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        Earth House Hold

      (NY): New Directions. (1969). Essays on spirituality and the natural world. Only 2500 copies printed. This copy is inscribed by Snyder to Clayton Eshleman: "For Clayton in Ypsilanti, in friendship, Gary/ III.92." Eshleman's signature on front flyleaf, with the notations: "NYC May 2, 1969/ Revisited Ypsilanti Nov. 1988." Also with Eshleman's notes throughout. An influential book: Snyder, a Pulitzer Prize winning poet, here presents essays and journal entries on spirituality and ecology -- "earth house hold" being a play on the roots words of ecology. A seminal text of the environmental movement and, in particular, the notion of Deep Ecology. Also a nice association copy between two prominent poets, one a Pulitzer Prize winner, the other a winner of the National Book Award for one of his books of translation. Both, in addition, have had an interest over the years in ethnopoetics, and in tribal and prehistoric arts and have broken new ground in bringing these subjects into the contemporary dialogue on poetry and art. A thread pulling at the spine cloth, a few small stains to covers; still a near fine copy in a near fine, foxed, parchment dust jacket, an unusual production. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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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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        LA DONNA E I BIMBI NELL'ARTE del nostro Ottocento Pittorico.

      Editore: ed. martello Milano 1969 3 voll.ril. in tela con sovr.ill. a col., cm 36,5x30,5 , pp 39 di t.it. e ingl. e 296 tavv. a col..

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        Tutankhamen. Signed limited edition

      London Michael Joseph/The Connoisseur/Arcadia Press 1969. VG : in very good condition with cream cloth slipcase. Marbled endpapers. Aeg Limited Edition [3/265] Tan morocco leather cover with gilt-edged green and black scarab motif to front panel. Raised bands and gilt lettering to spine 336pp :: B/w illustrations and many full-page colour plates :: 260mm x 200mm (10" x 8") :: Beautiful edition expressly bound and designed by Zaehensdorf of London for the Arcadia Press. Signed by the author below the limited edition numbering

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        Typed Note Signed

      [1969]. January 4, 1968[1969]. A note addressed "Dear Bert [Krantz]," thanking him for a card and then quickly adding that he has found two errors in the text of "PC" (Portnoy's Complaint), despite not having read the book through yet. He describes the errors and asks if they can be corrected in then second printing and whether Bantam will print from the second printing. Signed: "Make love, not typos,/ Yrs, Philip." Roth's dating of this letter is itself likely a typo: the book's official publication was in February of 1969; the letter was likely written in January of 1969. A bibliographically significant letter, pertaining to what may still be Roth's best-known work. Folded for mailing; recipient's marginal mark; author's name on verso; near fine. .

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        Damnation Alley

      G.P. Putnam's Sons New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1969. First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. A bright, as new copy, and very uncommon thus. Basis for the 1977 film directed by Jack Smight and featuring Jan-Michael Vincent and George Peppard. .

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        The Man Among the Seals

      Stone Wall Press 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.

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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.

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        Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children's Crusade

      Delacorte, 1969. Turquoise cloth, black/gilt/red titles, gilt facsimile signature to front board. First edition, first printing. Book near fine with a few (4) small spots at bottom edge, front board and ever-so-slight soil to top edge. DJ very good with age-darkening all around, esp at spine and some wear to back spine fold but no chips or tears. Price of $5.95 intact, and date code 0369 at bottom of back flap. Very few first printings left! 186 pp. First Edition. Dustjacket: Very Good, Hardcover. Book condition: Very Good

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        History of the Second World War. The War against Japan [Complete set]

      HMSO, 1957-1969] 1969 5 vols., roy. 8vo., First Edition, with numerous plates, illustrations, daigrams and maps (a number folding and several coloured in outline); cloth, gilt backs, covers mildly age-marked and worn else a good, sound set. Published in the official series HISTORY OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR. The set comprises: Vol. I: The Loss of Singapore (1957); Vol. II: India's Most Dangerous Hour (1958); Vol. III: The Decisive Battles (1961); Vol. IV: The Reconquest of Burma (1965); Vol. V: The Surrender of Japan (1969). By far the most comprehensive and detailed account; appendices contain Allied and Japanese OOB, details of supply arrangements, casualty statistics. Complete sets are extremely scarce in any condition. Enser, p.232; Graham & Cole A1-5.

