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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. .

      [Bookseller: Hang Fire Books, IOBA]
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        The Dogs Of Coolyn Hill : And Other Stories

      Orange Judd, New York 1959 - Small ink stain on fore-edge which bled slightly into the page, light shelfwear, light wear; Dust Jacket light foxing, light wear. Solid hardcover. ; "Unique among dog books, The Dogs of Coolyn Hill, is a collection of stories about Bull Terriers, all of which mirror the sterling character and lovable personality which mark the Bull Terrier as an especially fascinating kind of dog. The author stands in the front rank of Bull Terrier fanciers the world over. She is the only woman to have served as the President of the Bull Terrier Club of America. She has bred or owned some fifty champions, her importations and homebreds alike having made her Coolyn Hill Kennels internationally famous." While no longer a working kennel, Coolyn Hill farm is situated near me, in the Back Mountain near Dallas, Pennsylvania. ; 235 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mike's Library]
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        Page blanche beau desert

      Castiglioni and Corubolo, 1959. Versi di Patocchi da ''Pure perte'' pubblicati a Parigi nel 1959 dal Mercure de France. Con 3 acqueforti originali appositamente incise da Aligi Sassu per questa edizione (cm 17x12). 4to. pp. 40. . Ottimo (Fine). . Ed. di 100 es. numerati e firmati dall'Artista. .

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        Doctor Zhivago

      University of Michigan Press (1959), Ann Arbor - Original rust colored cloth. A lovely copy of this early Russian language edition. The copyright page states no second or later edition printings so this is the presumed first thus of this edition. This copy would appear to be the pre-1959 printing of the 1959 copyright text - a bit confusing. LC number 58-59521. Gilt lettering on spine bright and clear in the original and very scarce glassine. Poetry included in rear. Small previous owner initials and date (1959) on upper left corner of paste-down. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Place Books]
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        Flucht und Verwandlung. Gedichte.

      Stuttgart, Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1959. - 69, (3) SS. Blauer Originalleinenband mit goldgepr. Deckel- und Rückentitel. 8vo. Erstausgabe. - Mit eigenh. Widmung an ihren Arzt Sten Martens (1924-2007), Leiter der Psychogeriatrischen Abteilung von Beckomberga, ab 1968 Oberarzt am Krankenhaus Ralambshov: "Dr. Martens in Dankbarkeit für Hilfe in schwerer Zeit. Nelly Sachs. Stockholm d. 3.10.1960". WG 9. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Haunting of Hill House

      The Viking Press, New York, 1959 First edition, first printingOctavo. Original yellow and green cloth, titles to upper board and spine in black, top edge stained black. With the dust jacket.Spine gently rolled but an excellent copy in the little marked, slightly tanned and somewhat frayed dust jacket.[201]

      [Bookseller: Blakeney Griffin Booksellers Ltd]
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        Dix aquarelles reproduites en phototypie en couleurs; Introduction by Max Huggler

      Basel: Les Editions Phoebus, 1959. Hardcover. Loose as issued in decorated board portfolio. Fine. 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.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        Madeline and the Gypsies

      Viking 1959 - Stated First Edition, First Printing. Not price-clipped ($3.50 price intact). Published by Viking, 1959. Large quarto. Green cloth boards with black stamped spine/cover lettering. Book is like new; clean, tight, sharp corners, bright spine lettering. Dust jacket is very good with a small half-inch tear at front top right corner and a small closed tear at spine bottom. Interior is clean and unmarked. Pages and boards crisp and straight. Spine un-broken with no spine lean. A very nice collectible copy of the 4th book in the acclaimed Madeline series. 100% positive feedback. 30 day money back guarantee. NEXT DAY SHIPPING! Excellent customer service. Please email with any questions or if you would like a photo. All books packed carefully and ships with free delivery confirmation/tracking. All books come with free bookmarks. Ships from Southampton, New York. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Southampton Books]
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        Le livre à venir

      First edition, an advance (service de presse) copy. A very handsome and moving autograph inscription from Maurice Blanchot to his sister : "Pour ma chère Marguerite qui porte maintenant (mot illisible) le poids de mon affection. Maurice [For my dear Marguerite who now bears (illegible word) the weight of my affection. Maurice]."A good copy. Gallimard Paris 1959 13,5x19,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Goldfinger (a James Bond novel).

