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        The Boy Who Made Dragonfly

      NY: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1972. hardcover. F/F- 1st edition, 1st printing. Author's retelling of a Zuni myth. Jacket has 1-1/4 inch closed tear at top of rear panel, light wear at spine ends and clipped corner on front flap (price intact). We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        Visions of Cody. Introduction by Allen Ginsberg

      New York: McGraw Hill,, 1972. Octavo. Original burgundy cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge stained brown, tan endpapers. With the dust jacket. Top edge a trifle marked, spine lettering slightly dull but an excellent copy in the dust jacket. First collected edition, first printing. A remarkable association copy with Ginsberg's full page presentation inscription to his lover Peter Orlowsky, "For Peter dear coming back from Washington DC seeing McCarthy CIA Dentist Named White House Circumambulation Gaté [come/gone] Gaté [come/or gone] paragaté [shore gone] parasamgaté [other shore totally gone] Bodhi [Mind] Svaha [amen] - what would Jack've thought? Allen Nov 28 1972" This mantra is adapted from the so-called Heart Sutra Dance (Gate Gate Paragate Parasamgate Bodhi Svaha - Going, Always Going, Going Beyond, Further Beyond, Completely Gone to Buddhahood, Svaha - So Be It) and relates almost too perfectly to the great scandal which would eventually lead to Nixon's demise. A truly wonderful Beat association, inscribed by Ginsberg just three years after Kerouac's untimely death and at a key moment in modern US history.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        August 1914

      New York: FSG, 1972.. First edition of the author's epic novel of Russian history. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed and dated by Solzhenitsyn on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Visions of Cody

      New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1972 First edition, first printing. Introduction by Allen Ginsberg. Signed and dated ("7/29/93") by Ginsberg on the title page. About fine with a former owner signature to the endpapers; in a jacket with some light wear along upper edge and minor creasing, a small tear to the front panel, else near fine. Posthumously published (3 years after Kerouac's death).. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        August 1914

      New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1972. Inscribed By Alexander Solzhenitsyn. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Brooklyn Books]
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      (SANNES, SANNE). Sannes, Sanne, Jim Hughes & Louwrien Wijers. THE FACE OF LOVE. South Brunswick, NJ & New York: A.S. Barnes and Co., Inc., 1972. First American Edition. 4to. Cloth in Pictorial Dust Jacket. Photography Monograph. Near Fine./Good +.. np (200pp), profusely illustrated in b&w. "The Face of Love" is one of the lesser-known yet still classic books of erotic imagery from the sixties. It is a compilation of the dark, grainy nudes of both women and couples by the Dutch photographer Sanne Sannes, who was tragically killed in 1967 in an automobile accident at the age of thirty. Like his "Sex a Go Go", this was a posthumously published (in 1972), and it includes appreciative essays by Jim Hughes and Louwrien Wijers. A most handsome copy of the book itself whose price-clipped dust jacket shows light overall wear, rubbing and soiling, some creasing and minor paper loss at the extremities, and a diagonal closed tear to the front panel starting at the spine. It has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 019559&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange

      New York: Abelard-Schuman Ltd.,, 1972. Based on the Novel by Anthony Burgess. Octavo. Original tan cloth, titles to spine in black, orange endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrations from film stills throughout. A fine copy in the price-clipped jacket. First film edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Jean Tinguely: "Méta

      [Stockholm] | Frankfurt | Berlin - Wien: Moderna Museet | Verlag Ullstein GmbH | Pröpylean, 1972. Near fine in illustrated boards, with a lock and handle, to mimic a briefcase.. The correct First Edition in Swedish of Tinguely's briefcase masterpiece. Quarto in lockable boards with a handle. A fine association copy, lengthily INSCRIBED in Swedish by the book's author, and Moderna Museet Director, Pontus Hultén, to artist and curator Billy Klüver, and dated in the year of publication in New York. Translated roughly, the inscriptions reads: "To Billy with thanks and thanks for all the help and support and inspiration, and with gratitude for allowing me to print the best book on Jean's work that's been done so far. Your great friend Pontus." Both Hultén and Klüver were seminal figures in the Moderna Museet's most famous publication: Andy Warhol's Stockholm Catalogue. With a perforated SIGNED mechanical "meta-matic" drawing by Tinguely bound-in, 33 1/3 rpm disc in the rear in a plastic enclosure.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Souvenirs Et Portraits D'Artistes Jacques Prevert Le Coeur A L'Ouvrage

