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        King Rat (First Edition)

      Little, Brown & Company, Boston 1962 - First Printing. Clavell's first and most collectible work. The book is very good+, with just some slight pushing at the spine ends, very light soiling to the text block edges, a tiny dampstain to the top edge of the text block, and a barely visible erased pencil inscription to the front endpaper. The price-clipped dust jacket - which is protected by a removable Brodart archival cover - is in very good condition. There is some light wear/soiling and a few tiny professionally repaired edge tears, a small professionally repaired 1/2" closed tear near the top of the front panel, and some slight wear/very light chipping at the corners and spine ends. This of course is a very delicate paper wrapper - accounting for its scarcity - and has held up rather well. Overall a very nice collectible copy of Clavell's most difficult to find work. 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; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dexter's Book Cellar]
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        MAN RAY. EXPOSITION DE L'OEUVRE PHOTOGRAPHIQUE

      Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris 1962 - Rare plaquette ronéotypée à l'occasion de la rétrospective organisée en mai pour les soixante-dix ans du photographe. Préface de Julien Cain et texte de Jean Adhemar. Liste des oeuvres et documents exposés, commentés par Jean Adhemar et Evelyne Pasquet : des premiers clichés verre réalisés à partir de 1917, au portraits en couleurs de 1959. La couverture de ce catalogue est ornée d'une PHOTOGRAPHIE ORIGINALE de Man Ray, tirage argentique contrecollé représentant Mrs Woodman étendue entre deux formes géométrique. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie-Galerie Emmanuel Hutin]
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        The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (SIGNED PLUS SIGNED MOVIE TIE-INS- Plus NEW YORKER MAGAZINE)

      Lippincott, Philadelphia 1962 - SIGNED by Muriel Spark on a bookplate on front end page (signature only). Also includes laid-in is a photocopy of handwritten thank you letter, dated Feb. 2006, from Penelope Jardine (Ms. Spark's assistant) saying that Ms. Spark has signed and is returning the bookplates sent to her. No stated edition on copyright page. Green cloth boards with blue lettering. DJ price-clipped; mylar protected. Also laid-in is a color photo-sheet SIGNED by DAME MAGGIE SMITH (won Academy Award for her role as Jean Brodie in 1969 film). Also includes a small B&W photo image of movie poster that is SIGNED by RONALD NEAME (director of 1969 film version of novel). Also includes a bookplate SIGNED and inscribed by ROD McKUEN on dedication page--McKuen composed and sang the title song for the 1969 movie. Also comes with a original complete October 14, 1961 copy of The New Yorker Magazine. This is the first published form of famous novel, preceeding both the British Macmillian edition (published shortly after in 1961) and the 1st American Edition published by Lippincott. Also laid-in is a card SIGNED by CYNTHIA NIXON (played Brodie in 2006 Broadway production). Fine unique item for the Spark - Brodie fan or collector. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Montemarano]
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        Les violons parfois.

      Julliard 1962 - - Julliard, Paris 1962, 12,5x20cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches, tirage de tête. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        IN THE CLEARING

      New York: Holt, 1962. First Edition. Fine in fine publisher's original slipcase box.. First Edition. Poems. Copy #230 of 1500 numbered & signed by Frost. The last book Frost saw into print. 8vo cloth.

      [Bookseller: Bert Babcock - Bookseller, LLC]
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        In the Clearing.

