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        Rabbit, Run

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960. First edition, first printing. Signed and inscribed by Updike on the title page. Near fine with minor wear at lower corners; in a jacket with light wear and rubbing to extremities and a few small tiny tears.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Rabbit, Run. Rabbit at Rest. Rabbit Redux. Rabbit Is Rich. (Set of signed first editions)

      New York: Knopf, 1960. 1971. 1981. 1990. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A set of the four Rabbit Angstrom books. First editions and all SIGNED by John Updike. RABBIT, RUN: A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Light sunning to the board edges. Dust jacket has wear at the extremities, fading and sunning to the spine. Chipping to the head and foot of the jacket. Some creases on the front panel. An important book that introduced Rabbit Angstrom to millions of readers. $4.00 price on front flap. Signed and inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. RABBIT IS RICH: Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Faint toning to jacket flaps. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. A review copy with publisher's material laid in. Signed by the author on the title page. RABBIT REDUX: A fine book in a fine dust jacket. Short closed tear on the rear panel. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. The sequel to Rabbit Run. RABBIT AT REST: Fine in fine dust jacket. The final book in the Rabbit Angstrom series. Signed by the author on the half title page. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Signed by the author.

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        RABBIT, RUN; RABBIT REDUX; RABBIT IS RICH; RABBIT AT REST; and "Rabbit Remembered" in LICKS OF LOVE

      New York:: Knopf,. 1960. First editions. A set of the Rabbit books, including the novelette continuing the story after Rabbit's death--an 182-page sequel which first appeared in LICKS OF LOVE. The last four volumes are fine in dust jackets with the barest wear (two are price clipped, and one has a name and date); the first volume is very good to fine in a jacket with minor edgewear on corners and spine ends, and with the top of spine a little chipped and skinned.

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        Rabbit, Run; Rabbit Redux; Rabbit is Rich; Rabbit at Rest

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960, 1971, 1981, and 1990., 1960. 4 volumes. ALL FIRST EDITIONS. Fine in publisher's coloured cloth with gold and silver titles to spines and uppers, assorted tinted top edges; in near fine to fine dust jackets, slightly frayed to extremities of first two titles, with light fading to spine of vol.I. A splendid, colourful set kept in a protective cloth slipcase.

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        French Provincial Cooking

      London: Michael Joseph, 1960.. First British edition of the author's landmark work on European cooking. Octavo, original green cloth. Signed by Elizabeth David on the front free endpaper. A very good copy in a worn dust jacket that shows some chips and wear. Illustrated by Juliet Renny. Rare signed.

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        ELSA TRIOLET choisie par aragon. Signé /Signed

      Paris: Gallimard, 1960 Aragon, Louis. ELSA TRIOLET choisie par Aragon. Signé /Signed. Paris: Gallimard, 1960. 8vo./ in8, 362pp. Broché / Wrappers. A near fine copy in the original glassine. Inscribed on the half title: "Au M. et Mme. LeBovia, Leurs ami / Aragon / et Elsa". En bon états. Rare. GEOGHEGAN AL1446. Louis Aragon [1897 - 1982]. Un poète, romancier, journaliste et essayiste français. Il est également connu pour son engagement et son soutien au Parti communiste français de 1930 jusqu'à sa mort. Avec André Breton, Paul Éluard, Philippe Soupault, il fut l'un des animateurs du dadaïsme parisien et du surréalisme. Sa poésie est largement inspirée, depuis les années 1940, par l'amour qu'il voue à son épouse, Elsa Triolet, écrivain elle aussi, et belle-sœur de Vladimir Maïakovski. Louis Aragon [1897 - 1982] French poet, novelist & editor. Having been involved in Dadaism from 1919 to 1924, he became a founding member of Surrealism in 1924, with André Breton & Philippe Soupault under the pen-name "Aragon". In 1939 he married Russian-born author Elsa Triolet, the sister of Lilya Brik, a mistress & common-law wife of Russian poet Vladimir Mayakovsky. He had met her in 1928, and she became his muse starting in the 1940s. Aragon and Triolet collaborated in the left-wing French media before and during World War II, going underground for most of the Nazi occupation. Louis Aragon wrote poems under the name of Le Musée Grévin (using the pseudonym of François la Colère), published during the Vichy regime by the Éditions de Minuit underground editor.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition.

