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        Comment c'est

      Les éditions de minuit. First edition on ordinary paper.Precious copy inscribed by Beckett to his friend the painter Geer (Van Velde) and his wife Lise.Slightly discolored spine."What to say of the sliding planes, the shimmering contours, the cut-out figures in the fog, the balance that any little thing can break, breaking and re-forming themselves under our very eyes? How to talk about the colors that breathe and pant? Of the swarming stasis? Of this world without weight, without force, without shadow? Here everything moves, swims, fells, comes back, falls apart, re-forms. Everything stops, non-stop. One would say it's the revolt of the internal molecules of a stone a split second before its disintegration. That is literature" (The van Veldes' Art, or the World and the Trousers, in Cahiers d'Art n°11-12, Paris 1945).Beckett here is not talking - despite how it may appear - about his literary oeuvre, but about the paintings of Geer Van Velde, going on to add a few lines later "[Bram] Van Velde paints distance. G[eer] Van Velde paints succession." This elegy, published on the occasion of the double exhibition of the Van Veldes (Geer at Maeght's and Bram at the Galerie Mai) is the first important text on these painters, more or less unknown to the public at the time: "We've only just started spouting nonsense about the Van Velde brothers, and I'm the first. It's an honor." This is also the first critical text written directly in French by a young Irish writer who had not, as yet, published anything in France.Thus, the first and most important of Beckett's writings on art, composed at the dawn of his literary career, establishes - right from the start - a fundamental relationship between his developing work and his friends' art: "Thus this text has often been read in a hollow or in the mirror, as one of the rare designations of Beckett's poetry (to come) by the man himself, a sort of anamorphic program of writing," (Un pantalon cousu de fil blanc : Beckett et l'épreuve critique by Pierre Vilar).A real statement of dramaturgical intent, this fundamental text whose introspective value Beckett lays out from the introduction on ("one does nothing but tell stories with words") ushers in the writer's most fruitful creative period. In essence, like Apollinaire and Cendrars, Beckett draws from the artistic problems of his contemporaries the catalyst of his own future writing through "the deepest questioning of narrative, figurative or poetical presuppositions" (Pascale Casanova in Beckett l'abstracteur).The major influence of modern painting on the narrative structure - or destructuring - of Beckett's drama and novels would be pointed out and examined by a number of thinkers, among them Gilles Deleuze, Julia Kristeva and Maurice Blanchot. It was, in fact, with the art of the Van Veldes (first Geer then Bram) that Beckett began to formalize this desire to translate the pictorial question into dramaturgical terms. Thus it was that he rejected Nicolas de Staël's set design for Godot, since: "the set must come out of the text without adding anything to it. As for the visual comfort of the audience, you can imagine how much I care. Do you really think you can listen with the backdrop of Bram's set, or see anything other than him?" (Letter to Georges Duthuit, 1952).When he met Geer in 1937, "Beckett was going through a major existential crisis and had just been reworking his first novel, Murphy, which had been rejected by a great many publishers. He was lost in alcohol, leaving Ireland and moving once and for all to Paris" (Le Pictural dans l'œuvre de Beckett, Lassaad Jamoussi). He returned from a long artistic journey in Germany, where he was marked by classical works as well as contemporary art - it was during this journey that he discovered Caspar David Friedrich's Two Men Contemplating the Moon, his source for Waiting for Godot.Art was thus at the heart of his creative thinking and the friendship that would tie him to Geer and later his brother Bram and their sister Jacoba (with whom his relationship may have been more than merely friendly), and which would profoundly influence his life and writing. His first writing on art is a short piece on Geer Van Velde, whose works he pressed on his new lover Peggy Guggenheim when she set up her new London gallery. Despite the relative failure of the exhibition (which followed Kandinsky's), he got his friend a one-year scholarship from Peggy. James Knowlson even thinks that "if Beckett maintained close links with Peggy for a long time, it was first and foremost because she could be convinced to give his artist friends a serious helping hand, starting with Geer Van Velde" (in Beckett, p. 474). Enigmatic, the little piece that Beckett wrote at the time at Peggy's request already contained a dramaturgical kernel of thought: " Believes painting should mind its own business, i.e. colors. i.e no more say Picasso than Fabritius, Vermeer. Or inversely."   Slower to develop, his friendship with Bram and interest in the latter's painting slowly changed Beckett's outlook on Geer's art and when, ten years after his first meeting the brothers, he wrote The World and the Trousers,  Beckett brought up to date a duality symbolized by the title, taken from an anecdote given as a legend to the article. The world is the "imperfect" work of God, made in six days, to which the tailor compares the perfection of his trousers, made over six months.The link between this anecdote and the Van Velde brothers is perhaps to be found in the second essay Beckett devoted to them, in 1948, Peintres de l'empêchement [Painters of the Problem] (Derrière le miroir n° 11/12) : "One of them said: I cannot see the object in order to represent it because I am who I am. There are always two sorts of problems - the object-problem and the 'eye-problem... Geer Van Velde is an artist of the former sort... Bram Van Velde of the latter."Resistance of the object or impotence of the artist, this tale, the "true primary narrative core in kôan zen form," (P. Vilar) would later find itself scattered throughout Beckett's work and would more specifically take centre stage in Endgame, whose similarity, by the by, with the art of Geer Van Velde was noted by Roger Blin. "At the time, he was friends with the Dutch brothers Geer and Bram Van Velde, both painters. Geer was a painter in the style of Mondrian. I have the feeling that Beckett saw Endgame as a painting by Mondrian with very tidy partitions, geometric separations and musical geometry," (R. Blin, Conversations avec Lynda Peskine in Revue d'Esthétique).    Beckett's growing affinity for Bram Van Velde's work and the energy he put into promoting his work, especially to the galerie Maeght or his friend the art historian Georges Duthuit, was no doubt to the detriment of his relationship with Geer. Nonetheless, despite some misunderstandings, their friendship remained unbroken; as did the silent but anxious dialogue that the writer maintained with the art of the younger Van Velde brother, two of whose large canvases he owned. "The big painting by Geer finally gave me a sign. Shame that it should have turned out so badly. But perhaps that's not true after all" (letter to Georges Duthuit, March 1950). "Geer shows great courage. Ideas that are a little cutting, but maybe only in appearance. I have always had a great respect for them. But not enough, I think" (letter to Mania Péron, August 1951)The death of Geer Van Velde in 1977 affected Beckett deeply and coincided with a period of intense nostalgia during which the writer decided to give himself over to "a great clear-out" of his house so as to live between "walls as grey as their owner." Confiding his state of mind to his friend, the stage designer Jocelyn Herbert, Beckett bore witness to the indefatigable affection he had nurtured for the painter over forty years: "more canvases on display, including the big Geer Van Velde behind the piano."A precious witness to the friendship of these fellow travelers who had, ever since checking the veracity of the game of chess played by Murphy and Mr. Endon for Beckett's first novel, tackled together the great challenges of modernity: "It's that, deep down, they don't care about painting. What they're interested in is the human condition. We'll come back to that" (Beckett on the Van Velder brothers in The World and the Trousers).Spine lightly sunned as usual for Molloy and L'Innomable, a tiny tear (not serious) to foot of spine of the latter.  Les éditions de minuit Paris 1961 12x19cm broché

