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        Three Stories - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Eurographica, 1963, Softcover, Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket, First Edition; First Printing; Signed by AuthorA pristine Limited Numbered First Edition/First Printing in Very Fine/Very Fine condition. SIGNED and dated 1988, by author and Nobel Prize winner Doris Lessing directly on the title page. Blue dust-jacket over plain white cover; Three of Doris Lessing's short stories exploring the complexities of love in contemporary life. Included are To Room Nineteen; A Man and Two Women and Between Men; Contemporary Authors in Signed Limited Editions

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why, Inc.]
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        Narcotic Photographic Document

      Inoue Shoten 1963 - Inoue Shoten, 1963; Black-stamped white cloth, original dust jacket, original card slipcase with paper label. Kenmochi's document of early Japanese drug culure. Just 18 years after the end of the second world war, an unforgettable glimpse of a unique Japanese world. Condition. Slipcase has fading and general wear, cover and book itself with no significant problems. One text page (with no images)has a small fold in the corner. Overall, a very nice copy of a rare book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Song Name Album [hardcover](Chinese Edition)(Old-Used) LIANG SONG MING HUA CE [ JING ZHUANG ]

      Cambridge University Press; No. 2 (August 1. 2010). hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover. Pages Number: 144 Language: Chinese . Publisher: Oxford University Press; No. 2 (August 1. 2010). Song Name Album is Heritage Edition Book of the masterpieces. 1963. Heritage Press Organization expert for selection of paintings sixty Song. involving landscapes. figures. birds and flowers. boundary drawing and many other categories. using the then popular copperplate printing techniques. loose-leaf paste. cardboard. foil are six open. luxurious hardcover. a Chinese painting. and rec... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Opera Minora. Textes recueillis, classes et presentes avec une bibliographie par Y. Moubarac. Dar Al-Maaref,

      Beirut, Dar Al-Maaref 1963. - Bde. 1 u. 2 (v. 3). Lex-8°. 672; 666 S. Mit 38 Taf. Pbde. Kl. Fleck am Tit. v. Bd. 2, sonst in tadellosem Zustand. - (Collection "Recherches et documents") Bd. 1: Islam en general et culture islamique - Sociologie et sociographie musulmanes - L`islam shiite et persan - Esquisses bibliographiques. Bd. 2: Hallaj - Autres auteurs et themes mystiques - Langue et pensee. Grammaire et theologie. Gewicht in Gramm: 4000

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      Jonathan Cape, London 1963 - Octavo, boards. The author's first book. Fine in near fine first state dust jacket ( without review comments on flap) with some foxing to rear panel and small internal stain on front panel (no show through). Still an attractive copy. (6753) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Lord of the Rings - Original 1963 UK Deluxe Set, with Original Pauline Baynes Triptych Slipcase

      London: Allen & Unwin, 1963. 1st Edition, Hobbits, Lord of the Rings. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. J.R.R. Tolkien. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien. The true 1st Edition, Allen and Unwin 1963 Deluxe Edition of the 3 volumes of the Lord of the Rings, comprised of "The Fellowship of the Ring", "The Two Towers", and "The Return of the King". This set is bound in the original Black Buckram cloth with gilt titles, author and publisher to the spines of each volume. The gilt is still bright, without any rubs or tarnishing. Each volume features Bevel-Edged boards, gilded page edges, with an original silk bookmark sewn in. The books are in Near Fine condition, with almost no marks or rubbing to the gilded edges, no writing or inscriptions in any of the books. The textblocks are clean and unmarked, with a very tight binding. The spines of the books are a matching black color, possibly a tiny bit sunned. The books are housed in the very scarce original publishers slipcase featuring the Pauline Baynes color "Triptych" artwork. This case has a couple of minor bumps to the corners, and a little rubbing to the edges, no color loss to speak of. Clean and bright, without any corner splits, a lovely case that is one of the looser fitting ones I've run across. Allows the books to be easily removed, versus the tighter ones that are sometimes very difficult to withdraw the books. One of the nicest sets overall I've run across in years. The scarcest of all the original Allen & Unwin 1st Editions, as well as the Houghton Mifflin issues. According to publishers records, 1000 or less sets were produced. Briefly mentioned in the Tolkien bibliography by Hammond and Anderson on page 98. The outside of the slipcase show some superficial rubbing, but is whole & complete, without any major stains or faults. A rare opportunity for this scarce set and the orignal publishers slipcase illustrated by Pauline Baynes. Digital images available upon request. Other Tolkien sets, original and rebound are available. Inquire if interested. A wonderful addition to anyone's Tolkien collection. Near Fine / No Jacket, as Issued.

