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        ON THE EDGE. Signed

      Iowa City:: Second Press Book, 1964 First Trade Edition of the poet's first book, (after a privately printed limited edition of 225 copies in 1963), Signed by Philip Levine on the title-page. A fine copy in white stiff card wrappers, printed in black. 8vo. 62 pp. "Philip Levine certainly must be ranked with the finest poets America has produced. He also belongs with those who are most thoroughly American, writing in the great tradition of William Carlos Williams." Peter Stitt, The Georgia Review.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Two: Ten Lithographs by Arnold Belkin. Poems by Jack Hirschman. [SIGNED]

      Zora Gallery Los Angeles: Zora Gallery, 1964. First edition. Softcover. vg. 1/100. Portfolio. Original wrappers. Suite of 10 loose broadside poems and 10 color lithographs. Fascinating and scarce work (Hirschman's third major work), profusely illustrated with 10 original lithographs, each protected with a tissue-guard, and all numbered and signed by Arnold Belkin. The lithographs were printed from stones and zinc plates by Joe Funk and Joe Zirker. Limited edition of 100 copies, this being No. 21. Very minor age-toning throughout. Most of the tissue-guards are stained (not affecting the plates). Wrappers and interior in overall very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller ]
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        If Morning Ever Comes

      Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. Hardcover. Very Good/Fine. Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1964. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Edition on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. Scarce. Book Condition: Very Good, clean boards and spine, book is tight and square, light shelf wear, probably an ex library copy cleaned up with minor flaws: minor glue residue at the endpaper, small section with hinges exposed at the front endpaper gutter, stamped 10-4 at the top edge, otherwise clean pages, tight spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, original jacket priced at $4.95 at the front flap, author's photo at the rear panel, trivial shelf wear.

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        Co-linearity of the gene with the polypeptide chain [first study to show co-linearity]

      1964. Sarabhai, A. S.; Stretton, A. O. W., Brenner, Sydney (1927- ); and Bolle, A. Co-linearity of the gene with the polypeptide chain. Offprint from Nature 201 (1964). [4]pp. Text illustrations. 280 x 218 mm. Without wrappers as issued. Light browning, minor creasing, small marginal tears, otherwise very good. First Separate Edition. Brenner and his colleagues performed the first study to show co-linearity; i.e., that there is a simple congruence between the amino acid sequence of a protein and the nucleotide sequence of the gene determining that protein. Brenner and his team were working with "nonsense" mutants, called amber mutants, that terminated protein synthesis in E. coli genes."The presence of random nonsense mutants would therefore yield multiple random protein fragments of different sizes. . . . [W]e now suddenly realized that since we had all these amber mutants in this gene we could give a topological proof of co-linearity. And we wouldn't have to do any protein sequencing! The only assumption we would have to make is that the protein is always read from the same end, which seemed a very reasonable one. So in 1964 we published a paper which proved that the gene and the protein were co-linear by an argument that was totally unexpected at that time. We showed that as the amber mutations moved further and further to the right in the position of the gene, we got progressively more and more of the protein made :(Brenner, My Life, p. 103). Co-linearity means that changes in DNA sequence can produce changes in protein sequence at corresponding positions. Working independently, Charles Yanofsky and his colleagues were also able to show co-linearity; "it was the Yanofsky work on tryptophan synthetase that was to provide the specifics of amino acid substitutions with gene mutations" (Brock, p. 312).

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        Sometimes a Great Notion

      NY: The Viking Press, 1964. hardcover. VG+/F. 1st edition, 1st printing. Author's second book. Basis for the 1971 film starring Paul Newman, Henry Fonda and Lee Remick. It was reissued as Never Give an Inch. Both book and jacket are first state. Book has spotted topstain, light wear at bottom corner of front board, lightly bumped corners and name on front fep. Slightly wrinkled jacket has touch of rubbing at spine ends. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        THE CASSIUS CLAY STORY

      New York: Fleet Publishing Corporation, (1964.) . First printing. . Good only in a good dustjacket (bumped at several corners, also bumped and dented at bottom center of front cover - hard enough to have created a short split in the board; jacket is price-clipped and has several ragged tears and associated creasing along the bottom edge of the front panel, along with internal tape repairs. . SIGNED by the book's subject with his birth name, "Cassius Clay" -- a rare signature and especially so in this rather hard-to-find book, the first published biography of the great heavyweight champion. Issued later in the same year in which Clay took the heavyweight crown away from Sonny Liston (in their February 1964 bout), the book includes an account of the turbulent months that followed -- including the new champ's relationship with Malcolm X and his conversion to Islam, the controversy over his draft status, his much-publicized trip to Africa, and his suspension by the World Boxing Association (in effect as the book ends), which delayed his rematch with Liston until May 1965. Illustrated with photographs. Includes his professional boxing record. 116 pp.

