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        Rome

      New York: The Viking Press,, 1959. Quarto. Original black cloth, titles to spine in white, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrations throughout from photos by the author. Boards a little bowed, internally fine; an excellent copy in the bright, slightly rubbed jacket, with a few nicks to extremities. First edition in English, first printing of the second book in Klein's series of city-focused photography titles. It was simultaneously published in France, the UK, US, and Japan.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Max Factor, Hollywood [FROM THE PERSONAL COLLECTION OF MAX FACTOR'S GRAPHIC DESIGNER ROBERT BALKIN]

      Max Factor & Company ND (ca 1959-1960), Hollywood, CA - Large quarto. Unpaginated. Original full leatherette binders, with gold lettering on front cover of binder #1 (Max Factor, Hollywood) and binder #3 (Max Factor & Company). Distributed by Sales Builders, Inc., (distributors of Max Factor Hollywood make-up, in Los Angeles, Hollywood, and Chicago), this rare set of three Max Factor's reference binders contain 93 original silver gelatin prints, 18 color photographs, 15 marketing inserts for dealers (including 3 make-up chart samples, 2 typed letters of instructions for the dealer, 2 "Invitation to Beauty" cards, one complexion analysis sample), and a marketing display. Each silver gelatin print measures appr. 9 6/8 x 8" and is housed in a plastic sleeve. Some have a typed reference number at lower margin. Hollywood’s ‘make up king’, Max Factor (Maksymilian Faktorowicz), is considered the father of modern "make-up". Born in Poland, Max Factor became the beautician / make-up artist to Russia’s Czar Nicholas II and his family. After immigrating with his family to the United States in 1908, he fulfilled his American Dream the very next year by founding Max Factor & Company. Through his innovative ideas, and hard work, Factor built a cosmetic empire. From Hollywood stars to housewives of America, Max Factor’s stylistic genius changed our vision of beauty, and created silver screen gods and goddesses. Indeed, thanks to his art, Marilyn Monroe became a blonde, and Lucille Ball got her famous red hair. Provenance: From the Estate of Max Factor's graphic designer Robert Balkin. Moderate soiling and rubbing along edges of binders. Sleeves and photographs slightly rippled throughout the second part of the second binder, and throughout the third one. Binders in overall good, interior in good+ to very good, photographs and documents in very good condition. About Max Factor & Company: Max Factor is a popular line of cosmetics company from Procter & Gamble. It was founded in 1909 as Max Factor & Company, by Max Factor (Maksymilian Faktorowicz, 1877-1938), a Polish-Jewish cosmetician from Zdu ska Wola, Poland. In its early days, it specialized in movie make-up. Until its 1973 sale for US$500 million, Max Factor & Company was owned by several generations of the family, becoming an international company during that time. Procter & Gamble purchased it in 1991, and it remains today a very popular brand (from Wikipedia) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Doctor Zhivago

      Milan: Feltrinelli,, [1959]. Octavo. Original pale green boards, titles to spine and front board in black. With the dust jacket. Foot of spine slightly worn, small crack to head of spine, board edges slightly faded, contents lightly foxed; an excellent copy in the bright jacket, with short closed tear to head of spine, a few nicks and shallow chips to extremities, and tape repairs to verso. Third edition in Russian of one of the most controversial literary works of the Soviet period. It was published in late April or early May 1959, and is preceded by the Dutch and Michigan editions of September 1958 and January 1959 respectively. Doctor Zhivago was first published in Italian by Feltrinelli in 1957 after Pasternak signed a contract with him on 30 June 1956, granting the Italian publisher the copyright for translation. The history of the book's publication in Russian is somewhat tangled: the first edition in Russian was printed by the Dutch publisher Mouton without Feltrinelli's permission, as part of a covert CIA publishing and propaganda program, and the Michigan edition was to be likewise published without acknowledgement of Feltrinelli's copyright. However, after the legal furore surrounding the publication of the Dutch edition, that decision was reversed, and the Michigan edition was subsequently published with Feltrinelli's consent and collaboration. Feltrinelli intended to publish his edition concurrently with the Michigan publication, but due to printing delays his book was not published until four months after it appeared in the US.

