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        The Moonshine War: A novel of suspense and comic realism

      Garden City:Doubleday , 1969. - F/F. 1st edition, 1st printing. Basis for the 1970 film starring Patrick McGoohan, Richard Widmark and Alan Alda. Book has owner bookplate on front fep. Jacket is price clipped. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        Heráldica e historiales del Ejercito (tomos 1 - 7) y Tratado de heráldica militar (1 tomo)

      Servicio Histórico Militar. 1969 Madrid. 28 cm. 8 vols. il. col. y n. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial ilustrada. Precede al tít.: Estado Mayor Central del Ejército. Tomos 1 - 7: Infantería. Heráldica. Historia militar. España. Servicio Histórico Militar . Cubierta deslucida. Lomo rozado. lomo roto en los tres primeros tomos . (=495113=) Depósito legal: M 3392 - 1969 Ver imagen

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        Hochzeit in Orgossolo. Oel auf Pavatex. Auf Rückseite voll signiert. Vorne links unten monogrammiert..

      1969 59 x 79 cm, Kleine Farbfehlstellen sonst tadell. Mythologisches Bild mit religiösen Anspielungen. Fries. Willy (1907 Wattwil (SG). +18.7.1980 Wattwil (SG). Maler. Zeichner und Grafiker. Wandbild. Glasfenster. Zeichnung. Holzschnitt und Illustration. Der im ländlichen Wattwil aufgewachsene Willy Fries bricht 1929 sein Studium der Kunst- und Literaturwissenschaft an der Universität Zürich auf Anraten von Heinrich Wölfflin zugunsten einer Laufbahn als freier Künstler ab. In Paris kurzzeitig an den Académies Scandinave und Grande Chaumière sowie in den Ateliers von Fernand Léger und Amédée Ozenfant. 1930-34 weitere Ausbildung an der Universität und der Akademie in Berlin sowie Anschluss an den Kreis der bekennenden Kirche um Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Studienreisen nach Italien. Frankreich. Holland und Flandern. 1935 zwingt ihn ein Skiunfall zum Verbleib in Wattwil. Dort entsteht mit dem Gemäldezyklus Die Passion (1936-1944. Köln-Marienburg. Garnisonskirche). der die Leidensgeschichte Christi in der damaligen Gegenwart und mit dem Toggenburg als Kulisse schildert. in den folgenden Jahren sein Schlüsselwerk. 1939 Heirat mit der Pfarrerstochter Dorothea Wieser und endgültige Niederlassung in Wattwil. Fries entwickelt sich zu einem vielbeschäftigten Künstler. der zahlreiche Fresken und Glasfenster für Kirchen. Spitäler und Gemeinschaftsräume vorwiegend in der Ostschweiz. aber auch in Berlin. Bonn und Seifhennersdorf entwirft. Mit der Passion und weiteren Gemäldezyklen wie Christ ist geboren (1944-49). einer Schilderung der Weihnachtsgeschichte vor den Ruinen der zerbombten Stadt München. findet er im Kontext zeitgenössischer religiöser Malerei in der Nachkriegszeit starke Beachtung und wird mit Einzelausstellungen in der Schweiz. in Deutschland und Frankreich geehrt. Die filmische Umsetzung der Passion in eigener Regie unter dem Titel Gib uns Frieden wird 1962 mit dem Anerkennungspreis der Interfilmtagung in Brüssel prämiert und von zahlreichen Fernsehstationen gesendet. 1964 Gesamtausstellung im Kunstmuseum St. Gallen. Auszeichnung mit dem Rembrandt-Preis in Salzburg 1970. Für seine Bemühungen um die Darstellung des Evangeliums in der Malerei wird er 1972 mit dem Doktor honoris causa der theologischen Fakultät der Universität Bern geehrt. 1977 Jubiläumsausstellung in den beiden Kirchen von Wattwil. Die vom Künstler in seinem Todesjahr gegründete Stiftung veranstaltet 1982 in St. Gallen sowie 1987 in Hamburg und Berlin Gedächtnisausstellungen. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Gemälde - nach 1945

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        I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

      New York: Random House, 1969. First edition of the author's critically acclaimed first book. Octavo, original first issue book, with the top edge stained red. Signed by the author "Joy! Maya Angelou" on the half title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing. An excellent example. "This testimony from a black sister marks the beginning of a new era in the minds and hearts of all black men and women... I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, liberates the reader into life simply because Maya Angelou confronts her own life with such a moving wonder, such a luminous dignity. I have no words for this achievement, but I know that not since the days of my childhood, when the people in books were more real than the people one saw every day, have I found myself so moved... Her portrait is a biblical study in life in the midst of death" (James Baldwin).

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        Archive of Nine Letters discussing Samuel R. Delany's work including Dhalgren

