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        CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS.,

      Kentfield, 1972. - 9 x 13. 79 pages. The folded sheets are enclosed in yellow paper wrappers, in aqua cloth folding case lined with orange cloth. As new. One of 140 copies hand printed on dampened Wookey Hole paper. Running titles in gray fore shadow Columbus' doom, while touches of orange & yellow give the book a Spanish flavor. AP 37. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Veatchs Arts of the Book, ABAA]
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        THE BANANA BOOK

      New York: Siamese Banana, 1972. First edition. Wraps. Very Good. 4to. Side-stapled mimeograph. Fine but for mild damp-stain (which a colleague humorously referred to as "authentic New York School soilage") to lower edge of - mainly - front cover; traces of same to rear cover and bottom edge, close inspection only. Else sharp and bright. First edition, one of 26 lettered copies signed by Brainard. The "A" copy. Typical Brainard: gossipy, funny, and erotic. Filled with New York School in-jokes and sexually graphic images. There was an unsigned edition (no apparent priority), which strangely seems more uncommon than the signed. OCLC notes more than a third of this edition already behind institutional walls. Arguably the most desirable copy of an increasingly scarce Brainard title.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        Excellent red and black original drawing of "The Cat" from "The Cat in the Hat," oblong 8vo, n.p., n.d

      Dr. Seuss has drawn the cat with his big red and white striped hat and billowy red bow on a "Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn" First Day Cover, postmarked Oct. 13, 1972. A superb drawing signed in black and with back and red paraph.

      [Bookseller: David Schulson Autographs]
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        The Art of Elisabeth Frink

      London: Lund Humphries,, 1972. Introduction by Edwin Mullins. Quarto. Original black boards, titles to spine in white. With the dust jacket. Spine bumped, spotting to front joint, bright dust jacket lightly rubbed. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the artist on the front free endpaper "For Reg and Elaine, with love, from, Lis. Elisabeth Frink, 1 Sept. 1973." Together with a post card to the same recipients, mentiong she is busy working, her first year being independant, the gallery and business is booming and preparing for a show in Sidney (sic).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Londoner Ansichten. Einführung von Jan Tomes

      Mchn., Bruckmann (1972).. qu.-4°. 92 S., 2 Bll. Mit 2 schw.-w., 16 mont. farb. Taf. u. 1 sign. u. num. Orig.-Lithographie v. O. Kokoschka (20 x 24 cm.). OSeidenbd. m. Rückengoldpräg. In OSchuber. In sehr gutem Zustand. Wingler-W. 475 - Eines v. 200 num. Expl. d. Vorzugsausgabe mit 1 eh. sign. u. num. Orig,.Lihtographie "Tower Bridge" (unter Passepartout).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Colored People

      Edward Ruscha,, 1972. Duodecimo. Original yellow wrappers, titles to front cover in black. 15 colour photographic plates of cacti by Ruscha. Very minor rubbing to back wrapper, an excellent copy. First edition, first printing, 4,065 copies printed.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Details from the excavation of Wooster Street

      Buffalo Press, New York 1972 - portfolio sous chem. sple.muette 49,5x36cm. 680gr. np. 6dble ff. soit 1 pl. de titre et 23 pl. ill. n&b. 2 people/1 place, 1 person/1 place, 1 person/1 place, 3 people/1 place, 1 man/1 place, 2 people/2 places, 2 peoples/2 places, 2 people/2 places, 2 people/1 place, 5 musicians/3 places, 1person/1place, 3 people/ 3 places, 2 people/2 places, 3 people/2 places, 2 people/2 plalces, 4 persons/1place, 1man/1place, 2 people/2 places, 13 people/6 places, 1 person/1 place, 2 people/2 places/2 times, 2 men/1 place/1dog très bon état

      [Bookseller: A Balzac A Rodin]
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        THE OPTIMIST'S DAUGHTER

      New York: Random House, (1972). First Edition. Hardcover. 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. 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.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        HIROSHIMA POEMS. Signed

      Trumansburg: The Crossing Press, 1972 Purdy, Al. HIROSHIMA POEMS. Signed.. Trumansburg: The Crossing Press, 1972. First Edition, Inscribed by Al Purdy to poet John Newlove on the front free endpaper. 'For John, now receiving overdue recognition - some poems concerning death and morality, that last summer, an embarrassing thing to talk about, all the best Al'. John Newlove's copy with his signature and date on the inside front cover. A very good copy in illustrated stiff card wrappers, a gentle dampstain throughout that does not detract from the importance of this wonderful association. 8vo. Unpaginated. 20 pp. [28509] $750.00. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Moose Brand Canadian Flag Matches

