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        The Sculpture of David Wynne 1968/1974

      London: Phaidon Press Limited, 1974. Signed Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. This is the signed, limited edition, copy #39 of 125, hand-numbered thus on the limitation page. The binding is "full aniline finish Bookcalf" by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with raised spine bands, gilt rule compartments, hand-marbled endpapers, gilt-rule turn-ins, and gilt page edges. A gilt medallion "in fine silver, modelled by the sculptor" is inset on the front cover. The half-title bears the artist's signature in bold, black ink. The pristine fine binding is housed in a felt-lined dark red buckram clamshell case with a gilt-stamped spine label matching the binding's dark red calf. David Wynne (1926 - ) is a renowned British sculptor of figures, animals, and portraits, including the Queen and the Beatles. He was awarded the OBE in 1994. This spectacular limited edition features his work from 1968-1974 - what the 1974 introduction by Graham Hughes calls "Wynne's twelve most important public commissions of the past eight years." Each work is illustrated with photographs taken by Clive Barda "showing the settings as well as the most beautiful features of each piece." The book itself remains in flawlessly fine condition, with no discernable wear or defects and no markings other than the artist's signature. The clamshell preservation case shows only trivial scuffing and some spotting to the white felt lining. Please note that this large, heavy book may require additional postage.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Cunts (Upon Receiving The Swingers Life Club Membership Solicitation)

      New York: Frank Hallman,, 1974. Oblong quarto. Original maroon boards, red labels printed in black to spine and upper board. Small mark to upper board, very short crack to joint at head of spine, lightly rubbed. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 250 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Brief mit eh. U. sowie drei Gedichttyposkriptdurchschläge.

      Umfangreicher Brief an einen Journalisten der "Frankfurter Rundschau", in dem Fried ausführlich über die drei beiliegenden Gedichte und dann über seine vier Neuerscheinungen zur Buchmesse schreibt. Fried veröffentlicht u.a. bei Suhrkamp einen Band mit Übersetzungen von Sylvia Plath "... Ich habe 10 Jahre an diesen Gedichten, die zugleich Vorbereitung und Abwehr ihres Selbstmordes waren, gearbeitet ...". - Beiliegen die Gedichte "Märchenstunde", "Genossen" und "Bundesdeutsche Spiegelungen", die ersten beiden wurden am 27. 7. 1974 in der "Frankfurter Rundschau" veröffentlicht (Kaukoreit-G. 716-717). "Märchenstunde" ist dem von Polizisten erschlagenen Günter Routhier gewidmet, "Genossen" behandelt den Tod von Ulrich Schmücker. "Bundesdeutsche Spiegelungen", ebenfalls über Schmücker, ist bis heute unveröffentlicht. - Gefaltet, leichte Eckknicke, sonst gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Verlag Frank Albrecht]
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        The Late Richard Dadd, 1817-1886

      The Tate Gallery, 1974. 1st printing 1st. Softcover. Very Good/n/a. A fine book published to accompany the Tate exhibition of Dadd's work, the first major one since his death nearly a century before. Dadd followed in the footsteps of Joshua Reynolds and Fuseli, and was best known for his fairy pictures filled with meticulous, tiny, sometimes disturbing detail. He went mad in 1843 and murdered his father, thereby spending the rest of his life in the lunatic asylums of Bethlehem Hospital and Broadmoor, painting all the while. Allderidge's title is taken from an "Art Union" quotation in 1843, ".for, although the grave has not actually closed over him, he must be classed among the dead."

      [Bookseller: Anulios Books]
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        The Glorious Nosebleed. Fifth Alphabet

      NY: Dodd, Mead, (1974). One of 250 copies, signed by Gorey. A delightfully written alphabet of adverbs. Fine in orange pictorial boards with matching dust wrapper, which shows only the slightest rubbing to the spine. Housed in a red slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Le paradis terrestre suite de neuf pointes seches originale. (The Earthly Paradise in nine original drypoints.)

