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      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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      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)

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        Thunderball Signed Sean Connery

      Jonathan Cape, UK 1961 - 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'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Jonathan Cape 1961 - A fine first edition in a fine dust jacket. Prior owner's bookstamp from exotic Singapore on bottom corner of front free endpaper. Original price of 15s. net present on front flap and First Published 1961 stated on the copyright page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Thunderball (Original candid press photograph from the 1961 film)

      Eon Productions, London and New York 1961 - Vintage black-and-white double weight borderless French press photograph from the the 1961 film. A candid, humorous photograph in which Bond girl Martine Beswick fends off bad guys in scuba gear.In the second image Connery and Auger are shot through the metal latticework of the bed to which they have retired, naked but both alerted to an oncoming danger. 15.5 x 11.75 inches. Both prints Very Good or better with a bit of curl at the corners and some pinholes at the corners.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        The Moviegoer

      Very Good Alfred A. Knopf. J Book Condition: Hardcover Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. The Moviegoer FIRST EDITION Walker Percy 1ST PRINTING 1961 Rare Book Classic

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        I AM ANTHONY

      1961 - STOKES, Peg. I AM ANTHONY. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall Inc., [1961]. 8vo., blue cloth in dust jacket. First Edition. A very scarce novel about an angel who is granted a leave of absence from Heaven to help the Newcome family in Indiana. Signed presentation from Stokes on the front endpaper: "With sincere best wishes for your happiness, Your friend Peg Stokes." Very Good (small name plate of Dorothy L. Murray in upper corner of the front pastedown); light soil & bit of tanning d/j. Very scarce, especially when signed by the author! $750.00. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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        Call for the Dead

      Gollancz 1961 - First edition first impression from 1962 in VG condition, binding is firm, there is toning to half title page and some foxing to pre text pages, the text is not correctly centred on some pages in one section of the book (pages 33-64) obviously a binding error, all text is visible please see pics, for an example. there is some minor marking to front boards. The jacket has benefited from some restoration, it is not price clipped, there is some minor wear, please see pics, now in removable protective sleeve, paypal accepted, any questions please get in touch. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Setanta Books PBFA]
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        Derriere le Miroir No 127 Mai 1961: Giacometti

      Paris: Maeght Editeur, 1961. Paperback. Very good/very good. Giacometti. 14 original lithographs including wraps, B&W Illustrations. Very good condition, has small crease at spine that effects the first page (text only), minor scuffing to jacket, mostly at spine area

      [Bookseller: david morrison books]
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        Eenheid in huwelijk" (Wedding invitation with Maria, Anton Heyboer's first bride).

      Two etchings and orange watercolour, each ca. 65 x 99,5 cms. Signed "Anton Heyboer" 4 times and "eigen druk" twice, finger-printed in orange. Titled in the lower left. Executed in the early sixties, probably 1961 - Two etchings and orange watercolour, each ca. 65 x 99,5 cms. Signed "Anton Heyboer" 4 times and "eigen druk" twice, finger-printed in orange. Titled in the lower left. Executed in the early sixties, probably 1961. Luxurously framed. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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      1961. ROBBINS, Harold. THE CARPETBAGGERS. NY: Simon and Schuster, 1961. Thick 8vo., brown faux-leather in dust jacket. First Edition. Signed presentation from Robbins on the front endpaper, to well-known early television talk-show host and Chicago "Sun Times" columnist Irv Kupcinet: "To Kup- With best wishes, Harold Robbins. May, '61." Signed during Robbins appearance on Kupcinet's show. The "Carperbaggers" was Robbins best-selling novel, made into a movie of the same name in 1964, starring George Peppard, Carroll Baker and Alan Ladd (in his last film). First Editions in nice dust jackets are uncommon but, much more so, are nice presentation copies in dust jacket. This is a nice and early association copy! $2,500.00.

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      UK: Jonathan Cape. London, Jonathan Cape, 1961. Hardback first edition and first impression. Very good book with faint tape ghosting and a drip mark to fore edge. The jacket is fine with a clipped price and one tiny nick to lower crease. . Very Good. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1961.

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        Catalogazione illustrata della pittura a olio di Giovanni Fattori

      De Agostini - Novara 1961 1 italiano Legat. edit. rigida con sovrac. illustrata, cm 31x24, pag. 432, con 804 illustraz. su tavole in b.n. (ritratti, figure, soggetti militari, paesaggi, animali, paesaggi animati), elenco delle illustraz. e repertorio bibliogr. - A cura di Giovanni Malesci - Rara e ricercata monografia, a tutt'oggi l'unica con la catalogazione completa dell'opera pittorica di Fattori - Ottimo stato di conservazione.

