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        Lolita (First Israeli Edition)

      Israel: Olympia Press/Steimatzky's Agency, 1959. Israel: Olympia Press/Steimatzky's Agency, 1959. First Israeili Edition (Single Volume Hardcover). Hardcover. Very good/very good. First Israeili Edition (Single Volume Hardcover). Hardcover. 7.5" x 4.75". 223pp. A rare early printing of Nabokov's famously challenged title, Lolita, offset from the sheets of the second Paris edition. One of a limited print run (1500-2000 total, half hardcover), it is stamped number 1442 on the jacket's front flap. Part of the Traveller's Companion Series, there is some debate among Nabokov scholars as to whether this edition was authorized by Nabokov himself or whether it was illegally authorized by Olympia Press founder Maurice Girodias. (Juliar) Lightly chipped and edgeworn dust jacket in protective archival cover. Blue cloth binding; silver lettering to spine completely faded. Very slight lean to spine. Light foxing to page edges. Laid in newspaper clipping (unattached) about Nabokov at front endpaper. Pages generally clean with some light toning, and a small dampstained spot to rear endpaper. Overall a very clean, tight copy.

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        The Life of Ronald Knox

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1959. London: Chapman and Hall,, 1959. Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford and Pronotary Apostolic to His Holiness Pope Pius XII Compiled From the Original Sources. Octavo. Original brown buckram, titles to spine gilt, top edge gilt others untrimmed. Housed in a brown quarter morocco slipcase. Illustrated. Minor scuff to top edge but an excellent copy. First edition, first impression, limited issue. One of just 29 large paper copies printed on handmade paper and signed by the author. A major association copy with the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "Dear Graham You won't like this but I send it as a token of affection & regard. Yours ever Evelyn". And with the Greene estate label to the front pastedown. Waugh thanked Greene in a letter dated 13 October 1959, for his review of this work in the Observer - "I thought [it] jolly decent..." although just a week later he complained to Lady Acton, "The reviews have been jolly decent to me. A few beasts, notably Graham Greene, have been beastly about Ronnie."

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        Goldfinger

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1959. London: Jonathan Cape,, 1959. Octavo. Original black boards, skull design blindstamped to front cover with gilt "coins" in the eye sockets, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Small ownership signature to front free endpaper. Spine rolled, three lower corners turned, a couple of spots to fore edge of text block, one tiny brown speck to rear free endpaper, binding bright and fresh. An excellent copy in a lightly edge-rubbed jacket with very faint soiling to rear panel. First edition, first impression. The seventh book in the James Bond series.

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        The Ugly American (Original screenplay for the 1963 film)

      Universal City, CA: Universal International Pictures, 1959. Universal City, CA: Universal International Pictures, 1959. First Draft screenplay for the 1963 film. & & Best on the best-selling 1958 novel by Burdick and Lederer, about American's in Vietnam and the struggle for the US in combating the country's Communist politics. Brando plays a scholar named Harrison MacWhite, who becomes ambassador to Sarkan, a southeast Asian country in the midst of civil war. He realizes that the anti-American sentiment towards Communism symbolizes his own longing for self-determination and nationalism. Released early the same years as the assassination of JFK and the escalation of the Vietnam War. & & Green studio wrappers, noted as FIRST DRAFT SCREENPLAY on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped production No. 8378, dated May 21, 1959. Title page present, noted as First Draft Screenplay, with credits for screenwriter Stern. 160 leaves, mimeograph. Pages about Fine, wrapper about Fine bound with three gold brads.

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        Signed Songwriter-Publishing Contract

      Detroit 1959 - Considered the most important singer in the transition of rhythm and blues into soul music. Nick-named "Mr. Entertainment" by Dick Clark, Wilson had dozens of hit records from the late 1950's into the early 1970's. At age 39 he suffered a massive heart attack while performing on stage and though revived, due to a lack of oxygen to his brain he was forever in a comatose, vegetative state until his death. Important autographed Songwriter-Publishing contract assigning the song titled "You Better Know It." January 1959, 4to. 3 pages. The contract is between songwriters Jackie Wilson, Norm Henry, and The Pearl Music Corporation, 3947 Woodward Avenue, Detroit Michigan, whereby the songwriters agree to certain percentages offered by the publisher. Within weeks of signing this contract, "You Better Know It" was recorded by Wilson on Brunswick Records and would top the charts at #1, staying on the Hot Billboard 100 list for a staggering 37 weeks. Our research shows that Pearl Music was actually owned by Jackie Wilson, making him one of the earliest Black performers of the Rock-n-Roll era to self write and publish and then record a #1 record. *In 1957 an unknown struggling songwriter - car plant worker named Berry Gordy submitted a song to Jackie Wilson titled "Reet Petite", published by Pearl Music Corp, reaching #67 on the charts. Gordy's next song written for Wilson and assigned to Pearl Music was titled "Lonely Teardrops". Both had previously met in the Detroit housing projects where they grew up and had kept a cordial friendship even after Jackie had entered music. The song became a number one record that summer but royalty differences prevented Gordy from further submitting songs to his friend. This disagreement led Gordy to borrow $800.00 from his family in order to start The Tamia-Motown record labels. Forbes magazine lists Berry Gordy as the first Black billionaire. This appears to be the earliest Jackie Wilson songwriting contract sold. Good signature, very good condition.

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        Original Dustwrapper Artwork by Drake Brookshaw for Alice, Where Art Thou?

