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      London, Sydney and Toronto, White Lion Publishers Limited,. [1977]. boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with touch of rubbing to lower spine. end. (#135689). First British (and first hardcover) edition. First published as a paperback original in 1967.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Blood dance (A Berkley Medallion book)

      Berkley Pub. Corp 1977 - Berkley LARGE-TYPE Western paperback. Tight spine and looks unread.

      [Bookseller: Days of Old Books]
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        In Patagonia

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1977. First edition of the author's masterpiece and one of the great travel books of the last half of the twentieth century. Octavo. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the title page. A very nice copy. An exhilarating look at a place that still retains the exotic mystery of a far-off, unseen land, Bruce Chatwin's exquisite account of his journey through Patagonia teems with evocative descriptions, remarkable bits of history, and unforgettable anecdotes. Fueled by an unmistakable lust for life and adventure and a singular gift for storytelling, Chatwin treks through "the uttermost part of the earth"— that stretch of land at the southern tip of South America, where bandits were once made welcome—in search of almost forgotten legends, the descendants of Welsh immigrants, and the log cabin built by Butch Cassidy. An instant classic upon publication in 1977, In Patagonia is a masterpiece that has cast a long shadow upon the literary world. "A travel book to stand on the shelf with Graham Greene, Somerset Maugham, and Paul Theroux." (The New York Times Book Review).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Denver: A Photographic Survey of the Metropolitan Area

      Boulder, CO: Colorado Associated University Press/The State Historical Society of Colorado, 1977 Hardcover First edition, first printing. A Near Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a slight slant to the spine in a Very Good+ dust jacket with sunning to the spine and part of the front and a touch of soiling. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs and introduction by Robert Adams; poem by Cid Corman. 119 pages; 93 b&w plates; 10.5 x 9 inches. Adams' documentation of life and suburban sprawl in and around Denver, presented in seven chapters: Land to be Developed, Factories, Our Homes, Trees, Shopping Centers, Roads, and Agricultural Land in the Path of Development.

      [Bookseller: A&D Books]
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        Faire signe au machiniste

      Le Soleil Noir, Paris 1977 - 154 pp., + 5 planches, In-12° (19 x 14,5 cm), broché, non coupé, couverture illustrée, dans un emboitage in-4° recouvert de toile et dont le premier plat est constitué d'un double vitrage en plexiglas faisant de l'objet un "livre-tableau". Exemplaire n° 75 / 1899, un des 99 premiers exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches dans la série "Livre-objet" renfermant 5 eaux-fortes originales de Jorge CAMACHO sur vélin de Rives, justifiées et signées par l'artiste. Très bon exemplaire. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ad hoc Art]
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      New York: Published by Berkley Publishing Corporation Distributed by G. P. Putnam's Sons New York: Published by Berkley Publishing Corporation Distributed by G. P. Putnam's Sons,. [1977]. cloth.. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with touch of rubbing at spine. ends. A nice association copy. (#106939). First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Leiber dated 25 October 1977 to the book's editor "whose suggestions / helped stimulate / and shape its final form ..." "... one of the very best of the novel- length Jamesian stories. Leiber is rare in being an American writer who uses America settings [San Francisco in this case] but can still be very Jamesian." - Pardoe, The James Gang, p. 11. Winner of the 1978 World Fantasy Award for best novel. Joint winner of the 1977 British Fantasy Award. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-203. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-147. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 117-18. Cawthorn and Moorcock, Fantasy: The 100 Best Books 94. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 66. King list, p. 390. Winter list, p. 270.

