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        Nureyev An Autobiography with pictures. Edited by Alexander Bland.

      London Hodder and Stoughton 1962 - First edition, inscribed by Nureyev on half-title, 4to., 127, [47]pp., numerous black and white photographic illustrations, tape residue marks to endpapers, publisher's cloth, photographic dust-jacket, a little rubbed at extremities, otherwise very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Big Sur

      Farrar Straus and Cudahy, 1962. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Farrar Straus and Cudahy, New York 1962. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Printing. Jacket priced at $4.50. Book Condition: Near Fine, clean boards, tight spine, spots at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, light spots, light shelf wear. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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        Joan Miro

      Musée Nationale d' Art Moderne, Paris 1962 - TEXT IN FRENCH. Beautiful catalog highlighted by 10 color (including the covers) and 4 double page lithographs specially commissioned for the catalog by Miro along with 24 b&w photographs. Very faint light corner crease to the top corner of the front cover, otherwise a tight near fine copy of a rare Miro item. Postcards laid in. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ira Joel Haber - Cinemage Books]
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      Black cloth. and black boards, black top page edges. Light yellowing to fore and bottom page edges; boards just a mite seasonably bowed; small light spot of tape stain on front and rear pastedowns; rear free endpaper has tape stains in outer corners; a fine copy otherwise. Dust jacket has a small tape stain to inner margin of rear flap; spine has nicks at head and a shallow dimple at centre; narrow vertical streak of light rubbing down centre of front panel; else fine, colours bright, flap price intact. For the record, book states "First printing", jacket flap price is $6.00, and publisher's address is 64 University Place. There was in fact only one issue of the jacket on the first printing, folkore to the contrary. First published in Paris by the Olympia Press in a mass market paperback format (5 k copies). This US edition (3.5 k copies) was the first in hardcover and added "Deposition: Testimony Concerning A Sickness" and " Letter from a Master Addict to Dangerous Drugs." An attractive copy. Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover .

      [Bookseller: Steven Temple Books]
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        FATHER : A Novel

      Crown, New York 1962 - Near Fine in a Very Good+ dust jacket. First Edition; no additional printings indicated. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        FATHER By CHARLES CALITRI 1962 super Rare

      Crown Publishers, 1962. Book. Good. Hardback. Assumed First Edition. 5 ½ x 8 ½. TITLE: FATHER By CHARLES CALITRI 1962 super rare AUTHOR: CHARLES CALITRI PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: CROWN PUBLISHERS, NY 1962 EDITION: First Edition assumed with none stated CATEGORY: Super Rare, Mystery, Religion, Literature BINDING/COVER: Hardback with dust jacket COLOR: Black with Red spine CONDITION: The jacket is in good condition. There is a $4.95 price on the front flap. There are two really really small pin sized green dots at the bottom edge. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 445 pages. Good/Good dust jacket condition. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition assumed with none stated. CROWN PUBLISHERS, NY 1962. There is only one other copy of this book found for sale on the internet at the time of this research!!!! Rare. COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 1250 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 005816.

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        WORK IN PROGRESS. Con cinque acqueforti di Marialuisa De Romans.

      Milano, Grafica Uno Edizioni d'Arte, 1962. In- p. (mm. 220x240), mz. pelle edit., tit. oro al dorso (con abras.), pp.nn. di testo 36. Vi sono contenuti 5 componimenti di Sanesi accompagnati da 5 pregevoli acqueforti a colori della pittrice milanese Maria Luisa Marinotti, in arte De Romans. Prima edizione, a tiratura limitata di 80 esemplari su carta distinta, numerati e firmati dall'Autore. Le acqueforti, firmate dall'artista, sono state impresse sui torchi di Giorgio Upiglio. Il ns. esempl., n. 45, è in ottimo stato.

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      Crown, New York 1962 - First printing (no additional printings listed). Black paper-covered boards quarter bound in red cloth. The spine is slightly slanted. The top edge is dust-spotted. Otherwise fine. The dust jacket has light edgewear, with frayed spine ends. The rear panel is lightly soiled. The price, $4.95 (with an overprint stamp), is present on the front flap. In Brodart archival dust jacket protector. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Banjo Booksellers, IOBA]
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        Education Automation: Freeing the Scholar to Return to His Studies

      Southern Illinois University Press, 1962. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good +. A crisp, very well-preserved copy of the 1962 1st edition, in its much less common hardback. Clean and Near Fine in a bright, price-intact, VG+ dustjacket, with light soiling to the rear panel. Octavo, 88 pgs.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        A Wrinkle In Time

