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        Wolf; a False Memoir

      New York; (1971): Simon & Schuster. First Edition. Octavo. Review copy with review slip and an invitation to the Academy of American Poets laid in.. The author's first novel. A memoir dealing mostly with the years 1956-1960 written from the vantage of the present-its author is a self-antiqued thirty-three, a juncture when literary souls always turn around and look backward. Here is the story of Swanson, a man with a heart, a libido, and an appetite as vast as the rugged country he was born in. Bound in white cloth lettered in black, spine lettering black, in unclipped clean bright dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB]
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      Tokyo, Japan: Shashin Hyoronsha Publishing House, 1971. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket.. Tokyo, Japan: Shashin Hyoronsha Publishing House, 1971. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition/First Printing. 96 pages. Collection of nudes, presented as an Artist Book. One of the greatest erotic art photography books of the 20th century. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. There is no ISBN. The First Edition is now rare. A brilliant production by Eikoh Hosoe: Oversize-volume format. Cloth boards with titles embossed on cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Eikoh Hosoe. Preface by Yukio Mishima, the greatest Japanese novelist of the 20th century. Mishima famously collaborated with Hosoe on "Ba Ra Kei". Cardboard slipcase with titles printed on black paper that is pasted on the slipcase. Printed in gravure on pristine-white, thick uncoated stock paper by The Nissha Printing Company in Tokyo, Japan to the highest standards. In pink DJ with black titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Presents Eikoh Hosoe's "Hoyo". One of the most stunning and most influential explorations of the nude in the history of photography. Abstracted, choreographed down to the smallest detail, and yet sensuous, made palpably so by exquisite gravure printing, these nudes will not be surpassed. As the title suggests, every image is an embrace, showing a completely nude and physically intimate male and female couple, whose interest to us is the line formed by the closeness of their bodies, which remain discrete and never become one despite their proximity. They are re-enacting for Hosoe's camera (if are not actually engaged in) sexual intercourse. But Hosoe's goal - and genius - is to make us see and think not about sex, but about the power of beauty: The erotic is an aesthetic, not a sexual, experience. It's about pleasure, not arousal. Or as one of Hosoe's personal idols famously wrote: "Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power" (Oscar Wilde). An absolute "must-have" title for Eikoh Hosoe collectors. This copy is very prominently, neatly, and beautifully signed and placed in pencil on the half-title page by the artist/photographer: "Eikoh Hosoe Tokyo". It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. This title is a great erotic art photography book. As far as we know, this is the only such signed and placed copy of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a beauty. Please note: While the slipcase is imperfect, the book itself is fine. If both were perfect, this First Edition would command twice as much. A rare signed copy thus. 62 gravure plates. "Ba Ra Kei" and "Kamaitachi" were selected as two of the greatest photography books in "The Photobook". One of the greatest artist/photographers of the 20th century. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER EIKOH HOSOE TITLES IN OUR CATALOG).

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      Shashin Hyoronsha Publishing House, Tokyo, 1971. First Edition. Fine. 14 x 10 inches, unnumbered pages, black cloth with cardboard slipcase, Dust Jacket (fine condition), Signed by the photographer in kanji on verso of title page, With cardboard slipcase including orange printed wrap around band. Preface by Yukio Mishima. The book features a stunning series of Hosoe's stark, sculptural nude studies. This copy also includes a Polaroid of Hosoe signing copies of "Embrace" at the Ansel Adams Workshop, Yosemite in 1975. There is also a large cardboard sheet that Hosoe used to practice his signature in kanji before signing copies of the book.

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        Embrace / Hoyo

      Tokyo: Shashin Hyoronsha Publishing House, 1971. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine hardcover with blunting to one tip in a Fine dust jacket in a Near Fine slipcase with a bump to one corner and the obi. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A monograph of Hosoe's semi-abstract nude figure studies. Photographs, design and layout by Eikoh Hosoe; preface by Yukio Mishima. SIGNED BY HOSOE in kanji with silver ink on verso of title page, no inscription. Black cloth-bound boards with title stamped in white on cover and spine with dust jacket, in a printed cardboard slipcase with mounted wrap-around printed title plate and wrap-around promotional band (belly band/obi.) Unpaginated [96 pages]; 12 sepia-toned plates and 50 b&w plates, gravure-printed; 10.25 x 14.5 inches. Text in Japanese. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

