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        Earth Moon. Signed Limited Edition

      London The Rainbow Press 1976. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued and in turquoise slipcase Limited Edition [65/226] Blue leather cover with silver decoration 140mm x 140mm (6" x 6"). 28pp. Illustrations by Ted Hughes. Signed by the poet on the rear limitation page.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Searching for Caleb

      Alfred A. Knopf New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1976. First. Uncorrected proof. Faint bends to the wrappers else very near fine in tall, green wrappers. An exceptionally uncommon proof. Although not marked in any way, this copy is from the distinguished modern first edition collection of Bruce Kahn. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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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        Interview With the Vampire

      NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. hardcover. F/F- 1st edition, 1st printing. Author's first book. Basis for the film starring Tom Cruise. Jacket has horizontal crease along bottom of front panel. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        Enjoying Canadian painting

      General Pub. Co 1976 Hardcover with dust jacket, Like New, clean, tight, unmarked, DJ has some light edge wear 1st Edition ID: mon0000003413

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        Pittori di paesaggio del Seicento a Roma. I(-II).,Roma,Istituto Italiano di Credito Fondiario,1976

      Istituto Italiano di Credito Fondiario 1976 Roma, 1976; 2 voll., pp. 926, ill. b/n col., cm 25x28. italiano

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        Pittori di paesaggio del seicento a Roma, in 2 volumi

      Istituto Italiano di Credito Fondiario 1976 Numerose tavole con descrizione.

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      Grafica Uno 1976 9 incisioni originali a colori a piena e doppia pagina di Sandro Martini realizzate con la tecnica dell'acquaforte, acquatinta e ceramolle. Una poesia di Brandolini D'Adda Carta Vang per l'edizione, Hahnemuhle per la suite, Murillo di Fabriano per la copertina. Gli esemplari in numerazione romana contengono la suite delle 9 incisioni Ottimo (Fine)

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        Homage to Sextus Propertius

      M'Arte 1976 Sette acqueforti originali di Fausto Melotti, numerate e firmate (cm 29,5x20). Un testo inedito di Archibald Mac Leish, "De Venetian Grave", con firma autografa dell'Autore ed uno di Donald Gallup, "Ezra Pound: a note on his life and works". Facsimile del manoscritto originale con firma autografa a matita di Pound. Traduzione italiana di Roberto Sanesi, francese di Don Sauver Paganelli, tedesca di Georg Luck. Premessa di Luigi Majno. Un fotoritratto del Poeta di Henri Cartier-Bresson. Con le quadricomie degli antichi manoscritti properziani stampate dall'Istituto Grafico Bertieri di Milano, applicate in tavole Immagini e testi Edizione composta in carattere Garamond da Ruggero Olivieri, Milano e stampata dalla Tipografia Stefanoni, Lecco su carta a mano della Filicarta di Brugherio. Incisioni tirate da Franco Sciardelli, Milano. Legatura di Ennio Torri, Milano Ottimo (Fine)

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        Interview With The Vampire.

      , New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1976.. . First edition of the author's first book and the first book in the Vampire Chronicles series. Bound in quarter black cloth with black paper boards and title stamped in gilt on the spine. Gold foil dust jacket has a few minute wrinkles at extremeties, a few scratches and a small indentation on the spine, otherwise fine, no tears. Book is fine. Should be seen.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Etoiles noires; Avant-propos de Henri Alexis Baatsch. Avec une litographie de Meret Oppenheim.

      Michel Cassé, Paris, 1976. Not paginated (c. 24 pages). 4to (32,5 x 25 cm). Stiff, printed paper wrappers. Lower corner with a small dog ear. Book plate inside front cover (Lars Laurentii). Printed in 100 numbered copies, this is No. 26. Signed in the colophon by Meret Oppenheim and Solfo Roche. Accompanied with an original litograph in colour signed and numbered by Meret Oppenheim (32 x 22,5 cm). "Cet ouvrage a été tiré à 100 exemplaires numérotés 1 à 100 /.../ Chaque ouvrage est accompagné d´une litographie originale en couleurs, numérotée et signée, de Meret Oppenheim." From the colophon."Méret Oppenheim (6 October 1913 - 15 November 1985) was a German-born Swiss, Surrealist artist, and photographer. Oppenheim was a member of the Surrealist movement of the 1920s along with André Breton, Luis Buñuel, Marcel Duchamp, Max Ernst, and other writers and visual artists. Besides creating art objects, Oppenheim also famously appeared as a model for photographs by Man Ray, most notably a series of nude shots of her interacting with a printing press." Wikipedia

