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        The Lord of the Rings, 1st UK Edition with Dustjackets and Custom Leather Slipcase

      London: Allen & Unwin, 1961. 1st Edition, Hobbits, Lord of the Rings. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. J.R.R. Tolkien. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Lord of the Rings, Comprised of The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King, by J.R.R. Tolkien. Published by George Allen and Unwin in 1961, these books are middle impressions of the 1st UK Edition, originally published in 1954/1954/1955 respectively. The Fellowship of the Rings is an 11th impression published in 1961, in its correct unclipped 11th impression dustjacket. The Two Towers is an 8th impression published in 1961, in its correct and unclipped 8th impression dustjacket. The Return of the King is a 7th impression published in 1961, in its unclipped and correct 7th impression dustjacket. All three books have their original dustjackets which are in Very Good Plus/Near Fine condition showing some light rubbing and soiling, with almost no chipping to the edges of any of the books. The spines are lightly tanned with a slight bit of fading to the red lettering on the spine. The books are in Very Good Plus condition with no offsetting or foxing to the textblock. The Return of the King shows a moisture line along the top of the front cover, does not effect the dustjacket or textblock, just leaves a lightened area to the red cloth. No previous owners name to any of the books. The gilt to the spines is all clean and bright. Each book has it's own original foldout map tipped in at the rear, and all are in excellent condition with no tears or extra folds noted. The dark red topstain is unfaded and unmarked, each matching in color. A custom leather slipcase to house and protect this wonderful set of books. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Very Good Plus / Very Good Plus.

      [Bookseller: The Tolkien Bookshelf]
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        Prima veduta della città di Gustavo B

      , , 1961. Ottimo (Fine). Tempera, acquerello, matita e carboncino su carta. Il disegno è pubblicato su ''Alik Cavaliere. I luoghi circostanti'', catalogo della mostra a cura di Guido Ballo a Palazzo Reale, Milano 21 Maggio - 5 Luglio 1992 (Milano, Silvana Editoriale, pag. 35). cm 72x52. Ottimo (Fine). .

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        James and the Giant Peach

      Knopf, 1961 A fine first edition, first state ("Woolf" on colophon page) in a fine dust jacket with a tiny (1/4 inch deep) chip at the top of the spine. Original price still present on front flap. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        To Kill a Mockingbird / The Pulitzer Prize Novel 1961 (SIGNED)

      J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia & New York 1961 - "Thirteenth Impression" stated to copyright page, and DJ front panel agrees "Thirteenth Printing." NOT price-clipped; original $3.95 price showing. Someone has used a "magic marker" to black our four words in blue ballpoint to top of FFE; we believe these words were/are "Belonged to Harper Lee." Bottom edges considerably shelf-worn but interior text block clean & very nice. Signed "Harper Lee" to title page. This book belonged to Edna L. Bowling, who ran for public office in Alabama four times in the 1970s and '80s on the minority "Prohibition" party ticket, capturing from 1.1 to 1.6 percent of the vote in her races for Congressional District 6 in 1972 and for Lt. Governor in 1974 and 1978. She fared best in her final race, for Secretary of State, in 1982, when she captured 5 percent of the vote, presumably a protest against Democrat Don Siegelman, who won the seat with 81 percent. Jim Bowling of Dallas, Texas, who sold us this copy, writes: "I was the executor of my grandmother, Edna L Bowling's estate. Most of her books passed to me. She lived in West End, Alabama and was an independent woman who successfully competed in a man's world. She was not famous but well known, since she ran for Governor (sic) several times. She sold encyclopedia's for 30 years. As a former school teacher, she wood go into small towns in Alabama, get to know the educators, city leaders and ask about students in need. She would usually stay in a small town several weeks at a time. She met Mrs. Lee in Monroeville, Alabama and she signed book on a later visit." 296 pp. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cat's Curiosities]
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        CATCH-22 and CATCH-18