      Paris: Mourlot Press, 1972. First edition. Hardcover. Loose as issued in orig. printed wrappers. Near fine in fine beige clamshell case stamped in black./No Dust Jacket. 246 pages. Folio, 32 x 25.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 104 of 800 on velin d'Arches. Twenty-five lithographs (one silkscreen), nineteen in color -- with contributions by Masson, Matisse, Braque, Derain, Picasso, Miro, Cocteau, Villon, Chagall, Giacometti, Buffet, Delvaux, Wunderlich, Sutherland, et al. Text in French. Typography by Fequet et Baudier. Edited by A.C. Mazo and Leon Amiel. Cover wrappers toned.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        Les choses perdaient leur pesanteur, je me

      St. Gallen, Switzerland: Erker Galerie, 1972. Original lithograph by Asger Jorn (1914-1973) with facing text by Eugène Ionesco in his own lithographically reproduced handwriting. 39 x 57 cm. One of 200 copies signed and numbered by Jorn in pencil on BFK Rives. From Erker-Treffen 1.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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      Munich, Germany: Rogner & Bernhard, 1972. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket.. Munich, Germany: Rogner & Bernhard, 1972. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition/First Printing. 90 pages. Artist Book. One of the greatest photography books of the 20th century. Limited Edition of 2000 copies. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now rare. An austerely beautiful production by Pierre Molinier and Rogner & Bernhard: Regular-sized volume format. Black cloth boards with black titles embossed on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs and photographic tableaux by Pierre Molinier. Essay by Peter Gorsen. Printed on thick coated stock paper in Munich, Germany to absolutely the highest standards. In publisher&#39;s original paper wrappers. In glassine DJ, as issued. Presents some of the most hauntingly beautiful auto-erotic photographs ever taken by an artist/photographer who was truly way ahead of his time. The challenge Molinier poses is fundamental: Is he an artist or not? That is to say, his fetishism can be easily dismissed and its transcendent beauty denied. His is the work of someone who was, on the outside, a conventionally handsome and refined French gentleman. His unsettling work, which he produced for his own private pleasure, belies this mask and rejects it. Because he also created remarkable etchings and paintings, Pierre Molinier did not think of himself primarily as a photographer but as an artist who fully realized his vision through photography. He shot carefully staged photographic tableaux that utilized mannequins and other props. The latter remind us of his obsession with sex as pure fantasy, as something which begins and ends as a fantasy that can never be achieved in reality. In the process, he created some of the most disturbingly beautiful photographs of the 20th century. Molinier proves that the erotic (as opposed to the pornographic) is ultimately about beauty (rather than about sex) , an aesthetic (rather than a sexual) experience. Lucas Samaras, Helmut Newton, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Ellen von Unwerth, among many others, would not be possible without Molinier&#39;s pioneering example. A masterpiece, this is a "must-have" title for Pierre Molinier and erotic art photography collectors. <b><i> This is an Import title and is now highly collectible. This is one of very few copies still available online, is still in the publisher&#39;s original paper wrappers, and is especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a beauty. A rare copy thus. </b></i> 50 plates. Selected as one of the "Seminal Photography Books of the 20th Century" in the "Book of 101 Books". One of the greatest artist/photographers of the 20th century. A fine collectible copy. . ISBN 3920802950.

      [Bookseller: Modern Rare]
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      Tokyo: Haga Books, 1972. First ed. Moriyama, Daido. 4to., unpaged b&w and color photo-plates. Stiff wrappers, with color illustrated slipcase. Faint discoloration on wrappers and bookseller&#39;s name ticket affixed to verso of front wrapper. A very good copy. Highly charged erotic photos of nude women, often in bondage. Moriyama&#39;s fourth solo book.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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        Catalogo della Mostra Firenze - Forte di Belvedere 20 Maggio 30 Settembre 1972

