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        The Image; Knowledge in Life and Society

      Ann Arbor, MI: Univ of Michigan Press, 1959. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front endpage. Second Printing, Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket with a couple of tiny rubs at the tips. Boulding was the founder of the evolutionary economics movement, a cofounder of General Systems Theory,and in addition to being an economist he was an educator, peace activist, poet, religious mystic, devoted Quaker, systems scientist, and interdisciplinary philosopher. He published over three dozen books and in excess of 1200 articles. He was one of those rare authors of a "Citation Classic." Indeed, even more rare, he was the author of two Citation Classics: The Image: Knowledge in Life and Society (1956) and Conflict and Defense: A General Theory (1962). SIGNED copies of any of his works are exceedingly SCARCE. . Signed by Author. 2nd Printing. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine.

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        21 BÄNDE) Gesammelte Schriften. (19 Bände in 21).

      Ca. 8500 S. 25 cm 21 Original-Leinenbände. Sehr gute Exemplare Einbände stw. minimal berieben. // INHALTE der BÄNDE : Band 1: 4.Aufl. 1959 Einleitung in die Geisteswissenschaften. Versuch einer Grundlegung für das Studium der Gesellschaft und der Geschichte. Erster Band. // Band 2: 5.Aufl. 1957 Weltanschauung und Analyse des Menschen seit Renaissance und Reformation // Band 3: 2.Aufl. 1959 Studien zur Geschichte des deutschen Geistes. Leibniz und sein Zeitalter. Friedrich der Große und die deutsche Aufklärung. Das 18. jahrhundert und die geschichtliche Welt // Band 4: 2.Aufl. 1959 Die Jugendgeschichte Hegels und andere Anhandlungen zur Geschichte des deutschen Idealismus // Band 5: 2.Aufl. 1957 Die geistige Welt. Einleitung in die Philosophie des Lebens. Erste Hälfte Abhandlungen zur Grundlegung der Geisteswissenschaften // Band 6: 3.Aufl. 1958 Die geistige Welt. Einleitung in die Philosophie des Lebens. Zweite Hälfte Abhandlungen zur Poetik, Ethik und Pädagogik // Band 7: 2.Aufl. 1958 Der Aufbau der geschichtlichen Welt in den Geisteswissenschaften // Band 8: 2.Aufl. 1960 Weltanschauungslehre. Abhandlungen zur Philosophie der Philosophie // Band 9: 2.Aufl. 1960 Pädagogik. Geschichte und Grundlinien des Systems // Band 10: 1958, System der Ethik // Band 11: 2.Aufl. 1960 Vom Aufgang des geschichtlichen Bewußtseins. Jugendaufsätze und Erinnerungen // Band 12: 2.Aufl. 1960 Zur preussischen Geschichte. Schleiermachers politische Gesinnung und Wirksamkeit. Die Reorganisatoren des preussischen Staates. Das allgemeine Landrecht // Band 13/1 : 1970 Leben Schleiermachers. Erster Halbband hrsg. v. Martin Redeker // Band 13/2 : Leben Schleiermachers. Zweiter Halbband hrsg. v. Martin Redeker // Band 14/1 : 1966 Leben Schleiermachers. Zweiter Band: Schleiermachers System als Philosophie und Theologie Erster Halbband hrsg. v. Martin Redeker // Band 14/2 : 1966 Leben Schleiermachers. Zweiter Band: Schleiermachers System als Philosophie und Theologie Zweiter Halbband hrsg. v. Martin Redeker // Band 15: 1970 Zur Geistesgeschichte des 19. Jahrhunderts. Portraits und biographische Skizzen. Quellenstudien und Literaturberichte zur Theologie und Philosophie im 19. Jahrhundert. Hrsg. von Ulrich Herrmann // Band 16: 1972 Zur Geistesgeschichte des 19. Jahrhunderts. Aufsätze und Rezensionen aus Zeitungen und Zeitschriften 1859-1874. Hrsg. von Ulrich Herrmann // Band 17: 1974 Zur Geistesgeschichte des 19. Jahrhunderts. Aus "Westermanns Monatsheften": Literaturbriefe. Berichte zur Kunstgeschichte. Verstreute Rezensionen 1867-1884 hrsg. v. Ulrich Herrmann // Band 18: 1977 Die Wissenschaften vom Menschen, der Gesellschaft und der Geschichte. Vorarbeiten zur Einleitung in die Geisteswissenschaften (1865-1880), hrsg. von Helmut Johach und Frithjof Rodi // Band 19: 1982 Grundlegung der Wissenschaften vom Menschen, der Gesellschaft und der Geschichte. Ausarbeitungen und Entwürfe zum 2.Band der Einleitung in die Geisteswissenschaften (ca. 1970-1895) hrsg. von H. Johach u. F. Rodi. --- Wilhelm Dilthey (* 19. November 1833 in Biebrich 1. Oktober 1911 in Seis am Schlern, Südtirol) war ein deutscher Theologe, Gymnasiallehrer und Philosoph. Entgegen dem zu seiner Zeit stark verbreiteten Naturalismus entwickelte Dilthey ein lebensphilosophisches Fundament, welches das menschliche Leben und die Formen