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        Joan Miró, Litógrafo: Vol. II, 1953-1963

      Ediciones Polígrafa, S.A. Barcelona 1975 - 256 pages. Hardcover catalogue raisonne, bound in cream colored cloth covered boards and wrapped in an illustrated paper dustjacket. Spanish language edition, with translation by Enrique Molina Campos. Includes eleven original lithographs, bound in throughout the book, with a twelfth used as the dustjacket, with printed text added. Solid and tight binding. Boards and corners are sharp and crisp, and dustjacket is bright and unblemished. Original belly band wrapper and acetate cover are present, additionally protected in a Mylar sleeve. The interior is clean and clear of markings. Beautifully printed reproductions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Exquisite Corpse Booksellers]
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        The Madison Collages

      An Offense Fund Reprint, Cleveland 1975 - Reprint of a 1969 publication. Silkscreen cover by T.L. Kryss. Folio. Tall silkscreened gold textured cardboard stapled wraps, reinforced with canvas tape. Very light wear, fine. One of an edition of about 350 copies issued. A very uncommon collection of collages and text by Levy. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Bog Poems

      London: Rainbow Press, 1975. Cooke, Barry. First edition. One of 150 copies signed by the author. With full page two-color illustrations by Barrie Cooke. Handsomely printed early limited edition prints eight poems thematically related to Heaney's poetic pursuit of the archaeology of Ireland's violent past. These poems were published a month ahead of their appearance in North. In the issue binding of marbled boards backed in burgundy morocco, and with a morocco-trimmed fore-edge. Title in gilt on spine, and in larger ornate script on upper cover. In the original coarse linen-covered slipcase, and housed within a green cloth folding case. (Brandes & Durkan A11).

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        Ugly Rumours

      1975. First Edition . WOLFF, Tobias. Ugly Rumours. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1975. Octavo, original black cloth, original dust jacket. $1800.First edition, one of reportedly less than 1000 copies printed.WolffÂ’s first novel concerns a Special Forces lieutenant and a sergeant serving as advisors to a Vietnamese Infantry Division. Ugly Rumours was never published in the United States and Wolff has refused to list it among his “previous publications.” His 1994 memoir, In PharoahÂ’s Army, alludes somewhat derisively to a novel he was writing while serving in Vietnam-presumably Ugly Rumours. Book fine in a near-fine dust jacket. A beautiful copy of a scarce title.

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        Capdeville.- Exposition au Musée d'art moderne de Céret, été 1975. Avec interventions originales de l'artiste.

      Céret, Musée de Céret, été 1975. - 30,5 x 30,5 cm, n.p., ill. En ff., couv. ill. Edition originale, enrichi d'une correction manuscrite de Capdeville et de plusieurs interventions originales de l'artiste (peinture, collage, découpe). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Wood Type of the Angelica Press.

      Brooklyn, 1975. 13 x 21. Four portfolios in wraps in a hinged wooden box with latches & large printed label. The four folders contain loose sheets printed on rectos only: "A History;" "How to Print Wood Type" (with illustrations by Marilyn Gratsdorf); "The Fonts" (50 broadside specimens, almost all in complete alphabets, some double page); "Posters and Miscellaneous" (9 broadside specimens). The wooden case has some light wear. Contents are as new. One of 220 numbered copies. The 50 wood type specimens are printed directly from the types, in black with identifying line printed in red. They are whole-font specimens. Beautifully printed.

      [Bookseller: The Veatchs Arts of the Book]
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        Young Nude.

