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        Mutter Gottes mit Jesuskind und Stern von Bethlehem. Originalradierung (Gugging 1968). Eines von 300 Exemplaren. 16 x 15,7 (Platte) 40 x 30 cm (Blatt).

      (Leverkusen, Bayer 1969).. . Seltenes Blatt aus der Mappe 'Psychopathologische Kunst' (Leo Navratil / Peter Pongratz, Blatt 9), zum Linzer Kongress 1969 von Bayer Leverkusen herausgegeben für die Teilnehmer. Nicht signiert, da die Patienten anonym bleiben mussten. Es gehört zu den ersten Radierungen, die Hauser hergestellt hat, und stammt aus seiner manischen Phase 1968 (Navratil, Hauser, München 1968, Abb. S. 170). Schönes Exemplar, nicht im Handel, Druck von Walter Fischer, Assistenz Peter Pongratz.

      [Bookseller: Georg Fritsch Antiquariat]
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        Correspondence related to nuclear physics

      Various places, 1969. Housed in two clamshell boxes, quarter morocco over cloth boards, spine with five raised bands, with "Lewis L. Strauss" and "Correspondence related to Nuclear Physics" stamped in gold. Fine. An archive of letters and documents on atomic energy and military research from the files of Lewis L. Strauss (1896-1974), Secretary to Herbert Hoover, 1917-1919; chairman, United States Atomic Energy Commission, 1946-1950, and 1953-1958; Secretary of Commerce, 1958-1959. He was a major figure in the development of nuclear energy and served under future President Hoover and Presidents Truman and Eisenhower. He was also directly involved in the investigation of Robert Oppenheimer, which resulted in the latter's loss of security clearance. Strauss began his career in American politics as Herbert Hoover's private secretary. The earliest letter in the collection, dated August 7, 1919, is from Hoover and reads in part, "My dear Strauss, Letters are poor expressions of one's feelings. If I could write a letter that conveyed the sense of affection I have and the appreciation I have, I would do it. You have given from slender means two years of voluntary service to the American people ... While you make the best private secretary that any public man has had during this war your abilities are too great to remain in that groove except during a period of national stress where every red blooded man must make sacrifice ..." During World War II Strauss served in the Navy, eventually attaining the rank of Rear Admiral. After the war he served as both a committee member of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and in 1953, was made Chairman of the AEC by Dwight D. Eisenhower. Among the many friends and colleagues that Strauss made during these years were the leading politicians and scientists involved in the development and administration of US nuclear energy-as is evident in his correspondence contained in this collection. Strauss's position placed him in contact with the leading physicists of the early years of nuclear research and his correspondence helps document the evolution of nuclear physics. A letter from Leo Szilard, May 27, 1938, provides information on experiments to kill the trichinae in pork at slaughterhouses via X-Ray dosages. In a letter dated July 17, 1939, Niels Bohr accepts a position to work on the Brasch-Lang generator. The archive includes important material relating to technical issues and early research, including the contributions of Ernest Lawrence, inventor of the cyclotron, in a series of autograph letters from the 1958 United States-Soviet Conference to Study the Methods of Detecting Violations of a Possible Agreement on Suspension of Nuclear Tests. In a very early, detailed memorandum to the Secretaries of War and the Navy of 1945, Harry Truman addresses U. S. government involvement in nuclear policy, and argues for rigorous government control of all fissionable materials and any patents issued on any processes for the production of fissionable materials. The archive includes valuable information on post-war military research with numerous documents relating to the various plans to reorganize U.S. military research in the aftermath of World War II. Highlights include Charles Wilson's final report of the Committee on Post- War Research signed by thirteen leading military, scientific and government figures and a letter by Robert Millikan discussing the interaction of scientists and government in post-war research. Material relating to Robert Oppenheimer's security clearance includes a draft memorandum by Eisenhower, with annotations by Eisenhower and Strauss, discussing allegations that Oppenheimer actively impeded the development of the hydrogen bomb, as well as letters on the Oppenheimer case by John Foster Dulles, Warren Burger and Eisenhower. The heart of the political material in the archive is the substantial group of over thirty letters from Eisenhower, with whom Strauss maintained a long friendship. The letters touch on a wide range of nuclear issues including peaceful uses of atomic energy and nuclear testing. There are three lengthy letters signed in full as President approving atomic energy agreements with Canada, Sweden and Thailand, which document early American efforts to influence and promote the use and development of atomic energy on an international scale. Eighteen letters to Strauss from John Foster Dulles, Eisenhower's Secretary of State, 1953-1959, cover virtually every aspect of nuclear diplomacy including the creation of the International Atomic Energy Agency, nuclear cooperation with Europe, nuclear testing, disarmament, and the development of nuclear weapons by European nations. The archive includes correspondence to Strauss as follows: Herbert Hoover: 1 ALS, 1 ms note Harry S Truman: 2 TLS Franklin D Roosevelt: 1 TLS John Foster Dulles: 18 TLS Dwight D Eisenhower: 35 TLS (some being Strauss's letter returned with DDE's initials) Lyndon Johnson: 1 carbon from LLS Niels Bohr: 6 TLS Margrethe Bohr: 1 TLS Leo Szliard: 1 TLS Charles Wilson: 1 TLS, with signature of Karl T. Compton Robert A. Millikan: 13 TLS, 2 Telegrams from LLS, 1 ALS Robert P. Patterson: 1 TLS James Forrestal: 2 TLS, 1 TLS from Robert P. Patterson for Forrestal William J. Brennan, Jr.: 1 TLS Ernest O. Lawrence: 3 ALS Warren Burger: 1 TLS John McGruder: 1 TLS Richard E. Byrd: 1 TLS Enrico Fermi: 1 TLS.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Encounter

      Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York, 1969, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, First Printing, SignedSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, 488 pages. Index. Lengthy inscription by author upon front free endpaper, signed September, 1970."Why the major religions - Christianity, Juadism, and Islam - are in crisis, and how they have failed modern man." - from dust jacket. Book clean and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket, now in Brodart cover, bears large tear to top of front panel and average wear. A very nice copy.

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        Horst Janssen: Ballhaus Jahnke. Radierungen

      (Ffm.), Insel, (1969). . Hard Cover. 117 S. Mit 48 Taf. Gr.-4to. OHLn. (Deckel mit geprägt. Goldpapier bezogen). Im schwarzen OPp.-Schuber. Mit einer farbigen ORIGINAL-BLEISTIFTZEICHNUNG (Selbstportrait, sign. 16.4.75) auf dem fliegend. Vorsatz (ca. 19 x 12cm). - Druck nach den Radierungen aus der Sammlung des Hamburger Kunstwissenschaftlers Carl Vogel. Mit der "Hamburger Rede" des Hrsg., Kommentaren u. Anmerkungen zu den Radierungen sowie Zeittafel zu Leben u. Werk des Künstlers. - Gutes, sauberes Exemplar

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Pabel]
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        You've Had It, Charlie Brown; a New Peanuts Book, by Charles M. Schulz

      New York, Holt, Rinehart And Winston, 1969, Paperback, First Edition0030818621 Fine copy in the original color-printed, stiff-card wrappers. Lightly toned spine only. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. ; 126 pages; Description: [126] p. (chiefly illus. ) 21 cm. Subjects: Schulz, Charles M. (Charles Monroe) 1922-2000. Charlie Brown - Fictional character.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Tales From the Ozone #1 and 2

      Ron Gibb Productions; The Print Mint, 1969, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust jacket, First Edition, Illustrated By: Carl Lundgren; Robert Crumb; Vaughn Bode; Gilbert Shelton; Larry GonickOriginal underground comics. $.50 cent cover price on #1. Includes: Carl Lundgren (cover); Robert Crumb; Gary Grimshaw; Vaughn Bode; A. Copley; Gilbert Shelton; Jerry Younkins; Renaud Facade; Larry Gonick; A. Kincaid; Thomas Waldo Buck; Dave Sheridan. Issue #1 is the first (and only) printing. According to Kennedy with #2 there is no way to distinguish the 1st from later printings. NM-M condition. Bright and sharp. File copy quality. #1 shows binding/printing quirk leaving narrow 1/8" blank strip at the foot of the cover. Issues has been boxed, stored flat and kept in a dark, dry closet for decades. Pages show faint toning. Very small creases near staples. Staples bright, no corrosion. See my other listing for more high grade undergrounds. Illustrator: Carl Lundgren; Robert Crumb; Vaughn Bode; Gilbert Shelton; Larry Gonick. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 019101.

