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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Turnabout," Faulkner's first story-to-screen adaptation. Document Signed, 2 4to pp, New York, March 23, 1959

      - This agreement transferred distribution rights of the film based on Faulkner's story, "Turnabout" to the Loew's Corporation. "By an assignment dated September 26, 1932, I conveyed to William B. Hawks all rights of every kind. in my story. TURNABOUT, published in the March 5, 1932 issue of the Saturday Evening Post and registered for copyright. On November 4, 1932, William B. Hawks conveyed all. rights. to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. your predecessor. In my assignment. it was provided [that I]. secure. renewals of all copyrights.The copyright of March 1, 1932. was renewed in my name on March 4, 1959.Accordingly, I now assign and confirm to you. the same rights in the work entitled TURNABOUT." Signed in full on the signature line, "William Faulkner." The film referenced in our document is titled, "Today We Live," released in 1933 by MGM. According to the Turner Classics Movies web site, this film is listed as being distributed by Loew's which was the parent company of MGM from 1924-1959. The story is about an American World War I aviator who befriends a British torpedo boat pilot and comes to see the war from a different perspective. The film, considered a romance drama, was produced and directed by Howard Hawks and starred Joan Crawford, Gary Cooper, Robert Young and Franchot Tone. Faulkner provided dialogue for the film. Hawks purchased the option on the story, but Irving Thalberg, then Vice President of MGM, forced Hawks to hire Crawford for the film and forced Faulkner to write a love interest for the men. Crawford was under contract for MGM at the time. All of this weakened Faulkner's original story and thus the film's plot. In addition, the film apparently included inappropriate use of non-period costumes and an unconvincing Crawford. "Today We Live" turned into a failure. According to a movie review in the "New York Times" on April 15, 1933 by Mordaunt Hall, this "first of William Faulkner's literary efforts to reach the screen. is understood to have been amplified in the studio by the author. is at times vague and cumbersome. It possesses, however, the spark of sincerity. " Margin tears and stains show on right margins of both pages. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Schulson Autographs, Ltd.]
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        The Mansion

      Random House, New York 1959 - Signed limited edition copy # 282 of 500, signed at limitation page. Black cloth, gilt lettering. Mesh showing at half title page, bottom corners barely nudged. Tight, square, unmarked copy in fine custom clamshell case. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Femme en bleu. Mi-Figure d?une jeune fermme avec cigarette. Signé F. Garopesani Lesin 6 - 10 - 1959.

      1959, 1959 - 58x38 cm, craie originale, signé ?F. Garopesani Lesin 6 - 10 - 1959?, sous passepartout, cadre alu. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Riprap

      "[Ashland, MA]": Origin Press. 1959. "First edition of Snyder's first book, inscribed by the poet Robert Bly to fellow poet James Wright: ""For Jim: Remember Sauk Centre and le pisseur Americain - Bob."" 8vo, pp. [34]; original pastepaper wrappers, string- tied, printed paper label on the upper cover; very good. Bookseller's ticket of The Grolier Book Shop, Cambridge, Mass. on the front pastedown. Additionally there are several annotations in pencil by Bly in the text. "

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        Goodbye, Columbus. And Five Short Stories

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1959. First edition of the author's first book. [x], 298 pp. 8vo. Publisher's black cloth. Shelfwear to covers, in toned and chipped dust-jacket, with staining to rear panel. First edition of the author's first book. [x], 298 pp. 8vo. Roth's first book, comprising the title novella and five short stories. An immediate success, it won the 1960 National Book Award for Fiction.

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        Die Blechtrommel, Katz und Maus, Hundejahre [The Tin Drum, Cat and Mouse, Dog Years].

      Darmstadt: Hermann Luchterhand Verlag, 1959-1963. First German editions and true firsts of the author's classic Danzig Trilogy. Octavo, 3 volumes, original cloth. Each copy is signed by the author. Each are fine in near fine dust jackets. A very sharp set, uncommon signed. The Danzig Trilogy begins with the story of Oskar Matzerath and his determination to remain a child. He refuses to speak, only banging on his drum. The surreal chronology and characters give a nerve-wracking description of life under Nazi rule in World War II, and finally to postwar Germany in the 1950's. In 1979, The Tin Drum was adapted into a film which won the Palme d'Or, and the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

