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        The Blue Guitar

      London: Petersburg Press, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition of this book with etchings by Hockney who was inspired by Wallace Stevens who was inspired by Pablo Picasso. Very good condition in very good unclipped dustwrapper. This copy INSCRIBED on the title page by Hockney "To John Killeen". Signed by Author

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        Pleasure Garden, The

      London: John Murray, 1977. - A Gardening ClassicOne of Ten Copies Specially Bound by Zaehnsdorf[ZAEHNSDORF, binder]. SCOTT-JAMES, Anne. The Pleasure Garden. An Illustrated History of British Gardening. [Illustrated by Osbert Lancaster]. London: John Murray, [1977].First edition. Small quarto (9 1/16 x 6 1/2 inches; 231 x 165 mm.). 128 pp. Text illustrations.One of ten copies specially bound by Zaehnsdorf in quarter green morocco, ruled in gilt, over green cloth boards. Vellum tips. Spine ruled and lettered in gilt with two raised bands and with Zaehnsdorf monogram in gilt at foot of spine. Top edge gilt. Olive green endpapers. A fine copy. Housed in a fleece-lined green cloth slipcase. "Of this edition 10 copies have been reserved by arrangement with the Publishers for fine binding by Zaehnsdorf. This is copy number 9 which has been specially bound for David Brass" (calligraphed on an inserted limitation leaf at front). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The End Of The Game: The Last Word from Paradise

      New York: International Center of Photography, 1977 Hardcover SIGNED. Limited first edition, first printing. Good cloth-bound hardcover with fading to the spine and overall light wear; the last couple of pages have a barely visible two-inch moisture stain to the fore edge. No dj, as issued. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Text and photographs by Peter Beard. 278 pages; 4 color plates plus b&w plates and text illustrations throughout; 8 x 11.25 inches. Bibliography. SIGNED BY BEARD on the half-title, inscribed and dated Christmas of the year of publication, with an illustration of mountains turning into elephant's, Beard's fingerprint as an elephant, and a dear as a word in the inscription, and a pink rule down the gutter. This volume, a revised and updated special edition of Beard's first book (1965,) was published to accompany the first one-man exhibition of his work, at the International Center of Photography, NYC, 1977. The End of the Game looks at the history of East Central Africa and contrasts it to the 9 years Beard had lived there, to make clear how swiftly Old Africa had disappeared. The text and margins are sprinkled with 18th and 19th century engravings, archival photos, and Beard's drawings, and alternate between portfolios of his photographs. For the first edition, see Roth, Book of 101 Books, p170-171; Open Book, p208-209.

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        SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (w/ working title: "Tribal Rites Of Saturday Night" 152pp Original Mimeographed "First Draft" Screenplay for the 1977 Film

      Los Angeles: Robert Stigwood Organization/ Paramount Studios, 1977. Wexler, Norman. SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER. Los Angeles: Robert Stigwood Organization Films, [n. d. but 1977]. Original 152pp Mimeographed Screenplay brad-bound in original RSO Production Company wraps, still bearing the screenplay's working title TRIBAL RITES OF SATURDAY NIGHT. This version is undated and designated "First Draft, Revision #1" without shot numbers or other later shooting script elements. Perhaps the earliest obtainable version of the hard "R" rated script for the John Badham-directed Paramount Studios Disco/John Travolta classic 1977 film with its rock-legendary soundtrack by the Bee Gees. Originally based on a fabricated article by British Journalist Nik Cohn published in New York Magazine in 1976. Although SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER received only a single Oscar nomination (Best Actor, Travolta), the film received that year's Golden Globe for Best Picture and now holds a unique and iconic place of cinema history, a seminal pop-cultural masterpiece, the film which ushered in the modern era of soundtrack-driven dance films. Included with the original screenplay are two original publicity stills of Travolta dancing at the 2001 Odyssey Disco in Brooklyn, New York with original Paramount Studio promo snipes on the reverse. The script is complete and in Very Good condition (light wear, some light stains to the cover), the original promotional photographs are Fine.. Original Manuscript. Original Wraps. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books]
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        Pokerface

