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      Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1960 Hugo Award winner, 1960. Near fine in very good plus dust jacket with several short tears with associated creases and two short tape ghosts to the reverse. . First edition, first printing. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        For Your Eyes Only.

      Jonathan Cape,, London 1960 - First edition. The collection contains From a View to a Kill, For Your Eyes Only, Quantum of Solace, Risico, The Hildebrand Rarity. 8vo, pp. 252. Original publisher's cloth with white eye motif to upper cover, spine lettered in gilt, pictorial dust-jacket. Jacket with very slight browning (mainly to verso), minimal rubbing to spine and folds. A fine copy in a near-fine dust-jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Justin Croft Antiquarian Books Ltd ABA]
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        For Your Eyes Only - Five Secret Occasions in the Life of James Bond (Includes 'Quantum of Solace')

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1960. 252pp, publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards with white 'eye' design embossed on the front board, title in gilt to spine. Pictorial dust-jacket designed by Richard Chopping. DJ spine very slightly browned, discolouration to upper panel through author's name, lower panel very slightly soiled. Minor bump to foot of upper and lower boards, text is bright and clean. First impression, binding A. Gilbert A8a (1.1). First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Good+. Illus. by Chopping, Richard. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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        Can These Bones Live. With Forty-two Drawings by James Kearns and a Preface by Sir Herbert Read

      Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1960. Second Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 179pp; illus. Warm and lengthy author's presentation to Ben Shahn on front endpaper, dated 1960. Mild foxing to upper edge of text block, else Fine in lightly soiled and edge-rubbed jacket. & & A terrific inscription from Dahlberg, whose "Sorrows of Priapus" had been illustrated by Shahn a few years earlier: "For Ben Shahn / with deep appreciation of his own brilliant drawings done for The Sorrows of Priapus & for suggesting that Kearns do the illustrations for this book. Note: as for the sharp simplicity of Sancho Panza, I am much too simple not to inscribe this book to you, & much too plain not to send you my admiration.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        Poems [Signed] WAS $2,565

      Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press [Little, Brown and Company], 1960. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good/near fine. PRESENTLY DISCOUNTED. WAS $2,565. A Very Good or better copy of the First American Edition, first printing (light handling soil to boards, upper board corners bumped, small sunned area to the spine head), in a Near Fine dust jacket (spine lightly sunned, modest edge wear, tiny chipping at spine ends and corners, small rub at lower portion of the front panel near the flap turn, short closed tear at the top of the front flap turn and where the front panel joins the spine tail, expected age toning to the rear panel and to the flap edges --- in excellent condition for an unlaminated dust jacket of this age), SIGNED BY GEORGE SEFERIS [IN GREEK] on the title page. Containing 127 pages, the book presents the first comprehensive collection of Seferis' Poetry published in the United States. While some of the verses selected for this book previously appeared in the 1948 translation of "The King of Asine", the balance of them appear here in English for the first time. A Greek Diplomat and Ambassador to the UK, and one of the Twentieth Century's most important Greek Poets, George Seferis won the 1963 Nobel Prize in Literature for "his eminent lyrical writing, inspired by a deep feeling for the Hellenic world of culture", making him the first Greek ever to have received the Prize. In addition to their deep relationship as friends, each man held the other in high regard, and Warner's excellent translations of his work were a major factor in Seferis' winning the Prize. Signed copies of Seferis' works are extraordinarily scarce in any language, and our search of the of the auction records shows no signed copies of his works coming to auction in the last 55 years. Altogether a Very Good copy of an extremely difficult-to-find book from the first Greek author to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. RARE.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        L'Année balzacienne

      Garnier Frères 1960 - Livre d'occasion 21 vol. pet. in-8, brochés. Série complète des 21 premiers vol. de la collection. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Trait d'Union sarl.]
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        Don't lose your sense of proportion, darling. Forget about Tulyartos and imagine you're Sophia Loren