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        Cadastre

      Seuil. First collected edition, one of 15 numbered copies on pur fil paper, the only large paper copies. A very good copy. Rare.% Seuil Paris 1961 13,5x20,5cm broché

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        NO DRUMS. NO TRUMPETS

      Arthur Barker Ltd, UK 1961 - Ghita Mary Lindell (11 September 1895 in Sutton, London - 1986 in Paris). Lindell was born to a wealthy family in Surrey, England. Her mother, Gertrude Colls, was of the Colls family, the daughter of a successful architect. During the First World War, she served as a member of the Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) and subsequently with the Secours aux Blessés, a division of the French Red Cross. She was decorated for her bravery and service by the French, receiving a Croix de Guerre in 1918. She was also decorated by the Tsarist Russian government. She married the Count de Milleville, a member of the French aristocracy, and settled permanently in France. During World War II, she participated in the evacuation of three Allied pilots on the "Pat" line (named after "Pat O'Leary", an alias of Albert Guérisse). Despite a narrow escape, which led to her brief refuge in her native Britain, she joined MI9 and returned to occupied France in 1942, where she learned that as the Comtesse de Milleville, she had been sentenced to death. She would have organised a new escape line, the "Marie-Claire" line, under her new name. She continued to work in France until severely wounded, captured and deported to Ravensbrück concentration camp at the end of 1943. She survived in the camp hospital and was liberated by the Swedish Red Cross in 1945. - CONDITION & DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK: The original first impression dustjacket houses this amazing book. Retains price 18s net to the front prelim. Small chips to the top and bottom of the spine and the corner folds. Creasing to the extremities and scuffing also. Light browning, mainly noticeable to the lighter areas of the dustjacket. Fabulous imagery of Mary Lindell's forged Identity Card on the front panel. Light blue cloth boards. Lightly bumped corners and browned on the bottom edge of the spine. Page block within is tight. Wonderful picture of Mary Lindell opposite full title page. Pages are uniformly browned with age. The biography has 275 pages with a further 3 page postscript. - E N D - Our orders are shipped within 1 or 2 business days.- Thanks for your interest and I hope you like the book enough to buy it. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Marnie.

