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        A los toros avec Picasso. Texte de Jaime Sabartes..

      Quer-Gr.-8 (25, 5 x 32, 5 cm), 4 Orig.-Lithographien (davon eine mehrfarbig), 153 S. u. 103 teilw. farb. Abb., OLwd. in Schuber, Schuebr etwas berieben u. min. fleckig, Buch tadell. Erste Auflage. Druck der Lithographien von Mourlot. Die Lithographien wurden von Picasso, der ein grosser Freund des Stierkampes war, extra für dieses Werk geschaffen. Die reproduzierten Zeichnungen entstanden 1959-60. (Bloch 1014-1017, Bloch livres 108).

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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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. 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. "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cited the biographical sketch in MODERN SF, and Clarke responds in his reply: "The statement in MODERN SF is very much out of date; at current count I have 25 books published or about to appear.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."

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Hong Kong (Kai Tak Airport), Penang & Singapore photograph album: Royal Air Force in the Far East

      1959. Hardcover. Very good condition. Profusely illustrated photograph and souvenir album of a member of the Royal Air Force serving in the 1950s in Hong Kong at its first international airport, and at Penang during the Malayan Emergency. Includes 76 real snap shots of Kai Tak and local Hong Kong sites, as well as 21 studio shots of movie stars & beauty queens, as well as much ephemera. In addition, there is one large real photograph of the 205/209 Squadron Seletar in front of a Sunderland in Singapore, as well as 23 real snap shots of Penang. The owner of the album was part of the RAF affiliated with the flying boats at Kai Tak in Hong Kong. The Sunderland four engine flying boats were based at Kai Tak and Kowloon from just after WWII until 1959. The Sunderlands provided search and rescue services in the Hong Kong area to military and civil aircraft during daylight. At this time Cathay Pacific had only 5 aircraft, and BOAC flew a daily service from London. No flights could take off or land at Kai Tak at night due to the dangerous conditions of the airfield. The Malayan Emergency was a guerrilla war fought between Commonwealth armed forces and the Malayan National Liberation Army (MNLA), the military arm of the Malayan Communist Party (MCP), from 1948 until 1960. The album owner was a Corporal Michael A. Jordan who was stationed at RAF Kai Tak, and later at Minden Barracks, Penang. Most of the original photographs- 76 b&w real snap shots - are of Jordan's tenure in Hong Kong. Included are: aerial views of landing at the air port in the evening; Kai Tak tin town; local friends; the local Buddhist temple; the Diamond Hill resettlement area; the "Nulla"; a landscape "After Typhoon Gloria"; Shang-Hai Street, Kowloon; denizens of Hong Kong including Hong Kong "Screws"(police); street children; Bank of China street view; "Wanchai" in the evening; views of Kowloon form Hong Kong Island; waterfront views Kowloon & Hong Kong; views from Victoria Peak; "China" countryside; Tiger Balm Garden; local river boats, sampans, junks, walla walla (motor boat used for ferry service); rice paddies; temple of 100 Golden Buddas in Shatin; Nathan Road; petrol station; and movie advertising billboards. There is a great deal of Hong Kong ephemera, including currency; Hong Kong stamps (with the cancellation marks); color printed cards & wrappers; Kowloon bus tickets; cinema tickets; wine & brandy labels; a silk woven b&w portrait of Mao Tze Tung (4 1/4 x 6 1/4"); color printed beer labels; Communist China celebrations flyer; a "Chung" (Good luck folded banner with silver lettering on red paper); color printed hotel brochures; and a large folded color printed movie poster in Chinese and English advertising "The Kingdom and the Beauty". The album opens with a large b&w photograph of the RAF album owner relaxing in his bathing suit. It then follows his route to the far East, with b&w snap shots, color and b&w postcards, including: his ship the "Empire Fowey", bunks on board the Fowey; Canary Islands; Cape Town South Africa; Durban; Singapore; and Kowloon hotel luggage labels. This is followed by a section of color postcards titled "At Last! Hong Kong". The cards here are titled: "Across to Kowloon (showing a city view at night), At Aberdeen, H. K. (showing fishing boats); and Hong Kong Tiger Balm Gardens. This is followed by Ferry to Macau by M. V. Tai-Loy or S. S. Tak-shing (accompanied with 2 stamped ships passes, July 1958. Next is "Sent to Penang", with color postcards of Town Centre, Georgetown and the Botanic Garden. The 23 b&w snap shots of Penang consist of images of cafes, "chow" shops & stalls, Penang High Road, fortune teller, at Minden Barracks, including "Our slack mob at Penang (Bayan-Lepas) airport and a shot of the crashed DC 3 "Charity" Dakota. Following pages include shots of local people, bus tickets, Penang Malaya postal stamps, Malaya/Borneo $1 bill, and local beauty queens. Jordan next returns to Singapore and 205/209 Squadron, with 2 images of seaplanes and a large photograph captioned "205/209 Squadron Seletar, Singapore", showing the enormous Sunderland flying boat behind RAF officers, and "note 3 stars over the door". The photo stamped 4 June 1959 by Alex. M. Currie". The last part of the album consists of photographs of "movie queens" and RAF service members with local girl friends, captioned in both English & Chinese. There are 21 movie star real photographs and 12 b&w snap shots of RAF service members socializing. Also includes a printed Royal Air Force identity card with b&w picture of Corporal Jordan, dated 23 July 1959. Only a few names of other servicemen are included in the captions; they are: Dave Johnson, "Lofty" Gibbons, Bob Plane, Robby Romano (at Aberdeen), Johnnie Hosford (at Kai Tak). The last photograph, at the rear paste down, is captioned in Chinese and in English, "Mandarin movie stars from Hong Kong, Lam-Foong, Mai-Yeh, Ting-Ming and Pearl Au Kar-Wai". Housed in an oblong red brocade Chinese patterned fabric covered album (14 x 10") with yellow cord ties. The postcards are posted to family back in Margate, Kent, in very good condition. The movie poster a bit ruffled at edges. Altogether in remarkably good condition.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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        Alcoholics Anonymous / The Story Of How Many Thousands Of Men And Women Have Recovered From Alcoholism : New And Revised Edition [Second Edition]

