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         The American drawings of John White, 1577-1590 With drawings of European and Oriental subjects.

      Trustees of the British Museum; Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, London 1964 - First edition limited to 600 copies for the U.S.A. (this, no. 240); 2 volumes, folio, pp. xvii, [1], 178, [1]; ix, [1], plus 190 color and monochrome plates; fine in original red clloth and publisher's slipcase. Volume I: A Catalogue Raisone and a Study of the Artist. Vol. II: Reproductions of the Originals in Colour Facsimile and of the Derivatives. White (fl. 1577 - 1593), was a British artist and colonist who first came to the Americas with Frobisher in 1577. He returned in 1585 with Thomas Harriot to collect and record information and the flora, fauna, and native peoples. His sympathetic portraits of the Carolina Algonquins were reproduced as engravings in de Bry's America, 1590. "His watercolour images of Native Americans in the late sixteenth century were exceptional for his era and unsurpassed as a visual record of south-eastern tribal life until the advent of photography" (ODNB).

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         CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

      New York: Alfred a Knopf, 1964. Copyright date 1964, first edition, second issue.With 5 lines of colophon at the rear of the volume. The work is bound in stamped cloth covered boards and features original dust jacket with publisher's price of $3.95. The volume features black & white illustrations by Jospeh Schindelman who illustrated both the first edition published in America and the first edition of the sequel "Charlie and the great Glass Elevator." Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a 1964 children's novel by British author Roald Dahl. The story features the adventures of young Charlie Bucket inside the chocolate factory of eccentric chocolatier Willy Wonka. (Courtesy Wikipedia). This vintage volume shows moderate signs of age/wear with tears and chips to the dust jacket as well as age toning and edgewear. Now in a clear cover.The interior pages show well. Jacket is not price clipped, no ISBN number on the rear panel and six rows of About The Author.. first Edition. Hardcover. very good Plus/Very Good. Illus. by Joseph Schindelman. 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. scarce children's Book.

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         You Only Live Twice - in rare variant wrapper with wider end flaps

      London: Cape, 1964. A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1964. A near fine book without inscriptions and some light spotting to the page edges. In a very good+ (or better) unclipped wrapper. This is the final proof dust wrapper. The dust wrapper is printed on slightly thicker paper stock, and is regarded as a final proof state. Future dust wrappers had the small front and rear flaps and were printed on slightly thinner paper. Rare

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         You Only Live Twice

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1964. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine in silver, Japanese characters to front board in gilt, wood grain endpapers. With the dust jacket. Boards slightly bowed, a little foxing to edges of text block. A very good copy in the lightly foxed jacket with toned spine and a little rubbing to extremities. First edition, first impression.

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         Wanted For Murder Gilligan, The Cop Lieut. Thomas Gilligan of The 14th Division. Harlem Defense Council 336 Lenox Ave. N.Y.C

      1964 - Original poster (44.5 x 28.9 cm)., one photographic portrait, titles in black, offset. N.p. [New York], N.p. [Harlem Defense League], N.d., An important poster issued during the Harlem Riots of 1964 that was created by a group of 'authentic' working-class, articulate black militants rejecting what they saw as 'white' police power. The poster, and Bill Epton's role in the surrounding events, have been overshadowed to some extent by the much more reported anti-police Watts riots and the funkier fine art graphics of west Coast Black Pantherism. As well as the presence of charismatic figures such as Malcolm X and Huey Newton in radical street literature and agitprop imagery. This inflammatory poster is a fine example of the Maoist trend in worker or summary justice, 'peoples' courts' and so on. Historically, equally as inflammatory anti-police posters have played a pivotal part in either escalating or epitomizing unrest in periods of civil disturbance. These include Robbie Conal's 1991 poster depicting Los Angeles Police Chief Darryl Gates in the crosshairs of a gun range target that was widely pasted on bus shelters and construction site hoardings across Los Angeles metropolitan areas in the wake of the Rodney King brutality case. 'Wanted For Murder' was probably designed almost entirely by the black worker-activist Bill Epton or at least in collaboration with his comrades in the Harlem chapter of the Progressive Labor Movement (PLM), formed of CPUSA splittists and anti-Stalinists. Epton was a Vice-Chairman of PLM up until 1970 when he left, after the group stopped supporting 'ethnic nationalism' amongst black youth. Lieutenant Thomas Gilligan was off-duty when he shot James Powell, a teenaged student allegedly carrying a knife. He was later cleared of any wrongdoing by a Grand Jury. The poster depicts Gilligan in what is presumably his dress uniform with decorations.The police officer later cited this poster as a core element in a defamation suit against Martin Luther King, Contemporary newspaper accounts describe black people in Harlem and Bedford-Stuyvesant rioting, throwing Molotovs at the police, smashing cars and white shopkeepers' windows. At least one person died, over a hundred were injured and thousands arrested. The unrest spread throughout the USA and a state of emergency was declared in New York City. After the state of emergency was declared, Epton made at least one public speech, protest-marched and distributed insurrectionist literature that, as is implied with the poster, called for a reckoning with the NYPD. The posters were apparently pasted-up on walls and handed out widely across New York. A contemporary photograph for the New York World shows a group of African-American men striding down 125th Street near Seventh Avenue holding the posters before them like a premonition of Mao's Cultural Revolution a year later. Epton's First Amendments rights were essentially waived, using precedent, and he was later charged with conspiring to riot, advocating criminal anarchy and conspiring to engage in such advocacy and sentenced to three concurrent one year terms. At the time, the New York Court of Appeals quoted Epton as saying: ??They [the police] declared war on us and we should declare war on them and every time they kill one of us damn it, we'll kill one of them and we should start thinking that way right now. . . .?? (Paul Harris -Black Power Advocacy: Criminal Anarchy or Free Speech, p-710 California Law Review, 1968). His writ of certiorari was denied and the legal judgement that he was conspiring to overthrow the US Government was upheld. The evidence that Epton's speeches and opinions constituted a ?clear and present danger? to the function of government was obtained by use of an undercover agent who was ?.planted in the Harlem Progressive Labor Group The agent, wired with a 'minifon', taped a conversation in which Epton said the demonstration to protest police brutality would lead to violence? (ibid p214). He

