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        Klasse Heerich 1972.

      Selbstverlag der Klasse Heerich / Kunstakademie Düsseldorf., Dssd. 1972 - Dssd. Selbstverlag der Klasse Heerich / Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. 1972. 69 x 52,5 cm. 18 Blatt; 178 S. 1 Blatt. Halbleinenmappe. Gutes Exemplar. [Erwin Heerich, geboren am 29. November 1922 in Kassel, gestorben am 6. November 2004 in Meerbusch-Osterrath: 1945-1950 Kunstakademie Düsseldorf bei Ewald Mataré, ab 1950 Meisteratelier dort. 1969 Berufung an die Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, dort Professor bis 1987. Maßgebliche künstlerische und architektonische Mitgestaltung der Museumsinsel Hombroich.] Mappe mit Originalgrafiken der Klasse Heerich 1972, von den Studenten zusammengestellt. Enthält 18 Arbeiten im Format 38 x 35 bis 65 x 49 cm, alle auf ein einheitliches Maß durch Passepartoutes angepaßt. Mappenformat 69 x 52,5. Vorhanden sind Arbeiten von Frank Andermacher, Dorothee Conrady, Klaus Geldmacher, Bernd Grau, [?] Hagenbach, Harl Heinz Heming, Wilfried Heyermann, Gerd Jansen, Horst Keining Elisabeth Knauer, Roland Kratzer, Elke Lagansky, H. Lippes, Wolfgang Nestler,Wolfgang Peter, Jürgen Schiller, Herbert Wentsches und Justus Zedelius sowie 1 zusätzliche Arbeit von D. Conrady. Alle Blätter sind handschriftlich signiert und nummeriert. Die grundsätzliche Nummer ist 69 / 75 Exemplaren, es gibt einige Abweichungen. Bei den Arbeiten handelt es sich um Lithographien, Offsetlithographien, Radierungen, Siebdrucke und Offestdrucke. [Die Mappe wurde nachträglich gefertigt, es fehlt das ursprünglich beiliegende Titelblatt mit den Namen der Künstler.] Beiliegend: Im Studium bei Erwin Heerich 1961 - 1987. 178 S. 1 Bl. OHalbleinen. Buchhandlung Walther König 2001.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Querido - Inh. Frank Hermann]
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        Sadness [Inscribed to John Barth]

      NY: Farrar Straus Giroux. (1972). Inscribed by Barthelme to John Barth and his wife: "For Jack and Shelly with all best/ Don." With Barth's ownership signature ("Barth") written in the upper corner. In 1972, Barthelme won the National Book Award for his children's book The Slightly Irregular Fire Engine; Barth won the National Book Award the next year for his 1972 novel Chimera; both authors taught at Boston University for a time, and the two were linked for years in the 1960s and 70s as two of the foremost exponents of a new American fiction -- post-modern and playful, taking cues from Borges and other experimental writers from around the world, in opposition to the sturdy realism of most of the acclaimed American literature of the 20th century up to that point. Small penciled checks to contents page (although "The Sandman" gets an "x"). Minor fading to top stain and crown, else fine in a very near fine dust jacket with slight creasing to the top edge and the front flap. From the library of John Barth. An exceptional association copy. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Calder's Circus (INSCRIBED w/ ORIGINAL DRAWING)

      New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.. 1972. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. INSCRIBED BY ALEXANDER CALDER WITH ORIGINAL DRAWING. Stated First Edition. c.1972. Softcover. 4to. 171pp. Illus. Very Good. Light shelfwearrubbing to edges of wraps, sunning to spine, mild soil.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Houdini and Conan Doyle : the Story of a Strange Friendship / by Bernard M. L. Ernst and Hereward Carrington

      New York : Albert And Charles Boni, 1972. 1st Edition. Description: 249 p. , [1] leaf of plates : facsim. , port. ; 22 cm. Subjects: Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926 --Friends and associates. Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930 --Knowledge --Occultism. Magicians --United States --Biography. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Ceylon Tea: Product of European Exploitation!

