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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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        Schriftstellerin (1926-1973): 1 masch. Brief m. eigenh. Korrekturen u. U.

      Zürich, 29. XII. 1959. - Qu.-8° (15 x 21 cm) 1 S. gelocht. Engbeschriebener Brief an den Buchhändler und Verleger Fritz Seifert in Hameln, dem sie einige mit Professor Viebrock in Frankfurt abgesprochene Termine vorschlägt. "Dank für Ihren liebenswürdigen Brief! Und verzeihen Sie, wenn ich nur kurz und eilig antworte, da ich so sehr viel Arbeit habe im Augenblick . Mit dem Honorar bin ich einverstanden. Ich werde eine Erzählung und einige Gedichte lesen, ich glaube, es braucht kein besonderes Thema für die Ankündigung, `Prosa und Gedichte` geht gut, das ist einfach. . " - Schönes Stück. Läßt ihre Bescheidenheit erkennen. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1550 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Richard Husslein]
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        Pastel drawing by Parvez

      1959. Single sheet.. Very Good. A drawing in ink with pastel and paint colouring. Signed and dated '59 in ink by the artist.In good condition. Image/sheet size 210 x 250mm: Ahmed Parvez was a Pakistan Urdu: ???? ????? -1979-1926 Born in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, was a modernist painter whose work was marked with energy. He was member of Th Lahore Group in Pakistan and founder member of the Pakistan Group in London.He exhibited at the New Vision Centre Gallery 1959.He was one of the most remarkable artists produced by Pakistan and he received widespread acclaim in Pakistan and abroad.

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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        Senza titolo

      , , 1959. Ottimo (Fine). Litografia. cm 44,5x60. . Ottimo (Fine). .

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Recuerdos de la Pampa, mit 12 ganzseitigen Illustrationen auf Tafeln mit dazugehörigen Texten (IN SPANISCHER SPRACHE),

      Buenos Aires, L’Amateur, 1959. mit 12 pochoir-kolorierten Original Lithographien und einem ebensolchen Titel, 33x45, braunes OHLdr mit goldgeprägtem Titel auf Vorderdecke und Buchrücken, SEHR SCHÖNES EXEMPLAR im IMPRESSUM HANDSCHRIFTLICH NUMMERIERTES EXEMPLAR 78 (von nur 130 Exemplaren) auf Velin Versand D: 5,00 EUR Ku 41450, ORIGINAL-LITHOGRAPHIE

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat im Baldreit]
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        A MEDICINE FOR MELANCHOLY.

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,. 1959. cloth.. Light stains to cloth on front and rear cover, still an attractive,. internally fine copy in fine dust jacket. A fine association copy.. (#151517). First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Bradbury to August Derleth, fellow author and the publisher of Bradbury's first book, on the front free endpaper: "For August Derleth -- / with continued friendship / and good wishes from / Ray Bradbury / 2-17-59." Collects twenty-two stories including "The Dragon," "Fever Dream," "A Scent of Sarsaparilla," "Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed," and "The Day It Rained Forever." Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 260. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 122.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE.

      New York: The Viking Press, 1959 - Octavo, cloth. First edition. "An excellent novel in every way ." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4- 155. Cawthorn and Moorcock, Fantasy: The 100 Best Books 79. Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: 100 Best Books 60. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 22. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 710- 14. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-119. King list, p. 390. Winter list, p. 269. A fine copy in near fine dust jacket with 25 mm tear at top edge of rear panel and some wrinkling at upper spine end. An attractive copy. (#140060) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        1959 Pablo Picasso From Dans L'Atelier de Picasso Mourlot Lithograph

      1959 - "From Dans L'Atelier de Picasso" by Pablo Picasso, Unsigned Lithograph printed in 1959. The overall is size of the Lithograph is 19.25 x 25.5 inches. The conditon of this piece has been graded as A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Here is some supplemental information about the Lithograph: Original lithograph from From Dans L’Atelier de Picasso published and printed by Fernand Mourlot.

      [Bookseller: Rare Posters]
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        Art in Posters: The Complete Original Posters of Braque, Chagall, Dufy, Leger, Matisse, Miro, Picasso.

