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      Something Else Press 1968 - SIGNED multiple times on copyright page by John Cage--visible in photo. Jacket has a 1/2 inch crease on bottom edge of back cover--visible in photo. Book has a trace of fade to topstain near spine--visible in photo. Fine content. Receipt for purchase from the Cunningham Dance Foundation loosely inserted in book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dela Duende Books]
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        Richard Anuszkiewicz-New York City Opera-1968 Serigraph

      1968 - "New York City Opera" by Richard Anuszkiewicz, Unsigned Serigraph printed in 1968. The overall size of the Serigraph is 35 x 25 inches. The condition of this piece has been graded as A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Here is some supplemental information about the Serigraph: Anuszkiewicz created this serigraph poster, printed by HKL, to support the New York City Opera in 1968. This poster was part of "Seven Serigraphs by Seven Artists" commemorating the 25th anniversary of City Center of Music and Dance, Inc. NYC.

      [Bookseller: Art Wise]
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        Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep?

      New York: Doubleday and Company, 1968. First edition of this cornerstone in science fiction. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Scarce in this condition and signed. Set in a post-apocalyptic near future, the novel follows Rick Deckard, a bounty hunter who is faced with retiring six escaped androids. At its core, the novel explores the essential issues of the meaning and destiny of humanity. Nominated for the 1968 Nebula Award and basis for the 1982 film Blade Runner directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford.

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        Georgia O'Keeffe Drawings

      New York: Atlantis Editions, 1968. First edition. Original box. Fine. SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION, one of only 230 copies (out of a total edition of 250 copies), complete with 10 very large (approx. 20x26 inches) O'Keeffe lithographs. "In 1968 under Doris Bry's imprint of Atlantis Editions, Georgia O'Keeffe selected ten of her drawings to represent the range and variety of her work in this medium. The portfolio was titled 'Georgia O'Keeffe Drawings' and two hundred and thirty editions were numbered and signed by O'Keeffe. The ten drawings were printed in 300-line screen offset lithography at The Meriden Gravure Co. in Connecticut" (O'Keeffe Museum). With Introduction by Lloyd Goodrich.New York: Atlantis Editions, 1968. Large folio (approximately 20 x 26 inches), plates loose in lettered folders and laid into a folding box (as issued). Nine plates in black-and-white, and the magnificent "Blue Lines" printed in blue. Complete with all drawings and text booklet. A few smudges to box; a fine copy of a stunning collection. RARE.

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        At Terror Street and Agony Way

      Black Sparrow Press, Los Angeles 1968 - 8vo, 89pp; original wrappers, with printed white label on front to correct misprint in the title. One of only 800 copies in wrappers; there were also 75 hardbound copies with an original Bukowski drawing. This was Bukowski's first book with the Black Sparrow Press, the commencement of a long and fruitful relationship. Slightest wear to edges of oversized wrappers, very near fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Geschichten Ohne Liebe Aus dem Spanichen von Rainer Spect Mit 32 Farbillustrationen von Pablo Picasso by Camilo Jose Cela

      Berlin: Propylaen Verlag, 1968. Hardcover. Orig. beige basket weave cloth with front cover color inset in protective plastic clear dust wrapper. Fine in fine original publisher's shipping slipcase. Picasso, Pablo. 154 pages. 35 x 25 cm. The 32 drawings are color lithographs printed in Barcelona by Sadagcolor, as is the color inset after Picasso on front cover. Text mainly in German with one in Catalan and one in Spanish. Handsomely printed with wide text margins on quality stock. Cela was a Spanish novelist, short story writer and essayist associated with the Generation of '36 movement. He was awarded the 1989 Nobel Prize in Literature "for a rich and intensive prose, which with restrained compassion forms a challenging vision of man's vulnerability

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        Das Ende der Utopie. Herbert Marcuse diskutiert mit Studenten und Professoren Westberlins an der Freien Universität Berlin üner die Möglichkeiten und Chancen einer politischen Opposition in den Metropolen in Zusammenhang mit den Befreiungsbewegungen in den Ländern der Dritten Welt.

      151 Seiten 8, Broschiert mit Schutzumschlag und Plastumleger, sauber und frisch, mit kurzer Widmung Marcuses auf dem Vorsatz: für Ricky Herbert, march 1968. Herbert Marcuse (* 19. Juli 1898 in Berlin + 29. Juli 1979 in Starnberg) war ein deutsch/US-amerikanischer Philosoph, Politologe und Soziologe.

