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        Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour an Introduction

      Hardcover, Very Good, Near Fine. Little, Brown and Company, Boston 1963. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. States First Edition on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. With no dedication page making this the first issue. Reportedly one of only 20 to 30 copies. Rare. {ref: Ahearn, Lee, McBride, Smiley}. Gray cloth boards lettered in gold at the spine. Book Condition: Very Good+, book is tight and square, light spots at the front board, soft shelf wear, clean pages, tight spine, previous owner's name neatly written at the front endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, jacket priced at $4.00 at the front flap, light shelf wear at the edges, a few light spots.

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        Signed Harry Truman 22-word inscription on his 79th birthday program honoring his role in the United Nations Charter ñ presented to his longtime friend and Secretary of the Treasury, John W. Snyder

      Program Signed ìHarry S. Trumanî on the cover, four pages, 8.5î x 11î, front & verso, conjoined cardstock. [Kansas City, Missouri], May 8, 1963. Inscribed by Truman ìTo my good friend and long ñ time associate, Hon. John Snyder / with kindest regards and / deep appreciation of his / support and friendship. / Harry S. Truman.î Fine condition. Picturing the United Nations building on the cover, imprinted ìSeven Decades / and Nine / May 8, 1963 / Hotel Muehlebach / Colonial Ball Room.î On May 8, 1963, Harry Truman celebrated his 79th birthday and a dinner held in his honor at the famed Kansas City hotel where he had held many important meetings in its roof top suite while he was President. The dinner also commemorated the United Nations. Facing an inside page picturing President Truman witnessing the U.S. delegation signing the Charter on June 26, 1945, and separate photographs of the first three U.N. Secretaries-General, is a tribute to the United Nations concluding: ìThe Man from Missouri fired the enthusiasms of the other great world leaders who helped sculpture its form. In June 1945, President Harry S. Trumanís wisdom, dedication and strength rallied the San Francisco Conference for chartering the United Nations with this prayer: ëLet us not fail to grasp this supreme chance to establish a world-wide rule of reason ñ to create an enduring peace under the guidance of God.íî On June 29, 1945, after returning from San Francisco, President Truman, at his temporary suite atop the Hotel Muehlebach, had met with former Kansas Governor and 1936 Republican presidential nominee Alf Landon to discuss bipartisan support for prompt ratification of the Charter. On July 28, 1945, the Senate voted 89-2 for ratification. John W. Snyderís close friendship with Harry S. Truman began in 1928 when Truman was a County Judge. They served together in the U.S. Army Reserves after World War I. Harry S. Truman was Colonel of Field Artillery, United States Army Reserve Corps. Lieutenant Colonel John W. Snyder was in Harry Trumanís Missouri Regiment, the 381st Field Artillery, 102nd Division. Snyder had a broad background in banking and business when he was appointed by President Truman as Federal Loan Administrator (1945), Director, Office of Mobilization and Reconversion (1945-1946), and Secretary of the Treasury (1946-1953). Of the 75 Secretaries of the Treasury, from Alexander Hamilton to Timothy Geithner, only six served longer than John W. Snyder.

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        Mr Stone and the Knights Companion

      Deutsch (London): Deutsch. (1963). The uncorrected proof copy of this early novel by the Nobel Prize winner, his fifth book. Small ink number on summary page; modest creasing and edge-sunning to covers; very good in wrappers. A scarce Naipaul proof: this is the only copy we've seen. . First Edition. Softcover.

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        L Y 1961: La Monte Young Compositions 1961

      [NY]: [Fluxus Editions], [1963]. Paperback. Very good. Very good in printed blue wraps that show some light sunning to the edges. Uncommon La Monte Young item containing his 1961 compositions e.g.:"Composition 1961 No.1, January 1 Draw a Straight Line and Follow it" Silverman No. 529; Hendricks page 584.

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("Thomas H. Benton") to caricaturist Jay Clark, regarding the latter's depiction of him

      Kansas City Mo. november 23 1963 Kansas City, Mo., november 23, 1963. 4to. One page. Fine. With Clark'e pen and ink and pencil caricature of Benson. The two in linen portfolio . Funny letter from the artist to Clark, who evidently had sent Benton his caricatures: "Dear Jay Clark,"Your caricatures are fine. I think the one of me is best but maybe that is only because I like my face better than the faces of those other guys."Keep it up."I don't play the harmonica very much any more because when I hit a high note my false teeth jump out of my mouth."Sincerely"your friend"Thomas H. Benton"

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        Llanto por Ignacio.

      Franco Riva 1963 In 4° (mm355x250), pagg. 23, (9), con 1 acqaforte su due pagg. numerata e firmata da Renato Guttuso. Tiratura di 150 esemplari di cui il presente è il 53°. Testo spagnolo composto a mano in carattere Bodoni Antiqua tondo c. 14 su carta a tino di Fabriano. Brossura editoriale conservata in astuccio e in ulteriore custodia di cartone bordeaux. Ottime condizioni.Cat. Ed. Dominicae, n° 25.

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        I Vangeli secondo Matteo Marco Luca Giovanni.

      Officina Bodoni 1963 Cm. 30,5, pp. 345 (5). Frontespizio figurato e 114 illustrazioni in xilografia nel testo. Legatura editoriale in pieno marocchino verde con titoli in oro al dorso e decorazione al piatto. Taglio di testa dorato, plastica protettiva conservata e cofanetto originale in cart. rigido decorato. Esemplare in perfetto stato di conservazione. Edizione composta nel carattere Zeno di Giovanni Mardersteig stampato con torchio a mano, su carta dei fratelli Magnani di Pescia in 275 esemplari numerati (ns. n. 26). Celebre impresa tipografica di Giovanni Mardersteig; adorna di xilografie create per l'impressione del 1495 da Bartolomeo di Giovanni e nuovamente incise da Bruno Bramanti.

