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        Things Fall Apart

      McDowell Obolensky, 1959. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. McDowell Obolensky, New York 1959. First American Edition / First Printing. Dated 1959 with no additional printings. Cloth boards. Jacket priced at $3.75. Book Condition: Very Good+, tight spine, clean boards. Age toning at the endpaper, foxing on page 78-79. Ownership stamp at the rear endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, shelf wear, light spots. Age toning, lightly chipped at the head of the jacket spine. Short tear. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        Miguel Street

      The First UK printing published by Andre Deutsch in 1959.The BOOK is in VERY GOOD++ or better condition.Light toning to the text block with mild pushing at the spine tips. Previous owner's name to the front blank end paper.Small remnant of bookseller sticker to the lower front pastedown (Muir Marshall Limited, Trinidad).A hint of spotting to the end papers. Gilt titling slightly dulled but remain very bright.The WRAPPER is complete and is in VERY GOOD++ or better condition. Mild toning to the spine colouring. Mild edge wear at the spine ends with a little rubbing at the corners.The Stephen Russ designed wrapper looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover.The Nobel Laureate's scarce third novel. Collectible. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

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        Naked Lunch

      Grove Press, New York 1959 - First Edition, First Printing. This First Issue dustjacket with NO zip code or Roman numeral printed on the back panel has small chip to the top panel NOT effecting any lettering and some wear to the edges. The book is in nice shape with light wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A collectable copy of this First Edition that has the words "First Printing" printed on the copyright page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Two Christmas Tales

      Berkeley: The Hart Press,, 1959. Illustrated by Victor Anderson. Small quarto. Original illustrated wrappers, titles to front cover in black. Decorated title page and historiated initials. Minor fading to wrappers, corners lightly creased. An excellent copy. First edition in book form, and published as a limited edition of 150 copies, none of which were offered for sale. The tales originally appeared in the Toronto Star Weekly, on 23 December 1923. With the publisher's compliments slip laid-in. Scarce.

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        Corpo diplomatico portuguez. Contendo os actos e relações politicas e diplomaticas de Portugal com as diversas potencias do mundo, desde o seculo XVI até os nossos dias.

