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        La potenza del telescopio

      L'Arco Edizioni d'Arte, Roma 1975 - Dieci poesie di Guillen e 3 acqueforti originali di Amelio Roccamonte, numerate e firmate (cm 10x9). Traduzione di Adelina Aletti. Testo spagnolo originale a fronte pp. 28 Edizione a cura di Giuseppe Appella. Incisioni impresse dalla Stamperia Il Feltro, su carta Fabriano. Testo stampato dalla Sti (Società Tipografica Italia). Es. 39/50 quartini sciolti in camicia e custodia (loose as issued in original chemise and slip-case) Prima edizione di 50 es. numerati (First edition of 50 numbered copies)

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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        Original Limited Edition Etchings, Signed 5x

      Zurich: Coron-Verlag, 1975. First edition. Fine. [1973, 1974]. A Fine set of four original etchings by Gunter Grass, each SIGNED BY GUNTER GRASS, housed in a Near Fine marbled-gray stiff cardboard folio also SIGNED BY GUNTER GRASS on the title label, published in a Limited Edition of 70 copies, of which this is copy 69, together with the original custom cardboard mailing box. Each of the four etchings has been signed, dated, and numbered in charcoal by Gunter Grass, who also signed and numbered the title pastedown residing on the folio's front cover in blue ink. (One of the etchings is number 59 from a limitation of only 60.) Each Etching is loosely inserted into the folio and is there protected by a loosely inserted tissue guard (each in very good condition). The Etchings themselves are in excellent condition and are printed on high-linen handmade paper suitable for framing. The Folio measures approximately 30" X 21" and each etching is printed on a sheet measuring 19-3/4” X 25-1/2”. Each Etching is in Fine condition and is untitled. (Were we to give titles to the etchings, the titles would be: "Partially Eaten Peaches" (59/60, 1973), A Study of Three Fish (79/80, 1973), A Study of the Scorpion (79/80, 1973), and "Rescue from a Fish" (79/80, 1974). The Etching sheets are much larger in size that usually seen and the issues Limitation is much smaller than usually is seen. Gunter Grass won the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature in recognition of his "frolicsome black fables [which] portray the forgotten face of history". The original mailing carton shows that the folio was sent to 25 Marktgasse Bern, Switzerland to the family of Alfred Scherz & Co., Bern, Switzerland, publishing house and rare booksellers (which ultimately sold all its assets to the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group in 1998). An important publishing house, Scherz played a key role in introducing, in German translation, the works of Winston Churchill, Eisenhower, George Patton, Field Marshall Montgomery, President Harry Truman, Pearl Buck, Louis Bromfield, A.J. Cronin, and Thomas Wolfe. A wonderful set of UNUSUALLY LARGE ETCHINGS ISSUED IN AN UNUSUALLY SMALL LIMITATION, each SIGNED BY THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING GUNTER GRASS, issued in a Folio ALSO SIGNED BY GUNTER GRASS. RARE. [Due to the size of this item, international shipping will be higher than the price quoted by this site.]

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        MAX ERNST, OEUVRE-KATALOG. Das Graphische Werk.

      Editore: Meni Foundation Köln 1975 7 voll, bella ril. carton. con sovr., dorso in tela e cust., cm 33x25, DAS GRAPHISCHE WERK, pp XXIV, 288, 1 tavv a colori all'antip., oltre 300 ill. b/n;WERKE 1906-1925, pp XIX, 416, 789 ill. b/n.; WERKE 1925-1929, pp XVI, 102, 1563 ill. b/n; WERKE 1929-1938, pp XVI, 396, 2303 ill. b/n: WERKE 1939-1953, pp XVI, 381, 3040 ill. b/n; WERKE 1954-1963, pp XVI, 422, 3826 ill. b/n;WERKE 1964 - 1969, pp XVI, 400, 773 ill. b/n. Esempl perfetto.

