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        Une saison au Congo

      first edition from which no large papers have been taken, one of the review copies service. Autograph signed by Aimé Césaire to Pierre Dumayet. Back slightly insolated as usual. Seuil Paris 1966 13x18,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Atlante dei pesci delle coste italiane. I. Leptocardi. Ciclostomi. Selaci. II: Osteitti. III. Osteitti. IV. Osteitti. V. Osteitti. VI. Osteitti. VII. Osteitti. VIII. Osteitti. IX. Introduzione. Parte generale. Aggiornamenti. Indici.

      Roma, 1966/1968, vol. I/VIII, nove vol. in-4to tutta tela editoriale tutti con tav. ill. col. n.t. (Raro set completo dell'opera)

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già' Naturalistica snc]
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        Mastering the Art of French Cooking (Volumes 1 & 2, both signed)

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1966. Quarto, 684 + xxxii pages & 555 + liv pages. First edition, twelfth printing and first edition,third printing respectively. Both volumes of the great classic, each signed by both Paul and Julia Child. The first volume a fine copy in a very near fine dust jacket, with just a touch of edgewear and soiling. The second volume with a touch of tape residue to front and rear free endpapers, otherwise fine, in a fine dust jacket. Both in individual custom made slipcases. Signed by both Julia and Paul Child on the half-title.

      [Bookseller: Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink]
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        CURIOUS GEORGE GOES TO THE HOSPITAL

      REY, H.A.. REY,H.A. CURIOUS GEORGE GOES TO THE HOSPITAL by Margaret Rey. Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1966 (1966). 8vo (7 1/4 x 9 1/4"), cloth, Fine in great dust wrapper (dw not price clipped, 2 tiny closed margin tears, spine lightly faded). Housed in a custom cloth slipcase. Stated 1st printing. George has to have an operation and the hospital will never be the same. Done in collaboration with the Children's Medical Center of Boston it is meant to prepare a child for that first visit to a hospital. Illustrated in color throughout, THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY THE REYS TO A DOCTOR INCLUDING A SMALL COLOR DRAWING OF CURIOUS GEORGE HOLDING A FLOWER! Also inscribed by a second doctor. According to the previous owner but not verified, the doctor in the inscription collaborated with Rey during the writing of the book. and the other doctor was an administrator at the hospital. This is a beautiful and special copy.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. ]
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        The Royal Green Jackets Chronicle. Volumes 1 - 41, 1966 - 2006. An Annual Record Compiled and Edited at Regimental Headquarters, The Royal Green Jackets, Peninsula Barracks, Winchester.

      Hampshire, Culverlands Press Limited, Winnall, Winchester, 1966 - 2006. 41 volumes. Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Dark green/black bindings, all with gilt lettering and regimental vignettes. Some are cloth bound, some leather effect, mostly papered covers. In very good conditions. Some light rubbing to edges and corners, some minor fading to spines. Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. (Bright bleached paper.) Numerous B&W photo plates. Each vol. approx 280pp. (x41).

      [Bookseller: The Antique Map & Bookshop]
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        LE BATEAU IVRE. ILLUSTRATIONS EN COULEURS ET TEXTE MANUSCRIT DE MORETTI.

      CHEZ JOSEPH PARDO, A L'ENSEIGNE DU SEFER. 1966 - GRAND IN-4 (39 X 33 X 6,5 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) NON PAGINE, SOUS EMBOITAGE TOILE DE L'EDITEUR. ILLUSTRE DE 36 PLANCHES HORS TEXTE EN COULEURS PAR RAYMOND MORETTI. PREMIER TIRAGE LIMITE A 400 EXEMPLAIRES NUMEROTES, CELUI-CI PORTANT LE NUMERO 324 SUR VELIN PUR CHIFFON A LA FORME FILIGRANE SEFER A LA MARQUE AU LEOPARD, AVEC UNE SUITE DE 11 HORS TEXTE EN COULEURS SUR JAPON, TOUTES CONTRESIGNNES AU CRAYON PAR L?ARTISTE. BIEN COMPLET DU CERTIFICAT DE L'EDITEUR. BEL EXEMPLAIRE DE CET OUVRAGE RECHERCHE.

