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        Andy Warhol

      New York: Praeger Publishers, 1970. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. The first catalogue raisonne on Warhol. Illustrated throughout primarily in black and white but with some color plates as well. A tight very near fine copy in orange cloth binding and with some tanning to the pages but much less than normal in a very near fine dust jackjet. A much nicer copy than usual of this classic monograph.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Georg Eisler. Monographie und Werkkatalog. Vorwort Alfred Schmeller

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE ART OF LOVE [ARS AMATORIA]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books]
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        Royal Flash. From the Flashman Papers 1842 - 43 and 1857-48

      London: Barrie & Jenkins, (1970). First edition. Superb copy, dust jacket entirely unfaded/pictorial dust jacket (fine). Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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        WEST-ÖSTLICHER DIVAN. GOETHE';S WEST-EASTERN DIVAN

      Northampton, Massachusetts: Gehenna Press, 1970. ONE OF 100 COPIES with a portrait of the author signed by Baskin, from a total edition of 300 copies. Hardcover. 197 x 114 mm (7 3/4 x 4 1/2"). 1 p.l. (half title), 236 pp., [3] leaves, 237-243, [1] pp. Translation and commentary by Alex Page. ONE OF 100 COPIES with a portrait of the author signed by Baskin, from a total edition of 300 copies. Very pretty gray crushed morocco by Gray Parrot (his ticket on rear pastedown), covers with gilt rule border and delicate foliate frame, upper cover with Goethe's initials within three joined vase-shaped ornaments, raised bands decorated with plain and floral rules, turn-ins densely gilt, handmade batiked endpapers, top edge gilt. In a marbled paper folding box backed with (slightly faded) matching morocco. With frontispiece portrait of Goethe and 25 etchings in the text by Leonard Baskin, and with an additional etched color portrait of Goethe on Japanese paper, signed by Baskin and identified in pencil in the artist's hand as a "touched proof." Printed in Baskerville monotype on Monadnock WvG paper by pressman Harold McGrath. Brook 65. A hint of creasing to gutter edge of additional mounted print, otherwise a near-mint copy, immaculate internally, and in an unworn binding. This is the limited version of a lovely little work from a leading American private press, bound by one of the best living binders in the country. The text is Goethe's collection of poems inspired by Islam and the East, presented here with the German text on the left-hand page and the English text, in italics, on the right. The poems are enriched by Baskin's imaginative etchings, and our special copy has a colored etching of Goethe as an older man. Leonard Baskin (1922-2000) was a sculptor, book-illustrator, wood-engraver, printmaker, graphic artist, writer, and teacher. He founded the Gehenna Press in 1942 while still a student at Yale (the name coming from a line in Milton's "Paradise Lost": "And black Gehenna call';d, the type of Hell"). The press has published more than 100 fine books and certainly must be considered one of the most successful private presses ever, given its longevity, its consistently high aesthetic achievement, and the unusual size of its output. In addition to the signed Baskin etching, the full morocco binding here sets our copy apart. Over the years, master New England binder Gray Parrot has produced a substantial amount of very respected work for Dard Hunter, for Pennyroyal, and for other private presses, and his services are highly sought after.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        One Hundred Years of Solitude (First Edition, first issue)

      New York: Harper and Row, 1970. First Edition. First Edition. First issue, with no number line at the end of the text, a price of $7.95 and an exclamation point ("!") at end of first paragraph on the front jacket flap. Fine in a Fine dust jacket, jacket spine completely unfaded, with two tiny closed tears at the top of the rear panel. A superb copy of the author's masterpiece, a foundational work in the literary realm of magical realism.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        One Hundred Years of Solitude

      New York : Harper & Row, 1970. Stated First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Stated First Edition. first edition, first printing, first state dustjacket. Clean and bright collectible copy of this critically acclaimed book. Book Condition: Clean unfaded green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Green endpapers with small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. No other marks. 422 pps. Dustjacket Condition: Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, two very tiny chips at spine corners, slight wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Points signifying first edition, first printing all present: price 7.95 on front inside flap, exclamation point after "...Latin America!" on front inside flap, no numerical code on pg. 422.

