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        For Your Eyes Only

      New York: The Viking Press 1960. FIRST US EDITION. Pp.218. Publisher's yellow and green cloth in pictorial dust-wrapper illustrated by Richard Chopping. No inscriptions or price-clipping. Book is fine and unread; jacket shows a little wear to spine endsa. A crisp, clean copy. Uncommon in such bright condition. Gilbert A8b (1).

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Collection of 12 color slides featuring actor Steve McQueen

      N.p.: N.p., 1960. A collection of eight mounted color 35mm transparency slides and four unmounted 6cm color transparencies of Steve McQueen likely taken during the 1960s. Images include various shots of McQueen as he appeared in "Sand Pebbles" (1966), "The Cincinnati Kid" (1965), "The Magnificent Seven" (1960), "Baby the Rain Must Fall" (1965), and "Soldier in the Rain" (1963), seen holding Tuesday Weld. The collection also includes a few candid shots of McQueen, including one at the 1967 Golden Globe awards accompanied by Natalie Wood, and one in 1963 where he wears white swim trunks, amongst others. One of America's most popular and best known anti-heroes, Steve McQueen's wild, early life in many ways mimicked the gun toting, car racing rogues he would go on to play in films. After being sent to a school for troubled adolescents, having frequently been caught in juvenile street gangs, and going on to straighten out by serving in the Marines, he finally found his way into acting once his military financial aid allowed him to begin studying. This archive features work from some of his earlier films, which would win him such great acclaim that in 1972 he was the highest-grossing actor in the world. 35mm slides 2 x 2 inches. 6mm slides 2.5 x 2.5 inches. All slides Very Good plus or better.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Psycho

      Robert Hale, 1960 First UK edition. Very good in a very good dust jacket. Some soiling in book and partial ink stamp on front flap of dust jacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        CAIN'S BOOK

      New York: Grove Press, Inc., (1960). First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a lightly spotted Near Fine dustwrapper with a tiny hole at the fore-edge crease. The true first edition of this controversial novel about heroin addiction published in England three years later. Quite scarce, especially in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA ]
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        CYRANO THE CROW

      - FREEMAN,DON. CYRANO THE CROW. NY: Viking (1960). 4to (8 1/2 x 11"), pictorial cloth, Fine in slightly chipped dust wrapper. 1st edition. This is the story of a crow that was invited to appear on television. Written and illustrated in color by Freeman. THIS COPY HAS A GREAT FULL PAGE SIGNED WATERCOLOR OF CYRANO on the endpaper. A super copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        In My Fashion

      David McKay. Hardcover. New York, 1960. 8vo, cloth with jacket, 312 pp. First edition, with no additional printings indicated. Vogue editor Bettina Ballard's scarce account of her life in fashion. A very good minus copy, text block excellent. Bottom of spine frayed, some tears to cloth at top of spine, marks to front free endpaper. Jacket is quite good with some chips at head and heel of spine and general light wear. An attractive copy despite the flaws. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Very Good. 1960. First Edition.

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        Anthem

      Idaho: The Caxton Printers, Ltd., 1960, 1960. THIRD EDITION SECOND U.S. PRINTING PRESENTATION COPY. 1 vol., inscribed and dated on the front blank endleaf by Rand "To Carol Joyce Levine - Cordially - Ayn Rand March 21, 1961". Bound in the publisher's original green cloth, head and foot of spine fine, inner and outer hinges fine, a BRILLIANT COPY, with the original dust jacket, head and foot of DJ rubbed, light general handling, not price clipped, still VERY GOOD. Anthem is a dystopian fiction novella, written in 1937 and first published in 1938 in England. It takes place at some unspecified future date when mankind has entered another dark age. Technological advancement is now carefully planned and the concept of individuality has been eliminated.

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        La fuente

      All'insegna del pesce d'oro, Poeti stranieri tradotti da poeti italiani, 1960. Variazioni su di un tema di R. Bilenchi. Traduzione di Mario Luzi. 3 ill. di G.L. Giovanola. Con testo a fronte. Nelle ultime pagine un componimento autografo su tre pagine scritto a penna dall'A. dedicato a Picasso, datato Roma, XII 1960. 16mo. pp. 28. Dedica e firma autografe dell'Autore, datata Roma 27/II/1961 (Inscribed and signed by the Author, dated Rome 27/II/1961). Ottimo (Fine). . Prima edizione di 1000 es. numerati. .