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      Tokyo: Shashin Hyoronsha Publishing House,, 1971. Folio. Original black cloth, Japanese titles to spine and boards in white. With the dust jacket. Half-tone photographs throughout. Very light offsetting from laid-in postcard to the half-title, the faintest of tanning towards edges. An excellent copy in the bright dust jacket. First edition, inscribed by Hosoe in Japanese to the half-title and with his signature below in Roman letters, dated 10 August 1974, together with a postcard from the artist addressed to fellow photographer Eva Rubinstein in New York, bearing the message "Hope your show was successful, too! Eikoh". A superb association for this important work of photography.

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        EMBRACE ; Preface by Yukio Mishima

      Tokyo: Shashin Hyoronsha Publishing House, 1971. First edition. Hosoe. Folio, unpaged, over 70 full-page gravure printed b&w photos. Black cloth, titled in white with printed dust jacket, with the printed portion of the obi (wraparound band) laid -in. Aside from the neat signature of Alan Winer, photographer and former administrator of the Visual Studies Workshop, this is a fine copy in publisher's slipcase which has a few scrapes to the surface. Human bodies in closely framed and brilliantly lit abstractions. Printed in the photogravure process to accentuate the contrast of skin tones. A beautifully conceived and executed body of work.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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      Tokyo: Shashin Hyoronsha Publishing House, 1971. Fine in a fine jacket, near fine printed card slipcase, publisher's peach obi, with two edge tears.. First Edition. Tall quarto. Preface by Yukio Mishima. A triumph of design and artistic conception, printed in luscious charcoal gravure. Original ephemera laid in, including a prospectus with small images of all the plates

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        I fiori del deserto

      Roma: L'Arco Edizioni d'Arte, , 1971. Perfetto (Mint). Cartella contenente 4 acquaforti originali, numerate, firmate e datate a matita dall'Artista (cm 17,5x12,5 - foglio 50x35). . Perfetto (Mint). Edizione originale di 20 es. numerati. Scultore, ha firmato con Lucio Fontana il Manifesto Blanco nel 1946

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Verhandelinge van de Asiatise melaatsheid, na een naaukeuriger ondersoek ten dienste van het gemeen.Amsterdam, Abraham van Someren, 1687. With: (2) BEINTEMA VAN PEIMA, Joannes Ignatius Worp van. Tabacologia, ofte korte verhandelenge over de tabak, desselvs deugd, gebruyk, ende kennisse: waar door aangeweesen wordt een wegh om lang, vroolijk, ende gesond te leeven. The Hague, Levijn van Dijck, 1690. Lacking blank and frontispiece. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary vellum.

      Ad 1: Bowers, Western medical pioneers in feudal Japan (1971), p. 31; Krivatsy 9605; Landwehr & V.d. Krogt, VOC 834; STCN (2 copies); ad 2: Arents 407. Ad 1: Very rare first edition of an extensive treatise on leprosy, also called the Asian illness or leprosy, by the resident physician of Deshima, Willem ten Rhyne (ca. 1647-1700). Ten Rhyne was "the first Deshima doctor to describe the medicine and culture of Japan to the West (Bowers).'' Besides writing this pioneer work on leprosy, Ten Rhyne also was the first scholar to introduce knowledge of acupuncture and moxibustion in to Europe in his Dissertatio de Arthritide (1683), the earliest important Western report on acupuncture. He also wrote the first detailed study of tea and an account of the Cape of Good Hope and the Hottentotes, which describes the lives of the Khoikhoi (then Hottentots) during the early days of Dutch settlement in the Cape.Ad 2: First edition of a treatise on tobacco, with the virtue, use, and knowledge of the same by J.I.W. Beintema van Peima (1662-1694), professor in Medicine. Accoring to the author tobacco is one of God's herbs; it induces tranquility of mind in lonely or unhappy moods.The tobacco work (ad. 2) is lacking ll. a1-2 (blank and engraved frontispiece), the work by Ten Rhyne in very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat FORUM BV]
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        A. Raphael Mafai

      Roma: L'Arco Edizioni d'Arte, , 1971. Perfetto (Mint). Cartella contenente 4 acqueforti acquetinte originali, numerate e firmate, di Antonietta Raphael Mafai (cm 34x24 - 22x13 - 28x21 -28,5x22). Una nota di Cesare Vivaldi e una breve notizia biografica. Cm 51x36. pp. 8+incisioni. Perfetto (Mint). Prima edizione di 50 es. numerati.

