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        Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (signatures of author and Alec Guinness)

      Hodder & Stoughton, 1974. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine, very clean pages, in fine dustjacket, bright artwork, not price-clipped. This unique copy has the cut signature of the author on the title page, as well as the cut signature of Alec Guinness, who played George Smiley in the celebrated BBC serial, on the opposite page. Le Carre once named this title as one of his best novels, with which many reviewers and readers have concurred. This first novel in his 'Karla Trilogy' is in very nice condition indeed, and very rare as stated.

      [Bookseller: Shellhouse Books]
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        Maigret e la chiusa n. 1

      ARNOLDO MONDADORI EDITORE, 1974. ITALIANO 0,16 Volume brossurato in cartoncino flessibile, con copertina illustrata. Buono stato delle pagine, con bruniture, come i tagli. Traduzione di Elena Cantini. Volume n. DLXXXI ( 581 ) della collana. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        You and Your Pregnancy: Month by Month (A Family Doctor booklet)

      BMA Professional Division, 1974. Pamphlet. Used; Good. Pamphlet; English language; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; good condition; 30-page booklet; further reading list on inside rear cover has some ticks in pen. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        The Fugitive Poems. [The Titans in Tartarus; A Song from Hell; The Potions of Dreams; The Fanes of Dawns; Seer of the Cycles; The Burden of the Suns.]

      California: Xiccarph Edition, 1974-7 - 7 volumes, quarto. Original paper wrappers in various colours, printed titles to front in various colours. Housed together in original quarter morocco tray case, as issued. A fine set. First editions, first printing, number 18 of 51 deluxe manuscript sets for subscribers only. Ordinary editions of the six poems were published simultaneously, numbering 235, 215, 217, 222, 236, and 215 copies respectively. This set is complete with a memo from the publisher to subscribers explaining the edition limitations, along with a title page for the manuscript edition, further notes from the publisher, and a signed leaf from the original manuscript of A Dream of Oblivion, all housed in an additional paper portfolio. Upon Smith's death, bookseller Roy A. Squires was appointed his executor on the west coast and published a number of editions of Smith's poems. This set was printed for author Frank M. Halpern, as indicated by the title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        LO YOGA IN 12 LEZIONI

      DE VECCHI, 1974. ITALIANO 0,49 Copertina con alette, plastificata lucida. Lieve ingiallimento alle bordature ed alone di becca all'angolo inferiore. Dorso con strappo inferiore e lieve consumo alla testa. Lievissima fioritura alle prime pagine. Scorrevolezza e leggibilità dei testi; inserimento di immagini in nero nel testo. Lieve ingiallimento ai margini ed ai tagli. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Switch Bitch.

      London: Michael Joseph, 1974 - Octavo. Original dark blue boards, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Spine gently rolled, endleaves and edge of text block lightly foxed; a very good copy. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Philip, love Roald Dahl." From the library of Irish book collector Dr Philip Murray, author of The Adventures of a Book Collector (2011). He writes of meeting Dahl at a signing: "It was quite apparent that he got great enjoyment out of meeting the hundreds of children who queued up that day to have their books signed" (p. 101). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        One Special Summer

      New York: Delacorte Press, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition. One of 500 copies signed by both Jacqueline and Lee Bouvier. Very Good in like slipcase, both showing uneven sunning, light dust soiling and light shelf wear. The slipcase has small gouge to the front panel. An illustrated journal of the Bouvier sister's 1951 European trip, which was originally presented to their parents as a thank-you upon their return.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Ansel Adams: Images, 1923-1974

      Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1974. Second edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Signed by Adams. First of the special deluxe edition, 1974. Oblong folio, cloth hardcover in dust jacket in slipcase, 127 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket in Very Good slipcase, light age-toning and wear to the dust jacket, discoloration and wear to the slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Le malédiction vaincu. (The Curse Conquered).