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        72 disegni di Maccari, assortiti, incisi in legno da Ernesto Romagnoli

      Officina Bodoni - Scheiwiller 1963 Con una xilografia originale, numerata e firmata, di Maccari (cm 15x10) 8vo pp. 8 + 72 tavole ril, custodia Ottimo (Fine) [Mardersteig 1980]

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        Quarantacinque disegni di Alberto Giacometti

      Einaudi 1963 Prefazione di Jean Leymarie. 45 riproduzioni di disegni dell'Artista in singoli passpartout sciolti Folio (cm 58x48) pp. 16+facsimili fogli sciolti in custodia in tela (loose as issued in cloth-covered portfolio box with brown printed artist's signature on the front) Ottimo (Fine)

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        Luigi Bartolini. 70 disegni

      Cerastico 1963 A cura di Marco Valsecchi. 70 tavole in bianco e nero a piena pagina. Carteggio di Luigi Bartolini. Una delle LXXV copie numerate con allegata una incisione di Mario Calandri, quale omaggio a Luigi Bartolini, numerata e firmata dall'Artista ("Baraccone", es. 7/75, cm 26,5x18,5, foglio cm 33x26) 4to pp. 34 + 70 tavole ril piena pelle, custodia (Full leather binding, slip-case) Ottimo (Fine) Dedica e firma autografe dell'Editore ad un poeta italiano (Inscribed and signed by the Publisher to an Italian poet) [Calandri, 1985]

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        L'évolution de l'Humanité [ Complet à la date de 1961 - 76 vol. reliés ] T. 1 ; 2 ; 3 ; 4 ; 5 ; 6 ; 7 ; 8 ; 8 bis ; 9 ; 10 ; 11 ; 12 ; 13 ; 14 ; 15 ; 16 ; 17 ; 18 ; 18 bis ; 19 ; 20 ; 21 ; 21 bis ; 22 ; 23 ; 24 ; 25 ; 25 bis ; 26 ; 27 ; 28 ; 28 bis ; 29 ; 29 bis ; 31 ; 32 ; 32 bis ; 32 ter ; 33 ; 34 ; 34 bis ; 36 ; 38 ; 38 bis ; 40 ; 41 ; 43 ; 44 ; 45 ; 48 ; 49 ; 52 ; 53 ; 64 ; 65 68 ; 70 ; 76 ; 76 bis ; 76 ter ; 83 ; 84 ; 88 ; 94 ; 96 ; La Science dans l'Antiquité (Tomes 1 à 5 ) ; La Synthèse en Histoire ; En marge de l'histoire universelle ( 2 tomes ) ; L'homme et la religion ( Tome 1 , 1963 ) [ Liste des Titres : ] 1 : La terre avant l'histoire ; 2 : L'humanité préhistorique ; 3 : Le langage ; 4 : La terre et l'évolution humaine ; 5 : Les races et l'histoire ; 6 : Des clans aux empires ; 7 : Le Nil et la civilisation égyptienne ; 8 : La Mésopotamie - Les civilisations babylonienne et assyrienne ; 8 bis : Les hittites ; 9 : La civilisation égéenne ; 10 : La formation du peuple grec ; 11 : Le génie grec dans la religion ; 12 : L'art en Grèce ; 13 : La pensée grecque et les origines de l'esprit scientifique ; 14 : La cité grecque ; 15 : L'impérialisme macédonien et l'Hellénisation de l'orient ; 16 : L'Italie primitive et les débuts de l'impérialisme romain ; 17 : Le génie romain dans la religion, la pensée et l'art ; 18 : Les institutions politiques romaines : de la cité à l'État ; 18 bis : Rome impériale et l'urbanisme dans l'Antiquité ; 19 : Rome et l'organisation du droit ; 20 : L'économie antique ; 21 : Les Celtes et l'expansion celtique jusqu'à l'époque de la Tène ; 21 bis : Les Celtes depuis l'époque de la Tène et la civilisation celtique ; 22 : Le Monde Romain ; 23 Les Germains ; 24 : L'Iran antique et la civilisation iranienne ; 25 : La civilisation chinoise - la vie publique et la vie privée; 25 bis : La pensée chinoise ; 26 : L'Inde antique et la civilisation indienne ; 27 : Israël, des origines au milieu du VIIIe siècle ; 28 : Des prophètes à Jésus - les prophètes d'Israël et les débuts du judaïsme ; 28 bis : Des prophètes à Jésus - le monde juif vers le temps de Jésus ; 29 : Jésus ; 29 bis : Le Christ ; 31 : La fin du monde antique et le début du Moyen Âge (F. Lot) ; 32 : Le monde byzantin - vie et mort de Byzance ; 32 bis : Le monde byzantin - les institutions de l'empire byzantin ; 32 ter : Le monde byzantin - la civilisation byzantine ; 33 : Charlemagne et l'empire carolingien ; 34 : La société féodale - la formation des liens de dépendance ; 34 bis : La société féodale - les classes et le gouvernement des hommes ; 36 : Mahomet ; 38 : La chrétienté et l'idée de croisade - Les premières croisades ; 38 bis : La chrétienté et l'idée de croisade - recommencements nécessaires ; 40 : L'art au Moyen Âge et la civilisation française ; 41 : La monarchie féodale en France et en Angleterre ; 43 : Les origines de l'économie occidentale ; 44 : Les communes françaises des origines au XVIIIe siècle ; 45 : La philosophie du moyen âge ; 48 : La formation du génie moderne dans l'art de l'Occident ; 49 : L'apparition du livre ; 52 : Introduction à la France moderne (R. Mandrou, 1960) ; 53 : Le problème de l'incroyance au XVIe siècle - La religion de Rabelais ; 64 : Louis XIV et l'Europe ; 65 : L'évolution politique de l'Angleterre moderne 1485-1660 ; 68 : Les sciences de la vie aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècle - L'idée d'évolution ; 70 : l'Europe française au siècle des lumières ; 76 : L'ère romantique - Le romantisme dans la littérature européenne ; 76 bis : L'ère romantique - Les arts plastiques ; 76 ter : L'ère romantique - Le romantisme dans la musique européenne ; 83 : La révolution agricole ; 84 : L'Europe du XIXe siècle et l'idée de nationalité ; 88 Laa politique coloniale et le partage de la terre ; 94 : Le journal ; 96 : La vie intellectuelle en France du XVIe siècle à l'époque contemporaine ; Séries complémentaires : La Science dans l'Antiquité (Tomes 1 à 5 ) ; Henri Berr : La Synthèse en Histoire ; En marge de l'histoire universelle ( 2 tomes ) ; Paul Chalus : L'homme et la religion Tome 1 (1963 ) ; Henri Berr : La Montée de l?Esprit

