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        Jaguar Hunting in the Mato Grosso and Bolivia

      England: Stanwill Press, 1976. First. Wraps. Fine. 194 pp, ill. True FIRST edition. Jaguar hunting with one of the current acknowledged professionals. Orig photographic soft covers. Near fine condition, unusual for this small soft covered book.

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        Théâtre de Corneille avec des commentaires - complet en XII tomes (12tomes, édition rare reliée par Robert Ardant))

      Michel de l'Ormeraie 1976 - Etat de Neuf, dorure sur tranche, en parfaite condition reproduction fidèle du premier tirage de l'édition Gravelot de 1774 limité à 999 exemplaires numéroté de 1 à 999, relié par Robert Ardant à Limoges. Ici exemplaire n°814 (numéroté dans le dernier tome), nervures sur le dos, reliure cuir et dorure sur la couverture [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: crealivres]
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        Your Day in the Barrel

      New York: Atheneum, 1976. First printing. Hardcover. Very near Fine/Fine. 180 pp. Price of $7.95 on front flap of dust jacket. The Author's first book. A few faint traces of foxing to textblock, else Fine.

      [Bookseller: Evening Star Books]
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        William Eggleston's Guide

      Museum of Modern Art 1976 - EGGLESTON, WILLIAM. William Eggleston's Guide, New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1976. Square octavo, first edition, pp. 112, brown pebble-grain leatherette boards with gilt lettering on top and spine, mounted color photo on top. Essay by John Szarkowski. This was the catalog for Eggleston's controversial show at the Museum of Modern Art, which was panned by many critics for its use of color. Considered a breakthrough in photographic art, see Roth pp. 234-5, Parr & Badger v.1 p. 265. They wrote that this show and book 'heralded the birth of colour photography, or more accurately, it marked the moment when it was perceived as artistically respectable.' They add that Szarkowski's essay here is one of his most adroit. Condition of this book: Minor spine slant, age toning at edges. Boards near fine with a few faint areas of rubbing at extremities. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rarities etc.]
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        Dark Shadow: George & Gilbert the Sculptors

      Art For All, 1976. Hardcover. Very Good. Gilbert & George. Signed by Author. London: Art for All, 1976. Limited edition, no. 847 of 2000 issued. Hardcover. 129 pp. Very good. Spine cocked with rippling to the cloth. Signed by Gilbert and George on the signature page at the beginning.

      [Bookseller: Stick Figure Books (ABAA/ILAB)]
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        The Photograph as Symbol

      Mountain View: Jonathan Clark: Artichoke Editions, 1976. [22] leaves, presswork on Fabriano, seven "varnished letterpress reproductions printed by hand from copper engravings," quarter-bound (spine and corners) in beautifully tanned, deeply dyed black goatskin titled gilt over marbled boards, with a reduced-size version of the sixth photo decorating cover in an intaglio cartouche. The slipcase matches: dark blue cloth edges framing marbled sheets with an exquisite small black leather label. 13x9.5 inches; no.60 of 200. Fine book, fine slipcase. Laid in are the letterpress prospectus also decorated with a reduced print (photo the second), a gorgeous 1979 publications list, and two invoices, a standard and a fancy one, the latter a TLs on letterhead announcing that "the Patchen print you wanted" is set aside, these items also fine.

      [Bookseller: Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Penniless Peer

      Hurst & Blackett 1976 - Hardcover; English language; Acceptable jacket; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; Ex-library; ex-library reading copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. For buyers outside the UK we now offer significantly lower rates on our airmail shipping. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        The United States and India 1776-1976

      Embassy of India, Washington, D.C. 1976 - First edition. 222 pp. 4to. Inscribed to Secretary of State Cyrus Vance. INSCRIBED by the author to then Secretary of State Cyrus Vance (1917-2002). Vance occupied the post 1977-1980, succeeding Henry Kissinger. He accompanied President Carter on his historic visit to India in January 1978 (a few months before this inscription) which culminated in the Delhi Declaration, in which the two nations made a strong commitment to global diplomacy and human rights. The visit was crucial in restoring good relations with India following Nixon's tilt toward Pakistan in 1971. Kamath was Washington correspondent for the Times of India from 1969 to 1978. Original blue silk-covered boards, dust jacket. Front hinge over-opened, some minor edgewear to jacket [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Poetry on the Buses: 29 decorative poetry broadsides printed by the Carnegie Mellon University Press