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        The Naked Lunch

      Olympia Press, Paris, 1959, 1959. FIRST EDITION, with NF18 price-stamp on rear. 8vo., pp. 225. Green printed paper wraps, in illustrated dustjacket. Trivial edgewear. Jacket with a shallow chip to top of spine, not affecting lettering. A fine copy, in near fine wrapper. Callil & Toibin; Modern Library. (200 Best Novels in English since 1950)

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Naked Lunch

      Grove Press, Inc, 1959. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1959. First American edition (1962). Black half-cloth, half paper boards. 255 pp. Very good, in a very good unclipped jacket. Bottom board corners lightly bumped with fading and a small white spot on the top stain. Jacket lightly worn at the edges with sun to the spine. $6.00 price on jacket. Published in the United States three years after its initial publication in Paris.

      [Bookseller: Stick Figure Books (ABAA/ILAB)]
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        Parasites and parasitic infections in early medicine and science.

      University of Malaya Press, Singapore 1959 - First edition, large 8vo, pp. xiv, [2], 526; 23 plates in back; original red cloth, corners bumped, some speckling; tan dust jacket very good with some soiling and wear and one one chip to middle of spine. Inscribed by Hoeppli to E. Herndon Hudson on the title page.A survey of the historical literature on parasites, notable particularaly for its inclusion of sources in Chinese [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        RIEN VOILA L'ORDRE.

      Marc Barbezat L'Arbalete, Decines France 1959 - Though not called for this copy is SIGNED, INSCRIBED AND DATED BY ALBERTO GIACOMETTI TO NATHAN CUMMINGS. LIMITED EDITION OF 140 COPIES ON PUR FIL ARCHES PAPER OF WHICH THIS IS No. 51. (Total edition 1225). Near Fine First Edition Thus Illustrated in the original Giacometti illustrated Dust Jacket (mildly sunned) over wrappers, as issued. Complete with reproductions of 31 pencil drawings by Alberto Giacometti, as described in the colophon. Toning, short closed tears to Dust Jacket. In the original mildly soiled, toned slipcase, as issued. 4to. Volumes Signed by Giacometti are quite Scarce. ".Excellent reproductions of drawings, these illustrations are perhaps Giacometti's finest" (Artist and the Book).Nathan Cummings (1896-1985) was a businessman and philanthropist. He was the founder of Consolidated foods whose most recognizable products go under the name "Sara Lee". Nathan Cummings was also an art collector of discriminating taste. As he pursued this avocation with more and more interest, many artists of the day including Giacometti, Picasso, Chagall and Braque became his friends and part of his social circle. Hence this is a nice association copy linking artist and collector. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Goldfinger. (a James Bond novel)

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1959., 1959. First Impression, First Issue, Second State., INSCRIBED ASSOCIATION COPY. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards with gilt stamped 'skull'. Pictorial dustwrapper by Richard Chopping. A lightly used copy with one short tear at joint, jacket is near fine and shows extremely well. With presentation inscription to flyleaf; To / Gomer / For one of those / aeroplane trips! / With affection / from / Ian. (underline). Housed in a collector's box. This copy was given to Fleming's employer who gave him the means to write. James Gomer Berry, 1st Viscount Kemsley, self-made newspaper baron and owner of the Sunday Times amongst others, first encountered Fleming (appropriately) over a game of cards before the war and was attracted to the young Fleming's confidence. Fleming, as seen by Henry Hopkinson who was also present at the meeting, was "a little too big for his boots but also full of brilliant comment" (Lycett). After the war, Kemsley was quick to take Fleming under his wing by offering him a job as foreign manager of Kemsley Newspapers, with the absurdly high salary of £4500 a year (plus expenses and guaranteed two months off, which fleming spent writing his novels). Throughout their working relationship, Kemsley regarded Fleming as a favoured son. Although by no means a senior figure in the Kemsley organisation, Fleming was the only person in the building who would call Lord and Lady Kemsley by their first names, and frequently saw them socially. It was often to Fleming that Kemsley would turn to for fundamental advice, and Fleming was always able to persuade Kemsley to go along with his ever more audacious schemes. In reality it was a mutually beneficial relationship: Fleming soon brought the ailing Sunday Times glamour, social cachet and credibility, and in return was given the means and opportunity to pursue his lifestyle with little inconvenience, ultimately leading to the creation of James Bond. Gilbert A7a (1.2). See also Appendix A, pages 634-5.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Sex Gang (First Edition)

