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        In a People House

      Random House, 1972 A near fine first edition in a very good dust jacket, with a one inch closed tear and a crease on the front panel and the original price of $2.50 on the front flap. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. Meets all of the first issue points in the Younger Guide. One of the scarcest of the Seuss books, published under his pseudonym Theo. LeSieg, which is his real name, Geisel, spelled backwards.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books ]
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        Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!

      New York: Random House, 1972. First Edition, First Printing. Decorative Boards. Near Fine +/Very Good Plus. A charming First Edition, First Printing of this Dr. Seuss title. In near fine + condition with minuet touches of wear, barely visible. Decorative boards clean and bright. Artwork on front and end pages impeccable. Pages throughout book are clean, crisp with shockingly bright colors. Appears in unread condition, tightly bound, very sharp corners. Dust jacket protected in archival cover. Dust jacket in very good + condition. Minor chipping at extrimities with closed 1/2" tear at spine end. Closed tear less than 1/2" at top edge of rear wrapper. Discoloration at spine, however text is still bright and clear. Front and rear wrapper bright and clean. All first edition points intact [Younger & Hirsch pp 126-127]. Front and rear flaps in bright and clean condition, price of "$2.50" intact. In overall sound and beautiful condition. Comes in a special blue cloth slipcase. A very nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Parrish Books]
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        Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now.

      New York: Random House,, 1972. Octavo. Original glossy pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in a jacket with spine titles slightly off-centre and three tiny closed tears to rear panel. First edition, first printing.

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        Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph

      Millerton, New York: Aperture, 1972 - First Edition; first issue (with the ÒTwo girls in identical raincoatsÓ photograph). Some crinkling due to damp, but still very good or better in a very good dust jacket with minor wear and tear. This book was issued in collaboration with the MOMA retrospective, which was responsible for raising the then recently deceased photographerÕs reputation, which has been steadily climbing since. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Diane Arbus: Monograph (Aperture Monograph)

      Millerton, NY: An Aperture Monograph, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition, first printing with the photo of "Two Girls in Central Park in Identical Raincoats" . Very Good, in a price-clipped dust jacket. Toning to top edges, corners bumped, bottom spine of book and jacket heavily bumped, dust jacket shows a bit of toning and edge wear, with a short closed tear along the top of the front spine joint and associated creasing along the top of the front panel, and light foxing to the blank verso. Scarce.

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        Idea della verginità 1969

      1972 1972 - Acquaforte, mm. 431x350 alla battuta, ampissimi marg. bianchi in barbe. Tratta dalla cartella "Marino Marini Opera grafica" edita e stampata da Luigi De Tullio Stampatore, 1972. Es. firmato e numerato XIII/XX. Timbro a secco dell'Editore.

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        Katherine Porter-Untitled (Newport Jazz Festival)-1972 Serigraph-SIGNED

      1972 - "Untitled (Newport Jazz Festival)" by Katherine Porter, Signed Serigraph printed in 1972 from an edition size of 144. The overall size of the Serigraph is 82 x 40 inches. The condition of this piece has been graded as B-: Good Condition, Signs of Handling and Age. Here is some supplemental information about the Serigraph: Signed and numbered out of 144 in pencil. Dents in the right margin, image is not affected. Katherine Porter designed the poster and print to announce the 1972 Newport Jazz Festival in New York. 350 posters with text and the same image were published in addition to the signed and numbered limited edition. The Porter is referenced on pages 36 and 37 of the Lincoln Center Posters book. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Augustus

      New York: The Viking Press, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Near Fine in dust jacket with price intact. Spine cloth sunned through jacket, with offsetting from text on jacket spine. Previous owner name on half-title page. Dust jacket faintly edge-worn. A lovely copy of the author's fourth and final novel, which shared the 1973 National Book Award for fiction with John Barth's Chimera.

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        Des hommes

      - Gallimard, Paris 1972, 14,5x20,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 30 copie numerate in Olanda, edizione deluxe. Nizza copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 30 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête. Bel exemplaire.

