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        Stranger in a Strange Land

      Putnam's, 1961 A near fine first edition is a near fine dust jacket with original price of $4.50 on front flap. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare 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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        A House For Mr. Biswas.

      London: Andre Deutsch, 1961. First edition of the author's magnum opus. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by V.S. Naipaul on the title page. Fine in an excellent dust jacket with a few small closed tears and wear. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. "For sheer abundance of talent there can hardly be a writer alive who surpasses V.S. Naipaul. Whatever we may want in a novelist is to be found in his books: an almost Conradian gift for tensing a story, a serious involvement with human issues, a supple English prose, a hard-edged wit, a personal vision of things...[He is] the world's writer, a master of language and perception" (The New York Times Book Review). Listed on both Modern Library and Time's 100 great novels of the twentieth century.

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        Kaddish and other poems 1958-1960

      City Lights Books, San Francisco, 1961. 1st edition. Card covers as issued, black borders and black lettering front and back, The Pocket Poets Series and Number Fourteen also printed on the front above and below the title. Signed by the author on the title page 'Allen Ginsberg 10/14/93' (when he was in London) with his initials in a circle, and also with his signature affixed to the inner front cover. A little very light spotting to the covers, original $1.50 price on rear cover. Very clean pages. In sum, a very decent copy of the author's second book of verse.

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        Selected Poems

      London: Chatto and Windus/The Hogarth Press, 1961. First Edition. INSCRIBED by James Merrill on the front end paper: "To John and Herbert with / Love from Jimmy / 1962." The recipients were John Bernard Myers, publisher of the Tiber Press and founder of the Tibor de Nagy Gallery in New York, and his companion Herbert Machiz, a theatrical director. This was the first volume of Merrill's verse to be published in the United Kingdom; there was no comparable U.S. edition of this volume. 8vo, 63 pp. Very Good, with a bit of wear to spine ends, small stains on page 32, stray ink notation to rear end paper, and foxing to top edge, in a Fine unfaded and unclipped dust jacket. Signed copies are not often found in the market and important association copies such as this one are even more uncommon. SCARCE SIGNED. John Bernard Myers, one of the recipients of this volume, championed many New York poets of the 1950s and published early works by Frank O'Hara, John Ashbery, Kenneth Koch, and many others, either in separate editions or through his poetry journal Semi-Colon. One of Merrill's early poems was included in an issue of this publication. A wonderful association.

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        Gregory Peck and producer Sy Bartlett on the set of "Cape Fear" (1961)

      N.p., N.p. 1961 - Vintage oversize double weight candid photograph of Gregory Peck and producer Sy Bartlett conferring on the set of "Cape Fear" in 1961, during the final scene in which Peck's character Sam Bowden fights in swamp water with Max Cady (Robert Mitchum). Shot, struck, and mounted by the film's still photographer, Bob Willoughby. The photographer has written at the top of the verso, in holograph ink: "Greg on set listens to producer Sy Bartlett." With Willoughby's ASMP rubber stamp with his Pacific Palisades address, and a separate stamp with the address of the Lee Gross Agency in New York. Full provenance available.After studying with Saul Bass at the Kann Institute of Art in Los Angeles, Willoughby began working as a photographer for magazines such as "Life," "Look," and "Harper's Bazaar" in the late 1940s. It was while on assignment covering Judy Garland in a "A Star is Born" that Willoughby's ability to capture his subjects' spontaneity, humor, and vulnerability, resulting in images that were far different from more traditional film stills, came to Hollywood's attention and earned him his first "Life" magazine cover. Willoughby spent the next 20-plus years working as a set photographer for every major studio, documenting some of most important films of the era and creating intimate portraits of some of Hollywood's greatest celebrities. Technically and stylistically innovative, Willoughby built the first remote radio-controlled cameras used on film sets, pioneered the use of the "silent blimp" for 35mm cameras, and created brackets to mount his cameras directly over the movie cameras to capture the same images.Willoughby moved his family to County Cork, Ireland in 1972, working on only a handful of films through the late 1970s and early 1980s, though he would continue to photograph, exhibit, and publish books for the remainder of his life. The stills in this collection were given by Willoughby to friends in Kilbrittain, Ireland just prior to his move to Vence, France in 1989, where he would remain until his death in 2009.Perhaps more than any other photographer, Willoughby is responsible for creating the the look of mid-century celebrity and moviemaking in the popular imagination, with his images printed in magazines literally every week of his career. But beyond being prolific, Willoughby's legacy rests with his ability capture the essence of the actors he photographed, as well as the films with which those photographs were associated. As Sydney Pollack said in his introduction to Willoughby's autobiography, "Sometimes a filmmaker gets a look at a photograph taken on his own set and sees the 'soul' of his film in one still photograph. It's rare, but it happens. It happened to me in 1969, the first time I looked at the work of Bob Willoughby during the filming of "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?"Willoughby's photographs are in the permanent collections of ten museums, including The National Portrait Galleries in Washington, DC and London, the Bibliotheque Nationale de France, The Museum of Modern Art, and The Tate Modern.In a custom museum-quality frame, archivally mounted, with UV glass. 13.5 x 9 inches. Near Fine.Hardy, The BFI Companion to Crime, pp. 69-70. Silver, pp. 64-65. Selby, p. 31. Spicer, p. 423. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Kunst der Farbe - Subjektives Erleben und objektives Erkennen als Wege zur Kunst