      Los Angeles: Kenmore Press, 1977 First edition, limited issue of the author's first book, signed by Collins on the limitation page. One of 400 numbered copies. Presentation copy, additionally inscribed by the author on the title page: "To Baily / Main Stay - / Billy Collins / Aug 77." Hand bound by Steven and Meryl Chayt in Japanese stab binding with exposed sewing, in the publisher's pictorial gray paper wrappers illustrated with a silkscreen print after an original photograph by Judy Lane. A fine copy, with little to no wear. Pokerface is two-time US poet laureate Billy Collins' first collection of poetry, published only two years after he founded the short-lived New York literary journal The Mid-Atlantic Review with his good friend Michael Shannon. This copy is inscribed to one of the journal's co-editors, Stephen Baily. This limited edition was designed and printed by Steven Chayt. Design was handset in Alternate Gothic, Flash, and Optima. Linotype Optima was set by Economy Typesetting. Although the author did not gain popularity until the early 1990s, Pokerface is classic Collins, with colloquial and accessible, yet often deeply profound poetry that appeals to a wide audience. A Manhattan native who cites New York City as his first artistic inspiration, Collins read his commemorative 9/11 poem "Names" aloud before the U.S. Congress. Around the same time, Collins was dubbed the "most popular poet in America" by Bruce Weber of The New York Times.. Inscribed by Author. 1st Edition. Fine. Illus. by Lane, Judy.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Teilkreis-Progressionen - Zwölf Variationen. Text von Eugen Gomringer.

      Locarno, Editon François Lafranca, 1977 - 34 x 34 cm; 1 Titelblatt, 1 Textblatt, 12 Prägedrucke, Kassette m. losen Blättern, Kassette etwas berieben, innen tadellos. Exemplar Nr. 12. Alle Grafiken auf Rückseite signiert.Auf der Handpresse in 46 Exemplaren (von der laut Auskunft des Druckers nur die Hälfte gedruckt wurde) und 6 Künstlerproben geprägt. Handgeschöpftes Papier speziell für diese Edition hergestellt. Papierherstellung , Druck und Editon: François Lafranca. Marcel Wyss (1930-1912), Plastiker, Grafiker und Maler. Reliefs aus Holz, Collagen, Metallplastik, kinetische Werke in Acrylglas und Kunst am Bau. Plakat und Buchgestaltung. 1953-1964 Mitherausgeber der Zeitschrift «Spirale». 2500 gr.

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        Evidence of Love

      Alfred A. Knopf New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1977. First. First edition, original setting typescript with numerous manuscript changes and corrections in both the author's and editor's hands. Fine, clean and unstained (though heavily marked-up) sheets laid in a custom cloth clamshell case with a gilt-stamped leather title label. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author's fifth novel, expanded from her short story "The Patriarch." The preliminary sheets are filled with handwritten style and typographical notations; most pages of the novel itself bear handwritten textual changes including spelling corrections, altered phraseology, and the occasional deletion or reworking of entire paragraphs. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        "Let's Reach a New Height." Composition for unaccompanied four-part chorus (SATB). Autograph musical manuscript full score. Complete. Signed and dated by the composer April 14, 2012

      Small folio, ca. 280 x 215 mm. Unbound. 3ff. notated in pencil on one-side of each leaf. 68 measures in total. & & The final state of the manuscript. A note in the composer's hand to the last page carries instructions for the transfer of the score into Finale, the music notation software program. . Commissioned by the New York Virtuoso Singers to celebrate the choir's 25th anniversary, the present work was first performed by them under the direction of the noted choral conductor Harold Rosenbaum at Merkin Concert Hall in New York on October 21, 2012. The text is by the Chinese poet of the Tang dynasty's Kaiyuan era Wang Zhihuan (688-742). & & "... the beauty of Chen Yi's beguiling and animated setting of 'Let's Reach a New Height' comes from the way her music interacts with the vivid verbal imagery, a metaphorical take on a Tang dynasty poem about striving higher in years to come." Anthony Tommasini in a New York Times Review, October 23, 2013& & "Sent to the countryside as a labourer during the Cultural Revolution, she kept her violin with her, entertaining farmers with melodies from ‘revolutionary operas’ condoned by the Gang of Four and practising Western repertory when she was alone. After returning home at the age of 17, she served as leader and composer for the local Beijing opera troupe. She studied composition with Wu Zuqiang and visiting professor Alexander Goehr at the Central Conservatory in Beijing when it reopened in 1977... Her honours have included awards from the Guggenheim, Ford, Rockefeller, Alpert, Fromm and Koussevitzky foundations, and the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. In 2001, she became the second-ever recipient of the Charles Ives Living Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the ASCAP Concert Music Award... Chen’s music combines Western compositional techniques with elements of Chinese musical tradition." Joanna C. Lee in Grove online

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        Full Financial Disclosure

      Jan Baum-Iris Silverman Gallery 1977 - Front cover very near fine. Back cover has one small stain the size of a large grain of sand, and a one inch crease. Additionally a one inch indentation and a 1/2 inch indentation on back cover. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dela Duende Books]
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        The Autumn of the Patriarch

