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        Saint Francis.

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1962. First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Translated from the Greek by Peter A. Bien. Signed by the translator on the front free endpaper, "To John "Who knows, perhaps God is simply the search for God." Peter Bien." Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a few small closed tears. The protean Greek author Nikos Kazantzakis retells the story of the most beloved of saints--Francis of Assisi, who permanently changed the way people think about following God. Drawing on the traditional stories of the saint's life, Kazantzakis infuses the tale with a fervent vision that is uniquely his own, highlighting the saint's heroic single-mindedness in the face of extreme physical and spiritual suffering. He portrays the saint as a great lover and inspiring leader who embraced radical poverty in the face of many obstacles and temptations while achieving a way of life marked by epic generosity. "The novel is strong, deep, and moving. . . . a penetration into the mystery and wonder of life" (San Francisco Chronicle).

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        Naked Lunch

      New York: Grove Press, 1962. First American edition. Black cloth backed boards, light spotting on the top edge, a fine copy in lightly used first issue dust jacket. Inscribed by Burroughs on the title page. 3500 copies were printed of this edition, fewer than of the Olympia Press first edition. It contains also the first book appearances of Burroughs's "Deposition: Testimony concerning a Sickness," and "Letter from a Master Addict to Dangerous Drugs." Maynard and Miles A2b.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A Goldwasser Rare Books]
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        One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

      1962. First Edition . Signed. KESEY, Ken. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. New York: Viking, 1962. Octavo, original green cloth, original dust jacket. $10,500.First edition of KeseyÂ’s most “popular and enduring” work, boldly inscribed by Kesey: “For Maggie, Ken Kesey, 1994.”""Ken Kesey's first novel remains his most popular and enduringÂ… Cuckoo's Nest resonates with the classic theme of the individual rebelling against the controlling forces of society"" (Books of the Century, 98). On publication in 1962, Time magazine called Cuckoo's Nest ""a roar of protest against middlebrow society's Rules and the invisible Rulers who enforce them."" Adapted to the stage in 1963, with Kirk Douglas in the lead, the novel was the basis for the highly successful 1975 film starring Jack Nicholson. First issue, with ""that fool Red Cross woman"" on page 9, lines 12-13, in first-issue dust jacket containing Kerouac's endorsement on the front flap. Owner gift inscriptions on front free endpaper. Tiny tear to half-title where Kesey's signature pressed through the paper.Book near-fine, with a few spots of foxing to front endpaper and mild toning to bottom edge of cloth. Dust jacket very good, with some wear and light staining mainly to extremities, shallow chipping to spine ends and mild toning to spine. A desirable copy.

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        Le cordon ombilical

      1962. Plon, Paris 1962, 14,5x20cm, broché. - Plon, Paris 1962, 14,5x20cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 200 copie numerate sul filo puro, il nostro uno dei 100 riservato ai Club della edizione originale, l'unica grande carta. firma scritta a mano di Jean Cocteau sulla pagina occhietto. Bel ben copia completa dei suoi 4 litografie originali di Jean Cocteau il cui unico copie della edizione deluxe sono arricchiti. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 200 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, le nôtre un des 100 réservés au Club de l'Edition originale, seuls grands papiers. Signature manuscrite de Jean Cocteau sur la page de faux-titre. Bel exemplaire bien complet de ses 4 lithographies originales de Jean Cocteau dont seuls les exemplaires du tirage de tête sont enrichis.

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        The Spy Who Loved Me.

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1962. First edition of the tenth novel in Ian Fleming's James Bond series. Octavo, original black cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Peter To Cheer him up! From Ian." Fine in a fine dust jacket. Dust jacket art by Richard Chopping. Housed in a full morocco clamshell box, the front panel mimicking the dust jacket. Rare and desirable signed and inscribed by Ian Fleming. In light of the novel's immense presence as a classic thriller, it's amusing to learn that it was at first poorly received. The novel was banned in several countries due to its heightened sexual writing. The reception was so bad that Fleming wrote to Michael Howard of the Jonathan Cape publishing company to explain why he wrote the book: "I had become increasingly surprised to find my thrillers, which were designed for an adult audience, being read in schools, and that young people were making a hero out of James Bond ... So it crossed my mind to write a cautionary tale about Bond, to put the record straight in the minds particularly of younger readers ... the experiment has obviously gone very much awry" (Chancellor 2005). Upon Fleming's request, no reprints were made until after his death in 1964.