seines Ausdrucks nicht mehr nur nach Naturgesetzlichkeiten erklärte, sondern vielmehr die Eigengesetzlichkeit des menschlichen Geisteslebens zu verstehen suchte. Dilthey baute diesen Ansatz wissenschaftstheoretisch aus und formulierte in Abgrenzung zu den Naturwissenschaften eine Theorie der Geisteswissenschaften, als deren Begründer er gilt. Als deren Methode entwickelte er die Hermeneutik und die verstehende Psychologie in wesentlicher Weise weiter. Zur empirischen Anwendung brachte Dilthey seine Methoden in der Weltanschauungslehre, einem Deutungsschema für die seiner Meinung nach gescheiterten Systeme der Metaphysik. In ihr versuchte Dilthey aufzuzeigen, wie alle unterschiedlichen und sich widersprechenden metaphysischen Systeme ihren gemeinsamen Ursprung im Lebenszusammenhang des Menschen haben, zugleich kategorisierte er die historischen Ansätze nach verschiedenen "Typen der Weltanschauung". Der Naturalismus hat als Strömung seit dem 17. Jahrhundert dazu geführt, dass ein mechanisch-kausales Naturverständnis auch auf das Innenleben des Menschen übertragen wurde, also seinem Geistes- und Gefühlsvermögen dieselben kausalen Gesetze unterstellt wurden, wie man sie bei der physikalischen Beschreibung der Natur vorfand. Kant hat dieses Problem zu lösen versucht, indem er die physikalische Natur als Naturbeschreibung durch die reine Vernunft auffasste. Diese Unterscheidung setzt eine Trennung von Ding an sich und Erscheinungen voraus. Dabei sind es laut Kant nur die Erscheinungen, die der Verstand in der Anschauung erfassen kann und denen sich Kausalität zusprechen lässt. Ob die Kausalität jedoch auch dem hinter der Erscheinung liegenden Ding an sich zukommt, bleibt ungewiss. Diese Erklärung hat allerdings nicht dazu geführt, dass die Naturwissenschaft ihre Ergebnisse als Konstruktionsmittel und hypothetische Erkenntnisse wertete. Vielmehr fand die Auffassung, dass die Naturwissenschaften ihren Gegenstand unmittelbar erklären könnten, einen ersten Höhepunkt im Positivismus und Naturalismus, wie ihn Comte und Mill vertraten. Hier ergab sich für Dilthey das offensichtliche Problem, dass, wenn alle Vernunftprozesse kausal determiniert sind, auch die positivistische und naturalistische Auffassung des Menschen selbst determiniert ist. Damit hebt sich jedoch der Anspruch auf Gewissheit unter verschiedenen alternativen Auffassungen selbst auf. Diltheys Lösung besteht in der Unterscheidung von Natur- und Geisteswissenschaften, welche zugleich die Autonomie und Freiheit des Vernunftwesens Mensch wiederherstellen soll: Statt in den Naturzusammenhang band Dilthey den Menschen dabei in den Geschichts- und Kulturzusammenhang ein, innerhalb dessen sich seine geistige Spontaneität zeigt und ausbildet. So wie Kant mit seiner Kritik der reinen Vernunft die erkenntnistheoretische Grundlage der Naturwissenschaften zu erklären versuchte, bemühte sich Dilthey in seinem lebenslangen Projekt einer Kritik der historischen Vernunft, die Grundlage für die von ihm so benannten Geisteswissenschaften zu legen. Der Titel einer historischen Vernunft zeigt dabei schon Diltheys Kritik an Kant. So ist bei Dilthey die Vernunft keine überzeitliche und unveränderliche Größe eines individuellen Subjekts, sondern hat ihre Ausprägung im Verlauf der Geschichte erfahren und wird dadurch konstatiert. In sie fließen also auch die geschichtlich gewordenen Handlungen und Praktiken des Kulturwesens Mensch mit ein. Diltheys grundsätzlich geschichtliche Orientierung ging dabei auf J.G. Droysens geschichtsphilosophische Vorstellungen des Historismus zurück. Die Kritik der historischen Vernunft bezieht sich jedoch nicht nur auf Kant, sondern erhebt Anspruch darauf, die gesamte Geschichte der Metaphysik zu betrachten. In Anlehnung an Hegels Phänomenologie des Geistes bezeichnete Dilthey sein Programm auch als Phänomenologie der Metaphysik. Anders als bei Hegel führte er den geschichtlichen Prozess nicht zu einem metaphysischen System des absoluten Wissens zusammen, welches schließlich absolute Gewissheit bieten sollte. Vielmehr nimmt seine Betrachtung den umgekehrten Weg, nämlich zu zeigen, wie sich eine Weltanschauung erst durch die vielen kleinen Gewissheiten ausprägt, die in der unmittelbaren Gewissheit des Erlebnisses und des Lebens selbst wurzeln. Dieses dient ihm dann auch als Fundament zur Begründung der Geisteswissenschaften. Ihr Ziel ist ein "Verstehen des Lebens und der Geschichte". Wir versenden am Tag der Bestellung von Montag bis Freitag.

