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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Keine Experimente

      Eulenspiegel, Berlin 1961 - Alvermann's photographs made between 1956 and 1961 are juxtaposed against the first 9 articles of the Basic Law of the Federal Republic of Germany and in part acts as a critique of the consumerism and the attitudes that the free-market brought. This scarce book opens with a page spread of a crowd locked behind a gate reminiscent of a concentration camp. A reminder of a difficult history that many of the population wished to disappear -- something the new economic policies made easier. When the gates open into this new society we are faced with billboards offering the Ten Commandments and bottles of Coca-Cola. The faces of the workers on the following spread seem confused and uncertain. .Keine Experimente's construction and, again, Alvermann's use of design is most effective. Like with his book on Algeria, he creates a kind of photojournalist's Klein's New York utilizing slivers of photos and graphic pairings that are visually exciting creating new meanings from disparate images -- a kind of assemblage of history and commentary. Keine Experimente is a pocket-sized book with glossy illustrated hardcovers and is not much larger than a common novel. The printing is on rather cheap paper but the low-fi production is very seductive and adds a gritty edge to a supposed bright reality. (Jeff Ladd) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Extraordinary letter! Eisenhower writes about the failed Bay of Pigs invasion during the Kennedy presidency. Ike had allocated $13.1 million to the CIA just a year before - " I said that the American people were disturbed by the 'seeming indecision and uncertainty that characterized governmental action in Cuba' ? To top it all - I have a clipping of a Goldwater column that refers to the 'inept Eisenhower Administration in Cuba' affair - Who is he to be such a genius??"

      Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, September 29, 1961. 7" x 10.25". "Typed Letter Signed ""Ike"" with thirty-one word handwritten postscript incorporating ""Eisenhower"" signed ""DE,"" two full pages, 7"" x 10.25"", separate sheets. Gettysburg, PA, September 29, 1961. To Major General Wilton B. Persons, his White House Chief of Staff (1958-1961). On Ike's ""DDE"" gilt engraved stationery. Fine condition.In part, ""As you know, I thoroughly believe that when we face specific foreign problems or the government enunciates a specific policy involving our foreign activities, all of us owe it to ourselves as well as to the government to stand unanimously behind the President. On the other hand, I by no means believe that we should ignore our own right -- indeed, duty -- to look at past events with an impartial eye and try to keep the record straight.""In my Chicago speech I said that the American people were disturbed by the 'seeming indecision and uncertainty that characterized governmental action in Cuba.' I used the word 'seeming' because I was not there. However, the detailed account given by Charlie Murphy in a recent issue of Fortune magazine has all the earmarks of authenticity, and since the government itself did not choose to give a detailed account of the whole affair even though it has now passed into history, I think we must consider it about as good a record as we are going to get. Nevertheless Bryce [Harlow] tells me that the White House did not like my language and had been putting the story out to certain reporters that I had 'gone partisan in foreign affairs ...'Eisenhower adds a handwritten postscript: ""P.S. To top it all - I have a clipping of a Goldwater column that refers to the 'inept Eisenhower Administration in Cuba' affair- Who is he to be such a genius?? DE""The letter can be read in its entirety in the images above.A photocopy of Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater's syndicated September 24, 1961, column is present. It includes this sentence: ""The inept handling of the Cuban situation by the Eisenhower administration and the tragic indecision of the Kennedy administration have encouraged our enemies to test our will once more in Berlin.""The failed Bay of Pigs invasionFrom the JFK Library: ""Before his inauguration, John F. Kennedy was briefed on a plan by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) developed during the Eisenhower administration to train Cuban exiles for an invasion of their homeland ... President Eisenhower approved the program in March 1960. The CIA set up training camps in Guatemala, and by November the operation had trained a small army for an assault landing and guerilla warfare ... Shortly after his inauguration, in February 1961, President Kennedy authorized the invasion plan ... On April 17, the Cuban-exile invasion force ... landed at beaches along the Bay of Pigs and immediately came under heavy fire ... Over the next 24 hours, Castro ordered roughly 20,000 troops to advance toward the beach, and the Cuban air force continued to control the skies ... at dawn on April 19?"six unmarked American fighter planes took off to help defend the brigade's B-26 aircraft flying ... They were shot down by the Cubans, and the invasion was crushed later that day ... ""ProvenanceMajor General Wilton Burton ""Jerry"" Persons (1896-1977) served as the White House Chief of Staff to President Dwight D. Eisenhower from October 7, 1958 until January 20, 1961 and was Eisenhower's representative in the transition of government between the Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations. He was a career United States Army officer who had entered the U.S. Army Coast Artillery in 1917 and advanced through the ranks to Major General in 1944. He had served in both the American Expeditionary Force in World War I and in Europe in World War II. He headed the office of legislative liaison for the Department of Defense between 1948 and his retirement in 1949.Major General Persons was called back to active duty as a special assistant to General Dwight D. Eisenhower at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe from 1951?"1952 and was active on behalf of Eisenhower's presidential campaign in 1952. He became a Deputy Assistant to the President in 1953 and replaced Sherman Adams as Eisenhower's Chief of Staff in 1958.Following the 1960 presidential election, Major General Persons was President Eisenhower's representative in the transition of government between the Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations working out the details for a smooth transfer of government.From the Estate of Major General Wilton B. Persons."