      New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1962. First edition, eighth printing of the author's Newbery award-winning novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Warmly inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For the Lindquists with a special thanks to my Cleveland Guardian angel: I will never forget your courtesy and kindness. You knew how to tesser before I ever wrote this! Madeleine L'Engle." The lengthiest inscription on A Wrinkle In Time that we have seen or handled. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Ellen Raskin. At once a science fiction story, a philosophical meditation on the nature of Evil and Love and a coming-of-age novel, Wrinkle broke new ground in what was considered appropriate for young readers. Rejected by several publishers for being too complex, this title has amply proven L'Engle's belief that 'children are excited by new ideas' and has been credited with bringing science fiction into the mainstream of children's literature. This is L'Engle's best work" (Silvey, 401). A Wrinkle in Time is one of the most significant novels of our time. "A book that every person should read, a book that provides a road map for seeking knowledge and compassion even at the worst of times, a book to make the world a better place" (Cory Doctorow). It went on to win a Newbery Medal, Sequoyah Book Award, and Lewis Carroll Shelf Award, and was runner-up for the Hans Christian Andersen Award. It is the basis for the film directed by Ava DuVernay, starring Storm Reid, Reese Witherspoon, Zach Galifianakis, and Oprah Winfrey.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
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        Alberto Giaometti

      France: Maeght Editeur, 1962. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Alberto Giaometti. Ex-library book with original lithograph frontispiece printed by Maeght. Original lithograph intact. No dustjacket. Handling marks to front boards, lithograph fine.

      [Bookseller: Treasured Books Ltd]
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        I RACCONTI

      LONGANESI & C, MILANO 1962 - LA GAJA SCIENZA ITALIANO Traduzione dall'originale tedesco di Henry Furst, n. 127 della collana, firma appartenenza al foglio di guardia, coperta rigida cartonata color avorsio con tassello neroe titoli d'oro al dorso il quale è leggermente ingiallito, con lievissima fioritura e con piccolo segno di colpo preso, sovraccoperta illustrata, ingiallita, con lieve fioritura ed usura ai bordi La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Mr Rabbit and the Lovely Present

      New York and Evanston: Harper & Row, 1962. First trade edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Pictures by Maurice Sendak.. Thin oblong 8vo. Unpaginated. Illustrated throughout in color. Pictorial boards and endpapers. A fine copy. The dustwrapper is the first state with the $2.95 price present , 40-80 at the bottom, and with four reviews of Zolotow's other books on the rear flap. Inscribed by Zolotow on the reverse of the front free endpaper "To Joyce - ....." Both the book and the dustwrapper are fine with only a trace of wear at the edges. Hanrahan, A52. Caldecott Honor Book.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        Signed Photograph of John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson

      n.p.: n.p., 1962. good. 8" x 10", 1 photo, 8" x 10" black and white photograph of President Kennedy and Vice President Johnson, apparently autopenned by both men. Letter "y" in Kennedy somewhat smudged. It should be noted that even autopenned photographs and memorabilia of each President, and especially joint items, are very scarce.

      [Bookseller: Ground Zero Books, Ltd.]
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        The Spy Who Loved Me - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Jonathan Cape, London 1962 - A handsome first edition/first Impression in Fine condition in alike, crisp dust-jacket without fading, vibrant and bright colors; Central character and narrator is "Vivienne Michel, " a young Canadian woman who ends up running a cheap motel in the Adirondack Mountains to pay for a trip through America. When issued, it was banned in some countries as the most sexually explicit of Fleming's novels. Basis for the movie with Roger Moore in his third James Bond role, Barbara Bach as Major Anya Amasova (Agent Triple X) and Curd Jürgens as Karl Stromberg; [10], 11-221, [3] pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why - ABAA/ILAB]
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        Le bestiaire ou cortà ge d'Orphà e Illustrà de burins originaux par Tavy Notton

      Aux dà pens de l'Artiste, Paris 1962 - Splendida edizione del poema di Apollinaire pubblicato nel 1911: Orfeo e gli animali del suo seguito sono rappresentati in 30 incisioni originali (8 a doppia pagina) a cui si aggiungono due incisioni n.t. e una doppia pagina al frontespizio, per un totale di 33 tavole. Riportiamo il Colophon: Rà alisà es entià rement dans l'atelier Daragnes à Montmartre, la composition et l'impression typographique de cette à dition du Bestiaire de G. Apollinaire ont à tà achevà es le 19 Fà vrier 1962. La mise in page et la prà sentation ont à tà à tablies par les Editions d'arte Les Heures Claires. Les burins originaux de Tavy Notton ont à tà tirà s sur les presses à bras de Manuel Robbe à Paris. Questa edizione à limitata a 200 esemplari numerati: 136 con solo il volume di testo illustrato, 64 in cui il testo à accompagnato da raccolte di tavole sciolte e disegni originali. Il nostro esemplare à il numero 7 e fa parte della selezione di 7 esemplari (Numà rotà s de 1 à 7) con le seguenti caratteristiche: 7 exemplaires sur Japon nacrà comprenant: un cuivre double â€" un dessin original double â€" une suite en bistre sur và lin d'Arches â€" une suite en noir sur và lin d'Arches et une à prouve sur soie de chacune des neuf double pages. Purtroppo l'esemplare in nostro possesso non risulta completo: sono presenti nel cofanetto solo il volume a fogli sciolti su carta Japon nacrà e le due suites di tavole (9 a doppia pagina e 24 a piena pagina) in bistro e nero su và lin d'Arches; mancano gli altri elementi indicati nella Justificatione du tirage. Numero di tavole: 33 pp.142,(16) altezza 40 larghezza 30 Cofanetto cartonato contenente due camicie cartonate con titolo in rosso ai dorsi: camicie in buone condizioni (tracce di polvere ai dorsi), cofanetto con tagli ai bordi e tracce di polvere. Volume di testo a fogli sciolti in brossura editoriale in cartoncino floscio e due raccolte di tavole in cartellette in cartoncino in buone condizioni

