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        Industry Map of Oakland, Hayward and Vicinity, California

      San Francisco, Calif.: Southern Pacific Company, 1962. Map. Blueline print. 31 x 139 inches. Map from Bay Bridge to Hayward, including Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland, San Leandro, and Hayward. Index of Industries with approximately 1500 entries, listed alphabetically. Scale: 1 inch = 1000 feet.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        BIBLIOGRAFIA DE LA LITERATURA HISPANICA. Instituto Miguel de Cervantes. Vols. I a XIV (completo).

      CSIC, Madrid 1962 - 14 vols. en 15 tomos 25x17'5. Tela edit. con sobrecubs. 1962-1984

      [Bookseller: Escalinata, librería]
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        EGYPTIAN ASTRONOMICAL TEXTS: II. The Ramesside Star Clocks

      Brown University Press / Lund Humpries, 1962, Hardcover, Book Condition: Perfect Condition, First EditionSize: 28cm x 38cm, [x] - 78 pages, 67 plates, some folding. The cover, the inside pages and all the plates are in perfect condition, unmarked, clean and tight, as new. Scarce. Photos available upon request. 3,5 kg, Livre

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        Silent Spring

      Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company,, 1962. Drawings by Lois and Louis Darling. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, patterned endpapers, top edge yellow. With the dust jacket. Blank bookplate to front pastedown, ownership stamp to half-title. Spine ends and corners slightly rubbed, edges toned. En excellent copy in a price-clipped, lightly rubbed jacket with minor chipping to top of front panel and a few small creases and nicks to spine ends. First edition, first impression. Carson, a nature writer and Editor-in-Chief for the Fish & Wildlife service, had long been concerned about the widespread use of DDT and other pesticides, but lack of interest from magazine publishers led her to put aside her idea for expose. When the book finally appeared in 1962, only a year before her death, its great strength was not in presenting new information ?- most of the data she included was already known to the scientific community ?- but in making the information accessible to non-scientists and instilling a sense of fear and urgency in the public. Not only an indictment of DDT, her book challenged the very foundations of post-war modernity and western capitalism, and forced humans to reconsider their relationship to the world around them.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Barry Goldwater: Freedom Is His Flight Plan

      New York: Fleet Publishing Corporation. (1962). First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper with a couple of tiny tears. Inscribed by Goldwater to the great boxing champion: "To the Gene Tunneys with respect and admiration. Barry Goldwater." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      Roy A. Squires and Clyde Beck], Pacific Grove, [CA 1962 - Octavo, cloth backed boards. Limited to 390 copies of which this is one of 175 hardbound copies. Poetry selection. Laid in is a card from Smith to the publisher Roy Squires saying he is working on the selections for this volume. A little spotting to page edges, a fine copy with no dust jacket as issued. (14782) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        From the Twilight Zone

      NY: Nelson Doubleday Inc, 1962. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Labyrinths: Selected Stories & Other Writings

      Norfolk: New Directions,, 1962. Edited by Donald A. Yates & James E. Irby. Preface by André Maurois. Octavo. Original black quarter cloth, marbled blue boards, black endpapers, top edge yellow, others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Black and white photographic portrait frontispiece of the author. A couple of small white marks to tail of spine, upper corners slightly bumped, mild toning to margins of text block. An excellent copy in a lightly rubbed jacket with small chips to head of spine and corners and a few small nicks and creases along top edge of front panel and flap. First edition, first printing of this collection of 22 short stories, 10 essays, and eight "parables".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Marilyn Monroe. At the actor?s studio. Vintage-Silbergelatineabzug.

      1962 1962 - 25 x 20 cm, Tadell., Vom Photographen unten rechts signiert und verso gestempelt. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Linolschnitte. (Linoleum Cuts.)

