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        Goldfinger

      UK: Jonathan Cape, 1959. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Goldfinger by Ian Fleming First Edition Jonathan Cape 1959. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Clean edges to text block, covers fine and unmarked. Gilt still very much bright in original near fine first state dust jacket. Not price clipped and with none of the usual toning or darkening to spine.

      [Bookseller: Brought to Book Ltd]
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        Große Dampfkraftwerke. Planung, Ausführung und Bau. Band 1-3 (in 4). Band 1: Kraftwerksatlas mit Kennwerten von 200 Kraftwerken, 98 Kraftwerksbeschreibungen und 6 Ausführungsbeispielen. Band 2: Die Lehre vom Kraftwerksbau. Band 3: Die Kraftwerksausrüstung. Teil A + B. [4 Bd.]. Band 3 Teil A: Brennstoff, Wasser, Dampferzeugung, Rohrleitungen, Elektrotechnik. Teil B: Dampf- u. Gasturbinen, Generatoren. Leittechnik (Automatisierung, Steuerung, Regelung, Überwachung). Nebenanlagen, Hilfseinrichtungen, Unterhaltunge. Mit einem Anhang: Beispiele neuzeitlicher Kraftwerke.

      Berlin, Springer Vlg., 1959-1968. - 1073, 740, 744, 773 S., Mit Abb., Illustrationen u. Faltkarten. Mit Kartenbeilage. Bibl.-Ex. Guter Zustand. Einige wenige S. knickspurig. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 9665

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Haker GmbH & Co. KG]
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        Zwettler Codex 420. Hin und her. Hin süsse und vergnügt, her bitter und betrübt. Treu gegebene Nachricht durch einem im Jahre 1748 aus Europa in West-America, nahmentlich in die Provinz Paraguay abreisenden und im Jahre 1769 nach Europa zurukkehrenden Missionarium (erster Teil, nur dieser) (Veröffentlichungen zum Archiv für Völkerkunde Museum für Völkerkunde Wien; Band 4/1)

      Wien Braumüller 1 Auflage dieser Ausgabe 444 Seiten 25 cm Leinen gebunden fadengeheftet geprägte Deckel- und Rückenbeschriftung 1959 - gut erhaltenes Exemplar mit Gebrauchsspuren am Einband, hier kleine Flecke, der Buchblock weist diese Flecke nicht auf, ist fest in der Bindung und einwandfrei 1250 gr.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bernhard]
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        L\'Homme déguisé en Homme.

      Lausanne, Gonin, 1959. 156 S. mit 16 Radierungen von Hans Fischer auf Tafeln 4°, lose Bogen in Chemise, OHPergmt.-Umschlag in OSchuber Eines von 200 Ex. (GA 250). - Druckvermerk vom Herausgeber sign. - Zustand tadellos. Versand D: 5,75 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        Goldfinger.

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1959., 1959. First Impression, First Issue, Binding A. Pp.318. Pp. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards with 'skull' design stamped to upper, in original pictorial dust-wrapper designed by Richard Chopping. An exquisite copy, in truly fine condition. The EARLIEST STATE of the binding blocked with extra detail to the skull. Housed in a quarter leather box. Gilbert A7a (1.1)

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Pura Tessin. Aquarell.