      [Bookseller: Old Scrolls Book Shop]
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        ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE

      New York: Harper & Row, 1970. First edition. Fine/Fine. First printing in a dust jacket ending the first paragraph with a period. A Fine example of the book with First Edition stated on the copyright page and no number line on the final page. In a Fine dust jacket, fresh and vibrant with one short closed tear at the lower edge of the front panel. A beautiful copy of Marquez's most famous work of magical realism. While the jacket ending in a period (instead of an exclamation mark) is generally considered the second state, some review copies have the period, keeping the debate alive. Fine in Fine. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        One Hundred Years of Solitude

      New York: Harper & Row, 1970. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. First Edition, Third printing. Second state dust jacket with a period at end of first paragraph. Fine in Near Fine dj. Protected by acetate covering. Price uncut. Internally clean and free of marking. Binding tight and solid. A very collectible edition of the writer's magnum opus.

      [Bookseller: David W. Bowers Books]
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        Das Modell. Original-Holzschnitt, Druckfarbe blau, signiert unten links "Grieshaber

      1970. 70 x 60 cm. (Papierformat 87 x 70 cm). Mit Eindruck "grieshaber 15. 5. - 21. 6. 70 Dominikanerkirche Osnabrück - Fürst, Grieshaber 70/57 - Fürst nennt eine Auflage von 300, die nicht signiert sind und einige signierte Exemplare ohne Ausstellungseindruck. -

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Where the Wild Things Are

      London: The Bodley Head,, 1970. Oblong quarto. Original pictorial boards, patterned endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrations throughout by the author. A few faint spots to title pages. An excellent copy in the rubbed and toned jacket with a chip and crease from the lower panel. Third UK impression, originally published in the US in 1963. Inscribed by the author on the half-title, "For Philip Oaks, Maurice Sendak, Jul '71". Sendak has also drawn the face of one of the monsters from the book, with a speech bubble that says "Boo". The recipient of this volume, Philip Oakes, was a British journalist and critic.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        In the Night Kitchen

      New York: Harper & Row, 1970 First edition, first printing. Signed by Sendak on the title. Original publisher's cloth, first issue dust jacket. An excellent copy with a former owner gift inscription to front endpaper; in a very bright jacket with only very minor wear and rubbing to the extremities, and without the Caldecott Medal to the front panel (presumably an earlier copy prior to receiving the award the following year). Overall, a near fine copy.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        IN THE NIGHT KITCHEN

      Harper & Row, (1970). First Edition. hardcover. Fine in about Fine dustwrapper. Maurice Sendak. Tall quarto.With all of the proper points for the dustwrapper except the price (which has been clipped and replaced with a $10.95 sticker). Also the Caldecott Honor Medal is present on the front panel but that may indicate only that this copy remained unreleased to the public when the award was given. INSCRIBED for David and SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        The Blessing Way (First Edition)

      New York: Harper and Row, 1970. First Edition. First Edition. Fine in a lovely, Near Fine dust jacket. A bit of the usual fading to the jacket spine (but only to the titling), some slight rubbing at the spine ends and corners, else an exceptionally sharp, unread copy of Hillerman's first book.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The Blessing Way

      Evanston: Harper & Row, 1970. Ex library, but binding tight, boards jacket and dj all in sharp condition. Library stamps to top and bottom edge neatly sanded away. Adhesive ghosts on front and rear fixed endpapers from former dj protector. No creases or marks to boards, or dust jacket which is slightly edgeworn at extremities and lightly faded on spine, as usual with this book. First edition with correct string of numbers starting with '1' on page [202]. Hillerman's uncommon first Joe Leaphorn mystery in collectible shape at an affordable price.. Scans available on request.. 1st. Cloth and Boards. Very Good+/Very Good+. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions]
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        The Book of Common Prayer (Martin Frost Fore-Edge Painting)

      London: Printed by George E. Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode. Thus. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. (Fore-Edge Painting) The Book of Common Prayer. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode. 5.75 x 3.5, leather binding, gilt decoration, custom slipcase. Very Good condition. Features an amazing fore-edge painting by the renowned Martin Frost! He has created over 3000 fore-edge and miniature paintings since 1970.

