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        KADDISH. Inscribed

      San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1961 12mo., 100pp. Printed wrappers. Inscribed Association Copy presented to William Meredith " For William Meredith / Jan 18, 78 / Allen Ginsberg" with Ginsberg's usual added decorative graphic flair. This is an early issue with a seven line statement on the back panel rather than the 10 lines found on the 1st issue & other than the 23 line statement found on later reprints. Great copy linking these two major 20th American century poets. Number 14 in the Pocket Poets Series. Next to HOWL, Ginsberg's most important book. Dowden p. 8. Cook, City Lights Books, 30, p. 42; Kraus 17. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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      New York: Simon and Schuster. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY HELLER: "To Eve, With sincere good wishes. Joseph Heller 11/25/68 The Ambassador Theater" A rare signed first edition of Heller's masterpiece, a classic of 20th-century American literature. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1961. Octavo, original gray-blue cloth, original dust jacket. Book near-fine with fading to spine and rust spots to a few pages edges. Dust jacket with fading to spine, otherwise extremely clean and bright. A most desirable signed first edition.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        KADDISH AND OTHER POEMS 1958-1960. Signed

      San Francisco: City Lights Books, [1961], 1961 "downtown Manhattan, clear winter noon, and I've been up all night, talking, talking, reading the Kaddish aloud, listening to Ray Charles blues shout blind on the phonograph". Ginsberg, Allen. KADDISH AND OTHER POEMS 1958-1960. Signed. San Francisco: City Lights, (1961). First Edition, first printing with all the correct first issue points present, Signed and dated 5/22/88 by Allen Ginsberg with a drawing. Just about fine or better in black and white wrappers. 12mo. 100 pp. Next to Howl, Ginsberg's most important book. The Pocket Poet Series, Number Fourteen. Cook, pp. 32-33.. Signed by Author. First Edition.

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      [Kuala Lumpur]: Art Printing Works, 1961.. Pictorial stiff wrappers. Illustrations by the author "in the Chinese style." Faint dust soiling to white portions of lower wrapper, pencil denotation in upper fore- corner of upper wrapper, spine a shade sunned otherwise very good or better. First edition. A presentation copy from the author to influential editor/anthologist/novelist, Anthony Boucher in the month of publication: "For Anthony Boucher, from the author. R. Van Gulik Kuala Lumpur Oct. '61."

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        Man and Woman

      Tokyo: Camerart, Inc.,, 1961. Small quarto. Original yellow boards, titles to front cover in grey. With the dust jacket and card slipcase, wrap-a-round band laid in. Book near fine, dust jacket lightly rubbed to edges. Slipcase rubbed with light wear to edges First edition, first printing. Signed by Eikoh in Japanese on the front free endpaper. Text in Japanese.

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        Gone With the Wind

      c. 1961. Sheet size: 177 × 182 mm. Pen and ink on wove paper. Stamped below the image for publication in the Sunday Telegraph. A man chases his hat and newspaper down the pavement amid the blown leaves and litter of a very windy day.

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        Symmetries of Baryons and Mesons