      NY Holt Rinehart and Winston (1962) - First edition of Frost's last published collection. One of 1,500 copies signed by Frost. Printed by the Spiral Press. This collection contains "The Gift Outright," the poem that Frost recited at John F. Kennedy's inauguration, and the poem that he composed especially for the occasion, "For John F. Kennedy His Inauguration." Very fine in lightly scuffed publisher's slipcase. (Crane A41). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        IN THE CLEARING

      Holt, New York 1962 - First Edition. Poems. Copy #230 of 1500 numbered & signed by Frost. The last book Frost saw into print. 8vo cloth. Fine in fine publisher's original slipcase box. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bert Babcock - Bookseller, LLC, ABAA]
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        In The Clearing

      New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1962., 1962. Signed limited edition, number 1136. Octavo, with slipcase. Bound in brown cloth, with black label and gilt title to spine. A fine copy. Binding is fine, slipcase likewise. Internally very clean. This edition limited to fifteen hundred copies with Frost's signature. This volume numbered 1136.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Five Boyhoods: Howard Lindsay, Harry Golden, Walt Kelly, William K. Zinsser, and John Updike

      New York: Doubleday & Company. 1962. First. First edition. Illustrated. Fine in near fine dustwrapper with light general wear and a short tear. A portrait of five writers who grew up in the early part of the 20th Century. This copy Inscribed by two of the subjects, Howard Lindsay and Walt Kelly, to the editor Martin Levin, with appropriate sentiments: "Apr. 27, 1962. Martin -- all you need for a good basketball team is a referee. Thanks & Best, Walt Kelly" and "To Martin. Gratefully, Howard Lindsay." A nice association. .

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Trial and Death of Socrates. Translated. with Introductory Analyses by Benjamin Jowett. Preface by Huntington Cairns and Illustrations by Hans Erni.

      - Verona 1962. 30 : 21 cm. XIII, 275,(3) S. Mit zahlr. teils ganzseit. Illustr. von H.Erni in Schwarz, Ocker, Sepia u. Grün. Orig.-Leinen mit RTitel u. Deckelillustr. von Erni in Gold, KGrauschnitt, in Schuber. "Planned at the Officina Bodoni and printed in Verona at the Stamperia Valdonega by Giovanni Mardersteig". - Für die Mitglieder des Limited Editions Club in 1500 numerierten Exemplaren auf hervorragendem Papier gedruckt. - Druckvermerk von Mardersteig und Erni in schwarzer Tinte signiert. - Makelloses Exemplar. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        Design for the mural at the entrance to the Detroit Public Library.

      Detroit, Mich. 1962 - Gouache painting. 24 x 63.5 inches. (61 x 160 cm.). On illustration board mounted on a larger board with pencil notations relative to the future mural on the margins of the mount. Undulating due to past moisture. Literature: Millard Sheets. One-Man Renaissance by Janice Lovoos and Edmund Penney, pp. 73-74. Mural reproduced on p. 73. The commission resulted from Sheets winning the 1962 New York National Academy of Design's Edward Austin Abbey Competition. Some of the text beneath the images is different than in the final mural. For example, in the painting, a text by Nietzsche is at the far right and this is replaced by a text from Whitman in the actual mural. From the estate of Millard Sheets. Authenticated by Tony Sheets, the artist's son, on the verso. Better image available. Exhibited at: A Tapestry of Life. The World of Millard Sheets. The Millard Sheets Center for the Arts at Fairplex, Pomona, California. September 2007.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        [Manuscript]: The Cowpens -- Guilford Courthouse Campaign

      Philadelphia / New York: J.B. Lippincott Company. (1962). Typed manuscript. Loose leaves. Small quarto. Manuscript of the book along with the preliminary draft of the prelude, hand-drawn maps, notes, research and publisher query letters. The original manuscript is 221 pages with authorial, editorial, and proofreading marks throughout, with several now loose, but formerly attached edits, still near fine. Included with the manuscript: the first version of the opening chapter with an attached Signed note from the author; several groupings of research material, including typed notes, photostats, and copies, each with an attached Signed note from the author; and original publisher's correspondence proposing the book to Davis, deciding the subject, and reaction to the submitted manuscript. All fine. Also two hand-drawn maps for the book in pencil, one is reinforced with a second blank sheet of the same paper and the other is taped repaired and attached to cardboard backer, very good. The book details the Battle of Guilford Court House, a small but decisive battle in Greensboro, North Carolina during the Revolutionary War that forced the British to invade Virginia, helping undermine the British control of the South and leading Cornwallis to Yorktown and surrender. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Tir A Mhurain: Outer Hebrides

