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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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        Chiasmadon

      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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        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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        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]

      [Bookseller: Booked Up, Inc.]
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        JOHN HART THE BIOGRAPHY OF A SIGNER OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE Inscribed Copy

      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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        DIETER ROT: GESAMMELTE WERKE BAND 36: 96 PICCADILLIES - DELUXE LIMITED SLIPCASED EDITION WITH AN ORIGINAL "SPEEDY DRAWING

      (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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        THE WITCH WORLD NOVELS: WITCH WORLD, WEB OF THE WITCH WORLD, THREE AGAINST THE WITCH WORLD, WARLOCK OF THE WITCH WORLD, SORCERESS OF THE WITCH WORLD, YEAR OF THE UNICORN and SPELL OF THE WITCH WORLD

      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.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        ON PHOTOGRAPHY

      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.

      [Bookseller: Modern Rare]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Alta-Glamour Inc.]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Alta-Glamour Inc.]
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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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        Spoleto Viva - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Mobil Oil Italiana, [s. I. ] 1977 - A most desirable First Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket in the rare, Fine slip-case. Boldly signed by Gian Carlo Menotti, who is credited with writing the book's foreword, directly on the half-title page. Dated 1981 and dedicated to documentary film executive producer Sandra Ruch. A beautiful association copy ; With a foreword by Gian Carlo Menotti, Vitiello goes back in history and origin of Spoleto, basis for the world-renowned art and music festival in South Carolina First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why - ABAA/ILAB]
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        British Etchers, 1850-1940

      Robin Garton Ltd 1977 - Pp. 81. Etched titlepage vignette and two large etched plates by Robin Tanner, all three signed by him. 81 plates. Quarter morocco, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt. Tissue guards and glassine dust wrapper creased and slightly torn. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Besleys Books ABA ILAB]
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        British Etchers 1850 - 1940

      London: Robin Garton, 1977. First edition. With etched title vignette and two large etched plates by Robin Tanner, all three signed by the artist in pencil. Large 4to,pp. 81 followed by 81 plates. Publishers quarter blue morocco, top edge gilt. Tipped in errata slip. Corners rubbed, generally a very good copy

      [Bookseller: Bristow and Garland]
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        British Etchers, 1850-1940

      Robin Garton Ltd, 1977. Pp. 81. Etched titlepage vignette and two large etched plates by Robin Tanner, all three signed by him. 81 plates. Quarter morocco, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt. Tissue guards and glassine dust wrapper creased and slightly torn.. ISBN: 0906030005. Signed by Illustrator. 1st Ed. Quarter Leather. Very Good/Fair. Illus. by Robin Tanner. 33.0 x 26.0 Cm.

      [Bookseller: Besleys Books]
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        friedlaender werkverzeichnis der radierungen 1973 - 1976 vorzugsausgabe mit zwei handsignierten radierungen

      verlag galerie schmücking 1977 - friedlaender werkverzeichnis der radierungen 1973 - 1976 vorzugsausgabe mit zwei handsignierten radierungen vorzugsausgabe exemplar nr. 122 von 150, mit zwei originalradierungen, beide haben die nr. 122 und sind von friedlaender handsigniert, buch und drucke sehr guter zustand, schutzumschlag mit lagerungsspuren und kleineren einrissen an den kanten, etwa 110 abbildungen, buch wiegt etwa 3,6 kilogramm, buchgröße 29,5 x35,5 cm Werkverzeichnis mit 105 aufgenommenen Arbeiten, farbig abgebildet, davon 12 Katalognummern in Originalgröße reproduziert. Limitierte Auflage von 1250 Exemplaren. Hier eines von nur 150 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe mit zwei beiliegenden handsignierten Farbradierungen (33 x 27,5 cm). Originaler Leineneinband mit Schutzumschlag [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: mip]
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        Joyful Wisdom, Programs 1 and 2

      Hollywood: Joyful Wisdom. 1977. Two long-playing albums (LPs): a promotional set offering the Timothy Leary/Gabriel Wisdom radio program to local markets. The first program/LP features guests Grace Slick and Lindsay Wagner, with music by Jefferson Starship, Cat Stevens, the Steve Miller Band, and others; the second program features Doctor Bronner, Lonnie Liston-Smith and Jimmy "J.J." Walker, with music and performances by Smith, the Bonzo Dog Band, the Wailers, Firesign Theater and others. The promotional packet includes the two LPs; program notes with timing; press releases; publicity photo of Leary and Wisdom; and "proof of performance" affidavit. With original mailing box (labeled for mailing to a radio station). All items fine. A very scarce set: OCLC locates only two copies of the "Joyful Wisdom" program, both consisting only of one LP, comprising Program #1. No examples of a second disk or of Program #2 are listed, let alone the ephemeral items or the shipping box. Similarly, the only examples we encountered among sales or auctions of collectable records were for Program #1, again without anything beyond the record and its sleeve. A very scarce artifact of one of the post-1960s media counterculture efforts by Leary, who ventured into other media, including software, before he died. . First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        SEARCH & DESTROY: VOLUME 1, #1 - VOLUME 2, #1 - COMPLETE IN ELEVEN ISSUES

