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        A Computer Perspective (First Edition, inscribed by Charles and Ray Eames to Henry Luce III)

      Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 1973. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED to philanthropist and Time magazine publisher Henry Luce III by both authors on the front endpaper: "To Hank Luce / Charles and Ray / Jan 1, 1973." An attractive copy of this profusely photo-illustrated history of early computing with many two-color diagrams and photographs, detailing the technological advances of the collaboration between design and engineering. Charles and Ray Eames, innovative designers known largely for their modern furniture and architecture, were also active in industrial and graphic design. This publication covers the period from the 1890s to the 1940s, with a brief overview of the computer up to the 1970s. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Boards lightly bowed. Fragile jacket has light toning at the spine and extremities, chipping predominantly to the top edge, splitting at the spine hinges, and a two-inch closed tear at the crown.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Category, Fifty Drawings

      NY: Gotham Book Mart, 1973. One of 100 deluxe copies, signed by the artist and specially bound. A Gorey favorite, with fifty numbered cats, pictured in color, and posed in various settings and manners. Cat number thirty-one wears a striped scarf, standing on the seat of a unicycle with arms crossed. The original drawings of these cats were done to accompany the limited edition of Amphigorey. Spine faded and lightly spotted, else fine in blue cloth, in a toned blue slipcase with a few spots of foxing. (Toledano A50b).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        The Biblical Message of Marc Chagall. Pref. by Jean Chatelain

      New York, Tudor Pub. Co. , 1973. 1st Edition. Complete with an original lithograph, 16 oils, 39 gouaches and 14 tapestries, ceramics, stained-glass windows reproduced. Subjects: Bible. O. T. --Illustrations. Bible--Influence. Fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly edge-nicked dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Les Diners De Gala - with 3 Original Photographs

      New York: Felicie, Inc., 1973. OVERSIZED. 322pp, printed on fine glossy paper, bound in color illustrated cloth, with binding and hinges tight. The dust jacket is in a protective mylar cover, and is NOT price clipped. Illustrated with color photographs and Dali's art throughout. THREE ORIGINAL 8 X 10" PHOTOGRAPHS LAID-IN. 1) b/w photo of the book with its dust jacket [has small edge stain]. 2) b/w photo of Dali standing above a spread of food, photo used in the book. 3) b/w photo of Dali and a woman, both seated and relaxed, with the woman holding a striped cat (Dali's wife Gala?), photo not used in the book. COOKBOOK WITH RECIPES THROUGHOUT.. Hard Cover. VERY GOOD ++/Very Good ++. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

      [Bookseller: Monroe Bridge Books, MARIAB Member]
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        Aphrodisiac Girl (Bounce Girl)

      Oval Books 1973 - Oval OB-531. Paperback original. Reissue of Bounce Girl. Light reading crease along the front hinge, a small scuff on the spine, and light soiling on the edges of the pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Volunteer Paperbacks]
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        Dance Hall of the Dead (Signed)

      New York: Harper & Row, 1973. First edition / First printing.. Hardcover.. A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket.. Octavo. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Hillerman's third novel, and second mystery featuring Navajo tribal detective Joe Leaphorn. Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Mystery Novel of the Year. Hillerman's success reinvigorated the detective form and opened it to a new generation of writers featuring detectives who not only plied their trades in different locations but brought to their jobs a much wider variety of qualifications than the tough-but-sensitive he-man types of earlier years. ~This is a clean and tight copy which is otherwise fine, but for some slight separation of the spine cloth from the binding at the top and some very faint spotting to top page edges. Dust jacket is clean overall (and would probably be considered 'fine' by most), with just a bit of toning to rear panel and spine, and a touch of rubbing and wear to extremities. ~Overall, a beautiful copy with bold signature by Hillerman on the title page.

      [Bookseller: Bloody Rare Books, LLC]
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        The Great Taos Bank Robbery and Other Indian Country Affairs (First Edition, First Issue)

      Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1973. First Edition. First Edition. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. First issue dust jacket with only one image (of Shiprock) on the rear panel. An impeccable copy.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Breakfast of Champions

      n.p.: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1973. Signed by the author on the half-title page. First edition / First printing. Orange cloth. Just about fine in fine dust jacket..

