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        Provoke (Complete First Edition Set with Volumes 2 and 3 Signed by Daido Moriyama)

      Tokyo: Provoke-sha and Tabata Shoten, 1968. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Near Fine. This is the first edition, first printing collection of the legendary photobooks \"Provoke: Shiso no tame no chohatsuteki shiryo [Provoke: Provocative Materials for Thought], Vols. 1-3 & Mazu tashikarashisa no sekai o sutero (First Abandon the World of Pseudo-Certainty) [Provoke 4 & 5]\". The details of each volumes are: Provoke 1 - Published by Provoke-sha, Tokyo on November 1, 1968 with a limitation of 1000 copies. Containing halftone reproductions of photographs by Nakahira, Takanashi and Taki with text by Okada Takahiko and Taki, the book is bound in white printed wrappers and measures approximately 8.25 x 8.25 inches. The condition of the book is Near FINE with a minute tear and a bit of rubbing and faint foxing to the front cover. The rear cover is lightly dust soiled and the verso has a very tiny previous owner\'s stamp. Internally the book is crisp and tight. There is no denting to the corners or foxed pages. The last page of the book (inside back cover) shows some waviness on the spots where the publisher glued the page to the cover. Provoke 2 - Published by Provoke-sha, Tokyo on March 10, 1969 with a limitation of 1000 copies. Containing halftone reproductions of photographs by Moriyama, Nakahira, Takanashi and Taki with text by Okada. The book is bound in grey printed wrappers and measures approximately 9.5 by 7.125 inches. The yellow bellyband is not present. Daido Moriyama has signed the book in both Japanese and English below one of his photographs. The condition of the book is Near FINE with moderate dust soiling to the covers and a tiny bit of surface loss along the edges of the spine. There is also a small previous owner\'s stamp on the front endpaper. Internally the book is crisp and tight. There is no denting to the corners or foxed pages. Provoke 3 - Published by Provoke-sha, Tokyo on August 10, 1969 with a limitation of 1000 copies. Containing halftone reproductions of photographs by Moriyama, Nakahira, Takanashi, and Taki with text by Okada and Yoshimasu Gozo. The book is bound in red printed wrappers and measures approximately 9.375 X 7.25 inches. Daido Moriyama has signed the book in both Japanese and English below one of his photographs. The condition of the book is FINE- with light fading to the spine. There are no other notable flaws. Provoke 4 & 5, First Abandon the World of Pseudo-Certainty (Mazu tashikarashisa no sekai o sutero) - Published by Tabata Shoten, Tokyo on March 31, 1970. Containing halftone reproductions of photographs by Moriyama, Nakahira, Takanashi and Taki with text by Amano Michie, Nakahira, Okada and Taki. The book is bound in photographically illustrated wrappers in a matching dust jacket and measures approximately 8 x 5.625. The condition of the book is FINE- with a very small bookstore sticker on the first free endpaper. The dust jacket is in FINE- condition with very minimal surface wear. As Kotaro Iizawo explains in \"The History of Japanese Photography\", the aim of the enormously influential Provoke movement was to \"rethink the rigidified relation between word and image, and to create \'new language, in short, new thought.\'\" Founded by Koji Taki and Nakahira Takuma in late 1968 (Daido Moriyama joined the group for their second issue), the group produced \"fragmented images that completely demolished the established aesthetic and grammar of photography.\" In keeping with the tumultuous events of that year, the artists of Provoke were fierce in their desire to do away with received ideas and meanings (\"the world of pseudo-certainty\"). And, in true avant-garde spirit, theirs was a frontal assault on the medium and the institutions in which they were working. As individuals, however, they were constantly at odds with one another; Provoke, their house organ, ceased publication in August 1969 after only three issues. Provoke 4&5, published a year after the dissolution of the group, represents their final statement and contains five portfolios, Provoke 1-5, and six texts, Predict 1-6.

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        Outer Dark.

      Random House, New York 1968 - First edition of the author's second novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Cormac McCarthy. Fine in a fine price-clipped dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A very sharp copy, uncommon signed and inscribed. Outer Dark is a novel at once mythic and starkly evocative, set in an unspecified place in Appalachia sometime around the turn of the century. A woman bears her brother's child, a boy; the brother leaves the baby in the woods and tells her he died of natural causes. Discovering her brother's lie, she sets forth alone to find her son. Both brother and sister wander separately through a countryside being scourged by three terrifying and elusive strangers, headlong toward an eerie, apocalyptic resolution. "A profound parable that ultimately speaks to any society in any time" (Time). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Provoke (Complete First Edition Set with Volumes 2 and 3 Signed by Daido Moriyama)