      London: Hodder, 1959. London: Hodder, 1959. The finished artwork by Drake Brookshaw for the first edition d/w of this book, image 13" x 14" (32.5cm x 35cm) in pastel and gouache on artboard, signed by the artist bottom right, this is the large and delightful original picture which appears very small on the dustwrapper!. Signed by Illustrator. First Edition Artwork. No Book/Original Dustjacket Artwork. Illus. by Drake Brookshaw.

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        2 Briefe (1 eigenhändig, 1 maschinenschr. mit eigenh. Korr.) mit Unterschrift.

      Paris, 01. Februar u. 24. März 1959.. 2 u. 1 S. (gelocht, Faltspuren). 4°. An den Übersetzer Viktor von Marnitz, der ihn zu einer Lesung nach Marburg eingeladen hatte. 1. Februar: "Gerne hätte ich, als Ihr erster, so freundlicher Brief kam, zugesagt, aber alles lag damals recht unübersichtlich vor mir, ich wollte nicht in die Lage kommen, das einmal Versprochene wieder zurücknehmen zu müssen, und so schob ich meine Antwort immer wieder hinaus [etc.]. Leider, das sehe ich jetzt, kann ich auch im Februar nicht ans Reisen denken. Ich könnte erst gegen den zehnten März kommen, zwischen dem zehnten und dem achtzehnten vielmehr [etc.]. Ich bitte auch, nur in Marburg lesen zu dürfen." 24. März: "Im Grunde war es auch diesmal nichts als ein langes, allzu langes Zögern, ich hätte gerne für Mai zugesagt, aber eine Übersetzung, mit der ich, wie ich gehofft hatte, Mitte April ins reine kommen sollte, bereitet mir Schwierigkeiten, sie will auch den Mai fressen, zumindest ein Stück von ihm, und so kann ich, da der Sommer meinem vierjährigen Buben gehört, vor dem Herbst an keine Lesung denken. Hoffentlich mischt diese (...) Zeit dem Herbst nichts bei, das die Lesung in Marburg verhindern könnte! [etc.]".

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        The Rider of the White Horse

      Batsford, UK 1959 - 1st Edition 1959. A story about Thomas Fairfax the military general, commander and leader of Cromwell and Parliament during the civil war. Won the Battle of Naseby, Martson Moor and other famous civil war conflicts. Generally forgotton leader with Cromwell taking the credit for a major part of the British history. Book flat signed to front endpaper by the author to her friend the writer Elizabeth Goudge. Part of a collection obtained from the Elizabeth Goudge library. Unique item. Book is very good+ with heavy tfoxing to page edges and more lightly internally. Th e complete wrapper is very good+ with light foxing and light soiling. Edges lightly rubbed. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        22 offprints by Joshua Lederberg mostly with Franz Schrader signature of ownership

      Various, 1959. Various. PAMPHLET. A very interesting collection of offprints with Franz Schader's signature of ownership on most copies. Included is a rare pre-printing copy of Gene Recombination in Escherichia coli reprinted from Nature 158:558. 1946. No. 4016, October 19, 1946. On page two next to the names Joshua Lederberg and W. L. Tatum the signature "Josh" a note appended to that page indicates " We expect to get printed copies eventually." Some sunning to edges, else very good. Reverse-Mutation and Adaptation in Leucineless Neurospora with Francis J. Ryan L.C. Dunn stamp and name in ink front cover. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 32, No. 6, pp. 163-173, June, 1946; A Nutritional Concept of Cancer (1946) Schrader; Cell Genetics and Hereditary Symbiosis (1952) Schrader; The Beta-d-Galactosidase of Escherichia Coli, Strain K-12 (1950) Schrader; Allelic Relationships and Reverse Mutation in Escherichia colu by Esther M. Lederberg (1952) Schrader; Moondust with Dean B. Cowie (1958); Protoplasts and L-Type Growth of Escherichia Coli (1958) with Jacqueline St. Clair Schrader autograph; Phase Variation in Salmonella with Tetsuo Iino (1956) Schrader; Sex in Bacteria: Genetic Studies, 1945-1952 with E. L. Tatum (1953) Schrader; Genetic Studies of Lysogenicity in Escherichia Coli with Esther M. Lederberg (1953) Schrader; Replica Plating and Indirect Selection of Bacterial Mutants with Esther M. Lederberg (1951) Schrader; Detection of Biochemical Mutants of Microorganisms with E. L. Tatum (1946) Schrader; Exobiology: Approaches to Life Beyond the Earth (1960) Schrader; Genes and Antibodies (1959) Schrader; Bacterial Reproduction (1959) Schrader; A View of Genetics (1959) Schrader; Genetic Approaches to somatic cell variation: Summary comment (1958) Schrader; Genetic Transduction (1956) in self-mailer addressed to Franz Schrader from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences; Sibling Recombinants in Zygote Pedigrees of Escherichia Coli (1957) Schrader; Linear Inheritance in Transductional Clones (1956) Schrader; Bacterial Protoplasts Induced by Penicillin (1956) Schrader; Serotypic Recombination in Salmonella with Philip R. Edwards (1953) Schrader. A very nice collection mostly from the Franz Schrader collection who was a teacher of Lederberg's at Columbia. "Schrader, Franz. (1891-1962) Professor of Zoology at Columbia University while I was a student there. Successor to EB Wilson tradition in Cytology. His graduate courses was one of my first electives. He had a special interest in spindle mechanisms; and his book Mitosis was the last opus (actually rather thin) before the new era of tubulin studies. etc. My initial interests as a student were in the "physiology of mitosis", and F.S. was not really into that. Sally Hughes Schrader; was equally eminent, but in the gender-bound academic systems of the day could not also get a senior academic position. Pat Brown at Siena College is planning a book on such couples. The Schrader Diaries are in the Columbia Archives." Joshua Lederberg. Mostly in very good condition, a few tears to edges. Name on Lederberg and date of publication in pen or pencil on each. Joshua Lederberg and E. L. Tatum both won the Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology. * Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good. 1959.

