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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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Welwitschia Dr. Andreas Eckl]
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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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Hideaway Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: The Brick Row Book Shop]
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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]

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz AG]
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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).

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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.

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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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        Topographia Germaniae. Faksimile den Ausgabe 1643-1675, jeweils mit Verzeichnis der Ansichten. Neue Ausgabe. Herausgegeben u. meist mit Nachworten von Lucas Heinrich Wüthrich. 16 Bände und Register in 17 Bänden (alles).

      Bärenreiter 1959-1967, Kassel u. Basel - 4to. Mit zahlr., meist gef. Faksimiles. OPp. m. blindgeprägt. Deckelvign u. ledernem Rückenschild. in privaten soliden Papp-Schubern mit mont. Teilen der Schutzumschläge (Registerband ohne Schuber). I: Schweiz. II: Schwaben. III: Elsaß. IV: Bayern. V: Rheinpfalz. VI: Mainz - Trier - Köln. VII: Hessen. VIII: Westfalen. IX: Franken. X: Österreich. XI: Böhmen - Mähren - Schlesien. XII: Obersachsen. XIII: Brandenburg - Pommern - Preußen - Livland. XIV: Niedersachsen. XV: Braunschweig - Lüneburg. XVI: Niederlande - Burgund. - Jew. Exlibris im Innendeckel. - Rücken teils etw. gebräunt, sonst wohlerhalten. gr.

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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).

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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.

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        THE INTERNATIONAL POSITION OF TIBET

      Government of the Dalai Lama, n.p. 1959 - (1), 63 ff. pages; Contents are clean and unmarked in original printed flexible board wrappers (binder style), with the title and date printed in red letters. Table of contents and 63 pages of text (printed on rectos only - mimeograph reproduction from a text produced on a typewriter). This publication, prepared in 1959 by the Government of the Dalai Lama details the historical relationship between Tibet and China from the 7th century to the situation in the 1950s and presents the arguments supporting their claim for Tibetan sovereignty. In 1959 the Dalai Lama sought support from the U.S. and other nations to recognize their government in exile and to bring their case for Tibetan sovereignty and against Chinese aggression before the United Nations. This publication is now rare. See OCLC: 230259625 [OCLC/WorldCat cites only two locations: Univ. of St. Andrews; and National Library of Australia]. It is necessary to distinguish between two 1959 publications under the same title. The more common (today) appears to be an octavo volume of 49 pages, which several sources attribute to the Central Electric Press in Delhi, India. [The British Library and Harvard University each has a copy in that smaller format; WorldCat details 10 locations of the 49 p. 8vo edition, under two OCLC numbers]. Our publication, a mimeographic duplication from a document produced on a typewriter, printed on rectos only of quarto sized sheets, has 63 leaves and an un-numbered first leaf ["Table of Contents"]. Technical limitations mean that our publication in quarto mimeographed format, is both more fragile by nature and less likely to have been issued in a large number of copies. Considering that the 14th Dalai Lama spent all but the first 90 days of 1959 residing in exile in Dharamshala, in the state of Himachal Pradesh in northern India, it is likely that our publication was produced there. Historical Context: In 1959, within days of the rapidly devolving March uprising in Lhasa, the Dalai Lama and his retinue fled Tibet with the help of the CIA's Special Activities Division. They crossed the border into India on 30 March 1959, and soon afterward, the Dalai Lama set up the Government of Tibet in Exile in Dharamshala, receiving support from the CIA including a personal annual stipend of $180,000 and other material support from at least 1959 until about 1974. (CIA support for the Government of the Dalai Lama in Exile and other potential Tibetan assets reportedly totalled about $1.7 million per annum). In April 1959 the Dalai Lama sent a message to the U.S. Government requesting that the U.S. formally recognize the Free Tibetan Government and that he encourage other nations to do so. Under Secretary of State C. Douglas Dillon advised President Eisenhower that the U.S. should "avoid taking any position which might encourage the Dalai Lama to seek international recognition." Despite considerable U.S. covert support of the Tibetans' efforts to oust the Chinese, the official U.S. position held that Tibet was an autonomous country under Chinese suzerainty. The State Department believed this position better served America's broader foreign policy interest viz. China and India. In fact, the Eisenhower administration (both the State Department and the CIA) restrained the Tibetans from presenting their case against Chinese aggression, instead skirting the political issues and treading the softer line of human rights violations and cultural oppression. The Tibetans finally enlisted Ireland and Malaya to request "The Question of Tibet" to be added to the U.N. agenda for its 14th session. Consequently, the United Nations' Resolution 1353 (XIV) on Tibet was passed in October 1959. This first U.N. resolution on Tibet did not address the sovereignty issue, but voiced their "grave concern at the continued violation of the fundamental rights and freedoms of Tibetans" and calling for "respect of the fundamental human rights of the Tibetan people and for their distinctive cult [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquarian Bookshop]
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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.

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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'.

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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]

      [Bookseller: finecopy Ltd PBFA]
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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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