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        The most perilous voyage : screenplay by Curt Siodmak

      No Publisher, 1964. 1st Edition in this form. Very good copy in the original card wrappers; edges slightly dust-dulled and nicked. Staple bound. The pages are in a very clean condition, with no internal marks. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Very good copy in the original card wrappers; edges slightly dust-dulled and nicked. Staple bound. The pages are in a very clean condition, with no internal marks. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Jill. A Novel

      London: Faber and Faber,, 1964. Octavo. Original red-brown cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Some very minor rubbing to extremities, spotting to top edge of text block, paper flaw to edge of page 145. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with faded spine panel and a little toning of the lower panel. Second edition, with the author's corrections. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To John – my scourge & defender: affectionately, Philip". The recipient, John Saville (1916–2009), was a a friend and colleague of Larkin at the University of Hull and one of the most influential labour historians of the 20th-century. Presentation copies of Jill, in either the first or second edition, are uncommon. This is the only one we have handled, and the last copy at auction appeared in 1989.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Noble contrée *

      A. & P. Gonin, Lausanne 1964. - En feuilles sous double emboîtage 26 x 21, couverture rempliée illustrée d'un motif gravé sur cuivre. Exemplaire de tête, après l'unique pré-cité, enrichi:- d'un poème autographe inédit de 24 vers de l'auteur, signé et dédicacé.- d'un dessin original au crayon, signé et dédicacé par l'artiste, couvrant la page de faux-titre et figurant un taureau sous la lune.Sans la suite signée annoncée.Ce recueil d'hommage au pays valaisan, publié à l'occasion du 150 ème anniversaire de l'entrée du canton dans la confédération, s'ouvre sur un poème de Rilke. Imprimé par André Kundig. (Giroud 35) Édition en partie originale. L'un des 26 exemplaires lettrés (R) signé par les auteurs et l'éditeur, outre l'exemplaire unique avec les dessins originaux et 203 exemplaires ordinaires dont 50 hors-commerce.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First Edition. Very Good +/Very Good +. True first issue of this children's classic with the six line colophon on the last page of the book and no isbn number on the dust jacket. Book is Very Good+ with clean boards and bright gilt, but spotting to the top-stain and foxing/soiling to the page block. Internal contents clean and complete, with the occasional crease from a turned corner. Dust jacket also Very Good+ with light wear at the extremities and along flap folds and with mild scuff marks on the front panel. Originally published in the US three years before being published in the UK. Dahl';s charming story of the boy who found a golden ticket and inherits the world';s greatest candy factory from the eccentric chocolatier, Willy Wonka. Very Good + in Very Good +. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        The Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton, Documents and Commentary. Five Volumes [complete]

      Columbia University Press New York 1964-81 - Original cloth, a very good set in slightly worn dustjackets The highly praised edition of Hamilton's miraculously surviving law papers, printing for the first time his treatise on New York practice, his law register and cashbook, and providing us with eye-opening glimpses of his practice, civil and criminal [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc., member ABAA]
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        Goya: Engavings and Lithographs, Catalogue raisonné (2 Vol Set)

      Oxford: Bruno Cassirer, 1964 Hardcover original 1964 Bruno Cassirer/Oxford 1st Ed, complete 2-Vol set, excellent copies with beautiful tipped-in plate reproductions, many in foldout, no markings, no dust jackets, minor shelf wear & soil to orange buckram cloth boards, slight sun to spines & wear to corner tips, Vol 2 hinge astarting but binding firm & not shaken, an overall very nice clean tight set of the scarce Bruno Cassirer First Edition (18075) . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Nighttown Books]
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        Manuel bibliographique des sciences psychiques ou occultes [Complete in 3 vols]

      Nieuwkoop : B. De Graff 1964 - Physical description. : 3 v. ; 20 cm. Notes: Reimpression of L. Dorbon, Paris 1912, ed. Dates of available copies: 1912. Contents: v.1. A-D - v.2. E-L - v.3. M-Z. Summary: "Reunion de plusieurs bibliographies partielles et de catalogues, celebres mais peu communs, fondus en un seul corps aussi homogene que possible." --Pref. Limited edition of 300 copies. Subject: Occultism - Bibliography. Language: French Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked green cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Provenance: From the library of L. P. Coomer with personalized bookplate to front pastedown. Additional scans available upon request. 1 Kg. Fine Facsimile Reprint - Limited edition of 300 copies [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Hush ... Hush, Sweet Charlotte (Original screenplay for the 1964 film)

