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        450 años de Lucha. Homenaje al pueblo Mexicano. Obra colectiva de los Artistas del taller de Gráfica Popular en México

      Taller de Gráfica Popular, México 1960 - En carpeta en rama.Portafolio que se imprimió con los grabados originales sobre papel bond colores del País,70x95 cm de 50 kg.Edición de 5000 ejemplares.12 páginas de nota preliminar e índice y 146 grabados.Excelente estado. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librería Torres-Espinosa]
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        Daniel Spoerri 1960. - Originalfotografie, rückseitig handschriftlich von Spoerri bezeichnet und datiert. Mit dem Atelierstempel von Christer Christian.

      Kopenhagen 1960 - 18,5 x 24 cm. Schönes ausdrucksstarkes Porträt des 30jährigen Künstlers. Die Aufnahme von Strömholm entstand noch zur Zeit, als er das Pseudonym Christer Christian benutzte. - Beilegelgt eine s/w. Aufnahme, unbezeichnet, mit einer Arbeit von Spoerri aus den frühen 60er Jahren.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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      ORESTE BARJES, 1960. ITALIANO 0,25 Illustrazioni in nero fuori testo in pagine ingiallite ai bordi causa tempo e con lieve fioritura, brossura editoriale illustrata, ingiallita, con fioritura, con segni di usura e con piccolo strappo alla cima del dorso USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Pubblicita in Italia: 1960-1961

      - Signed by David Klein, famous advertising artist who designed the iconic TWA posters!

      [Bookseller: The Cary Collection]
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        Washington, D. C. United Airlines.

      United Airlines. No date. Ca. 1960s. Color poster, 40 x 25 inches, professionally mounted on linen backing. Very good, clean condition. Attractive vintage airline poster featuring a smartly dressed man and woman standing in front of large columns, perhaps at the Lincoln Memorial.

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        For Your Eyes Only. (James Bond short stories) Includes 'Quantum of Solace'.

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1960. First Impression. Finely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe for Asprey of London in full black goatskin with Japanese endpapers, a.e.g. A beautiful copy. The first selection of James Bond short stories, which was followed by 'Octopussy', 'The Living Daylights', and 'The Property of a Lady'. This collection includes 'For Your Eyes Only', 'From A View to a Kill' and 'Quantun of Solace', all of which, although heavily rewritten, were filmed as part of the 007 movie series.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Der Prinz von Homburg. Oper in drei Akten nach dem Schauspiel von Heinrich von Kleist. Für Musik eingerichtet von Ingeborg Bachmann. Textbuch.

      Mainz, Schott, 1960. - circa 19,8 x 13,3 cm. 43 SS. Original-Broschur Textheft mit schöner, handschriftlicher Widmung für den mit Henze bekannten Dramaturgen Horst Goerges: ?Für Dr. Goerges / bleibe guter Geist . / Ingeborg Bachmann / Probenzeit März - / April 1965? "- Gut erhalten. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        How Columbus Discovered America.

      [Panascopic Model Book #301] Folio (324 by 227 mm). London: Bancroft & Co. Ltd., 1960. [Panascopic Model Book #301] Folio (324 by 227 mm), 1-7, [1] pp., published without title page. Bound in colour-printed pictorial card covers, pages stapled, volvelle of ship’s steering wheel on upper cover. Lower cover unfolds to form the base a large full-colour pop up of the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria. A very good copy, closed tears along two folds but otherwise in very good condition with the rigging of the ships still intact. Later printing of this famous pop-up book by Czech artist Vojt ch Kuba ta, with 1960 Artia copyright statement beneath imprint. It was printed in Czechoslovakia, designed for export to the West. â€

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller ]
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        Murder in Mount Holly.

      London, Alan Ross, 1960 - Octavo. Original red boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the minimally tanned dust jacket with some minor spotting to the back flap. First Edition, First Impression. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Dow Theory Today

      RICHARD RUSSELL ASSOCIATES, NEW YORK 1960 - Copyright page date 1960, introduction page dated 1961. Inside plastic dust jacket shows foxing. Contents are bright and clean. Normal shelfwear. Tight binding and very good condition. DATE PUBLISHED: 1960 EDITION: 119 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Sun Valley.