      Stuttgart: Verlag Gerd Hatje,, 1962. Introduction by Wilhelm Boeck. Quarto. Original grey cloth, illustrations to front cover and titles to spine in black. With the illustrated slipcase. 45 full colour plates after linocuts printed one to a leaf in facsimile. Excellent condition, light rubbing to slip case. First edition, first printing. Text in German. The plates in this book are reproductions of linocuts after Picasso, with the same look and feel as the originals.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

      1962. first edition. A Fine First Edition of "Cuckoo's Nest"KESEY, Ken. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. New York: The Viking Press, [1962]. First edition, first issue of the author's first book. Octavo (7 15/16 x 5 3/8 inches (202 x 137 mm.). [viii], 311, [1, blank] pp. Original bright green cloth lettered in yellow on spine. Top edge stained peach. Original first issue color pictorial dust jacket designed by Paul Bacon with five word Kerouac statement and $4.95 price on front flap. Dust jacket spine very slightly faded and lightly chipped at head and tail. Small waterstain at foot of spine and a few small closed tears to front and rear panels. A very fine copy of this highly acclaimed novel in its original very good and unclipped dust jacket. Housed in a quarter black morocco clamshell case.One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest was written in 1959 and published in 1962 in the midst of the Civil Rights Movement and deep changes to the way psychology and psychiatry were being approached in America. Set in an Oregon psychiatric hospital, the narrative serves as a study of the institutional processes and the human mind as well as a critique of behaviorism and a celebration of humanistic principles. The 1960s began the controversial movement towards deinstitutionalization, an act that would have affected the characters in Kesey's novel. The novel is a direct product of Kesey's time working the graveyard shift as an orderly at a mental health facility in Menlo Park, California. Not only did he speak to the patients and witness the workings of the institution, but he voluntarily took psychoactive drugs, including Mescaline and LSD, as part of Project MKUltra.The novel was adapted into a Broadway play by Dale Wasserman in 1963. Bo Goldman adapted the novel for the 1975 film directed by Milos Forman starring Jack Nicholson, which won five Academy Awards.Time Magazine included the novel in its "100 Best English-language Novels from 1923 to 2005"

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        Elegy for Young Lovers [opera]. Autograph musical sketches in full score, 8 pp., signed by the composer in full and dated March 3, 1962

      . Small folio, 333 x 226 mm. Unbound. One signature (4 bifolia) of 26-staff "Sünova Nr. 11" music paper; all leaves are left blank to the inside (1v., 2v., 3v., 4v., 5r., 6r., 7r., 8r.). Notated in pencil, with annotations in red ball-point pen and blue pencil to f. 4r. Titling to first page: "VIII. Toni and Elizabeth." Tempo: "Andante solenne"; metronome mark: "[quarter note]=80." Text underlay in English. Various additional annotations in Henze's hand, partly in English, partly in German. Manuscript dedication to foot of final page in green ink (ball- point): "Skizzen zum Schluss der 'Elegy' Teli [=Schachteli] zur Erinnerung an den Winter [19]60-61 in Berlin und mit unendlichem Dank. Hans Werner Henze 3 März 1962" [Sketches for the conclusion of the "Elegy" for Schachteli in memory of Winter 1960-61 in Berlin and with infinite thanks. Hans Werner Henze, March 3, 1962]. Enclosed with the autograph is a fragment (ca. 76 x 37 mm.) of similar music manuscript paper with a brief, texted musical quotation from the opera ("Gregor, it's time" - from act 2, scene XII, measure 960, slightly altered) to recto, signed Werner Schachteli, all in metallic gold ink. Small stain to final page. In very good condition overall.. The present manuscript includes sketches for the final three scenes of the opera, i.e., no. 7 ("Man and wife"), no. 8 ("Toni and Elizabeth"), and no. 9 ("Elegy for young lovers") of the third act; all sketches seem to represent the same stage of the work's genesis. The bifolia are actually folded incorrectly, most probably by Henze himself (as suggested by the placement of the inscription). In terms of musical continuity, the correct sequence of pages would be: 8v. (end of no. 7), 1r. (beginning of no. 8), 7v., 2r., 5v., 4r., 6v. (beginning of no. 9, without title), 3r. The music is continuous within each bifolium. The manuscript was previously owned by the noted set designer Werner Schachteli, to whom Henze inscribed it. Schachteli is best-known for his exquisite work for elaborate productions of ballets and operas performed at the Bayerische Staatsoper, the Staatsoper Wien, the Prinzregenten-Theatre München, and the Deutsche Oper Berlin. This opera was Henze's first collaboration with W.H. Auden (1907- 73) and Chester Kallman (1921-75). Henze composed it between 1959 and 1961. It was first performed in Schwetzingen, Germany, on May 20, 1961, in a German version by Ludwig Landgraf (pseudonym of Prince Ludwig von Hessen, 1908-68), Werner Schachteli, and the composer, under the title "Elegie für junge Liebende." The premiere of the original English version followed at Glyndebourne on July 13, 1961, albeit with scenes 7 and 8 from the third act omitted. The score was published by Schott in Mainz in the same year. Henze revised the opera in 1987. "Separating himself from the avant-garde, [Henze] devoted himself to genres many of his colleagues regarded as outmoded: opera, song, the symphony. By the early 1960s... Henze was an international figure with enthusiastic admirers in the United States... 'Elegy for Young Lovers,' to a libretto by W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman, [was] about a poet's use of his family and acquaintances in his art. The story's alpine setting offered Mr. Henze the opportunity for glistening, radiant music, scored for a chamber orchestra. The work...has been more widely seen than any of the composer's other operas." Paul Griffiths in his obituary on Henze, The New York Times, October 29, 2012, p. D8. "Auden's and Kallman's words inspired [Henze] to produce moments of hauntingly beautiful and complex music... One of the opera's most interesting features is its identification of individual characters with their own solo instrument. Almost half a century after its premiere, the music of Elegy still sounds modern." Hugh Canning, Opera, July 2010, p. 88.