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        Lady Chatterley's Lover

      Penguin, 1960, unpublished proof copy.. I am often asked what he rarest Penguin of all might be. This is a contender. In early 1960 Penguin editors decided to publish a batch of ten D.H. Lawrence titles to commemorate the 30th anniversary of his death. They had done something similar in 1950, and now wanted to be the publishers of all Lawrence's major works. This naturally included Lady Chatterley's Lover; now a practical consideration, with new legislation that as thought to make it easier to publish literary novels with 'difficult' subject matter. As was normal, the printers produced around a dozen proof copies, of which this is one. At this point however, the printers, Hazell Watson & Viney, decided that they could not subject their staff to the material contained in the book and withdrew. This meant that the planed August publication date was lost. Penguin made an announcement n the trade press that publication was delayed. Meanwhile, one of the file copies had found its way into the hands of a policeman, and then the Director of Public Prosecutions. It seemed the time for the DPP to test the new Obscene Publications Act. Penguin found a new printer eventually; Sir Isaac Pitman offered his own company, Western Printing Services, on a matter of principle, and the complete run of 200,000 copies of the first Penguin edition were printed and stored in a warehouse. The prosecution would proceed on the 'publication' of the book. Normally this simply meant that a book was published and the police would raid a convenient shop in Charing Cross Road. Penguin's founder Allen Lane did not want an innocent bookseller prosecuted as well and suggested that publication could be contrived by the simple expedient of two directors presenting two dozen copies to a policeman a Scotland Yard. This was agreed, and the handover took place. These copies, and the copies used by the judge and jury were all he normal Penguin edition, taken from the warehouse. The judge's own copy was auctioned at Sotheby's some years ago; it was sold with two sheets of typed paper giving the page references to all sex acts and obscenities used in the book, and these were underlined in the text. It also included a small silk purse, so the judge could carry his copy around discreetly. The prosecution took place, and Penguin won the case, and the warehoused copies were sold. An immediate reprint was planned that involved at least five separate printers, including Hazell Watson & Viney, and some two million copies were produced and sold within a few months. The first Penguin edition is easily found, as are the first reprints. The proof copy, which effectively launched the prosecution, is clearly a very rare thing. Around half a dozen copies are known to exist, from the dozen or so that would have been issued. These were normally used by editors and Penguin staff. So - it is rare, but also has played a part in British publishing and cultural history; a significant rarity, then. This copy is in good condition. The covers are simply paper, that is uncoated and has a few marks. 'Lawrence Lady C' is written on the spine in indelible ink. I would suspect that this is contemporary to the book, for he simple reason that the text is written up the spine; a convention Penguin adhered to until around 1960 - now all spines on almost all books read 'down'.

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        Interpretation of the Codex Bodley; Together with: Facsimile of the Codex

      Mexico City: Sociedad Mexicana de Antropologia, 1960. First edition.. Hardcover. Fine. Yes. Text volume, facsimile of the Codex, publisher's box. The text volume is tall 4to. 9½ by 12½ inches. 87pp. followed by folding tables and charts. Publisher's brown cloth, gilt spine and upper board. A fine copy. One of 400 copies. The facsimile is 40 pages printed in color on both sides on stiff board, hinged so that it opens to the full size of the original: about 175 by 13 inches. A fine copy. Both housed in the publisher wooden box leather spine, gilt. The box is worn at the corners else is in very go'sod condition. The Codex Bodley is widely regarded as one of the most important manuscripts form pre-Colonial Mexico, form the Mixtec region about 1521, just before the Spanish conquest,

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        Skitsebog./Sketchbook.