      1960. Sheet size: 192 × 140 mm. Pen and black ink with blue crayon on wove paper. Stamped on verso for publication in the Daily Mail, 2 June 1960, and with pencil reproduction instructions recto, mild crease to the left-hand side, clear of the image. The reference is to Anthony Asquith's hit film, a loose adaptation of the Shaw play The Millionairess.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      PLATH, Sylvia. THE COLOSSUS. Poems. London:: Heinemann,, 1960. First edition, uncorrected proof copy (of author's first trade book) . Short closed tear at crown and base of spine (barely visible, at edge of spine, where it joins front cover), front cover has light, uneven tanning at top edge, covers have a few small faint brown soil spots, else a very good copy, with the text quite fresh and clean. . [Tabor A2a; preceded only by two pamphlets]. Octavo, tan (cream-colored) wrappers printed in black on spine and front cover, 88 pages. Front cover states: "(Not For Sale)/ UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY/[rule]/ THE COLOSSUS/ Sylvia Plath/[rule]." Laid into the book is a publisher's slip, one (12mo) sheet, printed on recto only, on William Heinemann letterhead, dated "15th August 1960," with typed title, "Publication date: 3rd October 1960...". Tabor states that the book was published on October 31, 1960, four weeks later than the "3rd October 1960" date listed on the publisher's slip [N.B.: bibliographer describes the proof, but does not mention the publisher's slip, with the earlier publication date].

      [Bookseller: Waiting for Godot Books]
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        Chagall Lithographe. Vols. I, IV & V

      Monte Carlo: André Sauret, 1960-84. Large 4to. Vols. 1, 4 and 5 of six volumes, without lithographs. Text in French. Very good or better in dust jackets. Missing vols. 2, 3 & 6.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Welcome to Hard Times

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960. First edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First edition. A fine book in a very good dust jacket. Light tanning to the pages, as is common with this book. Darkening to the spine, common to this cheaply made jacket, and slight loss of paper at the top of the rear panel The author's first book, a Western set in the town of Hard Times a the close of the last 19th century. It serves as the setting for a parable of the strength of destructiveness and the weakness of good will. Signed by the author on the title page.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        THE STRATEGY OF PEACE (Inscribed Association copy)

      New York; (1960): Harper & Brothers Inscribed by the future president, to Dorothy Scott, secretary in the Senate for 35 years. 233pp., edited by Allan Nevins bound in black cloth, spine lettering orange; a fine copy in a very good unclipped pictorial dust jacket showing very light edge wear.. First Edition. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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      Washington. Dec. 7, [1960].. 3pp. plus original envelope, also signed. Old folds. Envelope with some wear and soiling. Near fine. In a half morocco and cloth clamshell case, spine gilt. An interesting letter written by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy to newspaper columnist Evelyn Peyton Gordon, of the WASHINGTON DAILY NEWS, just a month after her husband's election to the presidency. In this letter, Kennedy provides insight into her expectations and her hopes for her life as First Lady. She is remarkably candid about her expectation that the press will publish inaccurate information, her desire to preserve some privacy for her children, and her concern that her family's new position not disrupt the lives of their friends. She writes: "It is so nice to read things written by someone with such great common sense. I am thinking of your column tonight about my fox hunting in Virginia. You are most correct - my greatest wish is not to disrupt that peaceful community, and spoil it for my many friends who live there, and for my own children. That is why I chose it - because it is such a private place." Her son, John Jr., was born just days earlier on Nov. 25th, and Kennedy notes that she will not be well enough to ride or hunt before the season ends in March. She explains her purpose in renting a house in Virginia is not to hunt but rather "just to be in the country with my children & occasionally go riding." She also clarifies she has only one horse which she shares with a friend, not "a stable full of thoroughbred hunters." In closing, she adds, "This letter is just for you so please don't quote any of it - though of course the facts you may use if you ever wish, in your words."

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Typed Note Signed ("Jacqueline B. Kennedy")

      Small note (approximately 4.75" x 6") dated 17 October 1960 to Miss Vermeule, thanking her for a clipping, commenting "I certainly agree with you about Jack's smile," and Signed "Jacqueline B. Kennedy." Framed, and unexamined out of the frame, but exhibits light general age-toning, very good. Possibly trimmed from a larger sheet. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Lesender weiblicher Akt. Mischtechnik (Tusche, Aquarell, Gouache) auf Papier.

      - Ca. 1960. Oben rechts in der Darstellung in Feder signiert „Herbst". 28 : 28 cm (Lichtmass), auf 29,5 : 31 (Papiergrösse). Kleine Farbabsplitterungen unten in der Darstellung mit braunem Wasserrand.