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      Viking Press.New York. 1961. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. SIGNED BY GREENE on the title page. Very good copy in decorative red paper covered boards with gold and black design. White cloth spine lettered in red. In original red and white dustwrapper with price still intact($3.00). Spine of wrapper is very slightly faded and has a bit of chipping to top but overall a very good bright copy. Signed by Greene in black ink below his name on the title page.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        A Burnt-Out Case

      London: Heinemann,, 1961. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine in silver, publisher's device to rear board in blind. With the dust jacket. Spine slightly rolled, top of front hinge slightly cracked but holding. A very good copy in the bright, slightly rubbed jacket with a few nicks to extremities. First UK edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "For Christopher Morris, in memory of a hill bill near Blackwells. - From Graham Greene." First published in Sweden, translated from Greene's manuscript, as Utbrand (Stockholm: Norstedt, 1960), and in Denmark as Udbrændt (Copenhagen: Steen Hasselbalch, 1960).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Moviegoer

      New York: Knopf, 1961. First. hardcover. fine/very good(-). 8vo, cloth backed boards, d.w. New York: Knopf, (1961). First Edition. Third printing, September, 1961. Presentation copy " For Jean Stafford Leibling and A.J. Leibling, with heart's gratitude..." Percy's first published novel and his best work. Stafford, one of the judges of the National Book Award, was believed to be largely responsible for his winning. Her husband urged her to read this first novel that had appeared with barely a ripple, and which was competing with Catch 22. The dust wrapper is worn at the edges, but is not price-clipped. A wonderful association copy.

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        Revolutionary Road

      Boston: 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.

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        Catch - 22.

      Simon & Schuster, New York 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). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      New York; Simon and Schuster. 1961, 1961. Advanced Reading Copy in wraps and glassine. Near fine, a trifle cocked and with maybe the slightest touch of browning to the glassine. A scarce and fragile survival made all the more interesting by the inclusion of a typed quotation from the book SIGNED by Heller and a typed, signed letter from Heller thanking the recipient for enjoying the novel and elucidating on a couple of the themes. A splendid proof copy of an influential novel. Listed in The Observer: All-Time 100 Best Novels [2003]; also Time Magazine: 100 Best Modern Novels; BBC Big Read (200 Best Novels) [2003]; The Times: NovelList Top 60 Poll [2013]. See also Book Collector No.287 (p32-62) 'The Sixties'.

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        Folie et déraison. Histoire de la folie à l’âge classique. (Madness and Insanity: History of Madness in the Classical Age)

      Librairie Plon, Paris 1961 - FOUCAULT, Michel. Folie et déraison. Histoire de la folie à l’âge classique. (Madness and Insanity: History of Madness in the Classical Age) Librairie Plon, Paris, 1961. Half-title + TP + 1 leaf = dedication + [i] – xi = Preface + 1 leaf + [3] – 673 + [675] – [682] = Advertisements + 1 leaf = Imprime, Thick Octavo. First Edition.Foucault's first major book, written while he was the Director of the Maison de France in Sweden, and submitted as his major thesis for completion of his doctorate. History of Madness begins in the Middle Ages with vivid descriptions of the exclusion and confinement of lepers. Why, Foucault asks, when the leper houses were emptied at the end of the Middle Ages, were they turned into places of confinement for the mad? Why, within the space of several months in 1656, was one out of every hundred people in Paris confined? Shifting brilliantly from Descartes and early Enlightenment thought to the founding of the Hôpital Général in Paris and the work of early psychiatrists Philippe Pinel and Samuel Tuke, Foucault focuses throughout, not only on scientific and medical analyses of madness, but also on the philosophical and cultural values attached to the mad. He also urges us to recognize the creative and liberating forces that madness represents, brilliantly drawing on examples from Goya, Nietzsche, Van Gogh and Artaud. The History of Madness is an inspiring and classic work that challenges us to understand madness, reason and power and the forces that shape them. CONDITION: A very good copy in printed wrappers. Pages age-toned as usual. In protective glassine cover. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. A very good copy in printed wrappers. Pages age-toned as usual. In protective glassine cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Hobbit

      Allen & Unwin London 1961 . One of the definitive fantasy tales of the 20th Century. Tolkiens eternal tale of the ordinary small folk rising up against great evil. Lime green HB with Smaug dragon illustration in original Rivendell and mountains DJ. All illustrations in this volume by the author including famous Middle-Earth Lonely Mountain and Mirkwood map endpapers. Spine slightly browned head and tail, otherwise VG/VG. From 1937 original, this is Twelth Impression (7th of the Second Edition), 315pp.

