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        For Your Eyes Only - SIGNED BY SIR ROGER MOORE

      Jonathan Cape, London 1960 - HARDBACK - A very good or better book that has been signed by Sir Roger Moore to the title page. The black boards are clean, as is the text block and inner text, with no signs of foxing, also free of any previous owner names or inscriptions. The dust wrapper is a very good example with unfaded red lettering to the spine. There is light soiling to the wrapper, but overall, a clean example, correctly priced at [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: West Hull Rare Books - P.B.F.A.]
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        For Your Eyes Only - in superb unfaded dust wrapper

      London: Cape, 1960. A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1960. A near fine book without inscriptions of the eighth James Bond novel. A tight and square copy, corners sharp and unbumped. Some flecks to the top edge. Small name erased from the reverse of the front endpaper. The dust wrapper is not price clipped with light wear to the extremities and a little sibling to the corners. Importantly, the titles are totally unfaded. Some internal strengthening. A very nice copy indeed.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Historical Chinese Women's Costumes. Lì Dài Fù N Fú Shì.

      San Francisco: [Circa 1960's]. - Folio. Gouache On Silk, Very Good with minor staining, some warping, pencil scribbles on verso; artist's mailing label adhered on verso. 11 1/16" x 17 13/16" inches; 8.1 x 17.8 cm. Gouache By Betty Ng of Historical Chinese Women's Costumes. The artist was born in Hong Kong in 1930. She received an MA degree from the University of British Columbia, Canada in 1962. She lived in Berkeley, CA in the late 1960s , studying for her doctorate. She had shows at Berkeley and at Maxwell Gallery in San Francisco and was the subject of an article in the San Francisco Chronicle of Feb. 5, 1967 entitled "Miss Snowflake at the Easel." She did images of the Bay Area in her series "Bay Area through Oriental Eyes" using her own mineral colors with one brush. Listed in Dictionary of Canadian Artists. vol. 5, pp. 1373-1374. She died in 2013 in Oakland, CA.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        The Picturegoers - a lovely copy

      Macgibbon Kee 1960 - A first edition, first printing published by Macgibbon Kee in 1960. A fine book without inscriptions in a fine clipped wrapper with a little wear to the corners. An unusually fine copy of the author's first novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books ABA ILAB PBFA]
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      - Date : 1960 Dimensions : 80x120cm Imp : KARCHER PARIS Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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        Abstrakte Komposition. Öl auf Leinwand, rechts oben signiert und datiert.

      1960 - Bildmaß ca. 76 x 130 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), ungerahmt. Öl auf Leinwand auf Keilrahmen gespannt. Das Bild mittig oben vom Künstler mit *Hoffmeister, 17. X. (19)60 * signiert und datiert. Von insgesamt guter Erhaltung. ( Literatur u.a.: Der Neue Rump: Hamburger Künstlerlexikon Seite 202 f - Provenienz: Alter Privatbesitz )( Bitte beachten: Hier aufgrund der Größe kein Versand – hier nur Selbstabholung nach Absprache - Please notice: No shipment possible ) ( Lagerort WHS-Rel ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage – further pics at request ) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Golf Is My Game.

      Doubleday & Company, New York 1960 - First edition of this classic golfing technique manual. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For The Louis Scotts with best wishes Robert T. Jones Jr." Some Near fine in a excellent near fine price-clipped dust jacket with light wear to the extremities. Jacket design by Ben Feder. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. "Jones left an enduring legacy of athletic prowess and exemplary personal characteristics. No one is likely to break his records of 13 U.S. and British national championships, and four in one year (he won the U.S. Open a total of four times, the U.S. Amateur five times, the British Open three times, and the British Amateur one time) The Masters seems to have a secure place in the pantheon of golf; and the name Bobby Jones will continue to represent the highest standards of amateurism, sportsmanship and self-mastery" (ANB). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Picturegoers - a lovely copy