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        The Lord of the Rings, 1963 1st US Edition Custom Leather Slipcase

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1963. 1st Edition, Hobbits, Lord of the Rings. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. J.R.R. Tolkien. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien. Published in 1963 by Houghton Mifflin Co. A beautiful later impression set of the classic Lord of the Rings. Housed in a custom red leather slipcase, the colors of the dustjackets are bright and look spectacular. The Dustjackets range from Near Fine on The Fellowship, to Very Good Plus on the Two Towers and Return of the King. Minor edgewear and a few closed tears, small areas of color loss, mostly to the Return. The Fellowship is not price clipped, while the other two are. The bright blue cloth is clean and bright, gilt still shines brightly on all 3 books. No soiling or edgewear to note, neat previous owners name to the Return. The original maps are present in all three volumes, no extra folds or tears noted. Further digital images can be supplied on request. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Near Fine / Very Good Plus.

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        The Cinema of Alfred Hitchcock

      Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company. (1963). First. First edition. Stapled wrappers. Small quarto. 48pp. Wavy pages due to water damage, dampstaining to rear wrap, thus good only. One of Bogdanovich's early appearances in print, though what sets this otherwise regrettable copy apart is that it is Signed by Hitchcock with his customary profile sketch on the title page. While the signature has faded slightly, it is not dampstained and remains complete and very distinguishable. .

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        BORDEAUX - 6 TOMES

      BORDEAUX 1963 - RO30031930: 338 + 586 + 562 + 723 + 580 + 746 pages. Couverture : cartonnage éditeur. Tome 1 : Le haut moyen âge. Tome 2 : les rois d'angleterre. Tome 3 : de 1453 à 1715. Tome 4 : Au XVIII° siècle. Tome 5 : au XIX° Siècle. Tome 6 : Au XX° siècle. In-8 Relié toilé. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 908.447-Régionalisme : Aquitaine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Sense of Reality.

      . London: The Bodley Head 1963. 140 pp. Publisher's cloth in dustwrappers. * First edition..

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        Ballett Theater. Weitere Beiträge von Hermann Frieß und Karl Viktor Prinz zu Wied.

      München, Süddeutscher Verlag, 1963.. 1. Auflage 193 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen ( Illustrationen von Cocteau, Noten von Orff, Szenenfotos von Ballettszenen) 4°, gebundene Ausgabe, Ledereinband. cremefarbenes Leder in bezogenem Pappschuber, dieser etwas lichtrandig, Exemplar VIII einer Vorzugsausgabe von 175 Stück von denen die Nummern 1 bis 150 in den Handel kamen, mit den Signaturen von Jean Cocteau, Carl Orff und Werner Egk, zusätzlich signiert von den beteiligten Tänzern Heino Hallhuber, Margot Werner, Winfried Krisch und Heidi Högl (siehe Dokumentation), auf dem Vortitel mit ganzseitiger Widmung des Herausgebers Heinz Rosen für Johannes Rüger, dem es nach den Worten Rosens zu verdanken ist, daß dieses Buch so qualitätvoll erscheinen konnte "... die "Welt des Balletts" wird ihm dafür dankbar sein, ganz besonders ist es Heinz Rosen", mit Bildern der Fotografen Rudolf Betz, Margret Deeg, Siegfried Enkelmann,Wolfgang Hager, Robert Hetz, Fritz Peyer, Sabine Toepffer und Kurt Ulrich. Bitte warten Sie nach Ihrer Bestellung unsere Vorausrechnung per E-Mail ab oder zahlen Sie per Paypal an

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        Lectures on Boolean Algebras

