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        Mastering the Art of French Cooking

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Stated first edition, first printing. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Toning to spine and edges of boards, fading at spine. Edge of page block lightly soiled, with light spotting to red topstain. Previous owner name erased from front free end paper, leaving a patch of wear. A charming first printing of this modern culinary corner stone.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        Woman in profile.

      Russia, 1961.(). Pencil drawing on paper on mat. Initialed in the image. Dated and titled: Russia 1961 on the mount. Authenticated by the artist's son, Tony Sheets, on the verso.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Festschrift Ernst Kyriss. Dem Bucheinbandforscher Dr. Ernst Kyriss in Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt zu seinem 80. Geburtstag am 2. Juni 1961 gewidmet von seinen Freunden.

      - Stuttgart, Hettler 1961. 25 : 17,8 cm. 493,(2) S. mit zahlr. Abb. Handgebundener HMaroquinband mit RVergoldung, Pergamentdeckel mit überlappenden Vorderkanten u. ornament. Mittelstück in Stempelvergold., KFarbschnitt. Titelblatt unten in Tinte von Kyriss handschr. signiert 'Ernst Kyriss' - Sehr schönes Ex. in einem Handeinband von Paul Butz, Säckingen. - Schmidt-Künsemüller 131. Sprache: de [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        ANNALI DELLA SCUOLA NORMALE SUPERIORE DI PISA Serie II Vol XXX

      PISA: SCUOLA NORMALE SUPERIORE DI PISA, 1961. BROSSURA. BUONO. 21 28. I II USATO

      [Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBab]
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        The Song of Songs: A Portfolio of Engravings

      Toronto: The Upstairs Gallery, 1961. First Edition. Folder. Near Fine. 32 p. + tissue guards. 15 signed colour prints. Limited edition of 100 copies of which this is no. 85. In cream folder and matching slipcase. Ends worn on case. Folder has penciled no. 85. Tissue guards a little creased. Born in Montreal in 1936, David Silverberg studied under Group of Seven master Dr. Arthur Lismer before going on to study art in Paris. He taught many students at Mount Allison University during his 32-year association with that school. He's also been Acadia Universitys Artist in Residence. Over the years Silverberg has developed his own style of engravings.concerned with a variety of subjects, in particular nature, erotica, scenes from the many countries he's visited, and various Jewish themes. In a 1980 interview, the artist describes how Judaism has affected his art, despite the commandment, "Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image."

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

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

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        Hieratische Lesestücke. Band I, II & III (complete set)

      Otto Zeller, Osnabrück 1961 - Extremely rare complete set of 3 volumes. J.C. Hinrichs, 2nd edition of 1927-1935, with improvements by Kurt Sethe, reprint Otto Zeller, Osnabrück, 1961. In-4, 25 & 42 & 34 pages. Original softcover. Volumes I and III in fine condition, volume II reinforced with tape. From the library of Egyptologist Dr. Otto Schaden, with his stamp on covers and title pages as well as some pencil notes on the hieratic texts. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meretseger Books]
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        The Soft Machine

      Olympia, Paris 1961 - The true first edition, published in Paris by Maurice Girodias' press five years before it came out in the U.S. This copy is inscribed by Burroughs: "For Bob Jackson/ all the best/ William Burroughs/ for Brion Gysin." Gysin designed the dust jacket. Modest foxing to pages edges and endpages; near fine in a near fine, mildly tanned dust jacket with rubbing to the folds. The first issue, with the 15 New Franc price on both the rear cover of the book and the front flap of the dust jacket. An influential book, part of the sequence that includes The Naked Lunch and The Ticket That Exploded. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA (Lopezbooks)]
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        Collected Works (6 vols.cpl./ 6 Bände KOMPLETT) - Vol.I: Logic, Theory of sets and quantum mechanics/ Vol.II: Operators, Ergodic theory and almost periodic functions in a group/ Vol.III: Rings of operators/ Vol.IV: Continuous geometry and other topics/ Vo.V: Design of computers, theory of automata and numerical analysis/ Vol.VI: Theory of games, astrophysics, hydrodynamics and meteorlogy.

