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        The Last Picture Show

      The Dial Press, New York 1966 - Fine in a near fine dust jacket. SIGNED by both Peter Bogdanovich and Jeff Bridges. First printing stated on the title page. Original price of $4.95 printed on the front flap of the dust jacket. Jacket has very slight edgewear; else fine. Comes housed in a custom slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress

      first edition first printing hardcover in dust jacket (Putnam 1966); a former library copy with card pocket to front free end page, stamps to bottom text block edge and to preliminary pages; prior owner check marks along margin of titles list; glue residue lines to end papers where dj flaps were once adhered; text unmarked; little age tone; sound binding; cloth cover has small prior damp lower front, other clean cloth; little dulling to titling; dj edge wear: few short tears; a library sticker \'S\' lower spine; flap price present dskambib

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        HUNGRY HURLER

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1966. C. 1966, first edition. #23 and last in the series. "8723" at base of spine. Pictorial boards. "Eng. Fr. Italy" on front free endpaper in very tiny, very fine writing. Easy to miss! Otherwise as unmarked, unblemished a copy as you will find! Clean, bright and crisp with just the barest of rub to points, else fine. Highlight of any collection.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Warren Berry]
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        Lot of Seventeen Pamphlets and Three Broadsides Espousing Irish Republican Views During the Troubles - 1960s and 1970s

      This group includes: Gilmore, \"Labour and the Republican Movement,\" 1966; Harman, \"The Struggle in Ireland,\" (ca. 1970); Bannov, \"The Ulster Tragedy,\" 1973; Two pins about 2 inches in diameter - \"Free Irish Political Hostages,\" and \"Support Irish Political Prisoners\"; De Courcy, \"Revolutionary Movements of the Past, (Republican recruiting)\" 1971; Mandel et al. \"Irlande: Revoltuion en Marche,\" (ca. 1970); Smyth, \"In Defence of Ulster,\" (northern propaganda ca. 1970); Anon. \"Eire Nua: The Social and Economic Programme of Sinn Fein,\" 1971; Cadhain, \"Gluaiseacht na Gaeilge: Gluaiseacht ar Strae,\" (ca. 1970); \"Liam Mellows,\" 1975; \"Songs of Resistance 1968 - 1975,\" 1975; Sticker, 3 1/2 inches square, \"Support Irish Freedom, Boycott British Goods\"; Brenner, \"United States, Britain, Ireland: A Special SPECIAL Relationship,\" (ca. 1972); Snodaigh, \"Ua Rathghaille,\" (ca. 1967); Gilmore, \"The Irish Republican Congress,\" (ca. 1985); \"United Irishman (newspaper)\" March, 1973. Three broadsides: \"Bobby Sands is an Irish Prisoner-of-War\" 11 1/4 x 17 inches; \"They Hunger for Justice: Smash-Block & Armagh,\" printed in red and black, 11 3/4 x 17 inches; \"Don\'t Let Them Die! - Irish Prisoners-of-War Are Dying on Hunger Strike,\" printed in red and black, 11 x 17 inches. The lot, all very good condition

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        Victorian Detective Fiction

      London: The Bodley Head,, 1966. A catalogue of the collection made by Dorothy Glover and Graham Greene bibliographically arranged by Eric Osborne. Introduced by John Carter. Large octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in the jacket with a few very faint marks to front and back panel. First edition, first impression. One of 500 numbered copies signed by Glover, Carter and Greene.

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        The Stars - A New Way to See Them

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1966. Later printing. Cloth. Very Good/Good. H. A. Rey. H. A. Rey. Later printing. 160 pages. 8 1/2 x 11 1/4 inches. Blue cloth with yellow embossed design of the stars. Dust jacket folded poster with minor edge chips and internal staining from design transfer as normal. INSCRIBED "To our friend & helper & neighbor-to-be, Bruce, with all good wishes for Lucky Stars! The Reys 6 Sept 1969 Au revoir en 1970" on the inside front flyleaf along with a few quick sketches of stars and trees. The eighth revised edition of the Enlarged World-Wide edition. Cloth. Hans Augusto Rey is probably best known for the Curious George books, but had a real interest in astronomy, and star charts in particular. This book was his attempt to try and simply things so that they were more accessible to the average enthusiast. While the book itself is quite common, anything signed by the Reys is desirable. His wife Margaret was also a well known illustrator.

