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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]

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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]

      [Bookseller: Greensprings Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Xochi's Bookstore & Gallery]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Thierstein]
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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).

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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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        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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        Toros Y Toreros.

      Editions Cercle d'Arte France, 1961. 32 pages of text which are illustrated with black and white vignettes plus 132 pages of Picasso's work in B/H and colour. pp. This is no 76 of 125 numbered ex. With a fine decorated cartboard folder with 16 original colour lithograpgs by Picasso and one origial lithograpg signed by Picasso with pencil, text Spanish/french. in mint condition and in a excellent original cloth bookcase, folio, 29x40 cm. bookcase with minor signs of use. First Edition.. 15052502

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        Historical Introduction to the Study of Roman Law

      Cambridge University Press, 1961, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, 2nd Editionjacket is shelf rubbed, marked and edge worn. tanning and foxing. ownership inscriptions. well bound. good copy.[S.K] Quantity Available: 1. Category: Law; Inventory No: obxk.

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        Dust Bowl Books - Second Catalog [Larry McMurtry]

      Dust Bowl Books, Houston, TX 1961 - Dust Bowl Books was the used and rare bookselling business Pulitzer and Oscar award winning author Larry McMurtry operated out of his apartment in Houston, Texas, while teaching at Rice University. McMurtry has been a used & rare book dealer for as long as he has been a published writer. This sheet, titled "Modern Firsts" lists multiple edition collections of four authors: Willa Cather, Jack London, Eskine Caldwell, and Vardis Fisher. Correspondence with this bookseller (copy included with purchase) indicates that McMurtry believes that this was the second list he issued in his first year as a bookseller. Rare in any respect, this copy of the list was sent to the Brick Row Bookshop in Austin, Texas, at that time operated by the late Franklin Gilliam. McMurtry chronicles his first list in his memoir, "Books: A Memoir" (pp. 89-90). 1 sheet. 4to. Standard 8-1/2 x 11" mimeographed sheet of paper that was folded in half and stapled together for mailing. Postmarked October 1, 1961. Light soiling along edges, clean overall. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Artisan Books & Bindery, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Recherches sur la 1re [premiere; 1ere; Ire] dynastie et les temps prepharaoniques, I-II. (Bibliotheque d'etude, Tome XXXVIII). [TWO VOLUMES].

      Le Caire, Institut Francais d'Archeologie Orientale, 1961.. Two volumes. Crown quarto. Pp. (2), 361; 359. With text figures. Hardcover, uniformly bound in handsome navy blue cloth, gilt lettering to spines, red ribbon markers. In fine condition. Attractive set. ~ First edition. Institut Francais d'Archeologie Orientale, Bibliotheque d'etude, Tome XXXVIII. Raymod Weill (1874-1950)..

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        The hero with a thousand faces

      Pantheon Books for the Bollingen Foundation, New York 1961 - Third printing, 8vo, pp. xxiii, [1], 416; plates and illustrations throughout; fine in publisher's cloth; dust jacket lightly edgeworn and rubbed at rear panel; very good. With a gift inscription on the front free endpaper, beneath which is the author's inscription, "With all my good wishes / Joseph Campbell / 10-13-79."Included is a small group of items relating to Joseph Campbell; two ticket stubs for Campbell's lectures at the Oasis Center for Human Potential in Chicago from 1977 and 1980; a flyer advertising Campbell's lectures at the Oasis Center; a one-page A.L.s. from Campbell responding to a suggestion for a new book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Thunderball.

      Jonathan Cape 1961 - FIRST EDITION, pp. 254, foolscap 8vo, original black board with image of a skeletal hand blind-stamped to upper board, backstrip lettered in gilt, gentle bumping to bottom corners, top edge a trifle dusty, dustjacket with very short closed tear at head of lower joint-fold, very good.

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        Fingal's Cave (Illustrated by Rigby Graham)

      The First UK printing published by Pandora Press in 1961.Limited to 150 copies,this is number 52.The BOOK is in near FINE condition.A minor production bump to the upper rear board corner otherwise a lovely clean and tight copy. Profusely illustrated with coloured drawings by Rigby Graham throughout.A scarce title.No dust jacket as issued.

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        Thunderball.

