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        Islands in the Stream.

      New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1970 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in black morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first printing. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Fornicon.

      Zürich, Diogenes, 1970.. 61 lose Tafeln (Blatt) Illustratioenen m. erotischen Karikaturen von Tomi Ungerer, 1 Bogen Text mit Vorwort von Walter Killy, kl.- folio ( 38 x 29 cm ), Or.- HLwd.- Kassette m. blindgeprägtem Titel. 25. Werk für den Club ( Klub ) der Bibliomanen.- Auf festem Büttenkarton gedruckt, darunter 7 Blätter auf leichtem, blau kariertem Karton. - Eins von 300 Exemplaren der Luxusausgabe in sehr guter Erhaltung. - Der Titel nummeriert und signiert.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        HIROSHIMA NOW [Signed]

      Shinya Sohsho Sha, Tokyo, Japan 1970 - Hardcovered book with an original dustjacket. A complete set. Signed by Ishiguro on its flyleaf. Although the margins are lightly sunburned, the book itself and also the plates inside still keep very good condition; almost no outstanding rubbed nor chipped spot. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        ORIGINAL AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT: THE HANDKERCHIEF TREE

      1970 - Seven pages of plain quarto sized paper, written on rectos only. Approx. 1000 words, with occasional corrections. Cover page inscribed by Bates, "For Frank and Joan: - just a little return for a wonderful day. Let me have the typescript back one day at your convenience (sorry! I meant when you have time!) with love HE. June 23 / 70". With a photocopy of the typescript. Also with a letter from Frank Rodwell, thanking Bates for this manuscript and for the typescript of "The Triple Echo", commenting how he would have it bound with the manuscript and also asking "Do you not feel, as I do, that The Triple Echo would make a wonderful film" (it was filmed in 1972 staring Glenda Jackson and Oliver Reed). An essay published in In Living (December 1970) in which Bates relates a visit to a nearby garden containing two specimens of the Handkerchief Tree, and tells the tale of its rediscovery in 1899 by Ernest Henry Wilson.

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        ZigZag: 14 - 17 - 18 - 19 - 23 - 26 - 27 - 28 - 29 - 30 - 38 - 41 - 43 - 45 - 47 - 48 - 50 - 51 - 52 - 55 - 58 - 59 - 60 - 63 - 68 - 70 (26 issues)

      North Marston, Bucks: M&T Printers Ltd./London: Spicebox Books/Reading: Prestagate Ltd., 1970-1977 - No. 14. A Near fine copy with articles on The Byrds, Bob Dylan, Jellybread, Country Joe, Fairport Convention, Beefheart, Medicine Head and more. This issue is noted for the first (and very basic) example of Peter Frame's "Rock Family Trees" of The Byrds. No. 17. A near fine copy with articles on John Mayall, Jack Eliott, Brinsleys, Roy Harper, Stooges, Wild Angels, Quintessence. This issue is noted for the second (and still basic) example of Peter Frame's "Rock Family Trees" of John Mayall. No. 18. A near fine copy with articles on Groundhogs - Tony McPhee, Quiver, Steeleye Span, Lou Reed, Chuck Berry, Steamhammer. No. 19. A near fine copy with articles on (The Face) Rod Stewart, Duster Bennett, Allman Bros., Help Yourself, The Stones, Grateful Dead, Genesis. No. 23. A near fine copy with articles on Rory Gallagher, John Sebastian, Colin Blunstone, Stoneground, Fairport Convention, Big Brother. No. 26. A very good copy with articles on Jerry Garcia & The Grateful Dead, Hawkwind, Joe Cocker, Dave Van Ronk, Greenwich Village, Quicksilver, Dan Hicks, Deke Leonard, Charlatans, Droop. No. 27. A very good copy with articles on Jimmy Page, Bridget St. John, Ducks Deluxe, Stardust, Kinks, Procol Harum, Traffic, Barclay James, Steve Stills, Byrds. Sadly the "Free Monty Python Record Inside" is no more. No. 28. A near fine copy with articles on The Byrds, Led Zeppelin (Jimmy Page part 2), The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Kim Fowley, Kevin Ayers, Soft Machine, Love, Stealers Wheel, Donleavy. No. 29. A near fine copy with articles on Genesis, Eagles, Everly Bros, Captain Beefheart, Byrds, Johnny Speight, Burrito Brothers. No. 30. A very good copy with articles on Keith Reid - Procol Harum, Elton John, Neil Sedaka, Ry Cooder, Byrds. No. 38. A very good copy with articles on Quicksilver Messenger Service, Loggins & Messina, Ben Sidran, Richard Greene, John Stewart. No. 41. A very good copy with articles on Quicksilver, John Martyn, Byrds, David Blue, Free, Moby Grape, Michael Fennelly, Gene Parsons, Byrds. No. 43. A very good copy with articles on Pete Townshend, Arthur Lee, Man, Bees Make Honey, Jackie Lomax, Steely Dan, Tim Hardin. No. 45. A near fine copy with articles on Grateful Dead, Bert Jansch, Rick Nelson, Russ Ballard, Bruce Springsteen. No. 47. A near fine copy with articles on Grace Slick, Rick Nelson, Redwing, Keith Richard, Chilli Willi, Roy Harper. No. 48. A good copy with articles on Jesse Winchester, Butts Band, John Sebastian, Arthur Lee, Neil Young, Curt Boetcher, Tim Buckley. Page 19-20 is loose, pages 21-22 and 33-34 are missing. No. 50. A very good copy with articles on Linda Ronstadt, Lindisfarne, Nico, Neil Young, Little Feat, Sneaky Pete Kleinow, Arthur Lee. No. 51. A very good copy with articles on Wishbone Ash, Wilko Johnson - Dr. Feelgood, Norman Greenbaum, Gentle Giant, Henry Cow, Ian Hunter Family Tree. No. 52. A very good copy with articles on Lou Reed, Wishbone Ash, Country Rock, Caravan, The Flying Burrito Brothers' Family Tree, John Cipollina, The Strawbs. No. 55. A near fine copy with articles on Tim Buckley, Midsummer Madness, Joe Walsh Chart (Family Tree), Simon Stokes, Todd Rundgren, Gerry Rafferty, Jack Bruce Family Tree, Moonrider. No. 58. A very good copy with articles on Bob Dylan, Commander Cody, Nick Kent, Blue Oyster Cult, Kaleidoscope, Barry Melton. No. 59. A very good copy with articles on Gram Parsons, Kaleidoscope, 10cc, James Burton, Country Joe, Nick Kent. No. 60. A very good copy with articles on Procol Harum, Nils Lofgren, Sons of Champlin, J.J. Cale, Graham Parker, Kaleidoscope, Punk Rock, Eddie & The Hot Rods. No. 63. A very good copy with articles on Ian Hunter, Little Feat, Jethro Tull, Flamin' Groovies, Clover. No. 68. A very good copy with articles on Jackson Browne, Graham Parker, Ian Matthews, Santana. No. 70. A very good copy with articles on Iggy Pop, Ry Cooder, Nils Lofgren, Jackson Browne. Please contact us at ygrbooks.ch, where you can study a fully illustrated catalogue. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yves G. Rittener - YGRbookS]
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        The Playboy of the Western World

