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        Goldfinger

      UK: Jonathan Cape, 1959. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Goldfinger by Ian Fleming First Edition Published by Jonathan Cape 1959. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Small bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. Covers near fine. In like original price clipped dust jacket which has no fading or toning to spine. An excellent copy.

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        The Deputy (Producer's archive of scripts for an NBC television series, 1959-1961)

      Universal City, California: Top Gun Production Corp. for Revue Studios. Near Fine. 1959-61. Hardcover. These two handsome quarto volumes, well-bound in full red morocco, contain the producer's own archive of a ground-breaking and significant American television show -- "The Deputy," which ran on the NBC network for two seasons between 1959-1961. It was the first tv series to feature a major movie star at the height of his box office appeal -- Henry Fonda. Fonda was featured as U.S. Marshal Simon Fry, his co-star was Allen Case (as local storekeeper and reluctant deputy Clay McCord -- an expert shot who hated to use a gun), along with veteran actor Wallace Ford (as Silver City Sheriff Herk Lamson), also a young actress Betty Lou Keim (as Fran McCord, the sister of Clay McCord). Veteran actor Read Morgan, as Sergeant Tasker, appeared in the second season of the show. There were a number of guest stars throught the run, including DeForest Kelley, Lon Chaney, Jr., Wallace Ford, Vivian Vance, Richard Chamberlain, child actor Gary Hunley, Ann McCrea, Denver Pyle, and Robert Redford (whose first official television credit was for a 1960 episode of the show). "The Deputy" is also worth remembering as the first show to have been created by the now-legendary Norman Lear -- (best known for a remarkable run of shows including All in the Family, Sanford and Son, Maude, and The Jeffersons). Lear's career in television reached back to the beginning of the 1950's as a writer, and he did earn a credit as producer of "The Martha Raye Show" after its creator, Nat Hiken, departed to create and run "The Phil Silvers Show," but "The Deputy" is Lear's first credit as (co)-creator -- [with veteran screenwriter Roland Kibbee]. The sole credit as producer of "The Deputy" belonged to former owner of this pair of volumes: Michel Kraike [1908-2006] -- whose name is lettered in gilt at the lower right corner of each front cover. Interestingly, this ownership stamp "PRODUCED BY / MICHEL KRAIKE" -- uses one of the five variant spellings which the Internet Movie Database dutifully cites for the veteran producer's many credits. (Generally, the earlier movies and "The Deputy" production credits read: "Michel Kraike, but for some earlier television work, he also used the form "Michael"). Mr Kreike's career as a movie producer dated back to 1943 ["Night Plane from Chungking"]. His best film was probably the noir classic "Criss-Cross" of 1949 (with Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, and Dan Duryea), but now Kraike's most famous production must be the 1951 film "Bedtime for Bonzo" -- which took on a second life when its genial star, Ronald Reagan, changed careers later in life. There are scripts for 13 episodes in each of these two volumes -- typescript, mostly reproduced in purple "spirit duplicator" on rectos only of sheets of paper in various colors (white, yellow, pink and pale blue -- which track various revisions of each script). At least a few leaves are direct carbon copies from the typewriter, on thin paper. Several changes to dialogue appear scattered throughout, in pen and pencil manuscript. The volume containing the first 13 episodes of the second series has two production stills bound in the front (8" x 10" glossy color photographic prints, with colors now a bit faded. The first depicts Henry Fonda as Marshal Simon Fry standing with Read Morgan, as the one-eyed cavalryman Sergeant Hapgood Tasker; the second production still photo depicts Alan Case as the deputy Clay McCord, also standing with Read Morgan as "Sarge." Also bound in is a cover of the "TV VIEW" section of a Sunday New York "Journal American " -- with a color caricature of Henry Fonda and Alan Case, in costume, guns in hand. There is a clipped review of an episode from Daily "Variety" laid in. It had been affixed to a blank leaf of the relevant episode's telescript with old cellophane tape, but the adhesive has dried, but not before causing a minor stain to that leaf. Otherwise, the condition of the bindings and their contents are fine and clean, throughout. The Deputy is not forgotten, even 53 years after its two year run on NBC concluded, as witnessed by the publication of a 2010 book: "Henry Fonda and the Deputy: The Film and Stage Star and His TV Western" by Glenn A. Mosley. Also, Timeless Media Group released 12 episodes on DVD in 2008, and subsequently released a 12 disc set with all the episodes in 2010. For the curious, two episodes have slipped into the public domain and as of this writing, can be seen in full on you tube -- (Hard Decision, The Return of Widow Brown). While screenwriters, directors and producers have often kept leather-bound copies of scripts as a memorial of their work, few such volumes have been produced with bindings as nicely done as these two volumes saving scripts from "The Deputy" for its producer. The un-named binders used first class materials, and their gilding and finishing is done to very high standards. Their owner, Michel Kraike, nearly lived to see the DVDs of his show; he survived several months past his 98th birthday. .

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        ALAS, BABYLON

      Phila.: J.B. Lippincott, 1959. First edition, first prnt. Association copy with novelist Richard Condon's bookplate with the printed Schubert quote ("Leise Flehen Meine Leider") affixed to the front pastedown. Bottom board corners just touched, three text pages with few small discoloration spots, four slight abrasions on the front free endpage (where, most likely, another plate had been attached); dustjacket with chipped spine edges and interior tape reinforcement (not visible on the outside), price-clip, short shallow edges creases and small closed tear and light soiling on the read panel. Very Good condition in about Very Good dustjacket with a Duarfold archival cover. Frank's sixth and best known novel.. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall. Association Copy. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

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        Art in Posters: The Complete Original Posters of Braque, Chagall, Dufy, Leger, Matisse, Miro, Picasso

      New York: George Braziller, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. First Edition. c.1959. Hardcover. Yellow cloth. 4to. 247pp. 102 color posters. Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. A bit of soiling and some age toning to edges of text block. Light age toning to dustjacket, mild edgewear. In lightly edgeworn original glassine dustwrapper.

