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        7" vinyl record]: Hey Joe (Version) [and] Piss Factory

      Mer Records, [New York] 1974 - Original 7" vinyl 45 RPM record. Fine in modestly age-toned, about fine plain white sleeve as issued, in the original mailing envelope. Signed by Patti Smith on the white sleeve. Also included is a small, age-toned clipping from *The Village Voice* advertising a contemporary performance by Smith at Max's Kansas City, listing the book and record stores where this record could be purchased, and noting that it could be purchased directly for $2.50 from Sunburst Industries. Patti Smith's first vinyl single, "Hey Joe" and "Piss Factory" on the B side, produced by Lenny Kaye for Robert Mapplethorpe. The record, mailer, and clipping are housed in (and easily removable from) an acrylic stand. An exceptionally uncommon record, the original mailer is rare. This copy is addressed to R.W. Bayley in Forest Knolls, California, with the return address of The WARTOKE Concern in New York (listing the same Broadway address as Sunburst Industries), and postmarked September 26, 1974. The recipient, Roberta Bayley, is a photographer who created one of the most important photographic records of the punk scene as it germinated in New York City, and she was also the co-author (with Victor Bockris) of the first biography of Patti Smith (*Patti Smith*. New York: Simon & Schuster 1999). The clipping is pictured in the biography. Her iconic photographs (including the photo that graced the jacket of the first Ramones album) helped define the New York punk aesthetic. Her reminiscences in Leg McNeil and Gillian McCain's *Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk*, possibly the best single volume source of the early history of punk, were central to the book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Work, 1961-1973

      New York University Press, Canada 1974 - 0814773605 338 pages. Chronology. Selected bibliography. Many black and white photos. Printed upon glossy stock. "So here I am, in a sense, trying to 'replace' my performances with a book, greedily pushing language to clarify what already was clear in other terms. But, alas, gone. This has seemed one good reason to compile a book 'out of' the remains of my performances, letting the language fall where it may. Let it be said simply 'She usually makes performances and has also made a book.' There can be no comparison, therefore no need for apology." - from Introduction. Unmarked. Binding tight. Heavy silver fishing to black cloth-covered boards. Openings to top and central portion of backstrip. Somewhat above-average external wear. Boards now protected by mylar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Tête d?obsidienne -

      Gallimard 11 février 1974 -, Paris - 1 volume. Petit in-8. 279 pp. Sous étui bordé et sous chemise à bandes de maroquin bleu. Reliure plein maroquin bleu nuit. Listel mosaïqué orné d?un jeu de filets dorés et ivoire. Dos à nerfs, orné de caissons dorés et ivoire. Tranches dorées sur témoins, doublure de maroquin ivoire et garde de soie bleue, couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée J.P. MIGUET. Parfait état. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. Tirage à 390 exemplaires numérotés. Un des 80 exemplaires du tirage de tête sur papier vergé de Hollande. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Diatomeenschalen im elektronenmikroskopischen Bild, Teil IX, Freshwater Diatoms

      J Cramer, 1974. Ephemera. Used; Good. Ephemera; English language; No jacket; a fair reading copy; Teil IX, Freshwater Diatoms; 46-page guide to the photographs from electron microscopy of freshwater diatoms (plates 825-923); guide and photos in Good condition, the containing box in Acceptable condition; ex-University of Liverpool Library copy; despite the German title, all text is in English. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        Sertum Orchidaceum. A Wreath of the Most Beautiful Orchidaceous Flowers.

      1974 - 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. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        One Special Summer

      Delacorte Press, New York 1974 - First edition. Introduction by Lee Bouvier Radziwill. Folio. Illustrated blue textured paper over boards in slipcase with applied photograph. Fine in slightly age-toned slipcase. One of 500 unnumbered copies Signed by both Jacqueline and Lee Bouvier. Travel journal created by the Bouvier sisters of their trip to Europe in 1951 as a thank you to their parents. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Notizie dei Professori del Disegno da Cimabue in Qua (7 volumes, complete)

      S.P.E.S. STUDIO PER EDIZIONI SCELTE S.R.L. / Eurografica S.p.A., Firenze 1974 - 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.'. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        JAN-FRANS VAN BLOEMEN detto ORIZZONTE e l'origine del paesaggio romano settecentesco.

