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        CREATURES OF LIGHT AND DARKNESS. Inscribed

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

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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 MOONSHINE WAR

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company Inc. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,. 1969. cloth.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with touch of rubbing to lower spine. end and lower corner tips. (#126513). First edition. Filmed in 1970 from a script by Leonard with Patrick McGoohan, Alan Alda and Richard Widmark.

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        Slaughterhouse-Five

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

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        The Left Hand of Darkness

      New York: Walker & Company, 1969.. First edition of the author's Nebula and Hugo award-winning novel. Octavo, original gray cloth. Signed by the author, who has added a line from this work as follows, "Facts are no more solid, coherant, round and real than pearls are. But both are sensitive. Ursula K. Le Guin". Near fine in an excellent dust jacket with some of the usual toning to the spine.

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        THE LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS

      New York: Walker and Company,. [1969]. boards.. Slight spine lean, else a fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with. just a hint of general tanning, a light, nearly invisible scratch to. front panel, and clipped price. A very presentable copy of an elusive. book rarely found in decent condition. (#135241). First hardcover edition. Winner of the 1969 Nebula and 1970 Hugo awards. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-643. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 60. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 319. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1171-77.

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        RITE OF PASSAGE

      London: Sidgwick & Jackson London: Sidgwick & Jackson,. [1969]. boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with mild shelf wear to extremities,. touch of rubbing to folds, and new publisher's price sticker affixed. over printed price on front flap. A very attractive copy of an. elusive book. (#111940). First British (and first hardcover) edition. Signed inscription by Panshin to Gary Van Court on title page. The author's first book. Winner of the 1968 Nebula award for best novel. 1969 Hugo nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 4-406. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1805-08.

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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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        FEATHERS Plain and Fancy

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

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        The Lord of the Rings, Deluxe 1 Volume Edition

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

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        Chagall Lithographe IV.

      1969-1973. Catalogue et notices Charles Sorlier. Fernand Mourlot. Éditions André Sauret Monte-Carlo 1974. 180,(4) pp. 2 orginal lithographes Dust jacket and frontispiece. Publisher`s cloth with dust jacket and mylar dust jacket in original slip case. 32,5 x 25,5 cm

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        Chagall Lithographe III. 1962-1968

      Catalogue et notices Fernand Mourlot. Charles Sorlier. André Sauret, Éditeur 1969. 181 pp. 2 original lithographs including cover. Publisher`s cloth with cover and mylar cover in original slip case. 32,5 x 25 cm

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        REMBRANDT'S ETCHINGS. An illustrated critical catalogue.

      In-8, 2 voll. (1 di tavv.), tela edit., sovrac., pp. XIV,203; XIII,316. Il vol. di testo presenta oltre 400 dettagliate schede di incisioni e concordanze; il vol. di tavv. oltre 600 riproduzioni di stampe che sovente illustrano le più sottili differenze fra i vari stati. Opera con apparato iconografico di grande qualità, indispensabile strumento per collezionisti e amatori dell'opera grafica di Rembrandt. Catalogo ragionato di tutte le incisioni dell'artista e di quelle a lui attribuite. In ottimo stato.

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        A DRUNK MAN LOOKS AT THE THISTLE

      Falkland: Kulgin Duval & Colin H. Hamilton, 1969. Fine in plain slipcase. First edition thus, no 110 of 160 copies signed by MacDiarmid, Frans Masereel, and Giovanni Mardersteig Quarto. 145p. Illustrated with eight full-page woodcuts by Frans Masereel, printed on watermarked Amalfi paper with title and initials in blue by Giovanni Mardersteig at the Officina Bodoni in Verona. Bound in gilt-titled quarter vellum with Castellare paper sides patterned in blue, t.e.g. With the bookplate of Norman J. Sondheim.& Mardersteig. The Officina Bodoni, No. 165; Avermaete. Frans Masereel, p. 276, no. 120.

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        Il greco di toledo e il suo espressionismo estremo. milano 1969.