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         Piero Fornasetti - Tema & Variazioni / Themes & Variations

      All'Insegna del Pesce d'Oro 1964 - Text in italian, english, french and german, tall 12mo, illustrated boards in slipcase, 144 illustrations by Fornasetti with 144 sentences by various authors in their own languages selected by Giovanni Scheiwiller. Very good copy. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         16 CIRCUS DRAWINGS BY ALEXANDER CALDER (CALDER'S CIRCUS) - PORTFOLIO WITH SIXTEEN LITHOGRAPHS SIGNED BY THE ARTIST

      Art in America & Perls Gallery, New York 1964 - np (4pp), 1 b&w illustration + 16 b&w offset lithographic plates laid into a decorative cloth portfolio. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. "Calder's Circus" was the miniature installation of whimsical wire figures created by American artist Alexander Calder during the twenties and thirties. Co-published by Calder's longtime New York gallerist Klaus Perls and "Art in America" magazine in conjunction with a 1964 exhibition of vintage circus-related works on paper held at Perls Galleries, "16 Circus Drawings" reproduces sixteen drawings from 1931 and 1932 as offset lithographs in black ink on heavy cream-colored paper housed in a decorative cloth portfolio. An internally handsome, well-preserved example of the exceedingly uncommon 1964 trade edition - issued unsigned and unnumbered - into which a lovely copy of the Perls Galleries announcement additionally BOLDLY SIGNED AND DATED "CA / dato 13 Oct 64" in blue ink by the artist for a member of the Perls staff at the opening has been laid in. The yellow portfolio interior is still bright with the three plastic clips designed to hold the plates in place complete and present, while the exterior cloth shows some wear, abrading, soiling, and traces of moisture. It has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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         BASEBALL HAS DONE IT : Integration is a Fact in Baseball, as Negro Stars Testify in These Candid Interviews with Jackie Robinson. Here They Speak Out About What it Means to Them, to Baseball, and to the Country. *SIGNED BY JACKIE ROBINSON*

      J. B. Lippincott 1964 - Baseball. Edited by Charles Dexter. Beautiful copy in like dust jacket which has not been price clipped. Signed "Best Wishes, Jackie Robinson", on the ffep, which was common for Mr. Robinson to sign this way. A collection of interviews by Hall of Fame ballplayers in the major leagues with black baseball stars of the 1960's regarding integration. Players include Hank Aaron, Frank Robinson, Ernie Banks, Vic Power and others. A very rare piece of baseball history by the man who broke the color barrier in baseball. Scarce! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         TYPED LETTER SIGNED

