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        Confessions of a Man Insane Enough to Live with Beasts (First Edition, inscribed to the publisher, Douglas Blazek, in 1966, with two abstract drawings)

      Bensenville, IL: Open Skull Press, 1965. First Edition. First Edition. One of about 500 copies published by Douglas Blazek's Open Skull Press, and the introduction of "Henry Chinaski," Bukowski's favorite anti-hero, to the world. INSCRIBED by Bukowski to Blazek inside the front wrapper: "For Douglas Blazek / Doug, you know what I mean / That where almost all men have fallen apart under the smallest circumstance, you've held to it, kept it like a sugar cube in a vase. O tough young bastard of holler, true son of truth / My remains of love / Buk / 1-25-66." At the rear of the volume appear two full-page color abstract drawings by Bukowski, neither called for, both dated and signed: "Hangover and First Drink," and "Dream of the Insect." Blazek, a prolific poet in his own right, was an important figure in the underground poetry scene and was one of the first publishers who understood the raw power in Bukowski's early poetry. He was the publisher of "Ole" and the owner of Open Skull Press. A fantastic association made truly unique by the additional early artwork on the final blanks. Quite possibly the finest copy of this chapbook in existence. Publisher's saddle-stitched pink wrappers. Fine. Krumhansl 17.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Collana premi Nobel di letteratura.

      Fratelli Fabbri, Milano. 1965 - OFFRIAMO LA COLLANA COMPLETA DEI 60 VOLUMI IN SOLIDE LEGATURE EDITORIALI SIMILPELLE DI DIVERSO COLORE TUTTE COMPLETE DI COFANETTO EDITORIALE. Ogni volume è ben curato tipograficamente e i materiali sono di qualità. Il primo volume si intitola: Nobel: l’uomo e i suoi premi. Gli altri volumi sono dedicati ai 59 Premi Nobel dal primo del 1901 assegnato a Sully Prudhomme all’ultimo alla data della pubblicazione dedico a Michail Solochov del 1965. Nel volume è pubblicata l’opera (o alcune opere) per cui è assegnato il premio preceduta dai discorsi di conferimento del premio con la vita e le opere dell’autore. Il premio Nobel per la letteratura è una delle cinque categorie previste originalmente nel testamento di Alfred Nobel nel 1895 ed è attribuito per destinazione testamentaria all’autore "nel campo della letteratura mondiale che si sia maggiormente distinto per le sue opere in una direzione ideale" ed è stato assegnato per la prima volta nel 1901 (come gli altri premi previsti da Nobel stesso). L’Accademia di Svezia annuncia il nome del ricevente in una conferenza pubblica agli inizi di ottobre. Il premio viene successivamente consegnato nel mese di dicembre nel corso di una cerimonia pubblica all’autore o all’autrice dell’opera letteraria più considerevole d’ispirazione idealista alla presenza della famiglia reale svedese. Il premio consiste in una somma di denaro (otto milioni di corone svedesi nel 2013), un diploma personalizzato per ogni vincitore e una medaglia d’oro recante l’effigie di Alfred Nobel stesso. Il premio Nobel per la letteratura non è stato assegnato in sette occasioni (1914, 1918, 1935, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943) ed è stato rifiutato due volte, nel 1958 e nel 1964. INSIEME MOLTO RARO. IL PREZZO SI RIFERISCE AI 60 VOLUMI COME DESCRITTI. Formato: 60 v. di ca. 400 p. cad., 23 cm, similpelle editoriale con titoli oro e cofanetti. Ottimo. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 15% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 900.00 euro.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        The Mountain Men and Fur Trade of the Far West: Biographical Sketches of the Participants by Scholars of the Subject and with Introductions by the Editor. Complete Ten Volume Set

      Glendale: Arthur H. Clark Company Complete ten volume set, published from 1965-1972, all First Editions, no additional printings stated; 8vos, brown cloth, butcher paper djs. Overall, set is very good (light wear and bumping to spine ends; toning to pastedowns, eps, and untrimmed side edges; v.I, II, VII, and IX lightly cocked; tiny tear to spine head of v.X). Volume I good+ only (cocked, shaken; top corner of front board bumped; two tiny tears to spine head, one to tail; tiny spots on rfep, stain spot on rfep and rpastedown; corner of fold-out map dog-earred). Volume VI good+ (small cut to side edge of spine along front joint; front corners lighty bumped; small tear to top of front hinge). Overall, djs good condition (edges chipped, torn, worn, and creased; prev. owner wrote 'Mountain Men' and volume number on spines of every volume, v.VII also as 'ed. Hafen' on spine; v.I has large chips and tears; v.VI has boxcutter slash on front panel, spine). Announcement for titles laid-in to Volumes I and III. Please be aware that shipping this set will require additional postage fees about our standard rates.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

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        Hallelujah Die Hügel [Hallelujah the Hills] (Original German poster for the 1963 film)

      Munich: Peter-Presse / Atlas Films, 1965. Original 1965 German A1 poster for the 1963 US film. Designed by Heinz Edelman From the collection of noted film historian Amos Vogel. Full provenance available. An iconoclastic, utterly American underground film best understood by way of the reactions it receives from viewers outside the US. Time Out Guide notes: "a highpoint from the 'innocent' years of American underground cinema, and something of an enduring delight for real film buffs. Mekas' comedy starts from an enthusiastic parody of French 'new wave' concepts like using two actresses to play one character, and manages to go on to incorporate references (part satire, part homage) to what seems like every other branch of cinema extant ... from samurai movies to Chaplinesque slapstick...hitting the intended tone between love and skepticism." Jean-Luc Godard: "Next to the two big shots of the New York School, Clarke and Cassavetes, [Mekas] seemed a poor relative, especially since people got him confused with his brother [Jonas Mekas]. 'Hallelujah the Hills' [proves] clearly that Adolfas is someone to be reckoned with. He is a master in the field of pure invention, that is to say, in working dangerously, 'without a net. His film, made according to the good old principle, "one idea for each shot," has the lovely scent of fresh ingenuity and crafty sweetness. Physical efforts and intellectual gags are boldly put together. The slightest thing moves you and makes you laugh: a badly framed bush, a banana stuck in a pocket, a majorette in the snow. He shows life as defined by Ramuz: 'As with a dance, such pleasure to begin, a piston, a clarinet, such sorrow to be done, the head spins and night has come.'" 23 x 33 inches, non-archivally mounted on board. Light soil overall. Very Good plus overall. Shipping billed at cost.

