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        Darker Than Amber (Original screenplay for the 1970 film)

      National General Pictures, 1969. Final shooting script for the 1970 film, "Darker than Amber," based on the 1966 novel by John D. MacDonald, featuring his series character Travis McGee. Written for the screen by Ed Waters and starring Rod Taylor and Theodore Bikel. Boldly SIGNED by Rod Taylor on the front wrapper. & & Notable as the only feature film adaptation of MacDonald's wildly popular Travis McGee series, long unavailable on any kind of viewing format. Professional beach bum and 'knight errant' Travis McGee goes up against psychotic body-builder Terry Bartell. McGee pulls out all the stops when he joins a Carribean cruise to bring the killer to justice. & & Red studio wrappers, with credits for screenwriter Waters and novelist MacDonald, marked "FINAL" and dated 28 Jan. 1969. 114 pages, all white. Pages and wrapper both in Fine condition. A fresh copy of an extremely scarce MacDonald item.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        poetrie 5 bis 1. zeitschrift für posiererei pometrie poeterei und poesie

      Köln/London/Reyklavik, ed. hansjörg mayer (1969).. 8°. 4 Bll., ca. 200 S. Mit Abb. OKart. ill. - (Gesammelte Werke. Bd. 15) Mit eh., 4-zeil. Widmung d. Künstlers a. d. Vortit., dat. [19]70. Erschien in einer Auflage von 1000 Exemplaren.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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      Isla Negra, Chile: circa 1969.. These are two original and unpublished handwritten personal letters, in Spanish, by the Nobel Prize winning Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, with an envelope addressed and marked "Top Secret" by Neruda, plus one printed invitation from Neruda's wife, Matilde. The Neruda letters are addressed to Mr. Carlos Matus, who was a close friend and neighbor of Neruda in the beach town of Isla Negra in Chile, where Neruda is buried. In the early 1970s, during the government of President Salvador Allende, Carlos Matus was appointed Minister of Economy of Chile and President of the Council and Development Corporation. In 1973 he was imprisoned by the Pinochet dictatorship. Mr. Matus was exiled and passed away in 1998. A complete translation is included. The first letter is two pages in length, and the second is one page. Both letters are written in green ink on Neruda's printed tan stationery, which are folded to fit the envelope, and show minor edge wear. The envelope is torn from careless opening and has two punch holes along the left side. The printed invitation is also folded, with corresponding punch holes, and minor edge wear. The text is both personal and political in nature. Original letters handwritten by Neruda are very scarce, and seldom found offered in the marketplace.

      [Bookseller: Jett W. Whitehead Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        History of Portuguese Cartography

      Coimbra,: Junta de InvestigaÁ?o do Ultramar-Lisboa 1969-, 1971.. Two volumes quarto, colour frontispieces and many plates, inscribed by the author; a good copy in the original maroon cloth. First edition in English, limited to 1,000 copies. This is a presentation copy of Cortesao's authoritative work, inscribed by him to his fellow-historian and great collector Boies Penrose; a charming letter from Cortesao to Penrose is also included.This study of cartographic history, by one of the pre-eminent historians of Portuguese exploration and map making, deals with developments until the fifteenth century. The first volume has a wider scope than the title suggests, including discussion on early Western cartography and navigational science until the Renaissance as a frame of reference for Portuguese efforts. The second and larger volume focuses in detail on the history of Portuguese navigation, discussing the early Atlantic voyages and the works of Portuguese map makers in the fifteenth century. A third volume, though planned, was never completed.

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        Collection of 31 books inscribed by Paul Bowles to composer and friend Phillip Ramey

