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        Carpenter, M. Scott; Cooper, L. Gordon; Glenn, John H.; Grissom, Virgil I.; Schirra, Walter M.; Shepard, Alan B.; Slayton, Donald K

      We Seven. Simon & Schuster New York. 375 Pages. Rag edge pages. 6 sections of Black/white photo plates (matte finish). Someone wrote Ã’Beginning in 1959, NASA began a series of rocket tests with the goal of putting a man in space. Yuri Gagarin, a Soviet pilot, beat Alan Shepard into space by about three weeks in the spring of 1961. By 1963, six of the seven American astronauts had orbited the earth. We Seven, a book by the Mercury program astronauts, is one of the most popular books on the subject./Hardcover. NON SMOKING STORE. My listing INCLUDES PHOTO OF ACTUAL BOOK for sale. Book VERY GOOD PLUS. No dust jacket issued, or is missing. Boards are grey leatherette with black lettering. Very small creases at top and bottom of spine, other than that virtually no wear showing on covers/spine. Corners straight. Sewn binding, upper edges of pages are red, as issued, not faded. Back end papers show sky and rocket going up. Front end papers show launch towers and rocket just launched. Possibly a very slight sag in book interior, as bottom page corner tips have touched the shelf in a size about 1/8 inch x 1/8. Front board and first free end page have been overzealously opened, and the paper is torn along the spine, revealing the sewn backing, which makes the spine a bit looser from the book, but the sewn cloth backing is not cut or torn, and the cover is not tearing away from the book. ItÕs barely noticeable but for the small 1/8 inch gap in the centre of he colour photo on the end pages, and the slight looseness of the cover. . Aviation

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        Ernest Hemingway two owned and used tickets for bullfights held on August 2, 1959, at Málaga?s Plaza de Toros Málaga during ?The Dangerous Summer? of 1959

      Two colorful bullfight tickets, each 2.5? x 5.5?. Plaza de Toros Málaga, August 2, 1959. ?Sombra? (?Shade?). Paper tickets, each with one punched cancellation hole. One has light folds. Torn at bottom where detached from ticket stubs when entering the bullring. Fine condition.In ?Sports Illustrated? on August 17, 1959, John Blashill wrote about Spanish bullfighters Luis Miguel Dominguín and Antonio Ordóñez. In part, ?Last year both matadors had the finest season of their careers, and Spain was split between ordoñistas and dominguístas. But it seemed improbable that they ever would meet because of an old family feud that persisted even after Ordóñez married Luis Miguel?s sister. In April, however, the feud was resolved, and in June a series of cartels matched the two masters. At Zaragoza, Luis Miguel cut three ears, Ordóñez one. In Barcelona the result was the same, and again at Puerto de Santa María. The luck changed at Tudela ?" Ordóñez cut four ears, Dominguín none. This brought them to Valencia

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Wilhelm Dilthey: Gesammelte Schriften. Bände I bis XX komplett (Es fehlen die Bände 21-26). - Bd. 1: Versuch einer Grundlegung für das Studium der Gesellschaft und der Geschichte; Bd. 2: Weltanschauung und Analyse des Menschen seit Renaissance und Reformation; Bd. 3: Studien zur Geschichte des deutschen Geistes: Leibniz und sein Zeitalter. Friedrich der Große und die deutsche Aufklärung. Das achtzehnte Jahrhundert und die geschichtliche Welt; Bd. 4: Die Jugendgeschichte Hegels und andere Abhandlungen zur Geschichte des deutschen Idealismus; Bd. 5 und 6: Die geistige Welt. Einleitung in die Philosophie des Lebens; Bd. 7: Der Aufbau der geschichtlichen Welt in den Geisteswissenschaften; Bd. 8: Weltanschauungslehre. Abhandlungen zur Philosophie der Philosophie; Bd. 9: Pädagogik, Geschichte und Grundlinien des Systems; Bd. 10: System der Ethik; Bd. 11: Vom Aufgang des geschichtlichen Bewusstseins. Jugendaufsätze und Erinnerungen; Bd. 12: Zur preussischen Geschichte. Schleiermachers politische Gesinnung und Wirksamkeit. Die Reorganisatoren des preussischen Staates. Das allgemeine Landrecht; Bd.13 und 14: Leben Schleiermachers; Bd. 15 bis 17: Zur Geistesgeschichte des 19. Jahrhunderts; Bd. 18: Die Wissenschaften vom Menschen, der Gesellschaft und der Geschichte. Vorarbeiten zur Einleitung in die Geisteswissenschaften (1865 - 1880); Bd. 19: Grundlegung der Wissenschaften vom Menschen, der Gesellschaft und der Geschichte; Bd. 20: Vorlesungen zur erkenntnistheoretischen Logik und Methodologie (1864-1903). [Von Wilhelm Dilthey, Herausgegeben von Hans-Ulrich Lessing und Frithjof Rodi].

      Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 1959-1990.. 21 Bände (von 26). Mischauflage. ca. 450 Seiten pro Band. Gr. 8° (24 x 18 cm). Blaue Orig.-Leinenbände mit goldgeprägtem Titel auf Rücken und Vorderdeckel. [Hardcover / fest gebunden].. Die Bände 1-20 liegen komplett vor (Band 13 in zwei Teilbänden). Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit Spuren der Signatursschilder auf den Rücken und Stempeln auf Vorsätzen und Schnitten. Rücken unterschiedlich stark ausgeblichen, Einbände minimal bis leicht berieben und Kopfschnitte etwas angestaubt. Insgesamt gutes, sauberes und lückenloses Exemplar der in Vollständigkeit sehr seltenen und wertvollen Ausgabe.

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        Mother?s Day card signed ?Lee? with his original envelope addressed to ?Mrs. M. Oswald? in Fort Worth, mailed four months before leaving for Russia ? with 1956 Christmas card his mother sent him, his ?first Xmas away from home??

      (1) Mother?s Day card signed ?Love xx / Lee,? 3.75? x 7? closed. On front: ?For You, Mother, / on Mother?s Day,? picturing a motorcade of three cars, circa 1910s, filled with flowers. Printed inside: ?Dear Mother, / as the years pass by / And seasons come and go / You keep on / growing dearer still / To everyone you know / And you?re wished / with deeper feeling / Than a message can express / A Mother?s Day that / brings you / Very special happiness!? Penned on verso in unidentified hand ?Ex 266? ?" this was an exhibit in the Warren Commission report but the Commission decided not to publish exhibits 259-269.(2) Original envelope, 7.25? x 4?, addressed by Lee Harvey Oswald to his mother ?Mrs. M. Oswald / 313 Templeton Dr. / Fort Worth, / Texas.? 4¢ Abraham Lincoln stamp postmarked Santa Ana, California, May 7, 1959. Two plastic tape stains at blank edges. On verso, Mrs. Oswald has penned ?Hon. Jim Wright / Congressman, / 12th Dist / House office Bldg,? ?Hon [blank] Herter /

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Goodbye Columbus

      Houghton Mifflin Company, 1959. Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston 1959. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Printing, no additional printings. Black cloth boards with white and yellow lettering. Original jacket priced at $3.75. Signed by Philip Roth on an attached bookplate at the front endpaper. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, shelf wear, light spots on the pages. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, chipping at the jacket spine. Light spots on the rear panel. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover."

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        Ernest Hemingway owned and used ticket for a bullfight at Valencia?s Plaza Toros de Valencia in ?The Dangerous Summer? of 1959

      Colorful bullfight ticket, 7? x 3?. Plaza Toros de Valencia, July 29, 1959. ?Sombra / Preferencia? (?Shade / Preference?). Paper ticket with a punched cancellation hole. Slight tear at lower edge. Fine condition.Matador Luis Miguel Dominguin was badly gored and thrown while fighting his third bull of the day in a mano-a-mano fight with his brother-in-law and rival, matador Antonio Ordoñez, the next day in Plaza Toros de Valencia.In the introduction to Hemingway?s ?The Dangerous Summer? which was written in 1959-1960 but published posthumously in 1985, James A. Michener writes, ?This is a book about death written by a lusty sixty-year-old man who had reason to fear that his own death was imminent. It is also a loving account of his return to those heroic days when he was young and learning about life in the bull rings of Spain ... ?The Dangerous Summer? focuses on bullfighting and its participants, both in the ring and in the stands ... Temporada, the season. Roughly, from late March throug

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        Les Affiches Originales des Maitres de l ecole de Paris. Braque - Chagall - Dufy - Leger - Matisse - Miro - Picasso.

