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        The Boo

      Verona, VA: McClure Press, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Publisher's blue cloth stamped in white. Fine, in a Very Good or better dust jacket with publisher's price of $4.50 intact, light rubbing, light edge wear with a short tear to the top of the front panel, and several faint water stains to the spine. A rather presentable copy of Conroy's first published work.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA ]
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        Only the Ball Was White (Jackie Robinson's Copy)

      Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliifs, New Jersey 1970 - An historic, very important ASSOCIATION copy, BELONGING TO JACKIE ROBINSON! LAID-IN IS AN IMMACULATE PRENTICE-HALL REVIEW SLIP, ADDRESSED TO JACKIE ROBINSON VIA HIS NEW YORK AGENT. An unusually clean, crisp copy to boot of the 1970 1st edition of this highly-regarded, very influential history of the Negro Leagues. Tight and Near Fine in a bright, price-intact, Near Fine dustjacket. Octavo, 406 pgs. For obvious reasons, it's almost impossible to overstate the significance of this copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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        Dante e il suo secolo

      MILANO: RIZZOLI EDITORE, 1970. XIXED. Brossurato. BUONO. 11,5 18,5. USATO

      [Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBab]
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      New York: Walker and Company, [1970]. First hardcover edition. Genre bookplate affixed to front paste down with name torn off, topstain a bit dull, a fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a touch of shelf wear to upper corner tips and spine ends. (21825). Octavo, boards. Signed by Harrison on the title page. The first of the many "interstellar adventures of a trickster hero called Slippery Jim diGriz (the eponymous rat of stainless steel)." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 342. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2136-39. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-193.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Temps zéro.

      Ed. du Seuil 1970 - . In-8 br. Récits traduits par J. Thibaudeau. E.O. il n'est pas annoncé de grand papier. Envoi autographe d'Italo Calvino au critique Claude Bonnefoy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Les Autodidactes - Aichelbaum]
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      LE MONNIER, 1970. ITALIANO 0,37 Annualità completa composta da tre volumi, fasc.1 2/3 e 4, con brossure editoriali morbide, illustrate, ingiallite ai bordi ed ai dorsi, con usura da scaffalatura e segno di colpo preso alla cima del fasc.4, pagine con bruniture del tempo, in italiano con parti di testo in latino e greco USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        The Red Rag by James McNeill Whistler

      Easthampton: Castalia Press, 1970. First edition. Hardcover. Black leatherette spine with tan boards, green spine and front cover paper labels lettered in gold. Fine. Moser, Barry. 6 leaves. 25 x 17 cm. Limited edition, copy 14 of 50, Moser's first limited edition -- signed presentation copy "for Monte & Aida 19. September. 1971 in remembrance of a first visit to my home, the first of many." With an original wood block signed by Moser reproducing the title vignette. Text from "The Gentle Art of Making Enemies." Hand-set in Goudy Oldstyle with Centaur titling; the paper is Amalfi hand-made at the Fabriano Paper Mills in Italy. Title page printed in red and black.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        Fantastic Mr Fox

      London: George Allen and Unwin, 1970. A first edition, first printing published by George Allen and Unwin in 1970. A very good+ book (or better). Small previous owners name and date to front endpaper and erased pencil price and name to rear of the same. No further inscriptions within and only light wear to the edges and corners. Rare

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Jean Baptiste Valadie b.1933 - Framed and Signed Oil, Woman with.

      20th Century - DescriptionAn impressive early example of Valadie's work. With an exhibition label verso bearing the title 'Corbeille de Fruits'. Well presented in a gilt frame. Signed. On canvas on stretchers. ConditionThere is a small loss to the paint below the woman's back, as shown in photos. Otherwise in fine condition.BiographyJean-Baptiste Valadie' is a well know French painter specialising in the depiction women. Since 1970, his passion for travelling has taken him all over the world and he regularly exhibits in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Japan, as well as in France and Europe. "The work of art is first and foremost the result of fantasy, dreams, irrationality and sensuality". His monograph details his most important works, many of which have been given considerable attention in recent years. Size: X-Large (>60cm) Framed: Yes Style: Expressionism Weight: 5000.00g [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sulis Fine Art]
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        How to Decorate a Cake (Tala Icing Book No 1716)

