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      Chilton 1965 - First edition in a first issue dust jacket. jacket flaps attached to endpapers. Very good in a very good dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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      London: Faber and Faber,, 1965. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Small notation in ink to front free endpaper, in the dust jacket with light fading to spine, front corner with shallow chipping. A very good copy. First edition, first impression. Plath's second book of poetry.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Orchard Keeper

      New York: Random House, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Good/good. Boards are in fine condition with top edge of text bloc dampstained for first 100 pages. Some rippling. The dust jacket, while intact with only a couple of faint closed tears has some water staining as well. A better copy than some listed at higher prices First edition, First printing

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        Chitty Chitty Bang Bang The Magical Car Adventure No 3 Signed

      UK: Jonathan Cape, 1965. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang The Magical Car Adventure No 3 by Ian Fleming Signed First Edition Jonathan Cape 1965. First impression. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Crisp white pages, corners sharp, covers unmarked and appear as new. In original dust jacket, not price clipped. An excellent copy. SIGNED BY LIONEL JEFFRIES to loosely inserted photograph.

      [Bookseller: Brought to Book Ltd]
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      Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1965. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo; olive green cloth, with titles stamped in maroon on spine; maroon topstain; 582pp. Bookplate signed and dated by Fowles in Lyme Regis loosely laid in. Hint of sunning to spine cloth, else very Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, gently sunned at spine, with light edgewear to corners and spine ends, and a single tiny chip to upper corner of front joint; an attractive, Very Good+ example. Basis for the 1968 film starring Michael Caine, Anthony Quinn, and Candice Bergen which, though not a commercial success at the time of release, has developed a very strong cult following over the years.

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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        Over Sea, Under Stone [with] The Dark is Rising [with] Greenwitch [with] The Grey King [with] Silver on the Tree With New Prefaces by the Author Illustrated by Laura Carlin THE DARK IS RISING SEQUENCE COMPLETE IN PUBLISHER'S SLIP-CASES

      Folio Society, 2011-2012. 5 vols., 8vo., First Edition thus, with coloured frontispieces, 35 fine coloured plates and grey endpapers; pictorial boards, buckram backs lettered in silver, a fine set in publisher's board slip-cases. One of the best-loved and most highly regarded children's sequences of the late twentieth century, Susan Cooper's pentalogy was first published between 1965 and 1977. Here each volume benefits from a new preface by the author. . Catalogs: folio society.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        Over Sea, Under Stone

      The First UK Printing published by Jonathan Cape in 1965.The BOOK is in near FINE condition.Clean boards with bright gilt titling.Very light toning to the text block with the occasional spot.Clean pages.Free from inscriptions and markings.The WRAPPER is complete and is in near FINE condition.Very bright and clean with just a hint of rubbing to the upper spine and upper front corner.A few light spots on the remarkable clean rear cover.The wrapper looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival protector.A sharp copy.The First title in the acclaimed 'Dark Is Rising' series. Wonderful wrapper artwork and B/W illustrations by Margery Gill.A very scarce title and collectible with such attributes.

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        The American Indian: Aspects of His Culture and An Indication of His Present Status in the Society of His Dispossesors

      (n.p.): (Pithekos Press/Bowdoin College). (1965). Unbound, folded and gathered sheets for a fine press limited edition with unattributed text on the "Historical Perspective," "The Indian Portrait," and "The Economic Aspect." With nine full-page unattributed woodcut portrait illustrations, most retaining their tissue guards. According to the colophon, 50 copies were produced, or were to be produced, in May of 1965 and this was the third work of this now-elusive press. 22 leaves. 10-1/2" x 13". Oddly, although not obviously misbound, two of the text pages repeat; else fine. The leaves were laid into a plain brown folder, which is present, but split at the fold and losing its edges. An attractive production, very possibly the prototype for a student fine press edition that was never completed. We can find no record of this title in OCLC nor in the specific catalog of Bowdoin College; nor can we find any listing for any other volume issued by this press. That being said, it is an attractive production: the woodcuts were apparently done by different artists and some are quite striking; the text, which is highly critical of U.S. historical treatment of Native Americans, is an early example of the kind of social criticism that the 1960s became famous for: the Free Speech Movement in Berkeley was taking place in the same academic year this was produced, and it wasn't for another two or three years that widespread criticism of the Vietnam War spilled over into widespread critical reevaluation of the national myths and official histories of the United States. This Bowdoin production is evidence of these ideas simmering on college campuses prior to their exploding into the national consciousness. A powerful piece and a notable historical document. First Edition. No Binding.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The James Bond Dossier

