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        An Area of Darkness: An Experience of India

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

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        The Interrogation

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

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

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

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

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

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        Nothing Personal

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Knibb Family-Clockmakers

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

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      - In two volumes. Pp. [ii]+xiv+170(last blank)+[x]+171-336, numerous photographic illustrations, endpaper maps, bibliography, index; demy 4to; edges of boards faintly discoloured; dust wrappers, edges lightly rubbed and split, with a couple of tiny chips, closed tear at head of backstrip Volume I; edges of leaves slightly yellowed, minor production fault (slight soiling) p. 202; Georgian House, Melbourne, 1964. First edition, being one of 1,000 numbered copies signed by the authors. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        Nuclei and Particles. An Introduction to Nuclear and Subnuclear Physics.W. A. Benjamin: New York & Amsterdam, 1965.

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Bullet Through Banana "Banana Split", 1964 Original Photograph

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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        Original signed contract for the 1964 Lew Archer novel, "The Far Side of the Dollar

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

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        Leonard Cohen: Flowers for Hitler

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

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

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

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

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        Paintings and Statues from the Collection of President Sukarno of the Republic of Indonesia

      Tokyo. Publishing Committee of Paintings and Statues from the Collection of President Sukarno. 1964. Bound in ornate pictorial gilt decorated publishers faux morocco. Decorative fleural endsheets. Original red dustwrappers. Thick Folio (12" x 13.6"). First Edition. Text in English, Japanese and Bahasa. Illustrated throughout with 567 striking full page tipped-in colour plates of paintings, sculptures and porcelains. A tremendous overview of one of the finest collections of Eastern and Southeast Asian art. Tremndous in scope and production. Lacks cardboard slipcases. An occasional catch of extremely mild rubbing to covers. A Fine set in Very Good dustwrappers.

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        Blues For Mister Charlie

      New York: Dial Press, 1964 First edition, first printing. Signed and inscribed by Baldwin on the half title to G. P. Putnam editor in chief, William Targ: "For Bill Targ / All the best. / Jim Baldwin." Fine in a jacket with very light wear and rubbing to the extremities. Inscribed copies of this title in this condition are scarce.. Inscribed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover.

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      (AVEDON, RICHARD) (BALDWIN, JAMES). Avedon, Richard & James Baldwin. NOTHING PERSONAL - SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM RICHARD AVEDON. Signed Presentation Copy from the Photographer. Lucerne, SWITZERLAND: C.J. Bucher, 1964. First Edition. Small Folio. Silver Gilt Debossed Boards. Photography Monograph. Fair./No Jacket - As Issued. np, profusely illustrated in b&w gravure. Designed by Marvin Israel. Text in English. "Nothing Personal" is Richard Avedon&#39;s strikingly beautiful 1964 collaboration with noted literary lion James Baldwin. The photographer&#39;s second book, its images primarily hail from "Harper&#39;s Bazaar" and other magazine editorial work from the fifties and sixties. With figures from politics, society, fashion, literature, and the arts, it is a veritable who&#39;s who of power of the mid-Twentieth Century containing many of Avedon&#39;s most famous portraits including Dwight David Eisenhower in close up, the fragile Marilyn Monroe, a smug George Wallace, the pregnant Ted Kennedys in the surf, and many, many more. These are beautifully reproduced in stark black and white gravure, with Marvin Israel&#39;s book design here every bit the equal of the legendary Alexey Brodovitch&#39;s contribution for Avedon&#39;s first work, "Observations". An internally clean and sound example of the 1964 C.J. Bucher first Swiss edition with an English language text lacking a slipcase bearing the BOLDLY SIGNED PRESENTATION "For Dear ... with gratitude ever, Dick Avedon -" in black fountain pen on the verso of the front free endpaper showing some mild brown staining to a few pages along the foredge of the textblock. The binding has a bit of play, and the glossy white boards show some overall wear, soiling and light age-toning with abrasions through to the cardboard at the tips. In addition, the paper covering the spine seems to have separated and subsequently been non-professionally repaired with two overlapping strips of black linen library tape run along its length. All in all, a sharper copy in hand than it describes here of this classic volume. It has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 020143&

