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        The Joke

      New York: Coward McCann, 1969. First edition of the author's first novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by the author on the half title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket with just a touch of shelfwear. Originally published in Czech as "Zert". A perennial contender for the Nobel Prize in Literature, Kundera has been nominated on several occasions (Crown, 2005). He is the recipient of several awards, the 2000 Herder Prize and the 2007 Czech State Literature Prize. The Joke is Kundera's first novel, satirical account of the nature of totalitarianism, and "[a] thoughtful, intricate, ambivalent novel with the reach of greatness in it" (John Updike).

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        The Big Bounce (First UK Edition, signed on a laid-in bookplate)

      London: Robert Hale, 1969. First UK edition and the first hardcover edition of the author's first crime novel. SIGNED by the author on a laid-in bookplate. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. Hale customarily printed 1000 copies of American titles, virtually all of which were earmarked for the British library system.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The Collected Novels and Memoirs of William Godwin (Pickering Masters)

      Pickering & Chatto Ltd, 1969. Hardcover. Very Good. London: William Pickering, 1992. First thus. Hardcover, complete in eight volumes. Near fine (except Volume 7 very good, with scattered marks on the front board). No jackets, as issued. An excellent example of the set, not ex-library and with no ownership or other markings. Ships in new, double-walled corrugated box.

      [Bookseller: Stick Figure Books (ABAA/ILAB)]
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        Une histoire de la musique.

      Robert Laffont 1969 - - Robert Laffont, Paris _1969, 16x24,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - Edition originale, un des 500 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé cléopatra, seuls grands papiers. Reliure à la bradel en pleine toile rouge. Rare et bel exemplaire complet de sa bande annonce et de son rodhoïd qui comporte un petit manque en pied. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Okinawa, Okinawa, Okinawa

      Tokyo: Shaken, (1969). Light crease to the bottom edge of the front cover, a small internal crease near the spine heel, three small tape shadows on he inner front cover, still close to near fine in photo-illustrated wrappers.. First Edition. Oblong quarto. Tomatsu's most political book, with the famous, searing image of a missile launching sandwiched between graphic slogans demanding the end to American occupation of the island. Like most of Tomatsu's books, Okinawa is difficult to categorize. It borrows stylistically from the Provoke school while never losing its focus as a social documentary, yet it would be overly simplistic to lump it in with other Japanese protest books, even those about Okinawa. (Auer 503).

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        Three Secret Poems [Tria Krypha Poiemata] [Signed]

      Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1969. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. A Very Good + copy (tiny rubs to the spine ends and board corners, tiny bump/abrasion at bottom of front board), in a Very Good, price-clipped dust jacket (touch of wrinkling to the spine and some soiling to the right rear panel), SIGNED BY GEORGE SEFERIS on the title page; the first appearance of this collection in English translation originally published in Greek (1966). A Greek Diplomat and Ambassador to the UK, and one of the Twentieth Century's most important Greek Poets, George Seferis won the 1963 Nobel Prize in Literature for "his eminent lyrical writing, inspired by a deep feeling for the Hellenic world of culture", making him the first Greek ever to have received the Prize. Signed copies of his works are difficult to find. The book offered here is the only signed copy of this title that we ever have seen. A Very Good + copy, SIGNED BY GEORGE SEFERIS.

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        Encounter for July 1969 [Signed by George Seferis and Signed by Nigel Dennis] Vol. XXXIII No. I

