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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.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Country of a Thousand Years of Peace and Other Poems

      New York: Alfred A Knopf,, 1959. Octavo. Original pink cloth, titles to spine gilt and front board in blind. With the dust jacket. Spine slightly toned and gently rolled, occasional light foxing to contents; an excellent copy in the jacket with toned spine and slightly rubbed extremities. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, amusingly inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to the poet and literary critic Stephen Yenser and his wife: "Stephen and Lorna Yenser, You made Wisconsin perceptibly intenser than some states I've been once in. James Merrill (and goodbye; not for too long, I hope). Madison, 23.v.67." Merrill dedicated to Yenser his final, posthumous collection, A Scattering of Salts (1995).

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

      NY: Braziller, 1959. Hardcover. Very Good. 15pp+ 102 lithographed plates [all present]+ 8 page descriptive catalog. Some light offsetting to endpapers, else a very good copy with no loose pages and sound hinges. Jacket is lightly edgeworn with a couple of tiny nicks, mylar overlay has a couple of small closed tears and some foxing. Nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Kenneth Mallory Bookseller. ABAA]
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        Alfred Sisley - Catalogue raisonne de l' oeuvre peint. Preface de Charles Durand-Ruel.

      Editions Durand-Ruel, Lausanne 1959.. Folio ( 32,5 x 25,8 cm). Pleine-toile bleue avec titres en or. 360(4) pp. avec quelques portraits de Sisley dans son curriculum vitae et 884 illustrations en b/n. et quatre pl. hors-texte en couleurs dans le catalogue. La reliure avec des frottements et un peu tachetee, la page de titre defectueuse au bord au-dessous avec une manque de 4,6 x 3,3 cm, dans le catalogue 8 ff. avec des pliures. Edition limitee de1200 expl., notre vol avec le no. 519. Preface/Vie de Sisley/Catalogue chronologique/Bibliographie/Index des illustrations/Index des noms. En bon etat. --- Blauer Originalleinenband mit goldgeprägten Einbandtiteln. Der Buchblock mit ein wenig Spiel, das Leinen, vor allem an den Einbandecken, sichtbar berieben, der vordere Buchdeckel mit vier kleinen (ca. 1 x 0,5 cm) Fleckchen. Im Innendeckel mit einer aufgerauten Stelle von ca. 4,5 x 2 cm. Aus dem Titelblatt wurde am unteren Rand eine 4,6 x 3,3 cm große Stelle herausgeschnitten. 360 (4) Seiten mit insgesamt 884 einfarbigen Abbildungen in chronologischer Reihenfolge im Katalogteil, vier farbige ganzseitige Tafelabbildungen sowie weitere Porträts Sisleys im vorangestellten Lebenslauf des Künstlers. Im Katalogteil haben ca. 8 Blatt (Nr 679 - 732) sehr leichte Knickspuren. Der auf Kunstdruckpapier gedruckte Innenteil ist ansonsten sauber, in gutem Zustand und auf Vollständigkeit überprüft. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar.. Limitierte Auflage von 1200 Exemplaren. Der vorliegende Band trägt die Nummer 519. // Gliederung: Vorwort / Das Leben von Alfred Sisley (mit Portraits und farbigen Tafelabbildungen) / Katalogteil / Bibliographie / Bildverzeichnis / Namensregister. #Vitri7

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Bobby Fischer's Games of Chess

      Simon and Schuster 1959 - A fine first edition in a near fine dust jacket. Published when Fischer was 15 years old. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1959., 1959. First edition. Fine, bright, tight copy in dust jacket with light professional internal restoration to head of spine. An exceptional copy.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        Naked Lunch

      Grove Press 1959 - A near fine first edition in a near fine dust jacket, first printing stated on the copyright page. Inscribed and dated by Burroughs on the title page. First issue dust jacket (no zip code or roman numeral on back panel and correct price on front flap). Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        The Naked Lunch

      Paris: Olympia Press,, 1959. Octavo. Original green printed paper wrappers. With the dust jacket. Later price sticker (18NF) over the original printed price on rear panel and price (Francs 1500) on inside rear flap of wrapper crossed through in ink. Spine very slightly faded but an excellent copy in the nicked dust jacket. Quite scarce in this condition. First edition, first impression. Green border on title page.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959. Fine in white boards in the near fine publisher's acetate overlay with only a few tiny nicks, housed in the near fine matching color slipcase, with a small tape shadow where the price label had been affixed.. First Edition. Folio. Richard Avedon's first book, and one of the pillars of 20th century photographic literature. (Roth 148-149, Open Book 174-175).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        OBSERVATIONS Text by Truman Capote.

