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        The Tin Drum.

      Secker and Warburg., London - The uncorrected proof of the first British edition of the author's first novel. Octavo, original green wrappers as issued. Signed by the author on the title page. In excellent near fine condition showing only light wear. "When Günter Grass published "The Tin Drum" in 1959 it was as if German literature had been granted a new beginning after decades of linguistic and moral destruction. Within the pages of this, his first novel, Grass recreated the lost world from which his creativity sprang, Danzig, his home town, as he remembered it from the years of his infancy before the catastrophe of war. Here he comes to grips with the enormous task of reviewing contemporary history by recalling the disavowed and the forgotten: the victims, losers and lies that people wanted to forget because they had once believed in them. At the same time the novel breaks the bounds of realism by having as its protagonist and narrator an infernal intelligence in the body of a three-year-old, a monster who overpowers the fellow human beings he approaches with the help of a toy drum. The unforgettable Oskar Matzerath is an intellectual whose critical approach is childishness, a one-man carnival, dadaism in action in everyday German provincial life just when this small world becomes involved in the insanity of the great world surrounding it. It is not too audacious to assume that "The Tin Drum" will become one of the enduring literary works of the 20th century" (The Swedish Academy). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Gli Americani (The Americans)

      Il Saggiatore (1959), Milano - Oblong octavo. 179,[2]pp. Original illustrated paper-covered boards protected by modern mylar housed in modern custom made black cloth slipcase. Front and back cover design by Saul Steinberg. Rare Italian language edition of the most notable and important work by Swiss born American photographer and filmmaker, Robert Frank. This edition preceded the first American Grove Press edition. "In this volume of 83 deeply moving and unconventional photographs, Robert Frank portrays the America of cowboys and politicians; of grocery shops, funeral parlors, and Fourth of July jamborees; of picnics, newsstands, crap tables, cocktail parties, jam sessions, and drive-in movies. Here is the face of America illuminated by an unusual talent." (From American edition). The Americans, was very influential in the post-war period, and earned Frank comparisons to a modern-day de Tocqueville for his skeptical outsider's view of American society. Some staining and scuffing on boards. Corners on head and tail of spine strengthened with Japan tissue. Gutter at front and rear endpapers expertly repaired. Slight age toning to outer edges of interior pages. Tight copy with binding in good, interior in very good condition. Slipcase fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        A Canticle For Leibowitz.

      J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia 1959 - First edition of the author's landmark novel. Octavo. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Inscribed by the author, "For Ben Best Regards Walter Miller Jr. 5-28-60." Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Books inscribed by Walter Miller Jr. are fairly uncommon, even more so in the year of publication. Winner of the 1961 Hugo Award for Best Novel, "A Canticle For Leibowitz" is considered one of the most accomplished, powerful, and enduring classics of modern speculative fiction. "An extraordinary novel . Prodigiously imaginative, richly comic, terrifyingly grim, profound both intellectually and morally, and, above all . simply such a memorable story as to stay with the reader for years" (Chicago Tribune). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        APOCALYPSE DE SAINT JEAN: LITHOGRAPHIES ORIGINALES DE RUFINO TAMAYO

      Club International de Bibliophilie, Paris 1959 - 142pp, with 15 color lithographs. Text in French. A magnificent copy of renowned Mexican artist Rufino Tamayo's most sumptuous illustrated book (entry number ninety-three in Juan Carlos Pereda and Nuria Rico's "Tamayo Illustrador"), this example from the edition of two hundred and fifty-five copies on Velin de Rives has been bound with top edge gilt in an exquisite 3/4 red Moroccan leather over hand-marbled green boards. The spine features six raised bands and decorative gilt embossing. The interior and textblock are bright and clean, while the extremities show a tiny bit of scuffing. A beautiful example of an extraordinarily lovely Livre D'Artiste that includes fifteen original color lithographs executed by Tamayo specifically for this project. 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Naked Lunch

      Paris: Olympia. (1959). The first issue of the first edition of his second book, a high spot of Beat and postwar American literature -- one of the "big three" volumes of the Beat movement, along with Jack Kerouac's On the Road and Allen Ginsberg's Howl. Published in paperback in Paris by Maurice Girodias' small press, in an edition of 5000 copies, three years before it could be published in the U.S. Signed by Burroughs in 1996. Uneven sunning and a bit of creasing to the covers; rubbing to the folds. A very good copy in a supplied, near fine dust jacket with a small chip at the crown. Burroughs signed this for a bookseller in Lawrence, Kansas, where he lived during the last years of his life. First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        NAKED LUNCH

