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      London: Hutchinson. (1966). First. 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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Collected Papers of Charles Sanders Peirce: I Principles of Philosophy; II Elements of Logic; III Exact Logic (published papers); IV The Simplest Mathematics; V Pragmatism and Pragmaticism; VI Scientific Metaphysics; VII Science and Philosophy; VIII Reviews, Correspondence and Bibliography 8 vols bound in 4; complete as issued

      Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1966 . Lithographic facsimile of the first edition. Red cloth, 8 vols in 4. Ex-library with stamps on edges and endpapers and pockets in rear; however the text is clean without underlining, highlighting or marginalia, and the spine labels have been skillfully removed so the set has considerable shelf appeal. Covers clean, bindings are sound. Without the library markings the set would be in fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Blue Whale Books, ABAA]
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        Arcadia. Zeitschrift für vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft.

      Berlin, Walter de Gruyter, 1966-2006.. Bände 1 - 41 ohne Band 14 + Sonderheft 1978 in 41 Bänden. 8°. Blaue Leinen- und Halbleineneinbände.. ISSN: 0003-7982. Titel rückseitig gestempelt und Buchrücken mit Bibliotheks-Signatur-Schild.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Trageser]
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        Hieronymi Cardani Opera Omnia. 10 Bände

      frommann-holzboog, 1966.. Auflage: (Faks.-Neudr. d. Ausg. Lugdunum Lyon, 1663) 7206 Seiten Gebundene Ausgabe. Cardanos (1501-1576) hervorragende Stellung in der Geschichte der Wissenschaften gründet sich auf die Verbindung seines ungewöhnlichen enzyklopädischen Wissens mit seinem schöpferischen Denken. Seine aEUR°Ars magnaaEUR war ein Meilenstein in der Geschichte der Algebra, die Kardanische Regel gehört zum Rüstzeug des Mathematikers. Die Physik verdankt ihm Erfindungen wie die Kardanwelle, die Medizin die erste klinische Beschreibung des typhösen Fiebers. Goethe urteilt: Cardan gehört unter diejenigen Menschen, mit denen die Nachwelt nicht fertig wird. ISBN 9783772800948

      [Bookseller: Speyer & Peters GmbH]
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        Monts et merveilles.De Notre-Dame de Beauche au Mont Saint-Michel en parcourant la Beauche, le Perche, la Normandie. Edition originale adornée de gouaches de la main de J. P. Rémon. Préface de Monseigneur Michon, avant-popos de René Gobillot, post-face de dom Grammont et de dom de Senneville.

      André et Pierre Gonin, Lausanne, 1966 - 158pages, en feuilles. Couverture rempliée. Sous emboitage de l?éditeur. Dédicacés.Exemplaire sur papier Japon nacré numéroté n.° V / XI. Exemplaire à l'état de neuf.

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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        [Playscript]: The Birthday Party

      New York: Haila Stoddard [and] Mark Wright. [circa 1966]. Playscript for the American Broadway production. 139 photo-mechanically duplicated leaves, printed rectos only, bradbound into black, die-cut Russell Reproduction Studio wrappers. A faint tidemark at the bottom of the first few leaves and a stain (and paper remnants) on the rear wrap, else very good or better. Hand-numbered "#57" on the title page. After bombing in London in 1958 and almost derailing Pinter's career as a playwright, the American version, produced by Stoddard, Wright, and Leonard S. Field, debuted nearly a decade later to critical acclaim. It ran for 126 performances in 1967-68 and won a Tony Award for Best Actor for James Patterson. .

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        Sans titre *

      1966. 1966 - Lithographie originale tricolore 47 x 66 signée et justifiée sur 90 exemplaires, contrecollée sur peuplier croisé. Sous cadre à baguettes artisanales, décoré de petites touches de peinture accordées aux teintes de l'image. Intrigant triptyque figurant de part et d'autre d'un de nos bateaux à aubes "la Suisse", un vigneron sur le retour et un énigmatique homme au béret.Amusant ensemble, presque incohérent, mis en valeur sous un encadrement brut.