      Princeton: D.Van Nostrand Co., . Small octavo, 147pp. First edition. Inscribed "To Van with thanks from Paul", to the cover, where the inscriber Halmos has wittily circled Quine's familiar name (Van) out of the publisher's name to incorporate it to the inscription. Some five pencil markings by Quine throughout, and an improvised paper bookmark on pp.24-25. Good, in publisher's printed wrappers.. Princeton, D.Van Nostrand Co., 1963. 8°. Small octavo, 147pp. First edition. Inscribed "To Van with thanks from Paul", to the cover, where the inscriber Halmos has wittily circled Quine's familiar name (Van) out of the publisher's name to incorporate it to the inscription. Some five pencil markings by Quine throughout, and an improvised paper bookmark on pp.24-25. Good, in publisher's printed wrappers. Paul Richard Halmos (March 3, 1916 ?- October 2, 2006) was a Hungarian-born Jewish American mathematician who made fundamental advances in the areas of probability theory, statistics, operator theory, ergodic theory, functional analysis (in particular, Hilbert spaces), and mathematical logic. He was also recognized as a great mathematical expositor (Wikipedia).

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        The Lord of the Rings - Comprised of The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King

      London: Allen & Unwin, 1963. 1st Edition, Hobbits, Lord of the Rings. Quarter Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. J.R.R. Tolkien. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring, 13th impression published by Allen & Unwin in 1963. The Two Towers, 9th impression published 1962. The Return of the King, 10th impression published 1963. All three books have been quarter bound in red leather, which is showing some scuffing and marking to the spines. The binding is distinguished by five raised bands, gilt rules, the Title and Author gilt stamped in two of the compartments, decorative device to the others. The edges of the text block are not trimmed, with the red top stain still visible, though slightly dusty and a bit faded. The boards also have a single gilt rule to the edges. All original maps are present, but have been slightly haphazardly mounted. One small hole to last page in the Return, from map being mounted. A handsome middle printing set of the famous trilogy. A nice item for the Tolkien collector. Beautiful looking set, with a classic design. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Very Good / No Jacket.

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        Mandate for Change. The White House Years 1953 - 1956.,

      Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Comp., 1963.. 1 st ed. with illustrations, 650 [32] p., Gr.-8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Leinen. mit Schutzumschlag und Klarsichthülle, Schutzumschlag mit minimalen Randläsuren, sauberes und frisches Exemplar mit Echtheitszertifikat für die eigenhändige Unterschrift des 34. amerikanischen Präsidenten auf dem Vortitel, - Dwight "Ike" David Eisenhower (* 14. Oktober 1890 in Denison, Texas; 28. März 1969 in Washington D.C.) war der 34. Präsident der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika (1953-1961) und Oberbefehlshaber der Alliierten Streitkräfte in Europa während des Zweiten Weltkriegs. Bitte warten Sie nach Ihrer Bestellung unsere Vorausrechnung per E-Mail ab oder zahlen Sie per Paypal an

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        On Her Majesty's Secret Service - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1963. 8vo ; [8], 9-288 pages. A handsome First Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in Nearly Fine, slightly rubbed dust-wrapper showing only very little sunning on spine, much less than usually observed. Fleming's first James Bond novel published after the start of the official film series. Bond is convinced SPECTRE no longer exists, and is frustrated at being unable to locate Blofeld so much so that he actually prepares a letter of resignation for M. Meanwhile, Bond comes across a beautiful, suicidal young woman named Teresa di Vicenzo--by thwarting her suicide drowning. Basis for the only James Bond movie starring George Lazenby as James Bond and Bond Girl Diana Rigg as Tracy di Vicenzo. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket.

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        Svenskt silversmide 1520-1850. Guld- och silverstämplar.

      . Stockholm: Nordisk Rotogravyr 1963. 4to. 791 sider. Originalt halvlaeder..

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        Chinese Moonlight. 63 poems by 33 poets translated & recomposed by Walasse Ting.

      . New York/Copenhagen c. 1963. 71 p. Illustr. with 4 orig. double-paged lithographs. * Inscribed by the artist: "Walasse Ting Köbenhavn 21/9/1967"..

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        Der Junge Goethe. Neu bearb. Ausgabe in fünf Bänden.

      . 5 vols. + register. Berlin & New York 1963-74. Orig. hellrd. Publisher's cloth..

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        Den guddommelige Komedie.

