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        Autograph Letter Signed

      1973 - ("Greer Garson") 2 pages (verso and recto), London, 21 December, 1973 to author Roy Moseley and Miss Audrey Gilchrist on "Inn on the Park London England" engraved letterhead. Together with hand addressed and postmarked envelope with Garson's signature on back flap. 8 1/4" x 5 3/4". Fine. Garson (1908-96), red-haired Anglo-Irish leading lady; winner of the Best Actress Academy Award for "Mrs. Miniver" (1942); film career 1939-78 ("Pride and Prejudice," 1940; "Random Harvest," 1942; "Madame Curie," 1943; "That Forsyte Wo-man," 1949; as Eleanor Roosevelt in "Sunrise at Campobello," 1960; "Little Women," TV, 1978; etc.).

      [Bookseller: Houle Rare Books/Autographs/ABAA/PADA]
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        George Heriot (1766-1844 ) beautiful book format

      Montreal: Editions La Frégate, 1973. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/Slip Case. LE Author signed. GORGEOUS SUEDE COPY IN LARGE BOOK FORAMT 13" x 10" Very Good+ to Fine. 16pp, 78pp (image on every other page) , 6pp,[4]blank #73 of 110 copies numbered (120 printed in total and 10 labeled HC) Bilingual book (separate French and English pages. Paper with deckled edges. Suede slip case and book covers and one of the most attractive to see and touch produced - beautiful!, Canadian Quebec Listed Artist privately produced JOUVANCOURT, Hugues de [1918 - 1978]

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books Inc. (IOBA)]
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      - Ed. Joaquín Mortiz, col. Confrontaciones / Los críticos, México, 1973, 1ª edición [edición numerada, ejemplar nº 0952], rústica, 213 pp., colofón, 21x14 cm., algunos subrayados y notas de trabajo discretos, buen estado. ATENCIÓN: El precio del envío CONTRA-REEMBOLSO es de 6€

      [Bookseller: El Rincón Escrito]
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        La Grande Parade des chats [exemplaire de promotion]

      Edition d'Art Agori 1973 - In-4 cartonné, 11 lithographies en couleurs, marquées "specimen" en pointillés et tirées sur papier Arches, et une lithographies sur feuille libre. Joint une présentation de 4 pages avec la justification du tirage et l'annonce de parution de l'ouvrage. Attention, il ne s'agit pas de l'ouvrage définitif numéroté avec les 60 lithographies, ni même d'un exemplaire incomplet mais d'un exemplaire promotionnel pour annoncer la parution de l'ouvrage. Pas d'autre indication. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: PRISCA]
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      Jonathan Cape, 1973. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). A novel by the author of THE CRYSTAL WORLD and EMPIRE OF THE SUN, a story of the future where sex and technology form a nightmare marriage. Inspiration for the David Cronenberg film. Fine/Fine but for slight bumping and crimping at the foot of the spine. . 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        The Visconti Hours

      The Arcadia Press, London 1973 - Full vellum, gilt by Zaehnsdorf. Spine a little spotted. No.28/55 copies, signed by Visconti di Modrone. Original publisher's cloth-backed box. Extra postage at cost will be required. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

      London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd,, 1973. Illustrated by Father Jacques. Tall quarto. Original pictorial boards. Pencilled ownership signature and tipp-exed spot to front pastedown. Spine rolled and faded, wear to corners and ends of spine, joints starting. A good copy. First UK edition. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Sally, love Roald Dahl, 1976". The UK edition has become increasingly scarce in recent years.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      London, UK: Jonathan Cape , 1973. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. First UK Edition, First Printing. This true first edition, first printing (first impression) with no statement of reprint to the copyright page to indicate a true first print in a fine Dust Jacket with minute rubbing to the spine and rear extremity. The book itself is Fine unmarked and possibly unread. There is a signed illustration on the front free end-paper by the artist, Bill Botten, depicting the illustration on the spine, enclosed is a letter from Bill Botten authenticating the illustration and declaring that this copy is the only first edition of Crash that he has illustrated. SIGNED by J. G. Ballard to the title page..