      Los Angeles, CA: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1964. Final Draft script for the 1964 film. & & Winner of the Edgar Award, and nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Cinematography. Robert Aldrich's followup to "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?" which, despite a troubled production, was an even bigger success.& & Blue studio wrappers, noted as Final on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped production No. 44, dated May 11, 1964. Title page present, rubber stamped copy No. 63. 139 leaves, mimeograph, with blue, pink, green, yellow, goldenrod, and brown revision pages throughout, dated variously between 5-12-64 and 9-25-64. Pages and wrapper with some dampstaining along the bottom edge (affecting front and rear wrapper, and preliminary leaves at front and rear). else Very Good, internally bound with three gold brads.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Chitty Chitty Bang Bang The Magical Car

      London: Jonathan Cape, , 1964–5. Adventure Number One, Two and Three. 3 vols. Octavo. Original illustrated boards, titles to front covers and spines in black, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jackets. Illustrated throughout by John Burningham. Spines lightly bumped, edges tonred, dust jackets lightly nicked to corners. First editions, first impressions.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        STRANGE RELATIONS

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,. 1964. boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with a touch of tanning to spine. panel. (#140075). First British (and first hardcover) edition. Signed inscription by Farmer to a British book collector on the front free endpaper. Collects five stories including "My Sister's Brother," a 1961 Hugo nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-161. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2190-94.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Lunch Poems

      San Francisco: City Lights, (1964). Faintest tanning at the spine, else particularly fresh and fine in printed orange and blue wrappers. Gorgeous copy.. First Edition. Square octavo. 1500 copies printed. Number nineteen of The Pocket Poets Series, published by City Lights. O'Hara's most enduring and best-known work, capturing the tone of the New York art and literary world during the nascent years of the Mad Men era.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        You Only Live Twice. (a James Bond novel)

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1964., 1964. First Impression, First State. Finely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe for Asprey of London in full black goatskin with Japanese gilt endpapers, a.e.g. A beautiful copy. Light foxing to first few leaves, else a fine copy. The last title in what has become known as the 'Blofeld' trilogy. Gilbert, Jon; Ian Fleming: The Bibliography (2012).

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Naked Lunch

      London: John Calder, (1964). Top corners lightly bumped, small edge dent; near fine in a close to near fine jacket, bit soiled at the rear panel, very lightly darkened at the spine.. First UK Edition. SIGNED by Burroughs, briefly inscribed, and dated in 1992. "Junk is the mold of monopoly and possession.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Chitty Chitty Bang bang - Volume Two - Signed By the Illustrator John Burningham

      Jonathan Cape, London 1964 - HARDBACK - The book is in very good condition. The boards are very clean, but with a small bump to the bottom corner of the front board. The inner pages are very clean and free of foxing. There is a small owners name to the title page. THE BOOK HAS BEEN SIGNED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR JOHN BURNINGHAM to the title page. The dust wrapper is in very good condition. There is a very small tear to the spine tip, and the dust wrapper has been neatly price clipped. Both book and wrapper are in very nice condition. Signed by the books illustrator. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: West Hull Rare Books - P.B.F.A.]
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        A MOVEABLE FEAST

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1964. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        You Only Live Twice (a James Bond novel)

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1964, 1964. FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE, BINDING A. Pp.256. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards with silver titles to spine and Japanese characters in gilt to upper, bamboo patterned endpapers, in original pictorial dustwrapper by Richard Chopping. With 'First Published 1964' on the copyright page. Some wear, edges toned, spine leaning, jacket with a few short tears and some abrasion; very good. This copy features one of the earliest jackets, entirely untrimmed and with extra wide jacket flaps, printed on the heavier stock. Such jackets are considered FINAL PROOF STATE, used to check the look and spacing of text etc. before printing began in earnest. The subsequent jackets had slimmer flaps with an angled corner cut, and were printed on regular dust-jacket stock. A rare variant, housed in an attractive quarter leather box. A12a (1.1).