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        A FALL OF MOONDUST

      Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc. [1961], New York - Octavo. cloth. A novel of a rescue operation on the Moon. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-101. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. A sharp copy. (16974) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        La treille muscate. Illustré de quatorze lithographies originales en couleurs de (Constantin ou Kostia)Terechkovitch.

      (Paris, Éditions Robert Léger) 1961. - Folio. 90, (3) S. mit 14 Orig.-Farblithographien. Hellbrauner genarbter Ziegenledereinband mit gepr. Rückentitel u. Liniendekor, Kopfgoldschnitt in Orig.-Halbleder-Pappschuber (signiert: Gotthilf Kurz). Vgl. Einband-Slg. Kurz in der Württ. Landesbibliothek Nr. 397. - Eines von 99 num. Exemplaren auf Vélin d’Arches. - Mit einer Einleitung «Une journée de Colette à la Treille Muscate» von André Dunoyer de Segonzac und einem abgedruckten Brief «Lettre à Colette» von Jean Cocteau. - Der Buchbinder, Buchkünstler und Grafiker Gotthilf Kurz (1923-2010) war nach seiner Ausbildung an der Werkkunstschule in Offenbach (1943-1949) an der Staatlichen Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Stuttgart tätig und danach am Collège Technique Municipal Estienne in Paris (1955-1956). Er war seit 1965 Leiter der Meisterklasse für Buchbinder an die Akademie für das graphische Gewerbe in München und von 1967 bis 1982 Präsident der internationalen Vereinigung "Meister der Einbandkunst". 1994 ehrte ihn das Land Baden-Württemberg für sein Wirken als Lehrer und Künstler mit der Verleihung des Verdienstordens des Landes Baden-Württemberg. - Sehr gutes Exemplar in hervorragendem Meistereinband. Hellbrauner genarbter Ziegenledereinband mit gepr. Rückentitel u. Liniendekor, Kopfgoldschnitt in Orig.-Halbleder-Pappschuber (signiert: Gotthilf Kurz). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Soft Machine

      Paris: Olympia Press, 1961 Octavo. Paperback with original dustjacket. 181p. Number 88 in the Traveller's Companion series, published by Maurice Girodias in Paris. From a contemporary review by Joan Didion: "Consider The Soft Machine. Burroughs is uninfected by any trace of humanist sentimentality, and his imagery is that of the most corrosive nightmare, obscene, specifically homosexual, casually savage, peopled by androgynous mutations."

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        17 Holzschnitte zu Dostojewskis "Rodion Raskolnikoff". Jahresgabe der Schweizerischen Graphischen Gesellschaft für 1959-60.

