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        Mirò 1959-1960

      New York , PIERRE MATISSE GALLERY, 1961 - Volume stampato in occasione della mostra di Joan Mirò presso la Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York 31 ottobre - 25 novembre 1961. Testo in francese di Yvon Taillandier. 6 pochoirs sciolti a colori e 23 in bianco e nero. Elenco delle tavole. Allegato un fascicolo stampato su carta pesante azzurra con la traduzione in inglese dei testi e una tavola sciolta ripiegata con riproduzione di una ceramica dell'Artista. Una delle 1200 copie con 2 litografie originali a colori, di cui una in copertina su quattro pagine (cm 47x96) ed una sciolta su doppia pagina (cm 31x47). 4to (cm 31x24). pp. 32 non numerate + tavole. . Ottimo (Fine). . Edizione di XXV+50+1200 es. numerati e firmati. [Cramer, 1989]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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        THE CASE OF THE ROVING ROLLS: A Brains Benton Mystery, #4.

      Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Co., (1961.) : , 1961. Hardcover first edition - The fourth Brains Benton mystery story - Illustrated with drawings in green by Al Schmidt. Only 4 books in this series listed on back cover. 186 pp plus 2 pp publisher's advertisements Green and cream diamond endpapers. Very good condition only in illustrated boards (usual toning to the pages, binding sturdy.) .

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        The Final Deduction

      New Haven: Viking Press, 1961. Hardcover. Near fine/very good +. Inscribed (5/2/72) on half-title by author. Pink star remainder stamp on flap and paste down endpaper. Unclipped DJ in Mylar.

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      Editions du Rocher, Monaco,, [1961]. 8vo., First Edition, text in French, with 62 pages of full-page photographs from the film; grey tweed boards, upper board with mounted photograph [of Maria Casares] lettered in red, backstrip lettered in black, a near fine copy. A PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR TO LOUIS PAUWELS WITH THE FORMER'S SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION ON HALF-TITLE. With two copies of Rocher's flier, printed in pink and black and listing Cocteau' available works, loosely inserted. 'Le Testament d'Orphee' (1959) is the third film in Cocteau's Orphic trilogy, following 'Blood of a Poet' (1930) and 'Orphee' (1950). In addition to the author himself, the cast includes many leading theatrical and literary figures of the period, including Jean-Pierre Leaud, Maria Casares, Francoise Arnoul, Yul Brynner, Claudine Augier, Pablo Picasso, Charles Aznavour and Jean Marais. The screenplay with stills was published two years later; this copy is inscribed by Cocteau ('Jean') to Louis Pauwels, the eminent French journalist and author of 'The Morning of the Magicians' (1960). SIGNED COPIES ARE EXTREMELY SCARCE.

      [Bookseller: Island Books]
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        Bulletin de la Société des Sciences Historiques et Naturelles de l'Yonne. .

      Auxerre, Société des Sciences Historiques et Naturelles de l'Yonne, 1961 à 1991. - 22 vol. grand in-8, reliés demi-basane fauve, dos à faux nerfs forains de doubles filets dorés à fric, titre, millésime et tomaisons dorés, bordés d'un filet doré, plats marbrés, couvertures conservées, illustrations in et h.-t., complet du vol. de table pour les années 1961-1981. Très belle condition, ensemble peu commun dans une reliure d'aussi belle qualité, Sommaire : Collection complète pour les années 1961 à 1991. Les années 1961 à 1978 sont reliés en deux années par volume, une année par volume ensuite. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      London Jonathan Cape 1961 - First edition, first issue, 8vo, publisher's grey-black cloth with blindstamped skeletal hand on upper cover, spine lettered in gilt, dust-jacket by Richard Chopping, very slight rubbing to corner-tips but overall an excellent example. Gilbert A9a 1.1 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Once A Mouse.

