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        "Une belle endormie".

      1964 1Mine de plomb, signée et datée en bas à gauche, 1964, 13 x 23 cm., encadrée. Une jeune femme vêtue d'un simple petite culotte, légèrement baissée, est endormie, une main derrière la nuque, elle semble rêver. Ce dessin est réalisé avec élégance et finesse, caractéristiques de l'oeuvre de l'artiste angevin. Jean-Adrien MERCIER (1899-1995) est un illustrateur et aquarelliste de premier ordre mais aussi un affichiste et un décorateur (Paquebot France). Une exposition rétrospective lui fut consacrée en 1995 à la Bibliothèque Forney, ainsi que des expositions tournantes, notamment aux Etats-Unis.

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        Roosevelt After Inauguration (Signed by Burroughs)

      New York: Fuck You Press, 1964. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Fine. Allen Ginsberg (Cover Art). Pamphlet. First Printing. About 5 1/2 by 4 1/2 inches. SIGNED BY BURROUGHS ON THE FIRST INNER PAGE. Mimeographed on multiple shades of paper. Staple bound and roughly published. FINE. Corners pointed. Binding firm and square. But for soft crease to cover, without tears, chips, other creases or bumps. But for stain to back cover near bottom, not marked in any way and very clean and bright. All items carefully wrapped and sent boxed.

      [Bookseller: Tree Frog Fine Books and Graphic Arts]
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        LES ILES DE LA NUIT.

      1964Paris, les Bibliophiles du Faubourg et du Papier, 1964. 1 volume in 4° en feuille dans une chemise imprimée en orange et noir, sous emboîtage toilé orange. 166 pages + 10 pages nch. Edition tirée à 150 exemplaires. Celui-ci, imprimé par Mr Georges SOUSTRE, porte le n°32. Edition illustrée de 17 Pointes sèches de Jacques BOULLAIRE in et HT. En parfait état. L'auteur invente ici un roman qui prend pour décor les îles du Pacifique et de la Polynésie.Congés à la librairie : du 9 au 13 janvier inclus. merci de votre patience ! Meilleurs voeux !

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        DERRIÈRE LE MIROIR. Hommage à Georges Braque.DLM 144-146.

      Paris: Maeght Éditeur. 1964 - Folio (28 x 38 cm.). with original lithographs by Picasso (double page 38 x 56 cm) , Miró, and others; photographs by May Ray and Brassai; other illustrations (including color reproductions of works by Braque), original printed wrappersFor Picasso: Cramer, 124; Bloch, 1847; Mourlot, 401;For Miró: CramerFrom the collection of the late Picasso collector, Stanley Seeger.

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        The Old Boys - SIGNED

      Bodley Head 1964 - 1st edition 1st printing hardback in unclipped dustjacket. Signed by author on title-page. Book in VG+ condition, jacket in VG+ condition. No inscriptions, not a book club, ex-libris or remainder copy. Scans available on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        qi for percussion quartet [four percussionists, two sharing a 4.3 octave marimba and two sharing a 5-octave marimba]... for Third Coast Percussion. Autograph sketch map incorporating a 5-minute horizontal timeline divided into sections of varied time frames, with text describing various elements including melodic, rhythmic, harmonic, and structural ideas within each section, e.g., "High line continuo over chords," and "low contrapuntal line against theme on c." Titled and signed by the composer. 2016

      A visually arresting example of the composer's creative working methods. "qi is the circulating vital life energy that in Chinese philosophy is thought to be inherent in all things. In traditional Chinese culture, qi or ch'i or ki in Korean culture and ki in Japanese culture is an active principle forming part of any living thing. qi literally translates as "breath," "air," and figuratively as "material energy," "life force," or "energy flow." Concepts similar to qi can be found in many cultures: prana in Hinduism (and elsewhere in Indian culture), chi in the Igbo religioun, pneuma in ancient Greece, mana in Hawaiian culture, lüng in Tibetan Buddhism, manitou in the culture of the indigenous peoples of the Americas, ruah in Jewish culture, and vital energy in Western philosophy." augustareadthomas.com "The music of Augusta Read Thomas (b. 1964) is majestic, it is elegant, it is lyrical, it is "boldly considered music that celebrates the sound of the instruments and reaffirms the vitality of orchestral music" (Philadelphia Inquirer). Her deeply personal music is guided by her particular sense of musical form, rhythm, timbre, and harmony. But given this individuality, her music is affected by history — in Thomas's words, "Old music deserves new music and new music needs old music." For Thomas, this means cherishing her place within the musical tradition and giving credit to those who have forged the musical paths she follows and from which she innovates. "You can hear the perfumes of my metaphorical grandparents," Thomas states. "There is a wonderful tradition that I adore, I understand, and care about, but I have my two feet facing forward." Thomas's vision toward the future, her understanding of the present, and her respect for the past is evident in her art. Most striking in her music, however, is its exquisite humanity and poetry of the soul. The notion that music takes over where words cease is hardly more true than in her musical voice." "Born in Glen Cove, New York, Thomas was appointed University Professor of Composition at the University of Chicago in 2011. University Professors are selected for internationally recognized eminence in their fields as well as for their potential for high impact across the University. Thomas will become the 16th person ever to hold a University Professorship, and the fifth currently at the University. Additionally, she was the Mead Composer-in-Residence with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) from May 1997 through June 2006, a residency that culminated in the premiere of Astral Canticle — one of two finalists for the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in Music. During her residency with the CSO, under the direction of Daniel Barenboim, Thomas not only premiered nine commissioned works, but also founded, along with Cliff Colnot, and curated the MusicNOW series. In addition to Barenboim, Thomas's music has been championed by other leading conductors including Pierre Boulez, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Oliver Knussen, Seiji Ozawa, Mstislav Rostropovich, Leonard Slatkin, David Robertson, Christoph Eschenbach, Ludovic Morlot, and Xian Zhang. Her music has been commissioned by leading ensembles and organizations around the world including: Love Songs (Chanticleer); Chanting to Paradise (NDR [German Radio] Orchestra); Song in Sorrow (The Cleveland Orchestra); Orbital Beacons, Aurora, In My Sky at Twilight, Ceremonial, Carillon Sky, Words of the Sea, Trainwork, Tangle, and Astral Canticle (Chicago Symphony Orchestra); Prayer Bells (Pittsburgh Symphony); Bells Ring Summer (La Jolla Chamber Music Society); Galaxy Dances, and Cello Concerto (National Symphony); Violin Concerto (Radio France and the BBC Orchestra); Helios Choros I (Dallas Symphony); Helios Choros II (London and Boston Symphony Orchestras); Helios Choros III (Orchestre de Paris); Pulsar (BBC); Terpsichore's Dream (Utah Symphony); Canticle Weaving (Los Angeles Philharmonic); and Cantos for Slava (ASCAP Foundation)." "From 1993 to 2001, Thomas was an assistant professor, then associate professor of composition at the Eastman School of Music, and from 2001 until 2006 she was the Wyatt Professor of Music at Northwestern University. In 2007-2008, Thomas was a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Music in the Division of the Humanities at the University of Chicago. Frequently, Thomas undertakes short-term residencies in colleges, universities, and festivals across the United States and in Europe." "Thomas studied composition with Jacob Druckman at Yale University, with Alan Stout and Bill Karlins at Northwestern University, and at the Royal Academy of Music in London. She was a Junior Fellow in the Society of Fellows at Harvard University (1991-94) and a Bunting Fellow at Radcliffe College (1990-91), and often teaches composition at Tanglewood. Thomas has also been on the Board of Directors of the American Music Center since 2000, as well as on the boards and advisory boards of several chamber music groups." "In addition to the numerous commercial recordings of her music available on major record labels, Thomas has released five of her own albums independently." musicsalesclassical.com/composer/long-bio/Augusta-Read-Thomas, December 2013. 1 leaf. Large oblong folio, 279 x 431 mm. Executed in numerous coloured inks on the blank verso of a printed proof page of music score paper, the music of which has been cancelled by the composer in red ink. With further autograph directions, diagrams, and text to margins.

