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      Harper & Brothers 1960 - A very good first edition in a very good price clipped dust jacket, SIGNED by Ludwig Bemelmans on the half title page. Previous owner's inscription on front free endpaper, wear on edges of book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Fine photo with signature and date (Maria, 1923-1977, American-born Greek Soprano and one of the most renowned opera singers of the twentieth century)

      1960 - showing her as 'Medea' in Cherubini's Opera, she is shown full length in profile on stage, wearing a long black cloak with the signature and date mounted underneath, overal1 13" x 8" in mount 18" x 12", 1960, together with a page from the Illustrated London News of 13th June 1959 reporting on the Opera with a photo of her in the same costume but turning her face to the camera and a poster for a Gala Performance Concert of Medea at the Royal Festival Hall in her memory with the lead role sung by Grace Bumbry, 22" x 16", and another photo showing her in costume, 9" x 6", no place,

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Meeting of Ruth and Boaz

      Paris: Verve, 1960. Color lithograph. From Drawings for the Bible. Unframed. Also available framed. (02-0735). Mourlot, 247. M. 270 verso.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        The Exterminator

      San Francisco, CA: The Auerhahn Press, 1960. First Edition. Softcover. Very Fine. "William this his latest work has thrown away all traces of a polite regard for the sacred cows of narrative fiction...Pieces of his earlier writing, magazine and newspaper articles, headlines and catch-phrases of the day are cut up, scrambled and thrown at the reader, or rather, sprayed at him in the same way a machinegun sprays its target. Almost nothing remains in a narrative context; everything is atomized and forced to exist in an agonized truce...Brion Gysin contributed the poems and calligraphs which finally "rub out the word"." (from back cover) A first edition/ first printing of the early collaboration between William S. Burroughs, foremost Beat-&-Beyond literary innovator; & artist-writer Brion Gysin, a key associate who first inspired WSB with the cut-up method. As noted in colophon, this exquisitely crafted production "...was designed and printed by Dave L. Haselwood and James F. McIlroy at the Auerhahn Press, 1334 Franklin, San Francisco, California." One of approximately 1000 copies per Maynard & Miles (A4a, pgs. 21-22). This copy is inscribed & signed by WSB on the title page: "For Don Kaufmann/ (signed) William Burroughs." Donald L. Kaufmann (1927-2015) was an acclaimed, long-time professor of English at the University of Southern Florida & a devoted collector, particularly of Norman Mailer, about whom he wrote several noted studies. A top-tier, canonical WSB-Gysin rarity, with significant association & provenance. In exceptionally very fine condition with only mildest level of rubbing & scratching at front, back covers & spine; tiniest bumps at corners & edges of same; very small area of smudging at & near lower right edge of front cover; slightest vertical bend outward toward front cover at & near spine. Interior very fine with only miniscule bump-bends at corners of page leaves; otherwise substantially mint as issued. Inscribed & Signed by William S. Burroughs to Donald L. Kaufmann.

      [Bookseller: Third Mind Books]
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        Bedtime for Frances [Inscribed]

      New York Harper & Brothers 1960 Illustrated by Garth Williams (best known for Charlotte's Web) and inscribed by the author, perhaps to the child who inspired the book. First Printing of the first title in Hoban's famed Frances series of six children's books, named by the American Library Association as a Notable Children's Book ("the best of the best") for 1960. Tall, wide 8vo: 16 leaves, including illustrated title page and 18 further illustrations, many full-page. Publisher's black cloth spine, illustrated paper-covered boards, first state dust jacket priced $2.50. Inscribed, signed, and dated by Hoban on front fly leaf: For / Young Fawcett [Frances?] - / An invaluable guide / and pocket companion / containing / complete instructions / for / getting young ladies / into bed / - from / a man of experience // Russ Hoban // 5/22/60. About Fine (several small, shallow nicks to front cover's leading edge, light soiling to back cover), Near Fine, very lightly restored jacket, involving neither lettering nor design (spine panel mildly age-toned, light overall dust soiling, several small closed tears, trivial chip

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        La route des Flandres

      First edition, one of 87 numbered copies on pur-fil paper, the only large paper copies.Nice copy. Les éditions de minuit Paris 1960 14x19,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Vers le blanc infini. Poemes et gravures.

