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        The Diary of a Country Parson: the Reverend James Woodforde. Edited by John Beresford. NEAR FINE SET IN d/w

      Clarendon Press Oxford 1968 - 5 vols., 8vo., with 5 frontispieces, 22 plates and a large folding map; black cloth, gilt backs, a near fine set in d/w. Woodforde's account includes Oxford and the Somerset Curacies 1758-1776 and thereafter his residence in the Norfolk village of Weston Longeville. The set comprises Vol. I: 1758-1781; Vol. II: 1782-87; Vol. III: 1788-92; Vol. IV: 1793-1796; Vol. V: 1797-1802. Beresford's definitive edition was first published in five volumes between 1924 and 1931. This is the first complete re-issue. COMPLETE SETS ARE SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION. Cordeaux & Merry 158; Darroch & Taylor 3369; Pargellis & Medley 671. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        The Diary of a Country Parson: the Reverend James Woodforde. Edited by John Beresford. NEAR FINE SET IN dustwrapper

      Clarendon Press, Oxford, [1968]5 vols., 8vo., with 5 frontispieces, 22 plates and a large folding map; black cloth, gilt backs, a near fine set in dustwrapper. Woodforde's account includes Oxford and the Somerset Curacies 1758-1776 and thereafter his residence in the Norfolk village of Weston Longeville. The set comprises Vol. I: 1758-1781; Vol. II: 1782-87; Vol. III: 1788-92; Vol. IV: 1793-1796; Vol. V: 1797-1802. Beresford's definitive edition was first published in five volumes between 1924 and 1931. This is the first complete re-issue. COMPLETE SETS ARE SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION. Cordeaux & Merry 158; Darroch & Taylor 3369; Pargellis & Medley 671.

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        La Promenade de König Immerlustik

      Kohlkunstpresse, Frankfurt 1968 - Folio. Unpaginated (200 p). Original photo-illustrated wrappers. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of double-, and full-page b/w photographs of a woman's bare rear by Gunter Rambow. This work was privately published by Gunter and its release was possible since the sexual revolution was in full swing by 1968. The photos show the same model without ever seeing her face, always bent over which give her rear a 'moonlike' appearance. The photos were taken in a wide range of locations in Germany, some discreet, some better known such as the Kasseler Bergpark & inside and outside of the 4. Documenta with art pieces in the background. The artist's objective was to show himself as the generous "König Immerlustik" (the perpetually happy king), who allows his 'viewers' to accompany him on this aesthetic journey focusing more on the 'effect of the surroundings' rather than the subject. This work is considered a classic by Gunter Rambow (1938-), who is a German graphic designer and photographer. He also was a professor for graphic design at the 'Gesamthochschule Kassel' and a professor for visual communication at the 'Staatlichen Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe'. No text. Minor age wear on wrappers with slight and sporadic creasing along edges, and abrasion at upper front joint and lower back joint of covers. Wrappers in overall good- to good, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Statements

      The L. Kellner Foundation, S. Siegelaub, NYC, NY. PAPERBACK. First edition. * A near very good copy of this scarce book. Front free endpaper loose but present, ink mark front cover under price. Some wear to spine. A fragile book. A scarce work by the seminal Conceptual artist Lawrence Weiner Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good. 1968.

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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        LES ESSENCIES DE LA TERRA [OCHO TEXTOS CATALANES ANTIGUOS ILUSTRADOS CON LITOGRAFIAS ORIGINALES DE JOAN MIRÓ.50X38. ESTUCHE FORRADO EN TELA Y CUBIERTAS EN CARTULINA DE HILO DECORADOS POR EL ARTISTA. PAPEL DE HILO. EJEMPLAR Nº 710 DE LA TIRADA DE 1000 EJEMPLARES, FIRMADO POR EL AUTOR]

      BARCELONA: POLIGRAFA, 1968. 1ª edicion. . Encuadernacion original. NUEVO / NEW. 17 paginas, laminas.