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        Door into the Dark

      London: Faber and Faber, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First British edition, first printing. Near Fine with lean to spine, foxing to top edge of page block, in a Near Fine dust jacket with publisher's price intact, light rubbing and several scattered tiny spots to front panel. A very nice copy.

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        Kosmicheskie Dali [Space in the Future]

      Moscow: Izobrazitel'noe iskusstvo, 1972. Very good antiquarian condition. Folio (380 x 285 mm). 36 pages of text and 34 plates (of which 16 are double page) in color and b/w. Preserved in a recent elaborate silver and red cloth portfolio case (authors' names and title lettered in Russian) incorporating red enamel Soviet medallion on the upper cover, silver doublures. Strange and wonderful Soviet astronautics portfolio, containing fantastical and brightly colored depictions of future Soviet space travel, as well as Communist inhabitation throughout the solar system. Included are large depictions of imaginary spacewalks, satellites, curious spacecraft, dreamy constellations, and unexplored planets. This is one of the masterpieces of Soviet ambition and optimism during the Space Race, while at the same time being a glorious piece of Communist propaganda, here broadcast on a "universal" scale. Whereas the first man on the Moon was obviously American, it is clear from the present specimen that nothing would prevent the Communist Russian government from leading mankind deep into the galaxy. A.A. Leonov, who wrote the text, was the pioneering cosmonaut who made the first spacewalk, and who was to supposed to have been the first man on the Moon. He collaborated with the artist A.K. Sokolov on similar Galleries of the Future, of which this easily our favorite. The work was issued on the 15th Anniversary of the launching of the Sputnkik. One of the images, depicted above, is Sokolov?s painting entitled "Manned Orbital Station? and consists of two parts. On the left is depicted is the Soyuz 11 in full color, and on the right a future orbital station printed black and silver paint. The general premise of the picture indicates a connection between the real and the possible. Scarce: Worldcat lists only four copies: LC and the Smithsonian (how could it be otherwise?), National Library of Sweden, and the National Diet Library Tokyo. ADDED: Highly curious Soviet propaganda pamphlet in four languages: "The Soviet Union 1922-1972," 47 pp., original self-wrappers. Not in Worldcat.

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        L'imitation de Jésus-Christ, miniatures de Yvonne Vaulpré Debeauvais.

      Paris, Editions d'art des Heures Claires, 1972. (3), 264, (3) pages. 1 volume grand in-4 (33*22,5 cm), relié plein cuir rouge cerise richement orné de motifs dorés. Le tout dans un étui assorti. Très bel état de la reliure, si ce n'est le dos uniformément insolé. Bon état de l'étui, avec de légers frottements épars sans gravité. Parfait état intérieur, tête dorée. Contient 13 illustrations hors texte, 4 lettrines enluminées et quelques culs-de-lampe. Tirage limité, un des 1630 exemplaires sur vélin chiffon de Lana comportant toutes les illustrations dans leur état définitif (N°854).

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        PIETRO CASARETTO E GLI INIZI DELLA CONGREGAZIONE SUBLACENSE 1810 1880 SAGGIO STORICO NEL I CENTENARIO DELLA CONGREGAZIONE 1872 1972

      PUBLICACIONS DE L'ABADIA DE MONTSERRAT, 1972. INTERLINGUE 0,3 In italiano, spagnolo, inglese, francese, estratto dal vol. XIV di Studia Monastica, foto in nero del protagonista e dei luoghi a lui cari all'antiporta, pagine in buonissimo stato di conservazione, coperta morbida leggermente ingiallita e con lievissimi segni di usura USATO

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        California as an Island: An Illustrated Essay . . . With Twenty-five Plates & a Bibliographical Checklist of Maps Showing California as an Island 1622-1785

      San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1972, 1972. First edition, one of 450 copies printed by Robert Grabhorn and Andrew Hoyem. Edges just slightly rubbed; fine copy.. 4to, quarter calf, pictorial tan boards, gilt lettering. A seminal scholarly work on the subject of early cartography of the western coast of North America, and very likely the most attractively designed and printed work of its kind. Prospectus laid in.