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        Longing for Darkness. Kamante's Tales from Out of Africa. With original photographs (January 1914–July 1931) and quotations from Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen). Collected by Peter Beard.

      New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975 - Tall quarto. Original black boards, titles to spine in white, image of Blixen to upper board and of , tan endpapers. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy lightly rubbed at the extremities of the boards and jacket. Illustrations throughout. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Peter Beard to author Lois Wyse with an elaborate ink drawing across both front endpapers, "To Lois with the rest of the picture coming soon! The best beach this side of Jamaica Inn! Warmest regs PB". Beard has drawn a humorous Hog Ranch scene complete with wild boars and a swimmer evading alligators as the sun sets against a distant mountain range. The American artist and photographer Beard was inspired to visit Africa, photograph its wild animals, and eventually buy a home there, after reading Blixen's Out of Africa. This book, compiled by Beard, combines Kamante's watercolours and his version of the events of Out of Africa (translated and handwritten by his sons) with Blixen's notes and previously unpublished photographs by Blixen, Beard, and others. A beautiful volume with a lovely, and unusually substantive, presentation illustration. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Monkey Wrench Gang

      New York: Lippincott, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. A fine, fresh copy of the author's master work about disrupting those who would tamper with the environment. An uncommonly nice copy of a book that often is thumbed, soiled or remainder marked. Signed and inscribed by Abbey on the front free endpaper Abbey. It is inscribed to Ed Lueders, longtime professor and chairman of the English Department at the University of Utah and director of the university's creative writing program. Lueders was instrumental in bringing Abbey in as the university's first writer-in-residence. An unusually meaningful association.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        BOTANICAL PRINTS. Volume Thirty-Four Containing Twenty-three Botanical Prints. Limited Edition of Twenty Copies for The Subscribers

      San Francisco:: Published by the Artist,, 1975. Fine. COMPLETE SET WITH 23 PRINTS EACH NUMBERED AND SIGNED BY HENRY EVANS in As New condition. With an additional title page print signed by the artist. The prints are loose in the original green paper album with Oriental style stitched binding along the left margin. The album measures 21" by 15". The prints, each measuring 20" by 13" are printed in one to four colors. The images in this volume are particularly bright and bold. The suite is housed in a custom cloth covered board folio with the title print image scanned on the upper board. Henry Evans' portfolios are Scarce.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        Danny The Champion of the World

      New York: New York: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1975. Illustrated by Jill Bennett. Octavo. Original brown cloth backed orange boards, titels to spine gilt, pictorial decoration to upper board blind stamped, green endpapers, top edge dyed purple. With the dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made white cloth slipcase. Illustrations by Jill Bennett throughout. A stunning and almost impeccable copy in the jacket, with very faint fading to the jacket spine panel, and a few trivial marks to the fore-edge. First US edition (originally published in the UK by Cape in the same year), first printing; this copy inscribed on the title page, "With love, Roald Dahl".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Miro Lithographe II 1953-1963 Deluxe

      Paris. Maeght Editeur 1975 - Paris. Maeght Editeur 1975. Raymond Queneau. Deluxe copy No: 50/150 on Rives wove with 12 lithographs in color, of which one is the front cover, and two additional original lithographs in color signed and numbered by Miro. Loose as issued, well preservend in the original beige cloth box. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA - ILAB)]
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        Holding Out. Poems Rendered from the German of Rainer Maria Rilke by Rika Lesser. With a Note by Richard Howard

      Omaha, Neb.: Abattoir editions, the University of Nebraska, 1975 - Uniquely desirable copy of this rich and lovely book, produced for the Rilke centennial; INSCRIBED on the title page by Rika Lesser to author / poet TOM DISCH, on March 29, 1982: " . a little late, but I don't think the language has changed too drastically . With love, Rika." Laid in, as well, is a fine large portrait photograph of RICHARD HOWARD by Thomas Victor, inscribed by Howard to Disch and companion; "For Tom and Charles "image to semblance "figure to emblem "lovingly, " Richard "'82" First edition, No. 116 of 225 copies. Folio. Large initial capitals printed in red. 80 pp. White linen with paper spine label. Covers slightly soiled and ever so slightly bowed, internally about fine [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Decameron. Litografie di Minguzzi.