      Bozzi (Saggi e studi di storia dell'arte), Roma 1974 - * Vol. di cm 28,5 x 25,5 - pp. XII-384 - 687 illustrazioni anche a piena pagina (65 a colori) - rilegatura edit. in piena tela (canapa), sovracc. a col. plastificata - perfetto stato. * Studio monografico con catalogo generale ragionato dei dipinti e dei disegni. * J.F. van Bloemen detto Orizzonte (Anversa 1662-Roma 1749), pittore e incisore fiammingo, visse stabilmente a Roma dal 1681. * Edizione in lingua italiana. (J.F. VAN BLOEMEN. Monografie. Pittura romana della prima metà del '700. Paesaggio). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Maintains.

      Oakland: This Press,, 1974. Octavo. Original white wrappers, title to front cover black. An excellent copy with a little rubbing and couple of minor marks to wrappers. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to Allen Ginsberg, "For Allen, an oral dictionary of the imagination, manu tenere, with all best wishes, Clark, Hancock, Mass. 7.III.75", and signed by Ginsberg beneath the inscription. Coolidge studied under Ginsberg in Vancouver in 1963 and later taught alongside him at the Jack Kerouac School in Boulder. Presentation copies are scarce, and this is naturally a superb association.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Organo de Acción Republicana Democrática Española Nº 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 51, 52, 54, 55, 57, 58, 59, 60. Nº 1286 (España Republicana). Nº 13 y 15 (La Revolution Espagnole)

      Administración 1974-1977, México - Rústica Carpeta con 51 números de Revista República Española, un número deRevista España Republicana y dos números de Revista La Revolution Espagnole [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Typed letter signed.

      N. p., 25. XI. 1974. - Large 4to. ¾ p. With typed envelope. Thanking a collector for sending him a newspaper clipping: "[.] I retain many happy memories indeed of my one visit to Sweden (in 1958), and I very much appreciate your writing to me and your thoughtfulness in the inclusion from 'Dagens Nyheter' [.]". - On stationery with printed letterhead of the Canadian Broadcast Corporation.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Salmon Portfolio. Environment Canada. Limited Edition.