      Nightstand Books, Milwaukee, WI 1959 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Oubaas Mark

      Afrikaanse Pers-Boekhandel, 1959, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, 1st Editionthe jacket is shelf rubbed and there is a small chip at the bottom of the spine. one or two other small tears. the book is very nice indeed with no inscriptions. the binding is excellent. the book is in Afrikaans. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Rugby; Inventory No: 33bw.

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        Arabian Sands

      New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, Inc.,, 1959. Octavo. Original blue cloth-backed boards, title to the spine, and abstracted sand dune device to the front board in gilt and white. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece and 46 plates, 8 maps to the text, some full-page, folding map mounted on the rear pastedown. Endpapers typically toned, pale toning to the margins, else very good in clipped, slightly rubbed, minor edge chips and splits, old tape repair at the head of the spine. First US edition, same year as the UK first. This copy signed on the title page. This was Thesiger's first book and "and, in his opinion, his finest" (ODNB) "During the years that I was in Arabia I never thought that I would write a book about my travels … Seven years after leaving Arabia I showed some photographs I had taken to Graham Watson and he strongly urged me to write a book about the desert. This I refused to do … The following day Graham Watson came to see me again, and this time he brought Mark Longman with him. After much argument the two of them persuaded me to try to write this book. Now that I have finished it I am grateful to them, for the effort to remember every detail has brought back vividly into my mind the Bedu amongst whom I travelled, and the vast empty land across which I rode on camels for ten thousand miles" (Introduction).

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        The St Trinian's Story

      London: Perpetua Books,, 1959. The whole ghastly dossier compiled by Kaye Webb. Quarto. Original black cloth, gilt lettered spine and front cover. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout. Jacket with a few nicks and chips at extremities of spine. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy from Ronald Searle, inscribed in his distinctive hand on the recto of the frontispiece: "For Wendy, who has been through it all with us. Kaye and Ronald, Christmas 1959"; and with a thumbnail portrait of a St Trinian's girl. "Wendy" is the actress, dancer, and theatre and film director, Wendy Toye (1917-2010) who had collaborated with Searle on a number of theatre projects. A particularly appealing presentation copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Excerpts from Visions of Cody

      New Directions, New York 1959 - First Edition, SIGNED/LIMTED EDITION of 750 copies printed. A magnificent copy. This copy is authentically SIGNED by Jack Kerouac bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's purple cloth with paper boards. The book appears UNREAD and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED Jack Kerouac First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Faust

      Heritage Press, Norwalk, Connecticut 1959 - Fine grey cloth covered boards with blue buckram spine with gilt title. In Near Fine creme slipcase, fore-edges are smudged. Includes The Heritage Club book review booklet. Ships same or next business day. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Goldfinger

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1959., 1959. First Impression, First Issue, Second State. 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. Export copy, originally dispatched for sale in Australia, with an Adelaide bookseller's ticket to the pastedown and accordingly price-clipped. An exquisite copy, in truly fine condition. Housed in a quarter leather box. Provenance: Ex-Christies, London. Sale 7558, lot 265 (part lot, sale ticket included) Gilbert A7a (1.2)

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        Picasso

      (Paris): Albert Skira, [1959]. INSCRIBED WITH AN ORIGINAL DRAWING BY PICASSO. 1 vol., small square quarto, publisher's original buff cloth, original slipcase, lacking front blank endleaf, text in French, later edition of this overview of Picasso's works, with 63 mounted color reproductions, inscribed on the half title: "Pour mon Bon ami Ren?. Picasso. Cannes le 21.6.69," with a drawing of a flower rendered in red, blue, and green inks and covering the entire page. This "atlas" of Picasso's works by art critic and proponent of Cubism Raynal divides Picasso's life and the accompanying works into a chronological categories, including his youth in Barcelona; his years in Paris; his blue, red, and black periods; Cubism; portraits; Guernica; and WWI. Originally published in 1921 as part of publisher Skira's "Le gout de notre temps" series. The inscribee is possibly the poet Rene Char, a close friend of Picasso's. A fine copy of a scarce volume, most rare inscribed and with a drawing

