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        Ringworld

      Gollancz, England 1972 - 1st Uk edition and 1st hard cover edition. Jacket has a price clip and a couple of tiny edge (1-3mm) tears association with a little wear to the back panel. Book has a pencil shadow of a name the front free end paper and a few odd foxing spots. Corners of the boards are slightly bumped . Page 9 has an edge which is not quite cut clean and has an under 1mm sliver slightly projecting from the text block for approx 1cm wide. Jacket is in a new protective sleeve. A very nice copy of a rare and highly sought 1st edition novel. Book will be shipped insured and tracked [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caerwen Books]
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        Singin' in the Rain (SIGNED Plus SIGNED FILM TIE-INS)

      Viking, New York 1972 - 1st Edition/1st Printing softcover (The MGM Library of Film Scripts series)-issued at same time as hardcover. 75 pages w/B&W photos. Attached to title page is a bookplate SIGNED by ADOLPH GREEN. Laid-in is a color image of "Singin In The Rain" movie poster on 8"x11" bonded paper SIGNED and inscribed by songwriter--screenwriter BETTY COMDEN. Attached to front end page is a card SIGNED by GENE KELLY (co-Director in film and played 'Don Lockwood'). Also attached to front end page is a bookplate SIGNED by RITA MORENO (played 'Zelda Zanders'). Laid-in is a 8"x10" B&W photo SIGNED by DONALD O'CONNOR (played ' Cosmo Brown'). Laid-in is a small color image of movie poster that is SIGNED by DEBBIE REYNOLDS (played 'Kathy Selden'). Laid-in is a card SIGNED and inscribed by film's Co-Director STANLEY DONEN: "To Dania! Thanks for listening- Stanley". Also laid-in is a card SIGNED by composer JOHNNY GREEN (was uncredited musical director on film). Unique copy for the Green-Comden--Singin' In The Rain fan or collector. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Montemarano]
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        A History of Cyprus: (Complete 4 volume set)

      Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1972. Reprint . Very Good Minus/Very Good. 6.25 x 9.25 inches (16 x 23.5 cm). Dust jacket: Browning to edges. Slight creasing and chipping to top edge, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Complete four volume set. Brown buckram bindings. Heavy browning and foxing to page edges, occasional spotting to text. A scarce complete set from a private collection. Overall book condition is Very Good Minus. Please Note: This is a very heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate - a postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Please contact us for an accurate postage cost for your location. Hardback. Printed pages: xviii, 352; xl, 496; 497 - 1197; xxxi, 639

      [Bookseller: Tarrington Books]
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        Original Photograph of Fidel Castro, Taken in East Berlin While Meeting German Civilans.

      Berlin 1972 - One (1) large print press photographs of Fidel Castro taken in Berlin during his tour of East Germany to establish friendship and cooperation between German's Free Democratic Party (GDR) and the Cuban Republic. Photograph measures 40,5 x 30 cm. Very Good Condition, excellent, a rare vintage colour photograph. Fidel Castro is seen here greeting German civilians, after having made a formal public address. This striking vintage photograph shows prominent Communist leader Fidel Castro as he was gaining an important political alliance and eliciting foreign civilian support during his first tour of East Germany. Fidel Castro's visit to Berlin began on June 13, 1972 and at various points addressed the border guards that policed the Berlin Wall to prevent East Germans from escaping to the West. At Brandenburg gate on June 14 in the afternoon he addressed the men charged with shooting East Germans fleeing to West Germany as "the courageous and self-denying border guards of the Free Democratic Party (GDR) People's Army who stand guard in the front line of the entire-socialist community." Later in the evening Premier Castro addressed the Nikolay Bezarin Barracks in East Berlin. Castro spent most of his visit accompanied by Erich Honecker, leader of the German Democratic Republic. In 1974, in Havana, Erich Honecker and Fidel Castro signed an "agreement on cooperation between the German SED and the Cuban Communist Party for the years 1974-1975. The photographer is Hans-Joachim Spremberg (1943-1978), commonly known as Joachim Spremberg, a German photojournalist in East Germany. He was born in Berlin, and documented life in East Berlin, as well as the construction of the Berlin TV tower. He was selected as official photographer for several high state occasions with Free Democratic Party (GDR) Party, and also with communist politician Walter Ulbricht. He died in a helicopter crash at Wadi Suf al-Jin in Libya. Hans-Joachim Spremberg (* 8. Dezember 1943 in Berlin; - 6. M