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        Alfie

      MacGibbon & Kee 1966 - Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket is fully intact, no tears or chips, but carries signs of wear to top and bottom edges, corners etc. Dust Jacket price-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 7933. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books]
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        Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal

      New York: NAL/New American Library, 1966. First edition, Number 9 of 700 signed copies by the author. ix, [i], 309, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Black and green cloth. almost fine in fine slipcase. Signed by Rand Chapter 4 , "Antitrust" , Chapter 6, "Gold and Economic" Freedom & Chapter 9, " The Assault on Integrity" are by Alan Greenspan.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        1966 And All That: My Autobiography

      Headline 1966 - The autobiography of England's 1966 World Cup hero Geoff Hurst. Published in 2001. Deluxe Edition, signed by Hurst, and presented in a slip case housed in a felt lined box. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        THE LADIES AMUSEMENT

      REPRINTED IN 1966 BY CERAMIC BOOK COMPAGNY - RO20138200: 199 pages d'illustrations en noir et blanc, hors texte. + quelques pages de texte. Ouvrage en anglais. In-4 Cartonnage d'éditeurs. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 0-GENERALITES [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Insoluble Monolayers at Liquid-gas Interfaces

      John Wiley & Sons Inc 1966 - First Edition. Previous owner name in pencil on front free page. Previous owner was Marion Fulk, Senior Physicist at the Livermore Nuclear Weapons Lab. He was part of the Manhattan Project. No other marks in lightly read book. Binding is tight. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Orca Knowledge Systems, Inc.]
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        HOGAN'S GOAT

      1966. ALFRED, William. HOGAN'S GOAT. NY: Farrar Straus & Giroux, [1966]. 8vo., cloth in dust jacket. First Edition. This is the personal copy of Albert Shipley- a supporting member of the cast during the play's original Off-Broadway performance at the American Place Theatre, New York City, in November, 1965. Faye Dunaway played the lead role of "Kathleen Stanton" in the play and her performance in this role is generally considered the one that launched her career. This copy is signed by Faye Dunaway and 32 other cast members. A remarkable copy, Dunaway's signature is the largest at the bottom of the cast list- see pages [x and xi]. Also with signatures, including Alfred, director Frederick Rolf, and actors Conrad Bain and Ralph Waite, who played the lead role, on the opposite blank page. Shipley has signed the front endpaper and affixed a small snapshot of himself (in costume?) and his blindstamp bookmark. Shipley's personal calling card is inserted and page [147] has been annotated with a correction noting the play was first staged on October 19 rather than in November. Early in her career Dunaway was appearing in a number of productions at the Lincoln Center Repertory Company but eventually she left after director Elia Kazin quit the company. She subsequently landed the lead role in this play and caught the eye of producer Sam Spiegel. This led to her first film appearance in "The Happening." Near fine (small stain fore-edge); little edgewear and few small tear (price-clipped) d/j. $750.00.

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        THE PEOPLE: NO DIFFERENT FLESH

      Victor Gollancz, London 1966 - Octavo, boards. Sequel to PILGRIMAGE: THE BOOK OF THE PEOPLE (1962). This title and PILGRIMAGE are the basis for a made to TV film, The People (1972). See Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-93. A fine copy in a fine price clipped dust jacket, uncommon, especially in condition. (12294) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Wild Oats [BROADSIDE POEMS]

      [Calais, Vermont]: Privately Printed, 1966. FIRST EDITION. Complete set of 19 multi-colored sheets, printed on the rectos only, measuring 22 x 14 inches (55 x 36 cm), stapled as issued (folded in the middle). Good Condition, small bit of corner nibble on final leaves. SIGNIFICANT PUBLICATION BY THE SO-CALLED FIRST AND SECOND GENERATION NEW YORK SCHOOL POETS, being the complete collection of 19 broadsheet of experimental prose and poetry, all dating from 1966, and privately printed. Includes: ?"Marge?" by Joe Brainard; ?"The Lake?" by Tom Clark; ?"Hornets?" by Kenward Elmslie; ?"A Careless Ape?" by Ron Padgett; ?"Anti-War Poem?" by Ron Padgett and Tom Clark; and ?"3-23-66?" by James Schuyler. REFERENCE: Mary Courtney, "Visionaries and Rebels: American Literature after the Atom Bomb," No. 69.

