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        The Crow: From The Life and Songs of the Crow

      London, England: Faber and Faber, 1973. Slipcased. Fine/Near Fine. Twelve full-page black-and white drawings by Leonard Baskin. Quarto. Quarter black buckram, grey cloth boards. lettered in gilt on spine. Printed in Pegasus type designed by Berthold Wolpe on T.H. Saunders mould-made paper at the John Roberts Press. Number 396 of 400. Signed by both Ted Hughes and Leonard Baskin. Fine in near fine publisher"s slipcase (light overall wear). Scarce. Photographs available.

      [Bookseller: Come By Chance Books (IOBA)]
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        The Drawings of Rembrandt. Complete edition in six volumes, enlarged and edited by Eva Benesch. 2. revised edition.

      London, Phaidon Press Ltd, 1973. Together 1576 pp. with numerous plates. 31 x 22 cm. Gebundene Ausgabe (Rote Orig.-Leinenbände mit Rückentitel. *Catalogue Raisonné of the drawings in the relevant edition. / Werkverzeichnis der Zeichnungen. - Fine condition / tadelloses Exemplar. ISBN 9780714815121 Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Typed Letter Signed to a fellow philosopher

      New York, 1973. unbound. 1 page, 11 x 8.5 inches, New York City, November 22, 1973. Exceptional typed letter with one handwritten line in which Barrett shares his NYU private phone number. Written to fellow philosopher Henry David Aiken, reflecting on their long friendship and the fact that both are getting older, in part: "...This is a love-letter to you, in lieu of seeing you. It doesn't do for seeing you, talking with you, but for the time being it must do. We shall see each other soon. Here we are, you and I, mired in the last crisis of all, so Erikson tells us, none more to go through, that's luck, but what a fucking indignity after all those other crises, adolescence, youth, middle age, what not, to have another tunnel to crawl through. You are the most intelligent man I've ever known, friend brother father once, and I wanted to talk with you about all this. I'm no longer a reader of Beckett; I've become one of his characters. I think you're the only philosopher in the United States who would understand me when I say it. For me it came about this way. I had been drinking too much. Alcohol dehydrates. In the middle of the summer, the heavy viscous New York summer, I had a heat seizure in the New York subway. My legs gave out under me. I was helped out alive. But I knew fear as I'd never known it before. When the body gives way, you begin to think, really think. Think what? In the time closing around you, you think of the few things that we may have left to do, the few people you really want to see. I thought of you. If I'm ever to do anything again, ever write anything again, it will only be after talking with you. If I%u2019d had you to talk with, this last book of mine would have been a lot different and a lot better. Dear friend: take care, take heart, I crawl forward a little, and you too crawl. Maybe we will crawl out of this god-damned tunnel yet." Henry David Aiken (1912 - 1982) was the author of "Age of Ideology." Natural folds; light wrinkling and spotting. Very good(-) condition. Professor of Philosophy at New York University from 1950 - 1979. He is best remembered for his work "Irrational Man.

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        Czerniejewo: palac i zespol palacowo-parkowy]

      - Typ: zestaw 12 fotografii; Haslo: Czerniejewo; Przyn. adm.: powiat Gniezno wojewodztwo wielkopolskie (poznanskie) gmina Czerniejewo; Sygnatura: Fotografie niesygnowane.; Technika: Fotografie po ca; Format: 117x150 mm.; Datowanie: Lata 70./80. XX w.; Pochodzenie: Fotografie z archiwum Biura Wydawniczego "Ruch" (od 1973 RSW Prasa-Ksiazka-Ruch) do uzytku sluzbowego i roboczego wykorzystania, stad czesto inny format niz pocztowki, adnotacje wydawnicze o odrzuceniu fotografii jako nieprzydatnej, nieaktualnej lub wadliwej, niekiedy z poprawiona lub zmieniona trescia tytulu fotografii. W oparciu o wykorzystane negatywy przygotowywano pocztowki wydawane jako pocztowki fotograficzne (zwykle czarnobiale) lub jako pocztowki wydawane drukiem (barwne). Fotografie z koncowki lat 60. i 70. XX. w. wykorzystywane owczesnie i w latach 80. XX. w. Rzadkie, czarnobiale odbitki (pozytywy) wykonane co najwyzej w kilku egz.; Uwagi: Fotografie przedstawiaja: palac (3), wnetrza palacu (4), przebudowane stajnie (1), dworek mysliwski (2), park palacowy (2).; Kategorie tematyczne: architektura dwory hotele parki i ogrody rezydencje, gospodarka rolnictwo lowiectwo (myslistwo) / Architektur Hotels/Hotel Landhäuser/Landhaus Parke und Gärten/Park und Garten Residenzen/Residenz, Wirtschaft Landwirtschaft Jagdwesen / architecture hotels/hotel manors/manor parks and gardens/park and garden rezydencje/residences, manors/residence, manor, economy agriculture hunting / photography;

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        Minamata : Life-Sacred and Profane.

