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        Vernacular Photo Book]. A Day At Boston Common

      s.n., Boston 1974 - 9" x 9". Accordion style binding. 23 pages with 52 black and white photographs and 3 pages of typescript adhesive mounted. Photos measure from 3" x 4" to 4 7/8" x 7 1/4". Album very good plus with some smudging to covers, photos very good. Preserved in a fine protective case. With uncommon artistry, this engaging "homemade" photo book presents -- as the title indicates -- "A Day at Boston Common" in 1974. Belying the turmoil of the Vietnam War and resignation of Richard Nixon from the office of the Presidency, this photo book presents an unsettingly serene urban landscape. Its highlight is a sequence of photos showing a homeless man moving from a park bench to forage in a trash can, one shot showing his torso in the can, while in the background a couple hug and kiss. The photographer captured scenes of children playing, people laughing, a street bazaar [datable to Oct. 31 - Nov. 3), Hare Krishnas, musicians, another photographer, and several images of what appear to be the elderly homeless. We have been unable to identify the photographer "Bruce Marks" beyond his signature, but his streetwise photographic abilities are noteworthy.

      [Bookseller: Michael Laird Rare Books LLC]
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      Paris 1974 - 188 pages, 105 photographs, 12 drawings, 7 maps. Mint condition. An illuminating study (in French) of the art styles and technology of the peoples, primarily Teke and Bembe, who live in the area around Stanley Pool in the lower Zaire River Basin. Particular reference is given to their religious beliefs and the role of "fetish" figures and other sculptures (heavily illustrated) in observances.

      [Bookseller: Ethnographic Arts Publications]
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        ANIMAL FARM]

      - Ferma zhivotnykh [i.e. Animal Farm]. [N.p., 1970s]. Typescript. 61 leaves. 30x21 cm. Owner's cardboard binding. Fine. The first page contains a short biography of George Orwell, taken from Big Soviet Encyclopedia, printed in 1974. Orwell's satire on the totalitarian regime was too candid for Soviet censors, so the author was labeled as 'trotskist' in 1930s and was never published during Soviet era. However it's not widely known that Orwell corresponded briefly with 'Internatsionalnaya literatura' magazine [i.e. International literature], in 1937. The editor-in-chief of the periodical wrote him asking to send his new novel 'The Road to Wigan Pier' to Moscow because periodical was interested in publishing it. Orwell sent the book replying that he could even write something specially for the magazine but also that they should know he recently fought in Spain on the side of POUM, and that led to the abruption of all the contacts with Orwell from Soviet side. From that time on Orwell's name was under taboo in official press, and his books were published only in late 1980s. Animal Farm was first published in USSR in Latvian periodical 'Rodnik' in 1988. Certainly Animal Farm as well as 1984 was too significant and interesting reading material for an ordinary soviet man, the dweller of the actual 'farm', so it's appearance in Samizdat was inevitable. According to Arlen Blum ('Zvezda', #6, 2003) samizdat versions of Animal Farm started to appear in USSR in late 1960s. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookvica]
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      Berkely, CA: San Francisco Sexual Freedom League, 1974. The archive is in various state of condition, all are Very Good or better.. The archive includes: 14 issues of Sexual Freedom (first 2 issues as quarterlies, the rest issued monthly, 1969 - 1973); 15 issues of the monthly Newsletter (1969 - 1974); 2 pamphlet publications: Statement of Position (no date); and Love, Inc. Vol II, No. 3 (no date); an issue of Tiger magazine (Summer, 1968), with a 1 page interview with Robert Kerr, regarding the SFL; ACLU News, which has an article on Jefferson Poland and the S.F. State college suspension case regarding an the Open Process newspaper; an issue of the East Bay Sexual Freedom League newsletter (ca. 1966); a mimeographed notice (8.5 x 11") listing upcoming SFL events (September, 1965); issue #1 of "In Tight" with a 2 page photo spread: 3 photos from an SFL event; an SFL "Love Thy Neighbor" button; an issue of Screw (No. 97, January 11, 1971pg. 14): Jim Buckley's interview with Tom Palmer, the Head of the SFL; an issue of Damn Right! It's Dynamite #14 (with a 2 page question and answer article, regarding sex, and the SFL); 2 issues of the San Francisco Ball: #4 (1970) with a 4 page interview with Frank and Margo Rila; and #8, with 1 page interview; 3 mass market paperback: (1) Olympia Press edition of The Records of The San Francisco Sexual Freedom League (1971); (2) The Erotic Crusader (1968); and Outlaws of America (1972).

