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        Johann Melchior Dinglinger: Der Goldschmied des Deutschen Barock, Zwei Bände (Two Volume Set)

      Gebr. Mann Verlag, Berlin, 1962. Volume I and II; 1 to 300 and 301 to 432 pages, 453 black and white illustrations throughout. Minor fading to the dustjacket covers spines, otherwise fine. Minor wear and discoloration to the cardboard slipcase. Text is in German. Deutscher Verein für Kunstwissenschaft E.V.. Anhang, Urkunden, Bildnisse, Werke. Quellen, Personenverzeichnis, Abbildungsnachweis und Stammtafel.. Cloth with Board Slipcase. Fine Condition/Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Exquisite Corpse, Booksellers]
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        Metafisikal Translations. Signed Copy

      Kelpra Studio, London 1962 - [46]p.45 pages of black and white screenprints.300mm x 210mm (12" x 8").The first book by British sculptor, collagist, printmaker, writer, and one of the founders of the British pop art movement. Printed for the artist by the Kelpra Studio. The Kelpra Studio was pivotal in the development of the screenprinting medium throughout the 1960s and 1970s, and worked with other artists including Richard Hamilton, Patrick Caulfield and Peter Blake. From the library of the late Robert Lenkienwicz. G : in good condition. Card covers with some minor marks and creases. Sellotape and numbered label (private library) to bottom of spine. Contents very clean and binding sound. Pencil signature of the artist to ffep dated London 1962 White laminated card covers with red screen printed title

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada/Cahiers de la Societe Bibliographique du Canada

      Toronto: The Bibliographical Society of Canada/La Societe bibliographique du Canada 1962-2010. 66 vols.: 1: 56, [12]; 2: 86; 3: 62, 34; 4: 89, 23, 15; 5: 105, 28; 6: 31, 52; 7: 60; 8: 85; 9: 76; 10: 99; 11: 100; 12: 125; 13: 133; 14: 150; 15: 98; 16: 84; 17: 107; 18: 126; 19: 125; 20: 93; 21: 108; 22: 136; 23: 120; 24: 123; 25: 190; 26: 211; 27: 145; 160; 28: 135; 29/1: 69; 29/2: 88; 30/1: 93; 30/2: 76; 31/1: 116; 31/2: 76; 32/1: 80; 32/2: 81-199; 33/1: 104; 33/2: 105-225; 34/1: 104; 34/2: 105-221: 35/1: 136; 35/2: 137-238; 36/1: 84; 36/2: 152; 37/1: 96; 37/2: 97-104; 38/1: 149; 38/2: 142; 39/1: 123; 39/2: 125; 40/1: 111; 40/2:140; 41/1: 150; 41/2: 118; 42/1: 115; 42/2: 109; 43/1: 105; 43/2: 121; 44/1: 141; 44/2: 112; 45/1: 134; 45/2: 232; 46/1: 139; 46/2: 269; 47/1: 142; 47/2: 226 p. 22 cm. Hundreds of photos, tables, charts, maps, pages from printed books, etc. Nos. 1 (1962) to 46 (2008) complete. Also nos. 47/1 (2009) and 48/1 (2010). Also includes a copy of Colloquium III (1978). Soft covers have a little light soiling and thumbing. A few sunned spines on later coloured volumes. Nos. 5 & 28 have ink notations on spine, no. 7 has dark marks on front cover, red print on cover of no. 27 appears to have "bled" a little, no. 41/1 has especially soiled rear, no. 42/2 has pages a little bent at top. Pencil note 30/1 p. 93. Otherwise, insides pristine. Contains the Constitution of the Society, meeting minutes, directories of members, articles on the tribulations of biblographers, the teaching of bibliography, bookbinding, printing, the book trade, book reviews, and items on such authors as Mark Twain, Charles Darwin, Louis Hemon, Stephen Leacock, Catharine Parr Traill, Pauline Johnson, L. M. Montgomery, Lewis Carroll, George Orwell, Alice Munro, etc. Contributors include Carl Spadoni, Marie Tremaine, Elizabeth Hulse, Joan Winearls, J. M. S. Careless, Samuel Trosow, etc.

