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        Ephemera. A monthly journal of mail & ephemeral work. Nos 1-12, [Collection complète].

      Amsterdam, Other books & So, [November 1977/ October 1978]. - 12 fascicules, [315 X 523 mm.], 8 à 16 pages. Rédaction : Ulises Carrion, Aart van Barneveld, Anna Banana and Salvador Flores. Publication dédiée au Mail Art, d’une conception très élaborée, avec une importante contribution d’artistes sud-américains et d’artistes de l’avant garde est-européenne, incluant de nombreux inserts, collages, cartes postales, etc. Le No 1 contient l’une des premières contributions De Richard Prince à un journal. Collaborateurs : Ulysse Carrion, Aart van Barneveld and Salvador Flores. Contributions de Pawel Petasz, Maurizio Nannucci, Jorge Caraballo, G.J. de Rook, Pauline Smith, Bob Watts, Albrecht D, Henryk Bzdok, Ko de Jonge, Al Souza, Dick Higgins, General Idea, Cozette de Charmoy Takako Saito, Hetty Huisman, Jeremy Adler, Chuck Stake, Jon Hendricks, Jean Toche, Hans Clavin, Robin Crozier, Gabor Toth, Balint Szombathy, Clemente Padin, Martha Rosler, Gunther Bruss, Peter Frank, Davi Det Hompson, G. A. Cavellini, Richard Kostelanetz, Genesis P.-Orridge, AY-O, John Furnival, Sarenco, Opal Nations, Ken Friedman, Bob Watts, Les Levine, Alison Knowles, John Baldessari, Edgardo Antonio Vigo, Beke Laszlo, Endre Tot, Joaquim Branco, Regina Silveira, etc. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Lecointre-Drouet]
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        Poesie del fiume Wang

      Rizzoli Editore-Milano, 1977. ITALIANO 0,39 Stato discreto, coperta illustrata in cartoncino, su piatto anteriore di G. Boldini, Il pastello bianco, grafica di Fausto Biancardi, dorso e piatti bruniti, macchie, abrasioni, tagli e margini delle pagine poco bruniti, diverse sottolineature ed appunti al margine, a matita ed a penna. Introduzione e note a cura di Giorgio Barberi Squarotti. CXXXII volume della collana B. U. R. Biblioteca Universale Rizzoli. I edizione. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Le Chien Guingan et le Chat Calicot.

      Mill Valley, CA: Sunflower Press, 1977. (16)ff. From an edition of 250 copies illustrated in color by Marcie Collin and printed by Carol Cunningham, this copy is in a designer binding by Sonya Sheats. Evoking the fierce battle between the Gingham Dog and the Calico Cat, the artist envisioned "a tangle of lines tracing the tossing and tumbling" of the small beasts in the middle of the night," drawing sharp, angular, intersecting lines in red, blue, and gray enamel across the covers to map their struggle. This motion is set against a background of subtly textured and shaded natural dark parchment, which Sheats notes "has a soft, round, and whole presence." The binding structure is an homage to the influential German bookbinder Otto Dorfner, employing an open-joint style that he innovated. The spine is covered separately from the boards, which are then connected with four bands of pale blue water snakeskin. The ends of the bands are hidden under half-moon onlays of the same natural parchment. For contrast, the doublures are thin, bright white parchment. The book slides into a parchment-covered box etched with the title on one side in a modern, san-serif font. Elements of the design also hint at the influence of Brother Edgard Claes, her most important bookbinding mentor, including the sliding polycarbonate closure to the box which is painted with lustrous beige automotive paint. Sheats describes her work as part of the tradition of French fine bookbinding, mixing traditional techniques with modern materials. Extremely fine, protected in a blue microsuede pouch. (2 1/4 by 2 1/2; 57x64mm).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Landuumlmplein von Baselandnbsp

      