      Lancaster, PA and New York, NY: American Inst. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine. FIRST EDITION of Murray Gell-Mann's Nobel-Prize winning work on the discovery of the "Eightfold Way" "Gell-Mann, as naturalist, collector, and categorizer, was well primed to interpret the exploding particle universe of the 1960s. New technology in the accelerators- liquid hydrogen bubble chambers and computers for automating the analysis of collision tracks- seemed to have spilled open a bulky canvas bag from which nearly a hundred distinct particles had now tumbled forth. Gell-Mann and, independently, an Israeli theorist, Yuval Ne'eman, found a way in 1961 to organize the various symmetries of spins and strangeness into a single scheme. It was a group, in the mathematicians' sense of the word, known as SU(3), though Gell-Mann quickly and puckishly dubbed it the Eightfold Way. It was like an intricate translucent object which, when held to the light, would reveal families of eight or ten or possibly twenty-seven particles- and they would be different, though overlapping, families, depending on which way one chose to view it. The Eightfold Way was a new periodic table- the previous century's triumph in classifying and thus exposing the hidden regularities in a similar number of disparate 'elements.' But it was also a more dynamic object. The operations of group theory were like special shuffles of a deck of cards or the twists of a Rubik's cube. "Much of SU(3)'s power came from the way it embodied a concept increasingly central to the high-energy theorist's way of working: the concept of inexact symmetry, almost symmetry, near symmetry, or- the term that won out- broken symmetry. The particle world was full of near misses in its symmetries, a dangerous problem, since it seemed to permit an ad hoc escape route whenever an expected relationship failed to match. Broken symmetry implied a process, a change in status... Many of the broken symmetries of particle physics came to seem like choices the universe made when it condensed from a hot chaos into cooler matter, spiked as it is with so many hard-edged, asymmetrical contingencies. "Once again Gell-Mann trusted his scheme enough to predict, as a consequence of broken symmetry, a specific hitherto-unseen particle. This, the omega minus, duly turned up in 1964- a thirty-three-experimenter team had to canvass more than one million feet of photographs- and Gell-Mann's Nobel Prize followed five years later" (James Gleick, Genius). Particle Physics, One Hundred Years of Discoveries: "Introduction of the SU(3) singlet-octet structure of the known mesons and octet-decuplet structure for the baryons. Prediction of the Ω- hyperon. Nobel prize to M. Gell-Mann awarded in 1969 'for his contributions and discoveries concerning the classification of elementary particles and their reactions'." NOTE: Gell-Mann first introduced the concept of the Eightfold Way in a 1961 Cal. Inst. Tech Report (CTSL-20) before developing his ideas more fully in his famous paper in The Physical Review. In: The Physical Review, Vol 125, pp. 1067-1084. Lancaster, PA and New York, NY: American Institute of Physics, 1962. Quarto, original printed wrappers; custom box. A little spotting to spine, otherwise fine.

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        Call For The Dead

      London: Gollancz, 1961.. First edition of the author's first book, which introduced the world to the recurring protagonist, George Smiley. Octavo, original red cloth. Signed by the author, "David Cornwell aka John Le Carre" on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelf wear to the extremities. Housed in a custom quarter morocco custom clamshell box. A very sharp copy.

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        Graffiti de Brassai

      Les editions du temps. Hardcover. white cloth black reverse lettering to cover and spine 105 plates 43 pp of text in French. . Good. 1961.

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        Variations: Drawings, water colors, etchings and lithographs by Vertès

      Greenwich, Ct: New York Graphic Society,. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. LIMITED EDITION, DELUXE ISSUE, ONE OF ONLY 100 COPIES with an original lithograph signed by Vertès laid in (out of a total edition of 1000). With an additional 115 illustrations printed on various colored paper. Text by Claude Roger-Marx. Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society, (1961). Folio, original illustrated boards, original dust jacket. A fine copy in fine price-clipped dust jacket. Scarce.

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        Comment c'est

      Paris: Les Editions de Minuit,, 1961. Octavo. Original white wrappers printed in black and blue. Housed in a black cloth solander box by The Chelsea Bindery. Backstrip just a touch sunned but an exemplary copy. First edition, first impression. From the true first printing of 110 copies, this is one of just 10 numbered copies hors de commerce. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the title page dated 1972.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Biblia Sacra - [The Gutenberg 42 Line Bible]

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

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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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        Painter's Notebook

      Irwin Hollander, San Diego, CA 1961 - Printed in an edition of 100 copies, numbered, and 25 special copies marked A-Y. This is copy #45 of the numbered edition. Inscribed by Guy Williams (1933-2004) on the first free endpaper to legendary American sculptor Louise Nevelson (1899-1988). Williams was a modern artist and teacher based on the West Coast who used a variety of media in the course of his career. A very rare volume, even moreso with the inscription to Nevelson. Unpag. 4to. Scuffing and light soiling to cover wraps. Front cover beginning to pull away slightly from text block. Text of poems and observations of the artist that supplement the three signed, tipped in plates, each having the Hollander watermark and signed by Williams in pencil with tissue guards intact. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Pawnbroker

