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        BRASSAÏ - lettre autographe signée concernant une exposition aux USA

      - Lettre autographe signée à sa chère Babeth. New York, 4 juin 1973 ; 2 pages in-4° sur 2 feuillets. Lettre passionnante de Brassaï a la conquête de l’Amérique : « Nous sommes rentrés si tardivement du midi à Paris que finalement je n’avais que 3 semaines pour préparer mes 2 expositions aux Etats-Unis (l’une dans le Corcoran – Musée, à Washington, le 1-er juin) aussi je n’avais pas un instant à perdre. Heureusement j’ai pu tout faire à temps et les photos sont bien arrivées (par la valise diplomatique) Nous avons passé 5 jours vraiment très agréables à Washington qui baigne dans une verdure luxuriante. J’aimais surtout le George-town avec ses petits jardins pleins de magnolia, de clématite, d’azalée, de rhododendrons. Nous habitions un hôtel en face de la Maison Blanche, et l’exposition fut vraiment un succès beaucoup de personnes sont venues de New York, de Chicago, et même de San-Francisco à l’inauguration, comme Ansel Adams le plus célèbre photographe vivant de l’Amérique, de Carmel (près de San-Francisco). Il y avait un diner pour 60 personnes dans le muée et j’ai vendu toutes mes photographies. (L’exposition va continuer dans d’autres villes Chicago, etc.). Je t’écris d’un bel appartement en face du Central Park qu’un ami a mis à notre disposition avec 4 domestiques espagnols. Hier soir (dimanche) il y avait une fête des Portoricains sur la Vth avenue. C’était aussi mouvementée et colorée que le carnaval de Rio. Vers le 15 nous irons probablement à San Francisco (après une exposition et la parution du Portofolio BRASSAÏ) et aussi à Los Angeles pour revoir mon vieil ami Henri Miller » Ansel Easton Adams (1902-1984) célèbre photographe américain connu pour ses photographies en noir et blanc de l’Ouest américain et principalement du parc national de Yosemite et de la Sierra Nevada. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Manuscripta]
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        Deklination in Grün'

      Serigrafie numeriert 60/150, handsigniert und datiert 1973. Bildformat 48 x 32 cm / Blatt 70 x 50, Rahmen 80 x 60, unter Bütten-Passepartout montiert, wohnfertig gerahmt, [WVZ Bayer/Enßlin-List S 7314]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Stiftskirche : Bad Wa]
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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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        The Koran, commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed, ...London, Charles Ackers for John Wilcox, 1734. Large 4to (25.5 x 20.5 cm). With 5 engraved plates: a large folding map of the Arabian peninsula (with an inset view of the "Temple at Mecca"), a folding plan and view of the "Temple at Mecca", and 3 family trees (2 folding). Contemporary calf, gold-tooled board edges. Rebacked.

      Fück, Die Arabischen studien, p. 104; P.M. Holt, Studies in the history of the Near East (1973), pp. 57-60; Schnurrer, p. 429. First edition of the first English Quran to be translated directly from the Arabic: a landmark not only in efforts to bring an accurate version of the Quran to the English-speaking world, but also in Western Quranic studies in general. It also includes Sale's 7-page note to the reader, with criticisms of earlier translations into English and other languages, his 187-page preliminary discourse bringing together a wealth of information about Islamic culture, and valuable scholarly footnotes, including material from the Islamic commentaries of al-Baydawi and al-Suyuti. Holt notes his "enlightened and objective attitude" in sharp contrast with most Western Arabists of his day or earlier: "His freedom from religious prejudice ..., his obvious conviction that Arabic writers were the best source of Arab history, and Muslim commentators the fittest to expound the Quran, marks an enormous advance ...". Sale's English translation remains highly regarded today.In fine condition and only slightly trimmed. The binding is rebacked and has several restorations, but is otherwise good and remains structurally sound. A landmark edition of the Qur'an and the first good English translation.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        It's Raining Said John Twaining: Danish Nursery Rhymes

