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        Autogrammkarte mit eigenhänd. Signatur u. Datum "Maria Callas 1973".

      - 9,4 x 14,5 cm. Gut erhalten.

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        Vermilion Sands

      Jonathan Cape 1973 - The First UK Printing published by Jonathan Cape in 1973. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Very slight bowing to the rear cover otherwise a very sharp copy with no erasures or inscriptions. Clean boards with bright gilt titling. The pages are clean with no spotting or toning. The pink top-stain is still present and with just a hint of fading adjacent to the spine. The WRAPPER is complete and is in near Fine condition with only light fading to the lower spine area with preservation of the red lettering (which commonly fades). A tiny amount of creasing at the upper front fold tip and a hint of rippling to the rear cover portion. The Brian Knight wrapper artwork looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. The front flap details: 'Kingsley Amis calls Ballard 'one of the brightest stars in post-war fiction'. From his superb imagination he has this time conjured up violent and nightmarish dramas heightened both by the intensity of the landscape and by the twisted, overlit emotions of its denizins'. An increasingly difficult title to find in such collectible condition. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ashton Rare Books ABA (Associate): PBFA]
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        The Drawings of Rembrandt. Complete edition in six volumes

      London, Phaidon 1973 - Zes gebonden delen samen [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Klondyke]
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        Haus mit 2 Horizonten / Für Kurt Kalb / Wien 14. Juni (19)73. Aquarell und Bleistift, originalgerahmt (wie 1973 von Kalb in seiner Galerie Grünangergasse ausgestellt).

      75 x 106 cm. Schönes, großes Blatt. Siehe die Skizze "House with Two Horizons", 1973 (for Kurt Kalb) in: Raimund Abraham. Works 1960-1973 [Ausstellungskatalog] Galerie Grünangergasse [Kurt Kalb] Wien 1973 - als eines der '10 Houses' (for friends) wie Diter Rot, Walter Pichler, Hermann Nitsch, Peter Kubelka oder Jonas Mekas. - Der 1935 geborene Kunsthändler und Gastwirt Kurt Kalb, ähnlich einflussreich auf den Wiener Aktionismus wie der gleichaltrige Oswald Wiener, zuletzt auf die Wienepisode von Martin Kippenberger, war über viele Jahre hindurch Mittelpunkt aller avantgardistischen Unternehmungen in Wien, die diese Bezeichnung verdienen. - An den Rändern etwas altersfleckig.

      [Bookseller: Georg Fritsch Antiquariat]
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        Les Dîners de Gala.

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Notes on actor Rip Torn (Original manuscript essay, with corrections)

      N.p., N.p. 1973 - Seven-page manuscript, executed in holograph pencil with numerous corrections. An early rough draft of an essay by Southern regarding his first encounter with actor Rip Torn, which, oddly, is more an encounter with the concept of Rip Torn than Rip Torn himself (though Torn would ultimately become one of Southern's closest friends and confidants). The piece was ultimately published as "One of the Real.ah.Originals" in the April 1973 issue of Saturday Review of the Arts.With reference to his involvement in "The Cincinnati Kid" during Sam Peckinpah's brief tenure with same, Southern describes a meeting with the film's producer, the producer still reeling from Peckinpah's acrimonious departure (Norman Jewison would ultimately take the directorial reigns). The bulk of the essay details how Southern wrote a new scene in the midst of the change, introducing what would become Torn's character, Slade, a "gentleman" card shark. Full provenance available on request.Lined notebook paper, rectos only, 8.5 x 11 inches. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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      USES Utet - Sansoni Edizioni Scientifiche, 1973. (Codice GM/1571) Opera completa in 21 volumi in 4° (28 cm) 2.400 pp. ognuno circa. Così suddivisa: 15 volumi di testo con migliaia di voci curate da specialisti, ordinate alfabeticamente e illustrate con centinaia di foto, disegni, grafici in nero e a colori. Seguono: un volume di indice (degli autori, sistematico, analitico), e 5 volumi di aggiornamento. In tutto 21 grandi volumi rilegati in piena tela amaranto con titoli oro. Seconda edizione. L'opera, in uno scaffale, occupa uno spazio di 125 cm. Splendido esemplare, allo stato di nuovo. Prevediamo una spedizione assicurata in 4 solidi pacchi. Euro 630.00 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA

      [Bookseller: Bergoglio Libri d'Epoca]
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        Revolutionary Petunias & Other Poems (Signed First Edition)