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        Nothing Personal

      New York: Atheneum Publishers, 1964. LAID IN THE BOOK IS A WHITE INDEX CARD SIGNED BY JAMES BALDWIN. Classic book by two major artists on the state of America in the 1960&#39;s. Illustrated with many now familiar photos by Avedon and a moving text by Baldwin. There are 64 black and white photographs + 2 fold out pages and some double page images. As usual with this book the slipcase has some wear. small amount of chipping and mends, some soiling to the white boards but otherwise its in pretty good shape. The book itself is in lovely condition with nice bright pages with a tiny faint spot to the top of one page that is almost invisible to the eye its that minor. The spine of the book has the usual toning to it which is also common and there is a small amount of wear and mends to the bottom of the spine. The white glossy boards (covers) are clean except for a touch of minute soiling. Vg/good. First Edition. Oversize Bds. In Slipcase.

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        Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

      Alfred A Knopf, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. New York: Knopf, 1964. First edition, first state with six line colophon. Hardcover. 162 pp. Very good, in a fair, unclipped jacket. Light rounding of the board corners. A portion of the spine is raised up into a small bump at the "O" in factory. Text block edges have light soil while the text interior is bright and clean. Jacket has some soil and has been repaired copiously with book tape.

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        Die Schonheit Japanischer Formen (The Beauty of Japan&#39;s "Native Elements")

      Tokyo, Japan: Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha, 1964. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Size=10.5x14.5. 182 Photos. (full book description) Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha, Tokyo, Japan, 1964. 1st Ed(AsSuch) Fine-/VG+, Hard Cover, With Slipcase. Size=10.5x14.5, 206pgs. 182 Photos. TEXT IN GERMAN (consisting of Introduction and Notes). First edition in German. First Edition, printed in Switzerland, following the original Japanese edition. Binding bright, clean and tight. Light tan fabric boards, 10-1/2" by 14-1/4". Brown Japanese characters on front cover, spine with title In German. DJ slightly rubbed from being taken in and out of the slipcase and has 1/2" and 1/4" tear bottom front edge, slight bubbles on rear pastedown endpaper, o.w. clean, bright and tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. White letters on the front panel, superimposed on color photograph, black letters on rear panel. Crease and short closed tear bottom edge front panel. Undecorated heavy gray stiff paper slip case, edge worn and is in Good+ condition. Introduction by Donald Richie (2-1/2 pages) devotes a short paragraph each to seven periods of Japanese history from Nar 710-793 through Meiji 1868-1912. Following are a total of 182 beautiful photographs on full page plates printed both sides, some are double page, three in color, created by Takeju Iwamiya, full images and dramatic close-ups of the artful use of stone, metal, textile, straw and bamboo. Everything from architectural elements to gardening tools and dolls! 13 pages German notes in the rear caption the photographs. A 3 page fold-out on heavy stock paper of 200 square 1-1/2", blue and white Japanese symbols. Donald Richie is indelibely associated with Japanese culture, from his anthology of Lafcadio Hearn to "The Films of Akira Kurosawa". A wonderfully produced volume on the everyday art of the Japanese. SCARCE!! 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!

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        You Only Live Twice. (a James Bond novel)

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1964, 1964. FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE, BINDING A. Pp.256. Publisher&#39;s black cloth-effect paper over boards with silver titles to spine and Japanese characters in gilt to upper, bamboo patterned endpapers, in original pictorial dustwrapper by Richard Chopping. With &#39;First Published 1964&#39; on the copyright page. A particularly fine copy, protected in a quarter leather box. This copy features one of the earliest jackets, entirely untrimmed and with extra wide jacket flaps, printed on the heavier stock. Such jackets are considered FINAL PROOF STATE, used to check the look and spacing of text etc. before printing began in earnest. The subsequent jackets had slimmer flaps with an angled corner cut, and were printed on regular dust-jacket stock. Rare. A12a (1.1).