      v.p v.d v.p, v.d. 31 vols., Various sizes, mostly 8vo. . Generally in very good or better condition, unless noted otherwise below . Phillip Ramey is an American composer and writer and was one of Paul Bowles' closest friends towards the end of the author's life. Ramey was for many years the annotator and program editor at the New York Philharmonic and has written the liner notes to hundreds of recordings, as well as a biography of the composer Irving Fine. His Horn Concerto was commissioned by the NY Philharmonic to celebrate their 150th anniversary. Ramey continues to compose and write and is in the process of overseeing the recording of his piano works. Ramey was first introduced to Paul Bowles in 1969 by Aaron Copland and later became a close friend and neighbor of the author, renting Jane Bowles' former apartment in Tangier. (A full account of their meeting and friendship can be found here: Ramey was an important friend and ally of Bowles in his later years, helping to care for his friend as his health deteriorated and protecting the often besieged author from the various journalists and fanatics that would show up at his Tangier home. Ramey was also important in the rediscovery and appreciation of Bowles' work as a composer and had a hand in the recording of some of his friend's piano works. They remained friends until Bowles' death in 1999. The collection comprises books, mostly by Bowles, inscribed to Ramey during his many stays in Tangier: BOWLES, Paul. Let it Come Down [two copies]. New York, 1952. First edition. Inscribed by PB. Poor. ____. The Delicate Prey and Other Stories. New York, 1952. First thus. Very good, with tape repair to spine. "(first paperback edition) Paul Bowles, Tangier, 4/VII/88." ____. Let It Come Down. New York, 1953. FIrst thus. Very good, with some toning and edgewear. Signed by PB on the title page. ____. The Delicate Prey and Other Stories. New York, 1956. Second printing of the Signet edition. Very good. Signed by PB on the title page. ____. Yallah - Photographs by Peter W. Haeberlin. New york, 1957. First English language ed. Title page excised. In very good dustjacket with fading to spine and edgewear. "Paul Bowles. Tangier - xii/1998." ____. Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue. New York, [1963]. First edition. Near fine in good dustjacket, with chips and closed tears, old tape repair to verso, and darkening to spine. Signed by PB on the title page. ____. Up Above the World. New York, 1966. First edition. Inscribed by PB, "Paul Bowles, 4/vii/88, Tangier." Near fine in very good unclipped dust jacket with light edgwear and repaired tear to spine. ____. The Time of Friendship. New York, 1967. First edition. Inscribed by PB. In torn dustjacket. ____. Up Above the World. New York, 1968. First thus. Very good. "Paul Bowles, Tangier, 4/VII/88." ____. Without Stopping. New York, 1972. First edition. Near fine, lacking dustjacket. "For Phillip Ramey with thanks for his good tidings. All my best. Paul Bowles. Tangier 28/VII/84." ____. Let it Come Down. Black Sparrow Press: Santa Barbara, 1980. Inscribed by PB to PR. ____. Up Above the World. London, 1982. Peter Owen reprint. Near fine in price clipped dust jacket with toning to spine. "For Phillip, my fourth novel and his fourth visit to Morocco. Best, Paul. 30/VII/87 Tangier." ____. The Spider's House. London, 1985. Inscribed, "For Phillip Ramey, on the eve a visit to Fez. Bon voyage. Paul. Tangier 9/vi/85." Very good in dustjacket. ____. Their Heads Are Green. London, 1985. Second edition. Faint waterstaining at top end of gutter and dustjacket, else very good. "For Phillip Ramey on his third visit to the Magreb. All my greetings. Paul B. Tangier. 8/VI/85." ____. A hundred Camels in the Courtyard. San Francisco, [1972]. Fifth printing. Very good with some toning to spine. "on the occasion of his sixth visit to Morocco, for Phillip Ramey, from Paul, Tangier, 9/VIII/89." ____. Without Stopping: An Autobiography. New York, 1972. First edition. Near fine in chipped dustjacket. Inscribed in PB's hand with a quotation from Mrabet. "America is an invention of the English - Mrabet. 4th July 1988, Paul Bowles." ____. Collected Stories, 1939-1976. Santa Barbara, 1980. Third printing. Dampstain to rear cover, affecting some of the text block. "For Phillip Ramey, make many more trips to T. My best, Paul B. Tangier, 9/VI/85." ____. Unwelcome Words. Bolinas, 1988. Signed by PB. ____. Call at CorazUn. London, 1988. First English edition. Near fine in dust jacket with some toning. "For Phillip - as he ends his fifth sojourn in Morocco. My best always. Paul. 12/VIII/88 Tangier." ____. Misa de Gallo. Madrid, 1989. Near fine in publisher's stiff wrappers. "For Phillip, recalling the period when he had to dominate. (Recall implies pleasure.) If only he returns! Tangier - 1/XII/97, Paul" and signed and dated again by PB on the title page. ____. Paul Bowles by His Friends. London, 1992. Inscribed by PB, "Tangier, 1993." ____. To Far From Home. Illustrated by Miquel BarcelU. Switzerland, 1992. Fine. SIgned by PB in 1998. ____. In Touch: The Letters - London, 1994. First English edition. Near fine in dustjacket, rubbed, with some pealing to laminate on rear panel. Inscribed in a shaky, barely legible hand, "For Phillip from Paul - Tangier 7/X/1999. It's the effort that counts." ____. Paul Bowles: Photographs. Zurich, Berlin, New York, 1994. First edition. Near fine in dustjacket. "For Phillip, regretting his imminent departure. Paul. 13/x/96 - Tangier." ____. Cuentos Escogidos. Madrid, 1995. Near fine in publisher's thick wrappers. "Phillip - a shame your music was used but not credited to you. Paul. 15/IX/95 Tangier." Bowles is referring to the fact that a snippet of one of Ramey's scores was used without credit as part of the design of the front cover. ____. The Time of Friendship - with Ten Photographs by Vittorio Santoro. Zurich, 1995. First edition, one of 1500 copies. Near fine. PB has written out the title page, which was printed from his handwriting ("Paul Bowles / The Time of Friendship / 1997"). Additionally inscribed by the photographer to PR. ____. Dear Paul. Dear Ned: The Correspondence of Paul Bowles and Ned Rorem. Introduction by Gavin Lambert. N.p., 1997. Spine faded. Limited signed edition, one of 26 numbered copies SIGNED by PB, Rorem, and Lambert. This copy lettered "P.R." for PR. MRABET, Mohammed, trans. Paul BOWLES. Look & Move On. Black Sparrow Press: Santa Barbara, 1976. Dampstain at top gutter throughout. Inscribed in Arabic by Marabet to PR and signed by PB and dated 1999. ____. The Beach CafE & The Voice. Santa Barbara, 1980. Signed by MM and PB. ____. Look and Move On. London, 1989. Signed by PB. Very good in dustjacket. EL YACOUBI, Ahmed Ben Driss. Historias. Madrid, 1952. One of 400 numbered copies. Darkening to covers. Signed by PB in 1999. PR claims this was the last book that PB signed in his lifetime

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        Signed Photograph of Nixon As President, Inscribed to George Murphy