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        Hiroshima

      491, Tokyo, Japan 1972 - A hardcovered book. Plates are by the members of The Federation of Students' Photography. All of which are black&white ones. These plates has no outstanding worn spot and keeps very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        César à Nice

      - Galerie des Ponchettes, Nice 1972, 21x27cm, agrafé. - Prima edizione di questo piatto mostra si terrà nella Sala del Ponchettes Nizza del 18 maggio al 14 giugno del 1972. autografo firmato di Cesare per l'editor arte Alex Grall al primo corso quando Cesare ha attraversato il suo nome. riproduzioni brochure illustrate delle opere di Cesare. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de ce plaquette d'exposition s'étant tenue à la Galerie des Ponchettes à Nice du 18 Mai au 14 Juin 1972. Envoi autographe signé de César à l'éditeur d'art Alex Grall sur le premier plat où César a barré son nom. Brochure illustrée de reproductions d'oeuvres de César.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Gründliches Lexicon Mythologicum, Worinne So wohl die fabelhafte, als wahrscheinliche und eigentliche Historie derer alten und bekannten Römischen, Griechischen und Egyptischen Götter und Göttinnen, wie auch Helden und Heldinnen, setsamen Wunder-Thiere, merckwürdigen Flüsse, Brunnen, Berge und dergleichen zur Mythologie, oder so genannten Historis Poetica gehörigen Dinge....Anbey ein so nöthiges, als nützliches Genealogicon Mythistoricum, mit angehänget...

      (26) 1972 Spalten. Mit 31 genealogischen Tabellen im Anhang auf 32 Seiten. Mit 1 Titelkupfer und zweifarbig bedrucktem Titelblatt. Gr.-8. Ganzledereinband der Zeit auf echten Bünden und handumstochenen Kapitalbändern Maßgebliches mythologisches Lexikon des 18. Jahrhunderts, von Goethe für seinen Faust eifrig benutzt. Eine 2. Auflage, von J.J. Schwabe überarbeitet, erschien 1770. - Einband beschabt mit leichten Stoßstellen. Durch intensiven Gebrauch Rückengoldschrift abgeblättert und das Rückenleder an den Kapitalen ca. 1cm durchgeschliffen. Vorderes Vorsatzblatt nur zu einem Drittel erhalten. Sonst im inneren Bereich sehr guter Erhaltungszustand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Michael Solder]
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        Wegweiser, 15. Auflage (Bongos) - Tierverzeichnis vorne

      Berlin 1972 112 Seiten 21 cm geheftet sehr guter Zustand, Eintragung vorne Versand D: 5,50 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat des Schüling-Buchkuriers]
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        Drawings

      

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        Calder's Circus. Limited edition of 100 signed by Calder.

      New York: E.P. Dutton, 1972. 171 pages of text. Deluxe edition, number 48 of 100 signed and numbered by Calder in red pencil. The yellow paper of the hardcover binding is evenly bubbled from a manufacturing flaw, and the spine is lightly sunned. The price-clipped dustjacket is sunned on the spine; protected in archival mylar. The original red cloth covered slipcase is minimally soiled and minimally shelfworn. One tiny spot of minor discoloration on the rear blank endpapers. Illustrated. Edited by Jean Lipman with Nancy Foote. Circus figures photographed by Marvin Schwarz. Designed by Ellen Hsiao. The text is clean and unmarked. The dustjacket of the Deluxe Edition was price-clipped because the publication price of $35.00 was higher than the price printed on the dustjacket. First edition.. Signed. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition/Very good+ condition (DJ). Octavo (8vo).

      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA)]
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        Autobiographie

      

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        Hit! [Hit] (Original screenplay for the 1973 film)

      Paramount, Los Angeles 1972 - Draft script for the 1973 film. Nick (Williams) is a federal agent tracking down a heroin ring, with the help of a few recruits he's trained, seeking revenge for his deceased daughter. Prostitution, Vietnam War vets, and a Jewish ex-con make the nearly three-hour hit an explosive dose of action. Set in France, shot on location there and in Washington, Illinois and California. Stiff blue titled wrappers. Title page present, dated May 20, 1972, with credits for screenwriter Trustman and property owners Furis and Trustman. 121 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 118. Photographically reproduced, with photocopied punch holes to a few pages. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound internally with a silver prong binding. Parish and Hill 112. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Zooführer (Nashörner)

      San Diego 1972 - 30,5 x 22,8 cm 64 Seiten 400 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Schueling Buchkurier]
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        Colorful World of Animals (Koala, 2nd, revised edition)

