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        Obras completas. Obra inedita. 5 Volumenes

      AHR, Barcelona 1969 - pasta simil piel editorial, algo rozada, en general buena conservación corte superior dorado, retratos. . 6387 págs.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA EPOPEYA]
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        Fifteen drawings in charcoal and three in pastels by the Black Panther amateur artist]

      the artist 1969-1970, Oakland, CA - 18 works on sheets of paper ranging from 17x19 to 18x24 inches, together with a brief autobiographical statement by the artist printed out and signed in 2007. Several of the pieces bear a pen notation next to the signature indicating that these works were done for the Romeo Yarborough defense appeal. Two drawings are photographed here; please contact us for images of the additional pieces. Yarborough states that he joined the Black Panther Party in 1968. According to a brief biography posted on the site of the University of Delaware Library?s Special Collections, Yarborough attended a Black Studies Fine Arts program at the California College of Arts and Crafts in 1969, a year after joining the Black Panthers. Some of these works appear to be class exercises, such as depictions of hands in various poses, but others reflect a more individual vision, the majority of them featuring nude Black women. Those that are dated all fall between 1969 and 1970. We are unable to find any information about a Yarborough defense appeal during this period; it certainly was not a major Panther case, if indeed it had any connection to the Panthers. As for Yarborough?s own connection to the Panthers, his brief statement included here (printed out from a computer in 2007, with tape at both ends and a signature at the bottom) hints at how it began, noting that he had grown up in Bobby Seale?s neighborhood. "Joined Panthers 1968. Cowrie shells are African wampum. Gold chain / $ blinded by money. Netting Black man was the catch. He trapped his own self. Black Panthers had shootout on Myrtle St cops wiping them out, Bobby Hutton died [Hilliard Cleaver]. Roger came to see what was going on. Pimp until that day." The Myrtle Street reference is to the April 6, 1968 shootout in Oakland. On the back of another painting held by the University of Delaware, Yarborough wrote "This painting is better as is most of my work when viewed in a ?black light? lighting situation. My work stands out best in the dark or the blackness of night! Like the panther I am ivisible [sic] in darkness but my spirit is luminess [sic]."

      [Bookseller: Bolerium Books Inc.]
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        Joan of Arc

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1969. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very good. Lauren Ford. This interesting little book is excerpted from Churchill's A History of the English-Speaking Peoples. It is scarce and thus missing from many collections. Many of the copies that do come on the market are ex-library with attendant flaws. This is a collector-worthy copy. It is NOT ex-library, but instead truly fine in a very good plus dust jacket. The white cloth binding of this edition proved quite susceptible to soiling and signs of use. Here the binding is immaculate - square and tight with sharp corners, bright gilt, and no soiling or wear. The contents are likewise pristine - crisp and bright with no previous ownership markings or spotting. The book feels unread. Even the text block edges are bright and clean. The dust jacket is unusually clean and complete, with no losses or tears. Moreover, it is unclipped, still bearing the original $3.50 price on the front flap. The only thing keeping this dust jacket from being truly fine is light wear to the spine, primarily at the ends, and fractional wear at the corners. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A279, Woods/ICS A138(j), Langworth p.334.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        A Pictorial History of the Texas Rangers That Special Breed of Men

      Mountain Home, Texas: Y -O Press. Near Fine. 1969. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Bound in full Texas Longhorn Steer Hide. One of only 200 copies bound in steer hide. This is number 164. Because the binding is hide (with the hair on it) , every book will look different. This book's hide is pristine - thick, clean, and a gold light tan color. This was a blonde steer. No rubbing or defects to hide at all. This book is and has been protected in plastic covers for many years. Previously owned by a major Texana collector who took great care of the book. There is very minor age spotting to the endpaper and limitation page (1 small spot). Otherwise this book is Fine. Ships same or next business day very well protected in a sturdy box. .

      [Bookseller: Good Books In The Woods]
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        Joan of Arc, very rare binding anomaly bearing two original sketches and signatures by illustrator Lauren Ford

