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        The Karla Trilogy] Tinker, Tailor, Soldier Spy, The Honourable Schoolboy, Smiley's People

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1974-1979.. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1974-1979. First editions of each title in the author's acclaimed Karla Trilogy. Octavo, original black cloth. 3 volumes. Each are signed by Le Carre on the title page. Tinker, Tailor Soldier Spy is signed "David Cornwell aka John LeCarre." Each are near fine to fine in near fine dust jackets, with The Honourable Schoolboy price-clipped. An excellent set, uncommon in this condition and signed. 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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        Le Bestiaire de la Fontaine Dalinise

      Paris: Robert Mouret, Editiones des Maîtres Contemporains, 1974. Portfolio of 12 original Salvador Dalí drypoint etchings for La Fontaine?s Fables, of which 11 with pochoir in colors; each etching signed and numbered by Dali in pencil; complete of title with justification page signed by the publisher, and table of contents. One of 250 copies on Arches (N 219). Elephant Folio, in excellent condition, loose as issued, etchings with full margins, well preserved in the original brown velvet-covered portfolio case, with the title and artist's name in gold.

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      Privately printed for the King's Ranch, 1974]. - First edition. Folio. 12" x 14 1/2" pictorial cloth, 92 [5] pp. nine full pages of color plates, 14 half-page color illustrations, and numerous other illustrations, all by Tom Lea. Privately printed for Bob Kleberg and the King Ranch in a small edition. Composition by the Stinehour Press; plates & printing by the Meriden Gravure Company. This magnificent book is the history of the King Ranch operations in Australia. It contains some of Tom Lea's finest work. To our knowledge, few copies have appeared for sale by either book sellers or auction houses since the book's publication. Its scarcity is well known among collectors. This big & beautiful book appeals to both Tom Lea and Range/Cattle collectors alike. Housed in a cloth slipcase with leather spine label and titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Street Brawl

      Bristol: Venture Prints Ltd., 1974. Bristol: Venture Prints Ltd.,, 1974. Colour offset lithograph on heavy wove paper. Image size: 34.5 x 24.5 cm. Excellent condition. Presented in lime waxed ash frame with conservation mount and glass. Edition of 750. Signed in pencil lower right by Lowry. Reproduced from an original oil painting executed in 1946

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        Two-decade run of signed menus from the Café Au Pere de Nico, Chelsea

      N.p.: Caf?u Pere de Nico, 1974. N.p.: Café Au Pere de Nico, 1974. An archive of 80 daily menus from Café Au Pere de Nico in Chelsea, London, signed by visiting luminaries from world leaders to icons of the entertainment world, displayed for in the cafe for nearly two decades between 1956 and 1974. Together with a sketch by Paul Winner of the restaurant's interior, inscribed by Winner and dated August 18th, 1973. At the end of the 1960s and the beginning of the 1970s, Au Pere de Nico was the Chelsea restaurant to be seen in for London society as well as the "court crowd" that made their way over for a meal from The Royal Court Theatre.& & The menus at Au Pere de Nico were hand made on a daily basis, each with the given day's date printed at the top, making for an interesting time-stamp for each autograph. In many instances the date of a signature corresponds to a known production in which a given celebrity appeared at the Royal Court Theatre. A snapshot of celebrity culture during one of London's most vibrant periods as a nexus in the world of the Arts. Not so much a collection of autographs as a portrait of an era.& & The autographs include political dignitaries, rock stars, stars of the London statage, and over two dozen Academy Award winners and nominees, as follows: Winston and Arabella Churchill, John Gielgud, Mick Jagger, Laurence Olivier, Rex Harrison, Alec Guiness, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Marlene Dietrich, Dirk Bogarde, Andre Previn, Omar Sharif, Louis Armstrong, Rudolf Nureyev, Harold Pinter, Vivien Leigh, Richard Widmark, Susannah York, Sidney Poitier, George Sanders, Donald Pleasance, Diana Rigg, Vincent Price, Peter Cook, Claire Bloom and Rod Steiger, Richard Harris, Glenda Jackson, Margaret Court, Janet Suzman, Joan Bakewell, Wolf Mankowitz, Millicent Martin, Micheal Mac Liammoir, Bernard Levin, Celia Johnson, Dave Allen, Robert Morley, Lance Percival, Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers, Beatrice Lillie (Lady Peel), Malcolm Sargent, Michael Rennie, Maggie Smith, Brian Rix, Bill Simpson, Peter Wyngarde, Huw Wheldon, Anthony Quayle, Anthony Steel, Mai Zetterling, Emlyn Williams, Michael Bentine (with drawing), David Tomlinson, Kay Hammond, Susan Hampshire, Clement Freud, Joyce Grenfell, Andrew Cruickshank, Cicily Countneidge, Fenella Feiding, Richard Briers, Kate Boyle, John Betjeman, Francis Chichester, Jack Hawkins, Stanley Holloway, Paul Scofield, Hermione Badeley, Peggy Ashcroft, Max Adrian, Alan Badel, Alan Patrick Herbert, Peter Bull, Barbara Kelly, Sylvia Syms, Osbert Lancaster, Davy Kaye, Corbet Woodall, Trevor Howard, Googie Withers, and Eric Portman.& & Condition of the menus varies, Very Good to Very Good plus overall, with cropping to some of the menus, pinholes at the corners, and general wear from daily exposure. Housed in a lovely solander box with a design illustrating the restaurant in a Parisian style.

