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        The Circle Game

      Toronto: Contact Press, 1966. White coloured wraps lettered in black with red spiral drawing on front cover and title page. This copy inscribed by Atwood to Canadian author Jane Rule and her partner " For Jane & Helen with much affection & thanks for listening Peggy A." Wraps darkened at edges with small stain on rear panel. With Rule's bookplate on the front endpaper. Nice association copy of Atwood's first regularly published book which won the GG award.. Inscribed by the Author. 1st Edition. Wraps. VG+. 8vo.

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        The Barnett Collection in two volumes: vol 1 - A Pictorial Record of Early Johannesburg; Vol 2 - South Africa and Johannesburg at the turn of the Century

      The Star, Johannesburg, 1966, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, 1st EditionThe collection publication comprises two volumes. Volume one was published in 1966. Volume 2 in 1970. The dustjacket of volume one is much worn, torn and marked. There are open and closed tears about the spine, corners and about and on the body of the dj back cover. There is much marking. Volume 2 dustjacket is in much better condition. It too has wear and marking. There is a closed tear on the top edge and a small open tear to the bottom left corner. It has storage marking and handling marks. The spine has wear and tear at the head and foot. The cloth covers of both volumes are in good condition. Both have shelving depressions at the corners and at the head and foot of the spines. Inside the condition of both volumes is very good. The pages are firm to the touch and are clear, clean. Handling marks are not hindersome and are few and far between. All pages are complete and robustly attached to the bindings. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Africana- Johannesburg; Inventory No: ahcb.

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        ["Inscene 1"]. Eigenh. Manuskriptblatt (num. "4") auf Transparentpapier.

      Ohne Ort, o. J. (1966).. 1 S., Fol. (42 x 29,6 cm).. Fragment aus dem Sprechstück "Inscene 1" mit Text sowie Dynamik- und Artikulationsangaben. - " [...] Ein Jahr vor der Inscene 2', Ende 1966, entstand Zykans Inscene 1', die einen wesentlichen Schritt zu jener inneren Stimmigkeit darstellte. Das Acht-Minuten-Stück basiert auf einem kritischen Text von Helmut Heißenbüttels: der Plakat-Theorie' [...]. Diese grimmige Anklage Heißenbüttels gegen die von Werbung und Meinungsmanipulation beherrschte Konsumgesellschaft wurde von Zykan für fünf Stimmen vertont, wobei abwechselnd gesungen und gesprochen werden muß [...]" (H. Krones in: "Stimme und Wort in der Musik des 20. Jahrhunderts". Wien u.a., 2001). - "Zykan widersetzte sich auch beharrlich der kommerziellen Vermarktung seiner Musik. Er legte zwar großen Wert auf minutiöse Dokumentation seiner Arbeit, suchte aber zu seinen Lebzeiten zu verhindern, dass Aufführungen ohne ihn und ohne seine Aufsicht stattfanden. Manchmal gingen auch die Unterlagen zu seinen Kompositionen nach der Uraufführung verloren oder wurden zerstört" (Wikipedia). - Wenige kl. Randeinrisse. -

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        Bomb Hanoi

      1966. WARHOL, Andy. [Bomb Hanoi]. Some/Thing #3 (i.e. Vol. 2, No. 1). 8vo., bound in original illustrated wrappers. New York: [N.P.], 1966. |~||~||~||~| Rare example of the first state of Warhol's famously ironic comment on the Vietnam War: an entire magazine cover of 12 stamps, bearing the words "BOMB HANOI" within yellow "happy-face" circles. This is the first, suppressed issue of the cover with the perforations separating the buttons printed, but not actually perforated. Andy's original idea was to have actual perforated stickers, with glue on the back, each proclaiming Bomb Hanoi. The printer erred and printed the perforations rather than making perforations. Andy stopped production and asked for the job to be redone so there is also a version with perforated stickers -- though this first state is many times scarcer. "In 1966, that 'honorary member' of the new sensibility, Andy Warhol - whose multiple-image Pop paintings often resemble stamp sheets - created a non-denominational sheet of stamps as the cover of the literary magazine Some/Thing #3. On each stamp the legend "BOMB HANOI" floats in the middle of a yellow orb. In exact terms Warhol's was not a postage stamp, but a "campaign" stamp, the kind that political or other special interest groups publish to affix to letters (e.g. Easter Seals). As I recall, Warhol has also done a painting of a sheet of S&H Green Stamps" (Peter Frank, "Postal Modernism: Artists' Stamps and Stamp Images"). A mint copy!

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        The Collected Works of William Moris, With Introductions by His Daughter May Morris Vols 2 - 24

      New York: Russell & Russell, 1966. Reprint. Cloth. Fine. 23 volumes, lacking vol. I. Various paginations. 24 cm. Frontispiece portraits of Morris and a few other b&w illustrations. Black cloth hardcovers.

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        Plain Pleasures

      London: Peter Owen,, 1966. Octavo. Original light grey cloth, titles to spine red. With the dust jacket. Spine slightly rolled, front board a little bowed with small stain to foot; an excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with faintly sunned spine. First edition, first impression, signed by the author on both the title page and final page. This copy is the correct first printing, with the misprint of an extra "one" p. 126, line 15.

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        Satori in Paris

      New York: Grove Press. (1966). First. First edition. Slight offsetting on the endpapers from the jacket flaps else fine in fine dustwrapper. A fresh and beautiful unread copy. .

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        [Photo Album Documenting Construction of Plaza Theater]

      Jacksonville, FL: Munn Photography, [ca. 1966-1967]. Hardcover. Very good +. Oblong folio commercial album measuring approximately 15.5" x 12". Burlap covered boards with matted color photograph mounted to front. 22-ring clasp metal binding. 27 yellow construction paper pages containing 53 approximately 8" x 10" photographs (47 black and white, 6 color) mounted both recto and verso. Several related news clippings and articles loosely laid-in. Split in burlap at joint, though cover securely attached. Title photograph on front board with substantial fingerprinting, handling wear. Age toning to edges of interior paste-downs and occasionally at page edges. Five photos with tiny areas of image loss from having stuck to the print mounted opposite. Otherwise contents bright, clean, and well-preserved. About very good. Album carefully documenting the construction of The Kent Theaters, Plaza "Rocking Chair" Theater on Phillips Highway (U.S. Hwy #1) in Jacksonville, FL which opened its doors January 27, 1967. Photographs thoroughly detail construction, from groundbreaking to completion: concrete placement, steel erection, masonry, interior construction, placement of the rooftop A/C unit, signage, projector and speaker installation, workers and laborers, as well as finished shots of the theater's interior and exterior. All black and white construction images dated, beginning 9/1/66 and ending 1/23/67. The six color photos are undated, though were likely captured on or around the theater's opening day to showcase the finished work. A full page, color ad from January 26, 1967 issue of the JACKSONVILLE JOURNAL is laid-in. The Plaza's amenities, including ample parking, ("1,000 FREE PARKING SPACES" according to the ad), rocking chair seats and easy access to expressways, marked a sea change in options for the moviegoing public - a move that culminates in our modern multiplexes.

