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        Crime Oracle and the Teeth of the Dragon; Two Adventures of the Shadow

      DOVER PUBL INC, NY 1975 - signed by Maxwell Grant, Walter Gibson, pseudonym Presentation copy with a flyer also addressed to Wayne Robinson, reporter of Philadelphia Bulletin, the flyer is labeled Shadowgram dated July 1, 1979, this is Walter GIbson stationary DATE PUBLISHED: 1975 EDITION: 163 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        ABC Americana

      Dell 1975 - Near Fine book in like dust jacket and matching slipcase. Dust jacket price clipped, else FINE. One of 1,000 numbered limited edition copies signed by Norman Rockwell and George Mendoza. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Pages of Boston]
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        Imperial Earth. A novel. [Together with signed letter (and two more interesting letters in copy) by Arthur C. Clarke on his personal stationery. Clarke makes some handwritten remarks about the allegations against him and writes: 'I hope to make more money from the S. Smear than from all my books when the lawyers have finished with them !).

      London, : Victor Gollancz, . Near Fine condition with only minor signs of external wear. Rare in this exceptional condition.. London, Victor Gollancz, 1975. Octavo. 287 pages. Original Hardcover with illustrated, unclipped dustjacket in protective Mylar. Near Fine condition with only minor signs of external wear. Rare in this exceptional condition.

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop]
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        Maschinenschriftlicher Brief mit eigenhändiger Unterschrift an Joan Miro / Typewritten letter with handwritten signature to Joan Miro.

      Paris, L'Herne, 1975 - Mit eigenhändigen Anmerkungen von Joan Miró / with handwritten notation by Joan Miró. Gutes Exemplar. Sprache: Französisch

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Vinke]
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        PUNK Magazine Complete Run 1-17 with D.O.A. Filmbook (1975-1979)

      Punk Publications 1975 - Complete in 15 issues total, numbered 1-17 (issues 9 and 13 were never printed) with Punk supplement (inside High Times February 1977) and D.O.A. Official Filmbook. Variously folio folded tabloid and quarto, pictorial wrappers. Very Good overall. Light staining to bottom of #1's wraps. #2 has small tear in spine but no blue spray on edges, which is rare. Small stain on a few pages inside #5. Small tear to foot of front cover of #6 with a faint red stamp to back cover. Mailing label on covers of #8 and #4. #10 has faint stain to bottom edge. Bottom corner front cover of #14 creased. #15 back cover lightly wrinkled at corner. Small light stain to front cover of Filmbook. Thin closed tear along spine of High Times issue. The Sex Pistols, The Ramones, Television, Lou Reed, Patti Smith, Blondie, The Dictators, Destroy All Monsters, Iggy Pop, James Chance, The Clash and all sorts of early punk celebrities were profiled and lampooned in the pages of Holmstrom's now-classic Punk. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Mixed-Up Chameleon

      Thomas Y Crowell 1975 - Scarce First Edition of this Carle title. Glossy pictorial boards. Beautiful condition. No jacket as issue -- priced on rear at $6.95 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Horatio Walpole, Earl of Orford (11 Volumes)

      Georg Olms Verlag 1975 - The Works of Horatio Walpole, Earl of Orford. Reprinted in Anglistica & Americana, No. 157, by Georg Olms Verlag in 1975. This is a complete set of 11 volumes. In near fine condition. A lovely set with little shelf wear. Postage price on application. There will be an additional charge. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Factotum

      Black Sparrow Press, Santa Barbara 1975 - First Printing. Number 60 of 75 copies signed by Bukowski on the limitation page with an original watercolor painting by Charles Bukowski bound in with a tissue guard. A scarce edition of Bukowski's second novel. Book is protected in the original acetate jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        THE PHILOSOPHY OF ANDY WARHOL

      Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1975 - First Edition, Second Printing, Flat Signed with a large Original playful drawing by Andy Warhol. Beautiful book with the original dust jacket. Boldly signed on the half title page in black felt tip with an original drawing of lips which what appears to be a Kiss! The book will come with an LOA/COA from James Spence. The book is in beautiful condition, internally appearing crisp and unread. The yellow paper and orange quarter cloth boards have some slight overall toning/grubbiness to the boards. However otherwise the book is clean and crisp with sharp corners and no edgewear and a tight and square binding. The end papers are clean with no owner names, no inscriptions, and no book plates. The internal pages are clean, bright and flat with No marks, No writing, No stains, No smudges, No bent pages and No foxing. Beautiful clean book internally appearing as unread. Boldly signed by Andy Warhol with an original unique playful drawing of lips in what appears to be a "kiss" across the half title page. The book will come with an LOA by James Spence. Please see detailed images. The original dust jacket is in near fine condition still retaining the original rigidity, with very slight nicking to the spine tips and touch of creasing to top of rear panel. Otherwise the jacket has strong vibrant colors with no edgewear, no rips, no chips, no tears, no rubbing, no fading and no foxing. The jacket is NOT price clipped and has a stated price of $7.95. The jacket is now protected in a new clear removable archival cover. Please see detailed images. A stunning example of this scarce title with an original playful unique drawing by Warhol. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other Warhol listings and rare books [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bunker Archeologie

      Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou and Centre de Creation Industrielle, 1975. Paperback. First edition. Good+ paperback with light shelf wear, light wear at the edges and extremities, creasing to the spine, and a small red Japanese stamp to the first page with rub-off to the flap. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs and text by Paul Virilio. Perfect bound with French flaps; 186 pages; b&w photos, architectural drawings, and document reproductions throughout; 7.75 x 9.5 inches. Published on the occasion of an exhibition at the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, this catalogue features Virilio's photographic studies of German bunkers built on the Western and Northern coasts of France as well as architectural renderings of the interior layouts and facsimiles of memos by Adolf Hitler on the subject. The theoretical text links the growth of cities and the development of human society to the technological advancements of armaments and war. An influential book.

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        North.

      New York, Oxford University Press. 1975 - First American Edition. Octavo. 73 pages. Original Hardcover with original, unclipped dustjacket. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear and the usual spotting to the cloth. The dustjacket in spectacular condition with a small strip of toning only. Signed and inscribed by Seamus Heaney in 1981. Blindstamp of preowner to endpaper.

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Historical Panorama of San Francisco

      San Francisco, Calif., 1975. Watercolor and gouache. 25 x 58 inches. Original design for the mural at the Home Savings Branch at 2750 Van Ness Ave. at Lombard (now the Washington Mutual Lombard Financial Center). This design is replicated as a circular mural around the entire branch public space interior. The 22 panels are titled by artist in pencil on the mount beneath each panel and include: Indian, Appaloosa, Spanish, Padres, Early Settlers, Miners 49, Spanish Galleon, Clipper Ship, Railraoad Tycoons, Barbbary Coast, Gamblers, The Fire, Fireman, Ferry Boat, Chinatown, Victorian House, Women of 1890, Bicycle 1880, Pony Express, Cable Car, Society 1900, Golden Gate Park and The Golden Gate Bridge with Yachts. Signed, dated, annotated and titled by the artist in pencil beneath the images. Framed. Image reproduced is of one 2 if the panels.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Tàpies: Das graphische Werk L'oeuvre gravé, 1947-1986 3 vols

      St. Gallen: Erker, 1975-2002. Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, distribution. Three volumes: 209, 263, 279 pp. Text in French and German. Some individual volumes in various languages available. As new.

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        THE SURVIVAL OF THE BARK CANOE

      NY: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1975. First edition, first prnt. Signed by McPhee on the half-title page. Black and white illustrations. Dustjacket with toning on spine, mostly on the interior, and wear on the front flap fold with a small perforation. Tight, clean copy in Fine condition in a Very Good dustjacket with an archival cover.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        The Man in the High Castle

      Victor Gollancz Limited, London, 1975 First UK edition, first impression.Octavo. Original blue boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket.Spine lightly rolled, tiny ownership signature to front free endpaper but a nice copy in the minimally sunned dust jacket. Certainly one of the author's most important works of which the UK edition (albeit rather more recently published) is scarcer than the American equivalent.[155]

      [Bookseller: Blakeney Griffin Booksellers Ltd]
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        Dodici acqueforti per l'Anno santo 1975

      Ancona: A cura dell'editore Brenno Bucciarelli, , 1975. Ottimo (Fine). 12 acqueforti originali, numerate e firmate, di Trento Longaretti (cm 25x14,5) accompagnate da una lettera introduttiva di Papa Paolo VI riprodotta in facsimile. 4to (cm 51x36). Ottimo (Fine). . Le immagini si riferiscono ai temi spirituali dell'Anno Santo.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Women Are Beautiful