      London: Encounter, 1969. First edition. Wrappers. Very Good +. A Very Good + copy of the July 1969 issue of Encounter magazine, a literary magazine founded by poet Stephen Spender and author Irving Kristol, SIGNED BY GEORGE SEFERIS (in Greek) AND SIGNED BY NIGEL DENNIS, each at his contribution. (But for a small scuff on the front cover, a Fine copy of this rather uncommon literary magazine). Though it received funding from America's Central Intelligence Agency which desired that the magazine counter leftist neutralism during the cold war, the publication's editors had considerable authority over the selections published. The magazine achieved considerable success and meaningful influence under the editorship of Melvin J. Lasky (who succeeded Kristol as editor in 1958 and remained at the helm until 1991 when the magazine ceased publishing), and published a wide range of poets, likely because the literary co-editors typically included a noted poet, such as Nigel Dennis. This issue includes never-before-published poetry by George Seferis and by Nigel Dennis. Each man has signed the magazine at his contribution, ("The Cats of St. Nicholas" by George Seferis; "A Desperate Measure" by Nigel Dennis). Nigel Dennis, the English Novelist Poet, Playwright, Critic, and Editor (whose uncle was husband to Novelist Phyllis Bottome and served as the MI6 Station Head with responsibility for Austria, Hungary and Yugoslavia) published only a few books, but each of them was noteworthy. A Greek Diplomat, Ambassador to the UK, and one of the Twentieth Century's most important Greek Poets, George Seferis won the 1963 Nobel Prize in Literature for "his eminent lyrical writing, inspired by a deep feeling for the Hellenic world of culture", making him the first Greek ever to have received the Prize. Copies of Nigel Dennis' work signed by him are quite uncommon and copies of George Seferis' work signed by the Nobel Laureate are (beyond our shelves) exceedingly scarce. Publications signed by both of these noteworthy authors are, of course, RARE. A Very Good + copy, SIGNED BY GEORGE SEFERIS and SIGNED BY NIGEL DENNIS. RARE.

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        Collected Works (Limited Edition, with two signed lithographs, inscribed in 1969)

      Japan, 1969. First Japanese edition, one of 700 numbered copies, the first 200 of which were issued with two numbered laid-in lithographs SIGNED by the arist (this being No. 84). INSCRIBED by Ikuma Arishima in Japanese to Sara Larkin on the front endpaper, and dated 1970. Sara Larkin, a subject of Arishima's painting, is a noted American artist who, after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, continued her education in Japan under the sponsorship of distinguished philosopher Tetsuo Tanikawa, advisor to the Emperor of Cultural Affairs and Preside nt of Osei University. Under his tutelage she became acquainted with Nobel Laureate Kawabata. She spent a year in Bangkok as well, studying Chinese art with artist Lui Shou-Kwan, and Lawrence Tam, the Director of the Hong Kong Museum. She also worked in Hong Kong as a gallery owner, consultant, and artists' agent, and went on to become an associate at Sotherby, evaluating works of art for auction. Fine in black cloth-covered boards quarter bound in brown leather with gilt titles, in a cream paper-covered slipcase (Near Fine), with titles in black. Inscriptions by Arishima are rare.

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        Hot and Sour Soup

      Glendale: Sam Francis Foundation, 1969. Fine in illustrated wrappers, unbound, held in a printed cloth slipcase as issued and housed in a a custom black slipcase.. First Edition. Folio. SIGNED and dated on the last interior page by the artist. Number 24 of 1050 numbered copies. Walasse Ting's collection of 50 poems and 22 original lithographs. Freshness, vitality, and brilliant color characterize his depiction of women, flowers, and animals, executed in a powerful and highly individualistic style throughout the book. Born in Shanghai in 1929, Ting studied briefly at the Shanghai Art Academy before leaving China in 1946 and traveling abroad to Hong Kong, Paris, and New York. Culling inspiration from the diverse forms of the CoBrA group, Abstract Expressionism, and Chinese calligraphy, Ting creates a seductively magical world of sensory pleasure, recalling a nineteenth-century focus on the beauty of the natural world.