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1961 - First edition. Oblong quarto, original cloth. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Inscribed by the author with a drawing on a card pasted in, opposite the title page. Marcia Browne was one of the most honored illustrators in children's literature, is a three-time Caldecott Medalist and six-time Caldecott Honor illustrator, as well as winner of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for the body of her work. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Franny and Zooey

      Little, Brown & Co, Boston and Toronto 1961 - 8vo 5.25" x 8" pp. [2] 3-201 Previous owner name lightly in ink on FFE, previous bookseller notes in pencil on FFE, three foxing spots on inside front and several more on rear end paper, water spot on front cover running most of the length of the book by 1" wide, spine faded. DJ has chipping on three of four corners, chipping at top and bottom of spine, 2" tear at top of rear flap and crease on rear. " I don't happen to be attracted to the St. Francis of Assisi type. But you are. And, in my opinion, that's one of the reasons why you're having this little nervous breakdown. And especially the reason why you're having it at home. This place is made to order for you. The service is good, and there's plenty of hot and cold running ghosts." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Montgomery Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Derrière le Miroir n.°125-126. Textes de René Char; Jacques Dupin.

      4°; pp. 28 con nove litografie a colori di cui una alla copertina e due a tripla pagina. Brochure edit. illustrata con titoli al piatto. Bella edizione della nota rivista dedicata al grande maestro, numero raro e ricercato. Manca al Cramer; cfr. Catalogue de Derrière le Miroir et Affiches - Maeght Editeur.(vedi riproduz.)

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Prandi s.n.c.]
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        Ten Apples Up on Top!

      Random House, 1961 One of the hardest to find first editions. Seuss used the LeSieg pseudonym. Near fine book. Dust jacket slightly worn. First Edition as indicated by the price 195/195 printed on the dust jacket. Illustrated in color by Roy McKie. A Beginning Beginner Book.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        The Sneetches and Other Stories

      New York: Random House, 1961. First Edition, First Printing. Decorative Boards. Near Fine/VG++. An attractive First Edition, First printing of this Dr. Seuss title. The book itself is in near fine condition and is clean and bright throughout. There is light pinpoint dotting on the decorative boards, which are solid and firm in construction. Slight wear on either ends of the spine. Title along spine is clear and undamaged. Light rubbing on the ends of the boards and corners. Boards open to a beautifully preserved front end and front free end paper, small script by previous owner in gold ink in upper right hand corner. A few pages throughout book display very minor fading along top edge with otherwise flawless pages. Drawings and text throughout book are impeccable in condition. Well preserved jacket displays in Very Good ++ condition , contains all first edition points [Younger & Hirsch 73-74].The dust jacket is protected in an archival jacket. The dust jacket is bright and colorful but shows minor crinkling and touches of wear on the edges and spine along with a 1/2" closed tear on the bottom edge of the back panel. Light scratching on rear wrapper. Overall much less wear than is normally seen. Front and rear flaps in excellent condition with "295/295" price. A piece that will satisfy a Dr. Seuss enthusiast or new comer alike.

      [Bookseller: Parrish Books]
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        The Cloud Forest [Inscribed Association Copy]

      NY: Viking. 1961. A chronicle of a trip through the Amazon wilderness, Matthiessen's second book of nonfiction and the first of his numerous personal accounts of travel and exploration, with which he carved out a unique position in American literature. Inscribed by the author to his parents: "For Mom & Dad/ with much love & many thanks/ Pete." Minor handling evident to boards, faint spine-sunning; a very good copy, lacking the dust jacket. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Yorkshire Jurassic Flora; I ? Thallophyta ? Pteridophyta, II ? Flora of the Pipe-Clay Series of Dorset (Lower Bagshot), III ? Bennettitales, IV ? Ginkgoales and Czekanowskiales, V ? Coniferales. In Five Volumes.

      London Order of the Trustees of the British Museum 1961-79 1st editions - 5 volumes. Hardbacks, large, 12 x 10 inches. In grey cloth covers with gilt lettering. Vol.5 with gilt vignette to front. Volumes 3&4 with original dustwrappers. In very good near fine conditions with near fine dustwraps. (DW, vol4 slightly faded around edges.) A couple of small marks to cloths. Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. Illustrated with highly detailed b&w diagrams.

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        One-Eyed Jacks (Original oversize double weight photograph from the 1961 film)

      Los Angeles: Paramount, 1961. Vintage oversize borderless black-and-white double weight still photograph from the 1961 film. Marlon Brando shown riding a horse with his eyes closed. Though not stamped, the photo was shot by photographer Mary Ellen Mark, who would go on to shoot Brando again for "Apocalypse Now." Brando's directorial debut, nominated for an Academy Award for Best Cinematography. 9 x 13.5 inches (23 x 34.5 cm). Near Fine. Complete collation details available on request.

