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        Crucifix in a Deathhand

      Loujon Press, 1965-01-01. Paperback. Like New. New Orleans / New York: Loujon Press / Lyle Stuart, 1965. Self-wraps with wrap-around belly band. Illustrated by Noel Rockmore. First edition, first printing from a limited edition of 3,100. Signed by Bukowski on second to last page in red ink, dated 3-10-65. Near Fine condition. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Light shelf wear and a bit of offsetting to inner flap, else fine. Includes belly band excellent shape. A handsome copy in unusually nice shape. Includes a signed note from Loujon Press founder Gypsy Lou Webb to a bookseller, dated March 3, 1969.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN

      JONATHAN CAPE 1965 - First Edition, First Printing Very good condition book in green printed soft wraps. Most of the uncorrected proofs were printed up in very small quantities of about 500 pieces. DEFINITION OF AN UNCORRECTED PROOF: In publishing jargon, a proof is the preliminary iteration of a book, intended for a limited audience. Its purpose is to allow for final edits. The proofs can also help to build and maintain buzz about a book before its official release date, generate some early reviews and have potential readers eager to get their hands on the title. A galley proof or uncorrected proof may still have errors or areas open to change. It is generally bound differently than the final product, often only spiral-bound, and missing much of the polish of the eventual published version, opting instead for plain, often coarse paper. Inclusion of proposed publication information (date, price, etc.) can also be included. Usually the proof consists of text only, and is devoid of any art or illustration that may be present in the final published version. If a book is successful and does well upon final publication, or if it goes out-of-print early but develops a fan-base or cult following, an uncorrected proof can become a valuable prize for collectors. Part of the appeal is their scarcity, and the fact that they will sometimes have slightly different text from the final piece. (Beth Carswell, ABE BOOKS) Beautiful condition in printed green soft wraps. Slight rubbing to spine and outer edges, small black scuff mark to rear board about the size of a dime (obviously well loved and no doubt was passed about for review). However the binding is firm, the end papers are internal pages are very clean with no stains, no handling marks, no foxing, no bent pages, no writing, and no owner names. Small 1/3¿ (about 3mm) intact tear along seam of the lower spine. Most of the uncorrected proofs were printed up in very small quantities of about 500 pieces. A most unique gift and a scarce addition to a James Bond collection. Beautiful scarce Fleming book in great scarce collectible condition.ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other Fleming/Bond titles [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Autobiography of Malcolm X

      Grove Press, 1965. Hardcover. Good. New York: Grove Press, 1965: First Edition, stated First Printing. In original dust jacket with price of $7.50 intact. Hardcover and dust jacket are in about Good condition. Clean pages, sound binding. Light staining to the side of the page block, with only the slightest affect to the pages themselves and mostly to the first few pages. Corners and edges of the cloth are worn, light rubbing to boards. Damage to the bottom of the rear board, where it seems a security strip, or something of the sort, once was, with tape remnants, tape and leaving parallel splits in the cloth. The dust jacket has rubbing, creases, chips and long splits, with some tape repairs made from the verso. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Plexus

      Grove Press, 1965. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Grove Press, 1965. Signed. First American Edition, First Printing. Near Fine, in original dust jacket with price of $7.50 intact. Signed by the Henry Miller in marker on the title page. Very light overall wear to pages; top page corners towards the rear are ever-so-slightly bumped. Rubbing to the bottom side edge of the page block at the corner. The cloth shows light edge wear; light wear to spine ends. The dust jacket is very nice, with very light hints of wear and a very small stain at the top of the spine, visible only from the verso. A lovely copy.

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        And Men My Fuel.

      Chicago: Novel Books Inc. 1965 - First edition of the autobiography of one of 20-th Century America's most famous burlesque artistes. In flawless condition save for what could be three faint remainder marks to the top of the pages. No reading creases - probably unread. It seems that no one even looked at the pictures. 126 pages with ads at the back for two other Novel Books gems - I Changed My Sex and Two Thousand Maniacs! (Illustrated, no less.) This is a very scarce and wonderfully attractive copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Annals of Crime: In Cold Blood [complete in original bound extracts from The New Yorker Magazine issues September 25th, 1965 to October 16th 1965 ]

      The New Yorker, New York 1965 - 1st publication and hence true 1st edition in 'The New Yorker' magazine [during the year before the 1st book publication which was in January 1966 although the copyright date 1965 is stated on the title page of the 1st book publication and hence is often quoted as the date of the book publication]. Ground breaking non-fiction crime 'novel'. Bound in green cloth with gilt titles to spine - all still very clean and fresh. The binding remains tight, sound and square. Internally pages fresh, magnolia endpapers etc are clean with no inscriptions. True 1st. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Strip Teeth. Köln, Galerie der Spiegel 1965. Folio. Titel, farbiges Vorsatzblatt u. 6 mehrfarbige Pochoirblätter. Orig.-Kartbd. mit Deckeltitel.