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        Deirdre. (print)

      . Original wood engraving. Artist's proof signed by Baskin. 51 x 75cm. Fern & O'Sullivan 461. Fine condition. Matted and framed.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Passage by Night

      London: Abelard-Schuman, 1964. hardcover. F+/F. 1st edition, 1st printing Set in the Caribbean after the revolution in Cuba. Price clipped jacket has rubbing at flap fold ends. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        The Prydain Cycle: The Book of Three; The Black Cauldron; The Castle of Llyr; Taran Wanderer; and The High King

      NY: Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1964-1968. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine. First editions, first printings. Five volumes. The complete set of the Prydain Cycle. The books are all in near fine condition. 'The Black Cauldron' is in a pictorial library binding; the others are printed paper over boards. None of the dustwrappers are price-clipped; the prices range from $3.75 for 'The Book of Three' to $4.50 for 'The High King'. All dustwrappers are first state; the dustwrapper of 'The High King' does not yet have the Newbery sticker. The dustwrappers are lightly sunned on the spines, with some roughness at the edges and folds else they are very good to near fine.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        [Manuscript]: "Congo Crisis" [published in] The Saturday Evening Post

      [circa 1964]. Typed manuscript. 22pp. Single yellow sheets typed rectos only, stapled at the corner, fine. The manuscript has extensive holograph corrections throughout with several stapled sheets replacing and adding paragraphs. A account of the political and social unrest in the period after Congo's independence in 1960. The Geneva-born De Gramont, who was educated in France and the United States, wrote several books on both Gallic and African subjects, and won a 1961 Pulitzer Prize for reportage. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Bright November. Poems

      The Fortune Press, London [1964]... Hardcover. Very Good/Good. The second, unauthorised edition of the author's uncommon first book. 32pp. Asparagus-coloured boards lettered in gold at spine. A tiny hint of wear to head of spine and upper board lifting just a fraction. Corner of front endpaper clipped, presumably to remove a former owner name. A lovely crisp copy, internally flawless bar the aforementioned clipping. Housed in thin paper dust wrapper with the 12'6 price sticker to front flap. Wrapper tanned at spine panel, a little chafed at rear flap joint, with some light sunning to some extremities and two areas of loss from spine panel. Thirty-one poems. "The renown of the author prompted Caton to produce this second edition, but his omission to inform [Amis] of the existence or to benefit him from its sales must be construed as being rather more than forgetful-ness" - Timothy d'Arch Smith, 'R.A. Caton and the Fortune Press'.

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        Lied du figuier.

      9,5x7,3 cm. 5 ff.n.ch. avec une pointe sèche signée par Jean Hugo. Reliure plein vélin, titre en noir sur le premier plat. Couverture conservée. Edition originale. - No. 40 des 40 exemplairs numérotés sur Rives (après 10 ex.sur Chine). Justifié et signé par l'éditeur au colophon.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein Buchantiquariat]
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        1 Cent Life. Edited by Sam Francis.

      42x30,5 cm. (1) Bl., 163 S., 9 n.n. S., (1) Bl. Mit vielen farbigen Abbildungen und 62 (34 doppelblattgrossen) meist farbigen Originallithographien. Lose Bogen in farbiger Originalleinwanddecke mit Schutzumschlag, in Originalleinwandschuber. Originalausgabe. - Eines von 2000 numerierten Exemplaren der "regular edition" (GA 2100 Ex.). - Mit meist mehrfarbigen Originalithographien von 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 (2), Robert Indiana (2), Jean-Paul Riopelle (2), Karel Appel (5), Tom Wesselmann (2), Bram van Velde (1), Joan Mitchell (1), Allan Kaprow (1), Andy Warhol (1), Robert Rauschenberg (1), K.R.H. Sonderborg (1), Roy Lichtenstein (1), Oyvind Fahlstrom (1), Reinhoud (1), Claes Oldenburg (2), Jim Dine (1), Mel Ramos (2) und Enrico Baj (2). - Die Originallithographien wurden von Maurice Beaudet, Paris, gedruckt, die Dichtungen Walasse Tings in mehrfarbiger Typographie von Georges Girard, Paris. - Schutzumschlag an den Rändern mit minimalsten Knickspuren.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein Buchantiquariat]
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        Une ravissante idiote [The Ravishing Idiot] (Original French Film Poster)