      La Rose des Vents, Lausanne/Paris 1960 - Lausanne/Paris, La Rose des Vents, 1960. Folio. M. 8 Orig.-Aquatintaradierungen v. Hans Arp. 28 nn. Bll. OHPrgt. -Mappe. Erste Ausgabe. Nr. 142 v. 499 Exempl. (GA 600) auf Velin de Rives v. H.Arp im Druckverm. signiert. Arntz 405 - 412, Monod 525; Hagenbach 365 - Druck d. Radierungen b. Georges Leblanc, Paris. Erste Ausgabe. Nr. 142 v. 499 Exempl. (GA 600) auf Velin de Rives v. H.Arp im Druckverm. signiert. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Seidel & Richter]
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        Vers le Blanc Infini

      Paris: La Rose des Vents, 1960. Limited. paperback. near fine. Arp, Jean. Text in French. Illustrated with 8 full page soft-ground etchings by Arp, protected with tissue. Folio, 28 sheets loose as issued in publisher's plain white wrappers and velum-backed sleeve, all with a plain board slipcase. Laussane & Paris: La Rose des Vents, 1960. Limited edition. From a total edition of 600, this is number 397 of 499 copies on Rives, signed by Arp. A fine clean copy in slightly toned wrappers; the outer slipcase is discolored and battered but intact. Best known as a fine artist, Arp also produced a great amount of poetry. The poems here, many of which are appearing for the first time, are paired with Arp'smoody etchings. -- Arntz 405-412; Monod 525.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        Plochere Color System. A Guide to Color and Color Harmony. To be used in Conjunction with the 1248 Color Tone Cards plus 200 Gray tones Included in this Set

      Gladys and Gustave Plochere, Los Angeles 1960 - With spiral-bound publication in compartment. Light blue boxBlue leatherette box (4 1/2 x 18 x 6 1/2") with gilt lettering on cover, imitation leather handle, draw bolt latches and 1448 Color Tone Cards (3 x 5") with 116pp. spiral-bound guide with white lettering on cover warps, and Light Reflectance Guide housed in compartment of box. The book, 1992 revised edition by Eric Lutz, contains an introduction, abstracts on color terms, hue designation, color groupings, color harmonies, pigments, color names and a 24-hue color circle on card stock and an index of color names at rear. "The instructive chapters have been condensed and simplified, and the color information has been reformatted. Hue paint and to the advent of computerized color matching, mixing formulas for the colors in the Plochere Color System have also been eliminated? While the actual colors in the system have not been changed in any way, slight adjustments have been made to the hue designations, to the positioning of the hues on the color circle, and to the resultant color harmonies. The current color circle is no longer based directly on the Ostwald circle. While it retains some of the characteristics of the Ostwald arrangement (for example, a higher proportion of greens), it corresponds more closely with the conventional tripartite arrangement of yellow, magenta, and cyan." The 1448 Color Tone Cards in leatherette box are compartmentalized by dividers with printed numbers 1-1248 and G1-200 for additional 200 grays. All color cards with stamped numbers on verso. Complete. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Apertura della caccia. Concerto.

      1960. Legno originale per xilografia, inciso su due lati, in pero di filo, di cm. 28 x 36. Firma in basso.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Cicerone M.T.]
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      Simon & Schuster, New York 1960 - Octavo. First Printing. Author's first book SIGNED AND INSCRIBED to a close acquaintance whom he thought highly of signing his name "Ed" rather than the usual "E.L." . "To./with admiration/Ed Doctorow/ Dec. 1965", 180pp. Bound in 1/4 white cloth over orange paper covered boards lettered in black, top edge red. Quite possibly one of the finest copies to be offered in several years. While the pages do have the usual noted age-toning, the book itself is pristine, in unclipped, pristine dust jacket. Basis for the 1967 western starring Henry Fonda, Warren Oates and Kennan Wynn; a classic tale of meanness in the old West. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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      First edition, one of 38 numbered copies on pur fil, the only large paper copies.Very lightly and marginally sunned spine. Gallimard Paris 1960 14,5x21cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Truman Speaks

