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        The Golden Khersonese Studies in the Historical Geography of the Malay Peninsula before AD 1500

      Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press, 1961. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/N/A. New. In this comprehensive work the author attempts to piece together the historical geography of the peninsula before more reliable written records started appearing from the mid 16th century onwards. The work was ground breaking because for the first time Wheatley painstaking re-examines whatever first hand resources were available rather than relying on second hand translations and suppositions. This 388 page book is divided into seven parts namely I - China & the Malay Peninsula, II - The Malay Peninsula as Known to the West, III - The Indians in Malaya, IV - The Arabs in Malaya, V Three Forgotten Kingdoms, VI - The Isthmian Age, and VII - A City that was Made for Merchandise. There are also numerous maps, diagrams and a bibliography of more than 40 pages. Weight 0.60 Kg. Airmail postage to Asia Pacific countries: $8, to Central Asia, Europe & the Middle East: $12 and to Africa and North & South America: $16. Surface mail worldwide $6. Postage within Malaysia is free& & This is not an ex-library book, but a previous owner's name has been inked on one of the front endpapers. The gilt lettering on the spine is worn, but still clearly visible. There has been some bumping to the spine ends. Otherwise this is a clean book with mild tanning throughout and strong binding. The fold-out maps are in tact and another map of south-east asia in Ptolemy's time is laid in but has not been detached from this book.

      [Bookseller: The Penang Bookshelf]
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        Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard

      San Francisco: Limited Editions Club, 1961. Limited. hardcover. fine. De Freitas, Lima. With an introduction by Rupert Croft-Cooke and illustrations by Lima de Freitas. Full-page color plates and b/w in-text drawings throughout. 376pp printed in double columns. 4to, handsomely rebound in 1/2 burgundy morocco; gilt-decorated spine with raised bands; marbled endpapers, t.e.g. San Francisco: The Limited Editions Club, 1961. A fine copy. One of 1500 numbered copies, signed by the illustrator.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        Variations: Drawings, Water Colors, Etchings and Lithographs by Vertes

      New York Graphic Society, Greenwich, CT 1961 - (1961). 4to. LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION, one of 100 copies with original SIGNED and NUMBERED lithograph laid-in. Clean, bright copy. A bit of yellowing to cloth spine ends. Tanning to d.j. margins. Clipped flap. Tear to foot of spine of publisher's unprinted acetate d.j. VG/VG. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Strand Book Store, ABAA]
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        Shills Can't Cash Chips (Signed First Edition)

      New York: William Morrow, 1961. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author to his niece on the front endpaper: "To Nordie / With all love from your / Uncle Erle / Erle Stanley Gardner." Binding ever-so-slightly cocked, else Fine in a Fine dust jacket. A Bertha Cool and Donald Lam mystery.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Catch 22

      Simon & Schuster, 1961. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Simon & Schuster, New York 1961. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Printing with no additional printings listed. Blue cloth boards with white lettering. Signed by Joseph Heller with East Hampton, New York written on a laid in page. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good+, light spots on the boards, soft shelf wear, clean pages, tight spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, author's photo at the rear panel, jacket price clipped, shelf wear and chipping, darkening at the jacket spine, tear at the head of the front panel.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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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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        A FALL OF MOONDUST

      New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.,. [1961]. cloth.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A very sharp copy. (#136405).. First edition. A novel of a rescue operation on the Moon. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-101.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Catch 22

      Simon & Schuster, 1961. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Simon & Schuster, New York 1961. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Printing with no additional printings listed. Blue cloth boards with white lettering. Signed by Joseph Heller with East Hampton, New York written on a laid in page. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good+, light spots on the boards, soft shelf wear, clean pages, tight spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, author's photo at the rear panel, jacket price clipped, shelf wear and chipping, darkening at the jacket spine, tear at the head of the front panel.

