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        In Cold Blood : a True Account of a Multiple Murder and its Consequences

      New York; Random House, 1965. First edition - stated first printing. 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.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        In Cold Blood

      New York, New York, U.S.A.: Random House, Inc., 1965. Pages are tight, bright & clean, dark topstain. Binding firm and straight. Boards,spine, edges and corners good. If needed for lucubrations or just enjoyment, this is the one. 343 pages. Jacket in a crystal-clear polyester protector sleeve. Author's unauthenticated signature on endleaf. Tape removal blemish on inner boards. Address label on inner front board.. Signed by Author. First Printing. Maroon Cloth Lettered. Very Good For Age/Near Very Good Price Intact. 8 1/4 X 5 3/4.

      [Bookseller: Charles E. Peck]
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        IN COLD BLOOD A True Account of a Multiple Murder and its Consequences

      New York: Random House. 1965. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Small stain to front, some rubbing to edges, a few short tears, top corner bumped. First printing stated. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        In Cold Blood

      New York: Random House, 1965. First edition / First printing.. Hardcover, boards & cloth in dust jacket.. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.. Octavo. While others may have merely dabbled in the genre, Truman Capote set out to write an instruction manual on how to craft the 'nonfiction novel' with "In Cold Blood." "True crime or nonfiction novel - no matter what the genre, the hotly contested work originally broke ground when published in four installments in "The New Yorker Magazine" ("In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and its Consequences") in the fall of 1965 and was immediately repackaged by Random House as the "nonfiction novel' "In Cold Blood." Debate ensued over which genre the novel best fit rather than spurring commentary on the horrifying voyeuristic account of the Clutter family murders, including the subsequent trial and execution of their murderers. Written with the assistance of his childhood friend, Harper Lee (of legendary "To Kill a Mockingbird" fame), Capote and Lee traveled to Holcomb, Kansas to interview local residents and talk with investigators. Debate continues today as to the validity of nonfiction told through a narrator's voice. The novel also set a new trend in journalism for print and television, and still used today as a basis for teaching journalism in universities across the country. ~Quickly made into the 1967 film of the same name starring Robert Blake (Perry Smith) and Scott Wilson (Richard Hickcock) as the murderous duo, it received four Academy Award nominations (Best Director, Best Original Music Score, Best Cinematography and Best Adapted Screenplay). It was also adapted for a television mini-series in 1996 starring Anthony Edwards and Eric Roberts, and was the subject of the 2005 film "Capote," starring Philip Seymour Hoffman. ~Stated 'First Printing' on the copyright page. A fine, unread copy in a fine, price-clipped, dust jacket. Quite uncommon in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Bloody Rare Books, LLC]
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      New York: Random House. 1965. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Good dust jacket. Chips and tears to jacket, focused at spine. Rear panel is almost detached. Toning. Stated First Printing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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      London: Calder and Boyars, (1965). First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine slipcase. Thin octavo (14 pages) in original gilt-stamped gray cloth. Printed in advance of the first edition on hand-made paper, this is copy #27 of only 100 numbered copies SIGNED by the author.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        The Orchard Keeper

      New York: Random House, 1965.. First edition of the author's rare first book. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author in a contemporary hand, "For Roger Andrews Best Wishes Cormac McCarthy". The topstain is slightly faded as usual, else near fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Housed in a custom quarter morocco box. Books signed by McCarthy are uncommon, especially his earlier novels.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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      containing 80 b/w and coloured "automatic drawings" drawn in Florence 1965. Richard Mortensen (1910-1993) is without doubt the artist who has been most important for the development of the abstract art in Denmark - as an artist as well as writer and educator. He was one of the persons taking initative in starting the group Linien and the periodical with the same name. Also internationally he asserted himself strongly, especially during his residence in Paris 1947-1963 where he exhibited at Denise René. Beyond his paintings, Mortensen, strongly inspired by Kandinsky, made a series of automatic drawings which in harmony with the theories of psychoanalysis arised as messages from the unconscious mind. These drawings could be conclusive works of art, or they could be used as material for the painting. This collection should, according to the information received, come from the late Copenhagener artdealer Hybler, who in the 1960ies had close connection to Galerie Denise René in Paris and who also was artdealer for Richard Mortensen. According to the same source the collection was done, spontaneously, when Mortensen received the information of the sudden death of his friend Jean Corbusiers