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        The Sword of Shannara

      Random House, New York, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: The Brothers Hildebrandt. 726 pp., one foldout colour plate, and other black and white full-page illustration by the brothers Hildebrandt. Colour illustrated dustwrapper,some rubbing of the top edge of the wrapper. The page edges are lightly browned. The last sewn section of the book missed catching pages 704 -- 720. They are present, just never sewn in by the publisher. The publication data reads" 2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3 First Edition, " which is an indicaton of a true first edition from Random House.The Dust jacket is printed without a price. The American edition had a price in US dollars, with all points otherwise being the same as the UK edition which had a price in £'s. This edition has all points including printed in USA 4/77 on the rear fold over flap and the initials impressed into the front board. . I am unable to gain confirmation from Random House that this was the Australian edition. However, the following is from Terry Brooks -- "From: Terry Brooks Subject: Re: Website Feedback Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2007 06:13:58 -0700 To: shawn Shawn, I don't think anyone is still around who can answer that definitively. But my recollection is that Random House printed all the first editions for not only the US but for Canada, as well. These were printed without a price to allow the country receiving same to set their own price. Some of these may have made their way to other English speaking countries like Australia. Off to Japan tomorrow. England was very successful. Terry. Size: Octavo- over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Illustrator: The Brothers Hildebrandt. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; ISBN: 0394413334. ISBN/EAN: 9780394413334. Inventory No: 0220390. .

      [Bookseller: Syber's Books]
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      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. A lovely copy with just a touch of fading to the spine of the dustwrapper which is usually found badly faded. Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper. SIGNED by the author on the title page.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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      Oakland: Archer Press. 1977 - Folio. sheets loose as issued in paper chemise. With 5 lithograph broadside poems, printed from the original handwritten texts of the poets for publication: Clone 3.01 by Gregory Corso; The Rune by Allen Ginsberg; Politics Starts with the Barrel of a Gun by Michael McClure; The Tundra & the Waves by Anne Waldman; and For Clark Coolidge by Philip Whalen. Each 22 x17 ". "Archer Press" embossed in each broadside as issued; includes all original tissue-guards. Housed together in original portfolio (limitation and title on cover). One of 50 numbered portfolios for the public editions printed on French Rives BFK by Charles Gill and John Doane, in red, green, and black, signed by each of the five poets. First Edition.Provenance: Peter Howard, Serendipity Books, Berkeley. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Egoiste 1-10

      Paris: Egoiste, 1977-1987. First Edition. Softcover.. VG+. Large Folio, 10 volumes. 48-156pp each. Numerous Black & White plates. Text in French. All bright and complete. More images available on request. Wow! The first ten issues of Egoiste, covering the first decade! Each issue could have a whole entry devoted to it. The scope, quality and influence really cannot be underestimated, and it's title as the most intelligent, luxurious and influential fashion magazine to have ever existed is pretty undisputed. A dream team of contributors, who give some of their best work, incredible art direction, and amazing subjects. Bettina Rheims, Mick Jagger, Warhol, Karl Lagerfeld, Helmut Newton, Richard Avedon, Patti Smith, Yves Saint Laurent, Isabelle Adjani, Deneuve, Andre Leon Talley, Lisa Lyons, Charlotte Rampling, Jean-Paul Goude, Jeanne Moreau, Philippe Morillon. Too amazing for words.

      [Bookseller: november-books]
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      New York: Darien House, 1977. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to. Orange cloth. Near fine in very good jacket. Jacket mild edgewear with a few small edge-tears. Two small stains to rear flap. Unclipped. Book has touches of shelfwear to extremities. Else clean and sound. Together, an above-average example. True first edition of this classic book of magic and illusion from the master card-handler, actor and entertainer. Jay's first book. 94pp.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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      (WARHOL, ANDY). Brant, Sandra & Elissa Cullman. Introduction by Robert Bishop. ANDY WARHOL'S "FOLK AND FUNK" - SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM ANDY WARHOL. Signed Presentation Copy from Andy Warhol. New York: Museum of American Folk Art, 1977. First Edition. 8vo. Stapled Pictorial Wrappers. Exhibition Catalogue. Very Good. 24pp, 16 monochrome illustrations + color covers. This is the charming catalogue published in conjunction with a 1977 Museum of American Folk Art exhibition of eighty-five decorative and folk artworks drawn from the collection of grand acquisitor and connoisseur Andy Warhol. A handsome copy of this uncommon item bearing the BOLDLY SIGNED PRESENTATION to the noted Los Angeles assemblage artist "To Gordon Wagner Andy Warhol" in blue ink above the portrait of Warhol on page five showing some light overall wear and rubbing to the covers. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 020851&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Hokusai and Hiroshige Limited Box Set with Original Hokusai Print

