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        Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands

      Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 10 Volume set, all first editions, 1965-1988. All volumes in dustwrappers APART from Volume 1. Owners bookplate to front pastedown of all volumes, minor marks/corner crease to volume 3 otherwise all volumes in VG clean condition. All dustwrappers in VG condition, slight edge creasing/chipping, all dustwrappers will be supplied in removeable protective sleeves. This work is the first Flora devoted to Turkey and includes much basic taxonomic revision that will affect the classification of genera in Europe, Western Asia and North Africa. Packed weight of these books is approx 17kg, please email for shipping quote.

      [Bookseller: Sedgeberrow Books]
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        I HAD TROUBLE IN GETTING TO SOLLA SOLLEW

      1965. 1. SEUSS,DR. I HAD TROUBLE GETTING TO SOLLA SOLLEW. NY: Random House (1965). 4to, pictorial boards, As New in nearly as new dust wrapper. 1st ed. (based on price and ads) featuring bright color illustrations and a wonderful poem by Seuss. This is an unusually fine copy. See Younger / Hirsch #41.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. ]
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        Cicero's Letters to Atticus. Edited by D.R. Shackleton Bailey.

      7 volumes. Cambridge at the University Press 1965-70. Orig. cloth in dust wrappers. Near fine/very good to near fine wrappers. With slightly faded spines on the wrappers, that also have minor edgewear. Name on flyleaf (the Danish classical scholar Holger Friis Johansen).. Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries volumes 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 (Indeces to Volumes I-VI)

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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        The Looking-Glass War. (INSCRIBED)

      Heinemann, London, 1965.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Inscribed by Author(s) First Edition, first printing, this copy bearing a splendid presentation inscription from the author to his bookseller: "Handasyde Buchanan / with best wishes / from his / tedious client / John Le Carré / 16/11/65". 245pp. Black boards lettered and ruled in silver at spine. A tiny hint of discolouration to extreme top edge of upper board, else in fine state with very good dust wrapper, publisher's red colouring to spine panel quite faded as is invariably the case. Handasyde Buchanan was Heywood Hill's business partner and managed their famous London bookshop after Hill left. Le Carré's fourth novel, again including George Smiley, although here only in a peripheral role.

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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        Pierre Legrain Relieur Repertoire Descriptif Et Bibliographique De Mille Deux Cent Trente-Six Reliures

      Librairie Auguste Blaizot Paris: Librairie Auguste Blaizot, 1965. First edition. Stiff Wraps. Orig. printed stiff wrappers. Fine in fine in near fine brown cloth chemise in very good, slightly worn matching cloth slipcase./No Dust Jacket. 204 pages. 33 x 27 cm. Limited edition, copy 315 of 600 printed on Velin de Rives. Introduction by Professeur Jacques Millot. 243 reproductions of bindings in heliiogravure, and seven tipped-in plates in full-color. Handsomely produced retrospective, spectacular Art Deco bindings of Pierre Legrain. Fresh, clean copy, partly unopened, front cover of wrappers very slightly bumped.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc. ]
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        In Cold Blood A True Account Of A Multiple Murder And Its Consequences

      New York: Random House. F/F. 1965. 1st Edition. Hardcover; 1st Printing. 10, 13, 20, 22. LOC: 65-11257 . 1st edition/1st printing, Signed by the author on front end page (just his name with no inscription). Stated First Printing, bound in burgundy cloth with unworn silver and gold gilt lettering on the spine and gold gilt on the front board and publisher's black upper page edges. The dustjacket has "1/66" on the bottom of the front flap and "Publishers of the American College Dictionary and the Modern Library" on the bottom of the rear flap, as called for. Fine, clean, straight and tight book with no soiling or wear, and no handwriting other than the author's, in a Fine, price intact, clean, unchipped or torn and unfaded dustjacket. This prize winning author's 'new journalistic movement' story of the lives and deaths of six people, the four members of the Clutter family who were brutally murdered, and the two men who committed the murders. ; 8-5/8" x 6" x 1-3/8"; 343 pages; Signed by Author .

