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        Interview with the Vampire

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. First edition. 372pp. Black cloth with black paper boards, gilt spine lettering. Fine in Fine unclipped ($8.95) dust jacket. Just a bit of creasing to head of jacket and three small spots of foxing to fore edge; internally clean and bright. An excellent example of the fragile gold dust jacket, which usually exhibits all sorts of wear.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      Rare Original Flyer Advertising a Music Performance by Blues Legend JIMMY REED at the WEST DAKOTA CLUB in Berkeley California, July 7 & 8, 1976. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by JIMMY REED "Jimmy Reed" / "To the Boss". Original signed flyer on blue paper, measures 8 1/2" x 14". GOOD CONDITION: light wear from age and handling, pinholes at the corners, pinhole with 1/2" chip/tear at upper corner (probably from being pulled off wall), and one horizontal fold. Jimmy Reed's signature is strongly penned in dark blue ink, the inscription starts strong but the ink fades (the pen probably ran out of ink) but is still legible. Scarce. Mathis James "Jimmy" Reed (1925-1976) Important American Blues Musician and Songwriter, notable for bringing his distinctive style of blues to mainstream audiences. Reed is an archetype of the genre, born in the rural Mississippi Delta, he is considered one of the most influential blues musician of his era. He was posthumously inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1980, and into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991. Jimmy Reed's blues standards include "Ain't That Lovin' You Baby," "Big Boss Man," "Bright Lights Big City," "Honest I Do," and "Baby What You Want Me to Do." Reed placed 11 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 pop charts and a total of 14 on the R&B charts. Many of his songs have been covered by blues, rock and roll, and pop artists including the Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, Buddy Guy, B.B. King, the Grateful Dead, the Yardbirds, Charlie Rich, Lou Rawls, Tom Petty, Hank Williams, Jr., and his unique sound directly influenced Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, the Animals, Stevie Wonder, Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, the Eagles, Crosby Stills Nash and Young, Slim Harpo, and others. Reed's career was hampered by health and drinking problems. He died on August 29, 1976 in Oakland, California while on a West Coast comeback tour that included venues like the West Dakota Club in Berkeley, the Bodega in San Jose, and the Savoy Tivoli in San Francisco. He was only 50 years old, just one week before his 51 birthday. Berkeley's The West Dakota Club, 1505 San Pablo Avenue (former site of The New Orleans House) was a popular 1970's venue where iconic musicians such as Bo Didley, Steve Miller, Norton Buffalo, Roadhog, Boz Scaggs, John Cipolinna, Les Dudek, Joe Henderson, Queen Ida, Johnny Charles Burris, Charlie Musselwhite, Bonnie Raitt, and many others performed. Grayson Street, the opening act for Jimmy Reed, was a 1970's East Bay band fronted by blues saxophonist Terry Hanck. From the collection of the late Peter Howard, noted antiquarian book dealer, and owner of Serendipity Books, legendary Berkeley bookstore, now closed. Good .

      [Bookseller: Blank Verso Books]
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        Art and Artefacts of the Pacific, Africa and the Americas, The James Hooper Collection

      London: Hutchinson, 1976. Good hard cover / No dust jacket, An ex-university library copy with stamps-stickers-card pouch, Blue cloth boards, 487 pp, 257 plates, Moderate rubbing to board edges and spine ends, Firmly bound with solid hinges, Slight tanning to outer page edges, Internally clean with NO markings. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-Library.

      [Bookseller: JPollard Bookseller]
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      NY: Harper & Row, 1976. First edition, first prnt. Signed by Goodwin on the title page. Laid-in are 2pp of emails between Goodwin and her correspondent, Terence Trout. Four emails are from Trout and four from Goodwin in which they discuss meeting for dinner, Goodwin's husband, Richard Goodwin and his play about Galileo and Goodwin's reference to Abraham Lincoln ("...still roaming around with Abraham Lincoln"). The last email. dated "May 17, 2009," contains an attached photo of Traut and his wife with Goodwin at the eventaul dinner they had planned for. Beginning toning on spine cloth, thin remainder stripe on the topedge; dustjacket with corners just touched. Bright copy in Very Good condition in a Very Good dustjacket with an archival cover. Terence Traut is the President and CEO of Entelechy, Inc. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Association Copy.The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