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        Clockwork Orange

      Heinemann 1962 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Anthony Burgess on a laid in signature. An attractive dustjacket that is rich in color with light wear to the edges. This original First Printing dustjacket has the price present on the front flap. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Speech Accepting the Nobel Prize for Literature (INSCRIBED by the author to publisher Donald Friede)

      New York: Viking Press, 1962. 1st. Softcover. Spine seam split, upper cover lightly edgeworn, internally fine.. Octavo; 11 pages. Inscribed on title page "For Donald Friede -/remembering!/John Steinbeck" (Friede of Covic-Friede - was publisher of Steinbeck's breakthrough book 'Tortilla Flat' and third husband of MFK Fisher). In original beige wraps housed in custom kelly green cloth closed folder. Frontis photo portrait of Steinbeck, one of 3,200 copies printed for presentation by Viking. Goldstone & Payne A40a.

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        The recent excitement in the coding problem

      Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge 1962 - 4to, 80, [19] leaves; 1 plate, a number of figures in the text; printed by mimeograph; original blue printed wrappers, backed in cloth; very good. Signed by Francis Crick on the upper cover. This copy also with the ownership signature of the mathematician S. W. Golomb (U.S.C., Jet Propulsion Lab). This is a long, and important article by Crick on the coding problem: how the ordered sequence of the four bases in DNA might constitute genes that encode and disburse information directing the manufacture of protiens. This article was published subsequently in Progress in Nucleic Acid Research, edited by J. N. Davidson and Waldo E. Cohn, in New York, but appears here in what must be a very small edition, not for sale, and for distribution to friends and colleagues only.Oxford only in OCLC. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks 1768-1771

      Angus and Robertson for the Trustees of the Public Library of N.S.W., Sydney 1962 - Two volumes, octavo, fine set with dust-jackets. The best scholarly edition. Indispensable scholarly reference to Banks' life and work. Profusely illustrated, with 18 colour and 80 monochrome natural history and scenic plates by Sidney Parkinson, official illustrator for the voyage, with 5 appendices of documents and lengthy annotations.

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        Hollywood Stories

      Frederick Fell, New York 1962 - First edition. Fine, lacking the dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author to Joe DiMaggio: "For Joe DiMaggio In sincere admiration. Corinne Griffith." Also laid in is a two-page Typed Letter Signed from Griffith to DiMaggio dated 14 August 1962, in part: "I felt I must write you and tell you how sincerely grateful the real picture people feel about your handling of this unhappy experience of Miss Monroe's." She goes on to say: "Last year I wrote a book of eight short stories, each one tied in with a famous picture personality -- the first one was dedicated to Miss Monroe." A book of short stories about Hollywood, by a now forgotten film actress who successfully transformed herself from actress to business woman and writer. She wrote several books, including a couple on sports, and her memoir *Papa's Delicate Condition* was filmed with Jackie Gleason. Aside from amassing a fortune in Los Angeles real estate, she also married the owner of the Washington Redskins and composed their fight song "Hail to the Redskins." With letter of provenance signed by DiMaggio's two granddaughters. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Umweg durch die Wüste.

