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        Happy Families Are All Alike. A Collection of Stories.

      NY: McDowell, Obolensky (1959). - First printing. 8vo. 305 pp. Original green cloth binding. SIGNED by Taylor on the title page. This is a tight, fine book in a price-intact, bright, fine DJ with just a trace off wear base of the spine. An exceptional copy and scarce thus. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn, ABAA]
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        Presentation Photo Album to American Ambassador H. Freeman Matthews from the American International School in Vienna

      American International School, Vienna 1959 - Oblong quarto. Brown morocco with the gilt name of the American Ambassador to Austria, H. Freeman Matthews. Some rubbing and spotting on the boards, else near fine; internally fine. 27 large silver gelatin images tipped in, with printed captions facing each image. First leaf is a printed presentation leaf signed by the President, Superintendent, and President of the Student Body stating that Matthews: ". through foresight, wisdom and courage made this school possible." The images are mixed between candid shots in the classroom and pictures of Matthews breaking ground and the ceremonies surrounding that event. The school was founded to accommodate the children of American and Canadian diplomats in Vienna, and exists to this day. Matthews had previously served as Ambassador to the Netherlands, and served as Acting Secretary of State for a grand total of one day under Eisenhower upon the departure of Dean Acheson. Excellent quality photographs and an interesting insight into Americans in Europe during the Cold War.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Art in Posters The Complete Original Posters of Braque * Chagall *Dufy * Leger * Matisse * Miro * Picasso

      Andre Sauret, Paris 1959 - 247 pages. 32 x 25 cm. 102 color lithographs as only Mourlot can execute them, and each is a tribute to quality color press work. Introductory text of 16 pages. Descriptive Catalogue for each poster -- date, size, press run, etc. Mourlot discusses Picasso's love of lithographic design, his devotion to a medium new to him in 1946. According to Mourlot "Picasso exhausted the possibilities of the process; he both learned and reinvented lithography." Orig. yellow cloth lettered in blue. Fine in near fine dust wrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        Sex Gang: Violent Stories of Naked Passions

      San Diego: Nightstand Books, 1959. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. First edition, "R" issue. (States "NB 1503 R aSn" code on bottom left of front cover. Richmond states this code is "For first and second mass market paperbacks," [p.57], so priority uncertain.) 191pp. Illustrated wraps. A Near Fine copy, completely unfaded with uncreased spine (some vertical publisher's glue bubbles), tiny corner crease to front cover, back cover slightly bumped at bottom corner and faintly rubbed, just a hint of leaning. An excellent copy of Harlan Ellison's most sought-after novel, which is pure adult pulp promising "Lust in the big-city jungles.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA]
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        The Americans

      Grove Press, New York , (1959). 7.25 in. x 8 in., Cloth, Unnumbered pages, substantial fading at spine. Introduction by Jack Kerouac. The First American edition of Frank's groundbreaking approach to documentary photography. This edition appeared one year after the publication of the French edition which does not feature Kerouac's introduction. Stuart Alexander, who produced an extensive bibliography on Frank, states that as many as 2600 copies of this edition may have been printed but the book was remaindered before half of the edition had been sold.

      [Bookseller: Dawson's Book Shop]
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        Marc Chagall. Ausstellung Haus der Kunst München 7. April bis 31. Mai.

      Hamburg, 1959. 2. Auflage ca 300 S. 8°, kartoniert zahllose Abbildungen, Bildband, von Marc Chagall gewidmet, signiert und datiert sowie mit einer kleinen Zeichnung versehen \" Pour L. Dorn en bon Souvenier Marc Chagall 1960 St. Paul \", privater Eintrag am Vorsatzblatt, sonst guter Zustand Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchseite]
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        The Measure of a Man

      Philadelphia: Christian Education Press, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 34 pp. Green cloth with black lettering. Very Good in Very Good original dust jacket, unclipped ($1.00), with rubbing, bottom edge of front panel creased, wear, and edge-toning. Slaight waviness to front free endpaper. The uncommon first book publication of MLK's sermons. These two sermons, “What is Man?” and “The Dimensions of a Complete Life,” would later be collected in Strength to Love.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA ]
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        A History of Magic and Experimental Science. Volume 1 - 8 [cmpl.]. Vol.1 & 2: During the First Thirteen Centuries of our Era. Vol. 3 & 4: Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries. Vol. 5 & 6: The Sixteenth Century. Vol. 7 & 8: The Seventeenth Century. (Vol. 1, 2 & 6) 2nd printing, (3, 4, 7, & 8) 1st printing, (5) 3rd printing.