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      Farrar Straus & Giroux, New York, 1976. As New in Fine dust jacket. First Edition. First Printing. Hard Cover. ISBN: 0374236380 Publisher's full white cloth, gilt (gray) lettering on spine. (144) pp. Illustrated with 53 full-page B portraits, 17 B photo illustrations and four multi-panel fold-out photographs. Includes an introductory Essay by Harold Rosenberg. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket. Boldly inscribed and dated ("11-18-76") in pencil by Richard Avedon on the ffep. The volume is in perfect condition, with no marks other than the author's inscription. The dust jacket (now in Mylar) has only the slightest smudge on the rear panel, else as new. AS NEW/FINE. The portraits are of notables of our time, each identified with the sitting date recorded. The portraits include celebrities and artists from the 1950s, 60s and 70s - Marilyn Monroe, William F. Buckley, Igor Stravinsky, the Chicago Seven, Alberto Giacometti, Marcel Duchamp, Marianne Moore, The Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Ezra Pound, the Everly Brothers, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Jean Genet, Truman Capote, J. Robert Oppenheimer, President Eisenhower, and many more. Also included are a final series of eloquent portraits of his dying father, Jacob Israel Avedon, taken between October 1969 and August 1973. This is an impressive retrospective of some of Avedon's finest portraits. A fashion photographer for "Harper's Bazaar" from 1945 to 1965, Avedon became known for his stark images of people in unusual poses, leading to his first book of celebrity portraits, "Observations" (1959). He spent the better part of the 1960s outside the studio, photographing the Civil Rights and Anti-War movements. Leaving "Harper's Bazaar" for "Vogue" in 1966, Avedon has organized several celebrated and controversial exhibitions of his work, including "Avedon: Photographs 1947-1977" and "In the American West, " receiving a national award for visual excellence in 1976. Avedon became the first staff photographer for The New Yorker in 1992. He has won many awards for his photography, including the International Center of Photography Master of Photography Award in 1993, the Prix Nadar in 1994, and the Royal Photographic Society 150th Anniversary Medal in 2003. He died in 2004. It is a masterful collection by the acknowledged master of portrait photography. Quite scarce in this excellent condition and signed by the author. B Photographs. 4to (approx 9 x 12"). (144) pp. Signed by Author

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        The Biblical Etchings of Marvin Hayes: A Catalog to the Exhibition Held at FAR Gallery, November 22, 1976 [With] Early Draft of the Dickey Introduction

      Oxmoor House Inc. Birmingham, Alabama: Oxmoor House Inc.. (1976). First edition. Oblong octavo. Black blind stamped wrappers. Touch of sunning along the spine and a light bump to one corner, near fine. The FAR Gallery catalog for an exhibit of Marvin Hayes's etchings featuring 53 plates of scenes from the Bible. It includes a brief introduction written by poet James Dickey with an editorial note that he is working on the text for a full-length book; a book published the following year as God's Images. [With] it a TLS dated May 20, 1977 from Oxmoor House editor-in-chief, John Logue, to author, Peter Taylor soliciting his comments on Dickey's text for God's Images [with] 46 pages of Xerox copies of Dickey's typed manuscript introduction ("2nd draft"), the majority of the text with scattered differences from the final published version throughout. An interesting collaboration between a noted artist and writer further enhanced by its connection to a Taylor, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Southern author. .

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        Charity Poster of 'Earl "The Pearl" Monroe.'

      Amsterdam, 1976. unbound. very good(+). Neiman, Leroy.. Signed at bottom in pencil. Poster reproduction. 34.75'' x 25.75''. Very good(+). Original 1976 print of New York Knick Great Earl "The Pearl" Monroe. No lithographs of this work exist, but Neiman signed unframed copies at a Sloan Kettering fundraiser in 1977 for those patrons who pledges $1,000 or more. Leroy Neiman (1921-2012), is a New York City artist best known for his surrealist style in portraying action scenes involving sport, entertainment, and political subject. This is a nice example of his work with an interesting provenance.

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        The History of the Tale of Peter Rabbit: Taken Mainly from Leslie Linder's A History Of the Writings of Beatrix Potter Together with the Text and Illustrations from the First Privately Printed Edition

      NY: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., 1976. Previous owner's inked name/date on ffep, inked notes on pg.63. Otherwise clean and tight. Lightly bumped corners, light shelf wear to binding, very light character soiling to upper corner of rear cover. 63pp.. Illustrated Cloth. Very Good+. Illus. by 8 Color Plates/Black and White Text Illustrations. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover.

