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        Carrying the Fire (SIGNED, PSA-Certified)

      Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1974 SIGNED, INSCRIBED & DATED BY MICHAEL COLLINS! Signature professionally authenticated by PSA/DNA; full Letter of Authenticity is included. Interior is very clean but fading and mild wear on the boards. Dust jacket is price-clipped and exhibits wear on extremities; new Brodart mylar protects the DJ. Expedited and international shipping are welcome. Bk 1; signed by author.

      [Bookseller: Bookcharmed]
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        Senza titolo

      , , 1974. Molto Buono (Very Good). Dedica e firma autografe dell'Artista ad un importante letterato italiano, Milano 1974. Litografia a colori. cm 50x65 a pieno foglio. Dedica e firma autografe dell'Artista ad un importante letterato italiano, Milano 1974. Molto Buono (Very Good). .

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Ansel Adams, Images 1923-1974 (Signed)

      Boston, Massachusetts: New York Graphic Society, 1974. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Adams, Ansel. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. 130 p. Signed by Author(s). Housed in a near fine slipcase (condition details below), with Ansel Adams' signature on a page tipped in prior to title page and dated "Carmel, 1975". ***ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Ansel Easton Adams (1902-1984) was noted as a perfect balance of photographer and environmentalist. Most of us have seen Ansel Adams' photographs and have been awed by their beauty; he helped to elevate photography to an art comparable with painting and music, and equally capable of expressing emotion and beauty. He told his students, "It is easy to take a photograph, but it is harder to make a masterpiece in photography than in any other art medium". (Info from Wikipedia) ***ABOUT THE BOOK: The twelve-page Introduction by Wallace Stegner foretells the purpose of this book; to share with us Ansel Adams' vision of Nature ("Nature is for reverence") in all its grandeur and glory. In the preface, Ansel Adams himself discusses the difficulty of choosing 115 images from a working span of over 50 years and his hope that we, the viewers, would find new worlds open to us through his eyes. ***DESCRIPTION: Grey cloth boards with the initials "AA" in silver gilt, black cloth spine with silver gilt lettering, pictorial endpapers ("Clearing Storm", Sonoma County Hills, California c. 1960), frontispiece ("Winter Sunrise", Sierra Nevada, 1944) followed by the tipped-in page bearing Ansel Adams' signature and stating it is a special edition for Time-Life subscribers, Carmel, California, dated 1975, followed by title page, Ansel Adams' preface, Wallace Stegner's Foreword, followed by over 100 pages of his incomNear Fineparable photographs; most from Nature, but some fascinating portraits and scenes that include cities, buildings, and ruins. Oblong folio, pagination: (1-2), tipped in signature page, (3-5), 6-127, Colophon page. The unclipped pictorial dust jacket has a photograph of the Sierra Nevada in winter on the front and Mount Williamson on the back, the front flap contains a summary of the book, the back flap short bios and pictures of both Ansel Adams and Wallace Stegner. The heavy cardboard slipcase is covered in brown paper with the same "AA" initials on the front in black. ***CONDITION: Volume is fine with no evidence of usage; the text block is strong, the head and tail of the spine, and the corners, are perfectly straight with no rubbing, interior is clean and bright, totally free of prior owner markings. The unclipped dust jacket shows the original price of $65.00 "until 12/31/74" and $75.00 thereafter, it is near fine with only some shallow creases to the head of the spine. The slipcase is also near fine with a few shallow tears just beginning at scattered portions of the joints, a small tear to the case where the back meets the top, and some minor scuffing to the back. ***POSTAGE: Please note that this is an extremely large and quite heavy book; while we are happy to ship to both domestic and international addresses, additional postage will apply. If you would like to contact us in advance for postage costs, we are happy to provide an estimate prior to your placing an order. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        La più grande storia mai raccontata La Sacra Bibbia

      EDIZIONI PAOLINE, 1974. ITALIANO 1,4 Legatura editoriale in cartoncino rigido. Copertina illustrata in entrambi i piatti. Pagine in buono stato, con illustrazioni a colori nel testo, e tavole fuori testo a tutta pagina. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        THE FOREVER WAR

