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        Four Quartets

      London: Faber and Faber,, 1960. Quarto. Original cream boards, titles to spine gilt, marbled covers, top edge gilt. Housed in a matching slipcase. Tiny mark to spine, with very small nicks to tips of front cover. In excellent condition. One of 290 large paper copies, signed by the author. A beautiful copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      [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.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books ]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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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.

      [Bookseller:  Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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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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      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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        Collection of 400 Photographs from a Camden, New Jersey Family

      Camden, New Jersey. 1860-1960s. A collection of more than 400 photos from a Camden, New Jersey family including 40 Civil War-era tintypes, 30 cabinet cards, and the rest various different format photographs taken between 1900 and the early 1960s, various sizes and with a few back marks from Virginia, but most from the Philadelphia, Camden, and Trenton areas. The photos are generally very good or better with some photos clipped at the corners from mounting, wear to some of the edges, and a few of the tintypes darkening or with their finish peeling. The photos feature matron Mary A. Fleming and the extended families of her daughters Elizabeth Nardin, Bessie W. Steelman, and Emma Gordon, including their husbands, children, and relations in various formal and candid shots: posing with pets, laughing with friends, kids playing, a flood, a house being built (likely due to the flood), and others. Of note are about a dozen military-related photographs featuring: six Civil War soldiers each posing in uniform; four of World War I soldiers in formation and training; a group shot of World War II sailors posing on the deck of a ship; and four of USO entertainers performing at an army hospital. The photos are accompanied by a few handwritten notes referencing various family members, as well as what was once a red velvet photo album, now only a tattered remnant of its former self, with a handful of additional scattered photos still intact. A nice collection of photos documenting 100 years of a New Jersey family's history. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Period of Adjustment: High Point over a Cavern

      New Directions New York: New Directions. (1960). First. Unbound folded and gathered sheets. Slightly age-toned thus near fine. A format used by the printer for the publisher's approval. Rare thus, probably only a few copies would have been prepared. .

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      Rutherford, NJ, 23 Sept. 1960. Fine, with typed envelope. Fine Typed Letter SIGNED as "Bill" to Wesleyan librarian Wayman Parker. In part: "'A Dream of Love' is a script that I have had to revise. A corrected version of it will appear in the next few months." Williams tells Parker that it would be useless for him to print this piece again as it will appear along with four other plays under the imprint of New Directions. He concludes on a personal note: "Your father was one of my closest friends during the last years of his life and your mother as her own end approached. They were people whom I love and admired, a breed of men close to my heart.

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        Plans and illustrations pertaining to the candidature of the community of Garmisch-Partenkirchen for the VIIIth Olympic Winter Games in 1960. Plans et photos pour la candidature de la commune de Garmisch-Partenkirchen aux VIIImes Jeux Olympiques d'Hiver 1960. Pl?ne und Bilder zur Bewerbung der Marktgemeinde Garmisch-Partenkirchen um die VIII. Olympischen Winterspiele 1960