      New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1973. First edition. Hardcover. The second collection of poetry from the author of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel "The Color Purple." A fine and tight copy in a very near fine dust jacket with some slight bumping to the spine ends. Signed by Walker on the title page. One of her more elusive books.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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      Olympia Press Italia, MILANO 1973 - FANTASCIENZA EROTICA ITALIANO Vol. n. III della collana, traduzione di Luigi Giambonelli, rilegatura editoriale cartonata, rossa con tassello verde e titoli rossi al dorso e con lievi segni di usura ai bordi, sovraccoperta azzurra con titoli bianchi ed illustrazione entro riquadro bianco e grigio, pagine brunite ai bordi e con lieve fioritura, fioritura anche ai tagli

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Lithograph]: "D'apres Schatz"

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Five Issues of Delcor Diamond

      Smyrna, Delaward: Delaware Division of Adult Corrections, 1973. Near Fine. Magazines. Illustrated stapled wrappers. Light wear at the edges, one copy with staple holes at the foredge and another lightly creases from being folded, still overall near fine. Group of five issues of prison periodicals issued by the Delaware Division of Adult Corrections from the early 1970s. The magazine was published by and for inmates as an opportunity for self-expression, discussion of public problems, and to foster understanding between inmates and the public. While each issue is largely filled with content solicited from and provided by prisoners, it appears to also contains some outside contributions from "interested individuals." The rear wrap of each issue includes blank lines for an address and a printed return address for mailing. Topics discussed in these issue include mandatory minimum sentences, vocation education, addiction, parole, sickle cell anemia, recreational sports, prison escape, and photos of an inmate variety show. OCLC locates one run at The University of Delaware.List if issues:Vol. 1, No. 2: February 1972Vol. 1, No. 3: March 1972Vol. 1, No. 5: May-June 1972Vol. 1, No. 7: September-October 1972Vol. 2, No. 1: January 1973.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Wanna Go Out?

      New York: Dot Books, 1973. First Edition. Paperback. Like New. Signed by Author. First edition. Signed by Richard Hell on fake author bio at front: "March 15 1996 For Marlene to improve her library (heh heh) xxx Theresa Stern + Richard." 32pp. with one page publisher list at rear. Illustrated black stiff wraps. An unread copy, Fine with the faintest edge-rubbing to wraps. Musician and writer Richard Meyers (AKA Hell)'s first book, co-written with his Neon Boys and Television bandmate Tom Miller (AKA Verlaine) under a pseudonym. Anonymous proto-punk poetry from the New York streets, quite scarce signed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Le Verger

      C.N.A.C, Mourlot - Paris 1973 - Lithographic poster - Affiche lithographique exécutée pour une exposition de Chagall au Grand Palais à Paris. Lithographie d'interprétation gravée par Charles Sorlier, Une des 5000 épreuves avec le texte. Formats: papier 75 X 49 cm - Illustration 51,5 X 43 cm. Sorlier "Les affiches de Marc Chagall" page 135.

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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      - Affiche originale imprimée en lithographie par Mourlot en 1973 Ref. "les affiches de Chagall" n°137 - Sorlier Format : 77 x 55 cm Tirage à 5.000 exemplaires avec le texte

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        BAD JELLY THE WITCH. A Fairy Story.

      London: M & J Hobbs in association with Michael Joseph. 1973. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Spike Milligan with an original drawing. Publisher's brown pictorial boards, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine, clean copy, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the fine original dustwrapper. Not price-clipped (£1.20 to the front flap). Inscribed by the author in black ink “To / Martin / from Padre / and / Spike Milligan” next to which he has drawn a very tall guitar playing man wearing a t-shirt that might offend those of Roman Catholic sensitivities! Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1973.. Octavo, boards. First edition. Winner of the 1973 Nebula and 1974 Hugo awards for best novel. Winner of the British Science Fiction Association Award, Novel, 1974. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-253. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1759-63. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#138775)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
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        Album della vecchia catania

      Casa Editrice Nuova Trinacria, 1973. Rilegato Ottime

      [Bookseller: Libreria Fabiocomics]
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        Broadside 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

      Gotham Book Mart?, [New York 1973 - Single blue folio leaf printed on the recto only. Fine. Line portrait drawing of Rimbaud by Smith at the top of the sheet above the text. The text lists the evening's program, along with a quote from Rimbaud: "The poet makes himself a seer by long, gigantic, and rational derangement of the senses. All forms of love, suffering, and madness. He searches himself. He exhausts all poisons in himself and keeps only their quintessences." Also mentions: "special appreciation to the Wartoke Concern, Robert Mapplethorpe, Dennis Florio, Sharon Ensko, Sam Wagstaff and Gotham Book Mart." A rare program from one of Patti Smith's earliest performances, predating her first album by two years. The first of three performances in honor of the anniversary of Rimbaud's death (also known as "Rock-n-Rimbaud"), it took place on the roof of Le Jardin, the gay disco in the Hotel Diplomat on November 4, 1973. Smith, dressed in an evening dress and feather boa, sang and recited her own works, as well as songs by Kurt Weil and Hank Ballard, backed up by Bill Elliot and future Patti Smith Group guitarist Lenny Kaye (only the second time that Smith and Kaye performed together). Not in *OCLC*. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        THE BLACK DOLL: A Silent Film

