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        Studie. Rohrfederzeichnung, schwarze Tusche auf Zeichenpapier. Signiert "Moldovan 63 für Elfriede Ott".

      (Wien) 1963.. 32 x 47,5 cm.. Schönes Blatt aus seiner besten Schaffensperiode. Ein gekröntes Haupt weiblichen Geschlechts, dessen Busen auf der Brüstung liegt, blickt auf die Bühne und sieht dort wohl den 'Sommernachtstraum'. Satirische Darstellung, Geschenk am Beginn ihrer Partnerschaft mit Hans Weigel, der Moldovan in den 'Stimmen der Gegenwart' als Illustrator beschäftigt hatte, zusammen mit dem gleichfalls genialen Zeichner Kurt Absolon. - Ränder minimal gebräunt, eine winzige Randfehlstelle.

      [Bookseller: Georg Fritsch Antiquariat]
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        Buildings Plans and Design. Limited edition

      New York Horizon Press Publishers 1963. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Some dampstaining to rear plates (largely confined to margins). Portfiolio case with dampstaining to cloth. Text booklet loose within is in good condition. Ribbon-ties worn Limited Edition [114E/2600] Cloth portfolio case with ribbon-ties 690mm x 420mm (27" x 17"). [30pp]; 100 plates. 100 loose architectural plates.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        To Russia with Frost.[May 27-June 24, 1963]Draft ("subject to further correction") Typescript by F(rederick).B. Adams, Jr. , later published by The Club of Odd Volumes, Boston, 1963

      The Club of Odd Volumes, Boston 1963 - Author's Draft. This copy: [i] (Foreword), [1]-37 with corrections, etc. in pencil throughout, presumably by Adams who has initialed and dated ("FBAJr/8/12/63") the Foreword. 1 vols. 4to. Author's Draft. With author's notes, cross outs of certain paragraphs and emendations. On first leaf Adams has written "Draft subject to further correction FBA Jr. 8/12/63."Later published by the Club of Odd Volumes in Boston in 1963. SPS '28. Laid into a brown cloth dropbox, with leather label This copy: [i] (Foreword), [1]-37 with corrections, etc. in pencil throughout, presumably by Adams who has initialed and dated ("FBAJr/8/12/63") the Foreword. 1 vols. 4to

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        An autographed publicity card,

      [1963], 1963. A black and white 'Topstar' card signed on the reverse by George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon and Paul McCartney in blue ballpoints, also inscribed by the recipient of the autographs; with a letter from the General Manager of the Odeon Theatre, Leeds, dated 23rd November 1963, reading '...I have no idea when the Beatles will be here again, but we shall not be permitting any backstage visitors. All we can do is offer to try to obtain autographs for you...'; and a ticket for the group's concert at the Odeon, 22nd October 1964, card 3½ x 5½ inches (9x14cm). Several creases to card, some edgewear. Ex Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Epochen der Kunst. - Bd. 1. Die Malerei im Altertum : 1. Griechenland und Kreta. Aus d. Franz. übertr. von Curt Schweicher. Bearb. d. dt. Ausg.: Hans-Georg Puchert

      Gütersloh : Bertelsmann, 1963.. 51 S. : 176 S. Abb. Kl.-8°, Softcover/Paperback Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. K19202.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel Ei]
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        Self-Portrait

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Signed by author on title page in black ink. 402 p. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Light stain to bottom of fore edge and corners lightly bumped, else fine. Jacket is in presentable shape with some wear at head and tail, creasing and chipping at head. A bit of wrinkling to front flap. A few small clear damp spots visible only on verso at edge of front panel and flap, price intact ($7.95). A signed copy of the renowned modernist artist, fashion designer, and photographer's autobiography.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Derrier le Miroir 137 - Palazuelo - Luxe Edition

      Maeght 1963 - DLM 137 de luxe edition signed and numered.Original suitcase. Date of edition April 1963. Number: 67 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: castlebooksbcn]
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        The Spy Who Came In From The Cold