      Tokyo: Provoke-sha and Tabata Shoten, 1968. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Near Fine. This is the first edition, first printing collection of the legendary photobooks \"Provoke: Shiso no tame no chohatsuteki shiryo [Provoke: Provocative Materials for Thought], Vols. 1-3 & Mazu tashikarashisa no sekai o sutero (First Abandon the World of Pseudo-Certainty) [Provoke 4 & 5]\". The details of each volumes are: Provoke 1 - Published by Provoke-sha, Tokyo on November 1, 1968 with a limitation of 1000 copies. Containing halftone reproductions of photographs by Nakahira, Takanashi and Taki with text by Okada Takahiko and Taki, the book is bound in white printed wrappers and measures approximately 8.25 x 8.25 inches. The condition of the book is Near FINE with a minute tear and a bit of rubbing and faint foxing to the front cover. The rear cover is lightly dust soiled and the verso has a very tiny previous owner\'s stamp. Internally the book is crisp and tight. There is no denting to the corners or foxed pages. The last page of the book (inside back cover) shows some waviness on the spots where the publisher glued the page to the cover. Provoke 2 - Published by Provoke-sha, Tokyo on March 10, 1969 with a limitation of 1000 copies. Containing halftone reproductions of photographs by Moriyama, Nakahira, Takanashi and Taki with text by Okada. The book is bound in grey printed wrappers and measures approximately 9.5 by 7.125 inches. The yellow bellyband is not present. Daido Moriyama has signed the book in both Japanese and English below one of his photographs. The condition of the book is Near FINE with moderate dust soiling to the covers and a tiny bit of surface loss along the edges of the spine. There is also a small previous owner\'s stamp on the front endpaper. Internally the book is crisp and tight. There is no denting to the corners or foxed pages. Provoke 3 - Published by Provoke-sha, Tokyo on August 10, 1969 with a limitation of 1000 copies. Containing halftone reproductions of photographs by Moriyama, Nakahira, Takanashi, and Taki with text by Okada and Yoshimasu Gozo. The book is bound in red printed wrappers and measures approximately 9.375 X 7.25 inches. Daido Moriyama has signed the book in both Japanese and English below one of his photographs. The condition of the book is FINE- with light fading to the spine. There are no other notable flaws. Provoke 4 & 5, First Abandon the World of Pseudo-Certainty (Mazu tashikarashisa no sekai o sutero) - Published by Tabata Shoten, Tokyo on March 31, 1970. Containing halftone reproductions of photographs by Moriyama, Nakahira, Takanashi and Taki with text by Amano Michie, Nakahira, Okada and Taki. The book is bound in photographically illustrated wrappers in a matching dust jacket and measures approximately 8 x 5.625. The condition of the book is FINE- with a very small bookstore sticker on the first free endpaper. The dust jacket is in FINE- condition with very minimal surface wear. As Kotaro Iizawo explains in \"The History of Japanese Photography\", the aim of the enormously influential Provoke movement was to \"rethink the rigidified relation between word and image, and to create \'new language, in short, new thought.\'\" Founded by Koji Taki and Nakahira Takuma in late 1968 (Daido Moriyama joined the group for their second issue), the group produced \"fragmented images that completely demolished the established aesthetic and grammar of photography.\" In keeping with the tumultuous events of that year, the artists of Provoke were fierce in their desire to do away with received ideas and meanings (\"the world of pseudo-certainty\"). And, in true avant-garde spirit, theirs was a frontal assault on the medium and the institutions in which they were working. As individuals, however, they were constantly at odds with one another; Provoke, their house organ, ceased publication in August 1969 after only three issues. Provoke 4&5, published a year after the dissolution of the group, represents their final statement and contains five portfolios, Provoke 1-5, and six texts, Predict 1-6.

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        Fünf Holzschnitte zur Erzählung von Ernest Hemingway "Der alte Mann und das Meer". Zwei einfarbige und drei mehrfarbige. Jeweils mit dem Signaturstempel des Künstlers unten rechts. Mit Begleittext von Max Freivogel.

      . Zürich, Arcade-Presse (1968). Gross-Folio. 6 Bl. (Titel, 4 S. Text, Impressum) und 11 Orig.-Holzschnitte In Orig.-Rohleinen-Kassette (70,3 : 51,8 : 2 cm).. Eines der 50 römisch nummerierten Mitarbeiterexemplare (XLVII). Dieses Ex. mit 5 zusätzlichen Holzschnitten (4 einfarbig, 1 vierfarbig). Jeweils unten rechts mit dem Monogramm-Stempel. 1 Holzschnitt (mit kl. Randeinriss oben) doppelt vorhanden. - Von Alfred Judex, Zürich, und Albert Schachenmann, Schaffhausen, mit der Handpresse auf handgeschöpftes Roma-Bütten der Cartiere Miliani, Fabriano, gedruckt. - Die Gesamtauflage betrug 200 nummer. Ex. - Spindler 62, 15. - Neuwertig erhalten.

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        The Double Helix. Signed by James D. Watson on title page

      New York: Atheneum, 1968. <p>Signed by James D. Watson on the Title Page</p><p>Watson, James D. (1928- ). The double helix. Being a personal account of the discovery of the structure of DNA, a major scientific advance which led to the award of a Nobel Prize. xvi, 226, [12]pp. Numerous illustrations. New York: Athenaeum, 1968. 213 x 137 mm. Original cloth, dust-jacket. Signed by the author on the title. Former owner&#39;s bookplate on inside front cover. Fine.</p>

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        Richard Hamilton. Dipinti e disegni 1957/1968. Studio Marconi, Milano Novembre 1968.

      Studio Marconi., Milan 1968 - Folio, single sheet, folded. Portrait of the artist, text by Hamilton, glossary, 27 colour images. Thumbed and light handling creases. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        WATT

      [Paris]: Les Éditions de Minuit, [1968].. Octavo. Original printed wrappers. Fine, unopened, in glassine. First edition in French, translated by Ludovic and Agnès Janvier in collaboration with Beckett. One of 90 numbered copies (of 97) printed on Alfamousse, in addition to 92 copies on Bouffant reserved for La Librairie des Éditions Minuit. F&F 155.

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        Desert solitaire;: A season in the wilderness

      McGraw-Hill, 1968-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1968. First Edition, First Printing with statement of "First Edition" on the copyright page. In original dust jacket with the correct price $5.95 in tact. Clean pages, sound binding. Marking to front paste down. Exterior shows light soiling to side of page block. Cloth lightly worn, light slop to spine, rubbing to stamping on spine. The dust jacket shows edgewear with short tears, creasing and chipping, wear along the folds. Vertical stain to rear panel near spine. The verso has a piece of tape on it, which is not visible from the exterior. Presents well. A very attractive copy.

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        Merian Topographia Galliae France I - III, 3 Bände komplett, Bärenreiter Faksimile 1968 der Ausgabe von 1655-1661, Textseiten plus (hunderte) alle Kupferstiche, im Schuber wie neu, ein fantastisches Werk über Gesamtfrankreich

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        Claus, Carlfriedrich. - "Randbemerkung zu den Svendborger Gesprächen zwischen Walter Benjamin und Bertold Brecht".

