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         I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

      New York: Random House [1969], 1969. First printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 281 pp. Price of $5.95 on front flap of dust jacket. Bound in black cloth with a deep red topstain and gold and red lettering on the spine. Angelou's first book, an autobiography detailing her life from her earliest childhood memories through the birth of her son in 1944. An important and powerful work describing her perseverance through experiences of racism and gender violence in the United States. A beautiful copy of this cornerstone work in any collection of 20th century literature, quite difficult to find in such fine condition. Ahearn, Collected Books (4th edition), 75.

      [Bookseller: Evening Star Books]
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         Neil Armstrong Signed Apollo 11 Liftoff.

      Image of the Saturn V rocket during the Apollo 11 during liftoff. Boldly signed on the image, "Neil Armstrong Apollo 11." In fine condition. The image measures 6 inches by 4 inches. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 12 inches by 13 inches. Rare and desirable signed by Neil Armstrong. Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two humans on the Moon. Mission commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin, both American, landed the lunar module Eagle on July 20, 1969, at 20:18 UTC. Armstrong became the first to step onto the lunar surface six hours after landing on July 21 at 02:56:15 UTC; Aldrin joined him about 20 minutes later. They spent about two and a quarter hours together outside the spacecraft, and collected 47.5 pounds (21.5 kg) of lunar material to bring back to Earth. Michael Collins piloted the command module Columbia alone in lunar orbit while they were on the Moon's surface. Armstrong and Aldrin spent just under a day on the lunar surface before rejoining Columbia in lunar orbit. Apollo 11 was launched by a Saturn V rocket from Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Florida, on July 16 at 9:32 am EDT (13:32 UTC) and was the fifth manned mission of NASA's Apollo program. The Apollo spacecraft had three parts: a command module (CM) with a cabin for the three astronauts, and the only part that landed back on Earth; a service module (SM), which supported the command module with propulsion, electrical power, oxygen, and water; and a lunar module (LM) that had two stages - a lower stage for landing on the Moon, and an upper stage to place the astronauts back into lunar orbit. After being sent toward the Moon by the Saturn V's upper stage, the astronauts separated the spacecraft from it and traveled for three days until they entered into lunar orbit. Armstrong and Aldrin then moved into the lunar module Eagle and landed in the Sea of Tranquility. They stayed a total of about 21.5 hours on the lunar surface. The astronauts used Eagle's upper stage to lift off from the lunar surface and rejoin Collins in the command module. They jettisoned Eagle before they performed the maneuvers that blasted them out of lunar orbit on a trajectory back to Earth. They returned to Earth and landed in the Pacific Ocean on July 24. The landing was broadcast on live TV to a worldwide audience. Armstrong stepped onto the lunar surface and described the event as "one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind." Apollo 11 effectively ended the Space Race and fulfilled a national goal proposed in 1961 by U.S. President John F. Kennedy: "before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth."

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         NASA (NEW102) Photographie. Espace. Nasa. Neil Amstrong photographie Buzz Aldrin sur le sol lunaire avec sa combinaison A7L lors de leur première sortie près d\'un des pieds du module lunaire. Tirage d\'époque papier Kodak. Circa 1969. NEW102.

      - Photographie. Espace. Nasa. Neil Amstrong photographie Buzz Aldrin sur le sol lunaire avec sa combinaison A7L lors de leur première sortie près d\'un des pieds du module lunaire. Tirage d\'époque papier Kodak. Circa 1969. NEW102. Photographies originale / Original photograph

      [Bookseller: Galerie Verdeau]
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         NASA Photographie. Espace. Lune. Apollo. Buzz Aldrin. Projet de parution.Tirage d'époque orignal. Circa 1969. 20 x 20 cm. NEW065.

      - Photographie. Espace. Lune. Apollo. Buzz Aldrin. Projet de parution.Tirage d'époque orignal. Circa 1969. 20 x 20 cm. NEW065. Photographies originale / Original photograph

      [Bookseller: Galerie Verdeau]
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         Neil Amstrong (attribué à) (JUI6047) Photographie. Mission Apollo XI. 20 Juillet 1969. Buzz Aldrin réalisant des mesures. Archive Nasa. Tirage d'époque. Trace de manipulation. 20 x 20 cm. Circa 1969. JUI6047.