      Kassel : Oncken Verl., 1962.. [1. - 5. Tsd.] 167 S. ; Pp. 8 Exemplar in gutem Zustand. Original Schutzumschlag dieser jedoch mit kleinen Mängeln ! k1946d.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel Ei]
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        Vier handgeschreven brieven, drie handgeschreven briefkaarten en drie handgeschreven gedichten aan het literaire tijdschrift De Gids.

      - Diverse formaten. Recto en deels verso. Gesigneerd 'Hendrik de Vries' en gedateerd 'Haren 2 December 1962', 'Haren 5 Jan 1963', 'Haren 27 Jan 1963', 'Haren 28 December 1963', 'Haren 8 Jan. 1964', 'Haren 5 Juli 1964' en '19 Juli 1964'. Met twee originele enveloppen.* Verhelderende - soms pittige, dan weer bescheiden - brieven van de dichter aan verschillende redacteuren van De Gids. De eerste brief is een weloverwogen weigering van de kersverse Constantijn Huygensprijswinnaar van het verzoek van de redactie om een bijdrage over 'het dichterschap': 'wanneer ik pas een artikel in die geest had geschreven zou dat trouwens het improvisatiekarakter van mijn spreken bij de prijsuitreiking kunnen schaden'. Wel voegt De Vries vier kwatrijnen bij, onder de titel 'Dichterschap'.In de twee daaropvolgende briefkaarten is de dichter enigszins ongeduldig. Hij heeft nog geen drukproef ontvangen en ontvangt zijn inzending graag terug, als deze niet wordt geplaatst. Explicatief: 'Wie impulsief en tamelijk improvisatorisch werkt, moet het als vanzelfsprekend aanvaarden dat hij over de waarde van het emotioneel voortgebrachte pas veel later kan oordelen dan wie er tegenover staat als tegenover iets nieuws'.Het derde schrijven begeleidt een nieuwe 'reeks-van-vijf' gedichten, 'Retraite', en een langer vers, 'Nocturne', nadat 'Dichterschap' werd afgewezen. Beide gedichten zijn in handschrift bijgevoegd, evenals een drukproef van 'Retraite' met een handgeschreven correctie door de dichter. Blijkbaar liet plaatsing van de gedichten op zich wachten: de dichter stuurt een zakelijk kaartje naar de redactie, waarin hij om terugzending van 'Retraite' vraagt. En: 'U kunt ook volstaan met de mededeling dat deze bijdrage niet wordt opgenomen'.In de laatste brief verbaast De Vries zich over 'Uw mening dat ik U een verbitterde brief zou hebben geschreven'. Hij verklaart zich nader: 'Niets is voor mij gewoner dan dat een in mijn ogen gelaagd werk door anderen minder gewaardeerd wordt, en vaak zagen redacties, ook die van De Gids, het beter dan ik'. Nederig slot: 'U behoeft zich niet voor snelle plaatsing in te spannen'.Bijgevoegd: doorslagen van vijf brieven van de redactiesecretaris aan De Vries.Voorts: notitievelletje met aantekeningen van De Gids-redacteuren Ed. Hoornik en Bert Voeten over 'Dichterschap'. Niet mals: 'Gelukkig maar één blz. Vóór Eddy' en 'Dit is ontzettend! Kunnen we De Vries toch niet aandoen? BV'.

