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        Excerpts from Visions of Cody.

      (New York New Directions 1960) - One of 750 numbered copies signed by the author. Selections from Kerouac's lengthy character study of Neal Cassady, who appears here as the title character, Cody Pomeray. It was in On the Road that Kerouac first immortalized Cassady as the frenzied, charismatic Beat firgure Dean Moriarty. Their friendship was intense and mutually influential, even if the two more or less parted ways in the Sixties, when Cassady took up with the Merry Pranksters and became involved in the San Francisco psychedelic scene. Cassady has been credited with helping to transform Kerouac's writing from a traditional narrative style to the tumbling, "first thought best thought" mode for which he is so well known. Indeed, in the preface to this book, Kerouac comments that his intention was to write "an enormous paen which would unite my vision of America with words spilled out in the modern spontaneous method. Instead of just a horizontal account of travels on the road, I wanted a vertical, metaphysical study of Cody's character. . . ." Bound in cream boards backed in purple cloth, in original acetate wrapper. Very minor bump at top edge of upper board, small closed tears to acetate at spine head and foot, else a very fine copy. Publisher's announcement laid in. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        Excerpts From Visions of Cody

      New York: New Directions,, 1960. Octavo. Original paper covered boards with quarter cloth spine. No dust jacket was issued. A fine copy. First Edition. Number 236 of 750 copies signed by Jack Kerouac.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Rivina canescens (Rivina humulus, Rouge Plant)

      - Rare watercolour on vellum, unsigned, attributed to Georg Ehret The distinctive lettering, wording, numbering and painted mount, as well as the exquisite handling of the botanical portrait itself indicate beyond reasonable doubt that this is the work of Georg Dionysius Ehret, the great 18th century German botanical artist, who lived and worked in England for the last 34 years of his life. This fine, accomplished watercolour drawing undoubtedly comes from his English years and is one of the rich trove of drawings that was collected in albums (hence the number in the lower right corner), and then later dispersed as the virtuoso aristocratic collectors of the era passed away. Created in a happy conjunction of scientific interest and aesthetic sensibility, Ehret's watercolours epitomize the hopeful and enlightened view of the period when it looked as though all the elements and workings of the world would soon be known and properly valued. Ehret's drawing of the Rouge plant exemplifies the characteristics that make his work so outstanding, which can be said to be simplicity itself, he was able to let the plant speak for itself, not as a specimen but as a particular plant who for the moment represents its species. The effect achieved is very close to musical, especially in this drawing. Calman, Ehret, Flower Painter Extraordinary. Bodycolour on vellum mounted on thin card with green painted frame, unsigned. Caption "Sp[ecies] Pl[antarum] p. 177 [by Linnaeus] Drawing numbered 134, lower right. Auction cutting of unknown date or auction house (though possibly Sotheby's, 1960's, 70's) on verso attributes the painting to Ehret.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Malcolm

      Secker & Warburg, London 1960 - First English edition. Fine in just about fine dustwrapper with very slight toning on the spine, and with a long blurb by Dorothy Parker. Perhaps the author's most important novel, later dramatized by Edward Albee. Inscribed by the author to American composer Virgil Thomson: "For Virgil Thomson, with sincere wishes from James Purdy." Purdy's novel *Out with the Stars* (1992) features a central character, Abner Blossom, based upon and inspired by Virgil Thomson. In an autobiographical essay, Purdy stated that his book *Eustace Chisholm and the Works* "won the strong admiration of the noted composer Virgil Thomson, who had been following my career from the beginning and who was a special admirer of my novel *The Nephew*." See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Auch das ist nur eine Wolke. Aus den Jahren 1920 bis 1950.,