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      Deya, Mallorca, Spain. 25 June 1965.. Four pages, in ink, on four leaves of airmail flimsy letterhead. Folded for mailing, otherwise about fine. Marked "Confidential," to "Dear Mr. [Edwin] Sy," then special collections curator at Lockwood Memorial Library: "Enclosed a number of photographs. The 'Robert Graves Day' rather embarrasses me because I have always tried to remain a private character, but, having a large family to support, I have been forced to make public appearances in U.S. & England. And the recent deaths of the four best known poets writing in English - Frost, Cummings, Eliot [,] Edith Sitwell - - has as it were sucked me upwards by the vacuum they created." He continues further in detail about his need to raise funds by way of another sale of his manuscripts, and his feelings of obligation to Lockwood. He has assembled "a collection of prose manuscripts to be sold by my friend Lawrence Wallrich ... Various buyers, from the coasts mainly, would have paid the money if the collection had included verse. But all the verse (which is the most important of course) has always gone to you ... Now since April 23 1964 I have written the nearest to poetry that I can claim to have come; and nothing else but an occasional article or lecture. The wad of poem drafts is about three inches thick. Wallrich suggests that I 'sweeten' the prose collection by including these; but I tell him that I should satisfy my moral debt by asking your permission ... What I should most like of course would be for you to buy the whole lot ...." He continues further about the possibilities of making such a sale come about ("There would be no hurry about payment so long as I have a contract to show my bank, to borrow on"), forthcoming publications, other possible sources of revenue (" Solomon and Sheba musical which Alex Cohen has signed a contract for and wishes to produce on Broadway"), etc. He concludes: "At 70 I feel in a way that I am just beginning. Whatever your reaction to this letter, I shall send you a contribution to the display - - the Army pack with my name and rank still on it, which I wore in World War I." Signed in full, "with best wishes to you all." Accompanied by an 8 x 10 press photograph of Graves, captioned on the verso by Sy, and a newspaper clipping about the exhibition marking Graves's "79th [sic] Birthday," corrected in ms. to '70'. Provenance: library of James S. Copley.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Till minnet av mig själv.

      Nordisk Rotogravyr, Stockholm, 1965. (8) s. text + 32 planschsidor med fotografier. Häftad. Omslagen endast obetydligt solkade, i övrigt mycket gott skick. (Foto expo-bok 5). De åtta sidorna med text omfattar utdrag ur ett samtal mellan Peter Weiss, Per Olof Sundman och Tor-Ivan Odulf. Christer Strömholms debutbok

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      Stockholm: Nordisk Rotogravyr, 1965. Christer Strömholms första bok. 8 textsidor + 36 svartvitt fotoillustrerade sidor inklusive omslag. 20x14,5 cm. Häftad.. Texten är ett utdrag ur ett samtal mellan Per Olof Sundman, Peter Weiss och Tor-Ivan Odulf. En Foto Expobok. - Christer Strömholm's first book. Text in Swedish

      [Bookseller: Ryös Antikvariat]
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        S & H Green Stamps. [Invitation to Warhol's First Museum Show at the Philadelphia ICA]

      Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1965. First Edition. The folded poster invitation to Andy Warhol's first museum show at the Philadelphia Institute of Contemporary Art, October 8 - November 21, 1965. Offset printed in a reported edition of 6000 copies, a ridiculous number given the gallery could hold only 300 people. Yet Sam Green, who organized the show and had recently been appointed director of the ICA, was keenly aware of Warhol's growing celebrity and was himself cashing in on an act of self-promotion. When it was clear the opening crowd would be closer to the number of invitations printed rather than the capacity of the gallery, Green pulled all the pieces of the wall and turned Warhol and his entourage into an impromptu exercise in performance art. Folded as designed; a fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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      Monte Carlo:: Andre Sauret., 1965 [Chagall, Marc] Prevert, Jacques. LE CIRQUE D'IZIS. Marc Chagall, illus. Monte Carlo: Andre Sauret. 1965. 4to., 171 pp., black cloth stamped in red with 76 photographs D'Izis Bidermanas & 4 original color lithographs by Chagall. Chagall designed original litho dustwrapper, printed clear glassine cover in white. L'ouvrage comporte 4 magnifiques compositions originales en couleurs par Chagall hors-texte, dont une sur double page et 76 héliogravures en noir de Izis Bidermanas dont de très nombreuses en double page et de documents sur le cirque. Relié pleine toile rouge et decoré d'un dessin en noir de Chagall, sous une jaquette illustrée en couleurs par Chagall et protégée par un rhodoïd portant le titre en blanc. Très bel exemplaire / A fine lovely example.. 1st Edition. Illus. by Chagall.

