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        Blason du corps blessé, lithographies originales de Gustave Singier

      Sl: Société normande des amis du livre, 1974. Livre. Illus. by Gustave Singier. Très bon. En Feuilles. Signé par L'auteur et L'illustrateur. Edition originale. In-folio. Sl [Paris], Société normande des amis du livre, 1974. 44 x 33 cm, in-folio, 40 ff. n. ch. dont 3 blancs, 16 lithographies en couleurs à double page dans le texte, en feuilles sous couverture blanche imprimée, coffret de l'éditeur. Edition originale et premier tirage. Tirage à 125 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches, celui-ci nominatif (n° 70) et signé par l'auteur et l'artiste à la justification. Ombres habituelles des lithographies, petites usures au coffret. (MONOD, 7147).

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Jerusalem. The Emanation of the Giant Albion.

      printed in Paris at the Trianon Press for the Trustees of the William Blake Trust : 1974 : London : Limited to 32 deluxe copies with extra material, proofs, stencil etc. 25 colour plates printed using the collotype and hand-stencil method, 8 proofs, and commentary by Geoffrey Keynes at the end, 8 colour facsimile trial proofs, 12 pages of text plus an extra suite of 14 states of plate C & D with a matching guide-sheet and stencil. Folio, original full brown morocco, in the original morocco edged marbled paper covered slipcase. Very slight fading to spine, otherwise extremely good. : The longest of Blake's prophetic books which tells of the fall of Albion, Blake's embodiment of man, or the Western World. Six copies were printed between 1820 & 1827 and a further 4 copies were printed posthumously. This is the facsimile of Lord Cunliffe's copy (copy B) and Kerrison Preston's proofs; the colouring differs markedly from the Stirling copy which was the first Trianon Press Blake facsimile published in 1950.

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        Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974. First American edition of the author's seventh novel and what many consider to be his finest. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by John Le Carre on the title page. Some fading to the cloth, very good in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy garnered instant praise for Le Carre as "[t]he premier spy novelist of his time. Perhaps of all time" (Time). "Le Carre is simply the world's greatest fictional spymaster" (Newsweek). Le Carre?'s inspiration drew from his experience of the revealing of the Cambridge Five traitors in the 1950s and ?'60s (Anthony, 2009), and the novel?'s popularity can be seen in relation to those shocking events. In 2011, the novel was adapted into a successful film, starring Gary Oldman and Colin Firth, and it received three nominations at the 84th Academy Awards for Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score, and Best Actor. This successful production is but one of Le Carre?'s numerous accolades in espionage fiction. He was awarded both the Helmerich Award and the Goethe Medal, and, in 2008, The Times ranked Le Carré 22nd on its list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945.

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        Winston S. Churchill : His Complete Speeches 1897-1963.

      New York, NY and London: Chelsea House Publishers, 1974., 1974. FIRST EDITIONS. 8 volumes; large octavos. Each volume with a frontispiece portrait of the Churchill, corresponding to the era covered in that particular book; photographic stages of his illustrious career include President of the Board of Trade (1909), War Secretary (1919), Chancellor of the Exchequer (1924), First Lord of the Admiralty (1939) and two as Prime Minister (1943, 1951). Finely bound in half burgundy morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt 'rampant lion' motif to spine, burgundy cloth boards, top edge gilt. A handsome collection in fine condition. The only complete set of all of Winston Churchill's Speeches. Uncommon

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        Der Kleine Katechismus D. Martin Luthers

      Ev. Presseverband für Bayern, München 1974 - Einband minimal bestossen, hinteres Innengelenk gebrochen, aber Buchblock sauber und fest - mit Abbildungen Deutsch 140 pages. 8 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE FOREVER WAR - INSCRIBED TO JERRY WEIST

      New York: St. Martin's Press, 1974. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo; black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 236pp. Inscribed by Haldeman to author and noted science fiction collector Jerry Weist on the title page: "This copy of the Forever War is for Jerry, at WorldCon 2011 - Joe Haldeman." A few faint foxed spots to text edges, else Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $7.95), with some pinpoint rubbing to extremities and a faint, horizontal shadow from old-style jacket protector along flaps; Near Fine. Together with a color photograph of the author and two unidentified women holding a copy of 'The Forever War' at a November 1999 event. Attractive copy of a cheaply made St. Martin's title, winner of the 1976 Hugo Award, as well as the Nebula and Locus Awards. A contemplative story of soldiers fighting and interstellar war between humanity and an enigmatic species. Due to time relativity and dilation, the soldiers return after centuries away from home only to face new and more difficult challenges and adjustments.