      New York [1959]: Alcoholics Anonymous Publishing, 1955. Second Edition, Third Issue. Navy Blue Cloth. Near Fine Book/Near Fine DJ. 1 3/4" Thick. Second Edition, Third Issue, Title And Copyright Pages With 1955 Dates, No Later Printing Indicated, With "1959" Date On Dj Flap And 1958 Book Printings Indicated On Verso Of Half-Title [ A List Not Present At All In The First Issue], With The Following Points: Much Thicker Than The First Issue, 1 3/4" Thick, Misprint Corrected [ "Really" On P. Xx], And Updated "7000" On P. 16, And A New List Of Four Publications On The Verso Of The Half-Title Page Ending With "Brief History Of A.A.'S First Two Decades" And The Al-Anon Address As "Box 182" On P. 575. This Printing Has The Original Dj With Misleading Text "Third Edition New And Revised" On Spine, With Text On The Front Cover Reading "This Is The Third Edition Of The Big Book, New And Revised. The Basic Text For Alcoholics Anonymous", Text At Top Of Front Flap"Alcoholics Anonymous Third Edition 1959" . In The Original Dust Jacket, With Text At Bottom Of Front Flap Reading "Seven Case Histories, An Addition Of / (Continued On Back Flap)", And No Publication Code At Bottom Of Rear Flap, Which Has Address As New York City (17). A Very Clean, Tight, Almost Unworn And Unused Copy, Spine Has Very Bright Gilt Title On Unfaded Spine And Unworn Blindstamped Title On Front Cover; Pages Bright White, With About A Dozen Corners Neatly Folded Down About 3/4" At Upper Right Corner. Dust Jacket Is Entirely Unfaded, Bright, Immaculate, All Lettering On Spine And Cover Still Bright White, A Touch Of Wear Right At Corners With A Tiny Amount Of Paper Loss. With A Closed 1/4" Tear At Top Of Front Panel And Top And Bottom Of Rear Spine Fold, With Light Wear Right Along Top And Bottom Edges Of The Spine, And A Few Simple Check Marks In The Margins. The Second Edition Was A Major Revision Of The Original 1939 "Big Book", And This Third Issue, Apparently Issued In 1959, Is Scarce In Collectible Condition; Any Printings 1959-1960 Are Uncommon, And Near Fine Copies Of This Dj With Textual Errors Are Uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        Faust Goethe 1959 Signed by Salvador Dali Only 293 Copies