      San Francisco, 1972. Silkscreen in four colors, 26" x 20" (ca 66cm x 51cm). From an edition of approximately 75 copies, hand-signed and dated lower right. Clean, fresh example; tiny tack-holes and minor wear at corners, else Fine; Grade A/A-. & & A seminal work by the provocative Bay Area printmaker who is perhaps the best-known figure among the wave of San Francisco Chicano artists who came to prominence in the decade of the Seventies. This is one of Garcia's best-known images, a "... sarcastic 'deep reading' of Lipton's tea package...[intended to] destroy any naivete about the consumer relationship to foreign labor..." (see Cushing & Drescher, Agitate! Educate! Organize! 2009). Also issued in an open edition offset lithograph; original Garcia silkscreens are quite rare.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        James Beard's American Cookery

      Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1972.. First edition of the author's classic work. Inscribed by James Beard. Very good in a very good price-clipped dust jacket. "The bible of American cooking by 'the king of gourmets'. [Time] "His chef d'oeuvre should take a place on the narrow shelf reserved for major American culinary literature." [Washington Post] Rare signed and inscribed by this legendary chef.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        SCENERY OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND IN AQUATINT AND LITHOGRAPHY 1770-1860. With LIFE IN ENGLAND. With TRAVEL

      Folkestone: Dawsons of Pall Mall. 1972. 4to., cloth, dust jackets. xx,399; xxi,428; xiii,300; xiii,301-675 pages.. 4 volumes, complete set. in large sets. Reprint of the first editions. Filled with bibliographical descriptions of the color plate books published in England during this period and containing many plates in color. Jackets are worn with pieces missing.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        Bright Orange for the Shroud (First American Hardcover Edition, with signed bookplate)

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1972. First American hardcover edition. Near Fine in an about Near Fine, price-clipped dust jacket. Faint foxing at the page edges, and a hint of rubbing at the extremities. Jacket spine shows a touch of the usual fading, and a couple of tiny closed tears, else quite attractive. jacket photography by Don Bender. One of the scarcest of the Lippincott editions in MacDonald's Travis McGee series.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Stanley Kubrick's Clockwork Orange

      New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1972.. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Kubrick, "To Mark Best wishes Stanley Kubrick." Additionally signed by Anthony Burgess on the front free endpaper. Very good in a very good dust jacket with a few small closed tears. Books signed and inscribed by the legendary director are rare.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Wood Engravings of... (Introduction by J.M. Richards)

      [London]: Lion and Unicorn Press 1972. . First edition, folio, no. 26 of 500 copies, (22) pp, followed by 113 leaves showing over 400 engravings (three folding), plus five leaves at the end including a chronology. Four page prospectus for this title loosely inserted, patterned endpapers, small booklabel of Raymond and Pamela Lister to paste down. Original coarse burlap, spine browned otherwise a fine copy of the first state binding with reproductions of engravings to both covers, held in a black cloth slipcase, this with some minor marking. A major work printed at the Curwen Press.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        FIRST BLOOD. Inscribed

      New York:: M. Evans & Company, (1972)., 1972 First Edition of the author's debut novel, adapted into the Ted Kotcheff directed film with Sylvester Stalone, Inscribed by David Morrell on the half-title page. "From Rambo's Father - David Morrell. Sept. 30, 1991, Iowa City." 8vo. 252 pp. A fine copy in 1/4 black cloth over gray paper covered boards, red titles to the spine, blue topstain, in a bright, fresh near fine pictorial dustwrapper with some very light use. "A fine novel - when Johnny comes marching home this time, watch out." The New York Times Book Review.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Tapis de Tarragona. Textes Rafael Orozco, Maria Lluisa Borras, Josep Royo.

