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        The Lord of the Rings, 1st UK Edition, With Publishers Slipcase

      Allen & Unwin, 1962. First Edition. Original Cloth. J.R.R. Tolkien. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien. Published by George Allen & Unwin, early 1960's set of the UK 1st Editions. The Fellowship of the Ring is a 13th impression published in 1963. The Two Towers is a 9th impression published in 1962. The Return of the King is a 9th impression published in 1962. An exceptionally well preserved set of first editions of this classic of fantasy literature. The set is housed in the original publishers off white slipcase with the label on one side. The slipcase shows some very light rubbing to the edges, no bumps to the corners, very nice and bright condition, only very lightly soiled. It has done a wonderful job and protected the books from any damage. No previous owners name, nor any other marks or writing to the books. Each book has a small tape ghost to the front free endpaper, from the original protectors which were taped together, and did a marvelous job of protecting the dustjackets. Overall this set is in Near Fine condition, besides the tape ghosts, no other faults noted. There is absolutely no foxing or offsetting in any of the books. The text block is clean and bright, edges are also clean & bright. The red topstain is clean, without any fading. The exterior cloth is extremely clean, with the gilt untarnished and bright. The books look unread, are still clean and tight, and the maps are attached, and in excellent condition, no extra folds or tears noted. The dustjackets are in fabulous shape with no chips or tears to the edges. None are price clipped and are the original and correct impression for all three books. A very light amount of tanning, much less than is common, to the spines, but no fading of the red lettering as often found. A beautiful matched original set, virtually without fault. No shelf wear to the edges, lightest of soiling to the label. A fabulous set for the collector, difficult to find in this lovely condition. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Near Fine / Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: The Tolkien Bookshelf]
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        The Lord of the Rings. Being: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King

      London: George Allen and Unwin. 1962, 1962. 3 vols. Publisher's red cloth, gilt titles, top edge red. Edges bright, internally clean. Dustwrappers with a little wear, some toning to spine. No inscriptions or price clipping. An attractive, near fine copy. ALL FIRST EDITIONS, later impressions; 'Fellowship' is twelfth, 'Two Towers' and 'Return' are the ninth impression, all volumes dated 1962 and housed in the publisher's original printed card slip-case (a little worn). see Hammond & Anderson [A5]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Adventures of Tom Bombadil and Other Verses from the Red Book

      London: Allen & Unwin. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1962. First Edition. First Printing. Hardcover. Jacket tips are rubbed with a bit of color worn off. Jacket is unclipped, . showing the original price of 13s 6d. Pictorial dust jacket is bright and . beautiful, now in mylar sleeve. Matching pictorial boards have the same . defect and are also bright and beautiful. Faint and light partial crease . to ffep. The half-title page and title page also have a faint, light . horizontal crease mark, which must have occurred during the binding . process. No other defects. . The book consists of 16 verses written by . Hobbits, at least one by Bilbo Baggins, several others by Sam Gamgee, and . at least one by Frodo. Although the book is not without defects, they are . quite minor. This is a lovely copy of the true first edition. . 8vo 8" - . 9" tall. 64 pages. Fantasy. Modern Literature. Lord Of The Rings. Hobbits .

      [Bookseller: Sweet Beagle Books]
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        A BOOK OF JOY. + A BOOK OF BEAUTY. + A BOOK OF DELIGHTS. An Anthology of Words and pictures compiled by John Hadfield