      Simon and Schuster; New American Library 1961 - (1) CATCH-22, Four small tears along top, otherwise very good. AND (2) "CATCH-18", Story published in New World Writing, 7th Mentor Selection, by New American Library (First Edition)/Softcover Only Edition, 1955 Book Condition: Very good for a 60-year-old-paperback. Gene Derwood portrait of Dylan Thomas laid in at p.129. "Catch-18", (pp. 204 to 214), was the first title for the novel, but was changed in view of the imminent publication of MILA 18. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: A Wyatt Book Inc.]
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        James and the Giant Peach

      Knopf, 1961 The first edition first state (with Wolff on colophon page), very good in a very good dust jacket. Signed by Dahl on a laid in publisher's bookplate. Precedes the first UK edition. Name of previous owner on front free end paper. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Delphi II. Lithographie.

       1961. Monogrammiert und gewidmet \"Für Gisela [Gerstein], / kein Wort mehr / von, wer wird es schon / sein, der immer wieder / kommen möchte /OK\". Im Stein nochmals monogrammiert und datiert. Druck auf Velin mit Wasserzeichen \"PZF\". Blattgröße: 53,4 x 75,5 cm. Wingeler/Welz 259. Widmungsexemplar für Gisela Gerstein. - Der Maler, Graphiker und Schriftsteller Oskar Kokoschka hat ein bemerkenswertes druckgraphisches Werk hinterlassen. Bei seinen druckgraphischen Arbeiten bevorzugte er meist die Lithographie (WW S. 7). Im Spätherbst 1961 unternahm Kokoschka eine Griechenlandreise, dessen Eindrücke er noch vor Ort in dem Zyklus \"Bekenntnis zu Hellas\" verarbeitete. - Im Passepartoutausschnitt stärker gebräunt. Kleiner, hinterlegter Einriß oben rechts. Montierungsreste (Filmstreifen), in den oberen Ecken nach recto durchschlagend. Vorwiegend im Rand mit leichten Griffknicken. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Griechenland, Delphi,

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        The Jungle Book

      London: Macmillan and Company, 1961. Full calf. One volume. Octavo The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling with illustration by J. Lockwood Kipling, C.I.E., and W. H. Drake. Bound in full red polish calf by Brentanos, spine gilt in decorations of hounds and wolf moroon and tan tittle labels, all edges gilt, marble endpaper, gilt turn-ins. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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        Solaris

      Widawnictwo Ministerstwa Obrony Narodowej, (Warszawa [Warsaw]) 1961 - First edition. In original, illustrated paper, printed in orange and black. With illustrated dust jacket. Typographically illustrated title page, printed in black. Wrappers, cover and title page designed by Konstanty M. Sopo?ko. 196, (4) p. First edition of Lem's science fiction novel about the fundamental failure of communication between human and alien species. Stanis?aw Lem (1921-2006) was a Polish satirical and philosophical science fiction writer, the most celebrated SF author in the Communist world. His novel "Solaris" has been adapted to screen twice, by Andrei Tarkovsky in 1972 and by Steven Soderbergh in 2002. In original, illustrated paper, printed in orange and black. With illustrated dust jacket. Typographically illustrated title page, printed in black. Wrappers, cover and title page designed by Konstanty M. Sopo?ko [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        Silence: Lectures and Writings -- inscribed by the author

      Wesleyan Univ. Pr, Middletown, CT 1961 - Inscribed by Cage on the fly leaf. 1961, First Edition. Hardcover, square 4to., black cloth. 276 pp. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Light shelfwear to the edges and corners of the boards; clean contents; square binding. DJ rubbed along folds and edges; small triangular chip to bottom edge of rear panel; other minor shelfwear. The recipient of the inscription was a minor avant-garde musician who lived in New York City at the time and collaborated with La Monte Young. Her signature appears on the rear pastedown. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        Juste Present - HAND-CORRECTED PROOF COPY, TOGETHER WITH A SIGNED PRESENTATION OF "LE FRUIT PERMIS"

