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        Arctic and Alpine Research, Volumes 1 thru 17 (Hardcover, 1969-1985, NOT library discards)

      Bolder, Colorado: Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research / University of Colorado, 1969. Hardcover (see photos). Near Fine condition. NOT library discards. This long run of the quarterly journal ARCTIC AND ALPINE RESEARCH consists of Volume 1, Number 1 thru Volume 17, Number 4 -- complete for the years 1969-1985, except for vol. 15 (1983) which is missing. Bright, square, and tight. Hinges are perfect. Corners are NOT bumped. Text and illustrations are fresh and crisp -- probably never read. NO owner's name or bookplate. NO underlining. NO highlighting. NO margin notes. There are a total of 64 issues (16 volumes) bound into 15 books. Each book contains 4 quarterly issues, except the first which has all 8 issues from Volumes 1 and 2 bound together (see photo). The set is professionally bound in sturdy blue cloth, stamped in black on the spines. Oversize Hardcover. Volumes 1-13 measure 7" wide by 10.25" tall. Beginning with Volume 14, the format was enlarged to 8.75" wide by 11" tall. A few early volumes have the original wrapper mounted on the front cover (see photo). Later volumes have original wrappers bound-in. The set is complete with all folding maps and charts which are either bound-in or included loose in a custom-made linen pocket at the rear (see photo). Shipping for this large, heavy set is most economical by MEDIA MAIL (you pay only our standard charge for 1 volume; we ship the other volumes at no extra cost). Priority and International shipment are also available, but ONLY by special arrangement, and at significantly greater expense. ISSN: 0004-0851. First Edition. Oversize Hardcover (heavy). Near Fine condition. Illus. by We ship all volumes for cost of 1. 64 issues in 15 books with 400-500 pages per book. Great Packaging, Fast Shipping.

      [Bookseller: About Books]
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        Memorie lontane. Racconto. Con 10 acqueforti di Alberto Manfredi.

      Officina Bodoni di Giovanni Mardersteig 1969 4° picc.; pp. 100 non num. 4 su carta a tino Magnani, carattere Dante, con 10 acquef. originali di Manfredi, eseguite nel 1963, tirate nel testo. Ril. cartone edit. azzurro con titoli in oro al dorso e al piatto, taglio sup. colorato, astuccio editoriale. Racconto autobiografico dell'Ottocento seguito dalla prefazione di Pietro Pancrazi all'edizione del 1953. Stampato per "I Cento Amici del Libro" e limitato a complessivi 117 esemplari numerati; questo nostro è uno dei 100 ad personam; firma del presidente dell'Associazione al colophon. Cfr. Catalogo Mardersteig n.160.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Prandi s.n.c.]
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        Bibliographie de la littérature française du dix-huitième siècle. 3 Volumes complets.

      Editions du Centre National de la Recherches Scientifiques, Paris, 1969 - X- 2137pages, Très bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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        The Ship Who Sang

      Walker and Company, 1969. White cloth, black/gilt titles. First edition. Book very good with stain to much of deckled foreedge, seeping onto some pages about one-eighth to one-sixteenth inch. Also nickel-sized stain at top foreedge and small edge stain to back endsheet. DJ, with notational design by Jack Gaughan, also very good with some light spotting to reverse, one quite small chip at top edge, rubbing and fading to author's name at spine. Price of $4.95 intact. 248 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Here Lies an Honest Lawyer (Unpublished Typescript Autobiography)

      1969. Lewis, Edwin O. [1879-1974]. [Here Lies an Honest Lawyer]. [Philadelphia, c.1969] 125 pp. [And] The Papers of Judge Edwin O. Lewis: Table of Contents. [Philadelphia, n.d.] 21 pp. Photocopied typescripts in bound in calf-stamped cloth dissertation binder, light shelfwear. "Here Lies an Honest Lawyer/ Edwin O Lewis retired/ former President, Judge/ Common Pleas Court # 2/ Philadelphia County/ An Autobiography/ (Typographical Corrections/ by CLW) in pencil to sheet preceding typescript. "For Geoffrey/ LB Walton" to head of Papers, photocopied (but signed) 4 pp. letter from Edwin O. Lewis clipped to Papers. * Born in Richmond, Edwin O. Lewis attended law school at the University of Pennsylvania and settled in Philadelphia, where he became a prominent lawyer, judge and civic leader. He led the effort to establish Independence National Historic Park. This photocopy of his interesting and rather charming autobiography, never published, bears corrections by his daughter, Caroline Lewis Walton, who seems to have been assigned the role of editor. According to the letter by Lewis, Papers is an inventory of papers Lewis donated to the archives of the Independence National Historic Park. Geoffrey Walton was Lewis's grandson.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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        Imprimeurs et Libraires Parisiens du XVIe siècle. --------- TOME 2 : de Baaleu à Banville