      Pergamon Press, 1961 ff.. gebundene Ausgabe Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 6 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; ENGLISCH! Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros]
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        Geschichte des Römischen Rechts im Mittelalter.

      6 Bände. HLdr. d. Zt. Stintzing-L. III/2, 217 Enslin-E. 366 Kleinheyer-Sch. 233: "Savignys Buch ist bis in die Mitte dieses [des 20.] Jahrhunderts ein Standardwerk geblieben, erst die gegenwärtige Mediävistik ist dabei, es durch ein Gemeinschaftswerk zu ersetzen [Ius Romanum medii aevi, seit 1961]." - Erste Ausgabe. -Wenig fleckiges, sehr gutes Exemplar!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Guía del Rastro

      Taurus, Madrid 1961 - Taurus: Madrid, 1961 Encuadernado en plena piel negra de editorial con orla y motivo del Rastro en lomo, guardas en seda y edición en papel verjurado. Tirada nominal de 100 ejemplares nominales, el nuestro el núm 92.Cortes dorados. 217 `pág ;19 x 23 cm El volumen presenta ciertas arrugas de origen, por la inclusión del plano del Rastro y también por las guardas en seda que han formado pliegues en hojas seguidas. ver fotos Impresionante dedicadoria nominal con dibujo a mano.Uno de los fotolibros hispanos más importantes en tirada y papel especial. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: El Archivo]
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        Vitraux pour Jérusalem

      Musée des Arts décoratifs 1961 - - Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris 1961, 18x24,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 300 exemplaires numérotés et justifiés par Marc Chagall comportant bien une lithographie originale en noir. Ouvrage illustré de reproductions d'oeuvres de Marc Chagall. Agréable exemplaire en dépit d'une petite sans gravité en marge du premier plat. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 300 numbered copies and justified by Marc Chagall including an original lithograph in black . Illustrated book reproductions of works by Marc Chagall. Pleasant copy despite a little minor on the margin of the first board. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Visual Design in Action

      New York: Hastings House, 1961. First edition. Preface by Mildred Contantine. One of the more important books in Sutnar's canon as it offers an examination of ideas and work. Divided into three section that include a total of 36 color plates along with over 300 black and white illustrations. A close to near fine copy that is slightly musty and with some light soiling to the oatmeal cloth boards in a near fine dust jacket that is lightly soiled. A very nice copy of a high spot in graphic design books

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        The Worm and the Ring

      Heinemann, 1961 - Slight lean to binding, foxing at edges, else a nice copy in very slightly worn dust-wrapper, also with some visible foxing Suppressed and largely pulped. Quite scarce. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        Reality in Advertising

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First trade edition, first printing; preceded only by the privately printed but truncated Bates edition. Near Fine with slight fading to spine cloth, in a Very Good un-printed Mylar jacket, which is lightly soiled and with a small tear at the base of the spine. In a Very Good slip cas, light soiled and lightly worn, rubbed at the points and with a ding along the front opening, gold title label shows light rubbing. Scarce in jacket and slip case. With publisher's prospectus laid in. A seminal advertising book; Reeves was reportedly used as an inspiration for Don Draper's character in Mad Men.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        The Ladder And The Tree (Signed By The Author)

      The sole UK printing published by The Marlborough Press in 1961. The 16 page Booklet is in Very Good++ or better condition. Original printed and stapled blue wrappers are a little toned at the edges. The staples are a little rusted. Block B/W frontispiece after a drawing by J. Pritchard. The booklet has been boldly Signed by the author to the half-title. This scarce Golding work was printed by L.J. Randle ( later printer at The Whittington Press) who suggests that there may have been up to 100 copies printed. A very scarce title from the Nobel Laureate. Housed in a custom solander box with gilt titling . Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

      [Bookseller: Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB]
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        Mastering the Art of French Cooking