      NY: Simon and Schuster, 1959. First ed. Avedon, Richard. Folio, 151 pp., b&w plates. Printed glazed boards. A fine, bright copy, but for a slight bump to boards at the top of the spine, with the plain glassine dw which is showing very slight wear. Housed in the publisher's slipcase that is moderately worn. The photographer's first book. and certainly, one of the monuments of twentieth century collaborations between a photographer and author.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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        After his ?return from the Soviet Union and Poland,? Vice President Nixon thanks publisher James Copley for his ?several contributions to the success of the trip?? ? In Moscow, Nixon and Khrushchev had argued publically, accusing each other of threats

      Washington, September 7, 1959. 8" x 10.5". "Typed Letter Signed ?Dick? as Vice President, 1p, 8? x 10.5?. On Vice Presidential stationery. Washington, September 7, 1959. To James S. Copley, La Jolla, California. Headed ?Personal.? Two file holes at top margin. Fine condition.In full, ?Only the combination of long Senate sessions and a heavy travelling schedule since our return from the Soviet Union and Poland has kept me from getting this note of to you sooner to express my deep appreciation for your several contributions to the success of the trip. The complete and generous coverage by the Copley Press, both editorially and in the news columns, was most gratifying, I can assure you. It was a pleasure to have Rembert James aboard as a member of the travelling press, and the suggestions he passed along as a result of his previous experiences in the Soviet Union were most helpful.?Herb, of course, did his usual superb job, and, because of the delicacy of situations which arose and conditions which were often adverse as far as the press corps were concerned, his skill, competence and counsel were even more valuable than would normally be the case. I hope there will be an opportunity fir us to get together for a personal visit in the near future. In the meantime, Pat joins me in sending our very best wishes to you and Jeanie.?It was during his trip to the Soviet Union that Vice President Nixon and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev engaged in what became known as the ?Kitchen Debate.? On July 24, 1959, in Moscow, Nixon formally opened the American National Exhibition and soon, at a kitchen display, the discussion turned to capitalism, free exchange of ideas, summit meetings, rockets, and ultimatums. The July 25th ?New York Times? headlined ?Nixon and Khrushchev Argue / in Public as U.S. Exhibit Opens; / Accuse Each Other of Threats.?Herb Klein had worked for the Copley newspapers before and after working for Nixon in various press-related roles, from his 1946 congressional campaign to the White House.A conservative Republican, James S. Copley (1916-1973) was publisher of the ?San Diego Union,? ?The San Diego Union-Tribune,? and the ?San Diego Evening Tribune? from 1947 until his death in 1973. He was Chairman of the Board of The Copley Press, a newspaper chain comprising 15 daily and 32 weekly publications."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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      London: Jonathan Cape. 1959., 1959. First Impression, Second Issue. Pp.318. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards with 'skull' design stamped to upper, in original pictorial dust-wrapper designed by Richard Chopping. No inscriptions or price-clipping. Some general wear, jacket is rubbed and toned to spine, tear to rear joint, small chips to extremites. Very good. The seventh of author Ian Fleming's fourteen original Bond books which was was adapted as the third film (1964) in the EON Productions' 007 series. Gilbert A7a (1.3)

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Exhibition of Fornasetti's Decorative Objects

      London: The Tea Centre, 1959. First printing. 18.75 x 26.25 inches. Vintage color lithographic poster designed by Fornasetti, with a self-portrait of the artist placed in a sun-figure on a painter's palette. The slightest bit of wear to edges in a few spots, and one very small closed tear on bottom edge (barely visible); a fine, bright copy that otherwise is essentially as new. Featured in the 1991-92 Fornasetti retrospective at the Victoria and Albert Museum, and illustrated in the catalogue that accompanied the show.