      [Bookseller: Hang Fire Books]
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      Les éditions de minuit 1969 - - Les éditions de minuit, Paris 1969, 14,5x19,5cm, broché. - Edition originale imprimée à 742 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin cuve B.F.K. de Rives, le nôtre un des 100 exemplaires hors commerce. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Ludovic (Janvier). Dos et premier plat très légèrement insolés en tête sans gravité. - [Automatic english translation: ] first edition to 742 numbered copies printed on vellum BFK Rives tank, ours one of the 100 copies not for sale.Signed autograph of the author Ludovic (January).Back slightly insolated without gravity. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Murder in Mount Holly.

      London, Alan Ross, 1969 - Small octavo. Original red boards, titles to spine in gold. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in the minimally tanned dust jacket with a single, tiny nick. First Edition, First Impression. By a margin the author's scarcest novel. A thriller published in very small numbers by a publisher with whom Theroux had never previously worked and would never work thereafter. Of the small handful of copies we have seen this is one of just two which had escaped institutional libraries. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        10 Lithographien zu Anatevka. Vorwort: Manfred Vogel

      Europa Vlg. [1969], Wien - g.e. Folio Oln.-Mappe i.OSchuber de Kunst signiert alle 10 Originallithographien v. Künstler handsigniert [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Der Buchfreund]
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        Ms. Brief mit eigenh. U.

      London, 29. VII. 1969. - 1 S. 4to. Mit ms. adr. Kuvert. An die Lektorin und Übersetzerin Elfriede Wagner, der er bei der Suche nach einer Stelle als Lektorin behilflich war: "[.] Ich bin erst im Herbst wieder in Deutschland und werde dann natürlich die Augen offenhalten, vielleicht begegne ich jemandem dem ich von Ihnen erzählen könnte. Glückliche Zufälle gibt es immer. Ich möchte nur nicht, dass sie sicher mit einem Erfolg rechnen. Es wäre das eine unverantwortliche Irreführung; vorläufig ist mir noch niemand eingefallen, an den ich mich in dieser Sache wenden könnte. Aber das wird sich wohl ändern, wenn ich ein wenig Zeit zum Nachdenken habe. Ihr Lektoratsbericht über die 'Blendung' ist sehr eindrucksvoll und an ihm lag es bestimmt nicht, dass ich nicht bei Desch herauskam; allerdings war das dann doch ein Glück für mich, denn Hanser ist der richtige Verlag; ihm danke ich es, dass ich in Deutschland endlich gelesen werde [.]".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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      (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Laurence Scott. 1969). First. First edition. Tall broadside. 9" x 18.5". Slight toning else fine. One of 50 numbered copies Signed by both the author and the illustrator, Lawrence Scott. Printed on heavier paper and stamped "Veritable Papier d'Arches." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        La Cedille qui Sourit. Eine Ausstellung in drei Teilen - I: Vorspiel zum Cedille - II: La Cedille qui Sourit - III: Das ständige Geschehen - Was das Cedille sein wird. Städtisches Museum Mönchengladbach, 18. Juni - 27. Juli 1969.

      Städtisches Museum., Mönchengladbach. 1969 - Auflage 440 Exemplare. Mönchengladbach. Städtisches Museum. 1969. 21 x 16 cm. 16 einzelne Karten, 2 Doppelseiten, 1 Heft mit 24 unpaginierten S., eines mit 8 S., ein illustriertes mit 16 S., 1 Karte mit 5 Abrissblättern. OPapp-Schachtel. Eine Kante der Box eingerissen, Seitenstege etwas gedellt und nachgedunkelt. Gutes Exemplar. Die eingelegten Textkarten im oberen linken Drittel mit Eckausschnitt, darin eingelegt eine original Streichholzschachtel der Marke "Haushaltsware", in deren Design auch die Schachtel gehalten ist. Die Streichholzbox enthält anstelle der Streichhölzer 4 Metall-Schraubenhaken. Nummer 190 von 440 nummerierten Exemplaren. Selten. Eine Kante der Box eingerissen, Seitenstege etwas gedellt und nachgedunkelt. Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Querido - Frank Hermann]
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        Letter to William Burroughs from Terry Southern (One page typescript letter)

