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        Excerpts from Visions of Cody.

      New York: New Directions, 1960 - Octavo. Original purple cloth-backed white boards printed in purple and red, designed by Kerouac, titles to spine in silver, orange endpapers. Publisher's prospectus for the book laid in. Spine slightly faded, occasional spot of foxing to boards and edges. An excellent copy. First and signed limited edition, number 645 of 750 copies only signed by the author. Kerouac wrote the novel between 1951 and 1952, and this excerpt comprised around a third of the text. Visions of Cody was not published in its entirety until 1972. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Ernest Hemingway Bronze Sculpture Bust 1960.

      Thomas Holland, 1960.(). Bronze Bust of Ernest Hemingway on Walnut stand, 14" Height, 7" width. Chipping on left ear and hair on forehead. Signature on back of bust "Copyright 1960. Thomas Holland, F51". Heavy item, additional freight charge needed for shipping; item weighs 10 lbs.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        A Bear Called Paddington

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing, with 1960 on the title page. The jacket is not priced, as there was some sort of tape or sticker to the top edge of the front flap that was pulled up, removing a strip of surface where the price could be. In Near Fine condition, in a Very Good dust jacket. Light foxing or offsetting to end sheets. Previous owner name on front free end paper. Cloth is clean and sharp. The dust jacket has a few short edge tears, light chipping, light soiling, light wear at folds and light rubbing. A lovely copy in a nice dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [together with:] Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There

      Mount Vernon: Peter Pauper Press,, [c.1960]. 2 works, quarto (214 x 155 mm). Later red morocco, titles and motifs to spines gilt, raised bands to spine, double rule to boards gilt, turn-ins gilt, illustrated endpapers, cloth page markers, top edges gilt. Illustrated throughout by Sir John Tenniel. Spined toned, joints just starting. An excellent pair. An attractively bound set of Lewis Carroll's two Alice books.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        FOR YOUR EYES ONLY. Five Secret Occasions in the Life of James Bond.

      Cape: London, 1960. Black boards, spine gilt lettered, eye in white to front. Smalll bumps to outer corners, faint yellowing to fore edges, else fine, no owner names. Dust jacket has very light yellowing to spine, with the red lettering only a very little faded, soft creases to upper outer corner of front panel, very nearly fine otherwise, flap price (15s) intact. A nice copy of a book that is particularly elusive in truly fine/fine condition.. The only collection of James Bond short stories published in Fleming's lifetime. Contains the title story, "From a View To a Kill," "Quantum of Solace," "Risico," and "The Hildebrand Rarity", the first three of which were the basis of Bond films. Binding: Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Steven Temple Books]
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        Twenty-one volumes by Paul West, 13 signed and 12 warmly inscribed by the author: Words for a Deaf Daughter; Alley Jaggers (dedication copy); I'm Expecting to Live Quite Soon; Bela Lugosi's White Christmas; Colonel Mint (1st American edition); Colonel Mint (1st British edition); Sporting with Amaryllis; The Universe, and Other Fictions; Rat Man of Paris; The Place in Flowers Where Pollen Rests; Lord Byron's Doctor; Gala; The Spellbound Horses; Byron & the Spoiler's Art; Out of My Depths: A Swimmer in the Universe; Sheer Fiction, Vols. I & III; Love's Mansion; The Very Rich Hours of Count Von Stauffenberg; Terrestrials; The Women of Whitechapel and Jack the Ripper

      - Publication dates range from 1960-1997. Mainly first editions, a few are second printing. 8vo, 20 volumes are hardcover and one paperback. Various paginations. Books are Very Good to Near Fine. Ten of the books are warmly inscribed to Charles Mann, rare books librarian at The Pennsylvania State University. Text in books is clean and unmarked, with the exception of Sheer Fiction, Volume III, which has pencil underlining and marks to less than 5% of the pages. Dust jackets are intact and range from Good to Near Fine, all housed in archival dust jacket protectors. The copy of Alley Jaggers is a first British edition and a dedication copy, dedicated to "Nan and Charley" and inscribed "For Charley, Nan (and Hopalong). from Paul and Alley, with love / 16 November 1966." The Spellbound Horses is West's third published book, a limited edition hardcover poetry chapbook (Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1960), one of 250 copies. Signed by the author on title page. Front flyleaf mostly excised. No dust jacket. Related items loosely inserted into a few of these volumes, including a letter from Charles Mann to the author (1971). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [together with:] Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.