      Taylor, Law & Co, 1970. Paperback. Used; Acceptable. Paperback; English language; a fair reading copy. 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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        Self Portrait

      Haywire Press, New City (1970) - 8 1/2 z 9 inches, unnumbered pages, wrappers, some wear, A small unassuming first monograph by this important contemporary photographer. First Edition edition. . [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dawson's Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Picasso: Le Gout Du Bonheur: a Suite of Happy, Playful, and Erotic Drawings

      Abrams, 1970-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Limited ed. No 540 of 666. 28 pages, 71 lithographs: color illustrations. Original publisher's portfolio box; 35 cm. Printed on loose sheets of Velin d'Arches paper. This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

      [Bookseller: SequiturBooks]
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        Watercolour drawing of a European, a Redimoesoe and several Maroon people in the Surinam jungle].[Surinam?, ca. 1805-1815]. Pencil, pen, wash and watercolour on wove paper (43.5 x 55.5 cm), in a passe-partout (58.5 x 69 cm).

      - On the Redimoesoe: De Groot, "Rebellie der Zwarte Jagers", in: De Gids CXXXIII (1970), pp. 291-303. High-quality watercolour drawing of an early 19th century scene at an unidentified location, probably in what was then the Dutch colony of Surinam. It shows a European man, armed with a sabre and a pistol, pointing with a cane to a dark-skinned man dressed in short trousers and a red cap. They are surrounded by several dark-skinned Maroons: runaway African slaves or their native descendants, who settled in remote jungle regions and often came into conflict with the colonial authorities. The man with the red cap is dressed as a member of the Black Rangers, a Dutch army corps composed of black slaves, which had been formed in 1772 to fight bands of runaway slaves. The rangers were a fierce fighting force, each of them said to be worth six Dutch soldiers, and nicknamed the Redimoesoes, due to the red caps they wore until 1815. In 1805, one year into a period of British rule, a detachment of Redimoesoes rebelled and fled to join the Maroon people of the Ndyuka and Aluku (Boni). The drawing may depict an event during this episode or its aftermath, as most of the figures appear to be members of one of the Maroon peoples. The large chests in the lower right could suggest some sort of trade, but whether the Redimoesoe is a part of this trade or is simply a background extra, is unclear. With a few tears at the edges repaired with tape; sheet lightly crumbled in the middle.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat FORUM BV]
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        History of China & India, Pictorial & Descriptive, the

      London , 1970. Paperback. UsedGood. History of China & India, Pictorial & Descriptive, the Some dust/dirt on page edges from long-term storage.

      [Bookseller: SEATE SERVICES]
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        Kandinsky. Das graphische Werk. Mit 203 teils farb., gefalt. od. montierten Tafeln u. 111 Abb. auf Tafeln.

      Schauberg DuMont 1970 - 4°. XXIX(1), 504 S. OLn. m. D.- u. Rverg. u. illustr. OU. im Schuber (OU: Rücken leicht gebräunt u. minimal fleckig). Arntz I, 59. Nr. 914 v. 1500 Exemplaren. - Werkverzeichnis der gesamten Druckgraphik Kandinskys in hervorragenden Abbildungen. Im Anhang befinden sich zweifelhafte Drucke und Entwürfe u.a. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Osthoff]
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        From Cliche to Archetype

      New York: The Viking Press, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed by Author. First American edition. Inscribed by McLuhan to previous owner on front free endpaper and signed. 213pp. Original black cloth with white stamping on front, silver spine lettering. Very Good+ in Very Good shiny black dust jacket, unclipped, with some creasing and light wear. Bumped corners. A nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA ]
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        Les chapardeurs sauves xxe siecle

      L'Ecole des loisirs 1970 - Ancien livre de bibliothèque. Ammareal reverse jusqu'à 15% du prix net de ce livre à des organisations caritatives. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION Book Condition: Used, Good. Former library book. Ammareal gives back up to 15% of this book's net price to charity organizations. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Maze of Death

      New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition stated, first printing. Very Good with light rubbing to bottom edge of cloth, silver title stamping on spine is sharp and bright, lean to spine, two small stains to top edge of page block, glue stain and two-inch open tear to front free end paper partially covered with bookplate. In a Very Good dust jacket with price intact, light rubbing at folds, light wear at spine ends and a small stain to the rear panel. A lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA ]
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        Signed Photo 1970