      . Lithografie / Kreidelithografie, 1968. Von Carlfriedrich Claus. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 6/13. 22,0 x 28,5 cm (Darstellung ) / 37 x 50 cm (Blatt). Werner-Juppe G 1c. Am Blattrand rechts unten in Bleistift signiert und datiert sowie links unten betitelt und mit eigenhändiger Auflagenbezeichnung versehen. - Sehr schön erhalten. Carlfriedrich Claus (1930 Annaberg - 1998 Chemnitz). Deutscher Schriftsteller, Grafiker und Zeichner, 1977 Gründungsmitglied der Gruppe Clara Mosch. Vor allem kalligrafisch aufgefasste und inhaltich philosophisch veranlagte Druckgrafik und Zeichnung.; 613.

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        Claus, Carlfriedrich. - "Sa-um: Alexej Krutschonych 1968".

      . Lithografie / Pinsel- & Kreidelithografie, teilweise gewischt, 1968/1987. Von Carlfriedrich Claus. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 61/100. 46,0 x 37,0 cm (Darstellung / Stein) / 53,5 x 39,5 cm (Blatt). Werner-Juppe G 77b. Links unten in Bleistift signiert und betitelt, rechts eigenhändige Auflagenbezeichnung und Jahr. Trockenstempel des Staatlichen Kunsthandels. - Hervorragendes Exemplar aus der ersten arbaisch nummerierten Auflage! - Ohne Mängel. Tadellos erhalten. Carlfriedrich Claus (1930 Annaberg - 1998 Chemnitz). Deutscher Schriftsteller, Grafiker und Zeichner, 1977 Gründungsmitglied der Gruppe Clara Mosch. Vor allem kalligrafisch aufgefasste und inhaltich philosophisch veranlagte Druckgrafik und Zeichnung.; 61100.

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        Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000- Meter Peak, 26,493 feet

      E. P. Dutton, 1968. First Edition, Tenth Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1968. First Edition, Tenth Printing as stated. In In a price clipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the half title page, inscribed to the previous owner, who was a Pan-Am captain, as noted by his ownership stamp on the front paste down. Clean pages, sound binding. No marking save for signature and previous ownership stamp on paste down. Fold out map intact. Exterior shows light edge wear, with light rubbing to bottom corner side of page block. The dust jacket has chipping and wear, more pronounced at folds and edges. Light creases and rubbing. A nice copy. Rare signed.

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        UMJETNOST U SLICI 1-18

      serbian languageUMJETNOST U SLICI (u 18knjiga) PISAC: GRUPA AUTORA IZDAVA?: OTOKAR KER?OVANI IZDANJE: 1968-1971. God. POVEZ: TVRDI STANJE KNJIGE: VEOMA DOBRO 1.DALEKI ISTOK 2. SREDNJI VEK 3. AFRIKA I OKEANIJA 4. KASNI SREDNJI VEK 5. DREVNA AMERIKA 6. BAROK I ROKOKO 7. DREVNI EGIPAT 8. KRETA I HELADA 9. PRADAVNA EVROPA 10. SUVREMENA STREMLJENJA 11. RENESANSA 12. INDIJSKA UMJETNOST 13. SVIJET ISLAMA 14. RA?ANJE EVROPE 15. NARODI DREVNOG ISTOKA 16. DEVETNAESTO STOLJECE 17. ATENA I RIM 18. VIZANT I NJEGOV SVIJET.

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        CENT´ ANNI DI SOLITUDINE

      FELTRINELLI., Milán ( Italia ) 1968 - (13 x 20 cm.), Primera edición italiana de Mayo de 1968. Tapas un poco dañadas en los bordes por el tiempo. por todo lo demas perfecto. First italian edition from may 1968. Covers a bit damage due to the years. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Abc (Antiquité - brocante - curiosités), série d'environ 200 numéros

      Drouot 0 - Environ 200 volumes in-4 (20x27 cm), soit agrafés soit dos carré collés, couvertures illustrées, n°1, 3, 5 à 32, 38-39 à 60, 62-63 à 81-82, 86-87 à 97, 100 (après le numéro 100, la numérotation reprend à 1), 1 à 14, 17-18, 20 à 22-23, 25 à 40, 44 à 49 (le 50 redevient 150), 150 à 156, 158-159 à 165-166, 168, 172, 174, 176 à 184, 186 à 197, 199 à 201, 203 à 215, 217, 219 à 252, 255 à 259, plus le n°16 en double et le n°19 en triple, plus le numéro spécial été 1968 "Les Opalines" ; quelques traces de frottement sur certains exemplaires, bon état pour cette belle série quasi complète. Collection ABC Collectif

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        The National Medal of Science for 1968 awarded to J. Presper Eckert: Certificate, signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson. Bronze Medal engraved with Eckert&#39;s name, and accompanying photographs and printed ephemera of the award ceremony held on January 17, 1969

      Washington, D.C., 1968. <p>[Eckert, J. Presper (1919-95)]. United States. President&#39;s Committee on the National Medal of Science. (1) Bronze medal with "National Medal of Science" lettered on the obverse and "Awarded by the President of the United States of America to J. Presper Eckert 1968" on the reverse. In leather case. 83 mm. diameter (medal); 122 x 122 mm. (case). (2) The National Medal of Science is awarded by the President of the United States of America to J. Presper Eckert for pioneering and continuing contributions in creating, developing, and improving the high-speed electronic digital computer. 1968. Signed by Lyndon B. Johnson. Broadside. 483 x 381 mm. (3) Engraved invitation to the award ceremony at the White House, in cover addressed to "Miss Laura Eckert" and postmarked Washington, Jan. 10, 1969. 4 cards plus envelope. Cards measure 116 x 145 mm., 90 x 116 mm., 75 x 116 mm., and 77 x 110 mm.; envelope measures 118 x 150 mm. (4) Presentation of the National Medal of Science. . . . Printed program. [Washington, D. C.,] January 17, 1969. Original printed wrappers. 4pp. 242 x 172 mm. (5) Group of 5 black and white photographs taken at the National Medal of Science award ceremony. N.p., 1969. 218 x 280 mm. Provenance: the J. Presper Eckert papers.</p><p>Eckert, together with his partner John Mauchly, invented the first general-purpose digital computer (the ENIAC), founded the first commercial computer company in the United States (the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation) and designed the UNIVAC, the first commercially sold computer in the United States. In 1968 Eckert was one of twelve recipients of the National Medal of Science, receiving this honor for "pioneering and continuing contributions in creating, developing, and improving the high-speed electronic digital computer." The National Medal of Science-the most prestigious scientific award given in the United States-was established by act of Congress in 1959 "to provide recognition for individuals who make outstanding contributions in the physical, biological, mathematical, and engineering sciences" (in 1980 Congress expanded this recognition to include the social and behavioral sciences). Eckert was presented the National Medal of Science on January 17, 1969, by outgoing president Lyndon B. Johnson, whose signature appears at the foot of the accompanying certificate (no. [2]). One of the photographs in no. (5) shows Eckert receiving the medal from Johnson; the remaining four show Eckert with vice president Hubert H. Humphrey. Origins of Cyberspace 1359. </p>