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        Signed 1974 David Hockney Yves Marie Lithograph

      1974 - "Yves Marie" by David Hockney, Signed Lithograph printed in 1974 from an edition size of 75. The overall is size of the Lithograph is 30 x 22.25 inches. The condition of this piece has been graded as A: Mint. Here is some supplemental information about the Lithograph: Hockney has worked in depth on various series and mediums, from polaroids, to print, to painting and set design. Known for his confidence as a graphic artist, Hockney’s original (exhibition) posters, many never reprinted, have become highly sought-after by collectors of contemporary prints of fine artworks. This piece is signed, dated, and numbered out of 75 in pencil by Hockney. It is a lithograph printed on Arches paper, with the printer's blind-stamp. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Carrie

      Doubleday & Company 1974 - Doubleday & Company, New York 1974. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Edition, no additional printings. Red cloth boards. P6 at the last page of text. Jacket priced at $5.95. Scarce. Signed letter by Stephen King. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Comes with the original envelope, a typed biography, and bibliography. There are eight typed pages from Stephen King from 1985 in this set. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, tight spine. Clean pages, bump at the fore-edge of the rear board. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, light spots. Short tear at the rear panel, tape at the back of the rear panel fold. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Research archive for "The Theory and Practice of the Ciné-Roman"

      Bloomington: N.p., 1974. First Edition. Archive of research materials used by William F. Van Wert in preparing his dissertation "The Theory and Practice of the Ciné-Roman" (Arno Press, 1978). Included are responses to a questionnaire and an album of film stills. Focusing on the filmmakers of the Rive Gauche movement, which slightly preceded the French New Wave and ran parallel through the 1960s, Van Wert wanted to explore the literary influence on the works of the movement's principle filmmakers, an aspect he felt separated them from their "Cahiers" counterparts. He sent the directors a twenty-question survey, to which he received four amicable responses from Alain Robbe-Grillet, Chris Marker, Henri Colpi, and Jean Cayrol. Alain Robbe-Grillet provides a generous response directly on the questionnaire, with his comments in blue and red holograph ink throughout. He describes his reactions to contemporary filmmakers, how Godard's works were influential but the work of Truffaut and Chabrol were absolutely not, and numerically ranking the importance of each aspect of filmmaking, such as the editing, soundtrack, and directing actors, and signs his form, "bien cordialement / Robbe-Grillet" at the top right corner of the first leaf. Chris Marker responds with a single leaf typed letter signed, very politely denying the existence of the Rive Gauche and dismissing the very thesis of Van Wert's dissertation, expressing regret that an undertaking as serious as this is devoted to something that does not exist. Interestingly, Marker dropped out of public view in the following decades, and autograph and manuscript material is very scarce as a result. Jean Cayrol responds with a two-leaf typed letter signed. Cayrol, who collaborated with Alain Rensais on "Night and Fog" (1955) and "Muriel" (1963), invites Van Wert to tape a conversation in Paris because of an expressed difficulty in easily articulating his ideas in writing. Henri Colpi responds with a four leaf, six page autograph letter signed on his printed stationery (some leaves recto and verso, some recto only). Colpi was the director of the 1961 Palme d'Or winning "Une aussi longue absence," and writes the most thorough response, addressing each of Van Wert's questions in detail. Included are 142 original 4 x 6 inch vernacular photographs taken during screenings held by Van Wert using prints obtained from Grove, New Yorker Films, and others. The photos were ostensibly used as visual references by Van Wert while researching the films referenced in his book. Included are photographs from three films: "L'Immortelle" (Robbe-Grillet, 1963), "L'Opera mouffe" (Agnes Varda, 1958), and "Night and Fog" (Resnais, 1955). Photographs Fine, housed in the photo binder used by Van Wert, binder Very Good plus with minor chipping and light soiling. Letters 8.5 x 11 inches to 8.5 x 11.5 inches. Very Good overall, housed in a supplied binder. Also included as reference are Van Wert's books "The Theory and Practice of the Ciné-Roman," First Edition, Near Fine with minor rubbing, and a later printing of "The Film Career of Alain Robbe-Grillet," Very Good in wrappers. Criterion Collection 238. Redemption Films 39. Vogel, pp. 81, 218, 280.

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        Images 1923-1974. Foreword by Wallace Stegner

      Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1974. First Edition. Illustrated with the photographs of Ansel Adams. 1 vols. Oblong Folio. Black shelfback and slate cloth. Signed and inscribed by the photographer on the half-title. Fine copy in fine unclipped dust jacket, paper slipcase with superficial soiling. Adams, Ansel. First Edition. Illustrated with the photographs of Ansel Adams. 1 vols. Oblong Folio. Signed. Elegantly produced volume presenting some of the best known photographs by Adams Inscribed on half-title, "To Peter Benton recalling our Meeting in Yosemite! Ansel Adams Boston 11-20-74. Keep up good work with your Leicas."

