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        Signed Life Magazine Cover. August 18, 1961

      Life Magazine cover from 1961 that has been trimmed and cheaply framed. Near fine, would probably benefit from a better framing job. The cover has been Signed by both Mantle and Maris below their photos: "Best Wishes, Mickey Mantle" and "Best of Luck, Roger Maris." Anyone who needs to be told why the M&M boys were on the cover of Life at that particular time probably isn't a baseball fan, but no worries, we'll be happy to sell it to you anyway. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Thunderball - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      London: Jonathan Cape. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1961. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Biographee. Cloth. A most handsome First Printing of the First Edition in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. SIGNED by Martine Beswick playing Bond Girl Paula Caplan. Scarce in collectible condition, especially signed; In the novel Thunderball, Ian Fleming first introduces the world to perhaps the ultimate Bond villain -- Ernest Stavro Blofeld. Though Bond and Blofeld never actually meet, it is in this book that Bond first battles the schemes of SPECTRE, Blofeld's criminal organization. (in the movie adaptations, SPECTRE is being introduced in Dr. No and Blofeld in From Russia With Love. ) Basis for the James Bond movie starring Sean Connery, and Claudine Auger as Bond girl Dominique "Domino" Derval and Martine Beswick playing Paula Caplan .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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        Henry Green. A Novelist of the Imagination. Reprinted from the Texas Quarterly. Special Issue: Britain 2. Autumn 1961.

      [Austin: The University of Texas,] 1961 - Octavo. Original cream wrappers printed in black. Wrappers spotted and partially toned. A very good copy. Half-page illustration within the text. Offprint from the Texas Quarterly. Inscribed by the author on the verso of the upper wrapper, "With love to Bill and Barbara and so many wishes for a Mery Christmas and Happy New Year from Eudora, 1961". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        La Nuit l'amour

      Chez Pierre Loeb, Paris 1961 - EDITION ORIGINALE illustrée de 15 EAUX-FORTES de Bernard DUFOUR : une lettrine, onze hors-texte et trois in-texte. Tirage à 86 exemplaires sur Auvergne du Moulin Richard de Bas signés par l'auteur et l'artiste. Un des 16 sur Auvergne blanc contenant sous chemise séparé UNE SUITE DES 15 GRAVURES de DUFOUR, justifiées et signées. Joint le catalogue d'exposition de la présentation du livre à la Galerie Athenaeum à Copenhague en novembre 1962. Texte de Piere Loeb et Haavard Rostrup, illustrations hors texte. Déjà avant la guerre André Pieyre de Mandiargues était un habitué de la galerie Pierre, où il découvrit les premières expositions de peintures et sculptures surréalistes, de Miro, Giacometti et Balthus. Après la guerre, par l'intermédiaire de Germaine Richier et René de Solier, il devint un ami du galeriste dont il dira à sa disparition : "Un seigneur de l'art moderne, oui, voila ce qu'il était pour nous en vérité.". André Pieyre de Mandiargues a écrit ce texte LA NUIT L'AMOUR au moment de sa séparation avec Bona. Le couple se remariera six ans plus tard [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz

      Alfred A Knopf, New York 1961 - 92 pages. Oblong octavo (7 1/4" x 8 3/4") issued in quarter bound beautiful full-color cubist-styled paper boards over an off-white linen spine with black stamping to the spine. The text block is printed on pink paper with brown lettering. inscribed by Hughes. First edition. In language bursting with sound and rhythm-angry, blue, fiercely ironic, funny, and haunting-Langston Hughes has unleashed here a sequence of brilliant jazz poetry that cannot fail to stir even the tone-deaf. These are poems that demand to be read aloud, and whether or not the proper instruments are handy, the description, line by line, of the musical accompaniment which appears beside the verse is so vivid that the music can be imagined. The language derives its is so vivid that the music can be imagined. The language derives its inspiration from the jazz, taking off at moments like a solo instrument, pounding you like bongo drums, moving in free association. But beneath the flights of fancy is a thematic unity, and you are drawn back to the refrains "in the quarter of the Negro" and, when you are stuck for answers, "ask your mama." Throughout, the verse is studded with topical allusions. You feel the voice of the Negro everywhere-not just in Harlem or "63rd and Chi," but in Lumumba-land and Trinidad, wherever he casts his shadow and is being heard from today in an every mounting, many-tonged, eloquent chorus. For those who want Langston Hughes's own explanation of what he is driving at, he has supplied at the end of the book some liner notes for squares. (Front flap from jacket.) Condition: Inscribed on the front end paper. Points lightly rubbed. Some rubbing to jacket edges, spine ends with small chips and small closed tears else a very good copy with like jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector, Inc.]
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        The Papers of Alexander Hamilton [27 Volume Set, Complete ]

      Columbia University Press, New York 1961 - A very good copy of the complete 27-volume set of The Papers of Alexander Hamilton, published by Columbia University Press from 1961 to 1987 under the editorial direction of Harold C. Syrett. No dust-jackets. Each volume is the presumed first edition (no explicit edition or printing statements.) Seven of the volumes are unmarked, pristine (7,8,13,14,16,26, and 27), while the remainder of the volumes have sparse underlining, mostly in pencil, on approximately one dozen pages. (No writing, notes, or highlighting.) Twelve of the volumes have additional underlining in ink (9-12, 17-24) in a few instances up to two dozen pages (10,12,24). Front endpaper is split in the gutter of volume 15, resulting in a slight wobble of the front board; else the bindings are firm, showing only minor shelf-wear, with some unobtrusive bumps to the corners of several volumes. All in all a handsome copy of the complete set. [Please note: This is NOT an ex-library copy. Also, due to the size and weight of the set extra shipping charges may be required depending on the destination and speed of delivery requested. International buyers may especially wish to inquire. Quotations gladly provided.] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gugong Cangci: Complete set of 33 volumes, Porcelain of the National Palace Museum

      Hong Kong: Cafa Company Limited, 1961-1968 - 1st edition, 1st printing. Folio:39.7(L)*28(W)*82(H)cm,Wt:61.4kg. Dustjackets of a few volumes are chipped. 29 of these 33 volumes have ex-libris of Alan and Simone Hartman, legendary husband and wife collectors of Chinese porcelain, adding more value to this near fine COMPLETE set of 33 volumes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CALL FOR THE DEAD.

      Gollancz Ltd.,, London: 1961 - First edition of his first book. Endpapers replaced, minor cover wear, otherwise very good or better. Lacking the dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush, member ABAA]
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        APHORISMES, MENUS & VARIÉTÉS.

      [Paris]: Les Francs-Bibliophiles, 1961. - 109,[8]pp. Large octavo (24.5 x 16cm). Loose gatherings laid into printed wrappers. Frontis and 24 illustrations in mezzotint, with supplementary plate laid in. Fine in lightly worn chemise and velvet covered slipcase. First edition in this format, illustrated with original mezzotints by Mario Avati. One of 175 numbered copies on Vélin de Rives, printed by Fequet and Baudier, with the mezzotints printed by Atelier Rigal. Laid into this copy is an additional bifolium, being a menu associated with the meeting of the Société des Francs-Bibliophiles on 26 October 1961, illustrated with another mezzotint, numbered 'xi/xx' and signed by Avati in the margin. The book is itself inscribed and signed by the artist opposite the half-title. Strachan singles this work out for distinction in his discussion of "la manière noire," noting that Avati exploits the "medium superbly.In these hors- and in- text mezzotints the eye caresses culinary objects and items of food from egg-cups to peeled apples, pomegranates to pepper-mills. He treats homely, everyday things with the same affection and skill as French artists have done from the Le Nain brothers in the sixteenth.to Braque in our own century." MONOD 1955. ROSENWALD COLLECTION 2228. Strachan, THE ARTIST AND THE BOOK IN FRANCE, p.222.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        Gone With the Wind.

