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        A Gathering Of Eagles; The campaigns of the South African Air Force in Italian East Africa 1940- 1941

      Purnell, 1970, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, 1st EditionJacket is clean,small tears.Foxing.All pages intact.very good copy.[S.K] Quantity Available: 1. Category: Aviation; Inventory No: zn88.

      [Bookseller: Chapter 1 Books]
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        Journal of Physics D - Applied Physics.

      Bristol, IOP Publishing, 1970-2005.. Bände 1 - 38 in 109 Bänden. Halbleinen- und Leineneinbände mit Rückenschild.. ISSN: 0022-3727. Die Bände 1 und 2 erschienen unter dem Titel: British Journal of Applied Physics (Journal of Physics D). Titel gestempelt. Sauberes Exemplar in festen Einbänden.

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        Three Books from the Fantod Press #2 Donald Has a Difficulty / The Osbick Bird / The Chinese Obelisks

      New York: The Fantod Press, 1970. First editions. Three small softcovers. "The Chinese Obelisk" and "The Osbick Bird" by Gorey and in clean near fine condition in stapled wrappers. "Donald has a Difficulty" by Gorey and Peter F. Neumeyer in stapled wrappers in very good plus condition with some slight wear. All housed in an about fair printed publisher envelope that is faded at the edges and with a tear as well. Still, a very nice set.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Gefährliche Bootsfahrt. Der deutsche Arbeiter versucht in einem Boot, die wirtschaftlichen und politischen Unbilden der Zeit in Form turmhoher Felsen zu umschiffen.

      - Tuschfeder- und Tuschpinselzeichnung, Deckweiß. Signiert. Ca. 31,7:24,2 cm. Literatur: Doldstein, S. 274; Simplicissimus. Bilder aus dem „Simplicissimus". Hrsg. von H. Reinoß, Hannover, 1970, S. 88. Maler, Graphiker, Litograph, Mitarbeiter „Simplicissimus".

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        A Fairly Honourable Defeat [Signed]

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1970. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. A Near Fine copy of the first edition, first printing of Iris Murdoch's thirteenth novel (a bit of pushing to the spine ends, one outer board corner lightly turned, a darkish spot to each board), in a very attractive dust jacket (crease line to the front flap -- so straight and neat that it may be a production flaw, otherwise Fine with barely a touch of wear, slight pushing to the spine panel head and a small mark to the spine panel as well), SIGNED BY IRIS MURDOCH on the title page. A novel wherein the lives of a group of friends are disrupted by the academic biochemist Julius King's bet with his ex-girlfriend Morgan Brown that he can break up the homosexual relationship of Simon Foster (a brother his former colleague Rupert Foster then writing a book about living morally) with another man, Axel Nillson, one of Rupert's current colleagues. New York Times reviewer Christopher Lehmann-Haupt praised the novel for its ingenious plot and for its "comic spirit", calling it "the most entertaining Iris Murdoch I've read in years". Another New York Times reviewer, Rubin Rabinovitz described the book as a novel of ideas and called it "one of the most enjoyable and interesting of Iris Murdoch's recent books". English Professor Emeritus at Kingston University, Peter J. Conradi -- a noted Literary Critic and Iris Murdoch's biographer, called the novel a "brilliant and decisive masterpiece", and the novel with which she entered a "new artistic maturity" with the plot and the characters are equally balanced. Having an excellent Provenance, this copy belonged to noted (and murdered) collector and bibliophile Rolland Comstock whose bookplate adorns the front pastedown. The book itself is surprisingly uncommon to the market, especially when in a condition as nice as is this copy, and signed copies of it in any condition are a scarce as hen's teeth. A Fine copy, SIGNED BY IRIS MURDOCH and EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE TO THE MARKET.

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        Jonathan Livingston Seagull

      MacMillan Company, 1970. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The MacMillan Company, New York 1970. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Printing, no additional printings. Illustrated by Russell Munson. Rare Book. Blue cloth boards. Original Jacket priced at $4.95. Book Condition: Fine, clean boards, tight spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine, soft shelf wear. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        Nach der (Rede-) Schlacht".

      - Schwarze Kreide, Deckweiß. Monogrammiert. 25,9:29 cm. Text: E‘ Zopp un‘ zwee Jebisse sind unterm Rednerpulte jefunden worden! Unsre Damen werden jebeten, die Jegenstände bei mir in Empfang zu nehmen. Literatur: Doldstein, S. 274; Simplicissimus. Bilder aus dem „Simplicissimus". Hrsg. von H. Reinoß, Hannover, 1970, S. 88. Maler, Graphiker, Litograph, Mitarbeiter „Simplicissimus".