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        The Shining

      New English Library 1977 - A UK First Edition, First Printing (New English Library 1977 with the code 'R49' present on page 447). The print run for the US First Edition was 25,000 and, given the low print runs of the UK editions of 'Carrie' and 'The Stand', which consisted of just 500 and 1000 copies respectively, the UK First Edition of 'The Shining' is likely to be considerably rarer than that of the US. Small bump to top of spine; edges toned and lightly foxed; a little off-setting to front endpaper and front board slightly bowed at the bottom. Original and unclipped dust jacket has some rubbing, chipping and wear to the top with a stain to the inside, and is now protected in a high-quality archival cover. A good copy of a contemporary classic. The book will be wrapped with care and shipped securely to ensure safe delivery. Please note: In order for the book to be shipped with full insurance, there will be an extra charge for international postage. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fine Book Cellar]
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        Das Westzimmer. Hsi-hsiang chi, Chinesische Farbholzschnitte von Min Ch\'i-chi, 1640. [The Romance of the Western Chamber]. Chinese Woodcuts.

      Köln: Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst, 1977. 4°, Gebundene Ausgabe Blaue Leinenmappe mit 87 seitigem Buch und 21 Farbtafeln. Dezenter Kellergeruch, Mappe außen fleckig; Mappenrücken ebenso das Begleitbuch und die 21 Tafeln etwas bis leicht bestossen. Insgesamt aber gut erhalten. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Kunstgeschichte

      [Bookseller: Die Wortfreunde - Antiquariat Wirthwein]
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        PARIS.

      1977 - SHINOYAMA Kishin. PARIS. Shincho sha, Tokyo, 1977. (340 x 260 mm), 152 pp. Relié, titre doré sur le plat, chemise. 133 superbes photographies en couleurs sur papier brillant à pleine page et en double page, de certains endroits de Paris des années 1970 qui n¿ont pas changé depuis le début du siècle. Exemplaire bien complet de la carte de Paris avec l¿index des emplacements exacts où les photos ont été prises. Édition originale. Très bel exemplaire mais avec un mors légèrement fendillé. 550 ¿ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Dutel]
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        The Story of Jane and Joan

      Perishable Press, Mt. Horeb 1977 - Small quarto. (28)ff. One of only twenty-five copies. A collection of twelve hand-colored etchings by John Wilde. The twelve images in sequence tell of the relationship between Jane, Joan, and the Great Dog. The primitive innocence of the two nude figures, who seem like Adam and Eve in their uninhabited world of barren rocks and isolated trees, is underlined by the simple, see-Spot-run-like titles for each image. The story ends with a macabre twist and an unexpected victory. This is the first of five collaborations between Walter Hamady of the Perishable Press and Wilde, both of whom worked in the art department of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The etchings were printed by Steve Weitz and bound in Bill Anthony paste-paper over boards with hidden leather corners and a blue leather spine. Housed in a matching drop-back box. Typical sunning to spine of box, which shows minor wear, else a fine copy of a scarce item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        I travestiti

      Essedì Editrice, 1977. Testi e fotografie in bianco e nero di Lisetta Carmi. Una nota di Elvio Fachinelli. Inserto di 16 pagine di carta rosa sottile con riproduzione di foto e lettere dattiloscritte che i protagonisti del libro inviarono alla fotografa. Testi in italiano e inglese tradotti da Pietro Ferrari. 4to. pp. 164. Dedica e firma autografe della Carmi a pennarello, datata Milano 24-6-1977 (Inscription signed by the Artist, dated Milan 24-6-1977). Ottimo (Fine). . Prima edizione (First Edition). . ''tutto ciò che è maschile può essere anche femminile, e viceversa. Non esistono comportamenti obbligati, se non in una tradizione autoritaria che ci viene imposta sin dall?infanzia''. Così scriveva Lisetta Carmi negli anni Settanta, nell?introduzione al suo libro I travestiti. La fotografa genovese, pioniera del fotoreportage d?impegno civile italiano, realizzò non solo una delle prime indagini sociali sul fenomeno del travestitismo in Italia, ma un racconto profondamente coinvolgente di una minoranza al margine. Capitata per caso tra i travestiti durante una festa nel 1965, nell?antico quartiere ebraico di Genova dove vivevano ghettizzati, ce li restituisce in una dimensione privata, mentre sorridono alla macchina fotografica esibendosi senza finzioni in reggiseno e cotonature altissime, mentre si truccano, si allacciano il reggicalze, cucinano. Il libro faticò a trovare un editore e attirò la condanna della chiesa.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        Fungus The Bogeyman (Signed By The Author In The Year Of Publication)

