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        CRONICA DEL CIPOTE DE ARCHIDONA

      - Cronica del cipote de Archidona.- Madrid, Gisa Ediciones, 1977; folio mayor en rama encuadernación tela estuche y tapas de Jesús Cortés con gran tejuelo en piel, cubierta, 2 hh blancas 26 pp. 2hh en blanco 4 aguafuertes de Lorenzo Goñi, firmados y numerados a mano .Ilustraciones en el texto. Impresión a dos tintas sobre fuerte papel Super Alfa. Edición numerada de 275 ejemplares. Ejemplar número 103 de la tirada de 250 ejemplares.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA SANZ]
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        HONIGPUMPE AM ARBEITSPLATZ

      Free International University Editions, Heidelberg 1977 - As New. 11 postcards : ill. ; 11 x 15 cm. showing parts of Joseph Beuys' art installation, Honeypump in the Workplace, for Documenta 6 international exhibition in Kassel, Germany, 1977.; Housed in plastic envelope.The "cover" postcard is signed in red ink "Joseph Beuys". Beuys is regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        THE CHEAP DETECTIVE ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY BY.

      Burbank: Rastar Productions, 28 February 1977. - [1],136 leaves. Quarto. Mimeographed typescript, printed on rectos only. Bradbound in mimeographed production company wrappers. A thin, small ink stroke and a few tiny spots on upper wrapper, otherwise about fine. Inscribed on the title-leaf: "To Mel, If we keep on going like this we'll be able to play 'The Sunshine Boys' Neil Simon." The recipient was, in all probability, Mel Traxel, who served as still photographer for this production, as well as three earlier films based on Simon's scripts (including THE SUNSHINE BOYS). Denoted a "final draft" of this original screenplay for Simon's detective parody, directed by Robert Moore, starring Peter Falk and Ann Margaret, and released in 1977. A novelization by Robert Grossbach was published in 1978 as a Warner paperback original, but there was no contemporary publication of Simon's own original work. OCLC locates only one copy of this script (a revised final draft at Michigan State).

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        L'Identité. Séminaire interdisciplinaire dirigé par Claude Lévi-Strauss professeur au Collège de France, 1974-1975 [ exemplaire dédicacé par les auteurs ]

      Bernard Grasset 1977 - 1 vol. in-8 br, coll. Figures, Bernard Grasset, Paris, 1977, 344 pp. Exceptionnel exemplaire dédicacé par Jean Petitot, et signé par Claude Lévi-Strauss et Jean-Marie Benoist pour le célèbre mathématicien René Thom "ce parcours singulier qui lui doit tant". Honoré par la Médaille Fields en 1958, le mathématicien français René Thom (1923 - 2002) est le célèbre fondateur de la théorie des catastrophes. Bon exemplaire. Langue: Français [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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        La danse Macabre

      Union Latine Editions. 1977 - In two volumes, each measuring approx. 9 in. x 11 ¼ in. Vol. I: bound in full leather, two shades of brown. Upper edge gilt. Cloth end-papers. With many illustrations, some in color, most in sepia or olive green. Not paginated, but approx. 200 pp. Text is French. No. 120 of 2,800 copies on "pur fil dame blanche" paper. Illustrations by Rhigas. Vol. II: A facsimile of two 15th Century books, La Danse Macabre (1486) and La Danse Macabre Nouvelle (1491). Full leather binding typical of incunables, with embossed design. Not paginated, but approx. 80 pp. Illustrated with colored reproductions of medieval woodcuts. Black-letter (Gothic) type. Both volumes are housed in slipcases covered in linen cloth matching the end-papers of Vol. I; the slipcases have leather facings on the open edge. Both volumes and both slipcases are fine. Weight is 7.5 lbs. Postage will be extra on this item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Genso Butai Shasin Cho/ Tejo Sajiki No Hitobito (A Collection of Stage Fantasy Photos / Tenjo Sajiki People)

      Doyobitjutsu-Sha, Tokyo 1977 - 4to.; black-and-white and color illustrations throughout; endpapers have very light soiling; violet and black illustrated boards; illustrated dust-jack with light wear and minimal rubbing to edges; interior pages clean with light foxing to title page. Contributing Photographers: Terayama, Ikko Narahara, Hajime Sawatari, Issei Suda, Kishin Shinoyama, etc. A rarely available book of theater images showcasing the avant-garde performances of Japanese provocateur Shuji Terayama. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ipy Books]
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        Whitey and Mickey. An Autobiography Of The Yankee Years

      The Viking Press, New York 1977 - SIGNED BY WHITEY FORD AND MICKEY MANTLE. Joint autobiography of the two great New York Yankee teammates and friends. 24pgs. of photos. Laid in the book is a nice color reprint postcard of Mantle. There is a faint approx. 2" damp stain to the front edge of the book, which happily has not marred the interior of the book and a tiny chip to the very top of the spine panel of the dj. Very scarce to find a copy of this book signed by both players. Vg+/fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ira Joel Haber - Cinemage Books]
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        ROADSIDE PICNIC / TALE OF THE TROIKA

      MacMillan, New York 1977 - Strugatsky, Arkady and Boris (authors), Theodore Sturgeon (introduction). ROADSIDE PICNIC / TALE OF THE TROIKA. New York: Macmillan, 1977. First Edition in English. First American Edition. 8vo., 245pp. Quarter maroon cloth over blue paper covered boards, stamped silver at the spine. A very fine, fresh example in a very fine bright dustwrapper. A brilliant example of the book which served as the basis for Andrei Tarkovsky's masterful 1979 film, "Stalker," for which the Strugatskys co-wrote the screenplay. Rarely seen in any condition, this is a rare collectible copy. Certainly the most important of Soviet science-fiction writers are the brothers Strugatsky [Arkady and Boris] whose popularity extends throughout Europe & America. Their cannon of works illuminates the S-F world & their highlight is Roadside Picnic / Tale of the Troika translated masterfully by Antonina W. Bouis [Russian: Piknik na obochine]. The preface to the first English & First American edition was written by Theodore Sturgeon. ". . . The Strugatskys posit that the Earth experiences a brief visit from extraterrestrials, who leave behind them - well, call it litter, such as might be left by you and me (in one of our less socially conscious moments) after a roadside picnic. The nature of these discards, products of an utterly alien technology, defies most earthly logic, to say nothing of earthly analytical science, and their potential is limitless. Warp these potentials into all-too-human goals - the quest for pure knowledge for its own sake, the search for new devices, new techniques, to achieve new heights in human well-being; the striving for profit, with its associated competitiveness; and the ravenous thirst for new and more terrible weapons - and you have the framework of this amazing short novel. Add the Strugatskys' deft and supple handling of loyalty and greed, of friendship and love, of despair and frustration and loneliness, and you have a truly superb tale, ending most poignantly in what can only be called a blessing. You won't forget it. Tale of a Troika is a very different thing indeed--so different that it might have been written by quite different authors - which is the highest possible tribute to the authors' versatility. How much you like it will depend on your taste for satire and lampoon. It is, in nature, reminiscent of Lem's Memoirs Found in a Bathtub, with (and here I confess to a highly subjective evaluation) one important difference: Lem's approach and style are, in comparison, unleavened, no matter how deeply he plunges into the surrealistic and the absurd. The cumulative effect is Kafkaesque horror. The Strugatsky fury - and it is fury: disgust with hypocrisy, with bureaucratic bumbling, with self-serving, self-saving distortions of logic and of truth and of initially decent human motivations - their fury is laced with laughter, rich with scorn, effervescent with the comic spirit. One has to search back to Alice's tea party to find a scene as mad as the chamber of the Troika; yet, in retrospect, one realizes that one has experienced a profoundly serious work, since every bent line illuminates a straight one, all illogic signifies the purity from which it has departed. A word of appreciation must be extended to Ms. Antonina W. Bouis, the translator of these short novels. Russian I do not know; fiction I do; and I must honor anyone who can so deftly pass emotion, character dimension, even conversational idiom, through so formidable a barrier". - Theodore Sturgeon, San Diego, California 1976. The story was written by the Strugatsky brothers in 1971 (the first outlines written January 18 - 27, 1971 in Leningrad, with the final version completed between October 28 & November 3, 1971 in Komarovo . It was first published in the Avrora literary magazine in 1972, issues 7 - 10. Parts of it were published in the Library of Modern Science Fiction book series, vol. 25, 1973. It was also printed in the newspaper Youth of Estonia in 1977 -1978. More [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Mind Breaths: Poems 1972-1977

      San Francisco: City Lights Books. (1977). First. First edition, wrappered issue. Fine. Beautifully Inscribed by the poet to Ted Berrigan and his wife, the poet Alice Notley before publication date: "For Ted & Alice Berrigan & Family, Xmas Neighbors 1977 with gratitude for yr eyes which actually have read thru the text, -- Allen Ginsberg ---AH--- December 27, 1977." A beautiful and fresh copy with an excellent association. .