      Monte Carlo & New York: Andre Sauret & George Braziller, 1959 Hardcover First American edition. Very Good cloth-bound hardcover with light soiling and light fading to the spine; all pages are present and attached but the binding has cracked in two places; lacking dj and acetate wrap. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Introduction by Fernand Mourlot with a descriptive catalogue at the rear documenting each image. Each image is a lithograph, printed by Mourlot Freres, after an original poster created by the artist. The Mourlot studios were the premier poster and original print lithographers of Paris and worked with virtually every artist in France in the first half of the 20th century.This volume reproduces posters created by the artists to announce upcoming exhibitions, festivals, etc. 249 pages; 102 color plates, printed recto only; 10 x 13 inches. Text in English. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

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        Psycho

      Simon & Schuster 1959 - A very nice copy of a book often found in various states of disrepair. Spine head lightly tanned; dust jacket price-clipped (corner re-attached with tape), tape repair on verso, lightly rubbed; cheap paper browned in margins as usual; housed in custom cloth drop-back case. SIGNED by Janet Leigh on FFEP [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anniroc Books]
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        L'improbable

      Mercure de France 1959 - - Mercure de France, Paris 1959, 14x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 27 exemplaires numérotés sur Madagascar, tirage de tête. Envoi autographe signé de Yves Bonnefoy à Max-Philippe Delatte. Agréable exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition, one of the 27 numbered copies on Madagascar, deluxe edition. autograph dedication of the author autograph signed by Yves Bonnefoy Max-Philippe Delatte. Nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Kunst im Plakat der Pariser Schule. Originalplakate von Braque, Chagall, Dufy, Leger, Matisse, Miro, Picasso.

      André Sauret Editeur 1959 - 247 S. mit 102 blattgroßen Farblithographien. 32,5 x 24,5 cm, Orig.-Leinen (Einband fleckig, innen sauber) * Dieses Werk von Fernand Mourlot, für Andre Sauvet geschrieben und von Karl Georg Hemmerich übersetzt, wurde am 6. Oktober 1959 fertiggestellt. Der Text ist in der Jaugeon-Type, dem auisschließlichen Eigentum der Imprimerie Nationale, handgesetzt und gedruckt worden. Die Plakate wurden in den Werkstätten von Mourlot Freres reproduziert. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Angela Sülzen]
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        The Mansion (Signed Limited Edition)

      New York: Random House, 1959. First Edition. First Edition. One of 500 copies (this being No. 204) SIGNED by the author. The final volume of the Snopes Trilogy. Near Fine, with some light foxing to the pages edges, in a Very Good acetate dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Military Relations Between the United States and Canada 1939-1945 - United States Army in World War II, Special Studies: Includes Signed Presentation Letter From General Lyman Louis Lemnitzer to Lieutenant General Samuel Findlay Clark, Canadian Army

      Office of the Chief of Military History, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C. 1959 - 432 pages. Index. Biographical Notes. List of Abbreviations. Chart. Tables. Fourteen reproductions of black and white photos in text. Color map of Canada, Alaska and Greenland stored in back pocket. Describes in detail how Canada and the United States joined to thwart the Axis threat and stresses the very significant work of the Permanent Joint Board on Defense, Canada-United States. Inside front board a 9.25" x 6.25" typed presentation letter, dated 16 February 1960, to Lieutenant General Samuel Findlay Clark, Canadian Army, is signed by L.L. Lemnitzer, Chief of Staff of the United States Army. Letter was originally glued inside front board but is now loose. Yellow glue discoloration to perimeter of letter and front fixed endpaper. Light wear and no markings to this extraordinary association copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Visit to Morin.

      London - Melbourne - Toronto, Heinemann, 1959. 1. Auflage 26 Seiten 8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Leinen mit Schutzumschlag und Lesebändchen, dieser teilweise fleckig und an drei Stellen minimal eingerissen, aber fachmännisch hinterlegt. Schnitt stockfleckig, das Buch selbst sauber und frisch. Der Text von \"A Visit to Morin\" wurde zuerst im \"London-Magazin\" veröffentlicht. Es sind nur 250 Kopien gedruckt und verteilt worden. Auf dem Vorsatz eigenhändige Widmung des Autors: \"For Elisabeth/ with Love from Graham./ Christmas 1960\". Graham Greene (eigentlich Henry Graham Greene * 2. Oktober 1904 in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, Großbritannien; + 3. April 1991 in Vevey, Schweiz) war einer der berühmtesten britischen Schriftsteller. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        Gesammelte Werke. Hier Band 1-14 in 14 Büchern komplett ! Und Ergänzungsbände 1-5 ! Also zusammen 19 Bücher !