      The First UK Printing published by Hamish Hamilton in 1977. The BOOK is in Very Good+ condition. Toning to the laminated boards and the text-block. Bumping to the spine and corners. Small penned inscription to the upper front pastedown. Light spot to a few page margins. No Wrapper as issued. Signed by the Author in green ink in the year of publication to the reverse of the front end paper: ' Raymond Briggs, 1st Sept. '77'. Profusely illustrated in colour throughout by Raymond Briggs. One of the author's iconic works and extremely scarce with such attributes. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

      [Bookseller: Ashton Rare Books ABA PBFA]
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        The Life and Letters of Edward John Dent Chronometer Maker and Some Account of his Successors

      Antiquarian Horological Society, London 1977 - 829 pages, 154 plates, 1st edition 1977. This is the standard reference work on the life and work of Edward John Dent the famous chronometer maker, with details of his successors in the business right up to the time the book was written. A very good copy with very good dust jacket. A heavy item (over 2.5 kg) so additional shipping will be required. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeffrey Formby Antiques]
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        Post Offices of Michigan; Serving You, 1802 - 1976

      Self-Published, Hastings, Michigan U.S.A. 1977 - This copy of a limited edition has no corner bumping, very little edge wear. Light 'Dirt' bottom fore-edge of textblock. Upper edge of textblock has yellowed with some spotting. Hinges and gutters are solid, faint shadowing of endpaper edges. No ownership or other markings. Interior text is clean, binding tight. Unclipped DJ has slightly darkened with age, some edge wear and light chipping. Faint spotting near front flap hinge. Due to the size and weight of the book, it will require additional shipping outside the United States. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lowry's Books]
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        Harvey Milk. Supervisor / 5 [campaign sign]

      [San Francisco]: Friends of Harvey Milk, 1977. 17.5x13.5 inch campaign sign for Milk's final, successful run for the SF Board of Supervisors; printed in blue and white on card stock, faint creases at right edge, very good.

      [Bookseller: Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB]
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        Cent ans aux Pyrénees.

      Pau, Les Amis du Livre Pyrénéen, 1977. ____ Seconde édition. Pièces de titre avec de petits manques. *****. 7 volumes in-8. Collation : 207, 229, 185, 171, 145, 185, 353 pp. Toile rouille de l'éditeur.

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
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        Eikoh Hosoe: Embrace Hoyo

      Tokyo: Asahi Sonorama, 1977. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition. Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a slight bow to the front board in a Fine dust jacket with a hint of shelf wear. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A monograph of Hosoe's semi-abstract nude figure studies. Photographs by Eikoh Hosoe; foreword by Yukio Mishima; essay by Nobuya Yoshimura. SIGNED BY HOSOE on the ffep in gold ink; no inscription. Unpaginated [ca. 100 pages]; full-page b&w plates throughout; 8.5 x 8.25 inches. Chronological biography. Text in Japanese with English translations. Laid-in is a promotional postcard and inventory slip.

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        After Everest, An Autobiography.