      New York: Gotham Book Mart, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 12mo. Original black paper boards with illustration affixed to front in original slipcase, as issue. SIGNED by Gorey at colophon. Tiny crack to paper at rear joint, else fine. 52pp. From an edition of 100 numbered copies signed by Gorey. Screenplay for an unproduced silent film. A recurring figure in Gorey's work, THE BLACK DOLL is imagined as the final installment of a serial in the style of director Louis Feuillade's "Fantômas," whose work had a profound influence on Gorey. [Toledano A49b].

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        Graphik. Unter Mitarbeit und mit Beiträgen von Elias Canetti, Manfred Chobot, Karl Diemer, Ernst Fischer, Wieland Schmied, Wolf Stube, Kurt Weidemann.

      (Frankfurt, Berlin u. Wien), Propyläen (1973). - Arntz I,55. Erste Ausgabe. Umfassender Katalog der graphischen Arbeiten Alfred Hrdlickas (1928-2009) von 1947-1973. Im Anhang mit einem chronologischen Werkverzeichnis seiner Radierungen einschließlich einer Nummernkonkordanz. - Auf Schmutztitel mit eigenhändiger Widmung Hrdlickas an den österr. Maler und Graphiker Georg Eisler (1928-1998) und dessen Ehefrau Alice: "Ich grolle nicht! Dein Alfred (46). Für Alice und Schorschi (endlich auch 46)" und einem Selbstporträt des Künstlers, in dem er sich als stehende Ganzfigur von der Seite nur mit Schuhen bekleidet darstellte. Folio. Schmutztitel, Titel, 214, XXVIII S. (Werkkatalog). Mit 331 Abb. (vereinz. farbig oder auf Klappseiten) und 414 kleinformatigen s/w. Abbildungen im Werkkatalog. Goldfolierte Orig. Engl.-Broschur m. photogr. Portr. des Künstlers auf Vorderdeckel, transparentem Cellophanumschlag und OSchuber. Schuber auf einer Seite eingerissen und aufgeplatzt, Schutzumschlag mit 2 Farbflecken u. am oberen Kapital eingerissen, Deckelkanten etw. berieben, untere Ecke geringf. gestaucht. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        Schartige Sense, 6 Holzschnitte geschnitten in Borke,

      (Essen), Neher 1973. VORZUGSAUSGABE Folge von 6 signierten und nummerierten Original-Farbholzschnitten in Borke unter Passepartout, 37x42, braune farbig illustrierte Original-Leinen Kasette SCHÖNES EXEMPLAR DER VORZUGSAUSGABE, IM IMPRESSUM NUMMERIERTE Nr. 45 (von 100), Fürst 73/58-63. Mit den Motiven: 1, Der Bauer (sepia), 2. Seine Tiere (grüne Erde), 3. Bei der Ernte (sepia), 4. Kuh (grüne Erde), 5. Aussaat (sepia), 6 Vesper (sepia) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Ku 39778, VORZUGSAUSGABEN/nummerierte Ausgabe, Originalgraphik, i

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat im Baldreit]
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      NY: Washington Street Press, 1973. First edition, first prnt. Signed by Clampitt on the title page. Printed stapled wraps. Faint toning on spine fold, small light stain on front wrap, very faint beginning foxing on foredge and even less so on topedge (all of these are not immediately apparent), shallow wrinkle on rear wrap bottom corner. Tight copy in Very Good condition. Clampitt's first book.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover.The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        Das Reich. Erstausgabe - beiliegend ein kleiner Band '' Geschichten von der Uni Altdorf mit autographischer Art Widmung von Friedrich Hielscher aus dem Jahr 1973.

