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        Selected Poems; translated by several hands. Introduction by Kenneth Rexroth

      New York: The Seabury Press, 1973. First edition. Pages toned, as usual with this cheaply produced volume, few marks, else about fine in a bright dust jacket with some tears, especially to the rear panel, one having been mended with tape on the underside. Still an attractive copy.. 8vo, 128pp; cloth. The first major collection of Milosz's poems to appear in English, and the poet was very much involved in most of the translations. This copy has been signed by Milosz on the front flyleaf. At the time he was living in exile from his native Poland and teaching at the University of California at Berkeley. Milosz would receive the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1980.

      [Bookseller: Locus Solus Rare Books]
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      Paramount 1973 - SECOND DRAFT SEPTEMBER 24, 1973. From the Richard Manney collection of film scripts, with his name on a 1990 bill of sale, which is laid in. One of the great American films, and one of the cornerstone classics of the New American Cinema movement of the 1970s. Winner of six Oscars, including for Best Picture and Best Screenplay. Brad-bound, pictorial wrappers, 200 pp., studio mimeograph, this script belonged to an uncredited member of the crew, and has various notations in holograph ink, including a few on front wrapper, NEAR FINE in VERY GOOD+ wrappers [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Walter Reuben, Inc.]
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        Chang Dai-Chien's Paintings.

      Taipei, Taiwan: National Museum of History, [1973]. - 4to. 115 pp., Red Cloth, In Slipcase & Mylar Jacket, Near Fine, book flawless. Illustrated, some color plates. Text in Chinese with some English. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        A GOOD PLACE

      Aloes Editions, (NY) 1973 - First edition, limited to 100 numbered copies signed by Updike on the limitation page as issued. Copy #83. Sewn wraps. Printed at The Oliphant Press by Ronald Gordon. Essay which originally appeared in "Ford Times" in a slightly different form and written on the occasion of Ipswich, Massachusetts' Seventeenth Century-Day 1972. Fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: REVERE BOOKS, abaa & ioba]
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        Thieves' Afternoon

      New York: The Viking Press. (1973). First. First edition. Very good with sunning to the edges of the binding in a soiled, about very good dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author to her close friends, the author James Jones, and his wife Gloria Mosolino: "For Jim and Moss, love and long afternoons, Rosey." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Slow Loris Broadsides Series III

      (Buffalo, New York: Slow Loris Press. 1973). First. First edition. Quarto. Eleven loose printed sheets in printed paper folder. Fine set, with prospectus laid in. One of 25 numbered sets with each broadside Signed by the author. Works by Charles Baxter, Robert Bly, Martha Dickey, Rose Graubart, Mac Hammond, David Ignatow, John Logan, Jerome Mazzaro, Tony Petrosky, and Nahum Tschacbasov. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Theater Life)

      Moscow: The Ministry of Culture of the RSFSR, The All-Union Theatre Society, The RSFSR Writers Union. 1973 - Folio. Full year's publication of 24 bi-monthly ssues.With its first issue published in 1958, the magazine is a collection of critical reviews of the productions of Russian theaters, profiles of theater directors, actors and designers as well as analysis of the results of theatrical seasons. Compared with Teatr magazine that is traditionally connected with the study of the classical theater and the analysis of general trends,Teatralnaya Zhizn gravitates towards theater journalism, at times devoting whole issues or sections to new figures and trends. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Revolutionary Petunias & Other Poems (Signed First Edition)

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

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA ]
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        Francis Xavier: His Life, His Times, 4 vols. 1506-1552. In english.

      The Jesuit HIstorical Institute. - Unused book.There is thin dirts with aging on the top & fore Edges & jackets.Rome, 1973-1982.Vol. 1: Europe(1506-1541) 1973. xxxii,791 p., 9 ill.Vol. 2: India 1977(1541-1945) xv, 759p., 8 ill.Vol. 3: Indonesia and India (1545-1549) 1980, xv, 726 p., 10 ill.Vol. 4: Japan and China (1549-1552) 1982. xii, 718 p., 17 ill. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Port of Saints