      Mount Vernon: Peter Pauper Press, [c.1960] - 2 works, quarto (214 x 155 mm). Later red morocco, titles and motifs to spines gilt, raised bands to spine, double rule to boards gilt, turn-ins gilt, illustrated endpapers, cloth page markers, top edges gilt. Spined toned, joints just starting. An excellent pair. Illustrated throughout by Sir John Tenniel. An attractively bound set of Lewis Carroll's two Alice books.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Histoire Du Soldat by C.F. Razmuz; illustree de lithographies originales par Hans Erni

      Lausanne: Andre et Pierre Gonin, 1960. Hardcover. Loose as issued in illustrated green stiff wrappers housed in yellow board portfolio with vellum spine. Fine in matching, very good slipcase.. 100 pages. 28 x 19 cm. Limited edition, one of 35 (of 325) on Japon nacre ivoire -- copy 84 of those from 51-85. Signed by Erni and A & P. Gonin. All lithographs in black and white. The first fifty copies on Japon nacre blanc. The original musical version with music by Igor Stravinsky premiered in 1918. Swiss born was strongly influenced by the works of Braque and Picasso. In October of 1933 he joined the Abstraction-Creation group to counteract the influence of the Surrealists led by Andre Breton. Some members of the group other than Erni, were Mondrian, Arp, Kandinsky, and Mary Cassatt. Fresh, bright copy.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc. ]
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        Chagall Lithograph [ I ]. Vorwort von Marc Chagall. Notizen von Fernand Mourlot.

      Monte Carlo Verlag Andre Sauret 1960 - (32,5 x 25,3 cm); 4°; 220,(1) Seiten. Mit zahlreichen meist farbigen Abbildungen; Orig.-Leinwandband; Orig.-Umschlag, Orig.-Cellophanumschlag. Mit 12 Original Lithographien, davon 10 farbig. Deutsche Ausgabe. Der Schutzumschlag (Orig.-Lithographie) mit Einrissen und kleiner Fehlstelle. Der Cellophanumschlag mit Abrissen. Kopfschnitt angestaubt und angeschmutzt. Die Lithographien im Buch sind tadellos. * Versand mit/ shipping with Deutsche Post oder/ or DHL. - Ask for more pics ! * 2001 gr.

      [Bookseller: Heinrich Heine Antiquariat oHG]
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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 supplied dust jacket. Housed in a custom green cloth solander box. [Together with correspondence from the author:] 1) Typed letter signed with envelope, 3 November 1992; 2) Autograph letter signed, 10 November [1992]; 3) Christmas card with envelope, 16 December 1992. Ownership signature of Lillian Shipley to front free endpaper. Spine foxed and slightly faded, occasional faint spot to contents, light wear to bottom fore corner, jacket a little rubbed and creased at extremities, tiny chips and nicks to spine ends, short closed tear to foot of front panel, faint tape residue to flaps. An excellent copy in the jacket with unusually bright spine. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author to Sheldon Reid on the front free endpaper, "To Sheldon with my love, Harper Lee", together with three pieces of correspondence from the author to him. Reid, had purchased this copy of the first edition for Lee to sign for him. The front free endpaper bears the original pencilled bookseller's price and inscription: "two hundred dollars FIRM (an autographed copy sold about two years ago for $600)". Lee inscribed the copy and returned it with an autograph note, dated 10 November: "Your friends might think you're crazy, but don't worry — it'll never decrease in value!" Reid subsequently sent her flowers as a thank-you gift; in the closely-written Christmas card from Lee, dated 16 December 1992, she thanks him effusively for "one of the loveliest floral arrangements I ever had … You had the girls at the shop in a tizzy wondering about my gentleman admirer … a gentleman in this day and age is so rare that it's a cause of wonderment". She also explains that she had mailed the book to him and subsequently lost his address, and a mutual acquaintance had been unreachable ("I've been fretting for weeks that I've been unable to thank you … I know you're unlisted so called Jay for it with no success.") A further piece of correspondence from Lee accompanies the book, though unrelated to its signing: a typed letter signed, dated 3 November 1992, written prior to the exchange of the book. In it, Lee again references their mutual acquaintance ("Jay told me that … you sounded almost chipper! Keep on keeping on … life is too precious to live it on a shrink's couch"), and thanks him for sending her a newspaper clipping, and in response deplores that "Selma has reached the lowest of lows: the most shameful event in the history of Alabama took place at the Edmund Pettus Bridge. Selling pieces of the True Cross would be in better taste". Lee also decries the exploitation and "use of Mockingbird and my name" by the Blue Ribbon Committee, which was formed to raise funds for restoration of the Old Monroe County Courthouse (the inspiration for the courthouse in Mockingbird). Though it is unclear what the exact contents of the news clipping were, it is possible that Lee was objecting to the sale of voting rights memorabilia by The National Voting Rights Museum gift shop. The museum had opened earlier that same year, near the Edmund Pettus Bridge, infamous for being the site of the "Bloody Sunday" police riot in 1965, and the shop was a major source of its funding. Lee, a notoriously private and retiring author, was extremely sensitive to the exploitation of Mockingbird, and those who sought to profit from it without permission; she later sued the Monroeville County Museum for exploitation of the novel by selling merchandise. Lee concludes the letter here on a more prosaic note, lamenting that Monroeville is "100 miles in any direction from a dress shop and a bookstore. So much for fashion and culture. H. L. Mencken would feel right at home here — it is still the Sahara of the Bozart".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Boys Book of Boxing and Body Building