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        Naked Lunch

      Grove Press, New York 1962 - Black cloth backed boards, light spotting on the top edge, fine copy first issue dust jacket. Inscribed by Burroughs on the title page. 3500 copies were printed of this edition, fewer than of the Olympia Press first edition. It contains also the first book appearances of Burroughs's "Deposition: Testimony concerning a Sickness," and "Letter from a Master Addict to Dangerous Drugs." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Portraitpostkarte mit eigenh. Widmung und U. O. O., 1. VI. 1962.

      1962. 1 S. 8vo. Aus der Sammlung des Theologen Hermann Dembowski (1928-2012).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        The Ipcress File.

      8vo., original cloth with dust wrapper. A little light rubbing to edges of wrapper otherwise a very good copy. First edition.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        EL GREMIO DE FABRICANTES DE SABADELL, FERNANDO DEL CAÑO ESCUDERO, ALBUM, 1962

      1962 - Sabadell. Gremio de Fabricantes de Sabadell, Fundado en 1559. 37X27. Piel, relieves dorados y gran sello en portada del gremio. Magna edición de gratitud de la reconstrucción de las empresas siniestradas por la gran desastre de las riadas en el Valles Occidental, en los años 60, contiene 55 bellas fotografias de la época. Muy buen ejemplar. Ref 1.6 Biblioteca ASD. Language: eng [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brendan Behan's Island

      Bernard, Geis Associates, Random House, New York, 1962 First US edition, first printing.Large octavo. Original tonic green and brown boards titles to spine gilt, brown topstain, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket.An excellent copy in the light marked and nicked dust jacket. Signed by the author Behan on the title page and by the artist on the frontispiece. Began was not a prolific signer of most of his books, although we believe he was commissioned by the publishers to autograph a batch of this particular title.[110]

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        Anniversaire de l'Infante

      1962. First Edition . WILDE, Oscar. LÂ’Anniversaire de lÂ’Infante. Illustrations par Alastair. Paris: The Black Sun Press, 1928. Folio, original cream paper wrappers, original glassine, original marbled slipcase. $8500.Rare limited deluxe first edition, number II of only 10 copies on Japon Impérial out of 110 printed, with nine full-page illustrations by Alastair and published by Harry and Caresse CrosbyÂ’s Black Sun Press.This special edition of WildeÂ’s “The Birthday of the Infanta,” originally published in English in The House of Pomegranates in 1891, was designed entirely by Alastair, with nine full-page and numerous marginal illustrations by him. “Alastair” was the pseudonym of Baron Hans Henning Voight, German-born artist, dancer and mime, who derived his provocative style of illustration directly from Aubrey Beardsley. His pictures are known for their combination of “decorative elegance with a fascination with the perverse, sinister and satanic” (Peppin & Micklethwait). Caresse and Harry CrosbyÂ’s Black Sun Press “is one of those happy combinations of husband and wife working together, which always lend added charm to a private press and they make a point of providing interesting illustrations” (Ransom, 178). With forward by Harry Crosby. Text in French. Book fine, illustrations vivid and beautiful. Only light edge-wear to original glassine and slipcase. A fine copy. Rare.

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        Sir Winston Churchill declines an invitation after suffering a broken leg in the French Riviera.

      London, England, September 11, 1962. 7.5" X 9.5". "Typed Letter Signed: “Winston S. Churchill”, one page, 7.5” X 9.5”, 11 September, 1962, 28 Hyde Park Gate, London. Addressed to Mr. H.P. Moll, Esq. In full, “My wife and I are most interested to hear of the improvements you are carrying out at the West Essex Conservative Club. Thank you for writing to us. / Unfortunately, owing to my accident, neither of us is accepting invitations for the autumn, but if you would later on let us know the date of the ceremony you contemplate, I would arrange for a member of my family to attend if you would like this. / We hope that the alterations to the Club will give pleasure to all who use it. / With all good wishes."" Tack holes in upper blank areas and the usual folds, else fine condition.The accident Churchill refers to was a fall he took attempting to climb out of bed while in the French Riviera. It resulted in a broken leg which required surgery and lengthy recuperation back in London. This event began a slow but steady decline in Churchill’s health and his gradual withdrawal from public life until his death on January 24, 1965."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        The Waste Land

      London: Faber and Faber,, [1962]. Quarto. Original quarter vellum, marbled sides, title to spine gilt, gilt rule to boards, top edge gilt. Housed in a matching slipcase, as issued. A little wear to tips; an excellent copy in the slipcase lacking top and bottom edges. Signed limited edition, number 251 of 300 copies signed by the author. It was originally published in 1922.