      [Bookseller: Orpheus Books]
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        WINNIE-THE-POOH. Signed by the artist

      London, Methuen Children's Books, 1973.. FIRST EDITION WITH SHEPARD'S ILLUSTRATIONS IN COLOUR, LIMITED TO 300 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST AND HAND BOUND FOR THE PUBLISHER IN FULL MOROCCO BY ZAEHNSDORF, THIS BEING COPY No. 206. 8vo, 240 x 155 mm, 9½ x 6¼ inches, full crushed dark blue morocco, raised bands to spine with 3 blind stamped vignettes of Pooh in compartments, gilt lettered to spine, gilt vignette to upper cover of Christopher Robin pulling on his boots, back to back with Pooh, all edges gilt, colour pictorial map endpapers, 146 pages. All the original illustrations by Ernest Shepard now freshly water-coloured by the artist himself. This is the first time the book has been published with coloured illustrations throughout. Almost imperceptible fading to spine, minute mark at tail of spine, tiny narrow indentation to upper cover next to spine, 25 mm (1") very light score mark on lower cover next to fore-edge, no owner inscriptions, contents bright and clean. Near Fine in near Fine slipcase, cloth bound at top and bottom, also gilt lettered on spine with black Pooh vignettes and the same gilt vignette to front (slipcase a touch faded on spine). Ernest Shepard has signed the limitation page in ink. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Three Books from the Fantod Press IV: The Disrespectful Summons, The Abandoned Sock, The Lost Lions (Signed Limited Edition)

      Fantod Press distributed by Gotham Book Mart, 1973. First editions. Softcovers. Three volumes, all letter K from only 26 lettered copies. Text and illustrations by Gorey. All three booklets are in very fine condition in stapled wrappers in a fine slipcase. Signed by Gorey in all three volumes. Very scarce in this issue. (Toledano A48a, A51a, A55a)

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        A Song and A Diary For A (Signed Limited Edition)

      New York: Adventures in Poetry, 1973. First edition. Softcover. Copy S from an edition of only 26 lettered copies. Cover sheet with an illustration by Edward Gorey. A very near fine copy in stapled wrappers. Signed by both Elliott and Gorey on the colophon page. Scarce Gorey item.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        American Review 16

      New York: Bantam, 1973. Printed wrappers, 164pp. Uncorrected proof. American 16 is the first appearance of the literary paperback under the Bantam imprint. In about fine condition, with light soiling and age toning to the covers, spine straight and tight, pages clean and unmarked, accept for author's autographs. Contributors include, Ralph Ellison, author of The Invisible Man, Allen Ginsberg, George Dennison, Maxine Kumin, Adrienne Rich, and Harold Brodkey, to name a few. Signed & Inscribed by Harold Brodkey: "To Burt / with admiration / Harold Brodkey" on the front cover, and also signed by Ralph Ellison at the start of his story, "Cadillac Flambe" Scarce Thus.. Signed. First Edition. Printed Wrappers. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        Please Pass the Guilt (Signed First Edition)

      New York: The Viking Press, 1973. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author in the year of publication, on the half-title page: "For Ed / with love / Rex / August 31, 1973." Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Some foxing to the page edges, else a bright copy.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Autograph Letter Signed [Author of Norwood or A Tale of Village Life in New England; Seven Lectures to Young Men; Evolution and Religion; Life of Jesus the Christ; and Yale Lectures on Preaching, etc...]

