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        Q & A (signed 1st)

      Dial Press, New York 1977 - Dial Press. New York. 1977. 209 pages. 1st edition, 1st printing SIGNED by EDWIN TORRES directly to the half-title page: For __ __, with fondest wishes. Edwin Torres. States first edition on the copyright page. Smooth dark gray boards with light gray cloth binding. Approximately 5 consecutive pages in the middle of the book show a minor edge-wear along the base. Binding and pages are tight. red endpapers are clean. Underneath the DJ flap on the inside panels is previous owners name/address/phone stamp. 1 corner has a tiny, gentle bump and the others show the most faint trace of rubbing. Black title on spine cloth lightly rubbed. 1st issue DJ with $7.95 price intact on flap. DJ edges show minor rubbing with 2 tiny, tiny closed tears along DJ edge. Condition disclosure is hyper-critical. A virtually impossible title to track down signed. This is a nice copy, rare in any condition, signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Medium Rare Books]
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        A Time of Gifts, Between the Woods and the Water, The Broken Road.

      John Murray,, 1977. 3 volumes (complete set). London, John Murray, 1977. Octavo. Pagination: (Time of Gifts) [frontispiece] [8], 291, [1] pages / (Woods and Water) [10], 248 pages / (Broken Road) xxii, 362 pages. Original Hardcover with illustrated dustjackets. The three volumes in first edition of Patrick Leigh Fermor's account of his epic walk to Constantinople, now seen as one of the great works of travel literature in the language. All three books are first editions in their jackets, the first volume near fine in blue publisher's boards, without ownership inscriptions to the book. The jacket is very good with a bright front panel showing John Craxton's evocative central European design, some fading to the orange background on the spine and foxing to the rear blue panel. Between the Woods and the Water is near fine in a very good jacket which has been price clipped. The Broken Road is fine in a fine jacket with a small 2013 ownership signature on the first endpaper. It was Patrick Leigh Fermor's good fortune to set out on his great adventure in the early nineteen thirties before Nazism and the Second World War changed the Europe for ever, but to wait forty years before writing the first two volumes of his luminous narrative. His account of German beer cellars, of Prague under snow and love in Vienna, all occurring while the shadow of Nazism looms, bears comparison with Chatwin, Robert Byron and the best twentieth century writers in any genre. Sir Patrick Michael Leigh Fermor, DSO, OBE (11 February 1915 ? 10 June 2011), also known as Paddy Fermor, was a British author, scholar and soldier who played a prominent role behind the lines in the Cretan resistance during the Second World War. He was widely regarded as Britain's greatest living travel writer during his lifetime, based on books such as A Time of Gifts (1977). A BBC journalist once described him as "a cross between Indiana Jones, James Bond and Graham Greene." The Patrick Leigh Fermor Society was formed in 2014.nAt the age of 18, Leigh Fermor decided to walk the length of Europe, from the Hook of Holland to Constantinople. He set off on 8 December 1933, less than a year after Hitler had come to power in Germany, with a few clothes, several letters of introduction, the Oxford Book of English Verse and a volume of Horace's Odes. He slept in barns and shepherds' huts, but also was invited by landed gentry and aristocracy into the country houses of Central Europe. He experienced hospitality in many monasteries along the way. Two of his later travel books, A Time of Gifts (1977) and Between the Woods and the Water (1986), were about this journey. A book on the final part of his journey was unfinished at the time of Leigh Fermor's death, but was published as The Broken Road: Travels from Bulgaria to Mount Athos in September 2013 by John Murray. The book draws on Leigh Fermor's diary at the time and on an early draft he wrote in the 1960s.nnLeigh Fermor arrived in Constantinople on 1 January 1935, then continued to travel around Greece. In March, he was involved in the campaign of royalist forces in Macedonia against an attempted Republican revolt. In Athens, he met Balasha Cantacuzène (Balasa Cantacuzino), a Romanian Phanariote noblewoman, with whom he fell in love. They shared an old watermill outside the city looking out towards Poros, where she painted and he wrote. They moved on to Baleni, Gala?i, the Cantacuzène house in Moldavia, where they were living at the outbreak of the Second World War. (Wikipedia)

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        The Dark is Rising Series: Over Sea, Under Stone; The Dark is Rising; Greenwitch; The Grey King; Silver on the Tree

