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        Der Ausgestossene

      Raamin Presse 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.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers ]
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        INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE.

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. Octavo, quarter cloth with boards. First edition. The author's first book. The first volume in the "Vampire Chronicles." Barron: Horror Literature 4-250. A fine copy in a nearly fine gold foil dust jacket with a touch of rubbing at head and heel of spine panel and upper corner tips and some faint scratches to front and rear panels.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller]
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        EVEN COWGIRLS GET THE BLUES

      Houghton Mifflin Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine (with a closed tear at the top of the front panel). Signed by Robbins in green ink on the half-title page. His second, and most famous book. Basis for the big screen film (1993). Tells the tale of Sissy Hankshaw, a woman born with a mutation (she would not call it a defect) giving her enormously large thumbs. This novel is a transgressive romp, covering topics from homosexuality and free love to drug use and political rebellion to animal rights and body odor and religions. Sissy makes the most of her thumbs by becoming a hitchhiker.

      [Bookseller: Ed Smith Books ]
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        A PIECE OF MY HEART

      Harper & Row NY: Harper & Row, 1976. First edition, first prnt. Signed by Ford on the title page. Bottom edge spine cloth slightly pushed and nboard edges with beginning toning. Near Fine condition in a Very Good dustjacket that has two small closed tears, minimal edgewear, mostly at the spine bottom edge fold, and shallow creasing on the rear panel upper edge. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA ]
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        The Night

      Aloes Books London: Aloes Books. 1976. First. First edition. Octavo. String-tied red printed wrappers. Fine. Twenty-two poems written alternately by Smith and Verlaine. This is copy number 13 of 22 hand-numbered copies with a Rimbaud piece Signed by Patti Smith bound in. The colophon indicates that there were 25 copies signed by both poets, but Verlaine signed none, and the handwritten limitation seems to indicate that there were 22 copies rather than either the 25 stated, or the 20 we've heard speculated. Rare. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Wall Writing

      The Figures (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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        Die deutsche Räderuhr. Zur Kunst und Technik des mechanischen Zeitmessers im deutschen Sprachraum. Erster Band. Text und Register. Zweiter Band. Katalog und Tafeln.

      München, Verlag C. H. Beck, 1976. Two volumes, X + (2) + 321 + (1); 124 + (1) p. + 1166 photos. Publisher´s cloth without dust jackets. 30 X 22,5 cm

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Röda Rummet AB]
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        Wandlungen.

      4°, 80 ungez. S. durchgehend mit Abbildungen von Zeichnungen, blaues Orig.-Leinen mit weisser Deckelvignette in Orig.-Leinenschuber. Erste Ausgabe.- Eines von 200 nummerierten und vom Künstler im Impressum signierten Exemplaren.- Beiliegt loses Blatt "Subskriptionsangebot" zu diesem Künstlerbuch.- Bereits in diesem Buch kann man die frei assoziierenden Wirkungsketten des Künstlerduos Fischli/Weiss erkennen.- Schuber minimal fleckig, sehr gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Eckert & Kaun GbR]
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        The Thomas Berryman Number

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company. (1976). First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Author's Edgar Award-winning first book. A beautiful copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Tale of the Caliph Stork

      Windhover Press Iowa City, IA: Windhover Press, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Copy 64 from an edition of only 100 numbered copies. Twain's previously unpublished partial translation of this German story. Illustrations by Eleanor Simmons. A very fine copy in orange cloth binding with printed paper label on the front board. A lovely copy of what is one of the more elusive books from this fine press. In the original stiff shipping envelope.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA ]
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        FOUR MEN CALLED JOHN

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd.London: Victor Gollancz, Ltd.,. 1976. boards.. A near fine copy in near fine dust jacket with short closed tear at. lower rear spine fold, some light wrinkles to lower right corner of. rear panel, touch of wear at upper spine end. A scarce book. (#126585). First hardcover edition. This novel was first published as a paperback original in 1964 as THE FOUR JOHNS.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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