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        Les Songs (Songes) Drolatiques de Pantagruel. Farblithographie auf Japanpapier aus Francois Rabelais *Gargantua et Pantagruel * ( Buchstabe E ), signiert und nummeriert.

      Carpentier, Genf, Geneva 1973 - Bildmaß 68 x 48 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Blattmaß ca. 76 x 54 cm. Das Blatt rechts unten von Dali in Bleistift signiert, links unten mit 19/250 in Bleistift handnummeriert. Aus der Suite *Les Songs (Songes) Drolatiques de Pantagruel *- 1973. In the year 1973 Dali published 25 lithographs that were taken from gouaches + felt pencil on illustrations. The edition was published by Carpentier. These lithographs are signed by Dali and are from suites from the edition 250 printed on Japon paper. The sheet size is 76" x 54 cm with an image size of 65 x 48 cm. No names have been assigned the work (as can be imagined), and they are designated using the alphabetical notation of Field this leaf is the letter *E*. Das Blatt etwas wellig, am Unterrand mit kleiner Randläsion zu den Ecken hin ( durch Passepartout gut abdeckbar ). ( Bitte beachten: Versand kann wegen der Größe nur gerollt erfolgen – sonst bitte Selbstabholung nach Absprache ). ( Lagerort: Große Graphikmappe-blau )( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage – further pics at request ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        The Collected Works.

      London Hamlyn for the Library of Imperial History -6 1973 - Centenary Limited Edition, thirty-eight volumes, 8vo., illustrated with photographic plates and maps, publisher's full vellum, gilt borders, armorial device to upper covers, gilt lettering to spines, all edges gilt, some with age-toning as usual, each volume preserved in the original green slip-case with gilt armorial device. The only collected works of Britain's most famous 20th century statesman, comprising all fifty of Churchill's published titles, complete with the four volumes of Collected Essays published later in 1976. See appendix to Cohen, Bibliography of the Writings of Sir Winston Churchill, Volume I (pp. 1098-1104): 'the print run never exceeded 2,000 copies and only 1,750 sets were ever published. Moreover, it appears that these were only bound as ordered.' Cohen AA1.1-34 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History

      Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York 1973 - First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by Lowell to his first wife Jean Stafford: "For Jean with love from Cal / Robert Lowell." Lowell and Stafford had a tempestuous marriage that ended in 1948 but they remained friends. Stafford died in 1983 in Springs, New York, a small village next to East Hampton, in the house she had shared with her last husband, the New Yorker essayist A.J. Liebling. Her housekeeper inherited everything in the house, and sold the library the following year to the Argosy bookstore in New York City. Loosely inserted in this copy is a short typed letter by one of the proprietors of the Argosy, confirming this book's provenance. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Sämtliche Werke. Dusseldorfer Ausgabe. Herausgegeben von Manfred Windfuhr. 15 parts in 22 volumes.

      - Hamburg, Hoffmann, 1973-1994. Cloth + dustjackets. (Heinich Heine. Historisch-kritische Gesamtausgabe der Werke) *librarysticker on dustjackets and endpapers, stamp verso titlepages, index-volume is missing, good condition* Volume 1.1: Buch der Lieder. Text. Bearbeitet von Pierre Grapin, Volume 1.2: Buch der Lieder. Apparat. Bearbeitet von Pierre Grappin, Volume 2: Neue Gedichte. Bearbeitet von Elisabeth Genton, Volume 3.1: Romanzero. Gedichte. 1853 und 1854. Lyrischer Nachlass. Text. Bearbeitet von Frauke Bartelt (Überlieferung und Lesarten). Alberto Destro (kommentierende Teile), Volume 3.2: Romanzero. Gedichte. 1853 und 1854. Lyrischer Nachlass. Apparat. Bearbeitet von Frauke Bartelt (Überlieferung und Lesarten). Alberto Destro (kommentierende Teile), Volume 4: Atta Troll. Ein Sommernachtstraum. Deutschland. Ein Wintermärchen. Bearbeitet von Winfried Woesler, Volume 5: Almansor. William Ratcliff. Der Rabbi von Bacherach. Aus den Memoiren des Herren von Schnabelewopski. Florentinische Nächte. Bearbeitet von Manfred Windfuhr, Volume 6: Briefe aus Berlin. Über Polen Reisebilder I/II (Prosa). Bearbeitet von Jost Hermand, Volume 7.I: Reisebilder III/IV. Text. Bearbeitet von Alfred Opitz, Volume 7.2: Reisebilder III/IV. Apparat. Bearbeitet von Alfred Opitz, Volume 8.I: Zur Geschichte der Religion und Philosophie in Deutschland. Die romantische Schule. Text. Bearbeitet von Manfred Windfuhr, Volume 8.2: Zur Geschichte der Religion und Philosophie in Deutschland. Die romantische Schule. Apparat. Bearbeitet von Manfred Windfuhr, Volume 9: Elementargeister. Die Göttin Diana. Der Doktor Faust. Die Götter im Exil. Bearbeitet von Arian Neuhaus-Koch, Volume 10: Shakespeares Mädchen und Frauen und Kleinere literaturkritische Schriften. Bearbeitet von Jan-Christoph Hauschild, Volume 11: Ludwig Börne. Eine Denkschrift und Kleinere politische Schriften. Bearbeitet von Helmut Koopmann, Volume 12.I: Französische Maler. Französische Zustände. Über die französische Bühne. Text. Bearbeitet von Jean-René Derré und Christiane Giesen, Volume 12.2: Französische Maler. Französische Zustände. Über die französische Bühne. Apparat. Bearbeitet von Jean-René Derré und Christiane Giesen, Volume 13.I: Lutezia I. Text. Apparat I.-10. Artikel. Bearbeitet von Volkmar Hansen, Volume 13.2: Lutezia I. Apparat. II.-42. Artikel. Bearbeitet von Volkmar Hansen, Volume 14.I: Lutezia II. Text. Apparat 43.-58. Artikel. Bearbeitet von Volkmar Hansen, Volume 14.2: Lutezia II. Apparat. 59.-61. Artikel. Bearbeitet von Volkmar Hansen, Volume 15: Geständnisse. Memoiren und Kleinere autobiographische Schriften. Bearbeitet von Gerd Heinemann. Nice set [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Isis]
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        Hard To Be A God