      London: Covent Garden/Am Here, 1973. First edition, No. 88 of 100 numbered copies signed by Burroughs. 1 vols. 8vo. White boards lettered in black along spine. Fine copy in dust jacket and original slipcase. First edition, No. 88 of 100 numbered copies signed by Burroughs. 1 vols. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Egon Schiele: Paintings Watercolours Drawings

      London: Phaidon Press, 1973. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. 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.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        Racines. Počmes de Guillevic

      Paris, 1973. Engraved by Robert Blanchet. Copy #12 of 15 with a suite of signed etchings. Entire edition 220: 10 with two suites; 15 with one suite as this; 175 regular and 20 hors commerce. 8vo. (6 3/4" x 9 3/4"). Unbound text illustrated with original color engravings signed by author and artist. in loose signature, as issued. Plus a suite of the engravings signed by the artist, #12 of 15 copies on Richard de Bas paper. In folder. The two volumes in original decorated wrappers. Open slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Golden Legend, Inc. ]
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        RACINES. Poèmes de Guillevic

      Robert Blanchet, Boulogne-sur-Seine 1973 - Feuilles flottantes. Non paginé (cependant progression marquée par un discret signalétique alphabétique), environ 21 pages. Cette édition originale de poèmes inédits d'(Eugène) Guillevic, « Racines », est illustrée par Robert Blanchet de compositions originales imprimées directement avec des racines, des nervures, des feuilles et des gravures sur bois de fil. Composée en caractère Bembo italique corps 24, elle est tirée à 220 exemplaires numérotés, dont 10 exemplaires sur Richard de Bas avec un bois et une suite des planches signées, 15 exemplaires sur Richard de Bas avec une suite des planches signées, 175 exemplaires sur Lana pur fil et 20 exemplaires hors commerce. Notre exemplaire numéroté 10, dûment signé par le poète et par l'artiste-graveur en dessous de la justifiction, est également bien accompagné de son bois original (à comprendre : une « plaque-support pour réaliser une des gravures», environ 22 x 16.5 x 2 cm, poids 482 g), bien signée par R. Blanchet sur la face. Bien accompagné également de sa suite des 15 planches, toutes signées (ou monogrammées pour certaines) par l'artiste, numérotées 10 sur 10 (2x) ou 25 (13x) ; dont 3 planches sur double-page. Les poèmes, les planches et le bois sont séparément sous chemises souples. La chemise des poèmes est ornée sur les plats extérieurs. Ces 3 groupes sont sous chemise rigide, or-orange, étiquette de titre collée sur le dos. Emboîtement rigide assorti, neutre, env. 26.2 x 18.4 x 5.5 cm. Etat : très bon état général. Emboîtement : bon, un peu défraîchi, quelques ombres de salissures. Chemises et intérieur : très bon. Bois : très bon. 25.5 x 18 x 5 cm 1290g. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: ABC - Eric Girod]
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        Racines. Počmes de Guillevic

      Paris, 1973. Engraved by Robert Blanchet. Copy #12 of 15 with a suite of signed etchings. Entire edition 220: 10 with two suites; 15 with one suite as this; 175 regular and 20 hors commerce. 8vo. (6 3/4" x 9 3/4"). Unbound text illustrated with original color engravings signed by author and artist. in loose signature, as issued. Plus a suite of the engravings signed by the artist, #12 of 15 copies on Richard de Bas paper. In folder. The two volumes in original decorated wrappers. Open slipcase.

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        St. Luke's Church, Old Street, London. E. C.

      Manchester: G. R. Mellor, 1973 - Tape residue to extreme top edge, hidden by the mount otherwise in excellent condition. Presented in a lime waxed ash frame with conservation glass and mount. Offset lithograph on laid paper. Image size: 45.7 x 61 cm. Sheet size: 58.9 x 72 cm. Edition of 850. Signed in pencil lower right by Lowry, numbered with publisher's blindstamp lower left. Reproduced from an original oil painting on canvas executed in 1943. St Lukes was built in 1733 in Old Street, London, the church was closed by the Church of England in 1964 after subsidence made it unsafe. The roof was removed two years later for safety reasons and the shell became a dramatic ruin for 40 years, overgrown with trees, despite being a Grade I listed building. Eventually it was restored for the London Symphony Orchestra as a concert hall, rehearsal, recording space and educational resource.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Mrs Swindells' Picture.