      [Bookseller: Michael Laird Rare Books LLC]
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        Enlevements

      New York Touchstone 1966 A set of ten aquatint color etchings by French artist Brigitte Coudrain (1934-), this being number 34 of 100 copiesprinted by the Atelier George Leblanc in Paris for Touchstone. The etchings are printed on superb hand-made paper folded in leaves, with etched titles on the uppermost leaf, and the aquatints, each signed in the lower right margin, on the folded leaf following. All of the interleaved tissue guards are present. The sheets measure approximately 16" by 11" folded; the size of the etchings vary, but measure roughly 3" x 3". The etchings and the colophon are housed in a tape-tied, cloth-covered portfolio (17" x 12 1/4") with what seem to be two tiny nicks in the cloth and light rubbing on the spine-ends and corners. A publicity leaf for Coudrieu, as well as four other artists -- Jean Miro, Thomas Cornell, Alexander Calder and Nobumitsu Fukui -- are laid in. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Barbara Farnsworth, Bookseller]
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        Civil Rights Autograph Album

      1966-1970. Autograph album. Oblong 12mo. Red leather album with "Autographs" in gilt on front board and blank pages. Each of the pages has been careful and artistically folded (as issued?), when a page was used it was unfolded. Ownership signature of Kira Vivian, daughter of Civil Rights pioneer C.T. Vivian, Blackstone Ranger, Freedom Rider, and one of the chief lieutenants of Dr. King during the Civil Rights Struggle. Inscribed by Kira Vivian to herself on the front fly, in girlish fashion. Leaves are creased where they've been unfolded, else condition overall is fine. Most of the signatures are directly on the pages of the album, a few inscriptions are tipped or laid in.Interspersed with a few autographs of the young teenage Kira's school friends are the Inscriptions and Autographs of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, John Lewis, Jesse Jackson, Andrew Young, Fanny Lou Hamer, Charles Billups, and James Bevel (Director of Direct Action and Director of Nonviolent Education of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and the Director of the Selma Movement). A visceral artifact of the struggle for Civil Rights, compiled at a time when the outcome was by no means assured. It would be difficult to capture the immediacy of the Movement so completely in a single object. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      London: Hutchinson. (1966). First. 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. .

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        Ezra Pound's Cavalcanti Poems

      London: Faber and Faber, 1966. Printed in Dante type on Magnani mould-made paper at the Officina Bodoni Press in Verona. No. 128 of 190 copies on Pescia paper and 10 on japanese paper, signed by the author on the colophon page. 1 vols. Small folio. Vellum spine and boards. Bookplate. Fine in slipcase.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Playscript]: Malcolm

      1966 - Very good in a softcover post binder from Lillian North Typing Service, New York. Personal copy of Clinton Wilder with his name on the title page. Typewritten script of the play adapted by Albee from the novel by James Purdy. Signed by the author and dated 1979. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Nevicata sulla cima Val Ferret.

      1966 - Olio su tavoletta di cm. 15 x 23. Firma sul retro.