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        Shashinka '74 no me - Nihonjin wa nani ka? (The Eyes of Photographers in '74 - What are the Japanese?)

      J.P.S. 1974 - Interesting collection of images by 66 Japanese photographers (including Takashi Hamaguchi) that coincided with an exhibition -- three hundred images were selected from five-thousand submissions. This copy includes the very rare original obi, and has been signed by four photographers including Kouei Iijima, Akio Suzuki, and Yoshitaka Nakatani. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Day Off

      Thames and Hudson, London 1974 - First edition. Hardcover. The first monograph on this vastly under appreciated British photographer who died much too young at 30, three years before the publication of this book. Introduction by Ainslie Ellis. A brilliant collection of 120 black and white images of daily life in England. A very near fine copy with some faint foxing to the top edge and a publisher ripple to front pastedown in a fine dust jacket. A very nice copy of a relatively uncommon book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le musée de genie et du caprice. (The Museum of Genius and Whim.)

      New York: Transworld Art, 1974 - Excellent condition. Drypoint etching with pochoir stencil on Arches wove. Plate size: 40 x 30 cm. Sheet size: 66 x 50 cm. Artist's proof aside from the edition of 460. Signed in pencil lower right by Dalí, initialed A.EA lower left, Transworld blind stamp lower left. Printed Transworld copyright to verso. This print comes from the private collection of Denise Rigal whose company Ateliers Rigal printed this in 1974. She has annotated and signed the verso confirming authenticity. One of 12 plates from the After 50 Years of Surrealism portfolio. Field 74-8L. Michler & Lopsinger 676.

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        American Fried. Adventure of a Happy Eater

      New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1974. New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1974. Octavo, 215 pages. First edition of this first work in Trillin's "Tummy Trilogy," and the first of his food writing in book form. A classic. Very good in a near very good dust jacket. Signed by the author on the half-title. Surprisingly scarce, and doubly so signed.

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        Macroeconomics Analysis and Policy

      Pearson Scott Foresman, 01.12.1974.. 416 Seiten 23,6 x 17,0 x 2,3 cm, Gebundene Ausgabe.

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        Worpsweder Blätter II. Original Radierung von 1974. "Für Druckmeister Jonny". 32 x 44,5 cm. Blattgröße 48 x 64 cm. Bezeichnet, signiert und datiert. Rückwärtig nocheinmal signiert. - Nicht im Werkverzeichnis.

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        Biblia Lettica / Ta Swehta Grahmata jeb Deewa Swehtais Wahrds (...). Bibele vecas un jaunas deribas svetie raksti. Pirmas Latviescu Bibeles jauns iespiedums.

