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        Fine Arts of Ancient Korea: A Birds-eye View of Korea's Brilliant Fifty-Century Artistic Tradition

      Kwang Myong Publishing Co, 1974. Red cloth covered boards with gilt stamping on front and spine, illustrated with full-color plates, 378 pages. 1st Edition. Text of hard cover book is in Korean but there is a 12 page soft cover book included in English listing the plates. In slipcase. Typed paper giving book to Dr. Lloyd H. Elliott from Yoo Kee Chun, Minister of Education of the Republic of Korea laid-in. Hard cover book minimally worn. Soft cover lightly worn along edges and along spine. Slipcase has small spots of wear but there is some soiling - mainly scuffing on one side. Images available. USPS confirmation used on all shipments. Unfortunately due to size and/or weight additional postage may necessary for Priority or International addresses.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Slipcased.

      [Bookseller: The Bookbums at Ish Kabibble Books]
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      Aguilar. 1974. 1975. 1976. 1977., Madrid. - 1474p. 1634p. 1480p. 1434p. 8 Vols. (4 de Episodios y 4 de Novelas y Cuentos). Enc. plena piel ed. 8403009615 LIBRO EN ESPANOL

      [Bookseller: Librería Javier Fernández]
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        Viaje a Cuba

      [México: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1974]. A few creases to the covers; close to near fine in photo-illustrated wrappers.. First Edition. Small quarto. Edition of 20,000 copies; despite the large limitation no copies are currently for sale on the public databases, nor have I seen the book before. Issued as part of the Testimonios del Fondo series, and featuring the unique design of Marcos Kurtycz, who was the series editor, and who took most of the photographs in this volume himself. Kurtycz framed his images in rounded squares and rectangles, with no two pages similar. He also eschewed yellow: the entire publication is printed in cyan and magenta. While conceptual artists have tried to make their books look like cheap tourist guides, there are fewer examples of cheap tourist guides rising to this level of design sophistication, if not exactly conceptual art. (The Latin American Photobook, 242-243).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Wood near Biddinghuizen 1"/"Wood near Biddinghuizen 2". (Two series of 5 photos, complete).

      Photomontages consisting of 2 x 5 mounted color photos, each photograph 13 x 13 cms. Both works signed 'Ger Dekkers', titled and dated '1974' in pencil on mount in the lower edge. Uniformly framed, both with mounted title-piece on verso frame with signature and number '27/30' in pen + letterpress-title. - Photomontages consisting of 2 x 5 mounted color photos, each photograph 13 x 13 cms. Both works signed 'Ger Dekkers', titled and dated '1974' in pencil on mount in the lower edge. Uniformly framed, both with mounted title-piece on verso frame with signature and number '27/30' in pen + letterpress-title.

      [Bookseller: Luiscius Books]
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        [Photographie originale] Portrait photographique de David Hockney par Jean-Michel Folon, ca 1974

      1974. Photo. Illus. by Jean-Michel Folon. Très bon. Aucune reliure. 25,2 x 19,2 cm. Tirage argentique d'époque. Cliché probablement pris pendant le vernissage de l'exposition personnelle de David Hockney au musée des Arts décoratifs à Paris en 1974. Très rare tampon de Jean-Michel Folon au verso. Beau portrait. Tirage rare et en bel état..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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      New York: Simon and Schuster,. 1974. cloth-backed boards.. Mild tanning to text paper (a fault common to this book), a fine copy. in fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to edges. Bookplate of. "hard" SF writer Harry Clement Stubbs ("Hal Clement") affixed to. front paste-down. Nice association, (#141329). First edition. Signed by Niven. 1975 Hugo and Nebula nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4- 320.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Jerusalem: The Emanation of the Giant Albion

      London: The Trianon Press 1974, 1st thus. () 25 numbered leaves, 8 pages trail plates, 11 pages commentary, colophon. Fine. Folio. Quarter brown morocco over marbled boards. Gilt title to spine. Housed in morocco-lipped slipcase with matching marbled paper. Only the very subtlest of rubbing to spine of book, else fine. Minor shelfwear to bottom of slipcase. An attractive limited edition facsimile of Blake's Jerusalem printed by the Trianon Press for the William Blake Trust. The fine colour plates were printed in Paris by collotype and hand-stencil process on Arches pure rag paper intended to match the paper used by Blake. Each leaf of this book also carries a watermark of Blake's monogram. A stunning facsimile limited to 558 copies, of which this is #58..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        The Milagro Beanfield War, The Magic Journey, The Nirvana Blues

