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        FOUR-DAY PLANET

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, [1961].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. A planetary adventure novel in which workers rebel against a cartel that is holding down the price of Sea Monster Wax, the only export of Fenris, an almost-but-not-quite uninhabitable planet. Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 144. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with 10 mm closed tear at lower rear flap fold and touch of dust soiling to rear panel. A sharp copy of a book seldom seen in superior condition. (#153616)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Mastering the Art of French Cooking

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition stated, first printing. Signed by Julia Child and Simone Beck on the title page. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Light shelf wear, light rubbing and scuff to spine cloth. Light soiling to page block. A lovely copy of the first printing, signed by two of the three contributors.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Kaddish and Other Poems

      City Lights Books 1961 - First edition, first printing. First issue with Villiers listed as the printer on page 100, and ten lines of text on the rear cover. Signed by Allen Ginsberg and inscribed "To Tom" on the title page. Good. Wraps show light edge wear, several small stains, light browning and foxing. Lean to spine. Front inner hinge over opened. Poem written in unknown hand to inside of rear cover. Uncommon signed and of the first issue. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        CASTITA' DELLA MUSICA

      TORINO: GIULIO EINAUDI EDITORE, 1961. Brossura. BUONO. 16 21,5. Saggi USATO

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        Somme athéologique II : Le coupable, édition revue et corrigée suivie de L'Alleluiah

      Edition in part original, one of the review copies service.Autograph signed by Georges Bataille to Gaetan Picon.Complete copy of his prayer to insert.Back slightly insolated. Gallimard Paris 1961 12x19cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Thunderball

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1961. Octavo. Original dark grey boards, titles to spine gilt, skeletal hand motif on front board blind stamped. With the dust jacket. Housed in a black quarter morocco solander box made by The Chelsea Bindery. A few minor spots to the fore edge but an excellent copy in the very slightly rubbed dust jacket. First edition, first impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "To Margot from Ian Fleming"; a fascinating presentation. The recipient was the wife of Jack Whittingham, who wrote an original Bond film screenplay named Thunderball, a collaborative project that predated the book. Fleming used the screenplay as the unacknowledged basis for his novel of the same name, but signed a film agreement instead with Eon Productions, leaving Whittingham and his producer, Kevin McClory, out in the cold and with a pronounced grievance. The resulting court case in November 1963 is said to have broken Fleming's health, leading to his premature death from heart complications in August 1964. As a result of the court settlement, future versions of the novel gave the credit, "based on the screen treatment by Kevin McClory, Jack Whittingham, and Ian Fleming" (in that order). The inscription suggests that at the time of publication Fleming had little idea how much the book had offended the Whittingham family; or it may reflect the fact that, as Jack Whittingham had recently and openly embarked on an affair with a 17-year-old model, his long-suffering wife was unlikely to be sympathetic to his cause.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        CATCH-22

      NY: Simon & Schuster, 1961. 8vo., light-blue cloth in earliest dust jacket; 443 pages with red top stain. First Edition, first printing of Heller's most famous and iconic novel. [Bruccoli & Bucker A1.1a]. Only 4,000 copies were published in the first printing. Signed presentation from Heller on the front endpaper. I, personally, obtained this presentation for a friend and early supporter of my book business during a radio interview with Heller in New York City in 1984. With the photograph of Heller on the rear cover of the dust jacket. Very Good (few minor dings & some faint discoloration rear cover; contents clean & tight with very minor tanning to the endpapers); minor wear (two short, clean tears; price-clipped) d/j. A nice copy!

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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        La Brèche. Action Surréaliste

      Paris, Le Terrain Vague. 1961-1965, 1961-1965, in-8, 8 volumes, brochés, couvertures imprimées illustrées, SERIE COMPLETE des 8 numéros de la revue La Brèche, publiée d'octobre 1961 à novembre 1965, sous la direction d'André Breton. Illustré par Jean Benoît, Jorge Camacho, Jean-Claude Silbermann, Adrien Dax, René Magritte, Jindrich Styrsky... Contributions de Gérard Legrand, Jean Malrieu, Paul Nougé, André Breton, Malcolm de Chazal, Joyce Mansour... Très bel ensemble

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Meet My Folks!