      Cape|~| London: Cape. (1977). The uncorrected proof copy of the first British edition of Garcia Marquez's first novel after the worldwide success of One Hundred Years of Solitude. An ambitious, experimental novel: 269 pages in six chapters, each of which is a single paragraph, and each paragraph is only a handful of sentences. This copy is inscribed by the author on the half-title: "Para ____ Con todo mi afecto, Gabriel, 2001." An uncommon proof and especially so signed. . First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        A Time of Gifts

      John Murray Publishers, London 1977. First edition, First impression. With rare errata slip. A highly scarce first edition of the late writer's modern classic of travel literature, which documents his travels from Holland to Constantinople in the 1930s. Bound in publisher's navy blue cloth, with gilt motif to upper cover and gilt titles to spine; housed in a delightfully vivid,John Craxton dust-wrapper. 291 pp.; photographic frontispiece. VG+, bumped spine [slight dustiness to edges] in a VG clean and bright wrapper that is showing some light edge- and corner-wear, very minor rubbing to the head of the spine and upper corners, minor creasing and some very faint marks to the rear panel. Internally Fine and free from inscriptions. Overall, a very good example indeed. The dustwrapper is housed in a protective removable sleeve. 7641

      [Bookseller: Holybourne Rare Books]
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        Apocalisse. Di S.Giovanni Evangelista illustrata da Giorgio De Chirico. Prefazione di Monsignor Salvatore Garofalo.

      Carlo Bestetti Editore d'Arte 1977 In folio; pp. 167 non num. 4 su carta pesante, filigranata, con barbe. Le 22 tavole, riproduzioni in fotolitografie a colori, sono sciolte. Venti tavole riproducono i disegni in bianco e nero eseguiti da Giorgio De Chirico per la prima edizione dell'Apocalisse nel 1941 e colorati dall'Artista per questa edizione; due tavole (la I e la XVI) riproducono disegni espressamente realizzati da De Chirico nel 1977 per la presente edizione. La tiratura è limitata a complessivi 1125 esemplari, tutti numerati e firmati dal maestro al colophon. Splendida legatura in pelle con borchie e inserti metallici, titoli in oro al dorso, astuccio editoriale. Ottimo esemplare di questa nota e ricercata edizione.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Prandi s.n.c.]
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        [Original Promo Poster for US Release of NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS...]

      Los Angeles: Warner Bros., 1977. First Edition. Very good. 33" x 24" approx. color poster printed verso only. Folded in sixths, presumably as issued. Some wear at edges. Very good. Original 1977 promotional poster for the US release of the Sex Pistol's only studio album NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS HERE'S THE SEX PISTOLS. Featuring a large B&W image of Rotten with a smaller photo inset of the band and a two line quotation from "No Future" ("We're the flowers in the dustbin..."), the poster lacks the signature Jamie-Reid designed intensity of the Pistols' UK promotional items. Warner Brothers Records signed the Pistols in October 1977 and released BOLLOCKS less than a month later - rushing the album into print in order to capitalize on the various UK Pistols controversies as well as the band's upcoming (and ultimately aborted) US tour. Scarce. Not in Burgess and Parker, but reproduced in Savage's ENGLAND'S DREAMING (see color photo inset).

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        Pedals Politics, & People

      Haldane, Sydney, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 1.0 kg; 512 pages, bound in blue papered boards, with gilt titling to the spine. Indexed. Photographic illustrated dust jacket, and text illustrated with photographic plates. The dust jacket has split at each of the fold over corners, the bottom one being approximately 1.5 inches long, with short tears either side of the head and tail of the spine section, with slight loss at the top. The book itself is in very good order, having no damage to be described, apart from "to Stan with my best wishes from Hubert Opperman 27.9 .77 Oppy" written on the front free end page. Size: 8 vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Biography -- Sports; australia; ISBN: 0909918090. ISBN/EAN: 9780909918095. Inventory No: 0236090. .

      [Bookseller: Syber's Books]
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        Pedals, Politics And People

      Sydney, Haldane publishing, (1977).. First Edition; 8vo; pp. 512 (last blank); illustrated with 24 pages of b/w. plates, index; original blue cloth, title in gilt on spine, dustjacket spine rubbed, otherwise a very good copy. Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Time Booksellers]
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        AFTER EVEREST. An Autobiography

      London:: George Allen & Unwin,, 1977. First Edition. Near Fine. SIGNED BY BOTH TENZING NORGAY AND EDMUND HILLARY WITH BOTH SIGNATURES DIRECTLY ON THE TITLE PAGE - NOT TIPPED IN without personalization. A Near Fine hardback First Edition First Printing with minimal soil edges in a Near Fine. 8vo. 184 pp. A Rare Volume Sigend by both mountaineers.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        The Wind in the Willows