      London: Victor Gollancz, 1963., 1963. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.222. Publisher's blue cloth, gilt titles to spine, original dust-jacket. Trivial handling, minor toning to text block, minor rubbing and dustiness, later ink price (£1.95) added to flap (original price 18/- intact). A crisp, near fine copy of the author's third novel, featuring George Smiley, double-agent Mundt, and burnt-out protagonist Alec Leamas. A monumental novel, The Spy Who Came In From is a revolutionary Cold War -era espionage classic, the first to win both the Crime Writer's Association Gold Dagger and the Mystery Writers of America award, and also listed in the top 200 literary works since 1950. The author's breakthough, which firmly established an alternative form to the James Bond cult and a new type of hero. Graham Greene considered it the best spy story he ever read and J.B. Priestley wrote that the book was 'superbly constructed with an atmosphere of chilly hell.' The novel won Le Carré the Somerset Maugham Award. He later won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, one of the oldest and most prestigious book awards in Britain. Callil & Toibin; Modern Library. (200 Best Novels in English since 1950) Cooper & Pike; Detective Fiction [p.324]. Listed in Time Magazine; 100 Best Modern Novels.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Li Ko-Jan - Ein chinesischer Maler der Gegenwart.

      Artia, Prag 1963. - Vitri8 26,5 x 23 cm. Originalleinenband in weißem, illustriertem Schutzumschlag. 18 Seiten Textteil, 1 Bll., Bildteil mit insgesamt 56 Seiten (40 + XVI) mit ganzseitigen, teils farbigen Abbildungen von Werken des Künstlers aus dem Zeitraum 1946 - 1961. 1 ausklappbares Blatt mit dem Verzeichnis der Abbildungen im Anhang. Der helle, folierte Schutzumschlag an den Rändern minimal gebräunt aber in gutem Zustand. Der schöne goldgeprägte Einband mit rotem Rückenschild in wirklich gutem Zustand, dad Blatt vor dem Bildteil minimal staubfleckig, der restliche Innenteil sauber. Geprüftes, vollständiges Exemplar in wirklich gutem Zustand. Der Maler Li Ko-Jan gehört zu den bekanntesten Künstlern Chinas, bekannt nicht nur durch Genrebilder von Büffeln, Kindern u.a., sondern cvor allem durch beeindruckende Landschaftsbilder, die mit Pinsel, Tusche und Wasserfarbe im chinesischen Stil (Kuo-hua) auf Seidenpapier oder Seide gemalt wurden. Die Übersetzung dieser ersten Ausgabe stammt von G. Solar. 800

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Abtei Muri-Gries (Bozen) Das Benediktiner-Kloster

      Schnell und Steiner, 1963.. 13 S. Kl.-8°, geh. Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. K19231.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel Ei]
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        Chagall Lithographe. Volume 2 - DELUXE EDITION, with two signed and numbered lithographs by Chagall.

      Paris: Andre Sauret, 1963 DELUXE EDITION, with two signed and numbered lithographs by Chagall. Illustrated with 13 original lithographs by Chagall, 4to. Original lithographic wraps over thin board, red cloth folder and slipcase. Limited edition, ONE OF 150 COPIES, on Grand Velin d'Arches, signed by Chagall and Sauret on the limitation page and with two original lithographs signed by Chagall. Volume two of the catalogue raisonne of Chagall's lithographs.  In very good condition complete of dark red cloth chemise and matching slipcase, color fade on the chemise spine, very light stains on the justification page and in some others pages, but the lithographs are in excellent conditions with no stains or discolorations. The volume is in very good condition. More pictures on request. Ref: Cramer books 56; Mourlot 392-405.

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA-ILAB)]
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        Archive of Early Printed and Manuscript Material Connected with LSD

      1963. A small but significant archive from the early years of Timothy Leary's advocacy of Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD) including: a Typed Letter Signed from Leary; newsletters, bibliography, and statements of purpose from his International Federation for Internal Freedom (IFIF); various scientific offprints and other material relating to LSD; an intriguing 10 page carbon typescript for unknown article on LSD's effects on various test subjects; and other various ephemera. The archive is generally in near fine or better condition with typical folds from being mailed and minor edgewear. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Hop on Pop. The Simplest Seuss for Youngest Use

      New York: Random House, 1963., 1963. FIRST EDITION. Publisher's pictorial boards repeated on the dustjacket. Illustrated throughout by the author. Corners and extremities rubbed; neat ownership to tile page. Dust jacket rubbed and frayed with minor chips to corners and spine ends. Shows very well.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        9 Magic Wishes

