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        To Kill a Mockingbird

      Heinemann, UK 1960 - 1st Edition 1960. Book is very good++ and bright. Contents good. The wrapper is very good++ and bright. Edges lightly rubbed and nicked. A nice example. More images can be taken upon request. Ref13221 Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd]
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      Köln, Galerie der Spiegel, 1960. Decorated lithographed paper-covered boards (hardcover), 38,1 x 26,3 cm., unpaginated, (36) pp. with the poems by Lucebert, translated in German with 13 original monochrome lithographs, 6 of which mounted. "geh durch den spiegel" folge 21. One of 25 (250) copies with an extra suite of seven lithographs, all signed and numbered (e.a. = épreuve d'artiste) in pencil by Lucebert. Very rare. Lucebert.

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        One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

      Random House, 1960 An early printing, inscribed by Dr. Seuss. Fine condition. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.

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        Berlin-Kreuzberg: Admiralbrücke mit Laterne und Verkaufswagen. Tuschzeichnung / verso: farbiges Aquarell Alpenlandschaft.

      Berlin: Berliner Laterne und Verkaufswagen vor Admiralbrücke in Berlin-Kreuzberg. Im Hintergrund Wohnhäuser. Tuschzeichnung, rechts unten mit *Kohlhoff (19)61 * signiert und datiert. Blattmaß: 41,5 x 60 cm. Verso ein farbiges Aquarell einer Berglandschaft in den Alpen ( unsigniert, undatiert, wohl um 1960 ). Die Berliner Tuschzeichnung zu den Außenrändern hin etwas fleckig sowie teils mit Randläsionen und Resten alter Montierung. Der rückseitige Aquarell zur linken unteren und rechten oberen Ecke hin mit unschönen Resten alter Montierung. Mit handschriftlicher Angabe des Künstlers *Admiralbrücke *.Walter Kohlhoff ( *1906Berlin 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 further pics at request )

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        The Constitution of Liberty

      The University of Chicago Press 1960 - First edition, first printing. Very Good, with pencil markings to early pages of text, bump to top corner, price inked to front free end paper. Cloth lightly rubbed at edges, gilt title stamping is sharp, ding to top edge of rear board. In a Very Good dust jacket with publisher's price intact, with rubbing and light edge wear and a small red scuff to the front flap. A pretty nice copy of the first American edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        To Kill a Mockingbird

      J. B. Lippincott and Company 1960 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Christopher Syn -by Russell Thorndike and William Buchanan ( a Tale of Dr. Syn, Aka The Scarecrow )( Adapted from The Further Adventures of Dr Syn )( Basis for the Disney Movie, The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh )(aka Doctor Syn, Alias the Scarecrow )

      New York, NY: N.Y. / New York: Abelard Schuman, 1960, 1st Edition, First Printing, 1960. ----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy with a bit of light rubbing at lower extremities, a hint of age toning to the upper edge of the text block, --- in an attractive Good price clipped dustjacket, light wear, age toning to the spine of the jacket as usually seen, some small chips and flakes, a bit of loss at spine tips, quite rare as most copies are from libraries, this is NOT an x-library copy, looks quite nice now that the jacket is in a hi-quality mylar protector, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine (see desciption)/Good (see description). Illus. by Harry Horner Cover Art .

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        Flash #117 1960 DC Comics-1st Appearance Captain Boomerang

      DC 1960 - First appearance of Captain Boomerang. Tight and flat copy, some very light creasing. Really nice higher grade copy. No tears, missing pieces or restoration. Condition: VF-

