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        AN AMERICAN EPIC. Four Volume Set, with the first 3 volumes SIGNED

      Chicago: Henry Regnery Company(1959-60-61-64). First Edition, All First Printings. Volume I: INTRODUCTION & THE RELIEF OF BELGIUM AND NORTHERN FRANCE 1914-1930 (INSCRIBED and SIGNED). Volume II: FAMINE IN THE FORTY-FIVE NATIONS & ORGANIZATION BEHIND THE FRONT 1914-1923 (INSCRIBED and SIGNED). Volume III: FAMINE IN FORTY-FIVE NATIONS & THE BATTLE ON THE FRONT LINES 1914-1923 (INSCRIBED and SIGNED). Volume IV: INTRODUCTION, THE GUNS CEASE KILLING AND THE SAVING OF LIFE FROM FAMINE BEGINS 1939-1963 (Hoover's business card in the book, no signature. Hoover died in 1964, the year this volume was published and likely no signed copies exist.). Each of the first three volumes is INSCRIBED by Hoover "to my good friend Irene Kuhn." Also includes an unsigned note in an unknown hand to which a news story is attached regarding the death of Hoover's assistant Thomas Gregory in a car crash in 1933 and a broadside of Hoover's speech at the dedication of the Herbert Hoover Memorial Library on 1962 on his 88th birthday., Hardcover, Offsetting from paperclip slightly affecting one inscription. Close to Fine in Very Good dustwrappers and quite uncommon to find signed as a complete set

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA]
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        Moods and Movements in Art. [Verve 27/28].

      New York: REYNAL & COMPANY, 1959.(). 4to. 153 pp. Originally published in France as issues no. 27 & 28 of Verve. Text in French with English translation booklet by Serge Hughes in pocket affixed to f.p.d. Cover by Braque. Lacking the lithographs after Miro (pp. 91-94) and Chagall (pp. 125-134), but with the lithographs by Mourlot after Braque, Matisse, Laurens, Léger, Giacometti, Borès and Gromaire. VG- in paper covered boards, with some spine wear and soiling, in a clear protective jacket.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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      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. Spine lightly rolled. An excellent copy in the slightly nicked and toned dust jacket, small mark to spine. First edition, first impression of the seventh book in the James Bond series.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Orientación y rumbo de la Revolución Cubana

      1959 - FIDEL CASTRO Orientación y rumbo de la Revolución Cubana. Prólogo, Selección y Notas de los principales discursos de Fidel Castro, por RICARDO MARTINEZ. “Pensamiento Vivo”, C.A., Editorial. Caracas. S/a, c. 1959. 4º m., 237 x 160 mm, leves deterioros en cabeza del lomo. 184 p. + 1 h. RARE. 450 € [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Elena Gallego - Rare Books]
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        Goodbye Columbus

      Houghton Mifflin 1959 - First printing. SIGNED, without inscription, on a non publisher's tipped in page. The volume is rubbed and lightly abraided on the spine ends, and additionally is bumped on the spine ends and corners. The price clipped dust jacket, protected in a sleeve, is edge worn with wrinkles and shallow chips (affecting HMCo. on the spine tail), soiled on the rear panel, and is spine and perimneter toned. The jacket is the variant (1st issue?) with the publisher's name a scant 1/16" from the bottom edge of the spine, and the black lettering on the front panel positioned closer to the front joint. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Trilby & Co. Books]
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        The Mansion

      Random House 1959 - 8vo, black textured cloth-covered bds, beveled edges, bright gold title and bands on spine, bright gold title on fb, clean and tight, top right corner fb dull from water exposure; dk blue marbled eps, SIGNED by author and numbered 192 on 2nd ffep, internally clean but top corner of text bloc shows water damage (a light tide mark with sl warping extending from front where it is noticeable to the back where it is minimal); no dj, volume protected in clear mylar cover. This item looks better than described, but the text bloc definitely shows the slight warping and tide mark from front to back. An opportunity to obtain this rather scarce volume, one of 500, at a very reasonable price. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gunstock Hill Books]
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        [Two Flyers for Original Living Theatre Production of THE CONNECTION]