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        Winston S Churchill 1874-1965

      London: Heinemann, 1966-88., 1966. FIRST EDITIONS. 8 volumes. Beautifully bound in maroon half morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt to spines, cloth boards, top edges gilt. A fine set. Randolph Churchill, W.S. Churchill's son, started this biography of his father's; after his death in 1968, the work, from vol. III, was finished by Martin Gilbert, Churchill's assistant.

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        KIMONO. [A Book Consisting of 25 Actual Silk Cloth Samples]

      A DELUXE PORT-FOLIO OF ACTUAL CLOTH SAMPLES Tokyo 1966, - Meiji. Blue folding chitsu, very good, 25 tippedin samples, matted, 10.25 x 13.25 inches. Vol. l, No. l, theonly volume issued, very good, with English captions, clothsamples c 18 x 22 cm. S C A R C E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Fourteen Poems

      1966. HOCKNEY, David. Fourteen Poems. By C.P. Cavafy. 70 pp. With 12 etchings and one extra signed etching. Folio, 465 x 330 mm, bound in original fuchsia linen binding in the publisher's black slipcase. London: Editions Alecto, 1966. |~||~||~||~||~| A fine copy of Hockney's first illustrated book and the first illustrated book produced by Editions Alecto. Hockney's twelve etchings were designed to illustrate Cavafy's poems celebrating homosexual love. Realistic in depiction, they display the facile, evocative power of this consummate draftsman. One of Edition A, which consists of 250 copies, with an extra signed etching (Portrait of Cavafy II). The colophon is signed by Hockney. The book was published in an edition of 500 copies of Editions A & B; there were further Editions C-E, of just the etchings. An immaculate copy, with just the slightest wear to the slipcase. From Manet to Hockney 137.

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        Haggadah for Passover [SIGNED]

      Trianon Press, Paris 1966 - 1/292. Large Folio (17 3/16 x 13 5/8 x 2 3/8"). XXXIII, [5], 135, [1] loose pages, as issued. Uncut. Original glassine over gilt-lettered parchment wrappers. Book housed in its original gold-lettered vellum clamshell box, with silver gilt clasp. Lithographed title and frontispiece. Frontispiece hand-signed by Ben Shahn. This striking edition of the Haggadah is splendidly illustrated throughout with twelve full-page color colotype plates after Shahn's original watercolors, and 10 color plates after drawings, and one lithograph with gold leaf and pochoir additions (frontispiece). The illuminated pages were reproduced by colotype and hand-stencil in the workshop of M.M. Hourdebaigt and Crampe, and masterfully calligraphed by Ben Shahn. The Haggadah tells the story of the Hebrew people during the scriptural time of their captivity in Egypt and their exodus to freedom. According to Ben Shahn, this Haggadah is the reflect of his own memories of the Passover Seder. One of 228 copies on watermarked pure rag Arches Verge paper, of a total edition of 292, of which this is No. 183. Clamshell box partly rippled and darkened on covers. Text in English and Hebrew. Box in overall good+, glassine, wrappers in very good, interior in fine condition. About the artist: "Ben Shahn (1898-1969) was a Lithuanian-born American artist. He is best known for his works of social realism, his left-wing political views, and his series of lectures published as "The Shape of Content." Ben Shahn’s social-realist vision informed his approach to art. Shahn’s examination of the status quo inspired his creative process. Although he often explored polemic themes of modern urban life, organized labor, immigration and injustice, he did so while maintaining a compassionate tone. Shahn identified himself as a communicative artist. He challenged the esoteric pretensions of art, which he believed disconnect artists and their work from the public. As an alternative, he proposed an intimate and mutually beneficial relationship between artist and audience. Shahn defended his choice to employ pictorial realities, rather than abstract forms. According to Shahn, known forms allow the artist "to discover new truths about man and to reaffirm that his life is significant." References to allegory, the Jewish bible, humanistic content, childhood, science, music and the commonplace are other motifs Shahn draws upon to make the universal personal for his viewers. Wit, candor and sentimentality give his images poignancy. By evoking dynamism, Shahn intended to inspire social change. Shahn stressed that in art, as in life, the combination of opposing orders is vital for progress. His hope for a unity among the diverse peoples of the United States relates to his interest in fusing different visual vocabularies." (From Wikipedia) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Le mystere d'Osiris au mois de Khoiak, I-II. [TWO VOLUMES].

      Le Caire, Institut Francais d'Archeologie Orientale, 1966-68.. Two volumes. Paginated consecutively. Royal quarto 35x25 cm. Pp. (i), 346, plus 9 fine plates printed in collotype. Tinted frontispiece; xvi, 345-834. Both title-pages printed in red and black, both half-titles present. Hardcover, uniformly bound in full cloth with the original printed wrappers laid-down. In fine condition. Excellent set, crisp interiors, plates in superb state of preservation. ~ First edition..

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        In The Common Interest : The Story of the Transvaal and Orange Free State Chamber of Mines

      Transvaal and Orange Free State Chamber of Mines, 1966, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st Edition57 pages (complete). In fair to good condition. Included: a photocopy from 'Mining Survey' of an address given in January 1968 by Mr T Reekie, the then President of Chamber of Mines, that one is advised to read 'in conjunction with' this book 'which it up dates [sic]'. The board cover is much worn and scuffed from storage and usage. The gold decoration is gleaming bright. Inside, the contents are in very good condition throughout. The pages are clear, fresh, very bright, clean and genial. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Africana- Mining; Inventory No: aqdt.

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        ALICE IN WONDERLAND

      BANCROFT & CO PUBLISHERS, 1966 GET A FREE GOBLUELONDON TEE SHIRT WITH THIS ORDER. HARDCOVER IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, TIGHTLY BOUND. DUST JACKET SHOWING SIGNS OF WEAR AND TEAR BUT STILL IN GOOD CONDITION( SEE PHOTOGRAPHS PROVIDED). TOTAL NUMBER OF PAGES 112. PAGES ARE AGE TANNED. THE BOOK IS RIDDLED SEVERAL BLACK AND WHITE ILLUSTRATIONS.