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        ALS August 9th '65

      Kensington: Cecil Beaton, 1965 August 9th '65 on his 8 Pelham Place, Kensington printed blue letterhead. 8vo., 3 pages in dark blue fountain pen. Addressed: "Darling Anita". The letter starts about his CBE & he muses about being honoured and then writes "that will be it". He goes on to say" " I don't know why [Malet?] gave me the Knighthood. Anyway it has brought me a nice letter & news from you & that's important" Beaton goes on to talk about the countryside, Cornwall, mentions Scotland, Cumberland & that he's leaving for Germany & then Turkey, "This should be another first". A very chatty letter in fine condition, signed Cecil Beaton. Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton, CBE [1904 - 1980]. A colourful English fashion & portrait photographer, diarist, painter, interior designer & an Academy Award-winning stage & costume designer for films & the theatre. He was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1970.. Signed by Author. First Edition Manuscript.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        A Dialogue with Solitude

      A Community Press Publication (Culpepper, VA): A Community Press Publication. 1965. First. First edition. Thin quarto. A neat gift inscription on a preliminary page, top corner slightly bumped, very near fine lacking the dustwrapper. Arresting photography, and an exceptionally scarce title. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      New York: Galaxy Publishing Corporation. Very Good+. 1965. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. The true first edition/first printing, serialized in "Worlds of IF" in five monthly publications (December 1965, January, February, March, April 1966). All five publications are in Very Good+ or better condition with minor creasing and rubbing. An exceptional collectible of Science Fiction history; Robert A. Heinlein's tale, widely considered his finest work, about a 2075 lunar colony's revolt against the Lunar Authority that controls it from Earth. Winner of the 1967 Hugo Award for best science fiction novel .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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        Ariel.

      London: Faber and Faber, (1965).. First edition, 8vo, 86 pp. Pencilled signature to fly leaf. Cloth, with some light marks, d.w., not price clipped, spine very slightly sunned, faint stain to the top edge of the lower wrapper, extremely minor scuffing to the foot of the upper wrapper, overall an excellent bright copy.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop, ABA, ILAB]
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        A Way of Seeing: Photographs of New York by Helen Levitt with an essay by James Agee

      New York: Viking Press. (1965). First. First edition. Oblong octavo. Spine a little sunned, bottom corners a little bumped, a very good copy lacking the dustwrapper. Parr and Badger, The Photobook Volume 1, p. 252-253; Hasselblad, The Open Book, p. 214-215; Roth. The Book of 101 Books, p. 178-179. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A SENSE OF WHERE YOU ARE. A Profile of William Warren Bradley. Signed

      New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, [1965], 1965 McPhee, John. A SENSE OF WHERE YOU ARE. A Profile of William Warren Bradley. Inscribed Presentation Copy. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1965). First Edition of John McPhee's first book profiling Bill Bradley, the finest basketball player Princeton had ever known, Inscribed by John McPhee on the title-page. "For David Flagg, with every best wish and hopes that you will be broadcasting games one day with a performer in them like this one - John McPhee / December 23, 1965". 8vo. 144 pp. + A 46 pp. portfolio of black and white photographs. A near fine copy in black cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a near fine illustrated dustwrapper with some minimal use and a small triangular chip on the front panel. ""Immensely well-written, inspiring without being preachy, and contains as well the clearest analyses of Bradley's moves, fakes, and shots that have appeared in print." The New York Times Book Review.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        A Sense of Where You Are

      Farrar Straus & Giroux NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. (1965). The first book by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, a profile of former New Jersey Senator Bill Bradley done at the time when Bradley was a Princeton basketball player and Rhodes scholar. A portion of this book first appeared as a "Profile" in The New Yorker, where McPhee's prose in the 1960s and 1970s helped elevate nonfiction writing to the realm of literary art. Owner name and date (1965) front flyleaf; near fine in a very good, spine-faded dust jacket with a small chip threatening at the upper front edge. Signed by the author on the title page. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA ]
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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: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. 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.