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Third Annual American Negro Blues Festival

      Birmingham, England 1964. The American Negro Blues Festival was founded by the German blues producer Horst Lippmann. He introduced the British audience to some of the greats including Lightning Hopkins, Howling Wolf, Hubert Sumlin and the great Sonny Boy Williamson. Sonny Boy Williamson was to tour the U.K. in front of the Yardbirds with Eric Clapton on Guitar. Hubert Sumlin, died only last year after a long carrer and his funeral costs were paid by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. Recently at the White House at a concert celebrating the Blues in front of President Obama, Jagger shared with the audience about loving the blues from an early age, when he often saw Sonny Boy Williamson perform in England. He told how singer /harmonica player Williamson, took note of the blues-loving young bands like the Rolling Stones: "Those English boys, they want to play the blues real bad," he said. "And they do &#150; real bad.". Sonny Boy Williamson also wrote &#39;Eyesight To The Blind&#39; which was the only song on the Tommy soundtrack not written by The Who. VG, clean and bright with some folds but otherwise in Excellent condition. A very important and rare poster. VG, clean and bright with some folds but otherwise in Excellent condition. A very important and rare poster. VG, clean and bright with some folds but otherwise in Excellent condition. A very important and rare poster.

      [Bookseller: Holybourne Rare Books]
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      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,. 1964. cloth.. A fine copy in near fine dust jacket (the correct first printing. jacket with $5.95 price printed at top right corner of front flap). with touch of shelf wear at head and tail of spine panel and front. corner tips, tiny nick at center of rear spine fold, 7 mm closed tear. at lower edge of front panel. A sharp, clean example of a jacket. rarely found in superior condition. (#142711). First edition. Collects eight robot stories not in I, ROBOT (1950) and reprints his two early robot novels, THE CAVES OF STEEL (1954) and THE NAKED SUN (1957). See Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-16.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        The Terminal Beach: Short Stories

      Gollancz, 1964. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The third book by the author of THE DROWNED WORLD and EMPIRE OF THE SUN, a collection of twelve stories. Fine/Near Fine -- some crimping to the head of the dust jacket spine and along the top edge of the rear panel, else a clean copy. This book is from the library of the late noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens. . 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Come Back, Dr. Caligari

      Little Brown and Company, Boston-Toronto 1964 - There are two dust jackets with book price of $4.95 on flaps. They both have wear and tears. Ex-libris sticker with illustration on it on front inside page. Some old tape mark remnants on first & last pages. Stain to top of book which effects first few pages & to a few interior pages but slightly on those. Overall it is still in good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquarian Bookshelf]
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        SHAKESPEARE. Portfolio with one signed lithograph by Picasso

      Folio 18 1/16 x 13 3/16 (485x 335 mm) Red satin covered portfolio with a title after Picasso on the front cover. Red satin cover slipcase. Limited edition on 150 copies in Arches wove. A signed and numbered lithograph accompanies the edition, n 20/150, depicting Shakespeare portrait, loose as issued. The book also contains the reproductions of a series of drawings that Picasso drew in the 1964 on the fourth centenary of William Shakespeare?s birth. The slipcase is not in good conditions, as same the portfolio cover board. More pictures on request. Ref: Cramer #131.

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA-ILAB)]
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        Shanghai bo wu guan (Shanghai Museum bronzes),

      Shanghai People Fine Arts Publishing House 1964, - 2 large volumes 4to. Volume 1: 14 pp. and 100 plates with color illustrations tipped in. Volume 2 (Fu Ce, Appendix) : (6)-106 pp. illustrated in-text with some folding plates, original cloth binding, dustjackets. Complete set, limited to 1000 copies (this one n° 56). Bronzes of The Shanghai Museum, from Shang to Han Dynasty. Little tears to the extremities of dust jacket, otherwise very good. Heavy book, extra-postage will be required. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE L'OPIOMANE]
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        You Only Live Twice (a James Bond novel)

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1964, 1964. INSCRIBED ASSOCIATION COPY of the FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, with &#39;First Published 1964&#39; on copyright page; some later copies note &#39;First Published March 1964&#39;. 8vo., pp.256. Publisher&#39;s black cloth-effect paper over boards with silver titles to spine and Japanese characters in gilt to upper, bamboo patterned endpapers, in original pictorial dustwrapper by Richard Chopping. The book is near fine, with a very good wrapper showing a faint stain to upper and some toning to the spine panel. An attractive copy, housed in a black leather box by Zaehnsdorf. Inscribed by the author in blue ball point to the flyleaf "To Celestial Hiscock-san from Grateful Fleming-san". The recipient Eric Hiscock, was chief reviewer for the London Evening Standard and he also wrote for "The Bookseller". Hiscock received several James Bond books inscribed by Fleming, the earliest noted title being &#39;Moonraker&#39;. Gilbert, Jon; Ian Fleming: The Bibliography, page 388.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Shiny Narrow Grin -by Jane Gaskell ( a Vampire Story )