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        Large iconic image of President Kennedy in the Oval office

      Washington, DC, c. 1962. 13.75" x 11". "Black and White Mat photo, 13.75"" x 11"". Soft creasing to the outer white margin not affecting the photo image. The verso includes the Photographer stamp as ""Mr. Ollie Atkins / Washington Photographer / The Saturday Evening Post / P.O. Box 11 / Fairfax Virginia …""A classic image of President John Kennedy sitting in the Oval Office behind the Resolute desk. This iconic desk was a gift from Queen Victoria to President Rutherford B. Hayes and was built from pieces of a salvaged Arctic discovery vessel. With a few exceptions, it has been used in the Oval Office by every President, including Obama. The desk boasts a secret door, an earlier adjustment. Some of the most endearing images of President Kennedy include the President working behind the desk, while his son, John Jr., peers from behind the panel of the secret door. A handsome large photo which would present well framed."

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        Genesis in 27 Original-Farbholzschnitten und 8 Vignetten. [Mappe mit 30 signierten Original-Holzschnitten, davon 27 in Farbe].

      Berlin, Käthe Vogt Verlag 1962 - Folio. 42 cm. Original-Halbleinenmappe mit 32 losen Blättern (Titelblatt, Folge der Blätter, 27 Holzschnitte, 3 Blatt Vignetten). mber 33 of 50 copies of the limited edition with 30 sheets, numbered and signed original woodcuts by Carl-Heinz Kliemann. Measure sheets: 41,0 x 33,0 cm. 1 woodcut with two tears (2 cm and 0,5 cm) inside the woodcut, folder with minimal traces of use, otherwise fine condition. Nummer 33 von 50 nummerierten Exemplaren mit 27 nummerierten und signierten Original-Farbholzschnitten von Carl-Heinz Kliemann und 3 Blätter, ebenfalls nummeriert und signiert, mit den 8 Vignetten in Schwarzweiss. Maße Blätter: 41,0 x 33,0 cm. Die Drucke vom Holzstock auf Japanpapier besorgte die Druckerei Otto v. Holten, Berlin. 1 Holzschnitt mit zwei kaum sichtbaren ca. 2 cm und 0,5 cm großen Schnitten innerhalb des Holzschnitts, Mappe minimal berieben, ansonsten sehr gutes Exemplar. Number 33 of 50 copies of the limited edition with 30 sheets, numbered and signed original woodcuts by Carl-Heinz Kliemann. Measure sheets: 41,0 x 33,0 cm. 1 woodcut with two tears (2 cm and 0,5 cm) inside the woodcut, folder with minimal traces of use, otherwise fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        Vitraux pour Jérusalem.

      Monte-Carlo, André Sauret, 1962. - Gr. in-4°, 210p. Contient 2 lithographies originales en couleurs de Chagall réalisées spécialement pour cet ouvrage et une centaine d'illustrations en noir et en couleurs h-texte. Introduction et notes de Jean Leymarie. Nom de possesseur en page de garde, sinon exemplaire en parfaite condition. Reliure pleine toile d'éditeur, sous jaquette illustrée.

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        Expositions and Developments

