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        Statuaire Fan Gabon

      - 1972, Mémoires O.R.S. T.O.M. N°59, Paris, 420pp [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vasco & Co / Emilia da Paz]
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        The Stones of Summer

      The Bobbs-Merrill Company, New York 1972 - 1st Edition. Hardcover. Some shelf wear, rubbing on gold part of DJ (see picture), signed and dated on title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lyons Fine Books]
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        The Satanic Rituals

      Secaucus, NJ: University Books, Inc., 1972. First Edition First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Size=6.5"x9.5. (full book description) University Books, Inc., Secaucus, NJ, 1972. 1st Edition 1st Printing, Fine/VG, Hard Cover, w/Dust Jacket. Size=6.5"x9.5", 220pgs. 1/2" and 1/4" DJ tear top rear edge, 1/8" x 1/4" chip and 1/4" DJ tear rear fore-edge corner, DJ nicked, slightly worn at edges, o.w. clean, bright and tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Price unclipped. RARE First Edition of this Satanic classic. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!

      [Bookseller: Ed Conroy Bookseller - edconroybooks.com]
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        Shashin yo Sayonara / Bye, Bye Photography, Dear

      Tokyo: Shashin Hyoron-sha (1972) - First Edition. Small quarto. SIGNED by Moriyama in Japanese and English. The photographer's third book: a masterpiece of Japanese photography, and the book that best illustrates the conceptual ideals and vision of the Provoke photographers. Here Moriyama pushes the boundaries of the medium: assembling images from a variety of sources, placing them in a tumultuous and discordant anti-sequence, and assaulting the viewer with full-page grainy, blurry, and sometimes indecipherable pictures. (Parr / Badger, v1, 298; Roth 218; Open Book 290; Auer 543). Light inevitable creases at the spine, faint hint of the endemic separation at the text block, a near fine copy in wrappers in a near fine jacket with a tiny stain barely visible at the head of the spine. Very nice copy overall. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, ABAA]
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        PROVENCE des mas et bastides.

      Detaille 1972 - Grand in-8 carré ( 280 X 220 mm ) de 145 pages, broché sous couverture illustrée rempliée. Illustrations dans et hors-texte d'Albert DETAILLE. 1 des 50 exemplaires numérotés et nominatifs du tirage de tête. Bel exemplaire enrichi hors-justification d'une suite de 7 illustrations d'un bel envoi autographe signé d'Albert DETAILLE sur une garde d'une belle aquarelle originale signée et dédicacée d'Albert DETAILLE au format de l'ouvrage d'un petit dessin original signé et dédicacé du même. Bel ensemble. Regionalisme provence architecture [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: tiré à part]
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        Haskinsposters.

      - A book of miniposters designed and photographed by Sam Haskins. Printed in Switzerland by Lichdruck AG, Dieksdorf, Zurich for Sam Haskins, 67 Glebe Place, London SW3, England. (1972). 1 leaf + 31 posters in soft covers. Elephantfolio. Some rubbing to covers and bumbed at foot of spine. Inscribed on verso of front cover to Swedish photographer Ulf Sjöstedt. "For Ulf. May the sun shine for you in `73. Sam Haskins". 48 x 35 cm.[#\88977]

      [Bookseller: Antiquaria Bok & Bildantikvariat AB]
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        DR. ATKINS' DIET REVOLUTION

      1972. Fine. ATKINS M.D., ROBERT C. DR. ATKINS' DIET REVOLUTION. The High Calorie Way to Stay Thin Forever. New York: David McKay Company, Inc, (1972). First edition. A fine copy in a dust jacket. Surprisingly Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        DR. ATKINS' DIET REVOLUTION The High Calorie Way to Stay Thin Forever

      New York: David McKay. 1972. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in a Very Good dust jacket. An extremely rare 1st printing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!