      [Bookseller: Zähringer]
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      n.d. [1960]. Framed Letter. Fine and attractively framed. Brief letter on two sides of a generic Christmas card. In full: "I appreciated those kind words in the Commonweal - an excellent selection of adjectives, said I to myself. Did you see the editorial in America about Rabbit Run? Nausesous [sic]. I hope your various projects are going well and I wish you a Merry Christmas. Flannery OC." Although the recipient is not named and the date not given, the reference to the review of Updike's book dates this to 1960. The card (4-3/4" x 5-1/2") is matted with a photograph of O'Connor (4-1/4" x 6-1/4") and framed to an overall size of 14-1/4" x 19-3/4" with a cutout on the reverse side to show both sides of the card. A unique piece capturing the gentle and humorous spirit of this great author of WISE BLOOD, A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND, and THE VIOLENT BEAR IT AWAY - a writer who had a deep impact on the literature of the South, despite a debilitating handicap and a tragically short life.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960 First Edition of this highly-regarded mystery by Ross Macdonald, author of the Lew Archer series and considered by critics as one of the 'holy trinity of American crime writers' with Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler. 8vo. 283 pp. A fine copy in 1/4 red cloth over blue paper covered boards, red topstain, gilt titles to the spine in a slightly dusty bright, fresh pictorial dustwrapper with one small chip repaired to the top of the front panel, some light wear at the crown of the spine. A very nice copy.. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Excavation at Jericho

      Jerusalem: British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem,, 1960–83. 5 volumes in 6. 6 volumes, quarto. Original red buckram, title gilt to spines. Profusely illustrated with plates, maps and plans, some folding, and illustrations to the text, volume III with a separate plate volume, Spine of volume II a little sunned, otherwise very good. Complete set, in first editions, of the excavation report on the oldest continuously occupied city in the world. Kenyon's painstaking work with the ceramic assemblages at the site led to a revolution in stratigraphical techniques.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Rare Photograph Signed, 4to, n.p., ca. 1960

      Washington is seen half length, wearing her classic white fur cape. and small crown. A poignant magnificent image, Signed across the white cape, boldly, "To...Best Wishes Dinah Washington".

      [Bookseller: David Schulson Autographs ]
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        La Route Des Flandres [The Flanders Road]

      Paris: Les Editions De Minuit, 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".

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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      New York, NY: Random House. F/NF. 1960. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a VG+ DJ with just a hint of edge wear. Spine edge is NOT sun-faded. DJ is price-clipped. ; Inscribed "To Nat, The One and Only Louise, Happy Birthday, 1960, B. J." Natalie Wood starred in the film version of the musical. Very nice copy, nice association. Suggested by the Memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee. Movie also starred Rosalind Russell and Karl Malden. ; 0.5 x 8.9 x 5.9 Inches; 152 p. .

      [Bookseller: Optical Insights, IOBA]
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        Beatitude No. 16 XVI, September-October, 1960

      NY: St. Ansgar Press, 1960. 24 pp., original printed self wrappers (softcover), browned at the margins, else very good; includes 15 poems by Diane Diprima. Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal Books]
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      Random House, New York 1960 - Very Good in a Good- dust jacket. Chips and tears, creasing, to jacket. Small tear to base at spine." 50 Word Vocabulary" statement printed on dust jacket which is found on later editions. States Beginner Books "distributed by" Random House, NOT a "division of," which is indicative of later printings. "195/195" front flap. ; ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Memories and Commentaries (First Edition, signed by Stravinsky and Craft)

      Garden City: Doubleday, 1960. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by Igor Stravinsky and Robert Craft on the page following the half title. The third book collaboration between the two, a series of recollections by Stravinsky in the form of interviews by Craft. A companion volume to Conversations with Igor Stravinsky," published one year earlier.& & Craft is an award winning conductor and musicologist who has led most of the major orchestras in the United States. His relationship with Stravinsky is legendary, not just in terms of documenting the composer's life, but in that Craft conducted the world premieres of many of Stravinsky's later masterpieces. In 2002 he received the International Prix due Disc at the Cannes Music Festival.& & About Fine and unread, with light taps to the bottom corners, in a lightly rubbed, Near Fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Lumière physique générale et expérimentale

      Eyrolles, 1960. in8 Relié

      [Bookseller: crealivres]
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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.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Chagall Lithograph. Vols. I-VI (Complete)

      Monte Carlo: André Sauret, 1960-86. Large 4to. Complete set of the catalogue of Chagall's lithographic output from 1922 to 1985. All six volumes present, without lithographs. Text in German. Very good or better in dust jackets.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        A Separate Peace (Galley Proof in Trial Dust Jacket)

      New York: Macmillan, 1960. Uncorrected Galley Proof preceding the First American Edition. Fine in unbound signatures in a Very Good plus example pictoral trial jacket (which uses the same illustration now associated with the scarce first issue jacket on the trade edition, sent primarily to reviewers). Jacket has a slight color fade to the spine panel, with nicking and rubbing at the extremities. Publication date stamped in blue on the title page. An interesting and very early state of the author's classic novel, a highspot of twentieth century American literature.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        BONY AND THE KEELY GANG. Inscribed