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        Water is Taught by Thirst. Autograph sketchleaf signed. A draft of musical ideas together with text of the composer's setting of Emily Dickinson's poem # 135 for choir, 3 sopranos, 3 mezzo-sopranos, and 3 altos. Signed and identified on the recto by the composer.

      1 leaf. Large folio, ca. 430 x 278 mm. Notated on recto in various coloured inks on Judy Green printed 20-stave music manuscript paper. Unprinted verso with text of Dickinson's poem underlined in coloured inks; the whole involves the deconstruction of the poem and the pairing of musical ideas to the resulting text. The present composition is not included in the works list on Thomas's website. A fine example of the composer's creative process, offering significant insight into the genesis of this interesting work. The composition was apparently never further developed; this sketch is thus the only source of Thomas's setting. "The music of Augusta Read Thomas (b. 1964) is majestic, it is elegant, it is lyrical, it is "boldly considered music that celebrates the sound of the instruments and reaffirms the vitality of orchestral music" (Philadelphia Inquirer). Her deeply personal music is guided by her particular sense of musical form, rhythm, timbre, and harmony. But given this individuality, her music is affected by history -- in Thomas's words, "Old music deserves new music and new music needs old music." For Thomas, this means cherishing her place within the musical tradition and giving credit to those who have forged the musical paths she follows and from which she innovates. "You can hear the perfumes of my metaphorical grandparents," Thomas states. "There is a wonderful tradition that I adore, I understand, and care about, but I have my two feet facing forward." Thomas's vision toward the future, her understanding of the present, and her respect for the past is evident in her art. Most striking in her music, however, is its exquisite humanity and poetry of the soul. The notion that music takes over where words cease is hardly more true than in her musical voice." "Born in Glen Cove, New York, Thomas was appointed University Professor of Composition at the University of Chicago in 2011. University Professors are selected for internationally recognized eminence in their fields as well as for their potential for high impact across the University. Thomas will become the 16th person ever to hold a University Professorship, and the fifth currently at the University. Additionally, she was the Mead Composer-in-Residence with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) from May 1997 through June 2006, a residency that culminated in the premiere of Astral Canticle -- one of two finalists for the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in Music. During her residency with the CSO, under the direction of Daniel Barenboim, Thomas not only premiered nine commissioned works, but also founded, along with Cliff Colnot, and curated the MusicNOW series. In addition to Barenboim, Thomas's music has been championed by other leading conductors including Pierre Boulez, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Oliver Knussen, Seiji Ozawa, Mstislav Rostropovich, Leonard Slatkin, David Robertson, Christoph Eschenbach, Ludovic Morlot, and Xian Zhang. Her music has been commissioned by leading ensembles and organizations around the world including: Love Songs (Chanticleer); Chanting to Paradise (NDR [German Radio] Orchestra); Song in Sorrow (The Cleveland Orchestra); Orbital Beacons, Aurora, In My Sky at Twilight, Ceremonial, Carillon Sky, Words of the Sea, Trainwork, Tangle, and Astral Canticle (Chicago Symphony Orchestra); Prayer Bells (Pittsburgh Symphony); Bells Ring Summer (La Jolla Chamber Music Society); Galaxy Dances, and Cello Concerto (National Symphony); Violin Concerto (Radio France and the BBC Orchestra); Helios Choros I (Dallas Symphony); Helios Choros II (London and Boston Symphony Orchestras); Helios Choros III (Orchestre de Paris); Pulsar (BBC); Terpsichore's Dream (Utah Symphony); Canticle Weaving (Los Angeles Philharmonic); and Cantos for Slava (ASCAP Foundation)." "From 1993 to 2001, Thomas was an assistant professor, then associate professor of composition at the Eastman School of Music, and from 2001 until 2006 she was the Wyatt Professor of Music at Northwestern University. In 2007-2008, Thomas was a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Music in the Division of the Humanities at the University of Chicago. Frequently, Thomas undertakes short-term residencies in colleges, universities, and festivals across the United States and in Europe." "Thomas studied composition with Jacob Druckman at Yale University, with Alan Stout and Bill Karlins at Northwestern University, and at the Royal Academy of Music in London. She was a Junior Fellow in the Society of Fellows at Harvard University (1991-94) and a Bunting Fellow at Radcliffe College (1990-91), and often teaches composition at Tanglewood. Thomas has also been on the Board of Directors of the American Music Center since 2000, as well as on the boards and advisory boards of several chamber music groups." "In addition to the numerous commercial recordings of her music available on major record labels, Thomas has released five of her own albums independently." musicsalesclassical.com/composer/long-bio/Augusta-Read-Thomas, December 2013.