      - Photographie. Mission Apollo XI. 20 Juillet 1969. Buzz Aldrin réalisant des mesures. Archive Nasa. Tirage d'époque. Trace de manipulation. 20 x 20 cm. Circa 1969. JUI6047. Photographies originale / Original photograph

      [Bookseller: Galerie Verdeau]
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         Neil Amstrong (attribué à) (JUI6045) Photographie. Mission Apollo XI. 20 Juillet 1969. Buzz Aldrin manipulant un Sismomètre. Archive Nasa. Tirage d'époque. Trace de manipulation. 20 x 20 cm. Circa 1969. JUI6045.

      - Photographie. Mission Apollo XI. 20 Juillet 1969. Buzz Aldrin manipulant un Sismomètre. Archive Nasa. Tirage d'époque. Trace de manipulation. 20 x 20 cm. Circa 1969. JUI6045. Photographies originale / Original photograph

      [Bookseller: Galerie Verdeau]
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         Neil Amstrong (attribué à) (JUI6046) Photographie. Mission Apollo XI. 20 Juillet 1969. Buzz Aldrin prés du LEM. Archive Nasa. Tirage d'époque. Trace de manipulation. 20 x 20 cm. Circa 1969. JUI6046.

      - Photographie. Mission Apollo XI. 20 Juillet 1969. Buzz Aldrin prés du LEM. Archive Nasa. Tirage d'époque. Trace de manipulation. 20 x 20 cm. Circa 1969. JUI6046. Photographies originale / Original photograph

      [Bookseller: Galerie Verdeau]
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         The Boy And The Bird (Inscribed Association Copy)

      Edition Hansjorg Mayer, Koln 1969 - Spiral bound stiff illustrated boards. 9" square. 90 pp each containing a single poem and illustration. Printed on rectos only. Original acetate wrapper is presnt. This is copy 67 of 350 numbered copies. Internally bright and clean. Stiff cardboard covers show only minor scuffing and wear at edges. There is a diagonal crease to the front acetate panel. This copy benefits from a very nice INSCRIPTION FROM WILLIAMS TO FELLOW FLUXUS POET JACKSON MAC LOW "to jackson maclow, for sufficient reason. with love: emmett". Inscription is on the inside front cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member ABAA]
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         Rauschenberg

      Harry N. Abrams [1969], New York - 230 p. 28 x 30 cm. 153 illustrations, 47 in colour. Pictorial hardcover. Some discolouration to spine. Light edge wear. Small stain bottom edge and little spot on fold-out plate list at rear. A little soiling to top edge of p. 3. American artist Robert Rauschenberg's early works anticipated the pop art movement. He is best remembered for his "Combines" of the 1950s, in which non-traditional materials and objects were employed in innovative blends. One of his first and most famous combines was "Monogram" (p. 188), in which the unlikely mix of a stuffed angora goat, a tire, a police barrier, the heel of a shoe, and a tennis ball alter the course of modern art. The work in this book will stop viewers in their tracks, just as they did in mid-twentieth century. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Flux Fest Kit 2 (Poster)

      Privately Printed, New York 1969 - Single sheet, double-sided printed poster. Measures 17 x 22" long. According to information from the Silverman archive, "Flux Fest Kit 2 was the second collection of Fluxus scores and festival information. The first was Fluxfest Sale. More than a lecture bureau's guide to Fluxus, anyone could use it to put on their own Fluxfest, and, if funds were available, order objects, buy films, rent a fluxorchestra, or even hire Fluxus artists to perform. Some of the scores reproduced are complete, others are abbreviated descriptions of scores." Some of the many particpants in this series of events included George BRecht, George Maciunas, Bici Hendricks and others. Condition of this rare poster is very good with a few small tears at folds. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member ABAA]
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         The Myth of the Great Depression 1873-1896 (Studies in Economic History)

      Macmillan, 1969. Paperback. Used; Acceptable. Paperback; English language; a fair reading copy; 64 page illustrated booklet. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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         EUGENIA GRANDET LA DAMA DALLE CAMELIE COLOMBA-CARMEN

      VERONA: MONDADORI, 1969. RILEGATO. BUONO. 13 19. I II III USATO

      [Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBab]
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         London