      Signed photo, 4.5 x 6 inches, dated by the great diva in 1970 - Fair contrast, in excellent condition

      [Bookseller: Tamino Autographs]
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        The Chinese Obelisks: Fourth Alphabet. The Osbick Bird. Donald Has a Difficulty. [Three books from the Fantod Press]

      Fantod Press, New York 1970 - Three side-stapled paperbacks, each measuring approximately 5-inches by 6-inches. This set does not have the original envelope. Covers and pages are clean; just a whisper of rubbing on the stapled spine fold. An outstanding set. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ex Libris Books]
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        Bruce Mauman L A AIR LA AIR

      - New York, Multiples, 1970. 30,6 x 30,6 cm, stapled. One of Nauman's iconic books and his contribution to the Artists & Photographs box. The book is enterely made up with color photographs of the poluted LA sky. Edition of 1200 copies with his printed signature on the back cover. Near mint copy.

      [Bookseller: De blinde reiziger]
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        Down Home With The Bailem County Kids

      N.p.: S.i., [ca.early 1970's]. Paperback. A substantial and compelling work, anonymously-written and set in the fictitious Bailem County, Down Home With The Bailem County Kids is centered around the daily lives and adventures of a group of African-American kids, ranging in age from elementary to lower high school. The creator builds a realistic and detailed world around the characters, fusing elements reminiscent of Peanuts, The Little Rascals, Fat Albert, Archie, and Good Times. The fictitious setting comes across clearly as economically depressed, and the language used by the characters slips between being cogent and what one of the characters describes as "a Harlem Ghetto Accent." Prominent among the recurring characters are Bitty Beans and her best friend Dolly Stevens, friends Edith, Shirley, and Mablishka, along with boys Booful and Jim Bradshaw. The storyboards, in addition to chronicling the characters' daily lives and hijinks, deal with deeper issues and themes of African-American identity, class, prejudice, physical appearance, love, underage drinking, and corporal punishment. Violence, while dealt with in a light-hearted manner, is a recurring theme in each of the 11 stories, which involved Dolly Stevens doling out black eyes or getting others into fights. The most curious and visually dazzling story is "Zit the Magnificent," a 38-page tale composed in full color, involving a talking dog who performs with a traveling circus comprised of all Black performers. While authorship for this volume and place of publication are unattributed, given the recurring female characters, nature of their dialogue, and attention to detail regarding their style of dress, we suspect the cartoonist was a young woman, possibly high school or college-aged. In several stories, repeated references are made to traveling to or visiting "Rockston"; it is possible the city referenced is the town of Roxton, Texas (formerly Rockston or Rockstown), located some 18 miles southwest of Paris in Lamar County. Quarto (35.5cm); sketchbook bound in full black faux-leather; [232]pp. Fully-used, but for 20pp; inconsistently paginated by the artist, the volume contains 11 individually titled cartoon strips, composed in ballpoint pen, graphite, and colored felt-tipped marker, and told across 1,461 consecutively numbered panels. Spine, hinges, and right board edges reinforced with masking tape, some wear along upper and lower board edges, with some occasional shallow staining to text edges, none compromising legibility; Very Good+.

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      La table ronde, 1970. Francese 0,2 Brossura editoriale ingiallita e con minime tracce d'uso, sovraccoperta illustrata, ingiallita e con lievissimi segni del tempo, pagine leggermente ingiallite ai bordi, fioritura ai tagli USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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      LONGANESI & C, MILANO 1970 - IL CAMMEO ITALIANO N.256 della collana, rilegatura editoriale cartonata, con titoli al dorso e lievi tracce d'uso, sovraccoperta illustrata in ambedue i lati, ingiallita ai bordi e con lievi segni di usura ai bordi, pagine ingiallite attorno ai testi, con 20 illustrazioni in nero nei testi e 18 fuori testo

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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      ALDO MARTELLO, MILANO 1970 - ITALIANO Unica traduzione autorizzata di Olga Ceretti Borsini, rilegatura editoriale in tutta tela verde, con tassello rosso e titoli d'oro al dorso e con lievissima fioritura, sovraccoperta illustrata, ingiallita, con lieve fioritura ed usura ai bordi, con acetato trasparente, pagine leggermente ingiallite attorno ai testi, illustrazioni in nero, fioritura ai tagli