      Nice: Editions d'art de Francony,, 1974. Nine drypoint etchings in colours on Lana paper. Plate sizes: 26.5 x 20.8 cm. Sheet sizes: 56 x 45 cm. Each print with a sheet of Japon bearing the title of the print. With the folded title page and statement of limitation page. All housed in the original white portfolio with ties, titles to cover in black. Excellent condition. Artist's proof aside from the edition of 225. Each print signed in pencil lower right by Dali, initialled EA lower left.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Joan Mirò Litografo I / Litografo II - 1953-1963

      Toninelli e Graphis 1974 - 1982, Milano/Livorno - 2 volumi - Edizione Italiana - testi di Michel Leiris, Catalogo e note di Fernand Mourlot ( volume I ) - prefazione di Raymond Queneau ( volume II ) - rilegati tela sovracoperta, acetato trasparente - formato 25x33 pagine 204 +222 - illustrati a colori - lievi fioriture al taglio, alla sovrcoperta e alla prima e ultima pagina bianca per il resto ottime condizioni 19995

      [Bookseller: studio bibliografico pennasilico]
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        8 (Eight) From Naropa (Signed Broadsides)

      No Place [Boulder]: No Publisher [Naropa Institute], 1974. First edition. Loose Sheets. Near Fine. Rare suite of eight poetry broadsides in a thick red stitched sleeve with diecut title on the front cover. No publication info provided, but from The Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado. The broadsides measure 8 1/2 x 11" tall. All eight are labeled #40 (of only 50 copies ever made). Seven of the eight broadsides are SIGNED by the participants. The Ginsberg contribution is not signed, but it does have a handwritten note "Dharma Lion Peace Heart" at the bottom of the broadside in Ginsberg's hand. Broadsides are lightly toned at edges else fine in a fine sleeve. Quite scarce these days to find a complete set. The Ginsberg broadside is entitled "First Thought Best Thought".

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        Post office : a novel

      London Magazine Editions, 1974. First British Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. London: London Magazine Editions, 1974. Hardcover. First British Edition, First Printing. In Very Good condition, in a Very Good dust jacket with the price intact. Clean text. Previous owner name and date in pen to title page and verso of front free end paper. Crease to page 17. Sound binding. Light wear to spine ends. The dust jacket shows rubbing, a tiny stain at the bottom left corner of the front panel, faint edge wear, and two tears; a two-inch long tear at the top of the rear flap, and a one-inch long tear at the top of the front flap fold. The later which has been repaired from the verso with a white label. A nice copy overall.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        8 (Eight) From Naropa (Signed Broadsides)

      No Publisher Naropa Institute No Place [Boulder]: No Publisher [Naropa Institute], 1974. First edition. Loose Sheets. Near Fine. Rare suite of eight poetry broadsides in a thick red stitched sleeve with diecut title on the front cover. No publication info provided, but from The Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado. The broadsides measure 8 1/2 x 11" tall. All eight are labeled #40 (of only 50 copies ever made). Seven of the eight broadsides are SIGNED by the participants. The Ginsberg contribution is not signed, but it does have a handwritten note "Dharma Lion Peace Heart" at the bottom of the broadside in Ginsberg's hand. Broadsides are lightly toned at edges else fine in a fine sleeve. Quite scarce these days to find a complete set. The Ginsberg broadside is entitled "First Thought Best Thought".

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A. ]
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        Autumn/Winter 1974-75 Croquis, Plate 72

      Paris: Christian Dior, 1974. Limited. Pair of 2 prints. Ink, watercolor and gouache on xerograph. Original annotations in pen and fabric swatch attached with staples. Sheet measures 13" x 8.5". This pair of 2 original croquis from the designer Christian Dior features the elements of an outfit from the Autumn/Winter 1974-1975 collection, when the house was under designer Marc Bohan. These croquis were made from reproductions of original drawings, which were then hand-colored with ink, watercolor, and gouache. One shows a long blue dress in a stunning cerulean. The second presents a matching tailored blazer complemented by a black fox stole. Both include swatches of the appropriate blue fabric stapled to the bottom of the sheet. On the latter print, two annotations in pen comment on the color and model. These sketches were produced in a limited quantity and presented to potential clients in attendance at the Paris Couture shows held by Dior in the spring and fall of each year. These examples are in good condition and are wonderful for any lover of fashion.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        Maria Tu Sais

      Zurich: Adolph Hurlimann, 1974. First edition. Paperback. Fine. 35 love poems, letterpress-printed by Hurlimann (who also edited), illustrated by 4 color lithographs by Masson. Loose folded sheets in printed paper covers, wrapped in glassine.. From an edition of 88 copies (plus 25 deluxe and AP's). SIGNED by all three contributors. 10 x 13" tall. A lovely production.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        Doctor Brodie's Report

      London: Allen Lane, 1974. First U.K. Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First UK edition of this collection of short stories. A good to very good hardcover copy with tape mark remains to front board, bookplate of poet Jose Agorriz Melgar to inside front board. Unclipped laminated dustwrapper in about very good condition. This copy SIGNED and DATED by the author in 1975. Scarce thus. Signed by Author

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        Max Ernst - Collagen. Inventar und Widerspruch.