      Fribourg: Transworld Art,, 1974. Drypoint etching with pochoir stencil on Velin de Rives paper. Plate size: 40 x 30 cm. Sheet size: 66 x 50 cm. Excellent condition. Presented in a handmade white gold leaf frame with acrylic glass. Edition of 195. Signed in pencil lower right by Dalí, numbered lower left, Transworld blind stamp lower left. Printed Transworld copyright to verso. One of 12 plates from the After 50 Years of Surrealism portfolio.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Sommar Boken (The Summer Book)

      Stockholm: Albert Bonniers Ferlag, 1974. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. Text in Swedish. Signed by the author on the title page. Publisher's white cloth binding with gilt stamping, in white printed dust jacket. Very Good with lean to spine. Dust jacket is lightly edge worn with small loss at the corners and spine ends, lightly marked and soiled with scuffing to rear and surface wear. The story of the relationship between a child and her grandmother, spending time together on a quiet island in the northern sea, as told in vignettes. A touching work of fiction by Tove Jansson, more commonly known as the creator of the Moomins. The Swedish-speaking author is very celebrated in her native Finland, and books signed by her are scarce.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        4 James Bond screenplays [You Only Live Twice, 1967; On Her Majesty's Secret Service, 1969; Live and Let Die, 1973; The Man With the Golden Gun, 1974]

      London: 1967-1974. 1) You Only Live Twice: "English release script" by Roald Dahl, for the 5th Bond film. Original yellow wrappers, white pages. Splash marks, small chip from back, else very good. 2) On Her Majesty's Secret Service: "Release script" by Richard Maibaum, for the 6th Bond film. Original midnight blue wrappers, white pages. Smudge to upper cover else very good. 3) Live and Let Die: "Export script" by Tom Mankiewicz, for the 8th Bond film. Original purple wrappers, pink and blue pages. 3 short tears to upper cover, else very good. 4) The Man With the Golden Gun: "Picture & dialogue export script" by Richard Maibaum and Tom Mankiewicz for the 9th Bond film. Original pink wrappers, pink and blue pages. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Biblioctopus]
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        Simple French Food

      Atheneum, New York 1974 - Signed and inscribed to a named individual by Richard Olney on the title page. Clean and bright except for one light fingerprint on the foreedge of the page block and one faint gray spot on the red topstain; square, secure binding, full white cloth hard cover modestly softened and rubbed at corners and spine ends, otherwise excellent. Dust jacket bears a tiny, closed tear at the top front, lines of mild toning around the top and bottom rear, a long crease to the front interior flap, very shallow crimping at spine ends, and gentle shelfwear at spine ends and corners, otherwise clean and lovely, not priceclipped, now protected in a clear sleeve. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Haunted Bookshop, LLC]
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        The Royal Shakespeare Theatre edition of the sonnets of William Shakespeare

      London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1974. Signed Limited Edition. Hardcover. Like New. Signed. Limited edition, copy number 192 of a limited 260, signed by Dame Peggy Ashcroft and the calligrapher. Red cloth with gilt stamping, lacking the slip case. Near Fine, with light fading to cloth at spine, several indents to rear cover, light shelf wear. A lovely edition of Shakepeare's Sonnets, presented by the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, printed in calligraphy. "Francis Meres, a contemporary of Shakespeare, tells us that when first written the Sonnets were circulated "among his private friends," and it seems most appropriate that they should be offered once again in a hand-written form." Signed by Peggy Ashcroft and the calligrapher.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        Inni di Goethe. Gesang der Geister über den Wassern. Grenzen der Menschheit. Das Göttliche. Tre acqueforti di Mirek.

      Franco Riva, 1974. 4°; pp.36 su carta a mano a quartini sciolti in cartella edit. t.tela rossa con titoli al dorso e fregio edit. al piatto anteriore. Le tre acquaforti sono a metà pagina firmate a matita dall'artista; infine traduzione italiana dei tre Inni. Bellissima ediz. composta e stampata a mano in soli 90 esempl. numerati, ns. esempl. n.°45.(vedi riproduz.)

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Prandi s.n.c.]
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        Handgeschreven brief aan 'De Weledele Heer W.J. Vliegen/ Inspekteur der Belastingen' en drie hoofdstukken van het manuscript van Lieve Jongens in fotokopie met originele, handgeschreven correcties van de auteur.