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1965., 1965. FIRST EDITION. THE AUTHOR'S COPY, in a bespoke quarter leather binding of half red morocco, gilt, commissioned by the publisher for presentation to Amis. Obviously a unique copy, this was likely bound by Ian Fleming's own binder Arthur Last, the style matching closely the author's copies of Cape's original Bond novels now residing at the Lilly Library and researched by Gilbert while producing the forthcoming bibliography. Amis' presentation binding also features his initials tooled in gilt. A typed statement is included, noting this as being the only such copy produced for him, SIGNED in full by Amis. Owned in conjuction with Lucius Books of York. Amis' first venture into the world of James Bond. He also wrote the light-hearted 'Book of Bond' in 1965 and the first post-Fleming 007 novel 'Colonel Sun'. BMC No.1 p.4-13 'Fleming and Bond; Related Titles'. Gilbert, Jon; Ian Fleming: The Bibliography, page 592, see also Appendix A, page 634.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Ariel (1st impression 1st edition 1965 Faber hardback)

      Faber, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Good. VG+/Good+ 1st impression 1965 1st edition Faber hardback, unclipped dust-jacket in protective sleeve. Area of darkened staining visible around centre of and lower part of dust-jacket spine, rubbing and surface nicks to DJ spine ends with small area of loss to top front corner of DJ, a little spotting to top edge of page block and a few spots visible to dust-jacket else VG+ bright and well-preserved. 1st edition 1960 'Colossus' also available. Immediate insured dispatch worldwide Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 057620..

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        Berlin. Grunewald, Birkenwald mit Model Studie.

      Berlin 1965. 18 x 24 cm Agfa Vintage Abzug von Franz Lazi. guter Zustand.. verso gestempelt und in Bleistift Archiv # 9011

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      - 1 / Dante Alighieri Zusammenfassung: Dante Alighieri: Divina Commedia. Codex Altonensis. Kommentar zum Codex Altonensis. Mit Beiträgen von Hans Haupt, Hans Ludwig Scheel, Bernhard Degenhart. Dieses Werk erschien in zwei Bänden anläßlich des 700. Geburtstages von Dante Alighieri. Der erste Band enthält das Faximile des Codex. Der zweite Band enthält den Kommentar. Das Werk wurde in einer einmaligen Auflage von 600 Exemplaren u. nummeriert. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer 233. Berlin, Gebr. Mann, 1965. OLeinenbände, 4to, 145/126 S., im Lichtdruckverfahren faksimilierte farbige Tafeln der prächtig illustrierten Pergamenthandschrift des 14. Jahrhunderts aus dem Besitz der Bibliothek des traditionsreichen Gymnasiums Christianeum in Hamburg-Altona. Ohne den Schuber, gut bis sehr gut erhalten, sauber ++ erschien anläßlich des 700. Geburtstages Dante Alighieris. Sprache: Deutsch.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat-vorZeiten Dr. H. Kähning]
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        The Smell of Fear

      London, Hamish Hamilton, 1965., 1965. FIRST EDITION. Short crime thrillers. 8vo. Contains 14 stories, including the first book publication of the Philip Marlowe story "The Pencil". There was no US equivalent edition. Publisher's cloth in dustwrapper designed by Youngman Carter. Quite simply a fine, crisp, untouched copy, as fresh as the day it was printed! Uncommon title. Bruccoli. A Raymond Chandler Bibliography.

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        The Treasury of Great Recipes

      U.S.A.: Ampersand Press, 1965. Copyright date 1965, first edition, first printing. Signed by Mary and Vincent Price. Illustrated throughout by Fritz Kredel. Rare and out-of-print. A Golden Brown padded cover over boards with a very decorative front cover of gold lettering on a red background and gold design on the front board and also title in gold lettering on a red background on the spine. No tears or bent pages, nor any writing. No Dust Jacket As Issued. Both page ribbon markers are present and in fine condition. Shelfware to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine are very-very minor. A few small points on the back board. Text and illustrations are bright and clean, binding is secure, A Rare and Out-Of-Print Collectible Book.. Signed by Authors. 1st Edition. Hardcover. near Fine/No Dust Jacket As Issued. Illus. by Fritz Kredel. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Collectible and Out of Print.

