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        The Philatelic and Postal History of Hong Kong and the Treaty Ports of China and Japan.:

      Number 474 of 500 copies only., London 1961 - Weight: 2150 gr A very good copy, light foxing to fore-edge First edition 4to, pp.xvi, 400, 93 plates.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        Thunderball

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1961. Hardcover. F/NF. 1st edition, 1st printing. Basis for the 1695 film starring Sean Connery, Claudine Auger and Adolfo Celi. Book has bumped corners. Jacket has minor chipping and rubbing at spine and flap fold ends. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE.

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King (3 Volumes)

      George Allen & Unwin 1961 - First Edition; 11th, 9th and 8th printings. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jackets, un-clipped and with corresponding statements of impression; maps at rear intact. In Very Good publisher's slip case, lightly rubbed and lightly soiled. Return of the King shows darkening to cloth at front gutter. Dust jackets show light edge wear and toning to spine panels, else fine. Books and jackets are surprisingly fresh and well preserved. A very striking and early set of Tolkien's classic saga, rarely seen in such nice condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Szenenbilder zum Bühnenweihfestspiel Parsifal von Richard Wagner".

      - Folge von 12 Aquarellen über Bleistiftzeichnungen, alle signiert "Carl SCHEGULA" und datiert zwischen 5. 4. und 10. 7. 1961 (teilweise mit Ortsangabe "Wien"), je ca. 23 x 33 cm, in mehrfärbig kalligraphiertem und illustriertem Kartonumschlag; beiliegend 3 Seiten Typoskript mit Wagners szenischen Anweisungen. Die sorgfältig ausgeführten Aquarelle des in Wien tätigen Entwerfers und Illustrators zeigen den Weg zur Gralsburg (3 Blätter), ihr Inneres (5 Blätter, davon eines mit Klingsor und Kundry), den Zaubergarten (3 Blätter) sowie die Frühlingsgegend mit der Einsiedlerhütte. - Umschlag mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wiener Antiquariat Ingo Nebehay GmbH]
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        Concerning Ulysses and the Bodley Head.

      Barnet: The Stellar Press, 1961 - Octavo, pp. 20. Original pink wrappers, titles to front cover black. Some faint marks to wrappers, otherwise an excellent, bright copy. 6 tipped-in auto-lithographs illustrating scenes from Ulysses by Charles Mozley. First edition, signed limited issue. Number 5 of 165 copies signed by Mozley. Printed to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the first publication of Ulysses by the Bodley Head, each lithograph is accompanied by a quotation from Ulysses. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Heurarium. 1947 1961

      Edizioni Ex, Roma 1961 - Edition originale de ce recueil de poésie concrète. Textes en français et en italien. Couverture marquée avec petits manques; une page froissée. >Rare [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie-Galerie Emmanuel Hutin]
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        Juste présent. Eaux-fortes de Sonia Delaunay.

      La Rose des Vents,, (Paris), 1961 - (Paris), La Rose des Vents, (1961) Gr.-4°. 41 S., (5) Bl. Mit 8 kolorierten Radierungen. Kart. Mappe mit farbigem Dekor. In Pappschuber mit dem gleichen Motiv. Monod 10802. - Nr. 8 von 40 Exemplaren mit einem eigenhändigen Manuscript "Epigramme" (1 Seite, 19 Zeilen, Signatur) von Tristan Tzara, jedoch ohne die Original-Gouache von Sonia Delaunay und ohne die Suite der Radierungen. Auf "Japon nacré", vom Dichter und der Künstlerin in Bleistift signiert. Gesamtauflage 140 Exemplare. Erstausgabe des Textes. Gedruckt bei Fequet et Baudier, die Radierungen bei Lacourière et Frélaut. - Dritter Druck der Reihe "la rose des vents". Enthält die folgenden Gedichte: I des profondeurs, II des profondeurs, III des profondeurs, épigramme, longue absence, la voix, fin d'un été, saison, aujourd'hui, à une morte, juste présent. Der beiligende eigenhändige Text von Tzara ist das Gedicht "Epigramme". - Mappe und Schuber etwas gebräunt. Kart. Mappe mit farbigem Dekor. In Pappschuber mit dem gleichen Motiv. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz AG]
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        Thunderball

