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        Cowboy Kate & Other Stories

      London: Bodley Head, 1965. First edition. Large quarto. Signed and dated by Sam Haskins. When photographer Sam Haskins published his most famous book, Cowboy Kate and Other Stories, in 1964, it was a pioneering work, blending an extended visual narrative with an artful use of black-and-white tones and subtly erotic, peek-a-boo nudity. First published in Europe, the book sold out several international editions. Very good in a very good dust jacket. Uncommon signed.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        COWBOY KATE & ANDERE STORIES.

      - Bonn, H. M. Hieronimi, 1965. 27,5x35,5 cm. Ouvrage de photographie imprimé par Héliographia S.A. à Lausanne, Suisse. Reliure toilée noire de l'éditeur, portant le titre en lettres blanches sur le plat supérieur et le dos. Jaquette illustrée. Etui en carton illustré. Petit accroc et traces d'insolation sur l'étui, sinon ouvrage en excellent état et de toute beauté. Érotique. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        Dune

      Chilton, Philadelphia 1965 - Inscribed on the title page "For George- Frank Herbert". An unread copy with just a couple of issues.There is a shallow vertical crease on the outside of the front board which extends from the bottom about 3/4 of the way to the top. The board doesn't seem bent though, which makes me suspect this was a Chilton production irregular. Bumping to corners and to hinge ends, especially the top end which is well bumped. Minor shelf wear, and slight foxing to end papers. Jacket still whole and glossy, but has a few tears and edge wear especially around spine ends and flap fold ends. Foxing to inside of jacket. Protected by brodart sleeve. Book Club edition. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jusara Book Shop]
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        Micro Book: Poem of Tu Fu

      Tokyo: Toppan, (c. 1965). (24)pp. This set includes two versions of the ancient Chinese poet Tu Fu's verse "The Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup": a miniature book measuring 1 3/8 inches (35mm.) square, and an ultra-microminiature measuring a mere 3.75mm square. In each, the text is presented in English and Japanese. The ultra-microminiature is contained within a magnifying case attached to a keychain. The case's metal cover is printed with "Micro Book" in white and gold on a black background, and has a distinctly mid-century aesthetic. According to the accompanying bilingual brochure, which includes instructions for opening the case, "This key-holder contains the smallest book ever published in the world... the fruit of our outstanding technical know-how involved in plate-making and printing." The thickness of each letter is approximately equivalent to one-fifth of a human hair. Toppan produced its first Micro Books in 1965 for the New York World's Fair, and the company has continued to break records for the world's smallest book ever since. Housed in a silver plastic clamshell box, lined with satin and red velvet. Only one institutional copy recorded, in a different, less elaborate presentation. Very fine.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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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.

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        Blacklist Magazine - Number Six

      Maplewood, New Jersey: Ronald Norman. 1965. First. First printing. 104pp. Stapled paper wraps with handwritten price at lower left corner ($1.00), likely as issued, and numbered #353 on the front flap. A tiny tear to the front wrap with a chip affect several pages, some toning, and rear wrap detached and moderately chipped along the spine and bottom edge, very good. A literary magazine packed with luminaries of the New York poetry scene and Warhol's Factory. This issue features a poem by Andy Warhol and Gerard Malanga ("Date in Tunis"); an eight-page excerpt from Tarzan of the Flicks by Theatre of the Ridiculous co-founder, Ronald Tavel; an essay from avant-garde film expert Jonas Mekas; a three-page interview with Pete Seeger; a three-page profile of painter Ben Shahn; a two-page interview with Edward Albee. Additional contributor include Ed Sanders, Ted Berrigan, Tuli Kupferberg, Joan Baez, Diane Wakoski, The Fugs, Jules Feiffer, Kirby Congden, Paul Krassner, Roland Stone, Les Peer, David Henderson, Allen Katzman, Eric Von Schmidt, Erik Viviat, Gerald Dooher, Sotere Torregian, Mari Parcell, Danny Boyarin, Mordecai, Barney McCaffrey, Cohn, Jeff Broadbent, Winstan Brooks, Gari Youree, Joan Gilbert, Norman, Ken Weaver, John Wilcock, Elaine Statman, Dov Seeger, Calvin Herton, John Cornillon, Calvin Forbes, Ronnie Billet, Jack Smith and John Keys. A very scare magazine with no copies listed in OCLC. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Manuel du Libraire et de l'amateur de livres contenant 1°-Un nouveau dictionnaire bibliographique. 2°-Une table en forme de Catalogue raisonné. Cinquième édition originale entièrement refondue et augmentée d'un tiers par l'auteur.