      N.p.: N.p., 1969. Single page, carbon typescript (the original letter presumably sent to Burroughs, this copy from Southern's estate), single spaced, with several typeovers. A friendly, sassy letter to Burroughs, beginning with an expression of Southern's great anticipation of a visit from Burroughs: "Buzz along the rialto has it that a certain grand guy W.S. Burroughs may be jetting Appleward anon. I certainly hope so, and hasten to assure that your quarters are being maintained in a state of round-the-clock readiness--with the E-meter fully serviced, tuned to needle-point precision, and porno flicks dusted and ready to roll! Meanwhile, I trust this finds you in top form and fettle, grooving there in Old Smoke." The letter goes on to speak extensively of Ed Koch's recent election win, focusing on what would appear to be a dense philosophical obsession TS has with the politician. Office stock, rectos only, 8.5 x 11 inches. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        THE AGE OF THE PUSSYFOOT [novel]. TYPED MANUSCRIPT (TMs). Circa 192 leaves, ribbon copy.

      - The original typed manuscript of this novel, with heavy corrections and revisions in Pohl's hand, used as the setting copy, with editorial markings and printer's directions as well. Published by Trident Press in 1969. "Five centuries from now a contemporary hero stumbles over new social changes." - Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 162. The novel was a 1966 Nebula nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 3-594. In excellent condition overall. An important Pohl manuscript. (#118095)

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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      Herbert Jenkins 1969 - A fine copy with one small defective area on page 31 at top of page otherwise mint and a wrapper that has no fade to spine but some bubbling of the lamination along the spine folds, not enough to downgrade from fine but would otherwise be mint [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        Horst Janssen: Ballhaus Jahnke. Radierungen.

      (Ffm) Insel () 1969 - 117 S. Mit 48 Taf. Gr.-4to. OHLn. (Deckel mit geprägt. Goldpapier bezogen). Im schwarzen OPp.-Schuber. Mit einer farbigen ORIGINAL-BLEISTIFTZEICHNUNG (Selbstportrait, sign. 16.4.75) auf dem fliegend. Vorsatz (ca. 19 x 12cm). - Druck nach den Radierungen aus der Sammlung des Hamburger Kunstwissenschaftlers Carl Vogel. Mit der "Hamburger Rede" des Hrsg., Kommentaren u. Anmerkungen zu den Radierungen sowie Zeittafel zu Leben u. Werk des Künstlers. - Gutes, sauberes Exemplar [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Pabel, Antiquariat Reinhold]
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        WAR IS OVER

      Self-published. 1969. An original promotional 'WAR IS OVER' flyer. Measuring 15.25cm x 21cm (6 inches x 8.2 inches) INSCRIBED by John Lennon and signed by Yoko Ono in light red coloured pencil. John Lennon inscribes ?"Love from John Lennon?" and Yoko signs ?"Yoko Ono Lennon?". The flyer is in excellent condition with only light rubbing and a couple of tiny pin holes to the top centre. A scarce flyer, rare inscribed. Provenance: The autographs were obtained on December 22nd 1969 during a private meeting aboard a train at the Canadian National Railway station with LeDain commissioner's Dr. Heinz Lehmann and Ian Campbell. The LeDain commission was set up by the Canadian government to look into the use of drugs. The autographs come with a detailed letter from the recipient who was gifted the autograph by Dr. Heinz Lehmann. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        El Entierro del Conde de Orgaz

