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        The Case of the Irate Witness and Other Stories

      William Morrow & Co., New York (1972) - Published posthumously, The Case of the Irate Witness is the only short story, featuring Perry Mason, that Gardner ever wrote. Bound in are a list of books by Erle Stanley Gardner and a "Publisher's Note." Octavo, price of $4.95 on front flap of dust jacket; neat owner name on FEP. A beautiful copy, with just a hint of wear at foot of spine. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        THE GUNS OF AVALON

      Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York 1972 - Octavo, cloth. Signed label by Zelazny laid in. Second book of the Amber series, the very scarce sequel to Nine Princes in Amber (1970). Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-276. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 1144. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 29-35. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, p. 182. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with slight rubbing to front flap fold and a touch of rubbing to extremities. (15464) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Shaft in Africa (Original screenplay for the 1973 film, producer Roger Lewis' copy)

      Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], Beverly Hills, CA 1972 - Revised final script for the 1973 film. Copy belonging to producer Roger Lewis, with his ownership name in holograph pencil on the front wrapper, and several notations in holograph ink and pencil throughout, several leaves bookmarked with paper clips.In the third Shaft installment, John Shaft (Roundtree) is persuaded to help break a slavery racket that is smuggling African immigrants into Europe, but a leader of the organization, Amafi (Finlay), attempts to stop Shaft in his tracks. Director Guillermin replaced Gordon Parks, with the screenwriting help of Silliphant and Tidyman, to achieve a more Hollywood feel for Shaft, and one "bad mother" gets the James Bond treatment: espionage, exotic locations, sexy mistresses, and a formidable villain.Set in Africa and shot on location there, and in Spain, Paris, and New York. Red studio wrappers, with British-style die-cut window. Title page present, dated November 22, 1972, noted as SHOOTING FINAL, with a credit for screenwriter Silliphant. 132 leaves, watermarked, mimeograph, eye-rest green with pink, white, and blue revision pages throughout, dated 12/17/72 and 12/2/73, with a single revision page laid in. Pages and wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two silver brads.Parish and Hill 176. Weldon (1996), p. 498. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        The Outfit (Original screenplay for the 1973 film, Norman Kaplan's copy)

      Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], Beverly Hills, CA 1972 - Draft script for the 1973 film. based on the 1963 "Parker" novel by Donald E. Westlake (writing as Richard Stark). Copy belonging to uncredited actor Norman Kaplan.One of the great crime films of the early 1970s, today a cult classic, with understated performances from Duvall, Black, and Baker, as well as a who's-who of character actors, playing out a violent story that takes place mostly in a beautifully ordinary rural setting. Shot on location in Los Angeles, California.Yellow studio wrappers, rubber-stamped copy No.182, dated December 18, 1972, with credits for producer Carter De haven, and director/screenwriter Flynn. 132 leaves, photographically reproduced, with the last leaf of text numbered 128. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, with a few tiny corner creases throughout, bound with two gold brads.Grant, p. 483. Hardy, The BFI Companion to Crime, p. 332. Silver, p. 438. Spicer, p. 433. Stephens, pp. 234-235. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        The face of love

      . New York and London 1972. Hardcover Hard Cover z.p. pages; 4to Size up to 12" tall (Quarto). pictorial dust jacket with some wear to spine ends and corners

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Henk van der Burg]
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        Anatomia Humani Corporis, Centum & quinque Tabulis

      Les Editions Roger Dacosta, Paris, France 1972 - unpaginated; HB maroon w/gilt; heavy cracking on hinges; rubbed w/some wear on edges; clean,tight pgs. 105 plates after De Lairesse. Large, detailed anatomical drawings w/descriptions in Latin. #792 of 2000 Size: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Xochi's Bookstore & Gallery]
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        A Sun Cab

      New York: Adventures in Poetry. 1972. First. First edition. Illustrations by Fairfield Porter. Quarto. Mimeographed sheets in stapled illustrated wrappers. Slight oxidation to the staples, else fine. Copy letter Z of 26 lettered copies Signed by both Schuyler and Porter. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The History and Social Significance of Motion Pictures in South Africa, 1895-1940

      Howard Timmins, Cape Town, 1972, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, Limited Edition404 pages (complete). Numbered 597 from a limited edition of 1000. In general fair condition. The book has been subject to thoughtless storage and the right side has been affected by damp. This has buckled the paper and mildly bent the front cover. The book, however, is resolutely strong and sturdy. The dustjacket is intact and whole. It has some staining about the dampened edge, wear to the edges, corners and seams. The red board cover is smart and healthy. There is some mild shelf wear and marking to the shelving edges. The contents, mainly the initial pages, have very mild damp stains. The pages, aside from the effects mentioned above, are tight to the binding, clean, clear, eager, assured and may be used and read with confidence and complete readiness. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Africana - Cinema; ISBN: 0869780042. ISBN/EAN: 9780869780046. Inventory No: 79gd.

