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        Diritto marittimo

      Edizioni Cetim, Bresso 1966 - Sintesi "Cetim" ITALIANO Numero 13 della collana "Sintesi Cetim". Brossura usurata al dorso, brunita con fioritura. Tagli e pagine lievemente ingialliti. Nel complesso in buono stato di conservazione.

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        La Sicilia prima dei Greci

      MILANO: IL SAGGIATORE, 1966. Rilegato. BUONO. 15 20,5. Uomo e mito USATO

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        DIARIO OCCULTO

      RIZZOLI, 1966. ITALIANO 0,26 Traduzione dallo svedese, introduzione e note di Marco Scovazzi, a cura di Torsten Eklund, pagine leggermente brunite ai bordi causa tempo, brossura editoriale illustrata, leggermente ingiallita e con lievi segni di usura USATO

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        [The Thursday books.]

      London: George G. Harrap & Co, Ltd,, 1966-68-69-71. Here Comes Thursday; Thursday Rides Again; Thursday Ahoy!; Thursday in Paris. 4 works, octavo. Here Comes Thursday: original blue cloth, title to spine in black, vignette of mouse to front cover in black; Thursday Rides Again: original pale green cloth, title to spine in blue, vignette of mouse to front cover in blue; Thursday Ahoy!: original red-brown cloth, title to spine in white, vignette of mouse to front cover in white; Thursday in Paris: original buff cloth, title to spine in brown, vignette of mouse to front cover in brown. All with the dust jacket. Edges slightly toned, spines of Thursday in Paris and Thursday Rides Again toned. An excellent set in the lightly creased dust jackets, occasional wear to edges, short closed tear to rear panel joint of Thursday Ahoy!. First editions, first impressions, presentation copies, all inscribed by the author on the front free endpapers to a Hungarian couple who influenced, in part, Bond's portrayal of Paddington Bear's best friend. The recipients, Barbara and Etele, worked with the author at the BBC Monitoring Service at Caversham Park after the Second World War. Bond noted that "at that time Caversham Park was staffed almost entirely by refugees: Russian and Polish people and different nationalities … My Paddington Bear books also had a character who was a Hungarian refugee – Mr Gruber" (BBC interview, 13 February 2012). The character of Mr Gruber, a Notting Hill antique dealer, was Paddington's great friend in the series. Bond stayed closely in touch with Etele and Barbara for many years after he left Caversham.

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        FLOWERS IN CONCRETE

      (Bloomington, IN): Design Program, Fine Arts Department, Indiana University, 1966. stiff paper wrappers. 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Limited to 100 numbered copies. Designed and printed by John Dearstyne. Prefatory comments by George Sadek, who noted that "it is sometimes difficult to draw a line between the contributions, as well as the final responsibilities, of the poet and the typographer." (Kathleen McCullough, Concrete Poetry: An Annotated International Bibliography (Troy, NY: Whitston Publishing Co., 1989), 592).The meaning of such poetry is "conceived by the poet and interpreted by the typographer" in a manner analogous "to the stage performance of a play." Poems printed from line cuts (type from photo compositor). The poet, Mary Ellen Solt (1920-2007), was well known for helping disseminate the art of concrete poetry, having begun to write it herself in the early 1960s. Important book. Pages French-fold.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        Capolavori della letteratura straniera

      Società Editrice Dante Alighieri, Milano-Roma-Napoli-Città di Castello 1966 - ITALIANO Legatura in mezza tela, dorso ingiallito e con qualche macchia, piatti macchiati e con bordi e punte usurati. Tagli ingialliti , con fioritura e tracce di polvere; interno nel complesso ben conservato, corredato di numerose tavole illustrate a colori su carta patinata fuori testo.

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        Fine portrait photo by Anthony Buckley signed and dated (The Queen Mother, 1900-2002, Queen of George VI)

      1966 - showing her half length seated, wearing a bejewelled dress and sash, looking straight at the camera and smiling, 10" x 8" in mount 15" x 12", no place, signature very slightly faded .