      . 3 bd. (Helvede. Skaersilden. Paradiset). Oversat af Knud Hee Andersen. Kbhvn. 1963. Illustr. Indbundet med guldsnit foroven i orig. kartonnage..

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      1963 - Paris, Gallimard, 1963. In-8 (145 X 207) broché, 318 pages. EDITION ORIGINALE. UN des 35 EXEMPLAIRES numérotés sur HOLLANDE (tirage de tête). Infime accroc au dos, sinon exemplaire en BEL ETAT. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Chagall Lithograph (Lithographe II). 1957 - 1962. [Herausgegeben von] Fernand Mourlot.

      Editions André Sauret., Monte-Carlo. 1963 - Erste Deutsche Ausgabe. Monte-Carlo. Editions André Sauret. 1963. 4°. 208 S., 1 Blatt. OLeinen mit OUmschlag und transparentem OKunststoffumschlag. Umschlag am Rücken minimal gedunkel, sehr gutes Exemplar. Band 2 des sechsbändigen Werkverzeichnisses der Lithographien in der deutschen Ausgabe. Verzeichnet 184 meist farbig abgebildete Blätter (Nr. 192-376) der Jahre 1957 - 1962. Mit 11 Originallithographien, davon 6 farbigen sowie einer weiteren auf dem vorderen Umschlag. Beiliegend eine Einladungskarte. Umschlag am Rücken minimal gedunkel, sehr gutes Exemplar. OLeinen mit OUmschlag und transparentem OKunststoffumschlag. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Jazz records, 1942-1962

      Holte, Denmark: Karl Emil Knudsen,, 1963-70. 8 volumes in 11. Perfect-bound in the original printed light card wraps. Some illustrated advertisements to the text. Spines a touch creased, wraps just a little rubbed, a few annotations to the text, but overall an unusually well-preserved set. First editions. Monumental labour of love. Brian Rust had produced a discography of Jazz Records A to Z: 1897-1931, extended to 1941 in the second edition, but this left the period of the massive proliferation of published jazz untouched; " It was Jorgen Grunnet Jepsen of Copenhagen who undertook that monumental task. He continued in time where Rust left off and started the alphabet at M where Jazz Directory had stopped. The first four volumes were completed in 1963-1965 and were titled Jazz Records 1942-1962. The projection was to complete it in eight volumes, but those who are fortunate enough to have a complete set know that it required 11 volumes. Since the starting volume M-N was called Volume 5 and Te-Z Volume 8, it required a Volume 4a, 4b, 4c and 4d to make everything coincide. Fortunately as he progressed he continued to cover later years and the last volume covers the period from 1942-1969." ( Jerry Atkins, Magnificent Obsession: The Discographers, in Jazz Journal International, 1982) In his foreword to the final volume Jepsen, understandably, withdraws from the fray; "It has been ten busy but rather fascinating years. With this volume the whole alphabet has been covered, but this of course is only the beginning. I am withdrawing from discographical research, but I know there are many who will keep up the good work."

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        La Nencia da Barberino., Con una acquaforte originale di Luigi Bartolini.

      Bucciarelli, Ancona 1963 - 8° ad album (21x30); pp. 26 non num. 6 su carta a mano filigranata a margini integri; con un'acquaforte f.testo, a piena pagina, firmata e numerata a matita dal Maestro. Brochure edit. con titoli al piatto; edizione tirata a soli 100 esemplari numerati. Cfr. Jentsch(Vedi riproduz.)Num. catalogo: 247 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Where The Wild Things Are

      New York: Harper and Row, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +/very good. "Copyright 1963 by Maurice Sendak. Printed in the United States of America. All rights reserved. Library of Congress catalog number: 63-21253". Gray cloth spine. Later state DJ with $3.95 on upper right corner and clipped lower right corner, back flap starts with "Awarded the 1964 Caldecott Medal" and ends with "Chosen Number One ...... by the New York Times" ". Small chips and tears. Medal is sticker, not embossed. Text block clean and tight. In Mylar.