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      (GUSTON, PHILIP). Ashton, Dore. YES, BUT...: A CRITICAL STUDY OF PHILIP GUSTON. New York: The Viking Press, 1976. First Edition. Small 4to. Cloth Over Boards in Jacket. Artist Monograph. Fine/Near Fine. 206pp, profusely illustrated in b&w and color. With a bibliography. "Yes, But..." is Dore Ashton's insightful study of the life and work of Philip Guston. At the time of it's publication it was only the second Guston monograph, and the first to deal with the iconoclastic late Abstract Expressionist's turn to quirky representational imagery. A bright, most handsome example of the exceedingly uncommon 1976 hardbound Viking first edition of this seminal work in a neatly price-clipped dust jacket. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 0-670-79388-4 Inventory Number: 025641

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Call It Sleep

      New York: Cooper Square Publishers, 1976. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine. SIGNED. 599pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] in dark red cloth with gilt-stamped spine, no jacket. Signed and inscribed by Roth on half-title: "To D--- P---, with best wishes, Henry Roth, Albq [Albuquerque] July 1990."Roth's Depression-era novel met with a lukewarm reception when it was originally published in 1934, but enjoyed a critical resurgence beginning with its reprinting in the '60s. The coming-of-age story of a young Jewish immigrant to New York, "Call It Sleep" is now regarded as a modern masterpiece.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA ]
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        Some Swell Pup or are You Sure You Want a Dog ?

      New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1976. SIGNED by Author and Illutrator Maurice Sendak at the bottom of the title page. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, lightly rubbed at the tips. A quite lovely copy, and SCARCE SIGNED by Sendak. . SIGNED. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Sendak, Maurice.

      [Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books]
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        Teatral'no-Koncertnaja Moskva = Theatrical-Musical Moscow

      Moscow: Moskovskaja Pravda, 1976. 8vo. illus. Very Good. Issues 3, 5-6, 12-13, 15-24, 28-34, 39-40 of 40 weekly issues. 28 issues in total.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Un transparent. Avec une gravure originale de Laurent Debut, en deux états, le texte manuscrit autographe du poème signé par l'auteur et la matrice du bois gravé.

      Dijon, éditions Brandes, 10 mars 1976. - 12,5 x 17 cm, 16 p. + 2 ff. ms, 8 p. + 5 p. En ff. couv. imprimée à rabats. Edition originale, tirage limité à 37 exemplaires numérotés, un des 12 de tête sur Vélin de Rives (avant 25 sur Ingres). Exemplaire n°1 de l'éditeur, avec un bois gravé original justifié et signé b.d. de Laurent Debut, tiré à 15 exemplaires, une épreuve d'essai signée et la matrice du même bois, le texte autographe signé du poème au format du livre, une gravure supplémentaire non signée de Laurent Debut avec un extrait du poème, autographe. Réf. bibliographiques : Catalogue de la bibliothèque de Laurent DEBUT (1953-2014) poète, plasticien, typographe et éditeur de Brandes, 2015. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: SOLSTICES RARE BOOKS]
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      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1976 - First edition. Hardcover. First printing. Introduction by Hilton Kramer. A beautifully printed collection of Kertesz's long fascination with the nude as seen thru the prism of a mirror that caused distortions to occur. Includes 120 images. A fine and tight copy in a very near fine dust jacket with some very minute wear. A much nicer than usual copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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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 folds, 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 fundraising 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 Off-Broadway cast of Women Behind Bars. Scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects - 10 vols.

      New York: AMS Press, Inc., 1976. Reprinted from the London edition of 1912-14, "newly translated by Gaston Du C. De Vere with five hundred illustrations"--Plain turquoise cloth binding with aqua endpapers, no djs. All are nf but for a few bumped corners. Shipping this set will require extra charges.. Facsimile. Hard Cover.

