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        Of Flight and Life

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY LINDBERGH on front free endpaper to his assistant: "To Ethel Cunningham in appreciation of her dedicated and extraordinarily perceptive and able assistance with a much larger and two-generations later book. Charles A. Lindbergh, March, 1970." Written in the wake of the atomic bomb and World War II, Of Flight and Life is Lindbergh's impassioned warning against the dangers of scientific materialism and the powers of technology. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948. Octavo, original blue cloth, original dust jacket. Book fine with a little bit of soiling to front pastedown; tape repairs to verso of dust jacket; a few ink marks on creases at bottom of front panel. A handsome copy with a long and interesting inscription.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        I AM LEGEND

      New York: Walker and Company,. [1970]. boards.. Publisher's review slip laid in. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A. nice copy. (#141312). First hardcover edition. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-120. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-217. Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: The 100 Best Books 54. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 986-90. King list, p. 390. Winter List, p. 270.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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      Phila.: Girard Bank, 1970 First edition. Inscribed by Michener on the title page. "To Morris Duane, James A. Michener." Also signed by Wyeth on the title page. Illustrated label on front board. Issued without dustjacket. Slipcase. The slipcase has a tiny scratch; it is in Near Fine condition. The book is in Fine condition. Duane was a prominent Philadelphia lawyer and mover and shaker in the area's civic endeavors; he was also a direct descendant of Benjamin Franklin.Inscribed by Author and signed by Artist. Illustrated. 8vo. Association Copy.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        Cruising (Signed First Edition, review copy)

      New York: Stein and Day, 1970. First Edition. First Edition. REVIEW COPY, with publisher's slip, author's glossy review photo, and publisher letter laid in. This copy is also humorously INSCRIBED by the author in the year of publication to noted bibliophile Burt Britton: "Sept. 5, 1970 / For Burt Britton - / Who swears he'll never turn me in to IRS (and whom I will not turn in to Doubleday). / Regards, / Gerry Walker." Britton published a book a few years later, titled, "Self-Portrait: Book People Picture Themselves," which contained hundreds of self-caricatures of authors he had collected over the years. Walker was the editor of The New York Times Magazine beginning in 1963, and this was his only novel, a brutal view into the lives of gay male culture in the 1970s (set almost entirely in Manhattan gay bars of the late 1960s), and its relationship to crime and police brutality. Basis for the 1980 film, directed by William Friedkin and starring Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino and Karen Allen. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. Scarce in this condition and rare with any kind of association.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Being There

      New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich,, 1970. Octavo. Original tan cloth-backed black boards, titles to spine in blue and black, yellow endpapers. With the dust jacket. Housed in a quarter red morocco slipcase. A fine copy in dust jacket with a single, minute nick. Rare in this condition. First Edition, First Printing. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the first blank, "To Mrs. Charles W. Engelhard with warmest regards. Jerzy Kosinski. Yale, June 1971". Laid into this copy is a typed letter signed from the author presenting this book. Memorably filmed with Peter Sellers as lead.

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        BEING THERE. Signed

      New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1970 Kosinski, Jerzy. BEING THERE. Signed. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1970. First Edition Signed by Jerzy Kosinski on the front free endpaper. A near fine copy, (collector's discreet bookplate affixed to the second free endpaper), in 1/4 mustard over black cloth, blue and black titles to the spine in a bright, fresh, near fine dustwrapper. 8vo. 142 pp. Adapted into the memorable Academy Award winning film with Peter Sellers and Shirley MacLaine.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Elijah the Slave [Signed Unbound Galleys]

      New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1970. First edition. Loose_leaf. Fine/near fine. Frasconi, Antonio. A Fine set of the UNBOUND ILLUSTRATED GALLEYS for this Isaac Bashevis Singer children's book (light edge toning), in a Near Fine dust jacket (light ink mark to front panel partially affecting the author's name and title - otherwise Fine), charmingly illustrated by Antonio Frasconi and SIGNED BY ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER to noted collector Burt "Britten" (i.e. "Britton") on the front free endpaper as follows: "To Burt Britten / Isaac B. Singer". The sheets are loose, as produced, and are laid into the bright dust jacket, and housed in a custom-made case with some light fading and a rather small abrasion to the front of the case. Singer won the 1978 Nobel Prize in Literature and twice won the National Book Award. Signed copies of the book are rather scarce and, of course, signed copies of the UNBOUND ILLUSTRATED GALLEYS are scarce indeed. An excellent copy of a quite scarce item, especially scarce when SIGNED BY ISAAC B. SINGER. RARE.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Nocturn Matinal

      Barcelona La Poligrafa, 1970. Grand in-folio (47 x 34 cm pour l'étui), en feuilles sous chemise et étui illustré, couverture, 71-[9] pp.. Illustré de 7 lithographies en couleurs d'Antoni Tàpies (1 à pleine page, 5 sur double page et un triptyque dépliant) Parmi les lithographies à double page, 2 d'entre elles utilisent la technique mixte de la lithographie et de la sérigraphie. Ouvrage tiré à 1130 exemplaires numérotés (hormis 15 hors commerce), celui-ci un des 1000 signés à la justification par l'auteur et l'artiste. Petites usures ou salissures sur l'étui. . (Catégories : Lithographie Poésie Livres illustrés )