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      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,. 1963. Octavo,. boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with the uncommon Gollancz. promotional wraparound band. A sharp copy of a scarce book. (#129292). First British (and first hardcover) edition. Collects three short novels including the Hugo winner "The Darfsteller," in which "a computer-like machine that controls a theater of life-sized mannequins has displaced human actors." - John Clute, SFE (online), and "Conditionally Human," which depicts an authoritarian dystopia in which genetic engineering has created "beings on the border between animal and human." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 244. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-767. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 423-27.

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        Ukiyoe-Hanga, 7 volumes complete.

      Shuei-Sha 1963 - 1964, Tokyo - 7 volumes; Elephant folio; vinyl clamshell boxes, each containing 24 tipped-in prints in color except for volume 7 which has monochromes in black & white or limited color; all housed in loose portfolios; each volume with separate portfolio of artist biography, and descriptions of the prints, in Japanese and English. In original cardboard shipping boxes. The shipping boxes are worn & stained, but have kept the clamshell boxes and their contents overall in very fine condition. Collated complete; vol. 1, port. 12 has staining to a portion of lower leading corner outside and inside but below the plate; otherwise very occasional light soil from handling to portfolios. An amazing and ambitious project, beautifully executed. Prints vary in size, (20" x 9", 15" x 10.5", etc.) some of longer length (25-28 inches) are folded once in larger folded portfolios. Including: 1. Utamaro: Zenith One, 2. Hokusai: Latter Days One, 3. Harunobu: Zenith One, 4. Hiroshige: Latter Days One, 5. Kiyonaga: Zenith One, 6. Sharaku: Zenith One, 7. Sugimura: Earlier Days: One.

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        Glory Road

      Putnam 1963 - First Edition, First Printing. A spectacular dustjacket that is rich in color with slight wear to the spine ends and panels with no chipping to the dustjacket. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean, with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this true first edition in collector's condition!!! We are also interested in purchasing these type of books. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      G.P. Putnam's Sons [1963], New York - Octavo, jacket art by Irv Doktor, cloth. The author's last juvenile novel. A fine copy in an about fine dust jacket, touch of rubbing to corners and spine ends, small rub mark at upper front panel/spine fold, some mild age toning to rear panel. An attractive copy. (11831) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Photo Album - West Indies - Venezuela