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        ARPOCRATE SEDUTO SUL LOTO ( Signed )

      1968 - Madrid, Arte Graficas Lius Perez, 1968 (1ère et probablement seule édition), couverture souple, environ 21 X 30 cm, non paginé. Texte en italien. Le premier contre-plat porte une petite dédicace signée Walter, est-ce bien Walter Marchetti ??? à vous de conclure. Toutefois sachez que Maryvonne Kendergi à qui est adressée la dédicace est une personnalité importante en ce qui concerne la musique ¿¿actuelle¿¿ au Canada (voir son parcours sur Wikipédia) , dans cet optique il est très probable qu¿elle ait rencontré Walter Marchetti. La couverture est en bon état mais la pellicule plastique se décolle à certains endroits le long des marges, ce qui semble le cas pour la plupart des exemplaires que l¿on peux apercevoir sur le net. Le dos présente une ride de pliure et un peu d¿usure au coin supérieur de l¿arête frontale. L¿intérieur est en très bon état sans rien à signaler autre qu¿un cachet presqu¿effacé sur la première page. Un ouvrage rarissime. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Eberhard Schlotter. Werkverzeichnis der Radierungen von 1936 bis 1968.

      Eduard Roether Verlag Darmstadt, 1968,. (Ca 250) nn S, KL-4°, OLeinen in Leinenkassette. Das WVZ verzeichnet 940 abgebildete Radierungen. Mit Biographie und einem Verzeichnis der Ausstellungen. Das vorliegende Exemplar ist eines von 50 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe, der 6 signierte Originalradierungen in der Kassette beigelegt wurden (WVZ-Nr. 942, 944, 945, 948, 949, 950). Bandnummer:- Auflage:0. Arntz I,99. Gutes Exemplar. Good copy. Limited for about 50 copies with 6 originally handsigned etchings by Schlotter.

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        Extremely rare autograph document in Semmelweis' hand, from his time at the St. Rochus Hospital in Pest were he eliminated childbed fever, medical testimony regarding a female patient, signed and dated 24. December 1854.

      Despite the wide interest there has been for more than a century in Semmelweis' work and personality there are still today extremely few examples of autograph material by him. In their 1968 article on Semmelweis manuscripts the three authors Antall, Harko, and Vida note: "Researchers always attach great importance to the manuscripts of great personalities. Not only the contents of these manuscripts are of great value, but they are very valuable historical documents and museum pieces too. For this reason and on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Semmelweis' birth we considered necessary to summarize what survived him in manuscript form. He left only few manuscripts; the first drafts of his published works are irretrievably lost. In 1940 György Korbuly summarized the number of the discovered Semmelweis manuscripts and he stated in his article: 'if we inquire, how many manuscripts of Semmelweis we know today, the reply is expressively depressing. We know today only 5 original letters of him". (J.Antall, V.Harko u T.Vida, Semmelweis Ignac összegyütött keziratai, Budapest 1968). The authors continue to mention that since 1940 some new Semmelweis manuscripts had come to light in London and Budapest, but that still in 1966 when Ákos Palla described a newly discovered document he estimated a total number of documents known worldwide to be 20-30. We cannot locate any other autograph material in the auction records. <br/><br/> The large and impressive document (380 x 240 mm) is a medical testimony done by Semmelweis when he was primary obstetrician at the St. Rochus Hospital in Pest. The patient, Anna Petermann, claimed when she was hospitalized for birth, the 9th October 1854, that she was 19 years of age. Due to two obstetric surgeries Semmelweis however realized that the patient must be at least thirty. The document is signed with a large and bold signature by Semmelweis "Ig. Philipp Semmelweis, Med Doctor & Primar-Geburtsarzt zu St. Rochus" and dated "Pest den 24 December 1854".<br/><br/> "During 1848-1849 some 70.000 troops from the Habsburg-ruled Austrian Empire thwarted the Hungarian independence movement, executed or imprisoned its leaders and in the process destroyed parts of Pest. Semmelweis, upon arriving from the Habsburg Vienna in 1850, likely was not warmly welcomed in Pest. On May 20, 1851. Semmelweis took the relatively insignificant, unpaid, honorary head-physician position of the obstetric ward of Pest's small St. Rochus Hospital. He held that position for six years, until June 1857. Childbed fever was rampant at the clinic; at a visit in 1850, just after returning to Pest, Semmelweis found one fresh corpse, another patient in severe agony, and four others seriously ill with the disease. After taking over in 1851, Semmelweis virtually eliminated the disease. During 1851-1855, only eight patients died from childbed fever out of 933 births (0.85%). Despite the impressive results, Semmelweis's ideas were not accepted by the other obstetricians in Budapest. The professor of obstetrics at the University of Pest, Ede Flórián Birly, never adopted Semmelweis's methods. He continued to believe that puerperal fever was due to uncleanliness of the bowel. Therefore, extensive purging was the preferred treatment. After Birly died in 1854, Semmelweis applied for the position. So did Carl Braun - Semmelweis's nemesis and successor as Johann Klein's assistant in Vienna - and Braun received more votes from his Hungarian colleagues than Semmelweis did. Semmelweis was eventually appointed in 1855, but only because the Viennese authorities overruled the wishes of the Hungarians, as Braun did not speak Hungarian. As professor of obstetrics, Semmelweis instituted chlorine washings at the University of Pest maternity clinic. Once again, the results were impressive." (Wikipedia).. One folio leaf (380 x 240 mm) brown paper, very light folding crease to middle (no damage), some creasing to lower part of the leaf but far from and not effecting any writing, slight crease to outer right margin, again with no damage to the writing