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        Very early Ted Kennedy letter "I had the pleasure of meeting with Our Holy Father, Pope John XXIII, …and asked His Holiness to bless the enclosed medal for you" - included is one of the rarest such medallions in 18k gold.

      n.p., June 13, 1961. 5/8"(medal), 7.25" x 10.5". "(1) 18k gold medal measuring 5/8-inch in diameter. Pope John XXIII is pictured on one side encircled with ""JOHANNES XXIII PONTIFEX MAX.""(2) Edward M. Kennedy. Typed Letter Signed ""Ted Kennedy / Many thanks for the other day John,"" 1p, 7.25"" x 10.5"". No place, June 13, 1961. To Mr. John Mahanna, Berkshire Eagle, Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Three file holes at blank left margin. The 29-year-old brother of the President writes, in full, ""During my recent visit in Rome, I had the pleasure of meeting with Our Holy Father, Pope John XXIII, and the privilege of receiving His blessing. I expressed my wish to share this honor with my friends and asked His Holiness to bless the enclosed medal for you. Best personal regards.""John Gerald William Mahanna (1913-1984), a Navy man, was on leave from fighting in the Pacific, visiting San Francisco. He went to check into a hotel, but it was booked. Another Navy man in line, hearing that he was from Massachusetts, said, ""You can bunk with me if you want."" It was John F. Kennedy, and the two struck up a friendship. After the war, the two stayed in touch. Mahanna became a county editor at The Berkshire Press in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, supporting JFK in his races for Congress, the Senate, and the presidency. In the 1960s, he became a public relations specialist with the Office of Civil Defense and then a liaison in the office of the Secretary of the Army."

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        Parti de Liverpool. Lithographies originales de René Genis.

      Paris, Les Médecins Bibliophiles, 1961 ; in-4 carré, en feuilles sous couverture kaki rempliée, chemise-étui de l'éditeur ; 34 illustrations lithographiées en couleurs dont 23 à pleine page. Premier tirage des lithographies de René Genis (1922-2004), édition unique à 150 exemplaires sur vélin pur fil à la forme Blanchet Frères Kléber de Rives, celui-ci N°24 imprimé pour Jules Euzière, doyen de la Faculté de médecine de Montpellier. Diplomé de l'Ecole nationale des arts décoratifs, René Genis fréquente l'atelier de Bernard Gromaire et celui de Jean Lurçat ; il expose au Salon de la Jeune Peinture, dont il reçoit le prix en 1960 ; sociétaire du Salon d'Automne, il acquiert une renommée internationale en exposant à New-York, Tokyo, Essen, Lausanne, Genève, Taipei, etc. Edouard Peisson raconte ici l'histoire du Titanic vue par les officiers et les marins. Lui, qui a été radio-télégraphiste à la compagnie Paquet et à la compagnie Transatlantique, qui a pratiqué la fameuse ligne Europe-Amérique, nous procure un regard différent sur ces hommes prisonniers des «villes flottantes» en acier ; avec l'aide de René Genis, tout ce monde et tout ce drame sont rendus dans un bien beau livre. Exemplaire en très bel état.

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        Le testament d'Orphée

      First edition, one of the 60 copys numbered on "pur-fil" paper Marais, only large paper.Iconography.Nice copy. Editions du Rocher Monaco 1961 13,5x18,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Fahrt ins Staublose. Die Gedichte der Nelly Sachs.

      - Frankfurt am Main; Suhrkamp, 1961. 22,5x14,5 cm. 386, (15, 3 blanks) pp. Publisher's black cloth with printed dustjacket. The jacket is a trifle chipped at head of spine and joints. Fine. First collected edition of Sachs's poems, edited by Hans Magnus Enzensberger. The collection contains also some poems published here for the first time. Inscribed by Sachs to her Swedish publishers Gerard and Elisabeth Bonnier during a get-together in Bengt and Margareta Holmqvist's home: "Für Peggy und Gerard nach unserem wunderschönen Abend / Eure Li / Bei Bengt und Margareta / Stockholm d. 30.11.66". The Holmqvist couple were Sach's closest friend during the last decade of her life, and Margareta translated two books by Sachs into Swedish. Wilpert/Gühring 10. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        My Brother Aquarius (Signed With A Lengthy Inscription By The Author)