      New York: Harcourt, Brace & World; Atheneum, 1966-1977. First U.S. edition, first printing, of the first title; true first editions, first printings of the remaining titles. Although the author moved to the United States in 1963, the 1965 London edition of 'Over Sea, Under Stone' is generally considered the true first; thereafter the U.S. Atheneum editions of the remaining four books in the series are considered the true firsts. "Over Sea, Under Stone" is fine and bright; the dustwrapper is not price-clipped and has a tiny closed marginal tear on the rear panel else it is fine as well. "The Dark is Rising" has a tiny bit of spotting on the edge of the textblock , else is in fine condition; the dustwrapper is not price-clipped,but has a short closed marginal tear on the front panel; it is first state without the Newbery Honor sticker. "Greenwitch" is fine in a fine, unclipped dustwrapper. "The Grey King" is fine in green printed cloth; the dustwrapper is not price-clipped and is in fine condition, and is first state without the Newbery Medal sticker. "Silver on the Tree" has a trace of spotting on the top edge else is fine; the dustwrapper is not price clipped and is fine. Overall this is as fine a set of the 'Dark is Rising' Series as can be obtained. Laid into the first volume is a photograph of Susan Cooper inscribed "To Gretchen -- best regards, Susan". And, in a different hand (Gretchenb's?), "Minneapolis, May 1977." Contemporary Arthurian fantasy and the struggle between The Light and The Dark. "The Grey King" was awarded the Newbery Medal in 1976, and "The Dark is Rising" a Newbery Honor in 1974. Near fine.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        I-Spy at the Seaside

      Polystyle, 1977. Pamphlet. Used; Acceptable. Pamphlet; English language; a fair reading copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        The Mookse and the Gripes. From Two Tales of Shem and Shaun.

      (Chicago): The Compulsive Printer, 1977. Octavo. (30)ff. From an edition of 75 copies signed by the artist, Joseph D'Ambrosio, and the printer, Elmore Mundell, this is one of twenty-five with an extra signed serigraph and deluxe binding. The text is James Joyce's take on Aesop's "The Fox and the Grapes." Title on three block-print-illustrated pages, each signed by D'Ambrosio. Also contains three color serigraphs signed by both D'Ambrosio and Mundell, serigraph initials and text ornaments. Binding in the form of a red velvet clamshell box, with an inset relief serigraph covered in gold leaf. The "papal" red velvet and gold allude to Pope Adrian IV, whom Joyce satirizes here. Very fine in box and folio-size slipcase. Prospectus laid in. (Nineteen Years, p. 51).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Napoleone Bonaparte. Arte e storia nelle medaglie.

      Edizioni Termograph, 1977. Libro nuovo con firma autografata dell'autore, formato rotondo, diametro 31 cm, pagg. XLV + 499, numerose illustrazioni b/n e a colori nel testo e f.t. di tutte le medaglie del periodo napoleonico, copertina in lega di metallo, cofanetto elegante con dorso in pelle e titoli in oro. Esemplare n° 7 di 949 stampati.

      [Bookseller: Messinissa Libri]
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        Pedals, Politics and People

      Sydney: Haldane Publishing, 1977. 511 pages. Many b/w photos. Signed and inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Tape marks on front and rear endpapers. The dustwrapper is lightly worn. Scarce. * "Oppy" was Australia's most famous professional cyclist in the 1920s and 1930s when cycling was a major sport. Among his achievements were his records in marathons such as Freemantle-Sydney, Kalgoorlie-Perth, Adelaide-Sydney, Sydney-Brisbane and, in Europe, his wins in the Paris-Brest-Paris road race, the classic 24-hour Bol dÓr and setting a new Land's End-John O'Groats record. He broke and/or established 101 State, Australian and world records in an incredible 24 hours of non-stop cycling at the old Sydney Velodrome. Oppy went on to become a long-time Cabinet Minister in the Australian Parliament and its overseas' representative in Malta. This book is his account of his amazing cycling and political careers. In 1996, at the age of 91, he died of a heart attack on his exercise bike at his Melbourne home.. Signed and Inscribed By the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        A Survey of Persian Art: From Prehistoric Times to the Present (14 vols. of 16-vol. set)...