      [Bookseller: Page One, Too; Antiquarian Books]
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        Eldridge Cleaver autographed draft for his speech titled "No Money"

      California, c. 1976. 5" x 7". "Single page of draft notes, recto and verso, written in preparation for his speech titled ""No Money,"" c. 1976, 5"" x 7"", boldly scripted in graphite entirely in the hand of Eldridge Cleaver. Near fine with a small newspaper clip showing a title of ""Eldridge Cleaver urges reform of banks, democratic system"" and accompanied by a near fine unused, but addressed envelope, with the printed return address of ""Cleaver for Congress …"", and embellished with a US flag, 9.5"" x 4"". Additionally accompanied by a small color photo depicting Cleaver in a casual setting sitting on a couch.A scarce page of notes scripted entirely in the hand of Eldridge Cleaver. Composed circa 1970s, with anti-communistic sentiments, this draft was mostly composed around the time Cleaver was returning from 7 years of self imposed exile as a fugitive as a result of jumping bail in 1968 when he was facing charges of attempted murder. His seven exiled years as a fugitive had Cleaver living in Algeria, Cuba and France, along with trips to North Vietnam, North Korea and the Soviet Union. Previously enamored with communist life and philosophy, Cleaver ultimately soured to it. Originally everywhere he went he was wined and dined by the Communists. However, while in these countries Cleaver began to see that they were not “workers paradises” as he had been led to believe. He saw the bone-crushing poverty. He saw that people had no freedom of speech whatsoever. They were, for all practical purposes, SLAVES. Those who dared to demonstrate for more money and better living conditions were mowed down. Cleaver became disillusioned with Marxist-Leninist-Socialism. Realizing that everything he had believed in and fought for was false, he suffered a nervous breakdown while in Paris and was on the brink of suicide. He got in touch with the FBI and said he wanted to come home and he was ready to stand trial and accept whatever judgment the law decided he owed society in order to reinstate himself and to erase his criminal past. These phenomenal handwritten notes were composed in preparation for his speech which he called ""No Money"", which questioned the fairness of our own government , our economic system, and placed a microscope on how our country takes care of everyone selectively, with racial bias. His fluid movement from embracing communism to his disenfranchisement is highlighted by his comment: ""I visited these communist and revolutionary countries to study their development plans (and) to examine how the people felt about the government and how the government treated the people … There were always two sides - the government's and the peoples. There was a rosy picture (from) the government and a picture of misery and dejection from the point of view of the people""From this starting point, his draft speech now reaches to his concern with what he sees as the economic reality within the United States, highlighting perhaps that our government is also not beyond reproach, and also turns a blind eye to those in need, and worse completely ignores the black community. His incredibly scripted notes are shown in full below:""No MoneyThey always tell us there's no money for us! Yet they're able to come up with money overnight, millions, for refugees, for covert CIA operations, for overt military action, for flood relief, to pay off Poland debts - but nothing for blacks. We must turn this situation around. We must use our political power to crack this economic nut. There's no reason why - except the list below - Kwame (illegible) said ""Seek ye first The Political Kingdom …"" This new class is so Petty, brutal, and oppressive that the people all over the world are rising up against Communism.""A fantastic, scarce, and highly revealing autographed page, by Eldridge Cleaver during a highly charged period of our recent history, and a perfect example of his famous quote, “If you are not a part of the solution, you are a part of the problem.” Accompanied by a great casual photo of himEldridge Cleaver was a leader of the Black Panthers who, because of his many crimes, was often in prison where he wrote “Soul on Ice”, a commentary on prison life and racism in America which became an international best-seller and was basically the “manifesto” of the Black Nationalist Movement in America and abroad. In “Soul on Ice” Cleaver described his metamorphosis from rapist and drug-dealer to Malcolm X apostle to Marxist revolutionary, who became, virtually overnight, one of the leading exponents of “black liberation” in America."