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1961. - First Issue, Binding A, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Octavo, pp.254. A very good to near fine copy, in original pictorial dustwrapper. With characteristic ballpoint inscription to flyleaf; To/ Peter Werner/ from/ the Author. Recipient is likely the same Werner who became the prolific American film director- he would have been a teenager at the time of the inscription. This is one of a few titles from the Werner collection that were inscribed by Fleming. '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). 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). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, ABA, ILAB]
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        The Hard Life

      London: MacGibbon & Kee,, 1961. An Exegesis of Squalor. Octavo. Original black and red boards, titles to spine gilt. With the pictorial dust jacket. Light spotting to edges of text block, endpapers a touch tanned. An excellent copy in a slightly rubbed and soiled jacket with mildly toned spine panel and a minor chip to front flap. First edition, first impression of the author's satirical Bildungsroman. "It's not that I half knew my mother. I knew half of her: the lower half...

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Thunderball Signed Sean Connery

      UK: Jonathan Cape, 1961. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Thunderball by Ian Fleming Signed Sean Connery Autograph First Edition Jonathan Cape 1961. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Covers near fine in a near fine price clipped dust jacket. Completely unfaded and without toning, with only light marks to front and back flaps (see image). SIGNED BY SEAN CONNERY to loosely inserted photograph taken during filming of 'Thunderball'.

      [Bookseller: Brought to Book Ltd]
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        Framed Typed Letter Signed to Leon Uris

      New York, 1961. unbound. 1 page on personal stationery, 7.5 x 5 inches, no place, December 26, 1961 -- a brief but heartfelt thank-you note to the renowned novelist, in full: "Dear Leon Uris: I can't tell you how pleased I was to receive your note. It was most thoughtful of you to take the time to let me have your reaction to JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG and I thank you from the bottom of my heart. With all good wishes for the Holiday Season." One horizontal fold, but still in near fine condition. Matted in gray below a 4.5 x 6-inch photo of Kramer. Set in a black frame measuring 16.5 x 10 inches. American film director and producer.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        THE OUTSIDER - NOS.1-5, ONE COPY SIGNED BY BUKOWSKI

      New Orleans & Tuscon: Loujon Press, 1961-69. Four octavo issues; Nos.1-3 in photo-illustrated wrappers; Nos.4/5 bound into one volume; photo-illustrated paper-covered boards; translucent, hand-made paper dustjacket, with titling and decorations letterpress printed in red on front panel; sealed-by-hand still life of flora picked from a mile inside Geronimo's grave intact and laid in; 101; 112; 138; 200pp; illus. Issue No.2 signed and dated by Bukowski at his contribution on p.7 (7-4-67). Wrappered issues with light overall wear and tanning to text edges; light vertical crease to front wrapper of No.1; faint stain to front wrapper of No.2, with light wear to upper edge of blue tissue wrapper; faint sticker shadow over printed price on front wrapper of No.3; Very Good+. No.4/5 with a touch of offset to rear pastedown, else notably bright and Fine, in a stunning example of the fragile dustwrapper. Complete set of this visually dazzling poetry magazine, an important vehicle for the work of Charles Bukowski, Kenneth Patchen, William S. Burroughs, Michael McClure, Henry Miller, LeRoi Jones and others. "Edited and published in New Orleans by Jon Edgar and Louise "Gypsy Lou" Webb, 'The Outsider' was lavishly (one imagines even maniacally) produced by letterpress with a wide range of interesting and unusual materials. Yet in spite of its formal sophistication, it still manifests the indomitable spirit of the mimeo revolution by virtue of its devotion to such writers as Charles Bukowski and Kenneth Patchen, both of whom were recipients of the "Outsider of the Year" award" (Clay & Phillips, p.50). An attractive set. Dorbin C112-122, 152-153, 189-191, D20-22, E9-10.

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        Thunderball

      London: Jonathan Cape 1961, 1961. FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. 254. Publisher's cloth-effect paper over boards with embossed skeleton hand design to upper cover, gilt titles to spine, in original pictorial dustwrapper designed by Richard Chopping. Book edges toned and faintly spotted, jacket a shade toned and edgeworn; a near fine copy. This is the SCARCE SECOND ISSUE, having been repriced at 16s by the publisher and sold during 1963-4. The bibliography confirms that just one tenth of first impressions were available at this price. Gilbert A9a (1.3)

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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