      Verona: Editrice SAF, 1969. Light handling creases to a couple of the interior pages along with some associated small nicks visible on adjoining pages, otherwise near fine in a near fine price-clipped jacket. Scarce, OCLC locates a single copy at the National Library of Australia.. First Edition. Large quarto. SIGNED and inscribed in Italian by Butturini. An incredible photobook capturing the seedier side of 1969 swinging London. Butturini's stark black and white images connect London's gritty street life with the emerging counterculture youth tribes in a photographic vision that is both Dickensian and modernist. The self-published book opens with a quote from Robert Capa and poetry by Allen Ginsberg; Italian texts by Butturini and Luciano Modini follow. Martin Parr credits the book as containing some of his favorite images of the capital, while Gerry Badger notes that the photography is "more Don McCullin than David Bailey" (Parr / Badger, v. 3, 154-155).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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         I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today!

      New York: Random House,, 1969. And Other Stories. Quarto. Original pictorial boards, title to spine and front board in red and black, illustrated endpapers. Without the dust jacket, as issued. Illustrated throughout by the author. Boards toned, spine ends a bit creased and worn, minor chip half way along spine, tips slightly worn. A very good copy. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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         Suwarow Rymnisky durante la campagna di Russia

      Roma, Il Torcoliere, 1969 - Acquaforte originale a colori Firma e numerazione a matita. Timbro a secco dello stampatore/editore. Esemplare 1/100. cm 41x35,5 (Foglio cm 60x45). . . Ottimo (Fine). . Tiratura: 125 + X. . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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         A Last Haiku (Broadside Poem)

      Portents, No Place 1969 - Single sheet broadside poem. Illustrated by Robert LaVigne. According to the colophon "This was to have been published as Portents 12, but it was sadly delayed, and these copies have been printed, as an expression of our love, for his friends". Broadside measures 10 x 14" tall. This copy attractively framed under glass. Uncommon Kerouac "A" item. Please note that due to the weight of the glass and frame that additional postage charges will apply. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member ABAA]
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         Psychedelic" Map of Woodstock].

      New York, 1969 - The summer of love Newspaper (410 by 300mm), 20pp., map of Woodstock to front cover. The East Village Other (often abbreviated as EVO), was an American underground newspaper in New York City, New York, issued biweekly during the 1960s. It was described by The New York Times as "a New York newspaper so countercultural that it made The Village Voice look like a church circular". Published by Walter Bowart, EVO was among the first countercultural newspapers to emerge, following the Los Angeles Free Press, which had begun publishing a few months earlier. It was an important publication for the underground comix movement, featuring comic strips by artists including Robert Crumb, Kim Deitch, Trina Robbins, Spain Rodriguez, Gilbert Shelton and Art Spiegelman before underground comic books emerged from San Francisco with the first issue of Zap Comix. The present edition published August 13 1969, devotes the front cover and much of the contents to the famous Woodstock Festival of '69. This is how the BBC reported it at the time: Thousands of young people are heading home after three days and nights of sex, drugs and rock and roll at the Woodstock music festival. An estimated 400,000 youngsters turned up to hear big-name bands play in a field near the village of Bethel, New York state in what has become the largest rock concert of the decade. About 186,000 tickets were sold so promoters anticipated that around 200,000 would turn up. But on Friday night, the flimsy fences and ticket barriers had come down and organisers announced the concert was free prompting thousands more to head for the concert. Traffic jams eight miles long blocked off the area near White Lake, near Bethel, some 50 miles from the town of Woodstock. Local police estimated a million people were on the road yesterday trying to get to Woodstock. They were overwhelmed by the numbers but were impressed by a good level of behaviour. The festival's chief medical officer, Dr William Abruzzi told Rolling Stone magazine: "These people are really beautiful. There has been no violence whatsoever which is really remarkable for a crowd of this size." Those who made it to the makeshift venue were treated to performances by Janis Joplin, The Who, Grateful Dead, Canned Heat, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Jimi Hendrix, Joan Baez and Ravi Shankar. Rainstorms failed to dampen the spirits of the revellers, many high on marijuana, some dancing naked in the now muddy fields. The main organiser, 49-year-old dairy farmer Max Yasgur, who provided $50,000 and 600 acres of his land, addressed the crowds on the last day of the event. "You have proven something to the world. that half a million kids can get together for fun and music and have nothing but fun and music." There were however two deaths - a teenager was killed by a tractor as he lay in his sleeping bag and another died from a drugs overdose." The map to the front cover captures some of the drug-fuelled psychedelia of the festival in its wonderful surrealist work. The Woodstock poster logo of catbird and guitar, originally created by New York artist Arnold Skolnick for the 1969 Festival is radically transformed here, as these two motifs merge into a trio of strange guitar-headed birds, each presumably representing one of the three days of the festival. A further three guitars open up to reveal strange hidden contents, perhaps a symbolic metaphor for the amazing range of music that was expected to follow in the coming weekend. Further to this roads are seen transformed into electric leads, and guitar straps. In the foreground two naked women emerge from tubes label "Glee".

