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        The Godfather

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. FIRST EDITON of the classic American crime novel. "One of the most successful novels ever-selling some 21 million copies worldwide, spawning three critically and financially successful motion pictures, and placing its characters into the contemporary American cultural mythology" (Britannica). New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1969). Octavo, original cloth, original dust jacket. Book near-fine with small bump at top of front board; dust jacket with a tiny bit of soiling and rubbing to panels, a little edgewear, and patch of tape residue to front flap. An exceptionally nice copy of a book that is notoriously difficult to find in collectible condition.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Fat City (First Edition, with Signed ALS to Kenneth Millar)

      New York: Farrar Straus Giroux (FSG), 1969. First Edition. First Edition. Laid in is a one-page Autograph Letter Signed to Kenneth Millar (better known under his pen name, Ross Macdonald) thanking Millar for his kind words about the book that appear as a blurb on the rear flap, and relates the news that Millar's blurb helped to get the book chosen by the Literary Guild as an alternate selection. & & The author's first novel, basis for one of director John Huston's critically-acclaimed 1972 film starring Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges, Susan Tyrell and Candy Clark. & & Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket is Fine but for some vertical creasing at the edge of the front flap. A lovely copy, and a terrific association.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Slaughterhouse-Five

      Seymour Lawrence Book/Delacorte Press 1969 - First Printing stated on copyright page. Book near fine, some very slight fading at edges of covers. Dust jacket very good with some sun-tanning along spine and edges. Flap price $5.95. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Fotografier og digte fra U.S.A

      Copenhagen: Forlaget Rhodos, 1969. A little light edgewear and handling, else near fine.. First Edition. Accordion foldout artist's book by Danish photographer Flemming Arnholm, with text by Klaus Rifbjerg. Great late sixties images of New York in an unusual format that folds out in the shape of a T to make a total of 22 panels: 21 of which are photographic images of New York.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        The Crime Collection. The Works include: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, Evil Under the Sun, They Came to Baghdad, etc

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

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        TSL from Eric Cutler ['40], Assistant Director of Athletics, Harvard University to [William] Davis Taylor [1909-2002] of the Boston Globe (AND) Matted photograph "THE GAME" identifying Yale and Harvard players on November 23, 1969 [actor: Tommy Lee Jones aka #61 Tom Jones '69, offensive guard]

      Cambridge MA: [Harvard University], February 14, 1969. Illustrated by Frank O'Brien b/w photo in matt "THE GAME" November 23, 1969 [Harvard vs. Yale] on the reverse in pencil is title, date and photographer and 6014. Original edition. Watermark of Harvard University on letter. Single sheet, folded. Signed by Eric Cutler in blue pen. 28x21,75cm. pp. 1. Near Fine (letter), Photo (fine), Matt (good with large bottom right stain). Dear Dave: The picture of the moment of Yale's doom and gloom which you so kindly sent was most gratefully received. Your letter landed inside the picture's folder until I went to have the picture framed and I apologize for my delay and oversight. The identities are as follows. Yale: 15, Ed Franklin '69, defensive back; 67, Andy Coe '70, linebacker. Harvard: 50, Ted Skowronski '69, offensive center; 75, Fritz Reed '70, offensive tackle; 61 Tom Jones '69, offensive guard [actor: Tommy Lee Jones]; 80 Pete Varney '71, offensive end. I think that this takes care of your identity problem; in the picture only, of course. Thanks again, (signed). EC:vdm. Others on Harvard University, Department of Athletics Cambridge 38, Massachusetts letterhead: Adolph W. Samborski, Director of Athletics and Francis J. Toland, Business Manager. Eric Cutler (Assistant Director of Athletics), class '40 Harvard won the All Time Champions in 1939 with (4:57.6). The event was 440 yards until 1963 when it was increased to 500 meters. Wm. Davis Taylor was Publisher of the Boston Globe 1955-77, one of five successive Taylors from 1873-1999 ..

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        The Very Hungry Caterpillar

      first edition first printing hardcover (The World Publishing Company, 1969); no dust jacket; prior owner title page corner; text has no prior owner marks but some pages have age tone, light soil; binding shaken but no loose pages; glazed illustrated boards worn at corners and spine ends (little fraying); panels have shelf rub (scratches);dust jacket missing SoWll

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        The Godfather

      New York, Putnam, 1969. The True 1st Edition. Description: 446 p. 22 cm. Subjects: Mafia--Criminals--Organized crime--Italian Americans--Corleone family (Fictitious characters) --Fiction. Form/Genre: Detective and mystery stories. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and titling. An exceptional example - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        DUNE MESSIAH