      New York: Crowell-Collier,, 1963. Quarto. Original printed illustrated boards, green endpapers. Without dust jacket as issued. Colour illustrations throughout by Lorraine Fox. Mild rubbing to corners and ends of spine, a couple of closed tear to rear free endpaper, repaired with tape to recto. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing. First children's book from the author known for more macabre titles.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Derriére le Miroir 139/140. Céramiques Monumentales de Miró et Artigas

      Paris: Maeght. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine. SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION, number 106 of only 150 copies printed on Velin de Rives and SIGNED BY MIR?". With six original color lithographs by Miró, including three single page, two double page, and a triptych. With text (in French) by André Pieyre de Mandiargues. NOTE: The limited edition is of vastly superior quality than the corresponding trade issue of Derrière Le Miroir. Paris: Maeght, 1963. Folio, lithographed wrappers; original board chemise and slipcase. Slight soiling to slipcase. Fine condition.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Flèches: Derrière le Miroir Special Number 173

      Paris: Maeght. Fine. SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION, number 75 of only 150 copies SIGNED BY CALDER. Beautifully printed on velin de Lana. With eight original Calder lithographs: four single page, two double page, and two cover lithographs. NOTE: The limited edition is of vastly superior quality than the corresponding trade issue of Derrière Le Miroir. Paris: Maeght, 1963. Folio, lithographed wrappers; original board chemise and slipcase. A few smudges to slipcase, otherwise fine.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        MODIFICATIONS DE FONCTIONS INDISPENSABLES CHEZ DES MUTANTS THERMOSENSIBLES D'ESCHERICHIA COLI. SUR UNE MUTATION EMP ECHANT LA R'EPLICATION DU CHROMOSOME BACT'ERIEN

      Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des se?ances de l'Acade?mie des sciences 1963 - Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des se?ances de l'Acade?mie des sciences, 1963 Sep 23; 257: 1979-81First separate edition. Offprint. Near fine. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Quality, Value, Experience. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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        Nuclear Configurations in the Spin-Orbit Coupling Model I. Empirical Evidence" WITH "Nuclear Configurations in the Spin Orbit Coupling Model II. Theoretical Considerations" in Physical Review 78 No. 1, April 1, 1950, p. 16-21 and pp. 22-23

      FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPS OF THE TWO PAPERS IN WHICH MARCIA MAYER DEVELOPS A MATHEMATICAL MODEL FOR THE STRUCTURE OF NUCLEAR SHELLS. Mayer "was the first person to investigate the theoretical basis of nuclear pairing," something which plays a critical role in the shell model of the atomic nucleus. Along with J.H.D. Jenson and Eugene Wigner (for their contributions to the theory of the atomic nucleus and nuclear shell structure), Mayer won the 1963 Nobel Prize in Physics for this work. "Mayer was a mathematical physicist with a facility for the matrix manipulations of group theory and quantum mechanics and a chemist's appreciation for the accumulation and analysis of large quantities of physical data" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). In 1950, there were two major theories of the nucleus: the liquid drop model and the shell model. "The reality of some kind of shell arrangement became clear only in 1948, when Mayer [in this paper] brought together evidence from diverse fields that showed the reality of what soon became known as 'magical numbers.' The name seems to have been coined by Wigner. Mayer argues persuasively that nuclei with 2, 8, 20, 50, 82, and 126 protons or neutrons were particularly stable and hence that these magical numbers represented closed shells in the nucleus. Not only did these nuclei have large binding energies and the largest number of isotopes, but they were also markedly more abundant than nuclei in their neighborhood" (Kragh, Quantum Generations, p. 280). Interestingly it was "Enrico Fermi who provided Mayer with a critical insight by asking her: 'Is there any indication of spin orbit coupling?' She realized that this was indeed the case, and postulated that the nucleus is a series of closed shells and pairs of neutrons and protons tend to couple together" (Wikipedia). CONDITION & DETAILS: Lancaster: American Institute of Physics. 4to. 10.5 x 7.75 inches (262 x 194mm). Bound in original wraps; meticulously rebacked. Very faint library stamp on the front and rear wrap as well as the first page; literally the stamps are very difficult to even see (see scan). Otherwise fine condition in every way.