      Seven Arts Pictures, 1964. Original French "affiche" poster the 1964 film comedy, "Une ravissante idiote " (released in the US and UK as "The Ravishing Idiot"), based on the novel by Charles Exbrayat and starring Brigitte Bardot and Anthony Perkins. Near Fine condition, 47 x 63 inches, on linen.

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        Ode to a Highflying Bird

      Beat Publications London: Beat Publications. 1964. First. First edition. Small octavo. Glazed and printed white boards. 16pp. Paper cracked and repaired at the bottom of the front gutter, else very good or better. Children's book about Charlie Parker, written and illustrated by the drummer for The Rolling Stones. From the library of music critic Ralph Gleason. Uncommon. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Nova Express

      Grove Press New York: Grove Press. (1964). First. First American edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper with a couple of tiny tears. Publisher's File Copy, stamped on the front and rear fly leaves, and the foredge: "Production Dept. Working Copy Do Not Remove -- Grove Press Inc. Production Department." .

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        You only live twice.

      Ldn., Jonathan Cape. 1964. 8vo. Originalbind med smussomsl. 255 s. 8vo. Publishers binding with dustjacket. 255 pp.. "First published 1964". Pent eks. Noen små hakk i smussomslaget. Nice copy. Minor tears in dustjacket

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        [High School Yearbook]: Old Gold Book

      Hot Springs High School Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas: Hot Springs High School. 1962-1964. First. First and only editions. Three volumes. Folios. Some modest wear, student inscriptions, mostly fine in custom cloth clamshell case. All three of Bill Clinton's High School yearbooks (he attended a junior high school which went through 9th grade). As one might imagine, "Billy" Clinton (as he is called) is all over the books. In his first year there are about half a dozen photos. The next year about ten and by Senior year there are nearly 20 different photographs of him, including the famous photo of him shaking hands with J.F.K. at Boys' Nation, as well as first chair saxophone in the All-State band, and in various other clubs and honor societies. Mercifully, these yearbooks have an index to students, but we have found some instances where they have failed to note his appearance in the index. Although a relatively large school -- approximately 350 students in Clinton's class, it would be difficult to assemble another set today. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        15 Two / The Nursery Frieze

      Fantod Press New York: Fantod Press. 1964. First. First edition. Oblong 16mo. Stapled printed orange wrappers. A fine, as new copy. One of 500 copies. .

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        The Wapshot Scandal

      Harper & Row New York: Harper & Row. (1964). First. Uncorrected galley proof. Spiral bound cut galley sheets printed rectos only in publisher's wrappers with a printed information sheet attached to the front wrap. Spirals have broken, and pages are thus disbound, poor. Signed by John Cheever. A very unusual format, the long galley sheets have been cut and in a few places pieced together with tape. The second and final of the Wapshot novels, which are similar in tone and format to Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha trilogy. The first book, The Wapshot Chronicle, won a National Book Award. Rare. We've never seen another copy in this format, and certainly not signed. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        [Manuscript]: "Four Days Among the Terrorists," retitled "Congo Missionary" [published in] The Saturday Evening Post

      [circa 1964]. Typed manuscript. 16pp. Single sheets typed rectos only, stapled at the corner with some wear to the corners, a spot on the first sheet and oxidation marks on the rear, near fine. The manuscript has extensive holograph corrections throughout, including a new title and two stapled yellow sheets replacing paragraphs. The harrowing account of a missionary woman in the turbulent period after Congo's independence in 1960, later expanded by Hege into a full length book, We Two Alone. Hege's co-missionary, Irene Ferrell was executed by Communist-trained terrorists and Hege barely escaped the same fate. .

