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        Henry Miller: Expatriate

      (Pittsburgh): University of Pittsburgh Press. (1961). A critical work on the meaning of exile to Miller and its effect on him. Inscribed by Baxter to Miller's muse and second wife, June, in the year of publication: "For June/ who deserves a book about her/ with gratitude and much affection. Annette." Laid in is an autograph letter signed by Baxter from the preceding Christmas season, thanking June for a gift, updating her on the progress of the book, and adding "Will let you know when we hear from him [Henry]." The letter is folded in half and lightly edgeworn where it overhangs the book; the book is mildly sunned and spine-creased, with a small nick at the crown and small abrasions; both items about near fine. . First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Thunderball. (A James Bond Novel)

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1961., 1961. First Impression, First Issue, Binding A. 8vo., pp. 254. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards with embossed skeleton hand design to upper board, gilt titles to spine. In original dust-wrapper. A near fine, lightly used copy, INSCRIBED by the author to poet and close friend Andrew Young. Gilbert A9a (1.1).

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        “Analyse chimique fondée sur les Observations du Spectre. Premier Mémoire,” in Annales de Chimie et de Physique 3rd Series, Volume 52, 1861

      FIRST EDITION and appearance in French of a landmark paper marking “the invention of Spectral Analysis and the announcement of the discovery of two new elements, Cesium and Rubidium [and eventually many more] by using the new method of spectroscopy developed by Kirchhoff and Bunsen. The spectral lines that the two discovered “predicted and demonstrated that new elements, so far missing in the Periodic Table, could be found with the help of spectral analysis. The spectra of the elements would later yield most important information about the structure of the atoms and would help to explain the Periodic Table” (Brandt, The Harvest of a Century, 28). Kirchhoff and Bunsen’s discoveries were heralded as "One of the most dashing advances of the human mind into the secrets of the composition of matter on earth and in cosmos"(Kedrow, Spektralanalyse, 1961). Kirchhoff and Bunsen’s collaboration would change the world, not just of chemical analysis, but also of astronomy and physics. Working with Bunsen at Heidelberg, Kirchhoff made a completely unexpected discovery. It was known at the time that, if held to flame, many chemical substances colored the flame in consistent, characteristic ways. Kirchhoff, without intending to, had identified the cause of the dark lines seen in the solar spectra by Fraunhofer and others. When certain chemicals were heated in Bunsen's burner, characteristic bright lines appeared, i.e., elements in the substance. In some cases these were at exactly the same points in the spectrum as Fraunhofer's dark lines. The bright lines were light coming from a hot gas, whereas the dark lines showed absorption of light in the cooler gas above the Sun's surface. The two scientists found that every chemical element produces a unique spectrum. This provides a sort of "fingerprint" which can confirm the presence of that chemical. Kirchhoff and Bunsen’s worked out the laws of spectroscopy: “(1). An incandescent body gives off light in a continuous spectrum. (2) An excited (heated) body gives off a bright-line spectrum. (3) A vapor of an element absorbs white light in the places of the spectrum (producing dark lines) at the same points where the element heated to incandescence produce bright lines” (Ede, The Chemical Element: A Historical Perspective, 75). CONDITION & DETAILS: Paris: Victor Masson et Fils, 1861. Entire volume. 8vo (9 x 5.5 inches; 225 x 138mm). 512 pp. Kirchhoff & Bunsen paper: 452-486. ILLUSTRATION: 1 double-page folding chromolithographed plate depicting spectrum analysis (the colors remain very bright); another plate shows a spectroscope and 8 spectra, among these the spectra of Cesium. BINDING: Entire volume in blue paper wraps with a chipped label at the spine. The wraps are in excellent condition and the text block is solid and tight. INTERIOR: Complete and uncut. Some light foxing and toning throughout as well as a light (and minor) old damp stain at the margin, otherwise clean throughout.

