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        Typed Letter, Signed, on Ansel Adams Stationery

      Ansel Adams, typed letter signed on Ansel Adams stationery (Carmel California). Dated May 6, 1964. This letter is addressed "Dear Dr. Davenport, " and continues to explain that he has just returned from a trip, hence "tardiness in replying to your letter of the 27th and commenting upon the prints." After other comments on the presentation, he offers critiques on 13 individually numbered images from a 2-Volume portfolio of images submitted by Davenport. Also present with the letter is a portion of one volume of the portfolio, with 5 images remaining in it. Cursory examination suggests that this is Vol 1 of the two. The letter signs off, "Keep it up - send more stuff whenever you can! all best" (signed in pen) Ansel Adams. All in very good conditoin. This letter has remarkable content and illustrates Adams's "teaching" mode. Charles K. Davenport was a medical doctor in California, working his way through medical school by selling his photos. He was a student of Ansel Adams and they subsequently became close friends. County. During his school years, Davenport sold photographs at banks, business offices, and other venues to help support his studies. He was a student of Ansel Adams in the 1960s, and they remained lifetime friends. Davenport's landscapes and still lifes were exhibited in the former medical society in Colton, and in San Bernardino County Museum, UC Riverside, and many other venues in California and later, in Oregon. His images appeared on magazine covers, calendars, and in books and an encyclopedia. Davenport passed away in Springfield, Oregon in 2007. (Ephemera) Drawer 4 One of a Kind Very Good Condition 8.5 x 11 Inches, with 9x12 Art Pad Portfolio Ephemera

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        FARNHAM'S FREEHOLD

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons,. [1964]. cloth.. A fine copy in nearly fine first printing dust jacket ($4.95 printed. price) with light wear along top and bottom edges. A nice copy. overall. (#141032). First edition. The middle-aged American hero and family are thrown forward in time by a nuclear bomb, to find a world dominated by evil blacks. Reactionary, racist, sexist -- but readable." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition, p. 132. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 292.

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        You Only Live Twice

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1964. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine in silver and to upper board gilt, wood grain endpapers. With the dust jacket. Spotting to top edge of text block, partial toning to free endpapers. An excellent copy in the fresh and bright jacket with the pink retained to the spine, with just a little minor rubbing at the extremities. First edition, first impression.

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        Albert Schweitzer Photograph Inscribed

      Photograph inscribed by Albert Schweitzer in German, 1964, part illegible, text slightly faded. Framed and matted, 6x4 inches. Albert Schweitzer was a German and then French theologian, organist, philosopher, physician, and medical missionary. The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Albert Schweitzer in 1952. His "The Problem of Peace" lecture is considered one of the best speeches ever given. From 1952 until his death he worked against nuclear tests and nuclear weapons with Albert Einstein, Otto Hahn and Bertrand Russell. In 1957 and 1958 he broadcast four speeches over Radio Oslo which were published in Peace or Atomic War. In 1957, Schweitzer was one of the founders of The Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy.

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        The Shoe Bird

      New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.,, 1964. Illustrated by Beth Krush. Octavo. Original yellow boards, titles to spine and bird design to upper board in black. With the dust jacket. Illustrations throughout. Lightly rubbed at extremities. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "For William Boozer, with good wishes, Eudora Welty. November 2, 1977". She has also annotated page 72 with a bar of music and a short comment. The recipient, William Boozer, was Faulkner collector and bibliographer.

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        Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1964. Illustrated by Joseph Schidelman. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt and to upper board in blind, ochre endpapers, to edge dyed purple. With the dust jacket. Housed in a custom made brown cloth slipcase. Frontispiece and illustrations throughout. Spine somewhat dulled, some mild marks to cloth, faint spots to edges and end leaves; still an excellent copy in the mildly toned jacket with a few trivial marks and very light creasing to ends and corners. First edition, first printing (with the six-line colophon on the final page which was cut to five in subsequent printings). This copy affectionately signed on the front free endpaper, "Roald Dahl xxx".