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        HOWL

      City Lights Books, San Francisco 1959 - Very Good in wrappers. Stated Eighth Printing: September, 1959. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Theaterstücke Band 1 - 4, Die kahle Sängerin - Die Unterrichtsstunde - Jakob oder der Gehorsam - Die Stühle - Opfer der Pflicht - Amedee oder wie wird man ihn los - Impromptu - Mörder ohne Bezahlung - Der neue Mieter - Die Zukunft liegt in den Eiern oder wie furchtbar ist der kleinste Kreis - Der Herrscher - Das heiratsfähige Mädchen - Die Nashörner - Der König stirbt - Fussgänger der Luft - Delirium zu zweit - auf unbegrenzte Zeit - Das Gemälde - Szene zu viert - Die Begrüssungen - Der Zorn - Hunger und Durst - Die Lücke - Der Automobilsalon - Das harte Ei - Wie man ein hartes Ei zubereitet - Der heiratsfähige junge Mann - Gehen lernen.

      Darmstadt, Hermann Luchterhand Verlag, (1) 1959, (2) 1960, (3) 1964, (4) 1966. - 1030 (4) Seiten der Kopfschnitt durchgehend minimal stockfleckig, ansonsten sauber und frisch, auf dem Vortiteln bzw. Titeln mehrzeilige Widmung des Autors in jedem einzelnen Band. Aus dem Französischen übertragen von Serge Stauffer, Erica de Bary, Claus Bremer, Jacqueline und Ulrich Seelmann-Eggebert, Werner Düggelin, Hans Rudolf Stauffacher, Lore Kornell und Gerald Lüdtke. Eugène Ionesco (* 26. November 1909 in Slatina, Rumänien als Eugen Ionescu; + 28. März 1994 in Paris) war ein französisch-rumänischer Autor. Er gilt als bedeutendster französischer Dramatiker der Nachkriegsjahrzehnte und als ein führender Vertreter des absurden Theaters. Derartig reichhaltig signierte Widmungsexemplare von Eugène Ionesco sind äußerst selten!!!! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1550 8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Hardcover/Pappeinband [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        The Same Door

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1959. First. First edition. Fine in very good or better first issue dustwrapper with rubbing and small nicks at the crown. Inscribed by Updike: "for Herb Yellin who is slowly driving me crazy. John Updike." Herb Yellin was the founder and publisher of Lord John Press and the most frequent of Updike's fine press collaborators. He named his press after noting that the list of authors he wanted to publish all shared the same first name, chief among them John Updike, his favorite. Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu became the press's first book in 1977 with 10 more to follow over the next 23 years. Yellin's friendship with Updike grew with each new limited edition benefitting his already enormous Updike collection, with Updike himself contributing copies of new editions of his books - often inscribed. In a 2010 interview with Yellin he noted that Updike "...liked that if anything ever happened to his own collection, he had my collection on the opposite side of the country." A notable association. Updike's scarce third book, and first book of short stories. A very nice copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Goldfinger

      Jonathan Cape, 1959, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition. first issue in an original first issue jacket. the jacket is price clipped. the jacket has a little fraying and some very small closed tears and creases but it is complete and presents very well. the book has a previous owner's signature and date. the binding is excellent. the book is very slightly cocked but this should correct in time.

      [Bookseller: Chapter 1 Books]
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        Observations:Comments by Truman Capote

      Simon & Schuster, 1959, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition. Boards very clean, corners sharp and inner pages unmarked. Acetate cover torn 1" at bottom rear cover, small closed tears to flap ends. Slipcase shows 1/2" crack to upper rear corner. Light shelfwear to remaining corners, light rubbing and soiling to front and back. Bright, clean Gravure plates featuring: Pablo Picasso, Andre Gide, The Duke and Dutchess of Windsor, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Alfred Hitchcock, Jean Cocteau, Mae West, Marilyn Monroe. Please Note: This is a large, heavy volume and will require extra postage for international delivery. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Photography; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 46282.

