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        formulation : articulation. Serigraphie. 1972.

      . 25 : 25 cm auf starkem, weissen Papier 30 : 30 cm. Untere rechte Ecke mit dem Blindstempel: A.. Neujahrsgabe von Ernst Beyeler in 380 nummerierten Exemplaren abgezogen im Dezember 1972. Lose in der Original-Präsentationsmappe, dort nummeriert: 181 und Max Frey zugeeignet. - S. 3 der Mappe mit typogr. Text von Albers zu diesem Siebdruck: "es zeigt eine sehr seltene farbinstrumentation, die ich weder historisch noch ethnographisch plazieren kann. Ein unstoffliches blau konversiert mit einem ebenso ungeläufigen grün. Es klingt mir wie ein farbtrio gespielt von nur zwei farbnachbarn." - In makelloser Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        THE OPTIMIST'S DAUGHTER

      New York: Random House, [1972].. Gilt cloth. Fine in dust jacket with faint mark on lower panel. First edition, trade issue. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endsheet. POLK A19:1b.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        MUSEUMS & WOMEN

      NY: Knopf, 1972 First edition, first prnt. Inscribed by Updike on the front free endpage. "For ---- with best wishes and yuletide greetings, John Updike." Next to his inscription, Updike has drawn an aprx 2 x 2 inch merry Santa face with "Ho Ho" in a word balloon and two holly leaves. Board cloth with beginning extremity toning, small rub bottom edge of the rear board and one page with a corner crease; dustjacket with corners and spine ends touched and very light rubbing on the rear panel. Very Good+ condition in a Very Good+ dustjacket with an archival cover.Inscribed with Drawing by Author. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

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        Le plus beau mur de mon royaume

      Georges Visat, Paris 1972 - Le plus beau mur de mon royaume Color etching and aquatint with the imprint pressure on wove paper. Image: 42.3 x 32.6 cm. Paper: 66.7 x 51.8 cm. Edition Georges Visat, Paris, 1972. Edition of 100. Numbered 10/100 and signed in black pencil in the lower margin. A very few flat creases and tiny pale foxing stains in the margins. Fine. Reference: Spies/Leppien, A 37B [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Rocksburg Railroad Murders

      Saturday Review Press, New York 1972 - The first edition, published by The Saturday Review Press/ E.P. Dutton in 1972. Our initiation to the inimitable Mario Balzic. This is a fine copy of the book but for the shadow of a price sticker to the pastedown. Dust jacket fine. Inscribed by Constantine ' Best wishes from someone almost in the same league as those gorgeous women who evoke your gratitude. K. C. Constantine ' [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Reluctant Bookseller]
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        THE ROCKSBURG RAILROAD MURDERS.

      New York: Saturday Review Press, [1972]. - First edition. Author's first book. Residue from label on front pastedown sheet, else fine in fine, first state dust jacket with the $5.95 price mark and advertisements on the rear cover. When a senseless murder occurs at the railroad station, and there are no witnesses, Chief of Police, Mario Balzic, must rely on his wits and knowledge of psychology to direct him to the likely killer. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Marges de la philosophie

      Paris: Éditions de Minuit,, 1972. Octavo. Original cream card wrappers printed black and blue. With the original glassine. Very mild toning to spine panel and edges of glassine. An exceptionally bright copy. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author to French philosopher, writer and translator Roger Munier (1923?-2010) on the front free endpaper, "Pour Roger Munier, fidèlement, J. Derrida". Munier's many translations include Octavio Paz, Roberto Juarroz and Heidegger, with whom he forged a lasting friendship when he stayed in the Black Forest to perfect his German in 1949. Munier later introduced Heidegger to René Char. His obituary in Le Monde described him as a passionate writer and thinker and a mystic, whose favourite mode of expression was the "fragment". His main influence, apart from Heidegger, was Meister Eckhart. Derrida and Munier both contributed to L'Endurance de la Pensée (1968), a book of collected writings on Jean Beaufret. In 1967 Derrida sent Munier a copy of his recently published De la grammatologie. After having read it Munier sent him a warm congratulatory letter discussing Heidegger and positivism.

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        The Best and the Brightest: A 1972 and a 2001 Signed Editions!