      Random House 1972 - First US edition first impression with dust jacket in excellent condition, there are two small tears to bottom of jacket spine, a nick to top of spine and some minor creasing, not other markings, pages are clean, spine is tight, jacket in removable protective sleeve, please see pics, paypal accepted, any questions please get in touch [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: setantabooks]
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        Making Chicken Soup

      Rochester: Humpy Press and Light Impressions, 1972. First edition Square 16mo, wraps. Signed and dated by Krims in the year of publication at the title page in pencil. First edition of Krim's classic photographic narrative of topless maternal chicken soup cookery. Wraps creased at the lower front tip of front panel, a touch of light soiling to the wraps; very good.

      [Bookseller: Division Leap, ABAA]
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        Tra cime, boschi e paludi. Ricordi, tecnica, commenti di caccia e di cinofilia.

      Subject: (Caccia). Fermo, 1972. 8vo brossura originale con sovraccoperta illustrata a colori (beccaccia in volo nel bosco) pp. 486 con ill. e tav. f.t. in nero e colori. La rarissima prima edizione del "pi? bel libro italiano di racconti caccia". Mancanza alla parte superiore della sovr. al dorso. (Soft Cover)

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Storia d'Italia. Vol. I: I caratteri originali - Vol. II: Dalla caduta dell'Impero romano al sec. XVIII - Vol. III: Dal primo settecento all'unit? - Vol. IV: Dall'unit? ad oggi - Vol. V: I documenti - Vol. VI: Atlante.

      Subject: (Storia). Torino, Einaudi, 1972/1976, sei volumi in 10 tomi, legature editoriali tutta tela con sovraccopertine illustrate a colori cofanetti cartonati pure illustrati a colori, pp. 8.500 c.a, con numerosissime illustrazioni e tavole in nero e a colori.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Pierre Molinier - lui meme

      Rogner & Bernard, Munchen 1972 - Essay uber den surrealistischen Hermaphroditen. Text in german by Peter Gorsen, 4to, cloth with glassine dj in publishers slipcase, n.p., illus., vg/vg. Dustjacket with some imperfections. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Paul Nederpel]
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        Colored People.

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream

      Random House, 1972-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. New York: Random House, 1971: First American Edition, First Printing with statement of "First Printing" on copyright page, and the correct Random House number line reading "97532468," which denotes a first printing. In original dust jacket with price of $5.95 in tact. This book in good condition, in a good dust jacket. Shows wear, age and light soiling. Clean text, sunning to edges top of boards, wear along spine cloth. Light spotting to top side of pages. Light storage odor to pages, most likely will dissipate over time. Dust jacket shows sunning, edge wear, small tears, creases and overall wear. Presents well in mylar. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        Austria and the League of Nations". Typescript signed.

      N. p., März 1972. - 4to. 6 1/3 pp. on 7 ff. A chapter from the English translation of his "Ein Requiem in Rot-Weiß-Rot" (Zurich 1946), which was published in 1946 in New York as "Austrian Requiem". - After the occupation and annexation of Austria into Nazi Germany in 1938, the former Austrian Chancellor was arrested, kept in solitary confinement and interned in various concentration camps. After the end of World War II, Schuschnigg emigrated to the United States and worked as a professor of political science at Saint Louis University from 1948 to 1967.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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. OLn. m. OU. In tadellosem Zustand. EA

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Twelve Cards

      London: Lorrimer,, [1972]. Twelve colour pictorial cards loosely inserted in the original printed card folder. Cards in excellent condition, folder rubbed and creased. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author to the novelist Alexander Trocchi on the front of the card folder, "For Alex from Christopher". The two writers met in Paris during the early 1950s, when Logue joined the staff of Trocchi's literary magazine Merlin, and Logue later wrote that, "Between 1952 and 1955 I saw Alex, as he was to me, several times a week; but in the twenty-eight years following his departure from Paris until his death in 1984 we met no more than fifteen times, seldom alone, and twice in police courts". He recalled how Trocchi "had befriended me, published me, persuaded others to publish me, had helped to curtail my suicidal urge, overseen the publication of my first book, and borne with my so-called love affairs" (A Life in Pieces: Reflections on Alexander Trocchi).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Bonjour Monsieur Prassinos. Illustration de Mario Prassinos.