      London, Hodder & Stoughton 1961 - 8°. 286 S. 1 Bl. OPp. Erstausgabe. - Alfred Hitchcocks gleichnamiger Film von 1964 basiert auf Winston Grahams Roman. - Mit handschriftlicher Widmung und Signatur "For Dr. William R. Staehelin from Winston Graham with my very proud wishes. 8th September, 1966" auf dem Vorsatz. - (Rücken verblasst. Schnitt etwas stockfleckig). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Dedication "The Gift Outright", The Inaugural Address: Washington, D.C.: January the Twentieth 1961 - With Christmas Card Poem Accidentally on Purpose

      Spiral Press, New York 1961 - Limited First Separate Edition [Crane A40]. This copy is hand numbered "99" of just 500 copies. These have become exceedingly scarce in presentable condition during recent years. Hardcover with very light brown-gray paper over boards with the Seal of the President of the United States on the front cover. 7 3/4" by 11 1/2". 24 pages. The contents are printed black and red with gilt and gray illustrations and include the poems "Dedication" and "The Gift Outright" as well as Kennedy¿s inaugural address. On January 20th, 1961, iconic American poet and four-time Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Lee Frost (1874-1963) became the first poet to read in the program of a U.S. Presidential inauguration. Frost composed a new poem - "Dedication" - for the ceremony, but glare from the sun and snow famously prevented him from reading the sheet on which his poem was typed, so Frost instead recited "The Gift Outright" from memory. This copy also includes Frost's Christmas greeting poem "Accidentally on Purpose" for 1960. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Phantom Tollbooth.

      New York: Epstein and Carroll. 1961 - Octavo. Blue cloth with titles to spine white, illustration to front board in white, map endpapers, in dust jacket. A bright and excellent copy in price clipped dust jacket with shallow chipping to spine ends and lower edges, chip to mid front spine edge that effects part of the "L" to title on spine, light chipping and splitting along flap folds with tape at verso. A very presentable copy. First edition, first printing with publisher Epstein and Carroll printed on dust jacket and stated on title page (later editions have Random House as publisher). Signed by illustrator Jules Feiffer on title page. True first printings of this title are very uncommon and signed copies even more so. A charming story of a child's wonderful imagination, delightfully written with witty puns that would have surly even made Lewis Carroll crack a smile. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Danger of Lecturing at Concerts." - Typoskript mit handschriftlichen Ergänzungen des Autors auf dem ersten Blatt. dazu: "Die Gefahr, in Konzerten Vorträge zu halten." Typoskriptdurchschlag der deutschen Übersetzung

      - 1961 - 22 x 28 cm. 10 Blatt und 8 Blatt für die Übersetzung. Umfangreiches Typoskript mit den Spielplänen zu "Danger Music" 1 - 43, "Lecture" 1 - 7, "Concert No. 1 - 22". handschriftlich, mit brauen Filzstift ergänzter Tite, den Copyrigthangaben der Werke und der Anmerkung "Not necessary to print this in the front of the editions." - Bernhard Höke liess den Text ins Deutsche übersetzen. Die nicht signierte Übertragung (8 Blatt) wurde, nach Typenvergleich, auf der Schreibmaschine von Tomas Schmit geschrieben. - Dick Higgins schuf 1961 den Begriff der "Danger Music" der in der Folge bis heute verschiedene Künstler zu eigenen Werken anregte. Dabei sind sowohl die Danger Music als auch die Lectures, ab 1957, und Concerts als minimalistische Konzepte zu verstehen. - Im Archiv von Dick Higgins in der Northwestern University Library findet sich eine Fotokopie einer Variante des Textes für Robert Crozier. Der vollständige Text an manchen Stellen abweichend zur gedruckten Fassung in "Foew and Ombwhnw: A Grammar of the Mind and a Phenomenology of Love and a Science of the Arts As Seen by a Stalker of the Wild Mushroom", Something Else Press 1969. - Die Übersetzung von Tomas Schmit war für die nie erschienene Anthologie "Spielpläne 1" vorgesehen.

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        THE MULTIPLE IMAGE.; Introduction by Jonathan Williams

      The Press of The Institute of Design, Chicago 1961 - Square 8vo., 17 b&w plates from photographs. Photo-illustrated stiff wrappers. Slight curling at the forward edge of the front wrapper, else near fine. SIGNED by the photographer. Callahan's first monograph, and the first monograph issued by the Institute of Design. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Aufsätze 1945-1969. Besprechungen 1948-1969. Nachträge. 4 Bde. u. 2 Nachträge, zus. 6 Bde. Kiel, 1965-69. 4. OHldr.-Bde. mit goldgepr. Titeln, in 2 OPp.-Schubern.