      Emiliano Sorini, ca. 1975. - Etching and aquatint. Second state. Dry stamp of the printer. One of 30 impresssions, signed and numbered by the artist. 12 x 22.5 cm. [Attributes: Signed 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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        Bog Poems

      Rainbow Press, London 1975 - First edition. One of 150 copies signed by the author. With full page two-color illustrations by Barrie Cooke. Handsomely printed early limited edition prints eight poems thematically related to Heaney's poetic pursuit of the archaeology of Ireland's violent past. These poems were published a month ahead of their appearance in North. In the issue binding of marbled boards backed in burgundy morocco, and with a morocco-trimmed fore-edge. Title in gilt on spine, and in larger ornate script on upper cover. In the original coarse linen-covered slipcase, and housed within a green cloth folding case. (Brandes & Durkan A11). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        LAS SOMBRAS DEL PAJARO TOSTADO (1923-1973).

      El Mangrullo, Buenos Aires 1975 - Buenos Aires. Editorial El Mangrullo. 1975. 511p. 9h. En rama y con estuche. Ejemplar perteneciente a la tirada especial de 50, impresos en papel Witcel Azure, numerados y firmados por el autor. Xilografía de Molinari en portada. Buen estado. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        IMPERIAL EARTH: (Pristine Signed First Edition)

      Gollancz, London 1975 - Gollancz, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden. 1975. First edition. A pristine. unused copy of the book with which Clarke followed "Rendezvous with Rama" . Spotless boards, a solid, clean spine as unimpeachable and robust as a steel girder with a 100%integrity rating, wholesome clean and untouched pages and a terrific shiny dustjacket. IMMACULATE AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, ARTHUR C. CLARKE. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Meyers Enzyklopädisches Lexikon Neunte Auflage 1975

      Meyers Enzyklopädisches Lexikon Neunte Auflage 1975 31 Bände + Atlasband Gut erhalten, Goldschnitt Nur Komplettabgabe gegen faires Gebot

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        Picked-Up Pieces

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1975. First. First edition, trade issue. Fine in fine dustwrapper with a couple of tiny rubbed spots. Inscribed by the author: "for Herb Yellin, Best wishes and Merry Christmas, John Updike 12/17/75." Herb Yellin was the founder and publisher of Lord John Press and the most frequent of Updike's fine press collaborators. He named his press after noting that the list of authors he wanted to publish all shared the same first name, chief among them John Updike, his favorite. Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu became the press's first book in 1977 with 10 more to follow over the next 23 years. Yellin's friendship with Updike grew with each new limited edition benefitting his already enormous Updike collection, with Updike himself contributing copies of new editions of his books - often inscribed. In a 2010 interview with Yellin he noted that Updike "...liked that if anything ever happened to his own collection, he had my collection on the opposite side of the country." A notable association. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Transit. 1-3 (all publ.) + Transit, tijdschrift aan de muur. Samenstelling catalogus Maarten Beks, Nathaly Bouvy, Jeanne Haan en Urias Nooteboom, approx. 80 pp. with 68 illustrations, 's-Hertogenbosch, 1977. [Tog, 4 volumes].

      Beuningen, Stichting Brummense Uitgeverij van Luxe Werkjes 1975/(1976). Clothbacked, marbled paper-covered boards (hardcover), 29,5 x 21,5 cms., Illustrations & photographs, 108, 122, 242 pp. Volume I: taal beeld taal. langage, image, langage, sprache, image, sprache, language, image, language, 108 pp. text with (partly mounted) illustrations and contributions on/by i.a. herman de vries, geurt van dijk, armando, ulysses carrion, leonor fini, werner moonen, g.j. de rook, pierre dhainaut, peter van beveren, marius van beek, raymond abellio, gilberte aigrisse, henri raynal,stefan verwey. Volume II: mirror spiegel miroir. 128 pp. text with ills. partly mounted and ephemera (some in envelopes), some signed (peter van beveren, woody van amen (signed), contributions i.a. by and on johfra, arnulf rainer, juergen klauke, ulay (8 tipped-in illustrations), christian boltanski, ad gerritsen, gerard reve, woody van amen (with piece of a mirror), natalie bouvy, j. pierre jossua, fred escher, ian breakwell, mott yeckup, michael gibbs, alan stott, serge lutens, ad gerritsen, edmund kuppel, timm ulrichs, bill jones, ben vautier, frans babylon, Klaus v.d. Locht (screenprinted postcard addressed by the artist by hand t jan brand, with a stamp as a mirror). Volume III: transit translation transformation, 244 pp. text with illustrations and contributions i.a. by/on pieter engels, richard long, m. abramovic, c. boltanski, a. rainer, klaas gubbels and j. baldessari, roy grayson, robert joseph, jan brand (9 tipped-in illustrations) bill gaglione, herman de vries, valie export, rolf iseli, hans eykelboom, kishio suga,tony morgan, peter van beveren (signed), juergen klauke, christian boltanski, woody van amen (signed), larry bell. Including an inkdrawing by ad gerritsen, a color screenprint signed by beks and peter van der feltz and a color photograph by luigi ontani. Published in an edition of 150 (200) copies.