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE

      New York: Jonathan Cape. 1964. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Small owner name to FEP. The second state "March 1964." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        You Only Live Twice

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1964. - 007 Does SukiyakiFirst Edition, Unclipped Dust JacketFLEMING, Ian. You Only Live Twice. London: Jonathan Cape, 1964. First edition, first state, binding 'A' (with "First published 1964" on the copyright page and Japanese gilt characters on the front board). Octavo (7 3/8 x 4 3/4 in; 188 x 121 mm). 255, [1] pp.Publisher's black cloth, gilt lettered spine, gilt kanji to front cover. Dust jacket, unclipped. Two tiny 'foxing' marks on the top edge otherwise a near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with just a hint of darkening to spine.The twelfth novel in the James Bond series and the last Bond novel published while Fleming was still alive, featuring Kissy Suzuki, who licks Bond's wounded heart and bears him the only child we are aware of after Bond kills Ernst Blofled, is affected by amnesia, and lives with her as a fisherman in Japan. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Bobby Fischer Uncensored

      394 pages with diagrams, plates, photographs, and facsimiles. Quarto (11" 8 3/4") original proof sheets with corrections by David De Lucia. Final proof copy before publication.Among the highlights of this collection are signed childhood books, numerous signed chess books, unpublished childhood photographs, high school notebooks in History, Math, Biology, English, Science and Geometry. There are a number of notebooks written by Bobby in his later years, topics ranging from Batsford's algebraic edition of My 60 Memorable Games, Fischerian Chess, Fischerandom Chess and of course the Jews. There are approximately 100 of his game scores written in his hand including his "Game of the Century" against Donald Byrne. There are possibly four unrecorded chess games from his 1964 simul tour across the United States that appear in this book. The collection includes galley proofs along with the 484 page working typescript of his famous book, My 60 Memorable Games, with extensive corrections in his hand. The collection also possesses three of his passports, his social security card, draft card, teenage insurance card and his Young Men's Christian Association card. Bobby's childhood accordion, harmonica, pocket transistor-radio, 15 puzzles and fledgling Lincoln cent collection are also preset. There are three of his chess sets, 7 pocket chess sets, Bobby's Bar Mitzvah chess clock and his patented chess clock, with position shuffler, of which only three exist.Condition:David de Lucia's corrections through out else a fine copy in loose pages.

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector]
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        The Prydain Cycle: The Book of Three; The Black Cauldron (Signed); The Castle of Llyr; Taran Wanderer; and The High King

      NY: Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1964-1968. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good. First editions, first printings. Five volumes. The complete set of the Prydain Cycle. 'The Book of Three' is near fine in very good dustwrapper, clipped and which as a crease along the bottom and a small marginal closed tear at the top. 'The Black Cauldron' is Inscribed by Alexander on the half title, "For Blanche Campbell, with friendliest wishes---"; a near fine copy; the dustwrapper is not price-clipped at the top, and shows the original price of $3.95; there is light rubbing and soil else it is very good. 'The Castle of Llyr' is fine in a near fine, clipped dustwrapper, showing just a touch of roughness at the tip of the spine. 'Taran Wanderer' is fine in a fine, clipped dustwrapper. 'The High King' is very good in publisher's blue paper printed boards, showing a bit of sunning at the top and on the spine; the dustwrapper is first state, (without the Newbery sticker), but has a library edition sticker; it is clipped and has light wear and soil to the edges and a light spot at the base f the spine where a label was removed. All volumes are in publisher's printed paper boards.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        A Confederate General from Big Sur

      Grove Press 1964 - First Edition, First Printing. A wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with the ORIGINAL dustjacket. This First Issue dustjacket has the $3.95 printed price present on the front flap with light wear to the edges. The book is in fabulous shape and appears UNREAD. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Nerve (First UK Edition)

      London: Michael Joseph, 1964. First Edition. First UK. First Edition. Binding slightly cocked, else Near Fine in a strong Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket has no chips or tears, and none of the usual color fading, only a small stain on the front panel and soild moderate soil to the rear panel. An attractive copy of the author's second mystery.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Nerve