      London / New York: Oxford University Press, 1964-1977. 14 vols. Dark teal cloth boards with white faux-leather spines; gilt letters on spines; gilt letters and decoration on front board; various paginations, 1400+ BW plates, many within-text BW illus. All but two volumes of the 16-volume set, representing a second edition of this Middle Eastern art resource first published in the late 1930s. Artwork included are samples of architecture, architectural ornamentation, the ceramic arts, calligraphy, epigraphy, the art of the book, textiles, carpets, metalwork, minor arts, pottery and faience. Volumes I-VI contain the majority of the text, with supplemental illustrations. Volumes VII-XII contain 1482 BW plates. Volume XIII is MISSING and is facsimile of proceedings of the IVth International Congress of Iranian Art and Archaeology, April 24-May 3, 1960. Volume XIV contains additional material about the 1960 Congress. Volume XV contains a bibliography of Pre-Islamic persian art to 1938. Volume XVI is MISSING and contains a bibliography of Islamic persian art to 1938. Quite a detailed and illustrative resource on the subject, even with this set's particular miscues. G+ (Ex-art library, with labels on spines, i.d. marks on book block edges, incl. rear pockets; white faux leather is flaking off along many spine edges, as these vols. are wont to do; pages have average aging with clear text and BW plates; missing vols. XIII and XVI.)....

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        The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn (signed by the author)

      Macmillan, 1977 - 1st edition. Hardcover. Black boards, spine ends just slightly pushed, pages and endpapers all very clean, in a very near fine dustjacket, not price-clipped. This third Inspector Morse novel is the scarcest of them all. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shellhouse Books]
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        Archive of 16mm film and audios from The Writer in America Series (1975-77).

      1975-1977 - 27 16mm films (thirty minutes to five minutes), 29 Synchronized sound tracks, one tape and transcript. These are the masters and outtakes of the films directed by Richard O. Moore for The Writer in America Series (1975-77). A few of the audios have been converted to MP3 files and one of the films to a digital file. Sample MP3 snippets available.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Hendrik Goltzious - Complete Engravings, Etchings, Woodcuts 2 Vol Set

      Abaris Books, NY;. Near fine. Clean, solid, unmarked, close to new condition. ISBN for the set is: 0913870112; Folio size, green cloth bindings. Volume I: The years 1576-1586; Volume II: The years 1586-1600. Oversize set may require additional postage if shipped outside of the USA. Top Quality Seller - Customer Service available. . Very Good. 1977.

      [Bookseller: Barner Books]
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        Six Labyrinths

      Milano: Grafica Uno, , 1977. Molto Buono (Very Good). Dedica e firma autografe dell'Artista (Inscribed and signed by the Artist). Acquatinta ceramolle a colori. cm 82,5x54,5 (Foglio 100x70). Dedica e firma autografe dell'Artista (Inscribed and signed by the Artist). Molto Buono (Very Good). .

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

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller ABAA/ILAB]
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        Burglars can't be Choosers: A mystery novel introducing Bernie Rhodenbarr, New York City's prince of thieves

      Random House, New York 1977 - Gorgeous, tight, unread book with title stamped in silver on spine, in bright dust jacket, with a bit of scattered staining. Signed by the author in blue on title page (unlike other copies signed on a separate card affixed to the book). Bright, flawless pages with crisp text, as if just rolled off the press. Publisher’s price of $6.95 present on front flap. The first of the well-known and humorous series featuring burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr, by Lawrence Block, who was named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America in 1994. A stunning copy of a great signed book! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquarian Archives]
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        Livres -Instruments-Autographes

      148 pp. Paris, Alain Brieux 48 rue Jacob, Novembre 1977, in-8, 148 pp, broché, Dont : instruments de mathématiques de l'époque gréco-byzantine.

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        A propos des nouveaux philosophes et d'un problème plus général

      6 pp. Paris, Édition de Minuit, mai 1977, in-8, 6 pp, non cousu, Petite plaquette de toute rareté, supplément au n° 24 de la revue bimestrielle Minuit, distribué gratuitement. Elle donne le célèbre texte polémique dans lequel Gilles Deleuze, soutenu par l'éditeur Jérôme Lindon, accable les "nouveaux philosophes", présentant notamment Bernard-Henri Lévy comme un "imprésario, script-girl, joyeux animateur et même disc-jockey".

