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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

      Atheneum, New York 1968 - Stated First Edition. Xvi, 226 Pages. Book Has No Wear, No Fading To Yellow Topstain, All Lettering As New, Small Vroman's, Pasadena Bookseller's Label On Front Pastedown. Original First Issue Dj Is Original, Bright, No Wear Or Fading At All, No Tears, Price Clipped. Book With 1/8" Fading Along Bottom Edges All Around, And Dj Has Faint Dampstain About 1/8" Deep, Up To 1/4", Around Lower Spine Edge Extending Several Inches Onto Front And Rear Panels- But Very Faint, This Is Otherwise Near New. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        Snow White

      London: Jonathan Cape, (1968). London: Jonathan Cape. (1968). First. Uncorrected proof of the first English edition. Fine in wrappers and fine proof dustwrapper with a publisher's stamp on the front panel. The author's first novel. Very scarce in this format. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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. First Edition. Blue Cloth. Fine Book/Near Fine Dustjacket. 8 5/8" Tall. Black and White photographs and Diagrams. 1st Printing Stated First Edition. Xvi, 226 Pages, A Beautiful And Virtually As New Copy, From The Library Of A Former Librarian At Cal Tech. Book Cover Has Slight Fading Along Top Edge. Dj Is Original, Bright And Immaculate; Spine Top Edge With A 1/8" Closed Tear And Another 1/2" Closed Tear At Top Rear Edge Fold; Points Of Slight Rubbing And Miniscule Losses At Corners; Spine Very Slightly Faded.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        Hi-Ho!

      New York: The Museum of the City of New York, 1968. Limited Edition. Softcover. Very Good. Signed. Printed sheet music and facsimile of handwritten manuscript laid in stiff wraps with ribbon tie, in pictorial white slip case; limited edition, one of 250 copies signed by Ira Gershwin. Very Good with light toning and light soiling to slipcase, letter "A" penciled lightly in corner. Specially prepared for the Friends of the Theatre & Music Collection of the Museum of the City of New York to commemorate a special exhibit.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        GEORGIA O'KEEFFE - DRAWINGS

      New York, 1968. Portfolio set of 10 lithographs. Individually framed, accompanied by the original folding box. From an edition of 250, one of 230 signed. Fine. When Georgia O'Keeffe created the original drawing published in this limited edition print portfolio, she was still an unknown artist. The drawings, begun in 1915, are considered by art historians to be among the earliest and most individual manifestations of abstraction in American modern art. In 1968, O'Keeffe personally selected ten of her drawings - those that she though represented the range and variety of her work - for this project. Chip Benson, a MacArthur Prize-winning artist and a former Dean of the Yale School of Art, worked with Doris Bry, the leading authority on O'Keeffe's art, to create the prints. The lithographs were then published by Atlantis Editions, the imprint founded by Bry, and was the first of many collaborative projects undertaken by the pair. The ten drawings were printed in 300-line screen offset lithography; nine of the plates were made in black and white, and "Blue Lines" was printed in a striking blue. Two hundred thirty copies were numbered and signed by O'Keeffe herself. In the original folding box is also included a booklet with an introduction by art historian Lloyd Goodrich. The works exemplify O'Keeffe's use of undulating, spiral motifs, with swirling and delicate forms that draw in the eye and create dynamic compositions.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

      first edition. NY, Farrar Straus and Giroux, 1968, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. This is Wolfe at his best following Ken Kesey and his Merry Pranksters in the wild, wacky, wonderful, and turbulent 1960s, with the wonderfully psychedelic front jacket illustration by Milton Glaser. Near fine.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman]
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        Originalaffisch

      Övrigt tryckt och skrivet. Legal Visions. 1968. 85x62cm. Mycket gott skick. Originalaffisch av "Flickan med haschpipan" ett par små hål efter knappnål samt 1cm reva i vänster nederkant, ej störande.

      [Bookseller: Mina Böcker1]
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        Giant Night

      [New York]: Angel Hair, 1968. First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED by Anne Waldman on the final page, her first book and one of only 100 mimeographed copies. A meditation on "my little world," written when she and fellow poet Lewis Warsh were living on St. Mark's Place in the East Village. The poem is dated December 3, 1967, but was published by their Angel Hair imprint in 1968. Folio (14 inches / 35.7 cm), 4 unnumbered leaves, in stapled printed wrappers, featuring a beautiful cover illustration by George Schneeman, who often collaborated with New York School poets. Pages lightly toned, some soiling to the covers, half-inch tear and some rippling to the rear cover page. A Very Good copy. OCLC WorldCat lists 21 institutional holdings of this edition. Corinth reprinted Giant Night in 1970; that edition is readily obtainable. This true first edition, though, is very scarce to the market, especially in acceptable, collectible condition. SCARCE.