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        The Molecular Theory of Gases and Liquids

      Wiley-Blackwell, 1966. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-60413144; EAN: 9780471400653

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        Two Signed Letters! The first American to orbit the Earth, John Glenn advises students <i>?that we should all be exposed to a maximum variety of subjects to enable us to find not only the vocation that best suits our abilities, but to find ourselves ??</i>

      (1) Typed Letter Signed ?J.H. Glenn, Jr.,? 1 page, 8.5? x 11?. Seabrook, Texas, March 31, 1966. To Miss Evelyn B. Byrne, New York. On lightweight paper with accompanying postmarked airmail envelope. Fine condition. In full, ?Thank you for your letter of February 19th which accompanied the form letter from the Editors of Chatterbox asking for the name of my favorite book or books. I believe that we should all be exposed to a maximum variety of subjects to enable us to find not only the vocation that best suits our abilities, but to find ourselves. One of our greatest sources of individual growth comes from the books we read. Through books, we gain the wisdom of the past, which we can apply to our present work and, thus, develop plans for the future. Our growth as a nation depends on many widely diversified professions and skills. If our progress as a nation is to be as complete as we know it can be, then the wisdom of the past much come alive for us in as many fields as possible. For this reason, I prefer not to pinpoint any particular books as being more beneficial than others. Please extend my warmest personal regards to the editors for their kindness in including me as a part of their program. My best wishes to you, the faculty and students of J.H.S. 115.? (2) Typed Letter Signed ?J.H. Glenn, Jr.,? 1 page, 8.5? x 11?. Seabrook, Texas, November 1, 1967. To Miss Evelyn B. Byrne, New York. With accompanying postmarked airmail envelope. Fine condition. In full, ?Thank you for your letter regarding inclusion of my previous letter in a reprint volume you are planning. That is certainly satisfactory with me and I am glad you have received such favorable comment on your activities.? From 1966 to 1970, Evelyn Byrne ran a program at New York City's Elizabeth Barrett Browning Junior High School 115 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.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        El punt

      - Ed. Escola Elisava. Barcelona, 1966. 31 cm. 12 carpetes impreses en una sola cara, i cada una d'elles conté un linòleum signat per l'artista. Edició de 150 exemplars (ex. 106). En rama, presentades en un estoig en mitja tela. Els textos són de: Oriol Bohigas, Alexandre Cirici Pellicer, Federico Correa, Romà Gubern, Lelis Marqués, Miguel Milá, Miquel Montfort, Paulina Pi de la Serra, Xavier Rubert de Ventós i Joan Triadú. I els linòleums són de: Todó, Mariona Aguirre, Joan Antoni Blanc, Anna Mª Bricall, Maria Girona, Josep Grau Garriga, Josep Guinovart, Albert Ràfols Casamada, Jordi Roura, Josep Mª Subirachs i Yves Zimmermann.

      [Bookseller: Antiquària Malda, Llibreria]
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        An Isaac Asimov Omnibus

      UK: Sidgwick & Jackson. London, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1966. Hardback first edition thus. Gathers together Foundation, Foundation and Empire and Second Foundation, being the initial trilogy before the further four volumes were published. Some rubbing to the jacket, and a couple of short closed tears, a little foxing to the top edge. Review slip laid in. . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1966.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        HOW 007 GOT HIS NAME

      London: Collins. 1966. First edition, first impression. INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY. Original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy, thin strips of fading at the binding extremities, the contents clean and bright throughout. Complete with the good rubbed, nicked and chipped dustwrapper with a small triangular piece detached from the top left corner of the rear panel. Not price-clipped (10s 6d net to the front flap). Inscribed by the author in blue ink on the front free endpaper ?"To ?"Essie?" / from her long-lost / ?"Squidge?" / alias / Mary Wickham Bond / July 26 - 1966 / The Stafford / London?". Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Assez

      Les éditions de minuit 1966 - - Les éditions de minuit, Paris 1966, broché. - Edition originale imprimée à 662 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin cuve B.F.K. de Rives, le nôtre un des 100 exemplaires hors commerce. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Ludovic Janvier et à sa femme. Agréable exemplaire. - [Automatic english translation: ] first edition to 662 numbered copies printed on vellum BFK Rives tank, ours one of the 100 copies not for sale.Signed autograph of the author Ludovic Janvier and his wife.Nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Robert Bresson (Softcover, inscribed by Bresson and Esteve)