      Bella ril. in tela con sovr. e cust., cm 41x35, pp 163 di t., 122 ill. acolori applic. nel t., 50 splendide tavv a colori f.t. alcune delle quali più volte ripieg. Il t. è stampato su carta tipo a mano, le tavv su carta patinata pesante. Ottimo esempl.

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        C-S The Master Craftsman

      Harpers Woods, MI: The Adagio Press, 1969. Hard Cover. INTERESTING ASSOCIATION COPY WITH RELATED MATERIAL LAID IN.Ê This beautiful copy is inscribed by author John Dreyfus to noted Chicago book collector and philanthropist Samuel R. Rosenthal, "for Sam R Rosenthal after a splendid evening John Dreyfus 16 December 1978 Chicago."Ê Rosenthal and his wife, Marie-Louise, had a pre-eminent book collection that concentrated on livres d'artistes, illustrated books, and private press. This is 39 of 75 folio copies issued with one vellum leaf and one handmade paper leaf laid in from books printed at the Doves Press. There were 329 copies originally printed of this Adagio Press edition (although fewer than 180 were offered for sale), each with two Doves Press leaves: 12 withÊ both Doves Press leaves printed on vellum; 75 with one leaf on vellum and the second on handmade paper; and 242 with both leaves printed on handmade paper. This copy has an octavo vellum leaf from Goethe's "Faust," issued in 1906, and a folio double leaf on paper with Leviticus 16-22 from the famed Dove's Bible. The Adagio Press was founded in the late 1950s by Leonard Bahr, who signed the colophon.Ê In Roderick Cave's The Private Press, second edition, he cites the Bible as the most substantial title printed by the press.Ê In 1970, Strouse had sent two letters to Rosenthal, included with this copy, offering C-S The Master Craftsman. Strouse said that he would make Rosenthal's copy "a little special" by putting in a double leaf from the Bible. Two letters dated 1978 are laid in from Dreyfus to Rosenthal and his wife. These letters and the 1978 inscription indicate that he got to know Rosenthal around this time.Ê In one letter, Dreyfus expresses his appreciation for their expressions of sympathy over the tragic death of his son. There are a few handwritten additions to the text of Dreyfus's essay in this copy, which may have added when he inscribed the book, but this is conjecture. The book is hand sewn and bound in quarter vellum with Cockerell marbled paper covered boards and gilt title to spine.Ê It is printed in red and black Palatino Roman and Pascal types on handmade Tovil paper.Ê In addition to the Doves Press leaves, laid in are the prospectus, a mounted photograph of Cobden-Sanderson with Emery Walker developed from the original negative, a smaller copy of the photo, and a pamphlet issued in 1971 titled "A Letter from Stella."Ê This pamphlet reprints the text of the last letter written by Cobden-Sanderson to his daughter, Stella, a few hours before he died, with an introduction by Strouse. [54 pages.]Ê PRI/042309. Fine.

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        C-S The Master Craftsman. An Account of the Work of T. J. Cobden-Sanderson and Cobden-Sanderson´s Partnership with Emery Walker.

      Harper Woods, Mi., The Adagio Press, 1969. 54 p. Includes 2 laid-in Doves Press leaves + photograph Cobden-Sanderson with Emerey Walker from the original negative. Half vellum with marble paper covered boards covered with glassine cover. 38,5 X 25,5 cm. In excellent condition.. Printed in 242 numbered copies of which this is no 234. Signed by the printer

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        Original Hand-Bound Mock-Up for The Grindstone of God: A Samoyed Fable, with 26 Original Pencil Illustrations by Bernarda Bryson Shahn

      [Roosevelt, NJ: ca 1969-70]. Octavo (23.5cm). Red paper-covered boards; [28]pp. Original hand-made "dummy" of 28 pages, with text and illustrations tipped on to blank pages. Includes a hand-lettered title page and 26 original pencil drawings by Bernarda Shahn, illustrating the (mostly) animal characters in the text. In fine condition, as made. The published book was issued by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in 1970. An enigmatic folktale in which a fox and a horse, each starving to death, must decide among themselves which one is to die. Shahn's animal illustrations are lively and accurate throughout. This is presumably an unused trial version, as an ink note to the front cover states "do not use this dummy." Carl Withers was the author of the well-known 1948 poetry anthology A Rocket in My Pocket. Bernarda Bryson's 1963 book The Sun Is A Golden Earring was a Caldecott medalist.

