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      New York & Amsterdam: Printed in Holland for the Johnson Reprint Corporation and Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1971-1972.. Four volumes. Limitation leaf printed recto only in black, 4 general titles, 4 volume titles, 4 printed facsimiles of the original titles. 435 plates, printed in up to eight colors, after John James Audubon. Double elephant folio. Original brown half calf over green cloth-covered boards, upper covers with inset brown in calf panel lettered in gilt with author and title, the flat spines lettered in gilt with author, title and volume number. Leather somewhat scuffed, internally fine. The "Amsterdam Audubon" was limited to only 250 copies. A viable alternative to the original Havell edition, and one of only two full-size facsimile editions of the complete work ever published. In October 1971, employing the most faithful printing method available, the best materials and the ablest craftsmen of their age, the Amsterdam firm of Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd., in conjunction with the Johnson Reprint Corporation of New York, set out to produce the finest possible limited edition facsimile of the greatest bird book ever printed: the Havell edition of John James Audubon's well-loved BIRDS OF AMERICA. The Teyler Museum in Haarlem, Holland made their copy of the original work available for use as a model. The Museum had bought their copy through Audubon's son as part of the original subscription in 1839. After long deliberation, the extremely complex but highly accurate process of color photo-lithography was chosen as the most appropriate printing method. The best exponents of this art were the renowned Dutch printing firm of NV Fotolitho Inrichting Drommel at Zandvoort who were willing to undertake the task of printing each plate in up to eight different colors. The original Havell edition was published on handmade rag paper and the publishers were determined that the paper of their edition should match the original. Unhappy with the commercially available papers, they turned to the traditional paper manufacturers G. Schut & Zonen (founded in 1625), who, using 100% unbleached cotton rags, were able to produce a wove paper of the highest quality, with each sheet bearing a watermark unique to the edition: G. Schut & Zonen [JR monogram] Audubon [OT monogram]. The publishers and their dedicated team completed their task late in 1972 and the results of these labors became known as the "Amsterdam Audubon." 250 copies were published and sold by subscription, with the plates available bound or unbound. Given all this careful preparation, it is not surprising that the prints have the look and feel of the original Havell edition. The Havell edition was expensive at the time of publication and this has not changed. The last complete copy to appear on the market sold for more than $10,000,000 in London in 2010, and the increasingly rare individual plates from this edition, when they do appear, generally sell for between $2,500 and $150,000 depending on the image. The quality of the Amsterdam Audubon plates is apparent to any discerning collector and it is becoming ever clearer that they offer the most attractive alternative to the Havell edition plates, given the latter's spiraling prices. The idea for his great work came to Audubon after his meeting with the distinguished ornithologist Alexander Wilson at Louisville in 1810, but it was not until 1826 that he felt ready to set sail for England in search of a publisher. In the intervening sixteen years he had time both to perfect his style of drawing from specimens mounted on wires as an aid to composition, to assemble a remarkable portfolio of drawings, and, perhaps most importantly, to develop the single-minded determination that was to be so essential in his efforts to realize his ambition. John James Audubon, the illegitimate son of French sea captain Jean Audubon and Mlle Jeannne Rabin, his Creole mistress, was born in Les Cayes, Santo Domingo on April 26, 1785. His mother died soon after his birth and in 1791, Audubon was brought back to France to live at Nantes under the care of his father's wife, Anne Moynet. The arrangement was evidently a happy one, and both Audubon and his half-sister (Jean's illegitimate daughter by another mistress) were legally adopted in 1794. Audubon later wrote that he quickly came to both love and admire his adopted mother, though her indulgence of his preference for exploring the surrounding countryside to attending to his schoolwork, was perhaps largely responsible for his lack of formal education. Audubon's first arrival in America was in 1803, when, following the loss of the family's fortune in Santo Domingo, his father dispatched him to eastern Pennsylvania. He was to stay with a Quaker lawyer, Miers Fisher, who had been acting as Audubon senior's business agent, and represent the family's interests in the development of the lead deposits which had been found on Mill Grove (a farm near Philadelphia, which had been bought, sight unseen, by Audubon's father). It was here that his early interest in drawing bird specimens grew, and here that he met and married (in 1808) Lucy Bakewell, the daughter of a neighbor. They set up home firstly in Louisville, and later Henderson, Kentucky. The new species of birds to be found in the virgin wilderness of Kentucky supplied Audubon with a large number of subjects to both draw and hunt, and allowed him to develop the lifelike action-packed ornithological images that were to become the hallmark of his work. Following his bankruptcy in 1820, Audubon decided to concentrate on his painting, and he set out for Louisiana with the intention of adding to the tally of species captured in his portfolio. During this period he worked as a traveling artist and drawing instructor, drawing birds from Mississippi as well as Louisiana and eventually settling with Lucy near New Orleans at a plantation called Bayou Sara. By 1824 Audubon's plans for THE BIRDS OF AMERICA were coalescing. The work was to be issued in eighty parts of five plates per part, for a total of 400 plates (this was finally expanded to 435 showing some 1,065 different species in eighty-seven parts) on large format paper: this was dictated by Audubon's determination that all the known species were to be shown, and that they should all be life-size. After unsuccessful attempts to get the work published in both Philadelphia and New York, in became clear that the only hope of publication lay in Europe, and Audubon sailed for England in 1826. In England Audubon arranged a number of successful exhibitions of his drawings, where the "dramatic impact of his ambitious, complex pictures and a romantic image as 'the American woodsman' secured Audubon entry into a scientific community much preoccupied with little-known lands." Amongst the friends he made from this community, were William Swainson, a gifted ornithologist, who taught Audubon the niceties of technical ornithology, William MacGillivray, a brilliant Scottish naturalist-anatomist, who, later, was to contribute to and edit Audubon's ORNITHOLOGICAL BIOGRAPHY, and Patrick Neill, printer and zoologist, who recommended William Home Lizars of Edinburgh as an engraver who would do justice to Audubon's work. Lizars was so impressed with Audubon's work that he agreed to put aside the work he was doing for Prideaux John Selby and Sir William Jardine, Britain's foremost ornithologists of the time, and concentrate on the engraving and printing of Audubon's subjects. Lizars' involvement in the project began in 1827, but turned out to be short-lived: after producing only ten plates, all of which are represented in the present selection, Lizars' colorists went on strike and Audubon was forced to find another engraver. This setback proved to be only temporary, however, and Audubon quickly established an excellent working and personal relationship with both Robert Havell, senior, and his son, Robert Havell, junior. Havell senior died in 1832, but between 1828 and 1838 Havell junior was involved as engraver (or in the case of the Havell plates as re-toucher) of all 425 of the images that go to make up the highest achievement of ornithological art and the greatest of all bird books.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        The Shtetl, a Journey and a Memorial