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        Herzog

      Weidenfeld and Nicholson (London): Weidenfeld and Nicholson. 1964. First. Uncorrected proof of the first English edition. Printed decorated orange wrappers. Author's name written on the front wrap, still fine. Uncommon format of this National Book Award-winning novel by the Nobel laureate. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Boy. A Photographic Essay.

      4°, 232 S. (1 S. Text), über 400 tlw. ganzs. u. farb. Abb., OLwd. m. Goldpräg. u. OU, OU am Rand tlw. rissig u. knittrig, die Goldpräg. tlw. ausgedünnt, 2 Textbl. m. Knickspuren in ob. Ecke, Buch sonst tadell. EA. «This book will appeal to every parent, educator, youth worker, or indeed to everyone who likes boys.»: Spiel, Spass von Knaben in Europa und den USA - tlw. nackig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        Spirale. [Internationale Zeitschrift für junge Kunst]. (Nr. 1 - 9, in 8 Heften; alles was erschienen).

      Nr. 1 - 4: 49.5 x 35 cm; ab Nr. 5: 35 x 35.5 cm, Lose (Doppel-)Bl., zahlr. Abb., tlw. farb. Originalgraphiken (Lithographien, Linol- und Holzschnittte, Zinkätzungen)., Heft 1 minimal beschienen; Heft 3: 2 Bl. mit jeweils einer kleinen Fehlstellen an der rechten unteren Ecke (produktions bedingt durch Schnittmaschine); Im beigelegten Inseratenteil 2 Stellen ausgeschnitten. Ansonsten tadell. Picture only black and white! Enth.: Spirale 1. Internationale Zeitschrift für junge Kunst. (April 1953, 1 von 600 Ex., 14 S.); Spirale 2. International review of young art. (August 1953, 1 von 600 Ex., 20 S., 2 S. Beilage («Zielsetzung», Inserate)); Spirale 3. (Januar 1954, 1 von 600 Ex., 32 S., 2 S. Inserate); Spirale 4. (November 1954, 1 von 800 Ex., 44 S., 2 S. Inserate); Spirale 5. (August 1955, 1 von 900 Ex., 44 S.); Spirale 6/7. (Juni 1958, 1 von 1200 Ex., 72 S.); Spirale 8. (November 1960, 1 von 1500 Ex., 50 S., 8 S. Inseratebeilage); Spirale 9. [Von Marcel Wyss signierte Spezialnummer.] (August 1964, 1 von 1000 Ex., 8 S., mit dem aus 5 Azetat-Folien bestehenden «Multiple» von Marcel Wyss, 10 S. Inseratebeilage). (Seitenzählung und Kollationierung nach der Dokumentation in: Annemarie Bucher: «Spirale - Internationale Zeitschrift für Konkrete Kunst und Gestaltung. Eine Künstlerzeitschrift. 1953 -1964»; Baden, Lars Müller 1990; diese umfangreiche Monographie liegt bei.) Enthält zahlreiche Originalgraphiken, bspw. Lithographien u. a. von Franz Eggenschwiler, Dieter Roth, Marcel Wyss, Friedrich Vordemberge-Gildewart, Max Bill, Richard Paul Lohse, Josef Albers, Camille Graeser; Linolschnitte u. a. von Hans Arp, Bernhard Luginbühl, Imre Reiner, M. Wyss, Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Verena Loewensberg; Holzschnitte u. a. von D. Roth, Oscar Dalvit, Leo Leuppi, Robert Gessner, C. Graeser; Zinkätzungen u. a. von M. Bill, M. Wyss, Hansjörg Mattmüller, C. Graeser. Die zahlreichen kunsttheoretischen Texte u. a. von Max Bill, E. Gomringer, F. Vordemberge-Gildewart, Karl Gerstner, Paul Klee, Piet Mondrian, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, die Gedichte u. a. von E. Gomringer, H. Arp, Josef Albers, Helmut Heissenbüttel, Peter Bichsel, die Photographien u. a. von Otl Aicher, M. Wyss, E. A. Heiniger, René Groebli.

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        The Autobiography of Malcolm X

      Grove Press New York: Grove Press. (1964). First. First edition. Front hinge professionally repaired, else very near fine in a price-clipped, near fine dustwrapper with small tears and rubbing at the spine ends, but none of the usual fading to the light-sensitive orange spine lettering. Malcolm X's autobiography as related to Alex Haley, the first book for both. The first printing is remarkably scarce. Basis for the excellent 1972 documentary Malcolm X, as well as the 1992 Spike Lee film Malcolm X, featuring Denzel Washington in the title role. .