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      - [Nara ca. 1100 A.D., Joruri-ji Tempe]. A Single sheet 33.3 x 46.8 cm. [backing size], rebacked on hand-made Washi paper, print sheet size: 32.8 . x 45.6 cm., hand-printed woodblocks on thin mulberry Washi paper, stunning work! S C A R C E THIS AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE AND EARLY WOODBLOCK PRINT * "Although printing had been practiced in Japan as early as the eighth century, the stamping or block printing of large numbers of Buddhist images did not gain prominence until the last half of the Heian period. The reception of images was believed to be an effective method of accumulating religious merit, and this stimulated the production of Buddhist prints-often rather crudely made-in vast numbers. The blocks or stamps most commonly used contained anywhere from a single image up to a dozen identical units; large full-sheet blocks, such as this one, seemed to have been used less frequently." [quoted from Rosenfield, see below] *** DETAILS OF OUR ITEM: Our item is printed on high fiber Washi paper, quite bright and still retaining its natural fiber color. There is some loss to the lower margin but very little loss to the printing. The upper left corner is gone and with it five images are gone. There is a minor bit of left margin loss but very little printing loss. The right margin is excellent. The print was acquired from the late Richard C. Rudolph of U.C.L.A., who had cut the print in half horizontally. The two parts are now back together and has been professionally rebacked on Washi paper, there is no loss where they are rejoined. The hand-made Washi paper on the right and left edges are a bit thicker than the rest of the paper, perhaps there was an effort on the part of the paper-maker to give strength to these edges. Our example is exceptional when compared to other known copies. * ILLUSTRATED IN ISHIDA: This excellent example illustrated in Ishida is owned by Joruri-ji Temple and has only 81 of 100 images, there was loss to the margins. [see reference below] *** PRINTING AS A DAILY DEVOTION: Ishida points out on p.30-31, discussing the Heian practice of worshipers printing a number of Buddhist images each day or month to fulfill a religious vow. Printing these images gave merit and virtue to the printer, thereby increasing their position in the Buddhist Sangha [community]. Temples encouraged the Sangha to print images as that aided in soliciting donations. "Donors were allowed to pay for the printing of Buddhist images to be placed inside of statues. This served the purpose of temple finance in much the same way as printed appeals for contributions. The images were never distributed to the people but were instead stored away in sculpted images." It seems little has changed in a thousand years, as Buddhist priests still seem to offer prints to donors even today. It is believed that the prints were discovered in the 1960's and given to donors who gave substantial sums of money for temple restoration. . Every morning as part of a daily regimen, women of the Imperial court would print Buddhist images using woodblocks on sheets of thin mulberry Washi paper as religious observance, much like saying prayers every morning. After an appropriate number of pages were printed, the sheets were rolled and tied in bundles and then inserted into the hollow interior of sculptures. * WOODBLOCK PRINTING TECHNIQUE: This print was printed from a single woodblock containing ten images in a row, with ten rows in all yielding some 100 images on a single sheet. See Baskett p.30 for additional details. Rosenfield supports the idea of a single block with 100 images carved on it. There is ample evidence to support both Ishida and Baskett's idea that the print was done by use of a single block containing 100 images stamped on a single sheet of Mulberry paper. * RARITY: The print is exceptionally RARE ! Only a few examples have been cited, published or illustrated. Apparently this image only came to light in the 1960's and very few came to public view, those few

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      1960 - Illustrations. First edition. 8vo., cloth, dust jacket by the author. London, Hutchinson. Original self portrait pencil drawing, protected by tissue, to the front free endpaper, the artist standing at an easel, brush in one hand, the other in a pocket, discarded paint tubes at his feet, signed 'John Bratby December 60', a self portrait in a self portrait, 'Breakdown' being a largely autobiographical novel. Dust jacket nicked and torn at the edges, with some loss on the lower cover, the folds rubbed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      LE MONNIER, 1960. ITALIANO 0,38 Due fascicoli della pubblicazione semestrale, nuova serie, brossure editoriali morbide, ingiallite al dorso, scolorite e con bordi stanchi, al dorso anche titoli con biro blu, pagine brunite attorno ai testi da fattore tempo, alcune ancora intonse, testi di I.Cazzaniga, S.Timparo jr, G.Pascucci, H.Albini ed altri USATO

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        Chagall Lithograph Vol. I-VI