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1969. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. Lauren Ford. First edition, first and only impression. This is as singular a copy as a collector could have, BEARING TWO ORIGINAL SKETCHES AND SIGNATURES BY LAUREN FORD ON THE ENDPAPERS AND BEING A POSSIBLY UNIQUE BINDING ANOMALY. Please read the full listing description for details. Fine condition in a very good dust jacket. This extremely rare little book is excerpted from Churchill’s A History of the English-Speaking Peoples. It is missing from many collections owing to extreme scarcity and many of the copies that do come on the market are ex-library with attendant flaws. This truly fine copy is not ex-library - and has very rare attributes. First, there are two original ink drawings by the illustrator Lauren Ford. As noted by Churchill Bibliographer Ronald Cohen (p.1023) "Some copies are known with the signature of and sketches by the illustrator, Lauren Ford, on the front free endpaper. These are very scarce." This copy bears sketches and signatures on both the front and rear endpapers. Making the book even more special, the binding is upside down; the front cover's gold fleur de lis appears upside down on the rear board instead and the spine lettering reads up instead of down. Condition is excellent. The white linen boards are bright and clean with no soiling, bright gilt, and sharp corners. The contents are pristine save for, of course, the drawings by the illustrator and a gold bookshop stamp at the bottom of the title page "...the little art shop of the Benedictine monastery of Regina Laudis Bethlehem, Conn". There is a small colored ink head and shoulders portrait of a woman on the ffep with "Lauren Ford" written in black script below. There is a small colored ink profile of a boy on the rear endpaper, also with "Lauren Ford" written in black script lower on the page. Both drawings are done in the same style as the illustrations in the book. Futher, an undated but clearly vintage note accompanies the book stating: "Lauren Ford, the artist, has especially autographed and done an original drawing in "Joan of Arc" for us to give as a remembrance." The note is on the letterhead of The Queen Elizabeth Hotel of Montreal and has clearly been folded and kept within the book for some time, as the edges that protruded from the book are slightly yellowed. The dust jacket is clipped with good color and only light wear. What an unusual example for collectors. The binding mistake alone makes this copy a prize. The addition of original drawings by the artist makes it truly unique. Dust jacket protected in a removable archival mylar cover. Additonal images available upon request. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A279, Woods/ICS A138(j), Langworth p.334

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        A Collection of 81 Different 1960s Hippie Photographs

      A collection of mostly counterculture related photographs circa 1969 by a little-known young Baltimore photographer. A few are signed with a Baltimore address. 81 prints. All but one are in black and white. A small crease to the corner of one image, a few small spots on another, and light foxing on a few of the cardboard mounts, but the condition is generally fine. The images break down into the following groups: 1. Thirty-seven large images mounted on oversize cardboard prepared for an exhibition. Subjects include nude hippie chicks (some with body paint), an Allen Ginsberg poetry reading, bikers, a couple of variations on a cemetery, and an outdoor concert (possibly Woodstock); 2. Thirteen larger unmounted images, subjects include nude hippie chicks (more with body paint), pot smokers, and rock and roll and bluegrass bands; 3. Thirteen smaller images mounted on cardboard for exhibition, all of Frank Zappa and his band; and 4. Eighteen smaller images, unmounted, subjects include nude hippie chicks (still more with body paint: apparently there was a sale), rock bands, and Sikhs. Anecdotally, we understand that the photographer later decided to adopt a Sikh philosophy and lifestyle. Not overly distinguished as fine art photography, but a reasonably serious, interesting, and pleasingly typical collection of photographs devoted overwhelmingly to the hippie era. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Seattle Group Bulletin (22 Issues)

      Seattle: The Seattle Group, 1969. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Small folios. Twenty two non-consecutive issues. Beginning with number 34 through 58. 8.5 x 14". Typed sheets stapled at top left with red labels indicating issue numbers. Authors typically indicated only by initials. Prepared by a group of loosely knit like-minded radicals from the Seattle area with a focus on women's issues. Generally very good condition. At the top of each issue is the following statement: "The only concurrence we solicit is that which the Devil asked of Wicked John: "Here - take a chunk of fire and go start your own hell" Issues discussed include the Weather Underground, VietNam, Urban Warfare, the trial of Floyd Turner and much more.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        THE PAPERS OF THOMAS JEFFERSON

      1969 . Boyd, Julian. THE PAPERS OF THOMAS JEFFERSON. Princeton, NJ: Princeeton University Press, c1950, third printing 1969. 21 volumes total, lacking volume 20. lg. 8vo. All volumes are in as new condition with d/j (some are price-clipped) $1500.00

      [Bookseller: Columbia Books, Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        SHOUT AT THE DEVIL original film MOVIE MANUSCRIPT Staring:Lee Marvin, Roger Moore and Barbara Parkins

      TONAV FILM PRODUCTIONS LTD, LONDON 1969 - Covering light green pages of this original film manuscript .By the noted author Wilbur Smith; of his book "Shout at the Devil". Shout at the Devil (1976) 150 min - Action | Adventure | Drama - During World War One an English poacher, an American adventurer and the latter's attractive young daughter, set out to destroy a German battle-cruiser which is awaiting repairs in an inlet just off Zanzibar. Director: Peter R. Hunt Writers: Stanley Price (screenplay), Alastair Reid (screenplay), and 2 more credits » Stars:Lee Marvin, Roger Moore and Barbara Parkins | See full cast and crew Slightly curled edges. Remarkable condition for for a 30+ year old manuscript. Bound tightly, clean and intact. There is a small typed letter inside addressed to Leon from Greg, requesting correspondance on this $4 million dollar deal for Tonav Productions. Wilbur Smith wrote prolifically of his homeland of South Africa, in vivid detail. General wear and rubbed cover. Tight binding. No bookplare. DATE PUBLISHED: 1969 EDITION: 160 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Poets of the New York School (Signed by Thirteen Contributors)

