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        THE WATERFOWL OF THE WORLD Four Volumes

      ARCO, NY 1973 - In Near Fine Slipcase; One dust jacket has a tiny tear; Slipcase: A few very minor rubs; Color Plates and distribution maps [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gravelly Run Antiquarians]
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        AMERGIN. The White Stag: An Enigma of the Forest. The ORIGINAL 1st DRAFT MSS.

      1973 - Sven Berlin was a poet, a painter, a sculptor, a dancer and a writer. His 1962 roman-a-clef novel The Dark Monarch, a work written with the prime motive of venting Berlin's personal anger over the hypocrisies of an over- close and competitive art St. Ives art colony, was not well received by his fellow art colony members, who all too easily recognized themselves within the pages of the text. The book was withdrawn after four successful libel actions. Contrary to what some writers report, Berlin did not abandon the genre of fiction following the unpleasantness that The Dark Monarch brought. In 1964 he published his novel Jonah's Dream: A Meditation on Fishing, a volume full of Berlin's accomplished and sensitive vignettes of fish and fishermen, and in 1971, his knowledge of the gypsy counter-culture emerged in his novel Dromengo: Man of the Road. It would be a full seven years before Amergin appeared. The story is a mystical fable of encounters between a man, a woman, and a stag in ÒThe Great Forest in the South.Ó Berlin writes of himself:I have always had to contend with the problems of painting, sculpture, and writing as three aspects of one personal express in an attempt to reach full realization and understanding of the world in which I find myself, which is the purpose of my life - and to investigate material experience with spirit by imagination. Beauty of form with poetic insight is the unattainable target.Chris Stevens of the Guardian wrote on January 4, 2000: ÒSven Berlin, who has died aged 88, was a dancer, painter, sculptor, poet, and writer of fiction, biography and autobiography. As one of the last great British bohemians, he established a reputation in the conservative environment of postwar St. Ives, with his long hair, beard, eccentric dress and earring. Sadly, his fame was never matched by his reputation as an artist.ÓMany of Berlin's publications drew upon personal experience. Berlin was part of the D-Day invasions of World War II, having rejected his former stance of conscientious objector, but the experience led to a breakdown and he returned to Cornwall to find restitution through his art. From that time on, the redemptive, restorative and spiritual power of art and nature would remain his guiding principle. The same theme runs through his works, including the two volumes of his 'autosvenography': The Coat of Many Colours and Virgo in Exile, that being a belief in the abstract and mystical forces that guide both nature and humankind. His writing is rich in imagery and metaphor, exhibiting an often dream-like quality. This manuscript is no exception. Hand-made paper wrappers. 39 cream, clay-coated A4 leaves (23 x 32 cm.) and one sheet (25.3 x 20.3 cm.) comprising the text; 14 (twelve 20.3 x 25.3 cm. and two 20.3 x 19.8 cm.) loose sheets containing splendid pen and ink (black) drawings used as illustrations; one sheet with Berlin's notes in blue ink as to placement of the illustrations (17.3 x 10 cm.); and one sheet (20.3 x 30.4 cm.) with chapter notes, directions to the typist, table of contents, etc., written in red, blue, green and black ink. An intriguing manuscript written in Berlin's strong hand with his large, bold illustrations, rich in imagery and metaphor; an important and interesting artifact of this fascinating and colorful novelist/artist.

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        DANCE HALL OF THE DEAD

      NY: Harper & Row, (1973) - Very Fine pristine, obviously unread First Edition of the late author's third Jim Chee mystery, a stunning copy. This collector's copy signed and inscribed by the author on the half-title page: For Betty Bauer & / Marian Love / with regards / Tony Hillerman [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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        Dance Hall of the Dead (signed 1st)

      Harper Row 1973 - First edition 1st printing, Very Good to Near Fine book, may be unread, has light edge wear, slight touch of age yellowing along edges of boards, with a blue ballpoint gift inscription on the mostly blue front end page that is nearly invisible, in a Good to Very Good jacket that is lightly rubbed, slightly soiled back panel, light yellowing of spine, wear at spine ends with closed tears and loss of color and small triangular chips. Edgar winner. A nice copy of a fragile production that is signed by Hillerman on the title page; now housed in a Fine, custom, carmel cloth-covered clamshell box. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Squid Ink Books]
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        STUDY FOR TITHYMALIAN LANDSCAPE. ORIGINAL PENCIL DRAWING/DRAFT FOR ENGRAVING