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        Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

      Alfred A. Knopf New York: Alfred A. Knopf. (1964). First. First edition, first issue. Spine lettering rubbed, and a little soiling on the boards, else near fine in a price-clipped, near fine dustwrapper with a couple of tiny tears and very slight toning. A subversive children's classic, and the basis for two memorable films, first starring Gene Wilder and later Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka. A handsome copy. .

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        An Extract from A Moveable Feast

      Jonathan Cape London: Jonathan Cape. (1964). First. Advance excerpt, preceding all other issues (English and American). Large octavo consisting of mimeographed sheets printed rectos only, stapled into printed card covers. Printed letter from Cape's publicity director laid in with order form. Vignettes inspired by the author's profound nostalgia for the halcyon days of his early career. This excerpt prints Chapter One, and Chapter Seventeen, about F. Scott Fitzgerald. Rare. .

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        Mao zhuxi yulu [Chinese, i.e., Quotations of Chairman Mao]

      [n.p., probably Beijing: Central Intelligence Bureau of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, May, 1964] First edition, distinguishable from other editions by its slightly larger paper size, by containing thirty chapters and ending at page 250. . In the earliest binding of off-white paper wrappers with front cover printed in black and red, and spine printed in red. . Sixteenmo, with the page size measuring 5 3/8: x 4." . 2 [half-title printed in red with blank verso], [2, title printed in green and red with blank verso], [2, portrait of Mao in brown tones, with blank verso], [2, endorsement leaf by Lin Biao with blank verso], 2 (letterpress introduction), 2 (table of contents, listing 30 chapters), 250 pp. The endorsement leaf is in the earliest state, with the misprint in the second character down of the second vertical row from the right. (See Oliver Han Lei, "How Read is the Little Red Book, in the Antiquarian Book Review, November 2003). Very minor soiling. Ink notation on half-title in Chinese characters. An exceptionally fine copy. This copy contains the Lin Biao's endorsement leaf, with three sentences for the diary of Lei Feng, printed letterpress in calligraphic script. The endorsement leaf is lacking in most copies because of political circumstances. Lin Biao, head of National Defense, had risen in power within the Mao hierarchy and was designated to become Mao's successor. However, rumors surfaced that Lin was planning to assassinate Mao. While never completely proven, they caused Lin to suddenly leave on a military transport for an undisclosed location when their plane was shot down in Mongolia on the evening of September 12, 1971. Subsequently, Mao attempted to eradicate his name from modern history, and the endorsement leaf was ordered to be torn out or defaced in all copies as a sign of loyalty to Mao. Therefore, copies with the endorsement leaf are uncommon, and copies with the endorsement leaf in the first state even scarcer.

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        Encyclopedia of World Art

      McGraw Hill Book Company Inc. London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.. 1959-1964. First. First English language edition. Fifteen volumes. Near fine with a little wear at the spine ends and corners, lightly sunned spines, lacking dustwrappers. .

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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.

      Mourlot Press In-8 gr. (mm. 255x190), cartoncino edit., sovrac. figurata a colori, pp.num. 64,(14), illustrato, come da Indice, da 18 litografie originali a colori di: Chagall (sovracoperta), Picasso (in b.n.), Mirò, Beaudin, Estève, Matisse, Guiramand, Florsheim, Cathelin, Brasilier, Brianchon, Cocteau, Minaux, Jenkins, Calder, Kito, Giacometti, Manessier e da 4 riproduzioni di: Picasso, Braque, Villon, e Glarner . Questo importante catalogo, con note su ciascun artista, contiene una interessante Prefazione di Jean Adhémar (Curator of prints at the Bibliothèque Nationale). Tiratura di 2000 esempl. su ?vélin d?Arches?. Ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        Maxims & Aphorisms from the Letters of D.H. Lawrence

      New York: [Fuck You Press] 1964. First edition. Quarto. Stapled loose mimeograph sheets with laid in printed drawing. Very minor wear along the spine, else fine. Limited to 250 copies. This is copy #224. A collection of Lawrence quotations compiled by Harris along with two of her poems.