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        The Monster in the Turtle's Den

      (N.p.: Michael Mar Press, 1977. Small quarto. (16)ff. One of twelve copies, produced by hand by jewelry designer Michael Dorsa and bookbinder Margaret Rhein. With twelve color illustrations. The text and images were both from an original work written and drawn in 1964 by Mike Dorsa and Tom Warner, age nine. In the story, the turtles Betty and Brickred defeat the deadly monster on Turtle Mountain, which is "said to be 6 feet tall and to shoot poisonrings that make you die for 66 years." After tossing the body in the lake, the turtles and their offspring celebrate with a picnic and fireworks. Corrections to the text have been marked in red pen, adding punctuation and fixing spelling. A delightful work that captures the joy in youthful storytelling. This copy is inscribed in pencil to papermaker Douglas Howell: "The inspiration required to get this project together came from my meeting with you, Douglas Howell. Thank you, Michael Dorsa." Howell was instrumental in the revival of hand papermaking. His paper, which came in a wide variety of styles, weights, colors, and materials, were used by artists and printmakers and displayed in galleries throughout the world. Howell also taught workshops in his studio, and many of his students went on to establish papermaking departments in art schools and universities in the United States and Canada. Very fine, in full brown leather with an illustration of the monster blind-tooled to the upper cover.

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        Werke. Vollständige Ausgabe letzter Hand. 40 Bände und 1 Bd. Inhalts- u. Namen-Verzeichnisse in 22 Bänden.

      Kl.-8vo. Mit 2 Falttabellen. Schwarze Pp. d. Zeit m. goldgeprägt. rotem Rückenschild. Rotschnitt. Hagen 23 C1. - Goedeke IV/3, 11-12. - Die Kleinoktav- oder sogenannte Taschenausgabe mit allen zu Goethes Lebzeiten erschienenen Bänden. Erschlossen durch das unverzichtliche Register von Musculus u. Riemer im Nachdruck (Leipzig 1977). - Kanten etw. berieben u. bestoßen. Bis auf einzelne kl. Fleckchen im Text sehr sauber u. gut. Schöne, einheitlich gebundene Reihe.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Düwal Berlin]
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        L'oiseleuse. L'uccellatrice

      Les Impénitents, 1977. Un conte de Luigi Mormino traduit par Nelly Kohler. Frontispice de Mario Avati. Illustrations de Assadour. Avec une suite signée sur Richard de Bas et une épreuve en marge d'estampe. Con 9 acquaforti originali di Assadour, di cui tre firmate a matita (cm 6x8, 15x8). Allegata una delle 15 suite su carta Richard de Bas con le stampe numerate, firmate e datate a matita (es. 10/15) ed una prova d'artista firmata e numerata di una delle illustrazioni del volume (es. XII/XXX). Con il testo originale in italiano allegato . 8vo (cm 30x21). pp. LXXI+12. Perfetto (Mint). Edizione originale di 130 es. numerati.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        *Cognitive Therapy and Research : Vol 1 bis Vol 26 (27 Bücher)

      San Diego : Academic Press. 1977 Hardcover Zustand: Gut bis Sehr Gut min. gebräunt (Innen); Bibliotheksex. mit Klebestreifenrest; Besitzerstempel (Innen); Einband Außen hat geringe bis leichte Gebrauchsspuren; Besitzerstempel auf Schnitt; For a good offer I could imagine to sell single pieces; Vol 26 ist 2002; Buch wurde nachgebunden; Versand D: 4,75 EUR [Zeitschriften / Magazine / Biologie / Evolution / Systeme / Anthropologie / Theorie / Naturwissenschaften / Wissenschaft / Revolutionen]

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        American Journal of Medical Genetics, Konvolut aus 165 Büchern