      Florence: Il Bisonte Editore / Nuovedizioni Enrico Vallechi,, 1972. Square quarto. Original photographic wrappers, titles to spine in black, titles to front cover in white. Illustrated throughout 333 pages. Light crease to lower corner, a very good copy. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the artist. "To Mr and Mrs McGregor. With best wishes from Henry Moore, Forte dei Marmi, September 17th &#39;72.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Unter der blanken Hacke des Monds werde ich sterben

      St. Gallen, Switzerland: Erker Galerie, 1972. Original lithograph by Mark Tobey (1890-1976) with facing text by Peter Huchel (1903-1981) in his own lithographically reproduced handwriting. 39 x 57 cm. One of 200 copies signed and numbered in pencil by Tobey on BFK Rives. From Erker-Treffen 1.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Four Fables

      London: World&#39;s End Press, 1972. First edition thus. Hardcover. Decorated cloth portfolio, contents loose as issued. Fine./No Dust Jacket. Ann Brunskill. Folio, 43 x 31 cm. Eight tinted etchings by Ann Brunskill, each signed in pencil, lower margin, plus typographical ornaments. Limited edition, copy 17 of 50 signed by Brunskill. Text from the Samuel Croxall editions with type set in Garamond and wooden letter, printed by J. Green paper. "A Young Man and His Cat, The Lion & The Mouse, The Fatal Marriage and The Mountains in Labour," are the stories presented. Batik cloth portfolio dyed by Brunskill, created by Brenda Goodsell.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        Chapultepec: Historia y presencia

      Smurfit Carton y Papel de Mexico. Hardcover. 9687193042 Dust jacket condition: Good. Wear and tear to jacket. Massive book. Due to weight, no foreign orders or domestic priority shipments accepted without prior arrangement as to shipping costs, which will exceed our usual rates. Spanish/English text. From the Foreword: This year Smurfit. Carton y Papel de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. presents Chapultepec, the sixteenth book of its CPM collection (Culture and Past of Mexico). This program of cultural promotion consists in the publication of unique, non-commercial books, profusely illustrated, which present different aspects of Mexico&#39;s rich historical and artistical heritage. Through this program we try to contribute to the promotion of our country&#39;s cultural values. Within the CPM program, which started in 1972 by presenting different aspects of the country&#39;s cultural wealth, we have published sixteen titles which cover from the Pre-hispanic era up to our days. This book in particular distinguishes itself from previous editions, because instead of dealing with *an event, an era or a person, it refers to a very important site, loved by everyone. Chapultepec, forest and castle, is a site which has lived through man&#39;s history in Mexico. Its name in nahuatl means "Grasshopper Hill" (Chapul--the abbreviation of chapulin [grasshopper]-- and tepetl --locative which refers to hill). It does not cease to intrigue us why our ancestors chose the name of the insect which visits us every year at the end of the rainy season to designate this sacred place. The name also extended to designate the exuberant forest with multiple water springs, that for centuries supplied water to Mexico Tenochtitlan. From the top of the hill there is an extraordinary view of the City and the Valley of Mexico, a sight which not only surpasses the immense trees, but also the numerous skyscrapers which progress has brought along. This rocky promontory evokes our history from the time previous to the arrival of the Spanish conquerors, continuing with the viceroys&#39; recreational grounds; the first castle in America; the Heroic Military Academy; Maximilian&#39;s short-lived empire; Porfirio Diaz&#39; Republic, followed by the revolutionary governments, until it reached its current status as National Museum of History. President Lazaro Cardenas gave it to the people in 1939, to install there the National Museum of History. However, neither Cardenas nor the presidents who have succeeded him, abandoned Chapultepec, because when they moved the presidential residence to Los Pinos --the old Tacubaya ranch of "La Hormiga" which bordered the aztec&#39;s magic forest-- physically and ecologically, its gardens today form part of Chapultepec. However, Chapultepec&#39;s role goes beyond the historical site. Today it is a recreational site for the thousands of persons of all ages who visit it daily. It also has seven very important museums which play an eminently educational function. Aside from having the most important zoo in Mexico, Chapultepec offers the visitor a large park with mechanical games, two lakes for rowing, restaurants, fountains, spectacular monuments and, above all, many, many trees, flowers and lawns. The ancient forest --with less foliage today than it had some 40 or 50 years ago, but still very beautiful-- is part of a huge complex of gardens and trees; new sections, which previously had been barren hills with some old, crooked pepper-trees, have been added to the park. Nowadays, a walk through Chapultepec bears no resemblance with those days when carriages and "charros" rode their fine horses and showed off their best attires. Today, we don&#39;t see the luxurious automobiles which every Sunday drove slowly through its avenues. Chapultepec now belongs to everyone, and people enjoy it as their own. Happiness abounds; there are picnics, children&#39;s parties and races, aside from an avalanche of visitors, young and old, local and foreign, who continuously go up the ramp to the Castle, to enjoy and admire the splendid view from its terraces. The subject has enraptured us and we have tried to present it with the respect it deserves. We hope to transmit to our readers this same enthusiasm for Chapultepec. 211 pages. Your order will be on its way by the next business day! . Very Good. 1988.