      Latviescu Evangeliski-Luterisko Draudzu Apvieniba Amerika 1974 (Reprint of the edition Riga, Johann Georg Wilcken 1689).. 1227/451/301/508 pp., ca. 24 x 20 cm, original cloth,. ex-library copy with stamps, spine partially a bit rubbed / discoloured, else fine, one of 500 copies, text in Latvian,

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        The Stained Glass of William Morris and his Circle. Complete in 2 volumes

      New Haven and London: Yale University Press / The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 1974, 1975. (1974). New Haven and London: Yale University Press / The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 1974, 1975. (1974). First edition.. Hardback. Large thick 4to. (12 x 10 inches). (First volume): pp.xii, 119. Colour frontis with guard. 665 numbered b/w illusts. 22 colour illusts on XVI numbered plates. (Second volume): pp.xi, 335. Publisher's grey cloth, gilt to red compartment to spine. Pictorial d/w, clipped, spotted, rubbed to edges. Dealer's marks and price in pencil to (first volume) half-title page. Trifle light spotting to prelims and extrems, very light and occasional spotting elsewhere. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. No ownership inscriptions. A Very Good set indeed in Very Good dustwrappers. Heavy books, requiring eye-watering and prohibitive amounts of extra postage overseas. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        Fouilles de Conimbriga. Publiées sous la direction de J. ALARCAO, professeur à l'Université de Coimbra, et de R. ETIENNE, professeur à l'Université de Bordeaux III. (Mission Archéologique Française au Portugal-Musée Monographique de Conimbriga). Tome I (en 2 volumes) : L'Architecture, par J. ALARCAO, R. ETIENNE, et avec la collaboration du "Bureau d'Architecture Antique du Sud-Ouest, C.N.R.S., Pau" (J.-C. GOLVIN, J. SCHREYECK, R. MONTURET). Tome II : Epigraphie et Sculpture, par R. ETIENNE, G. FABRE, P. et M. LEVEQUE. Tome III : Les Monnaies, par I. PEREIRA, J.-P. BOST et J. HIERNARD. Tome IV : Les Sigillées, par M. DELGADO, F. MAYET et A.MOUTINHO de ALARCAO. Tome V : La Céramique commune, locale et régionale, par J. de ALARCAO. Tome VI : C

      - Paris, Diffusion E. De Boccard, 1974 (t.III)-1975 (t. IV et V)-1976 (t. II et VI)-1977 (t.I)-1979 (t. VII). 7 tomes en 8 forts volumes grand in-4 (23,5 x 31 cm), reliés pleine percaline bordeaux éditeur, fer doré répété au bas de chaque plat supérieur, titre doré apposé en creux sur plats supérieurs et dos, gardes blanches, 341pp. (incluant 3 tableaux, 4 figures, appendices et bibliographie) + 1 feuillet ; portefeuille de même format que les autres volumes et relié à l'identique, regroupant sous ses trois rabats de percaline blanche : 1 cahier introductif, volant et agrafé de 12 pp., ainsi que 133 planches volantes, rempliées pour la plupart et numérotées (plans, relevés, coupes, décors, maquettes, etc.) ; 274 pp. (dont 7 tableaux et figures en noir) + 66 grandes planches photographiques en noir proposant plus de 290 figures ou reproductions + 1 feuillet ; XI pp. (dont 21 cartes, 15 figures et 93 tableaux, dont 1 grand remplié) + 67 planches proposant 4351 reproductions de monnaies en noir ; XI pp. + 370 pp. (dont 5 figures et plus de 600 reproductions, dont 2 photographies en couleurs, formant 88 planches) + plan des fouilles, remplié et contre-collé in fine + 1 feuillet ; 200 pp. (dont 1 frontispice en couleurs, 11 figures en noir et 1 plan remplié des fouilles) + 80 planches proposant plus de 1000 figures, photographies et reproductions, dont 4 photographies en couleurs + 1 feuillet ; XI pages + 258 pp. (dont 2 figures et 48 planches) + 1 feuillet ; 331 pp. (dont 2 figures, 1 tableau et 6 dessins) + 66 planches (dont 1 plan remplié des fouilles) proposant plus de 1000 photographies et reproductions en noir. Impression sur papier couché. (Eraflures et frottements visibles sur la reliure de la plupart des tomes ; de petits écrasements sur certains dos ; quelques coins légèrement recourbés ou émoussés ; dos du tome V comportant un trou ; des rousseurs sur plusieurs tranches, ainsi que sur certaines gardes ou contreplats, voire, plus rarement, dans certaines marges du texte ; des pages cornées à l'intérieur du tome VI). [COMPLET EN 8 VOLUMES. Les planches volantes du portefeuille sont très bien conservées]. La coexistence augustéenne (l'habitat de l'Age du Fer, le forum augustéen et ses monuments, les thermes augustéens, l'aqueduc augustéen, maisons et urbanisme à l'époque julio-claudienne). La révolution flavienne (le forum flavien et ses monuments, les thermes trajaniens, l'urbanisme et l'architecture privée à l'époque flavio-trajanienne). Evolutions, destructions, reconstruction (évolution du centre monumental, évolution du centre monumental, évolution du secteur thermal, évolution de l'urbanisme et de l'habitat, les destructions suèves et l'occupation wisigothique). Stratigraphie et démonstration chronologique.Inscriptions votives. L'inscription aux Lares des ancêtres. Dédicaces impériales. Inscription d'un fonctionnaire impérial. Inscriptions funéraires avec indication de lieu géographique. Tableau des relations entre grandes familles à Conimbriga. Inscriptions fragmentaires. Inscriptions sur éléments de décoration architecturale. Fragments de loi. Milliaires. Inscriptions chrétiennes. Marques sur céramiques et verre. Graffites. Les statues de Coinimbriga. Catalogue des monnaies (République romaine, monnayage de bronze de la Péninsule Ibérique, Haut-Empire romain, le Troisième Siècle, le Quatrième Siècle). Circulation monétaire. Sigillées italiques. Sigillées sud-galliques. Sigillées hispaniques. Sigillées claires. Une sigillée tardive régionale. Le cadre chronologique : les fouilles franco-portugaises de Conimbriga. Le cadre technologique : critères de détermination des types de production. Le cadre linguistique : la terminologie. Catalogue de la céramique commune : céramiques non tournées de l'Age du Fer, céramiques tournées de tradition indigène, céramiques du Haut-Empire, céramiques du Bas-Empire, céramiques de chronologie incertaine ou inconnue. Céramiques préromaines. Céramiques romaines (céramiques campaniennes et d

