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        Jewish Social Studies: A Quarterly Journal Devoted to Contemporary and Historical Aspects of Jewish Life (CONVOLUTE of 35 years/ vols./ KONVOLUT aus 35 Bänden) - Vol. 1 (1939) - Vol. 35 (1973).

      je Jahrgang/ Band besteht aus 4 Heften each year contains 4 vols. Gebundene Ausgabe Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut KOMPLETTPREIS für 35 Bände bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten ENGLISCH! Das Bild zeigt nur einen Teil der hier angebotenen 35 Bände!

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        A Computer Perspective

      Harvard University Press, U.S.A. 1973 - Signed to FEP by Charles and Ray Eames. Ephemera laid in: newspaper clippings, gift note from Charles Eames, also signed by him, a fold out IBM pamphlet: "A Computer Glossary, or Coming to Terms with the Data Processing Machine". Book is in great condition with minimal wear to exterior, clean bright text, tight binding, and no notable defects. Dust jacket is rubbed and tanned around edges, with a heavy crease and several small pieces missing to front and large portion missing from back. Protective sleeve included. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Battery Books & Music]
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        "Live and Let Die" (Released through United Artists)

      England 1973. ORIGINAL SHOOTING SCRIPT WITH FINE ASSOCIATION. A complete production-used script by Tom Mankiewicz and directed by Guy Hamilton, Eon Productions Ltd, October 2nd 1972. 120pp mimeographed typescript, orig embossed green covers, copy of Victor Joseph Heutschy (died 2011) film and TV publicist with his name in ballpoint at foot of title page, from the estate of Derek Coyte who was Director of Publicity for several Bond films, beginning with Live and Let Die.

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        The Living Daylights Vol I, No 1 (16-22 October 1973) through Vol II, No 15 (23-29 April 1974) (all published)

      24 of the 25 issues published of the short-lived Australian counterculture journal (a duplicate copy of Vol. I, No. 10 bound in place of Vol. II, No. 6), bound in a single volume, edited by Richard Neville and published by Richard Walsh, most issues 28 pp., containing articles and interviews on a wide range of topics including wrestling, the gay liberation movement, modern medicine, theater, youth culture, Allen Ginsberg, film, festivals, drugs, music, the massage industry, martial arts, automobiles, voting, politics, anarchy, and many other subjects. Illustrated profusely throughout with photographs, comics, cartoons, and other drawings, including artwork by Martin Sharp, Michael Luenig, Dickie, and Neil McLean. Some very minor tears, some toning and foxing to fore edge. Tabloid size. Paper wrpps., orig. illustrated self-wrpps. bound in. Some minor soiling to cover. Melbourne (Incorporated Newsagencies Company) 1973-74. Martin Sharp, Richard Neville, and Richard Walsh rose to prominence in Australia in the 1960s after they founded the famous magazine, Oz. They were twice charged with printing an obscene publication and provoked much controversy. Sharp was best-known for the psychedelic posters and album covers he designed for musicians, including Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, and Cream. Very scarce; although quite common in Australia, as of February 2017, WorldCat locates only one incomplete holding in North America.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        The Holy Mountain (Original Spanish press photograph of Jodorowsky on the set)

      N.p.: N.p., 1973. Vintage borderless press photograph of Alejandro Jodorowsky directing his third film, "The Holy Mountain." Mimeo snipe on the verso credited to the director's Mexican production company, Procinemex, describing the details of the photo in Spanish. 9.5 x 7.5 inches (24 x 19.5 cm). Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Le plaisir du texte

      Edition of wich no leading copies exists.Signed autograph Roland Barthes Georges Blin.Back slightly insolated as usually.Seuil Paris 1973 13x18cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Street Scene.

      Cheshire: Adam Collection Ltd., 1973 - Excellent condition. Presented in a contemporary frame with conservation mount and glass. Colour offset lithograph on heavy wove paper. Image size: 25.5 x 20.4 cm. Sheet size: 37.5 x 29.2 cm. Edition of 850. Signed in pencil lower right by Lowry, Fine Art Trade Guild blindstamp lower left, stamp numbered lower left. An image after the painting executed in 1961.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Four articles documenting the birth of the personal computer industry in the United States. 1. [Advertisement:] 'The totally new and the very first - Mini-computer ... Scelbi Computer Consulting, Inc.,' p. 154 in QST, March 1974. 8vo, pp. 176. 2. TITUS, Jonathan A., 'Build the Mark 8 minicomputer,' pp. 29-33 in Radio-Electronics, July 1974. 4to, pp. 100. 3. ROBERTS, H. Edward & YATES, William. 'Altair 8800 minicomputer, Part I,' pp. 33-38 in Popular Electronics, January, 1975. 4to, pp. 112. 4. ROBERTS, H. Edward & YATES, William. 'Altair 8800 minicomputer, Part II,' pp. 56-58 in Popular Electronics, February, 1975.

