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        The Lord of the Rings, 1960 Set By Readers Union, with Dustjackets and Slipcase

      Readers Union, London 1960 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [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 />

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        THE FIRST FUNCTIONING BRAIN | ORGASM THEORY | VELOCITY | SCIENCE [Five texts]; Intelligence Creation | A Major Breakthrough in Science

      Published by the author 1960 - Five texts, approximately 56 pp. total, printed from spirit duplication (ditto machine). Illustrated with symbolic equations, graphs amd charts. Papin studied English, then physics at the University of Washington, finding the physics department too limiting. The work presented here is an eccentric mix of science, poetry, and biology -- the influences of Enistein and Wilhelm Reich are apparent. Papin offers mathematical proofs as well as poems and literary references to supplement his theories, and these can develop (or degenerate, take your pick) into a kind of symbolic drawing. One of the stranger collections to pass across this cataloguer's desk, and a pretty fascinating example of alternative / otherstream thought and imagination. Contains: THE FIRST FUNCTIONING BRAIN. Two editions. 13 pp (plus cover), 10 + ix pp. The latter has a notepaper-clipped to it, '1. Mathematical Biophysics Bioenergetics. 2. The Calculus of Related Algebraic Variables. Two copies are presented to show variations / developments in the author's thought. "In the evening of July 17, 1961, at Washington Bay, Alaska, I wrote down Einstein's basic formula of mass energy equivalence E=MC2 and trying to find a relation between this formula and emotion I pondered the question, "to the square of the speed of light." [ .] Time seems to be a continuous series of squares of the speed of light, one times the other." Contain a list and synopsis of Papin's Theories (Orgasm, Creation, Time, Fourth Dimension, Unity, Mystery, Space, Emotion, etc.). Hand-written dedication to Norman H. Roberts, a University of Washington physicist. Papers are in an envelope bearing Dr. Roberts' address at UW's Applied Physics Lab.ORGASM THEORY (1964) 10pp. "The square of Light is the physical orgasm."VELOCITY 10 pp. Begins with Dylan Thomas' poem, "The Force That through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower," followed by Papin's rewrite / response to it. With other poems: "Albert Einstein," "Theatre of Mind" and lists; "Hieroglyphic Symbols"SCIENCE 4pp. A sort of manifesto, with 33 theses and essay. No dates on any of the papers; note clipped to Orgasm Theory dated 1964. Papin had two books published by the Vantage Press, New York: The Mathematics of Sex, and Sex, Symbolism, and the Bible. Text printed from ditto machine, stapled in corner. Minor wear. Housed in manila envelope. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Alta-Glamour Inc.]
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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]

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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.

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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.

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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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        Richter, Hans Theo. - Mädchenakt, sich umwendend.

      - Zeichnung / Pinselzeichnung, in schwarzer Tusche, über Kreide, auf gelbem Umdruckpapier, 1960-1965. Von Hans Theo Richter. 41,8 x 29,5 cm (Darstellung) / 42 x 32,5 cm (Blatt). Verso Nachlass-Stempel des Künstlers. - In den Ecken originale Reißzwecklöchlein. Winziger Ausriss in der linken unteren Ecke. Unmerkliche Läsuren im äußersten Rand. Guter Zustand. Hans Theo Richter (1902 Rochlitz ? 1969 Dresden). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1919?23 Studium an der Kunstgewerbe-Akademie in Dresden. 1926?31 Studium an der Dresdner Kunstakademie u.a. bei Richard Müller, Meisterschüler von Otto Dix. 1929 bezog er ein Atelier in Dresden. Ab 1932 freischaffend. Freundschaft mit Karl Kröner und Paul Wilhelm. Ab 1932 Mitglied im Deutschen Künstlerbund. 1933 Auszeichnung mit dem Rompreis des Deutschen Künstlerbundes. 1938 Auszeichnung beim Internationalen Graphikwettbewerb in Chicago. 1941 Dürer-Preis der Stadt Nürnberg. 1943 Besuch bei Käthe Kollwitz in Berlin. 1944?46 Dozent für Grafik an der Staatlichen Akademie für Grafische Künste und Buchgewerbe in Leipzig. 1947?67 Professor für Grafik an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden. Freundschaft mit Josef Hegenbarth und Wilhelm Lachnit. 1956 Berufung zum ordentlichen Mitglied der Deutschen Akademie der Künste zu Berlin. 1959 Wahl zum ordentlichen Mitglied der Bayrischen Akademie der Schönen Künste in München. 1965 Burda-Preis für Grafik in München und Nationalpreis der DDR. Sprache: Deutsch

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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.

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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]

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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]

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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.