      [Bookseller: Christophe Hue - Livres anciens]
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        V TRE NO. 8: JOHN YOKO & FLUX

      (V TRE) (ONO, YOKO) (LENNON, JOHN). Moore, Peter. V TRE NO. 8: JOHN YOKO & FLUX. New York: Fluxus, 1970. First Edition. Elephant Folio. Tabloid Format Wrappers. Fluxus Periodical. Near Fine. One 22 x 34" sheet printed offset recto and verso, neatly folded in eighths to make 4pp, 123 b&w illustrations + one 20 x 6" sheet printed offset recto and verso, neatly folded in half, no illustrations, as issued. Despite being labeled "No. 8" on the cover, this is actually the ninth installment of noted irregular Fluxus periodical "V Tre". It takes the form of a huge two-sided poster reproducing Peter Moore's photographic documentation of New York Flux activities between New Year's eve 1969 and May 1970 - primarily the numerous events and performances of works by John Lennon and Yoko Ono staged in the Big Apple that spring. The usual suspects pictured here include Jonas Mekas, George Maciunas, Emmett Williams, Alison Knowles, Robert Watts, Yoshimasa Wada, Joan Mathews, Geoff and Bici Hendricks, Dick Higgins, Peter Van Riper, Wolf Vostell, Donna and Joe Jones, Henry Flynt, and numerous unidentified participants. Also included is the publisher's loose caption sheet identifying the images. A handsome example of this uncommon item showing some very slight toning along with a discreet half-inch separation along one of the folds. The caption sheet bears two horizontal soft creases that have subsequently been flattened. 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: 019701&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Insomnia or the Devil at Large

      Loujon Press, Albuquerque, NM - 1970, edition "F". () Near fine. 23.5" X 19" wooden box containing: 12 prints by Miller (22" X 17"), a book of Miller's writings housed in a folding multicolored foil wrapper, a large photographic title page of Miller seated on a toilet, a large "half-title" printed on heavy card, two sheets of the Rafu Shimpo newspaper, and signed announcement from the publishers explaining the production delay. The wooden box has a sliding plywood cover with photograph of Miller and brass name plate engraved with "Arthur Goldsmith Jr." and "Ed. F". 4 inches of wood inlay perished from the top of the sliding cover, and one corner of the box has cracked but remains attached. Three of the prints are signed and dated by Miller (as called for in this edition) and have only the very subtlest of bumping to the corners. The book is signed and inscribed to Goldsmith by Jon Edgar Webb and Gypsy Lou Webb and is numbered #42 of 99. The fold edges of the book's foil jacket are lightly rubbed. Edition F was the first of the heavily limited editions of this complex work to have prints signed and dated by Miller, and our copy has three prints signed, as called for. Although 99 copies were planned, it is likely that only 65 were produced, and across all editions, it is likely that only 300 wooden boxes were constructed (Shifreen & Jackson A175f). The present copy was purchased by Arthur Goldsmith Jr, a journalist and collector of art and counterculture books, and includes a poignant signed note from the book's publishers explaining their move from Las Vegas to Tennessee. Jon Webb states "Lou can't take this dusty climate with her emphysema, so we're moving later this month. Believe it will be Nashville, Tenn. That's the plan now. Have no place there yet- must find one when we get there. Hope you like the Miller here- Best Jon + Lou" Jon was to die just months later (June 9th, 1971) in Nashville. Overall a very nice copy of a monumental production with bright, clean plates by Miller. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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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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        A Voyage Towards the South Pole, and Round the World. Performed in His Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the Years 1772,1773,1774, and 1775. Two Volumes. Australiana Facsimile Editions No. 191

      Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia 1970. (Hardcover) xl, 378 : 396 pp. Very good. A facsimile edition of the W. Strahan and T. Cadell, London 1777 edition. Light beige canvas cloth, 4to, with black and white illustrations and fold out charts in text, no dust jacket as issued. Captain Cook's Journal of his great voyage to the Pacific in search of the Great White South. Includes Captain Furneaux's Journal of the Adventure's cruise when separated from the Endeavour..