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1959. First Impression, First Issue jacket, Binding A (First state). Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards with 'skull' design stamped to upper, with the extra detail as described by Gilbert, in pictorial dustwrapper designed by Richard Chopping.A very good, lightly used copy in a similar, price-clipped dust jacket, now expertly restored to an attractive state; appears as fine on the shelf. The seventh of author Ian Fleming's fourteen original Bond books which was was adapted as the third film (1964) in the EON Productions' 007 series. Gilbert A7a (1.1).

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        A Separate Peace

      Macmillan 1959 - First Edition, First Printing. In Near Fine condition, in a Very Good, price clipped dust jacket, with both corners on the front flap clipped. Clean text. Sound binding. Small area of rubbing to front free end paper. Cloth shows sunning at spine and extremities. Light rubbing to stamping, light wear to spine ends. The dust jacket shows sunning to spine, with wear at spine ends. Light rubbing and light crimping with light overall wear. An attractive copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Divina Commedia (la)

      A la chance du bibliophile, 1959. in 4 (36x27) tre vol. rilegato in pelle con legatura in tela, dorso a 7 nervi con decorazioni e titoli in oro, 100 tav a colori. Tiratura limitata, 999 esemplari. Carta pesante. Vol.I pp.442 Vol.II pp.433 Vol.III pp.467 Edizioni d'arte Italiano

      [Bookseller: Booklovers.It]
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        Notes of a Native Son

      Boston: Beacon Press, c. 1959 - Publisher's wrappers; a good copy; lacking the title page, but inscribed by the author on the dedication page, "For Jim Jones - Because I admire his guts, and respect his talent. Keep the faith. Jim Baldwin." Jones has written his name inside the front cover. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Collected Stories of Katherine Mansfield

      Constable, London 1959 - 793 pages, thick 8vo, full polished red calf, ornat3ely gilt spine with purple leather title label, inner dentelles, a.e.g. (London): Constable, (1979). Fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Rome. The City and its People.

      New York: Viking Press. 1959 - Black cloth. Folio. 189pp. Pictorial color dust jacket. First edition. The second title in the noted photographer's "city series". In 1956, shortly after moving to Paris, Klein met Italian director Federico Fellini who invited him to Rome to work as an assistant on his movie "Night in Cabiria". Shooting was delayed for several weeks so Klein took to the streets and shot photos of the city and its people. These images, along with some fashion shots he did for "Vogue", were the genesis for this book, with text by the photographer. A good copy with some light edgewear and some light fading to the lower portion of the covers and spine. The text is very good with some light soiling and wear. The jacket is good with some chipping and a few short tears along the top and bottom edges and some fraying to the spine tips. It is not clipped and is complete. Foreign postage extra on this oversize book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Centerbridge Books]
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        La Donna.

      Farblithographie signiert datiert und nummeriert 1959 - Ex. 90/90, 50x36,5 cm ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

      [Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Goyert]
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        Carzou: L'Apocalypse

      Paris: Andre Sauret, Editeur, 1959. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Fine/Fine. WARMLY INSCRIBED BY THE ARTIST CARZOU TO NEW YORK GRAPHIC SOCIETY FOUNDER AND PUBLISHER ANTON SCHUTZ on the half-title. A clean, well-preserved copy to boot of the 1959 1st trade edition. Near Fine in its original pictorial wrappers AND in a Near Fine example of the thick mylar dustjacket. 6 original color lithographs of Carzou complement the text. Tall quarto, 158 pgs., including 44 lavish plates in addition to the 6 original lithographs. Signed by Illustrator.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        OBSERVATIONS. With Comments by Truman Capote

      Simon & Schuster, New York 1959 - Folio Illustrated with photographs by Richard Avedon and text by Truman Capote. 152 pp., numerous black-and-white illustrations, 11x14º". Mostly portraits of famous people of the twentieth century, including Picasso, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and Mae West. With the original glassine and publisher's slipcase (very good with some wear), as issued. Near fine with short splits at bottom of spine in a very good original glassine dust wrapper (chipped) the very good original glassine (a bit chipped) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ed Smith Books]
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        Free Fall

      London; Faber & Faber; 1959; - 1st ed; F/VG+ with very light edge wear and a small closed tear on back panel; SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Walt Barrie Rare Books]
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        We the Living