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        The Audio Cyclopedia / 1st Edition, 1st Printing April 1959 / Hugo Gernback Presentation/Association Copy, Signed, Inscribed and Dated By Author

      Indianapolis: Howard W. Sams & Co., Inc. & The Bobbs Merrill Co., Inc., 1959. Indianapolis: Howard W. Sams & Co., Inc. & The Bobbs Merrill Co., Inc., 1959. First Edition . Cloth. About Very Good/About Very Good. Octavo. Diagrams / Photos / Charts. Indianapolis: Howard W. Sams & Co., Inc. & The Bobbs Merrill Co., Inc., 1959. First Edition and First Printing, April, 1959. Signed, inscribed and dated by the author on the ffep, to Science Fiction great Hugo Gernsback, in the first month after publication, on May 24, 1959. Good plus to about very good, clearly put to substantial use by Gernsback. Soiling to covers, modest spine fade, corners a bit bumped; see scans. Dust jacket is edge tattered but complete, showing the original $ 19.95 price tag - rather dear for the time. See scans. A one-of-a-kind first edition, first printing copy of Tremaine's lauded and still much-sought comprehensive 1,269 page study of audio electronics, inscribed by him to Hugo Gernsback, and signed on May 24th of 1959. The Luxembourg-born Gernsback is best known for his spectacular feel for the publishing of golden age science fiction (most notably through Amazing Stories), and is credited with starting the modern era of sci-fi. The celebrated Sci-fi award, the Hugo, is named after him. Nonetheless, Gernsback started as an electronics businessman, and was successful at that; he was a primary popularizer of amateur radio in the U.S., founding the Wireless Association of America in 1909, and established the radio station WRNY. Though he had tried his hand at science fiction with "Ralph 124C 41+" in 1911, it was in fact through his electronics publications - Modern Electronics, Electrical Experimenter and Science and Invention - that he phased into sci-fi publishing by including stories in those magazines. For this reason, his copy of the Audio Cyclopedia - this one - can be considered to be a piece of both science fiction and elctronics history. A well-used (as one might expect) but still solid copy. Tremaine's inscription reads: "To Hugo Gernsback - whom I have long admired from the early days of the 'Electrical Experimenter' and your predictions of 'Things to Come'. Sincerely, H.M. Tremaine, Hollywood, Cal. May 24-1959" . "Things to Come" is a reference to the famous prognosticative Alexander Korda sci-fi epic of that name from 1936. A very, very singular piece. l-46n

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        Porgy and Bess. Zink-Lavis von H. Steiner.

      Zürich, Vlg. Felix Brunner, 1959. 2° (65 x 50 cm), 1 Doppelbl. Text u. 12 (statt 10) Orig.-Graphiken, Lose Bl. in Mappe in Transp.-OU., OU min. unfrisch, Blätter am Rand min. gebräunt. Preis in CHF: 880. Ex. Nr. XX/XXX, ein Ex. der Nummern mit dem Blatt "Time and time again"; zusätzlich enthalten das Bl. "There is goin' to be some trouble" (nummeriert als 12/12 [?]) sowie das Bl. "A woman is a sometime thing" (numm. als 6/10 [?]). Jedes Blatt von H. Steiner mit Bleistift betitelt, signiert u. nummeriert, die Mappe im Impressum von Verleger signiert.

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        The Gammage Cup.

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1959 - Octavo. Blue cloth boards, lettering to spine black, with the dust jacket. An excellent copy with small ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Dust jacket with light wear to ends of spine, mild toning to rear panel. Erik Blegvad illustrations. First edition, first printing. An ALA notable children's title, also 1960 Newbery Honor title. Fantasy novel for young adults addressing the issue of conformity verses nonconformity. This title gained the spotlight in 1999 when Kendall sued J. K. Rowling over the use of the word Muggles in the Harry Potter series, claiming it was her character invention in this novel. A scarce title.

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        Venezuelan orchids illustrated - Volume I - VI / Galfried C. Dunsterville; Leslie A. Garay

      London : Deutsch 1959 (1959-1976). 2297 S. ; Ca. 1100 Tafeln, einige Farbfotogr. Leinen im original Schutzumschlag - Zust.: Gutes Exemplar. Vorsatz und Titel jeweils mit Besitzervermerk, sonst sehr guter Zustand.

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        Look, I can't collect your bets for you and be wildcat - which do you want?

      1959 1959 - Sheet size: 192 × 140 mm. Stamped on verso for publication in the Daily Mail, 19 November 1959, and with pencil reproduction instructions recto. Pen and black ink on wove paper. Gently guys the strike culture that had been rather more roughly skewered by the Boulting brothers's comedy I'm All Right Jack, released August 1959. The cartoons and illustrations of Nicolas Bentley (1907-1978) were part of the warp and weft of English popular culture in the 1950s and 60s. Never savage, though often waspishly accurate and exuding an urbane air of amusement at the foibles of his fellows, Bentley's work was familiar to the public from a wide variety of publications. Between 1952 and 1954 he drew regular cartoons for the weekly Time and Tide, and after that for the daily News Chronicle. Between 1958 and 1962 he drew topical cartoons for the Daily Mail under the title "Watch My Line." He also drew many portraits, in black and white line, of famous people, for various papers, including over sixty for the Sunday Telegraph, which began publication in February 1961.

