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        Self Portrait

      Little, Brown and Company 1963 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Luchino Visconti and Rina Morelli on the set of "The Leopard"

      Titanus, Rome 1963 - Original photograph from the 1963 film. A shot of Visconti working with an actress Rina Morelli on the set, the former with a bellows and the latter with a parasol. With remarkable provenance as to photograph's vintage on the verso: a rubber-stamped coat of arms made for the film, the Pathé-Titanus productions stamp (the film was an Italy-France co-production), and a stamp for Parimage, a French press agency.A lovely, candid moment from Visconti's classic homage to the Sicilian aristocracy of the mid-nineteenth century. Certainly, too, the apex of Claudia Cardinale's work in auteur cinema.9 x 7 inches. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        The Earth-Owl and Other Moon-People.

      8vo., original cloth with dust wrapper. With drawings by R.A. Brandt. A little light spotting to endpapers, otherwise a very good copy. First edition inscribed by Hughes on title-page,"To Elspeth from Ted. August Totley".

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Dr. Seuss's ABC

      Random House, 1963. A fine early printing inscribed by Dr. Seuss. Inscribed to Jonathan Cott who interviewed Dr. Seuss twice for a book he was writing. The book, entitled Pipers at the Gates of Dawn, was about Seuss and five other creators of children's literature, including Maurice Sendak. The inscription suggests the book was a gift from Seuss to Cott. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books ]
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        America, A Prophecy. with a Bibliographical statement by Geoffrey Keynes

      London: The Trianon Press, 1963. No. 168 of 480 copies. 1 vols. Folio. Original marbled boards, dark blue morocco spine. Fine in original matching slipcase. No. 168 of 480 copies. 1 vols. Folio. The Trianon Press Facsimile of Blake's America.

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        The House Beautiful; In A Setting Designed By Frank Lloyd Wright And Printed By Hand At The Auvergne Press In River Forest By William Herman Winslow And Frank Lloyd Wright During The Winter Months Of The Year Eighteen Hundred Ninety Six and Seven

      W.R. Hasbrouck, Park Forest 1963 - Unpaginated. 35 x 29.5 cm. This is the second publication of The Prairie School Press, the first being "A System of Architectural Ornament" by Louis Sullivan. A facsimile of the original edition with Wright's design faithfully adhered to, printed in red and black on eighty pound antique finished paper and bound as the original, with a small folio of Wright's nature photographs, handsewn in booklet form as was the original tipped inside the front cover. Laid-in, the original type written announcement of this work by the publisher. Interior contents clean and crisp. Orig. brown and green cloth. Fine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        Schlesisches Wörterbuch - in drei Bänden (A-H, I-R, S-Z).

      Berlin, de Gruyter, 1963-1965. - zus. 1636 Seiten mit zahlreichen Verbreitungskarten, Einband etwas berieben, sonst guter und sauberer Zustand. ---------------------------------------- Das Schlesische Wörterbuch ist ein großlandschaftliches alphabetisches Wörterbuch der schlesischen Dialekte in Schlesien in heutiger und historischer Zeit. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 6150 4°, Leinen- Hardcover/Pappeinband, [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Where The Wild Things Are

      [New York]: Harper and Row 1963 - Illustrated by the author. First edition, first printing, with the Library of Congress number 63-21253; in a first issue dust jacket, priced $3.50, with no mention of the Caldecott award, with codes 40-80 and 1163, three blurbs each to the front and back panels. Inscribed by Sendak to book designer Janet Anderson on the half-title: "For Janet Anderson / Maurice Sendak / 4/15/82". Publisher's pictorial white boards and gray cloth, illustrated with Sendak's wraparound drawing of a wild thing, his habitat, and Max's boat, lettered in black, pictorial endpapers; original pictorial dust jacket illustrated after the binding. Near fine, with some minor wear from a removed bookplate to the front pastedown, bright boards, clean pages; unclipped dust jacket, with some light toning to the spine and panel edges, a few minor nicks to the spine ends, short closed tear to the top edge of the front panel (not affecting the title lettering), a few faint smudges to the otherwise bright panels. Overall, a very attractive and clean copy, with the Newcomb Hall Bookstore of University of Virginia's autograph slip laid in. Hanrahan A58. The winner of the 1964 Caldecott Medal, Where the Wild Things Are is Maurice Sendak's iconic children's book about a young boy who is sent to bed without supper and imagines himself in a fantasy jungle world where he is the king of the ferocious "wild things." A very personal book, the story is based on Sendak's childhood; the idea of "wild things" came from the Yiddish term "vilde chaya" or "wild animal" that was popular with his mother, the wild things themselves were based on his aunts and uncles, and the experience of being sent to bed without supper for being a "vilde chaya" was one that Sendak knew well. Although the book was initially criticized for its dark undertones, Sendak's keen ability to connect with the emotions and dreams experienced by children worldwide, paired with his exquisite illustrations, make this book a timeless classic. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hop on Pop