      Pasadena, CA: np, 1964. BRILLIANTLY WITTY LETTER BY HIGHLY CELEBRATED THEORETICAL PHYSICIST RICHARD FEYNMAN ON ONE OF HIS LECTURES ON PHYSICS. The letter, typed and signed by Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman and dated October 27, 1964, is addressed to a Harvard student and reads in full:27 October 1964Mr. David -----Harvard University Adams C-56 Cambridge 38, MassachusettsDear Mr. ----- :Thank you for your interesting letter describing that wonderful phenomenon. I guess your "zero" is displaced outward but the inner nerve connections are as usual, so you have to "converge" to see parallel. Half way through your letter, I though, "poor guy", but on reading of the manifold advantages that your singular ability has for your [sic], I am going back to the bathroom mirror and practice harder this time, again and again, to see if I can do it too. Evidently you are a genetically advantageous mutation, and we can guess now where the evolution of the human race is headed.Sincerely,[signed] Richard P. FeynmanRPF:bbIn this letter, Richard Feynman responds to a letter from a Harvard student who had written the CalTech professor after reading his Lectures on Physics-- a comprehensive, lecture-based textbook on physics that is still considered one of the foremost texts on the subject--to inform him of his "relatively rare endowment":"We found that I do have a muscular imbalance which caused my eyes to spontaneously diverge unless the stimulus of identical images forces the muscular control necessary to insure superposition of those images."The student's claim, which he clearly acknowledges is a direct challenge to Feynman's argument in his lecture "Mechanisms of Seeing", in which he writes:"It is impossible consciously or unconsciously to turn both eyes out at the same time, not because there are no muscles, but because there is no way to send a signal to turn both eyes out, unless we have had an accident or there is something the matter, for instance if a nerve has been cut. Although the muscles of one eye can certainly steer that eye about, not even a Yogi is able to move both eyes out freely under voluntary control, because there does not seem to be any way to do it. We are already wired to a certain extent."Despite his refutation of the lecture, Feynman--the irreverently cool, bongo-playing scientist--seems humored and excited by his letter, as he quips: "Evidently you are a genetically advantageous mutation, and we can guess now where the evolution of the human race is headed." Not only a brilliant lecturer and unparalleled computator, the physicist was a remarkably unique personality, a man who was famously "radical in his disrespect for authority, but conservative in his science" (Freeman Dyson).Aside from his iconoclastic and entertaining nature, Feynman was inarguably gifted. Tasked with having to work on the Manhattan Project (Feynman was the youngest group leader in the theoretical division of the program), his post-war work also received serious accolades. In 1965, he was co-awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his groundbreaking experiment on the varied phenomena at work in light, electricity, and radio. His foray into academia was fruitful as well; his numerous lectures at CalTech evolved into many books, including Lecture on Physics , Quantum Electrodynamics, and The Theory of Fundamental Processes . Later on in his career, he conducted a televised experiment which dramatically demonstrated the predictability of the 1986 explosion of the space shuttle Challenger.This letter, in addition to being penned the same year that the monumental Lecture on Physics was published and a year before his Nobel Prize win, is significant because of its characteristically "Feynmanian" tone: funny, brash, a little dramatic, and most significantly demonstrating his famous curiosity and love of experimentation, no matter what the subject.Provenance: Acquired directly from the recipient, with a copy of the original letter included.Pasadena, California: October 27, 1964. Quarto, one page, on Feynman's California Institute of Technology letterhead. Signed in ink at the end of the letter. A bit of soiling at extreme margins, evidence of staple at top left corner, and usual folds, otherwise in fine condition.LETTERS SIGNED BY FEYNMAN - ESPECIALLY ONES WITH REVEALING CONTENT - ARE EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE. Very Good.

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         15 Two [The Nursery Frieze]

      The Fantod Press, [New York] 1964 - First edition, 500 copies printed. Oblong 16mo. Original orange staple-bound wrappers. A few smudges to covers, otherwise fine [Attributes: First Edition]

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         The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore [First State]

      New York: New Directions, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine-. First Printing, in the rare first state (with uncorrected text of scene one ending on p. 21; all pages integral), one of only 257 copies. 8vo: [iv],118,[6, blank]pp. Publisher's aquamarine coarse V cloth, spine lettered in gilt, illustrated dust jacket priced $3.75. Fine, fresh, bright copy (lower board edges very lightly rubbed); about Fine jacket (three short closed tears to back panel). From the collection of bibliophile Donald Kaufmann. Crandell A27.I.a1. Williams's allegorical coming-of-death play, set in Italy and centering on a dying, wealthy woman, Mrs. Flora Goforth. Written after the death of the playwright's father, in 1957, which sent Williams into psychoanalysis, and that of his longtime companion, Frank Merlo, in 1963, which plunged him into despair. "By the late 1950s, he had become dependent on alcohol and drugs in order to keep writing, and would refer to the 1960s as his 'Stoned Age,' which would end with several month's confinement in a psychiatric ward. But keep writing he did, and prolifically, in a kind of Beckettian determination always to go on." (Literary Encyclopedia) In 1968, Williams adapted the play into the film Boom!, costarring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, and directed by Joseph Losey. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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         THE GIVING TREE ** Signed By the Author **