      1960. First Edition . Signed. TRUMAN, Harry S. Truman Speaks. New York: Columbia, 1960. Octavo, original blue cloth, original dust jacket. $2500.First edition of a collection of lectures given by Truman at Columbia University from April 27-29, 1959, inscribed on the half title by President Truman in the year of publication, ""To my good friend and colleague, thanks & kindest regards from his former boss & friend, 4/21/60 Harry Truman.""Truman Speaks won high praise on publication for its insights into the legacy of this ""man who belongs in the company of our great PresidentsÂ… The former President was invited to speak to the students at Columbia University in the spring of 1959. The book is a transcript of what he had to tell them about the Presidency, the Constitution and demagogueryÂ… more poignant and humanÂ… than Truman's official memoirs"" (New York Times). In addition to the talks given by Truman from April 27-29, Truman Speaks also contains an introduction by him, a foreword by Grayson Kirk, panel discussions and question-and-answer sessions. Illustrated with frontispiece and three full-page photogravures. The recipient of this inscribed copy has not been identified.Book fine; slight chipping to mildly toned spine, closed tear to front panel of very good dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        La Clase Obrera Frente a la Industrializacion del Pais [Cover title: Mensaje a los Obreros]. SIGNED

      Cuba Avanza/CMQ, La Habana, Cuba 1960 - Small 8vo, original cardstock wraps bound into dark green calf covers, with the title stamped in gilt on the upper board; pp. [3] 4-26 [1]. Original wraps a little creased and slightly soiled, leather boards pristine. SIGNED by Che on the title page, along with the phrase "Libertad o muerte." There is an additional (undecipherable) scrawl in the same ink on the flyleaf. The first separate edition of a transcript of a talk given by Che Guevara on the television program "Cuba Avanza" on June 18, 1960. Includes what is possibly his first documented reference to the infamous imperialistic chewing gum ("hace un momento me acaban de regalar un chicle"). Provenance available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Libriquarian, IOBA]
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        Chagall: Lithographe

      Paris: Andre Sauret, 1960. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. 1960, First Edition. Includes 12 color lithographs by Chagall: 11 are full page lithos that are bound-in to the book and the 12th is the entire dust jacket. Hardcover. French text. 220 pp. Near Fine in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Light finger soil and smudging to the boards and pastedowns; the contents and lithos are in fine condition, unmarked and clean. The jacket with light wear along the top edge including a single 1-inch snag and shallow chipping to the spine ends and corners; small snag along the bottom edge has been neatly mended with tape on the blank side; brilliant, bold colors. 191 illustrations (most in color), including 11 full page lithos and the lithographed dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        The Mosaics of Monreale

      S. F. Flaccovio, Palermo 1960 - This very large book has little corner bumping or edge wear. The thick covers are good, but there is a slight bump near the head of the spine that also shows slightly on back board. Hinges and gutters are solid, very little shadowing or foxing of the endpapers. No ownership or other markings. Numerous full color illustration plates throughout, fold out diagrams at the end of the text. Unclipped DJ has edge wear and some chipping at the head and foot of the spine. This has been placed in a protective cover. The light grey card stock slipcase has darkened edges, wear and chipping. It has done a good job protecting the book. Due to the large size and weight of this book, it will need additional shipping. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lowry's Books]
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        Plat bleu.

      Öl auf Leinwand der frühen er Jahre signiert unten rechts 1960 - 50 x 64 cm Rückseitig betitelt. ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

      [Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Goyert]
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        Drawings for the Bible: Verve Double Issue [37/38]