      G.-P. Maisonneuve & Larose 1965 - 6 volumes fort in-8 ( 220 X 140 mm ), pleine toile verte à la bradel. Réimpression ( 1965 ), de la cinquième édition ( la plus complète ). Mouillure sur un volume, cachets de bibliothèques sinon bon exemplaire, propre et solide. bibliophilie bibliographie Littérature [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tiré à Part]
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        IN COLD BLOOD. Family Presentation Copy.

      Random House, New York 1965 - First Edition. Presentation Copy. This is TC's Aunt Lucille Faulk Ingram's own copy with a Random House " Compliments of " printed card taped to the front pastedown on which is written in a presumed secretarial hand in blue ink: " .the author, who wishes you a Merry Christmas". On the front fly, aunt Lucille Ingram has neatly inscribed in red ink: "Given to Lucille Ingram by Truman Capote". She has also signed the back endpapers twice. Near fine in a very good dustwrapper with some old tap e remains visible. [old tape removed]. A very special copy of one of Capote's highlights. Of All of the cousins Truman lived with as a child, Lucille Faulk Ingram & her daughter were his closest kin. As a fledgling writer looking for solitude, it was in the comfort of Lucille Ingram's home that Truman began to write his first novel, Other Voices, Other Rooms. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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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. A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences. ARC.

      Random House, New York 1965 - FIRST EDITION. Wrappers. 8vo. 343 pp. Advance Review Copy. Bound in the first-issue dust wrapper with burgundy endpapers. Fore-edges of the leaves are untrimmed. The wrapper retains the publisher's price of $5.95 in the upper right of the front flap & is only minimally shelf-rubbed at the extremities. A very good or better copy - 2" closed tear at bottom inner edge of the front cover. Custom clamshell case. Basis for the icy 1967 documentary-style film directed by Richard Brooks and starring Robert Blake and Scott Wilson. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        In Cold Blood : a True Account of a Multiple Murder and its Consequences

      New York; Random House 1965 - Subjects: Hickock, Richard Eugene, 1931-1965. Smith, Perry Edward, 1928-1965. Murder --Kansas. DW priced and correctly coded. References; Kenneth Starosciak; Truman Capote, a Checklist [1.a]. Fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Flat-signed by the author. 1 Kg. 343 pp. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences

      Random House, New York 1965 - First edition. Advance Reading Copy in self wrappers. Fine. Pulitzer Prize-winner for non-fiction. Capote's first cousin Harper Lee acted as his secretary during his investigations into the tragic Kansas murders. Basis for the excellent film adapted for the screen and directed by Richard Brooks, with Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe, Quincy Jones' music, and Conrad Hall's famous cinematography. A beautiful copy. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        In Cold Blood : a True Account of a Multiple Murder and its Consequences

      New York; Random House 1965 - Subjects: Hickock, Richard Eugene, 1931-1965. Smith, Perry Edward, 1928-1965. Murder --Kansas. DW priced and correctly coded. References; Kenneth Starosciak; Truman Capote, a Checklist [1.a]. Fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Flat-signed by the author. 1 Kg. 343 pp. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        In Cold Blood

      Random House, New York 1965 - Signed by the Author. Dust jacket has the fist edition points: 1/66 on front flap, "Publishers of the American College Dictionary and the Modern Library", original price of $5.95. Book has dark top stained pages, first printing on copyright page. There is also a circular blind stamp on the rear board, which would indicate it is a book club edition. Signed by Capote on the title page. Dust jacket has moderate wear, mostly small chips around the edges. There is a slightly larger chip on the top edge of rear panel, just at spine. The rear edge of the spine panel is heavily worn. There are small chips at flaps and a chip in the color at the leading edge of the front panel. Jacket is now in clear mylar cover. Maroon cloth with gold and silver titles on spine, gold initials on front board. Head and tail of spine are only slightly bruised. Cloth is clean, binding is a little soft, though not cracked. The name 'Munson' is neatly written on the first blank. Maroon endpapers. Pages are yellowed but otherwise clean. 343p. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Birchwood Books]
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        IN COLD BLOOD