      Marson Ltd, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Scarce boxed limited edition of Richard Lane's Hokusai and Hiroshige, Marson LTD., Baltimore, MD, 1977. Limitation plate, stating number 92 of 250 copies, and documenting the inclusion of an original Hokusai plate. Hardcover book contains color and B&W reproductions of Hokusai's and Hiroshige's works, with several full-page and large fold-out images, and with text in English and Japanese. Book is in Near Fine condition. Box has wear and spotting, and has split along some of the short edges. Mounted original Hokusai plate shows several manga (comics, or cartoons) depicting groupings of people in a variety of activities, ranging from the whimsical to the raunchy. In one, a woman uses a trowel to apply a mud pack to the face of another woman. A man reacts to seeing a snake. A child plays horsey, riding on the back of a man. A woman farts, while the man next to her has fallen off his stool. Fourteen individual characters are shown in all. Caption reads "Hokusai manga Original plate (1814 - 1849)".

      [Bookseller: Bayside Books of Maryland, IOBA]
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        Chien Tranh Giai Phong Viet Nam

      Tokyo, 1977. Fine in red boards without jacket as issued and original publisher's card slipcase (lightly worn and frayed at the edges).. First Edition. Large quarto. 466 pp. Text entirely in Japanese. Riveting documentary images of the Vietnam War, many in color, shot over the course of the war, with some images from other, earlier books. A comprehensive survey seen from a non-American perspective.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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      (WARHOL, ANDY). Brant, Sandra & Elissa Cullman. Introduction by Robert Bishop. ANDY WARHOL'S "FOLK AND FUNK" - SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM ANDY WARHOL. Signed Presentation Copy from Andy Warhol. New York: Museum of American Folk Art, 1977. First Edition. 8vo. Stapled Pictorial Wrappers. Exhibition Catalogue. Near Fine. 24pp, 16 monochrome illustrations + color covers. This is the charming catalogue published in conjunction with a 1977 Museum of American Folk Art exhibition of eighty-five decorative and folk artworks drawn from the collection of grand acquisitor and connoisseur Andy Warhol. A handsome copy of this uncommon item bearing the BOLDLY SIGNED PRESENTATION to the wife of noted Los Angeles assemblage artist Gordon Wagner "To Virginia Andy Warhol" in blue ink above the portrait of Warhol on page five showing some mild rubbing to the covers. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 020852&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        1977 Concept Car

      1977. Mixed media on composition board. Signed "R. Hutting 2/77". 14 1/4 x 35 inches visible. Framed. 21 1/4 x 41 1/4 inches. Beautifully executed concept car This design by R. Hutting anticipates the look of American cars in the 1980s and early 90's. It has a finely chiselled, sharply defined look that is elegant and commanding.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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      Heidelberg: Free International University Editions, 1977. Postcard. As New. No Binding. Signed by Author(s). 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. 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..

      [Bookseller: BohemianBookworm]
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        THE ROBIN WHO COULD NOT SING By THEO C. TRULLINGER signed 1977 first edition

      VANTAGE, NY 1977 - TITLE: THE ROBIN WHO COULD NOT SING By THEO C. TRULLINGER signed 1977 first edition AUTHOR: THEO C. TRULLINGER PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: Vantage Press, NY 1977 EDITION: First Edition stated CATEGORY: Signed, First Edition BINDING/COVER: Hardback with dust jacket COLOR: Red CONDITION: The jacket is in good condition with a price tag at the bottom of the spine. The flap has been price clipped. The front endpaper has been signed by the author 'Best Wishes - Theo C. Trullinger." Book is without any other marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 40 pages. Good/Good dust jacket condition. THERE ARE NO OTHER COPIES OF THIS BOOK FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET!!!! BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: Signed, First Edition stated. Vantage Press, NY 1977. Good/Good dust jacket condition. COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCode 650 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 005196 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THOROUGHBRED & CLASSIC CARS ( 1977 - 1993) ( 22 Vols.)

