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        Where the Red Fern Grows

      Doubleday & Company, Inc. New York 1961 - First Edition, First Printing. A wonderful copy. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich in color with minor wear to the spine and edges. This First Issue dustjacket with the description of the author on back flap has the publisher's $3.95 price present. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with slight wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Where the Red Fern Grows. The Story of Two dogs and a Boy.

      Garden City: Doubleday and Co., 1961 - Octavo. Original red cloth boards, titles to spine in white and black. With the dust jacket. Bumping to ends of spine, small stain to fore-edge, in the dust jacket with pieces of tape to inside front flap and lower edge of rear flap, mild soiling to rear panel. A very good copy. Early printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "10-29-73 For Russell sincerely Wilson Rawls." Basis for the 1974 and 2003 films of the same title.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Moviegoer

      Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1961. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Edition, no additional printings. Cloth boards. First Issue jacket priced at $3.95 and dated 0561. Rare Book. Book Condition: Very Good+, light shelf wear, light spots. Name and date at the front endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, shelf wear, short tears. Tape repair at the back of the jacket. Wrapped in a new mylar cover.

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        James and the Giant Peach, A Children's Story

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1961. Illustrated by Nancy Ekholm Burkert. Quarto. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt, front cover with design copied from the frontispiece blocked in blind, apple green endpapers. With the printed colour dust jacket. Colour frontispiece, 5 full-page plates, 4 in full colour, the other coloured in one tint;19 illustrations in the text, of which 10 are coloured with one tint. Rubbing to cloth at corners, spine lightly faded, in the dust jacket with spine gently faded, shallow chip to lower end of spine. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing with the 5 line colophon on the last page. Signed on the front free endpaper by the author.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        James and the Giant Peach

      Knopf 1961 - A fine first edition, first issue, in a fine dust jacket, with "Bound by H., Wolff, New York" on the colophon page. Housed in a custom-made slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        For the New Intellectual

      Random House 1961 - A fine first edition in a near fine dust jacket, inscribed by Ayn Rand on the half title to Dorothy Austin "with congratulations for your courage." The recipient of this inscription may be the same Dorothy Austin who was an ordained Episcopal minister who taught at the divinity and medical schools at Harvard, and became a master of Lowell House at Harvard with her same sex partner, a Harvard professor. The reference to "her courage" may refer to her public openness about her sexual orientation long before it was widely accepted by her church and the world at large. Ayn Rand was critical of homosexuality, although she said her views were personal and not a matter of her Objectivist philosophy. First Printing stated on the copyright page. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Catch-22

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1961. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book with bright red topstain in a near fine dust jacket. A lovely copy with an unrestored jacket. Light wear to the extremities and a short, closed tear at the top of the front panel. Stated first printing. Heller's humorous and satirical novel gave us a bombadier named Yossarian as he tries to cope with the madness of fighting in World War II and the Army officers who run it. The novel follows the airmen of the airmen of the 256th Squadron flying over Italy, and their repeated attempts to avoid fatal combatcombat missions. Laid into the book is a first day cover that is signed by Heller. Signed by the author.

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        CATCH-22 (1st printing)

      Simon and Schuster, New York 1961 - Simon and Schuster. New York. 1961. 443 pages. 1st edition, 1st printing. FIRST EDITION stated on the copyright page. No further printings listed. Original 1st issue DJ with $5.95 price intact on the DJ flap. Faded red topstain. Blue cloth shows uneven fading and small loss of cloth at edges. Light soiling to cloth. Tiny line of topstain bleed to edge of FFEP and pastedown. Pages are clean and bright. Pages lay tight. DJ shows open chips and as a result is graded as good only. price intact on flap. Also included is a loosely laid in signed title page of Joseph Heller's biography - Now and Then from Coney Island to Here. Catch-22 is not signed, rather the signed title page from his biography is loosely laid in. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Mädchen. (Kleine Stehende). Bronze versilbert.

