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        DARK TIDES

      Dennis Dobson [1962]., London - Octavo, boards. First edition. Collects twelve stories. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. Russell's scarcest book. (#153651) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Andrew Wyeth: Temperas, Water Colors and Drawings *Signed and inscribed by Wyeth*

      Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY 1962 - Wraps. 75 pp. 3 color, 60 bw plates. Catalogue lists 143 works. One page introduction by Joseph Verner Reeds. Uncommon, and a nice selection of plates. Published to accompany the exhibition held in Buffalo, NY: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Nov. 2 to Dec. 9, 1962. This copy *Signed and inscribed by Wyeth* on the ffep to a noted art restorer. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        L'Ordre des Oiseaux.

      1962. BRAQUE, Georges. L'Ordre des Oiseaux. By Saint-John Perse. 54 pp. Illustrated with 12 original colour aquatints by Georges Braque. Small folio, bound in black morocco-backed moiré silk-covered boards by Jean Duval, upper board with onlaid paper collage bird design after Braque, in a new cloth slip case. Paris: Au Vent d'Arles, 1962. A fine copy of this late masterpiece by Braque, which is also one of his rarest books. Saint-John Perse wrote the text as a tribute to Braque on his eighteenth birthday. Braque created 12 colour aquatints of birds, a motif which appears throughout his work from the 1920's on. They were printed at the Crommelynck workshop which was responsible for some of the finest prints of the twentieth century. Their large size and obvious decorative appeal has resulted in most copies of the book being dismembered. One of an edition limited to 152 copies, signed by the artist and the author on the justification page. Dora Vallier, Braque, The Complete Graphics. Catalogue Raisonne No.182.

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        Ginger You're Barmy - SIGNED by the Author

      Macgibbon Kee, 1962. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Macgibbon Kee in 1962. A very good+ book with some spotting to the page edges. SIGNED without dedication to the title page by the Author. Rough cut pages. In a very good+ unclipped wrapper with some very shallow chipping to the spine head and tail and a little to the corners. Some gentle soiling to the rear panel. The author's second novel and very rare signed.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        The Mirror Crack'd From side To Side SIGNED COPY

      London.: Collins Crime Club., 1962. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. A very good plus copy and SIGNED in full by Agatha Christie directly on to the title page. No inscriptions, tears or loss.256 extremely bright and tight pages. Dated 1962 on the copyright page. No other dates mentioned. First UK Edition. Outer red boards with black lettering to the spine is unmarked. The original wrapper is complete, shows a price of 15s net on the front flap. Minor scuffs to the bottom of the spine. A few small marks on the rear . A very nice copy and more so with the added benefit of the Authors signature.

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        Paul, the Hero of the Fire. Original illustrations and layouts for the book.

      London: Constable & Company Limited, [1962] - Pen and ink vignette title (measuring 290 x 215 mm), 20 pen and ink illustrations, 13 pen and ink and watercolour illustrations (3 double-page) by Ardizzone (each illustration signed "EA"), on 15 sheets (measuring 290 x 430 mm), numbered 1-30; accompanying letterpress cut and either taped or pasted in place. A few small colour splashes and some minor tape marks, general light signs of handling, a few marginal printer's annotations, one small section of letterpress lost from p. 3. In excellent condition; with first editions of both the 1948 and 1962 editions. A few small colour splashes and some minor tape marks, general light signs of handling, a few marginal printer's annotations. In excellent condition. Presented to the author-illustrator's godson, inscribed on the title page: "To Edward Booth-Clibborn, from Edward Ardizzone, with love". This is the mock-up for the 1962 Constable edition of one of Ardizzone's most delightful – and somewhat neglected – children's books. Paul, the Hero of the Fire was first published by Porpoise, a short-lived imprint of Penguin, in September 1948, and was illustrated solely in colour. For this edition of 1962, Ardizzone added a number of pen and ink illustrations in his trademark black and white, reworked all of the colour pictures and transformed some colour work into black and white; Ardizzone described it in his dedication as "a new version of an old story". Paul is very much in the line of Ardizzone's other books with a boy hero - the Little Tim series, of which Tim All Alone (1956) won the inaugural Kate Greenaway Medal, and Nicholas and the Fast-Moving Diesel (1947) – and involves the eponymous adventurer joining Higginson's Giant Circus and Fair to earn money to restore his family's fortunes; when there is a fire, he heroically leads the children to safety. To find such a book in its entirety is decidedly unusual. This is a typically charming and beguiling work by one of the great British illustrators of the 20th century, with words and pictures in both colour and black and white, the latter highlighting Ardizzone's "complete mastery of the drawn line" (ODNB).