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        Arabian Sands

      London: Longmans, 1959. First edition of this work that ranks as one of the greatest travel books of the 20th century. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Wilfred Thesiger on the title page, with a contemporary signature. Near fine in the original dust jacket which shows some wear to the spine. Map unopened in the inside pocket of the rear pastedown. Though educated at Eton and Oxford, Wilfred Thesiger was repulsed by the softness and rigidity of Western life-"the machines, the calling cards, the meticulously aligned streets." In the spirit of T. E. Lawrence, he set out to explore the deserts of Arabia, traveling among peoples who had never seen a European and considered it their duty to kill Christian infidels. His now-classic account is invaluable to understanding the modern Middle East. "Following worthily in the tradition of Burton, Lawrence, Philby and Thomas, [Arabian Sands] is, very likely, the book about Arabia to end all books about Arabia" (The Daily Telegraph, London).

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        The Borrowers Afloat - SIGNED by the author

      J M Dent & Sons Ltd, London 1959 - 1st impression. 8vo., 20.3 x 14.3 cm. Teal boards with red stamped decoration to the front and titles to the spine, pictorial endpapers 176pp with colour frontispiece and numerous black and white images throughout, with original unclipped dust jacket with 12s. 6d. price. Signed and inscribed and dated by the author to the title page. The boards are very good with slight bruising and a little toning to the fore edge corners on the upper board as is the spine. Internally, there is some spotting to the endpapers and a few pages following including the recto of the frontispiece and the title page, together with also occasional finger marking within the book. The author has signed and inscribed the book on the title page, ¿Wishing Deborah a very happy Christmas ¿ from Mary Norton - November 1959¿ There is also the name of Rickmasworth School written by a child neatly just below the title. The dust jacket is very good with dust marking to the rear panel, rubbing to the shoulder edges and spine tips and minimal loss to the spine tips and fore edge corners. There is also some minor creasing along the top edge and some small 2-4 mm tears along the top edge of the rear panel. A very nice 1st edition 1st printing copy of this the second Borrowers tale, which is rarely found signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Bookshelf Online]
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        THE BORROWERS AFLOAT

      New York:: Harcourt Brace,, 1959. First Edition. Very Good++. SIGNED, INSCRIBED "SALISBURY - JULY - 1959" BY MARY NORTON ON TITLE PAGE without personalization. A Very Good++ hardback Stated First Edition First Printing with foxing spine, edges and hinges in a Very Good++ Dust Jacket with foxing and toning covers. 8vo. 191 pp.

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        SOME PAPERS HAND MADE BY JOHN MASON

      London: Maggs Bros., 1959.. [32] leaves. Square octavo. Quarter gilt parchment and handmade paper over boards, incorporating a botanical specimen on each board, edges wholly untrimmed. Illustrations and inserts. Fine, with prospectus laid in, in faintly soiled box with gilt label. First edition. Copy #6 of one hundred numbered copies, produced by Mason at his 12 x 8 mill. Comprised of half- sheets of papers dating from 1954 to date of publication, several of them examples of his inclusion of whole botanical objects in the sheets, preceded by a brief introductory essay and some notes specific to the circumstances of production of each of the papers.

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        Autograph letter signed ("Miró").

      New York, 6. IV. 1959. - 4to. 1 p. With envelope. To Nelson Fuqua: "Mon cher ami, Je suis profondément touché pour toutes les démarches que vous avez faites pour nous à Chicago. J'ai été tellement bouleversé par ce séjour en Amérique et débordé par tout, que vous avons fais le projet de rester à New York cette fois-ci et de revenir l'hiver prochain pour voyager. A ce moment nous viendrons à Chicago ma femme et moi. Nous espérons avoir le plaisir de vous rencontrer à Paris au début juin. Merci encore de tout cœur; Avec tout ma plus sincère amitié [.]". - On headed paper of Gladstone, New York.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Abeilles de verre EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Plon, 1959. Fine. Plon, Paris 1959, 12x19cm, broché. - First edition of the French translation, one of 40 numbered copies on flower alfa only major papers. Printed bookplate pasted on the back of the first flat, nice copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française, un des 40 exemplaires numérotés sur fleur d'alfa, seuls grands papiers. Ex-libris imprimé encollé au verso du premier plat, agréable exemplaire.