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        Every Building On The Sunset Strip

      The Sunset Strip As It WasRUSCHA, Edward. Every Building On The Sunset Strip. [Los Angeles]: Edward Ruscha, 1966.First edition, first issue (with the small folded flap at the end of the book). Limited to 1,000 copies, though not explicitly stated. (7 x 5 1/2 inches; 178 x 140 mm). Unfolded, it is approximately twenty-four feet long.Original white wrappers, printed in silver on front and spine. An accordion-folded book with numerous black and white photographs taken by Ruscha of the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles, California. Spine slightly creased. Otherwise a near fine copy. Housed in the publisher's original silver slipcase.Edward Ruscha (b. 1937) is an influential American artist associated with the Pop art movement of the 1950s. In Every Building On The Sunset Strip, Ruscha took continuous photographs for two and one half miles of the buildings along the "Strip" portion of Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. These photographs were printed and bound in an accordion-fold style book which Ruscha himself oversaw the entire production of. This book exemplifies a new genre of art book created by Ruscha.HBS 65605.$6,500

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        Posledovanie na den' s[via]tyia Paskhi i na vsiu svetluiu sedmitsu [=Order for the Holy Day of Easter and for the whole of Easter week]. Kiev, Pechersk Lavra (Monastery of the Caves), [ca. 1801]. 8vo in 4s (18.5×11.5 cm). Easter liturgy in Old Church Slavonic, with title-page and about 20 other pages printed in red and black, the title in a woodcut border and with a woodcut Paschal lamb, a full-page engraving of Jesus's Resurrection on the back of the title-page, and all pages after the title-page with borders made up of 4 woodcut strips. Set in 3 sizes of Old Slavonic poluustav cyrillic type. Printed on laid paper with a blue-green cast. Contemporary gold-panel-stamped and gold-tooled calf by the Kiev Monastery of the Caves, with a panel stamp of Jesus on the front board and a panel stamp of Maria on the back, gilt edges.

      For the Kiev bindery: S. A. Klepikov, "Historical notes on Ukrainian bookbinding", in: The book collector, 15 (1966), pp. 135-142. A Russian Orthodox service book for Easter and the week following it, in the Old Church Slavonic language, printed, published and bound at the Pechersk Lavra (Monastery of the Caves) in Kiev. The monastery was established in the 11th century. After the fall of Constantinople in 1453 the Orthodox Churches in Russia and Ukraine developed independently. The power of the Czars allowed the Russian Orthodox Church to dominate, so that the Ukrainian Church came under the Moscow Patriarchate in 1686. The Monastery of the Caves is therefore now Ukrainian Orthodox, but fell under the authority of the Russian Orthodox Church when the present service book was published. It nevertheless had its own traditions and rites, so that the present book should be regarded as part of the Ukrainian heritage.The only other copy we have located is at Amsterdam University Library, one of three Easter service books by the Kiev Pechersk Lavra recorded on WorldCat, all octavos. With a lengthy cyrillic inscription on an endleaf. The sewing is somewhat loose and as a result a few leaves are tattered at the edges. There are occasional minor smudges and drops of candle wax. Much of the gold-tooling has rubbed off the binding and the spine is slightly damaged. In spite of these minor defects, the book is in good condition, especially for a book of this nature.

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        Come Over to My House

      Random House/Beginner Books 1966 - NY: Random House/Beginner Books, 1966. First Edition (8vo., 195/195 price on dj, correct rear panel on dj, correct rear flap with illustrator information). Richard Erdoes (illustrator). Book very good, signed by previous owner on front free end-paper. DJ very good. DJ flap price reads "195/195." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Ice Saints

      Penguin Books 1966 - 1966 Penguin Paperback 1st Edition 1st Impression : (Vintage Penguin No.2505) Very good+ clean tight binding with wonderful cover design. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS and Other Novels of Terror (First U. K. Edition, INSCRIBED)

      London: Gollancz, 1966. Lovecraft, H. P. AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS and other novels of terror. Selected with an introduction by August Derleth. London: Gollancz, 1966. First English Edition. NEAR FINE copy in NEAR FINE priced dustjacket, the tiniest of blemishes to both book and jacket but it has exceptionally good eye appeal without any of the usual problems that plague the bright yellow Gollancz dustwrappers of the era. INSCRIBED BY AUGUST DERLETH on the front-free endpaper to a well-known collector; we're not aware of Derleth having signed many other First English Lovecraft editions. This is the first time we've handled one in twenty years of selling a lot of Lovecraft so we suspect there's some genuine scarcity here. This is an impressively fat anthology for English readers including THE CASE OF CHARLES DEXTER WARD, THE SHUNNED HOUSE & THE DREAM-QUEST OF UNKNOWN KADATH as well as the title novel and four other novellas.. . Signed. First English Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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        Geschichte der Aufklärung und des Atheismus. [Von Hermann Ley]. - Insgesamt 9 Bände.