      Halberstam, David J. (April 10, 1934 ?" April 23, 2007). The Best and the Brightest. New York: Random House (1972). Later printing. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. 688 pages. Bibliography. Index. Inscribed by the author in 2001. Dust jacket has small chips and tears at edges. Contents clean and tight. Along with: The Best and the Brightest (2001) first Modern Library printing. signature by David Halberstam on the title page (2001) unread, pristine, collector condition. Washington and the Kennedy/Johnson era a brilliant, in-depth portraits of the men who came to power in the Kennedy administration: Robert McNamara, McGeorge Bundy, Dean Rusk, George Ball, William Westmoreland and Maxwell Taylor. As seen through the lens of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist of his time.1960s, US Foreign Policy, JFK, LBJ, Robert McNamera, McGeorge Bundy, Dean Rusk, William Westmoreland. Both editions signed at the same time. A rare combination set both in Fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Calix Books]
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        Love and Napalm Export U S A [Atrocity Exhibition]

      New York: Grove Press, Inc.,, 1972. Preface by William S. Burroughs. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in red and orange. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the dust jacket. First US edition. Originally published in 1969 in the UK. Inscribed by the author on the title page "To Dan, J. G. Ballard".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Goon Show One Night Special Reunion, The

      April 30, 1972. The Last of the Goon ShowsSpecially Written by Spike Milligan for the 50th Anniversary of the BBC Three Goons in the FountainEach One Seeking FameSellers, Milligan, and SecombeWhich One Will the Fountain Blame[GOON SHOW]. SELLERS, Peter. MILLIGAN, Spike. SECOMBE, Harry. The Goon Show One Night Special Reunion. A Collection of Goony Ephemera. London: Camden Theater, April 30, 1972."These autographs from The Goons and a number of guest artists were signed for me in my presence at the recording of 'The Last of The Goon Shows' at The Camden Theatre London on Sunday 30th April 1972 at which I was one of the BBC Studio Managers. [Signed] Michael W. Cowles 1st December 2013."Thus introduced, this collection includes an original ticket to the show, printed on orange card; the Daily Mail's original story published the following day on May 1, 1972; promotional flyer, typed on yellow paper; the original BBC Radio 4 Program, signed by Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan, Harry Seacombe, writer Eric Sykes, performers Max Geldray, Ray Ellington, Graham Stark, film star Michael Caine and two other indecipherable signatures; and, significantly, a copy of the show's thirty-one page script with rehearsal and recording schedule on blue paper, marked up in red and black ink (by Michael W. Cowles). The collection beautifully housed in a fleece-lined, full black morocco clamshell case, spine lettered in gilt."The Goon Show was a radio comedy show broadcast by the BBC. It changed the face of British comedy and influenced later comedy including Monty Python, Eddie Izzard and many more. It was broadcast in the the UK between May 1951 and January 1960. The dignified 'stiff upper lip' attitude still prevailed in the post WWII age, but many who lived through the war were more inclined to question the rules and authorities that controlled their lives. Onto this scene burst The Goons with a quick fire, irreverent brand of humour that mocked those in establishment and offered a different farcical view of the world. What made The Goon Show different was its attitude. The comedy was edgier than it contemporaries and it used mad characters, satire and ground breaking sound effects in a surreal way unlike anything had done before. "The Last Goon Show of All, broadcast on 5 October 1972, was a special edition of the famous BBC Radio show The Goon Show, commissioned as part of the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the BBC. It was simulcast on radio and television, and later released as an audio recording on long-playing record. This in turn has been re-issued in other formats such as compact disc. A video of the television broadcast was also released on VHS and later on DVD, although with some omissions. In early October 2007, 35 years after the original broadcast, a full unedited version was broadcast on BBC 7, the digital radio channel dedicated to re-runs of classic shows." (Wikipedia)."Spike Milligan was the creative force and main writer of The Goon Show, however he was often assisted by a co-writers such as Larry Stephens or Eric Sykes. Occasionally if Milligan was unable to writer the show, others would script entire show. There were originally four main cast members: Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe and Michael Bentine. Spike Milligan would later be considered by many to be "The grandfather of modern British comedy" due to his work on The Goon Show and subsequent comedies. Peter Sellers would go on to become a world famous comic actor, best known for playing Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther movies. Harry Secombe remained a well loved singer and entertainer throughout his career. Michael Bentine left the group after only a few series and before the show reached it's peak of success" (Goon Show website).