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        The Historical Novel

      Merlin Press, London 1962 - First edition. Inscribed. In original dust-jacket. 361, (1) p. George (György, Georg) Lukács (1885-1971) was a Marxists political thinker, aesthete, university teacher, politician, literary critic, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Lukács was among the most important and most influential philosophers of the era, the founder of the tradition of Western Marxism. He studied in Budapest, Berlin where he made acquaintance with Georg Simmel, in Heidelberg where he became friends with Max Weber, Ernst Bloch and Stefan George. He was actively involved in the Communist movement and became People's Commissar for Education and Culture (deputy to the Commissar for Education) and the political commissar of the Hungarian Red Army during the Hungarian Soviet Republic in 1919. After the fall of the régime he was arrested in Vienna and only the intervene of Western writers saved him from extradition. Among these authors were Heinrich and Thomas Mann who later based Naphta's character in "The Magic Mountain" on Lukács. In 1923, during the exile in Vienna his first major work "Geschichte und Klassen-bewusstsein" (History of Class Consciousness) was published by Malik Verlag. Lukács lived in Berlin in the early 1930's than he moved to the Soviet Union in 1933 and stayed there until the end of Second World War when he moved back to Budapest, to establish the new Hungarian government as member of the Hungarian Communist Party. He had major role in the removal of independent and non-communist intellectuals from all positions. During the Revolution in 1956 he served as minister in the revolutionary government of Imre Nagy which opposed the Soviet Union. After the revolution he was not allowed to publish in Hungary until 1964. Lukács's major works are History and Class Consciousness which is considered as the base of Western Marxism, and The Historical Novel in which he defines the genre of historical fiction and traces its development. In fine condition. Chipped at edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Gary Player's Golf Secrets.

      Prentice Hall, New York 1962 - First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in an excellent near fine dust jacket. Inscribed by Gary Player. Gary Player won three Masters Tournaments, three British Opens, two PGA Championships, the U.S. Open in 1965, three Senior PGA Championships, two Senior U.S. Opens, three Senior British Opens and the Senior Players Championship in 1987. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Presage Paris Choisit Fashion Forecast No. 1: Lainages, Two Volumes

      Paris: Société d'Éditions de Mode, 1962. Two sets of close to near fine gathered signatures slightly foxed and marked by attached fabric swatches. Both drop back portfolios good with surface wear and slight buckling. Tie on second portfolio no longer attached to cover board.. First Edition, Issue 1. Quarto. Installment of the first Autumn issue of Presage in two boxed portfolios. A leading trade quarterly in haute couture from 1961 through 1987, Presage combined art, fashion, and design. Presage, under the creative direction of Rosita Fanto, was a unique experiment in graphic design and book arts. Presage documents the style and technological evolution of late twentieth century fashion during the transition from couture to ready wear. The magazine belongs to several art collections, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Centre Pompidou. This installment features wool-based fabrics and fashions for the winter season, presented in loose sheets compiled in a textured case. Features 55 fabric swatches, 3 fashion design sketches, and 7 photo illustrations.

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        Little Fuzzy

      New York: Ace Books. (1962). First. First edition, paperback original. Pages toned, a little light rubbing on the wrappers, a sound, very good copy. Inscribed by the author: "For Frank Heller, H. Beam Piper". Something of a young adult cult classic, and nominated for a Hugo Award for best novel. Piper killed himself in 1964, and books signed by him, especially this title, are exceptionally uncommon. .

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        Autograph letter / Typed letter by Snodgrass to Kurt H. Wolff and Wolffs answers / Extensive , handwritten, 100 poems of Christian Morgensterns "Gallow Songs / Galgenlieder / Palmström" and in translation from german into english by Kurt H. Wolff - The correspondence between Snodgrass and Wolff relates to Wolff's unbelievable effort to translate these poems within 4 weeks