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        Et puis voici des vers.

      Perrin 1964 - - Perrin, Paris 1964, 14,5x22cm, en feuilles sous chemise et étui. - Edition originale, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur papier de luxe, seuls grands papiers. Dos de la chemise légèrement insolé, agréable exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 50 numbered copies on papier de luxe, the only large paper copies. Spine of the slipcase slightly sunned, a good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Island Race

      London: Cassell,, 1964. Large quarto (299 x 232 mm). Finely bound for Asprey and Co. Ltd. in burgundy morocco, spine gilt lettered and panelled and decorated with gilt motifs representative of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, covers gilt panelled with a border of lions passant guardant and Tudor roses, spine motifs repeated at corners, all edges gilt, richly gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers. Illustrated in colour throughout. An excellent copy. First edition thus; superbly bound. This Island Race is an abridgement, by Timothy Baker, of the four volumes of Churchill's History of the English-Speaking Peoples.

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        Sanne Sannes: Oog om oog.

      Amsterdam, De Bezige Bij, 1964. Pictorial imitation leather over boards (hardcover), 36,2 x 21,3 cms., unpaginated ( 96 pp.) poems in Dutch with 54 fine photographic black-and-white plates by Sanne Sannes, text by Hugo Claus. First edition. Sannes' first book, the images alternated with poems by Hugo Claus after poems by Macedonios, Asklepiades, Rufinos, Paules Sillentiarius, Meleager and others. Spine yellowed, as usual. Otherwise a fine copy. Sannes, Sanne.

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        The Shiny Narrow Grin

      London: Hodder & Stoughton. London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1964. First Edition. First Impression. A near fine copy with a little darkening to the jacket, and a slight bump to the spine tip. Inscribed to the title page "To \ John R. Hale \ all [??? ???] \ Jane Gaskell 1987." Rare to find inscribed. One of the first works to present vampirism with a modern twist, reflections of which have continued throughout the last fifty years [Clute, 1993]. [5485, Hyraxia Books]. . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1964.

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        Sprache und Bewußtsein. 7 Bände (in 9; Band 6 in 3 Teilbänden).

      Frankfurt am Main, Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft (ab Band 6: Frankfurt am Main und Bern, Lang) 1964 - VII, 506; XII, 524; X, 674; XIV, 700; 817;456; 635; 847 Seiten, 8°, Orig.-Leinenbände mit Schutzumschlägen (Umschlagrücken unterschiedlich verblaßt; sonst gutes Exemplar). Erste Ausgabe. - Band 1: Einleitung. Spannweite des Problems. Von den undialektischen Gebilden zur dialektischen Bewegung. - Band 2: Sprache. Von den Formen "Sprachbau und Weltansicht" über die Bewegungsgestalten "innerer Charakter der Sprachen" und Weltbegegnung zur dialektischen Sprachbewegung bei Wilhelm von Humboldt. - Band 3: Wege zum Bewußtsein. Sprache und Dialektik in den ihnen von Kant und Marx versagten, von Hegel eröffneten Räumen. - Band 4: Zwei Revolutionen der Denkungsart. Die erste Revolution der Denkungsart. Kant: Kritik der reinen Vernunft. - Band 5: Zwei Revolutionen der Denkungsart. Die zweite Revolution der Denkungsart. Hegel: Phänomenologie des Geistes. - Band 6: Der menschliche Begriff. Sprachliche Genesis der Logik, logische Genesis der Sprache. - Band 6/1: 1) Das Logische. 2) Hegel: Wissenschaft der Logik. Die objektive Logik. Erstes Buch: Die Lehre vom Sein. - Band 6/2: Hegel: Wissenschaft der Logik. Das Wesen. - Band 6/3: Hegel: Die Wissenschaft der Logik. Der Begriff. - Band 7: "Und". Die Sprache Hölderlins in der Spannweite von Mythos und Logos. Realität und Wirklichkeit. Teil 1: Mythos und Logos. Teil 2: Bewußtseinsstufen im Werk Friedrich Hölderlins. - Komplett wie hier selten. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Jüchser, Hans. - "Mutter mit Kind".