      - Ottawa. Environment Canada. Fisheries and Marine Service. Portfolio. 1974. Elephant Folio (24" x 19"). One of approximately 500 copies destined for Kings, Queens, desert sultanates, jungle potentates, plus prime ministers, presidents, ambassadors, foreign ministers and other worthies selected by the Canadian government (several countries received multiple copies) - included with the mix of luminaries receiving the portfolio were a few dim bulbs, such as President Duvalier of Haiti (Baby Doc) and the Entebbe Fisheries School (under Idi Amin). The rationale for this was that each United Nations country had just one vote to cast either to protect salmon stocks or not - in this instance, Baby Doc held the same voting power as Henry Kissinger. An undisclosed number of portfolios were offered to Canadian citizens at the price $500. This elegant portfolio was published in brown buckram over oak and lined in Bancroft Arrestox silver cloth. The portfolio was presented to Heads of State selected by the government, and the mission was carried out by in-country Canadian ambassadors who personally delivered copies. The portfolio was commissioned and designed to encourage and influence other nations to adopt and support Canada's position of protecting salmon stocks along both its coasts, with the hope that representatives of member nations attending the Third United Nations Law of the Sea Conference held in Caracas, Venezuela in June 1974, would be favorably inclined to champion the cause of salmon protection. The portfolio was the creation of typographer and designer Robert R. Reid and Artist David Denbigh, who served as Art Director and Producer for the project. Canada spent nearly $500,000 to produce it, and what a spectacular presentation it is. Contents of the portfolio: The book, "The Salmon" (12 x 9 inches), 79 pp. by Roderick Haig-Brown. The book is bound in coarse brown cloth with gilt titles on the spine and a paste-on label of Bill Reid's Haida salmon on the front cover. Includes twenty-one color plates of salmon held in four distinct colored brochures plus two descriptive brochures, 9 pp. each. All brochures and color prints measure 22" x 17". The first descriptive brochure is titled "The Salmon - Canada's Plea for a Threatened Species" setting forth the contents of the portfolio. Brochure titled "The Legacy" containing 5 silkscreen prints in two colors by Haida artist Bill Reid. A brochure titled "The Ceremony of the First Salmon" by Hilary Stewart. Brochure titled "The Atlantic" containing 5 prints - two reproductions of chromolithographs from Rev. Houghton's "British Fresh Water Fishes" [1873]; one reproduction of a hand-colored copper engraving by J. Stewart ca. 1840 from Goldsmith's "A History of the Earth and Animated Nature" [1873]; two reproductions of hand-colored copper engravings from Jardine's "The Naturalist's Library" [1833]. Brochure titled "The Pacific" containing 5 color reproductions of Pacific salmon by David Denbigh. Brochure titled "The Cycle" containing 4 color reproductions of watercolors by Rudi Kovach and 2 reproductions of gauche paintings by David Denbigh. The color plates were printed on the finest European papers of varying textures and compositions, and the salmon plates have a beautiful finish and luster which present the fish in exquisite detail. The brown cloth portfolio has a simulated argillite replica of Bill Reid's "Haida Salmon", 3 x 6, inset on the front cover. The portfolio is lined with Bancroft Arrestox silver cloth over an oak frame constructed from pews recycled from St. Michael's Church in Toronto. The portfolio is kept in a matching silver cloth slip case with Canada's Coat of Arms on the side panel. The entire work is housed in the original shipping box. This is the most lavish work ever done on salmon. The portfolio weighs 16 pounds, about the weight of a nice Chinook. Shipping at cost. The finest example of this work I've seen. Beautiful and elegant and all in fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Bruce Cave Fine Fly Fishing Books, IOBA.]
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      Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1974 - First edition , Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York, 1974. A terrific addition to one's book collection. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        One Special Summer.

      New York: Delacorte Press, 1974. Signed Limited edition. Folio, original cloth. Signed by both Jacqueline and Lee Bouvier. In fine condition in the original slipcase, which is fine condition. One of 500 numbered copies. In 1951, eighteen-year-old Lee Bouvier and her twenty-two-year-old sister Jacqueline took their first trip to Europe together. Jackie had already spent a year in France living with a French family and attending the Sorbonne. Her many cards and letters had made her sister Lee want nothing more than to see Europe with Jackie. Having convinced their parents, the two young ladies set off to see the continent. As they traveled, they sketched and kept notes, creating an illustrated journal of their time abroad, which they presented to their parents as a thank you upon their return.

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        Ford Times Cookbook: Favorite recipes from famous restaurants in theUnited States and Canada Volume 6

      Ford Motor Comp. c1967-1974. Hardcover. B003TOYPBO Very Good Condition. Tight and Neat. Five star seller - Buy with confidence! . Very Good.

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        The Killer Angels

      David McKay Company, Inc. 1974 - A novel by Pullitzer-prize winning author Michael Shaara. Owner's name inked on endpaper with no price on dust jacket. A great novel to add to one's collection. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Paul Rudolph Architectural Drawings

      Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd, 1974, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition. 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.

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        Magical And Philosophical Commentaries On The Book Of The Law

      Quebec: 93 Publishing, 1974. First edition. Hardcover. near fine. Blue decorated cloth. 346pp Errata slip laid in. Color pictorial end-papers. Photographic frontispiece of Aleister Crowley. Red and black text. A lovely copy. In a mylar protective wrapper.

      [Bookseller: Midway Used and Rare Books]
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        Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974. First American Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Just about fine in original black cloth in like price-clipped dust jacket, faint edgewear with small closed tear to foot of lower panel.. Octavo. 6 x 8.5 in. 355 pp. Signed by Le Carré on title page.