      [Bookseller: Portico]
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        The Flood

      New York: Atheneum, 1968. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. A lovely copy of an early novel by the 2008 Nobel Laureate for Literature. Signed by LeClezio on the title page. Signed books by the author are uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        Lucretia Borgia.

      New York: Albondocani Press, August 1968 - Duodecimo. Original navy paper backed boards, patterned paper sides decorated in blue, red and gilt, titles gilt to spine. Bottom corners slightly rubbed, but a beautiful copy in excellent condition. First edition thus; one of 26 not for sale copies, hardbound and printed on Japon vellum, lettered A-Z (this one V), from an overall edition of 176 copies. The Albondocani Press's edition is the first separate edition and the first complete edition (second overall), of Stein's short play, which was first published, with editorial liberties taken, in the October 1939 issue of Creative Writing, but here published "exactly as the author wrote it" (publisher's preface), with the text taken from Stein's original manuscript in the Gertrude Stein Collection at the Yale Library, each page representing one leaf of the manuscript. The second Albondocani Press publication. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        ORIGINAL JOURNALS OF THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION 1804-1806

      New York: Arno Press, 1968 A uniform seven volume set plus the tray case with maps. "The most elaborate work on this expedition." See Howes L320. Smith: Pacific Northwest Americana, 5909. Graff 2485. All bound in original green cloth with lettering in gilt. A fine, handsome set.. Facsimile reprint. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        ONE VERY HOT DAY

      Boston.: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1968. ... 81pp... UNCORRECTED PROOF... Black plastic spiral bound, card-like covers indicating title, author, release date, price, illustrative material, etc... INCLUDES TYPED LETTER FROM ANNE FORD, DIRECTOR OF PUBLICITY FOR HOUGHTON MIFFLIN AT THE TIME, TO JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH, THE FAMOUS ECONOMIST, TEACHER, & DIPLOMAT. MS. FORD HAD GIVEN THIS TO MR. GALBRAITH PRIOR TO PUBLICATION... Covers have light water staining, light discolorations on scattered leaves... SCARCE.... Soft Cover.. Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

      [Bookseller: Eveleigh Books & Stamps]
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        Lord of Light

      Faber and Faber, 1968. First British Edition (first printing). The third novel by the author of THE DREAM MASTER and CREATURES OF LIGHT AND DARKNESS, the story of a band of men who have gained control of the technology to make themselves immortal. Winner of the Hugo Award and nominated for the Nebula Award. Near Fine/Near Fine -- a tiny bit of toning to the dust jacket spine and flaps. From the Larry Owens collection.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Sir Cecil Beaton

      c. 1968. Sheet size: 192 × 148 mm. Pen and ink on wove paper. Pencil on verso for publication in the Sunday Telegraph. Portrait of the photographer in old age, wearing a broad-brimmed hat and widely knotted tie.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        SOMETHING TO ANSWER FOR

      Faber & Faber 1968 - First edition. 8vo. Orange boards in printed dustwrapper. A near fine book in a very good dustwrapper indeed. The dust jacket is clean and unfaded, with just light wear to the extremities. Winner of the inaugural Booker Prize. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        A Fan's Notes

      Harper & Row, NY 1968 - A second printing of his first book, "a fictional memoir" and one of the defining books of the Sixties, which helped blur the line between fiction and nonfiction much the way the New Journalism of that era did. A finalist for the National Book Award, winner of both the William Faulkner Foundation Award for best first novel and the Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Foundation Award of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, for a work that, while not a commercial success, was nonetheless "a considerable literary achievement." Made into a movie in 1972, which was a finalist for the Golden Palm award at the Cannes Film Festival. While Exley's book was not a bestseller at the time, over the years it has remained in print, been brought out in a number of different editions, and is widely viewed as a classic of the 1960s. Signed by the author. Very slight spine slant; near fine in a near fine dust jacket with a couple short tears at the crown. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA (Lopezbooks)]
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        WATT