      Santa Monica, California, U. S. A.: Kelyn Press. Very Good+. 1971. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Massive portfolio, printed in an edition of 40 copies with this being No. 5. It is signed in pencil by the artist on the copyright page with the edition noted. Contains 9 original prints by artist Ruth Weisberg, five are inked intaglio and four are inked intaglio and relief. Each print is also titled and signed in pencil by the artist. Prints are dated 1970 and 1971. Prints are in excellent condition. Cover of the portfolio is textured cloth. Measures 21" x 20". Prints are mounted against acid free paper with corner mount (not permanently affixed -- removable). Additional photos on request. Serious inquiries only, please. <p> PRINTS: Intaglio Elephant Folio 23" tall 22 pages Ruth Weisberg teaches at USC&#39;s Roski School of Fine Arts, where she served as Dean from 1995 to 2010. A prolific artist working primarily in painting, drawing and printmaking, she frequently focuses on Jewish themes and has written extensively on Jewish art. She teaches a course in "Jewish Cultural Resources" jointly offered by USC and Hebrew Union College and founded The Jewish Artists Initiative of Southern California. Widely exhibited nationally and internationally, her work has been collected by major museums worldwide. <p> PRINTS: <br>#1, 1938, dated 1970<br>#2, Meeting, Dated 1971<br>#3, Waiting, Dated 1971 <br>#4, The Children, not dated<br> #5, Doors and Windows, dated 1971 <br> #6, Journey, Dated 1971 <br> #7, Dusk, Not dated <br> #8, Death is Foreshadowed <br> #9. In the End, Dated 1971. .