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        Star Over Bethlehem and other stories

      London: Collins, (1965) - Fine First Edition in equally Fine original pictorial dust jacket of Agatha Christie’s Christmas book. All of her stories and poems in this highly collectible anthology celebrate Christmas; some set during the past two millennia, others set in the present and even the near future. A wonderful literary collectible (which comes with full letter of provenance) made even more important as on the half title page it is inscribed by the author — who has also penned the name of her husband — as follows: For the lovely children / from / Agatha and Max [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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        The art of Hiroshige.

      o. O., 1965,. - (10), 216, 20, 76 pp., 33 cm, 1965. Großform. orig. Leinwand mit farbig illustr. OU, ges. mehr als 300 Seiten mit zahlreichen, teils farbigen und ganzseitigen Abbildungen. Schutzumschlag, besonders am Rücken, gebräunt und etwas fleckig, Rücken am Fuß gestaucht und am Kopf lichtrandig, Druckstelle an der vorderen Stehkante, sonst und gesamt gutes, auch textsauberes Exemplar. Texte in englischer und japanischer Sprache Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 2550 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Man With The Golden Gun In 'Playboy' Magazine April-July 1965

      Chicago, IL: Playboy, 1965., 1965. Original Price 75 cents per issue; 4 issues. Magazine format, illustrated. Showings some minor wear and acceptable handling; very good indeed. Housed in a protective gilt-titled blue buckram case. Contains the first appearance of the author's James Bond novel 'The Man With The Golden Gun'; complete serial publication in four instalments, with exclusive illustrations. This story did not appear in book form in America until 23 August 1965.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Lectures on Gravitation 1962-63. Lecture Notes by Fernando B. Morinigo and William G. Wagner.[Not published: Pasadena: California Institute of Technology, 1963].

      "First edition, very rare, of Feynman's lectures on gravitation, famous for their highly original approach to general relativity. "In this <i>tour de force</i>, we get to look over the shoulder of one of the most brilliant physicists of all time as he reinvents the theory of gravitation, at a time when his goal was to produce a consistent and finite quantum theory of gravitation" (fourmilab.ch/documents/reading_list/indices/book_888.html). "It is difficult, in the current climate, where such great interest has developed in unifying the different forces of nature, to realize how revolutionary Feynman's approach was ... this new picture of gravity and general relativity created a completely novel bridge between general relativity and the rest of physics that was not there before. It suggested, just as Feynman hoped it would, that one might use the tools of quantum field theory not only to understand general relativity but also to unify it with the other forces of nature ... Feynman did not find that a consistent quantum theory of gravity interacting with matter, without any nasty infinities, could be derived by simply treating general relativity as he had electrodynamics ... Nevertheless, every major development that has taken place in the fifty-odd years since Feynman began his work in this area, involving a line of scientists from Feynman to Weinberg to Stephen Hawking and beyond, has built on his approach" (Krauss, pp. 245-9). OCLC lists six copies in US; no copies in auction records.<br/><br/> "In these lectures, Feynman discards the entire geometric edifice of Einstein's theory of gravitation (general relativity) and starts from scratch, putting himself and his students in the place of physicists from Venus (who he calls "Venutians"-Feynman was famously sloppy with spelling) who have discovered the full quantum theories of electromagnetism and the strong and weak nuclear forces but have just discovered there is a very weak attractive force between all masses, regardless of their composition ... Feynman then argues that the alien physicists would suspect that this new force worked in a manner analogous to those already known, and seek to extrapolate their knowledge of electrodynamics (the quantum theory of which Feynman had played a central part in discovering, for which he would share a Nobel prize in 1965). ". Mimeographed notes, printed on recto only. 4to (280 x 218 mm), pp. [i], 155, numerous mathematical formulas and diagrams in text. Plain card covers (probably original). Several marginal notes by a well-informed reader

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        1965 Marc Chagall Festival De L'Ile Saint-Louis Mourlot Lithograph

      1965 - "Festival De L'Ile Saint-Louis" by Marc Chagall, Unsigned Lithograph printed in 1965. The overall is size of the Lithograph is 26.5 x 20.5 inches. The conditon of this piece has been graded as B: Very Good Condition, with slight signs of handling or age. Here is some supplemental information about the Lithograph: Original exhibition poster by Marc Chagall for the Festival de L&#146;Ille Saint- Louis in 1965. Image measures 11 x 17.75 inches, paper is 26.5 x 20.5 inches.

