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        You Only Live Twice

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

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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        Poor Richard: The Almanacks for the Years 1733-1758

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

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        Im hinblick *

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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. and CHARLIE AND THE GREAT GLASS ELEVATOR. The further adventures of Charlie Bucket and Willy Wonka chocolate-maker extraordinary

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

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        THE FLYING TRAPEZE. Three Crises for Physicists

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

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

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

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        Up for Grabs (Signed First Edition)

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

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

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        A Right to Die (Signed First Edition)

      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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        A Moveable Feast

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1964. Octavo. Publisher's proof card wrappers. Spine somewhat tanned, creasing to spine and corners, some rubbing to spine and front wrapper, a very good copy. Uncorrected Proof copy of Hemingway's paean to the Paris of his twenties.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Francis Bacon

      UK: Thames and Hudson. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1964. 1st Edition. Hardcover. **HEAVY Book - Shipping more than doubled for International, 50% surcharge for OZ orders** . Excellent copy , 27 colour plates, 260 monochrome plates. Catalogue raisonne and documentation by Ronald Alley. Minor rubbing and discolouration to boards . A touch of spotting to prelims. Plates in good order. JACKET: Worn at edges , small tear to top of spine, not price-clipped. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

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      houghton mifflin co the biberside press cambridge 1964 - 4TH PRINTING STATED hardcover VERY GOOD/dustjacket VERY GOOD brodart covered, SIGNED/INSCRIBED by President LYNDON B JOHNSON the half title page to William N Posner delegate to the democratic national conventionon 1956 & candidate for presidential elector for new york 1956 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        The Wild Goose and the Eagle. A Life of Marshal von Browne, 1705-1757.

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1964 - Octavo. Original red cloth, title gilt to the spine. With the dust jacket. Slight crease at the head of the spine, else a very good copy in slightly rubbed jacket, mild chipping at the edges, short closed tear at the head of the upper panel. 8 plates, maps to the text, some of them full-page. First edition of Duffy's first book, extremely uncommon. The son of Irish exiles, Maximilian Ulysses von Browne served with distinction in the Austrian service in the War of the Austrian Succession and the Seven Years' War. He died in 1757 of wounds inflicted at the Battle of Prague. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Wood-block with medallion-shaped design of a Red Indian smoking a pipe against a background of the sea and 2 sailing ships with the legend De Jonge Amerikaan

      The Netherlands. Original woodblock with the trademark of an early nineteenth-century Dutch tobacco manufacturing firm used for stamping bale labels or wrappers for snuff tobacco (“Rappee”) consignments. The design shows a Red Indian clad in a loin cloth and feathers smoking a pipe against a backdrop of the sea with two sailing ships. The legend reads “De Jonge Amerikaan,” or “The Young American.” The central medallion is topped with a crown, tobacco leaves, spindles, and a trifork and winged staff, the attributes of Neptune and Hermes, gods of maritime travel. At the bottom the medallion is supported by further spindles and tobacco leaves, a trunk and a sack bearing the number 19. “Rappee” was a coarser cut of snuff which was grated before use; snuff boxes often contained a grater for this purpose. *On tobacco trade labels see Brongers, Georg A., Nicotiana Tabacum: the history of tobacco-smoking in the Netherlands, Groningen, Niemeijer, 1964, pp. 123-135.. [10.7 x 8 cm]

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        The Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton, Documents and Commentary. Five Volumes [complete]

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

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        La bière éternelle, de la bière de Sumer à la bière de Müller *

      Ides et Calendes, Neuchâtel 15.5.1964. - Broché 30 x 22, couverture illustrée couleur rempliée. Dans la ligne des albums très illustrés de cette période, au point qu'ils sont presqu'intelligibles sans le texte, un "iconotexte" dit-on aujourd'hui.Le nôtre comprend deux grands dessins originaux aquarellés de l'auteur, prolongé par quelques dédicaces et deux billets autographes au destinataire de ce livre, le directeur de la Brasserie Müller qui est probablement à l'origine de ce livre de circonstance. Un petit manus-tapuscrit corrigé de huit pages, évoquant des aspects historiques et économiques de la firme et du milieu, couronne le tout.Pour un exemplaire tout nu, enlever un zéro.Prost ! Image visible sur site céleste. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        COFFIN I