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc. ]
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        Märchen und Sagen Bd. 1,

      München, Kösel - Verlag, 1972 - 415 S., 20 cm Gut erhaltenes Buch, Original Schutzumschlag dieser jedoch mit kleinen Mängeln !, Seiten alters- und papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, K15267 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 576 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel]
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        Cockfighter (Signed First Edition)

      New York: Crown Publishers, 1972. First hardcover edition, preceded by a paperback original published by Chicago Paperback House in 1962. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. Basis for the 1972 Monte Hellman film, for which Willeford wrote the screenplay and played a key supporting role, and starring Warren Oates in a little-known but brilliant performance as the silent protagonist. Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket edges lightly rubbed, with some faint creasing to the top edge.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Only five months before his death, Lyndon Johnson writes on the importance of American space exploration

      "Typescript Signed, ""L.B.J.,"" 1 page, 7"" x 9"" on his gold-embossed letterhead with the presidential seal and his initials at top, Austin, Texas, August 15, 1972 writing on the importance of the Apollo program. Extremely fine condition. Offered together with a Inscribed Signed Photograph, ""Lyndon B. Johnson,"" accomplished in the lower margin of color 8"" x 10"" bust portrait of Johnson. Minor wear at corners, else fine condition. Johnson offers his thoughts on the significance of the Apollo Program only months before the final lunar mission (Apollo 17: December 7-19, 1972) and his own demise in January 1973: ""The magnificent effort which took America into space and to the moon represents, I believe, this nation at its best. We took a dream, we perfected the technology to make it real, and we followed it all the way. Our adventures in the new world of space proved once more that America can do what it wills itself to do, if it applies to the muscle, the recourses, and the heart to get the job done."" The photograph has been inscribed by Johnson to noted Lincoln scholar and collector Arnold Gates (1914-1993). "

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Lost Wax Bronze Casting : A photographic essay on this antique and venerable art

      Flagstaff: Northland Press, 1972. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. #90/100 in lightly worn slipcase with 3" separation at bottom. Includes original 1974 " Pony Express Rider" bronze sculpture also by Harry Jackson for free:) Please see photos. Also has vintage two page catalogue of Mr. Jackson's gallery. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value. Non-U.S. buyers: Please check with us on shipping fees BEFORE placing your order. Signed by Author(s).

      [Bookseller: Liberty Book Store]
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        Sashin yo Sayonara [Bye Bye Photography, Dear]

      Tokyo: Shashinhyoron-sha. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY MORIYAMA in both English and Japanese (kanji). "Sashin yo Sayonara (Bye Bye Photography) is the most extreme monument of the Provoke period, indeed one of the most extreme photobooks ever published. Daido Moriyama pushes both the form of the photographic sequence and the photograph itself to the limits of legibility, with a brilliant barrage of stream-of-consciousness imagery culled from his own pictures, found photographs - such as shots of car accidents - and images taken from the television set. An notion of 'good' technique is thrown out the window... The photographic language is one of blur, motion, scratches, light leaks, dust, graininess and stains, like Robert Frank or William Klein on speed. "Moriyama's vision is entirely consistent, and his willingness to be led to the edge of photography's coherence is the photographic equivalent of Surrealist automatic writing by a camera that almost has a mind of its own. 'I wanted to go to the end of photography', he declared, and the book is a summation of the Provoke period. It reads like a jerky hand-held cinéma vérité film. The pace is frenetic, the image bombardment never lets up, and we reach the book's end in a state either of breathless exhaustion or on an image-fuelled high. the tone is so ambiguous that it is not clear whether we are experiencing a dream or a nightmare, exhilaration or despair - or both at the same time" (Parr and Badger, The Photobook, I). Roth 101. Tokyo: Shashinhyoron-sha, 1972. Quarto, original printed stiff wrappers, original dust jacket. With rare original ephemera laid-in (as issued). Book fine, with the usual creasing to spine; dust jacket with a little toning to spine and a few scattered spots of light soiling. A superb signed first edition of possibly the most influential Japanese photobook.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Goon Show One Night Special Reunion, The