      Skitser, 1960. Mål:22,5x29 cm. (47) sider. Ialt 38 tegninger, de fleste helsides i kul og blyant. Derudover 3 i tusch+akvarel (?), 1 farvetegning samt 2 tusch-tegninger i sort. 2 skitser signerede af kunstneren. 1 enkelt dateret 1960. Spiralbind.. Jane Muus (1919-2007) blev i 1936 optaget Kunstakademiet , kun 17 år gammel. I flere år havde hun ønsket og arbejdet hen imod en uddannelse som kunstner. Den lærer, der betød mest for hende var Aksel Jørgensen, der lærte hende at samle viden om menneskers udseende, før hun kunne gengive dem kunstnerisk. Jane Muus holdt fast ved en mere traditionel form for billedkunst. Hun har selv nævnt den franske grafiker H. Daumier og den tyske tegner og grafiker Käthe Kollwitz blandt sine forbilleder.I dag er Jane Muus kendt for sine xylografier, træsnit og linoelumstryk - hendes virke var langt og hun er blevet tildelt et utal af legater og stipendier

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        The Bab Ballads: With Which are Included Songs of a Savoyard

      MacMillan & Co. Ltd, London, 1960. Hardcover. Very Good. Illustrator: Gilbert, W.S. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bound by Bayntun-Riviere, Bath, England. Text clean. 350 illustrations. Purple and blue marble endpages lightly fading. Gilt decorations on paste down edges. Text block edges in 23 1/2 carat gilt. Full red morocco leather boards with 2 lines of gilt on boards. Boards rubbed at corners. Spine has five raised gilt bands with floral decorations. Spine title on blue and green leather. Spine rubbed at edges and ends. No Jacket. Illustrator: Gilbert, W.S.. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 019306..

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        The Lithographs of Marc CHAGALL. Volume 1

      Monte Carlo and Boston, 1960, 1st American edition, The complete book with text, 12 original lithographs by Marc Chagall (Mourlot 281-292), 10 of them in color and circa 200 color and b&w plates; 13.25 x 10 in, 221 pages, circa 200 color and b&w plates. Cloth in the lithographed dust jacket, acetate protector and publisher's slipcase. In excellent condition, thus rare. This is volume 1 of Marc Chagall's catalogue raisonné of lithographs. References: Freitag 1561; Cramer 43; Monod 2502.

      [Bookseller: Gemini Fine Books & Arts, Ltd.]
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        Chagall Lithographe. Volume 1 (DELUXE EDITION, with two signed lithographs by Chagall).

      Cain, Julien. Chagall Lithographe. Volume 1 (DELUXE EDITION, with two signed lithographs by Chagall). Sauret, Paris, 1960. Illustrated with 13 original lithographs by Chagall, 4to. Original lithographic wraps over thin board, red cloth folder and slipcase.Limited edition, ONE OF 100 COPIES, on Grand Velin d'Arches, signed by Chagall and Sauret on the limitation page and with two original lithographs signed by Chagall. Volume one of the catalogue raisonne of Chagall's lithographs. Ref: Cramer books 43; Mourlot 282-293, 295-296.

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        Redigenda Curavit J. Brøndum-Nielsen, Erik Kroman. Vol. I-X (all issued).

      Copenhagen, 1960-73. Folio. 10 volumes bound in publishers fine red hmorocco. Bound by Jacob Baden.. A collection of Danish medieval Manuscripts reproduced in facsimile. The earliest Scandinavian texts which have survived until our day from about 1100 and originate from the ancient sphere of Danish Culture

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        Et kejserligt budskab og ni andre prosastykker.

      Oversat af Villy Sørensen. Illustreret med originale raderinger af Lars Bo. København 1960. 4°. 59 sider. I materie i originalt omslag med lette brugsspor på pergamynomslaget. I original kassette.. Nr. 158 af 200 nummererede og af kunstneren signerede eksplarer

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        Les Travaux d'Hercule - Die Arbeiten des Herakles - The Labours of Heracles. With lithographs by Ossip ZADKINE. Portfolio edition

      Koln, 1960, the deluxe portfolio edition, first Zadkine edition, number 7 of 45 copies (total of this edition 50), aside from the book edition of 300; signed by Ossip Zadkine and Christoph Czwiklitzer on the justification page; the complete portfolio with text and 28 b&w lithographs, each signed by Ossip Zadkine in pencil + the suite of 28 signed lithographs, for a total of 56 original signed lithographs; all printed on wove paper with deckle edges. All leaves loose, contained in the original portfolio case; the case with some repairs on the flaps, otherwise in excellent condition; overall size 27.5 x 21 in (70 x 53 cm).