      Toronto: Ontario Arts Council, 1972. objet d' art - 5 x 7 x 1-1/4 " box with sliding tray to resemble an old style box of strike anywhere wooden matches . Colourful moose on top with banners announcing Moose Brand Canadian Flag Matches - inside are a few dozen old wooden matches with blue & red tips - with a bundle/pad of glue backed Canadian Flag strips of paper - the paper flag is meant to be licked at the end and wrapped around a match - of course when the match is struck the flag burns .laid in as issued is a bio sketch of the artist - which illustrates the match box - also laid in is an illustrated [ Greg Curnoe ? ] instruction card - with a history of the Object's evolution - ending with " And remember, a pious pompous self indulgent state is a sorry state indeed. " - This well known artist was a founding member with Greg Curnoe of the notorious musical/artists group " The Nihilist Spasm Band " - a real favourite on the 1960's Avante-Garde art scene ( and still ) - a blues/rock/jazz band of homemade instruments - a more musical "Fugs " - with Boyle playing the electric kazoo, thumb harp, and finger piano . - a near fine art object with only a couple of flags burn't - for demonstration purposes only - a 1960's cultural icon - an early Canadian Fluxus Box that is RARE .. First Edition. Very Good. Illus. by John Boyle Greg Curnoe . 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Alphabet Bookshop (ABAC/ILAB]
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        Caught in the Middle

      Robert Hale. Hardcover. Hardcover; English language; Acceptable jacket; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; good condition; ex publisher file copy with labels inside and on spine. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail. . GOOD. 1972.

      [Bookseller: c-books.co.uk]
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        "THE AVENGER" SERIES 36 VOLUMES: Justice Inc, Yellow Hoard, Sky Walker, Blood Ring, Smiling Dogs, Hate Master, Black Death, Wilder Curse, Demon Island, Blood Countess, Cartoon Crimes, Dr. Time, Purple Zombie, Man from Atlantis, + 12 Others

      New York: Warner Paperback Library 1st Editions 1972-1975 ----------36 paperbacks, some are Canadian printings. In 1972 to 1975, Warner Paperback Library issued these 36 Avenger novels, reprinting the 24 novels from the "The Avenger" hero pulp magazine (24 issues, September 1939 to September 1942), plus 12 new original novels continuing the series, all as FIRST EDITION PAPERBACK ORIGINALS. All 36 books offered here, the COMPLETE SET, are FIRST printings, there are NO later printings. Paul Ernst (1899-1985), using the famous house name Kenneth Robeson (which was also used on the Doc Savage pulp) wrote the first 24 books for the pulp magazine, and they are reprinted here in book form for the first time. Books 25-36 were written by Ron Goulart (1933- ), also using the Robeson pseudonym, as new books published here for the first time. Front cover art was by Peter Caras for the first 8 volumes, and by George Gross for all other volumes. As for condition, this is a marvellous set, with, but for the most modest shelfwear, almost all of the books being unread as new. Descriptions of the few exceptions follow: # 2, faint reading crease / # 28 faint reading crease, 4 small drops of some liquid which has penetrated the front cover and marked the verso and first page as well, pen price on first page, mild edgewear / # 32 some edgewear, corner crease / # 36 faint corner crease. An attractive series of books, uniform in appearance. Full title list follows: # 1 Justice, Inc. / # 2 The Yellow Hoard / # 3 The Sky Walker / # 4 The Devil's Horns / # 5 The Frosted Death / # 6 The Blood Ring / # 7 Stockholders in Death / # 8 The Glass Mountain / # 9 Tuned for Murder / # 10 The Smiling Dogs/ # 11 The River of Ice / # 12 The Flame Breathers / # 13 Murder on Wheels / # 14 Three Gold Crowns / # 15 House of Death / # 16 The Hate Master / # 17 Nevlo / # 18 Death in Slow Motion / # 19 Pictures of Death / # 20 The Green Killer / # 21 The Happy Killers / # 22 The Black Death / # 23 The Wilder Curse / # 24 Midnight Murder / # 25 The Man from Atlantis / # 26 Red Moon / # 27 The Purple Zombie / # 28 Dr. Time / # 29 The Nightwitch Devil / # 30 Black Chariots / # 31 The Cartoon Crimes / # 32 The Death Machine / # 33 The Blood Countess / # 34 The Glass Man / # 35 The Iron Skull / # 36 Demon Island. . First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. As New. Illus. by Peter Caras & George Gross (front covers). Note: our prices on Biblio are the LOWEST of any of the sites on which we list our books.

