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        Walt Disney's Mickey --------------- 27 Issues ( Monthly ) 1976 to 1980

      Oberon B. V, Haarlem Holland - 27 issues ( maandblad ) collection of comics ranging from 1976 to 1980 random partial collection. Dutch language. Collection includes: Juni 1976 ( maanblad 1 ), Juli 1976 ( maandblad 2 ), August ( maandblad 3 ), Oktober ( maandblad 5), November ( maandblad 6 )December ( maandblad 7 ). -------------- 1977, Februari ( maandblad 2 ), Maart ( maandblad 3 ), April ( maandblas 4 ), Juni ( maandblad ), Juli ( maandblad 7 ), December ( maandblad 12 ), ------------ 1978, Januari ( maandblad 1 ), Februari ( maandblad 2 ), Maart ( maandblad 3 ), April ( maandblad 4 ), Mei ( maandblad 5 ), Juli ( maandblad 7 ), Augustus ( maandblad 8 ), Oktober ( maandblad 10 ), December ( maandblad 12 ), ----------- 1979 Februari ( maandblad 2 ), Augustus ( maandblad 8 ), December ( maandblad 12 ) --------- 1980 Maart ( maandblad 3 ), April ( maandblad 4 ), August ( maandblad 8 ). ------------ All books are very good condition, glued binding, stiff cardboard glossy illustrate soft cover panels. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Walt Disney's Mickey --------------- 27 Issues ( Monthly ) 1976 to 1980

      Haarlem Holland: Oberon B. V 27 issues ( maandblad ) collection of comics ranging from 1976 to 1980 random partial collection. Dutch language. Collection includes: Juni 1976 ( maanblad 1 ), Juli 1976 ( maandblad 2 ), August ( maandblad 3 ), Oktober ( maandblad 5), November ( maandblad 6 )December ( maandblad 7 ). -------------- 1977, Februari ( maandblad 2 ), Maart ( maandblad 3 ), April ( maandblas 4 ), Juni ( maandblad ), Juli ( maandblad 7 ), December ( maandblad 12 ), ------------ 1978, Januari ( maandblad 1 ), Februari ( maandblad 2 ), Maart ( maandblad 3 ), April ( maandblad 4 ), Mei ( maandblad 5 ), Juli ( maandblad 7 ), Augustus ( maandblad 8 ), Oktober ( maandblad 10 ), December ( maandblad 12 ), ----------- 1979 Februari ( maandblad 2 ), Augustus ( maandblad 8 ), December ( maandblad 12 ) --------- 1980 Maart ( maandblad 3 ), April ( maandblad 4 ), August ( maandblad 8 ). ------------ All books are very good condition, glued binding, stiff cardboard glossy illustrate soft cover panels. . Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Octavo.

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        Brothers [Signed by Mickey Mantle]

      Random House 1976 - Fine book in fine dust jacket, signed by Mickey Mantle, late great, New York Yankees. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Merchant Means]
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        Inventario Pisano. Prefazione di Fortunato Bellonzi.

      Galleria Macchi 1976 In folio; pp. IX-71 non num. 6 su carta pesante vergata; in brochure edit. con titoli al piatto anteriore. In cartelletta, cartone edit., a parte sono racchiuse 6 incisioni originali num. e firmate a matita da i seguenti Artisti: Fabrizio Clerici; Franco Gentilini; Emilio Greco; Gaetano Pompa; Orfeo Tamburi; Riccardo Tommasi Ferroni. Edizione tirata a complessivi 300 esemplari numerati, di cui solo 110 (90 + XX) sono corredati dalle incisioni originali; il nostro esemplare è il n. 15. Volume e cartelletta con le grafiche sono racchiusi in cartella-astuccio t.tela edit. con titoli al piatto anteriore. Firma dell'Autore al colophon.(Vedi riproduz.)