      SOUVENIR PRESS, LONDON 1960 - Slighty Worn Blue Hard Back Cover with Colored Illustrated Good DJ. A Boys book of boxing and body building with a simple section on judo and contributions by Charley Goldman & Al Bachman. Pages have no aged toning with markings and foxing. Foxing is visible on edges. Contains Black and White illustrations and photographs. Overall in good condition. DATE PUBLISHED: 1960 EDITION: 189 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        CIOCCOLATA A COLAZIONE

      MONDADORI, 1960. ITALIANO 0,28 Unica traduzione autorizzata dall'americano, di Tommaso Giglio. Numero 9 della collezione. Mezza brossura; dorso rivestito in tela bordò con minima usura alle estremità. Copertina in cartoncino con piccolo alone di becca all'angolo inferiore. Quarta con impurità. Tagli lievemente ingialliti; su quello di testa, macchia di umidità. Da pagina 129 a fine libro le pagine risultano staccate. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        The Caretaker

      London: Methuen & Co, 1960. 1st trade edition, preceded by the Samuel French acting edition. A theatrical dynamo, The Caretaker is to post-modern plays, what Washington D. C. is to lying. Pinter's own copy (the author's salient precious), of his first major success, (maybe used as a prompt copy) with his extensive deletions, alongside of some corrections, additions, notations, and changes, all in his own handwriting. Original wrappers (there was also a simultaneous hardbound issue). Very good, minor wear (game used), the best copy in the world. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Biblioctopus]
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        LA DERNIÈRE BANDE suivi de CENDRES

      Éditions de Minuit 1960 - Éditions de Minuit, Paris, 1960, In-8, broché, couverture monochrome blanche, 72 pages. Édition Originale sur papier courant après 47 exemplaires en tirage de tête - TRÈS RARE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE DE Samuel BECKETT chef de file du " Nouveau Roman" au cinéaste suisse Jean-Luc GODARD chef de file de la "Nouvelle Vague" - Joint un carton de l'auteur absent de Paris - Exemplaire en très bon état - Couverture très légèrement d'usage ( voir photos ) - Intérieur très propre - Pages non coupées - Envoi rapide et très soigné en recommandé contre signature pour la France métropolitaine et l'international - RARE. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bibliopuces]
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        John Kennedy

      [December 1960?]. Baby gift for John F. Kennedy, Jr. [John-John] received by President-Elect John F. Kennedy and Mrs. Kennedy on the occasion of his birth November 25, 1960. Hand-painted design of three ducklings and Mother Duck wearing an appliquéd red-and-white checked gingham apron edged in red rickrack, 11.5” X 15.5” visible, framed without glass to a finished size of 12.5” X 16.5”. Signed <I>“Patty Carter”</I> in lower right corner. A companion piece by the artist of the Mother Hen design. Fine condition.<br /><br />This lovely gift was one of many baby gifts Jacqueline Kennedy offered to her personal secretary, Mary Barelli Gallagher. It is one of only a few the secretary chose to keep [other gifts were given to charity of to friends]. In Chapter 8 of her book, “My Life with Jacqueline Kennedy”, Mary Barelli Gallagher tells about John-John’s baby gifts [New York: David McKay, 1969]. A copy of the letter of authenticity for the Mother Hen design signed by Mary Barelli Gallagher and a Certificate of Authenticity from John Reznikoff, fully describing the hand-painted design, are provided.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        To Kill A Mockingbird.

      London: Heinemann, 1960. First British edition of the Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Harper Lee on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of wear. Jacket design by Fratini. An exceptional example, rare and desirable signed by Lee. To Kill a Mockingbird became an immediate bestseller and won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The New Yorker declared it "skilled, unpretentious, and totally ingenious". It has gone on to become of the best-loved classics of all time and has been translated into more than forty languages selling more than forty million copies worldwide. Made into the Academy Award-winning film, directed by Robert Mulligan, starring Gregory Peck. It went on to win three Oscars: Best Actor for Gregory Peck, Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White, and Best Screenplay for Horton Foote. It was nominated for five more Oscars including Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Mary Badham, the actress who played Scout. In 1995, the film was listed in the National Film Registry. In 2003, the American Film Institute named Atticus Finch the greatest movie hero of the 20th century. In 2007 the film ranked twenty-fifth on the AFI's 10th anniversary list of the greatest American movies of all time. It was named the best novel of the twentieth century by librarians across the country (Library Journal).