      La Renaissance du Livre - Editions Albin Michel 1963 76 vol. petit in-8 reliure uniforme demi-basane bordeaux, dos à 4 nerfs orné, couvertures conservées, L'Evolution de l'Humanité, Bibliothèque de Synthèse Historique sous la dir. d'Henri Berr , La Renaissance du Livre puis éditions Albin Michel, Paris, 1939 à 1963, nombreuses illustrations planches dépliantes Parfait état pour cet exceptionnel et considérable ensemble, dans son état d'achèvement en 1961 et complété du tome 1 de "l'Histoire & la Religion" de 1963. Les discontinuités dans la tomaison sont justifiées par la non-parution, en 1960, des tomes 30, 35, 37, 39, 42, 43 bis, 46, 47, 50, 51, 54 à 63, 65 bis, 65 ter, 66, 67, 69, 71 à 75, 77 à 82, 85 à 87, 89 à 93, 95, 97 à 100 (dernier tome prévu de la série principale, complétée par des "Séries complémentaires" bien présentes ici). 305 cm de linéraire. Poids total de 50 Kg. Un magnifique cadeau à faire ou à se faire, pour tout véritable amateur d'histoire. Liste complète des volumes : 1 Edmond Perrier : La terre avant l'histoire ; 2 : Jacques de Morgan : L'humanité préhistorique ; 3 : J. Vendryes : Le langage ; 4 : Lucien Febvre : La terre et l'évolution humaine ; 5 : A. Moret : Les races et l'histoire ; 6 : Moret et Davy : Des clans aux empires ; 7 : Moret : Le Nil et la civilisation égyptienne ; 8 : L. Delaporte : la Mésopotamie - les civilisations babylonienne et assyrienne ; 8 bis : Delaporte : Les hittites ; 9 : G. Glotz : La civilisation égéenne ; 10 : A. Jardé : la formation du peuple grec ; 11 : Gernet et Boulanger : Le génie grec dans la religion ; 12 : De Ridder et Deona : L'art en Grèce ; 13 : Glotz : La pensée grecque et les origines de l'esprit scientifique ; 14 : Glotz : La cité grecque ; 15 : P. Jouguet : L'impérialisme macédonien et l'Hellénisation de l'orient; 16 : Léon Homo : L'Italie primitive et les débuts de l'impérialisme romain ; 17 : Albert Grenier : Le génie romain dans la religion, la pensée et l'art ; 18 : Léon Homo : Les institutions politiques romaines: de la cité à l'État ; 18 bis : Homo : Rome impériale et l'urbanisme dans l'Antiquité ; 19 : Declareuil : Rome et l'organisation du droit ; 20 : J. Toutain : L'économie antique ; 21 : Henri Hubert : Les Celtes et l'expansion celtique jusqu'à l'époque de la Tène ; 21 bis : Hubert : Les Celtes depuis l'époque de la Tène et la civilisation celtique ; 22 : Victor Chapot : Le Monde Romain ; 23 : Henri Hubert : Les Germains ; 24 : Huart et Delaporte : l'Iran antique et la civilisation iranienne ; 25 : Marcel Granet : La civilisation chinoise - la vie publique et la vie privée; 25 bis : Granet : la pensée chinoise ; 26 : P. Masson-Oursel : l'Inde antique et la civilisation indienne ; 27 : Ad. Lods : Israël, des origines au milieu du VIIIe siècle ; 28 : Lods : Des prophètes à Jésus - les prophètes d'Israël et les débuts du judaïsme ; 28 bis : Ch. Guignebert : Des prophètes à Jésus - le monde juif vers le temps de Jésus ; 29 : Guignebert : Jésus ; 29 bis : Guignebert : Le Christ ; 31 : F. Lot : La fin du monde antique et le début du Moyen Âge (F. Lot) ; 32 : Louis Bréhier : le monde byzantin - vie et mort de Byzance ; 32 bis : Bréhier : Le monde byzantin - les institutions de l'empire byzantin ; 32 ter : Bréhier : Le monde byzantin - la civilisation byzantine ; 33 : Louis Halphen : Charlemagne et l'empire carolingien ; 34 : Marc Bloch : la société féodale - la formation des liens de dépendance ; 34 bis : Marc Bloch : la société féodale - les classes et le gouvernement des hommes ; 36 : Gaudefroy-Demombynes : Mahomet ; 38 : Alphandéry et Dupront : La chrétienté et l'idée de croisade - les premières croisades ; 38 bis : Alphandéry et Dupront : La chrétienté et l'idée de croisade - recommencements nécessaires ; 40 : Réau et Cohen : L'art au Moyen Âge et la civilisation française ; 41 : Petit-Dutaillis : La monarchie féodale en France et en Angleterre ; 43 : Latouche : Les origines de l'économie occidentale ; 44 : Petit-Dutaillis : Les communes françaises des origines au XVIIIe siècle ; 45 : Emile Bréhier : La philosophie du moyen âge ; 48 : R. Schneider et G. Cohen : La formation du génie moderne dans l'art de l'Occident ; 49 : Febvre et Martin : L'apparition du livre ; 52 : Mandrou : Introduction à la France moderne ; 53 Febvre : Le problème de l'incroyance au XVIe siècle - la religion de Rabelais ; 64 : Louis André : Louis XIV et l'Europe ; 65 : Cahen et Braure : L'évolution politique de l'Angleterre moderne 1485-1660 ; 68 : Guyenot : Les sciences de la vie aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècle - l'idée d'évolution ; 70 : Louis Réau : l'Europe française au siècle des lumières ; 76 : P. Van Thieghem : L'ère romantique - le romantisme dans la littérature européenne ; 76 bis : Louis Réau : L'ère romantique - les arts plastiques ; 76 ter : Jean Chantavoine : L'ère romantique - le romantisme dans la musique européenne ; 83 : Marc Bloch : La révolution agricole ; 84 : G. Weill : l'Europe du XIXe siècle et l'idée de nationalité ; 88 : G. Hardy : La politique coloniale et le partage de la terre ; 94 : G. Weill : Le journal ; 96 : P. Barrière : La vie intellectuelle en France du XVIe siècle à l'époque contemporaine ; Abel Rey : La Science dans l'Antiquité (Tomes 1 à 5 ) ; Henri Berr : La Synthèse en Histoire ; En marge de l'histoire universelle ( 2 tomes ) ; Paul Chalus : L'homme et la religion Tome 1 (1963 ) ; Henri Berr : La Montée de l?Esprit Français

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        VOLTAIRE - CORRESPONDANCE Opera completa 13 TOMI