      Monte Carlo: Verlag Andre Sauret, 1960-1986. Monte Carlo and NYC, Mourlot, 1960-1986. 6 vols. 4to. pp. 220; 209; 179; 180; 250; 224. Illustrated throughout in colour and monochrome. Chagall made 24 original lithographs - most of them coloured - for these volumes. The dust jackets of the first 4 vols are also original colour lithographs."11 Publisher"s cloth and dust jackets. . Two Volumes signed in pen, Vol. 1 and Vol III. Andre Sauret. 1960 - 1986. The complete catalogue raisonné of the lithographs. Monte Carlo & NY, 1960-1984, 1st editions in German, French and English , the complete set in 6 volumes, containing about 1000 pages, 28 original full-page lithographs, circa 800 color and b&w illustrations. Cloth in decorative paper dust jackets. Vol. 1 the dust jacket is complete, the volume is tight and fine inside; the other 5 volumes are flawless, in excellent condition. All volumes with English, German and French text, each volume 13 x 11 in. Volume 1, in German, Lithographs from 1922 to 1957. 12 original lithographs, 10 of them in colors (Mourlot 281-292; Cramer 44) SIGNED in pen by MARC CHAGALL on the front end paper. With an additional brochure in Lithography of the full front cover and description of the volume, 4 pp. Volume II, In German. with one brochure in German with 4 pp. with the original lithograph cover. 1962: 12 original lithographs, 7 in colors (Mourlot 577-578; Cramer 56). Volume III, 1962-1968, SIGNED BY MARC CHAGALL to Marc Kinkle IN PEN, : 2 original color lithographs (Mourlot 577-578; Cramer 77), French text. Volume IV, 1969-73: 2 original color lithographs in French (Mourlot 729-730; Cramer 94); Volume V, In German, 1974-79. Volume VI, 1980-85. In English. Crown Publishers. Additional references: Monod 2502-2507; Freitag 1561.

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        Permanent Red Essays in Seeing

      London: Methuen. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1960. First Edition. Hardback. Publisher's hardback in dust wrapper, signed & inscribed by the author John Berger to the actor Roger Lloyd-Pack on the title page: 'For Roger, whom I watch giving life to the heart of Konik - with great admiration, respect and affection - from John to Rodger Leathermarket. London. Late August, 2000,' dj slightly edgeworn & darkened at spine, pencil marginal notations. ; 7.80 X 5.60 X 1.10 inches; 223 pages; Signed by Author .

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      London: Cassell & Company Ltd, [1960].. Octavo,boards. First British (and first hardcover) edition. Hard-boiled mystery novel. Originally published in the U.S. as a paperback original titled ALL THE WAY. Filmed in 1959 as "The Third Voice," starring Edmund O'Brien. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to corners and upper spine end. Uncommon in superior condition. (#137076)

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        Le droit et la colère

      - Les éditions de minuit, Paris 1960, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 20 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin, le nôtre un des 10 hors commerce, seuls grands papiers. Dos légèrement insolé.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 20 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin, le nôtre un des 10 hors commerce, seuls grands papiers. Dos légèrement insolé.  

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        Welcome To Hard Times [Signed]

      Simon and Schuster, New York 1960 - First Printing. Octavo; 3/4 orange paper over quarter cream cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine and front panel; brown-orange topstain; 180pp, [1]. Signed by Doctorow on the title page. Slight forward lean, with minor wear to lower corners and some of the usual tanning to text edges; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped and lightly edge-worn; Near Fine. Doctorow's first book, elusive in collectors condition, and basis for the 1967 Burt Kennedy film starring Henry Fonda, Aldo Ray, Warren Oates, and Janice Rule. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        [Photo Album]: Interior Designer 1960

      New York, Toronto, Connecticut, 1960. Near Fine. Quarto measuring 10.5" x 11.5". Flexible black leather three-ring binder with gold metal corners. Contains 37 color photographs measuring between 3.5" x 5" and 8" x 10" with some captions. Near fine album with some rubbing with fine photographs.A photo album presumably kept by an interior designer in the 1960s showing off a variety of apartment ideas with an emphasis on the "bachelor apartment." The first section of captioned "Bachelor Apartment E. 36 St. NYC 1960s" and shows 13 photographs of the apartment detailing the furniture, including a helmet and swords displayed over a fully stocked bar cart, and a small piano. Following this is a section of larger photos showing a "Bachelor Apartment Toronto, Canada 1960s." This apartment is styled in green and red velvet with one photo showing a man with a glass in his hand posed on the tufted sofa. The bedroom of this swanky pad is also featured here with w curious double bed combined to create a full sized bed and a wrought iron chandelier hovering above it. Above a page of bedroom furniture a caption reads, "Early Family painted bedroom furniture stained - antique accessories." Another photos shows a busy wallpaper design of repeating roasters used in a galley kitchen, another wallpaper shot shows a stripped pattern with framed illustrations of monkeys hanging in the center. The final design featured here is a "Connecticut Home" from Revonah Wood's Stamford, Connecticut. These photos show a well-to-do couple and friends in their nicely furnished living room with included a purple velvet sofa, bar cart, and numerous wall hangings. The final page is a drawing of a layout for a living room.An interesting look at a designer's work and 1960s aesthetic.