      1961.. Höhe mit Sockel: 46cm. - Sockel: 3cm - Tiefe: 10cm - Breite: 15cm. Signiert u. numeriert 2/2.. Dabei: Schreiben von Veronika van Eyck. Archiv Nummer D13/1961. Es existieren total 2 Güsse. Ausgestellt im: Städtischen Museum Braunschweig 1962; Frankfurter Kunstkabinett 1962; Museum Wuppertal 1962. - Dabei: Katalog von Braunschweig (mit Abbildung) sowie diverse Kataloge zu Ausstellungen der Künstlerin in diversen Galerien. - Veronika van Eyck ist eine bekannte deutsch-italienische Künstlerin, Schülerin von Giacomo Manzu und Marino Marini.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        Raditzer [Inscribed Association Copy]

      NY: Viking. 1961. His fourth book, third novel, a tale of an outcast seaman on a World War II troop ship. Inscribed by Matthiessen to his brother-in-law, Kennett Love. Love's ownership signature on front flyleaf and a couple pencilled notes, apparently in his hand, on the rear pastedown. A near fine copy in a very good, spine-sunned dust jacket with a couple closed tears at mid-spine. A nice association copy. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Ariel Poems 1927-1930

      Buenos Aires, Argentina:: Estudio Gráfico, Raúl Veroni,, 1961.. Edition of 30 . 34 x 24.5 cm; 60 pages. In lightweight paper-covered cardboard slipcase. Printed on various papers: four on Whatman, Ten on Fabriano-Perusia, and six on Ingrex-Canson. This is an Ingres copy. Includes four lithographs and eleven woodcuts. Veronie set up the type composition and engraved the illustrations. Text in Spanish and English. A bi-lingual printing of Eliot's Ariel Poems. Translated and commentary notes were written by Basilio Uribe. This is Volume VII in the La Cabellera: Colección de Poesía series. [The illustrator and printer, Raoul Veroni, studied at the Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes in Buenos Aires. An exhibit of his books was held at the Centro Argentino del P.E.N Club Internacional in 1975. ]

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        The New Freedom": Corporate Capitalism

      Published by the author, New York 1961 - 1/91. Large quarto. 201 leaves. Original cardboard binding with red and white illustration laid on front cover. Scarce first edition of Perlman's fiercely anti-Capitalist work, superbly illustrated with numerous in-text b/w woodcuts, and five double-page color printed woodcuts by John Ricklefs. Limited edition of 91 copies, of which this is copy #66. Mimeographed typescript. Some age-wear on binding with closed tear along front joint (with tiny abrasion). Corners slightly bumped, thus slightly affecting pages throughout. Binding in overall good, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        The Courtship of Eddie's Father

      New York: Bernard Geis Associates. (1961). First. First edition. Fine in a very good plus, lightly rubbed dustwrapper with a tear on the rear panel and a very faint stain on the rear flap fold. This copy nicely Inscribed by the author to a fellow author: "To Clair Kahane, I hope you like it. Believe me, if I had known you were going to read it I would have done it better. Mark Toby." Basis for the 1963 Vincente Minnelli film featuring Glenn Ford, Shirley Jones, Stella Stevens, Dina Merrill, and Jerry Van Dyke, with Ron Howard as Eddie. Later a popular television series with Bill Bixby, Brandon Cruz, and, on several occasions, a very young Jody Foster (not to mention a catchy Harry Nilsson theme song). A scarce book, especially signed. .

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        Robert Motherwell Collages

      - Paris: Berggruen, (1961). First edition. 8vo. Soft cover. Catalogue (in French) of the 1961 Paris exhibition, with color and black-and-white halftone plates. On the title page is Motherwell's contemporary inscription to noted photographer Arnold Newman. Slight darkening of wrappers and a small stain at bottom corner of title page--otherwise a lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Darren Winston, Bookseller, SNEAB]
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        Thunderball

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1961. Octavo. Original dark brown boards, spine lettered in gilt, skeletal hand motif on front board blocked in blind. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled, top edge mildly foxed; an excellent copy in the jacket with slightly toned spine, nicks to spine ends and tape repair to verso. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Catch-22

      Simon and Schuster, New York 1961 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Joseph Heller on the title page. A wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with the words "FIRST PRINTING" printed on the copyright page. This First Issue dustjacket is vibrant in color and has the $5.95 printed price present on the front flap. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy SIGNED by the author in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Catch-22 [Advance Copy]

