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        52 Pickup 76

      Toronto: Dreadnaught, 1976. Limited Edition. One of 100 numbered and signed copies, this is copy #83. 16 x 13 cm. The paper for the handmade box was made from blue jeans, with a design by Andrew James Smith. This collection Contains 52 broadsides, many of which are folding, plus a Title-page, Colophon, Afterword and Specification Sheet. In 1976, the Dreadnaught Press produced one broadside a week, this a collection of all 52 broadsides produced that year. Includes works by Robert MacDonald, Jan Bartley, MT Kelly, Judith Fitzgerald, Timothy Shay, Ed Jewinski, Cecilie Jones, Susan Musgrave, Greg Gatenby, Pier Georgio DiCicco, Karsten Kossmann, Judi Hurst, Ludwig Zeller, Fraser Sutherland, Ian Young, Tim Inkster, Gwendolyn MacEwen, Daniel Johnson, David Berry, Tom Wayman, Hans Jewinski, John Oughton, Joe Rosenblatt, Artie Gold, John Robert Colombo, Margaret Atwood, Irving Layton, Dorothy Livesay, Robin Skelton, Pat Lane, J. D.Carpenter, Jan Kemp, Victor Coleman, Alden Nowlan, David Day, Ralph Gustafson, Robert Finch, Andrew Suknaski, George Faludy, Eugene McNamara, C.H.Gervais, Gail Fox, Fred Cogswell, Gwen Hauser, Len Gasparini, David Brooks, Lorraine Vernon, Albert Frank Moritz, James Reaney, Jeni Couzyn and Steve McCaffery. . First Edition. Softcover. Fine. 16mo.

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        Archive of thousands of pages in Hebrew, English and French relating to lawsuits filed against Air France after the 1976 hijacking of flight 139 to Entebbe

      Israel & United States, 1976 - 1989. Various. "Included in this vast archive are photocopies of 36 airline tickets for Air France flight 139, Tel-Aviv to Paris (including Mrs. Bloch's ticket), copies of lawsuits, newspaper articles, affidavits, and letters (originals and photocopies). Also included are documents relating to the 1972 Lod Airport massacre which involved terrorists who had arrived at the Tel-Aviv airport via Air France. Condition is mostly fine. The collection is worthy of further research.On June 27, 1976, Air France flight 139 left from Tel-Aviv for Paris with a stopover in Athens. Soon after takeoff from Athens, four terrorists commandeered the flight, diverting it to Libya for refueling. They flew to Entebbe Airport in Uganda where, on June 28th, Ugnadan President Idi Amin welcomed them. A list of demands was received on June 29th, calling for the release of 53 convicted terrorists held in Israel and other countries. The hijackers released some of the passengers who did not appear to be Israeli or Jewish and threatened to kill the rest if their demands were not met by July 1st. As a delaying tactic, Israel agreed to negotiate. In the early morning hours of July 4, 1976, an Israeli force of up to 200 soldiers landing at Entebbe, and rescued most of the hostages. The terrorists were killed as were three hostages and one Israeli soldier, the leader of the rescue force, Lt. Col, Yonatan Netanyahu. An elderly British passenger, Mrs. Dora Bloch, had been sent to a hospital before the raid; her body was later found. "

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        THE AMERICAN MONUMENT. Limited Edition. [In Roth 101 Books, Seminal Photographic Books of the 20th Century].

      Eakins, New York 1976 - SIGNED BY LEE FRIEDLANDER ON FFEP without personalization. A Fine hardback First Edition LIMITED EDITION OF 2000 COPIES bound in teal cloth covered boards with black lettering spine and front cover. Though not called for this copy is Signed. No Dust Jacket as issued. The reproductions of the photographs were printed at The Meriden Gravure Company from half-tone negatives made by Richard Benson. The cover and typography were designed by Lance Hidy. The text, set in Monotype Bell, was printed letterpress by Michael and Winifred Bixler. The album was bound by Robert Burlen & Sons. oblong. 12 x 17 ins. Includes original shipping box. Roth--"Book of 101 Books, Seminal Photographic books." pp. 236-237. See also Roth "The Open Book" "Parr & Badger Photobook.Vol. II" [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Les Ateliers de Chagall.

      Paris: Mourlot, 1976 One of 250 numbered copies, with a color lithograph signed and numbered in pencil. Printed and published by Mourlot, in Paris. Portfolio loose in Arches wove paper, complete and well preserved in the original gray linen publisher box. It contains one color lithograph signed and numbered in pencil N. 48/250, 2 lithographs in color, one lithograph in black, all hors-texte, 3 lithographs printed in gray in text, 2 woodcuts, and numerous color lithographic plates after Chagall by Charles Sorlier, beautifully printed in bright colors, many of which in full page. Ref: Mourlot 899-902, Cramer 101.

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        [Punk Flyers]: Archive of Material for the First West Coast Punk Band "Crime"

      San Francisco. 1976. A small archive of three printing plates, three maquettes, three posters, and a 7" record sleeve made for the San Francisco punk band, Crime. All items are near fine with some modest chips, tears, and some waviness.Beginning in 1976, Crime, made up of "Johnny Strike" (vocals, guitar), Frankie Fix (vocals, guitar), Ron "The Ripper" Greco (bass; ex-Flamin' Groovies), and Chris Cat (drums), who was rapidly replaced by Ricky Tractor (Ricky Williams)," released the "first single by a U.S. punk act from the West Coast." It was a self-funded 45 with the tracks "Hot Wire My Heart" and "Baby You're So Repulsive," the sleeve for which is present here. Strike said of the record, "we saw it as the first 'something'. What, we weren't quite sure. We knew it was unique, especially when some hippie KSAN DJ said on the air that it was the worst record that he'd ever heard." A notorious group of musicians, in the loosest sense, who were known for their loud, raucous shows and "damn the man" attitude, Crime was said to have made "more enemies than fans" by the end of their short lived career. Fred Beldin, music critic for Resonance 49 Magazine, liken the band to "a stumbling drunk Chuck Berry fronting the Velvet Underground after an all-night binge." After forming they quickly decided to "cultivate their image" so they enlisted the help of photographer, James Stark, who created the band's logo and was responsible for numerous photo shoots used for flyers and album covers. "In 1976 he [Stark] met up with some people who were starting a rock n' roll band and needed some photographs, thus began a relationship with the band Crime" and punk. The "Hot Wire My Heart" 7" record featured a Stark photograph which was also used for a 1977 show at Mabuhay Gardens with Punk, both are in this archive along with the maquette or mock-ups for the flyer. Beldin said of the band's appearance, "four cold, cadaverous men clad in regulation police uniforms wearing dead, drugged sneers on their faces." Another print, a 22" x 24" black and white poster featuring the band dressed as 1920s gangsters surrounded by bags of money, is featured here along with the original printing plate for a Mabuhay show. Another plate declares Crime is "San Francisco's first rock n' roll banned," and shows the band members behind a chain link fence. The third printing plate is from 1978 by Bad Dream Image for a show at the Keystone Berk and shows stencil images of police beating someone.A New York Rocker magazine critic noted after a 1978 live show "Crime play loud. So loud that the plate glass window at the opposite end of the club shakes, tables tremble and people hang onto their drinks." Between 1976 and 1982 Crime managed to book shows at the legendary San Francisco venue of Mabuhay Gardens and even played at San Quentin Penitentiary playing "in full police regalia to the puzzled inmates." Their infamy was short lived and they remained a "local phenomenon, stubbornly staying in the face of a scene that considered them rude and primitive even by punk standards." Their attitudes cost them fans and only managed to anger fellow musicians, after they "shunned the label punk" and they eventually disbanded in 1982. A unique collection of early punk ephemera from a band who helped shape the San Francisco sound and West Coast punk. .