      SIGNED, FIRST EDITIONS, FIRST PRINTINGS of the Three Volumes of John Nichols' New Mexico Trilogy. New York, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1974, 1978, 1981. Each title was Signed by Nichols on the Title Pages in my presence. A photo of the signing event will be laid in. Each book is in Near Fine or better condition with Near Fine or better Dust Jackets. Jackets are Bright, no tears, not price clipped. There are no previous owner bookplates, or any other marks in the books. This is a beautiful Signed First Edition set of Nichols' NM Trilogy in Hardback. Books are Carefully Packed and Shipped Daily with Delivery Confirmation from Dry, Smoke-Free shop. Complete Satisfaction Guaranteed.

      [Bookseller: McInBooks, IOBA]
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        Time On The Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery. Time On the Cross Evidence and Methods. Two Volumes

      Boston: Little, Brown and Co.,1974. First editions. Octavo, original brown cloth, 2 volumes. Both volumes are inscribed by both authors to the same recipient. Volume one is near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light wear to the spine tips. Volume two is near fine in a fine dust jacket. Fogel and Engerman's groundbreaking books reexamined the economic foundations of American slavery, marking "the start of a new period of slavery scholarship and some searching revisions of a national tradition" (C. Vann Woodward, New York Review of Books).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        America. Introduction by Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

      San Francisco, Straight Arrow Books,, 1974. Quarto. Original black boards, titles to spine in white. With the dust jacket. Illustrated by Ralph Steadman. Spine bumped, dust jacket rubbed to corners, a few small closed tears to edges First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the artist on the copyright page "For Eduardo, Artist, Sculptor and Godfather from Ralph Steadman, 24 . 4 . 75." The dedicatee is Eduardo Paolozzi and this book originates from his library.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE ENDURING HEMINGWAY: An Anthology of a Lifetime in Literature

      New York:: Charles Scribner's Sons,. 1974. First edition. "Miss Mary's Lion" appears in book form for the first time. Uncorrected galley proofs of this large collection. 675 pages, which became 864 pages in the finished book. Two spiral bound volumes 6 x 12 inches tall, with versos blank. The introduction by Charles Scribner Jr. is on 6 separate sheets which are 24 inches long. There is also a letter from Susan Richman, Publicity Director at Scribner's, to Nelson Aldrich of "Harpers" magazine dated January 14, 1974 soliciting a review. Publication date shown on slip taped to front of Volume 1 is June 1974. Paper yellowing a bit and showing its age but still very good to fine. Also included is a first edition of the book itself, about fine in dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        [James Cagney]: The American Film Institute [2nd Annual] Award for Life Achievement in Motion Pictures and Television 1974 [*SIGNED* by Cagney and 33 of his friends and colleagues]

      [Washington DC]: The American Film Institute. Good. [1974]. First Edition. Stapled wraps. NOISBN . [a much-handled copy, with various creases to covers and external rubbing and light soiling -- but consider who all handled it!] (B&W photographs) A spectacular copy of the tribute book for the AFI's second annual award, the first presented to an actor, which has been SIGNED not only by the honoree himself, but also by 33 other guests who were present at the dinner on March 13, 1974, at which the award was bestowed -- a truly incredible assemblage of showbiz luminaries, many of them legends on a par with Cagney himself. The complete list of signatures, nearly half of which appear on the introductory page with the rest scattered throughout the booklet (often next to a photograph of the signer, sometimes with a personal inscription added) is: Peter Bogdanovich, Joan Blondell, Ray Bradbury, Mary Brian, Mae Clarke (she who got the grapefuit in the puss from Cagney in THE PUBLIC ENEMY), Dan Dailey, Doris Day, Kirk Douglas, Charlton Heston, Bob Hope, Martha Hyer, Allen Jenkins, Jack Lemmon, Mervyn LeRoy, Frank McHugh, Shirley MacLaine, Aileen Manning, Rouben Mamoulian, Virginia Mayo, Ronald Reagan, Nancy Davis Reagan, Rex Reed, Debbie Reynolds, Nelson Riddle, Rosalind Russell, George C. Scott, Frank Sinatra, Alexis Smith, John Wayne, Mae West, William Wellman, Billy Wilder and Loretta Young. Includes two short articles, "The Unforgettable Young Man" by Joan Blondell, and "James Cagney: A Few Thoughts on the Next 2 Billion Years" by Ray Bradbury (both authors' signatures appear on the same page as their contributions); plus numerous comments from Cagney's professional colleagues and friends. The program's original owner, to whom the inscriptions are addressed, was Gene Ringgold, best-known within the movie industry as a veteran script doctor, a fact referenced in several of the inscriptions. At the time of the award, Cagney had been retired from the screen for 13 years, but was subsequently lured back for two appearances, notably in Milos Forman's RAGTIME (1981) and much less notably in the dreadful 1984 TV-movie TERRIBLE JOE MORAN. But unlike in, say, classical music, in the movies you can exit on a sour note and still leave a magnificent symphony of a career behind. Signed by Collection of Signatures .