      [Bookseller: Passages Bookshop]
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        The Star Conquerors

      Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, 1959 Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, 1959. First Edition, and so stated. Octavo, 215 pp, cloth binding in the Mel Hunter-illustrated jacket. pictorial jacket. A Near Fine copy, with just tiny points of wear at corner tips, top page edges slightly darker than bottom edges as with almost every copy, in a better than VG jacket - though it is price-clipped - whose main flaw is small scale roughening at spine ends, corners just touched. Nicely preserved book and jacket. The first novel of science fiction icon Ben Bova, from the equally iconic Winston series of juvenile sci-fi titles, a memorable 37-title group issued between 1952 and 1961. Many of us remember the Winston stories with a great deal of nostalgia. The Star Conquerors - which also turned out to be the first of three titles in what would become Bova's "Watchmen" series - is among the rarest, and most sought after, of the Winston books, in one of the better-preserved copies. L64

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        Autograph letter as Member of Parliament for Woodford, 1959

      1959., 1959. Typed letter signed and subscribed ("Yours very sincerely, Winston S. Churchill"), to Conservative party activists Mr and Mrs. Double, thanking them for their support during his successful recent election campaign. One page, 8vo, on Chartwell headed paper, October 1959. Lightly handled, twice folded. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Physis. 1959-1976

      Firenze , OLSCHKI, 1959 - Fondata nel 1959 dalla ''Domus Galileana'' di Pisa (1959-1976), dall'''Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza'' di Firenze, dal ''Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnica'' di Milano, dal ''Gruppo Italiano di storia della Scienza'' e dalla Casa Editrice Leo S. Olschki. Diretta da V. Cappelletti, L. Cavini, F. Ogliari e V. Ronchi. Annate complete dall'anno I (1959) all'anno XVIII (1976). 65 volumi. 8vo. pp. circa 120/volume. . Ottimo (Fine). . . . Prestigiosa rivista di storia della scienza che ha fra i suoi collaboratori G. Abetti, G. Arrighi, I. Bernard Cohen, Alistair C. Crombie, L. Geymonat, V. Somenzi, Dereck John de Solla Price, L. Belloni e tanti altri importanti scienziati italiani e mondiali. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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        Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour

      Little, Brown, Boston 1959 - A near fine first edition, first state lacking the dedication page and with the misspelling of "Sey-more" for Seymour on page 173 that was supposedly corrected in the second printing. Spine ends mildly softened, spine gilt still present but losing vibrancy, faint foxing to top text block edge. Boards edges are faintly toned. Corners are sharp, interior is unmarked. The first issue jacket has wear at spine ends and a crease on the top front panel. The spine is lightly toned. Original DJ price of $4.00 on flap has been covered by a sticker, but the price is visible through the sticker. A very nice copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: curtis paul books, inc.]
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        Lolita EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Gallimard, 1959. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1959, 14,5x21cm, broché. - First edition of the French translation, one of 86 numbered copies on pure vellum over, only slightly larger papiers.spine past, nice copy at a premium. --- 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 de la traduction française, un des 86 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Dos légèrement passé, bel exemplaire très recherché.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Zazie dans le métro ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Gallimard, 1959. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1959, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition of the year of the original, whimsical mention 113th edition. Precious autograph signed by the author Anatole Jakovsky. It is attached various document signed autograph ticket (Felix) Labisse indicating "Zazie in the Metro" as its choice for the award of humor Xavier Forneret and it delivers to (Anatole) Jacowsky power of attorney in voting for the award of Granville price. Complete copy of his trailer. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition de l'année de l'originale, fantaisiste mention de 113ème édition. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Raymond Queneau à Anatole Jakovsky. L'on joint divers document dont un billet autographe signé de (Félix) Labisse indiquant "Zazie dans le métro" comme son choix pour l'attribution du prix de l'humour Xavier Forneret et qu'il délivre à (Anatole) Jacowsky sa procuration dans le vote pour l'attribution du prix Granville. Exemplaire complet de sa bande annonce.  