      Köln 1974. Rigt illustr. i s/h og farver. Fol. 499 s. Opl. 2000 ekspl. Orig. hlvlrd. Richly illustr. in black/white and colour. Limited to 2000 copies. Publisher's halfcloth.. Med orig. farvelitografi. With orig. colourlithograph

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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        Le sanglier

      Les Heures Claires, Paris 1974 - 247 pp., In-folio (38,5 x 28 cm), en feuilles sous couverture rempliée, chemise et étui recouverts de toile rouge. Exemplaire n° 97 / 210, un des 120 sur Grand vélin d'Arches comportant l'état définitif des illustrations. 18 lithographies originales en couleurs hors texte, dont 4 sur double page, de Pierre AMBROGIANI. Notre exemplaire possède en outre une suite, sur le même papier, de 7 lithographies dont 2 sur double page, extraites de l'ouvrage et non précisée à la justification. Quelques petits frottements à l'étui, ouvrage parfait. Très bon exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ad hoc Art]
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        Ventisette Gouaches di Santomaso.

      Galeria il Capricorno, 1974 - Galeria il Capricorno, 1974. 24x21 cm. (40) S. mit 27 (14 farb.) ganzseitigen Abb. OKart. mit OU. Mit einer eigenhändigen Zeichnung auf dem Vortitel, von Santomaso signiert und datiert 16.11.74. - Ausstellungskatalog. Sprache: Italienisch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        Mélanges d'Histoires des religions offerts à Henri-Charles Puech, sous le patronage et avec le concours du Collège de France et de la Section des sciences religieuses de l'Ecole pratique des hautes études

      Paris, Presse universitaires de France 1974 - 1 Vol. in-8° de 655p. Portrait, 1O fig [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: CollectionOrientales]
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        Byron's Letters and Journals. Edited by Leslie A. Marchand. Complete set in thirteen (13) volumes, including What Comes Uppermost

      London, Newark: John Murray, and University of Delaware Press, 1974 - 1994. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. Thirteen volumes. Volumes I-XII, London: John Murray, 1974-1981; volume XIII, Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1994. Volumes I-II, 1974 reprint; vol. XII, 1984 reprint; all other vols. first impression. With coloured & black-and-white illustrations. Uniformly bound in original scarlet cloth, gilt lettering & decoration. A very good, bright set. (**PLEASE READ CAREFULLY** - This is a heavy/overweight 13 volume set, therefore additional postage will be charged - PLEASE CONTACT US for a prior shipping quote and for further information)&

      [Bookseller: JAMES HAWKES]
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        Dog Soldiers

      Houghton Mifflin|~| Boston: Houghton Mifflin. (1974). The uncorrected proof copy of his second novel, winner of the National Book Award and one of the best novels to link the impact of the Vietnam war on American society in the Sixties to the dark side of that era -- the official corruption and the underside of the drug experiences of a generation. This is the first issue proof, in plain orange printed wrappers. Signed by the author. Stamp of British literary agent Deborah Rogers on flyleaf; a near fine copy in wrappers. . First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        A First Selection

      The Tern Press, Market Drayton 1974 - Deluxe edition bound in quarter calf over handmade paper boards, faint rubbing to spine ends and corners and a couple of spots to leather, marbled endpapers, some scattered foxing throughout, illustrated with 8 linocuts by Nicholas & Mary Parry. , This was the first book issued by the Tern Press. It is believed that a total of 65 copies of this work were printed but that fewer than that were actually issued. The title page of this copy states that it is one of the ten copies that made up the 'Deluxe Edition' issued with the half leather binding rather than the grey cloth boards of the standard edition. , 8vo 8" - 9" tall, 32 pp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: double - B - books]
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        Mädchen in Meinen Augen

      Munich: Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, [1974]. Loose pages; close to near fine.. Prepublication page proofs for Gunter Sachs' 1974 photo book Mädchen in Meinen Augen, paginated by hand on the versos. Includes 51 groups of unbound spreads of 4 pages each, with 47 photographic spreads, mostly female nudes shot in soft focus, and 4 spreads of text, featuring the title page, bibliographic information, and an essay by Sachs. Text in German. While unbound proofs of literary books are uncommon, prepublication copies of photo books, such as this one, are exceedingly rare.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Le Cantique des cantiques de Meyer Lazar