      [Bookseller: John McCormick]
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        Cold Gradations

      Hutchinson 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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        Opera omnia theologica in tres tomos divisa (3 tomos in quatuor libros cpl./ 3 Bände in 4 Teilbänden KOMPLETT) - Vol. I: Annotationes ad Vetus Testamentum/ Vol. II/ 1: Annotationes in quatuor Euangelia & Acta Apostolorum/ Vol. II/2: Annotationes in Epistolas Apostolicas & Apocalypsin/ Vol. III: Opuscula Diversa., Faksimile-Neudruck der Ausgabe Amsterdam 1679;

      Frommann Verlag 1972 - je Band ca. 800 Seiten; Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; Orig.Leinen; KOMPLETTPREIS für 4 Teilbände!!! In LATEINISCHER Sprache!! Sprache: la Gewicht in Gramm: 9000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros]
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        The Best and the Brightest

      New York: Random House, 1972. First edition of the author's magnum opus. Octavo, original blue cloth. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. The most comprehensive saga of how America became involved in Vietnam. . . [I]t is also The Iliad of the American empire and The Odyssey of this nation's search for its idealistic soul." (The Boston Globe)

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Watership Down

      London: Rex Collings,, 1972. Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine and rabbit design to upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. Colour folding map. Spine slightly rolled, some minor rubbing at the tips, a couple of small spots on the title page. An excellent copy in the dust jacket with toned spine panel and some small spots and marks. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "To Patty, with love, Richard Adams, November 1974".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Water Is Wide: **{FIRST EDITION-PRINTING ~ FINE ~ UNREAD or GENTLY READ}**

      Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 1972 - 2nd BOOK by the Author of THE BOO. Bound in Publisher's RED CLOTH. BLUE & WHITE Spine Lettering. RED & WHITE Headband. RED Topstain (Slightly Spotted). Small Amount of Foxing on WHITE End Papers and Fore Edges of Text Block. FIRST PRINTING w/o number line. Spine is Tight & Crisp. Boards are Flat & True; the Corners are Square w/o Bumps. No Wear Marks on Edges. Pages are Clear, Clean, Unmarked and Bright White. No Marks. No Underlining. No Wrinkles or Creases. Not a REMAINDER. Not EX-LIB. Not BCE. Pictorial Dust Jacket is not Price Clipped, listing $6.95 and PUBLICATION CODE 0672. This PRISTINE FIRST EDITION will make a WELCOMED and VALUED addition to your PAT CONROY Collection. ENJOY! Read it. IT IS VERY GOOD! This is a GIFT QUALITY, COLLECTABLE, "INVESTMENT" COPY! ***THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL BOOK***Basis for 1974 Film, "Conrack", Staring Jon Voight. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Diablo Books]
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        Steven Millhauser Collection: Edwin Mullhouse, Portrait of A Romantic, In The Penny Arcade, From the Realm of Morpheus, The Barnum Museum, Little Kingdoms, Martin Dressler, The Knife Thrower, Enchanted Night, The King in the Tree, Dangerous Laughter

      New York: 1972-2008. Uncorrected proofs of the first editions of each of the author's books. Octavo, 11 volumes. Each are in near fine to fine condition and each are signed by the author. An uncommon set of proofs. Millhauser is best known for his 1972 debut novel, Edwin Mullhouse. The novel is seemingly autobiographical, and it's about a precocious writer whose career ends abruptly with his death at age eleven. Millhauser followed with a second novel, Portrait of a Romantic (1977) and his first collection of short stories In The Penny Arcade (1986). In 1997 he won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for Martin Dressler and, in 2012, the Story Prize for We Others.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Suna no onna [Woman in the Dunes] (First Japanese Edition, together with the UK Softcover)

      Tokyo: Shinchosha 1972, 1962. Presumed First Japanese Edition,first printing. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket and printed paper slipcase. Faint offsetting to the endpapers, else Fine. Jacket is lightly toned at the spine and flap folds. Slipcase is moderately toned overall with nicking along the open edges. Text in Japanese. Together with the First UK paperback edition of "The Woman in the Dunes," after the American translation by E. Dale Saunders. Fine condition. Basis for the classic 1965 film "Woman in the Dunes," directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara. The film won the Special Jury Prize at the 1965 Cannes festival, and was nominated for two Academy Awards, for Best Director and Best Foreign Film.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Niels Bohr. Collected works. Volumes. 1-10. (complete)