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        Ferdinand Georg Frobenius. Gesammelte Abhandlungen. Band I - III (komplett)

      Springer Berlin 1968. Leinen mit Schutzumschlag 650, 733, 740 S. Sehr guter Zustand, Band III mit kleinem Fleck im Kopfschnitt, Schutzumschläge mit Randeinrissen, sonst tadellos erhalten.. *** Wenn Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns bestellen, liefern wir innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei ***

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        ANKOR WAT

      London: Fulcrum Press, (1968). First Edition. Wraps. Near Fine. 8vo. Original wraps. INSCRIBED by Ginsberg to Philip Whalen: "For Philip Whalen / Allen / May 22, 1970." With photographs by Alexandra Lawrence. Touches of rubbing, soil. Near fine. An important association between these two Beat poets. Whalen and Ginsberg were life-long friends and taught together at Naropa. Whalen also served as model for two Kerouac characters: Warren Coughlin (THE DHARMA BUMS) and Ben Fagan (DESOLATION ANGELS). Most famously, Whalen read with Ginsberg at the Six Gallery when &#147;Howl&#148; was performed for the first time. Simultaneous paperback issue of this long poem written during the Ginsberg&#39;s travels in Southeast Asia. [Morgan A14.a3].

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        LES EROTIQUES DU REGARD.

      ANDRE BALLAND. 1968 - GRAND IN-4 (35 X 27,5 X 2,5 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) NON PAGINE, RELIURE DE L'EDITEUR A LA BRADEL CARTONNAGE NOIR ET ROSE ILLUSTRE D'UNE PHOTOGRAPHIE RECOUVRANT LES DEUX PLATS, TITRE EN BLANC ET EN NOIR, SOUS JAQUETTE RHODOID. ILLUSTRE DE 64 PHOTOGRAPHIES EN NOIR ET BLANC PAR MARC ATTALI, REPRODUITES EN HELIOGRAVURE. EDITION ORIGINALE REALISEE D'APRES UNE MAQUETTE DE HERMAN EN COLLABORATION AVEC LES DEUX AUTEURS. (PARR M. ET BADGER G. THE PHOTOBOOK. A HISTORY. I. 222). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SETTING FREE THE BEARS

      Random House (1968), New York - Irving's scarce first book, this the issue in red cloth-backed boards. There was also an issue in full red cloth with the text bulking slightly smaller. No priority has been proven, though the number of cloth-backed copies seems to outnumber greatly the number in full cloth. Near Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Extremely rare autograph document in Semmelweis&#39; hand, from his time at the St. Rochus Hospital in Pest were he eliminated childbed fever, medical testimony regarding a female patient, signed and dated 24. December 1854

      Despite the wide interest there has been for more than a century in Semmelweis&#146; work and personality there are still today extremely few examples of autograph material by him. In their 1968 article on Semmelweis manuscripts the three authors Antall, Harko, and Vida note: &#147;Researchers always attach great importance to the manuscripts of great personalities. Not only the contents of these manuscripts are of great value, but they are very valuable historical documents and museum pieces too. For this reason and on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Semmelweis&#146; birth we considered necessary to summarize what survived him in manuscript form. He left only few manuscripts; the first drafts of his published works are irretrievably lost. In 1940 György Korbuly summarized the number of the discovered Semmelweis manuscripts and he stated in his article: &#145;if we inquire, how many manuscripts of Semmelweis we know today, the reply is expressively depressing. We know today only 5 original letters of him&#148;. (J.Antall, V.Harko u T.Vida, Semmelweis Ignac összegyütött keziratai, Budapest 1968). The authors continue to mention that since 1940 some new Semmelweis manuscripts had come to light in London and Budapest, but that still in 1966 when Ákos Palla described a newly discovered document he estimated a total number of documents known worldwide to be 20-30. We cannot locate any other autograph material in the auction records. <br/><br/>& The large and impressive document (380 x 240 mm) is a medical testimony done by Semmelweis when he was primary obstetrician at the St. Rochus Hospital in Pest. The patient, Anna Petermann, claimed when she was hospitalized for birth, the 9th October 1854, that she was 19 years of age. Due to two obstetric surgeries Semmelweis however realized that the patient must be at least thirty. The document is signed with a large and bold signature by Semmelweis &#147;Ig. Philipp Semmelweis, Med Doctor & Primar-Geburtsarzt zu St. Rochus&#148; and dated &#147;Pest den 24 December 1854&#148;.<br/><br/>& &#147;During 1848&#150;1849 some 70.000 troops from the Habsburg-ruled Austrian Empire thwarted the Hungarian independence movement, executed or imprisoned its leaders and in the process destroyed parts of Pest. Semmelweis, upon arriving from the Habsburg Vienna in 1850, likely was not warmly welcomed in Pest. On May 20, 1851. Semmelweis took the relatively insignificant, unpaid, honorary head-physician position of the obstetric ward of Pest&#146;s small St. Rochus Hospital. He held that position for six years, until June 1857. Childbed fever was rampant at the clinic; at a visit in 1850, just after returning to Pest, Semmelweis found one fresh corpse, another patient in severe agony, and four others seriously ill with the disease. After taking over in 1851, Semmelweis virtually eliminated the disease. During 1851&#150;1855, only eight patients died from childbed fever out of 933 births (0.85%). Despite the impressive results, Semmelweis&#146;s ideas were not accepted by the other obstetricians in Budapest. The professor of obstetrics at the University of Pest, Ede Flórián Birly, never adopted Semmelweis&#146;s methods. He continued to believe that puerperal fever was due to uncleanliness of the bowel. Therefore, extensive purging was the preferred treatment. After Birly died in 1854, Semmelweis applied for the position. So did Carl Braun &#151; Semmelweis&#146;s nemesis and successor as Johann Klein&#146;s assistant in Vienna &#151; and Braun received more votes from his Hungarian colleagues than Semmelweis did. Semmelweis was eventually appointed in 1855, but only because the Viennese authorities overruled the wishes of the Hungarians, as Braun did not speak Hungarian. As professor of obstetrics, Semmelweis instituted chlorine washings at the University of Pest maternity clinic. Once again, the results were impressive.&#148; (Wikipedia).& & & One folio leaf (380 x 240 mm) brown paper, very light folding crease to middle (no damage), some creasing to lower part of the leaf but far from and not effecting any writing, slight crease to outer right margin, again with no damage to the writing.