      New York: Random House, 1959. First edition of the Random House edition of Rand's debut novel. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed and dated in 1961 by Ayn Rand on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Desirable signed and inscribed. We the Living details the heroine's struggle for individualism under Soviet communism and is the most autobiographical of Rand's novels, published ten years after she fled the Soviet Union for the United States. When the work was re-issued in 1959, Rand noted in the book's forward that "for those readers who have expressed a personal curiousity about me, I want to say that We the Living is as near to an autobiography as I will ever write.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
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        News and Views: Eternal Vigilance is Forever the Price of Freedom. Volumes 20-22. January 1957 - December 1959

      Church League of America. National Laymen's Council, Wheaton, Illinois 1959 - One large quarto volume. Newsletters for two years, plus an Index to the issues bound in a sturdy red buckram volume gilt (with label of a Texas bookbinder on rear pastedown of each volume). Owner's name stamp and signature on endpapers, some slight insect damage on last two blanks, cheap paper is toned, punch holes in some upper margins where they must have been kept for a time in a spiral binder, and slightly musty. The previous owner, Texas oilman M. Lyle Cashion, has underscored many passages in the newsletters, and made a few marginal notations, overall a sound and good plus collection. The Church League of America, founded in 1937, was a right wing anti-Communist group with ties to the John Birch Society, Joseph McCarthy and others. The newsletters use church scripture to denounce various commie sympathizers and cast aspersions on the political enemies of its editor. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        American Epic

      1959. First Edition . Signed. HOOVER, Herbert. An American Epic. Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1959-64. Four volumes. Octavo, original black cloth, original dust jackets. $2600.Complete first edition set of Hoover's history of the formation and important role of the Commission for the Relief in Belgium, the world's first international relief agency, inscribed and signed by Hoover in Volumes I and II: ""To —-, the good wishes of Herbert Hoover.""""Hoover's philanthropic and government work during the First World War confirmed his progressive beliefs and brought him wide public notice at home and abroad. Serving as head of the Commission for the Relief in Belgium,as President Woodrow Wilson's U.S. Food Administrator(1917-1919) in charge of voluntary rationing,and director general of the American Relief Administration in Europe (1919-1920) made him such a popular figure that both parties courted him as a presidential nominee in 1920. Refusing to run for the presidency,Hoover served as secretary of commerce in the administrations of Presidents Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge,transforming that department between 1921 and 1928 into one of the most important and well-publicized federal departments. As commerce secretary he encouraged and helped to develop some of the most advanced economic theories about business cycles and industrial standardization,promoted government regulation of the nascent radio and aviation industries, and supported federal supervision of foreign loans"" (ANB). All volumes were issued separately; Volumes III and IV are review copies, with related letters from The Hoover Institution to Alice Dixon Bond, Book Review editor of the Boston Herald laid in. Volumes III and IV with evidence of tape and paper clips to preliminaries. Books fine, dust jackets with a bit of minor edge-wear, some soiling to rear panels. A near-fine inscribed set.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Aaron Siskind: Photographs

      New York: Horizon Press, 1959. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Near Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a hint of rubbing to the extremities, a couple of foxing spots along the top edge of the text block, and a slight roll to the spine in a Very Good with light wear at the extremities, one small tear at one tip, a crease along one edge, and light shelf wear/soiling. Actually, a very nice copy: the silver gilt and red titling is crisp and unrubbed, the interior is bright and clean. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The first monograph on Aaron Siskind, beautifully designed and printed; an important post-war photobook. Photographs by Aaron Siskind; essay by Harold Rosenberg; designed by Ivan Chermayeff; author photo by Harry Callahan. 112 pages; 50 full-page b&w plates; 10.25 x 13.25 inches. Ref: Roth, Book of 101 Books, p.152-153; Parr & Badger, Photobook, Vol, 1, p.250; Hasselblad Center, Open Book, p.180-181; Auer, 802 Photo Books, p.385.

      [Bookseller: A&D Books]
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        PHOTOGRAPHS.