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      Graz 1976 - Two volumes. 504 pages, 198 pages of b/w drawings, 8 pages of color drawings, 67 smaller b/w drawings, 1 map, 1 photographs. Cloth covers, folio size (11" x 14 1/2"). These two spectacular volumes provide more information than any other publications on the individual motifs and decorative qualities of Mexican Indian textiles. The systematic survey of designs is a compilation of the different design elements of 35 ethnic groups in Mexico; the illustrations are splendid, and the text is scholarly yet eminently readable. The two volumes, in an edition limited to 200 copies, comprise the most important work published on Mexican Indian textile design motifs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Susan Meiselas: Carnival Strippers

      New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1976. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Very Good minus hardcover with a moderately severe bump to the bottom edge of one board, a light bump at the same place to the other board, and a light bump to two tips, otherwise, near fine with only light evidence of handling, in a Good+ dust jacket with rubbing/chips at the extremities, a one-inch by half-inch chip at the crown, and a 3 inch tear/crease and a couple of small tear/creases to the back panel. Silver laminated cloth-bound hardcover with title debossed on front and spine. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. For three years in the early 1970s, Meiselas spent her summers photographing and interviewing women who performed striptease for small town carnivals in New England, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina. As she followed the shows from town to town, she portrayed the dancers on stage and off, photographing their public performances as well as their private lives, and in the process, brought a hidden world to public attention. Meiselas' first book, which led to her membership in the Magnum photo agency. Photographs, text, and transcripts of interviews with the subjects by Susan Meiselas. SIGNED BY MEISELAS on the half title and dated in 1999; no inscription. 150 pages; 73 full-page b&w illustrations; 10.5 x 9 inches. See: Roth, Book of 101 Books, p.238-239; Open Book, p.312-313; Auer, Book of 802 Photo Books, p.599; From Fair to Fine: 20th Century Photography Books That Matter, p.50.

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        Indian Tribal Series; 40 Volumes and Four folders in slipcases holding ten coins each

      Indian tribal Series, Phoenix 1976 - Forty volumes. Blue paperbacks. Spines show a bit of sun-fading. Interiors are all very nice. Each volume numbered and signed by the particular tribal leader. Limited to 15,000 copies of which these are copy numbers #7889. The books and its companion pure silver Coin-medal are issued to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the White Mountain Apache Reservation. There are also four separate coin holders in slipcases. (14" x 10") Each holding 10 coins (in plastic holders) for each of the tribes that were commemorated. With a total of 40 coins. The Papago People, The Apache People (Coyotero), The Sioux People, The Havasupai People, The Coushatta People, The Yakima People, The Modoc People, The Potawatomi People (Citizen Band), Oneida People, Quapaw People, The Chitimacha People, The Ponca People, The Paiute People, The Kalispel People, The Anishinabe of the Minnesota Chippewa,(Small stain top of front cover.) The Three Affiliated Tribes, The Creek People, The Chickasaw People, The Kaw People, The Comanche People, The Navajo People, The Cherokee People, The Florida Seminole People, The Walapai People, The Otoe-Missouria People, The Pawnee People, The Osage People,The Southern Ute People, The Eskimo People of Savoonga, The Kenaitze People, The Ottawa People, The Kickapoo People, The Crow People, The Narragansett People, The Hopi People, The Cocopah People, The Mescalero Apache, The People Called Wichita, The Seneca People, The Choctaw People. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Midway Book Store (ABAA)]
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        Punk [Complete]

      New York: Punk Publications, 1976. 4to, first two issues in folded tabloid format, and subsequent issues offset printed and saddle-stapled into cover wraps. Issues 1-8, 10-12, and 14-17 (Numbers 9 and 13 were not published), the D.O.A. filmbook, issued as Punk Special #1, along with a poster for the film, and the #0 issue which was published in the February, 1977 issue of High Times. A complete run of one of the influential punk and underground comics zine, which documented the early days of the New York first wave punk scene. Holmstrom, known for illustrating the cover of two Ramones records, was also later a car- toonist for Mad Magazine. The first issue struck a truculent tone early on with an infamous interview with Lou Reed in the first number partially drawn as a cartoon. Subsequent issues also included early cartoon work by Peter Bagge, Bobby London, and others, and excellent photography by Roberta Bayley. All issues near fine to fine, a remarkably well-preserved set.