      - Basel 1961. Folio (51,5 : 36 cm). 1 Bl. Impressum u. 16 Bl. Orig.-Holzschnitte in Orig.-HLeinenmappe mit Titelholzschnitt mit Schrift in Blau. Posthumer Abdruck von den 1926 entstandenen Originalstöcken dieser expressionistischen Folge, die damals nicht verlegt wurde (nur wenige Handabzüge wurden gedruckt). - In 130 nummerierten Exemplaren durch die Tagesfachklasse der Allgemeinen Gewerbeschule Basel unter der Leitung von Ernst Christen gedruckt. Die Mappe wurde nach dem vom Künstler entworfenen Originalmuster von der Buchbinderei Max Grollimund in Basel hergestellt. - Die Holzschnitte in der linken unteren Ecke minimal gestaucht, Leinenrücken der Mappe am Hinterdeckel gering berieben, sonst schönes Exemplar. - Vollmer Bd. 4, S. 182.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        Connaissance par les gouffres EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Gallimard, 1961. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1961, 14,5x19cm, broché. - Original, one of 21 numbered copies on Holland paper Publishing, leading copy. Very nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 21 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête. Très bel exemplaire.

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        Préférences EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: José Corti, 1961. Fine. José Corti, Paris 1961, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition partly original, one of 75 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper, pulling tête.Bel copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition en partie originale, un des 75 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, tirage de tête. Bel exemplaire.

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        Sword of Honor Trilogy: Men at Arms, Officers and Gentlemen, Unconditional Surrender

      Chapman & Hall, London 1961 - First editions. Three volumes. Each volume is fine in fine or very near fine condition: *Unconditional Surrender* is price-clipped and has slight toning on the spine lettering; *Officers and Gentlemen* has slight toning on the spine lettering. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

      London: Macmillan and Co., Ltd., 1961., 1961. Uncorrected Proof Copy, SIGNED on to a bookplate of the Comstock family pasted on to verso of upper cover. Printed orange wrappers titled in black to upper, very little rubbed and with a lean. A very good copy indeed of Spark's best known novel, basis for the stage version with Vanessa Redgrave and then the film starring Maggie Smith, who won a Best Actress Oscar for the title role of the flamboyant but flawed Scottish schoolteacher.

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        Giorgio de Chirico

      La Barcaccia (1961), Roma - With 21 plates of reproduction, 4 of them coloured and 2 folded. First edition. Signed by Giorgio de Chirico. In publishers cloth, with the illustrated dust jacket. (20) p., and 21 plates (2 folding) with reproductions. Inscribed to Paul Vialar (1898-1996) French author. In publishers cloth, with the illustrated dust jacket First edition. Signed by Giorgio de Chirico. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Grosses vollständiges Universal-Lexikon aller Wissenschaften und Künste (68 Bände KOMPLETT) - Bd. 1 - 64: A bis Z/ Supplement I - IV: A - Caq.,

      1961 - Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten Medien-Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 68 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; ALTSCHRIFT! Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 120000 Photomechanischer Nachdruck der Akademischen Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt;

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        Songs aus der Dreigroschenoper.

      Handschrift und 21 Holzschnitte (1961).. Gr.-4° (35,5 x 27 cm), Ganzleder-Handeinband.-, 42 nn. Bll... Handschrift mit Tusche särefreiem, alterungbeständigen, leicht getöntem Papier. Mit Titelblatt, dem Text der Songs von Brecht, Impressum und den 21 eingebundenen Holzschnitten von Hansen-Bahia aus einer der 40 mit 1961 bei Hauswedell in Hamburg erschienenen Mappen auf Japan. Alle Holzschnitte mit "Hansen" signiert. Handeinband auf 5 Zierbünden aus rotem Oasenziegenleder mit Kastenvergoldung und Rückenschild, Titel in gold, sowie Vergoldung nach dem Entwurf von Hansen-Bahia für den Einband der Buchausgabe "Songs aus der Dreigroschenoper",ebenfalls 1961 bei Hauswedell erschienen. Deckelintarsie aus Oasenziegenleder, ebenfalls nach dem Entwurf von Hansen-Bahia. Mit Schuber. Unikat! Mit der in 40 Exempalren erschienenen Mappe mit der Extrasuite mit 21 Holzschnitten auf Japan von Hansen-Bahia und Titelblatt. Jedes Blatt vom Künstler signiert.