      (np), (np) 1973 - Finished pencil drawing on 12 x 15 inch white poster board. Signed and dated "1973" and titled "Study for Tithymalian Landscape" by Moser at the bottom of the drawing. This drawing was done in preparartion for his wood engraving of the same name. Three small faint discolor spots (perhaps coffee spots) one of which is in the drawing, and faint toning along the top edge; reverse top left quarter has Moser's pencilled study-in-progress of a housefront facade. Near Fine condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        A Collection of Children's & Young Adult books published by Abelard-Schuman (1956-1973)

      Abelard-Schuman; Criterion Books, London, New York 1973 - A collection of 126 children's books, books for young adults, as well as some works for adults, published by Abelard-Schuman and their affiliate Criterion Books, from the private library of Lew and Frances Schwartz, the firm owners. They were published between 1956 and 1973, with most dating from the 1960s. Most are first editions, including many Advance Review copies, in good or very good condition. All are in their original dustwrappers. In its heyday Abelard-Schuman was a small but active quality firm owned by the husband-wife team of Lew and Frances Schwartz, with offices in London, New York and Toronto. Frances was a specialist in juvenile books, thus this became the specialty of the house, along with science-fiction and fantasy, mysteries, and historical surveys, aimed primarily at young adults, but also including some novels for adults. The firm also specialized in new and up and coming authors, the best known being Isaac Asimov, and illustrators such as Franz Josef Tripp, Michael Foreman, and others. In 1960 the firm purchased Criterion Books, which also specialized in young adult books. Throughout the 1960s the Abelard-Schuman/Criterion imprint retained its prestige and earned its bread and butter principally through sales to libraries. Thus it is rare to find an Abelard-Shuman book without library markings, and as the survival rate of children's and young adult books is notoriously low in any event, this is an unusually nice collection. Some notable titles include *For The King* by Ronald Welch [pseudonym of Ronald Oliver Felton], *Pyewacket* by Rosemary Weir, *The Wise Man of Schilda* and *The Little Ghost* by Otfried Preussler (both illustrated by F.J. Tripp), and the novel *A Jack Is a King* Inscribed by the author Norman Keifetz to Lew Schwartz. A detailed description of the archive is available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Jean Tinguely "Meta". (livre valise)

      - Paris, Pierre Horay Editeur, 1973. 30,9 : 22,1 cm. 363 S. mit sehr zahlr. meist s/w, teils gefalt. Foto-Tafeln u. Abb. Farbig illustr. Orig.-Leinen mit Traggriff und Kofferschloss (Koffer-Einband / reliure valise). Sehr schönes Exemplar der französischen Ausgabe mit Original-Maschinen-Zeichnung (Meta-Matic No. 6) in Pink und Grün, von Tinguely in Bleistift signiert sowie Mono Single Schallplatte (33 1/3 rpm) "Sounds belonging to Pontus Hultén's book on Jean Tinguely's work, "Méta". - Bedeutendes Katalogobjekt. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        Jean Tinguely : 'Meta'

      Pierre Horay Editeur, Paris 1973 - (Paris). (1973). 4to. 1st French edition. With original machine drawing by Tinguely and 'Meta-Matic', No. 6. Includes vinyl record attached at rear. This copy INSCRIBED by Hulten. Some soiling and rubbing to case. Faint toning to leaves. Rust marks to r.f.e.p. from pin holding down the record. VG in publisher's locking case. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Strand Book Store, ABAA]
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        Le lucertole blu

      Giorgio Upiglio, Milano 1973 - Stampato in 125 copie numerate, la nostra copia n.9 , firma di Osvaldo Patani , allegata una cartelletta contenente 18 acqueforti originali protette da velina, di Cassinari, Cavaliere,L.Crippa,Fasce, Korompay, Lattanzi,Longoni, Massarani, L.Matti, Meloni,Minguzzi,Pozzi,Rossello,Somarè,Treccani,Vemil, Veronesi, Virduzzo , numerate e firmate da ogni singolo artista , nostra copia 9/125 , il volume rilegato, brossura, copertina con aletta, sovracoperta in velina trasparente,custodia cartonata , formato 24x30, pagine 110, illustrato, ottime condizioni - 16119

      [Bookseller: Antonio Pennasilico]
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        A Bagagem Do Viajante: Cronicas.

