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        CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

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

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        Das Gesicht Hamburgs. 80 Original-Holzschnitte von Frans Masereel. Einleitung Hans Bütow.

      unpaginiert Gr.-8, Halbpergament in büttenpapierbezogenem Pappschuber mit goldgeprägter Rückentitelei. sauberes und frisches Exemplar, im Impressum heißt es : " Diese 80 Holzschnitte von Franz Masereel wurden 1964 vom Original-Holzstock in einer Auflage von 850 numerierten Exemplaren für den Johannes Asmus Verlag von Hans Christians, beide in Hamburg, gedruckt. Weitere 150 Exemplare wurden zusätzlich gedruckt und von I bis CL numeriert. Das Zerkall-Bütten wurde für dieses Buch besonders angefertigt. Beide Ausgaben hat der Künstler im Druckvermerk signiert. 25 Exemplare wurden auf Kaiserlich Japan abgezogen, wovon der Künstler jedes Blatt signiert hat. Jedes Blatt unter Passepartout und in einer Kassette. Dies ist Nummer 30 (der Ausgabe von 850 Exemplaren), der Buchblock nur am Kopf beschnitten. Frans Masereel (* 30. Juli 1889 in Blankenberge - + 3. Januar 1972 in Avignon) war ein bedeutender belgischer Graphiker, Zeichner und Maler, der vor allem für seine beeindruckenden, von starken Emotionen geprägten Holzschnitte bekannt ist.

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        Nurse Matilda [Nanny McPhee]; Nurse Matilda Goes To Town; Nurse Matilda Goes to Hospital

      Leicester: Brockhampton Press, 1964; 1967; 1974.. SET OF THREE VOLUMES, IN FIRST EDITION. Small octavo (16 x 11 x 6cm). Bound in publisher's gilt decorated paper covered boards, with original dust-wrappers. Ownership in ink to two volumes, one jacket price-clipped. Some acceptable wear and toning. Shows well. An attractive set. Nurse Matilda was the basis for the award-winning 'Nanny McPhee' movies, released in 2005 and 2010.

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        Ruth Francken. Köpfe. Mit einer Einführung von Christos M. Joachimides.

      Berlin, Steinpresse Jochen Luft. 1964 - Folio (52 x 47 cm). 1 Doppelblatt, 1 Blatt, 8 Original-Lithographien in ockergelbfarbige Orig.-Leinenmappe. Originalschuber (fleckig, berieben und mit kleiner Fehlstelle am Rücken) Einmalige Auflage von 70 Exemplaren, Nr. 1 - 60 durch die Steinpresse beziehbar, 10 Exemplare, numeriert I - X nicht im Handel. Vorliegendes Exemplar ist die Nr. 4/60. Jedes Blatt ist von Hand gedruckt und von der Künstlerin in Bleistift signiert und numeriert. - "Nach der kreatürlichen Explosion kann ein Gerüst das deformierte Gesicht gerade noch halten, die Sprache hingegen fliegt, zu Buchstaben zerfetzt, aus dem aufgerissenen Mund. 'Mein ganzes Leben lang male ich Gesichter; das Paar, das zu sich finden will, aber nicht kann - das ungleiche Paar Madame Nhu und der Mönch, der sich verbrannte'." (Einführungstext). - Schönes Exemplar. - Portfolio, containing 1 double sheet (title and colophon), 1 sheet (introductory text in German by von Christos M. Joachimides), 8 original full-page lithographs printed black. Inside the original card slipcase. Yellow cloth-coveredcard portfolio: 52 x 47 cm. Published by Steinpresse Jochen Luft, Berlin, Germany, (1964). First and only edition of 70 (60+10) copies, 60 from the stone press numbered 1-60 and 10 Hors-Comerce, numbered I - X. This copy number 4/60. Each lithograph is hand-printed and signed, numbered and dated in black pencil by the artist. Complete work. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Latter Days 1 (Complete)

      2 Hitotsubashi Kanda, Tokyo, Japan: Shuei-Sha Publishing Co Ltd, 1964 In white vinyl clamshell box, titles to top cover and spine in blue inks. 24 superbly printed colour plates, loose as issued, each mounted in a paper folder with plate number and title in green to lower corner, plates are bright and unmarked, 37*35 cm, either folio or oblong, with a 4 pp red paper contents list and a 20 pp cream loose folder containing an introduction, biography and plate listing with description in both Japanese and English.Titles include Soto to Uchi, Tokaido 53-Tsugi No Uchi, Kiso Kaido 69, Tsubaki ni Kotori etc. Housed in a cardboard boz with corners gone, titles to spine and top cover. Stunning colour plates! These 24 plates make up the Hiroshige 24 Masterpieces which were part 4 of a broader set of Japanese woodblock illustrations.Utagawa Hiroshige was a Japanese ukiyo-e artist, and one of the last great artists in that tradition. He was also referred to as And? Hiroshige (an irregular combination of family name and art name) and by the art name of Ichiy?sai Hiroshige. See Wiki for a full Bio.