      [Bookseller: Attic Books]
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        The Tin Drum

      New York: Pantheon, 1962. First American edition of the author's first novel. Octavo, original red cloth. Signed by the author. Slip laid in from the publisher, "with our compliments", most likely a review copy. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with just a touch of wear to the extremities. A very sharp copy. When Günter Grass published "The Tin Drum" in 1959 it was as if German literature had been granted a new beginning after decades of linguistic and moral destruction. Within the pages of this, his first novel, Grass recreated the lost world from which his creativity sprang, Danzig, his home town, as he remembered it from the years of his infancy before the catastrophe of war. Here he comes to grips with the enormous task of reviewing contemporary history by recalling the disavowed and the forgotten: the victims, losers and lies that people wanted to forget because they had once believed in them. At the same time the novel breaks the bounds of realism by having as its protagonist and narrator an infernal intelligence in the body of a three-year-old, a monster who overpowers the fellow human beings he approaches with the help of a toy drum. The unforgettable Oskar Matzerath is an intellectual whose critical approach is childishness, a one-man carnival, dadaism in action in everyday German provincial life just when this small world becomes involved in the insanity of the great world surrounding it. It is not too audacious to assume that "The Tin Drum" will become one of the enduring literary works of the 20th century" (The Swedish Academy).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Dead Cert

      London: Michael Joseph, 1962. First UK edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Noted jockey’s debut novel. Signed on title page. Light shelf wear, ends of spine rolled, paper has darkened slightly, previous owner’s name on FFE – ‘N.A. Eccles Yew Tree House Winchelsea 1962’ in green ink, the number ‘60’ faintly visible at top corner of FFE in light red pencil; heavy wear to edges of jacket, chipping and rubbing, darkened at spine and fore edges, a few short tears to edges, front artwork still colorful.

      [Bookseller: Seattle Mystery Bookshop]
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        The making of el Cid

      The Campeador Press, Madrid 1962 - 38x27 Edición de 500 ejemplares Libro editado para la promoción de la película, con numerosas fotografías del rodaje, actores, publicidad, etc. 64pp Inglés Libro Este último con algunas pintadas a pluma Tela editorial con sobrecubierta y estuche

      [Bookseller: Librería Salambó]
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        Champagne and Shoes. An Essay on John T. Little's Coloma Emporium with an Original Double Leaf from Its Journal: 1850-1851

      San Francisco: Peregrine Press, 1962. Quarto. 20pp. One of 76 copies printed and illustrated by Henry Evans at the Peregrine Press for the Porpoise Bookshop. With illustrations throughout in pale terracotta. This leaf book explores the contents of a journal recording the business of a Gold Rush-era shop owned by John T. Little. The original double leaf from the journal is dated June 1851 on the first three pages, and July 1851 on the last page. The leaf records purchases, including hats and gloves, clay pipes, wine, brandy, and all kinds of comestibles. The accompanying text by Kenneth M. Johnson describes the history of Coloma, California, where the store was located, and the emporium itself, which, as the title suggests, sold everything from champagne to shoes. Spine faintly sunned, else fine in blue boards and housed in the original blue slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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      New York:: Ivan Obolensky Inc.,. (1962).. 8vo. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by Kent on a preliminary blank. x, 302, [6] pp.. Green cloth binding, with silver stamped lettering to spine. Map eps. Dust jacket, with artwork by Kent.. A VG+ book in a similar jacket, which has a slightly sun-tanned spine. panel.. Inscribed by Kent "to my honored friend Maxwell Geismar", an influential critic of the milieu, and no doubt politically kindred spirit to Kent. . Drawings by Kent.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Bulletin de liaison saharienne (du n°1 au n°46 moins les n°4/19/26/27/38)

      Carbonel Jules,Imprimerie Imbert,Imprimerie Typo-Litho 1962 - Série de 'Bulletin de liaison saharienne' (Imprimerie Imbert à Alger puis Imprimerie Typo-Litho et J. Carbonel à Alger), du n°1 au n°46 moins les numéros suivants : 4/19/26/27/38. On joint à l'ensemble le numéro des tables générales des matières correspondant à ces numéros 1 à 46 ; Bon état pour cette très belle série. Bulletin de liaison saharienne

      [Bookseller: Abraxas-libris]
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        Poules à la Tamburi. Aquarelle originale signée de Orfeo Tamburi sur le livre d'or du restaurant Camille Renault