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        Horseman, Pass By

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1961 - A very attractive copy. DJ has some minor edge wear and rubbing to edges of spine, and is corner-clipped, but the price is intact; otherwise clean and bright. Book is bright and tight with clean boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Greensprings Books]
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        Billy Graham - TLS - 1961

      - Early Billy Graham letter. 1961. Comes with envelope.

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        "A los toros" mit Picasso, (mit allen Lithographien),

      Monte-Carlo, Sauret, 1961,. quer4°, 153 S. mit 103 ganzseitigen Tuschzeichnungen in Kupfertiefdruck sowie 4 original Kreide-Lithographien, die von Picasso speziell für dieses Werk geschaffen wurden, illustrierte Vorsätze, illustr. original Leineneinband im illustr. original Pappschuber, winziger Vermerk 'A 2.3' sowie das Monogramm 'J.T.' auf der Titelseite oben, sonst ein schönes, sauberes Exemplar ohne nennenswerte Mängel (spe). Ein wunderbares (und berühmtes) Künsterbuch zum Thema Stiefkampf. Versand ins nicht-EU-Ausland nur nach Absprache.

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        The Worm and the Ring

      Heinemann 1961 - First edition first impression from 1961, the book has heavy foxing to endpapers and lighter spotting throughout, no other markings, binding firm. The jacket has some chipping to tip and tail of spine and corner folds, now in removable protective sleeve, please see pics, paypal accepted, any questions please get in touch. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Setanta Books PBFA]
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        Catch-22

      443 pages. Octavo (8 3/4" x 6") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with white lettering to spine in original jacket. First edition.Catch-22 is a satirical novel by the American author Joseph Heller. He began writing it in 1953; the novel was first published in 1961. It is frequently cited as one of the greatest literary works of the twentieth century. It uses a distinctive non-chronological third-person omniscient narration, describing events from the points of view of different characters. The separate story-lines are out of sequence so that the timeline develops along with the plot. The novel is set during World War II, from 1942 to 1944. It mainly follows the life of Captain John Yossarian, a U.S. Army Air Forces B-25 bombardier. Most of the events in the book occur while the fictional 256th Squadron is based on the island of Pianosa, in the Mediterranean Sea, west of Italy. The novel looks into the experiences of Yossarian and the other airmen in the camp, who attempt to maintain their sanity while fulfilling their service requirements so that they may return home. The novel's title refers to a plot device that is repeatedly invoked in the story. Catch-22 starts as a set of paradoxical requirements whereby airmen mentally unfit to fly did not have to, but could not actually be excused. By the end of the novel it is invoked as the explanation for many unreasonable restrictions. The phrase "Catch-22" has since entered the English language, referring to a type of unsolvable logic puzzle sometimes called a double bind. According to the novel, people who were crazy were not obliged to fly missions; but anyone who applied to stop flying was showing a rational concern for their safety, and was sane.While sitting at home one morning in 1953, Heller thought of the lines, "It was love at first sight. The first time he saw the chaplain, [Yossarian] fell madly in love with him." Within the next day, he began to envision the story that could result from this beginning, and invented the characters, the plot, and the tone that the story would eventually take. Within a week, he had finished the first chapter and sent it to his agent. He did not do any more writing for the next year, as he planned the rest of the story. The initial chapter was published in 1955 as "Catch-18", in Issue 7 of New World Writing. Although he originally did not intend the story to be longer than a novelette, Heller was able to add enough substance to the plot that he felt it could become his first novel. When he was one-third done with the work, his agent, Candida Donadio, sent it to publishers. Heller was not particularly attached to the work, and decided that he would not finish it if publishers were not interested. The work was soon purchased by Simon and Schuster, who gave him US $750 and promised him an additional $750 when the full manuscript was delivered. Heller missed his deadline by four to five years, but, after eight years of thought, delivered the novel to his publisher. Just before publication, the novel's title was changed to Catch-22 to avoid confusion with Leon Uris' new novel, Mila 18. The novel was published in hardback in 1961 to mixed reviews, with theChicago Sun-Times calling it "the best American novel in years", while other critics derided it as "disorganized, unreadable, and crass". It sold only 30,000 copies in the United States hardback in its first year of publication. Reaction was very different in the UK, where, within one week of its publication, the novel was number one on the bestseller lists. In the years after its release in paperback in October 1962, however, Catch-22 caught the imaginations of many baby boomers, who identified with the novel's anti-war sentiments. The book went on to sell 10 million copies in the United States. The novel's title became a standard term in English and other languages for a dilemma with no easy way out. Now considered a classic, the book was listed at number 7 on Modern Library's list of the top 100 novels of the century.Condition:Some fading of cloth, a few small stains, slight stain/scratch to front panel, light rubbing to spine ends. Jacket chip to spine ends and top of rear panel, also a few minor chips and tears, light wear and soling else a very good copy in like jacket.

