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        Abstrakte Komposition. Oel auf Karton.

      1969 - 1969. Bildgrösse: 18x26 cm. Rückseitig mit Nachlasstempel und Bezeichnung. In Glasrahmen gelegt 31x41 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        La copa de sangre (Poemas en prosa)

      Alpignano , TALLONE, 1969 - In appendice: Adios a Tallone. 4to. pp. 98. . Ottimo (Fine). 482+25 507. Prima edizione mondiale di 507 es. numerati. . Brossura, camicia, custodia (wrappers, chemise, slip-case) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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        La societe du spectacle

      Buchet chastel, 1969-01-01. Paperback. Very Good. Paris: Buchet/Chastel, 1967. 221 p. In French. First edition, first issue. (Paperback original. Portrait of Debord on original back cover.) Review copy with "S.P." for Service de Presse (press copy) punched into back cover. Very Good condition. Book has been professionally restored with new casing. Wraps lightly foxed. Casing shows along edges of spine where covers had been trimmed. Scratching to price on rear flap. Clean pages and sturdy binding. The first appearance of French radical philosopher and political theorist Guy Debord's most famous work. It debuted just in time to become arguably the central text of the May 1968 rebellion. Some regard it as one of the most significant works of 20th-Century philosophy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        El Entierro del Conde de Orgaz.

      - Barcelona, 1969. 47 cm. Barcelona, 1969. In folio (37 x 47 cm). XI, [1], 69, [7] pág. Contiene 12 grabados al aguafuerte ma s un buril ine dito grabado en 1939, titulado "Trozo de Almi bar", cada ejemplar va acompan~ado de un segundo volumen que es facsi mil del original. Tirada de 263 ejemplares, con la firma de Picasso. En rama. Presentado en caja de tela editorial. Buen estado de conservación. . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquària Malda, Llibreria]
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        Arte povera

      Milano , MAZZOTTA, 1969 - Completamente illustrato in bianco e nero con foto di opere e installazioni di Walter De Maria, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Stephan Kaltenbach, Richard Long, Mario Merz, Douglas Huebler, Joseph Beuys, Eva Hesse, Michael Heizer, Ger Van Elk, Jannis Kounellis, Lawrence Weiner, Luciano Fabro, Bruce Nauman, Joseph Kosuth, Jan Dibbets, Giovanni Anselmo, Robert Barry, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Dennis Oppenheim, Barry Flanagan, Robert Smithson, Giulio Paolini, Reiner Ruthenbeck, Alighiero Boetti, Keith Sonnier, Giuseppe Penone, Franz Erhard Walther, Hans Haacke, Gilberto Zorio, Robert Morris, Marinus Boezem, Karl Andre, Emilio Prini, Richard Serra, Germano Celant. 8vo. pp. 240. . Ottimo (Fine). . Prima edizione (First edition). [Maffei, 2007]. ''Questo libro non si pone come analisi obbiettiva e globale di un fenomeno artistico o di vita, ma cerca di affiancarsi (all'arte o alla vita), come complice delle mutazioni ed attitudini nello svolgersi del loro divenire quotidiano. Il libro, formato da documenti fotografici e testimonianze scritte, basa i suoi presupposti critici ed editoriali sulla consapevolezza che l'azione critica e la documentazione iconografica forniscono visioni limitate e percezioni parziali del lavoro artistico. Il libro suggerisce al pubblico un modo di partecipare ai fatti artistici, ma non lo impone. Il libro presenta una raccolta di materiale già vecchio. Il libro coagula uno stato fluido ed in continuo divenire che è proprio del lavoro in arte. In questo libro non bisogna riflettersi per cercare un valore unitario e rassicurante, rifiutato immediatamente dagli autori stessi, bisogna piuttosto ricercare in esso il mutamento, la contingenza, la precarietà e l'instabilità del lavoro artistico'' (dall'introduzione di Celant). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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        THE ADVENTURES OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN

      New York: Pantheon Books. 1969. First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy, with an original drawing. Publisher's black cloth and red paper covered boards with gilt titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine clean and square copy, the contents clean and bright throughout. Minor abrasion to the left corner of the front free endpaper. Complete with the very good rubbed and nicked dustwrapper which is a little toned to the extremities. Inscribed by the artist in blue ink with an original drawing of Baron Munchausen on the front free endpaper ?"To Jacqueline and Remo / with love / en tout[e] amitié / Ronald / 1969?". The recipients are Jacqueline Voulet and Remo Forlani. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
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        The Edible Woman. [Association Copy]