      Stuttgart, Evangelische Verlagswerk, 1959 - Band 1: Frühe Hauptwerke. - Band 2: Christentum und soziale Gestaltung. Frühe Schriften zum Religiösen Sozialismus. - Band 3: Das religiöse Fundament des moralischen Handelns. Schriften zur Ethik und zum Menschenbild. - Band 4: Philosophie und Schicksal. Schriften zur Erkenntnislehre und Existenzphilosophie. - Band 5: Die Frage nach dem Unbedingten. Schriften zur Religionsphilosophie. - Band 6: Der Widerstreit von Raum und Zeit. Schriften zur Geschichtsphilosophie. - Band 7: Der Protestantismus als Kritik und Gestaltung. Schriften zur Theologie 1. - Band 8: Offenbarung und Glaube. Schriften zur Theologie II. - Band 9: Die religiöse Substanz der Kultur. Schriften zur Theologie der Kultur. / Band 10: Die religiöse Deutung der Gegenwart. / Band 11: Sein und Sinn. / Band 12: Begegnungen. / Band 13: Impressionen und Reflexionen. / Band 14: Register und Bibliographie. Ergänzungs- und Nachlaßbände zu den Gesammelten Werken 1-5 - 1. Vorlesungen über die Geschichte christlichen Denkens. Teil 1: Urchristentum bis Nachreformation. / 2. Vorlesungen über die Geschichte christlichen Denkens. Teil 2: Aspekte des Protestantismus im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert. / 3. An meine deutschen Freunde - Politische Reden. / 4. Korrelationen - Die Antworten der Religion auf Fragen der Zeit. / 5. Ein Lebensbild in Dokumenten. Briefe, Tagebuch-Auszüge, Berichte. Betitelte OLeinenbände mit Goldprg. - die meisten Bände ohne Umschlag und teils ganz leicht ber. sonst sehr guter Zustand, Die 5 Zusatzbände sind alle mit Umschlag - 1959-1975. c71397 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 9000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht]
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        The Naked Lunch

      Olympia Press, 1959. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Olympia Press, Paris 1959. First Edition / First Printing / First issue. Dated 1959 with no additional printings. Green wraps priced at 1500 Francs. Rare Book. Traveller's Companion Series Number 76. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, shelf wear. Light spots, lightly rolled spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, shelf wear, age toning. Light spots. Protected by a poly bag and cardboard.

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        The Beast Master

      Harcourt Brace and Company, New York 1959 - First edition. Foxing confined to the endpapers (and jacket flaps), else fine in very near fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author on the title page. Probably the most popular book by the "Grand Dame of Science-Fiction" (the Cleveland-born author assumed a male name to better sell her works), a sword and sorcery epic that was the uncredited source for the less than classic but mildly amusing 1982 film *The Beastmaster* with Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, and Rip Torn, and the television series it spawned. Scarce in nice condition, uncommon signed, and very seldom found with both. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Engraved Christmas card titled "Moor," made by Kurt Seligmann, inscribed to Amos Vogel in 1959