      USA. Unique manuscript-document - the poems in ballpen or pencil. One typed and signed two-page-letter by Snodgrass and one handwritten letter with attachement by Snodgrass. W.D. Snodgrass helps Wolff to decide which poems to translate etc. etc. The letter also warns Wolff that the german Insel Verlag will try to stop Wolff from publishing the translations in order to retain "their version by Eitzen".. USA, 1962. 4°. approximately 120 pages. Softcover. Unique manuscript-document - the poems in ballpen or pencil. One typed and signed two-page-letter by Snodgrass and one handwritten letter with attachement by Snodgrass. W.D. Snodgrass helps Wolff to decide which poems to translate etc. etc. The letter also warns Wolff that the german Insel Verlag will try to stop Wolff from publishing the translations in order to retain "their version by Eitzen". William De Witt Snodgrass (January 5, 1926 ?- January 13, 2009) was an American poet under the pseudonym S. S. Gardons. He won the 1960 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. William De Witt Snodgrass was born in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh and was educated at Geneva College. His studies were interrupted when, during WWII, he was drafted into the Navy. After demobilization, Snodgrass resumed his studies, but transferred from Geneva College to the University of Iowa, eventually enrolling in the Iowa Writers' Workshop, which had been established in 1937, and was attracting as teachers some of the finest poetic talents of the day, among them John Berryman, Randall Jarrell and Robert Lowell. He was known to friends throughout his life as "De", pronounced "dee". Snodgrass's first poems appeared in 1951, and throughout the 1950s he published in some of the most prestigious magazines: Botteghe Oscure, Partisan Review, The New Yorker, The Paris Review and The Hudson Review. However, in 1957, five sections from a sequence entitled 'Heart's Needle' were included in Hall, Pack and Simpson's anthology, New Poets of England and America, and these were to mark a turning-point. When Lowell had been shown early versions of these poems, in 1953, he had disliked them, but now he was full of admiration. By the time Heart's Needle was published, in 1959, Snodgrass had already won the The Hudson Review Fellowship in Poetry and an Ingram Merrill Foundation Poetry Prize. However, his first book brought him more: a citation from the Poetry Society of America, a grant from the National Institute of Arts, and, most important of all, 1960's Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. It is often said that Heart's Needle inaugurated confessional poetry. Snodgrass disliked the term. Still, it should be pointed out that the genre he was reviving here seemed revolutionary to most of his contemporaries, reared as they had been on the anti-expressionistic principles of the New Critics. Snodgrass's confessional work was to have a profound effect on many of his contemporaries, amongst them, most importantly, Robert Lowell. Snodgrass had a long and distinguished academic career, having taught at Cornell, Rochester, Wayne State, Syracuse (1968?-1977), Old Dominion, and the University of Delaware. He retired from teaching in 1994 to devote himself full-time to his writing. He lived with his fourth wife, writer Kathleen Snodgrass (née Brown). Snodgrass created a truly modern work with De/Compositions by taking 101 classic poems and reconstructing them to prove to readers exactly how important the tiniest elements in poems can be. (Wikipedia)

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        The Spy Who Loved Me

      London: Jonathan Cape. (1962). First. First edition. Very faint foxing on foredge, still easily fine in fine dustwrapper with just a touch of toning on the rear panel. .

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        600 Pilze in Farben. Jakob E. Lange ; Morten Lange. Ill. von J. E. Lange [u.a.] [Aus d. Dän.] Überarb. f.d. mitteleuropäischen Verhältnisse von Meinhard Moser

      München : BLV Verl.-Ges. Bayer Landwirtschaftsverl., 1962.. 242 S. Kl.-8°, Pp. Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Illustreret svampeflora K18076.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel Ei]
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        The Violent Shore (Signed/Inscribed/Dated First Edition, with Signed Typed Letter)

      Little, Brown & Company, Boston 1962 - First Printing. Signed, dated and warmly inscribed by the author directly to the first endpage. The book is fine, but for just some minute edgewear. Full cloth, binding square and tight. The dust jacket -- now protected by a removable Brodart archival cover -- is easily very good+, with just minor shelf/edge-wear, causing a few tiny 1/8" closed edge-tears (professionally repaired), and trace soiling to the rear panel. Clean and bright, an exceedingly scarce signed copy of the author's third book; from the esteemed modern first collection of Joy Kritzer. Also included is a signed typed letter from Myrer to Ms. Kritzer regarding the book. Please be sure to check out the other rarely signed Myrer titles in my inventory. I ship all of my books bubble-wrapped in sturdy, very well-padded boxes, so they are guaranteed to arrive in the exact same condition as when they left. Please feel free to email with any questions/offers/trades and thank you for supporting small independent booksellers everywhere. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Kontinent unterm Eis : Fahrten u. Forschungen in Antarktika. A. F. Trjoschnikow. [Aus d. Russ. übertr. von Helmut Sträubig]

