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        Warren Commission Exhibit No. 305. Lee Harvey Oswald addresses and signs an envelope to his brother ? he?s affixed a pair of Russian stamps just issued to commemorate cosmonaut Titov?s Vostok 2 flight in August

      Minsk, [Russia], September 9, 1961 Envelope addressed by Lee Harvey Oswald to his brother: ?U.S.A. / Fort Worth, Texas / 7313 Davenport St. / Mr. R. Oswald,? handwriting his return address and signing his name in Russian in the lower left: ?Minsk / ul. Kalinina / House 4, Apt. 24 / A. Oswald,? 6? x 4.5?. In Russia, he called himself Alek. Part of Warren Commission Exhibit No. 305. Pictured on page 841 of Volume XVI of the Warren Commission Hearings. Fine condition.In the letter enclosed in this envelope (not present, but a photocopy of the letter, part of Warren Commission Exhibit No. 305, is included), Oswald tells his brother, in part, ?The Russians are holding me up, and are giving me some trouble about the visas, so for now I can only wait. In general for an ordinary Russian, Its impossible to leave the USSR, simply because he wants too. However, I and my wife have the possibility because of the fact I am still an american citizen and have the U.S. passport...?From the collection of Dr. John K. La

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Hell in the Heavens [with Signatures of Six Aces, 4 Congressional Medal of Honor winners]

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1961 New York: Putnam, 1961. First Edition. Octavo, 320 pp + photographic section. Light blue cloth with dark blue imprinting, pictorial dustjacket. Jacket is worn and stained, pieces missing with tape repairs. Book with wear to cover, tape stains and remnants on endpapers, slightly shaken. Good Plus book in Good jacket. Scarce even without the signatures, this unique first edition copy of (USMC)Captain John F. Foster's Hell in the Heavens bears the signatures of six of the courageous and history making Chance Vought Corsair pilots in the Pacific Theater of World War II - four of them Congressional Medal of Honor winners. These men signed their names, with a brief inscription including their squadron numbers, on the title page and facing page. Included are Joe Foss, 26 victories, Congressional Medal of Honor; Ken Walsh, 21 victories, Congressional Medal of Honor; Bob Galer, 14 victories, Congressional Medal of Honor; Jim Swett, 15 1/2 victories, Congressional Medal of Honor; Harold E. "Murderous Manny" Segal, 12 victories; and Phil DeLong, 11 victories. Not replaceable; for a serious Pacific Theater collector. As always, please feel free to ask questions or request additional scans. L5

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        _Doroga w kosmos. (russ.; Way into space/ Der Weg in den Kosmos, Mein Flug ins All.)

      Moskau 1961. Cloth with dust jacket 237 S. Sehr guter Zustand/ very good, Erste Ausgabe der Autobiographie des ersten Kosmonauten, die unter verschiedenen Titeln in deutscher Sprache erschien. Mit Illustriertem Orig.Einband und Umschlag Textabbildungen. Schutzumschlag mit Randläsuren. Auf Vorsatz Kulimarginalie./ First edition of the autobiography of the first man in space. Illustrated dustjacket over illustrated blue cloth. Text throughout with fotos. Dustjacked with small fisures at edges, marginal note at flyleaf..

      [Bookseller: Wissenschaftliches Antiquariat Thomas Ha]
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        Naumann, Hermann. - "Psalm 42".

      . Illustration. Radierung/Kaltnadel, auf Hahnemühle-Bütten, 1961. Von Hermann Naumann. 64 x 38 cm (Darstellung / Platte) / 78 x 54 cm (Blatt). In der Platte rechts unten monogrammiert und datiert. Rechts unterhalb der Platte in Bleistift signiert und datiert, links betitelt und mittig bezeichnet "Kaltnadelrad.". Am Blattrand links unten Wasserzeichen der Hahnemühle. - Tadelloses Exemplar. Hermann Naumann (*1930 Kötzschenbroda / heute Radebeul, lebt und arbeitet in Dittersbach-Dürrröhrsdorf). Deutscher Maler, Grafiker und Bildhauer. 1946 Lehre als Steinmetz und Privatausbildung zum Plastiker bei Burkhart Ebe. 1947-49 Bildhauerlehre bei Herbert Volwahsen. 1950 Aufnahme in den Verband Bildender Künstler Deutschlands (VBKD) und Bezug des Ateliers im Künstlerhaus Dresden-Loschwitz. Seitdem freischaffend tätig. Gleichzeitig Beginn der Beschäftigung mit Malerei und Druckgrafik; erste Ölgemälde und Illustrationen zu Dostojewski. 1952 die brühmte Punzenstich-Folge zu Franz Kafka "Der Prozeß". 1969 Auszeichnung "Schönste Bücher der DDR" für die Illustrationen zu "Meine jüdischen Augen" beim Verlag Philipp Reclam jun. Leipzig. 1977 erste umfassende Retrospektive in der Kunsthalle Rostock, 1988 Retrospektive im Stadtmuseum Bautzen, 2000 Ausstellung zum 70. Geburtstag im Stadtmuseum Dresden, 2010 Ausstellung zum 80. Geburtstag in der Kunsthandlung Koenitz Dresden..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Himmel]
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        Karluv Most:

      Prague: Státní Nakladatelství,, 1961. Ve Fotografii. Quarto. Original grey boards, illustration to front cover gilt, titles to spine in blue. With the dust jacket. Illustrated with 160 black and white photographic plates. A fine copy in a mildly toned jacket with a few nicks and minor chips to extremities repaired with tape to verso. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed in Czech on front flyleaf by Sudek and dated 20 May 1961. This volume collects numerous photographs by Sudek of Prague's oldest bridge, Charles Bridge.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Andreas oder die Vereinigung

      Frankfurt am Main Fischer Bucherei 1961. Paperback. Text is in German. Covers are lightly tanned and marked. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are slightly worn and bumped. Previous owner's name penned on FEP. Binding is intact, contents are clean and clear. AM paperback Used. Good

      [Bookseller: PsychoBabel & Skoob Books]
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        Horseman, Pass By

      Harper & Brothers, 1961. First Edition (first printing). The first book by the award-winning author of LONESOME DOVE and THE LAST PICTURE SHOW, the realistic story of a young man on a Texas ranch. Basis for the film, HUD. About Fine/Near Fine -- very light foxing to the top edge of the pages and a bit of crimping at the head and foot of the dust jacket spine. Signed twice by McMurtry -- once on a small bookplate-sized piece of paper and once on a card, with the handwritten note: "You're always welcome at the store but you must give up the idea of publishing me -- it won't happen. Larry McMurtry." Both of these are laid in (not attached) to the book. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        President Kennedy expresses his full support to the Governor of Delaware on the historic interstate-Federal compact for the Delaware River Basin

      Typed Letter Signed, "John Kennedy", one page, 6.5" X 9.5" visible, on The White House / Washington letterhead, March 23, 1961. Addressed to The Honorable Elbert N. Carvel. Professionally matted and framed with a portrait image of the President to a finished size of 25" x 23". Folds barely visible with one through the President's signature, round 'received' stamp in top left blank area, else fine condition.In part, "I very much appreciate your courtesy...in transmitting to me the proposed interstate-Federal compact for the Delaware River Basin. / This compact culminates many years of negotiation among the States of the Delaware River Basin...The compact is unique in the form of organization and the extent of Federal participation proposed. I am, therefore, requesting Secretary of Interior Stewart Udall as my representative to take leadership in reviewing this compact with the Federal agencies concerned.../ I can assure you that every effort will be made to achieve this objective

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        Revolutionary Road

      Little Brown and Company, 1961. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Little Brown and Company, New York 1961. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Edition, no additional printings. Original jacket priced at $4.75 at the front flap. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, tight spine. Light shelf wear, a few pages have light spots. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, age toning, shelf wear. Light chipping, tear at the front panel. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        VINTAGE FILM SCRIPT) JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG by Abby Mann Revised Final January 9, 1961

      United Artists 1961 - Vinyl silkscreened wrappers, brad-bound, mimeographed, 180 pp., of which almost half are revisions on different colors of paper, dated up through 2/6/61. Stanley Kramer's famous film about the Nuremberg Trials and the aftermath of the Holocaust. A name is written in ink at top of title page, and a number is stamped at top right, script is overall FINE. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Walter Reuben, Inc.]
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        Rare Minister of Industries Award signed by Che Guevara