      Barre, Massachusetts: Imprint Society 1970 - 4to., yellow cloth with decorative cover design lettered in gilt; publisher's slipcase, with original wrapper around band; bookplate. Imprint Society edition. One of 1950 numbered copies, signed by the illustrator Louis Le Brocquy and the editor Stanley Sultan. A gorgeous copy of Synge's seminal work. Shipping extra [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Otto DIX: Das Graphische Werk. The deluxe edition.

      Hanover: Verlag Schmidt-Kuster, 1970 - Hanover: Verlag Schmidt-Kuster, 1970, first edition, one of 80 deluxe copies with the original etching "Nelly II" (portrait of artist's daughter, Karsch 122), signed and numbered by Otto Dix, printed in sepia-brown in 1924 (one of 80 copies from the original stock). Text in German, 10 x 8.5 in (25 x 22 cm), 354 pages, circa 400 illustrations + over 100 color and b&w plates; cloth in dust jacket with slipcase, in excellent condition. The deluxe edition of Otto Dix's catalogue raisonné of the prints. Arntz I, 34; Karsch 122. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gemini Fine Books & Arts, Ltd. (ABAA)]
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        8 x 10 Art Portfolio [14 Sheets]

      [New York: Jeanie Black and Ely Raman]. (1970-1972). Artist publication. A collection of 14 sheets, all fine, housed in a toned folder splitting at several of the folds, very good. A portfolio magazine created by photographer Jeanie Black and Fluxus artist Ely Raman, published over nine issues between 1970-1972. This issue includes a "wallpaper piece" by Black, a "stamp drawing" by Raman, six penciled drawings from Mel Perkarsky's Landscape series, an onionskin tracing by Wertheim, a double-sided "Real Money" piece from Dana W. Atchley, and a "found art" photo of two mannequins. Asked many years later about the publication, Raman commented: "I realize that our historical consciousness (or self-consciousness?) was notably absent. The issues were not numbered or dated, the contributions often not properly identified (or footnoted) and we did not include serious (academic) verbiage identifying what we were doing in the context of art. Too busy making art to write or talk about it." The lack of documentation, the generic title, and the seeming randomness of each issue makes finding other copies of the publication difficult. While there are several sets at institutions, individual issues are quite scarce in the trade. .

