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        Pari / Paris

      Tokyo: Nora-sha, 1974. Fine in off-white cloth boards, with the original glassine largely intact (a few small tears and creases), in a clean, near fine example of the publisher's slipcase. The only copy I have seen with any historical significance.. First Edition. Quarto in slipcase. Original booklet and card prospectus laid in. Lengthily INSCRIBED in Japanese by the publisher, photographer Kazuo Kitai, who went bankrupt publishing this book. Kitai explained to me that Ihei Kimura - at the time Japan's best-known photographer - had personally promised to sell 500 copies of the book. Kimura's untimely death as the book went to press undid any chance the young publisher had to recoup his money. (Parr / Badger, v1, 297).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        The Complete Wedding March of Erich von Stroheim

      Little Brown Boston: Little, Brown. (1974). First. First edition. Quarto. Some sunning to the top of the boards, a very good copy in a worn, good dustwrapper with several chips and tears. The book of the great, never completed film. A very interesting copy Inscribed by both Weinberg, and Fay Wray (who was featured in the film as Mitzi) to von Stroheim's biographer, Thomas Quinn Curtiss. The front fly has been neatly vertically creased, perhaps to make the page easier to inscribe. Weinberg's inscription reads: "for Tom more than for anyone else. Herman." Wray's reads: "Tom! Here we are in 1984 remembering Erich together. Fay Wray." .

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        Four Original Holographic Limericks

      No publisher, New York 1974 - Three humorous limericks wrtten by Asimov and one by Fish written on the reverse of the stapled five page seating arrangement for the 30th Annual Awards Dinner of the Mystery Writers of America in 1974 at the Trianon Ballroom, New York Hilton. The three Asimov bawdy limericks, each signed by him, were for the three women seated at his table; Arleen Buchanan, Sharon Jarvis, and Michelle Tempesta. Fisher, also seated at the table, wrote a far milder one. A few mild creases to the pages of this near fine, unusual and interesting Awards Dinner seating arrangement. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        JANSEM

      André Sauret 1974 - In-quarto relié toile verte de l'éditeur sous jaquette illustrée. 187 pages, 183 illustrations en noir et en couleurs. L'ouvrage est enrichi d'un DESSIN ORIGINAL A PLEINE PAGE de JANSEM, signé et dédicacé à Pierre Mazars, auteur du livre. Parfait état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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.

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        Lettre manuscrite de Valentine Penrose, 1974.

      2 feuilles manuscrites recto/verso, papier à lettres bleu pâle17,5 x 23 cm, adresse de Valentine Penrose (1898-1978) imprimée, à Chiddingly, dans le Sussex. Mais ce courrier a été rédigé à la main depuis l'hôtel Delambre, à Paris, le 6 mai 1974. La poétesse et plasticienne surréaliste avait rédigé en 1962 « Elisabeth Bathory, la comtesse sanglante », un essai sur la comtesse Erzsébet Bathory, surnommée aussi la Comtesse Dracula en raison de ses bains dans du sang de vierges qu'elle fut accusée de prendre. Cette longue lettre, chaleureuse, d'une écriture lisible et dynamique, à l'encre bleue, est très intéressante puisqu'elle porte justement sur Bathory. Elle répond à l'un de ses lecteurs, qui avait des ancêtres Bathory et faisait des recherches sur sa généalogie. Elle y explique avoir mené des recherches dans les Archives de Vienne, avoir trouvé au XVIIIe siècle l'existence d'un Bathory Ferencz, exécuté par décapitation lors d'un complot contre l'empereur, dont elle relate sa passion pour les horloges et pendules. Elle raconte aussi une conversation avec le baron dont les parents possédaient le château de la Bathory, lui expliquant que le majordome, pendant la guerre, s'était réfugié à Vienne en emportant une malle contenant des robes d'Erzsébet Bathory et « même la fameuse résille qui enveloppait ses cheveux », malle jamais retrouvée. Elle encourage le destinataire : « Vous avez raison de vouloir faire vos recherches vous-même, c'est passionnant, et on découvre en soi bien des causes d'être celui qu'on est et pas un autre. » Et lui donne quelques contacts et des pistes de recherches. La lettre est signée. Trace d'une pliure horizontale au milieu des feuillets. Bel état de conservation. (ac) Très bon couverture souple Edition originale Dedicacé par l'auteur

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        Basileon

      Scolar Press 1974 Hardcover with dust jacket, Like New, clean, tight, unmarked, Facsimile reproductions of Basileon Magazine, DJ . Has foldout sketch of King's College, Cambridge prior to World War I. Includes early work by Galsworthy Lowes Dickinson, Shane Leslie, Philip Noel Baker, Hugh Dalton and E. M. Forster and others. ID: mon0000004508

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        Son of Dracula.