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

      GREENBRAE: CLATWORTHY, 1977. A NEAR FINE FIRST EDITION IN BLUE CLOTH BOARDS. INSCRIBED BY BOTH AUTHORS.. INSCRIBED. First Edition. Near Fine. HARDCOVER.

      [Bookseller: VAGABOND BOOKS]
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        PROGRAMA DE DERECHO CRIMINAL. 1ª edición, reimpresión, versión sobre las ediciones italianas 5ª, 6ª y 7ª. Traducción de José Ortega Torres y Jorge Guerrero. I - II Parte general. III - IX Parte Especial. X. Apéndice.

      - 587. Bogotá. Buenos Aires. Nomos Impresores y otras. Temis Ltda. Depalma. 1977-1991. Diez volúmenes. O.C. 4º menor, viii-383pp y vuelta, viii-535pp y vuelta, viii-524pp y vuelta, viii-542pp-1h, viii-492pp-1h, viii-549pp-1h, viii-51pp y vuelta, viii-449pp-2h, viii-527pp, 5h-343pp y vuelta. Vol. X contiene lámina aparte en sepia con retrato del autor, sobre papel estucado. Pasta del editor estampada, dorados en lomera. Impecable ejemplar, casi nuevo. Notas al texto a pie, referencias bibliográficas y fuentes. Obra no editada en España muy dificil de hallar, sobre todo completa, de esta importe obra de Historia del Derecho Penal. Francesco Carrara, Lucca, 1805-1888. Jurisconsulto y profesor italiano. El mayor representante de la escuela clásica del derecho penal. Según él, esta escuela, tiene su concepción de delito, responsabilidad penal y sanción. Heredero de Carmignani en la cátedra de Derecho Penal de la Università degli Studi di Pisa. CCPB000297590-4, para la de San José. Tipografía Nacional. 1889-1890, de la que colaciona 2 volúmenes.Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros

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        Genso Butai Shashincho Tenjo Sajiki Hitobito, A Collection of Stage Fantasy Photos. Tenjo Sajiki People.

      Tokyo, Bijutsusha, 1977 - Large quarto. Original pink and black boards, titles to spine in white, rose endpapers. With the photographic dust jacket. A superb copy in the very slightly creased dust jacket and wraparound band. Black and white and colour photographic plates throughout. First Edition, First Impression. Uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Evidence (Signed First Edition)

      Clatworthy Colorvues, Greenbrae, CA 1977 - First edition. Hardcover. Their important debut a collection of found images from various archives. A very good plus copy in blue cloth boards with some foxing throughout. Signed and inscribed by both Mandel and Sultan to Lionel Suntop in the month of publication. Suntop was a part owner of Light Impressions which was at the time a large distributor of photography books. A very nice association copy. (Roth 240-241: Parr & Badger v2. 220-221) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Toni Morrison Collection: Signed first editions, review copies, uncorrected proofs

      - An extensive Toni Morrison collection; 30 books in total including many signed first editions, review copies, and uncorrected proofs. Song of Solomon. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. "'You want my life?' Milkman was not shouting now. 'You need it? Here.' Without wiping away the tears, taking a deep breath, or even bending his knees--he leaped. As fleet and bright as a lodestar he wheeled toward Guitar and it did not matter which one of them would give up his ghost in the killing arms of his brother. For now he knew what Shalimar knew: If you surrendered to the air, you could ride it." -Uncorrected proof, signed. In publisher's plain wrappers. -First edition, review copy. Octavo, original black cloth, original dust jacket. -First edition, signed. Octavo, original black cloth, original dust jacket. Tar Baby. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. -Uncorrected proof, signed. -First edition, review copy. Octavo, original white cloth, original dust jacket. -First edition, signed. Octavo, original white cloth, original dust jacket. Beloved. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. "Ms. Morrison's versatility and technical and emotional range appear to know no bounds. If there were any doubts about her stature as a pre-eminent American novelist, of her own or any other generation, ''Beloved'' will put them to rest. In three words or less, it's a hair-raiser." - Margaret Atwood -Uncorrected proof, signed. Octavo, original wrappers. Rare. -First edition, review copy. Octavo, original white cloth with spine and front cover stamped in silver, original dust jacket. -First edition, signed. Octavo, original white cloth with spine and front cover stamped in silver, original dust jacket. Jazz. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. "Perhaps [the novel's] incongruity is an intended paradox, but one backs away from examining it closer. Instead one accepts the characters of Jazz as generalized figures moving rhythmically in the narrator's mind.Jazz. You have to feel it." - The New York Times -Uncorrected proof, signed. In publisher's plain wrappers. Rare. -First edition, review copy. Octavo, original dust jacket. -First edition, signed. Octavo, original dust jacket. Playing in the Dark. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1992. "A work that has been inexplicably overlooked by the field of ludic criticism is Toni Morrison's intriguing text Playing in the Dark. Morrison observes that her interests lie in the curious literary construction of 'America' and how the black presence has been ever present though rarely acknowledged. She is interested 'in the way black people ignite critical moments of discovery or change the emphasis in literature not written by them." - James H. Evans and David Jensen, Playing -First edition, signed, review copy. Octavo, original cloth, original dust jacket. The Nobel Lecture in Literature 1993. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. "She delves into the language itself, a language she wants to liberate from the fetters of race. And she addresses us with the luster of poetry." - The Nobel Committee of the Swedish Academy -First edition, review copy. 12mo, original red cloth, gold-framed label on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. -First edition, signed. 12mo, original red cloth, gold-framed label on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. The Dancing Mind. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. "There is a certain kind of peace that is not merely the absence of war. It is larger than that. The peace I am thinking of is not at the mercy of history's rule, nor is it a passive surrender to the status quo. The peace I am thinking of is the dance of an open mind when it engages another equally open one." -First edition, review copy. Thin 12mo, original black cloth with gilt lettering, original dust jacket. -First edition, signed. Thin 12mo, original black cloth with gilt lettering, original dust jacket. Paradise. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. "I wanted to open with somebody's finger on the trigger, to close when it was pulled, an [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Thirty-Six Portrait Prints By Sekino Jun'Ichiro [ Inscribed and Signed By Sekino Jun'Ichiro, Dated 1981 ]

      University of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene 1977 - A very good copy, inscribed to "Prof. Helen Merritt" and signed by Jun'Ichiro Sekino (dated 1981) on the title page. Professor Merritt was one of the pre-eminent scholars of modern Japanese Wood-block prints. Binding is wrappers. The text, which is in English, is wholly unmarked, pristine, and the binding is bright and fresh in appearance, with slight bump and abrasion to the base of the spine: unobtrusive. 87 pp. A lovely copy. [Please note: Due to the size of the volume extra shipping may be required depending on the destination and speed of delivery requested. Quotations gladly provided.] [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Works on Paper]
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        CONTES DU LUNDI. LETTRES DE MON MOULIN. TARTARIN DE TARASCON. ILLUSTRATIONS DE HENRY LEMARIE.