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        The Jazz Age

      G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1959 - First edition. Quarto. Picture editor William Cahn. Based on the television documentary *The Jazz Age*, written by Henry Salomon with Richard Hanser, that aired as part of NBC's outstanding and long-running non-fiction series *Project XX*. Boards a bit soiled, good or better without dustwrapper. Author Ralph Ellison's copy with his ownership Signature. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Seven Vintage Hong Kong Police Department Photographs Used as Illustrations in Hess's "Chasing the Dragon: A Report on Drug Addiction in Hong Kong" (1965)]

      Hong Kong: np, [ca. 1959]. Fine. Seven glossy back and white photographs produced by the Hong Kong Police Department's Narcotics Bureau. Each photo approximately 5" x 7", mounted, captioned, and credited on a page of original manuscript (all images credited to H.K. Government Information Services, dated 1959), with instructions for placement below test. Fine condition. A copy of Hess' finished book is also provided. A group of rarely seen images documenting heroin use and manufacture during the height of Hong Kong's dominance in the 1950s world heroin trade and prepared for use in Albert Hess' 1965 book CHASING THE DRAGON (provided). Photos are titled "Woman Smoking Heroin by "Chasing the Dragon," "Heroin Divan Built of Bamboo and Matting in Dense Undergrowth on a Hillside," "Heroin Users Preparing to Smoke in a Divan," "Paraphernalia of a Hong Kong Heroin User"; "Heroin Factory in the Bathroom of a Hong Kong House"; "Another Heroin Factory in a Home"; "Roof Dwellers On Top of an Apartment Building in the Wan Chai District of Victoria." There were no fewer then 15 illustrations total in Hess' finished work, so these seven images are by no means complete. However, they do show several revisions in captioning and pagination from final published version. A compelling and frank visual documentary account of 1950s drug culture.

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        Generation harmonique, ou traité de musique theorique et pratique.Paris, Prault fils (colophon: printed by Charles Osmont), 1737. 8vo. With an engraved vignette by Claude or Simon Duflos and 12 folding engraved plates, containing 32 numbered examples of music score, by Joseph-Louis Renou bound at the end. Contemporary calf, richly gold-tooled spine.

      Blom (ed.), Grove's dictionary VII, pp. 31-34; Christensen (ed.), The Cambridge history of western music theory, pp. 759-769; Ferris, "The evolution of Rameau's harmonic theories", in: Journal of music theory III, 2 (1959), pp. 231-256. First edition in French of the fourth treatise on music theory by Rameau. With his Traité d'harmonie Rameau had introduced the scientific method in music theory. Following Descartes methodology, Rameau searched for the basic principles governing music. In the Traité Rameau presented a complicated procedure for deriving all chords from divisions of a single monochord string. To make up for the missing chords, Rameau presented another theory for mathematical manipulation of thirds. Secondly, since he believed that the purpose of music (and art in general) was communication, Rameau theorised on the expressive functions of harmony and tonality.In his second book length treatise, the Generation harmonique, Rameau expanded his ideas. However, due to an incomplete understanding of vibration theory at his time, the book "represents an essentially erroneous theory based on the mis-observation of a scientific experiment. Rameau seemed to discover the co-vibration of strings whose lengths were multiples of that of an agitating string... Ignoring these potential difficulties, Rameau plunges into a 'scientific' justification of the subdominant" (Ferris). It would not be until 1750 that Rameau would correct this error.With bookplate and small inscriptions. Binding worn with the front hinge cracked; slightly browned throughout; otherwise a good copy.

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        THE INTERNATIONAL POSITION OF TIBET

      n.p.: Government of the Dalai Lama. Very Good. 1959. First Edition. Paperback. (1), 63 ff. pages; Contents are clean and unmarked in original printed flexible board wrappers (binder style), with the title and date printed in red letters. Table of contents and 63 pages of text (printed on rectos only - mimeograph reproduction from a text produced on a typewriter). This publication, prepared in 1959 by the Government of the Dalai Lama details the historical relationship between Tibet and China from the 7th century to the situation in the 1950s and presents the arguments supporting their claim for Tibetan sovereignty. In 1959 the Dalai Lama sought support from the U.S. and other nations to recognize their government in exile and to bring their case for Tibetan sovereignty and against Chinese aggression before the United Nations. This publication is now rare. See OCLC: 230259625 [OCLC/WorldCat cites only two locations: Univ. of St. Andrews; and National Library of Australia]. It is necessary to distinguish between two 1959 publications under the same title. The more common (today) appears to be an octavo volume of 49 pages, which several sources attribute to the Central Electric Press in Delhi, India. [The British Library and Harvard University each has a copy in that smaller format; WorldCat details 10 locations of the 49 p. 8vo edition, under two OCLC numbers]. Our publication, a mimeographic duplication from a document produced on a typewriter, printed on rectos only of quarto sized sheets, has 63 leaves and an un-numbered first leaf ["Table of Contents"]. Technical limitations mean that our publication in quarto mimeographed format, is both more fragile by nature and less likely to have been issued in a large number of copies. Considering that the 14th Dalai Lama spent all but the first 90 days of 1959 residing in exile in Dharamshala, in the state of Himachal Pradesh in northern India, it is likely that our publication was produced there. Historical Context: In 1959, within days of the rapidly devolving March uprising in Lhasa, the Dalai Lama and his retinue fled Tibet with the help of the CIA's Special Activities Division. They crossed the border into India on 30 March 1959, and soon afterward, the Dalai Lama set up the Government of Tibet in Exile in Dharamshala, receiving support from the CIA including a personal annual stipend of $180,000 and other material support from at least 1959 until about 1974. (CIA support for the Government of the Dalai Lama in Exile and other potential Tibetan assets reportedly totalled about $1.7 million per annum). In April 1959 the Dalai Lama sent a message to the U.S. Government requesting that the U.S. formally recognize the Free Tibetan Government and that he encourage other nations to do so. Under Secretary of State C. Douglas Dillon advised President Eisenhower that the U.S. should "avoid taking any position which might encourage the Dalai Lama to seek international recognition." Despite considerable U.S. covert support of the Tibetans' efforts to oust the Chinese, the official U.S. position held that Tibet was an autonomous country under Chinese suzerainty. The State Department believed this position better served America's broader foreign policy interest viz. China and India. In fact, the Eisenhower administration (both the State Department and the CIA) restrained the Tibetans from presenting their case against Chinese aggression, instead skirting the political issues and treading the softer line of human rights violations and cultural oppression. The Tibetans finally enlisted Ireland and Malaya to request "The Question of Tibet" to be added to the U.N. agenda for its 14th session. Consequently, the United Nations' Resolution 1353 (XIV) on Tibet was passed in October 1959. This first U.N. resolution on Tibet did not address the sovereignty issue, but voiced their "grave concern at the continued violation of the fundamental rights and freedoms of Tibetans" and calling for "respect of the fundamental human rights of the Tibetan people and for their distinctive cultural and religious life." For an interesting exposition of this era of Tibetan diplomacy, see "Tibet Issue at the UN: a case study in informal diplomacy, (1950-65)" by Kalzang Diki Bhutia. Either directly or indirectly, this publication was made possible by support from the CIA; it is a fascination sidelight of history that the official US government position was not in alignment with this text, and also, that no copy of our rare publication seems to have survived in any institutional library in the USA. .