      First UK and only printing published by Nash Publications in 1961. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition. Coloured frontispiece repeating dustjacket design. Light marks and rubbing to the board edges. Light foxing to the title-page with the odd spot further in. Creasing to some lower page corners. The flimsy paper WRAPPER (designed by Tennant) is complete and is in Very Good + condition. Some light soiling in places. Mild edge-wear with a 5cm closed tear to lower front spine fold. The wrapper artwork looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. With a lengthy inscription in blank ink by Tennant across the front endpapers: 'For Diana Ogg, Hoping that the charms of prosody and ballad-making will continue to enthral her! - The magic of poetry is enigmatic, pungent, witty, wise and beguiling ~ Perhaps Diana is a poet herself?, yours Stephen Tennant, with cordial good wishes' . On the facing pastedown, Tennant has written three quotations from 'Shelley' and a "Sage'. A charming presentation copy from the one-time socialite and then recluse, his aesthetic nature developing a mystical tone.

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        The Worm And The Ring (Signed By The Author)

      A First UK printing published by Heinemann in 1961.The BOOK is in near FINE condition.The binding is tight and the book is free from inscriptions and erasures.The text block is lightly toned but the pages are clean.The gilt titling on the spine is slightly dulled.The WRAPPER is complete and is in VERY GOOD++ or better condition.It has mild edge-wear to the upper spine and some mild rubbing to the corners. The pink lettering is faded to the spine.The spine is mildly toned with a little light staining to the lower spine edge.Small closed tear to the lower front edge and a small stain to the front cover within the black colouring.There is a mild vertical crease to each of the flaps.The condition of the wrapper is much better than usually encountered.The John Rowland designed wrapper looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival protector.The book has been Signed by Anthony Burgess to the title page.A very SCARCE early key BURGESS title with an interesting history:The novel was withdrawn from circulation following a libel action by Gwendoline Bustin, the secretary of Banbury Grammar School where Burgess taught in the early fifties.Several characters were recognisable as figures from the school, but only Miss Burstin, later Lady Mayoress of Banbury, objected.Heinemann agreed to 'amend all unsold copies of the book' (The Times, October 25, 1962) but actually pulped them.An extremely scarce title to find with such attributes.The first we have handled as such.

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        The Worm And The Ring ( Signed By The Author )

      Heinemann 1961 - A First UK printing published by Heinemann in 1961.The BOOK is in near FINE condition.The binding is tight and the book is free from inscriptions and erasures.The text block is lightly toned but the pages are clean.The gilt titling on the spine is slightly dulled.The WRAPPER is complete and is in VERY GOOD++ or better condition.It has mild edge-wear to the upper spine and some mild rubbing to the corners. The pink lettering is faded to the spine.The spine is mildly toned with a little light staining to the lower spine edge.Small closed tear to the lower front edge and a small stain to the front cover within the black colouring.There is a mild vertical crease to each of the flaps.The condition of the wrapper is much better than usually encountered.The John Rowland designed wrapper looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival protector.The book has been Signed by Anthony Burgess to the title page.A very SCARCE early key BURGESS title with an interesting history:The novel was withdrawn from circulation following a libel action by Gwendoline Bustin, the secretary of Banbury Grammar School where Burgess taught in the early fifties.Several characters were recognisable as figures from the school, but only Miss Burstin, later Lady Mayoress of Banbury, objected.Heinemann agreed to 'amend all unsold copies of the book' (The Times, October 25, 1962) but actually pulped them.An extremely scarce title to find with such attributes.The first we have handled as such. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Wastrel (Original screenplay for the 1961 film, actor Van Heflin's working copy)

      Rome: Lux Film, 1961. Draft script for the 1961 film. Based on the 1949 novel by Frederic Wakeman. Actor Van Heflin's working copy, with his holograph notations throughout. After a drunken boating accident leaves him adrift in the ocean with his young son, a man (Heflin) reflects on his past and the mistakes he made. Nominated for the Palme d'Or at Cannes. Printed outside of the United States, lacking titled wrappers. 154 leaves, mimeograph. Pages Near Fine, unbound.

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        Thunderball' (A James Bond Spy Thriller) contained within 'Argosy' magazine for men. Volume 353, Number 6, December 1961.