      Lisbon, Typographia da Academia Real das Sciencias / Imprensa Nacional, 1862-1959. - Small folio (224 x 284 mm). 15 vols. (final vol. in 2 parts), uniformly bound in half tan sheep over decorated boards, spines gilt with raised bands in five compartments, decorated endleaves. Some original printed wrappers bound within. All edges sprinkled. First editions (except vol. 15, pt. 1: 2nd ed.); all that was published of this massive project. The "Corpo diplomatico" deals with the relations between Portugal and the Roman Curia, presenting a chronologically arranged sequence of documents of the 16th and 17th centuries. The Portuguese Empire was the first global empire in history, and the sources here edited - frequently citing the significant Portuguese royal title of "King of Portugal and the Algarves, on this side of the sea, and on the other side in Africa, lord of Guinea and of the naval and commercial conquest of Ethiopia, Arabia, Persia, and India" - provide substantial information on the principal world issues and conflicts during that vast Empire's first era. Much of the diplomatic correspondence concerns conflicts between the worlds of Christianity and Islam: in one letter, King Manuel describes his attacks on and victories over the local Muslim rulers ("the Saracens are thrown into confusion"; "our men attacked and burned maritime towns belonging to the Saracens, situated on the mainland"; cf. vol. I, p. 116f.), and in a Papal Breve, Pius V praises the strengthening of the Maltese fortifications after the Great Siege of Malta ("erit opportunissimum adversus Turcas, et praedones Afros totius christiani populi propugnaculum", vol X, p. 226). Many volumes, but VII through XI in particular, contain material on the Arabian Gulf (Basra, Bahrain, Muscat, and Ormuz): "Ormuz, que he cabeça de todo o Reino de Ormuz [.] e na dita Cidade de Ormuz fortaleza minha com muita gente de christâos portuguezes" (vol. II, p. 374); "o vejo, que se se faz guerra ao Turco e Vossa Alteza quer, sem despesa de quasi nada, o Egipto e Suria e Arabia seraom vossos" (vol. III, p. 243); "e asy mandou que se reteuessem todas as naos, que viessem da India a Judá e a Meca" (p. 397); "se entende hum muito boom socedimento pella armada de Vossa Alteza na ilha de Banrrehem [= Bahrain] de que se deve ter muito contentamento assi pella reputaçâo" (vol. VIII, p. 372); "e depois em Ormuz poderia saber o acontesimento de Baharem" (p. 468); "toda a costa de Melinde ate Moçambique e assi da outra de Adem ate Ormuz quererâo por alguma d aquellas tentar ardis [.] A Baçora vai tambem muita somma de especiaria" (vol. IX, p. 110f.); "O negocio he grave e de muita consideraçâo e em ser muita a somma da speciaria que vem pello mar Roxo ao Cayro e pello de Ormuz a Bacora" (p. 135); "Andre Ribeiro que com Joâo de Lisboa foi cativo em Mazcate" (p. 175); "creo tambem que elles lá ou nos quá nâo sabemps o que passa em Bacora porque se n aquella ilha creserem galees sem hirem do mar Roxo, como as que ali vierâo quando de caminho tomarâo Mascate nâo sey por onde viessem as outras" (p. 305); "pera o resgate dos portugueses que estam cativos no Cayro, e forom presos em Mazcate" (p. 382; cf. p. 485); etc. - Furthermore, there are reports on the Portuguese in Suez, Africa (including Angola, Mozambique, Guiné, Sofala, Morocco, Arguin, Cabo Verde, Congo, São Thomé, Ethiopia), Brazil (Bahia, Maranhão, Rio de Janeiro, Pernambuco), the Azores, India (in nearly every volume, including Goa, Cochin, Damão, Malabar), and the Far East (Malacca and the Moluccas, with a few sections on Macau, China, and Japan scattered in vols. X-XIV). The work also provides a wealth of detail about the Inquisition and "cristãos novos" (both discussed in almost every volume), the Jesuits (vols. V-XV), the Council of Trent (vols. VI-X), Protestant activity (particularly in England), the Restauração, the Dutch in Brazil, the wars with the Turks on land and sea, and the activities of D. Sebastião and St. Charles Borromeu, the Order of Malta, and Cardinal Mazarin. Among the most notable texts are Ambas [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      New York:: Grove Press. (1959).. 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. .

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        The Baron in the Trees [Inscribed Association Copy]

      NY: Random House. (1959). An early American publication of one of the most inventive Italian writers of the postwar period. This copy is inscribed by Calvino to Susan Cheever: "For Susan and for the trees of her country/ Italo Calvino/ 27 March 1960." Calvino spent six months in the U.S. from 1959-1960, most of it in New York. Susan Cheever would have been 16 at the time of this inscription, presumably living with her family in Westchester, where her father, John Cheever, was writing stories about Italy for The New Yorker. The Cheevers had spent 1957 in Italy. Foxing to endpages; very good in a very good, spine-tanned dust jacket with tiny corner chips. Calvino inscriptions are uncommon, and good literary association copies like this one are extremely scarce. First Edition. Hardcover.

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      Paris: Grasset, 1959. Fine. Grasset, Paris 1959, 12x19cm, broché. - First edition, one of 200 numbered copies on Alfa paper and reserved for the press. Precious autograph signed by the author Jean Dubuffet and his wife Lili. A slight hitch minor on the first board. --- 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, un des 200 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa et réservés à la presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé de André Pieyre de Mandiargues à Jean Dubuffet et à sa femme Lili. Un léger accroc sans gravité sur le premier plat.