      1969. PICASSO, Pablo. El Entierro del Conde de Orgaz. Three volumes. [12], XI, [1], 69, [7] pp. Illustrated with one signed engraving and 12 etchings by Picasso, and a preface by Rafael Alberti. Folio, 370 x 470 mm, bound loose as issued in the original wrappers and vellum-covered slipcase. The whole preserved in a cloth folding box. Barcelona: Gustavo Gili and Ediciones de la Cometa, 1969. |~||~||~||~||~| A truly monumental Picasso book in which Picasso illustrates his own poetry based upon his life and youth in Andalucia. The title bears reference to the famous painting by El Greco, an artist very much admired by Picasso. Picasso began this poem in 1957 during a period of renewed interest in his Spanish heritage. Included in the work is a facsimile of Picasso's original manuscript of the poem (written in coloured pencils). To illustrate his autobiographical poetry, the artist selected an engraving from 1939 and etchings finished between 1966 and 1967. Printed and published by the prestigious publishing house Gustavo Gili of Barcelona, with a prologue-poem by Rafael Alberti, El Entierro del Conde de Orgaz includes thirteen Picasso etchings of exotic scenes, circus scenes, allegorical images infused with eroticism, all echoing the artist's Spanish homeland. One of an edition of 263 copies on Romani wove. It is notable that the present publication was the subject of a single exhibition at the Fundacion Picasso ("Pablo Ruiz Picasso: El Entierro del Conde de Orgaz," May, 2004). Goeppert 146. Bloch 1465-1477. Johnson, Artists' Books in the Modern Era 1870-2000, No. 92.

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      Vermont and Tokyo: Sophia University, 1969. Copyright date 1969, first printing 1969. Soon to Be Made into a Major Motion Picture. ?Tokyo/Rutland. 1969. Sophia University/Tuttle. 1st American Printing. Very Good In Dustjacket W/Some Tears & Wear. hardcover. Translated from the Japanese by William Johnston. keywords: Literature Translated Japan Asia. inventory # 6563. FROM THE PUBLISHER - SILENCE , is a 1966 novel of historical fiction by Japanese author Shusaku Endo. It is the story of a Jesuit missionary sent to seventeenth century Japan, who endured persecution in the time of Kakure Kirishitan (?Hidden Christians?) that followed the defeat of the Shimabara Rebellion. The recipient of the 1966 Tanizaki Prize, it has been called ?Endo?s supreme achievement? and ?one of the twentieth century?s finest novels?. Written partly in the form of a letter by its central character, the theme of a silent God who accompanies a believer in adversity was greatly influenced by the Catholic Endo's experience of religious discrimination in Japan, racism in France and debilitating tuberculosis. Shusaku Endo was a renowned 20th century Japanese author who wrote from the unusual perspective of being both Japanese and Catholic. (The population of Christians in Japan is less than 1%.) Together with Junnosuke Yoshiyuki, Shotaro Yasuoka, Junzo Shono, Hiroyuki Agawa, Ayako Sono, and Shumon Miura, Endo is categorized as one of the ?Third Generation,? the third major group of writers who appeared after the Second World War. His books reflect many of his childhood experiences. These include the stigma of being an outsider, the experience of being a foreigner, the life of a hospital patient, and the struggle with tuberculosis. However, his books mainly deal with the moral fabric of life. His Catholic faith can be seen at some level in all of his books, and it is often a central feature. ? Very Good In Dustjacket W/Some light crease and edge wear, Dust jacket now in a clear cover. A solid rare and collectible book.. 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Memoires.

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        Forty Years On. (Scarce Casebound Edition)

      Faber and Faber 1969 - The First UK printing published by Faber in 1969 - The casebound edition of the Author's early Play.The BOOK is in Near Fine condition with a little rubbing at the spine tips and corners.The Wrapper is complete and is in VERY GOOD++ or better condition.Minor edge wear in places which is more pronounced at the upper spine tip where there is about 3mm of rubbing.Very scarce to find as the casebound edition.Collectible. ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SIGNED WOODSTOCK PROGRAM with Three Unpublished Photographs. Three Days of Peace and Music, Woodstock Music and Art Fair

