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        Butterflies, Beetles, and other Insects : the Leningrad book of notes and studies

      McGraw-Hill International 1976. German text, German, English, French and Russian notes. Numbered Limited Edition. 2 vols. 4to. both with calf spines. Volume 1 is a solander (clamshell) box with 120 colotype plates. Each plate has a wrap which allows you to see the plate, but also has detail on the illustration printed on it (also an 8 pp prelim). Volume 2 has 471pp. of transcript of the original German, as well as notes and appendices in German, English, French, and Russian. A near fine set in a slip case. 20a

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster (also as Fosters' Booksho]
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        Interview with the Vampire

      Alfred A. Knopf New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine. ADVANCE READING COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY RICE. The first volume in Rice's celebrated Vampire Chronicles series, signed by Rice in black marker on the front free endpaper.New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. Octavo, original wrappers. A few smudges and general light wear; a near-fine copy. The advance reading copy of the first edition is rare.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company ]
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      Loughborough: Plough Press, 1976. . 100 numbered copies, folio, (389x266mm), [20]ff. 22 original colour-prints tipped on guards with supporting text. A fine copy in original quarter cloth with India Katya Silk paper sides, a prospectus for the book is loosely inserted. A companion to the same author's XIX century illustration (1970), this present volume traces the development of colour illustration during the Nineteenth century from hand colouring to photomechanical developments at the end of the century. The illustrations, drawn from a variety of contemporary sources, present original examples of hand coloured aquatint (Ackermann), hand coloured engraving; 6 examples of various autographic woodblock processes (Dickes, Edmund Evans, Fawcett, Kronheim, Knight, & Leighton); 5 different samples of chromolithographs, 2 chromo-tints, an example of nature printing by Henry Bradbury, Nelson's chromo and transfer processes, Blackie's double tinted method, rainbow-tinted lithography, a large folded Griggs photochromolithograph, and an example of Marcus Ward colour printing.

      [Bookseller: Barry McKay Rare Books]
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        The Dark Side of The Sun *SIGNED First Edition*

      Gerrads Cross 1976.. SIGNED and inscribed by the author. Looks like a very early signature, recognisable but rather different from his deft, brief one of recent times. Very scarce. Fine in near fine dustjacket, minimally rubbed at the base of the spine. A scan of the book/author signature if present, is available.

      [Bookseller: Coombe Hill Books]
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        Werkverzeichnis. Druckgrafik.

      Galerie van der Loo, Münich, o.a. (1976). XXII + 267 pp. Paperbinding and orig. lithographed wrapper.. Lithographed wrapper and folding lithograph facing pp.127. Printed in 2000 copies. Minor edgewear to wrappers spine.(Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

      [Bookseller: Bøger & Kuriosa]
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        A New York Rock Party

      New York: The Wayne County Legal Defense Fund [1976]. Program. Measuring 5.5" x 8.5". Single sheet folded once to form four pages. Two light horizontal folded, likely from mailing, else fine. The lineup for a special fundraising performance by members of the punk scene and Warhol Superstars in honor of Wayne County, who was being sued by "Handsome Dick" Manatoba of the Dictators for a brawl during a recent performance at C.B.G.B.'s. County had hit Manatoba with a mike stand after he shouted a series of homophobic remarks during her performance. The event was hosted by Cherry Vanilla with performances by County, Holly Woodlawn, Dee Dee Ramone, Jack Curtis, Tuff Darts, Mink DeVille, Blondie, The Dolls, Suicide, and Divine, along with the cast of the Off-Broadway cast of Women Behind Bars. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Between The Covers]
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        2 orig. papirklip: "Den gyldne Skovdue" og "Ræven, Rytteren og Skovens Herskerinde".

      Papirklip udført af sortfarvet kraftigt papir med fabulerende dyre- og fuglemotiver. Hvert klip måler 78x20 cm. Monteret på karton med 5 cm margin hele vejen rundt og indrammet i brede, lysbejdsede trærammer. Signeret "Sonia Brandes 1976" under hvert klip.. På bagsiden har kunstneren anført, at de to klip stammer fra en serie med titlen "Den forunderlige Rejse"

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        Drengen og katten. Orig. manuskript + orig. tegninger.