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        Blick auf Homburg, den Kallmuth und Triefenstein),,

      1959 - Blick entlang des Mainufers flußaufwärts auf Homburg, seine Weinlage Kallmuth und auf der anderen Uferseite Triefenstein. Großformatige Bleistiftzeichnung von Willi Greiner, re. u. monogr. "GW" und dat. 6. IV.(19)59. Ca. 34 c 48 cm. - Unter Glas mit Passepartout staubdicht neu gerahmt. Etwas wellig, aber sauber. - Die Rahmung im Preis inbegriffen. - Klar strukturierte Zeichnung mit breitem und weichem Stift. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 0

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        (Blick auf Homburg, den Kallmuth und Triefenstein),

      1959.. . Blick entlang des Mainufers flußaufwärts auf Homburg, seine Weinlage Kallmuth und auf der anderen Uferseite Triefenstein. Großformatige Bleistiftzeichnung von Willi Greiner, re. u. monogr. "GW" und dat. 6. IV.(19)59. Ca. 34 c 48 cm. - Unter Glas mit Passepartout staubdicht neu gerahmt. Etwas wellig, aber sauber. - Die Rahmung im Preis inbegriffen. - Klar strukturierte Zeichnung mit breitem und weichem Stift.

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

      The Hogarth Press 1959 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Langsner, Jules. Foreword by James Elliott. FOUR ABSTRACT CLASSICISTS. San Francisco & Los Angeles, CA: San Francisco Museum of Art & Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1959. First Edition. Oblong 8vo. Illustrated Wrappers. Exhibition Catalog. Near Fine. 70pp, 4 color and 40 b&w illustrations. Designed by Louis Danziger. With artists' biographies and exhibition histories. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. This is elegant catalogue published in conjunction with the ground-breaking 1959 San Francisco Museum of Art exhibition of ten paintings each by Karl Benjamin, Lorser Feitelson, Frederick Hammersley, and John McLaughlin entitled "Four Abstract Classicists". An internally most handsome example of this uncommon document showing some light overall wear, soiling and age-toning to its stark black and white covers. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 024476

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      New York: Signet, 1959. First Edition. New. First Printing. A Fine Review Copy with the Signet Review Slip laid in. Review copies of Thompson's books, as well as mass market paperbacks, are most uncommon. Basis for the 1972 film directed by Sam Peckinpah, starring Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw, and a 1993 remake starring Alex Baldwin, Kim Basinger, and Michael Madsen.

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        The Hobbit or There and Back Again.

      Eleventh impression, 8vo, 18.5cm, 315pp, colour frontis, London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1959. - Colour frontispiece, map endpapers, drawings in the text, dust-jacket and pictorial cloth by the author. Light green cloth, titled and decorated in black. Immaculate pictorial dust-jacket. Bookplate of the ballet critic Kathrine Sorley Walker. A fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Friedhof der Maulwürfe (talpa europea) oder geländegänge in tagesläufen. Number six of only thirty copies printed. WITH 4 of the extra original SIGNED etchings by Asger Jorn.

      - Munich, published by Van de Loo, 1959. Folio in the original boards, very well preserved + with extra etchings signed by Jorn. Book is 42, (2) pages and illustrated with eight original etchings by Asger Jorn. Book is signed by both C. Caspari and Asger Jorn. In slipcase. Slipcase is edgeworn, the book and etchings all in excellent condition. No. VI (Number six) of only 30 copies, book is complete with all the original etchings and included is also 4 of the 8 extra original SIGNED etchings in the original folder. Beautiful copy. More pictures available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Jonathan Cape, UK 1959 - Goldfinger by Ian Fleming First Edition First Impression Jonathan Cape 1959. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Covers fine in VG original first state dust jacket. Not price clipped. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Norman Granz presents Concert with Duke Ellington and his Orchestra