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        Ritual In The Dark (Signed, And With His Drawing)

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1960. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good + Dust Jacket. Original Ink Sketch By Colin Wilson. 442 Pp. Black Cloth Stamped In Red. Stated First Printing. Light Rubbing, Tiny Frays At Tips, Some Fading To Topstain And Slight Foxing To Foredge Of Page Block. . Dj Priced $4.95, Clean And Bright, Slight Rubbing At Corners, White Lettering On Spine Darkened To A Light Tan. Signed By The Author, With His Drawing Of Austin Nunne In Black Ink On Front Endpaper ( A Much Better Representation Than That On The Dj).

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        The Future is Ours, Comrade: Conversations with the Russians

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1960. First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 286 pages. The author's first book. A look at everyday life in the Soviet Union. Introduction by Irving R. Levine. First edition (first printing). A bit of edge wear, and top of page block toned, thus near fine. In a dust jacket with light wear to spine ends, else near fine. Review copy with publisher's review slip laid in. Inscribed on the front free endpaper by the author in 1974 to the previous owner and signed both as 'Jerzy' and 'Joseph Novak.'

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      LE MONNIER, FIRENZE 1960 - ITALIANO Due fascicoli della pubblicazione semestrale, nuova serie, brossure editoriali morbide, ingiallite al dorso, scolorite e con bordi stanchi, al dorso anche titoli con biro blu, pagine brunite attorno ai testi da fattore tempo, alcune ancora intonse, testi di I.Cazzaniga, S.Timparo jr, G.Pascucci, H.Albini ed altri

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        Collection of 400 Photographs from a Camden, New Jersey Family

      Camden, New Jersey 1960 - 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.

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        Photo Album]: New Jersey Family Album with Emphasis on Transportation

      Bloomfield, New Jersey, Queens, New York 1960 - Oblong quarto. String-tied brown flexible leather with "Photographs" stamped in gilt on the front cover measuring 10.5" x 12". Very good minus with tears, loose pages, and lacking some photos. A collection of 159 photographs taken by New Jersey photographer H.J. Rosenkranz of his family,and friends, among other things, from the turn of the century until around 1960, mostly uncaptioned. The assembled photos range from landscape shots of rural New Jersey and the surrounding area, people posing on benches, in their house, and outside in various locations. Pictured are photos of a biplane in flight, an elaborate double-decker bus with a spiral staircase, and horse drawn carts full of straw baled by farmers. The album also contains beautiful large shots of train yards and locomotives. There are also some professional family portraits, weddings photos, and new baby. Laid in is a Rosenkranz business card as well as a prayer card for Frieda Rosenkranz, though it is unclear whether she was a wife or daughter. Some of the later images are in color including a trip to Washington DC, complete with cherry blossoms, and one of a man posing on his land and a older woman by a gravesite. A nice assortment of vernacular images from a minor professional photographer from New Jersey capturing 60 years of his history.

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        Flucht vor der Größe. Beiträge zur Erkenntnis und Selbsterkenntnis Österreichs.

      (Wien), Wollzeilen Vlg. (1960). - Kosch XXIX, 307. EA. Auf fliegendem Vorsatz mit eh. Widmung des Verfassers, datiert "Weihnachten 1967". Des Weiteren ein 62-seitiges, handschriftliches Manuskript des Verfassers in Beilage. Enthält die Vorlage zu einem in vorliegendem Werk enthaltenen Beitrag über Johann Nestroy (`Johann Nestroy oder Die Flucht in die Vorstadt`, hier abgedruckt auf den Ss.73-100). Der Text ist einseitig auf sehr dünnem Maschinenpapier mit Tinte geschrieben. Er enthält mehrere Änderungen und Einfügungen, ist aber weitgehend mit dem abgedruckten Text übereinstimmend. Das Papier ist durchgehend leicht gebräunt und einzelne Blätter sind eselsohrig. 8°. 293(3) S. OLeinenbd. m. OSchutzumschlag. Umschlag etw. angestaubt u. m. kl. Einriß. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Enciclopedia Della Canzone Napoletana