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        Terms of Reference

      Hutchinson, London 1966 - First edition. Fine in a very lightly soiled dustwrapper with a number of tiny holes along the edge of the front flap fold, but which is otherwise near fine. A very scarce title, the author's seventh novel. His 1974 novel *Holiday* was joint winner of the Booker Prize. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Soleil Recercle

      1966. ARP, Jean. Soleil Recerclé 61 pp. Illustrated with a signed colour woodcut frontispiece and 18 woodcuts by Arp. Large folio, 475 x 380 mm, loose as issued in publisher's wrappers with colour woodcut illustration in the publisher's grey slipcase and vellum backed chemise. Paris: Louis Broder, 1966. |~||~||~||~| First Edition, one of the 150 printed on vélin de Rives, signed by Arp. Includes a signed woodcut printed on handmade Rives paper as well. Jean Arp created a series of paper collages to illustrate his poetry and then created woodcuts of the collages to illustrate the present edition. The woodblocks would later be painted by Arp and presented as sculptures. The colourful, large format of these woodcuts make this book susceptible to the print trade, thus complete copies are now rare. A fine copy. Arntz. Hans Arp: das Graphische Werk, pp. 250-264.

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        THE MOON IS A HARSH MISTRESS - SIGNED & INSCRIBED

      G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1966 - Third Printing. Octavo; terracotta cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and author's initials in gilt on lower front panel; dustjacket; 383pp, [1]. Signed by Heinlein on the title page, and inscribed by him on the front endpaper: "To Al Lewis - Warmest good wishes, Bob. 1 Oct. 67." Hint of a forward lean, with slight oxidation to spine gilt and a tiny stain to right edge of front endpaper; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $5.95), with a few pinpoint rubs to spine ends, light rubbing to author's portrait on rear panel, and six small pieces of clear tape on verso; Near Fine. Widely considered Heinlein's finest novel, 'The Moon is a Harsh Mistress' earned Heinlein his fourth and final Hugo Award in 1967. First issued as a five part serial in Worlds of If magazine, the novel tells the story of a sentient computer that helps a group of rebels overthrow the authorities on a Moon colony. This copy inscribed to Al Lewis, an active and long-time member of the Los Angeles Science Fiction Society (formerly Los Angeles Science Fiction League), which Heinlein joined in the spring of 1939, shortly after he began writing (see William H. Patterson, Jr's. ROBERT A. HEINLEIN: IN DIALOGUE WITH HIS CENTURY, Vol.1, p.238). The inscription is dated just over a month after Heinlein was awarded his fourth Hugo Award. Signed/inscribed copies of Moon are genuinely rare; the only inscribed copy in the auction record sold 24 years ago (Sotheby's, 1991), and the only signed copy we know of was offered by a colleague in 2002. Owings p.12. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Biggles in the Terai

      Leicester, Brockhampton Press Ltd., 1966., 1966. First Edition, 8vo. Publisher's light green cloth, titles in gilt to spine, pictorial dust jacket designed by Leslie Stead. Cloth faded to spine and top extremities; a little foxing to top edge. Dust jacket slightly rubbed to extremities, lightly frayed to spine ends. A tight copy in a bright dust jacket. Near Fine.

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        Ein berittener Gendarm hält einen Bauernwagen und einen Handwerksburschen an. Im Hintergrund die Silhouette von München.

      - Aquarell über Bleistift und Feder, rechts unten signiert, 16,7 x 19,7 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XX, S. 440; vgl. Schwemmer, Johann Adam Klein. Ein Nürnberger Meister des 19. Jahrhunderts. Nürnberg 1966. - Dieses reizende kleinformatige Aquarell zeugt von der künstlerischen, an Wilhelm von Kobell geschulten, Qualität Kleins und ist typisch für seine Darstellungen von Pferden, Landleuten und Uniformen. Die Begegnung findet auf einer Anhöhe bei Sendling statt: der berittene Gendarm hält ein Schriftstück in seiner rechten Hand, von dem er offensichtlich behördliche Bestimmungen abliest, wie man aus der fragenden Gestik des wandernden Handwerksburschen und dem fragenden Blick des kutschierenden Bauern auf dem zweispännigen Karren schließen kann. Sehr fein ist die Stadtsilhouette von München links am Rand wiedergegeben. Das malerisch überaus feine Blatt zeigt das sichere Empfinden des Künstlers für Tiere und Menschen, geprägt vom zeichnerischen Realismus des Biedermeier. Auch seine frühe Schulung an Wilhelm von Kobell kommt hier zum Ausdruck. Bei dem Nürnberger Kunsthändler Frauenholz hatte der junge Klein Aquarelle Kobells gesehen, die ihn beeindruckten und die er kopieren durfte. Auch sein Lehrer Ambrosius Gabler hatte früh seine Begabung für die Tierzeichnung erkannt und schickte ihn studienhalber oft auf Viehmärkte. Nach Nürnberg, Wien und Rom war München die letzte Lebensstation Kleins. Im Jahr 1839 war er hierher übersiedelt. Die Stadt und ihre Umgebung boten dem Künstler eine reiche Auswahl an typischen Motiven für seine zahlreichen Radierungen. Bis 1854 fertigte er 24 Blätter, die weite Verbreitung fanden. Originale von dieser Qualität gehören heute zu den großen Seltenheiten, insbesondere als Monacensium. - Mit schwarzem Tuschrand, abgesehen von winzigen Fleckchen im Himmel sehr gut erhalten. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        MÜNCHEN. Ein berittener Gendarm hält einen Bauernwagen und einen Handwerksburschen an. Im Hintergrund die Silhouette von München.