      [Bookseller: Kelleher Rare Books]
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        A History of the British Cavalry 1816-1919. NEAR FINE SET IN DUSTWRAPPERS

      Leo Cooper, [1973-1997]. 8 vols., roy. 8vo., First Edition, with very numerous plates, illustrations in the text and maps throughout; cloth, gilt backs, a near fine set in the dustwrappers. VOLUMES ONE TO FOUR ARE SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON TITLES. Vol. 1: 1816-1850 (1973); Vol. 2: 1851-1871 (1975); Vol. 3: 1872-1898 (1982); Vol. 4: 1899-1913 (1986); Vol. 5: 1914-1919 Egypt, Palestine & Syria (1994); Vol. 6: 1917-1918 Mesopotamia (1995); Vol. 7: Curragh Incident & Western Front 1914 (1996); Vol. 8: Western Front 1915-1918; Epilogue 1919-1939 (1997). Anglesey's monumental work, now unlikely ever to be surpassed, is the defiinitive history of the final phase of the British cavalry. . Catalogs: military: unit histories.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        Cyrk Cyrk Cyrk.

      - WAG. N.d., (ca. 1973) circusposter, 98 x 67 cm, Z.G.G. zam. nr. 184-M-5. Born Nov.8, 1929 in Warsaw, Ý Dec.12, 2000. Graduated from Warsaw ASP (Graphics Division) in 1955. Illustrator, graphic & poster designer. Exhibits : Canada - 1960, Beyruth - 1961, Denmark - 1964, Italy - 1965, Sweden - 1965, Honolulu - 1965. Individual shows : Warsaw - 1962, Vienna - 1963. Many awards : Int'l Exhibit of Film Posters; Vienna 1965 - 2nd Prize for "Nikt nie zna prawdy" film poster; Silver Medal @ Int'l Buchkunst Außtellung - 1971; Gold Medal @ 8 th Int'l Poster Biennale, Warsaw - 1980; Gold Medal @ 5 th Int'l Poster Biennale, Lahti - 1983.

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        The Miernik Dossier

      NY: Saturday Review Press, 1973. First edition. First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. 278pp. 8vo. Author has signed on a laid-in sticker (loose within the jacket front flap and the jacket protector). Red topstain to text block. Price clipped. Some rubbing to jacket edges, spine ends pushed. This is a taut and extraordinarily authentic novel of cold-war espionage in the form of a dossier, with agents' reports, headquarters' communications, intercepted letters. Introduces agent Paul Christopher who appears in subsequent McCarry novels. Jacket has mylar protector.

      [Bookseller: Christopher Morrow. Bookseller]
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      London, 19 June 1973. Letter. Fine. Wonderful AUTOGRAPHED LETTER SIGNED, 3-1/2 pages, to the creator of the cover art for the Puffin edition of WATERSHIP DOWN which was published in June 1973 becoming a bestseller and responsible for establishing the book in the public's eye. Adams praises the artist's work: "Fiver's stare of rapt contemplation really makes one want to investigate further." He also asks for the original artwork which eventually did wind up in his hands.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Roger Moore as James Bond 007

      London, Pan Books 1973, 1973. Biography. Roger Moore's own account of liming Live and Let Die, with exclusive colour photographs by Luisa Moore and stills from the film. A paperback original; no hardcover edition was published. Slim octavo, pictorial card wrappers. Near fine ( a little sunned to spine). SIGNED by James Bond actor Roger Moore, who has added a '007' and 'Saint' motif below. Included with this copy is some loose associated material regarding a paperback marketing promotion by Nescafe. Housed in a protective case.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Apartheid and the Archbishop

      Cape Town: David Philip,, 1973. The Life and Times of Geoffrey Clayton, Archbishop of Cape Town. Tall octavo. Original quarter brown skiver, green cloth sides, titles to spine gilt, cream endpapers. 4 pages of illustrations from photographs. Lower corner bumped, some tiny spots to front endpapers. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 100 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Fishing: An Encyclopedic Guide to Tackle & Tactics for Salt Water

      New York: Outdoor Life/Dutton 1973 New York: Outdoor Life/Dutton, 1973. First edition. One of a deluxe edition of only 12 unnumbered copies for presentation. Inscribed to Tracey Balcom from the author, December 1973. 8vo. Illustrated. 718 pp. Bound in full red bonded leather. Fine in matching slipcase. Bruns B71 . Bates' monumental magnum opus, inscribed on the limitation leaf, "My esteemed friend Tracy Balcom - with warm regards from Joe Bates Jr. December 1973" Distributed one month before the publication of the trade edition. UNCOMMON