      Pfullingen, Neske, [1960]. - 75 S., 4 nn. Bll. mit vier von Arp aquarellierten Scherenschnitten. Hagenbach 23. Wilpert-G. 12. - Eines von 100 (GA 130) num. Exemplaren auf kräftigem Velin. Ursprünglich 1951 für den Vineta-Verlag in Basel gedruckt, wurde die Restauflage 1951 vom Verleger Neske übernommen. Druckvermerk vom Künstler signiert. Auf dem Titel zusätzliche Widmung des Künstlers mit Bleistift. Mit einem Vorwort von A. M. Frey. "Die 4 Bilder sind leicht verkleinerte Wiedergaben von Scherenschnitten von Hans Arp und von ihm ausgemalt". Frisches, tadelloses Exemplar. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 4°, Broschur mit Büttenumschlag [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Our new year's eve. Manuscript

      Bradbury, Ray. Our New Year's Eve. Typed manuscript, signed "Ray" and annotated in two places.1 page folio. 20 lines. Inscribed "Bruce! Hope this does it. Boston to you and Ezter, Ray." Undated (ca. 1960). Probably written for a magazine article on how famous writers spend New Year's Eve. Bradbury writes on his long-standing habit of staying at home on New Year's Eve to commemorate his family. The statement ends "...And for me, personally, as midnight comes and goes, it is a time to remember my mother and father... Thus the living and the dead, in our house, share a special time." Bradbury manuscripts are rarely on the market. Provenance: from the editor of New Yorker who worked with Bradbury in the 1950s.

      [Bookseller: Golden Legend, Inc.]
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        Jüchser, Hans. - "Stillleben mit afrikanischem Stuhl".

      . Holzschnitt, auf Büttenpapier, 1960/1986. Von Hans Jüchser. 49,0 x 35,7 cm (Darstellung / Druckstock) / 66 x 51 cm (Blatt). Rechts unter der Darstellung in Bleistift von der Witwe signiert "Hans Jüchser" und mittig "Hans Jüchser p.m." sowie links bezeichnet und datiert "Handdruck v. Hofmann 86". - Posthumer Druck vom originalen Holzstock. - Blattrand etwas knickspurig und unten mittig mit winzigem Einriß. Insgesamt gut erhalten. Hans Jüchser (1894 Chemnitz - 1977 Dresden). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1910-15 Ausbildung zum Zeichenlehrer in Stollberg. 1915-18 Soldat im Ersten Weltkrieg, danach Zeichenlehrer in Bockau. 1919-23 Studium an der Dresdner Akademie für Kunstgewerbe bei Georg Erler und Arno Drescher. 1923-28 Meisterschüler an der Kunstakademie Dresden bei Otto Hettner und Ludwig von Hofmann. 1927 Studienreise nach Südschweden und Bornholm. 1920-34 Mitglied der Künstlervereinigung Dresden. 1930-32 Mitglied der Assoziation revolutionärer bildender Künstler (ASSO). 1932-34 Mitglied der Neuen Dresdner Sezession und im "Kreis der Sieben?. 1937 vernichteten die Nationalsozialisten sechs seiner Gemälde aus den Kunstsammlungen. 1940 als Soldat in den Zweiten Weltkrieg eingezogen. Bis 1949 in Kriegsgefangenschaft. Danach freischaffend in Dresden-Wachwitz..

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        Flower, Fist and Bestial Wail

      (Eureka, California): Hearse Press. [1960]. First. First edition. Stapled illustrated wrappers. Staples oxidized else a fine copy. The author's first book (preceded by two broadsides), published in an edition of 200 copies. Signed by Bukowski on the title page. Dorbin A1, Fogel 3, Krumhansl 3. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        La Route Des Flandres [The Flanders Road].