      [Bookseller: Alta-Glamour Inc.]
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        [Vernacular Photo Book]. A Day At Boston Common

      Boston: s.n., 1974. 9” x 9”. Accordion style binding. 23 pages with 52 black and white photographs and 3 pages of typescript adhesive mounted. Photos measure from 3” x 4” to 4 7/8” x 7 1/4”. Album very good plus with some smudging to covers, photos very good. Preserved in a fine protective case. With uncommon artistry, this engaging "homemade" photo book presents -- as the title indicates -- "A Day at Boston Common" in 1974. Belying the turmoil of the Vietnam War and resignation of Richard Nixon from the office of the Presidency, this photo book presents an unsettingly serene urban landscape. Its highlight is a sequence of photos showing a homeless man moving from a park bench to forage in a trash can, one shot showing his torso in the can, while in the background a couple hug and kiss. The photographer captured scenes of children playing, people laughing, a street bazaar [datable to Oct. 31 - Nov. 3), Hare Krishnas, musicians, another photographer, and several images of what appear to be the elderly homeless. We have been unable to identify the photographer "Bruce Marks" beyond his signature, but his streetwise photographic abilities are noteworthy.

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      DALL'OGLIO, MILANO 1974 - ANDROMEDA ITALIANO N. 13 della collana, traduzione dall'inglese di Gabriele Tamburini, rilegatura editoriale cartonata, illustrata, con evidente fioritura e lievissimi segni di usura, pagine ingiallite ai bordi da fattore tempo, fioritura ai tagli

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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      Editrice Nord, MILANO 1974 - COSMO ITALIANO Traduzione di Gabriele Tamburini, n. 33 della collana diretta da Riccardo Valla, rilegatura editoriale cartonata, lucida, color argento con titoli neri al dorso e con lievissimi segni del tempo, sovraccoperta illustrata e con tracce d'uso, pagine brunite ai bordi e con fioriture sparse, fioritura anche ai tagli

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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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, motif to front cover gilt. With the photographic dust jacket. 120 full-page photographic illustrations. Spine gently rolled, small smudge to spine, some rubbing to extremities. An excellent copy in the lightly tanned and rubbed jacket with a short, closed tear to spine. First edition, first impression, hardback issue of this seminal work exploring the English at leisure, published posthumously two years after Ray-Jones's death.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Sertum Orchidaceum. A Wreath of the Most Beautiful Orchidaceous Flowers.

      New York: Johnson Reprint Corporation. [1974]. Folio. Original green cloth, gilt lettering to upper board; coloured frontispiece and 49 colour plates, each with leaf of descriptive letterpress; very good, near fine internally. Number 106 of limited edition of 1000. A lavish reprint of the scarce 1838 original. One of Lindley's major works, this is distinguished by the illustrations of Sarah Ann Drake (1803-1857), a prolific British artist who started her career as a governess for the Lindley family. Lindley trained her to draw plants from life and by the 1830s she was working not only on his publications but for the journal of Royal Horticultural Society, Edward's Botanical Register and writers such as Nathaniel Wallich and George Bentham. Lindley named the Australian orchid genus Drakaea in her honour, although none of ths genus appear in the present work.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Mappenwerk mit 10 Original-Lithographien.

      Privatdruck Ernst Scheidegger. 1974 - 59x78cm. Jede Lithographie signiert und datiert. 10 lose Blatt in OLn.-Mappe. (2 Lithographien unten recht fleckig, ausserhalb des Bildes). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        L' Italia di Giolitti 1900 - 1920

      RIZZOLI EDITORE, 1974. ITALIANO 0,42 Legatura in mezza pelle, con titolo in oro al dorso, con nervature, in tassello nero. Astuccio editoriale illustrato. Pagine in ottimo stato. Illustrazioni in nero ad ogni inizio capitolo. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Berliner Mietshäuser mit Antennenwald auf den Dächern. Ölgemälde auf Platte, rechts unten mit *Kohlhoff, (19)74 * signiert und datiert. In Künstlerrahmung.

      Berlin 1974 - Bildmaß ca. 49 x 70,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Rahmenmaß ca. 60 x 80 cm. Das Bild von guter Erhaltung, der schlichte Rahmen berieben und etwas bestoßen. ( Bitte beachten: Versand kann hier nur ausgerahmt erfolgen, wenn der Rahmen gewünscht wird, so bitte ich um Selbstabholung nach Absprache )>>>Walter Kohlhoff ( *1906Berlin&#150; 1981 ebenda ). W. Kohlhoff war über 20 Jahre lang Vorstandsmitglied des Vereins Berliner Künstler. Maler urbaner Landschaften Berlins und seiner Umgebung. Kohlhoff zeigt seine Stadtbilder menschenleer und verleiht ihnen somit teils einen denkmalhaften Charakter. In seinen Arbeiten wendet er sich vor allem den ruhigen Orten der Großstadt wie auch Hinterhöfen, Großstadtdächern und abgelegenen Arealen wie Seitenstrassen, Kleingärten, Bahngleisen, Fabrikanlagen etc. Er malte im Rahmen einer späten Neusachlichkeit. Dies gilt auch für seine anderen Motive wie Bilder aus den Alpen, Landschaftsstudien, Stilleben. Ferner malte er Porträts, Selbstporträts und Aktzeichnungen.<<< [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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      RIZZOLI EDITORE, 1974. ITALIANO 0,41 Legatura in mezza pelle, con titolo in oro al dorso, in tasselli rossi, con nervature. Pagine in buonissimo stato, con tagli bruniti. Traduzione di Paola Ojetti. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Ricerche sulla Comune Atti del Colloquio Internazionale di Gragnano ( 24 - 25 maggio 1973 )

