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        Women are Beautiful

      Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1975-01-01. Hardcover.. Excellent condition./Very good dust jacket with one small closed tear.. B&W Photographs. Not price clipped.& A lovely collectible copy.& Book is as described - all defects and marks are noted.

      [Bookseller: Harvest Book Co]
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        Women Are Beautiful

      New York: Light Gallery Editions, 1975. First Edition. Softcover.. Near Fine. Oblong 8vo, 96pp. Printed wraps as issued. 84 Black & White plates. Minor wear to corners, else near fine. More images available on request. Scarce in such a good condition. Compiled by Szarkowski. 85 photographic plates depicting women with Winogrand's characteristic spontaneity and "inspired amateurism." "Winogrand was an innovator and one of the most dazzlingly reckless members of what John Szarkowski called photography's 'new generation of primitives...' his style appeared to be no style--effortless, loose, and as uncalculated as a snapshot" (Roth, The Book of 101 books: Seminal Photographs Of The 20th Century). Beautiful book that's part street style and part photodocumentary, shot between the early sixties and 1975. Highly recommended.

      [Bookseller: november-books]
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        The Seen (First Edition)

      San Francisco: Pasteurize Press / Zephyrus Image, 1975. First Edition. First Edition. An offprint of Brakhage's remarks following a screening of his film, "The Text of Light," at the San Francisco Art Institute, Nov 18, 1974. & & A variant of the first edition described in the Zephyrus Image bibliography by Alastair Johnston, this copy without the inner printed Mylar wrapper and printed envelope. Probably the rarest Brakhage item extant, and an extraordinary example, given nature of the fragile wrapper. Not in OCLC. & & Johnston's entry for this title notes "After the film screened at Canyon Cinematheque in 1975, Holbrook Teter of Zephyrus Image decided to publish a transcript of Brakhage's accompanying talk. Teter said: 'Stan Brakhage showed a movie of light refracted in a glass ashtray. You couldn't tell it was an ashtray. The whole movie was just the shifting light in the ashtray for a very lengthy time. After he showed the movie he talked about his own life and development as an artist and what he had to say was so turned on, so accurate and beautiful. Somebody had taped it so we transcribed it and put out the book.'" & & "Teter originally proposed the title "Seeing is Believing" which Brakhage rejected as having religious connotations and 'then anyway my concern is to pry words such as 'seeing' FREE from those traditional associations of it which would limit a person.'"& & "Upon reviewing the tape to proof-read his first galley, Teter found that the Cinematheque transcriber had edited rather wildly, leaving out chunks and had even interpolated parts from another Brakhage speech at the University of California Berkeley's Pacific Film Archive. Teter re-transcribed the speech, and "The Seen" first appeared in print in late 1975." & & Brakhage was thrilled, and wrote in a letter to Teter, "Bless you for this beauty," and said that of all the books that had been inspired from his films, that Teter's was "easily the most beautiful of all." The Criterion Collection released a collection of 26 key works by Brakhage, titled "By Brakhage," in 2003, allowing frame-by-frame digital examination of his work for the first time. In 2010, Criterion released a second volume, curated by his wife, with an additional 30 films.& & Fine in saddle-stitched, reflective wrappers.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Voyages de l'autre cote

      Paris: Gallimard, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine with faint foxing to spine; small, gentle erasure mark to front free endpaper, else tight, bright and clean. In original acetate near fine DJ.. Octavo in brushed green cloth and gilt titles; 308 p, b/w illus (star map). Inscribed and signed by Le Clezio on half-title. Rare thus. In French. Le Clezio won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2008.

      [Bookseller: Calvello Books]
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        Henry Miller: Grandeur Nature

      France Editions Gallimard, 1975 Paperback SIGNED. First edition. Near Fine paperback with a touch of soil and wear at the lower tips in a Near Fine dust jacket. Original white wrappers printed in black and red in a photo-illustrated dj. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 264 pages; 16 full-page, gravure-printed b&w plates; 5.5 x 8 inches. Text in French. SIGNED BY BRASSAI and inscribed to Laurie and Stefan Lorant in the month and year of publication, on the half-title. Lorant was an author and photo-historian. A remarkable association copy.