      Blackwood Music, 1974. - First edition. Original wrappers. Music from the film bearing the same name. Signed and dated by Ringo Starr, "Love Ringo 05." In near fine condition. Son of Dracula was made during a period when Ringo Starr, in between occasional single releases and session work, was concentrating on film-making and acting. Two movies in which he had starred, 200 Motels and Blindman, had been released at the end of 1971, and before starting on this one, he had just finished work on his directional debut, the T.Rex documentary Born to Boogie. As well as producing Son of Dracula, Starr would appear as Merlin the Magician, who follows the birth and rise of young Count Downe, played by Harry Nilsson. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Pageant of Birds

      Albondocani Press New York: Albondocani Press. 1974. First. First edition. Photographic self-wrappers. Fine. Prospectus laid in. Copy letter G of 26 lettered copies Signed by the author. Additionally Inscribed by Welty to a noted New York literary figure. .

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        Sula - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1974. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0394480449 . A charming publisher's review copy of the First Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in about Fine, slightly rubbed and sunned dust-jacket. Signed by Toni Morrison directly on the title page, review slip laid in ; 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 .

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        Sula

      Alfred A. Knopf, 1974. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1974. First Edition / First Printing. States First Edition on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. Orange cloth boards with gold lettering. Scarce. Book Condition: Very Good+, book is tight and square, soft shelf wear, light spots at the foot of the boards and at the endpages, clean pages, tight spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, original jacket priced at $5.95 at the front flap, author's photo at the rear panel with the date 1/74, shelf wear at the edges, chip at the foot of the front flap, two small tears at the rear panel, light spots at the rear panel.

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        The Killer Angels

      NY: David McKay Company Inc., 1974. hardcover. NF/F 1st edition, 1st printing. Winner of the 1975 Pulitzer Prize and basis for the 1993 film Gettysburg. Book has very slight slant, dulled gilt lettering on spine and lightly bumped spine ends. Jacket has hint of sunning to blue on spine and trace of edge wear. Quite a nice copy! We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

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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.

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        Chemin de Croix

      Bucciarelli 1974 Illustré de gravures à l'eau-forte de quatorze artistes. Con 14 acqueforti originali numerate e firmate di Carlo Cantalamessa, Walter Piacesi, Amerigo Tot, Raffaella Magliola, Cesco Magnolato, Virgilio Guidi, Trento Longaretti, Arnoldo Ciarrocchi, Fausta Beer, Enrico Manfrini, Valeriano Trubbiani, Dina Bellotti, Pericle Fazzini e Gastone Breddo (cm 20x18). Commento per ogni "Stazione" Folio pp. 64+incisioni 16 quartini sciolti raccolti in cartella in tela (Loose as issued in cloth slip-case) Molto buono (Very Good)

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        Orto botanico di Palermo

      Sellerio 1974 Quattro acqueforti originali, numerate e firmate a matita e un testo dell'Artista (cm 26,5x41) Cartella cm 50x35 pp. 8+incisioni Quartini sciolti in cartella (loose as issued in original portfolio) Ottimo (Fine)

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        Lavagne

      Edizioni della Pergola 1974 Sette acqueforti originali, numerate e firmate a matita e matita colorata di Leonardo Sinisgalli (cm 11,5x14,5), Presentazione di Rosario Assunto 4to (cm 36x28) pp. 16+incisioni Quartini sciolti in custodia (loose as issued in original portfolio) Ottimo (Fine)

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        Delleani. La vita, l'opera e il suo tempo.,Biella,Cassa di Risparmio di Biella,1974

      Cassa di Risparmio di Biella 1974 Biella, Cassa di Risparmio di Biella; (Torino, Stamperia Artistica Nazionale), 1974; ril., 2 voll., pp. 1321, ill. b/n, cm 22x30. italiano rilegato

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        XX Siècle. Panorama 74** Le Surréalisme II