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        Que Hanqian Xian Sheng shu Qian zi wen. Xin mou si yue Wu Jingheng ti. [The Thousand Character Classic in the hand of Master Que Hanqian]. Cover title from the brush of Wu Jingheng, April, 1951

      Taipei: Bo yun zhuang, January, 1959. First edition thus. Near Fine. Five folio volumes, unpaginated, bound in the traditional fashion, each volume with paper label on the upper cover, in royal blue folding case with applied title label ?"from the brush of Wu Jingheng?". This copy with two holographic presentation notes on the recto of the first leaf in volume one. The first note, dated October 22 (presumably 1959), signed and sealed by the author/ calligrapher Que Hanqian, presents the set to ?"Elder Brother Chiang-kuo?" (1910 - 1988), then a high functionary of the Republic of China in Taiwan, and later premier and president succeeding his father Chiang Kai-shek. The second note, in the hand of Chiang Ching-kuo and dated October 24 (presumably 1959) presents the volumes to Mr. and Mrs. Ray Cline. Two short tears at the upper cover of volume one, folding case lightly soiled. Cline was C.I.A. Station Chief in Taipei through 1959 and thereafter head of the CIA's Directorate of Intelligence in Washington, D.C. He played a crucial role in the Cuban Missile Crisis when the Directorate concluded that the Soviet Union had shipped nuclear warheads to Cuba; Cline was among those who informed President John F. Kennedy of the development. General Que Hanqian (1902 - 1971), was a military man who rose to the top ranks of his profession as commander of the Republic of China Army. In retirement he turned to Buddhism and perfection of his calligraphic skills. His version of the classic Qian Zi Wen, which condenses the wisdom of the Chinese sages in one thousand characters with none repeated, has been used by calligraphers since the sixth century as a showcase for their prowess with the brush. This example presents the text in four styles; antique square print (volumes one and two), square print, cursive, and abstract grass cursive. Wu Jingheng (1865 - 1953), who contributes the the cover title and preface, was a noted scholar (philology) and member of the Academia Sinica, as well as an eminent calligrapher. He moved to Taiwan in 1948 following the defeat of the Republic of China government by the forces of Mao Zedong. Que Hanqian apparently solicited Wu Jingheng for his contributions eight years before publication. Although no limitation is expressed, it seems unlikely that many copies were produced. OCLC locates 9 (as of April 12, 2015).

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        Goldfinger

      Jonathan Cape, London 1959 - First edition black cloth with gilt lettering to spine, gilt to blindstamped skull eyes on front board. First published 1959 on copyright page. Near fine condition with slightly softened corners, reading ridge to spine, and very slight spine lean. The first issue jacket is unclipped. The jacket appears to be slightly restored at spine head. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Constellations - A Suite of Twenty-Two Pochoirs - Miró / Breton

      Maeght 1959 - One to the 200 numered and signed book Signed by André Breton , Joan Miró. Reference: Mourlot 260-261; Cramer books 58. -------------------------------------- Very good condition, original paper folder printed in colors and the title in black on the front, original beige canvas-covered box. complete set of one lithographs in colors signed and numbered, 22 pochoir reproductions in colors after gouaches by the artist, title page, text in French, table of contents and justification, on Arches paper, signed by the artist in blue ink and the author in red ink on the justification [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GOLDFINGER