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        L'ARGENT DE POCHE (SMALL CHANGE) - INSCRIBED BY TRUFFAUT

      Paris: Flammarion, 1976. First French Edition. New. First Printing. A Near Fine copy in pictorial wrappers, with some minor laminate peel starting at the edges and a single, tiny soiled spot at the top edge. This copy has been inscribed by Truffaut on the half-title page: "Par Rupert, Amilié, François." The volume is a photoplay edition of Truffaut's 1976 film "Small Change," and is richly illustrated with black and white stills from the movie. A brillian little film depicting the realistic/surrealistic world that children inhabit through a series of interconnected sequences. An uncommon item with any sort of inscription.

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        Little Women or Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy (Collector's edition)

      The Easton Press. First USA edition-first printing of this Collector's edition. Hardcover. Near fine/No Dj cover as issued. Near fine condition.The Easton Press,1976.First USA edition-first printing of this Collector's edition.Bound in Genuine Leather.Tan leather(gilt illustrations on the front cover,gilt lettering and illustrations to the spine,small nick on the edges of the cover and spine) in near fine condition, no Dj cover as issued.The Easton Press collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written.Illustrated with colour plates, b/w drawings.Nice and clean pages as new with gilt edges on the outer edges,two small marks on the outer edges of the pages.Nice and clean book.Illustrations by Henry C. Pitz.Introduction by Edward Weeks.442pp.A collectable book.Heavy book(approx 1.4 Kg).

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        La pêche à la baleine.

      Kochi, Editions Soguène, 1976. - 20,5 x 24 cm, 59p. Edition tirée à 50 exemplaires sur BFK Rives. Illustré de 14 eaux-fortes originales (toutes signées) de Thierry Bourquin. Edition bilingue. Texte en français calligraphié par l'artiste et typo japonaise pour la traduction et la postface de Fuminari Hirata. Le premier ouvrage de Thierry Bourquin. Minimes taches à l'étui, sinon en excellenet condition. en feuilles, sous couverture imprimée rempliée, chemise de toile grège titrée au dos et estampée sur le premier plat, sous étui.

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        Pablo Picasso Oeuvres [Catalogue Raisonne]

      Cahiers d'Art, Paris 1976 - 33 x 26 cm. Vols. 1-32, 33 volumes in total (Vol. 2 in two parts) lacking last two volumes, 32 and 33. Zervos's magisterial, standard catalogue raisonne of Picasso's works. Plethora of photographic reproductions of Picasso's oeuvre. Volumes 1-23 uniformly bound in beige basket weave cloth with brown cloth spine labels. Volumes 24-31 in original printed wrappers and glassine, with all glassine in pristine condition save one with small nick. Interior contents very clean and fresh; cloth bound volumes and those in printed wrappers in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Historia de España