      Japan, n.p. (1973). First edition. Folio. Loose sheets in folding pictorial and lettered chemise. A very good copy of this uncommon and beautifully produced portfolio consisting of twelve cm. 28 x 40 beautifully reproduced images from W. Eugene Smith's landmark photo essay on the people of Minamata, Japan and the devasting effects of the local chemical plants on the local citizens and workers. Published to accompany the exhibition "Minamata. Life Sacred and Profane" presented at Seibu Department Store exhibition hall and in other Japanese cities. Accompanying is a chronology of Smith's life and work. Text in English and Japanese.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già Naturalistica]
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        El Capitan, Yosemite.

       July 30. 1973. Orig.-Buntstiftzeichnung. 55 x 42 cm. In sehr gutem Zustand.Vom Künstler eh. signiert, dat. u. bezeichnet. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Graphik, Künstlergraphik

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        Buchobjekt - Bookart - Neue Züricher Zeitung und schweizerisches Handelsblatt.

      Zürich 5 Juni - 25 Juli 1973 - Fernausgabe Nr. 151 - Nr. 200 in beigefarbene Leinwand gebunden. Folio. Der Vordereinband mit bunten genähten Stoffrosen besetzt. Auf dem Vorsatz signiert und datiert. - Unikat. 2000 gr. Einband mit besonderer Ausstattung [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Christel Morner Buch und Kunst]
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        Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumskunde. Band 1-35 + 2 Registerbände. [37 Bde.].

      de Gruyter Berlin, - ca22200 S. Erscheinungsjahre: 1973-2008. Band 1: Aachen - Bajuwaren. 2. Bake - Billigkeit. 3. Bilrost - Brunichilde. 4. Brunnen Chronologie. 5. Chronos - dona. 6. Donar-porr - Einbaum.Band 7: Einfach Formen - Eugippius. 8. Euhemerismus - Fichte. 9. Fiedel - Friedlosigkeit. 10. Friesen, Otto von - Gelübde. 11. Gemeinde - Geto-dakische Kultur und Kunst. 12. Getränke - Greiftiersitl. 13. Greifvögel - Hardeknut. 14. Harfe und Leier - Hludana-Hlooyn. 15. Hobel - Iznik. 16. Jadwingen - Kleindichtung. 17. Kleine Götter - Landschaftsarchäologie. 18. Landschaftsrecht - Loxstedt. 19. Luchs - Metrum. 20. Metuonis - Naturwissenschaftliche Methoden. 21. Naualia - Ostfold. 22. Östgötalag - Pfalz und Pfalzen. 23. Pfalzel - Quaden. 24. Quadriburgium - Rind. 25. Rindenboot - Rzucewo-Kultur. 26. Saal - Schenkung. 27. Schere - Secundus von Trient. 28. Seddin - Skiringssal. 29. Skirnismal - Stiklestad. 30. Stil - Tisso. 31. Tiszalök - Vadomarius. 32. Vä - Vulgarrecht. 33. Waagen und Gewichte - Wielandlied. 34. Wielbark-Kultur - Zwölften. 35. Speckstein - Zwiebel (Nachträge und Ergänzungen). Registerband 1: Autoren, Stichwörter, Fachregister, Abkürzungsverzeichnis. Registerband 2: Alphabetisches Register. Inklusive 52seitiger Alphabet-Stichwortliste. [37 Bd.]. Guter Zustand Mit zahlr. Abb. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 Leinen mit Schutzumschlag fest gebunden [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Awakenings.

      London: Duckworth, 1973. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Oliver Sacks on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Hailed by The Washington Post as, "One of the most beautifully composed and moving works of our time." The Awakenings tells the story of sleeping-sickness epidemic of 1918 which caused hundreds of survivors to slip into a paralysis with similarities to advanced Parkinson's disease. These patients, only occasionally able to communicate or move, were nearly all institutionalized for life, their ranks increasing every now and then with similarly afflicted men and women. Sacks came to work at a long-term care facility shortly before the first exciting results with L-dopa and Parkinson's in the late 1960s; his patients soon embarked on dramatic, difficult recoveries from up to 50 years of torpor. He documents their spiritual and medical obstacles with great care to portray their individual personalities, long suppressed but finally released.

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        The Ancient and Present State of the County and City of Cork. Containing a Natural, Civil, Ecclesiastical, Historical and Topographical description thereof.