      Grove Press, Inc. New York. 1968. LIMITED EDITION. FIRST FRENCH LANGUAGE EDITION. 8vo. (7.6 x 5.6). Copy number 61 of just 92 copies reserved for La Librairie des Éditions, out of 189 copies in the total edition. A fine copy with the page edges still uncut. Publishers white paper wraps printed in blue and black. Original glassine around the wraps. A lovely copy, and scarce in such nice condition, of the first printing of Beckett's translation. Although written during 1944, Watt wasn't published until 1953 and it was another 15 years before he completed this much anticipated French translation.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Saraamu Areicomu. Afghanistan

      Tokyo, Shaken,, 1968. Small quarto. Original laminated white photographic boards, titles to upper board and backstrip, textured buff endpapers. With the original acetate protective jacket. Black and white photographic plates throughout. Minor tanning to the acetate but an excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Tortured Color.

      New York: Letter Edged in Black Press, 1968. - Arman (1928-2005). A classic Arman piece with the materials to assemble an object consisting of an artist's paint tube entrapped in a plexiglas vice. Multiple of plexiglas, offset prints, nuts and bolts, and plastic bag, Folded plastic bag: 6 15/16 x 6 1/8" (17.6 x 15.5 cm). From SMS: A Collection of Multiples, No. 4, August 1968.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY

      New York: New American Library/NAL, 1968 Inscribed by Clarke on page 9 to the publisher of Dark Harvest, "To Paul Mikol from Arthur C. Clarke." Based on the screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke. Near fine in near fine, bright dust jacket. A superior copy.. Inscribed. First edition, first printing. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        [Photographie originale signée] Place du Zócalo à Mexico (plaza de la Constitución), 1963. [Longue dédicace autographe de Cartier-Bresson à Jean-Michel Folon]

      1968. Photo. Illus. by Henri Cartier-Bresson. Bon. Aucune reliure. Dédicacé par l'auteur. 17,1 x 25,1 cm (feuille et image, cadre noir de 2 mm compris). Photo de 1963, tirage gélatino-argentique et annotations autographes de la fin des années 1960 ou du tout début des années 1970. Au verso, le tampon personnel du photographe et une longue annotation autographe par Henri Cartier-Bresson pour son ami, l'illustrateur Jean-Michel Folon. Le sujet représenté est une flèche signalétique, objet essentiel et récurrent dans l'oeuvre de Folon. Folon en photographiait lui-même énormément et ses amis photographes lui envoyaient celles qu'ils trouvaient. Ici, nous n'avons pas la plus belle de toutes le flèches, ni la plus saisissante photographie de Cartier-Bresson, mais un texte autographe plein d'humour et particulièrement personnel de "l'expéditeur-décocheur" Henri Cartier-Bresson, qui nous renseigne puissamment sur l'obsession de son destinataire, Jean-Michel Folon. Ce cliché n'a jamais été reproduit, ni dans la presse ni en volume.Document rare (vague faux pli dans la longueur)..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Johnny Got His Gun (Original screenplay for the 1971 film)

      Cinemation Industries, 1968. Final Draft Script for the 1971 film, "Johnny Got His Gun," directed and adapted for the screen by Dalton Trumbo, and starring Timothy Bottoms, Donald Sutherland, and Donald Barry. Based on the 1939 novel by Trumbo, which the acclaimed screenwriter tried for most of his career to bring to the screen. & & Yellow studio wrappers, with the title stamped at the center of the front wrapper. Title page present, with "Final Draft" and a date of April 21, 1968, with screenwriter-novelist credit for Trumbo. Holograph ink notation reading "#123" just above the date, likely a copy number. 136 pages, with pink, yellow, and blue undated revision pages throughout. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with three gold brads. An important original document for the film that bookended Trumbo's career by way of its literary origins.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD ART 15 Volumes, Ex-Library Set