      . . Enthält 6 mehrfarbige, im Pochoirverfahren bei Jacomet, Paris gedruckte Blätter und ein farbiges Vorsatzblatt von Horst Antes. Es handelt sich um 5 Ausschneidebögen und einen Hintergrundbogen. Jede Seite gibt eine Vorahnung auf die nächste und gegen Ende wird Stück für Stück des Hintergrundbogens freigelegt. In 350 numerierten und im Impressum vom Künstler signierten Exemplaren. Tadellos erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther Einzelunte]
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        o.T. (P) Original Mischtechnik auf Aquarell-Karton (Aquarell, Tuschfeder, Bleistift) von Rainer Küchenmeistersigniert und datiert.

      . Format 32,6 x 25,1 cm. In Bleistift signiert, datiert 20.XI.65 (20.11.1965) und mit "P" bezeichnet. Verso mit unleserlich gedrucktem Stempel und Montagespuren, sonst sehr guter Zustand.. Rainer Küchenmeister, geboren 1926 in Ahlen in Westfalen, verstorben 2010. Der Künstler lebte in der Normandie und in Paris. Teilnehmer der documenta III in Kassel 1964.

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        First and Second Piatigorsky Cup

      Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie Press, 1965-68 2 volumes: xix+240 pages with frontispiece, illustrations (including portraits) table, diagrams and index; xxxiii+288 pages with illustrations, table, diagrams and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") volume one issued in red with silver lettering to spine and black and silver decorative cover; volume two issued in sea green with silver lettering to spine. Inscribed by Jacqueline Piatigorsky(Betts: 25-340; 25-388) First editions.Volume one annotated by Samuel Reshevsky and other participants. All 56 games, annotated, with an index of openings. Each competitor annotated the game he considered his best and Reshevsky the remainder. Volume two annotated by Jan H Donner, Tigran Petrosian, Robert Fischer, Lajos Portisch, Boris Ivkov, Samuel Reshevesky, Bent Larsen Minguel Najdorf, Wolfgang Unzicker. Introduction by Gregor Piatigorsky. All 90 games annotated with an index of openings. Jacqueline was born in Paris, France, to the famed Rothschild banking family. A nurse taught her to play chess at an early age, when Jacqueline was recovering from a childhood illness. In her 1988 memoir, Jump in the Waves, she wrote that her nurse, Miss Coque, told Jacqueline that: "...with a chess set, it is impossible to be bored." More than a salvation from dullness, the game soon became both a passion and a refuge to Jacqueline. Though she wrote of feeling neglected by her parents and oppressed by a nanny during her childhood, chess offered her an opportunity to forge her own identity independent of her famous family name. In 1937 Jacqueline married Gregor Piatigorsky, a world-renowned cellist. The two immigrated to the United States with their daughter Jephta at the outset of World War II, first settling in Elizabethtown, New York, where their son Joram was later born. Though she had not received any formal chess training, her desire to compete led her to participate in correspondence chess tournaments sponsored by Chess Review. After another series of moves, Jacqueline and her family settled in Los Angeles, California. There, Gregor joined the faculty of the music department at UCLA, while Jacqueline became further immersed in the world of chess. At an auction, she met International Master Herman Steiner, who after learning of her skill, encouraged her to compete in tournaments over the board. He was instrumental in the flourishing of her playing career on the national level, recommending that she be invited to the 1951 U.S. Women?s Chess Championship. After his death in 1955, Jacqueline took over the management of his chess club, the Hollywood Chess Group, and renamed it the Herman Steiner Chess Club in his honor. Jacqueline soon rose to the top of the field of women?s chess and participated in the U.S. Women?s Championships six times in the 1950s and 1960s. Her best result occurred in 1965, when she won second place behind Gisela Gresser. She also defeated her rival, Woman International Master Mona May Karff in such a captivating manner that the New York Times printed their game. Jacqueline took part in another historic first for women?s chess in 1957, representing the United States in the inaugural Women?s Chess Olympiad in Emmen, the Netherlands, with teammate Gisela Gresser. Jacqueline played on second board, and the team won a bronze medal in the historic competition. Later that same year, she took her first step in the arena of chess promotion, serving as the chairperson for the U.S. Women?s Chess Championship, which was held in Los Angeles and sponsored by the Herman Steiner Chess Club. During the mid-to-late 1960s, Jacqueline participated in tournaments less frequently. However, over the course of the same decade, she dedicated herself more fully to chess promotion, first co-sponsoring a match between former child prodigy Grandmaster (GM) Samuel Reshevsky and rising star GM Bobby Fischer. Also sponsored by the American Chess Foundation, the match was held in both New York and Los Angeles. The match ended prematurely over a disagreement over the start time for one of the games?"Jacqueline had wanted a Sunday game to begin earlier both so that she could attend one of Gregor?s concerts and accommodate the travel needs of out-of-town audience members. Fischer declined to play at the earlier time, and the game was declared a forfeit. Fischer refused to play the remainder of the match, which was a disappointment to Jacqueline and the other tournament organizers. In the wake of this event, she formed a close friendship with Samuel Reshevsky, who became her coach. Despite her early