      Amsterdam, Elsevier Science Publishers, 1972-1998. 4to. 6,662 pp. Numerous figures, calculations, photographs and in each book a index. Uniform gilt-lettered black cloth.* Niels Bohr is perhaps, together with Einstein, the most important physicist of the 20th century. His contributions to science remain of fundamental importance. His collected works consist of the following: volume 1: Early work (1905-1911) by J.R. Nielsen; vol. 2: Work on Atomic Physics (1912-1917) by U. Hoyer; Vol. 3: The Correspondence Principle by J.R. Nielsen; Vol 4: The Periodic System (1920-1923) by J.R. Nielsen; Vol. 5: The Emerge of Quantum Mechanics (Mainly 1924-1926) by K. Stolzenburg; Vol. 6: Foundation of Quantum Physics I (1926-1932); Vol. 7: Foundation of Quantum Physics II (1933-1958) by J. Kalckar; Vol. 8: The Penetration of Charged Particles Through Matter (1912-1954) by J. Thorsen; Vol. 9: Nuclear Physics (1929-1952) by R. Peierls; Vol 10. (Complementary Beyond Physics (1928-1962) by R. Favrholdt. Small stamp on title pages, first few pages of volume 4 slightly cocked and some fait remains of removed paper label on a few spines, otherwise as new.

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg bv]
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        Monument Studies

      Pittsburgh: Monument Press. 1972. First printing. Hardcover. Fine. First edition, 1972--number 42 of 50 hand-numbered copies. 12 prints loosely laid in quarto folding portfolio with Nama-inspired decoration on front cover, clean unmarked text, Fine copy. Rare and stunning!

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        True Love: Poem

      Published by Toni Savage Press of Leicester First edition 19th March 1972. Broadsheet 4½" x 9¼" 1 pp. Light olive paper, black stamping. Three mono drawings by Rigby Graham. In Fine condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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        Martial Arts Show / Tadashi Yamashita

      Studio City, Calif. : Black Dragon Productions [ca.1972?] - Descriptioin: unpaginated, [20p.], illus., ports. ; 30cm. Summary: Programme for Martial Arts Show and tournmant hosted by Black Dragon Productions, and featuring Tadashi Yamashita. Signed by some of the participants including Tadashi Yamashita, Mrs. Chuck Norris, Kiyoshi Yamakazi and Steve Sanders. Includes signatures inside programme and on front and back covers. Very good paperback copy; edges somewhat dust-dulled and nicked. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 1 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        The Lines of My Hands

      New York: Lustrum Press, 1972. First American edition. Folio, original black and white wrappers. Signed by Robert Frank on the title page. In near fine condition with some light wear to the extremities. This candid book includes a number of images from Robert Frank's best-known work, Les Americains, a collection of documentary photographs of everyday American life during the 1950s, particularly among the Beats. Also contains photographs of Frank's family, and images made during his travels abroad in Peru, Spain, England, France. "The publication in Japan was confirmation that the stream-of-consciousness style was the prevailing mode in Japanese photography" (Parr & Badger).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        New York New York

      Magyar Helikon, 1972 Hardcover First edition. Very Good+ hardcover with light wear along the bottom boards, light rubbing to two tips, light remains of a sticker to the ffep and light handling wear in a Very Good dust jacket with light wear at the edges and extremities, a short tear with chip to the back at the crown and light chipping at the crown. Black paper-covered boards with crisp gold-stamped title to the front and spine in dust jacket. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 108 pages, with a foldout list of plates at the rear; 96 b&w photographs, plus 2 plates printed in blue on vellum; 8.25 x 10 inches. Text in Hungarian. An energetic and hallucinatory view of New York City in the late 1960s presented through an "anything goes" embrace of techniques and layout similar to Daido Moriyama. One of the classics of modern photographic literature. See Parr & Badger, The Photobook, p.262-263; Auer, p.540.