      New York: St. Martin's Press, [1974]. First edition. A fine copy in a nearly fine first issue dust jacket (priced $7.95) with a touch of rubbing to the front flap fold and upper right front corner and mild rubbing to spine ends. (16004). Octavo, boards. "Tough, slick narrative of an interstellar which lasts [over] 1000 years. To the soldier hero, it seems to last about ten years, thanks to the time-dilation effect of faster-than-light travel. Good, realistic, military SF which actually subverts many of the clichés of that category ... (he was a Vietnam veteran, which helped). Initially rejected by 18 publishers, it has since sold over a million copies." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), pp. 141-2. Haldeman's first SF novel. Winner of the 1975 Hugo award for best novel. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-479. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 360. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 813-8.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Arrow to the Sun: A Pueblo Indian Tale **1st Signed Caldecott Medal

      Viking Press, New York, New York, U.S.A. 1974 - Lovely copy of this Caldecott Medal winner, difficult to find in collectible condition. Unpaginated, oblong 4to. Illustrated in color throughout. Near Fine with some sunning to very edges of boards. No previous owner name or marks; pages crisp. Jacket has a few very short tears and with some accompanying creasing, more noticeable because the jacket is black, but still very nice. Price on jacket flap intact; no medal sticker present. Quite scarce without the medal sticker! This copy also inscribed and signed in full by McDermott on the title page. Please see photos. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Barbara Mader - Children's Books]
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        The Congress

      London: Enitharmon Press, 1974. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Manning, Hugo. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 25 p. Signed by Author, Translator, and Artist. Limited edition of 300 total, of which 50 were signed by the author and translator; an unspecified number were also signed by the artist, Hugo Manning, of which this is one, this copy being number 3 of the 50. A short story, but the longest written, by Jorge Francsico Isidoro Luis Borges, KBE (1899-1986), a literary giant in both the Spanish-language world and internationally. Regrettably never awarded the Nobel Prize, his works are highly regarded and are seen as the precursor to magical realism later typified by authors such as Gabriel Garcia Marquez. "The Congress" can be viewed as a political essay and was Borges' personal favourite; as with many human endeavors it opens with a high-minded goal and ends in ashes.***DESCRIPTION: Bound in gold cloth, white lettering on the spine, ivory laid paper endpapers, tipped-in frontispiece being a reproduction of a pencil sketch by Hugo Manning entitled "Jorge Luis Borges in London, 1971"; small quarto size (approximately 9.75" tall), pagination: (i-vi), 1-17, blank, colophon; issued in a limited edition of 300 total, of which 50 were printed on Glastonbury Coloured Antique Laid paper and, per the colophon page, were signed by the author and translator; this copy is also signed by the artist and it number 3 of the 50. The volume is protected by a clear acetate dust wrapper.***CONDITION: Fine, with a strong, square text block, solid hinges, perfectly straight corners with no rubbing, the interior is clean and bright, and it is entirely free of prior owner markings; the dust wrapper is also fine.***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard does not always cover costs; please contact us for details.***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        The Goose Man

      First edition. Oblong 8vo., original full chocolate leather, printed on Greens pasteless board, with the acquatints on Hayle Mill watercolur paper, hand-marbled endpapers. Boughton Monchelsea, Ebeneza Press.

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values

      New York: William Morrow & Company, 1974. First edition of the author's groundbreaking work. Octavo, original half cloth. Lengthily inscribed by the author in the year of publication on the front free endpaper, "Dear Mark Dillon Really happy to hear about your firm. I'm very strong on this region and will be thinking about your press. Robert M. Pirsig Apr 15, 1974." Fine in a fine dust jacket . "Enormously influential journey of self-discovery permeated by philosophical discussion, and startlingly original and disturbing imagery, based on an autobiographical account of a journey across the USA on a motorbike undertaken with his son in 1968; the shifts between narrative, analogy, and philosophical meditation have prompted several critics to see this work as a latter-day Moby-Dick" (Stringer, 532).

