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        Slaughterhouse Five

      Delacorte Press, 1969. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Delacorte Press, New York 1969. First Edition / First Printing. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering at the spine. Stated First Printing on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. Book Condition: Near Fine+, clean boards and spine, clean pages, tight spine, a few very light spots on the rear board and at the top edge of the pages, previous owner's name at the front endpaper which is barely visible, otherwise fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover,

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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      New York: Delacorte Press, 1969 First edition, first printing. Near fine with two small stains to fore-edge; in an unclipped jacket with light toning to spine, some minor rubbing to the spine ends, minor nicks at the jacket folds, else a bright and crisp copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        The Dance of the Solids

      Scientific American Magazine New York: Scientific American Magazine, 1969. Certainly Updike's scarcest "A" item, this 24 page, 6" x 6" square chapbook (along with a similiar one by W.H. Auden) was sent out by Scientific American Magazine as a holiday greeting in 1969. In mustard wrappers with red lettering, it has illustrations by 6 different illustrators. It was written after Updike read the single topic Sept. 1967 Scientific American devoted to "Materials". The poem was originally published in the Jan. 1969 Scientific American, and later in 1969 in Updike's "Midpoint and Other Poems".Top corner of the front wrapper and the first few pages have a slight corner curl, Else Fine.. First Edition Thus. Printed Wrappers. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued.

      [Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books]
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        Dessins. 27.3.66 - 15.3.68

      Paris: Editions Cercle d'Art,, 1969. Preface by René Char. Text by Charles Feld. Quarto. Original illustrated cloth, titles to front cover in blue. Housed in a calf and hessian covered clamshell box with perspex window to the cover, titles to spine gilt. Together with the original lithograph (42.8 x 33.2 cm) on heavy wove paper signed and numbered in pencil by Picasso. Housed in the card folder with paper label pasted to cover. All housed together in the original packing box. Minor foxing to the hessian on the cover of the clamshell box and some age toning to the card folder. A near fine copy. Limited to 125 numbered copies and 25 hors commerce. The lithograph is titled "Man with Cane Viewing Nude." Signed lower right by Picasso, numbered lower left.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Dessins. 27.3.66 - 15.3.68. 10/25 Hors Commerce

      aris: Editions Cercle d'Art, 1969. First Edition. Hardback. Fine/No Jacket. No 10/25 Hors commerce copies (total issue 150). This copy WITHOUT the signed lithograph, but is otherwise a Fine copy, in the original hessian box with perspex window revealing upper cover. Box rubbed and slightly soiled.

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        Maria Sybilla Merrian (print)

      , 1969. . Original etching. Artist's proof signed by Leonard Baskin. 45 x 37.5 cm. Fern & O'Sullivan 550. Fine condition. Matted and ready for framing. Photo available by email upon request.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        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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        Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep

      London: Rapp & Whiting,, 1969. Original green boards, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. The slightest of fading to the edge of the foot of the spine, minor rubbing to corners of dust jacket, an excellent copy. First UK edition, first impression. Basis for the feature film ''Blade Runner,'' directed by Ridley Scott.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Les Metamorphoses Erotiques, Choix De Dessins Executes De 1940 a 1968

      n.p.: A L'Erotitiade / Edita. 1969. Hardcover. Near Fine. Fine. One of 120 numbered copies signed by Dali with an extra etching. Quarto, unbound signatures of plates in bright red silk chemise and in deep purple moire silk slipcase. 60 pp. + additional suite + additional etching. About fine; the first page (the colophon) has some lavender discoloration around the very border of the entire page, otherwise contents fine and crisp, red silk chemise crisp and bright with most minor discoloration at spine, slipcase has uneven discoloration and fading; still very good. Binding is Hard Cover, 1969 edition. Digital images available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Do Androids Dream Of electric Sheep

      Rapp and Whiting 1969 - A First UK printing published by Rapp and Whiting in 1969.The BOOK is in near FINE condition being tight and free from inscriptions.There is some mild offsetting to the end papers.There is some mild foxing to the text block which has not encroached on to the page edges.The boards are clean and with a hint of fade of colouring to the spine tips which are minimally rubbed. There is slight bowing of the front board.The WRAPPER is complete and is in near FINE condition.The colours are very bright.There is minimal edge-wear with associated creasing and rubbing in places.This is more prominent at the upper rear spine fold and the top of the upper rear cover near the spine ( see photos ) .There is no fading of colour to the spine .The wrapper looks very attractive in its removable Brodart archival cover.An iconic title and the most well known of Philip Dick's novels.this title was the basis of the hugely successful cult film 'Blade Runner '. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Twentysix Gasoline Stations

      Alhambra: The Cunningham Press, , 1969. Duodecimo. Original white wrappers printed in red. With the unprinted tissue dust jacket. Photographic illustrations by Ruscha. Book fine, tissue dust jacket nicked to the back fore edge, two closed tears to foot of back panel. Third edition of Ruscha's first book. The first and second editions totalled only 900 copies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Easy Rider

      New York: Signet, 1969.. First edition. Octavo. Original illustrated wrappers as issued. In very good condition which shows light wear. Signed by both Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper. A very sharp copy of this classic work, uncommon signed.

