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        Give Thanks

      [Boston. 2012]. Unique artist&#39;s book, on Bagasse paper from Nepal, signed and dated in pencil by the author / artist, Mary McCarthy on the titlepage. Page size: 6-1/8 x 5-1/2 inches; 36pp. Bound by the artist: woven spine, handmade paper in shades of brown over boards, cover with title printed in Dakota Handwriting on brown label decorated with hand-prints on front panel of book, housed in tan cloth over boards clamshell box. The 36 pages comprise printed texts taken from Native American texts listed at end of description. The text is printed in Dakota 14pt. on brown paper collaged onto the Bagasse paper The images are mixed media paper collages, usually in earth tones with gold and silver metallic papers for the sun and moon and star images. The author / artist tells us the "premise of this book is about the earth and how we as people have gotten away from the respect Mother Earth deserves, lessons learned from reading Native American thoughts." Her sources include: Lame Deer, John. Lame Deer Seeker of Visions, 1972. Neihardt, John G. Black Elk Speaks, 1932. Arden, Harvey and Steve Wall. Wisdom Keepers, 1990. Philip, Neil. Editor. In a Sacred Manner I Live, 1997. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/10635.jpg >Image.</A><br>

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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        The birds of Australia.

      Melbourne: Lansdowne, (1972 - facsimile).Folio, eight volumes,coloured plates. Publisher's full leather, a fine set The first complete full sized facsimile of John Gould's monumental work. There are two variants of this facsimile, a cheaper set bound in vinyl and the more expensive and scarce full leather binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Isles Natural History Books]
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        FUORI!. Fronte Unitario Omosessuale Rivoluzionario Italiano Nos. 1 - 32; missing Nos. 6, 9, 13, 14, 26, 29, and 30

      Torino: Societa Editorale FUORI!. 1972 - 1982. "Gay liberation paper from Turin, Italy. Text in Italian. Illustrated with photos, drawings. reprints. Articles on politics, art, culture, and news related to gay liberation movement in Italy and the world. F.U.O.R.I.! is the acronym for the Fronte Unitario Omosessuale Rivoluzionnario Italiano, or the Italian Revolutionary Homosexual United Front, which also means Come Out! This group was inspired by the writings of Massimo Consoli. It was co-founded by activist Mario Mieli. After Mieli&#39;s suicide, the organization changed its name to Circolo di Cultura Omosessuale Mario Mieli. & This set is comprised of 25 issues spanning 10 years. The sizes and paper used changed often. The pagination and sizes are as follows:& No. 1 - 10: 16 pp., 11 x 15 in folded to 8 x 11 in. & No. 11-12: 40 pp., 9 x 12 in. & No. 15: 40 pp., 9.5 x 12 in.& No. 16-17: 52 pp., 9 x 12 in.& No. 18: 16 pp., 12 x 17 in.& No. 19-20: 36 pp., 12 x 17 in.& No. 21/22: 76 pp., 8 x 12 in. & No. 22-25: 48, 40, 38, and 40 pp., 9.5 x 14 in.& No. 27, 28, 31, 32: 12 pp., 9 x 13 in." Overall good to very good condition. Some normal browing, water staining, and edge rumpling to a few larger individual issues.

      [Bookseller: Alta-Glamour Inc.]
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        The Clock Winder

      Alfred A Knopf 1972 - Alfred A Knopf, New York 1972. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Edition on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. Green cloth boards with gold lettering. Top edge green. Stamped at the front endpaper Production Office Copy also known as Publisher's File Copy. Book Condition: Near Fine+, clean boards and spine, clean pages, book is tight and square, minor sunning at the spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, original jacket priced at $6.95 at the front flap, shelf wear, darkening, spots at the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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        Lignes Malignes. 1972. Folge von 15 Farbholzschnitten mit Titel und Druckvermerk auf Vélin d'Arches (56 : 45 cm).