      Grafik Europa Unstalt 1959 - This portfolio is in Very good condition. It is oversized, measuring 15.5 x 12". There are no signatures, bookplates, or markings of any kind in the portfolio. There is some light wear to the outer portfolio. The portfolio contains all 21 dry-point etchings by Salvador Dali. They are all in excellent condition. They are loose (as issued) and are housed within a double portfolio. The inner portfolio is in good condition, with bright gilt lettering.This is a limited edition and is one of only 293 copies signed by Salvador Dali. A rare find complete with many beautiful illustrations. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Lion's End, Antiquarian Books]
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      , 1959. 1959. First Edition . Signed. AVEDON, Richard. Observations. Photographs by Richard Avedon. Comments by Truman Capote. New York: Simon and Schuster, (1959). Folio, original white paper-covered boards, original acetate dust wrapper, original slipcase. $5200.First edition of Avedon

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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.

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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      Original pen & ink artwork for an illustration entitled, The famous typing team of Pinky Pye & Papa, from the book Pinky Pye, by Eleanor Estes, illustrated by Ardizzone and published in 1959. Image: 150 x 170 mm. Mounted on acid-free board ready for framing.This item is subject to VAT at 20%.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Bargaining Model for the Cooperative n-person Game

      , 1959. 1959. First Edition . Signed. HARSANYI, John.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books ]
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        Lithographie originale en couleurs

      1959 - LITHOGRAPHIE ORIGINALE en couleurs de Chu Teh-Chun. Belle épreuve sur papier de Rives, non signée, d'un tirage à 60 exemplaire. Image: 54 x 40,5 cm - feuille: 66 x 50,5 cm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie-Galerie Emmanuel Hutin]
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        La Divina Commedia. Immagini di Amos Nattini. Note illustrative di Dino Provenzal.

      Chance du Bibliophile, 1959. 3 voll., in 4°, p. vitellino rosso, pp. 442 + 433 + 467, l'opera è arrichita da ben 100 tavv. a colori di Amos Nattini. Edizione speciale tirata in 999 copie, esempl. n. 863. Cofanetto in pesante cartonatura marmorizzata. Ottimo e raro.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Cicerone M.T.]
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        Poids et mesures

      Edition 140 numbered copies printed on Rives vellum and illustrated with a frontispiece engraved by Lucien Coutaud chisel, as well as 12 original etchings inset Jean Peschard.Notre copy is one of 10 to have a suite remark about Hodomura Japan, a series of unpublished boards and a series of 8 boards signed by Jean Peschard.En addition, it is exceptionally enriched with a brass used for printing one of illustrations.Une clear and harmless little wetness leading the first flat of the copy chemise.Bel. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Les impénitents Paris 1959 19,5x28,5cm en feuilles sous chemise et étui

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1959. Octavo. Original black boards, skull design blindstamped to front cover with gilt "coins" in the eye sockets, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine gently rolled; an excellent fresh copy in the jacket with lightly browned spine, light soiling to rear panel, and tiny nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression of the seventh book in the James Bond series.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      The John C. Winston Company [1959], Philadelphia, Toronto - Octavo, cloth. The author's first book. Part of the classic Winston science fiction series for young readers published between 1952 and 1961. One of the most elusive titles in the series. A touch of shelf wear to the spine ends, a fine copy in a very good to nearly fine dust jacket with shelf wear and closed tear to upper right corner tip, small "v" chip (7 mm deep) at upper front right corner at spine fold, slight edge rubbing. One of the more elusive of the Winston juvenile series. (17967) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Les Possédés. Pièce en trois parties adaptée du roman de Dostoïevski

      Gallimard, Paris 1959 - Copy 7 of 21 on Hollande van Gelder (tirage de tête). Bound by Antonio Perez Noriega utilizing articulated strips of wood, with a black box calf spine, lettered in red, ultrasuede doublures, wrappers and spine preserved. Matching box with sliding opening. Provenance: Fred Feinsilber (bookplate). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books (ABAA)]
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      Editorial Balmes. 1959 - Barcelona. Atenas A. G. 1959.XIV+811Pág. 2Vol. 25x16,5. Rústica. La Obra ademas contiene un apéndice de documentos inéditos que comprueban los principales puntos en que se fundan las Memorias de Solsona y su Iglesia. Magnífico ejemplar. Ref A-508 Biblioteca PC. Language: eng [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        The Armed Forces of the British West Indies. 1650 to 1958. - With an Appendix on the Armed Forces of the Falkland Islands and St Helena.