      New York, The Macmillan Company Columbia University Press, 1929, 1929, 1934, 1934, 1959, 1951, 1958, 1958. - XL, 835 p. / VI, [1], 1036 p. / XXVI, 827 p. / XVIII, 767 p. / XXII, 695 p. / XVII, 753 p. / X, 695 p. / VIII, 808 p., 8°, Gilt stamped O-Cloth (8 Volumes) "The rationality of magic is a classic problem in both history and anthropology. Lynn Thorndike's 'History of Magic and Experimental Science' sought to show a historical link between magic and science, and Frances Yates argued that the occult sciences played a significant role in the early modern scientific revolution." (Richard Kieckhefer in: The Specific Rationality of Medieval Magic) - Vol.1&2 at the spine torn and with tiny faults; Vol.3-7 partly rubbed; all Vols. with signature in the endpapers; else good copies.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Hans-Jürgen Lange]
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        The Lord of the Rings, 1959 1st UK Edition with Dustjackets and Custom Slipcase

      Allen & Unwin, London 1959 - 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 George Allen and Unwin in 1959, these books are early impressions of the 1st UK Edition, originally published in 1954/1954/1955 respectively. The Fellowship of the Ring is a 8th impression published in 1959. The Two Towers is a 6th impression published in 1959. The Return of the King is a 5th impression also published in 1959. All three books have their correct and original dustjackets in Near Fine condition showing some light fading to the red lettering on the spines of all three books. They show no loss to the edges with no chips or tears. The dustjackets were originally covered with an old style protector, which has preserved them very well, but has left some tape ghosts to the front free endpapers of the last two books. The dustjackets are not price clipped, and have almost no tanning or discoloration to the spines, just the light fading to the red lettering. The books are in Near Fine condition with no offsetting to the endpapers, just the tape ghosts as seen in the photos. A previous owners name to The Fellowship and a gift inscription to the front free endpaper of The Two Towers. The dustjackets are in remarkable condition with no loss or edgewear, only the light fading to the red lettering. The gilt to the spines are all clean and bright. Each book has it's own original foldout map tipped in at the rear, and all are in excellent condition with no tears or misfolds. The topstain is unfaded on The Fellowship, but has faded on the other two books. A custom red leather slipcase to house and protect this wonderful set of books. 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. Near Fine / Very Good Plus. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Tolkien Bookshelf]
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        The Lord of the Rings The Fellowship of the Ring The Two Towers The Return of the King

      London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., (1959-60).. Eighth, seventh and fifth impressions respectively. Three volumes. 8vo. Publisher's red cloth, gilt lettered to the spines, top edges red, dust jackets, not price clipped, original grey imitation leather slipcase with publisher's printed label to one side. Folding red and black maps at the end of each volume. Tanning to the jacket spines, a few marks, a little wear to the edges of the case, very good overall. Hammond, p. 98 for reference to these boxed editions.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Stanford White ALS & Portrait of latter, matted and framed [36 x 48 cm.] WITH Aline B. Saarinen ALS, 22 x 16.5 cm. laid-ln at rear sleeve of frame; Stanford White, American architect and partner in McKim, Mead & White

      Np: Np, Np. Near fine condition, matted and gilt framed -- suitable for hanging. Letter 23 x 14 cm. [Stanford White} to {Marie] Anais [Casey], believed to have been romantically involved with by his biographer, Aline B. Saarinen. White's handwritten letter in ink reads, "My dear dear Anais what do you mean? You know my services are always at your disposal but in such a case as this I should feel very badly indeed if you did not consider what I have done for you as a labor of love & I am sure that at least in this case you can & will so accept it. To have pleased you - is all the reason I care or wish for. ever yours Stanford White. The Saarinen typed ALS dated November 2, 1959 to Ruth Watkins (Casey's daughter) seeks additional background information on her mother's affair with White, noting her mother was quite young when she met White, and the reticence of women in that era to discuss personal matters.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc. ]
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        Henderson the Rain King; a novel

      The Viking Press, New York, 1959 - Fine copy in dust-wrapper which has a short closed tear at one fold [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        Henderson the Rain King

      The Viking Press New York 1959 - First edition with a signed, typed letter, dated April 29, 1959, responding to an aspiring writer requesting a favor and praising this title. The original query and Bellow's letter are folded and laid in. The book is a first edition, first state, with top page edges stained yellow. The dust jacket is also first state with price of $4.50 and the three blurbs by Warren, Trilling and the Milwaukee Journal on back of jacket. Book is in near fine condition with very slight soiling to spine cloth. Dust jacket is also in near fine condition with chipping to bottom of spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Different Drummer Books]
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        Disegni di Bianconi

      Garzanti. Hardcover. Milan, circa 1959. Small folio, cloth with jacket, 72 pp. One of 500 copies, signed by Bianconi with an addition inscription initialed by Bianconi. A very scarce title, with Bianconi's drawings and paintings nicely reproduced. This is a very good copy with some bowing to boards and some normal tanning to pages. Jacket is very good with some edgewear and tiny closed tears to edges, with the original mylar cover adhered to the inside panels. Of the 500 copies produced, only survive in public holdings. OCLC 81157585. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Very Good. 1959.