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        Picasso: Catalogue of the Printed Graphic Work, 1904-1972.

      Berne: Kornfeld & Klipstein, 1968-1979. Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, distribution.(). 4to. 4 vols., 1110 pp. total. Original editions in French. Vol. I. Printed Graphic Work, 1904-1967. 310 pp. 1968.; Vol. II. Printed Graphic Work, 1966-1969. 348 pp. 1971.; Vol. III. Ceramics, 1949-1971. 198 pp. 1972.; Vol. IV. Printed Graphic Work, 1970-1972 & Supplements. 254 pp. 1979. Descriptions in French. Vols. II, III & IV are out of print and not always available in the original French editions. As new in dust jackets.

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        Miro'. With 4 lithographs by Miro`

      Paris: Fondation Maeght, 1968 - Miro'. With 4 lithographs by Miro` Fondation Maeght, 1968 With 4 lithographs by Miro, including cover in color, one in double page in color, one in black, and one in color. Texts in French by Jacques Dupin, Paul Eluard, Tristan Tzara, Rene Char, and others. Profusely illustrated with more of 100 plates in color and B/W More pictures on request [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Studio International. Incorporating The Studio. International Journal of Modern Art. Vol. 176 / no. 903. September.

      Cory, Adams & Mackay Ltd., London 1968 - xvi, 61-120pp. Ex-library. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Brownies: And Other Stories.

      J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co, Inc. 1968 - x, 240 pp. (The C.I.C. Series.) 4 full-page colored plates (including frontispiece) and 19 b/w illusts. Hardcover, dust jacket slightly rubbed, slightly foxed on top edge. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La eco. Una radice per un sasso

      Biella, Sandro Maria Rosso Editore Stampatore, 1968 - Echo. A root to a stone. Presentazione di Eugenio Montale. 14 litografie originali firmate di Sandro Maria Rosso (cm 41x25) e 14 poesie firmate di Giorgio Sambonet. Folio (Cm 50x35). pp. 64. . Ottimo (Fine). . Prima edizione di 99 es. numerati. . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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        Geschichten Ohne Liebe Aus dem Spanichen von Rainer Spect Mit 32 Farbillustrationen von Pablo Picasso by Camilo Jose Cela

      Berlin: Propylaen Verlag, 1968. Hardcover. Orig. beige basket weave cloth with front cover color inset in protective plastic clear dust wrapper. Fine in fine original publisher's shipping slipcase. Picasso, Pablo. 154 pages. 35 x 25 cm. The 32 drawings are color lithographs printed in Barcelona by Sadagcolor, as is the color inset after Picasso on front cover. Text mainly in German with one in Catalan and one in Spanish. Handsomely printed with wide text margins on quality stock. Cela was a Spanish novelist, short story writer and essayist associated with the Generation of '36 movement. He was awarded the 1989 Nobel Prize in Literature "for a rich and intensive prose, which with restrained compassion forms a challenging vision of man's vulnerability

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        The Gospel Singer

      New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1968. First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 248 pages. A novel. The author's first book, one of 4000 copies, according to the Ahearn Author Price Guide. First edition (first printing). Near fine in a sharp, near fine dust jacket. Cloth edges a bit worn and toned, spotting to top of page block. Some discoloration to blue endpapers from reaction to the glue.

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        The Last Unicorn

      New York: The Viking Press, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition, first printing. Signed by Peter Beagle with a doodle of a face inside the "P" of Peter, dated 30 March 1968 and inscribed "Hoo-aa!" Very Good, with sunning at edges, flaking to spine lettering, and small stain to edge of last several pages. In a Good dust jacket with rubbing and edge wear, toning to the spine and a bit of staining. Signed by the author, early in the year of publication.

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        Folia Linguistica. Acta Societatis Linguistica Europeae. Tomus/Volume I (1968) - Tomus/Volume XXVIII/1-2 (1994).