      The Fercor Press, Cork 1973 - Limited Edition Reprint of the original (Cork, John Connor, 1815). Two volumes (complete set). Cork, The Fercor Press, 1973. Octavo. Volume I: VII, (10), 428 pages. Volume II: VIII, 433, (6) pages. With all plates and maps included as reproductions. Original Hardcover. Extremely rare, limited reproduction of this important publication. This is No. 305 of pnly 400 copies printed. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Sprache: English Extremely rare, limited reproduction of this important publication. This is No. 305 of pnly 400 copies printed. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Thomas Pynchon and Bruce Allen Correspondence with Allen's working copies of Gravity's Rainbow for his influential Library Journal Review

      A small archive relating to critic Bruce Allen's seminal review of Gravity's Rainbow (published in the March 1, 1973 issue of Library Journal), including one Typed Letter Signed from Thomas Pynchon to Allen, responding with candor and appreciation to Allen's praise and commenting at length on Viking and the plight of the independent publisher "in an era of massive conglomeratizing." Pynchon's letter is together with Allen's three outgoing carbons of his letters to Pynchon, along with Allen's heavily annotated proof and first edition copies of Gravity's Rainbow, the former of which was used in composing his review. A detailed description available upon request. .

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        Poet and the Rent

      Flossmoor, Ill[inois].: David Mamet. 1973. First. Quarto. 41pp. Mimeographed playscript printed in purple, printed rectos only, prong-bound into manila folder, hand-titled by Mamet on front wrap: "Poet and the Rent by David Mamet. This Copy Belongs To David Mamet" and with the number "19" in upper right-hand corner. Very good or better. David Mamet's personal copy of his second play. The title-page bears his printed copyright notice for 1973, from his hometown of Flossmoor, Illinois. Heavily annotated throughout in his hand, with dialogue rewritten on the verso of the title page and on another page, and on the inside of both wrappers. Also bears a pencil sketch on the rear wrapper of what appears to be a set, presumably in his hand; as well as a separate laid-in mimeographed leaf on blue paper providing a rehearsal and performance schedule and the locations on the Goddard College campus where they would be held. The play was first performed in March of 1973 at Goddard College in Vermont, where Mamet was a student and taught. The original cast included Oscar-nominated actor William H. Macy, who was Mamet's student and frequent collaborator and who made his directorial debut with a 1975 version of the play. This is very much a working production copy, with Mamet making changes, striking out lines he didn't like, inserting new dialogue and noting new ideas as they occurred to him. From the estate of Fritzie Sahlins. Sahlins was a co-founder with her husband Bernie, of Second City Theater Troupe, and worked with Mamet on his first full-length play, The Duck Variations, one year earlier. This play was published much later as Poet and the Rent by Samuel French in 1981 as an acting edition and (adding a "The") as The Poet and the Rent by Grove Press in 1986 in the omnibus edition Three Children's Plays. Overall the most substantive, heavily annotated, and earliest playscript of Mamet's that we've seen. OCLC locates no copies, although the finding aid to Mamet's papers at the Ransom Center seems to indicate that they have a copy with corrections in an unknown hand. .

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        Thomas Pynchon and Bruce Allen Correspondence with Allen's working copies of Gravity's Rainbow for his influential Library Journal Review

      - A small archive relating to critic Bruce Allen's seminal review of *Gravity's Rainbow* (published in the March 1, 1973 issue of *Library Journal*), including one Typed Letter Signed from Thomas Pynchon to Allen, responding with candor and appreciation to Allen's praise and commenting at length on Viking and the plight of the independent publisher "in an era of massive conglomeratizing." Pynchon's letter is together with Allen's three outgoing carbons of his letters to Pynchon, along with Allen's heavily annotated proof and first edition copies of *Gravity's Rainbow*, the former of which was used in composing his review. A detailed description available upon request. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Linear and multilinear algebra. International Journal.

      Reading, Taylor & Francis, 1973/74-2001. - ISSN: 0308-1087. Titel rückseitig gestempelt und Buchrücken mit Bibliotheks-Signatur-Schild. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 35000 Rote Bibliotheksleineneinbände.

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        Stochastics / Stochastics and Stochastics Reports.

      Abingdon, Taylor & Francis, 1973/75-1994. - ISSN: 1744-2508, 0090-9491. Titel rückseitig gestempelt und Buchrücken mit Bibliotheks-Signatur-Schild. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 38000 Gr.-8°. Graue Bibliotheks-Leineneinbände. Bände 1 - 50 ohne die Bände 23/24 in 25 Bänden.

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        Les Dîners de Gala

      Paris: Draeger, Éditeur, 1973. Quarto. Original pictorial cloth, titles to spine and front board in white and black, illustrated endpapers. With the gold dust jacket and the original buff card slipcase. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. A fine copy. First edition, first impression, of Dali's classic cookery book of 136 recipes from Lasserre, La Tour d'Argent, Maxim's and Le Buffet de la Gare de Lyon (Le Train Bleu).

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        Lindbergh of Minnesota: a political biography. Foreword by Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr.