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        Märklin - Technisches Spielzeug im Wandel der Zeit (15 Bände = vollständig). Band 1 : Anfang bis Jahrhundertwende 1859-1902, 290 S.; Band 2 : Zur Kasierzeit bis 1908, 1904-1908, 311 S.; Band 3 : Die Spielzeugeisenbahnen 1891-1915, 288 S.; Band 4 : Neue Wege zum Erfolg 1909-1912, 384 S.; Band 5 : Das internationale Programm 1912-1915, 334 S.; Band 6 : Neue Horizonte, 1919-1921, 368 S.; Band 7 : Neu Kundenkataloge 1923-1927, 304 S.; Band 8 : Die großen Spurweiten Märklin`s Weg zur Modelleisenbahn 1919-1954, 258 S.; Band 9 : Die Goldenen Zwanziger 1928-1929, 316 S., Beilage; Band 10 : Die kleinen Spurweiten 00/H0, Die Entwicklung der deutschen 00-Tischeisenbahn zur H0-Modelleisenbahn, 1902-1978, 291 S., 2. unveränderte Aufl., Beilage; Band 11

      Eisenbahn Verlag 1975 (bis 1991) - farb. ill. OPpbd o. SU, Eb mit minimalen Gebrauchsspuren, Ecken und Kanten minimal bestoßen, Eb + Papier altersbedingt wenig nachgedunkelt, mehrsprachig: deutsch/ englisch u. französisch, Band 5 am Eb. u. Buchrücken mit einem Tesafilm-Streifen geklebt, Band 6 zwei Einrisse am Buchrücken ca. 0,5cm, Band 10 an der Falz aufgeplatzt ca. 2,5cm u. m. Tesa überklebt, Band 11-15 in einem Schuber, dieser mit minimalsten Gebrauchsspuren, ansonsten sehr guter Zustand. schw.-w. u. farb. Abb., 28cm x 21cm Deutsch 17000g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE SUPER COPS The True Story of the Cops Called Batman and Robin

      Stein and Day, New York 1975 - Shelf wear to DJ, particularly to extremities. Marks from paper clips and occasional notes in text ; The story of NYPD's Greenberg and Hantz, called 'Batman and Robin' for their technique of swinging on ropes from rooftops to make busts. SIGNED by both, as well and Author Whittemore. Made into an acclaimed film by director Gordon Parks, whose production notes grace a couple of pages. Obtained directly from Parks. Absolutely a one of a kind item. B&W photos on rear of DJ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 359 pages [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        Trout Flies

      New York: Sportsman's Edge Press. Fine. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. 4to 11" - 13" tall; Dark green leatherette, gilt spine title, gilt fly on front board and on box, [7], 30p., 12 pages with mounted fly tying materials. **Copy #205 of 589 signed copies. .