      Random House 1963 - Published in New York by Random House in 1963. First Edition, correct price and no ads for later titles (according to the Younger Bibliography). Book very good. DJ very good. DJ price reads 195/195. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Die Haggadah von Sarajevo. Eine spanisch-jüdische Bilderhandschrift des Mittelalters. Nebst einem Anhange von David Kaufmann.

      Text- und Tafelband. 2 Bände. Mit farbigem Frontispiz, 38 Lichtdrucktafeln, 18 (davon 8 farbigen) Textillustrationen (6) Seiten, 35 Lichtdrucktafeln (davon 2 farbig). 5 Bll., 316 S. OHLdr. 28 x 19,5 cm. Yudlov 2053. - Erste Ausgabe der Haggadah von Sarajevo, eines der bedeutendsten hebräischen Manuskripte des Mittelalters. Mit den Essays zu verschiedenen Aspekten der Haggadah des Kunstwissenschaftlers Julius von Schlosser und David Heinrich Müller, sowie einer Abhandlung über die jüdischen Illustratoren und Illustrationen von David Kaufmann. - Zur Neuausgabe von 1963 schrieb Cecil Roth im Vorwort: "The superb medieval codex known as the Sarajevo Haggadah is certainly the most famous of Hebrew illuminated manuscripts: it is among the most beautiful: it is perhaps the most important. Its recorded history goes back only some seventy years. One day in 1894......a child in Sarajevo came to the Jewish communal infant-school bearing an old Hebrew service book under his arm. His father had recently died leaving the family in straitened circumstances and they needed to realise what was possible from the sale of the volume ...... it passed to the Bosnian National Museum. The discovery soon attracted the attention of the eminent scholars and art-historians of Vienna. ........A ..... magnifient publication was issued before long, devoted to the description and consideration of this newly-found treasure. This was the product of collaboration between the Jewish liturgical expert Heinrich Muller and the non-Jewish art-historian Julius von Schlosser, their own work being supplemented by a most impoprtant excursus on medieval Jewish illuminated manuscripts generally, by the Budapest scholar-collector David Kaufmann, the only person who had hitherto studied the subject systematically". (Cecil Roth bezieht sich auf die hier vorliegende Ausgabe). - Mit Exlibris des Schweizer Altorientalisten Karl Marti (1855-1925). - Einbandkanten etwas bestoßen, Lederrücken etwas beschabt. Vortitel mit kleinem Namenszug.

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        Cuba and the United States

      New York: International Review Service. Very Good. 1963. Paperback. Blue card covers show some general wear, light soil and some creasing, extending to back pages ; Tight solid books. These publications are bound together with a ribbon like material ; 163 pages; Both volumes of the Cuba and the United States series are included; Cuba and the United States; Vol. 1 Record of Revolution, USSR-China, UN and OAS Action (published in 1960) Vol. 2 Bay of Pigs, October Crisis, Khrushchev-Kennedy, UN, OAS Action. These books appear to be sponsored by the United Nations. Volume one, published in 1960, is an analysis of the rise of Fidel Castro and his followers, the reactions of the Organization of American States, the legal repercussions with regard to the Monroe Doctrine and the relations with the Latin American countries as well as the US embargo on exports to Cuba, which exists to this day. Volume 2 contains a brief analysis of the events and repercussions in Volume one and expands to include the events through to mid-1963. In that period the US, under John F. Kennedy, attempted to depose Castro as evidenced by the disastrous 'Bay of Pigs' attack. Later, the whole world held its breath, fearing a nuclear war between the US and the USSR when the US navy was instructed to blockade Cuba after evidence of a buildup of Russian nuclear weapons became evident to the US intelligence services. The 'October Crisis' which pitted JFK against Krushchev in a battle of wits is analysed as well as the actions of the UN and other countries which sided with Cuba. Also present are communications between the interested parties - JFK, Krushchev and U Thant, Secretary General of the United Nations . These books are scarce, available in libraries but none appear for sale in the major databases. .