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        STUDI ITALIANI DI FILOLOGIA CLASSICA n.s. vol. XXXIV fasc.I

      LE MONNIER, 1962. ITALIANO 0,21 Pubblicazione semestrale, nuova serie, brossura editoriale morbida, ingiallita al dorso e con bordi stanchi, al dorso anche titoli manoscritto con biro blu, pagine brunite attorno ai testi da fattore tempo, tavola in nero, testi di A.Ronconi, V.Bartoletti, M.R.Posani, A.Barigazzi ed altri USATO

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        A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" - SIGNED VOCAL SCORE & LIBRETTO

      - Vocal score and libretto to the very popular 1962 musical, each boldly signed by the important composer and librettist.  The vocal score (New York: Chappell & Co, Inc, copyright 1964) has been signed on the title page and is in fine condition. The libretto (New York: Dodd, Mead, & Company, 1963) features a charming two-page illustration by Al Hirschfeld and 8 pages of photographs from the original Broadway production, and has been signed by Sondheim on the front endpaper. Hardcover with original dustjacket. A few small tears, tape remnants, and shelf wear to the libretto's dustjacket; otherwise overall in fine condition.Inspired by the farces of the ancient Roman playwright Plautus (251-183 BC), specifically Pseudolus, Miles Gloriosus, and Mostellaria, the musical tells the bawdy story of a slave named Pseudolus and his attempts to win his freedom by helping his young master woo the girl next door. The musical's original 1962 Broadway run won several Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Author (Musical). A Funny Thing has enjoyed several Broadway and West End revivals and was made into a successful film starring the original lead of the musical, Zero Mostel.

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        Die Irren. Die Häftlinge (EA)

      Thomas Bernhard: Die Irren. Die Häftlinge Klagenfurt, Ferdinand Kleinmayr 1962 Erstausgabe (Wilpert/Gühring, 6) Pirkldruck Auflage 120 Exemplare Extrem seltener, früher Privatdruck in ausgezeichneter Erhaltung (siehe Bilder)

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        STUDI ITALIANI DI FILOLOGIA CLASSICA n.s. vol. XXXIV fasc.I

      LE MONNIER, FIRENZE 1962 - ITALIANO Pubblicazione semestrale, nuova serie, brossura editoriale morbida, ingiallita al dorso e con bordi stanchi, al dorso anche titoli manoscritto con biro blu, pagine brunite attorno ai testi da fattore tempo, tavola in nero, testi di A.Ronconi, V.Bartoletti, M.R.Posani, A.Barigazzi ed altri

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        Travels with Charley: In Search of America

      Heinemann First edition, London, 1962. Uncorrected Proof Copy. Softcover. Book very good, with some creasing on spine, some edgewear, very slightly shelf-cocked, some staining and discoloration on covers and spine, some foxing throughout some pages. In specially made slipcase.. F. Soft cover.

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        Bird & Trees of North America: Four Volumes

      Rowman and Littlefield, New York 1962 - Four volume set. Revised and annotated by Lisa McGaw. Reproducing the hand-colored original paintings of the original limited edition. Comprising eight hundred and seventy-five full-color plates, one thousand ninety-four species and sub-species of birds, three hundred and eighty-three species of trees with an explanatory text by the author. Oblong Folios. String bound pages in red cloth boards with gilt bird illustration on front, gilt stamped black cloth spine. Light stain on bottom page edges of volumes two and three, red cloth of volume four faded, extremities lightly worn, else near fine.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        landstriche & seestücke. oder wie die natur mich nachahmt. - 5 radierungen mit einem vorwort von will grohmann.

