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        Dwarf Long-Nose

      New York: Random House, 1960. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. SIGNED BY MAURICE SENDAK on the title page. A lovely copy to boot of the 1960 1st thus (Hanrahan A38). Clean and Near Fine in a bright, price-intact, Near Fine dustjacket. Octavo, beautifully illustrated thruout by Sendak. Translated from the original German by Doris Orgel. Signed by Illustrator.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        THIS IS MY GOD[AUTHOR INSCRIBED]

      Jonathan Cape Ltd, London 1960 - 1st UK edition. Original boards with dust jacket, 8vo, 356 pages. First UK Printing of the acclaimed author's enlightening account of the Jewish people and their faith, as well as his own highly personal statement of his own solid faith and unwavering commitment to Judaism, written from a modern orthodox perspective. As entertaining as any of his novels, the work holds great appeal for Jews and non-Jews alike. Seventeen word signed and dated (May 5 1962) gift inscription by Wouk in English and Hebrew in blue fountain pen, inscribed to a member of a prominent Sephardic family. Included typed tipped-in correction to page 7, almost certainly included by Wouk as part of this gift. Bit of foxing, otherwise Very Good in Very Good+ Jacket by Robert Galster fresh and unsunned (and not price clipped) (kh-3-17) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books, LLC]
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        Full length portrait of the composer in his later years, seated at a lectern, shirtcollar open, jacket on the chair behind him, signed by him across the white shirt

      NP, 1960. 9 x 7 1/8 inches. Black and white photograph, a publicity still, bears no attribution on the verso. Stravinsky is generally acknowledged as one of the most important and influential composers of the 20th century. Among his works are the ballets The Firebird (1910) and The Rite of Spring (1915), and the opera The Rake's Progress (1951) with libretto by W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman. Very good. (#5145).

      [Bookseller: Bartlebys Books]
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        Facsimile Wisden Set - Billings (1st Reprint) - 1864 to 1878

      Hi, This lot is a Billings box set, the first ever box set of facsimiles that were prodused in 1960. They resemble the original paperbacks (as did LandB but unlike the 3rd Wisden set in 1991 that are like rebinds), It comes in their original box. The box is worn but the books are nice, some wear but a decent set of facsimiles. 100 sets were produced with 50 individuals so 150 of each book were made.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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        A Camping Party in California 1887

      N.p.: Privately Printed for family members, 1960. 1st. Leather bound. First Edition Thus. 4to. v, 9 leaves, printed rectos only; 10 leaves with 16 black & white photographic prints of the originals taken by James de Fremery documenting the camping trip; under each photograph is the original caption translated from Dutch to English. With a five page foreword by Elizabeth Wheeler Head (Charles Wheeler's daughter) dated 1960 providing background information on the two couples and changes to the Bay Area from the time of the camping trip. Bound in tan leather with brown stamping and lettering. Some rubbing to covers; previous owner name; else a near fine copy of a transcript of a 19th century camping trip taken in the Bay Area; no other copies located, rare thus. A charming transcript of "A Camping Trip to California" undertaken by four friends -- Charles Wheeler and his soon to be bride Lily Marsh, and James de Fremery (driver and photographer of the expedition) and his wife Wilhelmina Suermondt de Fremery over two weeks in the summer of 1887. Beginning in Redwood City, the travellers made their way with wagon and mules southwards to Searsville (now Woodside) on the Old La Honda Road, San Gregorio, Pescadero and reaching as far south as Santa Cruz. The author provides almost daily desciptions of their adventures, camping sites, fishing, hiking and much more. This is a bound typescript of the account originally written by Wilhelmina de Fremery to share her adventure with her family in Holland. It was originally written in Dutch and later translated into English by her brother, Henri M. Suermondr "...to enable the American-born children to read it with understanding, but no pictures were included in that version." His text was used in this verbatim copy with the addition of reproductions of the original photographs.