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Prandi s.n.c.]
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      NY: Knopf, 1976. First edition, first prnt. Inscribed by Tyler on the front free endpage. "For Burt Britton, with best wishes Anne Tyler." Spine cloth faintly toned and rubbed; dustjacket with upper corners just touched, beginning toning on spine and small perforation on the front panel spine fold (not immediately apparent). Near Fine condition in a Very Good dustjacket with an archival cover. Burt Britton was the co-owner of Books and Company in NYC and author of "Self-Portraits: Book People Picture Themselves," a collection of impromptu self-caricatures by writers, many of which were drawn at Britton's request during reading events at his shop.. Inscribed by Author. First Edition. ardcovers. Association Copy.The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        William Henry Jackson's Rocky Mountain Railroad Album: Steam and Steel Across the Great Divide

      Silverton, CO: Sundance Publications , 1976. Hardcover. Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket/Photography. Number 31 of 300 copies. Very large leather bound edition with bright gilt lettering on front board. Includes numerous B&W plates. Very clean and tight copy. No dust jacket. Size: 18" x 25". No marks. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges are clean. Not Ex-Library. All books offered from DSB are stocked at our store in Fayetteville, AR. Save on shipping by ordering multiple titles. Category: Photography; ISBN: 091358214x. ISBN/EAN: 9780913582145. Inventory No: 027717.

      [Bookseller: Dickson Street Bookshop]
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        Exceptional Typed Letter Signed about "The New Yorker

      North Brooklin, Maine, 1976. unbound. Exceptional content typed letter signed "Katherine" in pencil and with several corrections and a handwritten closing paragraph also in pencil. Written long after she retired, the letter refers in depth to a labor dispute at The New Yorker Magazine and the up-coming vote to unionize. 3 pages, 4to, November 19, 1976, marked "Personal and Private letter," North Brooklin, Maine, to her long-time friend at the New Yorker, Ruth Rogin, in small part: "...My idea of democracy, like yours, includes the right to unionize where it is to the advantage of the staff, but I don't believe it suits THE NEW YORKER...I hope the office agony of taking a vote will soon be over for everyone. As both a stockholder and a former editor, I feel strongly that fair pay to all should come before dividends. Yet I feel just as strongly that unionization in our kind of organization will militate against good pay and generosity to the staff from bottom to top...Few magazines have been so generous as The New Yorker...After unionization...the editors will have no say on pay raises..." Much more great content; she mentions Roger Angell, Saul Steinberg, Bill Shawn, and includes an amusing anecdote about the notorious "tight wad" tendencies of 'dear Hawley Truax'." A rare glimpse into the inner workings of one of the most important magazines of the 20th century. Original remittal envelope included. Staple hole on upper left corners. Very good condition. First and longtime editor at the New Yorker Magazine (1925 - 1960), wife of author and fellow editor at the New Yorker E.B. White.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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      Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1976 DJ darkened. Boards with light rubbing to extremities; SIGNED by Cagney on page facing title page. Cagney signed this book when he was older. Extremely rare! ; 8vo; 202 pages

      [Bookseller: The Complete Traveller]
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        Chronicles of Bustos Domecq

      NY: Dutton. 1976. The first American edition of this collection of fictional "essays" by the persona created by Borges and his longtime friend Adolfo Bioy-Casares, "Honorio Bustos Domecq." Borges and Bioy-Casares collaborated on a number of works, two of which were published under the Bustos Domecq pseudonym in the 1940s. Signed by Borges. Shallow edge sunning to boards; near fine in a near fine dust jacket with a couple of nicks to the crown. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        A River Runs Throught It

      University of Chicago Press, 1976. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago 1976. First Edition / First Printing / First State. Dated 1976 on the copyright page, no additional printings. Blue cloth boards with silver lettering at the spine. All First State Points Present: Error on page 27, adways for always. Jacket priced at $7.95, ISBN mismatch at the rear flap and copyright page. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards and spine, clean pages. Light spots at the page edges, tight spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. Jacket priced at $7.95 at the front flap, First State ISBN mismatch at the rear flap. Shelf wear, sunning at the jacket spine, short tear at the front panel. Light spots.