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        Goodbye, Columbus

      London: Andre Deutsch, 1959. First Impression. Hardcover. Near Fine+/Fine-. First Printing. Small 8vo; 157pp. Publisher's French blue cloth, spine lettered in gold; pictorial dust jacket priced at 10s/6d. About Fine, cloth bright and clean, gilt lettering brilliant, but with light foxing to preliminaries and top edge; in a Fine jacket with very minor professional restoration (involving none of the design or lettering) to reinforce several closed tears and to fill two trivial losses. A novella and five short stories, two of which, "The Defender of the Faith" and "The Conversion of The Jews," now widely anthologized and placed among Roth's best short fiction. "Intermingling comedy and tragedy, the hilarity and heartbreak of modern Jewish life, Columbus follows Roth's hero, Neil Klugman, as he struggles to cope with a burgeoning love affair, to tolerate his empty lifestyle and his barren surroundings in Newark, New Jersey, and to decide whether the materialistic goals he now espouses are worth pursuing." The first book from "arguably the greatest American master of fictional doppelgangers." (Literary Encyclopedia) Yet another example of the value to be found in the graphically superior designs of most UK editions of American authors' works (our specialty). Note: With few exceptions (always noted), 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.

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        Goodbye Columbus.

      London: Andre Deutsch, 1959.. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. Publisher's hardback cloth binding in striking illustrated dustjacket. Some minor dustiness else both book and wrapper are near fine. A clean, bright, attractive copy. The controversial New Jersey author's first book, an irreverent and humorous portrait of American Jewish described in five short stories, for which he received the National Book Award for Fiction.

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        Der Freiwillige - Kameradschaftsblatt der HIAG - Jahrgang 1959 - 1985

      27 Bände (Jahrgänge). Osnabrück, Munin-Verlag, 1959 f., Gebundene Ausgabe, Ganzleineneinband (Hefte mit Umschlag in Original-Einbanddecken gebunden), Großformat, abschnittsweise paginiert, mit Abbildungen, Zustand 2 (N1370) (N1370)

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        The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag

      Hicksville, NY: The Gnome Press, Inc. , 1959. First edition. Hardcover. Very near Fine/very near Fine. 256 pp. Price of $3.50 on front flap of jacket. Ahearn APG 030a. A very near Fine book with the usual age toning to pages due to production methods in a like jacket with two small spots of edge wear.

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        Pavot plein rouge

      Edition 60 numbered copies printed on Arches paper. Book illustrated with 8 original-dry ends of Jacques Pajak. Signatures of Jacques Monnier and Jacques Pajak to the justification of the draw. boards of the shirt slightly and marginally insolated without gravity, a small pen marks on the case. Nice copy. Maurice Bridel Lausanne 1959 17x25cm en feuilles sous chemise et étui

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        Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour An Introduction.

      Boston, Little, Brown, 1959 - Boston, Little, Brown, 1959, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. With "Seymore" instead of Seymour on page 173, first issue without the dedication page, only a handful of these first issues have been reported. Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        NUOVE ARCHITETTURE A MILANO

      HOEPLI, 1959. INTERLINGUE 1,72 426 illustrazioni in nero, 56 a colori, 475 disegni, pagine lievemente ingiallite ai bordi, in italiano ed inglese, coperta editoriale cartonata, verde ai piatti e grigia al dorso, con titoli d'oro sia al piatto che al dorso, con ingiallimento ai bordi e con lievissimi segni di usura, sovraccoperta illustrata, ingiallita, con usura e strappetti ai bordi USATO

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        Il menabò. Anni 1959-1967

      Einaudi, 1959. Con i contributi, molti in prima edizione, di Lucio Mastronardi (Il calzolaio di Vigevano), Carlo Emilio Gadda, Amelia Rosseli (Ventiquattro poesie), Pier Paolo Pasolini, Eugenio Miccini, Vittorio Sereni (Una visita in fabbrica), Elio Vittorini (Industria e letteratura), Stefano D'Arrigo (I giorni della fera), Italo Calvino (Il mare dell'oggettività), Roberto Roversi (La raccolta del fieno), Franco Fortini, Elio Pagliarani (La ragazza Carla), Paolo Volponi, Edoardo Sanguineti (Poesie e uno scorcio di romanzo), Umberto Eco e moltissimi altri. 10 volumi. 8vo. pp. Circa 250/fascicolo. . Molto buono (Very Good). . Tutto il pubblicato Numeri 1-10. .