      Paris: Cinema d&#39;Aujourd&#39;hui no. 8 / Editions Seghers, 1966. Later printing, trade softcover. INSCRIBED by director Robert Bresson on the half title page: "Pour Pierre Goulliard / amicalement / Robert Bresson." Additionally INSCRIBED on the half title by the author: "Pour Pierre Goulliard / le toute [unknown] / Michael Esteve [underlined.]" &#11;&#11;An early critical look at the renowned auteur, who, despite his relatively brief filmography placed seven films in the recent 2012 "Sight and Sound" poll of the 250 best films of all time, more than any other director. Bresson was a notorious recluse during his lifetime, and autograph material of any kind is rare, this being only the third piece we have encountered or offered for sale. &#11;&#11;From the collection of noted cinephile and collector Pierre Goulliard, who spent decades in the latter half of the twentieth century obtaining inscriptions from the giants of European cinema.&#11;&#11;Very Good plus in wrappers. Lightly soiled, with light rubbing to the edges, but square and tight overall. Text in French, illustrated with numerous photos throughout. &#11;&#11;Criterion Collection 183, 222, 297, 314, 363, 650.

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        Typed letter signed.

      Epalinges, 17. X. 1966. - Large 4to. 1 p. To Belgian author, filmmaker and documentarist Henri Storck: "Cela fait plaisir d'avoir de vous nouvelles, surtout qu'elles sont excellentes tant dans le domaine de votre vie privée que dans celui de votre activité artistique. Je vous réponds un peu hâtivement car je suis plongé dans la révision d'un roman et j'essaie de ne pas trop perdre le fil de mes idées. C'est gentil à vous d'avoir pensé à mon fil Marc, mais, pendant plus d'un an encore, et peut-être davantage, il sera occupé à tourner &#130;Les Dossiers de l'Agence O', treize de mes anciennes nouvelles, pour l'O. R. T. F. [.]". - On headed paper; left margin with punched holes (not touching text); together with a typed letter from Storck (carbon copy).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        LA COMEDIA HUMANA ( completa en 6 tomos ) .

      Editorial : LORENZANA 1966 - Barcelona 1966 . 1ª Edic. Edición preparada por Augusto Escarpizo . Encuad : plena piel azul con dorados , cinta punto de lectura , papel biblia , corte superior dorado . 12 x 17,5cms. 2045+2172+2280+2275+2538+2030pag. . Tema : Literatura Francesa, Autores Franceses Contemporaneos . Libros en buen estado , pequeña rascada en lomera superior Vol I , algunos puntos de óxido en cortes . ( v. foto ampliada ) .

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        Cineraccio

      1966. SINISGALLI, Leonardo. Cineraccio. With 19 etchings by Orfeo Tamburi. Folio, bound in original grey Ingres paper wrappers, in slipcase. Florence: [Officina Bodoni for] I Cento Amici del Libro, 1966.Copy 6 of 118. Elegantly Printed in Dante 14 point roman, on Cernobbio mould-made paper.Mardersteig 145.

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        JEFFERSON AIRPLANE

      San Francisco. [1966]. A Family Dog production with the Great Society, at the Avalon Ballroom, July 22-23, 1966. The poster from which this handbill was derived was produced by Kelley and Mouse and has been nicknamed "Snake Lady" (see Art of Rock, FD17). 8-1/2" x 11". Maroon on yellow. One tiny edge nick; else fine. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Amyntas. Ein Schäferspiel. Übertr. von Hanns Studniczka. Begleittexte von H. Studniczka u. B. Degenhart. Mit acht (vier eingebunden, vier lose) Orig.-Radierungen von Bruno Cassinari.