      Centro Grafico S, 1974. INTERLINGUE 0,22 Volume brossurato in cartoncino flessibile. Copertina leggermente brunita. Pagine in bunissimo stato. Lingue presenti italiano e francese. USATO

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        Introduzione a Omero

      GIULIO EINAUDI EDITORE, 1974. ITALIANO 0,15 Brossura in cartoncino flessibile. Pagine in buono stato, con lievi bruniture ai tagli. Volume n. LXX ( 70 ) della collana. USATO

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        2 Aquarelles originales. Signées en bas à droite ?Pierre Spori 1974? .

      1974, 1974 - 12x21.5 cm, deux aquarelles en couleurs vues à travers les brumes d?une bonne ?pomme? fribourgeoise, 2 feuilles encadrements, baguette dorée (20x29.5 cm) Consideré comme un ?original?, Pierre Spori avait pour habitude de payer ses verres dans les bistrots de la vieille ville de Fribourg avec un dessin fait sur le moment. Né au Locle en 1923, Pierre Spori vivait dans une ferme à Praz-Bain sur Lausanne, puis plus tard à Epalinges et Fribourg. La manière dont les portraits de Spori (clowns, Christs, femmes. ) expriment la détresse est remarquable. Diverse, originale, surprenante, son oeuvre émarge à l?Art Brut et reste jusqu?à aujourd?hui largement méconnue.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Il corporale

      GIULIO EINAUDI EDITORE, TORINO 1974 - ITALIANO Legatura in tela, con titolo al dorso. Mancante di sovracoperta. Pagine in buono stato, con tagli bruniti.

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        Look at the Harlequins! signed and annotated by Graham Greene

      McGraw-Hill 1974 - Vladimir Nabokov (1974) &#145;Look at the Harlequins!&#146;, US first edition, first printing, published by McGraw-Hill. This is Graham Greene&#146;s personal copy who signed it on the ffep, and he annotated the book throughout. Mostly, he corrected numerous typos, raises question marks and adds little comments. Provenance: the book was sold at Sotheby&#146;s on 24 February 2000. Condition of the book: slight shelf wear and a whiff of foxing to the upper page block. Vladimir Nabokov and Graham Greene are both 20th century literature&#146;s Greats. A unique copy with excellent provenance. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ricerche sulla Comune Atti del Colloquio Internazionale di Gragnano ( 24 - 25 maggio 1973 )

      Centro Grafico S, MILANO 1974 - INTERLINGUE Volume brossurato in cartoncino flessibile. Copertina leggermente brunita. Pagine in bunissimo stato. Lingue presenti italiano e francese. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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      - Dos feitos que os portugueses fizeram no descobrimento e conquista dos mares e terras do Oriente. Primeira Década [Segunda a Quarta Década] Sexta edição, actualizada na ortografia e anotada por Hernani Cidade. Notas históricas finais por Manuel Múrias. Divisão de Publicações e Biblioteca. Agência Geral das Colónias. Lisboa. MCMXLV -1974 - MCMXLVI. [1945 e 1946]. 4 volumes de 26x19 cm. Com x, 443, viii, 467, 547 e 651 págs. Encadernações da época com cantos e lombadas em pele, nervos e ferros a ouro nas lombadas. Ilustrado com reproduções da folha de erratas da 1ª edição. O segundo volume, com o texto da segunda Década, pertence à 4ª edição, conforme a edição Princeps, iniciada por António Baião e continuada por Luís F. Lindley Cintra. Lisboa. Imprensa Nacional Casa da Moeda. 1974. Exemplar com assinaturas de posse nas folhas de rosto, sublinhados e anotações a lápis no texto do 1º volume, com comentários proveitosos para a leitura. A edição de Hernâni Cidade (4ª edição da obra completa) é ainda hoje a edição de divulgação com melhor qualidade na transcrição e actualização do texto e por isso a mais acessível a todos os leitores. O 2º Volume pertencente à edição incompleta de António Baião e Lindley Cintra recorre a método diferente para a transcrição do texto seguindo os critérios de uma edição diplomática, conservando as abreviaturas e mesmo os erros do original. Asia é uma obra cimeira da história e da literatura de quinhentos perspassando nela o sopro épico e «a poesia intrínseca, feita de paixão e drama, da empresa dos descobrimentos e conquistas» e por isso serviu de fonte aos Lusíadas. Trata-se de uma obra em que o autor segue modelos historiográficos da literatura latina tanto na organização da matéria como no estilo, descrevendo todos os vice-reis, episódios históricos, batalhas, navios e as frotas enviadas para a África e Ásia desde 1412 até 1538. João de Barros (Viseu 1496 ? Ribeira de Alitém, Pombal 1570) foi um grande escritor, historiador, pedagogo e gramático do Século XVI, deixando uma obra muito variada e de elevado nível literário. Além de outras importantes funções no reinado de D. João III e de D. Sebastião, foi feitor das Casas da Índia e da Mina entre 1532 e 1568. Location/localizacao: M-13-C-22