      [Bookseller: Di Mano in Mano Soc. Coop]
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        The Golden Notebook (Signed)

      London: Michael Joseph, 1962. First edition. Cloth. Very Good +/very good +. First UK edition of the author's best known work. A Burgess 99 title. An attractive very good to near fine copy in brown cloth binding. Gilt lettering bright and unflaked at spine. In a lightly worn dustwrapper with original 30s net price on the front flap. Small closed tear at bottom of the rear panel. SIGNED by Lessing and uncommon thus. A 20th century literary highspot of high caliber.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        The Golden Notebook.

      London: Michael Joseph, 1962. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp. 568. Publisher's cloth with gilt titles to spine, in typographic dust-jacket designed by William Belcher. Some light offset toning to endpapers, some marking to edges. Cloth at top and bottom of spine slightly pushed and scuffed. Dust-jacket shows very well with just some very slight fading to spine panel, small chip at bottom of rear panel. Very good. The Nobel Prize winner's masterpiece, a novel which explores mental and societal breakdown, contains powerful anti-war and anti-Stalinist messages, an extended analysis of communism and a famed examination of the budding sexual and women's liberation movements.

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        Nihon no Minka

      462 pp. compendium of material documenting typical rural domestic architecture of Japan including text on the history and evolution of the farmhouse, critical commentary on individual structures, lists, numerous text illustrations, many showing line drawings, groundplans and maps, approx. 300 fine photographic plates by Futagawa showing rural houses from all regions of Japan and from many different periods. Large 4to. Cloth. Tokyo (Bijutsu Shuppan-shu) 1962. A bound one-volume re-edition of a beautifully illustrated work originally published in 10 fascicules in 1957-1959.

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        Le Palace -

      Les Editions de Minuit 1962 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-8 230 pp. Couverture souple. Non coupé. Très bon état. EDITION ORIGINALE. Celui-ci un des 80 exemplaires de tête sur pur fil. Claude Simon décrit l'attente du combat pour un groupe de volontaire républicain à Barcelone durant la guerre d'Espagne, alors que la ville était agitée par les conflits entre anarchistes et républicains. L'observateur est immobile, le plus souvent dans la chambre d'un palace abandonné, en compagnie d'un Italien, d'un instituteur, d'un Américain. La présence de la guerre est donc saisie indirectement par des signes, fusils, portraits d'hommes politiques, slogans, etc. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Ensemble à un element IV

      , , 1962. Tecnica mista su tela. Cm 70x50. . .

