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         You Only Live Twice.

      London Jonathan Cape March 1964 - First edition, second issue, autograph dedication signed by Ian Fleming on front free endpaper, 8vo, slight toning to front free endpaper and extreme edges of text-block, publisher's boards (Gilbert's Type A) blocked in silver and gilt, dust-jacket by Richard Chopping, some browning and edge-wear. Inscribed by the author: "To Xavier Koike from Ian Fleming" Xavier Koike (b. 1922) was a half-English/half-Japanese British citizen who unluckily moved to Japan just in time for the outbreak of World War II, at which point he was arrested under suspicion of espionage and detained in one of the Japanese prisons for political enemies. He remained under arrest for two and a half years and was only released after Japan's surrender, at which point, still a prisoner, he was called upon to act as a translator during the tribunals of suspected Japanese war criminals. When it became clear he was an interned British citizen he was immediately released by the Allies and went on to work for the Supreme Court, helping to oversee the administration of Japan under the new American occupation. At the same time Koike was also engaged by GHQ, though in what capacity we do not know and it was seemingly during this time that he met Ian Fleming. The two became correspondents and according to his family Koike provided Fleming with information regarding Japan's administrative processes and agencies, as well as suggestions for locations in and around Tokyo to be used in You Only Live Twice. Xavier Koike subsequently wrote two books, English Crowns from 1649 (1977) and Large Size Paper Money of the United States (c.2000). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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         Lunch Poems

      San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1964. First edition. 74 pp. 12mo. Publisher's wrappers printed in orange and blue. Faint toning at edges of wrappers, but fine. First edition. 74 pp. 12mo. Comprised of poems that O'Hara wrote on his lunch breaks from his job as curator at the Museum of Modern Art, this collection includes some of O'Hara's best known pieces, among them "A Step Away from Them," "The Day Lady Died," and "Poem ['Lana Turner has Collapsed!']." Published by City Lights books in their iconic Pocket Poets series, the first edition is rarely found in such fine condition. Smith A8

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         Sei Agosto storia della Bomba Atomica

      FIRENZE: VALLECCHI EDITORE, 1964. Rilegato. BUONO. 17 24. Per il tempo libero USATO

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         Recueil de Planches sur les Sciences les Arts Liberaux et les Arts Mechaniques avec Leur Explication (12 Volumes in Six)

      Paris: Cercle du Livre Precieux, 1964-1966. reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/None. Complete six volume set, leather bound, limited to 3000 copies, #789. Modern mottled leather, raised bands, red and green leather spine labels, marbled endpapers, compartments decorated in gilt. Modern mottled leather, raised bands, red and green leather spine labels, marbled endpapers, compartments decorated in gilt. Most pages are plates with many fold-outs, red ribbon markers. An astonishing collection of engravings with accompanying keys (text in French) covering a wide range of subjects including Mathematical figures, astronomy, military formations and tactics, navigation, marine signaling, hydraulics and so on. Most of the plates fold out, sometimes with two folds. Facsimiles of the 1762-1772 set. Huge, heavy volumes that make overseas shipping prohibitive. Very good plus with only the front fly leaf in Volume 6 gone. Record # 412377

      [Bookseller: Monroe Street Books]
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         Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering on spine, mustard endpapers. First edition, first printing, first issue with six-line colophon at rear. In a first issue dust jacket with no ISBN on rear panel and price of $3.95 intact. Boards lightly bowed outward, small stray ink mark to contents page, several page corners creased. In a Very Good dust jacket with a 3-inch long split to the center of the front flap fold, light edge wear with several short closed tears, light rubbing and light surfaces creasing. The first appearance of the beloved kids' book about gluttony and punishment that served as the basis for two films.

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         The Arctic Ox

      Faber and Faber, London 1964 - First edition. 8vo. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "Michael Cillo's Arctic Ox/ Marianne Moore/ November 4, 1966" Abbott A23 Light blue cloth. Fine copy in Very Good dust jacket with just a touch of toning to spine [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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         IL FASCISMO SAGGIO DI UNA ANALISI CRIRICA DAL PUNTO DI VISTA DELLADESTRA

      VOLPE, 1964. ITALIANO 0,18 Brossura editoriale con alette, con fioritura, piccolo strappetto alla cima ed usura da scaffalatura, pagine ingiallite ai bordi da fattore tempo e con fioriture sparse USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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         Querner, Curt. - "Das einsame Haus".