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

      Reynal & Company, New York 1960 - SIGNED EDITION. This copy has been signed by Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed on the front endpaper by the subject, Felix Frankfurter. The dust jacket has several small edge nicks and beginning chips, along with some lightish spots of rubbing to the spine ends and front cover. "Felix Frankfurter (November 15, 1882 – February 22, 1965) was a jurist, who served as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Frankfurter was born in Vienna and immigrated to New York at the age of 12. He graduated from Harvard Law School and was active politically, helping to found the American Civil Liberties Union. He was a friend and adviser of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who appointed him to the Supreme Court in 1939. Frankfurter served on the Supreme Court for 23 years, and was a noted advocate of judicial restraint in the judgments of the Court." This book was "the only commercially published oral history conducted with a Supreme Court justice." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Romanführer - Der Inhalt der Romane und Novellen der Weltliteratur (52 Bände KOMPLETT) - Bd. 1 - 52.

      Hiersemann Verlag 1960 - 2014. je Band ca. 400 Seiten; Gebundene Ausgabe Im \"Romanführer\" wird erstmalig der Inhalt aller literarisch bedeutenden und meistgelesenen Romane und Novellen beschrieben. Jedes Werk ist durchschnittlich auf einer Seite behandelt. Im Kopftitel sind das Jahr der ersten und späteren Auflagen nebst Ort und Verlag, ferner Ort und Zeit der Handlung sowie ein die Art des Werkes kennzeichnendes Stichwort angegeben.Die Inhaltsbeschreibung legt den Hauptwert auf die Wiedergabe der reinen Handlung. Eine subjektive Wertung unterbleibt bewußt. Mit ausführlichem Personen-, Orts- und Sachwortregister.Rückensignatur, ordnungsgemäß vorne und hinten ausgestempelt, ansonsten gepflegte, gut erhaltene Bände aus aufgelöster Bibliothek einer großen deutschen Medienanstalt. Orig.Leinen - foliert; KOMPLETTPREIS für 52 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten!! Das Bild zeigt nur einen Teil der hier angebotenen Bände!!! Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

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        Photo Album]: African-American Family

      1960 - Oblong quarto measuring 8.5" x 12". Brown leather over paper boards with "photographs" stamped in gilt on the front board. Contains 59 sepia toned or black and white gelatin silver photographs measuring 1.5" x 1.5" to 6.5" x 8.5" without captions. Near fine photo album with edgewear with very good photographs with some creasing and occasional tape repairs.An African-American family photo album with photographs spanning from about 1910 to the 1960. From the very few captions it can be presumed that the family was from the New Jersey area. The photographs are not in chronological order and begin with photos that appear to be from the late 1950s of cars and children playing. The older photos are mostly portraits of family members posing in nice clothes. One page shows a collection of eight single photos cut from a photo strip of smiling men and women and one child. There are also men in military uniform on an army base which appear to be from the Vietnam-era. On 6.5" x 8.5" photograph shows a group of men who appear to be part of a musical group as they are posed in a way that appears to be more professional. Another 6" x 8" photo shows a group of school children in roughly 1920 posing as a group with Cape May, New Jersey written in a corner. Additionally laid in is a professional photograph of a man from the family graduating from High School.A modest but nice collection of an African-American family over fifty years.

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        Law of the Fist and the Empty Hand: A Book on Kenpo Karate

      (Alliance, Nebraska: Iron Man Industries, 1960. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Fine in a decent, good plus dustwrapper with small chips and tears. The first edition is scarce in jacket.

