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        The Collector

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1963. 1st edition, terracotta cloth, top edge stained to match but faded, else near fine in 1st state dustjacket with tiny nicks and tears else near fine. Signed by Fowles. This book is an exemplar of the post-modern novel in all its originality, rooted in the mind of a sociopath who, desperate for companionship, stalks a woman, then kidnaps and imprisons her. Now it's 2016, and this class of crime no longer need exist, at least in the U. S., as there are now 5.2 million more American women than men, a fact raised here in case you guys who aren't getting laid, don't feel bad enough already. Near fine / Near fine.

      [Bookseller: Biblioctopus]
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        Il Gattopardo

      MILANO: FELTRINELLI EDITORE, 1963. IED. Brossurato. BUONO. 11 18. Universale Economica Feltrinelli USATO

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        Fishing For Fun and To Wash Your Soul

      Random House, New York 1963 - Octavo, 86pp, gilt title on spine and signature on cover, blue cloth. Mild discoloration of spine. Cardboard slipcase with title sticker attached. Slipcase in VG+ condition. Limited edition printing of 200 copies, signed by the author. This is edition 152/200. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Senza titolo

      Acquaforte inclusa nella cartella ''Cinquanta incisioni di artisti italiani'', pubblicata da Prandi nel 1963. Cm 24,5x17 (Foglio 45x32). . . Ottimo (Fine). . . .

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        FROM THE MABINOGION - INSCRIBED TO ALLEN GINSBERG

      N.p.: Quarterly Review of Literature, [1963]. First Edition. Slim octavo (23cm); printed wrappers, stapled; pp.184-195. Allen Ginsberg's copy, inscribed to him by Duncan amidst a full-page illustration (signed RD / 1963) on verso of front wrapper. Text edges tanned, wrappers a bit toned and edgeworn, with a tiny chip to upper right corner of rear wrapper; Very Good. An offprint from the Quarterly Review of Literature (Vol.XII, No.3), containing five poems: "From the Mabinogion," "Doves," "A New Poem (for Jack Spicer)," "Two Messages," and "Returning to the Rhetoric of an Early Mode." One of a small, unspecified number of copies used by Duncan as a Christmas greeting in 1963, each with an original drawing; this copy bears a full-page illustration of a king. Superb association copy, connecting the Black Mountain poet with one of the central figures of the Beat Generation. Bertholf C140.

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        Buchgestaltung

      354 pp. text on the history and present state of book production incl. selection of paper, typography, illustration, printing techniques, binding, etc., generally and in individual countries, bibliography, index, several samples of paper, plate with tipped-on original samples of binding materials, 521 illustrations (some in color). Half-title page creased and folded. Sm. folio. Orig. dec. cloth. Dresden (VEB Verlag der Kunst) ca. 1963.

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        Sumario. Libro donde nace la lluvia

      En la Imprenta Tallone, Alpignano 1963 - 30 cm, brossura originale, titolo in blu al piatto e al dorso, camicia editoriale in cartone con titolo al dorso, cofanetto editoriale con rinforzo alla base. p. 112, testo in spagnolo, edizione di 300 esemplari, il nostro su carta Verjurado van Gelder Zonen (come da filigrana). Dai larghi margini Ottimo [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Orfeo (ALAI - ILAB)]
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        Run To Daylight: The Red Smith Sports Series

      Prentice-Hall, Inc., New York 1963 - First Printing of the First Edition, in brown cloth boards, with black-lettered spine, and the green end-papers, 303pp., with illustrations and black-and-white photographs. Signed and inscribed by W.C. Heinz: "To John Miller / -- the quondam lineman / -- from his friend / -- the pro-team coach / --'Dutch' Heinz." John Miller was a lineman for Marshall College. Light wear to board edge and minimal age toning to interior pages, else book in fine condition; dust jacket with moderate edge wear, else fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        L' Occidente barbarico 400 - 1000

      ARNOLDO MONDADORI EDITORE, 1963. ITALIANO 0,27 Legatura in cartoncino rigido. Pagine in buono stato con bruniture, così ai tagli. Traduzione di Attilio Landi. Volume n. DCCLXXIX ( 779 ) della collana. USATO