      Ed. Futura, Lisboa 1973 - First Edition of this early collection of essays by the future Nobel Prize- winning author. Octavo. Good in wrappers, as issued. Inscribed and dated by the author. Uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        RED BADGE OF COURAGE - A Facsimile Edition of the Manuscript

      Washington DC: NCR / Microcard Editions, 1973. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very good. 2 red cloth 4to. volumes in matching slipcase. Books near fine in a very good or better slipcase. Limited edition, one of 1000 numbered copies, this #24. THE DEDICATION COPY, inscribed by Fredson Bowers to Matthew Bruccoli to the dedication page in first voume: "...who had the imagination to / want this and then the courage / to get it into print - / Fredson Bowers / 6 July 1973." Additionally initialed by Bruccoli and signed by Frazer Clark to title page, the latter noting "Matt's copy." Also laid in is a TLS, about 65 words, from Bruccoli to Bowers expressing his pride at the final production of RED BADGE, his honor at being able to publish Bowers, and his joy at the dedication. He goes on to report positive initial orders and his expectations for the book's success. Below, on the same page, Bowers has typed his response, about 75 words. In it he expresses his wish that a different cloth for the binding had been used and suggesting the possibility of a cheaper reprint. Signed by Bowers below. Bruccoli (1931-2008) studied bibliography under Bowers. The two would go on to collaborate in various capacities on a number of other projects, including works on Nabokov as well as parts of the Dictionary of Literary Biography, but this was the first. An exceptional association between two of the most preeminent bibliographers (indeed arguable THE two most) of the 20th century.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller ]
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        Gravity's Rainbow

      Viking 1973 - First Edition, First Printing. This is a scarce REVIEW COPY with a review slip laid into the book. A superb dustjacket that is vibrant in color with NO chips or tears. 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 spectacular copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        GRAVITY'S RAINBOW

      NY: Viking, (1973) - Fine First Edition copy of the reclusive author's landmark third novel. At 760 pages, a massive opus in breadth and scope, as well as in major literary significance, this winner of the National Book Award was also awarded the prestigious William Dean Howells Medal for best work of fiction to appear in the United States over a five-year period. While many less-than-presentable copies appear on the market, this copy is truly fine, in its original first state dust jacket, bright and crisp, without the spine-fading endemic to this title, equally fine but for a single half-inch closed tear to the upper real panel and the most miniscule, really negligible, rubbing to the tips. A beautiful example. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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        Gravity's Rainbow

      Viking, New York 1973 - 1st edition/1st printing, Viking, 1973. 1 of 4000 copies printed in the 1st printing run, and very scarce with no fading to the spine of the 1st issue dustjacket with the $15 price, the code 0273 on the front flap, and the SBN number in white on the back panel. Straight, clean, tight book with the orange upper page edges unblemished and with no handwriting or soiling in the book, with just the usual small touch of softening to the cloth at the spine ends. The Near Fine+ price intact dustjacket is crisp, clean, unfaded, with a short uncreased wrinkle to the upper front panel, but otherwise without fault. Truly a lovely example of this scarce classic! 670348325 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: AAABOOKS (Authors & Artists)]
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        [Lithograph]: "D'apres Schatz"

      1973. Original lithograph in black and orange. Image size: 11.75" x 18.5" (with margins 16" x 23.25"). Glazed and framed. Hand Inscribed, titled, signed, and dated by Miller below image: "For Sydney Omarr -- 'D'apres Schatz -- Henry Miller 1973." Scene of the inside of an apartment with a naked man smoking on a bed, while a naked woman washes at a sink, and with a horse in the foreground. Unexamined out of the frame, but all indications are that the lithograph is in fine condition. Old label, contemporary with the frame, indicating the lithograph was framed in Santa Monica, California. Omarr was a close friend of Miller's and the "astrologer to the stars." He published a daily horoscope that appeared in more than 200 newspapers and his books of horoscopes sold over 50 million copies. He started out during the Second World War at the age of 17 when his predictions of horse races, boxing matches, and other sporting events were broadcast on Armed Forces Radio. Like Miller, Omarr surrounded himself with beautiful women and was the personal adviser to Jayne Mansfield, Rita Hayworth, Kim Novak, and Mae West, among others. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Picture Book II [SIGNED]

