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        Worlds In A Small Room

      New York: Grossman, 1974.. First edition of the photographer's second monograph and many consider to be among his best. Quarto, original beige cloth. Inscribed by the photographer to the journalist and close friend Arthur Goldsmith, "For Arthur Goldsmith with warmest greetings and good memories of our long friendship I.P." Also inscribed by Penn on the same page, "dear Arthur, this book was conceived during some of our conversations together about the material you were planning to use- remember?". Near fine in a fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Godwulf Manuscript

      Houghton Mifflin 1974 - Inscribed to Parker's friend and fellow teacher at Northeastern U., writer Peter Lars Sandberg. A personal note from Mr. Sandberg is included as well. Dust jacket has a small tear at top of back. Some slight foxing on the dj as well. Original price unclipped. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sheafe Street Books]
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        My Life and My Films (Signed First Edition)

      New York: Atheneum, 1974. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Jean Renoir on the title page: "To Dan and Estelle Rocklin. / Best wishes, / Jean Renoir." Garson Kanin writes of the book: "Jean Renoir's book is a Jean Renoir film. I can think of no higher praise." Renoir went from sitting for his father's paintings as a boy to becoming the famed director of some of the twentieth century's most revered films, including "The Grand Illusion," "The Rules of the Game," and "The River." In short , episodic vignettes, Renoir fondly recounts many of his experiences, including the inspirational role Baroque music played in the conception of "The Rules of the Game," the on-set shooting conditions of "Swamp Water," attending anti-Hitler meetings in his youth, and memories of many filmmakers and actors. Jacket has some creasing to one corner of the rear flap, else Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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      New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1974. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good +/Very Good. B&W Photos. Inscribed By Author. Inscribed By Author inscribed on ffep, "To Del and Nash with warm regards Betty Grissom Nov. 21, 1974" - book is clean tight & bright - dj is lightly rubbed, there are two small price sticker scars, about 3/16" and 1/4" in diameter located mid-height 1/2" from spine on front panel, the dust jacket is price clipped, and has light edge wear @ the spine & flap folds, slight foxing of dj - dj in mylar cover - all in all a very attractive specimen of a hard to find volume - Buy with confidence from "Your neighborhood book store on the World Wide Web". (tm)"Your neighborhood book store on the World Wide Web" (tm)

      [Bookseller: The Published Page Bookshop]
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      New York: Thomas Y. Crowell. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1974. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 0690004737 . B&W Photographs; SIGNED EDITION. The book and its contents are in Very Good condition with a Very Good dust jacket. There is a light crease / bump to the top inside front corner of the book with a smaller, matching crease / bump to the top rear corner. The edges of the text block have some light toning. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several tears, rubbed spots and chips missing to the spine ends and corners. This copy has been signed by the author Betty Grissom, and her two sons (Scott & Mark) on the front endpaper. Betty Grissom is the widow of Gus Grissom, who was scheduled to be the first man on the moon, and instead became a victim of a flash fire in the Apollo Command module. It is exceedingly rare to find the signature of all three members of the Grissom family. "In this compelling personal account, Betty Grissom and Henry Still chart the progress of the space program from a unique vantage point and take it from its first faltering steps to the successful Apollo moonshots, as seen through the eyes of those most intimately involved with it. Running parallel to this is Betty's progression from a small-town Indiana girl who married her high-school sweetheart to the plaintiff in a ten million damage suit against North American Rockwell , builders of the Apollo Spacecraft."; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: S. Howlett-West Books]
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      NY: Castelli Graphics, 1974. First ed. Baltz, Lewis. Oblong 4to., 51 b&w photographs. Aside from the neat signature of Alan Winer, photographer and former administrator of the Visual Studies Workshop atop the blank free endpaper, and slight toning along the upper portion of the dw, a fine, near new copy in the illustrated dw. One of the primary books of the New Topographics. This first edition was limited to 960 unnumbered copies.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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      Paris: Editions du Chene, 1974.. Oblong quarto. Cloth. Illustrations and photographs throughout. About fine in dust jacket, in somewhat rubbed cardboard shipping sleeve. First edition, deluxe issue. One of five hundred numbered copies with an original serigraph by Vostell laid in, signed and numbered by him in pencil. A substantial overview of Vostell's activities during the period, published coincident with the exhibition (17 December 1974 - 27 January 1975). With a prefatory essay by Suzanne Pagé.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        TALES OF POWER. Signed