      London: George Allen and Unwin, 1977. SIGNED FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.184. Illustrated with numerous photographs. Bound in publisher's green cloth with titles in silver to spine. Pictorial dust-jacket showing Everest and orange titles to upper, orange spine, and photograph of Tenzing at the summit of Everest to lower cover, unclipped.Signed by Tenzing to the title page, internally clean with some spotting to front edge of textblock which does not penetrate. Dust-wrapper shows well, with little in the way of rubbing; jacket spine sunned, additional minor sunning to lower. The autobiography of one of mountaineering's greatest heroes, who worked his way up "from a mountain coolie, a bearer of loads, to a wearer of coats with rows of medals who is carried about in planes and worries about income tax" (Tiger of the Snows). Along with Edmund Hillary, he was the first person to reach the summit of Everest, in 1953. This autobiography records the trajectory of his life after his famous ascent.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        The first 12 Lovejoy novels: 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

      Collins, 1977 Twelves volumes in total. Original red boards, titles to spines gilt. With the dust jackets. Volume 3 is the author's Dutch literary agents' copy. Sleepers of Erin is signed and inscribed by the Author. The Judas Pair has the Collins Crime Club sticker to the front panel. Firefly Gadroon is signed by Frank Mills who played Eric Catchpole's father in the TV series - this was the first episode. All very good+ to fine condition. An excellent set in the dust jackets, only volume 3 is price clipped. First editions, first impressions. The first twelve books in the Lovejoy detective series. A vastly underrated series of mystery novels which replicate the first TV series starring Ian McShane; hard-hitting and brutal in nature. Whilst the TV series became more light hearted, the novels stand as gritty canon and a really good read.[removed][removed]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Vegetarian Cook Book

      Vegetarian Society (U.K.), 1977. Paperback. Used; Acceptable. Paperback; English language; a fair reading copy; possibly 1979 printing. 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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        British Etchers 1850-1940

      Robin Garton, 1977. Con tre acqueforti originali di Robin Tanner (Wren and Primroses, Full Moon, The Old Road, cm 9,3x11,4 - 30x23,7 - 24,5x19). Numerose riproduzioni di acqueforti n.t. 4to. pp. 88+81. Perfetto (Mint). .

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar -- SIGNED by the Author

      Cape, 1977 A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1977. A near fine book without inscriptions with some light spotting to the top edge. SIGNED on the free front endpaper by the Author, 'To Eric/Love/Roald Dahl/1980'. In a very good+ clipped wrapper with a little wear to the spine tips. Rare SIGNED.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Histoire

      First edition, one of 99 numbered copies on pur fil, tirage de tête.A fine copy. Les éditions de minuit Paris 1977 14,5x19,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Grosseinsatz Morgenröte. K. H. Scheer, ZBV-Taschenbuch ; 7; Ein Scheer-Taschenbuch

      Rastatt/Baden : Pabel, 1977. 2. Aufl. 160 S. ; 18 cm Kl.-8°, kart. Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Seiten alterbedingt leicht gebräunt., Einband mit kleinen Mängeln, Stempel oder Markierung auf Buchschnitt K12560 Roman; Literatur; Belletristik; Unterhaltung; Gesc

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Viertel]
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        In Patagonia

      London Jonathan Cape Ltd 1977 - First Edition, first impression. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, map endpapers. Clear, removable, archival protective sleeve fitted to dust-jacket. Dust-jacket completely unfaded. Octavo. pp. [4], 204, 8 pages of photographic illustration. Lower point of front board pushed. A book in Very Good condition indeed, in a Near Fine dust-jacket which is not price-clipped. Scarce in this condition. There were only 3,000 copies of the first impression. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: OJ-BOOKS]
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        The Concert of the Century at Carnegie Hall

      New York: Carnegie Hall Society, 1977. DELUXE LIMITED FIRST EDITION, one of only 1000 copies. Illustrated with signed portraits of Leonard Bernstein, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Vladimir Horowitz, Yehudi Menuhin, Mstislav Rostropovich and Isaac Stern. A magnificent production, issued to commemorate the famous concert-celebration held by the Carnegie Hall Society on Tuesday 18th May, 1976, in honor of the 85th anniversary of Carnegie Hall and the establishment of its national endowment fund. Elegantly housed in full Samoa calf portfolio with handmade French marbled endpapers. With two vinyl records of the concert recorded live at Carnegie Hall.New York: Carnegie Hall Society, 1977. Large quarto, original printed wrappers; original calf portfolio with two vinyl records. Some fading to binding (as usual); custom slipcase replacing original slipcase; a very good copy. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        VI Gran Toreneo Internacional de Ajedrez Ciudad de las Palmas (Program)