      - (Zürich, Ernst Scheidegger 1972). In Orig.-Leinenmappe (58 : 47 : 2 cm). Mason 56, 1-15. - Eines von 75 Exemplaren. Jedes Blatt vom Künstler in Bleistift signiert und numeriert. Gedruckt von Clot, Bramsen & Georges, Paris. - Tadellos. - Einzelne Holzschnitte dieser Folge auch separat verfügbar, je CHF 600.-

      [Bookseller: Zähringer]
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        Cockfighter (First Edition, inscribed in 1973)

      New York: Crown Publishers, 1972. First hardcover edition, preceded by a paperback original published by Chicago Paperback House in 1962. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper, with typical dry wit: "To Palmer [and] Marge Carlson - / Your determination in getting this book almost -- almost -- matches Frank Mansfield&#39;s. My warmest personal regards. Yours, / Charles Willeford / 17 Feb 1973." & & The "Frank Mansfield" to whom Willeford refers is the narrator of "Cockfighter," a disgraced gamecock trainer who has taken a vow of silence (which, at the start of the novel, has lasted over two years) until he wins the elusive Cockfighter of the Year Award. One of only two inscribed copies we have ever seen.& & The author&#39;s uncommon second hardcover title. Basis for the 1972 Monte Hellman film, for which Willeford wrote the screenplay and played a key supporting role, starring Warren Oates in a little-known but brilliant performance as Mansfield. & & Fine and unread in a Very Good only dust jacket. Owner name matching the inscription to the front pastedown. Jacket is chipped and rubbed, with light toning to the spine, and a sticker shadow to the rear panel.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        American Folk Blues Festival, Original, Vintage, 1972, German Concert Poster By Gunther Kieser [SIGNED]

      American Folk Blues Festival Concert Poster, Musikhalle, Hamburg, March 14, 1972 produced by Lippmann & Rau, designed by Gunther Kieser and SIGNED by Kieser, to the Michel + Kieser imprint at the lower right margin; additionally SIGNED by concert promoter, Fritz Lau at the bottom right. A1 Format, 23.5" by 33.25" (59.7 cm. by 84.5 cm.); the poster has never been folded and is in about fine condition, with pin holes to corners, else, bright, unmarked. The American Folk Blues Festival was the brainchild of German concert promoters, Horst Lippmann and Fritz Rau, who had been successfully presenting jazz concerts in Germany since the mid - 1950&#146;s. First held in 1962, this was the tenth anniversary of the festival, for which this poster was designed, and featured several of the musicians, including T-Bone Walker and Memphis Slim who had been part of the original festival. Working with the well-connected Chicago bluesman, composer and bassist Willie Dixon, L&R had for the past decade presented a who&#146;s who of American urban and country blues artists for the first time to European audiences with successful concerts in England, France and Germany. Early exposure to these great American blues musicians inspired and influenced a generation of British musicians, including future rock stars Mick Jagger, Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood, all of whom played an important role in the blue-based British Invasion of the 1960&#146;s. This was to be the last AFBF for eight years although the festival did resume in 1980 and continued for another five years. The posters created exclusively for the German AFBF festivals were designed by the eminent graphic designer Gunther Kieser and are representative of some of his finest music poster designs. A significant blues poster for the tenth presentation of the influential American Folk Blues Festival, in collector&#146;s condition, scarce without factory folds and SIGNED by the designer. 1751. About Fine.

      [Bookseller: JazzFirst Books]
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        [Bac Hô va ....]