      NY: Simon & Schuster. 1961. The advance reading copy of Heller's first book, a black comedy of World War II and military life whose title has become a part of the language, signifying a contradictory set of instructions or constraints. This book was both the basis for a well-received movie and also one of the novels that helped define the ethos of the 1960s -- funny, irreverent, and critical of established authority and bureaucracy. A bit of handling apparent to wrappers and light creasing to the spine. Overall, a crisp, clean, near fine copy of one of the high spots of 20th century literature. The advance issue is fragile and seldom found in this condition. First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Children is All and Cracks

      (n.p.): (n.p.). 1961/1962. Mimeographed typescripts of two one-act plays, which were collected in his 1962 volume entitled Children is All. Inscribed by Purdy on the title page of Cracks to the poet Quentin Stevenson "with the sincere admiration of James" and additionally signed, James Purdy. Children is All (1961) runs 41 pages; Cracks (1962) runs 16 pages. Each is near fine; stapled in the upper left corner. Purdy was a controversial author whose works explored, among other things, gay themes at a time when this was taboo; his popularity and critical reception suffered as a result, but many of his more celebrated contemporaries considered him a genius and a great writer, among them being Tennessee Williams (who wrote a blurb for the book publication of Children is All); Edward Albee (who produced Purdy's play Malcolm); and Gore Vidal, who called him "an authentic American genius" and wrote in the New York Times article entitled "James Purdy: The Novelist as Outlaw" that "Some writers do not gain wide acceptance because their work is genuinely disturbing. Purdy is one of them." As best we can determine, OCLC lists only two copies of the former typescript and one of the latter in institutional collections. Another collection lists "photocopies" of these two plays, but these productions predate plain paper photocopying. Scarce works by a writer whom Jonathan Franzen called "one of the most undervalued and underread writers in America." First Edition. No Binding.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA ]
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        Thunderball

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1961. Octavo. Original dark brown boards, spine lettered gilt, skeletal hand motif on front board blocked in blind. With the dust jacket. Housed in a custom black quarter morocco solander box. An exceptional copy in the bright, unclipped jacket with faintly toned spine. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Floating Bear, A Newsletter (13 Issues all from the library of poet Jackson Mac Low)

      New York: Floating Bear, 1961. First edition. Paperback. Good. Collection of thirteen issues of this important mimeo revolution poetry newsletter edited by Di Prima and Jones. It showcased important Beat, Black Mountain and New York School writers and artists. This collection includes issue # 8, 11, 15, 19, 20, 21, 23, 29, 32, 35, 36, 37 and 38 (Intrepid No. 20 / Floating Bear 38). Includes cover artwork by Wallace Berman, Jess Collins and Brion Gysin. Nearly all of the issues have Mac Low’s franked address sticker. Condition of these magazines vary, but all are in good to very good condition. Paper soiled in places and creased

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        Children is All and Cracks

      (n.p.): (n.p.). 1961/1962. Mimeographed typescripts of two one-act plays, which were collected in his 1962 volume entitled Children is All. Inscribed by Purdy on the title page of Cracks to the poet Quentin Stevenson "with the sincere admiration of James" and additionally signed, James Purdy. Children is All (1961) runs 41 pages; Cracks (1962) runs 16 pages. Each is near fine; stapled in the upper left corner. Purdy was a controversial author whose works explored, among other things, gay themes at a time when this was taboo; his popularity and critical reception suffered as a result, but many of his more celebrated contemporaries considered him a genius and a great writer, among them being Tennessee Williams (who wrote a blurb for the book publication of Children is All); Edward Albee (who produced Purdy's play Malcolm); and Gore Vidal, who called him "an authentic American genius" and wrote in the New York Times article entitled "James Purdy: The Novelist as Outlaw" that "Some writers do not gain wide acceptance because their work is genuinely disturbing. Purdy is one of them." As best we can determine, OCLC lists only two copies of the former typescript and one of the latter in institutional collections. Another collection lists "photocopies" of these two plays, but these productions predate plain paper photocopying. Scarce works by a writer whom Jonathan Franzen called "one of the most undervalued and underread writers in America." First Edition. No Binding.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Interstellar and Interplanetary Communication by Optical Masers.1961.