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        The Bluest Eye

      New York: Holt, Rinehart, Winston, (1970). First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); publisher's paper-covered boards backed in blue cloth, title in silver on spine; dustjacket; 164pp. Very slight lean to text block; boards and spine cloth mildly sunned along upper edge, with a few faint spots of foxing to upper edge of text block. Less than Fine, but still a pleasing, tight copy in the original unclipped dustwrapper which has a thin vertical crease to the front flap but is otherwise bright, unrubbed, and nearly free of the usual toning; Near Fine. & & The Nobel Prize-winner's first published novel. This jacket is the variant with "1070" printed at base of front flap (no priority per Ahearn APG). APG 001b.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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      San Francisco: Straight Arrow Books, 1970. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); navy blue cloth with titles stamped in silver on spine; red topstain; dustjacket; 131pp. Signed on the first blank both as Ann Fettamen and Anita Hoffman, and dated Los Angeles 9/18/91. Fine in a lovely example of the original suppressed dustjacket, featuring the nude Hoffman's embracing in Nixon and pig masks. Dustjacket is unclipped with some trivial rubbing, else very Near Fine. & & One of the earliest titles (and certainly one the of earliest novels) published by the short-lived Straight Arrow imprint, the publishing arm of Rolling Stone. Written by Anita Hoffman under a pseudonym, Trashing is simultaneously a walk through the underground scene, the love story of her and Abbie Hoffman, and the manifest of the Yippie movement. A stunning copy, and particularly scarce in the suppressed dustjacket.

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        Antaeus (Complete Set, Volumes 1-76)

      Tangier/London/New York: Ecco Press. 1970-1994. First edition. Paperback. Very Good to Very Good+. Complete set! First edition, 1970-1994, paperbacks, octavo. All books are VG to VG+. No DJs. Antaeus was a literary quarterly founded by Daniel Halpern and Paul Bowles and edited by Daniel Halpern. It was originally published in Tangier, Morocco, but operations were later shifted to New York City. The first number appeared in the summer of 1970, the final issue (#75/76) in 1994. Beginning with the third issue, the magazine bore the imprint of the Ecco Press, which eventually became established as a book publisher. A small number of limited editions were also issued in conjunction with the magazine under the imprint of Antaeus Editions. Particularly in its early years, Antaeus was known for its internationalist scope. Among its notable contributors were J. G. Ballard, Paul Bowles, Guy Davenport, Harry Mathews, Joyce Carol Oates, Breece D'J Pancake, Yannis Ritsos, and Andrew Vachss. This set is complete, 76 volumes in 65 books, and will require additional shipping charges. RARE!!

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Topor: Toxicologie

      Zurich: Diogenes Verlag 1970 - Original drawing and inscription by artist, writer, and actor Roland Topor on half title page. Staining and tears along edges of dust wrapper, else Very Good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Boreas Fine Art]
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        The Hot Rock

      Simon and Schuster, New York 1970 - New York: Simon and Schuster, 1970. Signed and inscribed by Westlake on the title page. First printing of the first edition. Octavo, 249 pp. Buff cloth-backed boards with green and gold spine imprint; pictorial dustjacket. Spine lean, some soiling to page edges, trace rubbing at spine. Jacket shows light dustiness, a bit of roll at spine tip and roughness elesewhere at the perimeter. A better than Very Good volume in like jacket. A signed and inscribed copy of Donald Westlake's The Hot Rock - the classic novel that introduced John Archibald Dortmunder, the thief whose capers never quite come off, as he and his convict friends plot to steal the fabulous Balaboma Emerald. Extremely scarce in the first edition, much more so signed, this one was also incribed to noted collector Jeffrey Hansen. As such, not replaceable; insurance is recommended. As always, please feel free to ask questions or request additional scans. - Jeff Harvey L24 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Singularity Rare & Fine]
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        The Beastly Establishment Satirical Paintings [La Ménagerie Contemposaine] 40 Drawings From The Contemporary Zoo with Invocation and Epilogue [Signed] Okrutny Ustanowienie Satyryczne Paintings [La menazerii Contemporaine] 40 Rysunki ze wspólczesnego zoo z Inwokacji i epilog [Podpisany]

      Published circa 1970 edition not stated. London circa 1970. Publisher's original plastic ring bound illustrated card covers, printed French titles to the front cover. Oblong 8½'' x 12'' iv 40 [pp]. Forty single-sided monochrome illustrations throughout. Printed French title below each illustration with the English translation hand-written by the author to the top of each page. The author has also written the English title, using a blue marker pen, to the front cover. SIGNED by the author in red ink to the title page 'From the Author, Bolo Leitgeber.' Along with the book are three separate ephemeral items, the first is an exhibition catalogue of 'The Beastly Establishment' referring to the artist and his background. The second is a type written list, in Polish and English, of his works with sterling prices below. The third is a four page stapled critique in French text with illustrations and SIGNED to the front page 'Bol. Leitgeber.' Light age tanning to the edges of the book and in Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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        Between Two Ages: America's Role in the Technetronic Era