setback, Jacqueline?s interest in chess promotion was not dampened, and she established the Piatigorsky Foundation, which had as its goal to boost chess culture in the United States. At the time, the idea of a philanthropic chess organization was so novel that the Internal Revenue Service denied the group?s first application for not-for-profit status. However, she persevered and the Piatigorsky Foundation became renowned for its support of American chess both on elite and local levels. The Foundation?s first and most famous venture was the organization of the 1963 Piatigorsky Cup tournament. This competition attracted the best American and international players. Jacqueline organized it at the urging of Gregor, who said that in the United States there was, "too much emphasis on physical sports and not enough on the intellectual...A country like ours has an obligation not to be second to anyone." However, it was Jacqueline?s attention to detail and persistence that made the event legendary. The competition was held again in 1966, and its success prompted the Los Angeles Times to name Jacqueline its "Woman of the Year." Piatigorsky Cup Tournaments:The 1963 and 1966 Piatigorsky Cup tournaments rank among the strongest chess competitions ever held on American soil. They are on a short list that includes New York 1924, New York 1927, Dallas 1957, and the 2013 Sinquefield Cup. Held during the Cold War, when tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union were high, the Piatigorsky Cups represented a triumph of diplomacy. Jacqueline and Gregor Piatigorsky faced a daunting task in trying to have Soviet players compete in both events, something that had happened only once before in 1954, when the Soviet Union and United States played a team match in New York. That the Piatigorskys succeeded was a testament to their hard work and persistence, and resulted in Tigran Petrosian competing in both events. This was the first time a reigning World Chess Champion had participated in an individual competition in the United States since Alexander Alekhine played in Pasadena, California, in 1932. Both the 1963 and 1966 tournaments were double round-robin competitions in which all participants played against each other twice. Jacqueline produced an elegant trophy for the events that featured a "love cup" designed by Tiffany & Co. as its centerpiece. The cup is flanked by two Régence-style chess pieces, while the base has plaques with spaces for the names of the winners. The 1963 event, held at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California, included eight competitors from five different nations and offered a prize fund of $10,000. The two Soviet players, Tigran Petrosian and Paul Keres, triumphed over the rest of the field and shared the top prize. The exciting competition attracted a large audience. Bobby Fischer participated in the 1966 tournament, ensuring that the top American talent of the period was represented in the competition. It also meant that the field of ten players in the 1966 event contained one World Chess Champion (Petrosian) as well as two future ones (Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky). Fischer had declined an invitation to the first Cup, still unhappy about his aborted 1961 match against Samuel Reshevsky, which Jacqueline had cosponsored. However, by 1966 the sore feelings had subsided, and his presence and play made this Cup an electrifying event. After a strong start followed by a disastrous performance mid-tournament, Fischer mounted an amazing comeback to tie with the tournament leader, Spassky, in the standings. Their game in the penultimate round attracted a record 900 spectators and served as a preview of the excitement the two would generate six years later in their epic 1972 World Chess Championship match in Reykjavik, Iceland. The two played to a hard-fought draw. Spassky then won his last game against Jan Hein Donner, who was at the bottom of the standings, while Fischer?s game against Petrosian ended in a draw. Spassky achieved a narrow victory over Fischer, winning $5000 from the $20,000 prize fund and a smaller version of the Piatigorsky Cup trophy. The Piatigorsky Cups were not only elite tournaments, but they also broke new ground in making chess competitions more spectator-friendly. The 1963 event followed traditions that had existed for decades, with wall boys moving the pieces on large demonstration boards for the audience. Periodically these same wall boys would manually adjust clocks mounted next to the demonstration boards, giving the audience a rough idea of how much time each player had used. This formula worked reasonably well, but Jacqueline, known for her attention to detail, wanted to improve this system for the second event. She aimed to ensure that everyone that attended the tournament would be able to see the action, even if they were seated in the back of the playing hall. To this end, she developed a projector system that would make the moves of each game clearly visible. By the time of the second tournament, held in Santa Monica, California, in 1966, she had designed and perfected the setup. This innovation, as well as her creation of electric wall-mounted clocks that kept precise measurements of each player?s time, turned out to be both novel and necessary in the second competition. The second Piatigorsky Cup consistently drew crowds of 600 to 700, peaking at 900 spectators near the end of the event.Condition:Both copies inscribed to Michael Jeffreys by Piatigorsky on front end papers. First Piatigorsky Cup with group picture of Jacqueline, child students and Jeffreys tipped to half title. Jefferys business card laid in else better than very good copies in near fine jackets.