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        The Orchard Keeper

      Random House 1965 - A beautiful copy. The only minor flaws are a professionally repaired hinge on a free front end paper, almost imperceptible, and some very slight foxing on top page edges; dj has very minor stains to inside flaps. Book is housed in an elegant, royal purple clam shell case; jacket is encased in mylar sleeve. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Greensprings Books]
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        Papageno. Farbiger Offset nach einer Zeichnung für die Zauberflöte, 1965

       1965/1970. Signiert, datiert und gewidmet \"für meinen geliebten / Edgar / OKokoschka / 24.6.70\". In der Form monogrammiert, datiert \"65\" und mit der eingekreisten Nummer 9. 57,5 x 40 cm. Papier: 70 x 41,2 cm. Das Motiv des Papageno zeichnete Kokoschka für die Salzburger Aufführung der Zauberflöte. - Durchgehend mit Griffknicken. Die Ecken und Blattkanten mit Knickspuren und minimalen Einrissen. Am Unterrand schwach wellig und mit kleineren Fleckchen. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Papageno, Zauberflöte, Wiener Moderne, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Plakat, Ausstellungsplakat,

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Honey West (Set of original photographic title sequence cards from the 1965 television series)

      Los Angeles: Four Star Productions, 1965. Original photographic title cards and title design sketches for the seminal 1965 television series, notable for having utilized these photographs rather than filmed performances for its title sequence. Included are 10 double weight photographs, several signed by the series' star, Anne Francis, and 4 title design sketches that were ultimately made into overlays ("Starring Anne Francis," "Honey West" in two different styles, etc.) The photographs include several shots of Francis, both in action and posed for danger, some with cutout photo overlays, whiteout, etc., to achieve the look needed for the title sequence. Also present are two photos of John Ericson (Honey's assistant Sam Bolt), and one kaleidoscopic shot of a criminal in sunglasses who is laughing maniacally. One photograph, shot and sized differently than the others, is the striking photo of Honey West's pet ocelot Bruce, the image that ends the show's title sequence. The first American television program to star a female private detective, based on the novels by Gloria and Forrest Fickling, and conceived by Aaron Spelling after seeing the success of Emma Peel (Diana Rigg) as a female crime buster in the British series "The Avengers," but with the female character fully up front rather than part of an ensemble. After being turned down by Honor Blackman (who had at the time wowed audiences as Pussy Galore in "Goldfinger"), the role in the series was given to Anne Francis, who had originally played the character on an episode of the Spelling produced "Burke's Law" on ABC, which served as a backdoor pilot to the series. Honey's alluring feline qualities were reflected in her animal-print wardrobe and apartment decor. For sneaking around at night and engaging in energetic fight scenes, she wears a black fabric bodystocking reminiscent of Emma Peel's leather jumpsuit. Like Peel's Lotus Elan sports car, Honey's similar-looking AC Cobra convertible emphasized her independence and vitality. Although the racy content of the novels was excised for television, West often went on solo undercover missions that required a provocative or revealing outfit. West's partner Friday Bolt communicates with Honey via a radio hidden in her lipstick case and lends a hand when it comes to mopping up the bad guys. She uses a number of James Bond-like gimmicks: a high-tech surveillance van, an exploding compact, a garter-belt gas mask, and tear-gas earrings. West is a black-belt in Judo, as is Sam, who is an ex-Marine. Nine of the photographs 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm), mounted on black card stock measuring 10.75 x 12.75 inches, with design and production notations in silver ink at the bottom margin of the black card stock. One photograph (of Bruce the ocelot) borderless, 12.5 x 10 inches. Title designs executed in pencil and colored pencil on drawing paper, 10.25 x 12.5 inches. All material Very Good plus to Near Fine.

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        Behavior of Prices on Wall Street:

      Chappaqua, New York: Analysis Press, 1965. First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. One of a numbered copies signed by Arthur A. Merrill. In fine condition. The signed limited edition is rare. Arthur Merrill is one of the most prominent stock market statisticians ever to practice the craft in the market. "There are few market patterns that occur with such unbelievable regularity that you must become aware of them ... No one, to my knowledge, has engaged in more in-depth research than Arthur Merrill. Merrill's Behavior of Prices is an excellent work on the subject." This book concentrates on the profitable study of timing. The author has found the market to be similar to a warped roulette wheel. At certain predictable times, it has a definite bias upward; at other predictable times, the inclination is downward. A knowledge of this bias is useful to long-term as well as short-term investors in the improvement of buying and selling prices. The text is addressed to non-mathematical investors, and includes all of the suggestions for profit. In addition, serious students will find useful material in the appendixes. The pioneering work of Art Merrill in his classic book, The Behavior of Prices on Wall Street, clearly demonstrates the statistical reliability of pre-holiday behavior in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Merrill showed that the odds of a higher-price close on the day before major U.S. holidays were not only very high but also statistically significant.

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        State Funeral of Sir Winston Churchill; Ceremonial to be Observed at the Funeral; The Order of Service for the Funeral

      Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London 1965 - SCARCE PRESS RELEASE for the State Funeral of Winston Churchill, WITH FINE COPIES of "The Order of Service" and the "Ceremonial to be Observed". Churchill died on 24 January, 1965. "The funeral was six days later, the coffin having lain in state in Westminster Hall for the preceding three days. It was the first time since Gladstone in 1898 that any non-royal personage had been so treated" (Roy Jenkins). It has been said with only slight exaggeration that the whole word paid tribute to Churchill on January 30, 1965, for representatives from over 100 countries came to pay their respects, forming the largest gathering of dignitaries ever in Britain. Only the funeral of Pope John Paul II in 2005 surpassed Churchill's funeral in the number of statesmen attending. The press release, with the strict note that it was "not for publication before 0001 hours Saturday, 30th January 1965" covers in minute detail every aspect of the funeral. The included charts illustrate the order of procession, the deployment in the New Palace Yard, and the arrival at St. Paul's. [London]: The Earl Marshal's Press Office, Ministry of Defence, 29 January, 1965. Eleven mimeographed 8x13 inch sheets (two page 10's) with three additional maps and diagrams on thicker stock. Stapled together in center. A remarkable survival- only very slight wear to edges and a few scattered spots. The "Ceremonial to be Observed", like the press release, outlines all the details of the service, while "The Order of Service" contains the readings and the prayers for the service. Both are elegantly printed on heavy paper stock by Her Majesty's Stationery Office and were designed to be distributed to attendees of the service. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1965. Decorated wrappers ("Ceremonial" is 10.5x7.25 in.; "The Order" is 7.25x5.25 in.). A few spots of soiling to rear wrapper of "The Order"; beautiful copies: extremely rare in such fine condition. All three items together in custom silk box. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Imagination Morte Imaginez.

