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        DEFENSE DE L'OCCIDENT n s anno XVII n 84

      Paris: H.DEVE' ET C., 1969. BROSSURA. BUONO. 14 21. USATO

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      LA TRIBUNA, PIACENZA 1969 - GALASSIA ITALIANO N.97 del mensile di fantascienza, direttore Ugo Malaguti, traduzione integrale dall'inglese di Duccio Mangano, pagine ingiallite ai bordi e con fioritura, brossura editoriale illustrata, ingiallita, con fioritura e con lievi segni di usura

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        Charlotte Sometimes

      Chatto & Windus. London 1969 - First impression in dustwrapper. Signed by Penelope Farmer to the recto of the front free endpaper and dated in the year of publication. Near-fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Cornell]
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        Lo Scalo Boretto Situazione attuale e prospettive del cantiere - officina

      Poligrafici S. p. A., REGGIO EMILIA 1969 - ITALIANO Piccolo fascicolo spillato in carta leggera. Pagine in buono stato.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Europe a Prophecy.

      Trianon Press. 1969. Folio, 17 colour plates, 9 pp. of commentary plus extra material. Full brown morocco over boards with slipcase. Fine. One of the rarest de luxe editions. Limited to 26 special copies (apart from the 20 de luxe copies), this being copy A. With additional proof sheets, progressive plates, original stencil, etc. Bentley, Blake Books, 34. The frontispiece ("The Ancient of Days") is surely Blake's most famous single image. "Europe [Lambeth 1794] is a sequel to and sometimes bound up with America. The other two continents appear in The Song of Los... 12 copies are known." (Damon, Blake Dictionary)

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        NASA - Apollo 11. La conquête de la lune. (Documentation photographique). (The conquest of the moon in 20 large documentary colour photos from the NASA).

      s.l., (Switzerland), s.d. (1969), - in-folio, 4 ff. de texte au verso seulement + 20 photos (imprimées) grand format en couleur, le tout sur papier glacé épais, non relié dans emboitage de l'éditeur.(un peu abimé) / 20 large colour photos, loose in special ill. box. 4 leaves of text in frensch language by Eric Schärlig, scientific journalist to the swiss ?Radio Suisse Romande? and the ?Gazette de Lausanne?, with the following chapters: La conquête de la lune./ Dans la nuit des temps / A l'aube de l'astronautique / Werner von Braun: l'Artisan du prodige / Une lutte de titans / Cap sur la lune / Des embûches, des échecs, un drame / Un merveilleux cadeau: l'inconnu. The beautiful colour photos (NASA) taken from outer space are: Gemini IV, Northern end of the Gulf of Californi / Gemini VII, United Arab Republic, Saudi Arabie / Gemini XII, Agena rendezvous / Gemini XII, Mauritania, El Djouf Desert / Gemini XII, United Arad Republic, SaudiArabia, Nile Valley / Apollo VI, East Coast Georgia / Apollo VII, the saturn rocket photographed from Apollo VII / Apollo VIII, Earthrise.seen from the moon / Apollo VIII, Western Hemisphere / Apollo VIII, the surface of the moon / Apollo VIII, southeastern United States and Caribbean sea area / Apollo IX, Scott at work, filmed by Schweickart / Apollo IX, lem head down towards the earth / Apollo X, moon craters Apollo X, photo taken from the lem / Apollo XI, Most of Africa and portions of Europe and Asie in a spectectcular photo taken from Apollo 11 / Apollo XI crew, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, Edwin Aldrin / Astronaut Aldrin descends LM ladder toward lunar surface / Good view of astronaut footprint in lunar soil / Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. is photographed by astronaut Neil A. Armstrong. while walking on the moon.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        The Ridiculously Expensive MAD: A Collection of the Worst from 17 Years of MAD