      Atheneum, New York 1973 - Oblong 4to. Illustrated throughout in color. Publisher's pictorial boards. Danish Nursery Rhymes translated and illustrated by N. M. Bodecker. Trace of wear to edges else a fine copy. The dustwrapper is not price-clipped; it is lightly worn at the edges and folds and has a short marginal closed tear on the back else is near fine. With bookplate of children's author the late Myra Cohn Livingston. This copy has a full page original colored drawing by Bodecker inscribed to Livingston. Scarce title to begin with and very scarce with Bodecker's orignal art and inscription. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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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

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Ibiza a dream?. Firmado por Tony Keeler y David Walsh

      - Published by José Domingo Elías 1973. Firmado por Tony Keeler y David Walsh. Tela editorial con sobrecubierta rozada por el uso. Sin paginar, aprox. 80 páginas con texto de David Walsh y fotografias a toda página de Tony Keeler. Interior en buen estado. 34x33 cm. Ref: 6941 [LS/012203-6941]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Sanchez]
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        & Etc. Quinzenário Cultural. Later subtitle: Folheca Cultural. No. 1 (17 January 1974) through No. 25 (October 1974) (all published)

      A complete run in 25 issues, each issue approx. 20-24 pp., of the Portuguese left-wing avant-garde journal first published as a literary supplement to the Jornal do Fundão before becoming an independent publication, under the editorial direction of Fernando Luso Soaras and from issue no. 7 Vítor Silva Tavares, addressing topics including music, literature, poetry, and culture. Illustrated throughout, including cartoons and reproductions from photographs. Small square folio. Orig. wrpps. with pictorial covers. Small repair to lower right corner of front cover of issue no. 1. Lisboa 1973-1974. & Etc. was targeted to left-wing intellectuals, overlapping the countercultural and anarchist movements active in 1970s Europe. Contributors included Herberto Hélder, Nuno Júdice, Pedro Oom, António Ramos Rosa, Fiama Hasse Pais Brandão, João César Monteiro, and Armando Silva Carvalho, among others. Very scarce; as of June 2017, WorldCat does not locate any holdings in North American institutions.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        CRASH

      London: Jonathan Cape, [1973]. First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to edges and extremities. A sharp copy. (10698). Octavo, boards. Signed bookplate by the author laid in. Filmed in 1996 by David Cronenberg with James Spader and Holly Hunter. Barron (ed.): Horror Literature 4-16.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Crash - A Superb Copy

      Cape, 1973. Hardcover. Near Fine. A superb copy in only very lightly faded spine with no laminate lift A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1973. A fine book without inscriptions, marks or stamps. No foxing. Some very light pushing to the spine tips. A near fine unclipped wrapper. The wrapper is only very lightly faded to the spine, but exhibits none of the usual laminate lift to the out edges of the spine. Corners a little rubbed. Very rare found in this collectable condition.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Codex Nasaræus, liber Adami appellatus, syriace transcriptus, loco vocalium, ubi vicem literarum gutturalium præstiterint, his substitutis, latineque redditus. Three volumes. Lund, Berlingianis, 1815-16.

      4to. Pp. viii, (xii), 329, (1); vi, 319, (1); (ii), 320. With one plate. Syriac transcription and Latin text. Contemporary half calf on marbled boards, flat spines ruled and lettered in gilt, lightly rubbed. Codex Nasaræus, also called Ginza Rba and sometimes The Book of Adam, is the canonical prayer book of the Mandaeans. It is a compilation of various oral teachings and written texts and includes literature on a wide variety of topics: liturgy and hymns, theological texts, as well as both religious and secular poetry. It was originally written in Mandaic script which is a local variant of the Aramaic language. Norberg published the Codex in Syriac characters together with a Latin translation. "Édition donnée la copie d'un manuscrit sabéen de la Biblioth. Impériale de France". Pallis, Mandaean Bibliography, p. 131. Zenker, BO ii, 1973, 1815.

      [Bookseller: Charlotte Du Rietz Rare Books]
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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]
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        It's Raining Said John Twaining: Danish Nursery Rhymes

      New York: Atheneum, 1973. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very good plus. N. M. Bodecker. Oblong 4to. Illustrated throughout in color. Publisher's pictorial boards. Danish Nursery Rhymes translated and illustrated by N. M. Bodecker. Trace of wear to edges else a fine copy. The dustwrapper is not price-clipped; it is lightly worn at the edges and folds and has a short marginal closed tear on the back else is near fine. With bookplate of children's author the late Myra Cohn Livingston. This copy has a full page original colored drawing by Bodecker inscribed to Livingston. Scarce title to begin with and very scarce with Bodecker's orignal art and inscription.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        The First Collected Works of Sir Winston Churchill. Centenary Limited Edition. [with:] The Collected Essays of Sir Winston Churchill. Centenary Limited Edition.

