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        JAMES BOND. Live and let die. For your eyes only. Moonraker. From Russia, with love. Dr NO. Diamonds are forever.Reliure plein maroquin corail

      Pan Books Ltd, London, 1964 - Pan Books Ltd, London, 1964 Ensemble de 6 volumes in-18 (18 x 11 cm). Reliure plein maroquin corail, auteur et titre dorés au dos, doublure de placage de sycomore naturel sertie dans un encadrement du même maroquin, garde de placage de sycomore naturel, toutes tranches dorées. Les couvertures illustrées ainsi que les dos des brochés d'origine sont conservés en parfait état. Ensemble de reliure d'une parfaite exécution et conservées à l'état proche du neuf. Les reliures semblent contemporaines des éditions (vers 1964 ou peu de temps après). Papier uniformément teinté. Texte en anglais. EXEMPLAIRE EXCEPTIONNEL D'ÉDITIONS PAN BOOKS LUXUEUSEMENT RELIÉ EN MAROQUIN DE QUALITÉ.Tous les volumes sont des tirages de l'année 1964. En voici le détail : Diamonds are forever (17e tirage) ; Dr NO (15e tirage) ; From Russia, with love (16e tirage) ; Moonraker (18e tirage) ; For your eyes only (11e tirage) ; Live and let die (15e tirage). Les éditions originales anglaises ont paru comme suit : Diamonds are forever (1956) ; Dr NO (1958) ; From Russia, with love (1957) ; Moonraker (1955) ; For your eyes only (1960) ; Live and let die (1954). Ian Fleming meurt en août 1964 et laisse 14 James Bond parus entre 1953 (Casino Royale) et 1966 (Octopussy and the Living Daylights). Les couvertures illustrées par l'éditeur Pan Books contribuent au succès de la saga du plus célèbre espion britannique. 007 a bercé déjà plus de 3 générations d'inconditionnels. Tous les James Bond écrits par Ian Fleming ont été portés à l'écran. La couverture de From Russia with love reprend les images du film avec Sean Connery dans le rôle titre, sorti au cinéma l'année précédente (1963). Les volumes Pan Books, simples éditions de poche, n'étaient pas destinés à survivre au temps de cette manière. La reliure en maroquin de grande qualité qui a été donnée à ces 6 James Bond sur des brochés neufs dénote une envie de laisser un exemplaire exceptionnel, voire unique, pour les générations futures. De tels exemplaires doivent se compter sur les doigts d'une seule main et ont sans aucun doute été commandités par un total fan. Note de la Rédaction : Et ne me dites pas qu'on trouve des exemplaires brochés de ces éditions entre 10 et 30 euros pièce selon l'état, je le sais. Trouvez moi un autre exemplaire relié en plein maroquin plutôt. SUPERBE ET EXCEPTIONNEL EXEMPLAIRE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie L'amour qui bouquine]
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        Oeuvres complètes.

      Le Chant des sphères, 1964. Luxueuse édition des oeuvres de François RABELAIS (1494?-1553), illustrée de 31 planches couleurs de JEHAN DE GENIE, pseudonyme de Jean GRADASSI; complète en 5 volumes: 1/"Gargantua", 2/"Pantagruel", 3/"Le Tiers livre", 4/"Le Quart livre", 5/"Cinquiesme livre", texte suivi d'un glossaire, de 2 dessins couleurs originaux et d'une suite sépia (reliée dans le volume) des 31 planches. Tirage sur vélin de Docelles à 2500 exemplaires; 1 des 100, justifié n°60, avec 2 dessins originaux couleurs signés par l'artiste, une suite en sépia des 31 hors texte, et une reproduction couleurs de l'une des planches, sous cadre (après 16 exemplaires de tête, davantage enrichis). Bel exemplaire bien complet des 31 planches couleurs, des 2 dessins originaux et de la suite reliés dans le 5è volume, et de la reproduction d'un dessin sous cadre. Français

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        Problemi e prospettive dell'informazione economica in Italia

      Litografia Tilli, ROMA 1964 - ITALIANO volume in brossura, la copertina in cartoncino stampato mostra aloni e fioriture e bordi stanchi, i tagli e le pagine si mostrano scurite, la legatura salda

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        You Only Live Twice

      UK: Jonathan Cape, 1964. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. You Only Live Twice by Ian Fleming First Edition Jonathan Cape 1964. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Covers fine in like dust jacket, not price clipped.

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        [Four Autograph Letters, Signed, and One Autograph Note, Signed]

      King's College, Cambridge, 1964. Seven and one-half pages, in ink, on blue aerogramme stationary, with integral mailing addresses and usual postmarks and folds. Opened a little roughly at a few folds, but overall very good. To Gilbert A Harrison, editor of THE NEW REPUBLIC, based in Washington D.C., granting permission for their republication of one of his articles, sending thanks for Italian travel recommendations (and describing his stay), and writing on literary/political matters: "[21Jan. 1955] ... I have touched from time to time on the subject, or rather subjects, mentioned ... recently in the Listener and the New Statesman, and less recently in Two Cheers for Democracy, and I shall be touching on them again in the February number of The Twentieth Century. I'm afraid though that I have not the ... ability to compile a considered statement on the situation over here for American readers ...," and "[3 Feb. 1955] ... The Twentieth Century is the successor of the old and once famous Nineteenth Century, and has lately been acquired by the proprietor of the Observer. I do not expect that my brief 'letter' will interest you, if it does please let me know what fee you suggest. I have spoken to Mr. William Plomer, and he says that if you care to write to him and tell him what is in your mind he will be happy to consider it ... He is bringing out a new volume of satirical ballads shortly--. The censorship book is most amusing and well up to date. The only omission is the recent prosecution of Messrs William Heinemann and William Baxter for the latter's novel The Image and the Search. At the trials the jury disagreed. At the third trial the prosecution offered no evidence (a customary procedure in this country) and publisher and author were acquitted -- I believe there has been no trouble over the book in America. TE Lawrence's The Mint comes out next week. There are 'obscenities' in it, but I doubt it being attacked." Kirkpatrick notes five Forster contributions to THE NEW REPUBLIC.

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        You Only Live Twice.