      Partly Printed Document Signed ?Che? in Spanish as Minister of Industries, 1p, 11? x 8.5?. [Havana, Cuba], July 1961. Surface creases. Toned from prior framing. Fine condition.?Republic of Cuba / Minister of Industries / Honorable Mention / Silvio R. Dons Smith / Worker of the Company / Ellis Hosiery Mills of Cuba Inc. / has been selected as the most outstanding of those of / July 1961 (Year of Education) / For his effort ?en Pro? of the Increase of Production.? Photograph 1.75? x 2.25? of Smith affixed at lower left.The National Institute of Agrarian Reform (INRA) was established by Fidel Castro in 1959 to administer the new Agrarian Reform law. INRA became the most important governing body in Cuba, with Che Guevara serving as its head in his capacity as Minister of Industries. Under Guevara?s command, INRA established a militia of 100,000, first used to help the government seize control of the expropriated land and supervise its distribution, and later to set up coopera

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        Hippold, Erhard. - Stillleben mit Trauben und Birnen.

      . Lithografie / Farblithografie, in zwei Farben, 1961. Von Erhard Hippold. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 1/20. 42,5 x 57,0 cm (Darstellung) / 50,5 x 68,5 cm (Blatt). In Bleistift signiert und datiert rechts unten und links unten mit eigenhändiger Auflagenbezeichnung. Außerhalb des Steins Prägestempel "Druck Schreiter Presse". - Sehr gut erhalten. Erhard Hippold (1909 Wilkau - 1972 Bad Gottleuba). Lehre zum Porzellanmaler. Ab 1926 in der kunstgewerblichen Abteilung der Vereinigten Technischen Schulen in Zwickau, wo sein Talent von dem Maler Hans Christoph entdeckt wird. 1928 Studium an der Kunstgewerbeakademie Dresden bei Carl Rade. 1931 Unterricht bei Ferdinand Dorsch und Max Feldbauer, ab 1932 dessen Meisterschüler. 1933-39 freischaffend, zusätzlich tätig als Korsettzuschneider. 1933 muss er die Akademie aus politischen Grünen verlassen. 1934 Beginn der Künstlerfreundschaft mit Carl Lohse. 1936 Heirat mit Gussy Hippold Ahnert. 1939-45 als Soldat in englischer Kriegsgefangenschaft. Danach wieder freischaffend in Radebeul. 1949 übernahmen Gussy und Erhard Hippold die Miederwarenwerkstatt ihres Vaters im Haus Sorgenfrei im Stadtteil Oberlößnitz. In den 1950er Jahren beschäftigte er sich zunehmend mit Drucktechniken und unternahm Studienreisen an die Nord? und Ostsee und in die Länder des Baltikums.; 120.

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        Eröffnungen. Eine literarische Zeitschrift. Herausgegeben in Kärnten von Hubert Fabian Kulterer

      Aich b. Bleiburg u. Wien, 1961-1971.. 1.-10. Jg. Nr. 1-24 (In 20 Heften). Alles Erschienene! 4°. Mit Abb. OHefte. Umchläge illustr. Heft 1 noch hektographiert und in Xerox. Wichtige Literaturzeitschrift. Selten komplett. Die Beiträge v. Wieland Schmied, Erna Wobitz, Siegfr. Pflegerl, Dieter Loos, Albert Cook, C. Doria, A. Lernet-Holenia, G. Lampersberg, Christine Lavant, H. F. Kulterer, Jeannie Ebner, H. C. Artmann, R. Hausmann, W. Bauer, G. Rühm, John Lennon, E. Ionesco, K. Bayer, Kurt Schwitters, A. P. Gütersloh, E. Fuchs, A. Camus, F. Hundertwasser, A. Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, K. Kogelnik, Erich Brauer, F. Mayröcker, Dominik Steiger, H. Staudacher, E. Jandl, Herm. Schürer - Heft 12 (1964) mit den Beilagen: Hunderwasser: Das Farben-Gedicht (1 Bl.) und Gerhard Rühm: bewegung (6 Bll.)

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        The Death And Life of Great American Cities

      New York: Random House, 1961. First edition of the author's tour de force. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed in the year of publication by the author, "To Kenneth Hamilton with warmest regards, Sincerely, Jane Jacobs Nov. 1961." Fine in an excellent near fine dust jacket. Rare signed. The Death and Life of Great American Cities was described by The New York Times as "perhaps the most influential single work in the history of town planning. . . . [It] can also be seen in a much larger context. It is first of all a work of literature; the descriptions of street life as a kind of ballet and the bitingly satiric account of traditional planning theory can still be read for pleasure even by those who long ago absorbed and appropriated the book's arguments."