      San Diego 1972 - 23 x 30,5 cm 64 Seiten 360 gr. außen etwas berieben und Ecken abgestoßen, sonst in sehr guter Zustand [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Schueling Buchkurier]
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        Original portrait photograph of James Baldwin

      , 1972. 1972. Bassouls, Sophie. 12 x 16 inch silver print, signed by the photographer. Sophie Bassouls, photographer with the Corbis-Sygma Agency, she has produced more than 3000 literary portraits. Her work has been widely exhibited, in France, and in the United States.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A Goldwasser Rare Books ]
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        California as an Island: An Illustrated Essay by John Leighly, With Twenty-five Plates & a Bibliographical Checklist of Maps Showing California as an Island, 1622-1785

      San Francisco, CA:: The Book Club of California,, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. Series. Book Club of California Publication, No. 141. LIMITED EDITION of 450 copies printed at the press of Robert Grabhorn and Andrew Hoyem, handset and monotype Goudy California type printed on handmade paper for text. Folio. 14 x 9 inches. 154, [2] pp. Colored map vignette on title page, typographic headpieces, colored initial, 20 black-and-white examples of early maps in the text throughout, 25 plates with accompanying explanatory text (20 double-page and 1 double-folding plate), checklist of 182 maps, index, colophon printed within a map from the first edition of Gulliver's Travels, 1726; text clean, unmarked. Quarter brown morocco, beige paper over boards with the front cover illustrated with a map, spine titled in gilt; binding square and tight. Fine. "The misconception that California was an island persisted until early in the eighteenth century, and at least 170 maps, in numerous editions, record this error. Professor Leighly's essay is an important contribution to the history of cartography of the West Coast of North America and of the early exploration and navigation of the Pacific Slope. Included in the Exhibition of Western Books (Rounce & Coffin Club)." Harlan. REFERENCE: Harlan, The Two Hundredth Book, No. 141.

      [Bookseller: John Howell for Books]
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        Senza titolo

      , , 1972. Ottimo (Fine). Tempera e inchiostro su carta. cm 51x73. Ottimo (Fine). .

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        KING VIDOR: ON FILM MAKING

      NY: David McKay, 1972. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Inscribed by King Vidor to Tay Garnett: "To-/ Tay/ A very long time/and cherished/ friend./ King. Dec 11 - 73", Tay Garnett (1894-1977) was one of the great American film directors of Hollywood's Golden Age, best known for the MGM film noir masterpiece, The Postman Always Rings Twice. This is a presentation copy to him from another great film director, who was one of the subjects in Garnett's book DIRECTING: LEARN FROM THE MASTERS, published posthumously in 1996. King Vidor, an American director, producer and screenwriter and one of the greats of the American film industry. His career spanned nearly seven decades, during which he made countless popular and classic films, such as "The Big Parade," "The Crowd," "Duel in the Sun" and "War and Peace."

      [Bookseller: Johnnycake Books ABAA, ILAB ]
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        Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now.

      New York: Random House, 1972 - Octavo. Original glossy pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in a jacket with spine titles slightly off-centre and three tiny closed tears to rear panel. First edition, first printing. Younger & Hirsch 51. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737 : Treatises on the life and work of the "Patriarch" of violinmakers. Inventory of 700 known or recorded Stradivari string instruments. Index of 3,500 names of past or present Stradivari owners. Photographs of 400 Stradivari instruments with 1,500 views

      Estate of Herbert K Goodkind, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 780 pages (complete). A wonderful copy of this extraordinarily devoted book, THE definitive book on Stradivari. Goodkind made his fortune from real estate and became an assiduous and effective violin historian, expert and collector. The book is housed in a thick board slipcase which is scuffed and worn all about. It is however, solid, sound and sure. The wood coloured cloth boards are very healthy. Tipped in illustration with gilt border. All in excellent condition. The spine has a leather plate affixed on which is stamped the titling. The leather and the titling are fresh and smart. The spine has a dimple from the weight of the pages. Italianate end papers that are fresh and vibrant. The contents are in excellent condition. They are produced with great care and confidence. The pages are clean, clear, creamy, assured, generous of spirit and actuality. A very attractive, comprehensive, altruistic, utterly seductive book. fk

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        There is No Natural Religion.