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Château de Capens]
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        I PROBLEMI DELLO STATO ITALIANO

      MONDADORI, 1966. ITALIANO 0,36 A cura di Carlo G.Lacaita, n. 824 della collana diretta da Roberto Fertonani, pagine brunite attorno ai testo causa tempo, rilegatura editoriale cartonata, ingiallita ai bordi ed al dorso e con usura da scaffalatura USATO

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        PACE E GUERRA NEI CIELI

      GIOVANNI VOLPE, 1966. ITALIANO 0,51 Brossura editoriale con alette, scolorita, con fioritura, usura ai bordi e segni di usura anche al dorso, pagine ingiallite ai bordi causa tempo e con fioriture sparse concentrate soprattutto alle prime ed ultime pagine, illustrazioni in nero fuori testo, fioritura ai tagli USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Wild Oats.

      New York: No Publisher, 1966.(). Sheaf of broadsides, on variously colored papers, printed with a title sheet and stapled at upper left corner. 14-1/4 x 22 inches. Rare publication by first and second generation New York School poets. Somewhat curled, perhaps from being stored rolled; the title sheet and the last sheet (blank) are slightly soiled, and the last sheet is torn at the right edge; the last sheet of the poem by Tom Clark, and the final sheet (blank) have come loose from the staple. There are several small stains on a couple of the broadsides themselves, but overall Very Good plus, with most of the broadsides being Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        LOUIS BRAUQUIER

      PIERRE SEGHERS 1966 - Ouvrage de collection numéroté à la main B par Gabriel Audisio. Signature en haut de première page "E Brauquier" sœur de Louis Brauquier, à laquelle cette ouvrage fut offert par G. Audisio. L'un des seuls exemplaires marqués de A à H de l'édition originale. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gillesb]
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        American Furniture: The Federal Period

      NY: Viking Press, 1966. Hardbound. VG++. Brown leather, gilt-embossed presentation copy, leather-edged slipcase. 497 pp. Hundreds of bw illustrations. Foreword by Henry Francis Dupont, background section on various fascinating aspects of furniture, followed by catalogue sections on beds, all manner of chairs, chests of drawers, clocks, desks and bookcases, fire screens, looking glasses, sofas, all manner of tables, unusual, specialized and fancy furniture, as well as helpful appendices of cabinetmakers' labels, stamps, and biographies. Gorgeous autographed presentation copy, excellent condition, #169 out of 200 in the leather binding and accompanying slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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        [Moïse au candélabre] Thou shalt also anoint Aaron and his sonnes, and shalt consecrate them, that they may minister unto me in the Priests offices (Tu oindras Aaron et ses fils, et tu les sanctifieras, pour qu'ils soient à mon service dans le sacerdoce) - The Story of Exodus

      Original lithograph in colors printed on Imperial Japanese paper.Superb and rarisime etching print on japan paper made for The Story of Exodus published in 1966 (20 copies on Imperial Japan and 250 lithographs on Arches paper). AMIEL Léon ParisNew-York 1966 36x49.5cm une feuille

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        IL CARO ESTINTO

      BOMPIANI, 1966. ITALIANO 0,24 N. 69 della collana, traduzione di Maria Stella Ferrari, brossura editoriale morbida, con sottile fioritura e lievi segni di usura, sovraccoperta illustrata, ingiallita, con fioritura ed usura ai bordi, pagine ingiallite attorno ai testi e con lieve fioritura, illustrazioni in nero a firma di Stuart Boyle USATO

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        Blue and Purple.