      Otto Maier Verlag, 1961. gebundene Ausgabe Altersgemäß angedunkelt, neutraler Schutzumschlag mit einzelnen kleinen fehlenden Teilstücken und Aufkleber am Buchrücken, Seiten mit 174 montierten Farbtafeln, leere Seite im Innentitel mit Knicken, einzelne Seiten mit kleinem Knick, von Johannes Itten signiert (nr 53), beigefügt Karte mit Widmung von Johannesn Itten an Vinvent Weber, im fast top erhaltenen Schuber Versand D: 2,90 EUR

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        Cadastre

      Seuil 1961 - - Seuil, Paris 1961, 13,5x20,5cm, broché. - Edition originale collective, un des 15 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Bel exemplaire. Rare. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Collective Edition, one of the 15 copys numbered on "pur-fil" paper only leading copies. Nice copy. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        BIBLIOTHECA SANCTORUM

      Istituto Giovanni XXIII nella Pontificia Università Lateranense, 1961. ITALIANO 26 Enciclopedia composta da 12 volumi più 1 volume di indici, trattasi di legature con dorature al dorso, i volumi si presentano in buono stato specialmente all'interno non vi sono tracce di usura o danneggiamento, solo il dorso del volume I presenta sulla parte superiore una traccia sottile di scotch. L' enciclopedia raccoglie le biografie di tutti i Santi in ordine alfabetico, numerose illustrazioni in bianco e nero USATO

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        For the New Intellectual

      Random House, 1961 A fine first printing (so stated on the copyright page) in a near fine dust jacket, signed by Ayn Rand on the half title page. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.

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        Armes à feu Française. Modèles réglementaires. En 6 Volumes.

      1961. L'EMANCIPATRICE. 1961. In-4.Carré à l'italienne. En feuillets, Sous emboîtage. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais. Chaque volume est composé de 3 à 6 fascicules, comprenant chacun entre 10 et 20 pages. 4 volumes sur 6 ont un emboîtage. Nombreuses planches et doubles-planches de schémas, illustrations et plans en noir et blanc hors-texte. Emboîtages défraichis DOSSIER N°1 : 1717-1836 : Système 1822, Système 1816, Système an 9 & 13, Carabines de Versailles modèles 1793 & an 12, système 1777. DOSSIER N°2 : 1717 - 1836 : L'évolution des armes 1763 - 66 & les fusils d'infanterie 1773 & 1774. Système 1763 - 1766 armes complémentaires. Sustème 1763 - 66. La période de 1746 à 1759. Le fusil m. le 1717 & le système 1718 - 1734. DOSSIER N°3 : Maison du Roi Restaurations - Manufactures de Versailles, Gardes du directoire, Gardes Consulaires & Impériale - Armement révolutionnaire - Marine & Colonies 1777 - Maison du Roi ancien Régime - Armements divers. DOSSIER N°4 : 1759 - 1917 : Chargement bouche (dessins de P. Lorain) - Chargement culasse, Amorçage séparé - Chargement culasse, cartouche amorcée. DOSSIER N°5 : 1833 - 1861 : LE système 1822 T. et 1822 T. bis - Le système 1840 et le système 1842 et 1842 T. - Système 1857 - Les armes à chambres rétrécies - Les armes à tige - Les armes particulières, Nomenclature des munitions. DOSSIER N°6 : Les revolvers de marine - Le système 1866 dit "Chassepot" - Le système 1867 dit "à tabatière" - Le système 1874 dit "Gras" - Le système 8mm .