      [Bookseller: ReadInk]
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        The Dispossessed

      New York: Harper & Row,, 1974. An Ambiguous Utopia. Octavo. Original green cloth-backed boards, light green paper to covers, titles to spine in black and silver, and gilt to upper board, green endpapers. With the dust jacket. Spine faintly faded, but otherwise an exceptionally fine copy in the lightly marked jacket with some rubbing to head of spine panel. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Tom Disch, Solidarity Forever! Ursula, IX '79". For 46 years, before shooting himself on Independence Day 2008, Tom Disch wrote a "literary" kind of science fiction that set him alongside the greats of the genre, described by the critic John Clute as "perhaps the most respected, least trusted, most envied and least read of all modern first-rank S-F writers." Though there must have been mutual regard between Disch and Le Guin, it is also true that Disch's sardonic cynicism (as is more than amply laid out in his work of sci-fi criticism, "The Dreams our Stuff is Made Of") could not allow him to feel anything but contempt for Le Guin's more "affirmative" attitudes when it came to her feminist politicisation of the art form in which they both worked. In Disch's words, "Ideology breeds nonsense and ... Le Guin's work has undergone a gradual PC ossification". In this respect, Le Guin's open and outreaching inscription strikes a jarring note, and makes this copy an excellent document of disconnect between two giants of the genre.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Three Riders

      Proof Arts,, 1974. Sheet size: 59.5 x 77.2 cm. Original lithograph in 3 colours drawn on grained zinc and aluminium on T H Saunders mould made paper. Very light discolouration to paper. Edition of 100. Signed in pencil lower right by Frink and numbered lower left.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      (MATTA-CLARK, GORDON). Matta-Clark, Gordon. SPLITTING BY GORDON MATTA-CLARK. New York: 98 Greene Street Loft Press, 1974. First Edition. Oblong 4to. Stapled Printed Wrappers. Artist's Book. Fine. np (32pp), profusely illustrated in b&w. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. This is the influential self-published artist's book documenting Gordon Matta-Clark's now legendary 1974 chainsaw-assisted drawing and quartering of an abandoned house located at 322 Humphrey Street. A bright white, most handsome example of this uncommon document. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 021368&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        George H.W. Bush, As Head of the U.S. China Mission, Thinks Secretary of State Kissinger's Visit to China Was Successful

      George H.W. Bush, As Head of the U.S. China Mission, Thinks Secretary of State Kissinger's Visit to China Was Successful.& George H.W. Bush went to China in October 1974 as the first head of the United States Liaison Office in Beijing since the Communist takeover in 1949, and he promoted U.S./China relations. Just a month after Bush, on November 25 Secretary of State Henry Kissinger arrived in China for talks with Chou En-lai, Deng Xiaoping and Foreign Minister Qiao Guanhua on normalization of U.S.-China relations. He left for home on November 29. His visit overlapped with one of Pennsylvania Governor Milton Shapp, in China to promote trade with his state.& & Typed Letter Signed, Peking Liaison letterhead, December 3, 1974, to Shapp, expressing his satisfaction with how well Kissinger's visit had gone. "...First, I want to thank you for including Barbara and me at that lovely banquet...It was the most sumptuous feast I've ever seen....I hope our paths cross soon again in the future. Bar flew off with Secretary Kissinger to spend Christmas with the kids and she'll be back early in January. If you are in Washington, give her a ring. I will be here since I didn't feel I should leave this soon after just arriving. It wouldn't be fair to the others at USLO...I think the Kissinger visit went very well. The Chinese seemed pleased and the tone of the meetings was excellent..." He adds in holograph, referring to a small gift from Shapp, "My Milton S. pen is in my pocket!" Obtained directly from the Shapp family. Included is a retained copy of Shapp's letter to response to Bush's, along with an article on Christianity in China he sent along with it.& & Kissinger's meetings helped pave the way for President Ford's visit the following year, as relations between the two nations continued to warm.