      XX Siècle 1974 Nouvelle série, XXXVI Année, N. 43, Décembre 1974. Les grandes expositions dans les Musées et dans les Galeries en France et à l'Etranger (La rétrospective Mirò, testi di Jacques Dupin, Yvon Taillandier, Julien Clay; Henry Moore ou les nerfs de la terre, di Franco Russoli; Juan Gris le logicien du cubisme, di Pierre Courthion; L'invention de Lapicque, di Jean Guichard-Meili; Capogrossi et la critique, di Gualtieri di San Lazzaro; La montagne de Scanavino, di Milena Milani). Le Surréalisme II (testi di André Pieyre de Mandiargues, Antonin Artaud, Alain Jouffroy, Salvador Dalì, Octavio Paz, Joyce Mansour, J. B. Lebrun, Edouard Jaguer, Gérald Gassiot-Talabot, etc.). 4 litografie originali a colori di Salvador Dalì, Jacques Hérold, Wifredo Lam, Charles Lapicque, appositamente eseguite dagli Artisti per questo numero e stampate da Mourlot. Completamente illustrato in nero e a colori. Traduzione in inglese dei testi 4to pp. 188 ril (hard cover) Ottimo (Fine)

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        Roger Raveel, Revolver Jaargang 6, aflevering 1. Schetsboek Roger Raveel.

      , 1974 Antwerpen [Gerd Segers]Garenloos, 29,5:20 cm Oplage 350 genummerde exemplaren. Schetsboek Roger Raveel, met reproductie van vijftien tekeningen en bijgevoegd twee offsetlitho's, gesigneerd, genummerd en getekend op de litho-plaat. Omslag: portretje van vader Raveel met onderaan R. Raveel gehandtekend. Oplage: 350 ex.

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        The Wanderers

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1974. The uncorrected proof copy of his first book, the basis for the well-received Philip Kaufman film. Inscribed by the author: "To ___. may all your Xmases be white. Richard Price." Dated March 24, 1976. Fine in wrappers with a promotional sheet stapled to the first blank. . First Edition. Softcover.

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        The night of accomplishment: A novel

      Hamilton 1974 Book is clean, tight, and unmarked. ID: mon0000069247

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        Still

      M'Arte 1974 3 acqueforti originali a colori, numerate e firmate, di Stanley William Hayter (cm 22x30). Riproduzione del manoscritto originale Still con firma autografa di Beckett. Traduzione a cura di Luigi Majno. Fotografia di Beckett di Henri Cartier-Bresson. Note bio-bibliografiche. "Still" by Samuel Beckett, accompanied by three numbered and signed etchings by Stanley William Hayter (cm 22x30). Reproduction of the manuscript "Still" with an original signature by the poet. Translation by Luigi Majno. A photo of Beckett in black and white by Henri Cartier-Bresson Immagini e testi Edizione composta in carattere Garamond da Ruggero Olivieri, Milano e stampata dalla Tipografia Stefanoni, Lecco su carta a mano della Filicarta di Brugherio. Incisioni tirate sui torchi dell'Atelier 17 di Parigi. Legatura di Giovanni De Stefanis, Milano Ottimo (Fine)

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        Siete Poemas Sajones / Seven Saxon Poems

      Plain Wrapper Press 1974 Sette poesie in spagnolo, introduzione e note in inglese di Jorge Luis Borges. Traduzione inglese delle poesie di Alastair Reid e Norman Thomas di Giovanni. Con una nota di Richard-Gabriel Rummonds. Otto impronte a secco di Arnaldo Pomodoro (circa cm 3x5). Legatura in pergamena con, inseriti, bassorilievi di Arnaldo Pomodoro in bronzo dorato (cm 25,5x4; 25,5x2; 25,5x2). Contenuto in una scatola ornata sul piatto da un'incisione in ottone di Pomodoro (cm 44x34) / Seven poems in Spanish, introduction and notes in English by Jorge Luis Borges. English translation of the poems by Alastair Reid and Norman Thomas di Giovanni. A note by Richard-Gabriel Rummonds. With 8 original blind embossed etchings by Arnaldo Pomodoro (circa cm 3x5). Full vellum binding with bas-reliefs by Arnaldo Pomodoro in gilded bronze (cm 25,5x4; 25,5x2; 25,5x2) mounted on the front cover, in wooden box with an original relief-etched brass plate by Pomodoro Escritores Panamericanos, One (Serie Deluxe Book) Matrici per le impressioni a secco incise da Fabio Ambrosi. Lettering del titolo di Golda Fishbein. Legatura di Marcello Fornara. Copia n. 85 Dedica e firma autografe dell'Artista datata 1975/67 (Inscribed and signed by the Artist, dated 1975/76) Ottimo (Fine)