      Carnegie Mellon Univ. Pr, Pittsburgh 1976 - 29 broadsides, each with a unique design and a short poem, including work by Paul Zimmer, Romare Bearden, Ed Ochester, Robert Bly, William Stafford, George Segal and James Welch. Each broadside measures 28 inches wide by 11 tall and is decorated color. Minor soil and edgewear to the margins of a few broadsides, but most are sharp, clean and bright. The broadsides were created with support from the Dept. of Transportation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. In addition to the poets/artists previously mentioned, are: Roberta Mertz, Mark Mentzer, Irene Pasinski, Nicki Adler, Tom Clark, Kristan Hunter, Jon Carsman, Walt Seng, Bruce Carter, Fritz Scholder, Louis Simpson, Francis Esteban, Mary Ellen Scott, Janet Sternburg, Robin Green, Philip Booth, Howard Worner, Charlotte Mandel, Jacob Landau, Anthony Ostroff, John Heinly, Richard Kemble, Sonya Dorman, Robert Mezey, Clarence Carter, Gar Bethel, Harry Holland, , Carol Muskie, Gary Gildner, Marian Bell, Sam Martin, Steve Harding, Nicholas Flocos, Maralyn Polak, Gerard Givnish, Jon Anderson, Milton Shapp, Frances Whyatt, Donald Petesch, Michael Browne. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        In the Ring of the Rise

      1976 - 1976, Crown Books, HB (emerald green quarter leather boards in emerald green slip-case) 184pp, extremely SCARCE Limited Edition SIGNED by Marinaro, this is #141 of 175 signed and numbered copies, Near Fine/Near Fine (quarter-inch by half-inch white spot on front cover, otherwise virtually unopened, slip case a tiny bit rubbed) ISBN0517525860 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jennifer Duncan]
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      London: Methuen Children's Books,, 1976. With Decorations by E. H. Shepard. Octavo. Publisher's deluxe red morocco, titles and pictorial designs to spine and upper board gilt, map endpapers, all edges gilt. With the publisher's slipcase. Illustrations throughout by E. H. Shepard. Fine. Rare presentation copy of the 50th anniversary edition, copy 27 one of 300 numbered copies signed by Christopher Robin Milne on the limitation leaf. This copy has been fulsomely inscribed by Christopher Robin to the winner of "The Hum with Pooh" poetry competition: "Dear Mubina Punjani, this book tells you that you have been awarded First Prize in your age group in The Hum with Pooh Competition. What I would like to add is that I thought your poem the best of all the entries in all the age groups - and some came from people older than Pooh himself. Well done! And I hope you will continue writing poetry. Yours sincerely Christopher Milne". Rare and highly appealing thus.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Winnie-the-Pooh. With Decorations by E. H. Shepard.

      London: Methuen Children's Books, 1976 - Octavo. Publisher's deluxe red morocco, titles and pictorial designs to spine and upper board gilt, map endpapers, all edges gilt. With the publisher's slipcase. Fine. Illustrations throughout by E. H. Shepard. Rare presentation copy of the 50th anniversary edition, copy 27 one of 300 numbered copies signed by Christopher Robin Milne on the limitation leaf. This copy has been fulsomely inscribed by Christopher Robin to the winner of "The Hum with Pooh" poetry competition: "Dear Mubina Punjani, this book tells you that you have been awarded First Prize in your age group in The Hum with Pooh Competition. What I would like to add is that I thought your poem the best of all the entries in all the age groups - and some came from people older than Pooh himself. Well done! And I hope you will continue writing poetry. Yours sincerely Christopher Milne". Rare and highly appealing thus. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Couples: A Short Story

      Cambridge: Halty Ferguson. 1976. First. First edition. Decorated wrappers with applied label. Fine. Copy letter S of 26 lettered copies Signed by the author. Although not called for, also Signed by the printers William and Raquel Ferguson, and dated by them on August 20, 1976. De Bellis and Broomfield A58.a.2. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Man With the Golden Gun.

      Pan Books, London, 1976. A James Bond novel. Film tie-in edition to promote the EON Productions movie of the same name, starring Roger Moore, Brit Ekland and Maud Adams. Paperback, pp.190 + 1 (advertisement), colour card covers. Near fine condition (cheap paper toned as ever). An increasingly uncommon paperback, this copy additionally SIGNED by Roger Moore to upper. Housed in a protective cloth case. The last full-length Bond novel published; basis for the 1974 movie starring Roger Moore as Bond and (Fleming's cousin) Christopher Lee as villain Francisco Scaramanga who, in the novel, is nicknamed "Pistols" Scaramanga. Gilbert A13a (25).

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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      Akron: 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 edition. Baldessari, John. 4 x 10 3/4 inches, (35) pp., photo-illustrated. Spiral bound printed wrappers. Fine, with just the slightest evidence of use along the top edge of the front wrapper at the spiral. 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 artists' 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 illustrates 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.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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        A Travel Book

      San Francisco: Arion Press, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition/Fine. 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.

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books ]
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        Memories and Random Thoughts with Pot Pourri 2 limited editions.