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        Pinktoes (First Edition)

      London: Olympia Press, 1961. First Edition. First Edition, a paperback original. Fine and unread in green standard Olympia Press wrappers with black and white title, rule, and design as issued. "New price" stamp at the bottom right corner of the rear wrapper, else a pristine copy, most uncommon thus.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        A Memoir of Mary Ann

      New York: Farrar, Strauss and Cudahy,, 1961. By the Dominican Nuns of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Home, Atlanta, Georgia. Introduction by Flannery O'Connor. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine in black, top edge dyed green. With the dust jacket. Slightly rubbed and faded along edges, spotting and partial toning to endpapers. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with faded spine panel and a few short closed tears. First edition, first printing. Signed by O'Connor on the first page of her introduction and inscribed on the front free endpaper by Monsignor Dodwell, who baptised Mary Ann and was involved in her care, "May Mary Ann bless and smile on the Coles who were so good to her, Monsignor Dodwell". Also inscribed by a third hand, "Prayers, Sr. M. David O. P.". O'Connor was contacted by the nuns of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Home in Atlanta after the death of their remarkable patient Mary Ann Long, who had been diagnosed with a terminal cancer on her face as a toddler, but lived to the age of twelve under their care. The nuns wanted to tell Mary Ann's story, and suggested that O'Connor write a novel based on her life. But O'Connor, as she explains in the introduction, thought it better that the nuns write the real story themselves. Loosely inserted is an original photograph of Mary Ann in her first Communion dress, showing the tumour affecting her face. Signed material of any type by O'Connor is rare, particularly so in the last years before her death in 1964. A poignant association given the author's own serious, long-term illness and Roman Catholic faith.

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        HIROSHIMA - NAGASAKI DOCUMENT 1961

      (TOMATSU, SHOMEI) (DOMON, KEN). Tomatsu, Shomei, Ken Domon, Kiyoshi Sakuma, Nobuo Kusano & Toshio Hata. HIROSHIMA - NAGASAKI DOCUMENT 1961. Tokyo: The Japan Council Against the A and H Bombs, 1961. First Edition. Large Square 4to. Decorative Cloth + Wrappers. Photography Monograph. Good./No Jacket - As Issued.. np + 54pp, profusely illustrated in duotone. Text in English. Designed by Kohei Sugiura. In protective clear acetate dustwrappers. This is Ken Domon and Shomei Tomatsu's remarkable book of photographs reflecting the aftermath of the atomic bombs the US dropped on The Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to hasten the end World War II. In addition to the gripping hardbound volume of images, it contains a second English language publication in wrappers reprinting scholarly articles by Kiyoshi Sakuma, Nobuo Kusano, Toshio Hata on the radiation and its effects. A serviceable example only of this remarkable Post-War Japanese photographic book lacking the publisher's slipcase, and whose primary volume's off-white exterior is browned along the spine, moderately soiled, and exhibits notable insect damage to the ink of its decorative design of concentric circles. Internally it is bright and sound, with the textblock lightly browned along the edges and pulling ever so slightly at the signatures. The paper text volume shows some overall wear, light browning and soiling to the covers and edges, cracking along the spine, and a small closed tear to the foredge corner of the front cover. It has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 017915&

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        Thunderball

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1961., 1961. First Issue, Binding A, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Octavo, pp.254. A very good to near fine copy, in original pictorial dustwrapper. With characteristic ballpoint inscription to flyleaf; To/ Peter Werner/ from/ the Author. Recipient is likely the same Werner who became the prolific American film director- he would have been a teenager at the time of the inscription. This is one of a few titles from the Werner collection that were inscribed by Fleming. 'Thunderball' is one of the most pivotal works of the series. It was in 'Thunderball' that Fleming first introduces the world to the ultimate Bond villian- Ernest Stavro Blofeld. Though Bond and Blofeld never actually meet here, it is in this book that Bond first battles the schemes of SPECTRE, Blofeld's criminal organisation. Is the first part of the so-called 'Blofeld' trilogy, and was followed by 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service' (1963) and 'You Only Live Twice' (1964). The title was filmed in 1965, starring Sean Connery as 007, Claudine Auger as Domino and Adolfo Celi as Emilio Largo- SPECTRE's No.2. The later film 'Never Say Never Again', with Connery again as 007, was loosely based on this story. Gilbert A9a (1.1).

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        Schreiben Und Schriften

      St. Gallen, Switzerland, 1961. Hesse's last published book or monograph, published a year prior to his death. These privately printed pamphlets contain Hesse's thoughts and evocations during the final two decades of his life. After THE GLASS BEAD GAME, Hesse published no more novels; only short tales,poems, and monographs of this type. Housed in an elegant, cloth-covered clamshell case.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Printer Wrapper. Fine. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

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        Aquarellierter Orig.-Entwurf für einen Bucheinband oder ein Theaterplakat.