      London: Camden Theater, April 30, 1972. - The Last of the Goon ShowsSpecially Written by Spike Milligan for the 50th Anniversary of the BBC Three Goons in the FountainEach One Seeking FameSellers, Milligan, and SecombeWhich One Will the Fountain Blame[GOON SHOW]. SELLERS, Peter. MILLIGAN, Spike. SECOMBE, Harry. The Goon Show One Night Special Reunion. A Collection of Goony Ephemera. London: Camden Theater, April 30, 1972."These autographs from The Goons and a number of guest artists were signed for me in my presence at the recording of 'The Last of The Goon Shows' at The Camden Theatre London on Sunday 30th April 1972 at which I was one of the BBC Studio Managers. [Signed] Michael W. Cowles 1st December 2013."Thus introduced, this collection includes an original ticket to the show, printed on orange card; the Daily Mail's original story published the following day on May 1, 1972; promotional flyer, typed on yellow paper; the original BBC Radio 4 Program, signed by Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan, Harry Seacombe, writer Eric Sykes, performers Max Geldray, Ray Ellington, Graham Stark, film star Michael Caine and two other indecipherable signatures; and, significantly, a copy of the show's thirty-one page script with rehearsal and recording schedule on blue paper, marked up in red and black ink (by Michael W. Cowles). The collection beautifully housed in a fleece-lined, full black morocco clamshell case, spine lettered in gilt."The Goon Show was a radio comedy show broadcast by the BBC. It changed the face of British comedy and influenced later comedy including Monty Python, Eddie Izzard and many more. It was broadcast in the the UK between May 1951 and January 1960. The dignified 'stiff upper lip' attitude still prevailed in the post WWII age, but many who lived through the war were more inclined to question the rules and authorities that controlled their lives. Onto this scene burst The Goons with a quick fire, irreverent brand of humour that mocked those in establishment and offered a different farcical view of the world. What made The Goon Show different was its attitude. The comedy was edgier than it contemporaries and it used mad characters, satire and ground breaking sound effects in a surreal way unlike anything had done before. "The Last Goon Show of All, broadcast on 5 October 1972, was a special edition of the famous BBC Radio show The Goon Show, commissioned as part of the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the BBC. It was simulcast on radio and television, and later released as an audio recording on long-playing record. This in turn has been re-issued in other formats such as compact disc. A video of the television broadcast was also released on VHS and later on DVD, although with some omissions. In early October 2007, 35 years after the original broadcast, a full unedited version was broadcast on BBC 7, the digital radio channel dedicated to re-runs of classic shows." (Wikipedia)."Spike Milligan was the creative force and main writer of The Goon Show, however he was often assisted by a co-writers such as Larry Stephens or Eric Sykes. Occasionally if Milligan was unable to writer the show, others would script entire show. There were originally four main cast members: Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe and Michael Bentine. Spike Milligan would later be considered by many to be "The grandfather of modern British comedy" due to his work on The Goon Show and subsequent comedies. Peter Sellers would go on to become a world famous comic actor, best known for playing Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther movies. Harry Secombe remained a well loved singer and entertainer throughout his career. Michael Bentine left the group after only a few series and before the show reached it's peak of success" (Goon Show website).

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        RINGWORLD

      Victor Gollancz Ltd [1972], London - Octavo, boards. Winner of the 1970 Nebula and 1971 Hugo award for best novel. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-316. Fine in fine dust jacket. (9521) First British and first hardcover edition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Delta-X Shredded Soul

      Arlington, Virginia: Philip Lelle. 1972. Octavo. 214pp. Japanese-style binding with leather wrappers. Near fine with a spot on the front wrap and lightly toned pages. Inscribed by the author on the title page. A privately printed collection of more than 160 poems from an Arlington, Virginia, computer-scientist, many featuring computer-related subject matter or scientific terminology, with titles such as: "Matrix Cross Product," "Vector Space," "Re-Entry Shield," "Big Bang Theory," "Null Space," "Binary Gulch," "Debug," and so on. Laid in is an index card with a double-sided holograph note from the author explaining that he's been writing and teaching, with references to two computer systems prominent in the 1970s, "KRONOS" and "SCOPE." An unusual collection of unpublished computer science-related poetry. OCLC locates no copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Five Poems

      Detroit: Broadside Press, 1972 Broadside Series No. 60. First edition. Publisher's single folded white sheet, lettered in purple. A fine copy, with bright and fresh panels. A beautiful copy. Published as No. 60 in the Broadside Press' Broadside Series in June 1972, Five Poems is a concise publication that includes five of Walker's poems. Specifically, it contains "Revolutionary Petunias," "J, My Good Friend," "Lost My Voice? Of Course. /for Beanie," "He Said Come," and "The Girl Who Died #1." The Broadside Press was founded in 1965 by poet and librarian Dudley Randall to copyright his 1963 poem "The Ballad of Birmingham," a response to the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in that same year. Beginning with "The Ballad of Birmingham," the Broadside Series published the poetry of modern African-American poets that included Langston Hughes and Nikki Giovanni, among others, in addition to Alice Walker. For his efforts to publish African-American writers during at the height of the Civil Rights Movement, Black Enterprise magazine called Randall "The father of the black poetry movement" in 1978.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA ]
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        Presage Paris Fashion Forecast No. XXIII Vol. B: Les Lainages