      New York, Alan R. Liss, 1977 - Bei den angebotenen Büchern handelt es sich um ausgesonderte Bibliotheksexemplare,Leichte Gebrauchsspuren können vorhanden sein, Schnitt oben leicht angestaubt, Die Bücher befinden sich in einem sehr guten Zustand, Der Konvolut beinhaltet folgende Bände: Band 1-116, Band 117A - 140A, Band 143A, Band 116/123B, 117/123C, 124/127B, 128/131B, 125/131C, 132/139B, 133/139C, 141B, 142C, 144B, 145C, 147B, 150B, 153B,156B, Suppl.(1986), Suppl. 6-7(1990) Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 278000 Band 1 - 116 /// Band 117A - 140A sowie 143A // inklusive mehrerer Bände B und C (siehe Beschreibung). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versand-Antiquariat Konrad von Agris]
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        Comunidad Valenciana En Blanco y Negro [spanish text]

      Espasa 1977 - Image shows actual item for sale. Book Condition: Very Good; firm binding; contents very good. Hard Cover Espasa 1977 Photography [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: SonnetsAndSymphonies]
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        Siamo trepidanti per la sorte ...

      Studio D'Arte, 1977. Cartella contenente 6 serigrafie originali stampate in 100 esemplari, numerate e firmate dall'Autore.

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        Robert Zakanitch-Avery Fisher Hall-1977 Serigraph-SIGNED

      1977 - "Avery Fisher Hall" by Robert Zakanitch, Signed Serigraph printed in 1977 from an edition size of 144. The overall size of the Serigraph is 64 x 40 inches. The condition of this piece has been graded as A: Mint. Here is some supplemental information about the Serigraph: Large floral image lithograph in colors that clearly depicts the pattern and decorative images that Zakanitch first brought the artist his fame. Signed and numbered out of 144. Published by the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City in 1977. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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      London: Faber and Faber. 1977 - First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy from the author to his close friend, poet and translator János Csokits. Original black cloth with titles in gilt and red to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding clean and square, the contents without previous owner’s inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the near fine lightly rubbed and nicked original dustwrapper. Not price-clipped (£4.50 to the front flap). Inscribed by the author in black ink on the front free endpaper "For my dear friend Janos / with much love / from Ted / 26th August 1977". An excellent association copy. Hungarian poet and translator János Csokits became acquainted with the author after meeting Olwyn Hughes, Ted's sister in Paris. He is perhaps best known as Ted Hughes's co-translator of another 20th-century Hungarian poet, János Pilinszky. In 1992 Csokits published Pilinszky Nyugaton (Pilinszky in the West), collecting all of Hughes's letters to him. The entire Csokits-Hughes correspondence is now held by Emory University, Atlanta. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Song of Solomon

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977 First edition. Signed by Morrison on the title page. Personal copy of William Styron, with his embossed ownership stamp to a front flyleaf. Publisher's black cloth, lettered in blind and gilt; in the original yellow pictorial dust jacket designed by R. D. Scudellari, lettered in black and maroon with black wing decorations. Fine book; unclipped dust jacket, with just some light sunning to the spine, else fine. A superb copy. This copy of Song of Solomon comes from the library of author William Styron and bears his embossed ownership stamp on a front flyleaf. Both close friends of fellow author James Baldwin, both Styron and Morrison wrote about African American history, identity and culture during the Jim Crow Era in the American South. Song of Solomon is Morrison's third novel and the first novel by an African-American author to be a Book-of-the-Month Club main selection since Richard Wright's Native Son (1940). Specifically, it creates a "magical world out of four generations of black life in America" through the story of Macon "Milkman Dead, Jr. An extremely powerful novel, Song of Solomon soars, as Reynolds Price lauds in his 1977 New York Times review, "on the wide slow wings of human sympathy, well-informed wit and the rare plain power to speak wisdom to other human beings? Few Americans know, and can say, more than [Morrison] has in this wise and spacious novel.". Signed by Author. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        Les aphorismes d'Hippocrate. Exemplaire avec suite

      - Monte Carlo, Editions Arts et couleurs 1977 - 1978. 2 volumes in-4 pleine reliure prune éditeur. Dos et plats très décorés à motifs dorés. Ornementation estampée à froid. Tête dorée. Etui. 190 + 213 pages. Illustration dans et hors-texte de Jean GRADASSI. Les hors-texte sont sous serpentes. Toutes les pages sont encadrées d'un motif de diverses couleurs. Traduction de Charles DAREMBERG. Tirage limité numéroté ; celui-ci un des 300 exemplaires de tête numérotés de 19 à 318 et portant le n° 315. Exemplaire bien complet d'une illustration en couleurs, non insérée dans l'édition et signée ; ainsi que d'une suite en sépia des hors texte. Exemplaire en parfaite condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Morandi: Catalogo generale. Volume primo: 1913-1947 - Volume secondo: 1948-1964.