      Mouton, De Gruyter 1968-1994. 8°, Original-kartoniert, Einbände teils etwas berieben und bestoßen, vereinzelt etwas braunfleckig, sehr vereinzelt kleine Randanmerkungen / Unterstreichungen, ansonsten gut erhaltene Reihe, Beiträge teils in Englisch, teils Französisch, teils Deutsch, / original softcover, bindings partially a bit rubbed, bumped and partially a bit foxed, a very few pages with little underlinings/annotations, otherwise fine, text partially in English, partially French, partially German, Versand D: 4,90 EUR europäische Sprachen, Sprachwissenschaft, Zeitschrift,

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hagena & Schulte GbR]
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        Glass, Stones and Crown

      Macmillan 1968 - 0333100689 Binding: Hardback ---Publisher: Macmillan ---Date: 1968 ---Edition: ---Pages: 80 ---Condition: Fair ---DJ Condition: Fair --- Description: All of the internal pages are unmarked, uncreased and tightly bound, the dust jacket is unclipped, no stamps or inscriptions, the only flaws are some scuffs, creases and rips to the dust jacket and some warping to the boards. YOU GET A FREE BOOKMARK WITH EVERY ORDER. MOST OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED WITHIN 1 WORKING DAY OF PURCHASE. If not already present high quality photographs of any of our titles can be provided by request via e-mail.0333100689 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The author's empty purse and the rise of the literary agent

      Oxford University Press 1968 - viii, 135 p. 1 vol. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        I MEDAGLIONI ROMANI. VOLUME PRIMO - TERZO

      Bologna: Forni, 1968. Reprint. Three volumes; plates bound with relevant text volumes. Tall 4to, olive brown cloth, gilt. Frontispiece; lxviii, 83, (5); (16), 158, (6); (16), 234, (6) pages; 162 plates. Near fine. The standard work. Clain-Stefanelli 4963*. Grierson 84.

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        Alexander's Great March: Translated by Stella Humphries. Illustrated by Doreen Roberts.

      Oxford University Press 1968 - vi, 140 pp. Numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Cloth, dust jacket taped firmly with transparent tape. Southlands College library stamp on front endpaper. A Crisp copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La tipografia napoletana nel '500. [1:] Annali della Stamperia Stigliola a Porta Reale in Napoli 1593-1620 (Biblioteca di Bibliografia Italiana, 53) § [2:] Annali di Giovanni Sultzbach, Napoli 1529-1544, Capua 1547 (Biblioteca di Bibliografia Italiana, 58) § [3:] Annali di Sigismondo Mayr, Giovanni A. De Caneto, Antonio De Frizis, Giovanni Pasquet De Salo 1503-1535 (Biblioteca di Bibliografia Italiana, 62) § [4:] Annali di Mattia Cancer ed eredi 1529-1595 (Biblioteca di Bibliografia Italiana, 65) § [5:] Annali di Giovanni Paolo Suganappo, Raimondo Amato, Giovanni De Boy, Giovanni Maria Scotto e tipografi minori 1533-1570 (Biblioteca di Bibliografia Italiana, 70) § [6:] Annali di Orazio Salviani 1566-1594 (Biblioteca di Bibliografia Italiana, 73) § [7:] Annali di Giuseppe Cacchi, Giovanni Battista Cappelli e tipografi minori 1566-1600 (Biblioteca di Bibliografia Italiana, 77) § [8:] Annali di Giovanni Giacomo Carlino e di Tarquinio Longo 1593-1620 (Biblioteca di Bibliografia Italiana, 79)

      Florence, Leo S. Olschki, 1968-1975. Eight parts bound in four volumes (26 cm), I (1968): xv (1), 99 (5) pp., 27 plates. 82 catalogue entries. II (1970): ix (1), 139 (3) pp., 26 plates. 81 catalogue entries. III (1971): 290 (2) pp., 36 + 17 + 24 + 16 plates. 64 + 27 + 31 + 18 entries. IV (1972): 255 (1) pp., 44 plates. 186 catalogue entries. V (1973): 276 (2) pp., frontispiece, 15 + 13 + 7 + 16 + 12 plates. 32 + 48 + 29 + 35 + [35] catalogue entries. VI (1974), 241 (3) pp., 48 plates. 201 catalogue entries. VII (1974): 263 (1) pp., 47 plates. 165 + 26 + 23 catalogue entries. VIII (1975): 381 (3) pp., 51 plates. 251 + 115 catalogue entries. Bound in collector's half-vellum, skiver lettering pieces. - Complete set of Manzi's annals of sixteenth-century Neapolitan printing. Only copies without illustrations are obtainable from the publisher, price €617 ("Testo mancante. Siamo spiacenti. Tranne qualche eccezione, tutti i volumi fino al 1990 non dispongono del testo illustrativo"; www.olschki.it/catalogo/autore/1973). ¶ Excellent, unmarked set.