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        The James Bond Dossier

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1965., 1965. SIGNED FIRST EDITION. Pp.159. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards with gilt titles to spine and blind-stamped bullet-holes to upper cover in the dust-wrapper based on the familiar 'trompe l'oeil' designs which decorated the Ian Fleming first editions. A lightly handled copy with a little rubbing and toning. Inscribed to reviewer Michael Curtis, with full signature of the author. With a previous bookseller's catalogue description loosely inserted. Amis' first venture into the world of James Bond. He also wrote the light-hearted 'Book of Bond' in 1965 and the first post-Fleming 007 novel 'Colonel Sun'. BMC No.1 p.4-13 'Fleming and Bond; Related Titles'. Gilbert, Jon; Ian Fleming: The Bibliography, page 592, see also Appendix A, page 634.

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      London: Faber & Faber, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Faber & Faber, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. Near Fine, in a Near Fine original dust jacket with price of 12s 6d net intact. Faint edge wear to cloth, faint ding to edge of pages at top and one on side. Light sunning to the dust jacket spine panel and chipping to spine ends. Rear panel shows light soiling and rubbing, and the front panel has a tiny scuff. A beautiful copy.

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        Neunte Sardinienreise : Typoskript, korrigiertes Typoskript und Druckvorstufen mitsamt Probedruck,

      - 1 Aktenordner mit der gesamten Druckgeschichte des so schon seltenen Drucks der Neunten Sardinienreise Ernst Jünger, die 1965 als Privatdruck bei Hans Thomae (Basotherm) in Biberach erschienen ist, Seite für Seite ordentlich in Klarsichthüllen: 2 Seiten Typoskript von Jünger mit dessen Monogramm und Imprimaturvermerk vom 18. 2. 1965 und Korrekturen und Anmerkungen von seiner Hand (roter Kugelschreiber) sowie mit Bleistift von der Hand seiner Ehefrau Liselotte Jünger.- Dazu 2 Seiten Typoskript von Jünger mit Adnoten von Heinz Saueressig von der Firma Thomae zum Druck, dazu: grossformatige Negativkopie (8xDIN-A4!) der originalen Tagebuchseiten von Jünger.- Dazu: die Kopien abermals, diesmal auf 16 Seiten zur Reproduktion zugeschnitten und aufbereitet.- Dazu: dasselbe noch einmal, diesmal die Texte im Positiv auf 22 Seiten mit Texten mit Schreibmaschine und dazu Anmerkungen zum Druck von Saueressig.- Dazu: Probedruck von 24 Seiten, der interessanterweise von der Druckausgabe, die dann 100 numerierten Exemplaren erschienen ist (davon 30 signiert), abweicht.- Das Tagebuch umfasst den Text vom 4. September 1963. Durchweg von ordentlicher Erhaltung, die Typoskripte sind mit normalen "Arbeitsspuren" und Knickchen.- Provenienz: Das Konvolut ging von Heinz Saueressig an den Bankier und Jüngersammler Otmar Lang in Staufen, aus dessen Nachlass ich es wiederum gekauft hatte. Sehr seltenes Autograph, solche Druckgeschichten sind ja meist in Verlagsarchiven oder Nachlässen verbuddelt. Detaillierte Einzel-Photos gern per eMail.- Mühleisen 0136: Neunte Sardinien-Reise. T.B. Texte und Zeichungen aus Ernst Jüngers Tagebuch der Neunten Sardinienreise, 4.9.63, Erst Jünger zum 70. Geburtstag am 29. März 1965 // interner vermerk kxx \m/' Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 10000 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Desolation Angels

      New York: Coward-McCann. (1965). First. First edition. Introduction by Seymour Krim. Fine in fine dustwrapper with slightest toning at the spine. An usually fresh copy with the usually faded spine-lettering as bright as when published. Difficult in this condition. .

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

      Oyez, Berkeley 1965 - [48] pp. Stapled and glued into printed wrappers. One of 500 copies printed of Welch's second book. Inscribed by the author to Henry Rago and dated 10/66. Henry Rago was the editor of Poetry magazine and taught at the University of Chicago. With a correction on the last page of the text in Welch's hand. Slight wear to spine and edges, extremely light bend to front cover, else fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Twelve Poems

      Festival Publications, Belfast 1965 - First edition, first printing, with the nine-pointed purple sun motif. Signed at the top front cover 'Anthony Glavin. April 1966.' A clean copy, with some age toning to spine area, but without corrosion of staples. Tiny rust speckles on lower back cover, very slight cover wear. A ballpoint annotation at foot of page eight. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        12 Original-Lithographien. Illustrationen zu: Dan Lindholm, Götterschicksal, Menschenwerden. Aus der Edda nacherzählt. Stgt. 1965.