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        Coat Stand

      - Screenprint, 1974, edition of 72 with 15 artist's proofs, printed at Kelpra Studio, London, published by Waddington Graphics, London. sheet 728x 950mm Cristea, the complete prints; 32

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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      Seix Barral 1974 - Seix Barral, Barcelona. Primera edición, 1974. Dedicatoria y firma autógrafa del autor con dibujo de rotuladores a mano alzada, página completa y 5 tintas. Dibujo dedicatoria. Poesía. Poemas. Colección: Biblioteca breve. 496 páginas. 19 x 13. Tapa blanda de editorial ilustrada con solapas. Ligeramente fatigado, más entero, bien encuadernado, con apenas unas líneas del prologo subrayadas, estando el volumen en buen estado general de conservación. ISBN: 8432202665 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros Tobal]
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        I PREMI HUGO vol. I 1955 1961


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        Épreuves corrigées "Dans l'eau changeante des résonances"

      1974 - - s.l. 1974, 16,2x25cm, 7 pages. - Epreuves corrigées par Henri Michaux de son texte « Dans l'eau changeante des résonances », publié dans le numéro 22 des Cahiers du Chemin, daté d'octobre 1974. 7 pages avec des corrections autographes au stylo à bille et au crayon. Tampon de l'imprimerie Floch sur le premier feuillet. Michaux écrit « Dans l'eau changeante des résonances » à la fin de sa vie, et complète ses réflexions sur la musique ainsi évoquées dans « Premières impressions » (1949) et « Un certain phénomène qu'on appelle musique » (1958). Dans cette ode à la sanza, modeste instrument d'origine congolaise, il explore les possibilités d'une musique vibrante, qui investit l'espace et offre sa « texture » aux sens émerveillés de l'auditeur. Vouant une haine sans égale à la musique « de compétition, de composition » occidentale, il retrouve dans les simples sons de cet instrument rudimentaire une pureté solitaire, dynamique, qui le réconcilie avec le genre entier, qu'il avait laissé aux foules et aux « gens simples ». L'épreuve corrigée donne à voir les dernières modifications apportées par l'auteur : scansion du texte par de nouvelles virgules, remplacement de certains mots, ajout de majuscules à chaque insertion de poèmes dans le corps du texte - les poèmes agissant comme des descriptions sonores de son expérience musicale. Précieux témoignage génétique de la pensée de Michaux sur la musique. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Print tests corrected by Henri Michaux of his text "Dans l'eau changeante des résonances". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Tygers at Play

      Published by Ian Bain 1974 - Etching, finished with a graver. State iiia/iiia. This wonderful print is a later impression of George Stubbs masterpiece 'Tygers at Play', this image is both touching and sublime and it epitomizes Stubbs' genius as an animal painter. George Stubbs is considered one of the greatest English painters. His ingenious animal and sporting pictures remain unrivalled in their passionate depiction of emotion and their commitment to naturalistic observation. Stubbs' was briefly apprenticed to the painter Hamlet Winstanley, a relationship that quickly ended, leaving the young artist to his own tuition. In contrast to contemporary academic theory, Stubbs' attached great importance to the belief that art should imitate nature, not the work of other artists. He spent years carefully studying human and equine anatomy so that he could truthfully represent natural form and movement. A result of this study was his famous 'Anatomy of the Horse', which details, with beautiful engraving, the various elements of a horse's anatomy, from skeletal form to muscular definition. Continuing in search on innovation, Stubbs began experimenting with a myriad of different mediums, becoming accomplished in both enamels and printmaking. Through arduous application, he became a talented mezzotint engraver and worked with ease in both soft ground, and etching techniques. Stubbs was elected director of the Society of Artists and a Royal Academician, and today his prized paintings are housed in some of the finest museums in the world. This animated image shows two leopards at play in front of the opening of a dark cave. Although the print was entitled 'Tygers at Play', early writings on natural history show that tyger was a generic term, commonly applied to all the larger cats, with the sole exception of the lion. This magnificent print not only demonstrates Stubbs' talents as an engraver but also exemplifies his genius when expressing animal emotion. In contrast to some of his darker images of conflict, 'Tygers at Play' is light and carefree while still remaining true to nature. In mood and effect this image is nothing short of sublime, it blends natural observation with a sense of emotion creating a visual feast for the viewer. This is a later impression from a limited edition of 175 copies, printed in 1974 under the supervision of Philip McQueen. The edition is printed on J. Barcham Green `Penshurst' paper, and published by Ian Bain at the John Boydell Press for Observer Art Ltd. The total edition of 235 prints was completed by 60 copies printed in brown-black ink on J. Green & Co. hand-made paper. Lennox-Boyd, George Stubbs 60 iiia/iiia; Gilbey no. 36; Parris pp. 7-11; Siltzer, The Story of British Sporting Prints p. 271; Snelgrove no. 27; Sparrow 1922, p. 135; Taylor 1969 no. 2.