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Gravity's Rainbow

      NY: Viking. (1973). The uncorrected proof copy 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. Gravity's Rainbow became the benchmark for postmodern American fiction upon publication and secured its mysterious and reclusive author's place in the postwar American literary pantheon. It is also widely considered the culminating novel of the Sixties, the one which encapsulates and sums up the postwar events that resulted in the countercultural rejection of mainstream society and the quest for a plausible alternative view not only of contemporary society but of humanity itself. Pynchon's identity and whereabouts have consistently remained mysterious, and his publications have increasingly tended to be well-guarded secrets up to the moment of publication. For a number of years it was reported that no proofs of Gravity's Rainbow had been done, with Viking itself reportedly having confirmed that; however, in the past decades a dozen or so examples of this massive (760 pages) proof have shown up on the market. Tiny tear near the spine base; spine a bit sunned, creased and handled; still a very good copy in wrappers. . First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Gravity's Rainbow

      New York: The Viking Press 1973 - First edition, first printing. A fine copy with slight wear to the spine head, front panel decorated with an arch in blind tooling, else without blemish, in a bright and unclipped dust jacket, with only some very minor offsetting to the top edges of the flaps, overall a very attractive, superb copy without any of the usual spine fading. After establishing himself as a great American writer in the early 1960s, Thomas Pynchon waited seven years after his second novel to publish his third novel, Gravity's Rainbow, which was received with much anticipation. A dense and complex novel, Gravity's Rainbow is set in Europe in the later years of World War II and utilizes many of the same characters and themes of his first novel, V. In this National Book Award winning text, Pynchon explores the romantic and pragmatic aspects of paranoia and death in a depressing yet brilliant work of literature. This contradiction is epitomized in Gravity Rainbow's nomination for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, which it nearly won until the committee dismissed the work for vulgar subject matter. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        A Touch of Class (Original UK screenplay for the 1973 film)

      Brut Productions / NBC, 1973. Script for the 1973 UK film, "A Touch of Class," directed, produced, and written for the screen by Melvin Frank, co-written by Jack Rose, and starring George Segal, Glenda Jackson, and Paul Sorvino. & & A romantic comedy with a touch of pathos that was a box-office hit on both sides of the Atlantic, in which George Segal and Glenda Jackson can't seem to stop running into one another, and finally bow to the inevitable. Jackson won the Oscar for Best Actress, and the film was nominated for 4 others, including Best Picture, Best Music, and Best Screenplay. & & Green studio wrappers with die-cut title window (in the British style for this period). Title page present, with credits for director-screenwriter Frank and screenwriter Rose, along with Connaught Productions in England. 137 leaves, eye-rest green, mechanically reproduced, rectos only. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with two silver brads. In a custom quarter leather clamshell box.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The Princess Bride

      Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1973. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York 1973. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Edition on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. Rare Book. Book Condition: Near Fine-, book is tight and square, clean endpaper and pages, tight spine, light spots at the spine and page edges. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, original jacket priced at $7.95 at the front flap, author's photo at the rear panel, light shelf wear.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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      New York City, NY: Museum Of Modern Art/New York Graphic Society Limited, 1973. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket.. New York City, NY: Museum Of Modern Art/New York Graphic Society Limited, 1973. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition/First Printing. 215 pages. Retrospective collection of photographs with accompanying text. One of the greatest photography books of the 20th century. The First Hardcover Edition. Should not be confused with the Softcover Edition that was published simultaneously with it. Precedes all other subsequent editions. The First Edition is now rare. An austerely elegant production by MOMA: Oversize-volume format. Black cloth boards with gray titles embossed on cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by various contributors, a Who&#39;s Who of photography. Text by John Szarkowski. Printed in duotone and sepia on thick coated stock paper in the United States to the highest standards. In pictorial DJ with titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Presents the single most important and influential critical appreciation of photographs by its single greatest champion. The format is simplicity itself: Each photograph is presented on the right-hand side with Szarkowski&#39;s page-long commentary on the opposite page. The Curator and Director Emeritus of the Photography Department of the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), John Szarkowski wielded his enormous influence, quietly and positively, to disseminate the work of the greatest photographers (in his considered opinion) and to elevate previously unrecognized artists to canonical status (among them, Garry Winogrand, Diane Arbus, and William Eggleston). "Explores the evolution of the photographic medium using specific examples to illustrate its development. In concise analyses, Szarkowski investigates the aesthetic, formal, social, and historical issues. This archive contains a vast range of works from familiar and not-so-familiar photographers. Included are some of the most recognizable pictures of the past 150 years by acknowledged Masters such as Adamson, Cameron, Stieglitz, Weston, Cartier-Bresson, Cunningham, Arbus, and Frank" (Publisher&#39;s blurb). Szarkowski&#39;s enduring influence is evident to this day: Through his tireless lifelong efforts, the MOMA&#39;s Permanent Collection remains the most valuable in the world. An absolute "must-have" title for John Szarkowski and photography book collectors. <b><i> This title is now highly collectible. This is one of very few copies of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing still available online and is in fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a beauty. As far as we know, the toning on the DJ spine is a publisher&#39;s flaw that is found in every copy of the book and does not detract from this particular copy&#39;s otherwise fine, unread condition. Most copies available online are either subsequent printings or have major flaws. A rare copy thus. </b></i> 100 duotone and sepia plates. John Szarkowski&#39;s "Looking At Photographs" was selected as one of the greatest photography books in "The Photobook". One of the greatest photographic figures of the 20th century. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER JOHN SZARKOWSKI TITLE IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0870705148.