      Teodorani 1975 In folio; pp. 105 non num. 11, a quartini sciolti, su carta a mano Ventura con barbe, appositamente fabbricata con filigrana editoriale. Il testo completamente litografato, in fac-simile d'autografo, trascritto a mano dall'editore con inchiostro litografico su lastre di zinco, è copiato fedelmente dall'edizione del Decamerone a cura di Ezio Bianchi, Carlo Salinari, Natalino Sapegno; Ricciardi Milano-Napoli 1952. Con 55 litografie originali di Luciano Minguzzi di cui 20 a colori, a piena pagina, num. e firmate a matita dall'artista. Il tutto racchiuso in custodia-astuccio t.pelle edit. con titoli al dorso e al piatto; rara edizione limitata a complessivi 130 esemplari (100 num. araba oltre a XXX num. romana) num. con firme al colophon dell'artista e dell'editore. Esemplare internamente perfetto, qualche traccia d'uso e lieve ammaccatura alla custodia. Cfr. Jentsch 341.(vedi riproduz.)

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Prandi s.n.c.]
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        Numéro spécial hors abonnement de la revue XX Siècle. Edition spéciale en un volume des études parues dans le numéros 42 et 43 de la revue (1974).

      4°; con 16 tav. a colori, 225 riproduzioni in nero con quattro litografie originali a colori di Max Ernst, J.-Hérold, W.Lam, Dorothea Tanning ed una lito d'après di Salvador Dali eseguita nell'atelier di Mourlot. Ril. t.tela edit., titoli in oro al dorso e al piatto ant.; sovraccoperta illustrata. Importante, scritti di noti specialisti: Artaud, Brenton, Dali, Jouffroy, Lebel, Restany, ecct.(vedi riproduz)

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Prandi s.n.c.]
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        Terms of Endearment

      Simon & Schuster, New York 1975 - 0671221027 paper tanned as usual. inscribed to a fellow bookman. handsome copy.made into a very compelling movie. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gumshoe Books]
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      - Emile Hazan, Editeur, Paris, 1975. In-4 broché, couverture rempliée illustrée en bordeaux, 190 p. Illustrations dans le texte à la plume, 4 reproductions d’aquarelles par Ivan Benoist-Gironière. Tirage à 1500 exemplaires numérotés. Kaps, p. 87. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Philippe Lucas Livres Anciens]
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        The Philosophy of Andy Warhol : From A to B and Back Again

      Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. SIGNED FIRST EDITION. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975. 241 pp. First edition, first printing. (Stated "First edition" with full letter line on copyright page.) Signed by Warhol in thick black permanent marker, sideways, on half title page. Fine condition hardcover in Near Fine dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Typical bleed-through to title page from signature. Jacket has light edge wear, else fine. Price intact ($7.95). A nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        Ritratto di donna draiata.

      1975 - Firma e data in alto ed in basso a destra. Si vende in cornice. Formato: Tecnica mista su carta di 50x35 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        Longing for Darkness: Kamante's Tales From Out of Africa

      New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975 Hardcover SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Very Good+ cloth-bound hardcover with light rubbing at the extremities and along the bottom edges of the boards, and light spotting to the top and fore edge of the text block in a Near Fine dust jacket with a touch of wear at the extremities and a touch of shelf wear. A very nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Compiled with photographs by Peter Beard; stories and illustrations by Kamante Gatura; photographs with captions by and from the collection of Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen); afterword by Jacqueline Bouvier Onassis. 264 pages; 160 photos plus 168 illustrations, 15 pages of color; 8.25 x 12.25 inches. SIGNED BY BEARD on the front endpapers, inscribed with his address and an outline of his hand. Kamante--Dinesen's majordomo during her years in Kenya--presents his illustrated versions of many of the incidents Dinesen related in Out of Africa as well as his own stories.