      [Bookseller: Atticus Rare Books]
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        We Shall Overcome: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom August 28, 1963

      National Urban League, New York 1963 - First edition. Pictorial paper folder with mixed media collage by Louis Lo Monaco on the cover, seven leaves, including introduction, contents leaf and five additional collages by Lo Monaco, each 10.75" x 9". Laid in is a pledge card for participants in the March to, in part: "carry the message of the March to my friends and neighbors back home. I will demonstrate and I will vote," along with a mimeograph sheet from the Washington Congress of Racial Equality providing a telephone hotline for anyone at the March observing acts of police brutality. Several small tears and rubbing along the spine else very good, collages and interior are fine. The introductory page is statement signed in facsimile by Martin Luther King, Jr., John Lewis, A. Philip Randolph, James Farmer, Roy Wilkins, and Whitney M. Young, Jr. A striking portfolio commemorating an iconic moment in American culture. Parr and Badger, *The Photobook Vol. 3*, p. 51. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Lord of the Rings, 1st UK Edition with Dustjackets and Custom Leather Slipcase

      London: Allen & Unwin, 1963. 1st Edition, Hobbits, Lord of the Rings. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. J.R.R. Tolkien. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Lord of the Rings, Comprised of The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King, by J.R.R. Tolkien. Published by George Allen and Unwin in 1963, these books are middle impressions of the 1st UK Edition, originally published in 1954/1954/1955 respectively. The Fellowship of the Rings is a 13th impression published in 1963, in its correct 13th impression dustjacket. The Two Towers is a 10th impression published in 1963. The Return of the King is also a 10th impression published in 1963. All three books have their original dustjackets which are in Very Good Plus/Near Fine condition showing some light rubbing with no tears or loss to the edges, and only very lightly tanned to the spine. The dustjackets are not price clipped. The books are in Very Good Plus condition with a bit of offsetting and a few spots of foxing mainly to the endpapers and edges of the textblock. There are tape shadows on the endpapers in The Fellowship and The Return books from the old style dustjacket protectors, that the original owner put on the books, which have left the shadows, but preserved the dustjackets in their Very Good Plus condition, no loss or edgewear, nor any tears whatsoever. The map of The Fellowship was loose, and has now been retipped into its original position to the last free endpaper. The previous owner had taped it in at one time, then made a pocket to hold the map, tape remains and the pocket are shown in the photos. The same previous owners name neatly to The Fellowship and The Return books. The gilt to the spines are all clean and bright. Each book has it's own original foldout map tipped in at the rear, and all are in excellent condition with no tears or extra folds noted. A custom Red Leather slipcase to house and protect this wonderful set of books. 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 Plus / Very Good Plus.

      [Bookseller: The Tolkien Bookshelf]
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        The Lord of the Rings:

      1965 - London - George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1963 - A set of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. The thirteenth impression of The Fellowship of the Ring, 1963; the tenth impression of The Two Towers, 1963; and the eleventh impression of The Return of the King, 1965. All with foldout colour maps to the rear. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's 1937 fantasy novel The Hobbit, but eventually developed into a much larger work. Written in stages between 1937 and 1949, much of it during World War II, The Lord of the Rings is one of the best-selling novels ever written, with over 150 million copies sold. Condition: In red cloth bindings with gilt title detailing to the spines; the Fellowship and the Two Towers with unclipped dust wrappers, and the Return of the King with no dust wrapper. Externally, generally smart with light rubbing in places; all volumes have some shelfwear, with bumping to the extremities, and some marks. The Two Towers has a tidemark to the bottom right of the front board. The dust wrappers are bright, with some closed tears and some loss to the extremities, and a few marks. The hinges of all volumes are very slightly strained. Internally, the bindings are generally firm although strained in places. The pages are bright and clean with only scattered spotting and a few handling marks; the Fellowship in particular has some marks to the endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD with GOOD dust wrappers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        Orientreise 1954 (Mappe mit 9 sign. Radierungen)

      Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 1963. 9 vom Künstler jeweils eigenhändig signierte, auf 50 Expl. limitierte u. numerierte Radierungen in Halbleinen-Mappe, hier # 25/50; gedruckt bei Käthelhöhn in Wamel am Möhnesee auf Kupfertiefdruckkarton von May & Spies, Düren; Blattgrösse ca. 32 x 38 cm; gezeigt werden Motive einer Reise nach Nordafrika und in den Vorderen Orient. Erste Ausgabe. Mappe. Sehr gut. 38 cm. Mappenwerk.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Rainer Kocherscheidt]
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        A FRICTION OF LIGHTS