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        Heat and Dust - Complete with rare wrap-around band

      John Murray, 1975 A first edition, first printing published by John Murray in 1975. A fine book in like unclipped wrapper. Comes complete with the rare Booker Prize winning wrap-around band. A scarce item, especially with the band. This is only the second example of the band we have seen in five years.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        The Remarkable Life of Dr. Armand Hammer (Signed)

      New York: Harper & Row, 1975. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. 8vo. 287pp. Blue cloth spine, gilt title; green paper over boards. Trace of sunning along the top else a near fine copy. The dustwrapper is not price-clipped, has a trace of wear, but is near fine as well. Inscribed by Armand Hammer to Dolores and Bob Hope "with deepest gratitude and warmest regard" and signed by Hammer "Frances and Armand Hammer". Laid in is a letter from Hammer to Hope: thanking writing Judge Jones on Hammer's behalf in connection with his sentencing on political contribution issues. The letter is on Hammer's Occidental Petroleum letterhead, is folded and lightly creased, and signed simply 'Armand". Accompanied by a letter from the Bob and Dolores Hope Charitable Foundation certifying that this copy came from the Hope library.

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        EL CANTO DEL SOL 7 (JOAN MIRÓ)

      1975 - Materia: Grabado original del siglo XX. Obra gráfica Joan Miró Publicación: Gustavo Gili, 1975 Técnica: Grabado al aguafuerte sobre papel. Sin firmar. Tirada limitada de 273 ejemplares. Este grabado pertenece al numero 127. Medidas:Medidas: 505 x 360 mm. (papel) Notas: Joan Miró ilustró en 1975 el poema Càntic del sol, traducido al catalán por Josep Carner, en volumen editado por Gustavo Gili que contenía 35 imágenes. El poema de san Francisco de Asís y la pintura del artista catalán mantienen una estrecha afinidad, ambos proclaman la solemne humildad de las cosas de la tierra, ambos, en mundos culturales y espirituales muy diferentes, nos ofrecen esa presencia y consistencia sin las cuales lo material y cotidiano parece superficial y anodino. Conservación: Buen estado. USS1

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        Last Bus to Woodstock.

      Macmillan 1975 - FIRST EDITION, pages browned throughout as usual, pp. 256, crown 8vo, original terracotta boards, backstrip lettered in black and lightly faded, dustjacket with neat internal repairs to head of spine and rear panels, front panel faded along top edge and margin, very good. The author's first book, signed on the title page above his printed name.

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        Celts & Aryans. / Survivals of Indo-European Speech and Society.

      Calcutta, Indian Institute of Advanced Study 1975 - First Edition. 15 cm x 21,5 cm. XXIII, 153 pages [24] plates. Original Hardcover with illustrated, unclipped dustjacket in protective Mylar. Private gift inscription on front free endpaper. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Minor tear to the dustjacket. Extremely Rare ! Includes for example the following chapters: Professor Myles Dillon (1900-1972): A Brief Life-Sketch: Dr. D.A. Binchy / The Celts / Sanskrit and Irish / Court Poetry and Heroic Tradition / Society, Kingship and Customary Law / Religion / etc.

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        My Life.

      New York: G.P. Putnam & Sons, 1975. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Golda Meir on the front free endpaper, "In real deep friendship, and love Golda." Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Laid in is a program from the Beverly Hilton Hotel "Dinner with Golda", from December 14, 1975, where the book was signed for a supporter. Golda Meir was elected Prime Minister of Israel on March 17, 1969, after serving as Minister of Labour and Foreign Minister. Israel's first and the world's third woman to hold such an office, she was described as the "Iron Lady" of Israeli politics years before the epithet became associated with British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Former Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion used to call Meir "the best man in the government"; she was often portrayed as the "strong-willed, straight-talking, grey-bunned grandmother of the Jewish people." My Life is "both frank and very revealing of her personality and goals. Her total lack of pretense is especially winning. Meir's practical idealism can be seen in efforts as diverse as the beautification of kibbutzim and her strong advocacy of unemployment benefits. The work that 'most concerned and interested me,' she writes, was 'the translation of socialist principles into the down-to-earth terminology of everyday life.' Although the political events narrated are well known they are recounted with drama and spirit. Don't mistake this for just chicken soup with riposte-noodles: it's a model of its kind and a sure crowd-pleaser" (Kirkus Reviews).