      [Bookseller: A&D Books]
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      Dodd, Mead & Company NY: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1975. hardcover. NF+/NF 1st edition, 1st printing. Author's second book, the first published in hardcover. SIGNED on title page with inscription "my favorite." Book has rubbed spine ends, lightly soiled page edges and light stains on dedication page. Jacket has very minor chipping, short closed tear and rubbing at spine ends. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        Autograph Note, signed ("Arthur Miller") and dated ("June 21/75, Roxbury") to Alfred Eisenstaedt: "As a photographer's husband I can appreciate the ancient prayer-'Let there be light-the right kind. ' With Inge's and my best wishes."[With:] Autograph Note, signed ("James Reston"), April 3, 1975 [And:] Autograph Note, signed ("Thornton Wilder"), July 4, 1975, on verso

      Roxbury [Connecticut], june 21, 1975. 8vo (8-3/4 x 6-1/4 in.). Leaf from Eisenstaedt's notebook, recto and verso. Fine . A fine tribute by Miller, touching on his association to photography through his wife, Inge Morath. With signed notes by journalist James Reston ("To one of the great ones of our time ...") and Thornton Wilder ("We exchange *impressions* gratefully ...")

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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      Holt & New York: Alskog-Sensorium Book, Rinehart and Winston,, 1975. A photographic essay with Carole Thomas. Quarto. Original red and black boards, titles to front cover blinstamped, titles to spine in white. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout in monochrome. Light browning to the half title, lightly nicked dust jacket with one small chip to back panel. First edition, first printing. Signed by W. Eugene Smith on the title page.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        1. Rixdorfer Laboratorium zur Erstellung von literarischen & bildnerischen Simultankunststücken in der Fachwerkstatt Rixdorfer Drucke auf Schloß Gümse vom 8.-18. Juni 1975.

      Gümse 1975 - Imp.-Folio (100:72 cm). Titel, 30 teils illustrierte und signierte Schriftblätter sowie 8 signierte Original-Holzschnitte. OHlwd.-Mappe mit Titelschild und Schließbändern. Die Nr. XVI von XXII Autorenexemplaren, die Auflage betrug insgesamt nur 33 Exemplare. - Von den Autoren Artmann, Born, Buch u.a. selbst gesetzte Texte; mit jeweils 2 signierten Holzschnitten von Bremer, Schindehütte, Vennekamp und Waldschmidt. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Düwal]
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        Barcelona, Badalona i Ospitalet. 1 : 10.000

      Moscow., Generalitsji Staf., 1975. 6 leaves of col. maps, each 85 x 100 cms, together forming a map of 200 x 255 cms, with one leaf with indexes of streets and important places. ALL in cyrillic characters. on border-lines indicated: secreto. one leaf with small tear. Cold war map. KEYWORDS: Spain.

      [Bookseller: antiquariaat de rijzende zon]
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      Eco-Arte SESA, Collana LA MIA BERGAMO., Bergamo 1975 - (Codice EK0330) Folio (50,5x36 cm) 42 pp. non numerate. Cartella contenente 10 litografie di Umberto Valsecchi impresse su carta avorio, cm 48x33, numerate e firmate dall'artista. Nella prima pagina dedica con ritratto su carta uso pergamena. Edizione di pregio su carta forte vergata, tiratura di 140 copie numerate (esemplare n. 96). Tutta tela editoriale, titolo in copertina, astuccio. Stato di nuovo. Euro 400 ~ Ottime condizioni e descrizioni accurate. Dettagli extra su richiesta. Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Fine conditions or described meticulously. Upon request more pictures and book description in English. All books are in stock ~

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        The Letters of Virginia Woolf & the Diary of Virginia Woolf ( 11 Volumes in All )

      London: The Hogarth Press, 1975. The Letters 6 volumes, The Diary 5 volumes. All first editions. All bound in orginal publishers cloth. Bindings in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket's have occasional light wear. Dust jacket's in very good clean condition. Internally, pages in very good clean condition throughout. A very nice clean set. . Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Oeuvres majeures. Editées par Robert Amadou. 8 in 9 (von geplanten 10 in 12) Bänden.