      N.p.: N.p., 1969. Archive of four typed letters signed from Samuel Delany and five carbon typescripts unsigned from Kirkpatrick Sale, dating from June 14, 1969 to October 25, 1969. The correspondence concerns a possible submission by Delany to be published in a forthcoming magazine started by Sale and Donald Barthelme and discuss Delany's work on both "Dhalgren" and "The Tides of Lust." Samuel Delany is one of the most influential and important of the New Wave science fiction writers of the 1960s and 70s. The author of over 20 novels, he has won four Nebula and two Hugo awards for his work, and was named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America in 2014. Delany's work touches on numerous themes rarely broached by the genre as a whole, including issues of identity, sexuality, gender, race, and class. Nominated for a Nebula in 1975, "Dhalgren" is generally considered his masterpiece, and one of the great science fiction works of the latter twentieth century. Experimental in structure, it recalls both James Joyce and Thomas Pynchon, and its popularity and influence have reached far beyond the genre. His papers are housed at the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University. Letters and other ephemera relating to Delany appear to be rare on the market. Kirkpatrick Sale graduated from Cornell University in 1958, where he was roommates with Richard Farina and befriended Thoms Pychon, whom he collaborated with on an unproduced science fiction musical called "Minstrel Island." Over the course of his career, he has worked as a journalist, activist, author, and independent scholar, where he is recognized as one of the leading neo-Luddites, anti-globalizationists, and secessionists. The archive begins with a letter from Delany, likely responding to Sale's solicitation for magazine content, by thanking Sale and, by proxy, Thomas Pynchon for their "enthusiasm" for one of Delany's books (presumably "Nova," published the previous year). He then asks Sale to "take a look at the novel I am working on, Prism, Mirror, Lens [underlined]." "Prism, Mirror, Lens" corresponds to the title of "Dhalgren's" opening section and this letter matches the timeline for the genesis of the novel, noted by Delany in several interviews as beginning in January of 1969. In any case, the brief description in the letter of the novel-in-progress is unmistakable: "In a burning city, all but evacuated, a young man is introduced to a variety of sexual / mythical / mystical experiences." In his reply to Delany, dated August 7, Sale (speaking editorially for both himself and Barthelme) notes they "admire your vision and where you seem to be headed" but that there isn't a section of the excerpt they can publish in the magazine as a stand alone piece. Sale then suggests reworking the latter section of the manuscript, where Kid enters the park, into something "dealing with the communal struggle" for the magazine, as "we are still high on your work." In the next letter, Delany mentions he has written a new piece for the magazine, a nonfiction work that is "essentially a description of communes in this country." In 1967, Delany lived in a commune on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and the nonfiction piece likely refers to his experiences there, and although this original article appears never to have been published, he would revisit that period in his 1979 full-length nonfiction book "Heavenly Breakfast." While the bulk of the remaining letters have to do with the proposed article, a September 29 letter from Sale mentions sending "the Equinox manuscript back to [Delany's agent] Henry Morrison" and that while "it doesn't really work for us... because the sex does not... [promote] happy sexual liberation and hang-up-free copulation," he thinks it would be a good fit for Ophelia Press (an imprint of Olympia Press). "Equinox," was one of two BDSM-themed pornographic novels Delany wrote concurrently with "Dhalgren." It was published in 1973 by Lancer Books under the title "The Tides of Lust." A new edition was published by RhinoEros in 1994 restoring the Delany's preferred, original title. It appears that Bathelme and Sale's magazine, which he identifies in the letters was to be called "X," never made it to publication. Barthelme, however, would go on to help found "Fiction" magazine in 1972, working out of the same W 11th Street address in New York City mentioned in the letters, and where Faith Sale, Kirkpatrick's wife, would serve as a member of the magazine's original editorial board. 8.5 x 11 inches, rectos only. Near Fine, with some chipping to the left edge of a few of the letters.

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        Signed 1969 Richard Lindner University Art Museum Serigraph

      1969 - "University Art Museum" by Richard Lindner, Signed Serigraph printed in 1969 from an edition size of 200. The overall is size of the Serigraph is 30.5 x 23.25 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: Exhibition poster for German-American painter Richard Lindner at the University Art Museum. Signed and Numbered out of 200 in Pencil. "The artistic universe of Richard Lindner is unique: he is highly genuine, he is full of urban energy, and he is driven by weird eroticism" [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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      New York: American Numismatic Society, 1969. Six volumes. Folio, Parts 1-3 in the original printed russet card covers, Parts 4-6 in the original printed russet boards. 239 fine plates depicting 8179 coins, accompanied by introductory and descriptive text. Fine. All six folio-format ANS SNG volumes, covering: Part 1, Etruria-Calabria; Part 2, Lucania; Part 3, Bruttium-Sicily I: Abacaenum-Eryx; Part 4, Sicily II: Galaria-Styella; Part 5, Sicily III: Syracuse-Siceliotes; Part 6, Palestine-South Arabia. Clain-Stefanelli 1917* (Parts 1-5). Daehn 1303. Kroh 13 (four stars): "This collection is one of the best in the world and both the scope and scholarship of these volumes are excellent.".

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        Poemas De Amor. Selección, Prólogo y Notas De Leopoldo De Luis. Con Dos Puntas Secas De Millares.