      Les Editions De Minuit 1965 - Paris: Les Editions De Minuit, 1965. Limited edition of 450 copies, Signed by Beckett on the title. Plain printed white wrappers. A fine copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ulysses Rare Books Ltd. ABA, ILAB]
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        Plain Song (Signed First Edition)

      New York: W.W. Norton, 1965. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. Just a hint of a lean, with light toning to the rear jacket panel and the bottom corner of the front flap clipped, else Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. An attractive copy.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Face of Washington Square

      Tokyo, Japan: Hashimoto Yuyudo, 1965. First edition. Softcover. One of the more under appreciated Japanese photography books of the era. Watanabe was one of the few Japanese photographers to travel to the U.S. and turn his camera on the 60's scene. He captured an optimism that is so often missing from many of his contemporaries work. A close to near fine copy in photo-illustrated wrappers with slight bumping to the top and bottom corners and some very negligible wear with a near fine obi that has a small tear to the spine in a close to near fine printed that cardboard slipcase that has some splitting to the top corner. Signed and inscribed on the front free endpaper by Watanabe in English and Japanese. A very nice copy and uncommon signed.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        ... zart wie dein Bild.

      Zürich, Alpha Presse, 1965. 81 S., 1 nn. Bl. mit 13 (10 doppelblattgr., 2 in Rot) orig. lithogr. Tafeln von Hans Falk 4°, Lose unbeschn. Bll. in illustr. OUmschlag in Pp.-Schuber. Eins von 70 num. Ex. (GA 140) auf Rives-Büttenpapier. 14. Handdruck der Alpha-Presse. Die Lithographien und der Druckvermerk vom Künstler sign. Versand D: 2,30 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        WEEDS AND WILD FLOWERS. SOME IRREVERENT WORDS

      The Two-Horse Press, London 1965 - Quarter green buckram with titling in gilt over yellow Tatsumaki Japenese paper-covered boards, illustrated with wood engravings by George Mackley, with a matching portfolio housing a suite of 11 additional wood engravings by Mackley; the two volumes housed in slightly rubbed slipcase. This is #183 of an edition of 250 copies, signed by the artist. Fine binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BLACK SWAN BOOKS, INC., ABAA, ILAB]
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        Haut-le-coeur!

      1965 - 64 p. Paris, Jean-Jacques Pauvert, 1965, in-8, 64 p, broché, couverture illustrée, Maurice Sinet alias Siné, est un dessinateur à l'humour corrosif. Il est connu pour ses dessins de presse et ses caricatures politiques. Sa verve, sujette à controverses, l&#146;amènera à quitter les rédactions de L'Express et de Charlie Hebdo. Son recueil "Complaintes sans paroles", publié en 1955, est récompensé par le Grand Prix de l'humour noir créé par l'écrivain Tristan Maya. Après avoir travaillé à L'Express comme dessinateur politique, il fonde en 1962 son propre journal "Siné Massacre", puis créé "L'Enragé" avec l'éditeur Jean-Jacques Pauvert. De 1981 à 2008, il fait partie de la rédaction de Charlie Hebdo. A 80 ans, il lance un hebdomadaire au ton satirique intitulé "Siné Hebdo", devenu depuis"Siné Mensuel". Haut-le-coeur est un album qui regroupe des dessins, en couleur ou en noir et blanc, dont 6 en double page. Siné peint des petites scènes amusantes, voire absurdes dont la compréhension presque instantanée provoque des éclats de rire. Il quadrille différents sujets d'ordre politique, religieux ou sociétal. Comme le précise Siné dans son avertissement, certains dessins sont "orduriers, d'autres obscènes", et s'il s'amuse à représenter des toilettes dans diverses situations, est-ce peut-être pour donner au lecteur un "haut-le-coeur" cathartique? Cet album était l'exemplaire de Jacques Delarue (1919-2014), résistant, historien et ancien commissaire de Police. Exemplaire truffé -un dessin original portant la signature de Siné - De son surnom "Bob", il signe aussi plusieurs cartes postales envoyées au couple Delarue - quatre tirages argentiques d'époque, lors d'une séance de dédicace de Siné pour son recueil "Complaintes sans paroles". On le voit entouré notamment de Suzanne (sa première épouse), Jacques Delarue et Jean-Jacques Pauvert - Deux autres tirages argentiques d'époque, de petite taille, qui représentent des scènes entre amis - une coupure de dessin de presse de Siné - une carte de v&#156;ux de 1967 - un carton d'invitation pour la signature des "Dessins de l'Express" de Siné, "Mon procès" de Georges Arnaud et "Défense politique" de Jacques Vergès - planche cartonnée intitulée "Petit bonhomme Toto aime la Toilette" de Siné [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Diana Rigg in fashion promo shot for The Avengers (Original photograph)