      Georg Olms 1975-2008, Hildesheim u. New York - 8vo. Blaue OLwd. m. goldgeprägt. Deckeltitel u. rotem RSchild. Farbiger Kopfschnitt. Reprint-Ausgabe mit Vorworten und Indices. I: Des erreurs et de la vérité (1775). Ode/Stances sur l'origine et la destination de l'homme (1781/96). II: Tableau naturel des rapports qui existent entre Dieu, l'homme et l'univers (1782). Discours sur la meilleure manière de rappeler à la raison les nations livrées aux erreurs et aux superstitions (1783). III: L'homme de désir (1790/1802). IV: Ecce homo (1792). Le nouvel homme (1792). V.1-V.2: De l'esprit des choses. (1800). Controverse avec Garat (1801). VI: Le ministère de l'homme-esprit (1802). VII: Poésies et Ecrits politiques. Leipzig 1860 und Paris 1795-97. IX: Le crocodile, ou la guerre du bien et du mal, arrivée sous le règne de Louis XV; poème epico-magique en 102 chants. Paris 1799. - Der fehlende Bd. VIII (in 2 Bdn.) ist lieferbar, Bd. X noch nicht erschienen. - Fleckchen am Kopfschnitt, sonst vollkommen frische Bände. (Neupreis 843,40 EUR). gr.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Düwal]
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      New York: Entwhistle Books,. 1975. cloth.. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#109833). First edition. 1000 copies printed of which this is one of a handful of copies signed by Dick, but not numbered. This variant has the "first edition" statement on the copyright page. In Dick's opinion, this novel was "easily the best of all his mainstream efforts." Written in 1959 in the midst of Dick's "exceedingly ambitious -- and totally unsuccessful -- attempt to break into the mainstream-novel market ... Graceful, wry, vulnerable, pessimistic and wise, they are novels less good only than the best of PKD's intense prime, which began immediately [with TIME OUT OF JOINT]." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 328.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Pittura Fiorentina Alla Vigilia Del Rinascimento 1370-1400

      Edam Firenze. Hardcover. Ex Library Book with usual stamps etc. Light wear to boards, content clean and sharp, solidly bound,DJ with some wear . Fair. 1975.

      [Bookseller: Infinitebooks]
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        Traktat über kritische Vernunft

      Tübingen, J.C.B.Mohr, 1975.: Inscribed; Rare Books; Signed; Widmung; Widmungsexemplar. 8°.. 3., erweiterte Auflage. Originale Broschur. Sehr guter Zustand. Mit der gedruckten Widmung an Karl Popper. Mit handschriftlicher Widmung und Signatur von Hans Albert an Oswald Schwemmer. / Inscribed by the german philosopher Hans Albert to fellow philosopher Oswald Schwemmer in 1975. Inscribed books by Albert are very uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Old Head Books & Collections]
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        Manuscript]: Jaguar Skies

      1975 - Manuscript. Photo-mechanically reproduced loose sheets in original mailing envelope. About fine, the envelope shows some modest wear, but is sound and intact. Loose sheets with a title with a hand-drawn decorative border by McClure of a double winged Apollo head. Cover sheet with his printed name, address, and phone number, Inscribed by McClure to Gary Snyder: "May 15 -- 75. Gary, here's the book -- about 95% of the way it will be. There will be minor changes in poems. This is direct hand/shoulder work with the topology of September Blackberries. All thanks to you. Your comrade, Michael." The mailing envelope has been reinforced at the seams by McClure (the postmarkings are on the masking tape) and is addressed to Snyder in Nevada City, California, with McClure's return address in San Francisco. The printed sheets are essentially clean and reveal little work, except for an added line in pencil on the last poem. The book was published by New Directions in the same year. A wonderful association between two of the founding poets of the Beat Generation.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Bring on the Empty Horses (1975) (Signed)