      Puteaux, 1962. Dessin. Illus. by Orfeo Tamburi. Très bon. Aucune reliure. Signé par l'illustrateur. Datée du 29 avril 1962. 32,5 x 25 cm. Beau lavis d'aquarelles. D'autres signatures au verso. Grand collectionneur et mécène, Camille Renault (1904-1984) tint le restaurant "Big Boy" à Puteaux de 1925 à 1967. Une boîte contenant papier, pinceaux et aquarelle y était à disposition pour les clients, artistes débutants ou confirmés, amis, voisins ou de passage..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Nomina et Virtvtes Balneorvm sev de Balneis Pvteoluvm et Balarvm Codice Angelico 1474

      Rome: Istituto Pligraficodello Stato, 1962 97 page illustrated paperbound booklet and leather book with leather ties, color and gilt illustrations, tissue guards, about 7 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches, in custom box which is a bit dingy, books very good. . Leather. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Duttenhofer's Books]
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        Gaiyu dobutsutan"

      NP: n.p., (1962). Limited Edition. Hardcover. Oblong octavo, approximately 7-1/2 x 10". [24pp]. Half cloth with pastepaper boards, in a paper-covered drop-back box with a printed label on the upper cover; box showing a little wear, but the book is fine. // A major Japanese printmaker of the twentieth-century, Jun'ichiro Sekino traveled on several occasions to the United States, and this 'travel' book was completed just before his visit to the Pacific Northwest in 1963, when he taught printmaking at Oregon State University. This work has six full-page multi-colored woodblock prints, each signed in pencil, of iconic 'neighborhood views' of Venice, Paris, Belgian and US cities. The other 16 pages, many with text letterpressed over his images, are illustrated or decorated with two and three color images in the background. Printed in an edition of 250 copies (this is number 153) and signed by the artist. Rare. Image or additional images available upon request

      [Bookseller: Wessel & Lieberman Booksellers ABAA]
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      Editions Gallimard,, Paris, 1962 - Albums de la Pléiade. N° 01. Iconographie réunie et commentée par J.-A. Ducourneau. 340 pp. in-12, Reliure d'éditeur plein cuir (mouton [basane]), coloris havane, sous jaquette, Rhodoïd et emboîtage.

      [Bookseller: alphabets]
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        Menu for La Colomba

      Venezia: La Colomba, 1962. 13 x 13 inch single sheet with screen printed typo-pictorial design in colors. Verso with food offerings and prices. A menu designed by the important Belgian surrealist, probably created for the famed art bistro's design contest, and quite possibly a mock-up. Signed and dated 1962 by Mesens in the lower left hand corner. This is further inscribed in 1964 by Mesens to his long time friend and accomplice, the surrealist jazz musician and all around bohemian and eccentric George Melly. "For Diana and George, who should go to eat by gondola in Venezia! Look at the prices. . . Ted. 1964." A fantastic association. Melly was introduced to surrealism by Mesens, and worked for a time in his important surrealist gallery in London, where he developed a close and complicated three-way relationship with Mesens and his wife Sybil. Melly would go on to write the biography of Mesens, entitled "Don't Tell Sybil." The "Diana" of the inscription is Diana Moynihan, George's second wife. Folded twice, with overall creasing, still about very good. Likely unique.

      [Bookseller: Rabelais - Fine Books on Food, Wine & th]
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        CATCH - 22. [In the First State Dust Jacket]

      London:: Jonathan Cape,, 1962. Fine. A Fine hardback First British Edition First Printing in a Near Fine Dust Jacket with minimal soil. In First State Dust Jacket with excerpt from the book on rear panel and no reviews of the book. 8vo. 443 pp.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        Los Pliegos Poeticos de la Coleccion del Marques de Morbecq (Siglo XVI): Edicion en facsimile, precedida de un estudio bibliografico: [In Spanish] No. 254 of a limited edition of 300 copies;

      Madrid, Estudios Bibliograficos, 1962.. HARDBACK, original brown cloth with gilt lettering and rules on purple spine label, pages: 353, [i], top edges red, many woodcut illus. cr. 4to. 165mm x 232mm (6.5" x 9.25"), ex-academic library, with plates on front fixed end-paper, small stamp on title-page, last page and bottom edge only, ink no. on spine, covers and spine label slightly rubbed, head, tail and top corners lightly bumped, otherwise a very fine, clean copy. 1.4Kg. This is a heavy item and will incur additional postage, shipping costs to an address in the UK would be around £5.00.