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        History of Portuguese Cartography

      Coimbra: Junta de Investigação do Ultramar-Lisboa, 1971. A good copy.. Two volumes quarto, colour frontispieces and many plates, inscribed by the author; in the original maroon cloth. First edition in English, limited to 1,000 copies. This is a presentation copy of Cortesao's authoritative work, inscribed by him to his fellow-historian and great collector Boies Penrose; a charming letter from Cortesao to Penrose is also included.This study of cartographic history, by one of the pre-eminent historians of Portuguese exploration and map making, deals with developments until the fifteenth century. The first volume has a wider scope than the title suggests, including discussion on early Western cartography and navigational science until the Renaissance as a frame of reference for Portuguese efforts. The second and larger volume focuses in detail on the history of Portuguese navigation, discussing the early Atlantic voyages and the works of Portuguese map makers in the fifteenth century. A third volume, though planned, was never completed.

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        Manifeste pour une nouvelle psychopathologie et une nouvelle psychothérapie EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Maurice Lemaître, 1971. Fine. Maurice Lemaître, Paris 1971, 23,5x29cm, broché. - First edition, one of 50 numbered copies on Arches, this one hors commerce, tirage de tête. Signed by the author on justification page. A very good copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur Arches, le nôtre hors commerce, tirage de tête. Signature de l'auteur à la justification du tirage. Bel exemplaire.

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        Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream.

      New York: Random House, 1971. First edition of the author's second book. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Hunter S. Thompson on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. A very sharp example. The novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is based on two trips to Las Vegas, Nevada, that Hunter S. Thompson took with attorney and Chicano activist Oscar Zeta Acosta in March and April 1971. Thompson wrote that he concluded their March trip by spending some 36 hours alone in a hotel room "feverishly writing in my notebook" about his experiences. The genesis of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream is in that notebook. The book "cemented Mr. Thompson

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        [Ansichten von Heidelberg und Schwetzingen].[Heidelberg?], Charles de Graimberg, ca. 1826 (views dated 1811-1826). Oblong 16mo? (9.5 x 14 cm). With 47 lithographic views of Heidelberg and vicinity (image size 6 x 10 cm), all coloured by a contemporary hand and highlighted with gum arabic, each with a caption with French on the left and German on the right. Contemporary boards.

      Max Schefold, Alte Ansichten aus Baden (1971), 25427-25430, 25431-25437 (9 of our 33 views of Heidelberg); c f. WorldCat (1 set of 9 similar views); not in Abbey, Travel. Very rare print series, possibly the most extensive set to survive, of some of the earliest lithographic views of Heidelberg, Schwetzingen and vicinity, published and nearly all drawn by Louis Charles François de Graimberg-Belleau (1774-1864). Graimberg was a French royalist nobleman who fled the French Revolution to Germany in 1791 and developed a great love for Schloss Heidelberg for its architectural-historical value and as a symbol of noble culture. The present series gives only his name and seems to correspond closely to the series he published about ten years later, so it appears to be his own edition. Most of the views show the Schloss as it was in Graimberg's time, but a few show it before the fire, based on views by Matthaüs Merian and others. The present set has 33 Heidelberg views followed by 15 Schwetzingen views. The present collection includes four views of the mosque built in the years 1779 to 1795 for Karl Theodor, Elector of the Palatine and Bavaria, situated on his palace grounds in Schwetzingen, a remarkable symbol of religious tolerance in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.With about half the views slightly browned and a tiny marginal chip in the last 2, not approaching the image, but otherwise in very good condition. With a few small tears in the paper covering the boards (mostly at the hinges and the foot of the spine) and somewhat loose in the spine, but the binding is otherwise good. A very rare series of early lithographic views of Heidelberg and vicinity, including the Schwetzingen mosque.

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      Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1971. First edition. A fine copy, top edge dusty in a fine dust jacket, touch of rubbing to extremities with a tiny closed tear to upper right corner, a few soil marks to rear panel. (11459). Octavo, cloth. Title story (novelette) was 1965 Nebula award winner. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-514.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Le gambe di Saint-Germain.