      [Bookseller: Modern Rare]
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        ABHAB.Annual Bibliograpy of the History of the Printed Book and Libraries. Volume I - XVI.

      Martinus Nijhoff - Kluwer Academis Publishers 1973-1988, The Hague - Dordrecht - Boston - Lancaster, - Volume 8 - 16 editor's binding. Exemplar as new. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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        Marilyn, a Biography. Pictures by the World&#39;s Foremost Photographers

      New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1973. 1st Edition. Subjects: Monroe, Marilyn, 1926-1962. Motion picture actors and actresses--United States--Biography. Stated 1st Printing. An exceptional copy; fine in the original title-indented cloth. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Complete with the original photo-decorated clam-shell box. Scans &c. On request.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        12 gravures *

      Les Presses Artistiques, Pully 12.1973. - En feuilles 40 x 30 sous portefeuille demi-toile noir ou à plats marbrés . Après la préface de l'auteur, voici les artistes: Kurt von Ballmos, Pierre Chevalley, Christiane Cornuz (dont une dédicace autographe figure en fin), Madeline Crot, André Gigon, René Guignard, Jean-Claude Hesselbarth, Christophe-Étienne Kraft (image érotique tenant du bondage et de la suspension.), Rolf Lehmann, Jacqueline Oyex, Ewald Pagel et Francine Simonin. Édition originale. L'un des 120 exemplaires numérotés sur Rives.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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      London: Methuen Children&#39;s Books,, 1973. With colour illustrations by E. H. Shepard. Octavo. Original blue morocco, titles to spine and pictorial design to upper board gilt, Pooh tools to spine in blind, colour map endpapers, all edges gilt. In the publisher&#39;s blue board slipcase. Colour illustrations by E. H. Shepard throughout. A fine copy. First edition with colour illustrations. Number 124 of 300 copies signed by the illustrator on the limitation leaf.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Wake of the Great Sealers

      Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1973. First Edition limited to 125 copies signed by the Author and Illustrator. This one is number 31 with limited edition print "Wesleyville" signed by Blackwood. In cream buckram with matching slipcase which is slightly soiled. The seal hunt with striking illustrations.. Signed By the Author and Artist. 1st Edition. Cloth. VG/No Jacket. Illus. by David Blackwood. Quarto.

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions]
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        Breakfast of Champions (Signed First Edition)

      New York: Delacorte Press, 1973. First edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. Signed by the author on the half-title, with a full, double-page self-portrait. A Near Fine copy that looks to have been gently read in a Near Fine jacket with the spine a bit sunned and minor wear at the spine ends and corners. Illustrated throughout with Vonnegut&#39;;s comic drawings. One of the author&#39;s most popular Kilgore Trout novels and the basis for the 1999 film starring Bruce Willis, Albert Finney, Nick Nolte and Barbara Hershey, with a short cameo by the author. Near Fine in Near Fine. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Lindbergh of Minnesota: A Political Biography