      Toronto / Montreal: McClelland and Stewart Limited. First Edition.. Very good + condition with only minor signs of external wear. The jacket with some stronger signs of wear, tears and some fraying. A most wonderful association copy of Atwoods first Novel, inscribed by Margaret Atwood to her professor Jerry Buckley on the titlepage: "For J.E.H. Buckley with best wishes, Peggy Atwood - 1969". Included is also a stunning manuscript letter which Margaret Atwood sent to Jerry Buckley and in which she announces the publication of this book. She continues by talking about her thesis to Jerry and we get a glimpse of her strategy with tackling her thesis. Ever more interesting is her question: "I doubt that my thesis will turn into a book - I'm developing a phobia about publishers. Are they all as chaotic as McClelland and Stewart, I wonder ?".. First Edition. Toronto / Montreal, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1969. 8°. 281 pages. Original Hardcover with illustrated dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good + condition with only minor signs of external wear. The jacket with some stronger signs of wear, tears and some fraying. A most wonderful association copy of Atwoods first Novel, inscribed by Margaret Atwood to her professor Jerry Buckley on the titlepage: "For J.E.H. Buckley with best wishes, Peggy Atwood - 1969". Included is also a stunning manuscript letter which Margaret Atwood sent to Jerry Buckley and in which she announces the publication of this book. She continues by talking about her thesis to Jerry and we get a glimpse of her strategy with tackling her thesis. Ever more interesting is her question: "I doubt that my thesis will turn into a book - I'm developing a phobia about publishers. Are they all as chaotic as McClelland and Stewart, I wonder ?". "Every American Thanksgiving, Jerry and Elizabeth Buckley would invite at least one of Terry's graduate students to their home in Belmont, Massachusetts., for the customary turkey dinner. (In the 1960s, the graduate student was Margaret ATWOOD; in the '70s, David STAINES.)" [Source: https://www.ogs.on.ca/ogspi/2003/o2003atw.htm]

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop]
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        The Destruction of Lower Manhattan

      New York: Macmillan, (1969). Hint of the ubiquitous remainder dot to the top edge, else near fine in a very good jacket, edgeworn, and several areas - most notably at the top of the spine - where the laminate has peeled from the jacket.. First Edition. Quarto. SIGNED by Danny Lyon. The photographer's second book, featuring 75 black and images of buildings below Canal Street demolished to make way for the World Trade Center.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        The Ink Truck

      The Dial Press, Inc, New York 1969 - Hardcover. Black cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Slight lean to spine, head and tail creased. Extremities rubbed. Dust jacket faded and rubbed with chips and tears. Author photo and letters laid in. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Booked Up, Inc.]
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        Anatevka. 10 Orig. Lithographien.

      Zürich, Europa, 1969 - 48 x 65 cm, OLwd-Mappe mit losen Bl. in Kart.-Schuber, Tadell. Vorwort v. Manfred Vogel. Alle Blätter vom Künstler num.(199 von 225 Ex.) u. sign. Heinrich Sussmann (geb. 1904) studierte in Paris Malerei u. Bühnebild u. Innenarchitektur in Wien. 1929 - 1933 Karikaturist bei Ullstein in Berlin. Von 1933 - 1939 als Maler, Illustrator u. Bühnebildner in Paris. 1941 -1944 in der franz. Widerstandsbewegung, 1944 von der Gestapo verhaftet u. nach Auschwitz deportiert. 1945 zurück nach Wien. Zahlkreiche Aussellungen. Die 10 ein fühlsamen Lithogr. sind nach dem Text von Scholem-Alejchem auf den Stein übertragen. 7000 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Aquarian Exposition: Woodstock Music & Art Fair;

      Woodstock/Monterey: Concert Hall Publications/Monterey International Pop Festival Inc.,, 1969 & 1967. [Together with] Monterey International Pop Festival Annual. 2 works together, quarto. Original illustrated wrappers. Housed together in an orange cloth slipcase and chemise. Some very slight rubbing to the extremities, and minor damp stains to the gutters, of the Woodstock programme but nonetheless an especially excellent example; the Monterey programme is rubbed at the extremities with very minor splits starting at the joint ends, but also still in excellent condition. First printings of both programmes, a wonderful pairing memorialising two highly seminal festivals that defined an era: Monterey, which ushered in the "Summer of Love" in 1967, and saw the first major American appearances by Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Ravi Shankar, Janis Joplin and Otis Redding; and Woodstock, one of the largest and most significant music festivals of all time, now symbolic for having been the apotheosis of the 60s generation.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Femme à cheval. (Woman on Horseback.)