      Giorgio Upiglio, 1971. Cm. 32, pp. 45 (7). Con antiporta ed 8 belle e grandi acqueforti a colori nel testo di Dino Buzzati. A fogli chiusi, come d'origine. Entro cartella edit. in cart. rigido con titoli al dorso ed al piatto. Perfetta conservazione. Pregevole edizione stampata su carta distinta in tiratura limitata di 160 copie numerate (ns. n. 32). Il presente esemplare presenta la firma autografa di Buzzati a ciascuna delle acqueforti, la firma di Patani al colophon e la dedica ms. di quest'ultimo all'occhietto.

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      London: Robert Hale & Company, [1971]. First British (and first hardcover) edition. A near fine copy in a near fine price clipped dust jacket, touch of restoration to spine ends and corners, small stain spot to upper rear panel. A very uncommon book. (9978). Octavo, boards. "Time travellers are horrified to find a near-future America riven by interracial war. A simple but moving cautionary tale." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 434. Hugo award nominee and Nebula award nominee. Pringle: Science Fiction The 100 Best Novels #65.

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

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1971.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. The author's third novel. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 4-255. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-112. Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: 100 Best Books 67. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 48. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 675-79. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, p. 87. Mild bump to upper rear corner, a fine copy in fine dust jacket with several small mild wrinkles to upper rear corner. A lovely copy. (#155317)

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      London: Robert Hale & Company, [1971]. First British (and first hardcover) edition. A fine copy in a very good or somewhat better dust jacket, mild shelf wear to spine ends and corner tips, some rubs to spine edge folds and front flap fold. (20403). Octavo, boards. Signed inscription by Tucker. "Time travellers are horrified to find a near-future America riven by interracial war. A simple but moving cautionary tale." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 434. Hugo award nominee and Nebula award nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1145. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 65. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2520-24.

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

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1971 - Octavo, cloth. First edition. The author's third novel. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 4-255. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-112. Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: 100 Best Books 67. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 48. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 675-79. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, p. 87. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A brilliant copy with the merest hint of the nearly inevitable fading to dust jacket spine panel. Quite uncommon thus. (#99140) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

      Collins Harvill, 1971. Hardcover. Good. A first edition, first printing published by Collins in 1971. A good book with a white stain to the rear board and a little bubbling to the front panel. No inscriptions within. In a good unclipped second issue wrapper (reviews to the rear panel), with some light chipping to the corners. Some wear to the edges.

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      Lithographie signiert 1971 - 43,5 x 32 cm Dorsch 1021? Als Anklage gegen die Unterdrückung der Menschenrechte und der Meinungsfreiheit besonders im Ostblock entstand dieses Blatt: ein Soldat mit Mütze nagelt einen Sarg zu, aus dem ein erschlaffter Arm hängt; die eben noch gehaltene Feder liegt am Boden, daneben verstreutes Papier; in der rechten unteren Papierecke Wasserzeichen der Clan - Presse; zweite Variante von vieren mit obigem Titel, jedoch deutliche Unterschiede zu Dorsch 1021, erst recht nicht identisch mit den drei weiteren Varianten. ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

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        Edwin Mullhouse: The Life and Death of an American Writer 1943-1954 by Jeffrey Cartwright. A Novel

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1971. First. Uncorrected proof. Printed yellow wrappers. A couple of small ink squiggles on the front wrap, and overall soiling on the wrappers, a solid, very good copy. Laid in is a Typed Letter Signed from Knopf editor Nina Bourne to author John Cheever sending along the book, and soliciting his opinion, and hopefully, a blurb. The letter, which had been laid into the proof, and oversized, has suffered some age-toning, tears and small nicks at the extremities. A nice association copy of the proof of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Millhauser's first book. .

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        VER SACRUM. Neue Hefte für Kunst und Literatur (3. Jahrgang). Herausgegeben von Otto Breicha, Hilde Spiel, Georg Eisler und der Wiener Secession.