      Skrivebog med mamoreret papiromslag. 51 sider. Maskinskrevne tekster med håndskrevne rettelser + 33 orig. tuschtegninger af Ebbe Sadolin, monteret sammen med teksterne og børnetegninger udført af Sadolins søn.. Unikum. Et enestående og meget smukt kig ind i Sadolins værksted. "Drengen og katten" udkom på Chr. Erichsens Forlag i 1976 og beskriver en lille drengs liv med katten Sis

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        The Thomas Berryman Number

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1976. hardcover. NF/F 1st edition, 1st printing. Author's first book. Winner of the 1977 Edgar Award for Best First Novel. Book has very slight slant and bumped spine ends. Jacket has 1/2 inch close tear at top of rear panel and slight wrinkling at extremities. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        Bunter Reiter II, 1976

      Litografia a colori mm. 800x580 su carta Arches mm.940x680. Edita per ZWR a Londra nel 1976, Stamperia Mourlot, Parigi. Es. firmato numerato in basso a sin. (es. 21/75) Ottimo stato salvo piccolo restauro all'ang. sup. destro. (Cfr. Marino Marini. Catalogo ragionato dell'opera grafica p. 245)

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        Amazing Gerald Ford assassination attempt archive including 7 original signed pieces documenting the historic event from an eyewitness account

      Amateur photographer and history buff Terence J. Cox saw history in the making on September 22, 1975 in San Francisco and did what any aspiring photographer would do - point and shoot. The result of that historical day is contained in this archive. According to newspaper clippings, Cox was standing only a mere 10 feet away from the would-be assassin, Sara Jane Moore on Post Street across from the St. Francis Hotel. This attempt came 17 days after Charles Manson follower, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme made an attempt on the President's life. Moore at one time immersed herself in counter-culture to become a political revolutionary. She was recruited by the FBI informant to help with the Patty Hearst kidnapping. After her radical friends found out she was an FBI spy, they turned their backs on her. Moore's attempt at assassinating the President was a way back into their good graces. After being arrested that day, Moore plead guilty to the assassination attempt and received a life sentence. She was up for parole in May 2000. The value of this archive is in two original photos signed by Ford taken moments before the shots rang out like firecrackers. One photo is 8x 10 and inscribed "To Terry Cox, best wishes, Gerald R. Ford" an then is signed again. The other photo is an 8 x 10 color photo again signed by Ford. This one is mounted to brown matting with a plaque at the bottom. It can be easily removed without harming the photo. The archive also includes: Four 8 x 10 black and white pictures of the scene that day after the shooting happened. Three, 3.5 x 5 color pictures of that fateful day moments after the shooting. Three newspaper clippings. A TLS on White House stationery dated November 17, 1976 to Mr. Cox. The letter is autopenned and then signed above it. In part the letter reads, "Dear Mr. Cox: . . . Long after the hard work and hurried pace of these past weeks are forgotten, I will remember the generous encouragement and goodwill which were extended to me and my entire family by our fellow Americans. It has been a tremendous honor to serve the people of our great country, and I will never forget this wonderful privilege." The letter comes with the original transmittal envelope. Ford's signature while he was a Representative for the Michigan 5th district February 20, 1957. Ford signed, "Rep. Gerald R. Ford Jr." in ballpoint pen. A signed photocopy of a newspaper article on the assassination attempt Two 8 x 10 white House issued color photos of Ford, presumably autopenned. A letter dated March 18, 1976 on White House stationery to Cox signed by Mildred Leonards, Ford's assistant, explaining autopenned signatures. "The autopenned signature is in fact an authentic signature (although not accepted by autograph dealers) inasmuch as it is simply a method wherein the President's exact signature is written by an electric pen. Since the majority of persons requesting the President's autograph are more interested in their historical value than in their monetary value, this method has proved to be most satisfactory in Administrations in the past, as well as the present one."

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      New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, [1976], 1976 McPhee, John. THE SURVIVAL OF THE BARK CANOE. Inscribed. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1976. First Edition of John McPhee's classic on the birch-bark canoe and his 150-mile journey through the Maine woods in the tradition of Henry David Thoreau, Inscribed by John and Martha McPhee on the verso of the half-title page to New Yorker editor David Jackson . "For David Jackson / Thank you so much for those pictures and articles / I don't have any of the things you gave me / From Martha / and John McPhee". "(I remember you telling me you liked this one. The portfolio at the end you may not have seen. Many thanks". 8vo. 114 pp. + A 32 pp. portfolio of the sketches and models of Edwin Tappan Adney. (1868-1950). A fine copy in brown cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a near fine illustrated dustwrapper. "In his own beautifully crafted work, McPhee treats both man and boat with all the respect and admiration their precarious presence commands". Time Magazine. A superb presentation copy.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        INCHIESTA ?COS?E? LA ROSA PER TE?? A cura di Rosanna Chiessi. Grafica di Jervant Gianikian.