      New York: Kennedy Graphics, 1966. Distributed graphics by Alan Wofsy Fine Arts.(). Original lithograph. 33.6 x 49.5 cm. Edition of 100. Signed in pencil. Kennedy, 283.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        The Crying of Lot 49

      J. B. Lippincott, New York 1966 - First Printing of First Edition, Review Copy with publisher's slip laid in; yellow cloth-backed gray boards, in first printing dust jacket. Book and dust jacket in fine condition, with a trace of wear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        OBRAS COMPLETAS (EDICIÓN COMPLETA EN 9 TOMOS)

      Escelicer, Madrid 1966 - Edición íntegra y definitiva, dirigida por Manuel García Blanco, catedrático de la Universidad de Salamanca. Introducciones, bibliografías y notas, por Manuel García Blanco. I. Paisajes y Ensayos. II. Novelas. III. Nuevos Ensayos. IV. La Raza y la Lengua. V. Teatro Completo y Monodiálogos. VI. Poesía. VII. Meditaciones y Ensayos Espirituales. VIII Autobiografía y Recuerdos Personales. IX. Discursos y Artículos. Plena piel roja con dorados en lomo y plano. Lámina con retrato del autor (frontis), diferente en cada tomo. Cinta de registro y corte superior dorado. Excepcional estado de conservación. Magnífica edición, completa, en 9 tomos (1966-1971). ANTES DE HACER EL PEDIDO, DEBE INFORMARSE ACERCA DE LOS GASTOS DE ENVÍO HACIENDO CLIC EN EL ENLACE QUE ACOMPAÑA A ESTA FICHA, YA QUE ÉSTOS VARÍAN EN FUNCIÓN DEL PESO DE LOS LIBROS, LA MODALIDAD DE ENVÍO (ORDINARIO, CERTIFICADO O MENSAJERÍA), EL DESTINO Y LA FORMA DE PAGO (TARJETA, TRANSFERENCIA O CONTRA REEMBOLSO). 21,5 x 14 cm, 9,5 kg. Size: 1308+1240+1372+1468+1226+1500+1548+1270+1619 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librería Monogatari]
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        THE NOTEBOOKS OF CAPTAIN GEORGES (SIGNED)

      Little, Brown & Co, BOSTON, MASS 1966 - Jean Renoir was a French screenwriter, film director, actor, and writer. Some say his films, which include The Grand Illusion and The Rules of The Game, are among the best ever made. Translated by Norman Denny. Author's inscription on title page reads: "My best regards to _________, Jean Renoir, Beverly Hills, June 1967". Faint pipe aroma. Slight discoloration at very bottom and top edges. Light edgewear to (price-clipped) DJ, and rubbing to spine. NEAR FINE IN VERY GOOD DUST JACKET [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: AARDVARK BOOKS, Member ABAA, ILAB & IOBA]
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        Hamburger Abbruchviertel mit Pesthaus. Öl auf Plattte, links unten bezeichnet und signiert.

      Bildmaß ca. 58 x 70 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Öl auf Platte, links unten mit *Prof. Willy Steding Hamburger Abbruchviertel mit Pesthaus * signiert und bezeichnet sowie mit 24/66 ( wohl für 1966 ? ) datiert. Möglicherweise ist das aber auch keine Datierung und das Bild ist früher entstanden. Das Bild ist in schlichter Rahmung ( Rahmenmaß: 58 x 70,5 cm ). Verso mit montierter Bildpostkarte des alten Pesthauses. Das Gemälde etwas berieben, etwas fleckig, ansonsten guter Zustand. ( Bitte beachten: Hier leider aufgrund der Größe kein Versand möglich - hier bitte nur Selbstabholung nach Absprache. - Please notice: No shipment possible ) ( Provenienz: Alter Privatbesitz ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics at request )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        DEATH OF A DOXY

      Viking Press, NY 1966 - DEATH OF A DOXY by REX STOUT- Viking NY 1st ed HC 1966 VG some cover soiling DJ VG+ INSCRIBED " For Tom Warm regards and thanks for the job he did for me -REX STOUT" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Happy Heroes]
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        Ariel