      Viking Adult, New York 1970 - 0670160415 334 pages including index. "The thrust of this challenging book is that America is the first society to move beyond the industrial age into the new "technetronic" era, and that this transition affects directly both our international and our domestic problems. Part 1 describes the impact of the scientific revolution on world affairs in general and on the Third World in particular, and exposes the ambiguous position of its principal disseminators, the US. Part 2 examines how this has effected the content, style, and format of man's political outlook on his global reality. Part 3 assesses the contemporary relevance of communism to the problems of modernity. Part 4 focuses upon the US, a society that is both a social pioneer and a guinea pig for mankind, and examines the crisis of American institutions and values during the current transition - as well as the challenge posed by the New Left. Part 5 outlines in broad terms the general direction the US might take in order to make an effective response to its foreign and domestic dilemmas." - from dust jacket (not included). "This is one of the most original books on political and social thought to appear in recent years. The author projects the impact of technology and electronics on the political and social values of the United States, the Soviet Union and other 'post-industrial' states. As a study of global society in transition, this seminal work is bound to elicit major controversy and will be difficult to ignore." - Foreign Affairs. Bit of soiling to fore-edge else clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        American silversmiths in british North america ( 1776-1800)

      John E. Langdon 1970 - Book of 82 pages / numéroté 42/150 / 12$ for post for every country . Ref Book 1116 box 92 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michel Guay]
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        Complete works / Charles Dickens [complete in 36 volumes]

      London : Heron Books, 1970. Centennial Edition. Physical description: 36v. illus. ; 20.5cm. Complete 36-volume set Of Charles Dickens' works. Published by Heron Books in 1970 to mark the 100th anniversary of the author's death. Each volume has it's own introduction and is complete with illustrations from the original editions by artists such as Phiz and George Cruikshank. As well as all the novels (usually in two volumes) the set contains all of his short stories, travel writing, poems and miscellaneous papers. Contents: A Child's History of England -- A Tale of Two Cities -- American Notes / Pictures from Italy -- Barnaby Rudge I -- Barnaby Rudge II -- Bleak House I -- Bleak House II -- Christmas Books -- Christmas Stories I -- Christmas Stories II -- David Copperfield I -- David Copperfield II -- Dombey & Son I -- Dombey & Son II -- Great Expectations -- Hard Times -- Little Dorrit I -- Little Dorrit II -- Martin Chuzzlewit I -- Martin Chuzzlewit II -- Miscellaneous Papers I -- Miscellaneous Papers II -- Nicholas Nickleby I -- Nicholas Nickleby II -- Oliver Twist -- Our Mutual Friend I -- Our Mutual Friend II -- Pickwick Papers I -- Pickwick Papers II -- Reprinted Pieces -- Sketches by Boz I -- Sketches by Boz II -- The Mystery of Edwin Drood / Master Humphrey's Clock -- The Old Curiosity Shop I -- The Old Curiosity Shop II -- The Uncommercial Traveller. Subjects: Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) -- Collected works -- English literature -- Victorian novels -- 19th century -- Popular literature. Fine copies in gilt-blocked, green faux leather. Gilt-decorated front boards and spines, with ribbon markers. Some slight fading to the spine titles in places. Varying degrees of minor bumping to corners. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images and additional bibliographical material available on request.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        A Few Crows

      Exeter: The Rougemont Press,, 1970. Illustrated by Reiner Burger. Octavo. Publisher's navy blue full leatherette, titles gilt to front board, navy coated endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by Reiner Burger. Extremely faint dust markings to the front board, and one or two utterly trivial marks to front panel; otherwise a fine copy. One of a limited edition of 150 copies signed by Hughes.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A FEW CROWS

      The Rougemont Press. Exeter. 1970. LIMITED EDITION. 8vo. (8 x 7.7 inches). One of 75 copies, numbered and signed by Ted Hughes, from a total edition of just 150 copies (the other 75 unsigned). vi,19pp, Colophon. Six full page line cuts by Burger, illustrating ten of Hughes poems. Original dark blue imitation pig skin binding with gilt lettering to the front board. Dark blue endpapers. A fine copy of the book in the very near fine original plain grey 'Glastonbury' laid paper dustwrapper with black lettering to the front. A little fading to the spine of the wrapper but still overall a clean and bright example. Printed by Eric Cleave at the Rougemont Press and issued around 1st October 1970 at the price of £5 signed, £1-0-0 unsigned. The Press was founded in 1969 and directed by Cleave, Hughes, Moelwyn Merchant and Paul Merchant. Sagar & Tabor: A24.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Norman Rockwell: Artist and Illustrator (Deluxe Signed & Numbered)

      Harry N Abrams, 1970-03. Leather. Very Good. Signed by Illustrator. ISBN (0810904527) This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Norman Rockwell & Thomas S. Buechner on the limitation page. This copy is G/96 of 1100 copies. VG+ Full padded blue leather with marbled endpages & a leather paste on spine title, in a G leather edged slipcase with similarly marbled sides. Lacking the collotype, (which would have been type G) as is the usual case for a copy of this book. Rubbing and wear to the slipcase which has done a marvelous job as there is only the slightest wear to a few spots of the book within. With hundreds of illustrations, many tipped-in color plates and many fold-outs.. * * * * * * * * * * {FREE Media Mail Shipping! Images available for any item, just ask. Any images shown next to the listing that have our watermark on them are the exact item you will receive, all other images are for reference only. Free delivery confirmation for domestic orders. Books with Author signatures are guaranteed authentic. We understand collectors needs in terms of accurate grading and proper packaging. We stand behind our descriptions 100%. All items will be shipped securely to insure that they arrive in exactly the same condition in which they left. May have small easily erasable pencil markings on first page. Our Packing Slips do not contain any pricing information so you may order items as Gifts or for Dropship without concern. We ship every Monday, Wednesday & Friday morning. All items subject to prior sale. Why the odd prices? We run a percent discount for our Biblio listings, which insures Biblio has our lowest prices online, but does give odd change.}