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        Spencerian Bird of Paradise [Spencerian Penmanship art] Shigeo Asao original

      , 1974. 1974 Original art: a thoroughly stunning example of Spencerian Penmanship art. Crafted by a master of the craft, Shigeo Asao, with pitch-black ink on paper. Originally a method of rules for teaching cursive writing to children, "Spencerian Penmanship" was created in the mid-1800's by Platt Rogers Spencer, who grew up admiring the graceful lines of the John Hancock signature on the Declaration of Independence, and his five sons. It stood in contrast to Italian calligraphy [which was developed for speed only] particularly in its capital letters, which were to be accomplished in artful flourishes unique to the writer's style. The writing form has occasionally been taken to its extremes as a beautiful form of graphic art, as in the case of this August, 1974 Spencerian Birds-of-Paradise rendering by Shigeo Asao. The Spencerian Bird form is an expression in Spencerian cursive art of a bird-of-paradise-like creature or creatures (three are found in this example), a now famous device because elaborate tail plumage allows full expression of the complex flowing curves of the art form. Examining this opus by Asao, with its minutely tapering threadlines and deep black ink still glistening in places, one has to wonder how it's possible with a human hand. Signed and dated. 7.5" x 11" white paper, loosely matted 14.75" 18.5". Slight creasing, tiny faint brown spot, else fine for both the work and the matting. Note that the slight blurring of the scans - most notable in the close-up of the signature - is due to the stand-off from the glass scanner plate caused by the intervening matting. l-lng2

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        Songe de Minuit. 12 eaux-fortes originales.