      Frankfurt: Michel + Kieser novum,, 1959. Deutsches Museum, Kongreß-Saal [Munich], Sonntag 11 Oktober 1959, 20 Uhr. Vintage off-set litho. concert poster, A1 format (840 × 597 mm) In excellent state. First printing. Superb expressionist poster for a concert during Ellington's hugely successful European tour of 1959. Following his appearance at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1956, Ellington caught the attention of a new audience, and in '59 he took a classic line-up, featuring Clark Terry, Cat Anderson, Paul Gonsalves, Harry Carney, and the recently returned Johnny Hodges on tour, to rapturous responses. Günther Kieser (born 1930) is one of Germany's pre-eminent poster artists whose work can be found in the collections of major museums including, the Tokyo Museum, the Louvre and the Museum of Modern Art. He has had a prolific and varied career, during which his technically innovative, provocative and brilliant designs have kept him in the forefront of European poster art. Kieser is perhaps best known for his jazz and rock concert posters, and particularly for the design work he did for the German concert producers Lippman & Rau from the 1950-80s. His early collaborative atelier with typographer Hans Michel (1952-62) produced some truly remarkable work, graphically highly original, and imbued with a great sensitivity to the aesthetic of the artists being promoted.

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        Naples - Illustré de 14 pointes sèches originales de Bernard BUFFET # SIGNE

      Compagnie Saint-Gobain, Paris 1959 - - PRESENTATION : in-4 en feuilles sous emboitage. - ILLUSTRATION : 14 pointes-sèches originales de Bernard BUFFET. - IMPRIMEUR : Atelier Daragnès. - TIRAGE : Limité à 300 exemplaires. - PAPIER : Vélin d'Arches. - SIGNATURE : Signé au crayon par Buffet au justificatif. - TAILLE : 28 x 38 cm. - REFERENCES : Catalogue raisonné Rheims, ref. #327 à 340. - ETAT : Excellent, défauts à l'emboitage. AUTRES PHOTOS SUR DEMANDE [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Rome: The City and Its People

      New York: Viking Press, 1959 Hardcover SIGNED. First American edition, first printing. Fine cloth-bound hardcover in a Very Good+ dust jacket with light rubbing at the edges, tiny chips at the spine ends and tips, a couple of tiny tears, a small piece of tape to the verso at the heel, a crease to the back flap and one along the length of the spine, and the laminate bubbling at the spine. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs and text by William Klein. 190 pages; b&w gravure-printed plates throughout; 8.75 x 11.25 inches. Text in English. SIGNED BY KLEIN on the contents page, personalized, and inscribed "Rome Sweet Rome." Klein's second book, and one of his six 'city books,' which include: New York (1956); Tokyo (1964); Moscow (1964); Torino (1990); and Paris (2003.) This volume is divided into five chapters: Cittadini di Roma, La Strada, Citta eterna, Ragazzi, and Mondo Cattolico (Roman Citizens, The Street, The Eternal City, Youth, and the Catholic World) with sections of text in between that include extended captions by Klein and quotes from various sources. It was simultaneously published in France, the UK, the US, Italy, and Japan. See: Roth, Book of 101 Books, p.140-143; The Open Book, p.178-179; Auer, 802 Books from the M.+ M. Auer collection, p.388.

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      (OLDENBURG, CLAES). Oldenburg, Claes. CLAES OLDENBURG: MORE RAY GUN POEMS - INITIALED BY THE ARTIST. Initialed by the Artist. NP (New York). ND (1959).: Self-Published, First Edition. 8vo. Stapled Illustrated Wrappers. Artist's Book. Fine. np (8pp), profusely illustrated in b&w. This is Claes Oldenburg's self-published eight page artist's book cum program of whimsical "Ray Gun Poems" drawings reproduced on blue and yellow paper issued in conjunction with the landmark January 1960 exhibition of the artist's "The Street" environment at New York's Judson Church. A spectacularly bright, well-preserved example (entry 6.3 in Richard Axsom and David Platzker's "Printed Stuff: Prints, Posters, and Ephemera by Claes Oldenburg - A Catalogue Raisonné 1958-1996") of this exceedingly uncommon item additionally INITIALED "CO" as is ofttimes Oldenburg's practice in pencil at the lower foredge corner of the gatefold. This is NOT to be confused with the 1973 Moore College of Art exhibition catalogue with the same title. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 024550

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        Universal Dictionary of Violin and Bow Makers. Volumen 1- 5 cpl.