      Woodstock. August 1969. An original 1969 Woodstock program, Signed by Jimi Hendrix on his biography page and including three original and unpublished photographs, one showing Jimi with this program in hand. The program is in very good condition. The Hendrix page was removed by the recipient shortly after signing, ?"embellished?" with newspaper cuttings and framed. The page has now been removed from the frame and is laid back into the program. The three original photographs show Jimi sitting in his car with this program, driving off in the car, and a view of Woodstock. All three photos have a little chipping, scuffing and short closed tears, and one (view of Woodstock) with the corner torn off. Hendrix was the headlining act of the festival and was booked to take the stage at midnight on Sunday August 17th playing to the half a million or so people that covered the hillside. However, due to massive overruns it wasn't until 9am the following morning that Hendrix finally got on stage by which point only 35,000 or so people remained. An exceptional item bringing together the world's greatest guitarist at the world's most famous music festival where, arguably, he played his greatest gig. With cast iron provenance, original photographs and a statement from the recipient. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep

      Rapp and Whiting, UK 1969 - London, Rapp & Whiting, 1968. First edition in hardback and first impression. Green cloth. Fine book in near fine jacket. Slight offsetting to endpapers. Jacket is near fine with some areas of rubbing to the blue, and a 3mm closed tear to the top edge with corresponding spine. Not price-clipped. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

      Rapp & Whiting, 1969. First British Edition (first printing). A novel by the acclaimed author of THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE and TIME OUT OF JOINT, the story of a future "bounty hunter" assigned to find and destroy androids. Basis for the film, BLADE RUNNER. Fine/Near Fine -- slight rubbing at the dust jacket extremities and a tiny bit of crimping at the foot of the dust jacket spine. A clean copy.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        The Encounter

      Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York 1969 - Signed 488 pages. Index. Lengthy inscription by author upon front free endpaper, signed September, 1970. "Why the major religions - Christianity, Juadism, and Islam - are in crisis, and how they have failed modern man." - from dust jacket. Book clean and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket, now in Brodart cover, bears large tear to top of front panel and average wear. A very nice copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Ink Truck

      The Dial Press, New York 1969 - 278 pages. First edition, first printing. Signed by Kennedy on the title page. His first book. Dust jacket design by Tuba Studio. Fine book in a fine dust jacket. A beautiful copy! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fireproof Books]
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        Arno Balsamo Fino

      Firenze: Edizioni Cantini Club D'Arte, 1969. Edizione originale di esemplari 120 + X. quartini sciolti in custodia in tela (loose as issued in original cloth slip-case). Ottimo (Fine). 4to. Poesia in prosa e versi di Franco Simongini con 5 acqueforti originali, su fogli sciolti, di Giacomo Porzano numerate e firmate a matita dall'Artista (cm 22x14,5 circa). Nota di Carlo Betocchi. Esemplare n. 22

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        The Godfather

      G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1969. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1969. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1969 with no additional printings. White cloth boards with black spine. First issue jacket priced at $6.95 and dated 6903. Book Condition: Very Good+, tight spine, clean pages. Spots on the boards and head of the text block. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, short tears. Surface tear at the spine. Wrapped in a new mylar cover.

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        Présentation critique d'Hortense Flexner suivie d'un choix de poèmes

      Original, one of 40 numbered copies on pure yarn Edition print head. Nice copy. Gallimard Paris 1969 18x21cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Cher Antoine ou l'amour raté

      Original, one of 17 numbered copies on Japan Edition, print head. Back and slightly flat and marginally passed without gravity, some witnesses partially passed, otherwise nice copy wide-margined. Rare. La table ronde Paris 1969 19,5x20,5cm broché

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      Original edition to 742 numbered copies printed on vellum BFK Rives tank, ours one of the 100 copies not for sale.Signed autograph of the author Ludovic (January).Back slightly insolated without gravity. Les éditions de minuit Paris 1969 14,5x19,5cm broché

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        Ma part de vérité

      Original edition for which he was not drawn large papers. Signed autograph of the author Mr. Morlin. Dos wrinkled like generally small traces of marginal folds heads and feet flat. Fayard Paris 1969 14,5x21,5cm broché

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        Fendre les flots

      First edition, one of the copies of the press service. Precious autograph signed by the author Jean Dubuffet and his wife Lili. Nice copy. Gallimard Paris 1969 12x19cm broché

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        Good Luck in Cracked Italian

      New York and Cleveland: World Publishing Company. (1969). First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by Hugo to Kenneth Hanson, the dedicatee of his first book, A Run of Jacks: "For K.O. amore compre, Dick." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      London: Michael Joseph. 1969. First edition, first printing. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent better than very good copy, a little bumped to the spine tips, the contents clean and bright. Complete with the very good rubbed and ever so slightly nicked dustwrapper. Not price-clipped. This collection was later reprinted as ?"Tales of the Unexpected?" to coincide with the Anglia Television Series. Inscribed by Roald Dahl in blue ink on the front free endpaper, ?"To Paul / with luck and lots of good wishes from Roald?" underneath which Dahl?'s wife has inscribed ?"+ Patricia Neal Dahl (me too!!!)?".