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        Memorias De La Sierra Maestra (Signed)

      Habana: Editorial Tierra Nueva, 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 José Pardo 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.

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        L'intelligence et l'échafaud

      Éditions Dynamo 1960 - L'intelligence et l'échafaud, CAMUS, Albert, Liège : Éditions Dynamo, P. Aelberts, éditeur, 1960, [12] pages. (Collection Brimborions n° 59). Édition originale tirée 40 exemplaires vélin astra blanc et 11 exemplaires vergé de Hollande, numérotés 1 à 51 par l'éditeur. Achevé d'imprimer le 14 janvier 1960 par l'imprimerie nationale des invalides de Liège. Notre exemplaire Vélin no. 26, initialé PA. Dimensions : 18,9 x 13,8 cm. Couverture souple avec cordelette crème, impression en noir sur fond fuschia. Contents : Text in french. Rare booklet published 10 days after Camus's death. Contenu : Rare édition de cet essai sur les romans classiques français, d'abord paru in « Problèmes du roman », recueil collectif publié par la revue Confluences en 1943. L'éditeur l'a fait paraître 10 jours après la mort de Camus. Condition : Bon état. Couverture insolée. Nom de l'ancien propriétaire sur la page de titre. Très petite déchirure sur la couverture arrière. Good. Inscription on title page. Sunned covers. Very small tear to back cover. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chez Libro17]
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        Welcome to Hard Times

      Simon and Schuster, New York 1960 - The first edition of the author's first novel, published by Simon and Schuster in 1960. Doctorow has signed this copy on the title page. A fine copy of the book but for the typical toning to the acidic paper ( less, however, of the browning than typically encountered ) . Dust jacket very good with some wear along the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Reluctant Bookseller]
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        Original Translator's Notes and Manuscripts of Chinese Lyrics and Poems, Including Mao Tse-tung's and Po Chu I's Poems, by Duncan Robert Mackintosh, 6 Folio Volumes

      Duncan Robert Mackintosh, Translator; Alan Ayling, Poet 1960 - Folio, 33.2*21*19.3cm, wt: 9kg. Original translator's manuscripts produced between 1960s and 1970s by Duncan Robert Mackintosh, bound up in 6 folio volumes: 1. Chinese Tz'u Translations [Vol. II]. 2. Drum Story & Nursery Rhymes.3. Translation Notes Vol. III and Others [I. Translation Notes (for Vol. III) "A Folding Screen". II. Translation Notes of Tz'u Unversified by Alan Ayling]. 4. Po Chu I: The Song of a Guitar; The Song of Endless Sorrow. 5. Translations of Chinese Tz'u of Mao Tze-tung for "A Folding Screen" (Printed Privately by The Whittington Press); Made with the Aid of T'ung Ping-Cheng and of Nien Ch'eng [see her letters in back flap] as Handed over to Alan Ayling for Rendering into English Verse. 6. Translations of "A Collection of Chinese Tz'u" Made with the Aid of C. K. Lam and Cheng Hsi as Handed over to Alan Ayling for Rendering into English Verse. The volumes are interleaved with extensive notes on language and line by line translation of the verses, with letters between the translator and his Chinese speaking correspondents bound in. Bookplates of Duncan Robert Mackintosh on front endpapers. Mackintosh was a distinguished translator of Chinese verses, who frequently worked with Ayling to put the English version into its final form. This shows the development and the taking shape of the translations in detail, and could well yield insights for future work on Chinese/English translation, as well as its intrinsic interest as an unusual literary archive. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Die Schützentaler und Schützenmedaillen der Schweiz. Die Schützenjetons der Schweiz, 2 Bände: 2 Bde [Gebundene Ausgabe] Jürg Richter (Autor)