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        Pai Wen P'ien or The Hundred Questions; a dialogue between two taoists on the macrocosmic system of correspondence.: Translated by Rolf Homann.

      First Edition. Religious Texts Translation Series Volume Four. Bound in publisher's original stiff yellow wrapper. Original Wraps. Book condition: Fine condition

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Heart of Aztlan

      SIGNED, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING (stated "First Printing", no other printings listed) Berkeley, Editorial Justa Publications, December 1976. Signed in my presence by Anaya directly on the Title Page, no inscription. Dust Jacket is Very Good, Bright, no fading, light edge wear and small chip and tear at top of the spine. Red Cloth Boards with Gilt Lettering Fine, no wear, no blemishes. Text Block Tight and Clean, no marks. Binding Tight and Square. Not remainder marked. Not ex-library. A Fine Signed copy in a Very Good jacket of the author's second novel. Books are Carefully Packed and Shipped Daily with Delivery Confirmation from Dry, Smoke-Free shop. Complete Satisfaction Guaranteed.

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      NY: Random House, 1976. First edition, first prnt. Inscribed by Levin on the front free endpage to Random House copy editor Bert (Bertha) Krantz aprx one month before publication. "1/29/76 Dear Bert, I hope your enjoy this. Best Wishes, Ira." Tight copy with faint beginning toning on the bottom board edges and very light rubbing on the bottom edge of spine cloth; dustjacket with minimal shelfwear and beginning interior toning on the edges (not apparent on the outside). Very Good condition in a Very Good dustjacket with an archival cover. During her career Krantz worked with many of Random House's A llst authors including Ellison, McCarthy, Michener, Warren, et al.. Inscribed & Dated by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers.  Association Copy.The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

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        Taxi Driver Typescript

      [NY]: [Bantam]. [1976]. Partial typescript for Elman's novelization of the Paul Schrader screenplay for the classic Martin Scorcese film, ranked 52nd on the American Film Institute's top films of all time. Approximately 75 typescript pages total, about evenly split between multiple reworkings of the first eight pages and the final 13 pages, with five drafts of the first page alone. Approximately nine pages from the middle of the book. Most pages are ribbon-copy; some are carbon typescript; only 13 pages are photocopy. The majority of the pages bear extensive holograph corrections in Elman's hand, showing a labored, almost pained attempt to do justice to the Schrader screenplay, a copy of which is also included, with an additional 19 revision pages of its own. Accompanied by a typed letter signed by Paul Schrader to Elman (although apparently after the fact as it is written on "American Gigolo" stationery and dated 1980), transmitting a copy of the 1974 script and saying that he "subsequently did more work on the script, but this is a fair representation of what was intended." Also included is a cassette tape labeled "Taxi 2," on which Elman dictates portions of his novelization. Elman's pages are in a variety of conditions: some are wrinkled and edgeworn; some are on acidifying paper; some are fine. The screenplay is near fine; the revisions are heavily coffee-stained but entirely legible. Elman studied writing at Stanford with Yvor Winters and wrote a number of novels, several books of nonfiction and reportage, and published four poetry collections. His novelization of Taxi Driver, one of the greatest films of the last century, was clearly a more literary undertaking than most such novelizations are. Also included, for reasons unknown to us, is one page of lyrics of an Australian folk song. A unique archive pertaining to a great film. . First Edition.

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        Paul Delvaux Graphic Work

      Rizzoli International New York, New York: Rizzoli International. 1976. First. First edition. Fine in Near Fine dustwrapper. Plastic jacket is also in near fine condition. Dustwrapper and frontis are original lithographs .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      New York Evanston San Francisco London: Harper & Row Publishers New York, Evanston, San Francisco, London: Harper & Row, Publishers,. [1976]. cloth-backed boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with touch of shelf wear to spine. ends, several tiny rubbeed spots on the front panel, and tiny closed. tear to upper right corner. (#135665). First edition. Winner of the 1977 Hugo award for best novel. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II- 1248. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2469- 73.

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        Interview With The Vampire.

      . First edition of the author's first book and the first book in the Vampire Chronicles series. Bound in quarter black cloth with black paper boards and title stamped in gilt on the spine. Gold foil dust jacket has a few minute wrinkles at extremeties, a few scratches and a small indentation on the spine, otherwise fine, no tears. Book is fine. Should be seen.