      [Moskau, 1961]. - Sprache: Russisch, Eines der bekanntesten Dramen des mehrfach preisgekrönten Schriftstellers. - Verso mit eh. Widmung und U. von K[onstantin] Simonow sowie drei weiteren Signaturen.

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        The Remarkable Harry

      Abelard Schuman London/New York: Abelard-Schuman. (1961). First. First edition, American issue. Thin quarto. Pictures by Ted, Mark and Richard Hunter. Introduction by Anita Hunter. Fine in fine dustwrapper with slightest toning to the white spine lettering. An exceptional copy of a very uncommon children's title by the prolific Hunter, also known as mystery writer Ed McBain. .

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        Terra Sigillata Hispanica. 2 Volumenes. Tomo I Texto Tomo II Indices y laminas

      The William L. Bryant Foundation, Valencia 1961 - cartulina muy bien conservada láminas, grabados, desplegables. . 862 págs.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA EPOPEYA]
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        Contract for Nine Magic Wishes

      NY: Crowell-Collier. 1961. A much-amended contract for Crowell-Collier to publish Jackson's 1963 children's book Nine Magic Wishes. Signed by Jackson and initialed by her ten times in the margins of the changes. 8-1/2" x 16" printed on both sides, folded in fourths for filing; near fine, with a couple of corner creases. Together with a 1962 letter from the publisher to Jackson's agent that includes an inadvertently omitted clause: this letter is also signed by Jackson. Folded for mailing, with staple holes to the upper margin; also near fine. . First Edition.

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        TIME OF CHANGE - BRUCE DAVIDSON: CIVIL RIGHTS PHOTOGRAPHS 1961-1965 - DELUXE LIMITED SIGNED, SLIPCASED EDITION WITH A PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT

      (DAVIDSON, BRUCE). Davidson, Bruce. Foreword by U.S. Congressman John Lewis. Introduction by Deborah Willis. TIME OF CHANGE - BRUCE DAVIDSON: CIVIL RIGHTS PHOTOGRAPHS 1961-1965 - DELUXE LIMITED SIGNED, SLIPCASED EDITION WITH A PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT. Signed by the Photographer - with a b&w Photograph. West Hollywood, CA: St. Ann's Press, 2002. First Edition 1/100 Deluxe. Large Square 4to. Cloth w/Pastedown in Slipcase. Photography Monograph. As New/As New. np (172pp), 144 tritone illustrations. Designed by Paul McMenamin at SPINE. Photographed during the height of the American Civil Rights struggle (with most of these images uncollected in book form until this undertaking), Bruce Davidson's moving portraits of social change from the rural South to the streets of Harlem and Chicago are a revelation some forty years later. Pictured here are the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, the Freedom Riders, National Guardsmen, Cracker lawmen, Klansmen, and the African-American populace undergoing their "Time of Change". A pristine copy of the Deluxe edition limited to one hundred copies only SIGNED and slipcased with an original 10 x 8" numbered and SIGNED gelatin silver print of "Mother Brown" by Bruce Davidson. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 0-9713681-2-0 Inventory Number: 019576&

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        LET'S BE ENEMIES

      1961. 1. (SENDAK,MAURICE)illus. LET'S BE ENEMIES by Janice May Udry. NY: Harper & Brothers (1961). 8vo (5 3/4 x 6 1/4"), pictorial boards, owner name on endpaper else Fine in dust wrapper with small closed tear, not price clipped. 1st edition. Great color illustrations on every page by Sendak. Exceedingly scarce. Hanrahan A46.