      Espasa-Calpe.Madrid. 28 cm. 64 vols. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial con sobrecubierta ilustrada. 28 cm. 64 volúmenes. Volúmenes correspondientes a distintas ediciones 1976 - 2002. Historia de España Menéndez Pidal / dirigida por José María Jover Zamora. Menéndez Pidal, Ramón. FALTA el TOMO XLIII (La España de las autonomías). Contenido de la obra: 1. España primitiva: Vol. I. La Prehistoria. Vol. II. La Protohistoria. Vol. III. La Historia prerromana. ; 2. España romana: Vol. I. La conquista y la explotación económica. Vol. II. La sociedad, el derecho y la cultura. ; 3. España visigoda ; 4. España musulmana (711 - 1031). La conquista, el Emirato, el Califato. ; 5. España musulmana (711 - 1031). Instituciones, sociedad, cultura. ; 6. Los comienzos de la reconquista (711 - 1038). ; 7. La España cristiana de los siglos VIII al XI: Vol. I. El reino astur - leones (722 a 1037). Sociedad, economía, gobierno, cultura y vida. Vol. II. Los núcleos pirenaicos (718 - 1035). Navarra, Aragón, Cataluña. ; 8. La España musulmana de los siglos XI al XV: Vol. I. Los reinos de taifas. Vol. II. El retroceso territorial de Al - Ándalus. Almorávides y almohades. Vol. III. El reino Nazari de Granada. Tomo I. Vol. IV. El reino Nazari de Granada. Tomo II. ; 9. La reconquista y el proceso de diferenciación política. ; 10. Los reinos cristianos en los siglos XI y XII: Vol. I. Economías, sociedades, instituciones. Vol. II. Economías, sociedades, instituciones. ; 11. La cultura del románico. Siglos X al XIII. Letras, religiosidad, artes, ciencia y vida. ; 12. La Baja Edad Media peninsular. Siglos XIII al XV. La poblacion, la economía, la sociedad. ; 13. La expansion peninsular y mediterránea (c. 212 - c. 1350): Vol. I. La Corona de Castilla. Vol. II. El reino de Navarra. La corona de Aragon. Portugal. ; 14. La crisis de la Reconquista (c. 1350 - c. 1410). ; 15. Los Trastamaras de Castilla y Aragon en el siglo XV. ; 16. La época del gotico en la cultura espanola (c. 1220 - c. 1480). ; 17. La España de los Reyes Catolicos: Vol. I. Las bases del reinado, la guerra de Sucesion, la guerra de Granada. Vol. II. La Edificacion del Estado y la politica exterior. ; 18. La época de los descubrimientos y las conquistas. ; 19. El siglo XVI. Economía, sociedad, instituciones. ; 20. La España de Carlos V. ; El hombre, la politica espanola, la politica europea. ; 21. La cultura del Renacimiento (1480 - 1580). ; 22. España en tiempo de Felipe II: Vol. I. 1556 - 1568. Vol. II. 1568 - 1598. Vol. III. En la estela imperial (1527 - 1565). Vol. IV. Auge y declive de un reino (1566 - 1598). ; 23. La crisis del siglo XVII. La poblacion, la economía, la sociedad. 24. La España de Felipe III. La politica interior y los problemas internacionales. ; 25. La España de Felipe IV. El gobierno de la Monarquia, la crisis de 1640 y el fracaso de la hegemonia europea. ; 26. El siglo del Quijote (1580 - 1680): Vol. I. Religion, Filosofia, Ciencia. Vol. II. Las letras, las artes. ; 27. La formacion de las sociedades iberoamericanas (1568 - 1700). ; 28. La transicion del siglo XVII al XVIII. Entre la decadencia y la reconstruccion. ; 29. La época de los primeros Borbones: Vol. I. La nueva Monarquia y su posicion en Europa (1700 - 1759). Vol. II. La cultura española entre el Barroco y la Ilustracion (1860 - 1759). ; 30. Las bases políticas, económicas y sociales de un régimen en transformación (1759 - 1834). ; 31. La época de la Ilustración: Vol. I. El estado y la cultura. Vol. II. Las Indias y la política exterior. ; 32. La España de Fernando VII: Vol. I. La guerra de la Independencia y los orígenes del régimen constitucional. Vol. II. La posición europea y la emancipación americana. ; 33. Los fundamentos de la España liberal (1834 - 1900). ; La sociedad, la economía y las formas de vida. ; 34. La era isabelina y el sexenio democrático (1834 - 1874). ; 35. La época del Romanticismo (1808 - 1874): Vol. I. Orígenes, religión, filosofía, ciencia. Vol. II. Las letras. Las artes. La vida cotidiana. ; 36. La época de la Restauración (1875 - 1902): Vol. I. Estado, política e islas de ultramar. Vol. II. Civilización y cultura. ; 37. Los comienzos del siglo XX: La población, la economía, la sociedad. 1898 - 1931. ; 38. La España de Alfonso XIII: El Estado y la política (1902 - 1931): Vol. I. De los comienzos del reinado a los problemas de posguerra (1902 - 1922). Vol. II. Del plano inclinado hacia la Dictadura al final de la Monarquia (1922 - 1931). ; 39. La edad de plata de la cultura espanola (1898 - 1936): Vol. I. Identidad, Pensamiento y vida. Hispanidad. Vol. II. Letras, Ciencia. Arte. Sociedad y culturas. ; 40. Republica y Guerra Civil Espanola. ; 41. La época de Franco (1939 - 1975): Vol. I. Politica, Ejercito, Iglesia, Economía y Administracion. Vol. II. Sociedad, Vida y Cultura. ; 42. La transicion a la democracia y la España de Juan Carlos I . Algunos tomos (pocos) con la sobrecubierta deslucida. (=601131=) Ver imagen

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        zweitschrift. Nr. 1-10 (alles Erschienene).

      (Hannover, Zweitschrift 1976-1982).. 4° und Quer 4°, 8°. Illustr. OBr. (= zweitschrift 1-10).. Vollständige Folge der bedeutenden Avantgardezeitschrift in der Tradition von Kurt Schwitters und Raoul Hausmann, von den späteren Designtheoretikern auch als Fluxusforum betrieben, nahe der Kestnergesellschaft. - Mit dem seltensten Heft Nr. 8 m.u.(z.i.e.k)², 96 S. 4 Bl. zahlr. Abbildungen, 1 Schallplatte Stereo 45 U., auf Betreiben von Oswald Wiener entstanden, jedoch ohne seinen versprochenen Beitrag. Mit der Schallplatte, auf der Valie Export und Monsti (d.i. Ingrid) Wiener, einstmals Studienkolleginnen, die Caprifischer und den Bananasong zum besten geben (Auskopplung von 'wahre Freundschaft', 1978 mit Michael Schwabe. Broken Music 133; Schraenen 104). Das Heft bringt faksimilierte Beiträge von Dieter Roth, Ernst Caramelle, Gerhard Rühm, Nam June Paik, Peter Weibel, Sten Hanson, Martin Kippenberger, Peter Pakesch u.a. An der Herausgabe waren Paul Komor und Harald Welzer beteiligt. - Insgesamt gutes Exemplar mit leichten Lager-, bzw. Gebrauchsspuren (Rücken von Heft 3 unten eingerissen), die Hefte 2 (Neue Musik: Brecht, Cage, Kaprow, La Monte Young, Valie Export, Peter Weibel, Dorothy Iannone u.a), 3 (Architektur + Stadt: Christo, Bernd und Hilla Becher, Jan Voss, Oskar Pastior u.a.), und 10 (mit Aufkleber 'gleichsam' (mit Martin Kippenberger, Heidi Paris, Platte Rolf-Peter Baacke - mit seinem Schallplatten-Dummy Luxus / TON NOT. NOT TON) sind vollständig nicht häufig. Mehrfach Beiträge von Robert Filliou, Timm Ulrichs, Andre Thomkins u.a. Literarische Beiträge vom Bielefelder Symposium (Jörg Drews, Helmut Heissenbüttel, Ernst Jandl, Reinhard Priessnitz, langes Interview mit Oswald Wiener u.a.). Heft 6 mit dem Errata-Zettel.

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        Dictionnaire critique et documentaire des Peintres Sculpteurs Dessinateurs et Graveurs de tous les temps et de tous les pays par un groupe d'ecrivains specialistes francais et et. N. ed. entierement refondue revue et corrigee sous la direction de BENEZIT

      Librairie Grund, Paris. 1976 - 10 volumi, cm 24,5x16,5, rilegatura editoriale in tela con titoli in oro al piatto e al dorso. Normalissimi segni d'uso. FONDAMENTALE REPERTORIO.