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        Praha panoramaticka

      Praha: Statni nakladatelstvi krasne literatury, hudby a umeni 1959 - Unterschrift von Josef Sudek auf dem Schmutztitelblatt; Gedicht von Jaroslav Seifert, graphische Gestaltung, Umschlag und Bindung nach einem Entwurf von J. Rothmayer, weißer OLWd. mit schwarzgeprägtem Motiv auf dem Vorderdeckel und Rückentitel, schwarzer Kopfschnitt, OUmschlag, neue maßgefertigte Kartonschachtel mit Blindprägung, 295+[9] Seiten mit CCLXXXIV Abbildungen, quer 35,5 x 22,5 cm, Umschlag leicht berieben, kleine Risse im Umschlag von innen mit durchsichtigem Papier unterklebt (lässt sich entfernen), Buch ganz leicht abgegriffen, insgesamt sehr guter Zustand. Book Language/s: cz [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Henderson the Rain King

      New York: The Viking Press, 1959. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 341 pp. Price of $4.50 on front flap of dust jacket. Orange cloth covered boards quarter bound in durable tan cloth with titling in black, silver, and orange. First issue with yellow topstain, correct jacket with the three blurbs on rear panel under the heading "Saul Bellow as a novelist". Jacket is bright and beautiful, would be Fine other than transparent tape on the edges of the flaps. Faint thin abrasions running length of front and rear pastedowns, presumably from tape removal, else a Fine book. Exceptional shelf appeal, and overall a very attractive copy of Bellow's fifth book.

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        The Mansion

      New York: Random House, (1959). New York: Random House. (1959). First. First edition. Near fine with some ink writing on the front endpaper, in a near fine dustwrapper with a lightly sunned spine, a little wear at the spine ends. A nice copy of the final book in Faulkner's Snopes trilogy. Burgess 99. .

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        Bargaining Model for the Cooperative n-person Game

      1959. First Edition . Signed. HARSANYI, John. “A Bargaining Model for the Cooperative n-person Game.” IN: TUCKER, A.W. and LUCE, R.D., editors. Contributions to the Theory of Games. Volume IV. (Annals of Mathematical Studies, Volume 40). Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1959. Large octavo, original orange printed paper wrappers. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $2800.First edition of this important paper by the Nobel Prize-winning economist, in the journal in which it originally appeared—his own copy of the journal, with his ownership signature on the front wrapper.John C. Harsanyi won the 1994 Nobel Prize in Economics along with John F. Nash Jr. and Reinhard Selten “for their pioneering analysis of equilibria in the theory of non-cooperative games.” “The arbitration schemes of Nash and Shapley were generalized by J.C. Harsanyi” (Hazewinkel, Encyclopedia of Mathematics, 237-38). “In 1956, Harsanyi showed that Nash's bargaining solution could be derived from an earlier theory of bargaining by the Danish economist Frederik Zeuthen (1930). Then in 1959 [the present paper] and 1963 John Harsanyi published papers to show how the Nash bargaining solution and the Shapley value could be unified into one general solution concept that could be applied to any cooperative game with complete information” (Roger Myerson, “Learning Game Theory from John Harsanyi,” August 31, 2000). Other contributors to this volume include Aumann, Kalisch, von Neumann (“On the Theory of Games of Strategy,” 13-42), Shapley, Shubik, et al. Just a bit of mild rubbing and toning to paper wrappers. Interior fine. An excellent copy, with Nobel Prize-winning provenance.