      World Publishing Co. 1969 - Signed with inscriptions and a few drawings by various Mad artists / writers: Al Feldstein, Bill Gaines, Al Jaffee, Jerry DeFuccio, Nick Meglin, Lou Silverstone, Dick DeBartolo, Peter Porges, Angelo Torres, Bob Clarke, and others, on inside board and front end paper. Tight, clean hard cover. Attached record inside. Poor dust jacket with many tears, but presentable in Brodart [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Picture Book Cottage]
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        THE NEW YORK REVIEW OF SEX & POLITICS; A broken run of 13 issues

      New York City: The New York Seed Company / The New York Feed Company, 1969. Tabloid newspapers, 11 x 18 in. Overall a very good set; light shelfwear. Mild creasing to top of No. 3. A few thumbprints to interior of #7. Some light foxing to cover of #15 and wrinkle at bottom corner of cover at spine. Small closed tears to top edge of cover and one page tip missing from #18. Very good. Thirteen issues, 16-28 pp. each. Published by S. Edwards and Steven Heller, edited by D. Melmoth. Originally an offshoot of the New York Free Press, the NYRS&P featured photography, art, and fiction of a sexual nature, plus news and politics. Illustrated from b/w photos and artwork, with some color and duotone. One of the classiest sex papers, featuring contributions from D. Melmoth, Steven Heller, Gregory Battcock, Mario Jorrin, Ray Schultz, Brad Holland, Robert Igriega, Rick Meyerowitz, John Chamberlain, Mel Ramos, Camille Gordon, Edward Field, Frank Newman, Peter Hujar, Angelo d'Arcangelo, Charles Bukowski, Stanley Fleishman, Robert Stanley, Suzanne Giddens, Anna Albrecht, Irene Fertik, Marcia Cavell, Steve Lawrence, John Lahr, Pablo Picasso, Tor Kung, Robert Ferraro, Erich Goode, Peter Johnson, Robert Somma, Gail Hayden, Dan Mouer, Cy J. Avery, Al Goldstein, Josef Bush, D.A. Latimer, Fred Fagen, Dana Ohlmeyer. etc. Covers by Mario Jorrin, Robert Hosley, Robert Ferraro, Brad Holland, etc. Some highlights: Gregory Battcock reviews Andy Warhol's 'Blow Job,' and many more 'Last Estate' columns. Sex Stories - poems by Edward Field. Excerpts of some of the finer Olympia Press books, by Frank Newman, Angelo d'Arcangelo, and Tor Kung. Photos by Mario Jorrin. Robert Ferraro's photos of circus women. Body Painting photos by Mario Jorrin. Selected Obscenity Cases, by Stanley Fleishman. Art by Anna Albrecht. Self Gartification with Mailer & Breslin, by Ray Schultz. Grass, Hedonism and the Doctors Plot, by Erich Goode. Jimi Hendrix Puts His Mouth Where His Cock Was, by Robert Somma. Issue 9, 'Our Especially Clean Issue,' for which they were prosecuted for obscenity. Sex On Tip Toes (Rudolph Nureyenv and Edward Villella). Kid! Have You Ever Been Arrested? By Ray Schultz (on the issue #9 bust). Notes of a Dirty Old Man, by Charles Bukowski. De Sade Illustrated (scenes and dialogue fro man act of the play). Groupies, by Robert Somma. Pussy Power, by Dan Mouer (interview with Black Panther Party's Al Carroll). Life on the Aquarian Mud Flats, by Ray Schultz, with photos by Roger ATomlinson. Turning Sex To Smut to Make A Buck on (De Sade Illustrated), by Josef Bush. Call Girls ,b yC.J. Avery. Ass Deep in Westchester, by Joseph Stevens. The Secret, photos by Fred Fagen. Earlier issues are printed on high-quality stock; internals switch to newsprint with No. 11; usual age-toning. The last issue is all-newsprint.