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        Goodbye, Columbus

      London: Andre Deutsch, 1959. London: Andre Deutsch, 1959. First British edition of the author's first book. Signed by Roth on the title page. Fine in a very good dust jacket.Goodbye, Columbus is the story of Neil Klugman and pretty, spirited Brenda Patimkin, he of poor Newark, she of suburban Short Hills, who meet one summer break and dive into an affair that is as much about social class and suspicion as it is about love. The novella is accompanied by five short stories that range in tone from the iconoclastic to the astonishingly tender and that illuminate the subterranean conflicts between parents and children and friends and neighbors in the American Jewish diaspora. Saul Bellow wrote upon review of Goodbye, Columbus, "Unlike those of us who come howling into the world, blind and bare, Mr. Roth appears with nails, hair, teeth, speaking coherently. He is skilled, witty, energetic and performs like a virtuoso.

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        The Silent Language, The Hidden Dimension, Beyond Culture

      New York: Doubleday, 1959-1976. New York: Doubleday, 1959-1976. First editions of each of the renowned anthropologists first three books. Octavo, 3 volumes. Each are fine in near fine to fine dust jackets. Each book is signed by Edward T. Hall. Also laid in is an email from the author's wife regarding the signing of these volumes. An exceptional group.In The Silent Language, Hall coined the term polychronic to describe the ability to attend to multiple events simultaneously, as opposed to "monochronic" individuals and cultures who tend to handle events sequentially. Followed by his second book The Hidden Dimension, Hall created the concept of proxemics, or personal spaces. In 1976, he released his third book, Beyond Culture developed the idea of extension transference.

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        Autobiographical Trilogy, comprising] Cider with Rosie; [with] As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning [Signed], [and] A Moment of War

      Hogarth Press / André Deutsch / Viking [through 1991], London 1959 - Three volumes complete, two first impressions and one signed second. 8vo: 280; 252; 178pp. Cider with Rosie (Hogarth Press, 1959): First Issue (suppressed) of the first, and most famous, book in the trilogy, with mention of the piano-works fires on p. 272. Publisher's forest-green cloth, spine stamped in gilt, with drawings by John Ward; illustrated dust jacket priced 18s. Very lightly age-toned, else Fine. As I Walked Out (André Deutsch, 1969): Second Impression, signed by Lee on title page. Publisher's tangerine cloth, spine stamped in gilt, with drawings by Leonard Rosoman; price-clipped illustrated dust jacket. Square, tight and apparently unread, an exemplary example. Moment of War (Viking, 1991): Publisher's black cloth, spine stamped in silver, with unattributed drawings; price-clipped illustrated dust jacket repriced $24.99 top of front flap for the Canadian market. Very lightly faded spine panel on jacket, else Fine, virtually As New. In 1957, the Hogarth Press offered Lee £500 "to give up all other work and get on with" Cider with Rosie, which had been commissioned ten years earlier. The book is Lee's account of his childhood as a "scab-kneed schoolboy" in the Costwold village of Slad, in the period after the First World War, and chronicles the traditional, mainly feudal, village life that disappeared with the advent of the motor car. (The identity of Rosie was revealed years later to be Lee's distant cousin Rosalind Buckland.) Cider with Rosie sold six million copies worldwide, allowing Lee to buy Rose Cottage, "in the heart of the village, six stumbling paces from the pub." "As I Walked out one Midsummer Morning, the trilogy's second installment, was published ten years later. Disastrously, since his diaries were the basis of his work, Lee's irreplaceable volumes for 1935–37 were stolen while he was in Spain with the BBC in 1969. Their loss made the writing of the trilogy's final work more difficult. . . . Ironically, the book was ultimately sharper and more moving because it was less reliant on detail. . . . A Moment of War (1991), his memoir of the period [of the Spanish Civil War], describes his being three times arrested, imprisoned, and on the brink of being shot as a fascist spy, and graphically describes the disorganization, amateurism, and squalid living conditions endured by republican recruits." (ODNB) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Close Binary Systems. (=The International Astrophysics Series, Vol. 5).

      Chapman and Hall London 1959 - 558 S. Cloth, Guter Zustand/ Good, With figures., Note of ownership., Slightly bumped corners., *** Wenn Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns bestellen, liefern wir innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei *** [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Homme deguise en Homme.

      Lausanne, Gonin, 1959.. 156 S. mit 16 Radierungen von Hans Fischer auf Tafeln 4°, lose Bogen in Chemise, OHPergmt.-Umschlag in OSchuber. Eines von 200 Ex. (GA 250). - Druckvermerk vom Herausgeber sign. - Zustand tadellos.

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        L'homme deguise en homme, illustre de seize eaux-fortesx originales de Hans Fischer.

      . Lausanne, Andre & Pierre Gonin 1959. 148,(6) S. mit 16 Originalradierungen von Hans Fischer. Lose Lagen in Orig.-Büttenumschlag, - HPergament-Chemise u. büttenbezogenem Schuber mit Pergamentschienen.. Eines von 200 numerierten Exemplaren (Nr. 67) der Normalausgabe auf Velin d'Arches pur chiffon. Die Gesamtaufl. betrug 215 Ex. + 35 Ex. h.c. - Druckvermerk vom Verleger in Rot signiert. Der Künstler konnte die Auflage nicht mehr signieren, da er kurz vor der Veröffentlichung verstarb. - Vord. Vorsatz durch Einlage eines Zeitungsartikels stellenweise etwas gebräunt, Schuber teils etwas angeschmutzt bzw. gebräunt, sonst tadelloses Exemplar.