      Alfaguara - El Gallo En La Torre - Jaume Pla, Andorra 1969 - 161 pp. - 2 hojas y 2 láminas, más 4 láminas con una prueba de los grabados tirada en sanguina y otra con las planchas inutilizadas, todos grabados originales a la punta seca firmados a mano por el pintor. Todo en muy buen papel de hilo. Edición de 64 ejemplares, el nuestro de la tirada de 10 (nº5). Preciosa encuadernación firmada por Manuel Bueno en mosaico con pieles de distintos colores, y fileteada al oro. Guardas en seda enmarcadas en piel. Corte superior dorado. Regia caja de resguardo con acabados en piel. Size: 32,5 x 24,5 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Les éditions de minuit 1969 - - Les éditions de minuit, Paris 1969, 14,5x19,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires hors commerce numérotés sur B.F.K. de Rives, seuls grands papiers avec 642 autres B.F.K. de Rives. Précieux envoi autographe daté de Janvier 1970 et signé de Samuel Beckett à son ami le peintre Geer (Van Velde) et à sa femme Lise. Agréable exemplaire. « Que dire de ces plans qui glissent, ces contours qui vibrent, ces corps comme taillés dans la brume, ces équilibres qu'un rien doit rompre, qui se rompent, et se reforment à mesure qu'on regarde ? Comment parler de ces couleurs qui respirent, qui halètent ? de cette stase grouillante ? de ce monde sans poids, sans force, sans ombre ? Ici tout bouge, nage, fuit, revient, se défait, se refait. Tout cesse, sans cesse. On dirait l'insurrection des molécules, l'intérieur d'une pierre un millième de seconde avant qu'elle ne se désagrège. C'est ça la littérature. » (La peinture des van Velde ou Le Monde et le pantalon, in Cahiers d'Art n°11-12, Paris 1945) Beckett ne parle pas ici, malgré les apparences, de son œuvre littéraire mais de la peinture de Geer van Velde, ajoutant quelques lignes plus loin : « [Bram] van Velde peint l'étendue. G[eer] van Velde peint la succession. ». Cet éloge de la peinture des frères van Velde, publié à l'occasion de la double exposition des van Velde, Geer chez Maeght et Bram à la galerie Mai, est le premier texte d'importance sur ces peintres alors à peu près inconnus du public : « On ne fait que commencer à déconner sur les frères van Velde. J'ouvre la série. C'est un honneur. » Il est aussi le premier texte critique écrit directement en français par un jeune écrivain irlandais qui n'a encore jamais publié en France. Ainsi, le premier et plus important écrit sur l'art de Beckett, composé à l'aube de sa carrière littéraire, instaure, dès l'origine, une relation fondamentale entre son œuvre en gestation et la peinture de ses amis : « Aussi a-t-on souvent lu ce texte en creux, ou en miroir, comme une des rares désignations de la poétique (à venir) de Beckett par lui-même, une sorte de programme anamorphique d'écriture » (Un pantalon cousu de fil blanc : Beckett et l'épreuve critique par Pierre Vilar) Véritable déclaration d'intention du dramaturge, ce texte fondamental - dont Beckett confesse dès l'introduction la valeur introspective : « avec les mots on ne fait que se raconter » - inaugure la période créatrice la plus fructueuse de l'écrivain. En effet, à l'instar d'Apollinaire ou de Cendrars, Beckett puise dans les problématiques artistiques des frères van Velde le ferment de son écriture à venir par « la mise en cause la plus profonde des présupposés narratifs, figuratifs ou poétiques. » (Pascale Casanova in Beckett l'abstracteur). L'influence majeure de la peinture moderne sur la structure - ou déstructuration - narrative à l'œuvre dans le théâtre et les romans de Beckett sera révélée et analysée par de nombreux penseurs, dont Gilles Deleuze, Julia Kristeva ou Maurice Blanchot. C'est justement à partir de la peinture des van Velde, de Geer, puis de Bram, que Beckett formalise cette volonté de traduire la question picturale en dramaturgie. Ainsi refuse-t-il les décors de Nicolas de Staël pour En attendant Godot car : « Il faut que le décor sorte du texte, sans y ajouter. Quant à la commodité visuelle du spectateur, je la mets là où tu penses. Crois-tu vraiment qu'on puisse écouter devant un décor de Bram, ou voir autre chose que lui ? » (Lettre à Georges Duthuit, 1952) . Lorsqu'il rencontre Geer en 1937, « Beckett traverse une crise existentielle majeure, il vient de remodeler son premier roman Murphy, refusé par un grand nombre d'éditeurs, il sombre dans l'alcoolisme, quitte l'Irlande et s'installe définitivement à Paris » (Le pictural dans l'œuvre de Beckett, Lassaad Jamoussi). Il revient d'un long voyage artistique en Allemagne où il s'est imprégné d'œuvres classiques et d'art contemporain - c'est lors de ce voyage qu'il découvre les deux hommes c [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Machina Coelestis. Bd. I, II/1+II/2. [2 Bände in 3 Bänden].

      Zentralantiquariat der DDR Leipzig, 1969 - 463, 839, 446 S. Faksimile der Ausgabe 1673. Einleitung in deutscher Sprache. Mit Abb. und Tabellen. Guter Zustand la Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 Hardcover/ Pappband fest gebunden [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1969 Pablo Picasso Hommage A Rene Char Mourlot Lithograph

      1969 - "Hommage A Rene Char" by Pablo Picasso, Unsigned Lithograph printed in 1969 from an edition size of 3000. The overall is size of the Lithograph is 31 x 20 inches. The conditon of this piece has been graded as A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Here is some supplemental information about the Lithograph: Czwiklitzer #291Original lithographic poster by Picasso created for the Musee d'Art Moderne de Ceret, France in 1969. Engraved by Henri Deschamps and printed on the presses of Mourlot Atelier, Paris. . Edition of 3000. Plate signed.

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        The Aubrey/Maturin novels, complete in 20 volumes. ALL SIGNED. Master and Commander; Post Captain; H.M.S. Surprise; The Mauritius Command; Desolation Island; The Fortune of War; The Surgeon's Mate; The Ionian Mission; Treason's Harbour. . .

      Philadelphia, London, & New York: Lippincott, Collins and Stein and Day (1969-1999)., 1969. First editions. Master and Commander; Post Captain; H.M.S. Surprise; The Mauritius Command; Desolation Island; The Fortune of War; The Surgeon's Mate; The Ionian Mission; Treason's Harbor; The Far Side of the World; The Reverse of the Medal; The Letter of the Marque; The Thirteen-Gun Salute; The Nutmeg of Consolation; Clarrisa Oaks; The Wine-Dark Sea; The Commodore; The Yellow Admiral; The Hundred Days; Blue at the Mizzen. Master and Commander and H.M.S. Surprise are Lippincott first American editions; The Mauritius Command and Desolation Island are Stein and Day first American editions; the remaining 16 are Collins and Harper Collins first English editions. This set of books comprising the entire Aubrey/Maturin series, all signed, came from the collection of the late Richard Mattie. Mattie was decidedly the most resourceful and one of the most passionate collectors I have had the fortune of knowing in my 30+ years of book selling. Patrick O'Brian was the focal point in his large collection, and getting the books signed was an accomplishment of epic proportions. O'Brian was a noted recluse who lived in rural France and eschewed most public contact including even interviews. At the strong behest of his American publisher, O'Brian did make several trips to the United States in the mid to late 90s and did, at this time, sign copies of his later novels (Clarissa Oaks through Blue at the Mizzen). But at no time did he do a public signing for all of his large, significant opus. In April 1999 O'Brian did a "Patrick O'Brian Mediterranean Cruise" aboard the ultra-posh, exclusive Sea Cloud. Also aboard as speakers were Walter Cronkite and Bernard Cornwell. Mattie learned of this cruise and he and his wife went, along with his O'Brian collection. But getting the books signed took all of his resourcefulness. O'Brian gave one brief talk the first night out but that was his only public appearance. Mattie befriended O'Brian's personal secretary and publicist who was traveling with the author. He explained his plight and she told him that O'Brian strongly disliked signing books but she would see what she could do. She came back the next day and said that she could probably get him to sign three books a day and this, then, is what they did. Mattie left the cruise having gotten the entire set (plus several others) signed. Along with the O'Brians is Mattie's personal limited cruise-specific copy of Sea Cloud by Kurt Grobecker and Peter Neuman; signed by the Captain and Annemarie Victory (the owner) as well as by various other crew members and passengers. There are no auction records since 1995 for individual early titles in the series signed let alone for a entire set signed. This is almost certainly a singular offer with the most unimpeachable provenance. All of the books are near fine to fine in near fine to fine DJs. The Djs on Master and Commander, H.M.S Surprise and The Mauritius Command have very shallow edge wear and the one on The Far Side of the World has some spinal sunning. Each book is SIGNED on the title page with the author's printed name stricken through by O'Brian.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        Concetto spaziale