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        Alla scoperta del Tassili

      Il saggiatore di Alberto Mondadori Editore, 1969. ITALIANO 0,55 Legatura editoriale in robusto cartonato, con dissolvenza del dorso, velature di polvere e tracce d'uso, traduzione di Laurana Palombini Berra, volume N. 5 della collana, con 67 fotografie e 4 carte geografiche., ottimo lo stato di conservazione nonostante assenza di sovraccoperta. USATO

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        Lo Scalo Boretto Situazione attuale e prospettive del cantiere - officina

      Poligrafici S. p. A, 1969. ITALIANO 0,02 Piccolo fascicolo spillato in carta leggera. Pagine in buono stato. USATO

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      ARNOLDO MONDADORI EDITORE, 1969. ITALIANO 0,47 Legatura in simil pelle, con titoli in oro e fregi dorati, al piatto e al dorso. Pagine in ottimo stato. Ricco di tavole a colori e in nero, nel testo e fuori. Volume n. XX ( 20 ) della collana. USATO

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        Sfida e risposta Un programma per l' Europa

      ARNOLDO MONDADORI EDITORE, 1969. ITALIANO 0,48 Legatura in cartoncino rigido telato, con titolo in oro al dorso. Pagine in buono stato con leggere bruniture e segni di fioriture, con alcune sottolineature a matita. Prefazione di Jean - Jacques Servan - Schreiber. Traduzione di Quirino e Enrichetta Maffi. USATO

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      Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1969 - First edition stated, first printing. Very Good, with reading crease to spine, light touches of rubbing to cloth at tips, offsetting to gutters at front and rear end sheets. In a Very Good dust jacket with price of $4.50 intact, light toning and light rubbing, flap folds lightly worn. A lovely copy of the first trade edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Elf Lithografien zu Luis Gongora y Argote Soledades (Zusammen mit der Buchausgabe in einer Kassette)

      Buchausgabe in Halbpergamin gebunden, 8, 161 S., 1. Auflage, aus dem Spanischen übersetzt von Erich Arendt, mit den elf Reproduktionen nach den Lithographien, Auflagenhöhe 150 Exemplare, die elf Lithographien, (hier dieNummer 101), sind sämtlich signiert (Hermann Naumann, 1969) und numeriert, Größe 360 x 490 mm im Passepartout Guter Zustand

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Zinnober]
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        Beyond the Mexique Bay;: A travellers journal

      Distributed by Heron Books, 1969. Hardcover. Used; Good. Hardcover; English language; good condition; Bump to top of spine cover. Top page edges slightly tanned, but internally in good clean condition.. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        Uncle and Claudius the Camel

      Jonathan Cape, 1969. First printing hardcover. The book is very good with shelfwear, bumped corners and a bit of fading to the spine. The mylar protected dust jacket is near very good with corners clipped (but NOT price clipped), rubbing, edgewear, a couple of small tears and some creasing. A nice example of a very scarce book. Expedited international shipping is not available. The delivery expectation for international shipping is 7-32 business days, depending upon customer location. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Drafts & Fragments of Cantos CX-CXVII

      New York: New Directions, 1969. Folio. 40 pp. Original russet cloth, printed paper spine label; board slipcase. Near-fine copy, with just a modest amount of shelfwear. LIMITED EDITION, number 134 of 200 copies signed by Pound from an edition of 310. Printed on the hand-press of K. K. Merker, The Stone Wall Press on Umbria Paper.

      [Bookseller: Riverrun Books & Manuscripts]
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      ACCADEMIA NAZIONALE DEI LINCEI, ROMA 1969 - ITALIANO Relazione letta ed approvata nella seduta del 19 nov.1968 sulla memoria di E.Durante, presentata nella seduta dell'8 giu.1968 da A.Pagliaro, al bordo superiore della prima pagina dedica con autografo di E.Durante, pagine ancora intonse e leggermente ingiallite ai bordi, brossura editoriale morbida, con titoli neri e con lievissimi segni del tempo