      Andre Sauret, 1959.. 246 pages Hardcover. Buch in gutem Zustand. Umschlag ganz leicht Beschädigt!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat BOOKFARM]
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        Separate Peace, A

      Secker & Warburg, 1959-01-01. First British Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. London:Secker & Warburg, 1959. First Edition, First Printing, with "First Published 1959" stated on the copyright page with no subsequent printings mentioned. Published in advance of the American first edition. In Near Fine condition. Clean text. Firm binding. The green cloth binding is clean, with sharp corners and sharp gilt stamping to the spine. Side top edge of page block shows moderate foxing, and the side edge of the page block shows a scrape near the top. Else fine. A lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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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. Illustrated with 284 monochrome panoramic photographs. 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. 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).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Chartwell, home of Sir Winston Churchill : small archive of letters and published material, 1959-1962

      Various publishers, 1959-1962, 1959. 1st Edition. All items are in a very good or near fine condition. Varying degrees of light edge-wear and dulling as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. A small collection of letters, correspondence, newspaper clippings and published material relating to Chartwell, the majority of which dates from 1959-1962. There are 8 items of correspondence between Grace Hamblin and Hodgson's Booksellers regarding the sale of books from the Chartwell Library. Grace Hamblin was personal secretary to the Churchills. The published material includes three promotional guides (late 1960s) and 'Churchill and Chartwell', by Robin Fedden (National Trust, 1984, 4th ed., 63p). Subjects: Sir Winston Churchill -- Chartwell Manor -- History.

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      Secker & Warburg, London 1959 - First Impression, preceding the American edition by one year. Octavo; green cloth, with titles stamped in silver on spine; dustjacket; 237pp. Bookplate signed by the author loosely laid in. Short tear to edge of rear endpaper, else Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced 15s. net), gently spine-sunned, with light wear to extremities, shallow chipping to corners, and two chips at the crown affecting titles; Very Good. The author's first book, the story of a friendship between two 16 year old boys at a New England prep school, just before America's involvement in World War 2. Basis for the 2004 Peter Yates film of the same name. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Advise and Consent. A Novel of Washington Politics

      New York: Doubleday, 1959. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. This is an uncommon signed first edition of Drury's Pulitzer Prize winning novel about the inner workings of politics in Washington, D.C. in the late 1950s. A very good book in a very good dust jacket. Slight spine lean. Price of $5.75 is present on the jacket flap. Signed by Allen Drury on the half-title page. The novel was adapted into the 1962 film, Advise and Consent, direct by Otto Preminger and starring Walter Pidgeon and Henry Fonda." Signed by the author.

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        The Same Door

      Knopf, 1959. First Edition (first printing). The first short story collection by the author of RABBIT, RUN and THE CENTAUR. Fine/Near Fine -- light crimping at the head and foot of the dust jacket spine and light rubbing to the rear panel, else very clean. Signed by Updike on the title page. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Dust-Jacket for Naked Lunch.

      New York: Grove Press, INC., circa 1959. - Very good+ Original dust-jacket with first edition price of $6.00 in Brodart archival protector. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wild Raspberries

      New York, 1959. Folio, original raspberry boards, rather pleasantly faded to ombré pinks. Spine replaced with pink linen and edges consolidated with dyed Japanese tissue. A spoof on elaborate French cuisine and a take off on Ingmar Bergman's film, Wild Strawberries. The cooking terms are antiquated and the recipes are parodies of classical French cuisine. They are written in Andy's mother's handwriting. Three of the seventeen illustrations(counting the double page pig plate as one) are colored by hand, including the splendid double-page roasted piglet. There is also one page with recipe but no image (as issued). Reference: From Manet to Hockney, 130. Raspberry-colored Boards. Near Fine. Illus. by Andy Warhol. Folio.

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        McCabe (First Edition)

      New York: Macmillan, 1959. First Edition. First Edition. Basis for the classic 1971 film, "McCabe and Mrs. Miller," directed by Robert Altman and starring Warren Beatty and Julie Christie. In a custom clamshell box.& & Near Fine in a Near Fine, price-clipped dust jacket. A superior example, with no fading whatsoever to the red lettering at the spine panel.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Hans Falk zeichnet Marcel Marceau. Mit 3 (v. 4) signierten Orig.Lithographien und 1 handkolorierten Lichtdruck von Hans Falk. Einleitung von Elisabeth Brock-Sulzer.