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        Prospect 68

      Stadtische Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf 1968 - format tabloïd couv. sple. ill. 27x37,2cm. 120gr. 39pp. ill. n&b. en couv. plan 1° et 2° étage Kusthalle avec repérage des galeries de Apolliniare Milan à Ziegler Zurich par galeries (pp. 20/21 bandes Buren vertes) publicités papier jauni très bon état Katalog-Zeitung zur Internationalen Vorchau auf die Kunst in der Galerien der Avatgarde 20-29.9.1968

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        Swingeing London 67

      London: Petersburg Press, 1968. London: Petersburg Press,, 1968. Hard ground etching, aquatint, embossing and photo-etching from 2 plates, metalic foil die-stamping, with collage on mould-made etching paper. Image Size: 34 x 55.6 cm. Sheet size: 57 x 73 cm. Excellent condition. Presented in a welded aluminium frame with UV protective glass. Edition of 70. Signed and numbered in pencil lower left by Hamilton. This print was printed, embossed and diestamped by Hamilton and Giorgio Upiglio in Milan with collage added by Hamilton in London. In February 1967 Fraser and Jagger were arrested for the possession of controlled drugs during a rowdy party at Keith Richards&#39; farmhouse, Redlands in West Wittering, Sussex. The legal proceedings started in May 1967 and were adjourned until June to be heard in a higher court. A photograph by John Twine published in the Daily Sketch newspaper 29 June showing Robert Fraser and Mick Jagger being driven to court for sentencing, handcuffed together in a prison van was the source of this print.

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        The Jewish Holidays. A Suite of Eleven Original Lithographs by Chaim Gross

      Paris and New York: Associated American Artists, 1968 - A SUITE OF TEN LARGE FOLIO ORIGINAL COLOR LITHOGRAPHS BY CHAIM GROSS, EACH SIGNED BY HAND (the eleventh lithograph, "Rosh Hashoneh", is missing). Complete with two leaves of explanatory text for each lithograph. One of only 200 sets with the lithographs printed on fine Rives wove paper, each one numbered "79/200", dated, titled, and signed in pencil. Rare original prospectus laid in. Large folio. Loose as issued in a cloth chemise and the original cloth clamshell case. FINE AND BRIGHT, with no defects. While this set has been reproduced many times, none of the reproductions come close to matching the beauty of these original lithographs, which of course have never been reprinted (the stones were effaced after printing this edition). I WILL SELL INDIVIDUAL LITHOGRAPHS (along with the corresponding explanatory leaves) FROM THIS SET FOR $400 EACH. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Firstborn

      New York: New American Library, 1968. New York: New American Library, 1968. First edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet's first book. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a small closed tear to the rear panel. Signed by the author on the title page.

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        Mélanographie.

      o.O., 1968 - o.O., 1968. o. Pag. OPp. im Orig. Schuber. Nr. 33 von 61 Expl. Eighd. signiert. Jede Abb. monogrammiert RH 31. In franz. Sprache. - Leichte Gbrsp. Schuber leicht berieben. - Hausmann (1886 - 1971) in Wien geboren, wuchs jedoch in Berlin auf. 1905 freundete er sich mit Johannes Baader an. Seine Arbeiten für die Zeitschriften "Der Sturm" und "Die Aktion" zeigten noch expressionistische und futuristische Züge. Er wurde ein wichtiges Mitglied der Dada-Bewegung in Berlin, der er von 1918 bis 1922 angehörte. In Berlin lebte und arbeitete er zusammen mit Hannah Höch. Hausmann schuf ein medial breit gefächertes Oeuvre zwischen Gemälden, Collagen, Plastiken und Textarbeiten (u.a. dadaistische Manifeste). Zusammen mit Hannah Höch gilt er als ein Pionier der Fotocollage. Dieser neuen Technik hatte er sich während des 1. Weltkrieges zugewandt, nachdem er die frühere expressionistische Orientierung seiner Arbeit verworfen hatte. Er inspirierte mit seinem Gedicht "fmsbw" Kurt Schwitters zu dessen Ursonate. Umgekehrt experimentierte er selbst, angeregt durch die Freundschaft mit Schwitters, mit Lautgedichten und Typographie. Vom 30. Juni bis zum 25. August dieses Jahres veranstaltete er zusammen mit George Grosz und John Heartfield die "Erste internationale Dada-Messe" in Berlin, zugleich Höhepunkt und letzter großer öffentlicher Auftritt der Berliner Dada-Gruppe. 1919 gründete er die Zeitschrift "Der Dada", von der bis 1920 drei Ausgaben erschienen. 1920 besuchte er zusammen mit Kurt Schwitters und Hannah Höch die Dadaisten in Prag, diese Reise sollte als Anti-Dada-Merz-Tour eine Reaktion auf die politische Polarisation innerhalb der Berliner Dadaistenszene sein. Im Frühjahr 1921 trennten sich Hausmann und Höch. Nach dieser Trennung hörte er mit der Malerei auf und konzentrierte sich in der Arbeit auf Fotografie und dem Schreiben von Gedichten. 1926 begann er während eines Ibiza-Aufenthaltes seinen Roman Hyle. 1933 musste Hausmann emigrieren, da seine künstlerische Arbeit zur "entarteten Kunst" gezählt wurde. Seine Stationen waren Ibiza, Zürich, Prag, schließlich Paris, von wo aus er während des Krieges nach Südfrankreich floh. Nach dem Krieg arbeitete er weiter in den drei Bereichen Malerei, Fotografie und Schriftstellerei. In einer großen Zahl von Ausstellungen und Veröffentlichungen beteiligte er sich selbst an der historischen Interpretation des Dadaismus. Hausmann lebte seit 1944 in Limoges, wo er verstarb. (Zitat) Französisch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bibliography of the Works of Rudyard Kipling