      New York, Random House, 1965. - First edition. Dust jacket. Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rosenbad Antique Books]
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        In Cold Blood: A True Account of Multiple Murder and Its Consequences

      Random House, New York 1965 - First edition. Bowed front board, a crease on the top corner of the first few pages, and fading on the top stain else very good in a very good dustwrapper with rubbing, slight creasing, and faint staining on the rear flap. Signed by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        CARNETS DE JEAN ARLAUD. Tome I : 1913-1927. Tome II : 1928-1938. [2 volumes].

      1965 - Sans lieu, nom d'éditeur ni date [Toulouse, Imprimerie Camilli et Fournié, 1965]. Deux volumes in-quarto (180 X 228) brochés, couvertures bleu ciel illustrées. Tome I : 549 pages, (1) f., nombreuses illustrations dans le texte ; Tome II : 481 pages, nombreuses illustrations dans le texte. Quelques taches claires aux couvertures, cicatrice de 15 mm en tête du dos du tome I. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. Tirage limité à 503 exemplaires. UN des CINQUANTE EXEMPLAIRES numérotés sur papier couché Stella (n°8), tirage de tête. «Très recherché » (Labarère, I, 57). «Belle impression. Rare » (Dendaletche, 78). «Il appartenait à ce savoyard, né en Dauphiné, arrivé à Toulouse à dix-neuf ans pour y étudier la médecine, de jouer un rôle de premier plan d'animation de l'exploration des parois pyrénéennes. Les camps d'Arlaud ponctuèrent une vie très active de montagnard prosélyte de l'alpinisme et à finalité éducative. Prenant ses distances vis-à-vis du Club Alpin Français, il fonde en 1920 le Groupe des Jeunes. Il participe comme médecin à l'expédition française au Karakoram en 1936. Il se tue sur la crête des Gourgs-Blancs en 1938 où une croix et une plaque rappellent sa mémoire. Ses 28 carnets manuscrits (1913-1933) ont été acquis en 1976 par le Musée Pyrénéen de Lourdes. » (Dendaletche, 77). BEL EXEMPLAIRE, au corps d'ouvrage en PARFAIT ÉTAT. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Looking Glass War

      Heinemann 1965 - first edition first impression in fine condition, flat signed by John le Carre to half title page, the jacket is in excellent condition, spine is unfaded, now in removable protective sleeve, please see pics, any questions please get in touch, paypal accepted [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Setanta Books PBFA]
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        The Looking Glass War - Signed and Inscribed

      Heinemann 1965 - A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1965. A very good book which has spotting to the top edge which encroaches on to the tops of some of the pages. One small previous owner’s bookplate removed from the front pastedown. SIGNED to the dedication page by the author (and for Isaac Barisaac from John Le Carre). In a very good clipped wrapper with a completely UNFADED with some light wear to the head and tail of the spine and to corners. Isaac Barisaac was an Israeli banker and book collector who met a number of times with Le Carre. This is the first instance we have seen an inscription by Le Carre on the dedication page. Rare signed and unfaded [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        THE LOOKING-GLASS WAR

      London: Heinemann, (1965) - Fine, seemingly unread, true First Edition of the acclaimed author's highly successful fourth book. A scarce title now, particularly in such condition, in its original very near Fine, bright, fresh dust jacket. Source of the 1970 British film directed by Frank R. Pierson, which starred Ralph Richardson, Christopher Jones and Anthony Hopkins. A lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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        Half of Paradise

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1965 - Small faint stain on fore-edge otherwise fine in dust jacket with tiny closed tears at spine ends, a couple of short closed tears, and scrape on inner front flap. Author's first novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Mordida Books]
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        A Sense of Where You Are: A Profile of Princeton's Bill Bradley

      Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York 1965 - First edition. Fine in a fresh and near fine dustwrapper with a little rubbing at the corners and a thin pen stroke on the front panel, but none of the usual spine fading. A much brighter than usual copy of the author's fragile first book, which has become very scarce in this condition. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Old Glory.