      Philidelphia: University of Pennsylvania, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. First edition of this now classic look at the poets and painters of the New York School. Small oblong quarto. A fine copy in fine dustwrapper. This copy SIGNED by a host of contributors including: Frank Lima, Red Grooms, Norman Bluhm, Joe Brainard, Alex Katz, John Bernard Myers, Alan D'Archangelo, Tony Towle, Barbara Guest, Keneth Koch, John Ashbery, Robert Goodnough and Kenward Elmslie. A special copy.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        Les Métamorphoses Érotiques. Choix De Dessins Exécutés De 1940 à 1968.

      L'Érotitiade 1969 - En rama, con regia caja forrada en seda. Portada - 1h. - Justificación de tiraje firmada a mano por Dali - 60pp. estampadas a dos tintas, casi todas ilustradas. Más una carpeta a parte de: "Planches extraites d'un traité des systèmes érotiques et des mille façons masturbatoires des Romans à Dali." con 10 láminas. Más una carpeta a parte de un grabado original a la punta seca , firmado a mano por el artista, y una del mismo dibujo, también firmado a mano por Dalí. =De una edición total de 300 ejemplares, nuestro ejemplar de una tirada de 20 ejemplares sobre papel chiffon de Mandeure (nº30). =Surrealismo en estado puro. ==-L'Érotitiade, 1969. 32 x 26 cm. Avec caisse dans une soie rouge. Titre - 1 f. - Justification de tirage signée par Dalí - 60pp. estampées à deux couleurs, presque toutes illustrées. Plus un dossier à dépêche de : "Planches extraites d'un traité des systèmes érotiques et des mille façons masturbatoires des Romans à Dali." Avec 10 planches. Plus un dossier à dépêche d'une gravure originale à la pointe sèche, signé à une main par l'artiste, et l'une planche du même dessin, aussi signé à une main par Dalí. =Tirage de 20 exemplaires sur Chiffon de Mandeure. =Édition originale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUARIA]
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        Tagebuchseite # 1, 2, 3 and 4

      Koln: Edition Hansjord Mayer mit Taucher Verlag, 1969. First edition. Loose Sheets. Fine. A sequence of four artist created postcards by Roth. Each is labeled Tagebuchseite #1 (2,3,4 respectively). Each card is INITIALED by the artist and dated 69. Each card is in fine condition. They measure 4 x 7 7/8" tall and are printed on stiff card paper. each is one of 150 copies and are hand-numbered 14. Uncommon early Dieter material. Sold here as a set of four postcards.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        La Historia Del Teatro Colon 1908 - 1968.

      - Buenos Aires. Editorial Cinetea 1969. 3 vol. Prólogo de Alberto Grimberg. Ornado con profusa información gráfica: bocetos escenográficos, fotografías, planos, carteles y varia documentación histórica. Todo sobre este emblemático escenario, desde su fundación hasta la fecha de publicación. Abarca su historia completa, todo lo relacionado con su actividad artística, su organización interna, su monumental edificio, y los antecedentes que justificaron su creación. Percalina editorial gofrada y decorada. I: 493pp II: 615pp+ III: 503pp. 31x24. MUY BUEN ESTADO.

      [Bookseller: Libros del Mundo - Ricardo R. Preti]
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        Portnoy's Complaint Signed Limited Edition, #179 of 600 copies

      New York: Random House. F/F. 1969. 1st Edition. Hardcover; 1st Printing. 6916414 . Signed and numbered by the author on the limitation page. Fine, clean, straight book that is very tight and apparently unread, bound in ivory colored rough weave cloth with gold gilt printing on the front and spine and publisher's red upper page edges, in a Fine, clean and undamaged dustjacket (no flap data and unpriced at publisher's wish) of a yellowish-tan color with small decorative threads woven throughout the paper. The book is housed in publisher's light red paper-covered boards slipcase that is in Very Good+ condition with the limitation number written in ink at the lower spine end, a shadow from a (probably) very small price sticker at the upper right corner, and some small nicks in the paper at the opening of the slipcase. It is structurally very sound; just has a few cosmetic problems. The classic tale of a repressed and imaginative young man who has vivid sexual fantasies and adventures, all ruined by feelings of shame and fear of retribution instilled in him by his parents. Made into a memorable movie in 1972, with Richard Benjamin playing the part of Alexander Portnoy. Similar themes to Roth's 'Goodbye, Columbus' - but perhaps that's partially because Richard Benjamin also starred in that movie and left an indelible impression of an angst-ridden young man. ; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Authors & Artists]
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        The Sealed Letter