      [Bookseller: Daniel Crouch Rare Books LLP]
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         NUS. QUATORZE GRAVURES ORIGINALES PRESENTEES PAR CLAUDE-ROGER MARX.

      EDITIONS DU CERCLE EUROPEEN DE LA GRAVURE. 1969 - GRAND IN-FOLIO (46,5 X 34 X 3 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE (20) PAGES ET 14 GRAVURES A PLEINE PAGE PRESENTEES SOUS PASSE-PARTOUT ET SERPENTES, RELIURE PLEIN VEAU HAVANE, TITRE DORE SUR DOS LISSE, PLAT SUPERIEUR ORNE D?UNE GRANDE COMPOSITION EROTIQUE A FROID REPRESENTANT UN COUPLE ENLACE, COUVERTURE IMPRIMEE CONSERVEE (FRANCIS BARSALOU, RELIEUR). ILLUSTRE D?UN BANDEAU ET DE 14 GRAVURES A PLEINE PAGE, TOUTES SIGNEES ET NUMEROTEES AU CRAYON PAR L'ARTISTE. PREMIER TIRAGE LIMITE A 180 EXEMPLAIRES NUMEROTES, DONT 20 EXEMPLAIRES HORS COMMERCE. UN DES 150 EXEMPLAIRES SUR VELIN D?ARCHES, CELUI-CI PORTANT LE NUMERO 145. PETITES TRACES D'USURE EXTERIEURE, SINON BEL EXEMPLAIRE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Château de Capens]
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         Elf Lithografien zu Luis Gongora y Argote Soledades (Zusammen mit der Buchausgabe in einer Kassette)

      Buchausgabe in Halbpergamin gebunden, 8, 161 S., 1. Auflage, aus dem Spanischen übersetzt von Erich Arendt, mit den elf Reproduktionen nach den Lithographien, Auflagenhöhe 150 Exemplare, die elf Lithographien, (hier dieNummer 101), sind sämtlich signiert (Hermann Naumann, 1969) und numeriert, Größe 360 x 490 mm im Passepartout Guter Zustand

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Zinnober]
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         A Reference Guide to the Literature of Travel

      NY: Greenwood Press, 1969. Second Priting (1st Greenwood ed). Hardcover. Fine. Incl. voyages, geographical descriptions, adventures, shipwrecks and expeditions. 3 volumes. Vol 1: the old world. 404 pp; vol 2: The New World 591 pp. Vol 3 Great Britain 732 pp. Special set postage US, surface $ 18.00; foreign surface $45.00.

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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         ASKLEPIOS-RELIEFS

      - 5 Thorolith-Reliefs 18 x 23 x 2 cm, alle im Guss signiert oder monogrammiert, in Originalschachtel mit Begleitheft (20 S. mit 5 Abb.), 1969 Thorolith-Abgüsse nach Gipsoriginalen, in einer vom Künstler bestimmten Farbe. Auftragswerk der Firma Geigy, Basel, im Jahre 1969, Auflage 220 Exemplare. Gemäss Begleitheft hat Masson hier sein erstes und bis dahin einziges Relief geschaffen. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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         ASKLEPIOS-RELIEF

      - Thorolith-Relief 18 x 23 x 2 cm, im Guss signiert Auftragswerk der Firma Geigy, Basel 1969, Auflage 220 Ex. Das erste vom bedeutenden Surrealisten Masson geschaffene Relief! Selten [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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         Prophets. (Three Heads).

