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        77 DREAM SONGS

      New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1964). First Edition. cloth. Cloth a bit faded and lightly spotted. Dustwrapper soiled with small chips at the spine tips. Very Good in a Very Good dustwrapper. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Berryman with what amounts to a short letter: "To Anne/and to Chis--if, as Kate & I/hope without knowing anything really/about it, you have got together/again. We were bitterly sorry to/hear--from William, not in the least/as gossip--of your separation./Whatever is happening or does,let/me wish you a restoration of the/happiness I so admired in you on/Mr. Frost's last summer./Affectionately/John/The Abbott Hospital/Minneapolis 3,Minn./22 April '64." The book was published in April 1964 and awarded the Pulitzer Prize in May 1965. The recipients--Anne and Chis--are both referred to in Dream Song 38, contained in this volume, a poem about Robert Frost's death. The Abbott Hospital was a place of refuge for Berryman when overwhelmed by his alcoholism. "In hospitals he found his society," Saul Bellow wrote in his introduction to RECOVERY, Berryman's only novel. "University colleagues were often more philistine, less tolerant of poets than were alcoholics or suicidal girls."

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Nothing Personal

      [Harmondsworth]: Penguin Books, 1964. Small splits at the spine head, else close to near fine in silver and black embossed laminated white boards, housed in the matching slipcase with a split to the top edge that has been archivally repaired, and a chip to the paper on the spine, taking out a few letters in "Avedon".. First U.K. Edition. Quarto in slipcase. A fabulous association copy, INSCRIBED by Avedon to Ringo Starr: "For / Ringo / with / gratitude / Dick Avedon." Text by Avedon's high-school friend, James Baldwin. A brooding, gloomy look at America during the Mad Men era, with a jarring juxtaposition of American Nazis and Allen Ginsberg side by side, a demonic picture of President Eisenhower, and a stoned, pouty Marilyn Monroe next to Dorothy Parker, her teeth blackened by dark lipstick. Shot in a luscious charcoal gravure that only adds to the foreboding. (Parr / Badger, v1, 252).

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        Manuel bibliographique des sciences psychiques ou occultes [Complete in 3 vols]

      Nieuwkoop : B. De Graff, 1964. Fine Facsimile Reprint - Limited edition of 300 copies. 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.

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        CAPE TOWN TO CAIRO

      Caxton Printers, Ltd., Caldwell ID 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.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Obra Poetica 1923-1964

      Emece Editores, Buenos Aires 1964 - Black and red lettered grey-green wraps. Signed by the author in his scrawl on the title page. 280 pp. Very nice copy with edgewear only [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Hush.Hush, Sweet Charlotte (Original screenplay for the 1964 film)

      Twentieth Century-Fox, Los Angeles, CA 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. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Typed Letter, signed ("Lyndon B. Johnson"), to W. Parkman Rankin

      Washington DC: The White House August 19 1964 Washington, DC: The White House, August 19, 1964. 8vo. 1 p. typed on White House stationery. Fine with envelope, in quarter brown morocco slipcase . LBJ writes as President to W. Parkman Rankin, Executive Vice President of THIS WEEK magazine, "You are certainly thoughtful to write me following dedication ceremonies of the Samuel I. Newhouse Communications Center at Syracuse University - Thank you, too, for your prayerful blessing in performance of the tasks which lie ahead -" The later half of the letter refers to the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution which had been passed by a joint resolution of Congress on August 7, 1964 and gave the President authority to use conventional military force in Vietnam without Congressional approval

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        The Spy who came in from the cold

      Gollancz 1964 - First edition fourth impression in near fine condition, signed and date with dedication 'For Greg with lots of fun - John Le Carre alias David 6 June 89' to title page, jacket is not price clipped, now in removable protective sleeve, please see pics, paypal accepted, any questions please get in touch. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        REPORT OF THE WARREN COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESDENT KENNEDY (SIGNED BY PRESIDENT GERALD FORD)

      McGraw Hill, New York 1964 - SIGNED BY THE 38th PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, GERALD R. FORD. Signed by President Ford in bold blue sharpie directly to front-free-endpaper. Gerald Ford was one of the members of the Warren Commission. Copyright page states First Edition and states: Published October 1964. DJ has $3.95 price intact on flap. Small circular blind stamp to rear corner usually associated with bookclubs/remainders/excess publisher copies. Assuming one of the latter as there is a price on flap and states first edition on copyright page. This edition was prepared for the New York Times. DJ is bright white and has only minor shelf-rub. Baby blue boards with darker blue cloth on spine. backstrip foot gently pushed. Faint spotting to boards. Much nicer than it sounds. This is a rare, special book of an event that shaped America. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DANS LE MIROIR.