      Vista Books. London.,1962/3. THREE VOLUMES. Large 8vo. (8.1 x 6.1 inches). Book of Joy is a First Collected edition, the other two are reprints. Each volume illustrated throughout with 64 illustrations, many in full colour. A fine, clean set which have been finely bound, by Zaehnsdorf of London, in full green, brown and blue morocco. Spines with raised bands, each with gilt piping along the ridge. Compartments ruled and lettered in gilt. Boards with single gilt ruled borders, the front boards all with the book title stamped within a decorative border, all in gilt. Original decorative endpapers bound in. The inner boards edges have elaborate gilt decoration. All edges gilt. Housed in a blue cloth covered slip case. A little darkening to the spine of the Book of Delights but overall a fine trio, in beautiful fine leather bindings, of this interesting series of anthology volumes, each containing verse, essays, short stories and quotes. A wonderful presentation.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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      New York: Bernard Geis Associates, 1962 First Edition Signed by Brendan Behan and Paul Hogarth to the title page. A fine copy in brown cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a near fine pictorial dustwrapper, showing a touch of use. 8vo. 192 pp. A charming and witty tour of Ireland by one of her finest authors.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Derriere Le Miroir. No. 132, June 1962

      Paris: Maeght, 1962. First edition. Original Wraps. Orig. illustrated wrappers. Very good/No Dust Jacket. Chagall, Marc. Folio, 38 x 29 cm. Text in French by Yves Bonnefoy, "Le religion de Chagall." Cover and double-paged illustrations are color lithographs, plus 85 small black and white lithographs in the Chroniques section. Backstrip chipped.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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      New York: The Viking Press, 1962. pp: [6]7-120. Pictorial reddish dust jacket, author and title in white, pictorial rear panel. Bound in rust coloured cloth boards, title and border in black to top board and spine, top edge stained rust, all edges trimmed, and pictorial endpapers. This copy has been INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY STEINBECK on the half-title page. The book is fine. The dust jacket has minimal rubbing along the edges and light sunning to the spine. There are two small marks to the rear panel.. Signed by Author. Fourth Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Wesley Dennis. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: MAPLE RIDGE BOOKS]
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        The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie SIGNED

      Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1962. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. First USA edition, Lippincott 1962. SIGNED & INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO HILARY RUBINSTEIN "with warmest Wishes Muriel Spark". Very Good copy slightly darkened to spine ends. DJ has tape repairs to verso, several closed tears and losses to both ends of the spine. Corners rubbed and chipped.

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        A Clockwork Orange

      London: Heinemann, 1962.. First edition. Octavo, original black boards, titles to spine in gilt. Fine in an near fine first issue price-clipped dust jacket and with the wide flaps showing light wear to the spine extremities. Signed by the author on the title page. Rare signed.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Cello Player, Ink and Watercolor Painting

      Doris Totten Chase Seattle, Washington: Doris Totten Chase, 1962. First Edition. Glass Frame. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Seattle, Washington: Doris Totten Chase, 1962. First Edition. Glass Frame. Doris Totten Chase. Original Ink and Watercolor painting by Doris Totten Chase. Featuring a cello player painted over a page of sheet music, this original painting is signed D. Chase, '62. The painting measures 12 1/2 inches by 9 3/4 inches; the frame measures 20 inches by 17 inches. A striking image, of a cellist absorbed in his music. Doris Totten Chase (1923-2008) was a Seattle born painter, educator and sculptor; a member of the Northwest School (whose members included Mark Tobey and Morris Graves), Totten's early northwest paintings often featured musicians painted in blocks of color. This original, signed ink and watercolor painting is in Very good condition. Extra postage will be required to mail this painting safely. (painting).

      [Bookseller: Anderson's Books and Prints]
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      London: Faber And Faber, 1962 Durrell, Lawrence. THE ALEXANDRIA QUARTET; JUSTINE, BALTHAZAR, MOUNTOLIVE & CLEA. Signed. London: Faber and Faber, 1962. First one volume edition, revised limited to 500 signed & numbered copies. 8vo., 884pp. Publisher's salmon-orange cloth covered boards, bevelled edges, with leather title-label on spine. Top edge gilt. Includes a short Preface by the author, written for this edition: ''It has been possible, for this edition, to correct a number of small slips pointed out by readers and critics, and also to add some small passages which were cut out of the original volumes in the MS. stage. A fine lovely example in the publisher's original unlettered acetate dustwrapper & in the publisher's patterned black & gold paper covered card slipcase showing some minor use. An extremely good copy.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The Alexandria Quartet: Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive, Clea