      Very rare pre-publication draft of "the classic paper published in <i>Nature</i> that started it all" (coseti.org). The present copy is an offset, stapled affair sent to the editor of <i>Physics Today</i>; it has the annotation 'Mr. Katcher' in a secretarial hand at top, that being David Katcher, the founding editor-in-chief. This is a pre-printed version, and is dated more than a month before the article's publication, and is dated February 27, 1961. "While most SETI [search for extraterrestrial intelligence] sky searches have studied the radio spectrum, some SETI researchers have considered the possibility that alien civilizations might be using powerful lasers for interstellar communications at optical wavelengths. The idea was first suggested by R. N. Schwartz and Charles Hard Townes, one of the inventors of the laser, in a 1961 paper published in the journal Nature titled 'Interstellar and Interplanetary Communication by Optical Masers'." (Wikipedia).<br/><br/> Charles Hard Townes (July 28, 1915 - January 27, 2015) was an American Nobel Prize-winning physicist and educator. Townes was known for his work on the theory and application of the maser, on which he got the fundamental patent, and other work in quantum electronics connected with both maser and laser devices. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1964 with Nikolay Basov and Alexander Prokhorov "for fundamental work in the field of quantum electronics, which has led to the construction of oscillators and amplifiers based on the maser-laser principle"

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        The Sea Fishes of Southern Africa

      Central News Agency Ltd, 1961, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 4th EditionBoards are edgeworn and marked.Repaired.Gift inscription.Excellent binding.Heavy not suitable for airmail.[R.K] Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 43fp.

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        Thunderball

      Jonathan Cape, London 1961 - Handsomely bound in finely textured black cloth with a blindstamped skeletel hand on the front boards and gold lettering on the spine. With slight separation along the front gutter. Very clean and tight throughout. In the striking pictorial dust jacket designed by Richard Chopping featuring a knife stabbing the Queen of Hearts through skeletel fingers. With the original price of "15s. net" at the bottom of the inside front flap; and 3 paragraphs about Thunderball on the front inside flap followed by a biographical blurb about Ian Fleming. Small chips and light wear at the top and bottom edges of the spine ends and at the corners. Great black and white photo of Fleming on the rear panel. Thunderball is the ninth book in Ian Fleming's James Bond series, and the eighth full-length James Bond novel. It was first published in the UK by Jonathan Cape on 27 March 1961, where the initial print run of 50,938 copies quickly sold out. The first novelization of an unfilmed James Bond screenplay, it was born from a collaboration by five people: Ian Fleming, Kevin McClory, Jack Whittingham, Ivar Bryce and Ernest Cuneo, although the controversial shared credit of Fleming, McClory and Whittingham was the result of a courtroom decision.The story centres on the theft of two atomic bombs by the crime syndicate SPECTRE and the subsequent attempted blackmail of the Western powers for their return. James Bond, Secret Service operative 007, travels to the Bahamas to work with his friend Felix Leiter, seconded back into the CIA for the investigation. Thunderball also introduces SPECTRE's leader Ernst Stavro Blofeld, in the first of three appearances in Bond novels, with On Her Majesty's Secret Service and You Only Live Twice being the others. Thunderball has been adapted three times, once in a comic strip format for the Daily Express newspaper and twice for the cinema. The Daily Express strip was cut short on the order of its owner, Lord Beaverbrook, after Ian Fleming signed an agreement with The Sunday Times to publish a short story. On screen, Thunderball was released in 1965 as the fourth film in the Eon Productions series, with Sean Connery as James Bond. The second adaptation, Never Say Never Again, was released as an independent production in 1983 also starring Connery as Bond and was produced by Kevin McClory. (Wikipedia) First Edition with "First Published 1961" on the copyright page [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Visions and Memories : 28 Linoleum Blocks by Henry Evans [PLATES NUMBERED AND SIGNED BY THE ARTIST]