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        FRANNY AND ZOOEY

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1961 Exquisitely signed in blue ink likely with a calligraphy pen on the Title Page. 8vo., 201pp., First Edition, Second Printing. A unique example of one of the scarcest signatures of 20th century literature. A very good or better copy in dust jacket showing moderate use. Franny and Zooey consists of two interconnected stories from the Glass family series, originally published in The New Yorker, in 1955 [Franny & 1957 [Zooey]. Custom calmshell case in fine condition.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        The Misfits

      New York, The Viking Press,, 1961. Octavo. Original cream linen, device to upper board, and titles to spine black, red and blue, black endpapers/ With the dust jacket. Housed in a quarter black morocco dropdown box, spine gilt extra, collage to upper board after the jacket design. A fine copy in the mildly tanned dust jacket. First Edition First Printing. With the author's signed presentation inscription on the half title, to "Jane and Charles Keitell". The novelization of the screenplay written concurrently by Miller. The film - starring not one but two doomed alumni of Strasberg's Actor's Studio - remains one of Miller's finest achievements. Presentation copies are far from common.

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        Franny and Zooey

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. FIRST EDITION of Salinger's powerful and influential stories of the Glass family. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1961). Octavo, original cloth, original dust jacket. Book fine, with the slightest hint of fading to extreme edge of cloth, dust jacket extremely clean a touch of fading to spine. An exceptionally nice copy, rare in such good condition.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        FRANNY AND ZOOEY

      Boston: Little Brown & Co. 1961. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in a Very Good dust jacket. A collectors copy of the author's important third book, two novellas of the Glass family that originally appeared in the New Yorker. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Franny and Zooey

      Boston: Little. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. FIRST EDITION of Salinger's powerful and influential stories of the Glass family. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1961). Octavo, original cloth, original dust jacket. Book fine, very good dust jacket with faded spine, light edgewear, and a small closed tear on front panel.

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        A BURNT OUT CASE

      London: William Heinemann, 1961 Greene, Graham. A BURNT OUT CASE. London: Heinemann, 1961. 8vo. [6], 238 pp., Gray cloth. A fine example in like price clipped dustwrapper. Compliments card from Queenswood House Limited laid in. First Edition in the English language having previously been published in Swedish. Greene was off to the Belgian Congo in January 1959 with this novel already in mind but found putting it to paper most difficult. In the end, the finished work is considered one of his finest. Excellent copy. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Original Artwork - Drawing from 1961 and Tony Curtis Autograph Given to Delores Wells Actress and Playboy Playmate

      Very Good. 1961. Ephemera. An original drawing that was given to Delores Wells when they both worked for Universal Studios. Subject matter is a vase with flowers and a striped background. Signed TC. Drawing was done on the back of a studio sheet listing the movies that the units were shooting that day Wednesday - August 30, 1961. Delores Wells was sitting alone on the set crying. Tony Curtis seeing her distress came over to comfort her. To make her feel better he gave her flowers in the form of this ink drawing. Letter of provenance from Delores Wells stating "This will verify that this ink drawing was made for me by Mr. Curtis at Universal Studios in 1961 while he was shooting a movie for them in which I had a small part. Delores Wells". Delores Wells is an American model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its June 1960 issue. Also included with this drawing is a black and white publicity photo of Tony Curtis and a tri-fold 8"X11" art exhibit brochure featuring examples of Tony Curtis' art work. Title of brochure is Tony Curtis Artist. Signed on the front cover to "Dave - Tony Curtis". ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Actor .

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        Navegaciones Y Regresos

      First edition. Poetry. Signed by Pablo Neruda in green ink. With nice dedication to italian / croatian author Osvaldo Ramous in 1961. In very good condition, just 2cm sellotape on the spine. Pablo Neruda (Parral, 1904. ? Santiago de Chile, 1973.). ?ileanski pjesnik. Proganjan u domovini zbog ljevi?arskih i antifa?isti?kih uvjerenja. Dobitnik Nobelove nagrade za knji?evnost 1971. Jedan od najve?ih pjesnika dvadesetog stolje?a. Navegacioens Y Regresos. Prvo izdanje iz 1959. Tiskano na finm papiru. Meki uvez. ?panjolski jezik. Potpis autora i posveta pjesniku i dramati?aru Osvaldu Ramousu. Neruda se u pravilu potpisivao zelenom tintom. Iznimno rijetko i u svjetskim okvirima.Knjiga je u vrlo dobrom stanju. Hrbat pomalo o?te?en, zalijepljen na cca 3cm ljepljivom trakom.

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        Catch-22 (Original Advance Copy)

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1961. First Edition. ADVANCE READING COPY, preceding the First Edition. Very Good plus in plain blue-and-white wrappers. Very slight roll to the spine (no lean, however), faint soil to the rear panel, else a bright, clean copy, with some toning to the edges. The earliest printed edition of Heller's first book, a cornerstone of twentieth-century literature. In a glassine protector.