      New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1973. Signed by Charles Lindbergh and Bruce Larson. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by with Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Brooklyn Books]
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        Science -Fiction Studies Vol 1 - Vol 33 (Number 1 to Number 100)

      Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1973. This is a large run of Science-Fiction Studies. This set includes Science-Fiction Studies Volume 1 #1 - Science-Fiction Studies # 100 ((Volume 33 Part 3) The bound volumes contain a full year , or 3 individual volumes. (1973-2006) The set is complete with the exception of Volume 1 #3. Volumes 1-13 are soft cover, Volumes 14-33 are bound volumes. ALL volumes are ex library and have normal library marks, stamps, notations , etc, but are otherwise in very good condition. The bound volumes are all uniformly professionally bound and are in very good to near fine condition. Very clean set. This is a treasure trove of information for anyone interested in Science Fiction. Hard to obtain such long runs. This is a nearly complete run from the inception of the publication to the end of 2006 - it is missing only 1 issue. This is a total of 99 individual issues. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Collectible Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: JPollard Bookseller]
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        A Computer Perspective: A Sequence of 20th Century Ideas, Events, and Artifacts, from the History of the Information Machine

      Cambridge: Harvard University Press 1973 - First Edition. Square quarto. Designed by Charles and Ray Eames, and published on the occasion of an exhibition conceived by IBM, tracing the conceptual history of computer science. Crucial book in the canon of interdisciplinary thought, merging design, photography, and computer science, not to mention clearly presaging the universal importance of computers in modern society. Fine in a close to near fine fragile paper jacket, with a hard-to-detect tear along the spine gutter at the top of the front panel, minimally chipped at the rear spine head. A scarce book, especially in jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, ABAA]
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        Nureyev par Ilse Voigt. 20 pointes sèches originales. Préface de Pierre Gaxotte

      Paris: Galerie de l&#39;Avenue, 1973. Livre. Illus. by Ilse Voigt. Bon. En Feuilles. Signé par l&#39;illustrateur. Ed. originale. Paris, Galerie de l&#39;Avenue, 1973. 58 x 38 cm, grand in-folio, 4 ff. n. ch. - 20 planches hors texte - 2 ff. n. ch., en feuilles sous couverture imprimée et portefeuille de toile azur à rubans, planche de rigidification en chêne-liège. Edition originale. Tirage à 110 exemplaires, tous avec le texte sur grand vélin d&#39;Arches et les 20 pointes sèches tirées sur Japon nacré, celui-ci non numéroté avec une planche signée par l&#39;artiste. Rare. Large mouillure au portefeuille et quelques rousseurs à la couverture. Les planches sont en superbe état. (inconnu de Monod) (4 kg).

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Ten Thousand Light years from Home ---by James Tiptree, Jr -a Signed Copy

      N.Y.: Ace, 1973, 1st edition, 1st Printing ------------paperback, a solid Very Good copy, light rubbing, small abrasion to spine at rear, a bit of age toning to paper, rarely found signed, signed and inscribed with a lengthy inscription by TIPTREE, inscription reads ---"To _____ ____ with every good wish in life and happiness James Tiptree Jr ( Tip ) ---PS. This book is famous for the truly terrible misprints and shoddy format -almost a collector&#39;s item. If I had the time I&#39;d go thru and correct the 101 worst. As it is, if something reads weird, it&#39;s probably one of them. JTJr ---, ---as well there is one correction in Tiptree&#39;s hand to a title on the contents/acknowledgements page, ---this contains: And I Awoke and Found Me Here on the Cold Hill&#39;s Side; The Snows Are Melted The Snows Are Gone; Mamma Come Home [The Mother Ship]; Help [Pupa Knows Best]; Painwise; Faithful to Thee Terra in Our Fashion [Parimutuel Planet]; The Man Doors Said Hello To; The Man Who Walked Home; Forever to a Hudson Bay Blanket; I&#39;ll Be Waiting for You When the Swimming Pool Is Empty; I&#39;m Too Big But I Love to Play; Birth of a Salesman; Mother in the Sky with ; Beam Us Home, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo... Signed. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Chris Foss Cover Art (?).