      [Bookseller: A&D Books]
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        Nihon No Mayakuka / Narcotic Damage in Japan

      Nagoya: Nisshin-sha, 1975. A few small label remnants as is typical with Japanese books; a near fine copy in blue boards as issued in the publisher's plain card slipcase (few tape shadows, but very little wear).. First Edition. Thick quarto. Limited to 500 copies. The third and last book by Kazuo Kenmochi documenting drug use in Japan. This book includes images from his first two books (Narcotic Photographic Document and Narcotic '61-'72) as well as new images not found in either of the earlier works. The book has a long section of text, also by Kenmochi, and must rank as one of the most comprehensive books on drug addiction ever published. Amidst the reportage (there are many images of drug seizures, photographed in a style not unlike Boltanski or Sol Lewitt), there are incredible pictures of addicts in varying states of disarray.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Édouard Manet. Catalogue raisonné

      Paris & Lausanne: La Bibliothèque des Arts, 1975. 2 vols. Size 28 x 38 cm. Volume I: Peintures, 308 pp., 4 color pl., 430 black and white ill. Volume II: Pastels, aquarelles et dessins, 277 p., 4 color pl., 679 black and white. In 1975, this new revised and corrected edition of the catalogue raisonné of the work of Édouard Manet was published, listing the paintings in a first volume, with the pastels, watercolors and drawings in the second. Each reproduction is the object of extensive notes, and the whole completed by various annexes: a list of exhibitions, a bibliography, an index of titles and proper names, and a topographical index.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        The Hunting of the Snark. An Agony in Eight Fits.

      London: Michael Dempsey, 1975 - Quarto. Original grey boards, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Spine bumped, dust jacket lightly faded to spine, price clipped Illustrated throughout by Steadman. With a loose etching of the Beaver and the Biutcher on J. Green Mould Made H. P. Surfaced 140 lbs paper, (sheet size: 28 x 25.7 cm. First edition, first impression. Signed on the title page by Steadman. The print is an edition of 150, signed by Steadman lower right and numbered lower left. Steadman's take on Lewis Carroll's "The Hunting of the Snark".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        River-Crossing Pa Ndau

      The Hmong people of Laos are a tribal people in the highlands of Southeast Asia. They were recruited by the C.I.A. to fight against the communist Vietnamese and Pathet Lao in the 1960s, and they suffered the highest casualty rate of any group in the war. After the victories of the North Vietnamese and the Pathet Lao in 1975, the communist governments retaliated against the "traitors." Many Hmong were killed and others fled across the Mekong River into Thailand, seeking freedom, or at least refuge. For a period of time, the largest population of Hmong in the world, outside of Laos, existed in a Thailand refugee camp. A number resettled in the West, including tens of thousands in the U.S. Pa ndau is a traditional Hmong textile folk art -- "pa" is Hmong for flower, "ndau" for cloth. Decorated cloths can be as small as postage stamps or as large as quilts and can incorporate various kinds of stitcheries, as well a various images or patterns. The central image of a pa ndau generally tells a story. One thematic development in traditional Hmong pa ndau since the end of the Vietnam war was the "river-crossing" pa ndau, representing the flight from Laos across the Mekong River and into Thailand. Approximately 34" x 34", this embroidered pa ndau shows a traditional scene of village life in the highlands of Laos, with planting, cooking, and other traditional activities taking place, followed by -- as one approaches the foreground -- the arrival of armed Pathet Lao soldiers herding villagers at gunpoint. Still closer to the foreground, a number of villagers have escaped into the river, some on rafts, some in boats, some floating singly. On the other side of the river, they are greeted by Thai troops, and escorted to safety in Thai vehicles. The unnamed artist who created this pa ndau escaped from a Pathet Lao prison camp with her children, hiding out in the forest for several weeks until she was eventually recaptured; her captors knocked her teeth out with rifle butts after her recapture. She eventually escaped again and made it across the river, finally emigrating to the U.S. River-crossing pa ndau -- a modern expression of a traditional Hmong art-are extremely scarce, and this is a particularly dramatic example. Fine. . First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        [Photographie originale signée] Quai de Javel, 1932. [Dédicace autographe de Cartier-Bresson à Paola et Jean-Michel Folon]