      New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1965 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and design to upper board in red, white, blue and gold, red endpapers and top-stain. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the very lightly toned jacket. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the title page "For Elia with affection & admiration from Cal". Cal was the author's nickname, and the recipient is Elia Kazan, the director and screenwriter. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        A Sense of Where you are

      Farrar, straus and Giroux 1965 - Inscribed and signed by John McPhee on half title page. Also signed by William Bradley below Mr. McPhee's signature. Clean and tight. In unread condition. DJ price clipped. Has light wear on edges and a short tear on cover. In archival cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bearly Read Books]
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        The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby.

      New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1965 - Octavo. Original white cloth, titles and decoration to spine and upper board in gold and yellow, orange endpapers, yellow top-stain. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed and creased dust jacket with a small nick to the bottom of the front panel. 18 black and white illustrations. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "Best wishes, fourteen thousand seven hundred and ninety-three of them, from Tom Wolfe". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        A Sense of Where You Are: A Profile of William Warren Bradley [Princeton's Bill Bradley]

      Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, New York 1965 - Black cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; b/w photo-illustrated dust jacket. Warmly inscribed by the author on the title-p.: "For Bill Turino -- whose affection for Darmouth College is so considerable that he once seemed to believe that he lived at 285 Avenue D, and whose great appreciation of the subject of this book is thus particularly valid. With fond regards to you and to Mary -- John McPhee / January 16, 1966." Spine tips and corners gently rubbed; spine and edges of boards just a little bit sunned. Dust jacket sunned along spine, with a few tiny wrinkles at corners and along the edges. An excellent copy of the author's first book. Bill and Mary Turino are notable for their philanthropic work in their hometown of Bronxville. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        A Sense of Where You Are: A Profile of Princeton's Bill Bradley

      Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York 1965 - First edition. Hardcover. The first book from this brilliant writer whose books on a wide range of subjects have garnered him a wide audience as well as critical acclaim in the form of a Pulitzer and several National Book award nominations. This book profiled Bradley while he was still a collegiate basketball star and Rhodes Scholar but it hinted at the future greatness that he would accomplish in leading two Knick teams to championships and becoming a U.S senator for New Jersey. A fine and tight copy in a bright about near fine dust jacket with some minor edge wear and small tears but none of the usual fading to the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Le Musee de l'Homme suivi de La Peche au Soleil Levant

      Galerie Alexandre Iolas 1965 - illustrated wraps tipped-in plates original etching by Max Ernst signed in sand colored cloth chemise and slipcase no. 100 one very small stain on edge of slipcase. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: San Francisco Book Company]
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        Philobiblon. Eine Vierteljahresschrift für Buch- und Graphiksammler. Dreissig Jahrgänge. Im Auftrag der Maximilian-Gesellschaft in Hamburg hrsg. v. Ernst L. Hauswedell u. Reimar W. Fuchs.

      Hamburg / Stuttgart: Verlag E. Hauswedell, 1965 ( ( - 1995.)) - Bedeutendste deutsche Bibliophilen-Zeitschrift der Nachkriegszeit, wohlerhaltene Reihe dieses wichtigen Periodikums. Wohl ungelesen. Es fehlen: Jahrgang 1966 komplett, sowie aus Jahrgang 1989 und 1995 jeweils Heft 4. Deutsch 30000g [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Krull GmbH]
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        THE JAMES BOND DOSSIER

      London: Jonathan Cape 1965 - First edition, first printing. THE AUTHOR’S COPY. Publisher’s unique presentation binding of quarter red morocco over red cloth boards. Gilt titles and raised bands to the spine, and with the author’s gilt stamped initials to the bottom left corner of upper cover. Top edge gilt. A very good or better copy with only light rubbing to the extremities. Loosely inserted is a typed letter signed in black ink by the author reading "I certify that this copy of "The James Bond Dossier", Jonathan Cape, London, is an individual production, specially bound by the publishers as my own personal copy. It is unique and no other exists anywhere or has ever existed. Kingsley Amis". Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA)]
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        THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT.