      1959 - Monogrammiert in Aquarell. Signiert, datiert und bezeichnet "Friedrich Gotsch 1959 / - Pura Tessin - Aquarell". Auf festerem Velin. Die farbfrische, lichtdurchflutete Straßenszene ist mit breitem Pinsel gemalt. Zwei weibliche Figuren, die wohl eine Last auf den Schultern tragen, führen im Vordergrund in das Bild hinein und strukturieren das Bild und bilden einen Bezugspunkt zur Architektur. - 1920 beginnt F. K. Gotsch ein Studium an der Sächsische Akademie der Künste Dresden und wird ein Meisterschüler von Oskar Kokoschka. Hier hat er Kontakt mit Hilde Goldschmidt und Hans Meyboden. Zu Studienaufenthalten hält er sich in New York, Paris, Italien und Südfrankreich, München und Berlin auf. Bei einem Luftangriff während des Zweiten Weltkriegs wurde sein Berliner Atelier und fast sein komplettes Werk zerstört. Nachdem Gotsch in den ersten Nachkriegsjahren vorrangig kulturpolitisch tätig ist, konzentriert er sich ab 1951 wieder vollständig auf seine künstlerische Arbeit. Nach einer Phase intensiver Auseinandersetzung mit dem Kubismus Picassos und des Experimentierens mit abstrakten Darstellungsformen entwickelt der Künstler den für sein weiteres Werk typischen "späten Expressionismus". Als einer der wenigen gegenständlich malenden Künstler seiner Generation kann sich Gotsch schon zu Lebzeiten öffentlicher Anerkennung erfreuen. - Im Außenrand unbedeutende Knickspur. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Footprints of a Dream: the Story of The Church for the Fellowship of all Peoples

      Harper and Brothers, New York 1959 - A lovely association copy, joining two of the leading figures of the Civil Rights movement. Dorothy Height (1912-2010) was the long serving President of the National Council of Negro Women, and has been described by James Farmer as "one of the Big Six of the civil rights movement." Howard Thurman (1899-1981) was founder and pastor of the Church for the Fellowship of all Peoples in San Francisco, a prolific author, and one of the most influential Black theologians of the Civil Rights era. Octavo. Cloth-backed boards; dustjacket; 157pp. INSCRIBED to Dorothy Height on front endpaper, with Thurman's signature on title page. A straight, tight copy in the original unclipped dustwrapper, lightly rubbed and edgeworn, Very Good. No first edition statement, but correct date-code ("H-I", i.e. August, 1959) on verso of title page. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Dichter in New York. (Poeta en Nueva York). Uit het Spaans naar het Nederlands door Luc. Tournier. Illustraties van Corneille.

      Zaandijk, J. Heijnis Tsz., 1959. Ingenaaid met omslag (omslagtekening Corneille). 116 p. 1e druk.* Exemplaar met originele (Oost-Indische) inkttekening van Corneille, geheel in de stijl van de illustraties in het boek, op de Franse titel. Bovendien met handgeschreven, gesigneerde opdracht van de illustrator: 'A Hans Roest avec toute/ ma sympathie./ Paris 22 Février '60/ Corneille'.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas HOLTHUIS]
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        The Manchurian Candidate

      New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.,, 1959. Octavo. Original blue-cloth backed grey boards patterned in red, white and blue, spine lettered in white. With the dust jacket designed by Bernard Krigstein. Spine rolled and slightly rubbed at extremities, boards toned towards edges. An excellent copy in the dust jacket with a few nicks, a small chip to rear panel top edge and tape-repair to foot of joint between rear panel and flap. First edition, first printing of the author's second novel. Presentation copy, inscribed "For Gloria & Bert - with warm affection and appreciation - Dick Condon, 3/59, N. Y." on the front free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        La danse du Berger. (Tanz der Hirten). Lithographie.

      1959 - Handschriftlich nummeriert "1097/2000". Im Stein signiert und datiert "17.11.59". Druck auf Velin von Arches (mit Wasserzeichen). Lithographie nach einer Tuschpinselzeichnung vom 17. November 1959 (vgl. Zervos, Vol. 19, Nr. 82). Das Motiv wurde darüber hinaus auch für ein Plakat verwendet (vgl. Czwiklitzer 368). - Blasser Lichtrand, zwei sehr schwache kaum sichtbare Faltspuren im unteren Darstellungsbereich, sonst schönes Blatt. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Original Watercolour Artwork for the 1959 Paperback Edition of The Dark Frontier.