      Faber and Faber, London 1961 - Uncorrected proof. Illustrated by George Adamson. Tiny tear at the crown of the thin spine, and a little sunning at the extremities of the wrappers, else near fine. The author's third book and first book of children's verse. Rare in this format. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Bible. Biblia Sacra: Facsimile Edition

      New York: Pageant, 1961. Limited. hardcover. fine. Illustrated. 2 volumes. Very thick folios, original russet cloth (very slight spotting to cloth, mostly confined to back covers, can only be seen at some angles), matching clamshell boxes. New York: Pageant, 1961. Fine. Illustrated. 2 volumes. Very thick folios, original russet cloth (very slight spotting to cloth, mostly confined to back covers, can only be seen at some angles), matching clamshell boxes. New York: Pageant, 1961. Fine.Magnificent facsimile of the famous Gutenberg Bible, based on the copy of the Insel Verlag edition, the most beautiful edition ever produced. Its illuminations are ornate, using brilliant colors.

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        The Antarctic Pilot Comprising The Coast of Antarctica and All Islands Southward of the Usual Route of Vessels. Third Edition.

      London, Hydrographic Department under the Authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, 1961. 8vo. Original graphite cloth, spine and front cover lettered in yellow; pp. [4, on pink paper], xliii, 448, [2], numerous plates, maps and charts; spine a little sunned; otherwise very good; provenance: contemporary British Antarctic Survey stamp on front fly leaf. First published in 1930, this is the updated and revised third edition, which incorporated much new material resulting from the expeditions of the International Geophysical Year 1957/58. Together with: Supplement No. 6 -1970 to the Antarctic Pilot in the original printed wrappers and with illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Chemistry of the Amino Acids, 3 vols.

      Wiley, NY 1961 - Original green cloth, light shelf wear, pages uncreased and unmarked, small university library stamp on title pages, otherwise no apparent markings or highlighting in text, small faint soiling to fore-edge of last few leaves of vol. 3. overall very good or better sound and clean copies [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Writers Den]
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        Bible. Biblia Sacra: Facsimile Edition

      Pageant, New York 1961 - Illustrated. 2 volumes. Very thick folios, original russet cloth (very slight spotting to cloth, mostly confined to back covers, can only be seen at some angles), matching clamshell boxes. New York: Pageant, 1961. Fine. Illustrated. 2 volumes. Very thick folios, original russet cloth (very slight spotting to cloth, mostly confined to back covers, can only be seen at some angles), matching clamshell boxes. New York: Pageant, 1961. Fine. Magnificent facsimile of the famous Gutenberg Bible, based on the copy of the Insel Verlag edition, the most beautiful edition ever produced. Its illuminations are ornate, using brilliant colors. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Shooting Star

      New York: Viking Press, 1961 - Published in New York by the Viking Press in 1961. First Edition. This copy is an Advanced Edition 1 of 750 printed for friends of author and publisher—from the Literary Agent H.N. Swanson. Book fine except for wearing on top and bottom edges of spine, H.N. Swanson stamp on first free-end page and title page. DJ very good except for rubbing on corners, wearing along top and bottom edges of book, tape on top and bottom edges of spine, slight fading on covers and spine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Moncrif's Cats; Les Chats De

      Golden Cockerel Press, London 1961 - 187 pages. 26 x 17 cm. Limited edition, copy 56 of 100 specially bound by E.W. Hiscox on Saunders mould-made paper (from total edition of 400), signed by the translator, Reginald Bretnor in ink with a squiggle illustration by him of a cat face below his signature. Collotype reproductions of 10 etchings by T. Otten after designs by Coypel. This collection of eleven letters and ten poems on cats first published 1727. Cat lovers initially made the original work a great success; however, later it became the object of satire and ridicule, and the author removed it from his collected works. It's survival is proof it continues to provide pleasure and delight. COCK-A-HOOP 213. Orig. full navy and red morocco panels with gilt front cover design of a cat bordered by gilt lettering in French, Teg. Fine in near fine navy slipcase [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        Catch-22 ( SiGNED )