      Grove Press, NY 1959 - First US edition, first prnt. (1962). Signed by Burroughs on the title page. Topedge with black topstain and correct price printed on front flap (six dollars). Beginning page toning and spine cloth slightly pushed, spine gilt lettering intact; dustjacket with a quarter-inch closed tear and shallow crease at the front panel topedge, toning on the rear flap fold, touch of wear at the front panel upper corner and spine topedge. A clean, tight and bright copy. Near Fine condition in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a Durafold mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        Naked Lunch (SIGNED Plus SIGNED LETTER Plus MOVIE TIE-INS)

      Grove Press, New York 1959 - 1st US Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED and inscribed by author on title page: "For Daniel M., With all best wishes, William S. Burroughs, October 25, 1981". Also includes laid-in a short typed SIGNED LETTER from Burroughs saying he'd be happy to sign one of his books. Also SIGNED by BARNEY ROSETT on a bookplate on half-title page. Rosset was famed Grove Press publisher who was instrumental in getting the novel published in the US. Because of US obscenity laws the Grove Press edition was actually released in 1962 (despite the 1959 printing date on cp page). Also laid-in is the original New York Times obituary for Barney Rosset. Light foxing to page edges. DJ has edge wear with two closed tears on bottom front, tape reinforcement on obverse and light sunning of spine. 1st Issue DJ (without zip code or roman numeral on rear); $6.00 price on DJ flap; mylar protected. Also includes laid-in small photo SIGNED by HOWARD SHORE (composed music for 1991 movie version of novel). Also laid-in is a small color photo SIGNED by PETER WELLER (played Billy Lee). Also includes laid-in a small color photo on bonded paper SIGNED by IAN HOLM (played Tom Trost). Also includes laid-in is a compliments card SIGNED by JEREMY THOMAS (films Producer). Unique scarce signed 1st US printing with author letter, publishers autograph and movie tie-ins. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Montemarano]
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        The Naked Lunch

      Olympia Press, Paris 1959 - First edition. Rebound in contemporary full black morocco gilt. A tiny stain on the half-title, the front hinge slightly tender, near fine. Briefly Inscribed by Burroughs: "For Fred Warder, William Burroughs." Novels published in France were traditionally bound in wrappers (as this volume was), and then often rebound if the owner deemed it worthy of claiming a place in his library. A nice copy of the true first edition of one of the most influential novels of the post-WWII era, and basis for the David Cronenberg film featuring Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm, Julian Sands, and Roy Scheider. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Goldfinger - 1st Edition/1st Impression

      London: Jonathan Cape. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1959. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Biographee. Cloth. A most attractive First Impression, First Issue, First State of the First Edition in Fine condition in unfaded bright, Very Near Fine, First Issue dust-wrapper with only minute shades of use, SIGNED by Honor Blackman, Pussy Galore, directly on the first free end paper. Gilbert A7a 1.1; Fleming's seventh James Bond Novel. Junius Du Pont (introduced in Casino Royale) suspects Goldfinger of cheating and offers to pay British Secret Intelligent agent 007, James Bond to confirm his suspicions. Basis for the Academy Award winning movie with starring Sean Connery, Gert Fröbe as Auric Goldfinger, and Honor Blackman as Pussy Galore, head of the criminal organization, the Cement Mixers .

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        Current Anthropology