      N.p.: N.p., 1965. Vintage single weight black and white fashion photograph of Diana Rigg as Emma Peel, the iconic female character in the classic British television series, "The Avengers." Here Rigg stands on a polar bear skin rug laid out near the shoreline of an unknown British locale. Shot by photographer Terry O'Neill to promote the hiring of John Bates (who worked for noted designer Jean Varon). A mimeo snipe on the verso of the photograph goes into some detail regarding Varon, Bates, and O'Neill. Bates became Ms. Riggs' costume designer in the second half of the show's fourth series in January 1966. He created for the character a wardrobe of black and white op-art mod clothing and mini skirts. Prior to this then-radical shift, it was believed that lines, circles and other bold patterns would not work well with the television cameras of the day. Too, this fashion change was introduced prior to the mini skirt becoming mainstream, and weighed heavily in that fashion shift in the UK. Bates licensed his designs to several manufacturers under the Avengerswear label and these pieces were sold in various shops throughout the country. Emma Peel's character was iconic in the 1960s from the standpoint of both fashion and female liberation. She was a heroine, rarely bested in a fight, and routinely rescued her male counterpart Steed from trouble. She was a master of martial arts and a formidable fencer. She was a certified genius, specializing in chemistry and other sciences, and was often seen in episodes engaging in artistic hobbies. Just to leave no vista unconquered, she also had success in industry at the helm of the company of her late father, Sir John Knight. She drove a convertible Lotus Elan at high speeds, and convincingly portrayed any series of undercover roles, from nurse to nanny. Her favorite guise was that of a women's magazine reporter, trying to interview big business tycoons and rich playboys. The name "Emma Peel" was a play on the phrase "Man Appeal" or "M. Appeal", which the production team stated was one of the required elements of the character. 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm), Fine. In a custom museum-quality frame, archivally mounted, with UV glass, double mounted with both sides exposed for viewing. Complete collation details available on request.

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        ARCHIVE OF FIVE BOOKS

      New York: New Directions, Harcourt, Macmillan, and Knopf, 1965. A family archive of five Randall Jarrell books. All are first editions, cloth, with jackets. Four are inscribed by Jarrell to his Uncle Howell and Aunt Elise. One is inscribed by Jarrell's wife Mary (four days after Randall's death) to Randall's brother Charles, and then reinscribed by Charles to Aunt Elise. Randall Jarrell's parents divorced when he was a young boy. Randall's mother was poor, and it was her brother ("Uncle Howell") who became the alpha male in Randall's life. Uncle Howell (Campbell) owned a very profitable candy company, and urged Randall to attend business school and join the candy business. Randall tried business school, but did poorly; subsequently Uncle Howell agreed to send him to Vanderbilt, paying all of his tuition. The five titles include: FIVE YOUNG AMERICAN POETS (Jarrell's first book appearance); LOSSES; THE SEVEN-LEAGUE CRUTCHES; POETRY AND THE AGE; and THE LOST WORLD. A terrific archive of family association copies. All of the books show only minimal wear, and are otherwise in fine condition.

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        Kitai Kazuo Sakuhinshu 1: Resistance (`Teiko`)

      Miraisha 1965 - The first collection of works of the famous Japanese photographer Kitai Kazuo, showing black and white images of student activism and protests in Japan. Minor scratching on the first page. Corners slightly bumped. Minor discolouration to front cover. Photography clean and bright. With ascetate jacket. Text in Japanese. Extremely rare and cannot be found on OCLC. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A SIXTEENTH CENTURY MEXICAN BROADSIDE

      Los Angeles, 1965. Folio. Half cloth and paper boards. Fine. Two 16th-century Mexican broadsheets from the collection of Dr. Emilio Valton, in the extremely rare book with explanatory text by Edwin Carpenter. The first example is a CARTER DE PODER (or power of attorney) form printed by the first printer in the New World, Juan Pablos, about 1560, completed in manuscript on Dec. 3, 1565 (typically large stocks of these notarial forms were kept on hand, and often used years later). Pablos established the first printing press in the New World in Mexico City in 1539, and was the only printer to operate there until his death. In 1563 the second printer in the New World, Pedro Ocharte, took over the press and operated it until 1592. He is represented by a CARTA DE PODER dated Nov. 5, 1587, also printed in Mexico City. Valton owned a total of thirty-nine pre-1600 broadsheets. Most of the Carpenter books contained a single sheet, but this one, from the collection of the publisher, has two. This represents virtually the only chance to own an example of the first press in the New World.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        happenings (& actions). u.s. pop art, nouveau realisme, etc. kalender 65.

      Düsseldorf: Verlag Kalender Hansjoachim Dietrich 1965 - Gutes Exemplar der sehr seltenen Erstausgabe. Gedruckt wurden nur 300 Exemplare, von denen aufgrund der empfindlichen Bindung nur noch wenige Exemplare in gutem Zustand existieren dürften. Einband minimal gebräunt, Besitzeintrag. Innen sehr guter Zustand. Interessanter Sammelband mit zahlreichen, teils farbigen Abbildungen, u.a. 18 Seiten Texte und Fotos der Happenings von Wolf Vostell in New York, Ulm, Düsseldorf, Wuppertal, Kopenhagen und Aachen, außerdem Beiträge u.a. von Joseph Beuys, Artur Koepke, Allan Kaprow, Dick Higgins , Nam Yune Paik, Emmet Williams , Lichtenstein, Oldenburg, Dine, Segal, Warhol, Wesselmann, Indiana, Rosenquist, Johns, Rauschenberg, Tinguely, Klein, Arman, Christo, Cesar, Spoerri, Kienholz, Ramos, Rot, Gaul, Richter und Dietrich. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 500 8°. 55 n.n. Bl. Orig.-Karton mit Leinenrücken. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Orson Welles and John Gielgud on the set of "Chimes at Midnight" (Original still photograph)

      Wengen, Switzerland: Alpine Films, 1965. Vintage oversize double weight photograph of Orson Welles and John Gielgud on location in Spain for the shooting of "Chimes at Midnight" in 1965. Shot and struck by noted photographer Nicolas Tikhomoroff, with his rubber stamp and the stamp of his Parisian agency, V.I.P., on the verso. "Chimes at Midnight," Welles' third of three legendary Shakespearean adaptations and last masterpiece, is based on his early play "Five Kings," which condensed Shakespeare's War of the Roses cycle into one story. Welles produced the play in New York in 1939 but the opening night, during which Part 1 was performed, was a disaster, and Part 2 was never staged. He revamped the show and revisited it in 1960, again without success. The later production became the basis for this film, in which Welles plays Falstaff. "Chimes at Midnight," as with nearly all of Welles' efforts as a director, was plagued by financial and logistical problems, shot with nearly no budget, and received no promotion and a very limited release. Original photographs from the set are rare. Nominated for the Palme d'Or, and winner of two other awards at Cannes in 1966. 9.5 x 13.75 inches. Near Fine. In a lovely museum-quality frame with archival UV glass.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        DUNE (1st printing, 1st state jacket)