      [Bookseller: The Raab Collection]
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        Fifty-Two [52] Pickup (Uncorrected Proof, signed)

      New York: Delacorte Press, 1974. First Edition. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. Near Fine in tall plain mustard wrappers. SIGNED by Leonard at the bottom of the first leaf. Some brief staining to the top front wrapper, else a bright copy. Basis for the overlooked 1986 film directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Roy Scheider and Ann-Margret. The only proof of this title we have ever seen.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Fifty-Two Pick Up

      New York: Delacorte Press,, 1974. Octavo. Original quarter black cloth, brown paper sides, titles to spine gilt, red endpapers. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled, edges of boards a little faded. A very good copy in the jacket with a crease at the head of the spine panel. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "For Sam Sarowitz with very best wishes – Elmore Leonard".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        FIFTY-TWO PICK UP - Fifty Two PICKUP (signed 1st) 52

      Delacorte Press, New York 1974 - Delacorte Press. 1974. NY. 254 pages. 8vo. SIGNED BY ELMORE LEONARD. 1st US edition, 1st printing. Stated. SIGNED by ELMORE LEONARD on title page. Without inscription, just Elmore Leonard's signature. Both book and DJ are nearly fine. This title is notorious for being difficult to find in higher grade conditions and rarer than you might expect. The infamous black DJ is nearly impossible to find without flaws as everything shows on a black DJ. This DJ is nearly fine. first issue DJ with $6.95 price intact on flap. Traces of a most minor shelf rub on book and one DJ corner. barely noticeable. Book is nearly fine. Slight toning to panel edges and one corner is gently bumped. Top page edges have a faint smudge. Book appears unread, especially looking at the page edges as they are neat and tight. Flaws are over-stated. A spectacular copy of Elmore Leonard's most sought after non-Western title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Medium Rare Books LLC]
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        Girl Seated at Desk III

      Henry Moore., 1974.. Original 4 colour lithograph on J. Whatman paper. Fine condition. Framed. Size: 34.9 x 43.2 cm. (13½ x 17 inches) No VII of X proofs and an edition of 50. Signed and dated in pencil lower right. Printed by Curwen Prints Ltd. Moore found that printmaking facilitated a departure from his sculptural interests, allowing more freedom to experiment with colour, light and subtleties of tone. His exploration in printmaking techniques can be traced from woodblock prints of 1931.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        *Signed* Immortal Storm: A History of Science Fiction Fandom (Classics of Science Fiction)

      Hyperion Books c.1974 Reprint Edition, 1974-06. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. VG. light blue boards, no dust jacket, 269 pages, Very Good. light wear, Bagged for protection, *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* in person by Frederik Pohl on fly page and Ray Bradbury on the page before page 93 across from his picture..<p> Once Read Books, cover scan available - just ask, OnceReadBooks com<p> Orders shipped via USPS.

      [Bookseller: Once Read Books]
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      London: Hutchinson & Co, 1974. Silver lettered blue cloth in pictorial dust jacket. Joint winner of the 1974 Booker prize and one of the hardest Bookers to find, especially in fine condition. Creases to top edge of the jacket. Some minor edgewear o/w a fine copy of a uncommon book.. 1st Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8 Vo.

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions]
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        All The President&#39;s Men

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1974. First edition of this groundbreaking work in American journalism. Octavo, original blue cloth. Signed by Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward and Ben Bradlee, who served as editor at the Washington Post during Watergate. An excellent near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket which shows the lightest of shelfwear. All The President&#39;s Men is the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation into the Watergate scandal. The New York Times called it "A fast-moving mystery, a whodunit written with ease..." The Denver Post enjoyed it as "Fascinating, stimulating....One of the greatest detective stories ever told.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy [with] The Honourable Schoolboy [with] Smiley&#39;s People. THE &#39;KARLA&#39; TRILOGY IN UNCLIPPED dustwrapper