      Berlin: VEB Deutscher Verlag der Wissenschaften 1966-1989.. 9 Bände (Band 1; 2.1; 2.2; 3.1; 3.2; 4.1; 4.2; 5.1; 5.2; komplett). Gr. 8° (23,5 x 17 cm). Orig.-Leinenbände mit Orig.-Schutzumschlägen. [Hardcover / fest gebunden].. "Hermann Ley (1911-1990) war ein Berliner Philosophiehistoriker mit u. a. den Forschungsschwerpunkten Wissenschaftsphilosophie und Geschichte des Atheismus. Am bekanntesten ist Ley für seine Arbeiten zur Geschichte des Materialismus und Atheismus." (Quelle: Wikipedia) - Schutzumschläge berieben, teils etwas fleckig, etwas ausgeblichen oder gebräunt und mit kleineren Randläsuren. - Einbände teils leicht berieben und etwas angestaubt. Ecken und Kanten teilweise leicht bestoßen. Schnitt und Seitenränder teils etwas gebräunt. Seiten teilweise mit kleineren Knickspuren in den Ecken. Band 2.1 mit gestempeltem Besitzervermerk auf dem fliegenden Vorsatz. - Insgesamt saubere und gute Exemplare.

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        CALDER AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY WITH PICTURES

      New York: Pantheon Books, [1966].. Quarto. Natural linen, stamped in blue, white and black. Portrait. Pictorial endsheets. Photographs, illustrations and plates (some in color). Faint foxing to edges, otherwise very good or better in shelfworn dust jacket with two short, internally mended tears and a bit of dusting to the white portion of the rear panel. First edition. "Affectionately" inscribed by Calder to his Connecticut neighbors, dated 21 April 1967, and signed "Sandy Calder."

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        Catalogue des estoilles australes. Ou supplement du catalogue de Thycho, qui montre les longitudes & latitudes des estoilles fixes du Pole Antartique, lesquelles ont esté cachées à Tycho dans l'orison d'Uranibourg, calculées avec un soin tres-exact suivant leurs distances, & corrigées jusques à la fin de l'année 1677. Avec les observations faites en l'Isle de Sainte Helene ...Paris, Jean Baptiste Coignard, 1679. 12mo in 6s. With each page in a frame of thin rules, 4 woodcut decorated initials (2 series of the same size), a decoration made up of 2 vine-leaf fleurons on the title-page, 12 abstract (rather than pictorial) zodiac signs, and numerous letterpress tables. Contemporary French sprinkled calf, gold-tooled spine and board edges. The boards are 5 mm thick, but each has a large panel hollowed out on the inside, perhaps to hold astronomical aids of some sort.

