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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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        MULTITUDES, MULTITUDES

      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

      [Bookseller: Versandhandel]
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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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        HMS Surprise - INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR

      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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        Cyrk Cyrk Cyrk.

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

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        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]

      [Bookseller: Bradhurst Fine Editions]
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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!

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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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.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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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!

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Birchwood

      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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        Signed Photograph of the Original Poster of The Exorcist

      Single sheet. Near Fine. A very impressive collection of autographs relating to one of the landmark horror films in history, 1973's "The Exorcist". On a crisp photograph of the original poster for the film are the clean, unrubbed signatures of Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair, William Peter Blatty, William Friedkin, Kitty Winn, Mercedes McCambridge (Regan's voice), Eileen Dietz (Regan's double), Owen Roizman (the cinematographer) and Dick Smith (who did the incomparable make-up). It was one very serious and persistent autograph collector who was able over the years to build up this kind of roster of signatures. The photograph itself measures 8"x10 1/2" and. like the signatures, is clean and very presentable.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        Les Diners de Gala

      New York: Felicie, 1973. 1st Edition. Hardcover, original shipping box. Very Good. 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.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Les Diners De Gala

      New York / Paris: Felicie / Draeger Imprimeurs, 1973. First Edition. Illustrated Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 12 1/* Tall. Color Plates and Monocolor Drawings. 1st Printing 321 Pp. Illustrated Cloth, Design By Dali (Different Than Dust Jacket). Very Near Fine, Slight Rubbing Along Lower Edge Of Boards. Very Slight Rubbing To Surface Of Gold Foil On Dj Panels, And Along Top Edge Of Spine.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        Perhaps you'd like to tell him he's won a free supply of groceries",

      c. 1973 - Coloured pencil, ink and pencil on tracing paper, image 200 x 290mm, framed & glazed. A wonderful coloured intermediary study by Banbery for Michael Bond's Paddington Goes Shopping (1973, pp.30-31), with the central figure of Paddington finished to a relatively high degree. 'Fred Banbery and Paddington Bear', Chris Beetles, April 2000.

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Les Diners De Gala

      New York / Paris: Felicie / Draeger Imprimeurs, 1973. First Edition. Illustrated Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 12 1/* Tall. Color Plates and Monocolor Drawings. 1st Printing 321 Pp. Illustrated Cloth, Design By Dali (Different Than Dust Jacket). Very Near Fine, Slight Rubbing Along Lower Edge Of Boards. Very Slight Rubbing To Surface Of Gold Foil On Dj Panels, And Along Top Edge Of Spine.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        Vermilion Sands

      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.

      [Bookseller: Ashton Rare Books ABA (Associate) PBFA]
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        Mars and the Mind of Man.

      New York: Harper and Row, Publishers, 1973. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Carl Sagan on the title page, "For Dale Corson with all good wishes Carl Sagan." The recipient Dale Corson was the president of Cornell University, where Sagan was a professor for many years. Corson came to Cornell University as an assistant professor of physics and helped design the Cornell synchrotron. He was appointed associate professor of physics in 1947, became a full professor in 1956, was named chairman of the physics department in 1956, and became dean of the College of Engineering in 1959. Following the 1969 resignation of James A. Perkins, Corson became president of Cornell and served until 1977 after which he served for three years as chancellor. In 1979, he was elected by the Board of Trustees as president emeritus. He also served on the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. A nice association.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
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        IL LAGO MAGGIORE E IL LAGO DI LUGANO. Voyage pittoresque aux lacs Majeur et de Lugano.

      Polifilo, 1973. (Codice EK/0200) In-quarto oblungo (31,5x42,5 cm) 132-8 pp. Introduzione e traduzione di Piero Chiara. Splendida edizione su carta forte speciale di Cernobbio illustrata con 15 suggestive tavole a colori tratte dall'edizione originale del 1822: delicate vedute di borghi e ville sulle rive ritratte dal vero con fini incisioni acquerellate. Testi in italiano e francese. Grandissimi margini, barbe. Legatura originale in mezza pergamena, piatti in cartone celeste, titolo oro entro cornice al piatto, fregi e titolo oro al dorso, taglio superiore dorato, cofanetto figurato, ancora imballo cartonato originale. Esemplare perfetto, come nuovo. Euro 550.00 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA

      [Bookseller: Bergoglio Libri d'Epoca]
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        KING LEAR THE ARDEN EDITION OF THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