      London: MacGibbon & Kee,, 1962. With a Commentary by Basil Davidson. Quarto. Original grey cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. 106 black and white photographs. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Endpapers and margins of contents toned. An excellent copy in the price-clipped and lightly rubbed and creased jacket that is toned to the spine panel and the edge of the upper panel. First edition, first impression. "Of Paul Strand's series of studies of people and places, the Hebridean book (also published in the United States) contains the highest ratio of truly memorable images" (Parr & Badger).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        La Symphonie Pastorale. Avant propos de Jean Cocreau lettre de Catherine Gide à Jean Pierre Rémon Illustrations de Jean Pierre Raymond

      Robert Léger - Paris, Robert Léger, 1962. Tiré à 95 exemplaires celui ci un des 53 exemplaires sur vélin d'arches (N°92). 1 volume in-folio en feuilles sous couverture imprimée rempliée sous chemise et double emboitage. 160 ff, Cet ouvrage composé à la main en Erasme corps 28, dont le titre , les départs et les lettrines ont été dessinées et gravées sur bois, illustré de 25 aquarelles sous serpentes peintes par Jean Pierre Rémon. Légers frottement au dos néanmoins bon exemplaire, intérieur très frais

      [Bookseller: FG Livres]
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        Toros Y Toreros

      Aux Editions Cercle D'Art, Second Edition 1962 - Size of binding: 11 in. x 15 in. Half-title, title page in blue and red ink, 33 pages of text consisting of two essays (one in Spanish, one in French) followed by reproductions of Picasso’s work (some in color) centered on bullfighting. White textured cloth with multi-colored designs on both covers and on spine. Front end-papers are green with dates in black ink and words in red. Rear end-papers are white with date in black ink and a copy of a circular announcing a bull fight Tanning to spine. In a slipcase of paper over green textured cloth with Picasso drawings on both covers and printed title on spne. Top edge of slipcase has faded; its spine and covers shows tanning; there is a small nick to the right front edge of the case. A little wear to upper corners of slipcase. A fine copy in a very good case. Weight is 6 lbs. Postage is extra on this item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Opera Aperta [The Open Work], Forma E Interdeterminazione Nelle Poetiche Contemporanee - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Bompiani, Milano 1962 - First Edition/First Printing (1962 Casa Ed. Valentino Bompiani, Milano; Contursi A004a) with light peripheral leaf toning as usual, else Fine. White-stamped navy cloth in Nearly Fine condition, slightly soiled yellow matte dust-jacket. Publisher's blindstamp on title page as required. Inscribed and signed by Eco to his bibliographer, James Contursi. An attractive Association Copy from the personal library of Contursi. Scarce ; Eco's seminal, revolutionary work in the field of semiotics and critical theory, a collection of essays pre-dating his move toward semiotics. Opera Aperta (The Open Work) discusses the powerful concept of "openness", the artist's decision to leave arrangements of some constituents of a work to the public or to chance. In the original Italian language First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why - ABAA/ILAB]
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        Inscriptionum Hispaniae Latinarum: Supplementum :(Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum Consilio et Auctoritate Academiae Litterarum Regiae Borussicae editum Volumnis Secundi Supplementum)

      Berolini / de Gruyter 1962 - Reprint of 1892 ed, Latin language, pp lxi - cv + 51 - 1224 + back pocket with folding illus, brown cloth, leather spine with raised bands leather spine slightly frayed to edges, minor shelf wear [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Archaeology Plus]
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        The Tin Drum. (Translated by Ralph Manheim)