      1962. First Edition . Signed. STRAVINSKY, Igor. CRAFT, Robert. Expositions and Developments. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1962. Octavo, original black cloth, original dust jacket. $2500.First edition, warmly inscribed on the half title to neighbor and longtime friend Miranda Levy, ""To my dear Miranda, with love and kisses from I Stravinsky, Nov /63.""""Few 20th-century composers enjoyed international influence and importance equal to that of Stravinsky. This influence exists in the materials of his music and in his rigorous search for an individual soundÂ… For many years he was, with Schoenberg, one of the two unofficial poles of Western music"" (ANB). In these conversations with his protégé, conductor Robert Craft (who coauthored seven books with him), Stravinsky discusses his childhood in St. Petersburg, Russia; recalls such musical luminaries as Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov; reflects on the intersection of music and modern recording technology; and discusses scores including The Firebird, The Rite of Spring and his then-new work, The Flood. Illustrated with eight pages of black-and-white photographs. Inscribed to Miranda Levy, a founding member of the Santa Fe Opera and wife of pioneering television director Ralph Levy (whose credits include directing the original I Love Lucy pilot episode). Miranda ""met Stravinsky at the Aspen, Colorado Music Festival in 1950, then hosted him on a New Mexico visitÂ… [When] the composer let it be known he was interested in D.H. LawrenceÂ… [Miranda] introduced Stravinsky to LawrenceÂ’s widowÂ… [Miranda and Ralph Levy] moved to Los Angeles and bought a house less than a block from Stravinsky'sÂ… Just as she had once kept Santa Feans up to date on the latest news and gossip, she now regaled Igor and Vera Stravinsky with daily updates on movie studio gossip"" (Albquerque Journal).Dust jacket with light rubbing to spine ends and edges. A very nearly fine inscribed presentation/association copy.

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        Etymologicon magnum seu verius lexicon saepissime vocabulorum origines indagans ex pluribus lexicis scholasticis et grammaticis anonymi cuiusdam opera concinnatum.

      Amsterdam, Hakkert, 1962 - 2468 p. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit Signatur und Stempel. Buchdecke bestoßen und berieben, Papier leicht nachgedunkelt. Sehr sauberes Exemplar ohne Einträge. Guter Zustand Ex-lib. in good condition. Book cover bumped, pages slightly yellowed, pages clean, without notes la Gewicht in Gramm: 5040 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiq. Bookfarm/ Sebastian Seckfort]
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        Four typed and signed notes and letters.

      N. p., July-September 1962. - Four letters with their envelopes. 4to and oblong 8vo. Altogether 6 pp. on 6 ff. All addressed to the Russian journalist and poet Igor Mikhailusenko (b. 1932) concerning Russia and the cold war: "[.] I believe that the two German States are equally dangerous. Western Germany is fanatically obsessed with the cold war and Eastern Germany is a cruel, vicious tyranny, capable of keeping its population within its borders only with barbed wire and machine guns. I think that the Government of the Soviet Union and the Government of the United States have a responsibility to come to an agreement which reflects the interests of peace and not the interests of either German State. I think that the problem of West Berlin could be solved in several ways. One would be for a united Berlin to become the seat of the United Nations, another would be for West and East Berlin to become a neutral city under the jurisdiction of the United Nations, and another would be for Berlin to become autonomous, protected through agreement by both East and West [.]" (from the letter of September 5, 1962). - Together with a flyer for Russell's Committee of 100 mass sit-down, originally scheduled for September 9, 1962, but canceled for lack of support. - Generally good, sizes vary.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Requiem

      1962. First Edition . COCTEAU, Jean. Le Requiem. (Paris): Gallimard, (1962). Small quarto, original printed paper wrappers, glassine, uncut and unopened. $3000.First trade edition of this collection of poems, CocteauÂ’s final book, published just a year before his death. This copy warmly inscribed at length by Cocteau and signed by him with his characteristic star flourish to his good friend Maurice Goudeket, who was married to CocteauÂ’s dear friend Colette until her death in 1954.Above the half title, Cocteau has penned the name “Maurice Goudeket.” Below he writes, “Mes amis très cheres, jÂ’ai à peine envoyer ce fleuve des morts dans lÂ’autre bonheur. Avec tendresse, Jean.” In 1920, following publication of her succès de scandale, the novel Chéri, Colette entered the world of modern poetry and painting revolving around Jean Cocteau, who was later her neighbor in Jardins du Palais-Royal. They became great friends, and over the years, both often referred to each other, directly and indirectly, in their books. In 1935, Colette married Maurice Goudeket, whom she described as a “saint,” and who cared for her during her later years. She died in 1954.Goudeket remarried after ColetteÂ’s death. His second wife, the actress (and widow of couturier Lucien Lelong) Sanda Dancovici, bore Goudeket a child when he was 71 years old, about two years before the publication of Le Requiem. Perhaps this is the “bonheur” referenced by Cocteau in his inscription. Cocteau wrote the poems contained in Le Requiem while convalescing from a severe hemorrhage. “Cette perte de sang,” he writes in the Preface, “mÂ’en lassait juste assez pour vivre et pour faire la planche sur le fleuve des morts.” The entire book deals with his hallucinatory near-death experience and his drawn-out recovery, which perhaps also contributes to the somewhat apologetic tone of his inscription. Issued at the same time as 125 numbered copies printed on hand-made paper. Text in French. Small perforated stamp “SP” to margin of final signature and rear free endpaper.Very nearly fine condition, entirely uncut and unopened, warmly inscribed by Cocteau to his close friend.