      London: Faber 1962., 1962. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION, being the first single volume edition. one of 500 copies. Bound in original orange cloth-covered boards, blocked in black and gold, with publisher's clear plastic wrapper, housed in a black and gold patterned slipcase. A fine copy, with the merest hint of fading to the spine. The box is slightly rubbed to the open edge. Lawrence Durrell won the 1974 James Tait Black Memorial Prize, founded in memory of a partner in the publishing house of A. and C. Black Ltd., and one of the oldest and most prestigious book awards in Britain. The Indian-born expatriate British novelist's famous tetralogy, set in Egypt, before and during World War II.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Alexandria Quartet. Compromising Justine', 'Balthazar', 'Mountolive' and 'Cleo'. (SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)'

      Faber, London, 1962. The special edition of the first single-volume edition, limited to 500 numbered and signed copies. A short preface by Durrell details a few minor textual alterations. 884pp. Orange buckram lettered and ruled in gold at spine and with a black hand motif to upper board. Cloth at backstrip lightly faded, else in fine state with original unprinted protector and decorated slipcase, a little chafed at extremities. Marred only by a somewhat over bold former owner gift inscription to front endpaper.. Signed by Illustrator(s). Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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        Pale Fire

      New York: Putnam, 1962.. First edition. Octavo, original black boards. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a small single closed tear to the bottom of the rear panel.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Un éventail

      Editions Leda, Paris, 1962. Jaime Sabartes. Un éventail. 1962, Portfolio with a foreword of Jaime Sabartes, 10 pochoirs realized by Daniel Jacomet (7 in colors) and a lithograph in colors printed by Mourlot, after works (1905 to 1914) by Picasso. Editions Leda, Paris. Edition : 200 copies + LX (60) copies H.C. The lithograph and pochoirs have various sizes. Size of the portfolio : 35 x 48 cm. Condition : Folder with minimal defects, internally in very good condition. Ref. : Monod Vol. II n° 9080.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA-ILAB)]
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        Opera Aperta [Signed] [The Open Work] Forma E Interdeterminazione Nelle Poetiche Contemporanee

      Milano: Bompini, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. A Near Fine copy of the first edition, first printing -- 1962 Casa Ed. Valentino Bompiani, Milano; Publisher's blindstamp to the title page as required (expected toning to the pages), in a Near Fine dust jacket (expected toning, small tear to the top of the front panel), SIGNED BY UMBERTO ECO on the title page; Umberto Eco’s groundbreaking work on semiotics which contributed greatly to an important new approach in contemporary semiotics, usually referred to as "interpretative semiotics". In this work, Eco argues that a literary text is best when it is a field of meaning which is internally dynamic and psychologically engaged (i.e. an "open" text), rather than a mere string of meaning that limits the reader's potential understanding to a single, unequivocal line (i.e. a "closed text"). Of the two types, the "open text" is thus the superior and most rewarding of the two, being active among mind, society, and life. Signed copies of the first edition are exceptionally difficult to find. The book played a notable role in Umberto Eco's relationship with his father. Of his father and Opera Aperta, Eco stated: "Well, he died very early, in 1962, but not before I had published a few books. It was academic stuff, and probably confusing to my father, but I discovered that very late in the evening he would try to read them. The Open Work was published exactly three months before his death and was reviewed by the great poet Eugenio Montale in the Corriere della Sera. It was a mixed review—curious, friendly, and nasty—but it was a review by Montale nonetheless and I think that, for my father, it would have been impossible to imagine anything more. In a sense, I paid my debt, and in the end, I feel I met all his wishes, though I imagine he would have read my novels with greater pleasure." A Near Fine copy of Umberto Eco's important and groundbreaking work, SIGNED BY UMBERTO ECO.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN. Signed