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        Stranger in a Strange Land

      Putnam, 1961 A near fine first edition in a very good dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        Képi Blanc. Journal Mensuel de la Légion Etrangère. La Vie de la Légion Etrangère. [ Série de 3 volumes - série suivie du n°141 de janvier 1959 au n°176 de décembre 1961)

      Képi Blanc. Journal Mensuel de la Légion Etrangère, 1961. 3 vol. in - 4 reliure uniforme demi - basane rouge, dos lisse, plats de toile verte, couv. conservées Volume numéroté VI : du n°141 (Noël 1958) au n° 152 (Décembre 1959) ; Volume numéroté VII : du n°153 (Noël 1959) au n°164 (Décembre 1960) ; Volume numéroté VIII : du n°165 (Noël 1960) au n°176 (Décembre 1961) Bel ensemble en bon état (dos lég. frottés, bel exemplaire par ailleurs) pour cette rare réunion de 36 numéros de la prestigieuse revue de la Légion Etrangère, provenant de la collection privée d'un ancien officier de la Légion. Prix du lot. Un extraordinaire témoignage. Poids de 9,3 Kg Français

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        The Ice In The Bedroom

      Simon & Schuster, 1961, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition, Signed by Author. P. G. Wodehouse - The Ice in the Bedroom - 1961 first edition published by Simon and Schuster. The book is firmly and squarely bound, the boards are a little rubbed and bumped. The text block is slightly toned, with a bookplate to the front pastedown and a small mark to the top of the text block, it is inscribed by Wodehouse to the front endpaper. The dust jacket is the original and not price clipped, it is very slightly toned and grubby, with some minor chips and short closed tears to the edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Fiction; Antiquarian and collectable; Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 71497. First Edition

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        "ACE DOUBLE SCIENCE FICTION 'F' SERIES COMPLETE IN 38 VOLUMES" : Jewels of Aptor (SIGNED), Captives of the Flame, Door Through Space, Dragon Masters, Planet Savers, Hand of Zei, Cache from Outer Space, Envoy to New Worlds, Others

      New York: Ace Books F Series 1st Editions and Later Printings 1961, 1962, 1963 & 1964 ----------38 paperbacks, all Ace Science Fiction Doubles, also referred to as tete-beche or dos-a-dos, describing books which when flipped over reveal another cover and book. Ace issued their science fiction doubles from 1953 to 1973 (there were "doubles" beyond 1973, but they bore a single cover which listed both books). The books were issued in 5 letter-prefix series based on original cover price, and 1 numerical series. Offered here is the SECOND letter-prefix series, the "F" series, consisting of 38 volumes issued from 1961 to 1964, and bearing an original cover price of $0.40. It is the COMPLETE set of Ace SF doubles F series, starting with F-104, to F-299. The F series consisted of both reprints and first editions, and several authors made their first book appearances here. Notable first book appearances are by Samuel R. Delany (The Jewels of Aptor, his first book, which is SIGNED by Delany, and 2 other first editions), and Marion Zimmer Bradley (her first book The Door Through Space, and several others, including entries in her Darkover series). Other writers made appearances, both as reprints and first editions, such as A.E. Van Vogt, Andre Norton, Robert Silverberg, John Brunner, Robert Moore Williams, Murray Leinster, Poul Anderson, Brian Aldiss, Keith Laumer, Jack Vance, Philip Jose Farmer, Leigh Brackett, Kenneth Bulmer, Fritz Leiber, L. Sprague de Camp, A. Bertram Chandler, Gordon R. Dickson. Condition of the books ranges from VG to unread fine, with most being at least near fine. Very attractive colourful books, covers by Ed Emshwiller, Ed Valigursky and Jack Gaughan (there may be other artists, but these three are the only ones credited). Inquiries on condition or requests for cover scans of individual volumes are welcomed. . Later and/or First Printings. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine. Illus. by Ed Emshwiller, Ed Valigursky, Jack Gaughan (front covers). Note: our prices on Biblio are the LOWEST of any of the sites on which we list our books.

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        Connaissance par les gouffres

      Gallimard, 1961. - Gallimard, Paris 1961, 14,5x19cm, broché. - Originale, uno dei 21 esemplari numerati su Holland Publishing, testina di stampa. Molto bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 21 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête. Très bel exemplaire.

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        Unconditional Surrender.

      Chapman and Hall, London 1961 - Uncorrected proof of the first edition. Wrappers. Name on upper wrapper and half-title o/w near fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Mason Books (ABAC)]
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        ALBUM DE CROQUIS Eug?ne Delacroix

      Quatre Chemin - Editart Paris 1961. Rarissima Pubblicazione in lingua francese composta da 2 volumi in cofanetto.Legatura rigida con dorso in pelle blu e iniziali E.D. in oro.Formato cm 19 x 13 , pagine 74 ( primo volume con spiegazione dei singoli foglietti di studio ) + 34 tavole riproducenti i foglietti di schizzi e bozze realizzate con disegni e testi autografi del grande artista. Volume estremamente raro ed interessante,realizzato in 500 esemplari numerati ( la nostra e' la n°66) . Condizioni generali perfette.LVRS 01

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        The Death of Tragedy.