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1961., 1961. FIRST EDITION, First Issue, Binding A. Octavo, pp.254. Publisher's cloth-effect paper over boards with embossed skeleton hand design to upper board, gilt titles to spine. In original dust-wrapper illustrated by Richard Chopping. Internally clean, some dustiness to text block, jacket with one short tear at joint, mildly toned to spine. No inscriptions or price-clipping. A very good copy 'Thunderball' is one of the most pivotal works of the series. It was in 'Thunderball' that Fleming first introduces the world to the ultimate Bond villian- Ernest Stavro Blofeld. Though Bond and Blofeld never actually meet here, it is in this book that Bond first battles the schemes of SPECTRE, Blofeld's criminal organisation. Is the first part of the so-called 'Blofeld' trilogy, and was followed by 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service' (1963) and 'You Only Live Twice' (1964). An omnibus edition was published in 2010. The title was filmed in 1965, starring Sean Connery as 007, Claudine Auger as Domino and Adolfo Celi as Emilio Largo- SPECTRE's No.2. The later film 'Never Say Never Again', with Connery again as 007, was loosely based on this story. Gilbert A9a (1.1).

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Rainbow. Farbige Lithographie in Blau und Rot. 1961. Unten rechts in Bleistift voll signiert: „Kimber Smith", links nummeriert: 71/75.

      - Blattgross auf BFK Rives Velin 65,8 : 50,4 cm. Herausgegeben 1961 von der Galerie Kornfeld in Bern.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        Poemas escritos na Índia em 1953

      Rio de Janeiro : Livraria São José, [1961] - ~ Primeira edição ~ Brochura original ~ 107p+1f ~ 20x14x1cm. ~ Excelente estado, capa de brochura forrada com plástico transparente. Selo de livreiro na primeira guarda ~ LANGUAGE: Português [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lirolay]
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        Franny and Zooey

      

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Stranger in a Strange Land

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1961. First Edition in First Issue dust jacket, price of $4.50 front flap, 0761 code bottom front flap, Starship Troopers reviews rear panel, c22 code bottom page 408, no additional printings listed. A quite serviceable copy of this classic of the genre. Book is Very Good Minus, spine lean, with binding a bit bowed at head of spine, boards rubbed at tips, light soiling, front endpage corner clipped, prior owner name front paste down. Contents are clean and unmarked, binding tight. In a Very Good dust jacket, front flap bottom corner crease, small chips and moderate rubbing at the tips. Winner of the 1962 Hugo Award for best novel.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good Minus/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books]
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        Nordisk Tidskrift for Informations-Behandling / Numerical Mathematics. BIT.

      Amsterdam u. Doordrecht, Swets & Zeitlinger (später Springer), 1961-1998. - ISSN: 0006-3835. Titel rückseitig gestempelt und Buchrücken mit Bibliotheks-Signatur-Schild. Bände 1-5 Reprint, 1968. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 45000

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Trageser]
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        Oeuvres illustrées de lithographies originales de Walter SPITZER.

      Imprimerie nationale/ Lidis, Paris 1961 - 7 vol.in-4 en ff., couvertures rempliées imprimées, chemises et étuis. La Condition Humaine,Le temps du Mépris,La Tentation de l'Occident,L'Espoir,La Voie Royale,Les Conquérants,Les Noyers de l'Altenburg. Exemplaire numéroté.Walter Spitzer, né en Pologne, s'est établi à Paris après la guerre. A côté de son travail pictural propre, il a illustré les œuvres complètes romanesques d'André Malraux, de Jean-Paul Sartre, d'Henry de Montherlant, de Joseph Kessel, de Nikos Kazantzákis. Il est l'auteur du monument élevé quai de Grenelle, près de l'emplacement du Vel' d'Hiv' où, les 16 et 17 juillet 1942, ont été parqués 12 884 juifs.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Jeanne Laffitte]
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        Senza titolo

      Roma: Romero, , 1961. Acquaforte acquatinta. Cm 29x42 (Foglio 50x71). . . Tiratura 35. Giuseppe Ungaretti ha scritto di lei: ''Partita da una sorta di brutale espressionismo, sebbene sempre, nei suoi sviluppi, travolta da un rigore di fervida consapevolezza, Beverly è giunta alle mirabili sintesi della realtà idealizzata che costituiscono le sue mire d'oggi, le mire di un artista che sta percorrendo la via più ardua, con felicità'' (Aprile, 1968).