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        documents pour la Carte de la Végétation des Alpes. tome 2,3 et 4

      Laboratoire de biologie Végétale de Grenoble et du Lautaret. 1964,1965,1966., sans date. Broché. "autour de Grenoble nous avons poursuivi activement le levé des groupements végétaux pour l'ensemble du territoire correspondant aux quatre coupures "Grenoble", "Domène","Vif", et "Vizille" qui encadrent la ville. et nous avons adopté pour l'impression de ces cartes  l'echelle du 1/50 000e. Nous publions pour l'instant les deux coupures de grenoble et de domène. La première qui est presqu'entièrement le travail d'un seul auteur,présente par sa partie Occidentale une originalité qui peut en faire l'amorce d'une étude générale de la végétation du Bas-Dauphiné. La seconde est un travail hautement collectif. . "Sommaire Tome 2:Séries de végétation de la moitié Sud du département de l'Isère. Feuille de Domène. Les Pessières de Tarentaise. Utilisation des statistiques forestières dans la cartographie de la végétation. voyage d'Etudes dans les Alpes centrales et orientales. 4 cartes couleurs dépliantes dont une de la végétation des alpes. Tome 3:La végétation de l'Alpage de Komperdell au Tyrol;résumé français. feuille d'Embrun Est. Feuille de Nyons. Une série résiduelle du Genévrier thurifère dans les Alpes du Sud. 4 cartes couleur dépliantes. Tome 4:Perspectives nouvelles pour l'etude phytogéographique des Alpes du sud par P. Ozenda,Professeur à la Faculté des sciences de Grenoble:Le milieu naturel dans ses rapports avec l'ecologie. Le matériel floristique et sa valeur biogéographique. La notion de série de végétation appliquée aux alpes Occidentales. L'etage méditerranéen. Etage collinéen. Etage mo,ntagnard. Etage Subalpin. Etage Alpin. 4 cartes colorisées. Nombreuse iconographie noir et blanc et graphiques ou cartes noir et blanc. Volumes à l'etat de neuf.

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        Lukisan Lukisan dan Patung Patung Kolleksi Presiden Sukarno dari Republik Indonesia / Paintings and Statues from the Collection of President Sukarno (COMPLETE 5 VOLUMES)

      Tokyo, 1964. 5 large folio VOLUMES (no dustjackets, but in original boxes): The Paintings (Vol.I-IV) 886pp. with 400 col. plates; The Statues and Porcelains (Vol.V) 228pp. with 167 col. plates. Text introductions in English, Japanese & Bahasa. * TOTAL POSTAGE (registered airmail - only option): EUROPE 35.00 euros - OUTSIDE 100.00 euros. You will be informed by extra email ! . Hardcover. AS NEW. 39x31.

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        Killer in the Rain

      nbsp;London - Hamish Hamilton, 1964 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A thrillinganthology of espionage, written byrenowned detective fiction author, Raymond Chandler. First English edition. Featuring original illustrated dustwrapper. Containing Killer in the Rain; The Man who liked Dogs; The Curtain; Try the Girl; Mandarin's Jade; Bay City Blues; The Lady in the Lake; No Crime in the Mountains. With an Introduction by Philip Durham. Condition: In original publishers' cloth binding, andoriginal unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, cloth is smart. Dustwrapper is bright, although with small closed tear and marksto the rear. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean throughout. Overall:FINEwith aVERY GOOD INDEEDdustwrapper..

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        The Alien. The Dedication Copy, Inscribed to Ben & Bernarda Shahn

      Grossman Publishers, New York 1964 - Rosskam's first and only novel, of an American intellectual in Puerto Rico, inspired by the life of Rosskam and the Shahns' mutual friend and FSA colleague Jack Delano. Rosskam and his wife Louise, Ben and Bernarda Shahn all worked together in the photography section of the Farm Security Administration, and later in the Office of War Information, where they produced some of the most memorable images during what has become known as the "Golden Age" of documentary photography. Octavo (23cm). Black cloth boards, lettered in blue, gray and red; original Seymour Chwast dustjacket; 209pp. The dedication copy, inscribed on dedication page, below the printed dedication to Ben and Bernarda, "with all my friendship / Ed." A fine copy in slightly worn and spine-darkened jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        FUCK YOU: A Magazine of the Arts - Number 5, Volume 7

      New York: Fuck You Press, 1964. First edition. Wraps. Very Good + in Wraps. 4to. Side-stapled mimeo wraps. Mild soil, edgewear - as typical. Sound and clean overall. Very good plus. SIGNED by Sanders to front cover. Typical issue of Sander's legendary journal of the Mimeo Revolution, printed "At a Secret Location on the Lower East Side." [Clay and Phillips pp. 166-68]. Cover by Robert LaVigne. Mailer contributes "The Executioner's Song," Olson from the Maximus Letters.