      The first announcements of the first three personal computers marketed in the United States, the Scelbi-8H, Jon Titus' Mark-8, and the MITS Altair 8800. "The Altair is widely recognized as the spark that ignited the microcomputer revolution" (Wikipedia). Although these were preceded by the French Micral, sometimes described as the first personal computer, the Micral was only available fully assembled (and was four times as expensive as its US rivals which were sold in kit form), and was used almost exclusively for industrial applications - its handbook stated that "Micral's principal use is in process control. It does not aim to be a universal mini-computer." "In the same mid-1973 time-frame as the Micral made its debut, Nate Wadsworth and Bob Findley, founders of the brand new Scelbi Computer Consulting (SCientific ELectronic BIological, pronounced "sell-bee"), of Milford, Connecticut, designed the 8008-based Scelbi-8H microcomputer, which is now recognized as being the first microprocessor-based computer kit to hit the market ... The first market announce for the Scelbi-8H was a tiny advertisement in the back of the March 1974 issue of QST, an amateur radio magazine. According to the advertisement, Kit prices for the new Scelbi-8H mini-computer start as low as $440! Actually with 1K of RAM the price was some $500. Scelbi-8H was based on the Intel first 8-bit microprocessor - 8008 [which] was capable of addressing 16Kb of memory and started the design of the first series of microcomputers" ( Scelbi.html). "The first "magazine project" microcomputer, called the Mark-8, was designed by Jonathan A. Titus and appeared in the July 1974 issue of Radio-Electronics. It used the Intel 8008 microprocessor and had 256 bytes of memory. Enthusiasts could buy plans from the magazine for a nominal amount, or a substantially complete kit of parts for $350; sales were insignificant" (Roy A. Allan, A Bibliography of the Personal Computer, p. 78). "Radio-Electronics sold 10,000 copies of the blueprints and about 2500 orders were received for the boards. The first home computer, with almost no memory and no means of storing its programs after use, was probably assembled by between one and two thousand people. It spawned the earliest hobbyist clubs but it still looked more like a prototype than a real machine" (Brian Winston, Media, Technology and Society: A History, p. 233). "Today, ... a Mark-8 is one of the most valuable and sought-after of all historical micros. "It was the misfortune of both the Scelbi-8H and the Mark-8 to stumble and fall in the darkness just before dawn. Only a few months later, a New Mexico-based company called MITS - Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems - could not cope with the orders it received when it introduced the Altair microcomputer. "The January issue of Popular Electronics featured the Altair 8800 developed by Ed Roberts of MITS - although the unit on the magazine's cover was only a painted, empty case. It used the Intel 8080 microprocessor, and basic memory was only 256 bytes. A 100-pin bus with 16 slots facilitated expansion of the system with additional memory and peripherals. Kit price by mail order was $397. The Altair 8800 was a startling success, and a flood of orders created severe delivery problems at MITS; in theory, the same computer was available assembled and tested for $621, but customers who ordered a finished unit waited for months while the factory caught up" (Allan, pp. 78-9). "Like the Mark-8, [the Altair] was not a very accessible device, but it sold well to enthusiasts, people who knew enough about electronics to make the 8800 work, and it spawned a whole new world - more clubs sprang up; the first computer shop opened in Los Angeles in July 1975; the first home computing magazine Byte appeared in August; and the first world Altair Computer Conference was held in Albuquerque in March 1976" (Winston, p. 233). "The January 1975 article for Altair excited a Harvard University undergraduate named Bill Gates, and his good friend Paul Allen, and the duo contacted Roberts to write a BASIC language interpreter for the machine. Roberts show his interest, but ... in fact Gates and Allen had no BASIC yet to offer. When they called Roberts to follow up on the letter he expressed his interest, the two started work on their BASIC interpreter, using a self-made simulator for the 8080 on a PDP-10 minicomputer. They figured they had only several weeks before someone else beat them to the punch, and once they had a version working on the simulator, Allen flew to MITS in Albuquerque to deliver the program, Altair BASIC, on a paper tape. The first time it was run, it displayed Altair Basic, then crashed, but that was enough for them to join. The next day, they brought in a new paper tape and it ran. The first program ever typed in was "10 print 2 +2" and after typing "run" it typed back the correct answer: "4". Allen was offered a position by Roberts as the Director of Software and the only member of the software department; Gates, who was then still a student, started working for MITS part-time after he left school. Later, Gates and Allen would leave MITS to begin a company called Micro-Soft. "The January 1975 article would also inspire the creation of the Homebrew Computer Club by a group of Altair 8800 enthusiasts, and from this club emerged twenty-three computer companies, including Apple Computer" ( ModernComputer/Personal/Altair.html). 4to (277 x 213 mm), pp. 102. Four complete issues in original decorative printed wrappers (address label on front cover of the last three issues).