      Harper & Row, NY 1964 - ***** This is the first edition, early printing (with the 1964 date on the copyright page, and with no later printings listed). Also, the dust jacket has the "0964" date code at the bottom of the inner front flap. Also, there is no bar code on the dust jacket. ***** This is NOT the first printng. ***** This book is SIGNED by the author (Shel Silverstein) on the title page. The author has not inscribed this book to anyone; it is just signed by the author. ***** Signed examples of this title are very rare. ***** Very nice hardcover with dust jacket. There is NO writing, NO bookplates, and NO remainder marks. It is NOT a book club edition and NOT a former library book. The dust jacket IS price-clipped ($ price-clipped). ***** CONDITION: Both the book and dust jacket are in very nice NEAR FINE condition. ***** We include new mylar (clear) dust jacket protectors with all books at no charge. ***** OUR GUARANTEE TO YOU: All books are guaranteed to be as described. We believe that no sale is complete until you are happy. Any book is returnable for a full refund (including postage) if you're not 100% satisfied. All books are packaged very carefully and shipped via USPS Mail with Delivery Confirmation. Thank you! Richard Vick, Modern First Editions (Buying and Selling Modern First Editions since 1982). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         Per via di cavalli

      Bologna: Cappelli, 1964. 56 pagine. 48x34 cm.Rilegatura editoriale. Sopraccoperta in litografia a colori. Alcune lievissime abrasioni sulla custodia e tracce di adesivo sui quattro angoli del verso del disegno originale. Perfetto l'interno. Custodia. [M244] Bellissimo libro d'Artista, tirato in 165 copie, con dodici litografie a piena pagina fuori testo, delle quali quattro in nero e otto a colori, di Bruno Cassinari, numerate e firmate a matita dall'Artista. L'esemplare, contrassegnato dal numero 9, fa parte della tiratura di testa di 20 copie contenenti, oltre alle litografie, un disegno originale di Cassinari firmato (bel volto femminile). Bruno Cassinari (Piacenza 1912 - Milano 1992) è stato uno dei massimi esponenti della pittura italiana del Novecento. Dal 1926 al 1929 studia prima presso la scuola d'arte Gazzola di Piacenza, quindi a Milano, all'Umanitaria e alle scuole serali d'arte di Brera e del Castello. Nel 1934  è ammesso all'Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, dove si diploma sotto la guida di Aldo Carpi, maestro anche di Ennio Morlotti, artista con il quale Cassinari rimarrà legato da lunga e duratura amicizia. Nel 1940 aderisce al gruppo di Corrente assieme a Treccani, Morlotti, Guttuso, Birolli, Chighine, Ajmone, De Grada. La sua prima mostra personale è del 1941, presso la Bottega degli Artisti di Corrente. Nel 1946 firma il manifesto della Nuova secessione artistica italiana. Nel 1947 partecipa alla rassegna Quarante ans d'art italien du futurisme à nos jours, presso il Musée Cantonal des Beaux Arts di Losanna. Si reca a Parigi con i compagni Birolli, Morlotti, Morosini e lì conosce e apprezza le opere di Picasso. Nel 1948 espone alla XXIV  Biennale di Venezia, dopodiché alla Mostra Nazionale d'Arte "Premio città di Alessandria", dove vince il primo premio con "Nudo nella Cattedrale". Nel 1949 apre uno studio ad Antibes nei pressi del Museo Grimaldi. Qui fa la conoscenza di Braque, Chagall, Eluard e Cocteau. Da alora espone in numerosissime rassegne, collettive e personali, in Italia e nel mondo, fino alla grande antologica, organizzata nelle sale di Palazzo Farnese a Piacenza, nel 1983.

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         AMERICANS ON EVEREST: The Official Account of the Ascent Led by Norman G. Dyhren

      - Philadelphia [1964], Lippincott.Blue cloth, very clean,429p. glossary, 2 appendices, 7 color, 67 b.w. photos, 16 x 24 cm. tight copy, dj. in mylar. ** SIGNED BY JAMES W. WHITTACRE ** who was an expedition member. A TRUE FIRST EDITION For the first time, in 1963, an American team reached the top of Everest. After weeks of exposure in the bitter cold & thin air, & after losing a member under falling ice, success came by the South Col route. Three weeks later, four more men reached the peak: two by the West Ridge, & another two via the South Col. President Kennedy presented this team with the National Geographical Society's Hubbard Medal. With a Who's Who of American climbing. * With a list & photos of each of the AMEE members & biographies. Allen C. Auten; Barry C. Bishop; John E. Breitenbach; James Barryl Coprbet; David L. Dingman; Daniel E. Doody; Norman G. Dyhrenfurth [leader]; Richard M. Emerson; Dr. Thomas F. Hornbein, Luther G. Jerstad; James T. Lester Jr.; Maynard M. Miller; Richard Pownall; Barry W. Prather; Gilbert Roberts; James Owen M. Roberts; William E. Siri; James R. Ullman; William F. Unsoeld; James W. Whittaker; + a list of the AMEE Board of Directors. An historic work ! * Summiters Jim Whittaker, Tom Hornbein and Barry Corbet, team members. First ascent by an American: Jim Whittaker, accompanied by Nawang Gombu Sherpa who later went on to become the first man to climb Everest twice in 1965; first ascent of the West Ridge on May 22 by Americans Tom Hornbein and Willi Unsoeld. *** BIBLIOGRAPHY: Neate 848 * Yakushi U16-a. *