      London:: Jonathan Cape,. 1959.. Crown 8vo. 1st edition, First Issue, Second State (Gilbert A7a.1.2). ASSOCIATION COPY, SIGNED by 6 Goldfinger characters. 318, [2 (blank)] pp.. Black cloth binding with silver stamped title lettering to spine & gilt stamped coins [as eyes] to a blind-stamped skull [on front board]. Dust jacket, art by Richard Chopping.. A VG+ copy of the book, which has light wear to spine stamping, a. faint smudge to the fore-edge and an imperceptible 2mm vertical split. to ffep top edge above Honor Blackman's signature [no doubt occurred. during signing]. The dust jacket is also VG+, with vibrant coloring,. just a hint of age-toning & the faint erasure of a name to the left. of the eye-socket on the front panel.. This copy signed on the front eps by 5 of the Goldfinger girls, as well as Bert Kwouk, including their character names: Shirley Eaton, "Jill Masterson"; Tania Mallet, "Tilly Masterson"; Honor Blackman, "Pussy Galore" ; Nadja Regin, "Bonita"; Margaret Nolan, "Dink" & Bert Kwouk, "Mr Ling". [Signatures obtained at the 50th anniversary of the film's release].

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        Friedhof der Maulwürfe (talpa europea) oder geländegänge in tagesläufen.

      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

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        The Naked Lunch

      Paris: The Olympia Press,, 1959. Octavo. Original wrappers printed in green and black. Spine rolled, wrappers a little faded, spine ends slightly worn. An excellent copy. First edition, second printing with 18 francs printed to back panel, and with an original painting in black ink by Gysin to the front endpapers. Gysin (1916-1986) was Burrough's lifelong friend and collaborator. A pioneer of the cut-up technique which was utilized by Burroughs, he greatly influenced some of the twentieth century's most important artists, from the Beat Generation to Bowie.

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        Bobby Fischer's Games of Chess

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959: First Edition, First Printing as stated. In Near Fine condition, in a Very Good dust jacket with $2.95 intact. Previous owner name and date to front free end paper. Offsetting from laid in news clipping to front free end paper and several pages throughout. The dust jacket shows rubbing, fading to the orange printing on the front panel, and edge wear with a closed tear at the top of the front panel that has been repaired with tape from the verso. A lovely copy overall of this scarce chess title.

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        Paradies und Sündenfall; Das Erwachen des menschlichen Ichbewußtseins als Ur-Sonderung; Bausteine zur Erarbeitung eines neuen Welt- und Menschenbildes

      Die Kommenden 1959 Freiburg. Seiten: 10 Broschur Exemplar geheftet, vorderes und rückwärtiges Cover lichtrandig.

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        Collotype Christmas Card: Cloelia Cornelia with the Palm

      1959. Stiff paper, near letter size. Collotype of hand-lettered text by David Jones sent as a Christmas card. Jones has further inscribed, "I Sing of a Maiden. MCMLIX." above the reproduction in yellow and green ink. Written more casually in green pen are the words "For Louis. From David '59." On the verso, extensive pencil notes from Jones explain the meaning of the text. Across the top in red pen is written "Xmas 1959 to Louis & Julian from David." This personalized item is in fine condition.

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        GOLDFINGER

      London:: Jonathan Cape,. 1959.. Crown 8vo. 1st edition, First Issue, Second State (Gilbert A7a.1.2). ASSOCIATION COPY, SIGNED by 6 Goldfinger characters. 318, [2 (blank)] pp.. Black cloth binding with silver stamped title lettering to spine & gilt stamped coins [as eyes] to a blind-stamped skull [on front board]. Dust jacket, art by Richard Chopping.. A VG+ copy of the book, which has light wear to spine stamping, a. faint smudge to the fore-edge and an imperceptible 2mm vertical split. to ffep top edge above Honor Blackman's signature [no doubt occurred. during signing]. The dust jacket is also VG+, with vibrant coloring,. just a hint of age-toning & the faint erasure of a name to the left. of the eye-socket on the front panel.. This copy signed on the front eps by 5 of the Goldfinger girls, as well as Bert Kwouk, including their character names: Shirley Eaton, "Jill Masterson"; Tania Mallet, "Tilly Masterson"; Honor Blackman, "Pussy Galore" ; Nadja Regin, "Bonita"; Margaret Nolan, "Dink" & Bert Kwouk, "Mr Ling". [Signatures obtained at the 50th anniversary of the film's release].