      Paris: Atelier des Blancs Manteaux, 1974. Livre. Illus. by Meyer Lazar. Très bon. En Feuilles. Signé par l'illustrateur. Édition illustrée. In-folio. Sl [Paris], Atelier des Blancs Manteaux, sd [1974]. 53 x 34,5cm, in-folio, 5 ff. n. ch. (présentation par Henry Bulawko, puis texte en français et en hébreux) et 25 eaux-fortes hors texte pour certaines en couleurs, en feuilles sous coffret de l'éditeur de pleine toile bleue. Tirage unique à 120 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches, celui-ci n°90 signé par l'artiste et enrichi de QUATRE DESSINS ORIGINAUX signés de Meyer Lazar : le premier à la mine plomb sur le premier contreplat, daté 1979, le deuxième à l'encre sur une nappe de restaurant pliée en deux (1984), le troisième à l'encre sur une feuille de papier in-16 (1990) et le dernier à l'encre au revers d'une photocopie de quatre portraits photographiques de l'artiste in-4 (1991). Coffret un peu défraichi, trace d'adhésif au revers d'une gravure. (Inconnu de Monod).

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        9 LITOGRAPHIES DE GIULIO TURCATO ET 9 MEDITATIONS COURTES PAR EMILIO VILLA

      RAIMONDO BULLA 1974 PRIMA EDIZIONE TIRATURA LIMITATA E NUMERATA

      [Bookseller: Libreria Arion Montecitorio]
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        STARFALL Personally SIGNED EDITION By Author, Betty . The Widow of Astronaut Virgil ( Gus ) Grissom . She Tells the Tragic & Heroic Story of Her Husband & Family Caught Up in Americas Race for The MOON

      New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1974 - HBDJ,1974. 1st Edition; 1st Printing.with #1 Intact Number Line, FINE- in NF DUST jacket; Text pages generally clean & bright, DJ minor , rub, wear light Scuff tiny Chips tears Extremities, Blue cloth cover light Wear lettered in White & Orange with Yellow on Spine, 276 Pages , Index [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bluff Park Rare Books]
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        Tygers at play.

      1974 1974 - Size: 47.5 x 38 cm. (18½ x 15 inches) Framed size: 69 x 60cm Fine condition, good margins. Presented in quality museum mount and hand made silver frame. Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Gorgeous engraving of two playful leopards (Stubbs, as was the custom of the time, calls all big cats 'tygers') on the banks of a stream, emerging from a dark, brooding grotto. From the original of 1780. Although George Stubbs is best known as an animal painter, particularly of horses, this bold work shows off his considerable talent as an engraver. This beautiful print is one of a limited edition of 175 copies, printed in 1974 on J. Barcham Green `Penshurst' paper, under the supervision of Philip McQueen. The edition was published by Ian Bain at the John Boydell Press for Observer Art Ltd. Engraved by STUBBS, George.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The New West: Landscapes along the Colorado Front Range

      Boulder, CO: The Colorado Associated University Press, 1974 Hardcover SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Very Good minus cloth-bound hardcover with a side-bump to two tips and light rubbing/fading at the top and bottom edges in a Very Good+ dust jacket with light soiling. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs and text by Robert Adams; foreword by John Szarkowski. 121 pages; 56 full-page b&w plates; 10 x 9.25 inches. SIGNED BY SZARKOWSKI on the title page; no inscription. One of the seminal books in the New Topographics school of photography and one of the most important late-20th-century monographs. See Parr & Badger, Photobook Vol. 2, p25; Roth, Book of 101 Books, p226-227.

      [Bookseller: A&D Books]
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        Hamish Fulton

      Franco Toselli, Milan 1974 - Photographies en couleurs et en noir et blanc. Un cahier hors-texte au centre du livre avec deux photographies en accordéon. Tiré à 1000 exemplaires. Série de photographies de paysages prises par Hamish Fulton lors de promenades réalisées pour l'essentiel en Angleterre et en Ecosse entre 1972 et 1974. / Photographs in color and black and white. A notebook inset in the center of the book with two photographs. 1000 copies. Series of landscapes photographed by Hamish Fulton during his walks, mainly in England and Scotland between 1972 and 1974. 38,5 x 52 cm 1850g. Très bon sauf les deux coins de couverture en bas / Very good except the two cover corners [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Editions591]
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        Images 1923–1974

      Boston: New York Graphic Society, , 1974. Quarto. Original grey cloth with black cloth spine, titles to front cover and spine in silver. With the dust jacket and publisher's slipcase. Fine in near fine dust jacket, slipcase with small split to top edge First edition, first printing. With the original packing box.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        'The Karla Trilogy' SIGNED First UK Editions