      (III : der Papierumschlag am oberen Kapital mit einigen Löchlein durch Insektenfraß, der Karton-Umschlag mit Einriß und 4x3 cm großer Fehlstelle am oberen Kapital, drei Radierungen mit wenigen Stockflecken weit Außerhalb der Darstellung, eine Radierung mit einem 4x4 mm-großen Stickfleck direkt unterhalb derr Signatur, eine Radierung stark stockfleckig, hier sind einige Flecken nahe dem oberen Rand der Radierung) --herausgegeben 1962 von Rudolf Jährling, Galerie Parnass, Wuppertal, anläßlich der Ausstellung Armin Sandig im November 62. Auflage 50 Exemplare,...die Radierungen sind signiert und numeriertm die Mappen durchlaufend numeriert. (hier) 21 - ZUSTAND : Betrifft nur die Bücher mit der Nummer 300000 bis 330000 (III) Exemplar mit deutlichen Gebrauchs- bzw. Altersspuren. Die wesentlichen Mängel werden angegeben

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        KWY 10

      Lourdes Castro, Christo, Jan Voss et René Berthelo, Paris 1962 - Automne 1962, 307x208mm, 38p., en feuilles détachées. Paris, publié par Lourdes Castro, Christo, Jan Vos et René Berthelo, ce numéro avec la collaboration de René Berthelo. Sérigraphies de Peter Saul (2 couleur), Corneille, Lourdes Castro, 8p. « Découpages » avec Vigas, Jan Firch, Rancillac, Jan Voss, Gonçalo Duarte, C. Pinheiro, Georges Noël, J. Escada et R. Berthelo. Un multiple original de Jesus Rafael Soto « Vibration » signé et justifié 52/78. Textes de França, Jean Clarence Lambert, Pol Bury. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chloé et Denis Ozanne]
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        KWY 9

      Lourdes Castro, Christo, Jan Voss et René Berthelo, Paris 1962 - Printemps 1962, 308x208mm, 32p., en feuilles. Paris, publié par Lourdes Castro, Christo, Jan Vos et René Berthelo, ce numéro avec la collaboration de Joao Vidal. Sérigraphies originales de R. Berthelo (1 couleur double page), Biasi (2 couleurs), Georges Noël (2 couleurs double page), Jan Voss (2 couleurs) et Paul Wunderlich (4 couleurs double page). Textes inédits de Biasi, Dufrène, Laszlo, JJ Lévêque et Benjamin Patterson. Rerpoductions noir et blanc de Christo, Lourdes Castro, Cy Twombly. Tirage de 300 exemplaires. 1 500 ¿ [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Catch-22

      London, Jonathan Cape, 1962 (first UK edition). Octavo; red papered boards, top edge green, with the second-state dustwrapper (unclipped, but the price has the original new bookseller's printed tape label over it, and this has offset very lightly onto the front flyeaf); essentially a very fine copy with the very fine dustwrapper. The rear panel of this dustwrapper carries quotes from five reviews, replacing the 28-line excerpt from the book featured on the first-state dustwrapper.

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        DEAD CERT [ Autographed First Edition ]

      London: Michael Joseph. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1962. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Autograph; AUTOGRAPHED on titlepage "Hi, XXXX, Dick Francis." The true First Edition (published in London) of Dick Francis' first thriller in what became a landmark series of horse racing mysteries. Burgundy cloth binding in pictorial dust wrapper. Binding has a very slightly lean, corners sharp, light offsetting to free endpapers where exposed beyond dustwrapper flaps (as usual), a very few faint spots of foxing to preliminary leaves, (the half title leaf and the last blank leaf and the rear free-endpaper). Dustwrapper design by Trevor Denning; price-clipped, some very modest edgewear with minor loss at spine ends and lower corners, mild toning to white background and some faint superficial staining to rear panel (see images). Entirely without any restoration or sophistication - a satisfying copy of one of the major high spots of twentieth century modern first editions, inscribed and signed at the center of the title page. Quite scarce, especially autographed.; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. .

