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        Typed Letter Signed. WITH: Author! Author!

      New York: Simon and Schuster. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Typed letter signed with excellent literary content discussing Rex Stout and Raymond Chandler; with a first edition of Wodehouse's Author! Author! The letter, dated August 12, 1962 and typed on Wodehouse's Remsenburg, New York stationery, reads: "Dear Mr. Daniels. Thank you so much for your letter. I am so glad you liked Author! Author! It was great fun to write. I agree with you about Rex Stout. I think he is one of the best. I never get tired of Archie and Nero Wolfe. Have you seen that book Raymond Chandler Speaking? It is very good. It's just extracts from his letters to various people. He was at the same school as me in England - Dulwich College - but he went there five years after I had left and I never met him. I always thought he wrote beautifully. Yours sincerely [signed] P.G. Wodehouse Author! Author! is a collection of Wodehouse's letters to his good friend William Townend, with additional commentary by Wodehouse. It is an expanded version of his 1953 book (published in the UK), Performing Flea. Letter: One page (6x7 in.), with original envelope. Fold in center, otherwise fine. Author! Author!: New York: Simon and Schuster, 1962. Octavo, original half cloth over paper boards, original dust jacket. Book fine, dust jacket with fading to spine (as usual).

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        John F. Kennedy ( Official White House Postcard)

      A wonderful gold embossed card 3x5 with the Presidential Seal at the top.' The President and Mrs.Kennedy extend their warm wishes.' Sent in 'White House' envelope 25 June 1962 with a 4 cent Project Mercury stamp

      [Bookseller: Bob Lemkowitz ]
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        The Old Man's Boy Grows Older

      London: Hamish Hamilton. (1962). First. Stated second impression (of the English edition). Bottom corners a little bumped else near fine in a bit tired, good plus dustwrapper with a modest external tape repair, some soiling, nicks and tears. Nicely Inscribed by the author on the half-title: "For Beth who has made the old man's boy grow younger -- Love, Bob." A book which, along with the first book in the series (The Old Man and the Boy), has assumed something like cult status for its nostalgic reminiscences of a North Carolina boyhood and the influence of a gruff old grandfather. Ruark's inscriptions are very uncommon. .

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

      University of Chicago Press, 1962-12-01 Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1962. 202 p.  First edition, first printing. Good+ in Good+ original dust jacket. Ex-library copy with card pocket at rear, call number mark near foot of jacket, wear to paste downs, stamp on title page and top edge. Clean text and sturdy binding, gilt lettering quite strong. Jacket price intact ($3.95), fading to yellow on spine panel, light wear. A solid copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks 1768-1771

      Sydney: Angus and Robertson for the Trustees of the Public Library of N.S.W., 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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        THE SPY WHO LOVED ME

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1962. First edition, first impression. Original black cloth with blind-stamped dagger, the blade in silver to upper board, titles in silver to the spine, in dustwrapper. A better than very good copy, just a little dustiness to the text block edges, the contents clean and without inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the better than very good lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper which has a few light marks to the rear panel and a little darkening at the spine. Not price-clipped (15s net to the front flap). 29,738 copies printed. [Gilbert A10a (1.1).]Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        THE SPY WHO LOVED ME (UNCORRECTED PROOF)

      JONATHAN CAPE 1962 - UNCORRECTED PROOF THE SPY WHO LOVED ME FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING BY IAN FLEMING DEFINITION OF AN UNCORRECTED PROOF: In publishing jargon, a proof is the preliminary iteration of a book, intended for a limited audience. Its purpose is to allow for final edits. The proofs can also help to build and maintain buzz about a book before its official release date, generate some early reviews and have potential readers eager to get their hands on the title. A galley proof or uncorrected proof may still have errors or areas open to change. It is generally bound differently than the final product, often only spiral-bound, and missing much of the polish of the eventual published version, opting instead for plain, often coarse paper. Inclusion of proposed publication information (date, price, etc.) can also be included. Usually the proof consists of text only, and is devoid of any art or illustration that may be present in the final published version. If a book is successful and does well upon final publication, or if it goes out-of-print early but develops a fan-base or cult following, an uncorrected proof can become a valuable prize for collectors. Part of the appeal is their scarcity, and the fact that they will sometimes have slightly different text from the final piece. (Beth Carswell, ABE BOOKS) Jonathan Cape, London, 1962 Very good condition in printed green soft wraps. Rubbing to spine and outer edges, with light creasing (obviously well loved and no doubt was passed about for review). However the binding is firm, the end papers and internal pages are clean, with just a few faded scattered stains. The book has no writing, no owner names, and only a few scant soft corner creased pages. Most of the uncorrected proofs were printed up in very small quantities of about 500 pieces. A most unique gift and a scarce addition to a James Bond collection. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other Fleming/Bond titles [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
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        Barocchetto genovese. Milano: Martello,1962.