      [Bookseller: Wombat Book Company, LLC]
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        JOAN MIRO LITHOGRAPHE 1930-1952. Volume 1 only of 6, 12 ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS

      Paris, A. C. Mazo & Cie for Maeght, 1972.. FIRST EDITION 1972, Volume 1 of 6, text in French, large 4to, 320 x 245 mm, 12½ x 9¾ inches, 189 lithographs of which 90 in colour and most full page, plus 12 ORIGINAL COLOUR LITHOGRAPHS, including the dustwrapper, 5 double page, 231 pages, in original publisher's cream cloth, black lettering to spine, yellow endpapers, in DUSTWRAPPER and in publisher's outer acetate dustwrapper. Book in FINE condition, no inscriptions, paper dustwrapper just very slightly worn at top of lower fold, one 5 mm (¼ inch) closed tear to lower edge of upper cover, some tiny indentations to acetate dustwrapper on lower cover but no splitting or chipping. This is the first volume of 6 forming a Catalogue Raisonne of the lithographs of Miro. The lithographs are printed by Mourlot in Paris and cover the period from 1930-1952. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        The Little People of America. The Deerslayers. The Incredible Case of The Stack O&#39; Wheat Murders

      Buffalo: Leslie Krims, 1972. All near fine or better.. Limited edition portfolios; a complete "set". Loose plates and text sheets in boxes, each numbered, limited to 4000 copies, and SIGNED by Krims on the text sheets. No missing plates. Deerslayers has an insert apologizing for a publication delay. Incredible Case... has two text sheets as issued.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        THE GUNS OF AVALON. Signed

      Garden City: Doubleday, 1972 Presentation Copy. THE GUNS OF AVALON. A fine copy in dustwrapper. Review slip laid in. An important presentation Copy inscribed "For Gerry de la Ree, / The second book of the Amber series / The Guns Of Avalon / Roger Zelazny" has been pasted onto the front free endpaper. [Several books from the Amber series were similarly inscribed on a custom 3"x6" white label for the recipient. The Second Amber Book. Levack 18a.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Choosing: Green Beans

      Edizioni Toselli 1972 Stampato in 1500 copie - testo italiano/inglese - legatura a punto metallico - formato 20,5 x29,5 - pagine nn - illustrato con 9 tavole a colori - ottime condizioni 16021

      [Bookseller: Pennasilico]
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        Ms. Typoskript mit kl. eigenh. Korrekturen, eh. Widmungsblatt mit U. ("Gottfried") und eh. Begleitbrief.

      Ramsau am Dachstein, Juni und Juli 1972. - 9 SS. auf 9 Bll. (Typoskript und Widmungsblatt) bzw. 1½ SS. (Brief). 4to. Aus dem eh. Begleitschreiben an Wolfgang Ploderer: "Da Du in so liebevoller und verständnisreicher Weise Dich meiner künstlerischen Wehen annimmst [.] hier nun eine praktische Bitte: Könntest Du mir einige sorgfältige Ablichtungen beiliegenden Textes machen - drei Exemplare - und samt Original hierher senden lassen? [.] Es handelt sich um den Text für das Oratorium, das ich zum 30jährigen Bestehen der UNO schreiben möchte. Lass bitte nirgends darüber etwas verlauten [.]". - Gottfried von Einems Kantate "An die Nachgeborenen" op. 42 wurde zum 30. Jahrestag der Gründung der UNO am 24. Oktober 1975 in New York uraufgeführt. Interpreten waren Julia Hamari, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau sowie die Wiener Symphoniker (unter der Leitung von Carlo Maria Giulini) und der Chor der Temple University. Gewidmet war das Werk, dessen vierter Satz die Vertonung von Brechts Gedicht "An die Nachgeborenen" ist, Friedrich Dürrenmatt und dessen Frau Lotti. - Der Brief auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        A Christmas Carol