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        [Two Country Music Photograph Albums]

      Poughkeepsie, NY, [ca. 1970]. Near fine. Two albums, each oblong 4to. Measuring approximately 10.25” x 7” with 155 color photographs, loosely mounted rectos only in corners. Album 1: Green faux-leather covers, gilt title decoration to front, sting bound, 59 black paper leaves, each with two photographs recto mounted, 118 prints total; well preserved, near fine. Album 2: Ivory faux-leather covers, gilt title decoration to front 20 black paper leaves, 19 with recto mounted photographs, most two to a page, final leaf blank; crease through center of front cover, otherwise clean, contents near fine. A fantastic pair of albums capturing 1970 Poughkeepsie, NY area regional country music acts, venues and patrons. Prints almost entirely uniform in size, measuring approximately 3.5” square, many date stamped outside the image area. The first album shows spots in and around Poughkeepsie, primarily the Brand X Corral bar on Rt. 94 in Vails Gate, NY. Acts include Gil Rogers (whose albums we suspect these were based on internal evidence), The Country Cousins, and Country Skyline. The second album follows Rogers down to West Virginia for his performance during the 1970 Eastern States Country Music Convention on the famed WWVA Jamboree in WheelingÂ’s Capitol Theater. Rogers recorded a handful of honky-tonk singles in the early 1970Â’s on the Stop label and enjoyed regional success as a performer for decades. These amateur images show the elaborate stage dress, music gear and social settings of Woodstock-era country music. That famed festival was held less than a year earlier and some 35 miles from where most of the images shown here were snapped, though one could be forgiven for guessing they were taken years and miles apart. An album that demonstrates how this blue collar form adhered to traditions and fans throughout the cultural sea changes of the late 1960s and early 70s, and a colorful portrait of a working regional musician.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio

      Chicago.: Swallow Press Inc.. 1970.. 25 sepia plates, approximately 17 x 22 1/2 inches, all but the first plate interleaved with a blank sheet, 20 page booklet, loose in gilt lettered cloth covered board portfolio, 18 x 23 1/2 inches, in original shipping box. Portfolio and plates in fine condition. The shipping box had not been opened when we purchased this item; we opened it just to be sure the portfolio was inside! A handsome reproduction of the 1844 Edition. "This reproduction of the 1844 edition is limited to a printing of 1000 copies of which this is number 787." .

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        Typed letter signed to Dr. Joseph F. Rorke.

      Houston, NASA 1970 - In this historic letter Armstrong details the history of the Apollo XI in-flight cancellation of the “First Man on the Moon” stamp and of the die famously carried to the moon by Armstrong, Aldrin, and Collins: “Thank you very much for your kind letter of congratulations on the successes of Apollo XI. In answer to your question, the moon stamp was canceled on the first day of the journey back to earth. The cancellation was completed simultaneously by all three crew members. The stamp has been returned to the Postmaster General for his disposition. The die was carried to the surface of the moon aboard the Eagle.” The astronauts were to have postmarked the Postmaster General’s “moon letter” while on the moon’s surface, but they did not have time to undertake the task. Instead, they used the “MOON LANDING/USA/JUL/20/1969” rubber handstamp on the return journey, as Armstrong relates in this letter. Michael Collins recalled, “Never mind that it is July 22, this is the first chance we have had to get to it. We try the cancellation out first, inking it and printing it in our flight plan three times until we get the hang of it, and then we apply it gingerly to the one and only envelope, which we understand the postmaster general will put on tour” (Collins, Carrying the Fire). The die that Armstrong and Aldrin carried to the surface of the moon was subsequently used to make the printing plates for the famous “First Man on the Moon” stamp, far and away the most popular issue in the history of the US Postal Service. This Neil Armstrong letter is rare documentation of a landmark event in philatelic history. Provenance: Dr. Joseph F. Rorke was an American philatelist whose collection of U.S. 1863-68 two-cent “Black Jack” issues was sold at Christie’s, New York on March 16, 1988. Rorke was Frank Lloyd Wright’s longtime personal physician and resident physician at the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. One page (8 x 10 1/2 in.). Moderate creasing and wear. Good condition.

      [Bookseller: 19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop]
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        Poesia Completa [Signed; Firmado]

      Instituto del Libro, 1970, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: very good, First editionA Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing (modest soiling to the cloth, some foxing to the page block's closed edges, age soiling to the closed page block's upper edge), in a Very Good dust jacket (mild wear, spine toned, some handling soil, a few holes to the flap folds), SIGNED BY JOSE LEZAMA LIMA on the title page. Cuban Author and Poet Jose Lezama Lima was one of the most influential figures in Latin American Literature and his writing style influenced other Caribbean and Latin American Writers. The book has an excellent Provenance, having belonged to Academy Award-winning Actor Jack Palance, and carries the bookplate from the 2006 sale of his personal property to the front pastedown. [Notably, Jack Palance starred as Fidel Castro in 1969's "Che!" about Latin American revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara.]Signed copies of the book are quite uncommon to the market. A Very Good copy, SIGNED BY JOSE LEZAMA LIMA. QUITE SCARCE INDEED.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        The Dogs Bodies Portfolio

      London: Abelard-Schuman. 1970., 1970. Signed Special Edition, limited to 70 copies. Compiled in 2000. 22.5 x 17 cm. pp. 30. Together with original silkscreen 'Ink Hound'. In dark orange cloth presentation case, 28 x 24cm. Black titles to front board. Sealed with orange ribbons. All items as new - a sumptuous collection. Having learned technical drawing while completing his national service, Steadman began contributing political cartoons to 'Punch' and 'Private Eye' in the 1950's. He has undertaken many projects since, including designing the Royal Opera House's 1999 production of a ballet based on Arthur Miller's 'The Crucible.'