      [No Publisher],, [United States]: 1965 - (GOREY, Edward). THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT. Mel Bourne presents an exciting ninety-minute horror film conceived, written, and directed by Jack Kaufman and Carlos Clarens. With titles and special sequences by Edward Gorey. Oblong 16mo, black wrappers printed in white, [8] pages, illustrated (reproducing drawings by Edward Gorey and photographs of scenes from the movie), stapled. A scarce, unrecorded item, published circa 1964 [not listed in Toledano; no copy cited by OCLC worldwide]. Spine is lightly rubbed, else a near fine copy. First edition, original promotional pamphlet for horror film, 'Things That Go Bump in the Night,' illustrated by Edward Gorey [not in Toledano]. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Waiting for Godot Books]
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        Collection [Many Inscribed]

      1965-1999. A collection of books by the noted African-American expatriate writer. Himes left the U.S. for Paris, as did many of his black contemporaries, including Richard Wright and James Baldwin, to escape the pervasive racism of his home country. He met his second wife, Lesley, there and after a long courtship they married. As a mixed race couple they encountered prejudice and in 1969 they moved to Spain, where Chester died in 1984. This collection includes 27 books, 20 titles: four signed or inscribed by Himes and eleven signed or inscribed by his wife, Lesley, all of them to a close friend. As follows: • Retour en Afrique [Back to Africa]. Paris: Plon (1965). A French paperback edition. Signed by the author. Age toning and mild foxing, a few small creases; very good in wrappers. • Mamie Mason [Pinktoes]. Paris: Plon (1965). A French paperback edition. Signed by the author. Foxing to endpages; very good in wrappers. • -. Same title, Pinktoes. (London): Allison & Busby (1989). The hardcover issue of the British edition. Age toning to pages; else fine in a near fine dust jacket. • Il pleut des coups durs [If Trouble was Money]. (n.p.): Gallimard (1973). A French paperback reprint. Very good in wrappers. • My Life of Absurdity. Garden City: Doubleday, 1976. The first edition of the second volume of his autobiography. Inscribed by the author: "For Dorothy/ with my best wishes/ Chester Himes." Foxed, thus a very good copy in a foxed and price-clipped dust jacket. • Plan B. Paris: Lieu Common, 1983. A French paperback edition. Signed by the author in the year of publication. Near fine in wrappers. -. Same title. A French reprint issued after Himes' death in 1984. Inscribed by Lesley Himes in 1985. Foxing to endpages; very good in wrappers. • -. Same title. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi (1993). First thus. Inscribed by Lesley Himes "to a very dear friend" in the year of publication, at Christmas. Fine in a near fine, spine-sunned dust jacket. -. Same title, the first paperback printing of the University Press of Mississippi edition, also 1993. Inscribed by Lesley Himes, "with love." The half-title with the inscription has been torn out and it now laid in. Very good in spine-faded wrappers. • Hard-Boiled Dicks No. 8-9: Chester Himes. Paris, 1983. A special issue (in French) dedicated to Himes. Includes work by James Sallis. Inscribed by Lesley Himes, who has signed it "with love/ Chester & Lesley." Foxed; near fine in stapled wrappers. • A Case of Rape. Washington, DC: Howard University Press, 1984. First thus. Foxing to edges of text block; very good in good, edgeworn and spine-sunned dust jacket. • If He Hollers, Let Him Go. London: Pluto (1986). First Pluto printing. Inscribed by Lesley Himes in the year of publication. Very good in wrappers. • La troisieme generation [The Third Generation]. (n.p.): Gallimard (1986). First printing of this French reprint. Inscribed by Lesley Himes in the year of publication. Minor foxing; near fine in wrappers. • Faut etre negre pour faire ca...[Something In a Colored Man]. (Paris): Lieu Common (1986). Foxed endpages; very good in wrappers. • Corre, Hombre [Run Man Run]. (Barcelona): Plaze & Janes (1988). First printing of this Spanish edition. Inscribed by Lesley Himes. A foxed paperback; very good in a very good dust jacket. • -. Same title. (London): Alison & Busby (1997). First printing of this English edition. Cocked; very good in wrappers. • The Real Cool Killers, The Heat's On, Cotton Comes to Harlem, Blind Man with a Pistol, A Rage in Harlem. NY: Vintage Crime, 1988-1989. First printings of five of six volumes in the Vintage Books paperback reprint series (missing The Crazy Kill). Cotton Comes to Harlem has some edge creasing; otherwise the set is near fine in wrappers. • The Quality of Hurt. NY: Paragon House (1990). First printing of this U.S. paperback edition of the first volume of Himes's autobiography. Spine sunned; very good in wrappers. • The Collected Stories of Chester Himes. NY: Thunder's Mouth Press (1991). First American edition. Inscribed by Lesley Himes in 1992, "with much love." Near fine in a near fine, edge-sunned dust jacket. • -. Same title, fourth printing, 2000. With a signed notation by Lesley Himes dated 2001: "I put this book of short stories together because they are a very important part of Chester's work and very different from all the other books. Enjoy!" Paperback. Gently read; very good in wrappers. • Lonely Crusade. (Edinburgh): Payback Press (1997). First thus, with an introduction by Richard Wright. One page corner turned, about near fine in wrappers. • Yesterday Will Make You Cry. NY: Norton (1998). Second printing of this edition of Himes' 1953 novel Cast the First Stone, here published in its original version, as Himes first intended. Inscribed by Lesley Himes, "with much love" in 1998. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. • -. Same title, Por el pasado lloraras. (Barcelona): Muchnik (1999). First thus. Inscribed by Lesley Himes, "with best wishes/ Yesterday will make you cry." Fine in self-wrappers. ¶ Together with a handful of newspaper clipping and photocopies of articles about Himes, his work, and his wife; some on "xerox" paper and much faded. Also included is a copy of a 2005 email to Lesley Himes regarding the theatrical production of La reine des pommes (A Rage in Harlem). Himes's books all addressed the racism that was endemic in the U.S. Several of them used the form of the detective story -- a series featuring Harlem detectives "Coffin" Ed Johnson and Gravedigger Jones that is highly regarded by aficionados of the mystery genre -- to explore social issues. Himes wrote an autobiography, My Life of Absurdity, and the crime novelist and mystery scholar and historian James Sallis wrote a biography of him in 2000.