      University of Chicago Press, Chicago 1959 - 51 volumes complete with diagrams, illustrations, plates, maps, figures, indexes. Quarto (10 1/4" x 8 1/2") issued in wrappers. Some reprints, most first editions. Current Anthropology, whose first issue was launched in 1959, is one of the discipline's oldest and most distinguished journals, and has been sponsored since its founding by the Wenner-Gren Foundation. The journal was the first of its kind, championing an interdisciplinary approach alongside a commitment to international dialogue, while fostering a community of international scholars. It became known for its innovative format that combined major research papers with responses solicited from the field. The format, now known as the "CA treatment" was unique in its time and was copied by other journals such as Behavioral and Brain Sciences. While the journal has changed over the years, its original principles are still clearly present and can be traced back to the unique collaboration between the Foundation, led by Paul Fejos,and the anthropologist Sol Tax (University of Chicago). Fejos and Tax first worked together as organizers of a state of the art conference on Meso-American ethnology in 1949. Tax edited the volumes that resulted from this meeting. During the next decade, as the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health in the United States directed their considerable resources towards the funding of large-scale research projects. Fejos explored alternative avenues to expand the reach and impact of the Foundation on the discipline. One shift was to direct funding towards activities that fostered international communication: meetings, with their subsequent publications, would encourage contacts among scholars and permit them to share their knowledge on a worldwide scale. With this in mind, Fejos organized an International Symposium on Anthropology in 1952 whose aim was to take a total inventory of the field and through this help the Foundation to set up new directions for funding. With this in mind, Fejos convened over 80 participants and the final proceedings (some 50 papers and transcripts of lengthy discussions) appeared in 1953 in two edited volumes published by University of Chicago Press: Anthropology Today: An Encyclopedic Inventory, A.L. Kroeber (ed.); and An Appraisal of Anthropology Today, Sol Tax, Loren Eiseley, Irving Rouse, and Carl Voegelin (eds.). With the success of this symposium and its volumes, Fejos decided to condense and update the findings into a volume published by the Foundation in 1955 as "The Yearbook of Anthropology." Inspired by this output, but frustrated by the logistics of publication, in 1957 Fejos invited Sol Tax to develop a plan that could enable worldwide exchange of ideas to continue, but which would be more immediate and flexible. While he had initially thought of publishing updates to the "Anthropology Today" proceedings in a series of books, he was adamant about the need to consult with anthropologists around the world and see what larger consensus might emerge. Intensive discussions began across the globe: Tax traveled to over 30 countries and organized a series of conferences at the Foundation in New York City. He continued to imagine the initiative primarily as a type of yearbook summarizing the current state of research until 1958. This changed after Burg Wartenstein was inaugurated by the Foundation. Its first scholarly event was a symposium dedicated to exploring new ideas for Current Anthropology. Tax, Fejos and twelve invited scholars gathered, and Tax's innovations were consolidated into a proposal that continues to represent the backbone of the journal to this day. Current Anthropology was to be a journal, not a yearbook. It was to address a worldwide community of anthropologists, and its goal would be to represent and unify the "anthropological sciences" by presenting articles across the discipline. Importantly, Tax envisioned a community of scholars rather then a representation of national [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        WATT. Inscribed Review copy

      Grove Press, Inc. New York.,1959. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 8vo. Inscribed to the title page " For Dan Pope from Sam Beckett". Also signed, above the publishers details at the bottom of the page, by the Publisher, Barney Rosset. This is the copy sent to the Time Magazine Book Editor Max Gissen for review and has his faint pencil lines and occasional comments in the margins. Written on the front pastedown endpaper in pencil are the publication details " Pub. date;5/20. 1st. U. S. Publication. Paperback:$1.75". A fine copy of the book in the scarce original publishers hardback format. Grey cloth covered boards with gilt lettering to the spine. The dustwrapper, which features a portrait of Beckett by Brassai on the back panel, has some minor rubbing and wear to the edges but is overall a very good example. Price of $3.50 still intact on inside front flap.:.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Watt

      New York: Grove Press. (1959). First. Uncorrected proof of the first American edition, in sewn but unbound folded and gathered sheets. Several old ink and pencil notes (possibly used to correct a later edition), and small nicks and tears on first and last leaf, very good. Rare in this format. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE

      NY: Viking, (1959) - First Edition, First State of the classic, gripping novel of the supernatural, and basis for two films, most particularly, the first, Robert Wise's brilliant (and faithful) 1963 version with Julie Harris and Claire Bloom. Very near fine copy in lovely bright dust jacket with a bare modicum of wear and shallow chipping at base of spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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        The Haunting of Hill House - Review Copy

      The Viking Press 1959 - New York: The Viking Press, 1959. First Edition, First Printing in original dust jacket with price of $3.95 intact. Review Copy with publisher's slip laid in. In Near Fine condition, in a Very Good dust jacket. Faint bumping to top corners of page corners. Light spotting to topstain. Boards show faint wear at corners, faint sunning at extremities and spine. The dust jacket shows rubbing, light edge wear with chipping at spine ends and corners. A lovely review copy of this first edition, with publisher's review slip laid in. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!

      - SEUSS,DR. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU! NY:Random (1959). 4to, glazed pictorial bds, corner of free ep clipped else near Fine in sl. worn and soiled dust wrapper with price intact. 1st edition. This was the first Dr. Seuss book printed in full color. Younger / Hirsch 28. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Eloise in Moscow

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1959. First Edition. Slim folio, original cloth. Signed by Hilary Knight. Very good in a near fine dust jacket with just a touch of wear.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Praha panoramatická.