      - Farbholzschnitt, in 4 Farben, auf festem Japanpapier, 1964. Von Hans Jüchser. 35,9 x 23,8 cm (Darstellung / Druckstock) / 46,5 x 35,5 cm (Blatt). Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert und datiert: "Jüchser 64". Links bezeichnet: "Handdruck". - Seltenes Blatt. - Im linken Rand marginal knickspurig. Frische kontrastreiche Gesamtwirkung. Guter Zustand. Hans Jüchser (1894 Chemnitz - 1977 Dresden). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1910-15 Ausbildung zum Zeichenlehrer in Stollberg. 1915-18 Soldat im Ersten Weltkrieg, danach Zeichenlehrer in Bockau. 1919-23 Studium an der Dresdner Akademie für Kunstgewerbe bei Georg Erler und Arno Drescher. 1923-28 Meisterschüler an der Kunstakademie Dresden bei Otto Hettner und Ludwig von Hofmann. 1927 Studienreise nach Südschweden und Bornholm. 1920-34 Mitglied der Künstlervereinigung Dresden. 1930-32 Mitglied der Assoziation revolutionärer bildender Künstler (ASSO). 1932-34 Mitglied der Neuen Dresdner Sezession und im "Kreis der Sieben? 1937 vernichteten die Nationalsozialisten sechs seiner Gemälde aus den Kunstsammlungen. 1940 als Soldat in den Zweiten Weltkrieg eingezogen. Bis 1949 in Kriegsgefangenschaft. Danach freischaffend in Dresden-Wachwitz. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Poems

      Constable, London 1964 - Small 8vo, pp. 53. Original green boards, lettered in gilt on spine. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper with a little loss to spine ends, and with one short closed tear to head of spine. First edition, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO TONY AND JUNE TILLINGHAST: 'for Tony and June, in friendship, Bryan 19/2/64'. Tony Tillinghast was Johnson's close friend and literary sounding board. He died of cancer the year after this book was presented, at the age of twenty-nine. Poems was Johnson's second book to be published, after his novel Travelling People, issued the previous year, and one of the very few Tillinghast survived to see in print. A wonderful and poignant association.

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        MICHELANGELO ARCHITETTO

      AA. VV. - MICHELANGELO ARCHITETTO - Istituto universitario di storia dell'architettura di Venezia, diretto da Brune Zeri saggi di Giulio Carlo Argan, Aldo Bertini, Sergio Bettini, Renato Bonelli, Dario Gioseffi, Paolo Poertoghesi, Bruno Zevi- Catalogo delle opere a cura di Franco Barbieri e Lionello Puppi, redazione di Paolo Portoghesi e Bruno Zevi - TORINO - GIULIO EINAUDI EINAUDI - 1964 In-folio, piena tela grezza grigia originale con sovraccopertina illustrata preservata con piccole mancanze nella parte superiore e inferiore della sovraccopertina, titolo al dorso. Occhietto, frontespizio con logo dell'editore; pp. 1019: [1] colophon con 812 ilustrazioni a piena pagina e a mezza pagina e nel testo di cui diverse a colori. Splendida e imponente opera sulle opera di Michelangelo Archietto dirtta da Paolo Portoghesi e Bruno Zevi coadiuvati dalli scritti di noti importanti autori quali Roberto Pane: l'architettura della volta Sistina; Aldo Bertini: la facciata e la sacrestia nuova di San Lorenzo: Paolo Portoghesi: La biblioteca Laurenziana; Bruno Zevi: le fortificazioni fiorentine;Renzo Bonelli: La para capitolina; Sergio Bettini: La fabbrica di San pietro; Renato Bonelli: palazzio Farnese; Decio Gioseffi: San Giovanni dei fiorentini; Paolo Porteghesi: la cappella Sforza in Santa Maria Maggiore; Decio Gioseffi: porta pia; Bruno Zevi: Santa Maria degli Angeli; Franco Barbieri e Lionello Puppi: catalogo delle opere architettoniche di Michelangelo. Questo libro è il prodotto indiretto di una lavoro universitario svolto a Venezia durante tre stagioni accademiche, dall'autunno del 1960 all'estate del 1963. L'iniziativa nacque in seguito a lunghe ed appassionate discussioni con gli studenti: si doveva scegliere un tema per il corso e le esercitazioni di storia dell'architettura, e a tanti urgeva centrare la personalità artistica più viva e pertinente anche in rapporto ad i problemi del fare contemporaneo. Alla fine fu scelto Michelangelo (Bruno Zevi). Il volume offre agli studiosi una documentazione affatto originale della produzione architettonica Michelangiolesca dalla tomba di Giulio II e dell'impianto della Sistina alla cappella Sforza e all'intervento estremo di Santa Maria degli Angeli. Tutti gli schizzi architettonici di Michelangelo sono qui riprodotti spesso a grandezza naturale e in quadrocromia, le rivelazioni dei monumenti sono state eseguite appositamente per questo libro e costituiscono un patrimonio filologico di eccezionale importanza che consente una precisa identificazione dei segni Michelangioleschi. Centinaia di nuove fotografie illustrano gli spazi, i volumi, le modanature rapprese o erompenti, gli scatti della scrittura architettonica Buonarrotiana. (Dalla seconda di copertina). Ottimo esemplare di questa importante opera su Michelangelo architetto, raro e ricercato. Tela

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        Le jeu de la feuillée

      Editions du Parnasse Monte-Carlo, 1964, petit in-8 (18,5 x 12 cm) en feuilles sous couverture rempliée et boîtier recouvert de tissu lie de vin imprimé or. 44 feuillets non foliotés. Le premier plat de couverture est illustré d'une miniature à pleine page. Toutes les pages sont très richement décorées d'encadrement enluminés. L'ouvrage comporte 8 miniatures à pleine page comprenant de 1 à 5 vignettes, 7 vignettes en en-tête de chapitre, 67 lettrines décorées. La couverture est entièrement recouverte d'une grande composition. Toutes les compositions, originales, ont été réalisées (dessin et mise en couleurs) par Jean Gradassi.La typographie, entièrement composée à la main en caractère Gothique corps 12, ainsi que le tirage des bois, ont été exécutés sur les presse de la société d'imprimerie Méditerranéenne, à Nice, par Roger La Noé, Maître imprimeur. La gravure sur bois des frises, cadre, titres et faux-titres sont l'oeuvre d'henri Renaud, graveur à Romainville. Les couleurs ont été appliquées à la main dans les ateliers spécialisés d'Edmond Vairel, à Monaco. Tirage à 810 exemplaires. Celui-ci est un des 750 sur pur chiffon de Lana. Quelques infimes frottements à la soie du boitier sinon parfaite condition pour l'une des réalisations les plus abouties du miniaturiste Jean Gradassi.