      - Aquarell, auf kräftigem Büttenpapier, 1964. Von Curt Querner. 37,1 x 49,0 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Nicht bei Dittrich. Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert und datiert: "Qu. 2.11.64". Verso eigenhändig bezeichnet: "Das graue Haus im Gestrüpp / Das einsame Haus / Querner Aquarell / 1964". Dazu das eigenhändige Qualitätssigel "XOX". - In den Ecken originale Reißzwecklöchlein. Blattrücken mit Papierreste der ursprünglichen Montierung des Künstlers. Sehr guter Zustand. Curt Querner (1904 Börnchen bei Freital - 1976 Kreischa). Deutscher Maler. Bedeutender Vertreter des Spätexpressionismus und der Neuen Sachlichkeit. Nach einer Schlosserlehre Arbeit als Fabrikschlosser. 1926-30 Studium an der Dresdner Kunstakademie. Mitglied der Künstlergruppe Asso. 1933 erstmalige Ausstellung in der Kunsthandlung Kuehl in Dresden. Freundschaft mit dem Freitaler Maler Hellmuth Heinz. 1971 Käthe-Kollwitz-Preis. 1972 Nationalpreis der DDR. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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         PITY HIM AFTERWARDS

      New York: Random House, [1964]. First edition. Top edge of text block a little dusty, a fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with some mild color fade to spine panel. (14226). Octavo, boards. Signed inscription by Westlake on the title page: "For --- / the last before / comedy struck / Donald E Westlake."

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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         Freak's Literary Tertiary

      Unpag. (36 pp.) collection of mimeographed texts and drawings on various colors and stocks of paper, primarily a compilation of past issues of Hawkins' other serials, "Freak" and "The Carbuncle", topics include the derivation of the word "dike", Synanon, violence on television, media, politics, and letters to the editor. Illustrated. Oblong 4to. Orig. wrpps., stapled and tape-bound. Some very minor toning and soiling. San Francisco (Ahab Press of Jackson Square West) 1964-1965. Tom Hawkins moved to San Francisco in the 1960s to join the Beat Poets, and began self-publishing after his work was rejected by local Beat publications. After he retired as a poet and writer, Hawkins and his wife moved to Fort Bragg, where they lived in poverty for most of the 1980s. Hawkins engaged in petty scams and thefts, and used various disguises. In 1988 he murdered his wife, and several days later set fire to their home and drove himself off of a cliff. Hawkins was unmasked as the author of the Wanda Tinasky letters, a group of comic and playful letters sent to the Mendocino Commentary and the Anderson Valley Advertiser in the 1980's, ostensibly by a bag lady named Wanda Tinasky who lived under a bridge in Mendocino County. Many speculated that the letters were actually written by the novelist Thomas Pynchon, until "literary detective" Don Foster matched up biographical details, snippets of poetry, and even the actual typewriter used. As of October 2017, WorldCat locates only four holdings in North America.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books ]
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         The Marsh Arabs SIGNED First Edition 1/2*

      London: Longmans 1964 - First Edition. SECOND printing. SIGNED and dated by the author in 1966. Very Good in VG/Good jacket with a closed tear and another with some loss upon the rear panel. Uncommon signed. 'We are established reputable First Edition sellers and understand collectors needs in terms of accurate grading and proper packaging' [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nicholas & Helen Burrows]
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         DIBS: In Search of Self; Personality Development in Play Therapy

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1964. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Inscribed by the author on the front pastedown, dated August 1964. Hardcover, green cloth. 1964, presumed First Edition. The date of 1964 appears on the copyright page and author's inscription, but not on the title page. Near Fine, no dust jacket. Mild shelfwear. Tight binding. Clean contents. Uncommon on the market, especially inscribed.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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         The Burden and the Glory: The Hopes and Purposes of President Kennedy’s Second and Third Years in Office as Revealed in His Public Statements and Addresses.