      Prague: Státní Nakladatelství Krásné Literatury, Hudby a Uméní, 1959. - Oblong quarto (350 x 220 mm). Original cream cloth, illustration to covers and titles to spine in black, top edge black, others trimmed. With the dust jacket. Boards very mildly soiled. Otherwise a fine copy in a gently toned jacket with slightly nicked extremities, a few small chips to spine ends and folds, and a couple of minor holes to rear panel. Illustrated with 284 monochrome panoramic photographs. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Sudek on front flyleaf: "J. Sudek, Praha 10/III 59". Sudek's most famous book, this volume collects 284 beautiful panoramic views of Prague. "No photographer, save possibly Atget, was so devoted to the task of portraying a city, and with such stunning results, as Sudek" (Sawyer, Creative Camera, No. 190, April 1980). Parr & Badger I, 211.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Cantigas De Santa Maria [ Volumes I, II, II ]

      Acta Universitatis Conimbrigensis, Coimbra 1959 - A very good copy of the three-volume set. The bindings are wrappers. The text of each volume is wholly unmarked, pristine, and the bindings are remarkably bright and fresh in appearance, with only moderate wear at the extremities. Volume I was published in 1959, Volume II in 1961, and Volume II in 1964. Moderate foxing to the page edges of the volumesA brilliant set. [Please note: Due to the size and weight of the three volumes extra shipping may be required depending on the destination and speed of delivery requested. Quotations gladly provided.] [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Works on Paper]
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        Hamlet

      Random House 1959 - SIGNED/LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies. A beautiful copy SIGNED by William Faulkner with slight wear to the edges. The binding is tight, with no cocking or leans. The pages are exceptionally clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a stunning copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. We buy SIGNED Faulkner First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        William Klein: Rome: The City and Its People [SIGNED]

      Viking Press, New York 1959 - First edition, first printing. Signed in black marker on the half-title page by Klein. Hardcover. Black cloth-covered boards with title stamped in white on spine, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs and text (in English) by William Klein. Includes notes on the plates. 192 pp., with numerous black and white photogravure plates richly printed in France. 11-1/8 x 8-7/8 inches. CONDITION: Near Fine (binding moderately loose, some wear to the extremities of the boards, pages 185-188 are punctured across the plates from a sewing error during binding), in Very Good+ dust jacket (intact, with several closed tears up to 1 inch along the top and bottom edges, 1-inch abrasion on the front, several small and medium chips, a 1-inch fragment missing on the heel of the spine). [Cited in Andrew Roth, ed., The Open Book. (Göteborg, Sweden: Hasselblad Center in association with Steidl Verlag, Göttingen, Germany, 2004).] Divided into five sections (Roman Citizens, The Street, the Eternal City, Youth, and the Catholic World), each demonstrative of Klein's keen eye for expression, gesture, juxtaposition, movement, mass, and time, Klein's Rome is a collective and definitive portrait of a living, yet ancient city. This is William Klein's second book, and one of his five signature 'city books,' which also include: New York (1956); Tokyo (1964); Moscow (1964) and Torino '90 (1990). Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vincent Borrelli, Bookseller]
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        ELOISE IN MOSCOW

      NY: Simon & Schuster, (1959) - Lovely Fine First Edition in like dust jacket of the beloved children's favorite - Eloise - groomed at the Plaza, polished in Paris -- and now in Moscow. A very nice indeed collector's copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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        Die Herberge Im Heiligtum Und Andere Gedichte,

      Galerie Parnass, Wuppertal 1959 - "Auflage: 150 Exemplare, von den Verfassern unterschrieben; einhundert und zwanzig von 1-120 numeriert und dreißig für die Verfasser von I-XXX." Dieses Nr. 95 (vom Verfasser und Künstler signiert). Herausgegeben im September 1959 von R. Jährling, Galerie Parnaß. Leinenbezogener Schuber, intakt, Leinen-Mappe, tadellos, 15 doppelseitige Karton-Bögen (Texte Deutsch, Französisch), 6 Holzschnitte von Raoul Ubac. Insgesamt eine seltene Mappe in sehr gutem Erhaltungszustand. Raoul Ubac (1910 - 1985), belgischer, surrealistischer Maler, Fotograf und Bildhauer. Publizierte auch bei Maeght (Derrière le Miroir). André Frénaud (1907 - 1991), französischer Lyriker und Essayist. 21,5 x 29 Cm. 0,85 Kg. Gewicht in Gramm: 850 Erstausgabe Leinen-Schuber Leinen-Mappe Sehr Gut [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clement]
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        LA RELIURE EN FRANCE de ses origines à nos jours.