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        ESPRIU (JOAN MIRÓ)

      Sala Gaspar editor, J.J. Torralba impresor, Barcelona 1975 - Materia: Grabado original del siglo XX. Obra gráfica Joan Miró Publicación: Barcelona, Sala Gaspar editor, J.J. Torralba impresor, 1975 Técnica: Grabado al aguafuerte, aguatinta y carborundum sobre papel. Tirada de 50 ejemplares numerados y algunos fuera de comercio. Firmado en el margen inferior izquierdo. y numerado H.C. (Hors Commerce) Medidas:Medidas: 69 x 85 cm. Notas: Grabado realizado para el álbum ?Espriu-Miró" Conservación: Buen estado. USSS1

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        The Monkey Wrench Gang

      Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1975. First edition. Cloth backed boards. Fine copy in fine dust jacket with a couple of tiny nicks.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A Goldwasser Rare Books]
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        New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape

      International Museum of Photography, 1975. Limited to 2500 copies. Oblong trade paperback bound in a library hardcover binding. This is an ex-library book with the usual markings. Otherwise the book is near very good with shelfwear and bumped corners. A nice example of a very scarce resource.. Limited. Hard Cover. Good. Ex-Library.

      [Bookseller: MyFirstEditions]
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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]

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        DIRITTO E SOCIETA' anno III n. 2 3/4

      SANSONI, 1975. ITALIANO 0,8 Due numeri della rivista mensile, entrambi con coperta morbida leggermente scolorita e con segni di usura ai bordi ed al dorso, numerosi saggi ed interventi tra cui quelli di D.Fisichella, Sandulli, Armaroli in pagine leggermente ingiallite ai bordi e con lievissima fioritura USATO

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        Donald Judd Catalogue Raisonne

      1975 - 1975, National Gallery of Canada, over-sized PB 320pp. Full of b&w illustrations. A catalogue of the exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 24 May-6 July, 1975. Catalogue Raisonne of paintings, objects, and wood-blocks 1960-1975. In English and French. VG (orange wraps and their black titles bright, interior clean and unmarked, binding tight, edges of covers lightly worn) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jennifer Duncan]
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        DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD

      London: Jonathan Cape. 1975 - First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Original brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents without previous owner’s inscriptions or stamps with a little spotting to the text block edge. Complete with the very good rubbed and slightly edge-worn dustwrapper with some spoting to the flaps. Not price-clipped (£2.25 net to the front flap). Signed without dedication by Roald Dahl in blue ink on the front free endpaper. Provenance: Signed on October 31st 1975 at the Exeter Children’s Book Fair. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kafka pour une littérature mineure

      - Les éditions de minuit, Paris 1975, 14,5x22,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 92 copie numerate in cima pergamena, la nostra ingiustificata. Bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 92 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin supérieur, le nôtre non justifié, seuls grands papiers avec quelques hors commerce. Bel exemplaire.

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        Corpus dei disegni di Michelangelo. Vol. I-IV.,Novara,Istituto Geografico De Agostini,1975

      Istituto Geografico De Agostini, 1975. Introduzione di Mario Salmi. Firenze, 1975; 4 voll., ril. in cofanetto, pp. 860, ill. e tavv. b/n e col., cm 33x45. italiano

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        The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again

      New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975. Second Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition, second printing lacking the "first edition" statement but bearing the number line B C D E. Inscribed to Dorothy [Blau], with a heart, and signed in full by Andy Warhol (initials were much more common) in black permanent marker on half title page. Blau (1917-2014) was an influential Miami art dealer known as the Godmother of POP. She helped propel Warhol to prominence in the international art world, also championing the work of Keith Haring and Christo and Jean Claude, among others. Warhol acknowledged his debt to her, taking her portrait twice, something he did for no one else. Near Fine with sunning and light wear to edges. In a Near Fine dust jacket with light wear. An excellent association between the most famous Pop artist of all time and the dealer sometimes referred to as "The Godmother of Pop.