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        Fine photo, signed and dated on the mount by the Queen, (b. 1926, Queen of Great Britain)

      1966 - showing her walking in front of Royal guards standing to attention, accompanied by th Very Reverend Robin Woods, 6" x 4", on mount, 9" x 8", no place, slight staining on the mount Although after 1960 this signature is definitely genuine

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        Apollo Programs Presentation to AC Electronics 5 January 1966

      Kollsman Instrument Corporation, Elmhurst 73, New York 1966 - First Edition. Various paginations. 8 1/2 x 11 inches. Comb bound. Blue / white printed stiff wrapper with title cutout. Mimeographed, on recto only (verso blank). Creasing, wear to covers, some minor loss to comb binding, old paperclip markings. Previous owner name (H. Dickerson) pencilled underneath title. Clean internally. Comb. In 1963, NASA selected a group of five prime contractors to work on the Apollo program. AC Spark Plug (eventually AC Electronics) (a part of General Motors) was selected to develop the spacecraft guidance and navigation systems for the Apollo space craft. A period press release notes AC "enjoyed success in the inertial guidance field since entering the technological field pioneered by the work of Dr. C. Stark Draper of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Instrumentation Laboratory." Two other major contractors were announced at the same time: Kollsman Instrument Corporation (optical subsystems, including a space sextant, sunfinders, and navigation display equipment) and Raytheon Corporation (the onboard digital computer). MIT would retain overall direction of the project, in essence coordinating the different companies.By Feb of 1964, the management structure was changed. "AC Spark Plug would become the principal contractor, with the Raytheon Company and Kollsman Instrument Corporation as subcontractors. MIT would still have primary responsibility for system design and analysis."On October 14, 1964, the first Apollo "guidance system completed acceptance testing and was shipped at 11:30 p.m. and arrived at Downey, California, early the following day. AC reported that in more than 2,000 hours of operation they had found the system to be "remarkably reliable, accurate and simple to operate." (the above timeline derived from the GM Heritage Center)The document offered here, dated June 1965, is part of the next phase (which extended through 1969) which was expected to cover manufacturing and testing of the real Apollo guidance systems. The document (from Kollsman Instrument Corporation to AC Electronics*) is a detailed 3 month progress report. On display is the amount of intense cross-company planning and coordination necessary for major contractors to work together. Delivery schedules (everything from test fixtures to Optics Cleaner Kits, LEM trainer simulators, MSC Lunar Trainer, LEM GSE cleaner kits). An Apollo Optical Subsystem program summary with work delivery schedules (both high level and subsystems), major engineering investigations, etc. A major section covers Design Evaluation with similar detail. Then Production Status, starting with an airborne critical shortage list. Everything necessary for AC Electronics to measure the progress of one of it's major subcontractors. *[AC Spark Plug became AC Electronics earlier in 1965]A tour de force of major manufacturing/design planning, ripe with internal planning and progress information not often found "in the wild" for projects of this importance. Ever want to study how space program work actually proceeded? How many moving parts there were? Perhaps the coolest aspect - only a few items delivered by this time have serial numbers over 8. Cradle period innovation on display. No one had ever done this before. Highly recommended for anyone interested in major project planning in the space program.Genuinely rare. We find no copies of this (or any other Kollsman / AC Electronics presentation) in OCLC as of this writing, nor have we handled such in 20 years in the business. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books ( ABAA / ILAB )]
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        Tragedy and Hope: A History of the World in Our Time