      NY: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1961. hardcover. F/VG+. 1st edition, 1st printing Basis for the 1965 Sidney Lumet film starring Rod Steiger, Geraldine Fitzgerald and Brock Peters. SIGNED and dated in year of publication on front fep. Jacket has chipping at spine and flap fold ends and minor wear elsewhere. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

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        Modes et Techniques du Pays Ma' .

      Dalat, ( Viêtnam ), "Centre Montagnard". 1961 - In-4 br., (4)-107-(5) pp., 1er plat de couv. imprimé, chemise et étui cartonnés. 57 tirages photographiques de l' auteur contrecollés ( portraits, gens en activité, tissage, coiffures, etc. ) et de nombreuses photos de dessins de Boulbet. Texte ronéoté d' ap. un tapuscrit. Ed. originale, "Tirage réservé par l' auteur", qui sera publiée en 1965 dans le Bulletin de l' Ecole française d' Extrême- Orient. Sur le pays Maa' et sur le personnage extraordinaire qu' a été J. Boulbet, (1926 - 2007), ethnologue, archéologue, botaniste, géographe, autodidacte polyglotte, inspirateur de Schoendorfer et d' autres, du résistant FFI à 17 ans à sa mort à Phuket en 2007, ses plus de 60 ans en Asie du S.-E., cf. Nénette, notamment pour sa dernière interview et son accent magnifique. Bel envoi signé "Au R. P. Moriceau, installé en pays Ma', --- ". De la bibliothèque de ce dernier, son nom en pied. Boulbet et Moriceau sont à l' origine de 2 films ethnographiques, réalisés en 1962/63. Menus défauts aux pièces de titre, sinon quasi parfait. Peu banal. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        ON POETRY

      Bollingen Series (1961), (New York) - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Sut’ dela. Roman. Perevod s angliiskogo E. Golyshevoi i B. Izakova [The Heart of the Matter. A novel. Translated from the English by Elena Golysheva and Boris Izakov].

      Izdatel’stvo Inostrannoi Literatury. Moskva, 1961 - First edition in Russian of The Heart of the Matter (1948), with an afterword by the literary historian Aleksandr Anikst (1910–1988, the celebrated Shakespeare scholar). ‘A major new arrival in the post-Stalin period was Graham Greene Greene’s attraction was so strong because he combined lively storytelling with contemporary settings and a strongly political flavour, usually very critical of Western institutions and policies’ (Maurice Friedberg, A Decade of Euphoria: Western Literature in Post-Stalin Russia, 1954–64, p. 183). OCLC locates copies at Georgetown and Oregon only. 8vo (200 × 128 mm), pp. 301, [3]; publisher’s quarter cloth, spine lettered gilt, illustrated boards by V. Alekseev, wear to edges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mastering the Art of French Cooking: Volumes 1 & 2.

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961 & 1970. - First edition of both volumes of this classic cook book. 2 volumes, original illustrated boards. Volume 1 is inscribed by Julia Child "Bon Appetit" and also signed by Simone Beck. Volume two is also inscribed by Julia Child and also signed by Paul Child. Both copies are in excellent condition in dust jackets that show light wear. A very sharp set, rare signed in both volumes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mastering the Art of French Cooking

      Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1961. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Edition on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. Cloth boards. Illustrated by Sidonie Coryn. Book Condition: Very Good+, sunning at the spine, light spots at the front board and the page edges, tight spine, soft shelf wear, light spots at the verso of the fly endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, jacket price clipped, an early issue jacket with Julia Child's name listed first at the front panel, shelf wear and chipping, one inch tear at the head of the rear panel, spots on the front panel.