      CTHVP - Paris 1969. 1 volume/1. TOME 2. -- Parfait état -- Reliure éditeur cartonnée pleine toile sous rhodoïd . Format in-8°( 27,8 x 19,7 cm )( 1755 gr ). ------- LIV-525 pages + 40 planches illustrées in-fine . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Okmhistoire]
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      Delacorte Press 1969 - First Edition, First Printing with "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. This copy is SIGNED by Kurt Vonnegut. A beautiful dustjacket that is rich in color with light wear to the spine and edges. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean, with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED Vonnegut First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Hot and Sour Soup. 50 poems plus 22 original lithographs all by Walasse Ting.

      Published by The Sam Francis Foundation California. Copenhagen: Bjørn Rosengreen 1969. Grandfol. Limited to 1050 copies. Unbound as published, in publisher's port-folio. Well-preserved copy.. One of 1000 copies, without number and signature

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosells Antikvariat]
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        The Man Among the Seals

      Iowa City, IA: Stone Wall Press, 1969. First edition. Hardcover. First printing of only 260 copies. The first book, a collection of poems from the author of the National Book Award winning novel "Tree of Smoke." A clean very near fine copy in brown cloth binding with paper spine label and without dust jacket as issued.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

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

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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      Putnam 1969 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Mario Puzo on a laid in signature. A beautiful copy with a hint of wear to the spine and edges. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean, with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp clean copy of this scarce First Edition in collector's condition. We buy SIGNED Mario Puzo First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Fouilles de Xanthos . -------------- TOME 3 , LE MONUMENT DES NEREIDES ------ en 2 volumes /2 : 1ère partie , L'Architecture - Texte et planches photographiques + 2ème partie , Etudes et Restitutions ( Volume de planches ) XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX NON DISPONIBLE

      Klincksieck - Paris 1969. 2 volumes/2. -- TOME 3 ( Vol de texte 27 x 21 cm + vol de planches 37 x 27 cm )( 1520 gr les 2 ). -------- 159 pages + 62 Planches Hors-texte et 100 planches de croquis et coupes pour l'album de planches in-folio . [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Okmhistoire]
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      London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1969 - Octavo, boards. First British (and first hardcover) edition. The author's third book and first short story collection, issued earlier as a paperback original in the U.S. as FOUR FOR TOMORROW (1967). See Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-514. Neat owner's name and date on front free endpaper, a fine copy in fine dust jacket with 4 mm closed tear and minor associated crease at bottom edge of front panel. A very nice copy. (#89716). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Typed letter signed.

      Ohlsdorf, 17. VI. 1969. - 4to. 1 p. With envelope. To Gotthard Böhm regarding an appointment.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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. 1st Edition. Description: [126] p. (chiefly illus. ) 21 cm. Subjects: Schulz, Charles M. (Charles Monroe) 1922-2000. Charlie Brown - Fictional character. 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.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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      Heavy Industry Publications: Hollywood, California,, 1969. Octavo. Original plain card wrappers. With the white dust jacket printed in red. An excellent copy, spine slightly faded to dust jacket,with one small closed tear to the foot. First edition, first printing. A typically mad Ruscha production - a pastiche of the photoplay genre being putatively based on a film entitled, "How to Derive the Maximum Enjoyment from Crackers".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Garden City: Doubleday, 1969 Presentation Copy. A fine copy in dustwrapper. Inscribed to his friend & publisher of Phantasia Press: "For Alex / Roger Zelazny". Exceptional Association Copy. Levack 8a.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,. 1969. cloth.. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with light wear at spine ends. and light tanning to flaps at top edges and along folds. A nice copy. of a scarce book. (#141496). First edition. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-464.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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      [London]: Macdonald Science Fiction,. [1969]. boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A very nice copy. Scarce in superior. condition. (#140981). First British (and first hardcover) edition. Signed on the title page by Niven. The first collection of Niven's hard science fiction stories, eight early works developing the "Known Space" future history. Title story was a 1967 Hugo winner. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-805.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Slaughterhouse Five