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        Andy Warhol (Stockholm Catalogue)

      Stockholm: Moderna Museet, (1969). One introductory page was loose and been tipped back in, pages browning as usual, else near fine in Warhol's famous silkscreened flower boards. Only the second copy of this elusive edition I have seen or handled.. Second printing. Quarto. The exceedingly rare edition in hard cover, with between 10-50 copies known to exist. This copy from the library of Warhol biographer and confidant, Bob Colacello, with his signature and handwritten ex-libris on the front end paper. Warhol's famous 'Stockholm Catalogue', published on the occasion of his first European solo show at the Moderna Museet, Stockholm, February - March, 1968. The concept for the catalogue was developed by Kasper König, who commissioned Factory stalwart Billy Name, and a teenage Stephen Store, to photograph how Warhol and his coconspirators lived and worked. But it was König's use of the xerox machine to reproduce Warhol's own work that gives this catalogue its signature feel. By some estimates over 200,000 copies were printed in three editions. (Parr / Badger, v2, 144-145; Open Book 238-239).

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

      Tokyo: Bijutsu Shuppan-sha, (1969). A fine copy in silver-stamped black boards, in an extremely nice example of the fragile photo-illustrated publisher's slipcase, complete with the card insert (lightly fixed), publisher's yellow obi, and original tissue overlay (lightly worn at the edges). The nicest copy I have seen.. First Edition. Square quarto in slipcase. Foreword by Harry Callahan. Text by Shuzo Takiguchi. Layout by Yusaku Kamehura. SIGNED by Ishimoto. Beautifully conceived, designed, and printed. While the influence of Ishimoto's teacher, Harry Callahan, is evident here, there is no mistaking Ishimoto's virtuosity, both as a photographer and a book maker. Certainly the finest Chicago photobook ever published. (Parr / Badger, v1, 289; Auer 495).

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      Garden City: Doubleday & Company Inc. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,. 1969. cloth.. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with light wear at spine ends. and light tanning to flaps at top edges and along folds. A nice copy. of a scarce book. (#141496). First edition. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-464.

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      London: Sidgwick & Jackson, [1969] - Octavo, boards. First British (and first hardcover) edition. The author's first book. Winner of the 1968 Nebula award for best novel. 1969 Hugo nominee. ". a complex and expertly told novel, making adroit use of the basic rite-of-passage structure that underlies almost all tales set in generational starships ." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), pp. 906-907. Some foxing to top and fore-edge of text block, a fine copy in fine dust jacket with some mild foxing to inner surface with some bleed through noticeable on lighter areas of the jacket. (#129310) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        STILL LIFE WITH RASPBERRY. Or the bumper book of Steadman

      Rapp & Whiting. London. 1969. FIRST EDITION. LIMITED EDITION. (10.2 x 11.2 inches). One of only 50 numbered copies, signed, with extra title, and portrait of Harold Macmillan, all in black ink on the half title page, by Steadman. The page has the books printed title beneath which Steadman has written, " or Decayed Decade. Ralph Steadman. June '69.", beneath this he has drawn a portrait of a decaying Macmillan and numbered this copy "26/50". A very good copy in the publishers brown cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Illustrated endpapers printed in brown on white paper. In the original colour illustrated dustwrapper, designed by Steadman. The price (63s) still intact on the inner front flap. One small (about 1 inch) closed tear, without loss, to the top edge has been neatly repaired with archive tape to the rear. Overall a very good copy of Steadman's biting satire of the 1960's including the wonderful images of the Beatles as Goya style Bats, Francis Bacon's Christmas party and his own redrawing of several of William Hogarth's most famous works.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        The Lord of the Rings, 1st 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 example of a highly collectable book. It has a little loss of gilt on the upper rear corner of the spine, a neat repair to the front endpapers which had split along the gutter, the only faults noted. The slipcase shows some minor rubbing and wear to the edges, but has protected the book for over 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 Near Fine condition, one minor tear at the mounting area, but no loss. 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.