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

      London: Bodley Head, (1961). Fine in a near fine jacket lightly worn at the spine head and edges, with a few tiny nicks and very small edge tears. An excellent copy of a book prone to wear; among the nicest examples I have seen.. First Edition. Quarto. Preface by Lawrence Durrell. Introduction by Chapman Mortimer. 90 black and white plates, elegantly printed. One of the seminal monographs of the second half of the 20th century. Brandt's images of nudes at the British coast are particularly striking (Parr / Badger 216, Roth 160-161, Open Book 188-189).

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        THE WYCHERLY WOMAN. Signed

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961 First Edition of this highly-regarded Lew Archer mystery Inscribed by Ross MacDonald on the title-page to an early Millar/Macdonald supporter and collector of mystery and detection fiction. 'To...With my regards and best wishes Ross Macdonald'. A fine copy in 1/4 teal cloth over burgundy paper covered boards, yellow topstain, gilt titles to the spine in a near fine neatly price-clipped pictorial dustwrapper with one negligible closed tear at the crown of the spine. 8vo. 278 pp. A bright, fresh copy of this Edgar nominee. Pronzini & Muller, 1001 Midnights. Uncommon signed.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        Horseman, Pass By (First Edition, inscribed)

      New York: Harper and Brothers, 1961. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "For Patrick / My first little effort / Best / Larry McMurtry." Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. None of the usual fading to the spine is present, and only a hint of the usual rubbing. Though the inscription is not dated, we would put this autograph at about the middle of his career, probably the 1970s: far more full than in the past 15 years, but not quite as full as the earliest examples we have encountered. The author's first book, basis for the classic 1963 film, "Hud," directed by Martin Ritt, and starring Paul Newman, Patricia Neal, and Melvyn Douglas, the latter two in Oscar-winning performances.

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        Horseman, Pass By

      New York: Harper & Bros, 1961. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Just about a fine book in a very good dust jacket. One light tap to the top, rear corner. Light rubbing to the front and rear panels. Wear at the head and tail of the jacket spine. Flaps are clipped but the price of $3.50 is present. The book is solid and tight and the jacket quite bright. This is McMurtry's first book, published when he was 25, and was the basis for the Oscar winning movie Hud. McMurtry has called the novel "immature," but critics praised the book for its stark and truthful portrayal of the loneliness of modern day cowboys and ranching. Signed by Larry McMurtry on the title page. Signed by the author.

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        Horseman, Pass By (First Edition)

      New York: Harper and Brothers, 1961. First Edition. First Edition. The author's first book, basis for the classic 1963 film, "Hud," directed by Martin Ritt, and starring Paul Newman, Patricia Neal, and Melvyn Douglas, the latter two in Oscar-winning performances.& & Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Chips to the spine, some nicking to the extremities, and a few short closed tears. A presentable copy overall.

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        Chronique [Signed]

      New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1961. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. A Fine, Superior copy of the first American edition -- the first edition in English in book form, first printing (gift inscription to the first front free endpaper, small bookshop sticker to rear pastedown), in a Very Good + dust jacket (general edge wear and a small chip at the spine head -- the dust jacket, when found, is usually more worn than that on the copy offered here) SIGNED, PLACED, AND DATED BY SAINT-JOHN PERSE on the second front free endpaper as follows: "St.- John Perse / Washington, 1962". A Poem in 8 parts, with the text presented first in French and then in English. Born Alexis Leger in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe (1887), Saint-John Perse (his adopted the pen name) returned to France with his family who fled the anti-colonist campaign then begun by the then newly-elected native President. He eventually joined France's diplomatic service, becoming General Secretary of the French Foreign Office, and refused to publish his writings while holding office, viewing it as improper for a Diplomat to do so. A strong anti-Nazi and viewed by the Vichy regime as a dangerous adversary, Perse was dismissed from his post and had his French Citizenship revoked upon the Vichy regime's ascension to power. Thereafter moving to Washington, D. C., Saint-John Perse suffered from great financial difficulties until Archibald MacLeish, then Director of the Library of Congress, raised private donations sufficient to permit Perse's employment by the Library. Perse resumed his literary work while exiled in Washington D.C. and won the 1960 Nobel Prize in Literature for "the soaring flight and the evocative imagery of his poetry which in a visionary fashion reflects the conditions of our time". One of Perse's works instrumental in his winning the Prize, the Nobel Committee singled out "Chronique" as "a prophetic appeal to Europe to consider the fatal moment, the turning point in the course of historical events." Signed copies of Perse's works, especially trade editions, are extremely scarce, and signed copies of his works in English translation are even more so. A Fine, Superior copy of one of the Author's more important works, SIGNED, PLACED, AND DATED BY SAINT-JOHN PERSE (ALEXIS LEGER). RARE.