      Roma: Bucciarelli, , 1969. Quartini sciolti in cartelletta (loose as issued in original portfolio). Perfetto (Mint). Cartella della serie "Le pagine", contenente un'acquaforte originale di Lucio Fontana ("Concetto spaziale"), numerata e firmata dall'Artista (cm lastra 20,2 x 14,5 su fondino giallo) ed un testo di Leonardo Sinisgalli ("Diario"), con firma autografa dell'Autore. cm 50 x 35. Perfetto (Mint). Edizione originale di 50 esemplari numerati (n.27). Questa acquaforte di Fontana è probabilmente l'ultima sua opera su carta eseguita poco prima di morire. L'editore Bucciarelli chiarisce al colophon: "Questo omaggio alla memoria di Lucio Fontana esce nell'approssimarsi della prima ricorrenza della sua scomparsa in cinquanta copie numerate. La lastra da lui incisa e firmata nella primavera del 1968 doveva servire per una differente pubblicazione, ma lo scritto del suo amico Leonardo Sinisgalli ha suggerito all'editore di ricordare in questa maniera l'Artista e l'Amico" (Roma 28 maggio 1969). Scrive Sinisgalli nel "Diario" che accompagna l'opera: "Il buco è un'idea. Il buco è la non-poesia se si fa un buco nella poesia, è il vuoto se si fa un buco nel pieno, è il pieno se si fa un buco nel vuoto. Un buco nel vuoto è un'idiozia, ma è forse l'unica immagine dell'antimateria. Da un foro invisibile si può far passare l'universo. Da un piccolo foro si può svuotare tutto lo spazio."

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        The Double Suicide at Ten No Amijima [Double Suicide] (Original Japanese poster for the 1969 Japanese film)

      Tokyo: Kiyoshi Awazu, 1969. Original poster for the 1969 Japanese film. Designed by Kiyoshi Awazu. A hand made silkscreen print gifted from Awazu to noted film historian and iconoclast Amos Vogel, with a margin design significantly different from the trade edition of the poster issued by Awazu (also in small numbers). From Vogel's collection and offered as originally mounted by him for display in his home in Manhattan. Full provenance available. Awazu was a self taught artist and designer who during the postwar period took a leading role in Japanese graphic design. His sphere of activities in the art world since the late 1950s has included painting, sculpture, photography, film, theater, performance, music, literature, and architecture. Shinoda's film is a masterpiece of Japanese New Wave cinema, a brilliant modernist reworking of a famous 1720 bunraku (puppet theater) play written by Chikamatsu Monzaemon. Set in Osaka in the 18th century, the film centers on the doomed romance between Jihei (Kichiemon Nakamura), a down and out married paper merchant passionately in love with doe-eyed courtesan Koharu (Shima Iwashita), whom he cannot afford to buy out of servitude. Koharu has also fallen in love with Jihei, and begins turning away other patrons to be with him. Their love is further imperiled by Tahei (Hosei Komatsu), a rich, obnoxious merchant who flaunts his ability to buy Koharu's indenture. Suicide emerges as the only way for the two to be together. 21 x 32.5 inches, non-archivally mounted on foam board. Pulling from board at a couple of corners, and a few tiny edge chips and tears. Very Good plus overall. Shipping billed at cost. Criterion Collection 104.

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        Harry Jackson: Monograph - Catalogue

      New York: Kennedy Galleries. 1969. First. First edition. Full calf gilt. Fine in fine slipcase, and original cardboard shipping box. 98 pp., illustrated from photographs; 3 fold-out plates. One of 300 deluxe copies, Signed by Jackson, and with a Signed etching in a sleeve on the front pastedown. .

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        His Photographs and Notes.

      New York: An Aperture Monograph,, 1969. Afterword by Lincoln Kirstein. Square octavo. Original printed wrappers. Monochrome illustrations throughout. Joints a little rubbed, crease at top fore-corner of front and rear wrapper. A very good copy. First edition, first printing, of this "Special Museum of Modern Art Edition". Presentation copy from the photographer, inscribed at the head of the title page: "To Eva -- Let us be dedicated in not taking the past as proof against the future. Gene".

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        The Great White Hope (Original screenplay for the 1970 film, with four original still photographs)

      Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1969. Revised First Draft for the 1970 film. "Art" in holograph pencil on the front wrapper, and a few holograph notations in ink on page 2 noting various scene props, leads us to believe this belonged to a member of the film's art department, Dennis J. Parrish being the property master. Brief holograph notations in pencil and ink throughout. Laid in are several pages of revisions, beginning with page 137, and a notice "to all secretaries" to add said revisions, dated October 3, 1969. Also included are four vintage black-and-white single weight reference photographs from the film. Based on Sackler's 1968 Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award, and New York Drama Critics' Circle Award-winning play, a fictionalized account of the life of boxing champion Jack Johnson. James Earl Jones (his first starring role) and Jane Alexander (her first film credit and starring role) were both nominated for Oscars, reprising their lead roles from the Broadway production. Jack Johnson (1878-1946) boxed during heavy segregation in the American South, and rose to Heavyweight Champion of the World during the Jim Crow era. The white population was angered by Johnson's victories and his open relationships with white women, thus causing the United States Congress to pass a law in 1912 making it illegal to transport prizefight films across state lines, intending to curtail race riots. "The great white hope" is a reference to the boxer whom whites hoped would finally defeat Johnson. Shot on location in England, Arizona, and California. Blue studio wrappers, noted as REVISED FIRST DRAFT on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 196, dated May 12, 1969. Title page present, dated May 12, 1969, noted as REVISED FIRST DRAFT, with credits for screenwriter Howard Sackler. Script: 156 leaves, last leaf of text numbered 155, eye-rest green stock, mimeograph. Laid-in revisions dated October 3, 1969: 16 leaves (1 yellow "notice" page, 15 eye-rest green stock), mimeograph. Pages Near Fine, wrapper toned with light yapping, else Near Fine, bound with three gold brads. Revisions bound with paper clip. Film stills Near Fine.