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        Catch-22

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1962.. FIRST UK EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. Octavo, pp.[2] 443 [3]. With publisher's PROMOTIONAL CARD, featuring an illustration of Captain Yossarian, loose to prelims. In publisher's red cloth with gilt titles to spine. With original green illustrated dust-jacket. Top edge light green. Jacket spine very lightly toned; a near-fine example. American author and former combat pilot Joseph Heller's defining work; the satirical anti-war novel, set in Italy during the Second World War.

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        One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich].

      Flegon Press London 1962 - Octavo (24.2 x 16 cm). 67 pp., original printed wrappers.; owner's neat highlighting in pen to first 8 pp., wrappers slightly soiled. Fine example of the rare first "pirate" edition published abroad. The plot of the Solzhenitsin's very first published novel is set in a Soviet labour camp in the 1950s and describes a single day of an ordinary prisoner, Ivan Denisovich Shukhov. After more than half a century since its publication the significance and influence of the deceptively simple story remains unsurpassed. The novel was specifically mentioned in the Nobel Prize presentation speech when the Nobel Committee awarded Solzhenitsyn the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1970. The novel first appeared in print in November 1962 in the Soviet literary magazine Noviy Mir (New World). It was an extraordinary event in Soviet literary history since never before had an account of Stalinist repression been openly distributed. The editor of Novy Mir, Aleksandr Tvardovskiy, wrote in a short introduction for the issue, titled "Instead of a Foreword": The author chose an ordinary day in the life of a labour camp prisoner from a reveille until lock up. Still, this "ordinary" day can't but touch the hearts of the readers and let them feel overwhelming sorrow and pain for the fate of the people, who become so close and familiar through the pages of this novel. Even though the characters are fictional the novel has a very personal feel. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008) had first-hand experience of the Gulag, having been imprisoned from 1945 to 1953 for writing a derogatory comment in a letter to a fellow officer about the conduct of the war by Joseph Stalin, whom he called "the whiskered one". T. Mathew, "A guide to the Russian editions of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's major works", Rare Book Review. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Capitalism and Freedom

      Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 202pp. Original navy cloth with gilt lettering. First edition, first printing. Slight darkening to cloth at spine, light rubbing at corners and spine ends. Clipping tipped in at rear paste down. Vertical lines of pencil markings to margins at nearly every recto page of text. Else near fine. The rare first appearance of the influential defense of classical liberalism.

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        Paul, the Hero of the Fire.

      London: Constable & Company Limited,, [1962]. Original illustrations and layouts for the book. Pen and ink vignette title (measuring 290 x 215 mm), 20 pen and ink illustrations, 13 pen and ink and watercolour illustrations (3 double-page) by Ardizzone (each illustration signed "EA"), on 15 sheets (measuring 290 x 430 mm), numbered 1-30; accompanying letterpress cut and either taped or pasted in place. A few small colour splashes and some minor tape marks, general light signs of handling, a few marginal printer's annotations, one small section of letterpress lost from p. 3. In excellent condition; with first editions of both the 1948 and 1962 editions. A few small colour splashes and some minor tape marks, general light signs of handling, a few marginal printer's annotations. In excellent condition. Presented to the author-illustrator's godson, inscribed on the title page: "To Edward Booth-Clibborn, from Edward Ardizzone, with love". This is the mock-up for the 1962 Constable edition of one of Ardizzone's most delightful – and somewhat neglected – children's books. Paul, the Hero of the Fire was first published by Porpoise, a short-lived imprint of Penguin, in September 1948, and was illustrated solely in colour. For this edition of 1962, Ardizzone added a number of pen and ink illustrations in his trademark black and white, reworked all of the colour pictures and transformed some colour work into black and white; Ardizzone described it in his dedication as "a new version of an old story". Paul is very much in the line of Ardizzone's other books with a boy hero - the Little Tim series, of which Tim All Alone (1956) won the inaugural Kate Greenaway Medal, and Nicholas and the Fast-Moving Diesel (1947) – and involves the eponymous adventurer joining Higginson's Giant Circus and Fair to earn money to restore his family's fortunes; when there is a fire, he heroically leads the children to safety. To find such a book in its entirety is decidedly unusual. This is a typically charming and beguiling work by one of the great British illustrators of the 20th century, with words and pictures in both colour and black and white, the latter highlighting Ardizzone's "complete mastery of the drawn line" (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Golden Notebook

