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         The Americans

      Grove Press New York 1959 - First American edition in dust jacket. Grove Press, oblong quarto, sIx-page introduction by Jack Kerouac. 168 pages of black and white photographs. This book was the gold-standard of documentary photography in the second half of the twentieth century. Book is in near fine condition, a very clean copy. Dust jacket is in very good plus condition - with light sun darkening to spine and light wear at top of spine and edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Different Drummer Books]
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         Arkham House: The First 20 Years 1939-1959, A History and Bibliography

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

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA]
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         The Americans

      New York: Grove Press, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition, first printing. Very Good, with light fading to spine cloth and light rubbing to corners, contents a bit toned, and hinge at rear free end paper either repaired or perhaps just mis-bound with a crease to the paste down. Lacking the dust jacket, though still a nicer copy than normally encountered.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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         Art in Posters The Complete Original Posters of Braque * Chagall *Dufy * Leger * Matisse * Miro * Picasso

      Paris: Andre Sauret, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. yellow cloth lettered in blue. Fine in near fine dust wrapper. 247 pages. 32 x 25 cm. 102 color lithographs as only Mourlot can execute them, and each is a tribute to quality color press work. Introductory text of 16 pages. Descriptive Catalogue for each poster -- date, size, press run, etc. Mourlot discusses Picasso's love of lithographic design, his devotion to a medium new to him in 1946. According to Mourlot "Picasso exhausted the possibilities of the process; he both learned and reinvented lithography.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc. ]
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         The Mansion

      New York: Random House, 1959. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Fine in near fine slightly rubbed original unprinted acetate dustwrapper (not shown in illustration). Copy 361 of 500 numbered copies Signed by the author. A nice copy of the final volume of the Snopes trilogy. Burgess 99.

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

      Paris: The Olympia Press, 1959. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition, first printing. First issue with the original price of 1,500 Francs on rear cover, not over-stamped. Signed by William S. Burroughs on the title page. Very Good, with staining to fore edge which occasionally affects the margins, reading creases to spine and light general wear, in a Very Good dust jacket with light fraying along the top edge, chipping to spine ends and a bit of flaking to the laminate. One of 5,000 copies in the first issue, very rare signed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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         Look After Lulu. Based on 'Occupe-toi d'Amelie' by Georges Feydeau.

      London: Heinemann, 1959 - Octavo. Original blue boards, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. Spine of jacket lightly sunned, extremities slightly nicked and creased, touch of foxing to top edge. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. The dedication copy, inscribed by Coward to Vivien Leigh on the front free endpaper: "Kindly see Dedication and oblige", and further inscribed by him below the printed dedication ("For Vivien with my love as always") "So there!" Loosely inserted is a Christmas card from Coward to Leigh (inscribed in red ink "Darling Dear love Dear Noely"), bearing the unforgettable "winged" image of Coward taken by Horst Tappe at Les Avants, Switzerland, in 1963 and carrying the witty seasonal greeting "Heureux Noël". Coward's play, based on Feydeau's farce, premiered in 1959 on Broadway and opened in July of that year in London at the Royal Court, with Vivien Leigh in the lead role, before transferring to the West End (New Theatre, now the Noël Coward Theatre). A superb association copy, dating to a difficult period in Leigh's life when Laurence Olivier had asked her for a legal separation and she turned to Coward for solace. "She felt she owed Noël her confidence in this matter. When the run [of Look After Lulu] ended, Noël was to take Vivien to Les Avants for Christmas and keep the 'charming newspaper' men and women at a friendly but firm arm's length" (Barry Day, ed., The Letters of Noël Coward, 2007, p. 650). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      UNIONE TIPOGRAFICO-EDITRICE TORINESE, 1959. ITALIANO 0,45 Rilegatura con tracce lievi di scurimento da polvere e tracce di impurità maggiormente alla quarta. Bottello al dorso, lievemente scollato; qui tracce lievissime di umettatura. Titoli in rosso al frontespizio e ritratto dell'autrice in nero alla pagina successiva, in diverso materiale cartaceo. Tagli ingialliti, regolari. Pagine lievemente scurite. Becche inferiori da pp. 221 a pp. 228. Inserimento degli altri titoli della collana in esame, a fine libro. Introduzione e traduzione a cura di Maria Barbano. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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         The Lord of the Rings, 1959 1st UK Edition with Dustjackets and Custom Slipcase