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        Roy Marshall: A Biographical Note

      Bournemouth: Boscombe Printing 1961 - An appreciation of Hampshire's West Indian opening batsman. 12mo. 15pp. Photographic frontis. Green boards, gilt title to upper board. No.27 of a Limited Edition of 50 copies, numbered and signed by the author.

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        The Folklore of Sex.

      A Black Cat book; Grove Press 1961 - New York, 2nd printing, Mass market paperback, 253pp. 10 x 18 x 1,5 cm. Slightly discoloured spine. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Typed letter.

      1961 1961 - Dated Berlin 18 August 1961. One A4 page. To Mr. and Mrs. Larsen at the Danish communist newspaper "Land og Folk" (Country and People). He thanks them for sending a copy of the newspaper that included some of his photo-montages. Signed in ink.

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        La flamme d'une chandelle.

      P.U.F. 1961 - - P.U.F., Paris _1961, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur. Dos passé, trace marginale sur le second plat, sinon agréable exemplaire complet de sa bande annonce. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Pull My Daisy

      Grove Press New York: Grove Press. (1961). First. First edition. Paperback original. Text by Jack Kerouac for the Film by Robert Frank and Alfred Leslie. Advance Review Copy with slip laid in. A tiny crease on front wrap, else fine. Slight offsetting on the review slip. .

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        Prima veduta della città di Gustavo B

      Tempera, acquerello, matita e carboncino su carta. Il disegno è pubblicato su "Alik Cavaliere. I luoghi circostanti", catalogo della mostra a cura di Guido Ballo a Palazzo Reale, Milano 21 Maggio - 5 Luglio 1992 (Milano, Silvana Editoriale, pag. 35) cm 72x52 Ottimo (Fine) [Cavaliere, 1992]

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        La Bibbia di Borso d?Este.

      Banca Popolare di Bergamo e poligrafiche Bolis, Bergamo. MCMLXI [1961]. 2 v. ([9], 311, [4] c., [28] c. di tav.; [6], 292 c., 70 p., [4] c., [24] c. di tav.), 42 cm, pelle con fregi, medaglione in bronzo e argento ai due piatti anteriori, cofanetto in velluto. Stupenda e sontuosa edizione con legatura d?amatore e diverse centinaia di riproduzioni della magnifiche pagine del codice, alcune in più colori, con l?aggiunta dell?oro, stampate su carta speciale ed inserite f.t. Indubbiamente la più bella riproduzione della bibbia di Borso d?Este curata da Treccani. Non comune.

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        OEUVRES. La condition humaine - La voie royale - L'espoir - Les Conquêrants - La tentation de l'Occident - Le temps du mépris - Les noyers de l'Altemburg. En 8 volumes dont le volume comprenant la suite des lithographies ainsi que le volume broché

      Nouvelle Librairie de France. Editions Lidis. 1961 OEUVRES. La condition humaine - La voie royale - L'espoir - Les Conquêrants - La tentation de l'Occident - Le temps du mépris - Les noyers de l'Altemburg. En 8 volumes dont le volume comprenant la suite des lithographies ainsi que le volume broché - Journal d'une fabrication -Bel exempalire. 8 volumes in-4 en feuilles sous couverture rempliée et double emboitage illustré. Un des 500 ex. (N°518) accompagné d'une suite sur vélin d'Arches après 7 ex. sur Japon, 38 ex. sur vélin accompagnés de la suite sur différents papiers et 150 ex. accompagnés d'une suite et d'une suite des états de deux planches.

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        The Courtship of Eddie's Father

      Bernard Geis Associates New York: Bernard Geis Associates. (1961). First. First edition. Fine in a very good plus, lightly rubbed dustwrapper with a tear on the rear panel and a very faint stain on the rear flap fold. This copy nicely Inscribed by the author to a fellow author: "To Clair Kahane, I hope you like it. Believe me, if I had known you were going to read it I would have done it better. Mark Toby." Basis for the 1963 Vincente Minnelli film featuring Glenn Ford, Shirley Jones, Stella Stevens, Dina Merrill, and Jerry Van Dyke, with Ron Howard as Eddie. Later a popular television series with Bill Bixby, Brandon Cruz, and, on several occasions, a very young Jody Foster (not to mention a catchy Harry Nilsson theme song). A scarce book, especially signed. .