      Signed Photograph of Nixon As President, Inscribed to George Murphy.& & The Vietnam War was at its height when Nixon was inaugurated in January 1969, and his handling of it was controversial and led to demonstrations by a growing anti-war movement. In November, the March on Washington brought half a million protestors into the streets and a pro-war backlash resulted. It was a time of confrontation. In December, Nixon paused to thank Senator George Murphy, his long-time friend, for his ongoing support. & & A color photograph of him put to an 11 by 14 inch mat, inscribed and signed on the mat "To Senator George Murphy, For whose friendship and support through the years I shall always be grateful, Dick Nixon." He has dated the photograph "12-24-69," so the presentation was signed as president. This is a very uncommon photograph, as few Nixon White House era pictures bear authentic signatures and fewer still are in color. In 1970, Murphy would engineer Nixon's famous meeting with Elvis Presley. The mat is creased at top right. Provenance: the Murphy family. &

      [Bookseller: The Raab Collection]
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        Goodbye Baby & Amen: A Saraband for the Sixties

      New York: Coward-McAnn, 1969. Tiny bump at the spine heel, else fine in a near fine jacket. Lovely copy of a book prone to wear.. First U.S. Edition. Folio. 60s highspot. (Open Book 246-247; Auer 498).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Geologic Setting of the Lunar Samples Returned with Apollo XI

      NASA, 1969. Soft cover with stapled binding covered with black cloth binding tape over blue, illustrated with b/w photos and drawings, 93 pages. This was a preliminary report intended for internal NASA usage. Cover is worn at tips of corners with creases at lower corners, marginal sun fading, the name "Appleton" written on top margin of front, lightly soiled. Text is clean. Rare. Scans available. USPS confirmation used on all shipments. Additional postage will be necessary for Priority or International addresses.. First Edition. Softcover. Good.

      [Bookseller: The Bookbums at Ish Kabibble Books]
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        Birds of Paradise and Bower Birds.

      Weidenfeld and Nicolson., London. 1969 - The World Naturalist series edited by Richard Carrington. xxii + 485pp, illustrated + cold and black and white plates. A fine hardback in 'Native dyed Oasis red morocco with superb Bird of Paradise amidst foliage raised and moulded onto front cover, the foliage extended to spine and back cover, full leather doublures, gilt edges, enclosed in a protective drop back box covered in buckrum by Paul Delrue. A superb example of a modern binding by Paul Delrue of the Limbury Bindery. It was exhibited at the Thomas Harrison Memorial Exhibition at the National Book League London, in July 1973 and was outstanding for its rich colours and the imagination shown in adapting binding to subject'. The Bernard Quaritch description together with the competition entry form are loosely inserted in the box. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Elaine Beardsell (ABA,PBFA )]
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      Garden City: Doubleday & Co., Inc.,. 1969. cloth.. Upper corner of first two leaves creased, staining to gutter margins. from binding glue bleed, a nearly fine copy in very good or better. dust jacket with mild dust soiling, light age-darkening to spine. panel with just a touch of color fade, and small scratch to rear. panel. (#135664). First edition. "A brilliantly realized science fiction future darkened by Kafkaesque paranoia. As portrayed by Dick, a world in which cryogenic suspension has abolished traditional concepts of death and in which psychics can alter the future by changing the past is one that offers no foundation for objective truth." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-113. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-336. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4- 97. Berger, Science Fiction and the New Dark Age, p. 104. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2350-56.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        The Preserving Machine

      New York. Ace Books. 1969. Cloth covered boards in original dustwrapper. 8vo. Book Club Edition. Signed boldly in black ink by Dick to Front Free Endsheet. A collection of earlier stories by Dick and published& by Ace Books as part of their "Ace Science Fiction Specials & series". The stories had originally appeared in the magazines& Fantasy and Science Fiction, Galaxy Science Fiction, Beyond& Fantasy Fiction, If, Amazing Stories, Planet Stories, Worlds of& Tomorrow, Imagination and Satellite. & & A Fine copy in a Very Good dustwrapper.

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB]
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        I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Gather Together In My Name, Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas, The Heart of a Woman, All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes, A Song Flung Up To Heaven

      New York: Random House, 1969-2002.. First editions, first printings of each volume in the author's acclaimed autobiography series. Octavo, 6 volumes. Each are inscribed by Maya Angelou. An excellent set in dust jackets.

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        Leaflets: Poems 1965-1968

      New York: Norton, (1969). Faint dampstaining along the bottom and fore edges of the back cover, else a very good copy in wrappers. The framed illustration is fine.. First Edition. The simultaneous issue in wrappers. An exceptional association copy, INSCRIBED by Rich to John Berryman: "For John, in love & gratitude / Adrienne." With five pencil emendations to the text in an unknown hand, the page numbers of which are noted on the rear pastedown. Also included with the book, and likely given to Berryman at the same time, is a small framed illustration [likely] from Mirza Ghahib's Ghazal XVIII. On the rear of the frame, Rich has written out her 10 line translation of the Ghazal, and INSCRIBED it: "For John, 25 October 1968 / in love and celebration / from Adrienne / [ten line transcription in her hand] / translated from the Urdu by Aijaz Ahmad & Adrienne Rich." A section of translated Ghazals appears at the rear of this volume, but Rich's personal translation for Berryman is not among them.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        LEAFLETS. POEMS 1965-1968