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        Idanre & Other Poems

      New York: Hill and Wang 1968 - 8vo. red cloth lettered in gilt; pictorial dust jacket. First American edition, signed by the Nigerian Nobel Prize-winner Soyinka on the title page. From the library of Anna Winand, photographer and scholar of African literature, with her ownership signature on the front endpaper. A superb association copy. a.p.o [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        THE WORLD JONES MADE

      London: Sidgwick & Jackson, [1968]. First hardcover edition. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket, touch of rubbing to corners and spine ends, some very light rubbing to black background of jacket. Scarce. (9596). Octavo, boards.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Miro`. with 4 lithographs by Miro`

      Miro`. with 4 lithographs by Miro` Fondation Maeght, 1968 With 4 lithographs by Miro, including cover in color, one in double page in color, one in black, and one in color. Texts in French by Jacques Dupin, Paul Eluard, Tristan Tzara, Rene Char, and others. Profusely illustrated with more of 100 plates in color and B/W. More Pictures on request

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        Thesaurus Linguae Latinae. Editus iussu et auctoriatate consiliia ab Academiis Societatibusque diversarum nationum electi, Volumen 9, Pars altera: O.

      Leipzig, Teubner, 1968-1981. - 1216 Spalten. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit Signatur und Stempel. Buchdecke foliiert, Papier nachgedunkelt, keine Einträge. Guter Zustand la Gewicht in Gramm: 2700 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiq. Bookfarm/ Sebastian Seckfort]
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        The Wombles

      Ernest Benn Limited, London 1968 - Beautifully well preserved copy of this extremely scarce first edition of the children's book that possibly started the drive towards recycling! Signed to the recipient who was a children's librarian, ".Best wishes from Elisabeth Beresford and the Wombles." I think she may have been joking but who can tell?! This dedication is signed on a simple piece of notepaper which has been stuck on to the front free end paper. The glue shows through a little to the top side of the note paper. The dust jacket is just a tad edge worn and chipped with a tiny bit of loss at the foot of the spine at the back hinge. Signed copies of Wombles books, especially the first in the series, are very scarce indeed. Details of provenance on request. Photos available on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Le retour des "darlan" sur les quais : A bas l'oppression policière, A bas l'Etat flic. Comité d'Action Etudiants-Travailleurs du port.

      Marseille, Atelier populaire, 1968. - 64 x 54 cm, papier affiche. Impr. en sérigraphie, noir sur fond blanc., pt mque en pied, affiche entoilée. Action conjointe des dockers et des étudiants contre l'intervention de la gendarmerie maritime sur le port de Marseille pendant les grèves de mai-juin 1968. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Penguin. (John Lennon in His Own Write. A Spaniard in the Works).

      (Harmondsworth), Penguin Books, (1968). Original wrappers. 160 p. Illustrated by John Lennon. Reprint. Spine and upper cover partly discolored. Upper cover partly detached.l With an original signed drawing by John Lennon and the signature of Yoko Ono, on a card stapled onto the halftitle. It shows the well-known caricature of a bespectacled Lennon and smiling Ono.Drawing and signatures were obtained on March 28, 1969 by eleven-year-old Lorenzo Ledel, who accompanied his mother, Dutch journalist Emmy Ledel-Huf (1922-1992), to her interview with John Lennon and Yoko Ono during their legendary Bed-In for Peace in the Presidential Suite at the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel. Ledel-Huf's extensive interview was published in the local newspaper Het Parool (original newspaper clipping inserted in the book). The young Ledel, sitting on the edge of the bed of the world famous artists, obtained a total of ten signed cards. Shortly after, he sold these to his classmates for one guilder each. This is the last surviving card and the only card with a drawing. The large original drawing that Lennon gave to the boy on the same occasion has been lost over time... A very appealing relic, reminiscent of a great happening.

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        Hairy Who Exhibition Poster for the San Francisco Art Institute

      San Francisco: San Francisco Art Institute, 1968. Close to fine, not mail circulated.. First Edition. Poster, offset lithograph on yellow paper, measures 22 x 17 inches, folded, as issued. Exhibition poster announcing a show by members of the Hairy Who at the San Francisco Institute of Art that opened on May 3rd, 1968. The poster was designed as a mailer; when folded in quarters the San Francisco Art Institute return address and U.S. Postage Paid stamp are visible on the verso.