      New York: Seabury, 1973. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 219 Pp. Green Cloth. Near Fine In Near Fine Dust Jacket (Not Price Clipped, No Wear Or Soiling, 3/4" Completely Closed And Nearly Invisible Tear On Top Edge Of Front Panel, Repaired Internally With Clear Tape.)

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        La scienza in cucina e l'arte di mangiar bene

      NEWTON COMPTON EDITORI, ROMA 1973 - Paperbacks manuali ITALIANO Numero 4 della Collana Paperbacks manuali. Edizione integrale. Legatura in copertina morbida illustrata con dorso sbiadito, lieve usura lungo i bordi, ingiallita e con leggera fioritura così come ai tagli e nelle pagine; tracce di polvere soprattutto sul taglio di testa. Copia in ottimo stato di conservazione

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        Sacred Narcotic Plants of the New World Indians: An Anthology of Texts from the 16th Century to Date

      New York: Hafner Press (Macmillan Publishing Co.), 1973. Original wraps. Very Good. The 1973 1st edition of this very uncommon compilation of writings spanning the last 500 years on sacred narcotic plants of the New World Indians. Tight and VG in its pictorial green wrappers, with light creasing along the outer hinges and very light rubbing to the rear panel. Octavo, compiled by Hedwig Scheiffer, Introductory words by the formidable Richard Evans Schultes, Professor of Biology and Director of the Botanical Museum at Harvard.

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        Anthropologie structurale; [together with] Anthropologie structurale deux.

      [Paris:] Librairie Plon, 1958 & 1973 - 2 works, octavo. Un: uncut and partly unopened in original paper wrappers, spine and wrappers lettered and ruled in black and red. With 6 cuttings stapled and laid in. Deux: original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket and 6 documents laid in. Un: spine sunned, wrappers creased, extremities nicked, hinges cracked but firm. Deux: spine ends rubbed, corners gently bumped, a few small nicks to dust jacket extremities. Both very good copies. Un: 4 double-sided photographic plates, numerous illustrations to the text. Deux: 13 diagrams to the text. A few neat pencil and ink annotations to contents. Scarce first edition, first impression, presentation copies, inscribed by the author to fellow social anthropologist and ethnologist Sir Raymond Firth on the half-titles, "A Raymond Firth, avec l'amitié de Claude Lévi Strauss" and "To Raymond Firth, with warmest regards, Claude Lévi Strauss". Anthropologie structurale and Anthropologie structurale deux present a collection of foundational essays written over the course of nearly two decades and which were key to the development of the theories of structuralism and structural anthropology. Firth (1901-2002) was a lecturer at the London School of Economics and became particularly well known for his study of Maori culture. Lévi-Strauss admired Firth's work and contributed to the papers read at the celebration of Firth's life and works in 2004. The six cuttings laid in to Anthropologie structurale contain reviews of ethnographic, economic, and anthropological works by Raoul and Laura Makarius, Serge Latouche, and Bernard Delfendahl, as well as the front cover for the 1973 catalogue for Editions Anthropos. The five documents laid in to Deux are: a) Three-page signed typewritten draft of Firth's review of D. M. Goodfellow's Principles of Economic Sociology (1939), published in the Royal Institute of Philosophy's journal (1941), annotated by Firth. b) Four-page printed review of La Pensée sauvage by Nur Yalman from the American Anthropologist. c) Note card from Lévi-Strauss to Firth dated 15 May 1968. d) Note card from Firth to unknown recipient, dated 24 May 1977. e) Note on paper, possibly in Firth's handwriting, discussing the translation of the title of Lévi-Strauss's La Pensée sauvage. f) Note on yellow paper, possibly in Firth's handwriting, laid in to p. 139, on the distinction between formalism and structuralism. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Le plaisir du texte