      Zürich, Alpha-Presse, 1959. 52x40 cm. 7 lose Blatt in Orig.-Mappe. Num. Expl. Nr. 60 (v.100). -Es FEHLEN 2 Blatt Text und 1 Lithographie. Einbd. etw. ber. u. best., 1 Lithographie am Rde. leicht fl... 13. Druck der Alpha-Presse Zürich. Hans Falk hat die vier Originallithographien, sowie den Umschlag auf den Stein gezeichnet und jedes Blatt handschriftlich signiert. Lithos und Umschlag (Orig.Graphik) wurden von J.E. Wolfensberger, Zürich abgezogen. Die Lichtdruck AG, Zürich, besorgte die dreifarbige Reproduktion, die von Hans Falk noch handkoloriert wurde. Auf Arches-Büttenpapier. Nr. 60 von 100 handnumerierten Exemplaren.

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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. Gr.-8°, Hardcover/Pappeinband. 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

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      Longmans, [1959]. Longmans, [1959]. 8vo., First Edition, with frontispiece, 68 plates on 46, 3 maps in the text and a large folding map in red and black in pocket at end, top lightly dust-soiled; beige cloth, gilt back, backstrip faintly browned at extreme head and tail, a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped, mildly browned dustwrapper. The author's first and most celebrated book, chronicling his years of travel after WWII 'without European companions and living as an Arab'. SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION. . Catalogs: middle east.

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      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Document inedit: 2 cartes manuscrites Originals de puny i lletra de l'Escriptor Josep Pla. Les dues cartes van dirigidas al seu amic Masdeu, i estan datades el 18/12/1959 i 23/05/1961. Es Presenten emmarcades en cartolina gruixuda i les acompanyen dos fotografies en paper. Documents rarissims i molt Dificils d'aconseguir. Estan en perfectissim estat. Carta 1: 15,5 x 14 cms. Carta 2: 15,5 x 10,3 cms Mesura de la cartolina o emmarcacio: 48,7 x 24,5 cms

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        The Second World War. In two volumes

      New York - Time Incorporated, 1959. New York - Time Incorporated, 1959 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A richly illustrated edition of Winston Churchill's classic account of the Second World War. Featuring numerous photographic illustrations and artworks, many of which arecoloured. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In half leather-effect cloth bindings, within a slipcase. Externally, a little shelfwear. The slipcase is slightly rubbed to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean, with just the odd mark. Overall: FINE in a very good slipcase..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Paris Review No. 20, Autumn-Winter 1958-1959

      New York: The Paris Review, 1959. New York: The Paris Review, 1959 Issue No. 20, first printing. Publishers' light blue and white pictorial paper wrappers, with an illustration of three blonde women by Tom Keogh to the front panel, lettered in black. A near fine copy, with some light wear to the extremities, minor creasing to the spine, a hint of scattered spotting and light soiling to the otherwise bright and clean panels, minor creasing to the top left corner of the rear panel and rear pages of text, slight chip to the top right corner of the front panel. Overall, a bright and attractive copy. "Goodbye, Columbus" is a novella by Philip Roth, first published serially in this issue of The Paris Review on pages 71-179 and later included in his collection of short fiction Goodbye, Columbus, published in the same year. The story presents a humorous and somewhat derisive portrait of the lives of Jewish-Americans. Like many of his works, "Goodbye, Columbus" is semi-autobiographical in nature; a first generation American born to Jewish-Galician parents and raised in Newark, New Jersey, Roth's characters are often influenced by his friends and family and his fiction, like this text, is typically set in Newark. In addition to the first printing of "Goodbye, Columbus," this volume includes "The Building" by William Butler, the "Art of Fiction XXII" interview with James Jones, 5 drawings by Marc Chagall, and 7 drawings by Jean Hélion, as well as 12 poems by various authors.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

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        Hong Kong Annual Report 1959

      Government Press, 1959. Government Press. Hardcover. Light wear to boards, content clean and sharp, solidly bound, good DJ with some wear - one clean tear of note . Good. 1959.