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        Artists and Photographs

      New York: Multiples, Incorporated with Colorcraft, Incorporated, 1970. Books and multiples uniformly fine, housed in close to near fine Dan Graham-designed pictorial boards box, with noticeable age toning and areas of spotting across the lid.. Deluxe Edition. Collection of seventeen books and multiples, all from stated editions of 1200, meant to be distributed as part of this box set, and individually. Selection comprises a small "exhibition" of photographically based art works by nineteen artists, none of whom is known for their photographic work. As usual, the box lacks the Gormley and Rauschenberg multiples, many fewer of which were completed, and remain rare in box sets. Seventeen artists and artworks included: Mel Bochner "Misunderstanding: A Theory of Photography," Christo "Packed Tower," Jan Dibbets "Perspectief Correctie," Dan Graham "Two Parallel Essays," Douglas Huebler "LOCATION PIECE #2," Allan Kaprow "Pose," Michael Kirby "Pont Neuf: the Localization of a Tetrahedron in Space," Jospeh Kosuth "Notebook on Water," Sol LeWitt "Schematic Drawing for Muybridge," Richard Long "Rain Dance," Robert Morris "Continuous Project Altered Daily," Bruce Nauman "LA AIR," Dennis Oppenheim "Flower Arrangement for Bruce Nauman," Edward Ruscha "Babycakes," Robert Smithson "Torn Photograph," Bernar Venet "Exploited Subjects," Andy Warhol "Portraits.

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        Various Small Fires and Milk (Second Edition)

      Self published, Los Angeles, CA 1970 - Second Edition. One of 3000 unnumbered copies printed in this second edition, after a first edition printing of only 400 copies.Near Fine in a Very Good plus original glassine dust jacket, as issued. Light soil to the bottom page edges, front wrapper lightly creased at the top corner. Jacket has a couple of short closed tears and light wear at the spine ends and corners, with some of the usual toning. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Physica status solidi (a) applied researche.

      Berlin, Akademie-Verlag, 1970-1983.. Bände 1-77 in 77 Bänden. 8°. Halbleineneinbände und Leineneinbbände. ISSN: 0031-8965, 1862-6300. Titel rückseitig gestempelt ansonsten sauberes Exemplar.

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        WE ... Translated by Bernard Guilbert Guerney. Introduction and Bibliographical Note by Michael Glenny

      London: Jonathan Cape,. [1970]. boards.. A fine copy in bright, nearly fine dust jacket with mild wear to. edges and rubbing to black background ink on rear panel. Seldom found. nowadays in such nice condition. (#139946). First British edition and first printing of this translation. "Over a half- century since its appearance, the novel WE remains one of the most exciting and influential works of science fiction. Its basic plot, whereby a true believer comes to question the validity of a totalitarian state and thus to transform it from a utopia into an anti-utopia, has been repeated by Aldous Huxley in BRAVE NEW WORLD (1932), George Orwell in NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR (1949) and by any number of epigones; yet its artistry, prophetic power, and underlying philosophy have not been surpassed." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2433-41. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-177; (1981) 2-131; (1987) 2-147; (1995) 2-157; and (2004) II- 1302. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2450. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 838. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 189. Lewis, Utopian Literature, pp. 217-20. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 1226. Bleiler (1978), p. 214. Reginald 15754.

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        Monetary Statistics of the United States: Estimates , Sources, Methods

      COLUMBIA, NEW YORK AND LONDON 1970 - General wear, head of spine bumped, ex-library with sticker on spine and front cover, as well as usual ex-library markings, front hinge cracked, else, clean and unmarked. DATE PUBLISHED: 1970 EDITION: 629 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die neue Ordnung (Jahrgang 24/1970-52/1998; 29 Jahrgangsbände zusammen)

      Bonn; Köln Walberberg-Institut; IfG Verlag jeweils 1 Auflage dieser Ausgabe -1998 pro Jahrgang (sechs Ausgaben) ca 480 Seiten 24 cm Handeinband mit den Originaleinbanddecken Halbleinen mit Rückenschild 1970 - bestens erhaltene Exemplare ohne Gebrauchsspuren, auf einem Band ein Lichtrand in Form einer Buchstütze 2000 gr.

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        Agatha Christie thanks a librarian who ?must feel in a position of great power, firmly directing uncertain people?s taste in literature ? for liking my books for such a long time??

      Wallingford, England, October 14, 1970. 5.5" x 7". "Typed Letter Signed ?Agatha Christie,? 1p, 5.5"" x 7?. Winterbrook House, Wallingford, Berks., England, October 14, 1970. To Miss Evelyn Byrne, New York. With original envelope, postage stamp cut off. Fine condition. In full, ?Thank you for your very nice card and message on it. I always think that librarians must feel in a position of great power, firmly directing uncertain people?s taste in literature. Best wishes to you and thank you so much for liking my books for such a long time.? From 1966 to 1970, Evelyn Byrne ran a program at New York City's Elizabeth Barrett Browning Junior High School where she asked major literary and artistic figures of the time to write back with their recollections of what books inspired them while they were teenagers. An assortment of their responses were published in the book Attacks of Taste, printed in 1971 by Gotham Book Mart. Accompanied by a 6.25? x 8.25? unsigned magazine photograph of Agatha Christie and a photocopy of her February 19, 1966, TLS to Miss Byrne about books she read as a teenager."