      London: William Heinemann,, 1972. Octavo. Finely bound by Bayntun in crimson calf, brown and burgundy morocco labels, elaborate decoration to spine in compartments separated by raised bands, twin rule to boards, holly blocked to front board, roll to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, with 12 colour prints and 18 in black and white. An excellent copy. A handsomely bound reprint of this classic Christmas tale.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A House Divided, with The New Year , with The Exile, with Fighting Angel

      John Day, 1972. Four decoratively bound books by Pearl Buck. From the Estate of Pearl Buck, two are signed, limited editions the other two are unnumbered limited editions. Letter of provenance. A House Divided by Pearl S. Buck. 1972, 5th impression, John Day, 353 pages. Signed on the limitation page but not numbered, out of series book, retained by the author for her personal distribution and found in her home at the time of her death. Description: Limited edition page date June, 1972, an unnumbered copy from a set of 1,000 created in honor of the author&#39;s 80th birthday. Blue boards with gold title and decorations, white leather spine with gold lettering. TEG, blue endpapers. Condition: Very good. Covers, leather spine and all pages are bright and clean. Lower edge of spine and lower point of front board bumped, the page numbers on the last two pages (352 and 353) are missing part of their inking, a mfg defect that may be a point of issue as this edition is not numbered. A few other page numbers also weakly inked, else near fine edition. The New Year by Pearl S. Buck. 1972, John Day, 3rd impression, 255 pages. Signed on the limitation page. Description: Limited edition page date June, 1972, an unnumbered copy from a set of 1,000 created in honor of the author&#39;s 80th birthday. Dark blue boards with gold title and design on the cover, white leather spine with gold design and title. TEG, blue endpapers. Condition: Near fine. Lower edge of spine bumped, else fine, unread copy. The Exile by Pearl S. Buck. 1972 new impression, John Day. Signed on the limitation page. Number 78 of 1,000. Description: Limited edition page not dated, number 78/1,000. Stamped on the title page, "This series continues in tribute to her memory." Red boards with gold title and decorations, white leather spine with gold lettering. TEG, red endpapers. Condition: Very good. Covers, leather spine and all pages are bright and clean. Lower edge of spine bumped, foxing on rear board, foxing to lower and leading edge of pages, else near fine. Fighting Angel by Pearl S. Buck,1972 new impression, John Day. Signed on the limitation page. Number 313 of 1,000, with inlaid bookmarker for the Pearl S. Buck Foundation for Amerasian children. Description: Limited edition page not dated, c1964, number 313/1,000 and stamped on the title page, "This series continues in tribute to her memory." Red boards with gold title and decorations, white leather spine with gold lettering. TEG, red endpapers. Condition: Very good. Covers, leather spine and are bright and clean save two very small stains on lower part of the spine, all pages are clean. Sold as a set $700 . Signed by Author. Limited Ed. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Birchwood Books]
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        Diane Arbus

      New York: Aperture,, 1972. With an afterword by Doris Arbus. Quarto. Original white boards, photographic illustration to upper board, titles to spine in black. With the photographic dust jacket. A little spotting to corner of upper board. An excellent copy in the dust jacket with a few minor spots to the lower panel and fait partial toning to the corner of the upper panel. First edition, first printing. This copy is the first printing with the plate titled "Two Girls in Identical Raincoats, Central Park, N. Y. C, 1969" which was suppressed in subsequent printings.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph

      Millerton, New York: Aperture, 1972. Hardcover. First Edition, First issue with "Two girls in identical raincoats" image. Quarto. Illustrated with eighty black-and-white photographs. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. Very Good+; light spotting to top edges, minor spotting to spine and rear cover, faint crease to bottom corner of front free endpaper, in Very Good+ dust jacket; a few short closed tears to edges with 2 being tape repaired, faint dampstain to bottom edge of rear panel, slight internal spotting, some creasing to flaps. Published for the 1972 retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art. Image or additional images available upon request