      New York: Simon and Schuster,, 1974 Carlos Castaneda. TALES OF POWER. Signed. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974. 8vo., 287pp. Gilt titled blue cloth. First Edition. A very good example in like dustwrapper showing minor use. Neatly signed in blue pen at the bottom of the title page. Pages lightly toned throughout. Rarely found signed.. Signed by Author. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Feather Box. An original construction by Bishop, 17 ¾? wide x 9 15/16? high

      Benton 49. ?A comb is a harp strummed by the glance / of a little girl / born dumb.? ? ?Objects and Apparitions.? Bishop?s translation of Octavio Paz?s homage to Joseph Cornell, ?Objetos y Apariciones? appeared in The New Yorker on June 24, 1974, and was one of the last poems to be included in Geography III. Like Paz, Bishop was a great admirer of Joseph Cornell, whose name is now virtually synonymous with this art form. ?Cornell is superb. I first saw the Medici Slot Machine when I was in college. Oh, I loved it. To think one could have bought some of those things then. . . . When I looked at his show in New York two years ago I nearly fainted, because one of my favorite books is a book he liked and used. It?s a little book by an English scientist who wrote for children about soap bubbles [Soap Bubbles; their colours and the forces which mould them, by Sir C. V. Boys, 1889].? ? Conversations with Elizabeth Bishop. Edited by George Monteiro. (Jackson, MS.: University of Mississippi Press, 1996), pp. 120-121

      [Bookseller: James S. Jaffe Rare Books LLC]
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        THE SECRET WORLD OF OG. Signed

      Toronto: McClelland And Stewart, 1974 From TBCL's Children's Bookcase. First Edition. The first reissue of this classic children's story, a spirited adventure inspired by Pierre Berton's own children, Inscribed by him to author Hugh MacLennan on the front endpaper. "To Hugh, with great affection, Pierre Berton, Nov. 74." Small 4to. 160 pp. A near fine copy in pictorial wrappers, showing some light use. Charming colour and black and white illustrations by Patsy Berton. Adapted into the 26 part animated children’s series on CBC television. Wonderful association copy.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The Book of Kells Reproductions from the manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket. 1974. First US Edition. Hardcover. 039449475X . Stated First American Edition, copyright page. A beautifully composed, oversize work which presents striking color photos of the pages of the famed manuscript; along with a study of the manuscript by Françoise Henry which is sprinkled w/monochrome photos and drawings. Includes all 93 pages and 6 half pages of the manuscript. Pages size matched to the size of the largest page in the manuscript. Also included are 30 color plates with 'greatly enlarged details from the illustrations.' Photos by John Kennedy of the Green Studio, Dublin (Trinity College). --- In full olive cloth-covered boards and housed in a slipcase covered with the same cloth. Back of slipcase with a pasted-on representative photo from the manuscript. Titling and decorations on both in gilt. With publisher's brown stain, all 3 edges and w/matching brown endpapers. Lacks the clear dust jacket. --- The volume has fingerprints on front free endpaper, else in excellent shape: clean, bright, unmarked and firm. Cloth on slipcase has torn away along part of bottom edge but is otherwise intact and very attractive. (NOTE: Due to the weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.) ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 230 pages .

      [Bookseller: Bluebird Books]
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        The Book of Kells : reproductions from the manuscript in Trinity College Dublin / with a study of the manuscript by Francoise Henry

      New York : Knopf, 1974. 1st American Edition. Physical description: 230p. : illus, plates, facsims. (colour) ; 35cm. Subjects: Books of Kells -- Illumination of books and manuscripts -- Ireland -- Decoration and ornament, Celtic. Notes: with 126 colour plates and 75 monochrome illustrations. Near fine copy in the original title-blocked cloth. Gilt motif to front panel. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. In a matching cloth-covered slipcase, which features a mounted facsim. illustration. Some very slight wear evident to corners of slipcase, with some small surface marks on the front. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. A beautiful presentation of a seminal and world-famous illuminated manuscript.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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      New York: Albondocani Press, 1974.. Small octavo. Pictorial wrapper over stiff wrappers, paper label. Photographs by the author. Near fine. First edition in book form. One of twenty-six lettered copies, reserved for the author and publisher, in addition to three hundred numbered copies, all signed by the author. This copy also bears the author's presentation inscription, "...with New Year's Day wishes and love, from Eudora...." Laid in is a two page a.l.s., recto and verso of an octavo sheet, in ink, from Welty to the recipient, forwarding the book and commenting on it, and thanking the recipient at great lengths for his help in the preliminary work that would result in the selection of texts that would eventually appear as THE EYE OF THE STORY (1978). POLK A20:1b.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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      London: Clover Hill Editions // Rampant Lions Press. Limited Edition, number 91 or 100 portfolios. Disbound. Fine binding. William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones. Folio. A suite of wood engravings meant to illustrate an ambitious Kelmscott Press titles; unfortunately due to the deaths of Morris and Burne-Jones before the turn of the century this production was never realized beyond a few specimen page until 1974 when Will and Sebastian Carter of the Rampant Lions Press in Cambridge created an edition printed in Morris';s Troy type cast from the original matrices. Engravings are in Fine condition and are accompanied by a "Note on the Engravings..." all housed in publisher';s box with brown morocco spine label titled in gold Troy type; clamshell is in near Very Good condition with wear to the extremities; digital images can be made available upon request. Fine binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        Anamorphosis of Eve: A Poem Created in Serigraphy