      Contact Press, Toronto 1963 - Grier, Eldon. A FRICTION OF LIGHTS. Toronto: Contact Press, 1963.First Edition of modernist Canadian artist and poet Eldon Grier's fifth book. A near fine copy in red cloth, (tiny bump to the lower corner of the front board) gilt titles to the spine in a bright, fresh near fine dustwrapper designed by Grier's wife, Sylvia Tait, showing someminor use. One of only 50 copies. Rarely seen in hardcover.The paperback edition of 200 copies was issued later & is considered a second printing. 8vo. 61 pp. Very Nice. [29734] $1250 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Birds of the Atlantic Islands

      Oliver & Boyd. First edition. Hardcover. Used: Like New/Very Good. Edinburgh and London: Oliver & Boyd, 1963-1968. Four volumes in fine condition in very good dust jackets. Volume 4 dust jacket has closed tear. 1285 pp. Volume One: A History of the Birds of the Canary Islands and of the Salvages, with name plate of C-Vaurie-P on front paste down. Volume Two: A History of the Birds of Madeira, the Desertas, Porto Santo; Volume Three: A History of the Birds of the Azores; Volume Four: History of Birds of the Cape Verde Islands. Illustrations by D.M. REID-HENRY and George LODGE.

      [Bookseller: Buteo Books]
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        PODKAYNE OF MARS: HER LIFE AND TIMES

      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 a fine dust jacket. A sharp copy. (17086) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Le Livre du Roy. Modus et de la Royne Ratio. Les merveilleux secrets de Chasse. Enluminures de Arnaud Ansaldi. Hors texte de Jean Gradassi. 2 Volumes.

      chez Joseph Pardo à l?Enseigne du Sefer, Nice, 1963 - 105 + 81pages, en feuilles sous couvertures fauffrées, emboîtages en velous.Tirage à destination de la Suisse pour l?Association Internationale des Bibliophiles à Genève, 1 des 50 exemplaires numérotés n° 67. Très bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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        Oh les beaux jours

      Paris: Les éditions de minuit,, 1963. Piéce en deux actes. Small octavo. Original printed wrappers. A few small stains to covers. An excellent copy. First edition in French of Happy Days (1961), translated by Beckett. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the half-title: "pour C. G. Bjurström, amicalement Sam. Beckett". An attractive association copy: C. J. Bjurström (1919-2001) was a leading Swedish translator who introduced a number of French authors to Sweden, including Beckett, Foucault and Céline. His piece on Beckett (published in Bonniers Litterära Magasin for January 1954) was amongst the earliest appreciations of the writer to appear in Sweden.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Holzschnitte zu den Balladen des François Villon. Mappenwerk. [Signierte Vorzugsausgabe].

      Fackelträger-Verlag,, Hannover, 1963 - Hannover, Fackelträger-Verlag, 1963. Folio. 43 cm. Titelblatt und 19 Original-Holzschnitte hinter Passepartout in Original-Pappbox. Nummer 5 von 20 nummerierten Exemplaren. Mit 19 von Hansen-Bahia signierten Originalholzschnitten hinter Passepartout. Gedruckt von den Original-Holzstöcken, die Hansen-Bahia im Jahre 1963 in seinem Atelier auf Burg Tittmoning geschnitten hat. Vom Künstler auf der Kniehebelpresse "maé preta" Burg Tittmoning auf Japanpapier abgezogen. Schuber mit deutlichen Gebrauchsspuren, fleckig, Falzen mit Einrissen. Blätter in sehr gutem Zustand. Number 5 of 20 numbered copies. With 19 original woodcuts behind passepartout, each signed by Hansen-Bahia. Original cardboard-box with title page and 19 sheets. Box with stronger traces of use. Sheets in fine condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        Iran. Journal of the British Institute of Persian Studies. Volume 1-21.

      London: British Academy, 1963-1983... Private Kunstlederbände.. Aus der Bibliothek von Prof. Dr. Wolfram Kleiss, langjährigem Leiter der Außenstelle Teheran des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts. Ein gutes und sauberes Exemplar. - First published in 1963, the journal IRAN, published annually by the British Institute of Persian Studies, presents articles on the whole spectrum of Persian Studies, including articles on the arts, archaeology, history, literature, linguistics, religion and philosophy of Iran and the Persianate world, including but not limited to work sponsored by the Institute, recent archaeological research and shorter notices. The journal publishes articles in English, French and German ranging in time from the Palaeolithic up to the Qajar Period. You can find the complete content on the website: bips.ac.uk/publications/about-iran.