      Delacorte Press 1969 Delacorte Press, New York 1969. First Edition / First Printing. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering at the spine. Stated First Printing on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. Book Condition: Near Fine+, clean boards and spine, clean pages, tight spine, a few very light spots on the rear board and at the top edge of the pages, previous owner's name at the front endpaper which is barely visible, otherwise fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, author's photo at the rear panel, dated 0369 at the rear flap, price clipped at the front flap, shelf wear, darkening.

      [Bookseller: Rare Bookstore 1st Editions and Antiquar]
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        Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children's Crusade. A Duty-Dance with Death

      Seymour Lawrence / Delacorte Press, New York, 1969. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/Very Good. Stated first edition / first printing. Original price ($5.95) and code 8021 on front flap, code 0369 on rear flap. 1st Printing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 186 pp. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, but spine is slightly cocked. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage, other than marking to perimeter. Front hinge beginning to crack. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 003874. .

      [Bookseller: Dreadnought Books]
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        Ode to LA while thinking of Brian Jones, deceased

      Los Angeles; Western Lithograph Co. [?] for J.D.Morrison. [July] 1969, 1969. FIRST EDITION (and the only separate edition). 500 copies only, privately distributed to concert-goers. Bifolium, 4-page pamphlet, (unpaginated). Pale yellow textured paper, printed in dark green, unbound as issued. Approx. dimensions 9.5 x 6 inches. With Linweave Textra watermark, 'Made in USA'. A near fine copy, with soft vertical fold and annotations to rear from original owner listing the The Doors' opening songs that evening 'Back Door Man / Break on Through / Soul Kitchen.' The third of four self-published poetry titles by Jim Morrison [1943-1971], after 'The Lords: Notes on Vision' (April 1969), 'The New Creatures' (April 1969), and followed by 'An American Prayer' (1970), and is his only work that was devoted to a single poem. The edition comprised 'vermutlich 500' copies (Gerstenmeyer), which were handed out at the two performances The Doors gave at the Aquarius Theatre, Hollywood (both 21st July 1969). By one account the theatre floor was littered with these leaflets after the show (Humphreys), so most would have been swept up and thrown out with the garbage; in fact the present copy only escaped as it's recipient tossed it in her handbag instead of the floor. Extremely scarce thus. 'Brian Jones' is a chilling meditation on the recent death of Lewis Brian Hopkin-Jones (Brian Jones) [1942-1969], founder and deposed leader of the Rolling Stones' and the 'first martyr of rock and roll', who, two weeks earlier, had been found dead in his swimming pool at Cotchford Farm, Sussex, former home of A.A.Milne. The circumstances of his death remain one of rock's greatest mysteries. Two years later, aged 27 (the same age as Jones lived to), Morrison himself would become an infamous rock'n'roll fatality. Heinz Gerstenmeyer; The Doors [No.4], Kerry Humphreys; The Doors Collector Magazine 'most fans trashed their gift without even reading it... many who attended confirm that these sheets littered the floor and filled almost every trash bin'. PROVENANCE; Originally the property of Michelle Straubing, attendee and journalist for 'Creem' music magazine.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Les Métamorphoses érotiques. Choix de dessins de dessins exécutés de 1940 à 1968

      A l?Erotitiade 1969 - Edition originale tirée à 300 exemplaires num. et signés, celui-ci sur vélin de Rives. Grand in-4 en ff. sous couverture rempliée, chemise et étui toilés, 60 pp. de texte et d?illustrations & une chemise de 10 planches "extraites d?un traité des systèmes érotiques et des mille façons masturbatoires des Romains à Dali". Bel exemplaire in-4° [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Avenue - Veyrier]
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        Apollo 11 Mission Control Commentary of the First Lunar Landing and the First Moon Walk