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1961. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. First edition, stated "Third Printing" hardcover book in the original first-issue dust jacket. SIGNED, placed and dated by the author on the front endpaper without presentation inscription: "Joseph Heller / 4/22/86 / Miami". First-issue dust jacket has no review blurbs on the front cover, a captionless full-cover photo of Heller in a sport coat on the rear panel, and publisher's original $5.95 price at bottom of front flap. Blue cloth binding with white lettering on the spine. Red topstain. Untrimmed page edges. 443 pages. VERY GOOD book in VERY GOOD dust jacket. Book has a few faint light clear stains on both boards and one tiny brown spot on the spine and both boards. Spine is slightly sun-toned. The red top edge is just slightly sun-faded and has a few scattered small brown stains and two surface abrasions on top of the brown stains, one of which has caused a tiny nick at the top edge of the front endpaper and the first 15 pages. Otherwise the exterior is unworn with no bumping to the edges or corners. Tightly bound, straight and square volume with no cracking to the hinges but there is some give to both joints. Excellent interior with bright, clean, unmarked pages. Front endpaper has a partially removed previous owner's small address label at the top edge. Slight browning to the rear endpaper due to a 1979 newspaper book review of Heller's novel Good as Gold, still inserted. Dust jacket is age-toned all around. Light wear along the top spine edge and a 3/4" x 1/2" chip at the bottom spine edge. Small light tan stain on the front panel along with two one-inch closed tears at top edge with some light creasing and a 1/4" closed tear at bottom edge. Rear panel has a 1/2" closed tear at top and bottom edge and a small 3/8" V-shaped closed tear near the right edge. Some light general surface wear. Otherwise excellent. Jacket is protected in a mylar cover..

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        ATTI DEL SETTIMO CONGRESSO INTERNAZIONALE DI ARCHEOLOGIA CLASSICA vol. III

      L'ERMA DI BRETSCHNEIDER, ROMA 1961 - INTERLINGUE Pagine ancora intonse ed ingiallite ai bordi da fattore tempo, tavole in nero fuori testo ed illustrazioni nei testi, brossura editoriale morbida, con titoli rossi e neri, ingiallita, con bordi stanchi e piccole tracce di umidità al dorso. In italiano, inglese, francese, spagnolo e tedesco

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        Die Geschichte der Lage der Arbeiter unter dem Kapitalismus : Band 1 - 38 (in 40 Bde. - komplett). Teil 1: Die Geschichte der Lage der Arbeiter in Deutschland von 1789 bis zur Gegenwart (Bd. 1-21) / Teil 2: Die Geschichte der Lage der Arbeiter in England, in den Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika und in Frankreich (Bd. 22-35) / Teil 3: Zusammenfassung (Bd. 36-38).

      Berlin : Akademie-Verlag, 1961 - 1972. Gr.-8° , hellbraune Org.-Ln. mit Rücken- u. Deckeltitel sowie grünem Org.-Umschlag Umschläge teilweise mit Randläsuren, Umschlagrücken teilw. aufgehellt, papierbedingt gering gebräunt, sonst sehr sauber und frisch, keine Einträge. Steck 4-4 Versand D: 5,00 EUR Wirtschaftsgeschichte, Volkswirtschaft, Sozialgeschichte, Nationalökonomie, Soziologie, Industralisierung

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        Biblia Sacra.

      New York, Pageant Books 1961. 2 volumes, (325), (300) folia. Bound in luxurious half Leather bindings with 5 raised bands, spines lettered in gilt, matching imitation leather boards, blind-stamped with a diamond-shaped frame with the initials J.G., top of the text blocks gilt-edged, large Folio H. x L. x W. cm. (Deluxe facsimile edition in two volumes of the famous Gutenberg Bible. The set is bound by the Alpha Bindery in New York and is in very good condition both on the inside and outside. Copy No. 180 of 1000 numbered copies. The colophon states: ''This is the first Gutenberg facsimile ever printed in the United States and only the second in the world. The reproduction derives from the Insel Verlag edition which was based on the copy in the Koniglichen Bibliothek in Berlin and the copy in the Standischen Landesbibliothek in Fulda, considered by authorities to be the most beautifully illuminated of the 47 copies known to exist. The text pages have been printed by lithography and the illuminated pages by sheet-fed gravure. The paper used is 100 per cent rag content made especially for this book. This edition has been hand bound in two volumes and is limited to 1000 numbered sets, of which 996 are for sale.'').

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        The World on the Wane.