      London: Michael Joseph, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine-. First Impression ("First published by . . . " on copyright page). 8vo: 238pp. Publisher's forest green cloth, spine lettered in gilt; in the iconic Trevor Denning dust jacket, priced 16s. A Fine example, square, tight and likely unread, with lightly spotted top and fore-edges; in a just about Fine jacket, back panel dust soiled, orange faded to yellow on spine, & & Someone is trying to destroy the lives of jockeys all over England in this, the author's second mystery novel. 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.

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        The Looking-Glass War

      Heinemann, 1964. 1st edition. Hardcover. Very fine in very fine dustjacket. Signed by the author on the title page twice, as 'John le Carre aka David Cornwell', and therefore currently unique. His fourth novel, a superb copy.

      [Bookseller: Shellhouse Books]
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        An Area of Darkness: An Experience of India

      London: Andre Deutsch, 1964. First Edition of the author's first book in his Indian Trilogy which includes: "An Area of Darkness", "India: A Wounded Civilization", "India: A Million Mutinies Now". Octavo, original boards. Signed by the author. Fine in very good dust jacket. Trinidadian essayist and novelist V.S. Naipaul has won both the 1971 Booker Prize and the 2001 Nobel Prize in Literature. An Area of Darkness is a travelogue detailing Naipaul's trip through India in the early sixties. "The world Naipaul sees is of course no void at all: it is a world dense with physical and social phenomena, brutally alive with the complications and contradictions of actual human endeavour... This world of Naipaul's is in fact charged with what can only be described as a romantic view of reality, an almost unbearable tension between the idea and the physical fact..." (The New York Review of Books).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Interrogation

      New York: Atheneum, 1964. First American Edition of the Nobel Prize- winning author's first book. Octavo. Near fine in a very good dust jacket that shows a chip to the foot of the spine. Signed by the author on the title page. Le Clezio won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Literature as an "author of new departures, poetic adventure and sensual ecstasy, explorer of a humanity beyond and below the reigning civilization." The Interrogation follows the interior adventure of solitary young man, Adam Pollo, who concentrates and discovers ways of experiencing as animals, trees. "Le Clézio's verbal felicity is amazing.... we come away awed by his skill in manipulating language and dazzled by his ability to create with words vividly impressionistic paintings" (The New York Times Book Review).

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        CAPE TOWN TO CAIRO

      Caldwell ID: Caxton Printers, Ltd., 1964. Brown cloth binding with darker brown lettering to front cover and spine. Map endpapers. 348 pages. All photo illustrations and travel maps present. Ex-library: rubber stamp on each endpaper; small number written at top and lower edges of copyright page; two short tape marks and pocket residue on rear free endpaper. Top page edges (as seen when book is closed) foxed. Lower edge lightly soiled. Pages clean and tight. Two short tape shadows on front cover, two short bits of old clear tape on rear cover. Binding otherwise clean, tight and unworn. Illustrated jacket shows just the faintest trace of wear at tail of spine and lower edge of front panel - scarcely visible. Jacket is extremely clean and bright. (Photos on request.) . First Edition. Hardcover. Good - Plus/Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Warren Berry]
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        Sigma Portfolio 2-5, 12, and 15