      Zeitlin & Ver Brugge, Los Angeles 1973 - 1/1000. 8vo. Unpaginated. Illustrated wrappers in original paper covered illustrated slipcase. Pages unopened. "'Picture Book II' is the clearest and most direct of titles. Yet its very simplicity calls for some comment in this complex age. It is indeed a book of pictures - pictures which are unified only by being the work of a single man. Jean Charlot considers it a collection of some of his personal motifs, analogous to a Liber Studiorum of an earlier age. Many subjects will be familiar to those who know the artist's oeuvre, though they wear new colors and new composition." Stunningly illustrated with 32 full page multi-color lithographs which the artist prefers to call 'chromolithographs.' Each plate is accompanied with text written by Charlot. Includes an additional color lithograph "Hawaiian Swimmer" signed in pencil by Charlot which is different from the one depicted in the book. This plate was not part of this edition and is laid-in. Colophon page is also signed by the artist and the printer, Lynton R. Kistler. A wonderful edition with both slipcase and book in very good - fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Shinjuku Guntoden 66/73

      Tokyo: Camera Mainichi and Barakei Gahosha 1973 - Description: Softcover with wraps. First edition. Scarce first work by Watanabe documenting the nightlife (and denizens) of the Kabukicho area of Shinjuku. Fragile book is complete and intact. Final few pages have some discoloring (tea stain?). Otherwise, inside pages are clean and in good condition. Altogether a good copy of a rare work. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: AboveParBooks]
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        Das frühe Plakat in Europa und den USA. Ein Bestandskatalog. 3 Bände (in 4 Bänden)., Forschungsunternehmen "19. Jahrhundert" d. Fritz Thyssen Stiftung. Bd. 1. Grossbritannien, Vereinigte Staaten von Nordamerika -- Bd. 2: Frankreich und Belgien -- Bd. 3: Deutschland.

      Berlin: Gebr. Mann, 1973-1980. - Umschläge leicht berieben, sonst gutes Exemplar. - Exemplar der Herausgeberin mit Zusatzmaterial und vereinzelten Korrekturen der Einträge. - Bd. 1. HEINZ SPIELMANN : Kunsthistorische Aspekte des frühen Plakats in England und den Vereinigten Staaten -- RUTH MALHOTRA : Die Literatur und ihr Plakat -- RUTH MALHOTRA : Zeittafel -- Bd. 2: CHRISTINA THON : Zur Geschichte des französischen und belgischen Plakats -- RUTH MALHOTRA : Die Welt der Bühne und ihre Plakate im Paris der Jahrhundertwende -- HEINZ PETERS: "Gallia" Der Opernsiegfried mit dem Petroleum-Gral -- RUTH MALHOTRA : Zeittafel -- Bd. 3: Die großen Städte, Berlin, München, aber auch Hamburg, Dresden und Karlsruhe, bilden die Schwerpunkte der frühen Plakatwerbung. Sie sind zugleich die Standorte der großen, berühmten Druckereien. Neben der lokalen Vielfalt sind die Stilrichtungen der "Graphik un 1900" angemessen vertreten: das historisierende Plakat, Jugendstil, der Sachstil der Industriekultur, der Expressionismus in seiner frühen Phase. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 5550

      [Bookseller: Fundus-Online GbR Borkert SchwarzZerfaß]
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        Gravity's Rainbow

      Viking Press, New York 1973 - First Printing (one of only 4,000 copies). Thick 8vo; [6], 760pp, with a pictorial title page. Publisher's orange cloth, the upper cover decorated in blind with the spine lettered in darker orange, in a first issue pictorial dust jacket, priced $15.00, with the publisher's code 0273 on the bottom of the front flap. About Fine (one corner rubbed, previous owner's name and date ton the front fly leaf); in an about Fine (head of spine lightly rubbed and creased, as is the front flap; small bookstore sticker affixed to front flap) jacket without any fading to the spine, a condition endemic to this title. Mead A3a. "'A screaming comes across the sky.' One of the most famous opening lines in literature might as well refer to the novel it sets off —Gravity's Rainbow, Thomas Pynchon's masterpiece, marks an event in literary history whose significance readers have argued and will argue for a long time, but which nobody can afford to ignore. Published in 1973, it is often considered as the postmodern novel, redefining both postmodernism and the novel in general." (Literary Encyclopedia) "This is the war book to end them all." (Burgess 99). Winner of the National Book Award for 1974. An outstanding copy of the author's scarce second and finest novel. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        Artemis Von Ephesos Und Verwandte Kultstatuen Aus Anatolien Und Syrien,

      Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1973 - Ausgetragenes Bibliotheksexemplar, ohne Schutzumschlag, mit zwei Karten über "Prägestätten der Münzen", 171 Tafeln einem Frontispiz und zwei Abbildungen 9004036776 Schneller Versand, mit Rechnung. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1360

      [Bookseller: Versand-Antiquariat Konrad von Agris]
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        THE GOD, BIG DOLL* R * Said Reverently

      X L Petroleum Pty Ltd, Melbourne / Australia - 1st Edition stated. Good condition, A satirical look at the petroleum industry, two stories "1973" and "1974" colour illustrations. 80 pages. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Facts & Fiction.]
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        Gravity's Rainbow [Julian Barnes' Copy of the British Proof, Signed]

      London: Jonathan Cape. (1973). The uncorrected proof copy of the first British edition of Pynchon's landmark third novel, winner of the National Book Award as well as the William Dean Howells Medal for the best work of fiction by an American over a five-year span. Not noted in Mead and in our experience considerably scarcer than even the scarce U.S. proof. This copy belonged to and is signed, in 1974, by Julian Barnes, author of Flaubert's Parrot; England, England; and Arthur & George; among many others. The signature precedes Barnes's first published book by six years. Barnes's bookplate inside front cover; rear cover creased; else fine in a spine-faded near fine proof dust jacket. First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        GRAVITY'S RAINBOW [with,] GRAVITY’S RAINBOW

      New York Viking Press 1973 - First Edition of this classic work. Accompanied by the first edition of the impression issued in paper wrappers. 8vo, publisher’s original orange cloth in the pictorial dustjacket; the wrappered copy in the original pictorial wrappers. Each 760 pp. Very fine copies each, of Pynchon’s most important and celebrated work. Each, essentially as pristine. VERY FINE COPIES OF THIS IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION. This, Pynchon's third novel, was awarded the National Book Award in 1973. It was also voted the Pulitzer Prize, but the committee refused to make the award and the year passed with none given. One of the cornerstone works of modern American literature. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        Suburbia.

      Straight Arrow Books, San Francisco 1973 - First Edition. Oblong quarto. Original photographic stiff paper wrappers. Inscribed by the photographer, "For William Enjoy "William" Bill Owens 2008". Laid into is a photograph signed by Bill Owens on the verso. In excellent condition with only light wear. Roth 101; Parr & Badger II, 24, Open Book, 296. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Sula (Signed)

      Knopf, NY 1973 - Front endpaper restored. The top edge of the pages shows a bit of soiling. Overall, a beautiful copy of this, the first edition of the author's second book, inscribed, signed and dated on the half-title page in the year of publication (actually it was signed and dated in February -- and the book was published in January). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael J. Toth, Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Verborgene Gesichter. Roman.

      Frankfurt am Main, S. Fischer Verlag, 1973.. Einmalige Ausgabe von 50 numerierten Exemplaren 381 (3) Seiten mit Illustrationen von Salavdor Dali. 8°, gebundene Ausgabe, mit grober Leinwand bezogenen Holzdeckel auf 3 Bünden im Korkschuber.. das Buch neu und ungelesen, auf dem Vortitel vom Autor signiert. Der Buchblock ist eingebettet in den mit groben Leinen bezogenen Holzdeckel auf 3 Bünden. In diesen sind in einem Muster Schüre eingelassen, die über die Deckel zur Vorderkante gezogen als Schließbänder dienen. Die Vorsätze sind mit Goldfolie bezogen, der Korkschuber ist mit Silberfolie ausgelegt, der mit 2 an einem gebogenen Draht befestigten Korkenden, die durch die Schnüre des Buchdeckels gezogen und damit verschlossen werden. Ein genauso ungewöhnliches Buch wie der Künstler und Autor es lebenslang war. Auf dem Schuber die Nummer 18 aufgedruckt. Aus dem Englischen von Rolf Hermstein (Hidden Faces). Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dali i Domenech, Marques de Pubol (* 11. Mai 1904 in Figueres/Spanien - + 23. Januar 1989 ebenda) war ein spanischer Maler, Grafiker, Schriftsteller, Bildhauer und Bühnenbildner. Als einer der Hauptvertreter des Surrealismus zählt er zu den bekanntesten Malern des 20. Jahrhunderts. Um das Jahr 1929 hatte Dali seinen persönlichen Stil und sein Genre gefunden, die Welt des Unbewussten, die in Träumen erscheint. Ein ungewöhnliches und selten angebotenes Buchobjekt. Bitte warten Sie nach Ihrer Bestellung unsere Vorausrechnung per E-Mail ab oder zahlen Sie per Paypal an info@signiertebuecher.de.