      Liechtenstein: Egaserp Établissements, 1972. Close to near fine with slight warps to fabric encased binder covers. Some foxing to interiors, pages slightly tanned.. First Edition. Quarto. Installment of volume B, issue number XXIII. A leading trade quarterly in haute couture from 1961 through 1987, Presage combined art, fashion, and design. Presage, under the creative direction of Rosita Fanto, was a unique experiment in graphic design and book arts. Presage documents the style and technological evolution of late twentieth century fashion during the transition from couture to ready wear. The magazine belongs to several art collections, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Centre Pompidou. This installment presents wool fabrics and fashions for the fall and winter seasons of 1973 through 1974. Features 117 fabric swatches, 36 fashion design sketches, and 9 design prints.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Sieg in der Kälte. [Ausw. u. dt. Übers.: Wulf H. Bergner], Eine Auswahl der besten SF-Stories aus The magazine of fantasy and science fiction; Folge 33 Heyne-Bücher ; Nr. 3320 : Science fiction

      München : Heyne, 1972.. Dt. Erstveröffentlichung. 139 S.; ; 18 cm Kl.-8°, kart. Guit erhaltenes Exemplar. Seiten alters- und papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, K14815.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel Ei]
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        Shashin yo Sayonara / Bye, Bye Photography, Dear

      Tokyo: Shashin Hyoron-sha (1972) - First Edition. Small quarto. SIGNED by Moriyama in Japanese and English in an early hand (most signed copies on the market have been signed within the past ten years). The photographer's third book: a masterpiece of Japanese photography, and the book that best illustrates the conceptual ideals and vision of the Provoke photographers. Here Moriyama pushes the boundaries of the medium: assembling images from a variety of sources, placing them in a tumultuous and discordant anti-sequence, and assaulting the viewer with full-page grainy, blurry, and sometimes indecipherable pictures. (Parr / Badger, v1, 298; Roth 218; Open Book 290; Auer 543). Light inevitable creases at the spine, small production flaw to the rear end paper; a near fine copy in wrappers in a near fine jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, ABAA]
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        Will Barnet Catalogue Raisonne: etchings, lithographs, woodcuts, serigraphs, 1932-1972

      Associated American Artists Gallery, New York 1972 - Name of gallery on inside paper cover, slight front cover wave else VG, 1st edn, softcover. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bohemian Bookworm]
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        L'Artiste Phenix. Orig. coloured lithograph.

      . Paris: Galerie Maeght [1972]. 77 x 52 cm..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Colonnade 1972

      Rockville Centre, NY: South Side Senior High School. 1972. First. First and only edition. Quarto. 167pp. + ads. Decorated cloth. A trifle soiled, very near fine copy. Radio personality Howard Stern's Senior Class Year Book. Stern appears in jacket and tie in his Senior picture on page 45. There are many candid and club pictures, but we have foregone the pleasure of the hunt for Stern, and left it to the eventual purchaser to experience the possible wonderment of discovery. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Collected Letters 1874-1950.

      . Edited by Dan H. Laurence. 4 vols. London 1972-88. Illustr. Publisher's cased boards with dustjackets. * Volume 1 reprint from 1965, published 1985..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Er?ltetett vagy harmonikus növekedés. Gondolatok a gazdasági növekedés elméletér?l és politikájáról. [Rush Versus Harmonic Growth. Meditation on the Theory and on the Policies of Economic Growth.]

      Akadémiai kiadó, Budapest 1972 - First edition, precedes the English edition from the same year. In original cloth. With dust jacked. (4), 86 p. One of Kornai's major works. Hold this lecture as one of the series of "Professor Dr. F. de Vries lectures". Kornai was invited to lecture in 1971 by the Dutch economist Jan Tinbergen. János Kornai (1928-) was the first economist behind the Iron Curtain who published critical studies on the Soviet-style command economics of Eastern Europe. Kornai studied philosophy in Budapest, but - according to his memoirs - he chose to be an economist after reading Marx's Capital. Started his career as a journalist and soon became the economics editor of the largest Communist newspaper. After a few years, in 1955 he was fired for lack of Communist convictions. In 1956 he participated in the Hungarian Revolution. [Blanchard, Olivier: An Interview with János Kornai. Macroeconomic Dynamics, vol 3/3. 1999; Kornai, János: By Force of Thought. MIT, 2007.]. Jacket in fine condition as well. In original cloth. With dust jacked First edition, precedes the English edition from the same year [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        Time Between