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        Joseph Heller Collection. A signed typed photocopy manuscript of "Something Happened" and other ephemera including signed letters

      1974. . Very Good. 8-1/2 x 11 inches. Photocopy of a typescript of the novel "Something Happened" dated 1974 (numbered 812pp). Signed on title page and dated by Heller, 4/21/76, New York City and appears to have belonged to Heller himself. Signed ts., 1 p. from Something Happened entitled "I Get the Willies".The book, "Something Happened", had mixed reviews (even to this day) with this positive side of Kurt Vonnegut, Jr's quote on October 6, 1974 The New York Times book Review..."Is this book any good? Yes. It is splendidly put together and hypnotic to read. It is as clear and hard-edged as a cut diamond. Mr. Heller's concentration and patience are so evident on every page that one can only say that "Something Happened" is at all points precisely what he hoped it would be. " 2 TLS to Don Carpenter (American writer, best known as the author of Hard Rain Falling), 6 September 1962 and 19 January 1963, re views and reviews of Catch-22 and the merits of San Francisco versus New York. TLS to Mr. Adamucci, 21 October 1967, urging him not to see Cleopatra but to read Catch-22 instead. Postcard to George Hooke, 20 April 1987: "Send it with a stamped self-addressed book mailer & I'll be happy to oblige." ALS to Heller from Darren Schaeffer, n.d. [1987], asking about the original title of Catch-22, with an appended note from Heller: "Yep, it really began as Catch-18. J.H. And silly me! I signed George's book on the back page first. I think he'll be pleased. J.H." Postcard to Schaeffer, 9 May 1987, re his appreciation of Catch-22. ALS to [Schaeffer] with envelope post-marked 11 May 1 1987: "Send it along in a stamped self-addressed book mailing envelope and I will be happy to oblige." And pencil sketch of Heller, signed by him in ink, 17 October 1993. All of this material is housed in a custom blue linen box.Joseph Heller was an American satirical novelist, short story writer, and playwright. His second novel, published in 1974, thirteen years after Catch-22 and spanning more than a decade writing was "Something Happened".This collection is on consignment with LDRB.

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        Archive of White House internal memoranda, initialed by Ford

      1974 - FORD, Gerald R. Archive of White House internal memoranda, initialed by Ford. Washington: White House Editorial Office, 1974-75. Eight pieces altogether. Four original two-page typed memoranda on White House stationery; two clearance forms; two sheets of White House notepaper. $3800.Collection of original internal memoranda and office forms, initialed by the President, including backgrounders for upcoming visits to South Carolina, West Virginia and Tennessee, and a draft telegram announcing the 55mph speed limit. Copies belonging to speechwriter Paul A. Theis.Gerald Ford served as President during one of the most volatile periods of American history. He was faced with the aftermath of the Watergate scandal and the military withdrawal from Vietnam. On top of that, the nation was experiencing run-away inflation, 7.5 % unemployment, a serious crisis in energy, and an increased crime-rate. To address these issues, Ford made numerous appearances at State Fairs and Annual Festivals, delivering short speeches, particularly on inflation and the energy crisis. This collection contains three backgrounders for such visits, providing the President with details about the given venue and suggesting appropriate content for his speech. Included also is a typed draft of a telegram to be sent to all governors, mayors, and county executives, regarding energy conservation and the imposition of the 55mph speed limit. One of the initialed clearance forms was originally attached to the speech that established Martin Luther King Day. The former owner of these original internal communications, speechwriter Paul Theis, came to the White House from the Republican National Congressional Committee, where he directed public relations activities. He served as Executive Editor in the White House Editorial Office from 1974 to 1976, which included heading up the White House speechwriting unit. Theis oversaw the production of about 12 major speeches per month for Ford.A bit of paper-clip rust on most sheets. A historic archive of presidential documents in near-fine condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Mattheuer, Wolfgang. - "Mit Feuer und Schwert".

      - Farbholzschnitt / Clair-obscure, in 2 Farben, 1974. Von Wolfgang Mattheuer. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 64/150. 46,0 x 32,0 cm (Darstellung / Druckstock) / 48 x 34 cm (Blatt). Koch 206 III. Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert und datiert: "W. Mattheuer 74". - Ohne Mängel. Sehr guter Zustand. Wolfgang Mattheuer (1927 Reichenbach/Voigtland - 2004 Leipzig). Einer der bedeutendsten Maler, Grafiker und Bildhauer des 20. Jahrhunderts der DDR und Hauptvertreter der Leipziger Schule. 1941-44 Lithografenlehre in der Firma Carl Werner. 1944-45 Einberufung, Verwundung und Kriegsgefangenschaft im Zweiten Weltkrieg. 1946-47 Besuch der Kunstgewerbeschule in Leipzig. 1947-51 Sudium an der Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst in Leipzig unter anderem bei Egon Pruggmayer, Walter Arnold und Elisabeth Voigt. 1951/52 als Grafiker in Berlin tätig. Mitglied des Verbandes Bildender Künstler Deutschlands. 1953-74 Lehrtätigkeit an der Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst in Leipzig, 1965-74 Professur. Danach freischaffend in Leipzig. 1968 Kunstpreis der Stadt Leipzig. 1973 Kunstpreis der DDR. 1975 Nationalpreis der DDR für Kunst und Literatur. 1985 wird Mattheuer zum Ehrenbürger der Stadt Reichenbach ernannt. 1993 Mitglied der Akademie der Künste Berlin-Brandenburg. Verleihung des Verdienstkreuzes I. Klasse zum Verdienstorden der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. 2003 Mitglied der Freien Akademie der Künste Hamburg. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Signed 1974 Bertrand Dorny Untitled IV Etching