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        Ora di noi

      Grafica Uno 1974 6 acqueforti originali in nero, numerate e firmate, di Michel Seuphor (cm 16x15) e 15 poesie di Passoni Carta delle cartiere Filicarta e India per la suite. Gli esemplari in numerazione romana contengono la suite delle acqueforti Perfetto (Mint)

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        L'anatomia della bellezza

      Cerastico 1974 12 acquaforti originali a colori numerate e firmate a matita di Concetto Pozzati (cm 37x38,5) acompagnate da testi inediti di William Hogarth a cura di Roberto Sanesi Figurati 6 Incisioni tirate da Giorgio Upiglio con la diretta assistenza dell'Artista. Carta a mano della Filicarta con impressione del marchio dell'Editore in filigrana. Composizione in caratteri Bodoni e stampa tipografica di Ferruccio Lucini. Es. 86 Ottimo (Fine)

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        DOG SOLDIERS. Signed

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1974 Stone, Robert. DOG SOLDIERS. Signed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1974. First Edition of Robert Stone's second novel, a key title in the literature of the Viet Nam War, Signed by him on the half-title page. Review Copy with the publisher's slip laid-in showing the publication date of November 4th, 1974. Also included: a black and white 4" x 6" photograph of the author and short typed bio. from the Publicity Department at Houghton Mifflin. 8vo. 342 pp. A fine copy in brown cloth [minor blemish on the back board], black and gilt titles to the spine in a very fine superior dustwrapper. Winner of the 1975 National Book Award, Dog Soldiers was included on TIME magazine's list of the 100 best English-language novels and the 2005 list of the 100 best English-language novels written since 1923. "His new book (Dog Soldiers) confirms that he is one of our best novelists under forty". The New York Times.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        Dog Soldiers

      Houghton Mifflin Company Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1974. First. Uncorrected proof, first issue in orange wrappers. Spine very slightly sunned, else fine in wrappers. Signed by the author. A very nice copy of the author's second book, co-winner of the National Book Award. Basis for the film Who'll Stop the Rain with Nick Nolte. .

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        SANJU^-SAN BUTSU

      1974. Fine. [LIVRE D'ARTISTE] MORIMOTO Kiyoko, artist. SANJU-SAN BUTSU. Osaka, Riichi. Showa 49 [1974]. 22 x 23.5 cm. Hand-bound western style in ostrich leather by Hirooka Riichi. Morimoto was an Osaka printmaker who handcut and handprinted the blocks for the "33 Buddhas" of the title. Designed for an edition of 10 copies, this copy is out of series. There is a small (tanning?) blemish on the ostrich leather, else fine in the original publisher's clasped case. Very lovely.

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        The New Industrial Parks near Irvine, California

      Leo Castelli, New York, 1974. First Edition. 10 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches, unnumbered pages, boards, Dust Jacket (some chipping at top edge and bottom of spine), Inscribed by Baltz in felt pen on front endpaper, The seminal book of the New Topographics movement of the 1970s and early 1980s containing 51 full page reproductions from the photographer's "New Industrial Parks" series.

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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.

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        Antonin Artaud et la Vision du Mexique (Signed)

      Tucson: Unpublished dissertation, 1974. Typescript. Hardcover. Fine. 8-1/2 by 11 inches. xiii, 300 leaves of typescript printed on one side only. Black cloth, gilt titles. Dr. Turrell's unpublished dissertation submitted to the faculty of the Department of Romance Languages, University of Arizona, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for her doctorate in French. Signed by the author on the statement page. Her incisive view on Artaud, including his visit to the Tarahumara Indians in the 1930's. As Silviana Santiago points out, Dr. Rodack, in this thesis, was the first to decode Artaud's letter of February, 1936, to Dr. Allendy as a combination of two threes, one against the grain, and which form the Seal of Solomon. A fine copy. In French. .