      METHUEN & CO, 1973. INGLESE 0,34 Pagine in buonissimo stato di conservazione, lievemente ingialliti i bordi, brossura editoriale in cartoncino morbido, illustrata, leggermente ingiallita e con lievi segni di usura USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Digest of International Law, Vols. 1-15, 1963-1973, Complete set

      1973 - 7/11/16 EWV Books, comp copy (?), $720. A Leading Resource on International Law for Scholars and Government Officials Whiteman, Marjorie M. [1898-1986]. Digest of International Law. Washington: U.S. Department of State, 1963-1973. Fourteen volumes and General Index volume. 15 books. Complete set. Original cloth, light shelfwear, internally clean. Ex-law office library. Small embossed stamps of Patrick M. Norton, a notable international lawyer to front free endpapers, card pockets to rear pastedowns. $695. * Marjorie Millace Whiteman dedicated her life to the study of international law and, from 1945 to 1951, advised former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt during her tenure as the United States Representative to the United Nations General Assembly. Whiteman remained in the public arena for approximately forty years and served as an advisor to ten different Secretaries of State during her career. Whiteman's greatest contribution to international law was the completion of a Digest of International Law. This fifteen-volume work continues to serve as a leading resource on international law for government officials and scholars. It is the successor to Hackworth's Digest of International Law. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        [POSTER]. Gilbert & George will present their Singing Sculptures "Underneath the Arches"

      (The most intelligent, fascinating, serious and beautiful art piece you have ever seen). Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, [1973]. Printed poster, 650 x 460 mm. Exhibition poster for an early performance piece by Gilbert & George organised by Kaldor Art Projects. Rare. Provenance : the estate of the late Jennifer Phipps, former curator of art at the National Gallery of Victoria. "For Project 3 in 1973, Gilbert & George presented The Singing Sculpture in both Sydney and Melbourne, merging sculpture and performance and bringing art into everyday life. With their faces and hands painted with a mix of bronze-coloured metallic powder and Vaseline, and a table as their plinth, they sang along to the song of two Depression-era tramps, ‘Underneath the arches’, slowly repeating a series of gestures and circling mechanically like figures inside a music box. Gilbert & George are now among the most famous living British artists, known for their signature billboard-sized pictures in bright neon colours, showing them together, suited or naked, among a kaleidoscope of images and symbols. The Singing Sculpture is now recognised as the art piece that launched their career. It embodied and communicated their idiosyncratic personae and the concept of ‘living sculpture’ that has informed their lives and art over 40 years. Gilbert & George met in the 1960s as students at St Martin’s School of Art where they began to explore radical ideas such as portable sculpture and in 1969 they removed the mediation of the art object entirely, shifting focus to the actions and rituals of their daily lives as ‘Living Sculpture’. Wearing timeless, tailored suits and neckties, they adopted a posture of genteel decorum, enacted through a flow of polite interactions and formal modes of correspondence. They invited audiences to Lecture Sculpture and Meal Sculpture, or to view Walking Sculpture and Magazine Sculpture. The Singing Sculpture visualised Gilbert & George in their new role as an art object. First exhibited in a variety of guises at London art schools, music events and festivals, wherever they could find it a home, after a number of guerrilla presentations the sculpture began to gain momentum and they were invited to travel and present it overseas. The Singing Sculpture was shown 26 times between 1969 and 1972, across Germany, cities in Italy, Belgium, Norway and Switzerland, and at the newly opened Sonnabend Gallery in New York, before the final presentations of the piece in Australia in 1973. Crowds flocked to see The Singing Sculpture in Australia, many staying to watch the work for hours at a time. In Sydney, ‘Underneath the arches’ was repeated 112 times a day, presented for five hours each day over six days in the entrance court of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, then for five hours a day over five days at Melbourne's National Gallery of Victoria. As part of the environment for the work, Gilbert & George also displayed large ‘charcoal-on-paper sculptures’, across the gallery walls." - Kaldor Art Projects websitehttp://kaldorartprojects.org.au/projects/project-03-gilbert-and-george

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        Liechtensteinisches Urkundenbuch. 1. Teil: Von den Anfängen bis zum Tod Bischof Hartmanns von Werdenberg-Sargans-Vaduz 1416. Bd.1-6 in 7 Bdn.

      582, 482, 740, 676 (+Taf.), 960, 153 S. Hardcover (Kunstleder, Halbleder). 1973-1996. Sehr guter Zustand. Kompletter erster Teil in 7 Bdn. Bd. 5 in zwei Halbbänden, inklusive der Nachträge. Schöne Bindung, teils in braunem Kunst-, teils braunem Halbleder mit goldgravierten Rückentiteln.