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        From the 2005 Sotheby's Sale of Property from Kennedy Family Homes: Jackie Kennedy's owned and used Nikon Camera fitted with a Nikkor 35-135mm Zoom Lens

      n.p., n.d.. 6.5" x 6.0" x 4.25". "Nikon F 35mm Single Lens Reflex Manual Focus Camera with Nikkon cap and leather shoulder strap. The camera was introduced in 1959. The Nikkor 35-135mm 1:3.5-4.5 Zoom Lens was introduced later . Owned and used by Jacqueline Kennedy.After Jacqueline Bouvier was graduated from George Washington University, she started her first job in the fall of 1951 as the ""Inquiring Camera Girl"" for the Washington Times-Herald newspaper. Roving around the city, she took pictures of people she encountered, asked them questions on the issues of the day, and wove their answers into her newspaper column. She also covered the 1951 inauguration of Dwight D. Eisenhower and the 1953 coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. It was during this time she met Massachusetts Congressman, soon to be U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy. The United Press headlined their June 25, 1953, story: ""Senator Kennedy / Says He'll Wed / Ex-Camera Girl."" Included with this lot are the original receipt from Sotheby's as well as several photographs of Jackie using cameras, including an image of her using a similar, or possibly this very camera.Provenance :Jacqueline KennedySotheby's Auction of the Kennedy Family Homes 2005The Frank Harvey Kennedy Collection"

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Ballets sans musique sans personne sans rien EDITION ORIGINALE SP pas de GP ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Gallimard, 1959. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1959, 14x21cm, relié. - First Edition collective for which it was not derived great paper, one copy of the service presse.binding half navy morocco with corners, smooth back, when golden tail, plates, guards and contreplats marbled paper, blankets and spine preserved, golden head, elegant binding signed Lucie Weill.Signature author's autograph on a garde.Ouvrage adorned with 13 illustrations Eliane Bonabel.Provenance: Library Florence Gould with its golden-length back monogram. Beautiful copy, an important source, fully established. --- 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 collective pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Reliure en demi maroquin marine à coins, dos lisse, date dorée en queue, plats, gardes et contreplats de papier marbré, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, élégante reliure signée de Lucie Weill. Signature autographe de l'auteur sur une garde. Ouvrage orné de 13 illustrations de Eliane Bonabel. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Florence Gould avec son monogramme doré en pied du dos. Bel exemplaire, d'une importante provenance, parfaitement établi.

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      New York: Simon and Schuster 1959 - 8vo., orange cloth lettered in black; pictorial dust jacket. First edition of Meyer's highly successful dramatization of his novel about the 1920s Leopold-Loeb murder. A presentation copy, inscribed to William Gibson, author of endearing works like "The Miracle Worker" (1959): "For William Gibson, from one for the slide - Meyer Levin, 1959," on the front endpaper. A significant presentation copy. DGC: a.p.o [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        [Theatrical Window Card Poster for:] REQUIEM FOR A NUN

      New York: The Theatre Guild / Golden Theatre, [1959].. Folio (22 x 14") highly pictorial window card, printed on recto only of stiff card. Artwork by noted Broadway poster artist Tom Morrow. Lightly tanned at extreme edges with a minor dust mark at lower edge, else near fine. A window card promoting the short-lived Broadway run of Faulkner's sole venture into commercial theatre, produced at the John Golden Theatre, directed by Tony Richardson and adapted by Faulkner and Ruth Ford from Faulkner's novel. Graphically strong, and like most Broadway posters of this era, very scarce even before factoring in the brevity of this play's American run of 43 performances. The poster simply credits this as William Faulkner's "Requiem for a Nun," with no reference to the writing contribution of Ruth Ford, who also starred in the role of the former Temple Drake. In addition to Ford, the play featured Zachary Scott, Beatrice Reading, and Scott McKay, among others. Ms. Reading was nominated for a Tony in the category of Featured Actress in a Play for her portrayal of the character Nancy Mannigoe.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        The Lord of the Rings, Comprised of the Fellowship of the Ring, the Two Towers, and the Return of the King

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1959. 1st Edition, Hobbits, Lord of the Rings. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. J.R.R. Tolkien. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Lord of the Rings, Comprised of the Fellowship of the Ring, the Two Towers, and the Return of the King, by J.R.R. Tolkien. Published by Houghton Mifflin, these are the 8th impression of 1959 for The Fellowship of the Ring, the 7th impression of 1960 for The Two Towers, and the 8th impression of 1961 for The Return of the King. These books and dustjackets are in Very Good Plus condition. No foxing or offsetting to the text block or endpapers. A previous owner's gift inscription to the front free endpaper of The Fellowship, no other names or markings in the other books. The Fellowship and Two Towers dustjackets are price clipped. All maps are tipped in, and in Near Fine condition as well. One minor tear at the fold on the Fellowship map, no foxing, or extra folds noted. Virtually no wear to the edges of the dustjackets, and only the lightest rubbing to the tips of the folds and spine, no loss. A beautiful, tight, bright set, with almost no fading, a slight bit of darkening or tanning of the spine of The Fellowship along with some minor soiling. A stain to the upper spine fold area of the front panel of the Two Towers. A custom red leather slipcase is provided to show and protect this valuable collection. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Very Good Plus / Very Good Plus.