      Chicago, 1974. Designed and produced by Joseph D'Ambrosio. A lovely production, boards bound in the Japanese style, stiff plastic covers with applied felt, grey and purple. First edition of this work, limited edition of 200 copies of which this is 77. Set in twelve point Americana type and hand printed on Japan mulberry, German Basingwerk, and Strathmore cotten papers. Signed by author and artist above their names. Lovely choice of papers with every page silk screened, wonderful illustrations and designs and colors throughout. Very unique work , rare indeed. Low limitation. Private press. F. B. Corner has published one other work previously, "Under the Rock". D'Ambrosio has previously published, "You Dress Funny", "Krome", "A Naked One" and "Zarathustra". (Please request photos if not up yet). Signed by Author(s). Limited Edition. Stiff boards. Fine. Book.

      [Bookseller: Karol Krysik Books]
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        The Wandering Tattler

      The Perishable Press, Driftless, WI, 1974. Tall narrow folio, half bound in blue leather with gold stamping, and cased in a black cloth covered slipcase. Number 31, in a total edition of 130. Signed by the poet, and accompanied by drawings by Ellen Lanyon. Beautifully printed by hand on handmade Shadwell paper. In my estimation, this is one of the innovative, inspiring and influential press's loveliest productions. As Veatchs Arts of the Book (much more careful and watchful readers than me) have pointed out, early editions of this title (of which this is one) end the humorous colophon with "besides being a good gynecologist he is a word freak." Copies printed later in the edition changed that wording to "being a good gynecologist, he has a good eye for details.". Signed by the Author. Cloth with a Cloth Slipcase. Fine Condition.

      [Bookseller: Exquisite Corpse, Booksellers]
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      1974. 1. BIANCO,MARGERY. THE VELVETEEN RABBIT,or How Toys Become Real by Margery [Bianco] Williams. Mount Vernon: Press of A. Colish 1974. 8vo (6 1/4 x 7 3/4"), brown velvet covers, Fine with original plain paper wrapper. 1st edition with these illustrations. LIMITED TO 1500 COPIES printed on arches paper and illustrated by Marie Angel with 6 magnificent mounted color illustrations commissioned especially for this edition. Very scarce.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        The Story of Cupid and Psyche

      London and Cambridge: Rampant Lions Press, 1974. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Edward Burne-Jones. Edward Burne-Jones. Hard Cover. Folio. Two volumes plus seperate suite of plates. 1 of 130 Roman-numbered sets. Mostly engraved on wood by Morris. Introduction by J.R. Duffy. Full dark blue morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe with leather spine labels and top edges in gilt. Printed on untrimmed J. Barcham Green thick wove paper, Volume I with text by Duffy and 26 plates of collotype reproductions of drawings and preliminary prints by Morris and Burne-Jones, Volume II with illustrated text printed in Kelmscott Troy types cast from the original matrices with separate suite of collotype prints and a set of proofs of the 44 wood engravings. Housed in two matching morocco-backed board slipcases lined with black and white Morris-patterned paper. Near fine set marred only by a few splash spot stains at bulked fore-edge of Volume I, two copies of original prospectus laid in. The entire edition included 130 Roman-numbered copies, as in this lot; 270 copies in cloth and boards; and 100 portfolios of proofs of the wood-engravings. This edition was the first publication of the drawings by Burne-Jones and the wood-engravings by Morris, a project on which they collaborated in the late 1860's but never carried through. The original wood blocks remained in the Morris family until bequeathed to the Society of Antiquaries in London in 1938, where they were forgotten until the late 1960's. PRERAPH/041409.