      Parisod, La Chaux, 1972. - 270 X 360 mm. en feuilles sous double emboîtage. Edition typographique illustrée de décors de Mario PRASSINOS empruntés à la série des "Prétextats". Tirage limité à 150 ex., signés par l'auteur et l'illustrateur, num. sur vélin de Rives + 30 ex. hors commerce.

      [Bookseller: Serge Paratte, Livres anciens & modernes]
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        Ritratto di donna.

      1972 - Firma e data in alto ed in basso a destra. Si vende in cornice. Formato: Tecnica mista su carta di 50x35 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

      Knopf 1972 - First Edition, First Printing. A magnificent dustjacket that is vibrant in color with NO chips or tears. This original First Issue dustjacket has the $3.95 printed price present on the front flap with NO fading to the spine which is scarce for this title. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with slight wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a stunning copy seldom seen in this nice condition. Includes a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation and presentation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        MIRO` LITHOGRAPHE I (DELUXE EDITION)

      Paris, Maeght, 1972. Deluxe copy No: 82/150 on Rives wove, with 12 original lithographs by Miro` (5 double page, one is the front cover), with two additional original lithographs in color by Miro`, signed and numbered in pencil by the artist. Loose as issued, well preservend in the original beige cloth box Ref: Cramer 160.

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

      Collins, London, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. 414 pp, illustrated dustwrapper designed by Eileen Walton. The base of the boards shows slight discoloration from shelfwear. The illustrated dustwrapper has a 1 in tear at the base of the rear fold, very slight chipping to the base of the spine region, and to the foot of the front fold, the top edge has a 1/2 inch tear, and chipping at that area covering the spine. The dustwrapper has not been price clipped, and both the front and rear flaps each have a slight crease. The self-confidence that time and again brought victory to the Navy of Nelson and Rodney, of Collingwood and St Vincent, is as superbly expressed in these pages as in the famous tune with which the drums beat to action. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Ships & the Sea; Fiction -- Maritime; ISBN: 0002216574. ISBN/EAN: 9780002216579. Inventory No: 0200472. .

      [Bookseller: Syber's Books]
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        ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF PAPUA AND NEW GUINEA.

      - In three volumes. Pp. vxi+588+[iv]+1232(last blank)+vi+84(last blank), text illustrations (1 coloured), maps and tables, corrigenda slip loosely inserted in Volume I, large folding coloured map in pocket at end Volume III, index; cr. 4to; full crimson leather, lettered and decorated in gilt; the three volumes contained within a black card slipcase which is lightly rubbed; endpapers slightly offset at extremities, edges of leaves lightly foxed; Melbourne University Press/ University of Papua and New Guinea, Melbourne, 1972. First edition, publisher's special binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller]
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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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        Monastic Charters From Irish Kings of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries; Volume 1 Commentary. T Thesis submitted for the travelling studentship examination in history to the National University of Ireland and for the degree of Master of Arts to University College, Dublin, September 1972 [Signed]

      Printed by University College, Dublin, September . 1972 - Hard back binding in original scarlet cloth covers bound by John F. Newman, Dublin, gilt title and author lettering to the spine and to the upper panel. Folio 12'' x 8½''. Contains [vii] 226 single-sided pages of text. The National University of Ireland stamp to the front free end paper and in near Fine condition. Her research interests are focused on twelfth-century Ireland and span the conventional historiographical division between the Gaelic and Anglo-Norman periods. SIGNED by the author to the certification page 'Marie Therese Flanagan.' Member of the P.B.F.A. IRELAND [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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        Artistry of the Mentally Ill

      Springer, 1972. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Springer, 1972. Second edition. Hardcover. 274 pp. Near fine, in a very good jacket. Jacket has mild toning to the edges with a small damp stain at the top of the rear panel, nearly invisible on exterior. 187 text illustrations with 20 plates, 16 of which are in color.

