eastern Chou bronz- es, with chronology of sites. With an expository essay on the uses of bronze materials in these early cultures for cooking, food, wine, water vessels, chariot ornaments & fit- tings & musical instruments, ornamentation found on bronzes. The origin of literacy in China as found on bronzes. Warring States jades, many of which found in pairs. With copious dr- awings of a wide variety of named bronze vessels, rubbings of bronze decoration and inscriptons, Tao'te masks, generous maps, cutaway bronze views, designs, patterns & c. This long book has been long out-of-print & a most difficult work to find on the market, always coveted by collectors. R A R E ! Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Moskovskii Kreml' v graviurakh M. Matorina [The Kremlin in Moscow]

      Moscow: Kombinat graficheskikh rabot khudozhestvennogo fonda RSFSR Institute of Graphic Works Arts Foundation. Russian Soviet Federal Socialist Republic 1959 - LIMIED EDITION 212/1000 Signed by the artist. Original portfolio (51 x 38 cm) repaired with renewed lower cover, flaps and spine, titled on original grey card upper cover, title page, preface with colophon to verso and 10 colour linocuts mounted on card. Illustrations comprise: - Red Square - The Great Palace of the Kremlin - Cathedral of the Assumption - Interior of the Kremlin - Cathedral of the Archangel - Winter Morning - Cathedrals - Vodovzodnaya Tower - A Corner of the Kremlin - View of Moscow from the Kremlin Although published in an edition of a thousand copies this would seem now to be extremely scarce, with no other copies currently on sale or in auction records. Not on Copac. 7 copies on World Cat. (OCLC 12438621) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Robert Frew Ltd. ABA ILAB]
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        Goldfinger

      US: Macmillan, 1959 First US edition, Near Fine book with very slight spine roll, bumps all corners with most significant being a moderate bump/crease at bottom corner of back panel; in a Very Good to Near Fine jacket that has slight edge and corner wear, with the bump/crease at back corner, the spine is lightly sun toned, thewhite back panel has mild soiling. The jacket is an unusual, early state with prices at both corners of the unclipped front flap, $2.95 at top and $3.00 at bottom. The Macmillan US edition was printed in the UK, in a small print run that was far less than the Jonathan Cape first UK printing, and most jackets either had the $2.95 clipped or later showed just the $3.00 price at lower corner. The 1964 film based on the book was the third James Bond movie (following Dr. No and From Russia with Love) and was the first to win an Academy Award (Sound Effects). The film starred Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Gert Frobe and Shirley Eaton and was a critical success.

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        Les Annees Vingt.

      Paris: Centre Culturel Américain,, 1959. Les Écrivains Américains à Paris et Leurs Amis 1920-1930. Octavo. Original pictorial wrappers, titles to spine and front cover brown. Housed in a custom marbled slipcase. With 32 plates. Partial transcription to rear free endpaper of the famous Vladimir Dixon letter to James Joyce. Wrappers a little creased, some rubbing and light wear to edges of wrappers, internally fresh. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by Sylvia Beach on the front free endpaper, "Souvenir of Playboy for Mrs Cummins, from Sylvia Beach". The book was created as a companion to an exposition held between 11 March and 25 April 1959 on the "Lost Generation" of expatriate American writers and artists who gathered at Sylvia Beach's legendary bookshop, Shakespeare and Company in Paris. The French writer Andre Chamson wrote, "Sylvia carried pollen like a bee. She cross-fertilized these writers…She did more to link England, the United States, Ireland, and France than four great ambassadors combined. It was not merely for the pleasure of friendship that Joyce, Hemingway, Bryher, and so many others often took the path to Shakespeare and Company in the heart of Paris.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Fonte Canapina

      Ancona: Bucciarelli, , 1959. Ottimo (Fine). Acquaforte originale stampata per il volume ''La Nencia da Barberino'' di Lorenzo de Medici, Bucciarelli, Ancona 1965. La tiratura dell'acquaforte è del 1961. Cm 12,5x18,5 (Foglio 35x51). Ottimo (Fine). 100 + alcune pda.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        GOLDFINGER

      Cape 1959 - First edition. 8vo. Original black boards with blind-stamped skull and gilt coins to the upper cover, in pictorial dustwrapper by Richard Chopping. Signed by Fleming on the front endpaper. A near fine copy with a bookplate to the front pastedown, in a very good dustwrapper which is somewhat tanned to the spine with some wear to the corners. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        Goldfinger

      Johnathan Cape, London 1959 - Jonathan Cape 1959., 1959. First edition, first impression. Near Fine (very slight bumping, very clean and bright internally with no ink marks.), black boards, gilt motif to front board and lettering to spine. In Near Fine bright clipped dustwrapper, some small damage to lower spine of DJ. An exceedingly nice example. The dustjacket is housed in a protective removable sleeve [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Morshead Books]
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        1959 Conceptual Drawing of a Sports Car

      Mixed media on paper. Initialled, "G. L." 1959 concept design that embodies many features of the 1960's Chevrolets George Lawson was a long time Detroit designer, who contributed to the Tucker, particularly the Torpedo, as well as to many General Motors' designs. His imaginative renderings reflect the optimism of the American automotive industry as we entered the "Space Age". The drawing is signed "G. L." and the attribution is based on similar drawings. The car is depicted front and back, so that all its charms can be observed, including the angled back fins, dual headlights and domed, glass top. The angled fins famously appeared in the same year on the Chevy Impala.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        PUBLICATIONS MATHEMATIQUES DE L'IHES. Vols 1-112 in 83 Bänden und 29 Heften.