      Macgibbon Kee, 1960. Hardcover. Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Macgibbon Kee in 1960. A fine book without inscriptions in a fine clipped wrapper with a little wear to the corners. An unusually fine copy of the author's first novel.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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      - 1960? Guillermo kraft, Buenos Aires. Provincias: de San Luis, de Corrientes, Gobernación del Chubut, de San Luis, de Jujuy, de Entre Rios, de la Rioja, Gobernación de Misiones, de Tucumán, Gobernación del Chaco y Formosa, de Santiago del Estero, Gobernación de Santa Cruz, Gobernación de la Pampa, de Salta, de Catamarca, Gobernación de la Tierra del Fuego, Gobernación de los Andes, de Mendoza, de Santa Fe, Gobernación del Río Negro. 65x50 cm. En papel. Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web.

      [Bookseller: Costa LLibreter]
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        Drawings for the Bible.

      Printed in Paris for Harcourt Brace & Co. New York 1960 - First American edition of this double issue of Verve, 37/38, with additional title-page in English. Folio (35.5 x 26 cm), [17] pp, 24 original colour lithographs by Chagall printed by Mourlot, 96 black and white photogravures printed by the brothers Draeger and reproducing the etchings made by Chagall for the Illustrations for the Bible, [16] pp. Text by Gaston Bachelard translated into English by Stuart Gilbert. Publisher's pictorial boards depicting David, Bathsheba and God; moderate edgewear, the spine showing some separation, remains of the original dust wrapper, corners slightly bumped. Chagall's celebrated illustrations for the Bible, with 24 additional colour lithographs specially made for this Verve edition. "Since early youth, I have been captivated by the Bible. It seemed and still seems to me the greatest source of poetry of all time. Since then, I have sought out its reflection in life and in art. The Bible as it were resonates in nature, and it is this secret I try to convey" (Marc Chagall). In this beautiful portfolio, produced in Paris under the direction of the well-known publisher Tériade, Marc Chagall (1887-1985) continued his exploration of the Bible, as a source of inspiration for his drawings. The publication capitalises on Chagall's first cycle titled Illustrations for the Bible, which had been specially commissioned by Ambroise Vollard, the great art dealer and publisher of artist books, and was published by Tériade for Verve in two volumes in 1956. In the present work, Chagall additionally included scenes of the Old Testament's 'great dramas' drawn in 1958-59 , among which one finds the story of the Garden of Eden, Cain and Abel, the flood, the golden calf, Jonah and the whale, David and Goliath etc. Sorlier 75; Cramer 42. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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      LEO S. OLSCHKI, 1960. ITALIANO 0,08 Dagli Atti dell'Accademia Toscana di Scienze e Lettere La Colombaria, brossura editoriale morbida, ingiallita ai bordi, con lievi segni di usura e dedica con autografo di Ramat all'angolino in alto, pgine brunite attorno ai testi da fattore tempo USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Le jardin des caresses -

      L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza Sans date (1960) -, Paris - 1 volume. In-4 Sous étui bordé. Reliure plein maroquin orange. Listel vert d'eau bordé d'or en encadrement sur les plats avec fleurons d'angle mosaïqués en noir. Dos lisse (légèrement passé) orné en long de motifs orientaux mosaïqués, de part et d'autre d'une pièce de titre en maroquin bleu. Tête dorée. Couverture décorée en couleurs avec rehauts d'or et dos conservés. Intérieur frais et blanc. Le texte est écrit dans un cadre. Ouvrage enluminé par V.-L. NOGUERES.Reliure signée Jacques ARDOUIN qui fut l'associé d'Alain Lobstein. Magnifiquement relié. TIRAGE LIMITE à 1500 exemplaires numérotés. Celui-ci un des 1350 exemplaires sur vélin de Rives.L'illustration orientaliste de ce recueil de poésies sensuelles inspiré par la littérature arabe comprend une vignette en tête et 12 miniatures en couleurs réhaussées d'or hors-texte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie KOEGUI]
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        The Country Girls

      Hutchinson, London., 1960. First edition. Octavo. The author's first book, a 224-page novel.Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: ''To a fellow Clareman with my good wishes, Edna O'Brien. April 23rd 1967''.Some light spotting to free endpapers. Very good indeed in very good, slightly nicked dustwrapper with some spotting at top edge and with the price tippexed on front flap.