      The Author's unpublished original manuscript., 1959 - 173pp + photographs. Typed manuscript with some manuscript corrections crudely bound in card covers. The author, who died in 1970, wrote three works on South African military history and was a regular contributor to the Society for Army Historical Research. There are chapters on each of the islands, campaigns in which the West India Regiment took part and British Garrisons stationed on the islands.

      [Bookseller: Pennymead Books PBFA]
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        Naked Lunch

      Grove Press, New York 1959 - 1st American edition, a fine copy in black boards with a black cloth back-strip with writing atop the front end paper indicating the book was a gift of the publisher, dated 1962; the 1st issue dw is very nearly fine with a tiny chip at the foot of the spine and some light scattered wear to the extremities. Original $6.00 price is intact atop the front flap. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tom Davidson, Bookseller]
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        Lectures in Theoretical Physics; Volume I, Lectures Delivered at the Summer Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Colorado, Bould

      Interscience 1959 - Ancien livre de bibliothèque. Tome 1. Ammareal reverse jusqu'à 15% du prix net de ce livre à des organisations caritatives. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION Book Condition: Used, Good. Former library book. Tome 1. Ammareal gives back up to 15% of this book's net price to charity organizations. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      , 1959. 1959. First Edition . Signed. KLEIN, William. Rome: The City and Its People. Paris: Editions du Seuil, (1959). Tall quarto, original black cloth, photographic endpapers, original photographic dust jacket. $7000.First edition, French issue, the second volume in Klein

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books ]
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        Naked Lunch

      Grove Press, Inc., New York 1959 - Advance copy, Grove Press production copy. First printing stated. (Only 3,500 printed). Black cloth and boards and blue-black top stain. Other first edition indicators: No roman numerals to spine base, no zip code to publisher's address on DJ back, photo of Burroughs on the upper corner of DJ back credited to Martha Rocher, and with blurbs by Mailer, Lowell and Kerouac. Book Condition: Fine: Sharp tight bright copy with Groves's faint red "Production Dept. Working Copy" stamps to ffe. A faint spot of toning to fore edge. / DJ Condition: About Fine: Sharp bright dust jacket with minor rubbing to spine edges and a very small rubbed tear to bottom corner. Original $6.00 price unclipped. Fresh mylar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heartwood Rare Books]
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        Die Blechtrommel. Erste Ausgabe. Widmungsexemplar.

      Darmstadt, Neuwied und Berlin, Hermann Luchterhand, 1959 - Der obere Schutzumschlag etwas angerändert und gebräunt, ansonsten sehr guter Zustand. Mit einer handschriftlichen Widmung auf dem Schmutztitel: Für Josef Neuhaus in Erinnerung an gemeinsame Lehrjahre in Düsseldorf. Günter Grass. Josef Neuhaus (* 30. November 1923 in Essen; † 24. Dezember 1999 in Neuss) studierte von 1945 bis 1950 an der staatlichen Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. Anschließend arbeitete er als freischaffender Bildhauer in Neuss. Günter Grass absolvierte in den Jahren 1947/1948 ein Praktikum bei einem Steinmetz in Düsseldorf. Danach studierte er von 1948 bis 1952 an der Kunstakademie Düsseldorf Grafik und Bildhauerei bei Josef Mages und Otto Pankok. 736 Seiten. Deutsch 1100g Sonderangebot: Das Antiquariat Krull bietet AbeBooks-Kunden einen exklusiven Rabatt von 20% auf sämtliche Preise. Alter Preis: 752.00 EUR. 8° Leinen mit zwei Schutzumschlägen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Krull GmbH]
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        Maigret et les témoins récalcitrants