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        Casandra: Revista de Poesía. No. 1 (1974) through No. 2 (1976) (all published)

      A complete run in two issues of the Argentinian poetry journal, under the editorial direction of Osvaldo Svanascini, containing traditional, concrete, and visual poetry as well as essays on poetry from primarily contemporary Argentinian poets. Scattered illustrations. 8vo. Orig. stapled wrpps., some minor soiling or losses to covers, issue no. 1 with an ink mark to back cover. Buenos Aires 1974-1976. Contributing poets to this journal include Enrique Molina, Alberto Girri, Basilio Uribe, Alberto Claudio Blasetti, Raúl Gustavo Aguirre, Henri Chopin, and Horacio Jorge Becco, among others, with illustrations by Enrique Molia, Alda Armagni, and Roberto Páez. As of June 2017, WorldCat locates four holdings in North American institutions.

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        Paul Rudolph Architectural Drawings

      Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. VG-/Good+ 1st ed 1974 Lund Humphries hardback, unclipped DJ, illustrated. Almost 2cm closed tears at top left and top right front corners of DJ, name to fly-leaf in pencil and a little corner bumping else well-preserved tight and unmarked. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; ISBN: 0853313679. ISBN/EAN: 9780853313670. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 066109.. 9780853313670

      [Bookseller: M. Guida - 84 CCR Books]
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        NIGHT MONSTERS

      Victor Gollancz, London 1974 - Octavo, boards. Collects seven stories. Content differs from that of the 1969 Ace edition of the same title. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-202. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-145. Previous owner's gift inscription to front free endpaper, a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Uncommon. (14628) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Carrie

      Doubleday 1974 - Stated First Edition. $5.95 price on dust jacket. Code P6 in gutter of page 199. Book is Fine, with light rubbing to back cover. Small, shallow chip out of head of dust jacket spine. Short crease at top left corner on front of jacket. Top right tip slightly rubbed. A couple of minor rub marks on the front of the jacket, which is now in mylar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Avol's Books LLC]
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        THE GAME PLAYERS OF TITAN

      London, New York, Sydney and Toronto: White Lion Publishers Limited, [1974]. First British and First hardcover edition. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to corner tips and mild dust soiling to white background of rear panel. (16498). Octavo, boards. First published as a paperback original in the U.S. After a war between the United States and China, the survivors are mostly sterile and the eminent survivors play a game, introduced by aliens from Titan, which is a cross between monopoly and poker, in which real estate holding, possession of cities, and marriages are decided (which affects fertility).

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Uccelliera overo Discorso della natura e proprietà di diversi uccelli, e in particolare di que'che cantano. Con il modo di prendergli, conoscergli, allevargli, e mantenergli. E con le Figure cavate dal vero, e diligentem intagliate dal Tempesta e dal Villamena. Opera di Gio. Pietro Olina novar

      Presso M. Angelo de Rossi - Roma, 1974. ITALIANO 0,38 Copia anastatica del tomo del 1684, in buono stato, sovraccoperta originale illustrata in carta pergamena, su recto bella cornice figurata, bordo consunto, punta superiore del verso ammaccata, due strappetti; coperta in cartoncino, bordo, cima, piede, punte poco usurati, tagli e pagine ottimamente conservate, punte superiori di diverse pagine leggermente ammaccate. LXVI magnifiche tavole con illustrazioni riproducenti i disegni dal vero, intagliati in rame dal Tempesta e dal Villamena. Eleganti capilettera, cornici tipografiche e finalino in nero. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Jules Dupre, 1811-1889: catalogue raisonne de l'oeuvre peint, dessine et grave

      Paris: Leonce Laget, 1974. Royal blue cloth, white & illus. dust jacket, 414 pp., many BW plates. Text is in French. Provides a catalog raisonne of French Barbizon School painter Jules Dupre. Includes a chronology and an introduction to his work and life. The catalog is divided into sections for paintings, drawings, and lithographs. Each section is further divided by decade of creation and/or subject matter. This is one of 400 copies, though it is not numbered. A supplement to it (not included here) was produced in 1982. Rare. VG- (DJ has three tears at the bottom front edge (tape-repaired underneath) and one at upper back): dj is tanned inconsistently; interior pages are lightly tanning at edges; pages & plates are generally clear.).