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        Printing with the Handpress. Herewith a Definitive Encourage Fine Printing through Hand-craftsmanship

      Kentfield, California: The Allen Press, 1969 One of 140 copies. Brown linen, decoratively stamped in red. Folio. Illustrated in black & white by Victor Seward. The engraved hand device, by Mallette Dean, which is printed in blue at the beginning of each chapter, is printed in red on the front cover. Title-page printed red, blue and black; decoration in red and blue throughout. Printed on handmade paper from the Wookey Hole Mill in England. A fine copy of this classic text on letterpress printing, often considered the masterpiece of the Allen Press. In acetate dust jacket. The purpose of the volume ws four-fold: to enable handpress owners to produce high-quality printing; encourage those with increasing leisure time to enjoy the unique rewards of handpress printing as a serious avocation; to stimulate a renaissance in fine printing through hand-craftmanship, and to acquaint collectors with methods involved in a hand produced book" (Lewis Allen, Allen Press Bibliography, 34).

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        THE BUTTERFLY PLAGUE. Inscribed

      Toronto: Viking [1969], 1969 Findley, Timothy. THE BUTTERFLY PLAGUE. Significant Presentation Copy. New York: Viking, (1969). First Edition of Timothy Findley's highly-regarded second novel, wonderfully Inscribed by him to Canadian author Marie-Claire Blais. Quoting, in part from a W. H. Auden passage" 'Human beings are actors, who cannot become something until they have pretended to be it. . . and they can be divided into the sane who know they are acting and the mad who do not'/ Here is laughter /Tif". 8vo. 376 pp. A fine copy in 1/4 red cloth over mustard paper covered boards, black titles to the spine in a bright, fresh S. A. Summit designed pictorial dustwrapper showing minimal use. A powerful story of Hollywood in the '30's by a master storyteller. Superb Association Copy.. Signed by Author. First Edition.

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        Le Roman de Renart le Goupil. Transcrit par Albert-Marie SCHMIDT.

      Grenoble, Editions du Grésivaudan , 1969 - 1 volume in-folio , 196 pages. Tirage limité à 275 exemplaires , celui - ci n° 54 , un des 225 exemplaires sur Vélin d'Arches comportant 20 lithographies en couleurs de Pierre LETELLIEREn feuillets, sous emboitage de toile marron & coffret Exemplaire signé par Pierre LETELLIER avec certificat de l'Editeur que la présente édition est illustrée de lithographies originales.

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      Dial New York: Dial, 1969. First Edition. Tall printed yellow wraps. Near Fine and very scarce. 164 pages. The very scarce, oversized (11" tall) Uncorrected Proof of Kennedy's first book. "Uncorrected Galleys" is printed on both the front cover and title page. A pencil date of 9/30/69 has been crossed out with 10/10/69 written in pencil below it, obviously referring to publication date. A small fleck of white paint is at the base of the front cover and at the rear which also has a small creased area at the fore-edge. The last five pages have minor damage at the very outside margin at the bottom from the paint stain.

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        0 TO 9 NO 6. (SUPPLEMENT): STREET WORKS MARCH 15, 1969 / APRIL 18, 1969 / MAY 25 1969

      (0 TO 9) (ACCONCI, VITO). Acconci, Vito & Bernadette Mayer, Editors. 0 TO 9 NO 6. (SUPPLEMENT): STREET WORKS MARCH 15, 1969 / APRIL 18, 1969 / MAY 25 1969. NP (New York).: 0 To 9, 1969. First Edition. 4to. Stapled Mimeographed Wrappers. Artists' Book. Good +. np (62pp), profusely illustrated in b&w. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. This is the final issue of Vito Acconci and Bernadette Mayer's extraordinary artists' publication 0 to 9. Issued as a later supplement to number 6, it consists of proposals and documentation for projects undertaken in conjunction with the first three New York "Street Works" exhibition / performances undertaken during the Spring of 1969. The artists credited with contributions here are Vito Acconci, Arakawa, Scott Burton, Rosemarie Castoro, Walter Dawes, Madeline Gins, John Giorno, Bobbi Gormley, Matthew Klein, Abraham Lubelski, Bernadette Mayer, Rosemary Mayer, John Perreault, Lil Picard, Adrian Piper, Marjorie Strider, Anne Waldman, Hannah Weiner, and Lewis Warsh. An internally bright, handsome copy of this uncommon document whose front cover shows some light dampstaining and rippling due to contact with moisture that has also resulted in some very slight rippling along a portion of the bottom edge of the textblock. It looks far nicer in hand than it describes, and has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 021472&