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        The Sand Pebbles

      Harper & Row, New York 1962 - First edition, with correct date code (reprints also state first edition). Fine in an attractive, near fine dustwrapper with a long, but unobtrusive tear on the front panel, and a couple of tiny nicks and tears. Author's first book and only novel, succeeded by a posthumously published collection of science-fiction short stories. McKenna enlisted in the Navy and served for ten years in the Far East, two of them on a Yangtze River gunboat, an experience which served as the basis for this novel. After his retirement from the Navy he attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to study writing. *The Sand Pebbles* was the 1963 Harper Prize novel chosen by Louis Auchincloss, Philip Roth, and Elizabeth Janeway, but McKenna died soon afterwards in 1964. It was the basis for the excellent Robert Wise film featuring Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, Richard Crenna, and Candice Bergen in her second film. A much nicer than usual copy. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      First and only edition of this rare biographical sketch published privately by Franklin's mother Muriel, and signed by her at the end of the introduction. Though it is undated, she mentions the Nobel Prize awarded to Watson and Crick in 1962, and so this pamphlet must have been published between then and her death in 1976. The possibility arises that it was written in part as a response to her daughter's relative lack of recognition during her lifetime, and the sad fact of her ineligibility for the Prize after her death. One copy of this pamphlet resides in the Franklin archive at Churchill College, Cambridge, but a WorldCat search locates no other institutional copies, and this is also the only one that has appeared in auction records. Rosalind Franklin (1920-1958) was a biochemist whose research elucidated the microstructures of coal and virus RNA, but she is best known for her pioneering X-ray crystallography of the DNA molecule at King's College, London. It was this work, in particular the famous "photograph 51", that convinced James Watson and Francis Crick that the structure of DNA was a double helix. Franklin's work was published third in the series of Nature papers that announced the discovery, and she received only vague acknowledgement from Watson and Crick at the time. Franklin died of ovarian cancer a few years later, and it was not until 1961 that Francis Crick admitted in a letter to Jacques Monod that hers was "the data we used" to determine the molecule's structure (Nature Correspondence 425, September 2003). Watson's controversial account of the discovery, The Double Helix, and a 1975 biography by Franklin's friend Anne Sayre renewed public interest in Franklin's role in the DNA story, and she has now received the public acclaim that was not forthcoming at the time. Franklin's mother Muriel, who was reportedly inconsolable during her daughter's illness, wrote this biography "primarily for [Rosalind's] nieces and nephews, of whom she was very fond, but who were too young when she died to keep more than a dim memory of her... But perhaps those also who were born after her death may care to know a little about this aunt who died so young - she was only thirty-seven - so bravely, and in her short life achieved so much" (introduction). The sketch begins with childhood memories and describes the young Rosalind as possessing "a natural efficiency in whatever she was doing... and she could never understand why everyone could not work as methodically, and with equal competence" (p. 3). She was "a busy little girl, full of purposeful energy" whose approach to life was always "logical and exact. Even as a tiny child she could never accept a belief or statement for which no reason or proof could be produced. Particularly this applied to religion. On one occasion cross-examining me on the possibility of the existence of God, and being totally unconvinced by my replies to her searching questions, 'Well anyhow,' she triumphantly demanded, 'how do you know He isn't a She?'" (pp. 4-5). Another character trait that followed Franklin into adult life was her tempestuous personality, driven by passion that was "deep and strong and lasting, but she could never be demonstratively affectionate or readily express her deeper feelings in words. This combination of strong feeling, sensibility and emotional reserve, often complicated by an intense concentration on the matter of the moment, whatever it might be, could provoke either a stony silence or a storm" (p. 5). "She was always a little incalculable; a person of moods... and a depth of feeling not always realised by those who did not know or understand her very well" (p. 18). Muriel goes on to describe Franklin's school days, her various interests (science was decided on as her career very early), and her love of travel and the outdoors, particularly hiking and swimming, and her delight in sewing, fashion, cooking and serving as hostess for her friends and family. Franklin's research career is, as to be expected, not covered in depth, but her mother does write that, "The first two years at King's College were troubled by petty rivalries and jealousies that she felt acutely. Her mind was clear, incisive, and quick thinking, and her methods and conclusion often unconventional and original. Like most pioneers of thought she met opposition, and when, as often happened, she could not persuade colleagues to follow at her pace, she was apt to become impatient and despondent. It was at King's College that she began her investigations into the nature of nucleic acid and the structures associated with it; here she also developed a new and highly ingenious and complicated technique of taking X-ray photographs of deoxyribonucleic acid that produced remarkable results, and made her reputation in this field" (pp. 16-17). Muriel Franklin closes with a touching description of her daughter's fortitude during her long illness, and finally takes comfort in the the fact that, had she lived, she may have received the Nobel Prize alongside Watson and Crick and been made a Fellow of the Royal Society. Included at the end of the pamphlet is a tribute originally published in Nature by X-ray crystallographer John Desmond Bernal, with whom Franklin had studied viruses in the last years of her life. The pamphlet is illustrated with a wonderful photo of a young and vibrant Franklin on a hiking trip in Norway. A rare and moving account of the life of this great scientist. Frome & London: privately printed for Muriel Franklin by Butler & Tanner Ltd., [undated but sometime between 1962 and 1976]. 28-page pamphlet, stapled. Original blue-green wrappers, title to upper wrapper in black. Frontispiece from a photograph of Franklin. Wrappers just a little rubbed and toned at the extremities, the contents fresh and clean. Excellent condition.

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        CANCIONERO GENERAL DE LA DOCTRINA CRISTIANA (2 vols.) (obra completa)

      Sociedad de Bibliofilos Españoles, Tercera Epoca IV-V - Imp. Maestre 1962-1964, Madrid - . t.I 314 t.II 229 pp. 24,5x18 cm. Edición papel hilo, limitada, numerada y nominal (GASTOS DE ENVÍO INCLUIDOS EN EL PRECIO, para España, pago por transferencia previa) . BIBLIOFILIA FILOLOGIA CASTELLANA CANCIONERO POESIA 60197 ZR-71 Artesanal de época en piel con nervios, títulos dorados, ruedas en contracantos y corte sup. dorado

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        Paisajes de China: Seleccionados por la redacción de Fotografías de China / (Chinese Scenery)

      Pekin (Beijing): Ediciones en Lenguas Extranjeras, 1962. First edition. Softcover. g to vg. Oblong quarto (9 1/2 x 10 1/4"). [4]pp (Title and Introduction); [48]pp (Plates); [2]pp. Original photo-illustrated dust-jacket over blind wrappers.Illustrated with 48 striking photogravures (13 in full color) depicting some of the most spectacular and dizzying views of China, this scarce Spanish-language photo-book* takes us on a journey filled with the richness and diversity of its landscapes and culture.Dust-jacket partly rubbed along edges, with close tear and minor chipping at head of spine. Text in Spanish. Dust-jacket in overall good, wrappers and interior in very good condition. * The book is not in Parr, and OCLC indicates only three libraries worlwide owning it.