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        MIRÓGRAFÍAS. Dibujos, grabados sobre cobre, litografías, grabados sobre madera, libros, carteles de Joan Miró.

      Gustavo Gili, Barcelona 1972 - Folio mayor, tela editorial grabada, muy buen estado, con sobrecubierta ilustrada, algo deslucida. "Concebido como espectáculo de arte gráfico por G. di San Lazzaro, este libro ha podido ser realizado gracias a la colaboración de Joan Miró y de Yvon Taillandier". Fotos de Jacqueline Hyde, introducción notas y comentarios de Ivon Tayllandier, trad. de Juan-Eduardo Cirlot. Contiene dos litografías, la del frontispicio impresa por Jean Celestin, y la que se encuentra entre las páginas 16 y 17, por René Lemoigne, que también ha creado la sobrecubierta especialmente para la presente obra. Las planchas en color han sido impresas por la Imprimerie Moderne du Lion. Las reproducciones en offset de las litografías originales de Miró han sido realizadas por los talleres de fotograbado Perrot y Griset. "Este libro nos muestra su cosmogonía, nos habla de sus colaboradores, y nos introduce en el mundo de un Miró ilustrador, que ha transformado el arte de leer, y a través de estos textos llegamos a la conclusión de que Joan Miró trabaja siempre lleno de amor y religiosidad, hasta trascender a lo cósmico". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L`architettura del ferro (5. Bde). 1. Bd.: Gli stati uniti 1776 - 1876; 2. Bd.: Gli stati uniti 1876 - 1893; 3. Bd.: Gli stati uniti 1893 - 1914; 4. Bd.: La francia 1715 - 1914; 1. Bd.: L`inghilterra 1688 - 1914.

      Bulzoni editore, Bulzoni editore, 1972, 1973, 1980, 1982, 1988 Gr.8°, je ca 600 S., unzählige Pläne u. Ansichten, OKart. (1. Bd. OBroschur), Vorsätze minimal stockfl. sonst tadell. Text Ital. Umfangreiche Materialsammlung m. Bibliographie zum Thema Stahlbau. Sehr selten. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Architektur - Geschichte

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        Richard McLean-Native Dancer-1972 Offset Lithograph-SIGNED

      1972 - "Native Dancer" by Richard McLean, Signed Offset Lithograph printed in 1972 from an edition size of 200. The overall size of the Offset Lithograph is 22 x 26.25 inches. The condition of this piece has been graded as A: Mint. Here is some supplemental information about the Offset Lithograph: Signed in pencil by McLean. From the 1972 limited edition portfolio entitled "Radical Realism I", published by Mother Lode Editions and Hundred Acres Gallery. The complete portfolio included the following prints: 'Bacchanal' by John Clem Clarke, 'Cafeteria' by Richard Estes, 'Paul's Corner' by Ralph Goings, 'Rhine Chateau' by Malcolm Morley, and 'Arrested Vehicle with Red Seats' by John Salt. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Victorian Nightmares; The Man-Wolf and Other Horrors; A Tide of Terror; Return From The Grave; Terror by Gaslight; The Thrill of Horror; Cold Fear; The Taste of Fear.

      W.H. Allen 1972-1978, London - Eight volumes. 8vo. All very good or better in publisher's coloured cloth and dustwrappers. Minor edgewear, no priceclipping or significant wear or defect, a clean, tight uniform set. All signed by Hugh Lamb to title pages. Internally clean. A very pretty signed collection of one of the most comprehensive and carefully selected collections of weird and supernatural tales available. Collecting together a numberof stories and authors that at the time had been almost completely forgotten, Mr. Lamb performed a service to those who enjoy and collect such tales by reminding us of such gems as Erckmann-Chatrian's "The Man Wolf." and H.R. Wakefield's "The Red Lodge." without forcing us to track them down in their original form at great expense and frustration. The fact that now, having read them, we can go track them down is due entirely to mr. lamb's refusal to allow them to be forgotten. An attractive and increasingly rare collection. ecat1 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonathan Kearns Rare Books & Curiosities]
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        Histoires naturelles.

