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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition 1804-1806

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

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        Gruzinskoe chekannoe iskusstvo; issledovanie po istorii gruzinskogo srenevekovogo iskusstva.

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

      [Bookseller: Moe's Books]
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        Poor No More

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

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Cider with Rosie. With Drawings by John Ward. [Fourth Impression]. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY

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

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        The Naked Lunch

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

      [Bookseller: Berkeley Books of Paris]
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        Art In Posters: The Complete Original Posters of Braque, Chagall, Dufy, Leger, Matisse, Miro & Picasso

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

      [Bookseller: John Kehoe, Bookseller ABAA]
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      Marseille: Les cahiers du sud, 1959. Fine. Les cahiers du sud, Marseille 1959, 14,5x23,5cm, broché. - Edition originale hors commerce imprimée à 100 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seul tirage avec quelques exemplaires d'auteur, le nôtre imprimé spécialement pour Thomas Stearns Eliot. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à son ami et traducteur pour les Etats-Unis Allen (Tate) : " Pour vous, mon cher Allen, en bien vive et profonde admiration". spine et plats légèrement et marginalement passés, deux petites déchirures sans gravité en tête et en pied du spine.   --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale hors commerce imprimée à 100 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seul tirage avec quelques exemplaires d'auteur, le nôtre imprimé spécialement pour Thomas Stearns Eliot. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Saint-John Perse à son ami et traducteur pour les Etats-Unis Allen (Tate) : " Pour vous, mon cher Allen, en bien vive et profonde admiration". Dos et plats légèrement et marginalement passés, deux petites déchirures sans gravité en tête et en pied du dos.  

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Dem Gedächtnis Alfred Kubins", 1959.

      - Holzschnitt, Probedruck, 35,5 x 54 cm, signiert, datiert u. betitelt. Werner Berg besuchte Alfred Kubin in Zwickledt am 10. April 1959 und zeichnete den greisen Meister wie er, von seiner schweren Krankheit mitgenommen, im Bett liegt (Kubin starb am 20. August desselben Jahres). Bereits 1951 haben sich die beiden näher kennengelernt, bei einer gemeinsamen Ausstellung im Klagenfurter Künstlerhaus. Bei seiner letzten Reise 1956 besuchte Kubin Werner Berg auf dessen Rutarhof, „voll subtiler Aufmerksamkeit", laut Berg, seine Arbeit betrachtete „und diesen Eindruck als seinen stärksten in der Nachkriegszeit bezeichnete". (Werner Berg, Elberfeld / Rheinland 1904 – 1981 Rutarhof / Kärnten) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Zazie dans le métro EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

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

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        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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      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959 - Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in full black morocco with titles in white to spine and front board, black endpapers, all edges black. Pages slightly browned as is often the case with this title, an excellent copy attractively bound. First edition, first printing. Binding showcasing the image seen on the first edition dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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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]

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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.

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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]

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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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        Original photograph of "The Three Islands near the Village of Igendja."

      1959 - Approx. 4 x 6-1/2 inches (image), framed. Slight creasing near one corner. With a 50-word annotation in the lower margin by Albert Schweitzer, noting that "it was here, on a September's day in 1915, that the idea the the reverence for life is the basic principle of ethics and humanity, came to me."

      [Bookseller: Jeffrey H. Marks, Rare Books, ABAA]
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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.

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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]

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        The Man Who Lost His Way -by W E Johns

      London, UK: MacDonald, 1959, 1st Edition, First Printing, London, England - -----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, tight and square, in a bright attractive Very Good dustjacket with a couple of small abrasions, some light rubbing to the rear panel which is white with text, two small tape marks on verso of jacket with show through on rear panel, front endpaper crease, overall a VERY nice copy of a truly rare JOHNS title, Johns is of course best known for his Biggles books, this is a mystery, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup (Member of IOBA)]
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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.

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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.  

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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"

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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.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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.

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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.

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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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        A Canticle for Leibowitz

      Lippincott, New York 1959 - A pristine copy in mylar-protected dj. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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