      Harper & Row, Publishers, New York 1966 - First Printing of the First American Edition. Book and dust jacket in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        LA CRITICA LETTERARIA DI PLINIO IL GIOVANE

      BRESCIA: LA SCUOLA, 1966. BROSSURA. BUONO. 14 22. USATO

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        All the Assholes in the World and Mine

      Open Skull Press 1966 - Saddle-stitch staple bound mauve wraps, printed in black. First edition, and one of only 400 copies. Very Good or better, with faint, uneven sunning to wraps, light stress creases at staples and spine. A ground-breaking work in the micro-genre of dirty old men named Charles recounting their hemorrhoid surgery, which some say paved the way for Charles Willeford's 1977 memoir, A Guide to the Undehemorrhoided. Despite these men's bold efforts, it remains virtually impossible to this day to correctly spell the word "hemorrhoid" without the help of auto-spell check--a luxury neither Bukowski nor Willeford enjoyed. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Winston S. Churchill--Complete 8 volume biography, with 12 companion volumes

      Heinemann 1966 - 20 Books in total. Volume one has bumped corners and light fraying to dj extremities. Five of the volumes are U.S. editions; the others are U.K. Bookplates in each book; tape repairs to djs of Companion Volume 3, Pt. 1 & V.3 parts 1 & 2. In addition to the eight-volume biography, this set contains the Companion Volumes I-V pt. 2 (lacks Volume V, Pt. 3). Nearly all are first editions. Overseas shipping will be exorbitant. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Grey Matter Books]
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        Finding out something in a cafe.

      Iowa City, IA: Shepherd's Press, 1966.(). Broadside. Single sheet, printed on recto only, illustrated. 10-1/2 x 17-1/4 inches.Typography by Sandra Swenson. One of an edition of about 23 copies. Signed by the author. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Le Cinquecentine piemontesi

      Turin, Tipografia Torinese Editrice, 1966. Three volumes (32 cm), I: 549 (3) pp. II: 529 (3) pp. III: 574 (2) pp. Uniform publisher's cloth bindings, dust jacket (volume I only). - A catalogue of books with Piedmontese imprints, 1501-1600: Turin (vol. I); Alessandria, Asti, Biella, Borgolavezzaro, Carmagnola, Casale, Chivasso, Cuneo, Ivrea, Mondovì (vol. II); Nizza Monferrato, Novara, Novi Ligure, Saluzzo, Savigliano, Tortona, Trino, Varallo, Vercelli (vol. III). The contents of 42 Piedmontese libraries have been examined, besides occasional recourse to others, Italian and foreign, and the private collection of Count Andrea Bocca (who paid for the printing); about 1550 editions are described. Copy 450 of 990 printed "su carta uso mano di Fabriano" (another 10 copies produced "su carta Ingres di Fabriano"). ¶ Superior copy in new condition.

      [Bookseller: Robin Halwas | Rare Books]
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        Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me

      New York: Random House(1966). 1st edition/1st printing of this author's only book. He was a noted singer in the 1960s, married to Joan Baez's sister Mimi, and he was killed in a motorcycle accident a couple of days after this book was published.Thomas Pychon's DJ blurb describes it well: "This book comes on like the Hallelujah Chorus done by 200 kazoo players with perfect pitch." Fine, straight, clean and tight book (probably unread) with unfaded black top page edge stain and no markings of any kind in a clean, crisp, unfaded and price intact dustjacket with a 'very' tiny edge nick to lower front panel spine fold and a short completely closed with no material loss edge tear upper front panel near spine - very close to Fine condition DJ. Quite scarce so well preserved., 20, F/NF, LOC - 6612011

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        Les sept femmes de Barbe Bleue