      Electa, Milano, 1977. 2 v. (cadauno senza impaginazione: ca 300 p.) 29 cm tela sovr. UsatoBuono Anno pubblicazione: 1977. Buono piccola fenditura al cofanetto alcune gore alle prime e ultime carte e ai tagli puzza di fumo. ...

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      - (SENDAK,MAURICE)illus. EIN LIEBER BOSER KOTER [SOME SWELL PUP] by Maurice Sendak and Matthew Margolis. Zurich: Diogenes (1977). 7 1/4 x 8 3/4", cloth, Fine in fine dust wrapper. First German edition of Some Swell Pup published a year after the American. Illustrated in bright color on every page. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY SENDAK WITH A CHARMING SMALL PEN DRAWING OF A DOG. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        IL CAPITALE vol. I** II III* III**

      EDITORI RIUNITI, 1977. ITALIANO 1,61 Quattro volumi dell'opera, traduzione di Delio Cantimori, vari timbri biblioteca, brossure editoriali leggermente usurate, con piccoli strappi ai bordi e con fioritura, adesivi biblioteche ai dorsi, pagine brunite ai bordi causa tempo, lievissima fioritura ai tagli USATO

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        AFTER EVEREST : An Autobiography by Tenzing Norgay Sherpa As Told to Malcolm Barnes

      Vikas Publishing House, New Delhi 1977 - Very Good+ in a Very Good dust jacket. Edge wear. Chip to front panel's lower edge. Photos of previous owner with Tenzing on pastedown. Inscription from Tenzing inked to front endpaper. ; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Johann Gutenbergs zweiundvierzigzeilige Bibel.

      München, Idion 1977 - 648 Seiten mit zahlreichen farbigen Abbildungen und Initialen. Band 1 (von 2) !- No. 133 von 895 röm. nummerierten Exemplaren auf Van-Gelder Bütten mit dem Wasserzeichen Ochsenkopf mit Stab und Stern, mit zahlreichen farbigen Ranken und Miniaturen.- Der Kommentarband im Pappschuber(dieser beschädigt) in 2° umfaßt 200 S. mit zahlr. Abb. und einem Faksimile der Tabula Rubricarum.- Insgesamt von guter Erhaltung. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 11000 Gr.-Fol., Ledereinband im OSchuber.

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        Christopher And His Kind (signed by the author)

      Eyre Methuen, 1977. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine in near fine dustjacket, a few small nicks. Signed by the author on the title page. What makes this copy unique is that, in addition to the author's signature, it has been signed on the front pastedown by the actors Alec Guinness and Valerie Hobson and by the poet and novelist, Laurie Lee. They were present at the Foyles Literary Lunch given in 1977 to mark the book's publication, and also included is the Plan for the Top Table at that occasion, which has been signed by Alec Guinness, Laurie Lee, Lady Diana Cooper and Christina Foyle. Other guests included Enid Bagnold, David Profumo (Valerie Hobson's son) and Don Bachardy, the author's partner. The book itself describes Isherwood's experiences of life in Berlin in the 1930s, the decade of his great novels Sally Bowles and Goodbye to Berlin. Splendid associations.

      [Bookseller: Shellhouse Books]
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        A River Runs Through It and other Stories.

      Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press. First Edition.. Very good+ condition with only minor signs of external wear. The dustjacket unclipped. Blindstamp of preowner to endpaper and titlepage. True first edition with all the necessary signs (mixed up printrun and ISBN as well as "adways" (instead of "always") on page 27 of the publication. Wonderfully signed and inscribed association copy by Norman MacLean: "To Anne, and to Studs Terkel with love - Norman MacLean - University of Chicago, April 17, 1977".. First Edition. Chicago and London, The University of Chicago Press, 1976. Octavo. XIV, 217 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good+ condition with only minor signs of external wear. The dustjacket unclipped. Blindstamp of preowner to endpaper and titlepage. True first edition with all the necessary signs (mixed up printrun and ISBN as well as "adways" (instead of "always") on page 27 of the publication. Wonderfully signed and inscribed association copy by Norman MacLean: "To Anne, and to Studs Terkel with love - Norman MacLean - University of Chicago, April 17, 1977".