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        A PIECE OF MY HEART (signed 1st)

      Harper Row, New York 1976 - 1976 Harper & Row. ny. 8vo. 297 pages. First Edition, First Printing - Stated with full numberline. SIGNED by Richard Ford directly to title page: For __ __ , with very warm wishes for you, Richard Ford. Book is clean, tight and square. Very nice. 1st issue DJ with $8.95 price intact on flap. Red/burgundy/brownish topstain. An excellent copy! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Medium Rare Books LLC]
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      Originalt serigrafi i 6 farver. København 1976. 667 x 488 mm. Trykt hos Gerhardt Trepile. Signeret af kunstneren. Trykt i 25nummererede eksemplarer. HC eksemplar.. Würtz Frandsen: Catalogue raisonné 110

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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        The American Monument

      New York: Eakins Press Foundation, 1976. First edition. Cloth. Fine. Oblong folio. (16 1/2 x 11"1/2" high). An extraordinary book of black and white photographs. No text other than photo captions, copyright info etc. A sparkling fine copy in teal cloth binding stamped in black and gold. Binding held together with three bolts. Issued without dustwrapper. A well-deserved Roth 101 selection for notable photobooks of the 20th century. Also listed in Parr and Badger. About the nicest copy we have handled. Looks unread.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        William Eggleston's Guide

      New York: The Museum of Modern Art, (1976). Very close to fine in gold-stamped leatherette boards with the aforementioned photograph mounted on. No dust jacket, as issued.. First Edition. Square quarto. Szarkowski essay. Eggleston's first book and the first MoMA monograph to feature color photography, published in conjunction with the exhibition Photographs by William Eggleston, May 25 - August 1, 1976. The photographer's famous tricycle photograph is affixed to the front board. (Parr / Badger, v1, 265; Roth 238-239; Open Book 308-309; Auer 598).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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      "Doubleday & Company, Inc. " "Garden City, New York" 1976 "Garden City, New York": "Doubleday & Company, Inc. ". 1976. "First trade edition, 8vo, pp, viii, 587; full-pg inscription on front free endpaper by Haley and dated 1978; a fine copy of this Pulitzer Prize winner in cloth-backed boards, dust jacket (only a few short nicks on lower spine), in quarter brown morocco clamshell box with gilt lettering and raised bands on spine. "

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books ]
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        Tales of Tono / Tono Monogatari

      Asahi Sonorama 1976 - Early Moriyama book in clean condition. Signed copies of this book do come up; what makes this copy unique is the fact that it was signed and dated in the year of publication - 1976. For that reason, scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: AboveParBooks]
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        LIBRO DE ARAGON. 1876-1976.

      Caja Ahorros de Aragón., Zaragoza. 1976 - Ilstr. Edición de lujo conmemorativa I centenario. Enc. Plena piel ed. con cubierta en bronce decorada con bajorrelieve, El compromiso de Caspe, de Pablo Serrano. Ejemplar contenido en un estuche. Ed. 1500 ejs. Placa conmemorativa. CONTRA REEMBOLSO, +5.00€ 8450072883 LIBRO EN ESPANOL [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Javier Fernández]
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        Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

      New York: The Dial Press, 1976. First edition of the author's Newberry Award winning novel. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by both Mildred D. Taylor (and dated in 1977) and illustrator Jerry Pinkney, who contributed the frontispiece. Fine in a fine dust jacket. This copy bears the Newberry sticker on the dust jacket, but is the first issue, without mention of the Newberry Award. This sticker was most likely placed on the front cover at the bookstore, while there were still first printings on the shelf. A very sharp copy, uncommon signed.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        A River Runs Through It and Other Stories

      Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1976. First Edition, First Printing in Original Dust Jacket. All First Printing points present: No Subsequent printings mentioned on copyright page. ISBN is listed as 0-226-50055-1, which in later printings is listed as 0226500551. On page 27, line 15, the error "adways" appears, which after this printing was corrected to read "always". Page 24 is blank. In original dust jacket with price of $7.95 in tact. Very Good condition in a Good+ Dust Jacket. Clean, bright pages, no marking. Exterior cloth is clean and sharp. Bottom corners bumped. Silver stamping to is sharp and unrubbed. The dust jacket has some sunning and overall wear, with a short tear and a chip at the top left corner of the front panel, which is reinforced by a small piece of tape from the verso. Light surface creasing. A nice overall copy, true first printing.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        Tennessee Williams' Letters to Donald Windham 1940-1965