      [Bookseller: A&D Books]
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        THE ENERGY OF SLAVES. Signed

      Toronto: Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, (1972)., 1972 First Edition of Leonard Cohen's fifth volume of poetry, Signed by him on the half-title page. 8vo. 127 pp. A near fine copy in mint green cloth, (tiny bump to the top edge of the front board), gilt titles to the spine in a neatly price-clipped bright, fresh near fine dustwrapper. [29891] $1250. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Wimbledon, A Celebration

      New York: Viking, 1972. Signed by John McPhee and tennis legends Rod Laver, Stan Smith and Ilie Nastase. First edition / First printing. Green cloth. Very near fine in near fine, price-clipped dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Orpheus Books]
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        PAUL STRAND. A Retrospective Monograph. Two Volumes. The Years 1915-1946. The Years 1950-1968

      New York:: Aperture,, 1972. First Edition. Fine. SIGNED BY PAUL STRAND. TWO VOLUMES. Complete set. Fine hardback First Edition, First Printings. LIMITED TO 100 SIGNED COPIES, THIS IS No. #77. Bound in burgundy cloth with matching slipcase. Gold lettering spines. 4tos.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        A Day Book

      Berlin: Graphis,, 1972. Eight screenprints on various papers, one on canvas and one on acetate, four etchings and one lithograph on various papers. Housed in the original clamshell portfolio bound in red linen, titles to spine and illustration to upper board in black, with text plates and original tissue. All fine in fine box. Approx. sheet sizes: 61 x 42 cm. Standard edition of 200. Each print is signed and numbered by Kitaj, the limitation page signed by Creeley and Kitaj. The total edition consisted of 295 copies: 270 of the standard edition of which 70 were marked hors commerce, and 25 édition de tête bound in leather with an extra screenprint.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Judith: Tragödie in Drei Akten: Lithographien von Max Ernst und Dorothea Tanning. Signed limited edition

      Stuttgart - Manus Press 1972. 50pp ::12 coloured lithographs on Arches Paper ::430mm x 300mm (17" x 12") ::Text in German. Signed by Max Ernst and Dorothea Tanning

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Sei poesie e sei disegni.

      Edizioni Trentadue (stampa della Galli - Tierry), «Il Bicordo - Quaderni di poesia diretti da Sandro Broccardi» 1 1972 (dic.) Edizione originale, numerata in 560 copie (di cui 60 contenenti una acquaforte originale). Esemplare numero 138, proveniente dalla biblioteca di Franco Fortini, pregiato da numerosi interventi autografi alla prima carta (recto e verso) e al recto della seconda carta: Fortini utilizza il libro come un taccuino di fortuna, ruotato di 90 gradi in senso orario, e verga tre prove e infine una bella copia di una poesia, 12 versi titolati «Di notte» datati e firmati «1973 / Franco Fortini», con numerose cancellature e varianti. in 8° piccolo pp. 30 [2] con ill. a piena pagina n.t.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Pontremoli]
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        Joan Miro Lithographs Volumes 1-4

      NY: Tudor, Leon Amiel, Maeght, 1972-1981. First editions. Hardcover. Orig. white basket weave cloth. Fine in fine dust wrappers. 4 vols./No Dust Jacket. Miro, Joan. 223, 253, 215, 298 pages. 33 x 26 cm. A total of thirty-two original color lithographs plus hors texte illustrations -- 11, 11, 5 and 5 respectively in the four volume set. Limited edition, one of 5000. Text in English. FREITAG 6573. RIGGS p.509. Fresh, very clean set, all with original dust wrappers in the publisher's board shipping cases, lacking case for Vol. III. Vols 2-4 with wrap around band and mylar covers, Vol. 1 as issued without band or mylar cover.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        Upon the Sweeping Flood & Other Stories

      FAWCETT BOOKS. Paperback. Paperback; English language; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; good condition. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail. . GOOD. 1972.

      [Bookseller: c-books.co.uk]
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        PARIS WAS YESTERDAY. 1925-1939. Signed

      New York: The Viking Press, 1972 Unique First Edition (Drutman, Irving, Ed.) Inscribed by Janet Flanner on the title-page. 'This copy of our book is for Mike, who figures on the back cover flap, for which I thank him. June 1, 1972. Janet'. Additionally Inscribed by editor and long-time close friend, Irving Drutman, 'For Mike x from Irving'. Drutman was Michael 'Mike' de Lisio's longtime companion and de Lisio's, (The Sculptor Who Turned Photos Into Statues- NY Times-Feb. 2, 2003) 1967 sculpture of Janet Flanner, worked from a photograph of Flanner which appeared on a postcard she sent him, is printed on the back cover . A fine copy in black cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a fine dustwrapper. 8vo. 232 pp. A superb selection of Janet Flanner's ("Genêt"), Letter from Paris, originally published in The New Yorker Magazine. Flanner's prose style was as influential as her insights, a combination of wit, grace, and fluency which has since come to epitomize the 'New Yorker style' - its influence can be seen decades later in the prose of Bruce Chatwin. Laid in is a holograph Flanner Als dated December 13th, 1968, and postcard to Mike de Lisio with an original black & white 3" photograph of Irving Drutman, Michael 'Mike' de Lisio and Flanner from the period.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Das Wesen der Kunst als das sich ins-Werk-setzen der Wahrheit