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        When the Sun Tries to Go On

      Black Sparrow Los Angeles: Black Sparrow. 1969. One of 200 numbered copies signed by the author, Koch, and the artist, Larry RIVERS. Illustrated and with a three-dimensional collage serving as cover by the noted American artist, Larry Rivers. Page size: 7-3/8 inches x 5-7/16 inches. Bound: yellow cloth with Rivers' collage in pink, yellow, and black on various levels, original acetate jacket. A fine copy of what is probably the best-designed book published by Black Sparrow, housed in green cloth slipcase with red morocco labels. See an Image.

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        The Lithographs of Chagall. III - VI. 4 Bde. Boston/New York, Book & Art Shop/Crown Publ. Inc., 1969-1985. Mit 2 Orig.-Farblithographien (darunter 4 Umschläge) sowie zahlr. meist farb. Abb. . 4°. Olwd.-Bde mit OU. und Schutzumschlag.

      Schöne Exemplare der amerikanischen Ausgabe.

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        The Lord of The Rings - The Fellowship of The Ring - The Two Towers - The Return of The King

      London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1969. 3 volumes, all volumes "Fourth Impression" 1969 printings, with the fold-out map in the rear of each volume. Bound in contemporary 1/2 purple morocco, spines sunned to brown, ribbed gilt decorated spines, top edges gilt.

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        THE LORD OF THE RINGS. The Fellowship of the Ring.- The Two Towers. - The Return of the King

      George Allen & Unwin, London. 1969. FIRST INDIA PAPER EDITION. 8vo. (9 x 5.8 inches). Two fold out maps designed by Tolkien. A fine copy of the book in original publishers black cloth with elaborate gold, silver and green decoration on front board. Spine ruled and lettered in gilt. Marbled black and grey endpapers. All edges spotted with green, as published. Housed in original publishers slip case. Just a little minor rubbing to the bottom of the slipcase. Overall a lovely bright and tight copy. Hammond & Anderson A5h.

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        DIANE ARBUS: AN APERTURE MONOGRAPH - AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE VARIANT EDITION OF THE HARDBOUND SECOND PRINTING CONTAINING "TWO GIRLS IN IDENTICAL RAINCOATS, CENTRAL PARK, N.Y.C. 1969

      (ARBUS, DIANE). Arbus, Diane. Doon Arbus, Editor. DIANE ARBUS: AN APERTURE MONOGRAPH - AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE VARIANT EDITION OF THE HARDBOUND SECOND PRINTING CONTAINING "TWO GIRLS IN IDENTICAL RAINCOATS, CENTRAL PARK, N.Y.C. 1969". New York: Aperture & The Museum of Modern Art, 1972. First Edition. 4to. Pictorial Boards in Jacket. Photography Monograph. Near Fine/Near Fine. np, 80 duotone illustrations. Designed by Doon Arbus and Marvin Israel. Published in conjunction with the posthumous 1972 retrospective exhibition of her groundbreaking photographic work at New York's Museum of Modern Art, this is the classic Aperture monograph that forever established Diane Arbus' prominence in the pantheon of American postwar photographers. An extraordinary copy of the second printing of the hardbound 1972 MoMA Special Edition of this supremely influential volume (cited on pages 258-259 of Martin Parr and Gerry Badger's "The Photobook: A History Volume I", pages 284-285 of The Hasselblad Center's "The Open Book", and pages 214-215 of "The Book of 101 Books") that contains the subsequently withdrawn image "Two girls in identical raincoats, Central Park, N.Y.C. 1969". The entire initial second print run including the photograph was to have been destroyed by the publishers prior to distribution due to model release issues, and so we suspect this intact surviving example must be exceptionally rare. It is only the second we have handled in thirty years. The covers are bright with both foredge tips and spine ends still crisp; bearing only very minor indentations along the top and bottom edges of the boards. The still-white dust jacket shows a series of diagonal soft creases to the corner of the inside flap to the right of the printed price. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 0-912334-40-1 Inventory Number: 019446&