      first edition for which it was not taken from large papers.Roland Barthes' autographed and signed autograph of his close friend Robert (Mauzi): "Dear Robert, without being too bored by this little literature, but with my faithful affection."Slightly insolated back as usually.Seuil Paris 1973 13x18cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Catalogue of Graphic Work 1931-1972. The Graphic Work. L'oeuvre gravé. Das graphische Werk.

      Gérald Cramer Editeur, Genève 1973 - Non paginé. La chronologie se fait par le numéro catalogue de l'oeuvre décrite. Langue principale de l'ouvrage : anglais. Introduction en 3 langues : anglais, français et allemand. Cette présente édition de luxe consiste en un tirage de 200 exemplaires signés par l'artiste, 175 étant numérotés de 1 à 175 et 25 de I à XXV. Les exemplaires numérotés de 1 à 25 comprennent une estampe « Glenkiln Cross II 1972 » (Cat. 188) et une lithographie « Seated Mother and Child 1973 » signées par l'artiste et respectivement numérotées de 1/100 à 25/100. Les exemplaires de 26 à 100 comprennent une estampe signée par l'artiste et numérotées de 26/100 à 100/100. Les exemplaires de 101 à 175 comprennent une lithographie signée par l'artiste et numérotées de 26/100 à 100/100. En outre, 25 exemplaires chiffrée romain de I à XXV comprennent l'estampe et la lithographie, signées par l'artiste et chacune numérotée de I/XXVI à XXV/XXV. Enfin, 15 exemplaires de l'estampe et 15 exemplaire de la lithographie ont été imprimés avec de grandes marges, ils sont signés par l'artiste et marqués HC 1/15 à HC 15/15. Notre exemplaire comporte la signature d'Henry MOORE sous la justification de tirage. L'estampe libre « Glankiln Cross Plate II », signée Moore 73 au crayon, sur papier Rives et filigranée au symbole de l'artiste, est bien présente ; cependant elle ne porte pas de numéro de tirage. Une perforation type pointe de compas ou d'aiguille (visible à la lumière) au centre du bord supérieur de l'image (dans la zone en gris) indique éventuellement une épreuve d'artiste. Couverture rigide, jaquette ornée, emboîtage toilé, environ 32.5 x 24.8 x 5.5 cm. Etat : Très bon, presque neuf. Emboîtage : bon, un peu fatigué. Jaquette : bon, petits frottements et traces. Estampe : bon, non numérotée (mais signée), perforation « trou de compas » telle que décrite plus haut. Photos sur demande. Livre lourd. /// Main language : English. Forword in 3 languages : English, French and German. Our copy is signed but unnumbered. The etching is also signed Moore 73 (Rives paper with watermarked Moore symbol), on the upper edge (grey zone) of the image is a needle or compass hole, visible with light. Please see the picture for description of the deluxe edition. Condition : very fine, almost as new. Slipcase : good, a little bit tired. Etching : fine, no number (but signed), « needle hole » as above described. We send you pictures upon request. Book heavy. 31.8 x 24.5 x 4.6 cm 3550g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Child of God.

      New York: Random House, 1973. First edition of the author's second novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page, "For Jimmy and Chris From El Paso Texas September 18, 1990 From your friend Cormac." Additionally signed in full by Cormac McCarthy below. The recipients were close friends of McCarthy. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Muriel Nasser. A nice association. In this taut, chilling novel, Lester Ballard--a violent, dispossessed man falsely accused of rape--haunts the hill country of East Tennessee when he is released from jail. While telling his story, Cormac McCarthy depicts the most sordid aspects of life with dignity, humor, and characteristic lyrical brilliance. Basis for the 2013 film bearing the same name, starring James Franco.

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        Continuazione A-Z Interventi e azioni off 1970-72

      Edizioni di Continuum, Napoli 1973 - Stampato in 150 copie numerate a mano. Copia n. 9/150 Interventi di Bugli, Caruso, Cassola, Causa, Colucci, De Filippi, Della Casa, Desiato, Diacono, Dufrene, Gerz, Locatelli, Marcheschi, Martini, Parmiggiani, Piccolo, Piemontese, Polara, Ulrichs, Vandrepote, Villa. Foto di Gallina, Visco. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Jerusalem Faces.