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        MASTERPIECES OF NETSUKE ART: One Thousand Favorites of Leading

      Weatherhill, New York 1973 - First Edition of this definitive monogram on Japanese Netsuke and a key Netsuke reference from the noted Krouners' Oriental collection, with their neat bookplate affixed to the front free endpaper, Inscribed by Netsuke scholar Bernard Hurtig on the half-title page. 'Terry & Burt, Tonight's tete a tete was beautiful: I hope to count you as friends for the next 100 years, Bernard Hurtig, Oct.7/74'. Folio. 245 pp. A fine copy in 1/4 brown silk over beige brocade, gilt titles and decorations in the publisher's pictorial slipcase with brown silk top and bottom edges. Profusely illustrated with 1075 colour illustrations, Index, Glossary and Bibliography. With an excellent presentation of the highlights from the Atchley, Baur, Bushell, Gercik, Greenfield, Hurtig, Kenzo collections with commentary. An exceptionally nice copy of this important book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Die Très Riches Heures des Jean Duc de Berry im Musée Condé Chantilly. Vorwort von Millard Meiss, Einführung und Bilderläuterungen von J. Longnon und R. Cazelles.

      Prestel, München, 1973 - München, Prestel (1973). 30 x 21 cm. Mit 139 farbigen Tafeln. Rotes Original-Ganzleder mit Rückentitel in Goldprägung. Kopfgoldschnitt. Ohne Schuber. Eines der 200 Exemplare der Vorzugsausgabe in Ganzleder (Gesamtauflag 1.700). Rotes Original-Ganzleder mit Rückentitel in Goldprägung. Kopfgoldschnitt. Ohne Schuber.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen]
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        Books and Graphics (Part 1). From 1947 until 1971

      Stuttgart, London, Reykjavik, Edition Hansjörg Mayer,, 1973. Octavo. Original photographic wrappers , titles to spine and wrappers in black. With the dust jacket. A lovely copy with light rubbing to edges of dust jacket. First Edition, First Impression. Dual text in German and English. Inscribed by Dieter Roth with a full page drawing on the front free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Les Corps, Collage

      Zagreb 1973 - Roman Cieslewicz (1930, Poland - 1996 Paris, France) was a Polish (naturalized French) graphic artist and photographer. In 1963 he moved to France and naturalized in 1971. He took part in numerous group exhibitions of graphic, poster and photographic art and was a member of AGI International Graphic Association was a commissioner for Musee Nationale d'Art Moderne and Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. His works are in all relevant world's museums. In 1973 Cieslewicz held an exhibition in Zagreb, Croatia in Gallery of Contemporary Art, now a Museum of Contemporary Art (MSU). The exhibition catalogue was published then and serigraphie published in the catalogue was made from this collage. Dimensions of the collage are: 21 x 20 cm. On the backside are authors information on sticker with title, format and date, as visible. The vertical line is not dark orange as visible, the original colour is flashy/bright orange. Important and extremly rare. 21 x 20 Cm

      [Bookseller: Vodopija Art j.d.o.o.]
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        Karl Gerster: Color Sound 15. Extra Version.