      Paris u.a., Springer, 1959-2010. - Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 80000 Orig.-Verlagseinbände (gebunden) und Orig.-Broschur (2 Bände abweichend gebunden). Titel mit gelöschtem Stempel (2,5 Meter).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        ALAS, BABYLON

      J.B. Lippincott Company [1959], Philadelphia and New York - Octavo, cloth. Post nuclear holocaust novel. A group of survivors in Florida cope with the aftermath, and day to day survival. A well received novel with a warning toward nuclear war as well as an ethical statement on the responsibility of citizens toward the prevention of one. Magill: Survey of Science Fiction Literature, Volume 1, pp. 38-42. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-74. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels #29. A fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with mild rubbing and shelf wear. (17022) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Mongolyn ardyn gar urlag. ( Mongolian Popular Arts and Crafts)

      No date. Ca. 1959.. 84 plates, tipped onto grey card sheets approximately 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches, housed in decorative cloth-covered box with title on hinged lid, cloth clasp. On verso of each plate is a description of the image in Russian, English, French, German and Mongolian. Unpaginated (16 page) pamphlet (8 x 6 inches) with grey tie. There are 24 plates in color (most by the artist Idamsurun) and 60 black and white photographic plates. The plates depict a wide variety of Mongolian arts and crafts, including costumes, furniture, silver work, ivory carvings, etc. The artisan works appear chiefly of an historical rather than contemporary nature. The pamphlet contains a 3 page article "Mongolian Popular Arts and Crafts" translated into five languages. OLCC records suggest the University of Mongolia as publisher and the place of publication as Ulan Bator, Mongolia. .

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        Mrs Bridge

      New York: The Viking Press, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Signed by author on ffep in black ink, inscribed to former owners.Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. A few small stains on edges, bookstore stamp on paste down. Jacket has light edge wear, light fading to spine panel, tape on verso of head, price intact ($3.75).

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Bobby Fischer's Games of Chess

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition, first printing. Very Good in a Good+, price-clipped dust jacket. Previous owner name to front paste down, light foxing and offsetting to end sheets. Pages toned. Dust jacket shows foxing, soiling, rubbing, edge wear and a tide mark to the rear panel and spine, visible mostly from the verso. A scarce title.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Naked Lunch

      Grove Press, 1959. First Edition (first U.S. printing). The major beat-era novel, a "tour of Hell only to show how sublime human nature is." Near Fine/Near Fine. A very clean copy but for light foxing to the fore-edge and the rear dust jacket panel. An unnecessary small tape repair to the verso of the jacket. Inscribed by Burroughs on the title page, as follows: "for John Muir William S. Burroughs Nov. 13, 1977." Muir was a Texas book collector who passed away in 2014.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Doctor Zhivago

      Milan: Feltrinelli,, [1959]. Octavo. Original pale green boards, titles to spine and front board in black. With the dust jacket. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Minor fading to spine ends, endpapers and top edge lightly spotted; a very good copy in the toned jacket with minor loss to spine ends, small chip to head and foot of rear panel and short closed tear to head of rear flap. Third edition, first printing, in Russian of one of the most controversial literary works of the Soviet period. It was published in late April or early May 1959, and is preceded by the Dutch and US editions of September 1958 and January 1959 respectively. Doctor Zhivago was first published in Italian by Feltrinelli in 1957 after Pasternak signed a contract with him on 30 June 1956, granting the Italian publisher the copyright for translation. The history of the book's publication in Russian is somewhat tangled: the first edition in Russian was printed by the Dutch publisher Mouton without Feltrinelli's permission, as part of a covert CIA publishing and propaganda program, and the US edition was to be likewise published without acknowledgement of Feltrinelli's copyright. However, after the legal furore surrounding the publication of the Dutch edition, that decision was reversed, and the US edition was subsequently published with Feltrinelli's full consent and collaboration. Feltrinelli intended to publish this edition concurrently with the US publication, but due to printing delays his book was not published in Italy until four months after it appeared in the US.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Rome

      Milano: Feltrinelli, , 1959. Rilegato tela, sovracoperta (cloth, dust jacket). Molto Buono (Very Good). Fotografie in bianco e nero a piena pagina di William Klein. Testo francese. 4to. pp. 190. Molto Buono (Very Good). Prima edizione (First Edition).

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        RIPRAP: a cobble of stone laid on steep slick rock to make a trail for horses in the mountains

      [Ashland, MA]: Origin Press, 1959. First edition. SIGNED. 34 pp. Octavo [21 cm] in dark blue and white wraps with Japanese stab-binding, paper cover label. Extremities rubbed, light toning to wraps, decorative paper of rear wrap pulling up from its backing sheet, else very light wear; dampstained ink name and a few narrow dampstains to inside front wrap, some light soiling throughout early text. Signed by Snyder on title page. Designed and edited by Cid Corman for his Origin Press. Snyder is an important literary figure from the Beat Generation whose work remains extremely relevant to this day. Snyder has been dubbed The Poet Laureate of Deep Ecology. This first edition of Snyder's first book was printed and bound in a run of only 500 copies. McNeil A1a. Kheridan p. 15.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Atischa

      Freiburg im Breisgau: Abstracta, , 1959. Ottimo (Fine). 9 radierungen von Emil Schumacher vorwort von Hans Platschek (cm 30x24,5; 25x11). Den druck der Radierungen besorgte Katelhon, Wamel bei Soest/W. Alle Rechte bei Johanna Schiessel. 9 incisioni numerate e firmate a matita dall'artista (cm 30x24,5; 25x11). folio (cm 50x37). pp. 10. Ottimo (Fine). Prima edizione di 70 es. numerati.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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