      London: Allen & Unwin, 1959. 1st Edition, Hobbits, Lord of the Rings. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. J.R.R. Tolkien. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Lord of the Rings, Comprised of The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King, by J.R.R. Tolkien. Published by George Allen and Unwin in 1959, these books are early impressions of the 1st UK Edition, originally published in 1954/1954/1955 respectively. The Fellowship of the Ring is an 8th impression published in 1959, in its correct 8th impression dustjacket. The Two Towers is a 6th impression published in 1959. The Return of the King is a 5th impression also published in 1959. All three books have their correct and original dustjackets in Very Good Plus/Near Fine condition showing some light fading to the red lettering on the spine of The Two Towers, the Fellowship and Return are unfaded. They show only the most minor loss to the edges, with a couple of splits to the spine fold areas, but show very nicely. The dustjackets are not price clipped, and have almost no tanning or discoloration to the spines. The books are in Very Good Plus/Near Fine condition with almost no offsetting to the endpapers. No previous owners names or any other writing noted. The dustjackets are in remarkable condition with very little loss or edgewear, only the splits to the fold areas. The gilt to the spines are all clean and bright, slightly dulled to the Fellowship. Each book has it's own original foldout map tipped in at the rear, and all are in excellent condition with no tears or extra folds noted. A custom red leather slipcase to house and protect this wonderful set of books. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Very Good Plus / Very Good Plus.

      [Bookseller: The Tolkien Bookshelf]
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         ICONOGRAPHIA INSECTORUM JAPONICORUM COLORE NATURALI EDITA [three volume set] Volumen 1 (Lepidoptera); Volumen 2 (Coleoptera) Volumen 3 [Other Insect Families]

      Tokyo: Hokuryu-kan Publishing Co., 1959. Undated but 1959-?. A superb resource with thousands of species illustrated; pp.: vol 1: xvi, 284, 67, 40 + 183 colour and 1 b/w plate; vol. 2: 443, 18 + 192 colour plates; vol.3: 358 + 156 colour plates; some text figures. Publisher's hardback bindings of dark blue cloth spines with lighter blue cloth boards; gilt lettering to the spines. Bindings good and strong, vols. 2 & 3 with their original loose-fitting clear plastic sleaves, vol. 1 with a nick in the cloth to to the spine and some surface discoloration to the edges. Contents clean and tight in each volume, no inscriptions. Text in Japanese; scientific names in Latin with index to scientific names. A very good set. Please note that a small postal surcharge may apply on these heavy volumes.. First Editions. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to.

      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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         Functional Operators, Volume I) [Annals Of Mathematics Studies, Number 21)

      Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1959. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Very Good +. 261 Pp. Orange Wrappers Printed In Black. Light Wear, Two Corner Creases To Front Cover, Bumping To All Tips. Small Name Stamp Of H. Stanley Graf (Who Worked In Operations Research) On Top Edge Of Page Block, No Other Marks.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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         Commentario al Codice di procedura civile. Disposizioni generali. Processo di cognizione. Processo di esecuzione. Procedimenti speciali

      Vallardi, 1959 - 4 parti in 6 volumi In-8, tela con sovraccoperta editoriale. Il libro IV parte seconda e la ristampa del 1971. 1959/1971 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIbreria Antiquaria Baduel]
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         Excerpts from Visions of Cody

      New York: New Directions, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition. Copy #194 of a limited 750 copies signed by Jack Kerouac. Very Good+, with bumped corners and a ding along the bottom edge, previous owner name and a obituary note inked on front free end paper. In acetate jacket, which is chipped at the spine ends and corners, and with two edge tears and a long tear across the top edge of the rear panel. Publisher's prospectus laid in. Signed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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         Starship Troopers

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Near Fine with light shelf lean, foxing to endsheets and top edge of page block, previous owner name stamp to front free end paper, silver stamping remains sharp and bright. In a Near Fine dust jacket with publisher's price of $3.95 intact, slight wear to spine ends, light darkening to spine panel, light foxing to flaps and spine at verso. A handsome copy of this Hugo Award winning title.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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         The Hound of The Baskervilles [Release Script for 1959 Film]

      United Artists Studios. LOOSE_LEAF. Los Angeles, 1959. The release script for the 1959 film "Hound of the Baskervilles," starring Peter Cushing as Sherlock Holmes. Mimeographed typescript, with text on rectos only. Pages are loose in folder. Most leaves in fine condition, with the title page having a paper clip indentation and some tiny marginal tears, and a few pages with small creases at corners. Quite well preserved overall, in near fine condition. From the estate of a longtime member of the Baker Street Irregulars. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Fine. 1959. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books ]
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         Stanford White ALS & Portrait of latter, matted and framed [36 x 48 cm.] WITH Aline B. Saarinen ALS, 22 x 16.5 cm. laid-ln at rear sleeve of frame; Stanford White, American architect and partner in McKim, Mead & White