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        Portraits of the Game & Wild Animals of SDouthern Africa

      Balkema, Cape Town 1969 - 196pp, ill. Reprint of Harris monumental colored plate book on South Africa's game. This is a very fine edition reproduced from the original of 1840/41 with a new intro by E Tabler, a zoological essay by R Liversidge and additional illustrations. The original plates are reproduced as two page fold outs and there are 26 of them. This edition was limited to ONLY 200 copies, specially bound in deluxe quarter leather. This is #54. In original vg+ dj. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Mots dans la Peinture. VERY FINE COPY/LUXURY COPY.

      Paris, Albert Skira Editeur, 1969 - Paris, Albert Skira Editeur, 1969. Vellum-backed paper-covered chemise (hardcover), 30 x 24 x 5,4 cms., 181, (5) pp. loose in quires with illustrations and tipped-in color plates printed on 'velin d'Arches', uncut. Copy from an edition of only 25 (apart from 2175 copies of the regular edition) 'reserves aux amis et collaborateurs des Editions Skira' including a double-page color etching and aquatint with relief by Matta, 26,7 x 34 cms., signed and numbered 'XI/XXV' in pencil in the lower left. numbered 'XI/XXV' in stamp in colophon. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Godfather

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1969 - "The Godfather" by Mario Puzo. First edition, first printing with the following first issue points: Copyright page states Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 69-11465 on the top, and printed by American Book-Stratford Press on the bottom, with no statements of additional impressions. Boards are white with a gold design on the front of a hand holding puppet strings, and gold lettering on a black cloth spine. Endpapers are brick-red. Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1969. Measures 5.5" x 8", 446 pages. With its original first printing dust jacket with the following first issue points: The front and back of the dust jacket have the same design, and lack any reviews. The front flap of the dust jacket has a price on the top, and 6903 on the bottom which indicates the book was published in March of 1969. The back flap has three reviews for The Dark Arena, and two reviews for The Fortunate Pilgrim. The dust jacket is in good plus condition. Creasing and rubbing to the flap folds, spine, and rear panel. Small chip to the bottom of the front hinge. The original price of $6.95 is present on the front flap. The book is in very good plus to near fine condition. The cream cloth boards are very well preserved with firm edges. The gilt titling on the spine is vibrant and clear. The textblock is clean, bright, and complete. The binding is sound. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory (F12-17) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE GODFATHER (1st printing)

      G.P. Putnam 's Sons, New York 1969 - G. P. Putnam's Sons. New York. 1969. 446 pages. First Edition, 1st printing. Original 1st issue DJ with $6.95 price intact and 6903 printed on the front flap. White boards with black cloth binding. Gold image embossed on front panel. Reddish orange endpapers. Putnam uses no later printings noted on copyright page to identify a 1st printing. There are no later printings noted. Book appears unread. Pages lay tight and clean. White cloth is bright with a couple of faint fingerprint marks. Corners are sharp. Only flaws keeping the book from grading fine are: a small discoloration to page edges near crown of backstrip. There are 2 instances on 4 consecutive pages where the edge of pages were manufactured with the flaw of partially uncut page edges. When the pages were separated, two chips occurred to one page and appears as excess on the mirroring page. Minor flaw but noted. A difficult DJ to find in attractive condition due to black color/edges and cheap paper used. Ths DJ shows a couple of very small chips along the edge and at 2 corner tips, Closed tear to rear of DJ. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Godfather

      G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1969 - 1969 G. P. Putnam's FIRST Edition stated second impression in VG+/G condition. With a **SIGNED** bookplate and small photo of Puzo laid in. The HB is unmarked within with just a bit of space in the spine. The outer boards have a bit of foxing and dirt. The DJ is not clipped with 6903 on the inside leaf. With tape ghosts on the inside flyleaves and wear and now repaired tears at the edges, corners and spine ends. **Brenbooks specializes in first edition books made into films. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Play It Again, Sam (Collection of 6 stills from the 1969 Broadway stage play)

      New York: Sabinson, 1969. Collection of 6 vintage black-and-white single weight still photographs from the 1969 Broadway play, written by and starring Woody Allen, as well as Allen's first production with a young Diane Keaton. Each photo with a mimeograph snipe on the verso crediting photographer Leo Stern and the Sabinson Agency, along with a credits blurb. "Play It Again, Sam" was the third play by Woody Allen to be staged on Broadway (following "From A to Z" in 1960 and "Don't Drink the Water" in 1966). It was also the first--and last--play in which he would star, choosing to permanently invest his persona in his own films. The play was notable too as the debut of Diane Keaton (featured in one of the photos here), who would reprise her role in the 1972 film version and go on to be Allen's most famous muse. The play opened at the Broadhurst Theatre on February 12, 1969, and ran for a healthy 453 performances, closing on March 14, 1970. About a year later, Bananas directed by and starring Allen, would be released, featuring the screen debut of Woody Allen's "Allan Felix" persona developed for this play, one whose variations would grace innumerable films for decades to come. 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm). Fine. Complete collation details available on request.

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        Tobacco its History Illustrated by the books, manuscripts and engravings in the library of George Arents, Jr. together with an introductory essay a glossary and bibliographic notes by ... Brooks

      New York: The Rosenbach Company (vols.I-V), New York Public Library (supplemental parts I-X), 1969. 7 volumes (volumes I-V, supplemental volumes I and II in 10 original parts), small folio. (13 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches). Five frontispieces (3 coloured, one of these folding), numerous plates and illustrations (a few coloured). Volumes I-V: original red cloth, dark red lettering-piece to spines; Supplemental volumes I and II: original red thick paper wrappers, lettering to backstrips and upper covers A fine complete set. Volumes I-V are limited to 300 numbered copies, this set is numbered 277. "The George Arents Collection on Tobacco, the product of over one hundred years of collecting by George Arents and a succession of curators, is a comprehensive collection on the history, literature, and lore of tobacco. Over the years, the collection has grown to include books and manuscripts in more than twenty languages. Although the collection is devoted to tobacco and includes almost every important work dealing with the subject, it also contains many historical, literary, and artistic works in which tobacco appears only incidentally. [Volumes I-IV was privately printed in New York between 1937 and 1943 in an edition of just 300 sets, and is the catalogue of the ]... the private library of George Arents and it represents the books [arranged by date of printing] that were in the collection before it was donated to The New York Public Library. In 1944, George Arents's collection was received by The New York Public Library where it became known as the George Arents Collection on Tobacco.... Volume 5, the Index by Anne M. Nill, was published in 1952. It was arranged in two sections: Author Index and Subject Index. The Author Index lists author's names and titles for those works that lacked an author. ... A published supplement was prepared by Arents Librarian Sarah Augusta Dickson and Curator Perry O'Neil to cover additions to the collection after 1942. It was printed from 1958-1969...." (NYPL website).