      Clairvaux, Jura, France: The Trianon Press for The William Blake Trust, 1972 - 2 volumes, octavo and tall quarto. Original tan full morocco, titles to spines. Housed together in the original marbled slipcase. Fine. Facsimile reproductions achieved by collotype and hand-stencil. First edition thus, publisher Arnold Fawcus' copy, number 1 of 540 copies this, from a total edition of 616 copies on Arches pure rag paper made to match the paper used by Blake. This deluxe copy derives from the publisher's archive, from the estate of Trianon Press's founder and publisher Arnold Fawcus. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Osamu Nagahama: Atsuku Nagai Yoru no Shima (The Island of Long Hot Night) (lacking obi)

      Haga Shoten, Tokyo 1972 - First edition, first printing. Soft cover. Printed stiff wrappers; with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs by Osamu Nagahama. Text (in Japanese) by Mineo Higashi. 140 pp., with 136 black-and-white and monochromatic plates in cyan and green. 7-1/4 x 10-1/4 inches.[Cited in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume III. (London and New York: Phaidon, 2014)]. Near Fine (moderate creasing and wear to the extremities) in Very Good dust jacket (pronounced wear to the extremities, but intact), missing obi. From Parr & Badger: "Atsuku Nagai Yoru no Shima focuses upon the vexed subject of sexual relations between local Japanese women and American servicemen on Okinawa." The presence of the US military on Okinawa was the focus of much Japanese resentment, especially during the 1960s and 1970s, when the Vietnam war was also an issue. Shots of barbed wire fences and notices marked 'Restricted Area,' as well as the sheer sleaziness of the clubs and bars where such encounters take place, make the resentment quite clear. The book is, of course, shot in the familiar grunge Provoke style, but it has a flamboyant extra twist, with groups of images being presented as tinted monochrome -- green and blue -- rather that straight black and white." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vincent Borrelli, Bookseller]
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        Le Coran

      Club du livre du mois 1972 - plein cuirpp. sérigraphies originales de charles hossein. 2 volumes 277 et 273 pages et un coffret représentant le manuscrit original [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: arobase livres]
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        CORPUS NUMMORUM ROMANORUM

      A.BANTI,L.SIMONETTI, 1972. INTERLINGUE 18 Opera completa in diciotto volumi dall'anno 1972 all'anno 1979.Stampati dalla tipolitografia 3 effe scandicci di Firenze.Opera in buonissimo stato di conservazione.Titoli d'oro al piatto e al dorso.Alcuni dorsi sono leggermente scoloriti.Coperta del volume IX con lievissime macchioline di fioritura.Volume V con parte superiore della coperta con usura.Pagine in ottimo stato,solo lievissimi segni di fioritura in alcuni volumi.Numerose illustrazioni in biano e in nero all'interno. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        "Cerimonia (Il grande pellegrinaggio)". Superstudio 1972. (Fotomontaggio d'un grande volto animale di tipo scimmiesco, con immagine verticale sottostante, riquadrata e legenda in inglese, una folla in abiti da cerimonia ascende una lunga scalea fra pareti di roccia, fiancheggiata da guardie inglesi in uniforme).

      1972. S.l. (Milano), s.n.t. (Multirevol), s.d. (anni '70). Litografia originale a col. stampata su carta forte (cm. 70x100 compreso il margine bianco), titolata e numerata (N° 93 su tiratura di 100) a matita in basso. Fa parte degli "Atti fondamentali" nella serie "Vita, Educazione, Cerimonia, Amore, Morte" (21 marzo 1971 - 20 marzo 1972); progetto in cui il gruppo di Superstudio propone "la rifondazione antropologica dell'architettura". Dal testo: "ogni buon consumista ritiene oggi obbligo morale primario visitare il Dio Nudo in tutti i paesi di religione Consumista".

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Gozzini]
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        The Satanic Rituals

      Seacaucus, NJ: University Books, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. First edition, cloth issue. 220pp. Bright red cloth with black lettering. Near Fine with slightly bumped corners in Near Fine shiny black dust jacket unclipped ($7.95), rubbing along edge of spine panel, light edge wear. A very nice copy. The follow-up of The Satanic Bible from the founder of the Church of Satan, uncommon in cloth.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Mountains of the Murgha Zerin: between the Hindu Khush and the Karakoram

      Gifford 1972 - A very nice bright copy in tight binding Used - Very Good. VG hardback in VG price-clipped dust jacket [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Cotswold Internet Books]
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        Hebdromadaires

      - Guy Authier, Paris 1972, 17x24,5cm, en feuilles sous chemise et boîte. - Prima edizione, una delle 70 copie numerate su asta degli archi. La nostra copia è arricchita autografi firme di Jacques Prévert e André Posner e decorato con due piccoli disegni dello stesso. buffer di stampa bibliofilo accanto alla pagina mezza titolo come un ex libris. Bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 70 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé d'Arches. Notre exemplaire est enrichi des signatures autographes de Jacques Prévert et André Pozner et agrémenté de deux petits dessins des mêmes. Tampon imprimé de bibliophile en regard de la page de faux-titre en guise d'ex-libris. Bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Extensions Out: The Immeasurable Equation Volume II