      EDITIONS D'ART LES HEURES CLAIRES. 1977-1981. - 3 TOMES EN 3 VOLUMES PETIT IN-4 EN FEUILLES (20,5 X 25,5 X 20 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE 267 + 245 ET 189 PAGES, SOUS COUVERTURE BLANCHE REMPLIEE ILLUSTREE D'UNE VIGNETTE, CHEMISE ET ETUI CARTONNES DE L'EDITEUR. TEXTE ENCADRE D'UN FILET EN COULEUR. ILLUSTRE DE 48 BELLES MINIATURES GRAVEES SUR BOIS EN COULEURS ET DE 66 VIGNETTES TIREES EN GRIS. PREMIER TIRAGE, LIMITE A 3650 EXEMPLAIRES NUMEROTES, TOUS SUR GRAND VELIN DE RIVES. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Château de Capens]
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        P&A CAMPBELL Ltd. Collection. Archive containing various Guide Books, Timetables, Leaflets & Brochures from this Coastal paddle and screw passenger steamers. Various items. Covering Bristol Channel Pilots from 1905-1964. The White Funnel Handbook from c1938-c1968. Campbell’s Steamers for the finest trips in the English Channel booklets, Campell’s Sailings, Monthly timetable for the Bristol Channel. Campbell’s Sailings from Brighton Post War, Brighton Piers, sailing leaflets. Sailings from Bristol Hotwells, Clevedon Piers, Cardiff Pier Head. Penarth & Barry Pier. Cardiff & Weston, Eastbourne Pier, Ilfracombe Pier, Lynmouth. South West, Hastings, Handbills, Pamphlets/Cards, Leaflets, Specials. Posters. Dates range from Pre 1925 - 1977.

      Pre 1925 - 1977 - Various Leaflets, Guides, timetables, brochures. Please contact us for a entire listing of these items which we can email you. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fisher Nautical]
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        LLIBRE DEL CONSOLAT DE MAR (ARXIU MUNICIPAL DE VALENCIA ANY 1407)

      - Valencia, 1977. Vicent Garcia, Editors. Obra en dos tomos compuesta del facsímil de 1407 (encuadernado en pergamino a la romana y 272pp.) y la introducción y transcripción castellana por Antoni Ferrand (encuadernado en tela con lomera en piel). El tomo del facsímil está falto del escudo de la cubierta. Todo en perfecto estado. (Vitrina SJ) FACSIMIL

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Raimundo]
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        LA VIGNE, LE VIN ET LE SACRÉ.

      - Château de la Sarraz, Maison des artistes, 1977, 45x55. En feuilles, dans un emboîtage toilé. Tiré à 69 exemplaires, celui-ci l'un des 60 normaux. Illustré d'une pointe sèche sur cuivre, d'une aquatinte, d'une lithographie et de deux eaux-fortes par Monnier, Markos, Berger, Martin et Arm. Très bel exemplaire, rare. Envoi de photographies sur demande.

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        SONG OF SOLOMON

      Knopf, NY 1977 - First edition, first prnt. Signed by Morrison on the title page. Spine edge cloth slightly crimped; dustjacket with minor edgewear, mostly at the spine ends and corners, and one short closed tear on the rear panel bottom edge. Near Fine condition in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a Durafold mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        Ha! Ha! Houdini

      Gotham Book Mart 1977 - New York: Gotham Book Mart & Gallery, 1977. Stapled wraps. Signed. Stated First Edition. Signed by Patti Smith on the title page in black marker. In Very Good Plus condition. Light toning and light soiling to wraps, with a price sticker ghost to the front cover. Pages lightly toned. A lovely copy of this first edition, signed by Patti Smith. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Do You Not See [with recordings]

      Truax Press, Kent, CT 1977 - Kent, CT: Truax Press, 1977. First/Limited Edition. No. 10 of 500 copies designed by Nichols. Signed by Nichols on dedication leaf. Calligraphy by Loretta Pan. Separate 19 page introduction, translation and technical analysis of poems by Stuart H. Sargent. Translators include Kenneth Rexroth, Arthur Waley, Henry Hart, Burton Watson and others. 16 poems in Chinese with English translations, on loose folding sheets along with pen-&-ink illustrations by Nichols, the Chinese calligraphy by Loretta Pan; along with separate folder containing printed sheets giving short biographies of artist, calligrapher, the readers of the poems for the records, etc.; Sargent's booklet in wrappers; two long-playing (33-1/3 r.p.m.) records of Chinese poetry reading. All items set into folding cloth portfolio, overall 12-1/2x17-1/2. Nichols brought together a large group of folks - including such poets as Po Chu-i, Tu Fu, Li Po, Su Tung-p'o and others - for this impressive production, an obvious work of love. The separate wraps-bound introduction and technical analysis of the poems, along with his own translation of them, by Stuart Sargent in which he treats "transciption of sound" and "tone pattern" is itself a fascinating read, and gives an idea just how difficult translation between Chinese and English is. Condition throughout: Fine. LBB-D [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Framework Houses of the Siegen Industrial Region

      Schirmer/Mosel; München, Paris, London 1977 - Monographie. Monograph. First Edition. Erstausgabe. 350 full-page black and white plates. 17 p. text. 24,5cm x 22cm = 10"x8,6" inches. Gebunden im Schutzumschlag. Neuwertiger Zustand. Flawless, unopened condition beeing still in publishers shrinkwrap. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Loathsome Couple

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. (1977). First. First edition. Oblong octavo. Slight waviness to the pages else near fine in very good dustwrapper with some faint dampstaining, in an about fine cardboard slipcase. Copy letter B of 26 lettered copies Signed by the author. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        TIME IN NEW ENGLAND.

      New York: Aperture, Inc., [1977]. - Quarto. Printed cloth, with ribbon marker. Illustrated with over one hundred photographs by Paul Strand. Very fine in cloth slipcase, and publisher's shipping box. First enlarged edition, limited issue. Preface by Paul Metcalf, afterword by Beaumont Newhall. One of 450 numbered copies, assembled from hand-selected sheets and specially bound. Accompanied by hand-pulled grain photogravure made from Strand's original negative, in an edition of 450 prints. The plate was made by Jon Goodman and Richard Benson and the edition was printed at Atelier de Taille Douce, St. Prex. Signed by Hazel Strand for the Paul Strand Foundation on the limitation sheet.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        THE WITCH WORLD NOVELS OF ANDRE NORTON, BOOKS 1 THRU 7 (Witch Word, Web of the Witch World, Year of the Unicorn, Three Against the Witch World, Warlock of the Witch World, Sorceress of the Witch World, Spell of the Witch World)

      Gregg Press, Boston, MA 1977 - Andre Norton's signed special designed bookplate laid into each volume. Also laid into the first volume is an Andre Norton book mark and a typyed signed letter, with envelope, regarding the signed bookplates and the Gregg Press editions. All seven volumes state "First Printing, March, 1977" on the copyright page. Barron: Fantasy Literature, 4A-200. All seven volumes are fine in fine and bright dust jackets. A beautiful complete set of all seven volumes. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA]
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        PFIQ. PIERCING FANS INTERNATIONAL QUARTERLY No. 01 - No. 50; missing Nos. 2 , 21, 28 and 41