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        Lewis Carroll

      Alice in Wonderland 1969 Signed by Salvador Dali Only 2500 Copies NEAR FINE - This portfolio is in Near Fine condition. It is oversized, measuring 18.5 x 13.5 x 4. There are no signatures, bookplates, or markings of any kind in the portfolio. All 12 of Dali's original illustrations and etching are present, with none missing or removed. They are all in excellent condition. They are loose (as issued) and are housed within a double portfolio. The gilt lettering to the inner portfolio is bright and unrubbed. Both original bone clasps (often missing or damaged) are attached and in excellent condition. This is a limited edition and is one of only 2500 signed by Salvador Dali. A rare find complete with many beautiful illustrations. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Godfather

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1969 - First Edition, First Printing with NO indication of later printings on the copyright page. This copy is SIGNED by Mario Puzo on a tipped in signature. This sophisticated First Issue dustjacket is rich in color and has the $6.95 printed price present. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with a hint of wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy SIGNED by the author in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Change of Habit (Original screenplay for the 1969 film)

      Universal City, CA: Universal City Studios / Universal Pictures, 1969. First Draft script for the 1969 film. Michelle Gallagher (Moore), Irene Hawkins (McNair) and Barbara Bennett (Elliot) are three nuns who volunteer to go as nurses into a mixed-race neighborhood, without their customary garb. The clinic where they are sent is run by John Carpenter (Presley), a young doctor. As Dr. Carpenter sings to the ailing children, in a strange and symbolic parallel, Sister Michelle is transfixed both by a crucifix hanging on the wall. Elvis' last acting film credit. Shot on location at the Mayfield Senior School in Pasadena, California. Green studio wrappers, noted as FIRST DRAFT SCREENPLAY on the front wrapper, and production No. 00835 (marked through in red ink with "02032"), dated January 24, 1969. Title page present, undated, noted as First Draft Screenplay, with a credit for screenwriter Bercovici. 123 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 120. Mechanically reproduced on eye-rest green stock. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.

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        Chinese Art in Three-Dimensional Colour - 4 Bände mit je 44 View-Master-Scheiben, 1232 Stereoaufnahmen - Erste Ausgabe

      Gruber Foundation Incl, by The Asia Society, Inc 1969 - Orig. 4° grüne Lwdbde., Rückenvergoldung, orig. schwarze Pappschuber mit Leinenüberzug. Die Viewmaster-Scheiben befinden sich eingelegt in gesonderten Taschen in den Innendeckel. Das komplette Werk in einer sehr gepflegten Erhaltung. Ein Betrachter gehört nicht zum Umfang dieses Angebots. 1309 Seiten Die Bilder zeigen zahlreichen Kunstgegenstände aus vielen chinesischen Dynastien aus mehr als 4000 Jahren.Die Aufnahmen stellte der deutsche Erfinder des View-Master-Systems William B. Gruber her.Es wurden 1000 limitierte Exemplare dieser Edition gedruckt. Um das Projekt nach dem Tode ihres Mannes zu verwirklichen und zu vervollständigen, gründete die Witwe Norma Gruber "The Gruber Foundation in Portland) aus privatem Besitz. Es wurden nur einige Hundert Exemplare der 1000 gedruckten verkauft, unter den Käufern waren Nelson Rockefeller, König Adolf von Schweden und New Yorks Museum für Kunst. 5100 grams

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      New York: Random House, (1969). First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very close to Fine dustwrapper with just a touch of wear to the spine head. Preceded by the English edition. SIGNED by the author below his crossed-out name on the title page.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Aspen 7. British Box in 15 sections Spring-Summer (1969).

      New York: Roaring Fork Press., 1969. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Box 7 is the British issue, with works by Ossie Clark, Eduardo Paolozzi, Peter Blake, Ian Hamilton Finlay, John Furnival, David Hockney, as well as two flexi-disks - one has John Lennon playing Radio Play and the other contains Yoko Onoís Song for John. 14 items as issued (not as described on box). Box with die-cut colour cover design by Richard Smith. Box very slightly worn, contents fine.

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        Il giardino misterioso (Visione misteriosa, Il prato misterioso)

      , , 1969. Ottimo (Fine). Acquaforte e bulino. Tiratura: 60 es. su carta a mano + X es. su carta Giappone + alcune p.d.a. (alcuni es. colorati a mano dall'Artista). cm 24,5x34,7 (Foglio 50x60). . Ottimo (Fine). Tiratura: 60 + X + alcune p.d.a.

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        The Godfather

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1969 - First Edition, First Printing authentically SIGNED by Mario Puzo. A beautiful copy. This ORIGINAL First Issue dustjacket is vibrant in color with NO chips or tears with slight repair. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with a hint of wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A stunning copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED Puzo First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Fantastic Plastic Machine (Original title card maquette for the 1969 film)

      Beverly Hills, CA: Crown International Pictures, 1969. Original title card maquette hand lettered by Harold Adler for the 1969 film. Harold Adler was a calligrapher who created hand lettered titles on over 100 films, worked frequently with Alfred Hitchcock, and was a favorite of legendary title sequence designers Saul Bass and Pablo Ferro. In addition to "The Fantastic Plastic Machine" his credits include "Comanche!" (1956), "The Man with the Golden Arm" (1955), "The Seven Year Itch" (1955), "Carmen Jones" (1954), "Psycho" (1960), "The Birds" (1963), "In the Heat of the Night" (1967), and "Finian's Rainbow" (1969). In 2012, an exhibition of Adler's work was organized by noted typographer and design historian Jill Bell at the American Advertising Federation, Kansas City. A key early documentary on surfing, shot in California, Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji, and its intersection with the Summer of Love, and the youth culture surrounding it near the end of the 1960s. The Blum brothers' only film credit, narrated by Jay North ("Dennis the Menace"). 22 x 13.75 inches. Black ink on white card stock, with tissue paper overlay. Near Fine, with light toning to the card edges, tissue paper chipped at the edges. Holograph notations, including Adler's signature, to the tissue overlay and card.