      London: Methuen Children's Books,, 1977. Illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Introduction by A. A. Milne. Octavo (223 × 150 mm). Contemporary green calf by Bayntun, spine gilt in compartments with tools based on the novel's characters, black morocco labels, gilt tool to upper board depicting Mole, Toad, and Mouse, marbled endpapers, double-line rules to boards, turn-ins, and all edges gilt. Colour frontispiece and 11 plates by Arthur Rackham. A few minor scuffs to binding. An excellent copy. A handsomely bound copy of the Rackham edition of Wind in the Willows. Rackham had been asked to illustrate the first edition of the book in 1908, but was already committed to illustrating A Midsummer Night's Dream and turned Grahame down. It was a decision he regretted for much of the rest of his life, until given the opportunity to illustrate the book for the Limited Editions Club in the late 1930s. First published in 1940, his illustrations for this children's classic would be his last, and one of his most loved, sets of illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Bridge to Terabithia

      New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1977. First edition. Hardcover. Good/good +. Diamond, Donna. Blue cloth hardcover with silver spine lettering, 1st edition, 1st printing in dustjacket. Signed without inscription by the author on the title page. Full number line (10 to 1) on the copyright page. This is an ex-library copy (complete with withdrawn stamp as appropriate) with pocket to rear endpaper, tape staining and residue to the boards and endpapers and library stamps to the endpapers and title page. General edgewear and a bit of whitish discoloration to the board edges. Externally clean of library markings. Binding is solid though lacking in tightness and the pages are unmarked. The dustjacket is price clipped and has some scuffing to the base of the spine panel from label removal. I have supplied multiple pictures, but feel free to contact me for more information. 128 pp., the author's classic young adult novel in unfortunate ex-library condition.

      [Bookseller: Tangible Tales]
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        EYE-TO-EYE

      Texas City: Texas Portfolio, 1977. First edition, first prnt. Inscribed by Shihab on the title page. "For Dot Borden, You mesmerize me! May your whole life twirl and laugh! LOVE Naomi Shihab Montreal 1978." One in the publisher's chapbook series. Illustrated stapled wraps. No hardcover edition. Cover photo by William Stafford. Beginning extremity toning on wraps; otherwise a clean, nicely preserved copy in Very Good condition.. Inscribed & Dated by Author. First Edition. Chapbook. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        On Photography

      NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1977. First printing of Sontag's seminal work. One of the 20th-century's definitive photography texts. x, 212pp. Gray cloth, silver gilt spine lettering, gray endpapers. Dust jacket price 7.95. Signed by Sontag to half-title page. Book and dust jacket appear in fine, unread condition [almost imperceptible 4mm closed tear to rear panel bottom edge]. No remainder markings. "Susan Sontag was an American literary theorist, novelist, filmmaker, and political activist. Sontag's literary career began and ended with works of fiction [but] it was as an essayist...that Sontag gained early and enduring fame and notoriety. Sontag wrote frequently about the intersection of high and low art." - wikipedia. "The essays in Susan Sontag's controversial collection were originally published in the New York Review of Books. They deal with the work of individual photographers, Atget, Sander, Evans, Frank, and Arbus, to name just a few, as well as with larger historical and philosophical issues regarding photography." Winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award for Criticism (1977), this is "a brilliant analysis of the profound changes photographic images have made in our way of looking of the world and ourselves over the lost 140 years." - Washington Post Book World. "Every page of 'On Photography' raises important and exciting questions about its subject and raises them in the best way." - The New York Times Book Review. "A book of great importance and originality . . . All future discussion or analysis of the role of photography in the affluent mass-media societies are now bound to begin with her book." - John Berger. "Not many photographs are worth a thousand of [Susan Sontag's] words." - Robert Hughes, Time. "After Sontag, photography must be written about not only as a force in the arts, but as one that is increasingly powerful in the nature and destiny of our global society." - Newsweek. "'On Photography' is to my mind the most original and illuminating study of the subject." - Calvin Trillin, The New Yorker. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket/Fine. Illus. by Dust Jacket Design By Jacqueline Schuman. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: John Marston's Book Shop]
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        LLIBRE DEL CONSOLAT DE MAR (edició facsímil) + LLIBRE DEL CONSOLAT DE MAR (Arxiu Municipal de Valencia) Any 1407 Introducció, transcripció y traducció castellana per Antoni Ferrando Francés (2 libros)

      VICENT GARCIA EDITORES, PATERNA (Valencia) 1977 - Dos libros en aceptable estado, aunque el volumen dedicado a la transcripción se encuentra rozado, encuadernados en piel (el volumen que contiene el facsímil) a modo de pergamino y en tela con piel en el lomo (el volumen que contiene la transcripción). El volumen del facsímil con escudo metálico en su cubierta anterior. Se trata de la edición facsímil del Llibre del Consolat de Mar, reproducida del manuscrito copiado el año 1407 por el calígrafo Jaume Gisbert e iluminado con preciosas miniaturas por Domingo Crespí. El volumen del facsímil del manuscrito, va acompañado de otro con la transcripción del texto valenciano, y a su lado, la traducción castellana.Asimismo, el volumen del facsímil incluye en su última página una firma notarial que garantiza que es el ejemplar nª 773 de los 3000 editados. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DESERT HAWKING II.