      Paris: Graphik Europa Anstalt,, 1969. Hand coloured drypoint etching on Japon nacré paper. Plate size: 31.5 x 23.5 cm. Excellent condition. Presented in a black and silver wooden frame with linen mount. Edition of 145. Signed in pencil lower right by Dali, numbered lower left. Dali blindstamp to lower right. One of 16 prints from the Vénus aux Fourrures portfolio.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Dali (Dali de Draeger)

      - Berlin, Propylaen, 1969. In-4 carré, cartonnage éditeur illustré, texte en allemand (manque la page de garde volante et la page de faux-titre). Magistral ENVOI autographe signé de Dali et DESSIN-SIGNATURE surmonté d'une couronne, sur la page de titre, au feutre orange et rehaussé de peinture dorée. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. * Langue : Français

      [Bookseller: Chez les libraires associés]
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        Altenbourg, Gerhard. - "Herauftauchend aus Animas Schoß".

      . Farbholzschnitt, in 4 Farben, auf festem Maschinenbütten, 1969. Von Gerhard Altenbourg. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 35/40. 25,0 x 37,8 cm (Darstellung / Druckstock) / 29 x 41,5 cm (Blatt). Mehnert 241. Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert und datiert. Dazu Prägestempel des Künstlers, Auflagenbezeichnung und Titel. - Papier minimal gegilbt. Im rechten Rand leicht gewellt. Sonst tadellos erhalten. Gerhard Altenbourg (1926 Rödichen-Schnepfetal - 1989 Meißen). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1929 Umzug nach Altenburg. 1944-45 Soldat im Zweiten Weltkrieg. 1946-48 als Schriftsteller und Journalist tätig, Zeichenunterricht bei Erich Dietz. 1948-50 Studium an der Hochschule für Baukunst und Bildende Kunst in Weimar bei Hans Hoffmann-Lederer. 1959 Teilnahme an der documenta II in Kassel. 1961 Gastatelier an der Kunstakademie in Westberlin. 1961 Erwerb einiger Arbeiten durch das Museum of Modern Art in New York. 1962-89 Atelier in Altenburg, Annahme des Künstlernamens "Altenbourg". 1966 Burda-Preis für Grafik in München. 1968 Will-Grohmann-Preis in Westberlin. 1970 Mitglied der Akademie der Künste, Berlin. 1977 Teilnahme an der documenta 6 und Mitgliedschaft bei der ?Life Fellow of the International Biographical Association? in Cambridge. In den 1980er Jahren Ausstellungsverbot und Schließung der Ausstellungen, da er sich den offiziellen Kunstauffassungen der DDR widersetzte.Seit 1998 vergibt das Lindenau-Museum in Altenburg aller zwei Jahre den Gerhard-Altenbourg-Preis.; 3540.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Himmel]
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        Optimum Quantity of Money and Other Essays.

      MacMillan, New York 1969 - First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Milton Friedman on the title page. Fine in very good spine faded dust jacket. An important collection. The Optimum Quantity of Money is a classic set of essays by Nobel Laureate and leading monetary theorist Milton Friedman presents a coherent view of the role of money, focusing on specific topics related to the empirical analysis of monetary phenomena and policy [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        C-S The Master Craftsman. An account of the work of T.J. Cobden-Sanderson by Norman Strouse. Cobden Sanderson's partnership with Emery Walker by John Dreyfus

      "Harper Woods, Michigan": Adagio Press. 1969. "Edition limited to approx. 329 copies printed by Leonard F. Bahr, this being one of only 12 copies (letter 'D') with both Doves Press leaves printed on vellum , and also one of 10 copies to have one of the leaves with an illuminated initial by Edward Johnston; signed by Bahr, Dreyfus, and Strouse on the colophon; folio, 54pp., mounted photograph of Walker and Cobden-Sanderson laid in, as issued, printed in red, blue and black throughout. Fine copy in original vellum-backed Cockerell paper-covered boards, original acetate dust jacket with long tear (no loss) on the back panel. The best and most important work of the press in its rarest and most beautiful issue."

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        CLAES OLDENBURG: DRAWINGS AND PRINTS - DELUXE SLIPCASED EDITION ISSUED WITHOUT A PRINT

      (OLDENBURG, CLAES). Baro, Gene. CLAES OLDENBURG: DRAWINGS AND PRINTS - DELUXE SLIPCASED EDITION ISSUED WITHOUT A PRINT. London & Lausanne, SWITZERLAND: Chelsea House Publishers & Imprimeries Reunies S.A., Lausanne, 1969. First Edition 1/100 Deluxe. Large 4to. Cloth in Slipcase. Catalogue Raisonné. Fine/No Jacket - As Issued. 274pp, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Text in English. With a biography, exhibition history and bibliography. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. Issued in 1969 as a Paul Bianchini imprint, this substantial hardbound book was the first significant publication to focus on the drawings of Pop Art icon Claes Oldenburg. It includes a full catalogue raisonné of three hundred and sixty -nine drawings executed between 1958 and 1969 as well as a catalogue raisonné of the artist's graphic work. A most handsome example of uncommon deluxe 1969 Imprimeries Reunies S.A., Lausanne edition specially printed on JA Dessin paper and housed in a paper over boards slipcase. The first one hundred and twenty-six copies were numbered and accompanied by the signed and numbered Claes Oldenburg lithograph "Typewriter Eraser", while an additional one hundred copies of the book were issued unsigned and without the print. This hails from the latter edition and is unnumbered. An bright, most handsome example of the book itself whose slipcase shows some light wear, soiling, and scuffing with the publisher's prospectus along with a "With Compliments of Paul Bianchini" card laid in. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. LC 68-8894 Inventory Number: 023983