      Cheshire: Adam Collection Ltd., 1973 - Tape residue to extreme top edge otherwise in excellent condition. Presented in contemporary green frame with conservation glass and mount. Colour offset lithograph on heavy wove paper. Image size: 40.3 x 30.2 cm. Sheet size: 53.5 x 40.7 Edition of 850. Signed in pencil lower right by Lowry, Fine Art Trade Guild blindstamp to lower left. Reproduced from an original oil painting on canvas executed in 1965. The original painting was given to Mrs Swindells who for many years was Lowry's cleaner.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Amour et destin du livre.

      Lausanne, André et Pierre Gonin, 1973. - In-folio en ff., sous double emboitage de satin bleu, dos en parchemin ivoire, titre doré en long, couv. blanche décorée en relief, 225 pp., illustré par Hans Erni de 15 grandes eaux-fortes originales en coul. à pleine-page. Très beau recueil présentant un panorama bibliographique par le texte et par l'image. Rare car tiré à 180 exemplaires seulement, tous signés par l'artiste, les auteurs et les éditeurs. Un des 155 numéroté sur vélin, imprimé pour *** (le nom du destinataire a été effacé). L'ouvrage est en très belle condition. Réf. bibliographiques : (Monod, 231).

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Trait d'Union sarl.]
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      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1973 brodart protected. Stated First Edition. minor edgewear to DJ. First printing. Second novel by this Nobel prize winning writer, the story of the friendship of two young women, who met as twelve year old girls - both smart, both poor, both black - in a small Ohio town, but whose lives took very different paths. Original orange cloth. Spine and upper board lettered, ruled and detailed in gold. Publisher's device to rear panel stamped blind. Top edge dyed green, as issued. Fore-edge and bottom edge kept rough. Original color-pictorial dust-jacket designed by Wendell Minor, author's b/w photograph to rear flap by James L. McGuire. Very near fine in a like dustjacket - a tight copy with bright orange covers, and an attractive dustjacket with just a little toning to the white background on the flaps and back cover.

      [Bookseller: Tome Raiders ]
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        Cold Cream Alley: A Collection of Poems by Joe Hendrick

      Unpaginated 9 x 8 softcover of Joe Hendricks's first printed poetry collection, together with eight art 13 x 12 portfolios containing two prints, and one portfolio containing a three-page musical composition, by: Joe Hendrick, Ramon Santiago, Robert Conge, Joe Matott, Charles W. Haas, Ray Mayo, Robert E. Smith, Julianna Furlong Williams, Lawrence M. Williams, and Gerry Niewood. Also includes single sheet with an introduction by Jacquelyne Schuman, and a photo of the ten contributors on the reverse. The name Cold Cream Alley comes from Rochester, New York's Cold Cream Building, in which Hendrick worked. The images included were created specially for this project, and the portfolios are their first appearance in print. An impressive example of multi-disciplinary creativity, typography, design, and artistic collaboration, similar to some of the productions of various artistic and literary collectives of the 50s, 60s, and 70s (the Beat Poets, Black Mountain Poets, etc.), but also to some of the fine press productions that would become popular somewhat later. Quite scarce - we found 4 copies in institutional collections, three of which are located in Rochester, one other copy offered for sale, and no records of sale at auction. Limited edition, #173 of 250. Hand-numbered and signed by Hendrick on title page, all portfolios hand-numbered and signed by contributors. Tiny spot on front of slipcase. Rochester: GM / DuBois Corp., 1973. Limited Edition. Collectible; Like New/Not Applicable. Hendrick, Joe; Santiago, Ramon; Conge, Robert; Matott, Joe; Haas, Charles W.; Mayo, Ray; Smith, Robert E.; Williams, Julianna Furlong; Williams, Lawrence M.; Niewood, Gerry.

      [Bookseller: Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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        On Causality and Natural Laws

      1973 - Lewis, David, Manuscript 1959 and inscribed off-print 1973. The manuscript is an undergraduate paper from 1959, a typescript entitled “On Causality and Natural Laws” with comments and a grade by Jerry Shaffer. The offprint is “The counterfactual Analysis of Causation.” The inscription on the off-print: “For Jerry Shaffer, with greatest gratitude. First and last drafts, 1959 (Phil 1) and 1973." Shipping: $20.00 domestic, $40.00 international.