      Harcourt Brace [1973], New York - "First edition, 8vo, pp. xix, [1], 363; 33 illus. on rectos and versos of 8 plates; shadow from newsprint on front flyleaf, else fine in the jacket. Political biography of the aviator's father. Signed on the title-page by Lindbergh, Jr., the aviator, by the author, and also by Eva Lindbergh Christo Spaeth, Lindbergh's daughter. Accompanied by the program of events for the opening of the Lindbergh Interpretive Center: Minnesota Historical Society Welcomes You to Opening Ceremonies Lindbergh State Park, Little Falls, Minnesota " a program which brought Lindbergh to his boyhood home for the last time, which is also signed and dated (Sept. 30, 1973) by Lindbergh who died shortly after this visit." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        "Lindbergh of Minnesota: a political biography. Foreword by Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr."

      New York: Harcourt Brace. [1973]. "First edition, 8vo, pp. xix, [1], 363; 33 illus. on rectos and versos of 8 plates; shadow from newsprint on front flyleaf, else fine in the jacket. Political biography of the aviator's father. Signed on the title-page by Lindbergh, Jr., the aviator, by the author, and also by Eva Lindbergh Christo Spaeth, Lindbergh's daughter. Accompanied by the program of events for the opening of the Lindbergh Interpretive Center: Minnesota Historical Society Welcomes You to Opening Ceremonies Â… Lindbergh State Park, Little Falls, MinnesotaÂ…"" a program which brought Lindbergh to his boyhood home for the last time, which is also signed and dated (Sept. 30, 1973) by Lindbergh who died shortly after this visit."

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        The exchange of bibliographic data and the MARC format : proceedings of the International Seminar on the MARC Format and the Exchange of Bibliographic Data in Machine Readable Form, Berlin, June 14th - 16th 1971 = Austausch bibliographischer Daten und das MARC Format. Arbeitsstelle für Bibliothekstechnik bei der Staatsbibliothek Preussischer Kulturbesitz. [Organized by the Arbeitsstelle für Bibliothekstechnik in collab. with the IFLA Committee of Mechanization], Bibliothekspraxis ; Bd. 6

      München-Pullach ; Berlin : Verl. Dokumentation, 1973 - 196 S. : graph. Darst. ; 22 cm Ausgetragenes Bibliotheksexemplar, Deckel mit einzelnen leichten Gebrauchsspuren, Kopfschnitt mit minimalen Lagerspuren ISBN: 3794040066 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 360

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        Cetology. A systematized exhibition of the whale in his broad genera: natural history excerpts from "Moby Dick" edited and illustrated by Ronald Keller

      The Red Angel Press, New York and Bremen, Maine 1973 - Designer binding on artist's book, the text from an edition of 100 copies, all signed and numbered by artist / printer / publisher, Ronald Keller. Page size: 9-5/8 x 10-3/4 inches; 48pp. Bound by Coleen Curry: extraordinary design extending across both panels, executed in gray water buffalo leather binding with laced on boards and sewn 'montage sur onglets' on cords (enabling complete opening of the 5 double-page spreads and the shaped text surrounding these woodcuts; edge-to-edge gray water buffalo leather doublures; blue, gray and silver silk embroidered end bands - just enough sparkle to suggest sea spray; okawara paper hand-dyed blue and gray by binder used for fly leaves and onglets. The inlay across the cover is collaged layers of top and back pared leathers, pressed and sanded multiple times to create texture and depth; collage mounted on an alligator belly split that was pre-tooled with silver foil using binder's custom made brass roulette. The title, CETOLOGY, is tooled in silver gilt on front panel to right of bas relief, the letters in all caps in a barely perceptible arabesque (think gentle wave swell). Both inlay and collage painted with micaceous iron oxide, silver, gray, blue acrylics. The original brown covers with Ronald Keller's woodengraving of whale skeleton in black are bound in at the beginning of the book. Signed by the artist, Coleen Curry, and dated 2016, with her artist's device, in silver gilt on bottom left back turn-in. Housed in custom-made blue cloth over boards clamshell box lined with gray suede, gray buffalo leather label on spine with title in silver gilt, smaller leather label with author's name at bottom. The artist notes her design inspiration was threefold: 1) Melville's text and Keller's art regarding the remarkable size range of cetaceans from a 1.5 meter porpoise to the majestic 30 meter blue whale, 2) her own fascination with how some whales carry up to 1000 pounds of whale barnacles on their bodies and, serendipitously, 3) her bindery overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Northern California where her design process was inspired by a dozen sightings of a mother Humpback and her calf breaching off the coast during in the late fall of 2015. She tells us she strove to create textured barnacles, the salty fresh scent of a turbulent ocean, and the awesome graceful motion of cetaceans swimming in light shimmering waves. The collage attempts to create that motion and texture by suggesting an abstracted pod of cetaceans varying in size and class. Ms. Curry has admirably succeeded. Her binding more than a cover; it is a bas-relief that is elegance itself. The entire production is wonderfully executed and perfectly suited to the natural world that both she and Ronald Keller, inspired by Melville's great text, sought to capture.Ronald Keller's text is hand set and printed letterpress in Plantin and Times Roman on straw-colored laid paper. The seven pages with original woodcuts by Ronald Keller are printed on straw colored Nideggen paper. Of these, two are triple gate fold pages with shaped text surrounding the woodcut images of two whales. These two woodcuts are printed in brown and black. The remaining images are printed in black (bit of smudging from woodcuts). The size of each mammal is in proportion to the others. A most ambitious first book, succeeding admirably, enhanced by this graceful binding by Ms. Curry. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
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        The Black Doll: A Silent Film