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        Poems [of] Paul Valéry / translated by David Paul; selected and translated from the notebooks [of Paul Valéry] by James R. Lawler : [and] On poets and poetry. Complete in 15 volumes

      London : Routledge and K. Paul/New York: Pantheon Books, 1960, Hardcover, First Edition. Fine cloth copies in a near fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dust wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Provenance; from the personal library of Professoly Lloyd Austin, University of Manchester.Physical description; 15 volumes : illustrations ; 21 cm. Notes; 15 volumes complete but not uniform in edition. Subjects; French poetry. French poetry - Translations into English. English poetry - Translations from French. Genre; Illustrated. Text is in English ; French. Inventory No: 242031.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        The Lord of the Rings, 1960 Set By Readers Union, with Dustjackets and Slipcase

      London: Readers Union, 1960. First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. J.R.R. Tolkien. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien. A beautiful set of this unusual presentation of Tolkien's trilogy. Not for sale to the general public, limited to members of the Readers Union only. Published by the Readers Union in 1960 with the permission of George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London. The books are in Very Good Plus condition, with no names or writing, and with a slight amount of offsetting to the endpapers. Housed in the original dustjackets, all are Very Good Plus condition, having a bit of loss to the top and bottom of the spine ends, and the corners of the fold areas. None of the dustjackets are price clipped, and they show a bit of light tanning to the spines. These unusual dustjackets are in Very Good Plus condition, and show beautifully. All maps are tipped in at the rear, and in excellent condition, with a touch of browning to the center fold area. This set features a line drawing by an unnamed artist for The Readers Union, of 'Sauron's Eye'. The only set to have this particular and very unusual dustjacket. Scarce in this lovely condition. Includes a custom foil stamped leather slipcase for display and protection of these beautiful books. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Very Good Plus / Very Good Plus.

      [Bookseller: The Tolkien Bookshelf]
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        Ventura Keys By Pacesetter Homes (Subdivision Model Homes Brochure for Harbor Area in Ventura California, Features 37 Models Rendered w floorplans]

      Pacesetter Homes 1950s / 1960s, Not Dated - Rare model home brochure packet from the 1960s house plans for the Ventura Keys subdivision at the Harbor in Ventura California. 12 page booklet 9 x 9 inches square. With back pocket that includes 12 loose sheets showing the rendered elevation views for 2-4 models on each with the floor plans on the back. 37 models featured on the loose pages. I recognize them all, as I actually lived in Pacesetter Duplex Model plan C1 in the 1970s. A rare find, showing the map of the subdivision, the connection with the harbor, and photos of local shops and features of the City of Ventura. Architect Will Foster, Balanced Power Homes, by Pacesetter Homes, home port for modern mariners. Ventura Keys. White soft cover shows, some soiling, age, and has a penned in local phone number. Otherwise clean and unmarked. Collector piece, Ventura County History. Ventura Keys by Pacesetter Homes WILL FOSTER Architect MODELS Plans Development Size: Architecture / Design / Examples [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: GREAT PACIFIC BOOKS]
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        John Kennedy

      [December 1960?]. Baby gift for John F. Kennedy, Jr. [John-John] received by President-Elect John F. Kennedy and Mrs. Kennedy on the occasion of his birth November 25, 1960. Hand-painted design of four little chicks and Mother Hen wearing an appliquéd pink-and-white checked gingham apron edged in pink rickrack, 11.5” X 15.5” visible, framed to a finished size of 12.5” X 16.5”. Signed <I>“Patty Carter”</I> in lower right corner. Fine condition.<br /><br />This lovely gift was one of many baby gifts Jacqueline Kennedy offered to her personal secretary, Mary Barelli Gallagher. It is one of only a few the secretary chose to keep [other gifts were given to charity or to friends]. In chapter 8 of her book, “My Life with Jacqueline Kennedy”, Mary Barelli Gallagher tells about John-John’s baby gifts [New York: David McKay, 1969]. A letter of authenticity signed by Mary Barelli Gallagher, fully describing the framed hand-painted design, is provided. <br /> <br />

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Album de la Revolucion Cubana 1952-1959