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First Edition, Second Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition, second printing with "Published October 16, 1961" on copyright page. Signed dated 8/16/93 by Julia Child on the title page. Very Good, with toning and some spotting to cloth and wear at spine ends, spine rolled with a small stray ink mark at the base, corners and top edge of rear board bumped, light spotting to topstain, hinge following front free end paper is a bit over-opened, pages toned with corners bumped throughout text block, lacking the dust jacket. A lovely copy of this culinary classic, rarely found signed in such an early printing.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND (SIGNED)

      G.P. Putman's Sons 1961 - First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED: Beautiful, crisp, clean near fine book with bright near fine dust jacket. Signed by Robert Heinlein on a laid in cut page. All required points for a first edition, first impression book including the C22 code in gutter on page 408, no other impressions and dates listed on the copyright page. This printing was the only one in which Starship Troopers is displayed on back panel of dust jacket (all later impressions have an image of Heinlein). The book is in crisp near fine condition with clean vibrant green cloth boards, and bright unfaded gilt titles on the spine. The boards have sharp corners, one very gently pushed, and no edgewear. The binding is tight and square. The end papers are clean with slight offsetting and with no inscriptions, no bookstore stamps and no bookplates. Small 1¿ tape shadow from the removal of probable personal stamp. The internal pages are fresh, clean, bright and flat with No stains, No writing, No age toning, No bent pages and No foxing. Green top stain applied by publisher. Beautiful clean book, Signed by Robert Heinlein on a laid in cut page. Please see images. The stunning original dust jacket has benefited from some very slight restoration to the spine tips by an expert paper conservator and presents in near fine condition. The dust jacket has No rips, No chips, No tears, No fading, No rubbing, No foxing and No stains. The rear panel and flaps are clean and bright with the rear panel still maintaining a bright white with with just a touch of toning along the spine. The dust jacket is NOT price clipped and has a stated price of $4.50. Striking dust jacket presenting the book beautifully! Please see detailed images. A very handsome signed example of this classic rare book, in highly collectible condition with a striking near fine bright dust jacket. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other Sci-Fi lisitngs [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
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        Timoteo, el Incomprendido.

      Talleres Tipográficas Casa Cuevas, Santander 1961 - 25x35. 90 + 1pp. 4h. Ilustrado con 3 serigrafías de Ramón Calderón y un autorretrato del autor. Cartoné editorial con estuche. Bella y cuidada impresión sobre papel de hilo. Unas pequeñas faltas en el lomo, tenues huellas de óxido, pero muy buen ejemplar. Tirada de 150 ejemplares; este es el ejemplar 'C', de cuatro ejemplares para colaboradores, con una cariñosa dedicatoria del autor. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 4 Euros.

      [Bookseller: Carmichael Alonso libros]
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        LA PELLE DI ZIGRINO

      SONZOGNO, 1961. ITALIANO 0,22 Copertina semilucida, con piccole macchie di pittura in area superiore ed alone di impurità al margine inferiore, anche della quarta. Piega verticale parallela al dorso. Lievissime usure ai bordi. Tagli scuriti dal tempo. Pagine scorrevoli, leggibili, buona stampa. Traduzione italiana di Emilio Girardi. Numero 70 della collezione. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        PILGRIMAGE: THE BOOK OF THE PEOPLE

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1961.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. The author's first book. Novelization of the first eight stories of the "People" series. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-521. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1682-86. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with light rubbing to black back background ink at spine ends. Still a sharp copy. Very scarce, especially in superior condition. (#107853)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Berliner Brautgang. Ein Stück um den zwölften August.

      Berlin: b.a.t. - Berliner Arbeiter- und Studententheater, [1961]. - 70 S. Erste Ausgabe. Deckel etwas angeknickt; einige Seiten an den Ecken leicht bröcklig; sonst gut erhalten. - Stück über den Mauerbau, erklärend, nicht ablehnend. Biermann hatte 1961 das "bat" mitbegründet; mit "Berliner Brautgang" sollte das Theater 1963 eröffnet werden. Stattdessen wurde das Stück vor der Premiere verboten; das Theater im Rang herabgestuft zur Probebühne der Schauspielschule "Ernst Busch". Die Geschichte steht in jeder Vita von Biermann, das Bühnenmanuskript hat praktisch niemand. --- Bei Neukunden sowie Lieferungen außerhalb Deutschlands behalten wir uns vor, gegen Vorauskasse zu liefern. --- Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1550 29 x 20,5 cm. Originalheft. Bühnenmanuskript, Ormik-Abzug. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ballon + Wurm]
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        PILGRIMAGE: THE BOOK OF THE PEOPLE