      Wien München, Verlag Jugend und Volk (1971). - Vorzugsausgabe in Kassette. 30 x 28 cm. Kassette 31 x 29 cm. 87 S. 1 Bl. Illustr. OKt. (Hasso Tscholl). Transparenter Umschlag. Plastische Kassette von Gerri Zotter. Die seltene und gesuchte Ausgabe B, eines von 135 numerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe. Die Kassette wurde nach Entwurf Zotters von Anton Dölzer hergestellt, Pappe mit Papierbezug (Backsteinmuster), ausgespart ein Fenster mit grünem Plastikbaum. Mit den 6 numerierten und signierten Originalradierungen von Georg Eisler (Abdrucke von 3 Platten 1947-1951 auf einem Blatt: Elias Canetti und Viktor Matejka), Alfred Hrdlicka, Heinz Stangl, Fritz Wotruba, Erich (Arik) Brauer und Jorge Castillo. Textbeiträge im Erstdruck von Reinhard Priessnitz über Wittgenstein (seine Frau Cora Pongracz ist mit einem Foto der Volksschule in Puchberg vertreten), Bernhard Leitner, Thomas Bernhards Brief an Hilde Spiel in Sachen Wittgenstein, Hans Heinz Hahnl über Robert Müller, Felix de Mendelssohn über englische Dichtung, Gerhard Rühm, Elfriede Gerstl, W.G. Fischer, Ilse Aichinger, Wieland Schmied über Brauer, Abbildungen von Arnulf Rainer, Lui Dimanche, Peter Pongratz, Franz Ringel u.a. Von diesem Versuch einer bibliophilen Ansprüchen gerecht werdenden Dokumentation von Kunst und Literatur in Österreich nach 1945, in Format und Aufmachung der gleichnamigen Zeitschrift der Wiener Secession verpflichtet, erschienen zwischen 1969 und 1974 fünf Ausgaben, bezeichnet jeweils als 'Jahrgang' ohne Ziffer (1973 nicht erschienen). - Schönes Exemplar, die Kassette an den Kanten leicht berieben. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Georg Fritsch Antiquariat]
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        Die Schwerter in Süddeutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz I. Griffplatten-, Griffangel- und Griffzungenschwerter. Prähistorische Bronzefunde - Abteilung IV: Schwerter, Band 2.

      München, C.H. Beck Verlag, 1971. 4°, X, 264 Seiten und 154 Tafeln im Anhang sowie einer Karte, OLeinen mit Goldprg. und illustr. OUmschlag dieser mit leichten Gebrauchssp. sonst sehr guter Zustand - 1976. a74929 ISBN: 3406007503 Versand D: 6,00 EUR Archäologie, Waffen

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        Proximité du murmure. [Eaux-fortes de] Raoul Ubac.

      Sl: Maeght, 1971. Livre. Illus. by Raoul Ubac. Très bon. En Feuilles. Signé par L'auteur et L'illustrateur. Grand In-folio. Sl, Maeght, 1971. 43 x 30 cm, grand in-folio, 38 (5) pp., 8 eaux-fortes originales en noir dont 2 dans le texte et 6 hors texte, en feuilles sous couverture blanche à rabats imprimée et illustrée d'une petite vignette, coffret de l'éditeur. Première édition illustrée et premier tirage. Tirage à 195 exemplaires, tous sur vélin de Rives avec les eaux-fortes tirées sur Japon Hosho contrecollées. Celui-ci (n° 31) l'un des 25 comportant une EAU-FORTE refusée, signée et justifée. Exemplaire égalemnt signé au colophon par l'auteur et l'artiste. Bel exemplaire (petites salissures au coffret, le reste comme neuf). (MONOD, 4115).

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        Title unknown.

      Etching, 17,5 x 24,5 cms. (image). Signed in pencil "Constant" in the lower right and numbered "9/20" in the lower left. Framed, under passe-partout. Executed 1971. Constant.

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        Gesammelte Werke Band 6. Bok 3 c. Wiederkonstruktion des Buches aus dem Verlag forlag ed 1961.

      Reykjavik/Düsseldorf/London. Edition Hansjörg Mayer 1971 - Farbig illustr. Orig.-Karton. Ca. 300 Blätter aus farbigen Offsetvorlaufbogen geschnitten, Klebebindung. Format 17,0 x 23,0 cm. Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren und etwas angestaubt, innen in ordentlichem Zustand! Dobke: Bücher + Editionen - Seite 156 mit Abbildungen. Gesamtauflage: 1000 Exemplare. Mittlerweile selten! [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Atlas des Großen Kurfürsten. (Mauritiusatlas).