      [Bookseller: Chapter 1 Books]
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        The Large Game and Natural History of South and South-East Africa

      The Pioneer Head, 1972, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Goodvolume 4 in the heritage series. limited numbered edition. this is number 407 of 1000 copies. the jacket is shelf rubbed and edge worn with small closed tears. still presents very well in cellophane. the book has no inscriptions and the binding is excellent. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Rhodesiana; Inventory No: 58fi.

      [Bookseller: Chapter 1 Books]
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        A Theory of Justice

      Harvard University Press, 1972. A crisp, very presentable copy of the 1972 stated 2nd printing of this landmark in personal, constitutional and legal philosophy. Tight and VG+ (with small former owner name, address and date to the front free endpaper) in a bright, price-clipped, VG dustjacket, with light rubbing along the spine and at the panels. Thick octavo, 607 pgs. Very uncommon in its original hardback, the cloth edition having undoubtedly been printed in small numbers.. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        [Large broadside]: Grass Roots Black Community Newspaper. Legal Lynching in Britain. Tony Soares. Another Victim Prosecuted for 1. Being Black 2. Being Conscious

      London: Grass Roots Black Community Newspaper. [circa 1972]. Large broadside. Approximately 17.5" x 24.25". White paperstock printed in black with an image of Soares with a noose around his neck hanging from a tree labeled "Old Bailey." Slight age-toning, else very near fine. Shrinkwrapped onto cardstock. According to the text, Soares was indicted for "inciting black people to defend themselves against brutality, injustice, and Racism" and further "alleged to have edited a Black community newspaper called GRASSROOTS which reprinted an article on self-defense - from an American source legally available in Britain today." Soares was one of the first proponents of Black Power in Britain, and was of special interest to Special Branch starting in the late 1960s. They arrested him in 1972 for writing the article mentioned above. OCLC locates no copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Autograph Letter Signed

      1972. March 14, 1972. A full page letter (roughly 100 words) written from Verbier, Switzerland, to Virginia Spencer Carr, biographer of Carson McCullers. Capote's main point seems to be to discount any rumor of an enduring quarrel between McCullers and himself, saying "Carson and I never had any quarrel that I know of. It is true that we didn't see much of each other during her last years, but a few months before her death she wrote me, out of the blue, a very affectionate letter." The letter is signed "T. Capote." It is written on the back of a February letter from Carr to Capote, in which no mention is made of a quarrel; there is only Carr's desire to meet with Capote to talk about her subject. Capote and McCullers had a long relationship, with a love-hate element to it: McCullers was the person who recommended Capote to Random House for his first book when Random was trying to woo her away from Houghton Mifflin, and Random House became Capote's longtime publisher. Both writers were intensely competitive and, according to Marguerite Young in George Plimpton's oral biography of Capote, at first "he worshipped at her feet but when she emerged as a writer the feud began..." Later she mentions a time when Capote was driving in Rome and saw McCullers on an island in the middle of traffic and said to Young, "Ahhh, now I can get her! I can just brush past her and knock her down, kill her!" Young replied "Oh, Truman, don't be ridiculous, everybody will know." The letter is folded in thirds for mailing. A self-addressed stamped envelope had obviously been provided by Carr and is included here, with Capote having signed his name as the return address. Also included is a mailing return receipt signed by Capote as well as an otherwise blank index card, also signed by Capote. Apart from the mailing folds, all items are fine. No Binding.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Epistle to a Godson, and Other Poems

      Faber & Faber London 1972 - RARE signed hardback first edition. Lengthy gift inscription on the FEP is the only flaw. Signature is on a piece of writing paper fixed to the title page. Jacket unclipped and protected. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: THE BOOKSNIFFER]
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        In A People House