      Les Editions De Minuit, Paris 1960 - First edition, first printing of the Nobel Prize-winning author's magnum opus. Octavo, original wrappers. In very good condition, with some toning to the spine. Inscribed by the author, "Pour Mademaiselle Allot hommage de l'auteur Claude Simon". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Haggadah With Antique Silver Cover

      MASSADAH AND ALUMOTH 1960 CIRCA, ISRAEL - The Haggadah With Antique Silver Cover - 1960s - By Arthur Szyk And Cecil Roth, Made In Israel and Published By Massadah And Alumoth, Full Color And Illustrated By Arthur Szyk, Written In Hebrew And English, Edited By Cecil Roth, Beautiful Antique Silver Cover in very good condition; Includes Original Box, previous owner inscription inside on first blank page (front end page); some wear and rubbing inside back cover else in very good condition. DATE PUBLISHED: 1960 CIRCA EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [High School Yearbook]: The Yellow Jacket 1960

      Port Arthur, Texas: Thomas Jefferson High School. 1960. First and only edition. Quarto. 348pp. Decorated leatherette. A little age-toning at the extremities, various student signatures, else a nice and tight, near fine copy. Joplin appears in cap and gown on page 233, looking reasonably cheery, with her credits listed as the Art Club, the Slide Rule Club, both the Future Teachers and the Future Nurses, and the "B" Average Award. While no other obvious pictures of her are in the book, she is listed as having won the top prize in the school art exhibition. The yearbook also includes future football coach Jimmy Johnson, then a junior, who coached the Dallas Cowboys to two consecutive Super Bowl Championships in 1992 and 1993, and the University of Miami to the 1987 NCAA National Championship. Scarce. .

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        Il quadrato.

      All' insegna del pesce d'oro. New York, Wittenborn and Company. Stockholm, Eric Diefenbronner. St. Gallen. Die Qudadrat-Bücher im Tschudy-Verlag., Milano, 1960 - Milano, All' insegna del pesce d'oro. New York, Wittenborn and Company. Stockholm, Eric Diefenbronner. St. Gallen. Die Qudadrat-Bücher im Tschudy-Verlag. 1960. 15,4x15,4 cm. 87 S. Mit s/w. Abbildungen. Originalbroschur. Erste Ausgabe, erschien in einer Auflage von 3000 Exemplaren. - Italienische Ausgabe mit separatem deutschen Beiheft (24 S.). - Einband und Vorsätze stockfleckig. Rücken unten leicht angerissen. - Innen sauber. Sprache: N [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        LA LEGATURA ARTISTICA in Italia nei secoli XV e XVI. Notizie ed elenchi. Volume I (II e III).

      Alinari, [Verona, Valdonega],, Firenze, 1960 - 3 gr. voll. in folio, leg. m. pelle blu coeva con tit. oro al d. Taglio sup. dorato. In cofanetto. Con centinaia di tavv. f.t. che riproducono legature del Cinquecento e Seicento, alcune anche in cromolitogr. L’opera è suddivisa per regioni e città e ogni legatura è ampiamente descritta con scheda bibliografica e critica. La più importante opera sull’argomento, fondamentale e molto ricercata. Ediz. a tiratura limitata a 500 copie. [MM19-335]

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        Ch'i Pai-shih, 1861-1957: Collection of Yakichiro Suma, Tokyo: Exhibition, M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, 3-31 May 1960. Chi Pai Shih

      Tokyo: Sansai-sha, 1960 - Slim catalogue of 51 pages,25.8*18.2cm. Text description of 152 paintings for this exhibition, 100 illustrations on 44 plates (33 full color plus 67 B&W). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        L'EUROPA LETTERARIA (1960-1965) FASCICOLI 1-35 "tutto il pubblicato", Roma, Edizioni rapporti Europei, 1960

      - 8o, brossura, bns.,pp. da 230 a 300 circa per fasc. - Direttore e fondatore GIANCARLO VIGORELLI, condirettore D. Javarone e poi dal n. 20/21 Davide Lajolo. Il programma della rivista fù di tentare una ricomposizione tra le varie tendenze europee, con la "distensione" tra il marxismo ed il cattolicesimo. Molti furono gli autori italiani che collaborarono con articoli ed interventi: R. Barilli, Ungaretti, Pagliarani, Carlo Levi, M. Luzi. Bertolucci A., Pasolini ed altri. Il periodico si interruppe nel 1964 poi riprendere nel 1965 con soli tre numeri (33,34 e 35 che è l'ultimo uscito) . DAL 1960 AL 1964 Num. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5-6, 7, 8, 9-10, 11, 12, 13-14, 15-16, 17. 18, 19, 20-21, 22-24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30-32. Inizia poi la Nuova serie dal 1965 ed escono soltanto i fasc. 33, 34, 35 che è anche l'ultimo.! Offriamo l'intera collezione di tutto il pubblicato (35 numeri in 26 volumi) a