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        A Way of Seeing: Photographs of New York by Helen Levitt with an essay by James Agee

      New York: The Viking Press, 1965. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. This is a first edition, first printing of the critically acclaimed photobook, A Way of Seeing: Photographs of New York published by The Viking Press, New York in 1965. A Way of Seeing was Helen Levitt\'s first published collection of photographs and features 50 incredible gravure plates of her pictures taken on the streets of Yorkville, Harlem and the Lower East Side. In The Photobook: A History, Martin Parr and Gerry Badger write, Levitt\'s photographs are beautiful--major underrated works. Like Henri Cartier-Bresson, she achieves a rare balancing act: her pictures have sentiment without being sentimental, always maintaining an objective distance...The casual observer of these pictures, dazzled by their poetry, could easily miss the harsher realities masked by the surface warmth and joie de vivre. The New York Times stated, Helen Levitt was the first American photographer to fully comprehend the essence of Henri Cartier-Bresson\'s photographic message and put it into practice. Like Cartier-Bresson, she understood how to combine intuition and intellect to forge sophisticated, lyrical compositions from commonplace events. Measuring approximately 7 inches x 9.5 inches, the book is oblong and bound in the original black cloth boards in a photographically illustrated dust jacket. The condition of the book is Near Fine+ with very minor age toning to the edges. The dust jacket is price clipped and in Near Fine condition with a bit of wear to the tips, a 1 inch crease on the upper right front corner, and very minor loss at the spine head. Overall, this is a gorgeous copy of an exceptional photobook classic. Cited in all three reference books on photobooks: The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century by Andrew Roth, The Photobook: A History by Parr and Badger, and The Open Book by Andrew Roth.

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        The Robot That Helped to Make a President. A Reconnaissance into the Mysteries of John F. Kennedy's Signature

      Charles and Diane Hamilton, Keith Thompson, Cooper Forms, New York City 1965. First Edition. A Very Good to Fine, clean, tight copy. Dust Jacket price-clipped, otherwise in Very Good condition. Signature Pattern Page, including separate page of a "recent discovery" signature of Pattern VII in fine condition. Blue cloth hardcover, with gilt drawing of robot on front cover. Edition limited to 1000 copies. Folio, with page of seven robot signatures laid-in. Illustrated throughout with photos and samples of Kennedy's signature. 63 pages, including Index.