      NY: McGraw-Hill, 1968. (USA) This is a 15 volume reference library set with spine label and identification stamps to the title pages. The pages are clean without markings but with some toning to page edges, there is light rubbing to the cover edges and corner tips, some volumes show more wear than others with some splitting to the heads and spine, and rubbing to cover edges, while other volumes show very little wear at all thus Good ex-library set. Blue grey cloth with gold titles. Vol I: xxx, 899pp, 542 plates some in colour. Vol 2 xix, 839pp 489 plates with tape repair to plate 273 . Vol 3: xx,863pp, 500 plates. Vol 4: xx, 831pp, 468plates. Vol 5: xx, 774pp, 482 plates. Vol 6 xx, 958pp, 474 plates. This volume has a 1/5" split to the head of the spine and the spine edges reinforced with magic tape. Vol 7: xx, 987pp, 500 plates. This volume has a piece of tape reinforcing the head of spine. Vol 8 xx, 1103pp, 450 plates. This volume has a piece of tape reinforcing the head of spine. Vol 9, xx,930pp, 548 plates. Vol 10, xx, 931pp, 510 plates. Vol 11: xx, 939pp, 466 plates. Vol 12: xx, 918pp, 572 plates. This volume which contains the section on Renaissance Art, has been shaken with repairs to some of the signatures. Vol 13: xx, 1046pp, 470 plates. Vol 14: xx, 974p, 484 plates. Vol 15: lii, 657pp. No plates as this volume contains the index. This volume is split along the rear spine edge and there is tape reinforcement to the head of the spine. Please note that except for the last volume that there are two "page numbers per page, one for aech of the two text columns on each page for easy searching. This is an excellent refernce work with the text entirely in ENGLISH. An extremely very heavy set. (130.0 APX FO). Edition Not Stated. Hard Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12". Ex-Library.

      [Bookseller: JWMah]
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        The Collected Catalogues of Dr. A. S. W. Rosenbach, 1904-1951. [Complete in 10 Volumes]

      New York, Arno Press [1968, C1967], 1968. 1st Edition. Contents: v. 1-3. Americana. --v. 4-6. Rare books and manuscripts. --v. 7. English literature and Shakespeare. --v. 8. Rare books, manuscripts, literature exhibitions, and essays. --v. 9. To Dr. R. --v. 10. Index. Fine copies all in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains a particularly well-preserved set; tight, bright, clean and strong.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Aesop's Fables

      London: R. Alistair McAlpine Publishing Limited & Leslie Waddington Prints Limited,, 1968. Landscape quarto. Original binding by Mansell in full yellow and orange leather with gilt decoration and titles to front cover and spine gilt, printed at the Curwen Press on Zerkall Bütton paper. Housed in a green cloth slipcase. 47 illustrations throughout the text, many full page, and 4 original lithographs by Elisabeth Frink, each signed. Spine slightly darkened, slipcase lightly rubbed. First Frink edition. Limited to 250 copies and 25 hors de commerce numbered and signed by Frink on the half title, with each of the 4 lithographs also signed. Not all of the 250 copies have the lithograhs signed.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A.Y.'S CANADA. Inscribed.

      Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, (1968)., Toronto: - (Jackson, A. Y.). Groves, Naomi Jackson. A.Y.'S CANADA. Signed. Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, (1968). First Edition of this comprehensive collection of extraordinary pencil drawings of Canada by A. Y. Jackson, founding member of the Group of Seven, Signed by Naomi Jackson Groves and A.Y. Jackson on the title-page and further, beautifully Inscribed by A. Y. Jackson on the half-title. "To Marion: There are colours and .and lines and movement and varying effects of light and if there is less ready made stuff then it is up to the artist not only to observe but to emphasize and create and to give his own interpretation to what he sees, A. Y. Jackson." Oblong 4to. 248 pp. Black and white illustrations throughout. A fine copy in beige cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a bright, fresh pictorial dustwrapper with some overall light use. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        2001 A Space Odyssey

      United States: NAL, 1968. First Edition BCE . Hardcover w/ jacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. From the personal library of TV Producer Quinn Martin, best known for his production of the series The Fugitive & The Streets Of San Fransisco. Clean text. Gently read. Quinn Martin's personal bookplate present. Blue topstain vibrant. Blue boards & black spine, silver spine lettering. Dust cover not clipped. Light shelf wear, lightest of creasing to the jacket edges, one small closed tear to the top edge of the rear panel. Presents well under new mylar cover. Signed and inscribed to Quinn Martin on the half title page by Stanley Kubrick. Extremely rare.