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1964, 1st Edition, 1st Printing -----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a very attractive Very Good dustjacket, light wear, rear panel of jacket is largely white with text and has rubbing and light soiling, set in the early 1960&#39;s around the Mod world of teenagers and young adults, kinda like the Boot Boys meet a bloodsucker, a strangely compelling story, an incredibly rare vampire novel, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Photo Cover.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup]
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        Les Chiens ont Soif

      Paris: Au Pont Des Arts. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine. LIMITED EDITION, WITH TWO SIGNED COLOR ETCHINGS BY MAX ERNST, and 25 additional color lithographs; one of only 250 copies (out of a total edition of 320). An evocative collaboration between the surrealist poet Prevert and the surrealist artist Ernst. The Livre d&#39;Artiste in the Twentieth Century 46. Paris: Au Pont Des Arts, 1964. Large folio, loose as issued in original lithographed paper wrappers; original buckram clamshell box. Fraying to box edges, some foxing to wrappers; interior and plates fine.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Treasure at Amorys. A Lone Pine Adventure.

      London, Newnes, 1964 - Octavo. Original blue pebble boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine bumped, owner's name to half title, dust jacket lightly rubbed, a smart copy. Illustrated by Terence Freeman. First edition, first impression. Number 15 in the Lone Pine Adventure series.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        John Emery-as read at the services in New York City, November 18, 1964

      New York: Privately Printed 1964 New York: Privately Printed, 1964. (STEINBECK, JOHN) First Edition, one of 200 copies for private distribution. 8vo. Half-tone portrait. Decorated paper boards, black morocco spine. Fine copy of a very rare Steinbeck piece. Not in Goldstone & Payne . With a 2pp. essay by Steinbeck about John Emery

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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      [Np: Privately Printed], 1964.. Quarter publisher&#39;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&#39;s and Steinbeck&#39;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 &#39;B&#39; item.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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      [Bookseller: CALLE 59 Libros]
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        Portfolio One: The Seasons

      San Francisco: Sierra Club 1964, 1st Edition. () Very good. Large folio (20.25" X 15"). 12 Original dye-transfer prints (measuring 10.5" X 8.5"), dry-mounted on Strathmore Illustration Board. With 4 page pamphlet (present in two copies, as usual) including title, list of plates, commentary by Porter, and colophon. Foxing to one of the two pamphlets. Corners of some of the mounting boards are slightly bumped, but the images are vibrant. Only the smallest scratch (< 0.25") to the front of Plate #7. Housed in original folding cloth box with ties and gilt title to front. Some rubbing to extremities of box, with 4 small spots of discoloration. Limited to 105 copies (100 for sale) of which this is #32. A nice copy of this influential set of prints by Eliot Porter. Porter left a job as a biomedical researcher at Harvard to pursue a life of professional photography. The collection presented here was intended to show "... Better than any reproduction can possibly do, this expansion of a point of view towards the use of color to interpret the world more freely... [and]&#133; to reveal color as a new dimension in the perception and representation of nature by means of photography." List of plates includes: "Maple Blossoms in a Woodland Pool," "Rhodora," "Aspens in Early Spring," "Eroded Rock," "Foxtail Grass," "Weeds in Rock Cracks," "Ponderosa Pine," "Spruce Trees and River," "Yellow Aspens," "Cypress Swamp," "Snow and Grass" and "Snow on Sand Dunes."..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1964) - Beautiful Fine, unread First Edition in its quite Near Fine dust jacket (creasing at folds and spine extremities) of this fascinating collection of autobiographical reminiscences of the author's time in Paris. Released posthumously, the book features some wonderful accompanying photographs of the author and his circle in that 'moveable feast', Paris in the 1920s. See also our British First Edition of this title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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        Blues for Mister Charlie