      Amati, Brighton 1959 - ( Erscheinungszeitraum 1959 - 1960, ohne die beiden wesentlich später erschienenen Supplementbände ) Mit zusammen 1280 Seiten sowie einem Porträt William Henleys. Jeweils in Original-Kunstleder gebunden mit OU, Groß8°. Die Schutzumschläge beschädigt und angerändert, fleckig, mit handschriftlicher Buchstabenbezeichnung auf dem schmalen Rücken. Die Einbände etwas angestoßen, Einbandecken angeknickt. Innen wenige Seiten gering fleckig, wenige Seiten mit kleinen Anstrichen. Insgesamt recht gut erhalten. - selten - ( Gesamtgewicht 2500 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Castro at a most pivotal time in Cuban history, January 1959, writes "To the Commander of the Rebel Army" to evacuate Cuban naval bases, and to turn them " over to the officers that the Revolutionary General Staff of the Navy may designate."

      [Havana], [c. January 1959]. 8.25" x 7.25". "Autograph Document Signed twice, ""Fidel Castro,"" and again in the heading, ""Comandante en Jefe Dr. Fidel Castro,"" 1 page, 8.25"" x 7.25"", [Havana], [n.d., but c. January 1959], accomplished on blue Batista-era Navy Department stationery. Two file holes at top, light creases and light scattered foxing, else fine condition. Castro, in the capacity of Commander-in-Chief of the Cuban Armed forces, orders the rebel army to evacuate Cuban naval installations. The order reads in full (translated): ""To the Commanders of the Rebel Army. It is hereby ordered that the naval installations be evacuated and turned over to the officers that the Revolutionary General Staff of the Navy may designate.""Provisional President Dr. Manuel Urrutia named Castro Commander in Chief of the Cuban Armed forces on January 3, 1959, just as the revolutionary leader was en route to Havana from Santiago following the fall of the Batista regime. Judging from the ad hoc nature of the document, accomplished on Batista-regime stationery without even a date, it is quite probable that this document dates from a very early period of the Castro regime. Initially, Castro allowed the established Cuban Navy to continue in existence, believing that the anti-Batista revolt at Cienfuegos Naval Base in September 1957 as an indication of the navy's potential loyalty to him. Soon afterwards, it became abundantly apparent to Castro that the naval officer corps was only anti-Batista and decidedly not pro-Castro. In response, the Cuban leader began purging the Cuban Navy, stripping it of nearly all of its qualified personnel by the end of 1960. With a small nucleus of loyalists, Castro embarked on reconstructing the naval forces, receiving a good deal of equipment from the USSR. On August 3, 1963, Castro would formerly establish the Cuban Revolutionary Navy (Marina de Guerra Revolucionaria, or MGR), permanently replacing the old Cuban naval establishment."

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        Selected Novels from the Sexton Blake Library