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        VITA DI NAPOLEONE

      BORINGHIERI, 1959. ITALIANO 0,37 Traduzione di Piero Bertolucci, n. 20 della collana diretta da Giorgio Colli, firma appartenenza a matita all'occhiello, pagine intonse ed in buonissimo stato di conservazione, brossura editoriale morbida, con alette, leggermente ingiallita e con bordi stanchi, angolo con prezzo ritagliato USATO

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        INTERPRETAZIONE DELLA NATURA E PRINCIPI FILOSOFICI SULLA MATERIA E IL MOVIMENTO

      BORINGHIERI, 1959. ITALIANO 0,17 Traduzione di Gianfranco Cantelli, n. 22 della collana diretta da G.Colli, brossura editoriale morbida lievemente ingiallita, con lunghe alette, con bordi stanchi e lievi segni del tempo, pagine in buonissimo stato di conservazione USATO

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        [The Snopes Trilogy, comprising:] The Hamlet; The Town; The Mansion

      New York: Random House [through 1959], 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine-/Fine-. Three First Printings (so stated). 8vo: [8],421,[1]; [8],371,[1]; [12],436pp. The Hamlet: Publisher's black cloth, spine and upper cover ruled in red and lettered in gilt, top edge stained red, full-color pictorial title page; second-issue pictorial dust jacket (four reviews excerpted on back panel), with particularly vibrant front panel, priced $2.50. About Fine (spine gilt slightly dulled) and apparently unread, in about Fine jacket with brief edge wear. The Town: Publisher's first issue claret-colored binding, with line 8 repeated on line 10, p. 327, spine and upper cover lettered in gilt and ruled in blue-grey, top edge stained blue-grey, grey threaded end papers; first issue pictorial dust jacket (with 5/57 publisher's code on front flap), priced $3.95. Fine (barring small collector's label on upper corner of front end paper), square and tight, gilt lettering sharp and bright; about Fine jacket barely rubbed to toe of spine panel. The Mansion: Publisher's blue coarsely woven cloth, upper cover and spine ruled in grey and lettered in gilt, top edge stained yellow, blue end papers; first-issue pictorial dust jacket, price $4.75, with publisher's code "10/59" on front flap and author's photograph by Ralph R. Thompson on back panel. Fine, in equally Fine jacket. Petersen A22.1d, A47.1b, and A52.2b. Burgess 99, p. 73. A superb set of Faulkner's masterful trilogy. The Snopes novels had their origin in the 1920s, in stories swapped back and forth between Faulkner and Phil Stone, an Oxford, Mississippi, attorney, about the rise of poor whites in social, political, and economic competition with the old Southern aristocracy. The series traces the rise of the Snopeses in Frenchman's Bend and Jefferson, Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi. In The Hamlet, Flem Snopes, a ruthless redneck who marries the earth goddess Eula, is established as the trilogy's keystone. In The Town, Flem leaves Frenchman's Bend for Jefferson, where he gains control of the Sartoris bank and installs other scheming Snopeses in positions of power. Finally, in The Mansion, Flem is killed by Mink, the cousin he framed into a lengthy prison sentence. Malcolm Cowley, in his New Republic review of The Hamlet, judged it to be "a new sort of novel for William Faulkner, less somber, more easygoing and discursive. Except for a few short stories, it makes better reading than anything else he has written since Sanctuary." (The Literary Encyclopedia) And Burgess noted, "Turgid and difficult as he is, Faulkner is worth the trouble." Note: With few exceptions (always noted), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves.

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        The Breaking Point - with SIGNED letter

      Gollancz, 1959. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first edition, first printing published Gollancz in 1959. A near fine book without inscriptions in a very good unclipped wrapper. Accompanied by a letter from the literary editor and critic Denys Val Baker, with a short inquiry about a short story of Du Maurier's, 'The Blue Lenses'. Du Maurier has typed a reply (and edited this) at the foot of the letter (dated Thursday 9th March 1978) - 'Dear Denys, Forgive this hasty method of reply: Mass of mail to answer. Yes, The Blue Lenses was published in States 1959 in a collection title of which was 'The Breaking Point'. Cant remember if also in any magazine there. Yours, Daphne (SIGNED). Rare signed letter.

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        More About Paddington

      Collins, 1959. Hardcover. Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Collins in 1959. A fine book without inscriptions - a superb example. In a very good+/near fine unclipped wrapper with a little wear to the spine tips and one small internal repair. The scarce second Paddington adventure.

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        Gu gong ming hua san bai zhong].Three Hundred Masterpieces of Chinese Painting in the Palace Museum.

      ????/??????????. Joint Board of Directors of the National Palace Museum and the National Central Museum. ?????[1959]., ??. Taichung. - Complete in 6 volumes presented in two cases. 300 plates in black and white and colour of which 46 are colour tipped-in plates. Description of each plate in Chinese and English on opposite leaf or on accompanying tissue guard. Each volume is bound in a tradional Chinese string binding with silk covered covers. 44 x 31.5. Lower section of lower cover volume 6 lightly damp stained, lower edge of last 25 pages show a small damp stain on the lower edge which is barely noticeable on the lower margin of the leaf. Cases damp stained and their cloth somewhat torn in places, one toggle loose, but fortunately the volumes themselves are in very good condition. A handsome set showcasing the pictures from "National Palace of Peiping now housed in Taichung, Formosa" many of which had not been reproduced before this limited edition was published. An essay by Chia-Luen Lo entitled "An Approach to the Appreciation of Chinese Painting" follows the introduction by the editor. Number 0581 of a limited edition of 1500 copies. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        70 grabados sobre el Quijote (Teodoro Miciano) Ediciones Jurado

      Ediciones Jurado 1959 - 37 copias en papel japón 33 copias en papel ahuesado La obra está considerada como una de las ediciones mejor ilustraciones de la obra cervantina El artista es considerado uno de los punteros en la historia del sello y la moneda española durante el siglo XX, sobre todo como excelente grabador en la Fabrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre -aporta un dibujo preciso e introduce de manera fidedigna composiciones sencillas y de gran potencia expresiva en sus obras de huecograbados-. Algunos grabados presentan alguna pequeña deformacion en alguna esquina, en general muy buen estado

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        Evelyn Waugh Autograph Postcard signed 'EW' to Rev. R. Selby, 1959

      Author - Autograph postcard from Waugh to Rev R Selby 89 x 140mm., on card headed Combe Florey House, Nr. Taunton, postmarked 29th October, 1959, discussing Ronald Knox : "I agree that interest in R.A.K. will grow & that one day a complete edition will appear of all his letters & writings, probably in America. I am not the man to edit it", framed and glazed, with verso visible through rear glazing. A handsomely framed postcard in excellent condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Arabian Sands.