      [Bookseller: Carpe Diem Fine Books]
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        HAITIAN ARTIST THONY - ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING Lovely Haiti Village Scene

      Self, Haiti 1960 - ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR by the HAITIAN ARTIST THONY - A Listed HAITIAN Artist. Watercolor, 12 3/4" x 10 1/8". The front, painted image, is bright, clean and beautiful, with a 1/2" closed tear on the left edge, a very small chip on the left edge, and a small crease / wear to the bottom right corner. On the blank backside there are lots of old tape remnants, as well as some smudges and spots. A LOVELY WATERCOLOR of strikingly beautiful village scene. Undated, probably circa 1960. SIGNED by THONY at the bottom portion of the watercolor. The BLACKS are VERY DEEP, the sky is dark and beautiful, truly a great example of the ART of THONY. This early watercolor painting by THONY captures a vibrant image of life in Haiti. Truly a wonderfully painted folk image, look closely. Larger and more complex and vibrant than most THONY watercolors. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Blank Verso Books]
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        Night

      MacGibbon & Kee, London 1960 - Terra cotta boards titled in black. First British edition. Slight foxing to text block edges and endpages, slight toning to pages else a square tight unmarked sharp-cornered copy. The DJ in protective cover has slight soil, flap price of 12s 6d net intact. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: curtis paul books, inc.]
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        The Ferguson Affair

      Knopf 1960 - Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1960. First Edition of this highly-regarded mystery by Ross Macdonald, author of the Lew Archer series and considered by critics as one of the 'holy trinity of American crime writers' with Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler. 8vo. 283 pp. First edition stated on the copyright page and original price of $3.50 still on front flap. A near fine copy in 1/4 red cloth over blue paper covered boards, red topstain, gilt titles to the spine in a bright, fresh near fine pictorial dustwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        The Best Man: A Play In Three Acts (Original Text, By Gore Vidal Only)

      New York: Roger L. Stevens Circa 1959 Or 1960, 1960. Soft cover. Near Fine. Studio Copy Of The Original Script For The Three Act Version By Gore Vidal, With No Other Authors Credited. Black Wraparound Card Covers Lettered In Silver, "Hart Stenographic Bureau" Name/Address/Phone At Top, Title At Center.Title Page With Wm. Morris Agency Sticker And Roger L Stevens Name And Address At Bottom (No Copyright Notice Or Date But Probably Circa 1959/1960). Cast Of Characters Page, Act One Scene Page, 36 Pp,26 Pp, 23 Pp (Each Act Numbered Separately By Act, Scene And Page). Inked Number "44" At Top Of Title Page Which Apparently Is The Tracking Number For A Limited Distribution. Our Researches Indicate Only One Institutional Holding, In Arizona.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        Architectural Designs for All Souls College, Oxford with an Explanation of Designs for All Souls College, Oxford.

      Portfolio case in navy blue cloth over stiff boards (530x800mm) containing 6 plates (505x755mm) being prints of Hawksmoor's designs for All Soul's College, Oxford. Title printed on grey card with navy blue lettering and decorative border and pasted onto the upper cover of the portfolio. A blue ribbon ties the upper and lower boards together. The prints, which are in excellent condition show: 1. General Plan (undated, engraved by M. Van der Gucht); 2. Elevation of the East Range (1717, engraved by C. DuBosc); 3. Chapel and Refectory, plan and elevation (1717, engraved by H. Hulsbergh); 4. Portico from Great Gate to Hall and Chapel, plan and elevation (1721); 5. Elevation of South Front (1721); 6. Cloister in North Court, plan and elevation (1721, engraved by M. van der Gucht). Issued with the portfolio is a booklet, "Explanation of Designs for All Souls College, Oxford by Nicholas Hawksmoor" in grey card cover with title printed in red with printed decorative border, 248x155mm, pp.8. The booklet which is sewn at the spine, is in fine condition. The blue portfolio case is in good condition but with bumping resulting in creases to the top left and bottom right. There is rubbing to the foot of the spine resulting in a slight tear. There is some weakness to the top flap attached to the lower board but the portfolio is complete and strong. In addition, and not issued with the portfolio, we are offering a poster from an Arts Council Exhibition thought to be in 1962 (although it does not say so on the poster) devoted to Hawksmoor. This was a show of models, drawings and photographs organised in conjunction with the Hawksmoor Committee's campaign for preserving Christ Church Spitalfields and St Anne's Limehouse. The poster, on brown paper, shows a stylised photographic image of the spire of Christ Church, Spitalfields. There is crease across the top of the poster, some small tears to the edges and drawing pin marks at the corners but all these would be hidden in mounting and framing. It is a rather lovely early 1960s period piece.