      New York: Light Gallery / Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1975. Faint bump to the spine heel, else fine in a fine jacket.. First Edition. Small oblong quarto. The hardcover issue. Garry Winogrand's best and most sought after book, with many of his iconic images of the seventies.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        WOMEN ARE BEAUTIFUL ; With an essay by Helen Gary Bishop

      NY: Light Gallery Books, 1975. First edition. Winogrand, Garry. Oblong 8vo., 85 full-page b&w photographs. A better than very good copy with faint price marks in pencil on the blank free flyleaf and slight bruising to the lower board tips. The photo-illustrated dust jacket shows minor dusting.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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        Women Are Beautiful (First Edition)

      New York: Farrar Straus Giroux / Light Gallery, 1975. First Edition. First Edition. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. A collector's copy.

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        Garry Winogrand: Women Are Beautiful

      New York: Light Gallery & Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1975. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a touch of rubbing to the bottom tips in a Very Good price-clipped dust jacket with moderate soiling. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Winogrand's street photography focusing on women: "I don't know if all the women in the photographs are beautiful but I do know that the women are beautiful in the photographs." Photographs and statement by Garry Winogrand; essay by Helen Gary Bishop. Unpaginated [96 pages]; 85 full-page b&w plates; 9.25 x 8.25 inches. Reference: Roth, Open Book, p.306-307; Auer, 802 Photo Books, p.588.

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        Apophthegmatum libri octo cum primis frugiferi, denuò vigilanter ab ipos recogniti autore, non sine lucro novae accessionis.Cologne, Johann Gymnich I, 1538. 8vo (16 x 11 x 4.5 cm). With Gymnich's woodcut device, 9 woodcut initials (2 series) plus 1 repeat, and a vine-leaf ornament. Set in an Aldine-style italic with incidental roman and Greek. Near contemporary blind-tooled calf (the owner's stamp ca. 1564?, added later than the rest of the tooling) over wooden boards, each board in a panel design, the front board with the large oval armorial panel-stamp (72 x 55 mm) of Simon Cluver of Gedansk (ca. 1540-1598); the back board with 2 rolls showing Christian imagery. With 1 of 2 brass catchplates but further with only remnants of the fastenings.

      Rotterdam City Library, Cat. Erasmus Collection, p. 22; USTC 635471 (4 copies); VD16, E2039 (same 4 copies); for owner's stamp on binding: Hulshoff Pol, The first century of Leiden University Library (1975), p. 414. Rare second(?) edition of the revised and expanded text of Erasmus's important and popular collection of more than two thousand aphorisms, apothegms and anecdotes, in the original Latin, first published by Froben at Basel in 1531 in six "libri" but finding its definitive form in his 1535 edition in eight "libri". Gymnich, with the present edition, appears to be the first after Froben to publish the revised 1535 text. The book is a collection of short quotations from a wide variety of sources, intended to be both educational and entertaining.With the large armorial owner's stamp of Simon Clüver (ca. 1540-1598), some of whose books went to Leiden University via his grand nephew, the historical geographer Philipp Clüver (1580-1622). Hulshoff Pol records this stamp on a binding dated 1564, but in the present binding it has been stamped over the existing decoration on the front board, so the binding itself may be older than the owner's stamp. With numerous small stains in the preliminaries, some mostly marginal water stains and a few small marginal worm holes, but otherwise in good condition and only slightly trimmed, retaining an occasional deckle. The owner's stamp has been impressed quite deeply and has therefore been well preserved, but the rest of the binding is worn, with some cuts, tears and gaps, and the surface of the spine flaking. One of the earliest editions of one of Erasmus's most popular and most entertaining works, in a near contemporary, blind-tooled binding.

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        Manuscript maquette for Creepy Castle.

      London: Macmillan, , 1975. Together with a smaller manuscript book proposal and the US first edition. 2 pen and watercolour manuscripts, 1 oblong octavo (190 x 140 mm) and 1 square octavo (135 x 126 mm). Volume I: loose gatherings with illustrated wrappers, 15 double page drawings (368 x 134 mm), of which all but one feature a flap which changes the scene, and 2 single page drawings (182 x 134 mm). Volume II: bound with illustrated self-wrappers, 4 double page drawings (253 x 134 mm), one of which features 3 flaps that change the scene. Together with a copy of the US first edition of the completed book in the original pink boards and pictorial dust jacket. Housed in a red quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Extremities slightly rubbed and bumped, a few small nicks and light creases to wrappers of Volume I. An excellent set with bright and crisp watercolour drawings. The original manuscript maquette of Goodall's wordless picture book, Creepy Castle, which would be published in 1975 by Macmillan in London and Atheneum in New York. While the published book conveys Goodall (1908–1996)'s inventive approach to the picture book format, it fails to fully transmit the delicate lines and colouring of the artist's lively illustrations, as evident in the current manuscript.