      London: Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd.,, 1959. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in terracotta 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. A fine 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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        Sancta Maria de Anima - Romae. Erste und Zweite Gründung

      Herausgegeben im Auftrag der Anima. - Mit Druckerlaubnis des Erzbischöflichen Ordinariates Wien, Oktober 1959. Buch am Schnitt etwas stockig, Schutzumschlag leicht berieben und ebenfalls leicht stockig. Tadellose Bindung. Beiliegend eine Visitkarte / Widmungskarte vom Rektor der Anima Prälat Dr. Franz Wasner Rom, mit handschriftlichem Gruß + Unterschrift. -- Franz Mathias Wasner (geb. 28. Dezember 1905 in Feldkirchen bei Mattighofen verst. 21. Juni 1992 in Salzburg) war künstlerischer Leiter der Trapp Family Singers und Missionar. -- Franz Wasner wurde 1929 von Erzbischof Ignatius Rieder zum Priester geweiht. Anschließend studierte er Kirchenrecht in Rom. Sein musikalisches Talent konnte er in der Villa von Georg von Trapp in Aigen bei Salzburg demonstrieren und begleitete in Folge die Trapp-Familie nach der Besetzung Österreichs durch die deutsche Wehrmacht auch in die Emigration und war darüber hinaus auch geistlicher Beistand der Familie. Das über 150 Stücke umfassende Repertoire der Trapp Family Singers wurde meist von Franz Wasner arrangiert. Nach der Auflösung des weltbekannten Chors ging Wasner als Missionar auf die Fidschi-Inseln und später als Rektor des Collegio Teutonico di Santa Maria dellAnima erneut nach Rom. 1972 wurde er Mitglied des Salzburger Domkapitels und komponierte weitere Musikstücke. Seine Heimatgemeinde Feldkirchen bei Mattighofen machte ihn zum Ehrenbürger. -- 200 Seiten. Auf fliegendem Vorsatz Namenseintrag (Exemplar stammt aus dem Vorlass eines Botschafters i. R.) - Bankverbindungen in Österreich und Deutschland.

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        Chronique

      Les cahiers du sud 1959 - - Les cahiers du sud, Marseille 1959, 14,5x23,5cm, broché. - Edition originale hors commerce imprimée à 100 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seul tirage avec quelques exemplaires d'auteur, le nôtre imprimé spécialement pour Thomas Stearns Eliot. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Saint-John Perse à son ami et traducteur pour les Etats-Unis Allen (Tate) : " Pour vous, mon cher Allen, en bien vive et profonde admiration". Dos et plats légèrement et marginalement passés, deux petites déchirures sans gravité en tête et en pied du dos. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, hors commerce, printed in 100 numbered copies on pur fil paper, the only printing with a few copies for the author, this one specially printed for Thomas Stearns Eliot. Handsome autograph inscription from Saint-John Perse to his friend and U.S. translator, Allen (Tate) : " Pour vous, mon cher Allen, en bien vive et profonde admiration [for you, my dear Allen, with lively and profound admiration]". Covers and spine slightly and marginally faded, two small insignificant tears to head and foot of spine. % [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        THE GALTON CASE

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. First edition. A near fine copy, some dustiness to top edge with some light fade to top stain, some light foxing to end papers, light shelf wear in a near fine dust jacket, touch of shelf wear, touch of color fade to pink color in design on spine panel, very light foxing to flaps. A very nice copy. (8537). Octavo, boards. Signed by Millar. A Lew Archer novel. "Cumulatively exciting, beautifully plotted and written with taste, perception and compassion." - Anthony Boucher. "...a mystery that turns upon multiple questions of inheritance and identity." Nolan, Ross Macdonadl: A Biography, pp. 198. Pederson (ed.), St. James Guide to Crime and Mystery Writers, (4th ed.), pp. 676-678.

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        [Seven Vintage Hong Kong Police Department Photographs Used as Illustrations in Hess's "Chasing the Dragon: A Report on Drug Addiction in Hong Kong" (1965)]

      Hong Kong: np, [ca. 1959]. Fine. Seven glossy back and white photographs produced by the Hong Kong Police Department's Narcotics Bureau. Each photo approximately 5" x 7", mounted, captioned, and credited on a page of original manuscript (all images credited to H.K. Government Information Services, dated 1959), with instructions for placement below test. Fine condition. A copy of Hess' finished book is also provided. A group of rarely seen images documenting heroin use and manufacture during the height of Hong Kong's dominance in the 1950s world heroin trade and prepared for use in Albert Hess' 1965 book CHASING THE DRAGON (provided). Photos are titled "Woman Smoking Heroin by "Chasing the Dragon," "Heroin Divan Built of Bamboo and Matting in Dense Undergrowth on a Hillside," "Heroin Users Preparing to Smoke in a Divan," "Paraphernalia of a Hong Kong Heroin User"; "Heroin Factory in the Bathroom of a Hong Kong House"; "Another Heroin Factory in a Home"; "Roof Dwellers On Top of an Apartment Building in the Wan Chai District of Victoria." There were no fewer then 15 illustrations total in Hess' finished work, so these seven images are by no means complete. However, they do show several revisions in captioning and pagination from final published version. A compelling and frank visual documentary account of 1950s drug culture.

