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        CHINA TRACE

      Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, (1977). First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. 8vo. Full grey cloth. In original illustrated jacket. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to first endpaper: "For Charlie, / Who continues / to show me the / way - / from / Charles / April 1978." SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR again to title page. Trace jacket wear near spine extremities, tiny bits of foxing to outer page edge and a few interior leaves, else about fine throughout. Association copy of an early Wright book, inscribed to fellow Pulitzer Prize winner, Charles Simic. With three instances of marginalia in an unknown hand, though likely Simic's. 65pp.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller ]
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        Der Tod der Jungfrau Maria mit dem herbeigeilten Aposteln.

      - Feder in Braun, blau laviert, etwas rote Kreide, auf Bütten, mit bogenförmigem Abschluß. Ca. 15,6 x 28,6 cm. Mit restaurierten Fehlstellen im unteren Rand, oben links und rechts schräg beschnitten, insgesamt ewas stockfleckig.- Entwurf für eine Lünette. Gerade eine Handvoll von Zeichnungen von Domenico Pugliani sind bislang bekannt, etwa zwei Zeichnungen in der Casa Buonarotti (Ch. Thiem, Florentiner Zeichner des Frühbarock. Italienische Zeichner des Frühbarock. Italienische Forschungen 3. Folge, Band X. Herausgegeben vom Kunsthistorischen Institut Florenz. München 1977, pp. 368.369, tavv. 151-152) oder die Kompositionszeichnung „Der heilige Beatus da Orta heilt die Lahmen" in den Uffizien (R. Spinelli, Domenico Pugliani, in: Il Seicento Fiorentino. Arte a Firenze da Ferdinando I a Cosimo III. Disegno, Incisione/ Scultura/ Arti minori. Ausst.-Kat. Florenz, Palazzo Strozzi, 1986/87, No. 2.194). Diese Zeichnung entstand als vorbereitende Kompositionsstudie für das gleichnamige Altarblatt in der Kirche Ognissanti in Florenz (R. Spinelli, Domenico Pugliani e Lorenzo Lippi alla Compagnia della Madonna della Neve di Vaglia, in: Paragone 437, 1986, pp. 35-52). Die sorgfältige Durcharbeitung der Figuren in der zuletzt genannten Zeichnung findet sich ähnlich in unserer Zeichnung wieder. Typisch für Pugliani ist eine ausdrucksvolle Gestensprache, um die Seelenzustände der Figuren kenntlich zu machen.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Reynolds Stone Engravings: with an introduction by the artist

      London: John Murray, 1977. Signed limited edition with an original signed engraving inserted loose. With an appreciation by Kenneth Clark. 151 pages bearing hundreds of Stone engravings. One of 150 limited copies, signed by the artist (this no together with a previously unpublished, signed engraving of a waterfall in the Prescelly Mountains in South Wales (1972) inserted loose. First edition. Printed on Basingwerk parchment. 4to., original blue buckram, top edge gilt, with "Cockerell' marbled endpapers, fine in matching marbled paper covered slipcase. The engraving was printed by Stone himself on his Albion Press. Also included is the original prospectus in fine condition.

      [Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS]
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        Tertiary History of the Grand Canon District with Atlas (Two Volumes)

      Santa Barbara And Salt Lake City: Peregrine Smith, Inc.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1977. Hardcover. Limited edition numbered 897/1500 copies Complete set of two volumes in illustrated slipcases. Light soil on slipcases and atlas slipcase tape-repaired. Beige linen boards with half-leather morocco spines. A small tear in atlas tail spine end leather and two light finger smudges on folio plates. Reprint of the 1882 edition with original title page facsimiles and introduction by Wallace Stegner. Volume II, xxii and 264 pages, is the USGS monographs, and volume I is the atlas. Volume I has 42 plates with a color frontispiece by William Henry Holmes and a two-page color map. Volume II is 23 folding sheets including the index to maps. Twelve maps by Dutton, eleven color, and 12 views by Holmes and Moran, with five color and five tinted. Farquhar 73: "One of the greatest, if not the very greatest of all Grand Canyon books....The atlas, containing the superb panoramic views by William H. Holmes and a drawing by Thomas Moran, is a rich portfolio of art as well as a collection of maps and an exposition of geology." ; Color Illustrations; Folio 13" - 23" tall .

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        Koshi no Kagami. I-II.