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        A DIALOGUE WITH SOLITUDE

      A Community Press Publication Distributed By Horizon Press, Culpepper, VA & New York 1965 - np, 83 duotone illustrations. Designed by Dave Heath. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. From Hugh Edwards' foreword: "A Dialogue With Solitude is a self-portrait in which the artist himself never really appears, but is revealed and interpreted by every detail. From the beginning of the sequence to its end, the viewer accompanies his unseen guide, out of darkness and troubled sleep, on a pilgrimage through an unpredictable environment where contradiction seems to be the only law. It is a solitude crowded with human beings, all of whom he recognizes and understands, but with whom he can make no exchange other than the gestures of an almost mechanical ritual. Along the way are pauses, marked by poetic quotations". Beginning with the Philadelphia native's tour of duty during the Korean war, "Dialogue"'s dark, murky images capture ten years of winding through an America seen through the shadows of Barnum, Sartre and Camus. With resonances of Robert Frank, Diane Arbus, Lisette Model and Ed Van Der Elsken, Dave Heath's landmark book was a truly an innovative work upon its unheralded 1965 appearance, and remains one of the highlights of Post-war photographic literature. A bright, handsome copy of the first edition itself (cited on page 104 of Martin Parr and Gerry Badger's "The Photobook: A History Volume II" and page 43 of "From Fair to Fine: 20th Century Photography Books That Matter") lacking its fragile dust jacket and showing a very slight crimp to the tips of the boards at the lower foredge corners. It has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pinktoes

      Putnam/Stein And Day, New York 1965 - Hardcover. First edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Slight spine lean to the book. As with most copies of this book there is fading to the jacket spine. A satirical novel of inter-racial marriage. Signed by Himes on the title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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