      [Bookseller: SOPHIA RARE BOOKS]
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        The Holy Mountain (Original Spanish press photograph of Jodorowsky on the set)

      N.p.: N.p., 1973. Vintage borderless press photograph of Alejandro Jodorowsky directing his third film, "The Holy Mountain." Mimeo snipe on the verso credited to the director's Mexican production company, Procinemex, describing the details of the photo in Spanish.9.5 x 7.5 inches (24 x 19.5 cm). Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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        Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72

      first edition. San Francisco, Straight Arrow Books, 1973, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Second state jacket, illustrated by Ralph Steadman, with a two-page inscription by Thompson on the half title and its verso, dated January 4, 1974 (Aspen, Benton's Studio), "Fritz/This worthless/faggot Reed tells/me your name/is really John-/but what the/fuck - my/real name is/Duke, but not/even Reed can swear/tot hat for sure -/Anyway - if/I get up/that/way - & I probably/will before I/croak in the next/few years - I'd/consider it a/real privilege to/eat some first-/class mescaline &/do about 2 hrs./of weird snap-rolls/over Anchorage/with you at the/helm - we'll/bless (?) it in the end//but..zany whatevers/right - Love HST (circled). Very good.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman]
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        Walter Lindgens. Leben Und Werk.

      Erstausgabe O.-SU Vorhanden + Schuber Goldgeprägter Leinenband Materiell Gut Sonderausgabe : " Dieses Exemplar der Sonderausgabe trägt die Nummer 97 ( von 100 ) . Beigegeben ist dem Band das Originalgemälde ROLLENDE SONNENSCHEIBE 1973/5 ". Bildgröße14,5 x 20,8 cm., montiert auf Karton, aufliegend Rahmen, insgesamt im Sonderfach des Schubers. Bild u. Rahmen unversehrt und sauber. Fester Schuber mit montiertem Lederschildchen Titelei, Schuber mit Altersspuren . Buch : Solider schöner goldgeprägter Leinenband mit guter Bindung in farbig illustriertem O.-SU. dieser mit Altersspuren und 2 Randeinrissen Rücken. Bibliotheksexemplar mit Provenienzstempeln. Vorsatzseite und Frontispiz ( Portrait Lindgens ) mit Knickspuren, Buchblock ansonsten materiell sehr gut, unversehrt und durchgehend sauber, 298 Seiten mit 48 Farbtafeln, 50s/w Tafeln und 814 Abbildungen im Oeuvre-Katalog. Mit Bibliographie , Ausstellungen und Anhang, 2.5 Kg. 25 x 28 Cm. +++ Stichwörter: KUNST DEUTSCHLAND 20. JAHRHUNDERT KÜNSTLER KÜNSTLERBIOGRAPHIE VORZUGSAUSGABE ORIGINALGEMÄLDE LIMITIERTE AUFLAGE WERKVERZEICHNIS KÜNSTLER-MONOGRAPHIE CATALOGUE RAISONE ORIGINAL PAINTING

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        Yasser Arafat. Algeri 1973. (Fotografia originale)

      S. d., S. l. 1973 - Fotografia originale vintage in b/n, silver print, cm 21 x 30. Al verso timbro e firma della fotografa. Didascalia manoscritta. Scatto di grande intensita' che ritrae il leader palestinese nel 1973. Paola Agosti, nata nel 1947 a Torino, ha iniziato nel 1969 la sua attivita' di fotografa indipendente. Ha fotografato leader politici, uomini di cultura e artisti di fama internazionale. Si e' occupata con particolare attenzione di volti e fatti del mondo femminile. Ha indagato la fine della civilta' contadina del Piemonte piu' povero, le vicende dellÂ’emigrazione piemontese in Argentina e ha ritratto i grandi protagonisti della cultura europea del '900. E' autrice di vari libri fotografici su questi temi. ITA

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        WINNIE THE POOH. With colour illustrations by E. H. Shepard.

      Illustrated throughout in colour. Hand bound by Zaehnsdorf in full pictorial morocco, stamped in blind and gilt. All edges gilt. Contained in a pictorial cloth and paper slipcase. Limited edition of 300 copies numbered and signed by Shepard, of which this is number 202. First edition thus. A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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      Picador / Pan Books Ltd., London 1973 - Octavo (19.75cm); illustrated wrappers; xii, 116pp. Inscribed by the author on the title page: "This copy is for Tom McGuane / Richard Brautigan / July 16, 1973." Text edges slightly tanned, mild wear and creasing to wrapper extremities, with vertical reading crease to left edge of front wrapper; Very Good. Housed in a custom quarter leather and marbled paper clamshell case. A well-read copy of Brautigan's first novel, bearing a typically subdued inscription to one of his closest friends. Tom McGuane was an on-again, off-again roommate of Brautigan's during the early years he lived in Bolinas, California. Over a nearly 20 year period, the two men would travel together and live near each other between California, Montana, and Key West. They ran in many of the same creative and artistic circles, both men admiring each other's work. McGuane would write a lengthy and generous review of an omnibus edition of Brautigan's work (Delacorte, 1970) in the February 15, 1970 issue of The New York Times Book Review. In William Hjortsberg's exhaustive 2012 biography of Brautigan, he goes on at length to describe how deeply Brautigan admired McGuane - idolized him, even - as an author, as a man, and as a husband. Books inscribed by Brautigan to close, personal friends, are uncommon. Not in Barber. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Le séminaire. Livre XI : Les quatre concepts fondamentaux de la psychanalyse