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        GIRLS AT PLAY. Signed

      Boston: Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1969 First Edition of the author's third novel, one of his earliest & scarcest, written at the age of 27 when he was a lecturer in English at the University of Singapore. 8vo., 209pp., orange cloth, with green lettering to the spine & front board, yellow topstain. A fine copy in dust jacket. Signed in black pentel on the Title Page. "This compelling novel, set in the green chaos of East Africa, concerns the ambitions of three women, teachers at a remote girls' school. They are the only white women in this region, and each is in her own way doomed." An excellent, superior copy.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        THE GOODBYE LOOK. Signed

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969 First Edition of this Lew Archer mystery Signed by Ross Macdonald, considered by critics as one of the 'holy trinity of American crime writers' with Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, on the title page. A fine copy in 1/4 red cloth over black paper covered boards, gilt titles to the spine in a lovely, fresh, fine pictorial dustwrapper. 8vo. 243 pp. "The finest series of detective novels ever written by an American." William Goldman, The New York Times Book Review. Barnes, Murder In Print. Pronzini & Muller, 1001 Midnights. Barzun & Taylor, A Catalogue Of Crime.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        PROGRAMME FOR F. R. SCOTT'S SEVENTIETH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION DINNER. Signed

      Montreal: Faculty Club, McGill University, 1969 Scott, F.R. PROGRAMME FOR F. R. SCOTT'S SEVENTIETH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION DINNER. Signed. Montreal: Faculty Club, McGill University, 1969. Printed on a single sheet of stiff card folded into 4 pages. 17.8 X 14.6 cm. Ralph Gustafson's copy with his ownership signature. Also Signed by many of the attending guests including Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, Frank and Marion Scott, A. J, M. Smith, Leon Edel, John Glassco, H. Carl Goldenberg, (the chairman of the celebration), et al. An elusive piece of Canadian ephemera.. Signed by Author. First Edition.

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        Wilhelm Freddie.

      København: Svend Hansens Forlag 1969. Rigt illustr. i s/h og farver samt med 8 orig. litografier, alle signerede og daterede. Fol. Oplag 350 numr. og sign. ekspl. 169 s. Orig. kartonnage. Eksemplar med betegnelsen "EA". Richly illustr. in black/white and colours and with 8 orig. lithographs, all are signed and dated. Limited to 350 numb. and signed copies. Publisher's cased boards. Copy with "EA" in stead of number

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        CREATURES OF LIGHT AND DARKNESS

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company Inc. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,. 1969. cloth.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A sharp copy. (#128005). First edition.

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        Two handwritten notes by Jackie Kennedy, one on very attractive ìASK NOT WHAT YOUR COUNTRY CAN DO FOR YOU / ASK WHAT YOU CAN DO FOR YOUR COUNTRYî letterhead

      Typed Letter Signed ìAlbert L. Casassaî as Commander, The American Legion John F. Kennedy Memorial Post No. 287, 1p, 8.5î x 11î. Langley Park, Maryland, May 6, 1969. To Mrs. Aristotle Onassis. With 40 word unsigned handwritten note by Jackie in upper right. Fine condition. Casassa asks Mrs. Onassis for her ìpermission to bestow upon you, an Honorary Membership to our Womans Auxiliary, to Caroline as an Honorary Member of the Jr. Auxiliary, and John Jr., as a Honorary Member of the SAL [Sons of the American Legion]. You are all eligible, because President Kennedy served in the Armed Forces during time of warÃ?î Jackie writes a note to Dave Powers in the upper right, ìWhat do I say? OK if hurts him too much not too ñ but cant you say if its named for JFK that is ewe feel we belong to it anyway ñ I guess we should let him join us you decide.î This is from the Estate of David F. Powers, close friend and Special Assistant to JFK. Noted in lower right near Casassaís signature, most likely by Powers or his son, ìWhite House Police.î As Captain of the U.S. Secret Service Uniformed Division, Albert L. Casassa was in charge of 250 men at the White House and 350 men at the Foreign Missions Division. Accompanied by a similar but unrelated unsigned handwritten note by Jackie to her personal secretary, Nancy Tuckerman, 1p, 5.75îx 3.5î. In full, ìNancy ñ what is most tactful answer ñ I donít mind getting them & seeing them if it isnít imposing.î

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        The Elected Member.

      Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1969.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition, first printing of Rubens' scarce Booker Prize winner. 223pp. Burgundy boards lettered in gold at spine. Top edge lightly spotted and with just a trace of surface abrasion to front endpaper accompanying a tiny area of spotting. Very good indeed in price-clipped dust wrapper, chafed at top edge with several small areas of surface loss and some tape reinforcement. Rubens' fourth novel, winner of the 1970 Booker Prize, just the second recipient of the award, and one of the scarcest Booker winners.

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        Maria Sybilla Merrian (print)

      . 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.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        L'effroi la joie.

      In-8°oblong. 23 p. Avec un dessin de Georges Braque en facsimilé réalisé par les ateliers Daniel Jacomet, comme frontispice. Broché, couverture à rabats. Edition originale. - 1/ 200 exemplaires numérotés et signés, sur papier à la Cuve du Moulin Richard de Bas. (avec 50 ex. H.C.).

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        Ausstellung mit 6 Filmprojektoren nach 6 Büchern über 1968.

      16,5x20,5 cm. 8 n.n. S. + 4 n.n. S. Text, 6 Tafeln, 1 Schreibblock. In Originalkartonbox. Originalausgabe. - Katalogbuch zur Ausstellung. 1/440 numerierten Exemplare. - Mit einem Text von Johannes Cladders.

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        Joker.

      Spielkarte 12 x 18 cm) mit Joker und Piek As auf der Rückseite in bedruckter Kunststoffhülle. (23,5 x 32,5 cm) Jouval 28. - Andersch 19. - Originalausgabe. Nr. 48/100 Exemplaren. Von Filliou auf der Karte in Bleistift bezeichnet und signiert. - Frühes Multiple, erschienen in der Galerie art intermedia, Köln. Text auf der Hülle: "From Robert Filliou (as I am as people take me for) to who wants to know what I am and what others me for." - Karte leicht stockfleckig.

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        R.F.K

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

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        Slaughterhouse-Five

      Delacorte Press (New York): Delacorte Press. (1969). First. First edition. Fine in a modestly spine-toned, else crisp and near fine dustwrapper. Boldly Inscribed by the author on the half-title. A very nice copy of the author's best-known title. A splendid blend of history, humor, and fantasy in the story of optometrist Billy Pilgrim, survivor of the firebombing of Dresden, unstuck in time and living an alternate life on the planet Tralfamadore. Basis for George Roy Hill's 1972 film that managed to make a good movie out of a virtually unfilmable novel. .

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        Bresdin to Redon, Six Letters 1870 to 1881 [with 1/100 Etched Plates Signed By Leonard Baskin]

      The Gehenna Press (Np. 1932): The Gehenna Press, 1969. Limited to four hundred copies printed on Japanese paper. A double portrait of Bresdin and Redon, etched by Leonard Baskin. The first hundred copies, specially bound, have an additional impression of the etching signed by the artist Leonard Baskin. The present copy is not numbered but the etching is numbered 89/100. The pressman was Harold P. McGrath. The text is a chapter from Lettres de Gauguin, Gide, Huysmans, Jammes, Mallarme, Verbaeren....a Odilon Redon, Presentees Par Ari Redon...textes et notes p par Roseline Bacon, published by Librairie Jose Corti, Paris, 1960. Handsomely bound in full light brown morocco lettered and ruled in gilt. Spine lettering gilt. A fine, bright copy.. Limited Edition. Tall Octavo.

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        America house wrapped 1969. Siebdruck.