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        FUCK YOU: A Magazine of the Arts, Number 5 Vol. 6 (April 1964)

      New York: Fuck You Press, 1964. First edition. Wraps. Very Good+. 4to. side-stapled mimeo wraps. Very good or better with mild edgewear. Else clean and sound example of a fragile productions. Sanders' infamous and essential mimeo. Contributors include Ginsberg, O'Hara, Orlovsky, Di Prima, and others. [Clay and Phillips pp. 166-68].

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        Naval Documents of the American Revolution

      - Washington - Naval History Division Department of the Navy, 1964 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A collection of letters, orders and maps produced by the American and BritishNaviesfrom the American War of Independence. First editions. With a foreword by John F. Kennedy and an introduction by Rear Admiral Ernest McNeill Eller. Illustrated throughout with many maps, facsimiles and other illustrations in the text, including frontispieces to each volume. Volume I (1964)contains American Theatre: Dec. 1, 1774-Sept. 2, 1775, and European Theatre: Dec. 6, 1774-Aug. 9, 1775, Volume II (1966) covers American Theatre: Sept. 3, 1775-Oct. 31, 1775, European Theatre: Aug. 11, 1775-Oct. 31, 1775 and American Theatre: Nov. 11, 1775-Dec. 7, 1775, Volume III (1968) covers American Theatre: Dec. 8, 1775-Dec. 31, 1775, European Theatre:Nov. 11, 1775-Jan. 31, 1776 and American Theatre: Jan. 1, 1776-Feb 18, 1776, Volume IV (1969) covers American Theatre: Feb. 19, 1776-Apr. 17, 1776, European Theatre: Feb 1, 1776-May 25, 1776 and American Theatre:Apr. 181776-May 8, 1776, Volume V (1970) covers American Theatre: May 9, 1776-July 31, 1776, Volume VI (1972) covers American Theatre: Aug. 1, 1776-Oct. 31, 1776, and European Theatre May 26,1776-Oct. 5, 1776, volume VII (1976)covers American Theatre: Nov. 1, 1776-Dec. 31, 1776, European Theatre: Oct. 6, 1776-Dec. 31, 1776 and American Theatre: Jan. 11, 1777-Feb. 7, 1777, Volume VIII (1980) covers American Theatre:Mar. 1, 1777-Apr. 31, 1777, European Theatre: Jan. 1, 1777-May 31, 1777 and American Theatre: May 1, 1777-May 31, 1777, and Volume IX (1986) covers American Theatre: June I, 1777-July 31, 1777, European Theatre: , June 1, 1777-Sept. 30, 1777 and American Theatre: Aug. 1, 1777-Sept. 30, 1777. William Bell Clark (September 26, 1889 October 31, 1968) was an advertising executive and self-taught naval historian, specializing in the period of the American Revolution, 1775-1783. Complete in nine volumes. Condition: In blue cloth bindings. Externally smart, with just some light shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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        As Testimony: The Poem & The Scene

      White Rabbit Press, San Francisco 1964 - First edition. Stapled wrappers. About fine. Inscribed by Duncan to Charles Olson: "Dear Charles: This beginning statement of the Exchange for you who are such a source of all my increment of associations. With love, Robert Sept. 8, 1964." Olson taught Duncan at Black Mountain and continued to serve as his mentor. A spectacular association. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        La Ville Radieuse: Elements d'une Doctrine d'urbanisme pour l'equipement de la Civilisation Machiniste

      Vincent Freal, 1964. Hardcover. Very Good. Paris: Vincent Freal, 1964. Second edition. Hardcover. 346 pp. Very good to near fine, in a very good jacket. Slight play to the spine with light toning to the leaf edges. Jacket has moderate edge wear with several small closed tears and a one-inch tear at the tail of the spine. Some spotting on the rear panel with an abrasion from a sticker being removed at the bottom edge near the fold.