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1969 Signed by Herbert on the title page. The second book in the original Dune trilogy. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket with just a hint of rubbing at the corners and spine panel ends. A very attractive copy.. Signed. First edition, first printing. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        Soleil Ton Ombre par Martine Saillard et Desinences Ocres par Georges Badin

      Paris: Education et vie sociale, Rue Chateauden, 1969. Both works illustrated with original "color seriographs" by Albert Ayme that are "reversible." Soleil Ton Ombre has 17 seriographs which are abstract interpretations of the power of the sun all done in stark and strong tones of yellow, white, and black. Desinences Ocres also has 17 seriographs in tones of ochre and white. Limited to 230 copies and signed by Saillard, Badin, and the artist Ayme. The book is 13.5" x 10" and is in a large folding or accordion type format with its own separate case. World Cat lists only 3 copies, including one in the bibliotheque Nationale.

      [Bookseller: Johanson Rare Books]
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        I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

      New York: Random House, 1969. First edition of the author's critically acclaimed first book. Octavo. Original black cloth. First issue, with top edge stained red. Inscribed and dated by the author, "Joy Maya Angelou". Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. This testimony from a black sister marks the beginning of a new era in the minds and hearts of all black men and women... I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, liberates the reader into life simply because Maya Angelou confronts her own life with such a moving wonder, such a luminous dignity. I have no words for this achievement, but I know that not since the days of my childhood, when the people in books were more real than the people one saw every day, have I found myself so moved... Her portrait is a biblical study in life in the midst of death." (James Baldwin)

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Crackers

      Heavy Industry Publications. Hollywood, California,, 1969. Octavo. Original plain card wrappers. With the white dust jacket printed in red. An excellent copy in the nicked and marked dust jacket rather faded at the spine. First Edition, First Printing. A typically mad Ruscha production - a pastiche of the photoplay genre being putatively based on a film entitled, "How to Derive the Maximum Enjoyment from Crackers". With the photographer's signed presentation inscription to the first blank, "Peter van Beveren van ed ruscha 21.11.72" With the recipient's shelf numbers to the spine.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Die Weingartner Liederhandschrift Textband zum Faksimile der Handschrift H. B. XIII der Württembergischen Landesbibliothek Stuttgart

      Stuttgart: Verlag Müller und Schindler , 1969. Hardcover. Near Fine/& Bookseller Photo& Die Weingartner Liederhandschrift.: Textband zum Faksimile der Handschrift H. B. XIII der Württembergischen Landesbibliothek Stuttgart. . Two volumes in slipcase. The first volume is a cream colored cloth hardcover, the text edition. The second volume is a eather bound hardcover with three raised bands on spine which is the facsimile edition. Limited edition of 850 copies. Both in Near Fine condition in Very Good slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Karl Books]
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        Nues

      [Paris]: Éditions Pierre Belfond, 1969. Light shelf wear, else fine in a fine jacket, original publisher's acetate overlay.. First Edition. Tall quarto. Book design by J. Mawart. SIGNED by Paco Rabanne with a full-page drawing. Interview (in French) with Rabanne by Patrick Rimbaud. One of the great erotic photobooks of the latesixties, more conceptual than Haskins, with the models sheathed in Rabanne's metal adornments.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Valdez is Coming (First UK Edition, signed)

      London: Robert Hale, 1969. First UK edition and the first hardcover edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Hale customarily printed 1000 copies of American titles, virtually all of which were earmarked for the British library system.& & Fine in a Fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        WALDEN TWO

      [New York]: The Macmillan Company, (1969). First Edition. Hardcover. Hall has underlined and made notes in red on about 20 pages. Still Near Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper. Originally published in 1948, this is the First Printing of this new edition of Skinner's classic modern Utopian novel, here published with a new preface by the author. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper: "To Elizabeth Hall/best regards/B. F. Skinner." Elizabeth Hall, widow of award-winning children's book author Scott O'Dell, also wrote children's books and was the Managing Editor of Psychology Today magazine.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Ernst Schröder - Schauspieler. Radierung.