      - Genève, Editions du Verbe, 1964, 29x38. En feuillet, dans une couverture et un étuit en pleine toile. L'un des 180 exemplaires sur Vélin d'Arches (XXVI). Illustré de 4 eaux-fortes de Lecoultre. Magnifique exemplaire, signé à la main par les deux auteurs. Envoi de photos sur demande. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        SHADOW & ACT (signed 1st)

      Random House, New York 1964 - Random House. 1964. NY. 8vo. 317 pages. First Edition, First Printing. Stated. SIGNED BY RALPH ELLISON directly to title page: For __ __ , With Best Wishes, Sincerely, Ralph Ellison . 1st issue DJ with $5.95 price intact on flap. Both book and DJ near fine. Yellow top-stain. Bright, clean, square and tight. A superb, rare signed copy of Ralph Ellison's second book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kijno MIL964

      0 - Agenda 140 x 225 mm, 12 cahiers de 365 pages recto, papier 'avion' relié par un seul fil apparent sur la couverture peau de vachette. Illustrations jusqu'au 27 juin, le reste de l'année est vierge. Non daté et sans éditeur. Reproduction à l'identitique de l'agenda de Ladislas Kijno de 1964 dans lequel il faisait de nombreux croquis. La reliure reproduit les défauts de son agenda : les taches ainsi que les épidermures. Tirage très limité entre 15 et 30 exemplaires. On y trouve des essais d'illustrations pour un traité de physique nucléaire, des croquis de casques pour les chevaliers du Cosmos, des dessins de sportifs, des figures mythologiques qui ressemblent au géoglyphes nazca, des pistolets lazer dans le style pulps, des projets de sculptures, des projets de fresque pour des écoles, des oeuvres abstraites. Imprimé à Rolle à l'imprimerie Rod. (Canton de Vaud Suisse) Reliure effectuée par les ateliers Van Vlijmen. Parfait état, très rare. Kijno Ladislas [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Typed Letter, Signed, on Ansel Adams Stationery

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

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        JOHN EMERY...AS READ AT THE SERVICES IN NEW YORK CITY, NOVEMBER 18, 1964

      Np: Privately Printed 1964. [Np: Privately Printed], 1964.. Quarter publisher's leather and decorated boards. Portrait. Head and toe of spine slightly rubbed, else fine. First and only edition. One of two hundred copies only. The entirety of the text consists of Scott's and Steinbeck's tributes, each totaling less than two pages. This copy has the date of the memorial service corrected via a crude typed pasteover, as usual. An uncommon 'B' item.

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        Dames et Généraux

      Schwarz - Berggruen 1964 Dix planches gravées à l'eau-forte pour dix poèmes de Benjamin Péret choisis par Tristan Sauvage dans le recueil De Derrière les fagots. Avec un texte liminaire par André Breton et un faux titre de Marcel Duchamp. Dieci poesie di Péret scelte per l'occasione da Tristan Sauvage (Arturo Schwarz) attingendo alla raccolta De Derrière les fagots. Con 10 incisioni originali a colori, numerate e firmate di Enrico Baj (cm 24,5x19,5) Nella realizzazione delle 10 acqueforti Baj ha mantenuto un preciso legame con l'opera poetica di Péret, e ogni personaggio raffigurato trova corrispondenza nei versi di ciascuna poesia. Compare qui, per la prima volta nell'opera grafica di Baj, il personaggio del "generale". La confezione del volume, priva di ogni relazione con il contenuto letterario e figurativo, è il primo esempio dell'uso da parte di Baj di un imballaggio a carattere surrealista. L'invenzione straniante si manifesta nella forma di materasso in miniatura, in tela imbottita e trapuntata, assunta dall'astuccio che racchiude il libro, a sua volta ricoperto con il medesimo tipo di tela. Oltre a Breton, anche Marcel Duchamp volle essere partecipe dell'impresa e preparò un faux-titre per il volume, stampato poi in facsimile come antiporta, nel quale la data 1963 si trasforma in un immaginario numero telefonico di Baj: "Uniformes et Livrée / Milan-Paris, Via Gesù 17 - Rue de l'Université 70, Tel. Baj. 19.63 / Marcel Duchamp" (Caprile, 1990). 4to (cm 35x26) pp. 28+incisioni broch, camicia e custodia in tela con applicazioni in lana (Loose as issued in original wrappers and cloth-covered box with wool decoration) Ottimo (Fine) [Baj, 1986; Mussini, Tedeschi, Caprile, 1990; Caprile, 2000]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        The Romantics in Wales An Anthology