      NY: Gotham Book Mart, 1973. Gorey, Edward. First edition. One of twenty-six lettered copies, signed by the author, Edward Gorey, designated for use by the author and the publisher. A picture of a black doll pasted to the front cover is the only illustration. Minor fingernail dent to spine where it was pulled from the slipcase, else fine in black boards and slipcase. (Toledano A49a).

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      Allen Lane, London 1973 - Hardcover. First British edition. This is the first British edition of Williams's classic novel of life in academia. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. A beautiful copy. Front flap is clipped but publisher's price of "£2.50 net" is present. A recent bestseller in Europe, the novel has continued to gain recoganition with many scholars calling it the "best novel you never read." Wrote Julian Barnes recently: "It is good, and it has considerable substance, and gravity, and continuation in the mind afterwards." The British edition was published 10 years after the U.S. edition and is far more difficult to find, especially in collectible condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Uomo con bastone.

      1973 - E’ morto a 92 anni l’ artista che immortalò Mussolini e Goebbels. Ma dal ’37 fu un antifascista in rivolta contro ogni potere Winkler, lo scultore di regime che divenne re della provocazione In un bronzetto aveva raffigurato il "critico d’ arte" col sedere piatto e la testa a forma di sciacquone mentre scrive vuote parole nell’ aria. L’ opera illustra con eloquenza il reciproco disamore fra la critica e Othmar Winkler, lo scultore altoatesino morto l’ altro ieri notte all’ ospedale Santa Chiara di Trento all’ eta’ di novantadue anni. Dalla vita burrascosa e solitaria appare chiaro che Winkler non ha fatto molto per guadagnare consensi. La sua ultima provocazione e’ del ’ 95. Invitato a una collettiva della Provincia di Trento, mando’ un "Enigma di Pinocchio" con appeso al naso del burattino un barattolo di feci personali per contestare la "degenerazione dell’ arte"; l’ opera gli venne respinta perche’ la "merda d’ artista" aveva gia’ avuto, nel 1961, il noto precedente di Piero Manzoni. Eppure ci fu un periodo, sette anni su novantadue, in cui Winkler fu lo scultore piu’ "ufficiale" che si possa immaginare: nel 1931, dopo aver visitato una sua mostra al Circolo della Stampa di Roma, Mussolini volle posare per lui (due ore al giorno per due settimane). Come d’ abitudine, l’ esempio del duce fu immediatamente seguito dai gerarchi: e Winkler scolpi’ i busti di Ciano, Teruzzi, De Bono, De Vecchi, Bottai, Marinetti e persino di Goebbels che ando’ a ritrarre fino a Berlino. Scultore di regime, dunque, e al piu’ alto livello. Ma un bel giorno, nel 1937, addio camicie nere. Il trentenne Othmar butto’ in strada i busti in gesso dei gerarchi, fuori dal suo studio romano di via XX Settembre, e prese il treno braccato dalla polizia. Fini’ a Oslo, dove frequento’ il pittore Edvard Munch e divenne antifascista, convinzione che si rinforzo’ l’ anno dopo quando, a Berlino, fu testimone degli orrori perpetrati dai nazisti contro gli ebrei nella "notte dei cristalli". Nel dopoguerra, il suo estro ribelle si diresse contro la classe dirigente ("i politici di oggi mi sembrano peggio di quegli altri, che se non altro avevano una corrusca grandezza" disse), in chiave soprattutto anticlericale, come quando raffiguro’ un cardinale in sella a un maiale, con la falce e martello sulla stola; oppure come quando le suore di Maria Bambina gli ordinarono una "Via crucis" e lui le ripago’ con i grattacieli e la locomotiva del Progresso che schiacciavano il Cristo, mentre la spada dell’ Anticristo era coperta da un ramoscello d’ ulivo. Allegorie bizzarre, se vogliamo contorte, indubbiamente eccentriche come il suo modo di essere ribelle e solitario, di volta in volta fascista e antifascista, anarchico e comunista, blasfemo e credente; che nel bene e nel male racchiude i tormenti di un secolo lungo quanto la sua vita. Cesare Medail. Firmato in basso a destra. Formato: China acquerellata su carta di cm 64x50. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

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        LE 6° COUP DE MINUIT.