      New York -Burt Franklin, 1968. New York -Burt Franklin, 1968 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A bibliography of all the publications of popular and influential author Rudyard Kipling, complete with the supplementary volume. Including details of his poems, short stories, novels and more. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In cloth bindings. Externally smart, with just some light shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, with just the occasional spot. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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        The Picture of Dorian Gray.

      London, Petersburg Press, 1968.. First edition. Large format 32 x 45 cm. 40 Blatt (80 not numbered pages) with 13 original color lithographs (1 front title, 12 full page, 1 on transparent folie) bound inside the book by Jim Dine. Bound in green velvet with the title blocked in silver on the cover and slip case in black cloth. Hardcover. Artist's book without the four loosely attached etchings. Very fine copy.. One of 200 numbered copies of the Edition B, signed by the artist Jim Dine / Eins von 200 nummerierten Exemplaren mit den 13 Original Lithographien, aber ohne die sonst beiliegenden vier Radierungen. Im Druckvermerk nummeriert und handsigniert von Jim Dine.

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        Berliner Goldschmiede. Daten, Werke, Zeichen

      Verlag Bruno Hessling, Berlin 1968. Mit 137 Abbildungen. Sauberer Leineneinband, Schutzumschlag und Schuber, 647 Seiten und Abbildungsteil. Kleiner hinterlegter Einriß hinten im Schutzumschlag. Sehr gutes Exemplar..

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        Werkmeister, Wolfgang. - "Ein Fluß mündet ins Meer".

      . Radierung / Aquatinta, auf BFK-Rives-Bütten, 1968. Von Wolfgang Werkmeister. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 27/30. 34,8 x 45,0 cm (Darstellung / Platte) / 49,5 x 64,5 cm (Blatt). Werkmeister II 66. Rechts unter der Platte in Bleistift signiert und datiert, links betitelt sowie mit eigenhändiger Auflagenbezeichnung versehen. Am Blattrand links unten Prägestempel "Druck Werkmeister" und Wasserzeichen "BFK Rives France". - Am oberen Blattrand unscheinbar fingerspurig. Verso rEste einer ehemaligen Montierung. Sonst sehr schön erhaltenes Exemplar. Wolfgang Werkmeister (*1941 Berlin, lebt und arbeitet in Hamburg). Deutscher Grafiker, bedeutender Vertreter der zeitgenössischen Radierkunst. 1960-64 Besuch der Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart, Fachklasse für freie Grafik und Illustration bei Gunther Böhmer. 1965 Besuch der Fachhochschule für Gestaltung Hamburg bei W. M. Busch und S. Oelke. 1966-68 tätig als Pressezeichner. 1972/73 Dozent an der Fachhochschule für Gestaltung, Hamburg. Zahlreiche Auslanfsaufenthalte und Stipendien in Marokko, USA, auf den Kanarischen Inseln, etc. 2001 Kunstpreis der Stadt Baden-Baden. Zentrales Ausdrucksmittel ist die Radierung, genauer die Aquatinta, in der er Landschaft als Hauptmotiv regelrecht zelebriert und in technisch ebenso aufwändigen wie raffinierten Blättern druckgrafisch umsetzt. Stilistisch siedelt sein Werk zwischen einem geschickt eingesetzten Fotorealismus und der lakonischen Bildsprache eines Ansel Adams.; 2730.

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        Creeley. Numbers. Herausgegeben von Dieter Honisch. Übersetzung der Gedichte von Klaus Reichert.

      Stuttgart, Edition Domberger / Galerie Schmela Düsseldorf, 1968.. Gr.-8°. (30) S. + 10 farbige Siebdrucke von Robert Indiana. Orig. Engl.-Broschur, im Schuber.. Eines von 2500 Exemplaren. - Schuber bestoßen sowie gering angeplatzt; schönes Exemplar.

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        Postcard/Letter Signed (ALS) [The Grapes of Wrath, East of Eden, Tortilla Flat, Of Mice and Men]

      New York, 1968. First edition. None. Fine. A Near Fine Postcard (expected age toning, minor evidence of handling, small hole punched in the margin for insertion into a binder) with the address typed and having on the message side an intriguing letter (ALS) WHOLLY IN JOHN STEINBECK&#39;S HAND and SIGNED BY JOHN STEINBECK. The postcard bears a New York Post Office cancellation dated October 2, 1967 (less than a year before Steinbeck&#39;s death on 10/20/68) and reads as follows: "Dear Friend: I am gratified at your / interest in my work. Right now I am / deep in a project, and you will understand / that to break concentration to answer the / many questions and requests that come / in every day would destroy any continuity / Thank you for your letter. I am / sorry to have to take this unsatisfactory / means of acknowledging it. / yours, / John Steinbeck". A very nice and intriguing letter from John Steinbeck mentioning an unspecified "project" that seemingly was occupying virtually all of his time and energy, as well as a copy of the letter to Steinbeck from his adoring fan. During the last years of his life (after the publication of "The Winter of Our Discontent" in 1961, and his reception of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962) Steinbeck had ceased publishing Fiction and the note does not reveal the nature of the all-consuming project then occupying Steinbeck&#39;s time and energy. A very nice AUTOGRAPH (POSTCARD) LETTER SIGNED BY JOHN STEINBECK, TOGETHER WITH the addressee&#39;s carbon copy of her adoring fan letter to Steinbeck which generated the above-described post card, the text of which letter expresses sentiments held my many Steinbeck fans. [We see such notes from Steinbeck once in a while, but never have we seen one with the text of the letter to which Steinbeck responded.] An excellent Steinbeck ephemeral item, WRITTEN IN STEINBECK&#39;S HAND AND SIGNED BY HIM.