      . 12 lose Blätter (51 x 40 cm), auf Japan-Papier gedruckt, alle numeriert (A2) und handsigniert (1965). 5 Blätter mit Wasserrand (am weißen Rand), alle Bl. etwas stockfleckig u. leicht gebräunt, einige mit kl. Einrissen bzw. Knickspuren meist an den Rändern..

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        Extremely Rare Image! Unique Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Signed Photograph of the Surrender of Japan aboard the USS "Missouri" in Tokyo Bay, September 2, 1945 with lengthy inscription

      [San Francisco, California], 1965 / 1966. 14" x 11". "Rare Photograph Signed ""C.W. Nimitz, Fleet Admiral, U.S. Navy"" on photographic image in lower blank margin with 33-word inscription. Black and white, 10"" x 8"" image, overall 14"" x 11"". Captioned on the image: ""THE JAPANESE SURRENDER / U.S.S. MISSOURI / TOKYO BAY, 2 SEPTEMBER 1945."" Affixed to heavy board of same size. Minor flaws in blank margins. Fine condition.Inscribed by Fleet Admiral Nimitz ""To Dr. E.R. Lewis - with best wishes and great appreciation of your generous courtesy / in presenting to me a personalized copy of your very important work - 'A HISTORY OF / SAN FRANCISCO HARBOR DEFENSE INSTALLATIONS'. C.W. Nimitz Fleet Admiral, U.S. Navy.""In this unique signed photograph taken during the surrender ceremonies on board the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, September 2, 1945, Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, Commander-in-Chief, Pacific, and Pacific Ocean Areas, is signing the Instrument of Surrender as the Japanese representatives, who have already signed, stand at attention. Standing immediately behind Fleet Admiral Nimitz are, left to right, Rear Admiral Forrest Sherman, Deputy Chief of Staff to Admiral Nimitz; Admiral William F. Halsey, Commander, Third Fleet; and General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander.In this image, after the Japanese representatives signed the surrender document, Admiral Nimitz signed as ""United States Representative."" As Nimitz signs, Admiral Halsey is whispering into General MacArthur's ear as MacArthur puts his arm on Halsey's back.Most probably because Halsey is speaking to MacArthur as Admiral Nimitz signed and there are so many photographs of the signing from all angles picturing the three officers standing at attention behind Nimitz, this image itself is rare.""A History of San Francisco Harbor Defense Installations"" by Dr. Emanuel Raymond Lewis (1928-2014) was published by the California Division of Beaches & Parks in 1965. Fleet Admiral Nimitz died in 1966. E.R. Lewis was commissioned as a First Lieutenant in the Coast Artillery Corps, but it was abolished shortly after his commission. He was then transferred to Military Intelligence where he served form 1954-1956. He was the longest serving and final House Librarian for the U.S. House of Representatives Library in the U.S. Capitol Building. Lewis was appointed House Librarian in 1973, and served in this position until January 1995, at which time the Library, along with the House Historical Office, were reorganized and placed under the new Legislative Resource Center, a division of the Office of the Office of the Clerk. As House Librarian, in July 1974, Lewis provided critical historical references to guide the House Judiciary Committee in its work during its hearings for the impeachment the President."

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        Space-time approach to quantum electrodynamics" WITH "The Theory of Positrons" in: Physical Review, Vol. 76, 1949, pp. 769-89 and 749-59