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        For the New Intellectual: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand

      New York: Random House, 1961 - First edition, first printing. Signed by Rand in blue ink to the half-title page. Publisher's black cloth, spine lettered in gilt and ruled in green, author's initials to the front board in blind; in a dust jacket designed by Janet Halverson, with blue, green and magenta illustrations to the front panel and spine. Very good, with some light wear to the extremities, light toning to the endpapers, spine lightly starting at the half-title, otherwise sturdy and intact binding, former owner's inscription and address plate to the half-title, otherwise bright and fresh pages; unclipped dust jacket, with some light creasing to the spine ends, faint toning to the spine, some minor soiling to the otherwise fresh panels. Overall, a tight and attractive, signed copy of Ayn Rand's first full-length non-fiction text. For the New Intellectual is a collection of philosophical speeches, primarily drawn from themes of Rand's novels. After publishing Atlas Shrugged in 1957, Rand transitioned her writing from fiction to philosophy, and her non-fiction texts explain her personal philosophical system that she named Objectivism. For the New Intellectual marks a transitional period for Rand in which she foreshadows her not quite fully developed Objectivism by showing its roots in her earlier fiction works. In this volume, she collects excerpts from her fictional characters' speeches that are most heavily infused with her personal philosophy. Additionally, it includes the eponymous essay "For the New Intellectual," which outlines the origins of philosophy. In her preface, Rand defends her departure from fiction: "I am often asked whether I am primarily a novelist or a philosopher. The answer is: both. In a certain sense, every novelist is a philosopher, because one cannot present a picture of human existence without a philosophical framework." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Totalite et Infini (Totality and Infinity)

      Martinus Nijhoff, La Haye 1961 - 284 pp.; a small stain on front cover; Signature of the Jewish scholar Andre Neher on first blank page (note: the signature is of Andre Neher and not of Levinas)); else in good condition. 245*165 MM [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Where the Red Fern Grows

      Doubleday & Company 1961. Hardcover Book Condition: Very Good. Doubleday & Company, New York 1961. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Edition, no additional printings. Red cloth boards. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean pages, tight spine. Light shelf wear, light spots on the boards. The dust jacket is not present.

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        Oevres de Camille Jordan. Publiees sous la direction de M. Gaston Julia. Tome 1-4 (complete).

      Gauthier-Villars, Paris 1961. Hardcover 495,556,554,610 S. Sehr guter Zustand/ very good, 1961-1964.. *** Wenn Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns bestellen, liefern wir innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei ***

      [Bookseller: Wissenschaftliches Antiquariat Thomas Ha]
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        Tropic Of Cancer

      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.

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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 fine dust jacket. A lovely copy with an urestored jacket. Bold and bright and quite uncommon in this condition. 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. Signed and inscribed by Heller on the front endpaper: "To Dennis Silverman / With good wishes / Joseph Heller." Dated Oct. 19., 1961, the year the book was published. Signed by the author. Housed in a special collector's slipcase.

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        Catch 22

      Simon & Schuster 1961 - Book is in very good condition with the original dust jacket in good, to very good, condition. Fist Edition with "stated" First Printing on copyright page. There are no inscriptions, the last two blank pages have slight wrinkles and there is a slight staining to the edge of the inside cover page.The dust jacket shows signs of rubbing, has a number of chips, three tears and has the price of $5.95 intact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Catch-22

      Simon & Schuster 1961 - First edition, sixth printing. Inscribed on front free end-paper,"In memory of Alex, Joseph Heller". Previous owners name in large letters above author's inscription. Clean interiors, top page edges pink stain remains bright, with light aging to cloth-covered boards. The jacket is very good; slight darkening to spine and both panels. Minimal chipping at spine ends. Not price-clipped with $5.95 price. A very nice copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fantastic Voyages]
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        FRANNY AND ZOOEY

