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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.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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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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        EL INGENIOSO HIDALGO DON QUIJOTE DE LA MANCHA (2 VOLÚMENES)

      MONTANER Y SIMÓN, Barcelona 1970 - EDICIÓN DE LUJO, COLOR ROJO CON GUARDAS DE SEDA, CORTE SUPERIOR DORADO. OBRA SEGÚN EL TEXTO DE FRANCISCO RODRIGUEZ MARIN, DE LA REAL ACADEMIA ESPAÑOLA, CON COMENTARIOS DE LOS MÁS EMINENTES CERVANTISTAS, SELECIONADOS POR JUAN GIVANEL Y MAS, DE LA REAL ACADEMIA DE BUENAS LETRAS DE BARCELONA. LA OBRA VA PRECEDIDA DE LA VIDA Y SEMBLANZA DE CERVANTES POR MIGUEL S. OLIVER. (TOMO I LXXXI+567 PAGS. Y 24 LÁMINAS A TODO COLOR). TOMO II 635 PAGS.+ 21 LÁMINAS A TODO COLOR) INDICE DE LAS LÁMINAS. TAMBIÉN CONTIENE 126 ILUSTRACIONES EN B/N Y MAS DE 2000 NOTAS. Size: 36,50 x 28,50 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Out of the Shelter.

      London: Macmillan, 1970 - Octavo. Original green boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spot to front flap of jacket continuing to front pastedown, a few faint spots to edges. An excellent copy in the very lightly rubbed and toned jacket. First edition, first impression. This novel was one of the first to be printed by computer and the process was deeply flawed, resulting in significant textual errors. The entire first edition was recalled and we know of only three extant copies, making this volume a significant rarity. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Out Of The Shelter ( Signed By the Author )

      Macmillan 1970 - A First UK printing published by Macmillan in 1970.This title was one of the first to be printed by computer and the process was very problematic.The BOOK is in VERY GOOD condition being tight and with clean boards. There is very mild creasing at the spine ends.There is some slight splaying of the boards. Mild tanning of the page edges due to the cheap quality of the paper used.Some dustiness and mild foxing spots to the text block.One penned inscription to the front end paper: "Review Copy.John White.ix.70". The WRAPPER is complete and in VERY GOOD+ condition.It has minor edge-wear and there is a 1&#146; closed tear to the upper rear cover.Some browning to the folds,spine and upper cover edges.The Justin Todd wrapper artwork looks striking in the removable Brodart archival cover.This copy has been SIGNED by David Lodge directly to the title page and the event signing ticket accompanies the book as provenance. The book is also accompanied by the Secker and Warburg HB 1970 second edition reprint of this title which is also author signed and in near FINE condition.A very scarce early David Lodge title. ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Tutte le opere vol. I-VIII, divisi in I-V le inchieste del commissario Maigret, romanzi polizieschi e di guerra; romanzi autobiografici; romanzi di confessione morale.

      Milano, Mondadori 1966- 1970 - Otto volumi in-8° di pp. 1041-1169-899-817-805-879-913-995. Legature in mezza tela editorile prive delle sovracoperte. Lievi scoloriture del tempo ad alcuni titoli sui dorsi. Nel complesso in buono stato. Difficile da reperirsi. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        In the Night Kitchen

      (New York): Harper & Row. (1970). First. First edition with all points on book and jacket. Oblong quarto. Foxing to the cloth boards, very good in a rubbed, about very good dustwrapper with shallow chipping at the spine ends. Signed by the author. .

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        Intensive Care

      George Braziller, New York 1970 - Sunned spine as is unfortunately common with this title, slight wear on jacket surfaces. Inscribed by author on the fep "To ----- from Janet Frame Dec 1970". Spine square, interior clean and unmarked. The story of Tom Livingstone, wounded World War I soldier, father, husband, who falls in love with his nurse, and cherishes the dream until many years later fate brings them together again. A piercing comment on the acceptance of fascism in pre-WWII New Zealand and it's possible consequences. "Frame depicts an appallingly believable future for once innocent and humanitarian New Zealand." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Cinema Nuovo, rassegna bimestrale di cultura. Disponiamo dal n° 134 del luglio agosto 1958, 135, 136, 137, 138, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 161, 162, 165,166, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 186, 187,188, 189, 190, 191,

      192, 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208. 205, 206, 208. - del 1970. Firenze, Sansoni. Fascicoli in-8° di pp. 66 a numerazione continua in media ciascuno numero, con ill. f.t. e tutte le bross. edit. Illustrate. Ben conservati. Tutti [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Les Rues de Marseille.