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        TO PAINT IS TO LOVE AGAIN

      Alhambra, CA: Cambria Books, (1960). First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper with minor rubbing and edgewear. Original beige cloth boards decorated in blue. Illustrated with 14 reproductions of watercolors by Miller. Shifreen & Jackson A123a: Copy #9 of only 50 of the Special Edition. Rather than being signed on the limitation page, this copy bears a SIGNED INSCRIPTION by the author on the half-title page to his third wife: "For/Lepska/from/Henry." In 1944, a decade after his divorce from his second wife, June Mansfield, and his affair with Anais Nin, Miller married a Polish immigrant and graduate student, Janina Martha Lepska. Despite having two of his three children with Lepska, as she was known, Miller's marriage collapsed in 1951 over disagreements about child rearing and they were divorced the following year. The front free endpaper, tellingly, contains a 1964 SIGNED INSCRIPTION by Lepska "To Miss McBride/with admiration and gratitude.

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        La Divine Comedie (The Divine Comedy). 6 volumes (with 100 woodcuts by Salvador DALI)

      Paris: Editions d'Art les Heures Claires, 1960, first edition with Dali illustrations, one of 3900 examples with 100 color woodcuts by Salvador Dali; printed on Rives paper, watermarked ”Les Heures Claires”. Circa 13 x 11 inches (330 x 262 mm), sheets loose as issued inside 6 decorated board folders and slipcases; the woodcuts are single loose sheets. In excellent condition, thus rare. The great Surrealist master, Salvador Dali, interprets Dante's classic poem in this great 6-volume set, which comprises 3 parts with 33 cantos each. In ”L'Enfer,” Dante is guided by Virgil through the 9 Circles of Hell; ”Purgatoire” sees Dante at the top of Purgatory mountain; finally, Dante meets Beatrice who takes him to ”Paradis”. References: Monod 3398; Michler/Lopsinger 1039-1138; Field pp. 189-200.

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        FOUR QUARTETS

      London: Faber & Faber, 1960.. Quarto. Quarter gilt vellum and marbled paper over boards, t.e.g. Fine in very good, matching slipcase with short crack to fore-tip of one joint. The whole enclosed in a custom cloth slipcase and chemise. First deluxe edition. One of 290 numbered copies printed at the Officina Bodoni in Dante types on Pescia paper by Hans Mardersteig. All copies were signed by the author. GALLUP A43c. MODERN MOVEMENT 92.

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        Four Quartets

      London: Faber & Faber. Printed By Mardersteig at Officina Bodoni in Verona, 1960. One quarter vellum over marbled paper boards. Top edge gilt. Housed in marbled paper slipcase. Edition limited to 290 copies only signed by Eliot, of which this is #246. Some wear to the edges of the slipcase o/w a fine copy of Eliot's great later work.. Signed By the Author. Reprint. Vellum & Boards. Fine/Slipcase. Quarto.

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        [THE AFRICAN QUEEN] UNIQUE ORIGINAL ARTWORK BY JAMES AVATI FOR THE 1960 BANTAM PAPERBACK, THE AFRICAN QUEEN, BY C. S. FORESTER