      90 x 62,5 cm, Tadell. Nr. 33 von 200 Exemplaren. Mit aufmontiertem Verhüllungsstoff. Vom Künstler signiert und datiert. Rückseitig gestempelt: Edition Tangente, Heidelberg. Heidelberg im Mai 1969: Für drei Tage spielte die Kunst die Hauptrolle in der idyllischen Neckarstadt. Über 80 Künstler hatten die Veranstalter Klaus Staeck, heute Präsident der Berliner Akademie der Künste, und Jochen Goetze, emeritierter Professor des Geschichtlichen Seminars der Universität Heidelberg, zu "intermedia '69" eingeladen. Das Fluxusfestival lockte etwa 5.000 Zuschauer mit Aktionen, Happenings, Filmvorführungen, Konzerten und Performances: Christo verpackte in einer legendären Aktion das Amerika-Haus, Daniel Spoerri kochte Transsylvanisches Gulasch in der Studentenmensa, die Lidl-Akademie turnte für die kommende Olympiade, Jochen Gerz verteilte Flugblätter, die Guru Guru Groove-Band heulte Dada-Rock, Klaus Rinke errichtete eine Wasserfontäne, Michelangelo Pistoletto ließ es auf der Bühne krachen, Tony Morgan verarbeitete Blumen zu Kunst. Das Publikum war nachhaltig irritiert, denn "intermedia 69" platzte in eine politisch hochexplosive Zeit. Einer zunehmend verunsicherten bürgerlichen Öffentlichkeit standen protestierende Studenten gegenüber, die mit Wucht an den bestehenden Verhältnissen rüttelten. Die Feindbilder waren deutlich und die Fronten klar abgesteckt, als sich die Kunst in Form von "intermedia 69" wie ein Keil zwischen diese beiden Parteien schob. Ablehnung kam von beiden Seiten. Die bürgerliche Öffentlichkeit fand die Aktionen einfach nur chaotisch, radikale Studenten verurteilten sie als unpolitisch und damit konventionell.

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        Die fliegende Puppe. Lasur mit Oel, Mastix, Terpentin, Tempera auf Lwd und Holzplatte.

      83 x 88 cm, Gerahmt, tadell. Dieter Matthäus (geb. 1939) in Offenbach am Main, Maler und Zeichenlehrer (SKL 690).

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        Hochzeit in Orgossolo. Oel auf Pavatex. Auf Rückseite voll signiert. Vorne links unten monogrammiert..

      59 x 79 cm, Kleine Farbfehlstellen sonst tadell. Gerahmt hinter Glas. Mythologisches Bild mit religiösen Anspielungen. Fries, Willy (1907 Wattwil (SG), ?18.7.1980 Wattwil (SG), Maler, Zeichner und Grafiker. Wandbild, Glasfenster, Zeichnung, Holzschnitt und Illustration. Der im ländlichen Wattwil aufgewachsene Willy Fries bricht 1929 sein Studium der Kunst- und Literaturwissenschaft an der Universität Zürich auf Anraten von Heinrich Wölfflin zugunsten einer Laufbahn als freier Künstler ab. In Paris kurzzeitig an den Académies Scandinave und Grande Chaumière sowie in den Ateliers von Fernand Léger und Amédée Ozenfant. 1930-34 weitere Ausbildung an der Universität und der Akademie in Berlin sowie Anschluss an den Kreis der bekennenden Kirche um Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Studienreisen nach Italien, Frankreich, Holland und Flandern. 1935 zwingt ihn ein Skiunfall zum Verbleib in Wattwil. Dort entsteht mit dem Gemäldezyklus Die Passion (1936-1944, Köln-Marienburg, Garnisonskirche), der die Leidensgeschichte Christi in der damaligen Gegenwart und mit dem Toggenburg als Kulisse schildert, in den folgenden Jahren sein Schlüsselwerk. 1939 Heirat mit der Pfarrerstochter Dorothea Wieser und endgültige Niederlassung in Wattwil. Fries entwickelt sich zu einem vielbeschäftigten Künstler, der zahlreiche Fresken und Glasfenster für Kirchen, Spitäler und Gemeinschaftsräume vorwiegend in der Ostschweiz, aber auch in Berlin, Bonn und Seifhennersdorf entwirft. Mit der Passion und weiteren Gemäldezyklen wie Christ ist geboren (1944-49), einer Schilderung der Weihnachtsgeschichte vor den Ruinen der zerbombten Stadt München, findet er im Kontext zeitgenössischer religiöser Malerei in der Nachkriegszeit starke Beachtung und wird mit Einzelausstellungen in der Schweiz, in Deutschland und Frankreich geehrt. Die filmische Umsetzung der Passion in eigener Regie unter dem Titel Gib uns Frieden wird 1962 mit dem Anerkennungspreis der Interfilmtagung in Brüssel prämiert und von zahlreichen Fernsehstationen gesendet. 1964 Gesamtausstellung im Kunstmuseum St. Gallen. Auszeichnung mit dem Rembrandt-Preis in Salzburg 1970. Für seine Bemühungen um die Darstellung des Evangeliums in der Malerei wird er 1972 mit dem Doktor honoris causa der theologischen Fakultät der Universität Bern geehrt. 1977 Jubiläumsausstellung in den beiden Kirchen von Wattwil. Die vom Künstler in seinem Todesjahr gegründete Stiftung veranstaltet 1982 in St. Gallen sowie 1987 in Hamburg und Berlin Gedächtnisausstellungen.