      DGDL, Marseille 1970 - Réédition de celle de E. Camoin en 1867.6 volumes in-8 ( 240x155 mm ) demi basane bleu nuit. Dos à 4 nerfs ornés d&#146;une roulette dorée. Titre et tomaison dorés. Fleuron doré dans un caisson.Couvertures et dos conservés.Tome I. 420 pages.Avant propos. Fondation de Marseille, situation topographique. Marseille au Moyen-Âge et postérieurement. Agrandissement de Marseille au XVIIe siècle. Nouveaux remparts. Population de Marseille à diverses époques. La Major. Rue de l&#146;Evêché. Rue du Four du Chapître à . Eglise Saint-Laurent. Corporation des Pêcheurs.Tome II. 470 pages.Eglise Notre-Dame-des-Accoules. Le Curé Gaufridi. à Rue du Grand-Puits, rue de la Pyramide. Grand&#146;Rue.Tome III. 457 pages.Rue Magenta. Rue des Templiers à Théâtres de Marseillependant et après la Révolution.Tome IV. 468 pages.Rue d&#146;Aubagne. Conservatoire de Musique à Rue Rigord. Abbaye de Saint-Victor.Tome V. 505 pages.Cours Belsunce. Statue. Église Saint-Martin. Rue Sion à Boulevard Chave. Eglise Saint-Michel. Projet de Bazar marseillais. Elargissements des quais septentrionaux de l&#146;ancien port. Nou_veaux ports. Les Docks. Emploi des terrains de La Joliette, du Lazaret et d&#146;Aren. Nouvelle Cathédrale. Rue Impériale. Découvertes archéologiques dans les terrains de la rue Impériale et de ses abords.Table alphabétique et analytique. A nos souscripteurs.Notice historique sur las Anciennes Rues de Marseille démolies e, 1862 pour la création de la Rue Impériale.312 pages.Rue Fontaine-Sainte-Anne. Rue des Aufiers à Rue Saint-Jaume, rue du Pont, rue Belsunce, et Collège de ce nom.Table.Très bel exemplaire. Marseille

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        Deliverance

      Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company,, 1970. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine and upper board in green. With the dust jacket. Single crease to front free endpaper and half-title, spine and boards a little browned, still a good copy in the lightly frayed dust jacket with a couple of tape repairs to the verso of spine panel. First Edition, First Printing. With the author&#39;s signed presentation inscription to the title page "To John Latimer from James Dickey. March, 1970.

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        A MAZE OF DEATH

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,. 1970. Octavo,. cloth.. "Property of Science Fiction Writers of America" rubber stamped on. endpapers and first page of author&#39;s foreword. A fine copy in fine. dust jacket with minor rubbing to spine ends and corner tips.. (#111893). First edition. See Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 4-176.

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        Anonyme Skulpturen: A Typology of Technical Constructions.

      Art Press, Dusseldorf 1970 - First edition of the Becher's first major photobook with 194 black-and-white photogravure plates. Quarto, original blue cloth. Signed by both Bernd and Hilla Becher. Fine in a bright near fine dust jacket that shows only a hint of rubbing. Housed in a custom made box. Text in German, English, and French. An exceptional copy. "The Bechers' first major book, Anonyme Skulpturen has had an enormous impact For those who are more interested in the Bechers as artists than as industrial archaeologists, this is the one to have on one's shelf" (Parr & Badger II:266). "The serial nature of the Bechers' process rhymes with their mass-produced subjects so that method and subject are splendidly reciprocal, a meditation on identity and difference. The year this book appeared, the Bechers' work was included in the influential Information show curated by Kynaston McShine at the Museum of Modern Art" (Roth, 194). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Bernhard (Bernd) und Hilla Becher: Anonyme Skulpturen [SIGNED]: Eine Typologie Technischer Bauten (Anonymous Sculptures: A Typology of Technical Buildings)