      [Bookseller: Le Bookiniste]
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        Skin Deep

      Hodder & Stoughton Ltd. London 1968 - First impression. Very good in dust wrapper. Signed by the author to the front free end paper and very scarce thus. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: David Cornell]
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        Divisions & other early poems

      Mt. Horeb, WI: Perishable Press, 1968. Edition limited to 110 copies, 8vo, pp. [4], 19, [1]; unopened; original brown printed wrappers; fine. Printed on Shadwell, a paper handmade by Hamady. This copy out-of-series, but with a note on the wrapper flap: "This is a final proof copy. It is the same as the edition save that it is not numbered. Walter Hamady." But not quite the same as it is not signed by Creeley. Two Decades, 15.

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        2001: A Space Odyssey

      New York: New American Library, 1968. Fine/Fine. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED by Clarke on half-title. Clarke's novel, adapted from his short-story The Sentinel (1951), was written simultaneously with the screenplay for Stanley Kubrick's classic film and published shortly after the movie's release. "[The novel] is a fantasy-you need not believe it-but a fantasy by a master who is as deft at generating accelerating, almost painful suspense as he is knowledgeable and accurate (and fascinating) about the technical and human details of space flight and exploration. But it is finally the stretching of the imagination that is most enthralling as Mr. Clarke entices the reader into strange and magnificent conceptions of other forms of time, dimension and existence" (Eliot Fremont-Smith, New York Times ). New York: New American Library, 1968. Octavo, original cloth, original dust jacket. Book fine, dust jacket with a hint of wear at top of spine. Rare signed and in such good condition.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY

      New York: The New American Library, 1968. First edition. Fine in a bright fine first state price clipped dust jacket with a small closed tear to the rear panel. (8168). Octavo, boards. Novelization of the film screenplay by Clarke and Stanley Kubrick which was based in part on Clarke's short story "The Sentinel." Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-254. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2343-9.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Run Baby Run.

      Plainfield, NJ: Logos International, 1968. First edition of Cruz's autobiography. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Nicky Cruz on the front free endpaper. Additionally signed by David Wilkerson, who as an evangelist led him to his conversion. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Written with Jamie Buckingham. Introduction by Billy Graham. Rare and desirable signed by Cruz and Wilkerson. The Cross and the Switchblade: Dave Wilkerson's best-selling dramatic book first introduced millions of readers to Nicky Cruz. He was a warlord of a vicious New York City gang, an experienced thief and mugger, and a hardened and violent street criminal all before he reached 18. Run Baby Run is the story of his desperate battle against drugs, alcoholism, and a violent environment, as he searched for a better way of life.

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        No Way to Treat a Lady

      NY: Harcourt, Brace & World (1968) - A truly superb Fine First Edition in equally Fine dust jacket of this (obviously unread copy), the enormously popular cult favorite by the acclaimed author. Basis for the successful 1968 film starring Rod Steiger, George Segal and Lee Remick, this is a very real collector’s copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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        At Terror Street and Agony Way

      Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1968. First edition. Wraps. Slightest wear to edges of oversized wrappers, very near fine.. 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.

      [Bookseller: Locus Solus Rare Books]
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        Liberation

      RARE PIECE OF PUBLISHING HISTORY! Five new copies in original shipping envelope with invoice No. 11568 dated November 15, 1968 from Eastern News Distributors, Inc. Located at 155 West 15th Street, New York, New York 10011. Shipped to Old Town Bookstore in Saginaw, Michigan, owner's father's store that closed in 1972. Editorial board: A.J. Muste, Chairman, Dave Dellinger, Editor, Barbara Deming, Paul Goodman, Sidney Lens, Staughton Lynd. Managing Editor: Lamar Hoover. http://everything.explained.today/Independent_News/ I recommend looking at all of my photos.

      [Bookseller: Bay Shore Emporium]
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        Chagall Dessins Inedits Skir

      Chagall Dessins Inedits. Geneve, Skira, 1968, Signed by Marc Cagall on the title page. Fully illustrated with Coloured, tinted and black and white tipped-in plates. A very nice copy. Artwork in excellent condition.