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         ORIGINALE! LITOGRAFIA A COLORI ADAMI 1964. 88X68 CORNICE COEVA

      Rara litografia a colori di Adami del 1964 con cornice coeva. Le misure sono le seguenti: esterne 88x68, interne 70x50.

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         Chitty Chitty Bang Bang First Edition Set 1964-5 - Three Volumes

      Cape, 1964. Hardcover. Very Good. A set of three UK first editions, published by Cape between 1964-5. Adventure no.1: A near fine book without inscriptions, in a near fine unclipped wrapper with a little browning to the spine tips and to corners. Two small nicks to the top of the rear panel. Adventure no. 2: A near fine book (one small nick to the bottom of the spine) in near fine clipped wrapper with some wear to the tail of the spine and some wear to extremities. - Adventure no. 3: A very good book without inscriptions, with some light handling marks to the copyright page. A little staining to the top of the front board and some light spotting in a very good unclipped wrapper with some wear to the spine tips (and some loss to the head of the spine) and to corners. Some staining and spotting to the front and internally. A very pleasing set and now housed in a custom-made slipcase.

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         Journal d'études psychologiques..., fondé par Allan Kardec [en 1858]. 66 numéros entre 1948 (91° année) et 1964 (103° année) [complet en 84 numéros sur la période]

      1948, 1964. 66 fasc. petit in-8, agrafé. Bon état génaral. Détail des lacunes sur demande. La Revue spirite est la principale publication francophone dédiée au spiritisme. Hubert Forestier en fut le rédacteur en chef de 1931 à 1940, puis de 1947 à 1971.

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         GROPE - Vol One No One, Jan 1964

      New York: Tibor de Nagy Editions, 1964. First Edition. Wraps. Very good. 4to. Stapled pictorial wraps. Some faint soil to front wrapper. Mild toning overall. Very good. One of 500 unnumbered copies. A scarce and important publication which apparently ran just one issue. Forakis, Yampolsky, and Fleming (all artist's better known for other mediums) each contribute one work or "story" utilizing the conventions of the comic (panels, word balloons, etc.), but all non-narrative and veering towards the completely abstract, psychedelic and/or nonsensical. The motifs and styles clearly prefigure the work of later underground comic artists, and this is easily among the earliest we've seen to exhibit a non-commercial, "underground" aesthetic (albeit mixed with a fine art influence). Indeed, this publication predates by at least several months what is generally considered the first underground comic: Jack Jackson's GOD NOSE (which though printed the same year was clearly published sometime after January). And though the three pieces in GROPE don't quite demonstrate the over-the-top subversive quality one typically associates with the underground, all three clearly exhibit a prescient style that would soon come to fuller fruition in R. Crumb and others. Curiously, published by Tibor de Nagy, who had previously done nothing quite like this. OCLC shows just 12 holdings.

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         Riesengebirgsjahrbuch 4 Bände 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964.

      Kempten, Allgäu : Renner 1964 - die Bücher sind in gutem Zustand,Seiten altersbedingt nachgedunkelt, Buch ist in altersgemäßem Zustand, 4 Jahrbücher Deutsch 580g

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         Ten Little Niggers - rare with Original Dust Jacket