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        The Lithographs of Chagall. Volume II, 1957-1962

      Monte Carlo: Andre Sauret, 1963. hardcover. fine/near fine. Chagall, Marc. Illustrated with 12 original lithographs (including the dust wrapper), 7 of which are in color. Numerous additional reproductions in color & black & white. 208 pages. 4to, pale beige cloth, pictorial d.w., lacking the original plain mylar wrapper. Monte Carlo: Andre Sauret, (1963). A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Illustrated with 12 original lithographs (including the dust wrapper), 7 of which are in color. Numerous additional reproductions in color & black & white. 208 pages. 4to, pale beige cloth, pictorial d.w., lacking the original plain mylar wrapper. Monte Carlo: Andre Sauret, (1963). A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper.Volume 2 of the Chagall lithographs. Text in English.

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        No Voyage and Other Poems [first edition]

      J.M. Dent 1963 - 56 pp. Full green patterned paper boards, spine lettered in gilt, with the dust jacket. Minor edgewear to jacket, slight sunning to jacket spine, overall near fine. The first book by a preeminent American poet. The American edition was published two years later in different form. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Senza titolo

      Ancona, Bucciarelli, 1963 - Acquaforte. Opera appartenete alla cartella ''Testamento per Luciana'', contenente l'incisione ed un testo dell'Artista. Cm 10,5x5 (Foglio 35x25). . . . . Tiratura 100 + alcune p.d.a. . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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        Mais oui, vous comprenez le cinema

      Parigi - Bruxelles: Paul Legrain Editeur - Les Editions Du Jour, 1963. Rilegato. DISCRETO. 14,6 20,5. USATO

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        The Spy Who Came in from the Cold - with the wrap-around band and with signed card from the author

      London: Gollancz, 1963. A first edition, first printing published by Gollancz in 1963. A very good book with fading to the foot of the spine. One previous owner's inscription to the front endpaper. Sporadic spotting to the prelims. In an gently faded wrapper which is not price clipped and has a couple of internal repairs to the spine. A little creasing and chipping here and there. Accompanied by the wrap-around band (with famous quote from Graham Greene and a lobby card, written by Le Carre (in a jocular fashion), 'it really was a/delightful evening/David Cornwell/Secretary of the John/Le CarreFan Club/. Rare with these attributes.

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        Chapters on Writing and Printing.,

      Lexington, 1963. - 6 x 10. 70 pages plus a 4-page specimen of Hammer's American Uncial and Andromache types, and original leaves ( an 8-page gathering & a 4-page gathering) from Victor Hammer's Stamperia del Santuccio books in Pindar and Sampson types. Buff boards, paper spine label, spine very slightly darker, a few touches of foxing; booklabel inside front cover. Near fine. WITH: 6 additional leaves (most double). No. 87 of 134 copies, impeccably printed by Carolyn Hammer in black & red. The leaves include an engraved initial letter in red. The four chapters are "Calligraphy for the Printer" (Paul Standard), "Digressions on the Roman Letter" (Victor Hammer, "Printing from the Blocks of Bewick" (R. Hunter Middleton), and "Notes on the Stamperia del Santuccio" (Carolyn Hammer). With two Bewick illustrations printed from the blocks. Not in Chalmers checklist of leaf books. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Veatchs Arts of the Book, ABAA]
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        On Her Majesty's Secret Service.

      London Jonathan Cape 1963 - First edition of the 11th James Bond book, 8vo., original dark brown boards with ski-track motif, dust-jacket by Richard Chopping, some minor discolouration visible to edges of lower panel, but otherwise a superior example. The second title in the "Blofeld trilogy", preceded by Thunderball (1961) and concluding with You Only Live Twice (1964). In the novel Bond adopts the guise of College of Arms herald Sir Hilary Bray to allow him access to Blofeld's secret lair on the Piz Gloria, a fictional mountain top in the Swiss Alps. Whilst there Bond discovers SPECTRE's latest diabolical scheme, to destroy the British & Irish economies via a group of female patients at Blofeld's clinic, brainwashed into becoming 'mules' for biological agents to be smuggled into Britain and Ireland. The novel is also significant in the Bond canon for the tragic love-interest supplied by Contessa Teresa "Tracy" di Vicenzo. Gilbert A11a 1.1 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Robespierre

      Dall' Oglio Editore, MILANO 1963 - Collana storica ITALIANO Volume rilegato in cartoncino rigido, con illustrazione don motivi dorati al piatto, e titolo in oro al dorso, in tasselli neri. Mancante della sovraccoperta in plastica trasparente, ove stampato il titolo. Pagine in buono stato, con leggere bruniture, anche ai tagli. Parziale distaccamento dei piatti dal reso del volume. Ricco di tavole illustrate in nero, fuori testo.