      London: Michael Joseph, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine-/Fine-. First Impression of the Nobel laureate's "indispensable" masterpiece, significant "as the most massive statement made, up to that time, on the position of woman in the modern world." (Burgess). Tall, thick 8vo: 568pp. Publisher's black boards, spine lettered in gilt; first-issue typographic dust jacket (photograph of Lessing to rear panel) designed by William Belcher, priced 30s. About Fine (dust-soiled edges, mild offsetting to end papers), square, tight, probably unread; about Fine jacket (lightly dust soiled back panel, several edge nicks), still vibrant and bright. Time 100. Burgess 99. p.86. NYPL Books of the Century, p.130. Callil and Toibin 52. "Anna Wulf is a writer who keeps four notebooks, each a different color, each reflecting a different part of her. The black one contains recollections of her youthful wartime years in West Africa . . . In the red one she reflects on her later life in London's leftist and intellectual circles. The blue notebook analyzes her fraught relations with men. The yellow contains her fragmentary attempts at new fiction. With the fifth, the golden notebook, and with The Golden Notebook, Wulf/Lessing struggles to tie all the threads fearlessly back together again. All the currents of her time flow through Anna-Marx and Freud and the burgeoning dissatisfactions among women that would eventually explode into feminism. Lessing's earnestness can be too much at times, but as a portrait of a woman coming to grips with the realities of her time her book is indispensable." (Time 100) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        The Hill of Dionysus: A Selection

      Pacific Grove / Glendale: Roy A Squires and Clyde Beck, 1962. First Edition . Quarter Cloth / Boards. Near Fine. 8 1/2" X 5 5/8. 48 Pp. Quarter Black Cloth, Author's Name In Gilt On Spine, Plain Buff Paper Covered Boards. A Collection Of All The Uncollected Poems That Smith Wanted Published; Later Collected In Arkham's Collected Poems. Chalker & Owings State That The Actual Limitation Was 65 In Trade Paper, 100 In Half-Cloth [Actually Quarter Cloth, As Here], And 15 In Full Cloth. Scarce; 24 Copies In Worldcat But Seldom Offered In The Trade. This Example Unworn, No Wear To Cloth Or Paper, But With A Few Tiny Irregular Losses Of The Surface Of The Paper On The Front Cover.

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        Color Photograph of the President lying on a sailboat, reading , presented to Evelyn Lincoln, the late Presdident's Secretary; with accompany Autograph Letter Signed from Senator Muskie, presenting the photograph; and the retained copy of Mrs. Lincoln's letter of thanks to Muskie

      Maine 1962 - 1 vols. 8 x 10 inches. Kennedy Photograph by Senator Edmund Muskie. Intimate and candid image of the President relaxing with a book while sailing off the coast of Maine, taken by Maine Senator Edmund Muskie a little over a year before JFK's assassination.Accompanied by an AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED ("Ed Muskie") from EDMUND MUSKIE to EVELYN LINCOLN conveying the photograph which he says he took "unbeknownst to the President when they were sailing off the coast of Maine in August, 1962. I like the pose and thought you might. If you thought Mrs. Kennedy might like a copy, I would be delighted to send her one." Mrs. Lincoln's replies that "I am sure that Mrs. Kennedy would love to have one too.". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Editionen der "araban 12", Folge 2/1962.