      - Aquarell über Bleistift und Feder von Johann Adam Klein, rechts unten signiert, 16,7 x 19,7 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XX, S. 440; vgl. Schwemmer, Johann Adam Klein. Ein Nürnberger Meister des 19. Jahrhunderts. Nürnberg 1966. - Dieses reizende kleinformatige Aquarell zeugt von der künstlerischen, an Wilhelm von Kobell geschulten, Qualität Kleins und ist typisch für seine Darstellungen von Pferden, Landleuten und Uniformen. Die Begegnung findet auf einer Anhöhe bei Sendling statt: der berittene Gendarm hält ein Schriftstück in seiner rechten Hand, von dem er offensichtlich behördliche Bestimmungen abliest, wie man aus der fragenden Gestik des wandernden Handwerksburschen und dem fragenden Blick des kutschierenden Bauern auf dem zweispännigen Karren schließen kann. Sehr fein ist die Stadtsilhouette von München links am Rand wiedergegeben. Das malerisch überaus feine Blatt zeigt das sichere Empfinden des Künstlers für Tiere und Menschen, geprägt vom zeichnerischen Realismus des Biedermeier. Auch seine frühe Schulung an Wilhelm von Kobell kommt hier zum Ausdruck. Bei dem Nürnberger Kunsthändler Frauenholz hatte der junge Klein Aquarelle Kobells gesehen, die ihn beeindruckten und die er kopieren durfte. Auch sein Lehrer Ambrosius Gabler hatte früh seine Begabung für die Tierzeichnung erkannt und schickte ihn studienhalber oft auf Viehmärkte. Nach Nürnberg, Wien und Rom war München die letzte Lebensstation Kleins. Im Jahr 1839 war er hierher übersiedelt. Die Stadt und ihre Umgebung boten dem Künstler eine reiche Auswahl an typischen Motiven für seine zahlreichen Radierungen. Bis 1854 fertigte er 24 Blätter, die weite Verbreitung fanden. Originale von dieser Qualität gehören heute zu den großen Seltenheiten, insbesondere als Monacensium. - Mit schwarzem Tuschrand, abgesehen von winzigen Fleckchen im Himmel sehr gut erhalten. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Ein berittener Gendarm hält einen Bauernwagen und einen Handwerksburschen an. Im Hintergrund die Silhouette von München.

      . Aquarell über Bleistift und Feder, rechts unten signiert, 16,7 x 19,7 cm.. Thieme-Becker Bd. XX, S. 440; vgl. Schwemmer, Johann Adam Klein. Ein Nürnberger Meister des 19. Jahrhunderts. Nürnberg 1966. - Dieses reizende kleinformatige Aquarell zeugt von der künstlerischen, an Wilhelm von Kobell geschulten, Qualität Kleins und ist typisch für seine Darstellungen von Pferden, Landleuten und Uniformen. Die Begegnung findet auf einer Anhöhe bei Sendling statt: der berittene Gendarm hält ein Schriftstück in seiner rechten Hand, von dem er offensichtlich behördliche Bestimmungen abliest, wie man aus der fragenden Gestik des wandernden Handwerksburschen und dem fragenden Blick des kutschierenden Bauern auf dem zweispännigen Karren schließen kann. Sehr fein ist die Stadtsilhouette von München links am Rand wiedergegeben. Das malerisch überaus feine Blatt zeigt das sichere Empfinden des Künstlers für Tiere und Menschen, geprägt vom zeichnerischen Realismus des Biedermeier. Auch seine frühe Schulung an Wilhelm von Kobell kommt hier zum Ausdruck. Bei dem Nürnberger Kunsthändler Frauenholz hatte der junge Klein Aquarelle Kobells gesehen, die ihn beeindruckten und die er kopieren durfte. Auch sein Lehrer Ambrosius Gabler hatte früh seine Begabung für die Tierzeichnung erkannt und schickte ihn studienhalber oft auf Viehmärkte. Nach Nürnberg, Wien und Rom war München die letzte Lebensstation Kleins. Im Jahr 1839 war er hierher übersiedelt. Die Stadt und ihre Umgebung boten dem Künstler eine reiche Auswahl an typischen Motiven für seine zahlreichen Radierungen. Bis 1854 fertigte er 24 Blätter, die weite Verbreitung fanden. Originale von dieser Qualität gehören heute zu den großen Seltenheiten, insbesondere als Monacensium. - Mit schwarzem Tuschrand, abgesehen von winzigen Fleckchen im Himmel sehr gut erhalten.

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        DICTIONNAIRE DES EGLISES DE FRANCE, 5 VOLUMES (COMPLET)

      Robert Laffont 1966 - RO40160333: 4 tomes d'env. 700 pages chacun et 1 volume de 490 pages. Chaque tome rassemble 4 ouvrages. Illustrés de très nombreuses photos en noir et blanc dans et hors texte. Avec cartes dépliables volantes en fin d'ouvrages. 1er volume: Histoire générale des églises de France, Belgique, Luxembourg, Suisse. Préface d'André Chastel. Tome II: Dictionnaire des églises de France, Centre et Sud-Est. Tome III: Dictionnaire des églises de France, Sud-Ouest. Tome IV: Dictionnaire des églises de France, Ouest et Ile-de-France. Tome V: Dictionnaire des églises de France, Nord et Est, Belgique, Luxembourg, Suisse. In-4 Relié. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 270-Histoire et géographie de l'Eglise [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Photographic Record of the Mount Shisha Pangma Scientific Expedition.

      Peking Science Press 1966 - 29 x 23,5 cm. (42) Bl. Original Cloth with gilt back and gilt title. Blotchy. Foreword: China is a land with numerous lofty mountains and highlands. The Tibetan Plateau, reputed as " the roof of the world ", is particularly known for its vast sierras - chains of mountains striving for mastery and splendour at dazzling altitudes. To reach these heights, to conquer the beetling peaks hitherto destitute of human traces and to carry out extensice scientific investigations of the climatic conditions and natural resources in these regions in the interest of our socialist construction, are arduous but glorious tasks to be accomplished by Chinese scientist. Mount Shisha Pangma, standing in Nyenyam County, Tibetan Autonomous Region, China, was the last of the world`s fourteen lofty peaks over 8,000 m in heigt that had remained unconquered until 1964. The Chinese mountaineering expedition, in an ambitious undertaking to conquer nature and after undergoing all hardships and surmounting difficulty after diffuculty, finally reached the 8,012 m main peak of Mt. Shisha Pangma triumphantly at 10:20 a. m. Peking standard time on May 2, 1964 and placed our fivestarred national flag and a bust of Chairman Mao on the summit. This is another glorious feat the Chines mountaineers have accomplished for our people and motherland.The photograpic pictures carefully selected and reproduced in this collection are the true records of the Shisha Pangma Scientific Expedition. They are intended to summarize the scientific findings of the glaciological, geological, geomorphological and biological investigations in the Shisha Pangma region and to reflect the Tibetan landscapes and the wonders of nature in their luxuriant beauty. These are the " summits commanding amazingly beautiful views ". But there are in China many more such lofty mountains and precarious peaks to be conquered and still numberless heights of scientific achievement to be reached by our scientist. The publication of this collection of photographic pictures ist, therefor, intended only as a few drum beats to join the militant chorus of our scientists, who will continue to hold aloft the red banner of Mao Tse-tung`s thinking and assail many more summits in the different fields of their work.; - Permanent Illustr., with black/white and a few color photography, with Library label of Richard Reger. - In very good condition. Rarely ! 1.100 gr. Original Cloth with gilt back and gilt title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plum Pie Signed PG Wodehouse

      UK: Herbert Jenkins, 1966. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Plum Pie by PG Wodehouse Signed and Inscribed First Edition Herbert Jenkins 1966. No inscriptions, small split appearing to hinge on copyright page (see image). Lightly marked edges, covers fine and unmarked. Bright gilt lettering, in a near fine price clipped dust jacket, completely unfaded. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY PG WODEHOUSE to fep.