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        A Los Toros. Deutsche Ausgabe des Buches mit 4 (davon 1 farbige) Original - Lithographien von Pablo Picasso.

      Monte Carlo Sauret 1961 - 153 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und den 4 Lithographien. Original Leinwand 4° quer im Schuber. - Schuber etwas angestoßen, besonders die Ecken. Sonst von sehr guter Erhaltung. 2000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Christel Morner Buch und Kunst]
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        Marc Chagall. Life and work. DELUXE EDITION, with a colored etching with aquatint by Chagall.

      DELUXE EDITION, with a colored etching with aquatint by Chagall. By MEYER, Franz. N.Y., Abrams. 1961 One of the 100 copies of the EDITION DELUXE with the book guarded in the original red cloth box, and a colored etching with aquatint, numbered in pencil, in a separate portfolio. The book is complete of dust jacket and includes over 1250 illustrations and mounted plates in colors, signed in pencil by Chagall in colophon, and numbered in print. The colophon mistakenly describes the print that accompany the deluxe edition as a lithograph instead of the etching with aquatint that Chagall especially made for this edition. The Etching comes in a separate portfolio in red cloth matching the box where the book is guarded, and is numbered in pencil on the left bottom corner. The book presents several stains on the paper, as same the etching that is stained but only on the edges. The red box and red portfolio are slightly worn with scratches but solid attached. In very good condition. Ref: Cramer books#48, Kornfeld#117.

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        The Journals of Captain James Cook on his Voyages of Discovery; Cook the Writer; Cook and the Russians 3 volumes in 4 books plus the portfolio of Charts and Views and matching volume The Life of Captain James Cook by J.C. Beaglehole. As well as two Beaglehole pamphlets.

      London, Hakluyt Society 1961-1974.. Vol. 1, The Voyage Of The Endeavour, 1768-1771; pp. cclxxxvi, 696; colour portrait frontispiece, 25 pages of b/w plates, 6 fold out maps, 2 fold out b/w plates, some b/w illustrations, appendices, index, addenda and corrigenda, addenda to the calendar of documents; Reprint; Vol. 2, The Voyage of The Resolution and Adventure, 1772-1775; pp. clxx, 1028; colour frontispiece, 52 pages of b/w plates, 5 pages of fold out b/w plates, 3 fold out maps, numerous b/w illustrations, appendices, index, addenda and corrigenda, addendum to the calendar of documents; Vol. 3 (In two books). Parts I and II. The Voyage Of The Resolution And Discovery, 1776-1780; pp. ccxxiv, 718; colour portrait frontispiece, (719)-1647; 78 illustrations, 15 sketch maps, appendices, index; together with the portfolio of Charts & Views (395 x 265), pp. vii, with 58 loose sheets as issued; each volume in original blue cloth, gilt decoration to front boards, titles lettered in gilt on spines, dustjackets, Volume 1 and the portfolio were published in 1968/9, Volume 2 , 1961, Volume 3, which is divided into two continuously paginated parts, 1967; Volume 5, The Life of Captain James Cook. pp. xii, 760; colour portrait frontispiece, 43 pages plates, 5 sketch maps, bibliography, index, original blue cloth gilt decoration to front boards, dustjacket, published in1974; spines of dustjackets for volumes 1, 2 and 3 browned, volumes 1 and 2 price clipped, minor marks to bottom edge of pages, dustjacket of charts and views chipped, otherwise a very good set. An essential source for the historian or voyage enthusiast, Beaglehole's monumental work of scholarship stands as one of the greatest achievements in voyage history. Cook the Writer is part of the sixth George Arnold Wood Memorial Lecture series delivered by J. C. Beaglehole in the University of Sydney, 15 April 1970. Cook and the Russians is an addendum to the Hakluyt Society's edition of the Voyage of Resolution and Discovery, 1776-1780.

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        Catch-22 A Novel

      New York: Simon and Schuster,, 1961. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in bright blue morocco, titles to spine blocked in white copied from the original spine, pictorial onlay of a red figure to front board copied from the dust jacket, decorative endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first printing. With a signed presentation inscription to the front blank "To Michelle with good wishes Joseph Heller."