      [Bookseller: Baldwin's Scientific Books]
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        Wise Blood

      New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy,, 1962. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge dyed orange. With the dust jacket. A beautiful copy in the dust jacket with faded spine panel. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Helen Nash, with cheers, Flannery O'Connor". Wise Blood, O'Connor's first novel, was originally published in 1952; this is a later printing. It appears that Nash knew O'Connor's good friend Maryat Lee, who requested this inscription. On 17 August 1962, O'Connor wrote to Lee that "Book on way - a donation to the cause if there is a cause if not, spectacle est gratui anyhow. I put to Helen Nash & after it was wrapped up I got to worrying if it shouldn't have been Dr. Helen Nash, but it was done wrapped up. I ain't supposed to know she's a doctor". Lee was a supporter of the Civil Rights Movement, and Nash (1921–2012) was a pioneering African American doctor, becoming in 1949 the first African American to join the staff of the St. Louis Children's Hospital. Inscriptions of any type by O'Connor are rare.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Jerusalem Windows

      Monte Carlo; (1962): Andre Sauret 210pp., two original color lithographs, text and notes by Jean Leymarie, translated from the French by Elaine Desautels, printed by Mourlot Freres, bound by Draeger Freres in light gray cloth lettered in black, spine lettering black. A fine, bright copy in fine color pictorial dust jacket. A superb copy.. Tall Quarto.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB]
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        Cover Her Face

      NY: Scribners, 1962. 1st, brick cloth, vg (slt. cocked, discolored top edge) in vg dj w/ $3.95 price. Dj has minor wear and one short tear at top of spine, and a wrinkle aat the bottom of the rear panel. 254 pp. SIGNED on the title page.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover.

      [Bookseller: Page One, Too; Antiquarian Books]
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        DEATHS FOR THE LADIES: And Other Disasters.

      Putnam Sons (1962)., New York: - First edition, paperwraps issue, of this "run of poems, short poems, very short poems, and turns of prose." From the collection of Adeline Lubell-Naiman. INSCRIBED with an elaborate drawing "The critic pursued by a theme [large scribbled drawing spanning inside front cover and first leaf] Love / (that is to say lustility [sic] and housefection [sic] to Lucky and Adeline) / Norman." This paperwraps issue came out at the same time as the small hardback printing. Very good. Adeline Lubell-Naiman was the editor instrumental in the eventual publication of THE NAKED AND THE DEAD. In 1946, while an editor at Little, Brown, Lubell-Naiman convinced Mailer to submit the first 200 pages of THE NAKED AND THE DEAD, which she talked up to her publisher. Unfortunately, she was also the one to suggest historian and critic Bernard DeVoto read the manuscript--he recommended not publishing. But Mailer submitted it to Rinehart, who published the book in 1948. Over the years, Lubell-Naiman remained close friends with Mailer and his wives. In the summer of 1968 she even played the role of "Adeline McCarthy," a president of a women's college in Mailer's film "Maidstone" (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center website). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush, member ABAA]
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        The White House

      Washington: White House Historical Association, 1962. Limited to 75 copies of which this is number 45. Original red leather. Inscribed by President Kennedy "For Michael Forrestal With warm personal regards John Kennedy Christmas 1962". Also signed by Jacqueline Kennedy. The recipient Michael Forrestal was Kennedy's national security advisor and later served as a senior member of the National Security Council until 1965. The initials of the recipient "MVF" embossed on the front panel. In very good condition. Housed in a custom quarter morocco clamshell box. A wonderful association and inscription.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        John Kennedy Appoints His Director Of The Bureau Of The Budget

      DS. 1pg. 22? x 18 ½?. December 17, 1962. Washington. A large commission signed ?John F. Kennedy? as President and co-signed ?Dean Rusk? as Secretary of State. The President appointed Kermit Gordon to be his ?Director of the Bureau of the Budget?. Such high level Kennedy appointments scarcely come on the market. This one has a dark Kennedy signature and an official circular seal in the lower left. The document is framed in black wood and is in very fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Stuart Lutz Historic Documents, Inc.]
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        Kennedy Says the U.S. Must "grasp the opportunities and meet the challenges which confront us as a nation and as leaders in the free world."