      New York, NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1975. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). Third Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover, Very Good - . Navy cloth boards with silver printing. Some bumping and wear on top and bottom of spine. Binding tight with a little give. Pages clean. 369 pages. Photo section with many B&W photos in center of book. SIGNED BY AUTHOR DAVID NIVEN on front free endpaper in black marker "For Bill Morrison - Best wishes! David Niven". To noted film director William Morrison. Dust jacket is in Good condition in protective mylar cover, a few tears on top and some chips on spine and worn wrinkles on the edges, front and back. Very Good, solid signed Third Impression..

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        The Story of American Golf (Signed by Numerous PGA Professionals)

      Alfred A. Knopf, 1975. Hardcover. Very Good. Herbert Warren Wind's The Story of American Golf in custom dark-blue, gilt-stamped leather binding commissioned by Hueter Mfg. Co. President Bill Hueter on the occasion of the 1979 US Open held at the Inverness Club, Toledo, Ohio. Signed at the event by 22 PGA participating professionals and numerous additional VIP's. Notable signatures include those of PGA Hall of Fame members Byron Nelson, Arnold Palmer (on two separate photos), Johnny Miller, Lee Trevino, Hubert Green, Juan "Chi-Chi" Rodriguez and Isao Aoki. Other signatures include golfers Jerry Pate, Dow Finsterwald, Miller Barber, Lou Graham, Dale Douglass, Orville Moody, Rod Funseth, Jim Colbert, Andy North, Tom Weiskopf, J. C. Snead, Dana Quigley, Andy Bean, Ed Sneed and Frank Stranahan (rare). VIP signatures include legendary sportscasters Chris Schenkel, Jim McKay and Frank Gilhooley (Mud Hens), USGA President and NCAA individual golf champion Sandy Tatum, US Open General Chairman Frank Voss and many others. An extraordinary, one-of-a-kind golf collectible. Tight copy with two minor scuffs to back panel. Odor free. Photographs of or additional information about this item are available on request. All inquiries answered promptly.

      [Bookseller: Midnight Books]
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        The Forever War

      Weidenfeld & Nicholson, London,UK 1975 - First UK Edition, First Printing. This true UK first edition, first printing (first impression) with no reprint to the copyright page to indicate a true first print in a New Dust Jacket. The original dust jacket is not price clipped with £3.50 present. The book is in fine condition and signed by Joe Haldeman to the title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kelleher Rare Books]
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        Bricklin II Concept Art

      1975. Mixed media on paper. Signed, dated and numbered "#04". 10 x 23 1/2 inches. Framed. 20 3/4 x 30 3/4 inches. "..certainly one of, and arguably, the greatest automobile designer of all time." (Coachbuilt) Alexander Sarantos Tremulis (1914-1991) was the designer of the production version of the 1948 Tucker Torpedo and was America's most original design theorist of the post-war era. He was born in Chicago and without any training in drawing or engineering joined the design team of Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg in 1933. He was chief stylist when the company failed in 1937. He worked for GM, Chrysler and Custom Motors in Beverly Hills, which designed unique cars for movie stars. During World War II, he worked for the Air Force designing aircraft, and in the process drew what may have been the first visualizations of extra-terrestrial transport: flying saucers. After the war, Tremulis worked with Preston Tucker and later Ford. He formed his own consulting firm in the 1960's. This quite beautiful design and other similar ones were made for the ill-fated Bricklin car company, which existed from 1974 to 1976, and whose demise had nothing to do with Tremulis's designs. He was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame in 1982.