      [Bookseller: Yeomans in the Fork]
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        Louis Armstrong: An American Genius

      Enriched by multiple, carefully preserved additions, including Louis Armstrong's twice signed, inscribed place card from a Friars Club Testimonial Dinner, (for Tom Jones at the New York Hilton, April 17, 1970). On the upper side, L. Armstrong is finely printed in gold by an unknown calligrapher. Inside, Louis Armstrong's pen & ink presentation is carefully done for Bill Moines, longtime columnist for the Worcester Telegram-Gazette in a flowing, buoyant hand. He has signed as Satchmo and Louis Armstrong. The event is meticulously documented by Moines in his neat handwriting on the rear of the card, which is in fine condition, now in an archival sleeve. An insider's note by Bill Moines on the death in Boston of Lucille Armstrong is handwritten in pen & ink on the rear endpaper. Also formerly laid-in, now in archival sleeves, are 3 neatly excised clippings, reviews of the book from the New York Times Book Review and the New Republic, and an obituary for Louis Armstrong's second wife, Lil Hardin Armstrong, taken from the Worcester Telegram-Gazette. A few passages in the clippings are underlined and Moines has noted the publication name and date of issue when they are not identified. SUMMARY: An essential work on Louis Armstrong based on extensive original research and the first comprehensive biography to demythologize his life story. It was much praised for this and at the same time criticized for its equally independent critical appraisal of Armstrong's music and recordings. Collier, an accomplished trombonist has written extensively on American jazz music. PLACE CARD: with intrinsic, horizontal center fold design (to stand propped up), open size-80 x 100 mm, inscribed and signed in blue ink twice on the inside of the card by Louis Armstrong. CONDITION DETAIL: Card: Fine. Clippings: Excellent with customary folds. Book: Pages: as new. Covers: fresh and clean with one light ding on the bottom edge of the lower side. Binding: Fine. Jacket: bright and clean, price on jacket flap; the upper side with one tiny spot of wear on the top edge, adjacent to crown (of spine); lower side with area of light wear on bottom edge. PAGINATION: Confirmed complete, ix, preliminaries; 383 pages with notes, discography and index; illustrated with a center suite of plates, 16 pages of captioned, b/w illustrations, principally photographs. ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by request.

      [Bookseller: Steven Waldman]
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        ALS: 2 original letters from Julia and Paul Child to Richard Gildenmeister, with an original photograph and several newspaper clippings

      Two original letters from Julia Child, dated 1970 and 1976. The first, handwritten by Julia on stationary from the Barclay in Philadelphia and dated November 3rd (postmark indicates 1970), reads: "Dear Dick: Would that we were not so far away from you and Higbees, and from the Cleveland we saw so little of. Our warm welcome from all of you has made us sentimental about you, and we hope to come back again, stay longer, and feel that we can really have time to get acquainted. Please give our warmest remembrances to everyone, especially the Kordalski's, Strawbridges. Claudette, and all the good people in the book store. Our thanks to you, in particular, for first-class arrangements. Love from all of us to all of you. Paul + Julia Child". The second letter is typed on letterhead from the Ecole des Trois Gourmandes, dated April 2, 1976: "Dear Richard: We've just returned from 3 months in France, and I am enjoying your letter written I don't know when, but after we missed seeing you, to our most profound regret- remembering the good time we had with you some years ago. And now we most sincerely hope you are out of the ho0spital and perfectly all right- awful to be there having tests and not to know what the H. is wrong. We pray all is fine. You said you wanted an autographed book, so I am enclosing one of our paste-on slips, signed by both of us, that you can put in your copy. All is fine here with us, and spring is very slowly poking her lovely head out of the ground in the form of crocuses. Take good care of yourself, and congratulations on your new big job! Affectionately, Mrs. Paul Child". The letter is signed, simply, "Julia", and the mentioned paste-on slip is also included, a printed plate with a small illustration, inscribed in Julia's writing, "Bon Appetit- and all the best to Richard Gildenmeister", and is signed by both Julia and Paul. Included with this lot are a series of newspaper articles about Child, and an original 8 x 10 glossy silver gelatin photograph of Julia Child and Richard Gildenmeister at a book signing. Richard Gildenmeister is a renowned book dealer who maintained friendly correspondence with many prominent writers and celebrities through the late 20th century.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Fantastic Mr Fox