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        Diccionario enciclopédico de la Masonería

      Editorial del Valle de México. 1976 - Masonería. Historia de la masonería. Diccionario enciclopédico Organizaciones y movimientos esotéricos, secretos o semisecretos. Enciclopedias. (061.236.6(031)) Editorial del Valle de México. México D.F. 1976. 22 cm. 5 v. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial estampada. 43G [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      NY: Delacorte, 1976. First edition, first prnt. Limited issue of 250 numbered copies signed by Vonnegut on the limitation page. Copy #102. Blue full-cloth. All edges gilt. Issued without dustjacket. Slipcase with foil label. Slipcase with faint toning on two edges, minimal rubbing on label; the book is an unread copy in Fine condition.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        Correspondance manuscrite complète d'Henry Miller avec Béatrice Commengé

      - S.n, Pacific Palisades (CA) 1976-1978, 23 pages A4. - Manoscritto autografo firmato, scritto con pennarelli nero, rosso, verde, viola e blu stampati su carta riciclata, con molte aggiunte, correzioni e cancellazioni. 241 pagine, tra cui 238 lamellare e 3 non numerati, formati variabili, principalmente 4to e 8vo unilaterale a volte con annotazioni o collage sul retro, sotto la copertura di salmone con titolo e autografo al montaggio Alex Grall e camicia nera con tag titolo autografo firmato una seconda volta contreplat. Le lamiere forate con occhielli. manoscritto completo della prima versione del Barocco Amore, scritto tra il 18 dicembre 1969 e il 16 giugno 1970, e pubblicato nel mese di aprile 1971 presso René Julliard. Il libro, primo di una trilogia sentimentale che continuerà Ci sono un medico in casa? e L'Angevine, è come un diario. Il suo tema principale, l'amore, è uno dei soggetti preferiti dell'autore. Il narratore, che racconta la sua relazione passionale con una donna piange la morte di sua figlia, gioca con i codici del romanzo, in una lingua truculento e tagliente. Devo ricordarti che le opere di René Fallet, segnata da Rabelais, Molière o Marcel Aymé, ispirati dal loro stile ornato, il film di Michel Audiard, René Clair e Jean Girault? Questo manoscritto, proposto da René Fallet al montaggio Alex Grall, non può essere considerato come un semplice script. Questo è molto più di una creazione plastica che mescola giochi visivi, giochi di parole, collage e disegni (fiori, donne nude, teste grottesche), composto di colore su una moltitudine di carta riciclata. Infatti, Fallet ha raccolto molti fogli di carta intestata (ORTF o la radio belga e televisivi, del Partito comunista francese, edizioni DENOËL o Gallimard, Depeche TV, bicicletta specchio, la squadra, First National City Bank, Francese Corporation Mitologia Intercontinental hotel Düsseldorf ferroviaria nazionale società del Belgio, e altri Ministero degli affari sociali) che utilizza come supporto per il suo manoscritto, creando un effetto grafico e dinamico. Ha anche scritto sul retro di volantini pubblicitari (liquido piatto Paic, tessuti Kleenex), fotografie di stampa originali (Parigi-Roubaix il gruppo nel ciclismo amatoriale, tavolo Wesselmann amatoriali donne nude!), Fotografie di funzionamento film (Fahrenheit 451 di François Truffaut con Julie Christie e Oskar Werner), da copertine di libri (i milanesi uccisi il Sabato dalle Giorgio Scerbanenco, SAS Gérard de Villiers, pensano solo che Georges Wolinski), coperchi I dischi (Avvenga Beatles), di immagini da riviste erotiche o tavole da disegno notizie (Jean-Jacques Sempé). Si arricchisce tutti collages - "Lo studente francese legge molto Camus" - senza dimenticare di installare alcuni ritratti di se stesso, tra cui una fotografia originale con Georges Brassens e un ritratto notevole nudo! Le forme intere immagine volutamente gioiosa, la cultura popolare succosa e caustica a cavallo tra il 1960 e il 1970. Per Fallet, personaggio pittoresco dicendo "tendenza tergicristallo anarchica, da sinistra a destra", prende piacere nel deviare con archetipi humor della modernità (il pin-up, la casalinga, la coppia ideale, sport, ecc), in una mossa che ricorda alcuni movimenti artistici contemporanei ( Pop Art, New Realismo). Il manoscritto presenta varianti importanti con il testo completato. Da un punto di vista strutturale, da un lato, Fallet aver cambiato il taglio dei suoi cento sei capitoli, che vengono poi organizzate in tre parti nella versione pubblicata. Da un punto di vista narrativo, d'altra parte, poiché l'autore gioca con i nomi dei suoi personaggi, ciascuno dei quali è chiamato in vari modi: ad esempio, il marito della eroina talvolta chiamato Jean-Louis, Jean-Claude manoscritto diventano da allora in poi. Inoltre, Fallet riservato suoi margini al fine di registrare le sue correzioni, ma anche per numerare le linee e soprattutto indicare la data di scrittura di ogni passaggio: in modo che possiamo seguire tutti i giorni dal 18 dicembre 1969-16 giugno 1970 avanzata magistrale della sua scrittura. L'ultima foglia, non folioté, è costituito da un elenco di brani rivisto. Infine, il manoscritto rivela che l'ispirazione per questa storia di amore appassionato non è altro che Mette Ivers, illustratrice e lavoro con cui Fallet anche Sempé moglie, il cui nome deriva molto spesso nella parte posteriore delle pagine o nei margini . Stupendo manoscritto straordinariamente composto da René Fallet per creare un oggetto di plastica reale. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Superbe ensemble complet des 17 lettres autographes signées d'Henry Miller et adressées à l'écrivain Béatrice Commengé, auteur notamment de Henry Miller, ange, clown, voyou et traductrice de nombreuses