      [Bookseller: The Tolkien Bookshelf]
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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.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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      Paris: Plon, 1959. Fine. Plon, Paris 1959, 12x19cm, broché. - New edition large partly original and for which he was not derived great papers, one of the review copies. Autograph signed by the author on a card glued to Maurice Blanchot decorated with a quote from William Butler Yeats: "... it is myself that I remake redoing my books." Small spots without gravity head of the first flat. --- 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] Nouvelle édition en grande partie originale et pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur, sur une carte de visite encollée, à Maurice Blanchot agrémenté d'une citation de William Butler Yeats : "... c'est moi-même que je refais en refaisant mes livres". Petites taches sans gravité en tête du premier plat.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Hustler

      NY: Harper. (1959). His uncommon first book, basis for the Paul Newman/Jackie Gleason movie that became a cultural milestone in the early Sixties. Tevis also wrote The Man Who Fell to Earth, which became a well-received movie in the 1970s, and The Color of Money, a sequel to this book that was filmed in 1984, again with Paul Newman. Slight sunning to board edges and shallow push to spine; near fine in a near fine, unfaded dust jacket with a shallow, unobtrusive repair to the crown. One of the nicest copies of this book that we have seen. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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      NY: Knopf, 1959. First edition, first prnt. Signed by Updike on the half-title page. 8vo. Beginning board edge toning and beginning foxing on the pastedowns and foreedge; dustjacket with edgewear, mostly at the spine folds and ends and corners, short closed tear with few shallow wrinkles at the rear flap bottom corner with internal tape reinforcement (not apparent on the outside), three small perforations on the front flap fold, beginning foxing on the rear panel and the interior and minor rubbing. Altogether, a tight, clean copy with still bright, intact dustjacket. Very Good condition in a Very Good dustjacket in a Durafold mylar cover. Signed by Author. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        The Poorhouse Fair

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1959. First. First edition. Neat owner's name dated in year of publication, and a small new bookstore label on the same page else fine in fine, first issue dustwrapper with a touch of rubbing. Signed by Updike on the titlepage. Author's second book, and first novel. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        PHOTIUS BIBLIOTHEQUE, 8 Volumes + Index (complete). Texte etabli et traduit par Rene Henry. RARE!, (Collection Byzantine. Publiee sous le patronage de l Association Guillaume Bude).

      Paris : Les Belles Lettres, 1959-1991. - 9 Volumes. 9 Volumes! The Complete Edition in 8 Text-Volumes (Codices 1 - 280) and 1 Index-Volume. Bilingual: Greek and French. Former Library Books with Stamps and Signatures. Volume 1 - 8 come in Softcover (laminated), Volume 9 comes in Hardcover. Covers sunned and partly rubbed. Some Edges with Stains. Pages clean. Good Condition. // Vollständige Ausgabe in 8 Bänden (Broschiert und laminiert) und einem Registerband (im Pappeinband). Zweisprachig: Griechisch und Französisch. Aus ehemaligem Bibliotheksbestand, mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Einbände lichtgeblichen und etwas berieben. Schnittränder teils fleckig. Seiten sauber. Bindungen bei allen Bänden fest. Guter Zustand. mbx Wm16 Sprache: fr Gewicht in Gramm: 4500

      [Bookseller: Antiq. Bookfarm/ Sebastian Seckfort]
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        Miguel Street

      London, Andre Deutsch Ltd, 1959., 1959. FIRST EDITION. A fine copy in like wrapper with rich spine colour. A beautiful example. Discreet remains of bookseller's label (purchased in Tobago, appropriately enough) to front pastedown. A lovely copy of the author's third novel.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Haunting of Hill House