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        Les deux frères

      Paris: Grasset, 1969. Broché. 14,5x20,5cm. Edition originale, un des 26 ex numérotés sur alfa, seuls grands papiers. Couverture photographique. Très bel exemplaire. - Grasset, Paris _1969, 14,5x20,5cm, broché. - broché

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        [Screenplay]: Rabbit, Run

      Warner Bros. Seven Arts Inc. [No place]: Warner Bros.-Seven Arts, Inc.. 1969. First. Quarto. Typed sheets bradbound in printed yellow studio wrappers. Original screenplay, marked "final" draft. Interspersed leaves in various colors with changes. Tiny tears to the edges of the wrappers, else very near fine. Basis for the 1970 Jack Smight featuring James Caan and Carrie Snodgress. A very uncommon screenplay. .

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        ART BY TELEPHONE: AN EXHIBITION ORGANIZED BY THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART UNDER THE SPONSORSHIP OF THE AMERICAN NATIONAL BANK AND TRUST COMPANY OF CHICAGO - THE ORIGINAL 33 1/3 RPM LONG PLAYING RECORD ALBUM

      Van Der Marck, Jan. ART BY TELEPHONE: AN EXHIBITION ORGANIZED BY THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART UNDER THE SPONSORSHIP OF THE AMERICAN NATIONAL BANK AND TRUST COMPANY OF CHICAGO - THE ORIGINAL 33 1/3 RPM LONG PLAYING RECORD ALBUM. Chicago, IL: Museum of Contemporary Art, 1969. First Edition. Large Square 4to. 12" Vinyl LP in Jacket. Near Fine./Very Good.. One 12", two-sided vinyl 33 1/3 rpm long playing phonograph record in a printed paper over cardboard gatefold sleeve, 1 b&w illustration. "Shortly after its opening, the Museum of Contemporary Art planned an exhibition to record the trend, incipient then and pervasive today, toward conceptualization of art. This exhibition, scheduled for the spring of 1968 and abandoned because of technical difficulties, consisted of works in different media, conceived by artists in this country and Europe and executed in Chicago on their behalf. The telephone was designated the most fitting means of communication in relaying instructions to those entrusted with fabrication of the artists' projects or enactment of their ideas. To heighten the challenge of a wholly verbal exchange, drawings, blueprints or written descriptions were avoided". Taken from the album jacket, this was curator Jan van der Marck's summation of the infamous Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago "Art by Telephone" show. This is a copy of the 1969 record which reproduces the phone calls of participating artists Siah Armajani, Richard Artschwager, John Baldessari, Iain Baxter, Mel Bochner, George Brecht, Jack Burnham, James Lee Byars, Robert Cumming, Francoise Dallegret, Jan Dibbets, John Giorno, Robert Grosvenor, Hans Haacke, Richard Hamilton, Dick Higgins, Davi Det Hompson, Robert Huot, Alain Jacquet, Edward Kienholz, Joseph Kosuth, Les Levine, Sol LeWitt, Robert Morris, Bruce Nauman, Claes Oldenburg, Dennis Oppenheim, Richard Serra, Robert Smithson, Guenther Uecker, Stan Van Der Beek, Bernar Venet, Frank Lincoln Viner, Wolf Vostell, William Wegman, and William T. Wiley giving instructions to the MCA staff on how to execute their various pieces for this exhibition which alas, went unrealized. A most handsome, unplayed example of the original 1969 pressings and jacket of this uncommon document (cited on page 215 of Guy Schraenen's "Vinyl: Records and Covers by Artists") whose gatefold sleeve shows some light rubbing and minor abrasions to the exterior. 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: 020255&

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        Andrew Wyeth. Special Signed Limited Edition