      Hannover, Verlag "araban 13", 1962. - 44,5x31,5 cm. 3 Bl., 17 Original-Graphiken. In OKart.-Mappe. Eines der 20 Sonderausgaben mit 2 Original-Lithographien von Werner Kausch (GA 50 Ex.) - Kunstmappe mit 17 signierten Originalgraphiken: Heinz Fischer-Roloff (2 Original-Linolgraphiken), Ursula Rafetzeder-Lach (3 Original-Linolschnitte), Wilko Krüger (2 Original-Linol-Stiche), Hans Ulrich Buchwald (6 montierte Original-Gummischnitte auf 4 Blatt), Ismael Balanya (2 Original-Lithographien) und Werner Kausch (2 Original-Lithographien). - Text und Kurzbiographien von Eberhard Eggers. - Beiliegend ein hs. Karte von Eggers an den Künstler und Verleger Sven Knebel vom Mai 1963, 1 Anzeigenblatt für die "araban 13"-Folge 1/61, 1 Geburtsanzeige von Susanna Ellin Eggers (7.1.1963), 1 Einladung zur Vernissage "araban 13" im Kunstkabinett am Steintor 12.12.1962, 1 Einladung zur Vernissage und einem Faltplakat "Eberhard Eggers, THEAtrum ANAtomysticum" im der Galerie im Centre in Göttingen, 15.05.1963. - Mappe etwas vergilbt und am Rücken berieben. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Alexandria Quartet [Comprising] Justine; Balthazar; Mountolive; Clea

      London, Faber and Faber, 1962 (first thus). Octavo; orange buckram lettered in gilt on a black panel on the spine, with an illustration of a black handprint in a small indented panel in the front cover; top edge gilt; spine very slightly flecked; a fine copy with the fine original clear acetate dustwrapper and the publisher's slipcase (slightly rubbed at the extremities). The first collected edition, with revisions. Number 72 of 500 copies signed by the author.

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        A Survey of Mathematical Logic.

      Peking: Science Press,, 1962. Quarto. Original blue cloth, spine and front board lettered and ruled in red, front board framed in blind. With the dust jacket. Spine ends lightly faded, spine cloth cockled, corners bumped, pastedowns a little cockled, some tears to dust jacket extremities, loss to spine ends, two punctures to lower front panel, spine and edges browned and panels a little marked, still a very good copy. First edition, first printing, presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Lucia and Monty, with warm regards from Hao". This is the logician, philosopher, and mathematician's second book, which comprises a collection of introductory papers on a variety of topics, including the axiomatic method, computation, Turing's theory of calculating machines, Boolean algebra, and predicative set theory. Strongly influenced by Kurt Gödel, Bertrand Russell, W. V. O. Quine, and Ludwig Wittgenstein, Hao held academic positions at the universities of Harvard, Oxford, Princeton, Qinghua, and Zurich.

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        Hothouse

      London: Faber and Faber, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine-/Fine-. First Impression of this "novel of prodigious inventiveness and linguistic dexterity." (Pringle 100). Small 8vo: 253,[1]pp. Publisher's cinnamon-colored cloth, spine stamped in gilt, illustrated dust jacket by Oscar Mellor, priced 16s. About Fine (light spotting to top edge) square, tight, and bright; about Fine jacket (barely rubbed at heel; spine panel toned just a degree), still vibrant. Anatomy of Wonder (3rd ed.) 4-7 ("a fabulous imaginative tour de force"). Pringle 100, 34. Pringle (Ultimate Guide), p. 153 ("builds to a fine frenzy of a climax"). Novelization of five connected Hugo-winning short stories, published first (abridged) in the U.S. under the title, The Long Afternoon of Earth. In the very far distant future, planet Earth has ceased to rotate, and a giant banyan tree shades much of the side facing the sun. In the branches of that tree live the last human beings, small green-skinned creatures of limited intelligence who compete for survival against millions of voracious plant and insect species. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        The Spy Who Loved Me

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1962. Octavo. Original dark grey boards, titles to spine in silver, dagger design to front board in silver and blind, red endpapers. With the dust jacket. Double-page spread illustration pp. 6–7. Ownership inscription to front free endpaper, slightly erased. Minor mottling to boards, negligible rubbing to spine ends, faint foxing to edges; an excellent copy in the jacket with a little creasing to top edges, very light soiling to rear panel. First edition, first impression. This novel is the only Bond book to be written in the first person, presented as the testimony of a 23-year-old Canadian woman with whom Bond has an ill-fated affair. In furtherance of this pretence, Vivienne Michel gets a spurious credit on the title page as co-author.