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        La vie de la Forêt Française au XVIe siècle ---------- 2 Volumes / 2

      SEVPEN - Paris 1961. 2 Volumes/. -- Parafit état -- Brochés cousus. Format in-8°( 24,5 x 16,4 cm )( 1240 gr les 2 ). ------- 325 & 473 pages avec de nombreux tableaux + 1 grande carte dépliante à part . **************** [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Okmhistoire]
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        a 277-page typescript titled "Tales from the Shenandoah"

      ca. 1961 - 28x21cm, 277 pp., Weighs 1200 grams. This is a typescript of an unpublished novel dealing with the nascent civil rights movement authored by the anti-Semitic conspiracy theorist [ and Ezra Pound disciple] Eustace Mullins. Pagination runs (2) [title & 1- page synopsis];1-9; 9-96; 116 -117; 122-126; 138-300; 302. Incomplete. Appears to be comprised of several different versions of this manuscript with varying paginations- uncertain if this was Mullins edited version or if this is incomplete. This appears to be among the final drafts, as an earlier version included Ezra Pound as a character, which Pound reportedly objected to and Mullins extensively revised. Mullins submitted this to the publisher of his Pound biography, who declined. ["a novel about a small town in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, consist of ten chapters, each one a vignette in the larger story. 300,000 words, The central figure is the Reverend Henry West, who becomes involved in sit-in demonstrations with Negroes, and falls in love with a 14-year-old mulatto girl, the illegitimate daughter of the Judge of the Supreme Court. The lives of all of the characters are intertwined and lead to a vigorous climax.,." - synopsis].

      [Bookseller: Expatriate Bookshop of Denmark]
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        Picasso's Picassos

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1961 - First edition. Folio. Endpapers a little foxed, a little cocked, very good in a chipped, fair only dustwrapper. Inscribed by Duncan (writ large) to author James Jones: "19 May '63. Paris. For James Jones -- Whose work reflects the conflict and love of our time. Dave Duncan." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        A Fall of Moondust

      NY: Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc., (1961). First edition. Inscribed by Clarke to legendary editor, agent, and collector Forrest Ackerman, who is often referred to as "Mr. Science Fiction." Tourists crash on the Moon and are buried in fifty feet of moon dust. The rescue completes the picture. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper with just a touch of sunning to the edges.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Spacemen : No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 1965 Yearbook, No. 2 (1997) : Ten Issues

      Warren : Ackerman, 1961. ....Magazines, ten issues. #1 is vg- due to some edge wear and the covers are separated from each other and the pages. #2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 are g+ to vg- as the covers are detached from each other and the pages. #8 is near fine. The 1965 Yearbook is vg+ or better. #2 (1997) is between vg+ and near fine; this is the flip side of "Cult Movies" Magazine No. 21. (Note: the flip side of "Cult Movies" #19 is "Spacemen" No.1 (1997), but I do not have it; and I do not know if there were any others). .......... First Edition, First Printing. Paper. Fine. Magazine.

      [Bookseller: Terry Nudds]
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        THE EYE OF THE WIND. Signed and with original ink & watercolour drawing.

      Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1961 - Third Impression, one month after the first printing. 8vo. (8.8 x 6.1 inches). Signed by the author on the title page, dated 1968, with an original ink and watercolour drawing of a goose in flight. Illustrated throughout with four colour plates and 50 mono illustrations, many photographic. A Fine copy in fine leather binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Half brick morocco. Spine with five raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments ruled and lettered in gilt. Brown cloth on boards. All edges gilt. Original illustrated endpapers bound in. A fine copy in an attractive fine binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster-ABA.]
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        Faces in the Water

      Christchurch, New Zealand: Pegasus, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/good. Hard Cover," 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Tape reside wher covers have been in plastic binding - there are also some number stamps - possibly from a private library? Dust jacket is good except for tape residue to flaps and some tape residue to top and bottom edges of DJ.