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        [THE ONLY RUSSIAN NOBEL LAUREATE IN ECONOMICS] Ekonomicheskii raschet nailuchshego ispolzovaniya resursov [i.e. The Best Use of Economic Resources]

      Moscow: Izd-vo AN SSSR, 1960. 348 pp. Publisher's binding. Very good condition. Previous owner's inscription, spotted to edges, extremities rubbed, corners bumped, pencil marks. First edition. Second printing. Leonid Kantorovich (1912-1986) is best known as the only Russian economist to have become a Nobel Laureate. In 1942 Kantorovich had already written the first version of this monograph. He was so far ahead of his time-and thought so far outside contemporary notions of political economy-that the book was not published until 17 years later. Only then did his pioneering ideas begin to be recognized and accepted by other economists. Subsequently, this book was translated into many languages. Ultimately, he was recognized in the West with the Nobel Prize. The book itself is a summary of the author's long-term research into methods of linear programming which is further developed here and applied to economic planning. The core of this book, and its main value, consists in its use of specific examples in modeling practical solutions to economic problems.

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        [Film]. An Archive of more than 70 B-Movie Theater Promo Fliers from the early 60s

      Baltimore: , 1960-1963. Baltimore, 1960-1963. Various sizes and formats. Broadsides and folded pamphlets. Preserved in an ingeniously designed cloth case which accommodates the different sizes. WE ARE UNABLE TO EXPLAIN WHY THIS ARCHIVE OF B-MOVIE THEATER EPHEMERA WAS ASSEMBLED, AND HOW IT SURVIVED FOR MORE THAN 50 YEARS. An evocative and varied collection of movie-house marketing fliers from Baltimore and the surrounding suburbs. Based on internal evidence, all the fliers are datable from 1960 to 1963. Fliers composed of theater mastheads with rotating film ads from press-book photo-readies. B-movies predominate, with many cult classics: VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED, KING KONG VS. GODZILLA, PEEPING TOM, I MARRIED A MONSTER FROM OUTSER SPACE, MOTHRA, TASP WOMAN, WEREWOLF IN THE GIRLS' DORMITORY, ATTACK OF THE 50 FT. WOMAN, THE HEAD, THE HAUNTING, etc. Major releases also represented (REAR WINDOW, CAPE FEAR, THE GREAT ESCAPE, SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS, LOLITA, THE HUSTLER, BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S) as are actors (Jerry Lewis, Marlon Brando, Elvis Presley, John Wayne, among many others). Venues include: The Colonial Drive-In (Annapolis, 2), Patterson Theatre (3), Belnord Theatre (7), Apollo (2), North Point Drive-In (Dundalk, 3), The Broadway (2), Rialto Theater (4), Capitol Theater (39, with some minor duplication), plus 9 misc. single theaters. A vibrant portrait of film culture in the immediate post-studio years. MUST BE SEEN TO BE FULLY APPRECIATED.

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        Children runnning is the street holding lizards . . for a Projected Book to be Entitled "My Mexico." Signed.