      New York: W. W. Norton & Company, (1969). First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper to Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Hardwick, and their only child Harriet: "For Elizabeth + Cal + Harriet-/with always more love-/Adrienne." Lowell appropriated the book and the margins are filled with his ticks and slashes and a few words, especially in the section "Ghazals, Homage to Ghalib," a series of meditations on contemporary life modeled on Ghalib; the similarity to the poems Lowell was then working on for NOTEBOOKS and HISTORY is remarkable as is the association value of this copy. Three years later Lowell would publish THE DOLPHIN which Rich called ìa cruel and shallow book" and ìone of the most vindictive and mean-spirited acts in the history of poetry.î Writing in AMERICAN POETRY REVIEW, she said: ìwhat does one say about a poet who, having left his wife and daughter for another marriage, then titles a book with their names [FOR LIZZIE AND HARRIET] and goes on to appropriate his ex-wifeís letters written under the stress and pain of desertion, into a book of poems nominally addressed to the new wife?î

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Morire di Classe

      Torino: Giulio Einaudi, (1969). Light wear and edge creases; close to near fine in printed wrappers.. First Edition. Small oblong quarto. SIGNED by Gianni Berengo Gardin; uncommon thus. Photographs in an Italian mental asylum, later shut down as a direct result of its portrayal in this searing book. (Parr / Badger, v2, 246; Auer 508).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Wines of the World

      London: The Arcadia Press & McGraw Hill,, 1969. Large octavo (262 × 185 mm). Finely bound in full red morocco by Zaehnsdorf, titles to spine gilt, five raised bands, grape vine design to upper board in gilt with green and turquoise onlay, marbled endpapers, floral design to turn-ins and all edges gilt. With the publisher's illustrated cloth slipcase. Illustrations throughout. A fine copy. One of a limited edition of 265 numbered copies expressly designed and bound by Zaehnsdorf and signed by the author on the limitation leaf. Simon's encyclopaedic production is separated into sections, one for each country; alongside France, Italy, Germany, the New World and others, it has almost 200 pages dedicated to Iberian wines, with H. Warner's Allen's chapter on the Wines of Portugal lengthily discoursing on "Vintage Port" and "Immortal Madeira", and a chapter on the Wines of Spain by George Rainbird, including a History and sections on: Sherry, Montilla and Moriles, Rioja, La Mancha and Valdepeñas, Málaga, Levante, Catalonia, Sparkling Wines, Spanish Brandy, and more.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Maya Quartos 1-13

      Cranium Press, Clifford Burke, San Francisco, 1969. First Edition. Softcover. Fine Condition. Signed by Author. The 13 Maya Quartos, 12 signed by the author and the 13th a collection, each one of 50 and this one of 15 boxed sets in a decorative paper covered slipcase - slipcase lettering piece detached but present. Light rubbing to the slipcase in a few spots, the quartos themselves fine with very slight wear to the edges of a few volumes. Published May 1969-July 1971.& & Shekinah - Hirschman& Count Three - Benveniste& A Pitch-Blende - Eshleman& From Eden Book - Meltzer& The Song Mt Tamalpais Sings - Welch& Poem Afternoon in a Square of Guadalajara - Brandi& Susanna Martin - Bialy& Poetic Disturbances - Duncan& Views 1-7 - Enslin& Scenes of Life at the Capital - Whalen& Greystone Poems - Bathurst& Of the Breath of - Corman& The Thirteenth Quarto - Various& & Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Signed by Author. Inventory No: 041182. .

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        Iron Tonic (Signed Limited Edition)

      New York: Albondocani Press, 1969. First edition. Small oblong softcover. Copy 45 from an edition of 200 numbered copies. A fine copy in wrappers. Signed by Gorey on the limitation page. A very fresh copy. Toldeano A31b.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        The Yale Review : a Quarterly Journal of History and Political Science, Old Series 1892-1911 / with an Introduction by Joseph Dorfman - [Complete in 20 Volumes; 19 Plus the Index]

      New York : A. M. Kelley, 1969. Fine Facsimile Reprint. Physical desc. : 20 v. : ill. ; 23 cm. Subject: Social sciences. Economics. Series: Reprints of economic classics. Originally published quarterly: New York : Ginn, 1893; New Haven, Conn. : Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1894-1907. An exceptional set; all volumes fine in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        ULTIMO ROUND - grafica Julio Silva.

      SIGLO XXI EDITORES S.A. 1969 17X 26,5 BR. ED. FIG. N. PP. 219 IN DUE PARTI; STampato in italia (torino, 30 ottobre 1969)in 10.000 esemplari; prima edizione. strappo orizzontale in antiporta, altrimenti buono.

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        Invitation To A Beheading

      July 16, 1969. Original typescript contract, signed. Crane bond paper. Contract is the original typescript (not a carbon) on Crane bond paper and has been folded into thirds for mailing. There is evidence of staple removal in the upper left corner. Overall, the contract is bright and exhibits little handling. Rare. Signed by Vladimir Nabokov. This contract is a proposed agreement with Mr. Russell McGrath and concerns McGrath's dramatic adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov's Invitation To A Beheading, which was originally presented by The New York Shakespeare Festival in March of 1969. This contract dated July 16, 1969 allows for the adaptation to be licensed for additional performances in "regional theatres anywhere throughout the world."

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      Paris: Maeght. 1st Edition. No Binding. Fine. RARE ORIGINAL SIGNED COLOR LITHOGRAPH, number 10 of only 75 SIGNED BY MIRO. Extraordinary vibrant and colorful image on BFK Rives paper from 1969. Size: 33 1/4 x 23 11/16 in. (84.5 x 60.2cm). Mourlot 613. Small fold at outer upper left corner, and some rippling to sheet at upper left; tiny section of outer lower left corner missing. Framed.