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

      Cameo 1970 - ANN GRIFFIN (DEAN KOONTZ penname) - FLESH WAGER, published by Cameo #8066, copyright 1970, First printing. This book is one of a number of 30 or so books that Dean Koontz wrote for Cameo books early in his career under various pennames (like Linda Mitchell or Leonard Chris), and one book he actually published under his own name (Bounce Girl). Dean Koontz has since disavowed and otherwise denied having ever written such books (besides Bounce Girl which was published under his own name and the Leonard Chris book "Hung"), but the evidence is undisputable: The Library of Congress confirms that Gerda Ann Koontz (Dean's wife) holds the copyrights to this book. "Gracie" is one of the five names listed in the dedication of the gothic romance "Demon Child" (which Koontz wrote under the penname of Deanna Dwyer). All five of the first names listed in the dedication of "Demon Child" have turned out to be pseudonyms that Dean had used for this particular "Adult" literature. In an article written by Dean Koontz entitled "Dean's Drive" in the sci-fi fanzine Energumen #8 (6/71), Dean Koontz admitted to writing 30 of these books in 1970 (including "Share The Warm Flesh" and "Flesh Wager" - this book), along with Pig Society and The Underground Lifestyles Handbook (both of which were also published by the same publisher, Cameo books in 1970). One of the titles that Dean Koontz admits to having written ("Thirteen and Ready") was written under the penname of Ann Griffin. In an early sci-fi fanzine, Beabohema #8 (1970), Dean Koontz again talked about writing these books. The authors initials (A.G.) are simply Dean's wife's initials in reverse. One of the Ann Griffin cameo books "Protest Ball," lists the author's address as Harrisburg, Pennsylviania (where Dean and his wife were living in 1970). Finally, in Dean Koontz's writing how-to book "How to Write Popular Fiction" (1972), he refers to these books and specifically to the Ann Griffin penname. Book has very faint vertical spine creasing, no spine lean, no cover creases, no soiling or staining to covers, no former owner markings or used bookstore markings inside, no missing pages, no creased page corners, pages are flat and tight, pages are age yellowing, very slight edge wear, just a hint of color rubbing wear to covers (common defect due to the all-green cover). Overall a VG+/FINE- book of this rare 1970s Dean Koontz pen name book. I have a number of other U.S. and U.K. Dean Koontz 1st printing hardcover/ paperback/magazine appearances up for sale. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Far North Collectible Books]
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        Hallelujah Suite. Psalm 150

      New York: Kennedy Graphics, Mourlot Graphics, 1970-71. Distributed graphics by Alan Wofsy Fine Arts. 50 original bound lithographs (including images and calligraphy). Printed on Arches. One of the 240 numbered copies from the edition of 250. Original cloth binding and slipcase, each with gold embossed leather titles. 42 x 44 cm. page size. Prescott, 258-83.

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        HALLELUJAH TWENTY-FOUR LITHOGRAPHS BY ... ILLUSTRATING THE ONE-HUNDRED-AND-FIFTIETH PSALM FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT OF THE HOLY BIBLE

      New York: Published by Kennedy Graphics, [1970].. Oblong small folio (42 x 45 cm; 17.75 x 16.75"). Publisher's cloth, with two large gilt labels. Faint offsetting of text to facing pages, otherwise fine, enclosed in a cloth folding clamshell case with large gilt leather label and inset printed key (showing a bit of offset from one of the labels). First edition of the last project completed by Shan prior to his death, consisting of twenty-four original lithographs of illustrative matter facing decorated Hebrew text. Introduction by Bernada Bryson Shahn, and with a dedicatory memorial letter to Shahn by Fernand Mourlot. One of 240 numbered copies, from a total edition of 250 copies, with the lithographs printed by Mourlot Graphics, and the letterpress by the Spiral Press. It would appear that at least a portion of the edition was distributed unbound.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        L'Iris de Suse

      NRF Gallimard 1970 - In-8 (14 x 21,5 cm), broché, couverture à rabats, 243 pages, non coupé, EDITION ORIGINALE, un des 60 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin de Hollande van Gelder : exemplaire n°46 ; très légère insolation au dos, excellent état. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        [Portfolio]: Dreams: Eleven Lithographs

      New York: Kennedy Graphics. 1970. First. Large folio. Eleven original color lithographs. Each is one of 100 numbered copies Signed by the artist, and printed by Mourlot. Prints are fine, the exterior paper portfolio is a little stained, and is very good. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Ben-Gurion Calls for a Jerusalem Home for the Bible Society: "every spiritual idea, for it to exist and exert influence, needs a physical structure, too, a central home"