      (SEARCH & DESTROY). Vale, V., Editor. SEARCH & DESTROY: VOLUME 1, #1 - VOLUME 2, #1 - COMPLETE IN ELEVEN ISSUES. San Francisco. 1977-1979.: Search & Destroy, First Edition. Folio. Tabloid Format Wrappers. Periodical. As New. each 16-24pp, profusely illustrated in b&w. "Search & Destroy" is V. Vale&#39;s relatively short-lived yet highly revered late seventies &#39;zine notable for its coverage of the Bay Area punk and transgressive cultural movements. The precursor to RE/Search, each issue includes contributions on or by innovators such as The Sex Pistols, Devo, Iggy Pop, Dead Kennedys, The Ramones, Jon Savage, Bruce Conner, William S. Burroughs, J.G. Ballard, John Waters, Russ Meyer, David Lynch, and many, many more. A bright, crisp run of all eleven tabloid newsprint issues of this uncommon and important document neatly folded in half, as issued. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 021330&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        ALECHINSKY - WITH AN ORIGINAL SIGNED COLOR LITHOGRAPH

      (ALECHINSKY, PIERRE). Alechinsky, Pierre & Eugene Ionesco. Foreword by Leon A. Arkus. ALECHINSKY - WITH AN ORIGINAL SIGNED COLOR LITHOGRAPH. Signed by the Artist - with a Lithograph. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1977. First Edition 1/100 Deluxe. 4to. Cloth in Illustrated Jacket. Artist Monograph. Fine/Fine. 260pp, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. With a chronology and exhibition history. Published in conjunction with Pierre Alechinsky&#39;s receiving the first Andrew W. Mellon Prize, and an attendant exhibition at Pittsburgh&#39;s Carnegie-Mellon University, this was the first comprehensive English monograph on the noted Belgian artist. It is copiously illustrated (including "sixteen pages especially produced by the artist"), and features numerous texts by Alechinsky as well as an introduction by renowned playwright Eugene Ionesco. Limited to one hundred copies only, this is from the edition that is SIGNED AND NUMBERED by the artist with a SIGNED AND NUMBERED color lithograph laid in, as issued. A most handsome copy. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 0-8109-0656-2 Inventory Number: 014343&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Morbid Taste for Bones, A A Mediaeval Whodunnit

      London: Macmillan, 1977. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/fine. A very nice copy of the first Brother Cadfael novel. In this book Edith Pargeter combined her excellent historical novel abilities with her nom-de-plume Ellis Peters' well-constructed mysteries and started the boom in historical mysteries that continues to this day. There are many earlier examples of the form, but this is where it takes off and becomes a major publishing category. Historically important, well written, and a scarce book to find in nice condition. This copy has a previous owner's minuscule inscription on the front free endpaper (signature and date of 10 Dec 77, and the cryptic notation "F.E." indicating it was purchased through British bookseller Francis Edwards Ltd.), and very slight bumping to the spine, both head and tail, creasing the jacket slightly. The jacket is unclipped, and the book was not read more than once or twice. A nice copy of a cornerstone volume. Any photo attached to my listings are of the actual book described, not a stock photo. Dad's

      [Bookseller: Uncommon Sense]
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        THE BATTLEFIELD WHERE THE MOON SAYS I LOVE YOU

      Seattle, WA and Fayetteville, AR: Mill Mountain Press / Lost Roads, No. 7-12, 1977. First edition. Softcover. Fine. A lovely copy of this scarce and important work of modern poetry. Fine, without wear, and the first fine copy of this title that we have seen. Exceptional condition for a book, which is generally found well-used. Stanford&#39;s magnum opus, published the year before he committed suicide. A 542-page stream of consciousness poem, written in one sentence. A cult favorite among poets and slowly gaining broader recognition after the 2000 reprinting. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Dedications & Other Dark Horses

      Laramie WY: R.M.C.A.J. Books. 1977. First printing. Paperback. Near Fine. First printing, 1977, author&#39;s first book. Wraps, 16 pp. Near fine, just a faint hint of curling to corners. Apparently limited to 125 copies.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Le Chef-d&#39;oeuvre inconnu, lithographies originales de Bension Enav