      Leipzig : VEB Brockhaus, 1962.. 246 S. : Mit 32 Schwarzweisstaf. u. 3 Ktn. ; 8, Leinen Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Zakovannyj v led, Seiten alters- und papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, K14900.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel Ei]
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        La Mala Hora (Premio Literario Esso, 1961)

      Madrid, 1962 - Seltene Erstausgabe. Rare Spanish language 1st edition (print run of only 5,000), paperback, 19,5 x 12,5cm, 224 pages, cover worn, with some flecks and minor creasing, spine with small tears at top and bottom, binding weakened at front, corner of back cover as well as of last pages creased. 4 spa [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Karin Dykes]
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      - SEUSS,DR. DR. SEUSS'S SLEEP BOOK. NY: Random House (1962). 4to, glazed pictorial boards, near Fine in slightly worn dust wrapper. 1st ed. Younger/Hirsch 20. Illustrated in full color on every page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        La Mala Hora (Premio Literario Esso, 1961)

      Madrid, 1962. Rare Spanish language 1st edition (print run of only 5,000), paperback, 19,5 x 12,5cm, 224 pages, cover worn, with some flecks and minor creasing, spine with small tears at top and bottom, binding weakened at front, corner of back cover as well as of last pages creased.. Seltene Erstausgabe.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Karin Dykes (Einzelun]
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        The Golden Notebook

      London: Michael Joseph,, 1962. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Free endpapers partially tanned, top edge a little spotted, one faint finger mark to front pastedown, contents just a little toned as always. An excellent copy in a slightly chipped and toned jacket with a few short closed tears. First edition, first impression, of the Nobel laureate's masterpiece.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Harper & Row. Hardcover. SIGNED First American edition, first printing. Signed on inside title page by Author. A fantastic collectable edition of the reclusive author. Published by Harper & Row in 1962. Stated first edition on copyright page. Very minor wear to jacket. Back of jacket has a very small 1/16" spot. Jacket is NOT price clipped. Covers are clean and bright. Edges are sharp. Top left corner has a tiny quarter inch tear. The book itself is in Near Fine condition with no marks or scratches. The binding is straight and tight, pages are white. NO remainder mark. ; Signed by Author . Fine. 1962. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: The Book Scouts]
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        Jackie Kennedy owned and used iconic black satin clutch from her favorite designer - Christian Dior

      "Christian Dior Fold-Over black satin clutch,owned and used by Jackie Kennedy, with three compartments and bow, signed ""Christian Dior"" stamped in gold. 7 x 9 inches. Surface grime, wear. Christian Dior was one of Jackie's favorite designers. Her famous pink dress and white glove outfit for a 1962 dinner was Dior. Provenance: James H. Boyer, Sr., US Capitol Police Officer. Boyer's duties included chauffeuring President Kennedy with John J. ''Muggsy'' O'Leary (Kennedy's top secret serviceman). Boyer had also been personally hired by Jackie as the Kennedy's handyman. Included is a signed certificate from a direct descendant of Boyer.Founded in 1946 by the eponymous designer Christian Dior, the fashion company, commonly known as Dior, is a French luxury goods company. Today the company designs and retails ready-to-wear, leather goods, fashion accessories, footwear, jewelry, timepieces, fragrance, make-up, and skincare products while also maintaining its tradition as a creator of recognized haute-couture under the Christian Dior Couture division."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Beskedne Luxus Billeder.

      . Akvareller af Asger Jorn. Udstillingskatalog fra Galerie Birch. Februar 1962. Oplag 500 numr. ekspl. Med orig. litograferet omslag. Löst eksemplar..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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      Toronto: MacMillan, 1962 First Edition of poet and playwright James Reaney's fourth book, winner of the 1962 Governor General's Award, with his ownership name and address to the half-title page, as well as the number '9' in his hand at the top of the page. Further embellished with Reaney's pencil directorial notes on pp. 153, 162, 163-65. Near fine in blue cloth, (light spotting to the foredge), gilt titles to the spine in a near fine neatly price-clipped dustwrapper. 8vo. 224 pp. Author's copies are seldom available.. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Framed Signed Expense Sheet from Spring Training