      1970 - Letter Signed to Menasche Elissar. 17 Kislev 5731, December 15, 1970. 1 p., 8 1/2 x 11 in. Form letter on "The World Jewish Bible Society" letterhead. In Hebrew. Also see item #22355, where Ben Gurion reexamines a Bible story after discussion with the chairman of the World Jewish Bible Society. Partial Translation"Much Shalom!I would invite you to become a member of the council of the Bible House in Jerusalem. The proponents of the Bible House have given consideration to the fact that every spiritual idea, for it to exist and exert influence, needs a physical structure, too, a central home. The uniqueness of Jerusalem, the city of the prophets and the capital of Israel, makes it appropriate that a House be established in it to collect inside every commentary, book and creation that has been thought of and created in Judaism through the generations regarding the Book of Books, and every creation by the sages of the nations of the world that displays the influence of the Bible. The House, with its book collections and educational exhibits, will serve as a place of study for the lovers of Torah, the youth and adults who will come to it in order to increase their knowledge of the Book of Books and its interpretations. The House will also serve as a gravitational center for residents of this country when they go up to Jerusalem, and to tourists from the Diaspora, who will be able to absorb in it the spirit of the Book of Books. More details about the House's content and its purpose can be found in the attached brochure, which contains things said during the ground breaking ceremony.The initiating committee hopes you will agree to lend a helping hand to the establishment of this cultural center in Jerusalem. We await your reply.Blessings,D. Ben-Gurion [Signature]D. Ben GurionPresident of the Israel Society for Biblical Research"Historical Background Building a permanent home for the Israeli Center for Biblical Research was one of Ben-Gurion's favorite projects. He envisioned a compound overlooking Jerusalem and the Mount of Olives with a research library, exhibit and museum space, and educational facilities. Intended for the study of the Hebrew Bible, the research center would be the headquarters for the World Jewish Bible Society. Ground was broken on October 18, 1970, but the building was never completed.David Ben-Gurion, Israeli politician; proclaimed Israeli independence in 1948, becoming the new independent nation's first Prime Minister after years as the head of the Zionist movement; changed his name from Gryn to Ben-Gurion, "Son of the Lion Cub." Even in retirement, Ben-Gurion's crusade to strengthen and enrich the state and people of Israel did not end.

      [Bookseller: Seth Kaller Inc.]
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        MY SWEET-ORANGE TREE

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1970 - And the first English-language edition, preceding the UK edition by a year. A clean, Fine copy of the book in a bright, fresh jacket that is also just about Fine, save for a small indentation on the front panel near the spine. Originally published in Brazil in 1968 and translated into English here by Edgar Miller, Jr. A classic coming of age story, following the mischievous and precocious five-year old Zeze. A classic in much of the Latin American world, the story is only just gaining popularity within the US market. Fine in Fine. dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        INSOMNIA, OR THE DEVIL AT LARGE

      Albuquerque: Loujon Press, [1970].. Folio. Quarto spiralbound book in foil wrapper and twelve lithographed broadside reproductions of watercolors, plus frontis and special colophon/title leaf, enclosed in publisher's folding cloth clamshell box. Fine. First edition, special issue (distributed ca. 1971). This present copy is one of twenty copies specially cased and distributed as a memorial fund-raiser for the publisher. It includes a frontispiece portrait of Henry Miller by Paul Giovanopoulos not included in the regular issues (1/30 numbered and signed in pencil by the artist in the margin), along with a manuscript note by Mrs. Jon Webb, and a specially printed title leaf for the portfolio (not noted by the bibliographers, who oddly denote this a second "edition," which it is not). Although not called for, each of the plates of watercolors by Miller is signed by him in the margin (generally near the facsimile signature), in ink, rather than pencil, as was the case with the more exclusive regular issues. This rather awkward production was ill-starred from its initial conception, when an edition of 999 copies was envisioned; reality soon sunk in, and the edition was reduced to 699 copies. In the end, only three hundred of the original wood cases were completed, and some of the more lavish deluxe issues - A through F - were issued in far smaller numbers than intended. A portion of the edition was then offered as the "Economy" issue, without the wooden case, but with the reproductions. Apart from the original issue 'A' (12 copies with an original watercolor by Miller), this is the most limited of the distributed issues, and the clamshell box is far preferable to the wood slide-case (with the famous photo of Miller astride a toilet) that accompanied a portion of the other issues. Extra postage. S&J A175k.

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        Blue Movie

      New York: Grove Press. (1970). First. First edition. Paperback original. Illustrated with over 100 stills from the film. Toning and modest wear to the wrappers, a good plus copy. Signed three times by Warhol: on the front cover, and twice inside the book. Andy tries his hand at porn in a film featuring Viva and Louis Waldron. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Chapeaugaga ovvero academic micmac

      1970 - Livre d'occasion Petit In-8° (18,1 x 14,7 cm), en feuilles, sous couverture muette rempliée, ruban violet, chemise et étui d'éditeur titré en long au dos. Condition : Édition originale illustrée de 15 gravures à l'eau-forte en couleurs d'Enrico Baj dont 8 hors-texte et 1 à double page. Tirage limité à 100 exemplaires, celui-ci portant le n°37 signé par l'auteur et l'artiste au colophon et enrichi d'un bel envoi autographe signé de l'auteur contresigné par l’illustrateur : "Exemplaire de Raymond Queneau (qui a bien choisi son académie) ses amis André P. M. baj". Truffé d'une carte postale, illustrée au recto de la reproduction d'un collage de Baj, rédigée à l'encre au verso par l'artiste et expédiée le 18 juillet 1967 de Milan. Baj y évoque l'éditeur Tosi et l'envoi d'un document par celui-ci. Un an plus tôt en 1966, Tosi et Bellasich éditèrent un livre de Queneau illustré par Baj : Meccano ou l'Analyse matricielle du langage. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        A pen drawing by Robert Lenkiewicz with the caption "The folly of the alchemists. After Urs Graf, in J. Scheible, Das Kloster, Vol. I, Stuttgart, 1845." Not dated but probably executed in the 1970s. [ circa 1970 ].