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        The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer

      London: The Basilisk Press, 1974. Two volumes complete. Bound in full cloth, printed by Liberty, with original paper label to spines. Very minor rubbing to extremities, internally some very light foxing to edges of text block, but generally quite bright and clean. Long previous owners gift inscription to the front free endpaper before the half-title. The first volume is the facsimile of the Kelmscott Chaucer, printed in red and black throughout, the second is a 146pp companion volume by Duncan Robinson which gives an account of the production of the Kelmscott Chaucer, both housed in the original slipcase (which is rubbed and slightly faded). A handsome reproduction of the probably the greatest private press book. First Thus. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket (as Issued). Elephant Folio.

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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        The Works of... [with] A Companion Volume to the Kelmscott Chaucer

      (London: Basilisk Press, 1974-5). . Limited edition, no. 489 of 515, of which 500 were for sale. Two volumes. Folio. ii, (2), 554, (2); 146 pp. Publisher’s cloth using the Larkspur pattern designed by William Morris, vividly printed in red by Liberty, fore edge of volume I untrimmed, both volumes housed within original grey board slipcase. Illustrations, initials and decorative borders thought volume I, volume II with 34 illustrations plus 85 tipped in facsimiles of Edward Burne-Jones’ drawings for the original publication. A few trivial scuffs to the slipcase, else fine. A fine facsimile of the Kelmscott Chaucer, the second volume providing an insightful description of the work and its illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Knoedler Gallery: Changes

      New York, Knoedler Gallery,, 1974. Offset lithograph on white wove paper. Sheet size: 62 x 88 cm. Excellent condition. Signed and dated in pen lower right by Dali. Poster to promote a Dali exhibition at Knoedler Gallery, New York, 6 March - 6 June, 1974. The development of catastrophe theory, proposed by the brilliant French mathematician René Thom in 1968 became a source of endless fascination for Dalí, who described it as 'the most beautiful aesthetic theory in the world' during his 1979 speech, 'Gala, Velázquez and the Golden Fleece', presented upon his induction into the prestigious Académie des Beaux-Arts at the Institut de France. Dalí's last series of paintings was inspired by the aesthetics of Thom's geometric figures that explain catastrophe theory, a study and classification of phenomena characterised by sudden shifts in behaviour caused by small changes in circumstances.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        High Windows

      London Faber and Faber,, 1974. Octavo. Original blue-grey cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Very slight fading at the tips, with a few small and trivial marks to leaves. A lovely copy in excellent condition, in the lightly rubbed and faintly toned jacket. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed with characteristically guarded warmth by Larkin on the first blank, "For Peter / In memory of a splendid lunch & semi-splendid recording - Philip". Peter Orr was the editor in charge of the recording project that produced "Philip Larkin; High Windows: poems read by the author", (1975; Argo record label). The tempered enthusiasm of Larkin's "semi-splendid" must be ascribed to the fact that the poet famously disliked the sound of his own voice, rather than any bad blood between them; indeed Larkin had worked with Orr before, in an interview published by Argo in 1967, as number 8 in the British Council's series "The Poet Speaks", for which Orr also interviewed many of Britain's leading contemporary poets.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Game-Players of Titan

      London: White Lion Publishers. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. FIRST BRITISH (AND FIRST HARDCOVER) EDITION. Although not necessarily a Dick classic, "The Game-Players of Titan is representative of Dick's narrative strategies, perhaps in more blatant fashion than 'deeper' and more celebrated works such as The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch or Dr. Bloodmoney." (Umberto Rossi, The Twisted World of Philip K. Dick). London: White Lion Publishers, Ltd., 1974. Octavo, original blue boards with gilt lettering on spine. Book fine, some rubbing and light soiling to dust jacket; dust jacket price-clipped, but with price sticker. One of the rarer Dick titles.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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      [New York]: Gotham Book Mart,. [1974]. cloth with pictorial paper onlay affixed to front cover.. A fine copy without dust jacket in paper slipcase as issued. (#119248). First Gorey edition. Limited to 1000 copies of which this is "O" of 26 lettered copies signed by Gorey.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        When We Were Very Young