      Accompagnées de 16 lithographies originales en couleurs (dont 7 à double page) et de 43 dessins en noir par Gaston Barret. (Complet & Contrôlé). Édition tirée à 326 exemplaires. Celui-ci sur JAPON nacré (lettré II) un des XXX exemplaires réservés au Dépôt légal, à la Librairie Flammarion et aux divers collaborateurs. Signé par l'artiste sur la justification. Contenant une SUITE des planches en couleurs et une SUITE des dessins en noir, sur Rives. (Complet & Contrôlé) Paris, Vialetay, 1972 - 146 pages. Pages volantes sous couverture repliée. Chemises et étuis individuels de l'Atelier Jean Duval. Mis en oeuvre par Henri Jonquières. Titre au dos des chemises. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in folio (39x29).

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        Max Ernst: Jenseits der Malerei - Das grafische OEuvre. Eine Ausstellung im Kestner-Museum Hannover vom 16. April bis 15. Juli 1972. (= Brusberg Dokumente 3).

      (Hannover, Galerie Brusberg, 1972). - Erstausgabe. - Nr. 44 von 111 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe, von Erhart Kästner u. Werner Spies (die jeweils einen Text verfasst haben) im Druckvermerk signiert. - „Die ersten 111 Exemplare enthalten eine dreifarbige Originallithografie die von Max Ernst für diesen Katalog geschaffen wurde sowie eine einfarbige Variante dieser Lithografie [.]. Bei den Exemplaren 1-111 sind die beiden Lithografien signiert und numeriert". Neben den beiden lose beiliegenden num. u. sign. Lithografien auf Japanbütten ist eine weitere einfarbige, farblich abweichende Variante eingebunden. - Der empfindliche schwarze Einband etw. berieben, sonst gutes Exemplar. - Spies/Leppien 220a-c; Brusberg/Völker 175, 1-3. ge Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 4°. Mit 3 (2 num u. sign.) Orig.-Lithographien von Max Ernst, einer mont. Farbtafel sowie zahlr. Abbildungen. 79 nn. Bll., Illustr.-OPpbd. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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        Choosing: green beans

      Milano: Edizioni Toselli, 1972 - 1500 copies. 9 color plates. [24] pp. White paper covers. 29.6 x 20.9 cm. Light wear and a nearly invisible skinned area near the bottom front corner. Some faint foxing on the front cover.

      [Bookseller: Laurence McGilvery, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Station Approach.

      Adam Collection Ltd,, 1972. Colour offset lithograph on heavy wove paper. Image size: 41 x 51 cm. Sheet size: 52.4 x 61 cm. Tape residue to extreme edges otherwise in bright condition. Presented in a lime wax frame with UV protective glass. Edition of 850. Signed in pencil lower right by L. S. Lowry. Fine Art Trade Guild blindstamp lower left. Print after an oil painting on board of the Exchange Station, Manchester, since demolished, the site now houses the Embankment office development.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Trafic [Traffic] (Original press photograph promoting the US release of the 1971 film)

      N.p.: John Kender, 1972. Vintage double weight black-and-white press photograph of director Jacques Tati, walking against traffic at the corner of 45th Street and 7th Avenue in New York City. With the stamp of photographer John Kender on the verso. Unfailingly sublime, here Tati is shown during his visit to New York for the November 1972 US premiere of his 1971 film, "Trafic." In the distance, two theatres can be seen, The Astor Theatre, and an unidentified theatre screening "The Valachi Papers" and "Lady Sings the Blues." 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm). Slightly irregular margins as struck. Near Fine.