      1969 1969 - 24 x 32 cm, 17 x 23 cm, Papier min. gebräunt Rechts unten m. Bleistift bezeichnet: «A. Keel. Nr. 2/10. In der Platter mongr. AK69. - Anna Keel (1940-2010), deutsche Malerin. 1962 heiratete sie den Verleger Daniel Keel (1930?2011), mit dem sie zwei Söhne hatte.Ernst Schröder (1911-1994),deutscher Schauspieler und Regisseur. Schröder begann seine Schauspiellaufbahn am Schauspielhaus Bochum 1934 unter dem legendären Intendanten Saladin Schmitt. Hier arbeitete er bis 1936 auch als Regieassistent und Bühnenbildner. Über das Stadttheater Bielefeld und Kiel kam er 1938 zum Schillertheater nach Berlin, das seine künstlerische Heimat und Stätte seiner größten Theatertriumphe wurde, vor allem nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg. Er spielte außerdem häufig in Zürich und in München. Bei den Salzburger Festspielen spielte er den Jedermann. Er gilt als einer der größten Charakterköpfe des deutschen Theaters, der vor allem die kraftvollen Rollen liebte und sie durch Statur und Stimme völlig ausfüllte und deswegen häufig mit Heinrich George verglichen wurde. 1200 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Plaza Suite [Inscribed Association Copy]

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

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Travels with my Aunt. A Novel

      London: The Bodley Head,, 1969. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the rubbed and nicked jacket with slightly toned spine panel. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the title page, "For Harold Rubinstein from Graham Greene" and with a typed letter signed reading, "Dear Rubenstein, Very many thanks for your play which I look forward to reading. Forgive a very hasty note but I am just passing through London and [sic] where I found your present, Yours ever, Graham Greene". The recipient, Harold Rubinstein, was Greene's solicitor, a specialist in libel and obscenity issues who assisted Greene in communicating with the Holy Office after Catholic leaders denounced The Power and the Glory in 1954. A lovely copy with an excellent association.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Installation of Warren E. Burger, Chief Justice of the United States [cover title]

      Washington, D.C.. 1969. 8vo, 10-p. program, string bound inside larger illustrated wrappers, inscribed on the front "To Harvey T. Reid, for a most valued friend, counselor. and companion of riding trails and good dining - and for Agnes - with greetings & best wishes, Warren E. Burger, Washington August 21, 1969."

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        THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT'S WOMAN. Signed

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1969 First Edition Signed by John Fowles to the half-title-page. A fine copy in brown cloth, pictorial eps., gilt titles to the spine, brown topstain in an essentially fine, bright pictorial dustwrapper. 8vo. 445 pp. Beautifully filmed by director Karel Reisz with Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. A truly stunning copy of this Burgess 99 novel.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The French Lieutenant's Woman

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1969. Octavo. Original brown boards, titles to spine gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge dyed brown. With the dust jacket. Perhaps a few tiny marks to the covers but an excellent copy in the faintly spine-faded jacket with minimal rubbing to the corners. First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the title page.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        French Lieutenant's Woman

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1969. Fine copy in jacket with slightest traces of wear to extremities, and a little toning to interior peripheries. No chips or tears. Inscribed by author on the half title page, and dated 1985 in Lyme Regis. An excellent copy.. Inscribed By Author. First Printing of the First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Renaissance Books]
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        The Moonshine War (Signed First Edition, from the publisher's library)

      Garden City: Doubleday, 1969. First Edition. First Edition. Publisher's file copy, with two stamps at the front endpapers. INSCRIBED by Leonard on the title page: "To Larry -- / With best wishes / Elmore Leonard." & & Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Faint foxing at the page edges, and light rubbing at the extremities. Jacket spine slightly toned, light shelfwear, and faint toning and foxing at the verso. Jacket art by Richard Cuffari. Basis for the 1970 film directed by Richard Quine and starring Patrick McGoohan, Richard Widmark and Alan Alda.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Bulletin of the Astronomical Institutes of the Netherlands, Vols. 1, 2, 5, 7 – 20 (1921 – 1969). Auch Einzelbände erhältlich. Also single volumes available.

      Amsterdam, North-Holland Publishing Company, 1921 – 1969. - en 20000 Alle Bände in sehr gutem Zustand (all volumes in very good condition). Tadelloses Exemplar dieser Reihe. Weitere Fotos sowie weitere seltene Fachzeitschriften-Angebote zur Astronomie und Physik auf der Homepage des Antiquariats. Einzelband (single volume): EUR 60,00. Rote Halbleinenbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. Buchdeckel in schwarz-grauer Marmorierung, mit leinenverstärkten Außenkanten. Format: 33 x 22,5 cm (ab Vol. 17: 27 x 19 cm). Vol. 1 bis 16 sowie 18 mit Signaturschildchen. Titelblatt mit Bibliotheksstempel der Universitäts-Sternwarte Bonn.

      [Bookseller: Das Konversations-Lexikon]
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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).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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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).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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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 Manual...to 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).

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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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.

      [Bookseller: BOUQUINERIE SAINT-LAMBERT]
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        THE INK TRUCK

      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.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA ]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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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)

      [Bookseller: Town's End Books]
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