      Scatola in lamiera zincata (mm. 163 x 142 x 85) contenente: 1 cartoncino (a doppia pag.) con le giustificazioni editoriali e uno scritto dell?A.: ?Ho iniziato a inviare questo messaggio nel giugno 1974; l?operazione continua tuttora. Hanno risposto a me persone note e sconosciute. Chiunque ?trova? queste lettere può inviarvi la sua risposta. Non ho fatto nessuna scelta critica. Questa raccolta infatti è ordinata solamente secondo la data dei timbri postali? + 67 risposte in fotocopia, ciascuna inserita in una busta con il relativo nome e indirizzo + 1 pezzo originale di Angela Ricchi Lucchi (un rettangolo di stoffa, ripiegata più volte, con scritto a mano a biro blu ?Profumo di.. a.r.l.?). Edizione in 50 esemplari numerati e firmati. Il ns. 31 è ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        Interview With The Vampire

      New York: Knopf. NF/NF. 1976. 1st Edition. Hardcover; 1st Printing. 10, 20, 24. 0394498216 . 1st edition/1st printing. Stated First Edition of author's first book, and SIGNED by the author in red ink on a loosely laid in postcard-siz ed piece of paper. The book is bound in dark gray paper covered boards with a black cloth spine with gilt printing, and with red upper page edges. It is straight, clean, tight, the red upper page edge is in excellent condition, and it has no soiling or handwriting; there is, however, a small 'blind' (no color) personal name embossment stamp to the upper title page corner. The dustjacket is the notorious gold foil finish, almost impossible not to find scratched or creased badly. It is price intact, at $8.95, and is really in excellent condition; no hard creases even to the flaps (a couple of small, short and faint wrinkles--one to upper back panel and one to upper front panel--that show when you slant it just right in the light), just a couple of small surface scratch lines to spine and lower front panel that haven't removed the gold color from the foil, and just a mere touch of shelving wear to spine end edges. Quite an excellent example of Ms. Rice's first book! ; Signed by Author .

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        Raining at Magens Bay

      John Updike Newsletter Northridge: John Updike Newsletter. 1976. First. Broadside. 8.5" x 11.5". One corner slightly bent, else fine. Copy Y of 26 lettered copies Signed by Updike. Very uncommon. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?

      NY: McGraw-Hill. 1976. Carver's breakthrough book of short stories, his first book published by a major publisher and one of the most influential books in the renaissance of the short story form in America in the 1970s and beyond. Signed by the author. Trifling spotting to top stain; still fine in a fine dust jacket. A beautiful copy of an important book, probably the nicest copy we have ever seen. Provenance: the Bruce Kahn collection. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Swag (Uncorrected Proof, signed)

      Delacorte Press New York: Delacorte Press, 1976. First Edition. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. Near Fine in tall plain light green wrappers, with the front wrapper removed and substituted with a page of early reviews for the book tipped on to the first leaf--clearly as issued, though whether all the proof copies were issued in this format we do not know as this is the only proof copy we have ever seen.

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        Quince, etc. Exposing the several disguises of Ward Ritchie, poet, with a remark by Lawrence Clark Powell

      Laguna Verde Imprenta[Laguna Beach, California: Laguna Verde Imprenta], 1976 One of about fifty copies printed on an Albion hand press. The introductory essay is signed by Lawrence Clark Powell. Ritchie has signed his essay on Quince, with all his various pseudonyms: Davie Dicher, James Beattie Pitwood, Betsey Ann Bristol, Peter Lum Quince, and Peter Mallory, plus his own name. Original marbled wrappers with printed paper label. . Octavo. Seven woodcut illustrations from designs by Paul Landacre. Title-page in green, salmon and light green. Front wrapper lightly browned around the edges, light brown dampstain at bottom edge of a few pages, possibly a flaw in the manufacturing. A very good, fresh copy. This book gives a thorough chronicle of Ritchie's various pseudonyms, detailing when each was used. It is followed by Ritchie's poem, "A Smattering of Quince."

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      Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (1976)., 1976 Maclean, Norman. A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT AND OTHER STORIES. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (1976). "We lived at the junction of great trout rivers in western Montana, and our father was a Presbyterian minister and a fly fisherman who tied his own flies and taught others. He told us about Christ's disciples being fishermen, and we were left to assume, as my brother and I did, that all first-class fishermen on the Sea of Galilee were fly fishermen.'' First Edition of Norman Maclean's elegiac autobiographical novella adapted into the Academy Award-winning 1992 Robert Redford directed film. The first issue, first printing with the correct issue points, 'adways' instead of 'always' on pp. 27 and different ISBN numbers on the copyright page and rear dustwrapper flap. 8vo. 217 pp. A fine copy in blue cloth, a hint only of foxing to the bottom edge, silver titles to the spine in a neatly price-clipped fine pictorial dustwrapper. A handsome copy of an American classic. "Maclean's book - acerbic, laconic, deadpan - rings out of a rich American tradition that includes Mark Twain, Kin Hubbard, Richard Bissell, Jean Shepherd, and Nelson Algren. I love its sound." New York Times Book Review.. First Edition.