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1964. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine in silver, Japanese characters to front board in gilt, wood grain endpapers. With the Richard Chopping designed dust jacket. Housed in a custom black quarter morocco solander box. A few pencilled underlines in the first two chapters, free endpapers slightly browned, a couple of very faint spots to rear panel of jacket; an excellent, bright copy. First edition, first impression, one of two dedication copies, inscribed by Fleming to one of the two dedicatees, Richard Hughes, on the front free endpaper: "To Dikko-san from Fleming-san. With all affection." In 1959, Ian Fleming was given a licence to travel. Fleming had written seven James Bond novels when he was approached by one of his colleagues at The Sunday Times with a plum journalistic assignment: to take a five-week, all-expenses-paid trip to visit the world's most exciting cities. Fleming's trip took in Hong Kong, Macau and Tokyo, then Honolulu, and home via the major U.S. cities. Along the way, he gathered material for his novels and his journalism: his Thrilling Cities tour became a popular newspaper series and a bestselling guidebook, while also furnishing much of the backdrop and research for the five Bond novels and seven short stories that would follow. In Tokyo, Fleming's local guide was Richard "Dikko" Hughes, The Sunday Times's Far East correspondent, an ebullient, hard-drinking Australian ex-boxer and part-time spy for MI6. Hughes recruited a Japanese journalist, Toreo "Tiger" Saito, to join them. Fleming was clear about what he wanted to do. "With only three days in Japan, I decided to be totally ruthless," he wrote. "No politicians, museums, temples, Imperial palaces or tea ceremonies? I wanted to explore Ginza, have the most luxurious Japanese bath, spend an evening with geishas, take a day trip into the country, eat large quantities of raw fish, for which I have a weakness, and ascertain whether saké was truly alcoholic or not." The local guides were repaid when Fleming immortalised them both, little disguised, in You Only Live Twice. Hughes became the model for Richard Lovelace "Dikko" Henderson, the Australian spy stationed in Japan; Saito, a "chunky, reserved man who looked like a fighter", would become the fictional Tiger Tanaka, head of the Japanese secret service. The book is jointly dedicated: "To Richard Hughes and Torao Saito But for whom etc. ?" Hughes features prominently in chapter 4, "Dikko on the Ginza": "The huge right fist crashed into the left palm with the noise of a ·45 pistol shot. The great square face of the Australian turned almost purple and the veins stood out on the grizzled temples?" Later, Hughes's character is described as looking "like a middle-aged prize fighter who had retired and taken to the bottle". On page 53, Fleming describes how, "that evening they had gone for more serious drinking to Henderson's favourite bar, Melody's, off the Ginza, where everybody called Henderson 'Dikko' or 'Dikko-san'." Hughes was also the model for Bill Craw in John le Carre's The Honourable Schoolboy.

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        Prints from the Mourlot Press. Exhibition sponsored by the French Embassy circulated by the Traveling Exhibition Service of the national Collection of Fine Arts Smithsonian Institution 1964-1965.

      (Paris, Mourlot, 1964). 4°. Mit (inkl. Umschlag) 18 meist ganzs. farb. Orig.-Lithographien u. 4 ganzs. farb. Abbildungen. 64 S., 7 Bll., OKart. m. illustr. OUmschlag (mit einer farb. Orig.-Lithographie von Marc Chagall). Eines von 2000 (ges. 2200) Exemplaren auf Velin d\'Arches. - Erste Ausgabe dieses Katalogs zur Ausstellung der Mourlot Press in den U.S.A. mit einem Vorwort von Jean Adhemar und einem Nachwort von Fernand Mourlot. - Mit Original-Lithographien von Marc Chagall (Umschlag); Pablo Picasso; Joan Miro; Andre Beaudin; Maurice Esteve; Henri Matisse; Paul Guiramand; Richard Florsheim; Bernard Cathelin; Andre Brasilier; Maurice Brianchon; Jean Cocteau; Andre Minaux; Paul Jenkins; Alexandre Calder; Akira Kito; Alberto Giacometti u. Alfred Manessier. - Rückendeckel etw. fleckig. Papierbedingt etw. gebräunt. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Prints from the Mourlot Press. Exhibition sponsored by the French Embassy circulated by the Traveling Exhibition Service of the national Collection of Fine Arts Smithsonian Institution 1964-1965, Marc Chagall (Umschlag); Pablo Picasso; Joan Miro; Andre Beaudin; Maurice Esteve; Henri Matisse; Paul Guiramand; Richard Florsheim; Bernard Cathelin; Andre Brasilier; Maurice Brianchon; Jean Cocteau; Andre Minaux; Paul Jenkins; Alexandre Calder; Akira Kito; Alberto Giacometti u. Alfred Manessier

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        ORIGINAL January 27, 1965 Invitation to the Nobel Peace Prize Dinner at the Dinkler Plaza Hotel in Atlanta (Honoring Dr. King for his 1964 Nobel Peace Prize)

      Nobel Peace Prize Dinner, Atlanta, GA 1964 - 5 1/4 X 4 1/8 Inches (folded dimensions). Single sheet, folded. Scarce original January 27, 1965 engraved invitation to attend the dinner in Atlanta honoring Martin Luther King Jr., the 1964 winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. "You are cordially invited to attend a dinner honoring the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize Winner - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - an Atlanta Citizen on Wednesday, January 27, 1965 - Seven o'clock in the evening at the Dinkler Plaza Hotel - Atlanta, Georgia" The invitation contains the rather lengthy list of sponsors, including Rabbi Jacob M. Rothschild, Jessie Hill Jr., Ralph McGill and Senator Leroy Johnson. Return R.S.V.P. instructions at top. A rare memento of one of the shining moments in the Civil Rights movement of the 1960's in America. The Nobel Peace Prize and the handling of Dr. King's honors in the city of Atlanta brought out the best and worst in the city. The surprising award to Dr. King had a polarizing effect on his opposition. The Civil Rights movement in America was now center-stage of a global theater. Rumors of KKK protests and violence surrounded the night, although not much happened in the end. A few spots, else fine.

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        Prints from the Mourlot Press. Exhibition sponsored by the French Embassy circulated by the Traveling Exhibition Service of the national Collection of Fine Arts Smithsonian Institution 1964-1965.