      Paris, Venise, 1966 - En feuilles, deux portefeuilles en simili-cuir, sous emboitage de simili-cuir noir. petit frottement à un mors. Édition originale hors-commerce tirée à 35 exemplaires. Ici un des 33 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches, contenant les sept lettres de Barbe-Bleue illustrées de sept gravures originales sur cuivre de Vittorio Basaglia, numérotées et signées par l'artiste ; les sept visages de Barbe-Bleue, contre-calques de Yvette Chon, rehaussées à la gouache ; les sept désirs de torture imaginés par Gil ; et les 23 photographies de Michel Faure réalisées à partir de la chambre secrète de Barbe-Bleue, contre-collées sur papier fort. L'ensemble contenu dans une boite noire est accompagné de deux porte-feuilles agrémentés d'une chevelure. Notre exemplaire possède 23 photographies de Michel Faure.Exemplaire signé par l'auteur et l'illustrateur. Stupéfiante publication enfermée dans une boite noire qui réunit toute une composition perverse autour du conte de Barbe-Bleue.Édition achevée pour l'anniversaire de la naissance de Donatien-Alphonse-François de Sade. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Gaëlle Cambon]
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        Romanesque illuminated manuscripts in the British Museum

      Trustees of the British Museum 1966 - 31 p. 1 vol. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        GRAFFITI DEL PALATINO vol. III I.PAEDAGOGIUM

      TYPIS EXPRESSIT TILGMANN, 1966. ITALIANO 0,78 A cura di Heikki Solin e Marja Itkonen Kaila, pagine con bordi leggermente ingialliti, con numerose illustrazioni in nero nei testi e 28 tavole fuori testo, brossura editoriale morbida, con titoli neri, ingiallita, con sottile fioritura, superficiali tracce di umidità e bordi stanchi USATO

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        Mazzini Giuseppe contumace

      SUGAR EDITORE, 1966. ITALIANO 0,29 Brossura editoriale in cartoncino semi rigido. Copertina illustrata. Pagine in buono stato, con bruniture, così ai tagli. Numerose illustrazioni in nero, fuori testo. USATO

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        GRAFFITI DEL PALATINO vol. III I.PAEDAGOGIUM

      TYPIS EXPRESSIT TILGMANN, HELSINKI 1966 - ACTA INSTITUTI ROMANI FINLANDIAE ITALIANO A cura di Heikki Solin e Marja Itkonen Kaila, pagine con bordi leggermente ingialliti, con numerose illustrazioni in nero nei testi e 28 tavole fuori testo, brossura editoriale morbida, con titoli neri, ingiallita, con sottile fioritura, superficiali tracce di umidità e bordi stanchi

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        Josef Albers: White Line Squares

      Los Angeles: Gemini G.E.L., 1966. Near fine in patterned glossy wrappers.. First Edition. Square octavo. Catalogue published to accompany an exhibition of Josef Albers at LACMA, 1966. 66 pages, with seven lovely plates including six lithographs in color, one tissue-guarded, trilingual texts, chronology and bibliography.

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        The Ceiling of the Paris Opera.

      New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1966.(). Folio. One color lithograph (M.434) & six color lithographs after Chagall by Sorlier. Translated into English by Brenda Gilchrist. 4to. [90] pp. With an original lithograph frontispiece by Chagall, in fine condition. Illustrated throughout text. A final study of the ceiling in back pocket. Original red cloth, stamped in black on front cover and spine. Very good in original dust jacket, previous owner's bookplate on f.f.e.p., rear of dust jacket has small stain.

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        Obraz a písmo [Image and Letter] Exhibition catalog on Czech concrete poetry and visual art, signed by most contributors