      [Bookseller: Ferraguti service s.a.s. - Rivisteria]
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        Impressionis. Poemes di, Apollinaire, Baudelaire, Garcia Lorca, Quasimodo, Ungaretti. Gravures de Santoro.

      Ranson., Parigi. 1960 - In 4°, a fogli sciolti, con 5 litografie, a colori (parte incisa cm. 19,5 X 12,7 ca. su foglio di cm. 33 X 25) , firmate a matita dal maestro Santoro. Il tutto raccolto in una elegante cartella - astuccio in p. tela ed. Edizione tirata in 30 copie numerate. Esemplare n° 1, firmato dal maestro.

      [Bookseller: Libreria M. T. Cicerone]
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        GITANS AUX STES.-MARIES

      The Photographer, N.p. 1960 - Portfolio with 11 original b&w silver photographs, of varying sizes, including one folded, mounted to bifold art paper; includes a manuscript title page and colophon ( title page calligraphy in dark red crayon, colophon calligraphy in ink with the photographer's signature in dark red crayon). The colophon reads " Cette plaquette de ouze photographie de Lucien Clergue, consacrée aux gitans des Saintes Maries de la Mer et àSarah leur patronne a été tirée à 150 exemplaires par l'auteur. Ex no 115". All housed in a a plain black paper wrapper with "Gitans" in calligraphy in red crayon on the front wrapper. Near Fine. Lucien Clergue started his long career as a photographer following the street performers and Gypsies in the south of France. By 1960 he had already amassed a large body of work from the Camargue region, known is medieval times as a retreat for the Roma peoples, and specifically from its capital, Saintes Maries de la Mer. In this portfolio, at least one of the images dates from 1955 and is one of the photographer's signature early images. Although many of these images have been reproduced in later books and exhibitions, this portfolio is never mentioned in his bibliography or official chronology, therefore the date is inexact. In later years, Clergue devoted most of his photographic attention to the female nude, yet the images from this body of work show him to have been a master of the social documentary roving camera. OCLC locates only two copies, Bibliotheque Nationale de France, and New York Public Library Research Library. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

      Worcester, MA: Achille J. St. Onge, 1960. 45pp. Printed by Enschedé en Zonen in Holland. Featuring a designer binding by the renowned English binder James Brockman. A church steeple, represented with an onlay of bright red morocco, is depicted on the spine of the book and serves as a lettering piece for the title. The steeple rises above a churchyard comprised of onlays of moss-green morocco, with the silhouettes of graves and crosses stamped in dark gray. The decoration is set against a background of deep violet morocco. Four rows of rose-shaped tooling, in various shades of gold leaf and palladium, suggest lines of poetry. The text of the book is accompanied by several full-page illustrations printed in green, along with a frontispiece portrait of the author. Brockman's work is in major public and private collections in England and the United States, including the Victoria and Albert Museum. He first apprenticed as a gold finisher, ascending to Sydney Cockerell's assistant for five years and later working with another master binder, Ivor Robinson. Brockman is a leader in innovative binding design and former president of the Designer Bookbinders. Housed in a violet buckram box lined with purple velvet, gilt-titled to spine. A.e.g. (2 3/8 by 1 5/8; 61x42mm).

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        L'Ingénieux Hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manche. Illustrations de Henry Lemarié.

      éditions d'Art les Heures Claires, Paris 1960 - Rama, estuche. 4 vols. Ilustraciones color. Suite en b/n con los estados. Ejemplar nº 414 en papel Vélin Rives. Magnífico.