      Chicago: Ihnfinity Inc/Saturn Research, 1972. First Edition. Side stapled textured wraps,144 leaves printed on rectos only. A near fine copy with just some slight tanning to the covers and a tiny tear to the top of the front wrap.. While the numerous versions of Sun Ra's first book published the same year 'The Immeasurable Equation' show up with some frequency, this second volume is much more uncommon. Illustrated with photographs of three murals by Aye Aton who was the sort of in house artist and percussionist with the Arkestra from 1972 to 1974 after a stint with AACM, playing on the Space is the Place soundtrack. John F. Szwed. Space is the Place: The Lives and Times of Sun Ra page 320. Sun Ra+Aye Aton : Space Interiors, and Exteriors, 1972.

      [Bookseller: Kenneth Mallory, ABAA]
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        WOOD ENGRAVINGS OF ERIC RAVILIOUS [Introduction by J. M. Richards]

      Kensington The Lion and Unicorn Press, Royal College of Art 1972 - First edition, LIMITED, number 80 of the second issue, which was limited to 500 copies. With 113 leaves displaying over 400 of Eric Ravilious' engravings, each leaf printed one side only, with fold-out index leaves. The title-page, front free-fly and colophon page also decorated with Ravilious engravings. Tall folio, in the original binding by Henry Brooks Ltd. of course gray cloth with a large woodcut block on the upper cover in black, the spine lettered in gilt, decorated endpapers. 19pp., 113 ff., 4 ff. index, 2ff. pp. A fine copy, the boards very slightly bowed and with trivial aging, internally very fine and as new. FIRST EDITION AND AN IMPORTANT CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ OF ENGRAVER ERIC RAVILIOUS AND ARGUABLY THE MOST IMPORTANT WORK OF THE PRESS. Six of the over 420 engravings here were reproduced from Ravilious' original blocks, the others (for which the blocks likely no longer existed) were painstakingly reproduced from other sources, all are in their original size and the collection comprises all of his engraved works which could be found and should be considered as complete as could be made possible. The print work was beautifully done by the Curwen Press on Grosvenor Chater's Basingwerk parchment. Ravilious engraved most of these illustrations for books and other publications. His first commission, in 1926, was to illustrate a novel for Jonathan Cape. He went on to produce work both for large companies such as the Lanston Corporation and the smaller, less commercial "Fine Presses", such as the Golden Cockerel, the Curwen Press and the Cresset Press. A handful of the engravings included here were never previously published. Ravilious' career was cut tragically short when, while working as a War Artist, the RAF patrol he was flying on failed to return. After four days of searching, he and the plane's four crewmen were declared lost in action. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Judith. Tragödie in drei Akten.

      Manus-Presse, Stuttgart 1972 - Stuttgart, Manus-Presse, 1972. Folio M. 12 farb. Orig.- Lithographien (je 6) v. Max Ernst u. Dorothea Tanning. 49 S. Lose Lagen in OLwd.-Chemise und OLwd.-Schuber. Nr. 261 v. 500 Exempl., im Druckverm.v. M. Ernst u. D.Tanning signiert. schönes Exempl. Nr. 261 v. 500 Exempl., im Druckverm.v. M. Ernst u. D.Tanning signiert. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Seidel & Richter]
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        Souvenir 5 from Documenta 5 Kassel, 1972-1973. VERY FINE COPY. .

      Kassel/Dusseldorf, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, 1972/1973. Mixed media (hand-colored photo collage covered with resin paint) on the lid of an aluminum and brass sealed suitcase, 25 x 40.2 x 12.2 cms., containing a green fragment of Kienholz" coated canvas dome, approx. 70 x 70 cms., from Documenta 5, three brass holes, fixed to an iron chain of 50 cms. bearing two iron seals, two iron pins, an iron string with ditto seal in order to stamp the suitcase (now loose) This work comes from an edition of three hundred (300) and was produced for Documenta V. Incised '153 K 73' on top of the suitcase on a brass label under the handle. On a printed sticker on bottom inside it says: 'Edward Kienholz, his heirs, assigns and devisees, own 15 per cent interest of this work and shall be paid fifteen per cent of the gross profit derived from any sale...[etc.]'. COMPLETE copy including a (mostly lacking) mounted brown envelope (opened) on bottom outside of the suitcase bearing the text in red: 'Notice: Instructions and Contracts inside. Completely remove this paper from suitcase' + German translation. Contains an envelope addressed to Edward Kienholz, 'Instructions for the Dome Edition Dusseldorf' (1 leaf), 'Agreement of Purchase and Sale with Reserved Interest' (2 leaves). Kienholz, Edward.