      N.p.: N.p., 1959. Hand tinted woodcut engraving by Kurt Seligmann in 1959 as a Christmas card, titled "Moor," SIGNED and dated in pencil by Seligmann just below the image, and further INSCRIBED to Amos Vogel: "We loved your card - with Jean Durand! / Season's greetings / Arlette and Kurt." Kurt Leopold Seligmann (1900-1962) was a Swiss-American surrealist painter and engraver. He was known for his fantastic imagery of medieval troubadors and knights engaged in macabre rituals and inspired partially by the carnival held annually in his native Basel, Switzerland. Amos Vogel (1921-2012) was one of the most influential cineastes in New York City. He is best known for his bestselling book "Film as a Subversive Art" (1974) and as the founder of the New York City avantgarde ciné-club Cinema 16 (1947-1963), where he was the first programmer to present films by Roman Polanski, John Cassavetes, Nagisa Oshima, Jacques Rivette and Alain Resnais as well as early and important screenings by American avant-gardists of the time like Stan Brakhage, Maya Deren, James Broughton, Kenneth Anger, Sidney Peterson, Bruce Conner, Carmen D'Avino and many others. In 1963, together with Richard Roud, he founded the New York Film Festival, and served as its program director until 1968. In 1973, Vogel started the Annenberg Cinematheque at the University of Pennsylvania and was eventually given a Chair for film studies at the Annenberg School for Communication, where he taught and lectured for two decades. 8 x 7.25 inches. Several tiny pinholes in the top half of the woodcut, from the years when the card hung in Vogel's home, else Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The Monkey. One of only sixty copies. Signed

      Apiary Press. Good. 1959. Quarter Morocco. Marble boards.. some wear to edges; One of sixty copies; this being the "Artist's Copy" signed, and additionally inscribed to a patron. Arnold's handmade collotype paper. Greek-keyed grained brown morocco; four raised bands; gilt monkeys' heads to spine compartments after Cornell's plate at half-title. Fine binding. Unpaginated. Ten etchings together with etched vignettes at half-title, title & colophon. A little wear to edges of marbled boards. ; Etching; Folio; Additional images and further information provided upon request. .

      [Bookseller: Old Florida Bookshop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA]
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        MGM Movie Poster. The Beat Generation

      N.p: Loew?s, 1959. unmounted. A couple small tears at folds, neatly repaired, not visible from front. 41" x 26" folded to 10" x 13. Single sheet printed in colour Starring Mamie Van Doren, Steve Cochrane, Jackie Coogan, Louis Armstrong, Cathy Crosby and others. The world of Beats according to MGM. Dramatic example of Hollywood typing and hyping. As bad as the movie was, it probably portrayed the majority American view of the ?beatniks? quite accurately. A wonderfully visual item.

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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        Cider with Rosie. With Drawings by John Ward. FIRST ISSUE IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER

      Hogarth Press, 1959 - 8vo., First Edition, First Issue, with frontispiece and numerous illustrations (many full-page) in the text; original green cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter chipped (not affecting lettering) at head and tail of backstrip. Very nice copy of the first volume of Lee's autobiographical trilogy, set in the village of Slad in Gloucestershire and with striking dustwrapper and illustrations by John Ward. This is the first issue, with the passage on the 'regular' fire at the piano-works (p.272), subsequently suppressed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books]
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        A collection of cinema material relating to the author's work

      Various cities: Various Publishers, 1959. A collection of 15 pieces, including vintage posters, pressbooks, and still photos relating to adaptations of author Nevil Shute's work into film in the twentieth century. The adaptations represented here show a brilliant cross-section of directorial, writing, and acting talent, including Stanley Kramer, Nunnally Johnson, Henry Koster, Irving Pichel, R.C. Sherriff, Anne Baxter, James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Peter Finch, Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Otto Preminger, and Anthony Perkins. The collection includes: "The Pied Piper" (1946): 2 original stills from the film, and 1 still from the 1980 television re-release. "No Highway in the Sky" (1951): the US one sheet poster and 4 stills from the 1985 television re-release. "A Town Like Alice" (1956): the UK three-sheet and one sheet posters, and the US half sheet poster. "On the Beach" (1959): the preferred US Style B one sheet and the Polish one sheet poster for the film, both quite striking and quite scarce. The US pressbook, 2 original stills from the film, and 1 still from the 1990 US reissue of the film for television. Some repairs to the poster for "No Highway in the Sky," else all material is in Very Good plus to Near Fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        American eclipse