      1972. A painting, water color and ink, of "Uncle Ho" -- Vietnamese leader Ho Chi Minh -- among a group of female soldiers who are handing him blossoms from a tree in the background. Painted by Pham Van Don, one of Vietnam&#39;s most celebrated artists, signed by him and dated in 1972. Pham Van Don was a graduate of the Fine Arts College of Indochina, and later a professor for many years at the Fine Arts College of Vietnam, in Hanoi. His work frequently has a political subject matter and has won many awards, including being the prize-winner at the Salon Unique Fine Arts Exhibition in 1943 and the National Fine Arts Exhibition in 1951, the grand prize at the Intergrafik exhibition in Germany in 1980, and an "A" prize at the "Ten Years of Graphic Arts" show in Hanoi in 1985. His work is in the Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum, the Museum of the Revolution, the Museum of Dien Bien Phu, the People&#39;s Army Museum in Vietnam and in several museums in others countries (Germany, Russia, France, Sweden, etc.). 14" x 9-3/4". Fine, matted to 18" x 14". An original, unique work of art by one of Vietnam&#39;s greatest painters, celebrating one of the most beloved figures in Vietnamese history, Ho Chi Minh. Fine. .

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Copyright Decisions. 1909 to 1971-72, in 22 bks w/Cum Index 1909-1970

      1972 - [Copyright Decisions]. Decisions of the United States Courts involving Copyright. 1909 to 1972, in 22 books. Library of Congress Copyright Office. Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1928[-1974]. 1909-1914 [to 1971-1972]. Copyright Office Bulletin No. 17 [to No. 38], in 22 books. [with] Decisions of the United States Courts Involving Copyright Cumulative Index 1909-1970, in 1 book. Together 23 books. Original maroon cloth. Ex-private law firm library with stamps, else very good. See digital image. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        COLORED PEOPLE

      (RUSCHA, EDWARD). Ruscha, Edward. COLORED PEOPLE. Hollywood, CA: Self-Published, 1972. First Edition 1/4065. 12mo. Printed Wrappers. Artist&#39;s Book. Fine./No Jacket - As Issued.. np (64pp), 15 color illustrations. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. "Colored People" is Edward Ruscha&#39;s sixteenth photographically illustrated artist book - a charming color cataloguing of fourteen cacti and one palm tree. An exceptionally handsome example of the 1972 first and only edition (entry B16 in Siri Engberg&#39;s "Edward Ruscha: Editions 1959-1999" which is also cited on pages 198-201 of The Hasselblad Center&#39;s "The Open Book", page 104 of "From Fair to Fine 2", and page 224 of "From Fair to Fine 3") whose yellow covers are bright and glossy with none of the sunning or fading typically associated with this title. 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: 022385&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Going to the Match

      London: Medici Society,, 1972. Sheet size 64.3 x 78.5 cm. Image size: 52.8 x 68.0 cm Colour offset lithograph on wove paper. Residue of adhesive tape to the extreme upper edge from previous hinging, hidden by the mount. A lovely bright image. Presented in a lime wax frame with UV glass. Edition of 300. Signed in pencil lower right by Lowry. Fine Art Trade Guild blindstamp lower left. Reproduced from an original 1953 oil painting of football fans converging on Bolton Wanderers&#39;s old football stadium, Burnden Park. Originally titled Football Ground, the painting won first prize in a competition organized by the Football Association. Lowry was very surprised when he heard about it as he did not know the picture had been entered. In 1999 the painting was bought by the Professional Footballers&#39; Association for £1.9 million. A record price at the time for a Lowry.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Le message biblique de Marc Chagall *

      F.Mourlot, Paris 12.1972. - Relié toile grisonnante 33 x 26, jaquette illustrée couleur, bande de lancement. Textes de L'artiste, de Gaston Bachelard et de M.Schapiro, outre de nombreux extraits de la Bible. Image visible sur site céleste. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        The House Called Hadlows

      André Deutsch, London, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Meg Rutherford -- dust Jacket. 160 pages, illustrated dust jacket. There is a hint of offset tanning to both end pages, slight darkening of the top and front edges of the text block, fading of the top 3 mm of the boards where exposed to light, browning of the top edge and left-hand margin of the rear panel of the dust jacket, and of the exposed edges of the fold over flaps. There is also some insect damage to the edges of all fold over flaps. The head of the back strip section of the book has been bumped. . "It was Fandeagle who told them the story of Hadlows and who entrusted them with the task of returning to him the four lost elements of the Elixir of Life so that the house would be released from the curse of the Evil One. Their quest took them to the underworld, to the world of the gods of classical mythology, into the English past and through the seasons. -- front fold over blurb. Interestingly the Encyclopaedia of Fantasy shows no record of her. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrator: Meg Rutherford -- dust Jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0233963669. ISBN/EAN: 9780233963662. Inventory No: 0211453. .