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        Goldfinger

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1959 - A Very Good copy of the book with the spine well cocked, rubbing and fraying to the lower edge of the rear board and staining to the closed text-block on the upper fore-edge. In a Very Good dust jacket that has minor wear at the spine ends and a bit of soiling. But, here's the interesting part, this copy retains both prices on the front flap $2.95 (upper) and $3.00 (lower) and is stamped "Sep 23 1959" on the flap. In addition, "Copy #1" is written on the front end paper in ink. Our suspicion is that this was one of the publisher's file copies. The vast majority of these dust jackets are publisher clipped, usually on the upper flap, retaining the $3.00 price. The unclipped jacket offered here would be the true first state jacket. So few of these jackets remain that is seems likely that only the publisher file copies and a handful of other advanced copies given out before the publication date would have retained both prices.The seventh book in Ian Fleming's internationally acclaimed James Bond series, "Goldfinger" was received more positively than its predecessor, "Dr. No," and was heralded as "a superlative thriller from our foremost literary magician" (New York Herald Tribune). While following Auric Goldfinger, a wealthy investor in the gold trade with ties to the Soviet counterintelligence agency, Bond is pulled into a malicious plot to infiltrate and steal the gold of Fort Knox. His efforts to thwart Goldfinger are assisted by Tilly Masterton, who seeks retribution for her murdered sister, and together they fight Goldfinger and his Korean factotum, Oddjob. In this novel, the Bond character was more fully developed and shown, with symbolic undertones, to represent Saint George, a prominent crusading saint in Catholicism. Fleming used American gold tycoon, Charles W. Engelhard Jr., as the inspiration for his Goldfinger character, one of his best villains. Very Good in Very Good. dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books, Inc. -- ABAA, ILAB]
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        Les noces d'Hérodiade - Mystère EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Gallimard, 1959. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1959, 14,5x21cm, broché. - Edition, one of the 27 numbered copies on Holland paper, head drawing. Piublié book with an introduction by Gardner Davies from the unfinished manuscripts Stéphane Mallarmé. Very nice copy as published. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 27 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête. Ouvrage piublié avec une introduction par Gardner Davies d'après les manuscrits inachevés de Stéphane Mallarmé. Très bel exemplaire tel que paru.

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        THE GALTON CASE.

      New York: Knopf, 1959. - First edition. 8vo. Inscribed by the author to his lawyer and longtime friend, "For Harris and Nancy [Seed] two of the best people I know. Affectionately, Ken, April 1959." Fine in dust jacket with light wear to spine ends, and with one small closed tear to top edge of rear panel. Lew Archer is hired by an elderly woman to find her son, Anthony Galton. Anthony disappeared twenty-three years before along with a suspiciously streetwise bride and several thousand dollars of his family's fortune. Archer's investigation turns up is a headless skeleton, a boy who claims to be Galton's son, and a con game whose stakes are so high that someone is still willing to kill for them. Beautiful copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Mondsand. (Gedichte und sieben Originalradierungen).

      Pfullingen, Günther Neske, 1959). . Nr. 133 von 300 Exemplaren der Normalausgabe (GA: 333), im Druckvermerk von Hans Arp SIGNIERT. - Erste Ausgabe (WG 2, 28). - Der deutsch-französische Maler, Bildhauer u. Lyriker Hans (Peter Wilhelm) Arp (auch: Jean Arp, 1886-1966) gilt als einer der bedeutendsten Vertreter des Dadaismus u. Surrealismus. - Rücken schwach gebräunt; sonst gutes, sauberes Exemplar

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        Time out of joint

      Lippincott. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1959. First. Hardcover. Exceedingly clean copy. Boards clean and straight, slightest bit of rubbing to first bottom front corner and bottom spine edge. Dust jacket is price-intact, very lightly rubbed rear cover. Small closed tear at upper spine, very slight rubbing. ; 221 pages .

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        Les roses,, 24 Doppelblätter mit je einer ganzseitigen Original-Radierung und je 2 x 4 Zeilen Text in (FRANZÖSISCHER SPRACHE),

      Paris, Alexandre Loewy, 1959 - 2 weisse Bl., 2 nn. Bl. Vortitel und Titel, 24 Doppelblatt, 2 nn. Bl., OUmschlag- und 25 ganzseitige Orig.-Radierungen von Imre Reiner SEHR SCHÖNES EXEMPLAR im Impressum nummeriertes und von Imre Reiner eigenhändig signiertes und datiertes Exemplar 98 von 105 (GA 130) auf Papier d'Auvergne à la main du Moulin Richard-de-Bas. - Die Radierungen in der Platte signiert. ÜBER DIE VERLAGSSEITIGE AUSSTATTUNG HINAUS SIND ALLE 24 ORIGINAL-RADIERUNGEN VON IMRE REINER EIGENHÄNDIG SIGNIERT und geben damit dem Exemplar einen unikaten Charakter. Sprache: Deutsch 32 x 26, helle Original-Broschur mit einer Original-Radierung in einem OPp-Mappe mit Holzfurnier-Bezug