      Jerusalem Jerusalem Foundation 1973 - Large folio, (box measures 74.5 x 57 cm), number 24 of 150 sets, from an edition limited to 180. Ssuite of 6 lithographed portraits by Kokoschka on Japon, each numbered and signed in pencil by the artist, each with tissue guard and loose as issued in card folder, together with contents/limitation leaf in original cloth drop-back box, title etc. in blue on upper cover, with the publisher's original cardboard box. Folio in fine condition, some marginal tears to box. Kokoschka, the celebrated Austrian painter (1886-1980) was a leading pioneer of the expressionism movement and undertook this series of portraits at the age of 87. Known as a "court portraitist" in Germany, he had already produced a long line of political art in a career which also encompassed poetry and plays. He took an active interest in international politics and this was one of many of his humanitarian efforts. Concerned by the lingering conflict between Israel and the Middle East, Kokoschka visited Jerusalem in 1973 and undertook the project to benefit the Jerusalem Foundation by portraying the protagonists of Israeli politics featuring a Muslim (Sheik Mustafa Khalil El-Ansari, Chief Warden of the Mosque of Omar), the Greek Orthodox Patriarch (His Beatitude Benedictos I, Greek-Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem) and four prominent Jewish figures (Golda Meir, the Prime Minister of Israel at the time; Dr. Shimon Agranat, President of the Israel Supreme-Court; Moyshe Dayan, Minister of Defence; and Teddy Kollek, Mayor of Jerusalem). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        La botte à nique

      Albert Skira, Paris 1973, 16,5x21,5cm, en feuilles sous chemise et étui. - Albert Skira, Paris 1973, 16,5x21,5cm, en feuilles sous chemise et étui. - Prima edizione, una delle 165 copie numerate su Arches. firma scritta a mano di Jean Dubuffet sotto la giustificazione del sorteggio. La nostra copia è completa molti della sua serigrafia presentato in una cartella separata. Nizza copia. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 165 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches. Signature manuscrite de Jean Dubuffet en dessous de la justification du tirage. Notre exemplaire est bien complet de sa sérigraphie présentée sous une chemise à part. Bel exemplaire.  

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        Alistair Cooke's America

      London & New York: British Broadcasting Corporation and Alfred A. Knopf,, 1973. Tall octavo (280 x 200 mm). Publisher's red crushed full morocco by Morrell, titles to spine and front cover gilt, gilt stamped compartments and raised bands to spine, turn-ins and edges gilt, marbled and map endpapers. Housed in the red cloth slipcase with marbled sides, as issued. Illustrated with numerous colour plates and maps. Spine lightly faded; an excellent, bright copy. First edition, signed limited issue. Number 2 of 250 copies signed by the author and specially bound for the occasion of the American Bicentennial celebration. This work accompanied Cooke's BBC 2 series America, "a personal history of the United States", written and presented by Cooke and produced by Michael Gill (ODNB). It was broadcast in both countries across 1972 and 1973 and in the US a "charitable foundation considered the book of such educational value that it put a copy in every American public library" (ibid.)

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        BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS

      New York: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1973. INSCRIBED BY KURT VONNEGUTcovering the entire front flyleaf: "Peace and plenty to my pal --- Kurt Vonnegut, July 14, 1977." Vonnegut has also drawn what looks like a star with the inscription. Near fine in full orange cloth and near fine, price-intact dust jacket with very light sunning to the spine.. SIGNED. First Printing (Stated). Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: RON RAMSWICK BOOKS, IOBA ]
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        Farblithographie auf Japanpapier aus Francois Rabelais *Gargantua et Pantagruel *, Genf 1973. Von Dali signiert und nummeriert.

       1973 Bildmaß 48 x 68 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Blattmaß ca. 76 x 54 cm. Das Blatt rechts unten von Dali in Bleistift, signiert, links unten mit 19/250 handnummeriert. Das Blatt etwas wellig, am Unterrand mit kleiner Randläsion zu den Ecken hin ( durch Passepartout gut abdeckbar ). ( Bitte beachten: Versand kann wegen der Größe nur gerollt erfolgen – sonst bitte Selbstabholung nach Absprache ). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Dali, Lithographie, Farblithographie, signiert, nummeriert, Rabelais, Gargantua, Pantagruel, lithography, signed, numbered, Google

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        POEM OCCASIONED BY A SPRING NIGHT AND A SIMILE.

      Berkeley, 1973. Original typescript poem, seven lines, on quarto sheet, signed at end, "Bob," and with his ms. return address affixed to upper left corner. Very good. A short poem of occasion, dedicated and sent to Chester Kerr, then principal of Yale University Press, publisher the same year of his first clothbound book, FIELD GUIDE, in the YSYP. Stapled to the typescript is a carbon of Kerr's response, dated 23 April 1973, opening: "Cripes, no one's done a poem for me since Steve Benet sent me one during WWII - as from the Writers War Board to the young commissar of wartime book publishing in the OWI...."