      [Bookseller: Wessel & Lieberman Booksellers ABAA]
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        Studies in Modern Spanish Literature and Art

      Tamesis Books Limited, London Uk 1972 - Presented to Helen F Grant, articles by diferent contributors, 260 pages [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Clement Burston Books]
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      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1972 Presentation Copy. First Edition. 8vo., 210pp., black cloth, with orange & green lettering to the spine, orange topstain. The author&#39;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&#39;s tragic-comic vision of the world.". Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The Boys of Summer

      Harper & Row, New York 1972 - Inscribed to Major League Baseball icon Buzzy Bavasi: "February, l972 For Buzzy -- Remembering old pennants, rich grasshoppers and so many pleasant hours together. Best -- Roger" With nameplate affixed to front endpaper with Buzzy Bavasi's signature E.J.Bavasi. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: D.G.Wills Books]
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        A Pictorial History of English Architecture (SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)

      John Murray Ltd, London, 1972. Signed Limited Edition, number 90 of 100 numbered and signed copies. 112pp. Quarto. Buckram-backed marbled paper boards. Decorated endpapers. Top edge gilt. Numerous photographs, mainly in colour, some full-page, by various photographers including Margaret Harker, Edwin Smith, A F Kersting, Michael Holford, et al. A fine copy in original unprinted tissue wrapper with a couple of tears at spine panel. In original decorated slipcase, in fine state.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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        Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph

      Aperture 1972 Published in conjunction with the posthumous 1972 retrospective exhibition of Diane Arbus' work at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. With text and 80 black and white photographs by Diane Arbus (including the image entitled "Two Girls in Identical Raincoats, Central Park, New York City, 1969" removed from later printings of the book). Edited and designed by Doon Arbus and Marvin Israel / Monografia pubblicata in occasione della grande retrospettiva al Museum of Modern Art di New York, tenuta nel 1972, a un anno dalla morte di Diane Arbus. Un testo e 80 fotografie in bianco e nero della Arbus, compresa l'immagine intitolata "Two Girls in Identical Raincoats, Central Park, New York City, 1969" che fu rimossa dall'editore nelle successive ristampe del volume 4to pp. 180 broch Ottimo (Fine) [Parr, Badger, 2004, Vol. I - pp. 258-259]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        Studio per I processi: dalle Storie Inglesi di William Shakespeare

      Tempera, acquerello, matita e retino su carta cm 50x73 Ottimo (Fine)

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

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

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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      PCI 1972 Acquaforte su zinco facente parte delle pubblicazioni edite in occasione del 50° anniversario della fondazione del PCI nel 1977 Cm 31,7 x 24,7 (Foglio cm 70x50) [Calandri, 1985]

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        Zötl. Il bestiario di Aloys Zötl (1831-1887)

      Parma FMR 1972 Collana Segni dell'Uomo - - Acquarelli di animali eseguiti da Aloys Zötl - cm 35 x 23 - pp.169 - In seta nera Orient, con plancetta a colori e cofanetto ( Black Orient silk, with tipped-in colour plate and library case ) - 73 illustrazioni a colori - Edizione Italiana - Carta a mano Ingres, azzurra, Cartiere Miliani di Fabriano

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        The virgin sperm dancer.

      Amsterdam, Uitgeverij Bert Bakker, 1972. 1972 Volume 38,5x27,2 cm, brochure editoriale illustrata, pagg. 92 con 62 fotografie in nero. Come nuovo. Very good conditions.