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        Derriere Le Miroir: Calder

      Maeght, Paris 1976 - Folio, 38 x 26 cm. Seven original color lithographs (two are double-paged) by Calder, plus additional color and black and white illustrations: a total of forty-six. Fifteen pages in text plus four page essay by Jean Davidson, "Forme humaine." Introductory essay by Jean Fremon. Limited edition, copy 46 of 150 on paper velin d'Arches. Very bright and clean copy. Orig. gray board portfolio. Fine in near fine portfolio with dark blue paper label. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Blue Hammer

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1976. Octavo. Original black cloth-backed blue boards, titles to spine gilt, top edge yellow. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled, board edges lightly faded, internally fine. An excellent copy in the bright, unclipped jacket. First edition, first printing of the last Lew Archer novel. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Harris [Seed]. One of the best friends, and the best lawyer, a writer ever had. Ken." Laid-in is a holograph draft of the opening paragraphs of the novel, which are notably different to the published version, offering a fascinating insight into the author's method of composition.

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        JUNKY [Junkie]

      London and New York: Penguin Books. 1976. Unrevised / Uncorrected proof copy. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's printed card covers. A very good copy, the covers toned at the edges, the contents clean throughout. Laid in is a typed letter from Dick Seaver (editorial director of Penguin Books), dated 23 November 1976 sending the proof which the publisher ?"received this morning?" to Victor Bockris for review. The letter also explains that the title was changed to Junky [from Junkie] at Burroughs?' request. The first complete and unexpurgated edition, with a new introduction by Ginsberg for this edition, recounting his key role in the original paperback original publication. Rare in proof form, and possibly unique with contemporary presentation inscriptions from both Burroughs and Ginsberg. Inscribed on the front endpaper in blue ink ?"Allen Ginsberg / for Victor Bokris / Dec 14, 1976 / E.12st NYC / Al?". Inscribed in blue ink on the title page by William Burroughs ?"For Victor / Merry Christmas / William S. Burroughs / Class of '76?". Bockris was an author, biographer and associate of Burroughs and Warhol. He worked at the Factory for Warhol publishing pieces in Interview Magazine. He is best known as a biographer having written about The Velvet Underground, Andy Warhol, Keith Richards, William Burroughs, Terry Southern, Blondie and Patti Smith. Notable publications include BEAT PUNKS which explores the relationship between artistic bohemians of the 1950s (the Beats) and the 1970s (the Punks); and UP-TIGHT, The Velvet Underground Story which he co-authored with Gerard Malanga. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        The Facsimile of William Blake's The Book of Los

      UK: The Trianon Press. London, The Trianon Press, 1976. Hardback in slipcase. Full leather. One of 32 deluxe editions containing a copper plate. Commentary on the book provided by Geoffrey Keynes and progressive states of the plate shown. A fine copy with a couple of light spots here and there. . Fine. Hardback. Limited Edition. 1976.

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        Mayuyama, Seventy Years

      Tokyo, Japan: Mayuyama & Co., 1976. This is the complete set of two volumes from the series. Published, printed and bound in Japan. A bilingual edition in English and Japanese, including the captions for the plates and illus.The volumes are bound in a light gray buckram, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spines. Gently bumped spine heads and tails, and with fairly sharp corners. 12.75 x 10.25 inches. Volume I with iv and 475 numbered pages, and with xiv color plates and with 1446 monochrome plates of Chinese, Korean and Japanese ceramics. Volume II with 339 numbered pages, and with xiv color plates and with 677 monochrome plates of Chinese, Korean, Japanese and other Asian arts. All plates and illustrations on a semi-glossy coated heavy-weight stock. An immensely clean set of volumes, and quite tight. No remainder marks. Either unread or very gently read. No dustjackets. Near Fine copies. The two-volume set is scarce in any condition. This book was issued to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Mayuyama Asian arts and antiques shop by the founder, Matsutaro Mayuyama. The shop was first opened in Beijing in 1906 and then moved to Tokyo in 1916. The principal business of the shop is and always has been the collection and sale of old Chinese ceramic objects.. First Edition. Buckram. Near Fine/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine

      New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux,, 1976. And other stories, sketches, and essays. Illustrated by the author. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in gilt and metallic red and purple. With the dust jacket. Illustrated by the author in black and white. Spotting to top and fore edges of textblock. An excellent copy in a lightly toned and rubbed jacket. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by the author in his distinctive ornate hand to his publicist, the famously indefatigable Jay Allen (1917?-1996) , "For Jay Allen, the DiMaggio... no, the Chopin! of the Business. He Makes it all look easy! from Wolf, December 1976" (front free endaper).

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        The Collected Essays of Sir Winston Churchill, complete in four volumes

      London: Library of Imperial History, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. This four-volume set is a compilation of most of Churchill's major forewords and periodical contributions, some of which can be otherwise found only in the original periodical publications. The essays are sorted by subject and each of the volumes has a theme - Churchill and War, Churchill and Politics, Churchill and People, and Churchill at Large. In addition to being bibliographically important, The Collected Essays are aesthetically appealing. The production quality is impressive. There were two publisher binding options for The Collected Essays - both sumptuous and one positively extravagant. The lesser of the two was bound in quarter blue morocco and is lovely, but does not match the other 34 volumes of The Collected Works. The more elaborate binding option was full natural calfskin vellum with individual green slipcases, matching the 34 volumes of the preceding Centenary Edition of Churchill's book-length works. The bindings feature Churchill's coat of arms stamped in gilt. The text is printed on special 500-year archival paper and decorated with marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, head and foot bands, and silk ribbon markers. Each volume is protected in a dark green leather slipcase with the Churchill coat of arms embossed in gilt on the front cover. Either binding of The Collected Essays is scarce, but this more elaborate binding is rarely seen alone, as it is essential to completing a uniform full set of The Collected Works. This set is fine in very good slipcases. The volumes are clearly unread. The bindings show no wear and have toned with grace and individual character, as the vellum bindings were intended to do. The contents are absolutely crisp and perfect, with pleasingly stiff bindings and satin ribbon markers still in the original position placed by the publisher. There are no previous ownership marks. The only defects we note in the volumes are tiny bumps to the Volume I & II upper front corners corresponding to bumps to the accompanying slipcases. The green leather slipcases show a few corner bumps and short (no more than .75 inch) splits starting at a few upper edges. Despite these small flaws, the slipcases remain bright, clean, and intact. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A286, Woods/ICS A146(b), Langworth p.355.