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Mardi Gras in New Orleans: A Photographic Essay

      [New Orleans?]: Published by the author, 1970. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. 1970, First Edition, self-published. A rare book -- OCLC locates only 4 copies. Softcover, illustrated throughout in b&w, approximately 120 pages. Near Fine. Sharp, clean copy. Only one nude image -- a man urinating in the street. Plenty of men in uniform, marching bands, frat boys, drunks, beer bottles, coeds and flamboyant dress.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB ]
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        Arizona Wildlife Trophies - Volumes 1-9

      Arizona Wildlife Federation 0, Phoenix and Mesa, Az - The first nine editions - 1970 through 2010 complete. Including BOTH the soft covered and hard covered editions of the first edition. A record of Arizona big game hunting compiled b the trophy records committee of the Ariz. Wildlife Federation with the cooperation of the Arizona Game and FIsh Dept. 1st ed 1970 - complimentary copy from the Federation; 1975 - #905 of 1,000; 1980 - #42 of 1,500; 1985 #40 of 1,000; 1990- #45 of 1,500 (as new in orig. printed cloth). 1995 - #40 of 1,500; 2000 - #40 of 1,500; 2005 - #40 of 1,500; 2010 - #40 of 1,000 (as new in dust jackets). A complete run of the first 40 years. And with the rare soft covered first edition. Sold only as a complete set. Extra postage required. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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      IN AEDIBUS LIVIANIS, 1970. LATINO 0,53 2 volumi, n.162-163 e 164-165 della collana, con brossure editoriali morbide, ingiallite, con fioritura e lievi segni di usura ai bordi ed al dorso, pagine ingiallite attorno ai testi, fioritura ai tagli USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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      ALDO MARTELLO, 1970. ITALIANO 0,76 Unica traduzione autorizzata di Olga Ceretti Borsini, rilegatura editoriale in tutta tela verde, con tassello rosso e titoli d'oro al dorso e con lievissima fioritura, sovraccoperta illustrata, ingiallita, con lieve fioritura ed usura ai bordi, con acetato trasparente, pagine leggermente ingiallite attorno ai testi, illustrazioni in nero, fioritura ai tagli USATO

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        MARINO MARINI. L'Oeuvre complet. Avec lithographie originale

      XXe Siècle 1970 - Société Internationale d'Art XXe Siècle, Paris et Marino Marini, Milan. Imprimé en Italie par Amilcare Pizzi S.p.A. - Milano. Version en langue française. Achevé d'imprimer le 5 septembre 1970 ; les 50 premiers exemplaires de cet ouvrage comportent une lithographie originale en couleurs de Marino MARINI (1901-1980, sculpteur, peintre italien) signée et numérotée de 1 à 50. Notre exemplaire de ce tirage de tête est bien accompagné de sa lithographie « Cavalier » sur papier Japon (numérotée 17 ?), tirage à part de 50 exemplaires (+ 8 exemplaires d'artiste I à VIII), ainsi que de la fiche des errata. Ouvrage partiellement paginé, 507 pages. Plusieurs auteurs, dont Herbert Read pour l'introduction. Richement illustré, en noir et en couleurs. Catalogues raisonnés. Couverture rigide de l'éditeur, reliure cuir ( ? ) habillée d'un rhodoïd de protection, lettrage en dorure. Sous emboîtage rigide, environ 36.5 x 27 x 5.5 cm. Ouvrage et emboîtage pesant ensemble 4.4 KG, le colis pourrait dépasser les 5 kilos, prévoir un supplément pour les frais de port ; nous vous renseignons volontiers. Etat : très bon. Emboîtage : bon, taché sur un côté (trainées d'encre ?), petits frottements, accrocs. Rhodoïd avec petit manque (accident) en haut, sans incidence. Couverture : très bon. Intérieur : très bon. Lithographie : très bon. 35.5 x 26.5 x 5 cm 4410g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      np: np, 1970. First Edition. Wraps. Near fine. 8vo. Publisher's wraps in original glassine. Touches of toning and edgewear to glassine, with price sticker at front flap. Trivial touches of wear to wraps. Interior bright and clean, with distributor label pasted at inside of rear wrap. Near fine. The last of Ruscha's books in his "house style," a 7" x 5.5" format, with forty-eight pages and a three-line title printed on cream wrappers with a glassine dust jacket. A selection of sober black and white photographs of vacant lots in and around Los Angeles. The opportunities of the title are reflected in the openness of the vacant lots, a blank slate on which one can project their fantasies of a different life, a sort of synecdoche of Los Angeles. As Peter Schjeldahl said of Ruscha's work, "To know the art of Ed Ruscha, you should know something about Los Angeles, and the reverse: knowing something about Ruscha's art with help you with Los Angeles." [Phillpot, CATALOGUE RAISONNE, 74].