      "Mobile, Ala.; Monterrey, Mexico; Coatzacoalcos, Mexico; San Francisco, Calif.; Baltimore, MD,": [almost certainly not published]. 1959. "An unrecorded typescript poem by a friend and muse of Bob Dylan. 12mo (approx. 6½ x 4¼""); pp. 12; text and wrappers printed on a typewriter in red and black; soiled, but otherwise very good. Apparently the author's copy, with an extension of the title in pencil on the front wrapper (... ""where there is no distinction / between perceiver, / perceiving / and / perceived""); an extra six-line verse in pencil on the back cover (""III. The largest vessel is never complete / the loudest sound can scarcely be heard...); and a half-dozen insertions and deletions in pencil in the text proper. In one of the 11 Outlined Epitaphs published in early 1964 on the sleeve of Bob Dylan's third album, The Times They Are a-Changin', Dylan rhapsodies about a series of people whirling around in his head during his early years in Greenwich Village. Of the names Dylan lists, from Francois Villon to Pete Seeger, virtually all are well-known figures. Only one was mysterious: Ed Freeman. Dylan's memorial line on the sleeve, ""the dead poems of Eddie Freeman,"" has always stood out. Edward Bromwell Freeman, Jr., born in 1939, a member of the Yale class of 1962 and class poet, died in the crash of a Varig Airlines jetliner in the Peruvian Andes Mountains in November, 1962. His obituary states that Ed attended Hill School and St. Paul's School before coming to Yale. At St. Paul's, Ed was the Captain of the wrestling and tennis teams and President of his class. He was an outstanding scholar during his undergraduate years at Yale. He was elected to the Board of the Literary Magazine, a Ranking Scholar and graduated magna cum laude. Ed studied at the Sorbonne in Paris during his junior year abroad. He had expressed the intention of becoming a professional writer after doing graduate work in world literature at the University of Copenhagen where he was intending to enroll ... Classmate Toby Berger recalls Ed arriving at Yale laden with notebooks full of poems he had penned. He organized a poetry reading in Sterling College (at Yale) and authored an avant-garde play which was performed in Silliman."" American Eclipse is a long, Beat-influenced poem which moves from Mobile, to Houston, Mexico, Bakersfield, San Francisco, and Nebraska, and much of the cadence, imagery, and allegoric metaphor in the poem are reflected in many of Dylan's own lyrics. Take the opening line of the poem, for example: ""Shadows across the red clay moon."" Compare to Dylan's opening line in It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding): ""Darkness at the break of noon."" On the expectingrain.com website (the Bob Dylan's Who's Who), it is also noted that ""Ed frequently disappeared to Greenwich Village where he befriended a young Bob Dylan. Lines of Ed's poetry influenced some of Dylan's songs. An example was the 4th line in the 4th stanza of the singer's famous ""A Hard Rain's-A-Gonna Fall,"" saying ""I met a white man who walked a black dog."" Indeed, Dylan explicitly mentioned Ed Freeman in a long poem on the back cover of one of his early albums. Meeting backstage with Toby [Berger] at a concert in Cambridge in the late 1960's, Dylan remembered Ed fondly. There are no locations for Ed Freeman at all in OCLC and information on him on the internet is almost non-existant."

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        Starship Troopers

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1959 - First Edition, First Printing. This First Issue dustjacket has the publisher's $3.95 printed price present on the front flap with minor wear to the edges. The book is bound in the original publisher's blue cloth. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Praha panoramatická.

      Prag, Statni Nakladatelstvi Krasne Literatury, Hudby a Unemi, 1959. 295 S. mit 284 Aufnamen in Tiefdruck. Quer-Fol., Leinen. Einband fleckig. sonst sehr gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,75 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        Abstrakte Komposition. Oel auf Malplatte.

      1959 - 1959. Bildgrösse: 85x65 cm. Unten rechts signiert und datiert. Gerahmt 92x72 cm. Rückseitig mit Etiketten von diversen Ausstellungen sowie Name mit Anschrift des Künstlers. 1913 bis 1914 besuch der Kunstgewerbeschule in Offenbach. 1922 Erste Ausstellung in Frankfurt in der Galerie Schramm 1935 bis 1936 Reisen nach Ägypten und Spanien 1943 bis 1944 wird fast das ganze Werk von Brust durch Bombenangriffe zerstört. Während der Nazi Diktatur war er verfemt. von 1945 bis 1949 wohnt er Oberfranken. Ab 1949 in München. um 1952 fertigt er die ersten abstrakten Gemälde 1953 Reise nach London 1955 nimmt er an einer Ausstellung der Gruppe ZEN 49 in der Städt. Galerie München teil. 1956 bis 1957 ist Karl Friedrich Brust auf einer Ausstellungs Tournee in den USA 1959 wird er Mitglied in der Frankfurter Sezession Karl Friedrich Brust war als Maler weitgehend Autodidakt Ausstellungen: 2012 Klein- aber Fein der Galerie Maulberger 2004 7. art summer der Galerie Maulberger 1999 Zen 49 und Gäste Galerie Maulberger 1964 Gedächtnisausstellung im Frankfurter Kunstkabinett 1936 Malerei und Plastik in Deutschland im Kunstverein Hamburg [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        (Bouquet de Tournesols),