      "Beverly Hills, San Francisco": Gauntlet Enterprises. 1977-1997. "Near-complete run of PFIQ from October 1977 to the final issue No. 50 in 1997. The magazine features detailed instructions on how to pierce various body parts, including explicit serial photographs. Also interviews, photos and profiles of piercing afficionados. Illustrated with b/w photos and drawings through No. 14; color starts with issue No. 15.& & No. 1: 16 pp. Reprint. Cover drawing by Bud. PFIQ interviews Doug Malloy on the revival of interest in piercing, with photos of his guiche, frenum ring, and dydoe. Malloy also recounts The Story of Nils. Photos of female piercings, including Susan Mason of Australia and Anne Grey. & No. 2: missing& No. 3: 20 pp. Reprint. Cover by Bud. Jim Ward's Pierce with a Pro column demonstrates the Prince Albert. Meet the Valentines, with lovely corsets and piercings. Fakir Musafar on the Clamp and Pierce connection; clamping is a natural anasthetic, found also in Borneo and other Far Eastern cultures. & No. 4: 20 pp. Cover drawing by Ronin. Letters. Jim Ward interviews Mr. Sebastian about his British guiana inspired piercings, erotic tattoos, and work piercing other people. Fakir Musafar on Kavandi, with Indian and US photographs. An article reviews various historical manifestations of piercing, infibulation, kynodesme, and other news; illustrated with some anthropological photographs. Closes with a photo- illustrated letter and answer, demonstrating how this individual used a bench vice and clamps to perform a deeper-than-usual ampallang self- piercing. back cover photo are three recognizable old salts joined by their nose rings. & No. 5. Cover by Bud. PFIQ interviews Jim Ward. Pierce with a Pro, photos by Charlie Airwaves, demonstrates the Guiche. Fakir Musafar photo study of Star, exotic pierced and tattoed lovely. Gauntlet finds its home on Santa Monica Blvd. Fakir on the O-Kee-Pa: Sacred Rite of the Mandans, with lots of photos of his rite that you don't usually see. This is the stuff that made us go wild when we first saw Vale's Modern Primitives. & No. 6: 16 pp. Cover by Bud. The Versatile and Sensual Prince Albert, by Doug Malloy. PFIQ interviews Bernd and Elke Schobler of Berlin. Primitive and piercing rituals from around the world, illustrated with photos from Ceylon, several from the Thaipusam Festival in Southern India, Two dramatic New Guinea nose plugs, the Chidi-Mari Festival, Sarawak Borneo, Nubian girl with lip plug removed, and Lake Chad women with extreme lip enlartement. Fakir Musafar reviews the book Sundancing at Rosebud and Pine Ridge by Thomas E. Malls. & No. 7: 16 pp. Cover by Bud. This issue is in memoriam of Doug Malloy, who passed August 22, 1979. Readers letters show and describe the evolution of a giant Prince-albert like penis piercing. PFIQ interviews Diana, who wears 75 rings in two piercings of each ear. Review of film by Sandy Daley with Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith, entitled Robert Having His Nipple Pierced. And some b/w photographs of erotic and extreme piercings. & No. 8: 16 pp. Letters, informative and fantasy-filled, including drawings for pierced nipple-stretching apparatus. Pierce with a Pro on the Frenum, with multiple photos. Jim Ward interviews Star the Enchantress, centerfold from issue 5. Two tributes to Doug Malloy, from Richard de Thuin and Jim Ward. Ethel Granger's early modern primitive piercings and corseting, by Fakir Musafar. & No. 9: 20 pp. Cover by Bud. Letters. PFIQ interviews Marni, slave. Pierce with a pro covers the Labia Majora. Erotic Consciousness: A Synopsis, by Christopher Larkin. & No. 10: 20 pp. Cover drawing by Bud. Letters, including drawings for cock-ring/Prince Albert penis stretcher. Infibulation by A.F. Niemoeller, reprinted from rare 1947 Haldeman-Julius booklet entitled Chastity Safeguards; illustrated with charming padlocked genitals. Jim Ward interviews and photographs Sailor Sid. & No. 11: 24 pp. Letters, including an improved cock-stretching device using an ampallang and a spring. The Story of Marion, letters written to Doug Malloy in 1977 and to Jim Ward in 1979. PFIQ interviews Jim A., photos by Phil Masnick. Pierce with a Pro: The Ampallang, with step-by-step photos. Piercings for Love: The S/M Connection, by Fakir Musafar; photos of Eskimo Love Marks, Sun Dancers, Hindu Nostril Ring, Cuno Indian girl, Platter Lips of African women, Dayak locks, labial Occulsion, and labial padlocks - examined as symbols of submisison.& No. 12: 20 pp. Pierce with a pro looks at Clitoris piercing. Sid Sailor interviews the incredible 'Til', illusrated with photos of his ""penis inversion"" process. Fakir Musafar writes I Love NY...Pierced; describing his first meeting with Annie Sprinkle. And a potpurri of piercing photos by Fakir & Jim Ward. & No. 13: 24 pp. Letters, including one from bookseller C.J. Scheiner. Some clear and unusual pierced penis CBT photos. Meet Sunny, pierced nudist, describes her piercings at Gauntlet. Fakir Musafar photos and profile of A. Viking Navaro - Modern Primitive. Fakir reviews Jewels for Their Ears by Charlotte Wruck. Jim Ward reviews Charles Gatewood Forbidden Photographs. Fakir announces his book, Body Play, titled with his real name, Roland Loomis. & No. 14: 24 pp. Letters. Fakir photos of Tiny & her labret. Pierce with a Pro looks at Dydoes. Kingpinned & Ringed, the Story of Jason & Janice, edited by Fakir. Jim Ward reviews The Divine Androgyne According to Purusha. Untitled piercing and tatto photos of artistic bodies; photos of Fiona. & No. 15: 32 pp. With this issue begins the color photo covers. Jim Ward editorial thanking participants. The Divine Androgyne According to Purusha, reviewed by Bruce Voeller. Fakir Musafar writes a tribute to Ethel Granger. Meet Carl Carrol and his bifurcated penis. Color center spread of Zubayr & Star, plus more b/w of this lovely couple. Detal from Greg Moskwa poster depicting some of the exploits of Fakir. Periodicals of interest reviewed. Kingpinned & Ringed, Part 2. The Letters of Ellen Sunshine, Part 1 -- a sort of extreme piercing fantasy fiction, don't try this at home. & No. 16: 32 pp. Color Annie Sprinkle cover. Five excerpts from DungeonMaster; various erotic penis piercings and torments. Play Piercings for Women, feature and photos by Fakir. Interview and photos of Magic, who nurses her baby while wearing nipple rings. The Great Wyoming Sun Dance of 1982, an account by Fakir Musafar, photos by Charles Gatewood. Letters of Ellen Sunshine, Part 2. & No. 17: 28 pp. Color covers and center spread. Letters. Pierce with a Pro looks at the Nostril. Meet Indy, with color and b/w photos of his multi-pierced penis by Fakir. Letters of Ellen Sunshine, Part 3. More play piercing photos by Jim Ward. Sara, revisited. & No. 18: 32 pp. Color cover and centerfold. Letters, and full-page reproduction of an award-winning photo of Jim Ward by Davis Barber. How-to do Septum Piercings, with disclaimer and photo-illustrated by Fakir Musafar. Photos of Richard of Anaheim's deep piercing at the base of his penis. Meet Mistress Golden Rings, including early scrapbook photos. Helpful hints on jewelry care. Piercing enlargement by Fakir Musafar. And Tattoo Samy shows his tongue stud, one of the early photos of this now-ubiquitous piercing. & No. 19: 32 pp. Pierce with a Pro, The Tongue. Photos of Pudenda piercings. Color centerspread of cover model Hans of Denmark, another modern primitive, by A. Viking Navarro. This includes photos of Navarro inserting his stretched and pierced foreskin through Hans enlarged Queen Victoria piercing, for an unusual bit of penetration. More primitive piercings from around the world. More photos of Marni. And a collection of variously pierced nipples. & No. 20: 32 pp. Letters, including one with piercing of back of the hand. Pierce with a