      [Bookseller: The Last Word]
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        Weegee: An Autobiography

      Ziff-Davis, 1961. First edition of the famed photographer's autobiography. Octavo. Inscribed by the author, "To Frances Colley Weegee". Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear. The acclaimed street photographer of Naked Hollywood and Naked City is known for his documentation of the lurid undersides of stardom and commerce in mid-century Los Angeles. His use of distortion through trick lenses and multiple exposures is part of the Weegee-trademark, but it is also an artful glimpse into Weegee's perception of the underlying themes of Hollywood profiling. Ultimately, Weegee's work can be seen as a noirish glance into the urban life of the early Twentieth Century, while his autobiography is an insight into the behind that glance

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Obras Escogidas / Estudio preliminar, biografía, bibliografía, notas y apéndices de Federico Carlos Sáinz de Robles. Tomo I. Teatro [& Tomo II. Poesías Líricas, Poemas, Prosa, Novelas & Tomo III. Teatro]

      Madrid : Aguilar, 1955-1961 - ~ 3 vol. ~ Con reproducción de retratos del autor en cada uno de los tres frontis ~ Los tomos I & II son de tercera edición ~ Plena piel editorial, títulos dorados en lomos y tapas superiores, cintas de registro, los dos tomos de Teatro con los 3 cortes decorados, el tomo de Poesía con los 3 cortes pintados ~ I: 1711p; II: 1634p; III: 1530p ~ 18x14x12cm. ~ Excelente conjunto, con las encuadernaciones originales en piel perfectamente conservadas ~ Heavy item, circa 2.0 Kg. Extra postage costs may apply (please ask for quotation before ordering, clicking on the "Ask Bookseller a Question" button to be found below) ~ LANGUAGE: Español / Additional images available/ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lirolay]
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        THE BIG TIME - ORIGINAL COVER PAINTING

      [Ace Books, Wantagh, NY 1961 - Original preliminary cover painting for the Ace paperback edition of Fritz Leiber's Hugo Award-winning novel 'The Big Time,' painted by legendary science fiction illustrator Ed Emshwiller. Gouache on art board, measuring 7 X 5.25 inches overall, with the center image measuring 6 X 4 inches; signed by Ed Emshwiller on verso, with his Wantagh, NY address printed just below. Some brief marginalia on recto in the artist's hand, else a Fine, sharp-cornered example. The painting varies slightly from the finished image, but conceptually, Emshwiller carried the idea through. Any original artwork associated with Hugo Award-winning novels is highly sought after, and seldom appears on the market.

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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        'Thunderball' (A James Bond Spy Thriller) contained within 'Argosy' magazine for men. Volume 353, Number 6, December 1961

      Ohio and New York: Popular Publications, Incorporated. 1961, 1961. Magazine format in pictorial paper wraps. Original price: 50 cents. Minor wear to spine and postal label to upper else fine. The novel 'Thunderball' is advertised on the front cover as an 'extra book bonus' and appears on pages 128–44, with a sepia-toned frontispiece illustration by Gil Cohen. An abridged version published shortly after the bookform edition. This is the first American periodical appearance and the first US illustrated edition. Scarce. Gilbert A9b 'Periodical Appearances', page 319.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        A Severed Head (First UK Edition, signed)

      London: Chatto and Windus, 1961. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. A touch of foxing on the top page edges, else Fine in a Fine dust jacket. An exceptional copy.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The Birthday Party & The Room: Two Plays

      Grove Press New York: Grove Press. (1961). First. First American edition. Fine in a lightly rubbed, near fine dustwrapper. A much nicer than usual copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH

      1961. Photograph. About Fine. Vintage 8" x 10" photograph of Frost seated outside a house next to a woman (the recipient?) with two men seated on each side of them, with the stamp of the photographer on the verso: John F. Smith, Jr. of Middlebury, Vermont. Loosely inserted into a mat on which at the bottom is SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the poet: "to Elaine McAllister from Robert Frost Bread Loaf VT '61/Christmas greetings." It is likely that the other seated men are writers and/or teachers at Bread Loaf, but we were unable to identify them.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        MASTERING THE ART OF FRENCH COOKING