      Np Np: Np, Np. Near fine condition, matted and gilt framed -- suitable for hanging. Letter 23 x 14 cm. [Stanford White} to {Marie] Anais [Casey], believed to have been romantically involved with by his biographer, Aline B. Saarinen. White's handwritten letter in ink reads, "My dear dear Anais what do you mean? You know my services are always at your disposal but in such a case as this I should feel very badly indeed if you did not consider what I have done for you as a labor of love & I am sure that at least in this case you can & will so accept it. To have pleased you - is all the reason I care or wish for. ever yours Stanford White. The Saarinen typed ALS dated November 2, 1959 to Ruth Watkins (Casey's daughter) seeks additional background information on her mother's affair with White, noting her mother was quite young when she met White, and the reticence of women in that era to discuss personal matters.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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         The Intelligent Investor

      New York: Harper & Row, 1959. Cloth. Very Good +/Very Good +. A solid copy of the 6th printing of this 1959 second revised edition. Tight and VG+ (light offsetting at the pastedowns and endsheets, light foxing to the preliminaries) in a crisp, price-intact ("$4.95"), VG dustjacket, with light creasing and chipping along the spine crown, very light rubbing to the front panel and very light soiling at the rear panel. Also includes a small, vintage "Harper Blue Ribbon Book" seal at the foot of the jacket's front panel. Octavo, one of the unquestioned landmarks in early investment literature.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA ]
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         Portfolio Selection. Efficient Diversification of Investments

      John Wiley & Sons, New York 1959 - x, 344 pp. Appendix, index. Grey-blue dust jacket is chipped and sunned, part, of the dj spine is gone but it is still holding together, flaps intact. A small "2015" written on the front of the DJ in ink. Book itself has blue cloth covers with gilt, they are clean just a bit of rubbing at the extremities. Interior of the book is clean and sturdy. A good copy of the book with the scarce dust jacket, which has now been covered in Mylar. The scarce and important first edition of the famous economist's work which revolutionized modern investment theory and practice. Markowitz later won the Nobel Prize in Economics for his portfolio theory. ; Monograph 16; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 344 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Porträt des Künstlers Marc Chagall s/w Original-Fotografie.

      1959 - recto u.r. eigenhändig signiert u. datiert "Marc Chagall 1959", Anonyme Fotografie des Künstlers im Garten als Kniestück im Profil. Die Fotografie entstand anlässlich eines Treffens bei Oskar Kokoschka in dessen Villa Delphin in Villeneuve (Schweiz). Das Porträt Chagalls entstand in spontaner Atmosphäre im Gespräch. - leichte Knickspuren Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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         The Haunting of Hill House

      New York: The Viking Press, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 246pp. Yellow and aqua cloth. Near Fine in Very Good+ unclipped dust jacket with very little fading to spine panel, a few tiny closed tears in top of front panle, bit of foxing to back panel, head chipped a bit, slightly worn at extremities. Previous owner's bookplate on front flyleaf, a bit of foxing to top edge. A very nice copy of the horror novel that inspired the 1963 and 1999 films titled The Haunting.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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         Tropic of Cancer

      New York: Grove Press, 1959. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First American Edition, Third Printing; in dust jacket with price of $7.50 intact. Signed on the front free end paper by Henry Miller, inscribed to Pierre. Pierre Sicari was a friend and avid collector of Henry Miller's books. In Very Good condition, in a Good+ dust jacket. Clean text. Foxing at front and rear gutters. Light edge wear to boards, and spine ends with a bump to top of spine. Spine cloth shows foxing. The dust jacket shows rubbing and edge wear with a few chips and tears. A lovely copy, signed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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         Art in Posters The Complete Original Posters of Braque * Chagall *Dufy * Leger * Matisse * Miro * Picasso

      Paris: Andre Sauret, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. yellow cloth lettered in blue. Fine in near fine dust wrapper. 247 pages. 32 x 25 cm. 102 color lithographs as only Mourlot can execute them, and each is a tribute to quality color press work. Introductory text of 16 pages. Descriptive Catalogue for each poster -- date, size, press run, etc. Mourlot discusses Picasso's love of lithographic design, his devotion to a medium new to him in 1946. According to Mourlot "Picasso exhausted the possibilities of the process; he both learned and reinvented lithography.

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         Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centenary 1859-1959.