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      ACCADEMIA NAZIONALE DEI LINCEI, ROMA 1969 - ITALIANO Relazione letta ed approvata nella seduta del 19 nov.1968 sulla Memoria di Tullia Ritti, presentata nella seduta del 13 gen.1968 da M.Guarducci, pagine intonse e lievemente ingiallite ai bordi causa tempo, con 15 tavole in nero fuori testo ed altre nei testi, brossura editoriale morbida, con titoli neri e con lievissimi segni del tempo

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        TIERRA MAL BAUTIZADA relatos

      SEIX BARRAL, Barcelona 1969 - Libro en aceptable estado, aunque algo rozado y con señales de uso, encuadernado en rústica. "Verdadero cuadro sociológico y literario, dentro de la tradición que desde Gautier hasta Beckford tan curiosas páginas ha dado sobre la geografía peninsular, este libro tiene la garra de un magnífico reportaje y la calidad de una obra maestra de la descripción." 291 páginas [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros Dickens]
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        In Revolution one wins or one dies

      Original poster (57.6 x 38 cm)., colour offset lithograph on thin white stock. San Francisco, Ministry of Information, [Black Panther Party], 

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        The Warlock of Love

      Plymouth: Lupus Music 1969 - Plymouth: Lupus Music, 1969. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Lupus Music, 1969. Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing in the very scarce dust jacket. Hardcover. 12mo. Lupus Music. 1969. 63 pgs. First Edition/First printing. Bound in photo-pictorial cloth boards. DJ in Good plus shape with edgewear, creases and some loss to the edges, spine ends and corners. In Brodart protective cover. Ownership inscription to the front paste down. Text has light foxing to front free end paper and rear endpaper, binding tight and solid, boards clean with wear to the top of the front and rear boards. The poetry of the late Marc Bolan, who was the lead singer of the influential band T-Rex; 12mo; 7" - 7½" tall; 63 pages.   Condition Report Externally Spine – good condition – gilt titles, chipped with loss to the top and base of the dj. Joints – good condition – worn but solid. Corners – good condition – bumped and worn with loss to the dj. Boards – good condition – photo pictorial, marks and wear. Page edges – good condition. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – good condition. Paste downs – good condition – ink inscription. End papers – good condition. Title – good condition. Pages – good condition – some marks. Binding – good condition – solid. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1969 Binding: Hardback [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Verbesserung von Mitteleuropa, Roman.

      Rowohlt, Reinbek 1969 - CCV S. Orig.-Leinenband mit Schutzumschlag. Mit eigenhändiger, persönlicher Widmung des Autors für den Biberacher Unternehmer und Mäzen Heinz Saueressig (1924-1997): "Herrn Saueressig herzlich O. WIENER 14.3.1970." Beiliegend 5 Zeitungsausschnitte sowie ein Vorstellungsprospekt der Volkshochschule Biberach an der Riß aus Anlaß einer gemeinsamen Lesung von Gerhard Rühm und Oswald Wiener an diesem Tag. Der Umschlag mit schwachem Lichtrand und kleineren Randeinrissen, insgesamt handelt es sich jedoch um ein gut erhaltenes Exemplar des literarischen Hauptwerks mit nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rolf Bulang]
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        Hot and Sour Soup (Signed)

      California: The Sam Francis Foundation, 1969. First edition. Loose Sheets. Very Good. Elephant folio. A portfolio containing 50 poems plus 22 original lithographs all by Walasse Ting. Printed in an edition of 1,050 copies of which this is copy number 69. All of the lithograph plates were destroyed after the publication of this folio. This copy is from the so-called "normal" edition (numbered between 51 and 1,000). Large folded sheets laid into thick illustrated paper covers and contained within a hard printed slipcase. SIGNED by Ting and dated in year of publication. The folio contents are fine, but the outer cover has an unfortunate long, nearly 10" horizontal tear to the front cover. The tear has been taped closed from the inside, but is still visible from the outside. Outer slipcase is just lightly scuffed and worn. Sold in as-is condition. A bold and lovely production.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        The Raswan Index and Handbook for Arabian Breeders Volumes 1, 2 and 3.