      Criterion Books, New York 1961 - First American edition. Octavo, original brown boards, illustrated with 48 pages of photographs and 48 line drawings. Inscribed by Claude Levi-Strauss on the half-title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket that shows light wear to the extremities. Translated from the French by John Russell. World of the Wane documents Claude Levi-Strauss' travels to the upland jungle area of Brazil where he found the basic human societies he was seeking. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Centurions

      London: Hutchinson & Co. Ltd., 1961. First English language edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is a superior, jacketed copy of the first English-language edition, scarce thus, near fine in a near fine dust jacket. The red and black cloth binding remains clean, bright, and tight, with sharp corners, vivid spine gilt, and no appreciable wear. A very slight forward lean is the only defect noted. The contents remain bright with a crisp feel and no spotting or previous ownership marks. The illustrated yellow and gray-green dust jacket remains clean and complete, with the original lower front flap price intact. We note trivial wear to spine ends and corners and only a trivial hint of toning to the spine, which retains strong color and excellent shelf presentation. The dust jacket is protected beneath a removable, archival quality clear cover. French journalist, war correspondent, and former soldier Jean Pierre Lucien Osty published this acclaimed novel under the nom de plume Jean Larteguy. The Centurions narrative is set against the backdrop of the military quagmires and moral complexities of France's post-WWII colonial conflicts. The story follows a group of French paratroop officers captured by the Vietminh after the fall of Dien-Bien-Phu in Indo-China through their subsequent release, re-enlistment, and service in Algeria using the methods they learned from the Vietminh. The book was written and published in French in 1960, then translated by Xan Fielding for publication in this first English-language edition in 1961. The Centurions won the prestigious Prix Eve Delacroix for 1960 and in 1966 was adapted into a movie (Lost Command) starring Anthony Quinn. The Centurions is credited with the first presentation of the “ticking time bomb” moral quandary scenario.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        The World Mine Oyster. The Memoirs of Matila Ghyka. Translated from the French by the author. With an Introduction bt Patrick Leigh Fermor.

      Heinemann. 1961. 8vo., original proof wrappers. Small repaired tear to top edge of front wrapper which has an ink telephone number "GRO 4080", a little browning to wrappers otherwise a very god copy. First edition, uncorrected proof copy. From the library of Lady Diana Cooper with her husband's Rex Whistler designed bookplate. Patrick Leigh Fermor met Matila Ghyka during his staying at Balasha Cantacuzene's manor in B?leni (today's Gala?i County in Romania). Prince Matila Costiesco Ghyka (born Matila Costiescu Ghica), K.C.V.O., M.C. (September 13, 1881--July 14, 1965), was a Romanian poet, novelist, mathematician, historian, and diplomat, and the Romanian Minister in the United Kingdom during the late 1930s and until 1940.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Thunderball.

      - London: Jonathan Cape, 1961. 8vo, 253 pp. Original buckram and pictorial dust jacket. Slight turn to spine, very minor toning to pages. In mylar jacket. First edition, first state with skeletal hand stamped on upper cover. The first appearance of the phrase "My name is Bond, James Bond." (p. 114). "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." (Adrian Harrington). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Aegina II. Lithographie.

      Druck auf Velin mit Wasserzeichen. 49,5 x 60,5 cm. Papier: 53,5 x 76 cm. Wingler/Welz 258. - Kokoschka hat ein bemerkenswertes druckgraphisches Werk hinterlassen. Bei seinen druckgraphischen Arbeiten bevorzugte er meist die Lithographie (WW S. 7). Im Spätherbst 1961 unternahm Kokoschka eine Griechenlandreise, dessen Eindrücke er noch vor Ort in dem Zyklus "Bekenntnis zu Hellas" verarbeitete. Der hier dargestellte Säulen-Tempel der Aphaia stammt aus der Zeit um 500 v. Chr. - Seitenränder und unterer mit leichten Knicken. Zu den Rändern hin schwach gebräunt.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        John von Neumann Collected Works Volume I Logic, Theory of Sets and Quantum Mechanics

      Oxford, UK: Pergamon Press, 1961. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. Size=7.5"x10. Frontis of Author. (full book description) Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK, 1961. 1st Ed. (U.K.) VG-, Hard Cover, No Dust Jacket. Size=7.5"x10", 654pgs(Apndx). Frontis of Author. Blue cover top fore-edge corners lightly bumped, faint red stain on bottom page ends, small one on top page ends, ink owner name inside front cover, o.w. clean, bright & tight. No tears, chips, foxing, underlines. Text in Fine Like New condition. SELLING WORLDWIDE SINCE 1987. WE PACK WITH GREAT CARE, 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES!