      [Houston: Control Center, 20 July 1969]. 2 parts, 4to, pp. 295/2-313/1; 330/2-347/1; together 54 pp., in two blue cloth folding boxes, titled on the spines Ò Moon LandingÓ and ÒFirst Steps on the MoonÓ. First issues of these press releases handed out in Houston at the time of the landing, comprising transcripts prepared by NASA from the Mission tapes. Obviously, these were produced in some significant quantity but they are and always have been very scarce on the market. Anecdotally, the bookseller John Jenkins went to Houston and collected as many of these as he could, for which he then had matching boxes made. Since 1971, we have seen three sets, all in identical boxes, and as far as is known they have not been reproduced since. The content is, of course, the stuff of legends: ÒThe Eagle has landedÓ and ÒThatÕs one small step for man. One giant leap for mankind.Ó and so on -- material to recall one of the greatest moments in human achievement. Only once copy, identical to this one, has sold at auction, at ChristieÕs on Dec. 13, 2006 (Monuments of Science) lot 150: estimated at £1000-1500 and sold for £3000.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Neil Armstrong Signature with two photos matted and framed

      This signature of Neil Armstrong comes with two photos of Armstrong, one taken at NASA and the other is purportedly the only NASA image of Armstrong facing the camera during his walk on the moon. This horizontal piece measures 28 inches wide by 15 inches tall with a custom black wood frame. On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first of twelve human beings to walk on the moon. He has historically downplayed his notoriety and the significance of his feat. In the years since his moonwalk he has become a reluctant signer of his name. Non-commissioned signed material has become increasing rare. .

      [Bookseller: Gregor Rare Books]
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        Gothic Blimp Works #2 (Tabloid) + Bonus 1970 UG tabloid

      East Village Other/Peter Leggieri, 1969. Loose Leaf. Acceptable. 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.. * * * * * * * * * * {FREE Media Mail Shipping! Images available for any item, just ask. Any images shown next to the listing that have our 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%. All items will be shipped securely to insure that they arrive in exactly the same condition in which they left. May have small easily erasable pencil markings on first page. 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. Why the odd prices? We run a percent discount for our Biblio listings, which insures Biblio has our lowest prices online, but does give odd change.}

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        Portnoy's Complaint

      New York: Random House, 1969. Limited edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. Limited edition. This is a fine limited edition of one of Philip Roth's best known works. It is #200 of an edition of 600 signed limited copies. A fine book housed in a fine red slip case. Signed by the author.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        Naked in Garden Hills

      New York: William Morrow, 1969 First American Edition. A fine book in a fine price clipped DJ. slight tapping to to the spine ends of the book, else fine. The white DJ is immaculate. The authors second novel, after The Gospel Singer.. Signed by Author. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: MDS Books]
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        The Warlock of Love

      Lupus Music, Printed in Plymouth 1969 - First and only, edition. Slim octavo. Publisher's photographic hardcovers in dustjacket. A notoriously fragile production- this copy has a little edgewear but is essentially fine. Uncommon thus. A collection of Bolan's poetry. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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      New York: Delacorte Press, (1969). First Edition. hardcover. Fine, tight copy in a beautiful dustwrapper with none of the tanning or darkening normally associated with this title. Other than a touch of very light wrinkling to the spine head and a brief 1/2" closed tear to the bottom of the front panel, the dustwrapper is as close to new as one could hope for. A gorgeous copy, and uncommon as such. Vonnegut’s masterpiece, a classic of time travel, metaphysics, and the immorality of war. “It sounds like a fantastic last-ditch effort to make sense of a lunatic universe. But there is so much more to this book. It is very tough and very funny; it is sad and delightful; and it works.” —New York Times

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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      1969. 1. STEIG,WILLIAM. SYLVESTER AND THE MAGIC PEBBLE. NY: Simon & Schuster / Windmill (1969). Large 4to (9 1/4 x 12 1/4"), green cloth, edges faded else fine in dust wrapper (not price clipped, no award medal, light stain on upper corner). Stated 1st edition. Illustrated by Steig in color on every page. CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER. Bader (p.562-3) says "Sylvester is the rare book that merits the accolade 'a born classic' is also a great picture book." Quite hard to find in the first edition.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Door into the Dark

      Faber and Faber Ltd, 1969 - A little foxing, mostly to end-papers and rear and inner panels of dust-wrapper, otherwise a very nice copy in dust-wrapper. Loosely inserted is the Poetry Book Society Bulletin no. 61 which includes Heaney writing about the book and the contemporary TLS review news cutting [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        Présentation critique d'Hortense Flexner suivie d'un choix de poèmes.