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961 - Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine gilt, initials to upper board in blind. With the dust jacket. Bookplate. An excellent copy in the jacket that is rubbed and creased, with some short closed tears and a little abrasion to the upper panel. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Charles and Pamela Snow, in gratitude and admiration, George Steiner (March 16, 1961)". The recipients were the novelist and physicist C. P. Snow and his wife. Snow once described the literary critic Steiner as "a latter-day Edmund Wilson, at least as gifted and much more learned His own existence is a cultural phenomenon in which we can take a decent pride". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King;

      London: George Allen and Unwin, (1960-1961) - Later printings of the first edition; The Fellowship of the Ring, 10th impression (1961); The Two Towers, 7th impression (1960); The Return of the King, 7th impression (1961). One mis-fold to folding map in "Fellowship"; dust jacket to "Fellowship" with split to front fold, other good with some light wear to spines; else a very good set in original gilt-stamped red cloth. A nice set of later printings of the first edition, originally published in 1954-55. With folding maps to the rear of each volume; copies are clean with no names; dust jackets complete with no tape repairs or restorations. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Floating Bear" Collection of 19 separate issues includes #9 signed by William Burroughs. Issue #9 is considered the most famous of the run because it includes Burroughs' article, "Roosevelt after Inauguration." Two issues of #23 brings total number of issues in the collection to 20. Issue numbers with typed page of journal as cover: 3,9,10,12,13,18,19,20,21,22,23 (2 copies). The following issues include illustrated covers: 28,29,30,31,33,34,35,36,37. Issue #34 includes a poem by Philip Lamantia and a story by Johannes Koenig. We include as separate sheets, the typed poem signed by Philip Lamantia on onion skin paper, and the typed article signed by Koenig. Each issue is comprised of copied typed pages of heavy stock paper, two-sided, stapled together

      In 1961, di Prima and Amiri Baraka (then LeRoi Jones) began a monthly poetry journal, "Floating Bear," featuring Beat poetry including their own. "Floating Bear" continued with Di Prima as editor until 1969 when the publication ended, with a total run of 37 issues or 38 if Intrepid 20 is included. Baraka left in 1963. Condition: all pages in all issues in tact and in good to very good condition. A substantial collection of Di Prima's Beat journal.

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        Thunderball

      London: Jonathan Cape 1961 - First edition, first impression, first issue, binding A, of the ninth novel in the James Bond series. Publisher's dark brown (gray) cloth with skeleton hand in blind to front cover, lettered in gilt; in the original unclipped pictorial dust jacket designed by Richard Chopping, with an illustration to the front panel of a skeleton's hand holding a blackjack hand with a knife affixing the cards to the table, lettered in black. Near fine, with only a slight lean to the spine, tiny spot to the top edge, else bright and clean; unclipped dust jacket, with some light toning to the spine, spine ends a bit creased with some wear, else fine. A very sturdy and handsome copy. Gilbert A9a (1.1). Thunderball is the first of Fleming's novels to involve the notorious villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld, head of the secret spy organization SPECTRE (SPecial Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion). In this novel, Bond is in the Bahamas at a health clinic when SPECTRE steals two atomic bombs. The British and American intelligence agencies team up to launch Operation Thunderball in an effort to recover the weapons. Published only a few years after the Cuban Missile Crisis, Fleming draws a parallel to pre-existing Cold War tensions to heighten the suspense of this novel. Thunderball culminates with a memorable underwater fight scene from which 007 only narrowly escapes. The Blofeld trilogy is continued in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1963) and You Only Live Twice (1964). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ACE DOUBLE SCIENCE FICTION 'D' SERIES COMPLETE IN 76 VOLUMES" : Solar Lottery, Cry Plague!, World of Null-A, Alien from Arcturus, Conan the Conqueror, Last Planet, Man with Nine Lives (SIGNED), Big Planet, Ring Around the Sun, Many Others