      Hodder and Stoughton, [1974-80]. 3 vols., 8vo., First Edition, with coloured endpaper maps in the second volume, tiny hieroglyphic on front free endpaper of first volume; original cloth (black/blue/blue), gilt backs, first volume with red top, covers very slightly age-marked as often else a very good, bright, clean set in unclipped dustwrapper, wrapper of second volume very lightly chafed (without material loss) at heads and tail of backstrip. First issue (with coloured endpaper maps) of &#39;The Honourable Schoolboy&#39;. Nice set of the most important and influential spy fiction trilogy of the Cold War. COMPLETE SETS ARE VERY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. . Catalogs: john le carre.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        Gravity&#39;s Rainbow

      New York: The Viking Press. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fine. FIRST EDITION of Pynchon&#39;s masterpiece, one of the most celebrated works of modern literature; winner of the National Book Award for 1974. "Pynchon&#39;s Gravity&#39;s Rainbow (1973) is a tour de force in 20th-century literature. In exploring the dilemmas of human beings in the modern world, the story, which is set in an area of post-World War II Germany called "the Zone," centres on the wanderings of an American soldier who is one of many odd characters looking for a secret V-2 rocket that will supposedly break through the Earth&#39;s gravitational barrier when launched. The narrative is filled with descriptions of obsessive and paranoid fantasies, ridiculous and grotesque imagery, and esoteric mathematical and scientific language. For his efforts Pynchon received the National Book Award, and many critics deemed Gravity&#39;s Rainbow a visionary, apocalyptic masterpiece" (Britannica). New York: Viking Press, (1973). Octavo, original orange cloth, original dust jacket. Book near-fine with creasing to small section of text block; dust jacket price-clipped and with small ink number ("1049") written on front flap; otherwise dust jacket remarkably bright and fine with no edgewear. A beautiful copy.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Time on the Cross

      Boston, Toronto: Little, Brown and Company,, 1974. The economics of American Negro Slavery. 2 volumes, octavo (209 x 138 mm). Original cloth, spines lettered gilt, with dust jackets. Dust jackets with a couple of short tears. A very good copy. First edition, presentation copy, inscribed "To Simon Kuznets: These volumes are given with continuing admiration from a steadfast disciple. Affectionately, Bob Fogel. Cambridge, April 20, 1974" on the front free endpaper. A sweeping re-examination of the economic foundations of American Negro Slavery, drawing on considerable new research, Time on the Cross is an excellent example of cliometrics or "the new economic history". Fogel, together with Douglas North, won the 1993 Nobel Prize for economics "for having renewed research in economic history by applying economic theory and quantitative methods in order to explain economic and institutional change". Simon Kuznets was Fogel&#39;s dissertation superviser at Johns Hopkins university.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      (BENGLIS, LYNDA) (ARTFORUM). Coplans, John, Editor. ARTFORUM: NOVEMBER 1974 - WITH LYNDA BENGLIS&#39; ICONIC DOUBLE-PAGE ADVERTISEMENT. New York: Artforum, 1974. First Edition. Square 4to. Stapled Illustrated Wrappers. Art Periodical. Near Fine. 94pp, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Cover Image by Ralph Eugene Meatyard. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. This 1974 issue (Volume III, Number 3) of the noted periodical "Artforum" features the notorious double-page advertisement designed and paid for by Lynda Benglis featuring a vivid color photograph of the artist naked but for a pair of white sunglasses staring at the viewer while thrusting an amply endowed latex phallus from her vaginal area. It has become one of the most iconic images of the Feminist art movement, and one that caused tremendous controversy at the time within the magazine&#39;s editorial ranks. Additionally featured are articles on "Skyscraper Style: Art Deco New York", John Storrs, William Rubin, Lynda Benglis by Robert Pincus-Witten, Jonathan Borofsky by Lucy R. Lippard, Max Kozloff on Ralph Eugene Meatyard and Photography, as well as a slew of informative period reviews and ads. A most handsome copy of what is one of the scarcest and most sought after "Artforum" issues showing some light wear and handling to the wrappers. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. ISSN 0004-3532 Inventory Number: 022153&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Watership Down (First Edition, Inscribed in the year of publication)