      Sala Gaspar,, Barcelona, 1972 - Barcelona, Sala Gaspar, 1972. 4°. 29,8 x 22,0 cm. Unpaginiert. Original-Karton. Nummer 347 von 1000 (gesamt 1100) nummerierten Exemplaren. Viersprachige Ausgabe: Katalanisch-Spanisch-Englisch-Französisch. Mit Zehn Original-Lithografien von Joan Miro (inklusive 2 beim Umschlag), Druck durch Publicaciones Reunidas. Werkverzeichnis Lithograph V, Nummer 872-881. Maße der Original-Lithografien, Umschlag: 26 x 21,5 cm und 27,5 x 20,5 cm sowie 8 ganzseitige: 29,7 x 44 cm. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Number 347 of 1000 (total 1100) numbered exemplares. Four-language edition: Catalan-Spanish-English-French. Original softcover. With ten original lithographs by Miro. Fine condition. Sprache: Katalanisch. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        THE WORKS. Including; Brother and Sisters, More Women than Men, Parents and Children, Darkness and Day

      Victor Gollancz Ltd. London. 1972. LIMITED EDITION. 19 8v0 Volumes, housed in four slip-cases, complete. One of 500 numbered sets issued, with the exclusion of Compton-Burnett's first Novel, Dolores, at the authors wish. In her will, Dame Ivy had made provision for a set of her works to be printed in a special edition but stipulated that Dolores must not be part of the set. Fine and clean copies, each with the limitation sheet numbered 129 in near fine original dustwrappers, designed by Will Carter. The spines arec all just a little darkended but overall this is a bright and clean set in the publishers red cloth covered spil-cases. Also included is a copy of the 1971 first edition booklet; I. Compton-Burnett by R. Glynn Grylls. This thin work was issued seperately and supplied by the sets previous owner, luckily fitting into the slip-case with the first 5 volumes.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster 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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        The Equinox, Volume I (1), Numbers 1-10

      New York: Samuel Weiser, 1972. One of 515 Hand Numbered sets, of the landmark, first ever reprint. All ten books show some light wear, adjacent rubbing, but none of the soiling usually associated with the white bindings. Light aging to spines (Number 4 has an age spot), but all stamping still bright with no loss (Volume 6 spine does show a fleck and side rubbing). All ten numbers are square, with all corners unbumped and sharp (with the exception of number tens top front corner, and rear top corner lightly pushed). Aging to top edges. Small, gold bookseller stickers (Gilbert's Books Hollywood & Vine), on inner boards. Internally clean, and bright, bindings very tight. All ten volumes appear to have been shelved and unread, some still have publishers glue remnants to prelims. Heavy set, extra postage required.. First Thus./Limited /Hand Numbered. Decorative Hardcover. Very Good +/No Jackets, As Issued. Illus. by Aleister Crowley, J. F. C. Fuller, Austin Osman Spare, Augustus Edwin John OM, RA, et al.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        The Magical Record Of The Beast 666

      Montreal: Next Step Publications, 1972. Limited to 250 copies, signed by both Editors (John Symonds & Kenneth Grant), and hand numbered.  Some light ageing to slipcase, more towards extremities.  Very light dappling, all corners sharp.  The book itself shows a trace of ageing to spine.  All gilt stamping bright with no loss, corners sharp with no bumping.  Internally Fine. . Signed. Signed First Edition, Limited/Numbered. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        The Nine Princes in Amber

      UK: Faber, 1972 Ten Volume Amber Series.1. Nine Princes in Amber. First UK Printing 1972. With a signed bookplate. Book - Very clean and in great shape for a previous library book. Ink marks approx half inch to outer edges of 2 separate pages. DJ - half inch closed tear on inside bottom front flap; slight crease bottom flap.2. Guns of Avalon. First USA Edition Doubleday 1972. Book: Tanning to outside of pages, some edgewear to bottom corners, Previous library book. Usual cleaned up library marking on inside covers.Inked date on back end flap. VG+. Dust Jacket" VG+ copy. The VERY scarce second Volume. Price Clipped.3. Sign of the Unicorn. First USA Edition. Doubleday 1975. Book: VG+. Bit of spine roll and slight tanning to pages. DJ - 1/4" closed tear back corner some edgewear. Discolouration where tape mark was on inside of cover. An ex-library book. Price Clipped.4.The Hand of Oberon. First USA Edition Doubleday 1976. Book: slight roll top and bottom spine with some pinpricks in an one inch area of front cover VG+. DJ - Price clipped with minor creasing and minor edgewear top front corner. VG +5. Courts of Chaos. First USA Edition Doubleday 1978. Book: slight tanning to pages VG+. DJ - price clipped; crease top front cover 2".VG.6. Trumps of Doom. First USA Edition Doubleday 1985. Book: VG+. DJ - half inch closed tear bottom back cover and small crease on bottom back cover. VG+.7. Blood of Amber. First USA Edition Arbour House 1986. Book: VG+. DJ VG+.8. Sign of Chaos. First USA Edition Arbour House 1987. Book: Small dot chip on back edge of cover.VG+. Cover price clipped. Chip in cover aligns with chip in book on edge of back cover. VG+.9.Knight of Shadows. First USA Edition Morrow 1989. Book - slight roll and edgewear to top. VG+. DJ - VG+.10. The Prince of Chaos. First USA Edition Morrow 1991. Book: Three light pen marks on bottom of book (not a remainder mark) VG+. DJ - VG+.Zelazny's popular Amber series is a sophisticated fantasy adventure deftly melding magic, politics, ultimate worlds, swordplay, computers and the complicated sometimes murderous relationships of a sprawling Royal Family.