      Mokujisha, Tokyo, 20 April 1977 (Showa 52). - Folio (370 x 265 mm). 2 volumes. 189 + 345, (1) pp. Blindstamped cloth bindings. Issued in a wrap-around case with imitated ivory clasps and hand-stenciled paper label. Inscribed inside, on the folding cover of the box: "Dear Dr. Arne Asplund. With many thanks and respect. June 1, 1977 (Showa 52). Japan Defibrator K. K. Masahiro Takizawa." Published in 300 numbered copies, these deluxe volumes contain 363 original samples of Japanese handmade papers manufactured in Japan from the 8th to the 20th centuries. Volume I includes samples from old books and manuscripts, arranged chronologically; volume II includes various types of papers manufactured in modern Japan, arranged by geographic region. The samples were taken from books and manuscripts collected by the author over a period of 50 years. Each sample is accompanied by a detailed descriptive commentary. Text in Japanese. Case and volumes in very good condition. The author, Yoshikuni Seki (1892-1979), was the man who improved paper pulp technology and paper industry development in Japan. Arne Asplund (1903-93) invented the Defibrator pulping refiner and the defibrator-method (also called Asplund-method) for pulping wood chips in the 1930s. His invention resulted in the company AB Defibrator in Stockholm, which was merged with Sunds AB to form Sunds Defibrator in 1979. Asplund was rewarded the Gold medal of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) in 1947 for the invention and his further development of the defibrator-method for pulping wood and other rich fibre materials. He was later rewarded the Great gold medal from IVA in 1969 for his efforts on defibration technology. The annual Arne Asplund Mechanical Pulping Award was established in 1985 to commemorate Asplund's contributions to the pulp and paper industry. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu

      Northridge, California: Lord John Press. 1977. First. First edition. Quarter cloth and papercovered boards. Fine. Housed in a custom cloth chemise and slipcase with morocco spine labels gilt. Copy number 49 of 300 numbered copies Signed by the author. Additionally this copy is Signed on the half-title by Ted Williams. Laid in is a certificate of authenticity issued by Williams' son, John Henry Williams. A much beloved essay on Ted Williams' last at-bat. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Oriental Ceramics: the World's Great Collections, Vol. 12. the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

      Tokyo, Japan: Kodansha International, 1977. This is a bilingual edition in English and in Japanese. This is Volume 12 from the deluxe first edition of the series. When the series was reissued this became Volume 11. Thus the present volume is the limited edition, not the standard edition. This is copy no. 260 of 300 copies only. Printed in Japan. Bound by Toppan Binding Company, Tokyo, with a gold-stamped stylized flower pattern motif from a Chinese celadon vase of the Sung Dynasty, on cloth specially woven for this edition. The cloth is a striated light ecru fabric. Also with crisp, gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. The binding is immensely clean. 14.5 x 10.5 inches. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Text block firmly bound in. With 315 numbered pages. (The reissue has 179 numbered pages.) With 95 color plates and 278 B&W plates, plus 34 B&W reference illustrations. (The reissue has 90 color plates and numerous monochrome plates.) Color plates printed in four-color letterpress. All color plates are full-page and tipped-in, and all are on heavy-weight, semi-glossy stock. No remainder marks. Very subtle vertical page ripple to the first 23 pages of text, hard to notice. An exceptionally clean copy. Either unread or very gently read. No DJ, as issued. Housed in a fabric-covered, heavy-duty clamshell box. The box in a turquoise and brown heather-like fabric. Crisp black-stamped lettering to the box with medium blue flower pattern motif. The distinctive hand-made box was made by Chobido Company, Tokyo. The clamshell box is exceptionally clean and sturdy, with very subtle fading near the edges. A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine clamshell box. Scarce in any condition. Principally featured in this work are Chinese and Japanese ceramics but also represented are some Korean and Islamic ceramics.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Limited Edition.

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        96 Piccadillies

      Eaton House Publishers, Stuttgart/London 1977 - Stated first edition. One of 2000 copies. Blue cloth in unclipped jacket. With an original speedy drawing by Dieter Roth laid in at the front. Text in German and English. A collection of various paintings, printed in postcard form, by Dieter Roth, preceded by an introduction, and including a discussion of his work. Included are 96 postcards containing Piccadilly Circus paintings, consisting of altered postcards of said location. Dieter Roth was a Swiss artist, experimenting with form and materials, and sometimes associating with the Fluxus group. GOOD jacket on a VERY GOOD book. Large jagged tear, with associated creasing, at the lower front cover, repaired on the reverse with tape, by a previous owner. General fading and minor scuffing, with heavier scuffing and some splitting along the extremities. Minor fading and edgewear to the book. Faint foxing along the fore edge. Very light spot of staining to the outside of the laid in drawing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mare Booksellers, IOBA]
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        Furious Seasons and Other Stories (Signed Limited Edition)