      New York: The Dial Press, 1962 First Edition Inscribed by Edward Abbey on the front free endpaper. 'To John, Since you're almost in this book, I hope you like it. Ed, April 10, 1982'. A fine copy in 1/4 red cloth over yellow paper covered boards, black titles in an essentially fine bright, fresh pictorial dustwrapper. 8vo. 211 pp. Adapted into the 1981 television film with Buddy Ebsen and Ron Howard. A beautiful copy of Abbey's third novel.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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      Gütersloh: Sigbert Mohn Verlag,, 1962. Quarto. Original black cloth, titles to front cover and spine gilt. with the dust jacket. Housed in the publisher's card slipcase. Illustrated throughout with full page monochrome photographs. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        King Kong vs. Godzilla

      U.S.: Toho / Universal, 1962. Folded.. Original One-Sheet Movie Poster.. Fine / Very Fine.. (27" x 41") Rare U.S. release one-sheet poster for the 1962 Ishiro Honda classic, starring King Kong and Godzilla. Directed by Honda, the film also starred Tadao Takashima, Kenji Sahara, Yu Fijiki and Ichiro Arishima. The film, with special effects by Eiji Tsuburaya, was the third installment in the Japanese Godzilla series and the first time both King Kong and Godzilla appeared on film in color. ~The poster is in overall nice condition, given it's age as a theater-used original poster, with very light edge and fold wear, some pinholes and slight separations to folds (as is customary), an extra horizontal fold at the bottom border, and a very light bleed-through from the title stamp on the backside (at lower right). Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Bloody Rare Books, LLC]
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        Oeuvres complètes. 7 volumes

      André Sauret Editeur, 1962. Relié Tous les ouvrages sont à l'etat de neuf et non coupés. Chaque ouvrage est avec une couverture rempliée et couvert de papier souffré. les emboitages sont pour certains avec des etas d'usures: emboitage du premier tome:il est fendillé sur la tranche supérieur mais est solide,la chemise cartonnée usée sur toute la longueur du droite du dos,frottements sur les parois,les titres dorés sont intacts. l'emboitage du tome des "Carnets" a des traces de frottements ,de même sur la chemise sans gravité. l'emboitage du tome III est un peu enfoncé sur le fil sur 2 cms sans gravité pour sa solidité. les autres emboitages et chemises sont en tres bon etat, de légères et discrètes traces d'usures. Oeuvres: l'Etranger,la Peste,La chute,Lettres à un ami Allemand,Actuelles I,II,III,Le Mythe de Sisyphe,discours de Suède,L'Homme révolté,Noces,L'Ete,l'Exil et le Royaume,L'envers et l'endroit,les esprits,le Chevalier d'Olmedo,Requiem pour une nonne,les possédés,Carnets,Cligula,le Malentendu,l'Etat de siège,Les Justes. Les volumes sont numérotés sur papier Velin d'Arches (numéro 1307 sur 4800 exemplaires. ). Lithographies originales de Garbell,Guiramand,André Masson ,Pelayo,Borès, Carzou,Cavaillès.

      [Bookseller: Le Lutrin des Alpages]
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        Symmetries of Baryons and Mesons

      Lancaster, PA: American Institute of Physics, 1962. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. [2], 1130 pages. Light brown buckram binding with gilt spine lettering, bumped at head of spine. We offer the entire volume, Physical Review 125 Jan-Feb 1962. Ex-library, properly deaccessioned, with minor markings. This volume contains the article "Symmetries of Baryons and Mesons" by Murray Gell-Mann, found on pages 1067-1084. Gell-Mann was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1969 "for his contributions and discoveries concerning the classification of elementary particles and their interactions". This paper demonstrates the "introduction of SU(3) single-octet structure of the known mesons and octet-decuplet structure for the baryons. [and] predicts the Omega- Hyperon" There is one earlier introduction of these concepts, in a private institutional paper CTSL-20 which we've found no indication was printed separately, although it was reprinted in "The Eightfold Way: A Review" much later (1964). As such, this is the earliest obtainable and best work related to the Gell-Mann's Nobel Prize. See Ezhela, et al, pgs 181 and 186-7.