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        Eloise in Moscow

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1959. SIGNED BY HILARY KNIGHT at the foot of the title page. A sharp, well-preserved copy to boot of the 1959 stated 1st printing. Tight and Near Fine in a bright, price-clipped, VG+ dustjacket, with several very small closed tears along the front panel's lower-edge. Quarto, beautifully illustrated thruout by Hilary Knight. . Signed by Illustrator. First Edition. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Hilary Knight.

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        Madeline with the Gypsies

      1959. Study in watercolor, black ink and pencil on paper, signed ?'Bemelmans?" (lower right), additionally inscribed "Try on a lion?" and "Madeline with the Gypsies." With an incomplete drawing in black crayon on the verso. 18-1/2 x 13 in. Framed.

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        African Rainbow

      Sidgwick, 1959, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, 1st EditionThe jacket is a bit rubbed and marked but in far better condition than is usually the case. Internally clean and soundly bound. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: ip62.

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        Bobby Fischer's Games of Chess

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959: First Edition, First Printing as stated. In Near Fine condition, in a Very Good dust jacket with $2.95 intact. Previous owner name and date to front free end paper. Offsetting from laid in news clipping to front free end paper and several pages throughout. The dust jacket shows rubbing, fading to the orange printing on the front panel, and edge wear with a closed tear at the top of the front panel that has been repaired with tape from the verso. A lovely copy overall of this scarce chess title.

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        Jack Kerouac Thrice-Signed Check in the first weeks of production of his brilliant 1959 short ?The Beat Generation,? released as ?Pull My Daisy?

      Northport, New York, January 16, 1959. 6" x 2.75". "Partly Printed Check Signed ?Jack Kerouac,? payable to ?Jack Kerouac,? and endorsed on verso ?Jack Kerouac,? filled out by Kerouac for ?One Hundred? Dollars on his account at Security National Bank, Northport, New York, 6? x 2.75?. Tiny bank cancellation holes on payee?s name, light bank stamping on endorsement, signature untouched! Fine condition. ?Pull My Daisy? ?" originally called ?The Beat Generation? ?" was a 16mm black & white film, written and narrated by Jack Kerouac, shot in the loft studio of painter Alfred Leslie in Manhattan from January to April 1959. Katie Mills wrote in ?The Road Story and the Rebel? (Carbondale, Ill.: Southern Illinois University Press, 2006) in part, ?The concept for ?Pull My Daisy? was to make an art film version of ?On the Road?; it evolved into a twenty-seven-minute film about a Beat family at home. [Robert] Frank brought in the painter Alfred Leslie as his co-director, and when Leslie heard a tape recording of Kerouac reading his work-in-progress, ?The Beat Generation,? he decided to substitute Kerouac?s ?On the Road? with ?The Beat Generation. Shooting on ?Pull My Daisy? began on 2 January 1959. Kerouac?s seemingly unscripted voice-over narrates the return home of an itinerant railroad brake man, Milo, to his wife and son, where they host an evening visit of a bishop and his family, along with Milo?s Beat poet friends ... ?The film title comes from the poem ?Pull My Daisy,? written by [Allen] Ginsberg, [Jack] Kerouac, and Neal Cassidy. The poem was put to music by David Amram and sung on the film?s soundtrack by Anita Ellis, and its spirit and words permeate the film...? Originally to be called ?The Beat Generation,? the title was changed to ?Pull My Daisy? at the last moment when MGM released a film called ?The Beat Generation? on July 3, 1959, with the tagline ?Behind the Weird ?Way-Out? World of the Beatniks!? ?Pull My Daisy? was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress in 1996 as being ""culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.?"