      [Bookseller: South Willington Book Cartel]
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        Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumskunde. 5 Bände

      2. völlig neu bearbeitete u. stark erweiterte Auflage, de Gruyter, Berlin, 1973-1984. Zusammen LI, 3107 S., einheitliche Halbledereinbände mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, (gering fleckig) - gute komplette Ausgabe / Bände 4 u. 5 gebunden, Bände 1 bis 3 in 11 Lieferungen -

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        X. Festival Berlin

      World Federation of Democratic Youth 1973 - World Federation of Democratic Youth, 1973. Blue cloth portfolio box, emobssed to front and spine. 275x220mm. with 49 colour photographic prints, 250x208mm. Prints document the 10th World Festival of Youth and Students, an international youth event organised by the left wing youth group World Federation of Democratic Youth and feature a photograph of prominent black feminist Angela Davis. Portfolio box edited and produced by the GDR Government as a presentation box for propaganda purposes. Condition: Fine. Box in excellent condition, bright colours with no bumps or marks. Prints show some signs of age, but with no creasing or marks. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Les avontures de Pinocchio. Une belle histoire raconté en images par Corneille.

      - Pollenza Macerata, La Nuova Foglio, 1973. Hardcover. Oblong : 41.5 x 30.5 cm. Orig. boards with silkscreen in black on frontcover. With damaged dustjacket (discolored/browning and a few small with tape repaired tears). With 18 silkscreens in color + drawings and texts b/w and color. [ Art / Dutch artist ] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Frans Melk Antiquariaat]
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      London: Collins, [1973]., 1973. First edition. First edition. Author's fifth book. Fine copy in fine dust jacket. Taking a much needed week-end in the country with friends, Insp. Pascoe arrives to find three of his four friends murdered and the fourth man missing and now the prime suspect.

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        Aus alter Seemannszeit

      unbekannt 1111 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 - Versand D: 5,90 EUR originale Kunst/ Grafik/ Plakate

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        Collection of 3 autograph letters signed and 7 autograph postcards signed.

      Vienna, Venice, Cefalu, Bonifacio, Elba, 1973 and no year. - 4to and 8vo. A total of 9½ pp. Amicable correspondence with Marika Koszka, in German: "[.] But money is quite irrelevant. That is to say, I was never particularly interested in it, not even when I was a hitchhiker and slept on the streets. But undoubtedly it will be of some help to you. The important thing is only not to have any depressing thoughts [.]" (10 Feb. 1973). - "Last evening at the gate I quite forgot to mention that I have a lot of furniture for you should you need anything for your room: chairs, mattresses, cushions, beds, closets . Also, I would like to show you my view and the meadow from up here [.]" (24 Feb., no year).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Botany and Chemistry of Hallucinogens

      Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed by Author. First edition. Signed by Schultes and Hofmann on title page in blue ink. xxiii, 267pp. Purple cloth with gilt lettering. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket, a little spine-sunned with a few small stains. Faint "1475" stamp on ffep, probably original price. A rare signed collaboration of two titans in the study of psychoactive chemicals, written before their better-known The Plants of the Gods. Schultes is known as the father of ethnobotany, and Hofmann as the father of LSD.

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        Child of God

      1973. First Edition . MCCARTHY, Cormac. Child of God. New York: Random House, (1973). Octavo, original half blue cloth, original dust jacket. $2000.First edition of McCarthyÂ’s third novel, his powerful “statement about cruelty, isolation, inhumanity.”""McCarthy must be acknowledged as a talent equal to William Faulkner,"" writes Madison Smartt Bell. ""Yet, more than Faulkner ever did, McCarthy seems to be pulling language apart at its roots."" McCarthy's third novel, described as an unforgettable ""statement about cruelty, isolation, inhumanity,"" confirms his status as an artist whose ""project is unlike that of any other writer"" (New York Times). With 1973 copyright: released in early January 1974. Without remainder mark often found on copies of this book. Bookseller ticket.A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Nine engravings, 1933 - 1946.