      The Macmillan Company 1966 - First edition. (All first printing 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.) 1348pp. Fine in Fine dust jacket, absolutely unfaded with very light shelf wear. Clean, bright pages. A superb copy, easily the best we've ever seen.Professor Carroll Quigley's magnum opus, a world history of power with a focus on the Anglo-American elite. In many ways Quigley was a complex bundle of contradictions: a conservative defender of Western civiliation who opposed the Vietnam War and was Bill Clinton's mentor at Georgetown. During the early cold war he was a true Washington insider who worked as a consultant for the Defense Department, the Navy, and other government entities, but his work is most often referenced by perennial outsiders like the John Birch Society and conspiracy researchers like the late Jim Marrs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA]
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        SPIA E CONTROSPIA

      LONGANESI E C., MILANO 1966 - I LIBRI POCKET ITALIANO Brossura morbida con aloni di umidità alla copertina ed alla quarta. Lievissimo consumo al piede del dorso. Pagine scorrrevoli, ordinate; traduzione del romanzo di Giulio Pagani. Volume num. 47 della collana.

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        With Prejudice. War Memoirs.

      1966 - Folding graph, maps (5 double page), illustrations, drawings in the text after the author. First edition. 8vo., cloth, dust jacket. London, Cassell. Bomber Harris's copy, with his pencil ownership signature 'Harris' to the front free endpaper, and his pencilled comments and markings in the text, most of which he has indexed on the rear pastedown, reinforcing them in ink. Loosely inserted an intact first day cover, franked Bomber Command Museum Jersey 19 Nov 81, signed 'Arthur T. Harris MRAF', a small photograph of Harris and Tedder studying a map with a junior officer, and a newspaper clipping containing an article defending Harris from the smears on his reputation begun by Sir Solly Zuckerman. Harris' notes and markings cover some 27 pages and one endpaper, some 12 being simple markings down the margin, the remaining annotations betraying Harris' anger with Tedder. On one page Harris has erased a comment in the lower margin on a reference to himself 'Even Harris, who cooperated most loyally', and in his index has copied the last three words and added an exclamation mark, and on one of the illustrations captioned 'The Tedder Carpet' he has written 'Hitting nothing!'. All the annotations betray considerable anger and exasperation, evidence that Tedder and Harris did not get on, many of the remarks brief but emphatic: ' a lie', 'rubbish', 'nonsense', 'another cheap smear'. Tedder was appointed Deputy Supreme Commander at SHAEFunder General Eisenhower, after a long and distinguished career in the RAF, which began when he saw service with the RFC in the Great War. In the early years of the Second World Warhe was Air Officer CommandingRAF Middle East Command, where he adoptedthetactic of area bombing which became known as the 'Tedder Carpet'. Dust jacket nicked and torn at the head and tail of the spine with some small loss, reinforced on the reverse. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Haggadah for Passover, Copied and Illustrated by Ben Shahn.

      1966 - Paris: The Trianon Press, 1966. 80 leaves. Large, unbound folio in stiff, glassine covered wrappers, housed in large, vellum box, stamped with gilt lettering on front, back, and spine, with double clasp closure. Loosely inserted foam cushions at front and back of box. Includes an extra set of the coloured plates, an extra set of the uncoloured plates, and a proof state of the frontispiece in paper folders, enclosed in a linen portfolio with ties. Very clean copy. One of 20 copies numbered I to XX, this being VII. Signed and stamped with the artist’s cypher on the frontispiece. Ben Shahn (1898-1969) enjoyed a long career as a social realist artist and left wing visionary, widely recognized for his murals, paintings, commercial illustrations and photography, he collaborated with Diego Rivera and undertook commissions for the Farm Security Administration. Perhaps his most famous work, the Jersey Homesteads Mural, has also been linked to the Haggadah and the themes of slavery, the struggles of immigrants, deliverance and redemption were important throughout his career. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        DIARIO OCCULTO

      RIZZOLI, MILANO 1966 - ITALIANO Traduzione dallo svedese, introduzione e note di Marco Scovazzi, a cura di Torsten Eklund, pagine leggermente brunite ai bordi causa tempo, brossura editoriale illustrata, leggermente ingiallita e con lievi segni di usura

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        Apollo Programs Presentation to AC Electronics 5 January 1966