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        Goodbye Columbus

      Houghton Mifflin Company 1959. Hardcover Book Condition: Very Good Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston 1959. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Printing, no additional printings. Black cloth boards with white and yellow lettering. Original jacket priced at $3.75. Signed by Philip Roth on an attached bookplate at the front endpaper. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, shelf wear, light spots on the pages. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, chipping at the jacket spine. Light spots on the rear panel. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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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)

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        'stilleven'. Originele waskrijttekening.

      16,3 x 25,2 cm. Gesigneerd (in krijt gekerfd) 'Gj Komrij 4C' en achterop tweemaal gesigneerd ('Komrij 4C' en 'Gj Komrij 4C'). Getiteld 'stilleven'. Gedateerd '12-10-59'. Onder passe-partout.* Tien jaar geleden dook er op de zolder van een gepensioneerde tekenleraar uit Winterswijk een bijzondere waskrijttekening op. Hij bleek gemaakt in oktober 1959 door een 15-jarige Gerrit Komrij, die toen in de vierde klas HBS van het Winterswijks Lyceum zat. In dit schooljaar werden zijn tekenkunsten driemaal op rij op zijn rapport gewaardeerd met een acht! Toen ik Komrij deze unieke tekening later eens liet zien, viel zijn mond open van verbazing. Hij kon zich nog precies herinneren waar en wanneer hij de tekening gemaakt had, maar had er bijna een halve eeuw niet meer aan gedacht.

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        Goodbye, Columbus. And Five Short Stores

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1959. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Darkening to the jacket spine, wear at the extremities and soiling to the rear panel. Stated first printing. Price clipped. This is Philip Roth's uncommon first book, a collection of stories, which won the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship and marked Roth as an author to watch. The novella-- from which the title of the book was taken-- was later made into a movie that starred Richard Benjamin and Ali MacGraw. Siged by Roth on the title page. Signed by the author.

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        Auguries of Innocence by William Blake

      Northampton, MA: The Print Club of Philadelphia, The Gehenna Press, 1959 Northampton, MA: The Print Club of Philadelphia, The Gehenna Press, 1959. Limited First Edition. Wraps. Near Fine. No. 200 of 250 limitation, signed and numbered in pencil by Leonard Baskin. This was Baskin's first venture into publishing, and his jagged and stark illustrations amplify the fire and brimstone of Blake's both naive and worldweary verse that lilts at the same time it pierces and challenges. Printed on an Italian hand-made paper, this is indeed a very handsome brochure, and this copy is pristine internally, with the faint remnants of tape top and bottom on both the front and rear of the wraps the only minor blight to the special production.

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        Arabian Sands

      London: Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd., 1959. London: Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd.,, 1959. Octavo, (225 x 150 mm). Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in terra cotta morocco, raised bands, titles to spine gilt, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. Frontispiece and 46 plates, 8 maps to the text, some full-page, folding map loosely inserted. An excellent copy. First edition. This was Thesiger's first book and "and, in his opinion, his finest" (ODNB) "During the years that I was in Arabia I never thought that I would write a book about my travels … Seven years after leaving Arabia I showed some photographs I had taken to Graham Watson and he strongly urged me to write a book about the desert. This I refused to do … The following day Graham Watson came to see me again, and this time he brought Mark Longman with him. After much argument the two of them persuaded me to try to write this book. Now that I have finished it I am grateful to them, for the effort to remember every detail has brought back vividly into my mind the Bedu amongst whom I travelled, and the vast empty land across which I rode on camels for ten thousand miles" (Introduction).

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        The Tsisab Ravine and other Brandberg Sites