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Alice in Wonderland 1969 Signed by Salvador Dali Only 2500 Copies

      Random House / Maecenas Press 1969 - This portfolio is in Good 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. There is some marks and wear to the outer 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. The original leather straps with bone clasps (often missing) are present. One of the leather clasps is detached. 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]

      [Bookseller: The Lion's End, Antiquarian Books]
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        Neil Armstrong Signed Photograph.

      - 8x10 color photograph taken by Neil Armstrong of Buzz Aldrin walking on the moon. Signed "To Jeff Cohen Best Wishes Luck Neil Armstrong." Mattted and framed. Rare signed and inscribed by Neil Armstrong. The Apollo program—the crowning achievement of which was the first manned lunar landing on July 20, 1969—endures as "the greatest human adventure; the Odyssey of the millennium" (Burrows, 433). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        THE DAYS RUN AWAY LIKE WILD HORSES OVER THE HILLS - 1/50 COPIES WITH AN ORIGINAL PAINTING BOUND IN

      Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1969. First Edition. Limited Issue, one of 50 numbered copies signed by the author, this being copy no.6. Octavo; quarter yellow, gold, and orange patterned cloth over 3/4 paper-covered boards, with with beige title label printed in blue and applied to spine; original glassine dustjacket; 153pp, [4]. An original three-color painting in acrylic, ink, and watercolor bound in after the front endpaper, signed by Bukowski at lower right corner. Fine in a lightly-rubbed, else Fine dustjacket. Bukowski's first full-length book of poetry published by Black Sparrow Press, an important collection, and something of a retrospective of his work to date. Many of these poems dealt with his grief over the death of Jane Cooney Baker, his first wife, to whom he was married briefly in 1952. An especially uncommon and desirable issue of this early collection; the deluxe issue has shown up at auction 3 times in the last 34 years, and is noted as one of Al Fogel's "Top 20 Bukowski Rarities." Krumhansl 32c.

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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        [Collection of 12 Original Books Utilized by R.B. Kitaj for His Series IN OUR TIME: COVERS FOR A SMALL LIBRARY AFTER THE LIFE FOR THE MOST PART]