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        Anarchy, State, and Utopia

      Basic Books 1974 - First edition, first printing. 367pp. Brown cloth with green lettering. Near Fine with light scuffing and fading to cloth, offsetting to rear endpapers from laid-in newspaper clippings about author, in Good+ spine-faded and price-clipped dust jacket with tear near head, tape repairs on verso. Rare first appearance of a 20th Century political philosophy work deemed one the 100 most influential books post-WWII era by the Times Literary Supplement. 1975 winner of the National Book Award. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Carte sotto stampa. Frammenti

      CASTELLANI, LEONARDO. Carte sotto stampa. Frammenti. Reggio Emilia: Prandi, 1974. 65 pagine. Diciannove incisioni originali  delle quali nove nel testo e dieci, numerate e firmate dall'Artista, in contenitore a parte. 37x27 cm. Lievissime abrasioni sulla custodia. Perfetto l'interno. Cartella editoriale in tela con custodia in cartoncino. [M244] Bellissimo libro d'artista, tirato in 135 copie numerate e firmate dall'Artista, con un suo scritto e diciannove tavole originali incise all'acquaforte. Leonardo Castellani (Faenza, 1896 - Urbino, 1984) pittore, incisore e scrittore. Fin dalla sua gioventù fu attratto da varie espressioni artistiche, dall'intaglio del legno fino alla pittura, passando per la scultura, la decorazione e la ceramica ma, solo con  l'acquaforte, l'acquerello ed il disegno riuscì a raggiungere il massimo della sua creatività artistica. Entrò in contatto con l'avanguardia futurista, a Roma e a Cesena, intrattenendo rapporti, tra gli altri, anche con Marinetti e Balla. Sempre a Cesena, si appassionò alla ceramica ed  in seguito, a Venezia, ebbe modo di sperimentare la pittura. Intrattenne rapporti di amicizia con Vincenzo Cardarelli , Virgilio Guidi, Pio Semeghini, Diego Valeri ed Ezra Pound. Dal 1928 al 1930 visse a Fano ed è lì che mise a punto, praticamente da autodidatta,  la tecnica dell'incisione privilegiando il paesaggio senza trascurare però la figura umana e la natura morta. Nel 1930 ottenne la cattedra di calcografia all'Istituto per l'illustrazione e la decorazione del libro di Urbino mantenendola per un lunghissimo periodo durante il quale formò  molti artisti tra cui  Nunzio Gulino, Arnaldo Ciarrocchi, Renato Bruscaglia, Enrico Ricci, Walter Piacesi, Adriano Calavalle. Nel secondo dopoguerra, Castellani godette di un ampio consenso tra gli incisori suoi contemporanei e fu apprezzatissimo  collaboratore della rivista "Il Selvaggio", che fu un importante canale di diffusione del nuovo stile dell'incisione italiana. Oltre all'autobiografico "Vivere nel tuo paese", pubblicò un trittico composto da: "Pagine senza cornice" (1946), "Quaderni di un calcografo" (1955) e "Carte sotto stampa" (1974). -

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        The Power Broker.

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974. First edition of the author's Pulitzer-Prize winning work on Robert Moses. Thick octavo, original black cloth, cartographic endpapers. Signed by Robert A. Caro on the title page. Fine in a a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Dust jacket design by Paul Bacon. A very nice example of this bulky book, which tends to show wear. One of the most acclaimed books of our time, winner of both the Pulitzer and the Francis Parkman prizes, the Power Broker tells the hidden story behind the shaping (and mis-shaping) of twentieth-century New York and makes public what few have known: that Robert Moses was, for almost half a century, the single most powerful man of our time in New York, the shaper not only of the city's politics but of its physical structure and the problems of urban decline that plague us today. "Surely the greatest book ever written about a city" (David Halberstam). Theodore H. White called it "A masterpiece of American reporting. It's more than the story of a tragic figure or the exploration of the unknown politics of our time. It's an elegantly written and enthralling work of art."