      [Bookseller: Ainsworth Books]
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        A Clockwork Orange

      Norton 1963 - First American Edition 1963 stated on c-page. $3.95 price intact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brooklyn Rare Books]
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        King's Stilts

      Random House, New York 1963 - 4to. Unpaginated. Signed. Blue glossy paper over boards in dustwrapper (light wear), else very good copy. (14939). Printed inscription ffep: With Best Wishes . . . Dr. Seuss. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauer Rare Books]
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        Gutter Girls [The Yellow Teddybears; The Yellow Golliwog] (Original screenplay, director Robert Hartford-Davis' working copy)

      Tekli Film Productions / Animated Motion Pictures, London 1963 - Final shooting script for the 1963 film, "The Yellow Teddybears," here under both that title and the film's working title, "The Yellow Golliwog," and released in the US as "Gutter Girls." Directed by Robert Hartford-Davis and written for the screen by Donald and Derek Ford. Director Robert Hartford-Davis' working copy, with his holograph ink and penciled notations, deletions, and drawings throughout. Though instantly packaged at the time (and indeed, today) as a sexy exploitation film, "The Yellow Teddybears" is very much a pre-"Swinging London" message picture, about a group of girls at a girls' boarding school who wear a small yellow teddy bear on their lapels to indicate they have lost their virginity. Red titled wrappers with title window, single call sheet dated April 5, 1963, both in a custom green cloth spring back binder with the director's initials ("RHD"), the film's final title ("The Yellow Teddybears") and the production company ("Tekli Film Productions Ltd") embossed in yellow on the front board. Title page present, with credits for screenwriters Donald and Derek Ford, the two production companies (Tekli and Animated Motion Pictures), noted as FINAL, and dated February 1963. 85 leaves, mimeograph, with pink and goldenrod revision pages throughout. Pages and wrapper Very Good plus, bound with three silver brads. Binder Near Fine. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        John Mclaughlin: A Retrospective Exhibition, Pasadena Art Museum, November 12 Through December 12, 1963

      Pasadena: Pasadena Art Museum, 1963. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine. Photograph; 4 Color Plates. 14 Pp. In Glossy Wrappers With Color Illustration On Cover, Full Page Photo Of Mclaughlin At Work, Short Foreword By Walter Hopps With Acknowledgment To Felix Landau (Gallery) For The Loan Of Much Of The Work In The Exhibition, And Four Tipped In Color Plates (Untitled, 1948;No. 31, 1952; Untitled, 1955; No. 12, 1963), Each Three With Mclaughlin Quotations On Facing Pages, One With Short Bio On Acing Page, And Catalog Of The Exhibition On Two Pages (69 Works). Issued In 1200 Copies, Now Quite Scarce. No Marks, No Wear Or Stains.

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        The Lord of the Rings - Original 1963 UK Deluxe Set, with Original Pauline Baynes Triptych Slipcase

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

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        On Her Majesty's Secret Service.