      1975. Photo. Illus. by Henri Cartier-Bresson. Très bon. Aucune reliure. Dédicacé par l'auteur. 30,5 x 40,5 cm (feuille), 24,5 x 36 cm (image). Photo de 1932, tirage gélatino-argentique postérieur d'après contretype sur papier semi-mat à grain perlé circa 1975. Amicale dédicace autographe signée de Henri Cartier-Bresson à l'illustrateur Jean-Michel Folon et à son épouse, la galeriste Paola Folon-Ghiringhelli. A noter que, comme le précise le photographe dans sa dédicace, il s'agit d'un contretype, le négatif ayant été perdu pendant la deuxième guerre mondiale. Tous les tirages de ce cliché célèbre faits après guerre sont faits d'après un contretype, même si Cartier-Bresson ne le précise pas toujours. Ce tirage fut probablement donné à Folon en remerciement d'une tribune publiée par ce dernier dans "Le Monde" en 1974 pour prendre sa défense suite à la polémique suscitée par Cartier-Bresson dans une interview au même journal, où il affirmait : "la photo ne veut rien dire, elle ne dit rien, elle ne prouve rien". Cette photographie est reproduite dans la plupart des livres consacrés au photographe, parmi lesquels GALASSI "Henri Cartier-Bresson : premières images" (p. 63), BNF "De qui s'agit-il" (n° 28), DELPIRE "Henri Cartier-Bresson photographe" (n° 66), MONTIER "L'Art sans art d'Henri Cartier-Bresson" (n° 186) et CARTIER-BRESSON & MONTIER "Revoir Henri Cartier-Bresson" (nn° 50-51 : tirage d'avant-guerre annoté par le photographe). Légères rousseurs dans les marges..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Stupidogramme Dieter Roth gesammelte werke band 9 special edition with original drawing by author

      Eaton House. Hardcover. 1975 Eaton House special issue of limited edition catalog published by Hansjorg Mayer. Includes original drawing "Stupidogramme" signed by Dieter Roth laid in. Ex-library copy with typical library markings including card pocket, FEP ownership stamp, jacket plastic, etc. Book is in fair condition. Brown cloth boards have minor shelf wear. Jacket is in fair condition with sun fade at the spine and taped on Mylar. Book has a slight bow. Laid in art is in good condition with moderate age tanning/foxing along the top edge of the outer title page. This affects approx 1/4" of the top edge. Internal art is in good shape with minor edge tanning/foxing. Pages are clean with minor age tone. Binding is tight. Limited edition of only 200 copies with original drawing. * Ships daily via USPS with delivery confirmation. Books are shipped in protective cardboard. . Fair. 1975.

      [Bookseller: Lone Buck Books]
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        Some Afrikaners Photographed

      South Africa: Murray Crawford 1975. First edition of the photographer's second book. Limited to one thousand copies, of which this is number 437, signed by the photographer. An excellent copy in a dust jacket that shows very light wear. A very sharp copy of this rare book, the nicest I have seen.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Cowboy Kate & Other Stories

      London: Haskins Press, 1975 Hardcover SIGNED. Near Fine minus hardcover with a light bump to the heel and a touch of handling wear in a Near Fine minus dust jacket with light toning, light wear at one tip and a short scratch to the front. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs by Sam Haskins; introduction by Norman Hall; text by Desmond Skirrow. Unpaginated (approx. 180 pages); full-page and full-spread gravure printed b&w plates; 11 x 14 inches. SIGNED BY HASKINS. This copy, from an edition limited to 1500 copies, has a bound-in page with a "Cowboy Kate" stamp; a "Limited Edition by Sam Haskins" stamp, signed and numbered #346 by Haskins; and a third stamp, "Approved," that has been initialed in red ink by Alida Elzabe van Heerden, Haskins' wife and business partner. Sam Haskins (1926-2009) is best know for a trilogy of books of female nudes published in the 1960s: Five Girls (1962), Cowboy Kate (1964, winner of the Prix Nadar), and November Girl (1967.) This is the second edition of Cowboy Kate, the first book by Haskins's own press. See Roth, The Open Book, p.210-211; Bertolotti, Books of Nudes, p.196. Overseas sales may require extra postage for this volume.

      [Bookseller: A&D Books]
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        “On the Problem of Hidden Variables in Quantum Mechanics” in Reviews of Modern Physics, 38, p. 447, 1966

      One of two very famous papers by John Bell on hidden variables in quantum theory and a first edition of the paper in which he finally proves that hidden variables can in fact describe quantum events if non-locality is included. John Bell was the originator of Bell’s Theorem, one of the most important theorems in quantum physics. Bell’s Theorem draws a line in the sand between the world we know intuitively and that of quantum mechanics. Elegant and brief yet also called “the most profound in science,” the theorem states simply that “no physical theory of local hidden variables can ever reproduce all of the predictions of quantum mechanics” (Stapp, 1975). In 1932, John von Neumann wrote a paper disproving de Broglie’s argument that there is a ‘hidden variable’ that determines the precise position of the photon. Von Neumann was such a brilliant mathematician that no one bothered to check his maths; when Bell did in this 1966 paper, he showed that von Neumann had been wrong and there could be hidden variables after all, but only if particles could communicate faster than light (called ‘non-locality’). CONDITION & EDITION: 4to. Full volume bound in three quarter red cloth over marbled paper boards; maroon morocco spine labels. The binding is pristine save for slight scuffing to the spine labels. The interior is in near fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Atticus Rare Books]
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        MAX ERNST Oeuvre-Katalog Das Graphische Werk. Edited by Werner Spies