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. [8], 62pp, [2]. Cloth over boards, morocco back with morocco inlaid design of Mr Fox by Temple Bookbinders to upper cover, title and author in gilt to spine, new endpapers. Externally very good indeed, internally a couple of spots of foxing to the first page, otherwise bright and clean. DJ is bound in at the rear. First Edition (US). Hardback. Very Good/Good+. Illus. by Chaffin, Donald. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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        Arnaldo Pomodoro: Sculpture 1960/1970

      Berkeley, CA: University Art Museum, Univ. Of California, Berkeley, 1970 VERY GOOD. SIGNED copy of this unique catalog produced in an edition limited to 5000, with 100 numbered and signed copies. This set is NOT numbered, the number line is left blank, however Arnaldo Pomodoro signed his name on the first card in the set, in red ball-point pen, heavily impressed. Published for the 1970 exhibit at the University Art Museum, Berkeley. This is an "interactive catalog" with 18 heavy, interlockable cards, notched on all sides - allowing the "reader/user" to create their own sculptures using Pomodoro's constructions. Cards are lettered from A-X. Cards for the first half of the alphabet have B/W photos of Pomodoro sculptures on one side, backed by text on silver background ("An Exchange of Letters: Arnaldo Pomodor and Tom L. Freudenheim"); cards for last portion of alphabet have photos on both sides of the cards. A Very Good set. Cards are clean and near fine - slightly rubbed at edges but clean and otherwise unblemished. They are enclosed in a light-weight 4-fold box or portfolio, with red-orange printing to interior, white with black printing to outside, with string-tie closure. The box is moderately toned with some rubbing and light soiling. Chipping and creasing to corners, a couple of short closed tears along folds and 1 closed tear to flap. Signed copies very scarce. 9 x 12". Signed By Artist. First Signed Limited Edition. Very Good/Folding Box - Good+. Large 8vo.

      [Bookseller: Knickerbocker Books]
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        The Sopping Thursday

      NY: Gotham Book Mart, 1970. One of twenty-six deluxe lettered copies, signed by Gorey, with an original drawing laid in. The drawing, a pen and ink wash, depicts a cat sitting in a little toy wagon in the rain, next to an ominous boot-scraper. This is an additional illustration not published in the book, which recounts the events of a rainy day, including a dog’s search for his master’s umbrella and much speculation about the weather. The Sopping Thursday is the first of only three of Gorey’s primary works that included original drawings with the deluxe editions. This title, therefore, is extremely rare in the deluxe state. Troubador Press proprietor Malcolm Whyte writes, “Captivating as Edward Gorey’s printed illustrations are, his art is even more so in the original. Here we see his hand at work as lines thicken and thin out with varying pressure... A sense of immediacy brings the art alive.” Spine label slightly toned, else very fine in illustrated boards. Housed in a gray slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Preliminary cover design for Penny Candy, by Edward Fenton