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        The Man with the Golden Gun

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1965. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Some very light foxing to text block edges. A fine copy in an excellent jacket with mildly toned spine and a few small nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression. Due to insufficient stock of the patterned green endpaper, this copy is bound with plain white paper. "A plentiful supply of green paper was provided for the reprints, however, as white endpapers are not seen in any subsequent impressions until 1979" (Gilbert).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Photograph signed by the members of the Warren Court

      Supreme Court Washington, D.C., ca. 1965-1967 Photograph signed by Warren Court, Color, 8? x 11? image affixed to a 10? x 13.5? mount (visible). Matted to 14.75? x 18.25? ?Earl Warren? as Chief Justice and ?Hugo L Black,? ?W O Douglas,? ?Tom C. Clark,? ?Potter Stewart,? ?Wm J Brennan Jr.,? ?John M Harlan,? ?Byron R White,? and ?Abe Fortas? on the mount as Associate Justices of the Supreme Court. The last name of each Associate Justice and the letter ?J? for Justice is neatly penciled beneath a penciled line below each signature. ?C.J.? is beneath Warren?s autograph. There is a diagonal crease at the bottom right corner of the photograph going through Justice Clark?s right hand and a diagonal crease in the upper left of the mount. The photograph is lightly sunned, somewhat affecting the signatures of Brennan, Fortas, and Warren. Fine condition. This photograph was taken by the National Geographic Society (noted at the lower left of the image) in a conference room at the Supreme Court between October 4, 1965, when Abe Fortas succeeded Arthur G

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        La Mano Dell'Uomo

      Rome: Edizioni dell'Elefante, 1965. First, Limited Edition. A visual paean to the human hand, with numerous illustrations by the author. An uncommon work by the Italian caricaturist and surrealist painter, among the leading anti-Fascist artists of the post-war period. Very scarce; none others in commerce; only two copies located in OCLC institutions; this a great association copy. Octavo. Original pictorial wrappers; 15pp. Limited to 500 copies. This copy nicely inscribed on inside cover to Ben and Bernarda Shahn, dated 1966: "a Bernarda e Ben / tanti auguri / da Bruno e Lidia," with an original humorous drawing of the author/artist holding a fountain pen between his toes. Covers slightly faded at extremities, else Near Fine.

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        Two Signed Letter by Alfred A. Montapert (Promoting: Distilled Wisdom)

      1965 - FIRST LETTER: Dated October 8, 1965. On Alfred A. Montapert stationary. A red, white, blue and gold crescent shield along with the address. The letter is addressed to Mr. Henry S. Swift, Editor, Modern Merchant Furst-McNess Company in Freeport, Illinois. Excerpt, "Dr. Mr. Swift: We would like to present to you a copy of our new book DISTILLED WISDOM." Letter condition: Very Good. Size: 7 ¼" x 10 ½" tall. One page with three envelope fold lines. Attached to the letter is the REPLY from Henry S. Swift, dated November 11, 1965 (un-signed). Excerpt, "Dear Mr. Montapert: Many thanks for sending a copy of your new book DISTILLED WISDOM.I am enclosing a copy of our semi-monthly publication, The Modern Merchant" This letter condition: Fair+. Size: 8 ½" x 11" tall. One page. SECOND LETTER: Dated November 15, 1965 -RESPONSE to Mr. Swift. On Alfred A. Montapert stationary. A red, white, blue and gold crescent shield along with the address. The letter is addressed to Mr. Henry S. Swift, Editor, Modern Merchant Furst-McNess Company. Excerpt, "It was with great pleasure that we read your book review on DISTILLED WISDOM in the Modern Merchant." This letter condition: Very Good. Size: 7 ¼" x 10 ½" tall. One page with two envelope fold lines. This letter is enclosed an envelope with two 5-cent U. S. Postage stamps and the post office stamp/Los Angeles Calif. November 15, 1965. Condition: top opened with a tear, the back has three, what appears to be glue remain stains, otherwise, in good- condition. DATE PUBLISHED: 1965 EDITION: [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Stoner. A Novel

      Viking Press, New York 1965 - 8vo, 278pp. Hardcover, bound in publisner's quarter cloth over boards, in the original bright yellow dustjacket designed by Ellen Raskin. In very good plus condition. Binding is firm and square; contents are crisp, clean, and bright. No signs of prior ownership and very little wear. Old price (48 cents) neatly stamped in ink on corner of front endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Spine ends lightly bumped, else fine. The dustjacket is unclipped, with slight wear to corners and spine ends and a tough of fading to spine and top edge of front panel. Remains bright and attractive in a new clear Mylar wrapper. A very nice copy of an important book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Stoner, a novel

      New York: Viking Press. 1965. First edition. Hardcover. Good. 1965, First Edition. Hardcover, cloth-backed boards. A Good copy in a Good dust jacket. Namestamp of the former owner, Graham Greene bibliographer Roland Wobbe, on the front fly leaf and bottom text-block. Light foxing to the text-blocks, endpapers; light foxing to the margins of the text throughout, a bit heavier in the first and last 20 pages. The foxing isn't too distracting and the text itself has remained bright and free of ink or pencil markings. The DJ also shows light foxing on the rear panel, inner flaps and blank side; the spine is sunned; light edgewear as well. An uncommon first edition of this recently crowned American classic.