      (Paris, Mourlot, 1964). - Eines von 2000 (ges. 2200) Exemplaren auf Velin d'Arches. - Erste Ausgabe dieses Katalogs zur Ausstellung der Mourlot Press in den U.S.A. mit einem Vorwort von Jean Adhemar und einem Nachwort von Fernand Mourlot. - Mit Original-Lithographien von Marc Chagall (Umschlag); Pablo Picasso; Joan Miro; Andre Beaudin; Maurice Esteve; Henri Matisse; Paul Guiramand; Richard Florsheim; Bernard Cathelin; Andre Brasilier; Maurice Brianchon; Jean Cocteau; Andre Minaux; Paul Jenkins; Alexandre Calder; Akira Kito; Alberto Giacometti u. Alfred Manessier. - Rückendeckel etw. fleckig. Papierbedingt etw. gebräunt. - Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 4°. Mit (inkl. Umschlag) 18 meist ganzs. farb. Orig.-Lithographien u. 4 ganzs. farb. Abbildungen. 64 S., 7 Bll., OKart. m. illustr. OUmschlag (mit einer farb. Orig.-Lithographie von Marc Chagall). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reference Guide to Psychodelics. [Cover title:] Psychodelic Guide

      [San Jose, California]: S.A.S.K.E., 1964. 23, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Mustard wrappers. Light superficial stain on upper cover, old ink price at bottom corner. Near fine. 23, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Guidebook to hallucinogenic substances, describing 85 plants, mushrooms, and synthetic substances, "a first attempt to bring practical knowledge to the uninformed public of where and how to obtain psychodelics with little or no expense …" The Society for the Advancement of Self-Knowledge and Evolution seems to have left no other trace. The seal on the last page suggests magickal origins. "My personal opinion is that psychodelic substances should be made available for all who seek to explore the reaches of their own mind and soul, and that laws restricting such activiity are instituted primarily out of the fear of our 'unknown' inner selves. …NO ONE can fail to benefit in some manner from the expansion of perception, sensation, and consciousness which the psychodelics bring about." UNRECORDED. Not in OCLC

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        La luce che si spense - Racconti Sulle mura della città - 007 - Il Gatto Maltese - Il pane sul mare'

      FRATELLI FABBRI EDITORI, 1964. ITALIANO 1,425 Bel cofanetto in stato eccelso, composto da custodia in cartone rigido, bordo poco consunto; e volume con coperta in cartone rigido con belle cornici e grafica in bassorilievo su piatti, dorso riccamente decorato con disegni e caratteri dorati in bassorilievo, tagli e pagine come nuovi. Traduzione di Maria Attardo Magrini. Fa parte della collana I Premi Nobel per la Letteratura. USATO

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        Enigmas ( SIGNED )

      Toronto: McCelland & Stewart, 1964. Fine but for prev. owner inscription on front endpaper, and insignificant traces of use. Slipcase has some peripheral sunning. See photos. Signed on limitation page. Contains an original signed lithograph.. Signed by Artist. Limited/Numbered Signed. Hard Cover Slipcased. Near Fine. Illus. by Town , Harold. Oblong Elephant Folio.

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        catalogue des travaux de Jean Dubuffet. Complete 38 volume set.

      Paris, France: les Editions De Minuit, 1964. Complete 38 volume (fascicule) set. Each volume protected in the original publisher's cardboard slipcase. Slipcases are lightly worn and soiled. This exhaustive work was begun in 1964 and continues to document the artist's work through 1985, with publication ending in 1990. Each paperback binding is illustrated in black-and-white with color plates. The texts, in French, are clean and unmarked. The bindings have minor to moderate browning and/or minor discoloration, mainly to the spines, with minor shelfwear including minor bumping to some corners. A few endpapers are lightly foxed, as are a few covers/wrappers. Vol I: Marionnettes de la ville et de la campagne (1942-1945). Vol. II: Mirobolus, Macadam et Cie (1945-1946). Vol. III: Plus beaux qu'ils croient (Portraits) (1946-1947). Vol. IV: Roses d'Allah, clowns du desert (1947-1949). Vol. V: Paysages grotesques (1949-1950). Vol. VI: Corps de dames (1950-1951). Vol. VII: Tables paysagees, paysages du mental, pierrs philosophiques (1950-1952). Vol VIII: Lieux momentanes, pates battues (1952-1953). Vol. IX: Assemblages d'empreintes(1953-1954). Vol. X: Vaches, petites statues de la vie precaire (1954). Vol. XI: Charrettes, jardins, personnages monolithes (1955). Vol XII: Tableaux d'assemblages (1955-1957). Vol. XIII: Celebration du sol I (1957-1958). Vol XIV: Celebration du sol II (1958-1959). Vol. XV: As-tu cueilli la fleur de barbe (1959). Vol. XVI: Les Phenomenes (1958-1963). Vol. XVII: Materiologies (1958-1960). Vol. XVIII: Dessins (1960-1961). Vol. XIX: Paris Circus (1961-1962). Vol. XX: L'Hourloupe I (1962-1964). Vol. XXI: L'Hourloupe II (1964-1966). Vol. XXII: Cartes, ustensiles (1964-1967). Vol. XXIII: Sculptures peintes (1966-1967). Vol. XXIV: Tour aux figures, amoncellements, Cabinet logologique (1967-1969). Vol. XXV: Arbres, murs architectures (1969-1972). Vol. XXVI: Dessins (1969-1972). Vol.XXVII: Coucou Bazar (1971-1973). Vol. XXVIII: Roman burlesque, Sites tricolores (1973-1974). Vol. XXIX: Crayonnages, Recits, Conjectures (1974-1975). Vol. XXX: Parachiffres, Mondanites, Lieux abreges (1975). Vol. XXXI: Habitats, Closerie Falbula, Salon d'ete (1969-1977). Vol. XXXII: Theatres de memoire (1975-1979). Vol. XXXIII: Sites aux figurines, Partitions (1980-1981). Vol. XXXIV: Psycho-sites (1981-1982). Vol. XXXV: Sites aleatoires (1982). Vol. XXXVI: Mires (1983-1984). Vol. XXXVII: Non-lieux (1984). Vol. XXXVIII: Derniers dessins (1983-1985). First editions.. First Edition. Paperback. Very good+ condition. Folio.

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        A Single Man

      London: Methuen and Co.,, 1964. Octavo. Original grey boards, titles to spine in gilt and black. With the dust jacket. Spine slightly rolled, an excellent copy in the jacket. First UK edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed by the author to the front free endpaper, "For Jim, from Christopher, with my admiration - January 25 1966".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Human Genetics 1964-2011

      gebundene Ausgabe Gepflegtes ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit den üblichen Kennzeichnungen - innen (z.B. Stempel, Barcode und/oder Inventarisierungsnummer) Ausgaben von 1964-2011 komplett mit Supplementen

      [Bookseller: Versand-Antiquariat Konrad von Agris]
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        Pelle d'asino

      Milano, Scheiwiller 1964 - Poesie di Alfredo Giuliani e Elio Pagliarani. Edizione lusso con acquaforte firmata. Cm 16x16 Good. Little yellow spots on the cover First Edition. 50 ex. lusso numerati con acquaforte originale firmata da Gastone Novelli (XL).

      [Bookseller: Giorgio Maffei]
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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). Prima edizione di 100+XXV es. numerati e firmati da Baj e Peret (First edition of 100+XXV numbered copies signed by Baj e Peret). 4to (cm 35x26). pp. 28+incisioni. Ottimo (Fine). Prima ed. di 100+XXV es. numerati e firmati. 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).