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        [Archive]: Vietnam Letters

      New York, Germany, Vietnam, 1968. Very Good. A collection of 27 letters to Joann Mosby from two different men serving overseas during the Vietnam War. The letters are near fine with very good or better envelopes with tears from opening.A small archive of letters sent to Joann Mosby from two men serving during the Vietnam War, PFC Larry Powell and PFC Andrew Johnson. The first group of letters from Lowell are written while he's stationed in Germany with Co. A 97th Signal Battalion as a telephone installer which he says "I sure don't know what they sent me over here for they need a telephone installer like another hole in the head. I have it pretty easy right now." He later said they changed his post to a switchboard operator while he says "isn't that a laugh." Lowell often writes about finding Europe boring and asking for transfers. "I'm thinking about putting in for a transfer. I'll get sent to Vietnam if I do. It can't get any worse than Europe. This place just isn't what's happening!" Although Larry and Joann never met he does sign all his letters "love ya" and some pages include drawings of hearts. In late 1966 Larry was promoted to Sergeant and his letters bear the new title in his address. He is shipped to Vietnam "Nom" in early 1967. In a letter before leaving Europe he writes to Joann saying she probably won't want to talk to him anymore because he'll probably be "shipped home in a pine box." Although he says this he continues to write to Joann from Vietnam. He writes "I am in Nam now. I am at Bien Hoe about 22 miles from Saigon." He continues, "there is a big battle going on about forty miles from here. Operation Eden Junction or something like that." Later he says he'll "be in Vietnam about 363 days altogether." In his last letter he tells Joann "the VC haven't been giving us any rest lately." Joann also received letters from PFC Andrew Johnson, who often signs his letters as "Andy," who was stationed "about 30 northwest of Saigon the name of the town is Chi Chi." In his early letters he write about jungle training which he writes "is to show us how the Viet Cong go about killing us, etc." He says of the Viet Cong, "when you hear about all these tricks you get pretty afraid. Because they are getting smarter every day." In one letter Johnson writes, "Vietnam is far from paradise...[it] is a very hot country. Today it was 110 and will soon be 130." Johnson tells Joann about girls he's interested in, seeing a Bob Hope USO show, and adjusting to life in Vietnam. He's wary about having to go to the "Iron Triangle" region as many people he works with have been sent there. "There is a good chance of me going to the "Iron Triangle" or the "Ho Bo Woods." The Ho Bo Woods is just as dangerous as the Iron Triangle. But if I go there I will feel safe because all of you back there are hoping that I make it home safe." Towards the end of his letters Johnson discusses Operation Junction City, which he was involved in. It was an "82-day military operation" and one of the largest airborne operations of the war.A modest but interesting collection of letters showing a variety of soldier perspectives during the Vietnam War.

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        Greek Revival Details

      Somerset, New Jersey, U.S.A.: The Author, 1968. Numbered edition limited to 350 copies. This book appears to have been signed by the author on the title page. The oversized hardcover is near very good with shelwear, bumped corners, a ding to the top of the spine and some damage to the bottom of the spine (about a 3" crack with about a quarter inch piece missing). Issued without a dust jacket. A nice example of a scarce book. . Signed. Limited/Numbered. Hard Cover. Good.

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        Journal littéraire (1713-1737). (6 volumes).

      Genève, Slatkine Reprints, 1968. Volumes 1-24 in 6 bindings. Cloth hardcovers.; 31x23 cm. Price when new ca. 1300 euros. (sl. worn, sl. browned, signs of use) Although very good set, see image. ¶ (Publié par Sallengre, Saint-Hyacinthe, Van Effen, s'Gravesande, Joncourt, La Barre de Beaumarchais, etc.) Réimpression de l'édition de La Haye, 1713-1737. 24 vol. in-12. / (all published / alles Veröffentlichte / alles wat verschenen is / tout ce qui a paru).