      GALLIMARD - Pleiade 1963Sottotitolo:text établi et annoté par theodore besterman, Additions et corrections par Frédéric Deloffre , index par Michel Léturmy - Anno di edizione:1963 - Lingua:Francese - Larghezza cm:11 - Altezza cm:17,5 - Condizioni del prodotto:Perfette - Tipo copertina:Cartonato, Legatura pregiata - Segni particolari:RARO, Prima Edizione - Note:GALLIMARD PARIS - BIBLIOTHEQUE DE LA PLEIADE NRF - Pos:PL01 - RARISSIMA E INTROVABILE OPERA COMPLETA IN TREDICI VOLUMI BIBLIOTEQUE DE LA PLEIADE PRIMA EDIZIONE MONUMENTALE OPERA IN PERFETTO STATO DI CONSERVAZIONE ( PARI AL NUOVO ) VOLUME I = 1704 - 1738 pagine 1735 - VOLUME II = 1739 - 1748 pagine 1537 VOLUME III = JANVIER 1749 - DECEMBRE 1753 pagine 1534 - VOLUME IV = JANVIER 1754 - DECEMBRE 1757 pagine 1655 VOLUME V = JANVIER 1758 - SEPTEMBRE 1760 pagine 1698 - VOLUME VI = OCTOBRE 1760 - DECEMBRE 1762 pagine 1648 VOLUME VII = JANVIER 1763 - MARS 1765 pagine 1590 - VOLUME VIII = AVRIL 1765 - JUIN 1767 pagine 1663 - VOLUME IX = JUILLET 1767 - SEPTEMBRE 1769 pagine 1601 - VOLUME X = OCTOBRE 1769 - JUIN 1772 pagine 1648- VOLUME XI = JUILLET 1772 - DECEMBRE 1774 pagine 1411 VOLUME XII = JANVIER 1775 - JUIN 1777 pagine 1361 - VOLUME XIII = JUILLETTE 1777 - MAI 1778 pagine 1203 TOTALE DELLA PAGINE DELL'OPERA COMPLETA = 20284 ( VENTIMILADUECENTOTTANTAQUATTRO ) PAGINE

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        Pittore e testa di modella

      Acquaforte. La tiratura di questa incisione fu quasi totalmente distrutta, come avvenne per molte opere dello stesso periodo Es. 1/25 Firma e numerazione a matita. Stampata su carta India applicata su carta Fabriano Ottimo (Fine)

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        Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour an Introduction

      Little, Brown and Company, 1963. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. Little, Brown and Company, Boston 1963. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. States First Edition on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. With no dedication page making this the first issue. Reportedly one of only 20 to 30 copies. Rare. {ref: Ahearn, Lee, McBride, Smiley}. Gray cloth boards lettered in gold at the spine. Book Condition: Very Good+, book is tight and square, light spots at the front board, soft shelf wear, clean pages, tight spine, previous owner's name neatly written at the front endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, jacket priced at $4.00 at the front flap, light shelf wear at the edges, a few light spots.

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        RAISE HIGH THE ROOFBEAM CARPENTERS

      Little, Brown. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Original color dust jacket is maintained . and protected by a protective covering. The book is in Fine condition. . Jacket has a very small, closed tear to the top left. There is some . minimal fading on the yellow/binding area of the dust jacket, as shown in . the pictures. Previous owner's name and the number "500" is written at top . right of first page, as is commonly found. The book is tight and square, . in excellent condition. Printed and bound in publishers original grey . cloth boards. The Title, Author and Publishers name are on the spine in . perfectly preserved gold lettering. None of the pages are loose or appear . to be coming loose. The text is square on the page and I see no markings . or tears of any kind despite the already mentioned marking on the first . page. Binding, boards and corners are all in excellent condition. It . appears to have been well protected over the years.. 1963. First US Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. This book is one of a presumed 20-30 copies in existence that do not have the dedication page, which was later added in the second and third printing. ; 8vo; Few if any first state books available at any price. .

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        SPEECH ACCEPTING THE NOBEL PRIZE FOR LITERATURE Stockholm, December 10, 1962. [Presentation Copy Inscribed By Steinbeck]

      New York; (1963): The Viking Press Inscribed by Steinbeck to John Fleming. "For John Fleming/who shares a room/in Beaci Pensione/with pleasure/John Steinbeck." Limited to 3200 copies for presentation, frontispiece portrait of Steinbeck, bound in original beige wrappers printed in red. A fine bright copy housed in a custom red morocco slipcase and chemise.. LIMITED EDITION.

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        Draft Manuscript Letter from John Steinbeck to Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr. recommending Ritchie Lovejoy's daughter for acceptance into the Peace Corps, TOGETHER WITH John Steinbeck's file copy of the typed letter to Shriver, TOGETHER WITH John Steinbeck's handwritten suggestions respecting the Peace Corps application. [Cannery Row; Sweet Thursday; Between Pacific Tides]