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        Naked Lunch

      The Grove Press, New York 1959 - Naked Lunch by William Burroughs. Signed first edition, second printing in first issue dust jacket. Publisher: The Grove Press, New York, [1959]. Flat signed in blue ink on the half-title page. First edition, second printing so stated on the copyright page. First issue dust jacket with single digit zip code on the rear flap. Dust jacket is in very good condition, wear at the top of the spine and wear and tear along top edge, extending 2 inches in from the spine, no loose. The dust jacket is not price clipped with a price of $6.00. Binding is in fine condition. Book contents clean. 255 pages. Protected by Mylar. Inventory #11-275. Price: $750. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        RIMBAUD, VOYELLES con 5 incisioni di LUIGI VERONESI, Bertieri 1959

       RIMBAUD, VOYELLES  con 5 incisioni  di LUIGI VERONESI,  Dante Bertieri stampatore in Milano 1959 edizione di 300 esemplari non firmati -  a fogli sciolti su carta milano di Amalfi formato libro cm 29 per 4o  circa usato in ottimo stato generale, le opere grafiche col tempo hanno lasciato "un'impronta" nella pagina accanto

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        The Lord of the Rings. [Complete set comprising 'The Fellowship of the Ring', 'The Two Towers' and 'The Return of the King'. First Edition, Mixed Impressions]. IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPERS

      Allen & Unwin, [1959]3 vols., 8vo., First Edition, Mixed Impressions, with 3 folding maps in red and black, some very light offsetting from fold - ins to free endpapers, small neat signature on front free endpaper of first volume; red cloth, gilt backs, red tops, a very good, bright, clean set in unclipped dustwrappers, the wrappers lightly age - soiled and browned at backstrips. The set comprises: The Fellowship of the Ring (Eighth Impression); The Two Towers (Sixth Impression); The Return of the King (Fifth Impression). As usual the wrapper of the first volume states 'Fifth Impression'. A BRIGHT SET OF EARLY IMPRESSIONS.

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        Life Studies

      New York: Farar, Straus and Cudahy, 1959. New York: Farar, Straus and Cudahy,, 1959. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine in black, top edge dyed green, tan endpapers. With the dust jacket. Black and white illustrated title page by Frank Parker. First US edition, first printing, of the author's collection of poems and autobiographical piece, 91 Revere Street. Originally published in the UK in the same year. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "For Francis Mattson, Robert Lowell".

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        Dumb Witness. SIGNED BY AGATHA CHRISTIE.

      Fontana Paperbacks., London. 1959 - A very good soft back copy and SIGNED in full by AGATHA CHRISTIE to the title page. 256 age toned pages. Slight spine lean. Scattered foxing. The pictorial outer covers are complete but slightly dusty. Previous owners name on the first page. A nice copy that has the benefit of the Authors extremely collectable signature. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Vom Wachs. Hoechster Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Wachse. 2 Teile in 4 Bänden (alles Erschienene).

      Frankfurt, Hoechst, 1959-77.. (30 x 21,5 cm). 526 S./ 1 Bl., SS. 527-1097/ 344 S./ 1 Bl., SS. 345-880. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. Einfache Halbleinwandbände.. Vollständiges Exemplar dieses außergewöhnlichen Werkes, für Geschäftsfreunde der Firma Hoechst bestimmt. Die ersten beiden Bände enthalten kultur- und technikhistorische Forschungsergebnisse über Herkunft, Eigenschaften und Verwendung von Wachsen in alter und neuer Zeit. In den weiteren beiden Bände werden Arbeiten der Hoechstmitarbeiter über Wachschemie und Wachstechnologie veröffentlicht. - Wohlerhalten

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        Der Vogel. Kreidelithographie, über Holzmaserplatte gezeichnet. 1958. Lithogr. Signet unten rechts.

      . 74 : 36,5 cm auf getöntem Velin ca. 88 : 48 cm.. Scheidegger 354. - Illustrationsentwurf zu Aristophanes, Die Vögel. Unten links vom Künstler in Bleistift als "Probe" bezeichnet, rechts datiert u. in der Mitte betitelt: "Aristophanes: die Vögel". - Die numer. Auflage erschien in 30 Ex. auf Velin d'Arches. - Das Motiv wurde vom Kunsthaus Zürich für die Gedächtnisausstellung 1959 als Plakat verwendet. - Gerahmt.

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        Cider with Rosie

      London: The Hogarth Press, 1959. London: The Hogarth Press,, 1959. With drawings by John Ward. Octavo. Original green boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled, small light dampstain to bottom edge of front board, faint foxing to free endpapers. An excellent copy in a toned jacket with a few scattered spots and tiny nicks to head and tail of spine panel and corners First edition, first impression. Presentation copy with an inscription on the frent free endpaper by the author alluding to his time as an International Brigade volunteer during the Spanish Civil War: "To Rafael Pineda - anti Francista [antifranquista] - with best wishes from another. Laurie Lee, London June 16. 1960."

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        A Note of Two Problems in Connection with Graphs. In Numerische Mathematik I. [Together with] Recursive Programming, in Numerische Mathematik 2.

      Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1959 - 2 volumes, octavo (251 × 161 mm). Contemporary library bindings of black half patterned skiver, hand-written paper labels to spines, marbled sides. Library stamps of the Bibliothek Ingenieurschule, Hamburg, and deaccession stamps to title pages, page 1 of each volume, and to page 15 of volume I and 13 of volume II, library bar code ticket to each rear pastedown. Slight toning of the marbled sides. Contents clean and fresh. An excellent set. First editions, first impressions of two of Dijkstra's most significant papers, both rare in commerce: "A Note of Two Problems in Connection with Graphs", which introduced the Shortest-Path Algorithim (now known as Dijkstra's algorithim) as well as the Minimum Spanning Tree Algorithm, and "Recursive Programming", which introduced the foundational concept of using a "stack" for recursive programming. Edsger W. Dijkstra (1930–2002) was a pioneering computer scientist, responsible for many of the algorithms and concepts that form the basis of modern software engineering. He was a founder of the structured programming paradigm, which sought to improve the clarity and efficiency of programming, and also did important early work in distributed computing – the origins of the modern internet. In 2001 he received the Turing Award, often described as the Nobel Prize of computer science, for "fundamental contributions to programming as a high, intellectual challenge; for eloquent insistence and practical demonstration that programs should be composed correctly, not just debugged into correctness; for illuminating perception of problems at the foundations of program design" (Turing Award biography). Not in Origins of Cyberspace. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Mein Leben.

      Stuttgart, Gert Hatje Verlag, 1959.. 1. Auflage 179 Seiten mit 20 ganzseitigen Abbildungen nach Marc Chagall 8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Privater Halb-Ledereinband unter Verwendung des Vordercovers des Originals.. das Buch ungelesen, der Einbandrücken lichtschattig und oben minimal berieben, das broschierte Buch wurde privat komplett neu eingebunden unter Verwendung des Vordercovers des Originals, auf dem Vortitel vom Autor signiert. Aus dem Französischen von Lothar Klünner. Die Bildtafeln des Buches sind reproduziert worden nach der Mappe: Marc Chagall, Mein Leben. Zwanzig Radierungen, Berlin, Paul Cassirer, 1923, die Mappe erschien in einer Auflage von 110 numerierten Exemplaren, davon 26 Exemplare auf Japan und 84 auf Bütten. Marc Chagall (* 6. Juli 1887 in Peskowatik bei Witebsk/Russland - + 28. März 1985 in Saint-Paul-de-Vence/Frankreich) war ein bedeutender französischer Maler russisch-jüdischer Herkunft. Das familiäre Umfeld, sein Heimatort Witebsk, Motive aus der Bibel sowie aus dem Zirkus sind Hauptthemen seiner Bilder. Auch in seinen Mosaiken und in den von ihm gestalteten Fenstern und Theaterkulissen verwendete er die gleichen, stets wiederkehrenden Symbole. Chagall gilt als einer der bedeutendsten Maler des 20. Jahrhunderts. Er wird oft dem Expressionismus zugeordnet und als "Maler-Poet" bezeichnet. Bitte warten Sie nach Ihrer Bestellung unsere Vorausrechnung per E-Mail ab oder zahlen Sie per Paypal an info@signiertebuecher.de.

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        More About Paddington

      London: Collins, 1959. London: Collins,, 1959. With Drawings by Peggy Fortnum. Octavo. Original teal cloth, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. Black and white line drawings throughout. Spine very gently cocked, extremities slightly rubbed, edges and endpapers lightly foxed. An excellent copy in a lightly foxed jacket with faded spine, slightly nicked spine ends, and a couple of small closed tears to covers. First edition, first impression of the second Paddington book.

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        Naked Lunch

      Olympia Press, Paris 1959 - First Edition. Printed Green Wrappers with the Dust Jacket. Fine. price stamp change on back flap from 15 to 18 francs. A superior copy of the first printing of Burrough's seminal work, a still ground breaking work of art fifty plus years after publication. Housed in a clamshell case. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Lord of the Rings. [Complete set comprising 'The Fellowship of the Ring', 'The Two Towers' and 'The Return of the King'. First Edition, Mixed Impressions]. IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPERS

      Allen & Unwin 1959 - 3 vols., 8vo., First Edition, Mixed Impressions, with 3 folding maps in red and black, some very light offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers, small neat signature on front free endpaper of first volume; red cloth, gilt backs, red tops, a very good, bright, clean set in unclipped dustwrappers, the wrappers lightly age-soiled and browned at backstrips. The set comprises: The Fellowship of the Ring (Eighth Impression); The Two Towers (Sixth Impression); The Return of the King (Fifth Impression). As usual the wrapper of the first volume states 'Fifth Impression'. A BRIGHT SET OF EARLY IMPRESSIONS. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Lord of the Rings. [Complete set comprising 'The Fellowship of the Ring', 'The Two Towers' and 'The Return of the King'. First Edition, Mixed Impressions]. IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPERS

      Allen & Unwin, [1959]. Allen & Unwin, [1959]. 3 vols., 8vo., First Edition, Mixed Impressions, with 3 folding maps in red and black, some very light offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers, small neat signature on front free endpaper of first volume; red cloth, gilt backs, red tops, a very good, bright, clean set in unclipped dustwrappers, the wrappers lightly age-soiled and browned at backstrips. The set comprises: The Fellowship of the Ring (Eighth Impression); The Two Towers (Sixth Impression); The Return of the King (Fifth Impression). As usual the wrapper of the first volume states 'Fifth Impression'. A BRIGHT SET OF EARLY IMPRESSIONS. . Catalogs: modern firsts.