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc.]
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        Seven illustrated wall hanging calendars from India, dated 1973 and 1974

      India: T.J.S. & Sons, Prakash Arts, and M.N.M. Publications, 1974. Unbound. Near Fine. Seven illustrated wall hanging calendars from India, dated 1973 and 1974, all measure approximately 14 x 21 1/2", with cloth hanging loops at top edge. Handsomely illustrated in color, all calendars in near fine condition with mild foxing to top edges (a result of metal reinforced edge), hint of wear otherwise. See photos of beautiful illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        42 Issues The Spirit -by Will Eisner ( 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 & a Special Issue

      N.Y. / New York / Princetaon, WI: Warren Magazine / Kitchen Sink Enterprises / The Spirit, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1st Edition, First Printing, USA - ----------42 issues of The Spirit, issues 1 to 16 were done by Warren as well as the Special Issue (between 16 and 17 ), starting with issue 17 Kitchen Sink took over, all issues with super colour covers of which most are wraparound style covering front and rear covers, all of these have b&w serials and MOST have at least one colour section, all of varying pagination, all of these are at least Very Good+ with many being Near Fine, bought when issued these look like they are unread but knowing the man these came from I am sure that they were read once very carefully, extra shipping will be required for these 42 issues, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup (Member of IOBA)]
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        RICORDO DI MARIA NALLINO ESTRATTO DA ANNALI DI CA'FOSCARI XIII,3 1974 (SERIE ORIENTALE 5)

      PAIDEIA, 1974. ITALIANO 0,03 Pagine lievemente brunite ai bordi e con minimo segno di fioritura, brossura editoriale morbida e con lievissima fioritura. Maria Nallino, titolare della cattedra di lingua e letteratura araba dell'Università di Venezia, nel ricordo di Francesco Castro USATO

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        The Book of Breething - le Livre des Respirations; Het Boek der Ademhalingen

      OU, Henry Chopin, Ingatestone, Essex., 1974. First edition. Oblong octavo. Drawings by Bob Gale interspersed with short texts by Burroughs. Pictorial glossy wrappers with flaps. At the end the texts have been translated into French and Dutch.Number XIIIL (sic) out of fifty copies signed by the author.Small and very faint patch of fading to rear cover. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller]
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        Something I've Been Meaning to Tell You [1st Printing + Signed Plate Laid-in]

      McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Toronto, Toronto 1974 - 1st printing of the first Canadian hardcover edition of the author's third book, a story collection. Laid-in is a loose 4 x 3" bookplate SIGNED by Munro. The book is bound in kelly green cloth. It is square and tight with sharp corners and no markings by a previous owner. The heel of the book's spine has softened, and there is a short tear in the cloth, at that point. Minor tanning of the page edges. In the context of the first edition of this book, the jacket on this example is well-preserved. The creme-colored jacket shows typical tanning, which is uniform except on the spine, which has darkened. The artwork on the front cover and the author's photograph on the back panel are bright. There is a 1-inch closed tear in the top edge of the jacket with an associated crease. There are no losses. There is wear to the top edge of the jacket at the crown of the spine and the hinges. The bottom edge of the jacket shows less wear, at the heel of the spine and the back hinge. The jacket is not priced, as issued. The signed bookplate, which is not affixed to a page, is made with an adhesive on the reverse side which is activated with moisture. Canada's most highly-decorated writer, Munro was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2013 and cited as "a master of the contemporary short story." She won the Man Booker International Prize in 2009. She has won Canada's Giller Prize twice and the Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction three times: Dance of the Happy Shades (1968), Who Do You Think You Are? (1978) and The Progress of Love (1986). Since the 1960s, her stories have been published regularly in The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly and The Paris Review. Note to Collectors: never an avid signer, when Munro completed the publicity tour for The Love of A Good Woman in 1998, she announced that she would no longer make public appearances to autograph books. Now age 85, she has retired from writing. Also available from this bookseller is a Canadian hardcover first of Runaway signed by Munro on the title page and a Canadian first of her 2nd book, and only novel, Lives of Girls & Women with a signed plate laid-in. Canadian orders will be charged GST. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        BRUCE NAUMAN: FLAYED EARTH / FLAYED SELF (SKIN / SINK)