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        Revolutionary Road

      Little, Brown, New York 1961 - Pristine copy in mylar-protected dj. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Marnie

      London, Hodder and Stoughton. 1961., 1961. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY; inscribed to flyleaf | to Alan and Winifred | from Winston. | with best wishes for Christmas | and 1962 | (flourish). In a fine contemporary presentation binding by Sangorski and Sutcliffe; half red crushed morocco over marbled sides, gilt back and top edge gilt. Trivial handling- a fine copy. An uncommon signature. Basis for the classic 1964 movie directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Sean Connery and Tippi Hedren. Hubin. Crime Fiction IV.

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        AMERICAN EXPRESS

      Paris: The Olympia Press, 1961. First edition, first prnt. 1st state with "15 N.F." printed price on rear wrap. No. 85 in the publisher's "The Traveller's Companion" series. Signed by Corso on the front free endpage. Perfect-bound printed wraps in pictoral dustjacket. Illustrations by Corso. Minimal shelfwear; dustjacket with minor shelfwear, mostly at the spine topedge, slight toning on spine and rear flap fold and small stain on spine. Tight and bright copy in Near Nine condition in a Very Good dustjacket.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        Hans Frank's Diary

      Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, Warsaw, Poland 1961 - 320 pages. Name index. Subject index. "A shortened version of the second edition (1957) of a work first published in Polish under the title 'Dziennik Hansa Franka' (Hans Frank's Diary). Frank was a Minister of the Third Reich and Governor General of those areas of Poland occupied by Nazi Germany which were not incorporated into the Reich. A the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg for the first time in the history of the world thousands of secret documents were revealed belonging to a state in the grip of the imperialist idea of world conquest. Among those documents Hans Frank's Diary occupies one of the leading positions both on account of its contents and on account of its more than ordinary length: 11,000 typwritten pages in foolscap, making up 38 volumes. Any study of the history of the last war must include a reading of Hans Frank's Diary." - from Preface. The author was a member of the Polish delegation to the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg. Usual library markings. Front hinge taped. Back hinge going. A very important work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mastering the Art of French Cooking

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing; stated first edition. In Near Fine condition, in a Very Good dust jacket with price of $10.00 intact and author names listed alphabetically. Faint spotting to edge of page block and topstain, light rubbing to bottom edge near corners. Light wear at corners and spine ends. The dust jacket shows light edge wear, light staining and fading to the spine panel, and closed tears starting at the top and bottom of the rear spine fold. A rather nice copy. First edition.

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        Hawaiian Surfriding: The Ancient and Royal Pastime

      Flagstaff: Northland Press, 1961. Light wear at the edge of the front cover, else near fine in photo-illustrated wrappers.. First Edition. Quarto. SIGNED "aloha" by legendary surfer and surfboard designer Greg Noll. Profusely illustrated with photographs. An early item from the heyday of the surfing craze. "Happy hours await you, for every day is a holiday in Hawaii.