      - An interesting set of proofs for the final poetry collection by the Romanian and French avant-garde poet, essayist and performance artist known for being a founding member of the Dada movement. Proof pages in advance of the 1961 publication, page numbers in pencil lower right, corresponding to the published pagination, the manuscript identified in another hand at the head "corrections de l'auteur 13 Juillet 1961," and bearing Tzara's corrections in blue ink on six pages. The included poems are as follows: I des profondeurs - page 11-12; II des profondeurs - page 15; III des profondeurs - page 16;  épigramme - page 19; une longue absence - page 20; la voix - page 23; fin d'un été - page 24; saison - page 27; aujourd'hui - page 28; à une morte - page 31-32; juste présent - page 35-36; 39-42.  Toned, a few stains, overall in fine condition. From the collection of the French writer and poet and artist Alain Jouffroy (1928 - 2015).Sold together with a signed but largely incomplete copy of the first edition of Le Fruit Permis, Tzara's 1956 collection of poems. Signed and inscribed on the half title page in French in black ink to Jouffroy, "a Alain Jouffroy en toute amitié poetique et.[adding a little sketch of a pointing hand] Tristan Tzara, le 8 mai 1957."  Printed on Marais, one of only sixty copies issued, however this copy sadly lacking the official signed limitation page as well as the 4 pochoirs by Sonia Delaunay, as well as many of the poem texts -  included here, in other words, only for the signature and association and supporting provenance of the manuscript above.   9 x 11.25 inches. Softcover, loose as issued, mild wear to spine. Paris: L'Imprimerie Caracteres (1956). Bénézit 4-390 ; Monod 10799.Tzara moved to Paris from Zurich in 1919 and it was apparently one of his manifestos that made Sonia and Robert Delaunay, who had lived in Spain and then Portugal since 1914, aware of the renewed artistic vitality of Paris after the end of the war and determined their return to France. After World War II there were two collaborations with Sonia: for Le Fruit permis (1956), her first book since La Prose du Transsibérien, Sonia contributed four pochoir compositions, and for Juste présent (1961), the present collection of 11 poems written between 1947 and 1950, she made eight full-page colour etchings  and an additional colour etching for the slipcase. 

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        Thunderball

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1961. Octavo. Original dark brown boards, titles to spine gilt, skeletal hand design on front board in blind. With the pictorial dust jacket. A little spotting to edges of text block, an excellent copy in the jacket with some nicks and rubbing to extremities. First edition, first impression. Ian Fleming's novel Thunderball incorporated material from an unproduced screenplay he had worked on in 1958 in collaboration with Kevin McClory, Jack Whittingham, and Ivar Bryce, with the result that Fleming found himself in a well-publicised case in the High Court defending himself against McClory's accusations of plagiarism, though Fleming and McClory eventually settled out of court.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Thunderball Signed Sean Connery

      UK: Jonathan Cape, 1961. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. Thunderball by Ian Fleming Signed Sean Connery First Edition Jonathan Cape 1961. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Very small book seller's ticket to front pastedown. Page block still very much square and white. Covers near fine in a VG+ dust jacket, not price clipped. SIGNED BY SEAN CONNERY to bookplate on half title page. All of our Sean Connery bookplates were signed when he was promoting his book 'Being a Scot' published by Phoenix in 2008. Further details available on request.

      [Bookseller: Brought to Book Ltd]
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        Thunderball (Original candid press photograph from the 1961 film)

      London and New York: Eon Productions, 1961. Vintage black-and-white double weight borderless French press photograph from the the 1961 film. A candid, humorous photograph in which Bond girl Martine Beswick fends off bad guys in scuba gear. 8 x 10 inches. Slight waviness, and a faint crease, else Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        ALBUM ZUTIQUE. Introduction, notes et commentaires de Pascal PIA [2 volumes].