      NY. NY: Harcourt Brace. Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket. 1960. 1st American Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket has some shallow chipping and creasing to extremities, a little faint foxing to bottom three inches, price-clipped, 1.3 inch chip at foot of spine, one-inch tear along crease at top edge. Except for the spine chip, the defects are minor. Jacket is bright and attractive, now in fresh mylar sleeve. Book is in excellent condition, with a little spotting and darkening to top page ends and a few rubbed spots to extremities of cover. Contents are Fine, with no defects aside from a faint small label ghost. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. The book is a Folio, 14.3 inches x 10.5 inches. . "This double number of Verve contains the drawings made by Chagall in 1958 and 1959 on biblical themes which in general he had not dealt with in his illustrations for the Bible reproduced in Verve 33/34." Includes 96 b/w reproductions and 24 spectacular lithographs in full color, with the b/w heliogravure by Draeger Frères and the color lithographs by Mourlot Frères. The color lithographs each occupy a full page. There are ninety-five numbered pages plus 16 pages of captions. The colors on the jacket, front cover and interior lithographs are bright and vibrant; overall, this is a handsome, highly collectible copy. Complete with all lithographs in fine condition. Folio 13" - 23" tall. 111 pages. A0 .

      [Bookseller: Sweet Beagle Books]
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        Le matin des magiciens

      First edition, one of the 36 copys numbered on pure vellum wire only leading copies.Signed autograph of Jacques Bergier Paul Aveline.Back slightly insolated. Gallimard Paris 1960 15x21cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        A Canticle for Leibowitz

      Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott and Co, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 320pp. Original purple and black cloth. Near Fine in Very Good original dust jacket, unclipped ($4.95); faint crease on front panel; some rubbing, tiny closed tears along edges, and light soiling. Small faint offsetting from removed sticker on ffep effecting prelims, very faint foxing to cloth. The uncommon first book appearance of the Hugo-winning science fiction novel, which has been in print ever since.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Enemy Within (SIGNED) plus Bonus

      Harper & Row 1960 - 338 p. Copyright 1960. First Edition. Book description: Inscribed by author on dedication page ("For Stephen (G. Cohen; a friend of JFK & RFK) With Best Wishes Robert Kennedy Jan 1968") black publishers cloth hardbound, title stamped/embossed on spine cover, black/white photo illustrated text, no dust jacket. Dimensions: 8.5in. x 6in. x 1.25in. Condition: Good; spine cover moderate-strongly sunned, cloth very lightly soiled/scratched, missing front free endpaper and title page (clean cut at inner hinge), clean/bright faintly age-toned pages, strong square spine. A nice copy. Bonus: The Pleasure of His Company (SIGNED) by Fay, Paul B. Harper & Row, Publishers, 1964. 262 p. Copyright 1963, 1964. First edition. Book description: Inscribed by author on dedication page, "To Stephen Cohen, one who knew John Kennedy as a friend, a privilege I share with him. My very best, Paul Fay, Jr.," brown publishers cloth hardbound, silver gilt stamped/embossed title on spine cover, blind stamped/embossed design on front board, burgundy end papers, semi-gloss color illustrated dust jacket. Book and dust jacket condition: Very good; sunned edges of cloth at spine crown/heel, personal ex-libris label adhered to front free end paper, bright clean text pages, strong square spine, dust jacket frayed at crown with a few very small tears and a small tear starting at lower front hinge. A very nice copy. (3) Kennedy Political Campaign Buttons Description: (1) Large Robert Kennedy '68 Presidential Campaign Button, and (2) small blue Kennedy campaign buttons. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: dC&A Books]
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        Sul gatto

      Cento amici del libro, 1960. Con quattro acqueforti e quattro puntesecche originali firmate di Isa Pizzoni (cm 12,6 x 10). 4to (cm 34x25). pp. 42. . Perfetto (Mint). . Prima edizione di 100 + XXX es. numerati. . Nata ad Erba (Como). Scultrice, è stata allieva di Marino Marini. Le sue immagini riflettono soggetti classici rielaborati con sentimento moderno. A Milano ha ottenuto nel 1960 il premio per i giovani artisti italiani.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        The Country Girls Trilogy Comprising: 'The Country Girls', 'The Lonely Girl', 'Girls In Their Married Bliss' : All 3 Titles Signed By The Author : Accompanied By The First UK 'Play' Edition Signed By The Author.