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        Shooting Star

      Viking Press., New York 1961 - 433pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Red boards with the title gilt stamped on the backstrip and "Advance Edition" gilt stamped at the foot of the front board. Near fine/Fine. Nice copy of this advance edition that was limited to 750 copies. This advance edition has a variant dust jacket in blue, yellow and red with white lettering. Colberg A15.1.a. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Revolutionary Road.

      Boston: Little, Brown, 1961. First edition of the author's first book. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Richard Yates on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. "Revolutionary Road is the The Great Gatsby of my time. One of the best books written by a member of my generation" (Kurt Vonnegut). "If more is needed to make a masterpiece in modern American fiction I don't know what it is" (Tennessee Williams). Chosen by Time as one of the 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to the present. Adapted in 2008 to film, directed by Sam Mendes and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet.

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        Thunderball.

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1961. 8vo, 253 pp. Original buckram and pictorial dust jacket. Slight turn to spine, very minor toning to pages. In mylar jacket. First edition, first state with skeletal hand stamped on upper cover. The first appearance of the phrase “My name is Bond, James Bond.” (p. 114). “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.” (Adrian Harrington).

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        Moncrif's Cats; Les Chats De

      London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1961. leather_bound. Orig. full navy and red morocco panels with gilt front cover design of a cat bordered by gilt lettering in French, Teg. Fine in near fine navy slipcase. Ottten, T. 187 pages. 26 x 17 cm. Limited edition, copy 56 of 100 specially bound by E.W. Hiscox on Saunders mould-made paper (from total edition of 400), signed by the translator, Reginald Bretnor in ink with a squiggle illustration by him of a cat face below his signature. Collotype reproductions of 10 etchings by T. Otten after designs by Coypel. This collection of eleven letters and ten poems on cats first published 1727. Cat lovers initially made the original work a great success; however, later it became the object of satire and ridicule, and the author removed it from his collected works. It's survival is proof it continues to provide pleasure and delight. COCK-A-HOOP 213.

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        The Hobbit, or, There and Back Again

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1961. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Tolkien, J.R.R.. Twelfth impression of the first US edition, 12mo - over 6" to 7" tall, 315 pp. J.R.R. Tolkien's story, initially written for his grandchildren, which brought Hobbits and Middle-Earth to us all. "In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit....". ***DESCRIPTION: Light green cloth boards with blue lettering on the front and spine, blue decoration on spine, pictorial endpapers (Thror's map in the front, the Wilderland at the back), colored frontispiece done by J.R.R. Tolkien (of Hobbiton-across-the-Water), Twelfth Impression, 1961, stated on copyright page. The wrap-around pictorial dust-jacket shows the Lonely Mountain with Smaug on the back cover, blurb on the back flap for the three books of The Lord of the Rings trilogy. ***CONDITION: Book is in fine condition, with not a blemish that we can spot. Text block is strong and square, hinges are solid, corners are sharp, head and tail of spine are strong, free of prior owner markings. The unclipped dust jacket could likely be called fine as well, we are grading as near fine as there is a tiny ridge of edgewear to the top of the spine and the spine itself has a hint of sunning. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply, please contact seller for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        Gone with the Wind