      Picador, 2011. 1st printing 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Signed by Author. First UK edition/First Printing. SIGNED by author to title page. Longlisted for 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction. Synopsis: After a separation of many years, Emily 'Fido' Faithfull bumps into her old friend Helen Codrington on the streets of Victorian London. Much has changed: Helen is more and more unhappy in her marriage to the older Vice-Admiral Codrington, while Fido has become a successful woman of business and a pioneer in the British Women's Movement. But, for all her independence of mind, Fido is too trusting of her once-dear companion and finds herself drawn into aiding Helen's obsessive affair with a young army officer. When the Vice-Admiral seizes the children and sues for divorce, the women's friendship unravels amid accusations of adultery and counter-accusations of cruelty and attempted rape, as well as a mysterious 'sealed letter' that could destroy more than one life...Born in 1969, Emma Donoghue is an Irish writer who spent eight years in England before moving to Canada. Her fiction includes Slammerkin, Life Mask, Touchy Subjects and the international bestseller Room, shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction and Man Booker Prize.

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        (Malaga 1881 - 1973 Mougins). Femme et jeune garcon nus. Farblithographie bei Spadem, 1972. Im Stein signiert und datiert '3.6.69'. 40 x 49,5 cm.

      Auf grüner Wiese ein auf dem Bauch liegender Junge, neben ihm sitzend eine junge Frau. Beide sind nackt.- Verso 'Reproduction lithographique Spadem 1972' sowie 'Mourlot Paris'.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm]
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        The Romantic Manifesto: A Philosophy of Literature

      New York: The World Publishing Company, 1969. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed and dated in 1970 by the author. Fine in an excellent price-clipped dust jacket that shows light wear to the extremities. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare signed and inscribed. Ayn Rand argues that objective standards in art are possible because art is not a subjective luxury, but rather a critical need of human life—not a material need, but a need of man's rational mind, the faculty on which his material survival depends. The Romantic Manifesto takes its place beside The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged as one of the most important achievements of our time.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Catalogo dell'Opera Grafica.(Incisioni e Litografie). 1921-1969. A cura di Alfonso Ciranna. Con una introduzione di Cesare Vivaldi.

      Ciranna - La Medusa 1969 4°; pp.214, con 178 riproduzioni e relative descrizioni delle stampe originali del Maestro del periodo più importante. Fuori testo una litografia originale con firma sulla lastra, autoritratto di De Chirico, inserita in tutti gli esemplari. Edizione tirata a 1500 esemplari numerati; ril. t.tela edit. con titoli in oro al dorso e al piatto, astuccio editoriale. Fondamentale opera stampata dalla Valdonega di Verona, da tempo esaurita e ricercata.(Vedi riproduz.)

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Prandi s.n.c.]
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        John Sloan's Prints: A Catalogue Raisonne Of The Etchings, Lithographs, And Posters [Includes Print]

      Yale University Press 1969 - Grey cloth boards with gilt titles on spine, internally clean and bright, No.82 of 150 copies with proof of John Sloan's unpublished plate "Woman With Hand To Chin" in pocket at rear, over 350 illustrations of Sloan's work. Book contained in original maroon cloth covered slipcase which shows some wear with rubbing to edges and corners and a few marks to front panel. , 4to 11" - 13" tall, xii + 406 pp [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        25 Original Lithographs of Original Gouaches Based on Three Plays by The Marquis de Sade. Misfortune's Mistake; The Twins or a Difficult Choice; Tancred

      New York: Shorewood Publishers Incorporated N.Y, N.Y. for Samuel Shore - Marquis de Sade Associates,, 1969. Translated by Matilda Simon. 25 coloured lithographs on Japan paper. Sheet sizes: 65.5 x 50.2 cm. With the title page and text. All housed in the original purple cloth and silk lined box, titles to cover in red and yellow. Box split to corners and lacking part of lock. Edition of 26 hors commerce on Japan paper. Each print signed in pencil lower right by Dali, initialled 9/J lower left. First edition, first printing of these Marquis de Sade plays.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Gothic Blimp Works #2 (Tabloid) + Bonus 1970 UG tabloid