      Kennedy Says the U.S. Must "grasp the opportunities and meet the challenges which confront us as a nation and as leaders in the free world.".& In 1962, Kennedy's greatest economic worry was the country's balance-of-payments. The United States was buying more than it was selling - and the international trade deficit of $5 billion dollars weaked the value of the currency, risked inflation, and gave foreign nations the power to claim their debts in gold. (Today it is $763.6 billion. What would JFK think of that!). In order to strengthen the currency and ameliorate these problems, Kennedy needed to boost trade. He wanted the authority to negotiate lower tariffs, and he wanted power, too, to compensate American workers whose jobs would be lost to foreign competition. This was the basis of the Trade Expansion Act, introduced in his January State of the Union Message - and which would eventually see passage nine months later. But in May, the issue was far from settled; here the President stumps for the Act, shoring up support as he praises its benefits.& & Typed Letter Signed as President, on green White House letterhead, Washington, May 24, 1962. "Thank you for your telegram in support of the trade program which was presented to me at the dinner of the Coordinating Council of Organizations on International Trade Policy last week. I appreciate your interest and that of your State in the enactment of strong new trade legislation which will enable us to grasp the opportunities and meet the challenges which confront us as a nation and as leaders in the free world."

      [Bookseller: The Raab Collection]
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        MODERN JAPANESE PRINT. AN APPRECIATION, with Ten Original Prints

      1962. Fine. MICHENER, JAMES A. THE MODERN JAPANESE PRINT, An Appreciation. With Ten Original Prints by Hiratsuka Un'ichi, Maekawa Sempan, Mori Yoshitoshi, Watanabe Sadao, Kinoshita Tomio, Shima Tamami, Azechi Umetaro, Iwami Reika, Yoshida Masaji, Maki Haku. Rutland: Tuttle, (1969). One of 510 numbered copies. It is signed by Michener on a slip which is tipped-in at the colophon and illustrated with ten large, hand-printed and hand-signed plates by the artists. The plate blocks were destroyed upon completion of the edition. A cloth-bound folio volume housed in a wooden slipcase; it is titled in English and Japanese (the Japanese reads "Sosaku Hanga", that is "creative prints") on both the cloth cover and on the wooden slipcase. The artists and the prints in this volume have become increasingly collectible since the early 1960s, when this book was produced. In consequence, many of the copies have been cannibalized for the prints. Complete copies like this one are unusual. The spine is slightly sunned, internally very fine.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        The Spy Who Loved Me

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1962. First edition. Octavo, original black boards titles to the spine in silver. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with a single closed tear to the rear panel. A very bright copy of the tenth novel in the James Bond series. In light of the novel's immense presence as a classic thriller, it's amusing to learn that it was at first poorly received. The novel was banned in several countries due to its heightened sexual writing. The reception was so bad that Fleming wrote to Michael Howard of the Jonathan Cape publishing company to explain why he wrote the book: "I had become increasingly surprised to find my thrillers, which were designed for an adult audience, being read in schools, and that young people were making a hero out of James Bond ... So it crossed my mind to write a cautionary tale about Bond, to put the record straight in the minds particularly of younger readers ... the experiment has obviously gone very much awry" (Chancellor 2005). Upon Fleming's request, no reprints were made until after his death in 1964.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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      [New York]: (New Directions), (1962). First Edition. Hardcover. Minor wear and soiling. Much better than usual. Near Fine. One of 500 unnumbered copies SIGNED by the author on the colophon page. An uncommon autograph due in part to Merton's early and tragic death as well as his monastic life. A notoriously fragile book prone to spine wear, this copy is superior to most we have handled. The original acetate dustwrapper is no longer present.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        The Colossus and Other Poems

      New York: Knopf, 1962. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A fine book in a c lose to fine dust jacket. Original green cloth binding with only a couple of nicks to the jacket. The first book of poetry by Plath who dedicated the book to her husband, Ted Hughes. This book is from the library of well known Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        The Ipcress File