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        Druckgrafik 70. Kalender

      Gräfeling, H. Mos 1969.. Imp.-Fol. (81 x 54 cm.). Tit., 12 eh. signierte Orig.-Graphiken und 12 Kalenderblätter. Schraubenheftung auf beschichteter Preßspanplatte. Eines von 200 num. Exemplaren. Mit Orig.-Graphiken von Wander Bertoni (Raumfigur. Zink.Lithogr.); Erich [Arik] Brauer (Wer in die Wüste geht. Radierung); Georg Eisler (Phoenix-Club. Aquatinta/Radierung); Ernst Fuchs (Dalilah. Serigraphie); Albert Paris Gütersloh (Dichtung und Malerei. Folien-Lithographie); Rudolf Hoflehner (Trabant. Serigraphie); Alfred Hrdlicka (In Wedding ist gut Petting. Mezzotinta/Kaltnadel); Peter Pongratz (What happened to the underground. Radierung); Arnulf Rainer (Projekt Herrenhelm. Folien-Lithographie); Erwin Reiter (Englischer Keimling. Serigraphie); Rudolf Schonwald (Nur Böses! Holzschnitt); Fritz Wotruba (Zwei stehende Figuren. Lithpgraphie);

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        Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

      New York: Windmill Books; Simon and Schuster, , 1969. Quarto. Original green cloth boards, titles to spine black, plain endpapers. With the dust jacket. Colour illustrations throughout by the author. Spine lightly faded in the dust jacket with mild toning to edges, light chipping to lower end of spine, light soiling to edges, lower corner of front flapped clipped, a very good copy. First edition, first printing. Winner of the 1970 Caldecott Medal.

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      New York: Windmill Books, Inc. / Simon & Schuster. 1969. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in boards. Stain at rear panel. Minor toning and edgewear. Weak staining to front panel. Stated First Printing. Scarce First Printing of this Caldecott Award winner. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

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        Bullet Park

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, , 1969. Octavo. Original red-brown cloth, titles to spine and front board in silver, publisher's device to rear board blind, fore edge untrimmed, red and yellow endbands. With the dust jacket. Spine gently rolled. An excellent copy in the clean dust jacket. First edition, first printing. Presentation inscription to the front free endpaper: "To Lee Milazzo, with my cordial regards John Cheever November 1979". With the publisher's compliment slip and a promotional photograph of the author laid in.

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        A SIGNIFICANT PHOTOGRAPH INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH. A most famous photograph of this important gathering of Russian artists, each of whom contributed to the play "The Bedbug", inscribed and signed by the great modern Russian composer