      Various [see below]: Various [see below], [1969]. 12 books, various sizes. Generally very good condition overall. Included are: 1) Bangs (John Kendrick). THE PURSUIT OF THE HOUSE-BOAT. London & New York: Harper and Brothers, 1913. First English edition, thirteenth impression. 2) Lindsay (Vachel). THE CONGO AND OTHER POEMS. Introduction by Harriet Monroe. NY: Macmillan, (September) 1922. First edition. 3) Gallico (Paul). LOU GEHRIG / Pride of the Yankees. With an Introduction by Bill Dickey. NY: Grosset & Dunlap (1942). 4) MENSCHEN DER ZEIT / Hundert und Ein Lichtbildnis…[= title]. Taunus & Leipzig: Karl Robert Langewiesche (nd) [1930]. 5) Robinson (Commander Chas. N., RN) - editor. CHINA OF TO-DAY / The Yellow Peril. An Album of Pictures & Photographs Illustrating the Principal Places, Incidents and Persons Connected with the Crisis in China. London: Navy & Army Illustrated (nd) [1900]. 6) Wu Lien-Teh with J. W. H. Chun, R. Politzer and C. Y. Wu. PLAGUE / A Manual for Medical and Public Health Workers. Shanghai Station / Weishengshu / National Quarantine Service (1936). 7) Bell (Ernest A.) FIGHTING THE TRAFFIC IN YOUNG GIRLS or War on the White Slave Trade. With an Astounding Report of Chicago?'s Vice Commission. [Chicago:] L. H. Walter (1911). 8) DIE DONAU / Ihre Wirtschaftliche Und Kulturelle Mission In Mittel ?- und Osteuropa. Wien: Wirtschaftszeitungs-Verlags-Gesellschaft, Oktober, 1932. 9) Hartshorne (Albert) HANGING IN CHAINS. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1891. First edition. 10) Owen (James) THE BRONXVILLE PORTFOLIO / a Collection of Pictorial Photographs. Bronxville: The Bronxville Review (nd). 11) Wittmann (Konrad F.) INDUSTRIAL CAMOUFLAGE MANUAL Prepared for the Industrial Camouflage Program at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York. NY: Reinhold, 1942. 12) Lewis (Wyndham). THE CALIPH'S DESIGN / Architects! Where is your Vortex? London: The Egoist Ltd, 1919. PROVENANCE: The estate of R.B. Kitaj, via Peter Howard, Serendipity Books, with all bearing his price coding ("LEM") and most additionally annotated "In Our Time." Inspired by Walter Benjamin's classic 1931 essay "Unpacking My Library," acclaimed British artist Kitaj set out in 1969 (Benjamin's essay had been published in English for the first time just the year before) to photograph a selection of book covers from his library for a portfolio of color screen-prints entitled IN OUR TIME: Covers For A Small Library After the Life for the Most Part. The completed portfolio contained 50 covers and was issued in 1969 in a signed edition of 150 copies by Marlborough AG Schellenberg. Here offered are 12 of the actual books from Kitaj's library used in creating this work. The books offer a fascinating opportunity to investigate questions of representation and materiality, and embody something of the physical life they have endured over the 40+ years since they were last documented. Furthermore, at least several provide a glimpse at Kitaj's working methods for this series. One title (PLAGUE) shows evidence of having been touched up in the print. In another (MENSCHEN DER ZEIT), the artist completely altered the cover photograph, substituting an image of German actor Paul Wegener later in the same book for the original cover image. The page with Wegener has also been flagged with a scrap bookmark and a penned line appears on that page. Books were an enormous influence on Kitaj's art. His library in many ways was his studio ("For me, books are what trees are for the landscape painter") and in IN OUR TIME "Kitaj transcends the idea of the physicality of the book. By enlarging the covers he gives the chosen volumes a monumental presence, reinforcing the subjects within the covers with a new and powerful resonance" (Ramkalawon, KITAJ PRINTS: A Catalogue Raisonné). As The Independent (London) said in their 2007 obituary: "[Kitaj's] love of books connects inextricably with his sense of the importance of the transmission of knowledge and thought, through time, and with his awareness of the fragility of such transmission in any era of persecution." As far as we are aware, any remaining original books used by Kitaj for this series have either been anonymously dispersed or perished.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        The Day-Glo Designer's Guide

      Cleveland, Ohio: Day-Glo Color Corp.. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. (1969). Softcover. Explores use of fluorescent colors for marketing. Stiff card covers, bound with white comb binding at left, printed spine label. Well illustrated with use of fluorescent colored inks, examples are taken from pop culture and include commercial advertising, a 12 pp feature The Marilyn Monroe Trip by Bert Stern and a Pop-Up Flower Garden with Haiku. Many inserts - three at front (a Litho/Letterpress Guide, a bonus color chart and a brochure) and in pocket at rear. Included in the pocket is an advertisement for this book, five charts (three folding), 10 sample sheets in fluorescent colors and a contest announcement . ; 11-1/2" x 13"; 68+ pp; Lacks parts of top two teeth of binding, mild cover creasing and edgewear, rubbing to rear cover, very well preserved within, including all inserts. .

      [Bookseller: Andrew Langer, Bookseller]
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        TESUKI WASHI: HAND-MADE PAPERS [OF JAPAN]. With English Essay: JAPANESE WAY TO MAKE PAPER BY HAND.

      WITH 209 STUNNING JAPANESE HAND-MADE WASHI PAPER SAMPLES Tokyo 1969, - Takeo Paper Co. Blue cloth chitsu,stitched brownWashi paper covers,208 fine full-page handmade paper samplesdesigns by Shiko Munakata, 39.5 x 28 cm., fine copy, English& Japanese text. FIRST & ONLY LIMITED EDITION OF 1000 COPIES Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Christiaan Barnard : One Life

      Howard Timmins, 1969, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition, Signed by Author(s)the jacket is shelf rubbed and a bit knocked and creased on the edges. the book is well bound and has a previous owner's inscription and some old tape residue marks. barnard has signed and dated (16/1/70) the bottom of his frontispiece photo. Quantity Available: 1. Signed by Author(s). Inventory No: vi9.

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        [Collection of 12 Original Books Utilized by R.B. Kitaj for His Series IN OUR TIME: COVERS FOR A SMALL LIBRARY AFTER THE LIFE FOR THE MOST PART]