      New York: Random House, , 1972. Octavo. Original pictorial laminated boards, with dust jacket. Roy McKie illustrations. A bright copy in the dust jacket with shallow chipping to top end of spine, creasing to front panel lower edge, creasing and closed tears to rear panel edges. A very bright and attractive copy. First edition, first issue, with correct 2.50 price and ads to rear panel of dust jacket. An uncommon Seuss title.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Kazuki at New York: Sketch Book 1

      Kyuryudo 1972 - First printing. 12 color plates, printed recto only, elephant folio size in white stiff boards with spiral binding and ribbon tie, matching white cardboard slipcase. Beautiful production of this rare item. book is Nearly Fine with slight bump to bottom tip. Slipcase is VG with some wear to extremities. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Inno Dubelaar Books]
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        Typed Letter, Signed "Mountbatten of Burma", 25 May 1972, to Richard Rendell, declining to participate in any biographical exercise, "In every case I have refused to agree or provide any facilities and they have all given it up"

      Romsey, Surrey, 1972. 2 pp., on Broadlands Stationery. 8vo. Fine, with original mailing envelope. In custom half red and grey morocco clamshell box. Mountbatten, naval officer, viceroy of India, and Admiral of the Fleet, informs his correspondent, a member of Mountbatten's SEAC Staff, that he declines to assist in a biography of MacArthur and Eisenhower. "It may interest you to know that I have done everything in my power to stop any form of biography or article about me being written. No less than nineteen extremely distinguished British authors, starting with C.S. Forrester [sic] in 1942, have been trying to write the story of my life. In every case I have refused to agree or provide any facilities and they have all given it up.""Mountbatten was a giant of a man, and his weaknesses were appropriately gigantic. His vanity was monstrous, his ambition unbridled" (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Cold Gradations

      London: Hutchinson. (1972). First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper with a tiny tear on the rear panel. Like most of Middleton's novels, very scarce. His 1974 novel Holiday was joint winner of the Booker Prize. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Selected American Game Birds

      Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Press, 1972. First edition, Number 27 of 50 copies with 5 Etchings signed and numbered 27/500 enclosed in an archival quality envelopes. 26 plates. 1 vols. Oblong 4to. Full brown pebbled bonded leather. Very fine in very fine custom orange cloth drop box, with paper label.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        The Horse Flies of Europe (Diptera, Tabanidae)

      Vinderup Entomological Society of Copenhagen 1972. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. A little fading and marking to rear board. Binding firm. Previous owner's blind stamp to fep First Edition Blue hardback cloth cover 250mm x 180mm (10" x 7"). 500pp + plates.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        The Stones of Summer: A Yoeman's Notes 1942 - 1969

      New York and Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill. (1972). First. First edition. A tiny bit of spotting on the spine and to the top edge, still just about fine in moderately rubbed, very good plus dustwrapper with a faint stain on the front panel, and a couple of very tiny nicks at the crown. Advance Review Copy with slip laid in. A well-reviewed, sprawling novel that dropped from view with barely a ripple, only to be revived when documentary filmmaker Mark Moskowitz began a quest to track down the author, resulting in his award-winning 2002 film Stone Reader. Very scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A History of Book Publishing in the United States [Four Volumes]

      New York: R.R. Bowker / Xerox, 1972-1981. First edition. Cloth. Very good to near fine copies, Vol. I with a lightly sunned spine, some minor soiling to the edges, otherwise, clean, tight, and unmarked. Sm. 4to. Tebbels' comprehensive work on American publishing. Vol. I, The Creation of an Industry 1630-1865; Vol. II, The Expansion of an Industry 1865-1919; Vol. III, The Golden Age Between Two Wars 1920-1940; Vol. IV, The Great Change 1940-1980.

