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        The Pawnbroker

      NY:HBW, 1961. - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Thierry Gauville]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fenix]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Revolutionary Road (First Edition)

      Atlantic / Little Brown Boston and New York: Atlantic / Little, Brown, 1961. First Edition. First Edition. Yates' masterpiece, which exposed the lie of suburban bliss in late 1950s America upon its publication in 1961. Basis for the 2008 film directed by Sam Mendes and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, and in no small measure the inspiration for Matthew Weiner's "Mad Men." Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Moderate foxing to the page edges and endpapers, spine ends lightly bumped. Slight toning to the jacket extremities, a hint of shelfwear, a couple of faint creases to the flap folds, and a tiny chip to the bottom edge of the rear panel. Still an attractive copy.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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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. .

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

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Christian Chaboud]
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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. .

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

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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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

      [Bookseller: citynightsbooks]
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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)

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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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. .

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

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Pinktoes (First Edition)

      Olympia Press 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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        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

      [Bookseller: citynightsbooks]
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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.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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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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        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. .

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Urban Zerfaß]
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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

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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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. .

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

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA ]
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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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        Picasso: Toreros

      George Braziller. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1961. Hard Cover. Includes four original lithographs, (1 color, 3 b/w) all in Fine condition. Illustrated endpapers, full-page b/w illustrations. Owner inscription front free-endpaper. Very slight corner crease, front free endpaper. Dust jacket is clipped, 2" tear to upper spine edge, leaving word "Picasso" on spine mainly obscured. Remainder of dust jacket intact, with only mild edgewear to rest of jacket. Dust jacket now contained in mylar cover. Red cloth boards show rubbing to boards, with remnant of stain across rear board. No indication of moisture damage to inner board or pages and board shows no warping or wrinkling. Some foxing to page edges. ; 153 pages .

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        Silence (Signed First Edition)

      Wesleyan Middletown, CT: Wesleyan, 1961. First Edition. First Edition. Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket is lightly nicked at the spine ends and corners (with one nick at the upper spine panel), but is still quite bright and clean. INSCRIBED by Cage at the front endpaper: "For Pramray Whitney / John Cage / together in chaos.

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        Typed Letter Signed ("Hugo L. Black") to Beryl H. Levy, about Justice Benjamin Cardozo

      Washington D.C september 8 1961 Washington, D.C, september 8, 1961. 4to. 1 p.; on Supreme Court stationery. Faint horizontal creases; near fine . Justice Black thanks Levy for sending his "Realist Jurisprudence and Prospective Overruling" and offers his brief opinion of the work. Black advises caution in applying Cardozo's "Sunburst Doctrine", which permits prospective overruling: " ... such a rule would, however, mark a considerable break with past practices and therefore it is probably a good thing that there has been considerable caution exercised by judges in this field."

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        Illustrierte Jugendschriftchen (43 Nr. in 45 Bdn.). Für Kinderherzen. Für das Alter von 7-13 Jahren.

      Kl.8°, je Buch ca. 90 S., einige Illustr., OHLwd. (OLwd., Kart.) m. Deckelillustr., Einzeln. Ausg. min. berieb., gebrauchssp. Tadell. Hefte 40 - 82 durchgehend. Heft 40-50 (OHLwd.), Nr.42 Wasserschaden, einige Illustr. m. Farbst. bemalt., Nr.49 14 S. eingeriss. (ca. 4 cm), Illustr. m. Farbst. bemalt. Bleist. a. Deck.; Heft 51-74 (OLwd. m. aufgekl. Deckelillustr.); Heft 75-82 (Kart.) Sylvesterbüchlein, Nr. 76 in 3 geheft. Ausg.

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        I DISEGNI DEI PITTORI FIORENTINI. Traduzione di Luisa Vertova Nicolson.

      Electa 1961 In-4, 3 voll., leg. edit. in mz. marocchino e tela, dorso a cordoni con tit. oro. L'opera è cosi' composta: 1° vol. - Testo, con i saggi sui singoli autori, pp. 480 e 63 tavv di disegni f.t. / 2° vol. - Catalogo descrittivo dei disegni, pp. 623 / 3° vol. - Riproduzione di 1000 disegni (a p. pag.); al fine gli Indici. Terza edizione della celebre opera di Berenson (la I è del 1903) e prima ediz. italiana, riveduta e ampliata dall'A. prima della sua morte. Esempl. in ottimo stato.

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        La Chevelure des choses. Préface d'Alechinsky.