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        LE EPISTOLE LETTERARIE DI ORAZIO CORSO DI LINGUA E LETTERATURA LATINA TENUTO NELLA FACOLTA' DI MAGISTERO DELL'UNIVERSITA' DI BOLOGNA NELL'ANNO ACCADEMICO 1963 64

      RICCARDO PATRON, 1964. ITALIANO 0,38 Alla prima bianca dedica con autografo del Pasoli, pagine ingiallite ai bordi da fattore tempo, legatura leggermente allentata, brossura editoriale morbida, ingiallita, con usura ai bordi ed al dorso, con piccola abrasione al piatto anteriore e lievissima fioritura USATO

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        THE TERMINAL BEACH

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1964. First edition. A fine copy in a just about fine dust jacket with a small closed tear to upper spine panel. Ballard's scarcest book. (15824). Octavo, boards. Collect twelve stories, contents differ from the U.S. paperback edition.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Essais critiques -

      Editions Du Seuil 1964 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-8. 275 pp. Sous étui et chemise en demi-box gris. Couverture souple blanche dans un encadrement marron. Très bon état. ÉDITION ORIGINALE, sans tirage en grand papier. Exemplaire de service de presse, enrichi d'un ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉ de l'auteur à Pierre et Denise Klossowski. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        La Miniature en Europe. Aux 16e, 17e, 18e et 19e siècle. 4 vol.

      - Graz, Akademische Druck- und Verlagsanstalt 1964. 4°. 4 Bde. 2 Textbände und 2 Tafelbände. Original Leinen. Original Schutzumschlag. Nr. 269 von 1000 Exemplaren. Französische Ausgabe. Schutzumschläge etwas beschädigt, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar. Dust jackets with some defects, else very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TYPED LETTER SIGNED

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

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        1 ¢ Life.

      Basel E. W. Kornfeld 1964 - First edition. Folio (41 x 29 cm). One of 100 copies on vélin d'arches. 66 lithographs, signed and dated on justification page by Ting. Loose in boards, publisher's slipcase. The book of a generation. Walasse Ting (1929 – 2010) was an American artist of Chinese origin with multiple talents. He came up with the idea for the present work with his friend Sam Francis, in Manhattan in 1961 and managed to bring together a great number of avant-garde artists to illustrate a text of his own - Raunchy Pidgin English. Ting was insistent that the book should be printed in the very best quality, and so personally supervised every stage of the publication process. Completed at the end of June 1964, the work became a manifesto for American painting. Each lithograph is signed in pencil by its creator artists, with the exception of the lithographs of Robert Indiana and Robert Rauschenberg, which are stamped instead. Twelve of them also feature technical or humourous inscriptions in their margins by Walasse Ting himself; these, of course, do not appear in the edition on white vellum. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Line of Poetry, A Row of Trees

      The Nantahala Foundation / Jargon, Highlands 1964 - Tall thin octavo. 6.5 x 10 in. Unpaginated. Scarce limited author's edition of 50 copies, this being #6. Signed by Johnson and George on colophon. Johnson's first book, published by Jonathan Williams. Jargon 42. Very good in original cloth backed pictorial boards with a printed paper spine label. The cloth at head of the spine and the top edge of upper board are somewhat frayed, the unprinted dust jacket is present with some shallow chipping. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        RED ROSES FROM TEXAS ( JFK Assassination )

      London: Frederick Muller, 1964. HB, black boards in pictorial DJ, 208pp, b/w plates. Price-clipped DJ has general rubbing, creasing to edges, the lamination looks to have shrunk from the edges by about 3mm overall, now protected in clear archival film. Book has moderate rubbing to covers, inside has tanning to page edges, foxing to ffep, else square & tight. this was the first book on the Kennedy assassination to be published and the most rare, Unusual to find in original DJ and in such good condition. Still retains a slightly musty smell. Now surviving the 50th anniversary of the event.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good-. Illus. by By Photographs. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        16 Circus Drawings By Alexander Calder (calder's Circus) - Portfolio With Sixteen Lithographs Signed By The Artist

      Art in America & Perls Gallery.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1964. First Trade Edition. Cloth. lithograph; Portfolio, 4pp intro [Artist Monograph with b/w illustration], 16 black and white lithographic plates laid in. "Calder's Circus" consisted of whimsical wire figures created by American artist Alexander Calder. Co-published by Calder's New York gallerist Klaus Perls and by"Art in America" magazine at the time of a 1964 exhibition of vintage circus-related works on paper held at Perls Galleries. Consists of 16 offset lithographs in black ink on heavy paper held by three plastic clips the top one of which is missing the lip. This is the 1964 trade edition - issued unsigned and unnumbered. Laid in is his obituary with photo. Also laid in a VG copy of "Circus Drawings, Wire Sculpture and Toys by Alexander Calder published by Museum of Fine Arts and boldy signed and inscribed by Calder with his trademark initials to Georege Englesmith. Provenance George Englesmith signature. Apparently Englesmith was a member of National Gallery of Canada at that time. Light aging to page edges. Faint toning to Anouncement catalog, sunning to top of portfolio front cover. ; Signed by Author .

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        Herzog

      Weidenfeld and Nicholson, (London) 1964 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        You Only Live Twice

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1964. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine in silver, Japanese characters to front board in gilt, wood grain endpapers. With the wide-margined dust jacket without Cape's decorative corner clipping. Spine gently rolled, slight rubbing to extremities, small ink line to front cover, faint foxing to edges; a very good copy in the dust jacket with light soiling, minor creasing and nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression, of the final book in the so-called Blofeld trilogy, preceded by Thunderball (1961) and On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1963). This copy has the first issue dust jacket which has wider flaps and has not been decoratively clipped on the corners; the existence of such jackets is mentioned in Gilbert's bibliography.

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

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

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        CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

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

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

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

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        You Only Live Twice

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

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

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

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        TYPED LETTER SIGNED

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

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        15 Two [The Nursery Frieze]

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

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

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

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        THE GIVING TREE ** Signed By the Author **

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

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        Per via di cavalli

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        GROPE - Vol One No One, Jan 1964

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

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        Riesengebirgsjahrbuch 4 Bände 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964.

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

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        Frieda Lawrence: The Memoirs And Correspondence

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

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        The Two Faces of January

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

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

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

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

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

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