      'Herrn Prof. Dr. Erich Schneider zum 65. Geburtstag [sowie] in dankbarer Erinnerung an gute Zusammenarbeit überreicht von der Bibliothek des Instituts für Weltwirtschaft'.- Umfangreiches (wohl einzigartiges) Kompendium der Schriften Schneiders, der von 1961-68 Präsident des Kieler Instituts für Weltwirtschaft war.- Beiliegend eine Unterschriftenliste der Mitarbeiter des Instituts aus dem Jahr 1969.

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        BUtterfield 8

      Modern Library 1961 - Signed by O'Hara on title page, dated April 5, 1962. Former owner's name written on title page as well. A portion of a letter with O'Hara's Princeton, New Jersey address label and the former owner's name and address apparently written by O'Hara. Gray cloth with gilt and black stamping. 310 p. with six pgs of ads at rear. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. Tiny stain on fore edge, front hinge a little free. Jacket price-clipped with a bit of rubbing. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Le testament d'Orphée

      - Editions du Rocher, Monaco 1961, 13,5x18,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione, uno dei 60 esemplari numerati sul filo puro Marais, solo carta di grandi dimensioni. Iconografia. Bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 60 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil Marais, seuls grands papiers. Iconographie. Bel exemplaire.

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        MÉDITATION SUR LE THÉÂTRE ET LA VIE

      - Liège, Éditions Dynamo, P. Aelberts, éditeur, 1961. Un feuillet broché: 14 x 19 cm, 14-[2]p. Édition originale, et seule édition spéarée de ce texte! Un des 40 exemplaires sur vélin astra blanc (no. 32), avant 11 sur Hollande. Édition limitée à seulement 51 exemplaires. En excellent état. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Mastering the Art of French Cooking

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Stated first edition, first printing. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Spine and edges toned. Lightly bump to crown. Light spotting to edge of page block. Previous owner details and book plate to front free end paper, several small stain to rear end sheet. Pages show light signed of general use. A charming first printing of this modern culinary corner stone.

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        Call for the Dead Signed John le Carré

      UK: Victor Gollancz, 1961. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. Call for the Dead Signed by John le Carré First Edition First Impression Victor Gollancz 1961. No inscriptions. Lightly foxed, red cloth covers unblemished and unmarked. Gilt lettering still very much bright. A near fine copy. SIGNED by John le Carré without dedication to title page.

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        Die Frösche.Eine Komödie.

      1961 - Eine Komödie. Übertragen von Johann Gustav Droysen. Mit 23 Orig.-Holzstichen von Imre Reiner. Frankfurt 1961. Handgebundener illustr. Orig.-Halbpergamentbd. mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel (Willy Pingel). Im Schuber. 12. Druck der Trajanus-Presse. - Gesamtgestaltung: Gotthard de Beauclair. - Eins von 200 num. Exemplaren (Nr.167) auf Trajanus-Bütten. - Druckvermerk vom Künstler signiert. - Tiessen II, 37.21. - Spindler (Typen) 40.12: -Ausgezeichnet als einer der zwölf buchkünstlerisch bedeutendsten Drucke Europas und Amerikas nach 1945. - Schönes Exemplar.- [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Sammlung mit 145 Heften. Von H. Wäscher

      Lehning, Hannover, 1961-1968. Broschürt (teils Gebrauchsspuren/einige Rücken eingerissen/einige Randläsuren/1 Heft aus einer anderen Tibor-Reihe) - Enthalten sind die Nummern: 3/10/11/14/26/28/29/33/35/40/41/43/46/51-81/83-183 - sonst gute Exemplare -

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        Hombre

      Robert Hale 1961 - the original jacket is shelf worn and the back is marked. there are small creases and the top of the spine is frayed. there has been tape repair and reinforcement beneath the jacket. the rear flap appears to have been slightly trimmed. with all these faults it still presents well in cellophane. the book has old tape residue marks and a little foxing.there is a small previous ownership stamp mark and date. the binding is strong. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Shooting Star (Advance Edition)

      New York: The Viking Press, 1961. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 433 pages. Red cloth with 'Advance Edition' stamped in gilt on cover. One of 750 copies. Colberg (A15). Edges worn, top red edge stain unevenly faded, else a very good copy. Very good dust jacket is the variant blue, yellow and red with white lettering and blank flaps; spine a bit faded and creased, with a closed tear at the foot. Signed with a few closed tears at the edges. Former owner's name on front blank. Colophon tipped in at the front. Signed by the author on the half-title.

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        Thunderball.

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1961. Octavo. Original black boards, spine lettered in gilt, skeletal hand design on front board in blind. With the dust jacket. Spine a little rolled, some foxing to edges and endpapers, a few nicks and tears to dust jacket extremities, a very good copy. First edition, first impression. Ian Fleming's novel Thunderball incorporated material from an unproduced screenplay he had worked on in 1958 in collaboration with Kevin McClory, Jack Whittingham, and Ivar Bryce, with the result that Fleming found himself in a well-publicised case in the High Court defending himself against McClory's accusations of plagiarism, though Fleming and McClory eventually settled out of court.