      Seuil. First edition of which there were no large paper copies.Rare autograph inscription from Jacques Lacan to a close friend.Spine and lower cover very slightly and insignificantly sunned. Seuil Paris 1973 15,5x24cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Captain Cooks Florilegium A selection of engravings from the drawings of plants collected by Joseph Banks and Daniel Solander on Captain Cooks first voyage to the islands of the Pacific


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        The Collected Works of Sir Winston Churchill, The Centenary Edition [The Second World War, The World Crisis, Speeches, etc.]...

      London: Library of Imperial History, 1973. STUNNING 34-VOLUME CENTENARY EDITION of Churchill's Collected Works. With extra subscribers' proof copy of volume I. "Produced with the approval and co-operation of the Churchill Centenary Committee and family, it reproduces all Churchill's fifty books in thirty-four volumes... The books are printed on Archive Long Life Text, all edges gilt, and bound in full vellum with 24-carat gold blocking" (Woods). Although the limitation notes that 3000 sets were produced, only about 1750 were actually completed. With Preface by the Baroness Spencer-Churchill.This set with bookplate designating it set number 381 and published for "Mr. A.R. Knight". WITH AN EXTRA SUBSCRIBERS' PROOF of volume one and stamped for Mr. Knight with the instructions for it to be returned to The Library of Imperial History.Note: Four volumes of Essays were published three years later in matching format and were not issued with this set.London: Library of Imperial History in association with the Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd, 1973. 35 volumes (34 + extra proof copy). Octavo, original full calfskin vellum with 24-carat gold blocking, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt; original slipcases with gilt-stamped Churchill coat-of-arms. Natural age-toning to vellum, slipcases with wear from sticking to each other (very common with this set). An absolutely beautiful set. Fine....

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Gravity's Rainbow

      FIRST EDITION UNCORRECTED PROOF New York: Viking, 1973. EXTREMELY RARE UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE FIRST EDITION of Pynchon's masterpiece, one of the most celebrated works of modern literature; winner of the National Book Award for 1974. "Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow (1973) is a tour de force in 20th-century literature. In exploring the dilemmas of human beings in the modern world, the story, which is set in an area of post-World War II Germany called 'the Zone,' centres on the wanderings of an American soldier who is one of many odd characters looking for a secret V-2 rocket that will supposedly break through the Earth's gravitational barrier when launched. The narrative is filled with descriptions of obsessive and paranoid fantasies, ridiculous and grotesque imagery, and esoteric mathematical and scientific language. For his efforts Pynchon received the National Book Award, and many critics deemed Gravity's Rainbow a visionary, apocalyptic masterpiece" (Britannica).The uncorrected proof is famously rare: Viking once confirmed that no proofs had been made; in recent years, however, a handful have surfaced.New York: Viking Press, (1973). Octavo, original wrappers; custom box. Fading to spine and top edge or wrappers; a handful of pages with marks in the margin, most likely by a reviewer; crayon "swirl" on blanks at rear. A rare copy of the earliest form of one of the most important American novels of the century. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        If I Die in a Combat Zone

      Delacorte Press, 1973 Delacorte, 1973. Hardcover. Very good (slightly cocked) in a very good dust jacket. 1st Edition. First Edition (first printing). First printing stated on the copyright page. Original price of $5.95 still on front flap of the dust jacket. Original owner's embossed stamp on title page. The first book by the author of GOING AFTER CACCIATO and THE THINGS THEY CARRIED, a definitive memoir of the Vietnam "grunt" experience. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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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. 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. A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House]
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        Shashin shu Photography


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        Brixen, Südtirol. Unterdrittelgasse. Acryl auf Platte.