      New York: The Living Theatre, [1959]. Near fine. 8.5" x 11" approx. offset printed recto only in black and red. 6.75" x 13.25" approx. Minor toning to both. Very near fine. Flyers for Jack Gelber's THE CONNECTION, directed by Judith Malina and designed by Julian Beck. A hit production of The Living Theatre and one that helped cement its reputation as the premier company for avant-garde theater. The play, centered on Jazz musicians and junkies waiting on their dealer, was an early realistic portrayal of heroin addiction at the end of a decade beset by drug hysteria.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        Il Gattopardo

      FELTRINELLI EDITORE, MILANO 1959 - Biblioteca di letteratura. I contemporanei ITALIANO Legatura in cartoncino rigido. Copertina illustrata. Pagine in buono stato con bruniture, così ai tagli. Volume n. IV ( 4 ) della collana.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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      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. Spine lightly rolled. An excellent copy in the slightly nicked and toned dust jacket, small mark to spine. First edition, first impression of the seventh book in the James Bond series. Gilbert A7a (1.1). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Birthday Party

      London: Encore Publishing Co, 1959. Near Fine. First edition. Very slightly rubbed, else a very near fine copy in wrappers as issued. The uncommon true first edition of Pinter's first play.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Dichter in New York. (Poeta en Nueva York). Uit het Spaans naar het Nederlands door Luc. Tournier. Illustraties van Corneille.

      Zaandijk, J. Heijnis Tsz., 1959. Ingenaaid met omslag (omslagtekening Corneille). 116 p. 1e druk.l Exemplaar met originele (Oost-Indische) inkttekening van Corneille, geheel in de stijl van de illustraties in het boek, op de Franse titel. Bovendien met handgeschreven, gesigneerde opdracht van de illustrator: 'A Hans Roest avec toute/ ma sympathie./ Paris 22 Février '60/ Corneille'.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis]
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        Zeitschrift für Flugwissenschaften und Weltraumforschung (ZFW) - 7Jg.1959 - 9.Jg.1961, 14.Jg.1966 - 15.Jg.1967; 17.Jg.1969 - 18.Jg.1970; 23.Jg.1975; 2.Jg.1978 - 7.Jg.1983 - zusammen 14 Bände.

      Bonn, Organ der wissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. und der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Flugwissenschaften 1959 - 1983. - ca.400-500 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen pro Jahrgang Einband etwas berieben, Bibl.Ex., sonst guter und sauberer Zustand Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 23000

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Deinbacher]
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      C.H.BECK'SCHE, 1959. INTERLINGUE 0,17 A cura di Walter Marg, numerazione delle pag. da 289 a 384, pagine leggermente ingiallite dal tempo e con bordi non rifilati, brossura editoriale morbida, ingiallita al dorso, con usura e strappetti ai bordi e con appunti a matita al piatto anteriore USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Arkham House: The First 20 Years 1939-1959, A History and Bibliography

      Sauk City: Arkham House, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, board issue. (One of only 80 such copies for libraries, issued alongside 735 wrappered copies. Joshi 54.) 54pp. Near Fine with a few light stains to boards. Ex libris bookplate of author and Arkham House co-founder Donald Wandrei laid in. Includes handmade plain dust jacket and envelope with typed info (perhaps made by Wandrei, perhaps by the collector from whose estate the book came) as well as a 1988 shipping label from a notable genre fiction bookseller. A stopper for many Arkham House collectors with a great provenance.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Life of Sir Alexander Fleming

      Portrait frontispiece, illustrations. First English edition. 8vo., cloth, dust jacket. London, Jonathan Cape.

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        Visions of the Daughters of Albion.