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        Revolutionary Road

      New York: Little Brown, 1961 First Edtion/First Printing. The Hardcover advance reading copy in the promotional advance dust jacket, which differs from the trade edition dust jacket. Very good copy of the book, cocked and staining to the boards, with the text clean. The Dust jacket is near fine with some spine tanning. This copy is inscribed by Yates: "For _____- with admiration and best wishes. Dick Yates 8/19/63." A scarce book with an early presentation inscription.. Signed by Author. First Edition.

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        *Experimental Mechanics : Vol 1 bis Vol 29 (26 BÜCHER)

      Westport : Society for Experimental Stress Analysis. 1961 Hardcover Zustand: Gut bis Sehr Gut min. gebräunt (Innen); Bibliotheksex. mit Klebestreifenrest; Besitzerstempel (Innen); Einband Außen hat geringe bis leichte Gebrauchsspuren; Besitzerstempel auf Schnitt; Versand D: 4,75 EUR [Zeitschriften / Magazine / Physik]

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        Six months after he leaves the Office of Vice President, Richard Nixon tells financier Jack Dreyfus "I am enclosing my check for $40,000 to Dreyfus and Co. for the purpose of opening my first brokerage account … I know there are risks involved investing in stocks …"

      [Los Angeles, California], July 17, 1961. 7.25" x 10.5". "Typed Letter Signed ""Dick,"" 1 page, 7.25"" x 10.5"". [Los Angeles], July 17, 1961. On stationery engraved at top center ""Richard Nixon."" With original postmarked envelope, name and Los Angeles address on back flap marked ""PERSONAL"" on envelope. To Jack Dreyfus, Dreyfus and Company, Two Broadway, New York City. Fine condition.In part, ""I am enclosing my check for $40,000 to Dreyfus and Co. for the purpose of opening my first brokerage account. In accordance with our discussions, I would like you to apply whatever portion of this amount is required to purchase a four year call on 1000 shares of Poloroid stock … I have no knowledge whatever of the mechanics of the stock market since my capital position has been such in public life that I have not been able to make any investments in stocks … I know there are risks involved investing in stocks…"" Read the entire in the image above.Financier Jack Dreyfus (1913-2009) was the founder of the Dreyfus Fund. In 1964, Life magazine called him the “Maverick Wizard Behind the Wall Street Lion,” in reference to the emblem of his fund and its aggressive marketing. Dreyfus, it said, was “the most singular and effective personality to appear in Wall Street since the days of Joseph Kennedy and Bernard Baruch.” His paternal grandfather was a first cousin of Alfred Dreyfus, the protagonist of the late 19th-century anti-Semitic scandal known as the Dreyfus Affair. Dreyfus sold his mutual fund company in 1970 and established the Dreyfus Health Foundation to pursue other medical applications for Dilantin which had cured his depression in the 1960s. In 2000, Dreyfus said that an account in The Arrogance of Power: The Secret World of Richard Nixon by Anthony Summers (New York: Viking, 2000) that he gave Dilantin to Richard Nixon in 1968 was correct. Dreyfus said he gave Nixon a bottle of 1,000 capsules of 100 milligrams each ''when his mood wasn't too good,'' and later gave him another bottle of 1,000 capsules."

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        Where the Red Fern Grows

      New York: Doubleday and Company, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First edition stated, first printing. Good, with bookplate removal scars to front paste down, toning to pages, binding a bit shaken, cloth worn at edges and lightly soiled. In a Good dust jacket with publisher's price of $4.95 intact, chipping and loss at edges, scratch and tear to rear panel and general wear. A surprisingly scarce first printing.

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        A los toros mit Picasso.

      Monte-Carlo. Verlag André Sauret. 1961 - Quer-4°. 153 S., 1 Bl. Mit 4 (1 farbigen) Originallithographien und 103 ganzeitigen meist s/w. Illustrationen. Originalleinwand in Schuber. Schuberrücken verblasst, sonst schönes Exemplar der deutschen Ausgabe.