      London: Methuen Children's Books,, 1974. With Decorations by E. H. Shepard. Octavo. Original turquoise morocco, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front cover gilt, light blue printed pictorial endpapers, all edges gilt. Illustrations by E. H. Shepard throughout. Edges very lightly rubbed. An excellent copy. 50th anniversary limited edition. 300 numbered copies signed by Christopher Robin Milne on the limitation leaf.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Chaucer Geoffrey, (Kelmscott Press) the Works

      The Basilisk Press by the John Roberts Press, 31 December, 1974 - 2 volumes, folio.. First Edition. Hardback. Fine/No Jacket. One of a limited edition of 500 copies. 2 volumes, folio, Original red and white floral patterned cloth, printed paper labels to spines. In the publisher's original blue slipcase. Both volumes as new. Immaculate. Small owner's ink name to pastedown else fine copies. Slip-case shows just the very lightest minor fading.

      [Bookseller: finecopy]
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      [Paris]: Yves Rivière, [1974].. Small folio. Folded sheets, laid into chemise and decorated board slipcase. Illustrations in color by Alechinsky. Slipcase a bit smudged and edgeworn, contents fine. First edition. A facsimile of Caillois's corrected typescript, accompanied by color full-page and in/over text illustrations by Alechinsky. One of a total edition of 450 numbered copies, signed by the author and by the artist.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        A Nip in the Air

      London: John Murray,, 1974. Octavo. Original yellow cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A fine copy. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 175 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Glorious Nosebleed: Fifth Alphabet (Signed Limited Edition)

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1974. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. Copy K from an edition of only 26 lettered copies. A fine copy with a tiny bit of rubbing to the bottom of the spine in a very near fine price clipped (by the publisher) dust jacket with a minuscule bit of rubbing to the top of the spine in a fine slipcase. Signed and lettered on the limitation page. Toledano A59a.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        The Rats of Rutland Grange (Signed Limited Edition)

      New York: Gotham Book Mart, 1974. First edition. Oblong hardcover. Copy 22 from an edition of only 100. A very fine copy in green cloth boards with illustrated front panel in a very fine slipcase and without dust jacket as issued. Signed by Gorey on the limitation page. A very fresh copy.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        The Glorious Nosebleed: Fifth Alphabet (Signed Limited Edition)

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1974. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. Copy 133 from an edition of 250 numbered copies. A fine copy with a tiny bit of rubbing to the bottom of the spine in a very near fine price clipped (by the publisher) dust jacket with a tiny bit of rubbing to the top of the spine in a fine slipcase. Signed and numbered on the limitation page. Toledano A59b.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company,. [1974]. pictorial boards.. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with tiny nick to top edge of. spine end. (#119240). First edition. Limited to 276 copies of which this is one of 250 numbered copies signed by Gorey.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        The Silent Cry [Signed 2x] [Ma'en Gannen no Futtoboru]

      Tokyo: Kodansha International Ltd. [Printed in Japan; Distributed in the US by Harper & Row], 1974. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. A Fine, Superior, copy of the first edition, first printing, in a Fine dust jacket (priced at $10.00; with a tiny linear indentation to the upper and lower left extremities of the front panel near the spine, modest pushing to the rear flaps upper edge, and the barest touch of age toning to the white rear panel and flap edges), SIGNED TWICE BY KENZABURO OE on the title page, once in Japanese characters, and once in English characters (and with a small Japanese character below Oe's signature); text in English. First published in Japan and there titled "Ma'en Gannen no Futtoboru" (1967), the novel centers on a man, Mitsu, whose younger brother's return from America saves the protagonist from drowning in the flood of disasters which have beset him. Mitsu's best friend has just committed suicide, and his wife has given birth to a deformed baby -- which tragic event sends her on the path to alcoholism. At the younger brother's instigation, the family then leaves the city to start a new life, returning to its ancestral village and to its ancestral past whereupon past and present interweave in their lives. Kenzaburo Oe won the 1994 Nobel Prize in Literature as an author "who with poetic force creates an imagined world, where life and myth condense to form a disconcerting picture of the human predicament today". In his speech presenting the Prize to Oe, Professor Kjell Espmark, Member of the Swedish Academy, used "The Silent Cry" as the primary exemplar of Oe's work and as a springboard to discuss Oe's other books. Signed copies of this important work are quite scarce and are remarkably so when in a condition as nice as is this copy. A Fine, Superior, copy of a work which significantly contributed to Oe's winning the Prize, SIGNED TWICE BY KENZABURO OE. QUITE SCARCE INDEED.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Venedig im Regen

      St. Gallen, Switzerland: Erker Galerie, 1974. Original lithograph by Piero Dorazio (1927-2005) with facing text by Peter Huchel (1903-1981) in his own lithographically reproduced handwriting. 39 x 57 cm. One of 200 copies signed and numbered in pencil by Dorazio on BFK Rives. From Erker-Treffen 2.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Propositiones Aristotelis. [Auctoritates Aristotelis et aliorum philosophorum.]