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Cinq (Five)

      Detroit, Mich.: London Arts, 1972. Silkscreen. 22 x 30 inches. Signed "Jack Brusca 1972" in pencil in lower right corner. Artist proof, designated AP.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        The Stones of Summer: A Yeoman's Notes 1942-1969

      Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis, IN 1972 - 552 pages. First edition, first printing. Dust jacket design by John Kashiwabara. His first and only book which was well received, but then the book and Mossman dropped out of sight. It has been revived because documentary filmmaker Mark Moskowitz tracked down the author, resulting in his award-winning 2002 film Stone Reader. Fine book in a fine dust jacket with touch of rubbing to the spine and back cover. A beautiful copy! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fireproof Books]
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        Further Notes on the Pursuit of Salar

      Wilmington, Delaware: (Privately Printed), 1972. First edition, one of 50 copies. Illustrated. 46 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Quarter black cloth and boards. The endpapers are a map of the Vosso River Western Norway. Some fading along top edge of covers. Inscribed to His Brother Privately printed and second in the series of books on Salmon fishing done by Sportsman Alfred Bissell in a very limited edition This copy is inscribed on the half-title "For my brother John who may discover from these pages why we pursue the Atlantic salmon year after year and why it is rated one of the greatest game fish in the world. Affectionately Chas. L. Reese, Jr." Much salmon fishing in Norway, at "Oddsbu", a fishing lodge on the picturesque Voss, near Bolstadøyri, whose principal revenue comes from cutting hay and renting river rights to sportsmen and where the party fished on five beats and caught fish weighing up to 29 pounds: included are interesting Norway photos. There was also an abortive Salmon trip to Siberia.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Welcome Eumenides

      New York: George Braziller. (1972). First. First edition, hardcover issue. With a note by Richard Howard. Some of the poems on the contents page are ticked off in pencil by the author, else fine in fine dustwrapper. From the library of the author, the National Book Award-nominated poet Eleanor Ross Taylor and her husband, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Peter Taylor. The hardcover issue is uncommon. [With] Two typewritten poem manuscripts by Eleanor Ross Taylor: 1) "The Painted Bridge," one typed page, heavily hand-corrected; and 2) "The Going Away of Young People September 1, 1975," two pages typed on the rectos of different letter size printed forms (one addressed to Mrs. Peter Taylor), heavily hand-corrected (including deleting a significant part of the poem), and noted at the top "To New Yorker Sept. 12 '75." Both poems appeared in Captive Voices: New and Selected Poems, 1960-2008. Two nice, working manuscript poems. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Water-Method Man

      Random House, New York 1972 - John Irving's second book The Water-Method Man portrays the uproarious and poignant struggle of a man smitten by two powerful and the bewildering memories of a ling time spent on the lam. In its vitally and complexity, its richness of plot and character, its infectious humor, both witty and slapstick , and above all in its naked affection for the members of its cast, The Water-Method Man more than fulfills the promise of Mr, Irving's first novel. Book in fine + condition with large, bold presentation inscription on front paste-down which for some reason is neatly clipped Jacket clipped, otherwise in near perfect condition with barely visible wear at bottom corners. Internally perfect and unread. An iconic collectible. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oshtemo Book Sellers]
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        Inter Milan V Ajax 1972 (european Cup Final) Football Programme

      UEFA 1972 - Official Dutch language match programme from the 1972 European Cup final played at the Feyenoord Stadium in Rotterdam between Inter Milan and Ajax on the 31st of May 1972. 15.7 x 24.1cm. 32pp, illustrated throughout. Original illustrated stiffened paper wrappers, lightly rubbed at spine and along edges. Internally clean and unmarked. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        Avis - Musee d'art moderne. Section des Figures. Departement des Aigles. Jede Ähnlichkeit der Abteilung Adler mit solchen in Museen aller Art ist ......

      [Hamburg]. [Griffelkunst Vereinigung]. 1972.. 29,7 x 21,0 cm. 6 Blatt. Die Blätter insgesamt gleichmäßig etwas nachgedunkelt. Ein Monogramm etwas schwächer als die übrigen. Gutes Exemplar.. Sechsteilige Serie "Six Lettres Ouvertes - AVIS", für die Griffelkunst herausgegeben in 100 unnummerierten Exemplaren, unten rechts handschriftlich monogrammiert M.B., ein Blatt mit der gestempelten Unterschrift "Marcel Broodthaers" handschriftlich vom Künstler überschrieben "Signature". Farbige Offsetdrucke, 27,9 x 21,0 cm. [Vgl. Broodthaers. Komplettes Grafisches Werk und Bücher, 7; Ronny van de Velde. MB - The Complete Prints and Books, Nr. 7, S.22-23, alle abgebildet].