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        Sable Mouvant

      Paris: Louis Broder, 1966 - Portfolio with 10 original aquatints by Pablo Picasso, that accompany the last poem by Pierre Reverdy. Signed by Picasso on the justification page, limited edition of 255 copies on Rives wove LB wathermarked, of which our copy is one of 220 copies numbered from 1 to 220. Large folio, in the original case. In very good condition, more pictures on request. Ref: Cramer books#136; Bloch#1183-1192; Bloch books#129. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Dix, Otto. - "Selbstbildnis im Profil beim Malen".

      . Lithografie / Kreide- & Pinsellithografie, 1966. Von Otto Dix. Probedruck. 53,5 x 52,5 cm (Darstellung / Stein) / 65 x 57 cm (Blatt). Karsch 307 a (von c). In Bleistift signiert und datiert: "Dix 66". Im Stein links unten spiegelverkehrt monogrammiert und datiert. - Im Rand gering gewellt. Gut erhaltenes Blatt. Otto Dix (1891 Untermhaus / heute Gera - 1969 Singen am Hohentwiel). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker, bedeutender Vertreter der Neuen Sachlichkeit. 1909-14 an Königlichen Kunstgewerbeschule in Dresden. 1914-18 Militärdienst als Kriegsfreiwilliger. 1919 Studium an der Dresdner Kunstakademie, Atelier am Antonplatz. Gründungsmitglied der "Dresdner Sezession Gruppe 1919". 1922 Umzug nach Düsseldorf. 1925-27 wohnhaft in Berlin. Seit 1927 Professor für Malerei an der Dresdner Kunstakademie. 1933 wurde er durch die Nationalsozialisten seines Amtes enthoben und als "entartet" diffamiert. 1936 Übersiedlung nach Hemmenhofen..

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        Entretiens avec Eugène Ionesco

      Original edition for which he was not drawn large papers. Precious autograph signed by Eugene Ionesco Raymond Queneau: "For Raymond Queneau, the satrap with my affectionate admiration (and as I would like to see more from time to time) Eugène Ionesco.." Back slightly discolored as generally. Pierre Belfond Paris 1966 11x18cm broché

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        Exhibitable Agatha Christie letter to a teacher

      Wallingford, England, May 8 1966. 5.5" x 7". "Typed Letter Signed ?Agatha Christie,? 1p, 5.5"" x 7?. Winterbrook House, Wallingford, Berks., England, May 8, 1966. To Miss Evelyn B. Byrne, New York. With original envelope. Fine condition. In full, ?Thank you so much for your charming letter. Best wishes to all the students.? From 1966 to 1970, Evelyn Byrne ran a program at New York City's Elizabeth Barrett Browning Junior High School where she asked major literary and artistic figures of the time to write back with their recollections of what books inspired them while they were teenagers. An assortment of their responses were published in the book Attacks of Taste, printed in 1971 by Gotham Book Mart. Accompanied by an 8? x 10? unsigned photograph of Agatha Christie and Margaret Rutherford with caption on verso about ?Murder She Said,? an MGM motion picture based on Christie?s novel 4:50 From Paddington, starring Rutherford. Also, a photocopy of a February 19, 1966, TLS of Christie to Miss Byrne about books she read as a teenager."

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        Order and Chaos Chez Hans Reichel

      Tucson: Loujon Press 1966 - Introduction by Lawrence Durrell. Illustrated with an original photograph of Miller by Ina Paulandre. First edition, limited "A-Z Leather Inscription" Crimson Oasis issue of 26 lettered copies. Signed by Miller on the limitation page. Finely bound in quarter red morocco and light tan cloth by The Schuberth Bookbindery of San Francisco, lettered in gilt; in the original pictorial dust jacket, illustrated after Reichel’s artwork; housed in the publisher’s slipcase, with orange cork panels lettered in black. Book fine; dust jacket with a very shallow chip to the spine head, part of the original green obi band to the rear flap present; slipcase with a hint of wear to the spine, else fine. Overall, a bright and attractive copy of this striking book, one of the scarce "Crimson Oasis" lettered copies, signed by Miller. Shifreen & Jackson A157a. Order and Chaos chez Hans Reichel is a collection of the letters and drawings Henry Miller sent to his friend Hans Reichel, the artist who taught him to paint with watercolors, from December 1937 – February 1938. Both men lived in Paris during the 1930s, a formative time in Miller’s writing career that yielded a high volume of artistic creativity and many important literary connections. While living in as a starving artist in Paris, Miller wrote and published his first three novels: Tropic of Cancer (1934), Black Spring (1936), and Tropic of Capricorn (1938). In his postscript for Order and Chaos, Miller reflects on the significance of this time period: "Out of this potpourri of food and fun some writing got done, some painting, and a lot of living. It’s hard now to tell which was more important. They went together, that is all I can say." Since his life influenced his writing, Miller naturally considered his writing personal; as Durrell writes in his introduction, "he adored the notion that something personal, in his own writing, adorned with his own characteristic water-colours, would be a treasured gift for a close friend." He continues to explain that "Reichel’s book was probably the first and its text reflects the period in very exact fashion – gaiety, poverty, insouciance all mingled with the strong sense of truth and importance of such work as we were doing: even though the world around us was crumbling to bits." Accordingly, Miller’s letters to Reichel not only provide a unique glimpse into Miller’s life in Paris and his creative processes at that time, but also represent the personal nature of Miller’s writing, especially at the beginning of his formal writing career. Literary content aside, Order and Chaos chez Hans Reichel is a striking work of book art whose construction complements Miller’s emphatic, sometimes erratic text. The book uses paper from Japan, Italy, and Portugal to create a stunning book object; for example, Durell’s introduction and the book’s preliminary leaves are printed on stepped pages with colored edges that create a multicolored fan, the limitation page is printed on orange cork, and Reichel’s self-portrait is printed in metallic silver ink on black paper. Miller’s bibliographers note that Order and Chaos chez Hans Reichel won the prestigious award for typography and Type Direction & Design in the Type Directors Club Annual Awards Show in New York City and proclaim it both "a feast for both visual and tactile senses" and "one of the best books published in 1966." Notably, Order and Chaos chez Hans Reichel was published by Louise "Gypsy Lou" and John Webb at the Loujon Press as the third installment of their Gypsy Lou series, which also included Charles Bukowski’s It Catches My Heart in Its Hands (1963) and Crucifix of a Deathhand (1965). Loujon’s fourth and final installment was Henry Miller’s Insomnia, or The Devil at Large (1970). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Spontaneous Symmetry Breakdown without Massless Bosons" in Physical Review Volume 145, 1966, pp. 1156-1163