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        (Evolutionary Chess Set)

      1975. Folk art chess set and table. This non-traditional chess set is based on the theory of evolution, with dinosaurs facing off against mammals. The field is alternating squares of brown earth and green & blue ponds. The pawns on each side grow through the early evolutionary stages: the dinosaurs starts as a simple DNA double helix, which progresses through aquatic creatures and early amphibians; the mammalian side begins with a small, rat-like creature that ultimately evolves into early man. The larger pieces are in pairs, though each member of the pair is posed differently so that the set comprises sixteen unique pieces. The dinosaurs are represented by stegosaurs, pterodactyls, and something similar to an iguanodon. The king and queen are, appropriately, a pair of tyrannosaurus rex; the queen wears a pretty necklace of shark teeth. Opposite are rhinoceroses, saber-tooth tigers, mammoths, and a pair of modern humans as king and queen. The queen is a smartly dressed woman from Tokyo, and the king is a farmer named Butch, who bears an unfortunate resemblance to his pre-historic cousin in the row of pawns. The entire piece is a free-standing table, with the board resting on four legs. Around the edges of the board, a continuous landscape shows the gradual progression of life from the chaotic cosmos through to the modern day. The four legs of the table are painted in similar scenes, with one leg each for early aquatic life, dinosaurs, early mammals, and modern day. The Tokyo theme may point to a date of creation in the range of 1965-1975, the height of the Japanese Kaiju monster films craze. Pre-historic creatures, though magnified to a gargantuan scale, were common in these monster films, and their size was often the result of science gone wrong. The top of the chessboard measures 33 inches square, the base 36 inches square, and it stands 34 inches tall, not including pieces. A fascinating, unique piece.

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        la maiolica siciliana - I CRISTALLI

      SELLERIO EDITORE 1975 - Storia della maiolica siciliana dalle origini all' ottocento. Rigida con sovracoperta illustrata 34,5 X 24,5, 356 PP. con ill. a colori e in b/n nt e ft

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        Minamata

      , 1975. 1975. First Edition . Signed. SMITH, W. Eugene and SMITH, Aileen M. Minamata. New York: Alskog-Sensorium/Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1975. Large quarto, original black stiff laminated wrappers. $1500.First trade edition in wrappers of W. Eugene Smith

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        La Montagne secrète.

      Ed. La Frégate, (1975)., M., - (147 p., (3) f. de planches h.-t. en noir, (14) f. de planches h.-t. en coul., (12) planches lithographiques en h.-t.), 36 cm. Edition de luxe publiée par Hugues de Jouvancourt et illustrée par René Richard. En plus des illustrations comprise dans le texte, l’ouvrage est accompagné de 12 lithographies hors texte de René Richard. Tiré à 230 exemplaires numérotés sur Vélin Lana Royal, le nôtre étant le no.49. Gabrielle Roy raconte dans ce roman l'histoire de Pierre Cadorai, artiste-peintre. Ce sont ses rencontres avec René Richard qui l'auront inspirée et son roman est en quelque sorte un hommage à son ami. Ouvrage signé par Gabrielle Roy. En feuillets sous emboîtage (dans un coffret toilé vert pâle titré au dos).