      c. 1961 - Sheet size: 177 × 182 mm. Stamped below the image for publication in the Sunday Telegraph. Pen and ink on wove paper. A man chases his hat and newspaper down the pavement amid the blown leaves and litter of a very windy day. The cartoons and illustrations of Nicolas Bentley (1907-1978) were part of the warp and weft of English popular culture in the 1950s and 60s. Never savage, though often waspishly accurate and exuding an urbane air of amusement at the foibles of his fellows, Bentley's work was familiar to the public from a wide variety of publications. Between 1952 and 1954 he drew regular cartoons for the weekly Time and Tide, and after that for the daily News Chronicle. Between 1958 and 1962 he drew topical cartoons for the Daily Mail under the title "Watch My Line." He also drew many portraits, in black and white line, of famous people, for various papers, including over sixty for the Sunday Telegraph, which began publication in February 1961.

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        Perspective of Nudes

      Amphoto, New York, NY 1961 - A fine copy in a jacket which has a minor laminate crease on the rear panel due to a production flaw. Rare in such nice condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Alias Books East]
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        Silence (Signed First Edition)

      Wesleyan, Middletown, CT 1961 - First Edition. Fine in a Very Good or better dust jacket. Small corner crease to the half-title page, else book is bright and clean. Jacket has a bit of the usual nicking and rubbing at the spine ends and corners. SIGNED by Cage on the blank leaf opposite the half-title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Perspective of Nudes

      Amphoto, New York, NY 1961 - (full book description) Amphoto, New York, NY, 1961. 1st Ed. (U.S.) Fine/VG-, Hard Cover, DJ with Mylar. Size=9.5"x11", 90pgs. 90 B/W Photos. 1/2" DJ chip & scrape mark top fore-edge, 1/2" DJ tear bottom fore-edge, top fore-edge, 1/4" x 1/2" DJ chip top fore-edge, 1/32" tear Half Title Page fore-edge, o.w. clean, bright & tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Price unclipped. Preface by Lawrence Durrell, Intro by Chapman Mortimer. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Thunderball - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Jonathan Cape, London 1961 - An attractive First Printing of the First Edition in about Fine condition, minor bumping to edges in alike dust-jacket with 15s original price. Scarce in collectible condition; In the novel Thunderball, Ian Fleming first introduces the world to perhaps the ultimate Bond villain -- Ernest Stavro Blofeld. Though Bond and Blofeld never actually meet, it is in this book that Bond first battles the schemes of SPECTRE, Blofeld's criminal organization. (in the movie adaptations, SPECTRE is being introduced in Dr. No and Blofeld in From Russia With Love. ) Basis for the James Bond movie starring Sean Connery, and Claudine Auger as Bond girl Dominique "Domino" Derval and Martine Beswick playing Paula Caplan [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Thunderball

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. FIRST EDITION of the ninth book in the James Bond series, in colorful "skeleton" dust jacket designed by Richard Chopping. London: Jonathan Cape, 1961. Octavo, original black cloth with blind-stamped skeletal hand, original dust jacket. Book fine, dust jacket with small spot on spine and a few flecks of edgewear. Rare in such outstanding condition.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1961 - Dahl, Roald. JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH illustrated by Nancy Ekholm Burkert. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1961). First edition, first issue with the five line colophon stating "Bound by H. Wolff, New York" (instead of The Book Press) and no Charlie series listed below; also, no edition or printing stated on copyright page. 4to - 7-3/8" x 10-1/4". Publisher's original red cloth covered boards with blind stamped decoration to upper board and gilt lettering to spine. Top edge stained yellow. Green endpapers. SIGNED BY ROALD DAHL on the front free endpaper. One hundred eighteen numbered pages for what is the author's scarce first book for children. First issue dust wrapper with a few small spots of discoloration and light wear to edges, especially at spine and fold ends. Both the book and the dust wrapper are in NEAR FINE condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        Picasso Toreros