      Leipzig: Edition Leipzig . Faksimile 1971 - OLdr. mit Wappensupralibros Imp.-Folio, unn., mit farb. Wappentafel u. 53 (35 doppelblattgr.) farb. Karten, Faksimileausgabe ohne Kommentarband, Etwa um die Hälfte verkleinerte Faksimileausgabe des "größten Buches der Welt", des 1664 als Geschenk von Johann Moritz von Nassau-Siegen an den Kurfürsten Friedrich Wilhelm I. von Brandenburg nach Berlin gekommenen Werkes. Nr. 150 von 750 nummerierten Exemplaren. - Bei diesem Exemplar handelt es sich um die Variante ohne Metallbeschläge. Der Kommentarband fehlt. - Einband teilweise mit kleinen beschabten Stellen. Ansonsten tadelloser Zustand.

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        The Fly on the Wall [With Signed Bookplate Laid In]

      Harper & Row, Publishers, New York 1971 - Attractive copy of Hillerman's second book, a political mystery. HUBIN, p.205. First Printing, with "First Edition" statement on copyright page and complete number line at lower corner of p.212. Octavo; turquoise cloth, with titles and publishers logo stamped in blue and white on spine; dustjacket; 212pp. Bookplate signed by the author loosely laid in. Barest hint of a lean, some pinpoint wear to board edges, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $5.95), with some light wear to joints and extremities; Near Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The sweet grass hills of Montana (Kutoyisiks) as seen from the Milk river of Alberta (Kinuksisakta).

      Sperone editore, 1971 - 12mo.; illustrated throughout in b+w; card covers; perfect binding, a few pages a bit loosened; black dust-cover, several small chips at edges. Fulton's second publication. Very scarce. Two pages of introductory text: "These paintings are presented in the order they were painted. They were made in one sitting. Each painting is made from the memory of the previous one. The first painting is made from the memory of the Sweet Grass Hills of Montana as seen from the Milk River of Alberta. The Sweet Grass Hills were used by the Blackfeet Indians as a lookout place for spying buffalo herds in the vast flat surrounding prairie land." First edition. Signed by Fulton, first interior page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Baltimore Oriole. From "The Birds of America" (Amsterdam Edition)

      Johnson Reprint Corporation and Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Amsterdam and New York 1971 - Colour-printed lithograph, on fine hand-made paper. Excellent condition. 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 Curators of the Teyler's Museum in Haarlem, Holland made their copy of the original work available for use as a model. The Museum, founded in 1778, 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 colour photo-lithography was chosen as the 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 colours. The original Havell edition was published on hand-made 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 labours were affectionately 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. John James Audubon was born in Les Cayes, Haiti on 26 April 1785. From 1788 to 1803 he lived in France until he was sent to the United States to manage an estate that his father had bought in Pennsylvania. He returned to France in 1805, but his fascination with the United States had taken root and he returned again in May 1806. He married Lucy Bakewell in 1808 and together they embarked on a difficult period financially that was only to be resolved, through Audubon's unshakable and justified belief in his own abilities, with the publication of his masterpiece in 1827-1838. "The Birds of America" is the single greatest ornithological work ever produced and is the realization of Audubon's dream of traveling throughout the United States recording, natural size, every native bird then known. The 435 double-elephant folio sized plates, printed by the Havells of London, depict some 1,065 different species, the majority drawn from specimens that Audubon himself had captured. The Havell edition was expensive at the time of publication and this has not changed. Possibly the last complete copy which will ever appear on the market sold for a staggering $8,802,500 in a sale in New York in March 2000. Currently, the increasingly rare individual plates from this edition, when they do appear, generally sell for between $5,000 and $175,000 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. Cf. Zimmer, p. 22; cf. Bennett, p. 5; cf. Fries, Appendix A; cf. Wood, p. 208; cf. Nissen IVB 51; cf. Sabin 2364; cf. Ripley 13; cf. Tyler, Audubon's Great National Work , 1993, Appendix I.

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        Crow Wakes.