      1. 27,5 x 21,5 cm. Eén blad. Alleen recto. Gesigneerd 'Gerard Reve' en gedateerd 'Weert, 27.11.1974'. 7 regels tekst. 2. 29,7 x 21,0 cm. Achttien bladen. Geniet. Alleen recto. Getiteld 'Zwaarder Dan De Lucht' in fotokopie en 'Zevende Hoofdstuk van LIEVE JONGENS [= in kleinkap!]' in handschrift. Met vier correcties en aanvullingen in het handschrift van de auteur. 3. 29,7 x 21,0 cm. Twaalf bladen. Geniet. Alleen recto. Getiteld 'Donkere Nacht' in fotokopie en 'Achtste (& Op Eén Na Laatste) Hoofdstuk van LIEVE JONGENS [= in kleinkap!]' in handschrift. Met een correctie in het handschrift van de auteur. 4. 29,7 x 21,0 cm. Vierentwintig bladen. Geniet. Alleen recto. Getiteld 'Lieve Jongens' in fotokopie en 'Negende & Laatste) Hoofdstuk van LIEVE JONGENS [= in kleinkap!]' in handschrift. Met vijf correcties en aanvullingen in het handschrift van de auteur.l Leuke verzameling rondom de roman Lieve Jongens, uit het bezit van een belastinginspecteur te Weert, waar Reve van 1972 tot 1975 woonde. In de brief aan Vliegen meldt de schrijver dat 'het boek gezet is & gedrukt'. De voor de zekerheid gemaakte fotokopieën van het manuscript hebben voor Reve nu 'geen funksie & geen waarde' meer, dus 'misschien heeft Uw gezin er pleizier aan'. 'De achterzijden zijn te glad voor mijn kroontjespen, dus 1 & ander is voor mij niet anders dan ballast in mijn archief'.De fotokopieën betreffen drie volledige hoofdstukken-in-handschrift van Lieve Jongens. Elke fotokopie bevat enkele door Reve met de kroontjespen aangebrachte wijzigingen, volgens een aantekening op het eerste blad aangebracht op 31 augustus 1972. In de fotokopie van het zevende hoofdstuk staat, in inkt dus, de omvangrijkste aanvulling. Aan het eind van het hoofdstuk, nog net voordat de hoofdpersoon zijn scheet in een wijnglas vangt, voegde Reve deze zin toe: 'Met mijn lippen in het mondstuk van een denkbeeldige klarinet pruttelend, bootste ik zeer schaamteloos het geluid van een wind na'. In de andere hoofdstukken verving Reve een woord of laste hij er enkele in.Deze collectie biedt de unieke gelegenheid de laatste drie hoofdstukken van Lieve Jongens in het handschrift van de Meester te lezen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis]
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        Child of God

      New York: Random House, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing. In Very Good condition, in a price-clipped dust jacket. Foxing to end papers and to side edge of page block. Boards show light edge wear. Spine cloth is lightly faded, light lean to spine. The dust jacket shows a tape repair from the verso at the head of the spine panel, as well as crimping at the head. Fading to red print on spine. Light edge wear and light surface wear, with a few areas of light damage to the surface. Rear flap shows a creases. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        Sula

      Knopf, New York 1974 - First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Fine book in a Fine Dust Jacket, with a touch of toning to the inside jacket tips and a tiny touch of wear to the top front fold. Signed by the author on the title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: MDS BOOKS]
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        LEGGIAMO LA MANO UNA GUIDA ALLA SCOPERTA DELLA PERSONALITA E DEL DESTINO

      OSCAR MONDADORI, MILANO 1974 - OSCAR GUIDE ITALIANO Copertina con plastifica con alone di becca all'angolo inferiore. Dorso con alone di piegatura lieve. Lievissime usure al taglio esterno della quarta. Lieve ingiallimento dei tagli. Pagine scorrevoli con introduzione di illustrazioni in nero. Da pagina 115 a pagina 130 gli angoli superiori risultano sbeccati. Traduzione di Giuliana Giani. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,99 euro.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        CANTI

      BUR, 1974. ITALIANO 0,23 Volume rilegato in elegate similpelle marmorizzata con titoli d'oro al dorso e nervature. Taglio di testa colorato in oro, gli altri con lieve fioritura. Pagine leggeremnte ingiallite con qualche, breve sottolineatura a matita e qualche vaga macchia di umettatura. Inserimento di immagini in bianco e nero alla parte iniziale del libro relativo ai "Documenti". Carta di guardia con nota manoscritta a penna. Introduzione e note di Franco Brioschi. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Anarchy, State, and Utopia

      New York: Basic Books, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. 367 p. Brown cloth with green lettering. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Cloth near head a bit sunned. Small stray ink line on first page of table of contents; a bit of light, easily-erasable pencil underlining in text. Name on fep.Jacket has light toning, chipping along top of back panel, small closed tear in front panel, spine panel not too sunned (which is nice), price intact ($12.95). Rare first appearance of a 20th Century political philosophy work deemed one the 100 most influential books post-WWII era by the Times Literary Supplement.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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