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      1976. Monte-Carlo, Editions Arts et couleurs 1976. 2 coffrets in-Folio. Le premier coffret d'art "Plein Daim" sable d'or contenant 2 volumes en feuillets sous couvertures rempliées. 148 pages illustrées de 20 sérigraphies originales de Mireille Berrard, dont 4 doubles planches, 9 hors-texte et 7 dans le texte + 1 gouache originale pleine page signée et 1 suite en couleurs des illustrations hors-texte signées. Le second coffret d'art plein tissu moiré sable d'or contenant une décomposition des couleurs de l'une des gouaches pleine page. Tirage limité numéroté à seulement 250 exemplaires. Celui-ci, un des 26 exemplaires de bibliophile numérotés de 8 à 33 et portant le n°16, justificatif signé par l'artiste et le Directeur artistique Joseph Pardo. Une double page en couleurs livrée encadrée n'est pas présente. Complet du certificat d'authenticité signé. L'étui de daim est légèrement décoloré en bord et en dos.

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        Kissinger: The Secret Side of the Secretary of State

      Devin-Adair, 1976. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Signed by Author(s). 1st Printing SIGNED on front endpaper, "Best Regards" Gary Allen. First Printing stated. No other marks or writings, pages bright and clean, binding sound. Dust jacket unclipped, light wear to spine ends and corners, light shelf wear. A Has slip enclosed around book, "This book Personally Autographed by the Author. American Opinion Bookstores."

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        Wyeth at Kuerners

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1976. First edition. Illustrated by Andrew Wyeth. Oblong 4to. Olive buckram. Fine, in very good dust jacket. First edition. Illustrated by Andrew Wyeth. Oblong 4to. Inscribed on half-title to Lincoln Kirstein, "For Lincoln with love - / Betsy." Kirstein, who was on the board of MoMA, met Andrew Wyeth after the museum acquired CHRISTINA'S WORLD in 1948. Wyeth was still largely unknown at that time, and he quickly came to rely on Kirstein for support and honest criticism of his work. "Kirstein appointed himself Wyeth's friend, admirer, mentor, and stern critic - in essence a supersuccessor to NC. [...] Wyeth thinks that in the 1950s he needed Kirstein to push him toward more form in his work, more solidity" (Meryman, p.239, 243). Kirstein, who disdained most abstract art, was essential in providing Wyeth the confidence he needed to continue work in the face of hostile critics who derided his art as sentimental and unsophisticated. Wyeth was fond of quoting Kirstein's dismissive opinion of the critics, "Why do you want approval from those horses' asses?" (ibid, p. 390). Kirstein was a father-figure to two generations of Wyeth artists, and as Andrew's son Jamie developed his own artistic gifts, Kirstein began to transfer his attention to the younger Wyeth. "After posing for nineteen-year-old Jamie, Kirstein more or less shifted his allegiance from Andrew and became Jamie's friend and mentor. Kirstein told Betsy, 'You gave me the only son I ever had'" (ibid, p. 275). Meryman, Andrew Wyeth: A Secret Life (1998)

