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        How Columbus Discovered America.

      London: Printed in Czechoslovakia for Bancroft & Co. Ltd,, [1960]. Folio. Original triptych stiff card pictorial boards, illustration to inner cover in light and dark blue, 8 pp. text stapled at fold, double-page pop-up spread with blue cloth hinge, depicting Columbus's three ships against pictorial background, volvelle in shape of ship's wheel mounted to rear cover. Head- and tailpieces in black and white to text. Pop-up image size: 39 x 27 x 27 cm. A bit of wear to extremities, otherwise a fine copy in excellent working condition. First edition. The pop-up depicts Columbus's three ships — the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa María — on their voyage. The cord rigging for the sails on the Santa María are still attached and the volvelle on the rear board functions perfectly and turns to reveal Columbus's routes across the Atlantic. It is part of Kubašta's Westminster Books "Panascopic Model Series". Vojtech Kubašta (1914–1992) was a Czech architect and artist best known for his three-dimensional books. Throughout the 1960s and 70s his ingenious books were translated into dozens of languages.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Mr. Citizen.

      Bernard Geis, New York 1960 - First edition, the author's edition. Octavo, original half leatherette, slipcase. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page, "To Honorable John Wesley Snyder from his good friend, comrade and associate in most trying times. He was the greatest of the great Secretaries of the Treasury." The original slipcase is also inscribed to Snyder from Truman but has faded. John W. Snyder was appointed Secretary of the Treasury in 1946 by his close personal friend President Truman, with whom he had served in the Army Reserves. His task as Secretary was to establish a stable postwar economy. The main points of his program were maintaining confidence in the credit of the government, reducing the federal debt, keeping the interest rate low, and encouraging public thrift through investment in U.S. Savings Bonds. A conservative businessman, he had faith that the free economy would work itself out. He reduced the national debt while balancing the budget. He held several public and private positions including National Bank Receiver in the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Federal Loan Administrator, and Director of War Mobilization and Reconversion. In the last office he played a leading part in the transition of the Nation's economy from wartime to a peacetime basis. An excellent association. "Mr. Citizen" is a collection of articles written by President Truman after leaving the White House. "Truman belongs in the company of our great Presidents" (New York Times). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Tang Dynasty Court Costume With Shawl. Táng Pèi Z G ng Zhu ng.

      San Francisco: [Circa 1960's]. Folio. Gouache On Silk, Very Good with minor staining, some warping, pencil scribbles on verso; artist's mailing label adhered on verso. 11 1/16" x 17 13/16" inches; 8.1 x 17.8 cm. Gouache By Betty Ng of Historical Chinese Women's Costumes. The artist was born in Hong Kong in 1930. She received an MA degree from the University of British Columbia, Canada in 1962. She lived in Berkeley, CA in the late 1960s , studying for her doctorate. She had shows at Berkeley and at Maxwell Gallery in San Francisco and was the subject of an article in the San Francisco Chronicle of Feb. 5, 1967 entitled "Miss Snowflake at the Easel." She did images of the Bay Area in her series "Bay Area through Oriental Eyes" using her own mineral colors with one brush. Listed in Dictionary of Canadian Artists. vol. 5, pp. 1373-1374. She died in 2013 in Oakland, CA.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        To Kill a Mockingbird

      London: Heinemann,, 1960. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in silver. With the pictorial dust jacket. Spine gently rolled, extremities just lightly bumped. An excellent copy in the lightly browned jacket, with minor creasing and a few nicks to extremities. First UK edition, first impression. It was first published in the US earlier the same year.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Kingdom and the Cave

      Aberlard Schuman 1960 - A first edition, first printing published by Abelard Schuman in 1960. A very good book with some staining to the boards and a previous owner's gift inscription to the front pastedown. In a very good/near fine unclipped (showing the English price), but clipped to the top of the front end flap. Some rubbing to the corners. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        Rabbit, Run