      Venice: [c1490.]. 4to. Rebound in early limp vellum , some spotting, some minor restorations of wormholes (mostly marginal: a1, a2, & b5 have minimal losses), trimmed into running title and foliation marks on a few leaves. Johannes de Fonte was a Franciscan of Montpellier who is most famous for his ?Conclusiones? on the Sentences. This popular Florilegium, known as Auctoritates Aristotelis was composed around the end of the thirteenth century by Johannes de Fonte [who was identified by Jacqueline Hamesse, in her ?Les auctoritates Aristotlelis? Louvain & Paris, 1974] ?Yet another way that scholars encountered the S(ecretis) [S(ecretorum) was through a florilegium or compendium (i.e. a collection of brief extracts) of Aristotle?s books. These provided an easy way to access Aristotle?s philosophy as well as to dress up a written composition or a sermon with quotations from his work. Several compendia containing the SS were already available in the thirteenth and early fourteenth century, the most popular and well known of which was the Parvi flores. This is a large collection of sententiae of which was the Parvi flores. This is a large collection of sententiae taken from school texts that was put together in its current form in the years on either side of 1300 by a Franciscan, Johannes de Fonte, during his tenure as lector in theology in his order?s convent in Montpellier. John states in his prologue that his work is intended to provide assistance ?as much for preaching to the people as study of the arts.? Judging by the wide circulation enjoyed by his work, his wish was nore than fulfilled.? [Steven J. Williams, The Secret of Secrets...2003] Goff A1202. GW 2836 (Berlin only). Reichling 822. Klebs 121.4. Polain(B) 4170. IGI 949. IBP 5792. Schmitt II 4115,5. IBE 630. VB 41155. ISTC 1a01202000.

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        Epistola in Lode di Verona

      Verona: Officina Bodoni, 1974. Tall octavo. (58)pp. One of 170 copies. Contains the Latin text, which was printed in 1489 by Paulus Fridenperger, and of which there are two copies extant, together with an Italian translation by Giovanni Battista Pighi. Unlike the rare incunable from which this text is taken, Mardersteig here makes use of several beautiful decorations which were the work of the 15th century scribe Felice Feliciano, including a rather striking initial "S". Bit of soiling near spine foot, else a fine copy in quarter vellum and blue Roma paper boards with woodcut pattern in white. T.e.g. Bookplate.