      New York: John Steinbeck, 1963 . First edition. Staplebound. Fine. From John Steinbeck's personal files kept by him in his Manhattan apartment: John Steinbeck's handwritten instructions for Jennifer Page __________'s application to the Peace Corps; TOGETHER WITH John Steinbeck's autograph manuscript letter to Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr. [who served both in the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations, was a driving force behind the creation of the Peace Corps, Job Corps, and Head Start, served as US Ambassador to France, and was George McGovern's running mate in the 1972 US Presidential election, and then the Director of the Peace Corps], praising the applicant's personal qualities and giving his recommendation of her; TOGETHER WITH John Steinbeck's file carbon copy of the typed letter to Shriver. Steinbeck begins his comments on the application with "Dear Janet - / Peace Corps application. Such things / are usually more effective if typed___" and going on to give detailed information to be used in completing the application. Steinbeck's application comments occupy the rectos of approximately one and one-fifth sheets of 8" x 12 1/4" yellow ruled paper. After completing his comments, Steinbeck continues on the second sheet with an autograph draft letter to Sargent Shriver beginning as follows: "As one who has followed the development of the Peace / Corps with interest and enthusiasm, it gives me the / greatest pleasure to recommend the applicant, Jennifer / Page _________ with all the vehemence I can bring to / bear." Steinbeck then writes of the difficulties Jennifer has endured, beginning with the death of his friend, Jennifer's father ("...my old / friend and a good newspaper man..."), when Jennifer was quite young. He then praises her honesty and, calling her "...one of the best girls I have ever known", he goes on to write "I am / glad she is applying for the Peace Corps and in my opin- / ion, it is a compliment to that organization that she / wants to belong to it. You may depend absolutely on her / carrying out what she sets out to do." Finally, after concluding the draft of his letter, Steinbeck adds some further instructions for completing the application. Altogether, the draft of the letter to Sargent Shriver and Steinbeck's instructions for completion of the Peace Corps application cover the rectos of nearly 3 yellow sheets of ruled paper in Fine condition, and the carbon copy of the typed letter from John Steinbeck to Sargent Shriver, which occupies nearly a full sheet of letter-sized paper, is in Very Good + condition. Jennifer's father, who Steinbeck describes as his "old friend and a good newspaper man", was Alston "Ritchie" Lovejoy, an author, poet, artist, illustrator, and journalist, who, with his wife, Tal Lovejoy (born Natalya "Tal" Kashevaroff), was part of John Steinbeck's circle in Monterey, California where Ritchie spent time with Ricketts, Steinbeck, and others at Ricketts' lab at 800 Cannery Row, drinking and talking for hours on end. It was Ritchie Lovejoy to whom Steinbeck gave his $1,000 Pulitzer Prize check, prompting Ritchie and his wife to start a family as they then felt that they could afford to do so. (They named their first child, a son, "John" since Steinbeck's gift had made their starting a family possible.) Ritchie covered the Monterey waterfront for the Monterey Peninsula Herald and, among other things, did the highly-praised illustrations for Ed Ricketts' book "Between Pacific Tides". Ricketts was the model for "Doc" in Steinbeck's "Cannery Row" and "Sweet Thursday", and each of Ritchie and Steinbeck considered Ed Ricketts to be his best friend. Ritchie was in charge of Ed Ricketts' funeral and his family inherited much of Ricketts' personal property. Ritchie Lovejoy, loved by virtually all who knew him, died of brain cancer at age 48. Altogether an excellent set of papers from John Steinbeck's personal files, richly and intimately connected with Steinbeck's personal history and with the Lovejoy family with which Steinbeck was especially close. An absolutely wonderful Steinbeck item.

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        Autograph Letter Signed from June Garcia advising John Steinbeck of his dear friend Johnny Garcia's death TOGETHER WITH John Steinbeck's Autograph Draft of his reply [Travels with Charley; Tortilla Flat]

      Monterey, CA and New York: John Steinbeck and June Garcia, 1963. First edition. Stapled Sheets. Fine. An Original Autograph Letter Signed from June Garcia to John Steinbeck, written on the rectos of two stationary sheets, dated April 16, 1963, addressed from Monroe Street in Monterey California, and beginning "Dear John Steinbeck", TOGETHER WITH the Original Autograph draft response from John Steinbeck to June Garcia dated April, 24, 1963. June Garcia's touching letter begins: "As you see by the inclosed / clipping [not present], our dear Johnny has / gone on. // I wanted you to know that / he enjoyed your book, / "Travels with Charley" very / much. And also the little prestige / that your autographed copy / gave him." She goes on to tell Steinbeck how proud Johnny was of his signed copy of the book during his final illness and how delighted he was when Steinbeck won the Nobel Prize in Literature. She recounts how Johnny "always said 'I will write / to John and thank him when I / get better'. But he never felt any better." She then mentions that the "beautiful medal" that Steinbeck gave to Johnny gave Johnny a great deal of pride and that she, June, gave it to Johnny's son Michael. She concludes her letter stating: "I was disappointed that I did / not have the pleasure of meeting / you while you were here. / But maybe some other time." Steinbeck's draft reply, which would have been typed by his secretary and sent by her, bears the date "4/23/63" written in the upper right corner -- it was her custom to date Steinbeck's yellow sheet drafts with the date on which she mailed the typed reply. The reply address, written in Steinbeck's hand at the top of the sheet reads, "Mrs. John Garcia / 275 Monroe St. Monterey Calif." Filling about 2/3 of the ruled yellow paper Steinbeck used in composing his letters, Steinbeck beginning in the same fashion as did June Garcia, writes: "Dear June Garcia:" and, after thanking her for her letter, writes: "You know of course how / much I valued him as a friend. / He was a very fine gentleman. It / sounds better in Spanish Muy caballero, / qui vine siempre a mia / memoria con dulzura y dignidad. / Dios lo bendiga." (Steinbeck's Spanish essentially means: A real gentleman, he always comes to my memory in sweetness and dignity. God bless him.) After promising to have a prayer said for Johnny in St. Patrick's, Steinbeck writes briefly of Michael, hoping that he will be "as good a / man as his father." A true and old friend of Steinbeck's from his all-important Monterey days, the days that gave birth to some of his greatest works, Johnny Garcia ran bar on Alvarado Street in downtown Monterey, Steinbeck's old drinking haunt that served the dirt-poor paisanos, and other working class locals. In "Travels with Charley", the book which Steinbeck autographed and gave to Johnny Garcia, Steinbeck tells of the visit he made to Johnny Garcia's bar where the two men and other bar patrons drank and reminisced about the old times. The book presents a conversation between Steinbeck and Johnny where Steinbeck asks Johnny about the locals from his old days there, including some wonderful characters from his great novel "Tortilla Flat". The conversation is as follows: “Where are the great ones? Tell me, where's Willie Trip?” “Dead,” Johnny said hollowly. “Where is Pilon, Johnny, Pom Pom, Miz Gragg, Stevie Field?” “Dead, dead, dead,” he echoed. “Ed Ricketts, Whitey's Number One and Two, where's Sonny Boy, Ankle Varney, Jesus Maria Corcoran, Joe Portagee, Shorty Lee, Flora Wood, and that girl who kept spiders in her hat?” “Dead – all dead,” Johnny moaned. “It's like we was in a bucket of ghosts,” said Johnny. A deeply meaningful conversation given that Steinbeck and Johnny were themselves soon to die. A wonderful pair of deeply meaningful autograph letters, born of John Steinbeck's days in Monterey, California, having an intimate relationship with "Travels with Charley" and with "Tortilla Flat", and occasioned by the death of his dear friend, bartender, drinking buddy, and California compatriot.&

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        Cat's Cradle

      London: Gollancz. 1963. The first British edition of one of his greatest novels, which manages to both condemn and celebrate science, religion and the human race in general. "A quietly satirical consideration of mankind and its need for sympathy and compassion, proposing that we live by foma, lies that make for human happiness." One of Pringle's 100 best science fiction novels. Also nominated for the Hugo Award, and chosen by the Modern Library as one of the best 100 novels of the 20th century. Signed by Vonnegut with a self-caricature. Minor bowing to boards and the page signatures are darkening unevenly; near fine in a very good, price-clipped dust jacket with mild edge sunning and a few tiny edge chips. Uncommon; rare signed. In a custom clamshell case. . First Edition. Hardcover.