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        Magic of a Line (1st edition hardback)

      Kimber, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. VG-/Good+ exceptionally hard to find 1st edition 1965 Kimber hardback, beautiful jacket illustration , unclipped dust-jacket in protective sleeve. Light edge-wear and chips to DJ, 2cm repaired rear top corner closed tear and crease to DJ, ex-owner name to fly-leaf, hint of DJ spine fade and a little spotting only else well-preserved. Other Laura Knight books also available. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Art & Design; Inventory No: 040967..

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        Desolation Angels

      New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1965. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. 366 pp. Orange cloth-covered boards with Kerouac's signature embossed on front board, along with gold lettering on the spine, in addition to yellow pastedowns and endpapers. Price of $5.95 on front flap of jacket. Introduction by Seymour Krim. An attractive copy of Kerouac's semi-autobiographical novel based on events that occurred after those that are fictionalized in the Dharma Bums. A Near Fine book with the slightest bit of separation between the backstrip and the top of the textblock in a Very Good+ jacket with a few traces of edge wear and rubbing.

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        The Lord Of The Rings

      HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY 1965 - 2nd Edition with each top edge different color. slip cover included. The Two Towers 352 pages, The Return of the King 440 pages, The Fellowship of the Ring 423 pages. Foxing on slip cover DATE PUBLISHED: 1965 EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Man With the Golden Gun

      Jonathan Cape, London 1965 - First edition, first issue, second state, binding A (without the "golden gun" on the front board). Small London booksellers's label on front pastedown and topedge a trifle soiled, else fine in very near fine dustwrapper with very tiny nicks at the corners of the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Spezielle Topfpflanzen. Ein Nachschlagebuch über den Anbau solcher Topfpflanzen, die zur Bereicherung des Angebots mehr berücksichtigt werden sollen.

      Berlin und Hamburg, Paul Parey, 1965.. 3., völlig neubearb. Aufl. 22 cm. 108 S. Mit 32 Abbildungen. Originalkarton (Softcover). Gut. Mit einem rückstandsfrei entfernbaren Aufkleber ("Für Multitöpfe interessant") a. Deckel. Die gärtnerische Berufspraxis ; Heft 2.; 3.

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        Das Gastmahl oder über die Liebe. In der Übertragung von Rudolf Kassner. Frankfurt, Ars Librorum 1965. Folio. 68 S. Mit 9 (3 ganzs.) Orig.-Radierungen von Heinz Battke. Lose Bogen in illustr. Orig.-Leinenmappe. In Orig.-Kassette.

      . . Eines von 300 numerierten und vom Künstler und de Beauclair im Druckvermerk signierten Exemplaren. 12. Ars Librorum Druck, ausgezeichnet als eines der 50 schönsten Bücher des Jahres. - Tiessen 12.

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        Yasuzo Nojima: Posthumous Works (First Edition)