      Hearse Press n.d. [1964], Eureka, CA - Printed folder containing 42 broadsides of various sizes published between 1960 and 1964 and included here in together for the first time. Contains three small broadsides by Bukowski: "The Old Man on The Corner," "His Wife the Painter," and "Waste Basket," as well as the leaflet, "The Paper on the Floor." Other contributors include Henry Miller. In a letter from editor E.V. Griffith about this work that was sold with another copy, he stated: "The correct number of items in the COFFIN portfolio is 41, but it is listed in some dealers’ catalogs as containing less. I suspect that the disparity is because two much-sought- after items---Fielding Dawson’s ‘The Canoe’ and Larry Eigner’s ‘God/ but the silence grows’-- are sometimes filched from the portfolio by dealers and sold seperately." [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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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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        Shamansim. Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy. Translated from the French by Willard R. Trask.

      New York: Pantheon Books, 1964 - Octavo. Original red cloth, black cloth backstrip, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with some nicks and short splits and faded spine panel. First US edition, first printing. This groundbreaking study of shamanism was first published in France in 1951. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Eve of Saint Venus

      London, Sidgwick and Jackson,, 1964. Octavo. Original green boards, titles to spine gilt. With the Pagram dust jacket. Housed in a green cloth slipcase. With illustrations by Edward Pagram. One or two pages spotted but an excellent copy in the dust jacket. First Edition, First Impression. With the signed presentation inscriptions of both author and artist to the front free endpaper. Scarce thus.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      (SUTNAR, LADISLAV) (CAPA, CORNELL). Goodman FAIA, Percival, Alexander Kouzmanoff, Michael Gassman, John Friedmann, Alan Balfour & Susan Goodman. BREAK-THROUGH TO THE HUDSON RIVER: A PLAN FOR YONKERS TO PEEKSKILL. New York: Columbia University School of Architecture, 1964. First Edition. Oblong 4to. Spiral Bound Self-Wrappers. Architecture Monograph. Near Fine. np (48pp), profusely illustrated in b&w and color. Designed by Ladislav Sutnar. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. Published in 1964 under the sponsorship of Richard L. Ottinger and family, this is the report of a Columbia University School of Architecture plan for the modernization of New York's Hudson River and the towns along its Westchester County banks from Yonkers to Peekskill. Art directed by the pioneering Czechoslovakian-born, New York-based graphic designer Ladislav Sutnar, it combines maps, architectural renderings and photographs by Cornell Capa to visually stunning effect. An internally bright, most handsome copy of this uncommon item whose wrappers show just a touch of wear and handling. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 022329&

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        WARREN REPORT. The Official Report on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy. [With a PrintedLetter Signed by President Ford in 1997 endorsing the findings of the Commission]

      (New York):: Associated Press,, 1964. Very Good+. SIGNED AND DATED BY GERALD R. FORD on the title page without personalization. In addition there is a PRINTED LETTER SIGNED AND DATED (3/19/97) BY PRESIDENT FORD. It is on his engraved stationery with the seal of the President of the United States and tipped to the front paste down. The letter reads in full: "In 1964, the Warren Commission unanimously decided: / 1. Lee Harvey Oswald was the assassin, and / 2. The Commission found no evidence of a conspiracy, foreign or domestic. / As a member of the Commission, I endorsed those conclusions in 1964 and fully agree now as the sole / surviving Commission Member / (Signed) Gerald R. Ford / 3/19/97" The book itself is in Very Good+ condition with mild cover edge wear, toning eps due to binding glue--not affecting President Ford's letter or signatures. The letter and signatures are Fine. 8vo. xiii, 366 pp.

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        Signed illustration of Warholís ìCampbellís Tomato Juice Cartonî

      Printed Artwork Signed ìAndy Warhol.î Black & white, 5.75î x 9î. Andy Warholës ìCampbellís Tomato Juice Carton / Painted wood / Executed in 1964.î Lot 50 on the 96th and last page of the Sotheby Parke-Bernet auction catalogue, Sale 3118, Important Contemporary Paintings & Sculpture, November 18, 1970, from the Donald and Lynn Factor Collection. Lightly creased, not image. Fine condition. On verso is an almost full page b&w illustration of Lot 49, Roy Lichtensteinís ìPistolî (1964).