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        Observations Comments by Truman Capote

      Simon & Schuster 1959 - Boards very clean, corners sharp and inner pages unmarked. Acetate cover in fair condition, 2" tear to upper rear cover, 1" at bottom rear cover, small closed tears to flap ends. Slipcase shows 1/2" crack to upper rear corner. Light shelfwear to remaining corners, light rubbing and soiling to front and back. Bright, clean Gravure plates featuring: Pablo Picasso, Andre Gide, The Duke and Dutchess of Windsor, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Alfred Hitchcock, Jean Cocteau, Mae West, Marilyn Monroe. Please Note: This is a large, heavy volume and will require extra postage for international delivery. ; 14.90 X 11 X 1 inches; 152 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Teatro alla Scala. Quinta Rappresentazione di Carmen. Opera in quattro atti dal racconto di Prosper Merimee. Musica di Georges Bizet. Dekoratives Plakat zur Aufführung von Carmen in der Mailänder Scala. Eigenhändig signiert von Nino Sanzogno (als Dirigent), Giulietta Frugoni Siminiato (als Carmen) und Franco Corelli (als Don Jose). Mailand 1959

      Mailand: Grafiche Manifesti Confalonieri 1959 - dekoratives in rot, braun und beige farbig gedrucktes Original-Plakat, Folio-Großformat (38 x 27,5 cm), Plakat mit Text in italienischer Sprache, original in blauer und brauner Tinte vom Dirigenten Nino Sanzogno, von der Opernsängerin Giulietta Siminiato und vom Opernsänger Franco Corelli eigenhändig signiert, geglättete Mittelfalz, sauberes und tadellos erhaltenes Exemplar, sehr schönes und ausgezeichnet erhaltenes Ensemble mit drei seltenen Autographen auf einem Plakat dieser bedeutenden Aufführung nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg, in dieser sehr seltenen Zusammenstellung für uns anderenorts nicht nachweisbar, museal und auktionswürdig Nino Sanzogno (1911-1983) war ein gefeierter italienischer Dirigent und Komponist, Giulietta Fragoni Simionato (1910-2010) berühmte italiensiche Opernsängerin, Franco Corelli (1921-2003) galt als einer der bedeutendsten Tenöre seiner Zeit, seit 1954 Opernstar an der Mailänder Scala - großer und/oder schwerer Artikel mit zusätzlichen Kosten für Versand und Versicherung - heavy and/or oversized item with additional costs for shipping and insurance - please ask us before you order this article 2100 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Cider With Rosie (With The Scarce Book Society Promotional Band : Signed By The Author)

      The First UK Printing published by The Hogarth Press in 1959.The BOOK is in near FINE condition with light pushing at the spine tips.Free from inscriptions, markings and erasures.The true first issue containing the passage on page 272 describing the fires at the piano-works, which was subsequently suppressed.The gilt titling remains very bright.The WRAPPER is complete and is in near FINE condition.Accompanied by the very scarce Book Society Choice PROMOTIONAL BAND which is complete and is in FINE condition.The spine colouring is remarkably unfaded! The John Ward designed wraparound artwork and band look very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover.A very sharp copy!The book is accompanied by a loosely inserted title page from the paperback version of this title.This has been INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author:'For Chas, who gave us resonance, thanks Laurie Lee ,St.Pauls 1980'.Please note that the book has NOT been directly signed but is accompanied by this loose author Signed title page.A collectible item. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

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        MEXICO CITY BLUES.