      1961 - Paris, Cercle du Livre Précieux, [1961]. Deux volumes in-8 à l'italienne (282 X 180) chagrin noir, encadrement de filets à froid sur les plats avec au centre du plat supérieur le titre doré dans un encadrement de style rocaille, dos lisse doré de même, étui (reliure de l'éditeur). Tome I : (29 ) ff., (1) f. de justification du tirage, (1) f. blanc - Tome II : 255 pages, (1) page blanche, (1) f. de justification du tirage, (2) ff. blancs. Quelques rousseurs sur les tranches, début de fente à l'étui. ÉDITION ORIGINALE de cet ouvrage dont le manuscrit a été mis en vente le 12 mars 1936, et qui est composé de poèmes autographes et dessins parfois libres d'Arthur RIMBAUD (24 pièces), Paul VERLAINE (12 pièces), mais aussi de Charles CROS, Camille PELLETAN, Léon VALADE, Germain NOUVEAU (7 pièces), E. CABANER, E. CARJAT, Jean RICHEPIN, Raoul PONCHON, etc. Il est décrit par les libraires-experts de ladite vente, Auguste et Georges Blaizot, comme «un des plus sensationnels recueils d'autographes qu'il soit possible de rencontrer. Par l'abondance et la qualité des pièces qu'il contient, il constitue un des plus inestimables documents originaux sur la poésie française de la fin du XIXe siècle. » L'ouvrage est constitué de deux volumes, le premier reproduisant en fac-similé le manuscrit proprement dit, le second contenant la reproduction imprimée des poèmes aisni que l'introduction, les notes et les commentaires de Pascal PIA. Cet ouvrage, composé en caractères Bodoni, a été réalisé d'après les maquettes de MASSIN. Tirage limité à 2 000 exemplaires, celui-ci UN des 450 numérotés sur PUR VÉLIN D'ARCHES (n°49), tirage de tête, les seuls à être présentés en deux volumes distincts. BEL EXEMPLAIRE. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ERIC CASTERAN]
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        SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH

      1961 - Vintage 8" x 10" photograph of Frost seated outside a house next to a woman (the recipient?) with two men seated on each side of them, with the stamp of the photographer on the verso: John F. Smith, Jr. of Middlebury, Vermont. Loosely inserted into a mat on which at the bottom is SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the poet: "to Elaine McAllister from Robert Frost Bread Loaf VT '61/Christmas greetings." It is likely that the other seated men are writers and/or teachers at Bread Loaf, but we were unable to identify them. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Rocco and His Brothers [Rocco a jeho Bratri] (Original poster for the 1960 film)

      Czechosolvakia: N.p., 1961. Original A1 poster, issued circa 1961, for the Czechoslovakian release of the 1960 Italian film. From the collection of noted film historian Amos Vogel. Full provenance available. Artwork by Fremund. 22.5 x 32.25 inches. A few professional repairs to tears at the edges, rolled, on archival linen. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Mann: Briefe 1889-1936. Fischer 02136 - Band 1

      Fischer, Ffm., 1961 - 581 Seiten, Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Original Schutzumschlag dieser jedoch mit Mängeln ! K5198 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 640 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel]
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        Le coupable suivi de L'Alleluiah

      Gallimard 1961 - - Gallimard, Paris 1961, 12x19cm, broché. - Nouvelle édition, en partie originale car revue et corrigée, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Envoi autographe signé de Georges Bataille à Monique Grall. Dos très légèrement insolé sans gravité. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition, en partie originale car revue et corrigée, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Envoi autographe signé de Georges Bataille à Monique Grall. spine très légèrement insolé sans gravité. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Some Arachnids

      Apiary Press, (Northampton, MA) 1961 - Oblong quarto. (10)ff., + single letterpress sheet laid in. One of twenty-five copies signed by the illustrator, Joyce Sills. This copy bears a presentation inscription from Sills to social-realist artist Ben Shahn and his wife, Bernarda. The colophon notes that the Shahns' son, Ezra, had a part in the production of this book. Completed under the Apiary Press imprint, the name given to works produced by Leonard Baskin's students when he taught at Smith College, this work contains ten etchings of spiders, including one printed in green. Sills went on to enjoy a reputation as an award-winning printmaker. In a handsome designer binding by Sonya Sheats of full green Oasis morocco with enamel onlays. The binding features an abstract relief pattern formed by pressing the design into the leather using engraved plastic panels. Across both panels are a series of circular onlays of enamel-colored calf. The overall design is a series of concentric circles surrounded by perpendicular lines, which one can see as either a spider's web, or reminiscent of the shape of the spider's abdomen. The design for the covers is taken directly from the decorative endsheets, which show a web pattern made with India ink and thread. Housed in a slipcase of walnut veneer over plastic, which made the artist "think of a box in which one might store specimens," with a plastic sliding tab engraved with the book's title. An uncommon book with a great association in an elegant modern binding. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        Painter's Notebook