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        Twelve wood engraved calligraphic mottoes or quotations.,

      (England, 1970s). - Twelve broadsides. Approximately 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 on larger sheets of heavy white paper. Each is printed from the original wood block in a single color, various shades of green, red, blue, and purple. The quotations by Cicero, Confucius, Michelangelo, Bertrand Russell, Seneca, Shelley, et al., appear in white. Fine in paper portfolio with large wood-engraved label. Each engraving is numbered and signed by Wyatt. Most are one of 75 impressions. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Veatchs Arts of the Book, ABAA]
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        Some Los Angeles Apartments (Signed)

      Anderson, Ritchie & Simon, Los Angeles, CA 1970 - Second edition. Softcover. Printed in an edition of 3000 copies. Includes a total of 34 black and white images. A very near fine copy in very good plus glassine with a few tiny chips. Signed by Ruscha in pencil on the front free endpaper. A lovely copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        In the Night Kitchen

      New York: Harper and Row,, 1970. Tall quarto. Tan cloth boards, illustration pasted down to front board, brown endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by the author. A bright copy in the dust jacket with a hint of rubbing at ends of spine and corners, lower corner of front flap clipped. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Sendak on the half title, "For Arnold Larsen, with best wishes! Maurice Sendak Feb. 71." A 1971 Caldecott Honor title. This title was a banned book and is rank 25th by the American Library Association on its "100 most frequently challenged books of 1990-2000" list.

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        Scarce FLQ 1970 bilingual wanted poster for Paul Rose, Jacques Rose, Marc Carbonneau and Francis Simard - kidnappers or murderers of Mr. Pierre Laporte

      1970. . Police FLQ large bilingual wanted poster, overall 40.5 x 50.5 cm. (16 x 20 inches), 4 half-tone illustrations (portraits), one colour black, one side only, fine condition. Provenance: Widow of the police officer who arrested Paul Rose.This FLQ wanted poster is an integral part and a scarce historical document associated with one of the most important events in Quebec and Canadian history… Paul Rose was the leader of the Chenier cell of the Front de libération du Québec (FLQ), an armed group. On October 10, 1970, the cell kidnapped Quebec Labour Minister Pierre Laporte. Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau declared that any decision regarding the demands of the terrorists would be taken jointly by the federal government and the government of Quebec. "I think the society must take every means at its disposal to defend itself against the emergence of a parallel power which defies the elected power in this country and I think that this goes to any distance".. Challenged to state just how far he would go, Trudeau stated defiantly: "Well, just watch me".October 16, 1970 Prime Minister Trudeau announced the imposition of the War Measures Act. Laporte's strangled body was found in the trunk of a car on October 17. November 2, 1970 the governments of Canada and Quebec jointly offered a reward of $150,000 for information that would lead to the arrest of the kidnappers.Paul Rose, FLQ's Chenier Cell leader, was among those convicted of the kidnapping and / or murder of Pierre Laporte.POSTER DETAILS: (up to) $150,000. The Governments of Canada and Quebec jointly offer rewards of up to $75,000 for information leading to the arrest of the kidnappers or murderers of Mr. Pierre Laporte.Les Gouvernements du Canada et du Quebec offrent conjointement des recompenses jusqu'a concurrence de $75,000. Pour des renseignements qui conduiraient a l'arrestation des ravisseurs ou des meurtriers de M. Pierre Laporte. Rewards in the same terms, are also offered for information leading to the arrest of kidnappers of Mr. J. R. Cross. Also, the offer of safe conduct for the kidnappers of Mr. Cross in exchange for Mr. Cross [sic] safe release continues to stand. Similarly, rewards will be paid for information leading to the arrest of the four persons sought in connection with these kidnappings, namely: Simard, Francis [portrait and physical description] ...Carbonneau, Marc [portrait and physical description] ... Rose, Jacques [portrait and physical description] Rose, Paul [portrait and physical description.]Des recompenses semblables aux memes conditions sont aussi offertes pour des renseignments qui conduiraient a l'arrestation des ravisseurs de M. Cross. De meme, des recompenses seront donnees pour des renseignements qui conduiraient a l'arrestation des quatre personnes recherchees en rapport avec ces enlevements. Maurice St. Pierre, Directeur General, Surete du Quebec. Circ. No: 81/70. [n.p., Montreal or Ottawa? [November] 1970].

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        HISTORY OF THE MONGOLS, FROM THE 9TH TO THE 19TH CENTURY.

      Taipei 1970, - Ch'eng Wen. Blue cloth, 5 vol. set, as new copybright, solid copy, several fold out maps, 743+628-1087+776+378pp. 4 parts in 5 volumes,vol.2 in 2 parts, 15 x 21.5 cm.,reprint of London 1876-1888-1927, supplement & indices vol. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Miniaturbücher der DDR. Konvolut von 136 Büchern.