      Trianon Press. 1959. Folio, 11 plates, 7 pp. text, plus the extra materials. Full orange morocco, slipcase, some foxing to the front end-papers and edges. Unnumbered copy of the de luxe issue with a suite of progressive states of one plate, an original guide-sheet and stencil etc. "It is a continuation, though in thought only, of The Book of Thel That represented the soul in the state of innocence; this the soul in the state of experience... It is primarily a protest against the sexual customs of the time." (Damon, Blake Dictionary).

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1959. A Very Good copy of the book with the spine well cocked, rubbing and fraying to the lower edge of the rear board and staining to the closed text-block on the upper fore-edge. In a Very Good dust jacket that has minor wear at the spine ends and a bit of soiling. But, here's the interesting part, this copy retains both prices on the front flap $2.95 (upper) and $3.00 (lower) and is stamped "Sep 23 1959" on the flap. In addition, "Copy #1" is written on the front end paper in ink. Our suspicion is that this was one of the publisher's file copies. The vast majority of these dust jackets are publisher clipped, usually on the upper flap, retaining the $3.00 price. The unclipped jacket offered here would be the true first state jacket. So few of these jackets remain that is seems likely that only the publisher file copies and a handful of other advanced copies given out before the publication date would have retained both prices. The seventh book in Ian Fleming's internationally acclaimed James Bond series, "Goldfinger" was received more positively than its predecessor, "Dr. No," and was heralded as "a superlative thriller from our foremost literary magician" (New York Herald Tribune). While following Auric Goldfinger, a wealthy investor in the gold trade with ties to the Soviet counterintelligence agency, Bond is pulled into a malicious plot to infiltrate and steal the gold of Fort Knox. His efforts to thwart Goldfinger are assisted by Tilly Masterton, who seeks retribution for her murdered sister, and together they fight Goldfinger and his Korean factotum, Oddjob. In this novel, the Bond character was more fully developed and shown, with symbolic undertones, to represent Saint George, a prominent crusading saint in Catholicism. Fleming used American gold tycoon, Charles W. Engelhard Jr., as the inspiration for his Goldfinger character, one of his best villains. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Fine Photograph signed and inscribed (William Christopher, 1873-1958, American composer and musician, known as the "Father of the Blues")

      1959 - showing him half length seated at a piano, 10" x 8", no place, 12th March

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        The Americans

      Grove Press, 1959. First Edition, 1st Printing. Hardcover.. A few water spots to top page edges else very good condition./Very good but lightly soiled dust jacket with several small closed tears and 2 small holes in back panel.. Slightly yellowing pages. Book is as described - all defects and marks are noted. A very nice copy. Not price clipped ($7.50).

      [Bookseller: Harvest Book Co]
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        Souvenirs d'un Collectionneur With a lithograph by Picasso

      Souvenirs d'un Collectionneur, with Picasso lithograph. Andre Level. Alain C. Mazo. Paris 1959. First edition with one original lithograph by Picasso printed by Mourlot Freres Paris, and the reproduction of an autographed page by Guillaume Apollinaire and Max Jacob. One of 2000 numbered copies in Lourmarin paper, from a total edition of 2200 copies. Pictures on request

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA-ILAB)]
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        Compañeros de Viaje

      Barcelona, Joaquín Horta Editor. Colección Fe de Vida 1959 - Primera edición. Barcelona,Joaquín Horta, 1959. 19x14 cm. 84 págs. Ejemplar Intonso. Ligeras manchas de óxido en la cubierta [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Largine]
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        Variant Design for Cover of "Baby's First Book" Signed

      New York: Simon and Schuster, circa 1959. Color collage on Little Golden Book Layout Sheet board. 10.5 x 14.5 inches. Signed "Garth Williams" in pencil with various notes to the printer. Inventory no. 3.006615. Provenance: Estate of the artist. Garth William, American Illustrator, A Life by E. & J. Wallace, pp. 144, 224.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        The Elder Statesman. A Play