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        Le Cirque D' Izis

      Monte Carlo, André Sauret,, 1965. Quarto. Original red cloth, titles to spine and illustration to front cover in black. With the dust jacket and original printed acetate. Illustrated throughout with 76 photographies de Izis Bidermanas an with four original compositions by Chagall. Fine in lightly rubbed dust jacket, acetate with large chips to the head. First edition, first printing. Signed by Chagall on the half title. Together with the original prospectus with sample plate loosely inserted.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      (HEATH, DAVE). Heath, Dave. Foreword by Hugh Edwards. With Brief Texts by James Baldwin, T.S. Eliot, W.B. Yeats, Wright Morris, Rainer Maria Rilke, Matthew Arnold, Robert Louis Stevenson, Stephen Crane & Hermann Hesse. A DIALOGUE WITH SOLITUDE. Culpepper, VA & New York: A Community Press Publication Distributed By Horizon Press, 1965. First Edition. 4to. Cloth. Photography Monograph. Near Fine./No Jacket. 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. Inventory Number: 020200&

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        Corps Memorable (Signed Association copy)

      Paris: Pierre Seghers, 1965. Later printing. Stiff cardboards with a dust jacket illustrated by Picasso. A collection of 12 of Clergue's classic nudes together with poetry by Paul Eluard. A very near fine copy in a very good plus slightly darkened glassine jacket that has a small chip to the top of the spine and some other very minor wear. Signed and warmly inscribed by Clergue to author James Jones and his wife Gloria in 1965. A nice association.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        No Voyage And Other Poems

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin & Company, 1965.. First American edition of the poet's uncommon first book. Octavo, original blue cloth. Light rubbing to the bottom boards, else near fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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      [Paris]: Louis Broder, [1965].. Small quarto (24.5 x 20 cm). Loose signatures laid into printed wrappers. Illustrated with fourteen original etchings, lithographs, etc. Full margins. About fine, in vellum backed chemise and slipcase. First collective edition of these texts written by Crevel between 1923 and 1934. The original illustrative material is distinguished, and consists of a color woodcut by Arp; three dry-points (two by Hans Bellmer and one in color by Valentine Hugo); a color lithograph by Wols; two black & white etchings (one by Giacometti and one by Oscar Dominguez); and seven color etchings (by Camille Bryen, Max Ernst, S.W. Hayter, Wilfredo Lam, Man Ray, André Masson and Joan Miró). One of 150 numbered copies printed on Rives, signed by the artists on a separate bifolium, with the exceptions of Wols and Dominguez, whose contributions were posthumously published. MONOD 3321.