      [Bookseller: Southern Books]
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        Herz Dame,

      Drucker H. Götz, 1968 - Mappe (Geprägtes Leinen mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren auf vorderem Deckel). 14 saubere und unverletzte Lithographien vom Stein gedruckt bei Meister Freiburg i. B (In 50 nummerierten und auf jedem Blatt signierten Exemplaren). Drucker H. Götz. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nr 8. Mit Widmung des Künstlers, datiert 1972 an Willi Müller. Die Darstellungen heißen Eva, Larissa, Bett, Pubertät, Batheseba, Laura, Zwei, Elly, Vergnügt, Nelly, Eros Center, Striptease, Albertine, Lots Frau. 0,8 Kg. Gewicht in Gramm: 800 Limitiert in 50 Exemplaren Dekorativ Geprägtes Leinen Gut [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clement]
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        Photographies. Photographs. Fotografias 1928–1968. Mexico 68 Programa Cultural De La XIX Olympiada

      Mexico City, Comite Organizador De Los Juegos De La XIX Olimpiada,, 1968. Quarto. Original photographic boards, titles to front cover and spine gilt. White boards lightly rubbed, small rubber stamped name of Peter C. Burnell to front free endpaper, small split to head of spine. First edition, first printing. Text in French, English and Spanish. Inscribed by Bravo in Spanish on the title page explaining the preface and poetry selection are by Juan Garcia Ponce and the portrait is by Miguel Cervantes. The images on page 51, one is back to front and the other is out of registrar. The image on page 85 should read Oaxaca and not Chiapas. Again inscribed by Bravo in Spanish on the page quoting James Joyce, "For Mr. Peter C. Bunnell, wishing you a happy new year for 1971. Coyoacán, December 1970, M. Alvarez Bravo.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Poems

      Enitharmon Press, 1968 - One of 200 numbered copies signed by the author Very nice copy with the erratum slip Red quarter morocco gilt, top edge gilt [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        Soma: Divine Mushroom of Immortality

      Harcourt Brace, New York, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Near Fine Condition. 1/4 blue morocco over blue cloth. 2 plates after Poluzzi, 22 tipped in plates, 3 maps, 1 folding chart. A lovely production. 487 of 680 copies; small dampstain to the bottom edge of the colophon and last two blanks, otherwise fine internally. Lacking the slipcase, a few light surface marks to cloth boards. Size: Quarto (4to). Text is clean and unmarked. Previous owner's book-plate on endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science & Technology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 039232. .

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        I Protest!

      New York: Signet Books, 1968. First Edition.Small octavo. Original photographic wrappers. In near fine condition. Inscribed by David Douglas Duncan on the title page. Parr & Badger, Photobook II. American journalist David Douglas Duncan has influenced the photography of the 20th century with his trademark dramatic combat photographs. His photos during WWII were thought so impressive that after the war he was hired by Life to join their staff. Later, in the Vietnam War, Duncan compiled two additional books, I Protest! (1968) and War Without Heroes (1970), which Duncan used to challenged the U.S. government's handling of the war.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        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

      New York: Atheneum, 1968. Uncorrected Proof. Hardcover. Hardcover. Uncorrected Proof. The is an advance reading copy/uncorrected proof with the trade edition dust jacket.Bound in red wrappers with the dust jacket, about near fine. First edition stated on copyright page. An unusual and rare early state of this important book about science, personalties and the like. This is the highly personal story of how Watson and Dr. Francis Crick worked out the structure of the double helix, the building blocks of life. The book provoked controversy and discussion for years.