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        Images 1923-1974

      Boston: New York Graphic Society. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. FIRST EDITION, DELUXE ISSUE, one of 1000 copies signed by Ansel Adams and with additional silver print signed by Adams. A FINE COPY. A magnificent production, illustrated throughout with duotone reproductions of Ansel Adams's evocative photographs. Foreward by Wallace Stegner. With the rare signed silver print "Fern Spring, Dusk, Yosemite Valley, California" (12.25 x 9 inches) loose and mounted as issued. Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1974. Oblong folio, original black cloth, original photographic dust jacket; housed in original silver-stamped clamshell box and original shipping box. In fine condition with book still shrink-wrapped.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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      WATERGATE ARCHIVE. A COLLECTION OF OVER 60 SIGNED DOCUMENTS AND PHOTOGRAPHS CONTAINING THE AUTOGRAPHS OF NEARLY EVERY MAJOR FIGURE IN THE WATERGATE SCANDAL. Together approximately 70 pages, various sizes, housed in a leather ring binder. NIXON. T.L.S., 9 August 1974. 1p., 8vo, White House stationery. A souvenir copy of Nixon's terse letter of resignation (with his original signature): "I hereby resign the office of President of the United States." -- 58 AUTOGRAPHED CARDS signed by famous participants in the Watergate affair, some with inscriptions. Signatures include: HENRY A. KISSINGER, H. R. HALDEMAN, JOHN D. EHRLICHMAN, ALEXANDER HAIG, JOHN N. MITCHELL, BOB WOODWARD, CARL BERNSTEIN, ROBERT H. BORK, CHARLES COLSON,, Watergate burglars E. Howard Hunt, James W. McCord, G. Gordon Liddy, Bernard Barker (inscribed: "Let us hope you will never have to endure the tragedy facing those Cubans, your age, who have lost their home land & freedom."), Frank Sturgis, White House "Plumber" Egil Krogh, Jr. (signed at Allenwood Prison Camp), Senators Sam Ervin and Howard Baker, Supreme Court Justices William J. Brennan, Jr., Potter Stewart, and Byron R. White, Judge John J. Sirica, plus 36 others. -- RODINO, Peter W. Photograph inscribed and signed ("best wishes, Peter W. Rodino"), n.d. 1p. (8 x 10in.). -- WEICKER, Lowell P. Photograph signed ("Lowell Weicker, Jr."), n.d. [ca. 1973]. 1p. (8 x 10in.). Weicker stands with six of the seven members of the Irvin Senate Special Investigative Committee. -- DASH, Samuel. Photograph signed ("Samuel Dash"), n.d. [ca. 1973]. 1p.(8 x 10in.). A photo of Dash listening to testimony during a session of the Senate Special Investigative Committee. -- 13 Photographs related to the Wartergate -- FOURTEEN COPIES OF THE HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE'S PAMPHLET, The Impeachment Inquiry: Its Meaning (Washington: 1974), each signed by a member of the Committee (Peter Rodino, Paul Sarbanes, and 12 others). A FINE, WIDE-RANGING COLLECTION OF AUTOGRAPHS FROM PARTICIPANTS IN EACH PHASE OF THE AFFAIR, from the initial break-in at Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate complex, to Woodward and Bernstein's investigations in the Washington Post, to the explosive Senate hearings under Sam Ervin, the House impeachment hearings, Nixon's attempts to cover-up the affair and stonewall the investigations, finally leading to his resignation and the criminal trial and conviction of several of his key aides. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        The Salmon: Canada's Threatened Species

      Ottawa: Fisheries and Marine Service, Environment Caanda 1974, 1st limited edition Portfolio. () 8pp. (text) + plates and 79pp. book. Very good. Portfolio (approximately 24" high) in original brown cloth covered folding box with simulated argillite insert, lightly rubbed, on front. Silver paper covered card slipcase. Some rubbing and marking to slipcase, and occasional rubbing to folding cloth box. Spine of box slightly sunned. Images bright and unmarked. Contains: 8pp. (text) + 4 print folios in original paper folders: "The Legacy' - illustrated 8p. (text) + 5 plates by Bill Reid; "The Pacific" - 5 colour prints of Pacific salmon; "The Atlantic" - 5 colour prints of Atlantic salmon; "The Cycle" - 6 colour prints of salmon + book titled "The Salmon" in matching cloth with orange paper spine label and colour illustration of Haida salmon on front cover. Colour plates (included in pagination) from photos, etc. A fantastic, large format collaboration between famous native Canadian artist Bill Reid, renowned fishing author Roderick Haig-Brown, and Environment Canada. Created as a plea to conserve wild salmon, this set remains a reminder that, 40 years later, Canadian salmon still face monumental challenges to their continued survival. Extra shipping required..

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        The New West: Landscapes Along The Colorado Front Range

      Boulder, CO: Colorado Associated University Press, 1974. First edition. Hardcover. The first book from Adams and one of the seminal books in the New Topographics school of photography. Foreword by John Szarkowski. A collection of black and white images divided into several sections; Prairie, Tracts and Mobile Homes, The City, Foothills, and The Mountains. A very near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with a tear, small chip and crease to the base of the front panel as well as a couple of other tiny tears there as well. Otherwise a bright and clean copy of this classic monograph. (Parr & Badger v2, 25, Roth 226-227)

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        ?Symmetries of Baryons and Mesons? in Physical Review, 125 Issue 3 pp. 1067-1084, 1 February 1962

      FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS of Murray Gell-Mann?s "Eightfold Way" paper, a work that "brought order out of the chaos created by the discovery of some 100 kinds of particles in collisions involving atomic nuclei" (   "During the 1950s, discoveries of new subatomic particles were proliferating so quickly such that scientists spoke of a "particle zoo." Gell-Mann turned his attention to some particles that behaved particularly strangely. He proposed a new quantum property of particles he called the "strangeness number." While studying particles, he found even more general characteristics that allowed him to sort them into eight "families." He called this grouping the eightfold way, referring to Buddhist philosophy's eight attributes of right living. Then he found that the eightfold way could really best be explained by a particle, undiscovered as yet, that had three parts (hadrons), each holding a fraction of a charge. He called them "quarks" with a nod to James Joyce, whose novel Finnegan's Wake contains the passage: "Three quarks for Muster Mark!" Fractional charge seemed an outrageous suggestion at first, but proof came for his theoretical quarks in 1974" (  In Physical Review, 125 Issue 3 pp. 1067-1084, 1 February 1962.  CONDITION & DETAILS: 4to.  Very slight and minor crease to the rear lower corner, otherwise near fine condition in every way.