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        a most curious invention of the gaga yogi. (Multiple).

      7,4x10,6x8 cm. Holzkasten, gefüllt mit Nägeln, auf dem Holzkastendecke eine aufgeklebte transparente Kunststoffschachtel, gefüllt mit einem Nagel. Jouval 66. - Andersch 46. - Vlg. 25 Jahre Edition Hundertmark. - In der Reihe der Kastenobjekte der Edition Hundertmark der "47. Karton". - Nr. 64 von 100 Exemplaren. - Im Kastendeckel mit handschriftlichem Titelschild, signiert von Robert Filliou, die Unterseite des Holzkasten datiert und numeriert.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein Buchantiquariat]
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      22x31 cm. 80 n.n. S. Zeichnungen. Originalleinwand mit Schutzumschlag. Originalausgabe. - 1/200 numerierten und signierten Exemplare. Die Assoziationszeichnungen von David Weiss spielen mit den traditionellen Bildelementen der Comixzeichnung ohne jedoch den provozierten Erwartungen des Betrachters zu entsprechen. Zwischen der Projektion des Betrachters und der Präsentation des Künstlers entsteht ein Spannungsfeld. David weiss leistet damit wesentliche Vorarbeit für das spätere Schaffen von Fischli / Weiss.

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        Sei Poesie e sei Disegni all'Acquaforte

      (Verona: Franco Riva, 1976). Folio. 37pp., + (6)ff. plates. One of 75 copies, signed by the poet. Six poems by the Italian poet and Nobel Laureate Eugenio Montale, accompanied by six full-page etchings in sanguine of drawings by the poet. Several of the illustrations depict seaside scenes from the poet’s journal, drawn in a carefree style. A lovely production from an Italian private press, part of the series “I Poeti Illustrati.” Bound in full vellum, gilt-stamped on the front cover with the publisher’s insignia. Gilt to spine, with a red morocco label bearing the author’s name. Housed in a slipcase covered in marbled paper. Slipcase is beginning to crack along one side, else fine.

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        Your Day in the Barrel (Signed First Edition)

      Atheneum 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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        Les Passementeries Horribles

      Albondocani Press New York: Albondocani Press. 1976. First. First edition. Stapled wrappers. Some wrinkling from dampstaining, a good copy. Copy letter C of 26 lettered copies Signed by Gorey, the signature is slightly feathered. .

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        Doorways in the Sand

      Harper & Row New York: Harper & Row. 1976. First. First edition, with the correct edition statement and number line sequence. The slightest bit cocked, else fine in fine dustwrapper with a tiny tear. A fresh copy of this scarce novel that was nominated for both the Hugo and Nebula Awards. .

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        Wild Flowers of America. Together with Birds of America and Dolls and Doll Houses

      (N.p.), 1976. Three volumes. 22pp.; (14)ff.; (16)ff. With hand-colored illustrations by Amanda Goldman. The first title contains pictures of columbine, water lily, larkspur, and other species. The second volume features vibrant renditions of the chickadee, owl, and other birds. Dolls and Doll Houses is separated into two parts, representing the two different subjects. The illustrations are brightly colored, with each doll or house titled and dated. All three volumes are bound in patterned-paper boards with paper labels to the front cover. Birds shows a couple of tiny spots to the cover and rear pastedown; Dolls with small spots of staining to one leaf, else fine; Wildflowers with a mostly-concealed closed tear in the paper along the outer rear hinge, else about fine. A scarce set. (Wild Flowers: 1 1/8 by 7/8, 28x22mm; Birds: 1 1/16 by 15/16, 27x23mm; Dolls: 1 1/8 by 7/8, 28x22mm).

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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

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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.

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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.

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        Humboldt's Gift

      The Viking Press New York: The Viking Press. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED by SAUL BELLOW on title page; winner of the 1976 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Humboldt's Gift also strongly contributed to Bellow being awarded the 1976 Nobel Prize for literature. New York: The Viking Press, 1975. Original cloth, original dust jacket. Book in exceptional condition, dust jacket bright and clean and only the slightest toning to the spine, much less than usual. Very light occasional wear to extremities. An outstanding copy.

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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.

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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)

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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.

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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)

      [Bookseller: Libros con Historia]
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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."

      [Bookseller: University Archives ]
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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 .

      [Bookseller: Authors & Artists]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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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."

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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