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        2 poesie di Giuseppe Ungarreti

      Vanni Scheiwiller 1959 - - Vanni Scheiwiller, Milano 1959, 11,5x14,5cm, une feuille rempliée. - 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. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition for which it was not taken from large papers. autograph dedication of the author autograph signed and signed by Giuseppe Ungaretti to Gaëtan Picon at the head of the first sheet. Rare and pleasant copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Unknown Shore, The

      Rupert Hart-Davis, London 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Same Door: Short Stories [Review Copy]

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. First Printing. Hardcover. As New/Fine. First Edition (so stated) of the author's first collection of stories—sixteen in number—published one year after his first novel, The Poorhouse Fair. 8vo: [10],242,[4]. Publisher's turquoise quarter-bound cloth, chestnut-brown paper-covered boards, spine and upper cover stamped in silver, top edge stained lime-green; first issue dust jacket, priced $3.75, with reviews for The Poorhouse Fair on back panel. Laid in is Knopf's date-of-publication notice. An exemplary example, virtually pristine, square, tight and unread, silver lettering and top stain undiminished, pages fresh and bright. These stories appeared originally in the New Yorker in the order in which they appear here. "Ace in the Hole" prefigures Rabbit, Run in having an ex-high school basketball star now married with a child. "Snowing in Greenwich Village" is the first story to feature the Maples, Joan and Richard, whose stories were later collected in Too Far to Go. "Stylistically, [Updike's] early stories were directly influenced by the New Yorker itself, where they primarily appeared. The two writers most associated with the magazine at this time, J. D. Salinger and John Cheever, exerted particular influence on Updike's style and approach. . . . [S]uch early pieces of marital life as “Snowing in Greenwich Village” evoke Cheever's elegant tales of spousal tension and middle-class comfort. At the same time, Updike was every bit his own writer, even early on, looking for deeper inspiration not in his contemporaries but rather in the European Modernists who immediately preceded him, chiefly James Joyce, Marcel Proust, Henry Green and Vladimir Nabokov. Specifically, Updike's lyrical, baroque prose style, as well as his penchant for complex formal design, can be traced directly back to those Modernist masters, all of whom get name-checked in one way or another in the early work." (Literary Encyclopedia) 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.

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        A Raisin in the Sun

      Random House 1959 - New York: Random House, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. 142 pp. Near fine, in very good unclipped jacket. Prior owner name penciled to front free endpaper. Jacket shows light soil, a little toning to the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        François d'Assise

      First edition on ordinary paper.An important autograph inscription from Joseph Delteil, full-page, to his friend Maurice Martin du Gard.A very good copy. Flammarion Paris 1959 12x19cm broché

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        Harley Davidson Motorcycle contract signed by Walter C. Davidson, President of the iconic firm - perfect for the free road lover!