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Querido - Kunst und Fotograf]
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        Original Photograph from Atsuhu nagai yoru no shima / A Hot and Long Night in Okinawa

      [Tokyo: n.p., 1972]. Near fine print with glassine.. Vintage gelatin silver print. 12 1/4 x 10 inches. From Nagahama's A Hot and Long Night in Okinawa; featured on page 129. Originally with glassine overlay, numbered 124, adhered to the print, which has since been removed.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        The Clock Winder

      NY: Knopf. 1972. Her fourth book, which many consider her scarcest. Signed by the author. Label removal shadow on front board, else very near fine in a very near fine dust jacket with the slightest smudging on the rear panel. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Cold Gradations

      London: Hutchinson. (1972). First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper with a tiny tear on the rear panel. Like most of Middleton's novels, very scarce. His 1974 novel Holiday was joint winner of the Booker Prize. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Leaves from a Mislaid Album

      New York: Gotham Book Mart, 1972. First edition. 17 plates, illustrated by Gorey. 1 vols. 7 x 5 inches. Paper wrapper around 17 loose plates, in an illustrated envelope. Envelope shows some wear, else fine. Inscribed "For Bob / Edward Gorey".

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Mao Tse-Tung advertising leaflet

      New York: Multiples Inc. and Castelli Graphics,, 1972. Offset lithograph on gloss art card. Sheet size 17.5 x 35 cm. Excellent condition. Signed on the cover in felt pen by Warhol. This card was produced to announce the publication of the Mao Tse-Tung portfolio of which Warhol signed an unknown amount.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Luftpumpen-Museum. [Objekt].

      Köln. Edition Galerie art international. 1972.. 79,5 x 60,0 x 12,2 cm. Holz, Papier, Tesakrepp, Metall (Fahrradluftpumpe), Plexiglas. Bodenkarton mit kleinem Feuchtigkeitsrand oben rechts, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar.. Gelatinesilberabzug, mit Papierklebestreifen auf Karton montiert, mit montierter Metall-Fahradluftpumpe in Holzobjektkasten mit Plexiglasabdeckung. Exemplar 138/200, unterhalb des Bildes rechts mit Bleistift signiert, datiert 72 und (links) nummeriert sowie (mittig) bezeichnet: "Für H. Rywelski, "Das Luftpumpen-Museum", Mein letztes Projekt in Köln, (Objektfassung)". 1972 hat Vostell von der bereits 1971 erschienenen Serigrafie "Luftpumpen-Museum" in verschiedenen Varianten eine Objektfassung hergestellt. Hierbei montierte er eine silberne Metall-Luftpumpe entlang der abgebildeten Hohenzollernbrücke in Köln, hier auf einem Foto in Silbergelantineabzug mit anderen Abmessungen als bei der zuvor erschienenen Serigrafie. Es handelt sich dabei um einen "Museumsentwurf" für die Sammlung Ludwig in Köln in Gestalt einer überdimensionierten Luftpumpe als transparenter Röhrenanbau an die Hohenzollernbrücke. Es erschienen verschiedene Fassungen, auch in unterschiedlichen Rahmungen oder Boxen. Hier ein dem Objekt gerecht werdender tiefer Kasten aus rohem Holz. [Vgl. Vostell. Die DRuckgrafik, 1971.6, S.88/89].

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Querido - Kunst und Fotograf]
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        Typed Letter, Signed "Mountbatten of Burma", 25 May 1972, to Richard Rendell, declining to participate in any biographical exercise, "In every case I have refused to agree or provide any facilities and they have all given it up"

      Romsey, Surrey, 1972. 2 pp., on Broadlands Stationery. 8vo. Fine, with original mailing envelope. In custom half red and grey morocco clamshell box. 2 pp., on Broadlands Stationery. 8vo. Mountbatten, naval officer, viceroy of India, and Admiral of the Fleet, informs his correspondent, a member of Mountbatten's SEAC Staff, that he declines to assist in a biography of MacArthur and Eisenhower. "It may interest you to know that I have done everything in my power to stop any form of biography or article about me being written. No less than nineteen extremely distinguished British authors, starting with C.S. Forrester [sic] in 1942, have been trying to write the story of my life. In every case I have refused to agree or provide any facilities and they have all given it up." "Mountbatten was a giant of a man, and his weaknesses were appropriately gigantic. His vanity was monstrous, his ambition unbridled" (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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