      - The drawing is in ink (probably executed with some sort of fine marker) on a sheet of white paper, with a caption immediately below the design reading "The folly of the alchemists. After Urs Graf, in J. Scheible, Das Kloster, Vol. I, Stuttgart, 1845." The size of the image and immediate surrounds (as shown) is approx. 6.5 inches high x 10.5 inches wide (165mm high x 265mm wide). The image is drawn "landscape" on a sheet that is 13 inches high x 10.25 inches wide (330mm high x 260mm wide). Robert Oscar Lenkiewicz (1941 - 2002) was a renowned British artist, Hermeticist, and student of the alchemical arts, who was also well-known as an eccentric and book-collector. He was a regular visitor to the British Library and the British Museum, where he made careful sketches based on the illustrations and diagrams that were relevant to his studies that he found in rare alchemical manuscripts and books. This is one such drawing, apparently done after a much earlier woodcut that was reproduced in the famous German collection of early magical and Hermetic texts, "Das Kloster." It is one of a number of such sketches, some loose, some housed in a large folio entitled "On Alchemical Apparatus" that were evidently related to his personal researches into the subject rather than being "finished artworks" intended for exhibition or sale. As such it is not signed, although we do provide a guarantee and certificate of authenticity. Two small holes punched in the extreme left margin, neither of which are near the image area. The merest hint of discoloration, but over all in VG + condition and would frame nicely. A good opportunity to acquire an authentic and intimate memento of this fascinating artist & hermeticist, at a fraction of the price that one of his own finished artworks would fetch.

      [Bookseller: Weiser Antiquarian Books, Inc.]
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        [Screenplay]: The Silent Flute [Circle of Iron]

      Pingree-Panpiper Productions. 1970. Screenplay, "October 19, 1970." Foreword by Bruce Lee. Quarto. 70pp. Bradbound in printed blue wrappers. Near fine with some toning on the front wrap, some bumping on a couple corners, and the title written in the lower page ends as typical. The screenplay for the unrealized Lee film that was shelved after his untimely death in 1973. The film, about a martial arts expert, played by James Coburn, who must pass three trials to obtain a book containing martial art secrets, was to costar Lee playing different roles along the fighter's journey. The story was a joint effort by Lee, Coburn, and his longtime friend, Stirling Silliphant, an Academy Award-winning screenwriter (In The Heat of the Night) who penned the screenplay in a "European" form that reads like a treatment without scene breakdowns or camera directions. Lee hoped the picture would bring Eastern Philosophy to a Western audience, as he states in the script's two-page foreword. The film was rewritten as the abysmal 1978 Circle of Iron starring Jeff Cooper in the Coburn role with David Carradine stepping in for Lee, along with Eli Wallach, Christopher Lee, and Roddy McDowall. Rare. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Arthurian Trilogy plus Postscript. THE CRYSTAL CAVE; THE HOLLOW HILLS; THE LAST ENCHANTMENT; THE WICKED DAY. Signed

      Hodder & Stoughton, 1970-1983., London - Stewart, Mary. Arthurian Trilogy plus Postscript. Signed. THE CRYSTAL CAVE; THE HOLLOW HILLS; THE LAST ENCHANTMENT; THE WICKED DAY. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1970-1983. Four First Edition Volumes in all. First Printings. The first volume, The Crystal Cave", First Edition of the first book of the author's Merlin Series. An early Presentation Copy, inscribed in the year of publication on the front free endpaper. "For / Judy Hughes / With all good wishes / Mary Stewart / July 16th 1970". A near fine copy in black paper covered boards, gilt titles to the spine, top edge stained red in a bright, fresh, price-clipped pictorial dustwrapper showing slight use at the heel and crown of the spine and top edge of the rear panel. A lovely copy indeed of this masterful retelling of the Arthurian legend and winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature in 1971 and the Frederick Niven prize. The second volume, The Hollow Hills - publisher's green textured paper covered boards with maroon and gilt on the spine; green top edge; map endpapers. A near fine copy in p/c dustwrapper showing minimal use. [A lovely untitled folded printed poem "One key to the latch / Of a door to a place." pasted to the front pastedown, inscribed in an unknown hand in red ink: " Merry Christmas and / a very / Happy New Year / Much love / Mary Stewart and Wolfgang"]. The third volume, The Last Enchantment, in the publisher's original brown textured paper covered boards, gilt spine title, map endpapers - A fine Presentation Copy in dustwrapper neatly inscribed: "For Ross with love from the author / Mary Stewart" and a fourth volume postscript to the trilogy - The Wicked Day. A fine copy in dustwrapper, neatly inscribed again: "For Ross with the author's love and thanks / Mary Stewart" An excellent set. [30201] $2775 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        All Religions are One