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        THE COLLECTOR

      London: Jonathan Cape London: Jonathan Cape,. [1963]. boards.. A fine copy in near fine first state dust jacket with some foxing to. rear panel and small internal stain on front panel (no show through),. Overall, an attractive copy. (#7561). First edition. The author's first book.

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        The Lord of the Rings - Original 1963 UK Deluxe Set

      London: Allen & Unwin, 1963. 1st Edition. Original Cloth. J.R.R. Tolkien. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien. Published by Allen & Unwin in 1963, these are the 13th/10th/10th impression of the 1st Edition. The true 1st 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 cloth on the Two Towers is somewhat loose, appears the cloth has released from the boards, but cover is still completely intact and shows only minor wrinkling. The textblock is clean and bright. Each volume features Bevel-Edged boards, gilded page edges, and all still have the original silk bookmark sewn in. The books are in Very Good condition, with some marks and rubbing to the spines with some degradation of the gilt stamping on the Fellowship and Return. The Two Towers is still bright and undamaged. The gilded edges of all the books show some rubbing and loss of the gilding. The books have no writing or inscriptions in any of the books. The set of books are housed in a reproduction of the very scarce original publishers slipcase featuring the Pauline Baynes color "triptych" artwork. A very scarce set of the original Allen & Unwin 1st Deluxe Editions, less than 1000 sets produced (worldwide). Briefly mentioned in the Tolkien Bibliography by Hammond and Anderson on page 98. An unusual set, very few available for purchase at any time. An opportunity to acquire a set at a reduced price, due to the less than immaculate condition of the exterior. Digital images available upon request. Other Tolkien sets, original and rebound are available. Inquire if interested. A wonderful addition to anyone's Tolkien collection. Very Good / No Jacket, as Issued.

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        It Catches My Heart in Its Hands

      New Orleans: Loujohn Press, 1963. Paperback. Very Good. First Edition. One of 777 cc signed and dated by Bukowski in silver ink. Top edge slightly foxed, otherwise a near fine copy of this elaborate production and the first book from the press. Krumhansl 12.

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        LA PLANETE DES SINGES

      Paris: Le Cercle du Nouveau Livre [Paris]: Le Cercle du Nouveau Livre,. [1963]. gold and blind stamped green cloth.. Tiny nick to cloth at lower spine end, a bright, nearly fine copy. without dust jacket (as issued?). (#114530). First edition. Number 587 of an unstated limitation. Published in English as PLANET OF THE APES (1963). Basis for two films and numerous sequels. "Boulle made the Earth astronauts' visit to a far planet where apes are the dominant species and humans a despised under class a parable of racial and other social failings on Earth..." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-26. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1692-96.

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        The Collector

      Jonathan Cape London: Jonathan Cape. (1963). First. First edition. Fine (in rust cloth, there also exists a trial binding in black cloth) in an about fine, first issue dustwrapper (without the reviews) with a couple of minute rub marks. The author's first book, a masterful account of obsession which was the basis for the William Wyler film with Terence Stamp and Samantha Eggar. Significantly nicer than usually encountered. .

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        How the Whale Became and Other Stories

      Faber and Faber 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. .

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        Book of the Hopi

      Viking NY: Viking. (1963). The uncorrected proof copy of this landmark volume relating the worldview of the Hopis, as compiled by Waters from the tales of thirty Hopi elders. A matter of some controversy after the fact -- some people have questioned the authenticity of the material or the qualifications of those who provided it -- this book nonetheless was profoundly influential in the Sixties, as one of the seminal volumes bringing some version of a Native American perspective and ethos to the mainstream society. This was a counterculture classic and a staple on college campuses in the late Sixties and early Seventies, thus contributing to the general push toward a more multicultural society, as well as contributing to the increasing consciousness of environmental issues, as the Hopi are depicted as living in closer harmony with the land and the natural world than was the case in mainstream American society. A bit of corner creasing and dust soiling to covers; near fine in ringbound cardstock covers. A scarce proof. . First Edition. Softcover.

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        Le Procès - Verbal - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Gallimard Paris: Gallimard. Near Fine. 1963. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. An attractive true First Edition with "3 septembre 1963" statement on copyright page. Near Fine condition, clean copy with only slightly yellowed pages; The first novel of the 2008 Nobel Prize winner for Literature, Jean-Marie Gustave [J.M.G.] Le Clézio, published at age 23. Le Procès-Verbal (The Interrogation) was shortlisted for the Prix Goncourt and was awarded the Prix Renaudot in 1963 .

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        BLACK MAN IN THE WHITE HOUSE with Letters to the Author from Eisenhower, Nixon, Johnson, Kennedy, Rockefeller, and Lindsay

      New York: Coward-McCann, (1963). First Edition. Letters. Wonderful archive. Book in Good condition; letters Near Fine. Superb archive of material related to the first African American to serve as a policy-making aide in the White House. Morrow served as Officer for Special Projects in the Eisenhower administration from 1955-1961. Includes a Review Copy of Morrow's book BLACK MAN IN THE WHITE HOUSE which details his actions and thoughts while serving during the turbulent birth of the Civil Rights Movement as well as a copy of the official WHITE HOUSE STAFF BOOK 1953-61 (copy #68 of a small unstated limited edition), and a group of letters: one TYPED LETTER SIGNED (TLS) from Mamie Eisenhower; five TLSs from Dwight Eisenhower on White House stationery, three SIGNED with initials, and two post-Presidential TLSs; two TLSs from Robert Kennedy, one framed and the other an autopen signature; two TLSs from Richard Nixon, one dated August 1968 and stating "This year we are going to win" and the other on White House stationery SIGNED with initials; and two fine framed TLSs from Lyndon Johnson on White House stationery, each with references to the Civil Rights movement: 24 March 1965 (three days after the Montgomery march)--"Your own service here in this House meant much to the cause for which we work now ... and I assure you our efforts will continue without ceasing, until justice prevails"--and 11 June 1965--"At the core of the American creed is the sense of fairness and a passion for justice." There are also letters from Rose Mary Woods, Nelson Rockefeller, and John Lindsay.

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        Psychopathologie und bildnerischer Ausdruck. Eine internationale ikonographische Sammlung. 1. - 23. Serie (23 Bde.).