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        LIGHT METALS. Aluminium, Magnesium and Titanium, 7 Volumes/Jahrgänge: 22 (1959) - 28 (1965). + LIGHT METALS AND METAL INDUSTRY, Volume 1 (1966), issues January - August. Technical Journal/Technische Fachzeitschrift.

      london : Heywood-Temple, 1959-1966.. 9 Einzelbände. Bibliothekseinband. Fest eingebunden. Der Titel stammt aus einer aufgelösten Spezialbibliothek für Luft- und Raumfahrt und ist mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Die Fachzeitschrift wurde ab 1966 in neuer Zählung unter dem Namen LIGT METALS AND METAL INDUSTRY fortgeführt. Von diesem Jahrgang ist leider nur der erste Halbband (Januar bis August) vorhanden. Einbände berieben und etwas angestaubt. Seiten sauber, teils aber gewellt. Bindungen fest. Brauchbarer Zustand. Mehr Fotos und Angaben zu den Versandkosten schicken wir Ihnen gern auf Anfrage. Bitte beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an antiquarischen Zeitschriften. // From library-stock. Up from 1966 the Journal was published under the new name LIGHT METALS AND METAL INDUSTRY, the issues for september to december of this first volume are missing. Covers with light shelf wear. Pages clean, but partly currogated. Still in good condition. More pictures on demand. Please ask for shipping-fees. zqx mbx jqx

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        Typed letter signed.

      Fregene, 1. VIII. 1959.. Large 4to. 1 p.. To the Belgian author, filmmaker and documentarist Henri Storck: "[...] You may use my name in advertising, posters, and other publicity along the lines you suggested if you are willing to give me another thousand dollars. Otherwise, I'm afraid I must abide by my lawyers' advice and ask you to respect the contract as it was originally drawn up [...]". - Mounted on paper.

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        Emmanuel Chabrier. Eigenh. Manuskript mit Namenszug auf Deckel und Titel.

      O. O., 1959.. Titel, 23 num SS. auf 23 Bll., Zwischentitel, num. SS. 24 bis 78 auf 55 Bll. Blaue Tinte auf einseitig beschriebenem karierten Papier, mit zahlreichen eh. Korrekturen in schwarzem Kugelschreiber, sowie weiteren Korrekturen in Bleistift, die offensichtlich von einem Verlagslektor stammen; Ringbindung mit Kartondeckeln mit der eigenh. Aufschrift "Francis Poulenc I - Chabrier". Kl.-4to.. Eines der nur höchst selten im Handel vorkommenden literarischen Manuskripte aus der Feder eines bedeutenden Komponisten. In dieser Schrift, die 1961 im Verlag La Palatine, Paris-Geneve erschien, verdichtet Poulenc, wie er im Vorwort schreibt, "une veritable passion", die er von Jugend auf für Chabriers Musik empfand. Die Wärme, die Begeisterung und das sprachliche Feuer, das Poulenc hier entwickelt, bilden ein schönes Denkmal, das hier einer der bedeutendsten Vertreter des Neoklassizismus seinem Vorbild Chabrier, dem Überwinder des französischen "Wagnerisme", setzt. - Das vorliegende Manuskript enthält das Vorwort, die Einleitung Portrait de Chabrier, sowie die Kapitel I und II (in der Druckfassung die Seiten 1 bis 78); die Kapitel III und IV (im Buch S. 80 bis 119) dürften ein weiteres, deutlich dünneres Quartheft gefüllt haben, dessen Verbleib heute jedoch unbekannt ist und weder in MGG/2 noch New Grove/2 nachgewiesen wird. Dieser letzte Teil des Buches ist ohnehin von geringem Interesse; es nennt sich "In memoriam" und enthält Texte über Chabrier von diversen Zeitgenossen. Sie haben also nichts mit Poulencs eigener Leistung zu tun, welche sich ausschließlich in dem hier angebotenen Manuskript vorfindet. - Chabrier blieb fast allen seiner Zeitgenossen unverständlich; nur Debussy, Mahler, Ravel Strawinsky und Poulenc erkannten in ihm "den Begründer der neuen Musik"; es waren also nicht Kritiker oder Theoretiker, sondern Komponisten, denen die rechte Würdigung eines ganzen Oeuvres zuzuschreiben ist. Doch die vier Ersteren beließen es bei brieflichen Äußerungen - so beispielsweise Gustav Mahler mit der Feststellung, dass die französische Moderne mit Chabriers "Espana" beginne. Ganz anders Poulenc, der als einziger dieser Komponisten zur "öffentlichen" Feder griff. Dadurch wandelte er das Chabrier-Bild so gründlich, daß sein Essay noch 1981 in englischer Sprache nachgedruckt wurde, wodurch seine Arbeit erst den weltweiten Nachhall erhielt.

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        Charlotte's Web - SIGNED by E. B. White - Early Edition in Dust Jacket

      Harper; January. Hardcover. Hardcover with decorative cloth in dust jacket. SIGNED by E. B. White on page opposite title page. A-I printing (January 1959). Dust jacket is not price clipped, $2.75 price, reviews on back of dj and Harper on base of spine (maybe first state dj). Edgewear and chipping to dust jacket which is now in bordart. Interior of the book is clean, unmarked, and in at least very good condition. Signed, scarce and collectible. Top Quality Seller - Customer Service available. . Very Good. 1959.

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        A CASE OF CONSCIENCE

      London: Faber and Faber Limited, [1959]. London: Faber and Faber Limited,. [1959]. boards.. Mild spine lean, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#148468). First British (and first hardcover) edition. The final part of the "After Such Knowledge" trilogy. Winner of the 1959 Hugo award for best novel. "Blish's best SF work." - Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-42. "A rich, ambiguous, deep-cutting probe into the most ultimate of concerns." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-136. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 26. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 303-07.