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        Original Photograph By John Reeves

      Toronto, N.D.: John Reeves Souster, Raymond 14" x 11" 1964 original silverprint by John Reeves, Titled & Signed by Reeves on the border. In fine condition. $550.00. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Sometimes A Great Notion

      Viking Press, New York, 1964. Sometimes A Great Notion by Ken Kesey. First printing in first issue dust jacket. Publisher: Viking Press, New York, (1964). First printing with publisher’s device on the half-title page. First issue jacket with photographer’s credit and two lines of bio on the rear flap. Dust jacket is in very good plus condition, minor wear to the top and bottom of the spine and fore edge corners. Dust jacket is not price clipped with a price of $7.50. Binding is in fine condition. Contents clean. 628 pages. Protected by Mylar. Inventory #11-086.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.

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        Sometimes A Great Notion [First Issue]

      New York: Viking Press, 1964. First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine+. First Edition, First Printing, First Issue, as indicated by the following points: “First published in 1964 by The Viking Press, Inc.” stated on copyright page with no mention of additional printings; publisher’s turquoise stain to top edge; publisher's logo (a viking ship) on the half-title; author photo credited to "Hank Krangler" and two lines of biographical information on rear dust jacket flap. Tall, thick 8vo; [8], 628pp. Publisher's coarsely woven, mottled green cloth, the upper cover and spine stamped in black and green; in a black, blue, green and white typographic dust jacket (price-clipped). Fine (and apparently unread), in a Near Fine or better jacket with very light rubbing to the spine tips. The author's second novel (after One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest). 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.

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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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        Killer in the Rain

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

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      Austin: The Alcalde Press, (1964). First Edition. Hardcover. Corners with gold-plated protectors added. Rubbing of leather at the head of the spine. Very Good or better and quite scarce in this presentation binding. One of a very small but unkown number of copies bound in full red leather with a gilt decoration of a saddle on the front cover and gilt lettering on the spine. Illustrated with drawings by Mac Tatchell and photographs; 80 pages. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the President on the title page: "To Dorothy Nichols/with love--/Lyndon B. Johnson." Dorothy Nichols was a personal secretary and assistant to Johnson from the time he was a freshman congressman until the end of his presidency. She was the first female assistant Johnson hired. They were so close that Johnson gave her away at her wedding and included her in his will. Books genuinely signed by LBJ are quite scarce, and most of those are copies of THE VANTAGE POINT, usually signed on a bookplate and sometimes on a tipped-in page as issued by The First Edition Circle. Association copies, such as this, are extremely difficult to come by.

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        Poet, Printer, Prophet. A Study of The Illuminated Books of William Blake

      London and Paris: The Trianon Press,, 1964. Poet, printer, Prophet. Tall quarto. Original quarter red morocco, marbled sides, titles to spine and top edge gilt. In the publisher's matching marbled slipcase. Colour frontispiece and illustrations throughout by William Blake. Spine a little faded. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of numbered copies specially bound and signed by the author on the limitation leaf. With a loosely inserted double-sided manuscript letter from Geoffrey Keynes to a Mr. Pratt regarding a Blake plate. Keynes (1887–1982) was an academic, biographer, and the younger brother of John Maynard Keynes. He was a world authority on Blake, and was instrumental in the production of the Trianon facsimiles, writing the accompanying bibliographical texts and contributing material from his own collection.

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      1964. 1. (MONTRESOR,BENI)illus. MAY I BRING A FRIEND? by Beatrice Schenk de Regniers. NY: Atheneum 1964 (1964). 4to (8 x 9 3/4"), cloth, slight bit of rubbing to top of spine else Fine in dust wrapper (dw with 2 small holes and some fading in spots, no medal, not price clipped). Stated 1st edition. Illustrated with bright color illustrations and with detailed black and whites in Montresor's distinctive style. CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER. First editions of this title are very scarce.