      No date. Ca. 1960s. Vintage color poster, 35 x 23 1/4 inches. One inch tear to mid lower edge, soft crease to upper right corner; very good clean condition. A panoramic view of the valley and surrounding mountains by Hal Shelton showing the ski routes.

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        For Your Eyes Only

      UK: Jonathan Cape, 1960. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. For Your Eyes Only by Ian Fleming First Edition Jonathan Cape 1960. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. A near fine copy in like dust jacket, with only the faintest of creasing to head of spine and none of the usual fading or toning. Not price clipped.

      [Bookseller: Brought to Book Ltd]
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        Memories and Conversations


      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        For Your Eyes Only

      Cape, 1960 A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1960. A very good book with a stain to the page edge and one name and date to the head of the front endpaper. In a very good clipped wrapper, lightly faded to an orange. Some rubbing to the edges and corners.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        To Kill a Mockingbird

      Philadelphia & New York: J. B. Lippincott & Company,, 1960. Octavo. Original printed wrappers, pencil manuscript titles and mockingbird illustration added to spine. Housed in a burgundy quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Split to front wrapper, with discreet repair, covers otherwise a little worn and stained, internally clean, very good condition. Rare advance reading copy, reader's issue. The front wrapper advertises to the recipient: "We hope you will share our pleasure and sense of discover in this fine first novel about, and from, the South. To be published July 11, 1960. Truman Capote has written: 'Someone rare has written this very fine first novel, a writer with the liveliest sense of life, and the warmest, most authentic humor. A touching book, and so funny, so likeable.' TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD is the choice of the Literary Guild for August, and will appear in the Summer Issue of Reader's Digest Condensed Books." There were two prepublication issues: one set in Courier typeface, announced the publication date on the front cover the publication as "in July", and the cover text is directed at booksellers; the second issue, of which this is one, had a sheet overlaying the front cover in a more polished typesetting, specified the publication date as 11 July, and the text on the front cover was aimed at readers. This copy has some contemporary review clippings laid in.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Lithographe, Vol. 1

      Andre Sauret, Monte Carlo, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition/Very Good. 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. Size: Quarto. One volume of the 6-volume set. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Art & Design; France; 1960s; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53365. .

      [Bookseller: Rarities etc.]
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        LA DOLCE VITA (1960)

      Cineriz 1960 - Vintage original 10 ¼ x 12 ¾" (26 x 31 cm.) program; illustrated, saddle-stitched card wrappers, Italy. Rome: Riama Film, 1960. A striking and rare first-run program for what can easily be described as Fellini's most pivotal film, if not his finest. Unlike the more sentimental and abstract films that would follow, La Dolce Vita is an unflinching seven-day journey through 1960s Rome, with Mastroianni, a jaded journalist at the center of the story, constantly surrounded by revelry, beautiful women and a beautiful city, but no semblance of happiness or love. This deluxe program reflects Fellini's use of stark black-and-white throughout the film, with nights that are noirish and daytime sequences that are blindingly, uncomfortably bright. Throughout are lonely women, photographers, crowds, clubs, parties and general debauchery, with Mastroianni coming close enough to his humanity to touch it, but unable to do so. Especially rare to find an original Italian promotional book for this seminal Italian film. NEAR FINE with a couple of tiny stains

      [Bookseller: Walter Reuben, Inc.]
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        Le matin des magiciens

      Gallimard. First edition, one of 36 numbered copies on vélin pur fil, this N°1, the only large paper copiesGrained sharkskin-effect leather by Alain Devauchelle (dated 2004), various shades of pink with glittering effect, no title to spine, a triangle of mother of pearl applied to centre of upper cover, maroon suede pastedowns and endpapers, covers and spine preserved, half maroon calf chemise with flaps, author and title in palladium, maroon suede lining, the slipcase edged with maroon calf and lined with grey feltA fine copy in an important artist's binding evoking the esoteric nature of the book. Gallimard Paris 1960 15x21cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        To Kill a Mockingbird.