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller]
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        Poesie 1960

      43 pp. volume of poetry, index, illustrated with four original engravings, each hand-numbered and initialed "L.B." in pencil. Large 8vo. Cloth boards, housed in original illustrated and hand-numbered paper slipcase. Some minor soiling and small tears to slipcase. Ancona (Bucciarelli) 1960. Limited edition no. 139 of 150 copies. Luigi Bartolini was an Italian poet and artist considered to be among the greatest Italian engravers of the 20th century. He participated in almost every Venice Biennale held from 1928 to 1962, and received a prize for engraving in 1942. During his lifetime he published over 70 books with major publishing houses, contributed to major Italian newspapers and magazines, and wrote the novel off of which the famous Vittoria De Sica film "I Ladri di Biciclette (Bicycle Thieves)" is based. Very scarce; as of August 2017, WorldCat locates only a single holding in a North American library.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        Growing Up Absurd (First Edition In Jacket)

      New York: Random House, 1960. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 1st Printing Xvii, 296 Pp. First Printing Stated. Near Fine, No Names Or Marks, Gilt Brilliant. Jacket Very Near Fine, Priced $4.50, Touch Of Rubbing At Top And Bottom Edges Of Spine.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        More Twizzle Adventure Stories (The Lovable TV Character)

      Birn Brothers Ltd, London 1960 - RARE title. FIRST EDITION. Illustrated in colour throughout. Charming late-1950's illustrations by F. Woof. Apart from the full-colour covers, all illustrations are b&w with one additional colour added (either blue, red, green, or orange). Every page is adorned with either one or two large illustrations, however some pages feature a comic-book-style layout with several illustrations. One double-page spread features a dice game titled "Stray Town Zoo Game". Also includes a single-page dice game titled "Twizzle's Balloon Race". The volume contains a total of 15 short adventure stories (some rhyming), plus a one-page puzzle, & the two dice games. The children's TV show "The Adventures of Twizzle" ran from 1957 to 1959. There were a total of 52 episodes. This book was published in 1960, following the show's run. "The Adventures of Twizzle (or simply Twizzle as it was known in some territories) is the very first television show produced by AP Films and specifically Gerry Anderson (creator of the 'Thunderbirds' series), after being approached by author Roberta Leigh (who also co-produced with Anderson) and her colleague Suzanne Warner. Twizzle - from whom the series gets its name - is a boy doll with the ability to extend (or 'twizzle') his legs and arms. He wears a pixie-like hat and has a cat companion known as 'Footso'. Although a boy, he was voiced by a woman, Nancy Nevinson who also narrated the series. The series follows his adventures as he uses his abilities to get out of trouble. In all, 52 episodes were made in black and white, although only the first, Twizzle and Footso, is believed to survive and was included as an additional feature on the boxed set of the entire series of Space Patrol released in 2003." Wikipedia notes that "there was a British annual brought out in 1960 by Birn Brothers Ltd, called More Twizzle Adventure Stories which is now very rare". No mention on Wikipedia of the earlier title Twizzle's Adventure Stories, which was published in 1958. Printed in Great Britain. Bound in publisher's original bright full-colour pictorial laminated boards, with one-colour pictorial endpapers. No dustjacket issued. Slight handling wear, mild shelfwear to boards, tape-repair to head & foot of spine, binding lightly cracked in middle (but still holding), light marginal foxing (due to cheap paper), otherwise overall a very nice clean tight solid hardcover copy. Internally NEAR FINE in remarkably fresh bright crisp condition. 93pp. VERY RARE & collectible. SB-42. Size: 28 x 21cm [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookwood]
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        Brave new world revisited

      CHATTO & WINDUS, 1960. INGLESE 0,29 Legatura in cartoncino rigido telato, con titolo in oro al dorso. Sovracoperta illustrata con alette. Pagine in buono stato leggermente brunite, così i tagli. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        To Kill a Mockingbird