      FIRST EDITION of Feynman's literal "reformation of quantum mechanics itself;" claiming "that he could not understand standard quantum theory and had to recreate it on his own, Feynman's famous diagrams, introduced and developed here for the first time, "elegantly rewrite quantum theory" (American National Biography; Peacock, The Quantum Revolution, 102). This volume includes a plethora of other works of significance: Richard Feynman's "Theory of Positrons", "On the Origin of Elements " by Maria Mayer and Edward Teller; Giulio Racah "Theory of Complex Spectra" and work by Shockley, Bratten, Bardeen, Pearson, Shul, Schwinger, Zener and so many others. Of the three pivotal formulations of quantum mechanics, Feynman's was the third, following Heisenberg's matrix formulation and Schrodinger's wave equation formulation; Feynman's is the third formulation. Feynman's path integral formulation was "another way of thinking about QED that is probably as visualizable as any theory of quantum fields is ever going to be, and relatively easy to calculate with. The key idea was to represent every possible particle interaction with a space-time diagram. Photon wordlines (their trajectories through spacetime) are represented by wavy lines, while particles such as electrons and positrons are straight lines or curves" (Peacock, The Quantum Revolution, 102). "The dramatic discovery that Feynman made is that the space-time description of a positron moving forward in time is EXACTLY equivalent to the same mathematical description of an electron moving backward through time along the same track in the Feynman diagram. In addition, because photons are their own antiparticles, there is no difference in this description between a photon moving forward in time and one moving backward in time… An electron proceeding through space and time meets an energetic photon, absorbs it, and is scattered backward BACKWARD IN TIME until it emits an energetic photon and recoils in such a way that it moves forward in time again. Instead of three particles, two electrons, and a positron in a complicated dance, we have one particle, one electron that zigzags its way through space AND time, colliding with photons here and there along the way. Feynman (along with Tomonaga and Schwinger) won the 1965 Nobel Prize "for their fundamental work in quantum electrodynamics, with deep-ploughing consequences for the physics of elementary particles" (Nobel Foundation). CONDITION & DETAILS: Full volume. Lancaster: American Physical Society. 4to (10.75 x 8 inches; 268 x 200mm). Continuously paginated pp.1934. Feynman papers pp. 769-789 and pp. 749-759. Ex-libris with no markings at the spine whatsoever. There is a small stamp on the front flyleaf and title page; a handsome pictorial bookplate on the front paste down. Illustration: In-text figures throughout. Exterior: Bound in tan cloth with a gilt-lettered spine; very slight rubbing at the edges; minor indentations on cover. Tightly and solidly bound. The interior is bright and very clean throughout. Very good condition.

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        The Man With the Golden Gun

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1965,, 1965. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, SECOND STATE, BINDING B. Pp.221. Publisher's cloth-effect paper over boards with gilt lettering to the spine, plain covers, patterned green endpapers. In the original pictorial dust-jacket illustrated by Richard Chopping. With the faintest of marking, this is a lovely fine copy. A really crisp example, protected in an elegant quarter leather clamshell box Gilbert A13a (1.3)

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        The Smell of Fear

      London - Hamish Hamilton 1965 - The first edition of this collection of short stories from Raymond Chandler. Including Nevada Gas, Pick-Up on Noon Street, Red Wind and much more. Condition: In a cloth binding with original clipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart, with just some light bumping. Dustwrapper is generally smart, though with some handling marks to the rear and slight edgewear. Internally, firmly bound. Ink inscription to front free-endpaper. Bookseller's label to rear pastedown. Pages are bright, and clean. Overall: NEAR FINE in a VERY GOOD INDEED dustwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Corridor of Whispers -a Gothic Romance -by Edwina Noone (aka: Michael Avallone ) ---with the Original Cover Art By Bob ( Robert ) Schinella

      N.Y. / New York: Ace K-223, 1965, 1st Edition, First Printing , 1965. ----------two items, the first is a paperback of the book CORRIDOR of WHISPERS by Edwina Noone, a penname for Michael Avallone, a Good copy only of this 1st edition, creases and overall wear, age toning to paper, as well this includes the original cover art for the book, artwork is by Bob Schinella, measures about 18 x 30 inches, a very Good example with some light rubbing, some edge wear which does not affect the image, a quite nice image, original cover art for vintage paperbacks rarely come available, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. First Edition. Soft Cover Original Cover Art. Good. Illus. by Bob Schinella ( Robert ).

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        Fox in Socks. A Tongue Twister for Super Children

      New York, Randon House. 1965, 1965. FIRST EDITION: Publisher's pictorial boards. Near fine, with good original dustwrapper. Few tiny nicks to exteme edge. Colours bright and unfaded. Internally faultless, except for a tiny area of rubbing to top corner of front flysheet.

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      . Deutsch. Z 2; gut erhalten, sauber.. Dante Alighieri: Divina Commedia. Codex Altonensis. Kommentar zum Codex Altonensis. Mit Beiträgen von Hans Haupt, Hans Ludwig Scheel, Bernhard Degenhart. Dieses Werk erschien in zwei Bänden anläßlich des 700. Geburtstages von Dante Alighieri. Der erste Band enthält das Faximile des Codex. Der zweite Band enthält den Kommentar. Das Werk wurde in einer einmaligen Auflage von 600 Exemplaren u. nummeriert. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer 233. Berlin, Gebr. Mann, 1965. OLeinenbände, 4to, 145/126 S., im Lichtdruckverfahren faksimilierte farbige Tafeln der prächtig illustrierten Pergamenthandschrift des 14. Jahrhunderts aus dem Besitz der Bibliothek des traditionsreichen Gymnasiums Christianeum in Hamburg-Altona. Ohne den Schuber, gut bis sehr gut erhalten, sauber ++ erschien anläßlich des 700. Geburtstages Dante Alighieris.