      London: Heinemann, 1960 Upfield, Arthur. BONY AND THE KEELY GANG. Inscribed. London; Heinemann, 1960. First edition. 8vo., 208pp. Neatly Inscribed & signed by Upfield in blue ink on the title-page: "Hoping / you will like / this story / Arthur Upfield". A very good copy in black cloth stamped silver showing modest use; Intermittent foxing. Light bruising to spine ends in a bright very good or better price-clipped Fratini designed dustwrapper for the British market. The dustwrapper for the Australian market is by Christine Aldor. [The US edition titled " Valley of Smugglers" also published in 1960, precedes the UK/Australian edition. An Upfield classic Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte mystery. In search of Eric Torby's murderer, the legendary criminal Ned Kelly, he hitchhikes disguised as a horse thief into Cork Valley, NSW. Inscribed Upfield titles are uncommon. . Signed by Author. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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      Milan: Giangiacomo Feltrinelli,, [1960]. Quarto. Original black cloth, titles to spine in white, pictorial endpapers, with the dust jacket. Illustrations throughout from photos by the author. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket. First edition, first impression, Italian issue of this book of photographs taken in Rome. Simultaneously published in France, the UK, and Japan.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Breakdown; Breakfast at Elevenses; Break-Pedal Down; Break 50 Kill

      London: Hutchinson & Co.,, 1960-3. 4 works, octavo. Each in the original cloth with the pictorial dust jackets designed by Bratby. Numerous illustrations by Bratby in the text throughout the set. Some darkening to edges of boards and very light rubbing to corners, faint spotting to the endpapers of the first work. An excellent set in the lightly rubbed jackets, with the first work somewhat more so and the third work with the rear panel somewhat soiled. First editions, first impressions, of the artist John Bratby's four semi-autobiographical novels, each signed by the author on the front free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        2 autograph pieces.

      [Paris, 20. IX. 1960]. - Oblong small 8vo. 2 ff. On the fragment of a cigarette box, Derain records a book written by Agathe Godard, "Pousse avec ton pain", and draws a small sketch on the reverse; the other piece is a bill from the café "Les Deux Magots", on which reverse Derain has drawn something like a face or the sun.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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      Haarlem - Groningen: Tijenk Willink, 1960. monumental biography of the Dutch Landsadvocaat Jan van Oldenbarnevelt in 5 vols. , 1960-1972. Enquire about shipping rates. Cover pages slightly foxed, otherwise books in very good condition. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Gapura Consultants Pte. Ltd.]
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        Practical Robot Circuits: Electronic Sensory Organs and Nerve Systems

      Macmillan Company / Philips Technical Company, New York 1960 - First American edition (originally published in the Netherlands, although the cover states second revised edition, this is the first edition published in the U.S.), possibly the first hardcover issue, as it was published in wraps in Holland. 125pp. Illustrated with folding charts, and photographs of robot dogs. Very near fine in glossy illustrated boards, almost certainly issued without jacket. Exceptionally scarce, and clearly well ahead of its time (considering most of us *still* don't have a robot dog). See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Brain's The Target (SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY)

      Toronto, Ontario: The Ryerson Press, 1960. Hardcover. Near Fine. 16 pp. 8vo. Ryerson Poetry Chapbook 199. Printed blue boards. 1 of 250 copies. Light surface wear with sunning to spine. Small scratch and smudge to back cover. Internally clean and bright. Extraordinary association copy inscribed: "To that beautiful, intuitive/evocative, important, socially/conscious poet/Miriam Waddington/Milton Acorn/ 'Callum' was written mainly to prove to you I could write images." "Callum" first appeared in the Marxist publication "Canadian Tribune" April 22, 1957. Acorn described this poem to Al Purdy as among his best three or four poems. In protective cover.