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        Stability of Polyatomic Molecules in Degenerate Electronic States. I - Orbital Degeneracy" in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A 161, 1937, pp. 220-235

      - FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE OF ONE OF THE MOST FASCINATING PHENOMENA IN MODERN PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY", THE JAHN AND TELLER EFFECT (Bersuker, The Jahn-Teller Effect). In a sophisticated application of group theory to quantum mechanics, Jahn and Teller here prove "that orbital nonlinear spatially degenerate molecules CANNOT be stable" (Wikipedia). This paper puts forth the groundbreaking prediction that "a nonlinear molecule which is in a degenerate state will seek to change its structure in order to remove as much of the degeneracy as possible;" put another way, "if the lowest energy level of a molecule is degenerate? it will distort spontaneously so as to remove the degeneracy and make one energy level more stable (Seip, The Jahn-Teller Effect, 1976, 1; Weinstein's World of Chemistry). "While the basic theorem, first published in 1937, had to await experimental verification for 15 years, the intervening years have seen rapid development, initially in the theoretical arena, followed increasingly by experimental work on molecules and crystals" (Köppel, The Jahn-Teller Effect: Fundamentals and Implications for Physics and Chemistry). Broadly speaking, the Jahn-Teller effect provides "a general approach to understanding the properties of molecules and crystals and their origins" (Bersuker, The Jahn-Teller Effect, Introduction). More specifically, the effect provides an exceptionally useful tool in the study of crystal and molecular configurations. "The Jahn-Teller effect is one of the most fascinating phenomena in modern physics and chemistry. It emerged in 1934 in a discussion between two famous physicists [Jahn and Teller] and grew into a general tool for understanding [as well as] an approach to solving molecular and crystal problems, which is applicable to any polyatomic problem. "The first formulation of the effect as instability of molecular configurations in electronically degenerate states proved to be the beginning of a whole trend which rationalizes the origin of all possible instabilities of high-symmetry configurations, and the peculiar nuclear dynamics resulting from these instabilities as well as the origins of all structural symmetry breakings in molecular systems and condensed matter" (Köppel). The next significant resurgence of interest in the Jahn-Teller effect is related to the late 1980s and is still continuing. It was triggered by one of the most important Nobel Prize discoveries in physics of our times inspired by the Jahn-Teller effect: the high-temperature superconductivity." (Bersuker). "The Jahn-Teller effect continues to be a paradigm for structural instabilities and dynamical processes in molecules and in the condensed phase? Among the many important developments in the field? cooperative phenomena in crystals, the general importance of pseudo-Jahn-Teller couplings for symmetry-lowering phenomena in molecular systems, nonadiabatic processes at conical intersections of potential energy surfaces and extensions of the basic theory in relation to the discovery of fullerenes and other icosahedral systems" (Köppel). The effect remains so relevant that The International Symposium on the Jahn-Teller Effects is held bi-annually at differing locations around the world. ALSO INCLUDED: Douglas Hartree's "A Method for the Numerical Or Mechanical Solution of Certain Types of Partial Differential Equations and Time-Lag in a Control System", parts I and II (pp. 353-366 and pp. 460-476). CONDITION & DETAILS: London: Taylor and Francis. Complete volume. 8vo. 8.5 by 5.5 inches (213 x 138mm). [4], vi, [598], 4. Ex-libris with two stamps on the title page and no exterior markings whatsoever. Sixteen plates and many in-text illustrations throughout. Handsomely rebound in brown cloth over aged marbled paper boards, gilt-lettered at the spine and gilt-ruled on the boards. Tightly and very solidly bound. New endpapers. Bright and clean throughout. Near fine condition in every way.

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        GEOGRAPHY III

      New York: Farrar Straus Giroux (1976). 1st edition, full brown cloth, with illustrated dust jacket. A presentation copy to fellow poet, inscribed: "With all best wishes for William Jay Smith -- / Elizabeth Bishop" in black ink on the title page. Bishop (born 1911) and Smith (born 1918) were contemporaries in age as well as careers, and both highly regarded by their peers. Smith wrote his piece "Elizabeth Bishop / Critical Essay" which focused on GEOGRAPHY III, and one can rightfully assume by the pencil annotations found in the text that the present copy was indeed his reference copy/tool. Other than such annotations, the physical condition of the book is fine, in like (not price clipped) fine jacket. (MacMahon A13.) A desirable and important copy in every respect.

      [Bookseller: Jett W. Whitehead Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Gregory Reclining

      Los Angeles: Gemini G.E.L.,, 1976. Original lithograph on Newsprint Colored, Rives BFK, mould-made paper. Sheet size: 64.8 x 49.8 cm. Excellent condition. Presented float mounted in a white wooden box frame. Edition of 28. Signed and numbered in blue pencil crayon lower left by Hockney.

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        Foundations of Geometry [Englisch],

      University of Toronto Press, 1976 - Ausgetragenes Bibliotheksexemplar, Deckel mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, Schnitt oben staubig 0802022162 Schneller Versand, mit Rechnung. Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 499 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le Fabbriche e i Disegni di Andrea Palladio

      La Roccia, 1976, Unbound, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First Edition ThusSize: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall, The original edition of Volume I of Scamozzi's four volume work was published in Vicenza in 1776, the same year in which Thomas Jefferson wrote the American Declaration of Independence. This facsimile edition was published on the occasion of the Andrea Palladio Exhibition and represents the contribution of the Republic of Italy to the American bicentennial celebration. This is a limited edition of unstated limitation [probably 1000 copies]. The book consists of unbound single sheets measuring 18.75 x 12.75 inches and folded double sheets measuring 18.75 x 25.5 inches. Includes: introductory double-sheet; title page for Vol. I; portrait of Palladio; 52 numbered plates; index page; title page for Vol. II; 51 plates; index page; title page for Vol. III; 52 plates; index page; title page for Vol. IV; 54 plates. 209 plates total, not counting the portrait. All plates in B&W on medium-weight matte stock. Many of the plates are double-page. Note that as to Vol. III, Plates XXXII and XXXIII are on the same page and the same is true for Plates XXXV and XXXVI. All plates are immensely clean and rather crisp. No tears, marks or other demerits observed, except that a few plates have very light bends or semi-creases, fairly trivial. Previous owner name on the front blank sheet of the introductory double-sheet in a large but neat blue ink hand. Blindstamp of previous owner on the second page of the same double-sheet. Housed in a large, custom clamshell box, heavy-duty. Clamshell box with leatherette spine, marbled paper hardboards and metal clasps. The gilt-stamped lettering to the spine is very faded. Previous owner name on the inside front of the case in a large but neat blue ink hand. Some scuffing to the marbled paper near the top of the front of the case. The clamshell box is quite distressed, having broken along the top and bottom edges, but is fully present. Nevertheless the box has done an excellent job protecting the contents. A Near Fine set of unbound prints in facsimile in a Fair Only clamshell case, Facsimile