      Battenberg Gietl, 1960. Band 1: Die Schützentaler und Schützenmedaillen der Schweiz: Dieses Buch befasst sich sowohl mit der Geschichte als auch den historischen Hintergründen der Schützentaler und Schützenmedaillen der Schweiz. Über 2100 Taler und Medaillen von den Anfängen im frühen 17. Jahrhundert bis ins Jahr 1960 sind beschrieben und weitgehend abgebildet. Über die Seltenheit und den Wert jedes einzelnen Stücks sind Angaben in zwei Erhaltungsgraden eingearbeitet. Mehrere hundert Medaillen werden in diesem Katalog zum ersten Mal abgebildet. Prägungen, die um die Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts entstanden, bis hin zu prachtvollen gestalteten Medaillen aus der Zeit des Jugendstils zählen zu den Höhepunkten dieses hochwertigen Bandes. Äußerst seltene Stücke, oftmals sogar Unikate, insbesondere aus den Anfangsjahren der Schützenfeste sind zu sehen. Gegen Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts wurden bei bedeutenden Anlässen oftmals verschiedene Gedenkprägungen zum selben Schützenfest herausgegeben. Diese wundervoll gestalteten Zeitzeugen sind noch heute Ausdruck dieser Sportart und ihres patriotischen Gedankengutes. Mit dieser Publikation wird dem numismatisch interessierten Leser ein neues Standardwerk vorgelegt. Aber auch Kunstliebhabern und historisch Interessierten wird dieses Buch eine Fundgrube zur Geschichte der Schützentaler und Schützenmedaillen der Schweiz. Band 2: Die Schützenjetons der Schweiz: Das vorliegende Buch über die Schützenjetons der Schweiz erfasst erstmalig in dieser Form alle bis heute bekannten Prägungen seit den Anfängen im 17. Jahrhundert. Es werden weit über 700 Jetons beschrieben und abgebildet. Bewertungen in zwei Erhaltungskategorien und Angaben zur Seltenheit geben Hinweise über den Wert eines jeden Stückes. Einige Dutzend Jetons werden überhaupt zum ersten Mal abgebildet. Die Jetons, nicht immer in Metall geprägt, sondern oftmals auch auf Papier gedruckt, belegen Jahrzehnte einer äußerst aktiven Ära des Schieß- und Schützenwesens in der Schweiz. Auf Schützenfesten, aber auch bei kleineren Anlässen wurden die im Wesentlichen dem Munitionserwerb dienenden Jetons rege verwendet. Auf eine Verwendung an mehreren Schützenfesten lässt die oftmals fehlende Jahresangabe auf den Prägungen schließen. Die Mitte des 19. bis zum Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts stellt die Hochzeit der Verwendung von Jetons dar. Eine große Anzahl Jetons, inbesondere derjenigen aus Karton oder Papier, sind sehr selten. Als eigentlicher Geldersatz nur an den Schützenfesten verwendet, wurden sie damals noch nicht im großen Stil gesammelt. So verwundert es nicht weiter, dass von vielen Stücken oftmals nur noch ein bis zwei Belegexemplare die Zeit überdauert haben. Hunderte von Abbildungen, größtenteils in Farbe, sind Zeugen einer hochwertigen Prägetechnik. Stilistisch interessant und mit künstlerisch ansprechenden Motiven versehen wurden selbst diese kleinen Jetons hergestellt. Numismatikern, Sammlern von Schützenmemorabilia und historisch interessierten Lesern wird dieses neue Standardwerk zahlreiche hilfreiche Hinweise zur Geschichte der Schützenjetons liefern. Zwei Bände, nur zusammen erhältlich! Autor: Die Faszination, die von Münzen und Medaillen ausgeht, hat Jürg Richter schon seit seiner frühesten Jugend erlebt. 1985 wählte er den Beruf des Numismatikers und ist seitdem in der glücklichen Lage, Hobby und Beruf zu vereinen. Buchveröffentlichungen und Artikel in Fachzeitschriften sind Zeugen seiner großen Leidenschaft und Begeisterung für die Numismatik. Mit dem Vreneli-Preis im Jahre 2005 wurde sein publizistisches Schaffen auf eine besondere Weise geehrt. An ihm, dem Leiter der Abteilung Gold & Numismatik der USB AG, Basel, kommt man nicht vorbei, wenn man sich mit der Numismatik der Schweiz beschäftigt. Er ist Garant für hochwertige Fachliteratur, die in jedem Bücherregal stehen muss. Sprache deutsch Maße 235 x 280 mm Gewicht 2855 g Einbandart gebunden Sachbuch Ratgeber Freizeit Hobby Sammeln Sammlerkataloge Sammeler Sammlerkatalog Jetons Katalog Medaillen Münzen Numismatik Schützen Schweiz Schweiz Münzen Taler Svizzera Suisse ISBN-10 3-924861-95-1 / 3924861951 ISBN-13 978-3-924861-95-7 / 9783924861957 Switzerland