      - London- The Sexton Blake Library 1959 - A 94 volume collection of various Sexton Blake novels. An unbroken run between volumes 432-526. First editions published between 1959-1963. Sexton Blake is a fictional detective who appeared in many British comic strips and novels throughout the 20th century. He was described by Professor Jeffrey Richards on the BBC in The Radio Detectives in 2003 as the poor man's Sherlock Holmes. Sexton Blake adventures appeared in a wide variety of British and international publications (in many languages) from 1893 to 1978, running to over 4,000 stories by some 200 different authors. Originally, Blake was created in the vein of earlier 19th century detectives but in the late 1890s, Blake's authors consciously modelled him on Sherlock Holmes. It was not until 1919 that Blake took on a more distinctive personality. The golden age of the story papers coincided with Blake's golden age, as he became far more action-orientated than Holmes and duelled with a variety of memorable enemies. In November 1955, William Howard Baker took over as editor of the Sexton Blake Library and, in 1956, introduced a successful update of the Blake formula. The Sexton Blake Library found new popularity with faster-moving, more contemporary stories (often influenced by American pulp fiction). Blake, who had moved a number of times over the years, moved to a suite of plush offices in Berkeley Square (while retaining lodgings at Baker Street) and acquired a secretary, Paula Dane, who became a not-quite-love interest for Blake. Tinker was given a real name, Edward Carter, and Blake's office receptionist Marion Lang was introduced as his female counterpart. Condition: In original paper wraps in custom made cloth binders. 9 volumes loose between 504-512. Externally custom binders are generally smart with some bumping, rubbing and marks. Approximately eight volumes per case. Binder for volumes 496-503 withheavy water damage and loss to rear and affecting volumes 503 and 502 with loss. Tidemarks throughout volumes 496-503. Volumes generally very smart with some rubbing, marks and edgewear, heavier to volumes 504-512. Covers still bright. Internally, all volumes generally firmly bound. Some age toning due to paperused but otherwise pages generally clean. Some rust marksfrom binders, particularlyvolumes 496-503. Overall: VERY GOOD with volumes 496-503 GOOD ONLY [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Pfullingen: Verlag Günther Neske, 1959. Fine. Verlag Günther Neske, Pfullingen 1959, 12,5x20,5cm, broché sous chemise et étui. - Edition for of wich no leading copies exists. Autograph signed by the author to his French translator Roger Munier. Our copy is presented in a shirt and a red pouch full cardboard back of the shirt black and red felt shagreen inside. Nice copy. --- 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 pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé de Martin Heidegger à son traducteur en français Roger Munier. Notre exemplaire est présenté sous une chemise et un étui en plein cartonnage rouge, dos de la chemise de chagrin noir et intérieur de feutrine rouge. Bel exemplaire.

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        The Star Conquerors

      Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First Edition, First Printing. Signed by the author. In Very Good condition, in a Near Fine, price-clipped dust jacket. Small ding to spine cloth. Area of discoloration to front cloth roughly 2 x 4 inches, light darkening to spine. Dust jacket shows light rubbing, light edge wear with chipping to corners and spine ends. Presents very well; Signed by the author.

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        The Naked Lunch

      Olympia Press 1959 - A fine first edition in wrappers. Slight colored scrape on foreedge. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Goodbye Columbus

      Very Good Houghton Mifflin Company. J Book Condition: Hardcover Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Goodbye Columbus FIRST EDITION Philip Roth 1ST PRINTING 1959 Signed Bookplate

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        Prisoners of the Tower (2 Vols.)

      1959. Half-Leather. Collectible; Very Good. 1959 photo-offset of the long-hand account of the former chief warder of the Tower of London, of all those imprisoned in the Tower, from Flamburd Runnald (Bishop of Durham) in 1101 to Rudolf Hess in 1941. ONLY 3 SETS OF THIS VALUABLE RECORD WERE MADE-- and all 3 were presented to American institutions. After the chief Warder's death, his widow presented the 2 manuscript books to the British military, which then authorized a few sets to be copied in photo-offset. 2 folio volumes, 247 handwritten pages. Clean and solid and VG+. Bound in 1/2 red morocco over red boards. Bright gilt-lettering and rule to the front panels. A wonderful piece of London history (and British criminology) and a rare glimpse into British attitudes toward punishment and imprisonent over the last milenium.