      1959., 1959. The watercolour illustration measures 53cm x 34cm and is SIGNED by the artist, Oliver Brabbins, on the lower left. It is mounted and framed, the total size of the yellow metal effect frame is 75.5cm x 55cm. A striking design of the cover for the First Paperback Edition of this title. Based on the development of weaponry in the year 1936, The Dark Frontier was one of the first novels to predict the invention of a nuclear bomb and its consequences. Ambler evidently had no knowledge of what producing an atomic bomb may involve (even professional physicists at the time had only a vague idea).

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Pre-Masoretic Bible - 3 Volumes - 1956 Facsimile

      Hardcover. Good. 3 volumes. (Folio) original calf and boards, spine labels lettered in gilt. On the basis of this facsimile edition Sperber compiled his Grammar of Masoretic Hebrew (1959). De-accessioned from the Pacific School of Religion, most likely with bookplates, rear endpaper pockets, and/or rubberstamps, spine labels and other markings. 4 manuscripts representing a unique tradition: the Codex Reuchilianus, the Parma Pentateuch, the Parma Bible and the London Bible, and published with a general introduction, detailed description of the manuscripts, and basic conclusions by Alexander Sperber.

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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, 1959, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, 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, Association Copy

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        LYRICS ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. First edition. Trifling rubs to extremes, fine in dust jacket with moderate rubbing and chipping. First edition. xvi, 362p, ix, index, (iii). Gilt-titled brown cloth spine with green cloth covers. INSCRIBED & SIGNED on flyleaf: "For 'Bill Warford - With best wished and kind regards - From Ira Gershwin, Beverly Hills, May, '71." Warford was a minister at the Soldiers & Sailors Home in Quincy, Il and an erstwhile actor.

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        Mad; Humor in a Jugular Vein. Vol. 1, No. 1 - Vol. 1, No 23; with: MAD: Humor in a Jugular Vein, Vol. 1, No, 24 - Vol. 1, No. 51

      New York: EC / Educational Comics, 1959. Wraps. Most issues fine to very fine; a small number slightly less than fine, old tape-mends to the rear wrapper of one of the comic-books (no. 17), in all a splendid run, extremely well-preserved.. Uniform 8vos, 7-1/4 X 10-1/4 in. (numbers 1-23); uniform 4tos, 10-3/4 X 8 in. (numbers 24-51); original printed wrappers. A consecutive run of the first 51 numbers of the iconic periodical of irreverent satire that has entertained several generations of postwar youth. Founded by Harvey Kurtzmann and William L. Gaines, for its first 23 numbers, MAD was a comic book; in July 1955 it changed over to a magazine format. In the course of its long life -- which continues to this day -- there has been virtually no aspect of American culture that MAD has not satirized. It established a model for irreverent humor that led to offpspring such as National Lampoon, The Simpsons, and, it could be argued, a vast array of television, movies, and print-format humor. Among the roster of talent that helped to create MAD have been cartoonists Al Jaffee and Don Martin, Mort Drucker and comic giants such as Ernie Kovacs, Steve Allen, Bob Elliott & Ray Goulding ("Bob and Ray") and Stan Freberg. An excellent run in uncommonly nice condition.

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        A Malay-English Dictionary (Romanised) (2 Volumes)

      London: Macmillan, 1959. Hardcover. Good. 6-9-15. More than 50 years after the publication of Wilkinson's magnum opus of a Malay-English dictionary in English and the Malay Jawi and Rumi scripts, this work confines itself to English and the Rumi (Romanised) script. The is an interesting short preface where the compiler explains "how he came 'to take up so dull a hobby' as writing dictionaries. The first volume covers the Malay letters A to K, while the second volume covers the remainder of the alphabet. As in the original volumes, Wilkinson, where known, gives the origins of the words defined. There is also a short bibliography. 1298 pages. Weight: 3kg. Post free within Malaysia, but, due to its weight, this book is likely to incur additional postal charges when posted outside Malaysia The two volumes appear to be in their original bindings, but the covers have scattered stains and some bubbling of the cloth. The bottom corners of both covers are worn. The binding is tight and the text clear with mild to medium tanning throughout.