      Ohio and New York: Popular Publications, Incorporated. 1961 - Magazine format in pictorial paper wraps. Original price: 50 cents. Minor wear to spine and postal label to upper else fine. The novel 'Thunderball' is advertised on the front cover as an 'extra book bonus' and appears on pages 128–44, with a sepia-toned frontispiece illustration by Gil Cohen. An abridged version published shortly after the bookform edition. This is the first American periodical appearance and the first US illustrated edition. Scarce. Gilbert A9b 'Periodical Appearances', page 319. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      EDIZIONI PAOLINE, 1961. ITALIANO 0,34 Introduzione e note di Giuseppe D'Annibale, coperta rigida con lievissimi segni di usura e leggermente scolorita al dorso, pagine leggermente brunite ai bordi e con rara fioritura USATO

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        Un oubli moins profond. - Le chemin de Monclar. - Le jardin des trinitaires

      - Gallimard, Paris 1961-1966, 14x20,5cm pour les deux premiers volumes & 15x21,5cm pour le dernier, 3 volumes brochés. - Prima edizione, una delle 35 copie numerate in Olanda per ogni volume, edizione deluxe. set rara e bella della trilogia completa. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 35 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande pour chacun des volumes, tirage de tête. Rare et bel ensemble de cette trilogie complète.

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        The Moviegoer

      New York: Knopf, 1961. First Edition. hardcover. near fine/near fine. First Edition. hardcover. Signed, unattached bookplate by Walker Percy. Book is near-fine; some foxing to rear panel and rear flap of dustwrapper, otherwise near fine, price clipped but first issue dust jacket 0561 at bottom. Staed First Edition on copywright page. Some restoration to head and heal of spine and extremities, protected in mylar and housed in custom clamshell box -quarter inch black leather, boards covered in Chena River hand-marbled paper, flat spine stamped in 22kt gold, black Canepetta cloth covered trays with trays lined in black suede by Don Kobetsky of Chicago.

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        Comment c'est.

      Minuit, 1961. In-12, 180 p. Édition originale, UN DES 198 ALFA mousse, seul grand papier. * Dictionnaire des

      [Bookseller: Chez les Libraires Associés]
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        Armes à Feu Françaises, Modèles réglementaires (6 volumes).

      Paris, L'Emancipatrice, 1961-1971, 6 volumes constitués de 30 cahiers et comprenant 196 planches au total , en feuillets libres présentés sous format oblong 270x210 mm environ, impression uniquement recto pour les planches, et recto-verso pour le texte, chaque cahier sous sa couverture et les cahiers réunis sous une couverture générale de couleur illustrée. Frottements sur le dos des couvertures externe avec début de fente sur les 2 premiers volumes, intérieur bien conservé. Détails : Première Série, 1717. 1736 : 2 ff. d'introduction, cahier N°1, : système 1822 - cahier N° 2 : systeme 1816 - cahier N° 3 :systeme an 9 & 13 - cahier N° 4 : Carabines de Versailles modeles 1793 & an 12 - cahier N° 5 : systeme 1777 (27 planches et 41 pages de texte) Deuxième Série, 1717-1836 : 1f. d'introduction et 1f. de présentation, cahier N° 6 : l'évolution des armes 1763.66 & les fusils d'infanterie 1773 & 1774 - cahier N° 7 systeme 1763. 1766 armes complémentaires - cahier N° 8 : système 1763. 66 - cahier N° 9 : la période de 1746 à 1759 - cahier N° 10 : Le fusil Mle 1717 & le système 1728. 1734 (34 planches et 47 pages de texte).Troisième & derniere série, 1717-1836 : 2ff d'introduction, cahier N°11 : Maison du Roi, Restaurations - cahier N° 11 : Manufacture de Versailles, Gardes du Directoire, Gardes Consulaire & Impériales - cahier N° 13 : Armement Révolutionnaire - cahier N° 14 : Marine & Colonies, 1777-an 13 - cahier N° 15 : Maison du Roi, Ancien Régime - cahier N° 16 : Armements divers (39 planches et 70 pages de texte). Nouvelle Série, 1833-1861, Chargement bouche & Percussion : 2ff d'introduction, cahier N° 1 : Le système 1822 T. et le 1822 T.bis - cahier N° 2 : Le système 1840, Le système 1842 et 1842 T. - cahier N° 3 : Le système 1853 et 1853 T., Le système 1854 dit "de la garde impériale", Le système 1857 - cahier N° 4 : Les armes à chambre rétrécie - cahier N° 5 : Les armes à tiges - (32 planches et 46 pages de texte). Cinquième volume, 1858-1918, Chargement Culasse : 1f. d'avant-propos, cahier N° 1 : Les revolvers de marine - cahier N° 2 : Le système 1866 dit "Chassepot" - cahier N° 3 : Le système dit "à tabatière" - cahier N° 4 : Le système 1874 dit "Gras" - cahier N° 5 : Le système 8 mm (32 planches +1bis et 43 pages de texte).Sixième volume, 1759-1917, Armement d'essai : 2ff. d'avant-propos, cahier N° 1 : Chargement bouche - cahier N° 2 : Chargment culasse. Amorçage séparé - cahier N° 3 : Chargement culasse. Cartouche amorcée - 2ff de conclusion (31 planches et 47 pages de texte. Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        L'ART SACRÉ Septembre 1961 - Décembre 1962 (Les musiques de l'Église / Saint-Rouin-en-Argonne / Un art africain / Trois Églises pour notre temps / Rome 1962 / Si le grain ne meurt / Les racines d'un art missionnaire / Le Mystère du BaptÊme - l'esprit de la célébration)