      Elmhurst 73, New York: Kollsman Instrument Corporation, 1966. First Edition. Comb. Good. First Edition. Various paginations. 8 1/2 x 11 inches. Comb bound. Blue / white printed stiff wrapper with title cutout. Mimeographed, on recto only (verso blank). Creasing, wear to covers, some minor loss to comb binding, old paperclip markings. Previous owner name (H. Dickerson) pencilled underneath title. Clean internally. Comb. In 1963, NASA selected a group of five prime contractors to work on the Apollo program. AC Spark Plug (eventually AC Electronics) (a part of General Motors) was selected to develop the spacecraft guidance and navigation systems for the Apollo space craft. A period press release notes AC "enjoyed success in the inertial guidance field since entering the technological field pioneered by the work of Dr. C. Stark Draper of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Instrumentation Laboratory." Two other major contractors were announced at the same time: Kollsman Instrument Corporation (optical subsystems, including a space sextant, sunfinders, and navigation display equipment) and Raytheon Corporation (the onboard digital computer). MIT would retain overall direction of the project, in essence coordinating the different companies. By Feb of 1964, the management structure was changed. "AC Spark Plug would become the principal contractor, with the Raytheon Company and Kollsman Instrument Corporation as subcontractors. MIT would still have primary responsibility for system design and analysis." On October 14, 1964, the first Apollo "guidance system completed acceptance testing and was shipped at 11:30 p.m. and arrived at Downey, California, early the following day. AC reported that in more than 2,000 hours of operation they had found the system to be "remarkably reliable, accurate and simple to operate." (the above timeline derived from the GM Heritage Center) The document offered here, dated June 1965, is part of the next phase (which extended through 1969) which was expected to cover manufacturing and testing of the real Apollo guidance systems. The document (from Kollsman Instrument Corporation to AC Electronics*) is a detailed 3 month progress report. On display is the amount of intense cross-company planning and coordination necessary for major contractors to work together. Delivery schedules (everything from test fixtures to Optics Cleaner Kits, LEM trainer simulators, MSC Lunar Trainer, LEM GSE cleaner kits). An Apollo Optical Subsystem program summary with work delivery schedules (both high level and subsystems), major engineering investigations, etc. A major section covers Design Evaluation with similar detail. Then Production Status, starting with an airborne critical shortage list. Everything necessary for AC Electronics to measure the progress of one of it's major subcontractors. *[AC Spark Plug became AC Electronics earlier in 1965] A tour de force of major manufacturing/design planning, ripe with internal planning and progress information not often found "in the wild" for projects of this importance. Ever want to study how space program work actually proceeded? How many moving parts there were? Perhaps the coolest aspect - only a few items delivered by this time have serial numbers over 8. Cradle period innovation on display. No one had ever done this before. Highly recommended for anyone interested in major project planning in the space program. Genuinely rare. We find no copies of this (or any other Kollsman / AC Electronics presentation) in OCLC as of this writing, nor have we handled such in 20 years in the business.

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        MITO E REALTA'

      BORLA, TORINO 1966 - LE IDEE E LA VITA ITALIANO N.30 della collana, traduzione e prefazione di Giovanni Cantoni, pagine brunite attorno ai testi, fioritura ai tagli, brossura editoriale ingiallita, con fioritura, alcuni aloni ed impronte, piccole abrasioni ed usura da scaffalatura

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        Manifesto 56 x 39 cm. 8 tavole di accertamento

      Galleria Apollinaire, 1966. Exhibition Poster

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        The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, with Signed Card

      Putnam, New York 1966 - Near fine in a near fine unclipped dust jacket. With an inscribed and signed note card laid in: "To J___ H____, My warmest good wishes. Robert A. Heinlein". Front end paper with a tiny ink mark at the bottom edge, looks like it might be a production flaw. Some erasure or glue evidence at the top of the rear end paper. Jacket with just the slightest of wear to the extremities. A truly beautiful copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Graham, Bookseller, ABAA, IOBA]
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        Henri Michaux dichtungen, schriften