      [Bookseller: Come By Chance Books (IOBA)]
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        The curtain : an allegory of inspiration

      Gogmagog Press. Collectible - Very Good. Ships from the UK. Octavo. hardcover Hardcover, 1960 . Signed by the author. Limited edition 21 of 26 copies. Includes nine original phantographs. Bound in black cloth with white horizontal stipes. Encasted in detachable plastic wrap. Hinges are strong and textblock sturdy. Pages are clean and intact. Morris George Cox, writer, poet and printer: born London 3 May 1903; married 1940 Wyn Cresswell; died London 31 March 1998. Of his lifework of over 70 books, all but one - The Whirligig, and other poems (published by Routledge & Kegan Paul in 1954) - were produced at home in a small room on an office table. He established the Gogmagog Press in 1957, "essentially an ultra-simple, one-man affair". [Source: The independent] Offered by the Rare & Collectable Books department of Better World Books UK, 100% Money Back Guarantee. Your purchase supports literacy charities

      [Bookseller: Better World Books Ltd]
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        Soft Touch (First UK Edition)

      London: Robert Hale, 1960. First UK Edition and first edition in hardcover. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Slight lean to book with foxing to the endpapers and page edges. Small numerical ink notation to the front endpaper. Jacket is bright and complete with a bit of rubbing at the extremities and some foxing to the jacket verso. Previous bookstore's sticker to the lower front jacket flap. A bright copy, unusual in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The Dangerous Summer, Part One (Original promotional poster issued by LIFE Magazine)

      LIFE Magazine, 1960. An extremely uncommon film preview poster issued by LIFE magazine, promoting the first appearance of Hemingway's "The Dangerous Summer," which first ran in LIFE in two parts, in the September and October 1960. The only example we have ever encountered. 26.5 x 34.5 inches (a few inches shorter than the standard poster size for this era), Fine condition, archivally linen-backed and rolled.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Anthem, SIGNED

      Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Printers, Ltd.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1960. Third Printing. Hardcover. SIGNED by Rand and inscribed to Bob Hess, dated January 3, 1961 with "lipstick kiss". Book is very good with sunning to spine. Mylar wrapped dust jacket with some edgewear and $3.00 price was married to this exceptional book. More photos on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by author .

      [Bookseller: Bookquest]
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      London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1960.. First British edition of the author's most well known work. Near fine in very good plus dust jacket. Signed by the author. A very sharp copy.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Set this House on Fire

      New York: Random House, 1960. Stated First Printing. Signed by William Styron directly on the title page. Book in fine condition; and in fine dust jacket with a trace of wear.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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      London: Robert Hale Limited,, 1960. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in green and silver. With the dust jacket. Spine very slightly creased and rolled, a few small spots to edges. An excellent copy in the price-clipped and rubbed jacket with creased edges. First UK edition (originally published 1959 by Simon & Schuster, New York), first impression. This copy is inscribed by the author on the title page, "all good wishes - Robert Bloch", includes a signed excerpt leaf (for the opening of the novel) tipped in at the front, and has the bookplate of Australian writer and film-maker John Baxter. The inscription was more likely made out to Bloch's thriller-writer friend Joseph Vernon Shea, as this copy includes a lengthy and literary typed letter signed "Bob" addressed to him, in which Bloch sardonically discusses the recent success of Anatomy of a Murder (as "a juicy sex crime"), and goes on to discuss, with keen interest, the "teen-agers" of the new teen-age. Scarce inscribed, and desirable thus with such characteristic ephemera.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        PRIVATE PRESS BOOKS 1959 TO 1991, 31 volumes

      Pinner: Private Library Association. 1960-1993. 8vo., stiff paper wrappers.. 31 volumes, complete run from the first volume of 1959 up through 1998. Various limitations ranging from 750 to 1200 copies. Descriptions of modern private press books issued each of the years between 1960 and 1991. Illustrated. A wealth of information. The first volume is the third reprint of the first edition.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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      New York: Random House. 1960. First Edition; Second Issue. Hardcover. Very Good in a Good- dust jacket. Chips and tears, creasing, to jacket. Small tear to base at spine." 50 Word Vocabulary" statement printed on dust jacket which is found on later editions. States Beginner Books "distributed by" Random House, NOT a "division of," which is indicative of later printings. "195/195" front flap. ; ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall .

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        Original Ink Drawing of Max Beerbohm

      n.d.. Original Illustrations. Very Good. Original Illustrations. An original black and white caricature of Max Beerbohm done in ink. Signed and inscribed by the artist, George Beaumont. It is an amusing portrait of the middle-aged Max, seated outdoors under an umbrella. The inscription reads "Mr. Max Beerbohm takes advantage of the English climate and amuses himself with a box of paints." The signature is "Geo Beaumont." This may have been drawn in the 1930s or 1940s for a British periodical. Some smudging and browning but in very good condition. Unidentified gift inscription in upper left corner to "Bertram" dated 1960. 9 inches x 13 inches. In matte it measures 16 inches by 20 inches. ORIGINAL/092711.

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop]
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