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        Original Lithograph from the 1 Cent Life Portfolio

      [Bern: E.W. Kornfeld, 1964]. Close to fine condition, folded in half as issued.. First Edition. Two sheet spread from the 1 Cent Life portfolio, featuring an original lithograph by James Rosenquist, originally on pages 20 and 21. With partial text from Walasse Ting's poems 7 Indigo Flowers Left Home and Psychiatrist's Notes on pages 19 and 22.

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        Universum der Kunst. 42 Bände (alles).

      C. H. Beck 1964-1997, München - 4to (27,5 x 21 cm). Mit tausenden meist farbigen, teils gef. Abb., Grundrissen, Karten etc. Blaue OLwd. m. goldgeprägt. Deckelvign. u. Rückentitel sowie farbig illustr. Orig.-Schutzumschlag. Vollständige deutsche Ausgabe dieser bedeutenden Kunstgeschichte (L’Univers des formes) aus der 2. Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts mit zahlreichen berühmt gewordenen Einzeltiteln renommierter Kunsthistoriker. - Einige früh erschienene Bände in höherer Auflage. Einige Bände mit Bandzählung in Reihenfolge des Erscheinens. - Thematisch-chronologischer Inhaltsüberblick: 1. Vialou: Frühzeit des Menschen. 2-3: Ghirshman: Iran. 2 Bde.: Protoiraner, Meder, Achämeniden; Parther u. Sasaniden. 4-5: Parrot: Mesopotamische Kunst. 2 Bde.: Assur; Sumer. 6: Bittel: Hethiter. 7: Parrot: Phönizier. 8. Schiltz: Skythen. 9-11: Leclant: Ägypten. 3 Bde. 12: Kruta: Anfänge Europas.13-16: Demargne/Charbonneaux: Griechenland. 4 Bde.: Geburt der griechischen Kunst; Das archaische; klassische, hellenistische Griechenland. 17: Bianchi Bandinelli: Etrusker u. Italiker. 18-19: Ders.: Rom. 2 Bde. 20: Grabar: Frühes Christentum. 21: Ders.: Zeitalter Justinians. 22: Cutler: Ma. Byzanz. 23: Hubert: Frühzeit d. Mittelalters. 24: Ders.: Karolinger. 25: Grodecki: Ottonen u. Salier. 26-27: Barral i Altet: Romanik. 2 Bde. 28-30: Sauerländer/Erlande-Brandenburg/Recht. Gotik. 3 Bde. 31-34: Chastel/Heydenreich: Italienische Renaissance. 4 Bde. 35: Arasse: Manierismus. 36: Hofmann: Kunst zwischen 1750 und 1830. 37: Duval: Kelten. 38: Leiris: Afrika. 39: Baudez: Maya. 40: Lavallee: Andenvölker. 41: Bernal: Mexiko. 42: Guiart: Ozeanien. - Umschläge m. geringen Lagerspuren, wenige am Rücken etw. gebräunt. Sonst tadellose, frische Bände. 80000 gr.

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        Doolittle's Tokyo Raiders SIGNED BY SUBJECTS

      New York, New York, U.S.A.: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1964. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. SIGNED BY SUBJECT. 447pp. Black cloth, lightly faded at edges. Top edge lightly stained. Gray & red dj sunned on spine, small white mark on spine, wrinkle on front. SIGNED by 28 of the raiders on the free end paper. Signers include James H Doolittle, Dr. Thomas R. "Doc" White, Carl R. Wildner, Everett "Brick" Holstrom, Charles L. McClure,Theodore "Ted" Laban, Henry L. "Hank" Miller, Edwin W. "Ed" Horton, Jr, Travis Hoover, Richard A. "Dick" Joyce, David J. Thatcher, Jacob DeShazer, Horace Ellis "Sally" Crouch, Joseph "Joe" Manske, Richard "Dick" Knobloch, William N. Fitzhugh, James H. Macia, Chase J. Nielsen, David W. "Dave" Pohl, Richard E. "Dick" Cole, Thomas Carson "Tom" Griffin, Waldo J Bither, Royden "Roy" Stork, Douglas V. "Doug" Radney, Robert L. "Bob" Hite, Robert G. "Bob" Emmens, John A. Hilger and David M. "Davy" Jones..