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        ON POETRY

      (New York): Bollingen Series, (1961). First Edition. wraps. Fine. Bloomfield & Mendelson B77. Published in an edition of 2500 copies, none of which were for sale, in white card covers with a grayish green printed wrapper. This is St.-John Perse's Nobel Acceptance Speech translated by Auden and printed here in both the original French and Auden's English translation. SIGNED by Auden on the title page. Quite uncommon, especially signed.

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        Les Vitraux de Jerusalem

      Paris. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine/Fine. SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION, one of only 300 copies signed by Chagall. Illustrated with an original black and white lithograph and 27 full-page plates (several double-page). The twelve stained glass Jerusalem Windows, one for each of the twelve tribes of Israel, were designed by Chagall for the Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center Synagogue in Jerusalem. Les Vitraux de Jerusalem includes excerpts from Chagall's Ma vie, discussions of the windows and Chagall's work, and Biblical passages corresponding to the windows. Paris: Musee des Arts Decoratifs, 1961. A few smudges to wrappers. A fine copy. Rare.

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        Tropic of Capricorn

      Castle Books, 1961-01-01. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. Signed. Published by arrangement with Grove Press. Inscribed to his friend (and collector) Pierre Sicari and SIGNED and dated by Henry Miller on the front endpaper. The volume is bumped at the spine ends. The unclipped dust jacket is lightly rubbed on all surfaces and has a small stain on the bottom edge of the rear panel near the flap fold. The jacket is now protected in mylar.

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        Thunderball

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 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, jacket fine except for a faint (barely perceptible) embossed stamp on rear flap and small piece of tape on verso.

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        The Chinese Nail Murders

      London: Michael Joseph,, 1961. Judge Dee's Last Three Cases. A Chinese detective story suggested by original ancient Chinese plots. With eight illustrations drawn by the author in Chinese style. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine gilt, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown also slightly affecting front flap of jacket. Spine slightly rolled, small bump to edge of upper board. An excellent copy in the very lightly rubbed jacket. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the half title, "For Anthony Boucher, with the author's best regards! Robert van Gulik. Kuala Lumpur, July 1961". Boucher (1911–1968) was a prominent science fiction author and editor who reviewed genre fiction for the San Francisco Chronicle and New York Times and was a founding editor of The Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy. In addition to writing numerous highly regarded mystery stories, he was also the first English translator of Jorge Luis Borges. An excellent association.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Ismay Line - the White Star Line, and the Ismay Family Story

      The Journal Of Commerce, 1961. 1st Edition. The rise and fall of one of the most eminent British shipping companies. Impressively illustrated. Subjects: Oceanic Steam Navigation Company. Steamboat lines - Great Britain - History. Fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        The Lagoon and other stories

      Christchuch: Caxton Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1961. Second Edition. Hardcover. Dust wrapper is price-clipped. Some light marks to rear panel of dust wrapper. A 3/4" tear to margin of dust wrapper. Small <1/4" chip at one corner of dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 123 pages. Originally published in 1951, this was Janet Frame&#39;s first published book. This copy is the second edition, published ten years later in 1961. This copy of the book has been inscribed and signed by the author on the front endpaper. The inscription reads: "All good wishes from Janet Frame / Levin, 1985". Signed copies of Janet Frame&#39;s books are fairly uncommon. ; 12mo; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Renaissance Books]
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        STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND

      New York: G. P. Putnam&#39;s Sons. 1961. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+ In a Very Good+ dust jacket. Book Club Edition. Excellent copy for it&#39;s age, with only regular wear from time. ; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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