      ART-PRESS Verlag, in association with Wittenborn and Co., New York, Düsseldorf 1970 - First edition, first printing. Signed ("B+H Becher") in black ink on the title page by Hilla Becher. Hardcover. Navy blue cloth-covered boards with title stamped in white on cover and spine, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs and brief descriptive texts (in English, French and German) by Bernd and Hilla Becher. Includes photographs of lime-kilns, cooling-towers, blast-furnaces, winding-towers (mineheads), water towers, gas-holders and silos. Unpaginated (236 pp.), with 194 black and white plates. 11-1/4 x 9 inches. Out of print. An extremely scarce and important early major monograph by the Bechers. CONDITION: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket (small abrasion on lower rear dust jacket edge, slight edge wear; no tears, chips or other flaws). A beautiful very rare signed copy. [Cited in Andrew Roth, ed., The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century. (New York: PPP Editions in association with Roth Horowitz LLC, 2001), in Andrew Roth, ed., The Open Book. (Göteborg, Sweden: Hasselblad Center in association with Steidl Verlag, Göttingen, Germany, 2004), and in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume II. (London and New York: Phaidon, 2006).] From Martin Parr and Gerry Badger: "The extensive series that the Bechers later made for Schirmer/Mosel and MIT Press.while preserving the aesthetic rigour of their earlier work, emphasizes the documentary aspect, and has a particular archival, historical value. Anonyme Skulpturen, though it hardly neglects the informational importance of their practice, seems much more about making an aesthetic statement and establishing the artists' position in late twentieth-century art. All their books are polemical, but this represents their primary artistic credo. For those who are more interested in the Bechers as artists than as industrial archaeologists, this is the one to have on one's shelf." Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vincent Borrelli, Bookseller]
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        Anonyme Skulpturen: A Typology of Technical Constructions

      Wittenborn and Co., New York 1970 - 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'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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Warwick Books, member IOBA]
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        TWELVE ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS BY RAPHAEL SOYER FOR..."THE GENTLEMAN FROM CRACOW" AND "THE MIRROR."

      New York: Touchstone Publishers, 1970.. 24,[4]pp. plus lithographs. Large folio (65 x 48 cm; 25.5 x 19 inches). Loose sheets and signatures laid into folding cloth case. Case rather faded and smudged, with lower edge of upper lid broken, internally very good; except for two small marginal spots to one plate, the plates are in fine state. First edition. One of the earliest of the several collaborations between the Nobel Prize-winning author and Soyer. From an edition of 175 copies and 20 a.ps., this is one of 150 numbered sets with the lithographs printed on Arches, each signed and numbered by the artist in the margin, and with the title-leaf signed by the author.

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        Japanese Prints: A Collection of Hanga by Shiko Munakata. SIGNED

      Tokyo: Shoichi Noma Kodansha. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1970. First Edition. Purple cloth covered boards. Purple silk covered boards with gilt lettering to front; black title to spine & gilt decoration to rear. Includes a ten foot x 16.5 inch folded print entitled Daisekai no Saku "Ken" Kamigami Yori Jinrui E. Jacket has two closed tears; other wise a fine copy in a vibrant purple cloth by Wada Book Binding, Tokyo. Large (15x30 cm) bold brush & ink signature by Munakata to front free fly. Number 2813 of only 3000 copies in the original Japanese.; Folio 30x43 cm; 222 pages; Signed by Artist .