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        MONKEY PLANET

      London: Secker & WarburgLondon: Secker & Warburg,. [1964]. boards.. Two tiny, fuzzy white adhesions to lower front cover (appears to be. minute remnants of a sticker or label (Boots label maybe? -- it's not. offset from inner jacket surface, which is perfect), else a fine copy. in fine dust jacket. A very nice copy with no fading or discoloration. of the spine panel of the jacket. (#103587). First British edition. Translation by Xan Fielding of LA PLANETE DES SINGES (1963), the basis for the film "Planet of the Apes." Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-26. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1692-96.

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        [Screenplay]: Ship of Fools

      [No place]: Stanley Kramer Productions May 18, 1964. Final Draft. Quarto. Various paginations. Mimeographed leaves printed rectos only in green mimeographed wrappers. Multiple revisions on yellow, pink, and blue paper. The bottom of one revised page torn, away, possibly intentionally, the name "Doug Grant, Sound" on the front wrap, a well-worn, but very good copy displaying extensive revisions. OCLC locates two copies (in two separate records) of this final draft. *Ship of Fools won multiple Academy Award nominations including Best Picture, but won only for Best Art Direction.

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        In His Own Write

      Jonathan Cape 1964. 79 pp. Blue pictorial boards. Illustrations by John Lennon. Boards and spine lightly rubbed. Good+ to Near VG. This copy is signed on the front free endpaper by John Lennon. It was formally the property of the writer (and now agony aunt) Virginia Ironside. She had been the 'Pop' columnist at the Daily Mail newspaper in the 60's, where she had interviewed Lennon. This copy was sent to her by the Beatles press office. She was also the author of a novel, published in 1964, entitled 'Chelsea Bird', about an art student and Kings Road life. A copy of the first edition in jacket of this novel is included in the price.

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        [Screenplay]: Ship of Fools

      [No place]: Stanley Kramer Productions. May 18, 1964. Final Draft. Quarto. Various paginations. Mimeographed leaves printed rectos only in green mimeographed wrappers. Multiple revisions on yellow, pink, and blue paper. The bottom of one revised page torn, away, possibly intentionally, the name "Doug Grant, Sound" on the front wrap, a well-worn, but very good copy displaying extensive revisions. OCLC locates two copies (in two separate records) of this final draft. Ship of Fools won multiple Academy Award nominations including Best Picture, but won only for Best Art Direction. .

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        The Situationist Times 5. International Edition.

      4°, 218 S., unzähl. Abb., Kart., Min. Fehlstelle a. Einbd-Rücks., sonst tadell. Verschiedene Autoren, umfangreiches Bildmaterial.

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        Galgenfrist. Frihedens Veje. [i.e. "Le Sursis" - in Danish].

      København [Copenhagen], 1964. 8vo. Original printed yellow wrappers with green and black lettering. Minor soiling and minor creasing to wrappers. Internally near mint condition. Uncut and unopened. 371 pp.. Signed presentation-copy for Michelle Léglise (A Michell/ 11 Janvier 66/ Jean Pauls S") of the first edition of the first Danish translation of "Le Sursis". This is a higly interesting presentation-copy, since Michelle Léglise (or Michelle Vian as she was named at the time), was both the wife of a close friend of Sartre, herself a close friend, and eventually - around the time of this presentation - his lover.In 1940 Michelle Léglise had met the French multi-artist and author Boris Vian, whom she married already in 1941. Boris Vian (1920-1959) is best known today for his novels (many of which were published under the pseudonym Vernon Sullivan). He was also of great importance to the French jazz-scene and served as liason for Duke Ellington and Miles Davis in Paris. He was also a popular musician in his own time. When he met Michelle, she taught him English and introduced him to American literature. They had a son together in 1942. In the middle of the 40'ies, Vian was struggling to have his novels acknowledged, but those that he published in 1945 were not very successful. He did, however, in 1946 have the luck of meeting, and later befriending Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, as well as Albert Camus, and he began publishing in "Les Temps Modernes". Thus, also Michelle got acquainted with the most famous couple in France at the time - and very well acquainted with Sartre! In fact the two became lovers and began an affair that lasted throughout Sartre's life, in 1980. Michelle and Boris Vian thus divorced in 1951 under messy circumstances. Both Beauvoir and Sartre were very fond of Boris Vian and had promoted him often, but the messy divorce seems to have created spite between the different parties involved - Sartre sided with Michelle, and Simone de Beauvoir with Boris Vian. "Le Sursis" originally appeared in 1945 as part II of "Chemins de la liberté". When the first Danish edition appeared in 1965, Sartre and Michelle were still lovers

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        Situations, VI-VII. (Problèmes du marxismes, 1-2).