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        Wall Writing

      (Berkeley): The Figures. (1976). The lettered limited edition of his second book, a collection of poetry published in an edition of 526 copies, this being one of 26 lettered copies signed by the author. Fine in wrappers. Very uncommon issue of this early book by Auster. Drenttel A2. . First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Education of Little Tree

      Delacorte (n.p.): Delacorte. (1976). The uncorrected proof copy of Carter's most famous book, which its publisher originally identified as "a true story" while it identified the author as a "part-blood Cherokee who is Storyteller in Council to the Cherokee Nations." A dozen years after its initial publication, The Education of Little Tree was chosen by independent booksellers as the book they most liked to sell and it became a word-of-mouth bestseller in a paperback edition published by the University of New Mexico Press. Later, Carter was discovered to be a white man from Alabama who had worked for right-wing politician George Wallace, writing racist propaganda. Carter may have written racist tracts for George Wallace, but in The Education of Little Tree he endorsed humanist values of a high order, which he ascribed to Native American traditions -- respect for the land and one's family, honoring one's elders, promoting generosity and good faith, abhorring hypocrisy and brutality. Even as fiction, The Education of Little Tree raises serious and difficult questions, but it has been taken by many as strongly promoting a healthy sensitivity to, and respect for, Native American traditions and perspectives. In some circles, the question of the book's authenticity is today less of an issue than that of its sentimentality. "Little Tree" handwritten on spine; paperclip imprint top edge of front cover; near fine in tall wrappers. Extremely scarce: this is the only copy of the proof we've ever seen, and it dates from an era when, first, proofs were less widely distributed than they later came to be and, second, they were less likely to be viewed as collectibles and filtered into the rare book market, and more likely to simply be discarded after use. . First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA ]
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        BEZOAR [73 of 85 Issues Published, a Near-Complete Set]

      Gloucester, MA: Bezoar, (1976-1981). Wraps. Near Fine. Most issues 8.5" x 11" top-stapled mimeo. All issues folded for mailing with labels and stamps, as issued. Else generally fine. Typically 5-7 leaves, 10-15pp. per issue with some variations in length and format. Irregularly numbered. Language Poetry's version of FLOATING BEAR (mimicking both its production and distribution methods), editors Fred Buck, Thorpe Feidt, and Paul Kahn published 85 issues of BEZOAR between 1975 and 1981, distributing them to a mailing list of about 350. Like Floating Bear, more newsletter than traditional little magazine, it served as a venue for quickly disseminating new work to a dedicated core of readers and writers. Contributors include: Bruce Andrews, Amiri Baraka, Charles Bernstein, George Bowering, William Corbett, Robert Creeley, Edward Dorn, Larry Eigner ,Ted Enslin, Clayton Eshelman, Robert Grenier, Lyn Hejinian, Robert Kelly, Joanne Kyger, Bernadette Mayer, Michael McClure, Charles Olson, Joel Oppenheimer, Michael Palmer, Charles Reznikoff, Jerome Rothenberg, Ron Silliman, Philip Whalen, and John Yau. A near-complete run, lacking only 12 issues, most of those from BEZOAR's first year of publication. Issues remain scarce; runs - esp. substantive ones - rare.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        PER IL TEATRO DEL SORDO. 5 litografie e 1 esemplare unico.

      In folio (mm. 389 x 310), cartella editoriale contenente: 3 cc.nn. (frontesp., presentazione, colophon), cinque litografie originali a colori + "un esemplare unico colorato a mano" di Fausto Melotti, tutti firmati. Le litografie sono state tirate in torchio da Franco Sciardelli. Sono stati stampati 80 esempl. numer. Il ns., 55, è in ottimo stato. "Fausto Melotti (Rovereto 1901 - Milano 1986) scultore, pittore, ceramista, e anche scrittore e poeta, è considerato uno dei rinnovatori dell?arte plastica del Novecento".