      New York: The Viking Press,, 1959. Octavo. Original yellow and blue cloth boards, titles to spine black. With the dust jacket. A bright copy in the lightly spine faded dust jacket with a touch of wear at ends of spine. A very good copy. First edition, first printing. Considered one of the best literary ghost stories of the 20th century. " Jackson's novel relies on terror rather than horror to elicit emotion by the reader, utilising complex relationships between the mysterious events in the house and the characters' psyches". Finalist for the National Book award and basis for two films, both under the title, "The Haunting".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      London: Jonathan Cape, 1959. First edition. Octavo, original black cloth. Very good in a near fine dust jacket with a few small areas of professional restoration. 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.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Howard Baskerville 1885-1909 Fiftieth Anniversary the Story of an American Who Died in the Cause of Iranian Freedom and Independence

      Iran: Privately Printed, 1959. Pictorial cover with Iranian and American colors stripes. Forword by Senator S. H. Taqizadeh Dedication by Harold G. Josif, American Consul, American Consulate, Tabriz, Iran. Editors Note on the Author, b/w photograph of S. Hassan Taqizadeh and S. R. Shafagh, photograph of Dr. S. G. Wilson, also Satar Khan, Baskerville Troop. 28 pgs. With 4 laid in mimiographed documents:Talk by the Consul, 2 pgs, Response by his Excellency the Ambassador of the United States Edward T. Wailes. ect .1959. Program for the Baskerville Cermonies (April 19-20, at Tabriz) (some inked in corrections), Non Americans Attending the Baskerville Ceremonies, Iranians Attending From Tehran with Iranians Invited From Tabriz. (Partial List). Other Invited From Tabris. Extremely Rare OCLC finds 0 copies Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Middle East. Limited Edition. Pictorial Cover/soft. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Open Door Books]
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        Henderson the Rain King

      New York: Viking Press, 1959. First edition of the author's fourth book. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Saul Bellow on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. An exceptional example. Saul Bellow is the only author to have received three National Book Awards, for The Adventures of Augie March, Herzog, and Mr. Sammler's Planet, in addition to both the Pulitzer and Nobel Prize. The Sunday Times praised these achievements when it revered "Bellow's oeuvre [as] both timeless and ruthlessly contemporary." Henderson the Rain King was named one of the 100 greatest novels of the 20th century by Modern Library.

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        The TURBINE DRIVE BUICK... BUICK'S ALL-TIME BEST. Dealer's Backlit Showroom Display Case Complete with 33 Transparencies Displaying Interior & Exterior Design Choices and Three Upholstery Sample Catalogues.

      Flint, MI / Greenwich, CT: General Motors Corp., Buick Motor Company / William Melish Harris Association Merchandising Displays, (1959). 33 clear plastic transparencies, three upholstery sample catalogues: 3 leaves (graduated thumb tabs) w/ 19 samples; 4 leaves (graduated thumb tabs) w/ 22 samples; 3 leaves (graduated thumb tabs) w/ 20 samples. Includes: wooden lighted display cabinet (electrical cord to rear and switch located inside top right side of cabinet), three upholstery interior sample catalogues in three and two ring binders inside drawer (titled: Invicta & Invicta Custom Interiors; Invicta & Invicta Convertible Interiors; Electra 225 Interiors), 33 transparencies (14 displaying "Solid Color" exterior, 14 displaying "Two-Tone" exterior, 4 of interiors of the: LeSabre, Invicta, Electra/ Electra 25 & the Chassis, 1 introductory transparency) to be switched to the front (inserted down underneath front glass) in order to illustrate the different exterior & interior colors available. These high-tech lighted displays were developed by the General Motors sales office as an update of their showroom sales flip board displays used (mostly) in the 1950s. Harris Associates was a division of Plasikorp at the time, and were known for their modern and sleek merchandising displays (even patenting one for carpet stores) which used plastic, and plastic transparencies, along with sample books. Potential Buick customers could come into the dealership, and try out various color combinations for trim, car & upholstery, by overlaying the transparencies and seeing, lit up, exactly how their car would appear. Buick designers were trying to boost sagging sales for their division, so they revised the 1960 models from the 1959 which had been the most outlandish fin-heavy models yet produced. The Buick Invicta and Electra models (both featured in this display) lowered the hoods, placed the headlights side-by-side, installed a front grill with concave vertical slats with the tri-shield Buick logo floating in the center. The tailfin tips were rounded off, and they even revived the famous front fender porthole ornaments from the 1940s and 50s. Buick entirely redisgned the dash with a longer speedometer, lights for coolant temperature, generator and oil, and even installed a new a Mirromagic instrument panel mounted facing up, but reflected on a mirror that could be adjusted. One of the most significant changes was a strictly horizontal chrome strip running from rear bumper to the front wheel opening allowing Buick purchasers to make much easier decisions on two-tone paint treatments -- all of which are displayed here in the lighted case. The color combinations illustrate Turquoise, Chalet Blue, Midnight Blue, Lucerne Green, Silver Mist, Gull Grey, Cordovan, Verde Green, Tampico & Titian Red, and others. In addition there are a number of samples showing the possible convertible top materials. As dealers typically disposed of the previous years' showroom material, dealer showroom materials are quite scarce, and we can find no records of any similar surviving cabinet. Moderate wear to case (rubbing and minor scuffing to edges, light soiling). Transparencies lightly scuffed and scratched (clearly worn). Sample booklet leaves worn and warping. Overall, a VG example.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books]
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        Catalogue de l'Oeuvre de Georges Braque [Five Volume Set], Peintures 1924-27, 1928-35, 1936-41, 1942-47, 1948-57