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        RIPRAP: a cobble of stone laid on steep slick rock to make a trail for horses in the mountains

      Origin Press, 1959. [Ashland, MA]: Origin Press, 1959. First edition. SIGNED. 34 pp. Octavo [21 cm]; original dark blue and white patterned paper wrappers. Bound Japanese-style with navy blue thread. White paper label with printed title on the front cover. This delicate edition is ordinarily subject to considerable wear, this copy is in near fine condition. Signed by Snyder in his distinctive hand on the title page. Designed and edited by Cid Corman for his Origin Press. Snyder is an important literary figure from the Beat Generation whose work remains extremely relevant to this day. Snyder has been dubbed The Poet Laureate of Deep Ecology. This first edition of Snyder's first book was printed and bound in a run of only 500 copies. McNeil A1a. Kheridan p. 15.

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        Jawlensky, Alexej von.

      DuMont Verlag, Köln. 1959.. 4°. OLn. mit OU 291 S.. Mit einem Werkverzeichnis der Gemälde

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        bok.

      Reykjavik, Forlag ed. box 412. (1959).. 22 x 24 cm. Umschlag, 34 n.n. Bl. (davon 2 doppelblattgross), 1 w. Bl. Gelocht mit Spiralbindung.. Vgl. Dobke 150 und Mayer, Die Bücher 6. - Seltenes und frühes, noch stark durch die Konkrete Poesie geprägtes Künstlerbuch. Im Umfang und Format von Dobke und Mayer abweichend. Unser Exemplar weist neben dem Titelblatt 34 bedruckte Blätter (davon 2 doppbelblattgrosse) auf. Das letzte Blatt ist unbedruckt. Ohne die gelochten schwarzen Kartonblätter (Dobke mit 12 Blatt, das Exemplar aus der Auktion Ketterer 385/127 mit 7 Blatt). Vorliegendes Exemplar ohne Numerierung oder Signatur von Roth. - Mehrere Blätter in den Ecken leicht geknickt.

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        Wilhelm Dilthey: Gesammelte Schriften. Bände I bis XXVI (26 Bände KOMPLETT) - 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. 26: Das Erlebnis und die Dichtung: Lessing - Goethe - Novalis - Hölderlin.

      Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 1959 - 2005.. je Band ca. 500 Seiten; Gebundene Ausgabe. Bei dem hier angebotenen Werk handelt es sich um ein Exemplar aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek mit den entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen, wie Rückenschild, Bibliotheksstempel usw. Der Erhaltungszustand ist ansonsten dem Alter entsprechend gut; Buchschnitt und Seitenränder weisen alters-/papierbedingt gebräunte Stellen auf; KOMPLETTPREIS für 26 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; ACHTUNG: Das Bild zeigt nur eine Auswahl der hier angebotenen Bände; sollten Sie weitere Bilder oder Informationen wünschen, können Sie uns gerne kontaktieren;

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        Shure, an' I'm not in the least sorry that tho' Eccles is sorry an' Monty is sorry an' the B.B.C. is sorry, Siobhan McKenna isn't sorry at all

      , 1959. 1959. Sheet size: 192 × 140 mm. Pen and black ink on wove paper. Stamped on verso for publication in the Daily Mail, 2 May 1959, and with pencil reproduction instructions recto. Actress McKenna's comments about the IRA's border campaign on Ed Murrow's Small World programme stirred considerable controversy. The cartoons and illustrations of Nicolas Bentley (1907-1978) were part of the warp and weft of English popular culture in the 1950s and 60s. Never savage, though often waspishly accurate and exuding an urbane air of amusement at the foibles of his fellows, Bentley's work was familiar to the public from a wide variety of publications. Between 1952 and 1954 he drew regular cartoons for the weekly Time and Tide, and after that for the daily News Chronicle. Between 1958 and 1962 he drew topical cartoons for the Daily Mail under the title "Watch My Line." He also drew many portraits, in black and white line, of famous people, for various papers, including over sixty for the Sunday Telegraph, which began publication in February 1961.

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        A Completeness Theorem in Modal Logic. [In] The Journal of Symbolic Logic Volume 24, Number 1.

      New Brunswick, NJ: The Association for Symbolic Logic, March, 1959 - Octavo. Original grey wrappers printed in black. A lovely, fresh copy with only the faintest toning along the wrapper edges. First edition, first impression of the author's first major work, published when he was only eighteen years old. Saul Kripke (1940– ) is one of the most original and influential logicians and philosophers of the present day. In 1977 the New York Times magazine described him as "one of the most penetrating minds of our time. His achievements span the disciplines of philosophy, logic and mathematics. From his post at Princeton University, where he is James McCosh Professor of Philosophy, and his previous post at Rockefeller University, Kripke has established a towering reputation as one of the two or three most eminent philosophers in the English-speaking world Kripke's contributions to philosophy thus far have extended the boundaries of the most unfamiliar and technical regions of modern analytic philosophy—where philosophical reasoning intermingles with abstract mathematic theory. He has worked in the field of modal logic, a branch of formal logic that has introduced ways to distinguish kinds of true statements Before Kripke, modal logicians—including the inventor of modal logic, C. I. Lewis—did not have the mathematical tools to analyze many of the most important kinds of English sentences. One of Kripke's major achievements has been the invention of 'possible world semantics,' a form of modal logic that has shown to the satisfaction of most philosophers that the common-sense understanding of the concepts 'possibility' and 'necessity' in true statements can be mathematically proved" (New York Times Magazine, August 28, 1977). A superb copy of this significant publication. [Attributes: First Edition]

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