      Pantheon, New York 1962 - Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A near fine book in a very good plus dust jacket. Darkening to the jacket spine and some toning to the white jacket. Price of $6.95 is present on the jacket flap. Grass's first novel, one of the most acclaimed post World War II literary events. Laid into the book is a bookplate signed by Grass. Signed by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books, ABAA]
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        The Centurions

      New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, 1962. First American Edition, First Printing. In Very Good Plus condition, in a Good dust jacket, with the price of $4.95 intact. Faint spotting and light wear to side edge of page block. Cloth is edge worn and lightly soiled, with a small area of sunning corresponding to a chip in the dust jacket. The dust jacket shows edge wear, chipping, rubbing and soiling, with a chip missing from the bottom of the front panel; Chips and tears to the spine panel with mending tissue repairs from the verso; Split to bottom of spine fold. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Pablo Picasso. Les Dejeuners. Version española por Juan Cortes Vidal

      Rauter Sala Gaspar, Barcelona 1962 - tela ilustrada por Picasso bien conservada láminas con reproducciones de dibujos y telas de Picasso. . 165 págs.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA EPOPEYA]
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        Patriotic Gore: Studies in the Literature of the American Civil War

      New York: Oxford University Press 1962 - Thick 8vo., blue cloth lettered in gilt; lightly soiled dust jacket. First edition of Wilson's seminal study of the Civil War, inscribed by Wilson to Henry Thornton, the noted critic's stepson: "To Henry and Daphne, with love from Edmund." A wonderful family presentation copy [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Something Wicked This Way Comes ~ Uncorrected Proof

      Rupert Hart-Davis, London 1962 - 8vo., 128 x 195mm, 253pp. 1962. Rare Uncorrected Proof of 1st UK Edition in brown paper covers. The publisher's original brown paper cover is printed with black titles and states 'Uncorrected proof. Probable Price 18s. Probable publication date February 1963'. The covers have a few creases front and back and there is a 3mm closed tear at the top edge of the back cover. Internally, the pages are very clean. The last five leaves have creases towards the top of the fore edge and three consecutive leaves have a 3mm closed tear at the top edge. A rare proof copy of this Ray Bradbury classic in at least very good condition and now protected in a fully removable clear rigid polyester dust jacket - not shown in the images. If you would like any further information or images, please do not hesitate to ask. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Bookshelf Online]
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        Typed Letter Signed

      Gettysburg, PA: Not published, 1962. 1 page typed letter on personal stationery, signed by Eisenhower. Addressed to Jack Conlon, national commander, World Wars Tank Corps Association and dated July 2, 1962. Folded in thirds (letter). Americana, U. S. President (1953-61).. Signed. Very good+ condition.

      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA)]
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        Histoire naturelle du hibou

      Paris, éditions Denise René, 1962., 1962. En feuillets sous portefeuille à rabats.. 56/64 cm., 16 ff.. Sept proverbes de Suzanne Allen illustrés de sept sérigraphies de Mortensen signées au crayon. Tirage à 100 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches tous numérotés. Très bon état. Peintre danois, Richard Mortensen est un des pionniers de l'art abstrait au Danemark. Au début des années trente, un intérêt tout particulier pour les œuvres de Kandinsky et de Miró le porte vers le Bauhaus, le constructivisme et le surréalisme. En 1937, il organise la première exposition d'art moderne au Danemark (qui comprenait des toiles de Kandinsky, Miró, Klee, Ernst, Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Mondrian et Tanguy). Cette exposition aura un retentissement énorme. En 1947, il s'installe à Paris et vit avec le sculpteur Jacobsen à la Maison des artistes danois, à Suresnes. L'année suivante, il expose pour la première fois au Salon des Réalités nouvelles, dans les années 50, la galerie Denise-René commence à faire connaître son travail. Sa peinture redevient claire et précise dans la composition et la facture (Routot, 1955). De retour dans son pays natal, il est nommé en 1965 professeur à l'École des beaux-arts de Copenhague. A l’occasion du centième anniversaire de la naissance de l'artiste, le musée d’art de Lemvig vient d'organiser une exposition rétrospective de son œuvre. Romancière et poète, Suzanne Allen sera membre du Groupe surréaliste révolutionnaire et collaboratrice de la "Revue d'esthétique".