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott and Company, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Signed. Signed. Stated first edition, first printing. Signed by Harper Lee directly on the front free endpaper. Good. Boards lightly stained and lightly rubbed, exposure at corners. Spine cloth is soiled, darkened and foxed, with some small patches worn through. Foxing to edge of page block and a small stain to fore edge. Previous owner name and date on front free endpaper. Endsheets lightly foxed. Several small stains and creased corners to pages, though contents are largely bright and clean. In a Good, restored and apparently supplied dust jacket with publisher's price of $3.95 intact, Truman Capote blurb in green on the front flap, and Jonathan Daniels blurb of rear flap. The base of the spine panel has been repainted on, concealing the scars from a removed label, which is assumed to have been institutional. Long tear repaired at rear flap fold. Rubbed and scratched at back panel, with waviness to both panels and general wear. The author's first published novel, with an initial print of only 5,000 copies. First printings signed directly on the book (not tipped in or laid in) are extremely scarce. Housed in a custom clam shell box.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Bid Me to Live

      Grove Press, New York 1960 - Uncorrected proof. Quarto. String-tied stiff card covers with applied paper label, printed rectos only. Dampstain visible on both covers, and to a lesser extent on the top corner of the pages. An exceptionally scarce format, presumably no more than a handful were produced. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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      LA TRIBUNA, PIACENZA 1960 - ITALIANO Brossura editoriale illustrata da Crepax, leggermente ingiallita, con fioritura, aloni e lievi segni di usura, pagine ingiallite attorno ai testi e con sporadica fioritura, illustrazioni in nero nei testi, fioritura anche ai tagli. In questo numero Smith, Simak, Morrison, Gunn, Sheckley, Dee e Ley

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        WAIT TILL NEXT YEAR ** First Edition SIGNED By Jackie Robinson **

      Random House, NY 1960 - ***** This is the true first edition, first printing (with "First Printing" stated on the copyright page, and with no later printings listed). ***** This book is SIGNED by Jackie Robinson on the second page. Mr. Robinson did not inscribe this book to anyone. He also wrote the title of the book below his signature. ***** Hardcover with the original first printing dust jacket. There is NO writing, NO bookplates, and NO remainder marks. It is NOT a book club edition and NOT a former library book. The dust jacket IS price-clipped ($ price-clipped). ***** CONDITION: The book is in NEAR FINE condition (nice), and the dust jacket is in GOOD condition (general edge wear, quarter inch chips at top of jacket spine, fading to the spine of the dust jacket). ***** We include new mylar (clear) dust jacket protectors with all books at no extra charge. ***** OUR GUARANTEE TO YOU: All books are guaranteed to be as described. We believe that no sale is complete until you are happy. Any book is returnable for a full refund (including postage) if you're not 100% satisfied. Thank you! Richard Vick, Modern First Editions (Buying and Selling Modern First Editions since 1982). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Richard Vick, Modern First Editions]
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        The essential left Four classic text on the principles of Socialism

      GEORGE ALLEN & UNWIN, 1960. INGLESE 0,22 Brossura in cartoncino flessibile plastificato. Copertina illustrata. Pagine in buno stato con lievi bruniture. Tagli bruniti. Volume n. V ( 5 ) della collana. USATO

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        Mr. Citizen.