      New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1964. First edition. Octavo, publisher's special presentation issue binding of full blue crushed morocco, front cover double-ruled in gilt, with gilt central presidential seal, spine ruled in blind and stamped and lettered in gilt in compartments, all edges gilt, marbled endleaves. Signed by Jacqueline Kennedy on the half-title page. In near fine condition with some rubbing to the joints, slipcase with some wear. Rare and desirable signed by Jacqueline Kennedy. Allan Nevins has grouped the addresses, excerpts from news conferences and interviews into areas of concern, beginning with the President Kennedy's concepts of government, peace and the international scene, through the flux of international problems to domestic matters -- civil rights, business and agriculture, education and science, with a brief background sketched when necessary. The President's continuing search for methods of promoting world peace is particularly stressed in these selections. It includes his second and third State of the Union addresses, his famous "Ich Ben Ein Berliner" speech, remarks on the Cuban Missile Crisis, comments on race relations and a speech for his trip to Dallas, never delivered.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books ]
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         IL FASCISMO SAGGIO DI UNA ANALISI CRIRICA DAL PUNTO DI VISTA DELLADESTRA

      VOLPE, ROMA 1964 - ITALIANO Brossura editoriale con alette, con fioritura, piccolo strappetto alla cima ed usura da scaffalatura, pagine ingiallite ai bordi da fattore tempo e con fioriture sparse La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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         A Moveable Feast

      Charles Scribner's Sons, NY 1964 - Charles Schibner's Sons, NY. 1964. First edition. First printing. Hardcover is in fine condition. Dust jacket is in fair condition. No marks. Very strong spine. Gold gilding on cover and spine. 211 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peacock Publishing e.g. Judith Simmons]
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         Akademie der Künste Woche der Experimentellen Musik Kongeß Für Elektronische Musik

      Berlin: Akademie der Küste, 1964. 59.7 cm by 83 cm [23.5 by 33 inches]. Offset printed in black on white stock by H+R Albitz/ Gedatdruck. Some old folds and slight tanning to paper, else a very good example. Original poster for the 1964 week of experimental and electronic music held at the Academy of Arts [West] in Berlin.

      [Bookseller: Kenneth Mallory Bookseller. ABAA]
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         You Only Live Twice (a James Bond novel)

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1964.. FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE, BINDING A. pp.256. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards with silver titles to spine and Japanese characters in gilt to upper, bamboo patterned endpapers, in original pictorial dustwrapper by Richard Chopping. With 'First Published 1964' on the copyright page. A lightly handled copy in near fine condition. The final Bond novel published in Fleming's lifetime.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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         Avengers #4 1964 comic book - First Silver-Age Captain America Marvel

      Marvel 1964 - First appearance of SILVER-AGE CAPTAIN AMERICA. One of the most important books in the Marvel Universe. Cover loose. Couple small pieces off cover. Centerfold loose. Complete, no restoration. Condition: FR/G

      [Bookseller: DTA Collectibles]
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         Western landscape with cacti, bare tree and mountains.

      1964.(). John Lavalle (1896-1971). Watercolor. 13.5 x 18.5 inches. Framed and glazed. Provenance: Formerly hung in the Safeway Stores headquarters in Oakland, California.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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         The John F. Kennedys A Family Album [Limited Edition Signed by Photographer]

      Farrar, Strauss 1964 - Limited edition Nº217 of 250 copies numbered and signed by Mark Shaw. Imitation leather boards, small graze to the head of the spine, a little rubbing further down. All edges gilt. Marbled end papers. One very light brown spot on the title page and the facing page. The rest of the pages are clean and bright. Lovely copy, extremely rare signed. Text in English. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Cellar & Henschel, Argentina]
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         I Need All The Friends I Can Get.

      San Francisco: Determined Productions, Inc, 1964. First edition of this charming 'little classic' featuring Charles Schluz's endearing Peanuts characters. Small octavo, original boards. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Joel, Charles M. Schluz." Book design by Jim Young. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing. Published two years after Schulz' very sucessful 'little classic books' Happiness is a Warm Puppy and Security is a Thumb and a Blanket, I Need All The Friends I can get is a charming addition to the Peanuts series. Dr. Robert H. Reardon said of Schulz, "Into a jungle of impossible heroes, sick jokes, violence and crime sometimes known as the 'funnies', he has brought the delightful humor of children who often speak in overtones which register in the mind and in the heart."