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        Ludwig Feuerbach. Sämtliche Werke. Neu herausgegeben von Wilhelm Bolin und Friedrich Jodl. - Band 1: Gedanken über Tod und Unsterblichkeit. Durchgesehen und neu herausgegeben von Friedrich Jodl. - Band 2: Philosophische Kritiken und Grundsätze. (Jodl). - Band 3: Geschichte der Neueren Philosophie. Von Bacon von Verulam bis Benedikt Spinoza. (Jodl). - Band 4: Darstellung, Entwicklung und Kritik der Leibniz'schen Philosophie. Zur neueren Philosophie und ihrer Geschichte. (Jodl). - Band 5: Pierre Bayle. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Philosophie und Menschheit. (Bolin). - Band 6: Das Wesen des Christenthums. (Bolin). - Band 7: Erläuterungen und Ergänzungen zum Wesen des Christenthums. (Bolin). - Band 8: Vorlesungen über das Wesen der Religion. Nebst Zusätzen und Anmerkungen. (Bolin). - Band 9: Theogonie nach den Quellen des classischen, hebräischen und christlichen Alterthums. (Bolin). - Band 10: Schriften zur Ethik und nachgelassene Aphorismen. (Jodl).

      Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt: Frommann Verlag Günther Holzboog 1959-1964.. 10 Bände (von 13; ohne die später erschienen Jugendschriften). / Reprint der 1903 bis 1911 im Fromman Verlag Günther Holzboog erschienenen Auflage. / 2., unveränderte Auflage. 8° (17,5-22,5 cm). Goldgeprägte Orig.-Leinenbände. [Hardcover / fest gebunden].. "Die Gesamtausgabe 'Sämtliche Werke Ludwig Feuerbachs' von Friedrich Jodl und Wilhelm Bolin hat über viele Jahrzehnte hinweg das Feuerbach-Bild beeinflusst. Bolin und Jodl zielten bei der Herausgabe der Werke Feuerbachs nicht auf eine wissenschaftlich-kritische Ausgabe, vielmehr wollten sie die Gedanken des Philosophen einer breiteren Öffentlichkeit zugänglich machen." (Quelle: Jodl-Symposium). - Ohne die drei letzten Bände mit Feuerbachs Jugendschriften. - Sauberes, sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Papier altersbedingt minimal gebräunt.

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        THE CIRCUS OF THE SUN And 10 POEMS Plus Two Typed Letters Signed, and Typed Poem

      New York/ Fall River, MA: Journeyman Books/ Patmos Books, 1959; December 1981, 1959. The Circus of the Sun Signed by both Lax and Antonucci, #37 of 500 copies. Loosely inserted is 10 page booklet "10 Poems" inscribed and dated Patmos 1982, as well as two typed letters signed, and one typed poem. . LIMITED, FIRST EDITIONS, SIGNED. Fine.

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        I Am a Woman

      Greenwich, Connecticut: Fawcett Gold Medal. (1959). First. First edition. Paperback original. Pages a bit browned, else a fine and bright copy. Signed by the author on the title page. The author's second book, and the first of her novels to feature her protagonist Beebo Brinker. Bannon wrote a handful of novels on lesbian themes, and then retired from the writing scene to become a successful, and for a time married, college administrator. Most of her books, all paperback originals, were re-released decades later by the Cleis Press in their series of lesbian pulp fiction classics. .

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        The Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring ; The Two Towers ; The Return of the King 3 Volumes

      London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1959. Complete in 3 volumes. 423, 352 & 416 pp. All published in 1962 - 12th & 9th impressions of the first edition. Bound in recent full red morocco. Five raised bands to spine and gilt-lettered titles. Top edge gilt. Folding maps at the rear of each volume. A Near Fine set. . Fine. Full Morocco. Reprint. 1959. 8vo..

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        More 'Alice'

      Purnell and Sons, (SA) (Pty) Ltd., 1959, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, 1st Edition, Signed by Author(s)The author has signed this copy and dated it Dec 1959. The dustjacket, despite being damaged with an open tear at its top left edge and head of the spine is prettily bright and attractive. Other than the above there is marginal wear to the edges and corners. The dj cover has closed tears about the top edge and spine edge. There are some storage wear flecks about both flap seams. The dj spine is faded, marked, torn and worn but is otherwise firm. The pretty candy striped cover has discolouration about its spine head, top edge and right hand edging. The top paper edge trim has dust discolouration, but other trim edges are clean. Inside, there are user/ storage markings on the first sixteen pages. After that the pages are clean, clear and bright. All pages are present and are firmly attached the binding. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children; Signed by Author(s). Inventory No: ahbz.