       1959. Stillleben mit Blumen, die in einer schlanken Vase auf einem Tisch stehen. Farblithographie auf Arches Bütten von Bernard Buffet, in der Platte signiert u. dat. \"(19)59\". 44,9 x 58,2 cm. - Unter Passepartout im gold-schwarzen Modellrahmen staubdicht gerahmt. Sauber. - Bernard Buffet: Paris 10.7.1928 - 4.10.1999 Tourtour. Buffet studierte in den Jahren 1943-1945 an der École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Nach dem Krieg eignete er sich einen realistischen Stil an, mit dem er in der Kunstwelt gefeiert wurde. Gepriesen als Nachfolger Picassos erzielte er hohe Preise mit seinen Werken. Mit ca. 8000 Gemälden schuf er ein großes Oeufre, das in den größten Museen der Welt vertreten ist. Versand D: 5,50 EUR Künstlergraphik, 20. Jahrhundert, Frankreich, Buffet

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tobias Müller]
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        Bouquet de Tournesols),

      1959 - Stillleben mit Blumen, die in einer schlanken Vase auf einem Tisch stehen. Farblithographie auf Arches Bütten von Bernard Buffet, in der Platte signiert u. dat. "(19)59". 44,9 x 58,2 cm. - Unter Passepartout im gold-schwarzen Modellrahmen staubdicht gerahmt. Sauber. - Bernard Buffet: Paris 10.7.1928 - 4.10.1999 Tourtour. Buffet studierte in den Jahren 1943-1945 an der École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Nach dem Krieg eignete er sich einen realistischen Stil an, mit dem er in der Kunstwelt gefeiert wurde. Gepriesen als Nachfolger Picassos erzielte er hohe Preise mit seinen Werken. Mit ca. 8000 Gemälden schuf er ein großes Oeufre, das in den größten Museen der Welt vertreten ist. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Buch- und Kunstantiquariat Tobias Müller]
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        Photograph of Richard Nixon, inscribed across the lower right corner "To Earl Mazo / who knows more / about my life than / I can remember - with / admiration for his / superb craftsmanship / and with appreciation / for his friendship from / Dick Nixon."

      (Washington, DC?), nd [1959?]. Photograph, 10 x 8 inches, an image of a somewhat fresh-faced, gently smiling Nixon in jacket and tie. With Mazo's address label on verso. Mazo (ca. 1920-2007) was a New York Herald Tribune and New York Times correspondent, the author of Richard Nixon: A Political and Personal Portrait, published in 1959. After the 1960 election, Mazo investigated evidence of voter fraud in Chicago and Texas for a series of news articles, but Nixon asked him not to pursue the story. Small chip to lower right corner, with cello-tape covering the tear (not affecting image), evidence of mounting tape on verso. (#6402)

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        Goldfinger

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1959., 1959. First Impression, First Issue, Second State. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards with gilt stamped 'skull'. Pictorial dustwrapper by Richard Chopping. No inscriptions or price-clipping. Both book and jacket show some light general handling, but remain clean and bright. Gilbert A7a (1.2).