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop]
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      TOPPS IRELAND LTD. 1977 - A complete set of these now scarce collectors cards which were given in packets of bubble gum. This is the splendid set of English team players with the RED backs, from 1977/78. These are in excellent condition, with only 3 or 4 less than fine. A set of numbers 1 - 330. I doubt you would find better. Even the check lists are perfect! This was the first set produced by Topps in Ireland. Very nostalgic! Scarce to find complete and in super condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Green Meadow Books]
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        I Siciliani

      Einaudi, 1977. Rilegato tela, sovracoperta (cloth, dust jacket) Testi di Dominique Fernandez e Leonardo Sciascia. Fotografie in bianco e nero di Ferdinando Scianna . 8vo (cm 24x32). pp. XVIII+166. Molto Buono (Very Good). Sovracoperta leggermente sbiadita e screpolata in corrispondenza del dorso (Dj lithgly faded at spine). Prima edizione (First Edition). "Queste fotografie di Scianna che raccontano la Sicilia (la Sicilia com'è per i siciliani, com'è nei siciliani) sono appunto le cristallizzazioni di un lungo processo di conoscenza, e di amore anche, e di odio: perché la Sicilia è sempre, per un siciliano, anche se a diversi livelli di consapevolezza e di equlibrio, come la donna dell'antico poeta: nec sine te, nec tecum vivere possum". E ad accompagnarle, a scrivere un testo che le accompagnasse (non che le spiegasse, poichè ovviamente non hanno bisogno di essere spiegate), mi è parso di non poter fare nulla di meglio che aggiungere altre cristallizzazioni: cristallizzazioni linguistiche, di un lessico particolarissimo, di una particolarissima paremiografia, così come le ritrovo nella memoria, nella "camera oscura" della memoria, e che sono effettualmente gli elementi su cui si fonda una vera conoscenza - e in questo caso la mia conoscenza del paese in cui sono nato, in cui ho passato l'infanzia e la guìiovinezza" (dal testo di Sciascia).\

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        Visita de los chistes, obra anteriormente intitulada Sueño de la Muerte. Ahora ilustrada por Angel Bellido con 14 aguafuertes.

      1977. Ediciones de La Mota. 1977 - . . . 1 Vol. . 55 pp. Folio Imperial. Tela Artesanal. . Perfecto estado de conservacion.

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Astarloa]
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        Acquaforte 3 (da una serie di 7 acqueforti)

      Acquaforte originale numerata e firmata a matita (lastra cm 21x14, foglio cm 33x24,5). Esemplare n. 24/50. Timbro a secco dello stampatore/editore in basso a sinistra (2RC) . Lastra cm 21x14. Foglio cm 33x24,5. . Perfetto (Mint). Tiratura di 50 + X es. num. e firmati. Principali esposizioni: Roma, 1977 - Santa Barbara, 1977 - Roma e Firenze, 1979 - New York, 1980 - Città di Castello, Esposizione permanente - Siena, 1981 - Amiens, 1986 - Koln, 1987 - Tokyo, 1988 - Bergamo, Toyama, Osaka e Fukuoka, 1989 - Messina, 1991 - Colonnella, 1989 - Pordenone, 1999-2000 - Roma, 2003\

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        Holy the Firm [The Author's Copy]

      NY: Harper & Row. (1977). Annie Dillard's own copy of this small book of poetic meditations, marked by her on nearly two dozen pages (roughly a third of the book). The great majority of the markings serve as a map, as though for a reading, including the instruction "pause." Perhaps two or three instances of editing. Holy the Firm was Dillard's third book, and her intention was to write about whatever happened on Lummi Island, where she was living, during a three-day period. When an airplane crashed on the island on the second day, it caused her to meditate on the problem of pain, and how a just and merciful God would allow natural evil to occur in the world. These meditations on pain, God, and evil continued to resonate throughout her work, particularly in her award-winning volume For the Time Being, published in 1999, more than 20 years after this book. Near fine in a very near fine dust jacket. "Ex Libris Annie Dillard" bookplate on the verso of the half title. A unique copy of one of the volumes that characterizes Dillard's unique place in our literature: Holy the Firm is only 66 pages long but took her 14 months of writing full-time to complete, and it embodies her concerns with philosophy -- in Greek, literally, "the love of wisdom" -- as well as religion, metaphysics, the natural world, and the place of human life and consciousness within and among all of these. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The poet John Betjeman - Eccentric Genius - photographed in London, 1977.