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        Graphis. Internationale Zweimonatsschrift für freie Graphik, Gebrauchsgraphik und Dekoration. [Später: Internationale Zeitschrift für Graphik und angewandte Kunst]. 1. - 25. Jg. (September 1944 - Ende 1969; Nr. 1 - 146). ([Recte] 26 Jge. in 23 Bden.).

      4°, zus. ca. 16000 S., zahlr., tlw. farb. Abb., Anzeigen, Privat-Lwd. (bis auf die Jge. 1958 - 1962 mit den eingebundenen Umschlägen)., Jge. 1944 - 1958 in grauer Lwd., mit Stempel a. Innendeckel u. erstem Bl., priv. Rückenschildchen am Fuss, 1 Rückenkante m. kl. Läsur; Jge. 1959 - 1969 in roter Lwd.; Kapitale tlw. min. berieben, Lwd. tlw. etw. unfrisch, tlw. etw. knapp beschnitten (mit geringem Einfluss auf die Umschläge bzw. Taf.); allg. schönes Ex. Die Jahrgänge 1944/1945 und 1946/1947 in jeweils einem Band. Komplettes Exemplar.

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        Essay und Werkkatalog

      Jugend & Volk Wien Verlag (Vienna): Jugend & Volk Wien Verlag, (1969). Oblong quarto. 210pp. One of 99 copies, signed and numbered by the artist. Bound-in are three original lithographs, also signed and numbered by Hutter. An essay on the style of Austrian neosurrealist artist Wolfgang Hutter, followed by a catalog of his works. Brilliant colors and superimposing of vegetable/human motifs are characteristic in Hutter's stylized, erotic works. It could be said that his style was part of the post-war reaction against the Nazi regime's censorship of the Surrealism. Illustrated throughout with vibrant color and black & white reproductions of his works. Extremely fine in vellum; housed in cloth slipcase decorated with one of the artist's fantasy illustrations.

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        The Iron Tonic or, A Winter Afternoon in Lonely Valley

      Albondocani Press New York: Albondocani Press. 1969. First. First edition. Oblong stapled wrappers. Prospectus laid in. Fine. Copy 8 of 200 numbered copies Signed by Gorey. .

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        The Man Among the Seals

      Stone Wall Press 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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        The Left Hand of Darkness

      Macdonald London: Macdonald. (1969). First. First English edition. Slightly cocked, foredge a little foxed, and tiny tears on two pages, else near fine in near fine, price-clipped dustwrapper with a short tear on the front panel and a little foxing on the rear panel. The English edition of this Hugo Award-winning novel is uncommon. .

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        Balyn and Balan

      Ebenezer Press Kent: Ebenezer Press, 1969. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. Large folio, approximately 21 by 14¼ inches. English yew boards by George Coulter, Ltd., natural hide spine, gilt block lettering by Ted Robbins of the Royal College of Art Bookbinding. Sixteen loose folios of text and illustrations, each signed or initialed by the artist. A fine copy in the original purple cloth chemise, now a trifle sunned. Accompanied by the original prospectus approximately 14 by 20 inches and framed behind acrylic. A fine copy of Clarke's first hand printed artist book, memorializing a little known Arthurian legend.

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        Nuclear Structure I-II. I: Single-Particle Motion. II: Nuclear Deformations.