      East Village Other/Peter Leggieri 1969 - Tabloid newspaper comix. complete 24 pages including cover - 12 sheets folded (no staples or bindings were used). browning as per usual with this title, and some spotting, not a very carefully stored copy. vintage creasing to center (it tended to be stored folded in half) chips to the spine cover and outer corners of the pages. about 3'' tear at center fold outer edge, just barely short of the cover art by Crumb but not damaging any exterior art, it does cut into a panel of Bode's work on the inside cover, but there are not chunks missing, just torn. Small closed tear to outer edge of the cover at the middle. else VG. The 2nd issue of this Underground Comix tabloid newspaper with art by Robert Crumb, Vaughn Bode, Brand, Deitch, Kaluta, Lynch, Spain, Spiegelman, Todd, Trina, Wilson, and others. Bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, will ship flat. Also included is a Bonus 1970 Underground art tabloid, close to the same dimensions as GBW2, it's either coverless, or untitled. It has half page or full page illustrations, many signed 70. 14 pages (6 folded 1 half sheet at the center), 2 pieces of the art are signed by, Dan Barker, Mike Hill, the rest is either indecipherable, or unsigned, it has waterstain to the spine & some minor spotting to the edge. We received them both folded up together. Graded 1.8/10 GOOD- using the Overstreet comic book grading system. Clean cover. Bagged with backing board. Actual photo can be uploaded upon request. Shows substantial wear. Cover reflectivity may be low or absent. Book-length creases and dimples may be present. Rounded corners are more common. Moderate soiling, staining, discoloration and foxing may be present. Paper is brown but not brittle. Centerfold may be loose or detached. Moderate interior tears may be present. * * * * * {Any images shown next to the listing that have our 'aCastleofBooks' watermark on them are the exact item you will receive, all other images are for reference only. Free delivery confirmation for domestic orders. Books with Author signatures are guaranteed authentic. We understand collectors needs in terms of accurate grading and proper packaging. We stand behind our descriptions 100%. May have small easily erasable pencil markings on first page. All items will be shipped securely to insure that they arrive in exactly the same condition in which they left. Our Packing Slips do not contain any pricing information so you may order items as Gifts or for Dropship without concern. We ship every Monday, Wednesday & Friday morning. All items subject to prior sale. Images available for any item. If you wish to pay via paypal you need not wait for our invoice, but can send to payment (at) aCastleofBooks (dot) com}

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        Grüner Mond und Blumenbote.

      - Farblithographie, 1969, Paris bei Mourlot, 32x24 cm (WVZ-Nr.: Mourlot 578)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Martin Barbian]
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        Signed Sheet Music Booklet.

      Detroit 1969 - Colorful sheet music booklet signed in full for the song "That's The Way Love Is." Booklet cover includes a black-and-white photograph of Gaye set on a black-and-yellow abstract design. 4 pages, published by Jobete Music Company, Inc. and distributed by Robbins, Feist, Miller. 9" x 12". Detroit, 1969.

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        Slaughterhouse-Five:

      New York: Delacorte Press,, 1969. or, The Children's Crusade. A Duty-Dance with Death. Octavo. Original blue cloth, title to spine gilt, red and black, signature to front board gilt, black endpapers. With the dust jacket. Jacket design by Paul Bacon. Spine very lightly cocked, some spotting to edges of text block, internally bright and clean. An excellent copy in the largely unrubbed dust jacket with a slightly browned spine panel. First Edition, First Printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Lords / Notes on Vision