      Houston: Menil Foundation, 1975 First Edition of the first volume of Ernst's complete oeuvre catalogue - an ambitious undertaking sponsored by the Menil Foundation. 4to. A fine copy in 2 fine copies of the white dustwrapper. 1 of 1579 copies WITH A FINE IMPRESSION OF THE ORIGINAL ERNST LITHO.. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Santomaso: Catalogue Raisonne 1931-1974

      Venezia (Venice): Alfieri Edizioni D'arte, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. 271 pages. Text in English, French, German, and Italian with a section of text by Herbert Read. Includes numerous color and black and white illustrations. A tight near fine copy in near fine dust jacket with a two inch closed tear to the top of the rear panel. A very nice copy of this uncommon book about this important Italian artist.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Calder à Saché

      Cercle d'Art, 1975. in4 Broché

      [Bookseller: Livre Nomade]
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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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        Ragtime (Galley Proofs)

      Random House. Soft cover. Galley proofs. Nine volumes in wraps. The scarce galley proofs for Doctorow's classic novel. A near fine set with very light tanning and edgewear and very faint pencil residue on cover of the first volume. . Fine. 1975. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books]
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        Fictcryptokrimsographs

      Buffalo: Humpy Press, (1975). Adhesive ghost on the front inside wrapper where the print had been attached in its original glassine packet; very close to fine in photo-illustrated wrappers.. Limited edition with a small print of the cover image. Square octavo. Number 8 of 125 copies issued with a SIGNED, numbered and dated (1974) print. The book is also SIGNED and dated in 1976. Interestingly the copyright date is 1975, while this copy has a publisher's blindstamp dated 1973. (Auer 590).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Westmorland Heritage

      Kendal: Westmorland Gazette, 1975. First Edition, Signed and Numbered Limited Issue. Hardcover. Fine/Fine: A very tidy copy which is SIGNED and numbered by Alfred Wainwright, in a very tidy dust jacket. All notable faults: Book has a few very light marks, slightly dusty on the top edges and a few light to moderate finger marks on the head of the boards. Dust jacket has one crease at the center of the upper panel, some very minor creasing at the head of the upper board and sunned on the spine. 11008. <b> Bibliographical Details: </b> First Edition, Signed and Numbered Limited Issue [2 specific points have been used to verify the edition of this book. [Burke 20]].

      [Bookseller: Kirkland Books Ltd]
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        Salem&#39;s Lot (Signed)

      Garden City: Doubleday, 1975. First edition / First printing.. Hardcover.. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket.. Octavo. The author&#39;s second published and now-classic vampire novel (after "Carrie"). Filmed in 1979 for television, directed by Tobe Hooper and starring David Soul. Filmed again for TV in 2004, starring Rob Lowe and Donald Sutherland. & & ~SIGNED by King on the front flyleaf with a unique inscription: "For Ed - All best--and remember: they only come out at night! Stephen King. 8/22/80." Jacket is second state, with "Father Cody" in the summary text at the front flap, and a price of $7.95 to the top of same. Jacket is very sharp, with only a small, shallow crease to the crown. & & ~A collector&#39;s copy of King&#39;s second book, with a fabulous early inscription.

      [Bookseller: Bloody Rare Books, LLC]
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        Salem&#39;s Lot