      London: Trainon Press for the William Blake Trust, 1970 - Copy Number 50 of 882 copies. 4to. Ten plates in facsimile. Half morocco and boards. Vellum book label of Julia P. WIghtman. Fine in slipcase [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Nightmare [Original signed print]

      [San Francisco, n.d., early 1970s] - Striking and characteristic R. Crumb image, the great American underground cartoonist's hommage to Fuseli's celebrated painting of the same title, rendered in a contemporary setting with a smirking, crouching figure perched atop a sleeping big-hipped gal in knee boots and short dress No. 67 of 75, numbered and signed by the artist ("R. Crumb") in pencil beneath the image. Image approx. 18 x 20 inches. . Matted and framed (28 x 31 inches overall). Fine. Uncommon [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Mardi Gras in New Orleans

      London: Self Published, 1970. First Edition. Softcover.. VG+. Square 8vo, Unpaginated (ca 120pp). Stiff printed wraps as issued. Numerous Black & White plates. A little rubbed and soiled. Stamped by Demoruelle to cover and signed by him to the last page. More images available on request. Incredibly scarce privately printed book, with only 1 institutional copy and a few copies in private hands. Local man Demoruelle shoots Mardi Gras, but ignores the floats and performers to document the crowd, the streets, the drunks, the sailors and the families. A very striking, natural and individual document of a very special (and long gone) phenomenon, Demoruelle has an excellent eye for detail and a natural flair for capturing the somewhat ethereal spirit of New Orleans in the late sixties. Really the best book on the subject, and certainly the rarest.

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        Valenti Angelo: Author + Illustrator + Printer. A Checklist of His Work from 1926 to 1970

      Bronxville: (Valenti Angelo), 1970. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. 142pp. Vellum spine, gilt; red paper over boards; slipcase. Contains 65 examples of Angelo's work, many of which are in color and illuminated by hand. Finely printed on a hand press using De Roos and Perpetua types on Ivory Tweedweave Text. One of 55 signed and numbered copies; this is number 55. A fine copy in a fine slipcase. Prospectus and order form laid in. Together with: 'Valenti Angelo, Author + Illustrator + Printer. An Autobiographical Story", Bronxville, 1920. 8vo. 18pp. Decorative wrappers. A fine copy.

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        New Yorker cartoon: original ink and colored wash drawing, signed "Geo. Price" and captioned in the artist's hand

      New York: The New Yorker Magazine, n.d. (Ca. 1970s?) - From the collection of James H. Heineman. Caption reads, "And here goes the gun signalling the start of the season." (NEW YORKER MAGAZINE ART) Image 14 x 20 inches, matted and framed to 20 x 26 inches overall. . [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Lewis Carrolls Wunderhorn. Auswahl der Texte von Max Ernst und Werner Spies. (36) Original-Lithographien von Max Ernst.

      Manus Presse, Stuttgart. 1970 - Stuttgart. Manus Presse 1970. 33,5x25 cm. 78 S., 1 .Bl. Originalleinwand in Schuber. Erschien in einer limitierten Auflage von 1000 Exemplaren auf Papier Arches. Sprache: Deutsch

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        The Playboy of the Western World

      Barre, Massachusetts: Imprint Society. 1970. First edition with these illustrations. Illustrated by Louis le Brocquy with six polychrome lithographic brush drawings. Fine lightly soiled, about fine slipcase with printed wraparound band with one small tear. One of 1950 copies Signed by the illustrator, and printed by the Dolman Press. .

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        Notes on Conceptual Architecture: Towards a Definition (Design Quarterly 78/79)

      Walker Art Center, Minneapolis 1970 - Illustrated throughout in black-and-white. Bound in publisher's original wrappers with the covers and spine stamped in black. Includes "Five 1965 Girlfriends" by Ed Ruscha and the photographer's self-portrait. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonne Volume 3: Paintings and Sculptures 1970-1974