      Woodford Green, Essex: printed by Alan Tarling for Poet & Printer,, 1971. Twelve Poems. Small octavo. Original vellum-backed patterned boards, titles to spine and front in black. A fine copy. First edition, first printing, signed and numbered by hughes not once but twice, one of the scarce 100 copies retained by the poet, which seldom come to market. The title page verso is signed "No. 22 Ted Hughes" and the front free endpaper signed and numbered "Ted Hughes 12/88". The printer Alan Tarling informed the bibliographers Sagar and Tabor that "These poems were excluded for personal reasons from [Hughes's] Crow opus . . . There were 200, a hundred each going to poet and printer plus 30 review or academic copies. None of mine was signed and each cost £2.25, though I gave some to friends and relatives. All the 'academic' copies were gratis, and said as much in an extra colophon . . . I don't know how TH's copies were distributed or whether or not they were signed". Hughes had in fact numbered and signed all his copies on the title page verso from 1 to 100, but later apparently overlooked that he had done this and signed what were presumably his remaining copies from 1 to 88 on the front endpapers.

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        Conversation with the Supplicant

      West Burke, VT: The Janus Press, 1971. First Edition. Wraps. Fine. Van Vliet, Claire. Lithographs printed from stone on Zerkall Butten paper, text set in Monotype Times New Roman. Lithographs by Claire Van Vliet. 100 copies produced: first ten copies numbered I-X include an extra set of lithographs, this is copy number 58 of the remaining 90 copies, signed by the artist at colophon. Unpag. Ten loose signatures, as produced, in an olive green cloth covered clamshell box in Fine condition with paper label at spine.

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        ALL THE BRIGHT YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN: A Personal History of the Czech Cinema.

      (Toronto, Canada: Peter Martin Associates Limited), (1971). (1971). - INSCRIBED TO JIRI AND CHRISTINE VOSKOVEC AND SIGNED BY JOSEF SKVORECKY - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt on the spine in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is rubbed & the head of its spine is chipped. There is light dampstaning to the bottom corners of the jacket's front panel & flaps. v, [i] & 280 pages. Profuse black-and-white illustrations. There is light dampstaining to the bottom corners of the first few & last few pages. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First editionInscribed by the author in Czech to actor Jiri Voskovec and his wife Christine and signed "Skvorecky Josef / 25.8.72 Toronto". Voskovec is mentioned several times in the book.Jiri [George] Voskovec was born Jiri Wachsmann [1905-1981]. He was a much revered Czech actor and playwright. After World War 1 Voskovec appeared with Jan Werich [1905-1980] as one of a comic duo in the tradition of Laurel and Hardy. "Together with Jaroslav Jezek, the father of Czech jazz, they moulded dadaism, circus, jazz, Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and American vaudeville into a new art form. They created a new form of intellectual political musical." - [Josef Skvorecky: "All the Bright Young Men and Women"]. Having created a sensation with their "Vest Pocket Revue" in April 1927, V + W were invited to join the Devetsil theatre group in May. In 1929 they renamed the group "Liberated Theatre" ["Osvobozene Divadlo"] and they took over every element of the productions. During the 1930s the productions of V + W became increasingly anti-fascist and their "Liberated Theatre" was eventually forced to close in 1938. The following year they fled to the United States. After World War 2 Voskovec settled permanently in the U.S. and Werich returned to Czechoslovakia. Both actors went on to have long careers in film, Voskovec appearing in 72 movies and Werich in more than 50. Four of their stage works were made into films: "Powder and Gasoline" [1931], "Your Money or Your Life" [1932], "Heave-ho" [1934], and "The World Belongs to Us" [1937]. Voskovec is known for his role as Juror #11 in "12 Angry Men".Josef Skvorecky [1914-2012] was a Czech Canadian writer and publisher. He spent half his life in Canada, publishing and supporting banned Czech literature and Czech dissident writers during the Communist era. He was awarded the Neustadt International Prize for Literature in 1980 and was nominated for the Nobel Prize in 1982. His fiction deals with several themes: the horrors of totalitarianism and repression, the expatriate experience, and the miracle of jazz. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [1971]. First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. (17130). Octavo, quarter cloth with boards. 1971 Nebula and 1972 Hugo nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-642. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1161-64.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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      tipografia regionale, 1971. ITALIANO 0,75 Pagine lievemente ingiallite ai bordi, cartine in nero nei testi ed una ripiegata, a fine volume tasca con 2 carte, 1 della battaglia di Cheren e l'altra con la dislocazione delle truppe dell'A.O.I. e schieramento delle forze avversarie, brossura editoriale con alette, con segni di usura ai bordi e con piccoli strappi alle estremità del dorso USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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