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First edition. about Fine/Near Fine. Book Fine but for minor foxing to closed page block and a previous owner's gift inscription on the first blank. "First Edition" stated on the copyright page, deep red top-stain, and "Note About the Authors" dated August 1961. Dust jacket Near Fine with a few short tears, minor soiling and slight loss from the lower edge of the spine. Otherwise a bright, fresh copy, unsunned and apparently unused. & & Child's culinary impact was felt long before the latest craze in the wake of the 2009 film "Julie & Julia," starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams (particularly by those of us in her hometown of Pasadena). A scarce first in any condition, but, not surprisingly, most copies splattered with wine around the coq a vin recipe, glued with cheese on the soufflé page and seemingly dipped in hollandaise sauce, not to mention the copious notes written in the margins around family favorites. This copy suffers from none of those annoyances; a true collector's copy. about Fine in Near Fine. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        The Last Bourbons of Naples (1825-1861)

      Methuen and Co Ltd., London,, 1961. Octavo. Original blue cloth, decoration and titles to upper board and spine in silver, top edge stained red. With the dust jacket. Illustrated. Slight discolouration to edges of the boards but an excellent copy in the rather creased and tanned dust jacket. First Edition, First Impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "For dearest Arthur and Beryl with the fondest love of ancient Aroldo". The recipients were Arthur Waley and his partner Beryl de Zoete. One of Acton's best books and quite uncommon inscribed.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Clock Without Hands

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1961 - The first edition, published by Houghton Mifflin in 1961. ( First printing stated on the copyright page, title page and copyright pages with corresponding dates. ) This copy has been signed by Carson McCullers in a somewhat infirmed hand. A very good copy with light wear to the lower edge and light fading to the spine. Dust jacket near fine - lacking the ubiquitous rubbing to the black panels. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Reluctant Bookseller]
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        The Centurions

      London: Hutchinson, 1961 very rare first edition in near fine DW, unclipped, minor foxing to edges or folds of DW, small area foxing to closed fore edge of pages, not written in or marked, minor foxing from accumulated dust to closed top edge, very scarce with a near pristine DW, our standard shipping rate will be charged but we will upgrade to signature required courier delivery, we prefer a bank deposit as payment for this item please, when the English edition was published it met with controversy and totally different reviews to the blockbuster French edition, and is consequentially a rare item, 487pp. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Val Biro. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

      [Bookseller: Fortuna Books]
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        CALL FOR THE DEAD

      London:: Gollancz Ltd.,. 1961. First edition of his first book. Endpapers replaced, minor cover wear, otherwise very good or better. Lacking the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard.

      Limited Editions Club, San Francisco 1961 - One of 1500 numbered copies, signed by the illustrator. With an introduction by Rupert Croft-Cooke and illustrations by Lima de Freitas. Full-page color plates and b/w in-text drawings throughout. 376pp printed in double columns. 4to, handsomely rebound in 1/2 burgundy morocco; gilt-decorated spine with raised bands; marbled endpapers, t.e.g. San Francisco: The Limited Editions Club, 1961. A fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        CATCH-22.

      Simon & Schuster,, New York: 1961 - First edition of the author's first and most famous book. On just about every list of the most important books of the Twentieth century--its anti-war attitude set the tone for the 1960's, and the title became part of our lexicon. Mike Nichols directed the 1970 screen version with Alan Arkin, Anthony Perkins, Martin Sheen, et al. The book is fine with only the barest fading to the blue cloth and a very slight bump to lower front corner; in an about fine, unclipped, unrestored and unchipped, bright dust jacket. This book is from the collection of Scott and Vivian Donaldson with their tasteful bookplate on the rear pastedown under the dust jacket flap. Scott is considered one of our leading literary biographers. He has written eight books on 20th-century American authors and is listed among prominent 20th-century Virginia authors by the Virginia Center for the book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush, member ABAA]
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        Catch-22

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1961. hardcover. fine. 472pp. Thick 8vo, handsomely rebound in full blue morocco; blind-stamped border on covers and ornate gilt-decorated spine; uncut edges, top edge red. New York: Simon and Schuster, (1961). Early edition, same year as the first. A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        A los toros avec Picasso. Texte de Jaime Sabartes..