      Grove Press (1959)., New York: - First edition in FIRST-ISSUE, black-and-white dust jacket (vs. color), which is slightly taller than the book as usual. In presumed VARIANT BINDING with spine lettering stamped in silver versus the normally seen gold. "242 choruses" of Kerouac's experimental poetry -- "I want to be considered a jazz poet blowing a long blues in an afternoon jam session on Sunday" (Kerouac, from the jacket flap). Spine ends and corners slightly rubbed, touch of rubbing to "M" in title on spine, faintest of glass rings to front cover, otherwise near fine. The dust jacket is bright and, with the exception of tiny nicks to the flap corners, is free of chips and tears, but there is a faint stain to top corner of front panel and it appears a tapped-on label was removed from the bottom of the spine (library label?), leaving tanned areas around the edges of where it had been (it would have measured approximately 1.5 x 1.5"). Otherwise the jacket is near fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Goodbye Columbus

      Houghton Mifflin Company, 1959. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston 1959. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Printing, no additional printings. Black cloth boards. Jacket priced at $3.75. Signed by Philip Roth on an unattached bookplate. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, light shelf wear. Light spots, light age toning. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, age toning. Short tears. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        Ben-Gurion: The Biography of an Extraordinary Man

      Garden City: Doubleday and Company. 1959. Early reprint. Some scattered spotting to the boards, thus very good in near fine dustwrapper. Signed by David Ben-Gurion in Hebrew on the front fly. .

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        Goodbye Columbus

      Andre Deutsch, London 1959 - The scarce British edition, much rarer than its US counterpart. A First Edition, [First Printing] of 'Goodbye Columbus' by Philip Roth in Very Good condition in a Very Good condition dust jacket published by Andre Deutsch in 1959. [Edition identified by: 1) publisher's imprint information states 'First published in 1959 by Andre Deutsch Limited' and 2) no later editions or printings stated in the publisher's imprint information] Very Good/Very Good:: A tidy example, in a tidy dust jacket. All notable faults: Dust jacket has a few short closed tears, minor wear on the corners, light to moderate browning and pencil mark over price [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Madeline and the Gypsies

      Viking Press 1959 - A fine first edition in a fine price-clipped dust jacket signed by Bemelmans on the half-title page. Housed in a slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Naked Lunch

      Grove Press, New York 1959 - First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Printing" printed on the copyright page. A wonderful copy. This ORIGINAL First Issue dustjacket with NO zip code or Roman numeral printed on the back panel is rich in color with slight wear to the edges. The book is in excellent condition and appears UNREAD. The binding is tight with a hint of wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A superb copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Alan M. Turing

      W. Heffer & Sons Ltd 1959 - Octovo hardcover, tight binding with bright white pages, the covers have faint toning on bottom edge, prior owner name, else NFINE+++ in bright dustjacket, no obvious wear light toning to spine, now in clear mylar wrap. Solid copy , looks to have been seldom if ever read. A genius of great thought, originality with impish sense of humor, made famous in recent movie of WWII and his effort to crack the German Enegma machine and help win the war. Quite scarce book. ; Octovo; 157pp pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mossback Books]
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        BONNE A TOUT FAIRE.

      Sans lieu ni date ni nom [Paris, Eric Losfeld, vers 1959] - Bonne à tout faire. Roman érotique clandestin publié par Eric Losfeld (vers 1959) illustré de 6 dessins par Mario Tauzin. Tirage annoncé à 900 exemplaires. Exemplaire neuf, non coupé. On joint une photographie signée d'un amateur averti (qui en vaut au moins deux) . ANONYME - Publié par Eric LOSFELD - Mario TAUZIN illustrateur BONNE A TOUT FAIRE. Sans lieu ni date ni nom [Paris, Eric Losfeld, vers 1959] 1 volume in-8 (19 x 12 cm), broché, couverture imprimée en rouge et vert avec encadrement. 151 pages. 6 illustrations hors-texte au trait imprimée sur papier glacé, par Mario Tauzin (non signées). Exemplaire neuf, non coupé, jamais lu. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. TIRAGE A 900 EXEMPLAIRES. ON JOINT LA PHOTOGRAPHIE SIGNÉE AUTOGRAPHE (TIRAGE ARGENTIQUE D’ÉPOQUE) D'UN GRAND AMATEUR DE BONNES A TOUT FAIRE . "French Minister for Industry and Foreign Trade, mars 1993" (puis président du fond monétaire international de 2007 à 2011). Format 12 x 7 cm env. (Photo sur demande). Ouvrage condamné pour la première fois le 9 juillet 1962. Référence : Dutel, Bibliographie des ouvrages érotiques publiés clandestinement en français entre 1920 et 1970, n°1108. "Je regardais le morceau et pensais qu'il ne me serait pas possible de l'enfourner, car, maintenant, j'avais envie d'embrasser la chose . Une sorte de volupté malsaine m'envahissait et je ne savais plus ce que je faisais. Tout à coup, je me décidais et, ouvrant la bouche toute grande, je fis entrer toute entière la tête de la chose qui tressaillit au contact de mes lèvres et de la langue. Puis, instinctivement, je me mis à la sucer, lentement, l'enfonçant parfois jusqu'au fond de ma gorge et me retirais ensuite en le serrant entre mes lèvres . [.] Ça me fit une étrange sensation. Je ne pouvais pas bouger et j'étouffais sous le liquide chaud et gluant. Alors, j'avalais tout." (extrait) SUPERBE EXEMPLAIRE, TEL QUE PARU CLANDESTINEMENT, DE CE LIVRE RARE ET JOLIMENT ILLUSTRÉ PAR MARIO TAUZIN (1909-1979). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Americans