      1974 - "Untitled IV" by Bertrand Dorny, Signed Etching printed in 1974 from an edition size of 50. The overall is size of the Etching is 14.25 x 10 inches. The condition of this piece has been graded as A: Mint. Here is some supplemental information about the Etching: Color Etching from the Pierres D'Ombre portfolio, Signed in pencil by Dorny. The portfolio consisted of 5 color etchings and was published by La Mata Editeurs, Paris, in 1974. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Jaws

      Doubleday, 1974. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Doubleday, New York 1974. Early Printing. Dated 1974 with no additional printings. Black cloth boards. Jacket priced at $6.95. Signed by Peter Benchley with a drawing of a shark. The Signature and drawing are Guaranteed Authentic. The book is inscribed to Paul with best wishes in 1994. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards and pages. Short tear at the head of the spine, light spots at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, short tears. Light age toning. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        Journal of Mathematical Biology / EfMTB European Society for Mathematical and Theoretical Biology.

      Berlin (u.a.), Springer, 1974/75 - 1997. - ISSN: 0303-6812. Titel rückseitig gestempelt und Buchrücken mit Bibliotheks-Signatur-Schild. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 45000 Gr.-8°. Grüne Bibliotheks-Leineneinbände.

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        Thirtyfour Parking Lots

      Ed Ruscha 1974 - Second Edition, one of 2,000 copies. Printed wraps, lacking glassine wrapper. Near Fine. Signed by Ed Ruscha on the front free end paper, inscribed to previous owner. Light toning to wraps. Small nick to edge of rear cover. A beautiful copy, signed by the artist. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        It's Always We Rambled. An Essay on Rodeo

      NY: Frank Hallman. 1974. Inscribed by McMurtry to a noted Texas bookman: "This is an unfortunate mistake of mine. I suspect the limitation is erroneous./ Larry McMurtry." McMurtry doesn't indicate in which direction he believes the limitation statement errs, and this is the only time we have heard such a suggestion about this title. The stated limitation is 300 copies, each signed by the author, and while it can be assumed that like most limited editions there may have been a small print overrun to protect against damaged copies, etc., we have not heard of this book having had a significantly different number of copies than the limitation, and the fact that they were numbered seems to argue against the actual number and the limitation being very different. This is copy number 247. Fine without dust jacket, as issued. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Dream House (Original poster for a 1974 performance, signed by Zazeela)

      New York: Marian Zazeela, 1974. Original poster advertising and featuring La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela in 5 performances of "Dream House" at The Kitchen in New York City, April-May 1974. SIGNED by both Young and Zazeela in pencil at the left and right bottom of the poster, respectively. Noted are that the two musicians are part of "The Theatre of Eternal Music," a collective featuring Jon Hassell on horn, along with voices, projections, "system design," and "psychoacoustics." Poster designed by Marian Zazeela. A centerpiece for the Fluxus movement in terms of design and intent, described on the poster as "a time installation bmeasured by a continuous frequency environment in sound and light with singing and instrumental performances." "Dream House"measures 11 x 14 inches (28 x 35.5 cm).

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        WAMPETERS, FOMA & GRANFALLOONS

      The Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, New York 1974 - INSCRIBED BY KURT VONNEGUTcovering the entire front flyleaf: "Peace and plenty to my friend --- Kurt Vonnegut, Nov. 11, 1977 (My 55th Birthday)." Vonnegut has also drawn what looks like three stars with the inscription. Fine in full black cloth and very near fine, price-intact dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: RON RAMSWICK BOOKS, IOBA]
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        Vie de Rossini

      Edition originale, de premier tirage et sans mention, bien complète des deux portraits de Mozart et de Rossini en frontispice de chaque volume.binding en plein papier brun, spine lisse, nom de l'auteur et pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, provenance de bibliothèque de maroquin vert en pied du spine, tranches mouchetées rouges, binding de l'époque.Tampons de bibliothèque sur les gardes et pages de titre, annotations au stylo bille au verso de la dernière page de la table : "collection musicale André Meyer. T5 10 1974".Discrètes et habiles restaurations aux mors, légères rousseurs sans gravité. Auguste Boulland et Cie Paris 1824 13x20,5cm 2 volumes reliés en 1