      Boston: Gambit, Inc.. 1969. Oblong Folio. F Limited Edition. H Hard Cover. Fine. Exceptional copy of this important work on the work of Andrew Wyeth (1917- 2009), number 175 of a limited edition of 300 copies, after which the plates were destroyed. The book has never been read and also includes the publisher's original shipping box. Large and very heavy book, about 13.25 inches tall and 17.25 inches wide, about two inches thick. Tan textured cloth with light blue suede spine lettered in gilt, all edges gilt, attached ribbon bookmark, matching blue cloth clamshell box measuring about 15 inches tall and 19 inches wide. Color illustrated throughout, the book contains high quality reproductions of some of Wyeth's best works, compiled and supervised by the artist. Both book and clamshell box are in as new condition. Signed: I Signed by the Artist

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        ANDREW WYETH

      Boston: Gambit, 1969. First Edition. Fine in the original cloth clamshell box.. First Edition. Copy #263 of 300 numbered copies signed by Wyeth. Contents are the same as the trade edition published by Houghton Mifflin in 1968. Oblong folio cloth, suede shelfback. The rarest, most important Wyeth book, and a handsome production as well.

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        Andrew Wyeth. Special Signed Limited Edition

      Boston: Gambit, Inc.. 1969. Oblong Folio. F Limited Edition. H Hard Cover. Fine. Exceptional copy of this important work on the work of Andrew Wyeth (1917- 2009), number 175 of a limited edition of 300 copies, after which the plates were destroyed. The book has never been read and also includes the publisher's original shipping box. Large and very heavy book, about 13.25 inches tall and 17.25 inches wide, about two inches thick. Tan textured cloth with light blue suede spine lettered in gilt, all edges gilt, attached ribbon bookmark, matching blue cloth clamshell box measuring about 15 inches tall and 19 inches wide. Color illustrated throughout, the book contains high quality reproductions of some of Wyeth's best works, compiled and supervised by the artist. Both book and clamshell box are in as new condition. Signed: I Signed by the Artist

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        Elles

      Toulouse-Lautrec Circle 1969. later edition. Hardback. Fine/No Jacket. Toulouse-Lautrec Circle reprint on large Folio. One of a limitation of 1250 numbered copies. Portfolio is complete and with the additional lithograph (1 of 5000). In original Zaehnsdorf quarter black leather with yellow illustrated boards in fine condition. All lithos numbered in pencil also fine. A magnificent collection, all housed in the original matching yellow slip-case (somewhat soiled). Comes with original buyer's certificate (soiled on verso)

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        REGARDING WAVE

      Iowa City: Windhover Press (1969). 1st edition, limited (1/280) numbered and signed, full burgundy cloth (as issued). Copy number "1" as noted on the signed colophon page, and additionally inscribed by Snyder to his longtime friend and publisher, Don Allen, on the first FEP. Don Allen published Snyder, and many other beat poets, at his Four Seasons Foundation press. The present offering of twenty-five poems is beautifully designed, using Shogun paper and Emerson type. A terrific presentation association copy with very little wear. Fine condition.

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        The Moonshine War (Original screenplay for the 1970 film)

      Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1969. Shooting script for the 1970 film, "The Moonshine War," directed by Richard Quine based on the 1969 novel by Elmore Leonard (who also adapted it for the screen), and starring Alan Alda, Richard Widmark and Patrick McGoohan. & & "The Moonshine War" is an early example of the character-driven insanity that would become Elmore Leonard's trademark as he rose from being more than just a writer of Westerns. A federal agent during the Prohibition era, looking to make a quick buck before the ban is lifted, finds himself in competition with two ruthless thugs over the same property. Camerman James Connell's working script, with his ownership name in holograph pencil at the upper right corner of the front wrapper. & & Goldenrod studio wrappers, rubber-stamped copy No. 231, and dated July 22, 1969. Credits on the front wrapper for producer Martin Ransohoff and screenwriter Leonard. 139 leaves, mechanically reproduced, with blue revision pages, all dated 8/12/69, and with a crew list, dated 8/20/69 ,on blue stock, bound in at the rear. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.