      [Bookseller: Wissenschaftliches Antiquariat Thomas Ha]
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        Signed Photograph of the Original Poster of The Exorcist

      - A very impressive collection of autographs relating to one of the landmark horror films in history, 1973's "The Exorcist". On a crisp photograph of the original poster for the film are the clean, unrubbed signatures of Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair, William Peter Blatty, William Friedkin, Kitty Winn, Mercedes McCambridge (Regan's voice), Eileen Dietz (Regan's double), Owen Roizman (the cinematographer) and Dick Smith (who did the incomparable make-up). It was one very serious and persistent autograph collector who was able over the years to build up this kind of roster of signatures. The photograph itself measures 8"x10 1/2" and. like the signatures, is clean and very presentable.

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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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!

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Film Fan Monthly. No. 141. March, 1973

      Film Fan Monthly, Teaneck, New Jersey 1973 - Octavo. Stapled wrappers illustrated with a photograph of Myrna Loy. Faint edgewear, near fine. Boldly Signed by Loy on the front wrap by her portrait. Issue devoted largely to Loy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        TLS From Guy Bolton To Peter Schwed

      Np Nd [?], London 1973 - 2pp. TLS, on blue Buck's Club headed notepaper. Very well preserved, lacking the envelope. TLS FROM GUY BOLTON TO WODEHOUSE'S EDITOR AT SIMON AND SCHUSTER, PETER SCHWED, DISCUSSING THE PLAN OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER AND TIM RICE TO WRITE A JEEVES AND WOOSTER MUSICAL. 'Hot from the success of Jesus Christ, Superstar, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber made the pilgrimage to Remsenberg with their next project, Jeeves. Wodehouse feared it would be a flop, but encouraged 'the boys' in a venture that, after his death, fulfilled his predictions.' (McCrum) Wodehouse was not the only one to have concerns about the wisdom of embarking on the project, as this letter to Peter Schwed from Wodehouse's lifelong friend and collaborator, Guy Bolton, shows: 'Dear Peter, The J.C. Superstar boys, Webber and Rice, are writing a musical to be based on Bertie Wooster and Jeeves. They have engaged me to act in an advisory capacity and I would greatly appreciate a private word from you that might steer the ship away from the rocks to some degree. . They have chosen The Code Of The Woosters as their 'book' and I cannot believe there isn't a better choice.' Bolton goes on to identify precisely the problem any and every Wodehouse adaptation faces: 'The catch is, as I'm sure you will agree, is [sic] that the pleasure derived from these books is the narrative as spun out by Bertie Wooster with all its allusions, his thoughts and emotions and display of character. This is largely lost in a play and you are left with 'scenes'.' Bolton makes clear his objection is to the idea, and not to those whose idea it was: 'Andrew Webber, who, in my opinion, is a superb talent has written a complete score that is utterly delicious. Tim Rice's lyrics . are also amusing and original but he has too much faith in Plum's every turn of story.' What ever you say you will be saying to me alone and certainly not to Plum. My affection for him, and indeed my admiration, is unbounded but I want to help him and two very charming and talented young men from running into a disaster.' Bolton was pushing ninety when he wrote this letter, and his backstage attempt to help his doddery friend of ninety-three dodge a bullet is infinitely touching, but in the end it proved futile. Rice bailed as lyricist in the early stages of the show's development. His place was taken by Alan Ayckbourn, but the show ran into exactly the problems Bolton had predicted. At its try-out run in Bristol, Jeeves, starring David Hemmings and Michael Aldridge, was running at just under five hours, which is pretty much bang-on for Eugene O'Neill but a touch on the long side for a musical comedy. The show limped in to London in April 1975, and limped out again in May. A superb letter written in Wodehouse's interest, by one of his very closest friends.

