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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.

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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]

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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.

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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]

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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.**

      [Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Goyert]
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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.

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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]

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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,

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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.

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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.

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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

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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]

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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

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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]

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        Vers le blanc infini. Poemes et gravures.

      La Rose des Vents, Lausanne/Paris 1960 - Lausanne/Paris, La Rose des Vents, 1960. Folio. M. 8 Orig.-Aquatintaradierungen v. Hans Arp. 28 nn. Bll. OHPrgt. -Mappe. Erste Ausgabe. Nr. 142 v. 499 Exempl. (GA 600) auf Velin de Rives v. H.Arp im Druckverm. signiert. Arntz 405 - 412, Monod 525; Hagenbach 365 - Druck d. Radierungen b. Georges Leblanc, Paris. Erste Ausgabe. Nr. 142 v. 499 Exempl. (GA 600) auf Velin de Rives v. H.Arp im Druckverm. signiert. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Vers le Blanc Infini

      Paris: La Rose des Vents, 1960. Limited. paperback. near fine. Arp, Jean. 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. 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.

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        Plochere Color System. A Guide to Color and Color Harmony. To be used in Conjunction with the 1248 Color Tone Cards plus 200 Gray tones Included in this Set

      Gladys and Gustave Plochere, Los Angeles 1960 - With spiral-bound publication in compartment. Light blue boxBlue leatherette box (4 1/2 x 18 x 6 1/2") with gilt lettering on cover, imitation leather handle, draw bolt latches and 1448 Color Tone Cards (3 x 5") with 116pp. spiral-bound guide with white lettering on cover warps, and Light Reflectance Guide housed in compartment of box. The book, 1992 revised edition by Eric Lutz, contains an introduction, abstracts on color terms, hue designation, color groupings, color harmonies, pigments, color names and a 24-hue color circle on card stock and an index of color names at rear. "The instructive chapters have been condensed and simplified, and the color information has been reformatted. Hue paint and to the advent of computerized color matching, mixing formulas for the colors in the Plochere Color System have also been eliminated? While the actual colors in the system have not been changed in any way, slight adjustments have been made to the hue designations, to the positioning of the hues on the color circle, and to the resultant color harmonies. The current color circle is no longer based directly on the Ostwald circle. While it retains some of the characteristics of the Ostwald arrangement (for example, a higher proportion of greens), it corresponds more closely with the conventional tripartite arrangement of yellow, magenta, and cyan." The 1448 Color Tone Cards in leatherette box are compartmentalized by dividers with printed numbers 1-1248 and G1-200 for additional 200 grays. All color cards with stamped numbers on verso. Complete. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collection of Sexology Magazine Original Artwork

      (New York: Sexology Corp, circa 1960s) - Collection of 18 unique black and white photographs used for the production of the long running magazine "Sexology". Most of the photographs are 8 x 10 inches or slightly smaller; some are collaged from multiple photos. All are mounted to stiff board and also have various production notations, apparently for publication; some also have glassine covers with further cropping marks. Most of the boards are stamped to the verso "Sexology"; some are additionally dated, with years ranging from 1964-1968. Sexology was a long-running magazine (1933-1983) published by science fiction pioneer Hugo Gernsback. Using the "Popular Science" approach, Sexology presented often lurid and pulpy prose under the guise of sociology and medical science. The 1960s issues are particularly admired today for their low budget but strikingly mod and psychedelic art direction, as amply demonstrated in this collection. Production artwork shows usual signs of use, including pen notations, tape marks, etc; most photographs still glued on board, but a few loose; glassine overlays in various conditions, many showing significant tears. Overall, compelling and scarce collection of original artwork. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Apertura della caccia. Concerto.

      1960. Legno originale per xilografia, inciso su due lati, in pero di filo, di cm. 28 x 36. Firma in basso.

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        WELCOME TO HARD TIMES

      Simon & Schuster, New York 1960 - Octavo. First Printing. Author's first book SIGNED AND INSCRIBED to a close acquaintance whom he thought highly of signing his name "Ed" rather than the usual "E.L." . "To./with admiration/Ed Doctorow/ Dec. 1965", 180pp. Bound in 1/4 white cloth over orange paper covered boards lettered in black, top edge red. Quite possibly one of the finest copies to be offered in several years. While the pages do have the usual noted age-toning, the book itself is pristine, in unclipped, pristine dust jacket. Basis for the 1967 western starring Henry Fonda, Warren Oates and Kennan Wynn; a classic tale of meanness in the old West. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Welcome to Hard Times (signed 1st printing)

      Simon & Schuster, New York 1960 - Simon & Schuster, 1960. New York. 180 pages. VG+/VG. Stated First Printing. SIGNED by EL Doctorow directly to the title page. No inscription, signature only. EL Doctorow's first book. Original 1st issue DJ with $3.50 price intact on the DJ flap. Quarter bound cream colored cloth over orange paper boards. Book is tight. Binding and hinges are strong. Pages lay tight and undisturbed, seemingly unread. 4 sharp corners. Book would grade nearly Fine if not for uneven toning to endpapers. Original 1st issue DJ with $3.50 price intact on DJ flap. DJ shows light handling with rubbing along edges and at folds. Shallow chipping at foot and crown of DJ backstrip with slight darkening and a small minor scuff. Pages slightly age darkened which is found on all copies of this title. All flaws are noted and condition report is hyper-critical. A very nice, attractive copy of EL Doctorow's 1st book, signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Welcome to Hard Times