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        Geometrodynamics (Topics of Modern Physics, Vol. 1)

      New York / London: Academic Press, 1962. First Edition . Green Cloth. Very Good +/No Dust Jacket. 334 Pp. Green Cloth, Stamped In Gilt Important Papers Charting The Early Development Of Geometrodynamics, Wheeler's Preferred Term For The Field Of General Relativity. Lightly Used, No Names Or Marks, All Gilt Still Brilliant, Single Point Of Fraying At Upper Front Tip.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        Color Photograph of the President lying on a sailboat, reading , presented to Evelyn Lincoln, the late Presdident's Secretary; with accompany Autograph Letter Signed from Senator Muskie, presenting the photograph; and the retained copy of Mrs. Lincoln's letter of thanks to Muskie

      Maine, 1962. 1 vols. 8 x 10 inches. Matted. 1 vols. 8 x 10 inches. Kennedy Photograph by Senator Edmund Muskie. Intimate and candid image of the President relaxing with a book while sailing off the coast of Maine, taken by Maine Senator Edmund Muskie a little over a year before JFK's assassination. Accompanied by an AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED ("Ed Muskie") from EDMUND MUSKIE to EVELYN LINCOLN conveying the photograph which he says he took "unbeknownst to the President when they were sailing off the coast of Maine in August, 1962. I like the pose and thought you might. If you thought Mrs. Kennedy might like a copy, I would be delighted to send her one." Mrs. Lincoln's replies that "I am sure that Mrs. Kennedy would love to have one too.".

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Views of Jeopardy

      New Haven, CT: Yale Univerisity Press, 1962. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original black cloth a trifle rubbed at the spinal extremities and lettered in gilt on the spine and very good dust jacket with light spine end wear, a very small chip (an eighth on an inch) and a one-inch closed tear at the top of the front panel.. Thin octavo. 5.25 x 8.25 in. 43 pp. A pleasing copy of the great poet's first book published as Volume 58 in the pretigous Yale Younger Poets Series.

      [Bookseller: Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA]
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        The Tennis Court Oath: A Book of Poems (SIGNED FIRST EDITION)

      Wesleyan Univ Press, 1962 Softcover 1st Ed (stated) 1st Printing SIGNED by John Ashbery with personalized inscription to last preliminary page ("to Dick Moore / best, John Ashbery"), no markings, no creases, slight shelf & edge wear to wraps, spine titles slightly faded with small bump to spine top, else a clean tight very nice signed copy of one of Ashbery's scarcest First Editions, issued simultaneously in hardcover and in wraps; 8vo; 94pp. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+.

      [Bookseller: Nighttown Books]
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        One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

      Viking Press, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. Good +/good. Good+ green cloth hardcover in Good original jacket. TRUE FIRST EDITION - no additional printings or years. 1962. HAS POINTS OF ISSUES: on page 9, line 12-13 reads "that fool cross woman." AND on page 86, "Red Cross woman named Gwen-doe lin with the blond hair the patients are always arguing about." a Strip cut out of FFEP two inches down from top edge and 4.5 inches across. Pages all clean. Mild edgewear. BInding solid. Jacket with $4.95 price to flap. Red quote by Kerouac. Short tear to bottom front edge. Soil spot to front cover. Corner nicks. Moderate edgewear. Scrape to rear cover. Solid. Overall Good/Good+ condition of this scarce True First Edition. 311 pp.

      [Bookseller: Eastburn Books]
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