      New York: Macmillan, 1974. First American Edition. INSCRIBED by the author in the year of publication on the title page: "To Janet and John / With kind regards / Richard Adams / June 1974." Book spine solidly bumped, else Near Fine in a Near Fine, price-clipped dust jacket that is especially fresh. The earliest inscription we have ever seen on this title, a modern classic and something of a naturalistic cousin to "Animal Farm.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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      Here for your delectation is the SPECTACULAR & RARE------------------DICK GREGORY'S NATURAL DIET FOR FOLKS WHO EAT: COOKIN' WITH MOTHER NATURE, Edited by James R. McGraw with Alvenia M. Fulton.THIS IS A SIGNED AND INSCRIBED EDITION!!!"An introduction to natural foods written with an eye to good health and an ear for the witty line. Even for those not ready to replace sirloin with soy bean, Gregory's discourse on the typical mistreatment of the digestive tract should be informative---it certainly is amusing. There are sections on Gregory's various fasts, suggested diets for putting on and taking off weight, and even a discussion of natural food substitutes for your favorite alcoholic concoction. Good fun and a good guide for those who feel they are what they eat."NOT TO BE MISSED!!ALSO A FABULOUS COLLECTIBLE!!HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!! This is the softcover SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON THE INSIDE COVER (protected by mylar) stated PERENNIAL FIRST Edition from 1974. Other than a back cardholder flyleaf (ex library), the mylar-covered book is in very good condition. The pages and binding are tight (see photo). **Note: All books listed as FIRST EDITIONS are stated by the publisher in words or number lines--or--only stated editions that include only the publisher and publication date. Check my feedback to see that I sell exactly as I describe. So bid now for this magnificent, impossible-to-find HEALTH / SIGNED COLLECTIBLE.

      [Bookseller: BARRYS BARGAIN BIN]
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        Watership Down

      London: Rex Collings, 1974.. 8vo. (8.75 x 5.5 inches). pp.413. Colour fold-out map to rear. Green boards gilt, top edge green. Pictorial d/w, not price-clipped (£3.95), trifle edge-wear, faded to backstrip. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. A Fine copy in a Near Fine d/w. Signed by the author to title page: 'For Robin and Paddy Borwick / with all good wishes from / Richard Adams / November 1974'. Reprint of the second edition. Reprint. Signed by author

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books PBFA]
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        A Leaf from the First Edition of the First Complete Bible in English, the Coverdale Bible 1535, with an Historical Introduction by Allen P. Wikgren and a Census of Copies Recorded in the British Isles and North America [Leaf Book]

      San Francisco: the Book Club of California 1974, edition limited to 425 copies. () [vi], 45pp. Near fine. Folio. Quarter black cloth over red cloth boards with woodcut designs from the Coverdale Bible stamped to front board. Gilt title to spine. Front and back gutters lightly discoloured, else a fine copy. Original leaf tipped on to page 33. Leaf in near fine antiquarian condition with some age-toning and spotting. Prospectus for the book and two catalogues from John Howell Books advertising a Coverdale Bible laid in. An attractively-produced leaf book containing a leaf from Myles Coverdale&#39;s Bible printed in 1535. The leaf is from the Psalter (signature CC iiii) and contains the "Psalme of David" XXV - XXIX, with large portions of XXIV and XXX. A desirable leaf from the first complete English Bible to appear in print. The leaf book also contains reproductions of woodcuts from the Bible, an essay on the book and its publication, and a census of extant copies. (Disbound and Dispersed 161).

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        A Wonderful Time: An Intimate Portrait of the Good Life

      New York: Harper & Row, 1974. First edition of the photographer&#39;s most well-known work which covered the global social circuit in a style that remains without peer to this day. Folio, original blue cloth. Signed by Slim Aarons on the title page. An excellent copy in a very good dust jacket. Since its publication in 1974, A Wonderful Time has been serving as a source of inspiration for art designers and advertising gurus. His pictures appeared on the pages of Harper&#39;s Bazaar, Life, Vanity Fair and Holiday. "Attractive people doing attractive things in attractive places" was Aarons&#39;s mantra.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Izumo Washi Kagami (A Collection of Izumo Hand-made Paper)