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      Boston: An Atlantic Monthly Press Book/Little Brown, 1970 First American Edition of Margaret Atwood's fourth poetry collection, Inscribed by her to American poet William Stafford in the year of publication on the title-page. "For William Stafford with thanks for a good trip - Margaret Atwood, 1970 Nov". 8vo. 79 pp. Near fine in the publisher's decorated wrappers, showing some light use.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        THE EYE IN THE TRIANGLE. An Interpretation of Aleister Crowley. Inscribed

      Saint Paul, Minnesota:: Llewellyn Publications, 1970 Presentation Copy. 8vo., A near fine copy in the publisher's black cloth, gilt - in a lightly used dustwrapper. Regardie has warmly inscribed this book to Ursula Greville: "For Ursula / who did some editing on this magnum opus / Love, Francis." {Regardie dedicated AHA! to Ursula Greville a 'loving, generous, devoted friend of many years who, like Aleister Crowley changed the entire course of my life.'} This is a stated First Edition / First Printing. There is some light wear to the board's extremities & to the crown and foot of the book's spine. There are three small page notations on the final free endpaper. The dustwrapper is not price clipped; with the original publisher's price of $10.00 still intact on the front flap. There is a 1" x 2" chip missing from the top right corner of the front panel and a 2" closed tear in the same area. There are several small chips missing from the crown of the DJ's spine. "Aleister Crowley has for years been reviled by the public media as 'The Most Evil Man in the World.' And he has for years been hailed by a small handful of scholars as the greatest of modern mystics, the 'Prophet of a New Aeon.' Now, The Eye in the Triangle appears to clear up some aspects of the dual mystery. In this book Israel Regardie examines the life and work of Aleister Crowley from a sympathetically objective point of view. Many of Crowley's loveliest and holiest works are quoted from sources long out of print. The Eye in the Triangle is essential to an understanding not only of Crowley but of all modern magic and occultism." -- from the book's dustwrapper. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        Sunday Sue

      London: Fountain Press, 1970. 1970 First Edition. NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE price intact dust jacket. Fresh, clean, totally unmarked and tightly bound in orange-red hardcover, gilt titled on front and spine. Pages fine. Slight shelf rub to cover edges (a few tiny white marks, likely from a bookcase). Unclipped jacket is clean and colorful, very slightly toned and rubbed at edges and a two-inch crease to bottom corner of rear flap - no tears or chips. Jacket is in a clear archival protector. Binding and hinges tight, intact and straight. The antics of voluptuous young Sunday Sue are artfully captured in Karl de Haan's luscious B&W photographs. 10-1/2 x 13-7/8". First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to.

      [Bookseller: Knickerbocker Books]
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      Doubleday and Company 1970 - First Edition, First Printing Stunning crisp Near Fine Book and Near Fine dust jacket. First volume in the Amber series. Please note: The first (Doubleday hardcover) edition of the novel is unusually rare; the publisher pulped a significant part of the original print run in error when the order went out to destroy remaining copies of the older book, Creatures of Light and Darkness. The book is in near fine condition, with crisp, clean, bright boards with sharp corners and No edgewear. Bright unfaded silver titles to the spine. The binding is tight and square. The end papers are clean and bright with no owner names, no inscriptions, no bookplates and no book store stamps. The internal pages are clean, bright and flat with sharp corners, no handling marks, no foxing, no page creases, no writing, and no stains. Beautiful crisp clean book appearing as unread. Please see the many included images. The original dust jacket is in near fine condition, having benefited from a very slight touch of restoration to the spine tips. The dust jacket is clean, glossy and bright with stunning vibrant colors, and a bright white backround with just a touch of toning to the rear panel. The jacket has No edgewear, No chips, No tears, No rubbing, No age toning, and No foxing. The dust jacket is NOT price clipped and has a stated price of $4.50. Stunning jacket! Please see the many included images. A very handsome copy of this extremely scarce title, with a stunning dust jacket. Presents very well on the shelf. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for additional Sci-Fi titles [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
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      Philadelphia, New York: J. B. Lippincott, Company,. 1970. boards.. Light glue stain to rear free endpaper, some spotting to covers, a. very good copy in nearly find dust jacket with two light blue. vertical lines to verso with light show through. The jacket is quite. bright, with none of the commonly found fading of the spine panel.. (#140571). First U.S. hardcover edition. A Travis McGee mystery. The most difficult Lippincott title to locate with a superior jacket.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        [Complete set of Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin novels:]