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        The Monkey Wrench Gang

      New York: Lippincott, 1975. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in fine dust jacket. Price clipped. This is Edward Abbey's master piece featuring George Washington Hayduke and friends who set out to make life miserable for those who trample on the environment.

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        An Archive of Hand-decorated Cards, Letters and Envelopes

      1967-1975. A collection of approximately 120 large format, handmade and heavily hand-decorated postcards and letters, mostly with envelopes. Various dates from 1967-1975, all by Mrs. Brightman of Akron, Ohio to Ned Osthaus of Scranton, Pennsylvania. Curiously, despite Brightman's many names, and indications in the correspondence that she was a performing artist of some kind in her youth, we can find little about her, or Mr. Osthaus, beyond some slim evidence of their existence. The hand-illustrated correspondence displays a unique confluence of patriotic fervor, Biblical observance, political opinion, and boundless artistic energy. Many of the cards are in commemoration of holidays real (Christmas, St. Patrick's Day, Thanksgiving, Bastille Day, Passover, Columbus Day, Easter, July 4th) and obscure or imagined (Kent State Massacre Memorial Day, Mayflower Day, Law Day, Our Martyred United States of North American Mr. and Mrs. President's Day, St. Bartholomew's Massacre Day, Ten Commandments Day); others are dedicated to a theme: the Holy Grail, the Boer War, the Watergate Hearings, the Vietnam War, the Constitution, certain types of plants.The content and accompanying art are highly eccentric, very entertaining, and occasionally slightly addled. Many are patriotic or moralistic in tone. Virtually all of the cards and letters are heavily painted, as are most of the envelopes. Several of the envelopes are made from busily patterned wrapping paper, some of which are additionally embellished, some not.In a July 4th card she explains her many names: "Note: During my early public career I was known as Margaret Quincy. During my later public career I was known as Margaret Stanton. Margaret Zenie was given to me at my birth and oddly, the Negroes in the South called me 'Ladybird.' I performed a High Swan Dive for them, especially, every Saturday Night whenever I played in the South."In one card she explains her family lineage, after having read Profiles in Courage: "I was surprised to find Secretary of War Stanton still labeled 'a villain"... in fact, he is my great grandfather... [his] wife... was an Allen... and she owned almost all of New York City, which my Grandfather Alexander Stanton inherited, and lost to the Astors..."She expresses a deep interest in culture, and a recurrent and not so subtle dislike for the British, and especially the Royal Family. In a letter dated in 1974 she decries the state of literacy in the country: "It is not difficult for me to understand why you are having trouble trying to buy the book you wish to send me. For, I have long been troubled about our book stores, and libraries... about a week ago the 'To Tell the Truth' program on television had a man on their program who was from Great Britain, and who stated 'he owned the largest second hand book store in the world'. And this man stated the 'he had been buying millions upon millions of our books, classics included.' And to prove what this man had to say -- our largest second hand book store has vanished which means the British Queen Elizabeth II is plotting to reduce this nation of United States of North America to a nation of illiterates. Too, I have been discovering books missing from my own library, and books that have been replaced with important information deleted." In a St. Patrick's Day card she states: "Bless the American Irish for keeping us reminded that the Irish are always Irish -- and not British." In another card she is deeply disturbed about a rumored plan to obliterate the head of Teddy Roosevelt from Mount Rushmore.The art, done mostly with poster paint and watercolors on wrapping paper or construction paper, while displaying only a modicum of talent, does reveal an eccentric world view, and would qualify as completely unadulterated naive art. This archive is clearly a product of its time as it displays one individuals attempts to reconcile "old time" values with the moral and political quagmire of the Vietnam era. However, this dichotomy combined with the form itself, bright colors, and artistic energy likely inspired to some extent by the pop-art of the 1960s, make this archive not of-a-kind, but rather very much a singular artistic interpretation of an era. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Danny The Champion Of The World

      NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975. Signed by Roald Dahl. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Jill Bennett. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Brooklyn Books]
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        The Greatest. My Own Story. Muhammad Ali with Richard Burham.