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        THEATRE DES ETATS DE SON ALTESSE ROYALE LE DUC DE SAVOYE, PRINCE DE PIEMONT, ROY DE CYPRE- TOME I, II CONTENANT LE PIEMONT, LA VILLE DE TURIN, ET LES LIEUX VOISINS

      BOTTEGA D'ERASMO 1964 - Ristampa anastatica dell'edizione del 1700 di 600 copie; questa è la n. 505. Traduit du Latin en François. Formato 35X50

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        L'aigle aztèque est tombé -

      Plon 1964 -, Paris - 1 volume. Fort in-8 553 pp. Reliure demi-maroquin rouge à encadrements et filets dorés. Dos lisse avec date dorée au talon. Tête dorée. Couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée J. P. MIGUET. Parfait état. EDITION ORIGINALE. Celui-ci un des 45 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil du Marais, seul grand papier. L'an 1525. Dans la forêt tropicale de la région maya, des mains blanches passent une corde autour du cou d'un jeune homme à la peau cuivrée. Les bourreaux sont espagnols. La victime est un Mexicain; son nom, Cuauhtemoc, signifie « l'aigle qui tombe, ou qui tomba »; il a été le onzième et dernier empereur du Mexique. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La dignità delle pietre

      Milano , GRAFICA UNO - LA SFERA, 1964 - 5 acqueforti acquetinte a colori di Giancarlo Pozzi (cm 21x10) e poesie di Cavallo. Prefazione di Domenico Cara. 4to (cm 30x16). pp. 60. Bella dedica con disegno e firma autografa dell'Artista, datata Milano aprile 1965 (Substantial inscription with an original drawing signed by the Artist, dated April 1965). Molto buono (Very Good). Leggere abrasioni al dorso (Abrasions to the leather of the spine). Edizione originale di 100 + XX es. numerati. [Jentsch, 1993]. Rilegato mezza pelle, custodia (half-leather binding, slip-case) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Killer in the Rain. With an Introduction by Philip Durham.

      London: Hamish Hamilton, 1964 - Octavo. Original red boards, titles to spine gilt. With the pictorial dust jacket. Spine gently rolled, faint annotation to front free endpaper. An excellent copy in the bright jacket. First edition, first impression. A collection of eight stories that were originally published in pulp magazines between 1935 and 1941 and not reprinted until this volume appeared following the author's death. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Prints from the Mourlot Press: Exhibition Sponsored by the French Embassy Circulated by the Traveling Exhibition Service of the National Collection of Fine Arts Smithsonian Institution 1964-1965

      Paris: Fernand Mourlot, The Mourlot Press, 1964. First edition (1/2000 copies). Paperback. Near fine/near fine. 64 pp. Quarto; stiff printed wraps. Full color lithographs printed throughout (a few in black and white). Complete. One of 2000 copies printed on Velin d'Arches. The original lithographs and the reproductions were printed on the presses of Mourlot. The Imprimerie Nationale, Director Andre Brignole, was responsible for the typography.

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        A Study of The Illuminated Books of William Blake.

      London and Paris: The Trianon Press,, 1964. Poet, Printer, Prophet. Large quarto. Original orange full morocco, top edge gilt. With the original marbled slipcase. Colour frontispiece and 31 plates reproducing Blake's original illustrations, with an additional 20 variant plates. Some trivial scuffs to spine, otherwise fine. First edition, unique copy specially bound and with 20 additional plates, unnumbered (from a limited edition of 525 copies) and inscribed by Keynes on the limitation leaf, "This is a special copy bound in full morocco with added material showing progressive stages of the printing of the plates. Geoffrey Keynes." Keynes (1887?1982) was an academic, biographer, and the younger brother of John Maynard Keynes. He was a world authority on Blake, and was instrumental in the production of the Trianon facsimiles, writing the accompanying bibliographical texts and contributing material from his own collection.

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        Museumjournaal, Lucio Fontana

      1964 - serie 9 no 5/6, Het nummer met de beroemde voorplaat van Lucio Fontana [original work by] [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Late Breakfasters by Robert Aickman

      Victor Gollancz 1964 - Very Scarce book. VG condition book with dust jacket. DJ is clean, has fresh colours and has little to no wear to edges, sadly some has written there name to spine in pen. Book has clean and bright contents. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Let us all continue the work for the cause of peace" - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED

      - Autograph quotation signed from the American pastor, activist, and leader in the Civil Rights movement who received the Nobel Peace Price in 1964. Album page warmly signed & inscribed in blue ballpoint: "With best wishes and warm regards. Let us all continue the work for the cause of peace, Martin Luther King." Archivally matted with an 8 x 10 inch reproduction portrait photograph to 11 x 14 inches overall. From the collection of Paul Rimmerfors, President of the Swedish Peace Youth Association who invited King to Stockholm after he received the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo in December 1964. On December 13, thousands of young people participated in a procession and listened to the celebrated civil rights activist give an address outside the Stockholm Cathedral. The present inscription was inscribed to Rimmerfors on this occasion. 

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        Original 1964 Publishing Contract for "Why We Can't Wait"

      - Original 1964 publishing contract between Harper & Brothers and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for Why We Can't Wait, King's account of the civil rights movement based around his essay Letter from Birmingham Jail. The present copy was retained by King, and so has been signed by Walter Bradbury and Evan W. Thomas II of Harper & Brothers, but not by King himself. Dated February 19, 1964. 4 pp. on two legal-size sheets, joined at one short edge. Folding creases and a few small edge tears; overall in very good condition. 9 x 15 inches (23.2 x 38 cm).From the papers of Joan Daves, King's literary agent.King's Why We Can't Wait, based on his famous essay of the previous year and written with help from several editors, describes 1963 as the beginning of the "Negro revolution": "Just as lightning makes no sound until it strikes, the Negro Revolution generated quietly. But when it struck, the revealing flash of its power and the impact of its sincerity and fervor displayed a force of a frightening intensity. Three hundred years of humiliation, abuse, and deprivation cannot be expected to find voice in a whisper." (Why We Can't Wait, p. 16). The book was well received and shed particular light on Birmingham as "the most segregated city in America."