      Sigma Project [London: Sigma Project. 1964]. Loose mimeographed sheets stapled at one corner with printed rectos and two loose sheets. All but one measuring 8" x 13". Folded from mailing with light wear at a few corners and one with an address stamp and blue smudge, overall near fine or better. After the publication of Cain's Book, Trocchi moved to London with his family and for the next two years focused much of his time on the Sigma Project, consisting of a series of mimeographed portfolio mailings as a way of directly connecting with readers. The intent behind the project was to further his Situationist-influenced theory for cultural revolution based on a focus on one's "inner space" of self-consciousness as a way of influencing society. The Sigma Project included both political works and letters authored by Trocchi, as well as by William Burroughs, Stan Brakage, Michael McClure, and Robert Kelly.All the issues are difficult to obtain and to identify properly, which makes assembling a complete set particularly difficult. This partial set includes:• Sigma Portfolio 2 - Invisible Insurrection of a Million Minds. Written by Trocchi. [1964]. 8pp. Originally published in the Scottish literary journal Saltire Review in 1962. Trocchi lays out his idea behind the Sigma Project. OCLC locates five copies.• Sigma Portfolio 3 - Sigma: A Tactical Blueprint. Written by Trocchi. [1964]. 7pp. Originally printed in City Lights Journal 2. Plan of action. OCLC locates four copies.• Sigma Portfolio 4 -- Potlatch. Unsigned but written by Trocchi. [1964]. [1], 5pp. Solicitation for contributions for an "interpersonal log-book" to be entitled potlatch, along with several pages of Situationist text. OCLC locates three copies.• Sigma Portfolio 5 - Sigma General Information. Second impression. [1964]. 8pp. Anonymous essay discussing the Sigma Project in relation to theories from R.D. Laing, Wallace Berman, William Burroughs, and others. OCLC locates three copy.• Sigma Portfolio 12 - Subscription Form. [1964]. 1p. Brief overview of the Sigma Portfolio which is "outflanking the traditional trap of publishing-house policy, and by means of which the reader gets it, so to speak 'hot' from the writer's pen." OCLC locates one copy.• Sigma Portfolio 15 - [Letter to Potential Subscribers]. [1964]. 1p. List of Sigma Portfolios to date (11), along with a quote from the playwright John Arden on the Sigma Project. OCLC locates one copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        PAGES FROM THE PAST: ORIGINAL LEAVES FROM RARE BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS.

      - Collection No. 22, in Portfolio Set IIA, WESTERN LITERATURE; [and] Collection No. 20 in Portfolio Set III, BIBLES. Comprising: 28 original leaves from various notable publications (including 14 from Bibles), all mounted on stiff black paper with accompanying explanatory text mounted on the same sheet; wrapped in cloth and contained within a gilt and brown papered board portfolio with cloth sides and leather loop fastening, title and limitation labels mounted on reverse of portfolio lid, including an inked presentation inscription on the middle label from Ethel W. Tapper (head librarian at Aurora College) to the Aurora College Library, dated 1964, in memory of her friend Stanley H. Perry (Dean of Aurora College), the portfolio slightly scuffed and worn, with a small surface graze to upper side, the leather long tear to one of the inner folds repaired with archival tape; some of the original leaves lightly foxed; [Society of Foliophiles], n.d.[1964]. Limited to 55 and 50 sets respectively, each label signed by the compiler. See Hamel 133 (No. 22, Western Literature); the other set (No. 20, is not in Hamel, and was probably compiled much earlier- perhaps in the 1920s). List of individual leaves available separately. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Nothing Personal

      New York, Atheneum Publishers, 1964. Quarto. Original white boards, titles to boards in black on silver ground, titles to spine in black. With the printed slipcase. Boards lightly finger rubbed, slipcase rubbed and split to edges. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Knibb Family-Clockmakers

      Manor House, Liverpool 1964 - A very nice, clean and squre copy in a d/j that is ragged with small chips and tear along the top and a a larger chip about the size of two quarters from the bottom. Now protected in mylar. The book on the Knibb clockmakers. Limited to 1000 copies this being #249 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Signatures and Seals on Painting and Calligraphy: The Signatures and Seals of Artists Connoisseurs and Collectors on Painting and Calligraphy Since Tsin Dynasty. Volume I: From the Tsin to the Yuan Dynasty (265-1638 A.D.)

      Hong Kong: Cafa Company Limited, 1964 - First edition,first printing. Quarto, 27*21*5.5cm, wt:2kg, xxxviii+480pp. 581 seals and signatures illustrated in red and black. Volume 1 of 4 volumes covers the Qin to the Yuan dynasty, illustrating 581 seals (in actual sizes) and signatures (enlarged for clarity). This is one of the most reliable sources of seals and signatures on painting and calligraphy based on the collections of the National Palace Museum and the National Central Museum in Taiwan. Volume I ONLY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nuclei and Particles. An Introduction to Nuclear and Subnuclear Physics.W. A. Benjamin: New York & Amsterdam, 1965.