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        MARTIN BUBER. An Intimate Portrait. Signed

      New York: The Viking Press, 1971 Hodes, Aubrey. MARTIN BUBER: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT. Signed. New York: The Viking Press, 1971. Martin Buber, [1878-1965], Austrian-born Jewish Philosopher, Story Teller, Theologian - best known for his philosophy of dialogue, a form of religious existentialism centered on the distinction between the I-Thou relationship and the I-It relationship. 8vo., 242pp. A fine copy in orange cream coloured boards stamped wine red at the spine in a bright near fine price clipped dustwrapper. Significant non authorial but relevant presentation inscription neatly penned at the top of the front free endpaper: "To George and Margaret [Riemer]- with deep affection, sincere respect and abiding faith - In continuing dialogue - Lenny & Lenore Sandel" Neatly pasted below the inscription is an airmail envelope postmarked Jerusulem addressed to Mr. George Riemer of New York from Martin Buber. The 1 page typed letter dated Jerusalem, 12.12.1963 reads In Part: "Dear Mr. Riemer, Of course you may send me your questions and I will answer....In some measure I have dealt with the problem of marriage in my book " The Question to the Single One" published in German 1936. It&#39;s English translation is contained in my book "Between Man and Woman"... Sincerely yours, Martin Buber [In blue pen] ". A very nice copy indeed. In an elegant custom presentation collector&#39;s Nuba & hand made marbled paper clamshell case. ["Born in Vienna, Buber came from a family of observant Jews, but broke with Jewish custom to pursue secular studies in philosophy. In 1902, Buber became the editor of the weekly Die Welt, the central organ of the Zionist movement, although he later withdrew from organizational work in Zionism. In 1923 Buber wrote his famous essay on existence, Ich und Du (later translated into English as I and Thou), and in 1925 he began translating the Hebrew Bible into the German language. In 1930 Buber became an honorary professor at the University of Frankfurt am Main, and resigned in protest from his professorship immediately after Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933. He then founded the Central Office for Jewish Adult Education, which became an increasingly important body as the German government forbade Jews to attend public education. In 1938, Buber left Germany and settled in Jerusalem, in the British Mandate of Palestine, receiving a professorship at Hebrew University and lecturing in anthropology and introductory sociology."]. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        THE POEMS OF DYLAN THOMAS. (includes: Elegy; in Country Sleep; Fern Hill; Letter to My Aunt Discussing the Correct Approach to Modern Poetry; etc) THE DEDICATION COPY

      New York:: New Directions, 1971 Thomas, Dylan, Edited and with an Introduction By Daniel Jones. The Poems of Dylan Thomas (includes: Elegy; in Country Sleep; Fern Hill; Letter to My Aunt Discussing the Correct Approach to Modern Poetry; etc) THE DEDICATION COPY. New York: New Directions, 1971. First Edition, First Printing. Errata card inserted + the publishers compliments slip with the typed note: "CONTRACT COPIES 1 sent to Dan Jones direct....Air Mail". Inscribed Presentation Copy to Jones&#39;s wife on the front pastedown: "To Irene / with love from Dan. / 23rd November 1971". Although there is no printed dedication, this one, for all intents & purposes is it. Fine in dustwrapper. 8vo., 291pp., 163 poems, 2 unfinished poems, 26 early poems, 36 pages of notes plus an index of titles & first lines. Provenance the estate of Daniel Jones. $2875. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        Carl Barks *Signed* (Junior Woodchucks&#39; Guidebook) [Walt Disney] Manuale delle Giovani Marmotte