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        The Long, Lonely Leap

      E. P. Dutton and Company, Inc., New York 1961 - 249pp.; HB blue w/silver; slight rub w/spine sunned; PONstamp,ft.endpaper,bk.pastedwn.& throughout; clean,tight pgs. Joe Kittinger's story, the first man to jump&free-fall from the edge of space. illus. rare. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PARAGRAAF 22

      Amsterdam: Scheltens & Giltay, (1961).. (1961).. Good. - Octavo, white boards in a dust wrapper. The binding is bumped with 2 tiny, light stains to the bottom edge of the front cover. The dust jacket is darkened with some light soiling & creasing. There is a tear to the tail of its spine. 405 pages. There is offsetting to the pastedowns & endpapers from the dust jacket & the top corner of the front endpaper is clipped. Good. First edition in Dutch.Translated into Dutch by Jan Frits Kliphuis who also translated Sons and Lovers, The Thin Red Line, From Here to Eternity and Mary McCarthy's The Group.The typography is by Ad Werner. The preliminaries, printed in blue & black, are particularly attractive. The title page consists of the full-page Dutch symbol for "paragraph" filled in with a repetition of the words of the title.Rare. No copies of this Scheltens & Giltay edition are found in WorldCat.

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        Mastering the Art of French Cooking

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing; stated first edition. In Near Fine condition, in a Very Good dust jacket with price of $10.00 intact and author names listed alphabetically. Faint spotting to edge of page block and topstain, light rubbing to bottom edge near corners. Light wear at corners and spine ends. The dust jacket shows light edge wear, light staining and fading to the spine panel, and closed tears starting at the top and bottom of the rear spine fold. A rather nice copy. First edition.

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        The Death of the Lake

      [Tel-Aviv]: Davar Ltd, 1961. First English language edition. 74 b/w photographs; 152 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Gray cloth, previous owner's inscription on title page, else fine, in very good, edgeworn dust jacket. First English language edition. 74 b/w photographs; 152 pp. 1 vols. 4to. "?one of the first environmental photobooks, serving as a warning, and fashioning an eloquent plea" (Parr/Badger). Parr/Badger II, pp. 100-1

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        Alberto Giacometti.

      Paris. Maeght Editeur. Juin 1961.. Folio. 2 f., 28 p., 2 f. Avec 14 lithographies originales en noir, dont 2 en double page. Broche, sous chemise, emboitage.. Exemplaire de tete. - Numero 3/hc sur velin de Lana, numerote et signe par Giacometti apres 150 exemplaires numerotes. - Texte par Olivier Larronde "Alberto Giacometti degaine", Lena Leclercq "Jamais d'espaces imaginaires" et Isaku Yanaihara "Pages de journal". - L'emboitage au dos legerement decolore.

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        Catch-22

      Simon and Schuster, New York 1961 - 1961, First Edition, First Printing with all issue points. Hardcover. Very Good+ in Good dust jacket. Light shelfwear to the extremities of the exterior. Clean contents. Square binding. The DJ with 5.95 price present; spine ends have been backed with clear tape on the blank side; a 1-inch snag to the front panel has also been backed with tape on the blank side; otherwise light edgewear and rubbing. An attractive first edition of this major work of fiction. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        PICASSO: TOREROS - WITH FOUR ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS

      (PICASSO, PABLO). Sabartes, Jaime. PICASSO: TOREROS - WITH FOUR ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS. New York & Monte Carlo, MONACO: George Braziller Inc. & Andre Sauret, 1961. First American Edition. Oblong 4to. Cloth in Illustrated Jacket. Artist Monograph. Very Good -/Very Good -. 154pp, 103 b&w and color illustrations. Text in English. This lovely monograph is devoted to facsimile reproductions of Bullfighting imagery executed as drawings and gouaches by Pablo Picasso during 1959 and 1960. It features one color and three black and white lithographs created especially for this publication by the artist under the direction of master printers Mourlot Freres. A complete, most presentable example showing a tiny crimp through the foredge tip along with a slight dent through the lower foredge corner as well as a four line gift inscription in ink on the front pastedown in a lightly worn and soiled dust jacket. It has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. LC 61-16860 Inventory Number: 024152