      Georges Land, Paris 1961 - 18 x 26 cm. Texto en francés. Todos los envíos peninsulares se hacen por mensajería, con entrega en domicilio.

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        The Secret of Red Gate Farm Nancy Drew Mystery Stories

      Grosset & Dunlap, 1961. Hardcover. This book is in very good condition. Pages are clean and tight and binding is in near fine condition. There is a previous owner's name (Claudia Pfeiffer) hand written in the book. SUMMARYNancy and her friends, Bess and George, meet Joanne Byrd on a train ride home. Joanne lives at Red Gate Farm with her grandmother, but if they do not raise enough money to pay the mortgage, they will soon lose the farm! Nancy, Bess, and George decide to stay at Red Gate for a week as paying customers. Soon, they learn about the strange group of people who rent a cave on the property. They describe themselves as a nature cult called the Black Snake Colony. Nancy investigates their group and helps to uncover a ring of counterfeiters in town!AUTHOR NOTESCarolyn Keene was the pseudonym that Mildred Wirt Benson and Walter Karig used to write Nancy Drew books. The idea of Nancy Drew came from Edward Stratemeyer in 1929. He also had other series, that included the Hardy Boys, but he died in 1930 before the Nancy Drew series became famous. His daughters, Harriet and Edna, inherited his company and maintained Nancy Drew having Mildred Wirt Benson, the original Carolyn Keene, as the principal ghostwriter. During the Depression, they asked Benson to take a pay cut and she refused, which is when Karig wrote the books.Karig's Nancy Drew books were Nancy's Mysterious Letter, The Sign of the Twisted Candles, and Password to Larkspur Lane. He was fired from writing more books because of his refusal to honor the request that he keep his work as Carolyn Keene a secret. He allowed the Library of Congress to learn of his authorship and his name appeared on their catalog cards. Afterwards, they rehired Benson and she wrote until her last Nancy Drew book (#30) was written in 1953, Clue of the Velvet Mask.Harriet and Edna Stratemeyer also contributed to the Nancy Drew series. Edna wrote plot outlines for several of the early books and Harriet, who claimed to be the sole author, had actually outlined and edited nearly all the volumes written by Benson. The Stratemeyer Syndicate had begun to make its writers sign contracts that prohibited them from claiming any credit for their works, but Benson never denied her writing books for the series.After Harriet's death in 1982, Simon and Schuster became the owners of the Stratemeyer Syndicate properties and in 1994, publicly recognized Benson for her work at a Nancy Drew conference at her alma mater, the University of Iowa. Now, Nancy Drew has several ghostwriters and artists that have contributed to her more recent incarnations.(Bowker Author Biography)

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        Man and Woman / Otoko to Onna.

      Tokyo, Camera Art. 1961 - Premier livre d'Eikoh Hosoe achevé d'imprimer le 3 septembre 1961. Cartonnage d'éditeur en papier jaune imprimé gris sur le premier plat sous jaquette photographique, 237 x 181 mm. Bien complet du livret de traduction qui présente un léger jaunissement. Conception graphique par Minoru Araki, (64) pages, introduction de Ed van der Elsken, poèmes de Taro Yamamoto, 34 photographies reproduites en héliogravure dont 12 à double page. La profondeur des noirs est encore intensifiée par des marges qui se métamorphoses en aplats de couleurs vives ou blancs, de dimensions et d'emplacements variés. Sans étui ni bandeau (obi), mors fendu sur 8mm. au niveau de la coiffe inférieur, une déchirure fermée de 1 cm à la jaquette qui présente de légers manques aux coiffes. Réf: Kaneko & Vartanian: Japanese Photobooks of the 1960s and 70s page 50; Auer: 802 photo books page 413; Parr & Badger: The photobook v.1 page 279; Bertolotti Livres de nus page 158. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les aventures de Spirou et Fantasio, n° 15 : Z comme Zorglub.