      Paris: Maeght Éditeur, 1959-1968. Uniformly fine in boards with fine supplement laid into the 1942-47 volume. An excellent set.. First Editions. Square quartos. Five volumes, two in boards and three ring bound in boards. Complete catalogue of paintings by the modernist master in chronological order. Mostly black and white reproductions, some color. Profusely illustrated.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Problemy Urbanistycznej Architektonicznej Realizacji Miasta Nowa Huta (Implementation of Urban Planning and Architecture in the City of Nowa Huta) [WITH] Nowa Huta

      NP; "Miastoprojekt", Krakow 1959 - Collection of two architectural work on the new Polish city of Nowa Huta, a masterpiece of Soviet social planning, and the brainchild of architect Tadeusz Ptaszycki. Nowa Huta is one of only two entirely pre-planned socialist realist cities ever built (the other being Magnitogorsk in Russia's Ural Mountains). The building of the new city started in 1949 as a separate town near Kraków on a terrain taken by the Communist government from the former villages of Mogila, Pleszów and Krzeslawice. It was planned as a huge centre of heavy industry. The town was to become a showcase for Communist propaganda. Indeed, built to impress, Nowa Huta featured wide, tree-lined avenues, parks, lakes and the officially sanctioned architectural style of the time - Socialist Realism. Careful planning was key, and the suburb was designed with 'efficient mutual control' in mind: wide streets would prevent the spread of fire and the profusion of trees would easily soak up a nuclear blast, while the layout was such that the city could easily be turned into a fortress if it came under attack. In 1951 Nowa Huta was joined with Kraków as its new district and in the following year tramway communication was started. In 1954, the Vladimir Lenin Steelworks was opened and in less than 20 years the factory became the biggest steel mill in Poland. - Problemy Urbanistycznej Architektonicznej Realizacji Miasta Nowa Huta (Implementation of Urban Planning and Architecture in the City of Nowa Huta) [1953]. Large quarto. 53 leaves (Text); 10pp (original photographs). Full olive cloth, with silver gelatin print pasted on front cover. This rare typed survey on the urban planning and socialist architecture in the new Polish city of Nowa Huta contains 20 original silver gelatin prints showing various views of the city at the time of the completion of the survey (1953). Nineteen of the silver gelatin prints are pasted on the last ten pages, and one is pasted on front cover. Each photograph measures appr. 3 3/8 x 5". The survey is dated October 10, 1953 at the end of the typed text. Soiling along fore-edge of front cover. Pages age-toned throughout. Text in Polish. Binding in overall good to good+, interior in good, photographs in very good condition. - Nowa Huta (1959). Oblong quarto. [4]pp (Text), 43pp (Photographic plates), 1pp (Captions). Original light green cloth, with olive lettering on front cover. Collection of 43 striking photogravures showing various views of Nowa Huta, the new Northeastern distric of Kraków. Includes views of the Central Square (Plac Centralny), large blocks of appartment buildings, the Hutnik Stadium, a monument to commemorate the 440 political prisoners executed there by the Germans during World War II, etc. The last three photographs depict the very impressive Vladimir Lenin Steelworks. As Poland rebuilt itself from near complete destruction after WWII, steel was of vital importance. Work began in April 1950, and by 1954 the first blast furnace was in operation. Employing some 40,000 people in its heyday the Steelworks were capable of producing seven million tonnes of steel annually. Binding alightly age-toned on spine and along edges. Text and captions in Polish. Binding in overall good+, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sananjalka. Suomen Kielen Seuran vuosikirja. Jge. 1 (1959) - 45 (2003) und 3 Register in 47 Bdn.