      Berlin/ Leibzig, Nexö/ Dietz/ Tribüne/ Junge Welt u.a., 1970-1992.. 136 Miniaturbücher, überwiegend Ledereinbände, Goldprägung, Schuber, 40 Stück Rückenhöhe 8-12 cm, 96 Stück mit Rückenhöhe 6 cm, wenige doppelte; -alle in ordentlichem bis sehr guten Zustand, Schuber minimal berieben.. Die meisten Titel sind zur Geschichte der DDR, des Sozialismus, der Institutionen der DDR (Volkspolizei, NVA, FDJ u.a.), den DDR Bezirken und Städten, weitere Themen sind Sport, Parteitreffen etc.

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        CHANOYU QUARTERLY: TEA AND THE ARTS OF JAPAN.

      A LONG RUN OF THIS CELEBRATED JOURNAL Kyoto 1970- - 1999, Urasenke Foundation. Original stiff colorwrs.,ca. 18 x 25.5 cm.,very clean, lacks 13 issues:5-12, 36,55,73, 76, 81, from vol. 1 #1 through #88 the index, all inoriginal bindings, 75 issues, clean, some ex-library marks. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        INSOMNIA OR THE DEVIL AT LARGE - INSCRIBED

      Albuquerque: Loujon Press, 1970. First Edition. First Printing, "Economy Issue," one of 199 copies. Quarto; variously-colored offset and letterpress-printed sheets, comb-bound into unprinted off-white pebbleboard covers; gold, yellow, teal, and black floral-patterned foil dustjacket; [x], [50pp] + colophon; illus. Though not called for, this copy is inscribed by Miller on the first page: "To Mag - Long may it wave! Henry Miller, 1/16/71. Hint of toning to lower edges of pebbleboard covers, else fresh and Fine. Dustjacket with light wear to corners, and a small chip to lower left corner of front panel discreetly mended on verso; Very Good+. With an illustrated announcement letter laid in, measuring 11.25" x 14", printed on recto and verso; light wear to extremities, with old horizontal fold at center; Near Fine. Easily the most elaborate production by Jon and Louise "Gypsy Lou" Webb of the Loujon Press, the last title they would produce together before Jon's death in 1971. 'Insomnia' was the second of Miller's books published by Loujon. In the mid-1960's, Miller became infatuated with a Japanese cabaret singer named Hoki Tokuda. He'd spend hours at the piano bar in the Imperial Gardens Restaurant in Hollywood, listening to Hoki sing. Miller eventually married her, and sometime in 1965-66 he got insomnia worrying about the relationship, prompting him to write this book. The Economy Edition was produced because many of the regular Loujon Press subscribers could not afford the deluxe edition; it was an expensive item ($1200.00, in 1970), produced in tiny numbers and issued in a special wooden box, complete with a suite of 12 watercolors. For the Economy Edition, subscribers could purchase 'Insomnia' with or without the watercolors, the present copy offered without them. Shifreen & Jackson A175h.

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        Crow  From the Life and Songs of The Crow

      London, Faber and Faber. 1970, 1970. FIRST EDITION, with ARTWORK. 8vo, pp.80. Hardcover in jacket. With original large bold colour illustration (of the Crow, naturally) to the flyleaf, signed by the artist. Fine in like jacket, which Baskin has also signed. Born in 1922, Baskin was an accomplished sculptor, book illustrator, printmaker, graphic artist, writer and teacher. His most prominent public commissions include a bas relief for the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and a bronze statue of a seated figure, erected in 1994 for the Holocaust Memorial in Ann Arbor, MI. His works are displayed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Museum of Modern Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the British Museum, the Honolulu Academy of Arts and the Vatican Museums. From 1953 until 1974, he taught printmaking and sculpture at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. While he was a student at Yale University, he founded Gehenna Press, a small private press specializing in fine book production. He lived most of his life in the U.S., but spent nine years in Devon at Lurley Manor, Lurley, near Tiverton, close to his friend Ted Hughes -- for whom he illustrated Crow. He died on June 3, 2000 at the age of 77.

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        Sometimes a Great Notion [Screenplay]

      Universal City: Universal Studios. 1970. Gay's screenplay based on Kesey's second novel, after One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, but his first novel to be brought to the screen. The novel concerns the Stamper family, an independent, sometimes ornery group of Oregon loggers. The film was directed by Paul Newman and starred Newman, Henry Fonda and Lee Remick, and it has fallen into undeserved obscurity: it was nominated for two Academy Awards and many consider it one of the last great performances of Fonda's career. This is labeled "Second Draft Screenplay," dated by hand February 10, 1970, with the name of legendary Hollywood editor Dede Allen written on the front cover (Allen is not credited on the film). Bradbound in studio wrappers; a bit dusty, but near fine. First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE - REVIEW COPY, WITH TLS FROM PUBLISHER LAID IN