      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 31, 1959. 8.5" x 14". "Standard early dealer agreement contract between Harley-Davidson and Pennsylvania dealer ""Paul W. Haines"", ""dba Haines Harley-Davidson Sales"". Dated ""March 31, 1959"". On yellow paper, 8.5' x 14"". Signed by Walter Davidson as ""Walter Davidson"", Vice President of Sales for Harley-Davidson Motor Co. Expected folds, else fine condition. A great example of HOG memorabilia.A clean, crisp example of an original dealer contract between Harley-Davidson and a dealer doing business in ""Northumberland and Union counties in Pennsylvania"". Executed 10 years before the company merged with AMF. The contract contains the typical clauses concerning such examples in part as found below:1. Place of Business and sales Effort2. Use of Seller's Name3. Service and Parts4. Execution of Orders5. Price Change6. Inferior Parts and Oil7. Sub-dealers8. Termination9. Default10. AssignabilityOf additional interest is the importance of instilling strong brand and quality control, Harley-Davison also required that ""The Dealer agrees not to use in repairing or servicing .. Substitute functional part ...and agree to not sell, or offer to sell or use in repair of Sellers products as genuine Harley-Davidson parts or oil which are not in fact genuine Harley-Davidson parts or oil ...""Harley-Davidson is one of the few companies that has managed to survive and reinvent themselves during a massive 115 plus year run. Accomplished by trials and errors, altering the way they do business, surviving buy-outs, to mergers, to turn arounds, to even seeking governmental intervention from the Japanese dumping of product in 1983, and ultimately going public on the New York Stock Exchange in 1986, they have survived and thrived. They went from a product of excellence, to a product of mass production with cheap parts, and back again to a product of excellence, using a different inventory and part strategy. The morphing of this company has allowed them to endure bust and boom economic cycles, invasion of cheap imports, and near bankruptcy. The Harley brand is certainly it's own metaphorical example of riding a long hard road enduring much transition to ultimately finding a successful and competitive business strategy!This all-in near fine gorgeous dealer contract, signed by John Davidson is a great piece of HOG memorabilia for the free riding spirit. There are more Harley Davidson quotes than could probably fill an entire book, but below are a few that define the brand:""Live By It""""Therapy is Expensive, Wind is Cheap""""Don't Fear Dying, Fear Not Living""""Life is Not About Waiting for the Storms to Pass, it is about Riding in the Rain""""Traveling in a Car is like watching a Film, Riding a Motorbike is Like Staring in it""""First Learn the Rules, Then Break Them""""The Best Path Through Life is One on the Open Road""** An overview of the earlier days of the company's path leading up to the late 1990's and through the time it went public is shown below:The only motorcycle manufacturer in the United States, Harley-Davidson, Inc. has been designing heavyweight machines for bike enthusiasts for almost a century. The company is legendary for the great loyalty its vehicles have inspired in generations of cyclists.Early 20th-Century OriginsThe first Harley-Davidson motorcycle was built in Milwaukee, Wisconsin--still the location of the company's headquarters--in the early 1900s. The Davidson brothers--William, Walter, and Arthur--along with William S. Harley, designed and developed the bike and its three horsepower engine in their family shed. The machine went through many refinements until 1903, when the men established the Harley-Davidson Motor Company and produced three of their motorcycles for sale. Over the next several years both demand and production grew at a healthy rate, and by 1907 the company had begun to advertise.Two years later the company produced a new model featuring a V-twin engine that produced a low, deep rumble now identified as the signature Harley-Davidson sound. The revolutionary engine--still a company standard enabled riders to reach speeds of 60 miles per hour, which until that time had been believed impossible. Such capabilities served to set the company's motorcycles apart from the competition; by 1911 there were 150 other companies manufacturing the vehicles.Growth During and Following World War IThe onset of World War I was actually a boon for Harley-Davidson. The motorcycle, having done well in its utilization by police, was commissioned for use by the military. It proved especially useful on the U.S.-Mexico border, which was suffering incursions by the forces of Mexican revolutionary leader Pancho Villa. In all, 20,000 of the company's machines were employed by the U.S. infantry during the war.Henry Ford's introduction of the assembly line, on which he could quickly and inexpensively produce his Model T automobile, had a profound effect on the motorcycle industry. While motorcycles had traditionally been used by workers and businesspeople, the more affordable car became their vehicle of choice. The motorcycle, in the meantime, was gradually becoming a recreational vehicle.The Superbike Era: 1950s and 1960sAs the second generations of the founding families began moving into management positions at the company, Harley-Davidson found itself ""king of the road""--with the shutdown of Indian in 1953, the company became the sole American motorcycle manufacturer. Continuing to prove itself a design innovator, the company introduced its Sportster model in 1957, heralding the era of the all-powerful, throaty ""superbikes."" An entire subculture began to grow up around these motorcycles, and leather jackets and riding boots became as much a statement of one's desire for a life of freedom on the open road as a necessity for motorcycling. Unfortunately, the filmThe Wild One, starring Marlon Brando, depicted biker gangs riding Harley-Davidson motorcycles as packs of lawless renegades. The stereotype that grew out of this is one the company still actively strives to dispel.In 1965 Harley-Davidson went public when the two families decided to give up control and put the company's shares on the market. Four years later the company was bought by the American Machine and Foundry Co. (AMF), a leisure equipment manufacturer headed by Harley-Davidson fan Rodney C. Gott. The arrangement proved, at least initially, to be a good one for Harley-Davidson, for it was also in the 1960s that the company experienced its first competition since Indian went out of business. The financial resources and stability that AMF was able to provide helped the company battle Japanese motorcycle manufacturers, who had begun exporting their vehicles around the world, placing themselves in direct competition with Harley-Davidson.Problems and Corrective Measures: The 1970s and 1980sDemand for motorcycles continued to grow through the early 1970s, and, in an effort to keep up, the company opened an assembly plant in York, Pennsylvania, in 1974. While engines would still be made in the Milwaukee facilities, the bikes themselves would be assembled in the new plant. In 1975 AMF put Vaughn Beals at the head of Harley-Davidson, and Jeff Bleustein was named chief engineer. Bleustein was charged with making manufacturing improvements, which were becoming increasingly necessary as production grew.These efforts added an extra $1,000 in costs to each bike, however, and the profit line suffered as a result. To compensate, AMF management began to apply pressure for greater sales volume, with the result that quality began to suffer. The production standards that customers had come to count on were being lowered, and there were chronic shortages of parts, with the result that as many as 30 percent of the vehicles coming off the assembly line were incomplete. This, in turn, meant extra manpower searching for spare parts to finish outfitting the machines, a task that even fell to dealers on those occasions when incomplete bikes were accidentally shipped.Such problems took their toll on the company, especially in light of rising Japanese competition. In 1969 Harley-Davidson had enjoyed an 80 percent share of the U.S. motorcycle market for super heavyweight machines--bikes with engines over 850 cubic centimeters (cc). Ten years later, just when Honda Motor Co. was opening a plant in Marysville, Ohio, that share had dropped sharply to 20 percent. While there were still some riders who would settle for nothing but a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, newcomers to the motorcycle market were opting for Japanese affordability and dependability.To make matters worse, the 1981 recession severely threatened Harley-Davidson's share of the market for heavyweight bikes--motorcycles with engine capacities of 700-850 cc--nearly finishing the company off as a manufacturer. Soon AMF began to lose interest in keeping the struggling business afloat. To save the company, and to effect a turnaround, 13 Harley-Davidson executives, led by Vaughn Beals, put together a plan for a leveraged management buyout. With the financial support of Citicorp, the management team succeeded in taking control of Harley-Davidson from AMF on June 16, 1981, at a cost of $81.5 million.The group's turnaround strategy called for getting back on the quality track through new management and manufacturing techniques. Unable to beat them, Harley-Davidson instead decided to join their Japanese competition, adopting such management techniques as decentralized quality discussion groups and ""just-in-time"" inventory control. After the company's top management toured Honda's Marysville plant in 1981, Vaughn Beals noted in Fortune,""We were being wiped out by the Japanese because they were better managers. It wasn't robotics, or culture, or morning calisthenics and company songs--it was professional managers who understood their business and paid attention to detail."" In an effort to do likewise, management at the York plant developed three principles for change: worker involvement, manufacturing materials available as needed, and statistical operator control.One of the first steps Harley-Davidson took was to group the employees in a plant-wide network to ensure their input in improving the manufacturing process. The York plant management met with workers' representatives for months in 1981 to achieve a consensus on what was sought and also to ease skepticism. The increases in productivity stemming from these measures were deemed to be the effects of effective communication, shop floor enthusiasm, and increased recognition.The second point of the revitalization program involved managing the company's inventory. A program of just-in-time inventory control called MAN--Material As Needed--was developed, based on Toyota Motor Corporation's Toyota Production System. The plan called for the use of expanded communication in monitoring the flow of inventory. Harley-Davidson also introduced a statistical operator control system to improve quality control. The aim was to reduce defects and scrap by reworking machines right on the assembly line. The process began with the operators, who established parameters for quality using statistical methods. Then workers along the assembly line would chart actual quality and introduce improvements where warranted.During the early 1980s, the company began making cosmetic changes to its motorcycles, prompted by Vice-president William G. Davidson, grandson of the founder. Davidson, who felt it was important to remain close to the bike maker's customers and their needs, would often mingle with Harley devotees at gatherings, sporting his own beard, black leather, and jeans. As he explained in Fortune,""They really know what they want on their bikes, the kind of instrumentation, the style of bars, the cosmetics of the engine, the look of the exhaust pipes, and so on. Every little piece on a Harley is exposed, and it has to look right. A tube curve or the shape of a timing case can generate enthusiasm or be a turn-off. It's almost like being in the fashion business."" In addition to changing the look of established models, the company began to design new motorcycles to appeal to a broad range of consumers.Meanwhile, the competition was moving ahead. Though the recession of the early 1980s had depressed demand for heavyweight bikes, Japanese manufacturers swamped the U.S. market with their surplus inventory, driving average market prices down still further. In 1982, however, the company won an anti-dumping judgment from the International Trade Commission (ITC). This led then-U.S. President Ronald Reagan to impose additional tariffs on imported heavyweight Japanese models, as allowed by the ITC.The additional tariffs--45 percent on top of an existing 4.4 percent measure--were meant to decrease gradually over five years, until April 1988. These measures would give Harley-Davidson the opportunity to effect its revitalization plans. Predictably, as the company's market share began to increase, so, too, did its profits. Harley-Davidson had lost $25 million in 1982, but rebounded into the black again in 1983 before posting $2.9 million in profits on sales of $294 million in 1984. Though Japanese bike makers were able to elude some of the tariffs by building more machines in the United States, by 1986 Harley-Davidson's share of the U.S. super heavyweight market had crept back up to 33.3 percent, ahead of Honda for the first time since 1980.During this time, Harley-Davidson began placing more emphasis on its marketing efforts. In a 1983 public relations move, the company established the Harley Owners Group (HOG), a club with its own newsletter for fans of the motorcycle. By the end of the 1980s, membership in HOG had grown to 100,000 members. The company developed the SuperRide promotion, several years later; it was designed to attract large numbers of new buyers from an upscale niche. Television commercials invited people to visit one of Harley-Davidson's 600 dealers across the United States to test ride a new bike. Over 40,000 people took Harley-Davidson up on its offer. Though immediate sales did not cover the promotion's $3 million price tag, the effort did result in increased sales over the course of the next several years, and many of the new buyers were owners of rival Japanese models.Although Harley-Davidson was making great strides, the company suffered yet another blow in 1984. Citicorp--nervous that the economy was headed back into a recession, especially in light of the 1988 deadline on import tariffs--informed Harley-Davidson that in future years they would no longer provide overadvances--money over and above the conservative lending limits set as part of the company's business plan. Taking this as an indication that Citicorp wanted out of its arrangement with the company, Beals and Richard Teerlink, who was then the finance officer, began searching for another lender. Once word concerning Citicorp's plans got out, however, other banks showed little interest in making the commitment. By October 1985 Beals and his management team had contacted the investment firm Dean Witter Reynolds in order to begin Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.Before those plans were finalized, Beals and Teerlink were approached by an interested lender. After weeks of hard bargaining, Heller Financial Corporation--whose second in command, Bob Koe, was a Harley buff--agreed to supply Harley-Davidson with $49 million to buy out Citicorp's stake in the business. Thus Citicorp was forced to take an $18 million write-down on its original investment. Heller Financial Corporation's faith in Harley-Davidson paid off handsomely. The company's market share began to climb steadily, and profits for 1986 topped $4.3 million on sales of $295 million. That year a revived Harley-Davidson went public, offering two million shares of stock worth $20 million and $70 million worth of unsecured subordinate notes that would mature in 1997."