      Peekskill, NY: Henry Ward Beecher, 1973. First edition. Loose_leaf. Very Good +. A Very Good + Autograph Letter Signed from the popular, influential, and controversial Congregationalist Preacher Henry Ward Beecher. Henry Ward Beecher (1813 – 1887) was a highly popular, and highly controversial preacher, author, editor, and lecturer, an ardent and outspoken abolitionist, proponent of women's suffrage, supporter of Darwin's Theory of Evolution, and an advocate of temperance. Not only did Beecher speak against slavery, he took action against it by, for example, raising funds to purchase guns for those opposing slavery in Kansas and Nebraska, which rifles became known as "Beecher's Bibles". Beecher drew crowds of thousands to his weekly sermons and to his lecture tours and Abraham Lincoln said of Beecher that no one in history had "so productive a mind". After attending one of Beecher's sermons, Mark Twain described the preacher as "sawing his arms in the air, howling sarcasms this way and that, discharging rockets of poetry and exploding mines of eloquence, halting now and then to stamp his foot three times in succession to emphasize a point." The letter offered here, dated "Aug 4 '73" and sent from Peekskill, New York (Beecher's home) to a fly trap manufacturer, occupies both sides of a single sheet of paper (measuring approximately 6" x 5") with a single horizontal fold for mailing. (The fold has cause a split across the letter very neatly taped across the letter's recto.) In the letter, Beecher writes: "Gentlemen / Have you any agency / for your fly traps in New York / City? - Why do you not / advertise them? - Say in / the Christian Union? // The one you sent me for / trial has done unexpectedly / well, and I would like / to get others. One in each / living room, in summer / would[?] go far to keep down / this nuisance [illegible]. // I find, for their effective working / that a [illegible] allowance of [illegible] / strong [illegible] , and water so / as to give out a smell, is / very useful." Beecher then signs the letter "Truly yours / Henry Ward Beecher". An excellent Henry Ward Beecher letter, dealing with a concern of daily life, offering advice on the use of fly traps, cleverly endorsing the product's performance and seeking a new advertiser for the Christian Union, one of the leading religious newspapers of the day, edited, of course, by Henry Ward Beecher. Letters from this important and influential Preacher are quite uncommon the market. An excellent AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY HENRY WARD BEECHER. QUITE SCARCE.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        The First Collected Works of Sir Winston Churchill. Centenary Limited Edition

      London: Library of Imperial History in association with the Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., 1973–76. 38 volumes, octavo. Original full vellum, armorial device to upper board gilt, titles to spine gilt. With the slipcases. Slight discolouration to a couple of volumes, as often. Subscriber's bookplate to front pastedowns. An excellent set. First centenary edition. This is the only collected works of Winston Churchill. Although the stated limitation is 3,000 sets worldwide, only some 1,700 sets were issued. This set comes with the four additional volumes of collected essays which were published in 1976 as well as the brochure and all the paperwork issued by The Library of Imperial History.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Centenary Limited Edition of the Collected Works of Churchill. Including: The River War, Second World War, World Crisis, My African Journey, From London To Ladysmith, Mr Broderick's Army, For Free Trade, Savrola, India, Marlborough, The People's Rights, etc

      Library of Imperial History in association with the Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., 1973., 1973. Limited Edition to 3000 sets. This set one of those without the limitation labels affixed to the flyleaves. Complete in 38 volumes, large 8vo. Includes the 4 vols. of Essays published later. Bound in full publisher's vellum with gilt titles to spines, coat of arms stamped in gilt to front boards, all edges gilt. Silk markers present. Including all the green slip-cases, a few rubbed or lightly marked. Bookplate to f.f.e.p. with a small ink numbering to verso. Binding with different degrees of browning to the covers, as is typical with this set, although this one generally quite brighter than usual. Shows extremely well. With numerous maps, charts, photographs and illustrations. This set contains all 50 of Churchill's published titles, to mark the centenary of his birth. Originally published with expectations to a strict limitation of 3000, but in fact only some 1700 sets of 34 volumes were actually issued. This set also includes the matching additional 4 volumes of Essays, published 3 years later. Woods. Appendix VI

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Collected Works of Sir Winston Churchill

      [London]: Library of Imperial History in Association with the Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited, (1973). Centenary edition. A few of the slipcases very slightly rubbed, two with slightly different colour green, all volumes as new. Royal octavo.

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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        Captain Cookís Florilegium

      London,: Lion and Unicorn Press [Royal College of Art],, 1973.. Large folio, with 30 engravings; a fine copy, specially bound by Zaehnsdorf in black Nigerian goatskin and Japanese silk, cloth case. The botany of the Endeavour voyage: this magnificent printing by the Royal College of Art in London from original eighteenth-century copper-plates appeared in an edition of only one hundred copies, on a specially hand-made paper; the edition was fully subscribed long before it was completed.The original botanical drawings from Cook's first voyage by Sydney Parkinson, along with the actual specimens collected by Daniel Solander and Joseph Banks, were used to make detailed and accurate paintings under Banks' supervision when the expedition returned to London. 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 of 318 of these proof impressions were 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, 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 great regret that no eighteenth-century edition ever appeared. These very pure images present a more austere interpretation (though quite as beautiful) of Banks' magnum opus than the printing in colours from all the plates completed in 1990 by Alecto Historical Editions.Hill, 52.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Signal the Instructions, Please (Original screenplay, signed)