      Moscow, 1969.. 1969.. Very good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY SHOSTAKOVICH - sc A 6-1/2 inch high by 9-1/4 inch wide black & white gelatin silver photograph distributed by the photographic agency of H. Roger Viollet, with their stamp on the verso. This famous image from September 19, 1929, depicts the young bespectacled Shostakovich seated at the piano holding up a sheet of the music for the Bedbug so that Meyerhold, the director of the play who is seated next to the composer with a cigarette in hand, can look at the page. Standing behind the two, a cigarette dangling from his mouth, is the poet and author of the play Vladimir Mayakovsky with the great painter and photographer Alexander Rodchenko who designed the sets for the production, standing at the viewer's right. Shostakovich has inscribed the photograph at the top left in Russian with words equivalent to "Best Wishes". The inscription and signature, penned in blue ink, is signed "D. Shostakovich" and dated "25 I 1969 Mokba". The photographic agent's credits, stamped on the verso, state "H.Roger Viollet / 6, Rue de Seine, Paris - 6e / Tel. ODE. 81-10 / Attention Obligatoire / Collection Viollet". This particular signed photograph is from the collection of the autograph collector and scholar Ray Rawlins, who wrote numerous books on the subject, with his discreet oval collector's mark stamped at the bottom right of the verso, illustrated with a device of an arm holding an arrow and the words "Rawlins Collection: Historical Docs and ALS". The photo is further annotated in pencil on the verso: "RV 40877 / Theatre Meyerhold / le compositeur, Chostakovitch / qui a compose la musique de la Punaise / assis a ses cote Meyerhold / debout de gauche a droite: / le poete Maiakisky, auteur de la Punaise / et l'artiste Rodchenko qui s'occupe des decors pour 'la Punaise'." There are light brownish diagonal stains to the lower left of the verso with some minor creasing. The photograph is mounted into a mat with document tape from the top corners of the verso. The image itself has but some light spotting to the image and minor soiling to the left edge, likely due to the overlap of the mat. There is some very minor fading and some very few spots most likely the result of the developing process. A rare and very significant signed photograph.Provenance: From the collection of Ray Rawlins, author of "The Stein and Day Book of World Autographs". Along with Meyerhold, Mayakovsky and Rodchenko, Shostakovich embraced the Soviet Revolution which, by its nature, seemed to promise to liberate the arts from the constraints of staid conservative tradition. And though the promise seemed to hold true at first, allowing great creativity and experimentation, the artists were to find themselves criticized by those in power with little tolerance for those whose work even hinted at opposition. Shostakovich found himself alternately being hailed as a hero of Soviet music, denounced as a formalist and attacked by Pravda. Such denunciation in Stalinist Russia could well lead to arrest. Indeed many of Shostakovich's friends and family were arrested or executed during the years of terror. In the early period from 1921 to 1927, the Bolshevik's experimentation with a New Economic Policy allowing some limited private enterprise resulted in considerable freedom and the arts flourished. Even criticism of the NEP and government policy was tolerated to some degree. But the line was always a fine one and by 1927 Stalin tightened his grip on the economy and the arts. It was in the period following 1928, the year Stalin buried the NEP, that the futurist poet Mayakovsky wrote his play "Klop" [The Bedbug] for Meyerhold. It was an ambiguous satire of Soviet society. Shostakovich composed the incidental music for the play, his Opus 19.

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        [Screenplay]: Rabbit, Run

      [No place]: Warner Bros.-Seven Arts, Inc.. 1969. First. Quarto. Typed sheets bradbound in printed yellow studio wrappers. Original screenplay, marked "final" draft. Interspersed leaves in various colors with revisions. Tiny tears to the edges of the wrappers, else very near fine. Basis for the 1970 Jack Smight featuring James Caan and Carrie Snodgress. A very uncommon screenplay. .

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        Screenplay]: Rabbit, Run

      Warner Bros.-Seven Arts, Inc., [No place] 1969 - Quarto. Typed sheets bradbound in printed yellow studio wrappers. Original screenplay, marked "final" draft. Interspersed leaves in various colors with revisions. Tiny tears to the edges of the wrappers, else very near fine. Basis for the 1970 Jack Smight featuring James Caan and Carrie Snodgress. A very uncommon screenplay. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Cautionary Verses

      London - Gerald Duckworth and Co, 1969 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A comprehensive collection of Hilaire's comic verses for adults and children. 'Illustrated Album Edition with the Original Pictures by B. T. B. and Nicolas Bentley'. Containing 'Cautionary Tales for Children', 'New Cautionary Tales', 'The Bad Child's Book of Beasts', 'More Beasts for Worse Children', 'More Peers', 'A Moral Alphabet', and 'Ladies and Gentlemen'. The front pastedown has the pictorial bookplate of Ronald Cuttell. Condition: In a cloth binding, with a clipped dustwrapper. Externally, slightly bumped. Dustwrapper slightly chipped, with two small closed tears, and some spotted dampstaining. Internally, firmly bound and bright and clean. Some light marks to fore edge and creasing to final pages. Overall: NEAR FINE in a very good dustwrapper..

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