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1963 - Octavo. Original dark brown boards, titles to spine in silver, ski track design to front board in white. With the pictorial dust jacket. A little foxing to top edge of text block; an excellent copy in the jacket with just a little toning to spine panel. First edition, first impression. Gilbert A11a (1.1). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      London, England: MacGibbon and Kee Limited, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. 304 pp. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Signed by the author Doris Lessing on the title page. Signed by previous owners "Ruth and Joe Slovo" on the front free endpaper. Small Vanguard Booksellers sticker on inside front cover. Vanguard Booksellers was a landmark radical bookstore in Johannesburg run by Trotskyite intellectual Fanny Klenerman from the 1927 until the mid-1970's. During the early 1960's, it was the lively creative hub for political thinkers, activists and writers. It is likely where Ruth First and Joe purchased this copy. Original blue covers with gilt lettering on spine are vibrant and clean with bumping to spine extremities and corners. Surface and edgewear to dust jacket with a closed tear. Dust jacket in protective cover. Ruth First (1925-1982) was an anti-apartheid activist, writer and scholar who was murdered due to her political views and actions. Her husband Joe Slovo (1926-1995) was an anti-apartheid activist, lawyer and a leader in South African revolutionary politics for over four decades. Nobel prizewinning author Doris Lessing (1919- 2013) was raised in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and lived in Cape Town in 1949 working as a journalist and writer. Many of her most important short stories and novels were situated in Africa. Like the Slovos, Doris Lessing was an innovative radical thinker and opposed apartheid. Files released in 2015 revealed that Britain's MI5 spied on Lessing for over two decades due to her early membership with the British Communist Party and sympathy with left-wing writers and activists. Doris Lessing and Ruth First also both shared a literary agent. An early signed first edition by one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century and an outstanding provenance. Offered for sale by Come By Chance Books- a small, family-run bookshop in beautiful Niagara on the Lake.

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        Le barbier de Seville. Décors & personnages par André Derain

      1963. Paris, Nouveau Cercle Parisien du Livre, 1963. Grand in-4, en feuillets sous couverture illustrée rempliée, double étui. 56 lithographies, dont 54 en couleurs et 8 à double page. Les décors et les personnages avaient été créés par André Derain en 1953 pour la représentation de l'opéra de Rossini au festival d'Aix-en-Provence. Les gouaches ont été portées sur pierre par M. Mourlot et les lithographies tirées sur les presses de Mourlot Frères à Paris. Tirage à 270 exemplaires sur vélin de Rives à la forme. 1 des 150 exemplaires pour le "Nouveau Cercle Parisien du Livre" numéroté de I à CL. Notre exemplaire porte le n° L imprimé nominativement.

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      NY: Vanguard, 1963. First edition, first prnt. 8vo. Signed by Oates on the title page. Minimal board bottom edge shelfwear; dustjacket with minor soiling on front panel, internal tape repair (not visible on the exterior) edgewear, mostly at corners and spine ends, and a faint circular dampstain on rear panel that has left a barely perceptable shadow on the rear board. Very Good+ condition in a Very Good dustjacket with a Durafold mylar cover. Oates' first book. The imageis are of the book described and not stock photos.

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      Printed for Arkham House: Publishers. by Villiers Publications, Ltd., Sauk City, Wisconsin 1963 - Small octavo, printed wrappers. 500 copies printed. This autobiographical sketch was collected earlier in BEYOND THE WALL OF SLEEP (1943). Derleth's extensive editorial commentary appears here for the first time. Joshi I-A-36. A fine copy in the Arkham House mailing envelope. (18725) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      NY: Vanguard, 1963. First edition, first prnt. 8vo. Signed by Oates on the title page. Minimal board bottom edge shelfwear; dustjacket with minor soiling on front panel, internal tape repair (not visible on the exterior) edgewear, mostly at corners and spine ends, and a faint circular dampstain on rear panel that has left a barely perceptable shadow on the rear board. Very Good+ condition in a Very Good dustjacket with a Durafold mylar cover. Oates' first book. The imageis are of the book described and not stock photos.

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        [Manuscript]: Andy Griffith: Tarheel in Transition

      , [1963]. [1963]. Typed manuscript. Ten quarto leaves, typed on rectos only. Probably a carbon, but we are not completely certain. Marked "Raw Copy" in pencil on first leaf. Very heavily edited, presumably by the author, as extensive changes have been made in the text, including some cutting-and-pasting. A biographical article about Griffith by Don Freeman, entertainment editor of The San Diego Union. This appeared as one of the featured articles in the January 25th, 1964 issue of The Saturday Evening Post under the title "I think I'm Gaining on Myself." It details Griffith's North Carolina upbringing, and his uneasy transition to Hollywood. At the time of the article, Griffith, who was born in Mt. Airy, North Carolina, was one of America's most popular television actors, nearing the middle of his nine-year run as Sheriff Andy Taylor on The Andy Griffith Show, set in idyllic Mayberry, N.C. .

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        The Four-Dimensional Nightmare - in the brown binding

      Gollancz, 1963 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.

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        Cain's Book.