      Chilton Books 1965 - First Edition, First Printing of DUNE by Frank Herbert, with the very scarce First State dust jacket. Near fine, crisp clean book with a stunning Near Fine dust jacket with the four lines for the publisher information on the rear flap. Part one of the Dune series (initialy a trilogy), of one of the most significant science fiction novels of the 20th century. Original blue cloth boards with white titles to spine. The book is in beautiful condition with sharp corners, no edgewear and no bumps. Cloth is clean and unstained with but a very small dime size spot to the rear panel. The binding is tight and square. The end papers are in perfect condition being clean and bright with no owner names, no inscriptions, no bookplates, and no bookstore stamps. The internal pages are very crisp, clean, bright, flat and still stiff with no marks, no writing, no stains, no bent pages and no foxing. Beautiful book, internally appearing as unread. Please see images. The book comes with the First edition, First State dust jacket in stunning condition. The requisite 4 lines for the Chilton Books publisher¿s address are present to the rear inside flap designating the true first edition, state jacket for this title. The jacket has benefited from some very slight restoration by an expert paper conservator and as such presents as a near fine example. The jacket has strong vibrant colors with No rips, No chips, No stains, No fading, No rubbing, No edgewear, and No foxing. Even the rear panel is clean and bright. The jacket is complete and NOT price clipped and has a stated price of $5.95. Stunning jacket! Please see the many included images. A very handsome, crisp copy of a scarce important book with a stunning near fine jacket. The book presents beautifully on the shelf.ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other SciFi listings [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
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        5 teiliges Konvolut von Memorabilia zu Anna Freud. 1 Portrait Anna Freuds (Originalphotographie); 1 handschriftlicher Notizzettel mit Reisedaten; 2 Einladungen zur Feier des 79. Geburtstages von Prof. Dr. René A. Spitz (mit einem Vortrag von Anna Freud); 1 Menukarte zum selben Anlass.

      o. Angaben, o. Vlg., , 1966 1965 - Photo (14 x 9 cm); Notizzettel: (10 x 13); Einladungen: 8°; Menukarte (17 x 12 cm)., Lose Bl., Min. gebrauchsspurig, sonst tadell. Das Photo Annas Freuds ist mit Jahreszahl (1965) versehen; Die Einladungen zur Geburtstagsfeier, veranstaltet von der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Psychoanalyse, sind auf Japanpapier gedruckt; Das Essen zur Geburtstagsfeier fand im Hotel Baur au Lac statt. 1100 gr. Schlagworte: PsychologieSignierte Bücher

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        To Fear a Painted Devil

      John Long, London 1965 - HARDBACK - The book is in very good condition, free of any previous owner names or inscriptions. There is light foxing to the page block, but the inner pages are clean and fresh. The binding is tight with no pushing to the spine tips. The dust wrapper is in very good or better condition with a touch of nibbling to the spine tip. The spine is free of any fading, with the wrapper presenting as a clean example, correctly priced at 15s.net. The authors scarce second novel. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: West Hull Rare Books - P.B.F.A.]
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        Bilder aus dem Boudoir der Madame C.C / Dreissig Heliogravüren 1912

      Privatdruck, 1965. Fol., Sondereinband Dieses Bilderwerk wurde im Jahre 1912 als Privatdruck des Verlegers in einer Auflage von 300 mit der Hand numerierten Exemplaren ausschließlich für Subskripten Hergestellt Ein Neudruck findet nicht statt. Die Platten wurden nach dem vollendeten Druck vernichtet. Dieses Exemplar erhielt die Nummer 26. Graue Kunststoffmappe. Es handelt sich um einen Nachdruck aus den 60er Jahren.sehr guter Zustand

      [Bookseller: Bücher Thiede]
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        Felice Casorati. Opera Grafica

      Torino , EINAUDI, 1965 - 63 incisioni in facsimile su fogli sciolti protetti da acetato. Folio. pp. 22 non numerate + 63 tavole. . Ottimo (Fine). . Prima edizione di 1000 es. numerati. . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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        God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater or Pearls Before Swine.

      New York: Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1965. First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. From the library of Jack Kerouac, with his notes in his hand on the front free endpaper. There are four lines of notes with page numbers corresponding with the text. Additionally this copy is signed by Kurt Vonnegut in a contemporary hand on the same page. An exceptional association copy, as there were probably no two authors of the 1960s whose work was more relevant, both reflecting and informing it, to the social ferment that was profoundly changing the United States than Kerouac and Vonnegut. Very good in a bright dust jacket with light wear. Rare and desirable. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater is author's fifth novel and comic masterpiece. "A brilliantly funny satire on almost everything" (Conrad Aiken). It was adapted as a musical in 1979, marking the first collaboration of composer Alan Menken and lyricist Howard Ashman.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Source

      Random House, New York, 1965. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Signed by author. Limited edition, #37 of 500, signed & numbered by Michener on colophon, which states 'Of the first edition of The Source five hundred copies have been printed on special paper and specially bound.' Slipcase also numbered on corner. Page base and fore-edge faintly foxed, top page ridge (dyed red by publisher) unaffected, slipcase edges and rear panel lightly foxed, top edge more so. 1965 Hard Cover. 909 pp. 8vo. Maps on endpapers, and following text. Black cloth, gilt titles, red interlocking circle design on spine, red top page ridge. "James Michener sweeps us back through time to the very beginnings of the Jewish faith, thousands of years ago. Through the predecessors of four modern men and women, we experience the entire colorful history of the Jews, including the life of the early Hebrews and their persecutions, the impact of Christianity, the Crusades, and the Spanish Inquisition, all the way to the founding of present-day Israel and the Middle-East conflict." CONTENTS: The Tell; The Bee Eater; Of Death and Life; An Old Man and His God; Psalm of the Hoopoe Bird; The Voice of Gomer; In the Gymnasium; King of the Jews; Yigal and His Three Generals; The Law; A Day in the Life of a Desert Rider; Volkmar; The Fires of Ma Coeur; The Saintly Men of Safed; Twilight of an Empire; Rebbe Itzik and the Sabra; The Tell.