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        The Drowning Pool (Original screenplay for the 1975 film)

      Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers / Coleytown/Turman-Foster, 1974. Revised Final Shooting script for the 1974 film. Based on the 1950 Lew Archer novel by Ross Macdonald. Private investigator Harper (Newman) returns in this sequel to the eponymous 1966 film, investigating a blackmail plot in a Louisiana bayou, where he finds himself in between an ex-lover, an oil tycoon, and the local police. In this early draft of the script Newman's character is named Lew Ryan, perhaps evidence that the production did not begin as a direct sequel to %Harper,% but simply as an adaptation of the source material. Set in Louisiana, and shot there on location. Blue studio wrappers. Title page present, dated September 16, 1974, and October 3, 1974 (Revision), noted as FINAL SHOOTING SCRIPT, with credits for screenwriter Wynn and novelist Macdonald. 128 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 130. Mechanically reproduced, on white stock, with pink, yellow, goldenrod, and green revision pages throughout, dated variously between 9/30/74 and 10/6/74. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads. Grant, p. 202. Silver, p. 381. Spicer, p. 428.

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        Joan Miro. Grand Palais 17 mai - 13 octobre 1974.

      Paris, Editions des musees nationaux, 1974. first Edition 187 S. 8°, Softcover lot of pictures, signed by Joan Miro \" a Peter E. Lyon Miro 2/VII/74 \", good condition, French language Versandkostenfreie Lieferung signiert

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        The Dispossessed.

      Harper & Row, New York 1974 - First edition of this Nebula and Hugo Award-winning novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Ursula Le Guin on the title page. A very sharp example. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Jaws

      Doubleday 1974 - Doubleday, New York 1974. Early Printing. Dated 1974 with no additional printings. Black cloth boards. Jacket priced at $6.95. Signed by Peter Benchley with a drawing of a shark. The Signature and drawing are Guaranteed Authentic. The book is inscribed to Paul with best wishes in 1994. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards and pages. Short tear at the head of the spine, light spots at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, short tears. Light age toning. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Joseph Heller Collection. A signed typed photocopy manuscript of "Something Happened" and other ephemera including signed letters

      1974 - 8-1/2 x 11 inches. Photocopy of a typescript of the novel "Something Happened" dated 1974 (numbered 812pp). Signed on title page and dated by Heller, 4/21/76, New York City and appears to have belonged to Heller himself. Signed ts., 1 p. from Something Happened entitled "I Get the Willies".The book, "Something Happened", had mixed reviews (even to this day) with this positive side of Kurt Vonnegut, Jr's quote on October 6, 1974 The New York Times book Review."Is this book any good? Yes. It is splendidly put together and hypnotic to read. It is as clear and hard-edged as a cut diamond. Mr. Heller's concentration and patience are so evident on every page that one can only say that "Something Happened" is at all points precisely what he hoped it would be. " 2 TLS to Don Carpenter (American writer, best known as the author of Hard Rain Falling), 6 September 1962 and 19 January 1963, re views and reviews of Catch-22 and the merits of San Francisco versus New York. TLS to Mr. Adamucci, 21 October 1967, urging him not to see Cleopatra but to read Catch-22 instead. Postcard to George Hooke, 20 April 1987: "Send it with a stamped self-addressed book mailer & I'll be happy to oblige." ALS to Heller from Darren Schaeffer, n.d. [1987], asking about the original title of Catch-22, with an appended note from Heller: "Yep, it really began as Catch-18. J.H. And silly me! I signed George's book on the back page first. I think he'll be pleased. J.H." Postcard to Schaeffer, 9 May 1987, re his appreciation of Catch-22. ALS to [Schaeffer] with envelope post-marked 11 May 1 1987: "Send it along in a stamped self-addressed book mailing envelope and I will be happy to oblige." And pencil sketch of Heller, signed by him in ink, 17 October 1993. All of this material is housed in a custom blue linen box.Joseph Heller was an American satirical novelist, short story writer, and playwright. His second novel, published in 1974, thirteen years after Catch-22 and spanning more than a decade writing was "Something Happened".This collection is on consignment with LDRB.

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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        The Story of Cupid and Psyche, with illustrations designed by Edward Burne-Jones, mostly engraved on the wood by William Morris; the Introduction by A.R. Dufty.