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        Naked Lunch

      New York: Grove, 1959. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Good + DJ; one light mark on the front end paper; dj has light chipping to top & bottom of spine; one closed 1/2 inch tear at bottom of dj folds along board edges; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; black paper covered boards with extra wide black spine strip; gilt spine lettering; v-xv-Introduction by Burroughs titled "Deposition: Testimony Concerning a Sickness," black and yellow dj with white & red lettering; rear of dj has the Martha Roche b/w photograph of Burroughs in the upper right hand corner; no zip code on the publisher's address; no Roman numeral on lower spine; First state dj with 6.00 price intact. top of text block dyed blue. Only 3,500 copies printed by Grove. This is an exceptionally nice copy.

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        Collection de fleurs (Rückentitel). Ca. 1780-1820. Sammelband mit 261 kolorierten Kupfertafeln mit Pflanzendarstellungen aus verschiedenen Werken. Plattengröße jeweils ca. 32 x 21 cm Blattgröße jeweils 46 x 28,5 cm. Folio. Hldr. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. RTitel und Deckelgoldprägung (bestoßen, etw. berieben).

      Vgl. Nissen BBI 287, 288, 302 und 1959 Landwehr, VOC 611 und 616.- Enthält Tafeln mit Pflanzendarstellungen hauptsächlich aus dem afrikanischen und asiatischen Raum, u.a. aus 'Histoire universelle' (1775-80) und 'Le jardin d'Eden' (1781-83) von Pierre Joseph Buchoz, aus 'Rariorum africanarum plantarum' (1738-39) von Johannes Burmann und von Carl Peter Thunberg aus 'Flora Japonica' (1784).- Pierre Joseph Buchoz (1731-1807) war einst Arzt in Nancy, veröffentlichte zahlreiche medizinische und botanische Werke, Johannes Burmann (1706-79), Professor für Botanik in Amsterdam, war Leiter des Botanischen Gartens, nach ihm benannte Carl von Linné die krautartige Pflanzengattung Burmannia. Der schwedische Naturforscher Thunberg (1743-1828) leistete Pionierarbeit auf dem Gebiet der neuzeitlichen Erforschung japanischer und südafrikanischer Pflanzengattungen, er war Schüler Linnés und gelangte über Kontakte Burmanns zur Niederländischen Ostindien-Kompanie (VOC) mit der er Japan und Südafrika bereisen konnte.- Vereinzelt wenige kleine (Stock-)Fleckchen, wenige Tafeln etwas fleckig im weißen Kopfsteg.-

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        Ready, Aim, Robot! - Original Typed Manuscript - Amazing Stories July, 1959

      1959 - Here is the original manuscript of 39 8.5 by 11-inch sheets originally published in the July, 1959 issue of Amazing Stories. Complete manuscript with of handwritten notes throughout, and stamped as received in March 1959. For fun, Garrett has typed "For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway" at the beginning of the piece. This has been heavily crossed out and the correct title written in pencil by a probably frustrated editor. Also included with the manuscript is a set of uncut, folded galley sheets of the printed story. These sheets could be pulled, prior to being trimmed, for in-house review and editing. The two items together offer a look at the differences between the author's original idea and the printed story. Also included is a handwritten note on Ziff-Davis note paper advising an artist on how to illustrate the story. All of this included in original manila folder. Like many writers working in the pulp field, Garrett was amazingly prolific and wrote under a variety of pseudonyms for more than three decades. He had stories published in all of the major pulps. He was known for his sense of humor, which is evident in this piece, and for his accessibility to fans. These traits helped make him a fan favorite at conventions for many years.

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        IL MENABO'. Rivista di letteratura. Diretto da Elio Vittorini e Italo Calvino.

      Einaudi, 1959. In-8 p. (mm. 220x138), 10 fascicoli, brossura orig., ca. 250-300 pp. cad. Offriamo "tutto il pubblicato", dal n. 1 ( giugno 1959) al n. 10 (aprile 1967) di questa nota "collana letteraria", dalla periodicità non definita. La rivista è fondata a Torino nel 1959 e diretta da Vittorini e Calvino. Si presenta sotto l'aspetto di antologia poichè ogni fascicolo contiene racconti, poesie di giovani autori e saggi, discussioni polemiche che affrontano i problemi morali, storici e letterari attinenti ai testi pubblicati. Nel primo fascicolo ad esempio, accanto ai romanzi (in edizione originale): "Il calzolaio di Vigevano" di Mastronardi e "Pace a El Alamein" di Palladino, sono inseriti i saggi su "La ragione dialettale" di Rago - "Parlato e metafora" di Vittorini - "Guerra e letteratura di guerra" di Cintioli. Tra i veri e propri numeri monografici si segnala il n. 4 dedicato a 'Letteratura e industria', e il n. 7, intitolato 'Gulliver', che ospita contributi di critici tedeschi e francesi.. Fra i principali collaboratori della rivista vanno ricordati Fortini, Crovi, Sereni, Sanguineti e Leonetti". Cfr. "Diz. autori italiani contemporanei" (Vallecchi, 1974), p. 819. Esemplare ben conservato.