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        COMPLETE SET OF AUBREY & MATURIN FIRST EDITIONS. The 20 complete Volumes of the series; Master and Commander (1969); Post Captain (1972); HMS Surprise (1973); The Mauritius Command (1977); Desolation Island (1978); The Fortune of War (1979); The Surgeon's Mate (1980); The Ionian Mission (1981); Treason's Harbour (1983); The Far Side of the World (1984); The Reverse of the Medal (1986); The Letter of Marque (1988); The Thirteen-Gun Salute (1989); The Nutmeg of Consolation (1991); Clarissa Oakes (1992); The Wine-Dark Sea (1993); The Commodore (1994); The Yellow Admiral (1996); The Hundred Days (1998); Blue at the Mizzen (1999). ----------- Also; A. E. Cunningham, Edits; Patrick O'Brian. Critical Essays and a Bibliography

      Collins. London. (and Norton, New York). 1969-1999. 21 VOLUMES. 8vo. A complete set of the famous Aubrey and Maturin series, including the Authors last, unfinished novel and the Bibliography and appreciation of his works. All are First UK Editions except the bibliography which is the First American edition. Surgeons Mate with the publishers review slip loosely inserted. Three volumes have been price clipped by the publisher and had the price increased, all on printed price stickers with their name next to the new price. The Mauritius Command has the new price of £4.95, The Ionian Mission with new price of £7.50 and The Far side of the World has the new price of £9.95. A lovely bright set in the original dustwrappers. The red lettering to the H. M. S Surprise and Treason's Harbour had faded a little but overall this is a superior set of the 20 novels with the added bonus of the Bibliography.

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        Notes and Projects for The Large Glass

      New York: Harry N. Abrams Inc.,, 1969. Selected, ordered, and with an introduction by Arturo Schwarz. Translated by George H. Hamilton, Cleve Gray and Arturo Schwarz. Quarto. Original white boards, titles to upper panel and spine in burgundy. With the illustrated acetate dust jacket. Near fine, creasing to front flap of dust jacket, small chip to head of spine. First US edition, first impression. Facsimiles of Duchamp's handwritten notes in French with English translations.

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        The Prose Poems of H.P. Lovecraft, including Memory, Ex Oblivione, Nyarlathotep, and What the Moon Brings

      Glendale, CA: Roy A. Squires, 1969-1970. First editions (matching numbered set).. Printed wrappers of varying colors.. Each a fine copy in original publisher's envelope, as issued.. Each tie-bound in pamphlet style, unpaginated. A complete, matching numbered set (#18) of The Prose Poems of H.P. Lovecraft series (Miskatonic Edition), published by Roy A. Squires from 1969-1970 in four installments; each limited to 125 copies, of which 99 were numbered and 26 lettered. ~Title page of each refers to each as a "Prose Poem - Miskatonic Edition" with rear page in each stating copy number 18 of 99 numbered copies offered for subscription (the remaining twenty-six lettered copies were either retained by the publisher for private distribution as noted in the first installment or taken out of commerce, as noted in the final installment). ~Memory was the first of the four installments to be published in October 1969, followed by Ex Oblivione in November 1969, Nyarlathotep in December 1969, and What the Moon Brings in January and February of 1970. The first, second and fourth installments herewith also accompanied with original publisher's announcement letter, which in each case includes some interesting information about the series. ~The complete set is in fine condition, beautifully presented tie-bound in colored, textured wrappers with original publisher's envelopes, as issued. Extremely scarce.

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        Holzschnitte zur Bibel. Das Lied der Lieder. PLUS Jesaja. [2 volumes of 3]

      FREE domestic or international shipping with direct order. **Düsseldorf: Ursus, 1969-71. 2 volumes of 3. Tooled soft leather covers. bound Oriental-style in folding card case & slipcase; superbly printed on fine Japanese rice paper; 35 x 26 cm. Book as new. Minor slipcase problems; please inquire for details. **Volume II, "Das Lied der Lieder" (1969/70), 76/325 copies: 18 SIGNED woodcuts + woodcut title & colophon. Volume III, "Jesaja" (1971), 78/315 copies: 21 SIGNED woodcuts + woodcut title & colophon. Text booklet in paper covers. 34.5 x 18 cm laid into each volume "Das Lied der Lieder" translated by Max Brod. Volume I (not present) is titled "Ijob." An interesting piece of Judaica with intense, expressionistic, deeply bitten original woodcuts.