      Little, Brown, and Co., Boston 1961 - Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1961 Marvellous first edition. Signature on ffep. Minor sunning to price-clipped jacket. Minor scuffing and creasing to back of jacket. Small white scratch on spine of book. Tight binding, clean pages, a remarkable copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Winter of Our Discontent

      n.p. (NY), The Viking Press, 1961, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Advance copy, a spiral-bound uncorrected galley proof, printed on rectos only, a very scarce state of the book made all the more rare in that it is an Author Presentation Copy, being Inscribed by Steinbeck to the best man at his second wedding, Howard O. Hunter, who was the Works Progress Administration (WPA) commissioner in the early 1940s in the FDR administration, Steinbeck inscribed the front cover as follows: "For Edna and/Howard Hunter/with the deepest/affection/John Steinbeck," he amended his inscription a little lower on the front cover by noting "Please remember/that it is uncorrected," the proof has one preliminary after which the novel begins, thus it lacks the published version's half titles, title and copyright pages, a list of other books by the author, the dedication page and a page stating that people and places within the book are fictional, although the Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded for the body of an author's work and not a specific book, it is generally believed that Steinbeck won the 1962 Nobel Prize for Literature because of this morality story, laid in loosely is a brief typed signed letter from a relative of Edna Hunter, Ellen Leonard, which provides some provenance, it states "The Winter of Our Discontent an uncorrected galley was given to me by my great aunt Edna Hunter. She was married to Howard O. Hunter who was deputy administrator to the WPA during the FDR administration in the early 1940's," this advanced state is not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow, now housed in a beautiful clamshell case with leather spine. Very good.

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        Typed letter signed to Frank Heidtmann, plus supplementary materials

      Lausanne, 1961. <p>"I Resist All Explaining"</p><p>Miller, Henry (1891-1980). (1) Very densely typed letter signed with a few autograph ms. corrections, together with postmarked cover addressed in Miller&#39;s hand, to Frank Heidtmann. Lausanne, April 19, 1961. 2 pp. typed single space. 270 x 210 mm. A few tiny marginal tears along folds, some small scattered spots, cover torn, with stains from clear tape. Overall very good. (2) Typed letter (carbon) from Heidtmann to Miller. Braunschweig, 7/11/61. 1-1/2 pages on single sheet. 298 x 211 mm. Small marginal tear along fold, but very good. (3) Collection of supplementary materials, as listed below. </p> <p>From the author of Tropic of Cancer and other groundbreaking literary works, discussing his philosophy of writing, the impossibility of assigning particular meanings or interpretations to his writings, and the uselessness of literary analysis. Miller&#39;s correspondent, Frank Heidtmann, was attempting to write a critical appreciation of Miller&#39;s works for German readers, and had written to Miller with several questions about his books. Miller answered him as follows:</p><p>"I am trying to give you some answers. But it is difficult. First of all, I only barely understand the questions. That is, I know what the words mean but cannot put them together in a way which makes sense to me. Much of this is due to my inability to grapple with the thinking of intellectuals. Words, for example, like mythos, existentialism, the historical being, and so on, are just words to me . . .</p><p>"If I wished to, I could play this game with you and others who try so hard, rightly or wrongly, to give meaning to their ideas, ideas which in my opinion are not stateable in words but can only be apprehended in moments of extreme lucidity, trance, intuitive flashes. (Although perhaps a man like Aldous Huxley is capable of putting into language even the most tenuous idea.) Anyway, I am not of that stripe. I do not even know if I understand what I say myself sometimes, particularly when I write. One of the unconscious aims of a writer, it seems to me, is to express what he is incapable of expressing, that is, communicating in a roundabout way, often in an obscure way, or better yet in a purely nonsensical way . . .</p><p>"Of course I have thought much, at times, about history and the meaning of history-and the "end of history." And I have also thought of fear, in all its aspects. And about freedom too-though frankly I don&#39;t know what "absolute" freedom signifies. Or any absolute. Or for that matter, relativity. Certainly not as these terms are dished out to us by so-called "thinkers." Maybe I could explain myself better, though I resist all explaining, by saying that I believe-I do not know-that man&#39;s thinking is tainted, suspect, the product of a divided being-and this is from time immemorial . . ."</p><p>Heidtmann, perhaps discouraged by this reply, abandoned his critical study of Miller and later became a professor of library and information science at the University of Berlin. His response to Miller&#39;s letter, included here, expresses his deep respect and admiration of Miller&#39;s writings, which at that time were still not well known in his country-"I was and I am still very impressed by your writing and at the same time I was very disappointed that you are widely unknown in Germany and of [sic] you are known, then only sometimes as a writer in obscenety [sic] or something worse like that." </p><p>Miller&#39;s letter and Heidtmann&#39;s reply are offered here with a collection of related materials, listed below:</p> <p>1. Typed postcard signed from Rowohlt Verlag GMBH to Heidtmann. Reinbek, April 11, 1961. 106 x 150 mm.</p><p>Informing Heidtmann of Miller&#39;s address in France.</p><p>2. Autograph letter signed to Heidtmann from Vincent Birge, Miller&#39;s secretary. Montpellier, April 15, 1961. 1 page plus cover. 208 x 133 mm.</p><p>Giving Heidtmann an address where Miller could be reached, since Miller was then traveling.</p> <p>3. Henry Miller-Between Heaven and Hell [prospectus]. Printed brochure. 1 sheet. 280 x 216 mm. Addressed to Heidtmann, with return address label of Miller&#39;s close friend Emil White, founder and first director of the Henry Miller Library in Big Sur, California.</p><p>4. Pressler, Karl H. Henry Miller (1891-1980). Notizen für Sammler, Antiquare und Bibliothekare. Extract from Aus dem Antiquariat, no. 17 (Feb. 28, 1992): 41-48. Includes a bibliography of Miller&#39;s writings, including German translations.</p>