      Editions Dupuis 1961. In-4 cartonnage éditeur de 64 pages au format 21 x 30,5 cm. Dos rond pelliculé gris avec titre en blanc. Couverture, Pages de garde aux Zorglhommes, dessins d'André Franquin, aidé par Jidéhem, sur scénario de Greg. Petits frottis & tassements aux coins & aux bords extérieurs des plats. Petit frottis blanc au 1er plat. Intérieur parfait. Rarissime édition originale, en très bel état de fraicheur.Port gratuit pour la France ( En raison des nouvelles normes postales, les livres dont l'épaisseur dépasse les 3 cm seront expédiés obligatoirement en Colissimo avec un forfait ajouté de 5 € ) Port à la charge de l'Acheteur pour le reste du monde. Pour destinations extra-planétaire s'adresser à la NASA. Membre du Syndicat Lusitanien Amateurs Morues - Vente exclusivement par correspondance ! Le libraire ne reçoit que sur rendez-vous. Il est préférable de téléphoner avant tout déplacement.

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      Tipografia Torinese, 1961 - 1966. (Codice BB/0120) Opera completa, tre volumi in 4° (32x25,5 cm) 552, 574, 530 pp. Fondamentale repertorio, la più completa ed accurata catalogazione e descrizione bibliografica delle edizioni stampate in Piemonte nel XVI secolo. Numerosissime riproduzioni di frontespizi e incisioni. Pregevole edizione originale e unica di 1000 esemplari numerati su carta Fabriano uso mano. Legature in tela editoriale, sovraccoperte. Ottimo stato. Euro 750.00 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA

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        Despite Straight Lines: An Analysis of His Graphic Constructions

      New Haven: Yale Univ Press, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. NF/Very Good. Association copy inscirbed by Albers to student, lifelong friend and publisher, artist Sewell Sillman.: "For Si Sillman/ Thanksgiving 1961/ Josef Albers" on half title. Also bearing Sillman's blind-stamped ownership upper right ffe. Sillman was a student of Albers at Black Mountain College in Asheville NC and transferred to Yale when Josef left Black Mountain to join the Yale faculty. Years later, Sillman became the "publisher of record" of Albers works, along with Norman Ives, including Albers' opus The Interaction of Color. Printed acetate wrapper with small loss upper right corner front anel and torn for 2" on opposite corner.

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      - Musée Cernuschi 15 mai 1961, In-folio broché, catalogue de l'exposition Mai-Juin 1961. 6 reproductions dont un dyptique et un tryptique dépliants + 4 photos de TCHANG TA-TS'IEN au travail et une planche de 11 cachets . Texte de V. ELISSEEFF, Conservateur en chef du Musée Cernuschi. Trés bon état. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Vingt-deux dessins sur le thème du désir.

      Paris, Fernand Mourlot, 1961, 1961 In-folio, Broché, couverture illustrée rempliée, emboîtage pleine toile éditeur. Édition originale. Tirage limité à 195 exemplaires numérotés, 1/145 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches signés par André Masson. Ouvrage illustré 10 lithographies originales en couleurs de André Masson (2 pour la couverture, 2 double pages ou 4 page de garde, 2 à pleine page et 2 lettrines), suivies de 22 dessins en noir H.T. Exemplaire enrichi d'un tiré à part pour annoncer la publication, comprenant la couverture lithographiée, 1 lithographie à pleine page, 1 lithographie sur double page, 4 dessins en noir et 2 pp. de texte.

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        Les lotus géants. Grandes compositions de Tchang Ta-Ts'ien.Ville de Paris. Musée Cernuschi. Mai-Juin 1961.

      Paris, Edition Euros 1961, 325x250mm,19pages,broché. Petite déchirure au bord latéral de la couverture supérieure, autrement bel exemplaire.illustrations in texte, planches en héliogravures dont une dépliante,

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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