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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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      Orla 1964 - Lang: Español 0 Soporte: Entelado/On linen. Localidad: Puerto de Sta. Maria. Tamaño del cartel: 64x97 El cartel está en buenas condiciones.

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        SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH Inscribed to Barry Goldwater

      [Washington, DC], [@1964-1966]. Photograph. Fine and exceptional. Official oversized (14" x 11") White House photograph of Lyndon Johnson and Barry Goldwater walking down a hall with Johnson's hand on Goldwater's back and looking behind him at an open door where a few men are gathered. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the President on the blank margin below the image: "To Barry Goldwater/from his favorite target - Lyndon B. Johnson." Goldwater, a five-term senator from Arizona, lost the race for president to Johnson in 1964. Known as "Mr. Conservative," he is the politician most often credited for sparking the resurgence of the American conservative political movement in the 1960s and also had a substantial impact on the libertarian movement. He returned to the U.S. Senate in 1969 and served until 1987, succeeded by John McCain. In 1974, as an elder statesman of the party, Goldwater forced the resignation of Richard Nixon when the evidence of cover-up became overwhelming and impeachment was imminent. By the 1980s, the increasing influence of the Christian right on the Republican Party so conflicted with Goldwater's libertarian views that he became a vocal opponent of the religious right on issues such as abortion, gay rights, and the role of religion in public life. After painting his opponent as a right-wing legislator who wanted to abolish the social welfare programs created in the 1930s (such as Social Security), Johnson easily won the Presidency over Goldwater in 1964, carrying 44 of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Goldwater, who had opposed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 based on his view that the act was an intrusion of the federal government into the affairs of states, won his home state of Arizona and five states of the Deep South, the first Republican to win the electoral votes of those states since Reconstruction. Johnson won 61.1% of the national popular vote, which remains the highest popular-vote percentage won by a U.S. presidential candidate since 1820. In 1965 Johnson instituted three new social welfare programs: Medicare, Medicaid, and the War on Poverty.

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        Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

      Alfred A Knopf, 1964. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Alfred A Knopf, New York 1964. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Dated 1964 on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. No ISBN. Six lines of text at the colophon. Rare Book. Illustrated by Joseph Schindelman. Book Condition: Very Good+, light spots at the rear board and at the page edges, bump at the spine, light spots on the pages. Dust Jacket Condition: Good-, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, original jacket priced at $3.95 at the front flap, shelf wear and chipping, darkening and spots, tears repaired with tape at the opposite side of the jacket.

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        Rencontres. Jeune peinture et sculpture internationales *

      Galerie Krugier, Genève (11.1964). - En feuilles 33 x 25, couverture illustrée. Les estampes originales sont de Antes, Bertholo, Hockney, Luginbühl, Rancillacv, Télémaque et Uhry.

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        Histoire de l'art (2 vols) I-l'art antique/l'art médiéval/l'art renaissant II-l'art moderne/l'esprit des formes

      Jean jacques pauvert, 1964. in4 Relié jaquette

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        Dinny Gordon Junior [with] Original Dust Jacket Art

      Macrae Smith Philadelphia: Macrae Smith. (1964). Original gouache and pencil cover art for Dinny Gordon Junior by illustrator Evelyn Copeman depicting the winning teen ingenue smiling up at an all-American boy. The image measures approximately 7" x 8.5" (on 13" x 20" artist board). It is accompanied by a clear overlay with the title and author's name affixed, a sheet of tissue paper with various notes for the printer, and additional blank sheet with a warning about handling the original art; once attached to the board by tape but now loose. The art is fine and bright; the other items showing some toning from the tape, along with a few spots and a couple of tears. It is accompanied by a fine third printing of the book in an else fine price-clipped dustwrapper.In the article Dinny Gordon: Proto-Feminist, that appeared in the March 2006 issue of the Journal of American Culture, writer Joyce Litton posits that Anne Emery's most beloved character, Dinny Gordon, who had aspirations of a nontraditional career and delayed marriage, was a transitional character between the portrayal of the 1950s female in family life and the more enlightened feminist of the mid-to-late 1960s. While it's a little hard to tell from the jacket art, this volume has Dinny confronting not only the typical teen problems such as liking two different boys and losing her job as a result of a shoplifting incident, but also confronting the prejudice of her friends when a Jewish family moves into her neighborhood. Take that, Gidget. .