      New York: Frank Perry Films, 1973. Draft script for an unproduced film, issued in 1973, by the noted crime fiction author. SIGNED by Thomas on the title page. The film was to have been made by director Frank Perry, responsible for several significant literary adaptations of the 1960s and 1970s, including "The Swimmer" (1968), "Diary of a Mad Housewife" (1970), "Play It As It Lays" (1972), and "Rancho Deluxe" (1975).& & Red studio wrappers with titles and author name in gilt on the front wrapper. Title page present, with credits for screenwriter Thomas and the address of Frank Perry Productions in New York City. 133 leaves, mechanically reproduced, Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold screw brads.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Life In Georgia - A Portfolio of Limited Edition Prints

      Statboro: Georgia Southern College, 1973. SIGNED First edition. Limited to 50 copies. 15 signed 9" x 12" limited edition prints produced by students of the printmaking studio at Georgia Southern College under the direction of Bernard Solomon, Summer '73. In printed die cut card case signed by Solomon, each print signed by its artist. Very good.. Signed by Illustrator. 1st. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to.

      [Bookseller: The Wild Muse]
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        A Crown of Feathers [Signed: Book, Proof, and Award Speech. Each Signed, Two Association Copies, Two Advance Copies]

      New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1973. First edition. Various. Fine/very good +. A Near Fine copy of the first edition, first printing, in a Very Good + dust jacket, SIGNED; TOGETHER WITH the scarce UNCORRECTED PAGE PROOF, SIGNED; TOGETHER WITH Singer's NATIONAL BOOK AWARD SPEECH, SIGNED; three signed items o, or related to, Nobel Prize-Winning author Isaac Bashevis Singer's National Book Award-Winning collection of stories "A Crown of Feathers". The first edition, first printing of the book is in Near Fine condition (spine ends gently and lightly pushed, light surface rubbing at spine ends, top edge of page block foxed, a few tiny spots of foxing to base and front edge of page block, minor shelf wear and some minor marking to base of spine and board bottoms), in a Very Good + dust jacket (minor edge wear, minor soiling to rear panel, age toning at flap edges, remnants of price sticker to front flap), and is INSCRIBED, SIGNED, AND DATED BY NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER TO FELLOW AUTHOR AND FRIEND DAVID MCCULLOUGH. (McCullough twice won the Pulitzer prize -- for "Truman" in 1992 and for John Adams in 2001.) This is a PUBLISHER'S ADVANCE REVIEW COPY of the Book, with the Publisher's review slip loosely laid in. The UNCORRECTED PAGE PROOF in the Publisher's original blue wrappers is in Fine condition (with a small spot on the rear wrapper), is housed in a custom box, and is INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY SINGER on the front free endpaper to noted New York bookseller Burt Britten (a/k/a "Burt Britton", co-founder of Madison Avenue's "Books and Company" who also helped run The Strand bookstore): "To Burt and Kozby / Isaac B. Singer"; A Fine Association copy. The NATIONAL BOOK AWARD SPEECH delivered by Singer in 1975 is in Fine condition, is housed in a custom box, and is SIGNED BY ISAAC SINGER on the front page. (We presume this to be a contemporary copy of the speech and not the sheets from which Singer actually read the speech.) ALL THREE OF THE ITEMS OFFERED TOGETHER HERE ARE RARE. Signed copies of the book's first printing are quite scarce. Advance review copies of the book are scarce. Association copies are rare. In this copy we have all 3 features combined and signed Association Review Copies, as offered here, are Rare indeed. The Uncorrected Proof of this important Singer book are quite scarce, and signed copies of the Uncorrected Proof are Rare. Finally, in our experience, signed copies of Singer's National Book Award Acceptance Speech are Rare as well. A remarkable collection of three items related to one of Singer's important National Book Award-Winning book, two of which are Association Copies, two of which are Advance Copies, and ALL THREE OF WHICH ARE SIGNED BY ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER. RARE.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        MONARQUIA LUSITANA [EDIÇÃO FAC-SIMILE].