      Edition originale de ce portefeuille de gravures, tirage limité à 100 exemplaires (celui-ci n°32), sur papier à la main Barcham Green, imprimées à Paris dans l'Atelier 17 dans le courant de l'été 1973. Chaque estampe est justifiée, titrée, datée et signée par Stanley Hayter. Il s'agit du second tirage d'estampes d'abord tirées à petit nombre entre 1933 et 1946.- Bien complet des deux ff. donnant la liste, avec mention de la technique et du tirage initial. Bel ex-dono du collectionneur Herbert Lust.

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      Self-Published, NP. ND (1973). - np (36pp), no illustrations. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. Printed offset without illustrations, this charming little self-published collection of brief aphorisms by the late, great Sam Francis precedes the 1986 Lapis Press edition by over a decade. A bright, most handsome unique example of this exceedingly uncommon true first printing issued hors commerce without dust jacket to be given by the artist to his friends additionally BEARING A BOLD SELF PORTRAIT DRAWING INITIALED AND DATED "S.F. / '73" in black ink on the front cover. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Derrière Le Mirroir Die renommierte französische Kunstzeitschrift mit zahlreichen Originalgrafiken in 31 Heften N° 202, N° 205, N° 207, N° 208, N° 209, N° 211, N° 215, N° 217, N° 218, N° 219, N° 223, N° 224, N° 226, N° 227, N° 228, N° 229, N° 230, N° 232, N° 236, N° 237, N° 238, N° 241, N° 242, N° 243, N° 244, N° 245, N° 247, N° 248, N° 249, N° 251, N° 252; unter den Künstlern: Arakawa (2x), Alechinsky, Bazaine, Calder, cinq livres gravés, Chillida, Fiedler, Garache, Gérard Titus-Carmel (2x), Kienholz, Klapheck, Lindner (2x), Monory (3x), Naguchi, Palazuelo, pol Bury (2x), Rebeyrolle (2x), Riopelle (3x), Steinberg (3x), Takis, Ubac

      Paris/ Maeght, 1973- 1982. 31 Hefte jeweils ca. 27 S. 4°, Broschiert Alle in sehr guter Erhaltung. Dabeiliegend eine Halbleinensammelmappe mit Verschlussbändchen. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Derrière Mirroir

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ulenspiegel GmbH]
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        Crash - A Superb Copy

      Cape, 1973 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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        Original Vintage Poster - Snoopy with a Pink Flower

      1973 - Very scarce larger format Snoopy poster, 26.75" x 37.5". Printed in 1973. Archival linenbacking, near fine condition with corners restored. Picture This Gallery is a member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers Association.

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        Elf Lithografien zu Luis de Góngora y Argote "Soledades".

      Leipzig, Reclam, 1973. 2 Bl. Text und 11 sign. OLithographien von Hermann Naumann auf Tafeln und unter Passepartout. Fol. Die losen Tafeln zusammen mit der Halbpergament-Buchausgabe (8°) in OHalbpergamentkassette (etwas berieben) mit goldgepr. Deckeltitel. Die Buchausgabe in der Übertragung von Erich Arendt. Eins von 150 num. Ex. Im Impressum von Hermann Naumann sign.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        CROW - From the Life and Songs of the Crow. WITH TWELVE DRAWINGS BY LEONARD BASKIN

      Faber and Faber, London: 1973 - Large 4to. 13.5 x6.75 inches.[128] pages, illustrated with full page black and white drawings by Leonard Baskin. Signed by Ted Hughes and Leonard Baskin on the colphon page. Second Faber edition, expanded edition with three additional poems, and in an entirely new format the first edition thus. Bound in original black cloth spine, blue cloth bevelled boards, red top edge. A fine copy in near fine, publisher's slipcase. Limited to 400 numbered copies, this being number 345 Set by hand in Pegasus type designed by Berthold Wolpe printed by John Roberts Press on T.H.Saunders mold-made paper. signed by Ted Hughes and Leonard Baskin.