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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]

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        Five buttons by The Hairy Who

      Chicago: The Hairy Who circa 1960s - First Edition. Five 1 1/4 inch round buttons. A complete set of the five buttons distributed at the 1967 Hairy Who exhibition at the Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago. The buttons were designed by Karl Wirsum, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Suellen Rocca, and Art Green. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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

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        Justice League of America #1 First issue DC Silver-Age Comic Book

      DC 1960 - -Classic first issue Silver-Age key! -FLASH, WONDER WOMAN, GREEN LANTERN, AQUAMAN. -Origin of the team. -Glue residue on cover, pieces glued into spine. Great low priced copy. Condition: G-

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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.

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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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        The Lithographs of Chagall

      Andre Sauret, Monte Carlo 1960 - 220 p. 33 cm. 194 illustrations, 70 in colour. Beige cloth hardcover in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. Label residue on front free endpaper. Chagall, one of the most successful artists of the 20th century, was well-known for his lithographs as well as other art forms. This, the first of six volumes of Chagall's lithographs, includes 12 original lithographs. Ten are in colour, one of which is the wrapper. An attractive and gently-used book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Attic Books (ABAC, ILAB)]
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        Ortega, dos filosofías.

      Ediciones Stvdivm, Madrid. 1960 - Características: Rústica con solapas. Buen estado. Leve desgaste en los extremos del lomo. La contraportada está levemente sucia y lleva la etiqueta de la casa de venta anterior. Cantos limpios. Libro medio intonso. Esta obra forma parte de la colección Scientia. El libro tiene algunas partes subrayadas por el propietario anterior, sin embargo, esto no afecta la lectura del texto. Las páginas llevan cornisa y tienen los folios en los extremos del margen superior. 320 pp. (20 x 14.5). Peso: 600 g. La librería ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 25%. El precio original de este ejemplar era de 15.72 EUR

      [Bookseller: Carlos Héctor García Toscano]
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        The Lao Tze: The Tao-Te-Ching. Translated by Hsu Chao

      Taipei, 1960 - No stated publisher. Preface dated 1960. Small octavo, 18.7*12.9cm, 70p (42 pages of English translation, 28 pages of annotations in Chinese). Extremely scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        Atlas of the City of New York. Borough of Manhattan

      Bromley, New York and Philadelphia 1960 - 8 index and zoning maps and 192 sectional maps with mounted overlays updating the maps to 1981. Volumes I - III in black cloth with red cloth title labels on top covers, volumes IV and V in gray cloth with black leather title labels on top covers. A complete mapping in detail of the borough of Manhattan, showing every single building from the Battery to Spuyten Duyvil on 192 maps updated to December 1981. This set, which belonged to the United States Savings Bank, consists of five large folio volumes, volumes I - III printed in 1959-60, and volumes IV and V printed in 1932. The 1959-60 volumes are republications of the 1932 edition. All the maps have been updated with pasted overlays that designate new construction. Each building has its number and all public and corporate buildings are named. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
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        You Come Too: Favorite Poems for Young Readers.

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1960. First edition, second printing of this collection of 51 poems. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper, "To Harold and Charles Howland from Robert Frost in friendship Israel March 11, 1961." This book was signed by Frost at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where served as the first lecturer in American Culture and Civilization. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Woodcuts by Thomas W. Nason. No poet is more emblematically American than Robert Frost. From "The Road Not Taken" to "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening," he refined and even defined our sense of what poetry is and what it can do. T. S. Eliot judged him "the most eminent, the most distinguished Anglo-American poet now living," and he is the only writer in history to have been awarded four Pulitzer Prizes.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
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        *Zeitschrift für die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft und die Kunde des nachbiblischen Judentums. - Folge 1-100 (1881-1988)

      Berlin/Giessen : de Gruyter/Rieker/Töpelmann. 1960 Reprint-Ausgabe 23x15 cm. OLwd (Band 89-100 OBr in Lieferungen) (II : Band 1-88 tadellos erhalten, praktisch verlagsfrisch, die Lieferungen mit kleinen Lagerspuren) - ZUSTAND : Betrifft nur die Bücher mit der Nummer 300000 bis 330000 (II) gut erhaltenes Exemplar, auffällige kleine Mängel, die den peniblen Sammler stören könnten, sind angegeben; Photo zeigt gut verpackte Bücher und hier ein Viertel dessen - habe das ausnahmsweise mal so unausgepackt photografiert, weil die Verpackung hier Sinn macht und alle Bücher eh nicht abbildbar sind; Versand D: 4,75 EUR [Zeitschriften / Magazine / Kinder- und Jugendbücher / Kind / Jugend / Gruppe]

      [Bookseller: Gebrauchtbücherlogistik]
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        For Your Eyes Only.

      London: Jonathan Cape, 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.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books ]
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        [The] Scroll.

      ca. 1960.(). Original (etching?) lithograph on Rives BFK paper, 23 x 18", 17.75 x 10.5" in plate. Artist's proof of ltd. ed., signed & titled by artist in pencil below the image. NF with minor edge creasing.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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