      London: Collins [&] Harper Collins,, 1970-99. Master and Commander; Post Captain; H.M.S. Surprise; The Mauritius Command; Desolation Island; The Fortune of War; The Surgeon's Mate; The Ionian Mission; Treason's Harbour; The Far Side of the World; The Reverse of the Medal; The Letter of Marque; The Thirteen-Gun Salute; The Nutmeg of Consolation; Clarissa Oakes; The Wine-Dark Sea; The Commodore; The Yellow Admiral; The Hundred Days; Blue at the Mizzen. 20 volumes, octavo. Original boards. With the dust jackets. Master and Commander a little creased and rubbed at the top but still nice and bright, neat ownership signature to front free endpaper of Post Captain, Ionian Mission is price-clipped, The Far Side of The World is price-clipped and has bookplate to front pastedown. Overall an unusually bright set in excellent condition. All first editions, first impressions. The Far Side of The World has a second state dust jacket as usual. The publisher printed the incorrect price on the jacket, an error solved by clipping the old price and adding a sticker for £9.95, as here. Very few survived with the original price intact. A complete set of this celebrated sequence of novels capturing life in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic wars, which is certainly amongst the best liked series of historical novels ever written.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        David Adler

      New York: M. Evans and Company, Inc., 1970. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. This remains one of the better books on one of the more important architects of the 20th century. Includes plans and black and white photographs by Ezra Stoller and others of Adler's buildings and interiors. A very near fine copy in blue cloth boards in a very near fine price clipped dust jacket with a few small closed tears, a tiny bit of wear to the top of the spine and a tiny bit of rubbing. Easily one of the nicest copies I've seen in years.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio. Introduction by Harold McCracken

      Chicago: Swallow Press Inc, 1970. Large folio. (22 3/8 x 17 inches). 25 tinted lithographic plates, coloured by hand and heightened with gum arabic, all after Catlin.Text stapled, plates unbound as issued, all within original black cloth portfolio, titled in gilt on upper cover. Limited edition facsimile of Catlin's famous work Edition limited to 1000 copies, this number 823. Based on Catlin's work of 1844, the present edition includes a facsimile of the original title page, together with Catlin's preface to the reader and the descriptive text to accompany the plates. An excellent facsimile of this invaluable pictorial record of a "truly lofty and noble race...A numerous nation of human beings...three- fourths of whose country has fallen into the possession of civilized man....twelve million of whose bodies have fattened the soil in the mean time; who have fallen victims to whiskey, the small-pox, and the bayonet" (Catlin Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians pp.3-4). Catlin went on to summarize the native American as "an honest, hospitable, faithful, brave, warlike, cruel, revengeful, relentless, -- yet honourable, contemplative and religious being". He saw no future for either their way of life or their very existence, and with these thoughts always at the back of his mind he worked, against time, and set himself a truly punishing schedule, to record what he saw. The record he left is unique, both in its breadth and also in the sympathetic understanding that his images constantly demonstrate

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        The bluest eye [A novel by-]

      New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970.. Colophon states: "October 1970" and "3456789". 4 unnumbered leaves, 164 pp., 2 blanks. Original hfcloth w. shining blue-lettered beige-coloured spine; sides blue-coloured. Pictorial dustjacket designed by Holly McNEELY-POINDEXTER, author's photograph on the dustjacket's backside by Bert ANDREWS. Design Richard-Gabriel RUMMONDS. The jacket has the number 0977 and $ 6.95 as price on the top flap. NEAR MINT/VG. First Edition(?).

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        An Anthology (Second Edition)

      New York: Heiner Friedrich, 1970. Second Edition, with all inserts present. An unusually sharp copy of the faithful reprint of the seminal Fluxus manifesto, originally published in 1963. & & Easily Near Fine in perfect-bound red-and-black wrappers as issued. & & Fluxus Codex, pp. 40-41.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        TWO POEMS Season's Greetings, 1970 from Martha and Kate and John and Bob Giroux

      n. p. : Privately printed, an unknown number of copies (Stefanik A21), 1970. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine in Wraps. Stapled stiff yellow wrappers; two leaves folded to make eight pages. The inscription reads: :"Another 6 wks hospital---nearly five months of the last thirteen--so(hell)I haven't read yr book yet exc. to doubt if we agree abt Spinoza.Love John."  Few& small blemishes; fresh and fine. Inscribed without using his name to Ralph G. Ross, Chairman of the English Dept. at the Univ. of Minn. until 1966 when he moved to Scripps in Claremont , CA. As one can tell from the inscription Ross was a close friend as well as his boss. Ross hired Saul Bellow, James Wright, Alan Tate as well as Berryman; with Tate and Berryman he co--published "The Arts of Reading", a Berryman "A" item. Ross died in 2000.