      First edition, one of 100 numbered copies on papier de luxe, the only large paper copies.A rare and good copy. Presses de la cité Paris 1959 11,5x16,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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      1959. First Edition . Signed. AVEDON, Richard. Observations. Photographs by Richard Avedon. Comments by Truman Capote. New York: Simon and Schuster, (1959). Folio, original white paper-covered boards, original acetate dust wrapper, original slipcase. $5200.First edition of AvedonÂ’s stellar book of portraiture, a distinctive association copy warmly inscribed to film producer Arthur Hornblow, Jr. and his wife Leonora (Bubbles), “For Bubbles & Arthur with admiration, Dick,” featuring commentary by Truman Capote and over 100 photogravures.“Richard Avedon set the standard for portraiture and fashion photography in the second half of the 20th centuryÂ… His photographsÂ… virtually jump off the page with a signature brand of visual impact” (New York Times). “Observations is the culmination of a creative collaboration between Avedon and Alexey Brodovitch that began in 1945, when the imperial art director hired the 22-year-old photographerÂ… as the youngest member of his team at HarperÂ’s Bazaar” (Roth, 148). AvedonÂ’s “later adoption of a seamless white studio background for most of his fashion and portrait photography was at least partly inspired by Mr. BrodovitchÂ’s characteristic use of ‘white space,Â’ a means of making the subject seem suspended and weightless on the page” (Times). Not long after Capote and Avedon finished their work on Observations, they again collaborated in documenting the story of a brutal murder in Kansas, In Cold Blood (1965). This rare presentation/association copy warmly inscribed by Avedon to Arthur Hornblow, Jr., “one of HollywoodÂ’s preeminent movie makers” (New York Times), and his wife Leonora Schinasi Hornblow (“Bubbles”). A lawyer and innovative Broadway producer, Hornblow earned four Oscar-nominations as a film producer, including Gaslight (1944) and Witness for the Prosecution (1957). Open Book, 174.Images clean and bright, light soiling, edge-wear to near-fine book; some chipping to edges of acetate, moderate rubbing to original slipcase. A near-fine association copy, scarce complete with original acetate wrapper and slipcase.

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        Haunting of Hill House

      1959. First Edition . JACKSON, Shirley. The Haunting of Hill House. New York: Viking, 1959. Octavo, original cloth, original dust jacket. $2000.First edition of Shirley JacksonÂ’s most famous and influential novel, “the great modern novel of supernatural horror” (Horror: 100 Best 60).“The Haunting of Hill House has been called by no less an authority than Stephen King one of the greatest horror novels of all time. King, in fact, dedicated one of his books, Firestarter, ‘to Shirley Jackson, who never had to raise her voice.Â’ Hill House is eerie, subtle, infinitely chilling. ‘I have always loved to use fear,Â’ she said-and she rarely used it betterÂ… The book, brought out in fall 1959, met with almost unmitigated praise. ‘A goose pimple horror story, and a good one,Â’ said the New York Herald Tribune. ‘Miss Jackson can summon up stark terror, make your blood chill and your scalp prickle,Â’ approved The New York Times, calling her ‘the finest master currently practicing in the genre of the cryptic, haunted tale” (Oppenheimer, Private Demons: The Life of Shirley Jackson, 226-7). “A provocative and unsettling story in which Jackson achieves a perfect blurring of the boundary between supernatural intrusion and psychological projection. Tense, complex and brilliant in its depiction of the alienating power of loneliness and isolationÂ… Filmed intelligently by Robert Wise in 1962” (Barron, Fantasy and Horror 6-181). Fantasy: 100 Best 79. Book fine. Dust jacket near-fine with only very slight edge-wear. An unusually nice, nearly fine copy of this scarce classic.

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        Shakespeare and Company

      1959. First Edition . Signed. BEACH, Sylvia. Shakespeare and Company. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1959. Octavo, original ivory cloth, original dust jacket. $12,000.First edition of Sylvia Beach's memoir, ""particularly valuable for the many insights into Joyce's work and the authentic personal views it provides of the man himself"" (New York Times), a scarce presentation copy inscribed by Beach above and below the half title, ""For Julian, with Sylvia's very affectionate [Shakespeare and Company] regards,"" in original dust jacket.It was in Sylvia Beach's legendary Paris bookshop, Shakespeare and Company, that ""James Joyce's Ulysses was born."" In her memoir, Shakespeare and Company, Beach tells her story ""with simplicity, freshness and modesty. And in doing so she succeeds in bringing back that whole small—but intensely creative—world around her bookshop and that of her friend, Adrienne MonnierÂ… which was the center of so much French literary activity."" Her book ""is particularly valuable for the many critical insights into Joyce's work and the authentic personal views it provides of the man himself."" After her publication of Ulysses ""on Joyce's birthday, Feb. 2, 1922, Shakespeare and Company was known to writers the world over. No one failed to callÂ… but it is finally Joyce whose portrait remains—a shy, quiet, infinitely curious, kindly, generous manÂ… She shows us the artist whose complex existence was given to his workÂ… As Beach says, 'He treated people invariably as his equals'"" (New York Times). An excerpt, Ulysses in Paris, was printed in 1956 for private distribution to friends of the author and publisher. Ink shelf markings on spine and front free endpaper.Book near-fine, short closed tear to rear panel of dust jacket, also near-fine. A desirable inscribed copy.