      [Bookseller: Simon Finch Rare Books]
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        Japanese Prints - inscribed by Peter Yarrow of (co-author of Puff, The Magic Dragon) to actor Theodore Bikel

      Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1960. Used; Like New/Used; Like New. (Folio) original half-linen and boards, pictorial dust jacket. Third Printing.Association copy, with a warm 1963 inscription from Peter, Paul and Mary's Peter Yarrow to actor Theodore Bikel. The inscription reads: "May, '63 For Theo, In remembrance of 'Theo Bikel - he comes to Cornell - come & see Theo Bikel - ' and on your birthday Warmest regards, (signed) Peter Yarrow". Peter was a 1959 graduate of Cornell University. Bikel's bookplate on the front pastedown. Jacket price clipped, some light edge wear; volume fine.

      [Bookseller: Schubertiade Music & Arts ]
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        Moments Preserved. Eight Essays in Photographs and Words. With an introduction by Alexander Liberman

      NY, Simon & Schuster [1960]. Hard Cover. 183 p., 300 illus. (38 color), portraits (some color); 34 cm. "Rosemary Blackmon collaborated in the writing of the captions and the text." Eight Sections: The Flavor of France, Picasso's Barcelona, Italian Gallery, Moroccan Visit, Faces of England, Christmas in Cuzco, New York Scrapbook, and The Small Trades. All of the photographs in the book were taken for Vogue. Fine in a very good jacket; color pictorial slipcase very good. Stock#OB743 oversize.

      [Bookseller: The Owl at the Bridge]
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        Chagall Lithograph (1922-1985). [Deutsche Ausgabe]. 6 Bände.

      Monte Carlo, Andre Sauret, 1960-1986. 4°. Mit zahlr. tlw. ganzs. bzw. farb. Abbildungen sowie 28 (dav. 21 farb.; inkl. 4 OUmschlägen) Orig.-Lithographien von Marc Chagall. Zus. ca. 1250 S., OLwd.-Bde. m. illustr. OUmschlägen u. transparenten OUmschlägen. Erste dt. Ausgabe. - Das maßgebliche Werkverzeichnis der Lithographien von Marc Chagall, einheitlich in deutscher Ausgabe. - Umschläge vereinzelt m. kl. Randläsuren bzw. -einrissen (ein Umschlag m. Fehlstellen an den Kapitalen). - Insgesamt gutes u. vollständiges Exemplar. - Mourlot 281-292, 391-402, 577-578, 729-730; Monod 2502-2507; Cramer 44, 56, 77, 94; Freitag 1561; vgl. Arntz I, 27. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Chagall, Mourlot, Chagall Lithograph (1922-1985), Werkverzeichnisse, Werkverzeichnis

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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        Lithographe

      Andre Sauret 1960 - CHAGALL, MARC. Lithographe, Monte Carlo: Andre Sauret, 1960. Quarto, first edition, pp. 220, beige cloth boards with black lettering on spine and front, with 12 lithographs pulled at the Mourlot Freres studio, including the dust jacket, original plastic overwrap, text in French. Released as a one-off, this turned out to be Vol. 1 of a 6-volume Chagall lithograph catalog. It remains the most desirable of the 6, and is commonly plundered for its prints. With text by Julien Cain and Chagall. Condition of this book: Boards and jacket edge-worn, internal prints fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chagall: Lithographe

      Andre Sauret, Paris 1960 - 1960, First Edition. Includes 12 color lithographs by Chagall: 11 are full page lithos that are bound-in to the book and the 12th is the entire dust jacket. Hardcover. French text. 220 pp. Near Fine in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Light finger soil and smudging to the boards and pastedowns; the contents and lithos are in fine condition, unmarked and clean. The jacket with light wear along the top edge including a single 1-inch snag and shallow chipping to the spine ends and corners; small snag along the bottom edge has been neatly mended with tape on the blank side; brilliant, bold colors. 191 illustrations (most in color), including 11 full page lithos and the lithographed dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        Rahab und die Kundschafter in Jericho.