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        Centennial

      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. First Edition. Dustjacket: Very Good, Hardcover. Book condition: Fine

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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 .

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        Writings about Music (Signed First Edition, hardcover variant)

      New York University Press / Halifax: The Press of Nova Scotia College of Art and Design New York: New York University Press / Halifax: The Press of Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 1974. First Edition. First Edition. First issue, with no additional note by Reich at the Introduction page, in the rare dust jacket. Inscribed by Reich in 1976 on the front pastedown: "For Denis Murphy / from Steve Reich 4/25/76." Very Good plus in a like dust jacket, with a dampstain along the fore-edge of the front board (and the corresponding portion of the front flap fold). Jacket is lightly worn, with rubbing and a few closed tears). A very presentable copy overall. An extremely uncommon signature, and the scarcest variant of this title, Reich's only published book.

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        The Tree of Man.

      Jonathan Cape, London 1974. 8:o. (6),499 pp. Hard cover with dust jacket. Slight wear to edges on dj. Inscribed by the author on ffep "Gunnar Brusewitz with thanks for the Diploma - Patrick White Sydney 1974". 22 x 14 cm.. Patrick White was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 1973, "for an epic and psychological narrative art, which has introduced a new continent into literature". The Swedish artist and writer Gunnar Brusewitz made the Diploma. He made the diplomas for the Nobel Prize in Literature between 1963 and 1988. Brusewitz utformade diplomen till Nobelpriset i litteratur mellan åren 1963 och 1988. With a photocopy of an article in BLM 1986 Nr.4. Hans-Göran Ekman. Patrick White före hemkomsten. Kring ett tema i några tidiga romaner. Page 237-241. Inscribed by the author on the first page "Till Gunnar Brusewitz vars diplom inspirerat denna uppsats! Med varm hälsning från förf." To Gunnar Brusewitz who`s diploma inspired to this article

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        The Quick Red Fox (First American Hardcover Edition)

      J. B. Lippincott Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1974. First American hardcover edition, originally published as a paperback original by Fawcett in 1964. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Slight spine lean, faint foxing at the page edges, offsetting at the endpapers, and an unobtrusive owner stamp at the first three leaves. Jacket shows just a touch of rubbing at the extremities, and a few shallow scratches at the rear panel, with none of the usual fading to the spine. Jacket design by Don Bender. A bright copy of one of the more difficult Travis McGee hardcovers to find in acceptable condition.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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        Lancelot du lac [Lancelot of the Lake] (Original French film poster)

      1974. Original French "affichette" poster for the 1974 film, "Lancelot du lac" (released in the US and UK as "Lancelot of the Lake") directed by Robert Bresson. Bresson's bloody take on the King Arthur legend was an expansion of the aesthetic he had already developed, where the violence that was once implied became a reality-though certainly still quite surreal. Near Fine condition, with a couple of repaired tears at the top edge and an extremely faint, almost negligible discoloration toward the top. 24 x 32 inches, rolled, on linen.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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        Chief White Man/ Kiowa (print)

      . Original lithograph. One of 100 numbered copies signed by Leonard Baskin. 87 x 61 cm. Dated 1973 in the stone. Fern & O'Sullivan 639. Fine condition. Book condition: Fine condition

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Un mannequin sur le trottoir. Remarques au pinceau.

      9, [7] pp. 4to. (34 x 26 cm). Loose folded leaves, as issued, in a chemise and illustrated slipcase. First edition. Illus. with 5 color plates (2 double page) and 14 in-text drawings. One of 450 copies signed on colophon page by Alechinsky and Caillois. En fac-simil de la dactylographie originale due texte, avec corrections manuscrites de l'auteur. Contents fine copy in a lightly rubbed chemise and very good soiled slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Exceedingly rare Gerald Ford free-franked White House envelope, postmarked the day of Nixon's resignation, and the first day of Ford's presidency

      Franked envelope signed "Gerald R. Ford" in black marker, one page, 6.5" x 3.625", "The White House, Official Business" in the upper left corner, postal cancel reads "Washington, DC, Aug 9 1974". The writing is very clear and dark. This envelope is signed August 9, 1974, the day Ford assumed the Presidency after Richard Nixon resigned amid the Watergate scandal. Ford had served as Nixon's Vice President, having been appointed to that office after Spiro Agnew resigned amid a tax scandal. Ford holds the distinction of being the only man to serve as President and Vice President, without having been elected to either office.