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        Signed Three-Dimensional Christmas Card

      1964. Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Unusual folding Christmas card from 1964 depicting a nativity scene, 6.5 x 9.5, signed on the side panel in blue ballpoint by his wife, "From Valerie" and by himself, "and T. S. Eliot." Card was designed by Miche Wynants for Faber and Faber. Some creasing to the rear panel, otherwise fine condition. A most unusual and visually striking item from the eminent American-born British writer, winner of the 1948 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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        "On Being a Good Neighbor" - Autograph Quotation Signed

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Autograph quotation signed from the American pastor, activist, and leader in the Civil Rights movement who received the Nobel Peace Price in 1964. 1 page, no date, 8 handwritten lines on paper from King's sermon "On Being a Good Neighbor,"originally delivered during the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1956. Measuring approx. 21 x 14 cm, signed with his name in full "Martin Luther King Jr.". Originally sent to a journalist at the Swedish newspaper "Dagens Nyheter" in 1966, at the time King spoke in Stockholm. <br><br><br />The lines here penned encapsulate some of the essence of King's extraordinary vision: "It is tragic indeed that we seldom see people in their true humaness. A spiritual myopia limits our vision to external accidents. We see men as Jews or Gentiles, Catholics or Protestants, Chinese or American, Negroes or whites. We fail to think of them as fellow human beings made from the same basic stuff as we, molded in the same divine image."

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        "On Being a Good Neighbor" - Autograph Quotation Signed

      1964. Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Autograph quotation signed from the American pastor, activist, and leader in the Civil Rights movement who received the Nobel Peace Price in 1964. 1 page, no date, 8 handwritten lines on paper from King's sermon "On Being a Good Neighbor,"originally delivered during the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1956. Measuring approx. 21 x 14 cm, signed with his name in full "Martin Luther King Jr.". Originally sent to a journalist at the Swedish newspaper "Dagens Nyheter" in 1966, at the time King spoke in Stockholm. The lines here penned encapsulate some of the essence of King's extraordinary vision: "It is tragic indeed that we seldom see people in their true humaness. A spiritual myopia limits our vision to external accidents. We see men as Jews or Gentiles, Catholics or Protestants, Chinese or American, Negroes or whites.We fail to think of them as fellow human beings made from the same basic stuff as we, molded in the same divine image."

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        "Let us all continue the work for the cause of peace" - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Autograph quotation signed from the American pastor, activist, and leader in the Civil Rights movement who received the Nobel Peace Price in 1964. Album page warmly signed & inscribed in blue ballpoint: "With best wishes and warm regards. Let us all continue the work for the cause of peace, Martin Luther King." Archivally matted with an 8 x 10 inch reproduction portrait photograph to 11 x 14 inches overall. <br style="">From the collection of Paul Rimmerfors, President of the Swedish Peace Youth Association who invited King to Stockholm after he received the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo in December 1964. On December 13, thousands of young people participated in a procession and listened to the celebrated civil rights activist give an address outside the Stockholm Cathedral. The present inscription was inscribed to Rimmerfors on this occasion. 

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        Original 1964 Publishing Contract for "Why We Can't Wait"

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Original 1964 publishing contract between Harper & Brothers and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for Why We Can't Wait, King's account of the civil rights movement based around his essay Letter from Birmingham Jail. The present copy was retained by King, and so has been signed by Walter Bradbury and Evan W. Thomas II of Harper & Brothers, but not by King himself. Dated February 19, 1964. 4 pp. on two legal-size sheets, joined at one short edge. Folding creases and a few small edge tears; overall in very good condition. 9 x 15 inches (23.2 x 38 cm).<br style=""><br style="">From the papers of Joan Daves, King's literary agent.<br style=""><br style="">King's Why We Can't Wait, based on his famous essay of the previous year and written with help from several editors, describes 1963 as the beginning of the "Negro revolution": "Just as lightning makes no sound until it strikes, the Negro Revolution generated quietly. But when it struck, the revealing flash of its power and the impact of its sincerity and fervor displayed a force of a frightening intensity. Three hundred years of humiliation, abuse, and deprivation cannot be expected to find voice in a whisper." (Why We Can't Wait, p. 16). The book was well received and shed particular light on Birmingham as "the most segregated city in America."

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        Revue des Études Grecques (1964-2004 complete)

      gebundene Ausgabe/broschiert Ausgetragenes Bibliotheksexemplar, mit einzelnen leichten Gebrauchsspuren, 1964-1993 in gebundener Ausgabe (jährlich), 1994-2004 broschiert (halbjährlich)

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        Aphrodite's Cup

      North Vancouver, British Columbia : Honeysuckle Press, 1964. First edition, limited. Hardcover. SIGNED. Small square quarto [24 cm] Black cloth over boards with the title stamped in white and the publisher's device stamped in tan ink on the spine, and a brown ink stamped ornamental design on the front cover. Top and bottom edges trimmed; deckled fore edges. Green and gray floral patterned endpapers. Very good. The spine is moderately sunned, and has a slight lean to it. Cut in Linoleum by Georges Kuthan. Printed from original lino blocks by Ib Kristensen on Carlyle Japan paper. The type is Perpetua. This limited edition of 275 numbered copies is the first published by the Honeysuckle Press. Copy No. 15. Signed by Georges Kuthan on the limitation page.

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        Nicolai de Cusa: De docta ignorantia / Die belehrte Unwissenheit. Lateinisch/Deutsch. Buch I und II (Philosophische Bibliothek, Band 264 + 264b)

      Felix Meiner, 1964 u. 1967. - 137 u. 175 Seiten ZUSTAND: etwas Lager/Alterungsspuren, wirken ungelesen *schneller Versand* Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 300 Auflage: Ausgabe mit Vorwort, Anmerkungen und Register. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Dezember. "Bois de Noël".