      New York: Ace Books D Series 1st Editions and Later Printings 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960 & 1961 - ----------76 paperbacks, all Ace Science Fiction Doubles, also referred to as tete-beche or dos-a-dos, describing books which when flipped over reveal another cover and book. Ace issued their science fiction doubles from 1953 to 1973 (there were "doubles" beyond 1973, but they bore a single cover which listed both books). The books were issued in 5 letter-prefix series based on original cover price, and 1 numerical series. Offered here is the FIRST letter-prefix series, the "D" series, consisting of 76 volumes issued from 1953 to 1961, and bearing an original cover price of $0.35. It is the COMPLETE set of Ace SF doubles D series, starting with the controversial D-13, to D-517. D-13 is not always included in D series SF double listings, as only one-half the book, Cry Plague! by Theodore S. Drachman, is science fiction (the other half is a mystery, Judas Goat by Leslie Edgley). D-31, containing 2 Van Vogt novels, is often cited as the "first" SF double. In any event, the rare D-13 is included here, and it is in fine condition. The D series consisted of both reprints and first editions, and several authors made their first book appearances here. Notable first book appearances are by Philip K. Dick (Solar Lottery, his first book, and 5 other first editions), Gordon R. Dickson (Alien from Arcturus), Harlan Ellison (his first SF novel and first SF collection in one double, both sides SIGNED by Ellison). Other writers made several appearances, both as reprints and first editions, such as A.E. Van Vogt, Andre Norton, Robert Silverberg, John Brunner, E.C. Tubb, Clifford Simak, Robert Moore Williams, Murray Leinster, Poul Anderson, Eric Frank Russell and Brian Aldiss. Condition of the books ranges from VG to unread fine, with most being at least near fine. Very attractive colourful books, with many covers by Ed Emshwiller ("EMSH" hidden in the painting, fun to find) and Ed Valigursky (unsigned but distinctive menacing robots and needle-nosed spaceships). Inquiries on condition or requests for cover scans of individual volumes are welcomed. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Paris de ma fenêtre.

      Trinckvel, Paris 1961 - Un volume in-4 (33,5 cm x 26 cm), 203 pp. Illustrations in et hors texte de Dignimont. Un des 363 exemplaires sur grand vélin blanc. En feuilles sous couverture bleutée, emboîtage et étui de l'éditeur. Exemplaire en parfait état. Pour accéder à la totalité de notre offre, consultez notre site et notre blog Paris-Libris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Phantom Tollbooth

      Epstein & Carroll, New York, U.S.A. 1961 - 1961 Epstein & Carroll FIRST EDITION ( distributed by Random House) **SIGNED** directly on the title page by both JUSTER & FEIFFER. A solid copy in VG+/G condition. The deep blue boards with white lettering and illustrations have the merest of wear at the corners and spine ends. Inside the book there is only a very faint inscription at the top of the map page. The unclipped DJ shows a price of $ 3.95 crossed out and penned $ 3.19. I think this is a second state DJ with 5 brief reviews on the rear cover. There is some loss of color along the right edge of the front, some dirt on the rear and chips of color loss but overall a GOOD bright DJ! EXCEEDNGLY RARE WITH BOTH SIGNATURES! **BONUS** Also receive the very charming First Edition of the Dot and the Line 1963 Random House in VG/VG condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        G?nter Haese Verzeichnis der Skulpturen [Gebundene Ausgabe] Herwig Guratzsch Jens Ch Jensen Stiftung Schleswig-Holsteinische Landesmeseen Schloss Gottorf Die ersten Plastiken G?nter Haeses entstanden ab 1961/62 in seinem Atelier, und bereits 1964 nahm er mit drei seiner filigranen Drahtskulpturen an der documenta III. teil. Sie ?berzeugten und begeisterten Fachwelt und Besucher durch ihre poetische Ausstrahlung und perfekt-unperfekte Machart, die kunstvoll die Balance hielt zwischen professioneller Pr?zision und einer gewollt linkisch anmutenden Unmittelbarkeit in Konstruktion und Gesamterscheinung. G?nter Haeses ungew?hnliche Spielart der Plastik, die das vorliegende Verzeichnis seiner Skulpturen erstmals in seiner ganzen Breite pr?sentiert, entstand am Ende des Informel und den letzten Wirkungen dieses Stils. Von diesen Voraussetzungen und Grundlagen aus entwickelte und vertiefte er sein Werk ?ber nun fast vierzig Jahre hin kontinuierlich, mit anhaltender Intensit?t und artistischer Perfektion. Haeses Bilddenken ging dabei stets von stereometrischen Grundvorstellungen ausKubus, Quader, Kugel und Zylinder bestimmen jeweils die Gro?form, hinzu kommen deren Abwandlungen beziehungsweise deren Reduktionen wie Kugelhalbschalen, Glockenk?rper, Zylinderscheiben, Hauben, dazu konvexe oder konkave Aus- oder Einbuchtungen. Diesen Gro?formen zugeordnet sind plastische Kleinelemente wie Uhrteile, Spiralfeder Autor: G?nter Haese geboren 1924 in Kiel. 1950-1957 Besuch der Staatlichen Kunstakademie in D?sseldorf. Mitstudent Joseph Beuys. 1964 Einzelausstellung im Museum of Modern Art, New York. 1966 Deutscher Beitrag auf der Biennale Venedig. Theater Kunstgeschichte Kunststile Haese, G?nter Bildende Kunst Itten, Johannes ISBN-10 3-7757-1249-6 / 3775712496 ISBN-13 978-3-7757-1249-1 / 9783775712491