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        How I Made Over $1,000,000 Playing Poker - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Las Vegas: B & G Publishing Co. , Inc.. Near Fine; Signed by Author. c1978. First Edition; First Printing. Leather. 0931444004 . First Edition/First Printing in Near Fine condition, light bumping and rubbing to boards, minor soiling to top of pages. SIGNED without personalization by author Doyle Brunson on pictorial fly-leaf "May the flop be with you, Doyle Brunson"; Doyle Brunson's description of the super system. Shortly after winning the World Series of Poker in 1976 and 1977, Brunson published this book as one of the first comprehensive books on strategies for various poker games. Many notable poker players and tournament champions contributed sections. .

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        Le Morte D'Arthur Printed by William Caxton 1485

      London: The Scolar Press in association with the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976. Limited edition. Fine. Hardcover. Thick 4to. Unpaginated. Publisher's linen cloth, leather lettering label in blind. One of 500 numbered copies. Introduction by Paul Needham. This is a facsimile of the Pierpont Morgan Library copy of Caxton's Morte d'Arthur, the only surviving complete copy. (A nearly complete copy is housed at the Rylands Library and a single leaf is at Lincoln Cathedral.) The facsimile is preceded by a discussion of the watermarks in the Pierpont Morgan Library copy and are reproduced by betaradiography. A fine copy. This facsimile is your only opportunity to own the Caxton printing, barring the discovery of another not institutionally owned original. Gaines A26.

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        Art Comics and Satires

      New York: Truman Gallery, 1976. First Edition. Folio (43cm). Printed paper portfolio containing 7 large loose broadsides folded to make 28 pages; Schjeldahl's critical essay "Reinhardt's Needle" is printed on inner pages of portfolio. Light wear; old stain to rear panel of portfolio, not extending to contents; Very Good or better. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with estate label tipped on inside front cover. & & Eccentric catalogue for a retrospective exhibition of Reinhardt's satirical "Art Comics," which originally appeared in the avant-garde left-wing magazine PM in the 1940s-50s. Reinhardt and Ben Shahn first met in 1944, when both worked as artists for CIO-PAC, the propaganda arm of the Congress of Industrial Organizations.

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      San Francisco: Andrew Hoyem, 1976. First Edition. Fine.. First Edition. A Poem. One of only 150 unnumbered copies printed by Andrew Hoyem for a meeting of the Roxburghe Club. Illustrated by Valenti Angelo. Though not called for, this copy has been signed by Updike. De Bellis & Broomfield A57. A scarce Updike item, especially signed. Broadside, ca. 9"x12" printed on light cream watermarked paper.

      [Bookseller: Bert Babcock - Bookseller, LLC]
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        Sea Grapes - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

      New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Fine in Fine dust jacket; Signed by Author. 1976. 1st US Edition; First Printing. Cloth. 0374255245 . First American Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dust jacket. Signed by Derek Walcott and dedicated to friend and Pulitzer prize winning poet Mark Strand: "Derek, To Mark, Utah Oct. '87" on the first leaf. A lovely association copy; The collection of poetry by the 1992 Nobel Laureate. "Walcott handles English with a closer understanding if its inner magic than most (if not any) of his English-born contemporaries." - Robert Graves .

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        Travesties. An original script for the American production Stoppard's 1974 play

      1976. Eighty-five loose-leaved sheets printed on rectos only, housed in a cardboard binder and dated February 2, 1976. On the title page is the printed text "Property of David Merrick Arts Foundation, Doris Cole Abrahams, Burry Fredriks". Very good. The US production of Stoppard's play opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on October 30 1975 and closed in March 1976 after 156 performances, winning Stoppard and producers Merrick, Abrahams and Fredriks the 1976 Tony Award for Best Play.. No Binding. Very Good.

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        A Piece of My Heart

      Harper & Row, 1976. First Edition (first printing). An Advance Reading Copy/Uncorrected Proof copy of the first novel by the award-winning author of THE SPORTSWRITER and INDEPENDENCE DAY. About Fine in wraps as issued -- the tiniest bit of toning close to the spine, else a very clean copy. Signed by Ford on the title page. . 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        (Hamburg 1929 - 1925). odin Wedel. Radierung. 1976. Signiert, datiert, numeriert. 15 x 45 cm.

      Frielinghaus 168.- Eines von 70 Exemplaren.

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      Honolulu: University Press of Hawaii, (1976). First Edition. About Fine in slipcase without dustwrapper, as issued. Oblong folio bound in 1/4 blue morocco; xviii [18] 450 pages. Excellent illustrated reference with a color plate section. This is one of only 200 copies issued with a numbered SIGNED etching by Charlot, a self portrait.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Le Flux Meme: Seize Poemes de Jacques Berne Illustres par Jean DUBUFFET

      Paris: Editions St-Germain-des-Pres, 1976, first edition, number 7 of 50 copies (total edition 70 + several HC copies), numbered and signed by the author and the artist on the justification page. The complete book with text in French by Jacques Berne and 26 original color serigraphs by Jean Dubuffet. 64 loose leaves in wrapper folder, cloth chemise and slipcase; in new condition. Overall size 13.25 x 10.25 in (34 x 26 cm). References: Monod 1452; S. Webel 1187-1242; ”Catalogue de Travaux” XXIX, no.237.