      Verona: Sandy Campbell, 1976. First edition. Softcover. 333 pages. Copy W of only 26 copies printed on Blue Fabriano paper. A collection of letters from Williams to Windham, edited by, and with comments by Windham. A very good plus copy with some minor bumping to the corners and bottom of the spine in a very good plus glassine jacket with a small tear to the top of the rear corner. Signed by Williams and Windham on the limitation page.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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      - Hollywood: Christopher Street West, 1976. 17 1/2 x 23 inch mulit-colored poster for the "parade, circus and carnival" with a Bicentennial motif. "WE WERE THERE" on a shield with stars and stripes. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Tomberg Rare Books]
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        The Great Santini [Leatherbound Limited Advance, 1/35 Copies, Signed]

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1976. One of reportedly 35 copies of the leatherbound limited advance edition of his first novel: the uncorrected proof, and proof jacket, specially bound in leather for private distribution to friends of the author and publisher. This copy is signed by Conroy. The text of the front jacket flap differs from that of the published version: "...his daughters to provide their husbands (Marines, naturally) with a good lay" was changed to "...with a good home." A bit of handling to covers, still very close to fine. Basis for the excellent film with Robert Duvall in the title role. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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      New York : Ktav Pub. House. 1976. Original Cloth. 4to. 165 pages. 31 cm. First edition. The Library of Jewish Art. By Ephraim Moses Lilien; with an introduction by Joseph Gutmann. With 36 plates. Legends on each plate in Hebrew. Ephraim Moses Lilien (1874–1925) , “Austrian illustrator and printmaker. ... In 1908 Lilien turned from book illustration to etching. Many of his etchings are views of Austria and Hungary, while others record his impressions of Palestine, Damascus, and Beirut. His drawings, executed mainly in India ink, show a crisp, elegant line and a strong contrast between black and white areas. Lilien combined biblical and traditional Jewish themes with the motifs and methods of Art Nouveau. His art expressed Jewish hopes and desires in the era of Zionism that looked beyond the exile. ” (Werner; EJ 2008) Subjects: Jérusalem dans l'art. Palestine dans l'art. Lilien, Ephraim Mose, 1874-1925. Lilien, Ephraim Mose, 1874-1925. Jerusalem - In art. Palestine - In art. Light soiling to endpages, light wear to cloth, otherwise fresh. Good + condition. Scarce and important. (ART-22-34) .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        [Working Manuscript of]: 20 Black Women: A Profile of Contemporary Black Maryland Women

      1976-77. A photocopied draft of the partial manuscript of 20 Black Women: A Profile of Contemporary Black Maryland Women by Frances N. Beckles. Contained here are early copies of the preface, introduction and seven profiles, along with copies of two letters sent to Colonel E. Hutchin, Jr, at the Maryland Department of Economic and Community Development. Loose sheets stapled at the corner with the preface, introduction, and two profiles together, the remaining five profiles separately stapled, plus two single sheets. Totaling 63pp. Near fine with light wear to edges of one sheet and stain to the rear of another. The seven profiles here include: Enolia Pettigen McMillan, the first female elected president of the NAACP, and Thelma Lucille Sayles Clifton, former Poet Laureate of Maryland, along with Dr. Nina Cole Rawlings, Grace Booker Hunt, Dr. Delores C. Hunt, Ellen Watkins Woodlawn, and Maria Ann Broom. An interesting archive of material of the working draft of this book and the difficult in its completion. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Silent Movie (Original screenplay for the 1976 film, crew member's working copy)

      Los Angeles, CA: Twentieth Century-Fox. Draft script for the 1976 film. Construction coordinator Hank Wynand's working copy, with his name on the front wrapper, and his notations throughout, all having to do with props in the film related to signs, memos, etc., often with notations regarding cost to the right.& & Peach studio wrappers, Noted as copy No. 25, dated November 19, 1975, with credits for screenwriter-director Brooks. Title page present, dated November 19, 1975 with credits for screenwriters Brooks, Clark, DeLuca, and Levinson. 137 leaves, mechanically reproduced, with yellow revision pages throughout, dated 12-11-75. Pages Fine, wrapper Fine, bound with three gold brads.& & In a custom red quarter-leather clamshell box.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Super-American Dream