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        Illustrations -

      Gallimard 1964 - - 1 volume. In-12. 207 pp. Reliure demi-maroquin rouge à bandes. Dos lisse avec titre et date dorés. Tête dorée. Couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée ALIX. Parfait état. Collection « Le chemin ». EDITION ORIGINALE enrichie d?une annotation manuscrite de l?auteur concernant la feuille d?étude collée en tête à l?intention d?André Pieyre de Mandiargues. Exemplaire du service de presse. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie KOEGUI]
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        How It Is Translated from the French by the author


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        How It Is. Translated from the French by the Author.

      London: John Calder, 1964 - Octavo (215 x 148 mm), pp. 16. Unbound, single gathering, handmade paper with edges uncut, partly unopened. A fine copy. First sheets from the signed limited edition, one of 100 copies (Series A), printed (hors commerce) in advance of the first edition. Signed by the author on the limitation page, this copy contains the first ten pages from Part I of How It Is. The first UK edition was published by John Calder in April 1964; the first US edition had been published earlier that same year in New York. Both were translated from the French novel, Comment c'est, published in 1961. Federman & Fletcher 384. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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      Northampton: Gehenna Press, 1964. 4to. full leather chemise laid in a cloth-covered clamshell box with a leather spine. (ii), 83, (5) pages in addition to 21 etched portraits printed on special paper and loosely inserted throughout the text. Printed in an edition limited to 300 numbered copies; this copy is not numbered but has a press mark in orange and is signed by Baskin. (Brook 36). Contains twenty-one etched portraits, twenty signed by Thomas Cornell on blue Fabriano and an unsigned frontispiece printed on white paper enclosed as un unbound, uncut signatures in case. Selected for translation in this volume is the first part of Babeuf's general defense, for it contains the heart of his plea and constitutes in its own right a document of great value for the historian of the French Revolution, for the political scientist, and for the student of Babeuf's life. The paper is Nideggen made in Germany, and the pressman was Harold McGrath. The suite of etchings were printed by Emiliano Sorini in New York and it was designed and produced by Leonard Baskin.

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        Das deutsche Kirchenlied von der ältesten Zeit bis zu Anfang des XVII. Jahrhunderts. Erster bis fünfter Band (5 Bände kpl.)

      Olms, Hildesheim 1964 - 5 Bände; Bd. 1: XXV, 897 S.; Bd. 2: LX, 1195 S.; Bd. 3: XX, 1312 S.; Bd. 4: XXIV, 1184 S.; Bd. 5: VI, 1417 S.; Nachdruck der Ausgaben Leipzig 1864, 1867, 1870, 1874, 1877; fliegender Vorsatz, Titelblatt verso, Vorderschnitt u. rückwärtiger Innendeckel je mit Bibliotheksstempeln, Rückensignatur, teils etwas bestossen Size: 23,9 cm [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Rainer Kocherscheidt]
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        Die Mutterkorn-Alkaloide - EA

      Stuttgart Ferdinand Enke Verlag, 1964 - VII + 217 S. Begründet von F. B. Ahrens. Herausgegeben von Professor Dr. R. Pummerer, Erlangen, Prof. Dr. L. Birkofer, Köln und Prof. Dr. J. Gaubeau, Stuttgart. Neue Folge Nr. 60. Die Mutterkorn-alkaloide von Dr. Albert Hofmann. Pharmazeutisch-chemische Forschungslaboratrien, Sandoz A. G., Basel. Mit 27 Abbildungen und 50 Tabellen. Mit farbl. Kopfschnitt. Institutsstempel auf dem Tit. Die S. 211 bis 214 (Autorregister) sind am Ende des Buches beigebunden worden (Verlagsfehler). Das untere Kap. und das obere Kap. sind leicht bestoßen. Der Su. hat kl. Randbestoßungen, besonders am oberen Kap. und am unteren Kap. Des weiteren ist der Su. am Buchrücken etw. lichtrandig. Gutes Exemplar. Albert Hofmann wuchs als ältestes von vier Geschwistern auf. Hofmann begann 1925 sein Chemiestudium an der Universität Zürich und promovierte vier Jahre später mit Auszeichnung. Anschließend war er für mehr als vier Jahrzehnte bis zu seiner Pensionierung 1971 bei Sandoz in Basel tätig. Im Jahr 1943 entdeckte er die halluzinogene Wirkung des LSD. Ende 2007 erhielt der Psychotherapeut Peter Gasser aus Solothurn die Erlaubnis der aargauischen Ethikkommission, LSD zu therapeutischen Zwecken versuchsweise zu benutzen, was Albert Hofmann in einem Fernseh-Interview als Erfüllung.seines Traums beschrieb. Albert Hofmann starb am 29. April 2008 im Alter von 102 Jahren an den Folgen eines Herzinfarkts. s. Quelle: Wikipedia. Sammlung chemischer und chemisch-technischer Beiträge. Begründet von F. B. Ahrens. Herausgegeben von Professor Dr. R. Pummerer, Erlangen, Prof. Dr. L. Birkofer, Köln und Prof. Dr. J. Gaubeau, Stuttgart. Neue Folge Nr. 60. Die Mutterkorn-alkaloide von Dr. Albert Hofmann. Pharmazeutisch-chemische Forschungslaboratrien, Sandoz A. G., Basel. Including 27 illustrations und 50 tables. Head cut of book is coloured. Stample of institution on the title. The pages 211 to 214 (the registry of the author) are bound with the effect that you can find them on the end (failure by the editor). The cover is showing less effects caused by usage and by light effects on its back. The book itself is in good condition. Albert Hofmann grew up as oldest of four brothers and sisters. In 1925 he began to study chemistry at the university of Zürich that he had fished with best notes by obtaining his doctorate. He had been working more than 40 years at Sandoz industries in Basel. In 1943 he discovered the hallucinogen effect of LSD. The psychology Peter Gasser get the permission for using LSD for medical therapy in the year of 2007, and in this way Hoffmanns dream became true. He died on April 29th (2008) at the age of 102 years. For further information, source: Wikipedia. Sammlung chemischer und chemisch-technischer Beiträge. Begründet von F. B. Ahrens. Herausgegeben von Professor Dr. R. Pummerer, Erlangen, Prof. Dr. L. Birkofer, Köln und Prof. Dr. J. Gaubeau, Stuttgart. Neue Folge Nr. 60. Die Mutterkorn-alkaloide von Dr. Albert Hofmann. Pharmazeutisch-chemische Forschungslaboratrien, Sandoz A. G., Basel. Il y a des 50 illustrations et des 50 tableaux. La tête du livre est colorée. Un timbre institutionnel se trouve au titre. Les pages de 211 a 214 (le registre d auteur), ils ont relié a la fin du livre, a cause d une faute de la maison d'édition. La couverture a des traces de l utilisation et de la lumière. Bon exemplaire. Albert Hofmann était le plus vieux enfant de quatre frères et surs. En 1925, il a commencé a faire ses études en chimie a la l université en Zürich. Il les a fini avec la promotion. Il a travaillé 40 ans chez Sandoz en Basel. En 1943, il a découvrit l effet hallucinant de LSD. En 2007, le psychologue Peter Gasser a reçu la permission pour user LSD en thérapie médicine. C était le moment des réalisions des images de Monsieur Hoffman. La vie de Hofman a fini en avril 29. (2008) a l age de 102 ans. Les Informations se trouvent en Wikipedia. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 650 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chitty Chitty Bang Bang - A very nice set