      Thoroughbred Classic Cars - Idioma inglés. Colección de la revista mensual inglesa THOROUGHBRED CLASSIC CARS, de abril 1977 a mayo 1993 ( 164 números, 17 años), encuadernados en 22 tomos, en tapa dura símil piel. Incluye cubiertas originales. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Antonio Azorín]
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      West Burke, VT: Janus Press, 1977. Folio portfolio. One of fifty copies. This copy is press-numbered and bears an additional inscription by Claire Van Vliet to a well-known American collector. Carruth’s poem “describes the light and space created by the evening sun on a Vermont mountain landscape at dusk.” The double-sided, foldout paperwork by Van Vliet and Kathryn and Howard Clark of Twinrocker Handmade Paper Mill “creates the same atmosphere” as the poem. Opening the paper fold by fold, “the sensation of walking at sunset up to the crest of a Vermont hill and suddenly viewing the wide horizon” is captured. The October 1977 issue of Fine Print describes in detail the making of this beautiful and colorful paperwork, the first of its kind in book form. Aura has become the scarcest and most sought after of all Janus Press printings. This is a mint copy in linen clamshell box with handmade paper label.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        A second light

      Newark, VT: The Janus Press, 1977. 8vo (25.9 cm, 10.2"). [24] pp. First edition of these poems from a professor at San Diego State University; the first piece is "La Jolla Shores." This is one of => 75 copies set in Gudrun Zapf's Diotima by Susan Johanknecht and printed on French-folded Fabriano paper, with the front cover being a portion of an original ocean-inspired => lithograph by Claire Van Vliet, done in blues, greens, white, and silver. Fine, Janus Press 1975–80, 41. Publisher's navy cloth, front cover with illustration on paper as above; spine very slightly sunned, outer front corners showing most minimal wear. => Van Vliet's lithograph bright and beautiful.

      [Bookseller: SessaBks, A Division of the Philadelphia]
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      Vermont: The Janus Press,, 1977. With a relief print by Claire Van Vliet and printed at the Janus Press Vermont for Charles Seluzicki, Poetry Bookseller. Quarto. Original blue wrappers, title to front cover in silver. Relief print. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. From a limited edition of 175 copies, this is one of 55 copies numbered in roman numerals and signed by the author and artist on the limitation leaf.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A MORBID TASTE FOR BONES (Inscribed By the Author in 1982 for Shrewsbury Abbey Charity Appeal)

      New York: Morrow, 1977. Peters, Ellis [Edith Pargeter]. A MORBID TASTE FOR BONES. NY: Morrow, (1977). First Edition (so stated). A FINE copy in a FINE priced dust jacket. REMARKABLE PRESENTATION COPY. In 1982, Edith Pargeter signed this copy while sitting in the Abbey Church in Shrewsbury, home of her fictional historical detective Brother Cadfael. Her American publishers, Morrow, had heard of the appeal in aid of the church and sent 20 copies to the Abbey to be signed by her on March 24th, 1982. The inscription reads: "Abbey 900/Shrewsbury/Edith Pargeter/'Ellis Peters.'" This particular copy was presented to the Abbey's vicar, Ralph Lumley (bookplate, front paste-down) who can be seen in a clipping pasted to the front-free endpaper holding this very book. Here's a quote from the recipient's obituary: "Prebendary Ralph Lumley (1913-1996) was for more than a quarter of a century vicar of Shrewsbury Abbey, the setting for the popular historical novels by Ellis Peters (the nom de plume of Edith Pargeter). Knowing something of her earlier works, Lumley invited the author to give an evening of poetry and prose readings to mark the abbey's 900th anniversary in 1982. The ensuing friendship had an important influence on Pargeter. She has continued to do her own historical research, including that for the Brother Cadfael mysteries; but it was Lumley who helped Pargeter to realize and develop the religious nature of her books." It's hard to imagine a better Brother Cadfael presentation copy making this perhaps "THE" copy of the entire 21-book Brother Cadfael series.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books ]
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        The Sausage Master of Minsk