      Tokyo: The Committee for the Publication of Yasuzo Nojima\'s Posthumous Works, 1965. Hardcover. Near Fine. This is a rare first edition, first printing of the highly influential photobook \"Yasuzo Nojima: Posthumous Works\" self published in 1965 and edited by The Committee for the Publication of Yasuzo Nojima\'s Posthumous Works. Yasuzo Nojima is considered one of the most important and influential photographers in the history of modern Japanese photography. In a 1999 essay, the noted photography critic Richard Phillips wrote, \"In the late 1920s Nojima\'s work began to change from mannered pictorialism to simple, subtly lit and seductive portraits and nude shots to produce some of the most enigmatic images seen in pre-World War II Japan. The Japanese word for photography is shanshin, means to \"reproduce reality\". Nojima\'s images transcend the mechanical reproduction of reality and uncover truths not seen or understood by previous Japanese photographers. Against the convention of mainly using western women or celebrities as models, Nojima chose unglamorous, earthy Japanese women for his portraits. The carefully composed but simple images reject the overblown flattery of the pictorialists and attempt to unlock the inner soul of the subject. In a notebook entry, titled \"Fictions and True Stories\", Nojima, wrote, \"What they call art photography is nothing more than a catalog of the absentminded, the vague, the falsely significant or deep, the diluted, and the weak. They are therefore not the qualities the age demands.\" Ryuichi Kaneko and Ivan Vartanian in their reference work on Japanese Photobooks, \"Japanese Photobooks of the 1960s and 70s\" provide some insight into the scarcity of the book, \"This book represents an appraisal of Nojima in a postwar context and was published privately as a catalog accompanying a commemorative exhibition following his death in 1964. When it was published, it received little response from the general public; indeed, only those who had some relationship, usually direct, with Nojima were aware of it. As a commemorative item it was not available for retail sale, but was circulated among photographers and photography critics.\" Containing 52 monochrome photographs printed in collotype and measuring approximately 10 x 10.5 inches, the book is bound in white linen covered boards (no dust jacket as issued) and housed in a paper covered board slipcase. The condition of the book is Near FINE with the front and rear board glue marks visible and a small crease to the upper edge of the first 10 text pages. The paper covered board slipcase is in Good condition with soiling, age toning, puckering, and some paper loss and separation to the paper fold on one side. Overall, this is a highly collectible copy of an extremely scarce photobook title that is rarely available. Cited in the reference work on Japanese Photobooks, \"Japanese Photobooks of the 1960s and 70s\" by Ryuichi Kaneko and Ivan Vartanian.

      [Bookseller: Franklin Books]
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        Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh. Vol. 1. 1854-1858 [to] Vol. XXIX. 1965.

      Edinburgh: Printed for the Society., 1858 - 1965. - 29 vols. in 25, 8vo and large square 8vo, plates, (some fldg.), attractively bound in uniform modern half dark red morocco, marbled sides, spines gilt in compartments with raised bands, original wrappers bound in at end, a handsome set. There are a number of facsimile pages in the volumes which are of a high standard. In a number of volumes these are confined to the contents leaves and for half-titles but there is a larger section in the first volume and a couple of small sections in later volumes. The plates are all original apart from a few in later volumes. The previous owner seems to have been very fussy about the look of the text and the binding is of a high standard also. [The Society was founded in 1771, but these are the only proceedings printed and the run is complete.] [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Spike Hughes Rare Books ABA (Associate)]
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        FIRST BOOK OF ODES

      [London]: Fulcrum Press, [1965].. Quarto. Printed boards. Dime-size coffee spot on upper board, else about fine. First edition, ordinary issue. One of 125 numbered copies, bound thus, from a total edition of 201 copies. An appealing association copy, inscribed by the author to Richard Brautigan in 1967. GUEDALLA A4b.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        The Orchard Keeper (first printing)

      Random House, New York 1965 - A copy of Cormac McCarthy's first novel - The Orchard Keeper. Printed in 1965 by Random House, this hardcover book is a true First printing. The book and jacket are in Near Fine condition. Book is square & tight, pages are clean, no writings/inscriptions, board clean, bit of wear to endpapers, Jacket still retains its original color, no rips or tears, light age toning, hint of wear, price-clipped. Overall, a very nice copy of this significant novel. Hard to find in first printing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Midwest Books]
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        The Orchard Keeper

      New York, NY: Random House, 1965. First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Author's first novel, set in rural Tennessee. Some light foxing to edges of text block, spine at a bit of a slant, edges of boards show some shelf wear. Interior is clean and free of markings, binding tight. Mylar-wrapped dust jacket has not been price-clipped, edges creased and chipped in places.

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        Homage to Shakespeare

      Stevenson Connecticut: Country Squire Books (1965). First edition. Fine in very good dustwrapper with the usual fading at the extremities and with some overall foxing mostly confined to the front panel. One of 150 numbered copies Signed by the author, this copy is unnumbered and one of Cheever's own copies, Inscribed simply by him to his wife: "John to Mary." A wonderful association copy.

      [Bookseller: Between The Covers]
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        Accident

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1965. First Edition of the author's most well known work. Octavo. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket that shows light wear. Inscribed by the author. Uncommon signed. Nicholas Mosley's brilliantly conceived novel about Oxford, marriage, and infidelity is also a study of the games people play. It is "[a] fascinating and original novel. . . . Technically, Accident is remarkable." (Times Literary Supplement)

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Quellenkunde der deutschen Geschichte. Bibliographie der Quellen und der Literatur zur deutschen Geschichte. Zehnte Auflage. Unter Mitwirkung zahlreichen Gelehrter herausgegeben im Max-Planck-Institut für Geschichte von Hermann Heimpel und Herbert Geuss. 14 Bände (Bände 1-8: Abschnitt 1-392. Bände 9-11: Registerbände. Band 12: Wegweiser. + 1 Band Interimsregister zu den Bänden 1-2).