Pro looks at Female Nipples. Color photos of cover model Mistress Noni and her stretched labial piercings, plus a feature by Fakir. Spears of Siva, by Fakir with many photos by Mark I. Chester, showing him being fitted for, wearing and walking in the Kavandi. & No. 22: 32 pp. This issue is mostly readers letters and photographs. Krystine the Kolorful, photographed by Madame Lazonga. Photo by Annie Sprinkle, ""Portrait of an Ear that Looks Like a Fish."" Shirley photographed by Tim Calf. Chastity Choice, fiction by Michael O'Connor. Two portraits by Pat O'Connor. Color photos of the erotic piercings of Jake & Eileen. Eric Nema photographs Angel, who has an eye-popping ankle hole behind his Achilles tendon, through which he hangs from a hook. Wow! Nipple stretching letter and progressive photos by Gary. A couple of photos from and a review of Stellarc's Obsolete Body/Suspensions, followed by Fakir Musafar's Suspension from Multiple Piercings, with himself as the model. & No. 23: 32 pp. Editorial on AIDS. Eddie G. of England, photos by Mr. Sebastian. More shots of Shirley by Tim Calf. Burdette, photos by Jim Ward. Pierce with a pro looks at Hand piercings. Miss Tracy, photos by Ted V. The erotic images of S. Fisher, including the penis-as-thorny-rose-vase we like so well. The Late Ethel Granger, London 1975, photos by Friedrich Bastl, in association with Kurt Interl. The Ring of Ouroborus, fiction by Max. Pride in Shame, four drawings by Tim A. Photos of L, with pincushion breasts. Others of Mel, with big nails in is penis piercings. & No. 24: 32 pp. Jim Ward editorial about New Zealand calling issues 11 and 14 of PFIQ indecent. Photos of unusual multiple ear piercings with jewelry, including Ward's variations. Results of a PFIQ survey, The Piercing Profile Evaluated, by Mike Nichols. Zapata, photos by Fakir. Pierce with a Pro looks at the Ear Lobe. More great piercings from around the world. & No. 25: 32 pp. Lots of photo-illustrated letters, including a small neck barbell. Daele V. photos. Europa Pierced by Fakir, photos by Annie Sprinkle & Les Barany. Jack B. ears, nipple, penis. Pierce with a Pro looks at piercing the Tragus. Robert/Roberta photos by Poindexter. & No. 26: 32 pp. Letters, some with photos of a North Indian Herdsman, Mrs. Savitrabal Bapu Avhad with a tragus ornament called a kudki, and Burabhai Ismail with a ring of copper wire through the concha of his right ear to alleviate pain. Photos of Henry Ferguson - beautiful, minimally pierced women. BobE contributes several photos of a kind of penis harness + piercing. The Thrill of it All, by Bob Flanagan. Neon loops as earrings, with neon artist Betsy Berberian, color photos by Fakir, plus article on stretching ear holes. Pierce with a Pro looks at the Apadravya. Jennifer, text by Bob Flanagan, photos by Mike Nichols. & No. 27: 32 pp. Letters. new rign and barbell designs from Gauntlet. More photos from Henry Ferguson. Silver Fox: Photos by Fakir; a memoir of coming out of midlife into gay jockhood, with photos of him wearing his medals as piercing weights. Premier of Dances Sacred and Profane. Pierce with a Pro updates The Male Nipple, photos by Poindexter. The camera artistry of Peter O. Various pierced ear photos. & No. 29: 32 pp. Renee, photos by John Glass. Photos of Richard Barrister, Brigitte, Michael D. Madame Labrette photos (this is actually Cleo DuBois). The Magnificent Menage a Trois, story and photo by Fakir. Pierce with a Pro examines the Labret. Photos of Peter. Photos of Los Angeles band Bent. & No. 30: 32 pp. Front and back cover photos, and color centerfold, by Annie Sprinkle. Readers letters and photos of unusual piercings. Todd & Friend featured in more b/w photos. Several full-page reproductions of Michael A. Rosen photographs. An excerpt by Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh on Piercing as Meditation. Healing Harmonics by Fakir and Carla, photos by Mark J. & Chris S., with photos showing the process of hanging the Fakir in four-point suspension and Carla with many balls attached to her body. Bill Browning memorium. Excerpt from A Taste for Travel by John Julius Norwich. Periodicals of Interest: Body Art Magazine. & No. 31: 32 pp. Photos of Gigi, Lori & Diane; Gerard, Elvira and Bernie; and Alex with his moustache jewelry in a septum piercing. In Memorium: Arnold Rubin. Colorful tattoos of Krystine Kolorful, photos by Dianne Mansfield. Pierce with a Pro updates The Frenum, photos by Fakir. Psychic TV: Photos of the genitals of Genesis P-Orridge, Coyote, and Paual, by Sheree Rose, from her recent show Needles & Pins II. Big earrings of LA tattoist Robert Benedetti. Videos of interest reviewed: Cult of Manhood, Pierce with a Pro, and Bodyshock.& No. 32: 32 pp. Readers letters and photos, including a se by Pauline Clarke of Piercing Association U.K. Drew Nicholas photographs J.T.'s 16 new frenums and scrotum piercings. Jim Ward photographs Earl, and Drew Nicholas photographs Crystal Cross. Another RIP, this time for Sid Morris. Todd Friedman photographs Viper in color for the cover and centerfold. More nature photos by Michael Rosen of the Valhalla Piercing Ceremonies 1988, participants include Fakir Musafar, Jim Ward, Sharon, Stacy, Carla, Brad, Alain, Michael, Shari, and Gannymede. Includes a Kavendi ceremony and ball dance. Laid in: Pin Pals contacts page. & No. 33: 32 pp. Long series of photos taken between 1983 and 1989, showing how one reader stretched her labia piercings to amazing proportions. Leslie contributes photos of Kimo's stretched and full-of- metal penis piercings. Katherine shown with speculum and weights. Michael Childers photographs Michael Pereyra, Internatinoal Mr. Leather 1988. Penni photographed by Todd Friedman. Ted: A Living Sculpture, interview and photographs by Annie Sprinkle, transcribed & Edited by Marco Vassi. Nora photographed by Sir Michael. Sheree Rose interviews Genesis P-Orrige of Psychic TV. Photos of Linus and his multiple penis ring piercings, Alain & Ganymede. & No. 34: 32 pp. Droux photo shows the grand opening of Gauntlet San Francisco. Todd Friedman photographs Julie, D.D., Keren & Yasmiin. Nod photographs some hefty piercings. Todd Friedman photographs Elayne Levine, tattoo Angel, including in color. Droux photos illustrates an article on female nipple piercings. Thatcher Keats photographs the Vegetarian Festival at Phuket, that seems to involve a lot of large cheek piercing. Laid in: Pin Pals contacts page.& No. 35: 32 pp. Associate editor Fakir Musafar. Memories and photos of Sailor Sid. Ring Cycle shows Sailor Sid, Mr. Sebastian, and Thing, chained together by the nose. Todd Friedman photographs Jennifer's stretched nipples. Efrain Gonzalez photographs Larry Happ's penis piercings. Peter Rosenbaum photographs the body art of David Kotker. Todd Friedman photographs Rick & Debbie's master/slave relationship, incluidng color photos. Instructions on how to pierce the vertical clit hood, photos by Fakir, piercer is Karen Hurt. & No. 36: 32 pp. Associate editor, art direction, and production by Fakir Musafar. Charles & Kathy, piercing pioneers, photos and story by Fakir. Scott Schatsky interviews Jim Ward, photos by Drew Nicholas & Fakir. Debbie Wertheim reviews Michael Rosen's Sexual Portraits. ""Daddy Bear"" Rings introduces himself, photos by Fakir. Pierce with a Pro shows how Jim Ward does eyebrow piercings. Readers letters and photos. And a crossword puzzle by Jim Ward. & No. 37: 40 pp. cover photo of Lily Braindrop by Annie Sprinkle. Drew Nicholas and Efrain Gonzalez photograph the newest Gauntlet store, in New York City. Letters and photos from the reader. New female genital piercings, Fourchette and triangle, illustrated. Gregory Hofler writes on natural healing & pain control. Color photos by Todd Friedman of female genital piercings, Alex & Elayne, Michaela & Kristen, Cindy & Sandra. Jim Ward provides instructions on how to pierce the labia minora, photographed by Drew Nicholas. And another crossword puzzle by Jim Ward. No. 38: 40 pp. Los Angeles Gauntlet celebrates new space, photos by Drew Nicholas. George, photos by Charles Goll. The Making of a Video: Pierce with a Pro 2 and 3 in productoin, feature by Scott Shatsky, photos by Drew Nicholas. Video review of Painless Steel II. The photography of Efrain Gonzalez, with biographical info. Interview with the Genitorturers. Pierce with a Pro: The Tongue: an alternate approach. Readers letters and photos. Crossword puzzle by Jim Ward. & No. 39: 40 pp. Readers letters & photos, including one of Todd Friedman and Kendra's handfasting, performed by Jim Ward. A Study in Stretching, subject J shows her labia to photographer Todd Friedman. Charles Gatewood's Primitives. Piercing pointers by Scott Shatsky. Journey of Jen, photos by Friedman. Pierce with a Pro: THe Prince Albert - an improved technique. Review of video Mistres of the Rings by Steen Schapiro. Software review of SoapBox software. Review of The Black Book. Steven, a leatherman, photographs by Dana Schurhammer. Jim Ward a& Jim Anderson's crossword puzzle. & No. 40: 40 pp. Views through a camera lens, photos by Charles Goll. The Todd Friedman Touch, erotic photos. Sluts & Goddesses, photos by Annie Sprinkle. Pierce with a Pro looks at the Male Nipple - an update. Keep it Clean: The latest word in aftercare for new piercings. Michael, and Daddy Irwin Gets Pierced: photos by Drew Ward. Chance contributes a personal story of how he got his problem labret to heal up. Crossword puzzle by Jim Ward & Jim Anderson. & No. 42: 40 pp. Jim Ward reminisces on the grandfather of modern piercing, Doug Malloy. Many of Doug's photograph collection were destroyed by his widow, yet another preventable tragedy of our cultural heritage. Other fascinating articles by Doug Malloy. Woody & Peaches photographed by Drew & Jim Ward. Todd Friedman photographs the beauty of the female form. Donna R. Adams reviews baby food, as the easiest thing to eat after a tongue piercing. Miscellania includes a patent for a Device to Prevent Dogs from Worrying Sheep, which seems to be a nose piercing with hanging grapple hook. And another crossword puzzle by Jim Ward.& No. 43: 48 pp. One page Piercee's Bill of Rights. Nipple Piercing survey outcome by Joann Lee, R.N. Daemon & Raven Rowanchilde, urban primitives, profiled. A few beauties from Skip William's 1995 Angels of Steel calendar are shown. Dangerous and unconventional piercer Jon Cobb (including his trademark Uvula piercing) interviewed by Paul King, photos by Brian Finke. Pierce with a Pro revisits the navel piercing. Sally Griffyn photographs British piercings. Peter Shaun Morrison remembered. & No. 44: 56 pp. Editorial by Sharon Sheinker on clitoral anatomy and best piercing spots. A few of Annie Sprinkle's Post-Modern Pin Up cards shown. Anne Greenblatt & Lani Teshima- Miller on piercing on the Internet. Joseph W. Bean shows his cut paper erotic art, very cool. Several tongue-piercing photos and the stupid questions that go along with them. Folsom Street Fair trip photos. Profile of Jesus Nightclub for Faggots, Dykes, & Freaks. And how to pierce the tragus, that little ear knob on the other side of the lobe. And color and b/w photos of body modifications for modified bodies -- including explicit photographs of transsexual and intersexual genital decorations -- including interviews -- of Les, Skeeter, Tala, Gaby, and Matt. This particular issue of PFIQ was banned in some places and created quite a flap, possibly due to these photographs. & No. 45: 54 pp. This issue is celebrating Gauntlet's 20th anniversary, with old photos, profiles of important Gauntlet workers both corporate and at the LA, NY, Paris, and SF stores, mail order, and manufacturing. Pierce with a pro on the Labia Majora, piercer Michaela Grey photographed by Jim Ward. Todd Friedman photographs Dr. Tech Sharon; Michael Rosen photos, Annie Sprinkle wonders, Efrain Gonzalez photographs Jack, Skip Williams calendar, Jerry Rosen photographs Peggy, Mahesh, Meredith, and a self-portrait; and more b/w works by Charles Goll. & No. 46: 56 pp. Examination of the lfine line between piercing enthusiasts and piercing extremists, illustrated with some extreme photos from past issues, and an essay on how to play safe when pushing the edge. Readers letters and photos, including Burdette's pierced and tattod penis, and Fiona's shaved lock-encrusted vulva. Molly McGee, Bob & Aimee, and an interview with Bud the Punk by Paul King. Tokyo housewife Lima shows her large guage rings. A profile on the sensual world of Cameron Wolf. Another profile on David Anthony, founder, owner and senior piercer of Body Work Productions Inc. Todd Friedman photos. Justice Howard photographs Todd Bertrand. Pierce with a Pro details the apadravya penis piercing. & No. 47: 56 pp. Ethnographic photographs and profiles of the Tribal Aesthetic. Maasai photos by piercer Angelique Llewellyn. Oceana Bundi and Dayak. Photos of Jo Ann wearing Dyak silver ear coils from Borneo, by Billy Douglas.Tribal jewelry from the collection of Paul King. Various jewelry and piercing habits from India, including Apatani nose stretching, Dabla and Miri earlobe stretching, and Konyak Nagas ear jewelry. Erica shows her native curiosities including a monkey skull necklace from Kalimantan. Color centerfold of Baaba, who reclaimed his aboriginal heritage via tattoos and body adornment, by Todd Friedman. Gen models Paul King jewelry. Jef and Rene Martin, owners of Rites of Ascension in Nashville, recreate Mesoamerican rituals. Pacific Northwest (Eskimo or Inuit) body decoration (labret and septum piercings) explored. Dave describes his tribal lifestyle. Jim Ward photographs and describes how to stretch piercings.& No. 48: 56 pp. The fetish & fashion issue. Readers letters and photos. Review of CD ROM Corpus Transfixum: Body Piercing as Metaphor. Fetish greeting cards by Efrain John Gonzalez. Michael Manning fine art and fetish. Photographs of Jonathan Kochan. Photographs of Steve Vaccariello. Michael Rosen photographs Meistro. Todd Friedman photographs Mechele. Damian Day takes gritty fetish photos. Chain filled Drew Ward photos. Pierce with a Pro looks at the Septum. And a memorial to Alan Oversby, aka Mr. Sebastian. & No. 49: 64 pp. This issue is Performance & Piercing. Review of Torture Garden: A photographic archive of the new flesh, by David Wood. Performers profiled are Ron Athey, Spike: Holocaust girl photographed by Christine Kessler; Drag mods featuring Trauma Flintstone, Mark Pritchard, Cirus, and Fennel. Crystal Cross of the Primeval Body Piercing Studio in LA. Color photos of Chuk breathing fire by Billy Douglas. Paul King performances. Hellraiser Night at Sinematic. Julie Tolentino. Dave Tavacol. Mr. Lifto from Jim Rose circus, picks up things with his nipples and prick. Mr Fab & Co. does Body and Soul performances. While Justin Chin cites vanity and aesthetics as his motivation. Pierce with a pro returns to the Triangle. & No. 50: 64 pp. The romance issue. Letters and photos from the readers. Meet the staff of Gauntlet Seattle. John and Michele photographed by Todd Friedman. Chloe & Lilly by Kelly of Pariah. Bobby & Christopher photos by Michael Adrianne. Michael Rosen photographs several couples, and Skip Williams shows 5 more. Mark & Don photos by Michael Adrianne. Demi & Tomoya in color. Al D. & Richard. More couples by Jerry Rosen. Pierce with a Pro goes roots with the Earlobe." Saddle-stapled magazine. Light shelfwear. Some issues (No. 3, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 23) are more or less wrinkly from damp stains, though still intact and readable. Included are two purple velveteen notebooks, imprinted with the PFIQ logo. Very good