      - Por. Introdução de A. da Silva Rego. Notas de A. A. Banha de Andrade e M. dos Santos Alves. Imprensa Nacional - Casa da Moeda. Lisboa. 1973-1988. 8 partes em 8 volumes. De 30x21 cm. Brochados. Ilustrados com os frontispícios das edições de 1597, 1609, 1632 (2 volumes), 1650, 1672, 1682 e 1727. Obra monumental redigida pelos historiógrafos alcobacenses ao longo de 130 anos. Inocêncio I, 372; I, 98; II, 360; VII, 48 e VI, 102: "FR. BERNARDO DE BRITO, chamado no seculo BALTHASAR DE BRITO DE ANDRADE, Monge Cisterciense, cuja cogula vestiu no mosteiro de Alcobaça em 1585, Doutor em Theologia pela Univ. de Coimbra, Chronista da sua Congregação, e Chronista mór do Reino, nomeado por Filippe II de Portugal em 1616 por obito de Francisco de Andrade. - N. na villa e praça d’Almeida a 20 de Agosto de 1569, e m. em Alcobaça a 27 de Fevereiro de 1617. FR. ANTONIO BRANDÃO, Monge Cisterciense da Congregação de S. Bernardo em Portugal, cuja regra professou a 27 de Outubro de 1599. Foi Doutor em Theologia pela Univ. de Coimbra, Abbade do mosteiro do Desterro em Lisboa, e exerceu na sua Ordem outros cargos, inclusivè o de Geral para que foi eleito a 1 de Maio de 1636. - Chronista mór do Reino, por carta regia de Filippe III de Portugal de 19 de Maio de 1630. - N. em Alcobaça a 25 de Abril de 1584, e m. no mosteiro da mesma villa a 27 de Novembro de 1637. FR. FRANCISCO BRANDÃO, Monge Cisterciense, Doutor em Theologia pela Univ. de Coimbra, Geral da sua Congregação, e Chronista mór do Reino, cargo em que succedeu a seu tio Fr. Antonio Brandão. N. na villa do Alcobaça em 1601, e m. em Lisboa a 28 de Abril de 1680. FR. RAPHAEL DE JESUS, Monge Benedictino, Procurador geral e D. Abbade em varios mosteiros da sua congregação, e Chronista mór do reino por alvará de 11 de Novembro de 1681. - Foi natural de Guimarães, e m. no convento de S. Bento de Lisboa a 23 de Dezembro de 1693, contando 79 annos de edade e 64 de religioso. FR. MANUEL DOS SANCTOS, Monge Cisterciense, Chronista mór do reino e da sua congregação, etc. - Foi natural do termo de Cantanhede, bispado de Coimbra, e nascido a 8 de Novembro de 1672. M. no mosteiro de Alcobaça a 29 de Abril de 1740'. Location/localizacao: 8-3-A-2

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        Lindbergh Of Minnesota; A Political Biography

      New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1973]. First Edition. Signed by Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr., the subject's son the aviator, with the author's signed inscription to Val Bjornson on the title page. With black-and-white photographs, cartoons, and a map. Foreword by Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr. Bound in the publisher's original blue cloth with the title stamped in gilt on the spine. Larson's well-researched biography of America's Aviation Hero focuses primarily on the political life of Lindbergh and the Lindbergh family. The dust jacket has light wear at the extremities, otherwise very good. Book condition: Book fine, Dust jacket fine.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Stubenatlasse. Lithographie. Ausstellungsplakat. 1973. Links unten in Bleistift signiert u. numeriert: 23/300.

      - 63,5 : 90,5 cm. Aebersold 123. – Eines von 300 signierten und numerierten Exemplaren auf Rives (Gesamtauflage: 500 Ex., davon 200 auf Offsetpapier). – Drucker: Casserini, Thun. – Verleger: Galerie Ziegler, Zürich. Mit Schrift in der Darstellung: „Galerie Renée Ziegler zeigt Stubenatlasse & neue Grafik von B.Luginbühl 4. Art Basel & Zürich 19. Mai – 16. Juni Minervastrasse 33 – 1973 / Steindruck Casserini Auflage 500".