      John Calder 1963 - FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, a few printing smudges to the title-page, pp. 252, crown 8vo, original red boards, backstrip lettered in silver, crease to knocked top corner of upper board, dustjacket a little nicked and chipped and darkened slightly in a couple of places, very good. With a lengthy inscription by the author to the flyleaf: 'For Nancy Bacal – Can I ask you to be careful not to treat this book as "literature"? Whatever else it is, it's not that. Of course, there is a good deal of "fiction" in it, but For example, my publisher's first question when he had read it: "It's great! But are you working on another novel now?" It was as though he hadn't read it at all. Alex. London, March 1963'. The recipient was a Canadian who had come to London to study classical theatre at RADA, where she became involved in various counter-cultural activities - including founding the Black Power movement in London alongside her then partner Michael de Freitas (Michael X/Michael Abdul Malik). She had been introduced to Trocchi by Leonard Cohen - a mutual friend that she had known since childhood, and whose song 'Seems So Long Ago, Nancy' was written for her; at the time of her introduction to Trocchi she was working as an interviewer for CBC (in which capacity she also interviewed the first incarnation of Pink Floyd, The Beatles, and The Rolling Stones) and making a film about drug use. 'Cain's Book' was first published in New York in 1960, and received positive notices but no widespread attention; upon its UK publication, however, it caused a scandal and was prosecuted for obscenity having been seized in Sheffield as a threat to the morals of the young. Trocchi, well-versed in Situationist practice having been integrally involved with the nascent movement whilst in Paris, saw the furore as an opportunity to promote the book and at the Edinburgh Festival 1964 staged a public burning (with added explosives) that was part protest against and part endorsement of the judgement of the book as incendiary material. Cohen's role in the story goes beyond the merely incidental: between the US and the UK publications of the work, Trocchi had been charged with the capital offence of supplying drugs to a minor in New York - it was Cohen who assisted him in crossing into Canada, from where he made his way back to London, receiving an inadvertent overdose from his charge's largesse for his trouble.

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        Naissance d'un art nouveau. Tendances et techniquesde l'art actuel.

      Paris, Èditions Albin Michel, (1963). - 238, (2) SS. Bedruckte Originalbroschur. 8vo. Mit eigenh. Widmung und U. an Karin Bergqvist-Lindegren (1924-2012), Gattin des schwedischen Lyrikers und Übersetzers Erik Lindegren (1910-68) und später Leiterin des Stockholmer Moderna Museet. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Strength to Love.

      New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1963. First edition of Martin Luther King Jr.'s second book. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Major Ernest D. Muse With Best Wishes Martin Luther King." Fine in a very good dust jacket with light rubbing and a few small closed tears. Rare and desirable signed and inscribed by Dr. King. Strength to Love was Martin Luther King's first volume of sermons, published the same year in which he penned his Letter from a Birmingham Jail, and joined the historic March on Washington and delivered his famous I have a dream speech. The following year he won the Nobel Peace Prize. King notes in the preface: "In these turbulent days of uncertainty the evils of war and of economic and racial injustice threaten the very survival of the human race. Indeed, we live in a day of grave crisis. The sermons in this volume have the present crisis as their background; and they have been selected for this volume because, in one way or another, they deal with the personal and collective problems that the crisis presents.

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        The Benefactor

      New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1963. First edition of Susan Sontag's first novel, published the year before she achieved widespread literary fame. In this absurdist anti-novel, an ironic commentary on her own education, an idle and privileged Parisian uses the events of his waking life to interpret his dreams: "The bridge which I built between my dream and my daytime occupations was my first taste of an inner life." Sontag has inscribed this copy to prominent political radical and social critic Dwight MacDonald: "for Dwight MacDonald -- / The Benefactor, which originally / I intended to dedicate to Buster / Keaton -- / with warmest regards - / Susan Sontag." The Partisan Review had recently published MacDonald's most famous essay, "Masscult and Midcult," a fervent attack on middlebrow culture in the United States. One year after The Benefactor appeared, The Partisan Review would publish Sontag's own breakout essay, "Notes on 'Camp,'" a celebration of camp as an aesthetic sensibility distinct from traditional categories of high and low, and an implicit challenge to MacDonald's hierarchy. Sontag dedicated The Benefactor to avant-garde Cuban playwright María Irene Fornés, her partner in New York during the 1960s; references to Buster Keaton would later appear in her critical essays. A near-fine copy, with excellent New York Intellectual provenance. Octavo, original black cloth lettered in green and white over black paper boards, green endpapers, top edge stained black, original unclipped pictorial dust jacket lettered in blue and green. Ink presentation inscription from Sontag to Dwight MacDonald on verso of front free endpaper. Light soiling and edgewear to jacket, spine toned, small spot to front free endpaper.