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        Storia dell'impero bizantino

      Giulio Einaudi Editore S. p. A. - Torino, 1968. ITALIANO 1,12 Cofanetto in ottimo stato composto da custodia in cartone rigido patinato, basi minori in tessuto, con pochi segni di sfregamento e volume. Sovraccoperta originale illustrata in carta patinata, quattro piccole zone ingiallite; coperta in cartone rigido, taglio di testa appena ingiallito, pagine in ottimo stato, alcune sottolineature, zona ingiallita su risguardia e controguardia. Magnifica antiporta, su carta patinata, con illustrazione a colori ritraente l'imperatore Alessio, particolare di un mosaico del XII secolo. VI tavole, fuori formato, ben piegate, con cartine. Altre cartine in nero fuori testo. In fondo al volume alberi genealogici delle dinastie bizantine. CXVII volume della collana Biblioteca di cultura storica. USATO

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        Collected Writings

      London: Heron Books, 1968. Leather_bound. Very good. London: Heron Books, 1968. Leather_bound. Nine volumes. Octavo. The Collected Writings of William Somerset Maugham, illustrated by Graham Byfield. Title include The Narrow Corner, The Casuarina Tree, Ashenden, First Person Singular, Mrs Graddock, The Mixture as Before, Cakes and Ale, The Razor's Edge, Liza of Lambeth, On a Chinese Screen, Creatures of Circumstance. Bound recent in three quarter green morocco, gilt motif to spine, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt.

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        ANATOMIA DEL POTERE LA POLITICA ESTERA AMERICANA DAL 1945 AD OGGI

      IL SAGGIATORE, MILANO 1968 - POLITICA ITALIANO Traduzione di Silvia Calamandrei e Fabrizio Grillenzoni, n. 6 della collana diretta da A.Mondadori, pagine leggermente brunite ai bordi da fattore tempo, brossura editoriale illustrata, ingiallita al dorso e con lieve usura ai bordi

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        A Two Page Hand Written Letter from J.R.R. Tolkien, with hand addressed envelope, contains reference to Lord of the Rings

      1968 - Signed by Author. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Autographed, 2 page (front & back) hand written letter and envelope to Ingrid Pridgeon, on his 'Professor J.R.R. Tolkien' letterhead, with Sandfield Road, Headington, Oxford address crossed out and 'c/o Messers Geo. Allen and Unwin, 40 Museum St. Condon WC 1, typed in. "Dear Ingrid, Thank you very much for your letter. I am sorry that I cannot answer it more fully.; I am having rather a bad time. I have left Oxford, and in the middle of a move I fell downstairs and damaged my right leg so badly that it is in plaster from toe to hip, and I am on crutches. That makes everythig very difficult. Crutches also make one's hands v. tired, and writing is laborious (and wobbly). pg 2. I notice Spire Hollin : very shire-like. hollin is (northern, for of holly: used in Book I of L.R.: I lived for a while in Leeds in a Hollin Lane. I am v. glad to know that you liked and enjoyed my books. I hope soon, when the mess of moving (my books and papers are still piled in boxs) is past, and I am recovered to get on with more books. Yours Sincerely J.R.R. Tolkien. The address (to my publishers) will always find me. I have a secretary there." Envelope hand addressed and canceled from Bournemouth-Poole in 1968 and addressed to: Miss Ingrid Pridgeon, 15 Spire Hollin, Glossop Derbyshire Housed in a Custom Terra Cotta Leather Binder lined with beautiful handmarbled papers by Joan Ajala of Australia. Features two mylar folders to hold the letter and envelope for easy viewing. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Near Fine / N/a. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: The Tolkien Bookshelf]
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        The Armies of the First French Republic and the Rise of the Marshals of Napoleon I (Complete Set: Vols. I - V)

      Oxford at the Clarendon Press. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. 1968. Reprint. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Complete in five volumes. First reprint of 1926 first edition and in identical format. Blue cloth gilt. Boards square and mostly sharp with minor bumping to spine tips and a few corners; crease to spine of Vol. II which is highlighted by camera flash but not obvious without it. Minor spotting/dustiness to page edges but internally clean, crisp and bright without bookplates, inscriptions or other markings. Many folding maps. A very good set indeed of this scarce military history. Heavy set. Standard U.K. postage covered by default but an additional charge may be requested for other services; please enquire for costs. .

      [Bookseller: Bath and West Books, PBFA]
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        Cosmicomics.