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        Les Affiches Originales des Maitres de L'Ecole De Paris: Braque, Chagall, Dufy, Leger, Matisse, Miro, Picasso

      Paris: Andre Sauret, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 1959, First Edition. Hardcover, large 4to. (measures 9.5 x 12.5 inches), yellow cloth. French text. Illustrated with 102 color lithographs showcasing the poster designs of these 7 20th century masters: Braque, Chagall, Dufy, Leger, Matisse, Miro, Picasso. Short introduction of the 7 artists by Mourlot. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket with acetate protector. Book and jacket with minor bumping and shelfwear to the extremities. Chipping to acetate jacket at spine ends. Bright, clean contents throughout. Images complete, bold and with beautiful definition.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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      London: Jonathan Cape, 1959 - Octavo. Original black boards, skull design blindstamped to front cover with gilt "coins" in the eye sockets, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine gently rolled; an excellent fresh copy in the jacket with lightly browned spine, light soiling to rear panel, and tiny nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression of the seventh book in the James Bond series. Gilbert A7a (1.1). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      John R. James, 1959., Independence - First edition. 8vo. Inked presentation inscription on the front fly leaf, "To Dr. William J. Scarborough I wish you to know of my grandfather Riley's experience on the Santa Fe Trail. Elizabeth James Evans (Mrs. W. R.)." Stiff printed wrappers, 82 pp., one illustration from a photograph, foreword. Much information on freighting by ox and mule teams, a trip in 1859 from Missouri to Salt Lake City, cattle driving, a man killed during a cattle stampede, Indians and buffalo, trouble on the border between Kansas and Missouri, travels to Fort Union, New Mexico by mule team train, etc. Much information on Santa Fe Trail travel. A few minor crease to the front cover else a fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      1959. First Edition . Signed. MICHENER, James. Hawaii. New York: Random House, (1959). Octavo, original beige cloth, cartographic endpapers, original dust jacket. $1650.First trade edition, first printing, of Michener's epic novel, wonderfully inscribed by him to Louella Parsons on the title page in the month prior to publication, ""At Louella's Oct. 21, 1959, To Louella herself, May the pixies guard her, may the spalpeens [rascals] adore her, And may the echoes of Ireland resound in her heart forever, Love, Jim Michener.""Hawaii reflects Michener's continuing fascination with the Pacific region, begun 12 years earlier in his Pulitzer prize-winning Tales of the South Pacific. Praised as ""brilliant panoramic novel"" (New York Times Book Review), it is ""a monumental chronicle of Hawaii, an extraordinary and fascinating novel' (Saturday Review). His novel was the basis for director George Roy Hill's 1966 Oscar-nominated film from a screenplay by Dalton Trumbo, starring Max von Sydow and Julie Andrews. ""First printing"" stated on copyright page. Also issued in a signed limited edition (400 copies), no priority established. With ""11/59"" on front dust jacket flap: first reviewed in the New York Times on November 22, 1959. Michener's warm inscription to Louella Parsons, known as ""the first lady of Hollywood,"" likely refers to her Irish descent through her maternal grandmother. Parsons was ""the most formidable of all Tinseltown gossip columnists"" (Parish, Hollywood Book of Extravagance, 169). In her April 1959 column, she wrote: ""I have just heard that author James Michener, with whom I had several pleasant conversations in Honolulu, is arriving here.""A fine copy in a price-clipped dust jacket.