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        Arazzi egiziani della Scuola Wissa Wassef

      OLIVETTI, MILANO 1974 - ITALIANO Brossura editoriale in cartoncino flessibile plastificato. Copertina illustrata con alette. Pagine in buonissimo stato, ricche di fotografie a colori e in nero, fuori testo. Catalogo della mostra tenutasi presso Palazzo dell' Arengario, in Milano. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Ethnomusicology: A Study of its Nature, Its Problems, Methods and Representative Personalities to which is Added a Bibliography

      372 Seiten Taschenbuch Ausgabe von 1974, außen mit Gebrauchsspuren, schief gelesen, sonst innen guter Zustand, Artikel stammt aus Nichtraucherhaushalt! GG2765

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

      North Hills: Bird & Bull Press, 1974. Small quarto. 128pp. One of 175 copies. One of the most important and beautiful books of the Bird & Bull Press. The first section of the text consists of Morris' survey of lesser-known contemporaneous papermakers, with brief histories, photographic illustrations, and paper samples of mills in the United States, Canada, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Italy, and Poland. Numerous paper samples are bound and tipped-in, including a papyrus sheet from Hassan Ragab at the Papyrus Institute. The second part provides an index of "The Paper Maker," a periodical issued by Hercules. Minor wear to extremities, else fine in quarter-morocco and red paste-paper boards. Prospectus, typewritten bookseller's description, and two letters-one from H. E. Dotzert of the Lockwood Trade Journal to Ruth Lowry, June 15, 1937, and the other from W. A. Churchill to Dotzert, May 26, 1937, concerning a watermark of "G. Jones"-laid in. Bookplate. (Bird & Bull Bibliography A15).

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        A UNICEF Christmas card (printed on paper, unfolded dimensions 220 x 155 mm); on the blank verso is an autograph letter signed from Olda (Mrs Kokoschka). It is also inscribed and signed at the foot of the letter 'Love and kindest wishes for 1977, yours, Oskar Kokoschka'. The letter, to unnamed recipients, contains season's greetings and thank yous for various kindnesses; we know it to be addressed to one of his former students, Ernest Roth, and his wife in Adelaide, South Australia

      It is offered together with another eleven letters and an aerogram (seven in German, five in English, dated between 1974 to 1980), all written and signed by Olda Kokoschka to the Roths. The content tends to be routine and repetitive, but it is not without appeal. For example, in November 1978, Olda writes 'that Kokoschka [aged 92] is fairly well and interested in all events in the world as before. We read together a lot and hope that the winter will be kind to us'. There is also a small quantity of related material, including four post-1980 Christmas cards from Olda (these reproduce Kokoschka artwork), the original envelopes for the letters, and some minor printed ephemera.

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        Sommar Boken (The Summer Book)

      Albert Bonniers Ferlag 1974 - Text in Swedish. Signed by the author on the title page. Publisher's white cloth binding with gilt stamping, in white printed dust jacket. Very Good with lean to spine. Dust jacket is lightly edge worn with small loss at the corners and spine ends, lightly marked and soiled with scuffing to rear and surface wear. The story of the relationship between a child and her grandmother, spending time together on a quiet island in the northern sea, as told in vignettes. A touching work of fiction by Tove Jansson, more commonly known as the creator of the Moomins. The Swedish-speaking author is very celebrated in her native Finland, and books signed by her are scarce. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        1917-1974. [History of the Kornilov Regiment. 1917 - 1974].