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Interview With the Vampire

      Raven Books / Macdonald and Jane's Publishers Ltd. 1976 - Interview With The Vampire by Anne Rice. Signed and inscribed by Rice. First UK edition in dust jacket. Publisher: Raven Books, London, (1976). First edition with statement on the copyright page: First published in Great Britain in 1976. Signed and inscribed on the title-page: Stan- Best Wishes Anne Rice. Dust jacket is in fine condition. Jacket is not price clipped with a price of £3.95 net. Binding is in fine condition. Contents clean. 372 pages. Protected by Mylar. Inventory #15-395. Price: $500 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        An account of my hut.

      Pawlet, VT: The Banyan Press, 1976. 8vo (26.5 cm, 10.4"). [30] pp. One of the great classical Japanese essays: Kamo no Ch?mei's H?j?ki, translated into English by Donald Keene and here in an elegantly minimalist fine press limited edition from Claude Fredericks of the Banyan Press. Some describe the work as "the Walden Pond of medieval Japan." This is the => first book-form edition of the translation, following its original appearance in Keene's Anthology of Japanese Literature; three hundred copies were set by hand in Garamond and printed on Masa paper by Fredericks and David Beeken. Original hand-stitched wrappers resembling bamboo grain, with paper label on front wrapper, in paper overlay matching the endpapers; outer overlay with minor edge wear and with small annotation (possibly from publisher) on label. A lovely and uncommon production.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        Jacques Villon und Marcel Duchamp, Décembre 1950. Originalabzug, 40 x 31 cm.

      Nr. 1/3. Tirage en novembre 1976. Von Doisneau vorne voll signiert und von ihm auf der Rückseite betitelt, nummeriert und monogrammiert. Jacques Villon ist der ältere Bruder von Duchamp.

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        Couples: A Short Story

      Cambridge: Halty Ferguson. 1976. Of a total edition of 276 copies, this is copy number 16 of 250 numbered copies signed by the author. Fine in wrappers. This copy is also inscribed by Updike -- he has personalized the signature on the colophon in a different color ink -- and it includes a brief signed note by Updike on the prospectus, with a hand-addressed mailing envelope. By all appearances, Updike informed the collector of the existence of this edition by sending him a prospectus with a note saying "I thought you should be aware of this" and then the collector ordered the book and Updike personalized the signature for him. A mini-footnote to the relatively early years of Updike's being a highly collected author with numerous signed limited editions to his credit, with a glimpse of Updike's active involvement in helping a collector build his collection. First Edition. Softcover. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA ]
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        The Winchester Malory: A Facsimile

      London: Early English Text Society, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Large, thick 4to. First edition. Gilt-lettered cloth boards. Facsimile of the 473-leaf manuscript. Cloth lightly rubbed, else this is a fine copy. Except for the introduction by Ker, the book is comprised entirely of photographs of the celebrated manuscript. The introduction discusses not only the paper and writing, but also the history of the manuscript, 'discovered' in 1934. It was known for at least 100 years prior to that date as a copy of the Morte d'Arthur, but dismissed as a defective copy of the text used by Caxton. In 1934 it was shown that the Winchester manuscript is a separate text from Caxton's, differing in many details. This full photographic reproduction is in black and white, but two plates are printed in red as well, to show the unusual scribal technique of using red ink for certain names and phrases. Uncommon in the first edition. Gaines A25.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        Valenti Angelo. Author. Illustrator. Printer

      San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1976. red cloth spine with printed paper label, orange boards decoratively stamped in blue, with prospectus laid in. Fine. Folio. Profusely illustrated One of 400 copies printed by Andrew Hoyem, hand colored, inscribed and signed by Angelo “this copy is hand-colored by the artist for David Myrick.” With an autograph bill on Valenti Angelo’s letterhead, in envelope, laid in. With prospectus Valenti Angelo’s fiftieth anniversary as a printer is celebrated in this publication. With a bibliography[BCC #154].