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Jazz Life. Auf den Spuren des Jazz.

      Offenburg: Burda Druck und Verlag, 1961 - Quarto. Original black cloth, gilt lettered spine and front cover, coloured stylised "map" endpapers entitled "US of Jazz". Spine sunned, a few marks to back cover, peripheral paper toning throughout; with the pocket for vinyl records at the end (the discs not present in this copy but they are rarely encountered). Monochrome illustrations throughout (a few in colour). First edition, first printing, only reissued in English in a revised edition in 2005. Presentation copy from photographer William Claxton to the actor and acknowledged jazz fan Robert Mitchum, inscribed on the half-title: "For Bob Mitchum, a Swinger! William Claxton Feb. 1962" and with the library stamps stating "From the Estate of Robert Mitchum, Santa Barbara, California". A fascinating record in words and pictures of a coast-to-coast tour undertaken by the influential German broadcaster Joachim Berendt and leading jazz photographer William Claxton. Berendt's radio show "Jazztime Baden-Baden" pioneered the popularisation of jazz in post-war Germany. Claxton is the man behind the lens behind some iconic jazz images. Mitchum himself almost invented Hollywood "cool" in some of the most memorable screen performances from the 40s through to the 60s. What is not widely known is that he also had a career in music, releasing two vocal albums: Calypso - is like so. (Capitol 1957) and That Man Robert Mitchum. Sings (Monument 1967), the latter including "Little Old Wine Drinker Me" that peaked at number 9 in the country charts and was also covered by fellow Consul of Cool, Dean Martin. All in all, a rather cool association copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        L'anglais au paradis

      Edition originale de la traduction française, un des 15 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers.Plats très légèrement insolés en têtes, sinon agréable exemplaire. Denoël Paris 1961 14,5x21cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Stranger in a Strange Land

      G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1961 - First Edition in First Issue dust jacket, price of $4.50 front flap, 0761 code bottom front flap, Starship Troopers reviews rear panel, c22 code bottom page 408, no additional printings listed. A quite serviceable copy of this classic of the genre. Book is Very Good Minus, spine lean, with binding a bit bowed at head of spine, boards rubbed at tips, light soiling, front endpage corner clipped, prior owner name front paste down. Contents are clean and unmarked, binding tight. In a Very Good dust jacket, front flap bottom corner crease, small chips and moderate rubbing at the tips. Winner of the 1962 Hugo Award for best novel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books]
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        Catch-22

      Simon and Schuster, New York 1961 - First Edition, First Printing. An attractive First Issue dustjacket with the publisher's $5.95 printed price present and a picture of the author on the back panel. This original dustjacket has light chipping to the spine NOT effecting any lettering and some wear to the back panel. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight with light wear to the boards. The pages are clean with minor wear to the edges. There is NO marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with words "FIRST PRINTING" printed on the copyright page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        CAPRICHOS, LOS (EDICIÓN FACSÍMIL CON LAMINAS ESTAMPADAS SOBRE PAPEL DE HILO VERJURADO CON FILIGRANAS GUARRO Y UN ÍNDICE DESCRIPTIVO EN INGLES Y FRANCÉS, EDICION DE 295 EJEMPLARES NUMERADOS DEL 1 AL 295, ESTE CON EL 291)

      - 1ª EDICION EN ESTA EDITORIAL PARA CELEBRAR EL IV CENTENARIO DE SU CAPITALIDAD INAUGURA UNA EXPOSICIÓN DEDICADA A FRANCISCO DE GOYA Y LUCIENTES; AÑO 1961 (SEPTIEMBRE); MADRID, R. DÍAZ-CASARIEGO, EDICION/IMP. ALTAMIRA; CARTONE EDITORIAL CON DORADOS Y RELIEVE; FOLIO MENOR, (33 X 23,5); 160 P. + 84 ESTAMPAS EN LAS QUE SE FUSTIGAN ERRORES Y VICIOS HUMANOS; EJEMPLAR ILUSTRADO, CON EL LOMO UN POCO ROZADO EN LOS EXTREMOS, ESQUINAS DE LAS TAPAS UN POCO ROZADAS, CANTO SUPERIOR UN POCO SUCIO, GUARDA TAPA DELANTERA Y TRES PRIMERAS PAGINAS ANTES DE LA PORTADA CON ARRUGAS, GUARDA DE LA TAPA TRASERA CON PEQUEÑA ROTURA EN EL BORDE INFERIOR, LIBRO E INTERIOR EN BUEN ESTADO.