      Hatje Cantz Verlag Stiftung Schleswig-Holsteinische Landesmeseen Schloss Gottorf, 1961. Die ersten Plastiken G?nter Haeses entstanden ab 1961/62 in seinem Atelier, und bereits 1964 nahm er mit drei seiner filigranen Drahtskulpturen an der documenta III. teil. Sie ?berzeugten und begeisterten Fachwelt und Besucher durch ihre poetische Ausstrahlung und perfekt-unperfekte Machart, die kunstvoll die Balance hielt zwischen professioneller Pr?zision und einer gewollt linkisch anmutenden Unmittelbarkeit in Konstruktion und Gesamterscheinung. G?nter Haeses ungew?hnliche Spielart der Plastik, die das vorliegende Verzeichnis seiner Skulpturen erstmals in seiner ganzen Breite pr?sentiert, entstand am Ende des Informel und den letzten Wirkungen dieses Stils. Von diesen Voraussetzungen und Grundlagen aus entwickelte und vertiefte er sein Werk ?ber nun fast vierzig Jahre hin kontinuierlich, mit anhaltender Intensit?t und artistischer Perfektion. Haeses Bilddenken ging dabei stets von stereometrischen Grundvorstellungen ausKubus, Quader, Kugel und Zylinder bestimmen jeweils die Gro?form, hinzu kommen deren Abwandlungen beziehungsweise deren Reduktionen wie Kugelhalbschalen, Glockenk?rper, Zylinderscheiben, Hauben, dazu konvexe oder konkave Aus- oder Einbuchtungen. Diesen Gro?formen zugeordnet sind plastische Kleinelemente wie Uhrteile, Spiralfeder Autor: G?nter Haese geboren 1924 in Kiel. 1950-1957 Besuch der Staatlichen Kunstakademie in D?sseldorf. Mitstudent Joseph Beuys. 1964 Einzelausstellung im Museum of Modern Art, New York. 1966 Deutscher Beitrag auf der Biennale Venedig. Theater Kunstgeschichte Kunststile Haese, G?nter Bildende Kunst Itten, Johannes ISBN-10 3-7757-1249-6 / 3775712496 ISBN-13 978-3-7757-1249-1 / 9783775712491 Hrsg. Stiftung Schleswig-Holsteinische Landesmeseen Schloss Gottorf, o.J (2002). Kl.-4?. 158 S., 1 Bl. Ill. OPappbd. Verz. 375 Arbeiten, alle abgebildet. Werkverzeichnis G?nter Haese Verzeichnis der Skulpturen [Gebundene Ausgabe] Herwig Guratzsch Jens Ch Jensen

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        President Kennedy appoints Guam's first District Court Judge to a third term - also signed by Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy

      Washington, DC, September 20, 1961. 19.5" x 15.75". "Rare Partly Engraved Document Signed ""John F. Kennedy"" as President and ""Robert F. Kennedy"" as Attorney General, 1 page, 19.5"" x 15.75"". Completed in calligraphy. Embossed gold paper seal of the Department of Justice affixed at left. Creases, else in fine condition.In part, ""Know Ye, That reposing special trust and confidence in the Wisdom, Uprightness, and Learning of Paul D. Shriver of Colorado I have nominated, and, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, do appoint him Judge of the District Court of Guam … for the term of eight years commencing with the date hereof…""Presidential appointments signed by both John and Robert Kennedy are extremely rare and highly desirable.BackgroundLocated in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, Guam was ceded to the United States by Spain in the Treaty of Paris which ended the Spanish-American War. Guam was transferred to U.S. Navy control by Executive Order of President McKinley. Hours after attacking Pearl Harbor, Japan captured Guam and occupied the territory for thirty months. The establishment of a civil government on Guam was envisioned by President Harry S. Truman who stated: ""It is the announced aim of this Government to accord civil government and a full measure of civil rights to the inhabitants of its Pacific territories. The accomplishment of this objective will be furthered by the transfer of these territories to civilian administration and the enactment of organic legislation at the earliest practicable date."" The 1950 Organic Act of Guam created a territorial court, the District Court of Guam, and vested it with original jurisdiction over cases arising under federal law and cases not transferred by the Guam Legislature to local courts, as well as appellate jurisdiction as to be determined by the Guam Legislature.The first judge appointed to the District Court under the Organic Act was Paul D. Shriver, a native of Colorado. He served in Italy with the Military Government Division during World War II and for approximately four years prior to the appointment to the District Court judgeship in Guam, he served in the Philippines as General Counsel for the Philippine War Damage Commission. Shriver served two four-year terms as the District Judge for Guam. He was renominated to be Judge by President John F. Kennedy, who saw action in the Pacific in World War II, after Judge Eugene R. Gilmartin, appointed by President Eisenhower in 1958, died in office in 1961. Judge Shriver served until 1969."