      4°, meist 2 Doppelblätter Text (selten 1 bzw. 4) u. 12/14 farb. Taf., Lose Taf. in Kart.-Mappe, Mappen tlw. angestaubt u. knittrig, selten fleckig, Taf. u. Text meist tadell. Hg. von Sandoz. Der Text (Dt. oder Frz.) und die grosszügigen Tafeln zu folgenden Themen: 1. Serie: Jean Delay u. Rob. Volmat: Malerei und Chemotherapie; 2.: P. L. De Luca u. B. Sacchettini: Die Malerei als Mittel zur psychodiagnostischen Forschung; 3.: Hanscarl Leuner: Die optische Halluzinose und ihre Sinngehalte; 4.: G. C. Argan u. C. Traversa: Die Zeichnung im Kindesalter; 5.: Th. Spoerri: Le monde imagé d'Adolf Wölfli; 6.: W. v. Bayer u. H. Häfner: L'?uvre de Prinzhorn; 7.: G. R. Lafora: Sujets de composition orientaux dans les peintures d'un schizophrène; 8.: E. Cunningham Dax: La représentation picturale de la dépression; 9.: Comte Wittgenstein: Les «Séries iconographiques des éléments» dans la psychiatrie; 10.: H. Delgado: Un peintre schizophrène; 11.: J. Delay u. R. Volmat: Ästhetische Ausdrucksformen des Wahns; 12.: Ungewöhnliche Materialien im künstlerischen Schaffen Schizophrener; 13.: P. Kielholz u. a.: Malerei von Depressiven; 14.: Leo Navratil u. a.: Zwischen Eros und Thanatos; 15.: C. Nespor: Die Teppichstickereien des Jules Leclercq; 16.: A. Wildbolz: Eine psychotische Entwicklung in präkognitiver Selbstdarstellung; 17.: H. Aubin: Masken und Neomorphismen bei einem psychotischen jungen Mädchen; 18.: A. Bader: Die «Vorstadt-Gräfin». Eine manimorphe Schizophrenie; 19.: I. Jakab u. M. Howard: Eine entmenschlichte Welt; 20.: A Marinow: Narkomanie und Malerei; 21.: H. Leuner: Fratzen und Masken in der toxischen Halluzinose; 22.: H. Steck; Aloyse; 23.: G. Ferdière: Der Fall Philipp B. Fellmer.

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        Idiots First

      New York: Farrar Straus and Company New York: Farrar, Straus and Company, 1963 First edition, first printing. Presentation copy; signed and inscribed by Malamud to artist and close friend, Rosemarie Beck. Very good with some staining to covers in a like jacket with some wear and a few small tears. Malamud and Beck met at the Yaddo art colony in 1958 and remained close for the next 30 years. They were both very supportive of each other's artistic endeavors and provided each other with a great deal criticism and encouragement. An excellent association.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

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        What Is Remembered

      Michael Joseph London: Michael Joseph. (1963). First. Uncorrected proof. Printed wrappers. A faint crease on one corner and some spotting to the foredge, else a near fine copy. Autobiography by Gertrude Stein's longtime companion in an uncommon format. .

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        Chapters on Writing and Printing

      Anvil Press Lexington: Anvil Press, 1963. Tall octavo. 70 pp. One of 134 copies printed by Carolyn Hammer. Contains articles by Paul Standard, Victor Hammer, R. Hunter Middleton, and Carolyn Hammer. Illustrated with 20 pp. of examples from the Press, which are bound-in. One of the scarcer titles in the Hammer canon. Slight spine lean, else near fine in beige boards.

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        [Playscript]: The Passion of Josef D

      Arthur Cantor New York: Arthur Cantor. 1963. First. Quarto. Mimeographed sheets secured with prong fasteners in stiff wrappers with title applied on paper label. Very good. A cheery little musical play about Joseph Stalin that featured Peter Falk in the title role. This copy of the script Inscribed by Chayefsky to New York critic Leonard Lyons: "July 31/63. Dear Lennie -- The interpolation in p. 1-3-17 will be in the newly mimeographed scripts -- Paddy." On the designated page appears the printed set direction: "It is packed with revolutionaries, men and women..." Chayefsky has hand written at the end of the passage a reference to Lyons' wife: "including that notorious terrorist, 'Grandma' Sylvia Lyons." Lyons was a syndicated columnist for the New York Post, who wrote the influential column on Broadway, "The Lyon's Den." Rare, and with a nice association. .

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        On Christmas Day in the Morning! Original double-spread watercolor design for title page of this book

      n.p. ca. 1963 n.p., ca. 1963. Image 9-1/4 x 13 inches, matted and framed to 14 x 17-3/4 inches overall. . Horne, 20th Century British Book Illustrators, p. 231 . A meticulously executed depiction of medieval folk celebrating in a town square against a snowy landscape; above the drawing is pasted the title page lettering, here bearing the American publisher's imprint of Harcourt, Brace (the book was first published in England, by Wide World). Antony Groves-Raines (b. 1928) was born in County Down, Ireland, and studied at Cambridge, intending to follow a diplomatic career. He became, instead, a painter, illustrating a number of Guiness booklets and advertisements, as well as several books. "His early work comprised delicate line illustrations...but his style later matured and developed into richly detailed pictures...", of which this colorful, highly decorative image is a fine example

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        A LIFE IN PHOTOGRAPHY: EDWARD STEICHEN

      W.H.Allen London: W.H.Allen, 1963. First UK edition (simultaneous with US). Steichen, Edward. 4to., (284) pp., 249 photos, several in color. The lower tips are rubbed through to the boards, else a very good copy in a edgeworn and spine chipped dw. This, the first printing differs from the later printing by use of patterned endpapers and the inclusion of color plates. INSCRIBED "To Charles Hoffman (sic), with all good wishes. Edward Steichen, 1967."Charles Hofmann was the pianist for silent films at MoMA, as well as the author of SOUNDS FOR SILENTS.

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        DR. SEUSS'S ABC

      1963. 1. SEUSS,DR. DR. SEUSS'S ABC. NY:Random House 1963. 8vo, glazed pictorial boards, 63p., Fine in dust wrapper. 1st ed. (based on ads and price). A Beginner Book with bold and nonsensical full color illustrations on every page. Surely one of the most original ABC books ever done. Younger / Hirsch 19.