      [Bookseller: Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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        Faksimile - Thierbuch.

      Dietikon-Zürich, J. Stocker-Schmid, 1965 - 2° (39 x 25 cm), 4 Bl., CLXXII, 13 S., zahlreichen Holzschnitt-Illustr., OHPgt. in Schuber, Namenszug a. Vors., tadellos. Ex. Nr. 263 der 465 Ex. der Ausgabe auf Ingres-Bütten. Faksimiledruck nach der ersten deutschen Froschauer-Ausgabe von 1563, mit einem synoptischen Verzeichnis der lat. u. dt. Tierbezeichnungen und ihren modernen Synonymen, zusammengestellt von V. Ziswiler.- Conrad Gessner (1516-1565), Schweizer Arzt, Naturforscher und Altphilologe. Er gilt als einer der berühmtesten und wichtigsten Naturforscher und Gelehrten der Schweiz. Seine Bedeutung beruht unter anderem darauf, dass er sich nicht mehr ausschließlich auf die tradierten Erkenntnisse der Antike und des Mittelalters verliess ? die er ebenfalls ausführlichst auswertete ?, sondern seine eigenen Naturbeobachtungen höher wertete. Die Qualität der Darstellung in seinen Veröffentlichungen unterschied ihn von seinen Fachkollegen, da er wegen seines überdurchschnittlichen Zeichentalents nicht darauf angewiesen war, professionelle Künstler für seine Buchillustrationen heranzuziehen. Sein offizielles botanisches Autorenkürzel lautet ?Gesner? 3100 gr. Schlagworte: Illustr. Bücher - allgemeinBibliophile AusgabenHelvetica - AllgemeinAlte Drucke - nach 1550Naturwissenschaft [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fiches Documentaires. Le Matériel moteur et remorqué S.N.C.F. [ Lot d'environ 490 fiches en 22 classeurs ]

      Loco Revue 1965 - Lot d'environ 490 fiches (souvent dépliantes) en 22 classeurs mobiles, Loco Revue, circa 1965-1974 à savoir 40 fiches ; 37 fiches ; 24 fiches ; 21 fiches ; 31 fiches ; 40 fiches ; 33 fiches ; 38 fiches ; 21 fiches ; 29 fiches ; 13 fiches ; 12 fiches ; 3 fiches ; 14 fiches ; 28 fiches ; 23 fiches ; 28 fiches ; 11 fiches ; 15 fiches ; 19 fiches ; 8 fiches ; 2 fiches Rare ensemble réunissant 490 fiches techniques très détaillées de matériel moteur (locomotives vapeur ou électrique, etc.) ou remorqué (wagons, fourgons, voitures, tombereau, etc.). Bon ensemble en très bon état. Langue: Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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        The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window

      New York: Random House 1965 - 8vo., green boards and black cloth lettered in gilt; a gorgeous copy, lacking dust jacket. First edition, with a foreword by John Braine and an introduction by Robert Nemiroff, who, according to the LHLT, first produced "The Sign" in 1964, and subsequently led the fight&#151;joined by hundreds of the nation&#146;s foremost artists and public figures&#151;that transformed Hansberry's play from an initial commercial &#147;failure&#148; into a Broadway legend, with a permanent place in American drama. A presentation copy, inscribed by Nemiroff to the playwright William Gibson and his wife: "Dearest Bill and Margaret - Inevitably you are in these pages: two of the `fools' who helped to prove again why the author had the confidence to believe and write as she did. In deepest gratitude, Bob Nemiroff, 5/26/65," on the front endpaper. Nemiroff, who was Hansberry's husband and co-producer of "The Sign," included a letter of praise from fellow playwright Gibson in his eulogist introduction to the play, which openly briefly until his wife's untimely death. A significant presentation copy. DGC: a.p.o [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Divina Commedia. Codex Altonensis. Herausgegeben von der Schulbehörde der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg durch Hans Haupt. Vollfaksimile mit zahlreichen, teils farbigen Abbildungen und Komentarband mit Beiträgen von Hans Haupt, Hans Ludwig Scheel und Bernhard Degenhart und zahlreichen Abbildungen. 2 Bände in OPappschuber komplett !

      Berlin, Gebr. Mann Verlag, 1965. 4°, 145 Blatt Faksimile; 126 S. Kommentar. Großformatige Orig.-Leinenbände mit goldgeprägten Leder-Rückenschildchen und blindgeprägten Vorderdeckeln in OPappschuber - sehr guter Zustand - 1965. Eins von 550 numerierten Exemplaren (gesamt 600) - Das vorliegende Exemplar trägt die Nummer 337. Die im Lichtdruckverfahren faksimilierte, prächtig illustrierte Pergamenthandschrift des 14. Jahrhunderts aus dem Besitz der Bibliothek des traditionsreichen Gymnasiums Christianeum in Hamburg-Altona erschien anläßlich des 700. Geburtstages Dante Alighieris. a79072 Versand D: 6,00 EUR Buchwesen, Die göttliche Komödie

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht]
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        PORTRAIT OF THE ASSASSIN

      New York: Simon & Schuster, (1965). First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a close to Fine, bright dustwrapper which seems to have been trimmed slightly as it is slightly smaller than the book. The first and, at least to that point, the only book about JFK's assassination by a member of the Warren Commission, written while Ford was still a member of Congress. SIGNED by the future President on the front endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        In Cold Blood

      Random House, 1965. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Random House, New York 1965. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Printing, no additional printings. Red cloth boards. Jacket priced at $5.96 and 1/66 on the dust jacket. Signed by Truman Capote on a tipped in page after the endpaper. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Near Fine, clean boards, tight spine. Clean pages, soft shelf wear, light spots at the page edges. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, shelf wear, age toning. Spots on the jacket, short tears. Wrapped in a new mylar cover.