      First edition, second printing, of Segrè's major textbook on nuclear physics, <b>the author's own copy heavily annotated by him throughout</b>, with numerous manuscript additions/revisions in pencil and red and blue crayon. Some 145 pages carry annotations ranging from minor typographical corrections to major textual changes. Inserted in a 16-page printed pamphlet listing the corrections made to the first printing (1964), itself heavily annotated by the author. Segrè shared the Nobel Prize in Physics with Owen Chamberlain in 1959 for the discovery of the antiproton.<br/><br/> "Emilio Segrè was born in Tivoli, Rome, on February 1st, 1905, as the son of Giuseppe Segrè, industrialist, and Amelia Treves. He went to school in Tivoli and Rome, and entered the University of Rome as a student of engineering in 1922. In 1927 he changed over to physics and took his doctor's degree in 1928 under Professor Enrico Fermi, the first one under the latter's sponsorship. <br/><br/> "He served in the Italian Army in 1928 and 1929, and entered the University of Rome as assistant to Professor Corbino in 1929. In 1930 he had a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship and worked with Professor Otto Stern at Hamburg, Germany, and Professor Pieter Zeeman at Amsterdam, Holland. In 1932 he returned to Italy and was appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Rome, working continuously with Professor Fermi and others. In 1936 he was appointed Director of the Physics Laboratory at the University of Palermo, where he remained until 1938. <br/><br/> "In 1938 Professor Segrè came to Berkeley, California, first as a research associate in the Radiation Laboratory and later as a lecturer in the Physics Department. From 1943 to 1946 he was a group leader in the Los Alamos Laboratory of the Manhattan Project. In 1946 he returned to the University of California at Berkeley as a Professor of Physics. <br/><br/> "The work of Professor Segrè has been mainly in atomic and nuclear physics. In the first field he worked in atomic spectroscopy, making contributions to the spectroscopy of forbidden lines and the study of the Zeeman effect. Except for a short interlude on molecular beams, all his work until 1934 was in atomic spectroscopy. In 1934 he started the work in nuclear physics by collaborating with Professor Fermi on neutron research. He participated in the discovery of slow neutrons and in the pioneer neutron work carried on in Rome 1934-1935. Later he was interested in radiochemistry and discovered together with Professor Perrier the element technetium, together with Corson and Mackenzie the element astatine, and together with Kennedy, Seaborg, and Wahl, plutonium-239 and its fission properties. <br/><br/> "His other investigations in nuclear physics cover many subjects, e.g., isomerism, spontaneous fission, and lately high-energy physics. Here he, his associates and students have made contributions to the study of the interaction between nucleons and on the related polarization phenomena. In 1955 together with Chamberlain, Wiegand, and Ypsilantis he discovered the antiproton" (nobelprize.org). <br/><br/> "In his later years Segrè turned himself into a first-class historian of physics; his historical surveys, <i>From X-Rays to Quarks: Modern Physicists and Their Discoveries and From Falling Bodies to Radio Waves: Classical Physicists and Their Discoveries</i> and his biography <i>Enrico Fermi: Physicist</i> are widely used" (aip.org). Segrè remained at Berkeley until his death in 1989. <br/><br/> <i>Nuclei and Particles</i> was highly successful: OCLC records 47 separate editions/printings. The third printing of the first edition appeared later in the same year as the present second printing. A second edition appeared in 1977, expanded to 986 pages.. Large 8vo (254 x 178 mm), original publisher's cloth, the author's own copy, with his ink stamp on front free endpaper

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        Physiologus Theobaldi Episcopi de Duodecim Animalium. The Latin Text with an English Translation by Willis Barnstone. With woodcuts and lithographs by Rudy Pozzatti

      Bloomington, Ind.: Spiral Press, (1964). Folio. (iv), 42 pp. + (20) ff. One of 325 copies signed by the artist and printed by Joseph Blumenthal at the Spiral Press. Contains nine two-page and two one-page lithographs of the beasts, real and legendary, described in the text. In addition, several woodcuts, printed in blue, decorate the text pages. Internally fine, loose, as issued, in a cloth clamshell box with woodcut label. The box shows a little light toning.