      Editorial Echevarria, Habana 1960 - This is a soft-cover album complete with 268 trading cards, printed in Cuba after the Cuban revolution of 1952 - 1959. Original 1960 edition with pure paper wraps- not the plastic coated paper wraps of the 2000 re-issue. Its 32 pages tell the story of the Cuban Revolution in the trading cards, each of which has an explanatory historical subtitle. The cards include illustrations of Fidel and Raul Castro, Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Camilo Cienfuegos, Faure Chaumont, Rolando Cubelas, Victor Bordon, Elroy Gutierrez Menoyo, Crescencio Perez, Faustino Perez, Luis Orlando Rodriguez, Efigenio Almejeiras, Hubert Matos, Humberto Sori Marin, Juan Almeida, Raul Chivas, and other leaders as well as many illustrations of the historical events from the start of the revolution until the overthrow of the previous regime. Produced as an advertising campaign for the Cia. Industrial Empacadora de Dulces, S.A. where the cards came as premiums for the purchase of their products, and the album would have been supplied to the consumers for them to paste the premium cards accordingly. Volume is in wonderful condition- perhaps a touch of soiling and/or darkening to the wrapper, but the pages are still white and supple. Size: 11 3/4" x 8 1/2" Oblong. Size: 11 3/4" x 8 1/2" Oblong [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jusara Book Shop IOBA]
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        LETTERATURA LATINA PAGANA PROFILO STORICO

      FIRENZE: SANSONI, 1960. RILEGATO. BUONO. 12 18. LE PICCOLE STORIE ILLUSTRATATE USATO

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        Theater. Gustav Gründgens inszeniert. (Einführung und Vorwort von Günther Penzoldt).

      unpaginiert mit zahlreichen Abbildungen der verschiedensten Inszenierungen. 8, gebundene Ausgabe, Leinen 8-quer, mit zu kurzem Cellophanumschlag, bedruckter Bildeinband, der Einband mit etwas Randbräune, auf dem Vorsatz mit der Signatur Gustav Gründgens und der im Jahr korrigierten Datierung 24.11.59, das Buch scheint, wie vielfach üblich, schon im Weihnachtsgeschäft vor dem genannten Erscheinungsjahr 1960 herausgekommen zu sein, weitere Signaturen von Schauspielern, die in Gründgens Inszenierungen mitwirkten und die mit eindrucksvollen Fotos dargestellt sind, sind im Buch zu finden: Hanne Hiob (27.11.95), Maximilian Schell, Will Quadflieg, Heinz Reincke und Antje Weisgerber , mit einer Liste von Gründgens Inszenierungen

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        Jazzlife - Collector's Edition --- Collector's Edition

      ca. 700 Abbildungen696 SeitenAuf 1.000 Exemplare limitierte, nummerierte und signierte Sammlerausgabe des legendären Fotobandes von William Claxton, mit dem nicht minder hervorragenden Text von Joachim E. Berendt und der Bonus CD mit digital-bearbeiteten Aufnahmen die 1960 während der Reise von Berendt und Claxton entstanden.Jedem Exemplar sind vier signierte und nummerierte Pigment Prints im Format 50 x 60 cm beigelegt:* William Claxton, Jazzlife: Bild 1Das Metropole Café auf dem Broadway in der Nähe des Times Square, New York City, 1960* William Claxton, Jazzlife: Bild 2Stan Getz an einem Bühneneingang auf der Cosmo Alley, Hollywood, 1956* William Claxton, Jazzlife: Bild 3Die George Williams Brass Band, New Orleans, 1960* William Claxton, Jazzlife: Bild 4Ray Charles mit einer Raylette, New York City, 1960 Buch und Drucke kommen in einer stoffbezogenen Geschenkbox Vorrätig ist Nummer 223.

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        Mr. Citizen

      Bernard Geis 1960 - Octavo, 315pp, gilt title, marbled end papers, maroon cloth covering. Original acetate protector. Slipcase with portrait of author, in fine condition. Signed limited edition of 1000 copies signed by President Truman, this being number 780. This limited edition of "Mr. Citizen" by President Harry Truman was presented to Mrs. Lauren Bacall in 1995. The note that accompanies the book was from Philip S. Fleming, Special Assistant to the President and Director of Development at the Harry S. Truman Library Institute. The note says the following: "On the occasion of President Truman&#146;s 111th birthday and the 50th anniversary of V-E Day, I am sending you a signed and numbered, limited edition of Mr. Citizen. President Truman autographed only 1000 of these books. Please accept this and the enclosed bust as tokens of our appreciation for your work on "A Journey from Independence" produced by Paul Werth. Sincerely, Phil."Ms. Bacall received a Grammy nomination in 1996 for her voice work on "Harry S. Truman: A Journey to Independence" [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The First Edition Rare Books, LLC]
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        Mr Citizen