      Tokyo: Kodansha, 1976. Near fine in wrappers and near fine vibrantly illustrated jacket, publisher's blue obi.. First Edition. Octavo. Midseventies vision of America by Japanese photographer and filmmaker Kenji Kanesaka, best known for his 1968 publication, Underground Generation. Printed on various papers and consisting of mostly text, there are nonetheless dozens of cool photographs, including the opening color spread of a naked woman practicing yoga in a field. OCLC locates a single copy of this uncommon work.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Il Gruppo Enne La situazione dei gruppi in europa negli anni 60

      Bulzoni 1976 Rilegato, mezza tela copertina cartonata con finestre , sovracoperta in acetato trasparente, formato 24x30, pagine 382, illustrato in nero e colori , uno strappo alla sovracoperta trasparente per il resto ottimo esemplare - 14259

      [Bookseller: Pennasilico]
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        Spring/Summer 1976 Plate 73

      Christian Dior, Paris 1976 - This original croquis from the designer Christian Dior features a dress from the Spring/Summer 1976 collection, when the house was under designer Marc Bohan. This croquis was made from a xerograph of an original drawing, which was then hand-colored with ink, watercolor, and gouache. The design shows a long, elegant, pale green dress with a finely pleated skirt. Swatches of the appropriate fabric, one flat and one pleated, are stapled to the sheet. These sketches were produced in a limited quantity and presented to potential clients in attendance at the Paris Couture shows held by Dior in the spring and fall of each year. This example is in good condition and makes a wonderful document for any lover of fashion. Ink, watercolor and gouache on xerograph. Fabric swatches attached with staples. Sheet measures 12 1/2" x 8 7/8".

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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      Lippincott, USA 1976 - If you are a discerning Koontz collector then this is the copy you are missing from your shelf. My own personal copy for many years, I am selling it because I need to trim down my collection and, as such, I am concentrating on the UK editions. Published by Lippincott in 1976 this book is SIGNED AND LENGTHILY INSCRIBED BY DEAN R KOONTZ AS FOLLOWS: "TO STAN, BEST WISHES FROM DAVID AXTON ALIAS DEAN R. KOONTZ. THIS WILL EVENTUALLY BE REVISED!" (which it eventually was, in 1995 as Icebound). The jacket is Very Fine and unclipped - it states $8.95. The book is Fine with negligible wear to the extremities and the copyright page states FIRST EDITION. The book was published under the David Axton pseudonym and this is reflected on the dust jacket and book. A truly superb example of this title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Books for Collectors]
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        Frédéric et le panda (Collection Belles années)

      Éditions Lito, 1976. in4 Relié

      [Bookseller: crealivres]
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        Cuarto (IV) Congreso de Historia de la Corona de Aragón. Los Reinados de Fernando I y Alfonso el Magnánimo y la Cultura de su Época. [Mallorca, 25 de Septiembre a 2 de Octubre de 1955].

      Palma de Mallorca-Barcelona, Gráficas Miramar, Viuda de Fidel Rodriguez Ferrán, 1959-1976. - Tres volúmenes en 4to. mayor; XLVI-506 pp. + XV-676 pp. + 346 pp. Cubiertas originales.

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        Gathering the Tribes

      Yale University Press 1976 - A fine and tight hardcover copy in a fine and tight dustjacket/brodart covered, First Edition. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR to top of the title page and signed again/inscribed "For Darrel, with best wishes always, Carolyn" 21 may 92. Volume 71 of the Yale Series of Younger Poets. Author's first book. This is a very nice, clean and bright copy. No tears and no chips to the dustjacket. = We ship all books with Delivery Confirmation or Insured. = We have been selling Used Books for over 29 years. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Booklegger's Used Books ABAA]
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        Searching for Caleb (Uncorrected Proof)

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+/No Jacket. Oblong 4to. Pale aqua wraps with titles printed in black on upper wrap; pp. [6], 7-233. Wraps lightly faded and sunned, with a few stray marks of soiling and several dings; upper wrap has a slight upward curl; text block edges a little age-toned. A nice piece of Tyler ephemera, lacking the publisher's dope sheet.