      Marfil, Guanajuato, Mexico: circa 1960s - Gouache and ink on board. 11 x 17 inches. Signed "Garth Williams" in pencil. Inventory no. 3.09293.Provenance: Estate of the artist.Garth William, American Illustrator, A Life by E. & J. Wallace, Chapter Six. The artist moved to Mexico in 1962 and remained there the rest of his life. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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      - [Kyoto 1185-1333, Tohji Temple]. A single sheet woodblock printed, white Washi mulberry paper, 32 x 48 cm., minor old worming now rebacked, shows 100 FUDOH MYOH-OH icon images, extremely rare and famous work. FIRST & ONLY OBSCURE EDITION This FUDOH MYO-OH is a thirteenth century Late Heian [1185-1336] A.D. Buddhist work and is represented showing one-hundred individual Buddhist images, woodblock printed. . WHAT IS FUDOH MUYO-OH: FUDOH MYO-OH was one of the supernatural guardians of the paradise of the Amida Buddha. Also known commonly as the "Immovable Wisdom King," is the patron deity of the Yamabushi. He usually portrayed holding a sword and a lariat, clad in rags, has one fang pointing up and another pointing down, and a braid on one side of his head. It is also know in Chinese as BU DONG MING WANG. * PULSATING: Jon Rosenfield stated: "Overcrowded, pulsating with bristling energy, this sheet of one hundred tiny stamped images of Fudoh is typical of those found inside Buddhist statues of the 13th century." See his book cited below. * FUDO MYOO: In Sanskrit: Acalanatha, was the principal of the Myojh or "Enlightened Kings" of Esoteric Buddhism, A manifestation of Dainichi and a powerful conquer of evil, he is shown in many frightening aspects. Commonly depicted in very early woodblock prints with a fiery Mandala behind his head. See references below for Wikipedia citation. * This print was found in the Toh-ji [Eastern Temple], Kyoto. from the Shingon Buddhist sect. This is located next to the famous Rashomon gateway to the Heian capitol [now Kyoto]. It was formerly known as Kyoh-oh-gokoku [The Temple for the Defense of the Nation by Means of the King of Doctrines] believed to defend the nation. * This work upon discovery was first considered to have been printed in the Heian period [794-1185], later after study, it is currently believed to have been printed in the Kamakura [1185-1392] and is so cited by Baskett and Rosenfield to be this period. This Inbutsu [woodblock print] along with several others, was rolled up, then placed inside a hollow place in a Fudoh Myoh-oh statue and left for over nearly a millennium. In the 1960's Japanese temple monks began to conserve and preserve ancient sculptures in the Toh-ji temple and therefore discovered these prints. * Monk's efforts brought to light a few rare bundles of these prints, undisturbed. In an effort to save the structure and sculptures a very few were given to patrons of the temple in gratitude for substantial donations, which has been a common practice for over 2000 years in Japan, China and Korea. Because these prints were left sealed inside the statues, they were preserved in extraordinary condition. In some cases a few worms or insects penetrated and left some damage to the hand-made Washi mulberry paper, sadly this was unavoidable. Ours is one of those presented to a patron. Mosaku discusses this on pages 29, 30. * TOH-JI TEMPLE: UNESCO designated this as part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto" a World Heritage Site. The temple is located Minami-ku near the intersection of Omiya and Kujo Streets, southwest of Kyoto Station. Toh-ji is often associated with Kobo Daishi [Kukai]. The well-known Buddhist priest was put in charge of Toh-ji in 823 by order of Emperor Saga. The temple's principal image is of Yakushi Nyorai, the Medicine Buddha. * PRINTING AS A DAILY DEVOTION: Ishida points out this on p.30-31, discussing the Heian practice of worshipers printing a number of Buddhist images each day or month to fulfill a religious vow. Printing these images gave merit and virtue to the printer, thereby increasing their position in the Buddhist Sangha [community]. Temples encouraged the Sangha to print images as that aided in soliciting donations. "Donors were allowed to pay for the printing of Buddhist images to be placed inside of statues. This served the purpose of temple finance in much the same way as printed appeals for contributions. The images were never distribu

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        Tabvlarum Geographicarum Lusitanorum: Specimen.

      Lisbon, [Comissão Executiva das Comemorações do V Centenario da Morte do Infante D. Henrique], 1960. - Large folio (61 x 47 cm.), original crimson quarter cloth, gilt, in cardboard slipcase (some wear to slipcase). Book in fine condition; slipcase good; overall very good. Author's signed and dated four-line presentation inscription in upper outer corner of rector of front free endleaf: "Ao caro Michael Teague, com o // testemunho do melhor amicade // A. Teixeira da Mota // Lisboa, Outubro de 1962". 65 pp., (1 l.), 39 color plates [1 double page]. *** Specimen of a magnificent publication, the Portugaliae Monumenta Cartographica. The present volume was produced in the same monumental format. Cortesão (1891-1977) has written extensively on the Portuguese discoveries. Provenance: Michael Teague, distinguished photographer and art historian, author of In Wake of the Portuguese Navigators. *** On Avelino Teixeira da Mota, see Dicionário cronológico de autores portugueses V, 93-95. Porbase locates a single copy, at Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Copac locates a copy each at Cambridge University and National Maritime Museum. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Adult Pulp Cover Original Art