      [Bookseller: Rockley Book Buys]
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        Richard Hamilton-The Oculist Witness-Marcel Duchamp-1968 Mixed Media

      1968 - "The Oculist Witness-Marcel Duchamp" by Richard Hamilton, Unsigned Mixed Media printed in 1968. The overall size of the Mixed Media is 31.5 x 23 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 Mixed Media: This is the original edition of an exhibition poster published by the Tate Gallery and printed by Petersburg Press in 1968. Fotolithograph with embossing of silver metalized polyester and applied clear polyester, on wove paper. This is a detail from the reconstruction by Richard Hamilton of a large glass. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Art Wise]
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        High Priest

      New York and Cleveland: The New American Library and World Publishing, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed by Author. First edition. Inscribed by Leary to former owner on half-title page and signed by Remember Be Here Now author "Richard Alpert (Aka Ram Dass)" on title page bottom corner. (xvi), 353pp. Original cloth. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket with creased spine panel, wear and a few small closed tears along edges, a few small pieces of tape on verso. A record of Leary's trips (one of which was guided by Dass) signed by two giants of the '60s psychedelic revolution, who were also longtime friends and collaborators in LSD research dating back to their days as Harvard professors. Rare thus.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Phoenix

      PHILOSPHICAL RESEARCH INC, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA 1968 - The Phoenix an illustrated review of Occultism and Philosophy by Manly Palmer Hall. Publisher: The Philosophical Research Society, Inc. in Los Angeles, California. 1968. Originally Published in 1931. This copy inscribed by the author; laid in is a printed notice with color portrait, announcing the memorial service in folio. 175 pages, frontisportrait, b/w illustrations.Many full page throughout. Navy textured boards, gilt vignetter and spine lettering, inscript. at front end leaf, illustrations. Memorial notice laid in. Light wear at extremities top page edges stained. Writings in the first page. No bookplate. Tight and clean binding. DATE PUBLISHED: 1968 EDITION: FIFTH ED 175 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Modern Opera Houses and Theatres (3 Volumes)

      New York: Benjamin Blom, 1968. Elephant folios in publisher's navy buckram lettered in gilt and blind on upper cover and gilt on spine; top edge blue. Volume 1; xvi; 60pp with 100 plates and 93 in-text illustrations; Volume 2; xvi, 54pp with 100 plates and 95 in-text illustrations; Volume 3; xvi, 122pp + 3 supplements in 170pp (A Treatise on Theatre Planning and Construction, Supplements on Stage Machinery, Theatre Fires and Protective Legislation, General Index with 20 plates and 860 in-text illustrations. Fine copies. Sachs was a British architect and engineer by formal education, but by his interest in theatre and working as a stagehand and fireman, he specialized in the prevention of theatre fires. He was the technical advisor to the London Royal Opera House from 1898 until his death in 1919. Originally published in the late 1890s.

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        Stand on Zanzibar

      Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York 1968 - Author's copy with his bookplate to pastedown. Also his handwritten and signed party invitation for the Publication "July 17th", on his home stationary tipped in to the ffe. "Publication is on the 17th of July + we,re having a small party to celebrate. How about coming up and having a bite to eat with us beforehand? Shall we say 6PM Sharp? Best John B.". A fantastic piece. Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel, 1969. Dystopian novel of Earth in 2010. Book Condition: Fine: Sharp tight copy, lightly tanned outer page edges. Author's printed name bookplate to front pastedown, and tipped in signed Invitation note to ffe. / DJ Condition: Very Good: Rubbing to the dust jacket extremities, a few small spots to the back cover, mild sunning to flap edges. Original $6.95 price unclipped. Mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        STAND ON ZANZIBAR

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1968.. Large octavo,cloth. First edition. "Mammoth attempt to picture the world as it may well be in the early twenty-first century -- overpopulated, over automated, and torn by riots and muggings. The pop sociologist Chad C. Mulligan comments wryly on it all, and he is the nearest thing to a hero in this densely peopled book. Primarily didactic in intent, it borrows surface bravura from John Dos Passos's social realist USA trilogy (1930-1936)." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 343. Winner of the 1969 Hugo award for best novel. 1968 Nebula nominee. Winner of the 1970 British Science Fiction Association Award for best novel and the French Prix Apollo. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-175. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2140-45. A fine copy in bright, very good or better dust jacket with light rubbing at spine ends and lower corner tips and some scuffing to black background ink on rear panel. (#131344)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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        1 ° Congresso Culturale Dell' Avana 4 - 11 gennaio 1968 Risoluzione e Interventi