      Gallimard 1969 - - Gallimard, Paris _1969, 18x21cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 40 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, tirage de tête. Bel exemplaire. Des femmes écrivains & Quelques tirages de têtes. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        THE FIRE-DWELLERS. Signed

      Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Ltd., 1969 First Edition neatly Inscribed by Margaret Laurence on the title-page to Canadian poet, author and founding member of The Fiddlehead, Elizabeth Brewster. 'Elizabeth - with best wishes, Margaret Laurence'. A fine copy in orange cloth, Elizabeth Brewster's ownership signature to the front free endpaper, gilt titles to the spine in a near fine pictorial dustwrapper with just a hint of use. 8vo. 308 pp. Warwick A4, Spadoni & Donnelly 2109. A splendid association copy of this Manawaka novel.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        ORIGINAL DRAWING used on page 80 of THE SECOND BARREL

      [1969]. Drawing. Near Fine, attractive, and scarce. An 11" x 15" pen-and-ink drawing by Sloane used in his book THE SECOND BARREL. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the artist in green ink at the bottom to Howard Wolf and dated 1971. The subject of the drawing is "When Corn Was King" and depicts a corn crib, cob handles, a corn broom, a cob pipe, harvest garlands, corn dolls, a knife-and-pail corn-sheller, a cob loom-spool, and a corn stopper. A faint printer's notation of "40% off" in green at the upper margin. Nicely matted to an overall size of 17" x 21" ready to be framed.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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      Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1969. 1st thus edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Slightly better than very good condition with no wrapper. The Deluxe Indian Paper Edition. Black cloth with gilt titles spine and decoration to front cover. All 3 books in one volume. Paper is wafer thin. Spine very lightly faded. Neat inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Some light page corner creases to prelims. Contained in a very good slip-case,which is a litle scuffed. [R]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        Handmade POSTER for Bukowski's First Known Poetry Reading

      [Los Angeles], [1969]. First Edition. Poster. Tears along edges, jagged, but without loss of any words. Very Good and an exceptional artifact from Bukowski's career, the only known example. A hand-lettered poster @11" x 11" in black, red, and green inks for Bukowski's first known public readings at The Bridge bookstore, Los Angeles, on December 19 and 20, 1969. The text reads: "Charles Bukowski will give his first public demolition poetry reading at the Bridge," along with the address and dates. Accompanied by a handwritten letter dated 1994 from Bukowski's bibliographer, Sanford Durbin, describing in detail how he acquired the poster at the time. In part: "At intermission I went out in the alley to pee; as I walked back in I saw someone peeing under a light; it was Hank. He looked at me & said kinda wimpy, 'Hi Neeli.' -- How many were there -- the Bridge, N. Kenmore? Maybe 50? A bar? a night spot? -- Maybe the sign was in front, maybe I saw it walking from the Bridge back to his place. On a utility pole. Sure I want it, down it came.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        L' oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo III *

      P. Pétridès, Paris 5.5.1969. - Broché 35 x 27, couverture imprimée rempliée, double emboîtage, chemise demi toile, pièce de titre papier contrecollée. Hormis une découpe propre de deux premiers noms figurant au point "G", qui n'empêchera pas l'amateur averti de jouir pleinement de cette acquisition fondamentale, exemplaire très frais. Le plus copieux tome de l'oeuvre peint du célèbre artiste, avec un avant-propos de l'auteur-éditeur, un collectionneur redoutable semble-t-il.Quand Montmartre faisait rêver. Édition originale. L'un des 1'000 exemplaires numérotés sur Arches filigrané, outre quelques hors commerce ou nominatifs.