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        The End of the Game

      New York: Viking (1965) - First Edition. Quarto. A fine presentation copy, lengthily INSCRIBED by Beard to former Minneapolis Institute of Arts photography curator Christian Petersen. The inscription includes a two-page hand drawing in ball point pen, a small foot print in black ink, and an interesting history of the book's publication, as follows: "Special Delivery / from C.J. Bucher in / Lucerne 1962-1963 / another uphill battle vs Helen K. Taylor / and Bryan Holme [Viking Press retards while / I was still @ school trying to do this book / .(. subsequently delayed three years)." A scrapbook of African images, text, and other musings, culled from Beard's work in Kenya in the early 1960s, and published when the photographer was only 25 years old. Sadly, much of what Beard feared and forecast has come true, adding an uncanny prescience to his apocalyptic title. (Roth 170-171, Open Book 208-209, Auer 448). A few ink smudges to the boards, tiny bump at the spine head, else near fine in a near fine jacket. Meaningful copies of the true first edition of Beard's first and most important book are uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        John Buchan. A Biography

      London, Rupert Hart-Davis. 1965, 1965. First Edition. 8vo. Publisher's dark blue cloth, light edgewear, a near fine copy. No dustwrapper. Graham Greene's copy of this detailed biographical work. Buchan's influence shows clearly throughout many of Greene's works and he is mentioned several times in the biography. Greene's distinctive signature may be found on the front free endpaper, and there are a couple of annotations in his hand to the rear.

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        The Man with the Golden Gun (A James Bond novel)

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1965., 1965. First Impression. Finely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe for Asprey of London in full black goatskin with Japanese endpapers, a.e.g. A beautiful copy. Fleming wrote one James Bond novel each winter in his Jamaican retreat 'Goldeneye' from 1953-1964. This title, The Man with the Golden Gun, was written during the 63/64 winter months and published posthumously by Cape as the last full-length Bond novel. Gilbert A13a.

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        Annals of Natal 1495 - 1845 Vol I & II

      Struik, 1965, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: GoodThe jackets are a bit marked and worn. A little tanning. The page edges of vol II are slightly eroded. Soundly bound. No 300 of 750. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: vl2.

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        A Dialogue with Solitude

      Culpeper, Virginia: The Community Press, 1965. A clean, solid copy of the 1965 1st edition. VG+ in its gray/beige boards. Thin quarto, gritty, crisp black-and-white, documentary-style photography thruout. A seminal mid-60s record of urban isolation. (Roth 101, Parr, etc.).. First Edition. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good.

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        Biography of an Idea: Memoirs of Public Relations Counsel Edward L. Bernays

      Simon and Schuster, New York, 1965, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Printing, SignedSize: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 849 pages including index and black and white photographic plates. Signed and inscribed by author upon front free endpaper. "... Author is the pioneer who did more than anyone else to establish the principles, practices and ethics of public relations... Mr. Bernays describes the many national movements, social beliefs, trends, fashions and fads that have resulted from his carefully planned public relations activities. He reveals the secrets, the techniques, the causes and consequences of his glamorous, crucial, yet little understood profession... A fascinating inside account of the men, the events and the ideas that have been at the center of America's history in the twentieth century." - from dust jacket. Light wear to book. Binding sound. Few drops of soiling to fore-edge. Infrequent underlining and marginal lines. Average wear and soiling to price-clipped dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart.A magnificent addition to any public relations collection.

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        Lavori in corso. Versi di Vittorio Sereni. Incisioni di Attilio Steffanoni.