      London: Library of Imperial History in association with the Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd, 1973–6 - 38 volumes, octavo. Original full vellum with 22-carat gold blocking, including titles to spines, armorial device to front boards and ruling to spines and front boards, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, printed on Archive Long-Life Text Paper. Housed in the original green leatherette slipcases stamped with the Churchill arms in gilt. Manchester Grammar School bookplate to front free endpaper of vol. 1. Typical natural variation to the tone of the vellum bindings; slipcases occasionally a little rubbed at tips. A fine set in a deluxe binding. Illustrations throughout, as plates and to the text. The Centenary Edition is the only full collected works of Winston Churchill, reproducing his fifty books in thirty-four volumes, in a limited edition of 3,000 sets, of which this is number 81. However, it is believed that no more than 1,750 sets were ever published. "The specifications were titanic: five million words in 19,000 pages, weighing 19lbs, taking up 4½ft of shelf space. To achieve publication, 11 publishing houses in Great Britain, the United States and Canada released their individual copyrights in exchange for the promise that no other complete edition of Churchill works would be published until the expiration of international copyright in 2019" (Richard M. Langworth). A handsome and elaborately bound set. Cohen AA1; Langworth ICS AA1; Woods p. 391.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Aus alter Seemannszeit

      Radierung, 1973. Maße: 21,6 cm x 29,7 cm, hinter Glas gerahmt, historische Leiste der Biedermeierzeit (49,5 cm x 35,5 cm) - Herbert Grunwaldt wurde 1928 in Bunzlau geboren, Maler und Grafiker / Studium an der Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg bei Prof. Titze, Prof. Grimm und Mahlau -

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat]
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        FABLES OF AESOP Printed from the Veronese Edition of MCCCCLXXIX in Latin Verses and the Italian Version by Accio Zucco. - (And:) The First Three Books of Caxton's Aesop Containing the Fables Illustrated in the Verona Aesopus of MCCCCLXXIX.

      Verona: Officina Bodoni, 1973. 3 volumes. VERY RARE, LIMITED EDITION, number 26 of only 30 copies. With the Officina Bodoni prospectus laid-in. With 68 woodcuts after Liberale di Verona by Anna Bramanti, all hand-coloured by the Atelier Daniel Jacomet, Paris, coloured after a copy of the 1479 edition in the British library. 8vo, beautifully presented in fine bindings of full vellum decorated with Renaissance style gilt strap-work borders, the spines accomplished in green morocco lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, others untrimmed., in the original morocco-trimmed slipcase. 278, (1); 120, (1); 11, (ii, lxvi, (1) pp. An extremely fine set, as pristine, of this rare issue. THE VERY RARE ISSUE OF ONLY 30 COPIES, SPECIALLY BOUND AND PRESENTED. 'Aesop was born sometime around 620 B. C. in Greece, though the actual city is unknown. Many Grecian cities take credit for his birthright. None of his written fables are extant; but it is certain that his fables were popular in Athens during its most brilliant period of literary history. They were widely revered by such notables as Socrates and Plato.' One of the greatest of all classical works, presented by one of the greatest presses of the twentieth century. Will Carter, himself a fine printer, has said that Hans Marderstieg, the founder of the Officina Bodoni, was "probably the finest pressman the world has ever seen or is ever likely to see.