      [Bookseller: Fundus-Online GbR]
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        The Four-Dimensional Nightmare - in the brown binding

      Gollancz, 1963. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Gollancz in 1963. Bound in brown boards - as with Le Carre's 'The Spy Who Came in from the Cold' of the same year - this was perhaps a trial binding used by Gollancz for advance copies. This is the first we have seen. A near fine book with small spotting to the top edge - pages are fresh and clean and there are no inscriptions. In a very good+ unclipped wrapper with small v-shape chips to the corners. With 'X24' on the rear panel. A rare item for any Ballard collector.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        On Her Majesty's Secret Service (a James Bond novel)

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1963. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION, only 250 copies. IAN FLEMING'S OWN COPY. Colour frontispiece of the author by Charles Amherst Villiers. Publisher's quarter vellum over black cloth. Gilt titles to spine. In original clear plastic wrapper. A fine copy, with one chip to the crown of the jacket. The only Signed Limited Edition of an Ian Fleming book. A FINE ASSOCIATION COPY, being one of the author's personal copies (he received the first ten), and then presented to his close friend Amherst Villiers, the illustrator of this volume. Villiers ended up with three copies of this edition- this copy, and an out of series copy both given to him by Fleming, plus a later numbered copy which he personally ordered from the publisher. We have purchased all three copies from the family over the years. This particular example was then givel by Amherst to his son Charles Churchill Villiers (and as such does not have the Villiers bookplate the other two possess). It does however benefit from a loose autograph note from Amherst 'I gave this book to Charlie... I have another copy. Pa' Sold with a copy of the original sales invoice, signed by Villiers. Amherst Villiers had two children, the late Janie Villiers and Charles Churchill Villiers, godson of Sir Winston Churchill. Both made the acquaintance of Fleming bibliographer Jon Gilbert of Adrian Harrington Ltd., who interviewed them whilst researching the book. The Villiers family home was just a short walk from Harrington's bookshop in Kensington. Published in 1963, this is the second part of a collection of James Bond books that has become known as the 'Blofeld' trilogy, sitting between Thunderball (1961) and You Only Live Twice (1964). The title was filmed by Eon Productions in 1969, starring George Lazenby as 007, Diana Rigg as Tracy and Telly Savalas as Ernst Stavro Blofeld. Directed by Peter Hunt, with a terrific storyline and slick script from the ever-reliable screenwriter Richard Maibaum, O.H.M.S.S. features superb action, spectacular locations, a marvelous John Barry score, and, in Contessa Teresa de Vicenzo (aka Tracy, aka Mrs James Bond), probably the greatest Bond Girl of all time. The movie, unlike most in the series, was faithful to the original Ian Fleming novel and is a fine thriller; one of the grittiest movies of the series. Gilbert A11a.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Archive of Early Printed and Manuscript Material Connected with LSD

      1963 - A small but significant archive from the early years of Timothy Leary's advocacy of Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD) including: a Typed Letter Signed from Leary; newsletters, bibliography, and statements of purpose from his International Federation for Internal Freedom (IFIF); various scientific offprints and other material relating to LSD; an intriguing 10 page carbon typescript for unknown article on LSD's effects on various test subjects; and other various ephemera. The archive is generally in near fine or better condition with typical folds from being mailed and minor edgewear. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        A Collection of Original Press Releases for the March On Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963