      Cape, 1964 A set of three UK first editions, published by Cape between 1964-5. Adventure no.1: A near fine book without inscriptions, in a very good+ unclipped wrapper with a little wear to the browned spine tips and to corners - a small nick to the top of the rear panel. Adventure no. 2: A near fine book without inscriptions in near fine clipped and publisher repriced wrapper. - Adventure no. 3: A near fine book with one neat name to the head of the title page in a near fine clipped wrapper with some wear to the spine tips. A lovely set and now housed in a custom-made slipcase.[removed][removed]

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        Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

      1964 First Edition, Second State Charlie and The Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl. Inscription: For Theo. Mustard Yellow End Pages, 6 line about the author (not including About The Author headline); 5 line colophon. Bound in red cloth, embossed on cover. No dust jacket. Tearing on bottom of spine. Lots of illustrations, including original black Oompa Loompa's. Aside from damage to spine, book is in great condition with no markings, bends in spine, etc. Gilt lettering on spine. No IBSN. L.C. Catalog card number: 63-14604

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        Traité des maladies des enfans. Ouvrage qui est le fruit d'une longue observation, et appuyé sur les faits les plus authentiques. Traduit du Suédois, par M. Le Febvre de Villebrune. Nouvelle édition. Montpellier, Joseph François Tournel, 1792. 8vo. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine.

      - Blake, p. 387; Garrison & Morton 6323; Waller 8209; cf. Vahlquist-Wallgren, Nils Rosen von Rosenstein and his textbook on paediatrics, in: Acta Paediat. (1964), Suppl. 156. New French edition, using Murray and Sandifort's notes from the English translation and with a short biography of the author, of one of the most famous works on paediatrics, by Rosen Von Rosenstein (1706-1773). It was first published in Swedish at Stockholm in 1764, first translated into French in 1778 and marked the beginnings of modern paediatrics. The author was especially interested in infant feeding.Binding rubbed and slightly damaged at corners and top and bottom of spine. In good condition.

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        Tree and Leaf - First UK PB SIGNED by Tolkien

      George Allen and Unwin, 1964 A first edition, first paperback, published by George Allen Unwin 1964. A very good copy with the small label of Joy Hill (Tolkiens secretary) to the inner cover. Some browning to the edges and spotting across the covers. SIGNED without dedication to the half title (first page), corresponding to the facsimile signature on the following page. A rare signed association copy of this book.[removed][removed][removed][removed]

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        Pubblicita in Italia: 1964-1965

      - Signed by David Klein, famous advertising artist who designed the iconic TWA posters!

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      Editions Cercle d'Art, Paris, lithography by Chenot, first edition, 1964 OFFERING: A remarkable specimen of the collaborative work, extra-illustrated by contributing artist, Juan Alcalde with twenty five pages of original drawings artfully worked into printed texts and illustrations. Many of the original drawings are of striking quality and some are done in multimedia with built up color. The contributing poet, Antonio Gavina has handwritten a poem in an incantatory style, first line, "Negro de Espana", signed and embellished with a floral decoration, forty nine lines twining in and around his printed poem onto the facing page. The two pages are superbly extra-illustrated with original drawings by Juan Alcalde, a portrait head of Antonio Gavina and a built up landscape in colors with Antonio Gavina printed in the center. The text, handwritten poem, portrait, and landscape become together a manifestation of the mind of the poet. The expatriate group work, protesting life in Spain under Franco was inspired by the spring 1962 walk-outs and strikes by coal miners in Asturias and is dedicated to their courage. Many of the texts and illustrations refer to the miners in Asturias. PROVENANCE: is documented by the original frontispiece signed Juan Alcalde, done in pen & ink and watercolor, and continuing on the facing title page with Asturias printed in watercolor along the spine. A self-portrait by Juan Alcalde in watercolor and charcoal illustrates the introduction. RARITY: This collaborator's example is one-of-a-kind. A worldwide institution search finds 22 holdings for the general edition including at many of the national libraries in Europe, and at Berkeley, Harvard and MIT in the United States. EDITION NOTE: The complete title is: Asturias: ce livre oeuvre collective d'un groupe d'artistes espagnols peintres, sculpteurs, écrivains, poètes est présenté hors collection par Les Éditions Cercle D'Art. Texts, translated into French are followed by original language texts in Spanish with the exception of a Catalan text. CONDITION: Book: Good. Jacket: Good. Glassine: Good. / Pages: clean and bright; foot of gutter in second half of book with light impress wear. / Wrappers: clean and bright with small crown tear and two foot tears. / Glassine: light foxing, spine soiled; fore-edge with hanging tear, foot with edge chips. / Binding: Reliable, needs to be handled with care; light spine slant and front hinge weakened, two signatures beginning to loosen. PAGINATION: Complete; pages are unnumbered but 97 pages with 44 lithographed reproductions of b/w lithographs made for the book. Artistic contributions include the superb division sheet by Pablo Picasso. FORMAT: Sewn flexible boards, as issued, the cream jacket protected by glassine, the upper side of the jacket printed with artists' names in violet and writers' names in lemon. SIZE: 330 x 282 mm. TEN ADDITIONAL HIGHPOINTS: complement literary contributions by 1) Rafael Alberti, with 2 pages of fine drawings; 2) José Herrera Petere, with a portrait bust, as landscape, facing the portrait head done by Semper, as a landscape; 3) Wenceslao Roces, with a guitar player landscape, finely built up around the Lorente print; 4) Nicolas Sanchez-Albornoz, with a work showing a sign painter painting Asturias, done in counterpoint to the facing Ceballos work of a miner with pickax; 5) Gomendio'tar Joxe Miguel, with a fine portrait of the writer; 6) Maria Teresa Leon, a headpiece complementing Alcalde's own contributory print; 7) José Gomendio, two consecutive, powerful full-page mixed media works in built-up colors; 8) Juan Rejano, a multimedia color portrait facing the fine Alvar lithograph; 9) Manuel Tuñon de Lara, with a multimedia duo portrait and 10) Francisco Ferrer, with a superb political caricature facing a Beti print showing a clawing hand. JUAN ALCALDE: exhibited extensively in France and Venezuela. With the advent of the Spanish Civil War, he went into exile. In 1939 he immigrated to Venezuela from Paris, returning to Paris in 1960. In 1983, he returned to Spain, establishing a studio in Madrid. REFERENCE: Joaquín de la Puente, Juan Alcalde, de ventolera en ventolera. Mario Antololín Paz, Diccionario de Pintores y Escultores españoles del S. XX. ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by request.