      GONE WITH THE WIND MOVIE CAST: OLIVIA de HAVILAND, BUTTERFLY McQUEEN, VICTOR JORY, ANN RUTHERFORD and EVELYN KEYESSlip cased 25th anniversary edition of Margaret Mitchell's novel, signed by five members, of the movie cast, and also by Susan Myrick, Mitchell's friend and a technical advisor to the film. Rutherford and Jory have added inscriptions to the book's owner.Book signed: ""For Bernard/Bless you for remembering/Ann Rutherford", "Olivia de Haviland", "Evelyn Keyes", "Butterfly McQueen", "To Bernard/your friend/Victor Jory" and "Susan Myrick", 954 pages, 6¼x9½. Gone with the Wind, by Margaret Mitchell. New York, The Macmillan Company, 1961. Cloth-bound 25th anniversary edition with slip case. Signed on inside front cover and flyleaf. Imprinted with the name of the book's owner, Bernard L. Solari, to whom the signatures of Rutherford and Jory are inscribed. In 1939, the epic film, Gone With The Wind, based on Margaret Mitchell's 1936 best-selling novel of the same name, broke box office records and won ten Oscars (against stiff competition). The saga of the old South remains one of the most beloved films of all time. OLIVIA de HAVILAND (b. 1916), the last surviving major star of the film, was nominated for an Oscar for her role as Melanie Wilkes. The sister of actress Joan Fontaine, de Haviland won Best Actress Academy Awards for her roles in To Each His Own (1946) and The Heiress (1949), and received two more nominations (Hold Back the Dawn,1941; and The Snake Pit, 1948). At MGM from 1937, ANNE RUTHERFORD (b. 1920) gained minor stardom as Polly Benedict in the studio's Andy Hardy series. She was allowed to display her perky comic gifts in a trio of 1940s mystery-comedies co-starring Red Skelton (Whistling in the Dark, Whistling in Dixie, Whistling in Brooklyn), and was quite appealing as Careen O'Hara in this film. She closed out her film career in 1950 to devote more time to her private life; thereafter limiting her activity to her annual appearance as Suzanne Pleshette's mother on TV's The Bob Newhart Show. EVELYN KEYES (1919-2008)received her best opportunity outside of the DeMille fold when she was cast as the eternally jilted Suellen O'Hara in this film. Some of her other notable works include Face Behind the Mask (1941), Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941) and 1947's Mating of Millie. THELMA "BUTTERFLY" McQUEEN (1911-1995) earned her nickname in a ballet production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. She debuted on Broadway in Brown Sugar (1937), and two years later played her first and most memorable movie role, that of Prissy, the young slave in this film. After being typecast as a sobbing maid in several films of the 1940s, she grew tired of the image and retired from films in 1947, returning in the early 1970s when better roles were available. After playing passive roles under Cecil B. DeMille, VICTOR JORY (1902-1982) was U.S. Coast Guard boxing and wrestling champion. He played occasional leads, but more often character parts in films, often as a heavy. In Gone with the Wind he was cast as Jonas Wilkerson, a field overseer. Jory's other films included A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935), Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938), Man of Conquest (1940), The Miracle Worker (1962) and Papillon (1973). He played Lamont Cranston in a serialization of The Shadow (1940). Margaret Mitchell did not want to become closely involved in production of the film. She delegated SUSAN MYRICK (1893-1978), a close personal friend and Georgia journalist, as technical advisor on the film. She saved the film from some serious gaffes, such as the cotton being picked in April.Of these signers, only de Haviland and Rutherford were still living in late 2010. BERNARD L. SOLARI had his own association with the film. He took now-famous pictures of the Loew's Grand Theatre in Atlanta, site of the movie's much ballyhooed premier, after the structure was destroyed by fire in 1978. Slip case lightly soiled and worn. Book in fine condition.

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        Picasso: Toreros

      New York: George Braziller, 1961. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, COMPLETE WITH FOUR ORIGINAL PICASSO LITHOGRAPHS. The four lithographs (one in color) were printed by Mourlot Freres and executed especially for this book. Profusely illustrated throughout with 103 bullfighting images. Text by Jaime Sabartes. New York: George Braziller, 1961. Oblong quarto, original decorated red cloth, original illustrated dust jacket. A touch of rubbing to rear panel of dust jacket. A beautiful, outstanding copy - very rare in such good condition.

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        Mélanges de travaux sur l'Islam, la sociologie Nord Africaine et divers 1961-1970 [ Contient : ] 1 : Articles 'Ibadât, et Ghusl ; 2 : Un ouvrage de fiqh rédigé en langue castillane ; 3 : Un texte concernant le rituel de la visite à Médine ; 4 : Index de la Mudawwana ; 5 : Le folklore dans la Loi musulmane ; 6 : Le fiqh et l'éclipse du 15-11-1961 ; 7 : Ibn Batut'a et les Institutions Musulmanes ; 8 : Judaïsme, Christianisme, Islâm, religions apparentées ; 9 : Voltaire et l'Islâm ; 10 : Marx et Engels se sont-ils intéressés à l'Islâm ? ; 11 : La çaqâliba chez Ibn Khaldoun ; 12 : Heurts et fusions en Afrique du Nord, particulièrement en Algérie et à Alger ; 13 : L'anaïa ou pacte de protection chez les Berbères ; 14 : Le hasard. Son rôle dans l'Histoire des Sociétés ; 15 : L'idée de continuité dans l'histoire des religions ; 16 : Un mariage protestant à la Gaulmine ; 17 : Le mot "indigène" ; Un mouvement européen ; 19 : Remarques sur mes travaux