      [Bookseller: Librairie Traits et Caracteres]
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        The Spy Who Loved Me

      Jonathan Cape 1962 - First Edition, First Printing. A superb dustjacket that is vibrant in color with no chips or tears. This original First Issue dustjacket has the price present on the front flap with only a hint of wear to the edges. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with slight wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Las Cruces

      Madrid / Palma de Mallorca: Papeles de son Armadans. 1962. First. First separate edition. Translated by Jorge A Franco Irizarri. 12mo. String-tied decorated wrappers. Very slight age-toning on wrappers, very near fine. Spanish translation of an excerpt "The Crosses," from his novel The Cannibal. Copy number 7 of 500 numbered copies. This copy Inscribed by the author to James Laughlin: "For J. from Jack. Providence. August, 1962." OCLC locates only two copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson [ Signed By E. M. Forster ]

      Edward Arnold, London 1962 - A very good copy of the first Edward Arnold press "pocket edition," signed by E. M. Forster on the title page, where he drew a line through his printed name. Binding is hard cover. Dust-jacket is good+ with some fraying and intact tears at the extremities. The text is wholly unmarked, pristine, and the green cloth binding with gilt lettering is bright and fresh in appearance. A lovely copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Works on Paper]
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        The Spy Who Loved Me

      London: Jonathan Cape , 1962 An original copy and dust jacket with the original price of 15s.net present on front and back flap

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        Farblithographie für "Kronenhalle 1862-1922-1962".

      - 1962. Unten rechts im Stein signiert. 31,4 : 24,7 cm auf BFK Rives mit WZ, 32,5 : 50 cm. Cramer, Joan Miró. The Illustrated Books, No. 80, (nennt 2000 Ex. Als Auflage). Nach anderen Quellen erschien die Festschrift in 400 Ex. – Nicht bei Mourlot, Miró Lithographe II. – Druck im Atelier Maeght, Levallois. – Völlig unbeschnittenes Druckerexemplar auf dem ganzen Bogen. Für die Kronenhalle-Festschrift wurde die Papiergrösse auf 28,9 : 19,3 cm beschnitten. – Makelloses Exemplar. So sehr selten. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        Las Cruces

      Madrid / Palma de Mallorca: Papeles de son Armadans. 1962. First. First separate edition. Translated by Jorge A Franco Irizarri. 12mo. String-tied decorated wrappers. Very slight age-toning on wrappers, very near fine. Spanish translation of an excerpt, "The Crosses," from his novel The Cannibal. Copy number four of 500 numbered copies, but seemingly much scarcer. OCLC locates only two copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        THE JEWELS OF APTOR

      New York: Ace Books, Inc.,. [1962]. Large octavo,. fifty-one loose sheets as issued.. Fraying and short tears to edges of first two sheets, remainder fine. or nearly so. Printed on good quality proofing paper which is largely. white and not the least bit brittle. Rare. (#101346). Paged long galleys of the first edition. The author's first book, published as half of Ace Double Novel Books F173. The galleys comprise pages 5 (first page of the prologue) through 156 (last page of text), printed three pages to a sheet. There are several minor corrections in Delany's hand on the first two leaves and one minor strike through further on in the text.

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        JOAN MIRO Life and Work.

      Harry N. Abrams, n.d.[1962], New York - First edition. (The Standard Miro text.) 4to. 596pp. 1158 illustrations, including 46 color hand-tipped plates with a complete bibliography & index. A fine, fresh copy in dust jacket, of perhaps the most important Miro reference. First Edition of the English Translation. Freitag 6565. A superior example. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Le coeur de Francois Villon.