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        I Owe Russia $1200.

      1963 - Garden City. Doubleday. 1963. 8vo., original cloth with price-clipped dust wrapper. A little chipping and light creasing to wrapper, otherwise a very good copy. First edition inscibed by Bob Hope "To Father David, This is what I do between golf games, very best, Bob Hope." A collection of anaecdotes including stories from a trip Bob Hope made to Russia in the early 1960s. [sold with] 24 pages of typescript carbon copies containing notes for Bob Hope's comedy. The majority of the notes are for the Peace Officer's Shrine Club Dinner held at the Statler-Hilton on April 20th 1964. The notes are in four sections, one based around the District Attorney William B. McKesson, another on Sheriff Peter J. Pitchess, one on Police Chief William Parker and miscellaneous notes. Several of the notes are repeated at various stages throughout the various sheets. We presume that these notes are unpublished. The other sheets of notes refer to an episode of Chrysler Theatre TV Series for 25th September 1964, with the upcoming Presdiential Election bearing the brunt of Hope's comedy. "Both candidates are watching each other like hawks.LBJ sneezed the other day and Goldwater accused him of germ warfare." Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre was an American anthology series, sponsored by Chrysler Corporation, which ran on NBC from 1963 through 1967. The show was hosted by Bob Hope, but it had a variety of formats, including musical, dramatic, and comedy. Hope was paid $25,000 per week for those episodes which he merely introduced, and $500,000 for those in which he starred in [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        JAPAN. A CHAPTER OF IMAGE.; A Photographic Essay by W. Eugene Smith, with Carole Thomas

      Hitachi, [Tokyo] 1963 - 4to., 79 pp., hundreds of b&w photographs printed in photogravure. Blue Japanese paper over boards, titled in gilt and issued without a dust jacket. Housed in a matching blue paper over boards, four-point portfolio, titled in gilt on the upper cover and fastened in the Japanese style with ivory clasps. The book is fine, as new. The portfolio shows slight toning at the spine and a less than one inch long crimp at the base of the rear board at the joint of the spine, slightly revealing a sliver of the base board; otherwise fine. A scarce book, and more so with the seldom seen portfolio case. Smith traveled extensively around the islands of Japan, making several trips over a period of years. He was struck by the pervasive presence of the Hitachi Corporation in the lives of the people - it was one of the leading world industrial giants. This is not an essay about Hitachi, although there are views of the factories; rather, it is an examination of the peoples of Japan and the intersection of the old customs and the new industrial strength of the country. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd., ABAA]
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        POEMAS REVIVIDOS DEL TIEMPO DE MOGUER

      - 1963 Chapultepec Ilustrado por Juan José Torralba. Prólogo de Francisco Garfias. 98 pg. 18 xilografías. 32x25 cm. Enc. en rafia con petaca. Ejemplar de colaborador A., firmado por el ilustrador y el estampador. Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web.

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        THE DYER'S HAND

      Faber & Faber (1963), London - Bloomfield A45b: 3000 copies, preceded by the American edition which had a larger printing. INSCRIBED and SIGNED "To/Hedwig [Petzold]/with love/from /Wystan" in 1963 on the front free endpaper and with seven manuscript corrections by Auden in the text. Sensational association copy! According to Humphrey Carpenter in W. H. AUDEN: A BIOGRAPHY (p. 69), Auden's "first sexual experience with a woman was when he went to bed with Frau Petzold . and in the later period of the friendship he seems to have regarded her as a mother- or aunt-figure." Hinges fairly neatly repaired. Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Planet of the Apes