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Zazie dans le métro -

      Gallimard 1959 -, Paris, Laval - 1 volume. In-12 253 pp. Reliure demi-maroquin orangé à coins. Dos à nerfs et date en queue. Tête dorée. Couverture et dos conservés. Intérieur très frais. Bel état. EDITION ORIGINALE. Un des 158 exemplaires numérotés sur sur vélin pur fil Lafuma-Navarre (n°183). Zazie, une jeune fille aux manières délurées, arrive de sa province berrichonne, impatiente de connaître le métro parisien. Son oncle Gabriel l'attend à la gare et, à la grande déception de Zazie, lui annonce que le métro est fermé pour cause de grève. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pull My Daisy (First Edition, signed by Robert Frank, Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, and Peter Orlovsky)

      New York and London: Grove Press / Evergreen Books, 1959. First Edition. First Edition, a trade softcover original (no hardcover equivalent issued), issued in conjunction with the release of the 1959 film. With a stunning grouping of signatures, all in the same ink and very likely executed on the same day: the film's director Robert Frank, and the three beat generation heavies who appear as themselves in the film: Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky, and Gregory Corso. A hermetically sealed group of autographs, linking the filmmaker and the entirety of the film's literary cast with its paper counterpart. Perfect bound wrappers, Very Good plus with light rubbing, else no notable wear.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Eigenh. Widmung mit Illustration und U. („OK") in: O. K.: Die träumenden Knaben und andere Dichtungen.

      Salzburg, Galerie Welz, 1959. - 39, (5) SS. Bedruckte Originalbroschur. Kl.-8vo. Die Bleistiftzeichnung zweier Figuren mit Widmung „für den lieben [Peter] Ade von OK" am Vortitel. – Peter Ade (1913–2005) war Ausstellungsorganisator und langjähriger Leiter des Münchener Hauses der Kunst; seine Gattin war die Schauspielerin Inge Langen (1924–2007). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Cider with Rosie. With Drawings by John Ward. FIRST ISSUE IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER

      Hogarth Press 1959 8vo., First Edition, First Issue, with frontispiece and numerous illustrations (many full - page) in the text; original green cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter chipped (not affecting lettering) at head and tail of backstrip. Very nice copy of the first volume of Lee's autobiographical trilogy, set in the village of Slad in Gloucestershire and with striking dustwrapper and illustrations by John Ward. This is the first issue, with the passage on the 'regular' fire at the piano - works (p.272), subsequently suppressed.

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        A SEPARATE PEACE

      London: Secker & Warburg, 1959. First UK Edition. First Impression, preceding the American edition by one year. Octavo; green cloth, with titles stamped in silver on spine; dustjacket; 237pp. Bookplate signed by the author loosely laid in. Short tear to edge of rear endpaper, else Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced 15s. net), gently spine-sunned, with light wear to extremities, shallow chipping to corners, and two chips at the crown affecting titles; Very Good. The author's first book, the story of a friendship between two 16 year old boys at a New England prep school, just before America's involvement in World War 2. Basis for the 2004 Peter Yates film of the same name.

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        66 ornamentale EntwŸrfe auf 47 Bll. fŸr kŸnstlerisches Studioglas eines amerik. Herstellers

      dat. 1959/60 - Deckfarben, Tusche u. Farbstift auf Papier bzw. leichtem Karton, meist signiert, tls. eigenh. bezeichnet Die Motive folgen den aktuellen Tendenzen von Informel, zu verstehen als Teil eines Programms, die Gestaltung von Glas der Gegenwartskunst zu unterstellen. Auszunehmen sind mit geometrisch-konstruktiven Mustern nur wenige EntwŸrfe fŸr zylindrische Becher. Die detailgerecht ausgefŸhrten EntwŸrfe von Form und Dekor beziehen sich hauptsŠchlich auf Platten, Schalen und Aschenbecher

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schneider-Henn]
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        Manege. Lithographie.

       1959. Signiert und gewidmet \"für meinen Edgar Horstmann / in Freudschaft OKokoschka, 1960\". Im Stein monogrammiert und datiert \"59\". Druck in Marineblau auf Japanbütten. 39,3 x 57,4 cm. Papier: 53 x 66 cm. Wingler/Welz 213. Probedruck außerhalb der Auflage mit einer Widmung für den Kokoschka Sammler Edgar Horstmann, Hamburg. - Kokoschka hat ein bemerkenswertes druckgraphisches Werk hinterlassen. Bei seinen druckgraphischen Arbeiten bevorzugte er meist die Lithographie (W/W S. 7). - Vorwiegend im linken Darstellungsrand mit blassen Braunfleckchen. Durchgehend mit Knickspuren bzw. Griffknicken. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Probedruck, Widmungsexemplar, Horstmann, Edgar Horstmann, Zirkus, Clown,

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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