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1960 - First edition, first printing; slight chips primarily to top of spine of dj; attractive copy of Updike'second novel and most famous work Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cornelius Muhilly Rare Books]
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        RABBIT, RUN

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1960. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Good dust jacket. Previous owner mark to front endpage. Scuffing to panels and spine. Open tear to lower front panel. Chip to upper front panel, near crown. Closed tear to upper edge of rear panel. Wrinkling to upper rear panel. Wear to crown and heel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Rabbit, Run

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition stated, first printing. Near Fine in a Near Fine first issue dust jacket with price intact. Light sunning to boards at edges. Faint scuffing to edge of page block. The dust jacket has light rubbing at edges, and a small strip of old tape to the blank verso toward the bottom of the spine, which has since made a bit of a tape ghost on the front side. Still a very presentable copy, and nicer than normally found.

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        Alphabetum Romanum. Herausgegeben von G. Mardersteig.

      Verona, Editiones Officinae Bodoni 1960. 137 S. mit handkolorierter Titelvignette, 5 Tafeln und 25 handkolorierten Buchstaben. Kopfgoldschnitt. OHLdr. im OSchuber 23,2 x 16,0 cm. . Nr. 72 von 160 num. Exemplaren. Schuber min. berieben, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stefan Küpper]
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        Eagle Volume 11 issues 1 – 53 (1960) (complete) VF

      Hulton Press, 1960. VF - Very Fine. Various, including Frank Hampson, Frank Bellamy, Leslie Ashwell Wood. Finest condition Eagle complete year we have ever seen. This is the complete volume 11, 53 issues January 1960 – December 1960. No centre fold marks or creases (often the case with Eagles) and all clean crisp complete copies. Featuring Frank Bellamy's Dan Dare Project Nimbus and Trip to Trouble, Frank Hampson's Road to Courage, Riders of the Range, Jack O'Lantern and Luck of the Legion as well as the Ashwell Wood cutaway centre spreads. We ceased selling comics about 10 years ago. We are continually offered collections and often purchase them, but we tend to pass them on to fellow dealers in trade. VERY occasionally we come across something special. We have sold literally thousands of early Eagle comics over the nearly 40 years we have been trading, but this set is the finest condition complete year we have ever seen.

      [Bookseller: Print Matters]
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        ATENE E ROMA n.s. ANNO V FASC.4 RASSEGNA TRIMESTRALE DELL'ASSOCIAZIONE ITALIANA DI CULTURA CLASSICA

      G.D'ANNA, 1960. ITALIANO 0,12 Brossura editoriale morbida, ruvida, beige con titoli marroni e neri, ingiallita ai bordi ed al dorso e con lievi segni di usura, pagine brunite ai bordi causa tempo, alcune ancora intonse, in italiano con parti di testi in latino USATO

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        Fishing Boat In Late Evening Painting. Yú Zh u Chàng W n Tú.

      San Francisco: [circa 1960's]. - Chinese Ink And Wash Painting On Fine Paper. Very good, mounted on fine decorative fabric and paper in Chinese hanging scroll style. 55.7 x 117.9 cm. The artist was born in Hong Kong in 1930. She received an MA degree from the University of British Columbia, Canada in 1962. She lived in Berkeley, CA in the late 1960s , studying for her doctorate. She had shows at Berkeley and at Maxwell Gallery in San Francisco and was the subject of an article in the San Francisco Chronicle of Feb. 5, 1967 entitled "Miss Snowflake at the Easel." She did images of the Bay Area in her series "Bay Area through Oriental Eyes" using her own mineral colors with one brush. Listed in Dictionary of Canadian Artists. vol. 5, pp. 1373-1374. She died in 2013 in Oakland, CA.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Roma Parte seconda

      TOURING CLUB ITALIANO, MILANO 1960 - Attraverso l' Italia ITALIANO Volume rilegato in cartoncino rigido. Pagine in buono stato. CCCLXXXIII ( 383 ) incisioni in nero, XXVI ( 26 ) quadricromie fuori testo, una pianta di Roma.