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        Author! Author!

      Simon and Schuster, New York 1962 - 8vo, mustard cloth spine over mustard bds, title in red on spine with wavy blind-emb. border, ft bd. with blind emb. border and author name in script in red, mustard topstain, small bump top edge back bd near spine, two tiny puncture marks upper back bd near spine, sl. bumping top spine end, else binding clean, bright, tight and unworn; red-orange eps, SIGNED by Wodehous on ffep "to Hal, 1963,"else internally fine; unclipped illus dj with author's photograph, very sl. spine fade, bumping to spine ends, sl. chipping to bottom spine end, slightly more chippine to upper spine end and bumping to upper medial aspect upper edge ft panel, light soil to back panel, in archival cover. See photographs. Very scarce SIGNED first printing of the author's letters, "matchlessly funny," to friends and other authors. Book in very nice condition, while jacket does look better than described and priced in consideration of the dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        We Seven

      1962. SCHIRRA, Walter M. We Seven. By the Astronauts Themselves. New York: Simon and Schuster, (1962). Octavo, original black cloth with gray spine, pictorial endpapers, original dust jacket. $2200.Book club edition of this comprehensive and engaging first-hand account of the genesis of America’s manned space program, inscribed by Wally Schirra on the front free endpaper (“To Bruce, Wally Schirra”) and signed by Chris Kraft, NASA’s first manned spaceflight director.“The first seven American astronauts were an admirable group of individuals chosen to sit at the apex of a pyramid of human effort… In volunteering to entrust their lives to Mercury’s spirit and Atlas’ strength to blaze a trail for man into the empyrean, they chose to lead by following the opportunity that chance, circumstance, technology and history had prepared for them” (Swenson, Grimwood & Alexander, 164-65). We Seven chronicles the beginnings of American manned space exploration from the perspectives of those who pioneered it, with each member of Project Mercury contributing at least three essay-length sections. With numerous black-and-white photographic illustrations, color photographic endpapers and title page. Dust jacket lightly rubbed and soiled with minor chip to top edge of rear panel. A near-fine signed and inscribed copy.

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        Spy Who Loved Me

      1962. First Edition . FLEMING, Ian. The Spy Who Loved Me. London: Jonathan Cape, (1962). Octavo, original brown paper boards with silver-gilt, red endpapers, original dust jacket. $3000.First edition of Fleming’s tenth Bond thriller—the author’s unusual examination of his super-spy “from the other end of the gun barrel.”""A significant departure from usual,"" The Spy Who Loved Me, in which 007 appears only toward the end of the book, proved to be ""the easiest thing [Fleming] had ever done"" (Lycett, 381). As he had while composing From Russia, With Love (1957) and Thunderball (1961), the author again toyed with the idea of killing off his phenomenally popular super spy. Although the title page lists the book as being written by Ian Fleming with Vivienne Michel, the ""coauthorship credit is a hoax: Vivienne Michel was the name of the wife of one of Fleming's golfing companions in Jamaica"" (Biondi & Pickard, 47). Fleming ""had become alarmed that his earlier thrillers, designed for an adult audience, were increasingly read in schools… where young people made a hero out of James Bond… He did not regard Bond as a heroic figure 'but only as an efficient professional in his job.' Therefore he had sought to write a 'cautionary tale' to put the record straight, particularly for his younger readers. Unable to do this in his usual narrative style, he had invented a heroine 'through whom I could examine Bond from the other end of the gun barrel, so to speak'"" (Lycett, 401-02). Without quad mark between ""E"" and ""M"" of ""Fleming"" on title page (no priority established). Made into the 1977 film of the same title, starring Roger Moore and Barbara Bach. Gilbert A10a (1.1). Book fine. Light wear to extremities of bright dust jacket with tape repair to the verso of spine head. A near-fine copy.

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        Senza titolo.