      Philadelphia & New York: J. B. Lippincott & Company, 1960 - Octavo. Original printed wrappers, pencil manuscript titles and mockingbird illustration added to spine. Housed in a burgundy quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Split to front wrapper, with discreet repair, covers otherwise a little worn and stained, internally clean, very good condition. Rare advance reading copy, reader's issue. The front wrapper advertises to the recipient: "We hope you will share our pleasure and sense of discover in this fine first novel about, and from, the South. To be published July 11, 1960. Truman Capote has written: 'Someone rare has written this very fine first novel, a writer with the liveliest sense of life, and the warmest, most authentic humor. A touching book, and so funny, so likeable.' TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD is the choice of the Literary Guild for August, and will appear in the Summer Issue of Reader's Digest Condensed Books." There were two prepublication issues: one set in Courier typeface, announced the publication date on the front cover the publication as "in July", and the cover text is directed at booksellers; the second issue, of which this is one, had a sheet overlaying the front cover in a more polished typesetting, specified the publication date as 11 July, and the text on the front cover was aimed at readers. This copy has some contemporary review clippings laid in. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Et kejserligt budskab og ni andre prosastykker. Oversat af Villy Sørensen.illustreret med 11 originale raderinger, en i farver, af Lars Bo.

      Gyldendal, 1960. 4°, 54+(6) sider. Bogbindet har været udvalgt og udstillet på ''Året bedste bogbind'' 1963, og hos ''Danske Snedkermester Møbler'' september 1964 pp. Bogen, der er håndsat, er kun trykt i 200 ekspl. på bøtte-kobbertryk fra Büttenpapierfabrik Hahnemühle, hvoraf dette er nr. 194, signeret af kunstneren. Bogen blev udvalgt blandt årets bedste bøger i 1960. indbundet ubeskåret med for- og bagomslag i smukt privat orange helmaroquin med blindtrykt dekoration midt på begge permer, indlagt i lidt kantslidt bogæske med skindryg i samme farve, signeret: (Harry Larsen). Første udgave. 17020723

      [Bookseller: Andersens Antikvariat]
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        For Your Eyes Only (James Bond short stories) Includes 'Quantum of Solace'.

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1960. First Impression, Binding A, PRESENTATION copy. Pp.252. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards with eye motif stamped in white to the upper cover, titled in gilt to the spine, in pictorial dust-wrapper illustrated by Richard Chopping. Text block toned, some browning to extremities and spine panel, the condition being commensuarate with a hot climate. A very good copy housed in an elegant quarter leather clamshell box. This is a presentation copy from Ian Fleming's literary agent Peter Janson-Smith on behalf of the author, as stated on a specially printed certificate affixed to the flyleaf completed in the hand of Janson-Smith, and subsequently signed by him in my presence (in 2008). He explains that these special copies were destined for Cape's Colonial offices in recognition of their overseas sales efforts. Whilst several must have existed, I am aware of just two such examples, the other being a presentation 'Goldfinger' which resides in the Ian Fleming Bibliographical Archive. Gilbert A8a (1.1).

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Quattro poesie

      All' insegna del Pesce d'Oro. First bilingual edition printed in 1,000 numbered copies. Handsome autograph inscription signed and dated by Giuseppe Ungaretti : "Pour Queneau son admirateur et ami. Giuseppe Ungaretti / Conegliani il 20/5/62. [For Queneau his admirer and friend. Giuseppe Ungaretti / Congeliani the 20/5/62]."The French translation is by Pierre-Jean Jouve. All' insegna del Pesce d'Oro Milano 1960 12,5x18cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        COBOL: Initial specifications for a COmmon Business Oriented Language