      [Bookseller: Delirium Books · Susana Bardón]
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        L'Ingénieux Hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Mancha.

      Les Heures Claires, Paris 1960 - 4 volumes petit in-4 ( 255x205 mm ) en feuilles. Sous chemise et étui cartonnés illustrés de filets dorés, de motifs floraux en or, noir et mauve sur le dos de la chemise, de décors or sur fond rouge sur l'étui. Titre doré sur dos et 1er plat de la chemise. Exemplaire n° 1375, un des 2450 sur vélin de Rives.Ouvrage illustré de 92 Miniatures en couleurs de Henry Lemarié.Tome I. Première partie : 220 pages. Prologue. Chapître I à chapître XXVII.Tome II. 215 pages. Chapître XXVIII à LII.Tome III. 221 pages. Deuxième partie : Au lecteur. Chapître premier à chapître XXXIV. Tome IV. 228 pages. Chapître XXXV à LXXIV. Justification du tirage. Achevé d'imprimer. Illustrés

      [Bookseller: Librairie FAUGUET]
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        L'Ingénieux Hidlalgo Don Quichotte De La Manche

      Les Heures Claires, Paris 1960 - Quatre volumes petits in-quarto, en feuilles, couverture rempliée gaufrée illustrée, sous chemise et étui cartonnés, décorés et ornés de fers dorés, de l'éditeur. Illustrés d'aquarelles par Henri Lemarié, gravées sur bois par Jean Taricco et mis en couleurs au pochoir. Tirage limité à 2.900 exemplaires numérotés, tous sur vélin de Rives. Exemplaire 2097. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Dornier]
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        Les contes.

      Paris, Le Rameau d'or, s.d. [1960) - 2 volumes in-4 en feuilles sous chemises et étuis, 130 illustrations aquarellées au pochoir d'Henri Lemarié. Tirage limité à 950 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches. Etuis légèrement jaunis, exemplaire signé par l'illustrateur. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Caretaker

      Methuen & Co., London 1960 - First Methuen edition, wrappered issue (preceded slightly by an acting edition). A small crease on the front wrap, a little soiling, a pleasing, very good copy in a cloth clamshell case with leather spine label. This is Pinter's own copy, unsigned, but apparently used as either a prompt copy or in revising the play for radio, with corrections (mostly deletions, some of them very substantive on nearly every page). Formerly the property of his first wife Vivien Merchant. The Nobel laureate's own copy of one of his first major works. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        COBOL: Initial specifications for a COmmon Business Oriented Language

      Superintendent Of Documents Government Printing Off, Washington, D.c. 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Teilnachlaß.

      Verschiedene Orte, 1960er Jahre. - Zusammen 1756 Bll. und 109 Photographien. Der vorliegende Teilnachlaß des 1904 in München als Egon Lehrburger geborenen Schriftstellers und Journalisten umfaßt ein gutes Stück seines umfangreichen Archivs, in dem sich neben eigenen und fremden Typoskripten vorwiegend Prospektmaterial, Bildpostkarten, Zeitungsausschnitte, teils eh. Notizen und ms. Rezensionen zu den verschiedensten Themen finden, darunter etwa Landes- und Weltgeschichte, Politik, Biographien (u. a. über Oswald Mosley, Wilhelm II., Karl Marx, Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Heinrich Himmler, Jack the Ripper, Dr. Crippen und Anatole Deibler), Kriminalität und Polizei sowie Transport zu Land, Luft und See. - Egon Larsen war Berliner Korrespondent des Münchner Verlags Knorr & Hirth, Mitarbeiter des New York-Times Bilderdienstes und von 1935 bis 38 Journalist in Prag. Nach dem Münchner Abkommen 1938 emigrierte er nach London, wo er bis zu seinem Tod 1990 lebte. Während des Krieges war Larsen für den Freien Deutschen Kulturbund, die deutsche Sektion der BBC und für den "Soldatensender Calais" tätig; nach dem Krieg schrieb Larsen für diverse Zeitungen und Zeitschriften, wurde 1954 Londonkorrespondent des Bayerischen Rundfunks und lieferte regelmäßig Beiträge für den Schulfunk in den Jahren 1968 bis 1984 und für die Hörbild-Reihe "Unterwegs". Daneben verfaßte Larsen zahlreiche Bücher über u. a. die "Abenteuer der Technik", Amnesty International, Graf Rumford, "Radio and Television", "Mensch und Meerestiefe" sowie seine Autobiographie "Weimar Eyewitness" (deutsch unter dem Titel "Die Weimarer Republik" bei Heyne erschienen). Egon Larsen war Mitglied des englischen PEN Clubs. Er starb am 17. Oktober 1990 in London.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Pair of Framed Manuscript Leaves: German Breviary.