      (New York):: Random House; Bernard Geis Assoc., (1960)., 1960. 8vo. 315 pp. Illus. Brick red cloth, gilt spine with red and blue painted 'labels', original glassine wrapper included; 4 small foxing marks to front fore-edge. With the original pictorial slip-case; a bit rubbed, some fading to box. Very good +. LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 copies, SIGNED by President Truman. This is number 704. Included is a first-day-of-issue stamp honoring Truman's life (May 8, 1973). Note: Benjamin Franklin's father, Josiah Franklin, was a tallow chandler, a soap-maker and a candle-maker. He was born at Ecton, Northamptonshire, England, on December 23, 1657, the son of Thomas Franklin, a blacksmith-farmer, and Jane White. Benjamin Franklin himself was known to visit Ecton. Thus one of the founding fathers of the United States had roots in Ecton. Franklin himself wrote, "The notes one of my uncles (who had the same kind of curiosity in collecting family anecdotes) once put into my hands, furnished me with several particulars relating to our ancestors. From these notes I learned that the family had lived in the same village, Ecton, in Northamptonshire, for three hundred years ... is eldest son Thomas lived in the house at Ecton, and left it with the land to his only child, a daughter, who, with her husband, one Fisher, of Wellingborough, sold it to Mr. Isted, now lord of the manor there." - Franklin's autobiography.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Weber Rare Books]
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        English as She is Spoke. With an Introduction by Paul Jennings.

      Limited edition. No. 110 of 200 copies. Original printed cloth boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Illustrations throughout in colour from Edward Bawden's sketch-book. Near fine.'A choice of familiar dialogues, clean of gallicisms, and despoiled phrases, it was missing yet to studious portuguese and brazilian Youth; and also to persons of other nations, that wish to know the portuguese language [...] indispensable object whom wish to speak the english and portuguese languages correctly'. The notoriously bad phrase book from the 19th century, illuminated in the 20th century by Bawden's lovely illustrations. The shape and size of the volume were determined by the sketch-book. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Anthony Smith Books]
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        Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War, 1939-45. The New Zealand dental services -- [ Presentation Leather Binding ]

      War History Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs, Wellington 1960 - 25.5 cm, xi, 422 pp, maps, plates, presentation half leather binding. A wonderful copy of the most scarce WWII NZ Official History, in a plush presentation half-leather binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Archway Books]
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        Mezhdunarodnyi iazyk Esperanto (grammatika, slovar' i kratkaia khrestomatiia) [The international language Esperanto (with grammar rules, a dictionary, and a short reader]

      self-published, Odessa 1960 - Small octavo (15 × 10.5 cm). Original string-bound printed wrappers; 48, [2] pp. Photo-reproduced manuscript and printed text. Owner signature to front wrapper; else very good. An unrecorded Soviet samizdat publication from Odessa, Ukraine, by one of two surviving members of the Sovetrespublikara Esperantista Unio, or Union of Soviet Esperantists, which existed from 1921 to 1937. In the 1920-1930s, Esperanto had been a popular pastime encouraged by writers and scientists such as Maxim Gorky, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, and Anatoly Lunacharsky. But in the course of the Stalinist Repressions, the Esperanto activists were accused of espionage, their belongings confiscated, and the members of the Central Committee executed. Vershinin survived, ostensibly by sheer luck: he happened to be away from Moscow when the arrests were made. After the 20th Congress of the Communist Party, in February 1956, which resulted in Khrushchev's disavoval of the Stalinist period, the first tentative attempts were made to reestablish Esperanto culture in the Soviet Union. Vershinin, now settled in Odessa, published his introduction as a manuscript" ("na pravakh rukopisi"), evidently for use among a growing circle of local Esperantists. He presents the history and goals of the language, outlines basic grammar rules, and concludes with a bibliography of primers and textbooks. A small dictionary is also included, photo-copied from an earlier publication. The reader contains short anecdotes and proverbs; a text on Zamenhof; excerpts of works by Stalin, Lenin, and the Esperantist Ivo Lapenna; a history of Esperanto in Odessa, the "cradle of Esperanto"; an excerpt in Esperanto of Pushkin's Eugene Onegin translated by N. Nekrasov; a text by Nikita Khrushchev ("Defendu Pacoj!"), and, importantly, the addresses of Soviet Esperanto libraries and circles, in places such as Tbilisi and Kazan'. Not in KVK, OCLC. Not at the Russian State or National Library. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Penka Rare Books, ILAB]
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        Mr. Citizen.