      Published by the author. NP. - 1977 1st edition thus. 4to. Ppviii,188. B/w photograph plates, illustrations. Green cloth. Very good in slightly browned & used dust-wrapper. Bookplate. * A scarce classic of American falconry. This is Harry McElroy's second instalment in his much sought-after series on falconry and hawking in North America. McElroy divides his book between training and hunting the imprint Cooper's hawk and the Harris' hawk. Information about the sharp-shinned hawk is included in the section on the Cooper's hawk. Chapters include; Part 1 - Cooper's hawk: the imprint; hand raising the Cooper's hawk; anti-aggression conditioning; selection of a hawk; diet of Cooper's; training; hunting; hunting quail; the sharp-shinned hawk - Kenneth Tuttle; entering, training, and hack; yarak, casting and weathering; furniture, equipment, and imping of Cooper's and Harris'; molt of the Cooper's. Part 2 - selection of Harris'; training the austringer; hunting with hawk and dog; quail hawking with the Harris'; bobwhite hawking- Eric Tabb; flying the Harris in caste; gray squirrel hawking - Malcolm Edwards; diet and molt; falconers' clubs and legalization. * With the bookplate of falconry author Graham Wellstead. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Coch-y-Bonddu Books Ltd]
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        FREE THE WILMINGTON 10. RALLY FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE U.S.A. featuring Angela Davis, Co-Chairperson ? National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, Friday July 8, 1977 [poster]

      - Milwaukee: Milwaukee Alliance Against Racial and Political Repression, 1977. Original, unbacked poster, 11 x 17." Staple holes in corners with a tiny tear to upper left corner where staple was removed. Horizontal fold line, else near fine. Signed by the collector, J. W. Miller; from his collection of about 100 posters collected in the 1970s around the University of Wisconsin, Madison. The Wilmington Ten were nine young men and a woman, who were convicted in 1971 in Wilmington, North Carolina of arson and conspiracy, and served nearly a decade in jail. The case became an international cause in which many critics of the city's actions characterized the activists as political prisoners.In 1980 in Chavis v. State of North Carolina, (4th Cir., 1980), the convictions were overturned by the federal appeals court, on the grounds that the prosecutor and the trial judge had both violated the defendants' constitutional rights. In May 2012, Benjamin Chavis and six surviving members of the group petitioned North Carolina governor Beverly Perdue for a pardon. The NAACP was supporting the pardon, as well as compensation to be paid to the men and their survivors for their years in jail. On December 22, 2012 The New York Times published an editorial titled, "Pardons for the Wilmington Ten" that urged Governor Perdue to "finally pardon" the group of civil rights activists. Perdue granted a pardon of innocence on December 31, 2012, which qualified each of the ten to state compensation of $50,000 per year of incarceration. None in commerce (2013); no locations in OCLC.

      [Bookseller: Tomberg Rare Books]
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        Love is a Dog From Hell. Poems 1974-1997

      Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow, 1977. Limited edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. Limited edition. Fine in printed paper-covered boards with cloth spine and printed paper label. Fine acetate dust jacket. One of 300 copies signed and numbered by the author. This is #51. Signed by the author on the limitation page. This book is from the collection of the late, noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        Sex Objects Mockup and Archive

      Danbury, NH: Addison House, (1977). Near fine in photo-illustrated wrappers; reproductions in near fine condition.. Unique mockup and photographic archive of Eric Kroll's Sex Objects. SIGNED by Kroll on the first page, the mockup measures 7 1/2 X 10 1/2 inches, comprising twelve pages, eight reproductions from the book, and an alternate cover image. The archive includes fifteen 8 1/2 X 12 3/4 inch pre-publication proof sheets generated as Sex Objects was on press. Kroll's fondness for garish color is evident in the extreme saturation of these unique sheets. Rare document of one of the great unsung American photobooks of the 70s.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        The Book of Sand [Signed Uncorrected Proof] [El libro de arena]