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1962. First British edition of the author's first novel. Octavo. Lengthily inscribed by the author. Fine in a very good plus dust jacket that shows light wear. Len Deighton's classic first novel, whose protagonist is a nameless spy - later christened Harry Palmer, was not only Deighton's first novel, it was his first bestseller and the book that broke the mould of thriller writing. "The Ipcress File helped change the shape of the espionage thriller...the prose is still as crisp and fresh as ever...there is an infectious energy about this book which makes it a joy to read, or re-read" (Sunday Times). It was made into a film in 1965 produced by Harry Saltzman and directed by Sidney J. Furie, starring Michael Caine as the protagonist.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        A Pictorial History of Jazz - People and Places From New Orleans to Modern Jazz

      New York. Crown Publishers. 1962. Bound in brown and pink cloth over boards. Small Folio. (8.5"x11") Fifth Printing. Illustrated throughout with monochrome photographs. This copy boldly inscribed in green ink on the Title Page by Louis Armstrong. Lacking original dustwrapper. A bit of minor soiling and rubbing. A Near Fine copy with a large, bright signed inscription by Armstrong.

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB]
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        Cancionero general de la Doctrina Cristiana, hecho por Juan López de Úbeda (1579, 1585, 1586). Lo publica la Sociedad de Bibliófilos Españoles, con una Introducción bibliográfica por Antonio Rodriguez-Moñino

      Madrid, 1962-1964. Dos volúmenes en 4to. mayor; 314 pp., 2 hs. y 229 pp., 1 h. Impresión sobre papel verjurado Guarro. Edición limitada (de 350 ejemplares) y nominativa. El presente ejemplar es el número 308, correspondiente a Juan Bautista Avalle-Arce. Encuadernación moderna en media tela, conservando las cubiertas originales.

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
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        In a Green Night

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1962. First edition. Octavo. Some of the usual foxing to the topedge, else near fine a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the title page. In the Green Night is a collection of poems written from 1948-1960 that attracted international attention for its exploration of the Caribbean and its history. It is but one of several publications from which Walcott has influenced the next literary generation, including Glyn Maxwell, Edward Baugh, and Adam Kirsch. Walcott was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature in 1992 and the 2011 T.S. Eliot Prize for poetry.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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      Paris: Editions Cercle D'Art,, 1962. Oblong folio. Original grey cloth, titles to front cover and spine in red. With the publisher's printed slipcase. Illustrated with 45 full page facsimile linocuts. Book near fine, slipcase toned with some soiling to the foot. First edition, first printing. The plates in this well-produced book have the look and feel of original linocuts.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A History of Greek Philosophy

      Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1962-1981. Complete in six volumes. All first editions. 8vo (6.25in.x9.25in., 165mmx240mm). Maroon cloth with blue labels to spine. Gilt titles to spine and gilt crest to front boards.Vol.1-The Earlier Presocratics and the Pythagoreans. 1962. pp, [xv], 539. Previous owner's sig. to ffep., else fine, no other defects. Light chipping to price-clipped jacket extremities, else fine.Vol.2-The Presocratic Tradition From Parmenides to Democritus. 1965. pp, [viii], 554. Previous owner's sig. to front free end paper, else fine, no defects. Lower inner corner of jacket clipped, else fine.Vol.3-The Fifth-Century Enlightenment. 1969. pp, [xvi], 544. Previous owner's sig. to front fre end paper, else text is fine, no defects. Clipped inner lower corner of jacket, else fine.Vol.4-Plato The Man and His Dialogues: Earlier Period. 1975. ISBN 0 521 20002 4. pp, [xviii], 603. Bookplate to front pastedown, else text is fine. Lightly sun faded spine of dust jacket, else fine.Vol.5-The Later Plato and the Academy, 1978. ISBN 0 521 20003 2. pp, [xvi], 539. Light bumping to top and bottom of spine, else text is fine. Light fading to unclipped dust jacket, else fine.Vol.6-Aristotle An Encounter, 1981. ISBN 0 521 23573 1. pp, [xvi], 456. Text is fine, no defects. Spine of unclipped dust jacket faded to tan. Light rubbing to jacket extremities, else near fine.