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        String Quartet K387, K421, K428, K458, K464, K465, K499, K575, K589, K590, TEN STRING QUARTETS, Bound in 10 Volumes, with Slipcase

      New York City: The Robert Owen Lehman Foundation, 1969. Oblong format, facsimile manuscripts from the originals at the British Museum in London. Printed in the Netherlands by L. Van Leer and Company, printed on laid paper, with cloth covers in various colours, binding and hinges tight. 10-1/2" tall by 13-5/8" wide. NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKINGS. With the Slipcase in Good++ Condition [showing edge/corner wear], with the spine label intact.. Hard Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        Mappe von 5 Graphiken der Mailänder Schule: Giuseppe Banchieri, Giovanni Cappelli, Giancarlo Cazzaniga. Giuseppe Giannini, Ercole Pignatelli.

      Milano 1969 Die Mappe wurde herausgegeben für die Freunde von Walter & Loris Fontana, das Deckblatt hierzu von Yoshiko Noma. Ursprünglich enthielt die Mappe 6 Grafiken. Das Blatt von Giuseppe Ajmone ist leider nicht enthalten. Bildmaß der Darstellung jeweils ca. 19,5 x 27,5 cm ( mal im Hochformat - mal im Breitformat ). Jeweils auf Büttenpapier gedruckt, jeweils mit Nr. 8 von 99 aufgelegten Exemplaren nummeriert sowie rechts unten handschriftlich signiert. Von guter Erhaltung. Mit farbigem Doppelblatt als Deckblatt, Rückblatt hier mit Informationen zu dieser Edition in italienischer Sprache ) zusammen in einer Leinenmappe der Zeit, 4° ( 23 x 26 cm ). Die Mappe gering fleckig, die Graphiken meist von farbfrischer Erhaltung. ( Gewicht 550 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Giuseppe Banchieri, Giovanni Cappelli, Giancarlo Cazzaniga. Giuseppe Giannini, Ercole Pignatelli., Google, Grafik, Originalgraphik, nummeriert, signier, Pittura, Milano

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        Stop Messing About : Series One, Episode Six

      Np [BBC], N.P. [London] 1969 - 30 mimeographed pp., secured with pin to top left. Initialled 'J' to top right of title page, Sims' name underlined in red, a little bumping and age-toning, but a very good copy. First edition. JOAN SIMS' WORKING COPY, WITH HER UNDERLININGS, DELETIONS AND AMENDMENTS THROUGHOUT. The BBC radio show Round The Horne, one of the medium's finest, funniest and filthiest flowerings, came to an abrupt and tragic end after four series with the death of its star, Kenneth Horne, in February 1969. Prescribed an anticoagulant for a heart condition, Horne was persuaded by a faith healer to stop taking it. He died of heart failure while presenting an awards ceremony at the Dorchester. Without its star, Round The Horne could not continue. But the material for Series Five was already far advanced at the time of Horne's death, and it was recycled into Stop Messing About, a show featuring most of Round The Horne's surviving cast -- and Joan Sims, the Carry On stalwart who had already been cast as the replacement for the departing Betty Marsden. Stop Messing About ran for a respectable two series in 1969-70, but never really emerged from the shadow of its predecessor. Kenneth Williams, a supporting actor of genius, struggled to anchor the show. But even if Williams had been able to do a better job of leading from the front, the show was still Round The Horne without Kenneth Horne, a melancholy reminder of what radio had lost. This script is the working copy used by Sims to record the sixth episode of Stop Messing About, and is extensively marked up with her underlinings, deletions and amendments throughout. Unique and beautiful.

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      Tokyo 1969, Takeo Paper Co. Blue cloth chitsu,stitched brown. Washi paper covers,208 fine full-page handmade paper samples. designs by Shiko Munakata, 39.5 x 28 cm., fine copy, English. & Japanese text. FIRST & ONLY LIMITED EDITION OF 1000 COPIES. WITH 209 STUNNING JAPANESE HAND-MADE WASHI PAPER SAMPLES FIRST & ONLY LIMITED EDITION OF 1000 COPIES * A beautifully bound, and executed book, contains 69p. of Japanese text with a 14p. English essay: JAPANESE WAY TO MAKE PAPER BY HAND by Bunsho Jugaku, translated into English. The co-author was Yoshiten Takeo, who wrote the Japanese text. * A grand scale work, with a host of various and stunningly beautiful papers samples stitched in, all of which are full page size, most are deckle edge. The samples include colored, laid textured, heavy fiber, delicate lace, tissue, thick textured cover stock, indigo dyed, board, card, mosaic fiber, natural vegetal color dyed, multicolor fiber &c. Each sample is numbered and matches the English Japanese key, listing each of the 208 samples properly identified, with place made, name and use noted. * The large-size oblong album format makes this sample book a handsome record of many of the now extinct papers and paper-makers, truly a stunning set of superb examples. With English essay covering an historical survey, how they make paper by hand. Including the use of Cannabis sativia or hemp, [aka marijuana], Gampi, Torinoko Kappa, Tame-zuki, Nagashi-zuki, and other named paper examples. * In the finest of condition, in its original and a bit rubbed cardboard box with paper label. * Jugaku has been one of just a couple of scholars who have devoted their lives to the study, recording and collecting of paper samples in information about Japanese papermakers. Their books are superb, beautifully bound and most always issued in a small numbered edition, with loads of fine samples. * Color scans can be sent by email Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        Poetrie 5 bis 1. Zeitschrift für Poesiererei, Poemetrie, Poeterei und Poesie. Gesammelte Werke Band 15.