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        The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyam

      Book Club Associates, 1972. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 16mo - over 5.75" - 6.75" tall; a fair reading copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        THE OPTIMIST'S DAUGHTER

      Random House (1972), New York - A likely Review Copy of this Pulitzer Prize winner with compliments slip from a Random House representative laid in. More important, this copy is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper to fellow writer Jonathan Carroll, author of THE LAND OF LAUGHS, BONES OF THE MOON, and other novels. A few small stains to the top of the endpaper which has a faint paperclip impression. Cloth a tad soiled and rubbed. Near Fine in a Fine dustwrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Sämtliche Dichtungen [in 17 Bänden] + Registerband. 18 Bände (vollständig). Herausgegeben von Heinrich O. Proskauer.

      Basel: Zbinden Verlag, 1972-2003. Mischauflage; je Band um 100 Seiten; 8°; gebunden, farbige Leinenbände mit Gold- oder Farbprägung; Seltene, vollständige Ausgabe in tadelloser Erhaltung! Band 1: In Phanta\'s Schloss; Band 2: Auf vielen Wegen; Band 3: Ich und die Welt; Band 4: Ein Sommer; Band 5: Und aber ründet sich ein Kranz; Band 6: Galgenlieder, Gingganz und Horatius Travestitus; Band 7: Melancholie; Band 8: Palmström, Korf und Palma Kunkel; Band 9: Einkehr; Band 10: Ich und Du; Band 11: Wir fanden einen Pfad; Band 12: Mensch Wanderer; Band 13: Die Schallmühle; Band 14: Epigramme und Sprüche; Band 15: Stufen; Band 16: Klein Irmchen - Klaus Burrmann; Band 17: Der Sämann; [Band 18]: Alphabetisches Verzeichnis der Titel und Gedichtbände. // Christian (Otto, Josef, Wolfgang) Morgenstern, 1871–1914, Sohn eines Münchner Landschaftsmalers, fand seine Berufung im literarischen Bereich – als Übersetzer, Lektor und Lyriker. Neben sprachspielerischen und komischen, doch zugleich reflexiven Gedichten besonders der frühen Jahr («Galgenlieder», «Palmström») gelang ihm in der kleinen Form, in seinen Aphorismen oder dem «Tagebuch eines Mystikers» eine tiefsinnig-ernste Weltbetrachtung. Durch den frühen Tod der Mutter, das enge finanzielle Korsett, vor allem aber die eigene Tuberkuloseerkrankung und die Suche nach geeigneten Aufenthaltsorten war Morgenstern zu einem unsteten Wanderleben gezwungen. 1909 begegnete er Rudolf Steiner, dessen Schriften und Denken, dem er in den verbleibenden Lebensjahren eng verbunden blieb. Gepflegt von seiner Frau, Margareta Gosebruch von Liechtenstern (? 1910), starb Morgenstern 1914 kurz vor Erscheinen seines letzten, Steiner gewidmeten Gedichtbands «Wir fanden einen Pfad». /werke Versand D: 5,90 EUR

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        THE HALLOWEEN TREE.

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1972.) : , 1972. SIGNED hardcover first edition - One of Bradbury's classic tales, illustrated by Joseph Mugnaini. INSCRIBED by Bradbury with "Gibby!, Merry Christmas, 1972!" Bradbury also wrote and narrated the Emmy-award winning animated version of this story for television. 145 pp. Slightly oversized format. Dust jacket art by Joseph Mugnaini Very near fine in a like dustjacket (lower corner of back cover slightly bumped.) .