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Reivers

      New York: Random House, 1962. First Edition. Limited Issue, one of 500 numbered copies signed by the author. Octavo (21cm); maroon cloth, with titling and rule stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; red topstain; 305pp. Brief, rough erasure to front pastedown, else Fine in the original acetate dustjacket; lightly rubbed, with a tiny chip at the base of the spine; Near Fine. Faulkner's final novel, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1963, and basis for the 1969 Mark Rydell film starring Steve McQueen. PETERSEN A37e.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        Call For The Dead

      New York: Walker, 1962.. First American edition of the author's first book. Octavo. Signed by Le Carre on the title page. Very good plus in a very good dust jacket with some browning and wear to the spine and front panel.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        American Photographs

      New York: The Museum of Modern Art, distributed by Doubleday & Co., Inc.,, [1962]. With an Essay by Lincoln Kirstein. Quarto. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. 87 monochrome plates. Cloth faintly mottled, corners nicked, faint marks to endpapers. A very good copy in the somewhat soiled jacket with small chips to corners and ends, and a small hole to the spine panel. Second edition of one of the best assemblages of Evans's work ever printed, based on the landmark exhibition of the photographer's work held at MOMA in 1938 (when the first edition was printed). A fantastic association copy inscribed on the front free endpaper by Walker Evans to the great American writer Lincoln Kirstein who wrote the essay on Evans and photography that is printed at the rear of this publication. Kirstein and Evans met in New York in 1927 and became friends and collaborators as part of the New York art scene. The inscription reads, "For Lincoln, with love, from Walker, June 1962". This copy also includes, laid in, two original photographic prints (both slightly creased and marked) by Walker Evans showing from different angles a statue of Abraham Lincoln, each inscribed, "For Lincoln Kirstein, from Walker" and "For L.K. who helped me understand this other Lincoln - Walker". Kirstein would later write a play about Abraham Lincoln's assassination entitled Whitehouse Happening in 1967.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHS Essay by Lincoln Kirstein.

      NY: Museum of Modern Art, (1962). Reissue of 1938 first ed.. Evans, Walker. Small 4to., 195 pp., 87 photographic plates. Cloth, titled in gilt on the spine; a very good copy. The photographically illustrated dust wrapper is soiled, torn at the spine and upper front flap, and creased; a respectable example of the photo-illustrated dw. This copy in inscribed on the blank front fly leaf, "for John and Dorothy - my patrons, with love - Walker. June 1962". Walker Evans first met John and Dorothy Eisner (McDonald) in the early 1940's at one of the frequent gatherings of artist and writers at the home of Lionel and Diana Trilling. John McDonald, a writer, had been an assistant to Leon Trotsky during his exile in Mexico; Dorothy Eisner, a painter, was also in Mexico at the time and made several portraits of Trotsky. Walker Evans and John McDonald became collaborators on articles when McDonald joined the staff of Fortune in 1945. Evans and the McDonalds' often spent weekends together; their intimate friendship lasted the rest of their lives.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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        Regards Sur Paris

      Editions Andre Sauret, Paris, 1962-1963. Collective portfolio with contributions of several artists that depicted the Parisenne life. This copy is one of 30 exemplars out of commerce, from a total of 180 copies, reserved for the artists that contributed to the edition, printed for Maurice Brianchon. A double page is dedicated to the signatures of all the artists and authors. The portfolio contains: 32 original lithographs by: Chagall, Van Dongen, Braque, Picasso, Dunoyer de Segonzac, Brianchon, Beaudain, Heriot, Carzou, Masson, Villon; accompained the text of: Arnoux, Bauer, Bazin, Billy, Dorgeles, Giono, Heriot, Mac Orlan, Salacrou, Queneau. Each text is signed by the autor and the artist. This Rare edition is in very good condition, in the original case in cloth, decorated on the center with the gold mark of the Arms of the city of Paris. More Pictures on request.