      Various [see below]: Various [see below], [1969]. 12 books, various sizes. Generally very good condition overall. Included are: 1) Bangs (John Kendrick). THE PURSUIT OF THE HOUSE-BOAT. London & New York: Harper and Brothers, 1913. First English edition, thirteenth impression. 2) Lindsay (Vachel). THE CONGO AND OTHER POEMS. Introduction by Harriet Monroe. NY: Macmillan, (September) 1922. First edition. 3) Gallico (Paul). LOU GEHRIG / Pride of the Yankees. With an Introduction by Bill Dickey. NY: Grosset & Dunlap (1942). 4) MENSCHEN DER ZEIT / Hundert und Ein LichtbildnisÂ…[= title]. Taunus & Leipzig: Karl Robert Langewiesche (nd) [1930]. 5) Robinson (Commander Chas. N., RN) - editor. CHINA OF TO-DAY / The Yellow Peril. An Album of Pictures & Photographs Illustrating the Principal Places, Incidents and Persons Connected with the Crisis in China. London: Navy & Army Illustrated (nd) [1900]. 6) Wu Lien-Teh with J. W. H. Chun, R. Politzer and C. Y. Wu. PLAGUE / A Manual for Medical and Public Health Workers. Shanghai Station / Weishengshu / National Quarantine Service (1936). 7) Bell (Ernest A.) FIGHTING THE TRAFFIC IN YOUNG GIRLS or War on the White Slave Trade. With an Astounding Report of ChicagoÂ’s Vice Commission. [Chicago:] L. H. Walter (1911). 8) DIE DONAU / Ihre Wirtschaftliche Und Kulturelle Mission In Mittel – und Osteuropa. Wien: Wirtschaftszeitungs-Verlags-Gesellschaft, Oktober, 1932. 9) Hartshorne (Albert) HANGING IN CHAINS. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1891. First edition. 10) Owen (James) THE BRONXVILLE PORTFOLIO / a Collection of Pictorial Photographs. Bronxville: The Bronxville Review (nd). 11) Wittmann (Konrad F.) INDUSTRIAL CAMOUFLAGE MANUAL Prepared for the Industrial Camouflage Program at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York. NY: Reinhold, 1942. 12) Lewis (Wyndham). THE CALIPH'S DESIGN / Architects! Where is your Vortex? London: The Egoist Ltd, 1919. PROVENANCE: The estate of R.B. Kitaj, via Peter Howard, Serendipity Books, with all bearing his price coding ("LEM") and most additionally annotated "In Our Time." Inspired by Walter Benjamin's classic 1931 essay "Unpacking My Library," acclaimed British artist Kitaj set out in 1969 (Benjamin's essay had been published in English for the first time just the year before) to photograph a selection of book covers from his library for a portfolio of color screen-prints entitled IN OUR TIME: Covers For A Small Library After the Life for the Most Part. The completed portfolio contained 50 covers and was issued in 1969 in a signed edition of 150 copies by Marlborough AG Schellenberg. Here offered are 12 of the actual books from Kitaj's library used in creating this work. The books offer a fascinating opportunity to investigate questions of representation and materiality, and embody something of the physical life they have endured over the 40+ years since they were last documented. Furthermore, at least several provide a glimpse at Kitaj's working methods for this series. One title (PLAGUE) shows evidence of having been touched up in the print. In another (MENSCHEN DER ZEIT), the artist completely altered the cover photograph, substituting an image of German actor Paul Wegener later in the same book for the original cover image. The page with Wegener has also been flagged with a scrap bookmark and a penned line appears on that page. Books were an enormous influence on Kitaj's art. His library in many ways was his studio ("For me, books are what trees are for the landscape painter") and in IN OUR TIME "Kitaj transcends the idea of the physicality of the book. By enlarging the covers he gives the chosen volumes a monumental presence, reinforcing the subjects within the covers with a new and powerful resonance" (Ramkalawon, KITAJ PRINTS: A Catalogue Raisonné). As The Independent (London) said in their 2007 obituary: "[Kitaj's] love of books connects inextricably with his sense of the importance of the transmission of knowledge and thought, through time, and with his awareness of the fragility of such transmission in any era of persecution." As far as we are aware, any remaining original books used by Kitaj for this series have either been anonymously dispersed or perished.

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        Biology of the Reptilia Vols 1-10 ( 10 volumes in all)

      Academic Press, 1969-1979. Very good condition in uniform black bookcloth. Comprehensive treatment of most aspects of reptile biology - these handbooks are for the scholar and scientist. Uncommon to find the complete set of volumes such as these More than 4000 pp, with numerous text illustrations

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        Handboek oor Warmgewalste Boustaalprofiele Eienskappe en Veilige Belastings / Handbook on Hot Rolled Structural Steel Sections Properties and Safe Loads

      Die Koordinerende Raad van Suid-Afrikaanse Walsstaalproduseerders / The South African Rolled Steel Producers' Co-ordinating Council, 1969, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st Edition256 pages (complete). Board cover within a thick plasticised cover. In English and Afrikaans. In general sturdy, tough condition. The cover is much handled with some mild wear to the corners. Inside, on the frontispage there is an adhesive compliments slip from the South African Institute of Steel Construction Ltd., Johannesburg. The papertrims are thumbed and marked from handling. The opp front page has pencilled annotations. The pages have evidence of use. They are clean, clear, strong, firm, very confident. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Engineering; Industry; Mechanics; Inventory No: amug.