      A Set of three titles comprising 'The Country Girls' series. All are First UK printings published between 1960 and 1964. The set comprises of: 'The Country Girls' (Published by Hutchinson in 1960): The BOOK is in near FINE condition and is free of inscriptions. A little toning to the text block. A light small mark to the front blank end paper with a few spots to the end papers. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ or better condition. Mild edge-wear at the spine ends. Light spotting in places with a small mark to the upper rear flap corner. Only very light toning to the spine. 'The Lonely Girl' (Published by Jonathan Cape in 1962): The BOOK is in near FINE condition and is free of inscriptions. The green top-stain is still present. Tiny bump to the upper front corner.The WRAPPER is complete and is in near FINE condition with only very light toning to the spine. 'Girls in their Married Bliss' (Published by Jonathan Cape in 1964): The BOOK is in near FINE condition and is free of inscriptions. The grey top-stain is still present. Very Light toning to the text-block. The WRAPPER is complete and is in near Fine condition. There is some mild edge-wear at the spine ends and corners. The colouring remains bright. Small light mark to the lower spine. All wrappers are protected in removable Brodart archival protectors. All three volumes have been SIGNED to the title page by Edna O'Brien. A ticket for the signing event accompanies this set as provenance. The set is also accompanied by the 'The Country Girls' play adaptation published by Faber in 2011. This is the First UK printing and was only published in a wrappered edition. It is in Fine condition and also been Signed by Edna O'Brien to the title page. An extremely attractive scarce set of the acclaimed Irish trilogy. More images available on request.

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      LATERZA, 1960. ITALIANO 0,38 Di E.Scalfari, J.Eccles, E.Rossi, L.Piccardi, a cura di Sergio Bocca, introduzione di Eugenio Scalfari, n. 63 della collana, pagine leggermente brunite da fattore tempo, fioritura ai tagli, coperta morbida leggermente scolorita, con lievissimi segni di usura e con sottile fioritura, sovraccoperta ingiallita, con fioritura e con lievi segni di usura USATO

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        THE COLOSSUS And Other Poems.

      London: William Heinemann. 1960. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean throughout and without previous ownerÂ’s inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the lightly rubbed and toned price-clipped dustwrapper. An excellent example in entirely original condition. The first printing of the authorÂ’s first published poetry collection, issued on the 30th October 1960 in an edition of only 500 copies. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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      - 1960 2 tomes. Presentée devant la Faculté des Lettres et Sciences humaines de Toulouse par André Nougué. LXIX+234; 596 p. 28x21 cm. Enc. media piel holandesa. Parece trabajo de fin de carrera o tesis Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Costa LLibreter]
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        The Poems by John Ashbery. Prints by Joan Mitchell [with:] Permanently by Kenneth Koch. Prints by Alfred Leslie [with:] Odes by Frank O'Hara. Prints by Michael Goldberg [with:] Salute by James Schuyler. Prints by Grace Hartigan

      First edition. One of 200 numbered copies signed by the authors and the artists from a total edition of 225 (the 25 contributors' copies were not signed). Each volume includes five original color prints on ivory wove handmade Hahnemühle paper made directly on the screens by the individual artists. "Abstract expressionist artists . . . were not particularly involved with printmaking or encouraged to create artists' books. . . . Another significant and undervalued exception . . . are four oversize books by the New York School of poets, each paired with large, colorful screen-prints by four second-generation abstract expressionist artists. . . . Each bound volume in the untitled boxed set contains five screen-prints, including the title page and covers. This is Hartigan's only book illustrated with original prints." "These four volumes - The Poems, Permanently, Salute, and Odes - were a collaboration between four leading artists of the second-generation of abstract expressionist painters and four of their poet friends of the New York School. The screen print medium that was chosen was the perfect vehicle to convey painterly gesture and saturated color. Along with 21 Etchings and Poems (1960) published by the Morris Gallery, N.Y., these four volumes published by the Tiber Press were the only distinguished artists' books containing abstract expressionist works created during the 1950s." - Robert Flynn Johnson, Artists' Books in the Modern Era 1870-2000. The Reva and David Logan Collection of Illustrated Books. (London): Thames & Hudson, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, (2001), pp. 43, 226-227; item 142. Jerry Kelly, Riva Castleman, and Anne H. Hoy, The Best of Both Worlds: Finely Printed Livres d'Artistes, 1910-2010 (N. Y.: & Boston: The Grolier Club & David R. Godine, (2011), item 38 Four volumes, folios, illustrated with original screen-prints, original cloth-backed illustrated paper over boards, acetate dust jackets, publisher's cloth slipcase. Very fine set.