      New York: Horizon Press, 1959. [ix] preliminary pages including 4 pages of introductory text by Harold Rosenberg. Hardcover binding wtih minor shelfwear and sunned at the spine extremities. The unclipped dustjacket is somewhat sunned on the spine, with numerous tears and creases, and two small chips; protected in archival mylar. Designed by Ivan Chermayeff. The text is clean and unmarked. First edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition/Very good- condition (DJ). Quarto (4to).

      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA) ]
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        Happy Birthday to You!

      New York: Random House, 1959. First Ediiton. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Near Fine/Very Good+. First issue, with 6 white dots on page reading "Today is your Birthday." Dust jacket with price of 295/295 of front flap. No pagination, bound in glazed pictorial boards. A lovely copy, internally clean and bright, with no marking of any kind.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Three Hundred Masterpieces of Chinese Painting in the Palace Museum

      Taipei National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan 1959 - Six volumes softbound Chinese-style in limp brocade and housed in 2 folding silk covered cases as issued. The blue covering is somewhat faded and one ivory clasps is missing, very light foxing throughout. 300 illustrations including 43 in color.The text is in English and Chinese. This is number 1445 of 1500 copies. Due to the size and weight of the set, additional postage will be required. James Cahill worked on this research project as a Fulbright Scholar. Most of the paintings in the National Collection were stored in caves prior to the construction of the National Museum and it was cold damp work to produce the documentation for this monumental effort. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Keith Wilson Books]
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        A Pulp Magazine for the Dead Generation [cover title]

      Paris: The Dead Language, 1959. First edition. A couple of inconsequential internal marks; spine of delicate wrapper sunstruck, otherwise an excellent copy of this exceedingly fragile item.. Square 8vo; three long, narrow leaves of Arches laid paper, printed by letterpress and folded loosely into square tissue-paper wrappers, here in variant wrappers of aquamarine stenciled in red. Poems by Gregory Corso from his 1955 first book Vestal Lady and by Henk Marsman, along with editorial comments from Dead Language founder Piero Heliczer. Complete with the tipped-in photograph of "OM" [i.e. Olivia "Melusine" de Haulleville].

      [Bookseller: Locus Solus Rare Books]
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        you coul [sic] hear the snow dripping and falling into the deers mouth; [cover title]

      Paris: The Dead Language Press, 1959. First edition. Few extraneous internal marks; a hint of toning to spine, a very nice, crisp copy.. Square 8vo; unpag. pamphlet in stiff wrappers, stapled. Heliczer's first book, self-published under his Dead Language imprint, with an "avant-propos" by Robert Graves. Includes the tipped-in photograph of the poet by Harold Chapman in the rear.

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        Doctor Zhivago

      University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI 1959 - 566pp. Text in Russian. First Printing; t. On copyright page: "Published by the University of Michigan Press by arrangement with Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Editore", beneath "Copyright c 1959 Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Editore, Milano, Italy, Library of Congress Catalog No. 58-59521". Rust cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Fine. No jacket Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bryn Mawr Bookstore]
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        West Side Story

      London: Heinemann. (1959). First. First English edition. Octavo. 128pp. Illustrated from photographs by Angus McBean of the London production. Offsetting, probably from a clipping on the half-title else very near fine in near fine, slightly spine-toned dustwrapper. Sondheim's first Broadway musical, a breathtaking update of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet to contemporary New York street-gangs. Rarely have concept, setting, score, libretto and choreography come together so brilliantly on stage. That the achievement could further be translated so successfully to film, winning ten Academy Awards, is without precedent. It is also the only film for which two directors received Oscars (Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise). The English edition is extremely uncommon. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Hoping for a Hoopoe

      London: Victor Gollancz. 1959. First. First English edition of the author's first book, published in America as The Carpentered Hen and Other Tame Creatures. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author to Herb Yellin: "for Herb Yellin, a real gem. John U." Herb Yellin was the founder and publisher of Lord John Press and the most frequent of Updike's fine press collaborators. He named his press after noting that the list of authors he wanted to publish all shared the same first name, chief among them John Updike, his favorite. Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu became the press's first book in 1977 with 10 more to follow over the next 23 years. Yellin's friendship with Updike grew with each new limited edition benefitting his already enormous Updike collection, with Updike himself contributing copies of new editions of his books - often inscribed. In a 2010 interview with Yellin he noted that Updike "...liked that if anything ever happened to his own collection, he had my collection on the opposite side of the country." A notable association. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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