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      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1972.. First UK hardback Edition. Maroon hardback cloth cover. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. Page edge foxing. 288pp :: 200mm x 130mm (8" x 5") :: Winner of the 1971 Nebula and Hugo Award

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      London: Victor Gollancz, 1972. First UK edition, first prnt. Inscribed by LeGuin to her stepfather and mother, Theodora Kroeber-Quinn with the fond nickname LeGuin used for her. "for John and the Redhead Herself with love Ursula 1 vi 73." Faint beginning foxing on the page edges, pastedowns and endpages; dustjacket with beginning toning on the interior (not apparent on the outside) and the edges of the flaps. A tight copy in Very Good condition in a Very Good dustjacket with an archival cover. . Inscribed & Dated by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers. Association Copy.The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

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        Amanecer en el delta del Parana' e altre poesie

      M'Arte 1972 Con 2 litografie originali a colori, numerate e firmate, di Rufino Tamayo (cm 28x38). Riproduzione del manoscritto firmato da Asturias. Note bio-bibliografiche e foto di Asturias di Henri Cartier-Bresson. Poems by Miguel Angel Asturias, accompanied by two numbered and signed lithographs by Rufino Tamayo (cm 28x38). Reproduction of the manuscript with an original signature by the poet. Photos in black and white by Henri Cartier-Bresson Immagini e testi Edizione composta in carattere Garamond da Ruggero Olivieri, Milano e stampata dalla Tipografia Stefanoni, Lecco su carta a mano della Filicarta di Brugherio. Incisioni tirate da Alberto Caprini di Roma. Legatura di Giovanni De Stefanis di Milano Ottimo (Fine)

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        Gennaio a Kyoto

      M'Arte 1972 Con 2 acqueforti originali a colori, numerate e firmate, di Masuo Ikeda (Landscape - Antique Woman, cm 38x28). Facsimile del manoscritto originale, in ideogrammi giapponesi, con firma autografa del poeta. Versione inglese di Junzaburo Nishiwaki, versione italiana di Mary de Rachewiltz. A poem by Junzaburo Nishiwaki accompanied by two numbered and signed etchings by Masuo Ikeda (Landscape - Antique Woman, cm 38x28). Italian translation by Mary de Rachewiltz and English translation by the Author. Reproduction of the Japanese manuscript with an original signature by the poet Immagini e testi Ed composta in carattere Garamond da Ruggero Olivieri, Milano e stampata dalla Tipografia Stefanoni, Lecco su carta a mano della Filicarta di Brugherio. Incisioni tirate da Pierre Lallier, Atelier Georges Leblanc, Parigi. Legatura di Giovanni De Stefanis Ottimo (Fine)

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        Documenta 5. Befragung der Realität. Bildwelten heute

      Documenta 1972 Befragung der Realitat, Bildwelten heute. Kassel 30.Juni bis 8.Oktober 1972 - Neue Galerie Schone Aussicht - Museum Fridericianum Friedrichsplatz. Sezioni: Kritische Theorie des asthetischen Gegenstandes, Audiovisuelles Vorwort, Trivialrealismus & Trivialemblematik, Bilderwelt und Frommigkeit, Gesellschaftliche Ikonographie an zwei Beispielen, Werbung, Politische Propaganda, Science-Fiction, Utopie/Morgen von heute gesehen, Spiel und Wirklichkeit, Bildnerei der Geisteskranken, Film, Museen von Kunstlern, Sozialistischer Realismus, Realismus, Individuelle Mythologien, Idee + Idee/Licht, Information, Verzeichnis der ausgestellten Werke, Allgemeine Bibliographie, Wahrend: Ereigniskalender, Nachher: Text, Bild, Presse. Centinaia di foto e ill. in nero e a colori. Tra gli artisti partecipanti: Vito Acconci, Vincenzo Agnetti, Giovanni Anselmo, Archigram, John Baldessari, Robert Barry, Georg Baselitz, Bernd & Hilla Becher, Joseph Beuys, Alighiero Boetti, Christian Boltanski, George Brecht, Marcel Broodthaers, Daniel Buren, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Luciano Castelli, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Walter De Maria, Gino de Dominicis, Marcel Duchamp, Luciano Fabro, Hamish Fulton, Gilbert & George, Hans Haacke, Duane Hanson, Eva Hesse, Rebecca Horn, Rolf Iseli, Jasper Johns, Edward Kienholz, Imi Knoebel, Jannis Kounellis, Sol LeWitt, Richard Long, Ingeborg Luscher, Mario Merz, Gustav Metzger, Malcolm Morley, Ed Moses, Bruce Nauman, Hermann Nitsch, Claes Oldenburg, Yoko Ono, Dennis Oppenheim, Blinky Palermo, Panamarenko, Giulio Paolini, A.R. Penck, Giuseppe Penone, Vettor Pisani, Sigmar Polke, Stephen Posen, Arnulf Rainer, Gerhard Richter, Dorothea Rockburne, Edward Ruscha, Reiner Ruthenbeck, Lucas Samaras, Richard Serra, Paul Sharits, Allan Shields, Katharina Sieverding, Robert Smithson, Michael Snow, Klaus Staeck, Paul Staiger, Jorge Stever, Robert Strubin, Paul Thek, Wayne Thiebaud, Andre Thomkins, David Tremlett, Richard Tuttle, Ben Vautier, W + B Hein, Franz Erhard Walther, Robert Watts, William Wegman, Lawrence Weiner, John Wesley, William Wiley, Rolf Winnewisser, La Monte Young, Peter Young, Gilberto Zorio et al. Copertina disegnata da Edward Ruscha Ottimo (Fine)