      Phaidon, 2010. Hardback. New. <p>The&#160;sculpture and paintings of 1970&#8211;4 are the subject of this&#160;third volume of the catalogue dedicated to publishing the complete paintings, sculptures and drawings of Andy Warhol (1928&#8211;87). As authoritative and detailed as the highly praised first two volumes, here Warhol&#39;s&#160;sculptures and paintings&#160;of these four years are comprehensively catalogued and illustrated. Early in this period Warhol was concentrating on film and sculpture, as he had been since being shot in 1968, but by late 1971 or early 1972 he was returning to painting and developing his painterly, &#39;sloppy and fast&#39;&#160;style; a dramatic shift from his &#39;hard&#39; mechanical style of before 1968. The volume covers major sculptures, such as the <i>Rain Machine</i>, the series of paintings <i>Mao</i> and <i>Man Ray</i>, and commissioned portraits of important, celebrated and fashionable people of the day &#8211; many from Warhol&#39;s travels through Europe during this time. It is a time of great transition for Warhol, including developing his relationships with&#160;various media and&#160;the impact of his first purchase of a Big Shot Polaroid camera. His diaries and the photographs he took on travels and of his subjects enliven the narrative and give intriguing insights&#160;into his works of these years and his unique engagement with the culture and society&#160;of that time.</p>SKU: MM-40001360; EAN: 9780714856988

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        Anonyme Skulpturen: A Typology of Technical Constructions

      New York: Wittenborn and Co., 1970. Hardcover. Very Good/Good +. Hardcover in dust jacket. 4vo. First American edition. Blue boards with white lettering. Top two inches of cloth covering the spine is missing. Binding is tight, pages are crisp and clean. No bumping to corners, no foxing, no soiling, no tears to pages. Dust jacket looks Fine from the front and back but half of the spine paper is missing and the front and back jacket have a long tear, so it is the Mylar jacket that is holding the jacket in place. Despite these significant flaws, this copy is a handsome specimen. The Becher&#39;s first book of early photographs (1960s) of industrial structures, lime kilns, cooling towers, blast furnaces, winding towers, water towers, gas holders and silos is considered by many their most important book. A landmark in the history of photography, the book combines documentary and architectural photography, and creates an aesthetic impact that has had an enormous influence not only on the next generation of German and Europeans photographers, but also on contemporary Japanese and American photography. (Andrew Roth: The Open Book; Martin Parr/Gerry Badger: The Photobook, Volume II.) Minimal text is in English, French, and German. Small bookstore sticker on rear flap, from the legendary Jaap Rietman art bookstore in New York. Unpaginated. Detailed scans available on request.

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        Le Livre d&#39;Eros (Florilège de Poèmes érotiques) avec un texte nouveau de Marcel Béalu, une étude inédite de René Barotte et la participation de Henry de Montherlant et Jean Rostand

      Club du Livre, sous la direction de Philippe Lebeau,1970, in 4 carré (31 x30,5 cm), 268 pages. Illustration de 100 illustrations d&#39;après gravures, monotypes ou gouaches, dont 87 hors-texte de Pierre-Yves Trémois. Sous deux coffrets demi basane noir, dos avec titre doré, le second coffret contenant la suite de 87 hors-texte.Reliure plein veau orangé, plats richement ornés de fers dorés en relief, dos avec titre doré, tranche de tête dorée; reliure réalisée d&#39;après la maquette de Mario Prassinos. Tirage limité à 6250 exemplaires :Un des 299 exemplaires sur Arches numérotés de CCLII à DL avec un coffret additionnel contenant la suite des 87 hors-texte, ces 299 exemplaires se trouvant après les 251 exemplaires de tête (1 unique avec les originaux, 5 exemplaires sur Arches enrichis, 245 exemplaires avec une suite et une gravure sur cuivre). Exemplaire CCLXXXV sur papier d&#39;Arches, la suite étant sur Vélin Chiffon des Papeteries de Lana.+++++++ Exemplaire avec la suite des 87 hors-texte (donc dans deux emboîtages à la place de l&#39;emboîtage unique pour le tirage ordinaire des 5700 exemplaires) de cette belle édition illustrée d&#39;un florilège de poèmes érotiques, les illustrations étant de Pierre-Yves Trémois. Les 100 illustrations de Trémois montre tout l&#39;art du peintre sur le trait, particulièrement adapté à l&#39;érotisme, sujet de cet ouvrage. Peintre de renom, Pierre-Yves Trémois a aussi illustré de nombreux livres de luxe dont Montherlant, Jean Rostand, Fellini, Tournier, Claudel, Giono, Nietzsche, etc&#133; On lui doit aussi des sculptures en bronze, des céramiques émaillées, des objets et bijoux en or gravé - Très bel exemplaire de deux coffrets, le second contenant la suite des 87 hors-texte..

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        8 x 10 Art Portfolio -- September 1970

      [New York: Jeanie Black and Ely Raman]. September 1970. Artist publication. A collection of 11 sheets, all fine, housed in a toned folder splitting at several of the folds, very good. A portfolio magazine created by photographer Jeanie Black and Fluxus artist Ely Raman, published over nine issues between 1970-1972. This issue includes a sculpture-graphic of a Campbell Soup can, questionnaire, and drawing by Raman; a photoprint by Black; drawing by Vivian Browne; a mock coloring book page with a picture of a bomb by D. Capobianco; an anonymous three-page paper doll kit; an anonymous four word poem; and a dated letter soliciting funds (likely a last ditch effort to keep the publication going before it ended later that year). Asked many years later about the publication, Raman commented: "I realize that our historical consciousness (or self-consciousness?) was notably absent. The issues were not numbered or dated, the contributions often not properly identified (or footnoted) and we did not include serious (academic) verbiage identifying what we were doing in the context of art. Too busy making art to write or talk about it." The lack of documentation, the generic title, and the seeming randomness of each issue makes finding other copies of the publication difficult. While there are several sets at institutions, individual issues are quite scarce in the trade. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        OBRAS COMPLETAS. 8 Vols. : 4 Vols EPISODIOS NACIONALES - 3 Vols Novelas y Miscelánea - 1 Vol Cuentos , Teatro y Censo .