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA-ILAB)]
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        Dark Thicket/forest At Night (print)

      1962. Original etching. Artist's proof signed by Leonard Baskin. 45 x 37 cm. Fern & O'Sullivan 422. Fine condition. Matted and ready for framing.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Capitalism And Freedom

      Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1962.. First edition of the economist's magnum opus. Octavo, original blue cloth. Signed by Milton Friedman on the front free endpaper. Fine in an excellent dust jacket with a closed tear to the spine. Housed in a custom quarter morocco clamshell box. Uncommon signed.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        L'Art D'Aimer

      Club du Livre, Paris, 1962. Hardcover (Full Leather). Near Fine Condition. Illustrator: Pierre-Yves Trémois. Signed by Illustrator. In full red morocco with the title in gilt to the front. one of 25 copies reserved for the collaborators with an additional suite of the 20 engravings by Trémois in a 1/4 morocco portfolio; signed by Trémois at the colophon. A bit of sunning to the plate volume spine, faint wear to the edges of the main volume. Notes pamphlet in the added volume brown on one edge. In morocco tipped slipcases a bit edgeworn. Size: Quarto (4to). 2-volume set (complete). Text is clean and unmarked. Illustrator: Pierre-Yves Trémois. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Erotica; Antiquarian & Rare. Signed by Illustrator. Inventory No: 039890. .

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        Where Witchcraft Lives

      London: The Aquarian Press,, 1962. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Letter inked to front pastedown. Some faint toning to boards, edges lightly rubbed and a little dulled, minor spotting to edges of text block. An excellent copy in the price-clipped and lightly rubbed and marked jacket with a closed tear to the lower panel. First edition, first impression of the first book by "the mother of modern pagan witchcraft" (ODNB). Doreen Valiente (1922–1999) became interested in the occult as a child, and was a practising clairvoyant by the time she was a teenager. In 1953, after reading an article on modern witchcraft, she joined Gerald Gardener's coven, and eventually became high priestess but left after the two had a falling-out in 1957, and ran her own coven until the early 1960s. In addition to serving as a leader of British neo-paganism, Valiente wrote "some of the major works of Wicca, including the enduring version of the most important, The Charge of the Goddess" (ODNB), and three other important books, "which established her as a public figure. In the first, An ABC of Witchcraft Past and Present (1973), she provided her own history of witchcraft; the second, Natural Magic (1975), was a handbook of practical magic; and the third, Witchcraft for Tomorrow (1978), was a book of ritual for witches who wished to set up their own covens" (ODNB). The present work is a survey of historical and contemporary witchcraft practices in Sussex, and is uncommon in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        LABYRINTHS: SELECTED STORIES & OTHER WRITINGS. Edited by Donald A. Yates & James E. Irby. Preface by André Maurois

      [New York]: A New Directions Book,. [1962]. cloth-backed boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A stunning copy. (#140054). First edition. Fiction, essays and parables selected from FICCIONES (1956), EL ALPH (1957), DISCUSIÓN (1957), OTRAS INQUISICIONES (1960) and EL HACEDOR (1960). The major early repository of Borges's short fantasy fiction. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-106. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 5- 34. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1457-60. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 2008-12.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Items from the estate of Rudolph Stanish (1913-2008), celebrity chef, incl. inscribed Albee books and original typescript of Albee's preface for Stanish's OMELETS, CREPES AND OTHER RECIPES. Plus WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? TINY ALICE and A DELICATE BALANCE