      Montreal: Villeneuve, 1977. Plain yellow card covers in a printed jacket. Limited to 500 numbered copies, signed by the author. Author's first book. First edition. Jacket in fine condition despite some hardly noticeable fading to spine. Previous owner's signature in ink to top right front endpaper. Dreadnaught Broadside inserted loosely included with book, from the National Book Festival 1982, "The Gardenia", by August Kleinzahler. No. 399/500, signed by author. VERY NICE!. First Edition. wrappers. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Book.

      [Bookseller: Karol Krysik Books]
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        [The first 12 Lovejoy novels:]

      London: Collins,, 1977–88. The Judas Pair; Gold from Gemini; The Grail Tree; Spend Game; The Vatican Rip; Firefly Gadroon; The Sleepers of Erin; The Gondola Scam; Pearlhanger; The Tartan Ringers; Moonspender; Jade Woman. 12 volumes, octavo. Original red boards, titles to spines gilt. With the dust jackets. Spine of volume III a little faded, head of spine of volume X bumped, other bindings fresh. An excellent set in the dust jackets, some of which are lightly rubbed, price-clipped, or have over-price stickers. First editions, first impressions. The first twelve books in the Lovejoy detective series.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      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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        Fragments from Cold [One of 20 Signed Copies]

      Parenthese|~| (Brewster): Parenthese. (1977). The limited edition of this title, which had a total printing of 750 copies; this is one of only 20 numbered copies signed by the author and the illustrator. Fine in stapled wrappers and dust jacket. One of the smallest limitations of an Auster work, and extremely scarce these days. . First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Lithographs of George Bellows

      KTO Press, Millwood, New York 1977 - First Printing. Hardcover. Cream cloth, pictorial paste-down on front board. Corners bumped, cloth stained. Foreword by Charles H. Morgan. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Newfane, Vermont: The Pioneer Press. Near Fine. 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Inscribed by author on Nov. 20, 1977. Bicentennial Edition. Clean red cloth, spine and front cover embellished with gilt titles. Text block tight, clean & intact. Crisp pages. Illustrated with maps, signature facsimile, B/W photographs, including portraits. New Jersey, USiana; B&W Photo & Map; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 357 pages; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Nick Bikoff, Bookseller]
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        [Miniature]. The Butterfly's Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast

      (Watertown, MA): Bromer, Anne & David, 1977. (24)pp., frenchfold. From an edition of 150 copies signed by the printer and illustrator, Sarah Chamberlain, this is one of twenty-five deluxe copies with an extra suite of ten signed and numbered wood engravings. The text is the first English poem for children intended for sheer amusement. This was Chamberlain’s first miniature book commission and the first miniature book published by the Bromers. In a deluxe binding of full green morocco by Gray Parrot, with marbled endpapers and a cleverly designed pocket inside the rear cover to hold the extra prints. A very fine copy of this scarce book. (Bradbury p. 38). (2 3/8 by 1 15/16; 60x50mm).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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      (ROT, DITER) aka (ROTH, DIETER). Rot, Diter & Dieter Schwarz. DIETER ROT: GESAMMELTE WERKE BAND 36: 96 PICCADILLIES - DELUXE LIMITED SLIPCASED EDITION WITH AN ORIGINAL "SPEEDY DRAWING". With an Original Signed Drawing by the Artist. Stuttgart, GERMANY & London: Edition Hansjorg Mayer & Eaton House Publishers, Ltd., 1977. First Edition 1/200 Deluxe. Small 4to. Cloth in Jacket, Slipcased. Catalogue Raisonné. Fine/Fine. np, 96 color illustrations. Text in German and English. Issued in 1977 as the thirty-sixth volume of Edition Hansjorg Mayer's ambitious project of reprinting the complete artist's books of Dieter Roth, "96 Piccadillies" reproduces each of ninety-six commercial picture postcards of London's historic Piccadilly Circus altered during the seventies by Roth - some in collaboration with Richard Hamilton. A most handsome copy of this uncommon item from the deluxe slipcased edition limited to two hundred unnumbered copies (entry number I.3 cited on pages 210-211 of Dirk Dobke's "Dieter Roth in Print: Artist's Books / Kunstlerbucher") each with AN ORIGINAL "SPEEDY DRAWING" entitled "Selfportrait as Piccadilly-Eros" SIGNED AND DATED "D R 1978" in pencil laid in, as issued. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 022481&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        In Patagonia.