      Paris, Jean Munier et Fils, 1962 - 2°, 16 Bl., 5 Orig.-Holzschnitte, Kart., Einbd. min. angeschmutzt. Pressedruck Jean Munier et Fils. Ex. 27/55. Vom Holzschnitt-Künstler R. Renk im Impr. handsigniert. Gedichte Franz. 1200 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Naked Lunch.

      New York: Grove Press, Inc., (1962). First American edition. - Octavo, black boards backed in black cloth, pp. [xvi], 255. A hint of wear to corners else a fine bright copy in a price-clipped, first issue dust jacket (no zip code on rear panel and no roman numerals on lower spine near back panel) with a small closed tear to the front panel, and a miniscule amount of edge-wear, else very bright with no fading. An excellent copy of this high-spot of beat literature. Maynard & Miles A2b.

      [Bookseller: Robert Wright Books-ABAC/ILAB]
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        Silent Spring

      New York, NY, U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. Drawings by Lois and Louise Darling. For as long as man has dwelt on this planet, spring has been the season of rebirth, and the singing of birds. Now in some parts of America spring is strangely silent, for many of the birds are dead -- incidental victims of our reckless attempt to control our environment by the use of chemicals that poison. The author of The Sea Around Us and The Edge of the Sea questions our attempt to control the natural world about us. (Ref. #ACC-G39).. First Edition. Hard Cover Cloth. Fine/Good. 6" x 8-3/4" Tall. General.

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        Ficciones

      New York: Grove Press, Inc.,, 1962. Edited and with an Introduction by Anthony Kerrigan. Octavo. Original marbled green and yellow boards, spine lettered in green, top edge brown. With the dust jacket. Small dent to the head of the front board, internally very fresh; an excellent copy, in the slightly rubbed jacket that has some nicks and creasing to the extremities. First US edition, first printing. First published in Buenos Aires in 1956, with the English translation in the UK the same year as the US edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        [Program for]: Happy Days

      London: Royal Court Theatre. 1962. Program. Octavo. 20pp. Stapled printed wrappers. Fine with gold "First Night" sticker on front wrap. Program for the opening night (1 November 1962) of the play. Inscribed by Beckett, "for Edwin Erbe cordially, Samuel Beckett Nov. 1962." Erbe was the Director of Publicity for New Directions. Scarce. .

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

      Harper & Row, New York 1962 - First American edition. Stain at the base of the spine else very good in poor dustwrapper with the stain visible on rear panel, and some tape repairs. Inscribed by Arthur C. Clarke to his protege, one-time secretary, and longtime friend Ian Macauley, who was the dedicatee of his first hardcover novel (*Islands in the Sky*): "To Ian with my very best wishes. Arthur, New York 3 May '64." Macauley was an award-winning *New York Times* journalist, who also edited Clarke's book of collected essays, *Greetings, Carbon-Based Bipeds!* (2000). Clarke wrote the last chapter of *Childhood's End* while visiting Macauley in Atlanta in 1952, where he was reportedly greatly influenced by their discussions. A splendid association copy, and not a book one usually finds signed by Clarke. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        [Poster]: The Day of the Triffids

      USA: Allied Artists. 1962. Movie poster insert, measuring 14" x 35.75." Very good or better with three non-color breaking horizontal creases, some light wear at the edges and a couple of tiny oxidation spots. The insert poster for the 1962 cult classic, sci-fi film based on the book by John Wyndham starring Howard Keel and Nicole Murray. A wonderfully creepy image reprinted numerous times over the years. Our research could not locate another original poster (or reprint for that matter) which matches this exact layout with the oversized title box occupying the entire lower portion and with a reference to the original book. Scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Alexandria Quartet. Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive, Clea.

      London: Faber and Faber, 1962 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in red morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to to turn-ins, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. Signed limited edition, one of 500 numbered copies. Durrell's enduring masterpiece. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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