      Capra Press,, Santa Barbara 1977 - One of only 100 hard bound copies, SIGNED by Raymond Carver. This being copy number 4. His second collection of stories small previous owners name and faint embossed book stamp. A Near fine copy without dust jacket as issued. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rob Warren Books]
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        Fortress Marin; An Aesthetic And Historical Description of The Coastal Fortifications of Southern Marin County

      Royal 8vo. Santa Cruz: the Quail Press, 1977. Royal 8vo, (52) pp., with map tipped-in at rear, illustrated with 18 woodcuts in blue & black (mostly full-page), colophon. Quarter brown buckram over red boards, paper label on front cover. Limited to 240 copies printed from the original lino-cut blocks by the artist on Japanese hosho paper, book designed by Richard Bigus. Signed by Killion at the colophon. One of a series of woodcut books which show Killion?s affinity with Japanese woodblock prints.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        La Danse macabre des femmes suivie de la Danse nouvelle des hommes augmentée du Dit des trois morts et des trois vifs, du Débat d'un corps et d'une âme et de la Complainte d'une âme damnée. Adaptation nouvelle de Anne-Marie et Jacques Yvon. Compositions de Rhigas. 2 volumes en 1 coffret + un portefeuille.

      Paris, Union Latine d'Editions, 1977, - in-4to, env. 150 p. (non folioté), non rogné, illustré pratiquement à chaque page de reproductions des bois gravés de l'édition ancienne mis en couleurs à la main (en bistre ou vert olive) et illustré hors-texte de 10 compositions en couleurs par Rhigas, tirées en lithographies originales sous la direction de l'artiste + volume de fac-simile, env. 80 p. avec illustrations d'époque + suite des compositions en couleurs + 5 dessins à la plume signés représentant: la femme enceinte, des ménestrels, la nourrice, le marchand et le laboureur, l'un des huit exemplaires sur vélin cuve de Rives réservés à la Suisse, avec suites signées, accompagné de dessins originaux à la plume signés, exemplaire portant le n° S5, reliure en plein cuir de l'éditeur, plats ornés d'une décoration massive en argent, tête argentée, titre argenté au dos, le volume de fac-similé est relié en plein cuir décoré à froid et orné de 2 plaques métalliques sur chaque plat représentant des personnages de la danse macabre, emboîtage en toile brune comprenant la suite des compositions, portefeuille en toile brune. A la suite d?une grande exposition particulière à la Galerie Alexanderà Paris en 1976, Rhigas se voit confier par l?Union latine d?Editions, «La danse macabre », ouvrage de haute bibliophilie (140 illustrations). Depuis il a réalisé des lithographies et gravures aux Editions Lavigne, Jacometti, C.D.O., Elestir et Moreau. La peinture de Rhigas est le prolongement des espaces recréés et imaginés par son âme, visions qu?il nourrit aussi par ses fantasmes et ses prémonitions.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sämtliche Werke in 3 Einzelbänden. Mit einem Nachwort (Bd. III) u. Anmerkungen zu jedem Band hrsg. v. S. Schmitz. Bd. I: Childe Harolds Pilgerfahrt und andere Verserzählungen. Übertragen v. O. Gildemeister u. A. Neidhardt Bd. II: Don Juan / Gedichte. Übertragen v. O. Gildemeister, A. Heidhardt u. A. Seubert. Bd. III: Dramen. Übertragen v. A. Seubert.,

      München, Winkler Verlag, 1977, 1978. - 648, 934, 736 Seiten. Ganzledereinband mit Goldkoptschnitt u. Lesebändchen sowie transparentem Umschlag im Schuber. Zustand: Ungelesenes u. neuwertiges Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1550 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni Muenchen]
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        Oeuvres romanesques - Complet en 6 volumes.