      The Porpoise Bookshop, San Francisco 1961 - 1/26. Elephant folio. Unpaginated. [32]pp. Original decorative wrappers with black lettering on front cover. Striking collection of 28 linoleum blocks, of which 26 are in color. Each print is mounted, numbered, dated and signed by the artist. One of 26 unnumbered copies printed by Henry Evans at the Peregrine Press "Per Mano. Con Amore." Wrappers and interior in overall very good condition. About the artist: Henry Evans (1918&#150;1990) began making botanical prints in 1958, depicting some 1400 subjects in 31 years. In that time, he was accorded more than 250 one-man shows in many countries around the world and, almost every state in the union. Admired by art lovers and naturalists alike, Henry&#146;s work reveals a style intriguingly personal and botanically faithful, unerring in its feeling for rhythm and design. Self-taught as a printer, botanist, and artist, he developed a unique style and technique. He drew directly from living subjects, and all subjects were portrayed life-size. He used linoleum as a printing surface and an 1852 Washington Hand Press to make the prints. All of the work was done by hand. All of the materials that were used were of the best quality, and all of the editions were limited. Each linoleum-block print was numbered, dated, and signed by the artist. After printing, the blocks were destroyed. Henry Evans&#146;s linocuts are found in the great print collections of the Albertina in Vienna, the Library of Congress in Washington, and the New York Public Library; in various museums and libraries across the country; and in numerous private collections in America and abroad. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Hard Life. An Exegesis of Squalor.

      London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1961 - 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."

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        Poems for Selected People

      Berkeley: Kether Press, 1961. First printing. (23) pp., 16mo. Saddle-stapled into illustrated card covers, in an edition of two hundred copies. Photographs by Warner Jepson. Internally fine; light soiling and edgewear to wrappers, and one faint stain to lower corner of front cover. A stalwart on the Bay Area Beat scene in the late fifties and sixties, Aya (born Idell Rose Tarlow) was a multifaceted figure, who began as a poet and visual artist, later expanding into photography and filmmaking, and ultimately deeply involved in social and spiritual activism (through her feminist magazine Matrix, for example, and later work in ritual traditions). Close to David Meltzer, George Herms, Baza (Bob Alexander), and Wallace Berman, her work appeared in three issues of Semina, and Baza published her third book, Marks of Asha, in 1963. (Warner Jepson, whose photographs of a dandelion, and of the author, appear on the covers, now known primarily as an early electronic composer and one of the first members of the SF Tape Music Center, was also part of the scene.) This scarce self-published volume appears to be her first book of poems; OCLC locates just four copies.

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        FRANNY AND ZOOEY [ Signed 1st ]

      Little, Brown & Company, New York 1961 - Very Good in a Good dust jacket. Edgewear to jacket crown at spine, soiling to DJ, light stain spine crown on boards. Stated First Edition. A collector's copy of the author's important third book, two novellas of the Glass family that originally appeared in the New Yorker. ; Signed by J. D. Salinger on the title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        [Typescript]: Statement on Purdy [blurb for Children Is All]

      Havana, Cuba. [1961]. Typescript. Single sheet written on Hotel Comodoro stationery. A single horizontal fold, likely from being mailed, else fine. Signed typescript of a blurb by Williams used on the dustwrapper of James Purdy's Children Is All. The initial sentence of the blurb has been crossed out and the statement has been restarted underneath. Surprisingly, only the final sentence was used on the published book, rather than his comparisons of Purdy to Paul Bowles. From the collection of Edwin Erbe, director of publicity at New Directions. .

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        Thunderball

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1961 First edition, first impression. Publisher's dark gray cloth with skeleton hand in blind to front cover, silver titling to spine; in the original unclipped pictorial dust jacket designed by Richard Chopping, with an illustration to the front panel of a skeleton's hand holding a blackjack hand with a knife affixing the cards to the table, lettered in black. Very good, with some light wear and a hint of toning to the extremities, minor stain to the rear endpapers, otherwise bright and clean interior; unclipped dust jacket, with some wear and rubbing to the panel edges, minor nicks to the spine ends, short closed tear to the front flap fold, a hint of rubbing to the otherwise clean panels. Overall, a clean and presentable copy of the 9th James Bond - Agent 007 adventure. Thunderball is the first of Fleming's novels to involve the notorious villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld, head of the secret spy organization SPECTRE (SPecial Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion). In this novel, Bond is in the Bahamas at a health clinic when SPECTRE steals two atomic bombs. The British and American intelligence agencies team up to launch Operation Thunderball in an effort to recover the weapons. Published only a few years after the Cuban Missile Crisis, Fleming draws a parallel to pre-existing Cold War tensions to heighten the suspense of this novel. Thunderball culminates with a memorable underwater fight scene from which 007 only narrowly escapes. The Blofeld trilogy is continued in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1963) and You Only Live Twice (1964).. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

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        A Sade. Recueil de dix gravures originales.