      Farblithographie "Illustrationen für die Bibel" 1960 - 35,5 x 26,3 cm Lithograph II; Mourlot 244 ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

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        Critique de la raison dialectique, (Critique of Dialectical Reason)

      Librairie Gallimard, Paris 1960 - SARTRE, Jean Paul. Critique de la raison dialectique, (Critique of Dialectical Reason). Librairie Gallimard, Paris 1960 - Half-title + TP + Dedication page + [9]-755 + [727] = Table des Matieres + 1 leaf, Octavo. First Edition.Along with Being and Nothingness (1943) and Existentialism is a Humanism (1946), this is the third of Sartre’s three major philosophical works by the Nobel laureate and dominant intellectual force in the cultural life of mid-century France. A rare, unopened first printing (#55 of 85 printed on special vellum) in beautiful condition. The Critique of Dialectical Reason continued the Existential Marxism Sartre had begun, after much influence from Merleau-Ponty, in a 1957 essay, "Search for Method." Scholars dispute whether Critique is a continuation of or a departure from the existentialism Sartre offers in Being and Nothingness. Regardless, both of these major works by Sartre are necessary for a full understanding of his philosophy.CONDITION: Original paper covers. Unopened. One of 85 (#55) on special vellum paper. A near fine copy of a delicate and fragile work. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Eternal Return Antiquarian Bookshop]
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        Small Archive on Ex-Pat Marvin Farkas and Farkas Film Studios.

      N.p. [ca. 1960], Hong Kong - Almost undoubtedly, this small archive belonged to Marvin Farkas. It is solely concerned with his business, Farkas Film company of Hong Kong. Contemporary black leatherette binder bearing numerous letters from various companies worldwide that used his services, original contact prints of actors he employed, newspaper clippings, some original photographs of Marvin Farkas, numerous copies of his original advertising broadside for Farkas Film Company (with offices in Hong Kong, Hollywood, New York and Chicago), a multi-paged "Rental and Estimate Price List" for Farkas Film Company. Front cover detached but very good.This seems to be a testimonial binder attesting to the fine work accomplished by the Farkas Film Company. Marvin Farkas was involved with all aspects of film; full-length movies, documentaries, occupational films, equipment rental, etc. The many letters (many original, some copies) thanking him for his services are from such entities as 20th Century Films, The Barbara Stanwyck Theater, Pacific Films, Pan American World Airways, The Rank Organization, National Broadcasting Company (2, both signed by David Brinkley), Station WHDH, three signed notes from Ed Sullivan on his letterhead, Marathon TV Newsreel, National Film Board of Canada, Movietone News, UNICEF, and others. He also made a number of films for commercial release and is credited for making the first American film to be produced and shot entirely in Singapore; Wit's End (1971), directed by Joel Reed. Marvin also worked on many of the major Asia films of the day, including The World of Suzie Wong, and worked with stars ranging from Orson Wells to Clark Cable.Marvin Farkas was raised in New York. After serving with the US Navy in the Far East from 1946 to 1954, Farkas decided to make his home in Hong Kong. Arriving in Hong Kong in 1954 on the cargo ship Eastern Saga, former Broadway star Marvin took up lodgings at the Foreign Correspondent Club (FCC) as he started out building a career with only $200 and the camera which he had taken from his father New York studio. Beginning as a copy editor on Hong Kong paper the Tiger Standard, Marvin soon established himself as a budding news photographer, covering local events from the fatal Cathay Pacific crash of 1954, to the infamous Peak Tram Murder of 1955, in which Marvin nearly had a starring role. Within weeks of arriving in Hong Kong, Marvin had started the Farkas Film Company, which provided footage for the international news networks and took Marvin all around the region. His first wife Mary-Jo Kay is of Korean descent, though she was born and brought up in Shanghai. She attended the Loretto convent school and ran away from the Communists - with teachers (priests and nuns) from her school - to Portugese Macao. There she studied at the Santa Rosa Lima convent and later went to Hong Kong to work. When Marvin met her she was working as a stewardess for BOAC. As a news correspondent/cameraman Marvin covered wars in Vietnam and Cambodia; the Indo/Pakistani conflict; student uprisings in Japan and Korea; earthquakes in Bali; floods in Pakistan and was on hand for important political transitions across Asia. Late in life he published an autobiography called Eastern Saga. In 2012 Farkas published his memoirs under the title "An Eastern Saga: A Film Man's Memoir of a Lost Asia". He has also written eight novels.