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      Berlin: Published by the Artist, June 1976.. [10] leaves. Small quarto. Screenprinted leaves on stiff card, laid into screenprinted outer stiff wrapper, for a total of 24 panels. Stock very faintly and uniformly tanned, otherwise about fine. A completely screen- printed number of this successor to Brus's DIE SCHASTROMMEL, printed in blue and brown, with numbered captions on versos of the images. Accompanied (as often) by the separately printed pamphlet by Peter Jirak, ANGST UND ILLUSIONEN FÜR GÜNTER BRUS (12pp., plain wrappers).

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        James Coignard. Catalogue raisonné de l´Oeuvre gravé (1959-1976).

      Edition Sonet, Lidingö 1976. 110 pages. Publisher´s cloth with dustjacket. One tear 22 mm in dj. Nr 1804/2000 copies. Presentation copy. With a one page artwork by James Coignard

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        Der Ausgestossene

      Hamburg: Raamin-Presse, 1976. Quarto. (40)pp. From an edition of 170, this is one of twenty copies with an additional two plates signed and numbered by the printer and illustrator, Roswitha Quadflieg. Translated into German from the original French by Elmar Tophoven, the short story "L'Expulsé" ("The Expelled") first appeared in Fontaine in 1946 and was reprinted in the collection Nouvelles et Textes pour rien in 1955. The text is accompanied by eleven woodcuts by Quadflieg, which illustrate elements from the story, including the stairs down which the narrator is expelled, his hat, and the rather large old woman upon whom he falls. Bound by Christian Zwang in grayish-brown Fabriano paper blind-stamped on the spine and boards. Fine.

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        Christina's World: paintings and pre-studies of Andrew Wyeth *Wyeth At Kuerners

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1976-1982. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. brown calf and white basket-weave cloth, spine and front cover lettering in gilt. Fine in near fine slipcase. 2 vols./No Dust Jacket. Wyeth, Andrew. 26 x 34 cm. 315 plates in WYETH AT KUERNERS many in full-color [324 pages in text]. 275 plates in CHRISTINA'S WORLD, many in full-color [281 pages in text]. Preface by Betsy James Wyeth for "Christina's World" with text by her for "Kuerners." FREITAG 10436-10437. Limited edition, copy 148 of 200 signed by Andrew Wyeth and Betsy James Wyeth. Lovely set, slipcase lightly soiled.

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        Your Day in the Barrel (Signed First Edition)

      New York: Atheneum, 1976. First Edition. First Edition. Lengthily INSCRIBED on the front flyleaf in the year of publication: "9 July, 1976 / To Joan Alhadeff - The realest lady of all the real ladies / To Morrie Alhadeff - Half angel, half hustler, all street, and all smart - / With affection - / Alan Furst." Fine in a Fine dust jacket. As nice a copy of the author's first book as we have seen, and certainly the only contemporary inscription.

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        The Golden Bough. A Study In Magic And Religion.Full set of 13 Volumes; Part I, The Magic Art And Evolution Of Kings. Vols. I and II; Part I, Taboo And The Perils Of the Soul; Part III, The Dying God. Part IV, Adonis, Attis, Osiris. Vols. I and II; Part V, Spirits Of The Corn And Of The Wild, Vols. I and II; Part VI, The Scapegoat; Part VII, Balder The Beautiful, Vols.I and II; Part VIII, Bibliography and General Index; Aftermath [A supplement to the Golden Bough]

      [London, The MacMillan Press Ltd, 1976]. The Third Edition 1976 printing, ''which is revised and improved from the earlier edition's'; 8vo; appendices, notes or addenda at the end of each volume; extensive indexes at the end of each of the 8 parts; original blue cloth; title and author in gilt on spine; cream dustjackets with blue illustrations and writing; minor dust marks to top edge; all 13 volumes are in fine condition. Full set of 13 volumes. All volumes are crisp, clean and tight most likely never opened fully or read; some dust marks to top edge. All 8 parts in 12 volumes together with Aftermath the scarce supplementary Edition.