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        Sans titre [Calligraphie]. Encre de chine sur papier, 1963.

      - 20 x 12,5 cm, monogrammée en bas à droite, signée et datée au dos du cadre. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Nelson's Own Book of Lonesome Monsters

      Bernard Geis, New York 1963 - The first printing of this acclaimed anthology, published by Bernard Geis Associates in 1963. The book itself hovers between fine and near fine, erring always on the side of caution therefore, we assess it as near fine. The price clipped dust jacket is very good with some wear and a few short tears to the front panel and wear to spinal extremities. This copy has been signed by both Joseph Heller and Saul Bellow. Heller contributes ' World Full of Great Cities ' and Bellow's inclusion is ' Address by Gooley MacDowell to the Hasbeens Club of Chicago.' The anthology also contains the hardcover publication of Thomas Pynchon's Entropy, and The House of the 100 Grass Fires by Nelson Algren. Other contributors include Terry Southern, and the much under appreciated 'Among the Dangs' by George P. Elliott. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Mandate for Change 1953-1956 The White House Years.

      Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1963 - Limited Edition, Signed by Dwight Eisenhower EISENHOWER, Dwight David. Mandate for Change 1953-1956. The White House Years. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1963. First edition, one of 1,434 numbered copies signed by Eisenhower out of a total edition of 1500. This copy being number 17. Large octavo (9 3/8 x 6 3/8 inches; 240 x 160 mm). xviii [xix-xx] [1-3] 4-650 pp. Profusely illustrated with captioned photographs and maps, color map endpapers. Appendixes, Index. Publisher's original tan buckram, with presidential seal stamped in gilt on the front cover. Spine lettered in gilt within a green box. Top edge cut, others untrimmed. Partially unopened. Endpapers printed with maps. Some very light foxing, mainly to preliminaries and on text-block edges. Spine very slightly concave from being read. Housed in the publisher’s board slipcase with printed label. Edges of slipcase slightly chipping and a scratch through the printed label. Overall, near fine copy. HBS 67833. $1,250 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heritage Book Shop, ABAA]
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        CHATEAU DE VERSAILLES - PROGRAMME de la SOIREE OFFERTE AU Théatre LOUIS XV par le Général de Gaulle en l'Honneur de Leurs ALTESSES ROYALES Madame LA GRANDE DUCHESSE & MONSEIGNEUR LE PRINCE DE LUXEMBOURG le vendredi 4 octobre 1963.

      IMPRIMERIE NATIONALE 1963 - CHEMISE VELIN REMPLIEE ornée d'une LITHOGRAPHIE ORIGINALE de Roger CHAPELAIN-MIDY. Très joli cordon BLEU BLANC ROUGE. - Dimensions : 27.5 par 37.5 cm. - Tirage IMPRIMERIE NATIONALE sur vélin d'arches à 575 exemplaires. - Exemplaire NOMINATIF DANS LE TEXTE de l'ENCART consacré à l'histoire du Théatre de Louis XV De son ALTESSE ROYALE MADAME LA GRANDE DUCHESSE DU LUXEMBOURG. - 1 f. d'Intitulé, 1 f. double en trois teintes pour la PASTORALE et LES INDES GALANTES. - Au dos justification du Tirage. 1 f. Exemplaire bien complet de l'Encart NOMINATIF de son ALTESSE ROYALE MADAME LA GRANDE DUCHESSE DU LUXEMBOURG. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Black Spring

      New York: Grove Press, Inc, 1963 Third printing in hardcover with dust jacket. Signed by Mr. Miller on the title page. The book has the barest hint of a spine twist, small name and date on the front pastedown covered by the jacket flap otherwise a fine copy. The jacket has three tiny edge nicks, some rubbing to the spine edges and age toning to spine. Near Fine/Very Good.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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