      New York: Kennedy Graphics. Distributed graphics by Alan Wofsy Fine Arts. 1969 - Original lithograph. 53.3 x 68.5 cm. Printed in 9 colors on Vélin d'Arches paper. Edition of 100. Hand signed and numbered in pencil. Kennedy, 291. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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         Business Adventures / Twelve classic tales from the worlds of Wall Street and the modern American corporation

      Weybright and Talley, New York 1969 - Although this copy is entirely bound in black cloth with apple green endpapers (just like the similarly sized trade editions) and states "Third printing, February, 1969" to copyright page, the absence of any price from the (unclipped) jacket front flap, and the presence of a small, square deboss to bottom of rear board at spine, tell us this is in fact a book-club edition. Author Brooks, who wrote regularly for the New Yorker (where all of these pieces first appeared, albeit "in different form"), here gives us 50 pp. on the fate of the Ford Edsel (presumably condensed from his earlier, 1963 book of that title), with additional chapters on the rise of Xerox; on David Lilienthal; on the price-rigging of industrial transformers and generators by Westinghouse, GE, and others (as revealed to the public by Sen. Estes Kefauver); on the weird social and economic distortions caused by the intricacies of the federal income tax, etc. Business. 399 pp. including index. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cat's Curiosities]
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         Door Into The Dark

      London: Faber and Faber, 1969. Near Fine. Uncorrected page proof in the form on unbound signatures, page edges untrimmed. Author, title, and "file" in pencil on blank first page, else near fine. In an envelope addressed to another poet in an unknown hand. Issued before a formal proof would have been issued, and probably circulated to only a handful of people beyond the author. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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         Les Metamorphoses Erotiques

      Paris; A l'Erotiade; 1969 - First edition, first printing. Number 119 from an edition of 300 copies. (Numbers 1 to 30 issued with a signed drypoint etching print and various additional material, numbers 31 to 150 issued with the same signed drypoint etching print and numbers 150 to 300 issued without the etching). Signed on both the etching (number 119/150) and the colopphon. Printed on loose Rives paper and held in satin boards with gilt titles. in Contained in a slightly faded slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         Les aventures de Tintin au pays des Soviets.

      Studios Hergé 1969 29,5x22,5 cm. 142 pp. Illustrated. Publisher's cloth, title on upper cover and spine. Minor wear to extremeties but overall very good. A limited reprint of the original 1930 edition. Presentation copy with dedication from Hergé to his Swedish publisher Arne Mossberg: "un souvenir d'un séjour - trop court, hélas! - à Stockholm", signed Hergé and dated 3.11.70. Printed in a limited edition of 500 copies, this is no. 353.

      [Bookseller: Rönnells Antikvariat AB]
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         Wines of the World

      Arcadia Press. Arcadia Press, London, 1969. Hardcover. No. 30 of a LIMITED EDITION of 265 copies BOUND BY ZAEHNSDORF of London and SIGNED by Andre L. Simon, full red morocco binding with grape cluster and vine leaves motif on the front cover, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers.  A fine copy in the original cloth-bound lined Solander box, the latter being slightly finger-marked and partially faded, but otherwise clean and sound. A stunning copy. . Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1969.

      [Bookseller: The Plantagenet King]
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         NOTES OF A DIRTY OLD MAN - SIGNED

      Essex House, North Hollywood 1969 - Octavo (17cm); pictorial card wrappers; 255,[1]pp. Signed by the author vertically along right side of front wrapper. Signature a bit smudged, some trivial wear to extremities, with a short, hair-line tear at crown; Near Fine and unread. Volume collecting a large portion of Bukowski's "Notes of a Dirty Old Man" column which he wrote for Open City between May, 1967 and February, 1969. The column and subsequent publication of the book made Bukowski more famous than nearly anything else he did throughout his career. The Essex House edition precedes the more common City Lights publication by four years. Uncommon signed. Krumhansl 29a. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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         Six Rusticated, Wall-Eyed Poems

      Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore 1969 - An elaborate limited edition, oversized approximately 18 1/2 x 18 1/2 inches. Consists of 6 full color silkscreen plates, printed introduction leaf, title page, and colophon page signed by both the writer and artist, housed together in white plastic case. This copy a Proof, as noted, aside from the regular edition of 200. All plates and leaves in fine condition, the plastic case with some soiling and chipping to edges. Uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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         EMPHYRIO

      Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City 1969 - Octavo. cloth. "A young man attempts to free the people of the semi-ruined city of Ambroy on the planet Halma from the benign oppression of the Lords.This is one of his best novels." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 118. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1163. Hewett and Mallett, The Work of Jack Vance, A34. Cover to Dell paperback edition affixed to rear paste-down, a nearly fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with a little rubbing to corner tips, edges and spine ends. (21522) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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         Altenbourg, Gerhard. - "Kopf Erich Arendt".