      Private Printing (c.1969), [Los Angeles] - [the portfolio shows some modest wear at the extremities, and bears a few external scuff marks (or finger-smudges); the printed sheets themselves are in pristine condition]. The ultra-rare original printing of Morrison's first self-published work, sometimes referred to as a "book of poems," although I can't quite fathom why, because it's pretty obvious that (a) it's not a book, and (b) it's mostly not poetry. It is, rather, a portfolio containing 82 unbound sheets, upon which are printed (rectos only) Morrison's ruminations on (mostly) the cinema. These "eyeball-slashing thoughts on film," as one Morrison biographer called them, came from the notebooks he kept during his time (1964-1965) at UCLA's film school, which is incidentally where he met future Doors co-founder and bandmate Ray Manzarek. "The Lords" was privately printed at Western Lithographers in L.A. in an edition of just 100 copies, as was the roughly-concurrently-issued "The New Creatures" (which actually *is* a "book of poetry"); both were finished and ready for distribution (if that's the word) in May 1969. At that moment The Doors were enmeshed in the aftermath of their notorious March 1st concert in Miami, including a felony charge against Morrison for "lewd and lascivious behavior," and their scheduled tour had been cancelled. Morrison was back in L.A., free on bail, and free, also, to concentrate on writing, completing his film "Feast of Friends," and putting the finishing touches on his self-publishing ventures. One Morrison biographer states that the printed copies of "Lords" were "stacked in a corner by Jim's desk [at The Doors' office on Santa Monica Blvd.] and were given away to friends and fans." This is corroborated by Los Angeles poet Michael C Ford, from whose collection this particular copy comes; Ford, who had first met Morrison at UCLA, remembers "hanging around the office" one day, and being handed this portfolio by Jim himself. Queried about the unusual format, Jim said that he "wanted it to look like an attache case -- like something a foreign correspondent would have." Around that same time (the end of May 1969), Ford took part in a poetry reading at the Cinematheque 16 screening room in Hollywood, held in conjunction with a private screening of "Feast of Friends," on which occasion Morrison gave one of the earliest readings of his long poem "An American Prayer." (Michael McClure, Seymour Cassel, Mary Woronov and others also read from their work at the same event.) *** All 82 leaves are present, each bearing the legend at the bottom: "Copyright: JAMES DOUGLAS MORRISON 1969 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED." The portfolio is accompanied by a copy of the April 1968 issue of "Eye" magazine (Vol. 1, No. 2), also from Ford's collection, containing a lengthy profile of Morrison by Digby Diehl. Published at a time when Morrison had already become notorious for his on-stage antics, it was probably the most sympathetic and insightful treatment he'd yet been accorded by a mainstream publication, and it can also be said to have planted the seed for the publication of his poetry: it was this article that was read by poet/playwright Michael McClure, who was impressed by Morrison "discussing the concept of evil in a way that made me feel we shared some insights" and subsequently arranged to meet him in New York, where McClure's controversial play "The Beard" was then running. He then visited Morrison in London in October, following the conclusion of The Doors' first European tour; while "poking around [Morrison's] apartment looking for something to read," he recalled, he "found Jim's poetry manuscript [and] sat down and read it and thought, holy smoke, this is fantastic." It was at McClure's suggestion that Morrison decided to go the self-publication route, and it was McClure who later put copies of the two private printings into the hands of his agent, who passed them along to an editor at Simon & Schuster, which published them in a combined volume in April 1970 as "Th [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: ReadInk, ABAA/IOBA]
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        Door into the Dark

      Oxford University Press, New York 1969 - 1st Edition. Hardcover. Housed in 1/4 leather clam shell box with marbled boards. 2nd book of poems by this internationally known Irish poet. Tiny chips at extremities and mild soil through out dust jacket. Slight bowing to the front board of book otherwise fine fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oh! Shinjuku

      Shaken, Tokyo, Japan 1969 - Softcovered book. Sunburned as usual. The cover front has a lengthways folding line and it becomes a little bit whitened. Edges of the cover front&back and the spine are some rubbed and have some whitened spots. The bottom of the spine is about 2 cm teared. Top-right part of the flyleaf has a round stained spot. However the plates inside still show good conditions: almost no outstanding rubbed nor chipped spot. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Cost and Choice: An Inquiry In Economic Theory

      Chicago: Markham Publishing, 1969. First edition of the economist's classic work on cost and choice. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed and dated in 2010 by the author. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. As he usually does, Professor Buchanan has produced an interesting and provocative piece of work. [Cost and Choice] starts off as an essay in the history of cost theory; the central ideas of the book are traced to Davenport and Knight in the United States, and to a series of distinguished writers associated at various times with the London School of Economics. The author emerges from this discussion with what can be described as the ultimate in subjectivist cost doctrines. . . . Economists should learn the lessons offered to us in this little book—and learn them well. It can save them from serious errors" (William J. Baumol, Journal of Economic Literature).

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        Le Vieil hippie. (The Old Hippie.)

      Paris: Graphic Europa Anstalt, 1969 - Excellent condition. Hand coloured drypoint etching on Arches paper. Plate size: 39.4 x 31.5 cm. Sheet size: 66 x 51 cm. Edition of 145. Signed in pencil lower right by Dali, numbered lower left, Dali blind stamp lower right. One of 11 plates from the Hippies portfolio. Field 69-13A. Michler & Lopsinger 384.

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        The Lords / Notes on Vision