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        People in Israel. Thirteen Original Lithographs

      (7) unpaginated introductory leaves including title, essay by the lithographer Fernand Mourlot in French and English translation, and list of works, accompanying 13 original lithographs in brilliant colors, each approx. 25 3/4" x 19 1/2", each signed in pencil by the artist and numbered 37/200, each housed in a separate folder with printed title on front, typography by Fequet et Baudier. Large folio. Contents loose as issued in 1/2 leather and cloth case with simulated signature embossed on front cover. Paris (William Haber) 1975. One of 200 copies. Moshe Gat was born in Haifa in 1935 and studied at the Bezalel School in Jerusalem before spending several years traveling and working in Mexico, Paris, the USA, and Italy. In 1962 he settled in Haifa and started teaching at the Bezalel School. His works have been widely exhibited worldwide; his paintings have been shown in Mexico City, Moscow, New York, Chicago, New Orleans, Tokyo, various cities in Europe, and throughout Israel. The dramatic boldly-colored lithographs in this suite, influenced by expressionism and abstraction, present typical figures at a more optimistic time in Israeli history. The titles of the prints are: 1) Young and Old in Jerusalem; 2) Arriving in Israel; 3) Talmudist; 4) Fishermen in Jaffa Port; 5) Praying Boy; 6) Yemenites; 7) Brothers in Kibbutz; 8) Market Day; 9) Village in the Galilee; 10) Boats; 11) Shepherd; 12) Refugee; 13) Our Hope.

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        How to Have a Life-style. Illustrations by William Vaughan.

      London: Cecil Woolf, 1975 - Small octavo. Original green boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Ownership annotation to dust jacket rear flap verso. Spine gently rolled, light offsetting to endpapers; an excellent copy in the price-clipped jacket with toned spine, and nicks and creasing to extremities, tape repair to verso. Illustrations by William Vaughan. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Kenith, from Quentin Crisp". This copy additionally with a signed newspaper clipping from John Bull dated 20 November 1948 tipped-in to the front pastedown, and a signed typescript letter dated 2 January 1976 tipped-in to the rear pastedown. The letter is a response to a Mr Goodfellow, whom Crisp appears to have known in earlier years, replying to a letter congratulating Crisp on the 1975 television film production of The Naked Civil Servant, Crisp's 1968 autobiography, starring John Hurt. In the letter Crisp discusses "Miss Beeson" and the "turbulance" she carried with her, noting that, "she really was a horror". Miss Beeson lived on the same floor as Crisp at Beaufort Street and "her insatiable sexual appetite would often wake her neighbours during the night . sometime later Miss Beeson got religion and would lecture Quentin on his sinful life". The newspaper clipping provides an early interview with Crisp, discussing his job as a male model; "I like being a model best, it's working without having to do any work at all. It's scandalous without being dangerous". Nigel Kelly, Quentin Crisp: The Profession of Being. A Biography, p. 58. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        BID TIME RETURN

      New York: The Viking Press, [1975].. Octavo,cloth-backed boards. First edition. Winner of the 1976 World Fantasy Award for best novel. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-718. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-177. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 90-4. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with a mild crease to front flap. A beautiful copy of a book rarely found in superior condition. (#154173)

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        ORBITSVILLE

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1975. First edition. Page edges foxed, a nearly fine copy in a fine dust jacket. (14086). Octavo, boards. Signed inscription by Shaw on the title page. First book of the "Orbitsville" trilogy. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-389. Pringle: Science Fiction The 100 Best Novels #79.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        L'Ablatif absolu. [Eaux-fortes de] Pablo Palazuelo.