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        Carnets II. Janvier 1942 - Mars 1951

      First edition, one of 90 numbered copies on Hollande, tirage de tête.A good and well-margined copy. Gallimard Paris 1964 13,5x20cm broché

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        Handbook of Middle American Indians

      Austin: University of Texas Press , 1964-85. 22 volumes: volume 1, Natural Environment and Early Cultures: viii, 570pp with maps, tables, plates, illustrations and index with some foldouts; volume 2 and 3, Archaeology of Southern Mesoamerica: [viii]+[560]-[viii]+[561]-1084pp with illustrations, plates tables, maps and index with some foldouts; volume 4, Archaeological Frontiers and External Connections: viii, 367pp with plates, illustrations, tables, maps and index, some foldouts; volume 5, Linguistics: 402pp with maps, some fold out and tables; volume 6, Social Anthropology: viii, 597pp with illustrations, maps, plates, figures, tables and index; Volume 7 and 8, Ethnology: [viii]+[576]+[viii]+[579]-965pp, with tables, maps, plates, figures, illustrations and index; volume 9 Physical Anthropology: viii+296pp with multiple foldout tables, maps (errata laid in) and index; volume 10 and 11, with over 103 figures, plates, drawings, illustrations, tables, maps and index; viii+[458]+[viii]+[459]-903pp with illustrations, figures, tables, maps, plates and index with some foldouts; volume 12, 13, 14 and 15, Guide to Ethnohistorical Sources: xiv+[462]pp; xiv+462pp; x+[310]+[xii]+[311]+724pp with over 103 figures, plates, illustrations, tables and index; volume 16, Sources Cited and Artifacts Illustrated:324pp; Supplement 1, Archaeology:xii+463pp with tables, maps, figures, illustrations, plates and index; Supplement 2, Linguistics: x+146pp; Supplement 3, Literatures: x+195pp with index; Supplement 4, Ethnohistory: vii+232pp with maps, tables and index; 5, Epigrphy: vi+195pp with maps, diagrams, tables and index; Ethnology: viii+340pp with maps, plates, diagrams, tables, bibliography and index. Quarto (10 3/4" x 7 1/2") issued in brick red cloth with silver and black stamping to spine. Robert Wauchope was the volumes general editor through volume 16 and Victoria Reifler Bricker became the general volume editor for the supplements. From the library of Professor George M Foster. 1st editions.This is an attempt at a definitive encyclopaedia of the environment, archaeology, ethnology, social anthropology, ethnohistory, linguistics and physical anthropology of the native peoples of Mexico and Central America. The Handbook was assembled at the Middle American Research Institute of Tulane University with the aid of grants from the National Science Foundation.George McClelland Foster, Jr born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on October 9, 1913, died on May 18, 2006, at his home in the hills above the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as a professor from 1953 to his retirement in 1979, when he became professor emeritus. His contributions to anthropological theory and practice still challenge us; in more than 300 publications, his writings encompass a wide diversity of topics, including acculturation, long-term fieldwork, peasant economies, pottery making, public health, social structure, symbolic systems, technological change, theories of illness and wellness, humoral medicine in Latin America, and worldview. The quantity, quality, and long-term value of his scholarly work led to his election to the National Academy of Sciences in 1976. Virtually all of his major publications have been reprinted and/or translated. Provenance from the executor of Foster's library laid in.Condition:All volumes have Foster's stamp on front end paper, except the supplements 2 through 6 which are as new. An occasional word underlined by Foster in the texts. Jacket spines sunned. Supplement 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and six issued without jackets. Over all a better than very good set in like jackets.  

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        The Alaska Railroad In Pictures 1914 - 1964 Two Volumes

      Anchorage, AK: Ken Wray's Print Shop, 1964. Numbered 1st Signed. Slight edge wear, content excellent. Hardbound. 8vo. 1092 Pgs.. Nr Fine in Chipped DJ/Good. The Alaska Railroad In Pictures 1914 - 1964 Two Volumes by Bernadine LeMay Prince. Published by Ken Wray's Print Shop, Anchorage, AK, 1964. Numbered1st Signed. Hardbound in DJ. 8vo. 1092 Pgs. Nr Fine in Chipped DJ. Numbered 161. Signed by author December 8, 1965. Detailed history of the Alaska Railroad illustrated with document reproductions and black and white photographs. Description text copyright 2005 Books For Comfort. Item ID 10056.

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        Mythologies Quotidiennes

      Musee d'Art Moderne de la ville de Paris, Paris 1964 - Plain white card wraps, stapled. Dj of lavender and white paint (looks to be original/unique) and large, black lettering. Multiple sky blue end papers. 28 pp. with bw images. Text in French. Catalogue from the exhibition, Mythologies Quotidiennes (Daily Mythologies), held at the Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, July to October 1964. With an introductory essay by Gassiot-Talabot, the catalogue of 115 works, and advertisements. "The exhibition in July 1964 at the Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris marks the symbolic beginning of the movement known as Narrative Figuration. Organized by artists Bernard Rancillac and Herve Telemaque and critics Gérald Gassiot-Talabots and Marie-Claude Dane, the exhibition reveals every artist's pure and formalistic "statement." Willingly using the grotesque, humor, and derision, these painters introduce the presentation with successive scenes or by juxtaposition or transformation of images. This movement began when abstraction was declining and comics, film and photography emerged as arts in their own right. Mythologies Quotidiennes features 34 artists who, like their American counterparts, put contemporary society and its images at the heart of their work. But, unlike their American counterparts, their work is more social and political." Artists included are Alleyn, Arnal, Arroyo, Atila, Berni, Bertholo, Bertini, Bettencourt, Beynon, Brusse, Buri, Cremonini, Dado, Fahlstrom, Foldes, Gaitis, Geissler, Gironella, Golub, Gracia, Kalinowski, Klasen, Kramer, Monory, Pistoletto, Rancillac, Faynaud, Raysse, Recalcati, Requighot, Saint-Phalle, Saul, Telemaque, and Voss. A wonderful copy! VG, two small tears about 1/2" long at top of pverwrap near the spine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gedichte und Holzschnitte aus Vom Verfall zum Triumph.