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      Santa Monica: Omarr, 1965 Sydney Omarr / Henry Miller Archive. 6 typed letters, 5 from Miller's great friend & America’s most popular astrologer, Sydney Omarr - 1 from Joseph Chenko [for Omarr] [5 on Omarr's letterhead] dated from 4/16/65 to 12/10/77 1 - 4/16/65 on yellow bond, 2 pages - "Dear Henry / Am just starting to read LETTERS TO ANAIS NIN have been asked to review it for the Los Angeles Times. Hope I can do it justice. / Your vigor comes through even in those early letters: the misery of that teaching job, the cold, the emptiness – these are made real. Your feeling for Nin, too, is there even so early - telling that, it seems to me, that one might have for a life-line, something that provides the nourishment of home, anticipating - kindred soul. . / any way, it is good again to discover Henry Miller. . . / Your friend / [signed] Omarr" 2- 10/7/71 One page. On Sydney Omarr Letterhead. In part. "Dear Henry: Thanks for the items. The intro you did for Langman was splendid. All of us owe you a great deal. Naturally I am looking forward to the introduction you are doing for me. For that, how can I thank you? / I feel you would enjoy Gustav Holst's record THE PLANETS. . . / Did I ever tell you this? That, when Albert Dekker took his life, he scrawled on his body the words I told him he would write about himself. That Gael, once tried to take her life and wrote in soap on the hotel mirror, "I love Sydney." That I once "boxed" a fellow and, when he wanted to quit, I kept pounding him until he began to cry in front of everyone. I have never been ashamed so much in my life. Hurts when I recall it. / Happy Days. . . To come! / [Signed] Omarr" 3- 11/2/71 One page. On Sydney Omarr Letterhead. In part. "Dear Henry: All goes well, so far, with the new drug treatment. / For you, Full Moon tonight falls in area of the chart which indicates SPECIAL ACTIVITY THROUGHOUT MONTH HAVING TO DO WITH POSSESSIONS, FINANCES. A transaction will be completed which begins that "onslaught" of money. . . Incidentally, Canadian television crew much impressed with my "gallery" of Henry Miller. / Best as usual / [Signed] Omarr" 4 - 2/1/72 One page. On Sydney Omarr Letterhead. In part. "Dear Henry: . . . Sent you a copy of my new book. Check Aries and you will note recollection of our meeting with George Jessel. I have been interviewed by N.Y. times, will be interviewed tomorrow by West Magazine of L.AA. Times and will be on KABC - Radio February 6th. . . Debating with the head of the UCLA dept, of astronomy. . . Your chart shows you are slightly indisposed today. But it should be temporary. Merely intestinal gas [moon in Virgo in your 6th sector]. / See you soon / Best wishes. [Signed] Omarr" 5 - 12/3/75 One page. On Sydney Omarr Letterhead. In part. "Dear Henry: Enclosed are two analysis done by Sydney Omarr on Joan Kennedy and Caroline Kennedy. He asked me to send them to you and hoped you would comment on them. / I ordered your book. "My life and Times by Henry Miller," . . . / Best regards Joseph G. Chenko / [Signed] Joe / P.S. Sydney feels that the Joan Kennedy analysis is superior. . . 6 - 12/10/77 One page. On Sydney Omarr Letterhead. In part. "Dear Henry: By the end of the week, or early next week, you will receive a cashier's check for $2000. If you believe me - and I know you do - send Lilly's painting at your earliest convenience. / . . . She adores you, admires you, basks and glows when you talk to her or write to her. That is why I want to buy this one, last thing - your painting. . . / Your friend [Signed] Omarr" Sydney Omarr, born Aug. 5, 1926 as Sidney Kimmelman was an astrologer & counselor to the rich & famous whose horoscopes were the most widely read in the world. A lifelong promoter of the ancient art of divining the future from the juxtaposition of the planets and stars, He reached millions through his 13 books and his column, which was owned by the Tribune Co. & carried by the Los Angeles Times. The column appears in more than 200 daily newspapers. Omarr's books sold more than 50 million copies worldwide. His fans ranged from working stiffs to politicians & princes, movie stars & scholars. The walls of his Westside apartment were covered with framed photographs of him with celebrities such as actresses Angie Dickinson & Jayne Mansfield, & authors Aldous Huxley and his good best friend Henry Miller.. Signed by Author. Original Autographed Letters & Documents.

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        Space-time approach to quantum electrodynamics? WITH "The Theory of Positrons? in: Physical Review, Vol. 76, No. 6, pp. 769-89 and 749-59, September 15, 1949

      FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPS 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). 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: 4to. 10.5 x 7.75 inches (262 x 194mm). Bound in original wraps rebacked. Very faint library stamp on the front and rear wrap as well as the first page; literally the stamps are very difficult to even see. Otherwise fine condition in every way.

      [Bookseller: Atticus Rare Books]
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        Typed Letter Signed to John Berendt

      1965. Burroughs responds to Berendt, future author of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, who had written to Burroughs in his capacity as Associate Editor at Esquire Magazine, inquiring as to whom Burroughs would like to have portray him in a hypothetical film biography. In a typed paragraph, Burroughs chooses himself. In part: "A writer has no life story apart from his writing so any biography of a writer is fictional. Proceeding from this proposition I cast myself as myself in a biographical film since I write my own biography as I go along..." A short typed letter signed by Burroughs serves as a cover letter, sent by air post from England with Burroughs saying he has been traveling and hopes he has not missed the deadline. More than 150 words total; two pages, folded for mailing, stapled in the upper corner; fine. With hand-addressed air mail envelope. .