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        The State Funeral of The Right Honourable Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill K.G., O.M., C.H

      London: Headquarters, London District, Horse Guards, Whitehall, S.W.1, , 1964. Special District Order by Major-General E.J.B. Nelson... General Officer Commanding London District and Major-General Commanding The Household Brigade. Folio (330 × 202 mm). Tan rough cloth-backed, cord-tied binder, purple printed title sheet mounted on the upper board. 152 pages of reproduced typescript with thumb-indexed dividers. 5 additional groups of amendments loosely inserted at the rear. 15 folding maps and plans at the rear. A little rubbed, slightly shaken, a number of pages pulling loose from the cords, as often, but complete and overall very good. Inevitably the first and only edition. The distribution list shows it to be one of 302 copies, this numbered 81, one of two copies for British Railways (Western Region). Churchill's state funeral was the first held for a commoner for over 100 years, the last being for the Duke of Wellington, and was attended, against precedent, by Elizabeth II as reigning monarch. Having confronted the inevitability of his death during his last illness, the British people accepted his death with respectful restraint, over 320,000 filed past the catafalque in Westminster, one million lined the route, and 125,000 paid their respects at the grave in the tiny country churchyard at Bladon on the day following his interment. The folder contains the detailed instructions for the supervision of each stage of the immensely complicated progress of Churchill's body from the lying-in-state at Westminster Hall, to the funeral service at St. Paul's, the embarkation at Tower Hill onto a Port of London launch, and the transfer to the train for the final journey to the family plot at Bladon. The meticulousness of the arrangements - careful estimates of ground space covered on the march for each detachment of the procession, and its total length expressed in terms of its time to pass any given point of 25.7 mins. - is reflected in the minute precision that can be seen in the filmed record of the obsequies. Plans for the event had been put in train - under the code-name "Operation Hope Not" - as long ago as 1959, and had been brought to completion during Churchill's illness in the winter of 1964, which is confirmed by the dating on the index leaf mounted on the front pastedown to November 1964. A fascinating record of the most famous state funeral of modern times, an event described by a contemporary correspondent as "a spectacle of heart-gripping homage."

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        Bullet Through Banana "Banana Split", 1964 Original Photograph

      1964 Framed 14 x 18 color dye transfer original photograph signed in pencil by Edgerton on the verso. Dr. Harold E. Edgerton, professor at MIT and inventor of the electronic flash, devoted his career to recording what the unaided eye cannot see. Dr. Edgerton was the first to take high-speed color photographs and was a pioneer of multiflash and microsecond imagery.

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        Warren Commission Investigation of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy Hearings before the President&#39;s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy Volumes 1-15 Including Index Comprising Complete Text of the Hearings

      U. S. Government Printing Office. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1964. Hardcover. Hardcover. Volumes 1-15, volume 15 being the index. Comprises the complete text of the Hearings. Very Good Plus condition. 1964. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        THE BURDEN AND THE GLORY

      New York: Harper & Row, (1964). First Edition. Hardcover. Some rubbing along spine edges, still a Very Good copy in the original slipcase covered with marbled paper matching the book's endpapers. Bound in full blue morocco leather, spine stamped in gilt with a gilt Presidential seal on the front cover, marbled paper endpapers, all edges gilt; xx, 293 pages. "The hopes and purposes of President Kennedy's Second and Third Years in Office as Revealed in His Public Statements and Addresses." Foreword by President Lyndon B.Johnson. A specially bound presentation issue, presumably issued in a very small quantity and uncommon on the market, especially when SIGNED, as this copy is, by Jacqueline Kennedy on the front endpaper "with appreciation."

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        Moonraker.