      - Se trouve à Paris, chez Jean Rousseau-Girard, 1959-1961. 3 volumes in-4 en feuilles sous couvertures imprimées rempliées et étuis, (201pp+88pl),(255pp+71pl.),(288pp+91pl.). Une somme considérable et l’un des plus grands classiques sur le sujet; l’iconographie est abondante et de grande qualité: 3 FRONTISPICES couleurs, illustrations dans le texte et 250 PLANCHES DONT 25 EN COULEURS CONTRECOLLEES, une coloriée au pochoir et une autre présente des échantillons de papier marbré.Tome 1: des origines à la fin du XVII°; tome 2: de 1700 à 1850; tome 3: depuis 1850.Le premier plat de l’étui du 2° volume présente une trace de brûlure qui a un peu diffusé sur la couverture, mais sans gravité, peu perceptible; les dos sont un peu passés en queues, mais l’ensemble est en très bon état; intérieur très blanc, belles illustrations.

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        A FORM OF WOMEN. Inscribed to Allen Ginsberg.

      Jargon Books in Association with Corinth Books, New York 1959 - Creeley, Robert. A FORM OF WOMEN. Inscribed to Allen Ginsberg. New York: Jargon Books in Association with Corinth Books, 1959. First edition. This 8vo., Stiff illustrated wrappers. Wrappers a trifle soiled, else fine. Inscribed on the title page: " For Allen / with love / Bob" Issued as Jargon 33. inscribed to Allen Ginsberg. "INTERVIEWER [Lewis MacAdams and Linda Wagner-Martin] When did you meet Ginsberg? CREELEY In 1956 - after leaving Black Mountain, it must have been in early January or so, then stopping in Albuquerque with friends to pull myself together, then going on to San Francisco where Ed Dorn and his family were. I was trying to get out of my own habits. My marriage had finally ended altogether - and I was sick of what I knew, so to speak. So anyhow I decided to go west. I got to Ed's place about four in the afternoon, and he and Helene drove me around a little. I remember we got very drunk or I at least did - and Rexroth had invited me over for dinner. I can remember vomiting all over the sidewalk, just before I went in, something like an hour or so late. Then later that same night, after Ed had taken off for a job he had as a baggage clerk at Greyhound, suddenly Allen appeared. He was working at the same place only on an earlier shift. It's so characteristic of Allen to be there like that, that is, to come so directly to what interests him. And I was God knows flattered - we talked most of the night about Olson and the scene at Black Mountain. And he told me what was happening in San Francisco. Later, I remember walking around the city with him and Phil Whalen, with Allen inevitably carrying the big black binder notebook, reading us "Howl" every time we sat down or stopped for something to eat. It was really a beautiful time - everything was so open, just poised on its own energies". - The Paris Review, Fall 1968 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Les bucoliques

      Monique LAVALLEE 1959 - In-folio ( 53/33,3 cm ) , en feuilles , 46 pages , couverture illustrée . Texte en latin . Exemplaire numéroté 9 des 10 du tirage d'auteur tirés sur papier d'Auvergne . Il a été tiré de plus 15 exemplaires sur papier non spécifié . Cet ouvrage est illustré de 60 bois gravés de Monique LAVALLEE . La couverture est empoussiérée , une tache sur le plat inférieur . Ouvrage vraiment plein de charme . [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Separate Peace

      London:Secker & Warburg, 1959. First Edition, First Printing, precedes American edition. In Near Fine condition, lacking the dust jacket. Top edge of page block shows moderate foxing, and the side edge of the page block shows a scrape near the top. Else fine.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Sochi 1959 Photo Album

      Sochi, 1959. Paperback, mit illust. Schutzumschlag, SW-Fotos, Fotoband, altersbedingt guter Zustand, angestossen,Umschlag berieben & mit Gebrauchsspuren, Siten vergilbt, ca 65 S., 21*26 cm. Bilder untertitelt in Russisch UND Englisch, Text nur in RU