      New York: Entwhistle Books. 1972. First. First edition. Quarto. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering without dustwrapper as issued. Corners a bit frayed, very good. A facsimile of the author's original manuscript. Copy number 103 of 500 copies Signed by Williams. Additionally Inscribed by Williams with a rather come hither sentiment: "For Martha, many feelings not yet expressed from Paul. Someday soon... NYC 4/73." A hippie journal from Williams, a music critic and the founder of Crawdaddy!, the first nationally published magazine of rock music criticism, and the literary executor of Philip D. Dick's estate. A much later paperback edition published in 2000 was subtitled: "A Hippie Journal, in the Commune & on the Road, December 1969-February 1970." Very scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Existential Errands

      Little Brown, Boston 1972 - Surface marks to jacket and a slight paper adhesion on the rear panel, short tears to jacket at spine ends, still attractive and very good. Faint wear and discoloration to book edges.Inscribed by Mailer "To Buzz and Carol These were the years, hey gang? Love Norman May '72". Buzz and Carol Farbar were longtime friends of Mailer's from the publishing business - Buzz was involved in Mailer's three movies (Maidstone, Wild 90 and Beyond the Law), playing Buzz Cameo in the improvised gangster film "Wild 90" which is the subject of the essay "Some Dirt in the Talk" in this collection. Years later Buzz was arrested in a sting operation trying to buy a kilo of cocaine (actually a harmless white powder being shopped by an undercover agent). In return for a promise of a radically reduced sentence, Buzz was convinced to wear a wire to a lunch at Armando's in Brooklyn with Mailer where he would get Norman to admit that he was the money guy in an international hashish ring run by Mailer's onetime associate Richard Stratton. It didn't work out and Buzz was given a harsh 6 year sentence. His wife Carol divorced him in 1985 and he ended up tragically committing suicide after being released from prison. Needless to say, rumors about Mailer's involvement in the drug smuggling and in Buzz's silence on the matter have made the rounds over the years. A terrific association with a close associate and one of the more puzzling episodes in one of the great literary lives of the 20th century. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Signed by Author. Inventory No: 043587. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Birds of America: A Selection of Plates Facsimile

      Leipzig: Edition Leipzig and London: The Ariel Press, 1972. Hardcover. Used: Like New. Two volumes. Facsimiles of plates from Audubon's original double elephant folio (DEF) Havell edition of the Birds of America, 1827-38. Each volume of the Leipzig Edition contains 20 plates: one volume of 20 horizontal images, the other of vertical images. The colotype plates, printed in Germany, were repoduced on heavy paper in true DEF size (27" x 37 and a half in). Edition limited to 1000 copies with numbers 751-1000 reserved for the United States of America. While the numbers of these two volumes do no match (752 and 949), each is signed on the limitation page by the director of Ariel Press.These very large and heavy volumes are bound in quarter linen over decorated paper boards with metal spines. Original shipping cartons. When opened, a stong odor can be detected which we believe emanates from the binding. An owner of another set of the Leipzig Edition has confirmed this odor is present in his set. Shipping method and cost to be determined.

      [Bookseller: Buteo Books]
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        Post Captain.

      Collins, London. 1972 - First edition. Octavo. 414 pages. The second Jack Aubrey novel.Thin line of fading to head and tail of spine. Near fine in fine dustwrapper slightly faded at the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        Bless Me, Ultima

      Berkeley, Cal.: Quinto Sol, 1972. 1st, vg in black cloth. worn at all corners, sunned on edges. In a good dj from a 2nd edition (has $6.75 price on rear panel). This dj is about 1/8" shorter than the book, is rubbed, has a nick at the bottom of the front panel, and probably came from a library copy, as it has the remnants of a sticker on the spine covering the publisher's name. 248 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

      [Bookseller: Page One, Too; Antiquarian Books]
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        Olympia. (Riefenstahl).

      Berkeley, Calif.: Saint Hieronymus Press. Distributed graphics by Dow and Frosini. 1972 - Poster. 24 x 18 inches. Solid-tone, photo-offset lithograph. One of 250 impressions. Printed in 4 colors. Printed for the showing of the movie by Leni Riefenstahl at the Pacific Film Archive at the University of California, Berkeley. Goines, 23. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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