      - In-folio, pp. 15 + 218 ill. fot. a col. eseguite da Renato Gasparini su 119 tavv. Leg. edit. p. tl. granata con tit. e fregio tip. oro impressi al piatto, tit. e marca edit. oro impressi al ds., sovr. lucida bianca ill. con fot. a col. raffigurante poltrona barocca eseguita da Gasparini, tit. nero al piatto, tit. e marca edit. neri al ds. Lievi ingialliture e minimi strappetti alla sovr., sporadiche fioriture in esemplare su carta lucida. Dalla nota editoriale: «Quest’opera non vuol essere un’arida rassegna di antiquariato, ma rievoca l’opera, la genialità e il buon gusto dei «bancalari», artefici di quel mobilio che, in quell’aureo periodo che va dal 1720 al 1760, raggiunse valori così alti e puri, di linea, di invenzione, di materia, da meritare il nome d’arte senza alcun attributo limitativo». Available on request description in English / La description des livres en français est à disposition sur demande / Se envían descripciones de libros a pedida. Arte

      [Bookseller: Libreria La Fenice di Pietro Freggio]
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        Dizionario illustrato dei pittori, disegnatori e incisori italiani moderni e contemporanei (4 volumi)

      Leonilde M. Patuzzi Editore, Milano 1962 - All'interno tavole in bianco e nero e a colori.Volume I: Artisti A-CVolume II: Artisti D-LVolume III: M-QVolume IV: R-Z Numero di tavole: 0 pp.2122 altezza 0 larghezza 0 Esemplare in molto buone condizioni. Volume I: Sovraccoperta con macchie di polvere, piccoli strappi ai tagli inferiore e superiore della prima di copertina e sul dorso. Segni d'usura lungo i bordi. Volume II: Sovraccoperta con macchie di polvere e segni d'usura lungo dorso e bordi. Volume III: Sovraccoperta con macchie di polvere, piccoli strappi al taglio inferiore del dorso e della quarta di copertina, segni d'usura lungo dorso e bordi. Volume IV: Sovraccoperta con macchie di polvere, piccoli strappi al taglio superiore della prima e della quarta di copertina, piccolo strappo al taglio inferiore del dorso e segni d'usura lungo dorso e bordi. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Di Mano in Mano Soc. Coop]
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        Fuck You / A Magazine of the Arts: Number 2, April '62.

      Ed Sanders,, NY: 1962 - First edition (paperback). Small chip along the fore edge of the front cover, minor wear and soiling to covers, else very good in oversize stapled wraps. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company. (1962). First. First edition. Small, faint stamp of Roland A. Wobbe (the bibliographer of Graham Greene), on the front fly and top and bottom page edges, and some foxing on the endpapers, very good in about very good dustwrapper with several short tears and nicks. Laid in is a Typed Post Card Signed ("Dick") to Wobbe dated in 1965, offering to recommend him to the "Placement Office", "...and of course I'll say good things about your work" and "Tell Jim Goldwasser the same applies to him..." Somewhat cryptically he ends with "Am still waging the battle of Iwo Jima, but the smoke is beginning to clear a little." .