      Milano, Sheiwiller, 1965. Cartella in folio (cm. 57); pp. 8 + 20 pp. di poesie di V. Sereni e riproduzione di suoi appunti autografi + 5 incisioni originali firmate e numerate a matita da A. Steffanoni. PRIMA edizione. Questa cartella a cura di Vanni Scheiwiller è stata tirata in soli 30 esemplari numerati + 5 fuori commercio. Axs

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        I travestiti. Con una nota di Elvio Fachinelli. A cura di Sergio Donnabella

      In - 4 (cm 24x32), pp. 164. Testi e fotografie in bianco e nero di Lisetta Carmi. Leg. edit. cartonata illustrata. Inserto di 16 pagine di carta rosa sottile con riproduzione di foto e lettere dattiloscritte che i protagonisti del libro inviarono alla fotografa. Testi in italiano e inglese tradotti da Pietro Ferrari. Grande forza alle foto è data dall'impaginazione realizzata da Giancarlo Liprandi, uno tra i migliori rappresentanti del design grafico del secondo novecento e il cui contributo non può essere considerato secondario per la realizzazione di questo meraviglioso volume. "Tutto ciò che è maschile può essere anche femminile, e viceversa. Non esistono comportamenti obbligati, se non in una tradizione autoritaria che ci viene imposta sin dall'infanzia". Così scriveva Lisetta Carmi negli anni Settanta, nell'introduzione. La fotografa genovese, pioniera del fotoreportage d'impegno civile italiano, realizzò non solo una delle prime indagini sociali sul fenomeno del travestitismo in Italia, ma un racconto profondamente coinvolgente di una minoranza al margine. "Li ho conosciuti a una festa di Capodanno a Genova nel 1965, loro vivevano nel ghetto degli ebrei, tra Via del Campo e piazza Fossatella. In sei anni di vita insieme li ho sempre protetti, stimati, ho vissuto la loro sofferenza, l'emarginazione, le violenze, gli arresti. Ma grazie a loro, ho capito me e ho riscoperto la gioia di essere donna in un periodo in cui mi ribellavo al ruolo che la società ci aveva assegnato". Le straordinarie fotografie ci restituiscono i protagonisti in una dimensione privata, mentre sorridono alla macchina fotografica esibendosi senza finzioni in reggiseno e cotonature altissime, mentre si truccano, si allacciano il reggicalze, cucinano. Il libro faticò a trovare un editore e attirò la condanna della chiesa. Dopo qualche anno alcune copie furono distribuite con una sopracoperta a celare la foto di copertina."I Travestiti svolgono un servizio sociale? Sono l'espressione enfatizzata ed esasperata di un modo ormai superato (o in via di superamento) di considerare la donna come un bene di consumo? Sono l'avanguardia paradossale e contraddittoria di un modo nuovo di concepire (o di abolire) i ruoli assegnati all'uomo e alla donna? O sono tutte queste cose insieme?Io sono entrata nell'ambiente dei travestiti per caso nel 1965 durante una festa di capodanno: li ho rivisti successivamente nella loro vita quotidiana e ho cominciato a vivere con loro e a fotografarli. Li ho subito sentiti come esseri umani che vivono e soffrono tutte le contraddizioni della nostra società come minoranza ricercata da una parte e respinta dall'altra. Non è un caso però se il mio interesse e la mia partecipazione ai loro problemi ha creato fra me e loro una fiducia, un affetto e una comprensione che mi hanno permesso di fare questo lavoro con un rapporto che andava al di là di un normale rapporto fra fotografo e fotografati. Io stessa in quel tempo ero assillata - forse a livello inconscio - da problemi di identificazione maschile o femminile. Oggi capisco che non si trattava tanto di accettazione di uno "stato" quanto di rifiuto di un "ruolo".E i travestiti (o meglio il mio rapporto coi travestiti) mi hanno aiutato ad accettarmi per quello che sono: una persona che vive senza ruolo. Osservare i travestiti mi ha fatto capire che tutto ciò che è maschile può essere anche femminile, e viceversa. Non esistono comportamenti obbligati, se non in una tradizione autoritaria che ci viene imposta fin dall'infanzia. Ma chi sono i travestiti? Perché - al di là di un mezzo per vivere - cercano così disperatamente la condizione femminile? Che cosa significa per loro il mito della donna? E che cosa è "la donna"? intendo non solo per loro ma anche per i clienti. Tutte domande a cui è difficile dare una risposta, ma che sono vive e presenti nel nostro tempo e che mettono oggi in crisi il rapporto uomo - donna. I travestiti si mascherano, è vero; ma lo fanno per necessità. Hanno però il coraggio di fare quello che fanno e di affrontare una realtà spesso drammatica e violenta. Per molti di loro non esiste una alternativa di lavoro: come uomini hanno un aspetto troppo femminile,come donne hanno l'impedimento dello stato anagrafico maschile. Sopportano stati di solitudine incredibile proprio perché da una parte la società li ricerca e dall'altra li isola, li obbliga praticamente a vivere in ghetti (a Genova il loro quartiere è proprio l'antico ghetto degli ebrei), ha paura di riconoscersi in loro. Li usa, li paga, li giudica: ignorando volutamente che sono esseri umani. Ma io credo che il giudizio che noi diamo degli altri è quasi sempre un giudizio che noi diamo di noi stessi; ciò che negli altri ci spaventa è in noi; e difendiamo noi stessi sempre offendendo quella parte di noi che rifiutiamo. Mi diceva un travestito, riferendosi alla sua vita privata e non certo al suo lavoro: "Quando io ho un rapporto d'amore, non mi importa se è con un uomo o con una donna: è un essere umano che in quel momento mi dà se stesso e al quale io do me stesso". Una difesa dell'omosessualità? No. Forse è invece un'apertura verso rapporti umani più veri e più liberi e il rifiuto di rapporti standardizzati e violenti. E non è un caso che proprio lo stesso travestito, che anni fa appariva come una bellissima donna, oggi ha ritrovato la sua parte maschile, attende con gioia un figlio dalla donna che ama, e non fa più il travestito. La sua è stata un'avventura umana, un ritrovarsi da solo con le sue sole forze, in una società che per difendere dei principi non è più capace di vedere gli uomini" (Lisetta Carmi) [http: / / / dblog / articolo.asp?articolo=830] "Via del Campo c'è una graziosa / gli occhi grandi color di foglia / tutta notte sta sulla soglia / vende a tutti la stessa rosa". Così, nel 1967, cantava Fabrizio De Andrè in "Via del Campo", rendendo famose in tutta Italia le "graziose" di Genova, quelle che a Napoli chiamavano "femminielli" e altrove "travestiti". Ma l'Italia scoprì le "graziose" non solo grazie alla voce di De Andrè, ma anche al libro "I travestiti" di Lisetta Carmi, un'artista sempre interessata al sociale che ha seguito con la sua macchina fotografica i "travestiti" genovesi dal 1965 al 1971, stringendo amicizie durate anni. Sono immagini di un bianco e nero lontano, provenienti da un mondo scomparso, remoto. Ma i "travestiti" resistono, orfani di quell'antica magia, gemme di una luce futura. Amati spesso da uomini tradizionalisti con intuizioni rivoluzionarie" [http: / / / ... / arte - travestiti - resistenti - e...]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Colonnese s.a.s.]
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        Inadmissible Evidence. A Play.