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        The River Styx, Ohio and Other Poems

      NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. (1972). The uncorrected proof copy of the second book by this Pulitzer Prize winning and National Book Award-winning poet. 8-1/2" x 11" galleys, printed on rectos only, bound in red wrappers printed in a pattern with the HBJ logo. In our experience, HBJ proofs in this large format are quite scarce, suggestive of their having had very limited print runs. We&#39;ve never seen this proof before, and we don&#39;t find any records for it in institutional holdings. Slight splay to front cover; else fine. An uncommon early book by one of the most highly regarded American poets working today. . First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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      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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        Ancient and Medieval Ethiopian History to 1270

      Addis Ababa: United Printers, 1972.. Soft cover. Fair. 371pp + about 40 illustrations (the index includes the illustration "Altar with symmetric Sabaean inscription" but I can't find it, and there is no indication that it was ever there). Five maps (four with the text).The pages and illustrations are good and almost entirely clean (very few minor small marks). Black stamp and digs to ffep. Cover only fair (some damage/tears to extremities, slight dirt and wear). 24x16.5cm. 670g.

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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. &#39;This copy of our book is for Mike, who figures on the back cover flap, for which I thank him. June 1, 1972. Janet&#39;. Additionally Inscribed by editor and long-time close friend, Irving Drutman, &#39;For Mike x from Irving&#39;. Drutman was Michael &#39;Mike&#39; de Lisio&#39;s longtime companion and de Lisio&#39;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&#39;s ("Genêt"), Letter from Paris, originally published in The New Yorker Magazine. Flanner&#39;s prose style was as influential as her insights, a combination of wit, grace, and fluency which has since come to epitomize the &#39;New Yorker style&#39; - 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 &#39;Mike&#39; de Lisio and Flanner from the period.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        Bibliothèque Raphael Esmerian. [Five parts in six volumes, including:] Manuscrits a peintures, Livres des XVe et XVIe siecles; Reliures de quelques ateliers du XVIIe siecle, Livres en divers genres des XVIIe et XVIIIe siecles. Douze tableaux synoptiques sur la reliure au XVIIe siecle / avant-propos de R. Esmerian; Livres illustres du XVIIIe siecle; Livres illustres du XIXe siecle

      Paris: Georges Blaizot/Claude Guérin, 1972-4 First and only edition of this auction catalogue, with a total of 670 lots. . Blue-green cloth with title in gilt on front covers. Six volumes, quarto. . Lavishly illustrated with tipped in color plates, and black and white plates. Spines just a trifle faded, but a fine, clean set. One of the great catalogs of French bookbinding. The books include early manuscripts, incunables, seventeenth- and eighteenth-century books with royal coats-of-arms, and modern artists' books, showcasing the work of Chagall, Bonnard, Picasso, Matisse, Laurencin, and others.

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1972.) . First printing. . Very near fine in a like dustjacket (lower corner of back cover slightly bumped.) . One of Bradbury&#39;s classic tales, illustrated by Joseph Mugnaini. INSCRIBED by Bradbury with "Gibby!, Merry Christmas, 1972!" Bradbury also wrote and narrated the Emmy-award winning animated version of this story for television. 145 pp. Slightly oversized format. Dust jacket art by Joseph Mugnaini

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        THE ENERGY OF SLAVES. Signed

      Toronto: Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, (1972)., 1972 First Edition of Leonard Cohen&#39;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.

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