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        For the New Intellectual: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand

      New York: Random House, 1961. First edition. Octavo, original black cloth. Inscribed by the author in the year of publication, "To Deems -Affectionately Ayn 4/7/61." Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with a few small closed tears. The recipient, Deems Taylor was an American composer and music critic and a close personal friend of Ayn Rand. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional association copy.Rand's 1961 book For The New Intellectual outlines her philosophical system of Objectivism by means of excerpts from We The Living, Anthem, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged&#133; She then opens the book with an essay on the cultural bankruptcy that has undermined the capitalistic system of the United States. The essay is directed at 'the New Intellectuals' needed to restore and defend a capitalist economy in the face of that cultural bankruptcy. Rand is very clear that neither pragmatic nor economic argument is what must be used. Instead, it is arguments for 'a new morality of rational self-interest' that will provide the foundation for a new capitalist culture" (Bostaph, Journal of Ayn Rand Studies 11:1,20).

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        Original Artwork for the Dustwrapper of The Undesired

      London: Peter Davies, 1961. Val Biro&#39;s finished artwork for the first edition d/w of this book, image 7.9" x 9.8", in watercolour on artboard, hand-lettered, signed by Biro. First Edition Artwork. No Book/Original Dustjacket Artwork. Illus. by Val Biro.

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        The Oxford English Dictionary. Being a corrected re-issue with an introduction, supplement, and bibliography of a new english dictonary on historical principles founded mainly on the materials collected by the philological society and edited by James A. H. Murray, Henry Bradley, W. A. Craigie C. T. Onions. - 12 Volumes (A-Z; Reprint); 1 Volume Supplement (Reprint) and Bibliography and 4 Volumes Supplement to the English Oxford Dictionary.

      Oxford: Clarendon Press 1961-1986.. 17 Bände/Volumes. - Volume 1-12 and Volume Supplement and Bibliographie are Reprints. 4° (25 - 35 cm). Orig.-Leinenbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln (cloth with gilt design). [Hardcover / fest gebunden].. Ausgeschiedene Bibliotheksexemplare (ex-library copies) mit Rückensignaturen, Inventarnummern und Stempeln auf den Titelblättern und wenigen Seiten. - Einbände leicht berieben, teils mit schwachen Lichtkanten. Schnitte etwas staubfleckig. Buchrücken teils schwach ausgeblichen. - Insgesamt saubere und gut erhaltene Exemplare. - Bindings slightly rubbed, partially browned. Edges a bit dusted. Spines partly a bit faded. - Good copies.

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        John Scott medal awarded to Pres Eckert, together with certificate

      1961. <p> Awarded for the Invention of the First Large-Scale Electronic Computer</p><p>Philadelphia. Board of Directors of City Trusts. (1) Bronze medal stamped with the seal of the city of Philadelphia and the words "Awarded by the city of Philadelphia." In leather case with brass clasp, upper cover with "John Scott medal. J. Presper Eckert, Jr." tooled in gilt. (2) The city of Philadelphia, trustee under the will of John Schott of Edinburgh . . . has awarded the John Scott medal and premium to J. Presper Eckert, Jr., B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E. for the invention of the first large scale electronic computer. Philadelphia, June 16, 1961. Signed by Samuel H. Daroff and G. Curtis Pritchard, president and secretary, respectively, of the Board of Directors of City Trusts.</p>

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        Art Treasures for America