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         Ossi di seppia

      Editiones Officinae Bodoni, Verona 1964 - Tiratura di 150 esemplari numerati, nostro numero 36. Le liriche, scritte tra il 1916 e il 1924, sono una ristampa della prima edizione gobettiana del 1925. Legatura mezza pelle editoriale. Astuccio cartonato. Formato cm. 20x29. Pagg. 102 (2). Lievi segni all'astuccio. Peso 950 grammi. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         La Divina Commedia. Illustrazioni di Dalì

      Salani (Stamperia Valdonega), 1964. 6 volumi in-4° (345x270mm), pp. 159; 160-327; 163; 164-329; 163; 164-321; brossura editoriale incamiciata protetta da velina con camicie e custodie in cartone realizzate dalla legatoria Torriani di Milano ed illustrate con composizioni astratte impresse in oro e in rosso. Con 100 tavole fuori testo a colori riproducenti le tavole originali di Dalì, tirate a Parigi su carta di Rives sotto la direzione di Raymond Jacquet. Perfetto esemplare, editorialmente a fogli sciolti. Fasce di controllo editoriali conservate. Firme autografe di Dalì agli occhietti dei volumi. Prima edizione italiana, tirata a 3.044 esemplari (esemplare privo di numerazione ma dei 2.900 impressi dalla Stamperia Valdonega su carta a mano dei fratelli Magnani di Pescia). "Il nostro illustratore, come talvolta non sdegna, mercé una oggettiva equivalenza del tema figurato al poetico, di piegarsi al canone della interpretabilità evidente, così ama altre volte ritrarsi nell'ermetismo di un rapporto simbolico o addirittura arbitrario fra i due temi. Il contatto del testo di Dante col pennello di Dalì non è stato cogente, ma sprigionante e inventivo". (dalla prefazione di Giovanni Nencioni). L'edizione originale illustrata dalle tavole di Dalì era apparsa a Parigi presso Les Heures Claires fra il 1959 e il 1963, dopo il naufragio del progetto iniziale di un'edizione finanziata dal Poligrafico dello Stato, dovuto alla decisione, da parte del governo italiano, di recedere dalla committenza al grande artista. Field, 190. Cfr. Dalì. Catalogue raisonné of prints, 11; Catalogo Mardersteig, n. 133 (per i 44 esemplari numerati di testa impressi dal Mardersteig su carta del Giappone "Kaji Torinoko"). Cfr., sulla genesi editoriale della "Commedia" illustrata da Dalì: Ilaria Schiaffini, La Divina Commedia di Salvador Dalí: una storia italiana in Critica del testo, XIV / 2, 2011. Italiano

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Galleria Gilibert]
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         Els Cavallers De Sant Jordi.

      La Llumenera, Barcelona 1964 - 166 pp. y 11 láminas, en muy buen papel de hilo. Texto orlado, sumamente ilustrado con grabados, figuras y escudos heráldicos iluminados a mano a varias tintas. Imágenes de Sant Jordi, escenas costumbristas y escenas caballerescas. Muy cuidada imprenta a tres tintas. De una edición total de 169 ejemplares, el nuestro ejemplar único, con 3 dibujos originales del artista, firmados. Y acompañado de un ejemplar de la edición de 150. Ambos volúmenes con muy buenas encuadernaciones de Manuel Bueno a plena piel roja y muy decoradas al oro. Lomeras con regios nervios y florones. Cantos fileteados. Guardas de seda enmarcadas en piel decorada. Cortes superiores dorados. Y buena caja de resguardo forrada y con acabados en piel. Size: 2 Vols. De 29 x 22,5 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUÀRIA]
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         The Giving Tree (A Pictorial Children's Reader, Learning to Read, Skill Building, Story of a Boy and a Tree, the Gift of Giving, love and Returning Love, Hb in Dj -- TRUE FIRST EDITION + CLEAN, GIFT QUALITY)