      Bildmaß: 57 x 48 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alter unter Passepartout gerahmt ( Künstlerrahmung: Rahmenmaß: 71 x 61 cm ). Gezeigt wird die Unterdrittelgasse in Brixen, Südtirol, im Bildhintergrund schneebedeckte Gipfel. Rechts unten eine verblasste Monogrammierung, das Bild verso vom Künstler signiert, bezeichnet und mit *16.5. 1973* datiert. Das Bild etwas fleckig, ansonsten von guter farbfrischer Erhaltung, das Passepartout etwas fleckig, der Rahmen leicht bestoßen und etwas fleckig. Der 1908 in Hamburg geborene Künstler besuchte von 1922 - 1925 die Kunstgewerbeschule in Hamburg bei Hugo Baumann und war später als Maler in und um Hamburg tätig. ( Literatur: Der Neue Rump: Lexikon der bildenden Künstler Hamburgs - Seite 45 ) ( Bitte beachten: Hier aufgrund der Größe kein Versand, hier nur Selbstabholung bzw. selbst organisierter Abtransport ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )( Please notice: No shipment possible )

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      London: Andre Deutsch,, 1973. Octavo. Original orange cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With the dust jacket. Slight foxing to endleaves, a very good copy in the bright jacket with short closed tear and crease to foot of front panel. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author to a pasted in card to the title page, "For Dr Murray, with all good wishes, from Peter Shaffer, August 1985". From the library of noted Irish bibliophile, Dr Philip Murray, author of Adventures of a Book Collector (2011). Dr. Murray had a number of books signed by Shaffer in this manner. Equus was produced as a film in 1977 starring Richard Burton. Notable modern productions include the 2007 revival featuring Richard Griffiths and Daniel Radcliffe.

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        Children's Crusade Kinderkreuzzug Op. 82 A Ballad for children's voices and orchestra... Words by Bertolt Brecht Illustrations by Sidney Nolan A limited facsimile edition of the composer's manuscript

      [London]: Faber, [1973]. Large folio. Original publisher's quarter mid-tan morocco with paper boards, "Kinderkreuzzug" stamped in gilt to upper, titling gilt to spine. 1f. (half-title), 1f. (title), 1f. (limitation statement), 1f. (dedication), 1f. (notes on the manuscript by Britten), 1f. (list of Illustrations), 2ff. (libretto in both German and English), 1f. (facsimile of autograph title), 34 pp.1f. (autograph musical manuscript facsimile)6 double-sided plates printed in colour. Includes partial page of manuscript facsimile tipped-in between pp. 18-19 and fragment tipped-in to p. 22, as published. Housed in dark ivory paper slipcase. Signed by both the composer and artist at lower margin of limitation leaf. Binding slightly worn; slipcase slightly soiled. A very attractive copy overall. Limited to 300 copies signed by both the composer and artist, this no. 22. Written to be performed in St. Paul's Cathedral to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Save the Children Fund on May 19, 1969. "The down-to-earth style and impersonal tone of Brecht's Kinderkreuzzug, a ballad about the death of a wandering band of children in the war-torn Poland of 1939, allowed Britten's anger to surface. The manipulations of a 12-note row appear to symbolize, here as elsewhere, the dying civilization of Europe, reflected through the fate of the children and their dog, whose death ends 'a very grisly piece' (as Britten himself called it) on an unsentimental note." Grove Music Online. "... Britten ensured in two ways that his tribute - to an ideal that is persistently reflected in his own work - should not fall a lifeless victim to stiffly charitable sentiments: he chose a text from Brecht, and he conceived the work for the heterogeneous resources of a school music group - the very skilled Wandsworth School Boys' choir and a large band of percussion players, together with two pianists and an organist. The work that resulted is not directly related to the rest of Britten's output either in genre or in the manner of the muiscal discourse... Of all Britten's works for children, this one most bluntly reminds us how much their world is a microcosm of our own." Evans: The Music of Benjamin Britten, pp. 285 and 292.

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        South Of No North (Signed Limited Edition)

      Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1973. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/fine. Limited first edition of this early short story collection by the author of Post Office and Ham On Rye. This is number 142 of only 300 hand-numbered and SIGNED copies in special hardbound binding with multi-colored cloth spine. A sharp near fine example in clear acetate wrapper. One of the scarce early BSP Bukowski titles.

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        Cinque poesie inedite

      Roma, L'Arco Edizioni d'Arte, 1973 - Cartella contenente cinque opere originali, numerate e firmate a matita: una incisione di Remo Brindisi, una incisione di Luigi Guerricchio, una serigrafia di Henry Goetz, una xilografia di Yannis Papadakis, una xilografia/acquatinta di Antonietta Raphael Mafai (cm 13x19; 29x20; 27x30; 16,5x25; 28x22). Con una nota di Giuseppe Appella. Folio (cm 51x36). pp. 8+incisioni. . Perfetto (Mint). . Prima edizione di 50 + VI es. numerati. . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de ce qui s'est passé au royaume du Japon l'annee 1624.Paris, Sebastien Chappelet, 1628. 8vo. With a woodcut Jesuit seal on the title page. Contemporary tanned sheepskin, blind-stamped with a fleur-de-lys.