      1962 - Costretto dalle vicende familiari ad orientarsi verso le botteghe dei restauratori e a imparare quel mestiere, coltiv

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        The Jerusalem Windows

      George Braziller 1962 - The first edition, with two original lithographs by Chagall. Very good with the original acetate dust jacket. Rare thus. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Jerusalem Windows

      1962. First Edition . CHAGALL, Marc. The Jerusalem Windows. Text and Notes by Jean Leymarie. New York: George Braziller, (1962). Folio, original red cloth, photographic endpapers, original dust jacket, original acetate, original slipcase. $2800.First American edition, with two original color lithographs specially prepared by Chagall for this edition, and with numerous beautiful color reproductions of the artist’s work.Illustrated are various drafts as well as the final versions of the 12 stained glass windows (one for each of the tribes of Israel) designed by Chagall for the synagogue of the Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center. Issued the same year as the first edition, entitled Vitraux pour Jerusalem (text in French), and the first edition in English. See Sorlier, Chagall 78; Sorlier, Chagall Lithographs 365-66; Cramer 49. Gift inscription.A fine copy in a beautiful price-clipped dust jacket and original acetate, with an expertly repaired slipcase.

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        The World of Salvador Dali

      Harper & Row Publishers., New York and Evanston., 1962. 4to. (310 x 265 mm). pp. 228. Illustrated throughout in colour and monochrome. Original publisher's cream cloth, printed title in brown, illustrated glossy dust-jacket. This first edition is SIGNED & DATED by Dali in the front and by his wife and muse, Gala, alongside two paintings that feature her. To promote the release of this book in 1962, Salvador Dali signed copies at while hooked up to an echo-cardiogram which recorded his heart-rate.Dali's cardiogram and the flier from the event are included.The condition issues are mostly limited to the cover - the jacket is good+ and internally, the book is in good shape. (please see photos)

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        Manifestes du surréalisme

      1962. Jean-Jacques Pauvert, Paris 1962, 13,5x21cm, broché. - Jean-Jacques Pauvert, Paris 1962, 13,5x21cm, broché. - Nouvelle édition collective pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé d'André Breton. Coins et mors frottés. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition collective pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé d'André Breton à madame Renoux. Coins et mors frottés.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Die S

      Lithographie signiert 251061 - Ex. BX, Aufl. ca. 35 Exemplare, 43 x 49,5 cm Dorsch 2252 Zeigt chinesische Fallschirmspringer; wohl aus Anlass des Bruchs zwischen der damaligen UdSSR und China; erschienen in " Kritischer Kalender " 1962 ( KK ) zu einem Text des chinesischen Philosophen Laotse aus dem Tao te king " Warnung vor dem Krieg "; am unteren Rand von Weber handschriftlich betitelt; in der linken unteren Ecke der Darstellung mit Clan - Presse - Signet gestempelt. Bei der seltenen handschriftlichen Bezeichnung " B " mit r

      [Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Goyert]
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        A Clockwork Orange

      London: Heinemann,, 1962. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. A little foxing to edges of text block; an excellent copy in the price-clipped jacket with some small nicks to spine ends, and slightly faded spine panel. First edition, first impression, first issue binding in the first issue dust jacket with the wider flaps. Three issues exist: two in black boards (the first with a jacket with wide flaps and priced 16s., the second with the flaps trimmed and re-priced 18s.), and the third issued in 1971 in purple boards with a decimal price sticker.

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        Eloge de Louis Neillot. VERY FINE COPY.

      (Paris), Editions Manuel Bruker, 1962. Stiff wrappers (softcover) with glassine jacket as issued, 33,5 x 26 cms., 8 lithographs including 6 double-page spreads and 3 in colour + an extra suite containing the same lithographs as mentioned including one black-and-white SIGNED and NUMBERED '12/20'. Copy from a very small edition of 20 (200) with an extra suite printed 'sur vergé d'Ingres'. Neillot, Louis.