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        The Fables of Aesop. Printed from the Veronese Edition of MCCCCLXXIX in Latin Verses and Italian Version By Accio Zucco, with the Woodcuts Newly Engraved and Coloured After a Copy in the British Museum. With: The First Three Books of Caxton's Aesop

      Verona: Officina Bodoni, 1973. Two volumes. Large 8vo, 1/4 green oasis morocco and vellum sides with gilt lettering and geometric decorative border. Vellum with some natural discoloration else fine in original plain slipcase. Prospectus/announcement and specimen with color illustration laid in. One of 160 copies printed on handmade Magnani paper. An exquisite presentation of one of the most beautiful illustrated books of the 15th century, printed by Giovanni Alvise of Verona between 1478 and 1480. Alvise was also the inventor of the first typographic ornaments, and the woodcuts, attributed to the outstanding miniaturist of contemporary Verona, are surrounded by borders of printer's flowers. The first volume has 66 hand-colored woodcuts recut by Anna Bramanti with the coloring carried out in Paris by Atelier Daniel Jacomet. The second volume has sixty fables in Caxton's translation, followed by six missing in Caxton and translated here from the Latin. Mardersteig, 182. Barr, 91. Grolier Club, A Century for the Century, 78. Morocco and Vellum. Fine. Large 8vo.

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        Captain Cook's Florilegium. A selection of engravings from the drawings of plants collected by Joseph Banks and Daniel Solander on Captain Cook's first voyage to the islands of the Pacific, with accounts of the voyage by Wilfrid Blunt and of the botanical explorations and prints by W.T. Stearn [with] Captain Cook's Florilegium: A note on its production by Joy Law, 1976

      London: Royal College, 1973. A fine copy.. Large folio, with 30 engravings; original black Nigerian goatskin and Japanese silk, housed in a protective buckram case. One of the finest botanical productions of all time. The Royal College of Art's printing of these original eighteenth-century copper-plates appeared in an edition of only 100 numbered copies on specially handmade paper, presented in a specially designed binding by Zaehnsdorf of London. The edition was fully subscribed long before it was completed.When Cook's first voyage returned to London, the original botanical drawings were made into detailed and accurate paintings under Banks' supervision, with reference to the collection of actual specimens. Following this they were engraved, and we know that Banks intended to oversee full publication of the collection of engravings. In fact, only a proof impression was made and the undertaking abandoned. The British Museum (Natural History) holds the original copper-engraved plates, as well as the drawings and specimens themselves, and a set of the proof impressions made from the copper-engravings.Between 1900 and 1905 lithographic copies were made of 318 of these proof impressions and published as "Illustrations of Australian Plants collected in 1770". The copper-plates themselves remained unused, until in 1960 it was decided that the Royal College of Art should print a selection of the most beautiful. The result, after thirteen years of planning and trials, was this splendid production, which for the first time showed the extraordinary strength of the images. Perfectly printed, rich impressions in strong black ink, they show the important botany of the Cook voyage to great advantage, and at the same time make it a matter for regret that no eighteenth-century edition appeared.

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        Carrie's War - SIGNED by the Author

      Gollancz, 1973. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Gollancz in 1973. A near fine book with only some spotting to the top edge preventing this from being fine. In a near fine or better clipped wrapper. SIGNED without dedication to the front endpaper.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        La boutique obscure 124 rêves EDITION ORIGINALE SP pas de GP ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Denoël / Gonthier, 1973. Fine. Denoël / Gonthier, Paris 1973, 12,5x19,5cm, broché. - First edition of which there were no large paper copies, one advance (service de presse) copy. Autograph inscription from Georges Perec to Pierre Dumayet. A good copy complete with its advertising slip. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers, un des exemplaires du servicde de presse. Envoi autographe signé de Georges Perec à Pierre Dumayet. Agréable exemplaire complet de son prière d'insérer.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Lively Years: 1920-1973 (First Edition, inscribed by Hirschfeld to playwright Edward Chodorov)

      New York: Association Press, 1973. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED in the year of publication by Hirschfeld with a humorous drawing to playwright Edward Chodorov and his wife on the front endpaper: "For Eddie (p. 171) and darling Rose - dear old friends / [caricature] / Hirschfeld / 11/73." Chodorov's play "Decision" is one of 82 reviews by Atkinson, all illustrated by Hirschfeld and collected in this volume. A lovely association. Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket that is moderately rubbed and minutely creased at the corners.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Télévision EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Seuil, 1973. Fine. Seuil, Paris 1973, 13x18,5cm, broché. - first edition from which no large papers have been taken. Autographed by Jacques Lacan to his close friend and collaborator the mathematician Jacques Riguet. Cover illustrated, nice copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé de Jacques Lacan à son proche ami et collaborateur le mathématicien Jacques Riguet. Couverture illustrée, agréable exemplaire.