      New York: Bernard Geis Associates,, 1960. Octavo. Original brown leather-backed patterned paper boards, titles to spine and front cover gilt on black ground, marbled endpapers, top edge pink. Title page in red and black. With 16 plates of black and white photographic reproductions. Minor browning to board edges, a couple of faint marks to boards; an excellent copy. Author's" edition, one of 100 copies. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title, "To Hon. Clark Clifford, from his good friend over many years, with kindest regards, Harry S. Truman, Independence, August 27, 1960". The recipient, Clark Clifford (1906–1998), was a hugely influential Democratic advisor, holding the role of Counsel to the President during Truman's time in office. His purview encompassed both domestic and foreign affairs, as well as strategy for the 1948 presidential campaign. Clifford first came to Truman's notice in 1946 when, in his role as Naval Aide to the President, he co-authored the Clifford-Elsey Report. This brought George Kennan's sceptical views of Moscow into the Oval Office, and urged a tough line against Russia. Clifford shaped the central message of Truman's 1948 campaign; attacking the Republican "Do Nothing" Congress, sensing that a more aggressive approach would appeal to voters against Truman's opponent, New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey. Clifford urged Truman to recognise the State of Israel in May 1948, against the objections of the State Department. Clifford left the White House in 1950 to practice law in Washington, however, he remained a trusted advisor to subsequent Democratic presidents, including, when this book was presented in 1960, holding a seat on Kennedy's Committee on the Defense Establishment. In 1968 Clifford was made Secretary of Defence by Lyndon B. Johnson. With Clifford's bookplate to the front pastedown. The first edition of this work was published in 1953; a special edition of 1,000 numbered and signed copies were produced in 1960. This "Author's" edition was issued for presentation by Truman to his closest friends and associates.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Original Vintage Travel Poster - Ban Me Thuot, Vietnam

      Vietnam National Tourist Office 1960 - Original travel poster issued by the Vietnam Tourist office, dated 1960. Printed in Saigon by Dong-Nam-A. Size: 25" x 39" (64cm x 100cm). In Excellent condition, graded 'A'. Archivally linenbacked. Ban Me Thuot, more usually known today as Buon Me Thuot is the largest city in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. As well as being a centre for tourism, Buon Me Thuot is known for its coffee cultivation and production.

      [Bookseller: Picture This (PBFA, IVPDA)]
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        Die Spree mit Spreedampfer, Kohlehaufen, Gebäude und Kirche. Tuschzeichnung. Verso ein farbiges Aquarell Landschaft in den Alpen.

      - Die Spree mit Spreedampfer, im Hintergrund Kohlenhaufen, Gebäude und Kirche. Tuschzeichnung auf Papier, Blattgröße ca. 41,5 x 59 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). Das Blatt links unten mit Kohlhoff signiert, nicht datiert ( wohl um 1960 ). Verso ein farbiges Aquarell eines Gewässers vor Tannen in den Alpen. Das Aquarell nicht signiert, undatiert. Jeweils von guter Erhaltung. >>>Walter Kohlhoff ( *1906Berlin&#150; 1981 ebenda ). W. Kohlhoff war über 20 Jahre lang Vorstandsmitglied des Vereins Berliner Künstler. Maler urbaner Landschaften Berlins und seiner Umgebung. Kohlhoff zeigt seine Stadtbilder menschenleer und verleiht ihnen somit teils einen denkmalhaften Charakter. In seinen Arbeiten wendet er sich vor allem den ruhigen Orten der Großstadt wie auch Hinterhöfen, Großstadtdächern und abgelegenen Arealen wie Seitenstrassen, Kleingärten, Bahngleisen, Fabrikanlagen etc. Er malte im Rahmen einer späten Neusachlichkeit. Dies gilt auch für seine anderen Motive wie Bilder aus den Alpen, Landschaftsstudien, Stilleben. Ferner malte er Porträts und Aktzeichnungen.<<< ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage &#150; further pics at request ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        T'ang Prose Works. Takeo Hiraoka and Kokichi Ichihara, Kiyoshi Imai.

      Kyoto, Jumbunkagaku Kenkyusho Kyoto University, 1960. - 887 Seiten, 2 Blätter, 4to (ca. 26x19 cm), goldgeprägter Original-Ganzleinenband mit Original-Schuber. A.d.R.: T'ang Civilization Reference Series, No. 10. Sehr gut erhalten. - A well preserved copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Mertens]
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        To Kill a Mockingbird

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1960. First book club edition of the author's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Harper Lee on the front free endpaper. A near fine example with a few small spots to the page edges in the original dust jacket with some light rubbing. Photograph of Harper Lee on the rear panel taken by Truman Capote. 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 starring Gregory Peck. Named the best novel of the twentieth century by librarians across the country (Library Journal).