      [Bookseller: Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA]
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      Houghton Mifflin Company, 1974., Boston - First edition. Author's second book. Fine, bright, tight copy in a fine, un-blemished dust jacket. Spenser is hired to find Kevin Bartlett, a supposed run-away. Spenser is suspcious when he learns that the "run-away" disappears with only his guinea pig. And then the ransom note arrives in the form of a comic strip. What happened to Kevin? An exceptional copy of an elusive title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bruce Lee 1940-1973

      Rainbow & O'Hara Publications 1974 - First printing. 66 pp., many photos, oversized format in burgundy leatherette with gilt titles. No dust jacket as issued. Fine copy with the faintest trace of rubbing to extremities. No owner's marks. Rare first printing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Inno Dubelaar Books]
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        If You Have a Lemon, Make Lemonade (2 inscribed copies)

      New York: G.P.Putnam, 1974. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. 2 nice Association copies of the 1974 1st edition that serve as wonderfiul bookends, literally "his" and "hers". Both copies lavishly inscribed by Hinckle. The "His" to his great friend Maxwell Geismar, pre-eminent literary critic, fellow political firebrand and also fellow editor of the great 60s magazine, "Ramparts". The "Hers" to Geismar's wife and also a close friend of Hinckle's, Anne Geismar. Both copies solid and well-preserved. Clean and VG in bright, price-intact, VG dustjackets. "An Essential Memoir of a Lunatic Decade" by one of the great muckraking San Francisco journalists of his era. Signed by Author.

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        Word Accomplished

      World's End Press, London 1974 - Unbound, unpaginated folded sheets in printed wrapper housed in quarter morocco over paper clamshell box. 4to (30.5 x 22.5 cm). Limited number 15 of 75 copies signed by author and artist. lllustrated by 17 etchings (16 full-page, color etchings numbered and signed by d' Arbeloff). Book designed and hand-printed by Natalie d'Arbeloff. The text, set in Monotype 18 pt Garamond, was printed on a Lion Hand Press, on Barcham Green mould-made paper. The etchings were also printed by the artist. Internally clean and bright, box lightly worn. Size: Quarto [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Works.

      London: for The Basilisk Press by the John Roberts Press, 31 Dec. 1974 - 2 volumes, folio. Original red and white floral patterned cloth, printed paper labels to spines, duplicate labels laid-in to rear. In the publisher's blue slipcase. The companion volume with a little foxing to edges; an excellent, fresh set. 87 woodcut illustrations after Sir Edward Burne-Jones by John Swain and Son, London, woodcut title-page, 14 variously repeated woodcut borders, 18 variously repeated woodcut frames around illustrations, 26 nineteen-line woodcut initial words, numerous three-, six-, and ten-line woodcut initial letters, and woodcut printer's device. Printed in black and red in Chaucer type, the titles of longer poems printed in Troy type. Double columns. Companion volume with 85 tipped-in plates from pencil drawings by Edward Burne-Jones. Limited edition, one of 515 copies. A superb copy of the Basilisk Press facsimile of the Kelmscott Chaucer.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Immagini del no

      All'insegna del pesce d'oro, Occhio Magico. 45 fotografie in bianco e nero di Paola Mattioli e Anna Candiani. Con un testo di Arturo Carlo Quintavalle. Note biografiche delle fotografe. 24mo (cm 10x7,7). pp. 128. . Molto buono (Very Good). . Prima ed. di 1000 es. numerati. . Il libro "Immagini del no" - raccolta delle immagini più significative  delle battaglie del movimento femminista e delle molte manifestazioni di protesta nell'Italia degli anni Settanta - è stato recentemente definito da Martin Parr "uno tra i libri fotografici più interessanti stampati in Italia negli anni Settanta". Inoltre il fotografo e critico inglese, lo ha selezionato e ripubblicato anastaticamente in 'The Protest Box', un cofanetto con i "cinque libri di protesta più significativi che siano mai stati pubblicati".Da un'intervista a Paola Mattioli: "No Images - scrive Gerry Badger nel libro introduttivo che accompagna The Protest Box  - potrebbe quasi essere descritto come un libro fotografico "concettuale". Le fotografie documentano alcune delle molte manifestazioni organizzate dalla fazione del "No" prima del Referendum del 1974, e il motivo conduttore del libro contiene la parola "no", che appare in molte delle fotografie su striscioni, cartelloni e muri. Quel che in superficie sembra la semplice cronaca di una campagna politica, diventa perciò molto di più. No Images non è soltanto un'opera significativa del movimento femminista italiano degli anni Settanta, è anche una meditazione sulla parola "no", è la reiterazione ancora una volta della forza visiva della parola scritta nel paesaggio, e conferma l'uso della fotografia documentaria per segnare una differenza, qui a sostegno di una lotta specifica - forse sì, una lotta su una singola questione ma un'importante questione, per l'Italia - che, come ha scritto Arturo Carlo Quintavalle, "ha causato una rivoluzione del sistema di classe"" (da un'intervista a Paola Mattioli di Raffella Perna).