      San Diego: Hollander Press, 1961. First Edition. Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Very Good. With three wood engravings signed by the artist. The plates are mixed media prints: wood engraving and serigraph. Williams was a self-taught modernist artist who taught at Chouinard Art Institute, Pomona College, and University of California, Santa Barbara. Much of his work was lost in a fire that destroyed his home. WorldCat locates 3 copies of the book. Signed by the author on each of the three engravings. 100 copies in this edition plus 25 special copies marked A to Y. This is Copy Number C. First edition (first printing). Very good in wrappers (paperback). Slight tanning to covers. Mild edge wear. All engravings with tissue guards. One engraving is loose.

      [Bookseller: Eureka Books, ABAA]
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        Toros y Toreros. Texte de Luis Miguel Dominguin. Et une etude de Georges Boudaille. 2 vols. No. 119 of 125 copies of the Deluxe edition with one original litograph signed by Picasso, dated 7.2.61.

      Paris, Cercle d`Art, 1961. Folio (38 x 27,5 cm). Richly illustrated, partly in colour. 16 loosley inserted colour lithographs. Orig. pictorial cloth (text-vol.) and orig. half cloth (portfolio). In orig. clam-shell box. The box with light wear on corner and edges, otherwise a fine copy

      [Bookseller: Ruuds Antikvariat]
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        Uppercase 5

      Whitefriars, London 1961 - Special issue featuring the work of the Hochschule fur Gestaltung (Ulm, Germany) and the photographer Roger Mayne (Portraits of Southam Street). Last issue of this innovative art and design journal. 64 p, [ca. 56] pages of plates ; 18cm. First edition, first printing. Slight shelf wear to cover, reading creases to spine, no inscriptions. Photographs available on request. All books dispatched same or next working day in robust packaging. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Springhead Books]
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        THE LAST OF THE JUST

      SECKER & WARBURG, 1961 GET A FREE GOBLUELONDON TEE SHIRT FOR ORDERS OVER £250.00 1961, TRUE FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, THE LAST OF THE JUST: TRANSLATED BY STEPHEN BECKER SECKER & WARBURG. HARD COVER. Book Condition: VERY VERY GOOD. VERY WELL PRESERVED. VERY COLLECTABLE BOOK. SEE PHOTOGRAPHS. Bookseller Inventory : WRY000002LOJ

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        Richesses de la France. Dixième exposition des Peintres Témoins de leur Temps, 1961.

      - Association Les Peintres Témoins de leur Temps, 1961. 14x21, cartonnage éditeur illustré par Georges Braque et imprimé par Mourlot Frères, 301+100 pp. Catalogue de l'exposition au musée Galliera, de mars à mai 1961. Présentation et portrait dessiné pour chaque peintre ou sculpteur, reproduction d'oeuvres en N/B. Cet ouvrage comporte : 3 dessins originaux signés, pleine page (Louis Toffoli, Lucien Ruolle et un artiste non identifié); 5 signatures d'artistes avec petit dessin (Jean-Pierre Capron, André Hambourg, Francis Pasquier, Jean Raffy Le Persan, Simon-Auguste); 5 signatures d'artistes (Yvette Alde, Lucien Gibert, Gaétan De Rosnay, Francis Smith, Gabriel Zendel). Nom de la dédicataire et date en page de garde. Bel exemplaire, en parfait état. Unique. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LA GRIFFE DU LION - Myriam MINNEKEER]
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        Cybernetics: Or Control and Communication. (SIGNED by Norbert Wiener)

      MIT Press 1961 - SIGNED BY NORBERT WIENER WITHOUT INSCRIPTION! From the library of noted Professor Malcolm Turner, with his name and date on ffe. This is the wholly revised Second Edition published in 1961. Condition is very good: interior clean and bright and beautiful, board extremities lightly bumped with some rubbing. DJ has edgewear and loss at the extremities. Please examine my photos. Signed by Wiener on the front endpaper. Expedited and international shipping are welcome. Signed by author. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Typed Letter Signed by Viril "Gus" Grissom.