      [Bookseller: Stick Figure Books (ABAA/ILAB)]
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        Landscape with Farm Buildings

      Bristol: Venture Prints Ltd,, 1972. Colour offset lithograph on heavy wove paper. Fine condition. Presented in a white wooden box frame with UV glass. Image size: 41 x 51 cm. Framed size: 59.5 x 67 cm. Edition of 850. Signed in pencil lower right by L. S. Lowry. Fine Art Trade Guild blindstamp lower left.

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

      Millerton, NY: Aperture, 1972 Hardcover First edition, first printing. Very Good minus hardcover with a light bump to the crown and light handling wear in a Very Good minus dust jacket with two one-inch tears/creases, light wear at the edges and extremities, a small crease to one corner of the front flap, and light soiling. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs and statements by Diane Arbus; edited and designed by Doon Arbus and Marvin Israel. 184 pages; 80 b&w full-page photographic plates; 9.5 x 11 inches. When Diane Arbus committed suicide in 1971, only a relatively small number of her most important pictures were widely known. The publication of Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph in 1972--along with the concurrent retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art--offered the general public its first encounter with the breadth and power of her work. Now considered a classic of photographic literature, it is probably the best selling photography book of all time. This copy is the first printing with the plate titled "Two Girls in Identical Raincoats, Central Park, N.Y.C, 1969" which was suppressed in subsequent printings; this edition is also printed on heavier paper than later printings. See: Parr & Badger, The Photobook, Vol. 1, p258; Roth, Book of 101 Books, p214; The Open Book, p284; Auer, 802 Photo Books, p546.

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        Marine' (Lithograph from 'Poésies Antillaises')

      Mourlot., Paris 1972 - (Duthuit, Catalogue Raisonne des Ouvrages Illustrés, 37.)An original lithograph drawn by Matisse for 'Poésies Antillaises'. The lithographs were drawn circa 1945 but posthumously printed and published in Paris in 1972 by Mourlot. Printed on Velin d'arches filigrane paper in a limited edition of 250 copies. (There was also a dulux edition of 50 copies with an extra suite of prints printed on japon.) As this lithograph was printed as part of a book, there is a line of text on the reverse of the sheet, this can not be seen from the front of the image. In excellent condition. Sheet size 383cm x 292mm (13 x 8.5 inches)In 1945, following the success of the series of lithographs that he had drawn, inspired by Reverdy’s poetry under the title 'Visages', Matisse began working with several exotic models for the illustrations of an ambitious suite of lithographs that he hoped to do in homage to his friend, the poet John-Antoine Nau.Nau’s poetry took its themes from voyages in the Antilles and in particular to Martinique where the facial sculpture of women from the Islands, with their exoticism and richness, was a great inspiration. Matisse first met him with Signac many years before in 1905, and had great admiration for his poetry.Matisse completed and proofed all the stones for the Poésies Antillaises series in 1945/46. However for some reason the actual edition of the album was never pulled at that time. The work was finally published 18 years later by Mourlot, who scrupulously followed both Matisse's maquettes and final corrected proofs. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Wintering Out ( True First - SIGNED )

      Faber and Faber 1972 - True First UK printing published by Faber in 1972.Wrappers with flaps - precedes the hardback issue by a year. Octavo. 80 pages.Spine slightly discoloured with light wrinkling at extremities.Light marks to upper cover.In VERY GOOD++ or better condition.Some dustiness to text block.His third regularly published collection, containing forty-six poems.SIGNED by Seamus Heaney directly to the title page.Very scarce to find in such collectable condition and with such attributes. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ashtonrarebooks]
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        The Moon's A Balloon, an Autobiography (1972) (Signed)