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Delphi II. Lithographie

      1961.. Datiert, gewidmet und bezeichnet "für meinen lieben Edgar / Japan. Probe Litho, 1961, Delphi / Sehr guter Druck". Im Stein monogrammiert und datiert Probedruck in Oliv auf Japan. 49,5 x 61 cm. Papier: 54 67,5 cm.. Wingler/Welz 259. Probedruck vor der Auflage. - 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. - Mit wenigen blassen Stockflecken, im Darstellungsrand teils etwas stärker. Montierungsreste in den oberen Ecken, links dort ein Braunfleck durch bereits entfernten Filmstreifen.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

      Cassell.London.,1961. FIRST SEPARATE EDITION.Originally published in A History of the English speaking peoples-The great democracies in 1958.Illustrated with 6 maps & 31 fascinating mono photographs taken during the war.Fine copy in recent fine binding of full red morocco,spine with five raised bands,gilt.Single gilt ruled border to boards.Top edge gilt.A scarce title.Woods A138(b).:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Poems in English. [Signed and Limited Edition].

      London, John Calder, 1961.. First Edition. 8°. 53 pages. Original Hardcover. Excellent, close to new condition. No. 15 of only 100 copies on untrimmed, handmade paper [Verge pur fil]. Signed by Samuel Beckett. Extremely rare in this condition !. Includes the poems: Whoroscope / Echo's Bones (The Vulture, Enueg I, Enueg II, Alba, Dortmunder, Sanies I, Sanies II, Serena I, Serena II, Serena III, Malaconda, Da Tagte Es / Cascando / Saint-Lo / Dieppe //

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        La fuente

      Milano , ALL'INSEGNA DEL PESCE D'ORO, Poeti stranieri tradotti da poeti italiani 1961 - Variazioni su di un tema di Romano Bilenchi. Traduzione di Mario Luzi. 3 ill. di G.L. Giovanola. Testo a fronte. Alle ultime pagine un componimento autografo scritto a penna dall'Autore dedicato a Picasso, datato Roma, XII 1960, intitolato ''Picasso. Tauromaquia (La pique cassée)''. With a hand-written poem by Guillen written in blue ink on 3 pages, dedicated to Picasso, dated Rome XII-1960. 16mo. pp. 28. Dedica e firma autografe dell'Autore, datata Roma 27/II/1961 (Inscribed and signed by the Author, dated Rome 27/II/1961). Ottimo (Fine). . Prima edizione di 1000 es. numerati. [Gambetti, 1997]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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        Three Notebooks of Sketches and Plans for Installations, with related material

      Various dates, mostly circa 1961-1963. Three composition books. Small quartos. Modest wear, mostly near fine. Heavily illustrated by the artist Ben Talbert, one of the most important artists in the Los Angeles circle that revolved around Wallace Berman and his publication Semina. Berman and his circle were at the forefront of avant-garde cultural and artistic experimentation on the West Coast, in effect, the western equivalent of Andy Warhol and his Factory workers, with sensibilities representing the Beat and early counterculture movements.These notebooks are from Talbert's most important period, and the most important period for his circle, when he was directly influenced by and collaborating with Berman, and most of the artworks presage Talbert's most cherished and representative themes -- nudes, intense sexuality, S&M scenes, and handwritten and illustrated plans for installations, assemblages, collages, or sculpture. Several drawings and plans are initialed and dated, although most are not, as normal for sketchbooks.Related material laid in include several nude and mildly sexual photographs of Talbert and a woman named Gayle, presumably his wife or girlfriend, used by them as Christmas Greetings, other clothed photographs of the couple, a handmade Valentine from Gayle to Talbert, several vintage color photographs of Talbert's framed work, a couple of different invitations to memorial retrospectives of his works (after his death in 1975 from a drug overdose at the age of 42), and several additional drawings by Talbert on a variety of different sizes of paper.The sketches, ranging from fully detailed drawings to impressionistic nudes, are executed in a variety of media: pencil, pen and ink, marker, gouache, colored pencil, watercolor, and a few in ball-point pen. There are 69 pages of reasonably fully executed drawings bound in, plus an additional five laid in, for a total of 74 pages of drawings. There are 21 pages of handwritten and illustrated plans for installations, plus another two laid in for a total of 23 pages. There are about 14 pages of drawing exercises bound in, where Talbert attempted to draw every conceivable object (often more than a dozen objects to a page). There is one additional drawing mounted and used as a greeting card that we are reasonably certain is by Talbert, as it is similar to his style and preferred subject matter (a spurting penis), but whose inscription: "Sam -- Luv, Tony" gives us pause.While the drawings are appealing and interesting, the plans for Pop installations, assemblages, and sculptures are fascinating, especially considering the time in which they were conceived. They include chastity-belts shaped and illustrated as police badges, and many variations on altered televisions, mostly with sexual twists and innuendos.Talbert's work was the subject of a retrospective exhibit at the Andrew Roth Gallery in New York in March of 2007. This is previously unrecorded material, representing vital and important work for an overlooked but important artist in the most interesting period of his career. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Advances in Mathematics.