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        Bright November. Poems

      The Fortune Press, London [1964]. 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'.. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.

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        Molecular Microwave Oscillator and New Hyperfine Structure in the Microwave Spectrum of NH3. WITH: Infrared and Optical Masers

      Lancaster PA and New York: American Institute of Physics. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good. FIRST EDITIONS of two landmark papers by Charles Townes on the development of the laser. Townes shared the 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics "for fundamental work in the field of quantum electronics, which has led to the construction of oscillators and amplifiers based on the maser-laser principle" Einstein suggested "that under the proper circumstances atoms could release excess energy as light-either spontaneously or when stimulated by light... In 1951 Charles H. Townes, then at Columbia University in New York City, thought of a way to generate stimulated emission at microwave frequencies. At the end of 1953, he demonstrated a working device that focused 'excited' ammonia molecules in a resonant microwave cavity, where they emitted a pure microwave frequency. Townes named the device a maser, for 'microwave amplification by the stimulated emission of radiation'... An intense burst of maser research followed in the mid-1950s, but masers found only a limited range of applications as low-noise microwave amplifiers and atomic clocks. In 1957 Townes proposed to his brother-in-law and former postdoctoral student at Columbia University, Arthur L. Schawlow (then at Bell Laboratories), that they try to extend maser action to the much shorter wavelengths of infrared or visible light... Townes and Schawlow published their ideas for an 'optical maser' [later called a laser] in a seminal paper in the December 15, 1958, issue of Physical Review" (Britannica). The 1958 paper provided the blueprint for the laser, which was eventually used by Theodore Maiman to construct the first successful laser in 1960. TOWNES, C.H.; GORDON, J.P; ZEIGER, H.J. Molecular Microwave Oscillator and New Hyperfine Structure in the Microwave Spectrum of NH3, in The Physical Review, Vol. 95, No. 1, pp. 282-284; July 1, 1954. Quarto, original wrappers. Small, early owner signature at top of front wrapper, some fading to spine; otherwise fine. WITH: SCHAWLOW, A.L.; TOWNES, C.H. Infrared and Optical Masers, in The Physical Review, Vol. 112, No. 6, pp. 1940-1949, December 15, 1958. Quarto, original wrappers rebacked. Stamp of National Bureau of Standards at top of front wrapper, otherwise fine. Note: A custom cloth box is available for an additional $250.

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        Teo pulcino curioso.

      Malipiero 1964 15 splendidi bozzetti originali eseguiti a tempera da DANIELA PITTON: l'intero apparato illustrativo del volume TEO PULCINO CURIOSO edito da Malipiero per la collana "I racconti di Nonno Topo" (1963-65), n. 8.UN PICCOLO CAPOLAVORO. I bozzetti sono stati esposto nell'ambito della mostra "C'era tante volte...dal bozzetto originale al libro narrativa anni '60 - '90 per bambini e ragazzi" tenutasi a Parma nel novembre 2010. I bozzetti sono accompagnati da note bio-bibliografiche relative all'artista e da una breve intervista da lei rilasciata in occasione della mostra di Parma.

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        Roy Lichtenstein "rose" & Pierre Alechinsky "tireur de langue" (Limited Ed. lithographys on linen from the "1 Cent Life" (One Cent Life) Portfolio

      Bern Kornfeld 1964 - This is 1 lithograph by Roy Lichtenstein and 1 by Pierre Alechinsky from the "1Cent Life" (One Cent Life) portfolio; they are printed on linen over the front of back of hard boards; the Roy Lichtenstein is titled "rose", and the Pierre Alechinsky is titled "tireur de langue"; published in an edition of 2000 copies; neither is signed; size of each board: 16-3/8 x 11-3/8in (approx: 41.1x30.2cm), when folded out: 25-1/8 x 16-3/8in; just a very tiny faint spot at top left in the pink part of "rose", and the back of the Alechinsky on the white linen is a small spot, otherwise both are in VERY GOOD COND.

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