      London: John Murray, 1959. [Family history and retrospective]. FIRST EDITION. Quarto (35 x 28cm), pp.[2] 136 [4]. Filled with reproductions of black and white photographs, letters and other clippings. In publisher's red cloth with silver titles to spine and silver family crest to upper board. Textured cream endpapers. With original cream dust-jacket with red titles.Rubbing to jacket edges with some minor closed tears. Very good indeed. On the anniversary of the centenary of his birth, Arthur Conan Doyle's son Adrian here introduces a sort of family scrapbook filled with pictures, letters and anecdotes about the early Doyles, as well as the well-loved novelist and spiritualist missionary himself. Pierre Weil-Nordon notes that at this time only himself and Doyle's biographer, John Dickson Carr, had been granted access to the extensive family archives.

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         Liewers-Post, Wien, Triesterstraße - VW Volkswagen Händler

      13 Hefte - Autohaus Alfred Liewers OHG, Wien, davon 12 Hefte Kundendienst-Anlage "Spinnerin am Kreuz". 1 Heft "Warum ist der Volkswagen so beliebt in 136 Ländern? Weil ...(Aufdruck hinten Volkswagenwerk AG Wolfsburg - Liewers Volkswagen Großhändler Wien, Stubenring + Triesterstraße. - Die Hefte umfassen den Zeitraum 1959 bis 1963. Jedes Heft mit zahlreichen Abbildungen in s/w und Farbe. Am Einband tlw etwas angestaubt, tlw auch etwas fleckig. Alles in allem aber gute Exemplare. Je Heft um die 20 Seiten. -- Außerdem beiliegend: Single-Werbeplatte aus flexiblem Material (hat man auf eine normale Schallplatte draufgelegt und konnte dann normal abgespielt werden). "Mit den besten Weihnachtswünschen - Autohaus Liewers - Weihnachtslieder-Potpourri, es spricht: Frau Mimi Liewers (Oktavia-Werbeton Offenbach). --- Stammt aus dem Vorlass eines Botschafters und Oldtimer-Sammlers. - Bankverbindungen in Österreich und Deutschland.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Birgit Gerl]
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         A Separate Peace

      London: Secker & Warburg, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First British Edition, First Printing. Near Fine, lacking the dust jacket. Top edge of page block shows moderate foxing, and the side edge of the page block shows a scrape near the top. Else fine.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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         Der Bildhauer Gustav Seitz.

      4 112 S. mit 72 s/w Tafeln. Orig.-Leinen mit Orig.-Umschlag. Erste Ausgabe.- Aus dem Besitz von Günter Busch, dem langjährigen Leiter der Kunsthalle Bremen. Beiliegend ein handschriftlicher Weihnachts- u. Neujahrsgruß (DIN A4 einseitig) von Seitz an Busch, mit einer großformatigen Tuschezeichnung illustriert, für das Jahr 1959. Ferner zwei drei- bzw. vierseitige handschriftliche Briefe an Busch - einer davon mit einer kleinen Zeichnung versehen - datiert Berlin 14. Dez. 56 und 7.3.57, zwei Bildpostkarten aus Paris (27.10.1957), eine Bildpostkarte vom 20.9.66, in der Seitz Busch zur Eröffnung seiner Ausstellung in Hamburg einlädt sowie drei weitere kurze Schreiben an Busch, undatiert.

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         January 1959 - snowfall - mostly in our backyard, the house and the garage

      Chicago: Joseph D. Jachna, 1959. Beginnings of a tear at one of the tape bound accordion folds, otherwise near fine with light overall wear befitting a working object.. Unique handmade artists' book. Square quarto. Twenty gelatin silver photographs, 4 1/4 x 6 1/8 inches, each mounted to stiff card and bound by hand in an accordion fold book. SIGNED, titled and dated in pencil to the cover, with the note: "35 mm negs filed as 10059" on the rear board. As the title suggests, the images depict quotidian objects - car, chair, sill, stairs, etc. - after snowfall. Joseph Jachna was a noted Chicago-based experimental photographer and studied under under Harry Callahan, Aaron Siskind and Frederick Sommer at the Institute of Design. After Callahan's departure from the school, Jachna taught alongside Siskind from 1961-1969.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc. ]
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         Praha Panoramaticka

      Prague: Statni Nakladatelstvi Krasne Literatury, Hudby a Umeni, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Oblong quarto. Text in Czech. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Slight toning with age to pages., bumped head. Fragile jacket has some creases and tears but not much loss. Uncommon in jacket. A tribute by "The Poet of Prague" to his home in beautiful black and white panoramic photos.

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         Three Novels: Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnambable

      Calder 1959 - The first English edition of Beckett's landmark trilogy. Some minor damage to jacket, visible in photos. Signed on flyleaf by Beckett's editor at Calder, Charles Monteith. A scarce volume and a fine associate copy. A worthy addition to any Beckett collection. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Endgame Books]
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         Getypte brief aan 'Lieve Jongens [= Jan Wolkers en Annemarie Nauta]'.