      (Typed indentification slip on back of one frame reads: Breviary (MSS.) Old German, early 15th Century). - Size of frames: 8 1/2" x 10"; approx. size of framed vellum leaves: 3 14" x 4 1/8". The first leaf features a large initial M in blue & heading & highlighting of capitals in red; 12 lines in brown ink. Second framed leaf (not shown in scan) is 13 lines in brown ink with similar red titling & highlighting. Both are matted in a gold-surfaced wooden, glass-fronted frame, with beaded border; with brown backing paper & typed label (on St. Michael leaf), & hanging wire on back of both; most likely framed in the 1960's. Backings show a stain from dealer's/framer's labels (?) which were removed, some wear to brown paper backing; else, frames & leaves are in fine condition. Leaves in the Germanic languages are much rarer than Latin text leaves. Leaf number one, features the beginning of a prayer to Saint Michael the Archangel; leaf two concludes this, or another similar prayer & begins another prayer "To All The Angels". Cannot guarantee that the identification on the typed slip is correct, but the leaves are genuine hand written leaves on vellum, in a Germanic language & could easily have been produced in the 15th century. Sold as a framed pair only. Weight: 2 lbs. (Aprrox. text on front of first leaf:) Vo[n] Sanct Michel Michahel du er' engel de almethtigen gottes wan du kumen bist zu helffen dem volcke gottis kumer mir sunder zu hylffe mit allem himelschen here der engel und er wirb mir vergebung aller mmer su[n]den O du diener der hohen gotheit Erhoere mich hut und standt fur mich Also das du an mine[m]iungsten (Approx. text on second leaf:) tage gutlich und lieplich in din schosse entpfahest mi' sele und su tragest an die stat des frides und ruwe alle. heiligen da die sele in un us' sprecher froide butten des zu kunfftigen gerichts gottis und der us' er welten frolichen urstende Amen. [in red:] Von allen Engelen R' himelschen fursten alle heiligen gottis engel, Ich froewe mich u'wer wirdikeit und sag gott danck um u'were'[.] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ohne Titel. Aquarell und Tuschfeder. Um 1960.

      - 18,2 : 20,2 cm blattfüllend. Verso mit dem Nachlass-Stempel mit Stempelsignatur des Künstlers. Mit Dank und Widmungstext von Anneliese Itten an A. u. W. Rotzler vom Juli 1976. – Provenienz: Sammlung Anneliese und Willy Rotzler, Hausen a.A. – Gerahmt.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        The Leopard

      Collins Harvill, London 1960 - First UK Edition. Near fine book in a Near Fine Dust Jacket. The book has slight soiling to the page ends, else fine in green boards with gold lettering. The Dustjacket is bright, without any chips or tears and some even sunning along the edges of the jacket. A very nice copy of this classic novel depicting the end of an Aristocratic Italian family.