      New York: Random House, 1975. - INSCRIBED to first free end paper in blue pen by M. Ali :'To Carol / Love / Muhammad / Ali' followed by a 3-line poem ' Love is the net / Where hearts are / Caught like fish'; with a drawing of a shining heart below, a smiling face, and dated July 4 1988. Publisher's black cloth spine with titles in gilt and red, grey paper covered boards with Muhammad Ali's name in red to centre. In its original dustjacket. Partial discolouration of the paper boards. Dustjacket bright with just a slight fraying to head of spine. A superb copy with an interesting inscription. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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        Starship Troopers

      UK: New English Library. UK First Edition in Hardback. First Impression. Published in 1975 by NEL (New English Library). The book and jacket are in fine condition, with just light bumping to the spine ends of the book. A beautiful copy. . Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1975.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY (European Journal of Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology Vol. 1 to Vol 18) Vol 1 to 52 (47 BOOKS / BÜCHER)

      Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer 1975 - Zustand: Gut bis Sehr Gut min. gebräunt (Innen); Bibliotheksex. mit Klebestreifenrest; Besitzerstempel (Innen); 2-3 Besitzerstempel auf Schnitt; Einband Außen hat geringe Gebrauchsspuren; until 1999; Bei angemessenen Preis ist auch der Verkauf von Einzelbänden denkbar; ca. 27000 HC/Gebunden ohne Schutzumschlag 60000

      [Bookseller: Gebrauchtbücherlogistik H.J. Lauterbach]
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        Linear Programming and Extensions: A Report prepared for United States Air Force Project RAND.Santa Monica: The RAND Corporation, August 1963.

      Extremely rare issue (probably the first; preceding the Princeton issue from the same year) of this classic, also known as 'the bible' of linear programming. Dantzig was the recipient of the first Von Neumann Theory Prize "for his work on linear programming". When it was announced that the 1975 Nobel Prize in Economics would be awarded jointly to Kantorovich and Koopmans "for their contributions to the theory of optimum allocation of resources", the later wrote the first that he would deny the prize, as a protest towards the exclusion of Dantzig.<br/><br/> "This book, by the 'father of linear programming' and the inventor of the simplex method, has served generations of Operations Research analysts and students as a source and text for both theory and applications. It includes most of Dantzig's theoretical and applied developments in linear programming and its extensions up to that time." (Gass & Assad: Timeline of Operations Research, p.140).<br/><br/>. 8vo (229 x 153 mm), original printed wrappers, pp. [i-ii] iii-xii, 621 [5:blank]. Previous owner's signature in pencil to front wrapper, very light wear to extremeties, in all a very fine copy in its original state. Rare

      [Bookseller: Sophia Rare Books]
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        Rain Five Days and I Love It (Signed)

      Port Townsend, WA: Graywolf Press, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. One of only 20 copies hand bound in cloth. A slim collection of poetry. A very fine copy in blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Signed by on the half title page. Easily one of his scarcest books.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Signed Photograph

      Undated. An 8" x 10" black-and-white glossy of Dylan, with Allen Ginsberg in the foreground, probably taken during the Rolling Thunder Revue tour in late 1975 - early 1976. Ginsberg was on the tour for most of the 1975 dates but seldom performed his readings or recitations; he did typically join Dylan and others for the finale of Dylan&#39;s set, a performance of Woody Guthrie&#39;s "This Land is Your Land." Signed by Dylan. Signature in blue ink across the dark shadows on his face, not readily apparent. Fine. .

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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      New York: Golden Press. 1975. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good- in boards. A few minor chips. Owner name to FEP. ; Signed and inscribed by author. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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