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        Abstrakte Komposition Oel auf Karton.

      1969 - 1969. Bildgrösse: 26x18 cm. Unten rechts signiert und datiert. Rückseitig singiert u. datiert. In Glasrahmen gelegt 50x35 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Femme à La Chaussure. (Woman with Shoe.)

      Paris: Graphik Europa Anstalt,, 1969. Hand coloured drypoint etching on Japon nacré paper. Plate size: 31.5 x 23.5 cm. Excellent condition. Presented in a black and silver wooden frame with linen mount. Edition of 145. Signed in pencil lower right by Dali, numbered lower left. Dali blindstamp to lower right. One of 16 prints from the Vénus aux Fourrures portfolio.

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        La ronde de nuit

      Original edition for which he was not drawn large papers, one of the copies of the press service. Rare autograph signed by the author Geneviève Dormann on his second book. Back slightly insolated two light spots on the second dish. Gallimard Paris 1969 12x19cm broché

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        Ausstellungsplakat "Galerie Maeght, Chagall, décembre 1969 – janvier 1970". Farblithographie. 1969.

      - 64 : 48 auf 78 : 57 cm. Mourlot 602. – Auflage: 5000 Exemplare mit vollständigem Text. – Sorlier, S. 65 (nennt 3000 Ex.). (Ferner 100 Abzüge auf Velin d'Arches, nur mit "Chagall" in Rot). Kein Abzug vor der Beschriftung. – Kanten leicht gebräunt, untere rechts Ecke mit braunem Wasserrand, sonst gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        Small Changes: Nine Stories by Hal Clement

      US: Doubleday. New York, Doubleday, 1969. Hardback first edition and first impression. A near fine copy with a little bumping and a couple of short tears to the spine tips. An inscribed association copy signed by Clement to John W. Campbell. "John - / "Small Changes" or large / changes - no matter what you / do or ask - you will always be / a very special, very wonderful / person to me. / Harry." An absolutely wonderful association, highlighting Clement's fondness for Campbell. One of those legendary inscriptions that say so much. Provenance: from the collection of George Locke; author, publisher, dealer, bibliographer and collector. Best known for his Spectrum of Fantasy reference material and Ferret Fantasy. . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1969.

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        Window Cleaner.

      New York: Kennedy Graphics. Distributed graphics by Alan Wofsy Fine Arts. 1969 - Original lithograph. 74.9 x 54.6 cm. Printed in 14 colors on Vélin d'Arches paper. Edition of 125. Signed and numbered in pencil. Kennedy, 292. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Business Adventures

      Weybright and Talley 1969 - Business Adventures is as much about the strengths and weaknesses of leaders in challenging circumstances as it is about the particulars of one business or another. Warren Buffet's favorite business book given to Bill gates in 1991, which according to Gates: "four decades after it was first published—Business Adventures remains the best business book I’ve ever read." Original dust jacket in near fine condition with tiny traces of handling only. A very clean copy of the extremely scarce first printing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sekkes Consultants]
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        Archive of correspondence between director Samuel Fuller and Daniel Selznick regarding "The Eccentrics"

      1969 - Two typed letters signed (one with cartoon illustration) and one autograph postcard signed from director Samuel Fuller to Daniel Selznick (along with a carbon of Selznick's reply). The letters make reference to "The Eccentrics" a project that Fuller had written a screenplay for and very nearly made. Fuller notes that Janet Leigh had replaced Jennifer Jones as the current lead for the film, and also makes mention of its original title, "The Mistress." The subsequent letter from Fuller addresses the legal trouble that would eventually shut down any possibility of the film being made.Lisa Dombrowski notes: ".in the late 1960s Fuller wrote "The Eccentrics," a psychedelic melodrama set in a coastal hippie encampment and featuring interlocking romantic triangles, jealousy, betrayal, and multiple murders. . The story concerns Sherry MacMasters, an untraditional Nobel Prize-winning author who is working on a book entitled 'Imagination is the Mistress of Riot.' For inspiration, MacMasters surrounds herself with artistic, unwashed youth who view her as a creative guru. . By the end of the picture.she has difficulty distinguishing the real world from her dream world. Two letters: 8.5 x 11 inches. Postcard: 5 x 7 inches (13 x 18 cm). Near Fine. [Book ID 134597]. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Moonshine War

      Garden City: Doubleday. 1969. First. First edition. Slightly cocked, and a little rubbing, very good in very good dustwrapper with a modest stain on the front panel. Signed by the author. A scarce and cheaply manufactured volume. Basis for the 1970 film featuring Patrick McGoohan, Richard Widmark, and Alan Alda (it's hard to imagine three actors less likely to appear together). .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Zabriskie Point (Contact sheet comprising 30 images from the 1969 film)

      Les Films Concordia, Paris 1969 - Vintage black and white contact sheet comprising 30 photographs from the 1969 film. Included are numerous shots of lead actor Mark Frechette.8 x 10 inches (20.5 x 25.5 cm). Two short closed tears to one edge, else Fine.