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        Ideas of the Theory of Relativity: General Implications from Physics to Problems of Society

      Jerusalem: I.P.S.T. / Israel Universities Press / John Wiley & Sons, 1974. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/No Jacket. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Printing Xv, 190 Pp. Red Cloth Printed In Black And Pink. Inscribed By The Author To The Dedicatee, Prof. Abraham Kaplan. Light Wear, Rubbing And Bumping At Corners, No Fraying, Some Fading To Cloth On Spine Panel But Lettering Still Strong.

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        Pagine incise

      Pesaro: Edizioni della Pergola, , 1974. Ottimo (Fine). Tre poesie di Alberico Sala e quattro acqueforti originali di Remo Brindisi, numerate e firmate dall'artista su fondino bianco, rosa e celeste (cm 15x20). 4to. pp. 24. Ottimo (Fine). Edizione originale di XXX+90+10 es. numerati.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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      EINAUDI, TORINO 1974 - I MILLENNI INTERLINGUE A cura di Vincenzo Ciaffi, con testo originale a fronte, pagine in buonissimo stato di conservazione, rilegatura in tutta tela bianca con titoli bronzo al dorso, sottile fioritura ed ingiallita ai bordi, sovraccoperta con piccola illustrazione al piatto e legegrmente ingiallita al dorso ed ai bordi, con velina in acetato trasparente, con cofanetto in cartoncino morbido La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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        Sequence Studies on Bacteriophage FX174 DNA by Transcription.

      Cambridge: Darwin College,, 1974. A dissertation submitted to the University of Cambridge for examination for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Tall quarto. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Photocopied typescript, text on the rectos only. 28 tipped-in photographs, 9 folding charts, and charts and diagrams in the text. Spine rolled, a few minor scuffs and marks to cloth, small hole in cloth of spine and two tiny holes at bottom edge of front board, a very good copy. The doctoral dissertation of Nobel Prize-winning molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn, signed by the author on the preface and with six neat manuscript annotations in her hand, including one of significant length on table 3.II. From the library of Frederick Sanger, with two small pencilled notes in his hand. Elizabeth Blackburn completed her PhD at Cambridge under the supervision of Sanger, whose lab was then focused on the bacteriophage FX174. Bacteriophages are viruses that attack bacteria, and FX174 is a particularly small and simple species that can live in E. coli, making it ideal for genetic investigations. Only a few years after Blackburn submitted her thesis, Sanger and his team completed the first successful sequencing of a DNA genome using FX174. The same virus species was later used to prove that fully-functional DNA sequences could be synthesised in the laboratory. Blackburn was herself awarded the Nobel Prize in 2009 for the co-discovery of the enzyme telomerase, which replenishes telomeres, the sequences at the ends of chromosomes. Telomeres protect the rest of the cell's DNA from damage, and they shorten during each cell division and as a result of certain types of chemical interactions, eventually leading to genetic mistakes. Telomerase repairs the telomeres, and while it does not naturally occur in most cell types it is present in stem cells and cancers, which reflects the telomere's connections with aging, cancer, and numerous genetic diseases.