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1961.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. The author's first book. Novelization of the first eight stories of the "People" series. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-521. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1682-86. A fine copy in near fine dust jacket with mild rubbing to spine ends and front corners, tiny closed tear to lower front panel, and scratch to rear panel. A bright, attractive copy. (#127926)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        The Phantom Tollbooth

      New York: Epstein & Carroll, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition, first printing. Very Good, in a first issue dust jacket with price intact and author photo on rear panel. Signed by Norton Juster, inscribed to previous owner. Light soiling and light rubbing to cloth. Light lean to spine. Dust jacket shows uneven toning and chipping, with several medium sized chips to the rear panel and a small chip from the interior of the spine panel; splits starting at the flap folds. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        hier: Dieter Rot). Gesammelte Werke. Band 6. bok 3 c. Wiederkonstruktion des buches aus dem Verlag forlag ed 1961.

      gr.-8 (23 x 17 cm), ca. 300 Bll. aus farbigen Offsetvorlaufbogen, Orig.-Karton. Erste Ausgabe in einer Auflage von 1000 Exemplaren.- Rücken leicht gebräunt und mit minimalen Leseknicken.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Eckert & Kaun GbR]
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        GRANDE DIZIONARIO DELLA LINGUA ITALIANA (1961-2002).,

      UTET., 1961.,, Torino., - dorsi in pelle, con fregi in oro ai dorsi, copp. tela, edit. 21 voll., pagg. complessive 22.700., 30 cm.,

      [Bookseller: Belli Armando-Libreria]
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        La Bibbia di Borso d'Este. Riproduzione integrale promossa e curata da Giovanni Treccani degli Alfieri con documenti e studio storico-artistico di Adolfo Venturi.

      Bergamo, Banca Popolare e Poligrafiche Bolis, 1961. Due volumi in folio, di ca. pp. (700) ciascuno con la riproduzione delle pagine della Bibbia in bianco e nero fatto salvo 49 tavole a piena pagina, e una a doppia pagina, riprodotte a colori e protette da velina, che ripetono la pagina già presente in bianco e nero; sono presenti anche pp. 70 (4) con le preliminari e lo studio di Adolfo Venturi e l'atto di donazione della Bibbia. Al I volume è presente il ritratto di Papa Giovanni XXIII a cui l'opera è dedicata nel suo ottantesimo anno di nascita, e il ritratto di Borso d'Este. Bella legatura editoriale (Torriani di Milano) in pieno marocchino bordeaux, piatti riquadrati in oro al centro di quello anteriore sbalzo metallico con le armi nobiliare degli Este, dorso a sei nervi con titoli, fregi e arma in oro, taglio superiore dorato e sguardie in seta con stemma. Cofanetti in pieno marocchino come quello delle legature e rivestiti in velluto. Copia perfetta. Bel facsimile fuori commercio dedicato a Papa Giovanni XXIII del prezioso codice ms Lat 422-423 della Biblioteca Estense e Universitaria, la I edizione fu voluta dal conte Giovanni Treccani degli Alfieri e stampata nel 1937, nei circa venticinque anni trascorsi la tecnica di stampa a colori si è evoluta e le riproduzioni a colori della nostra edizione sono nettamente superiori, soprattutto per la riproduzione delle parti in oro, rispetto a quelle del 1937. Alleghiamo inoltre il seguente fascicolo: Giovanni Treccani degli Alfieri. La Bibbia di Borso d'Este. Ricupero e riproduzione con uno studio di Adolfo Venturi e sei tavole a colori. Milano, Bestetti (1942). In folio; pp. 110 (6) con illustrazioni in nero e 6 tavole fuori testo a colori. Cartonato editoriale. Dorso restaurato peraltro di buona consevazione. Invio manoscritto. e autografo al frontespizio del conte Treccani 4397

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Roberto Orsini]
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        Derrière le Miroir. DLM #128. Miró.