      [Bookseller: Zähringer]
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        Birchwood

      W.W. Norton & Company, New York, USA 1973 - First US Edition,First edition, first printing (first impression) with the number "1" to the copyright page to indicate a true first print in a near fine Dust Jacket. The jacket is clipped to the lower flap however not price clipped, a shade lighter to the spine, and a tiny nick to one edge and tip otherwise as new. The book itself is unread tight and clean, as new. SIGNED by John Banville to the title page. Banville's scarcest novel and exceptionally uncommon in collectible condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kelleher Rare Books]
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        Rare, if not unique, genuine Gerald Ford Free Frank cover

      Gerald Ford free frank cover. Ford signs in ballpoint pen under a printed signature on a Congress of the United States envelope. Postmarked from Washington, Nov. 29, 1973.

      [Bookseller: University Archives ]
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        The Complete Graphic Work of Paul Nash

      Secker & Warburg, London 1973 - Limited ed. 34/43 signed by the author. Pp, 87. Many illustrations. This special edition is with four tipped-in, previously unpublished woodcuts numbered and with the authentication stamp of the Paul Nash Trust. Bound in 1/4 morocco with buckram boards, in buckram slipcase. Spine of slipcase slightly bubbled, spine ends of book slightly rubbed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Besleys Books ABA ILAB]
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        Continental IV

      1973 - Black and white gelatin silver print. Framed on a wooden board behind a clear Plexiglas panel. 42x59.5 cm. Signed, titled and dated in black ink at the bottom of the picture. Also signed, titled and dated on the back of the wooden panel. Provenance: Galerie F. Lambert, Milan; Private collection, Paris. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: ARCHIVES]
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        Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72

      San Francisco: Straight Arrow Books, (1973). Fine in a very close to fine jacket, lightly edgeworn, with a few tiny edge nicks. Superlative crisp copy of a book usually found in subpar condition.. First Edition. Second state jacket with a price of $7.95 and no white border around the author photo on the rear of the jacket. Illustrations by Ralph Steadman. Thompson's best book (in our opinion), and one of the great examples of political writing and travel reportage of the 20th century.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Oars Messages - Seamail

      [Easthampton, NY. 2013]. Unique artist's book, hand-written and hand-painted by the artist / author, Barry McCallion on cream Rives BFK and black St. Armand paper, signed and dated the printed colophon, "Barry McCallion / January 2013." Page size: 11-15/16 x 9-3/8 inches; 28pp. Bound: loose as issued housed in custom-made black cloth over boards clamshell box with large red "X" - cancellation stamp - on front of box with collaged "stamp" 1-1/8 x 2 inches, hand-drawing in black ink showing oarsman rowing in boat within a roundel, titled OARS MESSAGES with square, cross, circle, and double circle in each of the four corners, title in black on white paper label on spine, fine. The text is written in white ink on black St. Armand paper and the "cancelled stamps" are drawn in black india ink and colored with Winsor & Newton inks, including silver metallic. The artist / author notes that this book contains notes in the Oarsman's hand (not legible)and cancelled stamps unique to the messages of 1973. "The Oarsman resolved on his journey in 1970. As he spent the next two years organizing his departure and provisioning his boat, these are his earliest - as well as his most elaborate attempts to communicate. The Oarsman's journey is not without precedents; Joshua Slocum or Odysseus explore and engage the world from the 'boat of self.' Any journey - long or short, actual or fictional - becomes a pattern for life. These drawings afford us a glimpse of the Oarsman. The stamps are cancelled. If we are inclined to be generous, we can infer that they (and he) arrived at their destination." Barry McCallion continues his exploration of the narrative of his created world (or is it his observations of this world?) through chance word and particular image. His creation of the Oarsman - a sailor / traveler who rows (backward of course) towards his mythical destination - is intriguing. His voyages may be autobiographical or completely haphazard. He hoists his sails or locks his oars and is off - and we follow, observing from the sidelines, to places we otherwise would not go. See an Image.