      Armitage, Edmond Halley, (1966), pp. 31-32; Cook, Edmond Halley: charting the heavens and the seas (1997), p. 78; DSB VI, pp. 67-72. Rare first French edition of the first major work by Edmond Halley (1656-1742) translated from the Latin by the astronomer Augustin Royer. A precocious child, Halley became assistant to John Flamsteed at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich in 1675. In 1676 he travelled to the remote South Atlantic island Saint Helena in order to set up an observatory where he set up a more than 7-metre telescope and a sextant with a radius of more than 1 1/2 metres (with telescopic sights) on the top of a 680 metre hill there and map the stars of the southern hemisphere, still not well known in Europe. He also observed a transit of Mercury. On his return to England in 1678, at the age of 22, he published his important observations in the first (Latin) edition of the present work, Catalogus stellarum Australium, sive supplementum catalogi Tychonici, London, 1678. It was a pioneering work not only because it covered the southern hemisphere, but because it was the first printed star catalogue to give telescopically determined positions. According to Cook, the present French translation was published as a supplement to Royer's Carte du ciel, also published in 1679, which covered only stars observable from Europe. Also in 1678 Halley drew up a planisphere, and the Royal Society, impressed by both, elected him as a fellow. Halley, astronomer, geophysicist, mathematician, meteorologist and physicist, was one of the most innovative thinkers of his day, bringing theory and practice together. He is best known as an early adherent of Newton's idea that comets following the same laws as planets, and he correctly concluded that at least some followed elliptical orbits, while Newton had favoured parabolic paths. By computing their orbits from contemporary and historical accounts he successfully predicted the 1758 return of the one now known as Halley's comet.Although Cook calls for an accompanying planisphere, it and a plate with four figures rarely appear as part of the book, whether in the Latin or the French edition, and the book itself does not call for either. They appear to have been separate publications, sometimes found accompanying the book. The hollowed boards of the present binding may have been intended to hold them as loosely inserted folded additions (there is no sign that anything was ever attached). The Earl of Maccelsfield's copy, with his 1860 armorial bookplate, and his embossed stamp on the title-page and 2 following leaves. The second Earl of the second creation, George Parker (ca. 1697-1764) was a leading astronomer and president of the Royal Society. In good condition. With a chip at the top of spine and the inges worn. First French edition of Edmond Halley's first major work.

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        Some/thing. No. 3, Volume 2, number 1, 1966

      . This issue bears a cover by Andy Warhol with a design of 12 "Bomb Hanoi" buttons printed in black and yellow on perforated, gummed paper. Almost invariably the paper has stuck to the first and last pages. In this copy the covers are partially loose. Its title is "A Vietnam assembly," and it features work by Anselm Hollo, David Ignatow, Allen Ginsberg, Jackson Mac Low, Carol Bergé, Denise Levertov, Charles Bukowski, Jess Collins, Theodore Enslin, Paul Blackburn, Robert Bly, Robert Kelly, Robert Duncan, the editors, and others. This is a clean copy, apart from a little rust at the staples. **Free domestic or international shipping with direct order.

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        Autograph Letter Signed, 2 pp on one 8vo sheet of "The Century Association" stationery, New York City, Feb. 9, 1966

      - He writes to Leon Edel, Henry James biographer. "May I intrude upon your scholarship if it extends to Henry James senior. I want to use a quotation which F. O. Matthiessen gives partially on p. 13 of 'The James Family' and I have no idea where to find it. Matthiessen writes, 'probably James best-known remark is that "to a right-minded man" a crowded horse-car is "the nearest approach to heaven upon earth"." Evans explains he seeks the exact quotation noting that, "F. O. M. does not give a hint of his source.knowing your erudition I do hope you may have in mind.do not take down any books yourself for my quest. I'll do that." He signs in full, "Walker Evans." Evans found the actual quote and used it in his photographic portraits of New York City riders titled, "Many Are Called." The correct quote reads: "To a right-minded man, a crowded Cambridge horse car is the nearest approach to heaven upon earth." [Walker Evans, "A Penitent Spy," Rathbone, 2000]. Evans had left his post as editor of Fortune Magazine in 1965 and joined the faculty of Yale University. In 1966, the year of this letter, his photographic study of New York City subway riders was published. "Many Are Called," (1938-41) was photographed with hidden camera, first published almost 30 a after the images were captured, and reissued in 2004. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Piano Concerto (1965 -- 1966)

      Folio (15" X 20"). Stiff brown manila wrappers with brown cloth tape spine and matching outer edges. 190pp. Very good. Quite minor edgewear to outer wrappers (only); mild age toning to text block. Tight and attractive and exceptionally unusual copy of this orchestral piece, being the dedicatee's personal copy. This "edition" is a facsimile of Wuorinen's complete handwritten score, likely produced in only a handful of copies. The piece was commissioned by James Dixon, conductor of the University of Iowa Orchestra, who conducted the premiere performance with Wuorinen himself as soloist in May 1966. The title page bears a printed "to James Dixon" at the top, and below his printed name, Wuorinen boldly inscribes it in pencil "For James, with deepest appreciation / and gratitude. / Charles." Below this, Dixon adds in pencil, "Premiere Iowa City / May 1966 / Recorded Royal Philharmonic / London / Sept 9, 1968." Dixon's extensive pencilled notes, additions, corrections and so on appear throughout the entire score -- an intriguing insight into the conductor's creative process, and almost certainly accomplished with input from the composer himself. CHARLES WUORINEN (born 1938) is one of America's most prolific and versatile composers, the youngest ever to be awarded for Pulitzer Prize for Music (for "Time's Encomium," 1970). JAMES DIXON (1929-2007) was a well-known Iowa orchestra conductor and music educator. A choice copy: The dedicatee’s personal copy of a working score, used in the premiere performance and inscribed by its Pulitzer Prize-winning composer.