      380 pp Leinen Das Reich , an beiden seitlichen Rückenkante im Leinen angeplatzt !!!, kleiner Vorbesitzeintrag im V., vorderes Gelenk leicht angeplatzt - innen textsauber - gelegentlich / selten feine Bleistiftanstriche und ca. 2 - 3 Anmerkungen in Bleistift ( radierbar) Beiliegend eine Schrift der Uni Nürnberg mit einem ganzseitigen Autograph von Friedrich Hielscher . 676

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        The Outlaw: Josey Wales

      Whipporwhill, Alabama 1973 - 1973, Ultra rare, true 1st edition - first printing, The Outlaw: Josey Wales, w/signature of the author Asa Forrest Carter set in as shown. This was his first book, self published. Classic Civil rebel era story made famous by the movie with Clint Eastwood starring in the Josey Wales cowboy rebel role. After a very short run of published books (perhaps 75), most of the books were destroyed with but a mere handful (four that I know of) survived. 146 pages, with his signature Asa Carter. Dust jacket is a facsimile. All is near fine, very clean. Truly rare. Free Priority shipping. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Smith House Books & Antiques]
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        Frederick Faust Fanzine Collection

      1973 - A collection of 17 fanzines focused on Frederick Faust, a.k.a. Max Brand, including a complete four-issue run and partial three issue run of *The Fabulous Faust*, and the complete 10-issue run of *The Faust Collector*, along with other related ephemera. The first issue of *The Fabulous Faust* is a second edition which was limited to 50 copies, all others are first editions. Quartos except the first issue of *The Faust Collector* which is octavo. Stapled wrappers with *Fabulous Faust* partial set also bradbound, three issues in one. Overall very good or better with some minor wear at the corners and a few pulled staples; two issues of *The Fabulous Faust* have detached final sheets and one is also missing the second to last sheet. Rounding out the collection is a group of related ephemera including lists of Faust's print appearances; several catalogs from Richardson, along with correspondence sent to a collector; copies of a letter from Faust and another from his literary agent, Brandt & Brandt; photocopies of Faust's first published story, "The King is Dead," from his high school annual; and a double-sided, publisher's promotional sheet for *Max Brand: The Man and His Work*. A wonderful collection of amateur magazines showing the efforts made to organize, study, and catalog the varied writings of Faust following his death as a correspondent in World War II. *OCLC* locates one run of *The Fabulous Faust*, along with two other single issues; and no copies of *The Faust Collector*. Further details available upon request. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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      Collins, London 1973 - HARDBACK - A very good book with offsetting to the front and rear endpapers, also with a toned page block. The inner pages are clean, as are the books brown boards. Warmly inscribed by the author to the front endpaper. The dust wrapper is in very good condition with fading to the spine. Neatly price clipped, with a Collins £ 2.50 price sticker adhered above the clipping. A loosly inserted Collins compliment slip accompanies the book. Patrick O'Brian was a very reclusive person, who seldom signed any books prior to 1994. This book comes with impeccable provenance as to when the book was signed by the author. Very rare thus. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: West Hull Rare Books - P.B.F.A.]
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      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1973.. Octavo,boards. First edition. Winner of the 1973 Nebula and 1974 Hugo awards for best novel. Winner of the British Science Fiction Association Award, Novel, 1974. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-253. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1759-63. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#138775)

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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.

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      Jonathan Cape, London 1973 - First UK edition, first impression. 1973. 8vo. 492pp. Original black boards, silver titles to spine. Dustjacket. A nice copy of Pynchon's iconic novel. Near fine condition. Small nick to unclipped dustjacket and crease to upper panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ariadne Books, PBFA]
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        Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator (Signed First)

      George Allen & Unwin 1973 - First edition, first impression; tipped-in to the front endpaper is a typed transcript of the first three paragraphs, signed to the foot by Roald Dahl. Very Good: firm and square binding in sharp pictorial boards; lightly sunned to the spine; pushed to the heel of the spine; a little bubbling/cracking to the laminate at the gutters; publisher’s original price sticker to the lower board; modest toning and sporadic spotting to the edge of the page block; a few spots internally, else crisp and clean. No dustwrapper, as issued. All orders are sent carefully wrapped in bubble wrap and sturdy cardboard. ROALD DAHL SPECIALISTS. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Naming of Beasts and other poems

      Omaha: The Cummington Press with Abattoir Editions, 1973. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition of his first book, 1973, one hundred copies printed. Tall 8vo, batik paper covered boards, spine label, 71 pp. Good plus to very good copy, light wear and loss of paper to corners, wear and faint loss along outer spine joints, still a very attractive copy. Stern has inscribed this book 'for my dear friend, Lloyd' on title page, and below this has signed it, more recently, 'one of the last two copies of The Naming of Beasts in my possession, Gerald Stern.' Purchased directly from Stern, who says his friend Lloyd never came by to pick it up, lucky for us!

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        Jean Tinguely "Méta". Mit farbiger Original-Ölkreidezeichnung und Widmung von Jean Tinguely auf dem Titelblatt, datiert 24.9.86.