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        Vier Männer am Strand mit Boot - Öl auf Leinwand

      Ohne 1960 (um 1960). Maße: ca. 65 cm x 37 cm, unsigniert, im weißen Holzrahmen mit goldfarben verzierter Leiste, (Rahmen leicht berieben) - Eberhard Viegener war ein deutscher Expressionist und Vertreter der Neuen Sachlichkeit sowie Landschaftsmaler - Versand D: 5,90 EUR originale Kunst/ Graphik/ Plakate

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        RABBIT, RUN

      1960 - UPDIKE, John. RABBIT, RUN. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960. First edition. 307 pp. 8vo., emerald green cloth back, letters stamped in gold and silver gilt to spine, blue-grey paper covered boards, author's name stamped in silver gilt to upper board, publisher's device blindstamped to lower board, top-edge stained light grey. Bookplate to front pastedown. A thin sliver of sunning just at top-edges of boards and spine; two tiny spots to upper board, and a small spot of soiling to fore-edge; nonetheless, the volume is still quite bright and fresh. The dust jacket is moderately edgeworn at spinal ends, with some chipping to crown, and at the top-edge of the upper panel, having a closed tear and some creasing; also, the spine is sunned with a tiny puncture at the lower joint. Overall, this is a very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, Inc. ABAA]
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        [Photo album]: Al Martin Agency Photo Album of Aerial Acts and Circus Acts during 1956-1958 at the Bradford Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts

      Boston, Massachusetts, 1960. Near Fine. Quarto measuring 11.5" x 10". 59pp. Contemporary black binder with a red and yellow "Al Martin Agency" flyer slide into the front cover pocket, with ephemera from the 1920s to the late 1950s. Small tears and chips thus near fine and near fine photographs with some small tears at the corners. A scrapbook filled with different pictures and written articles about aerial performers doing their acts at the Bradford Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts for the Al Martin Agency, during the mid to late 1950s as well as earlier pictures from the 1920s and 1930s of aerial performers and animal acts. Contains 32 gelatin silver sepia toned or black and white photographs measuring between 10" x 8" to 9.5" x 7.5", as well as flyers, printed articles, and typed press releases. The photographs depict different aerial performance groups posed together as well as their performances mid-air. Smiles and looks of excitement can be seen on the faces of the performers even in the photographs of them jumping, swinging, and twirling through the air. Most of the flyers are from the 1950s while the photographs are from the 1920s through to the 1930s which include the larger group photos of the aerial performers. One photograph catches a female performer almost horizontal with the board she's jumped from and another depicts two performers high up in the sky swinging on high-poles. Aside from the traditional acrobatic photos there are a couple of other acts: a man in cannon, Gee Gee Engesser on a sled with her arctic wolves, "The Alaskans," pulling her along, and the Brick Brothers with their monkey, Mr. Murphy. Several of the photographs are Inscribed to Alfred Martin from various people like Jack and Chuck Brick, Marilyn Steele, Gee Gee Engesser, the entire Val Jean Lake Orchestra, and other groups of performers. Several pictures feature animals acts like pigs climbing stairs and sliding down a slide and seals doing tricks for fresh fish. There is also a couple flyers for the Brick Brothers and their "Trampolene(sic) Monkey," Mr. Murphy. Some of the flyers are printed by Al Martin and feature the logo, location of the hotel, a picture of the act, and a small description of the performers. One description reads, "A gorgeous night spectacle as well as daytime thriller, climaxed with fireworks". While the performers pictures are in black and white, the flyer's illustrations are done in single bright colors such as oranges, purples, and blues. The last few pages of the scrapbook are press releases written by Alfred Martin about the different aerial performers. Each is about a page long with a short description of where the performers are from and the type of act they do. The performers written about include The Rooneys, Sensational Ortons, Aerial Charltons, and The Stardusters.An interesting look back at the amazing aerial performers and other circus acts that would come to act at the Bradford Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts during the 1920s through to the late 1950s.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Zwei Fischerboote an einer holländischen Mole - Öl auf Leinwand

      ohne 1960 - Gewicht in Gramm: 9485 (um 1960). Maße: ca. 88 cm x 79 cm, unten rechts signiert, im breiten Holzrahmen, (teils Farbabplatzungen)