      Las Palmas: Federacion Profincial de Ajedrez de las Palmas, 1977. 24 unpaginated pages with tables and photographs. Royal octavo (9 3/4" x 5 3/4") bound in original publisher's pictorial stapled wrappers. Signed by the following contestants: Mikhail Tal, Jan Timman, Bent Larsen, Artur Pomar, Anatoly Karpov, Sergio Cabrera and on the back wrapper by Vasily Smyslov. First edition.The sixth Torneo Internacional Ciudad de Las Palmas was organized in Las Palmas, Spain in May of 1977. Sixteen chess masters and grandmasters, including the world champion, competed in the round robin format. The participants were (in order of ELO): Anatoli Karpov (2690), Mikhail Tal (2620), Bent Larsen (2615), Jan Timman (2590), Anthony Miles (2555), Walter Shawn Browne (2545), Andras Adorjan (2530), Stefano Tatai (2480), Roman Hernandez (2435), Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez (2415), Roberto Debarnot (2405), Fernando Visier Segovia (2355), Gabriel Cabrera (unrated), Jose Garcia-Padron (unrated), Angel Martin-Gonzalez (unrated), and Arturo Pomar-Salamanca (unrated). The average of the combined ratings of the players qualified the tournament as a category VIII event. The tournament was practically an exhibition for the world champion, as Karpov earned wins against all but three of his fifteen competitors, finishing undefeated with +12. Larsen was a full point behind in second followed by Jan Timman with a score of 10. Mikhail Tal, Walter Browne and Roman Hernandez all tied for fourth through sixth with scores of 9.Condition:Edge wear, stain at head hinge, some internal soiling, corners bumped, some scribbling internally where the signer was trying to get the pen to work, except for Vasily Smyslov, signed by each of the contestants pictures who signed the program else a good to very good copy.

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector ]
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        Metro-Land.

      Oblong 8vo., original buckram with decorated paper label on upper board, preserved in original blind-stamped red cloth fall-down-back box. Illustrated with lithographs by Glynn Boyd Harte. A fine copy. First edition, limited edition of 220 copies signed by Betjeman and Harte. These verses are taken from the commentary written by Betjeman for Edward Mirzoeff's BBC documentary Metro-land first shown in 1973. With loosely inserted an autograph letter signed by Glynn Boyd Harte to Bevis Hillier (dated 4th Jan 1982). A pleasant chatty letter discussing an article Hillier had written about Harte in the TLS. Harte goes on to discuss John Betjeman, "The Laureate was last sighted at the Hayward Gallery (enough to make anyone ill) v. grey and being pushed by a certain Lady around the Lutyen's exhibition. One day I must play you a recording of a cantata I wrote in the style of J Parker, in which the Laureate had to say at a certain moment, four of his own words. Extensively rehearsed in Radnor Walk, when it came to the performance (at the Art Workers' Guild naturally) the Old Thing was so drunk that he couldn't recall a thing."

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        BUTTERFLY'S BALL AND GRASSHOPPER'S FEAST.

      Boston: Anne & David Bromer, 1977. miniature book (6 x 5 cm). full green leather stamped in gilt. (24) pages. Limited to 150 copies of which this is one of the 25 deluxe copies bound in full leather by Gray Parrot and containing a pocket in the back with extra prints of the woodcut illustrations (Bradbury, Bromer 1). Printed letterpress by Sarah Chamberlain at her Chamberlain Press who has signed and lettered this copy.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll]
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        Collection of 15 Documentary Photographs of C.B.T.V., The Big Wheel, B-Car, and Beam Drop