      A. Zwemmer & A. Sauret, London & Monte-Carlo 1961 - Four original Lithographs, one colour, executed especially for this book. The English Language version of this book in a card slipcase as issued. The book is clean, tight and bright apart from, the only flaw, a slightly darkened spine. Internally all pages are bright and fresh. The slipcase has slight wear to corners with paper worn through to tips, a little fading to the edge with the title, bumped at top and generally a few minor marks and signs of wear but it is still pretty good and has done it's job well. Postage will be confirmed when you enquire or order and for light or very heavy books will vary from the ABE quote which is based on a 1kg parcel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Business (P.B.F.A)]
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        1961

      1961 - Autographes Un volume broché en feuilles cousues (paperback) in-octavo ( 23 X 14,5 cm), dos imprimé légèrement insolé (petite et légère déchirure à la coiffe), couverture gris bleu rempliée imprimée (spine and cover printed) très légèrement défraîchie (lightly damaged), envoi autographe manuscrit de l'Auteur à son Ami le poète Paul GILSON : ".à Paul Gilson : l'absurde vie fait de nous des Fantomes d'amis, avec tristesse mais toujours avec la même affection.son Fantome et ami.Georges Hugnet." sur la page de faux-titre (author's autograph on the half title page), justification du tirage : limité à 573 exemplaires - 1 des 500 exemplaires sur papier Vélin (limited edition - 573 copies were printed), illustrée de 4 PHOTOMONTAGES en hors- texte (collages surréalistes) en noir par l'auteur, 61 pages, 1961 PARIS Chez L'auteur Editeur, Edition Originale bien complet du feuillet d'Errata. HUGNET Georges,Surréaliste. (illustrateur). Artiste, poète, critique, historien du Surréalisme et du Dadaïsme. Georges Hugnet (1906-1974) est encore aujourd’hui injustement méconnu. Ayant eu l’élégance de rester discret et surtout l’art de garder un esprit libre loin des luttes de clan, on le retrouve dans toutes les anthologies de références consacrées au surréalisme tout en ignorant qui il était vraiment.Proche de Breton et d’Eluard, sa rencontre avec le groupe surréaliste date de 1926, mais ce n’est qu’en 1932 qu’il en devient « officiellement membre » lorsque Tristan Tzara le présente à André Breton. Multipliant les écrits, avec notamment de nombreux articles sur Max Ernst, Miró, Dominguez, Tanguy, Magritte, il réalise également une étude sur le dadaïsme (L’Esprit Dada dans la peinture), tourne un film (La Perle) dans la tradition onirique du cinéma surréaliste, participe activement aux expositions internationales du Surréalisme de 1938 (Paris et Amsterdam), et publie également de nombreux ouvrages, recueil de poèmes, pièces de théâtre, livres-objets et photo-montages. A travers la diversité de son œuvre, le collage constitue une passion ancienne et durable, qui le place comme l’un des meneurs de l’innovation collagiste. De ce point de vue, sa plus grande réalisation est un recueil de 20 poèmes-découpages publiés en 1936 par Jeanne Bucher : la Septième face du dé. Ce livre compte parmi les publications les plus étonnantes de cette période. Mais il faut également mentionner Huit jours à Trébaumec et 1961, deux autres ouvrages où les collages de Georges Hugnet trouvent une place de choix.(These surreal photomontages show Hugnet's sense of humor and references to sexuality. Peregrinations de Georges Hugnet.Complete with the errata sheet) .de toute rareté .en bon état malgré les petits défauts signalés (very good condition in spite of the smalls defects indicated). . La Librairie Guimard offre aux clients AbeBooks 15% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 760 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Biblia Sacra - [The Gutenberg 42 Line Bible]