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        THE MENACE FROM EARTH

      Hicksville, New York: The Gnome Press, Inc., [1959].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collects eight stories including "By His Bootstraps" and "The Year of the Jackpot." Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-511. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with some mild general dust soiling. (#155444)

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        Dictionaire Bahnar-Francais Vol. 1 & 2

      White Lotus, Paris 1959 - Dictionaire Bahnar-Francais Vol. 1 & 2 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Prose and Poetry of the Live Stock Industry of the United States With Outlines of the Origin and Ancient History of our Live Stock Animals

      Antiquarian Press, LTD., New York 1959 - lg. 4to, half leather and brown cloth, title in gold with bands on spine, blind embossed brands on spine and gold embossed head of a steer on fb, bright, clean and intact save for a trace of rubbing to spine ends, teg, hinges tight; salmon matte eps, internally as new and unread, integral brown ribbon bookmark; many illus; pp.757; in orig. clear acetate cover, with orig. green cardboard slipcase which has seen better days but is still intact. Facsimile edition of 550 copies with a new introduction by Ramon Adams. The original 1905 edition is virtually unobtainable and this one is exceedingly scarce. A collection of history, facts, men, and events in the cattle industry. Reese Six score #41: "The most desired and desirable book on the range cattle industry. . . This volume is the only one of the three projected that was ever published, . . ." Howes P-636, Herd 844, Six-guns 764, Graff 1412, Dobie p.114, Streeter Sale IV, 2391; Vandale 136. Facsimile edition of the very rare original of 1904 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Schriftstellerin (1926-1973): 1 masch. Brief m. eigenh. Korrekturen u. U.

      Zürich, 29. XII. 1959. Qu.-8° (15 x 21 cm) 1 S. gelocht.Engbeschriebener Brief an den Buchhändler und Verleger Fritz Seifert in Hameln, dem sie einige mit Professor Viebrock in Frankfurt abgesprochene Termine vorschlägt. \"Dank für Ihren liebenswürdigen Brief! Und verzeihen Sie, wenn ich nur kurz und eilig antworte, da ich so sehr viel Arbeit habe im Augenblick ... Mit dem Honorar bin ich einverstanden. Ich werde eine Erzählung und einige Gedichte lesen, ich glaube, es braucht kein besonderes Thema für die Ankündigung, \'Prosa und Gedichte\' geht gut, das ist einfach. ... \" - Schönes Stück. Läßt ihre Bescheidenheit erkennen. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Autographen, Autografen, autographs, Signiert (signed), Manuskript, Eigenh. mit U. , = eigenhändig mit Unterschrift, Fritz Seifert, Hameln

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        Abeilles de verre

      First edition of the French translation, one of 40 numbered copies on fleur d'alfa, the only large paper copies.Printed ex-libris glued to the back of the upper cover, a good copy.Plon Paris 1959 12x19cm broché

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        The Baron in the Trees

      Random House, New York 1959 - Translated by Archibald Colquhoun. Brown cloth, a fine copy in lightly worn dust jacket (designed by Georg Salter). Inscribed and signed by Calvino, on his first visit to New York, "a Vera che ha afatto arrampicare il Barone sulle piante americane, con gratitudine" dated New York, 12 November 1959. Later in the library of the writer Henry Miller who's manuscript translation of the inscription, on a small piece of paper laid in, reads: "To Vera, who made the Baron climb American trees, with gratitude." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Riprap

      Ashland, Mass: Origin Press, 1959. 1st ed. Paperback. Very Good. unpaginated. Oriental style string tied wrappers and double-leaved text.21cm. Front cover sunned along left edge. Former orner's initials in upper right corner of title-page along with "TYtt Shang" inked in red nearby. First edition of his first book.