      New York: E. P. Dutton, 1977. First edition. Wrappers. Fine. A Fine copy of the Uncorrected Proof for the first US edition, in the Publisher's original mustard wrappers (slight soil to the spine where a label may once have been, prior seller's pencil notes to the half-title), SIGNED BY JORGE LUIS BORGES on the half-title; a collection of 13 short stories, a book which Borges wrote while blind and considered to be his best work. Of "The Book of Sand" he stated: "I have wanted to be loyal, in these exercises of a blind man, to the example of Wells: the conjunction of a plain style, sometimes almost oral, and an impossible argument." The collection is notable for several of its stories, including "The Congress" of which Borges said: "If of all my stories I had to save one, I would probably save the "The Congress", which at the same time is the most autobiographical (the one richest in memories) and the most imaginative." Signed copies of the book are extraordinarily scarce to the market. A Fine copy of the UNCORRECTED PROOF FOR ONE OF JORGE LUIS BORGES' MOST IMPORTANT WORKS, SIGNED BY JORGE LUIS BORGES. RARE.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1977. Octavo. Original blue boards, titles to spine gilt, beige endpapers. With the dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made white cloth slipcase. Two pages of photographic illustrations. Ends and bottom corners gently crumpled but not rubbed; an exceptional copy in the jacket with very minor rubbing to ends and corners, and a few tiny marks to rear panel. First edition, first impression. Inscribed on the front free endpaper, "To Sonia with love Roald Dahl, March 1981".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        In Patagonia

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1977-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. London: Jonathan Cape Ltd, 1977. 204 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Illustrated with photoss. First edition, first printing with first issue blue and white map endpapers. (Stated "First published 1977" on copyright page. Precedes all other editions, such as the American.) Very Good condition hardcover in Near Fine dust jacket. Book itself in nice shape: clean pages and sturdy binding. Not an ex-library copy! Foxing to fore edge, small stain in margin of pg. 3, ding to back board top edge. Jacket spine panel sunned, a bit of creasing at edges, price intact. Jacket is mylar-protected. A nice copy.The correct first of Chatwin's acclaimed travel book.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        [Original Silkscreened Promo Banner for U.S. Release of NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS...]

      Los Angeles: Warner Bros., 1977. First Edition. Fine. Color silkscreen on fabric, 28" x 34.5" approx. Sewn at top to allow for display via dowel. Fine condition. Bright and clean. Original 1977 promotional banner for the US release of the Sex Pistol's only studio album NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS HERE'S THE SEX PISTOLS. Featuring the iconic album cover (front, back and spine) designed by Jamie Reid silkscreened onto nylon fabric, the latter state with "Submission" included on the rear cover. "The sleeve caused quite a stir when it came out, partly because it appeared shoddy and partly because it didn't feature and picture of the band, instead appearing as some obscure, anonymous manifesto" (Savage and Reid, UP THE RISE p. 79). Warner Brothers Records signed the Pistols in October 1977 and released BOLLOCKS less than a month later - rushing the album into print in order to capitalize on the various UK Pistols controversies as well as the band's upcoming (and ultimately aborted) US tour. Scarce. Not in Burgess and Parker.

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        The Sword of Shannara

      Raven Books / Random House, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1977.. Illustrated by Brothers Hildebrandt, The. First Edition. Pink Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. 9780394413334 metallic pink titles to black cloth spine with similar initials "T B" to front pink boards; the author's first book and first in the Shannara series; the scarce first U.K edition (printed in U.S.A. but with price-intact D/J. showing price as £6.95 with Raven Books logo at top of spine); true first - marked "24689753 First Edition" on the copyright page; b/w. map frontis; b/w. illustrations plus fold-out colour ill.; a nice copy; 726 pages. A HEAVY BOOK WHICH WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONAL POSTAGE. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrator: Brothers Hildebrandt, The. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; ISBN: 0394413334. ISBN/EAN: 9780394413334. Inventory No: SFC00082.

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        Leon Amiel

      1977 Paris 1977 - Theatre Stage Design Theatre & Plays; Full of color and black and white photos and illustrations. 2 original lithographs executed by Joan Miro for this book. No Dust Jacket. Size: 10 1/4" x 13 3/4". Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. NOT ex-library. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Theatre & Plays; ISBN: 081480652x. ISBN/EAN: 9780814806524. Inventory No: 021809.