      (NAUMAN, BRUCE). Nauman, Bruce. BRUCE NAUMAN: FLAYED EARTH / FLAYED SELF (SKIN / SINK). Los Angeles: Nicholas Wilder Gallery, 1974. First Edition. 12mo. Stapled Printed Wrappers. Artist's Book. Fine. np (30pp), no illustrations. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. Published in conjunction with a 1974 Los Angeles exhibition at the late, great Nicholas Wilder Gallery, this is an artist's book by renowned conceptual practitioner Bruce Nauman consisting entirely of text. A bright, most handsome example of this exceedingly uncommon ephemeral item. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 025237

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        L'ANGE DU JUGEMENT

      - Affiche originale imprimée en lithographie par Mourlot en 1974 Ref. "les affiches de Chagall" n°139 - Sorlier Format : 78 x 52 cm Tirage à 5.000 exemplaires avec le texte

      [Bookseller: dominique besson]
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        Casandra: Revista de Poesía No 1 (1974) through No 2 (1976) (all published)

      A complete run in two issues of the Argentinian poetry journal, under the editorial direction of Osvaldo Svanascini, containing traditional, concrete, and visual poetry as well as essays on poetry from primarily contemporary Argentinian poets. Scattered illustrations. 8vo. Orig. stapled wrpps., some minor soiling or losses to covers, issue no. 1 with an ink mark to back cover. Buenos Aires 1974-1976. Contributing poets to this journal include Enrique Molina, Alberto Girri, Basilio Uribe, Alberto Claudio Blasetti, Raúl Gustavo Aguirre, Henri Chopin, and Horacio Jorge Becco, among others, with illustrations by Enrique Molia, Alda Armagni, and Roberto Páez. As of June 2017, WorldCat locates four holdings in North American institutions.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        Jordaens Drawings

      London: Phaidon, 1974. First English language edition. Hardcover. vg. 4 volumes. Catalogue Raisonne. 686pp. of text followed by 636 plates. Red cloth with title plate in original dj with matching slipcase. Minor scuffing to dj. Slipcase cloth torn along head of spine. Front cover of slipcase has one inch puncture. A fine 4 volume set based on the 1956 monograph by d'Hulst of the Flemish painter Jacob Jordaens (1593-1678). "An introductory chapter entitled 'Jordaens as a Draughtsman' describes the history of the estimation of Jordaen's graphic work through the ages and also shows us the development of his drawing style". Profusely illustrated with 636 full page b/w drawings. Slipcase in good, dj's in very good, books in near fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller ]
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        The Civil War: A Narrative [Three Volume Set]

      New York: Random House, 1974. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original grey cloth with previous ownership signature and bookplate in each volume.. Thick octavo. 6.75 x 9.75 in. 840 pp; 988 pp; 1,106 pp. Illustrated with black-and-white maps and color endpaper maps. Signed by Foote on early endpaper in first volume. All three volumes are first printings, but lack dust jackets.

      [Bookseller: Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA]
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        Notizie dei Professori del Disegno da Cimabue in Qua (7 volumes, complete)

      Firenze: S.P.E.S. STUDIO PER EDIZIONI SCELTE S.R.L. / Eurografica S.p.A., 1974. Appendices published in 1975. Hardcover. NF, all volumes. All volumes: Rich, crimson cloth/boards; black title blocks on spine; gilt lettering; no dust jackets. Half title pages have small, bw image; no other illustrations in any volume. Paginations, by volume, as follows: 607; 666; 738; 715; 708; 626, [1]; and 339, [2]. Volumes 6 and 7 are appendices. NOTE: This set is very heavy at 21 pounds and will require extra postage, especially to locations outside the US. The complete works of Filippo Baldinucci, a renowned Florentine art historian and biographer. The first 5 volumes are a facsimile copy of the 1845-47 edition published in Firenze (Florence) by V. Batelli e Compagni. (The works originally were published between 1681-1728, also in Florence.) Volumes 2 through 5 include annotations and supplemental information, edited by F. Ranalli. Volumes 6 and 7 are appendices with critial notes and supplemental information, edited by Paola Barrocchi. This entire set is nearly flawless; a hardcover set bound in beautiful, rich, red cloth. (Text in Italian, with the complete title being, 'Notizie dei professori del disegno da Cimabue in qua : per le quali si dimostra come, e per chi le belle arti di pittura, scultura e architettura, lasciata la rozzezza delle maniere greca e gotica, si siano in questi secoli ridotte all' antica loro perfezione. - Opera di Filippo Baldinucci, Fiorentino distinta in secoli, e decennali.'.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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        All the President's Men [FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY BERNSTEIN]