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

      Milano: Grafica Uno, 1962. Prima ed. di 80 es. numerati e firmati dall'A.. ril mezza pelle, custodia (half-leather binding, slip-case). Ottimo (Fine). 8vo (cm 22,5x25). Dedica e firma autografe dell'Artista all'Autore (Inscribed and signed by the Artist to the Autor). Poesie di Sanesi con 5 acqueforti acquetinte originali a colori, firmate, di Marialuisa De Romans (cm 14,5x11) Il primo libro della stamperia milanese di Giorgio Upiglio. Carta C.M. Fabriano. Testo impresso delle Grafiche Gaiani. Esemplare n. 7 [Gambetti, 2007: "cartella rara e preziosa"]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        THE ALEXANDRIA QUARTET Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive and Clea

      London: Faber and Faber. 1962. First single volume edition. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Limited to 500 copies. Bound in the publisher?'s orange boards, with original acetate and black and gold slipcase. A fine copy, with the slightest of fading to the spine. Housed in a purpose-made folding box. The author had always intended the Alexandria Quartet to be read as one novel. This printing also allowed him to correct and amend the text of the first editions.

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
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        ON HER MAJESTY’S SECRET SERVICE Inscribed Presentation Copy of the first edition together with the marked up Uncorrected Proof Copy

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1962 & 1963. First edition, first printing together with the Uncorrected Proof Copy. The first an inscribed presentation copy. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A very good copy, in the very good rubbed and nicked original dustwrapper. Not price-clipped. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper ?"To Aubrey / who wrote some of it! / From Ian?". The uncorrected proof copy; bound in the publisher?'s original card covers, in dustwrapper. A very good copy in the very good rubbed and nicked oversized proof dustwrapper which differs considerably from the published version. Laid in is a typed letter from Jonathan Cape chairman Michael Howard to Aubrey Forshaw. Dated 10th December 1962, it reads, ?"I finally got Ian to adopt a more intelligible variant of the offending back axle passage in O. H. M. S. S. and I have checked that all the literals you marked have been corrected in the press proof. I have an idea you said you wanted your proof back and therefore return it herewith...?" Provenance: Aubrey Forshaw, Managing Director of Pan Books, publisher of the James Bond novels in paperback and Ian Fleming?'s expert for technical information concerning James Bond?'s cars. It was in this respect that he was asked by Fleming to read the proof of On Her Majesty?'s Secret Service and correct any errors. ?"The offending back axle passage?" referred to in Michael Howard?'s letter appears on page 23, with Aubrey?'s corrections in pencil to the margins. Further corrections, suggestions and typographical errors appear in the margins elsewhere, all of which are adopted to the first edition text. An outstanding presentation and association, and genuine working manuscript of the tenth James Bond novel.

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
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        Lord of Thunder

      Harcourt, Brace, and World, 1962. First. Hard Cover. Used; Good/Good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR VERY RARE SIGNED FIRST EDITION. Some foxing and small tears (tape-repaired) to DJ; last page has been repaired by pasting the last paragraph onto the bottom. A fairly early novel from the recently deceased, prolific and much beloved author.

      [Bookseller: Books Music Videos 4 U]
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        Cover Her Face

      London, Faber and Faber,, 1962. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in royal blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first impression. The author's scarce first book, introducing Detective Inspector Dalgliesh.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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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        THE DROWNED WORLD

      Victor Gollancz Ltd, London 1962 - Octavo, boards. "A marvelous culmination of the long British tradition of disaster stories." - Barron (ed.): Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 4-37. Scarce. Fine in fine price-clipped dust jacket. (2102) First British and First hardcover edition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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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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        THE HILL OF DIONYSUS: A SELECTION

      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.

      [Bookseller: Brooklyn Books]
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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"

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        FLYING A RED KITE. Signed.

      Ryerson, Toronto 1962 - Hood, Hugh. FLYING A RED KITE. Stories. Signed. Toronto: Ryerson, (1962). 8vo., 239pp. Grey cloth covered boards with red stamped spine titles. First edition of the author's First Book. With a blurb by Robert Weaver on the rear panel of the dust jacket. One of Hood's personal copies. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "This is an 'author's' copy / of the first edition / October 26th, 1962 / with complements / and best wishes of / Hugh". A fine copy in like dustwrapper showing very light use. A much nicer than usual copy in a most desirable state.$1175.00 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Carpe Diem Fine Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Umweg durch die Wüste.,

      Kassel : Oncken Verl., 1962 - 167 S. ; Exemplar in gutem Zustand. Original Schutzumschlag dieser jedoch mit kleinen Mängeln ! k1946d Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 400 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel]
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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'.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis - Paulbooks]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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