      NASA, Langley Field 1961 - This typed letter to a collector of space material is written on NASA letterhead and dated August 18, 1961. The text reads: "Dear___, Thank you for your congratulations and thoughtfulness. Your reaction as a fellow American has been most heart-warming to me. I am very proud to have been a part of this step in our space program. I am happy to send a photograph as you have requested. Very Truly Yours, Signed Virgil I Grissom." Virgil "Gus" Grissom was the second American astronaut in space, aboard Mercury-Redstone 4 named Liberty Bell 7. It was a 15 minute and 37 second suborbital flight on July 21, 1961. The flight was successful, but the spacecraft sank shortly after splashdown. Grissom wrote this letter 4 weeks later. Grissom returned to space aboard Gemini 3 on March 23, 1965, which became the first manned Gemini flight. The flight, with fellow astronaut John Young, orbited the Earth three times. Grissom was chosen, with astronauts Edward H. White II and Roger B. Chaffee, for the first manned Apollo mission in 1967. On January 27, 1967, during a routine training exercise on the launching pad, a fire in the command module of Apollo 1 killed all three astronauts. Signed "Virgil I. Grissom." Authentic Grissom signatures are rare in any form. A Near Fine copy. Together with a card Signed by Betty Grissom and two small color photographs, one of a flatbed jalopy with Liberty Bell 7 painted on it that was part of parade in Grissom's hometown the day he went into space and a snapshot of Grissom's home where he grew up in Mitchell, Indiana.

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        YOUR TEENS AND MINE

      Doubleday & Company, Inc. (1961), Garden City - SIGNED by the former First Lady on the front endpaper. Roosevelt advises how a teen-age girl can grow to be a gracious lady by recounting her own experiences of overcoming shyness and facing her fears. A few pages in the penultimate chapter have pencil and pen markings with some words crossed out and a few added, apparently in preparation for reading from the chapter. The handwriting does not appear to be Roosevelt's but possibly may be Ferris's. In any case, it's an interesting alteration to an already uncommon book, especially when autographed. Near Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Kokoschka, Oskar. - "Hamburger Hafen".

      - Lithografie / Kreidelithografie, auf hellgelbem Büttenpapier, 1961. Von Oskar Kokoschka. 46,1 x 60,7 cm (Darstellung / Druckbild) / 49 x 63 cm (Blatt). Wingler-Welz 216. Im Stein monogrammiert und datiert links unten. Am Blattrand rechts unten Wasserzeichen. - Blattrand mit leichten Lagerspuren. Insgesamt guter Gesamtzustand. Oskar Kokoschka (1886 Pöchlarn ? 1980 Montreux). Österreichischer Maler, Grafiker und Schriftsteller des Expressionismus und der Wiener Moderne. 1905?08 Besuch der Kunstgewerbeschule Wien. Lehnt den Jugendstil ab. Hingegen Beeinflussung durch den Expressionismus von Vincent van Gogh. 1910 Kontakt zu den Künstlern der "Neuen Sezession" in Berlin und Mitglied der "Freien Sezession ebd. Mitarbeit an der Zeitschrift "Der Sturm". 1919?24 Professor an der Kunstakademie in Dresden. 1924?31 Reisen nach Italien, Afrika und Vorderasien. 1931 Rückkehr nach Wien. 1934 Emigration nach Prag, 1938 Flucht nach London und Englische Staatsbürgerschaft nachdem seine Werke von den Nationalsozialisten als entartete Kunst diffamiert und aus den Museen entfernt wurden. 1953 Mitbegründer der Internationalen Sommerakademie für Bildende Kunst Salzburg als "Schule des Sehens". Übersiedlung in die Schweiz an den Genfer See.