      1974 Simon & Schuster trade hardcover format, Carl Bernstein's signature pasted in on the full title page, full numberline appears on the copyright page, "1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10". Not remainder marked, dj is not price clipped($8.95). Dj has tiny open chip on top edge of front panel & one tiny chip at the top extremity of the spine, else clean, looks very good in Brodart protective sleeve. Pages clean, unmarked & bright. Deep blue cloth covered boards clean & square, white lettering on spine is fine. Binding firm & straight.

      [Bookseller: jonny8books]
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        Glas.

      P., Editions Galilée, coll. Digraphe dirigée par Jean Ristat, 27 septembre 1974. - 25 x 25 cm, 292 p. Broché, couv. impr. Très bel exemplaire. Edition originale, exemplaire du premier tirage, de cette écriture expérimentale en deux colonnes, l'une pour commenter Hegel, l'autre pour lire Jean Genet.- « D’abord : deux colonnes. Tronquées, par le haut et par le bas, taillées aussi dans leur flanc : incises, tatouages, incrustations. Une première lecture peut faire comme si deux textes dressés, l’un contre l’autre ou l’un sans l’autre, entre eux ne communiquaient pas. Et d’une certaine façon délibérée, cela reste vrai, quant au prétexte, à l’objet, à la langue, au style, au rythme, à la loi. Une dialectique d’un côté, une galactique de l’autre, hétérogènes et cependant indiscernables dans leurs effets, parfois jusqu’à l’hallucination. Entre les deux, le battant d’un autre texte, on dirait d’une autre "logique" : aux surnoms d’obséquence, de penêtre, de stricture, de serrure, d’anthérection, de mors, etc. Pour qui tient à la signature, au corpus et au propre, déclarons que, mettant en jeu, en pièces plutôt, mon nom, mon corps et mon seing, j’élabore d’un même coup, en toutes lettres, ceux du dénommé Hegel dans une colonne, ceux du dénommé Genet dans l’autre. On verra pourquoi, chance et nécessité, ces deux-là. La chose, donc, s’élève, se détaille et détache selon deux tours, et l’accélération incessante d’un tour-à-tour. Dans leur double solitude, les colosses échangent une infinité de clins, par exemple d’œil, se doublent à l’envi, se pénètrent, collent et décollent, passant l’un dans l’autre, entre l’un et l’autre. Chaque colonne figure ici un colosse (colossos), nom donné au double du mort, au substitut de son érection. Plus qu’un, avant tout. L’écriture colossale déjoue tout autrement les calculs du deuil. Elle surprend et dérésonne l’économie de la mort dans tous ses retentissements. Glas en décomposition, (son ou sa) double bande, bande contre bande, c’est d’abord l’analyse du mot glas dans les virtualités retorses et retranchées de son "sens" (portées, volées de toutes les cloches, la sépulture, la pompe funèbre, le legs, le testament, le contrat, la signature, le nom propre, le prénom, le surnom, la classification et la lutte des classes, le travail du deuil dans les rapports de production, le fétichisme, le travestissement, la toilette du mort, l’incorporation, l’introjection du cadavre, l’idéalisation, la sublimation, la relève, le rejet, le reste, etc.) et de son « signifiant » (vol et déportation de toutes les formes sonores et graphiques, musicales et rythmiques, chorégraphie de Glas dans ses lettres et fécondations polyglottiques). Mais cette opposition (Sé / Sa), comme toutes les oppositions du reste, la sexuelle en particulier, par chance régulière se compromet, chaque terme en deux divisé s’agglutinant à l’autre. Un effet de gl (colle, glu, crachat, sperme, chrême, onguent, etc.) forme le conglomérat sans identité de ce cérémonial. Il rejoue la mimesis et l’arbitraire de la signature dans un accouplement déchaîné (toc / seing / lait), ivre comme un sonneur à sa corde pendu. Que reste-t-il du savoir absolu ? de l’histoire, de la philosophie, de l’économie politique, de la psychanalyse, de la sémiotique, de la linguistique, de la poétique ? du travail, de la langue, de la sexualité, de la famille, de la religion, de l’État, etc. ? Que reste-t-il, à détailler, du reste ? Pourquoi ces questions en forme de colosses et de fleurs phalliques ? Pourquoi exulter dans la thanatopraxie ? De quoi jouir à célébrer, moi, ici, maintenant, à telle heure, le baptême ou la circoncision, le mariage ou la mort, du père et de la mère, celui de Hegel, celle de Genet ? Reste à savoir – ce qu’on n’a pu penser : le détaillé d’un coup. » (J. Derrida). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Tang Li Hsien Mu Bi Hua (Murals in the Tomb of Li Hsien of The Tang Dynasty)