      I-TEX Pulishing, Ames, (Iowa) 1969 - 871 S. (Bände 1+2) mit beiliegenden Falttafeln - zahlreiche Bildtafeln und Anhänge (Band 3), (871 pp. (Vols. 1+2) and a lot of plates in Vol. 3), Numeriertes Exemplar, die Bücher tragen die Nummer 432 (von 100 gedruckten Exemplaren). (Printed in a limited Edition of 1000 numbered sets. Set number 432) Als Manuskript gedruckt. (Printed as a script). Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 2850 8°, Original-Kunstleder (Hardcover), Einbände, Titel und Vorsätze leicht stockfleckig, Widmung auf Vortitel, insgesamt gute und innen saubere Exemplare, (covers, title and flying endpapers little foxy, title with a dedication, alltogether good copy), [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Silvanus]
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      AZIENDE TIPOGRAFICHE EREDI DOTT. G.BARDI, ROMA 1969 - INTERLINGUE Due volumi, brossure editoriali morbide, con titoli neri, ingiallite ai bordi ed ai dorsi e con usura da scaffalatura, foto in nero di A. Pagliaro all'antiporta del vol. I, in italiano, spagnolo, francese, tedesco, inglese e piccole parti in latino e greco, pagine ingiallite ai bordi rimanendo comunque in buonissimo stato di conservazione

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        Georges Mathieu. Exposition Manufacture Nationale des Gobelins. Septembre-Octobre 1969.

      Service de la Création Artistique, Service des Expositions, Caisse Nationale des Monuments Historiques, Paris 1969 - Catalogue d'exposition illustré de 102 reproductions en noir et en couleurs d'oeuvres de Georges Mathieu, avec descriptions. Présentation de Jean Coural et Dominique Quignon-Fleuret. Exemplaire enrichi d'un dessin original signé par Mathieu aux feutre rouge dédicacé et signé par l'artiste. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie-Galerie Emmanuel Hutin]
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        Lotto di popolo vince tutto il Mondo. Vietnam vince, Palestina vincera.

      S.l., Fronte della Liberazione Araba, [1969]. - 50 x 69,5 cm. Le Front de Libération arabe est une organisation palestinienne nationaliste et panarabe, membre de l'OLP, fondée en 1969 par le parti Baas irakien. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: SOLSTICES RARE BOOKS]
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        The Day Glo Designers Guide

      Day-Glo Color Corp, Cleveland 1969 - 4to. 68pp. Spiral bound as issued, with Day-Glo tone chart, a Day-Glo four-colour process chart and the Day-Glo bonus screen colour chart. A couple of closed tears in the acetate cover. Numerous Colour plates. Text in English. A superb artefact of the psychedelic era and it's eventual appropriation by mainstream popular culture. Includes work from Warhol, a fabulous screen printed treatment of Bert Stern's Marilyn Monroe shoot, floral pop up (complete), Martin Sharp, Peter Max. Complete with all inserts, pop up and tear out. 7 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Galleria Toselli Milano 1969

      1969 - Manifesto originale di mostra Galleria Toselli, Milano, 1969. cm. 50 x 70. Buone condizioni

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        De arte venandi cum avibus. Ms. Pal. Lat. 1071, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana.

      Graz, Akad. Druck- und Verl.-Anst. 1969 - 2 Bände. 2°. 65, (2) S. Mit 11 Seitentaflen (Kommentarband); 111 Bl. mit Text und farb. Illustr. Halbwildleder- bzw. Ganzwildlederband. in Pappschuber (Orig.-Verlagseinbände). Aus der Reihe: "Codices e Vaticanis selecti quam simillime expressi", Vol. 31. - Ausgewählt und herausgegeben von Francisco Sauer, die 16. Faksimilepublikation des Grazer Verlages.