      - Alt-Japan-Katalog 1319; De Backer & Sommervogel VI, col. 1973; Cordier, Japonica, col. 311; Lach & Van Kley III, p. 376 & 403; WorldCat (2 copies). Very rare, first and only edition of a translation into French of the "Annual Letter" for 1624, the annual account of the Jesuit missions in Japan written for their superiors in Rome. Although possibly written by Jesuits in Japan, the text was edited by Rodrigues Girão in Macao. First published in its original Italian as a standalone book in 1628, it was immediately translated into Latin, French, Dutch and German. The letter describes the Great Edo Martyrdom of 1623, when 50 Christians were crucified on the orders of the Shogun. Added to that are lives of the principal martyrs and descriptions of previous persecutions of the Christians in Japan, whose religion had officially been banned in 1614. The book ends with various papal letters of support written to the Christians in Japan, which are present both in their original Latin and in French translation. With a library stamp and a manuscript date on the title-page. Some spots and waterstains in the margins, especially in the first 30 pages and some browning; small tear in the final page and stains on the final endpaper. Paste-downs are damaged and loose at several corners and front endpaper is missing. Binding rubbed, particularly on the spine. A good, structurally sound copy.

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        Marina Apollonio. Werke 1964-1973

      Graz: Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, , 1973. Brossura (wrappers). Molto Buono (Very Good). Catalogo di mostra, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum Graz, 13 aprile - 6 maggio 1973. A cura di Maria Kiefer-Tariao. Scritti di Kurt Jungwirth, Wilfried Skreiner, Gillo Dorfles. Con illustrazioni in nero e a colori e 2 inserti in acetato e tessuto. Testo in tedesco. 8vo. pp. 42 non numerate. Molto Buono (Very Good). . Marina Apollonio è considerata una delle figure più rappresentative in campo internazionale del movimento Arte Cinetica.

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        The Collected Works.

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

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        Kritische Berichte - Schriftenreihe des Ulmer Vereins bzw. (seit 25. 1997) Zeitschrift für Kunst- und Kulturwissenschaften

      1. Jg. 1973 - 23. Jg. 2006 (1. Jg. als Reprint von 1976) insges. ca. 120 nicht gebundene Einzelhefte bis 1981 6, danach 4 Nummern pro Jahr z. T. altersbedingt angebräunt, wenige Hefte mit Anstreichungen

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        Phycitinae. 1. Teilband: Trifine Acrobasiina. In: Amsel, H.-G., Gregor, F. & Reisser, H. [eds]

      1973 - Diese Buchreihe wurde von H.-G. Amsel, F. Gregor und H. Reisser ins Leben gerufen. Es sollten alle Microlepidoptera der Paläarktischen Region ausführlich behandelt und in Farbe dargestellt werden. Bisher ist leider nur ein kleiner Teil davon bearbeitet worden. Band 1 - 5 erschienen im Verlag Georg Fromme, Wien. Band 6 - 9 im Verlag G. Braun, Karlsruhe und ab Band 10 im Verlag Goecke & Evers, Keltern. Inzwischen sind alle noch lieferbaren Bände bei Goecke & Evers. Von Band 1 und 3 bis 5 lagerten in Wien noch Restbestände einzelner in Leinen gebundenen Bände, sowie unaufgebundene Druckbögen und Schutzumschläge. Diese wurden zwischenzeitlich gebunden, aus Kostengründen aber als normales Hardcover mit den Original-Schutzumschlägen. Bisher erschienen 13 Bände, davon 12 mit den herrlichen Aquarellen von F. Gregor, bzw. bei Band 8 von H. P. Wymann. Band 10 enthält Digitalfotos. Text vol. 752 pp., Plate vol.: 159 pls (38 in color), 11 distribution tabs, hardcover 20 x 27 cm, with dust cover [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed, referring to Christie's novel and play, The Hollow.

      [1973?]. Single sheet, octavo (178 x 139 mm). Blue ink on unlined paper, text to recto, second signature to lower verso. Creased from folding, in fine condition. A letter signed "Agatha Mallowan" addressed to Cicily and Jack Courtnedge [sic], who performed in a touring adaptation of Christie's The Hollow. She writes, "you were superb - both of you - in The Hollow! I did enjoy it so much... I've got a list of performance places - but one always mislays things when one leaves home to go on holiday." The Courtneidges frequently acted together on stage, screen, and the radio; here Christie refers to the 1973 production in which they both starred, and which began at Cheltenham's Everyman Theatre. The Hollow was first published in book form in 1946, and Christie's adaptation of the novel premiered at the Cambridge Arts Theatre in February 1951.

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        Tête à têtes.

      Paris, Galerie Henri Creuzevault, mars - avril 1973 - 24x24 cm. (Kartonbox: 24,5x32,5 cm). 24 n.n. S. mit s/w. Fotos, 9 Plastiktafeln mit Silverprintdrucken und 1 Maske in Plastik. Lose in O.-Kartonbox. Vorzugsausgabe mit Multiple, erschien in einer Auflage von 100 Exemplaren, unser Exemplar nicht numeriert und nicht signiert. - Mit einem Vorwort von Pierre Restany.