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Soft Machine

      Paris: The Traveller's Companion Series Published by The Olympia Press, 1961. 12mo. Green wrapper (with "New Franc" price of 18NF on the rear wrap), in pictorial dust-jacket by Brion Gysin. Inscribed on the title-page; "William Burroughs For Doctor Andrew Brody in expectation of new perspectives in medecine." Maynard & Miles A5a

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      Parliament. 1961. "p 5. ""Janos believed the old legends: he had seen the face of death - - could he now find the face of his wife's lover?"" Also in Dapper Vol. 14, No. 6 (December 1979) illustrating a fictional work by Jay Short entitled ""The Late Show..""" 24"" x 20"". Ink and gouache on board. Some soiling, stains, adhesive residue, wear to edges and corners.

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      London: Jonathan Cape. 1961., 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).

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        The Death and Life of Great American Cities

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

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        PICASSO: TOREROS with Four Original Lithographs

      New York: George Braziller and Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1961. First printing. Near fine in near fine dust jacket (some sunning to the spine of the book, price-clipped.) Oblong format - includes four original lithographs (one in 27 colors, 3 in black and white) bound in at the front of the book.

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        Norman Granz presents Jazz at the Philharmonic 1961

      1961. Dizzy Gillespie Quintet feat. Leo Wright (as + flute) John Coltrane Quintet feat. Eric Dolphy (as) Elvin Jones (dm). Musikhalle, gr. Saal, [Hamburg], Sonnabend 25. November 1961. Vintage off-set litho. concert poster, A1 format. Size: 59.7 x 84 cm Crisp factory folds, short closed tears to left centre of the horizontal median fold and to the left margin, else very good, bright and unmarked; the poster is stored flat. First printing, artist not credited, but with its masterful balance of image and text it is clearly the work of Kieser and his colleague Hans Michel, who were responsible for the design of all of these German promotions during the late 50s and early 60s. Although the two jazz giants were on an extended tour of Europe and the UK, a tour particularly notable for the presence in Coltrane's quintet of the great altoist and bass clarinettist, Eric Dolphy, this stunning poster was designed exclusively for the concerts presented in Germany and copies are thus very uncommon and highly collectible in this condition.

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        Stranger in a Strange Land

      Putnam's Sons,, New York 1961 - First Edition, First Printing published 1961 with NO indication of later printings on the copyright page. A fabulous copy. This spectacular dustjacket is vibrant in color with a hint of wear to the edges. The book is in excellent shape. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a superb copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with C22 code on page 408 and SIGNED by the author on a laid in cut page. Includes a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        PICASSO: TOREROS with Four Original Lithographs

      New York: George Braziller and Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1961. First printing. Near fine in near fine dust jacket (some sunning to the spine of the book, price-clipped.) Oblong format - includes four original lithographs (one in 27 colors, 3 in black and white) bound in at the front of the book.