      c. 1970. Watercolor and ink on paper, measuring 8 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches. Archivally matted and framed. Preliminary artwork for the cover design of Fenton’s book, a fantasy story based on the English “Tinker Tailor” rhyme. A copy of the trade paperback edition of the book, which was published by Holt in 1970, is included in a sleeve affixed to the back of the frame. The key differences between this preliminary drawing and the finished work are most discernible in the five children standing in front of the candy counter: in the preliminary artwork, the children’s clothing is colored, their arrangement is different, as is their height in relation to the counter. Gorey also used some ink flourishes to make the titling, which lines up vertically on either side of the central image, appear more like pieces of candy. This was not used in the published version. Gorey’s watercolor work for published books seldom appears on the market. Very fine in an attractive black acrylic and resin frame.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Slaughterhouse-Five Or The Children's Crusade

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1970.. First British edition of the author's masterpiece. Octavo, original green cloth. Signed by Kurt Vonnegut with a self-caricature. Near fine in a fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Hosie's Bird (print)

      1970. Original wood engraving. Number 90 of 100 signed by Baskin. Diameter 41.5 cm. Fern & O'Sullivan 565. Fine condition. Matted and framed.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        CROW: FROM THE LIFE AND SONGS OF THE CROW

      London: Faber (1970). 1st edition, full black cloth, with illustrated dust jacket. An immaculate copy, as close to 'as new' as one could imagine. This volume of poems was published fourteen years prior to Hughes being appointed poet laureate in England. Considered by many to be among the most important volumes of verse published in the 20th century.

      [Bookseller: Jett W. Whitehead Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Crow. From the Life and Songs of The Crow

      London, Faber and Faber. 1970, 1970. FIRST EDITION, with ARTWORK. 8vo, pp.80. Hardcover in jacket. With original large bold colour illustration (of the Crow, naturally) to the flyleaf, signed by the artist. Fine in like jacket, which Baskin has also signed. Born in 1922, Baskin was an accomplished sculptor, book illustrator, printmaker, graphic artist, writer and teacher. His most prominent public commissions include a bas relief for the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and a bronze statue of a seated figure, erected in 1994 for the Holocaust Memorial in Ann Arbor, MI. His works are displayed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Museum of Modern Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the British Museum, the Honolulu Academy of Arts and the Vatican Museums. From 1953 until 1974, he taught printmaking and sculpture at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. While he was a student at Yale University, he founded Gehenna Press, a small private press specializing in fine book production. He lived most of his life in the U.S., but spent nine years in Devon at Lurley Manor, Lurley, near Tiverton, close to his friend Ted Hughes -- for whom he illustrated Crow. He died on June 3, 2000 at the age of 77.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Passenger to Frankfurt. An extravaganza

      London: The Crime Club,, 1970. Octavo. Original red boards, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in spine faded dust jacket, price clipped and repriced by the publisher with the new decimal price. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To John, Agatha Christie".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Hung

      North Hollywood: Cameo Library # 8063, 1970, 1st Edition, 1st Printing , 1970. ---------paperback, a solid Good copy. light wear, old price sticker on front panel, some faint creases, a bit of age toning to paper, small stain on rear cover, definitely rare, the foreword and afterward make mention of Vietnam, Marshal McLuhan; Robert Heinlein, Midnight Cowboy, ---Koontz states that this was heavily rewritten by the publisher without his permission, hard core erotica, missing from most Koontz collections, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Good. Illus. by Uncredited Cover Art.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup]
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        Le briglie del Successo

      Bologna: San Lazzaro di Savena, 1970 249 pages - (20p). The book is in very good condition, unmarked, clean and tight. There is a very small and very light stain at the top edge of the title page (see photo) and the next 2 pages, otherwise inside pages are in perfect condition. Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        The Collected Edition