      [Los Angeles]: Private Printing. Very Good+. (c.1969). First Edition. Portfolio. NOISBN . [the portfolio shows some modest wear at the extremities, and bears a few external scuff marks (or finger-smudges); the printed sheets themselves are in pristine condition]. The ultra-rare original printing of Morrison's first self-published work, sometimes referred to as a "book of poems," although I can't quite fathom why, because it's pretty obvious that (a) it's not a book, and (b) it's mostly not poetry. It is, rather, a portfolio containing 82 unbound sheets, upon which are printed (rectos only) Morrison's ruminations on (mostly) the cinema. These "eyeball-slashing thoughts on film," as one Morrison biographer called them, came from the notebooks he kept during his time (1964-1965) at UCLA's film school, which is incidentally where he met future Doors co-founder and bandmate Ray Manzarek. "The Lords" was privately printed at Western Lithographers in L.A. in an edition of just 100 copies, as was the roughly-concurrently-issued "The New Creatures" (which actually *is* a "book of poetry"); both were finished and ready for distribution (if that's the word) in May 1969. At that moment The Doors were enmeshed in the aftermath of their notorious March 1st concert in Miami, including a felony charge against Morrison for "lewd and lascivious behavior," and their scheduled tour had been cancelled. Morrison was back in L.A., free on bail, and free, also, to concentrate on writing, completing his film "Feast of Friends," and putting the finishing touches on his self-publishing ventures. One Morrison biographer states that the printed copies of "Lords" were "stacked in a corner by Jim's desk [at The Doors' office on Santa Monica Blvd.] and were given away to friends and fans." This is corroborated by Los Angeles poet Michael C Ford, from whose collection this particular copy comes; Ford, who had first met Morrison at UCLA, remembers "hanging around the office" one day, and being handed this portfolio by Jim himself. Queried about the unusual format, Jim said that he "wanted it to look like an attache case -- like something a foreign correspondent would have." Around that same time (the end of May 1969), Ford took part in a poetry reading at the Cinematheque 16 screening room in Hollywood, held in conjunction with a private screening of "Feast of Friends," on which occasion Morrison gave one of the earliest readings of his long poem "An American Prayer." (Michael McClure, Seymour Cassel, Mary Woronov and others also read from their work at the same event.) *** All 82 leaves are present, each bearing the legend at the bottom: "Copyright: JAMES DOUGLAS MORRISON 1969 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED." The portfolio is accompanied by a copy of the April 1968 issue of "Eye" magazine (Vol. 1, No. 2), also from Ford's collection, containing a lengthy profile of Morrison by Digby Diehl. Published at a time when Morrison had already become notorious for his on-stage antics, it was probably the most sympathetic and insightful treatment he'd yet been accorded by a mainstream publication, and it can also be said to have planted the seed for the publication of his poetry: it was this article that was read by poet/playwright Michael McClure, who was impressed by Morrison "discussing the concept of evil in a way that made me feel we shared some insights" and subsequently arranged to meet him in New York, where McClure's controversial play "The Beard" was then running. He then visited Morrison in London in October, following the conclusion of The Doors' first European tour; while "poking around [Morrison's] apartment looking for something to read," he recalled, he "found Jim's poetry manuscript [and] sat down and read it and thought, holy smoke, this is fantastic." It was at McClure's suggestion that Morrison decided to go the self-publication route, and it was McClure who later put copies of the two private printings into the hands of his agent, who passed them along to an editor at Simon & Schuster, which published them in a combined volume in April 1970 as "The Lords and the New Creatures." [NOTE that the magazine has had numerous small sections (probably pictures) clipped out of it, although the Morrison piece is complete.] .

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        4 By Robert Lowell

      Cambridge: Larence Scott, 1969. First Edition. Paperback. Fine/Fine. Number 5 of only 10 proof copies prepared of this attractive poetry book. SIGNED by Lowell with an original drawing signed by Scott. Pages still uncut. Fine condition. Scarce and beautiful. Signed by Author

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        The Godfather

      G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1969 - Advance Reading Copy. Soft Cover. Covers and spine creased and rubbed. Slight lean to spine.

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        Ce que dit la bouche d'ombre dans le bronze-étoile d'une tete.

      - Suivi de: Dernière minute électrifié. Paris, Le Soleil Noir, 1969. In -16, pp.171-(5). Brossura editoriale illustrata da BERROCAL. Edizione originale. Tiratura complessiva di 2000 esemplari, questo uno dei 300 della Série Club su bouffant Edita Prioux, presentato in una scatola nera contenente anche una versione originale in puzzle del "Mini-David 68" realizzato in altuglass bianco opaco, stampato in serigrafia a 7 colori e tagliato con una sega a filo incandescente, firmato e numerato dallo scultore. Splendido esemplare a fogli chiusi, opera ormai di grande rarità. Le Soleil Noir n. 23. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Journals Of Susanna Moodie.