      [Avati, James] [Forester, C. S.] UNIQUE ORIGINAL ARTWORK BY JAMES AVATI FOR THE 1960 BANTAM PAPERBACK, THE AFRICAN QUEEN, BY C. S. FORESTER. One of the few extant Avati paintings illustrating major works by major 20th century authors still available to commerce. 14 x 12 inches, executed in oil on board-mounted canvas, colors still bright and vivid, in strikingly fresh condition. Museum quality framed-and-matted to a dimension of 16 x 14 inches. Avati's original painting for the first paperback version of Salinger's CATCHER IN THE RYE (1953) recently sold for $21,510.00 at auction (October, 2010). His original painting for the first paperback version (1952) of Christopher Isherwood's GOODBYE TO BERLIN (auctioned July 2009) fetched $26,290.00. James Avati (1912-2005) was often called "The Rembrandt" of 1940s and 1950s paperback illustration. He popularized authors such as William Faulkner for the average reader with alluring cover art which sported extraordinary emotional impact. His brilliance in capturing human feeling: tension or pain, suggestiveness or lust, avarice or suspicion, compassion or devotion was unrivaled during the golden age of paperback illustration. He created a visual narrative that brought characters' tragedies and yearnings to life with a tough-minded gritty realism without any compromising sentimentality. In the primary reference book "The Paperback Art Of James Avati" (Piet Schreuders & Kenneth Fulton, 2005), this painting is illustrated on p. 160. The distinction of this painting may be obvious to those familiar with Avati's work: the lush jungle green landscape which surrounds the central figures is an unusually dynamic departure for Avati and his decision to interpret the novel's most iconic image, Charlie and Rose pulling the celebrated "African Queen" through the twisted, overwhelming jungle vines of the Ulanga River in German East Africa in an attempt to outfox the World War One German Imperial Forces, has produced something very special. John Huston's film version starring Humphrey Bogart (in his only Oscar-winning role) and Katharine Hepburn is one of the American Film Institute's 100 best films ever made. The novel itself is today, along with the Horatio Hornblower series, the best known and best loved of C. S. Forester's (1899-1966) lifetime achievement of more than fifty works of fiction. James Avati produced this painting for Bantam Books #A2111 in August of 1960. . Illus. by James Avati.

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        FELIX FRANKFURTER REMINISCES. An Intimate Portrait as Recorded in Talks with Dr. Harlan B. Phillips

      New York:: Reynal,, 1960. First Edition. Very Good++. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION TO BRITISH JOURNALIST LEONARD MIALL BY FELIX FRANKFURTER AS FOLLOWS: "For Leonard Miall, who helped to confirm my anglophilism, with the warm regards, Felix Frankfurter". A Very Good++ hardback First Edition First Printing with edge spotting, owner bookplate front pastedown in a Very Good+ supplied Dust Jacket with mild soil, edge wear. 8vo. ix, 310 pp.

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        To Kill a Mockingbird

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1960. softcover. F/ 1st edition, 1st printing. 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.

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        To Kill a Mockingbird ( First UK Edition )

      Heinemann, 1960. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Heinemann, London 1960. First UK Edition / First Printing. States First published in Great Britain 1960 on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. Red cloth boards with silver lettering at the spine. Comes with a newspaper article published in 2005. Book Condition: Very Good, shelf wear at the edges, light marks at the head of the front board, light spots at the page edges, previous owner's name at the front endpaper, light foxing at the endpages, mild sunning at the head of the spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, jacket priced at 16s at the front flap, author's photo at the rear panel, shelf wear at the edges, chipping and rubbing at the spine, foxing at the opposite side of the jacket.

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        To Kill A Mockingbird

      Heinemann, London, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Fratini -- Cover Art. Bound in dark red papered boards, with silver titling on the spine. Very light bumping of the corners. Age darkening and foxing of the edges of the text block. Offset tanning on the front and rear free end pages.& No other damage to the book.& The dust-wrapper has a short tear top of rear foldover crease, a slightly longer one at the top of the spine, and several small nicks on the bottom edge. Slight loss of colour at the foldover creases.The foldover flaps are noticeably "whiter" ( sorry ) than the background colour of the illustrated panels. Possibly ageing or a printing variation.& & Size: Octavo (standard book size). 296 pages. Illustrator: Fratini -- Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; United States; Inventory No: 0238003. .

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        Krönika (Chronique). Översättning av Herr Hammarskjöld / Originalet publicerat i Cahiers du Sud 46 (1959), s. 329-343.