      [Bookseller: Luïscius Books]
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        SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES

      Simon And Schuster 1962 - First Edition, First printing. Signed Beautiful near fine book and stunning near fine dust jacket, boldly signed on a laid-in bookplate. The book is in near fine condition with crisp, clean mustard boards , The board have sharp corners and no edgewear. The binding is tight and square. The internal pages and end papers are bright, flat and clean inside with No marks, No inscriptions, No stains, No writing, No bent pages and No foxing. Clean, crisp book appearing as unread. Bright Strong red top stain applied by publisher, and rough cut outer page edges as issued. Loosely laid in book plate boldly signed in blue felt tip marker by Bradbury (which may be affixed to the book if preferred). Beautiful book, appearing as unread. Please see images, including sample pages. Please see images. The unrestored original first edition dust jacket presents as a near fine example. The jacket has strong vibrant colors with No edgewear, No rips, No chips, No fading and No foxing. Tiny tip rub along spine bottom (hard to even see). The jacket is NOT price clipped and has a stated price of $4.95. Stunning jacket! The dust jacket is now protected in a new clear removeable archival cover. Please see images. A very handsome copy of this title with a scarce signature plate in difficult to find near fine condition. Presents extremely well on the shelf. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other SciFi titles [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
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        LOLITA (1962) / SUE LYON BY STANLEY KUBRICK

      MGM 1962 - Vintage original 10 x 8" (25 x 20 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, UK. James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon, Peter Sellers, Lois Maxwell, dir: Stanley Kubrick; MGM. One of the most iconic movie posters of all time. An extremely rare behind-the-scenes portrait image of star Sue Lyon, as photographed by Stanley Kubrick himself. Although many photos from this film have been attributed to Kubrick, this is the only one we have ever handled which can be clearly identified as his work. Very controversial was the novel by Vladimir Nabokov (who did the adapted screenplay) about a 40-something French literature professor and his obsession with the 12 year-old daughter of his landlady. And very controversial to this day is the film. The censors were after the script from day one, and Lolita's age had to be raised to 14. In the end, Kubrick

      [Bookseller: Walter Reuben, Inc.]
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        Silent Spring

      Boston & Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin Company & The Riverside Press 1962 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, yellow top-stain, green and grey patterned endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrations throughout. Only the tiniest bit of rubbing at the extremities of the cloth. An excellent copy in the jacket that is just a little rubbed with a couple of nicks and short splits and a tape repair to the verso. First edition, first printing of Carson's ecological classic, the book that inaugurated the modern environmental movement. A very attractive copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Alembic Rare Books]
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        Fantastic large photo of President Kennedy with John Glen and LBJ

      n.p., c. 1962. 13.5" x 10.25". "Glossy black and white photo, 13.5"" x 10.25"", depicting President Kennedy, John Glen and Lyndon Baynes Johnson, circa 1962. Several corner creases with other very faint soft horizontal creasing, else near fine. Verso has light pencil marks and the official Saturday Evening Post stamp of ""Mr. Ollie Atkins / Washington Photographer / The Saturday Evening Post / 1000 - 16th St. N. W. / Washington 6 D.C.""A wonderful image, frozen in time, of President Kennedy with John Glen and Lyndon Baynes Johnson. President John F. Kennedy, met with John Glen both at Cape Canaveral as well as in Washington DC. and presented him NASA's Distinguished Service Medal after orbiting the planet three times in his little capsule, Friendship 7. In the five hours of his flight on Feb. 20, 1962, Mr. Glenn joined a select roster of Americans whose feats have seized the country’s imagination and come to embody a moment in its history, figures like Lewis and Clark, the Wright brothers and Charles Lindbergh.The Cold War had long stoked fears of nuclear destruction, and the Russians seemed to be winning the contest with their unsettling ascent into outer space. Two Russians had already orbited Earth the year before, overshadowing the feats of two Americans, Alan B. Shepard and Virgil I. Grissom, who had been launched only to the fringes of space. In his political history of the space age, “The Heavens and the Earth” author Walter A. McDougall described Mr. Glenn’s space mission as a “national catharsis unparalleled.” “It seemed that he had given Americans back their self-respect,” Mr. McDougall added, “and more than that — it seemed Americans dared again to hope.”John Glenn did not return to space for a long time. Kennedy thought him too valuable as a hero to risk losing in an accident. And in ultimate irony, it was Kennedy who died just a year later."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        An Extraordinary Sketchbook of Special Importance, reserved for high points of the artist's creative process.