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        Svalbard. Svalbards historie 1596 - 1965.

      Bind I-III. Oslo 1966-67. Leks. 8vo. 1527 s. Farveplansjer. Rikt illustrert. Orig. blå skinnryggbd. Utgått bibliotekseksemplar med stempel og nummer på tittelbl. og utlånsliste (ikke brukt) og mappe for lånekort på bakre forsats (disse fjernet i bd. III). Verket fremstår likevel som pent og lite lest, med kun to skraper i skinnet nederst på ryggen på bd. III

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        Valley of The Dolls

      New York: Bernard Geiss Associates, 1966. Signed. First Edition, First Printing, with "First Printing" stated on the copyright page. In original dust jacket with price of $5.95 intact. Signed by on the front free end paper. In Very Good condition. Foxing to side edge of page block, age staining to bottom of front free end paper. Boards show light edge wear, spine cloth lightly soiled, edge worn; spine shows light internal crease. The dust jacket shows light rubbing, toning, soiling and edge wear. Rare Signed, First Printing.

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        Glückwunschkarte für die Galerie Wolfgang Ketterer, München. Farbige Aquatintaradierung auf Perlmutt-Japan. 1966.

      . 21,7 : 15,8 cm auf gefalt. Doppelblatt (34,8 : 57 cm) mit Text in Buchdruck.. Gabler 81. - Im rechten Unterrand typogr. bezeichnet: "Originalaquatinta von E.W.Nay, gedruckt bei George Visat, Paris". - Ganz makelloses Exemplar.

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        Howard Hawks (Softcover, inscribed by Hawks)

      Paris: Editions Universitaires / Classiques du Cinema no. 21, 1966. Later printing, trade softcover. INSCRIBED by legendary director Howard Hawks on the half title page: "To Pierre Goulliard / Howard Hawks." The genre-hopping director of such classics as "His Girl Friday" (1940), "The Big Sleep" (1946), "The Thing from Another World" (1951), and "Rio Bravo" (1959), Hawks's critical reputation as auteur was established by "Cahiers du Cinema" in the 1950s and his work was a huge influence on the emerging French New Wave, particularly Truffaut, Rivette, and Jean-Luc Godard. Godard called Hawks "the greatest American artist." An uncommon signature on a volume of an important series of film criticism written at the time the director's reputation as an auteur was still very much being established.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.Near Fine in photo illustrated wrappers. Light rubbing to the edges, and some light soil to the wrappers. Text in French, illustrated with numerous photos throughout.

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        The Penis is an Angry Face

      San Francisco: Running Elk (1966) - San Francisco: Running Elk (1966). A collection of forty-two homoerotic linoleum block illustrations by the Beat painter, Rick Barton and printed by Grabhorn-Hoyem Press on fine rag paper. The book was finished several months before Barton went blind in one eye and is a testament to his great talents as a creative artist. Some of the images portray his circle of friends, including his onetime lover Kenneth Anger, his publisher Harold La Vigne and his assistant David Nelson. The linocuts are printed on individual sheets and laid into a paper portfolio, signed by Barton and Nelson on the title page. The edition is one of 100 numbered copies. A very good copy in original brown wrappers. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        PLAIN PLEASURES

      London: Peter Owen, [1966].. Cloth boards. Fine in lightly rubbed dust jacket. First edition. Inscribed by Jane Bowles to the publisher ("love to Peter from Jane Bowles") on a slip affixed to the free endsheet by Owen. Bowles was, of course, in Tangier on the occasion of publication, and the mode of inscription follows Owen's approach for getting inscriptions from his geographically distant authors.