      Stencil i A4-format, [1] + 11 s. Klammerhft. Med påskrift av Sten G. Lindberg i bläck på första sidan: "Sten G. Lindberg genom [Uno] Willers förmedling delaktig av en distribution inom Sv. Akademien 20.8.1960." I stencilens rubrik daterad 'New York, den 8 augusti 1960. / Dag Hammarskjöld'. Löst bifogad finns även en odaterad handskriven lapp i Lindbergs handstil, hastigt och delvis otydligt skriven som för att minnas ett telefonsamtal. Där framkommer att denna version av Hammarskjölds översättning, som utdelades i Svenska Akademien, ersätter en äldre: "Telefon hem mitt i säkerhetsrådets samntr. Paus där. Ringer för att säga att UW [=Uno Willers] ej skulle distribuera DH.s övers av Saint John Perse Chronique ty han har gjort om den [...]". Föreliggande nya version hade postats till Sverige den 12 augusti och delades alltså ut den 20:e samma månad.. Denna ytterst sällsynta stencilerade upplaga innehåller en något tidigare version av Hammarskjölds översättning av "Chronique" än den som Bonniers utgav 1960 (se denna). Till stor del rör det sig naturligtvis om samma text, men det är flera detaljer och formuleringar som skiljer versionerna åt. Uno Willers, som var riksbibliotekarie, och hans vän Sten G. Lindberg, bokvårdschef på Kungl. biblioteket, har uppenbarligen varit den utomlands upptagne Hammarskjöld behjälpliga med att distribuera översättningen till hans kolleger i Sv. Akademien. Saint-John Perse (pseudonym för Alexis Léger, 1887-1975), var en fransk författare och diplomat, född i Guadeloupe i Västindien. Han valde den diplomatiska banan och kom efter posteringar i bl. a. Kina att göra en lysande karriär inom franska UD. Efter att ha brutit med Vichyregimen miste han dock sitt franska medborgarskap och tillbringade många år i USA, och bestämde sig för att enbart vara författare. Dag Hammarskjöld spelade en avgörande roll för att Saint-John Perse belönades med Nobelpriset i litteratur 1960

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        Felix Frankfurter Reminisces, Recorded in Talks with Dr. Harlan B. Phillips

      Presentation copy of the only commercially published oral history conducted with a Supreme Court justice: "For / Berdie Hellinger / with happy memories and / the best wishes, affectionately / Felix Frankfurter / July 29 1960". Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket. Reynal and Company, New York, 1960.

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        The Constitution of Liberty.

      (Chicago), The University Press of Chicago, (1960). 8vo. In the original full cloth with gilt lettering to spine, with the original dust jacket. A very fine and clean copy, near mint. X, 569, (1) pp.. First edition of Hayek's exceedingly influential work on the fundamental principles of liberty, which is widely regarded as being not only Hayek's greatest achievement, but also the most famous 20th century work on economic liberalism and liberty in general. It immediately became an academic bestseller, but the breakthrough to the wider public came when the leader of the British Conservative Party, Margaret Thatcher, interrupted a presentation by banging on the table with the book to indicate that "This is what we believe!".Hayek's main concern was "with that condition of men in which coercion of some by others is reduced as much as is possible in society" (From the introcution to the present work), and he here presents freedom and liberty as prerequisites for wealth and growth, rather than the other way around. "The Constitution of Liberty" was placed 9th on the list of the 100 best non-fiction books of the twentieth century compiled by the biweekly conservative magazine National Review.Hayek, economist and philosopher, was best known for his defense of classical liberalism and free-market capitalism against socialist and collectivist thought. He is considered to be one of the most important economists and political philosophers of the twentieth century, winning the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1974. Along with his mentor Ludwig von Mises, he was the most important contributor to the Austrian school of political economy

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        DERRIERE LE MIROIR. POÈTES PEINTRES SCULPTEURS. No 119,.

      A, Maeght, Paris, 1960. In French. 31+cover. Loose leaves in slip-case. A very fine copy. Folio. Lithographies in color

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