      Various 1963 - A collection of 20 original press releases issued for the landmark August 28, 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, all gathered by a journalist who attended the event. The advanced text of the remarks of all of the important speakers are represented here, and according to one informed source, this represents all press releases that were issued at the March. It should be noted that the advance text of the speech of Dr. King does not include the "I Have a Dream" segment, which was delivered extemporaneously. According to most accounts, singer Mahalia Jackson was sitting behind King during his speech, and in a low voice encouraged King to "tell them about your dream." All but one of the releases were printed by mimeographed or ditto processes and would have been issued in relatively few numbers. While it is unknown how many were produced, several people involved with the March have suggested that no more than 200 copies of each release was prepared, and almost certainly most of these were discarded. All of the press releases are in fine condition (the two very minor exceptions noted in the itemized list below). Presumably, at this late date, it would be nearly impossible to accumulate a complete set of these press releases from perhaps the most important day in Civil Rights History. 1. *[Map]: Aug. 28 March Area Details*. 8.5" x 11". Printed recto only. Shows the route of the march.2. *Government of the District of Columbia Commissioners' Committee on the Issuance and Use of Police Press Passes*. 8.5" x 11". Mimeographed recto only. Small ink squiggle in one margin.3. *March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Lincoln Memorial Program*. 8.5" x 14". Mimeographed recto only. List of all speeches.4. *Background Information on MARCH ON WASHINGTON FOR JOBS AND FREEDOM*. 8.5" X 14". Five stapled leaves mimeographed rectos only.5. *March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. For release: Wednesday, August 28, 1963 2 P.M. The following pledge was distributed to all participants.* 8.5" x 14". Mimeographed recto only. Includes text of the PLEDGE.6. *Medical Committee for Civil Rights. Press release August 26, 1963. Physicians, Dentists, Nurses, and Other Health Workers to Join Civil Rights March*. 8.5" x 14". Mimeographed recto only.7. *The following is the complete list of organizations SPONSORING the MARCH ON WASHINGTON FOR JOBS AND FREEDOM*. 8.5" X 14". Two stapled leaves mimeographed rectos only.8. *Contact Sheet. National Leaders. MARCH ON WASHINGTON*. 8.5" x 14". Mimeographed recto only. List of all leaders including their hotels and in some cases hotel room numbers.9. *Biographical Sketches of Leaders of the "March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom."* 8.5" X 14". Mimeographed recto only. Six stapled leaves mimeographed rectos only.10. *Leaders' Itinerary for August 28 March*. 8.5" X 14". Mimeographed recto only.11. *List of 150 Distinguished Guests and Participants Seated on Platform. March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom*. 8.5" X 14". Three stapled leaves mimeographed rectos only. Slight age-toning on first leaf.12. *"MARCH ON WASHINGTON" For Jobs and Freedom. News Release. Advance Text of Remarks Prepared for Delivery by Whitney M. Young, Jr.* 8.5" X 14". Three stapled leaves mimeographed rectos only.13. *News from the U.A.W. FOR RELEASE: Not before 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, August 28, 1963. Following are excerpts of remarks by Walter P. Reuther, President, International Union, U.A.W.* 8.5" X 11". Two stapled leaves mimeographed rectos only.14. *Hold for Release 2:30 P.M. Address by Rev. Dr. Eugene Carson Blake. Vice Chairman, Commission on Religion and Race National Council of Churches*. 8.5" X 11". Two stapled leaves mimeographed rectos only.15. *Remarks at the Lincoln Memorial. March on Washington. by Matthew Ahmann, Executive Director, National Catholic Conference for Interracial Justice*. 8.5" X 11". Two stapled leaves mimeographed rectos only. (Note: two copies).16. *"MARCH ON WASHINGTON" For Jobs and Freedom. News R

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        Miro - Artigas.

      Paris. Maeght Editeur. Juin-Juillet 1963.. Folio. 25 S., 1 p. n.n.. + supplöment de 4 pages: Chroniques. Avec 8 lthographies originales (y compris la couverture: 4 double-pages, 1triple-page 3 pages simples) en couleur et 4 illustratione en n/b. Feuilles detachees dans couverture originale.. Edition originale. - Dedicace manuscrite a l'encre bleue de Joan Miro a l'interieur de la couverture "Pour Denys Chevalier". Signe egalement par Artigas au stylo vert. - Avec un texte de Pieyre de Mandiargues. Denys Chevalier (1921 - 1978) etait critique d'art et publiciste. Il a cree avec Pierre Descargues le "Salon de la jeune sculpture" a Paris en 1948. Chevalier a publie plusieurs articles sur Miro. - Coins legerement ecornes.