      Édition Galerie de Rive Gauche, Paris 1961. 4to. Unpaginated. [36] pages. Illustrated throughout by Jorn and Dotremont. Original illustrated soft cover with dust wrappers. In original slipcase- Fine.. One of 300 numbered copies

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        [cover title]: The Colorful World of Babar The Little Elephant / Le Monde Pittoresque De Babar Le Petit Elephant

      Determined Productions San Francisco: Determined Productions. 1961. First. First edition. Large folio (approximately 14" x 20"). Horizontal canvas tape bound with printed stiff card covers. First (title) leaf detached, with tiny tears and a small stain at the extremities, a bit of foxing on the covers, else a near fine copy of this coloring book with captions in both English and French. Exceptionally scarce. OCLC locates no copies. .

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        Simplicissimus. Jahrgang 1954 - 1961. Hrsg. von Olaf Iversen u.a. In 15 farbillustrierten Or. Bänden. Alle Heftze mit den jeweils farbigen Vor- und Rückteilen der Or.-Broschuren.

      Farbillustr. Or.-Leinenbände. Gr.4to. ( 37x28 cm) Sehr schönes Exemplar. 1954, Oktober - Dezember - startete die beliebte satirische Zeitschrift ihre Nachkriegskarriere: Heft 1 erschien am 9.Okt.1954. Erschien monatlich (1954); wöchentlich (1955-1963); vierzehntägig (1964-1967) Alle Jahrgänge in je 2 Or.-Einbänden, Jahr 1954 (=vollständig) in einem Band, sonst in je 2 Bänden.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Karel Marel]
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        THE HAUNTED MONASTERY A CHINESE DETECTIVE STORY

      Kuala Lumpur: Art Printing Works 1961. [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."

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        AN AMERICAN EPIC. Four Volume Set, with the first 3 volumes SIGNED

      Henry Regnery Company Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1959-60-61-64. First Edition. Hardcover. Offsetting from paperclip slightly affecting one inscription. Close to Fine in Very Good dustwrappers and quite uncommon to find signed as a complete set. All First Printings. Volume I: INTRODUCTION & THE RELIEF OF BELGIUM AND NORTHERN FRANCE 1914-1930 (INSCRIBED and SIGNED). Volume II: FAMINE IN THE FORTY-FIVE NATIONS & ORGANIZATION BEHIND THE FRONT 1914-1923 (INSCRIBED and SIGNED). Volume III: FAMINE IN FORTY-FIVE NATIONS & THE BATTLE ON THE FRONT LINES 1914-1923 (INSCRIBED and SIGNED). Volume IV: INTRODUCTION, THE GUNS CEASE KILLING AND THE SAVING OF LIFE FROM FAMINE BEGINS 1939-1963 (Hoover's business card in the book, no signature. Hoover died in 1964, the year this volume was published and likely no signed copies exist.). Each of the first three volumes is INSCRIBED by Hoover "to my good friend Irene Kuhn." Also includes an unsigned note in an unknown hand to which a news story is attached regarding the death of Hoover's assistant Thomas Gregory in a car crash in 1933 and a broadside of Hoover's speech at the dedication of the Herbert Hoover Memorial Library on 1962 on his 88th birthday. An account of President Herbert Hoover's relief and rehabilitation work during and just after the first World War 1914 - 1930, and his role again during and after the Second World War 1939 -1960.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA ]
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        The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

      Macmillan and Co 1961. This is a Near Fine Copy of this book in Publisher's green cloth with gilt title lettering to spine,in a Fine Dust-Jacket that has NO chips or tears to the outer edges of the dust-jacket with the red title lettering to spine unfaded and bright.There is no sunning to covers whatsoever.The top edge of the book's pages are a touch dusty and rear panel of the d/j showing just a few dusty spots.Not price clipped and this copy has been SIGNED without dedication by Muriel Spark on the Title Page.This title was acquired from a very impressive private collection of 20th Century Literature and Fiction with strict adherence paid in obtaining rare highlights in exellent condition,this copy being no exception.In addition the book has laid in at the front the original West End Play programme in 1966 starring Vanessa Redgrave.Also there is a 'Stafford Hotel' label laid in from Mrs M Spark addressed to a gentleman notifying him to collect what would have been the original book in a parcel.Obviously this copy was collected by the recipient after the Author has Signed the book for him.Great copy for the collector of this rare SIGNED title particularly in this lovely collectable condition and with the added attractions of the programme and label card,8vo 171pp First Edition 1st Impression

      [Bookseller: Richard Thornton Books]
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