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        Les femmes et l'amour

      First edition, one of 100 numbered copies on papier de luxe, the only large paper copies.Spine of the slipcase sunned, a good copy. Le livre contemporain Paris 1959 14,5x22cm en feuilles sous chemise et étui

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        The Circus of the Sun

      Journeyman Books, (New York 1959 - First edition. Cloth and photographically illustrated papercovered boards. Drawings and design by Emil Antonucci. Cover photograph by Charles Harbutt. Bookplate on the front pastedown, else fine without the unprinted glassine dustwrapper. One of 500 numbered copies Signed by both Lax and Antonucci. Lax's first and most famous book, a meditation on the Creation, was described in the *New York Times* as "perhaps the greatest English language poem of this century." A close friend of Thomas Merton's, their correspondence was published. Occasionally described as a hermit, Lax did little to advance his literary career. His sparing use of words qualifies him as one of the founders of literary minimalism. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Mansion

      New York: Random House. (1959). First. First edition. Near fine with some ink writing on the front endpaper, in a near fine dustwrapper with a lightly sunned spine, a little wear at the spine ends. A nice copy of the final book in Faulkner's Snopes trilogy. Burgess 99. .

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        Riprap

      Ashland, Mass: Origin Press, 1959. 1st ed. Paperback. Very Good. unpaginated. Oriental style string tied wrappers and double-leaved text.21cm. Front cover sunned along left edge. Former orner's initials in upper right corner of title-page along with "TYtt Shang" inked in red nearby. First edition of his first book.

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        Typed Letter Signed ("Arthur C. Clarke") to Westley S. Hartley, in response to the latter's question regarding the value of his education to him as a writer

      Colombo, Ceylon 1959 - One page, on letterhead of his company "Clarke-Wilson Associates". 1 vols. 4to. "All education and experience is important to a writer . " Written in response to Hartley's TLS asking: "How important . was [your] high school education, and is college experience necessary for creative writing?" Hartley had cited the biographical sketch in MODERN SF, and Clarke responds in his reply: "The statement in MODERN SF is very much out of date; at current count I have 25 books published or about to appear. Incidentally my degree was in physics and maths, not chemistry. "ALL education and experience is important to a writer; he can't have too much of either. I did not go to college until I was almost 30; my first short stories and novels were done while I was still in the RAF. You will find more of my biography in the Ballantine edition of EARTHLIGHT, and Clifton Fadiman's comments in my new anthology ACROSS THE SEA OF STARS may be helpful. "My education was essential for works such as INTERPLANETARY FLIGHT and THE EXPLORATION OF SPACE, but much less so for my novels. And much of my current writing (e.g., THE REEFS OF TAPROBANE, THE DEEP RANGE) is based on my present underwater activities, which don't even require a high school education . The enclosed data sheet may also be useful to you . Sincerely, Arthur C. Clarke." Small tear at fold, else fine. With accompanying envelope and with a one-page, 4to, Typed carbon copy of Clarke's bio/bibiliobraphy One page, on letterhead of his company "Clarke-Wilson Associates". 1 vols. 4to

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        IL MENABO'. Rivista di letteratura. Diretto da Elio Vittorini e Italo Calvino.

      Torino, Einaudi, 1959-1967. In-8 p. (mm. 220x138), 10 fascicoli, brossura orig., ca. 250-300 pp. cad. Offriamo "tutto il pubblicato", dal n. 1 ( giugno 1959) al n. 10 (aprile 1967) di questa nota “collana letteraria”, dalla periodicità non definita. La rivista è fondata a Torino nel 1959 e diretta da Vittorini e Calvino. Si presenta sotto l'aspetto di antologia poichè ogni fascicolo contiene racconti, poesie di giovani autori e saggi, discussioni polemiche che affrontano i problemi morali, storici e letterari attinenti ai testi pubblicati. Nel primo fascicolo ad esempio, accanto ai romanzi (in edizione originale): "Il calzolaio di Vigevano" di Mastronardi e "Pace a El Alamein" di Palladino, sono inseriti i saggi su "La ragione dialettale" di Rago - "Parlato e metafora" di Vittorini - "Guerra e letteratura di guerra" di Cintioli. Tra i veri e propri numeri monografici si segnala il n. 4 dedicato a ‘Letteratura e industria', e il n. 7, intitolato ‘Gulliver', che ospita contributi di critici tedeschi e francesi.. Fra i principali collaboratori della rivista vanno ricordati Fortini, Crovi, Sereni, Sanguineti e Leonetti”. Cfr. “Diz. autori italiani contemporanei” (Vallecchi, 1974), p. 819. Esemplare ben conservato.

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        A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion.