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      The Talisman Press, Los Gatos, CA 1960 - Decorated salmon-colored wraps with a title page bearing a striking blue and orange fish design in a Native American motif. Stafford's scarce first book of poetry, preceded by DOWN IN MY HEART, a collection of fictional accounts based on his own experience in Civilian Public Service camps for religious objectors during the Second World War. INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the front endpaper: "For the John Grosses/with all good wishes/from a grateful old friend--/Bill Stafford/November 1965." Very mild wear and soiling to the covers. About Fine [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Rabbit Run, Rabbit Redux, Rabbit Is Rich, Rabbit at Rest (SIGNED tetralogy) Rabbit Angstrom Tetralogy

      New York: Alfred A. Knoph Rabbit Angstrom Tetralogy by John Updike (SIGNED First Editions)1. Rabbit, Run (1960) is the book that established John Updike as one of the major American novelists of his--or any other--generation. Its hero is Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom, a onetime high-school basketball star who on an impulse deserts his wife and son. He is twenty-six years old, a man-child caught in a struggle between instinct and thought, self and society, sexual gratification and family duty--even, in a sense, human hard-heartedness and divine Grace. Though his flight from home traces a zigzag of evasion, he holds to the faith that he is on the right path, an invisible line toward his own salvation as straight as a ruler's edge.2. Rabbit Redux (1971): In this sequel to Rabbit, Run, John Updike resumes the spiritual quest of his anxious Everyman, Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom. Ten years have passed; the impulsive former athlete has become a paunchy thirty-six-year-old conservative, and Eisenhower's becalmed America has become 1969's lurid turmoil of technology, fantasy, drugs, and violence. Rabbit is abandoned by his family, his home invaded by a runaway and a radical, his past reduced to a ruined inner landscape; still he clings to semblances of decency and responsibility, and yearns to belong and to believe.3. Rabbit Is Rich (1981): Ten years after Rabbit Redux, Harry Angstrom has come to enjoy prosperity as the Chief Sales Representative of Springer Motors. The rest of the world may be falling to pieces, but Harry's doing all right. That is, until his son returns from the West, and the image of an old love pays a visit to his lot... [Winner of the 1982 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.]4. Rabbit at Rest (1990): In John Updike's fourth and final novel about ex-basketball player Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom, the hero has acquired heart trouble, a Florida condo, and a second grandchild. His son and daughter-in-law are acting erratically, his wife Janice wants to work, and Rabbit is searching his soul, looking for reasons to live. [Winner of the 1991 Pulitzer Price for Fiction]A complete set of the iconic Harry 'Rabbit ' Angstrom titles. All four books are true first US edition, first printings published by Knopf in New York. The Rabbit Run title has all 1st printing issue points. All titles are directly SIGNED by John Updike, and all books are in fine condition with fine dust jacket with the exception of Rabbit, Run - which for the most part is in very good condition with minor wear near the spine - if you're seeking additional pictures or information regarding this priceless tetralogy, please send me a message and I will try to answer your questions to the best of my knowledge. Additionally, all four books have archival dust jacket covers. This set alone goes for over $4500.-----------------John Hoyer Updike was an American writer. Updike's most famous work is his Rabbit series (Rabbit, Run; Rabbit Redux; Rabbit Is Rich; Rabbit At Rest; and Rabbit Remembered). Rabbit is Rich and Rabbit at Rest both won Pulitzer Prizes for Updike. Describing his subject as "the American small town, Protestant middle class," Updike is well known for his careful craftsmanship and prolific writing, having published 22 novels and more than a dozen short story collections as well as poetry, literary criticism and children's books. Hundreds of his stories, reviews, and poems have appeared in The New Yorker since the 1950s. His works often explore sex, faith, and death, and their inter-relationships. He died of lung cancer at age 76.

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