      München, Hanser 1966.. Gr.-4°. 85, (5) S., 8 Graphikbl., (8 S.) Begleittexte, 4 Bl. OHalbpergamentbd. u. OHalbpergamentmappe, beides mit goldgepr. Rückentitel. Tadelloses Exemplar im Schuber, der wie Einband u. Mappe mit Kleisterpapier-Bütten überzogen worden ist.. * Erster Hanser-Pressendruck. Eins von 190 handschr. numer. Exemplaren, im Druckvermerk von Hermann Zapf signiert. Ihm oblag die Gesamtgestaltung (Typographie, Titelzeichnung, Einbandentwurf). Alle acht Radierungen vom Künstler signiert. - Der Text wurde in der Eggebrecht-Presse aus der Diotima-Antiqua von Hand gesetzt u. auf kräftiges Hahnemühle-Bütten gedruckt. Druck der Radierungen von Giovanni Mardersteig in der Stamperia Valdonega, auf ein Papier der Cartiera di Cernobbio. Handeinband von Willy Pingel. - Beiliegt ein achtseit. Verlagsprospekt zu diesem Druck, mit Text- u. Graphikprobe.

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        Bomb Hanoi

      1966. WARHOL, Andy. [Bomb Hanoi]. Some / Thing #3 (Vol. 2, No. 1, Winter 1966). 8vo., 215 x 135 mm, bound in original illustrated wrappers. New York: Printed by Harry Gantt for Jerome Rothenberg and David Antin, 1966. |~||~||~||~| Rare example 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. "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"). First Edition of the third installment of Jerome Rothenberg and David Antin's periodical. PROVENANCE: Ownership signature of Kathy Acker in red ink.

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        The Spectra Hoax [presentation, association]

      Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1966 Middletown, CT: Wesleyan Univeristy Press, 1961. First Edition. Signed by lead hoaxer Witter Bynner [as "Emanuel Morgan"], presented to Kenneth L. Ball, the student who first discovered his identity. Octavo, 158 pp, beige cloth with black and white imprinting, jacket. Fine book in near fine jacket showing trace edgewear. A singular copy of the book about "the hoax" . In the early years of the twentieth century, all of the arts - particularly poetry - were thriving in the midst of a post-industrial-revolution swell of excitement, creativity and new aesthetic "schools"; poetry, for its part, rolled out Imagism, Vorticism, Futurism, Chorism, and a rogue's gallery of other new poetic genres, each based on its own aesthetic theorizing. Appearing in the midst of this rather joyous and certainly passionate carnival were Emanuel Morgan, expatriate painter-turned-poet reunited with his native Pittsburgh, and his close friends and colleagues, the beautiful Hungarian poet (who wrote in Russian) Anna Knish, and barrister Elijah Hay. In 1916, Morgan and Knish took the poetry world by storm with their Spectrist school of poetry, which was based on three visions of the term - spectra, the task of the artist to perceived beauty in its component colors, rather than as the glorious white light in which it occurs naturally; the reflex vibrations of that same light which occur only within the artist, like the light phenomena in our eyes; and spectre, the yet more difficult task of uncovering the subtle, hidden spirits behind and within beauty. Morgan used regular rhymed stanza in his spectrism offerings, while Knish used only free verse, but they were attempting the same thing. The poetic world was quickly awash in discussion and analysis of the spectrist school; a few thought the intellectual foundation to be a bit pretentiously framed, others thought it strange that there had been no public appearances by the pair or their lawyer colleague Hay; but the fermenting, energetic world of poetry at the time was full of new voices and figures. No one seemed to take much note of the fact that some of the lines seemed a bit nonsensical, others downright humorous. After all, poetry had few rules, even then. Some were suspiscious, however, that many of the poems, especially in the duo's lead vehicle, the publication Spectra, didn't seem to fit, in any clear way, the espoused theory. Some uneasy suspicion about Morgan and Knish - and about poet/lecturers Witter Bynner and Arthur Ficke, who first wrote about them in depth - started to sprout. Finally, in 1918, a young student at the University of Wisconsin, after a lecture by poet Witter Bynner, asked Bynner if it were not true that he was, in fact, Emanuel Morgan, and that Ficke was, in fact, Knish. A bit wearied- even embarrassed - by the hoax by then [and knowing that his underlying goal of lampooning pretentious schools of poetry couldn't be consummated anyway, without revelation] , Bynner confessed all, including the fact that their supportive "briefless barrister", Elijah Hay, was another colleague, Marjorie Allen Seiffert. One of the greatest literary hoaxes in history was at an end. Although the identity of the young challenger is not known with certainty (it was not, Bynner let it be known, Horace Kallen, who at one time claimed the unmasking], there is some feeling that Kenneth L. Ball, to whom this volume was presented and inscribed "with a bow" by Bynner [signing as Emanuel Morgan], was that student. The volume contains the history of the hoax as well as the complete text of the original Spectra. Please feel free to ask questions or request additional scans. - L6