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        The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner - SIGNED First Edition

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

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        Miguel Street

      1959. First Edition . NAIPUL, V.S. Miguel Street. (London): Andre Deutsch, (1959). Octavo, original black paper boards, original dust jacket. $1500.First edition of Naipul's powerful collection of stories about colonial Trinidad.""Miguel Street by V. S. Naipaul, is a beguiling book about growing up in the West Indies. The sketches are written lightly, so that tragedy is understated and comedy is overstated, yet the ring of truth always prevails. A comparison with ""Porgy and Bess"" has been suggested. The parallel has at least the merit of reminding us that the whole world is one. In that hospitable mood we might also remember Mark Twain's tales of life on the Mississippi. But Miguel Street, in Trinidad, is not really very much like Catfish Row, nor are reminders of nineteenth-century Missouri prevalent. What is true and, if you will, significant about Mr. Naipaul's book is that it presents a world of its own excellently"" (New York Times). Book fine, dust jacket very nearly so.

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      1959. First Edition . Signed. KLEIN, William. Rome: The City and Its People. Paris: Editions du Seuil, (1959). Tall quarto, original black cloth, photographic endpapers, original photographic dust jacket. $7000.First edition, French issue, the second volume in Klein’s acclaimed series of four “city” books, a distinctive association copy inscribed on the page before the title page to longtime friend, fellow photographer Peter Turnley, “To Peter, ROME SWEET ROME, en toute amitié, William [line drawn] William Klein Paris 2005,” with over 130 vivid, high-contrast heliogravures (many double-page), scarce in original dust jacket.According to Fellini, ""this is the best Rome there is and Klein is the best photographer there is. He knows Rome like a book and this is it."" ""Cheesy, delirious, pure Pop art,"" William Klein's Rome continues the ""raw, kinetic and utterly original"" innovations of Life is Good (1956) (Roth, 140-41). His genius resides in an unerring ability to remind ""us that much great, serious art is often about play, achieved simply by experimenting with the possibilities of the material. Forget trance and witness-the revels are the thing"" (Parr & Badger I:243). Rome is the second volume in Klein's ""city"" series, ""four books of photography which shook the very roots of this medium's young tradition… filled with raw, grainy, swirling yet abrupt images, which visually describe these cities in a manner never previously seen before"" (Christian Sciene Monitor). First edition, French issue; London, New York and Rome editions published same year. Text in French. Open Book, 178. See Icons of Photography, 120. This rare association copy is from the collection of Peter Turnley, renowned photographer for Newsweek and contributing editor for Harper's Magazine who has covered ""almost every important international news event of the last 15 years"" (New York Times). Warmly inscribed by Klein in Paris, where both photographers are based.Images clean and fresh, front inner paper hinge starting but sound; some chipping with loss to edges of bright, unrestored dust jacket. An exceptional association copy in extremely good condition.

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        Psycho Signed by Janet Leigh

      Psycho(signed by the film's co-star, Janet Leigh)Robert Bloch1959, New YorkA nice copy of a book often found in various states of woe. Dust jacket with tape repair on verso, rubbed along folds else near fine – book's cheap paper browned in margins as usual else near fine - housed in custom cloth drop-back case. Signed by the co-star of the film, Janet Leigh, on front free endpaper.

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      Pierre-Andre Benoit PAB Ales 1959 - Limited edition. 8vo (229 x 168 mm), COPY NUMBER 34 OF 35 -40 COPIES IN THE ENTIRE EDITION, ALL COPIES ON ARCHES VELLUM SIGNED BY JOAN MIRO, ANDRE FRENAUD AND PIERRE-ANDRE BENOIT ON THE COLOPHON IN BLUE INK, 2 drypoint engravings, 2 d

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        Le lion écarlate précédé de La fin de Byzance et d'Isabeau de Bavière

      Edition, review copy.Binding to the full paper bradel back smooth, blue morocco as Exhibit navy, wrappers and back preserved and bound in (insolated back) Binding signed Thomas Boichot.Precious autograph signed by Paul Morand in Lucien Rebatet: "... these time travel ..." Gallimard Paris 1959 14,5x20,5cm relié

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        Les noces d'Hérodiade - Mystère

      - Gallimard, Paris 1959, 14,5x21cm, broché. - Edizione, una delle 27 copie numerate in Olanda, disegno testa. Opera pubblicata con un'introduzione di Gardner Davies dai manoscritti incompiuti Stéphane Mallarmé. Molto bella copia come pubblicato. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 27 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête. Ouvrage publié avec une introduction par Gardner Davies d'après les manuscrits inachevés de Stéphane Mallarmé. Très bel exemplaire tel que paru.