      New York, Galerie Denise René, 1973 - 4°, 15Bl., Broschur m. Transp.-OU, Tadell. Mit Widmung von Gerstner auf Deckel. Text. engl. Commentary by Prof. Dr. Max Lüscher. Jedes Blatt ist anders ausgestanzt und anders eingefärbt - von violett zu schwarz - und ergibt damit eine spezielle Wechselwirkung zwischen den Farben und den Formen. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        LINDBERGH OF MINNESOTA. A POLITICAL BIOGRAPHY

      New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1973). First Edition. Hardcover. Small adhesive remnant at the bottom of the front free endpaper. Near Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper. SIGNED on the title page by the author and by the subject's son, aviator Charles Lindbergh, who wrote the foreword. The first biography of the liberal Minnesota congressman of the early 20th century known for his ties to the farming and labor vote. Illustrated with 16-page inset of glossy black-and-white photos as well as political cartoons throughout.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72 (SIGNED)

      Straight Arrow 1973 - Shelf 546 Clean and tight; signed by Hunter S. Thompson with the words "good luck"; and there appears to be a first name written at the top of the page containing the signature with " Washington 1976". DJ has light corner and edge wear including a half inch closed tear at bottom of front corner, an inch and a half closed tear at bottom front, seven one-eighth inch light creases at foot of spine, very small areas of rubbing at corners;DJ covered by mylar; Not a book club (BC) copy. Not ex library, not price clipped, not a remainder. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BookManBookWoman Bookstore]
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        The London Dore Saw: A Victorian Evocation.

      Allen Lane, London 1973 - First edition. Folio, original cloth. Inscribed by the author, "To Peggy and Frank Taplin with kind, associational thoughts from Eric de Mare Jan. 1973." Also laid in, is a page and half handwritten signed letter to the same recipients. Fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with a closed tear to the front panel and some nominal wear the the extremities. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        L'Humble joie de vivre.

      Les Amis de Marie Mauron 1973 - Exemplaire hors commerce numéroté (N° 0 nominatif), dédicacé par l'auteur et l'artiste (avec un dessin d'Antoine Serra) tiré sur vélin BFK Rives, , 1 vol. grand in-4 reliure cartonnée recouverte de fibres de papier japon, Les Amis de Marie Mauron, s.d. (1973), 48 ff. Remarquable exemplaire (n° 0) dédicacé par les deux auteurs, Marie Mauron, la Grande Dame de Provence, et l'artiste Antoine Serra : "Chère Andrée, voici le livre de la plus intime amitié, puisque c'est elle qui inspira toute l'oeuvre où nos trois coeurs n'en ont fait qu'un" ; "Pour Andrée Naschitz qui a été à l'origine de la création du présent ouvrage". Langue: Français [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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        Wisconsin Death Trip.

      Pantheon, New York 1973 - First edition. Oblong quarto. Original cloth gilt titles to the spine. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Illustrated with photographs by Charles Van Schaick and commentary by Lesy. The photographs were taken in a small Wisconsin town between 1890 and 1910. Fascinating glimpse of life in the midwest at the turn of the twentieth century. Roth 101; Parr & Badger II, 217; Open Book, 292. Michael Lesy was awarded a 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship for Photography Studies, the receiving of which Wisconsin Death Trip contributed to. This remarkable book about life in a small turn-of-the-century Wisconsin town has become a cult classic. Lesy has collected and arranged photographs taken between 1890 and 1910 by a Black River Falls photographer, Charles Van Schaik. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        DANCE HALL OF THE DEAD.

      New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, [1973]. - First edition. Correct numerical sequence appears at the bottom of page 168. Signed by the author on the title page. Laid-in is Hillerman's business card from The University of New Mexico which is printed "Tony Hillerman, Assistant To The President," along with his telephone number, campus address, etc. Fine in dust jacket. "Two young boys suddenly disappear. One of them, a Zuni, leaves a pool of blood behind. Lt. Joe Leaphorn of the Navajo Tribal Police tracks the brutal killer. Three things complicate the search: an archeological dig, a steel hypodermic needle, and the strange laws of the Zuni." Edgar Award winner for 1974. An exceptional copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Egon Schiele

      Phaidon 1973 - Bookbinding= reparation necessary . Book of 688 pages, 40$ for post for every country . 228 Plates REf livre 810 boîte 66 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michel Guay]
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        Chinese Painting Exhibition by Chang Dai-Chien: March 25 to April 14, 1973, Ankrum Gallery

      Los Angeles, CA : Ankrum Gallery, 1973 - Portfolio of 29 leaves of plates, 26*22cm. Title on portfolio cover in Chinese: Zhang Daqian Hua Zhan. Text description in both English and Chinese. A reported limited edition of 50 copies only. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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