      S. Fischer verlag 1966 - - S. Fischer verlag, Hamburg 1966, 13,5x21cm, reliure de l'éditeur sous étui souple. - Edition bilingue publiée sous la direction de Paul Celan. Reliure de l'éditeur en pleine toile sable, dos lisse, étiquette de titre noire en tête du dos, agréable exemplaire complet de sa jaquette, de son rhodoïd ainsi que de son étui souple. Datation manuscrite du dédicataire en pied d'une garde probablement celle concernant la réception de l'ouvrage sur lequel figure l'envoi autographe. Envoi autographe signé de Paul Celan, en allemand, à Jörg Ortner sur une carte de visite encollée sur une garde. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Bilingual edition published under the direction of Paul Celan. Publisher's binding in full canvas sand, smooth back, black title label on the back of the head, nice complete copy of his jacket, its rhodoïd and its soft case. Handwritten dating of the dedicatee at the foot of a guard probably that concerning the reception of the book on which appears the autograph autograph dedication of the author. Signed autograph of Paul Celan, in German, to Jörg Ortner on a business card pasted on a guard. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Entretiens avec Salvador Dali

      - Pierre Belfond, Paris 1966, 11x18cm, broché. - Edizione per il quale non è stato redatto grandi giornali. firma autografa di Salvador Dali sulla pagina occhietto. Nizza copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Signature manuscrite de Salvador Dali sur la page de faux-titre. Agréable exemplaire.

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        Filles de la Pluie - Ouessant. (Bretagne)

      Paris, Robert Léger. 1966 - Scènes de la vie ouessantine. 15 compositions en couleurs de Robert Humblot coloriées au pochoir, dont 13 à double page. (Complet et Contrôlé) Édition tirée à 190 exemplaires. Celui-ci (N°15) un des 15 exemplaires de tête sur JAPON super Nacré, enrichi d'une SUITE en couleurs sur JAPON nacré, une SUITE en couleurs sur ARCHES, le tirage sur JAPON nacré du titre et des lettrines gravés sur bois. La lithographie encadrée annoncée est manquante comme c'est souvent le cas. Paris, Robert Léger - 1966 - 252 pages. Pages volantes sous couverture imprimée. Coffret étui toile grise avec titre doré au dos. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in folio (37x29). Edition illustrée

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        Through the Troposcope: A Travers Le Troposcope. Deluxe Edition.

      London and Paris: The Trianon Press, 1966. Folio, 13.25 x 10.25 inches. 44 leaves in a vellum covered folder, loosely inserted into a blue morocco binding with marbled endpapers, and gilt stamped spine. An additional set of 9 collotype proofs, 18 progressive color state plates, and an original guide-sheet and stencil are included in a blue cloth portfolio with ties. The set comes in a box with marbled papers, and a blue-green morocco spine with gilt stamping; in fine condition as issued. No. IV of X copies, reproducing 12 watercolors by Peter Kendal Bushe depicting the geometrically abstract views of a troposcope. An edition of 90 was also produced that only includes the plates presented in a slipcase, without any of the additional material included in this copy. A rare and lovely example of pochoir printing at its finest.

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        Henri Michaux dichtungen, schriften

      Bilingual edition published under the direction of Paul Celan. Publisher's binding in full canvas sand, smooth back, black title label on the back of the head, nice complete copy of his jacket, its rhodoïd and its soft case. Handwritten dating of the dedicatee at the foot of a guard probably that concerning the reception of the book on which appears the autograph autograph dedication of the author. Signed autograph of Paul Celan, in German, to Jörg Ortner on a business card pasted on a guard. S. Fischer verlag Hamburg 1966 13,5x21cm reliure de l'éditeur sous étui souple

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        Winston S. Churchill. Vol I - Youth 1874-1900. Vol II - Young Statesman 1901-1914. Vol III - 1914-1916. Vol IV - 1917-1922. Vol V - 1922-1939. Companion Volume I parts 1 & 2. Companion Volume II parts 1, 2 & 3. Companion Volume III parts 1 & 2. Companion Volume IV parts 1, 2 & 3.