      London - Phaidon Press LTD, 1961. London - Phaidon Press LTD, 1961 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A red cloth hardback with gilt lettering on the front board and spine, and unclipped dust wrapper. 100 colour plate and 87 black and white plates. A first edition of this anthology of art from the Samuel H. Kress collection; one of the most important art collections in America, which contains over a thousand paintings and sculptures by masters from Italy, Spain, France, Germany and the Netherlands. Samuel Henry Kress (July 23, 1863September 22, 1955) was a businessman and philanthropist, founder of the S. H. Kress & Co. five and ten cent store chain. With his fortune, Kress amassed one of the most significant collections of Italian Renaissance and European artwork assembled in the 20th century. In the 1950s and 1960s, a foundation established by Kress would donate 776 works of art from the Kress collection to 18 regional art museums in the United States. Condition: The binding is secure with the boards and text block securely attached. There is some rubbing to the edges of the boards and the dust wrapper is rubbed and clipped. Internally the pages are bright and clean. Overall the condition is very good..

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        For the New Intellectual: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand

      New York: Random House, 1961.. New York: Random House, 1961. First edition. Octavo, original black cloth. Inscribed by the author in the year of publication, "To Deems -Affectionately Ayn 4/7/61." Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with a few small closed tears. The recipient, Deems Taylor was an American composer and music critic and a close personal friend of Ayn Rand. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional association copy. Rand&#39;s 1961 book For The New Intellectual outlines her philosophical system of Objectivism by means of excerpts from We The Living, Anthem, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged&#133; She then opens the book with an essay on the cultural bankruptcy that has undermined the capitalistic system of the United States. The essay is directed at &#39;the New Intellectuals&#39; needed to restore and defend a capitalist economy in the face of that cultural bankruptcy. Rand is very clear that neither pragmatic nor economic argument is what must be used. Instead, it is arguments for &#39;a new morality of rational self-interest&#39; that will provide the foundation for a new capitalist culture" (Bostaph, Journal of Ayn Rand Studies 11:1,20).

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        Revolutionary Road

      Little Brown and Company 1961. Hardcover Book Condition: Very Good Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Little Brown and Company, New York 1961. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Edition, no additional printings. Original jacket priced at $4.75 at the front flap. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, tight spine. Light shelf wear, a few pages have light spots. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, age toning, shelf wear. Light chipping, tear at the front panel. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        The Centurions

      E. P. Dutton, New York 1961 - First printing (states "First Edition" on the CP with no additional printings listed). Translated from the French by Xan Fielding. Very light shelfwear. The spine is mottled (spots of oxidation). Very mild foxing to the endpapers. Otherwise a fine, apparently unread copy. The dust jacket has light edgewear and a 2" tear on the front panel. There is some soiling to the rear panel. The price, $4.95, is present on the front flap. In Brodart archival dust jacket protector. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vijf getypte brieven en een handgeschreven brief aan de redactie van De Gids.