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        ART POVERA

      Celant, Germano. ART POVERA. New York & Washington, DC: Praeger Publishers, 1969. First Edition. Small 4to. Cloth in Pictorial Dust Jacket. Art Monograph. Very Good +./Very Good +.. 240pp, profusely illustrated in b&w. Text in English, Italian and German. "Art Povera" is Germano Celant's important early Conceptual, Minimal and Earth Art survey from 1969 in which the author devotes between five and eight full pages each of text and documentary images to a stellar selection of the period's most important and innovative practitioners. The artists featured here are Walter de Maria, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Stephen Kaltenbach, Richard Long, Mario Merz, Douglas Huebler, Joseph Beuys, Eva Hesse, Michael Heizer, Ger Van Elk, 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, Carl Andre, Emilio Prini, and Richard Serra. A handsome copy of the exceedingly uncommon hardbound 1969 first American edition showing mild rubbing and soiling to the bottom edge of the boards, a slight spine lean, and some typical toning of the textblock due to its highly sulfurous, thick newsprint pages. The dust jacket is complete and intact with some creases along the extremities along with a short closed tear to the rear panel. 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 70-84095 Inventory Number: 019640&

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        KISS [Set of eight issues] Vol. 1, Nos. 2, 3, 6, 13, 15. Vol. 6, Nos. 4, 7, 8