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        [Original Black and White Photograph of Andy Warhol, Ted Berrigan's Copy]

      [New York]: Lorenz Gude, [ca. 1964]. First Edition. Original silver gelatin print. 8" x 10". Near fine. Inscribed in two different inks to verso in poet Ted Berrigan's hand: "Andy Warhol in The Factory, working on Brillo Boxes - Photo by Lorenz Gude." And further below, also in Berrigan's hand: "to Be [sic] returned [arrow pointing down] From the Collection of Ted Berrigan." An unknown hand has added a few other penned annotations, seemingly for publication ("top," "pic 3 / 4sc bleed," and "R.91%"), though we find no evidence this photo ever appeared in print. A disarmingly intimate and delicate portrait of Andy Warhol by Lorenz Gude, capturing the artist in close-up, wearing glasses and a tattered sweatshirt, and gazing to one side out-of-frame. As noted, Ted Berrigan's copy. Berrigan and Gude co-published the landmark mimeo "C," which featured a Warhol-designed cover for their 1963 fourth issue, one of the earliest Warhol silkscreened portraits. As described in Reva Wolf's book ANDY WARHOL: Poetry, and Gossip in the 1960's, Warhol courted Berrigan (as well as others in the literary scene) and the poet circled the edges of the Factory scene throughout the early to mid sixties. Indeed, Warhol conducted a screen test with Berrigan (ST22) in 1965. Warhol exhibited his Brillo boxes at the Stable Gallery in 1964 and they were immediately controversial and, like his soup cans, iconic. A significant association, capturing the artist at a key moment in his early career and in a particularly vulnerable moment.

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        The Glass Blowers

      Reprint Society, UK 1964 - New Edition by the Reprint Society 1964. Long presentation inscription from Daphne Du Maurier to Sister Jewell thanking her for the care of her husband during his illness. Signed or inscribed books by the author are very un-common especially something as personel as this. Book is very good++ and bright. Pages egde a little foxed. The complete wrapper is very good++ and bright. Edges lightly rubbed and nicked. More images can be taken upon request. Ref [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

      Knopf 1964 - First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with 6 lines of printing information on the last page of the text. Later printings have 4 and 5 lines instead of 6. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich in color with light wear to the top spine. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight, and the pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy with a First Issue dustjacket without the ISBN number printed on the back panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sometimes a Great Notion

      Viking, 1964. First Edition (first printing). The second novel by the author of ONE FLEW OVER THE COCKOO'S NEST, the story o fa town in the northwest lumbering country. Initially met with a cool reception upon publication, this has grown to be regarded as one of the finest novels of the last half of the twentieth century. Basis for the film. This is the first issue, with the Viking ship logo on the half-title page and the photo credit mistakenly given to "Hank Krangler" and two lines of Kesey biographical information on the rear dust jacket flap. Near Fine/Near Fine but for a light 1 1/2" scratch to the front board and the usual browning to the outer edge of the pages. Inscribed by Kesey on the front free end paper, as follows: "For --, The plumbers are coming! The plumbers are coming! Ken Kesey 1987.". Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        Sprache". Eigenh. Gedicht mit U.

      O. O., 20. X. 1964. - Schmal-gr.-4to. 1 S. Drei Strophen. "Der Baum | größer als die Nacht | mit dem Atem der Talseen | mit dem Geflüster über der Stille [.]". - Aus der Sammlung des Theologen Hermann Dembowski (1928-2012); in der Mitte des Blattes mittels Tesafilmstreifen zusammengesetzt.

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        Cleveland Public Library, John G White Department: Catalog of the Chess Collection (Including Checkers)

      G K Hall & Co, Boston 1964 - 2 volumes: [iv]+613 pages; [iv]+578 pages. Folio (14 1/4" x10 1/4") bound in original red gilt lettering to spine. Introduction by George J Maciuszko. (Betts: 1-58) First edition. This catalog consists of some 15,000 items from the chess and checker section of the John G White Collection housed in the Cleveland Public Library. The catalog entries from the card catalog have been photographically reproduced (size reduced) with 21 entries to each page in three columns of seven. In the author portion, titles are further arranged chronologically by date of publication. The titles in the subject part are classified by a local extension of the Decimal Classification. Cataloging practice appears to conform largely to the Dewey Decimal code, with some divergence of practice over the years. Some annotation of the bibliographical nature is given where relevant. The collection originated as the personal library of John Griswold White, a noted Cleveland attorney, who served many years as President and member of the Cleveland Public Library's Board of Trustees. White was an outstanding benefactor of the Library. His gifts to the Collection that was to bear his name began in the 1880's and continued to his death in 1928. "The largest chess library in the world," wrote the famous chess historian Harold J R Murray about this collection in his work in 1914. Hundreds of titles have been added since that time, including many of the choicest volumes from the library of J W Rimington Wilson, a British collector whose fine chess library was broken up after his death in 1927. Condition: Some light rubbing to the extremities else a very good set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Case of the Horrified Heirs (Signed First Edition)