      London: Heinemann 1966 - London: Heinemann, (1966-77), 1966. First edition. Fifteen volumes. 8vo. Unclipped jackets. Publisher's cloth, gilt lettered to the spine, dust jackets. Photographic illustrations throughout. The jacket spines of the Companion volumes sunned, some occasional edge wear, marginal tears with no loss and marking, a good set. A monumental work of biography, Gilbert taking over the project at volume III. Heinemann, London, 1966. 1st Edition, 1st Impression. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Volume I Youth 1874-1900 [1966], Volume II Young Statesman 1901-1914 [1967], Volume III 1914-1916 [1971], Volume IV 1917-1922 [1975], Volume V 1922-1939 [1976], First Edition/First Printings. Companion Volume 1 Part 1 1874-1896 [1967], Companion Volume 1 Part 2 1896-1900 [1967], Companion Volume II Part 1 1901-1907 [1969], Companion Volume II Part 2 1907-1911 [1969], Companion Volume II Part 3 1911-1914 [1969], Companion Volume III Part 1 August 1914-April 1915 [1972], Companion Volume III Part 2 May 1915-December 1916 [1972], Companion Volume IV Part 1 January 1917-June 1919 [1972], Companion Volume IV Part 2 July 1919-March 1921 [1977], Companion Volume IV Part 3 April 1921-November 1922 [1977]. First Edition/First Printings. The Companion Volumes contain important documents which accompany the Biography and include some charming early correspondence between Winston and Lady Randolph Churchill - see photos. A good value set.   Condition Report Externally Spine – good condition – all internal cloth spines good and bright in red cloth with gilt titles, some whitening to the cloth, dust jacket spines - some sunning to spines on some volumes, and some marginal closed tears. Unclipped. Joints – good condition – worn but good. Corners – good condition – corners bumped. Boards – good condition – dust jackets have closed tears to the board edges, cloth boards very good. Page edges – fair to good condition, top of page edges a deep maroon colour which is spotted and sun faded to some volumes, front page edges are spotted and foxed to the earlier volumes but this doesn’t impact internally, underneath page edges with shelf wear. The sheer weight of the pages has always (every set I sell) weighed down the binding - see photos. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – good condition. Paste downs – good condition. End papers – good condition. Title – good condition. Pages – good condition – a few finger marks. Binding – good condition – solid. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1966-77 Binding: Hardback [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        David Ben-Gurion

      March 10, 1966. Autograph Letter Signed, "D. Ben-Gurion," in Hebrew, one page, 4.75" x 8.25", March 10, 1966, Tiberias. Addressed to “Ben Asher”. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from PSA/ DNA Authentication Services. Lined paper with perforated right edge. Center fold touches Gurion’s signature but does not affect legibility. Fine condition. The translation in full, “Dear Ben-Asher / I read your letter addressed to the President. Out of sentimentality esteem towards you, I must confess that I had to overcome emotional difficulty before reading the letter you have sent to Levi Eshkol, and currently I won’t provide details. I am in complete agreement with you â€

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        L'Art du Facteur d'Orgues - Faksimile-Nachdruck herausgegeben von Christhard Mahrenholz - en 3 volumes

      Kassel: Barenreiter 1966 - Commentaire sur l'état: couverture abimée. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HELENA PETROVNA BLAVATSKY, COLLECTED WRITINGS, 15 VOLUME COMPLETE SET!! (Volumes1-15, Volume One-1874/1878, Volume Two-1879/1880, Volume Three-1881/1882, Volume Four-1882/1883,Volume Five-1883,Volume Six-1883/1884/1885, Volume Seven-1886/1887, Volume Eigh