      [Bookseller: The Tolkien Bookshelf]
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        The Godfather

      NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1969. hardcover. F/NF-. 1st edition, 1st printing Author's third book. Basis for the series of excellent films. Book has very light foxing on page edges and owner name on front fep. 1st state jacket has minor chipping at spine and flap fold ends and rubbing and creases a

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        Balyn and Balan

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

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        The Ship Who Sang

      Walker and Company, 1969. White cloth, black/gilt titles. First edition. Book very good with stain to much of deckled foreedge, seeping onto some pages about one-eighth to one-sixteenth inch. Also nickel-sized stain at top foreedge and small edge stain to back endsheet. DJ, with notational design by Jack Gaughan, also very good with some light spotting to reverse, one quite small chip at top edge, rubbing and fading to author's name at spine. Price of $4.95 intact. 248 pp. 1st Edition. Dustjacket: Very Good, Hardcover. Book condition: Very Good

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      MANCHESTER UNIV PRESS 1969. 355 pp. Text figures. Brown cloth. Title gilt spine. Light foxing to foredge. Near Fine in price clipped dust jacket nicked at top rear ISBN: 7190 0311 3

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        The Brown Wasps: A Collection of Three Essays in Autobiography

      The Perishable Press Limited Mount Horeb: The Perishable Press Limited. 1969. First. First edition. Illustrated by Jack Beal. Bound by Douglas Cockerell and Son using three different marbled papers. Tiny bump to one corner, still easily fine in marbled papercovered boards. Colophon states that there were 200 copies on Charter Oak paper, and fifty-six copies on Shadwell, although a laid in printed statement from the publisher asserts that there were only 185 copies on Charter Oak. This appears to be one of the fifty-six on Shadwell. One of the AIGA's 50 best designed books of the year. Easily Eiseley's scarcest book. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Gli angeli mi disturbano / Angels disturb me

      Milano, Giorgio Upiglio & C. Edizioni d'arte Grafica Uno 1969 Edizione di 99 + XXX + A / F fuori commercio esemplari numerati e firmati dagli Autori Ns C 9 tra incisioni e collages di Masuo Ikeda accompagnate da poesie di Sanesi tradotte in inglese da Alexander William Totale pagine 44 Custodia rigida sagomata ad incastro Dedica di Sanesi sulla controcopertina a "Giorgio" che, dal contenuto della stessa si evince essere Upiglio Ottimo stato

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        Childhood Is Not Forever

      Doubleday Garden City: Doubleday. 1969. First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper that is very slightly soiled. Advance Review Copy with slip laid in. Inscribed by the author: "To Malcolm and Muriel Cowley. Best regards, Jim Farrell." Cowley and Farrell were both residents of Greenwich Village during the 1930s, and both were active participants in various left wing activities including several American Writer's Congresses. A very nice association. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Projects for Hill Sculpture

      Acquaforte cm 24,3x34 (Foglio 28x38) Ottimo (Fine)

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        Dent prompte

      Galerie Lucie Weill - Au pont des arts 1969 11 litografie a colori originali di Max Ernst a piena pagina di cui una in copertina (cm 47x39,5). Esemplare 29 in cui due delle litografie recano la firma a matita dall'Artista e la numerazione in numeri romani cm 47x39,5 pp. 52 13 quartini sciolti in cartella e custodia in tela (loose as issued in original portfolio and cloth slip-case) Molto buono (Very Good) [Galati, 1980]

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      Acquaforte su rame di dimensioni 24x16,5 cm. Piccola incisione raffigurante la chiesa di Ischia sul lago di Caldonazzo. Dal ciclo di sei incisioni ?Campanili del Trentino?. Scheda bibliografica tratta da ?Dario Wolf 1901-1971?, catalogo della mostra tenuta a Trento nel 1973, a cura di Bruno Passamani.

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      BODONIEdito nel 1969, Verona, in 4¯, legatura in mezza pelle con custodia, titoli dorati al dorso. Ultima opera illustrata da Masarel, stampata da Giovanni Mardesteing per l'Officina Bodoni, su carta Amatruda in Amalfi. 60 copie numerate, firmate dall'autore e dallo stampatore.Buon esemplare, nr. 16. .

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        De Aetna.