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        Pale Fire G. P. Putnam's Sons

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Impression (so stated on copyright page) of "Nabokov's most perfect novel" (Brian Boyd, "Nabokov: A Centennial Toast"). 8vo: 315,[1]pp. Publisher's back cloth, spine lettered in silver, crimson end papers, top edge stained pink; white dust jacket printed in red, orange, and black, Nabokov's photo on back panel, priced $5.00, Juliar's variant b (no priority established), without first-impression designation. Fine (topstain partially faded), tight, square, and unread; Fine (spine panel faded just a degree), bright and unmarked, without chips or tears. Unusually presentable and increasingly uncommon in such collectible condition. Juliar A35.1(b). Time 100. No. 53, Modern Library 100 Best Novels. No. 1, 20th Century’s Greatest Hits: 100 English-Language Books of Fiction. "A bizarre, three-legged race of a novel, Pale Fire is composed of a long narrative poem followed by a much longer set of footnotes written by an obsessive, increasingly deranged annotator. Charles Kinbote, a gay professor at a small New England college, may or may not be a noble-born expatriate from the exotic Eastern European principality of Zembla. He may or may not have stolen the manuscript he’s annotating, which he is convinced is really all about him. He is unquestionably, unhealthily obsessed with John Shade, the placid, Robert Frost-like poet who composed the poem. Beyond that all bets are off, and the questions ramify without end. Pale Fire is the kind of novel you can happily get lost in: a house of mirrors with no exit, a labyrinth with no endpoint." (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.

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        Presage: Paris Fashion Forecast

      1962. FASHION. Presage: Paris Fashion Forecast. Numbers 1 & 2 in 6 numbers and 55 additional issues. Illustrated throughout with colour plates, fabric swatches and photographs. Small folio preserved in publisher's decorative board folders as issued. Paris: Société d'éditions de Mode, 1962-1987. |~||~||~||~| A superb collection of issues of this visionary periodical which sought to predict the colours, styles, cuts, and fabrics of the coming seasons of Parisian haute-couture and pret-a-porter fashions in the expansive era of Yves Saint-Laurent, Christian Dior, Pierre Cardin, Guy Laroche, Capucci and Chloe. Presage was envisioned as an industry quarterly but eschewed traditional publishing formats and rejected advertising while producing a massive assemblage of up to the minute color samples and fabric swatches paired with graphically appealing texts, photographs and illustrations each on an unbound card which could easily be spread out on a cutting room table. Presage presents the peak of 1950s modernism and predicts the vibrant colors of the psychedelic 1960s. Présage was published in a somewhat complicated manner, and it is extremely difficult to ascertain just exactly how many issues were published. Among the titles for the individual issues were Lainages; Palette, Tissés; Jerseys ; Coloris and Sketch Future. The albums were originally produced to give a guide to the "fashion and women's clothing industries" as to what "Paris is promoting in the domain of colour and styling". Almost all the volumes reproduce fashion drawings, and have text and captions in English and French, often printed in vivid colors, describing the mounted, and inlaid and overlaid color samples and fabric swatches in lace, wool, cotton, silk, leather and other materials. Very few sets or even issues would appear to survive and the collection here offers an unrivalled look at the fashions of the period. Presage is a unsurpassed document of taste and design of the period. A list of the issues is available upon request. PROVENANCE: From the collection of the magazine's editor, Rosita Fanto.

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        Una Nueva Actitud ante el Trabajo [A New Attitude Toward Work]

      Havana, Cuba: Editorial CTC-R, 1962. Very Good. Signed. 16 pp. Pale green stapled wraps, signed and inscribed "Libertad o muerto [freedom or death]" by Che Guevara on the front cover. Light general wear to wraps, with light foxing and light fading at edges. Pages toned and foxed at first and last pages. A transcript of a speech titled "A New Attitude Toward Work" which Guevara gave to union workers who beat production records. Signed.

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        Something Wicked This Way Comes

      Simon & Schuster, New York 1962 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Ray Bradbury on a laid in signature. A beautiful copy. This ORIGINAL First Issue dustjacket is rich in color with minor wear to the edges. The book is bound in the publisher's cloth and is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy SIGNED by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Mardersteig per i Cento amici del libro, 1962. Cm. 34, pp. 92 (4). Con 39 silografie e 6 linoleografie originali, di cui 3 a colori f.t. di Mino Maccari. Bross. edit. con titoli ed illustrazione al piatto, protezione in velina ed entro custodia. Perfetta conservazione, in stato di nuovo. Pregevole edizione in tiratura limitata di 120 esemplari numerati (ns. n. 103) e firmati da Sanminiatelli. Uno dei libri più celebri e meglio riusciti tra quelli illustrati da Maccari.