      2 volumes. W.A. Benjamin, New York 1969 and 1975. Small 4to. XIII+471 + XVII+748 pages. Publisher's cloth, no dust wrappers. Volume I in blue cloth, volume II in maroon cloth.. Aage Bohr's own copy with his name in ink on the fly leaf of volume II.** These volumes summarized a life's work on nuclear structure, the centerpiece being the work for which Aage Bohr and Mottelson won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1975

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        Signed Sheet Music Booklet

      Detroit, 1969. pamphlet. very good. 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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        OUTLAW BLUES: A BOOK OF ROCK MUSIC

      New York: E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.,. 1969. cloth-backed boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A fine association copy. (#139480). First edition. The first book by the founder and editor of CRAWDADDY!, a magazine of rock music criticism, and a leading authority on the works of musicians Bob Dylan, Brian Wilson, and Neil Young. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Williams to a longtime friend and literary collaborator "who by reading and commenting on the essays as they were written, effectively edited this book."

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        Homage à Francis Picabia.

      Originalt serigrafi i 5 farver. København 1969. Trykt hos Leo Lund. 605 x 448 mm. Signeret af kunstneren. Trykt i 100 nummererede eksemplarer.. Würtz Frandsen: Catalogue raisonné 71

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        Tain Bo Cuailnge The Tain translated by Thomas Kinsella from the Irish with brush drawings by Louis Le Brocquy

      Dolmen Press, Dublin,1969. 1st ed. One of a limited edition of 1,750 copies. Very fine, original slip case but dw missing. vii, 294 pp, 2 maps , 3 plates of the source MSS with Notes by the Artist, the Translator and the Publisher. The best modern translation of this most famous epic tale, found in manuscripts of the 11th to 14th centuries, but written essentially in 8th century Old Irish and reflecting the pagan culture of the iron age Celts.

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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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        The Boys in the Band

      London, England: Secker & Warburg.. F/VG. 1969. First English Edition. Hardcover. 0436116502 . Fine in a VG DJ with a very small chip to lower front panel DJ, with attendant creasing to bottom of DJ edge. DJ is not price-clipped. Very light soil to one edge of spine of DJ. ; Very warm inscription to actress Natalie Wood, dated Feb 16, 1969. Crowley served as Wood's assistant for many years. Insciption as follows: "Schloss Munichau / Kitzbuhel / Feb 16, 1969 / To Dear Natalie-- / the eternal female / in my life, ---sister / friend, career-advisor, / cook, nurse, staff / psychiatrist, social / director -- and -- the / greatest MOTHER of 'em / all / with deepest / love always / Mart" First English printing of this landmark play on the gay lifestyle. Very uncommon signed and very important association inscription. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 182 p.; Signed by Author .

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        BALYN AND BALAN.

      One of an edition of 100 plus 25 artist's proofs. This being number 76. The 18 pages of text and title are cut by hand on blocks obtained from a single apple tree. The 23 illustrations are cut from wood and lino'. They are combined to form 16 folded sheets which are hand-printed on Mellotex High White Cartridge using a 1820 Cogger Press. Folio. The sides of the binding are made of English yew, the edges painted purple; the hide spine blocked in gold. Original purple cloth slipcover. Each plate is signed by the artist. A fine copy. Clarke said of his book: 'The first thing I think about it is that it is so uncompromisingly non-utilitarian. It is a glorious protest against everything that is practical, economical, useful. It is a Ruskinian book in the best sense.'.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        The Man With Seven Toes

      (Toronto): (Coach House). (1969). The hardcover issue. Nicely inscribed by the author "with best wishes & love" in 1970. One of 300 numbered copies of the true first edition of this very uncommon title. Fine in a dust jacket with a touch of foxing, else fine. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Plaza Suite