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        A Summer to Die

      Houghton Mifflin Company 1977 - Yellow cloth over boards. Brown endpapers. Binding tight. Inscribed: For Mary Burns / with thanks / Lois Lowry. This is a true first edition with complete number line. DJ not price clipped. Rubbed on corners and edges with some very short tears. In archival cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Joan Miro, Lithografo [Spanish] - Volume III 1964-1969. Prologo De Joan Teixidor

      Barcelona : Poligrafa, C1972- 1977 - Subjects: Miro, Joan, 1893-1983 --Catalogs. Chiefly color illustrated and complete with 2 original lithographs. Limited to 150 copies. .ciento cincuenta esemplares.con dos litografias originales suplementarias numeradas por el artista y 80 'suites'. Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new and still in the publisher's protective card box. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 3 Kg. 207 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Papas Daughter

      Fleming H Revell Co 1977 - Bantam paperback with vintage cover art. Small owner's label inside. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Butterfly's Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast

      (Watertown, MA): Bromer, Anne & David, 1977. (24)pp.The text is printed on Japanese paper with ornamentation in green. Wood engravings by Sarah Chamberlain, as her first miniature book commission. The first miniature book published by the Bromers. Midori Kunikata-Cockram captures the whimsical nature of the text, which was the first English poem for children intended for sheer amusement. The front and rear boards are covered with parchment, on which the artist has hand-drawn a pattern of vines and flowers in crimson ink depicting the insects and small animals attending the feast. Delicate onlays of black morocco create the silhouette of a vine climbing up the book's crimson morocco spine. Inside, endpapers printed with oak leaves and cut-out leaves with hand-drawn shading in pastel reference the oak tree in the poem, beneath which the revels were held. Housed in a crimson suede-lined box, the exterior of which is covered with paper hand-tooled in a foliate pattern and gilt-titled to the crimson morocco spine. A parchment tab painted with a butterfly on one side, and a grasshopper on the reverse, helps to lift the book out of the box. With the binder's blind-stamped mark to the penultimate endleaf, and signed by Chamberlain to the colophon. Extremely fine. (2 1/2 by 2 1/8; 63x53mm).

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        Eivissa. Ardència De Llum Presa.

      Miquel Plana, Olot 1977 - Ilustrado con 10 linóleums originales en bellos colores, numerados y firmados a mano. Estuche y cubiertas en cartón pintado por el artista. Edición única de 99 ejemplares. Espectacular. Size: 34 x 34 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        96 piccadillies.

      Eaton House Publishers., London. 1977 - London. Eaton House Publishers. 1977. 24x18 cm. 160 n.n. S. Illustriert. Originalleinwand mit Schutzumschlag in Schuber. Eines von 200 Exemplaren der "de luxe" Ausgabe, beiliegend ein "Selfportrait as Piccadilly-Eros. Original Speedy Drawing by Dieter Roth", von Roth handschriftlich monogrammiert und datiert. - Mit einem Vorwort von Dieter Roth in Englisch und Deutsch, einer Einführung von Dieter Schwarz in Englisch, einer Biographie und einem ausgewählten Ausstellungsverzeichnis. - Vergl. Bücher 87 (dort ungenau): Die 160seitige "de luxe" Ausgabe entspricht nicht genau der gleichnamigen 128seitigen "Normalausgabe" der "Collected Works, vol. 36" bzw. "Gesammelte Werke, Band 36", die den Untertitel "Postards of works 1968-77", bzw. "Postkarten von Werken 1968-77" trägt. Die 96 Postkartenabbildungen sind identisch, jedoch ohne die Einführung von Schwarz, der Biographie und dem Ausstellungsverzeichnis. Sprache: N Originalleinwand mit Schutzumschlag in Schuber. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        KING KONG

      London: Arthur Barker Limited,. [1977]. Octavo,. boards.. Some foxing to edges of text block, a near fine copy in near fine. dust jacket with light rubbing to spine ends and corner tips.. (#126587). First British hardcover edition. Novelization of the famous 1933 RKO film "conceived by Edgar Wallace (whose contribution was minor) and Merian C. Cooper." The classic monster movie. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-681. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3- 226.

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        The View from Serendip

      Random House, New York 1977 - First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper with slight toning to the edges of the flaps. Inscribed by Arthur C. Clarke to his protege, one-time secretary, and longtime friend Ian Macauley; "To Ian, this souvenir of a quarter century! All the best, Arthur. NYC 11 Oct. 77." Macauley, an award-winning *New York Times* journalist, was the dedicatee of Clarke's first published hardcover novel, *Islands in the Sky* (1952). He also edited Clarke's book of collected essays, *Greetings, Carbon-Based Bipeds!* (2000). Clarke wrote the last chapter of *Childhood End*, while visiting Macauley in Atlanta, where he was reportedly greatly influenced by their discussions. A nice association copy of this miscellany, including speculations on space, science and the sea, a short science-fiction story, and "an equatorial autobiography." Macauley has made several pencil and pen alterations in the text, apparently while preparing the essays for the collected volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Jefferson Awards

      [No place]: The Maple Press Company. (1977). First. First edition. Blue cloth gilt. Quarto. Fine. Inscribed by Rodino to Joe DiMaggio: "To the 'Yankee Clipper' Joe DiMaggio - with respect and admiration and the warm personal good wishes of your friend - Peter W. Rodino. Washington, D. C. October 1979." Rodino was a Democratic United States Congressman from a heavily Italian-American New Jersey district who rose to prominence as the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, where he was chair of the impeachment hearings that lead to the resignation of President Richard Nixon in 1974, where his conduct of the generally partisan proceedings was widely praised. With a letter of provenance signed by DiMaggio's two granddaughters. .

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        Two Landscapes (Original Artwork)

      The Artist 1977 - Original artwork made by the artist & poet Stuart Mills and exhibited in the historic Miniatures exhibition at Coracle Press (Camberwell) in 1977. As per the catalogue of that show : this is work number 44 "Two Landscapes" ; glass, wood, plastic 5 2/16" x 3". The work, frame, typed contents of the slides were all made by Mills, a faded ghost-like "signature" is on the reverse in the artist's hand simply stating "stuart's". Mills (1940-2006) was founder and editor of Tarasque Press and a leading English Concrete Poet.

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        L'Italie illustrée de 450 gravures sur Bois

      Hachette, Paris 1977 - In 4°gr.( 37x28); pagine VIII ; 744. Interessante resoconto di viaggio, ricercato per la ricchezza dell'apparato iconografico costituito da 450 xilografie, molte delle quali a piena pagina, raffiguranti luoghi, usi e costumi del bepaese, dall'Alto Adige e dal Sempione fino alla Sicilia. Elegante e sana legatura coeva in percallina rossa riccamente decorata al dorso, con scomparti e 5 nervi; titolo e autore in oro alla seconda casa, carte interne fresche e senza fioriture. Opera allo stato di Ottimo. Cfr. Cremonini n. 194

      [Bookseller: Libri Antichi e Rari di A. Castiglioni]
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        The Story of Tommy.