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        The Price of Money, 1946 to 1969: An Analytical Study of United States and Foreign Interest Rates,

      Rutgers University Press, 1969. ix, 156 pages. Many graphs and tables. "An analytical narrative account of the entire postwar bond market in the United States. A summary of simultaneous interest rates in several key foreign markets has been included in order to put United States interest rates into an international context." - from Preface. Homer previously wrote the landmark "A History of Interest Rates" in 1963. Moderate wear. Binding tight. Contents clean, fresh and unmarked. Somewhat above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy of this important reference.

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        I grandi uomini della medicina

      MINERVA ITALICA, BERGAMO 1969 - Fantasia e realtà ITALIANO Volume numero 11 della serie "Fantasia e realtà". Traduzione di Nicola Garofalo. Illustrazioni in bianco e nero nel testo di Ugo Monicelli. Legatura in piena tela con disegno impresso al piatto e titoli al dorso; presente sovraccoperta illustrata (Albert Berliat) con usura e strappi lungo i bordi, tracce di polvere; ingiallita con lieve fioritura così come tagli e pagine. Sottolineature e note al margine, a penna, pieghe tra le pagine; parte dei fogli completamente distaccata ma testo integro e leggibile.

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        The price of money, 1946 to 1969;: An analytical study of United States and foreign interest rates,

      Rutgers University Press, U.S.A. 1969 - 0813506077 ix, 156 pages. Many graphs and tables. "An analytical narrative account of the entire postwar bond market in the United States. A summary of simultaneous interest rates in several key foreign markets has been included in order to put United States interest rates into an international context." - from Preface. Homer previously wrote the landmark "A History of Interest Rates" in 1963. Moderate wear. Binding tight. Contents clean, fresh and unmarked. Somewhat above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy of this important reference. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The New York C. S. Lewis Society Bulletins, First Ten Years in 10 volumes

      1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. Orange buckram (library) cloth, ten matching volumes dating from 1969 to 1981. Great for research. First bulletin is dated Nov 4, 1969 so the first volume covers 1969 and 1970. The last volume is dated 1978-1981. In addition to Society Bulletins, some essays are included. Volume 1 (for example) contains the following essays: CS Lewis as Amateur Philosopher by Paul Vincent; Christianity and Culture: An Interpretation of C. S. Lewis; An Enduring Friendship by Janes Douglass; The Incarnation in the Works of CS Lewis Notes in Outline by Bryon C. Lambert. There are some letters to the Society with writers including Walter Hooper, Clyde Kilby, James Blish, Joan Ostling, Roger L. Green, John Warwick Montgomery and Virginia Mollencott. Early on in the Bulletins, a C S Lewis Question Box was started. Questions would appear in one Bulletin with answers by various members in subsequent bulletins. Some answerers include W. H. Lewis, Peter Kreeft, Clyde Kilby and Walter Hooper. bindings tight, no writing in the books, Full refund if not satisfied. Rare.

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        Ma part de vérité

      Fayard 1969 - - Fayard, Paris 1969, 15x21,5cm, broché. - Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé de François Mitterrand à Charles Zelman. Une petite mouillure claire en tête du premier plat, agréable état intérieur. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition for which it was not taken from large papers. An autograph signed by François Mitterrand to Charles Zelman. A small clear moisture at the head of the first flat, pleasant interior state. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Gene Expression in Interspecific Hybrids, II. RNA Synthesis in the Lethal Cross Arbacia Lixula (♂) X Paracentrotus lividus (♀)

      Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Vol. 62, No.2 pp. 438-445 Feb.. PAMPHLET. "This is precisely what Herman Denis did during a stay a few years later at Jean Brachet's lab at the LlGBin Naples. He showed that RNAsynthesized by an interspecific sea urchin hybrid blocked at the gastrula stage is preponderantly paternal, despite the preferential elimination of paternal chromosomes during egg cleavage. With elegant saturation and competition experiments using molecular hybridization on filt~rs. he explained the paradox by the existence of two classes of genes that become active at the onset of gastrulation, The first and most abundant class of genes, destined to be expressed at all stages of development, are normally subject to negative control, which a foreign cytoplasm cannot exert. The second group of genes. which are functional only during the early developmental stages. fail. on the other hand. to be activated in the same foreign cytoplasm. These outstanding results already underline the full importance of the activation and repression of genes exerting specific control over the stages of morphogenesis. They were published in 1969 and 1970, in three papers signed H. Denis and J. Brachet that received much attention." Jean Brachet and his School by HENRI ALEXANDRE Int. J. Dev Biol. 36: 29-41 (1992) First separate edition. Offprint. Original wrappers.* . Very Good. 1969.