      New York : Harper and Row, 1964, Clean and Unmarked Text - 1964 TRUE FIRST edition, Harper and Row Publishers, w/ original DUST COVER. Hardcover Book: Very Good condition for age, NO previous owner name or inscription. Ideal for gift. Dust Jacket Condition: Good plus with minor discolor and edge wear. Very faint prior clear tape repairs on dj. First Printing with the four line copyright page and NO ISBN number. NOT an ex-library. This ORIGINAL price-clipped dust jacket jacket has the 0964 code on the front flap. The back of this dust jacket features a full torso photo of Silverstein with hair on his head, wearing stripped shirt and suspenders. The book is in wonderful condition. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with expected wear to the edges. Rare to find one with NO gift inscription, NO writing, marks in the book. SIMPLY A BEAUTIFUL bOOK, a lovely example of a TRUE FIRST EDITION, in collector's condition. -- SUPER RARE Find. Ideal GIFT for any Silverstein collector. ====> ABOUT THE GIVING TREE : Editorial Reviews : To say that this particular apple tree is a 'giving tree' is an understatement. In Shel Silverstein's popular tale of few words and simple line drawings, a tree starts out as a leafy playground, shade provider, and apple bearer for a rambunctious little boy. Making the boy happy makes the tree happy, but with time it becomes more challenging for the generous tree to meet his needs. When he asks for money, she suggests that he sell her apples. When he asks for a house, she offers her branches for lumber. When the boy is old, too old and sad to play in the tree, he asks the tree for a boat. She suggests that he cut her down to a stump so he can craft a boat out of her trunk. He unthinkingly does it. At this point in the story, the double-page spread shows a pathetic solitary stump, poignantly cut down to the heart the boy once carved into the tree as a child that said 'M.E. + T.' 'And then the tree was happy. but not really.' When there's nothing left of her, the boy returns again as an old man, needing a quiet place to sit and rest. The stump offers up her services, and he sits on it. "And the tree was happy." While the message of this book is unclear (Take and take and take? Give and give and give? Complete self-sacrifice is good? Complete self-sacrifice is infinitely sad?), Silverstein has perhaps deliberately left the book open to interpretation. All ages / Karin Snelson ;; Book Description 'Once there was a tree.and she loved a little boy.' So begins a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein. Every day the boy would come to the tree to eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk.and the tree was happy. But as the boy grew older he began to want more from the tree, and the tree gave and gave and gave. This is a tender story, touched with sadness, aglow with consolation. Shel Silverstein has created a moving parable for readers of all ages that offers an affecting interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return. -- Additional photos upon request. Size: POPULAR TITLE OF INTEREST [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Purification Room.

      Mill Valley, CA: 1964. - Lithograph. 17.5 x 21 inches. One of 12 signed, numbered and titled impressions. Missing piece in one corner outside the image, pine holes and sings of use. Norman Stiegelmeyer was born in Denver, CO on October 28, 1937. Stiegelmeyer was a long-time resident of Mill Valley, CA. A visionary surrealist, he taught for many years at the San Francisco Art Institute. He died in Walnut Creek, California in January 1985. orman Stiegelmeyer is known for modernist funk imagery. Provenance: Peter Howard, Serendipity Books. Berkeley. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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         Dezember. "Bois de noël".

      - Arcade-Presse, Zürich 1964. 38 S. mit 12 kolorierten u. signierten Holzschnitten v. Oskar David. Hpgt. mit kl. goldgeprägter Deckelvign. in Pp.-Schuber. – 5. Druck der Arcade-Presse. – Eines v. 45 (Ges. 120) römisch num. Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf Richard-de-Bas-Bütten. Die Initialen sind braun gedruckt. – Im Druckvermerk von Künstler u. Autor signiert. – 11 der Holzschnitte auf grobfaserigem Japan, einer auf schwarzem Bütten gedruckt. Sehr schönes Exemplar des aufwenigen Pressendrucks. Die röm. numerierten Exemplare kamen nicht in den Handel.

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         Original Poster for the SF Dancers' Workshop Super Jam

      [SF Dancers' Workshop] [ca. 1964], [SF] - 8.5 by 14 inches [22 x 36 cm]. Offset printed red on green stock. Light horizontal fold to middle, some toning to edges, else a very good example. "Printed by the Neighborhood Arts Program/ S.F. Art Commission" vertically along right edge. No examples located in OCLC and in our experience any non sound recording material related to the Tape Center is scarce. When the San Francisco Tape Music Center moved to its most significant location at 321 Divisadero in 1963, cofounder Morton Subotnick invited dancer Anna Halprin to move her Dancers' Workshop into extra space at the center. "It was no accident that Halprin shared the Divisadero space, since she used Tape Music Center Composers and they used her and her dancers." Halprin says of the arrangement: "It was a wonderful time for a kind of Bauhaus type of experimentation by multidisciplinary artists working together. As a matter of fact, that word 'multidisciplinary art" was really invented during that period."Founded in 1962, The San Francisco Tape Music Center (later the Mills College Tape Music Center) was at the forefront of experimental electronic music on the West Coast. The Center grew out of an improvised music studio created by composers Ramon Sender, Terry Riley, Pauline Oliveros, and others. The original mission was to form a "nonprofit cultural and educational corporation, the aim of which was to present concerts and offer a place to learn about work within the tape music medium." The mission later expanded to include electronic pieces that could be performed live with light projections and interactive tape systems. In 1966 the center moved to Mills College, where it was renamed the Center for Contemporary Music with a roster of students and faculty that was (and continues to be) a Who's Who of the musical avant-garde including Steve Reich, Anthony Braxton, and Iannas Xenakis. Refs.: Thomas Holmes. Electronic and Experimental Music: Technology, Music, and Culture; David W. Bernstein. The San Francisco Tape Music Center: 1960s Counterculture and the Avant Garde.