      [Bookseller: Micks Books]
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        THE TOMBS OF ATUAN

      Victor Gollancz, London 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        Egon Schiele. Gemälde Aquarelle Zeichnungen

      (Salzburg), Residenz (1972).. quadr.-gr.-4°. 696 S., 2 Bll. Mit Titelportr., zahlr. Textabb., 228 (dav. 84 farb.)Taf. u. 238 Abb. im Werkverz. sowie 2 Orig.-Gummischnitten OLdr. in OSchuber. Tadellos. EA Seltene Luxusausgabe. Eines von nur 200 num. Expl., dem 2 Originalgummischnitte Schieles a. d. Jahre 1916 auf Büttenpapier beigebunden worden sind. - Mit eh. Widmung d. Verf. am flieg.Vors.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        The Halloween Tree / Illustrated by Joe Mugnaini

      New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1972. 1st Edition. Description: 145 p. : illus. ; 24 cm. Subjects: Time travel --Halloween --Fiction. SIGNED and inscribed by Bradbury to author Jim Wagner. Small illustration by Bradbury also present. An exceptional copy; fine in an equally fine dw. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        THE HALLOWEEN TREE

      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'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

      [Bookseller: bookfever.com]
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        Emergences-résurgences

      Editions Albert Skira,, 1972. in8 Broché

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        Sei acqueforti., Presentate da Giorgio Trentin.

      Gall. "Il Girasole", Camposampiero 1972 - In folio; pp.4 con il testo di Trenti, seguono sciolte le 6 acqueforti numerate e firmate a matita dall'Artista, cartella tirata a 60 esempl. oltre a 5 prove d'Artista. Il tutto in cartella edit. t.tela con fac-simile di firma al piatto.(vedi riproduz.)Num. catalogo: 239

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Prandi]
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        The Birds of Australia

      Melbourne, Lansdowne Press Pty Ltd, Australia; 1972-1975. (Original editions printed in London, 1848-1869). Facsimile Edition of 8 large folio volumes; 681 coloured plates in total; bound in publisher's vinyl imitation morocco; gilt title on spine; gilt bands and decoration to spine; gilt decoration to boards; vol. 1. pp. ciii, 14, 36 plates of birds, introduction, table of ranges of species including New Zealand, New Guinea, preface, dedication page to Queen Victoria, list of subscribers, general index to first 7 volumes,; vol. 2. 104 birds; vol. 3. 97 birds: vol. 4. 104 birds; vol. 5. 92 birds; vol. 6. 82 birds; vol. 7. 85 birds; vol. 8. 81 birds is the supplementary volume with its own index; top of pages tinted; all are fine copies. This facsimile of Gould's massive work that was originally published in parts between 1840 and 1848, the supplementary volume 8 was originally published in 1869 and covers birds discovered between 1848 and 1869. This work provides beautiful hand coloured lithographed plates of each then known bird in Australia and also some from New Zealand including the Owen's Apteryx. The text accompanying the plates gives a full description of the birds plumage and variations between sexes, during breeding seasons, distribution, and also tributes to by whom, when, where specimen collected and possibilities of further members of the species existing. Gould also sometimes notes nests and eggs as in the Wedge Tailed Eagle and interesting asides, such as the Tasmanian Aborigines being extinct. This Facsimile Edition limited to about 500 sets which are now scarce with few sets being offered for sale.