      [Bookseller: Dave Rottman Rare Books]
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        The Tin Drum

      London: Secker & Warburg,, 1962. Translated from the German by Ralph Manheim. Octavo. Original grey boards, titles and drum design to spine in gilt and red, top edge dyed red. With the dust jacket. Faint spot to upper board, spine very slightly rolled. An excellent copy in the rubbed, dulled, and toned jacket with some small nicks and tanned spine panel. First English language edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author to the Scottish writer and literary agent Giles Gordon on the front free endpaper, "For Giles Gordon, Günter Grass, London 10.10.62". With Gordon's bookplate on the front pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Tin Drum. (Translated by Ralph Manheim)

      New York: Pantheon, 1962. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. 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.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        An Unofficial Rose

      London: Chatto & Windus,, 1962. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine faded. An excellent copy in the rubbed jacket with two chips and several closed tears to the toned spine panel. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "for Katherine with love from Iris". The recipient was Katherine Watson, a close friend of Murdoch's from her Oxford days, who was written into several of Murdoch's books.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Canticum Canticorum: The Song of Songs with 30 lithographs

      Frankfurt am Main: Ars Libri Verlag, Gotthard de Beauclair, 1962. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. LIMITED EDITION of 200 in Arabic of which this is numbered 103 and SIGNED by both designer Gotthard de Beauclair and artist Gerhart Kraaz. Near Fine condition folio of unbound leaves, in Very Good original slipcase. The Berkeley Version of the Song of Songs has been chosen for this edition and is printed here with the premission of the Zondervan Publishing House in Grand Rapids Michigan. Monotype Bell Antiqua was used for the text, which was printed by Hans Christians, Hamburg; the lithographs were printed by Paul Robert Wilk, Frankfurt am Main, and the hand-made Butten is a production of Hahnemuhle in Dassel. The edition consists of 200 copies numbered in Arabic, each containing one additional lithograph, and 50 copies numbered in Roman, each with four additional lithographs. This is the English version.

      [Bookseller: Karl Books]
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        The Calculus Of Consent

      Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1962. First edition of the author's ground breaking work. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by James M. Buchanan. Light wear to the spine tips, else near fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket that has a few small closed tears and a small chip to the bottom of the front panel.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        A Wrinkle In Time

      New York: Ariel Books, 1962.. First edition of the author's Newbury award-winning novel. Octavo, original half blue cloth. An very good copy with some wear and fading to the blue portion of the cloth in a near fine dust jacket with the Newberry Medal Award sticker adhered to the front panel.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Adventures Of Tom Bombadil - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd.. Fine+ in Fine dust jacket. 1962. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A stunning First Edition/First Printing, Hammond A6a, published 22 November 1962 at 13s. 6d. With a planned print run of 10,000 copies. Very Fine condition, bright pictorial boards in Fine, bright dustjacket with only minute traces of use. Scarce in this condition, hard to see a better copy be found; The Adventures of Tom Bombadil and other verses from The Red Book, consist of 16 poems, three about Tom Bombadil himself, one about a hobbit and a troll, two about the Man in the Moon, six which represent simply "adventures", and four which are in the nature of a bestiary, familiar places to instill the feel of a Middle Earth setting .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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        William S. Burroughs SIGNED Naked Lunch First US Edition

      Grove Press, 1962. US 1st. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Grove Press, 1962. Signed directly on the title page by Burroughs! Very scarce! One of the greatest and most controversial novels in American literary history. Originally published in 1959 in Paris, it was not published in the US until 1962 due to US obscenity laws. It was the last major literary censorship battle in America. A significant, landmark work! Hardcover. Original jacket. Stated First Printing. Original black top stain. Tightly bound. Light foxing on the page edges. Jacket price ($6.00) intact. Minor edge wear. VG/VG condition.

      [Bookseller: Yeomans in the Fork]
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        The Spy Who Loved Me. (A James Bond novel)

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1962 , 1962. First Impression, State A, INSCRIBED by the author to the correspondent Jonathan Connolly. Trivial wear; a near fine copy, hosed in a custom-made leather-spined clamshell box. The tenth book in the James Bond series; A beautiful girl with a sensual past, Vivienne Michel is different from all the women 007 has known before. When she is confronted with two evil killers there is only one man who can save her -Bond himself. Gilbert A10a (1.1).

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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