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        DICK AND JANE FIGURES

      1963. DICK AND JANE. (FIGURES) DICK AND JANE FIGURES. Offered here is a complete set as issued of 3 large Dick and Jane figures plus Puff and Spot accompanied by a 4 page pictorial brochure enclosed (which indicates that these figures were issued in 1963 as a set). Dick, Jane and Sally are unpunched and in color on die-cut sheets. Dick is 10 1/2", Jane is 9", Sally is 7), and there are accompanying smaller figures of a Raggedy Ann doll, Puff, Spot, books and toys. The 4 page printed brochure gives instructions to the teachers on how to help pupils read, has suggestions on how the figures can be used as puppets.

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        TOP CAT ORIGINAL ART

      1963. 1. CARTOONS. (HANNA-BARBERA) TOP CAT ORIGINAL ART. Offered here is a fabulous watercolor circa 1963 used for a Spanish language book about Top Cat . Although there is no indication that this is from a Spanish book, it was purchased with other art from a Spanish edition. Top Cat is a cartoon inspired by the Phil Silvers Show and like the Flintstones, premiered as a prime time cartoon. It features a group of Manhattan alley cats. Top Cat is the leader and his cohorts are Fancy Fancy, Spook, Benny, Brain and Choo Choo. The colors in this artwork are vibrant and the image makes you smile. The image measures 9 1/2 x 12" done on art board 12 1/2 x 15. Sl. finger soil on edges, near fine. This is a great image of all of the cats in Hoagy's Alley with Top Cat trying to catch a dog.

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        The Centaur

      Alfred A. Knopf New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1963. First. First edition. Slight age-toning on the boards else fine Fine in near fine, dustwrapper with three short parallel tears at the spine. Signed by Updike. National Book Award sticker. Winner of the National Book Award. .

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        WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE

      1963. 1. SENDAK,MAURICE. WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE. NY:Harp. Row 1963. Oblong 4to, green cloth spine, pictorial boards, near Fine in slightly soiled dust wrapper with price intact. The wrapper hasa few very small closed margin rips and light wear to spine ends, otherwise the dw is VG+ with no chipping. FIRST EDITION. CALDECOTT WINNER. A modern classic and very hard to fine as a collectible quality first edition.

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        The Cinema of Alfred Hitchcock

      Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company (1963). First edition. Trade paperback in 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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        A MURDER OF QUALITY

      New York: Walker and Company New York: Walker and Company,. [1963]. cloth.. A very good plus copy in very good dust jacket with fading to spine. panel as usual, closed tear to upper front panel at flap fold, mild. edge wear, and rubbing and light chipping to spine ends. (#125589). First U.S. edition. The author's second novel. George Smiley investigates a murder at an important public school.

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        Selected Writings by Natalie Clifford Barney. (SIGNED). Edited and with an introduction by Miron Grindea.

      Adam Books, London, 1963.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by Author(s) First Edition - limited to just 100 numbered copies signed by Barney. 162pp. Textural paper-covered boards, lettered in gold at spine. With a portrait frontispiece of the author by Romaine Brooks, a fold-out reproduction of Le Salon de l'Amazone, a hand-drawn 'map' of Barney's celebrated Parisian salon which was first printed in her 1929 Aventures de l'esprit, plus numerous other facsimiles and photographs. A hint of water staining to one corner of rear board, rear pastedown and endpaper, with a hint of wear to head and base of spine and a little occasional spotting to several preliminary leaves. Former owner name and date quite boldly inked to front endpaper. A very bright copy of an extremely scarce volume, in lightly marked and chafed dust wrapper. A series of short essays and poems by various contributors, including Richard Aldington, Jean Cassou, Thornton Wilder, Paul Morand, Samuel Putnam, George Antheil and others, plus selections from Barney's own works.

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        Document Signed for rights to republish his story "My Side of the Matter"

      One page Document Signed by Capote and Whit Burnett of Story magazine in 1963, extending permission to reprint Capote's story "My Side of the Matter" in a collection of stories that originally appeared in the magazine. Small chip in one corner, some creases and tears, a good or better example. .

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        On Her Majesty's Secret Service. [The eleventh James Bond novel]. FIRST STATE IN UNCLIPPED DUST-WRAPPER

      Jonathan Cape, [1963]. 8vo., First Edition, neat contemporary inscription on front free endpaper, one tiny mark on front past-down; original pictorial black cloth, upper board blocked with 'ski tracks' in white, backstrip lettered in silver, white endpapers, a near fine copy in unclipped d/w, the latter very lightly age-soiled on (predominantly white) rear cover, tiny nick at bottom lower corner of backstrip but with bright red lettering and no trace of the usual fading at backstrip. A very nice copy of the eleventh James Bond novel. Dust-wrapper artwork by Richard Chopping, complete with original price of 16s on front wrapper flap.This is the first Bond written after commencement of the original film series, and forms the basis of Peter Hunt's feature film (1969) starring George Lazenby [in his sole performance as Bond] and Diana Rigg.

      [Bookseller: Island Books]
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        [Typescript]: Cleopatra's Car [a chapter in Second Skin]

      1963. Thirty page typescript, with a one page Typed Letter Signed by Donald Barthelme. Loose sheets attached by a staple with some rubbing, a crease to the final sheet, and some wear near the staple, near fine. The letter is very good or better with moderate toning and an indentation from a paper clip. The original typescript of "Cleopatra's Car," a chapter from Hawkes's 1964 book Second Skin, with a few scattered corrections in an unknown hand and with substantial differences from the final published version. Hawkes's name and address are in the upper left-hand corner but have been struck through in pencil and the address of the book's publisher, New Directions, is written underneath with a note referencing Second Skin, in publisher James Laughlin's hand. This chapter was apparently submitted for publication to the literary magazine Location but, according to the accompanying TLS from editor Donald Barthelme, was "not quite what we're looking for." Accompanied by a first edition of Second Skin (New York: New Directions 1964, fine in near fine dustwrapper). .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        DE NITTIS.

      In-4 p., cartonato edit., pp. 577, con 71 tavv. a colori applic. alla pag. e 63 ill. in tavv. in b.n. Questa importante monografia comprende anche l'"Epistolario" (costituito da lettere di Giuseppe e Léontine De Nittis e di alcuni loro corrispondenti) e il "Catalogo" ragionato (oli, pastelli, acquarelli, tempere) con la riproduz. in b.n. di 638 opere + 104 (in Appendice). Bella ediz. d'arte in tirat. di 1000 esempl. numer., in ottimo stato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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