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1964. - Seventh printing. Pp.256. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards, titled in silver, in 'flame' design dust-wrapper by Kenneth Lewis, SIGNED by him in the presence of this cataloguer. Some toning/marking to page edges, minor wear and marking to jacket. In general, a rather crisp-looking copy. This was the final printing of Moonraker to be published during the author's lifetime. Gilbert A3a (7). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Original signed contract for the 1964 Lew Archer novel, "The Far Side of the Dollar

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. Original contract agreement between Kenneth Millar (writing as Ross Macdonald) and Alfred A. Knopf, dated April 24, 1964, for the publication of the thirteenth Lew Archer novel, "The Far Side of the Dollar." SIGNED by Macdonald, a publisher&#39;s representative, and a witness. Several clauses in the contract are struck out in red holograph ink, with a few ribbon copy typed emendations.& & Accompanying the contract is a typed letter signed from Millar&#39;s agency, Harold Ober Associates, dated May 5, 1964, stating that the contract is enclosed. & & 8.5 x 14 inches, folded twice, stapled once at the top left corner.

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        Leonard Cohen: Flowers for Hitler

      Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1964, 1st Edition, 1st Printing, 1964. ------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy but there is a bit of age toning to the text block so I am calling this Very Good+, pencil and ink name, a bit of ink marginalia as well as some ink underlining and ink &#39;boxing&#39; of some passages, in an attractive Good dustjacket with age toning to the spine and some of the front and rear panels, browning to the verso of the jacket, overall looks quite presentable, original price sticker on rear flap at lower corner, by far the scarcest hardcover Cohen 1st edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Good. Illus. by Uncredited Cover Art.

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        Uncle Shelby&#39;s Zoo: Don&#39;t Bump the Glump! and Other Fantasies

      Simon & Schuster. Collectible - Good. Octavo. Cloth Hardcover, 1964. First. Ex-library with the usual treatments. Jacket is white with multi colored lettering and pictorials. Jacket is in fair condition encased in brodart with moderate to heavy chipping. unpaginated. White cloth binding with red and black lettering on spine with red and black pictorial on front board. Cover is in fair to good condition with light bumping and slight rubbing of extremities with mild wear on boards and slight sunning of spine. Joints and hinges are sturdy and free of marks and stamps. Textblock is tight and symmetrical with light toning of edges. Leaves are intact and clean with light to mild toning of paper. This is a first edition, first printing of the notorious and controversial former Playboy cartoonist&#39;s foray into children&#39;s books and open verse featuring outlandish characters and renditions. Offered by the Antiquarian, Rare, and Collectible department of Better World Books. Your purchase benefits global literacy programs. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.

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        FLOWERS FOR HITLER

      Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, (1964)., 1964 "I learn nothing because my mind is stuffed with bodies. . . " Cohen, Leonard. FLOWERS FOR HITLER. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1964. Octavo. Gilt-lettered black cloth. First Edition of the very elusive hardcover edition of Cohen&#39;s third collection of poetry & his most difficult book to acquire. This is a fine example with clean endpapers & tight unblemished text block, [multiple paper stocks used by McClelland] in a very good or better dustwrapper showing modest wear at the head & heel of the slightly darkened spine panel which is lightly rubbed affecting a few letters. A particularly good copy rarely seen as such these days. In fact over the last 10 years fewer than a handful of FFH have surfaced. $2550 "The first of Cohen&#39;s self-consciously "anti-art" gestures: an attempt, in his own words, to move "from the world of the golden-boy poet into the dung pile of the front-line writer." - Prof. Stephen Scobie. "It&#39;s useful to think of Flowers for Hitler as the author auditioning himself for all the parts in an unwritten play. Useful because it underlines the process of self-recovery and self-discovery that is at the center of these poems. In a jacket-note Cohen says that these poems won&#39;t appeal to the reviewers who praised his previous (second) collection, The Spice Box of Earth (1961). But I suspect that anyone who really liked the latter in all its range of style and substance (that is, not just its lusher surfaces and sounds) will like Flowers for Hitler even better. From the new perspective what looks wrong with the earlier work is a kind of premature coming to terms with himself. In Flowers for Hitler Cohen isn&#39;t so much shifting his ground; he&#39;s trying to unjell himself before it&#39;s too late. He&#39;s taking a more searching and uncompromising look at the poetic substance that he exists on, at all the things that he can remember, imagine, absorb, separate, excrete, transmute, forget." - Milton Wilson, Letters in Canada: 1964 POETRY. First Edition Rarity.

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