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Guidebook (Delphin)

      Chicago 1961 - 14,5 x 23 cm 103 Seiten 200 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Schueling Buchkurier]
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        Zoof?hrer (L÷win mit Jungtieren)

      Kopenhagen 1961 - 14,5 x 21,5 cm 64 Seiten 180 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Schueling Buchkurier]
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        A dictionary of books relating to America.

      From its discovery to the present time. I-XXIX. Amsterdam, 1961-62. Ej kollationerad. 15 obetydligt solkiga tegelröda oklbd med svarta titelfält. Ur Sten Lundquists bibliotek.. Komplett svit av faksimilutgåvan. Originalet av denna osannolikt omfattande bibliografi utkom 1868-1936

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        Thunderball

      

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        James and the Giant Peach

      Knopf, 1961 A fine first edition, first issue, in a fine dust jacket, with "Bound by H., Wolff, New York" on the colophon page. Housed in a custom-made slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        For the New Intellectual: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand.

      New York: Random House, 1961. First edition. Octavo, original black cloth. Signed by Ayn Rand on the half title page. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with a few small closed tears and wear to the extremities. "Rand's 1961 book For The New Intellectual outlines her philosophical system of Objectivism by means of excerpts from We The Living, Anthem, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged She then opens the book with an essay on the cultural bankruptcy that has undermined the capitalistic system of the United States. The essay is directed at 'the New Intellectuals' needed to restore and defend a capitalist economy in the face of that cultural bankruptcy. Rand is very clear that neither pragmatic nor economic argument is what must be used. Instead, it is arguments for 'a new morality of rational self-interest' that will provide the foundation for a new capitalist culture" (Bostaph, Journal of Ayn Rand Studies 11:1,20).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Catch 22

      Simon and Schuster 1961 - Simon and Schuster, New York 1961. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Printing, no additional printings. Blue cloth boards. First Issue jacket priced at $5.95. Rare First Edition. Book Condition: Good, shelf wear, light spots, missing front and rear endpaper. Head of the text block has a library stamp, pieces of jacket flaps at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Good, shelf wear, chipping, tears, tape at the edges. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Study of a Sleeping Child Drawing by John Bratby

      London, 1961. Single sheet.. Very Good +. John Bratby.. A study of a sleeping child drawn in pencil on buff paper. Signed and dated June 19th 1961 in lower left corner.There is slight discolouration to the paper from a previous mount, very light soft handling folds else very good. I believe this is a portrait of his third son Jason who was born in 1959. Bratby had four children with Jean Cooke. Sheet size 350 x 550mm

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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        1961 Illustré de quatre photomontages

      Paris: Chez l'auteur, 1961. First edition. Hugnet, Georges. 60, [7] p. 24 cm. Original white wrappers and gray dust jacket. Fine copy. Illustrated with four photomontages, hand colored by Hugnet, a suite in black, and an original collage. Copy X of ten copies printed on hand made Auvergne paper, from a total edition of 573 (10 numbered and three nominative on Auvergne, 60 on Rives, and 500 ordinary). Only the Auvergne paper copies contained the original collage.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A Goldwasser Rare Books]
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        For the New Intellectual

      Random House, 1961 A near fine first edition (so stated on copyright page) in a near fine dust jacket, inscribed by the author Ayn Rand on the half title page, which has a small strip of water damage along the top edge. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        New York World's Fair 1964 - 1965

      New York: New York World's Fair 1964-1965 Corporation, 1961. unbound. Poster. 43 x 28 inches. This classic travel poster by Robert "Bob" Peak is copyrighted to 1961, 1962 and was issued by the New York World's Fair 1964-1965 Corporation. Presented by Unisphere and United States Steel, it features a beautiful illustration depicting the spherical stainless steel Unisphere representing the globe in the background and a family of four in the foreground with a young girl holding balloons while the father is filming with a camera. The poster is in good condition with minor edge wear and some water stains over the bottom margin. Robert "Bob" M. Peak (1927 - 1992) was an American illustrator from Wichita, Kansas, most famous for his movie posters. Although he majored in Geology, he later joined the Art Center College of Design in L.A. His early work as an illustrator in the advertising industry appeared in many magazines. His movie poster work started with his poster design for the film West Side Story. Some of his popular work includes movie posters for My Fair Lady, Rollerball, Superman, Star Trek and some James Bond films. This is a beautiful example of his advertising work.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        The Spice-Box of Earth