      London: Faber and Faber, [1959]. 8vo. 108, [2] pp. Original red cloth; printed dust jacket. Half of jacket spine panel perished. FIRST EDITION. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY ELIOT TO THE CRITIC T. C. WORSLEY, AND WITH AN ALS LAID-IN. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To T. C. Worsley Esq with the author's compliments. (See p.7) T. S. Eliot." In the printed thanks from the author on p. 7, Eliot acknowledged "Mr. T. C. Worsley for a hint in a critical notice of the Edinburgh's production which inspired Mr. Martin Browne to propose a small but important excision." Laid-in is an ALS from Eliot, 31 March 1958: "I want to express my appreciation of your exceptionally perceptive and sympathetic notice of my play. Also this is the first time in my experience that a critic has made a point which has led to an alteration improving the play. Martin pointed out to me what could be done by a very simple operation. If as I hope you see the play again when it comes to London, you will see how we have benefited from your criticism." Thomas Cuthbert Worsley (1907-1977) was a British teacher, writer, editor, theatre and television critic. He went to Spain with Stephen Spender during the Spanish Civil War, which he recorded later in his 'Fellow Travellers.' Gallup A70.

      [Bookseller: Riverrun Books & Manuscripts]
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        Der Balkon. Schauspiel.

      227 Seiten mit 6 ganzseitigen Originalsiebdrucken von Hermann Steffens, 2 davon zweifarbig. 8, gebundene Ausgabe, zweifarbig ilustrierter Original-Karton mit Schutzumschlag und Pergaminumschlag, Buchblock unbeschnitten," Im Frühjahr 1959 als Erstausgabe in deutscher Sprache in einer einmaligen numerierten Auflage von 500 Exemplaren im Merlin Verlag Andreas J. Meyer in Hamburg erschienen, Einband und Illustrationen sind Originalsiebdrucke von Hermann Steffens. Die Exemplare 1-200 sind handsigniert und enthalten 4 einfarbige und 2 zweifarbige Illustrationen die Exempare 201-500 enthalten 6 einfarbige Illustrationen., Schrift: Aldus-Buchschrift, Satz und Druck: Conrad Kayser, Hamburg, Einband: Ladstetter GmbH, Hamburg, Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nr. 24," Exemplar zusätzlich mit einer signierten Widmung des Autors auf dem fliegenden Vorsatz, Übertragung ins Deutsche von Georg Schulte-Frohlinde.

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        The Haunting of Hill House

      Viking Adult, 1959-10-16. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. Hardcover, First Edition 1959 Viking 246 pages. Very Good+, in a VG DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear and some dust soiling to yellow cloth spine with black titles over teal cloth boards - corners sharp. Blue topstain. Minor shelf/edge wear and a touch of rubbing to unclipped DJ, minor soiling to rear panel - now in mylar. DJ by Paul Bacon. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and crisp. Author’s fifth book which is widely considered to be one of the best ghost stories ever written. Shirley Hardie Jackson (December 14, 1916 – August 8, 1965) was an American writer. Her work has received increased attention from literary critics in recent years. She has influenced Neil Gaiman, Stephen King, Nigel Kneale, Joanne Harris and Richard Matheson. A very solid respectable copy in DJ. LOC SSE-3

      [Bookseller: Eyebrowse Books_MWABA]
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        Les femmes et l'amour

      - Le livre contemporain, Paris 1959, 14,5x22cm, en feuilles sous chemise et étui. - Prima edizione, una delle 100 copie numerate su carta di lusso solo i principali giornali. camicia indietro e stoviglie poco insolated, bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur papier de luxe, seuls grands papiers. Dos et plats de la chemise légèrement insolés, agréable exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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        The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents. Travels and Explorations of the Jesuit Missionaries in New France, 1610 - 1791. The original French, Latin and Italian texts,with English translations and notes, illustrated by portraits, maps and facsimiles.