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland; Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.

      London: Macmillan, 1973 - 2 works in one volume, small octavo (175 x 115 mm). Recent red morocco by Bayntun-Riviere, raised bands, second and third compartments gilt-lettered direct, others gilt-stamped with Alice motifs, gilt block of the White Rabbit to front board and of the Red Queen to the rear, all edges gilt, inner dentelles richly gilt, marbled endpapers. A fine copy. Frontispieces and illustrations to the text by John Tenniel. A lovely copy of Carroll's classic novels, with all the original illustrations by Tenniel.

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        Teatr. (Teatp). 1973. 11 issues.

      Moscow (Moskva): Iskusstvo 1973 - 4to. Original wraps. 11 of 12 issues, lacking no. 2.Later issues ISSN 0131-6885 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Artist Program - de l'ame pour l'ame (of the soul for the soul) An Evening Honoring the First True Poet and Seer Arthur Rimbaud 20 Octobre 1854 10 Novembre 1891

      No Place: Privately Printed, No Date. First edition. Loose Sheets. Near Fine. Single sheet of blue paper measuring 8 1/3 x 13 7/8" tall. With a line drawing of the poet Rimbaud (by Patti Smith, although not attributed). Near Fine condition with faint crease. A program for an evening of poetry and music celebrating the anniversary of the death of poet Arthur Rimbaud. Includes a list of poems by Smith as well as one by Kurt Weil and one by Hank Ballard. Smith's name is not mentioned in this program, but she refers to this event in her memoir Just Kids as having taken place in 1973 in New York on the rooftop of Le Jardin in the Hotel Diplomat off Times Square. One of Patti's earliest performances.

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        Mémoires d´un touriste. (fragments).

      André et Pierre Rémon, 1973 2°, 98 S., 26 Orig-Zeichnungen., HPrgt-Mappe, darin Broschur mit losen Bogen, in HPrgt-Schmuckschuber., Vom Künstler u. Verleger im Impressum signiert. Numeriertes Exemplar. Nr. 28/38. Text frz. «La texte. composé à la main. en caractère Garamond. a été tiré par le maître imprimeur André Kundig à Genève. Les papiers ont été fournis par la maison Jean Rochat. l´emboîtage du livre par la reliure Veihl. Sur vélin Versand D: 20,00 EUR Illustr. Bücher - Originalgrafik Bibliophile Ausgaben Literatur Franz. Signierte Bücher

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        And I am alone in my house From Some Poems for Jules Laforgue, A book of 22 Screenprinted illustrations Edition B

      - Screenprint, 1973, edition of 200, published by Petersburg Press in association with Waddington Galleries, London. sheet 405x 355mm Cristea, the complete prints; 38r Published in three editions lettered A, B, C. Edition A: English edition of 200 copies plus 20 AP plus 6 individual prints Edition B: French edition of 200 copies plus 20 AP plus 6 individual prints Edition C: unbound portfolio edition of 100 copies plus 20 AP.

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        Gravity’s Rainbow.

      New York: The Viking Press, 1973. First edition of the author's National Book Award-winning novel. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Herb Yellin- Regards, Thomas Pynchon." The recipient Herb Yellin, was the publisher and founder of Lord John Press, considered by many to be one of the most important small presses of the 20th century. He formed a friendship with the author Thomas Pynchon. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with some light wear to the extremities and a closed tear to the rear panel. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Books signed and inscribed by Pynchon are one of the great rarities of twentieth century literature. Gravity's Rainbow is one of the few truly great novels of the century, and at the same time one of the most disappointing, disturbing, maddening.... One of the most original fictive styles to have been developed since Joyce" (Contemporary Novelists, 1136). It is regarded by many scholars as the greatest American novel published after the end of the second world war, and is "often considered as the postmodern novel, redefining both postmodernism and the novel in general" (Pohllman). Time named it one of its "All-Time 100 Greatest Novels", a list of the best English-language novels from 1923 to 2005.