      [Bookseller: Nat DesMarais Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Bone Thoughts

      New Haven: Yale University Press. 1960. First. First edition, hardcover issue. Introduction by Dudley Fitts. Fine in a rubbed, very good dustwrapper with a short tear. Inscribed by the author to Philip Roth and his first wife, Margaret Martinson: "To Phil and Maggie who said just the best thing about it. George." Laid in is a holiday card, handmade by Starbuck to the Roths, with a sonnet in the shape of a Christmas tree typed into it, with a personal note about his impending divorce, his plans for teaching, and his remark "Great about the novel," presumably referring to Roth's first novel, Goodbye Columbus winning the National Book Award. With original envelope dated December, 1960. Starbuck's first book, and the 56th selection in The Yale Younger Poets Series. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Critique de la raison dialectique, (Critique of Dialectical Reason)

      Paris: Librairie Gallimard, 1960. First edition. Near Fine. SARTRE, Jean Paul. Critique de la raison dialectique, (Critique of Dialectical Reason). Librairie Gallimard, Paris 1960 - Half-title + TP + Dedication page + [9]-755 + [727] = Table des Matieres + 1 leaf, Octavo. First Edition. Along with Being and Nothingness (1943) and Existentialism is a Humanism (1946), this is the third of SartreÂ’s three major philosophical works by the Nobel laureate and dominant intellectual force in the cultural life of mid-century France. A rare, unopened first printing (#55 of 85 printed on special vellum) in beautiful condition. The Critique of Dialectical Reason continued the Existential Marxism Sartre had begun, after much influence from Merleau-Ponty, in a 1957 essay, “Search for Method.” Scholars dispute whether Critique is a continuation of or a departure from the existentialism Sartre offers in Being and Nothingness. Regardless, both of these major works by Sartre are necessary for a full understanding of his philosophy. CONDITION: Original paper covers. Unopened. One of 85 (#55) on special vellum paper. A near fine copy of a delicate and fragile work. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

      [Bookseller: Eternal Return Antiquarian Bookshop]
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        TWICE LOST

      W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. [1960]., New York - Octavo, boards. First U.S. edition. "London, a mysterious country house, two disappearances by the same girl . it's a delicate and dazzling job" - Boston Globe. "A brilliant gothic tale, complex and believable" - Indianapolis Star. "Murder, kidnapping, loneliness, fright, anxiety and guilt . The years pass. Characters come and go. Thomas dies. Christine moves to London. Keith is forced to go on living in Carlotta House. But always the shadow of Vivian Lambert hangs over the scene. It is Inevitable that she should reappear -- and she does . A chilling novel" - New York Herald Tribune. "Disturbing, compelling, brilliantly right" - New York Times. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with some shelf wear at edges. (#149428) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1960. First edition, fourth impression, as stated on the copyright page. Octavo, 296 pages. The book is tight and sound and has the following faults and characteristics: The endpapers, half-title and edges show some foxing and browning. The book is bound in half brown paper with a mint-green cloth spine, with the spine titling in brown. The tips of the spine, where not protected by the dustjacket, are very lightly faded. The dustjacket shows considerable rubbing, a short tear and a line of waterstaining at the top of the rear panel, as well as small chips and wear at the spine ends. At the time of the fourth printing, the Pulitzer prize sticker on later impressions had not yet been applied. The original price of $3.95 is present, as is the "fourth printing" notation next to it. Finally, the reverse of the dustjacket shows considerable browning, particularly at the folds. See the additional photographs, which are of this book.

      [Bookseller: Barbara Farnsworth, Bookseller]
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        To Kill a Mockingbird

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1960 Later printing in a seventh printing dust jacket. Publisher's teal boards and pale green cloth, lettered in teal; pictorial black and maroon dust jacket, with a tree illustration to the front panel, lettered in green, black and white. Near fine, with some faint toning to the spine, a hint of wear to the extremities, else bright and fresh; price-clipped dust jacket, with a touch of light rubbing to the extremities, a few minor nicks to the spine ends, bright spine, clean panels. A lovely copy. To Kill a Mockingbird is a classic Southern Gothic novel that tells the story of protagonist Scout Finch, who is coming of age in the fictional town of Maycomb, Alabama, during the Great Depression. Along with her brother Jem, Scout watches as her father Atticus defends an African-American man who has been falsely accused of raping a white woman during the height of Jim Crow Era racial inequality. Despite its controversial and emotional themes, To Kill a Mockingbird is beloved as a warm and entertaining bildungsroman; Harper Lee loosely based the plot on an event she witnessed as a child in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama and many of the characters were inspired by her friends, family and neighbors, infusing the novel with the author's sentimental memories of her childhood in the American South. To Kill a Mockingbird was adapted into a film of the same name in 1962 starring Gregory Peck and Mary Badham.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        Memorias De La Sierra Maestra (Signed)