      Paris: Maeght, 1961.(). Folio, 11 x 15 in.Portfolio with 7 original lithographs. Cramer, 68.

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        Revolutionary Road

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1961. Advance Copy. Hardcover. Very Good. Advance Review Copy in promotional dust jacket with publisher's praise. First Edition, First Printing. In Very Good condition. Light foxing to end papers and edge of page block, a few pages show a spot of browning to margin. Faint scuffing to front board. Top end of back strip appears glued down. Dust jacket shows light soiling, with insect wear along edges and folds. A very lovely copy.

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        Moshe Dayan

      1961. 1.) Typed letter signed <I>"Moshe Dayan"</I>, in Hebrew, as Minister of Defense, on official letterhead, 1969, responding to a series of questions from Knesset member Avraham Werdinger (a photocopy of Werdinger's letter is present). He asks of Dayan: <I>"According to items in foreign papers, the terrorist organizations recruit volunteers from various countries around the globe. According to these items foreign citizens are already present in the terrorist bases. I will thank His Honor if he replies:[ 1. Did the security forces capture terrorists whose citizenship is not of a Arabic country? 2. If so - from what countries? 3. Did the interrogation of the terrorists captured reveal they trained together with citizens of other countries? 4. According to our information - Do terrorists from Algiers and Sudan reside in Sounthern Lebanon? Dayan's replies: "In accordance with paragraph 41 of Kenesset regulations I refuse to reply to questions 3-4 in your question 8629, because I think the answers might harm the country's interests."</I>.[ 2.) Typed letter signed <I>"Moshe Dayan"</I>, in Hebrew, as Minister of Defense, on official letterhead, 1969, Dayan reinforces his response to Werdinger. Two (torn) file holes at the right margin, folds. Fine.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        American Express

      Paris: The Olympia Press, 1961. First Edition. Paperback. Like New. First edition. Signed by Corso on front free endpaper, "N.Y.C. 1992." 241 pp. Original green wraps with first issue price of 15 N.F. in photographic dust jacket. Fine in Near Fine stiff paper jacket, rubbed along edges with light wear at tail. An unread copy. The Beat poet's only novel, illustrated with his line drawings.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        GRANDE DIZIONARIO DELLA LINGUA ITALIANA (1961-2002).

      UTET, 1961. 30 cm. dorsi in pelle, con fregi in oro ai dorsi, copp. tela, edit. 21 voll., pagg. complessive 22.700.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Belli]
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        I don't wanna miss Mississippi - autograph manuscript score from the collection of Jack Teagarden.

      New York: 1961 - Large oblong folio (440 × 180 mm), red ownership stamps of Jack Teagarden on front and rear covers, along with the ink-stamped title and additional small stamp "Arr. by Sid Feller", dated May 25, 1961 in pencil. 10-page manuscript in graphite and red pencil, scored for trumpet, clarinet, trombone, drums, piano and bass. Staples rusted and with some associated discolouration, folded at the centre, else very good. Autograph manuscript musical arrangement of the popular song by Seger Ellis in the hand of Sid Feller. Teagarden's wife, Addie, gave this copy to a friend, explaining that it was apparently was used by Teagarden for his 1961 recording of this song, which appeared on his Misery and the Blues LP of that year. The American musician, conductor and arranger Sid Feller worked with Teagarden in the 30s, and again after the Second World War, before becoming a record producer, arranger and conductor for first Capitol Records and then ABC, working with such artists as Peggy Lee, Mel Torme, Jackie Gleason, Nancy Wilson, Dean Martin, Edye Gorme and Paul Anka. In 1960, he began a long collaboration with Ray Charles following Charles' departure from Atlantic Records. Charles' style changed considerably with his move to ABC. To die-hard R & B fans, the shift to a more mainstream repertoire and the introduction of string and vocal choir arrangements was criticised, and Feller took much of the blame. Charles, however, not only made a conscious choice to broaden his approach but gave Feller much of the credit for making it possible. On the breakthrough album, Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, Charles said, "Sid researched the hell out of it and came up with 250 tunes. I picked the ones I liked, and of the ones I picked, they were all new to me except 'Bye Bye, Love'". The album produced Charles' biggest career hit, 'I can't stop loving you'. Charles was later to remark, "If they call me a genius, Sid Feller is Albert Einstein".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Tropic of Cancer