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        LETTERE AI FAMILIARI LIBRI I-V VI-IX

      BOLOGNA: ZANICHELLI, 1960 1963. RILEGATO. BUONO. 13 20. PROSATORI DI ROMA I II USATO

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        One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

      New York: Random House, 1960 - Octavo. Original laminated pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Extremities a little worn, occasional pale foxing to text block. Otherwise a very good copy in the slightly nicked jacket, spine toned, little loss to spine ends. Illustrated throughout by the author. First edition, first printing. Younger and Hirsch 64. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Roma Parte seconda

      TOURING CLUB ITALIANO, 1960. ITALIANO 1,04 Volume rilegato in cartoncino rigido. Pagine in buono stato. CCCLXXXIII ( 383 ) incisioni in nero, XXVI ( 26 ) quadricromie fuori testo, una pianta di Roma. USATO

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        Zwei Fischerboote an einer holländischen Mole - Öl auf Leinwand

      (um 1960). Maße: ca. 88 cm x 79 cm, unten rechts signiert, im breiten Holzrahmen, (teils Farbabplatzungen)

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat]
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        450 Años de Lucha: Homenaje al Pueblo Mexicano (title from cover). 146 Estampas de la Lucha del Pueblo de Mexico: Obra Colectiva de los Artistas del Taller de Grafica Popular en Mexico (subtitle from portfolio flap)

      (12) pp. introductory material including illustrated title, preface, and list of plates with historical notes by Enrique Ramirez y Ramirez and Alberto Morales Jimenez, 144 plates with original full-page prints (many printed in color, most on colored paper stock) that reflect the independent and revolutionary spirit of the Mexican people and the aims of artist members of the Taller. Some very minor scattered soiling, a few plates with small marginal tears. Folio. Text fascicule and plates loose as issued in orig. illus. wrpps. portfolio. Mexico City 1960. This portfolio comprises a large group of older and new graphics by 25 artist members of the Taller de Grafica Popular. Among them are six women artists: Celia Calderon, Elizabeth Catlett De Mora, Elena Huerta, Sarah Jimenez, Maria Luisa Martin, and Mariana Yampolsky. A beautiful and significant compendium of original graphic material.

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        [Photo Album]: New England Family featuring Boy Scouts and the Portland to Montreal Pipeline

      Maine, 1960. Near Fine. Oblong quarto measuring 10" x 12". String-tied black cloth over paper boards with gilt decorations. Contains 208 sepia-toned or black and white gelatin silver photographs and 3 later color photographs measuring between 1.5" x 2" and 3.5" x 5.5" with captions. Photo album is very good with detached but present pages, small tears, and spotting with near fine photographs.A photo album kept by a New England family between 1902 and 1960. The album details a variety of family events including trips and vacations. The album is not in chronological order and begins with photos of a Boy Scout Troop from Dracut, Massachusetts between 1923 and 1924. These photos show the troop in group photos during their "1st Overnight Hike" in New Hampshire. The boys are seen cooking, starting fires, and hiking in candid snapshots. The next section documents a trip to Quebec in 1902 with photos of Montmorency Falls and the Quebec Zoo. In 1919 the family who kept the album bought a home in Dracut, Massachusetts. The photos document the changes they made to the house, including the addition of a sun porch, and the changing of seasons. One caption reads, "several large Baldwin apple trees in full bloom added to the beauty of the spring." The album shows the beauty of the New England landscape with photos of waterfalls, rock faces, and beaches as well as working on the family farm.One section of six photos shows the welding of the Portland to Montreal pipeline in 1941. The pipeline began as a response to the oil shortages Canada was facing in World War II. The decision was made to take crude oil from Portland, Maine to Montreal with a pipeline which measured approximately 236 miles. The photos here show the construction of the pipeline, digging ditches, laying pipe, and welding. One photo shows the joining of the pipe at "the line," the border between the U.S. and Canada. Another photo shows an aerial view of the pipe "looking North."The later part of the album is a collection of travel and family photos through the 1960s. Many of the photos are taken in the 1940s depicting picnics, campsites, and road travel, including a section of photos from a camping trip to Mt. Katahdin, the highest mountain in Maine, in September of 1942. These photos show people hiking up the Dudley Trail featuring snapshots of the Knife Edge peak and Chimney Pond. Later in the album the family visit Keene, New Hampshire and New York as well. The New York photos show Radio City's ice rink, Grant's tomb, and the library at Columbia, among other tourist sites. A few of the photos are in color from the 1960s and show an older couple posing together. An extensive New England family album featuring boy scouts and the homefront during World War II.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Design for the Pomona Mall Shopping Center (now Western University of Health Sciences).