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        Partita [Inscribed and annotated by the composer Kyzysztof Penderecki and its dedicatee, pianist Felicja Blumental

      [3 vols] Full score and two soloist's parts which have been inscribed by Penderecki to the work's dedicatee and first performer, Felicja Blumental, who has also annotated the score for performance throughout with additional corrections in Penderecki's hand. All three scores are very much working copies which have endured the indignities of annotation and preparation for performance by Blumental under the guidance of the composer with resultant damage and emendation, including sections of score cut and reinserted in new positions. 1. Full score bound in card wrappers with old staining throughout, first leaf torn with loss at head of page affecting beginning of the composer's inscription which dates from April 1972. Heavily annotated throughout in extrovert fashion at least partly by the composer in the characteristic purple felt tip pen with which he made the inscription on the first page. One leaf of inserted printed music score apparently relating to the cadenza is laid in with additional notation at number '36' also in Penderecki's hand. 2. Solisten-Spielpartitur, inscribed to Felicja in Lisbon in Polish, 18 January 1972, three weeks before the premiere given in Rochester, New York, on February 7th. In this score the harpsichord notation is systematically and carefully annotated in order to allow the soloist to identify her position within the piece with additional dynamics markings and instructions often naming instruments playing alongside the soloist and providing numbers to count by. There is additional notation for the Cadenza and an additional printed insert at number '36'. A cut in the final section is registered by two pages being clipped together before a set of careful instructions for the pick-up after the cut. 3. [Solisten-Spielpartitur] sol score heavily used and amateurishly repaired with sellotape, lacking wrappers, annotated throughout, mostly reproducing the changes and additions introduced into the first solo score above. This score shows signs of very heavy use suggesting perhaps that it was used by Blumental as her main performing score in order to protect the copy inscribed to her by the composer, effectively the dedication copy above. Usual alterations at number '36'. Penderecki wrote his Partita for the pianist Felicja Blumental who was married to Penderecki¿s close friend, the painter and art collector Markus Mizne, persuading her to play his Partita on a harpsichord instead of her usual instrument. The work was first performed in the prestigious Eastman School of Music and revised in the early 1990s. Blumental premiered the work under Walter Hendl but recorded the Partita several times under the baton of the composer, notably for EMI in 1972 when she will have used these scores. The Partita has been described as drawing on 'the graphic ideas of Paul Klee, with interpenetrating sections varying in colour and structure, and Yves Klein, with static sections of vibrating ¿sound space¿ or of resonance alone, which had inspired the composer in the late 1950s and early 1960s, and on the Baroque concertante tradition, in which the concertino, ingeniously complemented by amplified guitars, is opposed to the full ensemble sound.'

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        Il poeta. Diario

      Officina Bodoni, 1972. Edizione di 165 esemplari firmati a penna dall'Autore. Mardersteig 180

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        BREVE STORIA DELLA FILOSOFIA vol. 1 ANTICHITA' E MEDIOEVO

      LATERZA, 1972. ITALIANO 0,4 Pagine brunite ai bordi da fattore tempo rimanendo comunque in buono stato di conservazione, coperta morbida con lievissimi segni di usura e leggera fioritura, alcuni aloni da usura, fioritura ai tagli USATO

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        I FILOSOFI E I SELVAGGI 1580 1780

      LATERZA, 1972. ITALIANO 0,67 N. 721 della collana, pagine in buonissimo stato di conservazione, lieve fioritura ai tagli, brossura editoriale leggermente usurata al dorso ed ai bordi, ingiallita e con fioritura USATO

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        A Republic, If You Can Keep It

      Earl Warren's first book-length work, its title based on Benjamin Franklin's epigrammatic reply (upon leaving the Constitutional Convention) whether we were to enjoy a republic or a monarchy--"a republic, if you can keep it". Presentation copy "For Robert Young Jr [?the biographer of Fatty Arbuckle] / with the best wishes of / Earl Warren"; a very good copy dustjacketed. Quadrangle Books, New York, 1972.