      [Bookseller: Alexander Rare Books]
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        CHILDREN OF CAIN. A Study of Modern Traditional Witches. Special "Black Goat" edition, limited to 66 numbered copies

      California: Three Hands Press [Xoanon]., 2011.. First Edition, First Printing. Full Leather. Fine in Slipcase. Octavo. Special "Black Goat" edition. Full Black Goat Leather in felt-lined slipcase, front panel embossed with a skull and crossed bones design by Liv Rainey-Smith, spine titled in silver, hand-marbled endsheets, limited to 66 hand-numbered copies. 344 pages, illustrations, many in colour. The Special editions of this title were sold out almost instantly upon announcement, almost a year before publication. ¶ The mid-twentieth century witnessed the birth of popular occultism in the West, including an interest in witchcraft. At the forefront of popular witchcraft was Wicca, a recension of ceremonial magic and nature worship advanced by Gerald Gardner and Alex Sanders, now widely regarded as a religion. However, lesser-known streams of the witch-current thrived the shadows, having older historical roots, and linked to an ancient body of practice – witch-bottles, knotted cord spells, curses, exorcisms, sexual magic, and charms ranging from the conjuration of angels to protection of livestock and hearth. This was Traditional Witchcraft, whose origin in part lies with the sorcery of the cunning-folk of Britain and Colonial America. Though largely avoiding the popular occult limelight, from 1970 onward, elements of Traditional Witchcraft experienced a partial emergence into the public through such publications as Paul Huson’s Mastering Witchcraft, the writings of Robert Cochrane and Evan John Jones, and Andrew Chumbley’s Azoëtia: A Grimoire of the Sabbatic Craft. Based on over forty years of research and private collaboration with practitioners, Michael Howard’s Children of Cain is the definitive history of Traditional Witchcraft and its key operatives in Britain and the United States. Supplemented with diverse photographs and illustrations, many appearing for the first time, the book artfully encompasses the unique legacy of Traditional Witchcraft - those who bear the Mark of the Exile as a sign of hidden power: the Children of Cain. This book will be of great interest to anyone studying or practicing "traditional" witchcraft. Tracing the roots of witchcraft, the book has in-depth essays on Traditional Witch Ways, The Clan of Tubal Cain, The Regency, The Pickingill Craft, The Horse Whisperers, American Traditional Witches, The Sabbatic Craft and The Old Craft Today, with an extensive Glossary and Bibliography. There are 16 pages of images on glossy paper stock, mostly in colour, depicting portraits of persons discussed within the text, artifacts, and art, including colour artwork by Andrew D. Chumbley and Austin Osman Spare. "The Sabbatic Craft" chapter, which runs some 26 pages, examines in depth the work of Chumbley and the Cultus Sabbati, and is perhaps the best essay extant on this curious and gifted group of initiates. Essential reading.&

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        TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT. Signed

      New York: The Viking Press, 1970 Filmed By George Cukor [1899 -1983]. His Working Copy. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer File Copy belonging to Cukor with his famous Paul Landacre [1893-1963] bookplate on the front pastedown. 244pp. An important copy. 8vo., [First Edition] 3rd printing, February, 1970. A very good or better example in dustwrapper. Signed by Cukor on the front free endpaper; pencil notes, scoring, & marginalia throughout in the text. Stamp of MGM & "File Copy. Cukor directed the 1972 MGM film based on this book. It starred Maggie Smith, Alex McCowen, & Lou Gossett. [fresh 1st edition DJ supplied]. A very interesting & significant copy.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Andy Warhol

      New York: Praeger Publishers, 1970. Pages browned as always, else close to fine in a near fine jacket with a small crease at the spine head, and light toning at the extremities. Lovely copy.. First Edition of Rainer Crone's landmark catalogue raisonné of Andy Warhol's early work. Quarto. A review copy with the publisher's slip laid in. Very nicely SIGNED by Warhol.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Georg Eisler. Monographie und Werkkatalog. Vorwort Alfred Schmeller

      Wien/Mchn., Edition Tusch, Jugend & Volk (1970).. quadr.-gr.-4°. 175 S. Mit Mit 6 (dav. 4 gefalt.) Tafeln, 39 Farbtafeln im Anhang. sowie 443 kleinen Abb. im Werkkatalog. OLn. m. OU. in Orig.-Seidenkassette. Ohne Radierung. Arntz I, 37 - Eines von nur 25 Expl. der Vorzugsausgabe vom Künstler eh. num. und gewidmet. Enthält eine signierte Orig.-Ölskizze Eislers auf Karton (28 x 24 cm.)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Athar al-Islam w al-tarikhiya fi al-Ithiad al-Sufiyati. [Historical Monuments Of Islam in the U.S.S.R.]