      s.l. [Paris], s.n.e. [chez l'auteur], 1974.. 26 x 19 cm, 12 eaux-fortes originales. En ff, double chemise, l'une noire illustree, l'autre blanche titree, dans une chemise-etui toilee noire a lacs.. Edition originale de ce portfolio strictement limite a 30 exemplaires et contenant 12 eaux-fortes originales par Kiyozumi Yamashita (1941), artiste japonais ayant etudie la gravure a Dusseldorf et vecu en France et en Italie. Yamashita a developpe un univers fantastique au moyen de la gravure sur cuivre et a illustre les textes et poemes d'Andre Pieyre de Mandiargues, Shuji Terayama...Chaque gravure est numerotee et signee au crayon. Complete works of Kiyozumi Yamashita : catalogue raisonne: color etchings 1969-2007 /Yamashita kiyozumi dōbanga zensakuhinshū = Complete works of Kiyozumi Yamashita : Catalogue raisonne: color etchings 1969-2007, Galerie Artzone/Ātozōn Kaguraoka, Kyoto, 2008. Emballages soignes, expedition rapide. Photographies originales du livre visibles sur librairie-solstices .

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        The Glorious Nosebleed

      New York: Dodd, Mead, 1974. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1974. First Edition. One of 250 numbered copies, signed by Gorey. Fine in dust jacket and in the publisher?s slipcase.

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        31 offprints/reprints Japan pre-and-post war. Genetics, Botany. From Tsueyuki Yamazaki, Kosuke. Yamashita, Tomio Yanagisawa, Tosihide H. Yosida, Masumi Yasutomi,, Tadao Hama, Akira Yuasa, Shigeo Yamanouchi, I. Ohga, Y. Sinoto, Yo. K. Okada, Hiroshi Ohsh

      various places, various dates - Most were printed in Japan, while the earlier ones were printed in USA. First edition. Original wraps. Full list available. Some of the titles are: Organization of Linked Genes Under Frequency-Dependent Selection of Minority Advantage (1974); Studies in the Cytology of Pteridophyta VIII. The Morphology of Spermatozoids in Seven Species of Ferns (1935); Spermatogenesis, Oogenesis, and Fertilization in Nephrodium (1908). Many are compliments of the author, and a few are inscribed by the author. Names of prior owners in stamp or signature are: J. T. Baldwin Jr., Dept. of Zoology, Dr. E. N. Harvey, Hampton L. Carson, Schrader. * Science. Japan. Genetics. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Les Pré-Impressionistes

      Zoug (Suisse): les Clefs du Temps, 1974.. Zoug (Suisse):: les Clefs du Temps,, 1974.. First edition.. Hardcover. VG+/very good. 382pp, illustrated in colour and black and white. Contents clean and unmarked, but for a soil mark to the initial blank leaf, and which has transferred slightly to the front free endpaper, which also has some soiling at the hinge. Large square quarto, 294x265mm, in the original binding of undressed grey hessian titled in brown, bright, firm, and clean, with very slight fading to bottom edge: in the protected pictorial dust jacket, edges slightly knocked, with a few very small closed tears, head of spine scuffed. Very nice copy. [EXTRA Heavy Item]

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        Le Paradis Perdu - Illustrated with 10 color etchings handsigned by DALI

      Automobile Club / de Francony, Paris 1974 - - PRESENTATION : in-4 in leaves under blue linen wrapper and slipcase. - ILLUSTRATED : with 10 original full page color etchings by Salvador DALI. - SIGNATURE: Each etching is handsigned and numbered by Dali. - PAPER : Rives vellum. - SIZE: 12 x 16". - REFERENCES: Catalogue Raisonné A FIELD - page 97 - ref 74-11. - LIMITED: 150 copies. - CONDITION: Excellent, spine of the wrapper and the case lightly toned. ASK FOR EXTRA PICTURES [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Un entré fracassant aux USA. (A Shattering Entrance to the USA.)

      New York: Transworld Art, 1974. New York: Transworld Art,, 1974. Drypoint etching with pochoir stencil on Arches wove. Plate size: 40 x 30 cm. Sheet size: 66 x 50 cm. Excellent condition. Artist's proof aside from the edition of 460. Signed in pencil lower right by Dalí, initialed A.EA lower left, Transworld blind stamp lower left. Printed Transworld copyright to verso. This print comes from the private collection of Denise Rigal whose company Ateliers Rigal printed this in 1974. She has annotated and signed the verso confirming authenticity. One of 12 plates from the After 50 Years of Surrealism portfolio.