      - FIRST EDITION OF THE NOBEL PRIZE WINNING 1966 PAPER IN WHICH PETER HIGGS PREDICTED THE 2012 DISCOVERY OF THE HIGGS BOSON. A type of subatomic particle, bosons are able to occupy the same point in space as do other different matter particles (like electrons) which otherwise can never overlap. "Many Higgs bosons clumped together make up the Higgs field, this field causes particles to have mass. Without the Higgs field, the universe would just be individual particles zipping around at the speed of light, no atoms of any kind would exist. The Higgs field is everywhere so particles travel through it all the time. However, particles with a greater mass will interact more with the Higgs field than particles with a lower mass. This would explain why two particles, which are the same size, can have different masses" (Impact, Univ. of Nottingham, 29 October 2013). "In 1966 [and in this paper], Higgs followed up on his earlier work and wrote a longer paper in which he considered the decay of the massive boson. This showed that if vector bosons have acquired their masses as a result of spontaneous symmetry breaking, the more massive the vector boson is, the greater its affinity for the Higgs boson. In 1967, Steven Weinberg recognized that the electron too can acquire mass by this mechanism. If spontaneous symmetry breaking gives mass to all fundamental particles - whether they are the massive W and Z bosons, or fermions such as the electron, its more massive sibling the muon, and even heavier tau - it will be the decay pattern of the Higgs into these various particles that will prove it. According to the theory, the Higgs boson will tend to produce the massive flavors of a given family more readily than their lightweight counterparts" (Close, The Infinity Puzzle, 167).Understandably unstable, it took until 2012 to prove Higgs correct. At CERN in Switzerland, protons were accelerated nearly to the speed of light and then were smashed together. If Higgs was correct, in one out of every 10 billion collisions, a Higgs boson will be formed. However, even if one is formed, it can't be observed directly because it exists for so short a time before breaking down. To account for this, physicists at CERN recorded the remnants of the collision and worked backwards, piecing together what particles came from the decay of the Higgs. By doing this, they have found the previously undiscovered boson. CONDITION & DETAILS: Full volume. Lancaster: American Physical Society. 4to (10.75 x 8 inches; 268 x 200mm). Entire volume, continuously paginated pp. 1-1360. Higgs paper: pp.1156-1163. Ex-libris with minimal markings (handsome pictorial plate on paste down and no spine markings whatsoever). Illustration: In-text figures throughout. Exterior: Bound in gold buckram with a gilt-lettered spine. Tight, solid. Interior: Bright and very clean throughout. Fine condition in every way.

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        In Pursuit of Salar

      Wilmington, Delaware: [Printed at the Anthoesen Press Portland, Maine], 1966. First edition, probably one of 100 copies. 4 tipped in color plates by Ogden Pleissner and many halftones. 64 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Black cloth spine and blue boards. Fine, spine lettering faded, as usual. Inscribed on the flyleaf: "To Bill Wigton Merry Christmas from the Author and hoping this book will bring back some pleasant memories-1967 A.E.B."

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        DERRIERE LE MIROIR (DLM) NO 157: SAUL STEINBERG - DELUXE, SIGNED, SLIPCASED EDITION

      (STEINBERG, SAUL) (DERRIERE LE MIROIR). Steinberg, Saul. DERRIERE LE MIROIR (DLM) NO. 157: SAUL STEINBERG - DELUXE, SIGNED, SLIPCASED EDITION. Signed by the Artist. Paris: Maeght Editeur, 1966. First Edition 1/150 Deluxe. Folio. Wrappers in Slipcase. Artist Monograph. Fine. np (28pp), 12 b&w and 7 color illustrations. Text in English and French. With an exhibition checklist. This is a monographic edition of Maeght's legendary periodical "Derriere Le Miroir" (featuring the great artists and writers of the 20th Century) devoted solely to Saul Steinberg's 1966 exhibition of sixty-seven drawings and collages. An internally bright, most handsome example of the deluxe slipcased edition printed on Velin de Lana with deckled edges limited to one hundred and fifty numbered copies (62/150) BOLDLY SIGNED "Steinberg" in pencil on the rear colophon housed in the publisher's grey paper over boards chemise and slipcase with printed pastedown. The magazine and chemise are in most handsome condition while the slipcase shows a bit of light soiling and age-toning along with a tiny nick to the top edge. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 023986

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        Corpus Christianorum Continuatio Mediaevalis. 176 Bände der Serie. Vorhanden sind die Bände: 1, 2a, 2b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 16, 19a, 19b, 20, 21, 22,23,27, 27a, 30, 31, 32, 34, 35, 35, 37, 38, 39, 40, 40a, 40b, 40c, 40d, 41, 41a, 42, 43, 43a, 44, 45, 46, 46a, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 53a, 53b, 53f, 54, 55, 56, 56a, 56b, 56c, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 66, 66a, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 71a, 72, 72a, 72b, 72c, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 82a, 82b, 83, 84, 84a, 85, 86, 87, 90, 91, 91a, 91b, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 100, 103, 104, 109, 113, 116a, 116b, 117a, 118, 119, 119a, 121a, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 133, 134, 137, 138, 139, 140, 140a, 140b, 143a, 144, 144c, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 161, 16