      Editorial : Aguilar . 1970-1971 - Madrid 1970-1971 . 1ª Edic. Colección : Obras Eternas . Introducciones de Federico Carlos Sainz de Robles . Encuad : Plena piel roja con dorados , papel biblia , cinta punto de lectura , retrato autor en frontis de cada Vol. , cortes sin pintar . 14 x 18cms. Episodios Nacionales 1363 + 1372 + 1379 + 1345pag. Novelas 1474+1634+1480pag. Cuentos, Teatro y Censo 1434pag. Tema : Historia de España , Literatura Hispánica ( Costumbrismo , Novela , Romanticismo ) , Obras Completas , Autores Hispanos Contemporaneos . Libros en buen estado aunque leídos . ***Si no queda satisfecho le devolvemos el dinero***

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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

      Libraries Board of South Australia, Adelaide - 1970. (Hardcover) Very good. xl, 378 : 396 pp. 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 (in 2 volumes)

      Adelaide. 1970. Libraries Board of South Australia - Facsimile reprint of the 1777 original, with a presentation by A. Grenfell Price. Australiana Facsimile Editions No. 191. Vol. 1: (8), XL, 378 PP, plus 36 b/w plates (4 large folded, 13 on double page and 19 on full page. Fp: Portrait of Captain James Cook. Vol. 2: (2), (VIII), 396 PP, plus 28 b/w plates (6 large folded, 8 on double page and 13 on full page). Cloth cover, gilt title on vignette pasted down on spine. Covers lightly foxed. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 29.7 x 24. Vol. 2: A vocabulary of the language of the Society Islands (pages 317 to 363). Table of specimens of different languages tipped in on page 365. ISBN: 0724300007 (set) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Encounter

      New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Hardcover. 488 pages. Index. Lengthy inscription by author upon front free endpaper, signed September, 1970. "Why the major religions - Christianity, Juadism, and Islam - are in crisis, and how they have failed modern man." - from dust jacket. Book clean and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket, now in Brodart cover, bears large tear to top of front panel and average wear. A very nice copy. . Very Good. 1969. First Printing.

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        Anonyme Skulpturen (Signed First Edition)

      Wittenborn and Company, New York 1970 - First edition. The American edition of this landmark book. The first monograph on their work. One of the most important and influential photography books of the last half-century. A fine copy in a near fine jacket with a short closed tear and a few small nicks. Signed by both Hilla and Bernhard Becher and very uncommon thus. (Parr & Badger v2, 261,Roth 194-195) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Ukiyo - e prints. Masterpieces of the japanese wood - block print. Translated by Don Kenny.

      Kawade Shobo,, Tokyo International Publishers, 1970 - Tokyo International Publishers, Kawade Shobo, 1970. 2°. 350 S. mit 235 Kunstdrucktafeln, die meisten farbig. Glossary, Chronological Chart. OLwd. in OSchuber, in bestem Zustand, (s. Foto). List of Prints: Early Prints. Beautiful Woman Prints. Actor Prints. Landscape Prints. Flower and Bird Prints. Sprache: eng OLwd. in OSchuber, in bestem Zustand, (s. Foto). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        (Butterfly suite.) [S. N. C. F.]

      Paris: Société Nationale des Chemins der Fer., 1970. Sheet sizes: 98.5 x 61.8 cm. 6 offset lithographs after gouache and collage on cardboard. Very minor toning and rubbing to edges. An excellent set. These posters were executed by a photo-engraver after a work specially created for this edition and lithographically reworked and corrected by Dalí himself. The catalogue raisonée by Field and Prestel states that 700 posters on cardboard were printed with text. This set with text in English.

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        [Playscript]: The Great Gatsby: A Musical Adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald Novel

      New York: Artie Shaw Presents. 1970. First. Playscript. Quarto. Bradbound in embossed black Studio Duplicating Service wrappers. A bit of edgewear, but near fine. Numbered in pencil as copy number 4. Agent&#39;s (CAA) card with the name "D. Hickman" (presumably Dwayne Hickman) laid in. As near as we can tell, never produced. Relatively early in the career of two-time Tony Award winner Wheeler -- he had only three plays produced on Broadway up until that time. Presumably very scarce. OCLC locates a single copy, at University of South Carolina. .

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