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        Ma Gastronomie

      Wilton, CT: Lyceum Press, 1974. Wilton, CT: Lyceum Press, 1974. Quarto, 191 pages. Photographically illustrated. First English language edition of this touchstone book for so many of today's chefs. Point's posthumous work is part memoir, part culinary guide and part cookbook. The book was finally made available again in 2008, with a new introduction by Chef Thomas Keller, in which he says, "Through Chef Point's words I finally understood and discovered a higher sense of purpose. . . .," High praise indeed from Thomas Keller. In our experience, this was always the one book being sought when a young cook, grease spattered and tired-eyed, would enter our shop, saying "chef told me I have to read this book..." Tiny bit of spotting to top edge of text block, corners very slightly bumped, otherwise a fine copy, in a mustard and brown dust jacket, with some edgewear and one closed tear.

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        Der Richter und sein Henker : Roman. Mit 14 Zeichn. von Karl Staudinger, rororo ; 150

      Reinbek (bei Hamburg) : Rowohlt, 1974.. Ungekürzte Ausg. 44. Aufl., 1246. - 1295. Tsd. 116 S. : 14 Ill.; ; 19 cm Taschenbuch Gut erhaltenes Buch, Seiten alters- und papierbedingt gebräunt, Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, K6140 ISBN 3499101505.

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        Atlas der im 19. und frühen 20. Jh. entstandenen deutschen Siedlungen in USA = Atlas of 19th and early 20th century German-American settlements. [Von/By Heinz Kloss].,

      Marburg: N. G. Elwert Verlag 1974 - 17, (1) Seiten. 108 ausfaltbare schwarz-weisse Karten und Legenden/ 108 leaves of plates (map pictures). "Heinz Kloss (1904-1987) was a German linguist and internationally recognised authority on linguistic minorities." (Wikipedia) - "This cartograhic presentation of the German element in the United States is the most comprehensive and, in many respects, the most detailed ever published. Here, finally, is a single volume which presents the statistical information that was compiled by the census bureau, various church bodies, several individuals, and a variety of social organizations of the German-Americans." (Monatshefte, Vol. 68, No. 2, 1976, pp. 209-212) - Index: Introduction: 1. Previous Cartographic Presentations of the German Element in America. - 2. Explanations of the Maps. - 2.1. The Statistical Maps. - 2.2 The Organization Maps. - 3. Evaluation, Extension and Supplementation of the Maps. - 3.1 Evaluation. - 3.2 Extension. - 3.3. Supplementation. - Maps: A Foreign White Stock from Germany in Large Cities (more than 10000 inhabitants) 1910; 1. The Union; 2. Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut; 3. New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania; [.]. - B Foreign White Stock form Germany in Farming Communities and Smal Towns 1910; 1. Arkansas, Louisiana, Kentucky, [.]. - C Foreign White Stock from Germany and Russia in Farming Communities and Small Towns 1910 [.] - D Distribution of Congregations made up of Germans from Czarit Russia; Percentage of Foreign White Stock from Russia 1910; [.]. - E Foreign-born Ethnic Germans form outside Germany inside and outside of Large Cities 1930; [.]. - F Secular German Clubs 1915; [.]. - G Roman-Catholic German Congregations; [.]. - H Congregations of the Former "Evangelical Synod" within the Evangelical and Reformed Church" 1935; [.]. - I Congregations of the "United utheran Church" and of the Reformed Wing of the "Evangelical and Reformed Church" 1935; [.]. - K Congregations of the Missouri Synod (Lutheran) 1936; [.]. - L Congregations of the "American Lutheran Church" and the "Wisconsin Synod" 1937; [.]. - M German Congregations within Denominations of non-German Origin; [.]" - Augeschiedenes Bibliotheksexemplar (ex-library copy) mit Rückensignatur, Inventarnummern und Stempeln auf der Rückseite des Titelblattes. - Deutsch-englischer Paralleltext. - Einband leicht berieben und etwas angestaubt. Schnitt etwas staubfleckig. Vorderes fliegendes Vorsatz- und Titelblatt mit horizontaler Knickspur. - Insgesamt sauberes und gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - Ex Library (ex-library copy) with the usual marks. - Bilingual parallel text, german/english. - Binding slightly rubbed and a bit dusted. Edges a bit stained. Flying endpaper and titlepage with horizontal crease mark. - Good copy. ISBN: 3770805038 Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 6500 Gr. 2° (über 45 cm). Orig.-Leinenband (Cloth). [Hardcover / fest gebunden]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Twenty-Five Years in the Secret Service