      [Bookseller: James S. Jaffe Rare Books LLC]
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        Spring and Summer 1960 - Salesman's Sample Box.

      Chicago: W.Z. Gibson, Inc., 1960 - Original black cloth-textured cloth covered card "attaché" case (328 × 250 × 90 mm), plastic handle still in place, and tin snap-clasp, lid lined with colour-printed ad.; "Quality Made-to-Measure Garments for Men & Women". Case a little worn, but remains very good, as also the contents. Contains; quarto catalogue, "Fashion News", wire-stitched colour card wraps, colour printed throughout; 68 printed cards with 113 of 116 cloth samples, 3 cards lacking one of two; price lists, order forms, and associated promotional material. W.Z. Gibson Inc. was one of the largest franchise tailoring companies in America, here in the 1960s probably at its peak. An attractive, and complete, salesman's kit.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Album de la Revolucion Cubana 1952-1959

      Revista Cinegrafico / Editorial Echevarria, Habana 1960 - Habana: Revista Cinegrafico / Editorial Echevarria, 1960. First edition. Paperback. Very good. Oblong slim 4to, stapled color-printed wrappers; pp. [32], with 271 "post cards" (each 5.5 x 7.5 cms) affixed in their appropriate spots. Corners bumped, the colors bright and the pages unmarked. The story of the "glorioso Ejercito Rebelde" in a format that will allow the Cuban people to "conservar un emocionante recuerdo de la Gloriosa Epopeya Cubana, sin pretensiones literarias." Features the full cast of characters, including Guevara, Castro, Cienfuegos, Haydee Santamaria, and all the rest. Pulls no punches -- the blood flows in these streets! The album was sponsored by Felices, purveyor of fine marmalades and preserves, and features their full-page advert on the rear wrap; the post cards, it is proudly announced, are "de venta en todas partes," which is to say, wherever Felices products are sold. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: The Libriquarian, IOBA]
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        The Castle and the Cave. [With the original artwork for the dust jacket by John S. Goodhall]. Illustrated by J. S. Goodhall.

      London: George G. Harrap & Co, 1960 - Octavo. Original yellow boards, titles to spine in blue. With the pictorial dust jacket. Original artwork size: 190 x 153mm (image); 220 x 180 mm (paper). Scattered spotting to edges of text block. An excellent copy in a slightly rubbed jacket with minor spotting to rear panel. Artwork with faint horizontal crease across the middle. First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the title page and with John S. Goodhall's original ink and watercolour artwork for the dust jacket, which bears the publisher's stamp on the back. The Castle and the Cave is the story of a seventeen year old English girl sent to the Dordogne region of France to work as an au pair. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        La fuente

      All'insegna del pesce d'oro, Poeti stranieri tradotti da poeti italiani, 1960. Variazioni su di un tema di Romano Bilenchi. Traduzione di Mario Luzi. 3 ill. di G.L. Giovanola. Testo a fronte. Alle ultime pagine un componimento autografo scritto a penna dall'Autore dedicato a Picasso, datato Roma, XII 1960, intitolato ''Picasso. Tauromaquia (La pique cassée)''. With a hand-written poem by Guillen written in blue ink on 3 pages, dedicated to Picasso, dated Rome XII-1960. 16mo. pp. 28. Dedica e firma autografe dell'Autore, datata Roma 27/II/1961 (Inscribed and signed by the Author, dated Rome 27/II/1961). Ottimo (Fine). . Prima edizione di 1000 es. numerati. .

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

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        French Provincial Cooking.

      First edition. 8vo. 493, (1) pp. Recent black full morocco, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered to two panels, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, signed by the author on the title page. An excellent copy.

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        The Noon Day Gun in Hong Kong.

      No date. Early 1960s. Color poster, 35 x 24 inches. Professionally mounted on linen (had 1 inch tear at centre of lower edge). By Chinese American artist Dong Kingman. "Printed in Hong Kong for the Hong Kong Tourist Association" printed at lower left.