      New York: Doubleday. NF/F. 1975. 1st Edition. Hardcover; 1st Printing. 0385007515 . Signed by author. 1st edition, 1st printing, Doubleday, 1975. This 1st printing (stated on copyright page) book&#39;s dustjacket had 3 issues: the 1st rumored to be only 25 copies priced at $8.95, all kept in-house by Doubleday and never published with the book. This is the 2nd issue dustjacket - very scarce because of the Father Cody mistake on the front flap (later corrected in the 3rd issue to Father Callahan) that was price clipped by Doubleday and repriced at $7.95 printed beside the publisher clip. The book has the required (to be a real 1st printing) Q37 code at the lower end of the gutter of the last text page. The book is Near Fine+. Straight, clean, tight, no binding spots or soiling, with just slight softening to the cloth at spine ends and a few very small, very faint tanned spots to outer page edges near the back of the text block, and on the top of the front free end page the previous owner&#39;s name plus in different writing her place and date of birth and place and date of death. The book is SIGNED by Stephen King on the title page, right below his publisher printed name - just his name with no inscription. A lovely example of King&#39;s 2nd book, and a Fine example of the fragile dustjacket (usually found chipped and tattered). Even the red part of the lettering on the spine isn&#39;t faded as you usually find it. Only things keeping it from being As New is a tiny trace of white showing through the black at the front flap fold line, and a couple of very tiny professional edge repairs. A true collector&#39;s copy. Made into a TV series, which is what really got King&#39;s career started. ; 8-7/16" x 5-3/4"; 439 pages; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Authors & Artists]
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        EMMANUELLE. ROMAN. ROLAND DELCOL: DOUZE LITHOGRAPHIES ORIGINALES. [EDITION ILLUSTREE, EN FEUILLES, IN FOLIO ELEPHANTESQUE, 57 X 46 CM. COLLECTION &#39;LA CENTAINE&#39; N° 2. 12 LITHOGRAPHIES EN NOIR HORS TEXTE, TOUTES SIGNÉES ET NUMÉROTÉES, EN FEUILLES SOUS COUVERTURE BLANCHE REMPLIÉE ET IMPRIMÉE, BOÎTIER DE L&#39;ÉDITEUR EN PLEINE TOILE VERTE. TIRAGE A 156 EXEMPLAIRES, EXEMPLAIRE Nº 65]

      PARIS: TCHOU, 1975. 1ª edicion. . Encuadernacion original. NUEVO / NEW. 106 paginas.

      [Bookseller: Portico]
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        Support the MPLA in Angola Original Poster - San Francisco Poster Brigade, People&#39;s Movement for the Liberation of Angola

      San Francisco: Wilfred Owen Brigade, 1975. Original Print. Very Good +. Wilfred Owen Brigade; Rachael Romero. Support the MPLA in Angola Original Poster. San Francisco: Wilfred Owen Brigade, 1975. Linocut, black ink on heavy white paper, image measures approx. 13 by 22 1/2-inches, the paper measures 17 1/2 by 23-inches, light red stamp of the &#147;Wilfred Owen Brigade&#148; in the lower right margin. Pin holes at each corner of the print and one at center top. Creases on upper right corner and an old repaired tear and tiny nick on left edge (none affect image). A remarkably well-preserved copy of this truly scarce graphic. This block-print was created by Rachael Romero in 1975, the same year she co-founded the San Francisco Poster Brigade. The SFPG was originally called the Wilfred Owen Brigade after the poet who was killed in action during the First World War, but, as Romero says, &#147;no-one knew who Wilfred Owen was so soon changed the name to San Francisco Poster Brigade.&#148; The SFPB existed from 1975 &#150; 1982, though Romero remains an active artist engaged in social issues. The MPLA &#150; the leftist People&#39;s Movement for the Liberation of Angola &#150; Labour Party &#150; has ruled Angola since the country&#146;s independence from Portugal in 1975. During 1975, when this posted was created, the United States was heavily involved in supporting the MPLA&#146;s opposition during the Angolan Civil War, which lasted until 2002.

      [Bookseller: Bay Leaf Used & Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Humboldt&#39;s Gift [Signed Rare Unrevised Proofs]

      New York: The Viking Press, 1975. First edition [Rare Unrevised Proofs]. Wrappers. Fine. A Near Fine to Fine Rare copy of the Unrevised Proofs for Humboldt&#39;s Gift, SIGNED BY SAUL BELLOW on the title page, issued prior to the much more common Advance Reading Copy for this work; Saul Bellow&#39;s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, an exploration of mental instability and how it relates to genius. The book&#39;s central character, Charlie Citrine, is based on Delmore Schwartz, the American Poet and Short Story writer who, in 1959, became the youngest-ever Bollingen Prize winner and who, in his later life suffered from Alcoholism and mental illness. One of the 20th Century&#39;s most important authors, Saul Bellow was a three-time winner of the National Book Award for Fiction (The Adventures of Augie March, Herzog, and Mr. Sammler&#39;s Planet), and, as noted above, won the Pulitzer Prize for Humboldt&#39;s Gift. The novel also played a part in Bellow&#39;s winning the 1976 Nobel Prize in Literature "for the human understanding and subtle analysis of contemporary culture that are combined in his work". This is a Near Fine to Fine copy of the Rare Unrevised Proofs for this novel (issued prior to, and in numbers more limited than, the much more common Advance Reading Copy), showing a bit of shelf soiling to the bottom of the closed page block&#39;s ends and some quite minor sunning to the spine. Copies of the Unrevised Proof&#39;s are quite scarce, and signed copies are absolute hen&#39;s teeth. A Near Fine to Fine copy of the RARE UNREVISED PROOFS for one of Saul Bellow&#39;s most important works, both WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE and A MEANINGFUL CONTRIBUTOR TO BELLOW&#39;S WINNING THE NOBEL PRIZE, SIGNED BY SAUL BELLOW. RARE.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Johnno