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        International Trade and Central Planning

      University of California Press, 01.08.1968.. 472 Seiten Gebundene Ausgabe.

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        THE DOUBLE HELIX (1st printing + signed bookplate)

      Atheneum, New York 1968 - Atheneum. 1968. New York. 226 pages. 1st edition, 1st printing. NF/NF. Yellow topstain. Blue cloth covers. Minor, faint toning along top edges. Corners are square and sharp. Book is tight and clean. Crisp. Unread. DJ is bright and attractive. Tiny roll to crown of DJ edge. A very faint wrinkle to DJ near top edge and also one on rear of DJ. $5.95 price is intact on the DJ flap. One corner shows a tiny, tiny fuzz. The book is not perfect but not too far off. A beautiful copy with a loose, laid in self-adhesive bookplate that is signed and inscribed by James D. Watson. A beautiful copy of the 1st printing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gugong Cangci - Blue and White Ware of the Ch&#39;&#39;ing Dynasty. 2 Volumes ( Porcelain of the National Palace Museum )

      The National Palace Museum; Caf, 1968. The National Palace Museum; Caf, 1968. Hardcover. VeryGood.

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        Die Frösche. Eine Komödie mit zwölf Kaltnadel-Radierungen von Oskar Kokoschka. Hrsg. vom Verlag Ars Librorum, Gotthard de Beauclair. Frankfurt 1968. Folio. 98 S. Orig.-Halblederkassette.

      . . Eines von 120 Exemplaren mit 12 signierten Orig.-Radierungen von Oskar Kokoschka. Der Druckvermerk zusätzlich vom Künstler monogrammiert und von G. de Beauclair signiert. Tadellos erhalten. - Wingler/Welz 437-448. - Tiessen III,23. - Gotthard de Beauclair Leben und Werk 46.

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        The Making of the President 1968

      New York: Atheneum Publishers, , 1968.. New York: Atheneum Publishers, 1968. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author to reporter Mike Wallace, "For Mike Wallace- from a companion of passage affectionately, Teddy White." Fine in a near fine dust jacket. The third book in Theodore H. White&#39;s landmark series, The Making of the President 1968 is the compelling account of the turbulent 1968 presidential campaign, the assassinations of Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr., and election of Richard Nixon. White made history with his groundbreaking The Making of the President 1960, a narrative that won the Pulitzer Prize for revolutionizing the way that presidential campaigns were reported. "White unites a novelist&#39;s knack of dramatization and a historian&#39;s sense of significance with a synthesizing skill that grasps the reader by the lapels" (Newsweek).

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        Poésies

      Imprimerie Nationale, Paris 1968 - 5 volumes grand in-4 en feuilles sous chemise rempliée imprimée, dans une chemise et un étui cartonnés recouverts d'une basane rouge maroquinée, titre doré sur dos de la chemise. Intérieur de la chemise en tissu bordeaux marbré.4 volumes de texte + 1 volume de suites.Oeuvres poétiques de Paul Verlaine illustrées de composition originales de Léonor Fini, Georges Feher, Michel Terasse, Rena Tzolakis.Exemplaire D, un des 5 sur Japon nacré accopagné de deux aquarelles originales, de deux croquis originaux, d'une Suite sur Japon nacré et d'une Suite sur Arches.Cette édition a été établie par les soins de Jean Crès pour la Nouvelle Librairie de France. Typographie entièrement manuelle, tirage réalisés par l'Imprimerie Nationale. Composée ave le "Jaugeon" Corps 16 pour le texte et le "Grandjean" dit "Romain du Roi", pour les titres, caractères classés monuments historiques et propriété de l'Imprimerie Nationale.Les Lithographies et les compositions originales ont été tirées sur les Presses de Mourlot Frères et de l'Imprimerie du Lion.- Tome I. Poèmes saturniens, Fêtes galantes, La bonne chanson, Romances sans paroles.Compositions originales de Léonor Fini.206 pages.- Tome II. Sagesse, Jadis et Naguère. Lithographies originales de Georges Feher.250 pages.- Tome III. Amour, Parallèlement.Lithographies originales de Michel Terrasse.220 pages.- Tome IV. Bonheur, Chansons pour elle, Liturgies intimes, Odes en son honneur.Lithographies originales de rena Tzolakis.243 pages.- Suites. Les Suites sont placées dans une chemise rempliée.4 chemises pour les lithographies sur Vélin d'Arches.3 chemises pour les lithographies sur Japon nacré ( les lithographies sur Japon de Rena Tzolakis sont réunies dans la chemise sur vélin d'Arches ). Illustrés.

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        TO HEAL AND TO BUILD: The Programs of President Lyndon B. Johnson

      New York: McGraw-Hill, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. 8vo. Cloth. Fine in near fine jacket. Jacket has touches rubbing, wear at edges. Small crease to front flap. Unclipped. INSCRIBED by Lady Bird Johnson and to Barbara and Harold Saunders: "For Barbara and Harold Saunders / with our appreciation and / warm wishes - / Lady Bird Johnson / Christmas 1968." Additionally SIGNED by President Johnson. Some smudging to LBJ&#39;s signature. Harold Saunders was a member of the National Security Council staff from 1961 through Johnson&#39;s tenure as President. He subsequently served as Assistant Secretary of State for Near East Affairs from 1978 to 1981 and was intrumental in both the Camp David Accords as well as the Iranian hostage crisis. Johnson was something of a reluctant signer and books genuinely inscribed by him are uncommon, with many secretarial examples misidentified. A warm association.

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