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

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        Ficciones [Fictions]

      London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine-/Fine-. First Impression, translated from the Spanish. Edited and with an introduction by Anthony Kerrigan. 8vo: [6],7-174pp. Publisher's grey coarsely woven cloth, spine lettered in gilt, typographic dust jacket priced 21s. About Fine lightly read copy, square and tight with former owner's name neatly penned on front fly leaf; about Fine jacket, the fugitive pinks and yellows still vibrant, spine panel without usual heavy toning, lightly soiled back panel, very short closed tear to lower left front panel. A sharp copy of the uncommon British edition. Ficciones "is composed of two distinct sections, The Garden of Forking Paths and Artifices. The former was published in 1941, in Spanish, as a stand-alone collection of eight short stories, and republished with the latter under the title Ficciones in 1944. With The Aleph (1949), it is one of the twin pillars upholding Borges’s reputation as one of the greatest literary artists of the twentieth century. . . . [Ficciones] contains those themes and motifs—identity, time, infinity, betrayal, mirrors, labyrinths, heresies—that Borges explored with such frequency, originality and authority throughout his career that they became, in some important sense, his own. For a reader, it is an exhilarating, unsettling and unforgettable experience, not least for the countless questions it raises about such issues as the stability of identity, the nature of authorship and the idea of fiction itself. The stories of Ficciones [some of Borges's best known pieces are collected here, including "Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote," "The Garden of Forking Paths," "The Library of Babel," "Death and the Compass," and "Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius"] had a seismic impact on the development of world literature; its aftershocks can still be felt today." (Literary Encyclopedia) 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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        Incredibly scarce Beatles signed photo from 1962 of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Pete Best

      n.p., 1962. 6.25" x 8.5". "Black and White glossy publicity photo of the Beatles, 8.5"" x 6.25. White margin along the bottom edge which once held paste ins for their individual names. Now ""Pete"" remains along with a red penned note of ""John"". Signed by all four members on the verso, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Pete Best as ""To Maurine Love from George Harrison"", "" Love to Maurine from Paul McCartney XXXX"", ""To Maurin Lots of Love from John XXX"", ""Love Pete Best"". Verso with expected handling marks, and light creasing. Photo very slightly touched up. Accompanied with two letters of authenticity from both Beckett and James Spence.A phenomenally scarce original 1962 black and white signed publicity photo of the Beatles, with the original core group of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison. And of the original drummer Pete Best who was replaced by Ringo Starr in 1962.One can not overstate the ""Beatles"" movement. A tusamni of excellence musically and from a marketing perspective, they are the best-selling band in history, with estimated sales of over 600 million records worldwide. They have had more number-one albums on the British charts and sold more singles in the UK than any other act. According to the RIAA, the Beatles are also the Best-selling music artists in the United States, with 178 million certified units. In 2008, the group topped Billboard magazine's list of the all-time most successful ""Hot 100"" artists; as of 2017, they hold the record for most number one hits on the Hot 100 chart with twenty. They have received ten Grammy Awards, an Academy Award for Best Original Song Score and fifteen Ivor Novello Awards. The group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988, and all four were inducted individually from 1994 to 2015. They were also collectively included in Time magazine's compilation of the twentieth century's 100 most influential people.The Roots of the Beatles began with a group of really young kids (ages 14,15 and 16!), and is fascinating in its own right. In March 1957, John Lennon, then aged sixteen, formed a skiffle group with several friends from Quarry Bank School. They briefly called themselves the Blackjacks, before changing their name to the Quarrymen after discovering that a respected local group was already using the other name. Fifteen-year-old Paul McCartney joined as a rhythm guitarist shortly after he and Lennon met that July. In February 1958, McCartney invited his friend George Harrison to watch the band. The fourteen-year-old auditioned for Lennon, impressing him with his playing, but Lennon initially thought Harrison was too young to join them. After a month of Harrison's persistence, they enlisted him as their lead guitarist. By January 1959, Lennon's Quarry Bank friends had left the group, and he began studies at the Liverpool College of Art. The three guitarists, billing themselves at least three times as Johnny and the Moondogs, were playing rock and roll whenever they could find a drummer. Lennon's art school friend Stuart Sutcliffe, who had recently sold one of his paintings and was persuaded to purchase a bass guitar, joined in January 1960, and it was he who suggested changing the band's name to Beatals, as a tribute to Buddy Holly, a name they used the name until May, when they became the Silver Beetles, and then changed by the middle of August to the Beatles.This incredibly, extremely scarce, early photo dated from 1962, was during this early phase while they were trialing different drummers until they settled in with Ringo Star. Pete Best known as the original drummer, played with the Beatles between 1960 and 1962. Provenance: Accompanied with two letters of authenticity from both Beckett and James Spence. "

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        Letting Go

      Random House 1962 - Extremely rare large format uncorrected proof of Roth's second book. Very good in wrappers, missing some pages in the rear. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Hurricane Carter signed 1962 boxing license, with Carmen Tedeschi his corrupt manager, along with attached photo!