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        The Further Experiences of Emmanuelle

      Hart-Davis, MacGibbon, 1976, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, 1st Editionthe jacket is a little shelf rubbed, but it is bright, untorn, not price clipped and extremely attractive in cellophane. the book has no inscriptions. the edges have 'browned' a little. the binding is excellent. Quantity Available: 1. ISBN: 0246109084. ISBN/EAN: 9780246109088. Inventory No: 18et.

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        Los árboles de Granada" (a Manuel Falla)

      Fundación Rodriguez Acosta 1976 - Uno de los 150 ejemplares firmados a mano utilizando el caracter chino del árbol. Cada ejemplar contiene 16 aguafuertes de árboles vistos a lo largo del año estampados en papel vélin d'Arches,250 gramos y un poema inédito de Gerardo Diego. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Psaumes de David. Eaux-fortes originales de Marc Chagall

      Gerald Cramer, Geneva, 1976 CHAGALL, Marc. Psaumes de David. Gerald Cramer, Geneva, 1979. 4to, bound in parchment-cover cardboard with gold printing on the front and spine, with matching slipcase. Limited Edition 175 copies, of which our copy is N 114 of 160 exemplars on Arches wove. Signed in pencil by Chagall on the justification page. Illustrated with 30 etchings, hors-text, by Chagall. Cover and slipcase, slightly worn. Inside the book is in fine condition.

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        l'Alchimie des Philosophes

      Art et Valeur, Paris 1976 - Livre de haute bibliophilie enrichi de dix estampes imprimées pleine page sur peau d'agneau, d'une création originale en pâte à papier à reliefs avec projection de matières minérales et de six bois gravés. Exemplaire complet numéroté sur 225, excellent état. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Handbook for Shooters and Reloaders : VOL.1 ONLY

      Plaza Publishing, 1976, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fairthe jacket is torn and worn. shelf rubbed. spine sunned. creased. a bit marked. internally clean and tightly bound. VOL.1 ONLY. [P.O.] Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: oegb.

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        Dictionnaire critique et documentaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs de tous les temps et de tous les pays par un groupe d'ecrivains specialistes francais et etrangers (zehn Bände cplt.)

      Paris Librairie Gründ Auflage nicht genannt Nachdruck nummeriertes Exemplar trägt die Nummer 0 mit Paginierstempel auf der Rückseite des Titelblattes aufgebracht 1976 IX (1) 718; 728; 728; 728; 760; 760; 792; 792; 888; 942 (2) Seiten 25 cm 2295 - bestens (!) erhaltene Exemplare ohne Gebrauchsspuren (1: AA-Betto; 2: Betto-Chilingovsky; 3: Chillida-Duggelin; 4: Duchet-Gillet; 5: Gill-Jac; 6: Jacobs-Loyer; 7: Loy-Oka; 8: Oke-Robb; 9: Robbia-Styppax; 10: Sty-Zyco) 15000 gr.

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        Daredevil Annual Vol. 1 Issue 4, page 14 "The Name of the Game Is. Death! / Chapter II And Who shall Save the Planet?"

      Marvel Comics Group 1976 - Comic Book Synopsis: "Heather Glenn is waiting for Matt at J.F.K airport. He's returning from Los Angeles when Heather tells him that someone attempted to murder Foggy. In Holmsford, Connecticut, a plan is brewing to extort Robert Mallory, (who is the head of a law firm called Mallory Intertech), using his son for ransom. Mallory has come up with a way to use the ocean's tides as a power station, and the kidnappers want the plans for the ransom. Fresh off the plane, Matt goes on patrol in Hell's Kitchen, and learns that Namor has been ransacking the city in search of Mallory. Daredevil attempts to calm him, but is beaten quickly and left to lick his wounds. Coincidentally, T'Challa is in New York City on some official business when he gets a lead on Mallory's son. He begins tracking the lead as Black Panther and comes upon a group of thugs all arguing amongst themselves. He quickly learns that Ruffio Costa is the leader of the kidnappers, only to give his position away and become overpowered by the group of thugs, who hold him at gunpoint. Matt is researching the Tidal Power Plant information and learns why Namor is so agitated when he receives a call from the thugs wanting five million dollars for the release of T'Challa. Instead of the ransom, Matt plans on giving them a five million dollar beat down as Daredevil instead. He has Foggy put together five million in fake cash, and tells his friend to be careful not to get kidnapped as well, since there was recently an attempt on his life.On his way to deliver the beat-down, Daredevil runs into Namor again, who has been held up by the local authorities. Luckily, he saves an officer who was knocked off the bridge just as he gets there. Namor and Daredevil battle again, but this time, Daredevil wins. While waiting for rescue, T'Challa escapes and frees the Mallory boy as well. He decides to follow Costa's gang by riding on the top of their van. As Daredevil arrives at the drop off point, he sees that Panther is free, and they both beat down the gang for good measure. As they begin to depart to find Costa, Namor attacks them both. Not wanting another battle, Daredevil carefully talks Namor out of it, promising to keep Mallory from building the Tidal Power Plant. Namor reluctantly agrees. Panther and Daredevil track Ruffio down to the Barrington Research Center, where they square off against him. In the tussle, Ruffio is thrown into some machinery and blown up. He recovers from the accident with a new costume and mask, as well as his mind powers heightened infinitely. He has become the Mind Master! He takes control of Panther and attacks Daredevil, and in the fight, Daredevil is thrown into Mind Master, hitting him in the face. Enraged, Mind Master pools his mental energies to kill them both, shorting out his own mind in the process, reverting him back to Ruffio Costa. Daredevil easily knocks him out, and he and Black Panther part ways." ("Daredevil Annual Vol. 1 4" Marvel Wikia. Web. 6 March 2015) Page Synopsis: Namor and Daredevil are fighting, which results in a beaten Daredevil. The focus of the page then shifts to Black Panther and Mr. Mallory discussing saving Mallory's son or the tidal station.