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        Image formation by induced local interactions: examples employing nuclear magnetic resonance" in Nature 242, 1973, pp. 190-191

      - FIRST EDITION OF THE NOBEL PRIZE WINNING PAPER IN WHICH LAUTERBUR HIS INVENTION AND GENERATION OF THE FIRST MRI (Magnetic Resonance Images). Lauterbur is known as the father of the MRI, an invention whose benefits can hardly be overstated. Working in 1973 at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, the American chemist Paul Lauterbur "developed a way to generate the first MRI in 2D and 3D, using gradients" (Nature Physics Portal). In this paper, Lauterbur describes his imaging technique - one that removed the usual resolution limits due to the wavelength of the imaging field. To do this, "[Lauterbur] used two fields: one interacting with the object under investigation, the other restricting this interaction to a small region. Rotation of the fields relative to the object produces a series of one-dimensional projections of the interacting regions, from which two- or three-dimensional images of their spatial distribution can be reconstructed" (ibid). Image formation, then, involves "a point in an object characterized through its joint interaction with two external fields. The method is demonstrated by producing images of two water-filled glass capillaries using NMR techniques. "First a linear magnetic field gradient is imposed on the object, and then the protons of the water are also exposed to a radio frequency (RF) field. Since the expected resonance frequency and relaxation times of the proton depend on the local magnetic field, the gradient creates a spatial 'scan' of the NMR properties of the object. If the direction of the gradient is rotated relative to the object, a MRI can be built up" (Gedeon, Science and Technology in Medicine, 499). Lauterbur shared the 2003 Nobel Prize in Medicine with Mansfield for discoveries concerningMRI. CONDITION & DETAILS: Full volume. London: Macmillan. 4to. (11 x 8.25 inches; 275 x 206mm). Ex-libris bearing only a small stamp on the first page. The volume is assembled from individual issues so there is no title page or table of contents. No wrappers. Handsomely and professionally rebound in half leather. 5 raised bands at the spine, gilt-ruled. One red morocco label; one black morocco label; both gilt-lettered. Tightly and very solidly bound. Clean and bright throughout. Very good condition.

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        Captain Cook's Florilegium. A selection of engravings from the drawings of plants collected by Joseph Banks and Daniel Solander on Captain Cook's first voyage to the islands of the Pacific, with accounts of the voyage by Wilfrid Blunt and of the botanical explorations and prints by W.T. Stearn [with] Captain Cook's Florilegium: A note on its production by Joy Law, 1976

      London: Royal College, 1973. Large folio, with 30 engravings; a fine copy, in the original black Nigerian goatskin and Japanese silk, housed in a protective buckram case. One of the finest botanical productions of all time. The Royal College of Art's printing of these original eighteenth-century copper-plates appeared in an edition of only 100 numbered copies on specially handmade paper, presented in a specially designed binding by Zaehnsdorf of London. The edition was fully subscribed long before it was completed.When Cook's first voyage returned to London, the original botanical drawings were made into detailed and accurate paintings under Banks' supervision, with reference to the collection of actual specimens. Following this they were engraved, and we know that Banks intended to oversee full publication of the collection of engravings. In fact, only a proof impression was made and the undertaking abandoned. The British Museum (Natural History) holds the original copper-engraved plates, as well as the drawings and specimens themselves, and a set of the proof impressions made from the copper-engravings.Between 1900 and 1905 lithographic copies were made of 318 of these proof impressions and published as "Illustrations of Australian Plants collected in 1770". The copper-plates themselves remained unused, until in 1960 it was decided that the Royal College of Art should print a selection of the most beautiful. The result, after thirteen years of planning and trials, was this splendid production, which for the first time showed the extraordinary strength of the images. Perfectly printed, rich impressions in strong black ink, they show the important botany of the Cook voyage to great advantage, and at the same time make it a matter for regret that no eighteenth-century edition appeared.

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        Die Wappen des preußischen Adels 1. bis 3. Teil, komplett in drei Bänden. Reprografischer Nachdruck von Siebmacher s Wappenbuch. 1.Teil: Bd.III, 1.Abth. Der Adel des Königreichs Preußen . Grafen und Freiherren (Nürnberg 1859). Bd. III, 2. Abth.: Edelleute. Durchpaginiert 491 S., 512 Tfn. Und Anhang mit 43 S., 30 Tfn. // 2. Teil: Bd. VII, 2 Abth. Preußische Grafen und Freiherren. Ergänzungsband 55 S., 34 Tfn. Bd, III, 2.Abth, 2.Bd, 2.Tl: Der preußische Adel. Freiherren und Grafen 43 S., 30 Tfn. Bd. III, 2.Abth., 2.Bd.,1.Tl. Der preußische Adel. Edelleute (Nachträge und Verbesserungen) 230 S., 180 Tfn. // Teil 3: Bd.IV, 4.Abth. Ausgestorbener preußischer Adel, Provinz Preußen (Ost- und Westpreußen) (Nürnberg 1874) 120 S., 82 Tfn. Bd. VII, 3.A