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        Le lion écarlate précédé de La fin de Byzance et d'Isabeau de Bavière

      - Gallimard, Paris 1959, 14,5x20,5cm, relié. - Edition, una copia del servizio stampa. Il legame con la carta bradel terzino liscio, Marocco blu navy come mostre, coperchi conservati e spalle (insolated retro) Rilegatura firmato Thomas Boichot. Precious autografo firmato da Paul Morand a Lucien Rebatet: "... questi tempi di viaggio ..." - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Reliure à la bradel en plein papier, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin bleu marine, couvertures et dos conservés (dos insolé), reliure signé de Thomas Boichot. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Paul Morand à Lucien Rebatet : "... ces voyages dans le temps..."

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        Bohemia. Edicion de la libertad. Honor y gloria al heroe nacional.

      La Habana, Bohemia 1959.. No. 2, 3, 5, Jänner-Februar 1959. gr.-4°. 211, 178, 178 S. Mit hunderten photogr. Abb. u. farb. illustr. OU. Ln. d. Zt. Einbd. fleckig, Kap. beschäd., Rückenkante geplatzt. Die ersten 3 Bll. m. Einrissen in der Nähe des Innengelenks. Am Vorderdeckel: 5-zackiger 'Sowjet-Stern' im Zentrum: Portr. v. Fidel Castro. Mit goldgepr. Deckeltit. u. dem Namenszug 'Rogelio Montenegro'. Darunter ein schwarzes Feld mit den Zeichen M-26-7, die Abkürzung für Movimiento 26 de Julio, ist der Name der von Fidel Castro geführten Organisation während der kubanischen Revolution. Die Bezeichnung geht auf das Datum des Angriffs auf die Moncada-Kaserne in Santiago de Cuba am 26. Juli 1953 zurück. Am Abend des 1. Jänner 1959 verkündete Fidel Castro den Sieg der kubanischen Revolution. Die hier vorliegenden Nummern von 'Bohemia' spiegeln die ganze Leidenschaft der ersten Monate der Revolution.

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      UK: Jonathan Cape, 1959. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Goldfinger by Ian Fleming First Edition Jonathan Cape 1959. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Covers fine, corners sharp, gilt still very much bright. In original near fine first state dust jacket, which remains remarkably bright, with no fading or discolouration at all to spine. Not price clipped. An excellent copy.

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        La Reliure en France de ses origines à nos jours.

      Paris, 1959-1961.Three volumes. 9 x 11. Frontis, xvi, 201 pages + 88 plates with printed description on verso + 16 pages of photos showing the binding process; frontis, 259 pages + 71 plates; frontis, 288 pages + 92 plates. Unbound gatherings in stiff printed wraps, as issued. Spines slightly darker, upper corners in Volume III are creased; all else fine. Very good set in lightly soiled slip cases. A beautifully printed and illustrated history (both of technique & social history) of French bookbinding, by a renowned binder. Many of the 250+ plates are mounted chromolithographs. Each volume has a list of plates, and their placement within the text. But the plates here are all together at the end. Each volume has a bibliography, and biographies of the binders. Figures in the text illustrate techniques and styles. One of 900 sets.

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        Eloise In Moscow.

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959. First edition. Thin quarto, original cloth. Boldly signed by Kay Thompson on the front free endpaper. Additionally signed by illustrator, Hilary Knight. Bottom cloth rubbed, near fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing. The fourth book in Kay Thompson's beloved Eloise series. After a three-week stay in Moscow with her colleague Hilary Knight, Kay Thompson had plenty of fodder for her distinctly Eloisian travelogue: the food ("It is difficult to know what to eat in Moscow/ There is no melon in season/ Nichevo"); the stilted English of their tour guide ("That house is Chekhov/ That house is Stanislavsky if you want to see it/ No you cannot it is reconstruction"); national security ("Our telephone had quite a bit of static/ so we talked about General de Gaulle/ to throw them off track/ Everybody listens to everything in Moscow"

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      UK: Jonathan Cape, 1959. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Goldfinger by Ian Fleming First edition published by Jonathan Cape 1959. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Covers fine in near VG first state dust jacket, not price clipped.

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        Zooführer (Tiger)

      Barcelona, Spanien 1959 - 21 x 15,5 cm 20 Seiten 50 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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