      Limmat Verlag,Zürich 1964 - Mit 50 ganzseitigen Original-Holzschnitten von Frans Masereel.Zürich, Limmat Verlag, 1964.- 4°. 1 Bl., 222 S., 3 Bl. Orig.-Broschur mit chinesischer Fadenbindung.-Bibliophile Luxusausgabe, gegenüber der allgemeinen Ausgabe von 1961 in größerem Format in der Fachschule für angewandte Kunst, Berlin (Ost) in 260 Exemplaren gedruckt. - Unnumeriertes Exemplar, doch wie die 50 arabisch numerierten Exemplare der Vorzugsausgabe mit einem lose beiliegenden monogrammierten Holzschnitt zm Gedicht ,Größe und Elend auf Japanseide. - Auf dem Vortitel wie die Vorzugsausgabe vom Künstler signiert. - Als Blockbuch gebunden. - Mit einem Lichtdruckfaksimile des Gedichtmanuskripts Größe und Elend . - Ritter C a 80 II. - Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Cleveland Public Library, John G White Department: Catalog of the Chess Collection (Including Checkers)

      Boston: G K Hall & Co, 1964.  2 volumes: [iv]+613 pages; [iv]+578 pages. Folio (14 1/4" x10 1/4") bound in original red gilt lettering to spine. Introduction by George J Maciuszko. (Betts: 1-58) First edition.This catalog consists of some 15,000 items from the chess and checker section of the John G White Collection housed in the Cleveland Public Library. The catalog entries from the card catalog have been photographically reproduced (size reduced) with 21 entries to each page in three columns of seven. In the author portion, titles are further arranged chronologically by date of publication. The titles in the subject part are classified by a local extension of the Decimal Classification. Cataloging practice appears to conform largely to the Dewey Decimal code, with some divergence of practice over the years. Some annotation of the bibliographical nature is given where relevant.The collection originated as the personal library of John Griswold White, a noted Cleveland attorney, who served many years as President and member of the Cleveland Public Library's Board of Trustees. White was an outstanding benefactor of the Library. His gifts to the Collection that was to bear his name began in the 1880's and continued to his death in 1928. "The largest chess library in the world," wrote the famous chess historian Harold J R Murray about this collection in his work in 1914. Hundreds of titles have been added since that time, including many of the choicest volumes from the library of J W Rimington Wilson, a British collector whose fine chess library was broken up after his death in 1927.Condition:Some light rubbing to the extremities else a very good set.

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      - WOJCIECHOWSKA,MAIA. SHADOW OF A BULL. NY: Atheneum (1964). 8vo (5 3/4 x 8 1/2"), Fine in fine dust wrapper (no award seal, not price clipped). Stated 1st edition. The story is about the struggle of Manolo, the son of a famous bull fighter in Spain, who was expected to follow in his father's footsteps. NEWBERY AWARD WINNER. This copy is from the collection of Marian Young, prominent librarian and member of the Newbery Award Selection Committee with her small sticker on corner of end paper. Very hard to find, and a beautiful copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Underrättelser om barn-sjukdomar och deras bote-medel: tilförene styckewis utgifne uti de små allmanachorna, nu samlade, tilökte och förbättrade. Stockholm, Lars Salvius, 1764. 8vo. Contemporary half calf, blind-tooled spine.

      - Blake, p. 387; Garrison & Morton 6323; cf. Vahlquist-Wallgren, Nils Rosen von Rosenstein and his textbook on paediatrics, in: Acta Paediat. (1964), Suppl. 156. Rare first separately published edition, in the original Swedish, thoroughly corrected and enlarged by the author, of the classic on paediatrics by Rosen Von Rosenstein (1706-1773), originally published in parts in the Calendars of the Swedish Royal Academy of Science. A milestone in the history of children's physical care, it was the first progressive work published in the field and marked the beginnings of modern paediatrics. It inspired further research and later developments in children's care and medicine, and was translated into most European languages. It remains the great classic in its field.In good condition, slightly foxed. Several pages show offsets from other pages, at least in some cases from a different sheet. Spine slightly damaged at the head. A seminal work of pediatrics.

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        Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The Magical Car. Adventures Number One, Two, and Three.

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1964–65 - 3 volumes, octavo. Original pictorial boards, titles to covers black, green pictorial endpapers. With the dust jackets. An excellent, internally bright set, minor knocks to board edges, slight wear to foot of spine of Adventure Number Two, in the slightly foxed jackets, with minor nicks to edges. Illustrations throughout by John Burningham. First editions, first impressions of the complete set of Fleming's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang stories. Gilbert A17a (1); (4); (6). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Variations typographiques sur deux poèmes de Raymond Queneau

      Illustrated edition prints in 6-fine and original carton made by Fernand Michel, one of 100 numbered copies on Lana cloth and signed by the typographer, writer and artist, one draw. Beautiful print of Jean Vodaine presented in sheets, under cover embossed ivory paper, cardboard black half cloth, boards illustrated manuscript with the title, not paginated (24 ff.). Dedicatory poem Fernand Michel autograph signed on the back cover of the first flat, light scratches with small gaps of paper on the second TV. Rare. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Editions Dire Paris 1964 33x18cm in-4 oblong de 24 ff. en feuilles

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        Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man.