      1st Edition Washington, D.c. Superintendent Of Documents Government Printing Off, 1960. FIRST EDITION of the first report on COBOL, the first computer programming language designed to run on all computers, regardless of make or model. With over a hundred pages of extremely rare related material. s computer use began to grow throughout the 1950's, there was rapidly developing a need for a programming language that was not computer-specific. As outlined in the introduction of this seminal report: "On May 28 and 29, 1959, a meeting was called in the Pentagon for the purpose of considering both the desireablility and the feasibility of establishing a common language for the programming of electronic computers in business-type data processing. Representatives from users, Government installations, computer manufacturers and other interested parties were present. There was almost unanimous agreement that the project was both desirable and feasible at this time. The concept of three committees or task forces was agreed upon... The Committee held meetings between September 18 and November 7, 1959, and proceeded steadily in its task of resolving problems and completing the language. The name 'COBOL', which suggests a COmmon Business Oriented Language, was adopted... Final editing and initial distribution of the report to the Executive Committee was accomplished December 17, 1959."The COBOL report is contained in a three-ring binder with Remington Rand UNIVAC labels on front and spine that includes a massive amount of material presumably distributed to individuals attending the "Remington Rand UNIVAC Computer Seminar for the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations" from December 5th to 9th, 1960 (as noted on general title page for binder). The binder is divided into seven sections labeled: Computer Fundamentals; System Fundamentals; Design App. of Advanced System; System Simulation and Games; System Languages; Plan Imp. of Computer Sys; and Examp. of Adv. Sys. Equipment. Among the approximately 30 printed and mimeographed items are texts of lectures, biographies of the participants, and various Remington Rand UNIVAC publications.Washington, D.C.: Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, 1960. Quarto, original blue printed wrappers. Contained in a three-ring binder (with corresponding three punch holes for COBOL article) with extensive amount of related material. Housed in custom cloth box. Binder with portion of label rubbed off; generally fine condition throughout. The COBOL report itself is scarce; with all the associated material, the collection provides a possibly unique opportunity to acquire material that thoroughly documents a critical moment in the history of the computer. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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      Gallimard. First edition, review copy. Signed autograph of Maurice Merleau-Ponty Professor Georges Blin. Some small bright spots in margins boards, a reading mark discreet green pen in the margin of a leaf, a few more in pencil. complete copy of his prayer to insert. Gallimard Paris 1960 14x20,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Projekt: schwarze Brille. - Typoskript mit handschriftlichen Ergänzungen und 3 Originalfotografien, rückseitig handschriftlich bezeichnet.

      - 1960 - 19 x 19,5 cm. Brief und 13,5 x 18 cm. Fotos. Zusammen 4 Teile. Zentrales Objekt im Schaffen von Daniel Spoerri, das sein Werk massgeblich prägte. Im Vorwort der "Anekdoten zu einer Topographie des Zufalls" bezieht sich der Künstler auf dieses Objekt: "Vielleicht trägt es zum Verständnis meines Versuches bei, wenn ich hinzufüge, dass das Bedürfnis, Gegenstände nur zu beschreiben und in der Erinnerung nachzuzeichnen - anstatt sie zu handhaben und zu sammeln -, mir erst wichtig wurde, als ich eine Brille konstruiert hatte, deren Gläser mit Nadeln besetzt waren." (S. 5) Die Brille war ein Teil der Brillensammlung, die Spoerri zwischen 1961 und 1963 in Kopenhagen, Paris und Milano ausstellte. 1963 wurde die Sammlung in der Fluxuspublikation "L'optique moderne, Collection de Lunettes, prensenté (sic!) par Daniel Spoerri, avec en regard, d'inutiles notules par François Dufrêne" publiziert. Das hier abgebildete Original wurde, laut dem Vorwort von Emmett Williams in der "Topographie" 1964 in New York zerstört. - Der maschinengeschriebene Text erklärt die Absicht des Objektes, "meine bilder anstatt sie wie bisher zu fixieren, möglichst genau zu beschreiben, um die gegenstände von der fantasie des lesers abhängig zu machen". Der Text, auf vorgedrucktem Briefpapier Spoerris mit der Adresse "24 rue mouffetard" und als Kopfzeile "concerne: exposition mouvement au stedelijk museum amsterdam et moderna museet stockholm", die aber schon im Frühling 1961 stattfand, und bei der Spoerri mit Pontus Hulten als Kurator wirkte. Auf Grund des Briefpapiers kann angenommen werden, dass die Datierung "November 1961" stimmt. - Die drei Fotografien rückseitig handschriftlich bezeichnet und mit dem Titel "Schwarze Brille" versehen.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Chinese Ceramics in the West : A Compendium of Chinese Ceramic Masterpieces in European and American Collection

      Mayuyama & Co. Ltd. 1960 - x, 18, 1 pages : 120 plates maps ; 33 cm. Hardcover in slip case. Good binding and cover. Wear and staining to slipcase. Clean, unmarked pages. English and Japanese. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        The Revolution of Colour Christmas 1960 with Original Mourlot Lithograph by oan Miro

      London: Zwemmer, 1960. Special Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Joan Miro. Colour lithogrph bright and sharp in good condition, boards split, card spine detached but present. Condition based on the lithograph.