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        Goldfinger

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

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        Tropic of Cancer

      Grove Press 1959 - New York: Grove Press, 1961. First American Edition, Third Printing; in original dust jacket with price of $7.50 intact. Signed on the front free end paper by Henry Miller, inscribed to Pierre. Pierre Sicari was a friend and avid collector of Henry Miller's books. In Very Good condition, in a Good+ dust jacket. Clean text. Foxing at front and rear gutters. Light edge wear to boards, and spine ends with a bump to top of spine. Spine cloth shows foxing. The dust jacket shows rubbing and edge wear with a few chips and tears. A lovely copy, signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        ZAMM - ZEITSCHRIFT FÜR ANGEWANDTE MATHEMATIK UND MECHANIK, 39 Jahrgänge: 39 (1959) - 77 (1997). Vollständig, mit Sonderband: GAMM Annual Meeting, Praque, May 27-31 1996. Gebundene Fachzeitschrift. ISSN: 0044-2267., ZAMM: Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 39 Volumes: 39 (1959) - 77 (1997). Complete, including special Issue: GAMM Annual Meeting, Praque, May 27-31 1996.

      Berlin : Akademie Verlag, 1959 - 1997. - 39 Jahrgänge in 49 Bänden. Große und vollständige Sammlung! Der Titel stammt aus einer aufgelösten Spezialbibliothek für Luft- und Raumfahrt und ist mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Teilweise mehrere Bände pro Jahrgang. Jahrgang 44 (1964) wurde nicht gebunden, die Einzelausgaben liegen in einer Mappe bei. Bucheinbände mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, Buchdeckel und Bindungen sind teilweise verformt. Seiten sauber. Jahrgangsverzeichnisse sind stellenweise lose beigelegt oder als Fotokopie eingebunden worden. Bindungen fest. Guter, teils akzeptabler Zustand. Mehr Fotos und Angaben zu den Versandtkosten schicken wir Ihnen gern auf Anfrage. Bitte beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an antiquarischen Zeitschriften. // Collection of complete 39 volumes in 49 books. Volume 44 (1964) not bound in hard cover. Formerly from library-collection. Covers with light shelf wear and partly warped. Pages clean. Good to acceptable condition. More pictures on demand. Please ask for shipping-fees. zqx mbx jqx Sprache: de

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        TEXTIL-PRAXIS, 22 Jahrgänge: 14(1959)-35(1980). Vollständig, gebundene Zeitschrift. ISSN: 0371-6430. Späterer Titel: TEXTIL-PRAXIS INTERNATIONAL (tpi). Mitteilungsblatt des Vereins Deutscher Färber e.V., der Vereinigung Reutlinger Ingenieure e.V. und der AHV Sericaria Krefeld. Mitteilungen der VDI-Fachgruppe Textiltechnik ADT [...].

      Stuttgart : Konradin-Verlag (Kohlhammer), 1959 - 1980.. 22 Jahrgänge in 30 Bänden. Gr.-8°, Hardcover/Pappeinband. 22 Jahrgänge in 30 Bänden!!! Fachzeitschrift mit Informationen aus Forschung und Produktion, wurde Anfang der 1970er Jahre als TEXTIL-PRAXIS INTERNATIONAL (tpi) veröffentlicht und integrierte ab da Beiträge und Themen aus dem Ausland. Der Titel stammt aus einer aufgelösten Spezialbibliothek für Luft- und Raumfahrt und ist mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Einige Jahrgänge in zwei Halbbänden. Bucheinbände leicht berieben, teilweise etwas verformt. Seiten sauber. Bindungen fest. Noch im guten Zustand. Mehr Fotos und Angaben zu den Versandtkosten schicken wir Ihnen gern auf Anfrage. Bitte beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an antiquarischen Zeitschriften. zqx mbx jqx

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        CHEMIE-INGENIEUR-TECHNIK, 27 Jahrgänge: 31 (1959) - 57 (1985). Gebundene Zeitschriften, vollständig. ISSN: 0009-286x. Verfahrenstechnik, Technische Chemie, Apparatewesen, Biotechnologie. Herausgeber: Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker. DECHEMA Deutsche Gesellschaft für chemisches Apparatewesen. GVC, VDI-Gesellschaft Verfahrenstechnik und Chemieingenieurswesen.