      Paris: Maeght, 1975. Livre. Illus. by Pablo Palazuelo. Très bon. En Feuilles. Signé par L'auteur et L'illustrateur. Edition originale. Grand In-8. Paris, Maeght, 1975. Coll. "Argile" (n° 5). 24,5 x 18,5 cm, grand in-8, 2ff. bl. - (73) pp. - 3 ff. bl., 5 eaux-fortes en couleurs hors texte, en feuilles sous couverture à rabats blanche imprimée, chemise et étui de l'éditeur. Edition originale. L'un des 140 exemplaires du tirage de tête sur vélin d'Arches comportant les 5 eaux-fortes, la première signée par l'artiste. Celui-ci non numéroté, signé au colophon par l'auteur et l'artiste et enrichi, comme pour les 40 premiers exemplaires, d'une SUITE des eaux-fortes, toutes signées. Rare. Bel exemplaire. (MONOD, 3277).

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        Danny The Champion of the World - in an unfaded dust wrapper with a SIGNED programme by Jeremy and Sam Irons

      Cape, 1975. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1975. A near fine book in like unfaded unclipped dust wrapper (a little light spotting to the front flap and a crease to the rear flap). Accompanied by an original / genuine signed Roald Dahl's Danny The Champion of the World Special Programme signed by the actors Jeremy (John) Irons and Sam Irons who played Danny and his Dad in the film. The programme was produced for a special viewing of the film on Thursday 27th July 1989 at 11am at The Odeon West End, Leicester Square (a cinema which has since closed down) in aid of the NSPCC. The front cover illustration is by Quentin Blake. The signatures read: 'Love Jeremy Irons' and 'To Lucy Love Sam Irons'. 26 pages - Black and white inside with some gold special effects. The front cover is in full colour.The film was made in 1989 and was directed by Gavin Millar and starred Jeremy Irons as William and his son, Samuel Irons, as Danny, with Robbie Coltrane as Victor Hazell. It is in very good condition / no rips or tears and from a smoke / pet free house. There are a few small creases and a slight bit of 'yellowing' to the white paper. There are also some finger prints on the gold Saatchi and Saatchi advertising page (see photo). A4 size A nice pair of 'Danny' items.

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        Salem's Lot

      U.S.A.: Doubleday, 1975 First edition, as stated on copyright page. 2nd state dust jacket with $7.95 price; front flap at top clipped but not price-clipped. Book fine, dust jacket in very good condition. Dust jacket repaired at top and bottom of spine, some black paint or marker on spine and front flap hinge. Black stamp at bottom of rear paste-down. Housed in slipcase.

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        Offizielles farbiges Fotoporträt der NASA mit eigh. Namenszug.

      Ohne Ort und Datum (um ): 1975 - Reproduktionsdruck, 25 x 20 cm. - Rückseitig gedruckter Text, Sammlervermerk und -stempel. Buzz Aldrin (geboren als Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr.) betrat am 21. Juli 1969 im Rahmen der Apollo-11-Mission kurz nach Neil Armstrong als zweiter Mensch den Mond. 1988 legte er offiziell seinen ursprünglichen Vornamen ab.

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        The Massorah. Compiled from Manuscripts. Alphabetically and Lexically Arranged (4 vols. complete)