      Collins (U.K.) 1964 - AGATHA CHRISTIE - TEN LITTLE NIGGERS (published in the U.S. under the more politically correct title "And Then There Were None"), published by Collins, copyright 1939, 1964 Printing per copyright page, lists to "The Clocks" on list of Christie books to left of title page, redish orange boards with black lettering on spine, dust jacket retains the same artwork as the 1st printing (there were only 5 printings of this book that had used this cover art - 1st 1939 printing (2nd printing was the uniform yellow & green DJ), 3rd printing in 1941, 4th printing in the 1950s, this printing in the 1960s, and one last printing in 1972), 8s 6d net price on DJ front flap. A VERY DIFFICULT BOOK TO FIND IN ITS DUST JACKET AS THIS IS ONE OF CHRISTIE'S "TOP THREE" BOOKS IN HER PUBLISHING CANNON OF BOOKS. Book has a few creased page corners, no former ownership markings or used book store marks/stamps/stickers inside, generally clean endpapers - no tape staining or markings (tiny bit of discoloration/wrinkling to ffe - either from erasing or a removed bookplate), no foxing to pages, endpapers, age darkening/foxing/dust soiling to outer page edges, no internal spine splits, no spine lean, tight white pages, no wear to board edges or corners or spine tips, no spine fade, no stains or soiling to boards, no wear/loss to black spine lettering. Dust Jacket has no chipping, tearing or creasing, hint of wear to spine tip with 'v' losses to spine tip corners, no wear to front flap crease, no dust soiling, partial color fade from sun exposure (common defect with this DJ), no staining or soiling to panels or spine. Overall a VG+/FINE- book in VG/VG+ (lower grade due to color fade only) condition dust jacket (not price clipped) of a scarce UK Agatha Christie printing with original RARE DUST JACKET. I have a number of other U.K. and U.S. Agatha Christie 1st printing hardcover books up for sale. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         IL PRIMO E L'ULTIMO

      LONGANESI & C, MILANO 1964 - IL CAMMEO ITALIANO N. 100 della collana, con 17 tavole fuori testo, 5 grafici e mappe di battaglie e bombardamenti, 12 trittici dei migliori Caccia del mondo e relative informazioni, traduzione dall'originale tedesco di Carlo Picchio, rilegatura editoriale cartonata, marrone con tassello nero e titoli d'oro al dorso, sovraccoperta illustrata, ingiallita al posteriore, con fioritura e strappetti ai bordi, pagine ingiallite attorno ai testi e con fioriture sparse

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         Frieda Lawrence: The Memoirs And Correspondence

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Xxi, 41, X. Red Cloth Spine, Gilt, Black Cloth Covers. First Printing. Lightly Used Book In Very Good Dj. With A Card From Editor Seymour Lawrence, Name Crossed Out, With Note "This Is The Book I Spoke Of-Regards Sam:. Ownership Signature Of William Goyen, With His Emphasis Marks In Text And Many Slips Of Loose Paper With His Notes And Additions; Also With A Photograph By Mildred Tolbert Of A Painting, Annotated On Back "Kiowa Ranch Panorama With Frieda, Brett + Lawrence On Horseback. Hung In The Kitchen Of The Big House At The Ranch, All Three Painted On The Picture, It Was A Group Effort Frieda Told Me." Goyen Was Given Land By Frieda Lawrence Circa 1948 On Her Ranch, On Which He Built A House, And Was One Of Just A Few People Present At Her Death. He Had A Great Interest In D. H. And Frieda Lawrence, And Had Several Shelves Of Books About Them.

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         The Two Faces of January

      William Heinemann, London 1964 - First Impression of Highsmith's most elusive title in collectible condition. 8vo: [4],284pp. Publisher's French blue cloth, spine stamped in gold; dust jacket illustrated by John Bance, priced 21s. A spectacular copy, apparently unread, with tight binding (spine ends lightly bumped), crisp gold lettering, and spotless pages; Fine jacket without usual fading to spine panel. The title of Highsmith's thriller alludes to the two faces of the Roman god Janus, after whom January was named. In Beautiful Shadow: A Life of Patricia Highsmith (2003), her biographer, Andrew Wilson, claims the title fits the "janus-faced, flux-like nature of her protagonists." According to Wilson, for the American edition, Doubleday had Highsmith cut 32 pages, making this, the London edition, the more complete. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Continuïteit en verandering: vol.3 Structuurvragen in de kerk

      Paul Brand 1964 - 0 220 139 21 x 14 cm Nederlands / Dutch / Néerlandais / Niederländisch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Psychologie und Psychiatrie =: Psychology and psychiatry (Aktuelle Fragen der Psychiatrie und Neurologie)

      S Karger, 1964. Paperback. Used; Acceptable. Paperback; English language; 4to - over 9.75" - 12" tall; Ex-library; a fair reading copy; Ex-Liverpool University Library copy; text is mainly in German, with some text in English and French; some small stains to spine and some staining to front cover; pages are clean and free of annotation. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent airmail.

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         Nederlandse Volkskundige Bibliografie. Systematische Registers op Tijdschriften, Reekswerken en Gelegenheidsuitgaven (35 volumes & Registers A,B, C, D, E-F & Overzicht van de bewerkte tijdschriften).