      New York. Pageant Book Company. 1959.. Fine. Hardcover. Book 8vo, 23cm, facsimile reprint limited to 500 sets, 73 volumes in 36., black cloth, crimson title panels and gilt titles, top edges red, a fine clean set. () Jesuit Relations (Relations des jsuites), the voluminous annual documents sent from the Canadian mission of the French Jesuits of the Society of Jesus to its Paris office, 1632 - 1673, compiled by missionaries at their stations in New France (America) between 1632 and1673, edited by their Quebec superior, and printed in France by Sebastien Cramoisy. As a result of Cardinal Richelieu's decision to enlist the Jesuits in colonizing French North America, the early history of settlement was systematically and colourfully documented by priests attempting to convert the Indians and also to attract support at home for their project. The journals and letters of Paul Le Jeune, Jerome Lalemant, Jean De Brebeuf and Paul Ragueneau, among others, dramatize tribal warfare in Huronia and the day-to-day life of colonists in Acadia; these are supplemented by relations of Jesuit participation in colonial matters throughout the New World. Invaluable as ethnographic and documentary sources, the Jesuit Relations were avidly and widely read in the 18th century, along with the works of Cartier and Champlain, as exciting travel literature. Published originally in Paris in annual volumes, they were translated and edited by R. G. Thwaites in 73 volumes as The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents, Travels and Explorations of the Jesuit Missionaries in New France 1610-1791 (1896-1901; limited to 750 sets), reprinted in 1959, presenting annotated parallel versions of his translations and the French, Latin and Italian original texts. See bibliography by J. C. McCoy, Jesuit Relations of Canada, 1632-1673(1937, repr. 1973). They are invaluable as historical sources for French exploration and Indian relations and also as a record of the various Indian tribes of the region before the influence of settlers and missionaries had changed them. .

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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        NATURA VIVA - Enciclopedia sistematica del regno animale

      Vallardi Edizione Periodiche, 1959. ITALIANO 11,2 L' Opera Enciclopedica dedicata al regno animale consta di 5 volumi, noi ne abbiamo 4 (mancante tomo I dei Mammiferi) tutti rilegati con titoli oro al dorso e alla cop. ant., visibili dei segni di usura alle estremità del dorso e in concomitanza della cerniera. Le pagine sono integre e pulite minimamente ingiallite dal tempo. Fioritura ai tagli. All' interno numerose illustrazioni a colori e in bianco e nero USATO

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        Viaggio intorno al pianoforte

      G. RICORDI & C, 1959. ITALIANO 0,19 Volumetto brossurato in cartoncino flessibile. Copertina illustrata da Crepax. Pagine in buono stato con leggere bruniture, anche ai tagli. Numerose illustrazioni in nero, nel testo. Presenti numerosi spartiti musicali in pentagramma. Volume n. X 8 10 ) della collana. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Il Dottor Zivago

      FELTRINELLI EDITORE, 1959. ITALIANO 0,67 Legatura editoriale in cartoncino rigido. Sovracoperta illustrata con alette. Ritratto fotografico dell' Autore al piatto posteriore. Pagine brunite, come i tagli, in buono stato. Traduzione dal russo di Boris Zvetermich. USATO

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        Naked Lunch

      Grove Press 1959 - Grove Press, New York 1959. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Stated First Printing, no additional printings. Cloth boards. Jacket priced at $6.00. No zip code at the rear panel. Book Condition: Near Fine, name at the endpaper, bump at the rear board. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, shelf wear, sunning at the spine. Short tears. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books]
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        The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner - SIGNED First Edition

      W H Allen, 1959. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by W H Allen in 1959. A very good+ book SIGNED without dedication to the title page. From the library of Terry Hitchins who purchased the Sillitoe library. In a near fine unclipped wrapper A rare signed book

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        2 poesie di Giuseppe Ungarreti

      - Vanni Scheiwiller, Milano 1959, 11,5x14,5cm, une feuille rempliée. - Edizione per il quale non è stato redatto grandi giornali. L'invio autografo firmato e datato da Giuseppe Ungaretti a Gaëtan Picon parte superiore della prima pagina. copia rara e piacevole. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Envoi autographe daté et signé de Giuseppe Ungaretti à Gaëtan Picon en tête du premier feuillet. Rare et agréable exemplaire.  