      - 27,4 x 20,9 cm. Op briefpapier van 'Tirade'. Eén blad. Recto en verso. Gesigneerd 'Gerard' en gedateerd 'Amsterdam, 22 oktober 1959'. 71 regels tekst. Met een originele envelop [poststempel: '15 VII 1959' - zie de noot].l Fabuleus verslag van een mislukte ontmoeting, naar aanleiding van het lenen van een leunstoel. 'Ik moest toch in de buurt zijn en ben met mijn zieke lichaam helemaal door de stad gelopen met de stoel maar later dacht ik dat jullie vast kwaad moeten zijn geweest want vermoedelijk zijn jullie door mijn bonzen gestoord in de geslachtsdaad, dat moet haast wel, want het was er volstrekt het weer voor'. Vervolgens uitgebreid over eerder die middag aangeschafte onderdelen ('1 verloopstukje, 1 T-stukje, 1 slangkop, 1 3/8 nippel, 1 kraanplaat') voor een aan te leggen waterleiding. Toen om half vier 's middags bleek dat Wolkers niet thuis was, heeft Reve de stoel afgegeven aan de voordeur van een winkel, 'uit vrees dat hij door de vuilnisman plotseling meegenomen zou worden'.Tevens over de schoonheid van Maria: 'Er ontbreekt wel iets, maar ze is verblindend mooi. Waarschijnlijk is ze te efficiënt en te beheerst, en maakt ze een evenwichtige indruk terwijl het een ziedende pot waanzin is [.] Annemarie is veel meer een echte vrouw en heeft veel meer charme - het is net wat je hebben wilt'. Voorts uitvoerig over een bezoek aan Elseviers Weekblad: 'Men liet mij kennis maken met Bantzinger, ook zijn gepoetste en gelikte joker [.] Ik legde uit, althans probeerde aan de half kale Mr. J.H.M.G. Barkey Wolf uit te leggen, dat de dood eigenlijk het enige belangrijke onderwerp in de literatuur is [.] de bereisde Bantzinger begon toen over stierengevechten, die ik zei misselijk te vinden, omdat de uitslag vast stond. Eerlijke vrijwillige tweegevechten tussen mensen zou ik appreciëren, vooral als het beide mooie jongens waren en ik de overwinnaar ten geschenke zou krijgen. (Deze laatste beide voorwaarden verzweeg ik.)' Laatste zin: 'Nu ga ik de brief posten. Ik ben uw broeder in Jezus Christus onzen Verlosser en Zaligmaker'.Vier dagen na deze mislukte ontmoeting troffen de jonge schrijvers elkaar alsnog: op de vierendertigste verjaardag van Wolkers, waarbij de stoel van Reve ongetwijfeld van pas kwam. Gerard Reve en Jan Wolkers leerden elkaar kennen toen Wolkers in februari 1959 het verhaal 'Het Tillenbeest' instuurde voor Tirade. Het eerste schriftelijke contact dateert van 6 juni 1959. Deze geheel ongepubliceerde brief - de vierde of vijfde die Reve aan Wolkers zond - wordt bewaard in de envelop van de tweede brief, gedateerd 15 juli 1959. Zie voor achtergronden: 'Het was een heel knappe jongen, dat moet je niet vergeten. Interview met Jan Wolkers door Diederik van Vleuten'. Pagina 9-21 in: Het volle leven. Herinneringen aan Gerard Reve (Amsterdam 2006).

      [Bookseller: Fokas Holthuis]
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         Look After Lulu

      London: Heinemann,, 1959. Octavo. Original blue boards, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. Text block faintly toned. An excellent copy in a slightly rubbed jacket with lightly nicked and chipped extremities. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by Coward to Vivien Leigh on the front free endpaper, "Kindly see dedication and oblige", and further inscribed by him on the dedication page, "So there!" Loosely inserted is a Christmas card depicting Coward, signed and inscribed by him. Coward's French farce, based on Occupe-toi d'Amélie by Georges Feydeau, premiered in 1959 on Broadway and opened in the West End later the same year, on 29 July 1959, at the Royal Court Theatre, in a Tony Richardson production starring Vivien Leigh.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      UK: Jonathan Cape, 1959. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Goldfinger by Ian Fleming First Edition Published by Jonathan Cape 1959. No inscriptions, unblemished throughout. A fine copy in like dust jacket, not price clipped and with no toning to spine.

      [Bookseller: Brought to Book Ltd]
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