      [Los Angeles, Calif.], ca. 1960.(). Gouache painting on board. 7 x 30 inches. Signed in pencil by the artist on the mount. Titled: Look facing West on Second Street from Garey Avenue. Millard Sheets Design. S. David Underwood, Architect.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        The Marriage of Heaven and Hell.

      Clairvaux: The Trianon Press for The William Blake Trust, 1960 - Folio (378 x 266 mm). Original green full morocco, titles gilt to spine, top edge gilt. With the original marbled slipcase. Small trivial mark to spine, otherwise fine. Colour illuminated pages reproduced by collotype and stencil. First edition thus, deluxe limited issue: copy XX of 20 deluxe copies with an original guide sheet and stencil, and a set of hand-coloured plates showing progressive stages, as well as colour collotype proofs,from a total edition of 526 copies on Arches pure rag paper made to match that used by Blake, with each page watermarked with Blake's monogram. The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, Blake's boldest and most directly philosophical work, was described by S. Foster Damon as "Blake's Principia, in which he announced a new concept of the universe" (Blake Dictionary). The original stencil, guide sheet, and plate suite included at the rear of this deluxe copy is the final plate for Blake's "Memorable Fancy", in which, Blake having boldly confounded a judging Angel by imposing his own counter-fantasy upon it, the Angel complains "Thy phantasy has imposed upon me & thou oughtest to be ashamed", to which Blake answers, "We impose on one another, & it is but lost time to converse with you whose works are only Analytics". [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        I Maestri dell'Architettura contemporanea.

      Milano, Il Saggiatore, 1960/1964. Volumi in 8vo grande (cm. 25,5); copertine con sovraccoperte illustrate; circa 140 pagine ognuno con moltissime illustrazioni su carta patinata. Con questa Collana "Il Saggiatore" vuol presentare, attraverso monografie corredate di esaurienti illustrazioni e notizie bibliografiche, un panorama dei maggiori risultati raggiunti dal nostro secolo sia nell'arte di edificare che nell'urbanistica. Raccolta di 13 monografie in prima edizione. Louis Sullivan, 1961; Le Corbusier, 1960; Antonio Gaudì, 1960; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, 1960; Alvar Aalto, 1960; Pier Luigi Nervi, 1960; Walter Gropius, 1961; Richard Neutra, 1961; R. Buckminster Fuller, 1964; Oscar Niemeyer, 1961; Frank Lloyd Wright, 1960; Eero Saarinen, 1964; Eric Mendelsohn, 1961. Axs

      [Bookseller: Libreria Bongiorno Paolo]
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        Portrait photograph signed

      15 x 17 cms [1960], n.p., n.d. - A head-and-shoulders portrait of the first Prime Minister of India, signed across the image and dated 11.5.1960. In excellent condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Grogan]
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        Farbaquatinta 1960 (NOR) von Ernst Wilhelm Nay. Signiert rechts unten, links numeriert 70/100. Beilage zur Vorzugsausgabe der Monographie Haftmann: E.W. Nay.