      New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1970. First American Edition. First Printing, one of 7,500 copies. Octavo; hunter green cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; variant with headband in olive green and yellow (no established priority); dustjacket; [xiii], 422pp, [1 blank]. Faint foxing to top edge, else Fine. Dustjacket is the so-called second state, with a "." instead of an excalamation mark at the end of the first paragraph on the front flap; price is unclipped, with some minor wear at spine ends, and a few very tiny nicks and tears to extremities; bright, very Near Fine example. A superlative copy of the Nobel Prize winner's masterpiece, and likely the most widely-read Spanish language novel aside from 'Don Quixote.' The present example is a review copy, with the publisher's typed slip laid in; the slip differs from other Harper & Row review slips from the same period, in that in states "IMPORTANT: please note that this is UNCORRECTED PROOF." Also laid into this copy is a brief, one page typed letter from Harper & Row publisher Cass Canfield, Jr. to Dr. Howard B. Gotlieb, former Director of Special Collections at Boston University. The letter is dated 21 October, 1969 - some four months prior to publication of the book - and mentions the enclosure of an advance proof of 'One Hundred Years of Solitude.' It isn't lost on us that the copy these materials came to us in is not an uncorrected proof (of which we presently know of exactly 2 copies). We can only surmise that these proof materials were placed into this copy of the book in-house; Canfield, whose business card is also laid into the book, may have decided that Gotlieb should receive a hardbound copy and not a paperbound proof, and thus would have placed the materials in one of the first hard copies manufactured. Evidence supporting copies in dustjacket with the "." on the front flap being printed prior to publication is discussed at length in Don Klein's 'Gabriel García Márquez: Una Bibliografía Descriptiva, Tomo II.' In it, Klein mentions that two editorial heads at Harper & Row received review copies directly from the printer, both in jackets ending in "." Additionally, the review copy received by translator Gregory Rabassa bore a jacket also ending in a "." and not the exclamation mark (p.635-636). And while we are fully cognisant that review materials often migrate from copy-to-copy within the trade, sufficient evidence is present that the migration here was more than likely the publisher's doing. The only such copy we have handled, the only other known to us being the bibliographer's copy. Klein E2.a.1.

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        955,000: AN EXHIBITION ORGANIZED BY LUCY R. LIPPARD. THE VANCOUVER ART GALLERY JANUARY 13 TO FEBRUARY, 1970

      Lippard, Lucy R., Editor. 955,000: AN EXHIBITION ORGANIZED BY LUCY R. LIPPARD. THE VANCOUVER ART GALLERY JANUARY 13 TO FEBRUARY, 1970. Vancouver, CANADA: Vancouver Art Gallery, 1970. First Edition. 12mo. File Cards in Printed Envelope. Exhibition Catalog. Near Fine. One hundred and thirty-seven 4 x 6" file cards printed b&w offset recto only, profusely illustrated. With a bibliography and filmography. This is the uniquely designed catalogue published in conjunction with the second of Lucy R. Lippard's landmark exhibitions of Conceptual, Minimal, and process works from the crème de la crème of the international contemporary art world. Exhibited between January 13th and February 8th, 1970 at the Vancouver Art Gallery, "955,000" takes its title from the city's estimated population the previous year. Its participants were Vito Acconci, Carl Andre, Keith Arnatt, Richard Artschwager, Art & Language (Terry Atkinson, David Bainbridge, Michael Baldwin, Harold Hurrell), John Baldessari, Robert Barry, Frederick Barthelme, Gene Beery, Mel Bochner, Bill Bollinger, Jon Borofsky, Daniel Buren, Donald Burgy, Rosemary Castoro, Greg Curnoe, Hanne Darboven, Walter de Maria, Jan Dibbets, Christos Dikeakos, Rafael Ferrer, Dan Graham, Hans Haacke, Alex Hay, Michael Heizer, Eva Hesse, Douglas Huebler, Robert Huot, Stephen Kaltenbach, On Kawara, Edward Kienholz, Robert Kinmont, Joseph Kosuth, Christine Kozlov, John Latham, Barry Le Va, Sol LeWitt, Roelof Louw, Duane Lunden, Bruce McLean, Robert Morris, N.E. Thing Co. (Iain and Ingrid Baxter), Bruce Nauman, New York Graphic Workshop, George Nikoliadis, Dennis Oppenheim, John Perrault, Adrian Piper, Robert Rohm, Allen Ruppersberg, Ed Ruscha, Fred Sandback, George Sawchuck, Richard Serra, Randy Sims, Robert Smithson, Keith Sonnier, Jeff Wall, Lawrence Weiner, and Ian Wilson. A most handsome, complete set of all one hundred and thirty-seven loose cards (ninety-five executed for the 1969 Seattle "557,087" exhibition plus the forty-two new ones issued for Vancouver) that comprise this uncommon, important conceptual document showing a bit of mild age-toning or handling to a few. 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: 023974

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        LES GENS ESQUISSE POUR UN DESSIN ANIMÉ UN PICTOGRAM PAR

      [Paris: The Artist, 1970].. [26] panels including stiff vellum-finish boards. Quarto (9.5 x 7.25"; 24 x 18 cm), accordion fold. About fine, in folding cloth and boards clamshell box (the latter slightly dust smudged). Although without stated limitation, this is one of three unique, but similar, copies of this artist's book in its purest form, hand- drawn, lettered and painted in watercolors by Lavater, and signed and dated in Paris by her on the blank verso of the penultimate panel. Warja, a Swiss-born illustrator and graphic designer, and a pioneer among creators of artist's books, is best known for creating or interpreting texts (often fables) via graphic symbols, often without accompaniment by anything other than an explanatory text at the end. This particular work is an original tale by her, communicated though a diverse group of brilliantly colored verbal standins and some integral text.