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        Okinawa, Okinawa, Okinawa

      Shanken, Tokyo 1969 - Small 4to, Unpaginated (ca 160pp). Printed wraps as issued. Numerous Black & White plates. Text in Japanese. A little wear to corners and spine and a little foxing to covers. Highly politicised work from Tomatsu and one of his most famous books. "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) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        ADA, or Ardor

      London: Wiedenfeld & Nicolson, 1969. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. Very Fine/Fine. Vladimir Nabokov. INSCRIBED, SIGNED, & DATED with a FULL-COLOR BUTTERFLY by the AUTHOR on the free front colored endpaper, thick 8vo (8 3/4" x 5 3/4"), red cloth with gold lettering on spine, Mylar-protected forest green dust jacket (unclipped) with author's name in red & "Ada" in purple lettering, forest green endpapers, [xiv]: including a double-spread genealogical table + 589 pages. PRESENTATION COPY by the distinguished author, SIGNED "from Vladimir Nabokov" with one of his RARE, delicately and precisely hand-drawn-and-colored BUTTERFLIES. Nabokov has labeled it "Parnassius," which is not only the sacred mountain of the Greek poets, but--more importantly--the Latin name of one of our author-lepidopterist's favorite butterflies: Parnassius mnemosyne. The author has also dated his inscription "1969"--the year of publication--and included his residence "Montreux," Switzerland. This Parnassian butterfly figures importantly in chapter 6 of the author's brilliant autobiography, Speak, Memory. As discussed in Kurt Johnson & Steve Coates, Nabokov's Blues: "Though not without its share of typically misleading Nabokovian irony, Chapter 6 of Speak, Memory is Nabokov's nostalgic ode to youth, sunshine, and butterflies, the most complete account of his youthful passion; reading it is essential for anyone who wants to understand what lepidoptery meant to him. A butterfly's ghost lurks even in the title: until dissuaded by a cautious and sales-minded editor, Nabokov had wanted to call the book "Speak, Mnemosyne." Mnemosyne is Remembrance, the mother of the Greek Muses, but she is also a Parnassian butterfly, Parnassius mnemosyne, a drawing of which graces the endpaper maps of the revised version of Speak, Memory, and which, along with the Hawkmoths that flit through the book, presides over it as a sort of tutelary deity (p.112)." Interestingly, the author inscribed his most ambitious and mature work to "Anthony" [Shuttleworth], an English admirer with several daughters--the eldest named "Vera" (like the author's wife). [See, in particular, Glenn Horowitz's beautifully executed catalogue, Vera's Butterflies (1999)--listed more fully under Bibliography below.] At the behest of Vera, Anthony asked one of his old friends to kindly convey his cherished collection of Nabokov's works to the author, who graciously inscribed them and included this rarissima, one of his hand-drawn and favorite butterflies on ADA. Such butterfly embellished presentations were reserved for the most special people, and--especially--these drawings were used by the author for books he presented to his beloved wife Vera. Johnson & Coates add yet more to our understanding of this butterflied inscription in ADA, the author's majesterial work: "Nabokov also describes how on another occasion he followed a Parnassius mnemosyne--the tutelary butterfly of Speak, Memory--into some dense underbrush and came upon Polenka, a sweetheart, splashing naked with some other children in the ruins of an old bathhouse. Again, he says he once pedaled his bicycle through the fields near Byra and near the river he came upon the scattered clothes of peasant girls who romped naked in the water, 'heeding me as little as if I were the discarnate carrier of my present reminiscenes.' Meanwhile, on the other side of the river, 'a dense crowd of small, bright blue male butterflies that had been tippling on the rich trampled mud and cow dung through which I trudged rose all together into the spangled air and settled again as soon as I had passed.' The mildly erotic associations of these Blue butterflies are intensified in Ada, in which Ada and Van meet for their first assignation as lovers in a park, surrounded by clouds of them (p.300)." For this reader, ADA ought to be ranked with Marcel Proust's Remembrance, James Joyce's Ulysses, and Anthony Burgess's best works. It is to be hoped that its cosmopolitan, intricate, yet precise treatment of the author's intercontinental experiences will grow in importance, for Nabokov is the most brilliant and learned multi-lingual literary author (and scientist) with whom America has been graced in the Twentieth century. "Published two weeks after his seventieth birthday, Ada, or Ardor is one of Nabokov's greatest masterpieces, the glorious culmination of his career as a novelist.  