      [Bookseller: Atticus Rare Books]
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        Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

      London: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 1974.. First edition of the author's seventh novel and what many consider to be his finest. Octavo, original black boards. Signed by the author on the title page. Bookplate to the front endpage, near fine copy in a very good dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Poetry Post Card Series Two [Signed by All the Poets]

      Austin, Texas: Cold Mountain Press 1974. () Near fine. A collection of 10 6.5" X 5" postcards printed on richly coloured card (the colours of the cards vary). Each card has a poem written in black text and is signed beneath in ink by the poems author. The cards by Blazek, Bruchac and Wakoski have B / W illustrations along side the poems. Each card is in fine condition and the backs are free of any writing. The cards are encased in small yellow publishers printed portfolio with a B / W photographic illustration on the front cover. The portfolio is lightly bumped at edges. A lovely collection of signatures and poetry in beautiful condition. The portfolio includes "Falling Asleep" by Wendell Berry; "Monday at the Pound" by Douglas Blazek; "The Flute" version by Robert Bly; "Late Summer: 1954" by Joseph Bruchac; "In Defiance of Visitors" by Michael Delp; "New York Blues" by Allen Ginsberg; "A Mirror" by Gregory Orr; "Which Argue in Favor of Joy" by Ryan Petty; "Casting" by Frances Thronson; "The Wisteria Promises" by Diane Wakoski and printed on the inner portfolio is part of "The Endless Short Story" by Ronald Sukenick. All are accompanied by the authors signature. Illustrations by Gretchen Reed, Rochelle Holt, The Old Fisherman. Signed by Allen Ginsberg, Douglas Blazek, Diane Wakoski, Frances Thronson, Gregory Orr, Joseph Bruchac, Michael Delp, Robert Bly, Ryan Petty, Ronald Sukenick & Wendell Berry..

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        Sutherland Sketchbook

      Marlborough Fine Art Ltd, London, 1974. Limited Facsimile Edition. Softcover. Fine Condition. Signed by Sutherland. A limited facsimile edition reproducing a selection of working drawings from Sutherland's most recent welsh sketchbook.& & Very clean and tight copy. Corners are very slightly rubbed. Both volumes are in a Solanderbox covered with leather that is foxed on the inside. All volumes are free of marks. Bindings are tight, covers and spines are fully intact. Dust jacket shows no wear. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Each volume has clean edges. Not Ex-Library. Size: 7 1/2" x 9 1/2". Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Art & Design; Inventory No: 026571. .

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        The Paper Maker: A Survey of Lesser-Known Hand Paper Mills in Europe and North America

      North Hills, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1974 One of 175 copies. Quarter tan goatskin over red paper-paper boards, gilt spine. . Quarto. [130] pp., with a separate title-page for pp. [110] and following, which is printed: "The Paper Maker. An Account of a Unique Publication, with a Selective Index." With nineteen pages of illustrations and samples from each of the "lesser-known mills," including a papyrus sample from Hassan Ragab at the Papyrus Institute in Cairo. The other mills discussed include the Twinrocker Press in San Francisco, Papeterie Saint-Gilles in Quebec, and Richard de Bas in France. Printed on handmade paper, with the title of the book in the watermark. Spine slightly toned. A near fine copy of one of our favorite Bird and Bull Press titles that is quite scarce on the market. The first part of this book consists of a survey made by Morris of the lesser-known contemporary paper makers, with short histories of eleven of these. The second part of the book includes an account of the periodical, The Paper Maker, which was published by Hercules, Incorporated, from 1932 to 1970. The helpful index was compiled by James L. Anderson and Henry Morris.

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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      New York: Gotham Book Mart, 1974 Number 18 of 100 copies signed by Gorey on the colophon. Toledano B59b. A fine and bright copy, issued without a dust jacket, within a fine example of the publisher's slipcase.. Signed. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Illus. by Edward Gorey.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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