      New York: The Vanguard Press, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing. In Near Fine condition, in a Very Good dust jacket with price of $4.50 intact. Light strip of sunning to top edge of boards, light lean to spine. The dust jacket shows light edge wear, light rubbing, and toning to the spine and edges of the rear panel. Both flaps show a faint red stain. A sharp copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA ]
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        The Wretched of the Earth

      New York: Grove Press, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition. 255pp. Original cloth with silver lettering. Near Fine with name on ffep in unclipped, unfaded dust jacket with tears at head, some small edge-chipping and rubbing, about Very Good. A foundational work of post-colonial theory by the late West Indian-born psychiatrist and public intellectual.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA]
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        I GRECI FINO AD ALESSANDRO

      IL SAGGIATORE, Sancasciano Val di Pesa 1963 - UOMO E MITO ITALIANO N.39 della collana diretta da R.Bosi, traduzione di Orazio Nicotra, pagine leggermente ingiallite ai bordi rimanendo comunque in buonissimo stato di conservazione, con 1 tavola cronologica, 89 fotografie, 36 disegni e 3 carte geografiche, rilegatura editoriale cartonata con lievissimi segni di usura, sovraccoperta illustrata, ingiallita, con strappetti ai bordi e dorso sporco

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        Dalla Terra alla Luna

      AMZ Editrice, 1963. ITALIANO 0,19 Numero 8 della collana "Piccola Biblioteca". Legato in cartonato rigido illustrato (di B. Bodini) con dorso usurato e abrasione al piatto anteriore. Tagli e pagine ingialliti con fioritura. Firma d'appartenenza alla sguardia libera anteriore. Arricchito da tavole illustrate a colori fuori testo. Pieghe agli angoli e piccole macchie di inchiostro in alcune pagine. USATO

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        IL CAMMINO DEL CINABRO

      ALL'INSEGNA DEL PESCE D'ORO, SCHEIWILLER, 1963. ITALIANO 0,37 Copia n.742 di 1500 numerate, brossura editoriale con sovraccoperta ingiallita al dorso e parzialmente ai piatti, con fioritura, piccola e superficiale traccia di umidità, usura ai bordi e piccoli strappetti al piede ed alla cima, pagine ingiallite attorno ai testi e con fioriture sparse USATO

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        The Collector

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. 1st edition, terracotta cloth, top edge stained to match but faded, else near fine in 1st state dustjacket with tiny nicks and tears else near fine. Signed by Fowles. This book is an exemplar of the post-modern novel in all its originality, rooted in the mind of a sociopath who, desperate for companionship, stalks a woman, then kidnaps and imprisons her. Now it's 2016, and this class of crime no longer need exist, at least in the U. S., as there are now 5.2 million more American women than men, a fact raised here in case you guys who aren't getting laid, don't feel bad enough already.

      [Bookseller: Biblioctopus]
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        One fat Englishman : a novel / Kingsley Amis

      London : Victor Gallancz Ltd, 1963, Hardcover, First Edition. Fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dust wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Physical description; 192 pages ; 21 cm. Notes; SIGNED and dated by the author. Subjects; Amis Kinsley (1922-1995). English fiction. 20th-century fiction. Genre; Fiction. 192 pages. Inventory No: 240788.

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        DEAD FINGERS TALK

      London: John Calder in association with The Olympia Press. 1963 - First edition, first printing [not published in America]. Inscribed presentation copy from William Burroughs to Alexander Trocchi. Publisher’s original grey cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the Ian Sommerville illustrated dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm, with light bumping at the spine tips. The contents are clean throughout. Complete with the lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper. Not price-clipped (25s net to the front flap). An important association copy. Inscribed by the author in blue ink on the title page "For Alex Trocchi / good friend and / good showman / dead fingers talk / invisible insurrection / William Burroughs". Published and presumably inscribed shortly after their first encounter in 1962 on an aeroplane heading to the Edinburgh Writer’s Conference. Burroughs recalls "I’d read Cain’s Book, which was one of the early books about heroin addiction, and so we had a lot in common". The two became allies of sort at the conference which turned into an extraordinary stand-off between the old guard and the young turks. Trocchi’s announcement that "of what is interesting in the last twenty years or so of Scottish writing, I myself have written it all" incensed poet Hugh MacDiarmid so much that he denounced both Trocchi and Burroughs as "vermin who should never have been invited", later describing Trocchi as "cosmopolitan scum, a writer of no literary consequence whatsoever". Therein a long term and close friendship was born. Burroughs and Trocchi act as paradigms for the life of junk, both inside and outside of their texts. As long-term heroin addicts, Burroughs admired Trocchi’s skill with the hypodermic syringe, writing "when I met [Alex]in London, he used to help me shoot up my veins were gone in my arms. Old Alex could find a vein in a mummy", an intimacy seldom found between two writers. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Wretched of the Earth