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        L ÉVOLUTION ANIMALE. Vol. 1.

      Rencontre., Lausanne. 1970 - 27 x 17. Tela con sbcta. 383 págs.

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        Sculptures. Derriere Le Miroir: Special Number 186

      Paris: Maeght, 1970. SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION, number 44 of only 150 copies signed by Miró, with two original lithographs by Miró and four lithographs after Miró (all double-page). Printed on vélin de Lana. Paris: Maeght, 1970. Folio, lithographed wrappers; board chemise and slipcase. With six double-page color lithographs (including the wrappers), four of which are after Miró, and two of which are by Miró. Text by André Balthazar "Les sculptures de Miró" and by Jacques Dupin "Miro sculpteur". NOTE: The limited edition is of vastly superior quality than the corresponding trade issue of Derriere Le Miroir. Slipcase with some cracks at top edge; issue fine with stunning colors. Fine.

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        Forstwissenschaftliches Centralblatt [Zentralblatt]. Parey Vlg., Berlin. Bde. 1894 bis 1940 (fehlen Bde. 1901, 1934 und 1938). Dazu in Heften die Jgge. 1965, 1966, 1968

      1970, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1992, 1993, 1994. Gesamt 44 Bände (und 2 Dreingaben) und 142 Einzenummern in Heftform.. . Forstwissenschaftliches Centralblatt [Zentralblatt]. Parey Vlg., Berlin. Bde. 1894 bis 1940 (fehlen Bde. 1901, 1934 und 1938). Dazu in Heften die Jgge. 1965, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1992, 1993, 1994. Gesamt 44 Bände (und 2 Dreingaben) und 142 Einzenummern in Heftform. Ab 1894 hrsg. von Franz Baur; ab 1897 hrsg. von Hermann Fürst; 1915-1940 im Konvolut) hrsg. von Dr. Endres, Schüpfer, Fabricius. Forstwissenschaftliches Centralblatt [Zentralblatt]. Parey Vlg., Berlin. Von 1894-1924 im Untertitel "Zugleich Publikationsorgan für die forstliche Abteilung der [bis 1918 "kgl."] Bayerischen forstlichen Versuchsanstalt". Von 1925 bis im Untertitel: "Zugleich Zeitschrift für Veröffentlichungen aus dem forstlichen Versuchswesen Bayerns". Früher hieß das Periodicum "Monatsschrift für Forst- und Jagdwesen". Ab 1991 im Konvolut) lautet der Titel: "Forstwissenschaftliches Centralblatt, vereinigt mit Tharandter Forstliches Jahrbuch". Je 8°, Halbleinwandeinband mit Rückenschild, s-w-Abb. im Text, s-w- (und bisweilen) farbige Abb. auf Tafeln (dies nicht in allen Bänden). Zustand: Einbände etwas berieben, staubige Exemplare, Block partiell stockfleckig, Schnitte stockig, obere Schnitte stark staubig, sonst, wenn nicht unten anders angegeben, in gutem Zustande. Der Bestand bis 1940 entstammt der Bibliothek eines Forstamtes und wurde dort vom Buchbinder jahrgangsweise gebunden, jeweils mit Titelblatt und Jahresinhaltsverzeichnis. In 2 Bände fehlen einige Seiten, was vom Buchbinder auf der Titelei notiert wurde. Einzelnummern ab 1964 kartoniert, bisweilen fleckig und mit handschr. Notizen auf Titelei (die Förstter des Amtes mußten die Lektüre auf den Einbänden bestätigen). Gebunden liegen vor folgende Jahrgänge: 1894 (16. Jahrgang /38. Jgg der gesamten Reihe, 636 Seiten), 1895 (17/39. Jgg., 636 Seiten), 1896 (18/40 Jgg., 648 Seiten, SS. 541-597 [November-Ausgabe] fehlen, keine Tafelabb.), 1897 (19/41. Jgg., 654 Seiten), 1898 (20/42 Jgg., 660 Seiten), 1899 (21/43. Jgg., 650 Seiten), - 1900 (22/44. Jgg., 640 Seiten), 1901 fehlt, 1902 (24/46. Jgg., ca. 500 Seiten, Titelseite, Inhaltsangabe und Heft 12 fehlen), 1903 (25/47 Jgg., 665 Seiten), 1904 (26/48 Jgg., 704 Seiten), 1905 (27/49 Jgg., 665 Seiten), 1906 (28/50 Jgg., 674 Seiten), 1907 (29/51 Jgg., 685 Seiten), 1908 (30/52. Jgg., 687 Seiten), 1909 (31/53 Jgg., 671 Seiten), 1910 (32/54 Jgg., 668), 1911 (33/55 Jgg., 672 Seiten), 1912 (34/56 Jgg., 664 Seiten), 1913 (35/57 Jgg., 672 Seiten), 1914 (36/58 Jgg., 646 Seiten), 1915 (37/59 Jgg., 584 Seiten), 1916 (38/60 Jgg, 586 Seiten), 1917 (39/61 Jgg., 496 Seiten, Einband fleckig), 1918 (40/62. Jgg., 480 Seiten, Einband fleckig), 1919 (41/63. Jgg., 480 Seiten, Einband fleckig), 1920 (42/64 Jgg., 464 Seiten), 1921 (43/65 Jgg., 480 Seiten), 1922 (44/66 Jgg., 484 Seiten), 1923 (45/67 Jgg., 480 Seiten), 1924 (46/68 Jgg., 784 Seiten), 1925 (47/69 Jgg., 908 Seiten), 1926 (48/70 Seiten, 884 Seiten), 1927 (49/71 Jgg., 924 Seiten), 1928 (50/72 Jgg., 844 Seiten), 1929 (51/73. Jgg., 879 Seiten), 1930 (52/74. Jgg., 988 Seiten), 1931 (53/75 Jgg., 880 Seiten), 1932 (54/76 Jgg., 856 Seiten), 1933 (55/77 Jgg., 880 Seiten), 1934 fehlt, 1935 (57/79 Jgg., fehlen Nr. 1 und 5, ca. 700 Seiten), 1936 (58/80 Jgg., 848 Seiten), 1937 (59/81 Jgg., 796 Seiten), 1938 fehlt, 1939 (61/83 Jgg., 628 Seiten), 1940 (62/84 Jgg., 288 Seiten). Dazu als Doppel Bd. 1925 und 1939 (dieser in Einzelheften). In 82 Einzelnummern (je 8°, kartoniert) liegen komplett vor die folgenden Jahrgänge: 1965 (6 Hefte und Beiheft Nr. 20, "Forstwissenschaftliche Forschungen: Spuren tierischer Tätigkeit im Boden des Buchenwaldes" von G. Zachariae), 1966 (6 Hefte), 1968 (6 Hefte), 1970 (6 Hefte), 1973 (6 Hefte), 1974 (6 Hefte), 1976 (6 Hefte in 5), 1984 (5 in 6 Heften), 1985 (5 in 6 Heften), 1986 (6 Hefte), 1992 (6 Hefte), 1993 (5 Hefte in 6), 1994 (6 Hefte). Dazu 60 Einzelhnummern der Jahrgänge 1964 bis 1995: 1964 (5 von 6), 1967 (5, 6), 1969 (1, 3), 1971 (1, 2, 4, 5, 6), 1972 (1, 2, 3, 6), 1975 (1, 2/3), 1977 (1, 3, 4, 5, 6), 1978 (1, 4, 5, 6), 1979 (1, 2, 3, 6), 1980 (1, 4, 5/6), 1981 (1, 2, 5), 1982 (1, 3, 4, 5, 6), 1983 (4, 5, 6), 1987 (4/5), 1988 (4), 1991 (1, 2, 3, 4, 6), 1995 (1, 2).