      Editorial Tierra Nueva, Habana 1960 - 32mo, green and red pictorial wraps with a silhouette of a palm tree. 172 pp. Signed by the author on the title page: "Saludos de JosàPardo Llada". Patronato del Libro Popular. Primera Serie, Volumen I. An eyewitness account of the guerrilla war waged in the Sierra Maestra with the revolutionary forces before the taking of Havana. Pardo Llada was a radio announcer -- at one time the most popular announcer in Cuba -- in the 1940s who was critical of Grau's government. In 1950, he was elected to the House of Representatives and over the next several years formed a deep personal friendship with Fidel Castro, who would visit his home nearly daily (and once drove Pardo Llada's wife to the hospital to deliver a child). When Batista took power in 1952, Pardo Llada was suspended from broadcasting 42 times and was imprisoned on a number of occasions. In 1958, he joined the revolutionary forces in Sierra Maestra and fought alongside Castro, Che Guevara, Camillo Cienfuegos and others. However Pardo Llada quickly went from ardent supporter (he waived his copyright and donated all proceeds from the publication of this book to the agrarian reform efforts) to a disillusioned exile: in 1961 he grew disappointed with the communist leanings of the government and defected to Columbia while Castro denounced him as a traitor, declaring in a speech that he was the sort of man who couldn't see past the end of his nose and would be mistaken his entire life until he eventually committed suicide via sleeping pills. Pardo Llada died in 2009 at the age of 86 (of natural causes). Front wrap nearly completely detached, previous owner's signatures on front wrap and ffep, wraps heavily soiled and foxed, also heavy foxing to endpapers and final pages of text. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: The Libriquarian, IOBA]
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        LON CHANEY IN PERSON MASTER MONSTER POSTER (ca. 1960)

      Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine 1960 - Vintage original 14 x 22" (35 x 56 cm.) window card poster, USA. Lon Chaney, Jr. -- son of the famous silent "Man of a Thousand Faces" -- inherited from his father a love for character acting (particularly in the realm of horror characters) as well as a great knowledge of make-up technique. Though his father did not encourage him to go into the business -- and, indeed, he first pursued careers in other fields -- show biz was in his blood. His most famous role was as simple-minded Lennie, the John Steinbeck character in OF MICE AND MEN (1939), but he is also the only actor ever to play four of the most popular classic movie monsters -- the Wolf Man in THE WOLF MAN (1941); Kharis the mummy in THE MUMMY'S TOMB (1942); the Frankenstein monster in GHOST OF FRANKENSTEIN (1942); and Count Alucard (Dracula's son) in SON OF DRACULA (1943). After years of supporting roles, Universal promoted him to lead status in the early-1940s, trading on his famous name to use in their highly-profitable monster series. The fame from this afforded him a career throughout the 50s and 60s in Westerns and lower budget horror films. His backlog of films was released to television in 1958, and from there he had a consistent career in television through 1969, though hampered by alcoholism. "Famous Monsters of Filmland" magazine often focused on him, and because of this he was called upon to do personal appearances to talk about his film work. This window card is from one of those appearances. The later images on this poster appear to be from the late-1950s, such as his character of Chingachgook in the TV series HAWKEYE AND THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS, so this piece is likely vintage 1960. There is slight handling wear at upper corners to an otherwise unused, perfect poster, FINE.

      [Bookseller: Walter Reuben, Inc.]
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        Rote und gelbe Blüten.

      Gouache auf Japanpapier er Jahre 1960 - 28,5 x 29,5 cm ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