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        PAPER For PRINTERS And ADVERTISERS. BOOK: Coated Book, Plain Book, D.E. Text. BOND: Writing, Vellum, Ledger. THIN PAPERS: Mimeo Ditto, Safety, Label Papers. COVER. BLANKS. BRISTOL: Tag, Press Board. BLOTTING

      [Indianapolis, IN]:: C. P. Lesh Paper Company,. [1959].. Oblong 8vo: 5-1/4" x 8-3/4". 1st edition thus. Seven volumes: 28 divider leaves, 121 paper samples; 31 divider leaves, 116 paper samples; 35 divider leaves, 136 paper samples; 26 leaves, 106 paper samples; 25 divider leaves, 73 stiff cover samples; 33 divider leaves, 131 paper samples; 9 divider leaves, 35 blotter sample leaves. Divider leaves printed on a thick black-colored card stock, and the paper, cover, and blotter samples in diverse colors spanning the spectrum, as are the paper textures.. Paper samples uniformly bound in red limp vinyl softcovers, silver lettering to covers & spines, each bound w/ pivot post at upper left corner so the entire textblock can swing up from the covers by sections, metal ring attached to each spine to facilitate removing the volumes individually from the custom display shelf. The beautiful mid-century modern aluminum case is 8.5 x 11.75 x 9 in. deep, with sleek ribbed aluminum sides, black rubber feet, red vinyl backing, and bottom.. Occasional 'thumbing' smudge to paper. Overall, a Nr Fine set.. The C.P. Lesh Paper Company was founded in 1895 by Charles P. Lesh, and soon became one of the largest paper dealers in the state handling supplies for both printers and publishers. They are perhaps best known for developing the Blue Book exam books marketed for college-level essay exams across the country. At the time this sample case was produced, Perry Lesh, the founderÕs son was President of the company, with the firm continuing as a family operation until the 1970s. This a company supplied set of paper salesman sample catalogues, issued to, per the salesmanÕs information card, to one Lee White. The card further indicates this sample case was placed in the Portland Office Supply Company, in Portland, Indiana in June, 1959. The case a superbly engineered example of mid- century modern industrial design. The paper samples provide an invaluable reference to the bonded papers, book papers, stiff paper covers, card stock, TAG boards, and blotters available during that era. A rare survivor.

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        Lolita

      Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1959, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, 1st EditionThis is the first British edition of the novel. The dustjacket has a clear, cellophane protective cover. The dustjacket underneath is a little worn and torn. The black cloth cover is in general good condition with minimal wear to the corners and spine. The paper trim edges are mottled from storage. Some pages have this mottling seep to their edges. However, the bodies of these pages are clear, clean, firmly attached and complete. fk Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: agth.

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        Breakfast at Tiffany's

      Hamish Hamilton, 1959, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 3rd Edition3rd impression of 1st UK edition. the original boards are a little shelf rubbed. the book has a previous ownr's gift inscription. the binding is excellent if a touch cocked. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: ye85.

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        The Case of the Waylaid Wolf (Inscribed Association copy)

      William Morrow & Co., New York (1959) - Gardner's 100th book! Inscribed by the author, to his niece, on the FEP. Fine in a fine pictorial dust jacket, by H. Lawrence Hoffman. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Inscribed Photograph of Ernest Hemingway with a Blue Marlin

      - A large iconic Old Man and the Sea inspired photograph (measuring 10.5" x 8.25") of Hemingway. Signed and inscribed by Hemingway to Rupert "Hercules" Bellville: "To Hercules from his / good and very [underlined] old / friend / Mr. Papa". Fine. Framed and matted with black metal frame and archival cream matting. Rupert "Hercules" Bellville, Jr. met Hemingway through his father, Rupert Bellville Sr., the first English bullfighter in Spain. Bellville had joined his father and Hemingway in Spain during the summer of 1959. This was purportedly "the dangerous summer" of 1959, the year of the great Ordóñez/Dominguin duel chronicled by Hemingway. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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