      "New York, NY": KISS / Far Out Enterprises. 1969-1970s. "Vol. 1, No. 2, May 5, 1969 ~ 20 pp. Adult newspaper featuring nude photos and articles on sexual topics, erotic fiction, and censorship. From the publishers of the East Village Other, [EVO]. This issue has an editorial about the first amendment. Wet Dreams by Amalo. Legalize Necrophelia, by Alan Martin. Mung, by D.A. Latimer (in which he explians what 'mung' is and attempts to classify porn). One side of the centerspread is a very large penis photo. The other is R. Crumb's ""The Family that Lays Together Stays Together."" Poor Pedophile's Almanac by King Albert. Fiction: New Years Eve at the Pension de Lay, Party 1, by Pearl N. Joying. Dr. Frederick Worthjam introduces some erotic Mother Goose-style poems. Back cover: ad for Gothic Blimp Works, with R. Crumb image (cover image from Gothic Blimp Works #2 (reproduced here in red, blue & purple). Newsprint interiors, with cover and center-spread printed on better quality, less acidic paper.& Tabloid newspaper, 11.5 x 14.5, folded to 11.5 x 7 in. Browning to exteremities, all pages worn through at edge near fold. Fragile, else very good.& Vol. 1, No. 3, May 12, 1969 ~ 20 pp. Adult newspaper featuring nude photos and articles on sexual topics, erotic fiction, and censorship. From the publishers of the East Village Other, [EVO]. This issue has an editorial about Redeeming Social Content. Kisses (includes 69 reasons for oral orgasm for women by men. Letters. Obscenity (includes Vietnam casualty figures). Wet Dreams by Amalo. Mung, by D.A. Latimer. One side of the centerspread is a hardcore penetration shot; the other is four close-ups of vaginal intercourse. Centerspread: ""Oh Tad!"" comic by Spain Rodriguez, printed in three colors. (Note: ""[Spain] cut another notch in his drawing board when his one-page 'Oh Tad!' center spread in KISS #3, which he described as 'the sleaziest thing that had ever been published,' was busted for obscenity."" - from Patrick Rosenkranz, Rebel Visions: The Underground Comix Revolution 1963-1975). Poor Pedophile's Almanac: Picnic, by Justine Paulson. Jalopy (uncredited fiction). New Years Eve at the Pension de Lay, (continued), by Pearl N. Joying. Inside covers form a photo-spread of male-female intercourse. Back cover: ad for Gothic Blimp Works, with R. Crumb image (cover image from Gothic Blimp Works #2 (reproduced here in green, red & brown). Newsprint interiors; cover and center-spread printed on better-quality, less acidic paper and remain bright.& Tabloid newspaper, 11.5 x 14.5. Unfolded. Some grazing along spine, with minor losses. Small tear to bottom edge of cover, light tanning to extremities. Top back corner creased; does not affect Crumb image. Very good& Vol. 1, No. 6, June 23, 1969 ~ 20 pp. Adult newspaper featuring nude photos and articles on sexual topics, erotic fiction, and censorship. From the publishers of the East Village Other, [EVO]. Interview Probe: You Want To SEE Skin Flicks or BE Skin Flicks? (interview with sexploitation actresses Suzzan [Suzzan Landau] and Kamla; they ""just finished 'Four on the Floor'""). Quotes from St. Theresa of Avila. Untitled one-page comic of a masturbating woman; no credit, but given Spain Rodriguez's involvement with Kiss and similarities to the figure modelling in his ""Oh Tad"" comic (previous issue, also uncredited), we'll let you draw your own conclusions. Centerspread is folded backwards and printed in reverse; large b/w photo of two women posed over a large penis and scrotum on a Flintstones paper plate; one is about to pour ketchup on it and the other has knife and fork poised to dig in. Half of center-spread is a nude model in a playful pose; the other half (printed in black, red and yellow; red plate out of register, is a Thrilling Comics! strip by Kim Deitch. A Message from Our President of the United States of Erotica, Robert Resnick. 'Andy Warhol's Underground' gossip column, with photos of Andy Warhol, Ingrid Superstar, Bridgit Polk, Taylor Mead, and Jane Fonda with Candy Darling. Rock Cocks - Only Hard Rock Stars Need Apply (the MC5). Hardy Boys (scandalous, satirical fiction). Carolee Schneeman Is a Happening (artilce). Back cover: Group photo [Betty Davis (Mrs. Miles Davis), Stella Benabou, Colette Harron, Devon Wilson, and John Edward Heys] labelled, 'They Wrapped It Up at 321 E. 9 St.""; former location of Cafe La MaMa.& Tabloid newspaper, 11.5 x 14.5, soft horizontal folded. Some wear to uneven fore-edge; front cover torn across logo, all pages worn through at edge near fold.& Vol. 1, No. 13 ~ 20 pp. Adult newspaper featuring nude photos and articles on sexual topics, erotic fiction, and censorship. From the publishers of the East Village Other, [EVO]. Hollywood Babylon, by Kenneth Anger (Anger's book was published in the US in 1965, and banned ten days later; it would not be republished until 1975). Itemized Catalog Listing of Japanese Sex Products - Akafune Drug Co. Yokohama, Japan. Mung, by D.A. Latimer (reviews of various Archie comics, illustrated with stills from underground / porn films). Various nude photos, including one of a woman using a Scrabble board to spell out 'dirty' words. Doctor Hip-Pocrates column (advice from Dr. Eugene Schoenfeld). Centerspread: nude couple; man reclining in relaxed pose, woman squatting above him. Inter/Course, by Robert Rosinek (history of fucking, with Roman anecdotes - 'obtained' from Forberg's Manual of Classical Erotology). Untitled, uncredited fiction beginning, ""I'm walking home from a late-night movie; sexy, warm, turn-on fare and the street is an empty reflection, filled by the extras from the crowd scenes."" Rock Cocks, by A. Mink - Led Zeppelin. Beloved Ondine's Advice to the Shopworn (advice column from Andy Warhol superstar). Swinger ads (Swingers United for Kicks).& Tabloid newspaper, 11.5 x 14.5, soft horizontal mailing fold. Minor wear. Very good.& Vol. 1, No. 15 ~ 20 pp. Adult newspaper featuring nude photos and articles on sexual topics, erotic fiction, and censorship. In this issue, the nude photos of women with their legs spread are censored with a small black bar over their vagina. From the publishers of From the publishers of the East Village Other, [EVO]. The Picture Book of Love, review by Robert L. Harkel. Mung, by D.A. Latimer (on personal ads. Rock Cocks - Tim Buckley. Marybeth, dedicated to Jeff Beck. Hollywood Babylon column, on Fatty Arbuckle Hollywood Babylon, by Kenneth Anger (Anger's book was published in the US in 1965, and banned ten days later; it would not be republished until 1975). Inter/Course by Robert Rosinek (text 'obtained' from Forberg's Manual of Classical Erotology, esp. citations of Chorier's Dialogues of Luisa Sigeae), illustrated by Demonic Picnic by Peter Passuntino, on exhibition at The United States of Erotica, Inc., The Gallery of Erotic Art. Doctor Hip-pocrates, by Eugene Schoenfeld. Beloved Ondine's Advice to the Shopworn (advice column by the Warhol Factory superstar). Swinger personal ads.& Tabloid newspaper, 11.5 x 14.5, soft horizontal mailing fold. Minor wear. Very good.& Vol. 6, No. 4 ~ 32 pp. Adult newspaper featuring sexually explicit nude photos and articles on sexual topics, erotic fiction, and art. Contents: Deviant Sexual Behavior: Osmolagnia (stimulation by sense of smell). Turn On: What Turns You On? by Ronald Cass, as told by Susan Marsh, illustrated with some bondage and S/M photos. Truckin' & Fuckin'. Fun Is Where You Find It (gay erotic fiction, illustrated with photos of glory hole action). Personal Ads (Confidential Reply Service). Centerspread: two photos: close-up of the head of a penis, and two women face-to face with guys kneeling behind, captioned 'We WOULD get twins with an ass-fetish!' Dominate Damsel - cartoon story by Eneg featuring female domination and forced feminization. Last Piece (fiction; post-nuclear orgy). Lesbo Loves: Desk Job. Queens in Drag (page of artwork). Making the Scene. Miscellaenous sex photos. Originally from the publishers of the East Village Other, [EVO], at this point KISS seems to have been taken over by Far Out Enterprises; subscriptions are c/o Far Out Enterprises (Brooklyn, NY), who also supply personals and product ads. Personals and product ads from Far Out Enterprises, PO Box 83, Brooklyn - Mutrix and Eros Goldstripe books; sex toys and novelties [was also the publisher of BALL & CHAIN and GAY POWER tabloids] ""Dominate Damsel"" story appears in Bizarre Life No. 18; also offered as a cartoon art set for sale. Ads for mag features issues published in 1972& Tabloid newspaper, 11.5 x 14.5, soft horizontal mailing fold. Some wrinkling and creasing, small tears along back edge of cover at spine. Very good.& Vol. 6, No. 7 ~ 32 pp. Adult newspaper featuring sexually explicit nude photos and articles on sexual topics, erotic fiction, and art. Contents: Pay Me If You Screw Me (woman makes her fiance pay for sex). Turn On: Letters to the Editor. Flagellation (article; illustrated with artwork and photos). Sex with a Stranger. Dildo & Vibrator Ladies. Centerspread: two men grasping each other's penises (Howdy, fraternity brother - That's quite a handshake!) and a man's face framed between the asses of two women. Personal Ads (Confidential Reply Service). Hot Dog (gay fiction). Queens in Drag (page of photos and drawing). Bodies in Bondage (photos of woman in mask, rope bondage; man in cage attacked by two women. Two pages of ads for adult sex toys. Originally from the publishers of the East Village Other, [EVO], at this point KISS seems to have been taken over by Far Out Enterprises; subscriptions are c/o Far Out Enterprises (Brooklyn, NY), who also supply personals and product ads.& Tabloid newspaper, 11.5 x 14.5, soft horizontal mailing fold. Faint dampstain, with a tidemark 2-3"" above bottom edge throughout. Else very good.& Vol. 6, No. 8 ~ 32 pp. Adult newspaper featuring sexually explicit nude photos and articles on sexual topics, erotic fiction, and art. Contents: Mind Blow (story of a professional phone sex worker). Turn On: Letters to the Editor. Stud (fiction; male-female sex session). Sex in Marriage: Marital Turn-Ons. Playing with Pussy (sexual confessons). Centerspread: two men in a 69; two women foondling each other. Personal Ads (Confidential Reply Service). Passionate Pet (gay fiction). Queens in Drag (page of photos and drawing). Miscellaneous sex photos, including a black couple. Two pages of ads for adult sex toys. Originally from the publishers of the East Village Other, [EVO], at this point KISS seems to have been taken over by Far Out Enterprises; subscriptions are c/o Far Out Enterprises (Brooklyn, NY), who also supply personals and product ads.& Tabloid newspaper, 11.5 x 14.5, soft horizontal mailing fold. Light wear to cover along spine; small tear at fold. Very good." Eight tabloid magazines. Condition of individual issues noted above.