      Ktav, New York 1975 - Elephant folios. Vol.1: (xxxix) 758pp. Vol.2: (xii) (3) 830pp. Vol.3: (xiii) (3) 383pp. Vol.4: (ix) 546pp. Dark blue buckram boards with gilt lettering on the spine.1) Vol. I. Aleph-Yod 2) Vol. II. Caph-Tav 3) Vol. III. Supplement 4) Vol. IV. The Massorah: translated into English with a critical and exegetical commentary. Being Vol. IV of the entire work. Hebrew Title page: Ha-Masorah`al pi kitve yad `atikim asher nikbetsu me-artsot shonot be-mahberet ahat shlemah, arukhah be-kol ve-sedurah be-maarkhot alfa beta ve-al pi ha-shorashim* 1) Helek Rishon: Aleph-Yod 2) Helek Sheni: Caph-Tav 3) Helek Shlishi: Nosaphot (vol. 4 does not have a Hebrew title page)On the author: Christian David Ginsburg (1831-1914), Jewish scholar, born in Warsaw on 25 December 1831. Coming to England shortly after the completion of his education in the Rabbinic College at Warsaw, Ginsburg continued his study of the Hebrew Scriptures, with special attention to the Five Megillot. The first result of these studies was a translation of the Song of Songs, with a historical and critical commentary, published in 1857. A similar translation of Ecclesiastes, followed by treatises on the Karaites, the Essenes, and the Kabbalah, kept the author prominently before biblical students while he was preparing the first sections of his magnum opus, the critical study of the Massorah. Beginning in 1867 with the publication of Jacob ben Hayyim's Introduction to the Rabbinic Bible, Hebrew and English and the Massoreth HaMassoreth of Elias Levita, in Hebrew, with translation and commentary, Ginsburg became known as an eminent Hebrew scholar. In 1870 he was appointed one of the first members of the committee for the revision of the English version of the Old Testament. The work at hand is considered his life work: The publication of the Massorah, in three volumes (1880-1886), in Hebrew, followed by the one-volume English edition in 1905. Ginsburg had one predecessor in the field, the learned Jacob ben Hayyim (or: Jacob ben Chajim), who in 1524-1525 published the second Rabbinic Bible, containing what has ever since been known as the Massorah. Ginsburg took up the subject almost where it was left by those early pioneers, and collected portions of the Massorah from the countless manuscripts scattered throughout Europe and the East. Ginsburg published Facsimiles of Manuscripts of the Hebrew Bible (1897 and 1898), the Text of the Hebrew Bible in Abbreviations (1903), in addition to a critical treatise on the relationship of the so-called Codex Babylonicus of A.D. 916 to the Eastern Recension of the Hebrew Text (1899, for private circulation). In the last-mentioned work he seeks to prove that the St. Petersburg Codex, for so many years accepted as the genuine text of the Babylonian school, is in reality a Palestinian text carefully altered so as to render it conformable with Babylonian recension. He subsequently undertook the preparation of a new edition of the Hebrew Bible for the British and Foreign Bible Society. He also contributed many articles to J. Kitto's Encyclopedia, W. Smith's Dictionary of Christian Biography, and the Encyclopedia Britannica. [from Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th ed. (1911) Volume V12, p. 29] On the Massorah in general: "It is well known that the received text of the Hebrew Bible is called the Massoretic, i.e., printed according to the Massorah. Now, the Massorah is a marginal directory, indicating (.) how the letters, words and phrases are to be written, according to the most ancient rules laid down by those who compiled, preserved, and transmitted the canon of the Old Testament Scriptures (.). This invaluable key to the text of the old testament is called Massorah (tradition) because it was traditionally transmitted by the authorized and professional scribes, who afterwards committed it to writing" (from the introduction pasted-in to the first volume). It was primarily compiled, edited and distributed by a group of Jews known as the Masoretes between t [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Evidence for Anomalous Lepton Production in e+ e- Annihilation" in Physical Review Letters, Vol. 35, No. 22, 1 December 1975, pp. 1489-1492

      Rome: American Physical Society, 1975 FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPS OF THE DISCOVERY OF A NEW ELEMENTARY PARTICLE, THE TAU LEPTON (also known as the tau particle, or tauon). In 1995, the American physicist Martin Perl was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for this discovery. "In 1947, when a particle discovered earlier in cosmic rays - the muon - was identified to be identical to an electron but about 200 times heavier, Perl's research supervisor, Rabi, had famously exclaimed: "Who ordered that?" Perl became fascinated by this enigmatic particle, and so began his lifelong quest to answer Rabi's question. In particular, he wondered if there is just one muon, or whether there could be still heavier examples. He believed that if he could find a yet heavier form of the electron, it might help to resolve the muon's role in nature" (The Guardian, Obituary, 2014). What Perl discovered was the tau, an elementary particle similar to the electron, but is 3,500 times heavier than the electron and survives less than a trillionth of a second (whereas the electron is stable) and carries a negative electric charge and a spin of .5. "Together with the electron, the muon, and the three neutrinos, it is a lepton. Like all elementary particles with half-integral spin, the tau has a corresponding antiparticle of opposite charge but equal mass and spin, which in the tau's case is the antitau" (Wikipedia). Perl would later write that "the discovery of the tau lepton and the third generation of fermions came from the convergence of three physics streams in the late 1960's and early 1970's. These streams were: the failed attempts by myself and others to understand the connection between the electron and the muon, the development of electron-positron storage rings, and the development of the theory of sequential leptons" (Perl, The Discovery of the Tau Lepton, SLAC, September 1992). CONDITION & DETAILS: First edition in original wraps housed in a modern leather covered clamshell case, gilt-lettered at the spine. Rome, N. Y.: The American Physical Society. Quarto (10.25 x 7.50 inches; 256 x 188mm). Finely rebacked. The rear wrapper has a shipping label and there are very light stamps on the head and foot of the text block. No other markings. Near fine condition.