      New York: Dial Press, 1964. Blue lettered black cloth in decorative dust jacket. This copy signed on the endpaper by the author James Baldwin. It is also signed by cast members of it &#39;s first theatrical production. Al Freeman Jr., Diana Sands., Rip Torn, Larry Blyden and Lincoln Kilpatrick. There is wear to extremities of the book and dark dust jacket which as usual shows scuffing. A unique copy of a significant book.. Signed By the Author and Cast. 1st Edition. Cloth. VG+/VG. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions]
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        Autograph Note Signed on a group of typed poems by Ray Durem, 11 separate pp of 4to and oblong 8vo sheets, n.p., n.d. but circa 1954

      Hughes pens his note in a bold hand on the title page of the poems typed on onionskin paper. In full, ?For Paul [Breman]-an interesting (I think) but mostly unpublished Negro poet.? He signs boldly, ?Langston Hughes.? Hughes refers to Ray Durem whose early poems attracted Hughes. He tried to find a publisher for Durem, and after Durem?s death, included the poem, ?Award? in his anthology, ?New Negro Poets USA,? (1964). Hughes writes his note on the title page of Durem?s group of poems titled, ?Poems by Ray Durem...1954.? Paul Bremen (1931-2008) is the Dutch born bookseller, writer and publisher whose help Hughes sought on behalf of Durem. Included is Bremen?s soft cover publication of Durem?s ?Take no prisoners,? published in London in 1971. Bremen published three of the typed poems in the group offered here.

      [Bookseller: David Schulson Autographs]
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      New York, Atheneum Publishers, 1964.. FIRST EDITION 1964, WITH SIGNED POSTCARD BY AVEDON, 365 x 265 mm, 14½ x 10½ inches, 64 black and white photographs, 2 fold out pages, some double page images, 92 pages in total, in the original publisher&#39;s glossy white boards with black lettering on silver panels to upper and lower cover and black lettering to spine, slipcase with same design. Spine just very slightly darkened, slight bump and small chip to surface at head of spine, small split to surface paper at tail of lower hinge, neatly glued down, neat inscription dated 1965 on front endpaper. Slipcase slightly worn along the edges, slightly rubbed on silver panels and with a few light scratches to the sides. A very good copy in a good slipcase. Laid in the book is an original photo postcard by Avedon, of his famous photograph "Dovima with Elephants". SIGNED in ink by him on the back. The image of the card has a few tiny white flaws to surface. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Pilgrim At Sea [Signed / Ingraverat] [Pilgrim på havet]

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1964. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. A Very Good copy of the First UK edition, first printing (spine ends gently pushed, lower front corner bent, lower rear corner bumped) in a Very Good dust jacket (light toning to the spine and to each panel&#39;s upper edge, short tear where the rear panel meets the spine head, common handling soil), SIGNED BY PAR LAGERKVIST on the title page as follows: "from Par Lagerkvist"; a continuation of an allegorical tale by the great Swedish poet, playwright, novelist, and essayist attempting to polarize the Christian ethos and modern attitudes (being a sequel to "The Death of Ahasuerus" and being the fourth and planned final installment of Lagerkvist&#39;s tetralogy consisting of "Barabbas", "The Sybil", "The Death of Ahasuerus", and "Pilgrim at Sea" -- Lagerkvist&#39;s "The Holy Land" turned out to be a fifth installment in the allegory). Elected in 1940 as one of the 18 "Immortals" of the Swedish Academy, Lagerkvist was as highly influential writer from his twenties into his seventies, and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1951 "for the artistic vigour and true independence of mind with which he endeavors in his poetry to find answers to the eternal questions confronting mankind". Signed copies of Lagerkvist&#39;s works are quite scarce and, beyond our shelves, signed copies in English translation are especially so. This copy belonged to actor and decorated WWII Navy Veteran Douglas Fairbanks whose bookplate resides on the front pastedown. A Very Good copy in a Very Good dust jacket and with an excellent Provenance, SIGNED BY PAR LAGERKVIST. QUITE SCARCE.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        A Letter From John Steinbeck Explaining Why He Could Not Write An Introduction For This Book.

      n.p. (NY), Random House, 1964 - n.p. (NY), Random House, 1964, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. A separate printing of this non-introduction that was in fact used as an introduction to a book by Ted Patrick entitled The Thinking Dog's Man, Steinbeck and Patrick were well-acquainted as he was the editor of "Holiday" magazine which often published Steinbeck, this promotional item is extremely scarce and seldom comes on the market, Goldstone & Payne A41a, Morrow 270. Vertical crease throughout, else fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman ABAA]
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