      (Queensland): University of Queensland Press. (1975). The correct first edition (Australian) of his first novel, a semi-autobiographical tale of growing up in Brisbane in the 1940s and &#39;50s. Signed by the author in 1987. A bit of shelf wear to the lower board edges, else fine in a very near fine dust jacket with mild fading to the spine. A scarce book, especially in such condition and signed. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        PIECES OF THE FRAME. Signed

      New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, [1975], 1975 McPhee, John. PIECES OF THE FRAME. Significant Presentation Copy. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1975). First Edition Inscribed by John McPhee on the verso of the half-title page to his New Yorker editor, Robert Bingham: "Bob - if it were not for old Short Form - some of these pieces might be books in Themselves / snarlingly, appreciatively John". A near fine or better copy of these essays in dark blue cloth, silver titles to the spine, in a fine, fresh illustrated dustwrapper. 8vo. 308 pp. "One always has the sense with McPhee of a man at a pitch of pleasure in his work, a natural at it, finding out on behalf of the rest of us how some portion of the world works. Edward Hoagland, The New York Times. A superb copy.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        L&#39;Opera Tipografica Di Alberto Tallone

      (N.p.: Stamperia Di Alberto Tallone, 1975). Quarto. Lxxxvii, 251pp. One of 470 copies. A bibliography of works by the Italian printer Alberto Tallone with many sample title pages. Prefaced with an introduction and a biographical essay. At a young age, Tallone became an apprentice in the printing house of Maurice Darantière at Chatenay Malabry near Paris, one of the most famous printing houses in Europe. Tallone went on to become a very successful printer and typographer in his own right, specializing in classical works like Shakespeare and Dante. Bound in limp printed paper wrappers with original glassine. Housed in a brown cloth enclosure with endpapers embossed with a basketweave pattern, and a matching slipcase. Spine of enclosure is slightly bumped, and glassine shows some wear at the bottom of the spine, else extremely fine, featuring the bookplate of Robert Wayne Stilwell. Laid in is a cleverly-designed leaf of typographic examples printed in red and black that discusses how knowledge of classical typography is essential to the progress of printing as an art.

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        A FEELING FOR LEAVING

      New York: Frontward Books, 1975. First edition. Paperback. Stapled mimeographed sheets with hand-colored covers (as issued) by Rochelle Kraut. One of 403 total copies. This copy inscribed "For Bob __ in NYC/with affection,/ Ted Berrigan/ 16 May 79.". Light wear and toning to the edges, easily very good. Scarce book. Frontward Books were published by Bob Rosenthal and Rochelle Kraut.

      [Bookseller: Alexander Rare Books]
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        Original watercolor artwork for ABA 75 Convention

      c. 1975. Watercolor on paper. Image area measures approximately 8 by 11 1/2 inches. Matted and framed. This illustration was used on the cover of the May 19th, 1975 edition of Publisher&#39;s Weekly, which featured an article on the 1975 American Booksellers Association Convention. The scene shows a typical Gorey character with enormous golden wings proclaiming "ABA 75" upon them in red. The mustachioed man, dressed in slacks, a tweed sportcoat, yellow sweater and green bow-tie, hovers bat-like over a small crowd of characters wielding books, each of whom has a speech-bubble pitch above them. The faded burlesque dancer in a diaphanous flapper-style dress, feather headdress, and festooned with beads holds up her "Follies of the Follies" and explains that "I still have all my costumes to wear to book-and-author luncheons." Next to her, a small boy pitches his "exposé of group activities in an Eastchester kindergarten" entitled "Plasticine & Clothes Pins." A barefoot, bearded beach-bum in a poncho, an apron-wearing aspiring cookbook author, and a man in a plaid 3-piece leisure suit round out this assembly. Some of the details here suggest that Gorey, who was no stranger to book-related events such as this, may have attended this convention. Writing in the June 16th, 1975 issue of the New Yorker, Lillian Ross observed that "All over the convention, the word used for people whose names appeared on the covers of books was &#39;author&#39; (never &#39;writer&#39;)." Further on, she noted the presence of "two dozen publishers who were beating the drum for cookbooks," and she likened the experience of walking the aisles to "walking an old Coney Island path between sideshow hawkers." Gorey adhered a small paste-over correction to the leg of one of the characters, revealing insight into the artist&#39;s process. A fine, colorful example of Gorey&#39;s commercial work that is especially appealing for its book-oriented content.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        CODEX ATLANTICUS (Fine 24 Volume Facsimile Leather Bound Edition)