      Stuttgart, Anton Hiersemann, 1965-1999.. 4°, Halbleder. 27,5 x 19,5 cm. Band 1-8 mit jeweiligen Lieferungen lose im Halblederdecken für Fadenheftung. Bd. 9-12 Halbleder gebunden. Sehr gutes u. kaum benutztes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Universität München]
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        Pop Art

      New York: Basic Books, Inc (1965) - First Edition. Quarto. SIGNED by Andy Warhol twice, on pages 118 and 119. A monograph on Pop art with sections devoted to its key proponents: Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, James Rosenquist, Andy Warhol, and Tom Wesselman. With a foreword by Samuel Adams Green. Photography by Ken Heyman. Boards lightly soiled with a small sticker adhered to the front pastedown, else near fine in a near fine price-clipped jacket. Uncommon book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, ABAA]
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        The Drought

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1965. Octavo. Original brown boards, spine lettered in gilt, top edge red. With the dust jacket. Spine cocked and faded, edges faded. In the jacket that has a faded spine and toned edges. A good copy. First edition, first impression. A chilling story of a global drought that has left mankind in a life-or-death search for swiftly vanishing water supplies. Violence erupts as the world's population struggles for survival, reducing them to their basest nature.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        'The British Museum Is Falling Down' First UK Edition

      The Author?s rare third novel A first edition, first printing published by Macgibbon Kee in 1965. A very good+ book with one neat name and date to the ffep. Some spotting and thin browning to the end-papers. Some light browning to the page edges. A very good unclipped wrapper (showing 12s as called for). Some fading to the spine. Some rubbing to the corners. Published in small numbers by a small publisher. A rare book.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        IMAGINATION DEAD IMAGINE

      London: Calder and Boyars, [1965].. Gilt lettered polished buckram. Fine in cloth slipcase. First edition, limited issue, of Beckett's own translation. Copy #23 of one hundred numbered copies, hors commerce, specially bound, and signed by the author, denoted as being in advance of the first edition. F & F 385.101.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Le machine volume nuovo et di molto artificio da fare effetti maravigliosi tanto spiritali quanto di animale operatione arichito di bellissime figure con le dichiarationi a ciascuna di esse in lingua volgare et Latina ...Rome, Giacomo Mascardi for Giacomo Marcucci, 1629. 4to. With engraved architectural title-page, and 77 full-page woodcuts on integral leaves. Further with 2 woodcut decorated initials (from different series) and decorations built up from cast fleurons. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment.

      Cat. of Wheeler gift 96; Dibner, Heralds of science, 175; Honeyman 497; ICCU (8 copies); Norman Lib. 333; not in Roberts & Trent, Bibliotheca mechanica. First and only edition (before the 1965 facsimile) of a famous book of woodcuts depicting all imaginable sorts of mechanical devices and engines to ease and extend the manual labour of man, forming at the same time a pictorial guidebook to their construction and use. It was conceived and written by Giovanni Branca (1571-1640), engineer and architect. The page facing each woodcut gives a brief explanation in Italian (above) and Latin (below). Many in the first series show mechanized versions of common chores, such as sawing wood, threshing and milling grain, spinning flax, drawing water, ringing bells, lifting or dragging heavy objects, etc. Number 25 is the first illustration of a steam turbine as well as the first illustration of the practical application of steam power, in this case to pound pestles in mortars. While all sections include hydraulic equipment, the second series is devoted primarily to pumps. Number 5 shows an Archimedes screw. Many in the last series are hydraulic as well, including applications in mining. Number 21 uses a hydraulic device to pump air for a pipe organ. Branca follows in the tradition of Vittorio Zonca's 1607 Novo teatro di machine, which in turn followed the manuscript tradition of Leonardo da Vinci and Francesco di Giorgio Martini, but most of Branca's examples appear to be independent, appearing here for the first time.With many leaves browned, but otherwise in good condition and only slightly trimmed, with an occasional deckle surviving, with a tear into one woodcut, affecting only a solid black background (and two words of text on the reverse), and some marginal water stains. The binding shows some tears and restorations.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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