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        The Resurrection

      New American Library (NAL), 1966. First Edition (first printing). The first novel by the author of GRENDEL and THE SUNLIGHT DIALOGUES, the story of a forty-one-year-old philosophy professor who has come home to die of leukemia. Near Fine/Near Fine. A yellowed (negative) newspaper review column has been taped to the title page with offsetting to the paper. A couple of small chips with light edgewear and rubbing to the dust jacket panels and spine -- still a relatively clean copy. Signed by Gardner on the half title page. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        The Old Textiles of Turkey [2 volumes]

      Kyoto: Korinsha. Fine; 17 x 15 (43 cm) Hardback in folding case portfolio with bone clasps. . Softbound text. Plates in Japanese binding. Fine condition.. 1966-67. Hardcover. Illustrated by 100 color relief-halftone plates; GWO 2320. Two volume set. Turkish silks and velvets from the 15th-18th century from the Victoria and Albert Museum collection. Lists of plates and captions in Japanese and English. Scarce and beautiful. [CSROT t1835].; 20; 218 pp. .

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        Truman thanks the NASA Administrator ? who directed the space program from Mercury to Apollo ? for an inscribed copy of NASA?s first ?Administrative History.?

      Typed Letter Signed ?Harry S. Truman,? one page, 7.25? x 10.5?. Independence, Missouri, July 22, 1966. To James E. Webb, Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C. With original 7.5? x 4? printed franked envelope. Staple holes in blank upper edge of letter and right edge of envelope. Fine condition.In full, ?Dear Jim: Thank you for your good letter of July 15th, and the book ?An Administrative History of NASA 1958-1963?. I appreciate most highly your thoughtfulness in remembering me with a copy of the book and am most grateful for the kind inscription on the fly-leaf. I hope everything is going well with you and am sure it is.?Accompanied by an unsigned carbon of Webb?s July 15, 1966 letter to Truman: ?Dear Mr. President: Because of the tremendous support you gave to the building of the institution of the Presidency, and because the Truman Library will receive my own papers relating to the five years covered in NASA?s first historica

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        Ariel

      New York: Harper & Row, 1966. 1966. 1st Edition. Black cloth with pale blue lettering on spine and design on front cover. DJ unclipped, but with slight tear on front and slight marking. 85pp. At 258 Creek Road Greenwich we are open 7 days weekly 1pm to 4pm at least, often later; with a large stock covering most subjects, vintage books, paintings and prints... wordsandimagesforall.com All overseas orders sent by airmail. . 1st Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8.25 x 5.75. Hard Back.

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        AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS and Other Novels of Terror (First U. K. Edition, INSCRIBED)

      London: Gollancz, 1966. Lovecraft, H. P. AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS and other novels of terror. Selected with an introduction by August Derleth. London: Gollancz, 1966. First English Edition. NEAR FINE copy in NEAR FINE priced dustjacket, the tiniest of blemishes to both book and jacket but it has exceptionally good eye appeal without any of the usual problems that plague the bright yellow Gollancz dustwrappers of the era. INSCRIBED BY AUGUST DERLETH on the front-free endpaper to a well-known collector; we're not aware of Derleth having signed many other First English Lovecraft editions. This is the first time we've handled one in twenty years of selling a lot of Lovecraft so we suspect there's some genuine scarcity here. This is an impressively fat anthology for English readers including THE CASE OF CHARLES DEXTER WARD, THE SHUNNED HOUSE & THE DREAM-QUEST OF UNKNOWN KADATH as well as the title novel and four other novellas.. . Signed. First English Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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        THE ORIGIN OF THE BRUNISTS. Signed

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1966 First edition of the Author's First Book. 8vo., gilt-lettered brown cloth, white dove stamped on upper cover with toffee endpapers. Inscribed by the author on the title page: "Robert Coover / 19/V/88 / Los Angeles". In Addition, this copy belonged to Coover's literary agent at the time, Georges Borchardt, Inc. Agents, with their label glued to the bottom of the front free endpaper. A fine copy in a near fine correctly priced dustwrapper showing minimal use. A great copy of a terrific book. Winner of the William Faulkner Award.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        Reflecting on his loss to John F. Kennedy five years earlier as a result of ?vote frauds,? concerned that if reported now it would reflect harshly on the martyred president?s memory, Nixon is certain that <I>?some enterprising reporter will, at some time in the future, write a story on the vote frauds of 1960 which might have a great national impact. I suppose, of course, that additional time must expire so that such a work would not appear to cast a reflection on the Kennedy memory??</I>