      New York: William Morrow, 1964. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author to his niece on the front endpaper: "To 'Nordie' / With lots of love from / Uncle Erle / Erle Stanley Gardner." Very slightly cocked, else Near Fine in an about Near Fine dust jacket with some rubbing at the spine ends and the slightest dampstain at the crown. An attractive copy. Perry Mason.

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        Marc Chagall *

      Flammarion, Paris (1964). - Relié toile gris de Sienne 31 x 23, jaquette illustrée couleur. Cette imposante monographie, près de 800 pages avec index et catalogue raisonné de 1016 oeuvres reproduites, est due au beau-fils de l'artiste, à l'époque directeur de la Kunsthalle de Berne.Dans une traduction de Philippe Jaccottet et trois ans après l'originale en langue allemande.

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        CAT IN THE HAT BEGINNER BOOK DICTIONARY

      1964. Fine. SEUSS, Dr. and P.D. EASTMAN. THE CAT IN THE HAT BEGINNER BOOK DICTIONARY. (New York): Beginner Books, A division of Random House, (1964). First edition. Illustrated 4to. A youngster's name in pencil to fly leaf (and her initials to front pastedown). Small chip to bottom-edge of rear board; shelfworn at upper fore-corner of rear board. Very gently bumped at crown. Bright and fresh within. Very good plus to near fine, in a bright price-clipped dust jacket that shows some creasing to front panel and a short closed tear and creasing near bottom-edge of rear panel. [Younger and Hirsch 31]

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        Sometimes a Great Notion

      New York: Viking Press, 1964. First edition. Hardcover. 628pp. Octavo [22 cm] Light blue cloth with title and bands printed on backstrip. Near fine/Near fine. First state in first state jacket. Second novel from counter culture icon.

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        Nurse Matilda, Nurse Matilda Goes To Town, Nurse Matilda Goes to Hospital

      Leicester: Brockhampton Press. 1964, 1967, 1974, 1964. First editions. 3 Volumes. Small 8vo. Fine in publisher's gilt decorated paper covered boards, minor edgewear. Internally clean and bright, in near fine examples of the pictorial dustwrappers, sunning to spines of first two volumes. A very smart and pretty little set. Inscribed by Ardizzone, Christianna Brand and Nurse Matilda (presumably Ms. Brand using her off hand) to the flyleaf of Nurse Matilda Goes To Town with the additional note that the signing occured pre-publication.