      Beijin, China: Cultural Entities (Wen Wu)Printing Press, 1974. folio. Green Hard Cover. Very Good. Illustrated. Text in Chinese. 80 pages. The First Album of King-Kwei's Collection with Explanations. Loose leaves with plates of murals annotated in Chinese. Text in Chinese. Large volume, may cost extra for shipping.

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        Blaeksprutten [The Cuttlefish]: (27 volumes, 1889-1974)

      (Ernst Bojesen / Gyldendalske Boghandel), Kjobenhavn [Denmark] 1974 - A collection of 27 volumes of this Danish satirical magazine, famous for its color lithographic covers and cartoons. Oblong quartos. Text in Danish. The set includes six scarce early issues in contemporary marbled paper-covered boards with the original wrappers bound in (1889, 1896, 1898, 1902, 1903, and 1912); and 21 loose issues in wrappers (1914-17, 1919-20, 1922-34, 1947 and 1974). Rubbing, scattered nicks and short tears to the edges of the marbled boards and wrap edges, the front wrap of the 1889 issue is detached, the 1915 and 1919 issues lack both wraps, else about very good overall. From the library of Ole Risom, author of *I Am a Bunny*, and an important publisher of children's books at Golden Books Western Press and Random House. Most issues are inscribed to either Ole or his brother Jens Risom from their grandfather. The set also includes one volume (1896) that belonged to Axel Henriques, one of Blaeksprutten's leading writers, with his name stamped in gilt on the front board.The 25 volumes from 1889 through 1934 feature many classic color covers and cartoons by Axel Thiess, Alfred Schmidt, Hans Bendix, Herluf Jensenius, and Poul Fischer, with most of the text written by Axel Henriques and Anton Melbye. All five artists were renowned for their delightfully fresh and provocative cartoons (showing what life was really like), exhibiting a striking satiric wit and style very much influenced by the great lithographs of Honore Daumier. Among the many highlights are Axel Thiess's signature Cuttlefish cover from 1889 and Dancing Polar Bears cover of 1896, and Hans Bendix's "Hjem fra Skole" [Home from School] from 1928 (showing the corrupting effects of Josephine Baker's immorality on respectable Danish society). Ole Risom was born in Copenhagen and fled Nazi-occupied Denmark for the United States in 1940. After the war he soon became influential in launching the careers of many young artists, and developed a close working relationship with Richard Scarry. Laid-in is a TLS from Risom in Danish (on Random House stationary, dated August 17, 1993). A compelling collection of many early loose issues in unique marbled boards and wrappers, with a nice association. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THONGOR CONTRO GLI DEI

      DELTA FANTASCIENZA, MILANO 1974 - FANTASIA EROICA ITALIANO Traduzione di S.Cauli, n. IX della collana, pagine brunite ai bordi e con lievissima fioritura, fioritura anche ai tagli, brossura editoriale ingiallita e con lievi segni di usura da scaffalatura

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        Lawrence And Brett: A Friendship (D. H. Lawrence)