      Bauer & Raspe, Neustadt a.d. Aisch , 1981, 1978. 1973 - 28 x 19,5 cm. Drei uniforme blaue Originalleinbände mit goldgeprägten Titeln auf dem Einband. Text zweispaltig gesetzt, teilweise ganzseitige s/w Abbildungen der Wappen. Sehr gute Exemplare. (= J. Siebmacher s Grosses Wappenbuch Bände 14, 15 und 16). IlluUeb

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        Dance Hall of the Dead

      U.S.A.: Harper & Row 1973 - A fine first edition in a fine dust jacket, inscribed by Tony Hillerman. First Edition stated on the copyright page. Former owner's signature. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Signed 1973 Gene Davis Three Aces Lithograph

      1973 - "Three Aces" by Gene Davis, Signed Lithograph printed in 1973 from an edition size of 75. The overall is size of the Lithograph is 29.75 x 40.25 inches. The condition of this piece has been graded as B: Very Good Condition, with signs of handling or age. Here is some supplemental information about the Lithograph: Signed, Dated, and Numbered out of 75 in pencil.Davis's first solo exhibition of drawings was at the Dupont Theater Gallery in 1952, and his first exhibition of paintings was at Catholic University in 1953. A decade later he participated in the "Washington Color Painters" exhibit at the Washington Gallery of Modern Art in Washington, DC, which traveled to other venues around the US, and launched the recognition of the Washington Color School as a regional movement in which Davis was a central figure. The Washington painters were among the most prominent of the mid-century color field painters. Though he worked in a variety of media and styles, including ink, oil, acrylic, video, and collage, Davis is best known by far for his acrylic paintings (mostly on canvas) of colorful vertical stripes, which he began to paint in 1958. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Breakfast of Champions

      Delacorte Press, New York 1973 - First edition copy, very good in a near fine dust jacket, priced $7.95. Bind is tight and page are clean and stiff. Boards are bright orange, no fading. Signature on half title page matches gilt signature on front board. Page 267 has very short corner crease. Top edge shows small water marks but they do not have any effect on pages. Dust jacket is near fine, bright colors, not price clipped. 295 pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Action dokumentation / documentary "Tak . 1973 A. DUDEK-DÜRER" / Dokumentacja akcji "Tak . 1973 A. DUDEK-DÜRER"

      - Typ: photography / fotografia; Sygnatura: The unsigned photography. / Fotografia niesygnowana.; Technika: The photography - gelatin silver print / Fotografia - odbitka zelatynowo-srebrowa; Format: 172x1122 mm.; Datowanie: 1973.; Inf o autorze: A. Dudek-Dürer (born in 1953) the Wroclaw performer and multi-media artist, a graphics designer, a photographer, poet, he claims to be the incarnation of Albrecht Dürer, he udnerlines in his works spiritual, metaphisical and telepathic as well as meditational themes/motifs in the idea of religious synctretism.A. Dudek-Dürer (ur. 1953) wroclawski performer i artysta sztuki mediow, grafik, fotograf, poeta, artysta uwaza siebie za inkarnacje Albrechta Dürera, w tworczosci silnie podkresla watki duchowe, metafizyczno-telepatyczne i medytacyjne w duchu religijnego synkretyzmu.; Uwagi: The photography described on the back with a ballpen. Vintage print.Fotografia opisana na odwrocie dlugopisem.The Polish Neo-Avantgarde - Polska neoawangarda. (K074); The photography in extremely fine condition. / Fotografia w ladnym stanie.

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        Egyptian Hieroglyphs

      Canton: Institute of Further Studies. (1973). First. First edition. [52]pp. Stapled illustrated wrappers. Staples pulling a bit, slight stain on one corner, else near fine. Inscribed by Sanders: "For Paul with highest regards - Ed. Mar '74." The recipient, Paul Fitzgerald, was the well-respected and pugnacious head attorney for Charles Manson and the members of "The Family" during the sensational trial in 1970 for the grisly Tate-LaBianca murders. Sanders wrote the definitive book on the cult of Manson and his followers, The Family, the complete and authoritative account of the career of Manson. He also dedicated the Japanese edition of The Family to Fitzgerald. .

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        Another Roadside Attraction.

      London: W. H. Allen, 1973 - Octavo. Original pale purple boards, titles to spine gilt. With the pictorial dust jacket. An excellent copy in a lightly toned jacket. First UK edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To James O'Roark, with those things that make the heat of life hottest. Onward, upward, backward, sideways and forever,Tom Robbins". Another Roadside Attraction, Robbins's first novel was first published in the US in 1972. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        T. Orchids Revolutionary Catalogue & 1st A. O. C. Cat

      White Lotus, Bangkok 1973 - T. Orchids Revolutionary Catalogue & 1st A. O. C. Cat [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Flashman at the Charge.

      London: Barrie and Jenkins (1973). - First British printing. 8vo. 286 pp. Map endpapers. Original red boards. SIGNED by Fraser on the title page. Spinal extremities lightly bumped else tight, near fine in a bright DJ with just a touch of spinal sunning else fine. Uncommon signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        How Did We Find Out About Numbers?...