      New York: Grove Press, (1959). Near fine copy in a very good jacket with a small chip at the top front panel, otherwise bright and complete. A nice copy, with fine provenance, of one of the seminal books of 20th century history. Housed in a custom clamshell box, with a SIGNED copy of McDarrah's Beat Scene included.. First U.S. Edition (the preferred edition). Small oblong quarto. Introduction by Jack Kerouac (not in the French edition). Photographer Fred McDarrah's copy, with his ownership stamp. (McDarrah worked at the Village Voice for several decades and photographed nearly every important cultural event in New York during the 60s-80s; he was particularly known for his images of Beat personalities, especially Jack Kerouac.) The ultimate photographic travelogue, and one of the two or three most important American photobooks of the century. (Parr / Badger, v1, 247; Roth 150-151; Open Book 176-177; Auer 375).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        THE BUTTERFLY TREE

      Philadelphia: Lippincott, (1959). First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. 8vo. Original quarter orange cloth over black cloth boards. Very good in like jacket. Mild shelf-wear and sunning to extremities. Slight lean. In very good DJ designed by Andy Warhol. Some toning and sunning to spine. Mild wear to edg- es. A faint spot or two of soil. SIGNED by Warhol in full to front panel of the jacket. Scarce example of Warhol's early com- mercial book design. A poignant novel set in Alabama and based heavily on Bell's own experiences. Though well re- viewed at the time of publication, THE BUTTERFLY TREE sold poorly. Nevertheless, The University of Alabama republished it in 1991 and the book is now recognized as a significant contribution to the lit- erature of the state. Similarly, Warhol's early graphic design is in- creasingly seen as an important and fertile period in his career, and examples of his dust-jacket work are becoming increasingly uncom- mon. And rare when signed by the artist, this being only the second we've encountered. [READING ANDY WARHOL p. 294].

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        Teatro alla Scala. Quinta Rappresentazione di Carmen. Opera in quattro atti dal racconto di Prosper Merimee. Musica di Georges Bizet. Dekoratives Plakat zur Aufführung von Carmen in der Mailänder Scala. Eigenhändig signiert von Nino Sanzogno (als Dirigent), Giulietta Frugoni Siminiato (als Carmen) und Franco Corelli (als Don Jose). Mailand 1959

      Mailand: Grafiche Manifesti Confalonieri, 1959. dekoratives in rot, braun und beige farbig gedrucktes Original-Plakat, Folio-Großformat (38 x 27,5 cm), Plakat mit Text in italienischer Sprache, original in blauer und brauner Tinte vom Dirigenten Nino Sanzogno, von der Opernsängerin Giulietta Siminiato und vom Opernsänger Franco Corelli eigenhändig signiert, geglättete Mittelfalz, sauberes und tadellos erhaltenes Exemplar, sehr schönes und ausgezeichnet erhaltenes Ensemble mit drei seltenen Autographen auf einem Plakat dieser bedeutenden Aufführung nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg, in dieser sehr seltenen Zusammenstellung für uns anderenorts nicht nachweisbar, museal und auktionswürdig; 1. Nino Sanzogno (1911-1983) war ein gefeierter italienischer Dirigent und Komponist, Giulietta Fragoni Simionato (1910-2010) berühmte italiensiche Opernsängerin, Franco Corelli (1921-2003) galt als einer der bedeutendsten Tenöre seiner Zeit, seit 1954 Opernstar an der Mailänder Scala

      [Bookseller: historicArt Antiquariat & Kunsthandlung]
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        The Americans