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        Primary Colors of Japanese Art 14: The Paintings of Sotatsu and Korin (Genshoku Nihon no Bijutsu 14: Soutatsu to Kourin]

      Tokyo: Shougakukan [Shogakkan, Shogakukan], 1969 Tokyo: Shogakkan (Shougakukan, Shogakukan), 1969. First Edition, First Printing. Folio, 14 1/4" x 10" , 251 pp. Profusely illustrated with plates and gatefolds. Text in Japanese, with English translation for list of plates. Cloth, pictorial jackey, pictoiral slipcase. Book is in fine condition, jacket in sharp near fine; slipcase shows some soiling and edgewear, is very good. Number 14 in Shogakkan's deluxe and comprehensive - and oversized - 30-volume series, Genshoku Nihon no Bijutsu, treating the primary colors of Japanese art. This volume focuses on the work of Sotatsu and Korin (Soutatsu and Kourin), and includes 172 pages illustrating 138 works of art, followed by a section illustrating the artists' personal seals and signatures, then the standard in-depth text section (in Japanese) with black and white illustrations. Bear in mind that this book reads in traditional Japanese format, starting from what we in the west would call the back of the book, so the text portion, to a westerner, is at the "front". Beautiful, large, rarely accessible in the west in any form; this is a first printing. Lavish format. L49

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        Nightfall : And Other Stories

      Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1969 Stated First Edition. The Book Is Bound In Blue Cloth With Gilt Stamped Lettering And Borders On The Spine. The Book Has Light Wear At The Board Edges And A Hint Of Age Toning. The Page Edges Are Lightly Tanned. The Unclipped (($5.95) Jacket Has Light Wear And A Few Short Tears. The Jacket Is Age Toned And Has A Damp Stain On The Back Near The Middle.

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        In the Shadow of the Mountain: A History of the University of Cape Town Medical School and its Associated Teaching Hospitals up to 1950 , with glimpses into the Future

      Struik, Cape Town, 1969, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, 1st Edition, Signed by Author(s)This copy is signed by the author and dated 13/1/70. The general condition of this hefty, detailed and affectionate book is very good. The dustjacket, however, has much wear and tear. There are open tears to the top and bottom of the dj front cover and the foot of the spine. There are closed tears to the top edge of the dj front cover and the head of the spine. There are marks to the front, back and inside covers of the dj. The front pages and end papers have foxing and markings. The front page has a previous owner inscription on the front and reverse sides. The pages are robust, thick, clear, clean, confident and complete. Although the trim edges have foxing, this does not transfer to the body of the pages. The book may be owned and read with ease and pleasure throughout. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Africana - Institutions; African - Medicine; Signed by Author(s). Inventory No: aifh.

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        Konflikt Und Totalitat Im Epischen Werk Von Hermann Hesse

      1969, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No JacketBoards are shelf rubbed.Internally clean.Tightly bound. one rubber stamp. German text.Thesis submitted to the Faculty of Arts,University of the Witwatersrand,in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.[R.K] Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: ws63.

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        Meaning in Architecture

      Barrie & Rockliff : The Cresset Press, 1969, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, 1st Editionthe jacket is edge worn and shelf rubbed. sunned on the spine. marked. previous owner's award plate. minor tanning. internally clean and tightly bound. [P.K.] Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 26fp.

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        Das Johannes Feuer / Der Som[m]er

      - German engraving from the 18th century representing the so called 'St. John's fire', a celebration for the beginning of the summer. The personnages represented are quite charicaturized (dwarf?). On the bottom of the print a poem in German reads:"Die Meigel einen Sprung, / nach ihrem Fritz will wagen. / Da kompt das Hämd ihm brand, / und ihr zersprang der Magen." Possibly from a serie representing the four seasons (see item 59580) Attribution by comparison with AEstas and Autumnus at the Germanisches Nationalmuseum in Nuremberg [Brückner, Wolfgang: Imagerie Populaire Allemande, Milano, 1969, p. 105] Engraving with some etching; total: 176 x 258 mm PG014

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        Altitudes et profondeurs. Texte inédit de Paul Morand orné de lithographies originales enrichies à la main par J.P. Rémon.

      André et Pierre Gonin, Lausanne, 1969 - 108 lithographies en feuilles sous couverture rempliée, couverture et emboîtage cartonné de l?éditeur.Exemplaire numéroté sur papier vélin 40/80 et dédicacé par l?artiste.

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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