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image of Le Mur de Gainsbourg: cinquante-six photographies de Samuel Tastet ponctuées à l'avant d'un texte du même ci-après nommé le mur d'amour, réhaussées en final par Mariana Marin avec le mur et la loi, en roumain originellement écrit puis en français par l'auteur traduit composent cet hommage intime ainsi rêve

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Paris: Samuel Testet Editeur, 1992. Paperback. [54]p., french-fold wraps, 6.25x9.5 inches, chiefly illus. with black and white photos, very good condition. Text in French. Photographs of the outside of Serge Gainsbourg's house in Paris, which is covered in grafitti paying tribute to him.
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£10.88
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Oopra's gone

by Wakeen, David P.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1992
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£8.70

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Boston: Waveman Publishers, 1992. 120p., paperback, cover creased. A reading copy only. Sexist cartoon book depicting Oprah Winfrey as the leader of "Complacent Overweight Wives" (COWs), making them dissatisfied with their husbands; the "Realmen" strike back.
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image of Documentazione Fotografica dell'attivita di Fondazione Carla Fendi per Il Festival Dei Due Mondi 54  [with]  Ritratto di una amicizia: Gian Carlo Menotti nelle immagini di Mariano de Furia

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Spoleto: Archivio Fotografico, 2011. Two related items in a clever slipcase cum snap-closer box: largely captioned portrait and group photography, b&w only in the Gian Carlo Menotti honor-fest, vivid color in book devoted to Carla Fendi. Neither volume paginated, Fendi's is lengthy and bound in laminated colorphoto boards, the Menotti in openweave black cloth and dust jacket, and much… Read more
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£36.25
image of Marilyn: the Valentine Divine; a gala tribute to Marilyn Monroe

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San Francisco: no publisher, 1970. Single 8.5x11 inch handbill printed one side only with info and photo of Marilyn in a red Valentine with cupid attendants.
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image of Vitals: the new men's magazine about life's great necessities; #1, Sept. 2004: Matt Dillon, his guide to winning the game

Vitals: the new men's magazine about life's great necessities; #1, Sept. 2004: Matt Dillon, his guide to winning the game

by Zee, Joe, editor, Matt Damon, John Waters, Larry David, Dan Shaunessy, Michael Thompson photos, Josh Sims, Bruce Weber, Sofia Coppola, photos, et al.

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Published
2004
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£18.13

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New York: Fairchild Pub, 2004. Magazine. 228p., articles, essays, reviews, interviews, fashion, photography, style, celebs, photos, very good glossy fashion magazine. Metrosexual/gay magazine. Introducing Bruce Weber's clothing. Andre 3000 shot by Sofia Coppola. John Waters obsessions. Larry David's humidifier. Seriously!
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image of Inagural Address to the Students of the University of Glasgow, December 5, 1879

Inagural Address to the Students of the University of Glasgow, December 5, 1879

by Gladstone, Right Hon. W.E., lord rector of the university

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Published
1879
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£8.70

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London: John Murray, 1879. 40p., once sewn, now held in place (tenuously) by stab-hole tabs. Complete and, as of this writing, handleable and in order. Softbound in 8.5x5.5 inch plain printed wraps, the upper cover has collected marginal dust and a small smear, lower cover sheet the same but less so.
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image of Bash the rich: true-life confessions of an anarchist in the UK

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Bath: Tangent Books, 2006. Paperback. 281p. paperback, wraps lightly worn else very good condition.
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image of The First Time: 28 celebrities tell about their first intimate experiences

The First Time: 28 celebrities tell about their first intimate experiences

by Fleming, Karl & Anne Taylor Fleming, editors, maya Angelou, Erica Jong, Liberace, Grace Slick et al.

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Published
1976
ISBN
9780425031520
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£8.70

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New York: Berkley, 1976. Paperback. 288p., introduction, good first mass-market paperback edition in pictorial wraps.
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image of Thirty-Five Years at Crown Point Press: Making Prints, Doing Art

Thirty-Five Years at Crown Point Press: Making Prints, Doing Art

by Breuer, Karin; Ruth E. Fine; Steven A. Nash

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Published
1997
ISBN
9780520210615
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£14.50

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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997. Paperback. xii, 203p., the usual nice production qualities from this printery, a 12x9 inch softbound (a paper original), covers slightly edgeworn with a neatly-written ownership inside the front, a sound, cleanly, very good copy.
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image of The Hall of Fame Hall of Fame. Curated by Renny Pritikin, with Arnold Kemp. November 26, 1996 - February 23, 1997

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San Francisco: Center for the Arts Yerba Buena Gardens, 1996. 63p., profuse captioned exhibit photography mostly in color, each facing multiple entries left unillustrated, softbound in 10x8 inch colorphoto wraparound wraps. Virtually perfect as-issued copy, entirely sound, clean and unmarked. Smart Art Press vol 3 no 22.
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image of Sensation: the uncensored truth about spectacular people; vol. 1, #4, June, 1954: Why love queens fall for atheletes_Men with bodies of beasts

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New York: Medalion Pub, 1954. Magazine. 64p/., 4x5.75 inches, photos, articles, very good digest-size magazine in stapled pictorial wraps.
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image of The California Pop-Up Book [derived from] LACMA Exhibition Made in California: Art, Image and Identity, 1900-2000

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New York: A Joint Production of the Los Angeles County Mueum of Art [and] Universe Publishing; distributed by St. Martin's Press, 2000. Unpaginated, manufactured in Thailand with lots of hand-work, an ambitious 3-D compendium of high and low art, many pop-up styles and pop-up devices on display here, not entirely successful but a good try. Things inset tend to… Read more
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£21.75
image of Richard Kline System of Bar Bell and Dumbell Training: six courses [Cover title: Body Building with Bar Bells and Dumbells.  Six Complete Courses by Richard Kline, Hollywood's Foremost Builder of Beautiful Bodies.]