      Flammarion 1977 - Aux Editions Flammarion à Paris, 1977. Les œuvres romanesques de Marcel AYME, Roland Topor. (illustrateur). COMPLET en 6 volumes In-4, reliure demi-basane verte à coins, dos à 5 nerfs, titrage et tomaison dorés. Tirage à 1000 exemplaires (réservés aux amis de la librairie Flammarion) sur vergé des papeteries de Guyenne, notre exemplaire porte le numéro A.L.F.001. Tome 1 - Brûlebois, Aller-retour, La table aux crevés, La rue sans nom, Le vaurien ; 599 pages - Tome 2 - Le Puits aux images, La jument verte, Le nain, Maison basse ; 606 pages - Tome 3 : Le moulin de la Sourdine, Gustallin, Derrière chez Martin, Silhouette du scandale, Le Boeuf clandestin ; 604 pages - Tome 4 : Les Contes du Chat perché, Travelingue, La belle image, Le passe-muraille ; 671 pages - Tome 5 - La Vouivre, Le chemin des écoliers, Le vin de Paris, Le confort intellectuel ; 573 pages - Tome 6 : Uranus, En arrière, Les tiroirs de l'inconnu, La fabrique, Samson ; 525 pages. Très bien illustré, parfait état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CANTI scelti da Giorgio Dolfini

      con acqueforti e disegni di Karl PLATTNER, Verba edizioni, 1977 edizione numerata, acqueforti numerate e firmate dall'artista circa 100 pagine - misure 34,5 x 25 cm - canti in lingua originale, testo in italiano copertina rigida in mezza pelle editoriale, sovraccoperta muta in acetato. Al dorso basso minimi segni d'uso, al dorso alto un lieve piega. La sovraccoperta esclusivamente in corrispondenza del dorso alto presenta due mancanze, una di 3 x 1 cm e un'altra di 2,5 x 0,5, e uno strappo di circa 3,5 cm. Cofanetto editoriale con lievi tracce d'uso interno usato in ottimo stato, taglio superiore dorato, acqueforti protette da velina, senza sottolineature, strappi, nessuna mancanza. La voce spedizione con corriere (prevista per ogni libro), con un costo di poco superiore a quello di una raccomandata, si riferisce ad una spedizione con corriere privato che ne assicura la consegna a domicilio nell'arco di 24 / 48 ore. E' un servizio estremamente accurato che evita di recarsi presso l'ufficio postale di riferimento per il ritiro evitando code ed attese. Il prezzo di tale servizio dipende dal peso e dalle dimensioni totali (compreso imballaggio). Dal servizio sono escluse soltanto Venezia e le piccole isole.

      [Bookseller: Libri Editoria Grafica Henry Beyle]
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        Asil Araber. Arabiens edle Pferde. Eine Dokumentation / Asil Arabians. The Noble Arabian Horses. A Documentation., Ausgaben, I, II, III, IV und V. (= Documenta Hippologica).

      Olms, Hildesheim 1977, 1980, 1985, 1993 und 2000. - 305 S. - 598 S. - 996 S. - 923 S. - 990 S. mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, Die ersten 5 Ausgaben dieses bedeutenden Zuchtbuches. ISBN Band 1: 3487081431; ISBN Band 2: 3487082217; ISBN Band 3: 3487082667; ISBN Band 4: 3487083396, ISBN Band 5: 3487084058. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 12900 4°, Original-Kunstleder (Hardcover), teils mit Widmung auf Titel, Einband von Band 1 leicht fleckig, Band 5 lose in Einbanddeckel und leicht verzogen (Buchblock aber noch fest und sauber), insgesamt gute und innen saubere Exemplare, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Silvanus]
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        LA REPUBBLICA DI MUSSOLINI

      Bari, Laterza, 1977. In-8, tela editoriale, pp. 391. In buono stato (good copy).

      [Bookseller: Bottega delle occasioni]
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        Kramer versus Kramer

      New York: Random House, , 1977. Octavo. Original white cloth-backed red boards, spine and front board lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket. Light foxing to spine, edges of text block and endpapers. An excellent copy in the mildly toned jacket with small chip to head of spine panel. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Linda, thank you so much for liking my book. Avery Corman". The basis for the 1979 film starring Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Histoire EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Les éditions de minuit, 1977. Fine. Les éditions de minuit, Paris 1977, 14,5x19,5cm, broché. - First edition, one of 99 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper, leading copies. Very nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 99 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, tirage de tête. Très bel exemplaire.

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        The Philosophy of Kant

      Modern Library, NY 1977 - dj in mylar (unclipped) 476 clean, unmarked pages Size: 12 Vo; 1 Pound [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eine trauernde junge Edeldame wird von ihren Frauen getröstet, im Hintergrund Rache schwörende Männer sowie Studie einer Halbfigur.