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        La Mano Dell'Uomo

      Rome: Edizioni dell'Elefante, 1965. First, Limited Edition. 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. & & 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.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        Two Chaucer Leaves

      Berkeley: Tamalpais Press, 1965. Folio. (4) ff. One of 88 copies printed as a keepsake for the Roxburghe Club of San Francisco by Duncan H. Olmstead and Roger Levenson. Contains two leaves, one from the undated edition of Chaucer's works from around 1551 and one from the Kingston edition of 1561. In total, the leaves contain three six- and eight-line decorative initials. In 1963, the Book Club of California published its leaf book, The Book of Geoffrey Chaucer, with each copy containing a leaf from either the 1551 or 1561 editions. The remaining leaves from this endeavor were utilized to make up this keepsake. Faint scratches to front panel, light soil to one leaf, else fine in cream paper wrappers.

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        Philip Johnson Correspondence and Manuscript

      1965. A collection of papers relating to Philip Johnson, one of the most important and influential American architects of the 20th Century, and his 1966 book Philip Johnson: Architecture, 1949-1965. The collection includes a Typed Letter Signed from Johnson, his seven-page Signed book contract, along with the 36-page annotated manuscript introduction to the book by his friend, the architectural historian, Henry-Russell Hitchcock, and a Typed Letter Signed by Hitchcock.Philip Johnson (1906-2005) was one of the greatest and most important American architectural minds of the 20th Century and played an enormous role in both understanding and creating the modern urban skyline. He started his career as critic and curator championing the work of other major modern architects, twice serving as Directors of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art in New York (1930-1936 and 1946-1954). Later he took a more active role designing groundbreaking houses and public buildings including his famous Glass House resident in New Canaan, Connecticut, as well as the Seagrams Building and AT &T Buildings in New York. He was awarded the first Pritzker Prize in 1979.The brief Typed Letter Signed from Johnson is to Arthur Cohen, editor-in-chief at Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, concerning book negotiations, and is accompanied by a typescript of Cohen's reply. The Typed Letter Signed from Hitchcock is also to Cohen. Hitchcock discusses his plan to detail the portions of Johnson's career that he witnessed first hand, specifically his and Johnson's mounting of their landmark 1932 exhibition entitled "The International Style," which introduced a generation of American architects to the new European approach toward design characterized by the use of glass and steel, emphasizing function and structure over ornamental decoration. All are near fine or better with the final page of the manuscript torn along the right margin.A small but remarkable archive from one of the country's greatest architects. Further details available upon request. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        THE LORD OF THE RINGS - THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING, THE TWO TOWERS, THE RETURN OF THE KING

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1965. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket in a Very Good slipcase. Set includes: "The Fellowship of the Ring", states Fourth Printing, "The Two Towers," states Third Printing and "The Return of the King," states Third Printing. All volumes are Second Edition, 1965 printings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Henry Moore. A study of his life and work.

      London: Thames and Hudson 1965. Richly illustr. in black/white and colour. 284 + (2) pp. Nice contp. halfleather (Petersen & Petersen).. Inscribed by the artist: "For Niels Randkaer with best wishes from Henry Moore August 7th 1967."

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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        THE CRYING OF LOT 49

      Philadelphia: Lippincott, (1965). First Edition. Fine in dw with short tear at heel of spine & very light wear. Author's second book.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        IN COLD BLOOD. Family Presentation Copy

      New York: Random House, 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.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        IN COLD BLOOD

      New York: Random House, (1965). First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a new, Fine slipcase. Copy #89 of 500 numbered copies SIGNED by the author. This copy has been tastefully rebound by Eric Andrews in full black morocco leather with marbled endpapers and gilt lettering and a red blood drop painted on the spine as well as a large red and gold bullet on the front and rear covers.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        IN COLD BLOOD. A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences. ARC

      New York: Random House, 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.. 1st Edition.

      [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. 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.

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        IN COLD BLOOD

      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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        IMAGINATION DEAD IMAGINE

      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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        Sketchbook

      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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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED

      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 ("...my 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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        TILL MINNET AV MIG SJÄLV.

      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.

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        LE CIRQUE D'IZIS

      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.

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