      (New York): Random House; Bernard Geis Assoc., (1960). (New York):: Random House; Bernard Geis Assoc., (1960)., 1960. 8vo. 315 pp. Illus. Brick red cloth, gilt spine with red and blue painted 'labels', original glassine wrapper included; 4 small foxing marks to front fore-edge. With the original pictorial slip-case; a bit rubbed, some fading to box. Very good +. LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 copies, SIGNED by President Truman. This is number 704. Included is a first-day-of-issue stamp honoring Truman's life (May 8, 1973). Note: Benjamin Franklin's father, Josiah Franklin, was a tallow chandler, a soap-maker and a candle-maker. He was born at Ecton, Northamptonshire, England, on December 23, 1657, the son of Thomas Franklin, a blacksmith-farmer, and Jane White. Benjamin Franklin himself was known to visit Ecton. Thus one of the founding fathers of the United States had roots in Ecton. Franklin himself wrote, "The notes one of my uncles (who had the same kind of curiosity in collecting family anecdotes) once put into my hands, furnished me with several particulars relating to our ancestors. From these notes I learned that the family had lived in the same village, Ecton, in Northamptonshire, for three hundred years ... is eldest son Thomas lived in the house at Ecton, and left it with the land to his only child, a daughter, who, with her husband, one Fisher, of Wellingborough, sold it to Mr. Isted, now lord of the manor there." – Franklin's autobiography.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Weber Rare Books ]
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        Katsura: Tradition and Creation in Japanese Architecture

      Tokyo: Zokei Sha Publications 1960 - 4to; First edition, first printing. Illustrated throughout in black-and-white by Ishimoto, Japanese and English texts by Tange, beige endpapers, blue cloth boards printed in white with acetate cover, cardboard slipcase with illustrated adhered label with small piece missing on spine. Condition: Very Good. Born in San Francisco in 1921, Yasuhiro Ishimoto was raised in Japan and then attended the Chicago Institute of Design, where he studied photography under Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind. This was where Ishimoto was primarily interested by the New Bauhaus. In 1953 for the first time he visited the Katsura Imperial Villa, an extensive 16th century compound in Kyoto valued as a cultural treasure of Japan, whose integration of architecture and gardens encapsulates the zenith of Japanese aesthetics. Ishimoto soon begun a photographic project on this subject, with this book published as a result. (Description from Kaneko & Vartanian - Japanese Photobooks of the 1960s and '70s, page 40.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ipy Books]
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        Gruner, Rudi. - "Wanderzirkus (Gaukler)".

      - Aquarell, auf weißem kräftigem Karton, 1960-1970. Von Rudi Gruner. 40,3 x 63,3 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Links unten mit Pinsel in Wasserfarbe signiert: "Rud. Gruner". Verso eigenhändig bezeichnet: "Rudi Gruner / 'Wanderzirkus' / Gaukler / Wasserfarbe". - Außerordentlich schönes Blatt des Künstlers. - Verso im Rand an den Stellen ehemaliger Passepartout-Montage leicht ausgedünnt. Aquarellfarben unvermindert farbfrisch. Originale Reißzwecklöchlein in den Ecken. Vollrandig erhalten. Insgesamt guter Zustand. Rudi Gruner (1909 Chemnitz - 1984 Karl-Marx-Stadt). Deutscher Maler, Zeichner und Illustrator. 1924-28 Ausbildung zum Musterzeichner an der Fachschule für Textilindustrie Chemnitz. 1932 Heirat mit Charlotte Pannicke. 1932-37 arbeitslos, gelegentlich Aushilfe in einer Drogerie. Ab 1937 Wohnung und Atelier in der Bernsdorfer Straße in Chemnitz. 1939-44 als Werbegrafiker tätig (v.a. Kinoplakate). 1944/45 Kriegsdienst als Soldat. Seitdem freischaffend in Chemnitz tätig. Enger Kontakt zur Künstlergruppe Chemnitz mit Martha Schrag, Georg Gelbke und anderen. 1950 Mitglied Verband Bildender Künstler Deutschlands. In den 1950er und '60er Jahren zahlreiche Illustrationen zur Weltliteratur (z.B. "Das Leben des Lazarillo vom Tormes", Leipzig: Reclam 1961). 1984 Hans-Grundig-Medaille. Ausstellungen: 1939 und '43 Beteiligungen Chemnitzer Kunsthütte, 1985 Galerie Oben in Karl-Marx-Stadt, 1997 Beteiligung "Die großen Alten 2" Neue Sächsische Galerie (mit Wilhelm Rudolph, Hermann Glöckner und Otto Müller-Eibenstock), 1999 Galerie Borssenanger Chemnitz, 2009 Retrospektive zum 100. Geburtstag Verein Kunst für Chemnitz. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        The Marriage Of Heaven And Hell.