      [Bookseller: Bernardo Ayuso Fuentetaja]
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        Phantom Tollbooth.

      

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Guidebook for the Planning of Integrated Atomic Defense Shelters in Selected Military Building Types; Planning Atomic Shelters: A Guidebook for Architects and Engineers; and Select offprints and papers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1957-59 on designs of structures to resist atomic weapons (Four volumes)

      University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1961. Paperback. Very Good. Signed by Albright! Four volumes, 1957-1961, paperbacks with comb bindings (off-prints and papers are not bound), oblong octavos, staggared pagination, illustrated in b&w. Books VG with mild toning and foxing to covers and page edges, texts unmarked. With protective mylar wraps. The first book is signed by Albright on the cover and comes from his collection, as do the rest of these items. Albright was a pioneer in portable atomic shelters. OCLC records only three copies in libraries of the first title.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Catch-22

      Simon and Schuster, 1961 A near fine first edition (First Printing stated on the copyright page) in a very good dust jacket, signed by Joseph Heller on a tipped-in page. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Der Psalter in 29 Originalholzschnitten. [Nummerierte Vorzugsausgabe. Signierte Original-Holzschnitte].

      Käthe Vogt Verlag,, Berlin, 1961 - Berlin, Käthe Vogt Verlag, 1961. Folio. 42 cm. Original-Halbleinenmappe mit 31 losen Blättern (Titelblatt, Folge der Blätter, 29 Holzschnitte). Nummer 40 von 50 nummerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe mit 29 nummerierten und signierten Original-Holzschnitten von Hans Orlowski. Maße Blätter: 40,5 x 33,0 cm. Die Drucke vom Holzstock auf Japanpapier besorgte die Druckerei Otto v. Holten, Berlin. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Number 40 of 50 copies of the limited edition with 29 original woodcuts, numbered and signed by Hans Orlowski. Measure sheets: 40,5 x 33,0 cm. Fine condition. Original-Halbleinenmappe mit 31 losen Blättern (Titelblatt, Folge der Blätter, 29 Holzschnitte). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        Comment c'est