      Giunti. New. Hardcover. <p>Leonardo da Vinci. Il codice Atlantico della Biblioteca Ambrosiana di Milano. Trascrizione diplomatica e critica di Auguso Marinoni. [Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, codice "Atlantico"] </p><p> Florence: Giunti Barbèra, 1975-1980. 44 x 60 cm, 12 vols (facs) , 12 vols (commentary). </p><p>Assembled by the 16th-c. Italian sculptor and collector Pompeo Leoni, Codex Atlanticus-comprised of 1,286 items-represents the largest collection of Leonardo papers ever assembled. Included are spectacular drawings of technological innovations, of weapons and fortifications, of hydraulic devices, vessels and flying machines. Every aspect of Leonardo&#39;s genius is present, showing his abiding interest in the mechanical sciences and mathematics, in astronomy, physical geography, botany, chemistry and anatomy. It also includes studies for paintings such as the "Adoration of the Magi", "Leda" and the "Battle of Anghiari". Each volume of the 12-volume facsimile is accompanied by a volume with the critical and diplomatic transcription edited by Augusto Marinoni. Limited edition of 998 copies consisting of a total of 24 leather bound volumes</p> Our Promise to You: ALL OUR DUST JACKETS COME WITH CLEAR BRODART PROTECTIVE COVERS. (Please read listing to determine if this book comes with a dust jacket.) Your order will be CAREFULLY PACKAGED IN A BOX for safe transition. We strive for 100% customer satisfaction! .

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
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        The Masterworks of Chang Ta-Ch&#39;ien

      San Francisco, Calif.: Editions Press, 1975. A portfolio of six original color lithographs. Each approximately 29 x 20 inches (71 x 51 cm.). Edition of 171. This complete portfolio is one of the 125 numbered copies in Arabic, no. 118. Not every print in the portfolio is numbered. Each print is signed in pencil by the artist. Original blue cloth case.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        The Prairie Is My Garden

      Robert F. Karolevitz. The Prairie Is My Garden The Story Of Harvey Dunn, Artist. Aberdeen, SD: North Plains Press, 1975. Fourth Printing (stated). illustrated soft covers, light soiling, edge wear/rubbing, small sticker ghost along top edge near fore-edge, 95 pages, portrait of Dunn on page preceding title page, frontispiece of photograph of Dunn in his studio, title picture on front cover is one of Harvey Dunn's most popular paintings which is now know as "The Prairie is My Garden", showing a woman and her two daughters gathering prairie flowers, Foreword by the author, nine chapters, an 8 page section entitled.."A Brief Harvey Dunn Album" showing several examples of the artists paintings, numerous other photographs throughout, well written text, Bibliography and Index, pages clean, 9 x 12,  Very Good +. Paperback.

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        Danny The Champion Of The World

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

      [Bookseller: Brooklyn Books]
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        Group of works by 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature winner Tomas Transtromer, two signed: Baltics (1975, signed by Transtromer) -- 2 copies of Selected Poems (1987, one is inscribed by Transtromer) -- Collected Poems (1987) -- 2 copies of Windows and Stones (1972) -- Truth Barriers (1980, signed by the translator Robert Bly) -- 5 copies of A Sketch in October (1975, double-page broadside)