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        Injection Molding

      Wiley-Blackwell, 1973. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-60405133; EAN: 9780471744450

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      Openings Press, Gloucester 1973 - 590 x 385 mm. Print. Lithograph printed black and white, published by Openings Press. First edition, 1973. Condition: light creasing, overall near fine. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Apartheid and the Archbishop. The Life and Times of Geoffrey Clayton Archbishop of Cape Town.

      Cape Town: David Philip, 1973 - Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine gilt, turquoise endpapers, dust jacket. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed and frayed dust jacket. 8 black and white plates. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the title page "To Douglass & Dorothy Sheen with affectionate wishes, Alan Paton Christmas, 1973". Presentation copies of Paton's books are uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Europa and Her Bull

      John Furnival, Gloucester 1973 - 640 x 406 mm. Print. Lithograph printed black and white. John Furnival print, undated (second edition, 1973). Condition: slight curl to top left corner, near fine.

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        Throwing Three Balls in the Air to Get a Straight Line (Best of Thirty-Six Attempts)

      Milano: Galleria Toselli, , 1973. Fogli sciolti in cartelletta (loose as issued in original portfolio). Ottimo (Fine). Libro d'artista in cui Baldessari tenta di realizzare un obiettivo semplice ma arbitrario, seguendo le regole in un modo simile a un gioco. I 36 tentativi fanno riferimento alle esposizioni che si trovano in un rotolo di pellicola da 35 mm. Le immagini risultanti sono la documentazione della performance di Baldessari, ma  anche il confine verso immagini astratte e anticipatrici delle opere successive in cui l'Artista  colloca cerchi dai colori vivaci su immagini fotografiche di volti per oscurare l'identità dei soggetti. Cm 25x33. pp. 14 tavole. Ottimo (Fine). Edizione originale di 2000 esemplari.

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        Autograph letter signed, referring to Christie's novel and play, The Hollow.

      [1973?] 1973 - Single sheet, octavo (178 x 139 mm). Blue ink on unlined paper, text to recto, second signature to lower verso. Creased from folding, in fine condition. A letter signed "Agatha Mallowan" addressed to Cicily and Jack Courtnedge [sic], who performed in a touring adaptation of Christie's The Hollow. She writes, "you were superb - both of you - in The Hollow! I did enjoy it so much. I've got a list of performance places - but one always mislays things when one leaves home to go on holiday." The Courtneidges frequently acted together on stage, screen, and the radio; here Christie refers to the 1973 production in which they both starred, and which began at Cheltenham's Everyman Theatre. The Hollow was first published in book form in 1946, and Christie's adaptation of the novel premiered at the Cambridge Arts Theatre in February 1951. Wagstaff & Poole, p. 197. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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      1973. Macerata La Nuova Foglio 1973 In Folio Pagine 39 + 8 opere grafiche fuori testo protette da velina. Legatura editoriale a stampa in cartone. Sovraccoperta editoriale a colori col titolo in viola dipinto a smalto. 8 grafiche a colori fuori testo. Numerose foto in bianco e nero e a colori nel testo e fuori testo. Conservato entro astuccio editoriale in plastica acetata. Ottima e fresca copia. Edizione di 400 copie. Raro libro d'artista.

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        Correspondence Archive

      1973-1979. Eleven typed letters signed; one typescript biographical statement; an 8-page hand-corrected typescript of a short story; and an autograph letter signed from Selby's wife, all addressed to Selby's friend, journalist John S. Friedman, who first met Selby after inviting him to speak to his CUNY English class and who later interviewed him for The Village Voice. The earliest piece of writing here (August 24, 1973) is the two-page biographical statement, which is un-addressed. Written in essay form it recounts Selby's near-death experience with tuberculosis in his 20s and how that led to his writing obsession, despite his having "no idea for a story," and his six years of locking himself in his bedroom after work to write Last Exit to Brooklyn. The letters, written 1974-1981 and spanning three addresses (Los Angeles, New York and Greenwich, Connecticut), cover themes such as working on his novel The Demon (unnamed in the letter), but featuring Harry White, "who loved to f*ck," while simultaneously working on a play about salvation and a television movie, for Stanley Kramer, about the third Commandment (remembering the Sabbath); finishing his addiction novel Requiem for a Dream, which opens with the protagonist locking his mother in the closet ("Naturally it takes place in the Bronx. Where else could that happen?"); family; money; politics; the quest to turn his writing into film; and his health. The 8-page short story typescript included here is "A Little Respect," a manic 1978 take on a parent believing his son's (television) screen time is detrimental to his social skills. Lastly, there is an undated letter to Friedman from Selby's wife, informing Friedman of Selby's hospitalization with pneumonia. In all, roughly 20 full pages of text by Selby during a time in his life dedicated to work and family. Selby's novel Last Exit to Brooklyn was one of the taboo-smashing works of fiction published by Barney Rosset's Grove Press in the 1960s, alongside such books as William Burroughs' Naked Lunch and the long-suppressed Tropic novels of Henry Miller. Its frank depiction of drug use, homosexuality and violence made it a pivotal work of transgressive fiction. Pages folded for mailing; near fine. No Binding. Near Fine.