      . Feder in Braun, auf Velin, im Unterrand bezeichnet "La Causa della Congiura di Buondelmonte", verso alte Zuschreibung an Sabatelli. 24,5:17,8 cm. Papier insgesamt leicht knittrig. Vergleichsliteratur: Ausst. Katalog: Italienische Zeichnungen des 16.-18. Jahrhunderts. Sammlung Ratjen. München 1977, Nr. 118. Vermutlich Vorstudie zu einem Historiengemälde.. Nach mehrjährigem Studium in Florenz bei P. Pedroni (1744-1803) und Aufenthalten in Rom 1788-1792 und Venedig 1794-1795 wurde der als Historienmaler und Radierer tätige Künstler Mitglied der Akademien in Florenz (1799), Carrara (1806), San Luca in Rom (1813) sowie an der Accad. Lig. Genua (1836). 1807-1848 war er Lehrer an der Akademie in Mailand, diese Zeit wurde 1822-1825 von einem mehrjährigen Aufenthalt in Florenz unterbrochen. Die klassizistische Malerei in Mailand wurde neben A. Appiani (1754-1817) von Luigi Sabatelli bestimmt. Zudem war er ein Meister der Zeichenkunst, die er u.a. an den Werken Michelangelos geschult hatte.

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        La vie et l'oeuvre de Gustave Courbet - Catalogue Raisonne Vol I: 1819 - 1865 Peintures; Vol II: Peintures: 1866 - 1877 Dessins, Sculptures

      Lausanne: Fondation Wildenstein / La Bibliotheque des Arts Lausanne-Paris.. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1977. First. Hardback. Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Both vols: Illustrated pale green d/jkt, unclipped; faint creasing to head of spine. Pale green boards, clean and bright. B/w illustration. In plain buff card slipcases. ; 2 vol.-set; Large 4to (11 1/2" x 15"); 279 + 378 pages .

      [Bookseller: Walden Books]
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        The Inklings: C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, and their friends

      London: George Allen & Unwin. Original Typescript. Very Good. A UNIQUE ARCHIVE CONTAINING THE ORIGINAL TYPESCRIPT AND UNCORRECTED PROOFS. The collection includes: -TYPESCRIPT of The Inklings with numerous autograph corrections and alterations throughout. 280pp. -TYPESCRIPTS of "Notes" (23pp.) and "Index" (15pp.) -UNCORRECTED GALLEY PROOFS (87pp.) -PROOFS of the dust jacket (two copies) -ROUGH PROOFS of the illustrations (16pp.) -Also with typed letter signed to Carpenter from the publisher (Allen and Unwin) and the publisher's printed catalog. In a typed note (included in the archive) by Carpenter, he explains: "The draft of the book that I am sending you was the very first one-- I always write straight on to a typewriter. There are comparatively few deletions and corrections, because I was working from detailed notes (on cards); also we were in the middle of moving house and I was determined to get the book done as quickly as possible so that I could build shelves!! It was written during the summer and early autumn of 1977." Although Carpenter mentions that there are "comparatively few deletions and corrections," the typescript is, in fact, heavily marked up. The Inklings is the definitive and intimate account of the celebrated literary group at the University of Oxford whose members (most notably) include J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, Owen Barfield, Nevill Coghill, and many others. Winner of the Somerset Maugham award for 1980. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1977. Light, expected wear. A fascinating archive giving insight into the creation of a popular and influential work.

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        Song of Solomon

      London: Susan Allix as Willow Press, 1977. Artist's proof, the edition was of 50 copies. 21 original etchings and aquatints by Susan Allix, handprinted on BFK rives mould made paper. Typography handset and printedi in Bembo Italic. 34 x 26 cms, 13,25 x 10.25 ins. Bound by Susan Allix in green morocco with floral and leaf designs in onlays of various colours, tooled in gold and blind. Housed in the original green clamshell box. Allix's second book and one of her most beautiful.

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        Ever Since Darwin. Reflections in Natural History

      New York: Norton, 1977. First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Cloth and boards. Fine in slightly sunned dust jacket. With autograph letter and envelope loosely inserted, and NY Times review. First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. GOULD'S FIRST BOOK, WITH THANK YOU LETTER FOR BLURB. First book by Gould, with the ownership signature of Ashley Montagu on the front flyleaf. Montagu's blurb is at the top of the back cover: "Stephen Jay Gould is one of the most brilliant of our younger biologists, gifted, among other things, with the ability to write. ..." - Ashley Montagu. Carl Sagan also contributed a blurb. With an Autograph Letter, signed, from Steve Gould to Ashley Montagu, dated 11/1/177 on letterhead of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, thanking him for "the extremely kind and overly generous comment from you that graces its cover. I ... feel flattered by your confidence". An excellent association at the beginning of a great career.