      [Bookseller: Jean-Claude Veilleux, Libraire]
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        Typed draft page annotated

      1975. HALEY, Alex. Typed draft page annotated. No place, circa 1975. Single sheet of goldenrod paper measuring 8-1/2 by 11 inches; matted and framed with photographic image from Roots, entire piece measures 14 by 24 inches. $3800.Rare typed page from an early book draft of Roots heavily annotated in green felt-tip marker in Alex HaleyÂ’s own hand, handsomely matted and framed with a photographic group portrait from the movie set of the Roots miniseries.This typed page is from an early draft of Alex HaleyÂ’s Roots, one of the most popular works of African-American historical fiction ever written. Alex Haley has heavily annotated in his own hand in green felt-tip marker. The page details the changes Haley made to the conversation between Miss Malizy and the slave Kizzy, a scene which occurs when Kizzy is first separated from her parents and sold to her new owner. “HaleyÂ’s most celebrated novel, Roots, has been compared to both Moby Dick and War and Peace. The Washington Post called it the most highly acclaimed book of our timeÂ… The author immediately became a household name, as he won over 270 awards. A phenomenon of the decade, Roots mesmerized Americans and readers of literature throughout the world. No novel since the publications of Uncle TomÂ’s Cabin and Gone With the Wind captured the public interest on the subject of slavery and its ramificationsÂ… In Roots Haley successfully traced his ancestors with a birth in 1750 in Gambia, through oral history with painstaking research and thereby put into perspective the historical background of millions of other African AmericansÂ… HaleyÂ’s 12 years of work on Roots won him a special Pulitzer prize on April 18, 1977” (Blockson 3939). Fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Entretiens avec Nicolas Schoffer

      Paris, Denoël, 1975 - Grand in-folio de 55, [9] pages, en feuille contenu dans une boite toile bleue [375 X 480 X 55mm]. Tiré à 155 exemplaires. Celui-ci un des 125 exemplaires numérotés accompagnés d'une suite de 3 sérigraphies et d'un multiple, numérotés et signés par l'auteur. Arrivé à Paris, de Hongrie où il est né en 1912, Nicolas Schöffer élabore une oeuvre abondante de peintre avant d'orienter définitivement son intérêt vers une réflexion sur l'art, l'homme et son environnement. A partir de 1954, parallèlement à son oeuvre de sculpteur, il s'intéresse à l'architecture et à l'urbanisme. En 1973, il propose une tour cybernétique pour la défense fonctionnant au rythme de la ville. La synthèse de ses recherches aboutira à l'ambitieux projet de la "ville cybernétique". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Lecointre-Drouet]
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        Hôtes de passage

      First edition, an advance (service de presse) copy.Handsome autograph inscription from André Malraux to Françoise Sagan.Two small stains to lower cover. Gallimard Paris 1975 12x19cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        SELTEN GEHORTE MUSIK (RARELY HEARD MUSIC): BRUS, NITSCH, ROTH, RUHM, WIENER: DAS MUNCHNER KONZERT MAI 1974 - LIMITED EDITION MULTIPLE

      Edition Hansjorg Mayer, Stuttgart, GERMANY, London & Reykjavic, ICELAND 1975 - Three 12", two-sided vinyl 33 1/3 rpm long playing phonograph records in a printed paper-over-cardboard box. This is a boxed set of recordings issued by Edition Hansjorg Mayer from a 1974 Munich concert of new and improvised music by an ensemble featuring Dieter Roth along with Viennese artist/musicians Christian Ludwig Attersee, Gunter Brus, Hermann Nitsch, Gerhard Ruhm, and Oswald Wiener. A most handsome example of this uncommon artists' recording (entry number 4 on page 87 of the Music catalogue of Dirk Dobke's "Dieter Roth: Books + Multiples" additionally cited on page 226 of Ursula Block and Michael Glasmeier's "Broken Music: Artists' Recordworks" and page 80 of Guy Schraenen's "Vinyl: Records and Covers by Artists") limited to one thousand unnumbered copies. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase.

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Der Überfall.

      Köln, Wolfgang Hake Verlag 1975 - 25 x 26 cm. [27] Blatt Original-Broschur. Erste Ausgabe. Glasmeier 105. Eins von 350 Exemplaren. Mit zahlreichen Illustrationen. Buch- und Offsetdruck: Gustav Höhm, Köln. Bindearbeiten: Peter Swoboda, Köln. With many illustrations. Original brochure. Fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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