      1960 - A collection of original artwork for several adult-oriented paperback pulp novels from the early 1960s, including six small color mockups, measuring 4" x 7", and four large preliminary pencil sketches, measuring 20"x 26". The sketches have an applied paper boarder secured with masking tape and are somewhat chipped along the edges, near fine, while the mockups have only the slightest touch of wear to a couple of corners, else fine. The art appears to be all from the same unknown artist with the preliminary sketches representing more detailed renditions of all but two of the color mock ups. The text on the mockups is not readable except for the titles and a few scattered words, likely as intended. Our research was not able to determine definitively whether these covers were ever published or if these are spec illustrations done by an artist to secure work. The Exotic by Carter Brown was published several times, the earliest being a 1961 Signet paperback, but neither it nor any of the other printings we examined matched the artwork found here. This is also the case for The Night It Happened, Demon Lovers, and Big Blondes. The remaining two titles illustrated here, Wild Heat and Adorable Creatures, could not be located at all. Likewise we were unable to identify with any publisher the crossed key logo found on all but one of the covers. Two of the titles, Demon Lovers and Adorable Creatures, are particularly notable for their obvious lesbian themes. An interesting group of titillating artwork from the golden age of the pulp paperback.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Discours de Stockholm

      Cahiers du sud 1960 - - Cahiers du sud, Marseille 1960, 14x22,5cm, agrafé. - Edition originale consistant en le tiré à part du N°358 des Cahiers du Sud, un des 100 exemplaires hors commerce numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers avec quelques exemplaires d'auteur. Rare et agréable exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition consisting of the reprint of the N ° 358 of the Cahiers du Sud, one of the 100 non-trade copies numbered on "pur-fil" paper, only large papers with some copies of author. Rare and pleasant copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Lettre autographe signée adressée à Jean Casson et datée du 22 août 1960.

      Paris 1960 - « .J¿ai des dettes : parlons de cette grosse brique jaune tombée au printemps, non pas sur ma tête mais entre mes mains. » Le Corbusier remercie Casson de l¿envoi de son livre (il s¿agit vraisemblablement du Panorama des Arts Plastiques Contemporains paru en 1960 chez Gallimard) dont il à fait un dessin en milieu de page. Cette lettre est écrite sur un papier à en-tête spécialement imprimé en Inde à l¿occasion de la construction de Chandigarh. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        MOY MOY.

      New York: Scribner's, 1960 A. dj - SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. Wonderful story of a little girl in Los Angeles's Chinatown ('moy moy' means little sister) Illustrated in both duotone and full color, with 3 two-page spreads in full-color. Bright and beautiful. INSCRIBED by Politi with 'for my dear Mary with gratitude' and with a small painting of a butterfly and flowers embellishing the M in Mary. Dated May 1961. While we cannot be sure, it is possible that "Mary" was Mary Yan Joe, who served as Politi's inspiration for the Chinese girl in this book. Regardless, this is a lovely and very special copy of an uncommon and beautiful book. Large format, unpaginated. Very good in very good dust jacket (scattered light foxing on the first few pages, some overall edgewear to the dj, with a little rubbing at the corners and ends of the spine, a few short closed tears.) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Ritual In The Dark (Signed, And With His Drawing)

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1960. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good + Dust Jacket. Original Ink Sketch By Colin Wilson. 442 Pp. Black Cloth Stamped In Red. Stated First Printing. Light Rubbing, Tiny Frays At Tips, Some Fading To Topstain And Slight Foxing To Foredge Of Page Block. . Dj Priced $4.95, Clean And Bright, Slight Rubbing At Corners, White Lettering On Spine Darkened To A Light Tan. Signed By The Author, With His Drawing Of Austin Nunne In Black Ink On Front Endpaper ( A Much Better Representation Than That On The Dj).

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        Château en Suède

      - René Julliard, Paris 1960, 14,5x22,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 150 copie numerate Hors commerce sul filo puro Marais, solo carta di grandi dimensioni dopo 50 Olanda. autografo firmato di Louis Charles Royer Jacqueline Zay sotto la giustificazione del sorteggio ". ... Sperando che questo audace ingannare la Naiade" Copertina di Jean-Denis Maillant. Bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 150 exemplaires hors commerce numérotés sur pur fil du Marais, seuls grands papiers après 50 Hollande. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Françoise Sagan à Jacques Chardonne : "... avec toute mon amitié - lointaine - et qui se désole de l'être..." et pour qui elle précise son adresse normande. Une petite déchirure en pied du dos, piqûres sur les plats.  

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        Simon and Tiny Carmiggelt sitting on the stairs at the Boekenbal 1960.

      1960. Original photograph, silverprint, 20,5 x 17,7 cm. Stamp Particam Pictures, (.....) Amsterdam. KEYWORDS:netherlands/amsterdam/photo

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