      London, Cape 1977. (4) + 204 pp. Illustr. Publ. blue boards, gilt on spine. "Tabula Magellanica" endpapers. Photo illustrated D. J. Price not clipped (£4.95 net in UK only). Signed leaf "Bruce Chatwin" inserted opposite of half-title. Nice copy.. Chatwin spent six months in Patagonia [South-America] in 1974, a trip which resulted in this book and established his reputation as a travel-writer. Later, however, residents in the region contradicted the account of events depicted in Chatwin's book

      [Bookseller: Norlis Antikvariat]
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        MOON DOG

      N.p.: The Plain Press, 1977. 1st edition, limited (1/50) original illustrated paperwraps (as issued). Specially inscribed with illustrations "To Janet . . . " and also "For Ma . . . " on the dedication page in blue ink. The text includes seventeen poems and five black & white illustrations. The colophon notes " . . . printing & illustrations by Jane Miller." Additionally included is a broadside, also inscribed "Dear Janet Ms. Miller 'mam . . . " and signed "Affectionately, Tony Hoagland" in blue ink. The broadside is folded to fit inside the book. There are no copies of this title listed on OCLC, nor is this title attributed in any publications that we have reviewed. It is thus believed to be the author's first solo publication. Only minimal edge wear to an otherwise fine copy. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Jett W. Whitehead Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        La Semaison II. Journées, carnets 1968-1975 *

      Payot, Lausanne 31.10.1977. - Broché, couverture mocca imprimée rempliée. Pli transversal au second plat. Exemplaire de grand luxe de ce journal dont nous pouvons aussi livrer un ordinaire.Bonne provenance Édition originale. Parmi 80 exemplaires de tête numérotés sur Vélin Rives pur chiffon l'un des 35 premiers, nominatifs, comportaient une page manuscrite.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        The Animal Factory (Signed)

      New York: Viking Press, 1977. First edition / First printing.. Hardcover.. A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket.. Octavo. A common theme in ex-con Eddie Bunker's writing centers on men being pulled into crime at a very young age and the subsequent hardening of their character through early adulthood by a callous and uncaring society. "The Animal Factory" is a prison novel that delves deep into San Quentin State Prison society, a world of violence and paranoia, where territory and status are ever-changing and possibly fatal commodities. Crime fiction came natural for Bunker and it was during his last internment, in 1975, that he discovered his writer's voice and penned "No Beast So Fierce." It debuted to critical acclaim and was turned into the 1978 film, "Straight Time" starring Dustin Hoffman. ~Adapted for film in 2000 by John Steppling and Bunker, "The Animal Factory" tops a long list of prison movies for its realistic portrayal of the subculture that runs throughout prison life. Directed by and co-starring Steve Buscemi, the film also stars Edward Furlong, Williem Dafoe, and Mickey Rourke. As an actor, Bunker performed in more than 20 films, but it was writing that he truly loved (having also penned the screenplay for cult-classic film, "Runaway Train" in 1985. Novelist, screenwriter, actor, ex-con, Bunker died July 26, 2005 at the age of 71. ~SIGNED and inscribed on the half-title page by the author: "To Tony B. A good dude. Eddie Bunker." A near fine copy with a slight slant to spine, and light foxing to page-block, in a near fine jacket with edge-wear to foot of spine and a short closed tear to head of spine, barely noticeable.