      (Paris), Gallimard, (1964-65). 8vo. Both vols. in orig. printed wrappers, uncut and 95% unopened, on very thick paper. Near mint. 384, (5) + 342, (7) pp.. First edition of Sartre's sixth and seventh "Situations", together making up the entire "Problèmes du marxisme". Both volumes no. 22 of 36 copies on "velin de Holland van Gelder.""Il a été tiré de l'édition originale de cet ouvrage trente-six exemplaires sur vélin de Hollande van Gelder numérotés de 1 à 36 at cent vingt exemplaires sur vélin pur fil Lafuma-Navarre numérotés de 37 à 156." (Verso of title-page). Contat & Rybalka 64/396 + 65/417.Sartre's "Situations" contain many of Sartre's most important articles and essays, and it is within these that Sartre foremost shows his philosophical and political face. "The several volumes of Jean-Paul Sartre's Situations, published from 1947 on, constitute the most weighty and, in the two first volumes in particular, the most original body of essay writing of the middle of the 20th century." (Encyclop. Britannica). In all 10 "Situations" appeared

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        Situations, IV. (Portraits).

      (Paris), Gallimard, (1964). 8vo. Orig. printed wrappers, uncut and 95% unopened, on very thick paper. Near mint. 459, (5) pp.. First edition of Sartre's fourth "Situation", no. 13 of 36 copies on "velin de Holland van Gelder.""Il a été tiré de l'édition originale de cet ouvrage trente-six exemplaires sur vélin de Hollande van Gelder numérotés de 1 à 36 at cent vingt exemplaires sur vélin pur fil Lafuma-Navarre numérotés de 37 à 156." (Verso of title-page). "Situations, IV a été généralement désigné comme l'un des meilleurs volumes parus en France en 1964." (Contat & Rybalka 64/394).Contat & Rybalka 64/394.Sartre's "Situations" contain many of Sartre's most important articles and essays, and it is within these that Sartre foremost shows his philosophical and political face. "The several volumes of Jean-Paul Sartre's Situations, published from 1947 on, constitute the most weighty and, in the two first volumes in particular, the most original body of essay writing of the middle of the 20th century." (Encyclop. Britannica). In all 10 "Situations" appeared

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        A Right to Die (Signed First Edition)

      The Viking Press New York: The Viking Press, 1964. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper on the day after Christmas, in the year of publication: "December 26 - 1964 - / To Elizabeth Boyne - / at the / suggestion of my wife, who / says you are comely and canny / so I wish you well - / Rex Stout." Fine in a Fine dust jacket.

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        Prints From the Mourlot Press

      Mourlot Press Paris: Mourlot Press, 1964. First edition. Stiff Wraps. Orig. Illustrated stiff wrappers (original color lithograph by Chagall). Very good. /No Dust Jacket. 64 pages in text. 25 x 19.5 cm. Nineteen original lithographs, fifteen in color. Limited edition, one of 2000. Preface by Jean Adhemar. Original lithographs by Chagall, Picasso, Miro, Braque, Matisse, Cocteau, Calder, Giacometti, Minaux et al -- all are full page. Interior contents fresh and clean, blank back cover with spots, age toning, three minor toning imperfections front cover.

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        A Portfolio of Rubbings from Early American Stone Sculpture Found in the Burying Grounds of New England

      Woodstock VT: Elm Tree Press 1964 [Woodstock, VT: Elm Tree Press, 1964]. Number 10 of only 50 copies. Elephant folio. 14 plates, each numbered "10/50" and signed by Parker and Neal; 3 plates and the 2 text pp. from the medium portfolio, and 4 plates from the small portfolio. Loose as issued in cloth clamshell box. Fine . With three autograph notes signed by Ann Parker, to Mr. or Jackson Mrs. Burke: (1) sending the portfolio including some of the extra material; (2) a small note also signed by Avon Neal promising the sheets for the large portfolio as soon as it runs off the press, and including all the rest of the extra sheets and rubbings, and noting that this is "the first number of the broken sets."; (3) dated May 17th 1964 sending the printing for the large portfolio." A fabulous set

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        STORIA DEL COSTUME IN ITALIA.