      [Bookseller: Barnes & Noble Collectibles NYC]
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        Portraits of the Game, full-size limited facimile edition of the first edition, #212 of 550

      Mazoe, Rhodesia: Frank Read Press, 1976. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Major Sir William Cornwallis Harris (1807-1848) produced five books based on his exploration and hunting in Africa. Here is a near-fine copy of this huge and impressive edition of his third book, Portraits of the Game. The edition was limited to 550 copies of which this is #212, signed by the publisher. The book is bound in quarter brown Rhodesian buffalo leather over grey cloth, titled in gilt on the spine, with the publisher's imprint to the front board. The text block edges are stained red and the volume bears grey-patterned endpapers. It is the only full-size facsimile of the 1840 first edition. Produced with a combination of photolithography & hand lithography, the plates & pages were hand-fed into a press, hand sewn and then hand-bound. This book is complete, having all 30 plates with facing descriptive narration, as well as illustrated title page, fly-leaf and tail-piece vignettes. There is a 16-page introduction by Frank Bradlow, a biography of Harris, and an in-depth bibliography of the printing history of this remarkable work. Condition is excellent. The contents are pristine. The binding is near-fine - generally as-new, but for the trivial hints of wear inevitable for a book this size. Please expect additional shipping cost for this very large and heavy book.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        North (Signed)

      New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. First edition. Cloth. Very Good/very good. First American edition of the poet's third major collection and one of his strongest. With some light spotting to cloth covers. A very good example in very good price-intact dustwrapper. This copy SIGNED by Heaney and dated in 1983.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        Sincerely Ronald Reagan

      Illinois: Green Hill Publishers, 1976. Note written and signed by Mel Hancock[future four term congressman from MO.] on front blank paper indicating that this book was signed at the Republican Convention in Springfield in June of 1976. Signedby Ronald Reagan on front blank paper.. Signed by Author. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket [As Issued]. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Brooklyn Books]
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        The Dark Side of the Sun

      Colin Smythe, UK 1976 - Buckinghamshire, Colin Smythe, 1976. Hardback first edition and first impression. The book and jacket are in very good condition. There's some edge wear and rubbing to the jacket. The main issue is a couple of ring indentations to the rear of the jacket continuing through to the lower board. Inscribed by the author "To Joe / Still More Wishes / Terry Pratchett". Pratchett's second novel, and his first for adults. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia Books. ABA, PBFA]
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        Le Morte D'Arthur: Printed by William Caxton [Facsimile edition]

      London: The Scolar Press, 1976. First edition thus. One of 50 copies printed on hand-made paper and bound in full leather by The Eddington Bindery, from a total edition of 500 copies. A fine copy, housed in the original cloth slipcase. This facsimile edition was made from the only complete copy of William Caxton's 1485 edition of Le Morte D'Arthur, housed at the Pierpont Morgan Library. With early editions of Malory virtually unobtainable up to the 6th edition of 1634, this facsimile is the preferred text for institutions and other collectors who would strive for Grolier's "One Hundred Books Famous in English Literature" or PMM. & & Malory translated and compiled the legends of Arthur, Merlin, Lancelot, Guinevere, Sir Gawain, and the Knights of the Round Table, using numerous French and English sources. His work was first published in 1485 by William Caxton, the first English printer. It proved immensely popular and became the basis for the countless retellings and adaptations throughout the next five centuries (with a few periods of silence, namely 1634 - 1816). We can think of no other collection of stories that have more fully captured the imagination and passion of the English people than the Arthurian legends. & & "It is the only true English epic; its matter is 'the Matter of England'. The matchless style, the humour, the magnificence, the magic that takes away the breath, combine in a masterpiece of legendary narrative. Each century has produced its own version of the Arthurian tapestry, but Malory's will never be forgotten." (Printing and the Mind of Man, 29).

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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