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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam [Susan Allix etchings and binding]

      London: Lewis Rouse Jones (Typography) / Susan Allix (Binding), 1973. Limited Edition. Leather. Fine. Allix, Susan. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 45 p. Limited edition of 75 total, this one of 25 specially bound by Susan Allix, this copy inscribed by her. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, translated by Edward Fitzgerald according to his first edition. The Rubaiyat captured the imagination of the literary world and has inspired countless versions, many by highly regarded artists. This version, with artwork by Susan Allix, uses embossed prints to present a tactile set of pages that use geometrically inspired shapes to interpret the poetry. Each page is a delight to both the eye and the touch. ***DESCRIPTION: Bound in full crimson leather with a gold-tooled geometric pattern interspersed with stars on the front, gilt lettering on the spine, fore- and bottom edges uncut, patterned endpapers, title page in brown with a small decoration in black at the top, 23 etchings in colour and two photographs printed from half tone blocks, each tissue-guarded and signed in pencil by Susan Allix, the Fournier text letterpress hand-set and printed by Lewis Rouse Jones on J Green white wove mould made paper of Imperial 140 lb HP; small quarto size (approximately 10" tall), with 45 French folded pages. Total edition of 75, numbers 1-25 bound by Susan Allix, this being no. 21, her signature is on the colophon page with an inscription "For Mimi and Arnold Elkind", Grolier Club members who were supportive of Ms. Allix and her work in the early days. ***CONDITION: Fine, with a strong, square text block, solid hinges, perfectly straight corners with no rubbing, the interior is clean and bright, and it is entirely free of prior owner markings. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard does not always cover costs; please contact us for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        Crash.

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1973 - Octavo. Original blue boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine gently rolled, light foxing to top edge; an excellent copy in the jacket with minor rubbing to extremities. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "To John, J. G. Ballard". Additionally signed, with an original water-colour drawing of the spine design, by the dust jacket illustrator Bill Botten on the front free endpaper. Crash was the first of the six dust jackets Botten designed for Ballard's works. Signed copies of this work are uncommon, with no copies traced at auction. Pringle A114. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        TU VIPERA GENTILE DELITTO DI STATO. SOCCORSO A DOROTEA. TU VIPERA GENTILE

      CLUB DEGLI EDITORI, VERONA 1973 - UN LIBRO AL MESE ITALIANO N. 3 della collana, rilegatura editoriale cartonata, blu con fregio d'oro al piatto e titoli al dorso, sovraccoperta illustrata, leggermente ingiallita, scolorita ai bordi e con lievi segni del tempo, pagine lievemente ingiallite ai bordi

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        Gravity's Rainbow.

      New York: The Viking Press, 1973. First edition of the author's National Book Award-winning novel. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Herb Yellin- Regards, Thomas Pynchon." The recipient Herb Yellin, was the publisher and founder of Lord John Press, considered by many to be one of the most important small presses of the 20th century. He formed a friendship with the author Thomas Pynchon. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with some light wear to the extremities and a closed tear to the rear panel. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Books signed and inscribed by Pynchon are one of the great rarities of twentieth century literature. Gravity's Rainbow is one of the few truly great novels of the century, and at the same time one of the most disappointing, disturbing, maddening.... One of the most original fictive styles to have been developed since Joyce" (Contemporary Novelists, 1136). It is regarded by many scholars as the greatest American novel published after the end of the second world war, and is "often considered as the postmodern novel, redefining both postmodernism and the novel in general" (Pohllman). Time named it one of its "All-Time 100 Greatest Novels", a list of the best English-language novels from 1923 to 2005.

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        Lithograph]: "Linear Fantasy"

      1973 - Original lithograph in black and orange. Image measures 11.75" x 18.25" (with margins 16" x 23.25"). Glazed and framed. Hand Inscribed, titled, Signed, and dated by Miller below the image: "For Sydney Omarr -- Linear Fantasy -- Henry Miller 1973." Surreal image with discernible human faces. Unexamined out of the frame, but all indications are that the lithograph is in fine condition. On the reverse is an old label, contemporary with the frame, indicating the lithograph was framed in Santa Monica, California. Omarr was a close friend of Miller's and famous as 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. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Drawings and Diagrams 1963-1972 from Dan Flavin / Corners, Barriers and Corridors in Fluorescent Light from Dan Flavin [2 CATALOGUES ISSUED TOGETHER]

      Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis MO, 1973. Two paperback catalogues, each bound in stiff printed paper covers and issued together in a single heavy plastic cover. There is some light foxing on the endpapers and very slight tanning to the covers associated with age, and the plastic cover is a bit rubbed from shelving. Otherwise, each binding is tight and solid, with no other markings to the interiors. Volume 1 is 94 pages; Volume 2 is 56 pages. Texts are in English, with almost all illustrations in black and white. Published on the occasion of the exhibition held from January 26-March 11, 1973. Checklist for the exhibition, with detailed cataloguing of each work. There is a decent bibliography of related readings, and a black and white portrait of the artist. . Wrappers. Very Good.