      1974 - Folio. 2 vols.; original cloth-backed patterned boards, leather spine labels, top edges gilt; 44 wood-engravings after designs by Edward Burne-Jones, mostly engraved by William Morris, and with 26 plates in the Introduction volume showing preliminary sketches for the engravings; a fine copy in the matching slipcase. Printed by Will and Sebastian Carter at the Rampant Lions Press. This is No. 206 of 270 numbered copies. Volume I contains the Introduction by A.R. Dufty and the plates of preliminary sketches, Volume II contains the poem and the engravings. [Sold with] One of 100 portfolios containing a set of proofs of the 44 wood-engravings, this no. xciv. (Portfolio a little sunned) The limitation of this publication is slightly confusing. 130 copies numbered I - CXXX were issued with a portfolio containing a set of collotype prints of the 47 original drawings and a set of proofs of the 44 wood-engravings. There were then 270 copies numbered 1 to 270 of the two volumes. Additionally there were 100 portfolios numbered i to c each containg a set of the proofs of the 44 wood-engravings. We are offering here a combination of one of the 270 numbered two volume sets and a copy of the 100 portfolios of proofs. "Cupid and Psyche" is one of the twenty-four stories that make up William Morris's The Earthly Paradise, a poem in Chaucerian metres. Morris and Burne-Jones had planned to produce a great illustrated edition of the work which, though begun, was never completed, and an unillustrated commercial edition was published in 1868-70. The wood-block illustrations for "Cupid and Psyche," designed by Burne-Jones and mostly engraved by Morris, have survived and are here published for the first time in their context. For this edition the matrices of the Kelmscott Troy types were made available for casting and this becomes the first book printed in the type since 1898. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        ohne Titel. Siebdruck, gerahmt.

      1974 70 x 50 cm, Tadell. Nr. 2 von 50 Exemplaren. Unten rechts vom Künstler signiert u dat. Roman Clemens. Bühnenbildner und Theater-Architekt (1910 - 1992). 1927-1931 Schüler am Bauhaus (Lehrer: P. Klee. W. Kandinsky. O. Schlemmer). 1931 Bauhaus-Diplom Nr. 39. Danach bis 1932 Bühnenbildner in Dessau. Von 1932 - 1943 Bühnenbildner am Opernhaus Zürich. Ab 1945 verschiedene Projekt für das Raumtheater. Internat. Ausstellungen. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Grafik - nach 1945 Bauhaus

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        His Complete Speeches, 1897-1963. Edited by Robert Rhodes James.

      New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1974 - 8 volumes. Recent dark red morocco, raised bands to spines, titles and lion tools to compartments gilt, single frames to boards gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A fine set. First edition, first printing. An impressive and "indispensable" collection (Langworth) of Churchill's oratory, comprising some 9,000 pages of printed text. A team of researchers combed public records and newspapers to find every public address made by Churchill, but they fell short of completeness, as some of Churchill's youthful speeches were not included and even Hansard gave up reporting some of Churchill's early efforts in the Commons, noting he was "inaudible" (Langworth, A Connoisseur's Guide to the Books of Sir Winston Churchill, 349-350). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

      Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London, 1974.   **SIGNED by John Le Carre and with cut signature of Alec Guinness affixed to title page** This is a lovely copy of this book and is in Fine condition, appearing as new. It is tightly bound in it's original black boards with gilt lettering and has beautiful bright pages that are tightly bound. It is accompanied by a dust jacket that is also in Fine condition, with just the smallest amount of wear to the edge and corners of the cover. This is a lovely copy, with the added detail of the cut signature of Alec Guinness to the title page, as well as the signature of John Le Carre affixed to the front free endpaper.   This would be a fantastic addition to any collection of modern first editions.

      [Bookseller: Everlasting Editions]
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        The Martian Chronicles, the Limited Editions Club edition, signed by both the author and illustrator, one of 2000 copies, a pristine unnumbered example from the publisher's archives

      Avon, Connecticut: The Limited Editions Club, 1974. Signed Limited Edition. Joseph Mugnaini. This is a pristine copy of the Limited Editions Club edition, one of 2000 copies signed by both the author and the illustrator. This particular copy is unnumbered, acquired from the publisherÂ’s archives and hence in flawless condition in the original glassine wrapper and slipcase. The edition is bound in full silk-screened black buckram with endpapers and slipcase in matching design and black speckled page edges that complement the binding, slipcase, and endpaper design. Illustrated with eleven color lithographs drawn on plates by Joseph Mugnaini and additional black and white illustrations at chapter headings and within the text. Signed by both Ray Bradbury and Joseph Mugnaini on the colophon page. The substantial Quarto volume measures 10.75 by 7.75 inches. A strikingly beautiful edition of BradburyÂ’s compelling vision of a Mars that was, supplanted by a Mars that humans colonized and squandered, and thereafter the intimation of a Mars that might be, all of this a backdrop for the destructive energies and perennial seeds of hope endemic to humanity. When NASAÂ’s Phoenix Mars lander landed on the Martian surface in 2008, it carried a DVD containing The Martian Chronicles. The learned realities of a far more sterile Mars than Bradbury imagined for us have not diminished BradburyÂ’s tale. From Martin GardnerÂ’s Introduction to this Limited Editions Club edition: “Critics have said it is BradburyÂ’s best book because there is more science in it than in his other books. I believe the opposite to be trueÂ… That is not a weaknessÂ… That is why, long after Mars has become a hearth to us, The Martian Chronicles will keep on stirring imaginations, arousing laughter and tears, and haunting the minds of those who have not forgotten how to read.” This copy is immaculate. The volume shows no signs of wear or handling. The original glassine wrapper shows some toning and wrinkling attributable to age, but is entirely complete with no loss or tears. The slipcase is likewise pristine, with only a hint of shelf scuffing to the bottom edge. A beautiful copy of a striking edition. Bibliographic reference: LEC 480