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        Everything That Rises Must Converge.

      New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1965 - Octavo. Original light blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, titles to spine in white, grey endpapers, top edge blue, others trimmed. With the dust jacket. A couple of minor bumps to edges of rear board. Otherwise a fine copy in a lightly toned jacket with slightly rubbed extremities. First edition, first printing of this posthumously published collection of nine short stories. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch

      New York: Doubleday and Company,, 1965. Octavo. Original grey boards, titles to spine black. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in the jacket with lightly rubbed extremities. First edition, first printing. It was nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1965. With the publisher's review slip laid in.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Painted Bird.

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1965. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed on the half title page, "with every best wish, cordially, Jerzy Kosinski Sept. 1975." Fine in a very good dust jacket with a few small chips to the spine. The Painted Bird established Jerzy Kosinski as a major literary figure. Kosinski's story follows a dark-haired, olive-skinned boy, abandoned by his parents during World War II, as he wanders alone from one village to another, sometimes hounded and tortured, only rarely sheltered and cared for. Through the juxtaposition of adolescence and the most brutal of adult experiences, Kosinski sums up a Bosch-like world of harrowing excess where senseless violence and untempered hatred are the norm. Through sparse prose and vivid imagery, Kosinski's novel is a story of mythic proportion, even more relevant to today's society than it was upon its original publication. "A powerful blow on the mind because it is so carefully kept within the margins of probability and fact" (Arthur Miller).

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        Alice im Wunderland. Herausgegeben vom Forum Stadtpark.

      Graz, Grazer Druckerei, 1965. - Qu.-Fol. Mit 7 (1 farb.) signierten Orig.-Lithographien von Peter Pongratz. 3 Bll. (Titel, Druckvermerk und Inhalt). Lose in OLn-Mappe mit Deckelschildchen (leicht fleckig). Eines von 5 (Gesamt 30) Exemplaren außerhalb des Handels, als épreuve d'artiste ("E.d.A") gekennzeichnet. - Druckvermerk mit eh. Signatur des Künstlers und Stempel "Forum Stadtpark".- Peter Pongratz, 1940 in Eisenstadt geboren, wuchs in Graz auf und studierte Malerei an der Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien und an der Hochschule der bildenden Künste Berlin. Von 1966 bis 1970 war er Assistent bei Max Weiler in Wien. "Pongratz war am Beginn seines künstlerischen Schaffens beim Forum Stadtpark in Graz, und in Zusammenarbeit mit Schriftstellern wie Wolfgang Bauer, Peter Handke und Gerhard Roth. Diese Verbindung zur Literaturszene zieht sich durch bis zum Austrokoffer, welchen er illustrierte. Im Jahre 1968 gründete Pongratz mit Wolfgang Herzig, Martha Jungwirth, Kurt Kocherscheidt, Franz Ringel und Robert Zeppel-Sperl die Künstlergruppe 'Wirklichkeiten'.".- Gutes Exemplar. Kunst und Kunstgeschichte [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        IN COLD BLOOD

      Random House (1965), New York - INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author to his lawyer on the first blank: "for that admirable attorney/Elbert Robinson/from his client and friend/Truman Capote." Capote's masterpiece, a trendsetting book that opened a floodgate of "nonfiction" novels that has yet to abate. Made into a movie starring Robert Blake. Covers slightly bowed; tape stains to verso of rear endpaper where newspaper clipping, now loose, was once affixed. Mild soiling and light wear to the dustwrapper which has light tape stains to the corners and slightly darker stains to the inside flaps. Near Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        In Cold Blood.

      The New Yorker Magazine, New York 1965 - Four issues of the New Yorker of Capote&#146;s In Cold Blood, which is where it was originally published. Octavo, bound in half cloth. Signed by Truman Capote. In near fine condition. Rare. "Until one morning in mid-November of 1959, few Americans--in fact, few Kansans--had ever heard of Holcomb. Like the waters of the river, like the motorists on the highway, and like the yellow trains streaking down the Santa Fe tracks, drama, in the shape of exceptional happenings, had never stopped there." If all Truman Capote did was invent a new genre--journalism written with the language and structure of literature--this "nonfiction novel" about the brutal slaying of the Clutter family by two would-be robbers would be remembered as a trail-blazing experiment that has influenced countless writers. But Capote achieved more than that. He wrote a true masterpiece of creative nonfiction. In Cold Blood established Capote as the "herald of a new genre, &#145;the non-fiction novel,&#146; which recognizes the convergence of fiction and fact in times of outrage, the insane surrealism of daily life" (Hart, 122; Allen, 247). "The best documentary account of an American crime ever written. . . . The book chills the blood and exercises the intelligence . . . harrowing" (The New York Review of Books). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        1965 Chagall Le Cirque D'Izis Book

      1965 - "Chagall Le Cirque D'Izis" by Marc Chagall, Unsigned Book printed in 1965. The overall is size of the Book is 14 x 10 inches. The conditon of this piece has been graded as A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Here is some supplemental information about the Book: 1965 Andre Sauret , Monte Carlo. 1st Edition, 171 pages. Hardcover in dust jacket and plastic protector. Text in French by Jacques Prevert. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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