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        Children's Crusade. Kinderkreuzzug. Op. 82. A Ballad for children's voices and orchestra

      Music by Benjamin Britten. Words by Bertolt Brecht. Illustrations by Sidney Nolan. A limited edition facsimile of the composer's manuscript. London: Faber Music Limited, 1973. Folio,  half-crushed morocco over papered boards (small scuff to head of spine), 36pp. with twelve high quality plates by Nolan, facsimile of Britten's handwritten score with pasted on additions, original slipcase (moderately worn). Written for the members of Wandsworth School Boys' Choir to perform on the 50th Anniversary of The Save the Children Fund at St. Paul's Cathedral on 19th May, 1969. This edition published to mark the occasion of the composer's sixtieth birthday. One of three hundred specially bound de luxe copies, hand numbered and signed by Benjamin Britten and Sidney Nolan.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        Robert Delaunay: Jacques Damase - Bruxelles 1973 [WITH A LARGE FOLDED ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH]

      Jacques Damase, Bruxelles 1973 - Folio (14 x 10 1/2"). Original glassine over lithographic wrappers. [1] leaf (transparent title), 24 loose pages, as issued. Published on the occasion of a 1973 exhibition of Robert Delaunay's artwork at the Jacques Damase Gallery in Brussels, this catalogue contains a large folded original lithograph signed in the stone by the artist. The total sheet measures 31 1/4 x 13 3/4" (79 x 34.5 cms).Original glassine partly creased and torn. Spine of stiff paper portfolio partly creased (not affecting the lithographs). Some age-toning to the transparent title. Text in French. Glassine in overall fair, portfolio in good+, interior and large folded lithograph in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Gravity's Rainbow (First Edition)

      New York: Viking Press, 1973. First Edition. First Edition. Winner of the National Book Award. Very Good plus in a bright, Near Fine dust jacket. Faint foxing to the front page edge, else Near Fine. Jacket with a touch of rubbing to the extremities.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Robert Delaunay: Jacques Damase - Bruxelles 1973 [WITH A LARGE FOLDED ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH]

      Bruxelles: Jacques Damase, 1973. First edition. Softcover. fair to vg. Folio (14 x 10 1/2"). Original glassine over lithographic wrappers. [1] leaf (transparent title), 24 loose pages, as issued. Published on the occasion of a 1973 exhibition of Robert Delaunay's artwork at the Jacques Damase Gallery in Brussels, this catalogue contains a large folded original lithograph signed in the stone by the artist. The total sheet measures 31 1/4 x 13 3/4" (79 x 34.5 cms).Original glassine partly creased and torn. Spine of stiff paper portfolio partly creased (not affecting the lithographs). Some age-toning to the transparent title. Text in French. Glassine in overall fair, portfolio in good+, interior and large folded lithograph in very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller ]
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        Overlijdensbericht. Necrology.

      , 1973 - Paul Schuitema. Foto die hij van zichzelf maakte en gebruikte voor een affiche in 1931 ‘ internationaal reclame drukwerk foto’s fotomontages’. Uniek is in dit geval dat het door zijn vrouw gebruikt werd bij het overlijden van P. Schuitema in 1973 voor een bedankkaartje aan familieleden. Uitgevouwen: 21,5 x 15 cms. Binnenzijde beschreven. Een deel ervan werd ook gebruikt voor de cover van Dick Maan, Paul Schuitema beeldend organisator. Conditie: bovenzijde iets rafelig. Zijkant wat onzorgvuldig afgesneden.

      [Bookseller: adr. van den bemt]
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        Théâtre complet de Sacha Guitry en 12 tomes

      Editions du Club de l'Honnête Homme 1973 - Complet du théâtre de Sacha Guitry en 12 tomes reliés épais couvertures noires avec auteur et titres dorés sur la première de couverture et auteur et filet doré au dos. Tom1 : Nono. Le cocu qui faillit tout gâter. Chez les Zoaques. Le Kwtz. La clef. Petite Hollande. Le scandale de Monte-Carlo. Le veilleur de nuit. C'te pucelle d'Adèle ; tome 2 : Un beau mariage. Jean III ou l?irrésistible vocation du fils Mondoucet. La prise de Berg-of-Zoom. La pèlerine écossaise. Deux couverts. La jalousie. Une vilaine femme brune. Faisons un rêve. Un type dan le genre de Napoléon ; tome 3 : Jean de la Fontaine. Un soir quand on est seul Chez la reine Isabeau. L'illusionniste. Deburau. Pasteur ; tome 4 :Le mari. la femme et l'amant. Mon rêve avait raison. Béranger. Je t'aime. Le comédien. Le grand-duc. Tome 5 : Jacqueline. Chez Jean de La Fontaine. On passe dans huit jours. Un sujet de roman. L'amour masqué. Le lion et la poule. L'accroche-coeur. Une étoile nouvelle. Moeart. Désiré ; tome 6. . 12 in8 reliés avec 2 ou 3 accrocs minimes [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vues sur Loire]
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        THE COLLECTED WORKS. And COLLECTED ESSAYS. The Story of the Malakand Field Force; The River War; London to Ladysmith; Ian Hamilton's March; Savrola; Lord Randolph Churchill; My African Journey; Liberalism and the Social Problem; The World Crisis; My Early Life; Thoughts and Adventures; Marlborough; Great Contemporaries; Arms and the Covenant; Step by Step; War Speeches: (Into Battle; The Unrelenting Struggle; The End of the Beginning; Onwards to Victory; The Dawn of Liberation; Victory; Secret Session Speeches); Post-War Speeches: (The Sinews of Peace; Europe Unite; In the Balance; Stemming the Tide; The Unwritten Alliance); Maxims and Reflections; The Second World War: (The Gathering Storm; Their Finest Hour; The Grand Alliance; Hinge of Fate; Closing the Ring; Triumph & Tragedy); A History of the English Speaking Peoples: (The New World, The Great Democracies, The Age of Revolution, The Birth of Britain); The Collected Essays.