      Ed. du Seuil 1968 - . In-8 br. Traduit par J. Thibaudeau. Petites taches sur le premier plat. E.O. il n'est pas annoncé de grand papier. Rare envoi autographe en italien d'Italo Calvino au critique Claude Bonnefoy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Les Autodidactes - Aichelbaum]
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        ARCHIVE OF CORRESPONDENCE

      1968-1976 1968 - A wonderful collection of 13 AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED (ALSs) (18 pages) by the illustrator of Winnie-the-Pooh and 5 TYPED LETTERS SIGNED (TLSs) by his wife, Norah, all to the American publisher of the Pooh books. Content includes health reports (the letters date from the end of his life: he died at the age of 96) and news, but much of the letters concern his work including 8 letters that mention the Pooh books or their offspring such as THE POOH COOK BOOK and THE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN VERSE BOOK. Five of the letters are signed with his affectionate name, Kip. The final letters are by Norah after Shepard's death. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Josef Albers: His Work As Contribution To Visual Articulation in the Twentieth Century

      New York: George Wittenborn Inc., 1968. Text pages browned, light wear, else very good in a very good jacket, complete, but with several small nicks and edge tears. Unaccountably uncommon book, especially signed.. First Edition. Oblong quarto. A presentation copy, SIGNED by Albers and briefly inscribed to bookseller Jaap Reitman. Articles by Clara Diament de Sujo, Will Grohmann, Norbert Lynton, and Michel Seuphor. Spanning the totality of Albers' career through 1968. Profusely illustrated in color and black and white.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Parachute to Paradise (Original screenplay for the unreleased 1969 film)

      New York: American Broadcasting Company [ABC], 1968. Revised draft script for the unreleased 1969 film, "Parachute to Paradise," with a single notation on the title page. Written for screen by Allan Gittler, the New York-based minimalist designer of electric guitars, and a virtuoso musician, who later changed his name to Avraham Bar Rashi. Gittler was a film editor in New York during the 1960s and 1970s, patented a photographic printer for motion pictures, wrote a novel called "The Rose-Colored View," and made an 18-minute short film called "New York, New York, New York," comprised of 700 photo stills, and a score that he and jazzman Elvin Jones composed. He died in 2003.Roger Davis, an actor in the film, notes that it was completed, but not shown until a broadcast on ABC in 1972. Davis: "[It was] written by the late guitar designer Allan Gittler (a.k.a. Avraham Bar Rashi,), directed by Floyd L. Petersen [sic], scored by [noted jazz arranger] Gil Evans, and also starred Natividad Abascal, Astrid Aanning, Martin J. Kelley, Bret Morrison, and the Boston garage band, The Bagatelle... was an avant-garde 'film fantasy' where Roger played the hero of a popular cigarette commercial campaign who happens to skydive. It was filmed in the summer of 1968 (beginning June 3) during Roger's short leave of absence from 'Dark Shadows'... ABC televised the movie in 1972, at the height of Roger's popularity on 'Alias Smith and Jones.' Since [the film] has gone ignored by IMDB and other web sources, here are some reflections provided by writer Gittler to 'Vintage Guitar' magazine in 2000: 'I had had enough of my career, and quit to ride my track bike through Central Park and write the script of my movie, 'Parachute to Paradise.' After the heartiness of 15 weeks of preproduction, casting the principal players and 200 extras, seven weeks of principal photography, writing the music, and seven months of editing and (doing) enormous publicity, a fallout with my producer relegated the production to a couple of cans in the laboratory vault.'"Gittler's only film credit: guitarist in "Hold for Gloria Christmas," an episode of "Naked City" (Season 4, Episode 1, 1962).Purple titled wrappers, with a credit for Gittler. Title page present, noted as "a film," with a credit for Gittler. 71 leaves, mimeograph, with white revision pages throughout, dated variously between 3/11/68 and 3/20/68. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads.www.dfwretroplex.com/rogerdavis3.OCLC locates no institutional holdings for the script.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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        2001 A Space Odyssey. A Novel Based on the screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke.

      Hutchinson. 1968. 8vo. Original black cloth, lettered in silver with dust wrapper. A very good copy. First UK edition. With a copy of Arthur C. Clarke's bookplate, signed by Clarke, on front-free endpaper. Also loosely inserted is a copy of Clarke's businees card, a 78 x 78mm colour photograph of Clarke, and a copy of one of the holographic promotional postcards for the film 2001: A Space Odyssey. The postcard is inscribed on the back by Fred Clarke,, Arthur's brother, "Wishing you a very Happy Christmas from Arthur & Fred Clarke."

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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