      New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959. - LIMITED EDITION. 3 vols., 10-5/8" x 8-1/4", illustrated, limited to 50 numbered sets this being copy #23, additionally inscribed in volume 1 by Bell Irvin Wiley who wrote the introduction. Bound in full light blue morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, gilt dentelles, top edges gilt, spines slightly sunned, hinges fine, head and foot of spines fine, with the original open-ended slipcase. overall VERY GOOD. "Contains Union mortality tables and departmental organization throughout the war, with constituents' units and their commanders" Nevins I, p.6 "A reprinting of the 1908 edition; one of the indispensable 'fact' volumes, enhanced by Wiley's long introduction" Nevins II, p.12. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nu-Ka!

      Leningrad: Izdatel’stvo “Khudozhnik RSFSR” 1959 - Scarce First Edition. Illustrated by I. Ershov. 5pp [12pp; numbered on every other page]. 28 x 21.5cm. Original colour illustrated wraps. Colour illustrations. Mild even toning to paper stock, mild shallow creasing, minor rubbing, pronounced dogearing and nudging to corners, pronounced cant to binding. Light even toning to paper wraps, light even soiling, pronounced cant to spine, shallow creasing, small closed tears to spine, rubbing and nudging to edges, corners. An visually beautiful book full of fantastical bright illustrations. The paper used on this book was fairly flimsy so I was happy to find a copy like this one, intact and bright of a book in such an awkward format. The condition does not go anywhere beyond the superficial. None found recorded on worldcat. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Reunion in Barcelona

      Northwood, Middlesex: Scorpion Press. 1959. First. First English edition. Wrappers. Modest soiling on the front wrap, a little age-toning, still a nice, near fine copy. One of 500 numbered copies. Laid in is a prospectus for other Miller books, with a hand correction by Miller. The book is Inscribed by Miller to Sydney Omarr: "For Sydney Omarr with all good thoughts from Henry Miller. 2/21/59." Omarr was the "astrologer to the stars" and published a daily horoscope that appeared in more than 200 newspapers; his books of horoscopes sold over 50 million copies. He started out during the Second World War at the age of 17 when his predictions of horse races, boxing matches, and other sporting events were broadcast on Armed Forces Radio. Omarr and Miller became close friends, sharing the same tastes. Omarr liked to surround himself with beautiful women and was the personal adviser to Jayne Mansfield, Rita Hayworth, Kim Novak, and Mae West, among others. Omarr wrote a book on Miller, Henry Miller: His World of Urania, and Miller wrote the introduction to Sydney Omarr's Astrological Guide to 1973 and the liner notes to the record album Presenting Sydney Omarr. A very nice association. .

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        The Birthday Party

      London: Encore Publishing Co., (1959). London: Encore Publishing Co.. (1959). First. First edition. Stapled illustrated wrappers. A little rubbing along the spine, else near fine in wrappers as issued. The very uncommon true first edition of Pinter's first play. .

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        La révocation de l'édit de Nantes

      First edition, one of 37 numbered copies on pur fil du Marais, tirage de tête.A good copy.  Les éditions de minuit Paris 1959 11,5x18,5cm broché

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        Theatre.] Théâtre II. L'Impromptu de l'Alma. Tueur sans gages. Le nouveau locataire. L'avenir est dans les ceufs. Le Maitre. La jeune fille a marier

      Gallimard, Paris 1959 - Presentation copy, inscribed by Ionesco to Madame Armand Carlier. In publisher's printed wrappers. 256, (8) p. Inscribed copy of Ionesco's absurd dramas. Beside other pieces it contains "L'Impromptu de l'Alma", "Tueur sans gages" (The Killer) the first of Ionesco's Berenger play, "Le nouveau locataire" (The New Tenant). With bookplate on half title. In fine condition. In publisher's printed wrappers Presentation copy, inscribed by Ionesco to Madame Armand Carlier. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Parasites and parasitic infections in early medicine and science

      Singapore: University of Malaya Press, 1959. First edition, large 8vo, pp. xiv, [2], 526; 23 plates in back; original red cloth, corners bumped, some speckling; tan dust jacket very good with some soiling and wear and one one chip to middle of spine. Inscribed by Hoeppli to E. Herndon Hudson on the title page. A survey of the historical literature on parasites, notable particularaly for its inclusion of sources in Chinese.