      Amsterdam, Elsevier, 1961-2002.. Bände 1 - 172 in 88 Bänden. 8°. Graue Bibliotheksleineneinbände.. ISSN: 0001-8708. Titel rückseitig gestempelt und Buchrücken mit Bibliotheks-Signatur-Schild.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Trageser]
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        Erinnerungen aus dunkler Vergangenheit

      Christlicher Hilfsbund, Maisenbach 1961 - Oblong 12mo. Unpaginated. [100]pp. Original spiral bound wrappers with blue lettering on cover. Collection of 93 reproductions of original drawings by the author accompanied by brief descriptive texts, both printed separately on glossy stock and pasted down. The gruesome illustrations capture the author's horrific day to day life as a Jew in occupied Poland, soon followed by her internment in Auschwitz, then Ravensbruck. Published by Christlicher Hilfsbund in Baden-Württemberg this work is an appeal to the German people to better understand the horrendous harm and suffering of the Jewish people during the Third Reich. Foreword by preacher Friedrich Nothacker and one page of biographical text by Elly Schieber, mostly relating to events and developments during the Third Reich. Text in German. Inked number on front cover and spine. Binding rubbed with small ink smudge on front cover and minor soiling on back cover. Light foxing on first few pages and pencil marks on four pages. Binding in overall good, interior in good+ to very good condition. No copies on OCLC. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Catch - 22

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1961. First edition of the author's first book. Octavo, original blue cloth. Signed by Joseph Heller on the title page. Fine in a bright near fine dust jacket with a light rubbing to the extremities. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A very bright example. Catch-22, Joseph Heller's first and best-known novel, depicts a military world turned upside down. In Heller's World War II, a supplies manager has more power than a general, and anyone seeking a discharge on the grounds of insanity is declared sane enough to keep on fighting. When the novel appeared in 1961, World War II veterans appreciated its satire of the military bureaucracy and chaos of war. By the mid-1960's, it had become a cult classic among counterculture activists for its biting indictments of war. Many consider the novel to be the definitive statement of the modern antiwar position. The phrase 'Catch-22', symbolizing the absurdity of all institutional logic, has become a permanent part of our language" (NYPL Books of the Century 177).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Revolutionary Road

      Little, Brown and Company 1961 - First Edition, First Printing. In Very Good condition, in a Very Good dust jacket with price of $4.75 intact. Light bumping to corners and spine ends. Front free end paper excised. The dust jacket shows light rubbing and light edge wear, with 1-inch tear at the top of the spine. A lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Libera tu grito, España"]. Pintura a la témpera, firmada y datada, Buenos Aires, 1961.

      - Gran pintura a la témpera, a tres colores, de 630 x 480 mm, firmada abajo a la derecha, que representa una figura humana llorando detrás de unos barrotes, rodeada por un texto manuscrito que convoca a "liberar el grito de España" sometida a la dictadura del "traidor" Francisco Franco. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Victor Aizenman (SLAM / ILAB)]
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