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        The Hobbit, 1976 Folio/Deluxe Misbound Editions, Both States

      London: Folio/Allen and Unwin, 1976. First Thus. Quarter Leather. J.R.R. Tolkien. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, by J.R.R. Tolkien. These are the 1976 Folio Edition, 1st Impression's. This set of two books, are the first Folio Society publication of The Hobbit. They are examples of the two Folio Society variants, both in Near Fine condition with slipcase's. These are the true 1st printings of the 1st Folio Edition, with the Folio 1979 maroon colored edition being the 2nd printing of the Folio edition (per Hammond). Here you have both states with one having the Folio Society Title page, and the second Title page does not state "Folio Society" as it should, instead the pages are identical to the 1976 A&U Deluxe edition! Per Hammond, the Folio Society was to take the Deluxe edition pages and remove certain pages from the beginning (title page, copyright page, etc) and replace them with the Folio pages. However, a very few of the books were bound by the Folio Society with all of the original Deluxe pages included and not replaced with Folio pages, but with the binding being the Folio format. Very Scarce indeed! Gilt is still bright and untarnished on these books. Most minor of scuffing to the leather on the spines, a few liquid spots to the exterior of the slipcase's, a slight bit of browning to the fold areas of the maps in one copy the only faults. Very unusual and hard to find both variants. Additional digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Near Fine / No Jacket, as Issued.

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        Watership Down

      1976. first edition. One of Only Ten Copies With an Original Watercolor and a Fore-Edge Painting[FORE-EDGE PAINTING] ADAMS, Richard. LAWRENCE, John, artist. NOBLE, Don, fore-edge painter. Watership Down. Illustrated by John Lawrence. London: Penguin Books / Kestrel Books, 1976. First edition with illustrations by John Lawrence. Octavo (9 1/8 x 6 inches; 232 x 153 mm). Specially bound edition limited to 250 copies, of which this is number 245 (this being one of only ten copies with a fine fore-edge painting signed at the bottom right "Noble") and with a fine two-page watercolor by John Lawrence, with his initials at the lower center. Additionally this copy is signed by John Lawrence on the frontispiece and by Richard Adams on the verso of the title-page. Full green morocco, front cover and spine decorated in gilt, spine decorated in gilt in compartments, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy housed in the original matching marbled board slipcase.This fore-dege painting was one of 10 specially commissioned for Chas. J. Sawyer in 1976 by Don Noble - a contemporary of Martin Frost, the most prolific fore-edge painter of modern times… "Frost trained in theatre design. He then worked for a local opera house, the BBC, and in graphics. He eventually met and became friends with Don Noble, a man who had 20 years experience in creating fore-edge paintings. Noble taught Frost about fore-edge paintings and Frost went on to create a “small number” of paintings. However, around 1980, Frost “won a commission for a quantity of book paintings from an antiquarian book dealer.” It was then that Frost decided to paint fore-edges full time and has since created over 3,000 fore-edge paintings and “portrait miniatures for Cosway-style bindings.” (Jennie Stramiello, Fore-Edge Paintings).A Fore-Edge Painting is a scene painted on the edges of a book whilst it is fanned open in a special clamp to allow the artist to do the painting - and then, when the book is closed the fore-edge painting disappears under the gilt.The mystery of a disappearing art form…There is little known about fore-edge paintings, however, they are part of a much larger topic: books. So many things go into creating a book, it is far more involved than an author just telling a story. There have been many bookbinders, publishers, illustrators or painters and book collectors who have helped to shape the history of both books and fore-edge paintings. So why have these precious pieces of art virtually vanished from society? Why do people not know about fore-edge paintings anymore?The earliest known disappearing fore-edge painting dates from 1649. The earliest known signed and dated fore-edge painting dates back to 1653 - a family coat of arms painted on a 1651 Bible…

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        Histoire généalogique de la royale maison de Savoie, justifiée par titres, fondations de monastères, manuscripts de monastères, anciens monuments, histoires et autres preuves authentiques. Enrichie de plusieurs de plusieurs portraits, seaux, monnoyes, sépultures, armoiries

      Roanne Horvath, 1976. 3 volumes grands in-4, feuillets liminaires, 1298 pp. + tables, 675 pp. + tables, 147 pp., figures. Pleine reliure éditeur sous étuis, gardes et étuis couverts de soie moirée, têtes dorées.. Reproduction de l'édition de 1660, la première, qui est meilleure que la seconde. Notre édition est intéressante car elle reprend également la dernière partie parue en 1780. Elle est devenue assez rare. Un des 100 exemplaires de grand luxe numérotés, celui-ci n°88, relié en peau véritable, armes de la Savoie frappée sur les plats, page du titre sur papier Moulin Richard de Bas, à inclusion de fleurs, présentée dans un emboitage luxueux, avec certificat de numérotage calligraphié au nom des souscripteurs. Le tirage total en incluant le tirage plus courant s'élève à environ 700 exemplaires. Dos passés, quelques salissures sur les étuis. . (Catégories : Généalogie Savoie Héraldique )