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        Rabbit Tetralogy

      1960. First Edition . Signed. UPDIKE, John. Rabbit, Run. WITH: Rabbit Redux. WITH: Rabbit is Rich. WITH: Rabbit at Rest. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960-1990. Four volumes. Octavo, original cloth, original dust jackets. $4800.First trade editions of all four novels in Updike's critically acclaimed series, each volume inscribed by Updike and one volume additionally signed by him.John Updike's Rabbit tetraology of four novels chronicles the life of ex-basketball player Rabbit Angstrom—a choice that ""was inspired, one of those happy, instinctive accidents that so often shape a literary career"" (Books of the Century, 450). The Washington Post hailed this first in the series as ""brilliant and poignant."" Updike's hero ""is compelled by sex, for him a transcendence of death as well as the only real satisfaction provided by a banal existence"" (Vinson, 1399). Updike's much anticipated sequel Rabbit Redux was additionally hailed as ""a superb performance, all grace and dazzleÂ… a brilliant portrait of middle America"" (Life), and ""a great achievement, by far the most audacious and successful book Updike has written"" (New York Times Book Review). Writer John Cheever affirmed subsequent praise of Updike's Rabbit is Rich, third in the series, calling it ""superb—the most important American novel I've read in years."" The fourth and final novel Rabbit at Rest won Updike the 1991 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and was again seen as ""a rich and rewarding novelÂ… Updike is working at the full height of his powers"" (New York Times). First edition of Rabbit, Run, with first trade editions of Rabbit Redux, Rabbit is Rich and Rabbit at Rest—each preceded by a signed limited edition issued the same year. Rabbit, Run is inscribed, ""for Pat Magarick, Best wishes, John Updike."" Rabbit Redux is inscribed, ""for Linda Davis, Best wishes, John Updike"" and is additionally signed by Updike upside-down on the rear free endpaper. Rabbit Is Rich is inscribed on the title page, ""for Steve Adorno, Best wishes, John Updike."" Rabbit at Rest is inscribed, ""for Millie & Julius, Best wishes, John Updike.""Interiors fine. Bindings generally fine, with just a bit of light wear to the extremities of Rabbit, Run. Dust jackets bright and fine with some wear to extremities and a half-inch closed tear to the rear panel of Rabbit, Run; Rabbit Redux dust jacket price clipped. A nearly fine set, scarce with all volumes inscribed.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        The Strategy of Conflict.

      Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1960. First edition of this work that pioneered the study of bargaining and strategic behavior. Octavo, original yellow cloth. Inscribed by Thomas Schelling on the title page. Near fine in a very good dust jacket that has some chipping and wear to the extremities. Rare in the original dust jacket and inscribed. "Against the backdrop of the nuclear arms race in the late 1950s, Thomas Schelling's book The Strategy of Conflict set forth his vision of game theory as a unifying framework for the social sciences. Schelling showed that a party can strengthen its position by overtly worsening its own options, that the capability to retaliate can be more useful than the ability to resist an attack, and that uncertain retaliation is more credible and more efficient than certain retaliation. These insights have proven to be of great relevance for conflict resolution and efforts to avoid war. Schelling's work prompted new developments in game theory and accelerated its use and application throughout the social sciences. Notably, his analysis of strategic commitments has explained a wide range of phenomena, from the competitive strategies of firms to the delegation of political decision power" (The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences). Chosen as one of the hundred books most influential since the War by the Times Literary Supplement. In 2005, Schelling shared the Nobel Prize in Economics for "having enhanced our understanding of conflict and cooperation through game-theory analysis."

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        Welcome Home!

      Harper & Brothers 1960 - A very good first edition in a very good price clipped dust jacket, SIGNED by Ludwig Bemelmans on the half title page. Previous owner's inscription on front free endpaper, wear on edges of book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Fine photo with signature and date (Maria, 1923-1977, American-born Greek Soprano and one of the most renowned opera singers of the twentieth century)

      1960 - showing her as 'Medea' in Cherubini's Opera, she is shown full length in profile on stage, wearing a long black cloak with the signature and date mounted underneath, overal1 13" x 8" in mount 18" x 12", 1960, together with a page from the Illustrated London News of 13th June 1959 reporting on the Opera with a photo of her in the same costume but turning her face to the camera and a poster for a Gala Performance Concert of Medea at the Royal Festival Hall in her memory with the lead role sung by Grace Bumbry, 22" x 16", and another photo showing her in costume, 9" x 6", no place,

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Meeting of Ruth and Boaz

      Paris: Verve, 1960. Color lithograph. From Drawings for the Bible. Unframed. Also available framed. (02-0735). Mourlot, 247. M. 270 verso.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        The Exterminator