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        Fur Trader's Story

      The Ryerson Press, Toronto 1961 - Signed B002DVH5U2 Signed, dated and generically inscribed by author/subject upon half-title page. 245 pages. Map endpapers. Black and white photographic plates, including frontispiece photo of author/subject in travel attire. Anderson "recounts his nearly half a century in the Canadian north. By snowshoe and dog team, by canoe, sailboat and steamer, he travelled throughout the woodlands and the Arctic regions of Canada - with numerous side trips to the west coast of Greenland. Includes many a fabulous anecdote - tales of courage and privation, humour in the bivouac and excitement on the trail. Discusses the fur trade and its history, interspersing his narrative with reflections which provide sharp insight to this theme." - from dust jacket. Gift greetings atop half-title page. Light wear to book. Binding intact. Above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        116. Panzer Division ! Windhund-Division ! 100 seltene Mitteilungsblätter von 1961 - 1984

      100 originale Mitteilungsblätter der ehemaligen Windhund-Division - 116. Panzerdivision in 6 Schnellheftern einsortiert ! Es handelt sich um die kompletten Jahrgänge von 1961 - 1984 = 25 Jahrgänge a 4 Ausgaben - alle komplett und so wohl nie mehr zu bekmmen ! Sind altersgemäß leicht gebraucht aber gut erhalten mit nur leichten altersbedingten Gebrauchsspuren ! Verkauf nur zusammen ! Versand in Deutschland 5 Euro als Hermespaket - Ausland auf Anfrage ! n !

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        How to Read Music (Study Notes)

      Royal School of Church Music. Pamphlet. Used; Acceptable. Pamphlet; English language; a fair reading copy; 16 page booklet; no publication date - text is reprinted from the revised 1961 edition of The Chorister's Pocket Book; top right corner of cover is missing top left corners of covers and pages have been perforated multiple times; staining across the covers; writing on back cover. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        Oevres de Camille Jordan. Publiées sous la direction de M. Gaston Julia. Tome 1, Tome 2, tome 3 + Tome 4.

      Gauthier-Villars, Paris 1961-1964. - 498 S. - 556 S. - 554 S. - 610 S. mit Bildtafeln, Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 3800 Groß 8°, privates Halbleinen mit Rückentitel, Bibliotheks-Exemplar (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet), Stempel auf Titel und auf Schnitt, insgesamt sehr gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, (hard cover, livrary copy in very good condition), [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        My Brother Aquarius (Signed With A Lengthy Inscription By The Author)

      Nash Publications 1961 - First UK and only printing published by Nash Publications in 1961. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition. Coloured frontispiece repeating dustjacket design. Light marks and rubbing to the board edges. Light foxing to the title-page with the odd spot further in. Creasing to some lower page corners. The flimsy paper WRAPPER (designed by Tennant) is complete and is in Very Good + condition. Some light soiling in places. Mild edge-wear with a 5cm closed tear to lower front spine fold. The wrapper artwork looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. With a lengthy inscription in blank ink by Tennant across the front endpapers: 'For Diana Ogg, Hoping that the charms of prosody and ballad-making will continue to enthral her! - The magic of poetry is enigmatic, pungent, witty, wise and beguiling ~ Perhaps Diana is a poet herself?, yours Stephen Tennant, with cordial good wishes' . On the facing pastedown, Tennant has written three quotations from 'Shelley' and a "Sage'. A charming presentation copy from the one-time socialite and then recluse, his aesthetic nature developing a mystical tone. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ashton Rare Books ABA PBFA]
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        François Berthoud Facsimile..

      4, 40 Bl., zahlr. farb. blattgrosse Abb., Kart., Tadell Text engl. Vorzugsausgabe mit signiertem und num. Tiegeldruck der Druckerei Hürlimann. Text von Holly Brubach.- Der Schweizer François Berthoud zählt zu den herausragendsten Modeillustratoren der Gegenwart. 1961 geboren und an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Lausanne ausgebildet, entwickelte er früh eine unverkennbare Handschrift in der grafischen Umsetzung und Illustration von Kleidern, Schuhen, Taschen, Parfums und Accessoires. Seine expressiven, hochästhetischen Linolschnitte, Tropfenbilder und Computergrafiken begleiten unzählige Modekampagnen - von Yves Saint Laurent, über Bulgari bis zu Sonia Rykiel. Dabei ergänzen sich das dargestellte Objekt und Berthouds visuelle Interpretation davon zu einem atmosphärischen Gesamtwerk, das die Wahrnehmung und den Markterfolg eines Produktes wesentlich mitprägt. In dieser ersten umfassenden Ausstellung sind hunderte Originale, Skizzen und Arbeitsproben zu entdecken, aber auch ein filmisches Porträt, das seine Werkprozesse aufzeigt. Dabei fasziniert insbesondere der Einsatz analoger und digitaler Techniken, die sich gegenseitig befruchten und zu meisterhaften Resultaten führen.

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        Cleopatra Scripts

      20th Century Fox, US 1961 - Los Angeles, USA, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1961. four original draft scripts, including a post-production script, for the 1963 film. Also included is a vintage 8 x 10 black-and-white single white still photograph of Elizabeth Taylor as Cleopatra.

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        Jacqueline Kennedy Signed White House Print.