      Santa Fe: Sunstone Press, 1974. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Printing Xiv, 302, X, (Viii). Blue Cloth, Gilt. First Printing Of This Second Edition, Which Has Much Added Background Information Relevant To The Original Book And The Lawrence Circle. Signed By Dorothy Brett And John Manchester On The Title Page; Also Inscribed By Them To Writer William Goyen (With Love) From Both, On The Dedication Page; And With Goyen's Ownership Signature On The Front Endpaper. When Goyen Moved To Taos After Wwii, He Was Given The Three Acres Adjacent To Brett's House Near Taos, Which Land Was Later Bought By Manchester.

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        Tang Li Hsien Mu Bi Hua (Murals in the Tomb of Li Hsien of The Tang Dynasty).

      Beijin, China: Cultural Entities (Wen Wu)Printing Press. 1974 - folio. Green Hard Cover. Very Good. Illustrated. Text in Chinese. 80 pages. The First Album of King-Kwei's Collection with Explanations. Loose leaves with plates of murals annotated in Chinese. Text in Chinese. Large volume, may cost extra for shipping. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Inventaire Des Objets Ayant Appartenu a Une Femme De Bois-Colombes

      CNAC, (Paris) 1974 - First edition. Octavo. Printed wrappers as issued. As new. A wonderfully imaginative photography book, Boltanski inventoried the entire contents of a woman's apartment. Parr and Badger, *The Photobook Volume 2*, p. 154-155. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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 1974 - 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." An extremely uncommon signature, and the scarcest variant of this title, The composer's only published book.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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Trolley Coach in North America - Interurbans Special 59 (Fifty-Nine), Volume 31, Number 1

      Interurbans, USA 1974 - 416 pages. "Author Sebree has incredibly marshalled seemingly millions of facts for presentation herein. Co-author Ward has contributed photos and maps. Together they have produced an invaluable reference source which will be a standard in its specialized field for years to come." - Ira L. Swett. ". You'll find a capsule history of each property complete with an all-time roster of rolling stock. Maps of representative systems are included. And, there are many, many more handsome trolley coach photos. with representation from each system." - from dust jacket. Average wear to unmarked book. Binding sound. Above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A worthy copy of this extraordinary reference. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hollstein's Dutch and Flemish Etchings Engravings and Woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700: Volume XVI, De Passe (Continued)

      Amsterdam: Van Gendt & Co. 1974. Darkest siena stamped cloth, gilt letters on spine; light green paper dust jacket in mylar cover; 220 pp., many BW illus. The sixteenth volume of an eventual 72-volume set providing details about the lives and works of Dutch and Flemish artists who produced prints, etchings, engravings and woodcuts during the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries. Supplies some collector information into the 1940s. This volume continues the work of Crispijn de Passe de Oude (1565-1637) from the previous volume. Rare. VG- (Ex-art library; with plastic spine label and i.d. marks on book block edges and outermost pages, incl. rear pocket; pages are tanning at edges; otherwise, only lightly aged.).

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        CARTE SEGRETE. Rivista trimestrale di lettere e arti.

      dal n. 1 del 1967 al 24 del, 1974. (Codice CU/8370) In 8° 24 volumi. 220 pp. ognuno ca. Preziosa collezione dei primi 24 numeri. Caratteristica legatura cartone editoriale. Ottimi volumi. Prezzo complessivo Euro 480.00 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA

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        Stranger on the Beach

      Hurst & B 1974 - 0091211808 The book is in fair condition, it comes with a protective plastic cover over the dust jacket, all of the internal pages are unmarked, uncreased and tightly bound, the only flaws are a couple of nicks to the plastic cover, some looseness to the front cover where it meets the spine and the usual library markings. 184 Pages - ISBN - 0-09-121180-8 - Published by Hurst and Blackett Ltd. YOU GET A FREE BOOKMARK WITH EVERY ORDER. MOST OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED WITHIN 1 WORKING DAY OF PURCHASE. HIGH QUALITY PHOTOGRAPHS OF ANY OF OUR BOOKS CAN BE PROVIDED VIA E-MAIL BY REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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