      New York: Grove Press, 1961. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First American Edition, Fourth Printing. Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket with price intact. Signed on the front free end paper by Henry Miller, inscribed to previous owner. Topstain shows a few small spots of discoloration. Faint wear to edges of spine cloth. The dust jacket shows rubbing and faint edge wear. There is light chipping at the spine ends, and an area of surface loss on both the front and rear panels. Signed.

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        James and the Giant Peach

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing with five line colophon with "Bound by H. Wolff, New York." Very Good with cloth lightly frayed at corners, lightly soiled and with a pencil mark on the rear. Previous owner name removed from front paste down. Top corners of pages bumped, pages show an occasional sporadic stain. In a Very Good dust jacket with publisher's price of $3.95 intact and no ISBN on the rear panel, with fading to the spine, toning, light edge wear and light creasing to the top edge of the front panel. The author's first book for children, preceding his other famous book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. This edition preceded the better-known British edition by a full six years, and features color illustrations by Nancy Ekholm Burkert, different from that edition, as well as a subtitle that was later dropped.

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        The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, 1961 UK Thirteenth Impression with Dustjacket and Custom Leather Slipcase

      London: Allen & Unwin, 1961. 2nd Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. J.R.R. Tolkien. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, by J.R.R. Tolkien. Published by Allen and Unwin in 1961. A beautiful copy of a very collectable book. This is a 2nd Edition, Thirteenth impression overall, published in 1961, in its original and correct non price clipped Thirteenth impression dustjacket. The book is in Near Fine condition, virtually without fault. The only fault is a bit of browning along the top, but mostly along the bottom edges. The spine of the dustjacket shows almost no staining, no chips or loss to the lovely brightly colored dustjacket. No foxing to be found in the textblock or on the edges. No previous owner's name, but has "125" and "F4" marked in ink on the front free endpaper (map). The books cover is clean, bright, with a line of browning around the lower edge of the covers. No bumps or bruises to the corners, no wear or fraying whatsoever. An early collectable copy that shows beautifully with the very nice dustjacket. Now housed in a custom leather slipcase with The Mountain and Dragon design to one side, and the JRRT monogram to the other. 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 / Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: The Tolkien Bookshelf]
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        LA ESPUGNAZIONE DI TESSALONICA

      PALERMO: ISTITUTO SICILIANO DI STUDI BIZANTINI E NEOELLENICI, 1961. BROSSURA. BUONO. 18 25. TESTI E MONUMENTI USATO

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        For The New Intellectual

      New York: Random House, 1961. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed by Author. Signed by Ayn Rand in blue ink on half title page. Second printing. viii, 242pp. Black cloth with gilt lettering and green stamping. Fine in Very Good+ unclipped dust jacket with wear at head and tail, small nick in back panel, spine a bit rubbed. A signed statement of beliefs from the originator of Objectivism and novelist who wrote Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead.

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        The Ladder And The Tree (Signed By The Author)

      The sole UK printing published by The Marlborough Press in 1961. The 16 page Booklet is in Very Good++ or better condition. Original printed and stapled blue wrappers are a little toned at the edges. The staples are a little rusted. Block B/W frontispiece after a drawing by J. Pritchard. The booklet has been boldly Signed by the author to the half-title. This scarce Golding work was printed by L.J. Randle ( later printer at The Whittington Press) who suggests that there may have been up to 100 copies printed. A very scarce title from the Nobel Laureate. Housed in a custom solander box with gilt titling .

      [Bookseller: Ashtonrarebooks]
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