It tells a love story troubled by incest.  But more: it is also at once a fairy tale, epic, philosophical treatise on the nature of time, parody of the history of the novel, and erotic catalogue.  Ada, or Ardor is no less than the supreme work of an imagination at white heat."--Goodreads. Though Ada is a "magnificent book"--and in many ways unlike Nabokov's more famous Lolita, "if you aren't familiar with some of Nabokov's other work, Ada might prove a difficult point of entry. It's frequently recondite, maddeningly dense, and seasoned with "orgies of epithelial alliterations."--from Zacharias Foster's review on Amazon. "This book is like a Fabergé egg."--Karen's review on Amazon. RARISSIMA! A first edition of the author's most ambitious work in EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION with a SIGNED PRESENTATION & detailed DRAWING by the AUTHOR of one of his more memorable butterflies: Parnassius mnemosyne. Condition: Internally, the volume is tight, bright, and clean. Externally, the only minor defects to this copy are minute traces of rubbing to the extremites of the unclipped dust jacket, and slight red staining on the inside of two portions of the dust jacket. We have found the same stains on a few other dust jackets for Ada first editions--thus suggesting that the dust wrapper was folded around the red-stained cloth binding before it had fully dried;. This may indicate that this was a very early printing and binding of the First Edition. Bibliography: Blackwell, Stephen H., Fine Lines: Nabokov's Scientific Art, Yale University Press, 2016. Boyd, Brian, Vladimir Nabokov: The American Years, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, (1980). Horowitz, Glenn, ed., Vera's Butterflies: First editions by Vladimir Nabokov / inscribed to his wife, New York City: Glenn Horowtiz Bookseller, Inc., 1999. Johnson, Kurt & Steve Coates, Nabokov's Blues: The Scientific Odyssey of a Literary Genius, New York: McGraw-Hill, (1999).

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        My Life with Martin Luther King, Jr.

      Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York 1969 - First edition of Coretta Scott King's autobiography, which recounts the history of the Civil Rights Movement and offers an inside look at Dr. King, his sermons and speeches. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Lengthily inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Marian and Arthur Logan With love and appreciation for your concern, support and dedication to the cause of justice, human decency and equality for all people Coretta Scott King." The recipients were close friends of Dr. Martin and Coretta Scott King. From the library of South African curator and art collector Warren Siebrits, with his William Kentridge designed bookplate on the half-title page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Robert Reed. My Life with Martin Luther King, Jr. is a personal, inspirational account of the history of the Civil Rights Movement. The book describes the author's relationship with Martin Luther King, Jr., detailing their marriage, the events of the 1960s, and King's tragic assassination. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Godfather

      Putnam, 1969. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Putnam, New York 1969. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1969 with no additional printings. Jacket has the code 6903. White cloth boards with black spine. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, tight spine, light age toning. Stamped by the Library of Congress copyright office on the copyright. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-, chipping, short tears, price clipped. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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