      [Bookseller: Bloody Rare Books, LLC]
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      Boston: Gregg Press,. 1977. cloth.. Light foxing to page edges, else fine copies in fine dust jackets.. The first printing of this series was 1200 sets, most of which were. sold to libraries. First printing sets in superior condition are. uncommon, especially signed or inscribed by Norton. (#136711). First edition. All volumes either signed or inscribed by Norton. Comprises WITCH WORLD (1963), WEB OF THE WITCH WORLD (1964), THREE AGAINST THE WITCH WORLD (1965), WARLOCK OF THE WITCH WORLD (1967), SORCERESS OF THE WITCH WORLD (1968), YEAR OF THE UNICORN (1965), and SPELL OF THE WITCH WORLD (1972). Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-200. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 28. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 830-834, 836, and 838. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature V, pp. 2139-49. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 149-52.

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      New York City, NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1977. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket.. New York City, NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1977. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition/First Printing. 207 pages. The author&#39;s third collection of essays. One of the greatest books of the 20th century. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now rare. Presents six brilliant and challenging essays on photography that represent the fullest expression of Susan Sontag&#39;s lifelong attempt to find both the common ground and the dividing line between ethics and aesthetics. Her "moralist/aesthete" dual sensibility prevents Sontag from rejecting photography outright (because it can be singularly beautiful and useful). But she could not embrace it wholeheartedly either (because it is usually facile and not serious enough). Her insight about "photographic seeing" is an Arnoldian criticism of modern life itself (as shallow, narcissistic, and mindless). Such ambivalence about the subject at hand would have been a dead-end for most other writers, but photography engaged Sontag as it has no other writer in the Western tradition: She devoted the better part of seven years to write these six essays. Her sustained examination of photography as a source of knowledge, as an instrument of conscience, as a work of art, and as a uniquely evocative trace of reality (rather than a mimetic representation of it) remains sensational and will not be surpassed. There are a handful of books on photography that will endure. There are only two that are great: Susan Sontag&#39;s "On Photography" and Roland Barthes&#39; "Camera Lucida" (1981), the most profoundly personal account ever written on the subject. Barthes owes nothing less than the framework of his book to "On Photography" (he merely recapitulates or takes many things for granted because Sontag has already articulated them). Sontag eventually re-examined some of her own views in her last book, a sequel aptly titled "Regarding The Pain of Others", in light of extreme circumstances, especially 9/11 and the War on Terror. An absolute "must-have" title for Susan Sontag collectors. <B><i> This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed in blue pen on the front free endpaper by Susan Sontag. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page or bookplate. This title is now highly collectible. This is one of very few signed copies of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing still available online and is in fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a beauty. Most copies available online have major flaws or are subsequent printings. A rare signed copy thus. </b></i> Winner of the MacArthur Genius Grant, the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1977 for "On Photography", the National Book Award in 2000 for "In America", and the Jerusalem Prize in 2001. Shimon Peres, in awarding the Jerusalem Prize, described Sontag as "one of the world&#39;s finest writers and greatest minds". One of the most influential and important American writer-intellectuals of the 20th century. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER SUSAN SONTAG TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0374226261.

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        In Between The Sheets

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1977 UK Uncorrected Proof of the author&#39;s second book. Fine in Tan wrappers except for the inside front cover page is affixed to the first page of the book, and some slight sunning to the spine. Signed by the author on the title page. A book of short stories. Rees A2a. Signed by Author. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: MDS Books]
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        Griechische Kunst. (Bd. 2) Stilgeschichte.