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        Maigret et les témoins récalcitrants EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Presses de la cité, 1959. Fine. Presses de la cité, Paris 1959, 11,5x16,5cm, broché. - First edition, one of 100 numbered copies on paper luxury only large papiers.Agréable and rare copy. --- 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, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur papier de luxe, seuls grands papiers. Agréable et rare exemplaire.

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        [Op. 36]. IIme. Grande Simphonie en Rè majeur (D dur)... Oeuvre XXXVI Partition. Prix 14 Frs. [Full score]

      Bonn et Cologne: N. Simrock. [PN 1959.]. [1822]. Octavo. Newly bound in marbled boards with printed title label to spine. 1f. (title), 162 pp. Engraved. Lightly browned; moderately foxed; minor dampstaining to title, with Amsterdam vendor's oval handstamp to lower margin. . First German edition, including the metronome markings not found in the earliest printed copies. New Kinsky 211. Hoboken 2, 195. Del Mar source E. One of the last works of Beethoven's so-called "early period," the Second Symphony was premiered at the Theater an der Wien in Vienna on April 5, 1803, conducted by the composer. It was largely composed during Beethoven's stay at Heiligenstadt in 1802, when he began to realize that his deafness might be incurable.

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        The Genetic Control and Cytoplasmic Expression of ?Inducibility? in the Synthesis of β-galactosidase by E. col

      J. Mol. Biol. 1 (1959) 165-78. PAMPHLET. First separate editions. Original wrappers. Offprint. Very good. Staples little rusted. Garrison and Morton 6894 The PaJaMo experiment of PArdee, JAcob, and MOnod broke the impasse in Crick and Brenner's comprehension of how information in the sequence of bases in DNA came to be expressed as a sequence of the amino acids in protein, and thus led to the theory of the messenger and the solution of the coding problem (Judson 390). This was recorded definitively in The Genetic Control and Cytoplasmic Expression of Inducibility in the Synthesis of ?-galactosidase by E. coli, J. Mol. Biol. 1 (1959) 165-78. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good.

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      Mourlot, Fernand. ART IN POSTERS: THE COMPLETE ORIGINAL POSTERS OF BRAQUE - CHAGALL - DUFY - LEGER - MATISSE - MIRO - PICASSO. Monte Carlo, MONACO & New York: Andre Sauret Editeur & George Braziller, Publisher, 1959. First Edition. 4to. Cloth in Illustrated Jacket. Art Monograph. Near Fine/Near Fine. 250pp, 102 color illustrations. Text in English. Issued in 1959, this is the beautifully produced survey of one hundred and two lithographically printed post-war exhibition posters produced (primarily by the renowned Parisian fine art publishers Mourlot Freres) for Georges Braque, Marc Chagall, Raoul Dufy, Fernand Leger, Henri Matisse, Joan Miro, and Pablo Picasso. Each image is sumptuously reproduced photolithographically here in miniature by Mourlot, creating essentially one hundred and two original graphics. A strikingly handsome example in dust jacket of this notoriously fragile, poorly bound volume whose textblock is tight and bright with no loose pages. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. LC 59-13125 Inventory Number: 024505

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        Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition 1804-1806

      New York.: Antiquarian Press Ltd.. 1959.. SET OF EIGHT VOLUMES (complete), including the atlas volume (boxed set of 63 map sheets, numbered 1 to 54 (several numbers are further distinguished into A, B etc). Fine condition, original glassine wrappers on all but volume 6 and the atlas volume. This is number 154 of the limited edition of 750 sets, "printed from the original manuscripts in the Library of the American Philosophical Society and by Direction of its committee on Historical Documents. Together with Manuscript material of Lewis and Clark from other sources, including Note-Books, Letters, Maps, etc., and the Journals of Charles Floyd and Joseph Whitehouse. Now for the first time published in full and exactly as written." .

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        Gruzinskoe chekannoe iskusstvo; issledovanie po istorii gruzinskogo srenevekovogo iskusstva.