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        GIORGIO DE CHIRICO. Catalogo delle opere grafiche (incisioni e litografie) 1921-1969.

      Bella ril. in tela, tit. in oro al dorso e alla cop., cm 37x27, pp 213, la nostra copia, purtroppo, risulta mancante della litogr. originale firmata dall?artista, 174 tavv b/n. Ediz. numerata, la nostra copia ha il n° 691. Ottimo esempl. Arte mod..

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        194 Drawings by Giorgio de Chirico.

      Introductory essay by Luigi Carluccio. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. [1969]. (4) pp. + 194 plates. Nice contp. halfleather (Petersen & Petersen).. Inscribed by the artist: "d Niels Randkaer, cordialmente, Giorgio de Chirico Rome 31 luglio 1969.-"

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        Nixon, As Presidential Strategist, Justifies His Postal Reorganization As Not Pro-Union in a Letter to Ike's Conservative Brother

      Nixon, As Presidential Strategist, Justifies His Postal Reorganization As Not Pro-Union in a Letter to Ike's Conservative Brother. In May 1969, four months after he became president, Richard Nixon asked Congress to pass a postal reform act calling for removal of the Postmaster General from the Cabinet and creation of a self-supporting postal corporation wholly owned by the federal government. No action was taken on the issue until March 1970 when there was an illegal postal workers strike called in response to the proposal and Nixon sent in troops and the National Guard to help deliver the mail. After the strike was settled in April, the administration introduced the Postal Reorganization Act of 1970 to abolish the United States Post Office Department and creat the United States Postal Service, a corporation-like independent agency with an official monopoly on the delivery of mail in the United States. Nixon signed the law on August 12, 1970. In the months leading up to passage, there were many voices raised in opposition. From the left, union leaders feared that the new corporation would be more resistant to working with them to meet worker's negotiating demands. From the right, critics worried that the new private corporation would have to recognize a postal labor union. This concern seemed to gain currency when the Postal Service was placed under the the Taft-Hartley Act, a law that greatly restricts the activities and power of labor unions but recognizes their rights to organize and strike. One of those most concerned about this was Edgar Eisenhower, brother of President Dwight D. Eisenhower and a very conservative Republican. He wrote Nixon with his concern that this was pro-union legislation, and Nixon was quick to try and assure him it was not. The Eisenhower and Nixon families had by then been united by the marriage of David Eisenhower and Julie Nixon, and the long-term acquaintenceship between Edgar and Nixon, and Edgar's influence, were probably all factors in Nixon doing something quite unusual as president - personally answering correspondence in what are clearly his own words, complete with underlinings and a first-name signature. We do not recall seeing that before. Typed Letter Signed on White House letterhead, Washington, June 3, 1970, to Edgar Eisenhower. "...Let me assure you that the postal reform bill proposed by the Administration would not reqiure compulsory unionism. We have proposed, as one phase of a broad plan for dealing with the unique problems faced by the Post Office Department, that postal labor-management relations be governed by the same laws that apply in the private sector - including the Taft-Hartley and Landrum-Griffin Acts - except that strikes by postal employees would continue to be illiegal, and machinery would be provided to permit resolution of negotiating impasses without resort to strikes. It obviously is not feasible to use the postal reform legislation as a vehicle for reforming the Taft-Hartley Act. Accordingly, one consequence of putting the Postal Service under Taft-Hartley would be that postal management - like management in the private sector - might have to bargain over union shop arrangements in states other than those having right-to-work laws. (Whether the Postal Service would ever agree to a union shop arrangement is another question entirely.) Our guiding principle has been that the Postal Service should be reorganized in a way that would permit it to be managed as effectively as a well-run private business. This entails a resort to the terms of the Taft-Hartley Act, but it certainly does not entail a statutory imposition of compulsory unionism. The need for workable postal reform legislation is urgent. It would be most unfortunate, in my opinion, if passage of an acceptable postal reform bill were delayed by a controversy as to whether the National Labor Relations Act should outlaw the union shop." This letter gives us a rare glimpse of Nixon as strategist during his presidency, weighing and balancing what to say and how to say it.