      Parizh 1974 - Octavo (24 x 16.5 cm). 670 pp., decorated throughout. White publisher's wrappers; soiled, small tears to spine. First and only edition; "very rare" (Savine). Detailed account of the history of the Kornilov regiment, one of the earliest formed voluntary divisions of the White Army. The self-published work was compiled by Levitov (1893-1982), the Colonel of the Kornilov regiment, whose first-hand experience and memories are combined here with academic research and interviews with participants of the events. He describes the formation of the regiment in May-June 1917, the epic 'Ice March' into the empty steppe towards the Kuban, the siege of Ekaterinodar, the death of General Kornilov and transfer of the command to General Denikin, march towards Moscow, relocation of the White Army to Crimea and further life in exile. The work benefits from multiple photographs, plans and historical documents reproduced along the text. Not in the collection of Russian National Library (RNB). __________________________________________ ??????????? ???? ?? ??????? ????????????? ???????? ????? ???????????? ???? ??? ?????? ????? ????????????, ? ?????? ??? ????? ???????????? ?? ??? ? ????????? ?? ??????? ????????? ????????? ? ????????? ??????????????? ????? ????? ????? ?????? ? ????? ?? ???? ???????? ????????? ????????????? ????? ?.? ??????? ? ??? ??????????? ?????? ?????? ?????, ????? ????????? ???????? ??? ??????? ?????, ??????? ? ??? ????????? ? 17 ????, ????? ? ?????? ????????? ?????, ??????????? ?? ????????????, ?????? ???????? ????????? ? ?????????? ? ???????????? ???????? ????????, 2-? ????????? ?????, ??????????? ???, ???????? ?? ??????, ??????????? ? ???????????? ?????, ?????????? ? ????, ??? ????? ?? - ??? ?? ????????, ???????? ?????? ? ???????, ????????????? ????????, ????? ?????? ????? ? ????? ?????????? ????? ?????? ????????? ????????? ?????, ??????????? ????????????? ???, ?????? ?????, ?????????? ????????? ? ???????????? ?? ??? ???????? ?????????, ??????? ?????? ??????????? ? ???? - 48000 ???????, ? ????? ???????????? ???????? ?????????? ??????????? ???????, ????? ? ????? ????????? ??????????? ? ??????, ????? ??? ????????? ?????????? ?????, ????? ? ????? ?????? ???????? ????? ????? ??????????? (?????? ?????). ?? ??????? ? ???????? ??? Review of the book by V.V.Orekhov in "Chasovoy" (1974, ? 580, p. 12). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      SOCIETA' EDITRICE SALERNITANA, SALERNO 1974 - ITALIANO Pagine ottimamente conservate, in italiano con alcune piccole parti in latino, brossura editoriale morbida, rossa con titoli neri, scolorita al dorso e con lievissimi segni del tempo

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Zeig Mal! Ein Bilderbuch für Kinder und Eltern. Fotografiert und getextet von Will McBride. Erklärt von Helga Fleischhauer-Hardt Vorwort von Helmut Kentlervon Will McBride (Autor, Fotograf), Helga Fleischhauer-Hardt (Autor), Helmut Kentler

      Zeig Mal! Ein Bilderbuch für Kinder und Eltern. Fotografiert und getextet Will McBride. Erklärt Helga Fleischhauer-Hardt. Vorwort Helmut Kentler. Fotograf Helga Fleischhauer-Hardt Helmut Kentler Boys Peter Weiermair Bucher C.J. Jugenddienst-Verlag

      [Bookseller: LLU-Bookservice]
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        Records of the Australian Academy of Science. Volume 3, Number 1, November 1974 to Volume 4, Number 3, May 1980. [Together with its continuation under the title] Historical Records of Australian Science. Volume 5, Number 1, November 1980 to Volume 19, Number 1, June 2008

      Canberra, Australian Academy of Science, 1974 to 2001, and CSIRO, 2002 to 2008. Large octavo, 55 issues, each one approximately 120 pages with numerous illustrations. Original card covers in fine condition (with two exceptions: some leaves in Volume 3, Number 2 have become loose, and Volume 6, Number 2 has been bound without the card covers in flush-cut quarter contrasting cloth). The last ten issues have the ownership signature of Dr John Jenkin (a contributor) on the front cover. Loosely inserted are photocopies of the contents pages of the eight numbers of the missing first two volumes (published between 1966 and 1973). The journal was published quarterly for the first fourteen volumes, then twice yearly, with two exceptions: Volume 3, Numbers 3/4 is a double issue, and Volume 4, Number 4 does not exist. Uncommonly interesting.

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers]
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        The Complete Drawings of Albrecht Durer

      Abaris Books 1974 - 6 volume set. x, 3352 p. : ill. ; 32 cm. An important and exhaustive Durer reference. Hardcover. No dust jacket, as issued. Good binding and cover. Minor stains to outer edge. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Karla Trilogy ~ Comprising Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy/The Honorable Schoolboy/ Smiley's People - a very good set

      Hodder and Stoughton, 1974. Three separate books, all first editions, first printings. Tinker Tailor, Soldier Spy published in 1974; The Honourable Schoolboy published in 1977; Smiley's People published 1980. All books are near fine/near fine. 'Tinker Tailor' is not price clipped, has a little spotting to the top edge and no inscriptions. 'The Honourable Schoolboy' is not price clipped and has a little wear to the edges and one small nick to the edge of the front panel. 'Smiley's People' has a little light spotting to the top edge of the book but is fine and has no inscriptions - not clipped with one repaired closed tear to the front panel. All dust wrappers have a little wear to the edges. All now protected in Brodart wrappers. The first volume was the basis for the 1970s series starring Sir Alec Guinness and latterly the excellent motion picture featuring Gary Oldman. A near fine set. (Extra postage abroad will be required)

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Larry Sultan and Mike Mandel: How to Read Music in One Evening / A Clatworthy Catalog [SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY (by Larry Sultan)]