      Complete in 38 volumes. Large 8vo. (9.4 x 6.3 inches). The Centenary Edition. Limited Edition of 3000 sets. This set is one of those without the limitation labels affixed to the flyleaves. Includes the 4 supplement volumes of Collected Essays published later, in 1976. Bound in full publisher's vellum with gilt titles to spines and with Churchill's coat of arms stamped in gilt to front boards within a single ruled gilt border. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Silk marker in each volume. Including all the original dark green slipcases, each with the gilt stamped Churchill coat of arms on the front panel, for the 34 volumes of the works. The four volumes of Essays are without these slipcases. A few of these cases are rubbed or lightly marked, but overall very good. Bindings with differing degrees of browning to the covers, as is usual with this set, although this one is generally brighter than usually found and shows very well on the shelf. Illustrated throughout with numerous maps, charts, photographs and illustrations. This set contains all 50 of Churchill's published titles, and was issued to mark the centenary of his birth. Originally published with a strict limitation of 3000, but in fact only about 1700 sets of 34 volumes were actually issued. This set also includes the matching additional 4 volumes of Essays, published 3 years later.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        LA MULATTA.

      Milano, Rizzoli, 1973. In-8, cartonato editoriale, pp. 159. Prima edizione italiana.In buono stato (good copy).

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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        La mala Italia Storie nere di fine secolo

      RIZZOLI EDITORE, 1973. ITALIANO 0,98 Legatura in cartoncino rigido telato, con titolo al dorso. Sovracoperta mancante. Pagine in buonissimo stato. Ricco di illustrazioni in nero, nel testo e fuori. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Eyelids of Morning: The Mingled Destines of Crocodiles and Men. (Signed First Edition)

      Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society, 1973. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. Another brilliant book from Beard with text by Alistair Graham and numerous photographs and drawings by Beard. A very good copy with some wear to the bottom corners and bottom of the spine in a very good plus price clipped dust jacket that has a few small tears and some very minor wear. Signed and very warmly inscribed by Beard to the then curator of the Minneapolis Institute of Art The inscription is on a two pages and has a drawing of his hand, an inkprint of his foot, some dried blood with the notation "Spoor no more" a small drawing of a lighthouse and another small drawing of animal bones. A very nice copy with one of the more elaborate inscriptions I've seen on this title.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        The Botany and Chemistry of Hallucinogens

      Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed by Author. Signed by Schultes and Hofmann on title page in black ink, dated October 28, 1977, which was during the second World Conference on Hallucinogenic Mushrooms in Fort Wordon, Washington. First edition, apparent second state binding of gray cloth with gilt lettering. xxiii, 267pp. Fine in Very Good dust jacket with a few small insect tracks and slight toning to spine panel A rare signed collaboration of two titans in the study of psychoactive chemicals, written before their better-known The Plants of the Gods. Schultes is known as the father of ethnobotany, and Hofmann as the father of LSD.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Le porte di Roma

      Schwarz & Meyer Editori, ROMA 1973 - Italia nostra ITALIANO Volume brossurato in cartoncino semi rigido. Copertina illustrata con alette. Pagine in buono stato con tagli bruniti. Ricco di fotografie in nero, fuori testo, di Enrico Blasi e Massimo Trombetti e di illustrazioni nel testo. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Zarathustra: After Richard Strauss with respect to Nietzsche (Signed Limited Edition)

      Joseph J. D'Ambrosio, Chicago, IL 1973 - First edition. Hardcover. Artist book. Number 6 of only 50 copies produced completely by hand and bound and executed at Alta Vista Terrace. Includes 20 color illustrations along with 14 original serigraphs that are each individually signed, numbered and titled in pencil. A near fine copy in wrappers that are another signed and numbered print and with some slight fraying to the edges. Lacking the box. Signed by D'Ambrosio on the limitation page as well. A stunningly beautiful book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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