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Los Angeles: Healthways, 1945. Magazine. 60, [4]p., 5.25x8 inches, physique photos, anatomical drawings, very good exercise guide, digest size booklet in stapled orange pictorial wraps. Kline dedicates the work to his pupils in Hollywood, who included Gary Cooper, Randolph Scott, Bing Crosby, Cary Grant, Henry Fonda, Fred MacMurray, William Holden and George Raft. Only 2 in OCLC as… Read more
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image of Dian ying shi jie / Screenland [issue 105]  電影世界

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Hong Kong: Dian ying shi jie chu ban she 電影世界出版社, [197-]. 74 pages, single issue of the staplebound magazine, very good. The magazine is about Hong Kong films and celebrities, e.g. Sisi Chen, Connie Chan, accompanied with numerous black and white photographs. There is a formal letter on page 4 that demands that 3 bookstores in the USA… Read more
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image of Ying tan xing zong. No. 4  影壇星踪:第四期

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Kowloon: Ying tan chu ban she 影壇出版社, [196-]. 20 pages, single staplebound supplementary issue of the weekly magazine, Ying tan. Very good with mild corner crease. The issue is about lives of Hong Kong film stars, e.g. Connie Chan, accompanied with modeling and stage photos.
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image of Drawing from Experience; Artists Over Fifty

Drawing from Experience; Artists Over Fifty

by Rindfleische, Jan, editing, production; with Patricia Albers

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Published
1989
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£14.50

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Cupertino CA: Foothill-De Anza Community College District, 1989. Paperback. 38p., a large softbound booklet, 11x8.5 inches, printed on super-glossy coated paperstock, illustrations from b&w exhibit photography, cuts usually quarter- and half-page size fitted into the double-column text. A fine unhandled exemplar, perfectly sound, clean and unmarked. A number of celebrity artists are discussed, amongst them Ruth Asawa, Saul… Read more
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image of Vincent. The Vincent Darre Purple Book, a special edition for Purple Fashion Magazine #14 co-published with Studio Zero

Vincent. The Vincent Darre Purple Book, a special edition for Purple Fashion Magazine #14 co-published with Studio Zero

by Dombasle, Arielle, text. Vincent Darre, personal pictures

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Published
2010
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Paris: Purple Institute / Studio Zero, 2010. Magazine. Unpaginated, perhaps 75p., high-gloss paperstock with captioned photos and snapshots; softbound, a pamphlet-like magazine in 11x8 inch stapled wraps.
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image of L'Esprit Nouveau; Revue Internationale Illustree de l'Activite Contemporaine. Nos. 7-9 [reprint; third of eight volumes, one only, of the eight]

L'Esprit Nouveau; Revue Internationale Illustree de l'Activite Contemporaine. Nos. 7-9 [reprint; third of eight volumes, one only, of the eight]

by Dermee, Paul, directeur [of v.1]; various thereafter, sometimes none

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Published
1968
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£21.75

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New York: Da Capo Press, 1968. Hardcover. Three issues in a single binding, this is an odd volume of the Da Capo (see below). Ads and covers are retained, as are a few scattered color reproductions. All presswork is rendered on glossy coated alkaline paperstock. This singleton is cased into 10x6.5 inch grey cloth boards titled silverfoil; mild general… Read more
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image of L'Esprit Nouveau; Revue Internationale Illustree de l'Activite Contemporaine. Nos. 17-20 [reprint; fifth of eight volumes - one only, of the eight]

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New York: Da Capo Press, 1968. Hardcover. Three issues in a single binding, this is an odd volume of the Da Capo re-issue (details below). Ads and covers are retained, as are a few scattered color reproductions. All presswork is rendered on glossy coated alkaline paperstock. This singleton is cased into 10x6.5 inch grey cloth boards titled silverfoil; general… Read more
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£13.05
image of The Beatles Hot 40 Song Book. New! Includes All Songs from the Motion Picture Help!

The Beatles Hot 40 Song Book. New! Includes All Songs from the Motion Picture Help!

by Lennon, John; Paul McCartney; Larry Williams; George Harrison; Mike Stoller and Jerry Leiber; Buddy Holley

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Published
1965
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£14.50

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London / New York: Northern Songs, Ltd. / Maclen Music, Inc. c/o Walter Hofer, 1965. Pamphlet. 48p., illustrated with a number of b&w publicity stills, softbound, a stapled pamphlet in 11x8.5 inch decorated color wraps. Covers are a little edgeworn with mild crimping and abrasion along spinefold; the interior, while clean and unmarked by any writing, bear small dog-ears… Read more
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