      Zürich, Arcade-Presse, 1964. Erstausgabe. 34 S., 4 Bll. Mit zwölf handkolorierten Holzschnitten von Oskar Dalvit. Kl.-8°, HPergament mit goldgepr. RTitel und Deckelvignette in OSchuber = Fünfter Druck der Arcade-Presse. WG 100. Nr. 10 von 75 Ex. (GA 120). Auf handgeschöpftem Bütten "Richard-de-Bas" von der Art. Institut Orell Füssli AG ad personam gedruckt. Die Holzschnitte wurden von Alfred Judex mit der Handpresse auf Japan abgezogen. Impressum von Jünger und Dalvit eh. sign. - Zustand tadellos.

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        Belle chair

      Paris, Pierre de Tartas, 1964. 1 volume in-4 en feuilles sous chemise. 87 pages de texte et des 12 compositions de VOLTI 5 pages de justification; de numérotation de l'exemplaire et détails de la composition. Chemise contenant 12 lithographies originales en sanguine. Tirage de 242 exemplaires, celui ci est un des 150 exemplaires sur velin de Hollande. Cet exemplaire porte le N°105 signé par l'artiste Sous emboitage vert avec inscription de l'auteur et de l'artiste; 4 petites taches plus foncées sur premier plat. Livre bien complet du texte et des 13 gravures originales tirées sur bronze dont une en couverture. Très bel effet en relief des 13 gravures de l'artiste

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        Autograph Letter to Vronsky & Babin - SENDING NEW YEAR'S WISHES AND REPORTING ON RECENT COMPOSITIONS AND RECORDINGS

      - Autograph letter from the great French composer to one of the foremost duo-piano teams of the twentieth century. 1 page, dated "XMAS" on letterhead of Mills College, Oakland, CA, signed "DM." With the hand-addressed envelope postmarked Dec 27, 1964.  In English, in full: "Dear Friends, Happy New Year! Thanks for your nice publicity with this nice picture.  We tried without success to phone you today.  I suppose the Calif. flood has something to do with it.  We had a beautiful time in Salt Lake.  The recordings of Pacem in Terris and of Honegger's Judith (Madeleine narrator) went superbly.  I work hard, as I am well now, and finished the 2nd Act of my 'last' opera. Much love to the Critic. DM." Pacem in terris, Op. 404 is a choral symphony for alto, baritone, chorus and orchestra by Milhaud. Though often identified only by its title and opus number, it is considered Milhaud's thirteenth and last symphony. The piece was written in 1963, incorporating text written by Pope John XXIII.Vronsky & Babin were regarded by many as one of the foremost duo-piano teams of the twentieth century. Vitya Vronsky (Viktoria Mikhailovna Vronskaya, 22 August 1909 - 28 June 1992) was born in Yevpatoria(then part of the Russian Empire now part of the annexed territory of Crimea in Ukraine). Victor Babin (Viktor Genrikhovich Babin, 13 December 1908 - 1 March 1972) was born in Moscow, Russia. They both died in Cleveland, Ohio, United States.

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        Nerve

      Harper & Row, Publishers, New York 1964 - The book has one faint stain on top edge of text block corner edges are not bumped. The dust jacket is bright, unfaded, and NOT price clipped; shows some minor wear at top and bottom of spine and small, closed tears at edge of both front and rear panel flap folds. The author's second mystery. Dust jacket protected in clear mylar wrapper; bubble wrapped, boxed, and shipped with USPS Tracking (USA only). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Robert Kennedy Discourages a Write-In Campaign in 1964

      1964 - Typed Document. Draft press release, extensive corrections and addenda in Robert Kennedy's hand. n.d., [ca. March 5, 1964]. 1 page, 8 x 8 5/8 in. "President Johnson should be free to select his own running mate" Complete TranscriptThere have been a number of inquiries about the Attorney General's views on the campaign to write in his name for the Office of Vice President in the primary election in New Hampshire next week. The AG as he has said he intends to remain with the Justice Dept. thru November and he has not yet decided what he will do after the election. He has made it clear that the choice of Democratic nominee for Vice President will be made as it should be made, but the Democratic Convention in August, guided by the wishes of President Johnson and that President Johnson should be free to select his own running mate. [For these reasons, the Attorney General has not been in touch with anyone in New Hampshire or taken any action to encourage the campaign. In fact he has discouraged in the past and will continue to discourage any efforts on his behalf.]Historical BackgroundAfter John F. Kennedy's assassination, many Democrats looked to Robert Kennedy to carry his brother's legacy. Supporters thought that if RFK was not the presidential nominee, he should at least become the vice-presidential candidate on the 1964 Democratic ticket with Lyndon Johnson. Despite their public personas and supporters' desires, the two men despised each other. According to Jeff Shesol in his book, Mutual Contempt, Lyndon Johnson, Robert Kennedy, and the Feud that Defined a Decade, Johnson thundered "I'll quit it first!" at the mere suggestion of tapping Bobby Kennedy as his running mate, followed by "I don't want it that much!" For his part, Kennedy was both a political realist as well as the Johnson administration's Attorney General. He worked to discourage a write-in campaign in any of the Democratic primaries, especially the pivotal New Hampshire primary. Early talk suggested that Kennedy make a public announcement, but to avoid appearing arrogant, he decided to make the announcement though the Justice Department's press office. The statement went through multiple drafts; this is the next-to-last, and the official statement was even shorter-a mere two sentences with 65 words (as opposed to 154 words here).Kennedy's official position was that the choice of a vice-presidential candidate belonged to convention delegates and Johnson, and Kennedy reiterated that he had "not been in touch with anyone in New Hampshire or taken any action to encourage the campaign." Nonetheless, more than 25,000 New Hampshire Democrats wrote in Kennedy's name for vice president; Johnson, with name printed on the ballot, received 29,635 votes. In the end, Kennedy did not stay at Justice, instead, he left in September 1964 to run for a vacant New York Senate seat. Happy to have him out of his administration, Johnson campaigned for Kennedy that fall.As the Vietnam War grew increasingly unpopular, the animosity between the two Democrats lead to Kennedy's primary challenge to Johnson beginning in March 1968. However, Kennedy only entered the contest after seeing Johnson's vulnerability-less-well-known Eugene McCarthy had nearly defeated Johnson in the New Hampshire primary on March 12. With two serious challenges from within his own party, Johnson stunned the nation on March 31, 1968, with a televised announcement that he was dropping out of the race. Tragically, the highly-popular Kennedy, on the verge of gaining the nomination and possibly the White House, was shot and killed on live television in Los Angeles on June 5, 1968, just hours after winning the California primary.