      Les éditions de minuit 1961 - - Les éditions de minuit, Paris 1961, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale sur papier courant. Précieux envoi autographe daté de Janvier 1961 et signé de Samuel Beckett à son ami le peintre Geer (Van Velde) et à sa femme Lise. Dos légèrement insolé. « Que dire de ces plans qui glissent, ces contours qui vibrent, ces corps comme taillés dans la brume, ces équilibres qu'un rien doit rompre, qui se rompent, et se reforment à mesure qu'on regarde ? Comment parler de ces couleurs qui respirent, qui halètent ? de cette stase grouillante ? de ce monde sans poids, sans force, sans ombre ? Ici tout bouge, nage, fuit, revient, se défait, se refait. Tout cesse, sans cesse. On dirait l'insurrection des molécules, l'intérieur d'une pierre un millième de seconde avant qu'elle ne se désagrège. C'est ça la littérature. » (La peinture des van Velde ou Le Monde et le pantalon, in Cahiers d'Art n°11-12, Paris 1945) Beckett ne parle pas ici, malgré les apparences, de son œuvre littéraire mais de la peinture de Geer van Velde, ajoutant quelques lignes plus loin : « [Bram] van Velde peint l'étendue. G[eer] van Velde peint la succession. ». Cet éloge de la peinture des frères van Velde, publié à l'occasion de la double exposition des van Velde, Geer chez Maeght et Bram à la galerie Mai, est le premier texte d'importance sur ces peintres alors à peu près inconnus du public : « On ne fait que commencer à déconner sur les frères van Velde. J'ouvre la série. C'est un honneur. » Il est aussi le premier texte critique écrit directement en français par un jeune écrivain irlandais qui n'a encore jamais publié en France. Ainsi, le premier et plus important écrit sur l'art de Beckett, composé à l'aube de sa carrière littéraire, instaure, dès l'origine, une relation fondamentale entre son œuvre en gestation et la peinture de ses amis : « Aussi a-t-on souvent lu ce texte en creux, ou en miroir, comme une des rares désignations de la poétique (à venir) de Beckett par lui-même, une sorte de programme anamorphique d'écriture » (Un pantalon cousu de fil blanc : Beckett et l'épreuve critique par Pierre Vilar) Véritable déclaration d'intention du dramaturge, ce texte fondamental - dont Beckett confesse dès l'introduction la valeur introspective : « avec les mots on ne fait que se raconter » - inaugure la période créatrice la plus fructueuse de l'écrivain. En effet, à l'instar d'Apollinaire ou de Cendrars, Beckett puise dans les problématiques artistiques des frères van Velde le ferment de son écriture à venir par « la mise en cause la plus profonde des présupposés narratifs, figuratifs ou poétiques. » (Pascale Casanova in Beckett l'abstracteur). L'influence majeure de la peinture moderne sur la structure - ou déstructuration - narrative à l'œuvre dans le théâtre et les romans de Beckett sera révélée et analysée par de nombreux penseurs, dont Gilles Deleuze, Julia Kristeva ou Maurice Blanchot. C'est justement à partir de la peinture des van Velde, de Geer, puis de Bram, que Beckett formalise cette volonté de traduire la question picturale en dramaturgie. Ainsi refuse-t-il les décors de Nicolas de Staël pour En attendant Godot car : « Il faut que le décor sorte du texte, sans y ajouter. Quant à la commodité visuelle du spectateur, je la mets là où tu penses. Crois-tu vraiment qu'on puisse écouter devant un décor de Bram, ou voir autre chose que lui ? » (Lettre à Georges Duthuit, 1952) . Lorsqu'il rencontre Geer en 1937, « Beckett traverse une crise existentielle majeure, il vient de remodeler son premier roman Murphy, refusé par un grand nombre d'éditeurs, il sombre dans l'alcoolisme, quitte l'Irlande et s'installe définitivement à Paris » (Le pictural dans l'œuvre de Beckett, Lassaad Jamoussi). Il revient d'un long voyage artistique en Allemagne où il s'est imprégné d'œuvres classiques et d'art contemporain - c'est lors de ce voyage qu'il découvre les deux hommes contemplant la Lune de Caspar David Friedrich, à l'origine de En attendant Godot. L'art est alors au cœur [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Moviegoer

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1961. Octavo. Original red cloth-backed blue grey boards, titles to spine gilt, decoration to spine and front board in black, publisher's device to rear board in black, top edge blue. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in a slightly nicked jacket with a few short closed tears. First edition, first printing, of the author's first book.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Thunderball

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1961 [actually issued December 1960]., 1961. Pp.254. UNCORRECTED PROOF copy in publisher's printed green wraps. Bright covers, spine rolled, somewear and tear to lower portion of same a very good copy. The proof features several differences within the preliminaries, plus numerous literals and textual changes. Rare- only 500 copies were issued.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Io non ho mani che mi accarezzino il volto

      , , 1961. Ottimo (Fine). Fotografia originale in bianco e nero timbrata e autenticata al verso, con firma di garanzia di Simone Giacomelli. Pubblicata in Enzo Carli, ''Giacomelli. La forma dentro. Fotografie 1952-1995'', catalogo della mostra di Senigallia, Rocca Roveresca 1995. Cm 40,3x30. . Ottimo (Fine). .

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        The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King (3 Volumes)

      London: George Allen & Unwin, 1961. First Edition, Later Printings. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition; 11th, 9th and 8th printings. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jackets, un-clipped and with corresponding statements of impression; maps at rear intact. In Very Good publisher's slip case, lightly rubbed and lightly soiled. Return of the King shows darkening to cloth at front gutter. Dust jackets show light edge wear and toning to spine panels, else fine. Books and jackets are surprisingly fresh and well preserved. A very striking and early set of Tolkien's classic saga, rarely seen in such nice condition.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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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. Near Fine/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 also 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 one minor closed tear to the top edge of The Fellowship. The spines are lightly tanned without to much fading to the red lettering on the spine. The books are in Fear Fine condition with no offsetting or foxing to the textblock. No previous owners name to any of the books, does have the date 'March 6, 1962, or April 26, 1962' penciled to the front free endpaper of each book, so it appears these three have been together since purchase over 50 years ago. 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. 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. Near Fine / Very Good Plus.

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        Cybernetics: Or Control and Communication... (SIGNED by Norbert Wiener)

      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.