      Köln. London. Reykjavik. Edition Hansjörg Mayer. 1969. Auflage 1000 Exemplare. 23 x 17 cm. 220 S. OKarton mit überarbeiteter Gummimatte mit montierten Fotos als Manschette. Die Polaroids mit natürlichen Gebrauchspuren, der Mattenrücken etwas nachgedunkelt. Sonst sehr gutes Exemplar. Gesammlete Werke Band 15. Nummer 17 / 100 Exemplaren der bearbeiteten Vorzugsausgabe mit einem von Dieter Roth entworfenen Multiple. Als Umschlag für Band 15 der Gesammelten Werke entwarf Roth eine blau gestrichene, feste Gummimatte mit einer Fensteraussparung auf beiden Decken, mit zwei darin montierten Polaroid Farbfotos. Beide Fotos sind handschriftlich monogrammiert und datiert 70, die Vorderseite ist zusätzlich nummeriert 17/100. Die im Buch angegebene Auflage von 200 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe ist falsch, die maximale Auflage betrug 100. Band 15 der Gesammelten Werke ist eine Reproduktion der Bücher \"Poetrie Nr. 1\", \"32 tieferliegende Wolken für Hansjörg Mayer\", \"Poetrie Nr. 2\", Poetrie Nr. 3/4\" und \"Poesiererei Nr. 5 (Erstdruck). Selten. [Vgl. Dobke. Roth - Bücher + Editionen S. 192 mit Abbildungen]. Versand D: 2,00 EUR 20. Jahrhundert / 20th Century, Deutschland / Germany, Kunst, Editionen, Künstlerbücher, Multiples

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        THEM (signed 1st)

      Vanguard, New York 1969 - Vanguard Press. 1969. 8vo. 508 pages. VG+/VG. First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED by Joyce Carol Oates directly to title page without inscription. 1st issue Dj with $6.95 present as well as Robert Benyas photo and credit on rear as well as Barbara Bannon blurb on flap. DJ has $6.95 price on flap crossed out with a new price written in ink on the flap. Edges of DJ shows a few small chips, a closed tear and rubbing. Charcoal gray panels show most minor toning to edge. Yellow topstain. Mustard colored endpapers. Winner of the National Book Award and a landmark piece of an incredibly prolific author short-listed for the Nobel Prize in Literature. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Im Block - Ein Haftbericht - Widmung und Signatur "Alles Gute! W. Kempowski Pulheim, 11.3.82"

      Rowohlt, Hamburg 1969 - Erstausgabe, 1. - 4. Tausend. 313 S. Auf dem Titelblatt handschr. Widmung und Signatur "Alles Gute! W. Kempowski Pulheim, 11.3.82". Umschlag leicht bestoßen, Umschlagrückseite mit kleiner Knickspur, Einband sehr leicht lichtrandig, sauber, Schnitt kaum angebräunt, sauber, Seiten sehr leicht lichtrandig, ausgesprochen guter Zustand. Size: 8° [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Fanfarlo.

      - Nice, La Diane Française 1969. Grand in-4° broché, sous emboitage (dos de l'emboitage uniformement insolé). 12 lithographies en couleurs dont 10 H.T., toutes signées au crayon par Léonor FINI. Tirage limité à 165 exemplaires. Un des 120 sur grand vélin d'Arches. Une des plus belle illustration de l'Artiste. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Justine (Original title card maquette for the 1969 film)

      Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1969. Original title card maquette hand lettered by Harold Adler for the 1969 film. Based on the "Alexandria Quartet" by Lawrence Durrell. Harold Adler was a calligrapher who created hand lettered titles on over 100 films, worked frequently with Alfred Hitchcock, and was a favorite of legendary title sequence designers Saul Bass and Pablo Ferro. In addition to "Justine" his credits include "Comanche!" (1956), "The Man with the Golden Arm" (1955), "The Seven Year Itch" (1955), "Carmen Jones" (1954), "Psycho" (1960), "The Birds" (1963), "In the Heat of the Night" (1967), and "Finian's Rainbow" (1969). In 2012, an exhibition of Adler's work was organized by noted typographer and design historian Jill Bell at the American Advertising Federation, Kansas City. A young British schoolmaster and poet travels to Alexandria, where he meets Justine, the mysterious wife of a banker, whom he discovers is involved in a plot to arm the Jewish underground in Palestine. Shot, in part, on location in Tunisia. 17.25 x 11.5 inches. Black ink on white card stock, with tissue paper overlay. Near Fine, with light toning to the card edges. Holograph notations, one noting "original," to the tissue overlay and card.

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        Autograph Letter Signed, to Mrs. [William] Cowper [later Cowper-Temple].

      Ruskin lived semi-permanently at Winnington Hall in the 1860s: It was a school for girls and Ruskin taught various subjects including Bible, geology, art, and music. His correspondent was his intimate and confidante in the matter of his unfortunate and unrequited love for Rose La Touche. This letter to Mrs. Cowper (née Georgianna Tollemache) colorfully, vividly, and indulgently describes the energetic merrymaking of those girls who have not gone home for Christmas holiday. There are about 14 or 15 of them and on the wet day before that of the letter they played at noisy "hide & seek all day" in the enormous building: "The house has about three quarters of a mile of up and down corridors" and presently there are "seven or eight dozen empty rooms" because of the absent girls. As per our caption, he also writes in detail about teaching songs and dances to his charges. On a personal note, he will go and have dinner with the Cowpers on Monday, he promises. The text of the letter was published from the Cook and Wedderburn transcripts in the Bodleian Library (The Winnington Letters, ed. by Van Akin Burd, Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University, 1969; pp. 531-32). There are two small differences in the original that are not found in the printed version. Provenance: In the stock of Thomas H. Telford, an antiques and book dealer; sold in 1933 to Mrs. W.S. Bowen of Westfield, N.J.

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        Tributes to the President and Mrs Lyndon Baines Johnson in the Congress of the United States

      GPO, Washington, D.C. 1969 - First edition. 185 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. FINE ASSOCIATION. Inscribed on endpaper. "To Jane and Charles (Engelhard) with appreciation for your - - and help Lyndon B. Johnson." Blue printed wrappers. Fine in fine half blue morocco slipcase and chemise [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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