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        Imitations *SIGNED*

      Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, New York 1961 - 149pp. xiv. Four copyright dates cited on copyright page; no editions or printings cited. Black cloth with bright gold lettering on spine; 1/8" diminished black across top spine (from sunning) beneath dw, which shows no sunning); newspaper clippings apparently stored between ffep verso and half-title page, leaving offset darkening around perimeters of ffep recto and verso (negligible on verso) and half-title page (darker than ffep recto); similar offsetting, ostensibly by news articles stored between rear flyleaf and last page of text verso, extending, diminishingly across rear cover pastedown: no text impacted by any offsetting; 6 1/2" of 8 1/4" (excluding top and bottom space) of fore-edge is offset, like coresponding perimeters of front and rear flyleafs, with top edge only mildly age-toned and bottom edge completely free of age-toning or darkening due to offsetting. White (aged to cream?) dustwrapper not price-clipped ($4.50) with author name lettering in lime across top third front cover; title lettering in black across middle third front cover, reversed across lower third front cover; 1/2" closed tear at 1" to right of top left corner front cover, with diagonal tear up and right to top edge, forming a triangle of two incomplete tears (clear tape appied on inside of dw at this place, preventing piece from completely tearing away from dw; tiny chips cross top edge spine; nearly undetectable flicks of black (lamination, not "chips" of dw paper, as across top spine), missing across bottom spine; three corners free of wear, rear cover bottom left corner with teeny-to-undetect able knick: describes worse than it is, but there you have it: Now in mylar which forgives sins graciously. No previous owner names. Boldly flatsigned in blue ink by Lowell at top right ffep, beneath and to left of perimeter of page offsetting. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Marx, Karl / Friedrich Engels. Gesamtausgabe in 48 Bänden: 1 Band: 1839 bis 1844, 2 Band:1844 bis1846, 3 Band: 1845 - 1846, 4 Band: Mai 1846 - März 1848, 5 Band: März - November 1848, 6 Band: November 1848 - 19. Mai 1849, 7 Band: August 1849 - Juni 1851, 8 Band: August 1851 - März 1853, 9 Band: März 1853 bis Dezember 1853, 10 Band: Januar 1854 - Januar 1855, 11 Band: Januar 1855 bis April 1856, 12 Band: April 1856 bis Januar 1859, 13 Band: Januar 1859 - Febuar 1860, 14 Band Juli 1857 - November 1860, 15 Band: Januar 1860 bis September 1846, 16 Band: September 1864 bis Juli 1870, 17 Band: Juli 1870 - Februar 1872, 18 Band: März 1872 - Mai 1875, 19 Band: März 1875 - Mai 1883, 20 Band: Anti - Dühring Dialektik der Natur, 21 Band: Mai 1883 - Dezember 1889, 22 Band: Januar 1890 bis August 1895, 23 Band: das Kapital 1, 24 Band: Das Kapital 2, 25 Band: Das Kapital 3, // 26 Band 1und 2und 3 Theorien über den Mehrwert, 27 Band: Briefe Feburuar 1842 - Dezember 1851, 28 Band: Briefe Januar 1852 bis Dezember 1835, 29 Band: Briefe Januar 1856 - Dezember 1859, 30 Band: Briefe Januar 1860 - September 1864, 31 Band: Briefe Oktober 1864 - Dezember 1867, 32 Band: Briefe Januar 1868 bis Mitte Juli 1870, 33 Band: Briefe Juli 1870 bis Dezember 1874, 34 Band: Briefe Januar 1875 bis Dezember 1880, 35 Band: Briefe Januar 1881 bis März 1883, 36 Band: Briefe April 1883 - Dezember 1887, 37 Band: Briefe Januar 1888 bis Dezember 1890, 38 Band: Briefe Januar 1891 bis Dezember 1892, 39 Band: Briefe Januar 1893 bis Juli 1895 Es folgen die Zusatzbände: Ergänzungsband 1 und 2 in 2 Bänden sowie das Marx Engels Verzeichnis in einem Band. Insgesamt 3 Bände. // sowie die Grundrisse in einem Band und Briefe Postkarten Telegramme Band // und als Beigabe: Marx Engels ausgewählte Scbhriften in 2 Bänden. Mit Portraits auf Kunstdrucktafeln, Faksimiles, und viele andere Beilagen. Hrsg. Institut für Marxismus-Leninismus beim Zentralkomitee der SED.

      Berlin, Dietz Verlag, 1961-1964.. 20 x 14 cm. Ca. 600 S. pro Band. ISBN: Keine. Original geprägtes blaues DDR-Leder Kopffarbschnitt. No jacket. Durchweg schöne Exemplare. Optisch sehr dekorativ und gut erhalten. Wirken ungelesen. Die Seiten knacken noch. Mischauflage.. * Zum Inhalt: Bde. 1- 33: Werke in chronologischer Folge. * Bde. 34-37. Briefe. * Bd. 38. Philosophische Hefte. * Bd. 39. Hefte zum Imperialismus. * Bd. 40. Hefte zur Agrarfrage* Bd. 41-42. Ergänzungsbände. * Band 42 - 44 Registerbände. NK Lager 2 Kisten (Wka). jpg.

      [Bookseller: Umbras Kuriositätenkabinett / Einzelunte]
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        The Lord of the Rings, 1st UK Edition with Dustjackets and Custom 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 priceclipped 11th impression dustjacket. The Two Towers is an 8th impression published in 1961, in its correct and priceclipped 8th impression dustjacket. The Return of the King is also an 8th impression published in 1961, in its unclipped and correct 8th impression dustjacket. All three books have their original dustjackets which are in Very Good Plus/Near Fine condition showing some light rubbing with very minor tears or loss to the edges, and only very lightly tanned to the spine. The spine folds are just starting to split on the Fellowship and Return, but are now protected in mylar to stop any further deterioration. The books are in Fear Fine condition with no offsetting or foxing to the textblock. No previous owners name or any writing to any of the books. The gilt to the spines are 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.

      [Bookseller: The Tolkien Bookshelf]
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        The Phantom Tollbooth

      New York: Epstein & Carroll, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Epstein & Carroll, 1961: First Edition, First Printing. In Very Good condition, lacking the dust jacket. Light wear at corners and spine ends, light crease to spine. Corners slightly bumped. Small crease to edge of title page. A lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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