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        Misfits – Nicht gesellschaftsfähig. Original Filmplakat - 1961.

      United Artists., 1961 - Filmplakat. Sehr selten ! Plakat zur Erstaufführung. Guter Zustand, ohne Nadelspuren, gefaltet, 2 Stempel auf Rückseite. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 250

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        Storia Di Brescia. Treccani.5 volumi

      - ?Ivi morcelliana 1961. 5 vol.?? pp. XXIII, 1150, XVI, 1126, XX, 1176, XXVI, 1216, 579. Ricco apparato iconografico in nero e a colori fuori testo. complessive 15 tav. ripiegate piu' volte. Rilegati in tutta pelle marrone con fregi in oro titolo al piatto e al dorso. Il quinto vol. contiene gli indici. Pubblicazione promossa e diretta da Giovanni Treccani Degli Alfieri. Contributi di Gaetano Panazza, Mario Mirabella Roberti, Edoardo Arslan, ecc. Fondamentale e ricercata. 1° volume Dalle origini alle Signorie. 2° volume Il dominio veneto. 3° volume Il dominio veneto. 4° volume Per la libertà e nell'unità. 5° volume Indice nomi argomenti. In perfetto stato. Volumi molto rari. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Xylon. Holzschnittzeitung. (Später: Xylon Zeitschrift). (Nr. 1 - 127).

      Dietlikon / Horgen, Verlag Heinz Engel / Druckerei Carl Brühwiler, 1961 - 2005 2° (34,5 x 49,5 cm), jew. 4 bzw. 8 Bl. (einige Nr. umfangreicher), diverse, tlw. mehrfarbige Orig.-Holzschnitte, Lose Doppelbl. in Umschlag., Frühe Nummern etwas gebräunt, einige wenig beschienen, sonst tadellos. Die internationale Vereinigung der Holzschneiderinnen und Holzschneider Xylon wurde 1953 in Zürich gegründet. um das Wirken der 1944 in Bern entstandenen schweizerischen Vereinigung Xylos auf internationaler Ebene zu erweitern. Gründungsmitglied und erster Präsident war der belgische Holzschneider Frans Masereel (1889 - 1972). Folgende wichtige Künstler haben diese Zeitschrift illustriert: Fritz Buchser. Emil Burki. HAP Grieshaber. Felix Hoffmann. Heinz Keller. Frans Masereel. Clément Moreau. Aldo Patocchi. Robert Wyss. Franz Anatol Wyss. Emil Zbinden u. v. a. Immer wieder wurde auch das Holzschnittschaffen aus anderern Ländern gezeigt. wie z. B. aus Deutschland. Österreich. Holland. Belgien. Schweden. Jugoslawien. Griechenland. Portugal. aber auch Brasilien und Moçambique etc. - «Xylon» dokumentiert daher auch das internationale Kunstschaffen. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Illustr. Bücher - Originalgrafik Zeitschriften Illustr. Bücher - Spektrum, Xylon u.a.

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        First Man in Space and First Woman in Space included in Archive of Three Signed Photographs

      n.p., n.d.. various. "Comprises:(1) Yuri Gagarin. Photograph Signed ""Gagarin"" in Russian in lower blank margin. Color, 4"" x 6.5"" overall, image 4"" x 6"". Slight wear at edges. On April 12, 1961, aboard Vostok 1, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space.(2) Valentina Tereshkova and Valery Bykovsky. Photograph Signed ""V Tereshkova"" and ""Bykovsky"" in Russian. Black and white, 6"" x 4.5"" overall, image 6"" x 4"". Aboard Vostok 5 from June 14-19, 1963, Russian cosmonaut Valery Bykovsky set the record for longest solo flight on a spacecraft. In her June 16-19, 1963, joint flight aboard Vostok 6, Russian cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space. It was the final flight in the Vostok program(3) Pavel Belyayev and Alexei Leonov. Photograph Signed ""Belyayev"" and ""A. Leonov"" in Russian in lower blank margin. Color Posta=card, 5.75"" x 4.25"" overall, image 5.75"" x 3.75"", printed text in Russian on verso. Aboard Voskhod 2 from March 18-19, 1965, Alexei Leonov took the first spacewalk, the first Extra Vehicular Activity outside the spacecraft. This was the final flight in the Voskhod program."

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        Buntpapier.