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books ]
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        Pura Tessin. Aquarell.

       1959. Monogrammiert in Aquarell. Signiert, datiert und bezeichnet \"Friedrich Gotsch 1959 / - Pura Tessin - Aquarell\". Auf festerem Velin. 70 x 45 cm (Blattgröße). Die farbfrische, lichtdurchflutete Straßenszene ist mit breitem Pinsel gemalt. Zwei weibliche Figuren, die wohl eine Last auf den Schultern tragen, führen im Vordergrund in das Bild hinein und strukturieren das Bild und bilden einen Bezugspunkt zur Architektur. - 1920 beginnt F. K. Gotsch ein Studium an der Sächsische Akademie der Künste Dresden und wird ein Meisterschüler von Oskar Kokoschka. Hier hat er Kontakt mit Hilde Goldschmidt und Hans Meyboden. Zu Studienaufenthalten hält er sich in New York, Paris, Italien und Südfrankreich, München und Berlin auf. Bei einem Luftangriff während des Zweiten Weltkriegs wurde sein Berliner Atelier und fast sein komplettes Werk zerstört. Nachdem Gotsch in den ersten Nachkriegsjahren vorrangig kulturpolitisch tätig ist, konzentriert er sich ab 1951 wieder vollständig auf seine künstlerische Arbeit. Nach einer Phase intensiver Auseinandersetzung mit dem Kubismus Picassos und des Experimentierens mit abstrakten Darstellungsformen entwickelt der Künstler den für sein weiteres Werk typischen \"späten Expressionismus\". Als einer der wenigen gegenständlich malenden Künstler seiner Generation kann sich Gotsch schon zu Lebzeiten öffentlicher Anerkennung erfreuen. - Im Außenrand unbedeutende Knickspur. Schweiz, Pura, Tessin,

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        GOLDFINGER

      Cape, London 1959 - Black boards stamped in blind and gilt. Very small bump to upper outer corner of front cover, faintest of yellowing to page edges, else fine, no owner names. First issue dust jacket has very small soft creases to upper corner of front panel, else fine, flap price (15s) intact, no yellowing to the spine. Quite a nice copy of the seventh James Bond novel, basis of the famous film with its memorable theme song. Size: Octavo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Steven Temple Books]
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        Goldfinger

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1959 - Hardcover. Black cloth with gilt lettering and design. Slight lean to spine. Dust jacket soiled. Larry McMurtry's Copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Booked Up, Inc.]
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        Some Like It Hot" - Signed Reproduction Poster Photograph

      - Reproduction photograph of the poster for the iconic 1959 comedy, hand signed by its two stars, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon, and by its director, Billy Wilder. Marilyn Monroe is shown playing the ukulele in a rather impractical position, flanked by her adoring "bosom companions" in drag. Glossy print with slightly irregular margins, otherwise in very fine condition with excellent bold signatures. 10 x 8 inches (25.3 x 20 cm).Some Like It Hot is considered to be one of the greatest film comedies of all time and was voted as the top comedy film by the American Film Institute on their list on AFI's 100 Years. 100 Laughs poll in 2000. The film is also notable for featuring cross dressing, and for playing with the idea of homosexuality, which led to it being produced without approval from the Motion Picture Production Code. The code had been gradually weakening in its scope during the early 1950s, due to increasing societal tolerance for previously taboo topics in film, but it was still officially enforced. The overwhelming success of Some Like It Hot was a final nail in the coffin for the Hays Code.

      [Bookseller: Schubertiade Music]
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        A Canticle for Leibowitz

      J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia and New York 1959 - First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. This ORIGINAL price clipped dustjacket has light wear to the edges. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Riprap

      Origin Press 1959 - SIGNED on title page--signature only, and visible in photo. Covers have a trace of wear to extremities--visible in photo. First four pages have a small stain--visible in photos. Poetry content is fine and unmarked. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dela Duende Books]
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        Mexico City Blues

      New York: Grove Press, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First hardcover trade edition, first printing. Near Fine, with previous owner name to front free end paper, red ink inscription to first blank terminal page and name to bottom of page 21, light foxing and light soiling to edge of page block. A nice copy, lacking the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA ]
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        Femme en bleu. Mi-Figure d?une jeune fermme avec cigarette. Signé F. Garopesani Lesin 6 - 10 - 1959.