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        THE PINE BARRENS. Signed

      New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, [1968, 1968 McPhee, John. THE PINE BARRENS. Signed. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1968). First Edition of John McPhee's classic, profiling New Jersey's Pine Barrens, Inscribed by him on the half-title page to his New Yorker editor Robert Bingham. "for Bob Bingham, first pine knight of the order of the wooden mallet, whose help with this manuscript was as pleasant as it was invaluable. (not your help, sir, the mallet's). All the best and gratefully, John McPhee, May 29, 1968". 8vo. 157 pp. A fine copy in green cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a very good indeed illustrated dustwrapper. "It will be a long time before another book appears to equal the literary quality and human compassion of this one. The New York Times Book Review.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The School of Fencing. With a general explanation of the principal attitudes and positions peculiar to the Art(1765) Dedicated to their Royal Highnesses the Duke of Gloucester, and Prince Henry-Frederic

      Edita S.A., Lausanne 1968 - Gran fol. (31x47) apaisado, 63 p., 47 láms. color. Ejemplar núm. 527 de una tirada numerada de 900 ejemplares. Gran papel. Tela editorial, sobrecubierta color con el título en francés. Estuche. Buena impresión de esta reproducción facsímil del original publicado en Londres en 1765, con el texto bilingüe en inglés y francés que acompaña las cuarenta y siete espectaculares láminas a todo color dibujadas por Ryland y grabadas por Gnvyn, dedicadas a aleccionar sobre posiciones y actitudes en el arte de la esgrima. Esgrima. Bibliofilia. Facsímiles. Fencing. Bibliophilism. Facsimile.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Studio]
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        Swingeing London 67

      Milan: ED 912 Edizioni di Cultura Contemporenea,, 1968. Photo-offset lithograph from 6 plates on Fabriano paper. Sheet size: 70.5 x 50 cm. Excellent condition. Presented in a black wooden box frame with UV glass. Edition of 50. Signed and numbered in pencil lower left by Hamilton. In 1967 Hamilton formed a collage from newspaper cuttings that had amassed in art dealer Robert Fraser's gallery. The collage includes a photograph of Fraser and Mick Jagger handcuffed together in a police van taken by John Twine. This is the first use of the photograph used by Hamilton in the variety of prints using this image.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        American Horse-Drawn Vehicles

      New York: Bonanza Books, [ca 1968]. Reprint. Quarto (28cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; 101pp. Very Good. A Christmas gift to Ben Shahn from Walker Evans, with a long and personal gift inscription: "Dear Old Dr. Ben - This book I've just found seems to be just for you. I hear we're about to see you, at last: what a pleasure. I'm a doctor now, too, so it amuses me to name you. You've always been something of a doctor to me, anyway. And old? We're both that, I guess. Let's behave it. Nobody else dares. Merry Christmas / Much love, and to B. too / Walker / Nov 22, 1968."& & Despite opposing temperaments, and excepting brief fallings-out over the termination of Evans's FSA career and, later, over Evans's comparative apathy during the HUAC hearings, Evans and Ben remained close friends for life - a rare feat, as Shahn's long list of alienated ex-associates would attest. Evans's inscription, poking fun at his own and Shahn's honorary doctorates, reveals a sense of humor and affectionate indulgence which were by all accounts prerequesites for anyone who wished to remain close with Shahn for long. By this date Shahn was quite ill; it's not certain whether the visit to which Evans refers ever took place.

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        Landscape

      [No place:] Pendragon Press,, 1968. Octavo. Original pink cloth backed boards, patterned cloth to sides, titles gilt to spine, pink endpapers. Spine a little faded and boards ever-so-slighty bowed. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author to the actress Anna Massey, who acted in a number of his plays (including "Moonlight" and "A Kind of Alaska"). The inscription reads, "Close of Play, May 79, To Anna, with love + thanks, Harold". Massey was from one of the great theatre families of the 20th century, being the daughter of Raymond Massey and Adrianne Allen. Though she never reached truly stellar fame, Anna Massey was a highly respected actress and very much a prominent feature of the thespian landscape of the late 20th century. In 2004 she was awarded a CBE for her services to drama. One of a limited edition of 1000 numbered copies intended for sale in the British Isles, this one signed by the author at the end of the text.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Homecoming