      [Bookseller: Treasured Books Ltd]
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        North Wales. Where mountains and lakes, lovely river valleys and delightful holiday resorts bordered by safe sandy beaches mingle enchantingly. To add to your pleasure we have a variety of exciting tours and excursions.

      London. British Railways. 1960. Color pictographic / pictorial map poster, 40 x 49 1/2 inches, professionally mounted on linen, original folds and slightest wear minimised; very good condition. A bold and attractive British Railways poster by D.W. Burley featuring vignette illustrations of tourist attractions, including Chester, LLangefni, Betws-Y-coed and Caernarvon, with a lower border of images of the ancient castles of Caernavon, Denbigh, Conway, etc. "Published by British Railways (London Midland Region) LM23360" in lower left corner.

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        Kiss Kiss.

      London: Michael Joseph, 1960. SIGNED FIRST EDITION. A famous collection of dark short stories by one of the world's most celebrated children's authors. Bound in dark green publisher's cloth in a pictorial jacket depicting two love hearts, designed by Charles E. Skaggs. Boards in very good condition, small marks to rear board, endcaps a little pushed and discoloured, corners slightly bumped, title design in gilt to spine, top edge coloured pink, inscription from 1960 to flyleaf with signature of Roald Dahl above. Unclipped dustwrapper mostly clean, some dustiness to rear, chipped at headcap. Includes the short story 'The Champion of the World', which would later become Dahl's 1977 children's book, 'Danny the Champion of the World'. A brilliant collection in very good condition.'As a master of the kind of short story whch is basically a study of character and behaviour presented with a shock technique of searing originality, Roald Dahl is probably unequalled.'.

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        Nederlandsch historisch Scheepvaart Museum, catalogus der bibliotheek

      Cornelis Schuytstraat. First edition of this important catalog exhaustively listing the works of travel and navy make up this famous library. Binding to bradel editor in full marine canvas, name-title of the book, place of publication gilt smooth back, a golden decorative pattern representing a sailing boat struck on the first board. Iconography. Nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Cornelis Schuytstraat Amsterdam 1960 19,5x27cm 2 volumes reliés

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        PHRONESIS - Phronesis - A Journal for Ancient Philosophy - Run of 48 years (lacks 1 volume + several issues) - 3 issues a year until 1998 when issued as a Quarterly

      Run as follows: Volume 5, 1960 through Volume 8, 1963, [lacks volume 9, 1964], Volume 10, 1965 through Volume 11, 1966, [lacks volume 12, nos. 1 & 3, 1967], Volume 13, 1968, [lacks volume 14, nos. 2 & 3, 1969], Volume 15, 1970 through Volume 52, nos 1 & 2, 2007 + bound index for volumes 1956-1980, etc.. Good/No Dust Jacket. Ex-Library.

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        Ansicht des Klosters Fahr bei Zürich. Öl a. Leinwand..