      Wakefield - EP Publishing, 1974. Wakefield - EP Publishing, 1974 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A facsimile of the 10th edition of Thomas Miller Beach's memoirs, originally published in 1893. Thomas Miller Beach (who used the alias Major Henri Le Caron) (September 26, 1841- April 1, 1894) was an English spy. His services enabled the British Government to take measures which led to the fiasco of the Canadian invasion of 1870 and Kiel's surrender in 1871, and he supplied full details concerning the various Irish-American associations, in which he himself was a prominent member. Condition: In a cloth covered binding with original price-clipped dustwrapper. Externally, lovely condition. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. Overall: FINE with a FINE dustwrapper.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        An Arab mounted on a grey Arabian mare with a Bedouin encampment in the background.

      No place, 1974.. Watercolour heightened with white. 681 x 520 mm. Signed and dated by the artist.. Matted.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Juniper Tree

      London - The Bodley Head, 1974. London - The Bodley Head, 1974 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A translated copy of The Juniper Tree, a German fairy tale collection by the Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Maurice Bernard Sendak (born June 10, 1928), a renowned American writer and illustrator of children's literature. He is best known for his book Where the Wild Things Are, published in 1963. Translated by Lore Segal (born March 9, 1928), is an American novelist, translator, teacher, and author of childrens books. Includes a frontispiece andseveral plates and in-text illustrations throughout. The First English Editionby this publication. Complete in Two Volumes. Condition: In gilt cloth binding with original dustwrappers and slipcase. Externally, in lovely condition. Internally, firmly bound, very bright and clean throughout. The dustwrappers are in excellent condition with just some fading to the spine. The slip case is very smart with just the odd mark. Overall Condition:ASNEWwith FINE dustwrappers and anear fine slip case..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        A Comedian Dies

      984 - London - Victor Gollancz, 1974. 984 - London - Victor Gollancz, 1974 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Two signed first edition copies of two of Simon Brett's theatrical mysteries featuring Charles Paris. Simon Brett (b. 1945) is a writer of detective fiction and also a tv and radio producer. He wasinvolved in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, as well as many episodes of cult comedy series The Burkiss Way, I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue and Just a Minute. In the mid-1990s, Brett wrote and hosted Foul Play, a radio panel game in which well-known writers of detective fiction were challenged to solve a dramatised mystery. A Comedian Dies is a murder mystery. When a promising young comedian dies spectacularly on stage the inquest gives a verdict of misadventure but Charles Paris is not so sure. . . Not Dead, Only Resting concerns the death of Yves Lafeu, a former stage matinee idol turned restauranteur. Charles Paris must find the murderer. . . Condition: The bindings are tight and firm. There isvirtually nowear to the extremities. Internally the pages are clean and bright. There is only some minor wear to teh dustwrappers. The overallcondition of these volumesis fine in near fine dustwrappers..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Das Bürgerliche Gesetzbuch mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Rechtsprechung des Reichsgerichts und des Bundesgerichtshofes. Kommentar herausgegeben von Mitgliedern des Bundesgerichtshofes. Großkommentare der Praxis

      Berlin, Walter de Gruyter, 1974 - 2000.. 12. neubearbeitete Auflage 18 Bände (von 20). Es fehlen die Bände zum internationalen Privatrecht (6/1 und 6/2). 25 x 19 cm, Halbleder ohne Schutzumschlag. Einbände berieben, bestoßen und angeschmutzt. Teilweise handschriftlicher Besitzereintrag auf Vorsatz, teuilweise Besitzerprägung auf Titel. Innen sauber. Gutes Leseexemplar.

      [Bookseller: Göppinger Antiquariat]
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        Bäuerliche Bauten im Südburgenland. Ein Bilderbuch über bäuerliches Bauen von einst im Heanzenland mit 77 ganzseitigen Bildtafeln nach Originalzeichnungen des Autors. Unveränderter Nachdruck der 2. Auflage

      Eigenverlag des Autors 1974,. 166 S., quer gr. 8°, OLn. mit SU. Innen am Vorsatzblatt ein kl. Papierschildchen eingeklebt. Sehr guter Zustand.