      Officina Bodoni 1969 In 4° (mm 230x155); pagg. 152, (6), con 8 pagg. bianche, con riproduzione di antica medaglia al frontespizio, 1 tavola fuori testo che riporta la riproduzione di un'incisione settecentesca della villa del Bembo e 1 riproduzione del testo originale dell'edizione del Manuzio. Mezzo marocchino con piatti e astuccio in cartoncino nocciola. Il colophon riporta: "Questa edizione del De Aetna di Pietro Bembo, con il testo latino originale e la prima versione italiana, è stata stampata nel torchio a mano in 125 esemplari, su carta di Cernobbio. Il testo latino è stato composto nel carattere Griffo, inciso da Charles Malin, e la versione con la nota al lettore in Monotype Bembo. Le due incisioni sono derivate dal carattere romano creato da Francesco Griffo per Aldo Manuzio e usato per la prima edizione del De Aetna (1496). Officina Bodoni Verona Agosto MCMLXIX". Il presente è l'esemplare 122.Ottimo esemplare, stampato in memoria di Stanley Morison, con barbe.Catalogo Mardesteig 162

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      OFFICINA BODONI - VERONAEdito nel 1969 in Verona, Testo: racconto del giovane Bembo nella lingua originale latina secondo la prima edizione di Aldo Manuzio (1496), curato da Carlo Dionisotti e tradotto in italiano da Vittorio Enzo Alfieri, con una dissertazione di Giovanni Mardersteig sul testo e sui caratteri, la riproduzione di una medaglia e di un'incisione e il facsimile di una pagina dell'edizione originale. Tiratura di 125 esemplari numerati su carta a mano, dorso in marocchino marroncino. esemplare n. 15 -

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        TIZIANO Cofanetto 2 volumi

      Sansoni Firenze 1969Anno di edizione:1969 - Pagine:1086 - Larghezza cm:20 - Altezza cm:30 - Tipologia illustrazioni:fotografiche, a colori, in bianco e nero, a piena pagina, fuori testo, nel testo - Condizioni del prodotto:Perfette - Tipo copertina:Cartonato - Segni particolari:RARO, Prima Edizione - Pos:A01 - MONUMENTALE OPERA IN DUE VOLUMI CON COFANETTO. CARTONATO CON FILETTI IN ORO AL PIATTO E AL DORSO. VOLUME 1 PAGINE 409 CON ILLUSTRAZIONI FOTOGRAFICHE N.T. e F.T. VOLUME 2 TAVOLE FOTOGRAFICHE B/N PAGINE 677 PERFETTE CONDIZIONI GENERALI,INTONSO.

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      Sansoni 1969 Firenze, 1969; 2 voll. cartonato in cofanetto, pp. 820, 667 tavv. b/n, 64 tavv. col., cm 19x29. italiano

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      sansoni 1969 2 voll-ottimo esemplare , leggerissime tracce di usura al cofanetto e dedica

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        Good Luck in Cracked Italian

      World Publishing Company New York and Cleveland: World Publishing Company. (1969). First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by Hugo to Kenneth Hanson, the dedicatee of his first book, A Run of Jacks: "For K.O. amore compre, Dick." .

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        Earth House Hold

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

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Man Among the Seals

      Iowa City: Stone Wall Press. (1969). Johnson's first book, a poetry collection published in an edition of 260 copies. Although not issued as a signed limited edition, this copy is signed by Johnson (using two pens, apparently the first one was failing). Label removal abrasions to front endpages and sticker removal mark on front cover. Sunning to the edges and spine; a very good copy, without dust jacket, as issued. Laid in is an announcement for a 2008 reading by Johnson and others, presumably the event where the signature was obtained. A scarce first book -- preceding his second by over a decade -- by a writer best known these days for his fiction, winning the National Book Award for his 2007 novel Tree of Smoke. . First Edition. Hardcover.

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        LA DONNA E I BIMBI NELL'ARTE del nostro Ottocento Pittorico.

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

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        Tutankhamen. Signed limited edition

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

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        Typed Note Signed

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

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        Damnation Alley

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Man Among the Seals

      Stone Wall Press Iowa City, IA: Stone Wall Press, 1969. First edition. Hardcover. First printing of only 260 copies. The first book, a collection of poems from the author of the National Book Award winning novel "Tree of Smoke." A clean very near fine copy in brown cloth binding with paper spine label and without dust jacket as issued.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA ]
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        THE FIRE-DWELLERS. Signed

      Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Ltd., 1969 First Edition neatly Inscribed by Margaret Laurence on the title-page to Canadian poet, author and founding member of The Fiddlehead, Elizabeth Brewster. 'Elizabeth - with best wishes, Margaret Laurence'. A fine copy in orange cloth, Elizabeth Brewster's ownership signature to the front free endpaper, gilt titles to the spine in a near fine pictorial dustwrapper with just a hint of use. 8vo. 308 pp. Warwick A4, Spadoni & Donnelly 2109. A splendid association copy of this Manawaka novel.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children's Crusade

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

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

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

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