      McClelland & Stewart, Toronto 1961 - First Edition. 8vo, decorated cloth in dustjacket. Text is Fine, very tight and fresh with no owner's name, no wear to fragile paper-covered boards. Dust jacket shows virtually no wear nor tears. The front cut-out is completed intact, never repaired. Only minor flaws to the dj are the usual darkening to the spine lettering (still very legible), and the faintest trace of rubbing to the extremities in a couple of places. This is a superb copy, by far the best we have ever handled. Priced accordingly. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Inno Dubelaar Books]
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        Young Adam (First UK Edition, inscribed in the year of publication)

      London: William Heinemann, 1961. First UK Edition and first edition in hardcover. INSCRIBED by the author to noted bookseller Anthony Rota in 1961 on the leaf facing the title page: "For Anthony Rota / In appreciation of his many acts of friendship / Alexander Trocchi / September 1961." The only inscribed copy of the hardcover edition of this title--the author's masterpiece--that we have ever encountered. A beat novel, originally published as an Olympia Press paperback with racier content, this being the more "literary" version that Trocchi was subsequently encouraged to release. Over time, both versions have been assessed as having literary merit. Basis for the superb 2003 film directed by Alexander MacKenzie and starring Ewan McGregor and Tilda Swinton. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. An attractive copy.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Typed Letter Signed by Viril "Gus" Grissom.

      Langley Field:: NASA,, 1961. . This typed letter to a collector of space material is written on NASA letterhead and dated August 18, 1961. The text reads: "Dear___, Thank you for your congratulations and thoughtfulness. Your reaction as a fellow American has been most heart-warming to me. I am very proud to have been a part of this step in our space program. I am happy to send a photograph as you have requested. Very Truly Yours, Signed Virgil I Grissom." Virgil "Gus" Grissom was the second American astronaut in space, aboard Mercury-Redstone 4 named Liberty Bell 7. It was a 15 minute and 37 second suborbital flight on July 21, 1961. The flight was successful, but the spacecraft sank shortly after splashdown. Grissom wrote this letter 4 weeks later. Grissom returned to space aboard Gemini 3 on March 23, 1965, which became the first manned Gemini flight. The flight, with fellow astronaut John Young, orbited the Earth three times. Grissom was chosen, with astronauts Edward H. White II and Roger B. Chaffee, for the first manned Apollo mission in 1967. On January 27, 1967, during a routine training exercise on the launching pad, a fire in the command module of Apollo 1 killed all three astronauts. Signed "Virgil I. Grissom." Authentic Grissom signatures are rare in any form. A Near Fine copy. Together with a card Signed by Betty Grissom and two small color photographs, one of a flatbed jalopy with Liberty Bell 7 painted on it that was part of parade in Grissom's hometown the day he went into space and a snapshot of Grissom's home where he grew up in Mitchell, Indiana. .

      [Bookseller: Gregor Rare Books]
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        Profiles in Courage

      Harper, 1961 First Young Reader's Edition, inscribed by John F. Kennedy "To _____, with the warm regards of his father's friend, Jack Kennedy." First Edition stated on the copyright page. Near fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. Inscribed by Author(s). 5th or later Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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        James and the Giant Peach

      Alfred A Knopf, NY 1961 - First edition, 2nd issue. Hinges professionally repaired. Excellent condition and makes a perfect presentation. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Austern & Co. Books & Ephemera]
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        The Death and Life of Great American Cities

      Random House, New York 1961 - Inscribed on the blank page before the half-title: "Cordial regards to Bud Fisher, who must be very nice indeed if he is half as nice as Barbara Reach says - Sincerely, Jane Jacobs Dec. 1961." 458 pages, 8vo, black cloth with a burgundy brick pattern. New York: Random House, (1961). Second printing. Near fine. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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