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        L'ETERNO NELLA COSCIENZA

      EDIZIONI CINQUE LUNE, 1972. ITALIANO 0,39 Pagine in buonissimo stato di conservazione, fioritura ai tagli, al retrocopertina ed al frontespizio, brossura editoriale con alette, leggermente ingiallita al dorso ed al posteriore e con lievi segni i usura da scaffalatura USATO

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        Richard Nixon presidential letter and signing pen establishing a congressional Office of Technology Assessment which reported to and advised Congress on varied topics including terrorism, computer security and privacy, nuclear proliferation, genetic engineering, and the environmental impact of various technologies

      Washington, DC, October 20, 1972. 10" x 13" x 1.25". "Typed Letter Signed ""RN"" as President, 1 page, 6.5"" x 9"". Blind embossed presidential seal at top center. The White House, October 20, 1972. To Congressman R. Lawrence Coughlin, Washington, D.C. Blank corners toned. Housed with the 5.25"" inch, facsimile ""Richard Nixon"" signature on the barrel mentioned in the letter accompanying it. In a 10"" x 13"" x 1.25"" wooden display case, worn black frame. In apparent fine condition.In full, ""Recently I signed H.R. 10243, an Act to establish an Office of Technology Assessment within and responsible to the Legislative Branch of the Government. I thought you might like to have the enclosed ceremonial pen as a memento of this legislation becoming public law.""The Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) was created by Congress in 1972 when lawmakers expressed alarm that they couldn’t understand and properly legislate complicated science and technology issues. It ceased to exist in 1995 when it was defunded, a victim of Congress's Contract with America to shrink government. According to Jathan Sadowski in the Atlantic (October 26, 2012), OTA was started because “Congress recognized that it could not afford to wander blindly forward without an organization that would bridge technical expertise and political decision-making.” To prevent “capture by a particular political party,” OTA was overseen by a balanced bipartisan congressional Board with six Members from both the House and the Senate.OTA's purpose was to provide Congressional members and committees with objective and authoritative analysis of complex scientific and technical issues. Topics addressed by OTA included terrorism, computer security and privacy, nuclear proliferation, the effectiveness of satellite and space programs, genetic engineering, the environmental impact of various technologies, and the role U.S. forces should play in United Nations peacekeeping operations.Republican R. Lawrence Coughlin (1929 - 2001) represented Pennsylvania in the House of Representatives from 1969 - 1993."

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        Post Captain.

      Collins, London. 1972 - First edition. Octavo. 414 pages. The second Jack Aubrey novel.Slight fading, as usual, to head and tail of spine. Cover edges slightly bumped. Very good indeed in near-fine dustwrapper slightly creased at edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DISCORSO SUL METODO

      LATERZA, BARI 1972 - PICCOLA BIBLIOTECA FILOSOFICA ITALIANO A cura di Armando Carlini, n. 8 della collana, pagine brunite ai bordi da fattore tempo e con lievissima fioritura, coperta morbida con lievissimi ed inevitabili segni del tempo, lieve fioritura ai tagli

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        Die Verbesserte Olympia-Edition. Mappenwerk mit 12 (überwieg. farbigen) Orig.-Serigraphien von 12 verschiedenen Künstlern.

      Blattgr. ca. 56 x 82 cm. 12 Bl., illustr. OKartonmappe (nur diese mit div. leichten Gbrsp.) Die Blätter ansich sehr gut erhalten. * Eins von 100 Exemplaren. Sämtliche Blätter numeriert, signiert u. datiert. Enthalten sind Orig.-Siebdrucke von Thomas Argauer, Holger Brandt, Bahri Drancoli, Elisabeth Endres, Günther Fieweger, Heinz Hüller, Alfred Kaiser, Eeva Konkola, Walter Montel, Hanno Rink, Georg Seesslen u. Peter Strauss. - Auf sehr unterschiedliche Weise greifen die Künstler im Vorfeld zur Münchner Olympiade 1972 Sport- und Olympia-Motive auf und ironisieren die Thematik.

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        Pleins et déliés, souvenirs et témoignages 1926-1972

      Original, one of 70 numbered copies on laid Arches paper, ours bearing the number 1, the only major paper edition. Our copy is full of original etching by Georges Hugnet. Autograph signature of the author on the justification of the draw. It should be noted that this copy is that of Guy Authier, the publisher of this book. Nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Guy Authier Paris 1972 17x25cm en feuilles sous chemise et boîte

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        A Collection of books.