      LIBRERIA FELTRINELLI, 1968. ITALIANO 0,19 Brossura dalla copertina semi rigida, varie le usure come dissolvenza diffusa più evidente al dorso, tracce d'uso, mende a punte e cuffie, tali da conferire al volume un complessivo discreto aspetto. Pagine e tagli bruniti, documenti del primo, leggendario congresso culturale dell' Avana, gennaio 1968, a cura di E. Desideri, traduzione dallo spagnolo di E. Todeschini e M. L. Opassi, volume n. 18 della collana. USATO

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        2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY

      New York: New American Library, 1968. First edition. A fine copy in a fine first state dust jacket. A brilliant sharp copy, almost as new. (14625). Octavo, boards. Novelization of the film screenplay by Clarke and Stanley Kubrick which was based in part on Clarke's short story "The Sentinel." Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-254. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2343-9.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        The Last Unicorn (SIGNED)

      New York: Viking Press, 1968. First Edition. INSCRIBED in year of publication "30 march 1968/Hoo-Ha! /Peter S. Beagle" with a drawing of a face inside the "P" of Peter. 8vo. 218 pp. Black cloth spine over blue paper covered boards in color printed dustjacket designed by Mel Williamson. book is in near fine condition (fading to upper page edges; minor wear to extremities) in very good dustjacket (wear to extremities, more so to spine ends & corners; slight fading to spine; narrow band of sunning & dampstaining to inside upper flap edges & down rear flap fold). A fantasy novel which follows the tale of a unicorn who believes she is the last of her kind in the world and undertakes a quest to discover what has happened to the other unicorns. In 1987, Locus ranked this book number five among the 33 "All-Time Best Fantasy Novels." It was made into an animated film in 1982 directed and produced by Rankin/Bass with a screenplay written by Beagle himself and with voice actors including Christopher Lee, Angela Lansbury, Alan Arkin, Jeff Bridges, and Mia Farrow.

      [Bookseller: Carpe Diem Fine Books]
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        La Lunigiana nei castelli – cartella.

      Carpena 1968 - 49 tavole di Gino Bellani (Ameglia, Arcola, Aulla, Avenza, Bagnone, Bibula, Calice, Castelnuovo Magra, Bastevoli, Castiglione del Terziere, Codiponte, Comano, Filattiera, Fosdinovo, Grondola, Groppoli, La Bastia, La Spezia, Lerici, Levanto, Licciana, Lusuolo, Madrignano, Malgrate, Massa, Montereggio, Monti, Montignoso, Mulazzo, Panicale, Podenzana,Pontebosio, Pontremoli, Portovenere, Rocca Sigillina, San Terenzo, Sarzanello,Suvero, Terrarossa, Trebiano, Tresana, Treschietto, Varese Ligure, Vernazza,Verrucola dei Bosi, Vezzano, Viano, Villafranca, Virgoletta), presentazione di Piero Raimondi, es. 55/315, le tavole sono state stampate in serigrafia da Sergio Castelli, ogni tavola è in una cartella con a fronte descrizione del soggetto rappresentato, folio.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Fiorentino]
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        Original pen and ink of 35th All Star Game, "Since they started choosing up sides back in 1933 there have been 34 of these things-and it stands, Americans 17 Nationals 16 and one tie."

      New York 1968 - Fine, large, original pen-and-ink cartoon drawing by Mullins, signed by him lower left. 1 vols. Image 17 x 13-1/2 inches aprox. Willard Mullin (September 14, 1902 - December 20, 1978) was an American sports cartoonist. He is most famous for his creation of these "Brooklyn Bum", the personification of the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team. He received the Reuben Award for 1954 for his work, as well as the National Cartoonist Society Sports Cartoon Award for each year from 1957 through 1962, and again in 1964 and 1965. Fine, large, original pen-and-ink cartoon drawing by Mullins, signed by him lower left. 1 vols. Image 17 x 13-1/2 inches aprox [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Numbers