      Simon and Schuster, New York 1960 - A near fine stated first printing copy. Quarter white cloth with orange boards and orange top stain, inscribed and dated by the author to ffep. Slight separation at hinge after 2nd ffep, 1st signature slightly loosened. Pages lightly toned else clean, sharp- cornered unmarked copy. Original DJ in mylar is lightly rubbed along spine, not p/c. Doctorow's first novel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        WELCOME TO HARD TIMES

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1960. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Fine/Fine. Octavo. First Printing. Author's first book SIGNED AND INSCRIBED to a close acquaintance whom he thought highly of signing his name "Ed" rather than the usual "E.L." . "To..../with admiration/Ed Doctorow/ Dec. 1965", 180pp. Bound in 1/4 white cloth over orange paper covered boards lettered in black, top edge red. Quite possibly one of the finest copies to be offered in several years. While the pages do have the usual noted age-toning, the book itself is pristine, in unclipped, pristine dust jacket. Basis for the 1967 western starring Henry Fonda, Warren Oates and Kennan Wynn; a classic tale of meanness in the old West.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ]
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        Signes

      First edition, one of 38 numbered copies on pur fil, the only large paper copies.Very lightly and marginally sunned spine. Gallimard Paris 1960 14,5x21cm broché

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        An album of labels, mostly for silk and or kimono textiles which date from the Taisho (1911-25) through to about 1960.

      - n.p. c1910-1960. Embossed and partly tinted album titled 'All Samples 2598'; 25x38cm; with three preliminary colour printed sheets with collages of labels and a printed leaf of text - a metric table - at the end; some 430 labels mounted on 50 leaves. Signs of use and some labels coming adrift but all is bright and vivid. A pretty good collection spanning about half a century, most prewar. Whether or not it is the printer's collection I don't know. There is a rubber stamp inside the front cover but it is not distinct enough for this illiterate to decipher. What is clear is that these are fresh, unused labels. They have not been soaked off packets, wrappers and boxes by some keen amateur. At the beginning are some woodcuts, a few on crepe paper, some with extra embossing. The earlier ones are on heavy paper or something approaching card. There are a handful of fabric labels on one leaf.

      [Bookseller: Richard Neylon]
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        Truman Speaks

      1960. First Edition . Signed. TRUMAN, Harry S. Truman Speaks. New York: Columbia, 1960. Octavo, original blue cloth, original dust jacket. $2500.First edition of a collection of lectures given by Truman at Columbia University from April 27-29, 1959, inscribed on the half title by President Truman in the year of publication, ""To my good friend and colleague, thanks & kindest regards from his former boss & friend, 4/21/60 Harry Truman.""Truman Speaks won high praise on publication for its insights into the legacy of this ""man who belongs in the company of our great PresidentsÂ… The former President was invited to speak to the students at Columbia University in the spring of 1959. The book is a transcript of what he had to tell them about the Presidency, the Constitution and demagogueryÂ… more poignant and humanÂ… than Truman's official memoirs"" (New York Times). In addition to the talks given by Truman from April 27-29, Truman Speaks also contains an introduction by him, a foreword by Grayson Kirk, panel discussions and question-and-answer sessions. Illustrated with frontispiece and three full-page photogravures. The recipient of this inscribed copy has not been identified.Book fine; slight chipping to mildly toned spine, closed tear to front panel of very good dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        La Clase Obrera Frente a la Industrializacion del Pais [Cover title: Mensaje a los Obreros]. SIGNED

      Cuba Avanza/CMQ, La Habana, Cuba 1960 - Small 8vo, original cardstock wraps bound into dark green calf covers, with the title stamped in gilt on the upper board; pp. [3] 4-26 [1]. Original wraps a little creased and slightly soiled, leather boards pristine. SIGNED by Che on the title page, along with the phrase "Libertad o muerte." There is an additional (undecipherable) scrawl in the same ink on the flyleaf. The first separate edition of a transcript of a talk given by Che Guevara on the television program "Cuba Avanza" on June 18, 1960. Includes what is possibly his first documented reference to the infamous imperialistic chewing gum ("hace un momento me acaban de regalar un chicle"). Provenance available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Libriquarian, IOBA]
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        Les Bucoliques de Virgile Version Francaise de Jacques Delille

      André et Pierre Gonin, Lausanne 1960 - Folio. Portfolio with red-lettered vellum spine over pictorial boards, same image on the interior paper wrappers, containing loose gatherings of heavy rag-paper pages featuring Hans Erni's black/red and white plates. All housed in a slipcase. Slipcase missing foredge panel, and scuffed. A few light marks to exterior portfolio, light rubbing to edges of interior portfolio, contents clean, fresh and complete. Eaux-fortes originales de Hans Erni. No 200 of the limited edition, printed on rag paper, signed by the artist and publishers. Translation into French of poems by Virgil, accompanied by simple and powerful etchings by Hans Erni. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: BISON BOOKS - ABAC/ILAB]
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        Chagall: Lithographe

      Paris: Andre Sauret, 1960. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. 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.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        The Mosaics of Monreale

      S. F. Flaccovio, Palermo 1960 - This very large book has little corner bumping or edge wear. The thick covers are good, but there is a slight bump near the head of the spine that also shows slightly on back board. Hinges and gutters are solid, very little shadowing or foxing of the endpapers. No ownership or other markings. Numerous full color illustration plates throughout, fold out diagrams at the end of the text. Unclipped DJ has edge wear and some chipping at the head and foot of the spine. This has been placed in a protective cover. The light grey card stock slipcase has darkened edges, wear and chipping. It has done a good job protecting the book. Due to the large size and weight of this book, it will need additional shipping. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lowry's Books]
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        Plat bleu.

      Öl auf Leinwand der frühen er Jahre signiert unten rechts 1960 - 50 x 64 cm Rückseitig betitelt. ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

      [Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Goyert]
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