      New York, NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1972. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). Second Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover, Very Good. Navy cloth boards with gilt printing on spine and signature cut out printing on cover. Very little bumping on top and bottom of spine. Binding tight with a little give. Pages clean. 380 pages. Photo section with many B&W photos in center of book. SIGNED BY AUTHOR DAVID NIVEN on front free endpaper in black pen "For Mary Frances All good luck! David Niven". Dust jacket is in Very Good condition in protective mylar cover, with next to no flaws but a little yellowing and slight bumping on top of spine and a very little wear on top and bottom of back cover. Very Good, solid signed Second Impression. NOT A REPRINT!!! Hard to find..

      [Bookseller: Rare Finds Booksellers]
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        Campagne perdue *

      Bibliothèque des Arts, Lausanne 15.4.1972. - Broché 28 x 21, couverture imprimée rempliée. Le fin du fin est d'en trouver un exemplaire marqué H.C. de la main du poëte à la justification, qui en biffa parfois la mention de numérotation et agrémenté d'un envoi. ll en est également des hors commerce sans numéro et ainsi marqué par une autre main, anonyme, c'est le cas du nôtre, prolongé par un envoi à un critique musical connu d'ici.Exemplaire tout nu sur demande. Édition originale. L'un des 750 exemplaires numérotés, seul tirage annoncé.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Ringworld

      UK: Gollancz. London, Gollancz, 1972. Hardback first edition and first impression in dustjacket. The book and jacket are in fine condition. Slight offsetting to the endpapers. A beautiful copy. . Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1972.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        Felix Vallotton ; Catalogue Raisonné De l'Oeuvre Gravé et Lithographié (Catalogue Raisonné of the Printed Graphic Work)

      Les Éditions de Bonvent S.A., Geneva, 1972. 286 pages, with 237 nicely reproduced black and white illustrations of the artist's complete graphic work. Texts in French and English. Light soiling to the printed paper covered board covers, with a 3 inch horizontal discreet incised line in the center of the front cover. There is a small pull of the last section of pages from the spine, but it remains intact, with the remaining binding tight and solid, with a clean interior free of markings. Extensive and detailed cataloguing, as is customary with catalogue raisonnes, with this one having the added advantage of direct participation by the artist's widow.. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued.

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        Definitive Designs for Marine Corps Facilities, part four

      Washington DC: Department of the Navy, 1972. Ex-Library. Very Good. Soft cover. Newly repaired 2 volumes, spiral bindings of architectural design layouts, floor plans for several different type of MC facilities, mostly dated 1970 or late Vietnam era, measures 14 1/2" x 20 1/2", 176pps, includes plumbing, electrical, structural and mechanical requirements, plus additional notes for each layout drawing, extremely rare designs of military bases and offices, and combat structures. Ex library stamp on tp else VG but a few ripples for the first few pages..

      [Bookseller: BohemianBookworm]
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        Travesìa del Horizonte.

      Barcelona: La Gaya Ciencia, 1972. - First edition of the author's second novel. Octavo. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Signed by Javier Marias on the title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. and CHARLIE AND THE GREAT GLASS ELEVATOR. The further adventures of Charlie Bucket and Willy Wonka chocolate-maker extraordinary.

      Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1964 & 1972 - FIRST EDITIONS. First impressions. 8vo. (9.3 x 6.3 inches). First title is the correct 1st issue, with the six line colophon at the end of the text. Fine, bright copies of the books in fine leather bindings. Recent full red morocco, spines with five raised bands, the compartments double ruled and lettered in gilt. Single gilt wavy design border on boards. Top edges gilt. Housed in a felt lined, black cloth covered slip case. Fine copies of these children's classics. This true first edition of Charlie and the Chocolate factory preceded the UK First edition by 3 years, The great glass elevator preceded by one year. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster-ABA.]
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        In a People House