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        The Left Hand of Darkness

      New York: Walker & Company, 1969.. First edition of the author's Nebula and Hugo award-winning novel. Octavo, original gray cloth. Signed by the author on the title page. Near fine in an near fine dust jacket. Laid in is a ticket to the 92nd Y for a reading given by LeGuin, where this book was signed. A very sharp copy.

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        The Lord of the Rings, Deluxe 1 Volume Edition

      London: Allen & Unwin, 1969. First Thus. Original Cloth. J.R.R. Tolkien. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Lord of the Rings, De Luxe Edition, by George Allen & Unwin. This is the 1st impression of the one volume De Luxe Edition of the Lord of the Rings, published by Allen & Unwin in 1969. A Very Good Plus copy of the book, it has the slightest of rubbing to the gilt on the front stamped design, otherwise Near Fine. The slipcase shows some wear to the edges, but has protected the book for almost 40 years. This edition is printed on India Paper, making the full 3 volumes bound into a single volume, only 1 inch thick. The black buckram cloth has the Tolkien design depicting the Numenorean throne with 'Elendil' in tengwar, stamped on upper cover in gilt, silver and green. Mottled black and grey wove endpapers, all edges trimmed and speckled light green. Housed in the original publishers slipcase, only the 1st & 2nd impressions were issued with the slipcase. Both maps bound in, and in Fine condition, no tears or loss, the slightest offsetting to the rear map. An excellent example of this wonderful edition. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Very Good Plus / No Jacket, as Issued.

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        The Left Hand of Darkness

      Macdonald, 1969. First British Edition (first printing). A groundbreaking science fiction novel by the author of THE DISPOSSESSED, the story of a planet (called Winter) where conditions are semi-arctic and the inhabitants are all of the same sex. Winner of both the Nebula and Hugo Awards. Fine/Near Fine. A bright, crisp copy with the usual rubbing and light soiling to the rear dust jacket panel. Signed by Le Guin on the title page. This book is from the library of the late noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        Oils Watercolors Drawings By James Wyeth (Signed by Andrew & Jamie Wyeth)

      Rockland, Maine: William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, 1969. First Edition. Wraps. Fine. Signed in blue ink on title page by artist James "Jamie" Wyeth (1946- ) and his father, Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009). Extremely rare to be signed by both of these legendary American artists. First Printing. [40] pp. Oblong 4to. Light crease to front cover and first free endpaper along spine, light scuffing from shelf wear. Very clean within. Catalog for the exhibition of the same name that was featured at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, Maine, July 11-September 8, 1969. Cover portrait of a sheep in color, interior portraits in black and white.

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        The Man Among The Seals (First Edition, Association Copies)

      Iowa City: The Stonewall Press, 1969. First Edition. First Edition. One of 260 copies in brown cloth with paper spine labels and no jacket as issued. Association copy, INSCRIBED by the author to his father-in-law, Jim Johnson, on the title page: "For Jim / You underpaid on this one / Denis Johnson / SF USA." Near Fine with just a bit of sunning to the spine and along the edges with one small spot of soil to the top front corner. The author's first book, a collection of poetry. A scarce item signed, let alone with a personal association.

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        The Man Among the Seals

      Iowa City: Stone Wall Press. (1969). Johnson's first book, a poetry collection published in an edition of 260 copies. Although not issued as a signed limited edition, this copy is signed by Johnson (using two pens, apparently the first one was failing). Label removal abrasions to front endpages and sticker removal mark on front cover. Sunning to the edges and spine; a very good copy, without dust jacket, as issued. Laid in is an announcement for a 2008 reading by Johnson and others, presumably the event where the signature was obtained. A scarce first book -- preceding his second by over a decade -- by a writer best known these days for his fiction, winning the National Book Award for his 2007 novel Tree of Smoke. . First Edition. Hardcover.

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      New York: Delacorte Press, 1969 First edition, first printing. Signed by Vonnegut with self-caricature. Near fine, spine lightly rubbed with minor fading; in a like unclipped and lightly toned jacket. A very attractive copy and desireable copy with author's caricature.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        Slaughterhouse-Five Or The Children's Crusade

      New York: Delacorte Press, 1969.. First edition of the author's masterpiece. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Kurt Vonnegut with a self-caricature. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom quarter morocco clamshell box.