      [Bookseller: Time Booksellers]
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        Engagierte Kunst, 1. Graphikbiennale Wien 1972,

      Tusch/Wien, 1972 - Seiten 146/+Abb Cover bestossen und mit kleinem Wasserschaden, Seiten gut erhalten. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 440 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: 1. Versandantiquariat Am Felsenmeer]
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        SIDE BY SIDE: GILBERT & GEORGE, THE SCULPTORS

      (GILBERT & GEORGE). Gilbert & George. SIDE BY SIDE: GILBERT & GEORGE, THE SCULPTORS. Signed and Numbered by the Artists. London, Cologne, GERMANY & New York: Art For All & Konig Brothers, 1972. First Edition 1/600. 8vo. Debossed Linen Over Boards. Artists' Book. Fine/No Jacket - As Issued. 176pp, 85 b&w illustrations. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. Limited to six hundred copies, this beautifully bound volume is the very first artists' book by British conceptual duo, "the sculptors" Gilbert & George. It contains three chapters entitled "With Us in the Nature", "A Glimpse Into the Abstract World", and "The Reality in Our Living" which alternate pages of text and illustration and that "together represent a contemporary sculpture novel". A bright, most handsome copy in lovely marbled boards of the 1972 first edition of this exceedingly uncommon item SIGNED AND NUMBERED (#432/600) by Gilbert & George in red, as issued. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 022086&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        The Pentagon Papers. The Senator Gravel Edition, Volume 5: Critical Essays: Edited By Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn

      Boston: Beacon Press, 1972.. First edition. Octav, original orange cloth. Fine in an excellent dust jacket that shows light wear to the spine extremities. Signed by both Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn on the title page. Scarce in the cloth edition and signed.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        REGALITA DI TORINO a cura di Valentino Brosio. Presentazione di Giuseppe Pella.

      Editalia,, Roma, 1972 - Volume in folio imperiale rilegato in pelle sbalzata, con il piatto anteriore in bronzo a rilievo riproducente il monumento equestre di Emanuele Filiberto in piazza San Carlo coniata dall'officina Nuccitelli di Roma su bozzetto plastico di Arturo Bruni. Il piatto posteriore con borchie in metallo. Dorso a nervi rilevati in pelle marrone con titolo, filettature e piccola illustrazione in oro entro scomparti. Al contropiatto, targa metallica figurata con giustificazione di tiratura incisa, occhiello, frontespizio stampato a due colori, 243 pp., colophon con giustificazione di tiratura. Numerosissime illustrazioni in b.n. n.t. e f.t riproducenti rarità dell'iconografia torinese nei secoli, capilettera neri su fondo figurato rosso. Le illustrazioni, curate dalla Ditta Papi di Roma, riproducono stampe provenienti dalle collezioni private Peyrot, Bourlot, Bertarelli, Casati, Bocca e da raccolte museali. Nell'appendice, relativa alle stampe di Torino, sono riprodotte, ripiegate su doppio foglio, tre antiche cartografie cittadine. Splendido esempio di arte tipografica, il volume è stato stampato su speciale carta a mano filigranata appositamente fabbricata dalla Cartiera Miliani Fabriano. Ricchissima l'iconografia in bianco e nero ed a colori. Lo spettacolare volume è racchiuso in una custodia in tela e cartone con i due piatti decorati (un abrasione della carta ad un angolo superiore). Esemplare n° 1586 (su 2448 copie). Perfetto, impeccabile.