      Tashkent: Moslem Religious Board of Central Asia and Kazakhstan, , 1970 . Folio (400 × 300 mm). Original green cloth, title in white to spine and in black to upper board, green top-stain. In the original decorative card slipcase. 135 plates, 89 of them in colour, 48 pages of text in Arabic, Persian and Urdu, loosely inserted 55-page pamphlet with text translated into Russian, English and French. Spine a touch sunned, the slip-case a little rubbed, but an exceptionally well-preserved copy. First edition. Superb photographic record of Islamic buildings of the former Soviet Union in Central Asia - Samarkand, Shah-i-Zindah Mausoleum, Bibi Khanum Mosque, Gur Amir Mausoleum, Ullug Beg madrasah etc.; Bokhara, Mir-i-Arab madrasah, Khoja Zaineddin mosque, Kalan minaret etc.; also Khiva, Baku, Makhichevan. Uncommon in such a nice condition, with the integral slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      [Baltimore]: Ferdinand Roten Galleries, Inc., [1970].. Folio (46 x 36 cm). Loose folded signatures laid into pictorial lithographed wrappers. Plates. Light offset to blank endsheets from wrapper fold-ins, otherwise about fine, in plain paper chemise and slipcase. First edition in this format, illustrated with twenty- seven original full-page lithographs (some in three colors, some in two colors, others in monochrome) by Federico Righi. The translation is by Rolfe Humphries. From an edition of 155 copies numbered copies, signed by the artist, with the first lithograph signed in pencil by the artist, this is one of ten lettered copies reserved for the collaborators in the edition.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        TERRA A Quarterly of Contemporary Photography. Vol. 1, No. 1 - Vol. 1, No. 3. (All Published)

      Cincinnati: Terra Photographic , Inc., 1970 - 1971. 3 volumes 4to. Issue No. 1 contains introductory leaf and 22 loose b&w plates from photographs, subscription card; all housed in a printed paper portfolio with photographic illustration on the upper cover. Issue No. 2 contains; 15 loose b&w plates from photographs and a 16 pp. photographically illustrated portfolio, bound in illustrated stiff wrappers. Issue No., 3. contains; 15 loose b&w plates from photographs and a 16 pp. photographically illustrated portfolio, bound in illustrated stiff wrappers. Modest wear to the portfolios of issue 1 & 2; the portfolio of issue 3 shows soiling a wear. The photographers include: Melvin Grier, Robert Doherty, Gerald Stratton, Gordon Baer, Cal Sparks, Jan Lipicky, Allan Suddeth, Earl Warren, Peter Turner, Clare Walsh, Gradon DeCamp, De Casseres, Randy Ruth, Irving Orenstein, Roger Pfingston, Jim Alinder, William Messer, and George Alpert, el al. OCLC locates 10 intuitional holdings, but of these, only the Public Library of Cincinnati and the University of Colorado at Boulder have the complete rum of 3 issues.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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        Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume Two (Signed)

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. First edition.. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. 4to. xxi,(1),555,liv,(4)pp. Publisher's cloth decorated in blue and red. Bright red endpapers. Top edge pale blue. A fine copy with only a trace of wear. The dustwrapper is price-clipped and has a tiny piece lacking at the base of the spine else is in fine condition as well. Signed by the author: "Bon Appétit! Julia Child".

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Volume Two

      Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. *The price of this item HAS BEEN temporarily reduced until Sunday, July 19. Order now for BEST SAVINGS! (sale item) first edition, first printing, signed by Julia Child on the half-title page; xxi, 554, liv, [3] pp., hardcover, fine in a near fine dust jacket. Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal Books]
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        Mr. Sammler's Planet

      New York: Viking Press, 1970.. First edition of the author's third and final National Book Award-winning novel. Inscribed by the author to his editor, Aaron Asher and his wife, preceding the publication, "To Linda and Aaron X-mas greetings from Saul December 24, 1969". Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Mr. Sammler's Planet (Signed Association Copy)

      New York: The Viking Press, 1970. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. Bellow's sixth novel and the winner of the National Book Award. A very near fine copy in a very near fine dust jacket with some slight creasing to the front flap and a tiny tear to the top rear corner Signed and inscribed on the front free endpaper: "For Bob Manning with many thanks Saul Bellow Dec 24, 1969." The recipient was Robert Manning long time editor of The Atlantic Monthly who according to his own memoir "was startled to realize that two of the most brilliant American writers, Saul Bellow and Bernard Malamud, had never appeared in The Atlantic so I moved to correct those glaring omissions. Bellow came in the form of a substantial, self-standing excerpt from his "Mr Sammler's Planet, the novel that cut tellingly to the darkening sensibilities of urban America in the sixties, one of the several works that later brought him the Nobel Prize." A great association copy.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West

      New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1970. First Printing. SCARCE in the 1st Edition, 1st Printing, especially in such lovely condition. Near Fine, small corner crease top corner of 2 pages of the index, in a Near Fine dustjacket, tiny rubs at tip of spine, 1/2" closed tear bottom edge rear panel. A classic of Native American history, filmed in 2007, starring Aidan Quinn and directed by Yves Simoneau.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books]
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