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        THE SHRINKING MAN

      London: David Bruce & Watson London: David Bruce & Watson,. [1973]. boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with touch of light dust soiling to. white background on rear panel. A very nice copy. (#89435). First hardcover edition. "The classic SF horror tale of a man who steadily shrinks and shrinks until he disappears into a microcosmic world. There is some gobbledygook about atomic radiation being the cause of all this, but basically it's a psychological fantasy -- and a remarkably powerful one. " - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition, p. 327. This Bruce and Watson edition includes an introduction by Kingsley Amis. A effective 1957 film, "The Incredible Shrinking Man," directed by Jack Arnold is based on a screenplay written by Matheson. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-721. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-219. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 18. King list, p. 390. Winter list, p. 270.

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        The Collected Works of Sir Winston Churchill

      [London]: Library of Imperial History in Association with the Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited, (1973). Centenary edition. A few of the slipcases very slightly rubbed, two with slightly different colour green, all volumes as new. Royal octavo.

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        Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72 [Inscribed Association Copy]

      NY: Popular Library. (1973). The first Popular Library edition of Thompson's third book, the second of his "Fear & Loathing" accounts, in which Thompson covers the Nixon/McGovern race for the Presidency, bringing to the campaign a sense of humor and horror that is simultaneously both off-the-wall and entirely appropriate to its subject. Inscribed by Thompson at Owl Farm, October 7, 1977 to photographer Michael Montfort: "Michael - we enjoyed your visit to Owl Farm - come back when Lutz has a plan to make us both rich. Thanks. H.S. Thompson." Additionally signed and dated inside the front cover. Montfort is well-known for his collaborations with Charles Bukowski, of whom he took between 2000 and 3000 photographs during his career. Montfort also took an iconic photograph of Thompson himself, aiming his .44 Magnum, which appeared in X-Ray 9, the artists' magazine put together by Johnny Brewton, in 2003. Trace rubbing to folds; price sticker on the front cover; very near fine in wrappers. An uncharacteristically nice inscription, and association, indicative of a long-term relationship between the two. . First Edition. Softcover.

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        L'Art arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire depuis le VIIe siècle jusqu'à la fin du XVIIIe (Paris, A. Morel et Cie, 1869--1877).,Heidelberg,Springer-Verlag KG,1973

      Springer-Verlag KG 1973 Reprint 1877. French Text. Heidelberg, 1973; 4 vol., leatherbound, pp. 296, 200 b/w and col. plates, cm 49x63. (Vol. 1-2-3 Plates, cm 49x63). (Vol. 4 Text., cm 22x31). francaise 90-277-900 paperback

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        Voyages de Gulliver

      Fogola 1973 Suite di 42 incisioni originali alla maniera nera numerate e firmate (cm 5,6x6,7), appositamente incise dall'Artista per illustrare "I viaggi di Gulliver" di Jonathan Swift stampati da Fogola in LXXV esemplari. Il a été tiré de cette serie d'estampes à la manière noire gravée par Avati 100 suites signées et numeérotées 1/100 - 100/100. Ces gravures ont servies d'illustrations pour le livre "I viaggi di Gulliver" de Jonathan Swift tiré à LXXV exemplaires Cm 31,5x21,5 pp. 44 Fogli sciolti in custodia (loose as issued in original portfolio) Ottimo (Fine)

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        DELLEANI: LA VITA, L'OPERA E IL SUO TEMPO.

      Stamperia Artistica Nazionale 1973/1974 (Codice libreria BO0238) In 4° (cm 31) 2 volumi, XXIV-812, 504 pp. Repertorio fondamentale. Il primo vol. contiene l'ampio testo critico ed è illustrato con 135 tavole a colori applicate e 337 riproduzioni in nero. Il secondo volume, con le 2.414 schede del repertorio cronologico delle opere, bibliografiche e varie appendici, è illustrato con altre 498 illustrazioni in nero. Splendida monumentale monografia sul grande artista biellese (Pollone 1840 - Torino 1908) edita a cura della Cassa di Risp. di Biella. Tutta tela editoriale, sovracc. figurata, astuccio a colori. Ottimo esemplare. Euro 750

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        Delleani. La vita, l'opera e il suo tempo. A cura della Cassa di Risparmio di Biella.