      1960 50 x 67 cm , gerahmt, Wandmalerei Karl Peterli wurde 1897 in Wil geboren. Wie schon sein Grossvater. wirtete auch sein Vater im Restaurant Sonne. führte nebenbei aber noch ein Limonadengeschäft. 1907 starb sein Vater. Die Mutter musste sich fortan alleine um die acht Kinder. die Gäste in der «Sonne» und das Geschäft kümmern. Karl und seine Geschwister wurden dazu erzogen. zu Hause mit anzupacken. Ein besonders guter Schüler soll Karl Peterli nicht gewesen sein. Nur im Zeichnen. da erfreute er seinen Lehrer. Als Jugendlicher begann er dann eine Lehre zum Dekorationsmaler. Die Begegnung mit dem Winterthurer Maler Hans Schöllhorn leitete eine Wende ein. Als 20-Jähriger besuchte Peterli die Ecole des Beaux Arts in Genf. wo unter anderem Ferdinand Hodler unterrichtete. Es folgen Aufenthalte in Italien. Studien in Paris. Reisen nach Deutschland und Holland. Doch Peterli zog es zurück nach Wil. 1925 liess er sich wieder in seiner Heimatstadt nieder und heiratete die Musikerin Rita Tuason. mit der er drei Kinder hatte. Mit seiner Rückkehr nach Wil entschloss Peterli sich definitiv zu einer freien künstlerischen Tätigkeit. Gelegentlich entwarf er auch Fahnen und Beschriftungen und erteilte Zeichenunterricht an der Gewerbeschule. Er starb 1975 Versand D: 20,00 EUR Gemälde - nach 1945 Helvetica - Zürich Helvetica - St. Gallen

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        The Orient is Hong Kong.

      Hong Kong Tourist Association. No date. Ca. 1960. Color poster, 34 x 23 inches, soft crease at upper left corner, light wear and creasing to upper left and lower right edges, overall very good condition. "Illustration from Sasek's Book 'This is Hong Kong'" printed under image at lower left. Vibrantly colored busy street scene on Hong Kong island. This copy has a blank band underneath image.

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        The Apartment (Original Film Poster)

      United Artists, Los Angeles 1960 - Original one sheet poster for the 1960 film. A film that couldn't be made today, and definitely a story of its time, yet today still seems strangely undated and unbearably fsweet. Jack Lemmon allows his boss use of his apartment for the boss' weekend dalliances, only to finally meet the perfect woman (Shirley MacLaine). Madcap wonderment ensues. Winner of of 5 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay, and nominated for 5 others. 27 x 41 inches (105 x 89 cm), folded. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        To Kill a Mockingbird

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company,, 1960. Octavo. Original green cloth-backed brown boards, title to spine brown. With the dust jacket. Housed in custom green quarter morocco and cloth solander box and matching cloth chemise. A little fading to foot of spine, small spot to foot of rear cover, faint trace of adhesion to foot of endpapers, faint toning to p. 10; an excellent copy in the exceptionally nice jacket, with a couple of nicks to head of spine panel and very minor rubbing and creasing. First edition, first printing. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. In the first issue jacket with the Truman Capote blurb printed in green to the front flap and the Jonathan Daniels blurb on the rear flap. To Kill a Mockingbird became an immediate bestseller and won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. It is "an authentic and nostalgic story which in rare fashion at once puts together the tenderness and the tragedy of the South. They are the inseparable ingredients of a region much reported but seldom so well understood" (Jonathan Daniels).

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        Wait Till Next Year.

      New York: Random House, 1960. First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Boldly signed by Jackie Robinson and the co-author Carl T. Rowan on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear. Illustrated with eight pages of black-and-white photographs. Rare and desirable signed by both Robinson and Rowan. Probably no other athlete has had a greater sociological impact on American sport than did Robinson. His success on the baseball field opened the door to black baseball players and thereby transformed the game. He also helped to facilitate the acceptance of black athletes in other professional sports, particularly basketball and football. His influence spread beyond the realm of sport, as he emerged in the late 1940s and 1950s as an important national symbol of the virtue of racial integration in all aspects of American life" (ANB). Carl T. Rowan was a groundbreaking journalist whose, "passionate reporting on race relations made him one of the most highly visible and vocal black men in America" (New York Times).

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        To Kill a Mockingbird

      London: Heinemann,, 1960. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered silver. With the pictorial dust jacket. Housed in a custom red quarter morocco and cloth solander box and matching chemise. A couple of very faint marks to endpapers; an excellent copy in the uncommonly bright, very slightly rubbed, jacket. First UK edition, first impression. It was first published in the US earlier the same year.

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        "Shopping for Meat in Winter" - Original Manuscript Poem signed.