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        España: Grand Tarde, Fiesta, Vaya con Dios

      Tokyo: Kyuryu-Do, (1969). Near fine in thick illustrated boards with pink and green endpapers, housed in a very good illustrated slipcase, worn a bit at the openings and edges. The booklet, with endpapers of a map of Spain, is near fine in wrappers. A lavish and visually stunning production.. First Edition. Large quarto. With a matching booklet: The Promised Journey (text in Japanese) laid in. SIGNED and briefly inscribed by Narahara in Japanese to Hiromu Hara, art director of Front - a 1940s era propaganda magazine. Narahara's paean to Spain, broken into three sections: the bull fight, the urban landscape, and the countryside. Designed by Mitsuo Katsui, with full-page and gate-folded black and white photographs, grainy and lifelike, devoid of text.

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        Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition 1804-1806

      Arno Press Edition of 1969 by Arno Press, New York: 1969. An eight volume set all of which are in fine condition with minor dust staining to the top edges of the text blocks. Seven volumes are in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine and with an illustrated paper label on the front boards. The eighth volume is a green cloth and green paper covered clam shell box which contains facsimiles of the maps from the expedition. The box is finished with details comparable to the other volumes. Each are small 4tos measuring 9" by 6". Volume I contains 374 pages of text; Volume II contains 386 pages; volume III contains 363 pages; volume IV contains 372 pages; volume V contains 395 pages; volume VI contains 280 pages; volume VII contains 534 pages and volume VIII contains the 16 page introduction to the atlas and index to the maps and all 71 individual maps (labeled 1 through 54) all of which are in fine condition Dust jackets were not issued with this set. This set represents a facsimile reprint of the original 1905 edition of The American Philosophical Society which based its publication on the original documents in their library. A beautiful set with no wear, rubbing or soiling. (The Literature of The Lewis and Clark Expedition, 5d.1)

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        Fat City (First Edition, inscribed to Kenneth Millar, a.k.a. Ross Macdonald)

      New York: Farrar Straus Giroux (FSG), 1969. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author to fellow writer Kenneth Millar (best known under his pen name, Ross Macdonald): "To Ken Millar / With much appreciation for your response to the book. Good wishes, many thanks / Leonard Gardner." Millar's blurb appears (under the Macdonald name) on the rear flap, and reads: "In his pity and art Gardner moves beyond race, beyond guilt and punishment, as Twain and Melville did, into a tragic forgiveness. I have seldom read a novel as beautiful and individual as this one." Fine in a lightly spine-faded, else Fine dust jacket. The author's first novel, basis for director John Huston's critically-acclaimed 1972 film starring Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges, Susan Tyrell and Candy Clark.

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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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      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons,. [1969]. boards.. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to. spine ends and front corner tips and a couple of mild soil marks to. rear panel. A pretty nice copy. (#136046). First edition. Brief signed inscription by Herbert to a New York book editor on the front free endpaper. The second volume in the Dune series.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Apollo 11 Large Color Photo, Crew-Signed on Mat (Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins), Presented to Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands

      1969 A 13.75" x 10.75" color photo of Buzz Aldrin standing next to a seismic experiment on the moon with the Lunar Module Eagle and U.S. flag prominent in the background (NASA image #AS11-40-5948). It is mounted to a 20" x 16" matboard with the inscription and crew signatures beneath. In an unknown hand is written at left: "To His Royal Highness/ Prince Bernhard/ of the Netherlands/ From The Apollo 11 Crew". To the right are the crew's large individual signatures: "Neil Armstrong", "M Collins", and "Buzz Aldrin". Prince Bernhard (1911-2004) was the prince consort of Queen Juliana and the father of the current monarch Queen Beatrix. This was likely presented to the Prince when the Apollo 11 astronauts visited his country on October 9, 1969, during their world tour. A rare large-size Apollo 11 signed photo. Overall excellent condition with the expected fading to the photo and the signatures.