      1. 27,4 x 21,4 cm. Op eigen briefpapier. Eén blad. Alleen recto. Gesigneerd 'fbordewijk' en gedateerd '17 november 1961'. 18 regels tekst. 2. 27,4 x 21,4 cm. Op eigen briefpapier. Eén blad. Alleen recto. Gesigneerd 'fbordewijk' en gedateerd '12 december 1961/ dinsdag'. 13 regels tekst. 3. 27,4 x 21,4 cm. Op eigen briefpapier. Eén blad. Alleen recto. Gesigneerd 'fbordewijk' en gedateerd '9 januari 1962/ dinsdag'. 18 regels tekst. 4. 27,4 x 21,4 cm. Op eigen briefpapier. Eén blad. Alleen recto. Gesigneerd 'fbordewijk' en gedateerd '22 februari 1962'. 20 regels tekst. 5. 27,4 x 21,4 cm. Op eigen briefpapier. Eén blad. Alleen recto. Gesigneerd 'fbordewijk' en gedateerd '13.1.63'. 16 regels tekst. 6. 27,4 x 21,4 cm. Op eigen briefpapier. Eén blad. Alleen recto. Gesigneerd 'fbordewijk' en gedateerd '24 mei 1963'. 11 regels tekst.* Aantrekkelijke collectie brieven over bijdragen aan het literaire tijdschrift De Gids. In de eerste brief, gericht aan redacteur Hoornik, schrijft Bordewijk de redactie niet aan een tekst te kunnen helpen, tenzij: 'In mijn speeluren ben ik nu bezig aan een kleine serie beschouwingen over Den Haag van vóór de eeuwwisseling. Deze werkjes worden mij echter niet ingegeven door de algemene vertedering van thans voor die periode. Ze zijn integendeel ironisch en sterk karikaturaal bedoeld'.De tweede brief begeleidde een inzending: 'Acht U het niet ongeschikt, dan zou ik toch slechts publikatie onder mijn "schuilnaam" willen doen geschieden'. In de derde brief benadrukt Bordewijk: 'Mijn pseudoniem wilt U dus wel steeds handhaven'. Over zijn bibliografie schrijft hij: '[daar] zou ik alleen maar genoemd willen zien wat van mij onder pseudoniem verscheen [...] te weten: Paddestoelen (1916) Paddestoelen (1961)'.Enkele op- en aanmerkingen bij Bordewijks bijdrage in de vierde brief: 'Mijn spelling pas ik aan aan het nieuwste zoals de Woordenlijst dit toestaat. Zo kan men b.v. collectie schrijven, maar ook kollektie'. Voorts over Johan Gram (1833-1914), die eveneens over Den Haag schreef: '[hij] was een gekompliceerde figuur, want hij schreef 's-Gravenhage soms met en soms zonder koppelteken in de tekst'.Bordewijk biedt in de vijfde brief in 'het genre Paddestoelen door Ton Ven' een dozijn 'mal-bedoelde rijmpjes' aan. Hij besluit met: 'En verder ben ik voor 't moment half ingesneeuwd, voor de rest ingevroren'. In de laatste brief merkt Bordewijk op dat er meer proza van zijn hand wordt gevraagd, 'speciaal naar min of meer korte verhalen. Of dit een "vlaag" is weet ik niet, maar ik poog een (winter)voorraadje aan te leggen'.

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        The Winter of Our Discontent

      Viking, 1961. Viking, 1961. First Edition (first printing). The last published novel by the Nobel Prize-winning author of THE GRAPES OF WRATH and EAST OF EDEN, the story of a man growing discontented with his own moral decline -- as well as that of those around him. Published just prior to the awarding of the Nobel Prize, the Swedish Academy cited this novel as attaining the same standard that he set with THE GRAPES OF WRATH. Fine/Fine but for a tiny bookseller&#39;s sticker to the rear end paper. Housed in a custom-made gray clamshell box. Signed by Steinbeck on the front free end paper. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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        Poemacto.

      Contraponto, Lisboa 1961 - In-8vo. (23 cm) de 30 pp. Br. Bom exemplar. Primeira edição. Valorizado com uma dedicatória autógrafa. LG, 341. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Karluv Most: Ve Fotografii.

      Prague: Státní Nakladatelství, 1961 - Quarto. Original grey boards, illustration to front cover gilt, titles to spine in blue. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in a mildly toned jacket with a few nicks and minor chips to extremities repaired with tape to verso. Illustrated with 160 black and white photographic plates. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed in Czech on front flyleaf by Sudek and dated 20 May 1961. This volume collects numerous photographs by Sudek of Prague's oldest bridge, the Charles Bridge.

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        THE FLOATING BEAR Nos. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 27, 28, 33, 36 [16 Issues - Jonathan Williams&#39; Copies]

      New York and San Francisco: The Floating Bear, 1961-1969. First Edition. Wraps. Very Good. 4tos. Side- and top-stapled wraps. Most folded, addressed, and stamped for mailing. Generally very good. Mild edgewear. Occasional chipping, a few stray terminal pages loose. Else sound and complete. Sixteen issues of DiPrima and Jones&#39; seminal mimeo, all addressed to JARGON publisher Jonanthan Williams. Includes many early issues, which due to their lower print runs are significantly scarcer than the later numbers. Contributors to these issues include Philip Guston, Barbara Guest, William S. Burroughs, Robert Creeley, Bill Berkson, Ed Dorn, Philip Whalen, John Ashbery, Fielding Dawson, Michael McClure, Charles Olson, Hubert Selby, Joe LeSueur, Gregory Corso, John Wieners, Frank O&#39;Hara, Jack Spicer, Ron Padgett, Kenneth Koch, Clark Coolidge, et al. Both Jargon and Floating Bear published many of the same Beat, Black Mountain, and New York School writers. An excellent association between these important publishers of the Mimeo Revolution. [Clay and Phillips pp. 74-75]. [Anderson and Kinzie 699-700].

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