      [Bookseller: Syber's Books]
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        Edward Ruscha (Ed-Werd Rew-Shay): Young Artist (First Edition)

      Minneapolis: Minneapolis Institute of Art, 1972. First Edition. First Edition. A small hardcover exhibition catalog, published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, April 18 to May 28, 1972.& & Very Good in illustrated green boards with no dust jacket as issued. Pocket sized, approximately 4.5 x 3.75 inches. Light rubbing to the boards, some toning to the page edges, and slight separation to both hinges, all of which are typical for this title.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Original artwork of a Grizzly Bear in mountainous landscape

      Gouache and wash over a partial photographic base, signed at the lower right corner, on paper, laid down onto board. Sheet size: 24 x 31 3/4 inches. An evocative image of the wilderness of North America and one of its most iconic inhabitants. James Carter Beard, the son of artist James Henry Beard, was born in Cincinnati, but lived and worked in New York, exhibiting with the Brooklyn Art Association. Much of his work was carried out in grey wash as he did a great deal of work for magazines and books that did not require colour. The exact method he employed for the present work is not clear, but he seems to have had an image of a bear printed (photographically) without a background. He then added the surroundings using both gouache and wash, placing the bear in a finely observed naturalistic setting. He then worked on the bear, adding detail, particularly to the head and the paws, before signing his name twice at the lower right corner: once in a brown tone, and again over the top in black. This combination of techniques suggest that this work was created as artwork for an illustration or a plate in a book or magazine: unfortunately it has not been possible to identify the publication. Cf. Amon Carter Museum of Western Art,Catalog of the Collection (1972); cf. D. Dawdy, Artists of the American West (1985); cf. C.S. Marlor.The History of the Brooklyn Art Association (1970)

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Door Into The Dark

      London : Faber & Faber , 1972. Book. As New. Soft cover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. This first edition, first printing (first impression).As new unread copy published in 1972 in a edition of 500 copies as a paperback original. This copy is SIGNED and DATED by the Seamus Heaney. [Seamus Heaney Sligo 1974] the author has added later a brief inscription ["our poesy is as a gum which oozes whence &#39;tis nourished..&#39; Slainte] " The quotation is from Shakespeare&#39;s Timon of Athens. Though not indicated this book is from the library of Daphne Fullwood, W.B.Yeats scholar who organised the annual Yeats Summer School( hence the &#39;Sligo&#39; reference in the inscription) The book is not personalised. .

      [Bookseller: Kelleher Rare Books]
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        Wintering Out

      London: Faber & Faber, 1972. Bound into stiff paper wrappers; wrappers with flaps fixed to spine. There is a little soiling to the upper edges; a touch of foxing to the fore and tail edges. Spine lightly browned. Stain to the upper left corner of the front cover. Author&#39;s third book.. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions]
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        TAKEHISA YUMEJI GA SHU: COLLECTION OF TAKEHISA YUMEJI PAINTINGS AND WOODBLOCK PRINTS

      A GRAND MONOGRAPH SHOWING FULL SIZE COLOR PAINTINGS [Tokyo 1972, - Kodansha]. White cloth, as new, folio, 30 x 43cm., cloth slipcase, 117 color, 81 b.w. photos, 273p., chro-nology, Japanese text, some English captions most in Japan-ese, brilliant work ! FIRST & ONLY DELUXE EDITION Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2013Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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        Human Problem Solving

      Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. 1972. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 1972, First Edition, First Printing. 920 pp. Hardcover, 4to., cream cloth. Near Fine copy in a Good dust jacket. Clean, square binding. Previous owner&#39;s namestamp on the fly leaf and half-title pages; ink mark to the margins of the first page of text only; otherwise the text is clean and unmarked. There is a very faint yellowing to the page margins, but the contents are still bright and readable. The DJ shows light soil to the inner flaps and rear panel; light wear to corners; shallow chipping and nicking to the head of the spine, as well as a 1-inch closed tear there. The DJ is now housed in a mylar wrap. A rare and important book. Newell and Simon were longtime collaborators who won the 1975 Alan Turing Award for their contributions to the synthesis of computer science and cognitive psychology.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        [Photographie originale] Trois tirages de deux portraits photographiques de Chris Marker portant des masques de Folon. Photographies par Jean-Michel Folon. Circa 1972

      1972. Photo. Illus. by Jean-Michel Folon. Bon. Aucune reliure. Deux tirages gélatino-argentiques d&#39;époque d&#39;après le même négatif avec différences de cadrage et d&#39;exposition, 30 x 39,7 cm (feuilles), 24 x 34 cm (images). Un tirage gélation-argentique d&#39;époque, 39,7 x 29,9 cm (feuille), 33,6 x 24,1 cm (image). Ces deux portraits rares (si ce n&#39;est inconnus) du réalisateur Chris Marker dont le visage est à peine visible derrière les masques de carton découpés et coloriés de Folon sont assurément l&#39;oeuvre de Jean-Michel Folon, car nous en connaissons le négatif. Folon n&#39;apposait son tampon qu&#39;à de très rares tirages et faisait très peu de tirages de ses clichés, souvent un ou deux seulement. Petits défauts dans les marges des tirages..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        [Photographie originale] Trois portraits photographiques de Marthe Keller pendant le tournage de "La chute d&#39;un corps", film de Michel Polac, 1973, photographies de Jean-Michel Folon

      1972. Livre. Illus. by Jean-Michel Folon. Très bon. Aucune reliure. Un tirage 24,5 x 16,9 cm, deux tirages 25,5 x 17 cm, tirages gélatino-argentiques d&#39;époque, dont deux portent le très rare tampon de Folon au verso. Jean-Michel Folon a participé au film en tant qu&#39;acteur (il y jouait "Serge le dragueur"). Tirages rares. Bel état..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        [Photographie originale] Deux portraits de Sydne Rome pendant le tournage de "Che ?" ("Quoi ?"), 1972, photographiée par Jean-Michel Folon

      1972. Photo. Illus. by Jean-Michel Folon. Très bon. Aucune reliure. 25 x 16,9 cm et 25 x 16,8, tirages gélatino-argentiques d&#39;époque, sans autre mention qu&#39;un "F" au verso de la main du tireur. Nous pouvons assurer avec certitude que ces photographies sont de Folon (qui n&#39;a apposé son cachet qu&#39;à de très rares tirages) puisque nous en avons vu les négatifs et la planche contact. Folon, qui a conçu le générique du film, a également raconté ses souvenirs sur le tournage dans "Polanski par Polanski", Chêne, 1986. Tirages rares. Bel état..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        [Photographie originale] Roman Polanski et Gérard Brach pendant le tournage de "Che ?" ("Quoi ?"), 1972, photographiés par Jean-Michel Folon

      1972. Photo. Illus. by Jean-Michel Folon. Très bon. Aucune reliure. 16,9 x 25,9 cm, tirage gélatino-argentique d&#39;époque, sans autre mention qu&#39;un "F" au verso de la main du tireur. Nous pouvons assurer avec certitude que cette photographie est de Folon (qui n&#39;a apposé son cachet qu&#39;à de très rares tirages) puisque nous en avons vu le négatif et la planche contact. Folon, qui a conçu le générique du film, a également raconté ses souvenirs sur le tournage dans "Polanski par Polanski", Chêne, 1986. Tirage rare. Bel état..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Existential Errands