      [Bookseller: Marrins Bookshop]
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        Port of Saints

      London, England: Covent Garden Press Limited/ Am Here Books, 1973 (1975). Limited First Edition. Hardcover in Slipcase. Very Fine/Very fine. The earliest, rarest edition of a key work by William S. Burroughs, the foremost author-prophet of the Beat Generation & beyond. As stated in Eric C. Shoaf's WSB Collector's Guide: "...this first edition was hardbound in a dust jacket and housed in a white slipcase. It consisted of 100 copies numbered and signed by Burroughs. Later editions by Blue Wind Press vary slightly in text and also lack the illustrations of (this) production. This was Burroughs' last written work in England before the return to America in the mid- seventies, and contains much material which was to lead to his first major work of the 1980s, Cities of the Red Night. Although dated 1973, the publication was not issued until 1975 due to labor and paper supply difficulties." (Section I, No. 28, pg. 40) Presented here is copy No. 73/100, hand-numbered & signed by WSB on limitation/colophon page. Additionally, WSB has hand-written on the title page: "For Don Kaufman/ Sorry this book is full/ of errors owing to the/ disorganization of the/ printers who were going/ into bankruptcy/ (signed) William S. Burroughs." Donald L. Kaufman (1927-2015) was a venerable professor of English at the University of Southern Florida and a major collector, particularly of Norman Mailer, about whom he wrote several distinguished studies. WSB appears to refer to co-publisher Covent Garden Press Limited, which is noted as the printer on copyright page, & thus offers insight into the nature of the "labor and paper supply difficulties" this production encountered. The illustrations noted by Shoaf as exclusive to this edition include photographs of WSB's young companion in London posing as characters in this text, and in the subsequent 1980s trilogy it anticipates. Also briefly noted in Maynard & Miles as not included in the bibliography due to its late release (pg. xxi). Among the rarest WSB collectibles, further & greatly enriched by the relatively lengthy & intimate inscription with second signature, & with significant association & provenance. In exceptionally very fine condition: Book with only a few small areas of faint ink smudging on white background of back cover, quite probably as issued; otherwise substantially pristine inside & out. Dust jacket in very fine condition with only very slight wear & a few tiny chips, gauges & closed tears at edges & corners of front, back cover & spine; moderate browning of blank inner surfaces. Slipcase in very fine condition with only tiny bits of wear at corners & upper back edge; light hand-markings near left bottom edge including reference to limitation made by previous seller or possibly publisher. One of 100 numbered copies signed by William S. Burroughs; additionally inscribed & signed by WSB to Donald L. Kaufman.

      [Bookseller: Third Mind Books]
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        Gravity's Rainbow

      1973. First Edition . PYNCHON, Thomas. Gravity's Rainbow. New York: Viking, (1973). Octavo, original red cloth, original dust jacket. $3500.First edition of Pynchon's National Book Award-winning third novel.""One of the few truly great novels of the century, and at the same time one of the most disappointing, disturbing, maddeningÂ…. One of the most original fictive styles to have been developed since Joyce"" (Contemporary Novelists, 1136). ""Its technical and verbal resources bring to mind Melville, Faulkner and Nabokov"" (New York Times Books of the Century, 487). Mead A3a. Book quite fresh; only lightest toning to dust jacket spine. A scarce about-fine copy.

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        Echo of Spring

      Mills & Boon 1973 - Hardcover; English language; Good jacket; a fair reading copy; jacket is uclipped and has been trotected by a plastic sleeve that can be removed; name of previous owner and scribble marks along top edges of inside cover and front endpaper; pages have tanned with age. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. For buyers outside the UK we now offer significantly lower rates on our airmail shipping. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Principi di scienza economica

      LOESCHER EDITORE, TORINO 1973 - ITALIANO libro in brossura, la copertina presenta usura da scaffale, visibile piega all'angolo del piatto e ingiallimento, il dorso leggermente segnato, i tagli ingialliti e con piccole fioriture, visibili becche sulle pagine, presente un numero di catalogazione

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        Ristigouche and Its Salmon Fishing