      St. Petersburg, FL, 1962. unbound. 1 page, 10.5 x 8 inches, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1962. This expense sheet from the New York Mets' inaugural season contains the signatures (some in pencil) of 34 players and coaches, including Hall of Famers Rogers Hornsby (who died the following year), Red Ruffing, and Richie Ashburn. Also signed by eight-time All-Star Gil Hodges, four-time All-Stars Cookie Lavagetto and Gus Bell, four-time World Series champion Roger Craig, and several other notable players such as Clem Labine, Don Zimmer, Frank Thomas, and Hobie Landrith -- the Mets' first pick in the 1961 expansion draft. Heavily creased, but still a beautiful item in very good(-) condition. Presented beside a 10.5 x 13.75-inch black-and-white team photo; matted in blue and set in a decorative black and burgundy frame measuring 18.25 x 31 inches. The 1962 Mets, led by Hall-of-Fame manager Casey Stengel, won 40 games and lost 120 -- the worst single-season record for any Major League Baseball team since 1900.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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      Charles Scribner's Sons [1962], New York - Octavo, cloth. Signed by the James on the title page. Author's first book, introducing Chief Detective Inspector Adam Dalgliesh. "Her first detective story, immediately pleasing and impressive." Barzun and Taylor: A Catalogue of Crime (1989) #1913. Small scratch to cloth at upper front panel, name in ink to front free endpaper, a fine copy in a fine dust jacket, two small circular indents to rear panel, touch of rubbing to base of spine panel. A lovely copy. (14199) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Autograph letter signed ("Leonard").

      Little Deer Isle, Maine, 27. VI. 1962. - Small 4to. 1 p. An "dear Ding": "Since we have removed to our erimitage [!] on the edge of the sea our business will have to wait unto the fall when I will send all the prints that you & Mr. Zigrosser [d. i. Carl Zigrosser (1891-1975), der damalige Kurator des Philadelphia Museum of Art Prints] wish to see. Soon after the opening of my show, 4 days later, in fact, I went to Europe for 2 weeks of rest (haha) sport (looking for prints, books & drawings) & to attend the opening of a retrospective show of my prints [.]". - Auf Briefpapier mit gepr. Adresse.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Imperium: The Philosophy of History and Politics

      New York The Truth Seeker 1962. 626 pages. Index. First published in 1948. "He sought out a quiet inn at Brittas Bay, Ireland. Isolated, he struggled to begin. Finally, he started to write, and in six months - working entirely without notes, Francis Parker Yockey completed Imperium... (his) only real crime was to write a book, and for this he had to die. " - W. Carto. Bright gilt lettering upon black backstrip. Red ink check mark above author's name on title page and beside Nietzsche's quote on page vii. Introduction extensively marked in red pen. Balance of contents and endpapers unmarked. Light wear. Binding tight. A sound copy. Reprint Hardcover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; Reprint. VG

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      - Madrid. Dirección. Aguilar. 1962-63-59. Tres volúmenes. Obra Completa. In 8º mayor, 1364pp, 1414pp, 1302pp. Mapas, reproducciones de grabado y dibujos intercalados en texto. Encuadernación plena piel editorial con estampaciones doradas y seco, simil papel de arroz, cinta punto de lectura, cortes decorados, guardas ilustradas. Magnífico estado de conservación.Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MIMO Libros]
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        The Connoisseur and Other Stories

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1962. First. First American edition. Spine faded, and extremities moderately worn, front hinge strenthened, a sound and good copy lacking the dustwrapper. H.P. Lovecraft's copy with his bookplate on the front pastedown, and his ownership Signature on the front fly. A collection of short fiction, some of a supernatural nature, and listed in "Bleiler. Lovecraft considered de la Mare one of his favorite authors. In a letter to Frank Belknap Long, Lovecraft wrote: "De la Mare can be exceedingly powerful when he chooses, and I only wish he'd choose oftener. Don't miss the volume of short stories entitled, The Return - especially Seaton's Aunt, The Tree, and Our of the Depths. I'm making space for Walter in my article." (11 June 1926). .

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