      Belser Chr. 1977 - Guter Zustand, 192 S. Deutsch 616g

      [Bookseller: Klaus Kleinmann]
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        STRANGE SEX. The Digest of Deviant Behavior Vol. 1, No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, and No. 4; Vol 2, No. 1

      "Reseda, CA": Academy Press. 1977-1978. "Vol. 1, No. 1: Two magazines of 66 pp. each rebound into one unit. An alphabetical encyclopedic listing, illustrated with hardcore b/w and color photos. This issue covers Adamism to Female Domination. Staff: Tyson Reilly, William Burke, Wendell Hampton, and Guy A. Hayman. & Vol. 1, No. 2: Two magazines of 66 pp. each rebound into one unit. An alphabetical encyclopedic listing, illustrated with hardcore b/w and color photos. This issue covers Femoralism to Lingerie Fetishism.& Vol. 1, No. 3: Two magazines of 66 pp. each rebound into one unit. An alphabetical encyclopedic listing, illustrated with hardcore b/w and color photos. This issue covers Pageism to Zoophilia, completing the encyclopedia.& Vol. 1, No. 4: Two magazines of 54 pp. each rebound into one unit. Illustrated with hardcore b/w and color photos. Dressed to Thrill by Pete Hollister. Readers letters. Perversion & Pleasure by Guy A. Hayman. On Call for Kinks by Casey Grant. Anal Sex: Fair or Foul? by Sibley Whyte. She&#39;s Addicted to Sex by David Sloane. Lust Begins at Home by Cathy West. Who Says it&#39;s Perverted? by Eliot Stetson. The Art of Infideltiy by Roberta Whitfield. Vol. 2, No. 1: Two magazines of 54 and 66 pp. rebound into one unit. An alphabetical encyclopedic listing, illustrated with hardcore b/w and color photos. This issue has a long editorial on sex crime, rape and sexual violence, with a number of unpleasant death photos, plus sadomasochistic scenarios. Plus women masturbating with hookah, knife, broken bottle, power drill, and stimulating nipples with pliers. Some pretty unusual stuff that I haven&#39;t seen before. Also, The Roots of Sadism by Eliot Stetson. Sexual Show-offs, by James A. Kane. The Lesbian Whore by Stephen Michaels." Perfect bound magazine. Light shelfwear. Very good.

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        Cards as Weapons (First Edition)

      New York: Darien House, 1977. First Edition. First Edition. Author, actor and huckster historian Ricky Jay&#39;s first book, a hilarious, photo-illustrated treatise on the use of playing cards as weapons, with chapters on technique, practice, stunts and self-defense. The scarce cloth edition (a simultaneous softcover edition was also published). & & Fine in a Fine dust jacket. Jacket has a tiny nick at one corner, else pristine. A beautiful example of a book that is nearly always found with condition issues.

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        SM EXPRESS. Sexual Mastery and Submission No. 1 - 27

      "New York, NY": Nubond Co.. 1977 - 1979. "32 pp. A sophisticated sadomasochistic tabloid out of New York. Illustrated with reproductions of bondage photo sets, photos taken for the paper, and drawings. Reviews reliable sources of books, sex clubs, paperbacks, photo sets, bondage art sets, and products. The editor promises a tabloid that is about nothing but SM, with original material and no BS. This run of SM Express follows an important time in the rise of organized sadomasochism. There are editorials about important issues. Many reader letters with personal and sexual commentary. Reviews of publications, vendors, photo sets, films, and current news of interest to sadomasochists. Personal ads. Starts with an emphasis on male dominant, female submissive scenarios, which soon expands to include the perspective of submissive males and dominant females. There are also some wonderful plans and instructions for Do It Yourself bondage equipments." Tabloid newspaper. Light shelfwear. Very good.

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        James Bond, The Spy Who Loved Me

      Jonathan Cape 1977 - 222pp. Black cloth boards w gilt title to spine which is lightly bumped at head and foot. Illustrated dust-jacket slightly chipped and worn around the edges, now in protective cellophane wrapper. Contents clean and tight with only the occasional foxed spot and numerical stamp to verso title page. A lovely bright copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Kenyon]
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