      Turnholt, Brepols, 1966 - 2002. - Einbände berieben, bestoßen, meist fleckig. Rücken ausgebleicht. Innen sauber und gut. Gutes Leseexemplar. Die Continuatio Mediaevalis ediert christliche Texte von den Karolingern bis zum Ende des Mittelalters. Enthält: Bd. 1: Hoste et al., Opera omnia I (Aelredus Rievallensis); Bd. 2a: Raciti, Opera omnia II (Aelredus Rievallensis);Bd. 2b: Raciti, Opera omnia III (Aelredus Rievallensis); Bd. 4: de Clercq, Opera omnia (Reimbaldus Leodiensis); Bd. 5: Seyfarth, Speculum virginum (Anonymus); Bd. 6: Fomasari, Collectio canonum in V libris (Collectiones canonum); Bd. 7: Haacke, Liber de divinis officis (Rupertus Tutiensis); Bd. 8: Becquet, Opera (Scriptores ordinis Grandimontensis); Bd. 10: Feams, Contra Petrobrusianos hereticos (Petrus Venerabilis); Bd. 11: Buytaert, Opera theologica I (Petrus Abaelardus); Bd. 16: Paulus, De corpore et sanguine domini. Epistola ad Fredugardum (Pascasius Radbertus); Bd. 19a: Zechmeister, Opera poetica I (Christianus Campililiensis); Bd. 19b: Zechmeister, Opera poetica II (Christianus Campililiensis); Bd. 20: Milis et al., Constitutiones canonicorum regularium ordinisArroasiensis (Constitutiones); Bd. 21: Haacke, De sancta trinitate et operibus eius I (Rupertus Tuitiensis); Bd. 22: Haacke, De sancta trinitate et operibus eius II (Rupertus Tuitiensis); Bd. 23: Haacke, De sancta trinitate et operibus eius III (Rupertus Tuitiensis); Bd. 27: Weber, Opera I (Ambrosius Autpertus); Bd. 27a: Weber, Opera II (Ambrosius Autpertus); Bd. 30: Chatillon, Sermones inediti triginta sex (Galterus a s. Victore); Bd. 31: Barbet, Expositiones in hierarchiam coelestam (Johannes Scotus Eriugena); Bd. 32: Harada, Opera latina VII (168-177) (Raimundus Lullus); Bd. 34: Harada, Opera latina VIII (178-189) (Raimundus Lullus); Bd. 35: Madre, Opera latina IX (120-122) (Raimundus Lullus); Bd. 36: Sala-Molins, Opera latina X (114-117, 119) (Raimundus Lullus); Bd. 37: Lohr, Opera latina XI (135-141) (Raimundus Lullus); Bd. 38: Madre, Opera latina XII (123-127) (Raimundus Lullus); Bd. 39: Bauza Ochogavia, Opera latina XIII (134) (Raimundus Lullus); Bd. 40: Holtz, Grammatici Hibernici Carolini aevi I (Muretach [Muridac]); Bd. 40a: Löfstedt, Grammatici Hibernici Carolini aevi II (Grammatici latini); Bd. 40b: Löfstedt, Grammatici Hibernici Carolini aevi III (Sedulius Scottus);Bd. 40c: Löfstedt, Grammatici Hibernici Carolini aevi V (Donatus Ortigraphus); Bd. 40d: Chittenden, Grammatici Hibernici Carolini aevi III (Sedulius Scottus); Bd. 41: Douteil, Summa de ecclesiasticis officiis (Iohannes Beleth); Bd. 41a: Douteil, Summa de ecclesiasticis officiis (Iohannes Beleth); Bd. 42: Huygens, Monumenta Vizeliacensia (Viceliacensia); Bd. 43: Führkötter et al., Scivias I-II (Hildegardis Bingensis); Bd. 43a: Führkötter et al., Scivias III (Hildegardis Bingensis); Bd. 44: McCulloh et al., Martyrologium. Liber de computo (Rabanus Maurus); Bd. 45: Verheist, De ortu et tempore Antichristi, necnon et tractatus qui ab eo dependunt (Adso Dervensis); Bd. 46: Reid, Opera minora (Ratherius Veronensis); Bd. 46a: Reid et al., Exhortatio et preces. Pauca de vita sancti Donatiani. Fragmenta nuper reperta. Glossae (Ratherius Veronensis); Bd. 47: Salmon et al., Testimonia orationis christianae antiquoris (Orationes); Bd. 48: Weinfurter, Consuetudines canonicorum regularium Springiersbacenses-Rodenses(Constitutiones); Bd. 49: Silagi, Deliberatio supra hymnum trium puerorum (Gerardus Moresenus seu Csanadensis); Bd. 50: Madec: De divina praedestinatione (Iohannes Scotus Eriugena); Bd. 51: Longene, (Petrus Pictaviensis); Bd. 52: Van Acker, Opera omnia (Agobardus Lugdunensis); Bd. 53: Lohr et al., Opera I (Andreas a.s. Victore); Bd. 53a: van Liere, Opera II (Andreas a.s. Victore); Bd. 53b: Berndt, Opera III (Andreas a.s. Victore); Bd. 53f: Zier, Opera VII (Andreas a.s. Victore); Bd. 54: de Martel, Commentaria in Ruth. Tractatus de tabernaculo (Petrus Cellensis); Bd. 55: Orban, Pastorale novellum (Rudolfus de Liebegg); Bd. 56: Paulus, Expositio in Matheo. I-IV (Pasca [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Asterix et les Normands [Asterix and The Normans]

      Paris, Dargaud. 1966, 1966. First Edition. 4to. Publisher's ilustrated paper covered boards. Very minor bumping and edgewear, light scoring of laminate to front board. Very good indeed. Inscribed by Goscinny and Uderzo to titled page: ' A Micheline, / avec notre amitie, / Rene Goscinny / Uderzo' Signed copies are scarce, and even more so in collectable condition.

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        Tragedy and Hope: A History of the World in Our Time

      New York: Macmillan Company, 1966. 1348 p. First edition, first printing. (All first edition points present: stated "First Printing" on copyright page, no mention of later publisher Angriff Press, full page count, does not state "First published in 1966 by" on title page.) Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Strong gilt lettering and sturdy binding. A few easily erasable pencil brackets in margins throughout text. Jacket a bit sunned, has tear along fore edge and front panel with light creasing, a bit of archival mending tissue on verso. A few tears and chips near extremities. Faint pencil marks on front panel. Nice condition overall.

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        Three Typed Letters, Signed].