      [Bookseller: University Archives ]
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        Cadeau 1921/1974 (Multiple).

      22x16x12 cm. Eisen mit 14 montierten Nägeln. In Original-Styroporverpackung und Karton. Martin: Man Ray Objects de mon affection. Catalogue Raisonné 28. - Multiple nach dem 1921 entstandenen Dada-Objekt. Auf dei glatte Fläche eines Bügeleisens klebte er eine Reihe Nägel mit breitem Kopf. Es gab wenige Repliken. Erst 1974, 2 Jahre vor seinem Tod entstand die vorliegende Edition. 1/5000 Exemplaren, signiert, betitelt und numeriert auf dem Eisengriff des Bügeleisens. Zusätzlich auf einer Plastikkarte numeriert und monogramiert, verso abgebildet das Bügeleisen. Mit dem beiliegenden Zertifikat mit einem Text von Arturo Schwarz zur Geschichte des Objektes. Die recht selten angebotene Objekt wurde wahrscheinlich in bedeutend tieferer Anzahl hergestellt als die erwähnten 5000. Von guter Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein Buchantiquariat]
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        Maria tu sais. ... Trente-cinq poèmes d'amour. (4) Lithographies (en couleurs) André Masson.

      32,7x25,3 cm. 5 f., 35 p., 5 f. + 1 f. errata. En feuilles, sous cartonnage. 1/113 exemplaires numérotés (tirage 138 expl.). - Signé par Lassaigne, Masson et Hürlimann. - Bel exemplaire. - Annexéune suite: 4 lithographies originales (44x31 cm) sur japon, signées par Masson et numérotées (e.a. 8/11).

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein Buchantiquariat]
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        [Poster or broadside]: Unlock Marijuana Bring Back the $5 Fine! Vote Yes - April 1

      no publisher [Ann Arbor: no publisher. 1974]. Approximately 12" x 20". Printed in red. Old faint fold, else fine. Central image of a marijuana leaf behind bars. Original campaign poster in favor of Ann Arbor charter amendment Section 16.2. In the wake of the infamous John Sinclair arrest (a ten year sentence for two joints) and the election of two Human Rights Party members to the city council, Ann Arbor passed an ordinance in 1972 making the possession of less than two ounces of marijuana a $5 fine. The state threatened to move state troopers into the city in order to enforce the stricter state laws. The city repealed the law in 1973. Voters mobilized on April 2, 1974 and passed an amendment to the city charter that reinstated the $5 fine and the law remains of the books to this day. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Sculpture of David Wynne, 1968-1974

      London: Phaidon Press Ltd, 1974.. Limited/Numbered. Full-Leather. Nr VG/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 0714816647 Signed by Illustrator 174pp, illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. De-luxe edition limited to 525 copies of which 150 are bound in full aniline finish bookcalf, supplied by J. Hewit and Sons Ltd., Edinburgh. Of these, 125 are for sale and numbered 1-125, twenty-five are 'hors commerce' and are lettered A-Z. This copy is lettered 'G'. The whole edition is signed by David Wynne (this copy, on 1/2 title) and the leather-bound edition is accompanied by a medallion in fine silver, modelled by the sculptor, struck by Johnson Matthey Metals Ltd., London, marked with the maker's mark of Gerald Benney, and assayed and hallmarked at the London Assay Office. This edition has been bound by Lund Humphries, Bradford. Some light edge rubbing, slight bumping to spine head, some dark staining to parts of upper spine and top edge. Top edge of pages gilt. Marks to spine aside, a VG tight copy of a very scarce edition. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address.

      [Bookseller: Sedgeberrow Books]
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        'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' [with] 'The Honourable Schoolboy' [with] 'Smiley's People']. FIRST EDITION OF THE 'KARLA' TRILOGY IN DUST-WRAPPERS

      Hodder and Stoughton, [1974-80]. 3 vols., 8vo., First Edition, with coloured endpaper maps in the second 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 the d/w, the latter very lightly chafed at extremities.First issue (with coloured endpaper maps) of 'The Honourable Schoolboy'.Nice set of the most important and influential spy fiction trilogy of the Cold War.COMPLETE SETS ARE VERY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION.

      [Bookseller: Island Books]
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