      1959, 1959 - 58x38 cm, craie originale, signé ?F. Garopesani Lesin 6 - 10 - 1959?, sous passepartout, cadre alu. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Doctor Sax

      New York: Grove Press, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 245 pp. First hardcover edition, first printing. Very Good or better, with light rubbing at corners, a few small spots to the top edge of the page block, front and rear innter hinges repaired and paged toned, lacking the dust jacket. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA ]
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        Happy Birthday To You!

      New York; Random House. 1959. Imperial 8vo. Original glazed pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers, preserved in repeat dustwrapper; pp. [56]; with vibrant coloured illustrations on every page; externally a near fine copy with tiny bruising to heel of spine and shelf-rubbing to lower boards, internally very good, clean, and sound throughout, without inscription, and with only an insignificant, and very pale, splash mark to one corner, protected by an excellent example of the original dustwrapper with two or three tiny nicks to spine ends with short archival tabs to strengthen to the reverse and a couple negligible creases to lower panel adjacent to spine; very scarce in this condition in the dustwrapper. First edition, first issue. This is the first Dr. Seuss title to be printed wholly in full colour. This copy displaying all the relevant points: with the 295/295 code to front flap; not listing any subsequent titles to flap of lower leaf; with the list of earlier titles to the lower flap ending in Yertle The Turtle and The Cat In The Hat Comes Back; and, importantly, with the 6 small white dots to the pale blue background on the "Today is your birthday" page.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        VOYELLES.

      Milano, D. Bertieri, 1959. In folio (cm. 38); copertina originale a colori; pp. 24 con 5 incisioni originali a colori di Luigi Veronesi. Copertina brunita a causa della luce, ma bella copia, stampata in 300 esemplari numerati su carta della cartiera Filippo Milani di Amalfi. Cartoncino originale con gli auguri della Dante Bertieri Stampatore in Milano. Axs

      [Bookseller: Libreria Bongiorno Paolo]
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        The Birthday Party

      London: Encore, 1959. First Edition. wrappers. Near fine. 1st edition, preceding all others. The dedication copy of his second play and first book. Original pictorial wrappers, nearly fine. Signed presentation copy to his wife, dated Dec. 1959, and although the dedication wasn't confirmed in type until the American edition published in 1961, this is it, as tectonic a copy as this book can be.

      [Bookseller: Biblioctopus]
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        The Naked Lunch

      Olympia Press, Paris 1959 - 225pp; green card covers, purple/white d/j, light edgewear. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Baggins Book Bazaar Ltd]
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        A Visit To Morin.

      London: Heinemann,, 1959. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine in gilt, green silk page marker. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the slightly foxed dust jacket, with toning to spine panel and edges. First edition in book form, sole impression, one of 250 copies only. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to Lady Diana Cooper on the front free endpaper: "For Diana, with love and good wishes for Christmas 1960. From Graham". It was produced as a Christmas gift for Greene's friends in Christmas 1960. Both Waugh and Cooper received copies as Christmas presents from Greene: the two subsequently corresponded in January 1961 regarding the story. Waugh wrote to Cooper, "You may well ask, what about Graham Greene's Christmas story? Is he Morin?" (21 January 1961). A Visit to Morin was first published in London Magazine in January 1957.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        French and Indian War

      November 1759. Gentleman's Magazine, November 1759, 47pp. Complete, with rare instructions of General Wolfe to the 20th regiment in case of invasion and plan of the River St. Lawrence, including a battle map showing troop movement at Quebec. Current information on the French and Indian war (known in Britain as the Seven Years War). Also with news of the return of the comet, predicted by astronomer Edmond Halley. This being the first return of the comet following Halley's death in 1742. Ex-Guthman.The Gentleman's Magazine was founded in London, England, by Edward Cave in January 1731. It ran uninterrupted for almost 200 years, until 1922. It was the first to use the term "magazine" (from the Arabic ma?azin, meaning "storehouse") for a periodical. Samuel Johnson's first regular employment as a writer was with The Gentleman's Magazine.

      [Bookseller: University Archives ]
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        VOYELLES.