      ALL SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR A set of signed first edition, first printings published by Hodder and Stoughton between 1974-1979. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: A first edition, first printing published in 1974. A very good+ book without inscriptions with some rubbing to the board edges and to one corner. Some fading to the topstain and a little spotting to the page edges. SIGNED (with best wishes) by John Le Carre on the title page. In a near fine unclipped wrapper which is a little faded to the spine, with one short closed tear. The Honourable Schoolboy: A first edition, first printing published in 1977. A very good+ book with one previous owner?s name and date to the half-title. Some light spotting to edges. SIGNED on the title page without dedication by John Le Carre. In a very good+ unclipped wrapper with some rubbing to the spine tips and corners. Smiley?s People: A first edition, first printing published in 1979. A fine book in like unclipped wrapper. A superb copy SIGNED without dedication by the author to the title page. Rarely is the trilogy found signed and in collectable condition. The only signed set available to buy.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        LEWIS BALTZ: THE NEW INDUSTRIAL PARKS NEAR IRVINE, CALIFORNIA / DAS NEUE INDUSTRIEGELANDE IN DER NAHE VON IRVINE, KALIFORNIEN - SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE PHOTOGRAPHER

      (BALTZ, LEWIS). Baltz, Lewis. LEWIS BALTZ: THE NEW INDUSTRIAL PARKS NEAR IRVINE, CALIFORNIA / DAS NEUE INDUSTRIEGELANDE IN DER NAHE VON IRVINE, KALIFORNIEN - SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE PHOTOGRAPHER. Signed Presentation Copy from the Photographer. New York: Leo Castelli / Castelli Graphics, 1974. First Edition Thus. Oblong 4to. Printed Buckram. Photography Monograph. Near Fine/Near Fine. np (110pp), 51 duotone illustrations. Designed by Thomas F. Barrow. Text in English and German. "The New Industrial Parks Near Irvine, California" is Lewis Baltz' landmark typological study that virtually single-handedly gave birth to the "New Topographics" movement. It reproduces as a full page each of the fifty-one images that comprised the 1974 Castelli Graphics photographic print portfolio of the same name that was issued in an edition of forty with six artist's proofs. A bright, most handsome example copy of the uncommon 1974 first printing (cited on pages 298-299 of The Hasselblad Center's "The Open Book", and pages 228-229 of "The Book of 101 Books") bearing the SIGNED PRESENTATION "FOR LARRY - Lewis Baltz" in black ink on the front free endpaper whose dust jacket shows very slight age-toning along the top edge. This was inscribed at the time of publication to noted La Jolla art and photography bookseller Lawrence McGilvery from whom we acquired this significant tome directly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. LC 74-14405 Inventory Number: 022550&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        The New Industrial Parks Near Irvine, California/Das Neue Industriegelande in der Nahe von Irvine, Kalifornien

      New York: Leo Castelli/Castelli Graphics, 1974 Hardcover SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a hint of handling wear and a discreet blindstamp to the first blank page in a Very Good+ dust jacket with light soiling and light shelf wear. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs by Lewis Baltz; designed by Thomas F. Barrow. Unpaginated [112 pages]; 51 full-page b&w plates; 11 x 10.75 inches. From an edition limited to 960 unnumbered copies. SIGNED BY BALTZ on the title page and inscribed. Captions in English and German. The seminal book from the New Topographic movement and one of the most iconic of 20th-century photography. See Parr & Badger, Photobook, Vol. 2, p34-35; Roth, Book of 101 Books, p228-229; The Open Book, p298-299; Auer, 802 Photo Books, p536.

      [Bookseller: A&D Books]
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        Dusklands

      Johannesburg: Raven Press, 1974. First edition of the Nobel Prize-winning author's first book. Octavo, original cloth. Slight spine lean, else near fine in a near fine dust jacket with just a touch of rubbing to the extremities. A very sharp copy. Dusklands is a pair of novellas in the tradition of Conrad's Heart of Darkness. The first novella "Dusklands" probes the links between the powerful and the powerless. The second novella "Vietnam Project" is narrated by a researcher investigating the effectiveness of United States propaganda and psychological warfare in Vietnam. The question of power is also explored in "The Narrative of Jacobus Coetzee," the story of an eighteenth-century Boer frontiersman who vows revenge on the Hottentot natives because they have failed to treat him with the respect that he thinks a white man deserves.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Sula - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1974. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0394480449 . A most attractive First Printing of the First Edition in Fine condition in equally unblemished dust-jacket. Beautifully signed by Toni Morrison directly on the title page; The second novel of Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison after her debut "The Bluest Eye", a tale of conformity and rebellion. Set in the early 1900s in a small Ohio town, it is the account of two African-American friends, Sula and Nel, from their childhood through their adulthood and Sula's death .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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