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        The Botany and Chemistry of Hallucinogens

      Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. xxiii, 267pp. Purple cloth with gilt lettering. Very Good+ with foxed edges and a few of former owner's penciled notes, in slightly soiled and shelf-worn unclipped dust jacket. Binding a little strained from laid-in letters. A 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.Copy of Texas chemistry associate professor Albert R. Machel, author of such articles as "Cyanide Analyses of Peaches." Presentation copy from Schultes, one of only six copies he received from the publisher according to him in a April 24, 1973 letter on Harvard Botanical Museum letterhead; it is included with the book. Schultes writes, "Thank you for your letter of April 2 and for sending the peyote which we value very much for our exhibits." Next paragraph he briefly explains Native American peyote ingestion, and then thanks the former owner for his assistance before the signature line.Also included are three signed, postmarked, single-page letters from Hofmann in Switzerland in Sandoz Labs envelopes and stationary. The first letter from Nov. 6, 1970 thanks Machel for his letter and "four pounds of seeds of Sophora secunidflora," a nicotine-like poisonous plant that Texan Native Americans sometimes ingest before taking peyote. "The quantity you sent me will suffice for the first investigation," Hofmann writes, " I shall ask you again if I need more material," and thanks him for his collaboration.The second envelope, dated September 11, 1972 includes a photocopied typed letter from Hofmann to Schultes about the Sophora secundiflora analysis with Schultes' reproduced holograph along its bottom margin. The enclosed original letter is dated September 8th; in it Hofmann breaks down the results of Sophora, concluding that none of the alkaloids are known to be hallucinogenic, and therefore he is not pharmacologically examining the samples.The final letter from January 26, 1973 regards Machel's previous question about "a general procedure for the extraction of toxic principles from seeds." "No such general procedure exists," Hofmann answers, then briefly outlines some specific extraction procedures.A very special record of correspondence that includes interesting background information on the authors' researches of peyote and the culture associated with its use, spanning the psychedelic era from Sandoz Laboratories (where Hofmann co-discovered LSD in 1943) to the halls of Harvard to rural East Texas.

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        The Green Eagle Score

      London: A Gold Lion Book. (1973). First. First English and first hardcover edition. Fine in lightly rubbed, else fine dustwrapper. An unread copy. Very scarce title. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Neruda: entierro y testamento

      "In September 1973, Fina Torres, a photojournalist active in Venezuela at that time, was in Santiago during the coup that overthrew the government of the Unidad Popular. She photographed the damage done by the artillery to the facade of the Palacio de la Moneda, the armed soldiers in the streets, and other unsettling scenes of everyday life at the time: the cleaning of painted slogans from the walls, people lining up to buy food, the surveillance of the embassies, and the anguished seriousness of people waiting outside the morgue. Photographs of similar scenes can be found in the photobook Chili September 1973 by Koen Wessing, one of whose images is virtually identical to another taken by Torres. Both photographed a dark-haired girl standing at the door of the nourgue and showing the ID photo of a soldier. Torres decided to repeat the image to show more clearly the features of the young man who had disappeared, and Wessing did the same. Ten days after the coup, the poet Pablo Neruda died in a clinic in Santiago. Torres photographed the funeral procession, which also laid to rest the Unidad Popular and a whole era of leftist aspirations. The procession turned into a demonstration, in spite of the menacing presence of numerous armed soldiers. Fina Torres left a testimony of the vigil held around the dead body of Neruda. As she racalls, she was "the only photographer in the writer's residence on the day of his death." The house had been entered and sacked by the soldiers, an event almost prophesied in the lines "Traitor / generals: / behold my dead house" from España en el Corazon. The photos show empty shelves, ashes from the auto-da-fé, open closets, flooded rooms, and other signs of plunder and destruction - images of the desolation that the deceased poet's relatives, also captured by Torres' camera, seem not to notice"Horacio Fernandez in The Latin American Photobook, p 102.Text in Spanish: Sarmiento Alvaro. 47 BW ills by Torres Fina cm 14x19; pp. 152; paperback in fine condition. A wonderful and rare document of a serious photobook.