      New York: Grove Press, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition. 255pp. Original cloth with silver lettering. Near Fine with name on ffep in unclipped, unfaded dust jacket with tears at head, some small edge-chipping and rubbing, about Very Good. A foundational work of post-colonial theory by the late West Indian-born psychiatrist and public intellectual.

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        The Lithographs of Chagall 1957-1962

      Monte Carlo / Boston: André Sauret, Éditeur / Boston Book and Art Shop, Inc, 1963. Cloth. Fine. 4to. 208 pages. Small stain on the dust jacket. 1st edition. With the 11 original lithographs, complete.

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        DEAD FINGERS TALK

      London: John Calder in association with The Olympia Press. 1963. First edition, first printing [not published in America]. First edition, first printing [not published in America]. Inscribed presentation copy from William Burroughs to Alexander Trocchi. Publisher's original grey cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the Ian Sommerville illustrated dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm, with light bumping at the spine tips. The contents are clean throughout. Complete with the lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper. Not price-clipped (25s net to the front flap). An important association copy. Inscribed by the author in blue ink on the title page “For Alex Trocchi / good friend and / good showman / dead fingers talk / invisible insurrection / William Burroughs”. Published and presumably inscribed shortly after their first encounter in 1962 on an aeroplane heading to the Edinburgh Writer's Conference. Burroughs recalls “I'd read Cain's Book , which was one of the early books about heroin addiction, and so we had a lot in common”. The two became allies of sort at the conference which turned into an extraordinary stand-off between the old guard and the young turks. Trocchi's announcement that “of what is interesting in the last twenty years or so of Scottish writing, I myself have written it all” incensed poet Hugh MacDiarmid so much that he denounced both Trocchi and Burroughs as “vermin who should never have been invited”, later describing Trocchi as “cosmopolitan scum, a writer of no literary consequence whatsoever”. Therein a long term and close friendship was born. Burroughs and Trocchi act as paradigms for the life of junk, both inside and outside of their texts. As long-term heroin addicts, Burroughs admired Trocchi's skill with the hypodermic syringe, writing “when I met [Alex] in London, he used to help me shoot up … my veins were gone in my arms. Old Alex could find a vein in a mummy”, an intimacy seldom found between two writers. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Anonyme (NEW139) Photograhie. Les Beatles et les bobbies à Liverpool. Circa 1963. Épreuve argentique d'époque. Tampon d'agence, date et légende au verso. 20 x 20,5 cm avec marges. NEW139.

      - Photograhie. Les Beatles et les bobbies à Liverpool. Circa 1963. Épreuve argentique d'époque. Tampon d'agence, date et légende au verso. 20 x 20,5 cm avec marges. NEW139. Photographies originale / Original photograph

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        IMAGES ET SYMBOLES ESSAIS SUR LE SYMBOLISME MAGICO-RELIGIEUX

      GALLIMARD, Paris 1963 - LES ESSAIS Francese Vol. n. LX della collana, pagine brunite da fattore tempo e con alcuni segni e sottolineature con lapis, lieve fioritura, brossura editoriale morbida, con titoli rossi e neri, ingiallita, con sottile fioritura e lievi tracce d'uso