      Quer-Gr.-8° (25, 5 x 32, 5 cm), 4 Orig.-Lithographien (davon eine mehrfarbig), 153 S. u. 103 teilw. farb. Abb., OLwd. in Schuber, Schuebr etwas berieben u. min. fleckig, Buch tadell. Erste Auflage. Druck der Lithographien von Mourlot. Die Lithographien wurden von Picasso, der ein grosser Freund des Stierkampes war, extra für dieses Werk geschaffen. Die reproduzierten Zeichnungen entstanden 1959-60. (Bloch 1014-1017, Bloch livres 108).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        Rare autographed letter signed in full

      unbound. Signed by the psychoanalyst who trained as one of Freud's first students and whose study of Flaubert's Temptation of St. Anthony, is acknowledged as the first psychoanalytic dissertation ever written. This letter was written to a correspondent thanking her for a book. 1 page on personal letterhead. 8 1/2" x 11". New York, October 17, 1961. "...I have a deadline for delivering a manuscript and it must therefore wait. Your lines gave me who is old has-been, great pleasure...

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        THOUGHTS IN SOLITUDE

      New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, (1961). First Edition. Hardcover. Wear to the head of the spine of the book; dustwrapper with some tape repairs. Very Good in a Good or better dustwrapper. Second Printing of this collection of meditations. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper: "To Miss -----/at the request of -----/with my blessings + prayers/in our Lord/Thomas Merton." Merton tended to sign as "Father Louis" in most of the trade editions of his books that we have encountered.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Portrait photograph of Edward Albee

      New York april 18 1961 New York, april 18, 1961. (ALBEE, EDWARD) Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten (1978). 35 x 23 cm. (approx 14 x 8-3/4 inches). Half-length, seated, in semi-profile. Gelatin silver print. Fine. Verso docketed with holograph notations in pencil giving the name of the sitter, date of the photograph, and the the Van Vechten's reference to negative and print ("VII SS:19")

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Dada Profile

      Zürich: Verlag Die Arche, 1961 First edition, first printing. Signed and inscribed by the author: "Dem erzähler bis neu Geschichten / Hans [Aarahold?] / freunds [?] / Hans Richter / Neujahr 61, [?]." A very good copy with very slight wear to the spine head and tail, with one loose plate and one loosening, in a very good dustjacket with bright panels and only slight wear along the edges. Richter was born in Berlin and moved to Zurich in 1916 where he became a major part of the avant-garde Dada movement as a painter, graphic artist and filmmaker. This book contains facsimiles of his work from 1916-1918 and is part of the "Sammlung Horizont" collection of books profiling artists who were Richter's contemporaries.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included. Illus. by Richter, Hans.

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        SILENCE: LECTURES AND WRITINGS BY JOHN CAGE - SIGNED BY THE COMPOSER

      (CAGE, JOHN). Cage, John. SILENCE: LECTURES AND WRITINGS BY JOHN CAGE - SIGNED BY THE COMPOSER. Signed by the Composer. Middletown, CT. 1961 (1967).: Wesleyan University Press, Second Printing. Small 4to. Buckram in Illustrated Jacket. Music Monograph. Very Good/Very Good. 276pp, no illustrations, decorative endpapers. "Silence" is the influential first book of writings and lectures on musical thought by the renowned late American avant-garde composer John Cage. An internally most handsome copy of the 1967 hardbound second printing SIGNED "John Cage" in blue ink under the word "Silence" on the half title page showing some rubbing and spotting to the exterior of the rear board in a slightly rubbed, price-clipped dust jacket. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. LC 61-14238 Inventory Number: 022482&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        One Hundred Years of Chinese Painting. Jin Bai Nian Zhong Guo Hua Xuan, 1961. Ren Po Nien,Wu Changshuo, Ch'i Pai Shih, Hsu Pei Hung,Huang Pin Hung