      London: (H. Karnac), 1968. . Limited edition, no. 12 of 200 copies, numbered and signed by both author and artist, this being one of the first 25 presented with an additional suite of 9 plates, duplicating all those within the book, each signed by Cohen. Folio. (72) pp. Publisher’s mottled green woven Terylene covered boards designed by the artist and bound by Mansell with a matching portfolio for the additional suite of plates, all housed within the original khaki cloth covered slipcase. The spine of the book ever so slightly darkened, an excellent copy.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Poems.

      Enitharmon Press, London. 1968 - First edition. Octavo. pp [xii], 24, [viii]. Printed by Daedalus Press, Stoke Ferry. Erratum slip loosely inserted. Quarter red morocco with cloth sides. Number 39 of 200 copies signed by the author.Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the title-page: ''To Clive from Harold''. The recipient is the British film director Clive Donner, who in 1963 had brought The Caretaker to the screen, the first of Pinter's plays to be made into a film. An exceptional association copy, inscribed with the author's characteristic brusqueness.Spine faintly rubbed. Near fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        LOVE AIN'T NOTHING BUT SEX MISSPELLED: TWENTY-TWO STORIES

      New York: Trident Press,. [1968]. cloth-backed boards.. Publisher's review slip and publicity photograph of Ellison laid in.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with hint of rubbing to black ink. background at edges of front and spine panels. A sharp copy of an. elusive book, in a superior example of the dust jacket. (#137208). First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Ellison to a New York book editor. Collects twenty-two stories.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        POET ASSASSINATED. Translated by Ron Padgett Illustrations by Jim Dine

      New York: Tanglewood Press, [1968]. LIMITED DELUXE EDITION, of 250 hand-numbered copies SIGNED by both the translator and artist and with Dine’s eight original glossy Pochoir plates signed by the artist and hand-numbered and laid in. Printed on Euroset offset paper. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and photo-collages plus the eight original numbered colour pochoir plates by Jime Dine with all tissue guards intact. 4to, loose in printed chemise as issued within the publisher’s wrap of stiff paper covered in glassine and printed in black. In the original cloth covered slipcase with photographic image printed in hot pink. 128 pp. plus the eight additional plates. A very fine copy, internally as new, the glassine wrapper also fine and just a tad mellowed at the spine, the slipcase very fresh and clean with very minor mellowing to the pink at the rear panel. SCARCE LIMITED EDITION OF ONLY 250 COPIES. This English edition of Apollinaire’s “Le Poète Assassiné” is one of the great works of the “Pop Art” movement created around one of the foundational works of surrealist literature. This edition is signed by both Ron Padgett and Jim Dine and includes eight original pochoir plates which are also hand-numbered and signed by the artist. Padgett studied 20th-century French literature in Paris during 1965 and 1966. In 1962 Dine's work was included, along with Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Robert Dowd, Phillip Hefferton, Joe Goode, Edward Ruscha, and Wayne Thiebaud, in the historically important and groundbreaking “New Painting of Common Objects”, curated by Walter Hopps at the Norton Simon Museum. This exhibition is considered historically as one of the first "Pop Art" exhibitions in America. At a time of major social unrest and socio-political change, the painters included began a great new movement, shocking America and the art world in general and changing modern art for all time.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        FONG AND THE INDIANS. Signed

      Boston: Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1968 First Edition of the author's second novel.. 8vo., 199pp. Original grey cloth, blue & gilt to the spine. A fine copy in dust jacket. Signed in dark blue ballpoint on the Title Page. "His setting is the ramshackle capital of a mythical East African country; his unlikely hero a gentle Chinese Catholic grocer named Sam Fong..." An excellent copy.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Archive of Signed Letters to LOCUS