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        Now We Are Six

      London: Methuen Children's Books,, 1977. Octavo. Original burgundy morocco, titles and decorations to spine gilt, pictorial design to front boards gilt, all edges gilt, pictorial endpapers. With the original slipcase. Illustrated throughout the text by Ernest H. Shepard. An excellent copy. The Golden Anniversary Edition, signed limited edition, this is number 160 of 300 copies signed by Christopher [Robin] Milne.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Harvey Milk. Supervisor / 5 [campaign sign]

      [San Francisco]: Friends of Harvey Milk, [1977]. 17.5x13.5 inch campaign sign for Milk's final, successful run for the SF Board of Supervisors; one-inch diameter coffee stain at the junction of "i" and "l" in Milk, staple holes at top corners. Our private consignor, a publicly-known friend of Milk at the time, states that this is Milk's own accidental coffee splotch (though of course we have no way of proving this!)

      [Bookseller: Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB]
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        A Scanner Darkly.

      Doubleday and Company, New York 1977 - First edition of one of the author's best-known works. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light toning to the spine. Signed by Philip K. Dick on the title page. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare signed. Upon its publication in 1977, A Scanner Darkly was hailed by ALA Booklist as "his best yet!" Brian Aldiss lauded it as "the best book of the year." The film of the same name was released in 2006 starring Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Robert Downey, Jr., and Woody Harrelson. The film was directed by Richard Linklater. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Dos días en Salamanca. Prólogo de Alberto Navarro

      Salamanca, Librería Cervantes, 1977. 4to. menor; 159 pp., 2 hs. y 18 láminas entre el texto. Cubiertas originales.

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        Divorcio para una virgen rota. Novela

      Barcelona, 1977. 4to.; 335 pp. 1 h. Tela.

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
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        96 Piccadillies

      Stuttgart/London: Eaton House Publishers, 1977. Stated first edition. One of 2000 copies. Blue cloth in unclipped jacket. With an original speedy drawing by Dieter Roth laid in at the front. Text in German and English. A collection of various paintings, printed in postcard form, by Dieter Roth, preceded by an introduction, and including a discussion of his work. Included are 96 postcards containing Piccadilly Circus paintings, consisting of altered postcards of said location. Dieter Roth was a Swiss artist, experimenting with form and materials, and sometimes associating with the Fluxus group. GOOD jacket on a VERY GOOD book. Large jagged tear, with associated creasing, at the lower front cover, repaired on the reverse with tape, by a previous owner. General fading and minor scuffing, with heavier scuffing and some splitting along the extremities. Minor fading and edgewear to the book. Faint foxing along the fore edge. Very light spot of staining to the outside of the laid in drawing. . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good.

      [Bookseller: Mare Booksellers]
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        In Patagonia [Hardcover Advance Proof Copy]

      London/NY: Jonathan Cape/Summit. 1977/1978. A hardcover advance proof copy of the American edition of Chatwin's first book, created from a first British edition, with the addition of a U.S. proof dust jacket, featuring quotes from British publications (including Paul Theroux, writing for the London Times). The British trade edition has had its free endpages excised and pasted over the pictorial pastedowns; and the photographs that graced the text of the British edition have also been excised, in keeping with the appearance of the American edition. This copy was obviously sent out and used for review: reviewer's marks and comments in text, and the blank jacket flaps have been filled with the reviewer's notes. The book, apart from the intended excisions and notes, is fine; the proof jacket (again, apart from the reviewer notes), is spine and edge-sunned, with the title and author handwritten on the spine, largely faded; overall near fine. An uncommon issue, presumably done prior to the issuance of an American proof copy and different from the U.K. first edition in ways that parallel the eventual U.S. edition (and U.S. proof). First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Derrière Le Miroir N° 226 Lindner

      Maeght 1977 - In folio en feuilles sous chemise et étui. 10 reproductions en couleurs, 9 reproductions en noir. Edition de tête, tirage limité à 150 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches signés par l'artiste. Bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        Vesuvius

      Santa Barbara: Capra Press, 1977. No. 7 of 26 deluxe copies, signed by the artist, there were also 250 ordinary copies. 15 original etchings by Arthur Secunda, all signed. Loose as issued with text leaves printed in red before each plate, plus the colophon. Page and etching size 36 x 28 cms, all housed in a folio black cloth box made by Emily Paine 47 x 41 cms silkscreened by Jeff Wasserman with red lettering and Secunda image in white on upper cover. Box slightly faded, otherwise very good. Secunda's superb etchings are inspired by parallel texts about Vesuvian eruptions, one from Pliny the Younger in 79 AD and the second from Temple, a member of the French Expeditionary Corps in Italy when it erupted in 1944. Arthur Secunda, b.1927, is a renowned American artist particularly noted for his striking graphics and collages.