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        Theoretical Foundations of Nonlinear Acoustics

      Consultants Bureau, New York, New York, U.S.A. 1977 - This is an ex-library hardcover with the usual markings. Otherwise, the book is good plus with shelfwear, bumped and rubbed corners, just a bit of highlighting and some wear to the binding. There is no dust jacket (I don't know if it was issued with one). A nice example of a very scarce resource. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres romanesques, 6 tomes (complet pour cette édition)

      1977 aux Editions Flammarion à Paris, 1977 - in 4 (26 x 18,5 cm), 609 + 606 + 599 + 673 + 573 + 524 pages Illustration en couleurs d'aquarelles reproduites en offset sur les presses de l'imprimerie M. Dechaux, oeuvres de Roland Topor. Sous étui bleu, Reliure plein skyvertex bleu, plats à décor géométrique à froid à effet de damier et carrés d'argent, tranche de tête argentée, reliure d'après une maquette de MM. de l'Ormeraie et Otthoffer, exécutées par les Ateliers Ginoux. Tirage à 10500 exemplaires tous sur Vélin du Marais : 200 exemplaires numérotés de I à CC avec une lithographie en frontispice, 300 exemplaires numérotés de CCI à D, 10000 exemplaires numérotés de 1 à 10000. Exemplaire 3215 sur PAPIER Vélin du Marais. Comprend les oeuvres suivantes : Tome 1 - Brûlebois, Aller-retour, La table aux crevés, La rue sans nom, Le vaurien - Tome 2 - Le Puits aux images, La jument verte, Le nain, Maison basse - Tome 3 : Le moulin de la Sourdine, Gustallin, Derrière chez Martin, Silhouette du scandale, Le Boeuf clandestin - Tome 4 : Les Contes du Chat perché, Travelingue, La belle image, Le passe-muraille - Tome 5 - La Vouivre, Le chemin des écoliers, Le vin de Paris, Le confort intellectuel- Tome 6 : Uranus, En arrière, Les tiroirs de l'inconnu, La fabrique, Samson. Roland Topor (1938-1997) dessinateur humoristique, collaborateur du journal Hara-kiri, cinéaste d'animation (La planète sauvage) nous livre ici une des rares éditions de luxe illustrées par ses soins où son univers pictural épouse à merveille la vision noire et fantastique des textes de Marcel Aymé - Reliures et étuis en très bon état, intérieur très frais, à noter que le décor argenté du dos du tome IV est légèrement passé,

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        The Battlefield Where the Moon Says I Love You

      Lost Roads, Fayetteville, AR, 1977. First Printing. Softcover. Very Good Condition. First few pages have "Rippling problems. Covers are slightly soiled. Corners are slightly rubbed. Size: 7 1/4" x 8 1/2". 542 pp. No markings. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges foxed and browned. Very clean, crisp, and tight copy. Not Ex-Library. All books offered from DSB are stocked at our store in Fayetteville, AR. Save on shipping by ordering multiple titles. Category: Poetry; Antiquarian & Rare. ISBN: 091014673x. ISBN/EAN: 9780910146739. Inventory No: 028850. .

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        Meaning and Form (English Language Series)

      Longman Group United Kingdom, 1977-06. Trade Paperback.. Very good condition.. Mild fadind to card covers. * * * Selling books of merit since 1988. * * * Prompt, Professional Service. Satisfaction Guaranteed. * * *

      [Bookseller: Harvest Book Co]
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        Oeuvres romanesques, 6 tomes (complet pour cette édition)

      aux Editions Flammarion à Paris, 1977, in 4 (26 x 18,5 cm), 609 + 606 + 599 + 673 + 573 + 524 pages Illustration en couleurs d'aquarelles reproduites en offset sur les presses de l'imprimerie M. Dechaux, oeuvres de Roland Topor. Sous étui bleu,Reliure plein skyvertex bleu, plats à décor géométrique à froid à effet de damier et carrés d'argent, tranche de tête argentée, reliure d'après une maquette de MM. de l'Ormeraie et Otthoffer, exécutées par les Ateliers Ginoux. Tirage à 10500 exemplaires tous sur Vélin du Marais :200 exemplaires numérotés de I à CC avec une lithographie en frontispice, 300 exemplaires numérotés de CCI à D, 10000 exemplaires numérotés de 1 à 10000. Exemplaire 3215 sur PAPIER Vélin du Marais.+++++++ Comprend les oeuvres suivantes : Tome 1 - Brûlebois, Aller-retour, La table aux crevés, La rue sans nom, Le vaurien - Tome 2 - Le Puits aux images, La jument verte, Le nain, Maison basse - Tome 3 : Le moulin de la Sourdine, Gustallin, Derrière chez Martin, Silhouette du scandale, Le Boeuf clandestin - Tome 4 : Les Contes du Chat perché, Travelingue, La belle image, Le passe-muraille - Tome 5 - La Vouivre, Le chemin des écoliers, Le vin de Paris, Le confort intellectuel- Tome 6 : Uranus, En arrière, Les tiroirs de l'inconnu, La fabrique, Samson. Roland Topor (1938-1997) dessinateur humoristique, collaborateur du journal Hara-kiri, cinéaste d'animation (La planète sauvage) nous livre ici une des rares éditions de luxe illustrées par ses soins où son univers pictural épouse à merveille la vision noire et fantastique des textes de Marcel Aymé - Reliures et étuis en très bon état, intérieur très frais, à noter que le décor argenté du dos du tome IV est légèrement passé,.