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        Struttura grafica

      Milano , Grafica Uno,, 1964 - 11 stampe a rilievo di Claire Falkenstein su matrice in filo di rame saldato, numerate e firmate a matita (cm 45x45). Testi di Michel Tapié e Berto Morucchio in italiano e inglese. cm 70x50. pp. . . . Edizione originale di 70 + XXX es. numerati. . Coi suoi ferri, coi suoi morceaux choisies, stabilì anzitutto una segreta impalcatura su cui posto il foglio doveva aderire come l'anima il corpo, o più modestamente, ma non meno vitalmente, la pelle i diffrenti organi. Per pressione e per impressione si sviluppava il suo discorso plastico già iniziato nel periodo 1953-1958 con l'object-gravure, espsoto nel 1958 alla galleria "Il Segno" di Roma (da testo di Morucchio) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beaver Men

      1964 - SANDOZ, Mari. The Beaver Men. Spearheads of Empire. WITH: Area of the Richer Beaver Harvest of North America. New York: Hastings House/James F. Carr, 1964. Two volumes. Octavo, original half brown morocco gilt, raised bands, uncut and unopened (Beaver Men); original brown cloth, pp. 16, with large map laid in measuring 32 by 40 inches (Richer Beaver Harvest). Housed together in original cloth slipcase. $1750.Signed limited first edition, number 38 of 185 signed copies. Also with two original typed manuscript pages signed by Sandoz bound in, and a wonderful large color map also signed by her.Beaver Men is the ninth volume in Hastings House&#146;s "American Procession Series," and the sixth in Sandoz&#146;s own "Trans-Missouri Series," the series of works on the history of the Great Plains which she had planned to write since her early childhood in Nebraska. "Sandoz&#146;s histories are based on meticulous research, often from esoteric sources, but because she chose to write them as narratives, they read like fiction and thus have drawn criticism from some historians. Nevertheless, writers interested in the West often have relied on her material. Recent researchers in fields as diverse as western American history, sociology, and criminal justice have verified the authenticity of much of her work" (ANB). A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Report of the Warren Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

      The New York Times Company 1964 - SIGNED on front end paper as "Gerald R. Ford". 16vo 5.75" x 8.5" i-xl 1-726. Light fray at bottom right of spine and corners. This completely authoritative edition of the Warren Commission Report includes all the text and every single one of the vitally important Commission exhibits necessary to an understanding of the Report. No DJ. "A DOCUMENT OF GREAT HISTORICAL IMPORTANCE - 'Few who loved John Kennedy, or this country, will be able to read it without emotion' Anthony Lewis, The New York Times." (p. i). Light blue boards with 1/4 black cloth, text in guilt on both cover and spine [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Selene (Moon Chariot Rituals). Octet for percussion quartet and string quartet. A large and exceptionally dynamic original diagrammatic map drawing in brightly-coloured inks, accompanied by a number of graphic elements and drawings. Signed by the composer in the right margin

      1964. An highly attractive example of the graphic representation of a musical composition, both manuscript and visual art. &#11;&#11;"Selene... is scored for the unusual combination of string quartet and percussion quartet, and specifically for a collaboration between two of the more intrepid and adventurous performing groups in the country today: the JACK Quartet and Third Coast Percussion... In classical mythology, Selene was the moon's charioteer, as Helios was the sun's. Selene (Moon Chariot Rituals) develops a narrative arc that features the string quartet and percussion quartet as opposed ensembles; as individual personalities in solo roles against the rest of the ensemble; and as a kind of meta-quartet, the two groups melding their timbres as closely as possible. The beginning of the piece establishes frenetic, unstable energy, which levels out and calms briefly before locking into propulsive, dancing motion. Kaleidoscopic combinations of instrumental colors focus our attention alternatively on rhythm or pitch, with brief moments of repose." musicsalesclassical.com/composer/work&#11;&#11;"Heart and soul in the breathtaking music of a thoughtful contemporary composer...reveals a lively, probing mind allied to a beating heart." Donald Rosenberg, Gramophone Magazine&#11;&#11;"Augusta Read Thomas's impressive body of works embodies unbridled passion and fierce poetry. Championed by such luminaries as Barenboim, Rostropovich, Boulez, and Knussen, she rose early to the top of her profession. Later, as an influential teacher at Eastman, Northwestern and Tanglewood, chairperson of the American Music Center, and the Chicago Symphony's longest-serving resident composer, she has become one of the most recognizable and widely loved figures in American Music." American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters&#11;&#11;"a true virtuoso composer." The New Yorker&#11;&#11;"Bliss out to Ms. Thomas's transfixing shimmer." The New York Times&#11;&#11;"The music of Augusta Read Thomas (b. 1964) is majestic, it is elegant, it is lyrical, it is "boldly considered music that celebrates the sound of the instruments and reaffirms the vitality of orchestral music" (Philadelphia Inquirer). Her deeply personal music is guided by her particular sense of musical form, rhythm, timbre, and harmony. But given this individuality, her music is affected by history

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