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        FEATHERS Plain and Fancy

      New York:: The Viking Press,. 1969 [1971].. 9" x 6". 2nd printing. 126 pp including index.. A fine binding by Garth While of full vellum, painted on both covers and spine in a design featuring different colored feathers, after the Simon illustrations in the work. AEG. Blue decorative eps. Custom clamshell box.. A Fine copy in a Nr Fine clamshell case.. Garth While, a gifted artist from South East London, was trained at Morley College, London, and who has won & placed in numerous competitions. A man of many talents, a la William Morris, in recent years he has turned his fine craftsmanship to silver-smithing, of which he can now boast some pieces are housed in the Victoria and Albert Museum. . Color illustrations by the author.

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        Still Life with Raspberry or The Bumper Book of Steadman

      London: Rapp & Whiting Limited,, 1969. Quarto. Original brown boards, titles to spine gilt. With with dust jacket. Illustrated throughout the text by Ralph Steadman. Spine bumped, white dust jacket a little marked and rubbed, 9 cm closed tear to foot of front panel. First edition, first impression. Edition of 50. Steadman has added a drawing in felt tip to the half title of a curate sitting at a table with an exploding egg and inscribed the page "or The Curates Egg (Parts of it are excellent) Ralph Steadman, July 69. P.S. This is a rotten Yoke", and numbered the page 33/50.

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        Where the two came to their father;: A Navaho war ceremonial (Bollingen series

      Princeton University Press, 1969. First Edition. Paperback. very Good/box. Princeton, 1989, Princeton U Press, 1st of this printing, a 2nd ed. Has 85 text pages, stiff paper cover, with 18 full-color plates loose in box (17-12" tall x 12-1/2" wide). ng of 1944. A very nice copy of a rarely found edition. I will ship quickly and carefully with confirmation, insurance and free USPS tracking number. This is an oversized book and may require additional shipping charges for international or expedited shipment.

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        Slaughterhouse Five or The Children's Crusade

      New York: Delacorte Press, 1969. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light toning to the spine. Boldly signed by Kurt Vonnegut. Housed in a custom quarter morocco clamshell box. A very sharp copy of this classic work. Slaughterhouse-Five, perhaps Vonnegut's most powerful novel, presents two characters who can see beneath the surface to the tragic realities of human history but make no attempt to bring about change… The central event is the destruction of Dresden by bombs and fire storm—a catastrophe that Vonnegut himself witnessed as a prisoner of war" (Vinson, 1414-15). "Kurt Vonnegut knows all the tricks of the writing game. So he has not even tried to describe the bombing. Instead he has written around it in a highly imaginative, often funny, nearly psychedelic story. The story is sandwiched between an autobiographical introduction and epilogue" (The New York Times).

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      Los Angeles: Mirisch-Cartier 19 December 1969 - 13 April 1970.. [1],A-F,174 leaves plus lettered inserts. Quarto. Mimeographed typescript, printed on rectos only of white, blue and pink stock. Bradbound in production company wrappers. Trace of corner curling, else very good to fine. A 2nd draft of Stein's own adaptation to film of his 1964 award- winning play (based on stories by Sholom Aleichem), with music and lyrics by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. The draft has been further revised by an array of dated revises on blue and pink stock made over the 4 month span noted above. The film was released in November 1971, and was directed by Norman Jewison. John Williams orchestrated the musical adaptations, and the cast included Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, et al. The film was nominated for, and won, several awards. This copy has been inscribed and signed by Stein; the recipient is not immediately identifiable as associated with the production.

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        Bach's Continuo Group: Players and Pracices in His Vocal Works (Studies in the History of Music)

      Harvard Univ Pr, 1969. Hardcover. Very Good. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. 264 pp. Fine, in very good dust jacket. Sun fading to spine and top edge of jacket. One very short edge tear at top of rear panel. No markings.