      Chateau De Boissia, Clairvaux, Jura, France: The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation through Trianon Press, 1959. Chateau De Boissia, Clairvaux, Jura, France: The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation through Trianon Press, 1959 Chateau De Boissia, Clairvaux, Jura, France, by the Trianon Press (plate reproduction) and Dijon, France by Imprimerie Darantiere (text) both for the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal; 1959. First edition and limited, signed edition. Fine. Remarkably illustrated; color plates from the original rock art in the original varied earth tones (reds, browns, yellows, whites, and black), as well as some in B&W, some as photographs, and other photographs in B&W. Folio, 14½x11¼, quarter morocco and linen; plain acetate jacket. Signed by Abbe Henri Breuil at the limitation page. Unusually, apparently an out-of-series example, one of 120 copies. Of this book, 1,000 were unsigned, 30 more were to have been numbered in roman numerals, 90 more in standard arabic numerals, and 26 were to have been lettered, with all three of the latter forms signed by the Abbe Breuil. This copy is in the quarter leather and linen binding of the numbered and signed issues, and is signed by Breuil at the limitation page, though after the word "No." on that page, there is no numeral, roman or arabic, filled in by Breuil. Scan of the limitation page is available. A remarkable work of artistic beauty and rich, yet readable scholarship on the cave art found at the The Brandberg, a vast (25 km by 21 km) monadnock rising from the sparse plains and deserts of Namibia. Apparently a source of religious inspiration to aboriginal populations of the region for thousands of years, the gorges, ravines and rock faces of The Brandberg ("Fire Mountain") are filled with cave art ranging in age from several hundred to unknown thousands of years (but definitely, for many, more than 1,800 years, a point of age determination beyond which dating becomes impossible at these sites, for technical reasons). Noted French palaeoarchaelogist Abbe Henri Breuil and others spent much time tracing, cataloguing and recreating these drawings. It's a tossup whether the non-verbal or verbal experience of this volume is the greater thrill. Beautiful edition designed by Arnold Fawcus and produced by the Trianon Press; No. 3 in the Rock Paintings of Southern Africa series. Fine, flawless, pristine in a like clear acetate jacket; has the aspect of a virtually new production, though it is nearly half a century old. L45

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        FREQUENZ. Zeitschrift für Telekommunikation, 35 Jahrgänge: 13 (1959) - 47 (1993). Vollständig, gebunden. ISSN: 0016-1136.

      Berlin : Fachverlag Schiele & Schön u.a., 1959 - 1993.. 35 Jahrgänge in 35 Bänden. Bibliothekseinbände. 35 Jahrgänge!! Der Titel stammt aus einer aufgelösten Spezialbibliothek für Luft- und Raumfahrt und ist mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Bucheinbände leicht berieben und etwas angestaubt. Seiten sauber. Band 13 (1959) eselsohrig. 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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        Correspondance. Recueille, classé et annoté par Henri Mondor et Lloyd James Austin. 11 delen in 12 banden compleet.

      Paris Gallimard 1959-1985. ingenaaid. *bibliotheekstickers en -stempels*Deel 1 (5e): 1862-1871, Deel 2: 1871-1885, Deel 3: 1886-1889, Deel 4.1: 1890-1891. Textes et notes, Deel 4.2: 1890-1891. Supplément aux tomes I, II et III. Tables, Deel 5: 1892 et supplément aux tomes I, II, III et IV (1862-1891), Deel 6: Janvier 1893 - Juillet 1894, Deel 7: Juillet 1894 - Décembre 1895, Deel 8: 1896, Deel 9: Janvier - Novembre 1897, Deel 10: Novembre 1897 - Septembre 1898, Deel 11: Supplément, errata et addenda aux tomes I á X (1862-1898). Index général. Mooie set

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        A Case of Conscience

      Faber and Faber Limited, London 1959 - First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Published mcmlix" printed on the copyright page. This First Issue dustjacket has the 15s net printed price present on the front flap with minor wear to the spine ends and panels. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this true first edition in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Separate Peace

      Macmillan, 1959. Macmillan, 1959. First Edition (first U.S. printing). The first novel by the author of MORNING IN ANTIBES and PEACE BREAKS OUT, the acclaimed story of a friendship between two boys at a New England school during 1942 -- America's "first war year." Near Fine/Near Fine - . In the scarce first issue dust jacket with $3.50 on the front flap -- clipped but not price-clipped -- with the small bookplate of collector Roland Comstock hiding beneath the front dust jacket flap. The spine is lightly cocked and there is a thin line of foxing to the front end paper gutter. The otherwise bright jacket has light crimping at the head and foot of the spine and a bit of soiling to the rear panel. Signed by Knowles on the front free end paper. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        Richard Nixon: A Political and Personal Portrait

      New York.: Harper and Brothers., 1959.. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1959. Bound in red and black gilt titled cloth over boards. 8vo. First Edition. Paper clip offset to prelims. Laid-in card inscribed by Nixon. A Near Fine, copy.