      New York: Grove Press, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition, first printing. Near Fine, in a Very Good dust jacket with price intact. Pages toned. Binding lightly shaken, as is common with this title. The dust jacket shows light toning, several short, closed edge tears, and two chip missing from the rear panel. A nicer copy than normally encountered.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Leatherstocking Saga (1959) (Bing Crosby's copy) (Signed)

      New York, NY: Pantheon Books, 1959. Book. Illus. by Reginald Marsh. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Bing Crosby and Kathryn Crosby. Fifth Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover in Very Good condition. Beige boards and green cloth spine with gilt lettering and design on spine. Slight bumping on top and bottom of spine and top corners. Binding tight. Pages clean. 833 pages. Illustrations by Reginald Marsh throughout book. SIGNED on illustrated bookplate printed with "KATHRYN AND BING CROSBY" in blue ink "Kathryn, Bing" . Book is protected by a boxed cover which is in Good condition, some chips and wear on edges and a little chipping on cover. Stated on boxed cover under title "Being those parts of The Deerslayer, The Last of the Mohicans, The Pathfinder, The Pioneers, and The Prairie which specifically pertain to Natty Bumppo, otherwise known as Pathfinder, Deerslayer, or Hawkeye". Noted in book Fifth Edition. A very special edition signed by the greatest singer of the twentieth century, Bing Crosby..

      [Bookseller: Rare Finds Booksellers]
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        LA ESCENOGRAFÍA CINEMATOGRÁFICA.

      - 160 pp. Fotografías e ilustraciones. Enc. editorial. Edic. Rialp. Madrid, 1959. "La escenografía es un elemento cinematográfico que precede al rodaje. Las localizaciones, los decorados y escenarios,así como el vestuario, el maquillaje, la peluquería son de hecho la manera de representar la realidad interna del guión,& Ofertas en papel SESENTA Y SEIS [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Galgo]
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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Paysages retrouvés.

      André et Pierre Gonin, Lausanne, 1959 - couverture rempliée. En feuilles avec chemise souple et chemise cartonnée de l?éditeur. Sous emboitage de l?éditeur.Chaque livre est illustré de quarante aquarelles différentes d?un volume à l?autre. Tirage limité à 40 exemplaires sur papier grand vélin d?Arches pur chiffon numéroté n.° III / XL. Bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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        Poids et mesures EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Paris: Les impénitents, 1959. Fine. Les impénitents, Paris 1959, 19,5x28,5cm, en feuilles sous chemise et étui. - Edition 140 numbered copies printed on Rives vellum and illustrated with a frontispiece engraved by Lucien Coutaud chisel, as well as 12 original etchings inset Jean Peschard.Notre copy is one of 10 to have a suite remark about Hodomura Japan, a series of unpublished boards and a series of 8 boards signed by Jean Peschard.En addition, it is exceptionally enriched with a brass used for printing one of illustrations.Une clear and harmless little wetness leading the first flat of the copy chemise.Bel. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à 140 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin de Rives et illustrée d'un frontispice gravé au burin par Lucien Coutaud, ainsi que de 12 eaux-fortes originales hors-texte de Jean Peschard. Notre exemplaire est l'un des 10 à comporter une suite avec remarque sur Japon ancien Hodomura, une suite de planches inédites et une suite de 8 planches signées par Jean Peschard.En outre, il est exceptionnellement enrichi d'un des cuivres ayant servi à l'impression de l'une des illustrations. Une claire et petite mouillure sans gravité en tête du premier plat de la chemise. Bel exemplaire.

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        Nocturne, op. 60.

      London, Boosey & Hawkes. 1959 - Original wrappers, Hawkes Pocket Scores no. 713. -- SIGNED, inscribed on title page by Benjamin Britten "For John [Whitbeck] Clark [etc.] and also SIGNED by "+ Peter Pears, New York 1967." This score is also SIGNED, inscribed to John Clark by "Alma Mahler Werfel Oct. 60" on the dedication page (Nocturne op. 60 is dedicated To Alma Mahler) -- Softcover. Condition: very good (light wear and tanning) The collector's name is blind-stamped on front cover. -- A RARE COLLECTIBLE, a confluence of three important signatures. Britten composed Nocturne for Pears' voice; historically, Alma Mahler-Werfel was in attendance at a private 1942 Britten/Pears performance, and was a long-time admirer going forward. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bucks County Bookshop]
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