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        Anch oder der Weg zur neuen Zivilisation.

      Eigenverlag von Franz Anatol Wyss,, Fulenbach, 1977 - Fulenbach, Eigenverlag von Franz Anatol Wyss, 1977. 40,3x33,5 cm. Titelbl., 1 Bl. Text, 7 teils farb. Originalgraphiken, 1 Bl. Schwarze OKassette mit blindgeprägtem Deckeltitel. Eines von 50 numerierten Exemplaren (+ 10 Ex. für den Künstler). - Jedes Blatt wurde vom Künstler einzeln signiert und numeriert. Die Radierungen wurden auf Zerkall Bütten 225 g im Kupferdruckatelier Peter Kneubühler, Zürich, gedruckt. Der Text wurde von Adolf Hürlimann, Zürich, aus der Caslon-Antiqua gesetzt und auf der Handpresse abgezogen. Die Kassette wurde im Atelier Josef Stemmle & Co., Zürich, angefertigt. - Kassette mit feinen Kratzspuren auf dem Vorderdeckel, sonst schönes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch Schwarze OKassette mit blindgeprägtem Deckeltitel.

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        The Book of Sand [Signed Uncorrected Proof] [El libro de arena]

      New York: E. P. Dutton, 1977. First edition. Wrappers. Fine. A Fine copy of the Uncorrected Proof for the first US edition, in the Publisher's original mustard wrappers (slight soil to the spine where a label may once have been, prior seller's pencil notes to the half-title), SIGNED BY JORGE LUIS BORGES on the half-title; a collection of 13 short stories, a book which Borges wrote while blind and considered to be his best work. Of "The Book of Sand" he stated: "I have wanted to be loyal, in these exercises of a blind man, to the example of Wells: the conjunction of a plain style, sometimes almost oral, and an impossible argument." The collection is notable for several of its stories, including "The Congress" of which Borges said: "If of all my stories I had to save one, I would probably save the "The Congress", which at the same time is the most autobiographical (the one richest in memories) and the most imaginative." Signed copies of the book are extraordinarily scarce to the market. A Fine copy of the UNCORRECTED PROOF FOR ONE OF JORGE LUIS BORGES' MOST IMPORTANT WORKS, SIGNED BY JORGE LUIS BORGES. RARE.

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        TECHNIQUES AGRICOLES - 6 TOMES - ENCYCLOPEDIE AGRICOLE PERMANENTE

      EDITIONS TECHNIQUES 1977 - R300001788: Plusieurs centaines de fiches illustrées de nombreuses gravures dans le texte. Mise au courant n°24 - 1977 In-4 Relié. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 630-Agriculture et techniques connexes [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Diary of the Reverend Robert Knopwood 1803-1838. First Chaplain of Van Diemen's Land

      Hobart: THRA. 1977. 4to. 738pp. Original cloth with dustwrapper. A nice clean copy. Very good+. ISBN 0909479003 ***Only 750 copies were printed (although not stated). 'Bobby' Knopwood was with the party led by David Collins which was sent to found a colony on Bass Strait. After an abortive attempt to settle at present-day Sorrento in Port Phillip Bay, Collins moved his party the Derwent River and founded Hobart Town in 1804. Knopwood was the new colony's chaplain (serving also as a magistrate) and he remained in Van Diemen's Land until his death in 1838. Amongst his affects that were sold at this time was his manuscript diary in six volumes: five were purchased by George Stokell and these eventually found their way into the Mitchell Library (these five comprise the text of this publication). The other volume, covering the years 1808-13, was apparently bought by T.G. Gregson, but its whereabouts are now unknown. .

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        [Sérigraphie] L'île d'en face

      1977. Estampe. Illus. by Colette Portal. Très bon. Aucune reliure. Signé par l'illustrateur. Ed. originale. 72 x 52 cm (feuille), 60 x 42 cm (sujet). Sérigraphie originale signée, datée et justifiée 13/60. Bel état..

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        Louis I. Kahn: Complete Works, 1935-74

      Westview Press, 1977. Oversized Hardback.. Very good condition./No dust jacket.. Color and B&W illustrations. Very good slip case. * * * Selling books of merit since 1988. * * * Prompt, Professional Service. Satisfaction Guaranteed. * * *

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