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        Absent and Present

      1963 - First edition. 8vo., original grey cloth, lettered in blue. Wesleyan University Press, Middleton, Conn. Inscribed by Kallman to Neil Little, dedicatee of two of the poems, and also of Auden's poem Encomium Balnei: ?Kirchstetten Sept 24th 1963, Wystan, This Man is Here: We're Hosts. Toasts! More? If we'll give Neil a (say) meal. He'll feel (he's House Guest) that at best his due no doubt; So. Look what I'll do (Guile!) is (Don't You) kneel to Neil (though I won't woo) with my new book. (It's Bits, Myth and Blood Fun) One sign (mine) of Love - Yes Sir! - Chester (Cook)? With Little's bookplate.Little had been a neighbour of theirs in Ischia, and it was while returning from dinner at his house that Auden made his surprising but serious proposal of marriage to Thekla Pelletti: ?All I would say was 'WYSTAN!' which seemed somehow to settle things . What would a distinguished middle-aged homosexual writer want with a giddy young woman? I was certainly no intellectual, I was aggressively heterosexual; we had practically no vices in common.? The above from her very likeable memoir Wystan and Chester, in which she demonstrates just what Auden saw in her.The inscription is an extended doggerel verse, made while Little was visiting them at their summer home at Kirchstetten in Austria, where they had moved (a transition memorialized in Auden's poem Goodbye to the Mezzogiorno) from Ischia: Kallman's behaviour had become a little too wanton even by Ischian standards, and Auden had a terminal row with his house-boy Giocondo, who had the whole of the village on his side. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cain’s Book

      John Calder 1963 - Cain’s Book by Alexander Trocchi. 1963 1st UK edition, 2nd impression. Published by John Calder. Trocchi’s magnum opus. This copy is signed and dated by Trocchi himself, dedicated to Allan Kassell, a BBC TV and radio producer who worked in Leeds. Bound in crimson cloth with bright silver titles on the spine. Boards are very clean and bright, showing only slight signs of bumping or handling wear. In its original jacket, which is unclipped and now protected by removable archival film. Jacket shows some chipping and loss to its extremities, with a few closed tears. Jacket illustration is a photo by Errol Jackson of a sculpture by Trocchi. Book has a fairly pronounced reading-lean. A loose 1995 Observer article inside entitled “Smart aleck of the Beat Generation”. Very scarce indeed with signature. In fact, there’s only 1 other copy available online and that’s £800 un-jacketed. International shipping will be £51. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Self Portrait

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Inscribed by Man Ray on the dedication page to former owners in blue ink, dated April 2, 1963. 402 p. Black cloth with gilt and brownish red lettering. Very Good in Near Fine supplied dust jacket. Lettering rubbed, wear at bottom tips, cloth a bit scuffed and dust soiled. Top edge faded with a few small droplet stains. Small faint letter "H" written on back panel of jacket, a few small stains visible on verso but generally bright and unclipped. A nice signed copy of the American visual artist's autobiography.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA ]
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        The Spy Who Came In From The Cold

      First edition. Small 8vo., original blue cloth, dust jacket. London, Gollancz.

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        The Glass Blowers SIGNED 1st

      Gollancz 1963 - First edition Gollancz 1963. Original cloth - a Fine copy. Fine unclipped dust jacket Inscribed by the author "To Sandra Clarke with best wishes from Daphne du Maurier, 1987" Excellent copy of scarce signed Du Maurier. Not clipped, no ownership markings. In protective cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Finecopy ABA]
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        Fischerboote im Hafen von Hvar. Aquarell auf Japanpapier, rechts unten mit *Aug. Lange-Brock, Hvar 1963 * signiert und datiert.

      Bildmaß ca. 50 x 70 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Aquarell auf Japanpapier, rechts unten signiert, bezeichnet und etwas undeutlich datiert ( wohl 1963 ). Das Aquarell unter Passepartout und Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß 72,5 x 90 cm ). Das Bild verso mit montiertem Klebezettel Lange-Brocks mit handschriftlicher Bezeichnung *Hafen von Hvar* in Bleistift sowie seiner Adreßangabe ( Aug. Lange-Brock, Hamburg 52, Baron-Voght-Straße 59 und Rufnummer sowie ehemaligem Preis von 600.- DM ). Das Aquarell von guter Erhaltung, der Rahmen gering bestoßen. Literatur u.a.: Neue Rump, Hamburgisches Künstlerlexikon Seite 260. Provenienz: Alter Privatbesitz. ( Bitte beachten: Hier aufgrund der Größe und Bruchgefahr kein Versand hier bitte nur Selbstabholung nach Absprache - Please notice: No shipment possible ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics at request )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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