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        American Federation of Labor, History, Encyclopedia and Reference Book -Volume 3-Part 1

      American Federation of Labor, 1960-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Ex-Library in very nice condition with all the usual markings and attachments. Heavy and/or oversized. International Shipping may require additional postage.

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        Moments Preserved

      1960. First Edition . Signed. PENN, Irving. Moments Preserved. New York: Simon and Schuster, (1960). Large quarto, original beige cloth, original dust jacket, original pictorial slipcase. $2500.First edition of PennÂ’s first book, signed and inscribed by him on the half title: “For Dr. Hill; Irving Penn.”Noted for his successful commercial work and particularly for his contributions to fashion magazines such as Vogue, Penn has been lauded for his “imagery of extreme elegance” (Blodgett, 101). This collection features “eight essays in photographs and words” by Penn, ranging from “The Flavor of France” to “Christmas in Cuzco.” “An overview of an astonishingly busy careerÂ… Moments Preserved gathers PennÂ’s vast variety of enthusiasmsÂ…Penn reinvented the classic daylight studio portrait for a more casual time, undercutting its formality but heightening its potential as a revealing performance” (Roth, 158). With an introduction by Alexander Liberman. Book with only light soiling to free endpaper, near-fine; dust jacket lightly soiled and with minor edgewear, several small closed tears to folds; extremely good. Light soiling to original slipcase. An extremely good copy, scarce signed.

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      First edition, one of 25 numbered copies on pur fil paper, the tirage de tête.A very good copy.Rare. % Seuil Paris 1960 13,5x19,5cm broché

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        Gedichttyposkript ?Weihnachtsgetier?, Durchschlag, mit 4-zeiliger eigenhändiger Widmung und Signatur.

      Ohne Ort, Dezember 1960. - circa 29,5 x 20,5 cm. 1 Blatt zeimal gefaltet Weihnachtsgruss mit dem Gedicht ?Weihnachtsgetier?, das erstmals 1962 (!) in ?Schattenland Ströme? (S. 23) veröffentlicht worden ist. Mit handschriftlicher Widmung an Felix Berner, der zu dieser Zeit Bobrowskis Lektor bei der DVA war. -. "- Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt.

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        Ernst Jüngers Typoskript \"Der Weltstaat\" (Variantfassung!)

      Wilflingen, 1960. 47 Blatt Halbleinen Typoskript Ernst Jünger : \"Der Weltstaat\", 1960 (2),46 (1) Blatt schreibmaschinenschriftlicher Durchschlag von Ernst Jünger mit Sammlungs-Stempel von Jüngers Bibliographen Hans Peter des Coudres und dessen eigenhändigem Weiterschenkvermerk an den Sammler und Bankier Otmar Lang. Mit 2seitigem eigenhändigen Begleitschreiben von des Coudres an Lang. In Halbleinen gebunden mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel.- Anstreichungen und Notizen im Text vom damaligen Klett-Lektor Dr. Meier. Ausweislich des Briefes von Jüngers Bibliographen des Coudres ist das Typoskript von Jünger selbst hergestellt und \"gegenüber den verschiedenen Versionen des >WeltstaatesWeltstaat< ist Jüngers politische Zentralvision\" konstatiert Steffen Martus in seiner Jünger-Monographie (2001, S. 200), die Stichhaltigkeit seiner politischen Vision betont Jünger noch Jahrzehnte später im Gespräch mit der Zeitschrift Der Spiegel: \"Ich darf ja erwähnen, daß ich ein Buch mit dem Titel \"Der Weltstaat\" geschrieben habe, in dem Dinge stehen, die auch die Grünen begrüßen müssen, daß nämlich im Weltstaat die nationalen Grenzen fallen, aber die alten Heimaten erhalten bleiben, sogar erst richtig sich entfalten.\" Umfang: gebundenes Typoskript, Beilagen: 1 handschriftlicher Brief des Coudres an Lang, 1 handschriftlicher Zettel des Coudres zur Urheberschaft der Notizen im Typoskript, sowie ein im Typoskript einliegender Prospekt des Dulk Verlages. // Kein Versand, nur persönliche Übergabe in Mitteleuropa /// Standort Wimregal kxx Versand D: 19,99 EUR

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