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        Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture

      1966. VENTURI, Robert. Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture. Introduction by Vincent Scully. 143 pp. Illustrated with 350 black and white plates. 8vo., 200 x 145 mm, bound in publisher's cloth and printed dust wrapper. New York: Museum of Modern Art in association with The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, Chicago, 1966.|~| First edition of this landmark publication, translated into 16 languages since its first appearance in 1966. "...This remarkable book has become an essential document in architectural literature. A 'gentle manifesto for a nonstraightforward architecture,' Venturi's Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture expresses in the most compelling and original terms the postmodern rebellion against the purism of modernism. Three hundred and fifty architectural photographs serve as historical comparisons and illuminate the author's ideas on creating and experiencing architecture. Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture was the winner of the Classic Book Award at the AIA's Seventh Annual International Architecture Book Awards." Dust jacket lightly soiled else a fine copy. The Museum of Modern Art Papers of Architecture 1.

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        The Magus

      Jonathan Cape, London,, 1966. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, plain coated endpapers black, all edges gilt. A fine copy. First Edition, First Impression.

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        Camera and Lens; The Negative; The Print; Natural-Light Photography; Artificial Light Photography. 4 of 5 Volumes Signed

      Hastings-on-Hudson, NY: Morgan & Morgan, 1966 Hastings-on-Hudson, New York: Morgan & Morgan, various dates. All five titles in Ansel Adams' Basic Photo Series, four of them signed by Adams. Basic Photo One: Camera and Lens. First Revised Edition, 1970. Signed on the title page. Small quarto. Near fine in better than very good jacket. Basic Photo Two: The Negative. New Revised Edition, 1966. Signed on the title page. Octavo. Previous owner's writing on endpapers, else near fine book in very good jacket. Basic Photo Three: The Print. New Edition, 1968. Signed on the title page. Octavo. Near fine book in better than very good jacket. Basic Photo Four: Natural-Light Photography. Sixth printing of the first edition, 1969. [not signed]. Octavo. Near fine book in better than very good jacket. Basic Photo Five: Artificial-Light Photography. Fourth printing of the first edition, 1968. Octavo. Signed on the title page. Near fine book in about very good jacket with soil, rubbing and some rippling. All five books have the small acorn stamp of Best's Studio, Yosemite Valley, on the rear pastedown, for the collector of old bookseller's stamps. Adams still seminal and much-sought series for the aspiring photographer, complete, in nice shape aand with four Ansel Adams signatures. Not much else need be said. L4

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        Cineraccio

      1966. SINISGALLI, Leonardo. Cineraccio. With 19 etchings by Orfeo Tamburi. Folio, bound in original grey Ingres paper wrappers, in slipcase. Florence: [Officina Bodoni for] I Cento Amici del Libro, 1966. |~||~||~||~||~| Copy 6 of 118. Elegantly Printed in Dante 14 point roman, on Cernobbio mould-made paper. Mardersteig 145.

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