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        T?ung-kou. I. The Ancient Site of Kao-kou-li in Chi-an District, T?ung-hua Province, Manchoukuo; II. Kao-kou-lian Tombs With Wall Paintings in Chi-an District, T?ung-hua Province, Manchoukuo. [Tung-kou]. [TWO VOLUMES].

      Tokyo & Hsin-Ching, Nichiman Bunka Kyokai, 1973.. Two volumes. Folio (39 x 28cm). Volume I. Pp. xi, 28 (English summary), 116 (Japanese text). Plus over 100 images on 62 plates. With 28 illustrations in the text. Volume II. Pp. xv, 30 (English summary), 87 (Japanese text). Plus over 160 images on 103 plates. With 21 illustrations in the text. The wonderful collection of plates include numerous colour plates, printed separately and mounted on leaves, each protected by tissue-guards; large folding plates; large extending panoramic views; appendix folding map. The text illustrations are mostly full-page. Japanese title-page to each volume printed on special paper and protected with tissue-guard. English title-pages printed in red and black. Hardcover, uniformly bound in the original publisher's cloth-covered boards, handsome wide buckram spines, gilt lettered, copper endpapers. Each volume placed in the original, printed slipcase (bit browned). In NEW condition. A superb set. ~ Reprint of the 1938-40 edition. A remarkable, lavish production, an exceptionally attractive set. (Weight: 7kg)

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        TUTTI GLI SCRITTI PUNTO E LINEA NEL PIANO, ARTICOLI TEORICI, I CORSI INEDITI AL BAUHAUS

      FELTRINELLI, MILANO 1973 - ITALIANO A cura di Philippe Sers, traduzione dal tedesco di Libero Sosio, rilegatura in cartonato lucido nero con dorso giallo e titoli neri, sovraccoperta illustrata e con segni di usura ai bordi, guardie e controguardie gialle, con illustrazioni a colori ed in nero nei testi e fuori testo, cofanetto rigido in tela nera con titoli gialli in entrambi i lati

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        Leviathan - Zeitschrift für Sozialwissenschaft (38 KOMPLETT aufeinander folgende Jahrgänge) - Jg. 1 (1973) bis Jg. 38 (2010) - gebunden in 38 Bänden!

      Westdeutscher Verlag 1973 - 2010. - je Jahrgang ca. 600 Seiten; Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Der Zustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 38 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 38000

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        Egon Schiele: Paintings Watercolours Drawings

      Phaidon Press, London 1973 - 1973 1st English language edition (following the original 1972 German edition published out of Salzburg). The definitive monograph on Schiele and the catalogue raisonne of his paintings, watercolors and drawings. Tall, sqaure quarto, "282 plates, including 84 in color, and 612 text illustrations". A solid, VG+ copy in a bright, VG dustjacket, with light soiling and creasing to the panels. Internally very clean, with no writing or markings of any kind. The text translated into English by Alexander Lieven. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Zee-vaert lof, handelende van de gedenck-waerdigste zee-vaerden met de daeraenklevende op en onder-ganghen der voornaemste heerschappijen der gantscher wereld: zedert haere beginselen tot op den dagh van huyden. In VI boecken beschreven. Amsterdam, Jacob Pietersz. Wachter (colophon: printed by Jan Fredericksz. Stam) , 1634. Folio. With letterpress half-title, a splendid engraved allegorical title-page with Neptune and numerous other figures, and 18 large engraved and etched illustrations in text (11.5 x 16.5 cm), including an original etching by Rembrandt: an allegorical scene of the "Ship of Fortune", with a nude figure of Fortune standing in a small sail boat, made for the book, signed "Rembrandt f. 1633". The other illustrations are by Willem Basse. Contemporary sheepskin parchment.