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED

      Gloucester, MA. Undated [but post November 1964].. Six pages. In ink, on rectos only, of six sheets of octavo letterhead of "The Tavern." Folded for mailing, paperclip rust mark in upper margin (chiefly first and last leaves), very good. To friend and fellow writer, Paul Metcalf. A remarkable letter of condolence to Metcalf upon the death of his father, Harry: "I just, because a man asked me, was reading Letter to Melville, 1951 - and stopped with the name Harry, proud that I had put your father's name there, beside your Mother's, and decided to write you immediately to console you and Nancy because Harry has died. Henry K. Metcalf. Isn't it really a nice thing he was, and I hope the fact that he did live so that we all felt he was clearly himself...that your own feelings, both of you, may be that he simply did live out his term of life (as those words really do say it, though I never myself - and I imagine others of us (?) - didn't know these words do cover the meanness, that our lives do have to end), and that this will lessen for you that you don't have a father in the world any more." Olson continues on, at length, in the same vein, with vivid recollection and from the heart, of the impression Harry Metcalf left upon him. Then, either in a moment of forgetfulness, or because he had not heard, Olson asks that Paul extend his sympathies to his Mother, who had predeceased Harry by over six months: "...please extend them to your Mother for me (feeling as [I] do, that ever since that poem I was just reading, she hasn't wanted any more to feel my nature. Or amount of it. Or the way, in such an instance, it did - I think - enrage [?] her. (I certainly was hoping that the other way about might have been the way she would have taken it. In any case I was happy when I published it in book form, that I had the sense to remove her name, from the address. I should have done that in the first place...[)]." He continues on with concerns for Paul, his wife and family: "...[I] hope all aspects of your life...is to all your liking, so much as anything can be, for any of us - and alas when the flowering aloes (to use your great grandfather's rhyme!) fall upon us." Olson met Eleanor Metcalf (1882- April 1964), Herman Melville's granddaughter and literary executor/editor, and her husband Harry, during the 1930s, when he was actively engaged in his "Melville Project" -- the tracking down and transcription of Melville's marginalia. As custodian of much of the Melville family heritage, Eleanor was foremost among his important contacts for that undertaking, and Olson earned what Tom Clark describes in his biography of Olson as "unqualified acceptance into this good woman's...household, where he was welcomed as a sort of surrogate family member...given a standing dinner invitation, a bed to sleep in whenever he was in Cambridge, and, most usefully of all, a direct pipeline to the Melville family papers" (p.24). In turn, Olson's significance for Paul Metcalf and his own writing was considerable. Olson closes the letter: "Love & life to you both, and to your daughter (and, by your permission and means, to your Mother), Charles." Ca. 6- 700 words.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Atlas Narodov Mira (Atlas of the Peoples of the World)

      Moscow. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Very nice clean tight copy apart from neat inscription to f.e.p.. Brown 'Soviet' cloth, title in gilt to upper board. 112 pages of coloured maps, 184pp.. ; "This first comprehensive atlas of the world’s languages and peoples has 60 excellently drafted, multi-colored ethnic maps, and 11 showing population density. The text discusses construction of population maps, and specific questions arising from mapping racial, language, religious, and nationality groups. It is not an “ethnographic atlas” in the sense of showing only premodern tribal distributions, to the exclusion of populations of recent colonial or immigrant origin. Even so the atlas locates 1,600 ethnic groups as of 1961, which when corrected for groups present in more than one country, are reduced to 910. Soviet scholars have been much concerned with ethnogenesis, and this atlas poses many such questions sharply. The compilers were fully aware of inconsistencies and ambiguities likely to be encountered in attempting to classify and then map the world’s peoples". Gordon W. Hughes. "The Atlas Narodov Mira has been used extensively to investigate the effects of ethnic divisions, but little is known about how it defines ethnicity. Most theories of ethnicity emphasize the tendency of group members to marry within the group (endogamy). This note surveys studies of ethnic intermarriage to evaluate whether the groups in the Atlas: (1) are endogamous and (2) have no endogamous subgroups. I find that the groups are generally endogamous but there are a number of cases of groups with endogamous subgroups. Therefore, the data tend to underestimate ethnic divisions". Benjamin Bridgman BEA, 2008.; 184 pages .

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        The Case of the Phantom Fortune (Signed First Edition)

      New York: William Morrow, 1964. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "To Nordy / with best from / 'Uncle Erle' / Erle Stanley Gardner." Binding a bit cocked, else Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket with light wear at the corners. A very presentable copy. Perry Mason.

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        You Only Live Twice

      London: Jonathan Cape. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1964. First Edition. Cloth. An attractive First Edition, second state indicated by "March 1964", dark grey, type A cloth. Gilbert A12.1.4. In just about Fine condition with very few signs of use in alike dust-wrapper; "When Ernst Stavro Blofeld blasted into eternity the girl whom James Bond had married only hours before, the heart, the zest for life, went out of Bond" (from the dust-wrapper). Basis for the James Bond movie with Sean Connery and Karin Dor as Bond-Girl Helga Brandt. This film is the first Bond movie to deviate from the source material. Other than the Japanese setting, and several characters, the two stories are very different .