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        La Increible y Triste Historia de la Candida Erendira y de su Abuela Desalmada

      Mexico: Editorial Hermes 1972 - First Mexican Edition. Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers, with illustrations of jellyfish and starfish to the panels, lettered in black. Presentation copy, inscribed by García Márquez to Sylvia Ripstein on the front free endpaper, translated as: "For the innocent Sylvia, from her heartless grandfather, Gabriel, 1980." Near fine, with some light wear to the spine ends, faint toning to the extremities, minor offsetting from a small piece of removed tape to the front free endpaper, otherwise fresh interior. Overall, a bright and attractive copy, with excellent provenance. García Márquez inscribed this book to his former girlfriend, Sylvia Ripstein. Her brother, film director Arturo Ripstein, adapted García Márquez's No One Writes to the Colonel for the screen. This collection of short stories features the novella La Increible y Triste Historia de la Candida Erendira y de su Abuela Desalmada (The Incredibly Sad Story of Innocent Eréndira and Her Heartless Grandmother), which tells the story of a young Latina girl who accidentally sets her house on fire, leaving her and her grandmother homeless. In spiteful retaliation, the grandmother forces Eréndira to work as a prostitute while they roam the Colombian countryside. Both Eréndira and her grandmother play minor roles in Márquez's 1967 novel Cien años de soledad (One Hundred Years of Solitude). Interestingly, Márquez originally wrote "Innocent Eréndira" as a screenplay, but published the story in novella format instead. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Femme

      Pesaro , EDIZIONI DELLA PERGOLA, 1972 - Con 5 incisioni originali a colori di Rafael Alberti (manoscritto e acquatinta ''La donna lucertola'', cm 54,5x43,5), Franco Gentilini (''La grande bagnante'', litografia a 12 colori, cm 54,5x43,5), Sebastian Matta (''La piaga'', incisione, cm 54,5x43,5), Hans Bellmer (''Nudo immobile'', acquaforte in negativo, cm 54,5x43,5) e André Masson (''Lea'', litografia a 6 colori, cm 54,5x43,5). Testi poetici di Rafael Alberti (La donna lucertola), Libero De Libero (Versi rimasti nella sua borsa), Franco Prete (Commiato), Louis Scutenaire (Alta mettetevi nell'amore), Patrick Waldberg (Femminile). Folio (cm 58,2x45). pp. 96+stampe. . Ottimo (Fine). . Edizione originale di 90+XXV+10 es. numerati. . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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        The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge.

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1972. First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Signed by David McCullough on the title page. Fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with a few small closed tears. A very bright example. David McCullough is a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States' highest civilian award. "What [he] has written is a stupendous narrative about the building of the Brooklyn Bridge, with a cast of thousandswhose major characters come alive on the page as authentically, as creatively, as would their fictional counterparts if one had the imagination to dream up such a yarn. Once again, truth is not only stranger than fiction but a hell of a lot more entertaining. Get your hands on The Great Bridge. . . . This is the definitive book on the event. Do not wait for a better try: there won't be any" (Newsday). Indeed, the Los Angeles Times remarked that the "impact of the soaring structure upon the American imagination and American life hasbeen measured with sagacity and style by David McCullough. . . . The Great Bridge is a book so compelling and complete as to be a literary monument, one of the best books I have read in years. McCullough has written that sort of work which brings us to the human center of the past."

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        Occasional Table

      - Screenprint, 1972, edition of 500 with 25 artist's proofs, printed at Kelpra Studio, London, published by Observer Art, London. sheet 583x714mm Cristea, the complete prints; 29

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        PORTFOLIO OF PLATES FOR THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER

      London The Arcadia Press 1972 - Number 5 of 10 sets of plates, each numbered and signed by Errol Le Cain. Housed in green folding portfolio with ribbon ties. A beautiful suite of plates all in fine condition. Ten large, vibrant plates, each mounted in colourful mounts [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        La riviera del Brenta itinerario storico-geografico e guida delle ville e degli edifici noti

      EDIZIONI CANOVA, 1972. ITALIANO 0,27 Brossura editoriale, con sovracoperta a colori, illustrazioni in nero nel testo; lievi segni del tempo USATO

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        Run-through: A Memoir (First Edition, Inscribed to Anita Loos)