      St. Gallen, Switzerland: Erker Galerie, 1972. Original lithograph by Giuseppe Santomaso (1907-1990) with facing text by Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) in his own lithographically reproduced handwriting. 39 x 57 cm. One of 200 copies signed and numbered by Santomaso on BFK Rives. From Erker-Treffen 1.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Desert Hawking

      Yuma, AZ: Privately printed at the Cactus Press,, [c. 1972?]. Perfect bound. Original cream wrappers, black cloth backstrip, photographic illustrations of a Cooper's Hawk to the upper wrapper. Illustrations throughout. A couple of light spots to the cover, wrappers very slightly creased at the corners. A superb copy. Second edition of the author's first book, a classic of falconry by one of America's most revered practitioners of the sport. McElroy originally sent the manuscript of this book to James T. Johnson of the Peregrine Press, but instead of being corrected and typeset it was published with numerous errors, and the author had most of the print run destroyed. Now known as the "brown cloth tape edition", only 287 copies were released. The book was republished in 1996 as "Desert Hawking: With a Little Help from My Friends" and a second volume, Desert Hawking II appeared in 1977, but the first two editions of the present are particularly scarce, with OCLC recording only one institutional copy of the first edition and only two copies of this, the second edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Wrecking Crew

      Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1972. Signed by the author on the title page, the remarkably crisp textblock of this exceedingly rare trade paperback 1972 Pitt Poetry Series printing of the poet's first book is brilliantly clean, tight, square, carries absolutely no underlining, highlighting or marginalia and shows only the faintest foxing to the left corner of the pagehead. The covers are very clean, bright and show only the most negligible finish rubbing, an extremely gentle shelving bump to the lower right corner of the front cover and to the upper edge of the front cover, quite superficial opening creases along the lower spine to the both covers, two tiny finish blemishes to the lower spine and the very faintest age-toning to both covers; a small sticker remains on the upper right corner of the front cover.. Signed by Author. 1972 Printing. Trade Paperback. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: The Haunted Bookshop]
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        Wintering Out

      London, Faber and Faber,, 1972. Octavo. Original blue, grey, black and white wrappers. Spine slightly discoloured, light marks to upper cover. First Edition, preceding the hardcover edition by one year. Signed on the half title by Seamus Heaney.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Rossa's Recollections 1838-1898

      Shannon, Ireland : Irish University Press , 1972 book is tight with no markings, pocket and discard stamp on last page and rear paste down, stamp, louisville free public library, across top page edge, minor rubbing to boards . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

      [Bookseller: Gene The Book Peddler ]
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        Diane Arbus

      Millerton, NY: Aperture, (1972). Former owner's dated inscription, small tears to the bottom edge of two separate pages; a clean, close to near fine copy in a near fine price-clipped jacket.. First Edition. Quarto. First issue with "Two Girls in Identical Raincoats". Designed and edited by Doon Arbus and Marvin Israel, and championed by John Szarkowski, who organized the retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art for which this book was commissioned. Probably the most important monograph published in the history of Aperture, and one of the true photo highspots of the last forty years. (Parr / Badger, v1, 258-259; Roth 214-215; Open Book 284-285; Auer 546).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        SINNING WITH ANNIE AND OTHER STORIES. Signed

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1972 Presentation Copy. First Edition. 8vo., 210pp., black cloth, with orange & green lettering to the spine, orange topstain. The author's scarce first collection of short stories. A very personal inscription to the Title Page reads: "To Peter and Ann Marie / with love and best wishes, / Paul 15 Sept 1974". A number of stories have check marks at the table of contents page as if a previous reader were marking their favorites. A near fine copy in a bright crisp dust jacket showing minimal use. "...the stories are bound together by a single thread - the author's tragic-comic vision of the world.". Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Au Baiser d'Avignon. Douze dessins, lavis, aquarelles (With 12 Lithographs by Picasso)

      Le Vent d'Arles, Paris, 1972. Au Baiser d'Avignon. Douze dessins, lavis, aquarelles. Texte de Jean Vilar. Paris, Le Vent d'Arles 1972, portfolio (50 x 40 cm.) with 12 lithographs, (7 colored). One of 350 copies.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA-ILAB)]
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