      Kolín: Muzeum v Kolín, 1966. Octavo (21 × 15 cm). Original pictorial wrappers; [32] pp. Folding front and rear wrappers with illustrations to rectos and versos; numerous illustrations throughout. Signed by five of the contributors: Ji?í Kolá?, Josef Hir?al, Ji?í Valoch, Bohumila Grögerová, and Ladislav Nebeský. Very good. Scarce catalog of an exhibition of Czech concrete poetry and narrative art at the Museum in Kolín, outside Prague, held in 1966. With typographic design and layout by Jan Kubi?ek, and edited jointly by Zden?k Felix and Ji?í Kolá?. Contains an essay by Ji?í Padrta entitled "The world of images and letters," an essay by Felix entitled "Letter, signs, words, images," and a mini-anthology of Czech-language concrete poetry texts edited by Ji?í Kolá?. Among the authors represented are V?ra Va?ilová, Ji?í Kolá?, Josef Hir?al, Ji?í Valoch, Bohumila Grögerová, Emil Juli?, Vladimir Burda, Ladislav Novák, Zden?k Barborka, Jind?ich Procházka, Ladislav Nebeský, and Ji?í Honys; five of the most significant concrete poets of the time have signed their contributions in our copy. KVK, OCLC show copies at British Library, Leeds, MART, MIT, and Stedelijk Museum.

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        A CHOSEN WORLD

      Pad Library, Agoura, CA 1966 - 156pp.+ads. A gay erotic novel. Painted back cover, by Corley (he painted his own covers), of man at a typewriter. This was his first novel. 'From the depths of his frustrated emotions, a young man outs into this classic tome, his innermost conflicts of. his CHOSEN WORLD. In this desperate search for understanduing and to be understood. he bares the hidden recesses of his mind and his life. AS A HOMOSEXUAL. PL524. Paperback. Light shelfwear. Very good

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        CURIOUS GEORGE GOES TO THE HOSPITAL

      - REY,H.A. CURIOUS GEORGE GOES TO THE HOSPITAL by Margaret Rey. Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1966 (1966). 8vo (7 1/4 x 9 1/4"), cloth, Fine in great dust wrapper (dw not price clipped, 2 tiny closed margin tears, spine lightly faded). Housed in a custom cloth slipcase. Stated 1st printing. George has to have an operation and the hospital will never be the same. Done in collaboration with the Children's Medical Center of Boston it is meant to prepare a child for that first visit to a hospital. Illustrated in color throughout, THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY THE REYS TO A DOCTOR INCLUDING A SMALL COLOR DRAWING OF CURIOUS GEORGE HOLDING A FLOWER! Also inscribed by a second doctor. According to the previous owner but not verified, the doctor in the inscription collaborated with Rey during the writing of the book. and the other doctor was an administrator at the hospital. This is a beautiful and special copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, signed by both the author and his wife

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1966. First edition, sixth printing. Hardcover. This is the first edition, sixth printing of The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, signed by both Robert A. Heinlein and his wife, Virginia. Both signatures are inked in black on the title page, “Robert A. Heinlein” directly above his printed name at the upper right of the page, “Virginia Heinlein” in the same ink at the lower left of the page. This sixth printing is virtually identical to the first. “Sixth Impression” is noted on the title page verso with no further print history. The dust jacket differs only in a later issue price of “$6.95” replacing the first printing's “$5.95” at the upper front flap. Condition is impressive, both book and jacket near fine. The blue cloth binding is square, clean, bright, and tight with sharp corners. The only trivial hints of wear worth noting are a bit of wrinkling and shelf wear to the lower spine. The contents are notably crisp and clean. We find no spotting, no soiling, and no previous ownership marks. Minor age-toning to the otherwise clean page edges is the only testimony to age. The book feels unread. The dust jacket remains bright, clean, and complete, with trivial wear to the spine ends and corners. The jacket is protected beneath a removable, archival quality clear cover. The Moon is a Harsh Mistress became the fourth and final of Heinlein's novels to win a Hugo Award (following 1956's Double Star, 1959's Starship Troopers, and 1961's Stranger in a Strange Land). Moon capped Heinlein's most remarkable and acclaimed decade as a speculative fiction writer and arguably shows him at the height of his creative and intellectual powers. Moon is a tale of social, political, and technological revolution in the form of rebellion of a former penal colony on the Moon. As with many of Heinlein's more developed novels, it is a compelling story deftly positing alternative conventions, both social and technological. Strong female characters, novel forms of family structure, and a sentient supercomputer secretly at the heart of the revolt helped make the story provocative in 1966 and keep it relevant today. Moon is also credited with popularizing the phrase “There ain't no such thing as a free lunch” (TANSTAAFL) used to colloquialize the concept of opportunity cost. Robert Anson Heinlein (1907-1988) was one of the “Big Three” of American science fiction writers, along with Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke. A prolific writer with a career spanning half a century, Heinlein published more than 30 novels, along with numerous short stories and collections. Heinlein was lauded not just for individual stories, but also for weaving a coherent and often thought-provoking speculative future; Heinlein's “Future History” series was nominated for a Best All-Time Series Hugo Award in a very strong field in 1966, losing (along with fellow nominee The Lord of the Rings) to Asimov's Foundation series. Fittingly, Heinlein's name accompanies his imagination into space; an asteroid and a crater on Mars are named after him. Robert Heinlein's wife, Virginia “Ginny” Heinlein (1916-2003), was a chemist, biochemist, and engineer who inspired many of the strong, red-haired female characters in his novels. She met Robert during the Second World War when they both worked at the Naval Experimental Station in Philadelphia, she serving in the WAVES. They relocated to Los Angeles after WWII and married in 1948, remaining married until Robert's death in 1988, after which she edited collections of his correspondence and writings and authorized longer editions of several of his works.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        BACKBONE OF THE KING