      Pageant Books, New Jersey 1961 - Hand-bound in 2 volumes and limited to 1000 sets. Derived from the Ansel Verlag edition itself based on the copy in the Koniglichen Bibliothek in Berlin and the celebrated Standischen Landesbibliothek [Fulda] copy. Text reproduced lithographically and the illuminations by sheet-fed gravure. Specially produced 100% rag content. An exceptional achievement, exceptionally well-preserved in slip-cases. Additional detail &c. On request. 20 Kg. 0 pp.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        The Unsinkable Molly Brown

      G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1961 - First edition. Fine in an about fine dustwrapper with slight age-toning. Long and warm Inscription by Richard Morris in the year of publication to fellow playwright Leonard Spigelgass, probably best known for his hit play *A Majority of One*. A scarce musical based on the life of the irrepressible *Titanic* survivor, later a film with Debbie Reynolds. A surprisingly uncommon play, in nice condition, with a nice association. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        cover title]: The Colorful World of Babar The Little Elephant / Le Monde Pittoresque De Babar Le Petit Elephant

      Determined Productions, San Francisco 1961 - First edition. Large folio (approximately 14" x 20"). Horizontal canvas tape bound with printed stiff card covers. First (title) leaf detached, with tiny tears and a small stain at the extremities, a bit of foxing on the covers, else a near fine copy of this coloring book with captions in both English and French. Exceptionally scarce. *OCLC* locates no copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Stranger in a Strange Land

      Putnam 1961 - First Edition, First Printing with code C22 on page 408. This copy is SIGNED by Robert A. Heinlein on a laid in signature. A stunning dustjacket with no chips, tears or pieces missing. This original dustjacket is rich in color with no fading. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy of this True First Edition housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation and presentation. We buy Heinlein First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND

      NEW YORK NY PUTNAM'S SONS (G.P.) PUB 1961. - NEAR FINE IN A NEAR FINE D.J. WITH "C22" ON TERMINAL LEAF / WINNER OF THE HUGO AWARD BOOK'S SPINE IS ONLY SLIGHTLY DARKENED WITH BRIGHT GILT TITLES, NO BUMPS TO CORNERS, AND VERY CLEAN INSIDE AND ON THE TOP EDGE OF THE TEXT WHICH IS STAINED LIGHT GREEN, AND WITHOUT ANY MARKS TO THE BINDING OR THE TEXT. SUPPLIED FIRST ISSUE D.J. IS VERY NICE WITH JUST A TRACE OF CORNER RUB AND EDGE WEAR, SOME LIGHT RUB AT THE LOWER THIRD OF THE SPINE PANEL, SOME TONING TO THE FLAPS TOP CORNERS, JUST A TRACE OF BARELY DETECTABLE COLOR-FADE/STICKER REMOVAL TO THE SPINE PANEL, A SHORT TEAR AT THE TOP OF THE REAR PANEL, AND IS NOT PRICE-CLIPPED (FLAP PRICE IS $4.50). A EXCELLENT CLEAN, BRIGHT, FRESH COPY WITH NO REMAINDER MARK. AND QUITE A BIT ABOVE AVERAGE FOR THIS SCIENCE FICTION HIGHSPOT. FIRST EDITION. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Stranger in a Strange Land

      Putnam's 1961 - First printing with code "C22" on page 408 and green colored page edge. Jacket with code "0761" on the front flap. Original price of $4.50 not clipped. SIGNED on the title page by Heinlein. Book in very good condition, with some dampstaining to the foot of the spine and rear cover; front hinge cracked; in good to very good dust jacket with dampstaining to rear; chipping along edges and some rubbing to the front. Scarce signed copy of the cult classic. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Stranger in a Strange Land

      Putnam's 1961 - A near fine first edition in a near fine dust jacket. With no reference to later printings on the copyright page. Original price of $4.50 still on front flap of the dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's clamshell case with leather spine and gold gilt lettering and decoration. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Stranger in a Strange Land