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        Poor Richard: The Almanacks for the Years 1733-1758

      Philadelphia: The Limited Editions Club, 1964. Limited. hardcover. fine. Rockwell, Norman. By Richard Saunders (pseud)... Introduction by Van Wyck Brooks and Illustrated by Norman Rockwell with 6 color plates (2 double-page) and numerous in-text drawings. 300pp. Tall 4to, handsomely rebound in 1/2 biscuit morocco over marbled boards; gilt-stamped red leather spine label. Philadelphia: The Limited Editions Club, 1964. A fine copy. One of 1500 numbered copies signed by Norman Rockwell.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        Im hinblick *

      C.J.Bucher, Luzern & Frankfurt/M. 1964. - Relié 38 x 28, titres argentés contrecollés sur les plats de la couverture et de l'étui, ce dernier un peu sali avec début de fissure en coins. En parallèle aux éditions française et américaine, cet album recherché présentant une étonnante galerie de célébrités avec quelques portraits d'aliénés en fin. Cette perfide remarque d'un amateur à ce sujet :- De toute manière cela revient au même, les célébrités ne sont que des aliénés intégrés ! [Attributes: First Edition]

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        CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. and CHARLIE AND THE GREAT GLASS ELEVATOR. The further adventures of Charlie Bucket and Willy Wonka chocolate-maker extraordinary

      Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1964 & 1972. FIRST EDITIONS. First impressions. 8vo. (9.3 x 6.3 inches). First title is the correct 1st issue, with the six line colophon at the end of the text. Fine, bright copies of the books in fine leather bindings. Recent full red morocco, spines with five raised bands, the compartments double ruled and lettered in gilt. Single gilt wavy design border on boards. Top edges gilt. Housed in a felt lined, black cloth covered slip case. Fine copies of these children's classics. This true first edition of Charlie and the Chocolate factory preceded the UK First edition by 3 years, The great glass elevator preceded by one year.

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        THE FLYING TRAPEZE. Three Crises for Physicists

      London / New York :: oxford University,, 1964. First Edition. Fine. SIGNED BY J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER without personalization. A Fine hardback First edition First Printing in a Near Fine price clipped Dust Jacket with mild sun spine. 12mo. ix, 65 pp. Books Signed by Professor Oppenheimer are Rare.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        1 Cent Life [One Cent Life].

      Published by E. Kornfeld, Bern 1964. Folio. Illustrated with original lithographs and reproductions. Loose leaves laid in orig. decorated cover with dustjacket and in red slipcase. Near fine++, with hardly any use.A few sheets are lacking, that is: 44-45 (Asger Jorn), 115-116-117-118 (right side of Robert Rauschenberg, K.H.R. Sonderborg, and left side of Roy Lichtenstein), 125-126 (left side of Reinhoud), 131-132 (part of the poem 'fantastic fancy family'), 137-144 (right side of Claes Oldenburg (the cake), French postage stamp, the poem 'take good care of self', the poem 'a baby is born', left side of Jim Dine).. No. 1509 of 2000 numbered copies in the ordinary print run (full print run was 2100 copies).** Apart from the ones mentioned above all lithographs are present, including Andy Warhol (1), Alan Davie (2), Alfred Jensen (3), Sam Francis (6), Walasse Ting (6), James Rosenquist (1), Pierre Alechinsky (5), Kimber Smith (6), Alfred Leslie (2), Antonio Saura (1), Kiki O.K. (1), Asger Jorn (1), Robert Indiana (2), Jean-Paul Riopelle (2), Karel Appel (5), Tom Wesselmann (2), Bram van Velde (1), Joan Mitchell (1), Allan Kaprow (1), Robert Rauschenberg (left side), Roy Lichtenstein (right side), Oyvind Fahlstrom (1), Reinhoud (right side), Claes Oldenburg (2 (half part missing), Jim Dine (right side), Mel Ramos (2) und Enrico Baj (2)

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        Up for Grabs (Signed First Edition)

      New York: William Morrow, 1964. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author to his niece on the front endpaper: "To Nordie / With all best wishes from / 'Uncle Erle' / Erle Stanley Gardner." Binding a bit cocked, else Near Fine in a spine-toned, else Near Fine dust jacket. A Bertha Cool and Donald Lam mystery.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Herzog

      Viking Press, 1964. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Viking Press, New York 1964. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Published in 1964 by the Viking Press with no additional printings listed. Blue cloth boards silver lettering. First issue with raised letters at the spine, MBG at the copyright page, Jacket priced at $5.75 with no reviews at the rear panel. Signed by Saul Bellow on the front endpaper. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Fine, clean boards, tight spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover,

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