      Random House 1972 - A near fine first edition in a very good dust jacket, with a one inch closed tear and a crease on the front panel and the original price of $2.50 on the front flap. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. Meets all of the first issue points in the Younger Guide. One of the scarcest of the Seuss books, published under his pseudonym Theo. LeSieg, which is his real name, Geisel, spelled backwards. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        SUMMONS TO GREATNESS. A COLLAGE OF INSPIRATIONAL THOUGHT AND PRACTICAL IDEAS FROM THE MESSAGES AND ADDRESSES OF RICHARD NIXON

      Washington: Friends of President Nixon, (1972). First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine, as issued without dustwrapper. Quarto, pictorial boards. Illustrated with many photographs, most in color. Inspirational extracts from Nixon's writings and speeches, published before the Watergate debacle. An uncommon Nixon book, especially when SIGNED by the former President, as this copy is on the contents page. Additionally SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Pat Nixon to Chiquita Williams "with our appreciation/and best wishes" and dated "Christmas 1975." Chiquita Williams was apparently on the Nixon's staff at their "Western White House" in San Clemente, California.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Sunset Canyon

      Talmy Franklin Ltd. London: Talmy, Franklin Ltd., 1972. First UK edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 159pp. Octavo [22 cm] Light yellow paper covered boards with a brown ink stamped title on the spine. Near fine. The edges of the covers are ever so slightly rubbed and bumped. The dust jacket is in near fine condition. The rear panel has very minor soiling. The spine is barely perceptibly faded. Signed by Edward Abbey on the title page. "Sunset Canyon, a beautiful, bittersweet love story, is a about a forest ranger (loner, iconoclast, lover of the rugged life) who falls for an utterly beguiling freckle-faced princess half his age.

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        THE OPTIMIST'S DAUGHTER

      Random House (1972), New York - 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. 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 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Optimist's Daughter

      Random House 1972 - SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. This copy is SIGNED by Eudora Welty. This is number 112 of 300 copies printed. A superb copy. The book appears UNREAD and the ORIGINAL cloth is in great shape with NO fading. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy with the publisher's slipcase SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED Welty First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        The wood engravings of Eric Ravilious (very scarce first edition, first printing)

      Lion and Unicorn Press/ Curwen Press 1972 - NUMBER 33 OF A LIMITED EDITION OF 500 COPIES. This rare and beautifully produced, folio format (420 x 295mm) book was designed by John Carrod for Lion and Unicorn Press, the Royal College of Art’s press. It is printed on heavy Grosvenor Chater’s Basingwerk Parchment paper. Tan woven cloth with black pictorial illustration front and back. Original black slipcase. Folio. Pattern endpapers. 113pp. + Chronological Index. 421 blocks, which represent all Ravilious' engraved work for which copies could be found. "Compiling a volume of the complete wood engravings of a prolific (and unsystematic) artist has presented its problems. Unfortunately most of Eric Ravilious's original wood blocks were accidentally destroyed but six are still in existence. Owing to their fragility they could not be used in the production of this book. Similarly some of Eric Ravilious's work has not survived the ravages of time and the bombing during the Second World War. Where we know of engravings but have not been able to find copies we have listed them in their chronological order in the captions, marked 'no copy found'. All engravings used as decorations in this book appear in their original size and in chronological order. They are: front cover - Christmas card 1934; endpapers - pattern (actual size); half titles - naval periodical 1942; title page - 54 Conceits l933; and back cover Legion Book 1929." Designed by John Carrod at the Royal College of Art. Printed on Grosvenor Chater's Basingwerk Parchment and printed at The Curwen Press. Binding by Henry Brooks Ltd. NUMBER 33 OF A LIMITED EDITION OF 500 COPIES. Binding clean and tight. 3 very small spots on the fore-edge of the book else fine. A thread of the tissue of the slipcase has come loose at a part on the top. Slipcase slightly rubbed. An unusually nice copy of the first printing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Via Brevia]
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