      1 vol. in-8 reliure pleine toile, Mélanges de travaux sur l'Islam, la sociologie Nord Africaine et divers 1961-1970 [ Contient : ] 1 : Articles 'Ibadât, et Ghusl, Enc. Islam ; 2 : Un ouvrage de fiqh rédigé en langue castillane, Rev. Jur. et Ec. Sud Ouest, 1963 ; 3 : Un texte concernant le rituel de la visite à Médine Riv. Studi Orientali XLI ; 4 : Index de la Mudawwana, Arabica 1970 ; 5 : Le folklore dans la Loi musulmane, Année Sociologique 1964 ; 6 : Le fiqh et l'éclipse du 15-11-1961, Revu Africaine, 1961 ; 7 : Ibn Batut'a et les Institutions Musulmanes, Studia Islamica, XXIV, 1966 ; 8 : Judaïsme, Christianisme, Islâm, religions apparentées, Studia Islamica, 1961 ; 9 : Voltaire et l'Islâm, Studia Islamica, XXVIII, 1968 ; 10 : Marx et Engels se sont-ils intéressés à l'Islâm ?, Studia Islamica, XXX, 1969 ; 11 : La çaqâliba chez Ibn Khaldoun, Riv. Studi Orient., XL ; 12 : Heurts et fusions en Afrique du Nord, particulièrement en Algérie et à Alger, Correspondance d'Orient, N°5, Bruxelles ; 13 : L'anaïa ou pacte de protection chez les Berbères, Ecrits de Paris, vers 1962 ; 14 : Le hasard. Son rôle dans l'Histoire des Sociétés, Annales, Economie Sociétés, 1967 ; 15 : L'idée de continuité dans l'histoire des religions, Mélanges Laborde Lacoste, 1963 ; 16 : Un mariage protestant à la Gaulmine, Revue A.T. et M., 1962 ; 17 : Le mot "indigène", Bull. G. Budé, 1961 ; Un mouvement européen, Ecrits de Paris, 1963 ; 19 : Remarques sur mes travaux, Cahiers Pareto, 1965 Exceptionnel recueil de 19 articles provenant de la propre bibliothèque de l'auteur, le professeur Georges-H. Bousquet (Docteur en droit en 1923 avec une thèse sur "L'évolution sociale en Hollande 1914-1922"), économiste de l'école de Pareto et Schumpeter, mais également islamisant de l'école de Goldziher et Snouck-Hugronje, professeur aux facultés d'Alger puis de Bordeaux. Peu après sa thèse, il participa à la mission de la SDN pour la restauration financière de l'Autriche. Georges-H. Bousquet résumait ainsi ses travaux en Islamologie (dans les mélanges qui lui furent consacrés dans les Cahiers Pareto en 1965) : "Très en gros, on pourrait dire à ce sujet que je suis parti intellectuellement de la Loi rituelle, morale et juridique de l'Islâm (fiqh) et ai essayé de voir dans quelle mesure cette étrange casuistique (dont j'ai traduit de nombreux textes et dont j'ai exposé les règles dans divers ouvrages) est appliquée, ou non, dans les sociétés musulmanes d'Afrique du Nord surtout (mais également en Indonésie). En particulier, mon attention s'est portée sur le rituel ('ibâdates) presque toujours systématiquement négligé par mes prédécesseurs". Français

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        Werke und Briefe. Herausgegeben von Hans Kaufmann. Textrevision und Erläuterungen von Gotthard Erler.

      Berlin u. Weimar: Aufbau-Verlag, 1961 ff. 8°. Originalganzleder mit dreiseitigem Goldschnitt und Folienumschlägen in Originalschubern mit Lederkanten. 1. Aufl. 10 Bände. 1961-1964. (Hagen 3.) Ein Einband mit minimalem Fleck; sonst sehr gut erhalten. - Die Ausstattung ist gegenüber den Lederausgaben der Nachauflagen deutlich opulenter. Versand D: 2,00 EUR Leder-Einbände, Deutsche Literatur 19. Jh., Werkausgabe, Werkausgaben

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        Gedenkausgabe der Werke, Briefe und Gespräche. 28. August 1949. Hrsg. von Ernst Beutler, 24 Bände, Echtleder-Ausgabe.