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup]
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        MASTERPIECES OF NETSUKE ART: One Thousand Favorites of Leading

      New York: Weatherhill, 1973 First Edition of this definitive monogram on Japanese Netsuke and a key Netsuke reference from the noted Krouners&#39; Oriental collection, with their neat bookplate affixed to the front free endpaper, Inscribed by Netsuke scholar Bernard Hurtig on the half-title page. &#39;Terry & Burt, Tonight&#39;s tete a tete was beautiful: I hope to count you as friends for the next 100 years, Bernard Hurtig, Oct.7/74&#39;. Folio. 245 pp. A fine copy in 1/4 brown silk over beige brocade, gilt titles and decorations in the publisher&#39;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.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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      Ecco Press - First edition, 1973. Signed by author on title page. Inscribed by author on page bearing the epigraph. Book fine. DJ fine, except for three small chipping marks near bottom of back joint. In publisher's slipcase. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        The Miernik Dossier

      New York: Saturday Review Press. F/NF. 1973. 1st Edition. Hardcover; 1st Printing. 0841502455 . 1st edition, 1st printing - and this author&#39;s first novel. Signed by the author on the title page. The pubisher&#39;s wrap-around DJ belly band is fully intact and unfaded (held in place by the removable DJ protector; not glued to the DJ). The book is in Fine condition - straight, clean, tight with only minimal softening of the cloth at the spine ends. It&#39;s bound in yellow boards with an embossed design on the front panel and a red cloth spine with gilt lettering. The dustjacket is Near Fine. It has no chips or tears, but the spine is sunned about one shade (you can see the original yellow under the belly band) though the red lettering of the author&#39;s name isn&#39;t faded at all. There&#39;s also a long, very narrow with no color loss surface scratch on the front panel near the outer edge that you can see when you hold the book slanted just right in bright light. No other faults. Really a remarkable copy of this author&#39;s scarce first novel, particularly since signed and with the belly band with Eric Ambler&#39;s endorsement intact and unfaded. ; 8-1/2" x 5-3/4" x 1-1/8"; 278 pages; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Authors & Artists]
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      (San Francisco): Straight Arrow Books, (1973). First ed.. Owens, Bill. Square 4to., b&w photographs. Green cloth titled in blind on the upper cover. Housed in a green cloth over boards slipcase. Issued without dw. Aside from the neat signature of Alan Winer, photographer and former administrator of the Visual Studies Workshop on the half-title page, this is a fine as new copy in slipcase. The scarce first edition, published in only 250 copies in cloth and slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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      San Francisco: Straight Arrow Books, 1973. First edition. Softcover. His now classic first book. A relatively early photographic attempt to pull back the curtain on suburban life. Owens images are paired with brief captions from his subjects to ultimately form an ironic look at how suburban life might not be so wonderful. A clean very near fine copy in illustrated wrappers with some minor rubbing to the front and rear panel. (Parr & Badger v2, 24; Roth 224-225)

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Erotidien *

      E. Scheidegger, Zürich 1973. - En feuilles sous étui-boîte toilé doublé de feutrine 55 x 24, dos peau or ange avec titre en blanc, chemise pleine peau décorée sur les plats et doublée sur garde dans les mêmes tons, titre gaufré, couverture muette de papier cuve. 32 poèmes inédits, illustrés de compositions de l'auteur-artiste mêlant étroitement , en tout bien tout honneur, chevaux et couples étreints dans un léger souffle sensuel. Manque la suite supplémentaire annoncée; est-elle compensée par un grand dessin original d'époque, signé au crayon, figurant un homme et une femme nus sous un astre ? Édition originale. L'un des 30 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, outre 15 autres Japon lettrés enrichis et 190 ordinaires sur papier main, tous signés par l'artiste.

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        Wisconsin Death Trip

      New York: Pantheon, 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.

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        Milicia Popular. Diario del 5° regimento de milicias populares 26 luglio 1936 - 24 gennaio 1938 (2 Bde. compl.).

      Milano, La Pietra, 1973 - 4°, ca 4000 S., zahlr. Abb. , Kart-, Etwas angeschmutzt, tadell. Text spanisch. Vorwort auch ital. von Vittorio Vidali. Mit Namensindex.Das 5. Regiment war ein Verband Freiwilliger spanischen Kommunisten gegründet zu Beginn des Bürgerkrieges. Diesem Verband schlossen sich zahlreiche Schriftsteller und Intellektuelle an.Das Regiment ging dann in den Ejército Popular de la República (EPR) auf. 2600 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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