      Milano, Italy: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore [Walt Disney], 1971. Hardcover. Good. Signed by Illustrator. This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Carl Barks the definitive Ducks Artist on the front fly, inscribed. &#39;To Norma / Carl Barks / The Old Woodchucker.&#39; The Junior Woodchucks&#39; Guidebook was Originally published in Italy in 1969 this is a 9th printing from 1971. It was translated into multiple languages, including English but not until 1973. There were eventually 9 or so volumes this is a copy of volume 1 before it began to be numbered as such. Any version of The Junior Woodchucks&#39; Guidebook is hard to come by, a signed copy is possibly here-to-fore unknown. The Junior Woodchucks were created by Carl Barks in 1951, in the story "Operation St. Bernhard" (Walt Disney&#39;s Comics and Stories #125). Rubbing to the corners & cover, minor bumps to all corners with a somewhat more significant bump to the bottom cover corner. Some fade to the yellow spine (lightening). Clean unmarked interior. Includes a note paper from the previous owner Norma C- on Disney logo note describing the item. Part of a collection of Signed Carl Barks items - which appear to have all been signed at the same time, all with a green pen. (Search our listings for other Signed Carl Barks books & comics from this collection.). * * * * * * * * * * {FREE Media Mail Shipping! Images available for any item, just ask. Any images shown next to the listing that have our watermark on them are the exact item you will receive, all other images are for reference only. Free delivery confirmation for domestic orders. Books with Author signatures are guaranteed authentic. We understand collectors needs in terms of accurate grading and proper packaging. We stand behind our descriptions 100%. All items will be shipped securely to insure that they arrive in exactly the same condition in which they left. May have small easily erasable pencil markings on first page. Our Packing Slips do not contain any pricing information so you may order items as Gifts or for Dropship without concern. We ship every Monday, Wednesday & Friday morning. All items subject to prior sale. Why the odd prices? We run a percent discount for our Biblio listings, which insures Biblio has our lowest prices online, but does give odd change.}

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        Le Lezard aux Plumes d&#39;Or (The Lizard with the Golden Feathers). Lithographs by Joan MIRO

      Paris: Louis Broder, 1971, first edition, one of 215 exemplars (total edition 195 + XX collaborators&#39; copies), signed in pencil by Joan Miro on the justification page. The complete book with lithographically printed poem &#148;The Lizard with the Golden Feathers&#148; by Joan Miro and 15 original unsigned hors-texte lithographs, 2 of which are double-page, all printed in brlliant colors by the artist. The single page lithographs measure roughly 14 x 19 in, while the 2 double-page lithos measure 13,125 x 38.5 in (33 x 97 cm); all printed on Rives wove paper with the Miro watermark; loose leaves, as issued, in publisher&#39;s paper folder with one of the 15 lithographs on the front cover, within the original parchment covers, boards chemise and linen-over-boards solander box. In new condition; overall size 21 x 15.25 x 2.5 in (53 x 39 x 6 cm). References: Mourlot 789-828; Cramer (Miro) 148; Kornfeld 152 /134.

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        The Vantage Point: Perspectives of the Presidency 1963-1969

      Holt Rinehart Winston New York: Holt, Rinehart, Winston. (1971). First. First edition. Near fine in a very good dustwrapper with mild yellowing on the spine, wrinkles on the rear panel, a small tear at the bottom of the front panel, and one small tear each at top and bottom edges of the rear panel. Signed by the author on a tipped in page. Not sure if this is a true signature or an autopen... we suspect all Johnson signatures on a tipped in page would be by autopen. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      Med 16 originallitografier af Robert Jacobsen. Brøndum, København 1971. Upagineret. Indbundet i et unikum-bind udført af Robert Jacobsen og bogbinderen Ole Olsen i fællesskab. Bindet er et papirbind, hvor overtrækspapiret er et originalt kunstværk af Robert Jacobsen udført i akvarel med en hvid grundfarve og farverne rød, grøn, blå, orange, gul og sort. Rygtitlen er forgyldt og bogblokken er ubeskåret. Bindet er signeret øverst på forreste inderperm i guld: 'Ole Olsen 1974 Co'libri - Robert Jacobsen'.. Helt unik og flot bogbind og kunstværk af bogbinderen Ole Olsen og kunstneren Robert Jacobsen. Et af Ole Olsens bidrag til bogbinderkunsten var ideen om, at lade kunstnere udføre et originalt kunstværk på det overtrækspapir, der dækker bogens bind. Bogen bliver på den måde et helt unikt kunstnerisk udtryk, hvor kunst og håndværk mødes på frodigste vis. Ole Olsen samarbejdede med flere kunstnere om at udføre unikke bind - Svend Wiig Hansen, Leif Lage, Austin Grandjean, Helge Ernst og ikke mindst Robert Jacobsen. I 1974 blev flere af bindene vist frem på udstillingen 'Kunstnere skaber bogbind', der var den første af sin art i Danmark og som helt berettiget vakte opsigt

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        Le lizard aux plumes d'or VIII

      Litografia originale a colori, mm.476x330 relativi alla sola parte incisa, tratta dalla cartella di Mir¢ "Le lézard aux plumes d'or"composta da una serie di 13 litografie illustranti poemetti chirografati dello stesso Mirò. La cartella fu stampata in 195 esemplari numerati (numerata la cartella ma non le litografie). Filigrana riproducente la firma di Mirò. Ottima conservaz.