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        Presage No. XVI Vol. A: Surface Textures and Surface Tensions with Touch Appeal

      Liechtenstein: Egaserp Établissements, 1969. Very good in spiral-bound hand-painted Styrofoam and tinfoil boards, with a circular cutout on the front cover. Internal pages show varying signs of wear.. First Edition. Quarto. Installment of volume A, issue number XVI, of Presage Paris Fashion Forecast. A leading quarterly in haute couture from 1961 through 1987, Presage seamlessly combined art, fashion, and design in colorful issues on current trends, providing an alternative to the stark commercial fabric catalogues of the day. Created in Paris and marketed to an American audience, each issue sought to predict the season's styles through a selection of fabric swatches, photo illustrations, patterns, and fashion design sketches for men, women, and children. The staggering subscription fee of $750 abetted the journal's lavish production, which incorporated unusual materials such as foil, lace, styrofoam, and cloth, among other media, into its variously sparse, Pop, and postmodern designs. Under the leadership of designer Rosita Fanto, who directed the journal after its third issue, Presage also acted as a working tool for members of the specialized fashion industries; the typical volume was divided into six sections, devoted to distinct facets of the business and published under the titles Les Coloris (Color), Les Lainages (Wool), Les Tissés (Woven), Jersey Façonnes Dentelles (Jersey Brocade Lace), Les Imprimés (Print), and Sketch Future (Future Sketch). A noteworthy experiment in graphic design and book arts and important document of the evolution of late twentieth century fashion, the quarterly belongs to several museum and library collections, including the Yale University Library, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Centre Pompidou. This installment features 95 fashion design sketches and prints, and& 83 fabric swatches.

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        Collection of 29 Original Movie Posters, Mostly "Sleaze" Sexploitation B or Lower Grade Films of the 1960s, '70s and Early 1980s

      Group of mostly full sheet size movie house posters; average 41" x 27" size, a couple smaller and one half sheet; 29 titles + 6 doubles, total of 35 posters: Love Under 17 (2); Semi-Tough; Teen Lust (2); Fanny Hill Meets Lady Chatterly; How to Do Anything At All With Girls, Abrams Parisi Release 'Should Wives Compete With Call Girls at a Business Party?'; 1969 Starlet. starring Shari Mann, allegedly the first adult film about the adult film industry; The Animal, Olympic International Films black and white; 1968 The Killing Game, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Claudine Auger, supposedly about a killer who follows a comic strip as a blueprint for murder; 1972 Twins of Evil (and) Hands of the Ripper Peter Cushing, Eric Porter, horror twist; 1971 Eroticon, Adelphia; Whirlpool, Karl Lauchburg Vivian Neues; The Female Animal, Arlene Tiger (2); Darktown Strutters, New World Pictures Trena Parks Roger E. Mosley, blaxploitation, also starring The Dramatics, John Solie art; 1969 Thar She Blows, Entertainment Ventures Inc. adult movie with a nautical theme; 1973 Superchick, Joyce Jillson (2); Miss Hornee, "African Safari" theme, rated XF (adult and Funny); Ann & Eve, Gio Petrie & Marie Liljedahl; (1969) Turn on to Love ( A whole generation are going to Pot) Sharon Kent; 1967 Suddenly a Woman, Lailla Anderson BW; 1972 Swingin' Pussycats, Ursula Von Manescul , Marianne Lebleau; The Room of Chains (2, both worn) Group 1 Films Ltd.; Mondo Bizarro (perhaps the best of the lot, the title speaks for itself-Nazi theatre, Arab slavery, other tidbits in this bw montage); "Yes" Count the Possibilities (Sweden) Gunilla Ivansson Lars Leid Gun Falck; House of the Red Dragon "The Most Lavish Skin Spectacle of All Time", some edgewear; The Taming, Lindsey Bowen, Liz Stevens Sharon Church, smallest of the lot at 22" x 28"; Make Me A Woman Elli Fotiou; The Lustful Turk A&B Production, crudely colored-over female behinds & breast areas; Freedom to Love Grove Press Evergreen Film Prod. Dr. Phyllis & Eberhard Kronhausen; That Woman Eva Renzi BW Globe Pictures; accomplished on a variety of paper stock and in colors and black and white; appear to have been display posters from a movie house; have been stored folded in sleeves in a binder, hence old fold lines & some creasing; couple of the doubles with more wear and soiling, discoloration on a couple; overall very good condition and a good collection of the film posters advertising this genre of film, both foreign and domestic US productions.. Very Good.

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