      Clatworthy Colorvues 1974 - First edition, first printing. Signed and inscribed in blue ink on the copyright page (by Larry Sultan) to an important figure in contemporary photography (please inquire). Soft cover. Photographically illustrated wrappers; no dust jacket as issued. Found images edited and arranged by Larry Sultan and Mike Mandel. Unpaginated (60 pp.), with black-and-white plates throughout. 8 x 10-7/8 inches. Fine (1mm crease at upper corner of wrapper). From Sandra Phillips: "In 1974, Mike Mandel and Larry Sultan, produced their first collaborative book, How to Read Music in One Evening, A Clatworthy Catalog. This comprised a series of drawings and rather lowbrow photographic illustrations lifted from cheap ads or instructional manuals: the sort you would find on the back of comic books or inside matchbooks or in the pages of the (now defunct) Sunset House catalog. The advertised electric neck warmers, machines to strip corn off the cob, tape to repair the water hose for your car were arranged and cropped, and these wonderfully ordinary, naive pictures were reordered and became a mysterious and funny metaphorical book essentially about sex. Those strange gray pictures which demonstrated how a mechanical nose hair trimmer worked, or how to place potatoes on a metal spike to cook them more efficiently, resembled the collaged work of Jess, or Bruce Conner.In How to Read Music, however, the pictures were arranged with a respect for the authority of the original image, which, while cropped (and excising the text) retains its identity while at the same time is altered by the anomalous relationship it has with the other pictures. Even though the mechanics they illustrate is decidedly low tech, mop handles, shoulder strap details, the consistent theme is of people using mechanical devices in a kind of banal but utopian association, women smiling giddily as they try on sunshades or telephone receivers. Only toward the end is there even a sense of foreboding: a close-up of a hand gun near a man's shirtless chest, a man's face covered with a ski mask except for the eyes and nose, a box of jewels and documents with ghostly flames licking its surface. Not surprisingly, this little book gives clues to the photographic project that immediately followed it?[Evidence]." Signed by Author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vincent Borrelli, Bookseller]
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      US First Edition, First Printing (Doubleday, 1974). Adapted to cinema on several occasions; the first adaptation being two years after publication in 1976. Publisher's original maroon cloth and dust jacket. Some light rubbing to tips of spine and corners of dust jacket. A superb, near fine example of the author's first novel. All expected true first edition features are present: - Dust jacket price is $5.95 - The book is full bound in maroon cloth - Paste-downs and front and rear endpapers are black - 'First Edition' is printed on the copyright page - 'P6' is printed in the inner margin of page 199.

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        Immediate Surrounding

      So. Lancaster, Massachusetts: Other Publications, 1974. First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED by poet Lewis Warsh and artist George Schneeman and featuring an original drawing by Schneeman. A nice collaboration between poet and artist, two important figures in the New York School of poetry. This slender chapbook contains one long poem in which Warsh muses about life in the East Village; the poem originally appeared in ZZ magazine. This volume is letter I of 26 special copies signed by Warsh (b. 1944) and Schneeman (1934-2009); there also was a trade edition of 500 copies. Cover and frontispiece illustration by Schneeman (the frontispiece is based on a photo by Rudy Burckhardt). Small 4to ( 9 1/2 inches x 6 inches / 235 mm x 155 mm), [20] pages in stapled card wrappers. Mild toning to the wrappers. Otherwise, clean and bright. A Very Good or better copy of a publication that is rarely found signed by both the author and artist. No other signed copies in commerce as of March 1, 2017. SCARCE SIGNED.

      [Bookseller: Le Bookiniste]
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        Lettre tapuscrite

      1974 - Lettre tapuscrite signée et datée et 13 avril 1974, adressée à Raphaël Sorin aux Editions Champ Libre le remerciant de l'accueil que la critique française a réservé à son livre la "Révolution Electronique" sortie en 1974 (n°59 du catalogue de 1986), dans une traduction de Jean Chopin, parue précédemment en 1971 dans l'édition bilingue de la Blackmoor Head Press. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chloé et Denis Ozanne]
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        Obras completas

      Emecé Editores, Buenos Aires 1974 - Ejemplar de la tirada especial de 100 de la 1º edición en papel Biblia. Este ejemplar sin numerar. Firmado por Borges. Con sobrecubierta. Amarronado en canto superior. 1161 pp páginas [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria de Antano (ILAB & ABA Members)]
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        The Churchill Centenary Medals

      [London], John Pinches Medallists for the Churchill Centenary Trust, 1974. Quarto; a leatherette album containing 24 limited edition 'Sterling Silver Proof' medals especially minted for this volume, housed six at a time in thick double-sided display boards, with interleaved text describing the singular events in Churchill's life depicted on each medal; in very fine condition. The album comes with a certificate of authenticity signed by Sir John Colville, Chairman of the Churchill Centenary Trust. The limitation number is not stated.

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers]
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