      [Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS]
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        Rage

      New York: Signet NAL, 1977. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing as stated on the copyright page. In Near Fine condition. Previous owner name and date at bottom of first page. Light rubbing to wraps, short tear to bottom of rear cover. Light toning and faint reading crease to spine, faint wear at extremities. A very fresh copy, in much nicer condition than as normally found.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Three Stories & Ten Poems

      Bloomfield,MI: Bruccoli Clark Publishing,, 1977. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to front board gilt. With the dust jacket. In lightly toned dust jacket. Advance review copy of the facsimile addition of the original Paris edition published in 1923 of Hemingway's first book, which was printed with a limitation of 3,000 copies. With laid in typed letter from the publisher.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Lateness

      Woodstock, NY: The Overlook Press,, 1977. A Book of Poems. Octavo. Original buff linen, titles to spine gilt, publisher's device to front board in blind, red endpapers. Jacket designed by David Hockney. Minor spotting to boards and edges. An excellent copy in a likewise excellent jacket with lightly sunned spine panel, a couple of nicks to the mildly rubbed extremities. First edition, first impression of the author's fifth volume of poetry. Inscribed by Shapiro on the half-title: "For Linda, from the long rivers music and poetry. David (Shapiro)." Also signed by David Hockney on the front flyleaf. With an invitation to the book launch loosely inserted.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE CHESTER PLAY OF THE DELUGE

      London: Printed by Will Carter at the Rampant Lions Press for Clover Hill Editions, 1977. COPY "E" OF SEVEN COPIES PRINTED ON VELLUM and specially bound, from a total edition of 337 copies n. Hardcover. With Striking and Evocative Woodcuts Noticeably RicherOn Vellum than in the 1927 Golden Cockerel Press Edition. 343 x 264 mm (13 1/2 x 10 3/8"). 6 p.l. (the first one a blank), 30 pp., [3] leaves. Two volumes (including portfolio). COPY "E" OF SEVEN COPIES PRINTED ON VELLUM and specially bound, from a total edition of 337 copies. Original publisher's special russet crushed morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe (stamp-signed on front turn-in), raised bands, gilt titling, turn-ins ruled in gilt and black, marbled endpapers; portfolio in a marbled paper clamshell box backed with matching morocco. Both in a (lightly rubbed) felt-lined linen slipcase. WITH 10 WOOD ENGRAVINGS BY DAVID JONES AND THREE ADDITIONAL SUITES OF THE PLATES, one on vellum, another on handmade paper, and the third on Japon, the engravings printed from the original wood blocks on an Albion hand press by Ian Mortimer at I. M. Imprimit. Errata slip laid in at colophon. A pristine copy. This is the magnificent vellum printing of modernist poet and wood engraver David Jones' masterwork. His striking and evocative woodcuts look noticeably richer--and consequently have greater impact--in this vellum reprint than they did in the 1927 Golden Cockerel Press edition in which they originally appeared. The additional suites of plates permit us to compare the printing on vellum side by side with two (fine) paper versions, and unsurprisingly the vellum is the clear winner. This luxury version is very rare: our copy seems to be one of only two on vellum sold at auction since the book's publication date.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Coming Into the Country

      New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition presentation copy of John McPhee's most widely read book. In custom slipcase. The slipcase is three-quarter leather with marbled paper and green cloth. Dust jacket has very light soil and edge wear on the spine head. Not price clipped. Green cloth boards with gilt on spine. Orange top edge and endpapers printed with maps, frontis. This book is from the estate of John Kauffmann, friend and colleague of John McPhee who inspired McPhee's travels to Alaska. Kauffmann also helped establish Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve. The book is signed in full on the title page. On the half title is the inscription "John, This is copy number two--and it is certain to say that there would not have been any copies at all were it not for you, that the existence of 'Coming into the Country' is directly attributable to you. Needless to say, I am deeply appreciative. The book aside, though, I am even more grateful to you just for drawing me into Alaska. John." ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 438 pp; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        La vie et l'oeuvre de Gustave Courbet - Catalogue Raisonne Vol I: 1819 - 1865 Peintures; Vol II: Peintures: 1866 - 1877 Dessins, Sculptures

      Lausanne: Fondation Wildenstein / La Bibliotheque des Arts Lausanne-Paris.. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1977. First. Hardback. Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Both vols: Illustrated pale green d/jkt, unclipped; faint creasing to head of spine. Pale green boards, clean and bright. B/w illustration. In plain buff card slipcases. ; 2 vol.-set; Large 4to (11 1/2" x 15"); 279 + 378 pages .