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        two thousand seasons

      [Nairobi]: East African Publishing House 1973 - 12mo., blue pictorial wrappers lettered in white. First edition. A presentation copy, inscribed by Armah to the noted photographer Anna Winand, "To Anna with love Ayi Kwei, 21/12/78," in pen along the foredge. A superb, highly unusual presentation copy. a.p.o [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Satiricón. Revista Mensual. Year I, no. 1 (Nov. 1972) through Year III, no. 26 (March 1976)

      A complete run (each issue ca. 50-90 pp.) of the first two series of the Argentinian political, satirical, erotic, humorous, and artistically subversive monthly, profusely illustrated throughout with cartoons, caricatures, and photographs, including a bonus issue from December 1973, "Edición Extraordinaria Fin de Año". Issue no. 24 a color photocophy, not original printed publication. 4to. Orig. illus. wrpps., some creasing and bumping, overall very fine condition. Buenos Aires (Aurea Editora, Editores Asociados) 1972-1976. Satiricón is widely considered to be the publication that revolutionized graphic humor and satire in Argentina and created a new form of humor in the press. Its main focus overall was on sex and politics, and during the years of its publication, it suffered several breaks in printing due to censorship. Important writers and illustrators who contributed to the publication included Oskar Blotta, Carlos Duelo Cavero, Landrú, José Miguel Meredia, Flax (Lino Palacio), Leopoldo Durañona, Oski, Calol, Bróccoli, Miguel Brascó, Julio Lagos, Fontanarorosa, Oscar Fernández, Daniel Branca, Carlos Biotta, Andrés Cascioli, Alfredo Grondona White, and Aldo Rivero. Although Satiricón had a large circulation at the time, complete sets today are scarce.

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        The Rachel Papers

      Jonathan Cape, 1973 Light foxing to edges with faint spotting to endpapers, else fine. Original and unclipped dust jacket has the usual fading to the spine panel, but far less severe than usual; small closed tear to bottom of rear panel; corners rubbed with a nick to bottom corner of front panel; general wear/rubbing to extremities. A great, signed copy of the author's first novel.

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        Giorgio De Chirico, Roma 1973

      1973 - Stampa alla gelatina ai sali d’argento su carta baritata, Vintage print, cm. 21 x 30,3 Etichetta adesiva, firma e titolo al verso

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        Gravity's Rainbow

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

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        Manuale di zoologia fantastica.Verona,Gino Castiglioni & Alessandro Corubolo,

      Verona,Castiglioni e Corubolo 1973 - Perfetto esemplare. Gli animali fantastici di Jorges Luis Borges e Enrico Baj qui raccolti in una edizione di 80 esemplari,escono dal torchio privato di Gino Castiglioni & Alessandro Corubolo. Di Jorge Luis Borges è il testo, tratto dal "Manuale di zoologia fantastica",nella versione italiana di Franco Lucentini grazie alla cortesia dell'editore Einaudi. Di Enrico Baj sono le sei acqueforti,appositamente incise per questa stampa.Firma dell'artista al colophon. Alle prime trenta copie,secondo la dichiarazione al colophon, dovrebbe essere unita una serie delle sei incisioni numerate e firmate dall'autore, che qui manca come in altri esemplari da noi controllati. Nostro esemplare n°16. Stampato a Verona nel dicembre 1973. In-8° grande;(4)+34+(6) pp. Legatura editoriale in pieno marocchino arancione.Titolo in oro al dorso.Entro cofanetto cartonato. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        BETTY CROCKER'S BISQUICK COOKBOOK SEVEN MINI COOKBOOKS IN ONE WITH STEP- BY STEP

      Minneapolis: General Mills. Hardcover. B002K7QDXY HB/Ringbound, 1973, 2nd print. Ships next day. Book is in very good shape, no tears, scribbles, highlighting or underlining, a little general wear, from a smoke-free environment. Items are typically shipped in a plastic bag, in a cardboard cradle, in a manila envelope. Most of my customers rave about my packaging. All US items are shipped with delivery confirmation, if you require this, please let me know. . Very Good.

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        Don Judd: 18 Skulpturen 1972/73

      Galerie Heiner Friedrich, Munich/Cologne 1973 - Early, uncommon Donald Judd catalogue, based on the 1972-73 exhibition at Galerie Heiner Friedrich, Munich/Cologne. Clean and bright in its white wrappers. Octavo, crisp black-and-white photos thruout. Limited to 1,000 copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Trap Woodcut by Akira Kurosaki

      Self-published 1973 - A woodcut by Akira Kurosaki printed in colour on fine japanese paper. Signed & titled by the artist in pencil, it is also numbered 13 of 75 copies and dated 1973 by Akira Kurosaki. There is a small dent in top margin else very good. Size 525 x 365mm [Attributes: First Edition]

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        FEAR AND LOATHING ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL '72

      Straight Arrow Books, San Francisco 1973 - Very Good in a Good dust jacket. Weat to edges of jacket including chips and tears. Stated First Printing. Second state jacket, lacking large white border around photograph on rear panel. ; 8 X 6 X 1.40 inches; 506 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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