      Paris: Fernand Mourlot, 1977. Livre. Illus. by Bension Enav. Très bon. En Feuilles. Signé par l&#39;illustrateur. Édition limitée. in folio. Paris, Fernand Mourlot, 1977. 46 x 34 cm, in-folio, 71 pp. - 3 ff. n. ch., 35 lithographies originales, dont la couverture en couleurs, 15 à pleine page en noir, 2 à double page en couleurs, 15 dans le texte en noir et deux lettrines (le titre, le faux-titre et le feuillet suivant sont également lithograpghés), en feuilles sous couverture lithographiée en couleurs et rempliée, chemise de demi-maroquin noir à bandes couverte sur chaque plat d&#39;un grande lithographie originale signée au premier plat et justifiée épreuve d&#39;artiste au dernier plat, étui bordé (reliure d&#39;édition réservée aux exemplaires de tête, signée D.-H. Mercher). Tirage à 200 exemplaires. Celui-ci l&#39;un des 25 de tête sur Japon nacré, comportant une AQUARELLE originale au format de l&#39;ouvrage, signée (n° XVI). L&#39;exemplaire est en outre signé au colophon par Bension Enav et Fernand Mourlot (n° 55). On joint l&#39;affiche de l&#39;exposition à la Maison de Balzac du 21 février au 22 mars 1981 ("Balzac et un artiste de notre temps : Bension Enav"), ainsi que le beau prospectus de présentation de l&#39;exposition. Très bel exemplaire. (MONOD, 767) (4,5 kg).

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Unknown Man No. 89 (Uncorrected Proof, signed)

      New York: Delacorte Press, 1977. First Edition. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. SIGNED by Leonard on the title page. Near Fine in tall plain blue wrappers, with a small stain at the top of the front wrapper. The only proof copy we have ever seen.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Unknown Man No. 89

      Delacorte Press, New York 1977 - First Edition. Third novel in his hard-boiled Detroit crime series. One of the most elusive of Leonard&#146;s hardcovers. Very good plus, with previous owner&#146;s stamp, date and initials on front endpaper, in fine dustjacket. Inscribed by Leonard on half title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fireproof Books]
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        Ringenes Herre. 3 bd. (Eventyret om ringen. De to tårne. Kongen vender tilbage).

      Oversat af Ida Nyrop Ludvigsen. Kbhvn.: Trykt hos Poul Kristensen i Herning 1977. Illustr. af Ingahild Grathmer (= H.M. Dronning Margrethe II). Orig. halvlærred. I orig. kassette. Copenhagen 1977. Illustr. by Ingahild Grathmer (= Queen Margrethe of Denmark). Publisher's cloth. in slipcase

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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        The Shining

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1977. hardcover. F+/F 1st edition, 1st printing. Jacket has very minor wear at spine ends. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        B-CAR: THE STORY OF CHRIS BURDEN&#39;S BICYCLE CAR

      (BURDEN, CHRIS). Burden, Chris & Alexis Smith. B-CAR: THE STORY OF CHRIS BURDEN&#39;S BICYCLE CAR. Los Angeles: CHOKE Publications, 1977. First Edition. Oblong 12mo. Stapled Pictorial Wrappers. Artists&#39; Book. Fine. 24pp, profusely illustrated in b&w. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. This is the charming little self-published document of Chris Burden&#39;s 1975 project to design and construct a one passenger automobile capable of traveling over one hundred miles per hour while achieving one hundred miles per gallon fuel efficiency. A most handsome copy of this uncommon item. 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: 021129&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Unveiling of a Portrait of The Honorable Peter W. Rodino, Jr

      Proceedings Before The Committee on the Judiciary Washington, DC: Proceedings Before The Committee on the Judiciary. May 12, 1977. First. First edition. Blue cloth gilt. 15pp. Fine. Inscribed by Rodino to Joe DiMaggio: "To Joe DiMaggio -- the legendary and beloved 'Yankee Clipper' -- with the good wishes and warm personal regards of your friend and admirer -- Peter W. Rodino. Washington, D.C. Oct 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. Rodino's conduct of the generally partisan proceedings was widely praised. With a letter of provenance signed by DiMaggio's two granddaughters. .

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

      New York: St. Martin&#39;s Press, 1977 Inscribed by Pohl on the half-title page to well known science fiction bookseller, "For David Aronovitz, Frederik Pohl, Phoenix, 1978." Nebula Award winner, 1977. Hugo Award winner, 1978. Magill, Survey of Science Fiction Literature, pp 858 - 864. Barron, Anatomy of Wonder 1987, *4-415. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket with the merest hint of edge rubbing. A very handsome copy.. Inscribed. First edition, first printing. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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