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        Summoned By Bells.

      London: John Murray, 1960 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, boards blocked in blind with bell decoration, patterned endpapers. With the dust jacket. Top edge lightly foxed; an excellent copy in the jacket with toned spine, some minor loss and rubbing to ends of spine panel, tips nicked, short closed tear to head of rear panel. Occasional pencil marks to the text. Illustrations to the text by Michael Tree. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed on the half-title by the author, "To Vincent Harris, from John Betjeman in gratitude for a Hyhgate [sic] evening on June 14 1961. Chapter I is relevant." The recipient was E. Vincent Harris (1876–1972), the English architect. Betjeman included a commentary on Harris's design for the Civic Hall in Leeds in his 1952 book First and Last Loves – a collection of prose writings on architecture. Peterson A29a. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Cricket in Times Square

      Ariel Books, Farrar, Strauss and Cudahy, New York - (1960). Stated first printing. Thin octavo lavender cloth lettered in black. Illustrated throughout with 24 full-page b/w drawings by Garth Williams. A fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket which has light wear at the spine tips and a 1 ¾ inch closed tear to the lower front panel. Scarce in the first edition, especially with a nice jacket. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Literary Lion, ABAA]
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        What Ever Happened to Baby Jane

      Rinehart, New York 1960 - Near fine in a near fine unclipped dust jacket. First Edition as indicated by the circled "R" on copyright page. Pages browned as usual, otherwise both volume and jacket without flaw to speak of. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Graham, Bookseller, ABAA, IOBA]
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        Superb vintage postcard Photo signed (Audrey, 1929-1993, Iconic Actress from Hollywood's Golden Age)

      1960 - showing her head and shoulders looking over her shoulder towards the camera, 5½" x 3¼", no place, no date but circa

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Jabbeke, 1940-1947 by Luc Packo 1995 Bruce Sundlun Copy, Fmr Governer of Rhode Island

      Emiel Decock. LEATHER_BOUND. Emiel Decock; Aaetrijke, 1995. Hardcover. First edition. Leatherbound[spine corners w/marbled boards]. Text in Dutch. Fine in Quality Hand Leather Binding. Signed and warmly inscribed, by both author and publisher, to one of the the subjects of the book, former deceased Rhode Island Governer Bruce Sundlun. 4to[quarto or approx. 9.5 x 12 inches], 252pp+ 20 additional pages bound in to rear specific to the downed WW II plane[Damn Yankee] Sundlun was piloting that crashed in the village of Jabbeke, Belgium. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. . Fine. 1960.

      [Bookseller: Mark Lavendier, Bookseller]
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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).

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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.

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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.

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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.

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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.

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        Faust foutu: an entertainment...in four parts with decorations by the author

      [Stinson Beach, California: Enkidu Surrogate], 1960. Edition limited to 750 copies, this being one of 50 copies numbered and signed by Duncan, and with an ortiginal drawing by him in red, black, and blue ink on the colophon; square 8vo, pp. 71, [1]; illustrations, text printed from typescript; original yellow pictorial staplebound wrappers (minor soiling) printed in black and green; about fine. "As produced in a dramatic reading at The Six gallery, 3119 Fillmore, San Francisco, January 1955" - title page verso.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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]

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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]

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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.

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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. .

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