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        THE ENERGY OF SLAVES. Signed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Desert Hawking

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Wrecking Crew

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

      [Bookseller: The Haunted Bookshop]
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        Wintering Out

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Gene The Book Peddler ]
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        Diane Arbus

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA-ILAB)]
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        The Lines of My Hand

      Tokyo: Yugensha,, 1972. Folio. Original black cloth, titles to spine and upper board in white, black endpapers. With the Japanese text booklet laid in at the rear. House in the original black cloth slipcase with a Frank photograph set in to one of the sides. With the original cardboard shipping case. Black and white photographs in the text throughout. A fine copy in all the original packaging, of which the corners are bumped. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Gates Past Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Gates Past Books]
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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]

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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]

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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&

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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.

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