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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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        Geography III

      Farrar Straus and Giroux New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. (1976). First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper with very slight wear. Laid in is a complimentary slip from the publisher sending the book at Bishop's request. From the library of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Peter Taylor and his wife, the National Book Award-nominated poet Eleanor Ross Taylor, with the latter's ownership signature on the front free endpaper. .

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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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        [Broadside]: Scenic

      Andrew Hoyem San Francisco: Andrew Hoyem. 1976. First. Broadside. Decorations by Valenti Angelo. Approximately 9" x 12". Fine with very slight wear. One of 150 copies prepared to present to members of the Roxburghe Club. One of the scarcer Updike broadsides. .

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        BRUTUS KILLED CAESAR

      The Emily H. Davis Art Gallery of the University of Akron with the cooperation of the Sonnabend Gallery New York and The Ohio S Akron Ohio: The Emily H. Davis Art Gallery of the University of Akron with the cooperation of the Sonnabend Gallery, New York and The Ohio State University, Columbus,, (1976). First ed. Baldessari, John. 4 x 10 3/4 inches, (35) pp., photo-illustrated. Spiral bound printed wrappers. Fine. John Baldessari, born National City, California, 17 June 1931, is well known for using disparate elements of everyday life in his photographically generated works of art. In this, one of his earliest printed artist's books he juxtaposes three images in a linear format using two photographic portraits of a younger and older man facing each other with a photograph of a common household object between them. Each leaf repeats the same portraits but illustrated a different "murder weapon"; a kitchen knife, a wooden board, a magnifying glass, a book of matches, pushpins, etc.Baldessari lives and works in Santa Monica, California.

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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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        Imperial Earth

      Harcourt Brace Jovanovich New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. (1976). First. First edition. Slight tape shadows on the front fly, near fine in fine dustwrapper. The tape shadows are from a laid-in (and formerly attached) printed card "With the compliments of the Author" Inscribed in the card by Arthur C. Clarke to his protege, one-time secretary, and longtime friend Ian Macauley; "Dear Ian -- believe it or not, I started writing this only three years after Islands in the Sky! All the best, Arthur." The card exhibits some small corresponding tape stains. Macauley was the dedicatee of Clarke's first published hardcover novel, Islands in the Sky, and was an award-winning New York Times journalist. He also edited Clarke's book of collected essays, Greetings, Carbon-Based Bipeds! (2000). Clarke wrote the last chapter of Childhood End, while visiting Macauley in Atlanta, where he was reportedly greatly influenced by their discussions. A nice association copy of this science-fiction novel. .

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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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        THE PRODUCTION OF NINETEENTH CENTURY COLOUR ILLUSTRATION.

      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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        Old North Church: THE ORIGINAL DRAWING, pencil on board, for this famous 1976 lithograph (Stuckey 366)

      n.p ca. 1976 n.p, ca. 1976. Image size 16 x 11-3/4 inches. . Matted. Stuckey, The Lithographs of Stow Wengenroth, 366 . A bold rendering of the church front interior, probably done in 1976, the year before the distinguished artist's death. Originally squared for reproduction, these lines have been largely erased. On verso is a preliminary study in reverse, and that of another image, evidently the offset from a tracing

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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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        Distortions

      Alfred A. Knopf New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1976. First. First edition. Quarto. Edited by Nicolas Ducrot. Introduction by Hilton Kramer. Fine in near fine dustwrapper with a wrinkle in the lamination of the front panel. .

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        Interview with the Vampire

      Alfred A. Knopf New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. FIRST EDITION of the first novel of Anne Rice's celebrated Vampire Chronicles. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. Octavo, original half-cloth over paper boards, original dust jacket. A fine copy with only the slightest wrinkling at dust jacket spine tips. Rare in this condition.

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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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        GATHERING THE TRIBES

      New Haven: Yale University Press 1976 New Haven: Yale University Press (1976). 1st edition, full brown cloth, with illustrated dust jacket. A pristine copy of the author's celebrated first book. Selected as Volume 71 in the Yale Series of Younger Poets. A five page Foreword by Stanley Kunitz, who comments: "Her imagination, animated by a generous life-force, is at once passionate and tribal." A bright, fine copy in complete (not price clipped) jacket.

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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.

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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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        DIE DROSSEL 16 CIRCANNUAL

      Berlin: Published by the Artist June 1976. 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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        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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        THE SURVIVAL OF THE BARK CANOE. Signed

      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.

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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.

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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. .

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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.

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        Zokushin

      Yokohama: Ottos Books Company Yokohama: Ottos Books Company, 1976. First Edition. Square quarto. With an essay entitled "Gods of the Earth" by Goichi Matsunaga and translated into English. 103 black and white images. Tsuchida's odd documentation of Japanese folk customs and religious ceremonies, although one wouldn't necessarily glean that from looking at the pictures. Reprinted in 2004, this book has always been on the cusp of wider collectibility. (Aperture 192-195). Light offsetting to the front end paper, barest hint of foxing, else fine in a fine jacket, fine publisher's slipcase. Uncommon without more significant foxing.

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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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        A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT AND OTHER STORIES

      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.

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        BROKEN SPOKE

      1976. 1. GOREY,EDWARD. THE BROKEN SPOKE. NY: Dodd Mead (1976). Oblong 8vo (7 5/8 x 5 1/4"), pictorial boards, fine in fine dust wrapper and slip case. 1st edition. LIMITED TO 250 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY GOREY. Full page illustrations on every other page. Great copy. Toledano A63b.

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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.

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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".

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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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. .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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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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        SCENIC

      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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