      folio. 37 deckle-edges sheets (30 folded).p 32 serigraphs. loosely laid into dark blue suede and cloth clamshell box. A flawless copy of the finest and most coveted of Canadian livres d?artiste, Limited to 120 copies + 2 printers? proofs, signed by the author, artist, printers and binder, this one of 100 printed on deckle-edged Arches, Rives BFK and Canadian handmade paper. The book was designed and illustrated by Charles Pachter, and hand printed by Manuel and Abel Bello-Sanchez. The type was hand set by the artist in Della Robbia, Kennerly Old Style Italic, and Goudy Old Style foundry typefaces in 1969. The images are serigraphs, some drawn directly on screens or photo-stencils, some re-worked spontaneously from lithographs, drawings, and collages. The blue suede and cloth clamshell box was done by Marion Mertens. "I think it is fair to say that [the book] set a new standard for the handmade livre d?artiste in Canada. As a poetic evocation of the travails experienced by a nineteenth century genteel English immigrant in her new Canadian homeland, it is also a landmark literary work....Marriage of the creative efforts of two fellow voyagers, The Journals of Susanna Moodie is nothing if not my homage to the writer, poet, and friend whose genius has been a sustained source of inspiration for my imagination." (Charles Pachter) "Susanna Moodie was a nineteenth century British immigrant to the backwoods of Canada, and her autobiographical text provides a narrative context from which both Margaret Atwood and Charles Pachter respectively grapple with and negotiate the complex, polyglossic nature of Canadian culture, identity, and art. The interface between Atwood?s poetic explication of cultural, linguistic, and literary identity and Pachter?s illustrative visual representations reveals the powerful synergy that is born when text and image collide...Moodie?s chronicle, with its maternal whispers of advice, warning, hope and promise, is our point of departure, as it is from this nebulous ground of narrative instability that the complex amalgam of textured histories grows. Captivated by the specter of Moodie?s early immigrant account, Margaret Atwood?s cycle of poems...fleshes out Moodie?s bare-boned backwoods chronicles. And, born from Atwood?s poetical "turning of Moodie on her head", Pachter?s evocative graphic art further deepens and extends the branches of this towering and tangled family tree. The immigrant experience, as articulated and rearticulated by Moodie, Atwood, and Pachter for particular historical contexts and audiences, becomes a powerful metaphor for the Canadian artist?s tenuous endeavour of writing, creating, mapping, and navigating his/her way through the harsh narrative and imaginative landscape. Rather than providing us with any sort of assuring closure, Pachter?s visual text opens the very earth in which Moodie was laid to rest, leaving us, once again, haunted." (Jennifer Aldred, Haunted: The Journals of Susanna Moodie) "[Pachter?s] pictures are much more commanding in their bold colours and turbulent designs, and even in their size. Many are spread over two pages as they enfold, rather than supplement, the poems...After Moodie intrudes into the Canadian bush, it stealthily invades her: "In time the animals / arrived to inhabit me." This mutual invasion is reflected in Pachter?s style, which arranges off-balanced patterns, transposed colours, positives and negatives, mirror images.". (John Kerzer, a blizzard in my eyes, in Canadian Literature Issue 216 (Spring 2013))

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        Retrospectives and Conclusions

      New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1969. First edition. 8vo. ix, [i], 350, xi pp. Publisher's green cloth, faded at edges, in very good, edge-worn dustjacket . Signed on the flyleaf "Igor Stravinksy / 1.30.70" and inscribed by co-author Robert Craft. The recipient was Miranda "Mirandi" Massoco Levy (1914-2011), the doyenne of Sante Fe cultural life, instumental in the success of the Sante Fe Opera, and a close friend of Stravinsky

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Chicago, Chicago

      Tokyo: Bijutsu Shuppan-sha, (1969). A fine copy in silver-stamped black boards, in a nice example of the fragile photo-illustrated publisher's slipcase, worn at the foot of the opening (small stain), with the well-preserved yellow publisher's obi, lacking the card insert and original tissue overlay.. First Edition. Square quarto in slipcase. Foreword by Harry Callahan. Text by Shuzo Takiguchi. Layout by Yusaku Kamehura. Beautifully conceived, designed, and printed. While the influence of Ishimoto's teacher, Harry Callahan, is evident here, there is no mistaking Ishimoto's virtuosity, both as a photographer and a book maker. Certainly the finest Chicago photobook ever published. (Parr / Badger, v1, 289).

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      New York: Maecenas Press and Random House,, 1969. Large folio. Unbound, the sheets contained within two black silk portfolios, titles to portfolios embossed in gilt. All housed in a morocco solander box, titles to spine gilt by Cartonnages Adine, Paris. With all the original packaging material, including the shipping box. 12 heliogravures and a four-colour etched frontispiece on Rives paper. Together with a second suite of 12 plates on Japon Nacre paper. A fine set. The deluxe limited edition, number XV of 200 sets, each signed on the frontispiece by Dali. This portfolio contains the original twelve illustrations with remarque on each and the original coloured etching opposite the frontispiece, as well as a second suite of the same twelve plates on Japon Nacre paper. A superb set, in fine condition in the complete original packing materials, including shipping box.

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