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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      Worcester: Stanbrook Abbey Press, 1965. ONE OF 550 COPIES (this is copy #403). Printing and Binding of the Highest Order 267 x 191 mm (10 1/2 x 7 1/2"). xvii, [3], 81, [1] pp., [3] leaves. Translated by a Benedictine of Stanbrook Abbey. ELEGANT RUSSET MOROCCO BY BERNARD MIDDLETON (stamp-signed with his monogram on rear pastedown, and with autograph note in colophon), covers with complex border of six plain or decorative black or gilt rules, raised bands, spine gilt in compartments ruled in gilt and black and with gilt fleuron centerpiece, olive green morocco label, elaborate inner gilt dentelles, handmade Japanese endpapers, top edge gilt. In a matching buckram slipcase with morocco lip. Red printer's device on title page and mounted black and white photographic portrait of the poet. Prospectus and a sample title page with the printer's handwritten note laid-in at front, along with an autograph letter to the purchaser ("Mr. Segel") from Sister Hildelith Cumming (see below); colophon signed by the printer and with a manuscript note regarding the special binding by Middleton. In pristine condition. This extremely pleasing production from the Stanbrook Abbey Press was specially bound by Bernard Middleton for display in the Victoria & Albert Museum Exhibition "Stanbrook Abbey Press and Sir Sydney Cockerell, a Centenary Exhibition," held 11 November 1976 to 13 February 1977. After the exhibition, the printer Dame Hildelith Cumming sent the volume on to its owner, with the note laid in at front. Established (as the exhibit indicates) in 1876, the Stanbrook Abbey Press was one of the first modern hand-presses in England. According to DNB, Sir Sydney Cockerell "formed a close though mainly epistolary friendship with the scholarly Roman Catholic nun Dame Laurentia McLachlan (1866-1953) of Stanbrook Abbey, Worcestershire. He placed his connoisseurship and knowledge of fine book production at the disposal of this learned Benedictine house with its printing press, and his friendship with its abbess withstood even an imprudent introduction to another of his friends, George Bernard Shaw." Under Dame Hildelith, the Stanbrook Abbey Press became "renowned for the quality of its book design and press work. She initially sought advice from printers and typographers, notably Jan van Krimpen, whose types were used in the majority of fine books from 1958 onwards. The combination of handmade papers and distinguished types, with the calligraphy and decorations of Margaret Adams, characterized much of Stanbrook's output. The press produced some eighty titles between 1956 and 1988." (DNB) Our volume contains poems by the Russian-born French poet and mystic Raissa Maritain (1883-1960), with the French text on the left-hand page and the English translation by one of Stanbrook Abbey's scholarly nuns facing it. Born in 1924, Bernard Middleton has been for many years widely recognized as perhaps the finest book restorer in the English-speaking world. But in addition to his restoration work (and in addition to his substantial output of publications on binding), he has, in his words, "produced in the region of 100 modern designed bindings." He was a founding member of the Guild of Contemporary Bookbinders as well as president of the Designer Bookbinders. He was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire in 1986. With typical modesty, Middleton says about his work: "As a book restorer, I am primarily a craftsman who incidentally produces simple designs for the embellishment of occasional fine bindings, rather than a trained designer who binds books for the purpose of giving expression and permanent form to his creative ideas. . . . My designs are intended to please the eye, not engage the intellect, principally by the employment of textures, strongly defined shapes and contrasts, and by the play of light on gold, preferably in combination and in a manner which complements the book.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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      10 volumi in 8°, pp. 6562 complessive. Legatura in s.p.