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Amarcord (Je me souviens)

      Edition originale de la traduction française pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers.Envoi autographe signé de Federico Fellini à un ami prénommé Pascal.Agréable exemplaire complet de sa jaquette illustrée. Gallimard Paris 1974 14x20,5cm broché

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        METAMORPHOSES D'OVIDE en français et en latin. (écrit : METHAMORPHOSES D'OVIDE en françois et en latin).

      - Monaco, Editions Alphée, 1974. En feuilles : 38x55,5 cm. Texte latin et traduction française de Pierre du Ryer (XVIIème siècle). Ouvrage imprimé sur papier pur chiffon spécialement filigrané d'après un dessin de l'artiste. Orné de 22 lithographies originales et de 48 ornements de Marcello Tommasi. Couverture rempliée. Chemise rigide ornée d'un motif en haut-relief. Emboîtage recouvert de toile beige et portant le nom de l'artiste et le titre en lettres brunes sur le dos. Ouvrage en excellent état et de grande beauté. Érotique. Un des 250 exemplaires (n° 104), signé par l'artiste. La librairie offre aux clients d'AbeBooks 10% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 1500 EUR. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Carrie

      Doubleday & Company, 1974. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Doubleday & Company, New York 1974. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Edition, no additional printings. Red cloth boards. P6 at the last page of text. Jacket priced at $5.95. Scarce. Signed letter by Stephen King. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Comes with the original envelope, a typed biography, and bibliography. There are eight typed pages from Stephen King from 1985 in this set. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, tight spine. Clean pages, bump at the fore-edge of the rear board. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, light spots. Short tear at the rear panel, tape at the back of the rear panel fold. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        1917-1974. [History of the Kornilov Regiment. 1917 - 1974].

      Parizh 1974 - Octavo (24 x 16.5 cm). 670 pp., decorated throughout. White publisher's wrappers; soiled, small tears to spine. First and only edition; "very rare" (Savine). Detailed account of the history of the Kornilov regiment, one of the earliest formed voluntary divisions of the White Army. The self-published work was compiled by Levitov (1893-1982), the Colonel of the Kornilov regiment, whose first-hand experience and memories are combined here with academic research and interviews with participants of the events. He describes the formation of the regiment in May-June 1917, the epic 'Ice March' into the empty steppe towards the Kuban, the siege of Ekaterinodar, the death of General Kornilov and transfer of the command to General Denikin, march towards Moscow, relocation of the White Army to Crimea and further life in exile. The work benefits from multiple photographs, plans and historical documents reproduced along the text. Not in the collection of Russian National Library (RNB). __________________________________________ ??????????? ???? ?? ??????? ????????????? ???????? ????? ???????????? ???? ??? ?????? ????? ????????????, ? ?????? ??? ????? ???????????? ?? ??? ? ????????? ?? ??????? ????????? ????????? ? ????????? ??????????????? ????? ????? ????? ?????? ? ????? ?? ???? ???????? ????????? ????????????? ????? ?.? ??????? ? ??? ??????????? ?????? ?????? ?????, ????? ????????? ???????? ??? ??????? ?????, ??????? ? ??? ????????? ? 17 ????, ????? ? ?????? ????????? ?????, ??????????? ?? ????????????, ?????? ???????? ????????? ? ?????????? ? ???????????? ???????? ????????, 2-? ????????? ?????, ??????????? ???, ???????? ?? ??????, ??????????? ? ???????????? ?????, ?????????? ? ????, ??? ????? ?? - ??? ?? ????????, ???????? ?????? ? ???????, ????????????? ????????, ????? ?????? ????? ? ????? ?????????? ????? ?????? ????????? ????????? ?????, ??????????? ????????????? ???, ?????? ?????, ?????????? ????????? ? ???????????? ?? ??? ???????? ?????????, ??????? ?????? ??????????? ? ???? - 48000 ???????, ? ????? ???????????? ???????? ?????????? ??????????? ???????, ????? ? ????? ????????? ??????????? ? ??????, ????? ??? ????????? ?????????? ?????, ????? ? ????? ?????? ???????? ????? ????? ??????????? (?????? ?????). ?? ??????? ? ???????? ??? Review of the book by V.V.Orekhov in "Chasovoy" (1974, ? 580, p. 12). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        The Game-players of Titan