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        CONFESSIONS OF A CRAP ARTIST ..

      New York: Entwhistle Books, 1975.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 1000 copies printed. This copy is signed by Dick on the copyright page, but is not part of the 90-copy numbered issue. 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. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#152940)

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        Confessions of a Crap Artist

      Entwhistle Books, New York 1975 - Signed by Author. First edition, first state sheets (with "First edition: 500 copies, cloth bound," on copyright page), hardcover issue, limited, signed and numbered state. The signed and numbered hardcover issue was limited to 90 copies, but it is not known how many were bound from the first state sheets and how many were bound from the later published sheets without the notice. Although both states of the 90 signed copies are desirable, a premium is placed on those copies bound from the first state sheets. One of only two signed limited editions done during the author's lifetime. This copy, number 7 of the 90 signed copies, is in a clear plastic dust jacket. This is the only non-science fiction novel published in the author's life-time, although he wrote others. Book Condition: Fine: Sharp tight bright signed copy with minor wrinkling to the top and bottom spine edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heartwood Rare Books]
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        The Old Series Ordnance Survey Maps of England and Wales [ complete in 8 Volumes ]

      Lympne Castle, Kent : Harry Margary , 1975. Complete in 8 volumes. Books measure 13 3/4 x 10 inches. Bound in original publishers blue cloth. Bindings in good clean firm condition. Dust jackets fixed to endpapers, 2 jackets have some staining, library labels on spines. Jackets in good condition. Internally, occasional library stamp or mark, [ about 10 to each volume ]. Plates look free of stamps, but the odd page might be stamped. Pages in very good clean condition throughout. A good clean set. . Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        The Old Series Ordnance Survey Maps of England and Wales. [ complete in 8 Volumes ]

      Harry Margary, Lympne Castle, Kent 1975 - Complete in 8 volumes. Books measure 13 3/4 x 10 inches. Bound in original publishers blue cloth. Bindings in good clean firm condition. Dust jackets fixed to endpapers, 2 jackets have some staining, library labels on spines. Jackets in good condition. Internally, occasional library stamp or mark, [ about 10 to each volume ]. Plates look free of stamps, but the odd page might be stamped. Pages in very good clean condition throughout. A good clean set. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

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        Manuale di diritto penale a cura di Luigi Conti Parte generale

      Dott. A. Giuffrè Editore, MILANO 1975 - ITALIANO Volume rilegato, si presenta usurato, la copertina mostra i bordi stanchi ed aloni l'iscrizione dorata appare decolorata, i tagli e le pagine con normale ingiallimento, presenti numerose sottolineature ed appunti, la pagina di guardia con una porzione mancante

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        Liriche. Tratte dall'Alcione. Il terzo libro delle Laudi.

      Mardersteig per i Cento amici del libro, 1975. Cm. 30, pp. 81 (9). Con sei acqueforti di Riccardo Tommasi. Legatura edit. in cartoncino con titoli impressi. Velina di protezione e custodia. Perfetta conservazione, in stato di nuovo. Pregevole edizione in tiratura limitata di 119 esemplari numerati e firmati (ns. n. 28).

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        Poem For La Malinche

      Kathmandu, Nepal: Bardo Matrix Press, 1975. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Fine. Dana Young (Cover Woodcut). Single Poem in Wrapper. Folded without binding. Numbered edition of 500 copes. This is #28. Covers with 8 internal pages (hand made paper?). Most striking color woodcut to cover by Dana Young. Noted on back cover "Bureau of Surrealist Research" plus further woodcuts. With small color woodcuts to pages 1 and 8. VERY FINE. Binding tight and square. All corners pointed. Not marks in any way and very clean and bright. all items carefully wrapped and sent boxed.

      [Bookseller: Tree Frog Fine Books and Graphic Arts]
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        You Only Live Once. Memories of Ian Fleming.

      London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1975. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Pp.142. With a suite of 8 black and white illustrations. Publisher's blue cloth binding with original price-clipped dust-wrapper. Minor wear, one short creased tear to rear, top edge tinted blue (copies are noted without a topstain). Essentially a clean, near fine copy. This is the withdrawn printing; a thoroughly revised version appeared in 1984 including some replacement photographs. Ian Fleming The Bibliography, p.596.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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