      1973. SAGE, Dean. The Ristigouche and Its Salmon Fishing. With a Chapter on Angling Literature. Goshen, CT: The Angler's and Shooter's Press, 1973. Folio (10 by 13 inches), original maroon polished calf salmon and osprey stamped in gilt on front cover, marbled endpapers, uncut. Housed in custom cloth slipcase. $1800.Fine facsimile edition of Dean SageÂ’s renowned and beautifully illustrated history of the Restigouche River, of which only 105 copies were produced in 1888. In addition to reproducing all of the original text and illustrations, this facsimile includes an additional hand-colored frontispiece entitled “Dean SageÂ’s Favorite Flies” by Charles DeFeo (signed by him), an additional color plate after watercolor by Ogden M. Pleissner (signed by him), and several additional black-and-white plates. Copy number 152 of only 250 produced.""One of the great books on Salmon fishing"" (Gee, 100). The Restigouche River (known as Ristigouche in French) is known as one of the best salmon-fishing rivers in the world. It forms the dividing line between New Brunswick and Quebec and flows into Chaleur Bay. In this work American fishing enthusiast Dean Sage (1841-1902) summarizes the geography and history of the Restigouche area before dealing with the habits of the salmon and the history of local fishing clubs. Illustrated with aquatint title page partly printed in red and aquatint frontispiece after G. Reid by Annan and Swan, 16 etched plates after and by Stephen Parrish (father of Maxfield Parrish), Mrs. A. L. Merritt, C. A. Platt, H. Sandham and others, along with 63 etched, engraved and wood-engraved headpieces, tailpieces, initials, vignettes and other ornaments, and double-page lithographed map, all finely reproduced in this facsimile. In addition to the signed color plates, this facsimile adds an Introduction by Arnold Gingrich and ""A Notice of Dean Sage"" by Dewitt Sage. Bookplate.Fine condition.

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        Grona Lund

      , 1973. 1973. First Edition . Signed. PETERSEN, Anders. Gröna Lund Om Människor På Ett Nöjesfält. Helsingborg, Sweden: Aktuell Fotolitteratur, (1973). Quarto, original white laminated photographic boards. $3500.First edition of Petersen

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        Der Römische Palastbau der Hochrenaissance: Band 1, Text ; Band 2, Katalog ; Band 3, Tafeln (3 vols.)

      Tübingen: Ernst Wasmuth, 1973. 3 vols. Burgundy stamped cloth with gilt letters on spines; illustrated, cream dust jackets with brown lettering; map endpapers. 716 total text pp.; 200 plates in third vol. with 736 BW illus. Typed notes laid in (see comments). Text is in German. Series: Römische Forschungen der Bibliotheca Hertziana, Band XXI. A three-volume set documenting the building of palaces in Rome during the High Renaissance period during the early 1500s. The first volume supplies detailed narrative text. The second volume is a catalogue outlining each building. The third volume contains the BW illustrations, including then-contemporary views, drawings, floor plans, renderings, and more. Each volume has maps of Rome on the flyleaves, with numbers to indicate locations of buildings featured. Each volume carries a bookplate indicating that it was once owned by art donors Paul and Gabriele Geier. Paul Geier was with the US Embassy in Rome, where he and Gabriele became good friends with Bernard Berenson, owner of Villa I Tatti, which later became Harvard University's international center for research and scholarship in art history. The villa is renowned for its library, for which many of the funds were donated by the Geiers. The laid-in notes are "Bemerkkungen Frommels zur Ausstellung Raffaele Architetto. 1984" - from a 1984 conversation with renowned scholar, Christoph Luitpold Frommel (and typed later) about an exhibition of architectural works by Rafael. The exhibition was held in Rome from February to June, 1984, and Frommel was the lead author for the catalogue. A nice and unique reference set. Good (Books VG and tight in general. Former owner's stylish book plate on FEP of each volume. Volume 1: Notations in black ink (by an Italian hand) on front end paper; occasional yellow highlighting to essays I-III; Volume2I: Beautiful, clean, and tight but for notations in ink and pencil, to contents pages and light yellow highlighting to pp. 128-130; Volume 3: Number notations in ink on FEP; pencil notations to contents and text pages (I-XVIII); no marks to plates; else clean/tight. DJs are aged-toned and somewhat worn at top and bottom edges; glossy coating is pulling away at top edges; overall a nice set.).

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