      London Faber and Faber, 1965 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine lightly faded at head and tail, contents a little toned. An excellent copy in a jacket with a rubbed spine panel and some dampstaining to rear panel. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. "22.2.65 Just one rose. With love lots. J." and with the label of the Library of the Hurst at the John Osborne Arvon Centre in Shropshire loosely inserted. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      1965. MANHOFF, Bill. THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1965. 8vo., cloth in dust jacket. First Edition. Signed by actor and director Elia Kazan- his copy: bearing his ink name and address stamp on the front endpaper. Basis for the well-known play, starring Alan Alda and Diana Sands, and for the movie, starring Barbra Streisand and George Segal. Enclosed in a custom-designed, leather & cloth clam-shell box, with a gilt-worked spine and with an owl and a pussycat in leather onlays on the front cover. $750.00.

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        Words of Ugo Betti

      Los Angeles: Immaculate Heart College Press, 1965. Folio. 15, (4)pp., plus (8)ff. One of 275 copies. Sister Marie Fleurette's dissertation on Innocence & the Process of Justification in the Late Plays of Ugo Betti is followed by quotations from the famed Italian judge, poet, and playwright. These quotations, which reflect on faith, love, and life, are illustrated in an accompanying suite of eight original serigraphs by Sister Mary Corita. Betti's words are set against backgrounds of bright tones, wide brushstrokes, geometric shapes, and typographic elements. One of the leading artists working in that medium, Sister Corita is known for her bold use of color and messages promoting peace. Bound in terra-cotta cloth with an enclosure attached to the rear board for the prints. Slight fading and a few faint marks to cover, else very fine.

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        South African Jewry

      Fieldhill Publishing Co. (PTY) Ltd, 1965, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacketthe boards are edge worn and shelf rubbed. edge tears. a bit marked. internally clean and tightly bound. [P.O.] Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: oclz.

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        Behind the Scenes at Wimbledon: Duncan Macaulay

      Collins. Hardcover. Light wear to boards, content clean and sharp, solidly bound, water marked edges to title page, good DJ with some edge and spinal wear and water marks, Signed By Both Duncan Macaulay and Sir John Smyth. Only Known Signed Copy . Good. 1965.

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