      Typed Letter Signed ?Dick,? one page, 7.25? x 10.5?. New York, February 1, 1966. To Earl Mazo, author of ?Richard Nixon: A Political and Personal Portrait? (1959). Written on Nixon?s personal stationery, with his law firm?s address, a little over two years after John F. Kennedy?s assassination and three years before Nixon?s election as President. Fine condition.In full, ?I found your suggestions most stimulating and you will probably see them plagiarized in some of my speeches in the weeks and months ahead, provided of course, they get any news coverage. I was, naturally, most interested in your monograph on Johnson and Nixon, the politicians! I hope some day it may be published. And I also think that some enterprising reporter will, at some time in the future, write a story on the vote frauds of 1960 which might have a great national impact. I suppose, of course, that additional time must expire so that such a work would not appear to cast a reflection on the Kennedy memory.

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        Gilbert, Sir W. S.; Sullivan, A

      The Mikado, DÕOyly Carte Opera Company Repertory Montreal October 19-23, 1966 and DÕOyly Carte Opera Company. Hurok Publications, New York. 16 plus 9 plus 12 Pages. Three book / booklet set consisting of red and gold card cover overview of Opera Company, white card cover booklet The Mikado, and gloss paper booklet Programme for the Repertory held October 19 to 23, 1966 at Place Des Arts, Montreal, Quebec, Canada./Softcover. NON SMOKING STORE. My listing includes PHOTO OF ACTUAL BOOK for sale. Book Very Gently Read. GIFT QUALITY. Book Interiors FINE/ Covers Near Fine. All side stapled. Cover of main book is red, lettering gold, colour photo front, colour ad back. Cover of The Mikado book is white, lettering black, black/white photo front. MAIN BOOK: Covers and spine are flat, clean, bright, no rips, one small bent corner tip, s, small bit of colour chipping on spine in places, two creases across upper left corner at spine, small bit of colour removed at the T in Carte, perhaps from a finger being there, miniscule edge wear. THE MIKADO BOOK: Covers flat, clean, bright, no rips, no bent corners, like new except perhaps some hard to see age darkening on edges. REPERTORY PROGRAMME BOOKLET: Covers are flat, clean, bright, no rips, no bent corners, some minor age darkening on edges of front cover. Insides of all three books are clean, tight, clear, bright, flat. Small bit of age darkening in the Repertory Programme on edges of some pages. Repertory Programme was left folded a the page for The Mikado and there is a bit of age darkening on the edges and a few faint reddish marks from rubbing the red cover of the Main Book. . Vintage

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        Dune

      London: Victor Gollancz, 1966: First British Edition, First Printing. In original dust jacket with price of 30/- net intact; Lacking the belly band, though part of it has been tipped in on the rear free end paper. In Very Good condition. Clean text, though pages are lightly age toned. Sound binding. Damage to front paste down and front free end paper from large book plate removal. Boards show light sunning and wear. The spine shows a gentle reading crease, and light rubbing to gilt stamping. The dust jacket shows a few large chips at the top of the front panel, and a few closed tears to the bottom of the rear. The dust jacket also shows rubbing, and some areas of separation between the surface and the laminate. The flaps show light sunning, and there is a tape ghost at the top edge visible only from the blank verso. An attractive copy overall.

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

      New York: MacMillan Publishing Company, 1966-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. New York: Macmillan Company, 1966. 196 pp. First edition, first printing. (All first edition points present: stated "First Printing" on copyright page, no mention of later publisher Angriff Press, full page count, does not state First published in 1966 by on title page.) Near fine hardcover in Very Good dust jacket. Book itself in nice shape. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Not an ex-library copy! Jacket in nice shape. Small circular stain on front panel, small tear in top of back panel, light edge wear and toning along top edge. Pencilled "Not for sale" on front flap, can be easily erased. Jacket is mylar-protected. An attractive copy in unusually nice shape.Professor Carroll Quigley&#39;s magnum opus, a history of world power with an emphasis on some of the hidden hands behind major world events. Around 200 pages were cut (suppressed?) from subsequent printings of the book.

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        Révolution typographique

      - Genève, Galerie Motte, 1966. In-4, couverture souple illustrée à rabats, entièrement illustré de créations typographiques. Bon exemplaire. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. * Veuillez noter que le traitement et l'expédition des commandes passées en juillet et en août peut prendre plus de temps que d'habitude : merci de votre patience et de votre compréhension. * Langue : Français

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