      - Milano, D. Bertieri, 1959. In folio (cm. 38); copertina originale a colori; pp. 24 con 5 incisioni originali a colori di Luigi Veronesi. Copertina brunita a causa della luce, ma bella copia, stampata in 300 esemplari numerati su carta della cartiera Filippo Milani di Amalfi. Cartoncino originale con gli auguri della Dante Bertieri Stampatore in Milano. Axs

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PAOLO BONGIORNO]
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        ALAS, BABYLON

      Lippincott 1959 - Bound in black cloth with bright pastel and silver decoration. Stated second printing, 8vo, 254pp. Book is slightly cocked with just a little rubbing to edges. Dust jacket with crinkle and chipping at head and foot and edges. First edition, second impression. Author signed copy on front fly "Pat Frank Mt Dora '59". Booksellers label of Bronsons' books and gifts, Eustis - Mount Dora Florida pasted on rear paste down. Signed copies of this novel are scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Thomas Bookseller]
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        ANNALI DELLA SCUOLA NORMALE SUPERIORE DI PISA Serie II Vol XXVIII LETTERE, STORIA E FILOSOFIA

      PISA: SCUOLA NORMALE SUPERIORE DI PISA, 1959. BROSSURA. BUONO. 21 28. I II USATO

      [Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBab]
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        Rome

      Feltrinelli (ma Imprimerie Administrative centrale). In 4 (cm 21,5 x 28), pp. 190. Legatura editoriale in piena tela con sovraccoperta. Edizione Feltrinelli (anche se stampata in Francia come da indicazione al colophon) di quest'opera di William Klein. Sulla scia del successo dei due volumi su New York e Mosca, Feltrinelli pubblica nel 1959 'Rome' dove Klein conferma la sua tecnica densa bui e densa di neri. Testo in lingua francese. Edizione originale. ITA

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Coenobium]
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        Mrs. Bridge

      New York: The Viking Press, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Signed by author on ffep in black ink, inscribed to former owners.Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. A few small stains on edges, bookstore stamp on paste down. Jacket has light edge wear, light fading to spine panel, tape on verso of head, price intact ($3.75).

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        LA GESTA GARIBALDINA PAGINE DI SCRITTORI GARIBALDINI

      ZANICHELLI, BOLOGNA 1959 - ITALIANO Brossura morbida con dorso lievemente consumato e tracce di impurità alla quarta; qui cifra a penna relativa a prezzo vendita e lieve scorticatura in basso; macchia di umidità. Tagli ingialliti. Firma di appartenenza e note manoscritte alla carta di guardia. Cifra a penna al frontespizio. Inserimento di tavole fuori testo; pagine leggibili e scorrevoli. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,99 euro.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Starship Troopers

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons,, 1959. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and star motifs to spine and front board in silver. With the dust jacket. Small damp stain fore edge, not affecting text. An excellent copy in the dust jacket, with toned spine, small mark to rear panel, extremities nicked and slightly rubbed. First edition in book form, first printing. Starship Troopers was first published as a two-part serial in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction in October and November 1959 before being published as a book the next month. Winner of the 1960 Hugo award for best novel, it was adapted to film in 1997 by Paul Verhoeven.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Naked Lunch.

      Paris: The Olympia Press,, 1959. Octavo. Original green wrappers, title to spine and covers. With the dust jacket. Sunning to spine, extremities slightly nicked, foxing to edges of text block, toning to edges, a very good copy in a slightly toned and foxed dust jacket, with a chip out of bottom of front panel. First edition, first printing, first issue with the original price of 1500 francs on the rear cover.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Functional Operators, Volume I) [Annals Of Mathematics Studies, Number 21)

      Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1959. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Very Good +. 261 Pp. Orange Wrappers Printed In Black. Light Wear, Two Corner Creases To Front Cover, Bumping To All Tips. Small Name Stamp Of H. Stanley Graf (Who Worked In Operations Research) On Top Edge Of Page Block, No Other Marks.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        THE STAR OF LIFE

      New York: A Torquil Book Distributed by Dodd, Mead & Company, [1959]. First edition, trade issue, the earliest, with price "$2.95" at upper right corner of front dust jacket flap. Small ding to front cover, a nearly fine copy in a very good dust jacket with mild shelf wear along upper front panel edge, rubbing to folds and some shelf wear to spine end corners with a tiny chip at lower left front corner, with two light blue horizontal lines on the verso of the jacket (offset from a previous jacket protector) with slight bleed through to white background areas. (16608). Octavo, boards. Signed inscription by Hamilton on the front free end-paper: "To / Bob Briney / this somewhat lurid tale / of space adventure with the / confidence that as a true / enthusiast of s-f he will / forgive the faults and see / only the starry highlights - / Ed Hamilton". "A grand old space opera with all the romantic ingredients: space travel, suspended animation, immortality, mutants and menacing aliens. Recommended to readers of nostalgic bent." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 345. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-188.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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