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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        The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner

      W.H. Allen, London 1959 - Hardcover. Gray cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Lean to spine. Cloth stained, extremities rubbed, corners bumped. Bookplate on paste-down endpaper. Endpapers discolored. Dust jacket stained with small tears, ink stamp on rear cover. Price clipped. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Booked Up, Inc.]
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        [Op. 36] IIme grande simphonie en Ré majeur (D dur). Oeuvre XXXVI. Partition

      Bonn-Cologne : Simrock, PN 1959, [1822?]. - 162 S. Gr. 8vo. Mit Originalumschlag. Kl. Randschäden. Hinteres Umschlagblatt lose. Erste autorisierte Ausgabe der Partitur. Mit Metronomangaben. Kinsky 211. Koboken 2, 195. Hirsch IV, 278.Versand D: 4,00 EUR illustration, illustration Orchesterwerke

      [Bookseller: Musikantiquariat Paul van Kuik]
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        The Unknown Shore

      London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1959. First Impression; 8vo, 256pp. Fine publisher's red cloth, the spine lettered in black; in a just about Fine (spine tips rubbed with no loss) first-state dust jacket (priced at 15s) without a trace of fading to the spine panel and very uncommon thus. One of the two historical novels O'Brian wrote for juveniles and a forerunner of the Jack Aubrey series. Note: 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. Fine / Fine-.

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        Starship Troopers

      Starship Troopers - Robert A. Heinlein (1959 Hardcover w/DJ)Copyright 1959, published by G. P. Putnam's Sons (NY). First Edition, first printing based on the lack of any additional printing or edition listed on the copyright page. Dust jacket has $3.95 and 'YA' on the front inside flap. It has significant wear to include tears (1/2" to 1") and nicks at the corners and spine head and tail; there is an approximate 2-inch tear on the fore-edge of the front flap and the rear flap is creased. Jacket also has impressions, scratches, smudges and fits extremely loose. Navy blue hardcovers have a faint stain on the front, scratches on the front and rear, significant spine lean, bumped corners (especially the bottom front), and a compressed spine head and tail. Light speckles to the textblock. No writing or but there are some faint, light blue fingerprint smudges on the front free endpaper and page 11. Overall, it is in Good Plus (G+) condition.

      [Bookseller: Bronze Anthology LLC]
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        Chapelle St.-Jean Vue des remparts Château de Gruyères.

      1959, 1959 - 32x26 cm huile sur carton signé ?Tinguely 59? en bas à droite. avec cadre dore (39x33cm). Oeuvre de jeunesse de Jean Lou Tinguely. Habitais dans le village de la Gruyère avec sa mère, dans la maison qui est actuellement le Musée Giger. Peintre de Paysages, natures mortes et intérieurs. (1937 Bulle, ? 2002 Châtel-St-Denis).Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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      London: Jonathan Cape, 1959. First edition of the seventh novel in Ian Fleming's James Bond series. Octavo, original black cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Gerald Micklem, This piece - of homework! from Ian Fleming." Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing. Jacket design by Richard Chopping. Housed in a custom clamshell box by The Dragonfly Bindery, that reproduces an image of the skull with rose from front panel of the dust jacket. Goldfinger originally bore the title The Richest Man in the World. Based upon American gold tycoon Charles W. Englehard, Fleming named his villain after British architect Erno Goldfinger. When the actual Goldfinger found out his name was being used, he threatened to sue Fleming, and the matter was ultimately settled out of court. A best-seller upon its release, it became the third James Bond film in 1964 starring Sean Connery.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
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      London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1959. A first edition, first printing published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in 1959. A near fine book (trace of spotting) without inscriptions in a near fine unclipped wrapper with two small closed tears to the foot of the front panel. A little pushing to the head of the wrapper, but one of the best you will find.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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