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        Monet, Claude. Biographie et catalogue raisonné, 1840-1926. 4 Bände ((I-IV). Vol. I, 1840-1881: Peintures. 7 color plates + monochrome illustrations, nos. 1-705. Vol. II, 1882-1886: Peintures. 5 color plates + monochrome illustrations nos. 706-1122. Vol. III, 1887-1898: Peintures. 7 color plates + monochrome illustrations nos. 1123-1500. Vol. IV, 1899-1926: 11 color plates + monochrome illustrations nos. 1501-1983.

      La Bibliothèque des Arts, Paris und Lausanne. 1974-85. - 4°. OLn. mit OU Vol. I ohne Schutzumschlag. Schöne Expl. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kunstkiosk im Helmhaus]
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        Holiday - first issue SIGNED and INSCRIBED in the year of publication and with the rare wrap-around band

      Hutchinson, 1974. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Hutchinson in 1974. A near fine book without inscriptions. Some light spotting to the top edge and a little to the edge of the rear endpaper. SIGNED by the Author to the title page (To Janet and Stuart Clarke/with every good wish/Stanley Middleton/1974). In a fine unclipped wrapper. Rare signed in the year of publication and the year it won the Booker Prize, jointly with Nadine Gordimer. Comes with the exceptionally rare wrap-around band.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        JAN-FRANS VAN BLOEMEN detto ORIZZONTE e l'origine del paesaggio romano settecentesco.

      Bozzi (Saggi e studi di storia dell'arte), 1974. * Vol. di cm 28,5 x 25,5 - pp. XII-384 - 687 illustrazioni anche a piena pagina (65 a colori) - rilegatura edit. in piena tela (canapa), sovracc. a col. plastificata - perfetto stato. * Studio monografico con catalogo generale ragionato dei dipinti e dei disegni. * J.F. van Bloemen detto Orizzonte (Anversa 1662-Roma 1749), pittore e incisore fiammingo, visse stabilmente a Roma dal 1681. * Edizione in lingua italiana. (J.F. VAN BLOEMEN. Monografie. Pittura romana della prima metà del '700. Paesaggio).

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        Fidel Castro Signed Inscribed "Hospital Centro Benefico Juridico de Trabajadores de Cuba 1938-1973"

      La Habana: Departmento de Orientación Revolucionaria del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba, 1974 - A Fine First Edition 1974 commemoration of 35 years of the Hospital Centro Benefico Juridico de Trabajadores de Cuba (1938-1973). Inscribed and signed in hand by Castro to title. "Para Aarita Cisneros, Es mi mayor desto que siga sirviendole a esta Revolucion como doctora del Centro Benefico Juridico. Un saludo fraterno" and signed Fidel Castro. A Fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Stupa (Signed Limited Edition)

      Long Beach: Long Beach Museum, 1974. First edition. Leather Bound. Fine. Black leatherette binding with Long Beach Museum of Art sticker. The "book" contains 25 individual 3 x 5" black and white photographs in clear plastic sleeves which can be flipped up and down in accordion fashion. One of 200 SIGNED copies. Book is in fine condition. Contained in a lightly worn Vudex Binder Box. Brief text by Tony DeLap.

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        Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said

      Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1974. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/Near Fine. 231 pp. Price of $6.95 on front flap of dust jacket. A Hugo and Nebula nominee, winner of the John W. Campbell award. A very attractive copy of this important novel from one of science fiction's greatest writers. Remainder spray to bottom of textblock, some residue from spray on reverse of jacket, jacket has few hints of wear to the extremities.

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        Switch Bitch.

      London: Michael Joseph, 1974 - Octavo. Original dark blue boards, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. Ownership inscription to verso of front free endpaper. Very faint foxing to fore-edge; an excellent, fresh copy in the bright jacket. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Mike Mann, with lots of good wishes, from Roald Dahl. Christmas 1974." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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      Geneva, Collections Baur; 1974. FIRST EDITION 1974, THE SCARCE VOLUME 4, EDITION BOUND IN CLOTH LIMITED TO 1000 NUMBERED COPIES, THIS BEING No. 819. 4to, approximately 290 x 230 mm, 11½ x 9 inches, illustrated throughout in colour and black and white, plates printed one side only and japan folded, Introduction in French and English, the main body of the work is in English with French captions at the bottom of the pages, in original publisher's beige cloth, gilt lettering to spine, in illustrated DUSTWRAPPER with publisher's clear plastic cover, lacks the card slipcase. Gilt on spine pale, slight wrinkling to to top margins, vertical crease to the spine of the dustwrapper, otherwise a very good copy. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THERE IS A FAINT MUSTY SMELL due to storage(not cigarette smoke). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Casas Grandes: A Fallen Trade Center of the Gran Chichimeca