      Los Angeles and New York: Chris Burden (studio) and Ron Feldman Fine Art, Inc., 1977-1983. Photographs all lightly curled, else near fine (excepting the second "Big Wheel" photograph which shows a single strip of yellowing), the rice paper envelopes brittle and toned, near fine, all housed in a lightly worn manila file folder with name Chris Burden written in green marker to front.. Collection of 15 black and white photographs, each 8 X 10 inches, organized into four rice paper envelopes, some with sheets of typed text also laid in; each packet documents a separate artwork by Chris Burden. Most of the photographs are stamped to verso with Chris Burden's Los Angeles studio addresses, two with an older Pico Blvd. address crossed out and re-stamped with an updated 4th Avenue address; most photographs are also noted with artist's name and artwork title in Burden's hand to verso; with three images from Beam Drop SIGNED by Burden. The artworks documented are C.B.T.V., 1977 and 1980; The Big Wheel, 1979, 1980, and 1982; the B-Car, 1975 and 1980; and Beam Drop, 1983. The first packet contains four photographs and two typed sheets, and is apparently a press release from "C.B.T.V. (Chris Burden television)", a project exhibited at Documenta 6, June 1977 in Kassel, as well as at Ron Feldman Fine Arts, November 1977, New York. The first photograph, showing the C.B.T.V. device, is stamped on the verso five times with Chris Burden's name and Los Angeles studio address, both at Pico Blvd. and 4th Avenue; the Pico Blvd. address is crossed out with red pencil. Additionally copyright 1977 is handwritten above one of the stamps; the print is also stamp-numbered 000677; a typed description of the exhibition at Documenta and Ron Feldman Fine Arts (identical to the folded typed description that accompanies the packet) was cellophane taped to verso, but now disattached from brittle tape. The second photograph shows a person looking at the device, back turned to camera. The verso is titled in pen, "'Receiver' or C.B.T.V." and stamped three times with Chris Burden's name and both LA studio addresses, with the Pico Blvd. studio address crossed out in red; additionally copyright 1977 is noted in pen next to one of the stamps; the print is also stamp numbered 000678. The third print shows a woman wearing a C.B.T.V. t-shirt standing in front of the device and is stamped once to verso with Chris Burden's name and LA studio address. The fourth print shows Chris Burden standing in front of the device; the verso is notated in pen, "Demonstrating / C.B.T.V. / At Whitney Museum of Art / Spring 1980" and is stamped twice, once with Chris Burden's name and LA studio address, and also with photography credits to Francene Keery. The second packet contains four photographs, one with typed description affixed to rear, and documents "The Big Wheel", a project exhibited four times, dated 1979, 1980, 1980, and 1982. The first photograph shows the artwork in a gallery and is pencil notated "'The Big Wheel' 1979" to verso and marked with Chris Burden's LA studio stamp. The second photograph shows the same image as the first photograph, and is pencil notated "'The Big Wheel' 1979" to verso, also Chris Burden's LA studio stamp and affixed typed description, listing exhibitions at Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, 1979; Ron Feldman Fine Arts, New York, 1980; San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, 1980; and Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1982. The third photograph shows the artwork in a different gallery setting and is pen notated to verso, "'The Big Wheel' / 1979 / At Walker Art Center / Spring 1982" and also has the LA studio stamp. The fourth photograph shows the artwork in same gallery as third image, but with Chris Burden seated on motorcycle and viewers looking on from behind a cordon; the photograph is similarly pen notated, but without the studio stamp. The third packet contains two photographs, both showing Chris Burden seated in the B-Car, apparently in New York City. Both photographs are marked with Chris Burden's LA studio stamp as well as an affixed sticker from Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, noting the piece as "1980 demonstration picture / of the B-Car, 1975". Additionally, both photographs are stamped by photographer Eeva-Inkeri with pencil notation identifying the photos as negative numbers #1 CB and CB #2. The fourth packet contains three photographs and two typed sheets documenting the "Beam Drop" proposal. The first typed sheet describes the project, the second lists materials needed, both are type-dated "Chris Burdon 2/17/83" to foot of text. The three photographs all show an artwork (or model for an artwork) and is marked to verso with Chris Burdon's LA studio stamp and also SIGNED in pen, "Chris Burden / 'Beam Drop Model' / Spring 1983". The three photographs are additionally pencil notated to verso, "33A", "30A", and "6" respectively.