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1961 - First edition in green cloth with gilt stamped spine and top edge stained green. First Edition, First Printing with code C22 on page 408. Jacket design by Ben Feder. Winner of the 1962 Hugo Award for best novel.Fine in VG jacket. Book has slight spine lean, slightly darkened spine panel and light shelf wear along bottom edge. Previous owners name to f.f.e, otherwise interior is unmarked with clean white pages. First state VG jacket is un-clipped, protected and has "0761" code. The jacket has fading to spine, bumped spine ends, minor soiling and light pencils on rear, and wear along edges and folds. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        COULEURS DU SILENCE. 1ª edición de 300 ejemplares nominados, aquí 153. Autógrafo.

      - Vincennes. Presses du Maitre-Imprimeur François Marti. Le Soleil Bleu. 1961. 4º menor, 62pp y vuelta, 3h. 14 láminas correspondientes a otros tantos grabados originales litográficos en negro fuera de texto sobre recio papel. Encuadernación original a la rústica ilustrada con viñeta, sobrecubierta de papel vegetal del editor, intonso en origen, buen papel barbado. Perfecto ejemplar, firmado y dedicado por el autor, tirada única de 300 ejemplares nominados, aquí 153. Henri Olive - Tamari, 1898-1980. [DEDICATORIA AUTOGRAFA] [PRIMERA EDICION]Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        I GRANDI PITTORI DELL'OTTOCENTO ITALIANO.

      Milano 1961 - 3 voll. Ril. in tela con sovr. e solido cofanetto, titolo in oro, cm 37x30. Vol. I: I PITTORI DELL'ALTA ITALIA, pp 165, 19 tavv a colori nel t. e 98 f.t.; Vol. II: I MACCHIAIOLI E LA SCUOLA TOSCANA, pp 227, 29 tavv a colori nel t. e 162 f.t.; Vol. III: LA SCUOLA NAPOLETANA, pp 180, 32 tavv a colori nel t. e 97 f.t. Ottimo esemplare.

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        Tropic of Cancer

      Grove Press 1961 - New York: Grove Press, 1961. First American Edition, Fourth Printing; in original dust jacket with price of $7.50 intact. Signed on the front free end paper by Henry Miller, inscribed to previous owner. In Near Fine condition, in a Very Good dust jacket. Clean text. Sound binding. 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. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        TROPIC OF CANCER

      NY: Grove Press, (1961) - First American edition of this modern classic first published in Paris in 1934. Lawrence Durrell wrote that this title "stands beside Moby Dick and that "American literature today begins and ends with what he [Miller] has done". Basis for the 1970 film starring Rip Torn. A virtually Fine copy in like dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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        coloured comic book] JOHN F. KENNEDY. NEW U.S. PRESIDENT.

      United States Information Service. Publisher not stated but item stamped on cover 'With the Compliments of the AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER | 217 avenue Louise | BRUXELLES 5' 1961 - 4to (25 x 17.5 cm), 16 pages. Stapled. Colour throughout. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper. An interesting piece of Kennedy ephemera, using the comic-book medium in a serious manner at the beginning of the 'Pop Art' era. Attractively and professionally drawn, and laid out in panels like a Marvel or DC Comic. Giving a positive account of Kennedy's background and political activities (for example his 'forward looking stand on U.S. domestic issues'). Caption to last panel reads 'On January 20, 1961 Kennedy and Johnson were inaugurated President and Vice President for a four year term. In America's democracy, both must prove their worth in this term in order to be re-elected in 1964 . . .'. Back cover carries a list, with portraits, of the U.S. Presidents. Described by one authority as 'previously unknown', only two other copies have been noted: one at the United States. Tjwo copies have recently been discovered - one in the Belgian Embassy and the other in Brisbane. The item is said to have been distributed by the USIS (United States Information Service) to US Embassies.

      [Bookseller: Richard M. Ford Ltd]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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