      Köln, Dumont Schauberg, 1960 - 17,8 cm x 14,8 cm (Blattgröße 24 x 21 cm). *Gabler 63. - Eins von 100 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe der Monographie von Haftmann über E.W. Nay, denen eine originale Aquatinta beigelegt ist. Das Buch ist hinten numeriert (No. 70) und eigenhändig von Nay signiert. Die Aquatinta-Radierung ebenfalls numeriert und signiert. - Tadelloses Exemplar der Radierung und des Buches. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        Design for a Monumental Building with Murals and Palm Trees.

      [Los Angeles, Calif.], ca. 1960.(). Gouache painting. 14.5 x 34.5 inches. Signed in pencil by the artist. On board.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        The Violent Bear It Away

      New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. 243 pp. Original red marble-patterned boards, grey cloth backstrip lettered in white. First edition with no statement of printing. Signed by Flannery O'Connor on preliminary page listing her other titles. Near Fine with faint bowing to boards, faint edge wear, sunning to spine cloth, and a very faint stain to the page with O'Connor's signature and adjacent page. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket with sunned spine panel, small chip at front bottom tip and publisher's price of $3.75 intact. A nice copy of the acclaimed Southern writer's third book, signed in blue ink.

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        A Winter Ship.

      Edinburgh: The Tragara Press, 1960 - Single folded sheet, titles to front cover printed in black. A fine copy. First edition of the author's first separately published work, one of approximately 60 copies. The proof copies for the poem were printed crediting Plath as the author, but Plath wrote to the publisher, Alan Anderson, on 11 June 1960, asking for her name to be removed from the published version. Tabor, Sylvia Plath: an analytical bibliography, p. 4. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Design for a Monumental Garden, Los Angeles, California.

      [Los Angeles, Calif.], ca. 1960.(). Watercolor painting. 21 x 32. inches. Signed in pencil by the artist. On board.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Four Quartets.

      London: Faber & Faber, 1960 - Quarto. Original cream parchment, gilt lettered spine, marbled paper sides, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. With the slipcase. An excellent copy. First Mardersteig edition, number 109 of a limited edition of 290 copies only, signed by the author. This is the most beautiful edition of the Four Quartets, printed on large paper in Dante type by Giovanni Mardersteig on the hand-press of the Officina Bodoni in Verona; it was originally published in New York in 1943. Gallup A43c.

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        Botteghe Oscure.

      Rome: [De Luca Editore], 1948-1960 - 25 volumes, octavo. Original printed buff wrappers. 8 volumes (IX-XVI) with wraparound bands; 9 volumes (XVII-XXV) with dust jackets. A few unopened volumes. Wrappers and jackets slightly toned with lightly creased and nicked extremities, text blocks lightly toned. An excellent set. Complete collection of the semi-annual literary journal Botteghe Oscure, with the 1949 Rome issue of Volume I (Volume I was first published in 1948 in Naples). Founded by Marguerite Caetani in Rome in 1948 and named after the street on which the editorial office was located, Botteghe Oscure was an explicitly international literary magazine, both in scope and distribution. "In twelve years it published writers from thirty countries in five languages: English, Italian, French, German, and Spanish. Most contributions appeared in the original, with no translation; the only exceptions were made for texts written in less common languages like Greek, Korean, or Dutch, which were translated into English Caetani wanted to create something different from the publications that populated the Italian literary scene in the 1940s, which she described as 'historical, critical, political, dry as dust' in a letter to her half sister, poet Katherine Biddle" (Lucamante, Elsa Morante's Politics of Writing, p.106). Caetani, together with Giorgio Bassani, her one constant collaborator and editor for the Italian section of the magazine, sought to support both established and unknown authors and published contributions by the likes of W. H. Auden, André Frénaud, Giuseppe di Lampedusa, Guglielmo Petroni, Nelly Sachs, Edith Sitwell, Dylan Thomas, and William Carlos Williams, among others. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Un garçon d'honneur

      - La table ronde, Paris 1960, 12x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione, uno dei 40 esemplari numerati su Alfa solo le carte. Bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 40 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa, seuls grands papiers. Agréable exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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