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        President Nixon Inauguration Tickets

      Globe Ticket Company Philadelphi: Globe Ticket Company. 1969. Three tickets to the inauguration of President Richard M. Nixon and Vice President Spiro Agnew on January 20, 1969. The tickets measure 7.25" x 2.5" and are printed on both sides. There is some light wear to the tickets and a couple spots but they are unused with the stub still attached, overall near fine. Each of the three tickets is different with two printed on stiff white card stock with different color inks used for each; the third ticket is printed on a stiff gold-coated card stock. Each shows a portrait of Nixon and Agnew with various illustrations of America on one side and the event information on the other. One white card stock ticket has a price of $12.00 and a location on the mall, while the other white ticket has no price and is for an "Honored Guest" with seating near the White House. The final gold foil ticket was likely reserved for V.I.P.s with seating on the "Presidential Reviewing Stand"; additional research may well determine who's actual seat this was but our Nixon Presidential Library card has expired and we have not had time to renew it just yet. Nevertheless, an interesting selection of tickets from President Nixon's first term as president. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        POÉSIES D'AMOUR - LIBESGEDICHTE - LOVE POEMS - POESIE AMOROSE.

      Poetry anthology in French, German, English and Italian illustrated with 25 original miniature engravings by Hans Erni. Zürich: Editions Ernest Scheidegger, 1969. Edition printed in 224 numbered and signed copies by the illustrator and the publisher. This copy one of the "110 exemplaires sur Arches numérotés 91-200". 123 pp. 16,2x10 cm. Copy in sheets in publishers blind tooling boards and cloth case, including magnifier. Poems by C. Baudelaire, P. de Ronsard, J. du Bellay, L. Labé, M. Desbordes-Valmore, J. Tabureau, A. de Musset, A. Chénier, P. Verlain, A. Rimbaud, S. Mallarmé, P. Valéry, W. von der Vogelweide, M. Opitz, J.W.L. Gleim, C.H. von Hofmannswaldau, M. Claudius, A. von Arnim, J.W. von Goethe, H. von Hofmannsthal, L. Uhland, W. Shakespeare, T. Campion, B. Jonson, J. Keats, J. Donne, R. Browning, R. Herrick, P.B. Shelley, P. della Vigna, J. da Lentino, F. da Barberino, G. Guinzelli, D. Frescobaldi, C. Angiolieri, F. Petrarca, G. Boccaccio, L. de' Medici and Michelangelo.. Copy with presentation inscription on halftitle including an original drawing in pencil from the illustrator "Hans Erni"

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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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        CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES

      1969. THOMAS,DYLAN. A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES. New York: New Directions (1969). 2 volumes. Text in leather backed buckram, plates in folio cloth portfolio. LIMITED TO ONLY 100 NUMBERED COPIES printed at the Thistle Press, SIGNED BY FRITZ EICHEBERG the illustrator. The book features 5 fabulous full page wood engravings by Eichenberg. The portfolio contains a separate suite of the plates in larger format, each signed by Eichenberg. The book was first published in 1954 and is an account of Thomas's own Christmas experience that has become a classic. This special edition is rare.

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        REGARDING WAVE

      Iowa City: Windhover Press 1969 Iowa City: Windhover Press (1969). 1st edition, limited (1/280) numbered and signed, full burgundy cloth (as issued). Copy number "1" as noted on the signed colophon page, and additionally inscribed by Snyder to his longtime friend and publisher, Don Allen, on the first FEP. Don Allen published Snyder, and many other beat poets, at his Four Seasons Foundation press. The present offering of twenty-five poems is beautifully designed, using Shogun paper and Emerson type. A terrific presentation association copy with very little wear. Fine condition.

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