      NP NP n/d Limited publication vg Oblong folio (17 3/4" x 16") 30pp. Bolted half blue cloth over marbled boards, as issued. Rare supplement volume to the 1960 bid by Garmisch-Partenkirchen to host the Olympic Winter Games. First page with b/w illustration of the Olympic rings. 32 original full-page b/w photographs of the venues & stadiums as well as graphic prints, mounted on heavy gray card stock with annotations in French, English and German. Average size of photographs 11 3/4" x 9 1/4". One large color fold-out map (23" x 30") of the 'Olympiagel?nde' resting inside pocket on page 29. Minor discoloration on boards. Wear to edges, small area on bottom edge of front and back board bumped. Slight rubbing and fraying on head and tail of spine. Bottom corners of card stock slightly bumped throughout. Binding in very good, photographs and prints in near fine condition. Scarce. Photographs & prints: Plan of the Olympic Ski Stadium / The Olympic Ski Stadium seen from north-east / The Ski Stadium seen from west / The big Olympic Ski Jump / Administrative buildings and partial view of the stands in the Olympic Ski Stadium / The ski jumps in the Olympic Ski Stadium / Plans of the Olympic Ice Stadium / General view of the Olympic Ice Stadium / Model of the Olympic Ice Stadium with the artificial ice rinks / Inside view of rink I at the Olympic Ice Stadium / The seating section and the clock tower of the Olympic Ice Stadium / The stands on the south side of the Olympic Ice Stadium with the radio booths / The covered middle section of the stadium with the seating section for the guests of honour / The Olympic Ice Stadium at night / Compressor units in the machine room of the Olympic Ice Stadium / Distributing unit in the machine house of the Olympic Ice Stadium / Plan of the Olympic Bobsleigh Run / The finish curve of the Olympic Bobsleigh Run / Terrain of the cross country competitions / The Ladies' Kandahar Run / Besides the main slalom slope at the Olympic Ski Stadium there are other suitable slopes which can be used for slalom at the Hausberg, the Hochalm and on the Zugspitze Plateau / These photographs show that the highways can handle heavy traffic / The auditorium of the theater for meetings and receptions / Hochalmhaus / Emergency ski areas in the event of unfavourable weather.../ The location of Garmisch-Partenkirchen with regard to the international travel routes / Fold-out map

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        Clea (UK Hardcover, inscribed by Durrell in the year of publication)

      Faber and Faber London: Faber and Faber, 1960. Third UK printing. INSCRIBED by the author in the year of publication on the front endpaper: "Autographed for Justine and Larry -- / By Lawrence Durrell / Paris, 1960." Very Good in a Very Good or better dust jacket. Spine lean, extremities lightly bumped, and a small vintage seller sticker at the front pastedown. Jacket spine and extremities slightly toned, faint soil to the front panel, and brief chipping at the spine ends and corners. A very presentable copy.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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        Monumenta cartographica vaticana - documenti cartografici dello stato pontificio. 1944 - 1960 editore: biblioteca apostolica vaticana

      5 volumi. Vol. I: Planisferi Carte nautiche e Affini, pp XII-158, 56 tavv. (1944). Vol. II: Carte geografiche a stampa di particolare pregio o rarità dei secoli XVI e XVII, pp 132, 40 tavv. (1948). Vol. III: Le pitture murali della Galleria delle carte geografiche, pp 92, 52 tavv. (1953). Vol. IV: Le pitture geografiche murali della Terza Loggia e di altre sale vaticane, pp 43, 28 tavv. (1955). Vol. V: Documenti cartografici dello Stato Pontificio, pp 63, 80 tavv. (1960).

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      With seven original signed and numbered colour engravings by Terry Haass. Paris, Editions Léon Ullmann, 1960. In loose sheets as issued, in original board cover and paper slip case. No pagination.. No. 43 of 125 numbered copies's signed by the artist.Text in French

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        The Young Savages [A Matter of Conviction] (Original screenplay, signed by John Frankenheimer)

      ABC / Contemporary Productions / Harold Hecht Productions, 1960. Draft Script for the 1961 film, "The Young Savages" (here under its working title, "A Matter of Conviction"), SIGNED by director John Frankeheimer on the front wrapper. Directed by Frankenheimer, based on the 1959 novel, "A Matter of Conviction," by Evan Hunter (who also wrote as Ed McBain), written for the screen by Edward Anhalt and J.P. Miller, and starring Burt Lancaster, Dina Merrill, Shelley Winters, Telly Savalas. One of the first "thinking man's pictures" of the 1960s, addressing the topic of juvenile delinquency head-on, with Lancaster as a lawyer initially bent on prosecuting a group of young thugs, then coming around to them as he studies the details of the case. The first of four films that Lancaster would make with director Frankenheimer. Light blue studio wrappers, with only the title on the front wrapper, and a holograph ink notation at the top edge of same reading, "Lanchester" [sic], which is possibly contemporary to the script's use, and possibly later. Title page present, with a date of April 9, 1960 and a credit for Harold Hecht Productions (also known as Hecht-Hill-Lancaster Productions). 131 leaves, mimeograph, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus with light fading and a couple of short closed tears at the edges, bound with two gold brads.