      [Bookseller: MDS BOOKS]
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        For Your Eyes Only [, includes "From A View To A Kill", "Quantum Of Solace", "Risico", "The Hildebrand Rarity"] - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      London: Jonathan Cape. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1960. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A remarkable First Printing of the First Edition in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket; Ian Fleming's first book of short stories, containing ‘five secret occasions in the life of James Bond’, containing "From a View to a Kill", "For Your Eyes Only", "Quantum of Solace", "Risico", "The Hildebrand Rarity". "Quantum of Solace" is the basis for the title of the second James Bond movie starring Dennis Craig .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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        For Your Eyes Only

      London: Jonathan Cape. (1960). First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper with a tiny crease on the front flap. The eighth Bond book, containing five separate stories of 007: the title story, "From a View To a Kill," "Quantum of Solace," "Risico," and "The Hildebrand Rarity." The first three stories have lent their names to James Bond films and, in the case of the book's title, a hit song as well. An exceptional copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Profile Publications Automobile Magazine - Volume 1 to 96

      Profile Publications, 1960. Very Good Condition Softcover First Edition VG collection of issues 1 to 96 in order, of these highly desirable automobile profile publications, with full specifications and photos throughout each. Runs from Volume 1 profiling the 1908 and 1914 G. P. Mercedes through to number 96 V16 B. R. M. Light corner wear and creasing to number 1, all others VG and well-preserved, light usage and a little edge and corner rubbing only, all bindings are secure with bright staples. Immediate dispatch worldwide Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Automobiles & Vehicles; Inventory No: 036176..

      [Bookseller: 84 Charing Cross Road Books]
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        To Kill a Mockingbird

      Philadelphia:Lippincott, 1960. - F/. 1st edition. Author's Pulitzer Prize winning first (and only) book. Basis for the classic film starring the late Gregory Peck. This is the rare Advance Reading Copy in wraps with publisher material laid in. The book is slightly toned at edges and has light crease at top corner of rear cover. A fabulous copy of a rare form of this classic American novel. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        Lobby Cards]: A Collection of Motion Picture Title Cards from the 1950s

      no publisher], [No place 1960 - A collection of 25 decorative title cards for a range of motion pictures released between 1952 -1960. Each measures approximately 14" x 11". There is some wear to the extremities, a few scattered creases, and a bit of rubbing, but overall near fine with surprisingly bright colors. Each card has been screenprinted on the verso of a movie poster that was trimmed to match the dimensions of a typical lobby card. Movie theaters would occasionally commission local sign makers to produce lobby cards for display. The production symbols on many of the cards indicate they were created in the same years as the films they represent. Among the most notable titles in the collection are: *From Here to Eternity*, *Shane*, *Duel in the Sun*, *Stalag 17*, and *Gidget*. An attractive set of mid-century film memorabiliaA complete list is available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        To Kill a Mockingbird

      London: Heinemann. 1960. First. First English edition. A little cocked, thus near fine in fine dustwrapper. A classic novel about adolescence and the battle against injustice, basis for the equally classic film with Gregory Peck and, in his pivotal film debut, Robert Duvall as Boo Radley. The author's first and only novel, winner of the 1961 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. A very attractive copy, and a reasonable alternative to the increasingly expensive American edition. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. Custom Clamshell Case Only

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, [1960, Book Date], 1960 Beautiful clamshell first edition leather bookcase. [Not with Book].Superbly HAND-CRAFTED by our conservation team, the First Edition box is gilt-lettered & decorated at the spine & features a dramatic embossed [sculpted] upper cover design after the DJ's famous graphics. This case is finished inside & out in fine medium brown calf & fine dark leaf green cloth. The box is perfectly sized to accommodate the first edition. Protect your investment. A Terrific Collector's Custom Case for an important Book. TBCL Web Site photo/link available for more than 100 of generally in-stock titles. Custom Craft available.. Custom Clamshell Case. No Binding. Not A Book/Clamshell As New. Custom Clamshell Case.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        To Kill a Mockingbird

      London: Heinemann, 1960. Burgundy cloth titled in silver on spine. Tight and square, slight bump to bottom edge of each board, unmarked apart from blacked-out name in front endpaper. Dust jacket is intact and bright, tiny tear to crown of spine, protected in a removable clear film sleeve.. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback.

      [Bookseller: Mainly Fiction]
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