      Zürich und Stuttgart, Artemis Verlag, 1961 - 1976. Dünndruckausgabe im Gesamtumfang von ca. 28.000 Seiten. Renommierte, bis heute umfangreichste Werkausgabe. Alle Bände mit ganzseitigem Frontispiz. Bd. 1: Sämtliche Gedichte I, 782 S. Bd. 2: Sämtliche Gedichte II (aus dem Nachlass), 848 S. Bd. 3: Theatergedichte - Epen - Westöstlicher Diwan, 853 S. Bd. 4: Der junge Goethe, 1109 S. Bd. 5: Die Faustdichtungen, 836 S. Bd. 6: Die Weimarer Dramen 1261 S. Bd. 7: Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre, 958 S. Bd. 8: Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre - Urmeister, 958 S. Bd. 9: Wahlverwandtschaften, Novellen, Maximen, 764 S. Bd. 10: Dichtung und Wahrheit, 1019 S. Bd. 11: Italienische Reise, Annalen, 1181 S. Bd. 12: Biographische Einzelschriften, 893 S. Bd. 13: Schriften zur Kunst, 1325 S. Bd. 14: Schriften zur Literatur, 1158 S. Bd. 15: Übertragungen, 1148 S. Bd. 16: Naturwissenschaftliche Schriften I, 977 S. Bd. 17: Naturwissenschaftliche Schriften II, 1030 S. Bd. 18: Briefe 1764 - 1786, 165, 1293 S. Bd. 19: Briefe 1786-1814, 809 S. Bd. 20: Briefe Goethe - Schiller, 1125 S. Bd. 21: Briefe 1814 - 1832, 1305 S. Bd. 22: Gespräche 1752 - 1817, 916 S. Bd. 23: Gespräche 1817 - 1832, 1147 S. Bd. 24: Gespräche mit Eckermann, 925 S. Lederfarbe, wie stets bei Echtleder-Ausgaben, geringfügig changierend, ein Rückenschild mit leichter Aufhellung. Die Bände befinden sich sonst, vom minimalen Gebrauchsspuren abgesehen, in sehr gutem, nahezu neuwertigem Zustand. Sehr schönes Exemplar dieser hochwertigen Ganzleder-Ausgabe. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        In Parenthesis

      With a note of Introduction by T.S.Eliot. First edition. 8vo., original blue cloth, lettered in gilt. London, Faber and Faber.

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        Don Camillo monsignore... ma non troppo [Don Camillo... monseigneur] (Archive of 139 original photographs from the 1961 film)

      France / Italy: Affiches Gaillard / Cineriz, 1961. Archive of 139 vintage borderless single weight still photographs from the 1961 Italian-French film. Seen in the images is starring actor Fernandel and other members of the cast in action, and a few images of the film crew at work. Notations in holograph pencil, and photographer Civirani's rubber stamp, on the verso of all photos. Housed in two vintage Belgian Gevaert brand photo paper boxes. Based on Giovanni Guareschi's infamous Italian character. Don Camillo (Fernandel) heads to rome after a fight with Peppone (Cervi), where he becomes monsignor, but his spirit eventually leads him back home. A local mayor tries to deceive Camillo during the wedding of Peppone's son. The fourth "Camillo" installment starring Fernandel, the others being "The Little World of Don Camillo" (1952), "The Return of Don Camillo" (1953), "Don Camillo's Last Round" (1955), and "Don Camillo in Moscow: (1965). 7 x 9.25 inches (17.75 x 23.25 cm). Light curling, else Near Fine, and splits to the paper box.

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        GALAXI anno IV n.3 MENSILE DI FANTASCIENZA

      LA TRIBUNA, PIACENZA 1961 - ITALIANO Brossura editoriale illustrata da Spatius con Il Dittatore, leggermente ingiallita, con fioritura e lievi segni di usura, pagine ingiallite ai bordi da fattore tempo e con fioritura, illustrazioni in nero nei testi, fioritura anche ai tagli. In questo numero Simak, Offutt, Harmon, Dick, Brown e Gasparini

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