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        Mockba 1980.

      1977. Color poster, 41 1/2 x 26 inches, light wear to extremities with crumpling at lower left edge from rolling, pinhole in each corner, "Olympics, Peace, Friendship" has been written in pencil at lower left corner, overall very good condition. Striking design in a style reminiscent of Russian Constructivism, advertising the 1980 Olympics held in Moscow, Russia. These games were boycotted by the United States and other nations in protest of the 1979 Russian invasion of Afghanistan.

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        Multinazionali a cura di Stephen Hugh- Jones Tutto il loro potere in Europa

      Editoriale del Corriere della Sera, MILANO 1977 - I libri de il Mondo ITALIANO libro in brossura, la copertina mostra adombrature, margini e tagli leggermente ingialliti, supplemento al n. 48 de il Mondo, edizione a cura di Stephen Hugh-Jones

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        The Chester Play of the Deluge.

      London: Clover Hill Editions, 1977. Quarto. 20pp. One of only seven copies printed on vellum by Will Carter at the Rampant Lions Press, and with a separate portfolio containing three sets of the wood engravings on vellum, handmade paper, and Japon. Illustrated by David Jones, this is considered by many to be the artist's most important work. At the early stages of his career Jones was much influenced by the work of Eric Gill, with whom he shared a close association. According to Hodnett in Five Centuries of Book Illustration, it was with The Chester Play of the Deluge, first published by the Golden Cockerel Press in 1927, that Jones reached his full artistic maturity. Its ten wood engravings "are as original a series of illustrations as any in an English book," Hodnett observes. "Jones's innovation was to integrate the elements of each design in a complex overall pattern by means of interlocking bands of solid black or white." In respect to the Golden Cockerel edition, however, Jones felt that the some of the delicacy of his wood engravings had been lost, as the paper was not properly dampened by the Press as they hurried to meet a deadline. According to the Publisher's Note by Douglas Cleverdon, Jones acquired the ten blocks in order to ensure that they would not be reprinted without his approval. In 1977, Jones gave Clover Hill Editions his blessing to reprint the book using his original blocks, in the manner that he originally intended. In this present, ultra-deluxe edition, printed on vellum, the illustrations reveal their full complexity. Bound in brick red morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, with the portfolio in morocco-backed marbled paper. The book and portfolio are housed together in a slipcase. Extremely fine. With the original prospectus, which includes a bifolium printed vellum sheet and the illustration of Noah's Ark.

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        Ohne Titel. Lithographie (in blau).

      1977 90 x 62 cm, Tadellos Vom bekannten schweizer Künstler Schang Hutter (geb. 1934) signiert und num. 12/13. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Grafik - nach 1945 Kunst - Monographien

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        Birds from Magic Mountain.

      Number 305 of a limited edition of 400. Bali. P.T. BAP Bali. 1977. 48 pages of colour silk screen text and illustrations by Donald Friend, bound in original pictorial cloth, 39 x 29cm. Numbered and signed by Donald Friend. A fine copy. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 155280).

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        Resistncia popular generalizada

      Luanda, Ministerio da Informma‹o da Repœblica Popular de Angola 1977 - Softcover, 143, [17] pages : ills. (some color) ; 31 cm + poster. Very good, moderate shelf wear and slight crease right top edge of wrappers. Book of photographs dedicated to the civil war in Angola in the years 1975-76. Extremely rare. With over one hundred black-and-white and color, was released in Luanda in 1977. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Deer Hunter (Original screenplay for the 1978 film)

      Universal Pictures, Universal City, CA 1977 - Final Draft screenplay for the 1978 film. Though definitely issued during production or pre-production, a complete script that was compiled from original and photocopied pages.Blue titled wrappers. Title page present, dated 6-7-77, noted as final draft screenplay, with credits for screenwriter Cimino. 131 leaves, mixed stock with title page and quotation page mechanically reproduced, remainder later generation photocopy. Latter with white revision pages throughout, dated either 5/9/77 or 5/28/77. Pages about Fine, wrapper about Fine bound internally with three gold brads. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Midsummer Night's Dream.