      Paris, Pierre Horay Editeur, 1973 - 363 S. Mit ca.400 teilweise ganzseitigen Abb. und einer farbigen original "Meta-Zeichnung", von Tinguely mit Bleistift signiert. Auf der Hinterdeckel-Innenseite montierte Schallplatte ("Sounds belonging to Pontus Hultén`s book on Jean Tinguely`s work, Méta" Propyläen Verlag Berlin). Vorderdeckel stellenweise minim gebräunt, Hinterdeckel am unteren Rand leicht fleckig. Sprache: Französisch 31 cm. x 22 cm. Original-Leinenband in Koffer-Form (Hinterdeckel mit ledernem Koffergriff und Vorderdeckel mit Metall-Schloss), mit vielen farbigen Deckel-Illustr.von Jean Tinguely. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerber AG, VEBUKU/ILAB/VSAR]
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        Jean Tinguely "Méta"

      Paris: Pierre Horay Éditeur, 1973. Reliure d'éditeur. Très bon. In-4. 363 pages. Reliure en forme de porte-document. Complet du dessin signé par Tinguely et du disque vinyle. Bel exemplaire de ce livre-objet.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Bonheur d'occasion]
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        Les Diners de Gala

      New York: Felicie, 1973. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY DALI AND WITH SKETCH OF A WOMAN'S FACE. AN IMPORTANT ASSOCIATION COPY, AND A NEARLY PERFECT COPY IN ORIGINAL SHIPPING BOX. "Les Diners de Gala, the opulent cookbook that [Dali] conceived and illustrated, sets out a surrealist gastro-aesthetics that is at once visceral and ascetic, Dionysian and Catholic... [It] showcases Dali's ornamentation of menus from such legendary restaurants as Maxim's and La Tour d'Argent and features the recipes of their chefs. Dali stages himself within the sumptuous culinary mise-en-scene... Les Diners de Gala moves between 'sado-masochistic pleasure', 'acute sybaritism', Rabelaisian scatology, religious ecstasy, and anaesthetic asceticism." (Richard Gough, On Cooking). With 136 recipes in 12 categories: exotic dishes; eggs & sea food; first course; meats; snails & frogs; fish & shell fish; game & poultry; pork; vegetables; aphrodisiacs; desserts; hors-d' oeuvre.Provenance: An important association copy dedicated to Phyllis Lucas, first North American publisher of signed limited edition Dali lithographs. Phyllis and her husband Sydney enjoyed a close relationship with the surrealist artist for several decades. Also dedicated to the noted art collector Ben Fishman. Acquired directly from the heirs to the Fishman estate.Signed and dated (1974) in marker on verso of front free endpaper and with dedication text ("Hommage de Ben Fishman & Phyllis Lucas") and portrait sketch in red ink on flyleaf.Translated by Captain J. Peter Moore. New York: Felicie, 1973. Quarto, original cloth, original illustrated foil dust jacket. Fine condition (with dust jacket extraordinarily bright) in the original shipping box. A remarkable copy with Dali sketch and an important association. Very Good.

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        Autograph Letter, Signed. With Signed photograph.

      New York, 1973. Typed letter from author P.G.Wodehouse at his Long Island, NY, home, February 1973, to a fan in Glasgow, Scotland. The author mentions a new book that he is writing, to be finished in the spring, which is most likely 'Batchelors Anonymous' which was published in October. Elegantly mounted, framed and glazed. Total size: 545 x 445 mm. P.G.Wodehouse 1881-1975, English comic novelist, short story writer, lyricist and playwright; wrote for the 'Strand' from 1905-1940. Prior to this he had written for the Strand's companion boy's magazine 'The Captain'. In the Jan.1916 issue he introduced 'Jeeves', the ever resourceful 'gentleman's gentleman', and the good-hearted young blunderer 'Bertie Wooster' of the Drones Club, thus creating two of the most famous and best loved characters in twentieth century literature. He created several other well known series and characters including Uncle Fred, Blandings Castle, and Mr. Mulliner, all appearing monthly in the Strand. Most of his works gently parodied the British aristocracy of the 1920s and 1930s and with passing decades, Wodehouse's picture of Edwardian England eventually became nostalgic. After difficult Wartime years he moved to the United States He took American citizenship in 1955 and was awarded a K.B.E late in life- in a BBC interview he claimed he had no further ambitions, now that he was knighted and had a waxwork of him in Madame Tussauds!

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      Secker and Warburg, 1973. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Secker and Warburg in 1973. A very good book with some light spotting to the page edges and to the prelims. No inscriptions. In a very good clipped wrapper with some light rubbing to the edges and to the spine tips. A rare book.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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