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        Il Re e l'Indovino. Una litografia a colori e sei acqueforti di Franco Gentilini.

      Castaldi, 1961. In 4°, pp. 70 di testo + una 1 litografia a colori e 6 acqueforti di Franco Gentilini. Il tutto raccolto in una cartella astuccio in br. ed., dipinta da Gentilini. Edizione tirata in 80 su carta Fabriano, Esemplare n. 60. Dedica dell'autore. La nostra copia è, inoltre, arricchita da una poesia manoscritta , su foglio di carta ripiegato e sciolto, di Leonardo Sinisgalli , scritta nello studio di Pietro Cascella il 17 gennaio del 1962. Lievi mende alla custodia.

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        The Château [Inscribed Association Copy]

      NY: Knopf. 1961. A novel set in France in the aftermath of World War II. Inscribed by Maxwell to Pulitzer Prize winning author Oliver La Farge, and his wife, Consuelo: "For Oliver and Consuelo -- with love - Bill." Dated March, 1961. Maxwell wrote the foreword to La Farge's 1965 collection The Door in the Wall. Fine in a very near fine dust jacket with a slight loss of crispness to the spine extremities. A good literary association copy. First Edition. Hardcover.

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        A MEMOIR OF MARY ANN ** First Edition, Signed By Flannery O'Connor **

      Farrar Straus & Cudahy, NY 1961 - ***** This is the true first edition, first printing (with "First Printing, 1961" stated on the copyright page, and with no later printings listed). ***** This book is SIGNED by Flannery O'Connor on the title page. Ms. O'Connor did not inscribe this book to anyone; it is just signed by her. ***** Flannery O'Connor wrote the Introduction for this book (19 pages), and - according to most reliable sources - was the author of the entire book. ***** Very nice hardcover with dust jacket. There is NO writing, NO bookplates, and NO remainder marks. It is NOT a book club edition and NOT a former library book. The dust jacket is not price-clipped ($3.50). CONDITION: The book is in FINE condition, and the dust jacket is in very nice NEAR FINE condition. Avery lovely example of this rarity. ***** We include new mylar (clear) dust jacket protectors with all books at no extra charge. ***** OUR GUARANTEE TO YOU: All books are guaranteed to be as described. We believe that no sale is complete until you are happy. Any book is returnable for a full refund (including postage) if you're not 100% satisfied. Thank you! Richard Vick, Modern First Editions (Buying and Selling Modern First Editions since 1982). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE SECRET WORLD OF OG. Illustrated by William Winter. SIGNED FIRST EDITION.

      Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited., [1961].. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in Dust Jacket. First Edition. Octavo, original green cloth titled in orange and dark green on spine panel, decorations in dark green on front & rear covers. 147 pp. Illustrated throughout. Signed and dated in ink by the author on the front free endpaper "Pierre Berton / November 16/1961". A fine copy in a very nearly fine dust jacket with only the faintest hint of rubbing at the extremities. A bright, clean, unread copy of a book which rarely shows up in fine condition. One of the great classics of 20th century Canadian Children's Books, a heartwarming fantasy novel of an underground world. The first edition is pretty scarce, and this is the only copy I have ever encountered that was inscribed by the author in the year of publication.

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        The Caretaker (Original press kit from the 1961 London premiere, with 5 photographs)

      N.p.: N.p., 1961. Five vintage single weight borderless photographs from the New York premiere of Harold Pinter's play, "The Caretaker," in October 1961. With a stamp crediting photographer Sam Siegel on the verso of each photo. Included with mimeograph snipes for the photos and a mimeograph letter from the play's producer Harvey Sabinson to Ted Goldsmith, offering two tickets for the second night performance. Also included is the original playbill for the premiere. 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm). Photographs Near Fine apart from tape shadows on the verso. Playbill saddle stitched, Near Fine. Snipes and letter Very Good, with some toning.

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        Thunderball

      London: Jonathan Cape [1961], 1961. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 253 pp. Black cloth covered boards with skeletal hand blind stamped on the front board and gold lettering on the spine. Price of 15s. on front flap of dust jacket. Ahearn APG 011b. An attractive copy of the first printing of the ninth James Bond novel. Near Fine book with some mild discoloration to the textblock and a few hints of rubbing to the lettering on the spine in a sharp dust jacket with traces of yellowing from tape on an old jacket protector to the flaps (especially the left edge of the rear flap) and a small shadow from a price sticker on the front flap otherwise Fine.