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        Yantra

      Paris: Le Point Cardinal. 1970. First printing. Paperback. Near Fine. Inscribed by Michaux. Limited signed and hand-numbered first edition (ours is number 4 of 75), 1970. Oblong quarto, softcover, unpaginated, clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy. We've housed the book in protective mylar. Signed on limitation page by Michaux. Also, signed and inscribed by Michaux on the half-titlepage to Ira Cohen (1935-2011), poet and provocateur, author of 'The Hashish Cookbook'. Great inscription, linking two of the modern age's most unusual drug-ingesting poets and artists.

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        Passenger to Frankfurt : An Extravaganza (THE BOOK CLUB)1970

      THE BOOK CLUB, 1970 1970.HARDCOVER.THE BOOK CLUB EDITION.AGATHA CHRISTIE.Passenger to Frankfurt : An Extravaganza . ORIGINAL RARE 1970 BOOK CLUB BINDING. VERY WELL KEPT. NO MARKINGS OR WRITING ON PAGES. GOOD READ. DUST JACKET IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. PLEASE SEE PHOTOGRAPHS. BOOKSELLER INV:

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        Anonyme Skulpturen - Eine Typologie technischer Bauten, Textübersetzungen von Périne Macherey und Richard Bairstow,

      Düsseldorf, Art-Press Verlag, 1970,. Erstausgabe, 4°, ca. 210 n.pag. S mit s/w-Abb. von Industriebauten, Wassertürmen etc., Text dreisprachig: deutsch-englisch-französich, original Leineneinband mit illustr. original Schutzumschlag, der Umschlag sehr zart berieben (unvermeidlich) und vorne oben mit ca. 8 cm unauffälligem Einrißchen (professionell ohne Filmoplast oder gar Tesa wieder verschlossen), Datumsvermerk sowie kurzer Satz ('Viel zu spät gekauft - ungeheuer wichtig für mich!') auf der Vorsatzseite oben, sonst ein gutes, sauberes Exemplar (prez) Die Aufnahmen entstanden im Zeitraum 1961-1970. Sicher eines der wichtigsten Foto-/Kunstbücher des 20. Jahrhunderts.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Orban & Streu GbR]
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