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        Reminiscenses

      New York 1972.. qu.-8°. 26 Bll. Mit 27 photogr. Taf., 13 Textbbll. Flex. OLdr. Mit eh. Signatur v. J. Mekas a. d. Innendeckel. - Jonas Mekas (*1922 in Litauen), Filmregisseur, begründete die Zeitschrift "Film Culture", gilt als Mitbegründer des amerikan. Autorenfilms, arbeitete u. a. mit Yoko Ono, Andy Warhol, John Lennon. Sein Film "Reminiscenses of a voyage to Lithuania (1972) lieferte die Vorlage zu dem hier vorl. Band, der Standbilder aus diesem Film zeigt und Texte in litauischer Sprache enthält.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        GEOSOPHIA. The Argo of Magic. Encyclopedia Goetia Volume II: From the Greeks to the Grimoires. Books I, II, III and IV [and] Encyclopedia Goetia Volume III: Books V, VI, VII & VIII. Two Volumes Complete, THE DELUXE EDITION OF 54 HAND-NUMBERED COPIES, bound in gilt-decorated vellum and marbled boards, slipcased

      UK: Scarlet Imprint , MMX [2010].. First Edition, First Printing. Vellum. Fine in Slipcase. Two volumes. One of 54 hand-numbered copies comprising the Deluxe edition. Octavo, original gilt-decorated quarter vellum over marbled paper boards, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers, silk bookmarkers. 312 + 326 pp, eight colour plates and illustrations, maps and tables, Indexes at rear. A fine set, as new in the original publisher's cloth covered slipcase. GEOSOPHIA: The Argo of Magic, by Jake Stratton-Kent, comprises the Second Volume of The Encyclopaedia Goetica, concluding the work that was begun in the First Volume, THE TRUE GRIMOIRE, which dealt extensively with the Grimorium Verum. ¶ Jake Stratton-Kent's masterpiece. Tracing the development of magic from the Greeks to the grimoires, it lays bare the chthonic roots of goetic ritual. By exposing the necromantic origins of much of modern magic we are able to reconnect with the source of our ritual tradition. There is a continuity of practice in the West which encompasses the pre-Olympian cults of Dionysus and Cybele, is found in the Greek Magical Papyri and Picatrix and flows into the grimoires. Rather than a muddle of superstition, the grimoire tradition is revealed as the living descendant of the ancient practices of the Goes. This is a work which redefines our understanding of the Western tradition, one which does not begin with Cabbala or Solomon, but rather descends into the Underworld and brings forth new life. JSK illuminates scarce and overlooked texts with an incisive commentary, from volcanic conjurations to over 70 pages dealing with Picatrix. Following the voyage of the Argonauts, Geosophia offers biographies of the heroes and gods, and discovers the hidden magical meanings and significance of their actions and adventures. Yet this is not a history lesson, JSK dares to imagine a global synthesis of magic where Western goetic magic, reconnected to its chthonic origins can dovetail with the African Traditional Religions. Like The True Grimoire, this further work in the Encyclopaedia Goetica series is both a scholarly and eminently practical work. Geosophia equips the modern grimoire magician with an arsenal of techniques and approaches that will transform their personal art. The mythic structure of Geosophia anchors the practice of the modern necromancer in an indigenous yet eclectic history which transfuses the Western Magical Tradition with the same vitality that we find in the African diaspora religions. Jake Stratton-Kent has been a goetic magician since 1972, making forty years of continuous goetic practice. His practical work integrates the magical papyri, italo-french grimoires in particular the Grimorium Verum and African traditional religions with a focus on Quimbanda and magia negra. His interest in magic spans the ancient, medieval, renaissance, and modern as well as stretching from the West to the Middle East and crucially, the New World. His scholarly approach is backed with a personal relationship with the spirits, which is rare to find in the modern world. An essential text, and certainly one of the most important and sought after books on grimoires & magick that has been written & published in the last 10 years.

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        Grendel

      Andre Deutsch, 1972. First British Edition (first printing). The third novel by the author of THE WRECKAGE OF AGATHON, a revision of the BEOWOLF story. Very Nearly Fine in a Fine dust jacket. An incidental bump to the bottom corner of the rear board, else very clean. Signed by Gardner on the front free end paper. This book is from the library of the late noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        A una Alondra [To a Skylark]

      (Bueno Aires: R. Veroni, 1972). Small quarto. (28)pp. From an edition of thirty-two copies, this is one of three copies printed on Japan paper. Signed by the translator, Miguel Alfredo Olivera, on the colophon page. Shelley's famous ode, translated into Spanish, is illustrated with colored engravings by Raúl Veroni. A lovely production, this copy is loose, as issued, in printed wrappers and housed within a hand-painted chemise and slipcase, on which the skylark theme is presented in an almost Impressionistic style. Very fine.