      , 1968. 1968. INDIANA, Robert. Numbers. Containing 10 screenprints by Robert Indiana. By Robert Creeley. Illustrated with 10 screenprints. Large Folio, bound in original tan printed wrappers preserved in a new blue cloth box with red leather label. Stuttgart und Duesseldorf, Edition Domberger, 1968.The extremely rare large folio edition, which is not to be confused with the more commonly found 8vo edition. One of 250 copies signed by Indiana and Creeley. The text is both in English and German and accompanies the 10 celebrated color screenprints by Indiana.Indiana's bold series of numbers, spanning from one to nine and zero are simultaneously enriched and mellowed by the hand-made neutrality of Creeley's accompanying verses printed in black (English) and red (German) on thick brown paper. Complete sets of the large prints are now rare. In immaculate condition. Sheehan, Robert Indiana Prints 56. Castleman, A Century of Artists Books 211.

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        The Last Unicorn (SIGNED)

      New York: Viking Press, 1968. 1st. Hardcover. First Edition. INSCRIBED in year of publication "30 march 1968/Hoo-Ha! /Peter S. Beagle" with a drawing of a face inside the "P" of Peter. 8vo. 218 pp. Black cloth spine over blue paper covered boards in color printed dustjacket designed by Mel Williamson. book is in near fine condition (fading to upper page edges; minor wear to extremities) in very good dustjacket (wear to extremities, more so to spine ends & corners; slight fading to spine; narrow band of sunning & dampstaining to inside upper flap edges & down rear flap fold). A fantasy novel which follows the tale of a unicorn who believes she is the last of her kind in the world and undertakes a quest to discover what has happened to the other unicorns. In 1987, Locus ranked this book number five among the 33 "All-Time Best Fantasy Novels." It was made into an animated film in 1982 directed and produced by Rankin/Bass with a screenplay written by Beagle himself and with voice actors including Christopher Lee, Angela Lansbury, Alan Arkin, Jeff Bridges, and Mia Farrow.

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        Engraved in the wood. A collection of wood engravings by George Mackley with an appreciation by Ruari McLean and with a glimpse of the artist by Armida Maria-Theresa Colt

      London: Two-Horse Press, 1968. Edition limited to 300 copies (this, no. 245 of the regular edition), signed by Mackley, 4to, pp. [6], 7-17, [5]; wood-engraved text illustrations in red throughout; red printed paper wrappers. Accompanied by a portfolio of 68 wood engravings, one being in color, all fine and housed in a clamshell box. Designed and printed by Will and Sebastian Carter at the Rampant Lions Press.

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        Outer Dark

      Random House, 1968. Hardcover. Very Good. Not Ex-Library Copy.. Hardcover Edition With Dustjacket..Nice Copy. Text Unmarked..Not Ex-Library Copy...Dustjacket Is Not Clipped..No Remainder Mark..Not A Bookclub Edition..Stated First Edition, First Printing..Dustjacet Has One Scratch On The Front As Seen In Photo

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        Libro Maleta. 1 - Octavio Paz: Marcel Duchamp o el castillo de la pureza; 2 - Marcel Duchamp: Textos. traduccion de Tomas Segovia; 3 - Una reproduccion en lamina de claracil del Gran Vidrio; 4 - Tre laminas en color: Desnudo que desciende una escalera, La novia, El rey y la reyna rodeados de desnudos rapidos; 5 - Un sobre con nueve reproducciones; 6 - Un albun fotografico

      Ediciones Era, Mexico 1968 - Completo di tutte le parti e in ottimo stato di conservazione 62 con 4 tavv. f.t. in nero e 8 ill. a colori applicate sul foglio; 69 con ill. e tavv. in nero e altre parti descritte p. 315x215 mm cartella in tela edit. con cofanetto

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        OSM DNI.