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        Slaughterhouse-Five Or The Children's Crusade

      New York: Delacorte, 1969. Signed by the author. First edition / First printing. Blue cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket. A remarkably fresh and attractive copy, with just a hint of toning to the spine of this fragile dust jacket. The author's breakthrough masterpiece. After twenty years of struggling for critical and popular success, this book gave him the audience and recognition he had sought. The horrific firebombing of Dresden, which he witnessed as a POW, shocked Vonnegut into a lifelong distrust of the senseless and amoral violence of all war. A classic of counter-culture literature.

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      (NY): Delacorte. (1969). His masterwork, a powerful, genre-bending fictional memoir of his experiences as a POW during the Allied fire-bombing of Dresden, Germany. The first printing was 10,000 copies. On all three major lists of the top books of the 20th century. Signed by the author with a self-caricature. Minor foxing to top edge of the text block and slight sunning to board edges, as is almost always the case with this title; very near fine in a very mildly spine-sunned dust jacket. In a custom clamshell case. . First Edition. Hardcover.

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        Slaughterhouse Five or The Children's Crusade

      New York: Delacorte, 1969.. First edition of the author's masterpiece. Octavo. Signed by the author on the half-title page in a contemporary hand. Fine in a near fine dust jacket without the usual toning to the spine panel. Housed in a custom quarter morocco box.

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        SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE (ARC). Or The Children's Crusade

      New York: Delacorte Press, 1969. First edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First printing. A lovely, Near Fine copy of the book apparently read just once with a few page corners creased where they were turned down. In a Near Fine dust jacket with hardly any of the common toning to spine and just a few faint splash marks on the spine that don't go through to the verso. A scarce advanced review copy with a large photo of the author and the publisher's blue typed review slip. Vonnegut's most famous work and one that has sparked controversy and discussion since its release. Slated for a second film debut under famed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro's leadership. One of Time magazine's top 100 novels since 1923. A much nicer copy than is usually found. Near Fine in Near Fine. dust jacket.

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      [New York]: A Seymour Lawrence Book / Delacorte Press,. [1969]. cloth.. A fine copy in nearly fine dust wrapper with some tanning and rubbing. along the flap folds. An attractive copy. (#141507). First edition. 10,000 copies printed. 1969 Nebula and 1970 Hugo nominee. "A masterpiece ... A key work of modern SF." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4- 479. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2101-06. Pieratt, Huffman- klinkowitz, and Klinkowitz AH1.

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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      New York: Delacorte Press, 1969 First edition, first printing. Near fine with two small stains to fore-edge; in an unclipped jacket with light toning to spine, some minor rubbing to the spine ends, minor nicks at the jacket folds, else a bright and crisp copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

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        The Dance of the Solids

      Scientific American Magazine New York: Scientific American Magazine, 1969. Certainly Updike's scarcest "A" item, this 24 page, 6" x 6" square chapbook (along with a similiar one by W.H. Auden) was sent out by Scientific American Magazine as a holiday greeting in 1969. In mustard wrappers with red lettering, it has illustrations by 6 different illustrators. It was written after Updike read the single topic Sept. 1967 Scientific American devoted to "Materials". The poem was originally published in the Jan. 1969 Scientific American, and later in 1969 in Updike's "Midpoint and Other Poems".Top corner of the front wrapper and the first few pages have a slight corner curl, Else Fine.. First Edition Thus. Printed Wrappers. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued.

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        Dessins. 27.3.66 - 15.3.68

      Paris: Editions Cercle d'Art,, 1969. Preface by René Char. Text by Charles Feld. Quarto. Original illustrated cloth, titles to front cover in blue. Housed in a calf and hessian covered clamshell box with perspex window to the cover, titles to spine gilt. Together with the original lithograph (42.8 x 33.2 cm) on heavy wove paper signed and numbered in pencil by Picasso. Housed in the card folder with paper label pasted to cover. All housed together in the original packing box. Minor foxing to the hessian on the cover of the clamshell box and some age toning to the card folder. A near fine copy. Limited to 125 numbered copies and 25 hors commerce. The lithograph is titled "Man with Cane Viewing Nude." Signed lower right by Picasso, numbered lower left.

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        Dessins. 27.3.66 - 15.3.68. 10/25 Hors Commerce

      aris: Editions Cercle d'Art, 1969. First Edition. Hardback. Fine/No Jacket. No 10/25 Hors commerce copies (total issue 150). This copy WITHOUT the signed lithograph, but is otherwise a Fine copy, in the original hessian box with perspex window revealing upper cover. Box rubbed and slightly soiled.

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        Maria Sybilla Merrian (print)

      , 1969. . Original etching. Artist's proof signed by Leonard Baskin. 45 x 37.5 cm. Fern & O'Sullivan 550. Fine condition. Matted and ready for framing. Photo available by email upon request.

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        The Crime Collection. The Works include: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, Evil Under the Sun, They Came to Baghdad, etc

      London: Paul Hamlyn, 1969., 1969. 24 volumes; 8vo. (21 x 86 cm). Bound in recent half brown morocco with dark red and green title labels and gilt to spines; brown cloth boards; top edges tinted red. A fine set featuring the elusive early titles. All fine, internally clean. A magnificent and comprehensive set. The only major collection of Christie's novels to date.

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