      various: University of Pittsburgh Press / Ecco / Sierra / Bloodaxe / Rook. 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Collection of works by the 2011 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer. This group includes: 2 copies of "Selected Poems," edited by Robert Hass and published by Ecco in 1987. Softcover. One of them is inscribed by Transtromer to Marilyn and Tom Donnelly; Marilyn is a well known Pittsburgh poet. -- 5 copies of "A Sketch in October," a double-page broadside on deckle-edge paper, printed by the Rook Press of Derry, PA as an insert to be included in the program for Transtromer&#39;s reading at the International Poetry forum in Pittsburgh, ca. 1975. Translation of poem by May Swenson. A rare item, probably issued in an edition of fewer than 1000 copies. -- "Baltics," published by Oyez in 1975. Softcover. Signed by Transtromer. -- "Collected Poems," published by Bloodaxe in 1987. Softcover. -- "Truth Barriers," translated by Robert Bly, and signed by him. Published by Sierra Club in 1980. Fine hardcover ins lightly used dust jacket. -- 2 copies of "Windows and Stones," published by the Univ. of Pitt Press in 1972. Fine copies in Fine dust jackets. Besides the chapbook of poems published by Bly in 1970, this is the first substantial collection of Transtromer&#39;s work in English. Very Rare. -- All contents are clean and unmarked. Digital images available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Hamburg 1929 - 1995). Toter Vogel. Radierung von 1975. 17,5 x 24,5 cm. Datiert und signiert.,

      1975 - Griffelkunst 44. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm]
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        North

      London: Faber & Faber, 1975 First UK Edition. Fine book in a near fine dust jacket. The jacket has some fading to the spine and upper front panel. Signed by the author on the title page. . Signed by Author. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: MDS Books]
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        Dog Soldiers [Inscribed Association Copy of Scarce British Edition]

      London: Secker & Warburg. (1975). The first British edition of his second novel, winner of the National Book Award and one of the best novels to link the impact of the Vietnam war on American society in the Sixties to the dark side of that era -- the official corruption and the underside of the drug experiences of a generation. An unaccountably scarce edition. Reportedly 2500 copies were printed but it turns up very seldom, far less often than the British A Hall of Mirrors, which is reported to have had a first printing of only 1000 copies. Printed in the U.S. and with a similar binding to the U.S. edition, but with a completely different dust jacket design. This copy is inscribed by the author to his bibliographer, Ken Lopez, "with best wishes." Faint marks on foredges and endpages; near fine in a near fine dust jacket with some of the usual fading to the spine lettering. We&#39;ve carried this edition only a handful of times over the years. Without question, the scarcest of Stone&#39;s trade editions. . First Edition. Hardcover.

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        FICTCRYPTOKRIMSOGRAPHS: A BOOK WORK BY LES KRIMS - LIMITED EDITION WITH A SIGNED COLOR PHOTOGRAPH

      Humpy Press Inc., Buffalo, NY 1975 - np (94pp), 40 color illustrations. Designed by Les Krims. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. "Fictcryptokrimsographs" is one of Les Krims' charming self-published photography books from the seventies. It reproduces in miniature forty vaguely erotic, always humorous Polaroid SX-70 prints along with an introductory essay by the esteemed Hollis Frampton. A bright, most handsome copy of the deluxe edition this little gem (cited on page 244 of Alessandro Bertolotti's "Books of Nudes") limited to one hundred and twenty five copies only bearing the Humpy Press Inc. blindstamp SIGNED AND DATED "Krims 76" in pencil on the front free endpaper with a SIGNED AND NUMBERED (#4/125) 1/4 x 3 1/2" color print of "Goldfish Bowl Press and Plug 1974" (reproduced as plate number 2) laid into a glassine envelope affixed to the inside front cover, as issued. 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. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Champignons du nord et du midi ( 3 vols) tome I les meilleurs comestibles et tous les vénéneux, tome II les meilleurs comestibles, tome III bolétales et aphyllophorales

      Hachette, 1975. in12 Cartonné ex libris page faux titre, nombreuses photographies couleurs,

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        Marc Chagall: Paintings, Gouaches, Sculpture

      Lausanne: Imprimeries Reunies. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine. Exhibition catalog, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY CHAGALL in purple crayon on title: "Pour M. Riskin / Marc Chagall / 1975" Catalog for the November 1973 exhibition at the Pierre Matisse Gallery (New York). Beautifully illustrated with 44 tipped-in color plates of Chagall&#39;s work. The recipient, New York native Martin Riskin, founded and served on the boards of numerous musical societies and was an active figure in contemporary art circles, befriending, among others, Dali, Miro, and Chagall. In 1979 the French government named him Chevalier in the Order of Arts and Letters. Lausanne: Imprimeries Reunies, 1973. Folio (12.5 x 9.5 in), original printed wrappers. Fine condition.

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        RIVERS WEST

      New York; (1975): E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc. INSCRIBED by the author on the half-title. 192pp. bound in 1/4 white cloth over lime green paper covered boards, spine lettering green, fine in fine unclipped dust jacket.. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Sociobiology: The New Synthesis

      Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1975.. First edition. Fine in a near fine dust jacket that shows only light wear. Signed by the author on the title page. A very nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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