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        Dieter Rot Gesammelte Werke Band 13 Scheisse Vollständige sammlung der scheisse gedichte mit allen illustrationen

      Stuttgart, London & Reykjavik: Edition Hansjörg Mayer, [1972]., 1972. 8vo. pp. 472. German text. profusely illus. in b/w with some colour. wrs. dw. (minor wear to corners). Edition limited to 1,200 printed copies.. Hardcover.

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        The Virtue of Disloyalty

      London: The Bodley Head, 1972 First edition, privately printed in an edition of 300 for distribution by the author and publisher. Ivory paperwraps. Inscribed in year of publication to Ragnar Svanström, Greene's Swedish publisher, and his wife: "For Ragnar & Greta / with love, from Graham / Christmas 1972". Fine. This publication contains Greene's comments on loyalty and disloyalty, and how these inspired both his and Shakespeare's writing. Greene was awarded the Shakespeare Prize for writing in 1968; the text is his acceptance speech given in Hamburg, in essence a critique of Shakespeare's "conservatism".. First Edition. Original Wraps. Fine.

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        Learning from Las Vegas

      Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1972.. First edition of this ground breaking work. Folio, original blue cloth with illustrated frontispiece. Fine in the glassine dust jacket with some chips and tears. Signed by both Robert Venturi (who has added a drawing of Venturi's Mother's House) and Denise Scott Brown.

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        LEARNING FROM LAS VEGAS

      Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1972. First Edition. Hard Cover. near Good dust jacket. Folio. Light shelfwear to the extremities including bumping to the corners; some separation at the back endpaper at the hinge--the hinge is holding well; contents clean and binding sound; errata slip laid in; scarce in printed glassine dust jacket; this jacket is shelfworn as usual; complete but for a chips at the spine the affects the “L” in the title; previous owner tape repairs here and there; digital images can be made available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Michael Pyron, Bookseller]
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        California as an Island, with Twenty-five Plates & a Bibliograhical Checklist of Maps showing California as an Island 1622-1785

      San Francisco: Grabhorn-Hoyem Press, 1972. Folio. 155pp. One of 450 copies printed by Robert Grabhorn and Andrew Hoyem. Illustrated with 25 plates reproducing maps showing California as an island. With a bibliography of all the known maps which depict California as an island. A fine copy in leather-backed pictorial boards, prospectus laid in.

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        Zone

      Dublin/London: The Dolmen Press/Calder & Boyars, 1972. Limited edition of 250 numbered copies w/ French & English texts presented in parallel (this being #118); translated from the French by Samuel Beckett; specially bound in black morocco over blindstamped cloth; top edges gilt; in original blind-stamped matching slip-case. Signed by both Samuel Beckett and John Calder. Very rare. An excellent copy. . Signed by Author/ Publisher. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine. Small Quarto.

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        Leaf Storm and Other Stories

      New York: Harper & Row, 1972. Turquoise cloth in pictorial dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the half title. This copy marked on the contents page in marker and on pages 116 and 123. Not awful but not good either. Other wise this is a beautiful signed copy and as such uncommon.. Inscribed by the Author. 1st Us Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.

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

      Mexico: Editorial Hermes, 1972 First edition. Original publisher's pictorial wraps. Signed and dated by Marquez to front endpaper. A very good to near fine copy with light wear to the extremities. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

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        The Boy Who Made Dragonfly (First Edition, inscribed to author John Ball)

      New York: Harper and Row, 1972. First Edition. First Edition. Nicely INSCRIBED by the author to fellow crime fiction author John Ball, on the front endpaper: "For Pat and John Ball / From a grateful recipient of their aid, hospitality, and friendship / Tony Hillerman." & & John Ball is best remembered as being the author of the seminal novel and film source, "In the Heat of the Night" in 1965. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. A terrific association between two crime fiction authors of the same generation.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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