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        Filmhistoriskt intressant, egenhändigt utlåtande om Ingmar Bergman av Simenon i egenskap av juryordförande vid den 13:e Cannesfestivalen.

      11 rader text på franska. Ett halvt blad hålslaget linjerat papper med spår av vikning, undertecknat två gånger av Simenon och daterat Cannes 1960.Proveniens: Journalisten Jules Berman (1902-1962), som bl. a. skrev en artikel om sitt möte med Simenon under signaturen 'Röda Nejlikan'. Hans bror Nils Berman har skrivit om autografen i en av sina böcker: "Georges Simenon har skrivit över 200 böcker och är ett slags världsmästare i bokproduktion. Det var därför inte så märkvärdigt att bland Jules [Bermans] böcker hitta några av Simenons alster. Desto märkvärdigare var det dock att finna ett brev av författaren innanför pärmarna. Och brevet handlade om Ingmar Bergman. Saken var den att Georges Simenon under Cannes-festivalen 1960 tjänstgjorde som juryns ordförande och han hade att förkunna ett val som uppfattades som en stor skandal. Cannesjuryn hade föredragit att ge de första priserna till italienarna Fellini och Antonioni och ratat mästerregissörerna Bergman och spanjoren Luis Bunuel. Brevet är intressant därför att juryordföranden tar avstånd från från sin egen jurys beslut och Simenon skriver: 'Jag hoppas att svenskarna, bland vilka jag har så många vänner, förstår att det var av beundran och respekt för Ingmar Bergman som juryn dömde som den gjorde. Han är en mästare utan jämbördiga inom filmen. Personligen hoppas jag att Bergman ska förstå att vi därmed velat ge honom det finaste beviset på vår beundran som det varit oss möligt'" (Nils Berman, Leva och läsa. I vimlet bland Thalias barn och diktens koryféer. Stockh. 1970. s. 46).Därtill finns bifogade följande tidningsurklipp, som belyser händelsen: "Röda nejlikan", Året Runt 26/1960: "I Cannes stötte vår Röda Nejlika - Jules Berman - ihop med ordföranden i filmfestivalens jury, deckarförfasttaren Georges Simenon. Simenon skrev i hast en hälsning till Sverige och Ingmar Bergman [...]" (Mötet dessutom förevigat på bild.).Pierre Assouline har i sin biografi över Simenon skrivit om dennes roll under Cannesfestivalen:"Den XIII:e Cannesfestivalen invigs den 4 maj 1960 med några ord från kulturministern André Malraux. [...] Men när de egentliga diskussionerna inleds frågar sig festivalledningen om den gjort rätt i att välja Simenon till ordförande. Det spelar inte så stor roll att han intresserar sig mer för unga skådespelerskor än för film, att han ständigt berättar om sitt liv och sina kvinnor och att han höjer Jean Gabin till skyarna som om han just hade upptäckt hans talang. En ordförande är framför allt en personlighet. Men just den här verkar så oförmögen att leda, så oengagerad, så föga insatt i sitt uppdrag att man undrar om han skall kunna organisera en ordentlig omröstning. [...] Efter visningen av Det ljuva livet noterar L'Expres utsända: 'Portieren på Carlton och jag hade vid femtiden på morgonen endast registrerat en enda positiv åsikt. Det verkar uteslutet att Det ljuva livet, som till sist fått lov att delta i tävlingen, skall få det stora priset.' [...] Med en så okontrollerbar ordförande som Simenon vet festivalledningen att man måste vara beredd på allt. Dagen före omröstningen äter juryn lunch med de främsta franska och utländska distributörerna. Man kan lungt säga att de hyser ett djupt förakt för Det ljuva livet. En av dem dristar sig till och med att säga: 'Jag skulle inte ge 50 000 dollar för att distribuera den filmen!' [...] Det behövs knappast mer för att stimulera en man som Simenon. Om han håller Det ljuva livet högt är det inte endast på grund av lust att säga emot, utmana och provocera. Han finner sig utmärkt väl tillrätta med Fellinis salva mot ett dekadent samhälle med blåblodiga aristokrater, bortskämda uppkomlingar, filmfolk som är mer groteska än elaka och den värsta sortens skandalreportrar. Så mycket bättre om allt detta förefaller en smula överdrivet. Det sista sammanträdet blir snabbt stormigt. Jurymedelmmarna delas i två läger: Fellinianhängarna som sluter upp bakom Simenon och Antonionianhängarna (Äventyret) anförda av Maurice Le Roux. Resultaten kungörs äntligen av ordförande Simenon i festivalpalatsets stora sal. Melina Mercouri och Jeanne Moreau får dela första priset för bästa kvinnliga huvudroll. Eftersom juryn avstått från att kröna 'magistrala verk' som Bergmans och Buñuels hyllas de på ett, som det anses, utomordentligt klumpigt sätt. Antonioni får pris för 'sitt anmärkningsvärda bidrag i sökandet efter ett nytt filmspråk' under auditoriets visslingar, medan en våldsam skrattsalva avlossas då en liknande belöning tilldelades japanen Kon Ichikawa för Kagi. Men det är när guldpalmen enhälligt går till Det ljuva livet som publiken, däribland pressrepresentanterna, häver ur sig spydigheter och gliringar. Det är sant att Fellini inte ger någon smickrande bild av vare sig journalister eller societetsmänniskor i sin film. Trots mikrofonen drunknar Simenons röst i larmet, men visslingar och glåpord bekommer honom inte. Han har vunnit. Det fattades en röst för att hans sida skulle ta hem segern. Henry Miller gav honom den utan vidare: 'Säg vem ni vill att jag ska rösta på', sade han bara." (Pierre Assouline, Simenon (1992), i svensk översättning, Simenon. Människan och gåtan (Bonniers 1994) s. 526-9)