      Simon and Schuster, New York 1972 - First Edition. Association copy, inscribed by Houseman to legendary screenwriter Anita Loos: "For Anita Loos, who set me right about certain facts / Gratefully / John Houseman." Ms. Loos tiny red ownership stamp also appears at the bottom of the second blank. The first volume of the legendary producer-actor Houseman's memoirs, covering the years 1902-1942. Houseman began his career as a key member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre (his name used to appear on Mercury Theatre letterhead), and went on to produce some of the most significant films of the 1940s and 1950s, including "Citizen Kane" (1941), "The Blue Dahlia" (1946), "Letter from an Unknown Woman," (1948), "They Live by Night" (1948), "On Dangerous Ground" (1952), and "The Bad and the Beautiful" (1952). In 1973, Houseman made an unexpected switch to acting in "The Paper Chase," and would never return to producing, instead choosing to work as an actor for his remaining fifteen years. Anita Loos was one of Hollywood's most prolific and successful screenwriters, one of the founders of the art, whose many accomplishments include "Intolerance" (1916), "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" (1928 and 1953, both versions based on her novel), and "The Women" (1939). She also wrote, along with John Emerson, two of the earliest texts on the art of screenwriting, "How to Write Photo Plays" (1920) and "Breaking into Movies" (1921). A superb association between two of Hollywood's most significant contributors.Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Some laminate lift as usually found on this title, with a couple of small bruises and closed tears. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Game Fishes of the United States

      New York: Winchester Press, 1972. Hardcover. Very good. Folio (31.5 x 47.5 cm), pp. 46. Limited edition (#755/1,000). Marbled blue paper over black leather quarter binding, gilt titling and fish motif on upper board. Twenty color plates by Kilbourne in sleeve, accompanied by ichthyologist Goode's monograph on fish habits and distribution, which includes black and white illustrations and a "Provisional Map Showing a Geographical Distribution of Game Fishes of Eastern North America" drawn from Goode's sketches and dated 1881. First plate (Atlantic Salmon) has light foxing and wear along top edge, other plates are immaculate. Boards have light wear at head/tail of spine, and rear hinge is loose. Kilbourne, who was trained as a landscape painter and took up fish art in the late 1850s, completed these watercolor paintings just before he died in 1881. Goode served as head of the fish research programs of the US Fish Commission and the Smithsonian, the US Commissioner for Fish and Fisheries, and was a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Science. This collaboration between the two is considered a monumental work in sporting literature of the 19th century.

      [Bookseller: Elk River Books]
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        Im Grunde ist alles, was wir in diesen Zeiten aufschreiben..

      St. Gallen, Switzerland: Erker Galerie, 1972. Original lithograph by Frtiz Wotruba (1907-1975) with facing text by Max Frisch (1911-1991) in his own lithographically reproduced handwriting. 39 x 57 cm. One of 200 copies signed and numbered in pencil by Wotruba on BFK Rives. From Erker-Treffen 1.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        MUNARI,GIOCO DELLE STRUTTURE scatola DANESE 1972

      1972. BRUNO MUNARI (e Belgrano) gioco delle strutture scatola di cm 30 per 30 circa contenente un gioco costituito da 65 carte  di cui 60 stampate su materiale trasparente nel retro della scatola le istruzioni in italiano, inglese francese tedesco DANESE 1972 usato in buono stato, lievi tracce d'uso nella parte superiore della scatola

      [Bookseller: Libri Editoria Grafica Henry Beyle]
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        Pervigilium Veneris

      Verona , EDITIONES DOMINICAE DI FRANCO RIVA, I poeti illustrati 1972 - Testo, traduzione e note a cura di Caterina Vassallini. Con 2 litografie originali a 3 colori di Enrico Della Torre, numerate e firmate (cm 23,5x6,5 - 20x16,5). 4to (cm 37x27,5). pp. 36 (6). . Ottimo (Fine). . Edizione originale di 160 es. numerati. [Jentsch, 1993]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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        Openers (Signed First Edition)