      [Paris, Alain Mazo], 1961.. 20 x 14,5. Auf Velin 38,5 x 28 cm. Titelblatt, 10 Radierungen auf Tafeln. 1 Bl. Impressum. Ungebunden eingelegt in Velin-Umschläge. In Moiredecke im Schuber.. Exemplar des Künstlers ausserhalb der Auflage von 50 Exemplaren (Gesamt 55). Jede Radierung von Bellmer signiert. Die Mappe ist das bedeutendste graphische Werk Bellmers. Decke und Schuber minimal berieben mit kleinen Verfärbungen. Gutes Exemplar. Denoel 41-48. Dutel 942. Der kalte Blick 238ff. ------------------------- In-folio en feuilles de 2ff., 10 pl., chemise et etui de moire poupre. Recueil de 10 gravures originales de Hans Bellmer, publie en 1961 par Alain Mazo. Toutes les planches (cuvette 20 x 14,5 cm) sont signees. Exemplaire d'artiste (55 en total, Quelques ex. d'auteurs).

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        Horseman, Pass By

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1961. First printing. Cloth. Very Good + in Fine DJ. Very nice First Printing of McMurtry's first novel, the basis for the film Hud. Early inscription by McMurtry on front flyleaf. This copy in a fine (facsimile) dj. Some light foxing at the top of the front flyleaf and end paper, otherwise a very bright, handsome copy.

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        Foundation of Economic Analysis

      Harvard Univ Press, Cambridge MA 1961 - Attached to front end page is a card SIGNED by PAUL A. SAMUESON (signature and date only). This copy belonged to noted Marxian economist STEPHEN RESNICK and his signiture is also on the top corner of front end page. Sixth Printing. DJ sunned at spine and edges with some small chips to head of spine. Light page age-toning. $6.00 price present on DJ flap; mylar protected. Also laid-in is original New York Times obituary for Samuelson. Relatively scarce signature from influential 1970 Nobel Prize economist Samuelson. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Montemarano]
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        The Centurions (First edition)

      Hutchinson 1961 - First edition, VG in VG unclipped dw. No inscriptions or markings to texxt.Some wear to spine at base of spine with some chipping at foot of front flap joint. Some staing to reverse of dustwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stoneywater Books]
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        The Sneetches and Other Stories

      - New York: Random House, 1961. First edition. 4to. Younger & Hirsch 73. A fine copy in a lovely example of the dust-jacket marred only by two dime-sized abrasions to the upper panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Darren Winston, Bookseller, SNEAB]
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        TYPED LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION FOR WALTER NEIL LETSON, SIGNED BY JACQUELINE KENNEDY].

      Palm Beach, Fl. Dec. 17, 1961. - 1p. Fine. In a green half morocco and cloth clamshell case, spine gilt. Letter of recommendation, signed by Jacqueline Kennedy as First Lady, expressing "my high regard for Mr. Walter Neil Letson." Letson was an architect who oversaw renovation on the White House. She writes: "I am delighted to have an opportunity to express my high regard for Mr. Walter Neil Letson, and to present this letter on his behalf. From the earliest days of President Kennedy's Administration, Mr. Letson has been involved in plans for the restoration of The White House. His contributions to this project have been both valuable and productive. His interest and enthusiasms have been sources of pleasure to his colleagues. His knowledge and good taste as well as his consideration for everyone with whom he worked have all served to make this association an extremely satisfactory one for me. For these reasons I am pleased to write these few words."

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        An encouraging letter to a <i>?brave young man?</i> who will be having an operation ? <i>?your courage will mean much in your coming ordeal ??</i><br>

      Typed Letter Signed ?Jacqueline Kennedy? as First Lady, 1 page, 5? x 7?. The White House, March 17, 1961. To Francis Clarke, Jamaica, New York. Plastic tape remnants at top and bottom edges. With original envelope, 50-star U.S. Flag stamp, postmarked Washington, D.C., March 17, 1961. ?The White House / Washington? on toned letter and envelope are gilt-embossed. Very Good condition. In full, ?The President and I send you best wishes for great success in your operation. We have heard that you are a brave young man and know that your courage will mean much in your coming ordeal.?

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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