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        La Costituzione della Repubblica nei lavori preparatori della Assemblea Costituente. Vol. I - Sedute dal 25 giugno 1946 al 16 aprile 1947; Vol. II - Sedute dal 17 aprile 1947 al 19 maggio 1947; Vol. III - Sedute dal 20 maggio 1947 al 28 luglio 1947; Vol. IV - Sedute dal 29 luglio 1947 al 30 ottobre 1947; Vol. V - Sedute dal 6 novembre 1947 al 22 dicembre 1947; Vol. VI - Commissione per la Costituzione. Adunanza plenaria, Sedute dal 20 luglio 1946 al 1¡ febbraio 1947; I Commissione, Sedute dal 26 luglio 1946 al 19 dicembre 1946; Vol. VII - Commissione per la Costituzione. II Sottocommissione, Sedute dal 26 luglio 1946 al 30 gennaio 1947; Vol. VIII - Commissione per la Costituzione. II Sottocommissione, I Sezione - Sedute dal 19 dicembre 1946

      Camera dei Deputati - Segretariato Generale 1970-1971, Roma - Ottimo stato generale di conservazione LXXXVIII + XVII + XIX + XXI + XXI + XXX + XXXIV + XXVII + complessive 2335 p. 8 voll 290x215 mm

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        The Beatles: "Let it Be" (Original poster for the 1970 film documentary)

      Apple Corps / United Artists, London and New York 1970 - Original one sheet poster for the 1970 film documentary.Some have claimed that "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster" (2004) was the first documentary to inadvertently document the deconstruction of a rock band, but Michael Lindsay-Hogg beat them to it by 34 years. "Let It Be," originally conceived as a documentary that would accompany a performance broadcast on television, morphed into a feature film when the broadcast idea was dropped. The director had no idea going into the project how much conflict had developed within the band, and unwittingly wound up putting onto celluloid a picture of what was the most acrimonious and confused time in the band's storied 6-year career. A fascinating document that became the fascinating final project to be released by The Beatles.27 x 41 inches (105 x 89 cm). Folded, Near Fine.

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      PAYOT, Paris 1970 - BIBLIOTHEQUE HISTORIQUE Francese Brossura editoriale illustrata, ingiallita, scolorita, con lievissima fioritura ed usura da scaffalatura, pagine brunite attorno ai testi e con sottolineature con matita rossa da pag.135 a 140

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        One Hundred Years of Solitude.

      Harper & Row, Publishers, New York 1970 - First American edition of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's magnum opus. Octavo, original green cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa. Inscribed and dated by Gabriel Garcia Marquez in 1981 (the year he won the Nobel Prize in literature) on the dedication page. Also signed by the translator Gregory Rabassa with the added opening sentence from this novel, "Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendia was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice. Gregory Rabassa." Fine in a very good first issue dust jacket with a few closed tears and wear to the extremities. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. "One Hundred Years of Solitude chronicles the life of Macondo, a fictional town based in part of Garcia Marquez's hometown of Aracataca, Colombia, and seven generations of the founding family, the Buendias. He creates a complex world with characters and events that display the full range of human experience. For the reader, the pleasure of the novel derives from its fast-paced narrative, humor, vivid characters, and fantasy elements. In this 'magic realism', the author combines imaginative flights of fancy with social realism to give us images of levitating priests, flying carpets, a four-year-long rainstorm, and a young woman ascending to heaven while folding sheets" (NYPL Books of the Century 31). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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