      Antwerpen, Centrum voor Studie en Documentatie, 1964. - 1993. 41 volumes (12 vols. hardcovers, rest paperbacks, sl. worn, sl. soiled, discoloured) Although very good, see picture. ¶ Contents: Vol. 1, 2: Volkskunde 1888-1960. 3: Rond den Heerd 1865-1902 4: A. Grootmoederken 1842 Wodana 1843. 5: Westvlaamse tijdschriften 1850-1960. 6: Eigen schoon en de brabander (1911-1960) 7: Oostvlaamsche Zanten (1926-1960). 8: Biekorf 1890-1960. 9: Zuidnederlandse tijdschriften vóór 1850. 10: Tijdschriften provincie Antwerpen 1850-1960. 11: 't Daghet in den Oosten (1885-1914) 12: Eigen Volk - Ons Eigen Volk (1929-1944). 13: Zeeuwse tijdschriften / Zeeuwse volksalmanak. 14: Zuidnederlandse toeristische tijdschriften (1895-1960). 15: Algemen Konst- en Letterbode (1788-1862). 16: Oostvlaamse tijdschriften (1823-1960). 17: Brabantse tijdschriften 1921-1960... 18: Tijdschriften Antwerpen-stad (1850-1960). 19: Tijdschriften van de Geestelijkheid in Vlaanderen (1950-1960). 20: Limburgse tijdschriften (1880-1960). 21: Leuvense studenten tijdschriften (1839-1860). 22: Tijdschriften uit Frans-Vlaanderen (1800-1960). 23: Vier Bibliografische Tijdschriften (1903-1960). 24: Verslagen en mededelingen van de Koninklijke Vkaamse Academie voor Taal-en Letterkunde (1886-1960). 25: Driemaandelijkse Bladen / Neerlands Volksleven (1951-1960). 26: Duitse volkskundige tijdschriften (1842-1960). 27: Mijen Taal- en Letterkunde en Geschiedenis (1854-1960)... 28: Brusselse tijdschriften (1855-1960). 29: Vlaamse literaire tijdschriften (1850-1960). 30: Brugse almanakken (1683-1850). 31: Noord-Nederlandse Historische tijdschriften (1883-1960). 32: Noordbrabantse tijdschriften (1830-1960) 'Taxandria' uitgezonderd. 33: Franstalige Zuidnederlandse tijdschriften (1825-1960). 34: Leuvense almanakken (1716-1900). 35: Volkskunde 1961-1990. A. Persoons- en plaatsnamenindex op delen I-X. B. I-X: zaaknamenindex op delen I.-X. C. Persoons- en plaatsnamenindex op delen XI-XX. D. Zaaknamenindez op delen XI-XX. E-F. Plaats-, persoons- en zaaknamenindex op delen XXi-XXX. & Overzicht van de bewerkte tijdschriften.

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         A STEVENSON LIBRARY CATALOGUE OF A COLLECTION OF WRITINGS BY AND ABOUT ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON FORMED BY EDWIN J. BEINECKE ...

      New Haven: Yale University Library, 1964. Six volumes. Large, thick octavos. Blue cloth, lettered in gilt, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Frontispieces, portraits, facsimiles (including tipped-in facsimiles). Mild tanning at edges, otherwise very good to near fine set, First editions, each volume one of 500 copies printed after a design by C. P. Rollins. Inscribed on the free endsheet of the first volume: "For Ed. Grabhorn, who is always doing favors for everyone and just now one for me. With regards Edwin J. Beinecke. March 28th, 1952." Below Beinecke's presentation inscription appears an inscription by Grabhorn, executed shortly after his receipt of this volume: "for Dr. Bloomfield from Ed Grabhorn April 14, 1952." The Grabhorns, of course, were associated with a number of printed pieces of Stevensoniana, and in the lower margin of the page printing items 734 and 735, Beinecke has noted: "The two above items printed by the Grabhorn Press E.J.B." The authoritative monument to Beinecke's collecting, featuring detailed annotations and descriptions of over 8000 printed books, manuscripts, letters, pamphlets and association items.

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         Flowers for Hitler

      McClelland & Stewart, Toronto 1964 - First printing. Fine in a very good jacket, toned and rubbed at the surface. Black buckram with gilt lettering. Square and firmly bound. Cohen's third collection of poetry, and the true first printing by the Canadian publisher. Advertised on the jacket as "A new sound, provocative, sharply arresting, from the young Montreal poet who has established an international reputation as one of Canada's finest writers." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