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung W. Neugebauer GmbH]
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      New York: Doubleday, 1974.. New York: Doubleday, 1974. First edition stated on copyright page and "P6" in the gutter of page 199. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author in the month of publication, "For Charlie and Shirley, best wishes - and I hope you enjoy my book as much as I enjoyed writing it- and as much as I've enjoyed all of Ray's and Sarah Jones oldtown friends. Best wishes, Stephen King April 16,1974." The release date of Carrie was April 5, 1974; this copy was inscribed just 11 days later. This present copy is the earliest Stephen King inscription we have encountered. Fine in a very good dust jacket with light wear to the crown and a few closed tears. Stephen King has been read by more people than any living author, and more than most dead ones. As Don Heron commented in "The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural", King specializes in "contemporary American scenes, everyday parents and kids and teenagers, vulgarly realistic language - a believable setting awaiting the coming of terror." He has become the most popular horror writer of all time. Several adaptations of Carrie have been released, including a 1976 feature film, a 1988 Broadway musical, a 1999 feature film sequel, a 2002 television movie, and a 2013 feature film remake.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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      New York: St. Martin's Press,. New York: St. Martin's Press,. [1974, ie 1975]. boards.. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with several faint scratches. to rear panel (no loss of color) and just a touch of the almost. inevitable rubbing to blue background ink, here limited to rear. panel, mostly along rear spine fold. A nice copy. (#149213). First edition. Signed and dated 9 June 1979 by Haldeman on title page. "Tough, slick narrative of an interstellar which lasts [over] 1000 years. To the soldier hero, it seems to last about ten years, thanks to the time- dilation effect of faster-than-light travel. Good, realistic, military SF which actually subverts many of the clichés of that category ... (he was a Vietnam veteran, which helped). Initially rejected by 18 publishers, it has since sold over a million copies." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), pp. 141-2. Haldeman's first SF novel. Winner of the 1975 Hugo award for best novel. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II- 479. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516- 1985, p. 360. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 813-8.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        The Leavetaking

      Uk: Faber, 1974. Uk: Faber, 1974 First UK Edition. Fine book, except for some slight page tanning and small tap to the top of spine. spine lettering clear and unmarked. Dj is near fine with some foxing to the dj ends, wear to the edges and along the spine folds. Overall a bright near fine unclipped dj. Book is signed by the late author on the title page.. Signed by Author. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: MDS Books]
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      Ravan Press, Johannesburg 1974 - Hardcover. First South African edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. This is the true first edition of the first book by Nobel Laureate J. M. Coetzee. A lovely copy with no markings, writing remainder marks, etc. The book is square and tight. The book consists of two essays--The Vietnam Project and The Narrative of Jocobus Coetzee. Dusklands is about men obsessed and corrupted by the limitless power of technology. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books, ABAA]
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        FOUR POEMS. The Fish, 1911; Grantchester, 1912 ; The Dead, 1914 ; and The Soldier, 1914

      London, Scolar Press, 1974.. London, Scolar Press, 1974.. Drafts and fair copies in the author's hand with a Foreword and Introductions by Geoffrey Keynes, 1974, LIMITED DELUXE EDITION OF 100 COPIES SPECIALY BOUND WITH MOUNTED FACSIMILES AND SIGNED BY GEOFFREY KEYNES, THIS IS COPY NO. 12. Folio, approximately 360 x 260 mm, 14 x 10 inches, large mounted photograph of Rupert Brooke in 1913 by Sherril Schell, 2 pages of text to each poem with mounted facsimiles of his manuscripts, all on hand made paper with deckled edges (untrimmed edges), publisher's vellum spine with blue linen boards, gilt lettering to spine and Rupert Brooke's signature in gilt on upper cover, blue endpapers, housed in a blue slip case, blue paper over blue linen. Spine a little dusty, a little pale light spotting and scratching to spine, book-plate to first paste-down and neat ink name to the bottom of first free endpaper, the same name as the book-plate, otherwise a very good copy. Slight rubbing, light scratching and a few small pale marks to slip case. The edition was limited to 500 copies with 100 being deluxe copies. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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