      , 1960. [New York], no year (c.1960). 21,7 cm x 28 cm. 1 sheet / Folded in center. Minor remains of a rusty paperclip (only visible at the backside of the paper). Original Manuscript poem by the American poet Oscar Williams of one of his most famous poems, "Shopping for Meat in Winter". The poem is written on a piece of large quarto sized blank paper with a 'Macadam Bond' watermark, the three stanzas filling the sheet, with Williams' signature at the foot of the page. Oscar Williams was the pen name of Oscar Kaplan (December 29, 1900 ? October 10, 1964), an American anthologist and poet.nWilliams was born Oscar Kaplan in Letychiv, Ukraine, son of Jewish parents Mouzya Kaplan and Chana Rapoport. He immigrated to New York at the age of seven. His first book, Golden Darkness, was awarded the Yale Younger Poets Prize.nnAmong his influential anthologies are Master Poems of the English Language, Immortal Poems of the English Language, The Pocket Book of Modern Verse, and the Little Treasury Poetry Series, which were used in colleges and high schools around the U.S. in the 1950s and 1960s. During his lifetime, anthologies he edited sold more than two million copies, a nearly unheard amount for books of poetry. Many of his anthologies are still being republished today. Though a friend and promoter of poets like Dylan Thomas and George Barker, Williams' own poetry is not highly regarded by critics, though he published several volumes during his lifetime, and is not nearly as accomplished as the poetry of his wife, Gene Derwood (1909?1954).nnAmong Williams' poems are "Revenge," "Poem," "Poet," "The Last Supper" and "I Sing an Old Song," "The City's Face".nnShopping for Meat in Winter is a typical Williams poem, with its urban theme, forced rhyme, and attempts at replicating the neo-Romanticism of the New Apocalypse.nn Shopping for Meat in Winternn What lewd, naked and revolting shape is this?n A frozen oxtail in the butcher's shopn Long and lifeless upon the huge block of woodn On which the ogre's axe begins chop chop.n The sun like incense fumes on the smoky glass,n The street frets with people, the winter windn Throws knives, prices dangle from shoppers' mouthsn While the grim vegetables, on parade, bring to mindn The great countryside bathed in golden sleep,n The trees, the bees, the soft peace everywhere--n I think of the cow's tail, how all summer longn It beat the shapes of harps into the air.nnOscar Williams and his poet-artist wife Gene Derwood sponsored an annual $15,000 poetry award which bears their name. They lived in a penthouse of an office building on Water Street. In his later years, Oscar Williams' home near Wall Street in Manhattan served as a mecca for young poets. Asked how he chose the poems used in his anthologies, he said, "How do you pick one girl to marry? In poetry it's divine polygamy. Generally, when a poem stays with me a long time that poem delivers the goods".nnThroughout his life, Oscar Williams eschewed his Jewish background. He was always mysterious about his origins and was buried by an Episcopal Church. He was survived by a son, Strephon Kaplan-Williams, who was raised in boarding schools and hardly ever interacted with his parents. His papers are housed at the Indiana University Lilly Library. (Wikipedia)

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        To Kill a Mockingbird.

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1960 - Octavo. Original white wrappers, front cover printed black. Housed in a custom green quarter morocco and cloth solander box, with matching chemise. Faint mark to fore-edge and lower fore-corner at pp. 136-40. An excellent, fresh copy, uncommon in such nice condition. Advance reading copy, first issue. "It will . furnish a jackpot of bestseller sales for you during the summer . We are rushing this paper-bound copy to you so that you may share with us the rare fun and lift in the discovery of a new talent" (publisher's blurb). With a printed slip laid in giving the publication date of 11 July 1960. There were two prepublication issues: this one, set in Courier typeface, announced the publication date on the front cover the publication as "in July", and the cover text is directed at booksellers; the second issue had a sheet overlaying the front cover in a more polished typesetting, specified the publication date as 11 July, and the text on the front cover was aimed at readers. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      - SEUSS,DR. ONE FISH TWO FISH RED FISH BLUE FISH. NY: Random House 1960. 8vo, glazed pictorial boards, [63]p., Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper with a few closed tears. 1st edition (correct price on dw, no listing of later titles, correct Random House address). A Beginner Book, illustrated in color. This is one of his most popular books, very hard to find in such nice condition. BEGINNER BOOK #13. Younger / Hirsch 64. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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