      Weinheim : VCH Verlagsgesellschaft, 1959 - 1985.. 27 Jahrgänge in 27 Bänden. Bibliothekseinband. 27 Jahrgänge in 27 Bänden!! Der Titel stammt aus einer aufgelösten Spezialbibliothek für Luft- und Raumfahrt und ist mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Neun der 27 Bände mit gelber Rückensignatur. Bucheinbände berieben und etwas angestaubt, teilweise sind Buchblöcke und Bindungen verformt oder Schnitte bestoßen. Jahrgangsband 42 (1970) stark verformt. Seiten sauber. Bindungen fest. Zustand reicht von gut bis akzeptabel. Mehr Fotos und Angaben zu den Versandtkosten schicken wir Ihnen gern auf Anfrage. Bitte beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an antiquarischen Zeitschriften. zqx mbx jqx

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        MELLIAND TEXTILBERICHTE. Deutsche Ausgabe, 14 Jahrgänge: 40 (1959) - 53 (1972). Komplett, gebundene Fachzeitschrift. Neueste Informationen über technische Fortschritte und praktische Erfahrungen in Spinnerei, Weberei, Tuchfabrikation [...]. Mit Tuchmacher-Praxis, Melliand-Masche, Melliand-Textilchemie und Textilmaschinenschau [...].

      Heidelberg : Melliand, 1959 - 1972.. 14 Jahrgänge in 28 Bänden. Hardcover/Pappeinband. 28 Bänden, 14 Jahrgänge!!! Der Titel stammt aus einer aufgelösten Spezialbibliothek für Luft- und Raumfahrt und ist mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Mehrere Bände pro Jahrgang (insgesamt 28). Bucheinbände leicht berieben und etwas angestaubt. Seiten sauber, teilweise etwas gewellt. Bindungen fest. Guter Zustand. Mehr Fotos und Angaben zu den Versandtkosten schicken wir Ihnen gern auf Anfrage. Bitte beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an antiquarischen Zeitschriften. zqx mbx jqx

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        The Pink Dress

      New York: Doubleday/A Guild Book, 1959: A nice Book Club Edition of this long out of print and scarce title, in an original dust jacket. In Good+ Condition. Clean pages, with occasional spotting; spotting to side of page block. Clean text. Sound binding. Boards show rubbing and light edge wear; top of spine lightly pushed in. The dust jacket shows sunning, rubbing, light chipping, with a few short closed tears and a few light tide marks to the rear panel. A few small chips are missing from the spine panel about an inch up from the base. A very nice copy.

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        Free Fall

      London: Faber and Faber,, 1959. Octavo (190 x 120 mm). Recent red morocco binding with raised bands, gilt titles and decorations to spine, single rule to boards, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the title page "For Michael Cucles with best wishes from William Golding".

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        <I>?The last L&H film was made in France, titled ?UTOPIA?, sorry to say it was the worst we ever made ? The John Wayne film you saw recently in which Hardy was in, was made in ?48. (released in ?49.) ? Mr Wayne being a good friend of Hardy requested him to appear alone in this film, so of course I had no objection??</I>

      Typed Letter Signed ?Stan Laurel,? 1.25 pages, 7.25? x 10.5?, front & verso. On stationery of the Oceana Apartment Hotel, Santa Monica, California, November 27, 1959. To Glen Laxton, Lincoln, Rhode Island. Original envelope included. Tape shows through, not at signature, with no affect on legibility. Minor flaws. Fine condition.In part, ?Note you have a Tape recorder ?" what make is it? Mine is a ?Wollensak?. Am sure you will get a lot of pleasure out of it. I get a lot of fun out of mine recording Candid Conversations when several people visit me at one time & during card games sometimes ?" I hide the ?Mike? from view, & before they leave I play it back for them & they sure get a big kick out of it, its amazing how funny these conversations are under these conditions.?The last L&H film was made in France, titled ?UTOPIA?, sorry to say it was the worst we ever made. We had a lot of trouble on that one, due to language barrier ?" sickness etc. I was in hospital for eight weeks du

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        [Op. 36]. IIme Grande Simphonie en Re majeur (D-Dur)... Oeuvre XXXVI Partition. [Full score]

      Bonn et Cologne N. Simrock [PN] 1959 [1822]. Octavo. Original publisher's printed wrappers. 1f. (title), [ii] (blank), 162 pp. Engraved. Price: "14 Frs." Wrappers slightly defective, spine mostly lacking, upper laid down. Slight offsetting; staining to edges of outer margins; some paper imperfections. Some edges untrimmed.. First German edition. Kinsky p. 91. Hoboken 2, 195.

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