      Hong Kong: The Photoart Publishing Company, 1961 - First edition, first printing. Folio, 37.5*27*2cm, wt:1.4kg, x+100p+2,100 plates printed on one side only. 100 paintings (30 color prints). Ch'i Pai Shih (26 paintings), Wu Changshuo (14), Hsu Pei Hung (10), Ren Po Nien (10), Huang Pin Hung (13), altogether 100 masterpieces of traditional Chinese paintings finely illustrated. Text in both Chinese and English. In addition, the previous owner has tipped in 14 extra color prints by famous Ming and Ching dynasty artists, including a folded plate. Also inserted in the book is a silk painting (see the last scan). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Jungle Book. The Second Jungle Book. With Illustrations by J. Lockwood Kipling and W.H. Drake

      London: Macmillan, 1961-62. 2 vols. in one, 8vo, vii, 277; (iv), 299pp.; with black and white plates and illustrations in the text throughout. Full light blue polished calf panelled in gilt, backstrip richly gilt with red and blue morocco labels, gilt edges, a virtually flawless copy bound by Bayntun c. 1960. Well printed modern editions in a lovely binding, perfect for presentation.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Jazzlife. Auf den Spuren des Jazz

      Baden, Germany: Offenburg,, 1961. Perfect bound. Original black, white, and red wrappers. Illustrations from photos by William Claxton throughout. Lightly rubbed at extremities, very short tear at tail of spine, wrappers and margins of contents faintly toned. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression, wrappered issue. Joachim E. Berendt was an important jazz promoter in Germany following the Second World War. He wrote a number of significant books on jazz and produced numerous radio and television programmes that are credited with popularising the style in Germany. His collaborator, photographer William Claxton, was well-known for his images of jazz musicians. A significant and attractive volume.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Sneetches And Other Stories

      Random House, 1961. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover w/ jacket. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Signed by the Author. Clean text. Gently read. No children's names or other markings. All 63 pages and end pages completely clean. Some light wear to the board edges and light bumping to the corners. Pictorial boards reflecting the jacket art. Dust cover not clipped with original 295/295 intact. Some light shelf wear, light chipping to the spine crown and heel, some edge wear and rubbing to the flap creases. Original Rudolf Flesch blurb present to the rear panel as required for the 1st printing jacket. Presents well under new mylar cover. Uncommon signed copy with small cartoon.

      [Bookseller: Southern Books]
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        WHERE THE RED FERN GROWS (Inscribed First Edition)

      Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1961. First edition. Very Good/Very Good. True first printing with "First Edition" statement on copyright page. A Very Good copy of the book with clippings on front paste-down, some removed, otherwise book is attractive. Dust jacket also Very Good with a large chip missing from the lower edge of the front panel and smaller chips and tears at the spine ends. Jacket correctly priced at $3.95 for the first issue. Inscribed by the author on the front end paper "To --- and --- Sincerely, Wilson Rawls" with both names unfortunately crossed out in black marker. A beloved children's story about a boy and his two coon hounds. This book is surprisingly scarce in the first edition, particularly inscribed. Falling squarely within the pantheon of beloved pet literature along with "White Fang," "The Yearling," and "Old Yeller." Very Good in Very Good. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Le cantique des cantiques *

      F.Mermod, Lausanne 1961. - En feuilles 40 x 31, couverture muette, chemise demi parchemin titré au dos, étui toilé. Carte de visite jointe. L'un des 80 exemplaires numérotés sur Auvergne, signés par l'artiste, avec suite sur Chine. L'illustration propose en alternance des images quasi abstraites et des personnages/visages dans ce prolongement de l'oeuvre éditoriale du père à travers celle de sa fille. Histoire d'une famille sur laquelle une publication sérieuse fait cruellement défaut.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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