      Amerind Foundation, Flagstaff 1974 - 8 volumes. [iv]+287 pages with drawings, illustrations, figures, photographs, maps and notes. [288]-755 pages with drawings, illustrations, figures, photographs, maps, foldout map tipped in at back and notes. [756]-1104 pages with drawings, illustrations, figures, photographs, maps, notes, bibliography foldout map tipped in at back and index. xi+474 pages with drawings, illustrations, figures, tables, charts, photographs, maps, and three foldout maps and one fold out table loose in back pocket. viii+[475]+940 pages with drawings, illustrations, figures, tables, charts, photographs, maps, index and one foldout map and one fold out table loose in back pocket. x+560 pages with drawings, illustrations, figures, tables, charts, photographs, maps and index. viii+536 pages with drawings, illustrations, figures, tables, charts, photographs, maps and index. xii+424 pages with drawings, illustrations, figures, tables, charts, photographs, maps and index although a pocket in the back no material issued for pocket. Quarto (11 3/4" x 9 1/4") bound in quarter black cloth with gilt lettering to spine over grey cloth with pictorials at heal corner. Illustrated by Alice Wesche. Amerind Foundation Series number 9. First editions. In Casas Grandes the Amerind Foundation has provided the best written, best illustrated and best produced multi-volume work available on Northern American archaeology. The massive publication resulted from fifteen years field and laboratory study of the Joint Casas Grandes Expedition, a cooperative project of the Foundation and the Mexican Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia under the direction of Dr Di Peso. The archaeology and ethnohistory of the great trading center at Paquime (Casas Grandes) is the core of the monograph, the comparative anthropology following Walter Taylor's conjunctive approach, make up the ample medulla and cortex of the work. Di Peso applies the name Chicimecan (from the Chichimecs of Anahuac) to the Indians of the mesoamerican Northern Frontier, and labels local cultural subdivisions by archaeological or ethnographic prefix, such as Anassazi - or Hopi-Chichimecan. Gran Chichimeca is bounded on the south by the tropic of Cancer, the east by the Gulf of Mexico and the 97th meridian, the north by the 38th parallel and the west by the Pacific Ocean and the 124th meridian. Di Peso recognizes both local linguistic and cultural diversity and the related historical development of some cultural items in the subcontinental area. Mesoamerican contacts in Gran Chichimeca mostly involved soft diffusion by means of an Aztec-like puchteca complex - traders and artisans who traveled widely to the northwest exchanging local for foreign produce, for example northern turquoise for southern macaw feathers, but also introducing political, technological, religious and artistic practices. At no time in the historical continuum (in the Casas Grandes zone, 10,000 BC to AD 1821) of the Gran Chichimeca did any one conquest culture affect all the indigenous peoples; and it is equally apparent that not all of the conquest cultures came from the same Mesoamerican hearth. Skeletal remains from 461 recovered burials support the cultural evidence that the Viejo Period population and the Paquimians belonged to the regional Indian breeding population and that the puchtecha contacts resulted in little gene flow. In the 13th century Paquime covered 88 acres and served as trading center for 85,000 square miles. The buildings included 3-7 story apartments (one with 1780 rooms), ranch style house clusters, ceremonial mounds and ball courts, a merchandise mart, public plazas, wells, cisterns, underground water mains and sewers, signal towers, and hillside fortresses. The city was burned in AD 1340. (Journal of Anthropological Research Volume 32, number 2. J N Spuhler). Volume 1: Preceramic-Viejo Periods. Volume 2: Medio Period. Volume 3: Tardo and Espanoles Periods. Bolume 4-8: Casas Grandes Research and Reference Materials [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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