      London: William Heinemann and The Bodley Head, , 1970–82. [Brighton Rock; It's a Battlefield; England Made Me; Our Man in Havanna; The Power and the Glory; The Heart of the Matter; The Confidential Agent; The Collected Stories; A Gun for Sale; The Ministry of Fear; The Quiet American; Stamboul Train; The End of the Affair; A Burnt-Out Case; The Man Within; The Third Man and Loser Takes All; The Comedians; Journey Without Maps; The Lawless Roads; Travels with my Aunt; The Honorary Consul; The Human Factor.] 22 volumes, octavo. Recent green morocco, titles and decoration to spines, single rule to boards, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. A fine set. The first collected edition of this important mid 20th century author. His skilful way of using tales of adventure and suspense to explore moral issues in political contexts has made Graham Greene one of the most widely read novelist of the 20th century, and many of his books have been made into successful films. The set at hand is a complete set of the Collected Edition; each volume contains a new introduction by the author.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        ATTITUDES: PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE 1970'S - LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR

      Parker, Fred R.. ATTITUDES: PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE 1970'S - LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR . Numbered and Signed by the Author. Santa Barbara, CA: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1979. First Edition 1/1000. 4to. Spiral Bound Wrappers. Near Fine. np, profusely illustrated in color and b&w with 20 color slides bound in. Limited to one thousand copies only, this is the quirky, uniquely designed catalogue for a major Santa Barbara Museum of Art survey of contemporary photography in the 1970's. Nearly five hundred images were exhibited, and the participants included Robert Adams, Diane Arbus, John Baldessari, Lewis Baltz, Thomas Barrow, Michael Bishop, Ellen Brooks, Jerry Burchard, Marsha Burns, Harry Callahan, Jo Ann Callis, Paul Caponigro, Joyce Tenneson Cohen, Steven Cortright, Eileen Cowin, Robert Cumming, Barbara Crane, Judy Dater, Joe Deal, John Divola, William Eggleston, Chris Enos, Mitch Epstein, Steve Fitch, Robbert Flick, Lee Friedlander, Phillip Galgiani, Nancy Gass, Ralph Gibson, Frank Gohlke, Jim Goldberg, John Gossage, Emmet Gowin, Jan Groover, Robert Heinecken, Anthony Hernandez, Douglas Huebler, Kenneth Josephson, Barbara Kasten, Les Krims, Robert Mapplethorpe, Duane Michals, Richard Misrach, Nicholas Nixon, Bill Owens, John Pfahl, Marcia Resnick, Nancy Rexroth, Leland Rice, Richard Ross, Steven Shore, Jeffrey Silverthorne, Neil Slavin, Eve Sonneman, Calvin Sparks, Charles Stainback, Larry Sultan and Mike Mandel ("Evidence"), Alex Sweetman, Lew Thomas, Ruth Thorne-Thomsen, Arthur Tress, Jerry Uelsmann, Burk Uzzle, William Wegman, Jack Welpott, Henry Wessel, Brett Weston, Larry Williams, Garry Winogrand, and many, many more. It contains original contributions for the printed catalogue by Dan Worth (with a blind-stamped printer's chop), Karen Truax, Robert Heinecken, Keith Smith (signed), Todd Walker (signed), and Alex Sweetman along with a bound-in heavy vinyl sheet protector containing twenty slides. A handsome copy of this uncommon, extraordinary period document SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY CURATOR Fred Parker (#617/1000) in black ink on the acknowledgements page as issued showing some light soiling and age patination to the white wrappers as well as a small nick and crease to the top edge of the front cover. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 0-89951-032-9 Inventory Number: 020502&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Raging Bull (Signed First Edition)

      Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1970. FIRST EDITION, first printing. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Full red cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, jacket has been price-clipped and there is light wear. This book is housed in a custom slipcase. Overall an EXCELLENT book in an EXCELLENT dust jacket. A good gift. Photos available upon request. Raging Bull: My Story is a 1970 memoir by middleweight boxer Jake LaMotta. In 1980 the book was adapted to film by Martin Scorsese. The book is an autobiography about Jake LaMotta's life as a young teenage criminal, his reformation in prison, his boxing years and his struggle with the mafia who kept the title out of reach, and his jealous obsession with his wife Vickie. The book details his life very thoroughly from childhood till the end of his fame.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Full Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ziern-Hanon Galleries]
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        Raging Bull