      Torino, Stamperia Artistica Nazionale, 1973.2 voll. in-4° (303x210mm), pp. XXI, (2), 811; 502, (6); legatura editoriale in t. tela verde con firma di Delleani riprodotta in bianco al piatto e al dorso. Sovraccoperta figurata a colori, custodia editoriale in cartone e in tela verde con riproduzioni di dipinti di Delleani ai piatti. 135 tavv. a colori applicate e 337 illustrazioni in bianco e nero, una sessantina della quali a carattere biografico. Altre 498 riproduzioni in b.n. di dipinti, in nero, s'accompagnano alle 2414 schede del repertorio cronologico delle opere che costituisce il nucleo essenziale del secondo volume, con date, firme, dediche e dichiarazioni messe a confronto in 169 fac-simili, compresi gli esempi di contraffazioni. Stato di nuovo. Ricercata e referenziale monografia, in prima e unica edizione, sull'artista pollonese, impressa in tiratura limitata (esemplare n° 366) per il Centro Studi Piemontesi di Torino e promossa dalla presidenza della Cassa di Risparmio di Biella a celebrazione del sessantesimo anniversario della morte di Delleani. La cura grafica dell'opera è dovuta precipuamente allo stesso Dragone; le fotografie furono eseguite espressamente da svariati fotografi di Torino, Biella, Milano, Roma, ecc. Il testo è impresso in speciale carta vergata, mentre le tavole sono su carta Dolomia. Carattere tipografico Baskerville. Con testimonianze e florilegi critici, indicazioni sui valori di mercato delle tele di Delleani, repertorio cronologico delle opere, bibliografia delleaniana compilata da Piergiorgio Dragone, alberi genealogici, documenti biografici, regesti, indici, ecc.

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        MUTILANTES Y MUTILADOS POR ZAPATA

      Editions Rousseau Genève 1973A cura di:Alain Jouffroy - Anno di edizione:1973 - Lingua:Francese - Larghezza cm:21 - Altezza cm:29 - Tipologia illustrazioni:disegni, in bianco e nero, a piena pagina - Illustrazioni BN n.:18 - Condizioni del prodotto:Perfette - Segni particolari:RARO, Prima Edizione - Pos:LUGA10 - Raccolta in cofanetto cartonato con interno di velluto rosso di 18 incisioni originali dell'artista Julio Herrero Zapata (1932-2001) Il testo manoscritto di Alain Jouffroy è stato scritto nel corso del primo trimestre 1968 al momento della creazione delle incisioni. Ciascuna delle 18 incisioni è firmata a matita dall'artista e numerata 23/50. L'intera opera è conservata in perfette condizioni.

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        If I Die in a Combat Zone

      London: Calder & Boyars, 1973. 1st British printing. Fine/Fine dust jacket. 199 p., small 8vo, AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK;

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        Storia d'Italia

      Einaudi 1973 Vol. I-VI in 10 tomi (I caratteri originali - Dalla caduta dell'impero romano al secolo XVIII - Dal primo Settecento all'Unità - Dall'unità a oggi - I documenti - Atlante). Annali I-VI in 7 tomi (Dal feudalesimo al capitalismo - L'immagine fotografica 1845-1945 - Scienza e tecnica - Intellettuali e potere - Il paesaggio). Scritti di Giulio Bollati, Corrado Vivanti, Franco Venturi, Roberto Paris, Alberto Asor Rosa, Cesare De Seta, Adriano Prosperi, Ugo Tucci, Carlo Bertelli, et al. Numerose tavole con fotografie e ill. in nero e a colori 8vo pp. circa 800/vol. - tavole ril tela, sovrac, custodia (cloth, DJ, slip-case) Molto buono (Very Good)

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        A Complete Concordance to Flavius Josephus. Vol. 1.,Leiden,Brill Academic Publishers,1973

      Brill Academic Publishers 1973 English, german and russian text. Leiden, 1973; clothbound, pp. 550, cm 25x32. english deutsch russian 90-04-0365

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        Litoral. Revista de la Poesía y el Pensamiento. Director: Manuel Gallego Morell. [Números 1 a 36, ambos inclusive: Mayo de 1968 a Enero-Febrero de 1973].

      Málaga, Imprenta Dardo, 1968-1973. Veintitrés volúmenes en 4to. Paginación variable. Cubiertas originales.

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