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        Architectures de Sienne.

      Auvernier, Galerie Numaga, 1973. - 30x35 cm, 7+4 ff. Livre d'artiste tiré à 23 exemplaires (dont 8 hors commerce) sur Zerkall à la cuve. Quatre gravures originales en relief de J.-E. Augsburger (signées et justifiées sur 15 exemplaires) et 4 pages de textes de René de Solier. Celui-ci exemplaire n° 2, signé par les auteurs à la justification. A l'état de neuf. en feuilles, sous étui-boîte en toile de jute avec relief métalique contrecollé sur le premier plat. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        South Of No North (Signed Limited Edition)

      Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1973. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/fine. Limited first edition of this early short story collection by the author of Post Office and Ham On Rye. This is number 142 of only 300 hand-numbered and SIGNED copies in special hardbound binding with multi-colored cloth spine. A sharp near fine example in clear acetate wrapper. One of the scarce early BSP Bukowski titles.

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        Nixon thanks longtime friend Jack Dreyfus for his invitation to revisit his island home off the Maine coast "at this time," ostensibly because Vice President Agnew had just told him that there was a federal investigation into certain of his own affairs while he served as Governor of Maryland just prior to his inauguration as Vice President

      Washington, DC, August 6, 1973. 6.75" x 9". "Typed Letter Signed ""RN"" as President, 1 page, 6.75"" x 9"". Washington, August 6, 1973, pale green White House stationery with the presidential seal blind-embossed at top center. To Mr. Jack J. Dreyfus, Jr., Two Broadway, New York. Faint paper clip impression at top edge. With original envelope. Fine condition.In full, ""It is most gracious of you to invite Pat and me to revisit your beautiful home on Minot's Island. We have spoken often of the delightful time we spent there several years ago and we know how enjoyable it would be for us to come again. While we must forego another such visit at this time, Pat and I thank you for your thoughtfulness and want you to know how very much we appreciate your remembrance of us in this special way. Pat joins me in sending our very best personal regard."" In August 1971, exactly two years earlier, President and Mrs. Nixon had vacationed on Minot's Island, an island off the coast of Maine owned by Jack Dreyfus.Undoubtedly, President Nixon told his longtime friend Jack Dreyfus ""we must forego another such visit at this time"" to his ""beautiful home on Minot's Island"" because on August 2, 1973, just four days earlier, his Vice President, Spiro T. Agnew, had received a letter from a federal prosecutor informing him that there was an investigation into certain of his affairs by a grand jury in Baltimore; Agnew had served as Governor of Maryland from 1967-1969. On August 6th, the day President Nixon wrote this letter, Agnew met with Attorney General Elliot L. Richardson and informed the press of the investigation. On August 7th, the day the letter here offered was mailed and postmarked, Agnew met with Nixon at The White House. On August 8th, in a news conference, Agnew denounced charges against him that had appeared in the press and said he would not resign. Agnew resigned on October 10th.Financier Jack Dreyfus (1913-2009) was the founder of the Dreyfus Fund. In 1964, Life magazine called him the “Maverick Wizard Behind the Wall Street Lion,” in reference to the emblem of his fund and its aggressive marketing. Dreyfus, it said, was “the most singular and effective personality to appear in Wall Street since the days of Joseph Kennedy and Bernard Baruch.” His paternal grandfather was a first cousin of Alfred Dreyfus, the protagonist of the late 19th-century anti-Semitic scandal known as the Dreyfus Affair. Dreyfus sold his mutual fund company in 1970 and established the Dreyfus Health Foundation to pursue other medical applications for Dilantin which had cured his depression in the 1960s. In 2000, Dreyfus said that an account in The Arrogance of Power: The Secret World of Richard Nixon by Anthony Summers (New York: Viking, 2000) that he gave Dilantin to Richard Nixon in 1968 was correct. Dreyfus said he gave Nixon a bottle of 1,000 capsules of 100 milligrams each ''when his mood wasn't too good,'' and later gave him another bottle of 1,000 capsules."

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        Códice C-67 de la Biblioteca Universitaria de Granada .

      1973. Ed. Universidad de Granada. 1973 - . . . 2 Vol. . 116 folios. Folio Imperial. Plena Piel. . Facsímil cuyo original se conserva en la Biblioteca universitaria de Granada. Ejemplar Nº 992 de una tirada limitada de 1500 ejemplares numerados y firmados ante notario. Incluye libro de estudio aún sin desprecintar. .

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