      The Theosophical Publishing House. Hardcover. B000PH30TG 1973-91 Theosophical Publishing House (Wheaton, Illinois), fifteen 6 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches tall dark blue cloth hardcovers in publisher's unclipped dust jackets. gilt design and lettering to spines, illustrated with black-and-white photographs and facsimiles (some folding, some in color), the entire set thoroughly indexed in the final volume, [v.1 1988] lxxx, 570; [v.2 nd] xlv, 590; [v.3 1982] xxxvi, 583; [v.4 1981] xlii, 718; [v.5 1984] xxxii, 416; [v.6 1975] liv, 481; [v.7 1987] xxxiv, 433; [v.8 1980] xxviii, 507; [v.9 1986] xxx, 488; [v.10 1988] xxxiv, 461; [v.11 1973] xxxiii, 632; [v.12 1987] xxx, 859; [v.13 1982] xxxii, 645; [v.14 1985] xlviii, 733; [v.15 1991] xiii, 633 pp. Includes a variety of printings - mostly second printings, but a few first printings. Very slight rubbing to the covers, with very slight staining to a couple of covers, and a couple of very slightly bumped tips. Some of the volumes have slightly soiled top page edges. Inside, this set is pristeen - clean, bright and unmarked, with firm, solid bindings. Apart from a couple with very slightly soiling or edgewear, the dust jackets are all in very good condition, nicely preserved and displayed in clear archival Brodart sleeves. Altogether, a superb set of this scarce complete collection. Note that this is obviously a heavy and oversized set, so significant additional postage will be required for international or priority orders. ~RCL~ [40.0P] The 15-volume Theosophical Publishing House collected writings of H.P. Blavatsky. Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1831-1891) was a Russian occultist, spirit medium and author who co-founded the Theosophical Society in 1875. She gained an international following as the leading theoretician of Theosophy, the esoteric religion that the society promoted. Blavatsky was a controversial figure during her lifetime. Her Theosophical doctrines influenced the spread of Hindu and Buddhist ideas in the West as well as the development of Western esoteric currents like Ariosophy, Anthroposophy, and the New Age Movement. Associating it closely with the esoteric doctrines of Hermeticism and Neoplatonism, Blavatsky described Theosophy as 'the synthesis of science, religion and philosophy,' proclaiming that it was reviving an ancient wisdom which underlay all the world's religions. . Very Good. 1966.

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        The Crying of Lot 49

      1966 - Thomas Pynchon. The Crying of Lot 49. J. B. Lippincott Company 1966. First edition. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Jacket has slight wear at top of spine (see photo) and slight tanning on back of spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: South Willington Book Cartel]
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        Richard Serra. Animal habitats live and stuffed

      Catalogo della mostra inaugurata il 24 maggio 1966 alla Galleria La Salita di Roma. Con 5 ill. in nero, una foto e un testo dell'Artista. Elenco delle opere esposte. 8vo. pp. 12. . Ottimo (Fine). . . . Prima mostra personale dell'Artista, arrivato in Europa nel 1964, grazie a una borsa di studio. Serra visse per circa 2 anni prevalentemente tra Parigi e Roma, dove nel maggio 1966 presentò alla Galleria La Salita le sue opere: serie di gabbie contenenti animali vivi e impagliati. La mostra ebbe grande rilevanza e aprì la strada ad iniziative di altri artsiti dell'Arte povera italiani che presso la stessa Galleria presentarono in seguiro mostre in cui erano presenti animali vivi (Kounellis) ed impagliati (Pascali).

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        The Development of the Funerary Beliefs and Practices Displayed in the Private Tombs of the New Kingdom at Thebes

      SAE, Cairo 1966 - Extremely rare. SAE, Cairo, 1966. First edition. In-8, xxi, 298 pages 86 plates. Modern brown cloth with ivory boards. In excellent condition. From the library of Egyptologist Dr. Otto Schaden with his stamp on the title page. NOTE: pictures show the book as it was before rebinding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meretseger Books]
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        Typoskript - Drei Gedichte (1. Der Wels ein Fisch der am Grund lebt. 2. Es war dieser merkwürdige Sommer. 3. Der Milchmann Schäuffele aus Böhmen.)