      New York: Atheneum. 1962-1980. Hardcover. Fine. Includes 'A Small Collection of Recipes for Omelets, Crepes and Complete Menues from the Personal Files of Mr. Rudolph Stanish' (wraps, 1970, with preface by Albee). 'Omelets, Crepes and Other Recipes' NY, 1970, hardcover in jacket, fine. 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' NY, 1962, 2nd printing, Inscribed 'For Rudolph. With my love. Edward Albee' Fine in near fine jacket. 'Tiny Alice' NY, 1965. First printing. Fine in near fine jacket. Inscribed, 'For Rudolph, with my affection and gratitude. Edward Albee. 3.9.65' 'A Delicate Balance' NY, 1967, 4th printing. Fine in about fine jacket. Inscribed 'For Rudolph, with love, Edward (Albee)' Also with the one-page 4-paragraph typescript to Albee's introduction to Stanish's cook book, signed at the bottom and with some holograph corrections. And finally a postcard from '05 addressed to Stanish from Albee expressing thanks for condolences sent on the death of Albee's longtime partner, Jonathan. A nice group of inscribed Albee material to a major celebrity chef who cooked for Prince Charles, Princess Diana, Gloria Vanderbilt, Jackie Onassis, Paul and Bunny Mellon, and as aid to Albert Stockli at the Four Seasons for the famous 1962 birthday dinner for President Kennedy at which Marilyn Monroe sang.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        The Man In High Castle

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. A clean and tight very near fine copy in a very near fine dust jacket that has a inch long tear to the top front panel and a few other smaller ones and some very light soiling and a few small spots. Still, a very nice copy of one of his best books.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        The Man in the High Castle

      New York: G. P. Putnam & Sons 1962, 1st Edition. () 239pp. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Octavo. Original black cloth with red lettering on front and spine. Clean boards with only light wear and mild bumping to ends of spine. Clean tight text block. Dust wrapper is lightly rubbed has a small amount of wear mainly at edges and folds and a light discolouration to inner edge of flap. There is the usual mild fading to spine, with a small amount of professional restoration done to the top and bottom of the spine. The jacket is not price clipped. A very nice copy. This science fiction alternate history novel won a Hugo Award in 1963 and has since been translated into many languages. The work of Philip K Dick, a famous American novelist, short story writer and essayist, is almost entirely science fiction. It explores sociological, political and metaphysical themes in novels dominated by monopolistic corporations, authoritarian governments, and altered states. In his later works Dick's thematic focus strongly reflected his personal interest in metaphysics and theology. He often drew upon his own life experiences in addressing the nature of drug abuse, paranoia, schizophrenia, and transcendental experiences..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons,. [1962]. cloth.. Very faint damp staining to bottom edges of front and rear cover,. else a fine copy in very good dust jacket with shelf wear at edges,. rubbing to black background ink, and tanning to spine panel. (#136479). First edition. Winner of the 1963 Hugo award for best novel. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3- 65. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 37. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1323-27.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        KATACHI - FORM

      Tokyo: Bijustu Shuppan sha 1962 - Two volume set in original shipping cartons. Both books near fine in like dust jackets. Light wear to the cartons. Overall, in excellent condition. Handsomely illustrated with fine colour and monochrome reproductions of Iwamiya's very striking photographs. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Atelier 40]
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        Beebo Brinker

      Gold Medal d1224 1962 - Paperback original. Quite scarce. This copy signed by the author. Spine a bit rolled and chipped, particularly at head; minor rubbing to cover; one small corner crease but otherwise uncreased; some chipping to edges; pages toned. The binding is tight and there is some pull-back; the spine may have been re-glued and in any case will crack if roughly handled. All in all, very good and in better condition than usually seen. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Book 'Em]
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      London: Faber and Faber London: Faber and Faber,. [1962]. cloth.. Very slight spine lean, hint of foxing to edges of text block, neat. owner's name and date in ink on front paste-down, else a fine copy in. fine dust jacket with some uniform age-darkening to rear panel. An. attractive copy. (#114507). First British (and first hardcover) edition. Issued earlier in the U.S. in a shorter version as THE LONG AFTERNOON OF EARTH (1962). Novelization of five Hothouse stories that won the 1962 Hugo award for best short fiction published in 1961. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3- 3. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 34. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1235-37.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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        SHIP OF FOOLS.