      Privately printed, New York, 1976-1977. Hardcover. Memories and Random Thoughts: Starts off with a short memory of Madame Cure on shipboard journey with Lucy G. Moses in the 1920s. Includes a letter from Madame Cure to Mrs. Moses. Other sections: Hilla von R; Friendly Psychology; Wartime Memory; Chivalry is not Dead; Unknown Chemistry; Various Interpretations of "Prometheus Bound"; How Sad to Have Been a "Has Been"; The Bar on Shipboard; After reading Celeste Albaret's Biography of Proust; The Musical Play "Lost in the Stars"; The Little Girl Who Could not Smile. Limited to 35 copies. Signed by the author. Pot Pourri: Lucy G. Moses. New York Philanthropist. Her donations to Montefiore Hospital, Columbia University, New York University, Carnegie Hall, Central Park conservancy, are well known. She died in 1990 at 103. Limited to 55 copies. Signed by the author. Two books. Fine. * . Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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        Buchstobenfrede: the delight of letters. A collection of quotations from the works of Rudolf Koch

      [Kalamazoo & Toronto]: Private Press & Typefoundry of Paul Hayden Duensing [and] The Aliquando Press, 1976. Edition limited to 150 copies, this copy marked "h/c" (i.e. hors commerce), oblong 8vo, portfolio containing 30 broadsides celebrating Rudolf Koch's words and type, printed in a variety of fonts and on a variety of different paper; portfolio with a printed paper label, publisher's slipcase, also with label. A collaboration between Duensing and William Reuter of the Aliquando Press, with a scratchboard portrait of Koch by William Rueter.

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        The Signature Book of Netsuke, Infro and Ojime Artists in Photographs

      Honolulu: Reed Oublishers, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Line drawings by A. R. H. Canlis.. 4to. 455pp. Illustrated throughout. Embossed paper over boards blocked in silver on the spine and upper board. Decorated endpapers based on a kimono fabric design. Introduction by Neil K. Davey. Contents: Part I: All of the characters occurring in signatures and inscriptions; II: Printed Japanese characters and photographs of artist signatures; iii: Alphabetical listing of artists with examples of their signatures and work. . A fine copy. Inscribed by the author. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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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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        My Love is America, Vote!

      1976. Signed. MAX, Peter. My Love is America, Vote! No place, 1976. Large lithographic poster, measuring 38 by 25 inches, mounted on rigid board. $3200.Striking original Peter Max lithographic poster of “Liberty,” inscribed, “For Karen Radkai, Love Max, 76.” Initiating MaxÂ’s annual July 4th tradition of painting the Statue of Liberty, this lovely work was produced for the 1976 Bicentennial.For the 4th of July, 1976, Peter Max created a special installation and art book entitled Peter Max Paints America, which contained a painting of each of the 50 states— in commemoration of AmericaÂ’s bicentennial. “It was the year Max also began his annual July 4th tradition of painting the Statue of Liberty. In 1982, Max painted six Liberties on the White House lawn, and then personally helped to actualize the statueÂ’s restoration, which was completed in 1986. Max calls himself “AmericaÂ’s own most patriotic artist.” This large, striking lithographic poster was presented by Max to Vogue photographer Karen Radkai, whose volume of work approached that of Irving Penn. She as much as Horst and Penn gave the magazine its distinctive style. Fine condition, with large bold presentation.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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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 .

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        Art and Artefacts of the Pacific, Africa and the Americas, The James Hooper Collection

      Hutchinson, London 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 Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [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.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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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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      Santa Susana Press / California State University 1976 - Small 8vo. Published in an edition of only 12 copies, signed and dated by the author on the title page. This was publisher Herb Yellin's copy and is marked "Presentation Copy" on the colophon page. Fine (issued without dust jacket). An Oates rarity [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lee G. Campbell]
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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]

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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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        Portrait of a Young Attractive Lady

      - Black ink with pigment on card. Unique. 1976. Original drawing in black ink highlighted with touches of red and blue pigment on yellow card measuring 9 x 14 cm with the following artist inscription " pour Mark Rathbone, Chapelain-Midy, 27 Nov 76 ". This work was formally in the collection of the South African autograph collector Mark Rathbone who lived in Pinetown, Natal. He built up a sizeable collecation over the years, writing to many of the world's leading artists including Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Indiana, John Piper, Fernanado Botero, Yaacov Agam, William Geer, Miklos Borsos, Cyril Bouda, Aaron Bohrod, Judy Cassab, Renato Guttuso, Giacomo Manzu, Roland Penrose, Roland Petersen, Pietro Annigoni, Miklos Borsos and F.N. Souza. Reasonable Cash Offers Accepted. Free Shipping Worldwide. Registered Airmail. Extra Charge for Courier Service.

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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.

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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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