      Trianon Press 1960. Folio, 27 plates, 4 pp. text. Quarter green morocco, gilt lettered backstrip, slipcase. Backstrip faded , otherwise a very good copy Limited to 526 copies, this copy no. 414. "This book is Blake's Principia, in which he announced a new concept of the universe." (Damon, Blake Dictionary). One of Blake's most popular texts, with numerous famous lines. Bentley, Blake Books, 108.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Francisco Rodriguez Sanchez-Clement (1893-1968) - Signed 1960 Oil,.

      1960 - Francisco Rodriguez Sanchez-Clement (1893-1968) - Signed Original 1960 Oil. A superb painting by the listed Spanish artist Francisco Rodriguez Sanchez-Clement. This painting is highly typical of his work, depicting a yog girl dancing, surrounded by onlookers. In a white stained frame with fabric slip. Signed in the lower right and further inscribed on a label on the reverse. Dated and titled on label on the reverse. Signed. On canvas on stretchers. In fine condition. Inspection under UV light reveals no restoration. There is some scuffing to the frame and a split in the wood in the upper right corner.Francisco Rodriguez Sanchez Clement was born in Elche, Spain in 1893. He was in the School of San Fernando where he obtained colourful Gold Medal in art and composition. In 1932 he had an exposition in the Circle of Beautiful Arts and the Hall Autumn of Madrid. In 1944 he received the Medal of Honor of the Exhibition of Beautiful Arts of Alicante, and in 1947 he had an exhibition in Valencia. He died in 1968 in Santa Pola, Spain. Size: Large (30-60cm) Framed: Yes Style: Realism Weight: 9000.00g [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Sulis Fine Art]
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        Promotional Booklet for Jamie and Mardi-Gras Records. Circa 1960

      [No place] - Bradbound printed wrappers. 12.5" x 12.5". Light wear on the wrappers, very good or better; internally fine. Contains 27 inserts that consist of high gloss album cover art and the sleeve art for a few 7" records for music produced by Jamie Records and their "bargain" label Mardi-Gras Records (the cover lists several other small independent companies including Gone Records, Gone Latin, Goldisc, and End Records, most of which were owned or founded by George Goldner between 1957-1962). The first four inserts in the book are for the Duane Eddy album "Have Twangy Guitar Will Travel" and the sleeve art for three 7" records by Eddy, "Detour" (both mono and stereo) and "Yep!" Aside for one more Eddy album, and a few "easy listening" albums, almost all - certainly way more than half - consists of the art for Latin music, almost always identified in the title as "cha cha cha" music, including Joe Cuba and Orchestra, Sonny Rossi and the Concord Hotel Orchestra, La Playa Sextet, Al Castellanos, Johnny Conquet and Orchestra, and Emilio Reyes. Certainly rare, and probably unique documentation and an interesting evocation of Latin music in the early 1960s.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        For Your Eyes Only.

      Jonathan Cape, London 1960 - First edition of the eighth novel in Ian Fleming's James Bond series. Octavo, original black cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light wear to the spine. Jacket design by Richard Chopping. The collection contains five short stories: "From a View to a Kill", "For Your Eyes Only", "Quantum of Solace", "Risico" and "The Hildebrand Rarity". It has "the only British dust jacket with any depiction of Bond: the eye in the peephole is his. Fleming made artist Richard Chopping paint it many times, until he was satisfied with the shape and, particularly, the color" (Biondi & Pickard, 46). It was made into the 1981 film starring Roger Moore and Carole Bouquet; the 1985 film A View to a Kill starring Moore, Christopher Walken, and Grace Jones and the 2008 film A Quantum of Solace starring Daniel Craig. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Justice League of America #1 First issue DC key Silver-Age Comic Book

      DC 1960 - -Classic first issue Silver-Age key! -FLASH, WONDER WOMAN, GREEN LANTERN, AQUAMAN. -Origin of the team. -Complete, cover attached at staples. Spine has a couple spots of glue. Solid presenting copy. Condition: G/VG

      [Bookseller: DTA Collectibles]
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        New Naturalist No 41 DRAGONFLIES [Exceptional]

      London: Collins, 1960. pp. xii, 260, with 53 colour plates by S. Beaufoy, 16 photographs in black and white, 200 maps and diagrams with key to larvae by A. E. Gardner. Original dust jacket fine, not price-clipped, no fading, clean and bright, now protected in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Green Buckram binding clean and bright, unfaded. Contents clean and tight, no toning or marks. A bright fine bright copy in a fine jacket. [Referenced by "Collecting the New Naturalists" - NN41A]Exceptional copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Book.

      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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        Freie Landschaft.

      Gouache auf Vlieseline er Jahre 1960 - 49 x 61 cm ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

      [Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Goyert]
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