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        Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker

      New York: Del Rey / Science Fiction Book Club, 1976 - The rare first hardcover edition, with the code "S27" in the margin of page 183. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Carpe Librum]
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        Incisione a colori, su carta, mm. 540x270 la figura, mm. 700x500 il foglio. Firmata, numerata (59/99) e datata (1976) a matita dall'artista sul margine bianco basso. Timbretto a secco delle Edizioni FL di Roma nell'angolo inferiore sinistro del foglio. Si tratta di una composizione astratta a tre colori.


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        Les mémoires d'un fasciste

      First edition, one of 100 numbered copies on alfa mousse, the only large paper copies after 50 Japon.A very good copy with edges preserved. Jean-Jacques Pauvert Paris 1976 14,5x23,5cm broché

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        New Poems

      New Directions, New York 1976 - First collected edition of Eugenio Montale's poems of the early 1970s, translated into English and introduced by Ghan Singh, published in the wake of Montale's Nobel Prize for Literature in 1975. This edition also includes an essay by critic F.R. Leavis on Xenia, Montale's cycle of poems devoted to his late wife, included here: "For them you were only a myopic / insect lost in the babble / of high society. How ingenuous / of those clever people not to know / it was they who were your laughingstock, / that you could see them even in the dark, / and unmask them with your infallible flair / and your bat's radar." A near-fine copy, boldly signed by Eugenio Montale on the half-title. Octavo, original brown cloth lettered in black, original unclipped pictorial dust jacket. Lightest toning to jacket edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Travel Book

      Arion Press, San Francisco 1976 - Very faint rubbing to boards, otherwise fine in the original orange plexi box and with the prospectus laid in. Signed by Hoyem - one of 200 copies, the 4th book by the press. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Travel & Places; Art & Design. Inventory No: 044482. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      - Monte-Carlo, Editions Arts et couleurs 1976. 2 coffrets in-Folio. Le premier coffret d'art "Plein Daim" sable d'or contenant 2 volumes en feuillets sous couvertures rempliées. 148 pages illustrées de 20 sérigraphies originales de Mireille Berrard, dont 4 doubles planches, 9 hors-texte et 7 dans le texte + 1 gouache originale pleine page signée et 1 suite en couleurs des illustrations hors-texte signées. Le second coffret d'art plein tissu moiré sable d'or contenant une décomposition des couleurs de l'une des gouaches pleine page.Tirage limité numéroté à seulement 250 exemplaires.Celui-ci, un des 26 exemplaires de bibliophile numérotés de 8 à 33 et portant le n°16, justificatif signé par l'artiste et le Directeur artistique Joseph Pardo.Une double page en couleurs livrée encadrée n'est pas présente. Complet du certificat d'authenticité signé. L'étui de daim est légèrement décoloré en bord et en dos. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Helmut Newton: White Women

      New York: Stonehill, 1976. Hardcover. SIGNED. First American edition, first printing. Near Fine cloth-bound hardcover with light soiling along the bottom edges of the boards and light rubbing to one tip in a Near Fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing at the crown and tips and a touch of shelf wear. A very nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Newton's first book of "erotic pictures and everyday portraits." Photographs and text by Helmut Newton; introduction by Philippe Garner; designed by Bea Feitler. SIGNED BY NEWTON on the title page; no inscription. 124 pages; 67 full-page color plates; 9.25 x 12.25 inches. Caption list. See: Daiter, From Fair to Fine 2, p.93.

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        Entrer dans la lumière. Avec trois estampes originales, le texte autographe signé du poème par l'auteur sur un feuillet.

      Dijon, éditions Brandes, 12 mars 1976. - 13 x 17 cm, 18 p. + 2 p. avec e.f., 3 e.f. + ms autog. 1 p. En ff., couv. imprimée à rabats. Edition originale, tirage limité à 70 exemplaires numérotés, un des 20 ex. de tête sur vélin d'Arches avec une eau-forte de J.-B. Lysland tirée par lui sur actes notariés du XVIIIème siècle (avant 50 sur vergé). Celui-ci, enrichi de 3 e.f. signées supplémentaires (pli à l'une) et du texte manuscrit autographe du poème signé et daté par l'auteur. L'exemplaire est signé au colophon. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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