      OFFERING: A sketchbook of Belgian artist, Simone Schmidt reserved solely for high points of her creative process. The deeply felt works offer a pictorial record of the soul of the artist. THE SKETCHBOOK: with 17 finished Brussels landscapes, including in Uccle and Nassogne, is dated, "de 1962 à 73" on the upper side. Each drawing is done in charcoal on one side of the paper with other media, two with pastel, two with gouache and thirteen with pencil. Drawings were done in clusters, 8 in 1964, 3 in 1968, 3 in 1970 and 3 in 1973. The sketchbook ends with two rhapsodic, three-color abstract gouaches that are both the summation of a lifetime of making art and a leap forward. DOCUMENTATION: 15 landscape drawings have identified views. Two identified views are signed and dated and eleven are dated. Two unidentified views are also dated. There is no documentation for the final two works but they can be reliably dated to 1973. CONDITION: Sketchbook Sheets: bright and clean, a few with slightly bent tips, a few with light edgewear. / Covers: scattered spots and stains, some edgewear. / Binding: solid and reliable, wire hole no. 35 slit. FORMAT: Spiral wire bound, cardstock on the upper side, board on the lower side, ten drawings oriented on the long side, seven on the short side. SIZE: 210 x 270 mm. DRAWINGS DESCRIBED IN IMAGES: No. 4 (1964); charcoal & pencil, a composition, from which emanates a deep wellspring of feeling not often found in modern European art. It continues an exploration of boundaries that imbue with mystery the structures they delineate. A grouping of houses follows the contour of the bottom of a slope. Beyond, a hill rises to an unseen summit; in the foreground, curving back towards the viewer, houses and sheds along a curve of roadway; between them, a stand of trees, leaning away from the viewer towards an unseen sun, forms a field of energy, a mystery of growing. / No. 11 (1968); charcoal & pencil, oriented towards the vertical, a landscape that is a recognizable pattern of hills, trees, homes, cows, and vegetation but also something largely unrecognizable, unknowable and alive. A highly original drawing that strikes out against the idea of a placid, well-ordered countryside and exploits every aspect of the charcoal medium to create a palpable sense of wonder and a living, evolving expanse. / No. 13 (1970); pencil & charcoal, a superb, mystical, representation of the unfolding of the land, showing a high hill view to low hills and lowlands beyond and a ridge running across the horizon. Roads, fields, hills, tumuli, protuberances of rocks and vegetation; arboreal masses and the distant horizon; all become tissue of the earth. / No. 16 (ca. 1973); charcoal & gouache, oriented towards the vertical, a deeply felt, rhapsodic abstract exploring being in the light. ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by request.

      [Bookseller: Steven Waldman]
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        Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf

      Atheneum, New York 1962 - True first edition, first printing, Signed by Albee on the title page. A clean tight copy, no markings but for Albee's signature, very faint spotting to outer page edges. Dust jacket has the original $5.00 price unclipped, a bit of rubbing and tiny chips to head and heal of spine and bit of rubbing to rear joint of jacket spine, one short closed tear, about 1/2 of an inch, to rear panet. An exceptional copy of a signed first edition of Albee's most well known play. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MODLITBOOKS]
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        The Philippine Islands 1493-1898: Explorations by Early Navigators, Descriptions of the Islands and their Peoples, Their History and Records of the Catholic Missions, as Related in Contemporaneous Books and Manuscripts, Showing the Political, Economic, Commercial and Religious Conditions of Those Islands From Their Earliest Relations with European Nations to the Close of the Nineteenth Century

      [Manila?], 1962. Hardcover. Very Good. 55 vols. illustrations, folding map (at end of Vol. 1), index (Vols 54-55), Original olive green cloth. 24cm. A few corners or edges bumped. Some relatively uniform fading of backstrips. No Jackets (except on the first volume). Reprint by photo-offset of the original 55 volume edition which was published 1903-1909. This reprint was published in an edition of 300 sets, apparently by the International Association of Historians of Asia, of which Domingo Abella of Manila was then the President. "141" stamped on verso of half-titles in this set, presumably indicating that this is set number 141 of the 300. Vol. 1 has a jacket (with some edge-wear) on which are reproduced several statements about the reprinting of this set.

      [Bookseller: McBlain Books]
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        Fire on the Mountain

      New York: Dial Press, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Very Good+ in Very Good+ unclipped original dust jacket. Light foxing to cloth and top edge, heavier on front paste down next to bookplate with former owner's name crossed out in ink. Jacket presents well, foxed along edges, slightly chipped at head (not badly) with small creased closed tear to front panel, a few surface nicks to front panel as well, wear along fore edge of back panel. A nice copy of The Monkey Wrench Gang author's third novel.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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