      - Halle an der Saale 1966. 6 maschinell beschriebenen Seiten mit den drei Gedichten u. der Titelseite. Mit einer Widmung auf der Titelseite: Für Frieder von Sarah. Gemeint ist der Schriftsteller und Übersetzer Friedrich Hitzer (1935-2007). Beiliegende handgeschriebe Kunstkarte: Lieber Friederm, warst Du doch der mir mal schreiben wollte und das am Telefon vor langer Zeit beteuerte? Weil ich mich irren kann schicke ich Dir eine Karte und ein kleines Gedichtbuch der Art wie ich manchmal selbst eins herstelle aus reiner Freude und ich keine Zeitschrift machenn mann. Wie gehts Dir? Uns gut, Rainer ist in der SU bis Mitte Oktober der hats gut. Außerordentliche Grüße von Sarah. Zustand: gutes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        S IS FOR SPACE

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1966.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collects sixteen stories, most of them classics. Three stories, "Chrysalis," "Pillar of Fire" and "Time in Thy Flight" appear here for the first time in a book, and "The Screaming Woman" appears here in this format for the first time in a book (a comic book adaptation appeared earlier in THE AUTUMN PEOPLE [1965]). A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A sharp copy and uncommon in this condition. (#155588)

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        Wide Sargasso Sea

      New York: W.W. Norton. Hardcover. First Edition - First Printing with the number line extending from 1 to 9. Dust jacket is wrapped- jacket has moderate edge wear with some rubbing to the corners and spine ends with several small tears but none more than a half inch long- jacket price not clipped. Book and jacket are clean, has a good tight binding, no marks or notations, foxing to the top page edge only. 1966. . Good. 1966. First Edition.

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        Death of a Naturalist

      Faber and Faber, London 1966 - First edition. A touch of foxing on the topedge, else easily fine in modestly spine-faded near fine dustwrapper. Nicely Inscribed to an American poet in the year of publication. Heaney's first commercial publication with a good association. Seldom found in this condition and with a contemporary association. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        THE GENIUS OF THE CROWD

      [Cleveland]: 7 Flowers Press, 1966. First Edition. One of 103 copies. Slim octavo (15.5cm); 11 leaves consisting of letterpress printed envelopes, stapled and glued into illustrated wrappers, printed in black, blue, and red; with an illustrated cover and five linoleum-cut prints by Paula Marie Savarino. A fresh, Fine copy. Pristine copy of this elusive and legendary chapbook featuring one of Bukowski's best poems, printed by Cleveland poet d.a. levy and Asphodel Bookshop proprietor Jim Lowell. Both men continually drew the ire of Cleveland police, who eventually raided Lowell's shop in 1966, confiscating nine cartons of books and periodicals while they searched the placed for narcotics. "Among the seized items was Bukowski's The Genius of the Crowd. In true mimeo tradition, levy printed only 103 copies of Bukowski's chapbook, and 63 of them were confiscated and destroyed by the Cleveland police. Bukowski did not forget this episode, and he penned a prose piece for A Tribute to Jim Lowell (1967), where he claimed that "'obscenity' is the word they use to excuse their own rot in order to raid the works and outposts of creative men...the creative artist has always been continually harassed by officialdom" ("Untitled"), an obvious reference to the police operation" (Debritto, Abel. Charles Bukowski, King of the Underground: From Obscurity to Literary Icon, p.83). Among the scarcest and most coveted of Bukowski's publications, and one that is seldom found in pristine condition. OCLC notes 20 copies in institutional hands. Krumhansl 21; Dorbin A9; Taylor & Horvath P-117.

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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