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        I disegni dei pittori fiorentini

      Electa 1961 Edizione riveduta e ampliata dall'autore, coadiuvato da Nicki Mariano e L. Vertova Nicolson (traduttrice). Vol I: testo con 73 tavole a col. Vol II: catalogo con oltre 3000 schede descrittive. Vol III: tavole con 1000 disegni riprodotti in nero, indici dei nomi, delle opere e indice topografico dei disegni 4to pp. 475 - XI/610 - Tavole ril mezza pelle (half-leather binding) Ottimo (Fine)

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        I grandi pittori dell'ottocento italiano.,Milano,Aldo Martello,1961

      Aldo Martello 1961 Volume I: I macchiaioli e la scuola toscana. Volume II: I pittori dell'alta italia. Volume III: La scuola napoletana. Milano, 1961; 3 vol., ril. in cofanetto, pp. 362, 353 tavv. col., cm 34x46. italiano

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        James and the Giant Peach

      Alfred A Knopf, 1961. Red cloth binding, gilt titles to spine, blindstamp to front board, green endpapers, no topstain. First edition, second state, with Book Press at rear colophon and no mention of Charlie series. Book very good plus with faint spotting at top edge, a few small stains at foreedge and giver-inscribed ffep. DJ with $3.95 price is very good minus, with no chipping but a few closed tears, the longest being about 1", some very small surface abrasions to front panel and a small stain at front panel near title. Overall, a quite-presentable copy. The first state of this title is very rare; the second is becoming likewise. 119 pp. First Edition. Dustjacket: Very Good, Hardcover. Book condition: Very Good

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        Mirò 1959-1960

      Pierre Matisse Gallery 1961 Volume stampato in occasione della mostra di Joan Mirò presso la Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York 31 ottobre - 25 novembre 1961. Testo in francese di Yvon Taillandier. 6 pochoirs sciolti a colori e 23 in bianco e nero. Elenco delle tavole. Allegato un fascicolo stampato su carta pesante azzurra con la traduzione in inglese dei testi e una tavola sciolta ripiegata con riproduzione di una ceramica dell'Artista. Una delle 1200 copie con 2 litografie originali a colori, di cui una in copertina su quattro pagine (cm 47x96) ed una sciolta su doppia pagina (cm 31x47) Es. 992. Stampato presso la tipografia Fequet et Baudier. Tavole in nero e a colori stampate presso l'Ateliers Daniel Jacomet. Copertine e litografia originale doppia tirate presso l'Atelier Maeght Ottimo (Fine)

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        Typed Letter Signed

      Small octavo. One-page Typed Letter Signed ("Carson") on her Nyack-on-Hudson stationery dated 30 August 1961 to Leonard Byrne, thanking him for "helping Jorden and Paul pick out the chandelier in Boston. The chandelier still stands because no one has figured it out without a diagram so Jorden is trying to find out for me." Folded as mailed, a little foxing, very good or better. .

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        The Supreme Court Review 1961 - 1992. 32 volumes.

      Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1961 - 92. . Published by the Law School at the University of Chicago. From the library of noted constitutional scholar Paul L. Murphy with his signature in about half of the volumes. Book condition: Very good condition

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        Geoffrey Faber 1889-1961

      Faber and Faber London: Faber and Faber. (1961). First. First edition. Fine in papercovered boards. One of 100 numbered copies of this rare little memorial address, this copy is unnumbered, press lettered "out of series," and is unsigned. .

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        The Hobbit

      Allen & Unwin, 1961. Second edition, twelfth impression, 1961. Green cloth binding, dark blue titles & decoration to boards. Two-color map endpapers, 4-color frontispiece illustration. Book near fine with some slight fading to cloth at spine-ends. DJ also very good plus with 1/4" loss at head of spine, 1" tear at bottom edge, minor age-discoloration to flap folds. Price of 12s. 6d. intact. 315 pp. Second Edition. Dustjacket: Very Good, Hardcover. Book condition: Very Good

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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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        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.