      Sherman Oaks [1968-1975]: Harlan Ellison, 1968 An interesting archive of signed letters from Harlan Ellison addressed to Charles Brown, editor of LOCUS dates from December 31st, 1968 through January 3rd, 1976. A total of 24 pages constituting 17 letters covering a wide range of 'hot' topics. "Dear Charlie: Please publish as written. ITEM IN LOCUS 73: "Ellison's DANGEROUS VISIONS is a major travesty of the words in the title - my own piece, 'The Assination of J.F. Kennedy Considered as a Downhill Motor Race,'was declined on the grounds that 'many millions of Americans might be offended'. In other words, dangerous, but not too dangerous, visions," -- J. G. Ballard / If in fact Jim Ballard said this, it is pure muddle-headed bullshit. I never saw the story." "Charlie: Some news for the excellent LOCUS. My STAR TRECK script that won the Writer's Guild of America award was the original version, not repeat, NOT the aired emasculated version. Forthcoming stories: THE PITLL PAWOB DIVISION (Galaxy), a story I wrote around an unpublished Hannes Bok painting I unearthed in Emil Petaja's files. Books forthcoming: PARTNERS IN WONDER (Belmont), a collection of stories on which I collaborated with Laumer, Asimov, Budrys, Slesar, Hensley, Sheckley, Delaney, Davidson, Zelazny and Sturgeon. Sometime towards the end of this year or first of 1969. . AGAIN DANGEROUS VISIONS, Volume 2" "5 February 69 / Dear Charlie and Marsha: This is URGENT. Double day's traditional practice with hardcover books is to 'retire them', i.e. put them out-of-print, as soon as sales slack off. Philip K. Dick's brilliant "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" went out of print after being available for less than six months". "Harlan also advises that recently-written novella "A Boy And His Dog" has apparently scared off all possible magazine purchasers". "25 February 69 / Dear Charlie & Marsha: Here is some current news. Harlan Ellison Writes: The first draft of my two TV series sold to Paramount.It is called "Man Without Time" - a retelling of the Gilgamesh Legend. Leonard Nimoy has expressed interest". "20 March 69 / Browns: / By the time you get this, I'll be in Rio de Janeiro, where they will be showing my award-winning Outer Limits segment, "Demon With A Glass Hand". (A shock hit me when I realized that Roddenberry's spinoff on "Star Treck", called "Assignment: Earth", was a direct parallel to my "Man Without Time" -- which I had laid on him early in our relationship. Terrific Archive - Rich content throughout. Harlan Jay Ellison (born May 27, 1934) is an American writer. His principal genre is speculative fiction. His published works include over 1,000 short stories, novellas, screenplays, teleplays, essays, and a wide range of criticism covering not only literature, but film, television, and print media. His reputation as an editor and anthologist was cemented with his two ground-breaking science fiction anthologies, Dangerous Visions and Again, Dangerous Visions. Ellison has won numerous awards, including multiple Hugos, Nebulas and Edgars.. Signed by Author. Original Autographed Letters & Documents.

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        King Oedipus

      Verona: Officina Bodoni, 1968. Folio. (96) (iv) pp. From an edition of 114 copies, this is one of 105 on Magnani paper, signed by the artist, Giacomo Manzù on the colophon page. This copy also bears a contemporary inscription from Manzù on the front endpaper. Illustrated with seven full-page etchings by Manzù. Printed by Martino Mardersteig for the American art publisher, A.E. Racolin. Loose, as issued, in the publisher's binding of green morocco-backed vellum with a relief of the head of Oedipus by Manzù. Martino Mardersteig recounts the "strange pre-history" of this elegant edition: he and A.E. Racolin approached Manzù twice about his illustrating a book for an American audience, and both times the artist rejected the poems under consideration for his illustrations. During the second visit, Mardersteig noticed Manzù's sketches for costumes and decor for Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex, which included "a magnificent metre-high relief of the head of Oedipus". Mardersteig and Manzù reached an agreement on an edition of Sophocles's tragedy, and the magnificent relief became the first etching as well as its cover illustration. This is a very fine copy of one the most elusive Officina Bodoni titles, housed in its original folding case which shows very light bumps to corners.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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