      Borba de Moraes, pp. 398-399; Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) I, Basse 49-65; Sabin 31476; not in Cat. NHSM; for the Rembrandt illustration: Bartsch 111; H. de la Fontaine Verwey, Uit de Wereld van het Boek, II, pp.130-131 (also in English in Quaerendo, 3 (1973), pp. 5-6); New Hollstein, Rembrandt 123.II. First and only edition of Herckmans's Der zee-vaert lof (In praise of sea voyages), in Dutch, with one of the very few book illustrations by the great painter and etcher Rembrandt van Rijn (1606/07-1669), here in one of the "early impressions" noted by New Hollstein. The book itself is also of interest, with a long verse poem in six books in honour of voyages from Noah's time to 1632 in chronological order, with extensive marginal annotations, including voyages by Columbus and the other great explorers venturing east, west and to the arctic. It forms a complete maritime history. It is followed by a short (9-page) poem in honour of ship travel on the Dutch rivers, then a 1-page poem in honour of Cornelis Jansz de Haen in 1633. The preliminaries contain additional short poems and a 6-page note to the reader by the author, as well as laudatory verses by Barlaeus, Boxhoorn, Revius, Scriverius and others. Basse's illustrations also deserve praise, though overshadowed by Rembrandt. Sabin quotes Stevens noting all "eighteen exquisite etchings". But the work is primarily and justly famous for containing one of the six etchings Rembrandt made especially as and appearing as book illustrations (in 3 books). With the late 19th-century bookplate of A.C. Burnell. Slightly foxed (including the Rembrandt illustration) and with some water stains (not affecting the Rembrandt illustration). Binding rubbed and dirty, and with cracks in the hinges. Good copy of a very desirable book on maritime history, with an original Rembrandt etching among the illustrations.

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        THE SHRINKING MAN

      London: David Bruce & Watson, [1973]. First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket, no dust soiling. (16704). Octavo, boards. Introduction by Kingsley Amis. Filmed in 1957 from a screenplay by the author, currently slated for a possible remake. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-121. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-219. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels #18.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Walt Disney's Now I Know comic series No. 21. February 24th 1973

      : , 1973. Mickie and Minnie Craft-Making Original hand-painted artwork for the Walt Disney's Now I Know comic series No. 21. February 24th 1973. Gouache on artist board. Image size: 12 3/8 x 9 3/4 inches. In fine condition. Matted, framed and glazed.

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        The Miernik Dossier

      New York: Saturday Review Press, 1973. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Author's 1st novel w/band, bright top stain.

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        To Rule The Night: The Discovery Voyage Of Astronaut Jim Irwin ***Signed***

      A. J. Holman Company, New York, NY 1973 - Inscribed "To Andrew Mark Taper / My Very Best Wishes / For Your Life in Him / James Irwin / High Flight" on half title page in black ink. Dust jacket has two 2 inch tears on front side. Book is in fine condition. James B. Irwin, in full James Benson Irwin (born March 17, 1930, Pittsburgh, Pa., U.S.¿died Aug. 8, 1991, Glenwood Springs, Colo.), American astronaut, pilot of the Lunar Module on the Apollo 15 mission (July 26¿Aug. 7, 1971), in which he and the mission commander, David R. Scott, spent almost three days on the Moon¿s surface investigating the Hadley-Apennine site, 462 miles (744 km) north of the lunar equator. The two spent 18 hours outside the Lunar Module, traveled on the Moon¿s surface in a specially designed vehicle, and collected many rocks and core samples. Alfred M. Worden piloted the Command Module, orbiting the Moon while the others worked below. Irwin graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., in 1951 and transferred to the Air Force. He earned a master¿s degree in aeronautical engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1957. At the time he was selected for the manned space program (1966), he was assigned to the Air Defense Command, Colorado Springs, Colo. The Apollo 15 flight was his only space mission. Irwin resigned from the Air Force and the space program in 1972 to form and become president of High Flight Foundation, a Christian evangelical organization. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        RENDEZVOUS WITH RAMA

      Victor Gollancz Ltd., London 1973 - Octavo, boards. First edition. "A huge and apparently deserted alien spacecraft enters the solar system, providing Earth astronauts with a Marie Celeste mystery to the nth power. The characterization may be wooden, the psychological motivations flimsy and the plot paper-thin, but none of those things matter; the sense of wonder evoked by the gradual unfolding of Rama's secrets is what counts." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 302. Winner of the 1973 Nebula and 1974 Hugo awards for best novel. Winner of the British Science Fiction Association Award, Novel, 1970. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-253. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1759-63. Mild tanning to text block, a fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#155272) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Télévision

      first edition from which no large papers have been taken. Autographed by Jacques Lacan to his close friend and collaborator the mathematician Jacques Riguet. Cover illustrated, nice copy. Seuil Paris 1973 13x18,5cm broché

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        GOLDEN STATE

      New York: George Braziller, (1973). First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine dustwrapper. With a note by Richard Howard. One of 500 copies printed of the poet's first book. This copy is INSCRIBED to the poet William Meredith vertically on the front endpaper: "To William Meredith--/with affection, and admiration--/and happy memories of Milgate Park/last summer--/Frank/July 10, 1973.