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        Daredevil Annual Vol. 1 Issue 4, page 14 "The Name of the Game Is... Death! / Chapter II And Who shall Save the Planet?"

      Marvel Comics Group, 1976. 16 x 10 7/12 in. Fine. Comic Book Synopsis: "Heather Glenn is waiting for Matt at J.F.K airport. He's returning from Los Angeles when Heather tells him that someone attempted to murder Foggy. In Holmsford, Connecticut, a plan is brewing to extort Robert Mallory, (who is the head of a law firm called Mallory Intertech), using his son for ransom. Mallory has come up with a way to use the ocean's tides as a power station, and the kidnappers want the plans for the ransom. Fresh off the plane, Matt goes on patrol in Hell's Kitchen, and learns that Namor has been ransacking the city in search of Mallory. Daredevil attempts to calm him, but is beaten quickly and left to lick his wounds. Coincidentally, T'Challa is in New York City on some official business when he gets a lead on Mallory's son. He begins tracking the lead as Black Panther and comes upon a group of thugs all arguing amongst themselves. He quickly learns that Ruffio Costa is the leader of the kidnappers, only to give his position away and become overpowered by the group of thugs, who hold him at gunpoint. Matt is researching the Tidal Power Plant information and learns why Namor is so agitated when he receives a call from the thugs wanting five million dollars for the release of T'Challa. Instead of the ransom, Matt plans on giving them a five million dollar beat down as Daredevil instead. He has Foggy put together five million in fake cash, and tells his friend to be careful not to get kidnapped as well, since there was recently an attempt on his life.On his way to deliver the beat-down, Daredevil runs into Namor again, who has been held up by the local authorities. Luckily, he saves an officer who was knocked off the bridge just as he gets there. Namor and Daredevil battle again, but this time, Daredevil wins. While waiting for rescue, T'Challa escapes and frees the Mallory boy as well. He decides to follow Costa's gang by riding on the top of their van. As Daredevil arrives at the drop off point, he sees that Panther is free, and they both beat down the gang for good measure. As they begin to depart to find Costa, Namor attacks them both. Not wanting another battle, Daredevil carefully talks Namor out of it, promising to keep Mallory from building the Tidal Power Plant. Namor reluctantly agrees. Panther and Daredevil track Ruffio down to the Barrington Research Center, where they square off against him. In the tussle, Ruffio is thrown into some machinery and blown up. He recovers from the accident with a new costume and mask, as well as his mind powers heightened infinitely. He has become the Mind Master! He takes control of Panther and attacks Daredevil, and in the fight, Daredevil is thrown into Mind Master, hitting him in the face. Enraged, Mind Master pools his mental energies to kill them both, shorting out his own mind in the process, reverting him back to Ruffio Costa. Daredevil easily knocks him out, and he and Black Panther part ways." ("Daredevil Annual Vol. 1 4" Marvel Wikia. Web. 6 March 2015) Page Synopsis: Namor and Daredevil are fighting, which results in a beaten Daredevil. The focus of the page then shifts to Black Panther and Mr. Mallory discussing saving Mallory's son or the tidal station.

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        That Time / Damals., Englisch und Deutsch - Bibliothek Suhrkamp BS 494

      Frankfurt am Main, Suhrkamp Verlag, 1976 - 81 Seiten mit Frontispiz (Porträtfoto des Autors). in Edelbüttenpappband mit Lederrückenschild, mit Schutzumschlag, dieser mit Rand- und Rückenbräune,mit mehrzeiliger datierter und signierter Widmung des Autors auf dem Titel, Deutsche Übertragung von Elmar Tophoven. Samuel Beckett (* 13. April 1906 in Dublin - + 22. Dezember 1989 in Paris) gilt als einer der bedeutendsten Schriftsteller des zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts und wurde 1969 mit dem Nobelpreis für Literatur ausgezeichnet. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 131 Kl.-8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Hardcover/Pappeinband [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        ROOTS

      Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City 1976 - Copy #346 of 500 bound in full brown leather and SIGNED by the author of this book made into a very influential television series. Fine in a Fine slipcase with a slight bump at a corner [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Collected Essays of Sir Winston Churchill, complete in four volumes

      London: Library of Imperial History, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. This four-volume set is a compilation of most of Churchill's major forewords and periodical contributions, some of which can be otherwise found only in the original periodical publications. The essays are sorted by subject and each of the volumes has a theme - Churchill and War, Churchill and Politics, Churchill and People, and Churchill at Large. In addition to being bibliographically important, The Collected Essays are aesthetically appealing. The production quality is impressive. There were two publisher binding options for The Collected Essays - both sumptuous and one positively extravagant. The lesser of the two was bound in quarter blue morocco and is lovely, but does not match the other 34 volumes of The Collected Works. The more elaborate binding option was full natural calfskin vellum with individual green slipcases, matching the 34 volumes of the preceding Centenary Edition of Churchill's book-length works. The bindings feature Churchill's coat of arms stamped in gilt. The text is printed on special 500-year archival paper and decorated with marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, head and foot bands, and silk ribbon markers. Each volume is protected in a dark green leather slipcase with the Churchill coat of arms embossed in gilt on the front cover. Either binding of The Collected Essays is scarce, but this more elaborate binding is rarely seen alone, as it is essential to completing a uniform full set of The Collected Works. This set is fine in very good slipcases. The volumes are clearly unread. The bindings show no wear and have toned with grace and individual character, as the vellum bindings were intended to do. The contents are absolutely crisp and perfect, with pleasingly stiff bindings and satin ribbon markers still in the original position placed by the publisher. There are no previous ownership marks. The only defects we note in the volumes are tiny bumps to the Volume I & II upper front corners corresponding to bumps to the accompanying slipcases. The green leather slipcases show a few corner bumps and short (no more than .75 inch) splits starting at a few upper edges. Despite these small flaws, the slipcases remain bright, clean, and intact. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A286, Woods/ICS A146(b), Langworth p.355.