      Eel Pie Publishing 1977 - First edition. Inscribed by Pete Townshend. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Books signed by the legendary guitarist are uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The New Mickey Mouse Club Book

      New York, New York, U.S.A.: Grosset & Dunlap 1977 - 64 pages, fully illustrated with black & white photos and drawings. A history of the original Mickey mouse Club with an introduction to the "New Mickey Mouse Club and the new Mouseketeers. "In the 1970s, Walt Disney Productions revived the concept but modernized the show cosmetically, with a disco re-recording of the theme song and a more ethnically diverse group of young cast members. The sets were brightly colored and more simplistic than the detailed black and white artwork of the original. Like the original, nearly each day's episode included a vintage cartoon, though usually color ones from the late 1930s and onward. Serials were usually old Disney movies, cut into segments for twice-weekly inclusion. Movies included Third Man on the Mountain, The Misadventures of Merlin Jones and its sequel The Monkey's Uncle (both starring Tommy Kirk), Emil and the Detectives (retitled The Three Skrinks), Tonka (retitled A Horse Called Comanche), The Horse Without a Head (about a toy horse), and Toby Tyler (starring Kevin Corcoran). In addition, one original serial was produced, The Mystery of Rustler's Cave, starring Kim Richards and Robbie Rist. Theme days were: Monday: Who, What, Why, Where, When and How Tuesday: Let's Go Wednesday: Surprise Thursday: Discovery Friday: Showtime (at Disneyland, with performers usually at Plaza Gardens)" In Near Fine condition with a square tight spine and binding. Clean and bright both inside and out. One of the rarest Disney books to have come out of the 1970`s, and would make an excellent addition to any Disney collection. Overseas shipping is $42.00 Registered Mail. Additional photos emailed upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Planet Books]
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        LANDSCAPES

      Editions Le Soleil Noir, Paris 1977 - Edition originale tirée à 77 exemplaires sur Vélin numérotés (celui-ci n° 43). Chaque exemplaire comporte sur le premier plat de l'emboîtage un dessin original de Jim Amaral et à l'intérieur 7 gravures à l'eau-forte et pointe sèche en couleurs réalisées, titrées, numérotées et signées à la mine de plomb par l'artiste. Le texte qui "couvre" (imprimé sur papier fin légèrement opaque) chaque illustration est extrait d'un fragment d' Oedipe-roi traduit par Robert Brasillach dans son Anthologie de la Poésie Grecque, aux éditions Stock. Ce livre-objet a été conçu par François Di Dio. A noter : premier plat légèrement défraîchi et pièce de titre au dos émoussée sur ses bords + l'ouvrage pesant 2100 g, merci de prévoir 12 euros de frais de port pour la France - Because of the weight (2,100 kg), shipment to Europe will be 22 euros and 40 euros to the rest of the world. Size: 40 x 50 cms. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Pascal Coudert]
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        W.T.C. N.Y.C. U.S.A. 1977. The Twin Towers.

      1977 - Cibachrome. Vintage. Printing by Roland Dufau. 60x50 cm. 15 copies, numbered and signed by Alain Bizos. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: ARCHIVES]
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        TYPED LETTER- SIGNED

      1977 - THOMAS P. STAFFORD - Typed Letter Signed Typed letter explaining that an orientation program has been canceled. On Air Force Flight Test Center letterhead. Edwards Air Force Base, California dated December 1, 1977. One page and measures 8" X 10 1/2". Condition: Normal mailing folds and staple holes at top left corner. Fine condition. "Dear Mr Valentine We have been notified that the Air Force Systems Command Civic Leader Orientation (7-9 December) has been cancelled. This has been caused by the unavoidable conflicts beyond our control. I very much regret this having occurred and extend apologies for any inconvenience this may cause you. It is hoped that another orientation might later be scheduled and you will be given first consideration for that program. Thank you for your patience and understanding in this matter. Sincerely (Thomas P. Stafford) Thomas P. Stafford Major General, USAF Commander." W. J. Valentine - Publisher, Antelope Valley Ledger-Gazette, Lancaster, Ca Stafford was selected as an astronaut by NASA in 1962. In December, 1965, he was pilot of Gemini 6 and he and commander Wally Schirra flew the first space rendezvous mission, closing to within a foot of Gemini 7, with astronauts Frank Borman and Jim Lovell aboard. He commanded Gemini 9, with Gene Cernan as pilot, in June, 1966, rendezvousing with an alternate docking target after the Atlas boosting their original Agena target failed. They were unable to dock with the alternate because a protective fiberglass shroud had failed to separate completely, but they flew three different types of rendezvous with it. Stafford commanded the Apollo 10 lunar orbit flight in May 1969, with John Young and Gene Cernan. He and Cernan separated the Lunar Module and approached to within 10 miles of the surface, paving the way for the Apollo 11 crew to make the first moon landing two months later. Stafford logged his fourth space mission as commander of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project in July 1975. He, Deke Slayton, and Vance Brand linked in orbit with a Soyuz carrying cosmonauts Alexei Leonov and Valery Kubasov. Stafford returned to the Air Force and assumed command of the Air Force Flight Test Center in 1975. He was promoted to lieutenant general in 1978 and was assigned as Deputy Chief of Staff, Research Development and Acquisition, Headquarters, USAF, Washington, D.C. He retired from the Air Force in 1979. He co-founded the Technical Consulting Firm of Stafford, Burke, and Hecker, Inc. in Alexandria, Virginia. He sits on the Board of Directors of six corporations listed on the New York Stock Exchange, one listed on the American Exchange, and two others, including Seagate Technology, Inc. Seagate Technology is the largest independent hard disk drive maker in the world. He has served as an advisor to a number of governmental agencies including NASA and the Air Force Systems Command. He was a defense advisor to Ronald Reagan during the presidential campaign and a member of the Reagan transition team. He served on the National Research Council¿s Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; the Committee on NASA Scientific and Technological Program Reviews and Vice President Quayle¿s Space Policy Advisory Council. He was Chairman of the NASA Advisory Council Task Force on Shuttle-Mir Rendezvous and Docking Missions, is currently Chairman of the NASA Advisory Council Task Force on ISS Operational Readiness, and Co-Chairman of the Stafford-Covey Space Shuttle Return to Flight Task Group. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Legends In History]
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        The Sworn Book of Honourius the Magician As Composed by Honourius through counsel with the Angel Hocroell prepared from two British Museum Manuscripts

      Heptangle, Gillette, 1977 - Limited signed edition; this number 381 of 500 copies, hardback, octavo, 111 pp., Decorated green and white cheques on cloth boards. Corners bumped. Antique script style with red, blue and black typography printed by letterpress. Lightly toned page edges. Transparent tissue paper dustwrapper with decoration; some very minor edge and corner wear. Superb copy. This book is compiled from two manuscripts in the British museum. The Sloane MS. 313 is the older, 27 folios, written in Latin and arranged as a missal - that is the prayers and sacred names of God occupy the middle of the manuscript while the directions for their use and other substantive matter is arranged at either end. The work is divided into three parts - Book 1 the Seal of God and the attainment of the Beatific Vision; Book 2 concerns astral angels their offices and their invocation and Book 3; concerning the demonic powers, their offices and their invocation. Of the three divisions of Sloane 313 the third is both incomplete, folio 25 and possibly more is missing, and in the worst state of preservation. The Sworn Book of Honourius is a medieval magician's most valued possession: his book of invocations and words of power. It proports to contain the kernal of magical art, and by this we understand, the bare essantials. Written in the shadow of the inquisition, much is presupposed by the author - that for instance no specifics are given for the consecration of rituals - this book was intended, perhaps, for one apprenticed to a master. A E Waite calls this book a composite - that is containing works of both 'White' and 'Black' magic, though Honourius makes no statement on the metaphysical 'goodness' of the spirits with which he would deal.

      [Bookseller: lamdha books]
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        The Design on the Oriole

      (No place: The Night Heron Press. 1977). First. First edition. 24mo. Stiff paper wrappers. Fine. One of 200 numbered copies Signed by the author. A very scarce limited edition. .

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