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        Art international. Volume III, 1/2 1959 - Volume 10 / 1966.

      Zürich. Art international. 1959-1966. 35 x 25 cm. Ca. 6000 S. OBroschur in OLeinen-Schuber. Von ausgezeichneter , frischer Erhaltung. Sammlung von 8 Jahrgängen der internationalen, aufwändig gestalteten Kunstzeitung für die Moderne und Avantgarde mit Texten in Deutsch, Französisch und Englisch. Enthalten ist in vollständiger Folge Jg. 3 / 1959, Heft 1/2 - 10 [9 Hefte]; Jg. 4 / 1960, H 1 - 10 [9 Hefte]; Jg. 5 / 1961, H.1 -10 [9 Hefte]; Jg. 6 / 1962, H. 1 - 10 [9 Hefte]; Jg. 7 / 1963, H. 1 - 10 [10 Hefte]; Jg. 8 / 1964, H.1 - 10 [9 Hefte]; Jg. 9 / 1965, H. 1 - 10 [9 Hefte]; Jg. 10 / 196, H.1 - 10 [10 Hefte] in zusammen 74 Heften, alle mit den Originalumschlägen in der Gestaltung der Künstler, in einheitlichen grauen Original-Leinen-Schubern. \"Art international\" ist nicht nur hinsichtlich der Berichterstattung in diesen Jahren mit einer Balance zwischen Tachismus, Informel und Pop Art, Nouveaux Realisme sowie Zero und teils frühen Beiträgen unter anderem über Yves Klein, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, Louis Morris, Jasper Johns, Robert Motherwell, Jean Tinguely, Daniel Spoerri bis hin zu Gerhard Richter von großer Bedeutung für die damalige Kunstszene: Die unzähligen, oft ganzseitigen Anzeigen namhaftester Galerien wie Schwarz, Blu, Janis, Sonnabend, Clert, Castelli, Sperone, Schmela etc. verweisen auf frühe Ausstellungen u.a. von Warhol, Lichtenstein, Oldenburg, Johns, Klein, Twombly etc. Ein umfangreicher Beitrag von Paul Wember berichtet von der ersten institutionellen Ausstellung Yves Kleins in Krefeld, frühe, auch internationale Galerieausstellungen von Warhol und Lichtenstein werden besprochen. In dieser Dichte der wichtigsten Jahre und vor allem nahezu neuwertigen Erhaltung selten. Versand D: 3,00 EUR 20. Jahrhundert / 20th Century, Amerika / America, Europa / Europe, Kunstgeschichte / Art History, Zeitschriften / Journals, Informel, Nouveaux Realisme, Pop Art, Tachismus, ZERO

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        Bill Badger's Winter Cruise

      Hamish Hamilton, London 1959 - Dustjacket has closed tears at both top and bottom of front spine edge. some loss at both spine ends and open tear at front cover edge such that only small part of B in Books is left visible. Scuffed corners to jacket, which has been taped inside to end-papers - tape now discoloured. Some tape has been removed taking surface of paper, plus leaving reside staining on opposite pages. Spine ends of boards scuffed and worn though. School stamp on both end papers. Slightly cracked binding on title page, and very slightly loose eleswhere. Book has obviously been well-read as there are small light stains occasionally throughout. Page 77/78 has open tear at top corner removing a small amount of print. Book has slight lean [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Village de Gruyères. Vue intérieure.

      1959, 1959 - 32x26 cm Aquarelle 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]

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