      Georg D.W. Callwey, Munich 1961 - 29 x 26 cm. 250 pp. With 155 illusts. and 18 samples. Original half cloth and dust jacket. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Galerie Maeght: Peintures, Murales, Miro (Original Poster)

      Paris: Arte Adrien Maeght, 1961. Original lithograph by Joan Miro, one of an unknown number of copies printed. Listed as Figure 295 in "Miro Lithographs II," the second volume of the artist's catalogue raisonné. 19.25 X 26.25 inches, linen backed and rolled. Near Fine Miro Lithographs II 295.

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        Strategie de la Paix

      1961 - KENNEDIE, John F. Stratégie de la Paix (The Strategy of Peace). Paris: Calmann-Lévy, (1961). Octavo, original stiff paper wrappers, uncut and unopened. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $6000.First French edition in wrappers, of this collection of Kennedy’s powerful pre-presidency speeches, inscribed to then Prime Minister of Greece, Constantine Karamanlis, who was visiting the White House the same day the failed Bay of Pigs invasion was launched, "To President Karamanlis with esteem and best wishes, John Kennedy."The Strategy of Peace, a collection of speeches assembled when Kennedy was a senator and leading presidential candidate, showcases his approaches to defense, peace, national security and related domestic issues. With a preface by Kennedy. Text in French. Preceded by the 1960 first edition in English. Translation into French by Jean Bloch-Michel. This inscribed copy is especially significant for, on the day the failed Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba was launched, "President Kennedy was busy throughout much of the morning of April 19 in meetings with the visiting Prime Minister of Greece, Constantine Karamanlis" (Kennedy Library). Perhaps the timing of Prime Minister Karamanlis' visit to the White House explains Kennedy's mistaken inscription in this copy to "President" Karamanlis, for the Greek statesman, then Greek's youngest prime minister, would not become President of Greece until 1980. Because of the error, this copy was not presented to Prime Minister Karamanlis; instead it was given to a Sargeant Ritz who was serving on Air Force at the time.A fine inscribed copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Typed letter signed

      1961 - KENNEDY, John F. Typed letter signed. Washington, D.C.: June 16, 1961. Two pages, 7 by 9-3/4 inches, separate sheets. $5500.Rare June 1961 two-page typed letter on White House letterhead signed by Kennedy, his first “efficiency report” to the Secretary of the Army on the job performance of the President’s Senior Military Aide, General Chester “Ted” Clifton, who met daily with Kennedy in intelligence briefings, would be in the Dallas motorcade at Kennedy’s assassination, and escorted Jacqueline Kennedy as the President’s body was airlifted to Bethesda Naval Hospital.In this letter signed by Kennedy, typed on White House letterhead, the President writes the Secretary of the Navy with high praise for his Senior Military Aide, General Chester “Ted” Clifton, dated the same year General Clifton joined the President’s staff. Kenendy’s letter reads: “June 16, 1961. Dear Mr. Secretary: This letter covers the efficiency report period, January 20, 1961 to May 31, 1961, for Brigadier General C.V. Clifton, assigned as Military Aide to the President. You and the Army can be proud of your representative who demonstrates his integrity, his imaginative resourcefulness, and his innate intellectual courage whenever he is called upon. General Clifton attends to his assigned tasks of representing the United States Armyâ€"and youâ€"in an outstanding manner. His additional duties as Defense Liaison Officer are carried out with the most sensitive appreciation of the needs and viewpoints of the Secretary of Defense and of all the services. He performs all of these duties with courtesy, consideration for others, and most cooperatively with other members of my staff. His mature judgment, basic knowledge and professional talents are contributed on every occasion to achieve the end results that I desire. I realize that General Clifton has been in the rank of Brigadier General for more than four years, and would normally be under consideration for promotion to Major [page two] -2- General. I have previously stated that I do not want this assignment as my Military Aide to interfere in any way with his early promotion which, based on my observation, he merits, and in that higher rank, I would intend to retain him on my staff. Sincerely, [signed] John Kennedy [typescript] The Honorable Elvis J. Stahr, jr. [sic] Secretary of the Army.”General Clifton was “the officer responsible for the President’s daily morning intelligence briefings on world events. He was in the motorcade in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, when Kennedy was assassinated” (New York Times). It was Clifton who called the National Military Command Center and White House Situational Room from Parkland Hospital “to find out if there was any intelligence about a plot to overthrow the government” (Holland, Key to the Warren Report, 54). Clifton was also with Jacqueline Kennedy as the President’s body was airlifted to Bethesda Naval Hospital and “made arrangements with the White House to deal with military and national security affairs immediately after the assassination” (New York Times). Present at Johnson’s swearing-in aboard Air Force One, Clifton continued as Johnson’s Military Aide until retiring in 1965. From the estate of Major General Clifton, who also co-authored, with Cecil Stoughton, Memories: JFK, 1961-1963 (1973) and was a key consultant in the planning of Washington D.C.’s John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.Text and signature fresh and clean, staple holes at upper edges, faint foldlines. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        3 eigenh. Briefe mit U.