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         Photographs]

      N.p.: N.d. c. 1964 - Partial maquette of Harry Callahan's first book, eventually published by El Mochuelo Gallery, Santa Barbara, 1964. Four unbound signatures totaling 52 pages, with 27 photographic prints taped to the pages or in some cases loose. Copious publication notes in an unknown hand, but likely the publisher David van Riper. All images from the fourth and final section of the book, corresponding almost exactly to the published sequence. Plate 91 is a variant image noted "different" in the maquette. Includes plates 89-98, 107, 110-118, 120-126. While the exact photographic process is unknown, the images appear to be copy or work prints on silver paper; many of the photographs are noticeably darker than their reproductions in the book. Acquired by the original owner from publisher David Van Riper when he moved from Chicago to Santa Barbara to start the short-lived El Mochuelo Gallery. Some prints loose, a few edge creases; very good overall in unbound sheets. The only maquette - partial or orherwise - I have seen of one of the seminal photobooks of the 20th century.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, ABAA]
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         Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1964. Illustrated by Joseph Schindelman. Octavo. Original dark red cloth, titles to spine gilt, to front board in blind, top edge brown, yellow endpapers. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece and illustrations throughout. A very good, clean copy in the slightly rubbed jacket, with faded spine and some mild foxing to spine and front panel. First edition, first printing, with the six-line colophon on the final page which was cut to five in subsequent printings. The book was not published in Britain until 1967.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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         The Loved One (Original screenplay for the 1965 film, crew member copy with shooting schedule)

      Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], Beverly Hills, CA 1964 - Draft script for the 1965 film, based on the 1948 novel by Evelyn Waugh, legendarily co-written by Terry Southern and Christopher Isherwood. Deluxe working script belonging to uncredited crew member William Todd Mason, with his name and phone number in holograph ink on the title page, and some brief penciled notations on three pages. Laid in is a corner stitched, three page Staff and Crew list, with two name additions in holograph red ink on the second page.Included is a vintage studio still photograph from the film.An early draft, issued nearly two years prior to the film's October 1965 release, with substantial differences from the finished film.The sister film to "Dr. Strangelove," and in the eyes of many, just as much a masterpiece of exquisitely wrought black humor. Made in the US, but in a dense, British-American style. Ostensibly a satire on the funeral business, in which a young British poet winds up in a Hollywood cemetery as part of an inheritance arrangement--but in reality a satire of Hollywood itself, as well as the Western malaise of the mid 1960s.Script: no wrapper, presumably as this draft was issued. Title page present, rubber stamped copy No. 70, dated July 21, 1964, with credits for screenwriters Southern and Isherwood. 158 leaves, mimeograph, with blue revision pages throughout, dated 7-22-64. Pages Fine, wrapper Fine, bound with two gold brads.Staff and Crew listing: two leaves, slightly worn, with notations on the second page.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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         La Chine et l'Occident - Le Commerce à Canton au XVIIIe Siècle (1719-1833)

      Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1964. - 3 volumes de texte, 1625 pp. pour les 3 tomes, et 1 album contenant 92 gravures, cartes, graphiques et reproductions de tableaux. Les 3 volumes de texte sont brochés, bon état. Ouvrage magistral et somme considérable sur le Commerce entre l'Occident et la Chine au 18e siècle. La seule bibliographie occupe 110 pages du tome 3. Ce travail monumental a été initié par le Centre de Recherches Historiques de l'Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         LE MONOSYLLABE DANS L'HEXAMETRE LATIN ESSAI DE METRIQUE VERBALE

      Paris: LIBRAIRIE C.KLINCKSIECK, 1964. BROSSURA. BUONO. 17 25. ETUDES ET COMMENTAIRES USATO

      [Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBab]
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        Orphans of the Sky

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1964 - signed by author on title page, seventh impression, dj has heavy edge wear with numerous short tears and edge soil, corners and ends of spine lightly bumped, binding tight, signed in ink by Heinlein on title page, rest of pages clean, 187 pages, story of a multi-generation space ship where the original world and reason for traveling has been forgotten Size: 6 x 8.5 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Book Booth]
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