      Little Brown, Boston, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Very Good. Signed by Author. Surface marks to jacket and a slight paper adhesion on the rear panel, short tears to jacket at spine ends, still attractive and very good. Faint wear and discoloration to book edges. Inscribed by Mailer "To Buzz and Carol These were the years, hey gang? Love Norman May &#39;72". Buzz and Carol Farbar were longtime friends of Mailer&#39;s from the publishing business - Buzz was involved in Mailer&#39;s three movies (Maidstone, Wild 90 and Beyond the Law), playing Buzz Cameo in the improvised gangster film "Wild 90" which is the subject of the essay "Some Dirt in the Talk" in this collection. Years later Buzz was arrested in a sting operation trying to buy a kilo of cocaine (actually a harmless white powder being shopped by an undercover agent). In return for a promise of a radically reduced sentence, Buzz was convinced to wear a wire to a lunch at Armando&#39;s in Brooklyn with Mailer where he would get Norman to admit that he was the money guy in an international hashish ring run by Mailer&#39;s onetime associate Richard Stratton. It didn&#39;t work out and Buzz was given no a harsh 6 year sentence. His wife Carol divorced him in 1985 and he ended up tragically committing suicide after being released from prison. Needless to say, rumors about Mailer&#39;s involvement in the drug smuggling and in Buzz&#39;s silence on the matter have made the rounds over the years. A terrific association with a close associate and one of the more puzzling episodes in one of the great literary lives of the 20th century. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Signed by Author. Inventory No: 043587. .

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        L'imitation de Jésus-Christ, miniatures de Yvonne Vaulpré Debeauvais.

      Editions d'art des Heures Claires - Paris, Editions d'art des Heures Claires, 1972. (3), 264, (3) pages. 1 volume grand in-4 (33*22,5 cm), relié plein cuir rouge cerise richement orné de motifs dorés. Le tout dans un étui assorti. Très bel état de la reliure, si ce n'est le dos uniformément insolé. Bon état de l'étui, avec de légers frottements épars sans gravité. Parfait état intérieur, tête dorée. Contient 13 illustrations hors texte, 4 lettrines enluminées et quelques culs-de-lampe. Tirage limité, un des 1630 exemplaires sur vélin chiffon de Lana comportant toutes les illustrations dans leur état définitif (N°854).

      [Bookseller: Le Pettit Libraire]
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        Les Poemes Epiques [Complete in 4 Volumes]

      Paris : Union Latine D&#39;Editions, 1972. 1st Edition. Description: 4 vol. ; 26 cm. Colour illustrated. Series: Collection medievale. Contents: Guillaume d&#39;Orange. Girart de Roussillon. La Croisade albigeoise. Les Quatre fils Aimon. Subjects: Epic poetry, French Near fine copies all in the original full and elaborately blind-tooled calf. Raised bands with spine-compartment tooling. Complete with the tree-grain slip-case. Minor toning to the extremities only. An uncommonly good example

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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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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        World`s Greatest Ship". The story of the Leviathan. Hier Band 1-4 in 4 Büchern.,

      New York, South Street Seaport Museum, 1972 - 4°, 288, 380, 400 und 424 Seiten mit sehr zahlr. Abbildungen, betitelte OLeinenbände mit Goldprg. und farbig illustr. OUmschlägen diese teils mit leichten Gebrauchssp. sonst sehr guter Zustand - 1972-1978. a75489 Sprache: en [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht]
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        Kiroku / Records. Numbers 1-2

      Tokyo: Privately published, 1972. Near fine in glossy photo-illustrated wrappers.. First Editions. Thin stapled quartos. 16 pages, 300 copies each. The first 2 issues (of 5 total) of Moriyama&#39;s "Kiroku", his scarcest and most sought after publication after "Another Country in New York

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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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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        Philemon und Baucis, der tod in der mythischen und in der technischen welt.

      Ernst Klett 1972 - - Ernst Klett, Stuttgart _1972, 13x21cm, broché. - Edition originale, imprimée à petit nombre et distribuée aux "Amis d'Ernst Jünger", dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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. &#39;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&#39;. John Newlove&#39;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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