      West Indies, 1963. Photograph Album West Indies - Latin America Rare Views of Curaçao Island 1963 West Indies, Panama, Venezuela, 1963-1964. Album containing 40 black and white wide-margined photographs of a voyage to Latin America on RMS Mauretania, striking views captured by a skilled eye, with embedded manuscript captions, mounted onto 20 cardstock leaves. Photographs measure 9 x 12 cm (image portion only). Including margins, prints measure approximately 12 x 18 cm with some slight variances. 8vo. patented Amfile photograph scrapbook album made in Kankakee, Illinois, measuring approximately 17,5 x 24 cm, black tooled cloth boards. Minor wear to spine extremities, otherwise in Very Good Condition, a pleasing album. The RMS Mauretania having cruised the New York to West Indies route for only a brief period, and a city view in Caracas showing an immense presidential election campaign sign, serve to date the album between September 1963 and March 1964. [General elections were held in Venezuela on 1 December 1963, and Raúl Leoni Otero was elected President on 13 March 1964.] Splendidly crisp images of alluring vistas and inviting lifestyle scenes, captured by an unknown and cleverly artistic photographer, evoke unexpected sentiment and inquisitive meditation. Each photograph not only captioned, but also catalogued alpha-numerically, suggesting the work may be that of a professional. Almost half of the album is devoted to Venezuela with two views of Colón, one view of cocoa and tobacco export center La Guaira and its lush hills in the background, two more of a rail journey through the hills to Caracas and five photographs of Caracas. The latter features the Estadio Olímpico and the grand marble fountain in the courtyard of the Palacio Federal Legislativo. An uncommon highlight of this album are the eight photographs of Curaçao Island, showcasing its historic charm. The Queen Emma swinging bridge is shown when motor traffic was still permitted to cross it. A single sailboat cruises near it in another view. Beautiful street views also illustrate a traditional outdoor produce market, pristine quaint neighbourhoods, and a busy street with the Julius Penha & Sons building on the corner. In Nassau local residents and visitors are seen in most of the eight views, especially charming are the young boys diving in the harbour, school age children sitting on mud wall which surrounds an old cathedral, and others sharing the tranquility of Paradise Beach alongside foreign visitors. He also photographs Bay Street, the British Colonial Hilton Nassau hotel, and woven hats and accessories being sold at a thatch-roofed market. Havana, Cuba, also appears in eight photographs which mainly highlight ancient and colonial architecture, with an especially striking view the Morro Castle (Tres Reyes Magos del Morro) which once guarded the entrance to Havana Bay. A busy street view props a large advertisement for Libreria Cervantes, a famous and longstanding Havana bookstore (now an antiquarian bookseller). Finally, Panama is seen in six views, two of these showing the ruins of Panamá Viejo (Old Panama City), two of Panama City, one showing the Canal, and one of a group of ladies in traditional dance costume. RMS Mauretania of the Cunard White Star Line was built by Cammell Laird in Birkenhead, England, and made her maiden voyage from Liverpool to New York on 17 June 1939. During the Second World War she travelled 540,000 miles (870,000 km) and carried over 340,000 troops. From 1947 to 1957 she served on the Southampton to New York route during the summer months and operated on cruises from New York during the winter months. By 1962, however, she was facing competition from more modern and faster vessels. After remodelling her passenger accommodations in March 1963 she began a new Mediterranean service calling at New York, Cannes, Genoa and Naples. Within a year or less her itinerary was again modified and from 1964 to September 1965 she was employed cruising from New York to the West Indies. Mauretania?'s final voyage left New York on 15 September 1965, returning to Southampton, on 10 October 1965 having already been sold to the British Iron & Steel Corporation, She was subsequently broken up at Ward's shipbreaking yard in Inverkeithing, Scotland. Queen Emma Bridge: Originally built in 1888 by American entrepreneur and US Consul, Leonard B. Smith, the pontoon bridge crosses St. Anna Bay and connects the Punda and Otrobanda quarters of the capital city, Willemstad. Originally a toll bridge, between 1901 and 1934 pedestrians with shoes were charged 2 NAf. cents to cross, while the toll was waived for those without shoes. Motorized traffic was allowed to cross her until 1974. Libreria Cervantes Bookshop in Havana: Ricardo Veloso's full name was Ricardo Veloso Guerra and he founded Libreria Cervantes in 1910. Eventually boasting the largest inventory of books in Havana, Libreria Cervantes also distinguished itself as the first bookstore in the city to sell books on credit. Veloso (Guerra is dropped in most references) also edited and published books for Cervantes. In 1926, Veloso merged his company with Cultural S.A. and they expanded their business in Cuba as well as abroad. In the process, they assumed a prominent role in Havana's literary and cultural circles. . Very Good.

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        Methuen Handbook of Colour

      Eyre Methuen, London 1963 - 0413334007 Please note: This is a first edition copy from 1963. 224 pages. ". Covers the essentials of colour practice and includes an international dictionary of colours with British Standard equivalents. A universal ready-reference for all whose jobs or recreations involve colour, it now includes names of colours used by British paint manufacturers and colours traditionally associated with the printing ink industry, thus shedding light on the whole field of colour in art and science." - from dust jacket of a later edition (not included). Colour-finder card not included. Lightly used former corporate library copy with usual markings. A sound copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Where the Wild Things Are

      New York: Harper & Row,, 1963. Oblong quarto. Original cloth-backed pictorial paper boards. With the Sendak designed dust jacket. Illustrated by Sendak. Occasional spotting to pages, small pencil notes to two pages, which list the names of the Wild Things, light rubbing to corners, in the dust jacket with toning to white areas, light spotting along rear panel edges, short closed tears to front edges, lower corner to front flap clipped, 3.95 price still intact at upper portion. A very good copy. First edition, first printing, first issue. There seem to be multiple issues of the first printing of this elusive and important book. Variations in price occur throughout the later states but have no bearing on the status of the true first issue. Primacy is established through the text of the blurb which, as in the present copy, makes no mention of the Caldecott Award bestowed upon the book on publication. The winning of such a prestigious prize compelled the publishers to recall the entire edition and change the text on the dust wrapper to include the achievement. Copies therefore with the original blurb are rare and are indubitably the earliest.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      1963 - Incisione allegorica ad opera di Dario Wolf, firmata a matita dall’autore. Formato: Acquaforte originale di dimensioni 21,5x18 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        Tsugaru - Poems, Texts, and Photography