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        Dents de lait Dents de Loup

      - P. Pierre de Tartas 1959. In-folio en feuilles sous chemise et étui de l'éditeur. 13 gravures sur cuivre dont une sur la couverture et 2 en couleurs de Jacques VILLON. Tirage limité à 200 exemplaires. Un des 50 sur grand vélin de Rives avec une suite des 2 doubles planches.

      [Bookseller: Librairie In-Quarto]
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        Dreizehn Lithographien zu Gedichten von Federico García Lorca.

      München, Gurlitt 1959 - Einführung von Remigius Netzer. (8 S.) Text, 13 Graphikbl., lose in OPappmappe (diese nur minim. unfrisch). Wenige Bl. mit einigen schwachen Stockfl. im weißen Rand, sonst tadelloses Exemplar. * Erstes Werk der "Neuen-Wolfgang-Gurlitt-Graphik-Serie". Eins von 100 numer. Exemplaren, dieses römisch numeriert, doch liegen die Graphiken nicht wie angegeben auf Japanpapier, sondern auf kräftigem Kupferdruckbütten vor. Alle Blätter vom Künstler monogrammiert. - Diesem Exemplar liegt jedoch eine Folge von acht Blättern dieser Serie auf Japanpapier bei, mit vollem Nachnamen signiert. Insgesamt sind also 21 Graphiken enthalten. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: ANTIQUARIAT MATTHIAS LOIDL]
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        The Currents of Space

      Garden City: Doubleday, 1959 - First Edition. Very light rubbing; near fine in dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        COMPAÑEROS DE VIAJE.

      Edit. Joaquín Horta. Barcelona, 1959 - . 76 pág., 4 h. Cubierta de José María de Martín. Primera edición. Primer libro de poemas del autor. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Praha panoramatická

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

      [Bookseller: Antikvariát Valentinská]
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        The Complaisant Lover

      William Heinemann Ltd, London 1959 - This is an interesting copy as it comes from the private collection of the the actor Paul Scofield. There is an inscription from the author to Scofield, whom he greatly admired, on the front free end paper 'For Paul with affectionate gratitude from Graham, 18.6.59'. Paul Scofield played Clive Root alongside Ralph Richardson in the first production of this play at the Globe Theatre on June 18 1959 directed by John Gielgud. This book was given to Paul by the author in gratitude and the date of the inscription is the first performance. A lovely dramatic association copy. Publisher's original blue cloth binding with title in gilt on spine. In original unclipped dust jacket, price 8s 6d. Dust jacket has some foxing to inside leafs, mark on back cover, spine, top edge and folds are light faded. Binding is fine. Pages bright and clean with minimal foxing to first few and last few pages. This is one of 13 books / plays inscribed to Paul Scofield from their authors and 1 of 18 Greene first editions along with other books from Scofield's private collection that are on sale through this bookseller. Further details and images are available on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Observations

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

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        The Menace From Earth [Publisher's File Copy]

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

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        The Life of the Right Reverend Ronald Knox.

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

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        Groucho and Me

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Grogan]
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        American Epic

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

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        Richter, Hans Theo. - "Weiblicher Akt von rechts vorn".

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

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        Lolita

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

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

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

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        Bargaining Model for the Cooperative n-person Game

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

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        The Naked Lunch

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

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

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

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        Sex Gang (First Edition)

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Psycho

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

      [Bookseller: Hinch Books]
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        Numerische Mathematik.

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

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        Many Loves (Playbill)

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

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        Unpublished photograph of Barney Bigard, Avrill Shaw & Louis Armstrong inscribed " To ... / Best Wishes/ Satchmo/Louis Armstrong/Barney Bigard"

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

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        Snäv modernism eller vid?

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

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        Alan M. Turing. FIRST EDITION.

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

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        Fotografie 1928-58

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

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

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

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        Carnet De La Californie

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

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