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        A River Runs Through It

      University of Chicago Chicago: University of Chicago. 1976. One of the most sought-after titles in recent American fiction, two long interrelated stories of a family for whom "there was no clear line between religion and fly-fishing." Published by the university press as a favor to a retiring professor, the book became a surprise success, first gaining readership through word of mouth recommendations and eventually necessitating many later printings, illustrated and gift editions. Basis for the Robert Redford film featuring Craig Sheffer, Brad Pitt, Tom Skerritt and Emily Lloyd. First issue points: typo page 27 and mismatched ISBN numbers. Slight foxing on top edge, else fine in a price-clipped, else fine dust jacket with very subtle spine fade. . First Edition. Hardcover.

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      Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (1976)., 1976 Maclean, Norman. A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT AND OTHER STORIES. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (1976). "We lived at the junction of great trout rivers in western Montana, and our father was a Presbyterian minister and a fly fisherman who tied his own flies and taught others. He told us about Christ's disciples being fishermen, and we were left to assume, as my brother and I did, that all first-class fishermen on the Sea of Galilee were fly fishermen.'' First Edition of Norman Maclean's elegiac autobiographical novella adapted into the Academy Award-winning 1992 Robert Redford directed film. The first issue, first printing with the correct issue points, 'adways' instead of 'always' on pp. 27 and different ISBN numbers on the copyright page and rear dustwrapper flap. 8vo. 217 pp. A fine copy in blue cloth, a hint only of foxing to the bottom edge, silver titles to the spine in a neatly price-clipped fine pictorial dustwrapper. A handsome copy of an American classic. "Maclean's book - acerbic, laconic, deadpan - rings out of a rich American tradition that includes Mark Twain, Kin Hubbard, Richard Bissell, Jean Shepherd, and Nelson Algren. I love its sound." New York Times Book Review.. First Edition.

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        A River Runs Through It and Other Stories [First Issue]

      Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine-. True First Printing, one of about 5000 copies (though claims often are made the first run numbered fewer than 2000), with all first-issue points present: no printing history line on copyright page; disagreement between ISBN codes on copyright page and on the rear dust jacket flap (the latter is correct) and "adways" (for "always") on p. 27. 8vo: xiv,217,[1]pp. Publisher's sky-blue cloth, spine lettered in silver, mustard end papers; in matching blue dust jacket, priced $7.95, with woodcut vignette on front and author's photo on back panel. A Fine, bright, tight, unread copy marred only by previous owner's name and address on front fly leaf; in a just about Fine jacket, with very light edge wear and just a degree of fading to the fugitive blue on the spine panel (but white lettering completely legible). A collector's copy of the author's masterpiece (and first book). We lived at the junction of great trout rivers in western Montana, and our father was a Presbyterian minister and a fly fisherman who tied his own flies and taught others. He told us about Christ's disciples being fishermen, and we were left to assume, as my brother and I did, that all first-class fishermen on the Sea of Galilee were fly fishermen.'' Maclean's elegiac meditation on the intricacies of fly fishing, logging, fighting forest fires, playing cribbage and being a husband and father. Two novellas and a short story, the first of which was adapted to film by Robert Redford, with Tom Skerritt, Craig Sheffer, and Brad Pitt. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Original silk-screened poster: Historical Photo-Silkscreen Movie (from the "Calendario" of 1977)

      [San Francisco: Galeria de la Raza, 1976/77], 1977. Original screen-print in silver and black inks, 17-1/2" x 23" (44cm x 58cm). Printed on heavy paper, inscribed in pencil below image: "Para Rachel y Leon whom are a source of inspiration and familyhood. Con amor y corazon / René Yañez," dated 1977. Light bumps and creases at corners; paper slightly toned at extremities; image still clean and bright, Near Fine. & & From the Galeria de la Raza's "Calendario" for 1977. Chicano artists affiliated with the gallery produced these calendars, each consisting of thirteen original screenprints, beginning in the early Seventies. Individual prints were also sold in numbered editions. René Yañez was among the founders of the Galeria de la Raza in 1970, and is credited with being one of the first to popularize the phenomenon of the Día de los Muertos in the United States (a theme much in evidence in the present work). The inscription is to Rachel Romero and Leon Klayman, collaborators in the guerrilla art project The San Francisco Poster Brigade, which operated in San Francisco from about 1977 to 1980.

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