      - Pp. xiv+498(last blank); uncut; dust wrapper, small closed tear from top edge into front panel, edges lightly worn; Atlantic Monthly Press/Little, Brown, Boston, 1962. First edition. *Together with a typed blue card, signed by Katherine Anne Porter, giving the title and author of the book and a paragraph from the text (page 351, starting 'Herr Glocken needed not only materia medica, his soul was shattered. .'). Ship of Fools was the basis for the 1965 film of that name, directed by Stanley Kramer, and starring Vivien Leigh (in her last film), Simone Signoret, Jose Ferrer, Lee Marvin and George Segal. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller]
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      A Helen & Kurt Wolff Book; Harcourt, Brace & World (1962), New York - Limited to 200 numbered copies. A collection of the works of Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-78), an Italian artist known for his etchings of Rome. Translated from the Italian by R.H. Boothroyd. Designed and produced by Edizioni il Polifilo, hand set in Caslon type and printed in Italy by Luigi Maestri. Collotype plates by Annibale Belli. Introductory essay by Mario Praz. 28 plates of Roman scenes with descriptive comments about each by Livio Jannattoni. Note on the life and works of G.B. Piranesi, table of contents, bibliography. Bottom and top of slipcase missing. Illustration on front of slip case torn at bottom. folio, paper-covered boards, edges uncut, slipcase. 39, (3) pages; with 28 plates. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems

      New Directions, New York 1962 - Unbound galleys. Long sheets printed rectos only. Cheap proofing paper quiet browned, modest chips and tears on first and last couple of leaves, about very good. Advance state of this collection of poetry, undoubtedly produced in extremely small numbers exclusively for publisher's in-house use. From the library of Edwin Erbe, Director of Publicity for New Directions. This title was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry only two months after William Carlos Williams's death on March 4, 1963. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest [Marbled and Signed by Kesey]

      NY: Viking. (1962). Kesey's landmark first book, a pivotal novel of the literature of the Sixties, which helped to shape a generation's attitudes on issues of authority, power, madness and, finally, individuality. A uniquely decorated copy, fully marbled by Kesey on the front and back covers, spine, and page edges and signed "Kesey" in block colored letters on the front flyleaf. A year before Kesey died, a collector sent him a group of books asking him to sign them, and in particular for Cuckoo's Nest to do something "special." Kesey, who had been experimenting with marbling, and could not, one imagines, have missed the similarity between the bookish art and the psychedelic art of the 1960s counterculture that he had helped to create, marbled the entire book, on all sides. We only know of one other book he did this to: a paperback of the same title, for the same collector. This is the only clothbound book we know of that he treated this way, and it is a startling artifact, bearing virtually no traces of the familiar binding, but rather presenting a whorling, flowing image, predominantly in red, white and pink. Tape shadows to flyleaf; a very near fine, and unique, copy in a near fine, first issue (Kerouac blurb) dust jacket, with tape shadows to flaps, hairline cracks to the colors, but very little of the usual fading. Possibly the only such copy in existence. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Karel Appel painter.

      Harry N. Abrams, New York 1962. Quadrangle 4to. Illustrated in b/w and with tipped-in colour reproductions. 178 pages. Orig. illustrated boards in the orig. mylar wrappers. Near fine/very good wrappers. Wrappers with a couple of tears.. Signed by Karel Appel and Hugo Claus and with an original signed lithograph inserted on the back cover

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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        Senza titolo

      Acquerello, matita e inchiostro su carta. Il disegno è pubblicato su "Alik Cavaliere. I luoghi circostanti", catalogo della mostra a cura di Guido Ballo a Palazzo Reale, Milano 21 Maggio - 5 Luglio 1992 (Milano, Silvana Editoriale, pag. 42) cm 48x67 Ottimo (Fine) [Cavaliere, 1992]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        Dizionario illustrato dei pittori, disegnatori e incisori italiani moderni e contemporanei. 3. ed. completamente rifatta e ampliata da Luigi Pelandi e Luigi Servolini. Prima ristampa.

      Patuzzi, Milano. 1962 4 v. (XV, 527 p., [46] c. di tav.; p. 529-1041, [44] c. di tav.; p. 1043-1526, [30] c. di tav.; p. 1539-2122, [57] c. di tav.), 30 cm, tela, sovr. Famoso repertorio d?arte illustrato.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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