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        A Visit to Morin

      Heinemann, [1959] - One of 250 copies [for private distribution] Fine copy in lightly soiled dust-wrapper. Presentation Copy, inscribed by the author on the front free end-paper to Bertram Rota ("Happy Christmas!"). Together with, loosely inserted, a Typed Letter signed by Greene, 1 page, 8vo, 13 December 1960, thanking him for a book and discussing visiting the bookshop ("Can I just drift in if my plans should change?") Green buckram, spine lettered in gilt, silk bookmark [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poème et dessin autographe signé sur le vin d'Anjou

      - Un feuillet 205 x 267 mm, encre noire Amusant poème autographe signé sur le vin d'Anjou, illustré d'un grand trèfle sur papier en-tête d'un menu Cognac Castillon La marque de prédilection : " Dans l'Anjou, où l'an joue / Le ciel pose sa joue / Sur les coteaux d'un vin. / Or le vin devine / Le passé, l'avenir, le présent confondus / Surgissent enlacés au sommet des collines, / Lisant que le temps prêté par la vie est rendu. / Dans l'Anjou où l'an joue / Le ciel pose sa jour? / Louise de Vilmorin / Saumoussay 3 juillet 1959." RARE DOCUMENT.

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        Dix aquarelles reproduites en phototypie en couleurs; Introduction by Max Huggler

      Les Editions Phoebus, Basel 1959 - 8 pages in text. Folio, 50 x 37 cm. Ten matted color plates suitable for framing, from water color originals produced from 1928 - 1951. Titles of each available on request. Text in French. Loose as issued in decorated board portfolio. Fine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Framed Autographed Letter Signed to poet Louise Bogan

      Brooklyn, NY 1959 - 1 page on personal notepaper, 5.5 x 3.5 inches, Brooklyn, New York, September 24, 1959, in part: ".It is so very kind of you to take the time to write to me about the Saturday Review and about the spread in LOOK." Accompanied by a 9 x 6.5-inch photo of Moore in a gingham dress sitting in her living room. Beautifully set in black and white matting, with a decorative black frame measuring 17 x 16 inches. Near fine condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        FIGURANDO RECUERDOS (Ilustraciones por Luis Seoane)

      Citania, 7 pgs + 29 láminas., Buenos Aires 1959 - Contenido: coleccion de 29 láminas en b/n y en color e introduccion por el autor. Selección, entre otros, de dibujos en color publicados en la revista Galicia Emigrante. [Libro en Español / Book in Spanish] 8vo. apaisado [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Stones of Bath. A set of two curtains produced from one of the five striking fabric designs created by John Piper in 1959 to celebrate the centenary year of wallpaper and fabric manufacturer Arthur Sanderson & Sons.

      1959. The five abstract screen print designs are based on the city of Bath - this being the inherently green variation with brown and orange tints and architectural motifs: arches, roofs and windows. Examples of the fabric were included in the 1983 Piper retrospective exhibition at the Tate. Each curtain measures 64" by 65.5" with a pleated top edge. There is a small area of wear to the top edge of one curtain.. No Binding. Very Good.

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        101 Things to Make with Human Skin. [Comic Book Jackets]

      Toledo, Ohio : Leister Game Co., Inc. ; Medical Hobby Press ; Kahl Bros., c1959., 1959. Good. racially prejudiced "comic" dust jacket in exceeding poor taste, depicts false book title intended to deceive viewer into believing the book carries an unbelievable title, together with fake blurbs and a fictional biography of the imaginary author, Dr. Ronald Skinemwell ; "...[T]he biggest thrill which comes to the owner of a set of these comic book jackets lies in his ability to put them on regular books and display them in rather conspicuous places in the living or recreation room before a party...High school and college students will discover these book jackets can provide them with a never-ending source of fun for fooling members of the faculty, as well as fellow students, without the danger of being expelled from the institution of learning..." ; [debatable, as some of these covers have racist titles that would surely result in expulsion now] ; very scarce 50s-60s ephemera showing contemporary callous feeling towards the concentration camp victims ; shows wear, but otherwise G

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        Lollipop (aka: Candy)

      Traveller's Companion / Olympia, France, 1959. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Dust jacket. (The Traveller's Companion Series No 64) First Thus. "Lollipop is an almost total reissue of the sheets of Candy with new wrappers, after the latter was banned by the French authorities" Green, Text only wrappers. Printed price on reverse is "France 1.200" overstamped with "New Price N.F. 15" (or 13 stamp faint). No addition printings noted. All points from Kearney 5.64.2 noted. Some toning to edges and spine. Some rubbing to edges and bumping to spine ends. Some small chipping from hinge. Short crease to rear bottom corner. Faint reading creases to spine. Binding square and solid. Inventory No: 017141. .

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