      Sabchoto Sakartvelo, Tbilisi 1959 - Cloth, 34 cm, 2 vols. Vol. I, Tekst, , xxxi + 690 pages. ; vol. II, Illiustratsii, 602 monochrome photo illustrations. Good set, ex library, but only stamps on front endpapers, some pencil notations to tp, no labels on spines. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poor No More

      New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 706 p. Signed by author on title page in black ink "Bob Ruark" with a flourish. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Jacket spine panel well-sunned, worn at head and tail, rubbed, price intact ($5.95). A very uncommon signature from the late adventurer/ journalist/ novelist.

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        Cider with Rosie. With Drawings by John Ward. [Fourth Impression]. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY

      Hogarth Press 1959 8vo. Fourth impression with frontispiece and numerous illustrations (many full - page) in the text; original green cloth gilt back top lightly dust - soiled a very good bright clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper the latter rubbed at extremities and with minor A PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR WITH HIS SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION [FROM SLAD GLOUCESTERSHIRE] ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. The recipient's signature is also on front free endpaper.

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        The Naked Lunch

      Octavo. 225p. Number 76 in the Traveller's Companion Series, published by Maurice Girodias in Paris in 1959. First edition, first state."First published in Paris, July 1959, as The Naked Lunch in the Olympia Press Traveller's Companion Series?"other titles in the series include Samuel Beckett's Molloy (1955), Henry Miller's Quiet Days in Clichy (1956), and Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita (1955), as well as other lesser known works like School for Sin (1955), Tender was my Flesh (1955), and The Whip Angels. Olympia publisher Maurice Girodias had initially turned down Naked Lunch, but changed his mind when parts of the book began appearing in literary journals such as the Chicago Review, Big Table, and Y?gen. The dustjacket of Naked Lunch, shown here, was designed by Burroughs himself." from Columbia University Libraries.

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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 and George Braziller, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. Very good or better in a very good or better unclipped dust jacket. Some very light spotting, foxing to the boards; front hinge sprung. Jacket is particularly bright, with only a small spot of soiling to the spine at heel, else fine. Original mylar jacket protector present and in remarkably good shape, only a small chip and one minor tear. No markings or inscriptions, all plates present, binding uncommonly tight. All in all a very strong copy of this notoriously fragile publication.

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      Marseille: Les cahiers du sud, 1959. Fine. Les cahiers du sud, Marseille 1959, 14,5x23,5cm, broché. - Edition originale hors commerce imprimée à 100 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seul tirage avec quelques exemplaires d'auteur, le nôtre imprimé spécialement pour Thomas Stearns Eliot. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à son ami et traducteur pour les Etats-Unis Allen (Tate) : " Pour vous, mon cher Allen, en bien vive et profonde admiration". spine et plats légèrement et marginalement passés, deux petites déchirures sans gravité en tête et en pied du spine.   --- 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 hors commerce imprimée à 100 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seul tirage avec quelques exemplaires d'auteur, le nôtre imprimé spécialement pour Thomas Stearns Eliot. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Saint-John Perse à son ami et traducteur pour les Etats-Unis Allen (Tate) : " Pour vous, mon cher Allen, en bien vive et profonde admiration". Dos et plats légèrement et marginalement passés, deux petites déchirures sans gravité en tête et en pied du dos.  

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      Simon and Schuster, New York 1959 - Octavo, cloth backed boards. An 87th Precinct novel. Filmed in Japan 1963 by Akira Kurosawa as High and Low (Tengoku to Jigoku). Age darkening to text block, name in ink to front paste down (hidden by flap) a nearly fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with light edge rubbing and mild shelf wear to spine ends. (14940) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Zazie dans le métro EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Paris: Gallimard, 1959. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1959, 12x19cm, broché. - First edition, one of 158 numbered copies on pure wire, deluxe edition after 40 Holland. Nice copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 158 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, tirage de tête après 40 Hollande. Bel exemplaire.

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