      -White Lion Publishers (1974)- Literature: 20th Century. First UK hardcover edition. Dark blue cloth gilt lettering. Fine in dustjacket with very minor edge-wear. Many Philip K Dick titles in stock. Philip K. Dick Game-players of Titan 0856175773

      [Bookseller: Studio Bookshop]
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        THE DISPOSSESSED: AN AMBIGUOUS UTOPIA.

      New York, Evanston, San Francisco, London: Harper & Row, Publishers, [1974] - Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Signed on the title page by Le Guin. Winner of the 1974 Nebula and 1975 Hugo awards for best novel. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-640. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 74. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 548-53. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#149039) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,, 1974. Octavo. Original dark red cloth, gilt lettered spine, black endpapers. With the dust jacket. Short closed-tear at foot of front panel. A particularly nice copy of a book often found in less than appealing condition. First edition, first printing, of Stephen King's first novel. Signed by the author on a preliminary blank: "Stephen King, 9/18/79".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Claus, Carlfriedrich. - "Handreflexion".

      - Offsetlithografie / Feder & Pinsel, in schwarzer Tusche, auf Transparentpapier, 1974. Von Carlfriedrich Claus. 43,2 x 32,1 cm (Darstellung / Druckbild) / 49,5 x 37 cm (Blatt). Werner-Juppe G 14 b. Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert und datiert. - Beidseitig bedrucktes Blatt. - Transparentpapier ohne Mängel. Sehr schön erhalten. Carlfriedrich Claus (1930 Annaberg - 1998 Chemnitz). Deutscher Schriftsteller, Grafiker und Zeichner, 1977 Gründungsmitglied der Gruppe Clara Mosch. Vor allem kalligrafisch aufgefasste und inhaltich philosophisch veranlagte Druckgrafik und Zeichnung. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Sleep without Morning ( Suspense )

      Robert Hale 1974 - Hardcover; English language; Acceptable jacket; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; ex-library reading copy; FIRST UK EDITION. 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: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        THE 4-DIMENSIONAL NIGHTMARE (Pristine Signed First Edition Thus)

      Gollancz, UK 1974 - The author's first collection of (eight superb) short stories, including "The Voices of Time", "The Overloaded Man" and "Chronopolis" An immaculate copy, pristine and unread with superb red boards, a spine as tight, stiff and upstanding as a sycophantic weasel in a community of velociraptor bullies, untouched, clean, virginal white pages and a spotless trademark yellow Gollancz dustjacket that oozes perfection. Marked a reissue on the copyright page, this edition is a first thus in that the contents differ from the 1963 edition. It replaces the stories "Primabelladonna" and "Studio Five, The Stars", with "The Overloaded man" and "Thirteen to Centaurus" (See "JG Ballard - The first twenty years", edited by James Goddard and David Pringle) SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE and QUITE, QUITE IMMACULATE. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Les Paradis artificiels.

      Paris, Club du Livre - Philippe Lebaud (coll. "Gravure contemporaine"), 1974. - Gr. in-4°, 217p. Edition de luxe numérotée 1/226 exemplaires sur Rives (tirage total 325 exemplaires), tous signés par l'artiste à la justification. Illustré de 20 lithographies en couleurs présentées sous serpentine de Hauterives tirées par Fernand Mourlot. A noter le décor psychédélique - très années 70 - de la reliure réalisée d'après une maquette de Stéphane Beaulieu par Jean-Luc Ebrard. Dos de l'étui légèrement insolé, sinon exemplaire en parfaite condition. Reliure mosaïquée plein maroquin aubergine d'éditeur, sous chemise et étui, tête dorée.

      [Bookseller: Le Cabinet d'Amateur]
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        The Wanderers

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1974 - The uncorrected proof copy of his well-received first book, the basis for the Philip Kaufman film. Inscribed by the author: "To ___/ may all your Xmases be white. Richard Price." Dated January 24, 1976. Fine in wrappers with a promotional sheet stapled to the first blank. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA (Lopezbooks)]
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        Schwangerschaftsunterbrechung . Aktuelle Überlegungen zur Reform des § 218.

      - Ffm: Suhrkamp. 1974 - Exempl. in einem guten Gesamtzust., geringe Mängel und Gebrauchsspuren möglich.Einband etwas berieben und an Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen. Innen wie neu 338 S. Deutsch 240g [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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