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        Fragments sur le devenir universel. Eaux-fortes de François Fiedler.

      Sl: Adrien Maeght, 1973. Livre. Illus. by François Fiedler. Très bon. En Feuilles. Dédicacé par l'illustrateur. Grand In-8. Sl, Adrien Maeght, 1973. 28 x 19,5 cm, grand in-8, 2 ff. bl. - 63 ff. n. ch. (125 pp.) - 3 ff. bl., 31 eaux-fortes originales en noir, la première couvrant tout le premier plat de la chemise et 30 hors texte, en feuilles sous couverture blanche rempliée muette, chemise illustrée et étui couvert de velours de l'éditeur. Traduction de Yves Battistini. Tirage à 150 exemplaires, tous sur Arches, avec les eaux-fortes signées par l'artiste. Celui-ci (n° 6) l'un de 25 exemplaires de tête enrichi, sous un grand portefeuille séparé (40 x 30 cm), d'une SUITE de 10 eaux-fortes en couleurs refusées, numérotées et signées. Exemplaire agrémenté d'un ENVOI autographe signé de l'artiste à Pierre Dumayet. Très rare, d'autant que, selon Silvio Corsini, "suite à un accident, la plupart des exemplaires de cet ouvrage ont été amputés de trois gravures. Seuls une trentaine d'exemplaires vendus à l'origine ainsi que quelques exemplaires d'artiste ont échappé à ce sort tragique" (cf. "Revue de la Société Suisse des Bibliophiles", n° 39, 1996, p. 68). François Fiedler (1921-2001), né à Kassa en Hongrie, installé en France dès 1946 est vite repéré par Joan Miro, qui le présente à Aimé Maeght. La galerie Maeght le présente ainsi aujourd'hui : "Outre la peinture, qui reste son principal moyen d'expression, Fiedler va expérimenter durant de nombreuses années les ressources de la gravure à l'eau-forte, mettant en oeuvre des techniques inédites permettant de donner à l'estampe une densité, un relief qui lui confèrent une intensité "dramatique" particulière. La magie issue de l'alchimie propre à la gravure alliée à une démarche esthétique extrêmement rigoureuse se nourrit chez Fiedler d'une interrogation sur l'épreuve, point de départ d'une réflexion sur l'unique et le multiple, sur la notion d'identité, fondamentale dans son oeuvre." Petites usures à l'étui sinon parfait. (inconnu de Monod).

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        8 de Octubre / October 8 / Le 8 Octobre. Día del Guerrillero Heróico / Day of the Heroic Guegrilla / Journée du Guérillero Héroique.

      OSPAAAL, La Habana 1973 - 1ª ed. 34.5x49. Camisas originales. Este clásico cartel OSPAAAL se publicó en 1973 para los subscritores de la revista Tricontinental, pero en lugar de venir insertado dentro la revista, se envió por separado por correos, por lo cual, a pesar de su gran tamaño, solamente tiene dos pliegues. Olivio Martínez aprovechó la conocidísima fotografía de Korda para crear esta bella imagen pop de Che Guevara. Dedicado y firmado por el artista: "Olivio, con aprecio". Excepcional ejemplar. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 4 Euros.

      [Bookseller: Carmichael Alonso libros]
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        THE IRISH WITCH

      London:: Hutchinson & Co.. (1973).. First edition. INSCRIBED on the title page, "For Diana and Went / With love from Dennis. Diana Younger was Dennis's stepdaughter and they remained close all his life. She illustrated the dust jacket for his 1938 book, THE GOLDEN SPANIARD as well as endpapers for several others. Fine in very good dust jacket with the barest wear but with the laminate a little rough and beginning to lift near spine. .

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        Fundamentals of Elementary Particle Physics (International Student Edition)

      McGraw-Hill Inc ,US, 1973. Paperback. Used; Good. Paperback; English language; good condition. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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