      4to., 10 volumes in original publisher's bindings with dust wrappers where called for. In near fine condition. Fleur Cowles met Robert Vavra in Seville in the late sixties. They collaborated on various books including Tiger Flower and Lion and Blue, allegories written around Cowles's artwork. "Vavra and my husband and I have become very close friends and see each other often in Spain where he still has a home. His first real international recognition had come from collaboration with James Mitchener when he was writing Iberia. Vavra, so well suited to the challenge, became its camera eye and guide. In the last few years his expertise in portraying the beauty and behaviour of horses has given thousands of readers extraordinary pleasure. There is no one who can catch the magnificence of the horse on film better. His photographic work is now much sought after by collectors. He is just like his work, a magical man." The collection includes: Bulls of Iberia (1972) First edition limited signed edition, additionally inscribed "For mi querada amuga Fleur, thanks for your encouragement with this project - remember years ago in Seville when you first saw some of the photographs. Robert Vavra 1972 Seville". Curro. Reflections of a Spanish Youth (1975) 1st edition inscribed "For Fleur - This and all "Curro" books are for you -- for you, Fleur, querida amiga, collaborator y amante de Espana. As a social document that may last as a record of passing Sapanish life and tradition, I hope that "Curro" will honor you and please Tom. Con un fuente abago Robert Vavra 1975." Equus (1977). 1st UK edition signed and additionally inscribed "For Fleur and Tom with always from Robert Vavra." Such is the real nature of horses (1979) 1st UK edition signed "Robert Vavra". Vavra's Cats (1986) 1st US edition inscribed "For Fleur and Tom- Together again! Thank you for the inspiration. Lover ever Robert." Equus Reined (1987). 1st US edition inscribed "For Fleur and Tom who have just come from seeing these, until soon lover ever Robert." The Unicorn of Kilimanjaro (1988). 1st edition inscribed "For Fleur and Tom, my companion today on this safari, love ever Robert. 1988" The Unicorn of Kilimanjaro (1988). 1st edition inscribed "For Fleur and Tom, Sunday next I'm off again to the place I love so much, always and much love, Robert 1990." The Andalusian. (1991). 1st edition inscribed "For Tom and Fleur with love from Robert". Horses of the Sun (1995). 1st edition inscribed "For Fleur and Tom - so much of the inspiration for these images came from you, Fleur - for that you have my continued gratitude - love to you both, Robert May 2 1996".

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        Tragedy Has Obligations

      Lime Kiln Press - One of only 200 copies handset in Weiss Roman and Italic, printed in red and black on Tovil hand-made paper, and signed by William Everson and Allison Clough. Tipped in reproduction of the author's holograph. Quarter black morocco with gilt spine titling, natural linen sides. A fine copy with the prospectus loosely inserted. William Everson master printer at the Lime Kiln Press, a handpress for aspiring printers at The University of California, set this previously unpublished poem as the course project for 1972-73. The poem is a stern admonition to Hitler, written in 1943. A truly wonderful and extraordinary production, utterly collectable. Language: eng Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng 0.0 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Richard Nixon presidential letter and signing pen establishing a congressional Office of Technology Assessment which reported to and advised Congress on varied topics including terrorism, computer security and privacy, nuclear proliferation, genetic engineering, and the environmental impact of various technologies

      Washington, DC: , October 20, 1972. Washington, DC, October 20, 1972. 10" x 13" x 1.25". "Typed Letter Signed ""RN"" as President, 1 page, 6.5"" x 9"". Blind embossed presidential seal at top center. The White House, October 20, 1972. To Congressman R. Lawrence Coughlin, Washington, D.C. Blank corners toned. Housed with the 5.25"" inch, facsimile ""Richard Nixon"" signature on the barrel mentioned in the letter accompanying it. In a 10"" x 13"" x 1.25"" wooden display case, worn black frame. In apparent fine condition.In full, ""Recently I signed H.R. 10243, an Act to establish an Office of Technology Assessment within and responsible to the Legislative Branch of the Government. I thought you might like to have the enclosed ceremonial pen as a memento of this legislation becoming public law.""The Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) was created by Congress in 1972 when lawmakers expressed alarm that they couldn’t understand and properly legislate complicated science and technology issues. It ceased to exist in 1995 when it was defunded, a victim of Congress's Contract with America to shrink government. According to Jathan Sadowski in the Atlantic (October 26, 2012), OTA was started because â€

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        Watership Down - the true first printing

      Rex Collings, 1972 A first edition, first printing published by Rex Collings in 1972. A very good+ book without inscriptions (map complete), in a very good unclipped wrapper with two internal tape repairs. Rubbing to the edges, one or two closed tears on the edges. A very presentable copy.[removed][removed]

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