      Praha [Prague]: Zari, 1968., 1968.. Very good. ASSOCIATION COPY OF THE CZECH POET'S CLASSIC WORK, PUBLISHED AS A SIGNED LIMITED EDITION AND ADDITIONALLY INSCRIBED BY SEIFERT TO THE ACTOR JIRI VOSKOVEC - Octavo, 9-1/2 inches high by 6-1/4 inches wide. Softcover, bound with a red silk cord in stiff printed creamy white wraps with the title and author's name stamped in black above the initials "TGM" [i.e. T.G. Masaryk] embossed in blind on the front cover. The covers are very slightly soiled. 28 pages plus the colophon, with poems printed in black and titled in red, illustrated with 4 plates printed in gray and black after drawings by Josef Capak. Near fine. <p>Limited edition of 300 numbered copies on handmade paper, signed & dated "28.X.68" by the author.<p>An association copy of this signed limited edition, additionally inscribed in Czech by Seifert to fellow Devetsil poet, the great Czech actor/writer Jiri Voskovec and dated "16.XI.68".<p>The typography is by Oldrich Hlavsa.<p>This publication of Seifert's classic work was inspired by the Prague Spring of 1968 and prepared by Rudolf Havel. In April of 1968, Seifert headed a committee formed by the Writer's Union to rehabilitate literary figures who were persecuted after the Communist takeover in 1948.<p>Jaroslav Seifert (1901-1986) was a leading member of the avant-garde in Czechoslovakia during the 1920's. He was one of the founders of the journal Devetsil. Seifert was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1984 "for his poetry which endowed with freshness, sensuality and rich inventiveness provides a liberating image of the indomitable spirit and versatility of man".<p>Seifert's cycle of poems, "Osm dni" [Eight Days], first published in 1937, expresses the mood of mourning following the death of the founder and first President of Czechoslovakia Thomas Garrigue Masaryk on September 14, 1937.<p>Jiri [George] Voskovec was born Jiri Wachsmann [1905-1981]. He was a much revered Czech actor and playwright. After World War 1 Voskovec appeared with Jan Werich [1905-1980] as one of a comic duo in the tradition of Laurel and Hardy. "Together with Jaroslav Jezek, the father of Czech jazz, they moulded dadaism, circus, jazz, Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and American vaudeville into a new art form. They created a new form of intellectual political musical." - [Josef Skvorecky: "All the Bright Young Men and Women"]. Having created a sensation with their "Vest Pocket Revue" in April 1927, V + W were invited to join the Devetsil theatre group in May. In 1929 they renamed the group "Liberated Theatre" ["Osvobozene Divadlo"] and they took over every element of the productions. During the 1930s the productions of V + W became increasingly anti-fascist and their "Liberated Theatre" was eventually forced to close in 1938. The following year they fled to the United States. After World War 2 Voskovec settled permanently in the U.S. and Werich returned to Czechoslovakia. Both actors went on to have long careers in film, Voskovec appearing in 72 movies and Werich in more than 50. Four of their stage works were made into films: "Powder and Gasoline" [1931], "Your Money or Your Life" [1932], "Heave-ho" [1934], and "The World Belongs to Us" [1937]. Voskovec is known for his role as Juror #11 in "12 Angry Men".

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        POESIA DEL SETTECENTO

      EINAUDI, TORINO 1968 - PARNASO ITALIANO, I MILLENNI ITALIANO Due volumi, n. 27 della collana, 8° parte del Parnaso, entrambi con coperta rigida in tutta tela con piatti color crema, dorso grigio con elegante cornice d'oro e bordeaux e con titoli e fregio sempre in oro, con velina, all'antiporta illustrazione a colori, pagine ottimamente conservate con numerose illustrazioni fuori testo, cofanetto rigido con piatti illustrati e con lievi segni del tempo

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        Offering flowers . . . The Aztecs had a Feast

      [Guildford, England], [Circle Press], [1968] - 3 color silkscreen broadside. 20 x 30 inches. One of 100 signed (by Tyson) , numbered and dated impressions.OCLC Number: 16952276[broadside statement, opening words] From the original Nahuatl texts recorded by Bernardino de Sahagun C16th, in the Florentine Codex, arranged by Jerome Rothenberg from translations by Arthur J.O. Anderson & Charles E. Dibble, & printed in J R's Technicians of the Sacred, Doubleday .Provenance: Peter Howard, Serendipity Books. Berkeley. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Dejiste Stávky.

      Praha 1968 - 4°, 31 (1) S., 2 Bll. in losen Bögen mit 4 ganzseitigen Orig.-Grafiken von Clara Istlerová, Orig.-Broschur mit Orig.-Schmuckschuber. Erste tschechische Ausgabe.- Eines von 35 nummerierten Exemplaren.- 58. Druck der Edice Speciálky F. Muziky.- Auf Titel eigenhändige Widmung des Autors in französischer Sprache an den schweizer Verleger Robert Altmann geschrieben mit verschiedener Farbe, auf Vorblatt ganzseitige Zeichnung des Autors.- In keiner Bibliothek über KVK nachweisbar.- Schuber geringfügig angeplatzt, sonst sehr schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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