      Rochester, NY. nd, 27 October, and 6 November 1966. - Three pages, on three quarto lettersheets. Folded for mailing, otherwise about fine. Contained in a custom folding half morocco slipcase. Three characteristic and revealing letters from the American film actress to an unidentified "Mr. Brozen," single-spaced, and signed in full, as usual, with colored pencil or crayon. After establishing her credentials in films by, among others, Howard Hawks and William Wellman in the mid to late '20s, Brooks left an indelible mark in two films directed by G.W. Pabst: PANDORA'S BOX (as 'Lulu', a role with which she was widely identified in later decades) and DIARY OF A LOST GIRL. Before retiring in 1935, she had starred in seventeen silent films and eight sound films. In later years she struggled, but in the 1950s revival in interest in her and her films led to her emergence as both a writer and a speaker about her days in the film industry. In these three letters, to a party she had met on an occasion at Tallulah Bankhead's home, she takes issue with a number of critics and their commentary on her work. In reference to an acquaintance of the recipient who is seeking information about Conrad Veidt, she asserts: "He will find in all of his research nothing but lies and sloppy writing done by people who know nothing of film but hitch themselves on this art in order to become rich and famous, like Hallis Alpert. He was here to see me for the Playboy series he is doing . and he couldn't get off his ass long enough to see me at Eastman House in LULU. Can you imagine? He never saw me in anything. And he wrote ludicrously about the film ." She notes further that "The 'resurgence of interest' in me means only that a lot of little kids are pumping me for my memories so that they may write papers on a time and a place and an art about which they know nothing ." In the undated letter, she reveals a bit more about herself, and comments that "Myself I find a bore on the screen . As for my writing . I write about film because the making of them is the only life I know, and perhaps in doing so, I am creating a new form for the telling of a life story." She responds to the recipient's comments about the firing of critic Bosley Crowther: "I don't think your theory on Crother [sic] has much merit. He was about to be fired before they came up with the pretty feeble BONNIE AND CLYDE pretext . the newspaper was waiting for an excuse." About her own viewing of the film, "I did see B&C last Saturday. As I have already written, it was excellent up to the point of the Oakie camp. The girl, Dunaway, is the greatest star since Garbo, and superior on some ways. The beauty of her body and grace is totally without calculation. Alas, these are qualities of innocence which fade in film making." She responds to the recipient's comments about Mae West with her own, and invites him to "Come if you like, but call first and brings a gun." In the November letter, she comments on the recipient's own area of expertise, dance, and praises a writer's comments about Bogart as having "comforted her." She then cuts loose in the direction of another writer on Bogart ("a little French fop in Paris"): "The way certain idolaters write about Hollywood and the legends they themselves created makes me want to puke. Am I to leave one alter [sic] only to return to another with a canope [sic] of tinsel and an amen corner of credulous, worshipful fools [?] I do not pay attention to them and IDOL is not in my lexicon ." The letters bear a handful of small corrections and a deletion in pencil.

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        Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal

      New York: New American Library, 1966. SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, number 86 of 700 copies, signed by Rand on the limitation page. With additional articles by Nathaniel Branden, Alan Greenspan, and Robert Hessen. New York: New American Library, 1966. Original half black cloth over green cloth boards, spine lettered in silver and in gilt, slipcase with printed paper label. Book fine, toning to edges and spine of slipcase (as often). A very good copy of this classic collection of Rand's essays. Fine.

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        [Photo Album Documenting Construction of Plaza Theater]

      Jacksonville, FL: Munn Photography, [ca. 1966-1967]. Hardcover. Very good +. Oblong folio commercial album measuring approximately 15.5" x 12". Burlap covered boards with matted color photograph mounted to front. 22-ring clasp metal binding. 27 yellow construction paper pages containing 53 approximately 8" x 10" photographs (47 black and white, 6 color) mounted both recto and verso. Several related news clippings and articles loosely laid-in. Split in burlap at joint, though cover securely attached. Title photograph on front board with substantial fingerprinting, handling wear. Age toning to edges of interior paste-downs and occasionally at page edges. Five photos with tiny areas of image loss from having stuck to the print mounted opposite. Otherwise contents bright, clean, and well-preserved. About very good. Album carefully documenting the construction of The Kent Theaters, Plaza "Rocking Chair" Theater on Phillips Highway (U.S. Hwy #1) in Jacksonville, FL which opened its doors January 27, 1967. Photographs thoroughly detail construction, from groundbreaking to completion: concrete placement, steel erection, masonry, interior construction, placement of the rooftop A/C unit, signage, projector and speaker installation, workers and laborers, as well as finished shots of the theater's interior and exterior. All black and white construction images dated, beginning 9/1/66 and ending 1/23/67. The six color photos are undated, though were likely captured on or around the theater's opening day to showcase the finished work. A full page, color ad from January 26, 1967 issue of the JACKSONVILLE JOURNAL is laid-in. The Plaza's amenities, including ample parking, ("1,000 FREE PARKING SPACES" according to the ad), rocking chair seats and easy access to expressways, marked a sea change in options for the moviegoing public - a move that culminates in our modern multiplexes.

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        Le Tarot des Bohémiens. Le plus ancien livre du monde

      paperback, sewed, 4to small, 400 pps., ind., ills., Dangles, Paris, 1966, Small tear in first endpaper fair

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        Ballet Cook Book

      New York: Stein & Day, 1966. Hardcover. 424 pages. - A collection of recipes from over 90 internationally known dancers. Each dancer has photos, some by photographers including Richard Avedon, Jack Mitchell and Cecil Beaton, a recipe or sometimes several recipes, and a facsimile of their autograph. In mustard-yellow cloth boards with white cloth spine. Quite uncommon. Near Fine/Good+. Book is clean, bright and unmarked. Front free endpaper has corner price-clipped. The dustjacket has light wear at corners, spine and edges and is also price clipped. All in all a nice copy. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Trust [Proof Copy Signed by John Barth]

      (NY): New American Library. (1966). The uncorrected proof copy of her first book, one of a handful of literary first novels published by NAL during the mid-60s, including John Gardner's The Resurrection and William Gass's Omensetter's Luck. Tall, comb-bound galley sheets. Laid in is a letter sent by editor David Segal to author John Barth, sending him "yet another first novel" and requesting "the pleasure of reading your opinion," as it appears Barth had made it clear that he would not be offering "a quotable quote." A noteworthy letter: Segal took over the newly founded hardcover publishing branch of New American Library, which previously had specialized in paperback publishing only -- notably the Signet and Mentor imprints, which reprinted classics and bestsellers. Segal immediately began publishing literary fiction by young, unknown writers, and in the course of a couple of years introduced William Gass, John Gardner, Michael Shaara, Alice Adams and Cynthia Ozick to the world, all of whom went on to become major American authors. It's a bit surprising that Barth would have been averse to providing a "quotable quote" for the likes of these, but apparently that was the case. This copy is signed by Barth on the first page and with his address stamp on the front cover. Ozick's name was left off the cover and has been added in ink. Mild sunning and curling to the covers; small tear at upper spine; about near fine. A very scarce proof of an important first book, and a copy with exceptionally interesting provenance. First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA ]
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