      San Francisco, CA: The Auerhahn Press, 1960. First Edition. Softcover. Very Fine. "William Burroughs...in this his latest work has thrown away all traces of a polite regard for the sacred cows of narrative fiction...Pieces of his earlier writing, magazine and newspaper articles, headlines and catch-phrases of the day are cut up, scrambled and thrown at the reader, or rather, sprayed at him in the same way a machinegun sprays its target. Almost nothing remains in a narrative context; everything is atomized and forced to exist in an agonized truce...Brion Gysin contributed the poems and calligraphs which finally "rub out the word"." (from back cover) A first edition/ first printing of the early collaboration between William S. Burroughs, foremost Beat-&-Beyond literary innovator; & artist-writer Brion Gysin, a key associate who first inspired WSB with the cut-up method. As noted in colophon, this exquisitely crafted production "...was designed and printed by Dave L. Haselwood and James F. McIlroy at the Auerhahn Press, 1334 Franklin, San Francisco, California." One of approximately 1000 copies per Maynard & Miles (A4a, pgs. 21-22). This copy is inscribed & signed by WSB on the title page: "For Don Kaufmann/ (signed) William Burroughs." Donald L. Kaufmann (1927-2015) was an acclaimed, long-time professor of English at the University of Southern Florida & a devoted collector, particularly of Norman Mailer, about whom he wrote several noted studies. A top-tier, canonical WSB-Gysin rarity, with significant association & provenance. In exceptionally very fine condition with only mildest level of rubbing & scratching at front, back covers & spine; tiniest bumps at corners & edges of same; very small area of smudging at & near lower right edge of front cover; slightest vertical bend outward toward front cover at & near spine. Interior very fine with only miniscule bump-bends at corners of page leaves; otherwise substantially mint as issued. Inscribed & Signed by William S. Burroughs to Donald L. Kaufmann.

      [Bookseller: Third Mind Books]
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        SHOOT THE PIANO PLAYER [TIREZ SUR LE PIANISTE] (1960)

      Cocinor 1960 - Vintage original 63 x 47" (160 x 120 cm.) poster, France. Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Albert Remy, dir: François Truffaut; Cocinor. Famous design by Jonineau Bourduge for this classic French New Wave film -- Truffaut's second feature, adapted from David Goodis' crime novel Down Here. Folded, with minor fold wear in a few places (mended with archival paper), colors are bright, one small notation in pencil on back does not affect poster, generally NEAR FINE.

      [Bookseller: Walter Reuben, Inc.]
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        Bedtime for Frances [Inscribed]

      New York Harper & Brothers 1960 Illustrated by Garth Williams (best known for Charlotte's Web) and inscribed by the author, perhaps to the child who inspired the book. First Printing of the first title in Hoban's famed Frances series of six children's books, named by the American Library Association as a Notable Children's Book ("the best of the best") for 1960. Tall, wide 8vo: 16 leaves, including illustrated title page and 18 further illustrations, many full-page. Publisher's black cloth spine, illustrated paper-covered boards, first state dust jacket priced $2.50. Inscribed, signed, and dated by Hoban on front fly leaf: For / Young Fawcett [Frances?] - / An invaluable guide / and pocket companion / containing / complete instructions / for / getting young ladies / into bed / - from / a man of experience // Russ Hoban // 5/22/60. About Fine (several small, shallow nicks to front cover's leading edge, light soiling to back cover), Near Fine, very lightly restored jacket, involving neither lettering nor design (spine panel mildly age-toned, light overall dust soiling, several small closed tears, trivial chip

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        Le matin des magiciens

      Gallimard 1960 - - Gallimard, Paris 1960, 15x21cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 36 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé de Louis Pauwels. Dos légèrement insolé. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of the 36 copys numbered on pure vellum wire only leading copies. Signed autograph of Jacques Bergier Paul Aveline. Back slightly insolated. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        La route des Flandres

      First edition, one of 87 numbered copies on pur-fil paper, the only large paper copies.Nice copy. Les éditions de minuit Paris 1960 14x19,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Vers le Blanc Infini.

      La Rose des Vents, Paris 1960 - Best known as a fine artist, Arp also produced a great amount of poetry. The poems here, many of which are appearing for the first time, are paired with Arp'smoody etchings. -- Arntz 405-412; Monod 525. Text in French. Illustrated with 8 full page soft-ground etchings by Arp, protected with tissue. Folio, 28 sheets loose as issued in publisher's plain white wrappers and velum-backed sleeve, all with a plain board slipcase. Laussane & Paris: La Rose des Vents, 1960. Limited edition. From a total edition of 600, this is number 397 of 499 copies on Rives, signed by Arp. A fine clean copy in slightly toned wrappers; the outer slipcase is discolored and battered but intact. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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