      1961 - White House photographic print taken in 1961 by White House photographer Cecil Stoughton. Boldly signed by Jacqueline Kennedy at the lower left. Stoughton took multiple photos in front of the White House fountains on the South Lawn when developing the 1961 Christmas Print. The final Christmas print, which showed more ducks positioned closer to the photographer, is derived from a different photograph taken moments before or after this mock-up. Here, the ducks are positioned on the far side of the pool and the camera was positioned at a slightly different angle than that used for the final Christmas Print. Matted and framed with a full length printed portrait of Jacqueline Kennedy after a painting. The entire piece measures 20.5 inches by 31 inches. Rare and desirable. When John F. Kennedy was sworn in as president on January 20, 1961, 31-year-old Jacqueline Kennedy became the third youngest First Lady in American history. As a presidential couple, the Kennedys differed from the Eisenhowers by their relative youth and their relationship with the media. Historian Gil Troy has noted that in particular, they "emphasized vague appearances rather than specific accomplishments or passionate commitments" and therefore fit in well in the early 1960s' "cool, TV-oriented culture". The discussion on Kennedy's fashion choices continued during her years in the White House, and she became a trendsetter, hiring American designer Oleg Cassini to design her wardrobe. She was the first First Lady to hire a press secretary, Pamela Turnure, and carefully managed her contact with the media, usually shying away from making public statements, and strictly controlling the extent to which her children were photographed. Portrayed by the media as the ideal woman, academic Maurine Beasley has stated that Kennedy "created an unrealistic media expectation for first ladies that would challenge her successors." Nevertheless, by attracting worldwide positive public attention, the First Lady gained allies for the White House and international support for the Kennedy administration and its Cold War policies. Although Kennedy stated that her priority as a First Lady was to take care of the President and their children, she also dedicated her time to the promotion of American arts and preservation of its history. Her main contribution was the restoration of the White House, but she also furthered the cause by hosting social events that brought together elite figures from politics and the arts. One of her unrealized goals was to found a Department of the Arts, but she did contribute to the establishment of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment of the Humanities, established during Johnson's tenure. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        A los toros" mit Picasso.

      Sauret, Monte-Carlo 1961 - Monte-Carlo, Sauret, 1961. 4°-quer. M. 4 (davon 1 farb.) Orig.- Lithographien u. 103 Abb. von Pablo Picasso. 153 S. illustr. OLwd. in illustr. Schuber. (Schuber leicht unfrisch). Bloch 1014 - 1017, die Lithographien wurden v. Picasso eigens f.d. Werk geschaffen, gedruckt bei Mourlot. "La Pique"; "Jeu de la Cape"; "Les Banderilles"; "Le Picador" (Farblithogr.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Stages of Human Development Before Birth: An introduction to Human Embryology = Die vorgeburtlichen Entwicklungsstadien des Menschen : Eine Einfuhrung in die Humanembryologie

      Saunders 1961 - In English and German. This is an ex-library book, but with few than the usual number of markings. Otherwise, the oversized hardcover book is good plus with shelfwear, some soiling to the covers and bumped corners. Issued without a dust jacket. A nice example of a very scarce book. This book cannot be shipped to Canada or Russia. Expedited international shipping is not available. The delivery expectation for international shipping is 7-32 business days, depending upon customer location. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MyFirstEditions]
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        Les préservatifs des dangers de l'amour à travers les âges

      (10), 35, (5)pp. Paris, Au Cercle précieux du Livre, 1961, in-8, (10), 35, (5)pp, br, Nouvelle édition de ce très intéressant mémoire publié en 1912 par Louis Le prieur, médecin de Saint-Lazare et auteur d'un ouvrage intitulé "vie de la prostituée de Venise" (1902). Exemplaire numéroté imprimé sur pur fil Johannot

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        Typed Letter Signed about Noel Coward

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. A brief typed letter signed from the great composer and lyricist to Albert "Doc" Sirmay, head of the music publisher Chappell and a close collaborator with Porter, thanking him for sending clippings and mentioning that he has sent a telegram to Noel Coward "for his opening" (of the 1961 musical Sail Away.) Dated September 30, 1961. 1 p. A few small stains, else fine. <br style=""><br>Composer, arranger and editor Albert "Doc" Sirmay was the music director of the leading music publishing firm Chappell. According to Mark Eden Horowitz, Sirmay can be considered a collaborator with Porter: he "worked closely with [Chappell's] roster of composer, including Kern, Gershwin, and especially Porter. Many of the published piano-vocal scores of standards of the mid-1920s to the mid-1960s owe their elegance, clarity, and playability to Sirmay. He could convert a lead sheet to a richly accompanied song; he could wed melodies to accompaniment figures to make the totality of a song playable on the piano; he was a master of chord voicings. Many of the Porter music manuscripts in both the Library and Yale collections are in Sirmay's clear and flowing hand." ("Cole Porter's Papers," in A Cole Porter Companion, p. 310.)<br style="">