      Prentice Hall, 1970. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 1971. Second Printing of the First Edition. Illustrated with photos of the champs life. Red cloth boards with gold lettering. Signed by Jake La Motta on the title page and inscribed, ""To Johnny, Jake La Motta, Raging Bull."" The Inscription is 100% Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Fine, clean boards and spine, book is tight and square, clean pages, tight spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, original jacket priced at $6.95 at the front flap, author's photo at the rear panel, shelf wear, light spots.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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        Anonyme Skulpturen (Signed First Edition)

      New York: Wittenborn and Company, 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)

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Every Building on the Sunset Strip

      Los Angeles: Edward Ruscha, [1970]. Near fine leporello in white wrappers (with only light creasing to the spine), in the near fine publisher's silver slipcase, fresh, with a tiny split at the top of the spine, small price sticker.. Second edition, without the rear flap. This copy SIGNED by Ruscha on the edge of the box. Limited to 5000 copies. (Parr / Badger 142-143; Roth 182-185; Open Book 198-199; Auer 463).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Utlendingers reiser i Norge.

      En bibliografi. Vojens, (1970). 589 s. + SCHIÖTZ, EILER H. Itineraria Norvegica. Utlendingers reiser i Norge inntil år 1900. En bibliografi. Bind II: supplementer. Otta, (1986). (8),595 s. Två oklbd med skyddsomslag. Det första skyddsomslaget delvis lite solkigt och med en liten fläck samt en smärre reva i den bakre delen. Med diskret namnteckning ("Hassler") i blyerts.. Standardbibliografin som även beskriver många resor i Sverige och dessutom förser alla poster med biografiska och andra nyttiga uppgifter liksom författarens uppfattning av arbetenas sällsynthet, vilken är hämtad ur en lång samlarerfarenhet

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        Troubles

      Jonathan Cape, London 1970 - HARDBACK - The book is in near fine condition with very clean boards that are free of any knocks or bumps. The inner pages are very clean with a small owners name to the top corner of the first front endpaper. The book has had a piece of artwork performed to the front endpaper by the dust wrapper's artist, Bill Botton. The artwork is of a large portion of the front panel of the dust wrapper. The artwork has been additionally signed by Mr Botton. The dust wrapper is in very good condition with light rubbing to the spine tips and to the corners of the front and rear dust wrapper folds. There is a touch of fading to the spine, but the dust wrapper has not been price clipped, showing the correct price of 45s/£2.25net to the bottom corner of the front flap. Overall, an attractive copy of a very scarce Booker title, with the addition of artwork performed to the front endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: West Hull Rare Books - P.B.F.A.]
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        Atlas Stellarum, 1950: Photgraphischer Stern-Atlas/Photographic Star Atlas

      Dusseldorf, Treugesell Verlag KG, 1970. . Three portfolios. 450 charts, covering the sky from Pole to Pole. Text is in German and English. Book condition: Fine Condition

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Rudolf Hausner. Mit Werkkatalog der Gemälde.

      - Salzburg, Galerie Welz 1970. 27,7 : 30 cm. 160 S. mit Porträt, 16 Textabb., 69 Tafeln, davon 47 in Farben u. 54 Abb. im Werkkatalog. Orig.-Leinen mit farb. Schutzumschlag u. illustr. Vorsätzen in Orig.-Kartonschuber. Eines von 200 numerierten Exemplaren der LUXUSAUSGABE mit einer vom Künstler handschr. signierten, numerierten und betitelten dreifarbigen ORIG.-LITHOGRAPHIE "Drei- und vierdimensionale Illusion". - Umfassende Monographie über den bedeutenden Vertreter des Wiener Realismus mit beschreibendem Werkverzeichnis der 54 Gemälde von 1936 bis 1970. In der von Werner Hofmann hrsg. Reihe "Oesterreicher des 20.Jahrhunderts" erschienen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Zähringer]
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