      New York: , October 25, 1962. New York, October 25, 1962. 3" x 5". "Signed Boxing License renewal application. Blue card stock, 5"" x 3""., completely hand filled, with Name address, Ring Weight, Date of Birth, Manager name, Contract expiration etc. Singed by Hurricane Carter at the bottom as ""Rubin Carter"", with the date of the fee received as ""10/25/62"" located on verso along with Carters small black and white photo attached by a staple. The application has two punch holes and is lightly creased, else near fine. Additionally signed by a notary public, and the Medical Examiner.An amazing piece of boxing history, occurring just before the Carter's intense rapid rise to fame and his subsequent equally intense rapid demise to jail and financial ruin (of which Carter's life was immortalized in Bob Dylan's song 'Hurricane""). This handsome example of Hurricane Carters Boxing license renewal was executed while boxing under his contentious manager, Carmen Tedeschi. His license showed him with a ""Ring Weight"" of ""160"" lbs, with the manager of ""Carmen Tedeschi"", and answering ""No"" to the question of 'Have you been convicted of a crime since the last license?""However, everything in Carter's life was about to change, from being arrested for the Lafayette bar murders to losing everything he built financially at the hands of his slick, deceitful manager.Hurricanes first rise in the world of boxing first began in 1957. Carter had been arrested a second time in his life, this time for purse snatching; and had spent four years in Trenton State, a maximum-security prison, for that crime. After his release, he channeled his considerable anger, towards his situation and that of Paterson's African-American community, into his boxing -- he turned pro in 1961 and began a startling four-fight winning streak, including two knockouts.By October 1962, a little more than a year after he left Trenton state prison, Carter made the big time, and by the end of 1963/ early 1964 he was the number one contender in the middle weight division vying for the championship crown. For his lightning-fast fists, Carter soon earned the nickname ""Hurricane"" and became one of the top contenders for the world middleweight crown.However at the hands of his then manager, Tedeschi, Carter no longer flourished. Also spoiling the concentration Carter needed to thrive as a boxer was the betrayal of his manager, Carmen Tedeschi. Short and rotund, Tedeschi wore shiny silk suits, kept a cigar in his mouth, and talked a good game. He lived in Saddlebrook, New Jersey, and raised pigeons for a hobby and profit. Carter met Tedeschi in 1962 through one of his uncles, and he befriended Tedeschi\ wife and three children, chaperoning the oldest daughter to a high school dance. Hut Carter had mis-placed his trust. Like many boxers, he allowed his manager to hold his winnings, then the manager doled out cash as the fighter needed it. Tedeschi drummed up fights for Carter, paid the trainers, cut men, and sparring partners, and gave the boxer plenty of money to lavish perks on his family and himself. But Carter didn't keep track of how the winnings were being spent and saved. After he had been with Tedeschi lor more than a year, the manager wrote Tommy Parks a S25 check — which bounced. Parks knew his fighter was in trouble. ""Rubin, you better watch your money, man,"" Parks told him. ""What do vou have in the bank?"" ""I've got $70,000,"" Carter replied. ""You don't got a dime,"" Parks said. And he didn't, but Carter kept Tedeschi around as long as he was getting him fights and giving him spending money. The ruse came to an end in 1964 when an agent from IRS told him he owed $95,000 in back taxes. That was impossible said Carter who insisted that his manager paid taxes after every fight. But Tedeschi had kept the money for himself. Carter finally fired him a few moths before the Giardello fight. The chicanery deepened his distrust of others and taught him that he could not let anyone else control his fate. The squandered earning cost Carter dearly when his legal fees depleted his savings and his wife and daughter were forced to live off welfare checks. In the end, the back taxes were never paid. Short of cash, and then incarcerated, carter left the ring owing money - fitting coda to a promising career that ran painfully shortBut things turned from bad to worse for Carter …Carter was training for his next shot at the world middleweight title (against champion Dick Tiger) in October 1966 when he was arrested for the June 17 triple murder of three patrons at the Lafayette Bar & Grill in Paterson. Carter and John Artis had been arrested on the night of the crime because they fit an eyewitness description of the killers (""two Negroes in a white car""), but they had been cleared by a grand jury when the one surviving victim failed to identify them as the gunmen.Now, the state had produced two eyewitnesses, Alfred Bello and Arthur D. Bradley, who had made positive identifications. During the trial that followed, the prosecution produced little to no evidence linking Carter and Artis to the crime, a shaky motive (racially-motivated retaliation for the murder of a black tavern owner by a white man in Paterson hours before), and the only two eyewitnesses were petty criminals involved in a burglary (who were later revealed to have received money and reduced sentences in exchange for their testimony). Nevertheless, on June 29, 1967, Carter and Artis were convicted of triple murder and sentenced to three life prison terms.While incarcerated at Trenton State and Rahway State prisons, Carter continued to maintain his innocence by defying the authority of the prison guards, refusing to wear an inmate's uniform, and becoming a recluse in his cell. He read and studied extensively, and in 1974 published his autobiography, The 16th Round: From Number 1 Contender to Number 45472, to widespread acclaim.The story of his plight attracted the attention and support of many luminaries, including Bob Dylan, who visited Carter in prison, wrote the song ""Hurricane"" (included on his 1976 album, Desire), and played it at every stop of his Rolling Thunder Revue tour. Prizefighter Muhammad Ali also joined the fight to free Carter, along with leading figures in liberal politics, civil rights and entertainment.An incredible piece of Boxing history by a legend both in and out of the ringBOB DYLANS'S LYRICS REGARDING THE EVENT, written to make the Carter case known to a broader public and was credited with harnessing popular support to Carter's defense:Pistols shots ring out in the bar room nightEnter Patty Valentine from the upper hallShe sees the bartender in a pool of bloodCries out, ""My God, they killed them all!""Here comes the story of the HurricaneThe man the authorities came to blameFor something that he never donePut him in a prison cell but one time he could-a beenThe champion of the world.Three bodies lying there does Patty seeAnd another man named Bello moving around mysteriously""I didn't do it"", he says and he throws up his hands,""I was only robbing the register. I hope you understand.""I saw them leaving,"" he says and he stops,""One of us had better call up the cops.""And so Patty calls the copsAnd they arrive on the sceneWith their red lights flashingIn the hot New Jersey night.Meanwhile far away in another part of townRubin Carter and a couple of friends are driving aroundNumber one contender for the middleweight crownHad no idea what kinda shit was about to go downWhen a cop pulled him over to the side of the roadJust like the time before and the time before thatIn Patterson that's just the way things goIf you're black you might as well not show up on the street'Less you wanna draw the heat.Alfred Bello had a partner and he had a rap for the copsHim and Arthur Dexter Bradley were just out prowling aroundHe said, ""I saw two men running out. They looked like middleweights.They jumped into a white car with out-of-state plates.""And Miss Patty Valentine just nodded her headCop said, ""Wait a minute, boys, this one's not dead.""So they took him to the infirmaryAnd though this man could hardly seeThey told him he could identify the guilty men.Four in the morning and they haul Rubin inThey took him to the hospital and they brought him upstairsThe wounded man looks up through his one dying eyeSays, ""Why'd you bring him in here for? He ain't the guy!""Here's the story of the HurricaneThe man the authorities came to blameFor something that he never donePut in a prison cell but one time he could-a been the champion of the world.Four months later the ghettos are in flameRubin's in South America fighting for his nameWhile Arthur Dexter Bradley's still in the robbery gameAnd the cops are putting the screws to him looking for somebody to blame""Remember that murder that you happened in a bar?Remember you said you saw the getaway car?You think you'd like to play ball with the law?Think it might-a been that fighter that you saw running that night?Don't forget that you are white"".Arthur Dexter Bradley said, ""I'm really not sure.""The cop said, ""A boy like you could use a break.We got you for the motel job and we're talking to your friend Bello.Now you don't wanna have to go back to jail, be a nice fellow.You'll be doing society a favor.That son of a bitch is brave and getting braver.We want to put his ass in stir.We want to pin this triple murder on him.He ain't no Gentleman Jim.""Rubin could take a man out with just one punchBut he never did like to talk about it all that much""It's my work,"" he'd say, ""and I do it for pay.And when it's over I'd just as soon go on my wayUp to some paradise.Where the trout streams flow and the air is nice.And ride a horse along a trail.""But then they took him to the jailhouseWhere they try to turn a man into a mouse.All of Rubin's cards were marked in advanceThe trial was a pig-circus. He never had a chanceThe judge made Rubin's witnesses drunkards from the slumsTo the white folks who watched he was a revolutionary bumAnd to the black folks he was just a crazy niggerNo one doubted that he pulled the triggerAnd though they could not produce the gunThe DA said he was the one who did the deedAnd the all-white jury agreed.Rubin Carter was falsely triedThe crime was murder 'one'. Guess who testified?Bello and Bradley and they both baldly liedAnd the newspapers—they all went along for the rideHow can the life of such a manBe in the palm of some fool's hand?To see him obviously framedCouldn't help but make me feel ashamedTo live in a landWhere justice is a game.Now all the criminals in their coats and their tiesAre free to drink martinis and watch the sun riseWhile Rubin sits like Buddha in a ten-foot cellAn innocent man in a living hellYes, that's the story of the HurricaneBut it won't be over 'til they clear his nameAnd give him back the time he's donePut in a prison cell but one time he could-a beenThe champion of the world."