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        Elected Member

      Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1969. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 1st/1st with dj

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        The Elected Member

      Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1969. 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.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Portnoy's Complaint

      Random House 1969 - The signed limited edition, one of 600 signed and numbered copies. About fine in a near fine publisher's slipcase. No dust jacket. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LEVELS OF THE GAME. Inscribed

      New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1969)., 1969 McPhee, John. LEVELS OF THE GAME. Significant Presentation Copy. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1969). First Edition of John McPhee's tennis classic Inscribed by him on the title-page to his New Yorker editor, Robert Bingham: "for Robert Bingham who always levels / John McPhee / 9/18/69". Additionally with a correction by John McPhee on pp. 3. 8vo. 150 pp. A fine copy in red cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a fine illustrated dustwrapper. "This may be the high point of American sports journalism. The New York Times.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        The Physical Review: A Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics. Series II: Volumes 1 to 10 (1913-1917)

      NY: Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1969. Series II: vols. 1-10, an uninterrupted run of complete volumes, faithfully produced facsimile reprint, very minor ownership markings, overall very good. Photos available upon request.

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        Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children's Crusade

      New York: Delacorte Press, 1969. First edition. Hardcover. Good/good. First edition, first printing, hardcover. $5.95 price intact inside front cover with "8021" beneath; "0369" on rear flap as called for, with author's photograph on rear panel. "1st printing" stated on the copyright page. Spine is rubbed, faded, with a little slant; stain (coffee?) on page 5. Previous owner's name stamp crossed off, next owner's name in ink plus black #29 written on flyleaf preceding half-title page. DJ has no tears but is toned, with a darker band running across top fourth. Blue cloth boards with gold/red lettering. DJ protected with new Brodart cover. 12mo, 186 pp., bookseller #00746.

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      Iowa City: Stone Wall Press, 1969 Cloth. A fine copy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 55 pp. Limited to 260 copies. Glassine cover wraps, paste-down spine label. Novelist's first published book. signed on half-title page..

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        Door Into the Dark

      New York: Oxford Univ Pr, 1969. Gilt lettered black cloth in decorative dust jacket. Inscribed by the author to Greg Gatenby "Greg: Slainte! Seamus Heaney, Toronto March 1986" on the endpaper. Gatenby, the director of the Harbourfront Reading Series, has his ownership signatuire on the front endpaper. This is the 1st US edition from UK sheets. Nice copy.. Inscribed by the Author. 1st Us Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8 Vo.

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      Torino . 1969 - Ril. in tela con cust., ill. a colori applic. alla cop., cm 27x19, pp 587 di t., 281 tra tavv a colori e b/n.

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        Captain Cook's Artists in the Pacific, 1769-1779

      New Zealand,: Avon Fine Prints,, 1969.. Oblong folio, colour plates; fine in original half leather, slipcase. A selection of drawings and paintings relating to Cook's voyages, with important sections on the work of Sydney Parkinson, William Hodges, and John Webber, as well as notices of many of the minor artists.

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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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        The Siege of Trencher's Farm (First UK Edition, Signed)

      London: Secker and Warburg, 1969. First Edition. First Edition. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper in 1974: "To Raymond, / Have a free look in hope of a good write-up - we welcome all criticism if it's favorable. / Gordon / Dryden Chambers / 1st Nov '74." Basis for Sam Peckinpah's violent 1971 film classic, Straw Dogs, starring Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, and a bunch of kill-crazy Devon townies, considered by many to be his finest directorial effort in a career that included many important films. A pristine copy.