      Tokyo: Mokujisha, 1974. Folio. (111)pp. One of 120 copies, signed by the author. A collection of 100 samples of papers made in the city of Izumo in Shimane prefecture, Japan. The papers come in a variety of colors and textures: some are translucent with fragments of colored paper embedded in the fibers, or have a soft, crinkled surface. Others, including the paper used for the endpapers, layer different colors of fibers to evoke clouds or mountains, or to make circular patterns. The author, Eshiro Abe, was a reknowned Japanese papermaker who was named a "Living National Treasure" in 1968. He was born and lived his entire life in the Shimane prefecture, where these paper samples are from. A few light spots of foxing to fore-edge, else fine in light red stab-sewn wrappers with a printed paper label to the front cover. In a brown cloth chemise with the title printed in gold, which closed with bone clasps, and with the original box and shipping carton.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        ANSEL ADAMS Images 1923-1974

      New York: New York Graphic Society. 1974. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0821206001 . Good in a Good dust jacket. Thumb sized are of removal damage to front end page and front paste down, hinge has problems. Corners are bumped. Foxing. I am not being generous. ; Signed by Ansel Adams on the half-title page. ; Oblong Folio 13" - 23" tall; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        The Killer Angels

      New York: David McKay Co, 1974. First edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First edition. A close to fine book in a near fine dust jacket. One bottom corner bumped. Light wear at the tips of the jacket. An outstanding copy. A fictionalized account of three days at the Battle of Gettysburg. One of the finest novels of the Civil War.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        The Killer Angels. A Novel

      New York: David McKay Company, Inc., (1974). First edition. Front cover with a half diagonal blackish streak, and a few minor faint scratches in the paper, bookplate removed from front free endpaper, else fine/pictorial dust jacket (fine in Brodart jacket). Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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        The Killer Angels

      New York: David McKay Company, 1974 First edition, first printing of the author&#39;s Pulitzer Prize winning novel about the four days of Gettysbury. About fine in a jacket with some very slight wear to the upper spine, creasing to the rear panel, and tears at the rear folds, else a near fine copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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      Random House, 1974. First printing. Maroon cloth, copper gilt titles, teal blue topstain. DJ dated 9/74. Inscribed "To Paul Lustig" on half title page. Book near fine, DJ very good plus with two tiny closed tears at head & heel of spine. 909 pp.. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Book.

      [Bookseller: citynightsbooks]
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        CHRIS BURDEN: 71-73

      (BURDEN, CHRIS). Burden, Chris. CHRIS BURDEN: 71-73. Los Angeles: Chris Burden, 1974. First Edition. 4to. Printed Wrappers. Catalogue Raisonné. Very Good -. 96pp, profusely illustrated in b&w. Designed by Chris Burden. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. This is the first of two early catalogues raisonné cum artist books privately published by Chris Burden detailing his own conceptually based performance work. It presents copious photographic documentation accompanied by the artist&#39;s own notes for each of twenty-three projects executed between 1971 and 1973. An internally most handsome copy of this uncommon item showing some overall wear, scuffing, and handling to its covers. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 021764&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values

      New York: William Morrow and Company, 1974. First edition of the author&#39;s ground-breaking work. Octavo. Black boards with titles to the spine in silver. Signed by the author on the front endpage. Text block sagging as usual, else near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Uncommon signed. An "enormously influential&#133; journey of self-discovery permeated by philosophical discussion, and startlingly original and disturbing imagery, based on an autobiographical account of a journey across the USA on a motorbike undertaken with his son in 1968; the shifts between narrative, analogy, and philosophical meditation have prompted several critics to see this work as a latter-day Moby-Dick" (Stringer, 532).

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      Doubleday 1974 - First Edition, First Printing with "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. A beautiful copy SIGNED by Stephen King with ALL the First Issue points such as the P6 code printed in gutter of p.199. This ORIGINAL First Issue dustjacket is vibrant in color, with NO fading, chips or pieces missing. The book is in wonderful shape with light wear to the boards. Overall, a spectacular copy SIGNED by the author of this TRUE FIRST EDITION, in collector's condition. We buy Stephen King First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        A Day Off

      London: Thames and Hudson, , 1974. An English Journal. With an introduction by Ainslie Ellis. Quarto. Original tan cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the photographic dust jacket. 120 photographic illustrations. Minor rubbing to spine tips, an exceptionally nice copy in the dust jacket. First edition, first impression, hardback issue. Ray-Jones died in 1972 leaving this superb collection as his testament. The premise follows in the tradition of Brassai and Bill Brandt linking his disparate subjects in time to produce a pictorial essay of considerable power. A masterpiece and scarce in the cloth issue.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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