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        Henderson the Rain King

      Viking, 1959. Viking, 1959. First Edition (first printing). The fifth novel by the Nobel Prize-winning author of THE ADVENTURES OF AUGIE MARCH and HUMBOLDT'S GIFT, a "bizarre and exuberant" comedy about an American millionaire in darkest Africa. Near Fine -/Near Fine. Light toning to the spine of the book itself and spots of light foxing to the rear dust jacket flap. Signed by Bellow on the title page. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        Les Affiches Originales Des Maitres De L'Ecole De Paris Braque - Chagall - Dufy - Leger - Matisse - Miro - Picasso

      Andre Sauret, France 1959 - Hardcover. Book is in FINE condition. Dust Jacket has tiny bit of edgewear, else Very Good Plus. 1959. Andre Sauret editor. 247 pages. French language publication. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 247 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CONFUCIUS ENTRETIENS de Confucius avec ses disciples - Introduction et vie de Confucius Illustrations de Chou Ling Introduction et vie de Confucius par Dubarbier,

      Lyon, EDITONS DU FLEUVE, 1959.. Ex. 74 / 100 auf Velin de Arches, mit sign. und num. farbige Original-Lithografie und zwei Extrasuiten Leineneinband, umlaufender Goldschnitt, 227 S., 5 nn.Bl., mit 8 ganzseitigen farbigen Illustrationen, 15 farbigen Vignetten und Buchschmuck; In Leinenmappe : 46 lose einliegende Blatt, Doppelsuite (farbig und schwarz-weiß) der ganzseitigen Illustrationen und Vignetten Lose beiliegend eine signierte und nummerierte farbige Originallithografie Ex. 34/180 Klappkasten mit Seidenpapierbezug, zwei Leinen-Bände zwischen 2 Deckeln aus lackähnlichem Material mit Schließbändern. Buchgröße ca. 24,3 x 16,4 cm. Klappkasten berieben und bestossen, seitlich fleckig. Leineneinbände lichtrandig. Kopfgoldschnitt des Textbandes berieben. Einzelne Knickchen. Insgesamt noch gutes Exemplar.

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        Le Golfe Persique. Mer de Legende - Reservoir de Petrole.

      Paris, Payot, 1959.. 8vo. 228 pp. With 4 maps and 11 photo illustrations on plates. Original printed wrappers.. Deals with numerous aspects of the Gulf States such as history, economy and social studies, especially in the context of the area's rapid economic development through oil exploration. Provides a good overview of the Gulf states' geopolitical role up to the late 1950s. - Untrimmed copy.

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        The Naked Lunch

      Paris: The Traveller's Companion Series published by the Olympia Press, [1959] - Inscribed on the title-page, "For Bob Wilson all the best from 1959. William Burroughs" First edition, with first issue point of green border on title page, but with "Francs: 1500" crossed out and "New Price NF 18" added on back cover. 12mo. 226 pp. Green wrappers, fine in pictorial original wrapper with tiny chip on back cover. In custom green half morocco slipcase and chemise. Maynard & Miles A2a [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      Cape , 1959. Cape , 1959. First edition. 8vo. Original black boards with blind-stamped skull and gilt coins to the upper cover, in pictorial dustwrapper by Richard Chopping. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is crisp and very clean but for a small patch of darkening at the base of the spine and a very thin portion at its head. Overall, a bright, appealing copy.

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      Netherlands Amsterdam: De Bezige Bij 1959 - First edition, first printing. Original laminated pictorial boards. Square 8vo. An excellent near fine copy with some rubbing at light bumping to the extremities. The contents are complete and without inscriptions or stamps. The fragile spine remains complete, scarce thus. An excellent example. A superb collection of photographs shot at concerts in Amsterdam and the Hague. Images include Count Basie, Lionel Hampton, Dizzy Gillespie, Horace Silver, Sonny Rollins Trio, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Chet Baker and Louis Armstrong. (Roth p.156; Hasselblad p.184,185; Parr p. 246.) Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Great Hall of the People.

      - China Peking: The People's Fine Art Publishing House, 1959. Portfolio with 20 photographic plates housed in presentation box (faux leather), each plate measuring app 37.5 x 52.5 cm (the box measures 41 x 56 cm). Box worn at edges, the plates are all very well preserved. Overall a near fine copy. Pictures available upon request. Included in Parr & Badger, The Photobook: A History Vol III. First edition of this prestigious photobook object. It was made in differing bindings, colors and sizes, all very rare, this being a large copy in 'communist' red box with title in gold. . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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