      Tregynon, Newtown, Powys: Gwasg Gregynog, 2009 The edition is limited to 150 numbered copies in a quarter-leather binding by John Sewell to a design by Hilary Paynter. The text is set in Monotype Walbaum, and display lines in Monotype Romulus, all cast at Gwasg Gregynog by Gerard O'Shea. A digitized version of Open Romulus has been used on the title-page and is printed from a line block. The page design, by David Vickers, echoes the large paper format of the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries, and the book is printed by him on a special making of Zerkall mould-made paper. Hilary Paynter's wood engravings are printed direct from the original woodblocks, 222pp, 245X350mm.Bound by John Sewell to a design by Hilary Paynter. Hand-sewn and bound by hand in quarter dark blue goatskin, with hand-sewn silk endbands and titled along the spine. The upper cover printed black over dark mauve cloth boards with detail from Hilary Paynter's engraving of Pistyll Rhaeadr, a design which is mirrored on the lower cover. Presented in a buckram-covered slip case.GLYN TEGAI HUGHES became the first Warden of Gregynog in the University of Wales (1964-1989). His publications include two volumes on German Romanticism and books on the hymn-writer Williams Pantycelyn and, in Welsh, the poet Islwyn.HILARY PAYNTER was instrumental in the revival of the Society of Wood Engravers in the early 1980s, for over three decades. In 2006, she was elected President of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers. Her sixteen engravings for The Romantics in Wales (ten of which are full-page) combine acute and subtle observation, complete mastery of technique and, on occasion, captivating imaginative re-creation, as in a vision of the Shelleys' home at Cwm Elan, now under the waters of the reservoir. Other views include Pistyll Rhaeadr, Plas Newydd and Dinas Bran, Snowdonia, Symonds Yat, Tintern Abbey, Valle Crucis, and the castles at Caernarfon, Chepstow and Raglan.

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        Citanò. Poesie in dialetto marchigiano

      Bucciarelli 1964 Cinque acqueforti originali, numerate e firmate, di Arnoldo Ciarrocchi (cm 16x12; 18x14; 13x11; 11x7; 14x12) 8vo pp. 50 broch Ottimo (Fine) [Jentsch, 1993]

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        Giorgio Morandi Pittore

      Edizioni del Milione 1964 Con 264 tavole in nero ed a colori applicate. Introduzione di Lamberto Vitali. Antologia critica, Note biografiche, Contributo ad una bibliografia 4to pp. 94 + tavole ril tela (cloth) Molto buono (Very Good)

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        Poeti sovietici

      Editalia 1964 A cura di Giancarlo Vigorelli. Con 11 incisioni originali eseguite su lastre di piombo e zinco in nero e a colori di Umberto Mastroianni (da cm 38x16,5 a cm 44x69,5). Poesie di Majakovskij, Pasternak, Achmatova, Cvetaeva, et al. Tradotte da Angelo Maria Ripellino Folio (cm 44x35) pp. 56 quartini sciolti in camicia e custodia in tela (loose as issued in original cloth chemise and slip-case) Ottimo (Fine) [Jentsch, 1993]

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        I promessi sposi

      Istituto Edizioni Artistiche 1964 Storia milanese del secolo XVII. Capilettera e circa 150 disegni in nero e tavole a colori applicate di Fernando Monzio Compagnoni 3 volumi Carta speciale a mano; nervi e incisioni, anche in oro, al piatto e al dorso; tagli dorati Ottimo (Fine)

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        Storia del costume in Italia

      Istituto editoriale italiano 1964 Prima edizione dell'importante opera sulla moda e il costume in Italia dalle origini al 1900: illustrazioni in b/n e a colori di abiti, tessuti, cappelli, scarpe, gioielli, parrucche etc.

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        Histoire de L'Orfevrerie du Languedoc Generalites de Montpellier et de Toulouse. Repertoire des Orfevres Depuis Le Moyen-Age Jusqu'au Debut du XIX Siecle. 2 Volumes. A a C; D a L. Limited Edition

      Paris Theo & Florence Schmied 1964. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket Limited Edition 246/500 Green hardback cloth cover 270mm x 210mm (11" x 8"). xv, 547pp; xv, 473pp. Tissue guarded b/w plates. Volume II published 1966.

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        La divina commedia. Illustrazioni di Dalì

      Salani 1964 Le tre cantiche sono illustrate da 100 tavv. a colori, create da Salvador Dali', incise e stampate da Raymond Jacquet a Parigi, su carta di Rives. Importante edizione impressa dalla Stamperia Valdonega di Verona, su carta a mano Magnani. Tiratura di 2900 esemplari.

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        If Morning Ever Comes

      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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        The Pegasus book of the countryside

      Dennis Dobson Ltd., 1964.. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Good dust jacket. Clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, minor foxing to endpapers and at closed page edges, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has rubbing and creasing at the edges, and 3 short closed tears at the head of the spine, now internally strengthened with archival tape. An above average copy of one of BB's scarcer books, which is rarely encountered without library stamps

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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'.

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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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." .

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

      [Bookseller: Damms Antikvariat]
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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. .

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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. .

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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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