      Turku 1959-2003.. Gr.-8°. OKart. (tls. leichte Läsuren).. Registerbände für die Bde. 1-10 (1959-1968), 11-20 (1969-1978), 21-30 (1979-1988). - Wohlerhaltene Reihe aus der Bibliothek Prof. Dr. Hans Fromm, mit deren Stempel auf der Titelrückseite.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Sander]
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        Il Caffè Politico Letterario. Anni 1959-1977

      Caltanisetta/Padova/Roma , SCIASCIA/AMICUCCI/IL CAFFÈ, 1959 - 98 Fascicoli. Scritti dei principali poeti, narratori e saggisti italiani e stranieri. Fra gli altri: L. Bartolini, F. Fortini, M. Jacob, A. Arbasino, E. Pound, C. J. Cela, G. Parise, E. Zolla, D. Buzzati (Il capitano Pic), V. Sereni, M. Luzi, J. Cortazar, A. Delfini (Poesie della fine del mondo), L. Longanesi, N. Ginzburg, L. Romano, C. Bo, B. Fenoglio (Il padrone paga male), P. Chiara, T. Landolfi, S. Beckett, A. Zanzotto, R. Bilenchi, G. Comisso, C. Pavese (''Congedato'', Racconto inedito), I. Calvino. 8vo. pp. da 64 a 250/fasc. . Ottimo (Fine). . . . Tutto il pubblicato della nuova serie. Nel corso degli anni la rivista cambia più volte editore, formato, grafica e periodicità (mensile, bimestrale, trimestrale). Dall'anno 1962 vengono introdotte le illustrazioni (disegni originali). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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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). A near fine copy, some darkening to text block, some light rubbing to extremities, in a very good dust jacket, mild shelfwear to edges, some stress creasing, small tape ghosts to flap corners from a previous dust jacket protector. One of the more difficult early McBain titles. (10128) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        DOUZE CONTEMPORAINS. Portfolio with 12 color pochoirs by Jacomet

      Paris: Editions d'art du Lion, 1959 DOUZE CONTEMPORAINS. Complete portfolio with foreword by Jacques Lassaigne, and  12 colors pochoirs by Daniel Jacomet, after the works of the following artists: Braque, Chagall, Derain, Dufy, Léger, Matisse, Modigliani, Picasso, Rouault, Utrillo, Villon and Vlaminck. Limited Numbered Edition of 1000 copies, in very good condition guarded in the original red cloth portfolio.  Dim: 18x13 inches. More pictures on request.

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA-ILAB)]
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        Gruzinskoe Chekannoe Iskusstvo: Issledovaniye Po Istorii Gruzinskogo Srednevekovogo Iskusstva - 2 Volume Set

      Sabchoto Sakartrelo, Tiblisi, Georgia (Russia) 1959 - 2vol.set: 690pp.incl.index & 602 b/w photos; HBs lt.gray w/gilt; some rub w/bow; sun on spines&corner-bumps; clean,tight pgs. Title trans: "Georgian Embossed Art: Research on the History of Georgian Mediveal Art" Volume I: Text. Volume II: Photos. in Russian. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Xochi's Bookstore & Gallery]
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        Schriftstellerin (1926-1973): 1 masch. Brief m. eigenh. Korrekturen u. U.

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Richard Husslein]
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        Manege., Lithographie.

      1959 - Signiert und gewidmet "für meinen Edgar Horstmann / in Freudschaft OKokoschka, 1960". Im Stein monogrammiert und datiert "59". Druck in Marineblau auf Japanbütten. Wingler/Welz 213. Probedruck außerhalb der Auflage mit einer Widmung für den Kokoschka Sammler Edgar Horstmann, Hamburg. - Kokoschka hat ein bemerkenswertes druckgraphisches Werk hinterlassen. Bei seinen druckgraphischen Arbeiten bevorzugte er meist die Lithographie (W/W S. 7). - Vorwiegend im linken Darstellungsrand mit blassen Braunfleckchen. Durchgehend mit Knickspuren bzw. Griffknicken. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 39,3 x 57,4 cm. Papier: 53 x 66 cm.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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