      4to. Newly rebound in half dark blue morocco, spine lettered and ruled in gilt and with gilt centre tools, top edges gilt, cloth of the original front cover and original dust-jacket bound in at the end; coloured title-page, double-page coloured border, 14 coloured illustrations, and numerous black and white illustrations, all by Arthur Rackham; a fine copy. This is the first edition of Arthur Rackham's illustrations of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream accompanied by the full text designed and written out by the calligrapher, Graily Hewitt. The work was commissioned by the Spencer Collection directly from Arthur Rackham and Graily Hewitt in 1929 and the manuscript was released for publication by the Spencer Collection of the New York Public Library for the first time for this edition.

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        Bibliography of the Grabhorn Press 1915-1940; Bibliography of the Grabhorn Press 1940-1956; Bibliography of the Grabhorn Press 1957-1966 & Grabhorn-Hoyem 1966-1973.

      San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1940; 1957; 1977. Three folio volumes. xx, 195; xxxii, 120; xxx, 121pp. The three volumes are limited to 210, 225, and 225 copies respectively. Volume I, Bibliography of the Grabhorn Press 1915-1940, has a preface by the compilers, several short essays on the history of the Press, and reprints Frederic Goudy's essay "The Craft of the Printer." The second volume, Bibliography of the Grabhorn Press 1940-1956, has a preface by Dorothy and David Magee and an introduction by Elmer Adler. Volume III, Bibliography of the Grabhorn Press 1957-1966 & Grabhorn-Hoyem 1966-1973, has a preface by Robert D. Harlan and an introduction by Sherwood Grover. Each of the volumes presents a complete and detailed bibliography of all of the non-ephemeral productions of the presses, as well as a checklist of the same. Few private presses have produced their own bibliography, and only the Ashendene Press Bibliography is in the same class as these three impressive volumes. Volume I contains a letter from a previous owner to Robert Grabhorn requesting that the volume, bought as sheets, be bound uniform with Volume II. This was completed by Jane Grabhorn, and Volumes I and II are bound in patterned paper with red morocco spines. Both have plain wrappers and are housed in a black cloth slipcase. Volume III is in patterned cloth with a green morocco spine, and contains a prospectus laid in. Dust wrappers on Volumes I and II tanned and chipped, with some loss at edges; Volume III slightly faded at spine. Otherwise a fine set. (Chalmers 86).

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        Rage

      New York: Signet Books / New American Library, 1977. First Edition. Paperback. Good. First edition, first printing. In Good condition. Previous owner details inside front cover. Contents toned. Rough cut to top edge of pages. Wear to wraps, with a piece of tape at the bottom of the spine and covers, with a color touch-up to the rear. A scarce Stephen King title, yanked out of print on account of its subject matter.

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        The Butterfly's Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast.

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

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        Acquaforte 6 (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

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        Taos Pueblo

      New York: New York Graphic Society, 1977. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION of perhaps the greatest pictorial representation of the American West; one of only 950 copies signed and numbered by Ansel Adams; a facsimile of the extremely rare 1930 edition of 108 copies printed for Adams. Beautifully illustrated with 12 gravure reproductions of Adams's photographs. "With Taos Pueblo we see a commitment to light and form as the essential building blocks of a picture. Every exposure was made in the most brilliant sunshine which in turn created deep shadows. Sunlight and shadow are at the same time the photographer's friend and foe. Neither films nor papers can record the two extremes of bright sun and deep shadow equally well, and an unhappy tonal compromise is often the result. Rich shadow detail is here realized simultaneously with delicate highlights in a way that proves Adams's native sense for the toughest technical problems of the medium, and how to solve them" (Weston J. Naef, The Metropolitan Museum Art).Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1977. Large folio (approximately 13 x 17.5 inches), original half-leather over linen boards, marbled endpapers; original slipcase. A FINE COPY. Fine.

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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]

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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.

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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.

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