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        La pell de la pell

      Poligrafa 1970 - 135 ejemplares numerados y firmados Contiene veintidos aguafuertes del pintor Joan Ponç y un texto del poeta J.V.Foix. El volumen, editado en el año 1970 por Polígrafa (Barcelona), muestra un trabajo de doble interés: Por un lado, porque es una muestra depurada del lenguaje plástico de este artista y, por otro, porque saca a la luz el reencuentro con Foix, un poeta con quien mantuvo un lazo muy estrecho desde el inicio de su trayectoria. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        MA DE PROVERBIS

      - Barcelona, Editorial Polígrafa, 1970. Gran foli. 36 p. en paper de fil en carpeta de símil-pell il.lustrada amb dues planxes originals de Joan Miró. Edició numerada de 1000 exemplars. 1ª edició. Primera edició. 1st edition. First edition. Art contemporani. Modern. Arte moderno. Contemporaneo. Bibliofília. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Tres libres). Plakat für drei in Osaka (Japan) vorgestellte Bücher Joan Mirós (Joan Miró i Catalunya / Les essències de la terra / Mà de proverbis).

      - 1970. Orig.-Farblithographie. 76 : 56,5 cm. Herausgeber und Drucker: Poligrafa, Barcelona. Eines von 500 numerierten Exemplaren vor dem Texteindruck auf starkem Guarro-Bütten. (Das Plakat mit Schrift wurde in 2000 Ex. auf normalem Papier gedruckt). &#150; Corredor-Matheos/Picazo. Die Plakate von Miro 40.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        Temps zéro.

      Seuil 1970 - - Seuil, Paris 1970, 14x20,5cm, broché. - Edition originale de la traduction française pour laquelle il n'a pas été de grands papiers. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à son ami le photographe argentin José María « Pepe » Fernández. Notre exemplaire est enrichi d'une photographie originale de Pepe Fernandez représentant Italo Calvino accoudé sur une pile de livres. Signature autographe du photographe en pied de la photographie, précisions manuscrites et cachet de Pepe Fernandez au verso. Pepe Fernández fréquenta Ernesto Guevara dans les années 40 puis se lia d'amitié avec Silvina Ocampo, Adolfo Bioy Casares, Jorge Luis Borges, Italo Calvino, Aragon. Notamment célèbre pour ses portraits de Borgès, il sera également le photographe de nombreux artistes comme Pablo Neruda, Mikis Theodorakis, Astor Piazzolla, et d'acteurs tels Paul Newman, Patrick Dewaere, Julie Christie. Il rencontre Italo Calvino à Paris en 1964 et devient aussitôt un de ses très proches amis et son "portraitiste officiel". Ses photographies illustrent plusieurs éditions du grand romancier italien. Double signature autographe de Pepe Fenández sur la première garde et la page de titre en guise d'ex-donos, dos insolé. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Paroles Peintes IV - illustrated with 7 etchings by : Henry Moore, Matta, Debré, Tapies, Tal-Coat, Reynolds, Lepatre

      O Lazar-Vernet, Paris 1970 - - PRESENTATION : portfolio in leaves in a case. - ILLUSTRATED : with 7 original etchings by Henry Moore, Matta, Debré, Tapies, Tal-Coat, Reynolds, Lepatre. - PRINTER : Atelier Lacourière & Frelaut. - LIMITED : only 228 copies, this one n° 135. - PAPER : Johannot Vellum. - SIZE : 12 x 16". - CONDITION : Excellent. ASK FOR EXTRA PICTURES [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Achille Bonito Oliva. Io sono Achille Bonito Oliva.

      - Edizioni Artestudio Macerata, (1970). 10 opere grafiche di Achille Bonito Oliva numerate e firmate dall'Autore stampate in 125 esemplari. Scatola originale di cm. 50x70 contenente un foglio con titolo e numerazione + un foglio "Autocritica" + 10 opere grafiche di Achille Bonito Oliva numerate e firmate a matita. Le 10 tavole rappresentano il ritratto fotografico in piedi di Achille Bonito Oliva. Axs [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PAOLO BONGIORNO]
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        Real Estate Opportunities.

      Edward Ruscha. First Edition. 1970 - 5 1/2 inches x 7 in., 25 black and white photographs of sites, printed offset, with printed titles and addresses. White paper card covers with the title: Real Estate Opportunities, printed in black on the spine and front cover; original glassine wrapper/dustjacket present. The glassine shows very light tanning to the edges, tiny chips to the glassine paper spine ends. An exceptionally fine copy with a near fine dustjacket. "The Works of Ed Ruscha" (1982); p. 169. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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