      Pyramid Publishing Company, Austin, TX 1972 - First Edition. SIGNED by Roky Erickson on the front flyleaf.A book of poems written by Erickson, legendary singer and songwriter for the 13th Floor Elevators, during his stay at the Rusk Hospital for the Criminally Insane in Austin. The only physical evidence of his creative endeavors made between electroconvulsive shock therapy treatments, which included the formation of a band with fellow inmates called The Missing Links, and reportedly writing nearly 100 songs. Working with his childhood friend George Kinney, Erickson published this volume while still institutionalized. A collection of 45 poems, nearly all of which are extremely positive and upbeat ("Let's Have a Never-Ending Love Contest," "When You Get Delighted," and "Thank God for Civilization" are a few examples). Outside of anthologies, perhaps the only volume of poetry ever published with the poems arranged in alphabetical order. Erickson would take a different turn upon his release, forming a hard rock band called Roky Erickson and the Aliens, writing almost exclusively about satanism and riffing on classic horror films. Toward the end of the 1970s he again went into a long period of mental decline and has only recently begun to perform again. A rare title, nearly impossible to find with a contemporary signature.A second collection, titled "Openers II," containing Erickson's song lyrics, essays, and interviews, was published 23 years later, in 1995.Very Good plus in moderately soiled, white cloth-covered boards, a gilt peace/cross symbol design on the front board, gilt spine titles, and no dust jacket as issued. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        La bella addormentata nel bosco

      Lucini, 1972. Brossura, camicia, custodia (wrappers, chemise, slip-case) Favola cancellata da Emilio Isgrò. 22 tavole di Isgrò . Cm 20 x 20. pp. 28 + 6 sciolte. Ottimo (Fine). Prima edizione di 250 es. numerati.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        40+1+3. Gioco delle carte Piacentine con libera interpretazione di 44 artisti

      Reggio Emilia , PARI e DISPARI EDITORI, 1972 - 44 litografie originali a colori firmate e numerate a matita sul retro (cm 11x7) inserite in una cartella di panno verde (cm 70x50). Denari e Spade: R. Crippa, A. Bonalumi, S. Monachesi, L. Del Pezzo, G. Harloff, M. Merz, G. Niccolai, V. Agnetti, P. Gallina, F. Vaccari, R. Alberti, G. Falzoni, G. Desiato, C. Parmeggiani, F. Pardi, A. Spatola, B. Di Bello, M. Gastini, U. Mastroianni, W. Xerra, G. Baruchello, E. Mattiacci, P. Restany. Retro di G. Alviani. Coppe e Bastoni: G. Turcato, E. Tadini, M. Nannucci, C. Costa, E. Villa, A. Calderara, M. Mochetti, M. Mariotti, G. Rubino, E. Mariani, G. Dova, H. Chin, G. Marotta, R. Aricò, E. Vedova, E. Innocente, P. Echaurren, A. Cavaliere, C. Pozzati, N. Carrino. Fiches di G. Bizzarri. A cura di Rosanna Chiessi, Corrado Costa e Mario Ferrari. cm 70x50. . . Ottimo (Fine). . Edizione originale di 150 es. numerati. . La casa editrice ParieDispari, fondata da Rosanna Chiessi nel 1971, entra subito in contatto con gli artisti concettuali e della body art italiani e i poeti visivi. Nel 1973 entra in contatto con il movimento Fluxus e l'Azionismo Viennese in collaborazione con Francesco Conz e Peppe Morra. In oltre 30 anni di attività ha prodotto non soltanto edizioni rare, ma anche mostre, eventi, installazioni e concerti. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA STATUAIRE FAN GABON

      Paris: Office de la Recherche Scientifique et Technique Outre-Mer 1972 - 280x210mm 420pp with 198 b&w plates and 277 b&w figure illustrations. Fold-out map. French text. Paperback, minor nick at top of spine, light shelf wear to cover and minor foxing to edges of text block, otherwise very good condition. The key reference book on Fang sculpture. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Vernon-Hunt Books]
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