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        El Coronel No Tiene Quien le Escriba [No One Writes To The Colonel]

      Aguirre Editor Medellin: Aguirre Editor. (1961). First. First edition. Text in Spanish. A faint stain along the spine, page edges browned, still a very good copy of this fragile little rarity, the author's second book, a novella which was the title story of his first book published in the U.S. A clean and fresh copy of the Columbian Nobel Prize-winner's second book. Basis for a 1999 film starring Salma Hayek. .

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        La chevelure des choses.

      Préface d'Alechinsky. Paris: Édition Galerie de Rive Gauche 1961. Rigt illustr. med ordbilleder af Dotremont og Jorn. [34] s. Ét af 300 numr. ekspl. Richly illustr. with word pictures by Dotremont and Jorn. One of 300 numb. copies. In publisher's slipcase.. PHH 215. Med kunstsamleren John Hunovs ex-libris tegnet af Per Kirkeby

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        Psychanalyse et Pédiatrie, Grandes Notions de la Psychanalyse, Seize Observations d'enfants.

      " Paris, Les Editions de La Parole 1961. 284 Seiten, 2. Ausgabe. Bedruckter Originaleinband. Veröffentlicht für die """jeunes confrères""", die nicht genug Zeit hatten, um alle zeitgenössischen klinischen und theoretischen Arbeiten zur Psychoanalyse und Pädiatrie zu lesen. Dennoch schließt Dolto mit der Erklärung der Notwendigkeit zu Freuds Werk zurück zu kommen, als Schlüssel zum Wissen um die Psychoanalyse. Widmungsexemplar (auf dem Vorderdeckel) der """Grande dame de la Psychanalyse Française""". "

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        Typed letter.

      Dated Berlin 18 August 1961. One A4 page. To Mr. and Mrs. Larsen at the Danish communist newspaper "Land og Folk" (Country and People). He thanks them for sending a copy of the newspaper that included some of his photo-montages. Signed in ink

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        Meet My Folks!

      Faber and Faber London: Faber and Faber. (1961). First. First edition. Illustrated by George Adamson. Fine in near fine dustwrapper with a little rubbing. Contemporary owner names on the front fly, under which is a Signed sentiment from the author: "with good wishes, Ted Hughes." The author's third book and first book of children's verse. A very nice copy. .

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        Horseman, Pass By

      Harper NY: Harper. (1961). McMurtry's first book, one of A.C. Greene's "50 best books on Texas," basis for the movie Hud, and winner of the Jesse H. Jones Award from the Texas Institute of Letters for the best novel of the year. Horseman, Pass By, which takes its title from the closing lines of William Butler Yeats's poem "Under Ben Bulben" (as did Mary McCarthy's first novel, Cast a Cold Eye), was a breakthrough in Texas literature and in regional literature in general: by telling a raw, unadulterated story entirely fitting to its contemporary West Texas setting, McMurtry not only brought the regional novel out of its quaint gentility but gave it a universality it could not have had otherwise; it has been called a West Texas Catcher in the Rye, with the caveat that the lives of Texans in general were a little more crude than those of the Easterners in Salinger's novel. Faint foxing to foredge and endpages; still a very near fine copy in a very near fine, lightly rubbed, price-clipped dust jacket. . First Edition. Hardcover.

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        A Fall of Moondust

      Harcourt Brace and World New York: Harcourt Brace and World. (1961). First. First edition. Modest edgewear, a nice, very good copy in near very good, Arthur Hawkins dustwrapper with some wear and tear, and a mild stain on the rear panel. Nicely Inscribed by the author: "To Dave -- this is the book that will pay for the boat -- if it ever is paid for! Arthur. 24 Feb '62." Tourist shuttle crash lands on the moon. .

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