      Extra Large Original Photograph on archival paper. 55 cm high x 45 cm wide. From the private library of irish photographer John Minihan. Titled and signed by John Minihan below the image.

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop]
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        Gotthard Graubner. Kunstpalast Düsseldorf, Halle A5.

      40,5 x 30,5 cm. Minimale Gebrauchspuren. Gotthard Graubner in der Halle A5, Düsseldorf 1977. Schwarz-Weiss Fotografie, Abzug um 2002, verso handschriftlich bezeichnet und signiert. Erika Kiffl, geboren 1939 in Karlsbad (heute Tschechien), lebt seit 1951 in Düsseldorf. Seit 1979 als freie Fotografin tätig, zuvor als Artdirektorin. Erika Kiffl hatte bereits in den frühen 60er Jahren begonnen, in der Düsseldorfer Kunstszene aktiv zu fotografieren. Bekannt wurde sie mit ihrem eigenen Blick in die Ateliers der Künstler. Zu diesen Fotoserien erschienen mehrere Publikationen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Querido]
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        Fragments from Cold

      Parenthèse, New York 1977 - Drawing by Norman Bluhm Plain paper wraps in dust-wrapper(as published). Tiny oblong light stain (1/4" width)near top of back cover; spine slightly darkened. Else fine in dust-wrapper.Inscribed by the author. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Pryor-Johnson Rare Books]
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        Consumption of mass communication : construction of a model on information consumption behaviour

      Institut for Markedsøkonomi, ohne Angabe 1977 - 1 49 Seiten altersbedingt guter Zustand, angestoßen, Bibliotheksexemplar, wellig, Buchblock vom Rücken gelöst Taschenbuch

      [Bookseller: ralfs-buecherkiste]
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        The Fury (Original screenplay, plus four sets of revised pages)

      Frank Yablans Presentations / Twentieth Century-Fox, Los Angeles 1977 - Final script for the 1978 science fiction/horror film, "The Fury," directed by Brian DePalma, based on the 1976 novel by John Farris, written for the screen by Farris and DePalma, and starring Kirk Douglas, John Cassavetes, Carrie Snodgrass, Charles Durning, and Amy Irving. The script is accompanied by four sets of revised sheets (with the name of unidentified cast/crew member John Friedkin in pencil at the top of the first revision set) on pink and orange stock, dated August 15, September 12, September 16, and November 17, respectively. Literally a "mind-blowing" film, in which two young psychic savants (Amy Irving and Andrew Stevens) possess the ability to blow up the head of a another person by means of telekinesis. Douglas and Cassavetes play two men (one good, one evil) battling for control over the youngsters, with Cassavetes on the nefarious side of the line. One of DePalma's most entertaining genre films, pre-dating Cronenberg's slightly more intellectual "Scanners" by 3 years. White titled wrappers, dated June 20, 1977 and with credits for both Frank Yablans Presentations and Twentieth Century-Fox. Title page present, with a screenwriter credit for Farris. 133 leaves, blue stock, mechanically reproduced. Some corner creasing to the last several leaves else pages and wrapper are Near Fine, bound with two gold brads. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Signed Christmas Interview Cover

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Signed folio edition of Interview magazine, Vol. VII, No. 12, December 1977, published by Andy Warhol. The colour front cover image, designed and painted by Richard Bernstein, depicts Mick Jagger with a printed caption to the inside, 'Mick Jagger proves he's the best Santa ever by bringing our readers the best presents ever: Iman and Paul von Ravenstein....' Signed ('Andy Warhol') in bold black ink with his name alone to a clear area at the base of the front cover. The front cover is neatly detached, with a few small tears and minor areas of paper loss to the edges, not affecting the signature. Some light overall age wear.

      [Bookseller: Schubertiade Music & Arts]
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