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        PODKAYNE OF MARS: HER LIFE AND TIMES

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1963. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo; charcoal gray cloth, with titles stamped in green on spine and front board; dustjacket; 191pp. Trivial rubbing to base of spine, else Fine. First Issue dustjacket is unclipped (priced $3.50), with some trivial rubbing to crown and front corners, a small patch of rubbing to upper left corner of rear panel, and a rectangular sticker shadow to base of spine, noticeable only on verso; overall a bright, Near Fine example. The last and least common of Heinlein's juvenile titles, chronicling the space adventures of a young Martian girl (Podkayne, known as "Poddy"), her brother, and their uncle. Owings, p.14.

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        Next Time I'll Sing To You. A Play in Two Acts. [Foreword by Raleigh Trevelyan]. RALEIGH TREVELYAN'S PRESENTATION COPY (WITH AMENDMENTS) TO GEORGE RITCHIE

      Andre Deutsch, [1963]. 8vo., First Edition; black tweed cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy unclipped dustwrapper, the latter lightly browned and with one small loss at upper edge of front panel. A PRESENTATION COPY FROM RALEIGH TREVELYAN TO GEORGE RITCHIE WITH THE FORMER'S SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. Widely regarded as a modern classic, James Saunders' pioneering drama was first performed at the Questors Theatre, Ealing in 1962 with George Ritchie in the role of 'The Hermit'. The play is based on Trevelyan's book 'A Hermit Disclosed' (1960), a biography of Alexander James Mason of Great Canfield in Essex who lived as a recluse for over forty years tended only by his brother. IN THIS COPY TREVELYAN HAS CORRECTED SEVERAL ERRORS IN THE PUBLISHER'S BLURB, TWICE ALTERING THE HERMIT'S SURNAME FROM 'CAMERON' TO 'MASON' AND CORRECTING THE TITLE OF HIS BIOGRAPHY. With the separately printed slip announcing Michael Codron's West End production at the New Arts Theatre from January 1963 with Michael Caine as 'Meff' and 'The Hermit' now played by Denys Graham. AN OUTSTANDING AND POSSIBLY UNIQUE ASSOCIATION COPY OF CONSIDERABLE IMPORTANCE, AND A SPLENDID PIECE OF MEMORABILIA OF TWENTIETH CENTURY BRITISH THEATRE. . Catalogs: theatre & cinema.

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        The Drowned World First Edition

      Victor Gollancz Ltd, London 1963 - Soiling to dj, minor foxing to page edges, o/w very good. First hardcover edition in a first state dj with 'x22' at bottom of rear flap and priced '15/- net' on front flap. Copyright page says 1962, but Currey dates this as 1963. 175pp. BBS-2000036. > First edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le mystère d'Alceste ou qui n'a pas son minotaure?

      Plon 1963 - - Plon, Paris 1963, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 25 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Bel exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Original, one of 25 numbered copies on pure wire, only large paper edition. Small bites on the back and some witnesses, otherwise good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE

      JOHNATHAN CAPE /GLIDROSE PRODUCTIONS LTD, 1963 1963 JOHNATHAN CAPE, GLIDROSE PRODUCTIONS LTD. ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE. 1ST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION. ORIGINAL DUST JACKED SHOWING SIGNS OF WEAR 16s net price marked. (See photograph) BOOKSELLER INVENTORY WRY 545298.

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        On Her Majesty's Secret Service

      Jonathan Cape, London 1963 - Black cloth, silver gilt first edition copy. Very near to fine with only tiny bump to spine head and top corners, and slight foxing to bottom text block edge. May be unread. The original jacket in mylar is unclipped. A tight, square unmarked copy in fine original jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mastering the Art of French Cooking

      Alfred A. Knopf, NY, 1963. 1st edition. Hardcover. Very Good/NDJ. "This is a book for the servantless American cook who can be unconcerned on occasion with budgets, waistlines, time schedules, children's meals, the parent-chauffeur... syndrome, or anything else which might interfere with the enjoyment of producing something wonderful to eat. [T]he recipes are as detailed as we have felt they should be so the reader will know exactly what is involved and how to go about it. This makes them a bit longer than usual, and some of the recipes are quite long indeed. No out-of-the-ordinary ingredients are called for...the excellence of French cooking, and of good cooking in general, is due more to cooking technique that to anything else. And these techniques can be applied wherever good basic materials are available." [Foreword] First book by Julia Child. Faded spine but still legible. Small slice on front cover. Very minor wear to extremities and spine. Pages in Fine, clean condition. 1ST EDITION, 4TH PRINTING.

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