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        Murder in Mount Holly

      London, Alan Ross,, 1969. Small octavo. Original red boards, titles to spine in gold. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in the minimally tanned dust jacket with a single, tiny nick. First Edition, First Impression. By a margin the author's scarcest novel. A thriller published in very small numbers by a publisher with whom Theroux had never previously worked and would never work thereafter. Of the small handful of copies we have seen this is one of just two which had escaped institutional libraries.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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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        Pioneering Years in Aerial Photography: U.S. Army and Air Force

      Eastman Kodak Co., 1969. Hard cover bound in blue cloth with silver lettering, consisting of printed foreword and 108 pages of b/w and color aerial photos - 3 supplemental pages first followed by 105 pages that have had new numbering applied at lower corner. This is one of a Limited Edition of 20 copies that was produced for the General by Eastman Kodak representing images that he was unable to include in his book, OVERVIEW. Binding is lightly worn at tips of corners and just a little soiled, a few of the first text pages have had the lower corner creased, ½ inch tear to lower edge of foreword. Text is clean and unmarked but very lightly age toned. * * INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE OF A TOTALLY DIFFERENT BOOK * *This is a Atlas Folio measuring 24.5 by 15 inches. Images available. USPS confirmation used on all U.S. shipments. Additional postage will be necessary for Priority or International addresses. . Signed. Limited/Numbered. Hardcover. Good +/No Dust Jacket.

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        The Lord of the Rings

      London: GEORGE ALLEN & UNWIN, 1969. Later printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. Fourth Impression 1974. Appears unread, but with gift inscription on verso of front free endpaper. Black cloth boards with design in green, silver and gold on the front cover and gilt titles on spine. All three of Tolkien's classic stories in one India paper edition with intact map.

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      Los Angeles: Mirisch Cartier 19 December 196913 April 1970. 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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        The Lords: Notes on Vision

      [Los Angeles] Privately Printed, [April], 1969 . 82 single sheets, unbound as issued (matches collation in OCLC, UC copy). Verse printed on Japan vellum, housed in the original portfolio folder of flexible textured blue boards, printed in gilt, with red string tie. Approx. dimensions 8.5 x 11.5 inches. Minor rubbing to case, one page lightly creased. First edition, first printing. Printed in an edition of 100 copies only, this was the lead singer of The Doors' first published work. The Lords is the first of four self-published poetry titles by Jim Morrison (1943-1971), succeeded by The New Creatures, April 1969; An Ode To L.A., While thinking of Brian Jones, deceased, July 1969; and An American Prayer, 1970. Given the fragile nature of this unbound publication, coupled with the laid-back state of the intended readership, it is likely that a great many of the 100 copies originally issued have not survived intact, and of those copies still complete, very few will be in such good condition as the present example.

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        Die Zoologische Buchillustration

      Stuttgart: Hiersemann Verlag, 1969. 2 Baende (2 volumes). Ihre Bibliographie und Geschichte. 666; 604 pages. Blue cloth. Very good condition.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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

      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

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Die fliegende Puppe. Lasur mit Oel, Mastix, Terpentin, Tempera auf Lwd und Holzplatte.

      1969 1969 - 83 x 88 cm, Gerahmt, tadell. Dieter Matthäus (geb. 1939) in Offenbach am Main, Maler und Zeichenlehrer (SKL 690). 1100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Americans. Photographs

      New York: Grossman Publishers,, 1969. Introduction by Jack Kerouac. Oblong quarto. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout from photos by the author. Lightly rubbed at extremities. An excellent copy in the rubbed and toned jacket with two short closed tears and a small chip from the head of the spine panel not affecting titles. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Originally published in 1959.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Edible Woman

      Toronto, McClelland and Stewart, Limited,, 1969. Octavo. Original burgundy boards, titles to spine in gold. With the dust jacket. Housed in an orange cloth slipcase. An excellent copy in the slightly creased dust jacket with a small patch of loss at one corner. First edition, first printing. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the title page, "To Daryl with much affection Peggy A 1969". Together with a signed note from the author presenting this copy. Daryl was probably the Canadian poet Daryl Hines, as Atwood only signs the name Peggy for personal friends.

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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.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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