      Alfred A. Knopf 1964 - First Edition, First State An extraordinary example of this title. Near fine, crisp clean copy with 6 line colophon located on the last page in the ¿About The Author¿ Section with a near fine dust jacket. An extraordinary crisp example of this title with vibrant red cloth boards with an embossed title image to front. Strong unfaded Gilt titles to spine. The boards are in clean condition with sharp corners, and no edgewear. The binding is tight and square. The mustard colored end papers are in perfect clean condition with no inscriptions, no bookstore stamps and no owner names. The internal pages still maintain their rigidity, and are crisp, bright, and flat, and extremely clean for this title. The book has no writing, no marks, no scribbles, no stains, no bent pages, no age toning and no foxing. Beautiful copy of a children¿s book in hard to find clean condition, internally appearing as unread! The original first edition, first state dust jacket is unrestored and presents in near fine condition. The dust jacket is bright with vibrant colors with no ISBN to the rear panel as required for the first state of this title. The jacket has strong vibrant colors with no stains, no rips, no chips, no edgewear, and no foxing. Touch of the typical faint toning to the white background of the jacket. The jacket is NOT price clipped and has a stated price of $3.95. A lovely stunning jacket! Please see images A very handsome, incredibly clean copy of this title, presenting well on the shelf. The sheer success of this title has made finding a copy in internally unread condition virtually impossible to locate! ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other Rare Children's titles [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         I Buddenbrook Decadenza di una famiglia

      ARNOLDO MONDADORI EDITORE, MILANO 1964 - I classici contemporanei stranieri/Tutte le opere di Thomas Mann ITALIANO Traduzione di Ervino Pocar, legatura ben salda, rilegatura in tela rigida, sovraccopertina con il dorso appena brunito, astuccio in cartoncino illustrato con lo stesso motivo della sovraccopertina, ottime condizioni generali, pagine color paglierino taglio superiore decorato in violetto, presente sull'antiporta un ritratto dell'autore

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         Address Given at the Memorial Service for Ian Fleming. St Bartholomew the Great.

      Westerham: Privately printed at the Westerham Press, September 15th 1964 - Octavo, pp. 12. Original black boards, titles to label to front board in black. Faint foxing to prelims and endmatter; an excellent copy. First edition, limited hardcover issue, one of 50 copies. An address given at the memorial for Ian Fleming, by the South African poet and novelist William Plomer had been a publisher's reader for Jonathan Cape from 1937; he was instrumental in the publication of Fleming's work and the dedicatee of Goldfinger. Gilbert p. 596. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS AND OTHER NOVELS

      Arkham House, Sauk City 1964 - First Printing, one of 3,000 copies. Octavo (20.75cm); black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; xii,432,[4]pp. Base of spine gently nudged, else Fine in a Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $6.50), without sunning or the usual wear normally associated with this title. Volume collecting three of Lovecraft's horror novels: At the Mountains of Madness, The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, and The Shunned House. Together with five shorter works, and an introduction by August Derleth. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Ace of Pentacles

      New York: James A. Carr & Robert A. Wilson, 1964. First edition. 8vo, 72pp, printed on watermarked paper and bound in leatherette stamped in gilt at the spine; yellow silk bookmark sewn in. In the original unprinted glassine wrapper. One of 12 presentation copies, with a holograph poem bound in, signed by Wieners and both publishers. With a tls from Robert Wilson also laid in. The manuscript page has the poem "Two Years Later" written out in Wiener's hand and bound in. This poem is the concluding poem of the book on page 71 of the printed text, and in this copy the lower right hand corner of the page is burnt away. The letter from Wilson is written "to certify that the small cigarette burn in the lower right corner of page 71 of Ace of Pentacles is 'Auhtorial' i.e. caused by John Wieners when signing the twelve presentation copies." (The spelling of Auhtorial is likely not a misspelling, but is probably Bob quoting Wiener's fabulous accent - perhaps as he rational- ized the burn). The only other example of the 12 presentation copies we've seen didn't have the burn mark, which leads us to believe that the burn is likely unique to this copy. "Two Years Later" begins with the lines "The hollow eyes of shock remain / Electric Sockets burnt out in the skull". I've always thought that these lines might refer to electroshock therapy, which Wieners experienced in the time between the publication of his first book and this, his second. With the book in hand it is difficult not to imagine the scene as John opened the page to the printed poem in order to copy it out in his hand, a cigarette dangling from his fingers - the burn perhaps a mark of forgetfulness as his hands became absorbed once again in the lines of the poem.

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        Francis Bacon. Introduction by John Rothenstein. Catalogue Raisonne and Documentation by Ronald Alley

      London, Thames and Hudson, 1964. Quarto, 292 pages with 287 plates (including 27 tipped-in colour plates). Cloth; top edge a little marked, with the ownership stamp of the artist Basil Hadley on the bottom edge; an excellent copy with the dustwrapper slightly torn and creased at and near the head of the spine, with small surface chips to the corners. Offered together with a copy of the catalogue 'Francis Bacon Paintings 1959-60' from the exhibition at Marlborough Fine Art Gallery, London in March and April 1960 (quarto, 12 pages plus 17 pages of plates: card covers slightly rubbed and marked).

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