      New York: Walker and Company, (1973). Thin 8vo. 63pp. Illustrated in black and white. Red textured paper over boards. Spine printed in black. Upper board embossed in blind with a design by the illustrator. Inscribed on the front free endpaper by Asimov: "For Rick Harrison...." A fine copy. The dustwrapper is not price-clipped and shows the original $4.50 price. It is lightly toned with age else fine. Scarce signed. Fine / Fine....

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        Fini, Leonor.- Les descriptions merveilleuses.

      O.O., Éditions d'Art Agori, 1973. - 4°. 38 nnum. Bll. Mit 10 sign. Orig.-Radierungen von Leonor Fini. Im Orig.-Umschlag auf Japon nacré. In marmor. Orig.- Papp-Kassette. Ebenso im Kolophon von der Künstlerin signiert. - Eins von 10 num. Exemplaren (Gesamtauflage: 255) der Vorzugsausgabe mit 1 signierten Original-Tuschezeichnung und 1 Orig.-Kupferplatte zu der Radierung "Mademoiselle Amanda" in einer Extrasuite. Zeichnung und Kupferplatte machen das Werk zum Unikat. - Kanten der Kassette etwas berieben. - De même signé dans le colophon par l'artiste. - L'un des 10 num. copies (tirage total: 255) l'édition spéciale avec 1 signé dessin original d'encre et de la plaque de cuivre 1 orig gravure "Mademoiselle Amanda" dans une suite supplémentaire. - Les bords de la cassette légèrement frottées. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        In der Oper. (Entscheidung der Frage, ob den Schwämmen Bewußtsein zukommt).

      Hamburg. Griffelkunst-Vereinigung. 1973. 45,4 x 62,8 cm. Tadellos frisches Exemplar. Edition für die Griffelkunst-Vereinigung, 1973. Offsetlithographie in Schwarz und Braunb auf grünem Velourspapier. Eins von 564 Exemplaren, signiert vorne unten rechts S. Polke.[Vgl. Becker / von der Osten. Polke - Die Editionen, Nr. 31, S. 96, mit Abbildung]. Versand D: 2,00 EUR 20. Jahrhundert / 20th Century, Deutschland / Germany, Kunst, Editionen, Grafik

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      MIT Press, 1973 Hardcover 1st Printing in $15.00-priced dust jacket, Near Fine in Near Fine, no remainder or text markings, NOT ex-lib, jacket mildly rubbed with some scratches & 2 very small closed tears at top flap fold & bottom spine fold, neat name/date to endpaper, else a Fine exemplary copy of this legendary photo book, impossibly scarce in cloth (dj in mylar protector). First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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        Interaction of Color. Die Wechselbeziehung der Farbe.

      Starnberg, Keller, 1973. 2 Bde. 4°. 7 S., 47 S. + 81 Tafeln. Lose Blattsammlung in OLd.-Mappe sowie OLd., alles im OSchuber. DEA. Mit allen 81 Tafeln sowie beiliegender Briefkarte mit faksimilierten Text von Albers. - Schuber gering fleckig, leichte Lichtschatten. - \"... Interaction of Color ist keine Farblehre - es ist eine Verhaltensforschung der Farbe; eine Relativitätstheorie der Farbe. Farbe kann man nicht lehren, Interaction of Color ist ein Buch der Erfahrung mit der Farbe...\" (Zitat Wieland Schmid). Versand D: 7,00 EUR Kunst

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        A ce titre. Réponse au libelle de Charondas. Essai de catalogue de l?aristocratie française titrée contemporaine. Tomes I à LVII.

      Compédit Beauregard / Copie Edition 1973 - 1997, La Ferté-Macé / Paris, - 2060pages, nombreux tableaux généalogiques, Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Byron's Letters and Journals 1798-1824. Edited by Leslie A Marchand. NEAR FINE SET IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPERS

      John Murray,, [1973-1994]. 12 vols., 8vo., First Edition, with coloured and monochrome frontispieces; original red cloth gilt, gilt backs, red tops, a near fine set in unclipped dustwrapper. Marchand's edition presents the complete and unexpurgated text of all the letters available in manuscript and the full printed text of all others. The set comprises Vol. I: In My Hot Youth 1798-1810; Vol. II: Famous in My Time 1810-1812; Vol. III: Alas! The Love of Women 1813-1814; Vol. IV: Wedlock's the Devil 1814-1815; Vol. V: So Late into the Night 1816-1817; Vol. VI: The Flesh is Frail; Vol. VII: Between Two Worlds 1820; Vol. VIII: Born for Opposition 1821; Vol. IX: In the Wind's Eye 1821-1822; Vol. X: A Heart for Every Fate 1822-1823; Vol. XI: For Freedom's Battle 1823-1824; Vol. XII: The Trouble of an Index. COMPLETE SETS ARE VERY SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION

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