      - Lithografie / Kreidelithografie, in Schwarz, auf hellem glattem Hahnemühle-Büttenkarton, 1969. Von Gerhard Altenbourg. Auflage 85 Exemplare. 45,0 x 33,7 cm (Darstellung / Druckbild) / 50 x 37,5 cm (Blatt). Janda L 137. In der Darstellung rechts unten mit hartem Bleistift signiert und datiert: "Altenbourg 1969". - Lothar Lang schrieb zu dieser Lithografie am 7. Juli 1969 an Altenbourg: "Erich Arendt zeigte sich hellauf begeistert. (.) Er findet sich großartig porträtiert." - Originalrandiges Exemplar. Sehr guter Zustand. Gerhard Altenbourg (1926 Rödichen-Schnepfetal - 1989 Meißen). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1929 Umzug nach Altenburg. 1944-45 Soldat im Zweiten Weltkrieg. 1946-48 als Schriftsteller und Journalist tätig, Zeichenunterricht bei Erich Dietz. 1948-50 Studium an der Hochschule für Baukunst und Bildende Kunst in Weimar bei Hans Hoffmann-Lederer. 1959 Teilnahme an der documenta II in Kassel. 1961 Gastatelier an der Kunstakademie in Westberlin. 1961 Erwerb einiger Arbeiten durch das Museum of Modern Art in New York. 1962-89 Atelier in Altenburg, Annahme des Künstlernamens "Altenbourg". 1966 Burda-Preis für Grafik in München. 1968 Will-Grohmann-Preis in Westberlin. 1970 Mitglied der Akademie der Künste, Berlin. 1977 Teilnahme an der documenta 6 und Mitgliedschaft bei der ?Life Fellow of the International Biographical Association? in Cambridge. In den 1980er Jahren Ausstellungsverbot und Schließung der Ausstellungen, da er sich den offiziellen Kunstauffassungen der DDR widersetzte.Seit 1998 vergibt das Lindenau-Museum in Altenburg aller zwei Jahre den Gerhard-Altenbourg-Preis. Erich Arendt (1903 Neuruppin - 1984 Wilhelmhorst). Deutscher Dichter, wesentlicher Vertreter der Lyrik in der DDR. Bis 1923 Besuch des Lehrerseminars in Neuruppin. Danach diverse Tätigkeiten. 1925 Veröffentlichung erster Gedichte in der Zeitschrift "Der Sturm". 1926 Mitglied der KPD, 1928 Bund proletarisch-revolutionärer Schriftsteller. 1928-33 Lehrer an der reformpädagogischen Karl-Marx-Schule in Berlin-Neukölln. 1933 Emigration in die Schweiz. 1934-36 auf Mallorca als Hauslehrer tätig. Nach dem Franco-Putsch Kampf in den Internationalen Brigaden. 1939 in Frankreich, interniert. 1941 Flucht nach Kolumbien. 1950 Übersiedlung in die DDR, wo er als freier Schriftsteller arbeitete. Seine Anthologie expressionistischer Lyrik wurde von der Zensur verboten. Auf die Niederschlagung des Prager Frühlings reagierte er mit resignierten Gedichten. 1976 Unterzeichnungn des Protestschreibens gegen die Ausbürgerung von Wolf Biermann. 1983 Ausstellung "Dichtung verlangt Mitleben" in der Akademie der Künste Berlin. 1983 auf Vorschlag Christa Wolfs Nationalpreis der DDR II. Klasse. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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         The Paintings of Titian - Volume One, The Religious Paintings, 1969; Volume Two, The Portraits, 1971; Volume Three, The Mythological and Historical Paintings, 1975

      Phaidon 1969 - All are first editions. There are a few very light creases to the pages, otherwise the books are in very good/excellent condition, with no inscriptions. The dustjackets are also in very good/excellent condition - two are in protective sleeves. Further photos are available upon request. The books are just over 12" tall, and are very heavy at approx 7kg - overseas postage may be possible depending on destination but will be expensive, please enquire before buying. A very scarce set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Helen Barlow Books]
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        Notebook 1967-68

      New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1969. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author to another poet: "For - with affection from Cal."

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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