      NY: Random House. (1969). An early play by one of the most admired and successful playwrights and screenwriters of his time, who won two Tony Awards for Best Play and earned four Academy Award nominations, among numerous other awards. Plaza Suite was directed by Mike Nichols when it opened on Broadway, with George C. Scott and Maureen Stapleton starring. Nichols won a Tony Award for Best Director for his work on the play and Scott and Stapleton each received Tony nominations. Stapleton also starred in the 1971 film version, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination. The film was directed by Arthur Hiller. This copy is inscribed by Simon to film director Tony Harvey: "To Tony - I hope you do it - Neil." Harvey had directed The Lion in Winter in 1968, for which he received an Oscar nomination, and Simon's inscription indicates a desire at that time for Harvey to direct the film adaptation of the play. Page edges foxed; crown cloth sunned; indent to upper rear board; about near fine in a rubbed and spine-faded dust jacket. A nice association copy, and a small but notable bit of film history. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        NIGHTFALL AND OTHER STORIES

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company Inc. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,. 1969. cloth.. A fine copy in bright, nearly fine dust jacket with hint of rubbing. at head of spine panel and front corner tips and 10 mm closed tear at. lower front flap fold. A sharp copy. (#114516). First edition. "Twenty stories with interesting biographical notes by Asimov, all from the 1950s and 1960s except the title story, perhaps Asimov's best ..." - Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-21. Includes "Strikebreaker," a dystopian tale. Also, "Breeds There a Man ... ?," in which bacteria-like technological man is wiped out when it threatens its host. A 1988 film, "Nightfall," was based on the title story. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-14.

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        THE EDIBLE WOMAN. Signed

      Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, (1969)., 1969 Atwood, Margaret. THE EDIBLE WOMAN. Signed Copy. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, (1969). First Edition of Margaret Atwood's first novel neatly signed and dated by her in the year of publication on the title-page. A near fine or better copy in burgundy cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a bright, fresh Charles Pachter designed pictorial dustwrapper showing some minimal use, light spine and edge wear. 8vo. 281 pp. A very bright collectible copy of Atwood's 'protofeminist' novel anticipating the women's movement in North America and the rise of feminism by several years.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        Door Into The Dark

      London: Faber & Faber, 1969.. First Edition. Original Cloth. Near Fine. PUBLISHING DETAILS: A true first printing of Nobel Laureat Seamus Heaney's second collection, published by Faber and Faber of London in 1969. 56 pages featuring 34 poems. Size; 22 x 15 cms (9" x 6"). Weight; 230g (8 ozs). CONDITION: I would rate the book and dustjacket as near fine. The book has an owner's name written on the front free endpaper and tiny corner creases to a couple of pages near the back and the dustjacket is clipped and has a small mark on the back and minute closed tears to the foot of the spine, but otherwise they are remarkably fresh and bright. The jacket is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Altogether, an almost like new example of this early and collectable title from a fine poet who's star continues to rise. BOOK DESCRIPTION: This was Heaney's follow-up to his first collection, 'Death of a Naturalist' and was published in 1969 when the poet was only 30 years old. Here again, Heaney's work deals with the local - that is, his surroundings in Ireland, particularly in Northern Ireland, where he was born. Allusions to sectarian difference can be found in his poems, but these are never predominant or strident. His poetry is not often overtly political or militant, and is far more concerned with profound observations of the small details of the everyday. Despite the inherently Irish flavour of his language, Heaney is a universal poet, admired in every country and every other linguistic tradition. His influence on contemporary poetry is immense. Robert Lowell called him "the most important Irish poet since Yeats." A good many others have echoed the sentiment. His books make up two-thirds of the sales of living poets in the UK. [Source: Wikipedia).

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        Report of the January 1970 Grand Jury; Detailing the Dec. 4 1969 Chicago Police Raid on a Black Panther Home Resulting in the Death of Fred Hampton, ORIGINAL Copy

      Illinois: Northern District of Illinois Eastern Division U.S. District Court, 1969. First printing. Paperback. Very Good. A rare original copy of the Grand Jury report on the Dec 4, 1969, Chicago police raid that resulted in the death of two Black Panthers, including Fred Hampton. 1970, staple-bound wraps. In very good good condition with all pages intact. The wraps have light wear, creasing and several small marks and drip stains (please look at our photos of this copy under "customer images"). The interior is lightly yellowed with edge wear and creases to the fold-out map of the apartment where the raid was held. This is an original Grand Jury printing from the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois. Will be shipped with insurance. No writing, names, or bookplate. NOT ex-library.

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