      [Bookseller: Schubertiade Music & Arts]
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        TEATRO ANNO ZERO

      PARENTI, FIRENZE 1961 - SAGGI DI CULTURA MODERNA ITALIANO In appendice una lettera di Eduardo De Filippo, coperta morbida con fioritura e con bordi stanchi, sovraccoperta illustrata, ingiallita, con fioritura e con segni di usura, pagine intonse ed ottimamente conservate La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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        Stranger in a Strange Land

      Putnam 1961 - A true first edition AND first printing of 'Stranger in a Strange Land' by one of the best science fiction writers of all time, Robert Heinlein. This book was published in 1961 by Putnam. All first print issue points are present. No indication of reprint on copyright page; C22 on page 408; correct first state dust jacket. Condition: the book is in excellent fine condition with only the slightest of shelf wear. Everything is clean, no annoying inscriptions of any sorts; no lean, no smudges; nice green top stain as called for; vibrant lettering on spine. The dust jacket is very good, it is NOT clipped and shows creases, close tears and minor chipping to extremities. Otherwise very good and protected in removable mylar. When you will be doing your research you will find a great many copies that have annoying inscriptions; some tape on board, smudges, tears etc. In comparison this is one of the nicest copies currently on the market. 'Stranger in a Strange Land' is next to 'Starship Troopers' Heinlein's best known and most popular novel. It won the 1962 Hugo Award. Heinlein is a science fiction legend together with Arthur C Clarke; Philip K Dick; Frank Herbert; and Isaac Asimov. His first editions will always be highly collectible. Heinlein won five Hugos and was nominated eleven times. No other science fiction author has matched that record to date. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First and Fine]
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        The Worm And The Ring

      Heinemann 1961 - A First UK printing published by Heinemann in 1961. The BOOK is in near FINE condition. The binding is tight and the book is free from inscriptions and erasures. Mild bumping to the lower corners. The text block is lightly toned but the pages are clean with just some light finger marking to a very few pages. The gilt titling on the spine remains bright. Mild creasing to the lower corner tips of some pages. The WRAPPER is complete and is in near Fine condition. It has mild rubbing to the corners. The pink lettering is only lightly faded to the spine. The spine is only mildly toned with just a little light soiling to the lower spine edge. Small closed tear to the lower front spine fold .There is a mild toning to the edges of the flaps. The condition of the wrapper is far better than usually encountered. An exceptional copy. The John Rowland designed wrapper looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival protector. A very SCARCE early key BURGESS title with an interesting history:The novel was withdrawn from circulation following a libel action by Gwendoline Bustin, the secretary of Banbury Grammar School where Burgess taught in the early fifties. Several characters were recognisable as figures from the school, but only Miss Burstin, later Lady Mayoress of Banbury, objected. Heinemann agreed to 'amend all unsold copies of the book' (The Times, October 25, 1962) but actually pulped them. An extremely scarce title to find with such attributes. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reality in Advertising

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First trade edition, first printing; preceded only by the privately printed but truncated Bates edition. Near Fine with slight fading to spine cloth, in a Very Good un-printed Mylar jacket, which is lightly soiled and with a small tear at the base of the spine. In a Very Good slip cas, light soiled and lightly worn, rubbed at the points and with a ding along the front opening, gold title label shows light rubbing. Scarce in jacket and slip case. With publisher's prospectus laid in. A seminal advertising book; Reeves was reportedly used as an inspiration for Don Draper's character in Mad Men.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Catch-22

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing stated. Very Good, with long previous owner gift inscription to front free end paper, hinge at rear of text block slightly exposed, bottom corners bumped and bottom page corners lightly creased, in a Good, lightly tattered dust jacket with publisher's price of $5.95 intact, rubbing, edge wear with chipping at the spine ends, several short edge tears and a cup ring indent on the front panel.

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        Franny and Zooey

      Little, Brown and Company 1961 - Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company (1961). Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger. Hard cover, octavo, pp. 201. First Edition. Very Rare Misbound Copy. Bound upside down, this current copy represents the only example I have ever seen. Book Condition: Fine. Original blue-grey cloth, gilt lettered spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Unclipped with correct FAZ $4.00 present. First Edition, First Printing of this reclusive author's third title. Salinger's short story "Franny" (1955), and his novella "Zooey"(1957), were originally published separately in The New Yorker Magazine. The title characters Franny and Zooey, the youngest members of the Glass family, were a frequent focus of Salinger's writings. The book spent 25 weeks at the top of The New York Times Best Sellers list in 1961 and 1962, and was positively reviewed by John Updike. Fine, Collector's Grade Copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gerald Winters and Son]
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