      In-4 p., 5 voll., mz. pelle edit., pp. compl. 2330, con una importante documentaz. iconografica di 1117 ill. a piena pag. in b.n. e a colori, per lo piu' riproduz. di opere d'arte, tutte descritte e commentate. Storia dell'abbigliamento dalla caduta dell'Impero Romano ai nostri giorni. Si accenna anche al costume popolare, ecclesiastico e militare, come pure ai complementi dell'abbigliamento (gioielli, ventagli, acconciature). Molto ben conservato.

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        Das Hohe Lied.

      4°, o. P. (24 Bl.), 22 farb. Orig.-Holzschnitte (davon 1 auf Titelblatt u. 9 als Vollbilder), Priv.-HPgt. m. gold. Rückentitel, Tadellos. Ex. ohne Nr. (wohl ein Ex. hors commerce), mit detaillierten handschriftlichen buchbinderischen Angaben (Buchblockbreite, Vorsatz, Falz) «Im Auftrag des Zwingli-Verlages und des Künstlers von Max Caflisch (Signatur)» - wohl für eine Folgeausgabe - auf fliegendem Vorsatz.

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        The American Drawings of John White, 1577-1590. With Drawings of European and Oriental Subjects: A Catalogue Raisonné and a Study of the Artist

      North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition. Illustrator: John White. 2 volumes in red cloth with a black slipcase. Very light wear to books and case. Remarkable works from White's time in North America including full color reproductions of his maps, costume and natural history plates. From an edition of 600. Size: Folio. 2-volume set (complete). Illustrator: John White. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Art & Design; History. Inventory No: 041909. . This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

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        The Defense of Gracchus Babeuf Before the High Court of Vendome

      Northampton: The Gehenna Press, 1964. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. Yes. Folio (8½ by 13 inches). Edited and translated and with an Essay on Babeuf by John Anthony Scott. With twenty-one Etched Portraits by Thomas Cornell. One of 300 copies signed by the publisher, Leonard Baskin, this being number 128. Finely printed by Baskin at the Gehenna press on Nideggen paper. 21 etched portraits by Thomas Cornell, including 20 signed plates on blue paper by Fabriano, and the unsigned frontispiece. In loose sheets, as issued. Uncut. In a full morocco portfolio, gilt titles. Housed in a quarter morocco clamshell case, gilt spine titles. A fine copy; the clamshell case has a trace of wear else is fine as well.

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        Two: ten lithographs by Arnold Belkin; poems by Jack Hirschman

      FREE domestic shipping with direct order. **Los Angeles: Zora Gallery, 1964. 10 signed, numbered original lithographs and 10 poems + title page (in red & black) & colophon (all printed one side only on Arches and Rives paper). 22 loose sheets. 38 x 56 cm (oversquare). Plates printed in one, two, and three colors; stones & zinc plates effaced. Stated edition of 108 numbered copies. This set unnumbered on the colophon; the signed prints bear mixed numbers from 40 through 48; at least one is marked "Artist's proof." Printed at the Plantin Press. Reportedly, the full publication never was completed. The colophon says the book was bound by the Schuberth Bindery in San Francisco, but that firm's current owner thinks the job never materialized. The "brown vinyl ring-binder" in one OCLC record sounds nothing like Schuberth's fine work. Copy 24 at the Archives for New Poetry at UCSD is loose sheets like this one. This is Hirschman's third book, but Belkin's large, full-sheet lithographs with their blend of figuration and densely organic abstraction are the real focus.

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        The 500th Anniversary Pictorial Census of the Gutenberg Bible

      Chicago: The Coverdale Press, 1964. Limited edition: 65 of 985; signed by the author. Includes an Introduction on The Life and Work of Johannes Gutenberg by Aloys Ruppel. Complete with 6 color plates (including a frontispiece full-lenght portrait of Gutenberg), five maps, and b/w photos throughout. Faux red morocco leather with gilt and light blue decoration. In the original slipcase. Doesn't appear to have ever been read. No wear to the book and only the slightest of shelfwear to the slipcase. First Printing. Hardcover. As New/Slipcase. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

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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'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'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'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'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't so much shifting his ground; he's trying to unjell himself before it's too late. He'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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