      Shinchosa Publishing 1963 - First edition, featuring Kojima's photographs of Japan's Tsugaru Peninsual. Small closed tear to Obi; slipcase, cover and book itself if near fine condition with no problems. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: AboveParBooks]
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        MONUMENT. A Lithograph. ARTIST PROOF Signed 1963

      n.p.: Associated American Artists, 1963. First edition. Lithograph. Fine. Joseph Hirsch. Image measures approx 14 1/8 X 22 1/2 inches, overall (framed under glass) 31 1/4 x 26 inches. This copy is marked "Artist Proof, '63" and signed by the artist in pencil. There was an edition of 50 signed. Printed by Lucien Detruit, in Paris, on Arches paper. At seventeen, Hirsch was given a four-year scholarship to the Pennysylvania Museum School of Industrial Art by the city of Philadelphia winning awards in drawing and illustration, and he also studied with George Luks in New York. From Luks he developed a strong feeling for social realism and commentary. Hirsch's images are strong, uncluttered, and deal with living realities in urban situations, showing the tender and touch moments of the ordinary man in a compassionate and realistic manner. Hirsch's drawing of Willy Loman, slouched with face unseen, carrying his salesman's suitcases, used on the dust jacket of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman (as well as the poster for the play), is a classic image that powerfully depicts much about humanity. It has been said that this image "Monument" is an image worthy to commemorate heroes from 9/11, as it shows a man on his hands and knees, shoeless, covered in dirt and soot, stunned but undaunted.

      [Bookseller: Ed Smith Books]
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        One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

      New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.,, 1963. With an Introduction by Marvin L. Kalb. Foreword by Alexander Tvardovsky. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine and front board in green, green top edge. With the dust jacket. Housed in an orange cloth slipcase with a black cloth title label. Extremely minor rubbing to tips, mild partial toning to endpapers, a superb copy in excellent condition, with the dust jacket slightly rubbed and with a few tiny marks. First edition in English (preceding the UK edition of the same year), first printing, signed copy, of Solzhenitsyn's first book, set in a Soviet labour camp in the 1950s. The half title is signed in Cyrillic by Solzhenitsyn, dated July 1991, with "For Richard Heman" added in another hand. Richard Heman was a New York book collector. Signed copies are very scarce indeed - we have never handled one.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Bedsitting Room [The Bed Sitting Room] [Signed]

      Published by Comedy Theatre, Panton Street, London 1963. 1963. Souvenir theatre programme, green paper wraps. 8½" x 5½" 16 pp. Mono photographic illustrations. Starring Spike Milligan and Barry Humphries. SIGNED by the author Spike Milligan and William Bond [Assistant Stage Manager and the voice of the 'Phantom']. In Fine condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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        How the Whale Became and Other Stories

      London: Faber and Faber. (1963). First. Uncorrected proof. Illustrated by George Adamson. Wrappers. A little smudging on the front wrap, else near fine. Stories for children. Very scarce in this format. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A Cordiall Water

      London: Faber and Faber,, 1963. A Garland of Odd & Old Receipts to Assuage the Ills of Man or Beast. Octavo. Original red boards, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. A beautiful copy in the price-clipped jacket with a tiny nicks to the head of the spine panel. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to Jessica Mitford, "For JMT ?- Decca ?- who has many secret recipes of her own ?- with cordiall respect and timid smile of love, Mary Frances K Fisher".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Beauty Part.

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1963 - Octavo. Original red boards, titles to spine and upper board in black, top edge stained green. With the dust jacket. Tiny nicks to extremities. An excellent copy in the dust jacket with a few small chips. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author to his friend and collaborator Ronald Searle on the front free endpaper, "For Monica and Ronald, this obstreporous [sic] vaudeville with love from its author, Sid. 14 February, 1968". Includes, loosely inserted, an envelope dated Feb 12 1986 to Searle from Perelman containing an autograph letter giving directions to the appropriate bus stop to reach him in his country residence in Frenchtown, New Jersey, and a bus schedule. A charming artefact of a close friendship. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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