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        Haggadah for Passover - Copied and Illustrated by Ben Shahn. With Translation, Introduction and Historical Notes by Cecil Roth

      Little Brown Boston: Little, Brown, 1965. First Trade Edition. Quarto (30cm). Tan linen boards, stamped in gilt; original acetate dustjacket (unprinted); xx, 130pp; illus. Ben Shahn's own file copy, unsigned but with estate label tipped on to front pastedown. Two brief nicks to the acetate protector, bit of browning to margins of text; still an attractive, Near Fine copy. First trade edition of Shahn's now-legendary Haggadah, originally issued in a limited edition portfolio by the Trianon Press. The trade edition is itself a handsome production and not over-common.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books ]
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        A Reverence for Wood

      Wilfred Funk Inc. New York: Wilfred Funk, Inc.. (1965). First. First edition. Quarto. Fine in fine dustwrapper with perhaps the slightest of sunning at the spine. Promotional brochure for Sloane's works laid in. Sloane has Inscribed the book to the great boxing champion Gene Tunney: "To Gene Tunney who always had a reverence for wood. Eric Sloane. Warren, Conn." beneath which Sloane has drawn the figure of a man (Tunney?) fleeing from a toppling tree. Presumably the drawing tells a story, and we will be happy to fabricate one if you'd like. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Seeing Voices, Welsh Heart. Original Lithographs by Paul Jenkins.

      Paris: Editions de la Galerie, Karl Flinker 1965.. Limited edition of 265 copies on vélin pur chiffon de Rives; this copy out of series, inscribed on the limitation page "destiné a Monsieur Peter Cochrane avec l'hommage amical de l'éditeur". Six original coloured lithographs by Jenkins, printed by Mourlot, each signed in pencil by the artist. The sheets measure 14 3/4" x 10". 80pp with loose signatures, as issued, in printed paper wrappers over light boards. All contained within the original maroon cloth folder lettered in gilt to the spine. In the original maroon cloth covered sipcase with an original coloured lithograph by Jenkins laid down as issued. Very fine in the fine folder and fine slipcase. Still contained in the original cardboard shipping box.

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        Poem R.

      No place nor date (Copenhagen, 1965). 4to. No pagination (12 pages). Orig. cover. Fine.. A fine example of concrete poetry or shape poetry: The poem consists entirely of r's and with pages geometrically cutout

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        Derrière Le Miroir No. 151-152, Mai 1965. Les peintures sur carton de Miró..

      Maeght Editeur, Paris, 1965. In French. 36 pages inkluding covers. Wrappered. A very fine copy

      [Bookseller: Jones Antikvariat]
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        The Greek Anthology. Hellenistic Epigrams + The Garland of Philip and some Contemporary Epigrams.

      4 volumes. Cambridge University Press 1965-1968. XLIX+264; V+719; LIX+451; V+490 pages. Orig. cloth in dust wrappers. Near fine/very good wrappers. Wrappers with a few tears and edgewear. Otherwise a nice set. Name on flyleaf (the Danish classical scholar Holger Friis Johansen).. I. Hellenistic Epigrams. Volume one: Introduction, Text, and Indexes of Sources and Epigrammatists. Volume two: Commentaries and Indexes.II. The Garland of Philip. Volume one: Introduction, Text and Translation. Indexes of Sources and Epigrammatists. Volume two: Commentary and Indexes.** A complete set. Text in Greek and English

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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        In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences

      Random House New York: Random House. (1965). First. First edition. Very slightly cocked, else fine in a just about fine dustwrapper with a Kroch and Brentano's sticker on the rear panel. Signed by the author on a tipped-in leaf for the Kroch and Brentano's First Edition Circle. Pulitzer Prize-winner for non-fiction. Capote's neighbor and close friend Harper Lee acted as his secretary during his investigations into the tragic murders. Basis for the excellent film adapted for the screen and directed by Richard Brooks, with Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe, Quincy Jones's music, and Conrad Hall's famous cinematography. A nice, fresh copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Till minnet av mig själv.

      Foto expo bok 5. Nordisk Rotogravy 1965. 34 sidor bilder (inklusive omslag) + 8 sidor text "Till minne av mig själv" Utdrag ur ett samtal mellan Per Olof Sundman, Peter Weiss och Tor-Ivan Odulf. 20 x 15 cm.. Bilderna i boken utgör ett urval av Christer Strömholms utställning 1965. Tor-Ivan Odulf startade Fotoskolan 1962 tillsammans med Christer Strömholm

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