      Mittenwald, Salzburg und Wien, 21. September 1958 bis 21. März 1961. - Zusammen 5 SS. 4to und gr.-8vo. Alle Schreiben gelocht. 20. März [19]55, eine Seite gr.-8°. Mit Lochung. Faltspuren. An den Regisseur und Chefdramaturg des Zürcher Schauspielhauses, Kurt Hirschfeld (1902-1964): I. Salzburg, 13. November [o. J.]: „[ ] wieder langt ein Telegramm [ ] von Brecht, daß er mit Ihnen gesprochen hat. Ich hoffe es und bedauere es, daß die Dinge so verfahren werden durch Missverständnisse. Für das Wohl und Wehe unseres Freundes haben Sie vollstes Verständnis. Ich versuche mir schon seit Wochen meine Papiere zu bekommen, die sich aber nirgends auftreiben lassen. Ich muss heute noch mal ins Innenministerium nach Wien fahren, wo sie sicher in einer Schublade liegen. Es ist eine ziemliche Nervenprobe und dem eigentlichen wesentlichen Zweck des Dasein eher abträglich als fördernd. [ ] Ich bat Herr v. Einem mit Ihnen zu sprechen, der Ihnen meine Situation ausführlich berichtete. [ ]" – II. Mittenwald, 21. September 1958: „[ ] daß ich Sie belästige mit Dingen die Sie bestimmt nicht schätzen tut mir leid, jedoch ich habe au meine Anfragen keine Nachricht was mich zwar nicht beunruhigt aber etwas befremdet. [ ] Ich hoffe, daß es Ihnen gut geht, hörte von der 20 Jahrfeier des Schauspielhauses und dessen grossen Erfolg. [ ]" – III. Wien, 21. März 1961: „[ ] die Skizzen sind vorgestern [ ] abgegangen; ich hoffe, daß er etwas damit anfangen kann; jetzt in dem Wirbel nach Hamburg zu fahren halte ich für sehr unpraktisch. Meinet und seinetwegen. Ich will mich eher in Ihrer Nähe niederlassen [ ] wo ich einmal sowieso nach Zürich muss um Lenja Weill zu treffen, die von London dorthin kommt.

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        El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (No One Writes to the Colonel).

      Medellin, Columbia: Aguirre Editor, 1961. First edition of the author's second book, later translated into English as No One Writes to the Colonel. Octavo, original wrappers. Inscribed and dated in 1963 by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. In near fine condition with a trace of wear. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional example of this rarity. El coronel no tiene quien le escriba is considered by some to be within the realm of magic realism. ''A rare combination of grace and vibrancy. Every scene, every gesture, signs life and denies death...He is an absolute master" (New York Times). Basis for a 1999 film starring Salma Hayek.

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        The Sirens of Titan

      Houghton Mifflin, New York 1961 - First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Printing" printed on the copyright page. This ORIGINAL First Issue dustjacket has minor wear to the edges. The book is bound in the ORIGNAL publisher's dark blue cloth with white lettering. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        INVADERS FROM THE INFINITE.

      Reading, Penna: Fantasy Press, [1961] - Octavo, boards. First edition. Limited to 112 copies signed by Campbell. This issue, prepared for Fantasy Press subscribers, has the standard Fantasy Press limitation notice ". limited to 3000 copies of which 300 are numbered and autographed," which here is erroneous. These copies were not numbered by the publisher, but this copy has been mis-numbered 209. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-12. Spine panel very lightly foxed, mild foxing to the paste-downs, else a fine copy. The book was published without a dust jacket, but publisher Lloyd Eshbach made one for the book in 1990 and one has been added to this copy. (#135218) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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