      [Bookseller: Taberna Libraria]
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        EAT CROW.

      1-21pp. Frontispiece by Leonard Baskin. Original full calf with cloth slipcase. Small quarto. Number 133 of a limited edition of 150 copies signed by the author. Some light spotting on endpapers; gilt on spine mellowed as usual; else a fine copy.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Three Books from the Fantod Press: The Deranged Cousins; The Untitled Book; The Eleventh Episode

      The Fantod Press New York: The Fantod Press. (1971). First. First edition. Three volumes in stapled wrappers, in publisher's printed envelope as issued. Books are as new; the envelope is near fine with minimal edgewear. .

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        Coca cola. lotto di 34 assegni con data: 1906, 1907, 1909, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1925, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1935, 1936, 1945, 1960, 1962, 1965, 1971, 1973.

      collezione di 34 assegni originali della Coca Cola; gli assegni sono tutti diversi e sono in ottimo stato (vedi immagine allegata); date assegni: 1906, 1907, 1909, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1925, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1935, 1936, 1945, 1960, 1962, 1965, 1971, 1973.

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        Group of Eleven A.L.S., with envelopes, nine 4to; two 8vo; one 12mo, Saint Louis, MO, 1967-1971

      RD. Letters sent to Lola Pergament in NY about art items popularized by comic characters (roll paper, watches, postages), which Trova was interested to buy for his collection. Letters sigined in full, "Ernest Trova." ? Thanks for informing me of the Mickey+Donald wall paper. Could I have a roll of each?? The letter on personal stationery, dated on Oct 12, 1971 reads, "Any way I do hope you will let me know if you can find me also items, movie star jewelery, rings, bracelets, necklaces of Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley etc?.?; The letter dated on Oct 22, 1967 reads, ? I am interested in buying Mickey Mouse watches, Shirley Temple wrist watch??; Letter of March 29, 1968 reads, ??I will wait till you find the radio items to complete my collection??; Letter on Nov 13, 1967 reads, ? Thank you for Buck pin?. I do want the Duck Tracy pin??; Letter on Nov 2, 1967 reads, ??I would also be interested in a Tom Mix ring and other small items popularized by comic characters of the 1930?s??; Letter dated July 22, 1968 reads, ?Thank you for informing me of the Mickey + Donald wall paper. Could I have a roll of each??; Letter of Dec 4, 1968 reads, ?Dear? thank you for writing. I do have these two rolls but I will use them for trade include $ 12.00 + postage??.

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        FOLON. Musée des Arts Décoratifs - Paris - Du 10 décembre 1971 au 10 février 1972.

      In-8 oblungo (mm. 240x320), cartoncino edit. illustr. a colori, 68 pp.nn. Catalogo della mostra, con una breve introduzione di François Mathey e alc. ill. in b.n. incluso ritratto dI Jean-Michel Folon (1934-2005); al fine ?testimonianze?, lista delle opere esposte e biografia dell?artista belga. Vi sono riprodotte a colori: 14 ?affiches et couvertures? e 11 + 12 (a p. pag.) ?aquarelles et encres de chine? realizzati fra il 1968 e il 1971. Il ns. esempl. porta al frontespizio una affascinante dedica con disegno autografo dell?A. che continua su altre 4 pagine. La dedica è per lo scrittore Giorgio Soavi col quale l?artista realizzò numerosi progetti per Olivetti a partire dal 1967. Ben conservato.

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        Pale Gray for Guilt (First American Hardcover Edition)

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1971. First American edition in hardcover in a first issue jacket, with a code of 971 at the top right corner of the front flap, and a price of $5.50 at the bottom of same. Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dust jacket. Bookplate on the front endpaper; jacket is a bit rubbed at the folds. Overall, an unusually sharp copy of one of the scarcest Travis McGee hardcover titles.

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        Wanda Hickey's Night of Golden Memories and Other Disasters

      Doubleday New York: Doubleday. 1971. First. First edition. Fine in a spine-tanned, else very good dustwrapper. Signed by the author and dated in the year of publication. Very uncommon signed. .

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