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        The Drowned World - In brown binding

      Gollancz, 1962. Hardcover. Very Good. In the rare Gollancz brown binding A very good+ book without inscriptions. Some spotting to the page edges and a patch of rubbing to the foot of the front board. Absolutely no marks, stamps or inscriptions. Small remainder mark to the foot of the page block. Bound in the rare brown binding and not the usual red binding used by Gollancz for Ballard's early titles. In a very good+ unclipped wrapper (showing 21s as called for). Some rubbing to the spine and some light loss to the spine ends and corners. A rare copy in the brown binding and the author's first novel. Copies of Ballard's Gollancz first editions are genuinely thin on the ground.

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      L'Arbalète 1962 - In-12 broché, couverture rempliée, 107 p. Seconde édition. L'un des 25 exemplaires de tête sur Japon nacré. Non découronné, tel que paru. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Other America

      New York: Macmillan Co, 1962. Uncorrected Proof. Paperback. Paperback. Uncorrected Proof. A very good book in publisher's original plain wraps. A long form galley that precedes any of the hardcover editions of this book. Some foxing to the front and rear covers and minor staining. The cover lists the "probable publication" date as March 19, 1962 and the probable price as $4.00. First editions of the this book are quite uncommon andproofs even more so. As one critic has noted: "Read by President Kennedy and many others, this highly influential book argued that despite Americaís apparent postwar prosperity, tens of millions of Americans were stuck in desperate poverty. The Other America spurred many of the domestic policy initiatives undertaken by the federal government in the 1960s, known collectively as ìthe war on poverty.î.

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