      - BROWN,MARCIA. BACKBONE OF THE KING: the story of Paka'a and his son Ku. Honolulu: Univ. of Hawaii Press (1966, 1984). 4to, 180p., cloth, fine in dust wrapper. Originally published by Scribner in 1966, this edition is INSCRIBED BY BROWN to a person who helped her with the original edition of the book: "To Margaret, Our old labors in a new color, but looking good because of your lovely work. With much love, Marcia." SOLD WITH A CLOTH FOLDER HOLDING A COMPLETE SET OF THE LINOLEUM BLOCK PRINTS USED IN THE BOOK, PULLED ON JAPANESE TISSUE AND EACH SIGNED BY BROWN! The inscription on the prints has the title in Marcia Brown's hand, giving the folder to Margaret A. Evans signed and dated June 1966. The text of the book retells an ancient Hawaiian legend of a brave young boy who endeavors to restore his father to his position of royal guardian to the king. It is based on a 19th century version of the story by Moses Nakuina. Brown discovered the legend on a trip to Hawaii and spent 12 months painting in preparation for the book. The prints are stunning and each one is signed by Brown. This is an amazing offering of work by a great Caldecott Award winning children's illustrator. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        [Folk Art]: Wooden Scroll Work Patriotic Picture Frame with Photos of American Servicemen

      Very Good. Elaborate scrollwork folk art display which houses photographs of seven American serviceman, presumably all members of the same family, who served in the military during World War II or the Vietnam War. While the servicemen are not identified, the dates of their individual service are written in ballpoint ink on the sides of each image (four during WWII and three from the early stages of the Vietnam War, with the last date being 1966). The patriotic motif encompasses several hand cut elements: an American eagle, several American flags, the motto "God Bless America," and an American patriotic shield or crest, amongst which are seven separate spaces, each containing a photograph of an American serviceman in uniform. All of these elements have been affixed to an elaborately scroll-sawed background piece, which in turn has been affixed to burlap in a homemade shadow box-type frame that has been glazed. It is not clear whether this is a memorial piece or just commemorates the service of various family members. A few small breaks on the scrolled wood background, a couple of the photos show some exposure to light, but overall stable and very good or better. A fascinating patriotic artifact encompassing two generations of American military men.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Dei doveri. Delle virtù

      ARNOLDO MONDADORI EDITORE, 1966. ITALIANO 0,39 Legatura in cartoncino rigido. Pagine in buono stato, con lievi bruniture. Tagli con bruniture. A cura di Quintino Cataudella. Volume n. XXXI ( 31 ) della collana. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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