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        Les Séquestres d'Altona. Pièce en cinq actes.

      Paris, Gallimard, (1960). Bound uncut with the original printed wrappers, also the back-strip, in a magnificent, striking, elegant red morocco binding with a large decorated grey calf onlay to both boards, filling out most of the boards. The grey calf with 9 blindstamped red lines on each side of the borad, seeking towards a small black lacquered calf square. All lines crossed by three vertical lines on each side. All in all creating an extraordinary effect of perspective, illustrating the dreadful prisoner's ward, on the silent grey background. Gilt title and author to spine. Top edge gilt. Gilt super-ex-libris to inside of front board. Housed in a thin, exquisite grey wooden chemise with red morocco edges and spine (with the same gilt lettering) and a thin, exquisite grey wooden slip-case with red morocco edges. Binding signed to bottom of inside of front board: "C. et J-P. Miguet" and to bottom of inside of back board: "1998". Mint copy.. First edition in book form, Nr. 34 out of 45 copies on vélin de Hollande van Gelder (premier papier), out of a total of 260 copies (in all 45 on Holland, numbered 1-40 + A-E (hors commerce) + 210 on vélin pur fil Lafuma Navarre, numbered 41-240 + F-O (hors commerce). "The Condemned of Altona" (or "Loser Wins") is one of Sartre's last play, and the only one of his fictional works to deal directly with Nazism. The play is full of Sartre's characteristic philosophical concepts and brings forth many of his key philosophical notions (e.g. those of responsibility and freedom and the contrast between bad faith and authenticity).The play was very well received by critics and was considered one of his most important plays, and possibly the best that he wrote. Contat & Rybalka 59/311 (pp. (323)-325)

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