      New York, McGraw-hill, (1964). Lex 8vo. Original white cloth with with black title-label with white and gilt lettering to spine. Very minor bumping to captials, but an unusually fresh binding. Original illustrated dust-jacket in very fine condition, not price-clipped. A few small, marginal tears, but overall excellent. Internally near mint. VII, (1), 359, (1) pp. First edition, first printing, of this pioneering study in media theory, which completely revolutionized our understanding of the process of communication and the development of the mind of mankind, from the invention of movable type through to the electronic age; THIS WORK ACTUALLY PREDICTS THE WORLD WIDE WEB AND TODAY'S INFORMATION-DEPENDENT PLANET, making it "the most important book ever written on communication". It is in this groundbreaking work that McLuhan first coins the phrases "global village" and "the medium is the message", completely rethinking our society. Due to this marvel of a book, written twenty years before the PC revolution and thirty years before the rise of the Internet!, "Marshall McLuhan has become an "ism". McLuhanism is a new approach to the relations of man and his technologies, and a radically fresh concept of our electronic world... Marshall McLuhan is a philosopher for the age of electronics, and a humanist for the age of communications. Seeing all of our new technologies as extensions of our senses, he examines the implications they hold for the very nature of human society" (From the front flap of the 5th printing of the work). Herbert Marshall McLuhan (1911 - 1980) was a Canadian philosopher of communication theory. His most famous and influential work is "Understanding Media", in which he coins his two most widely known and repeated phrases, but he has also written other highly important works in communication theory, and his work is viewed as one of the cornerstones of the study of media theory, as well as having practical applications in the advertising and television industries.Although he was a fixture in media discourse in the late 1960s, his influence began to wane in the early 1970s. With the arrival of the internet, however, his works have experienced a great renaissance and he is now considered the most important media thinker of all times and his main work, "Understanding Media", the most important book on communication. "When Marshall McLuhan first coined the phrases "global village" and "the medium is the message" in 1964, no-one could have predicted today's information-dependent planet. No-one, that is, except for a handful of science fiction writers and Marshall McLuhan. Understanding Media was written twenty years before the PC revolution and thirty years before the rise of the Internet. Yet McLuhan's insights into our engagement with a variety of media led to a complete rethinking of our entire society. He believed that the message of electronic media foretold the end of humanity as it was known. In 1964, this looked like the paranoid babblings of a madman. In our 21st century digital world, the madman looks quite sane. Understanding Media : the most important book ever written on communication. Ignore its message at your peril." (Official review of the 2001 Routledge Classics-edition). The first printing is difficult to come by in general and is very rarely seen in a nice dust-jacket.

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        JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH. A Children's Story. Illustrated by Nancy Ekholm Burkert.

      [8], 118[120]pp. Original red cloth gilt. Original unpriced-clipped pictorial dust-wrapper. Octavo. First edition. First issue. Signature of Dahl mounted on half-title. A fine copy in a very good wrapper that has a small chip to the top outer corner, another to the spine, and three short tears, all without loss, and some minor rubbing & wear.The first U.S. edition preceded the English first by six years. The true first was bound by Wolff Press; the first issue wrapper has no numbers on the back panel.

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        William Klein: Tokyo

      New York: Crown, 1964. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Near Fine cloth-bound hardcover with light rubbing to the extremities and light signs of handling in a Very Good+ dust jacket with light shelf wear, a touch of rubbing to the extremities, and two small closed tears to the back edge. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The third of Klein's iconic original four city books: New York (1956), Rome (1959), Moscow (1964), and Tokyo (1964). He has since added Torino '90 (1990) and Paris (2003.) Photographs and notes on the plates by William Klein; preface by Maurice Pinguet. SIGNED BY KLEIN on the half-title page and inscribed with two Japanese symbols. 184 pages; 157 full-page and full-spread gravure-printed b&w plates; 10.25 x 14 inches. Ref: Hasselblad Center, Open Book, p.206-207; Roth, Book of 101 Books, p.140-143; Auer, 802 Photo Books, p.437. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

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        A complete set of 'Uncle' books: Uncle; Uncle Cleans Up; Uncle And His Detective; Uncle And The Treacle Trouble; Uncle And Claudius The Camel; Uncle And The Battle For Badgertown.

      8vo. 6 volumes; bound in salmon pink, bright blue, yellow, red, turquoise and Air Force blue linson boards with spines lettered gilt, with pictorial endpapers in all but the final volume, preserved in white pictorial dustwrappers and purple plush-lined cloth-covered slipcase with ribbon pull; pp. [viii], 9-160; [viii], 9-176; [x], 11-172; [x], 11-184; [x], 11-192; [x], 11-171; with line illustrations throughout by Quentin Blake; externally fine with light speckling to the edges of volumes 3, 4 and 5, internally clean and sound throughout, protected by remarkably fresh dustwrappers, 3 of which are unclipped, with a slight horizontal crease to top edge of upper panel of 'Uncle', a faint score mark to upper panel of 'Treacle Trouble', a couple of inconspicuous horizontal scratches to spines, and minor rubbing to upper fore-edge fold of 'Claudius the Camel'; scarce as a set in this condition. First editions; each volume signed in ink by Quentin Blake to the title-page. A few of the 'Uncle' titles are ridiculously elusive which makes assembling a set, in uniform condition, a very difficult task. This popular series of book about the pompous, fabulously wealthy, purple dressing-gown-wearing elephant called Uncle have inspired a cult following across the world. Although ostensibly a "grand, crazy comedy" the stories, it has been claimed, have multiple layers of meaning with some reading it as an exposé on the hypocrisy of society and others a critique of capitalism (Eccleshare. 1001 Children's Books).

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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      Columbia Pictures 1964 - Vintage original borderless 7 ¼ x 9 ½" (18.5 x 24 cm.) black-and-white print still photo, France. Macha Meril, Philippe Leroy, dir: Jean-Luc Godard; Columbia. Scarce behind-the-scenes original French photo of Godard positioning Meril for a provocative shot. In this photo, he is obviously being very precise as to how he is lining her up for the camera. With stamp of film (which was originally to be titled La femme mariée [The Married Woman], a title which caused trouble with French censorship, a problem fixed by changing "the" to "a". FINE

      [Bookseller: Walter Reuben, Inc.]
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        You Only Live Twice - SIGNED by Henry Blofeld

      Cape, 1964 A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1964. A fine book SIGNED by Henry Blofeld to the dedication page. In a fine unclipped wrapper which is only lightly browned to the spine with one small sticker shadow to the front flap. No fading to the chrysanthemum on the spine. Henry Blofeld's father (Thomas Robert Calthorpe Blofeld, 19031986) was at Eton with Ian Fleming and his name is believed to have been the inspiration for the name of James Bond supervillain, Ernst Stavro Blofeld. You Only Live Twice was the last in the 'Blofeld Trilogy'.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Come Back, Dr Caligari

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1964. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 183 pp. [x] Purple cloth over boards, gilt spine lettering. 8.25 x 5.5". Presentation copy inscribed by the author "For ------- ------- with best wishes" on first free end paper. Book Condition: Near Fine. Spine ends lightly tapped, faint fading to the narrowest bit of top edge of boards. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine; top corner of back panel has a crinkle, back panel shows sliver of wear to extremities else fine. A sharp copy of this important post-modern writer's first book.

      [Bookseller: DuBois Rare Books]
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        Come Back, Dr. Caligari (Advance Preview Edition)

      Boston: Little, Brown, 1964. First Edition. Advance Preview Edition, preceding the First Edition. Publisher's review slip laid in.Promotional publication of two stories by the author, "Florence Green is 81" and "Me and Miss Mandible," in anticipation of Barthelme's first book, a collection of stories. Loose leaves, mimeograph. Fine, housed in original Near Fine red publisher's box. An attractive copy of this item often found in poor condition.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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