      [Bookseller: Walden Books]
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        The Sculpture of David Smith: A Catalogue Raisonne Garland Reference Library of the Humanities Volume 73)

      Garland Publishing, Inc, 1977, Hardcover, Book Condition: VG. Red cloth. 158 + plates pp. 843 small bw plates. three page introductory essay by the author. Catalogue lists Sculpture (676 entries), Jewelry (9 entries), Miscellaneous (11 entries), and posthumous works (8 entries). Appendix A: Drawings (84 entries); Appendix B: Documents (lists 66 entries). Also contains a list of exhibitions, Annotated bibliography of Smith's statements, Lectures and Essays. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc.]
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        Butterflies in Flight woodblock

      1977. Chamberlain, Sarah. Original woodblock by artist Sarah Chamberlain showing a group of butterflies in flight -- the first of ten illustrations from The Butterfly's Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast. This is not only the first miniature book published by Anne and David Bromer, but also Chamberlain's first miniature book commission. Chamberlain's engraved blocks never come on the market, and the present example has been in Anne Bromer's possession for many years. Accompanied by a letterpress broadside, published in an edition of 100 copies, printed for friends of the Chamberlain Press and Bromer Booksellers in celebration of the book's publication, as well as a smaller sheet with the book's title in red. Extremely fine.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        THE GUTENBERG BIBLE

      Munich: Idion Verlag, 1977. ONE OF A SMALL NUMBER OF COPIES IN THE SPECIAL DELUXE BINDING (of a total of 955 copies printed, 895 of them for sale) n. Hardcover. In Magnificent Brass-Clad Calf, the Finest FormOf the Best Facsimile of the Gutenberg Bible. 457 x 330 mm (18 x 13"). Two volumes, with an additional volume of commentary (in German). ONE OF A SMALL NUMBER OF COPIES IN THE SPECIAL DELUXE BINDING (of a total of 955 copies printed, 895 of them for sale). VERY ORNATE BLINDSTAMPED CALF OVER THICK WOODEN BOARDS by Ernst Ammering, covers panelled with central diapered field, multiple blind rules forming several compartments on covers and spines containing nearly 500 individual stamps (mostly ornamental, but a charming stamp of a lute player on either side of the central panel on each cover), large brass corner and center bosses, double raised bands, spine panels with decoration in blind similar to the covers, leather thongs with brass clasps and catches. Initials, chapter numbers, and headlines printed in red and blue, APPROXIMATELY 100 ILLUMINATED INITIALS, some with marginal extension, the openings of each of the books of the Bible with large illuminated initials (MANY OF THESE CONTAINING MINIATURES) IN SEVERAL COLORS AND GOLD AND WITH ELABORATE FANCIFUL MARGINAL BORDERS incorporating flowers, foliage, animals, etc., the whole reproduced in collotype in as many as 10 colors and gold. In mint condition. This is certainly the most beautiful facsimile ever issued of the first substantial European book to be done with movable type. Printed on a one-time batch of luxurious Van Gelder rag paper, our magnificent replica edition was reproduced from the copy of the 42-line Bible in the possession of the Prussian State Library in Berlin, one of the most richly illuminated copies in existence. Our deluxe binding is a copy of the one on the Gutenberg Bible at the Hessian State Library in Fulda. (This facsimile edition was also offered in a simpler calf binding and in a binding of calf-backed wooden boards.) Offered here with the Bible itself is a large folio companion volume that contains commentary in German dealing with various aspects of the Gutenberg Bible, including a census of copies, an essay on the illumination of various examples, and so on. Of particular importance, the companion volume also contains the "Tabula Rubricarum." These are hand-written additions, of which there are only two known examples, in which Gutenberg gives precise directions for the embellishment of the text. In the deluxe binding of the facsimile offered here (in which form it cost more than $6,000 at the time of publication 34 years ago), these two very substantial volumes represent an arresting production.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Ohne Titel. Lithographie (in blau).

      1977. 90 x 62 cm, Tadellos Preis in CHF: 500. Vom bekannten schweizer Künstler Schang Hutter (geb. 1934) signiert und num. 12/13.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        L'homme précaire et la littérature EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Gallimard, 1977. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1977, 15x22cm, broché. - First Edition, one of 170 numbered copies on Holland paper, leading copy. Copy in new condition. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 170 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête. Exemplaire à l'état de neuf.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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