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        Pleasure Beach: A Book of Photography

      New York: Eclipse 1976 - First Edition. Large oblong quarto. Underrated artist book by a photographer who worked more often in commercial jobs than a fine art context. Published same year as Eggleston's Guide, this technically innovative book uses an unusual color palette set on deep blacks that prefigures the graphic digital futurism of the 1980s. Labrot's experiments conjures images not unlike the photography of Lucas Samaras. The image and color laying processes anticipates the techniques and style of computer generated digital graphics. Fine in an almost fine jacket. Because if its size, true collector's copies are uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Man With the Golden Gun

      Pan Books, London, 1976, 1976. A James Bond novel. Film tie-in edition to promote the EON Productions movie of the same name, starring Roger Moore, Brit Ekland and Maud Adams. Paperback, pp.190 + 1 (advertisement), colour card covers. Near fine condition (cheap paper toned as ever). An increasingly uncommon paperback, this copy additionally SIGNED by Roger Moore to upper. Housed in a protective cloth case. The last full-length Bond novel published; basis for the 1974 movie starring Roger Moore as Bond and (Fleming's cousin) Christopher Lee as villain Francisco Scaramanga who, in the novel, is nicknamed "Pistols" Scaramanga. Gilbert A13a (25).

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        Astrologische Prognose

      hardcover, cloth, 4to small, 403 pps., ills., Ansata, Schwarzenburg, 1976, 2nd. impr. ed., A few stamps good/no dj

      [Bookseller: In De Ronde Toren]
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        Murder in Coweta County

      New York: Reader's Digest Press, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/very good +. First Edition. Hardcover. 9 1/4" X 6 1/8". 287pp. First Edition. Signed and inscribed by the author, the director of the 1983 film, and several cast members. Near fine, with gentle bumping to bottom right corner and light dust soiling to edges of text block, in very good + dust jacket, price-clipped and encased in protective archival sleeve. Inscribed to Susan Orpin, a photographer for the film. Inscriptions from Margaret Anne Barnes (author), Gary Nelson (director), Larry Pizer (director of photography), actors Johnny Cash, Andy Griffith, June Carter Cash, Robert Schendkkan, Earl Poole Ball, Anita Carter, and Betty Talmadge, and Sergeant J. C. Otwell, a policeman who uncovered incriminating evidence in the critical 1948 case. Accompanied by an advance review copy of the text, the February 1983 edition of Atlanta magazine featuring an article on the making of the film, and nine 8 X 10 photographs of the cast by Orpin, with one of the author with production notes taped to the verso. A truly exceptional piece of local/regional history certain to be a high point for the serious collector of West Georgiana, as well as a remarkable collection of material celebrating the award-winning book and television movie. The book and film respectively documented and dramatized the historic murder case, notably the first in Georgia in which the death penalty was given to a white man on the testimony of two men of color.

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        THE SIGNATURE BOOK OF NETSUKE, INRO & OJIME ARTISTS IN PHOTOGRAPHS.

      FIRST AND ONLY [LIMITED EDITION OF 500 COPIES] [Honolulu 1976, - Reed]. White boards, AS NEW COPY, glossary,455p., signature index, 3946 b.w. photographs, clear plasticdj., bibliography, foreword by Neil K. Davey, 22 x 28.9 cm.,in original box. FIRST & ONLY LIMITED EDITION OF 500 COPIES Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        THE JESTER: The Masquers Golden Anniversary 1925-1975

      Hollywood, California: The Masquers Club, 1976 - First edition, Special Souvenir issue: one of 50 numbered copies with tipped-in autograph page SIGNED by 23 Masquers members. Fine, in black binding with paste-on illustration to front cover by George McManus, and paste-on ad to rear cover from Elizabeth Taylor; no dust jacket as issued. Typed autograph legend laid in. Quarto. Photo-studded history of the Hollywood actors' club.SIGNERS: Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Walter Matthau, Jack Warner, Edith Head, Glenn Ford, Joe Pasternak, Beulah Bondi, Joan Blondell, George Burns, Jack Lemmon, Ryan and Taum O'Neal, Walter Pidgeon, Pat O'Brien, Fifi D'Orsay, Henry King, Jack Mulhall, Leon Ames, Isabel Sanford ("Weezy"), Tay Garnett, and Ken Murray. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        L'Art de Tourner, Ou De Faire En Perfection Toutes Sortes D'Ouvrages. Nouvelle Edition, corrigée & augmentée

      Libraire Des Arts et Metiers - Editions, Brooklyn, New York 1976 - Hardback, 250mm x 385mm tall (10" x 15" approx.). Pp xxviii, 244 [with 2 decorated title leaves] plus 80 plates. Bottom margin of the front free endpaper thinned [removal of a previous owner's name label?], otherwise very good, in the original tan leather-effect, cloth-covered boards/gilt-on-brown spine title. Scarce. Additional postage will be required for this heavy volume, please ask for details of the best option before placing an order. Size: Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TRIGGER PULLERS: AN ATTEMPT TO CONVEY THE ART OF WINGSHOOTING.

      Published by the author. Richmond, Virginia. - 1976 1st edition. Ppxii,73. B/w photographs. Gilt dog motif to green cloth. *This copy is marked up for the printers by the author. Very good. Inscribed by Moore to Gough Thomas Garwood.*+ + This copy is inscribed by H. Gordon Moore: "To Gough Thomas Garwood, engineer, sportsman, topflight wingshot and currently the world's best writer on the shotgun and its use. Best regards, H. Gordon Moore. Lynchburg, Va., Nov. 15th 1982." This is a collection of H.Gordon Moore's articles on gamebird shooting, first published in Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, and The Shooter's Bible. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dark Shadow. [By] Gilbert & George the sculptors 1974.

      London. Nigel Greenwood. 1976.. Edition of 2000. 20 x 13 cm. 139 Blatt (278 S.). Schwarz-Rot marmoriertes OLeinen mit Goldprägung. Makellos frisches Exemplar, neuwertig.. Nummer 387 / 2000 handschriftlich in rotem Filzstift nummerierten und signierten Exemplaren. Durchgehend mit s/w Fotoabbildungen versehen. Wie auch schon bei "Side by Side" ist das Buch in handmarmoriertes Leinen mit variierenden Verläufen gebunden. [Vgl. Künstler-Bücher I, S. 69 Nr.19; Giorgio Maffei. Libri d'Artista. 2010, S. 113/114 mit Abbildungen].

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