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        [Twenty-Four Original Photographs of President Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery]

      [Washington, D.C.], [1961]. very good +. Collection of sixteen gelatin silver prints and eight color photographs on heavy stock. Each measuring 10” x 8” approx. All curling at edges. Slight toning to black-and-white prints. Color prints mildly faded. Very good or better overall. Taken Veteran's Day, November 11, 1961, these images document Kennedy's first presidential visit to Arlington National Cemetery. The president was accompanied by Major General Paul A. Gavan, Commanding General of the Military District of Washington, as well as the VA administrator John S. Gleason, and military aides General Chester Clifton, Colonel Godfrey McHugh, Captain Tazewell Shepard, and National Commander of the Legion of Valor Thomas Stirling. These images document the president's participation in the Veterans Day ceremony, including laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and speaking to a crowd of more than 5,000 at the Memorial Amphitheater. This speech, perhaps a justification for the United States' increasing involvement in Vietnam, was a message of peace through war: “In the end, the only way to maintain the peace is to be prepared in the final extreme to fight for our country — and to mean it. As a nation, we have little capacity for deception. We can convince friend and foe alike that we are in earnest about the defense of freedom only if we are in earnest -— and I can assure the world that we are.”

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        ORIENTE. Periódico informativo liberal

      s/e 1961/68, Monterrey - México - 15 periódicos sueltos desde diciembre de 1961 hasta abril de 1968 15 volumen(es)/volume(s) S.P. páginas

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        Les Voyages Extraordinaires illustrés par les Peintres.

      - P. Maurice Gonon S.d. (1961-67). 12 volumes petits in-4° pleine reliure roug, plats décorés d'une large mosaïque de basane noire et de motifs dorés, dos à faux-nerfs dorés, têtes dorées, étui (reliure d'aprés la maquette de JOSSO) Edition imprimée sur vélin Lourmarin contenant 352 aquarelles H.T. de C.P. JOSSO, M. CIRY, P. JOUVE, GRAU SALA, CHAPELAIN-MIDI, Y. BRAYER, A. PLANSON, S. IVANOFF.Un des 900 exemplaires reservés pour "Les Bibliophiles Amis de la Reliure".

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        Corte Sistema MartÃ. Curso de ropa interior y equipos para niños.

      Industrias gráficas F. Casamajà (1960-1961) - 102pp. Mà todo para aprender a cortar y confeccionar toda clase de prendas de vestir en dos modalidades, una para corte de PATRONES TIPO por medio de la aplicacià n de medidas directas, fundadas matemáticamente en la configuracià n personal y otra TRANSFORMACIÃ"N que permite variar el patrà n tipo, resultante de la primera modalidad, en las infinitas hechuras de todas las MODAS. Bases inmutables que han fijado la metodizacià n de la enseñanza profesional del ramo de Corte y Confeccià n

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        Phantom Tollbooth

      New York, NY: Epstein & Carroll , 1961 First Edition, First Printing. In the first issue dust jacket, with the original $3.95 price on the front flap, the author's photograph and no reviews on the rear panel, and with publisher Epstein and Carroll printed on dust jacket and stated on title page (later editions have Random House as publisher). Bound in blue cloth will title in white on spine and illustration in white on front cover, clean with little noticeable wear. Interior pages are clean and unmarked except for remnants of a book plate on the front free end paper. Dust jacket is age-toned with some shelf wear and loss at head and foot of spine panel, with wear at corners, in protective mylar sleeve. A nice clean copy of a scarce First Edition of this modern fantasy classic, illustrated with humorous drawings by cartoonist Jules Feiffer. Critics have compared its appeal to that of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and to L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

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        For The New Intellectual

      Random House, 1961 A fine first printing inscribed by Ayn Rand on the first blank page in a very good dust jacket. First Printing stated on the copyright page. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

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        The Lord of the Rings. 11,10,10. The Fellowship of the Ring, Two Towers, Return of the King

      George Allen & Unwin Co, London 1961 - 1961, 1963, 1963, 11,10,10 impressions of the First Edition. Hardcover. 423, 452 + 416pp. With fold out map to rear of each volume. Book Conditions: The Fellowship of the Ring 1961 11th. Good-. Red tipped top fore edge has bled a little. Has been subject to damp. Top and bottom of front and back boards have small damp stains. Name in ink to ffep. Book sellers stamp to ffep. Light foxing to fore edges and prelims. No rips in Map. Slight forward lean but firm. Dust Jacket condition: Fair. Chipped with closed tears to top and bottom of back strip. Not price clipped. Some damp staining and red transfer from book boards. Backstrip dulled down.The return of the King. 10th 1963. Very Good. Damp stain to red tipped top fore edge and some very very light foxing to fore edges and prelims. Name in ink to ffep. Dust Jacket condition: Good. Damp stain to back strip. Price clipped. Dulled down back strip. No rips or tears.The Two Towers 10th 1963. Very Good. Tiniest hint of foxing to fore edges and a brown stain to base of page 16 which travels to 11. Pen name to ffep. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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