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        Figter Aces of the Luftwaffe: [Signed/inscribed By Lt. Gen. Adolpf Galland and Col. R. F. Toliver to Co-Author T.J. Constable

      Aero Publishers, Inc., Fallbrook, Ca 1977 - Signed/inscribed on recto of ffep by Adolph Galland "Dolfo"and signed/inscribed on the half title page by Raymond f.Toliver to co-author T.J.Constable. Introduction by LT. Gen. Adolph Galland. 432pp, Photos throughout. Laid-in note and PR info from publishers. (Book from the personal library of Author Trevor J. Constable). More military titles = abebooks> booksellers> amber unicorn> keyword = mil. Size: Sm4to 10 3/4 x 7 1/4 Second Edition, But 1st Ed of This Title. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        NOW WE ARE SIX.

      London, Methuen, 1977.. DE LUXE ISSUE, No. 33 of a LIMITED EDITION OF 300 COPIES SIGNED BY CHRISTOPHER MILNE PUBLISHED in 1977 TO COMMEMORATE THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BOOK. 8vo, full maroon morocco gilt, gilt vignettes to upper and lower covers, gilt pictorially decorated spine, illustrated endpapers brown on cream, all edges gilt, 102 pages. Illustrated throughout by E. H. Shepard. A few minute spots on lower hinge, a couple just showing on spine, barely visible. Otherwise a Fine copy in original deep pink slipcase which has a couple of light scratches. Laid in is an erratum slip initialled by 3 executives of Methuen, notifying buyers that the limitation is to 300 copies, not to 490 as stated on copyright page, plus an explanatory letter from the marketing director. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Dance Me Outside (2 Volumes)

      Ottawa: Oberon Press, 1977 First Canadian Edition. 2 Volumes.Hardcover. Fine book in a Fine Dustjacket. A slight touch of foxing to the inside of the jacket and some spotting to the top page edges, else clean and bright. Signed by the author on the title page. The Hardcover edition consisted of a few hundred copies with most sent to institutional Libraries. This copy missed the libraries. Also included is a Fine Softcover First Edition in illustrated wraps, published simutlaneously with the Hardcover edition, and signed on the front flyleaf.. Signed by Author. First Edition.

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        Dispatches.

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Light rubbing, near fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of wear. Praised by John Le Carre as "the best book I have ever read on men and war in our time, Herr's vision of combat stands at the core of two seminal Vietnam films: Coppola's Apocalypse Now (1979), with its narration by Herr, and Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket (1987), whose screenplay earned Herr an Oscar nomination. Named by TIME Magazine as one of the 100 best and most influential novels since 1923.

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        Historisch-biographisches Lexikon der Tonkunstler (1790-1792) und : Neues historisch-biographisches Lexikon der Tonkunstler (1812-1814), mit den in den Jahren 1792 bis 1834 veroffentlichten Erganzungen sowie der Erstveroffentlichung handschriftlicher Berichtigungen und Nachtrage / Ernst Ludwig Gerber; herausgegeben von Othmar Wessely - 7 volumes bound in 4

      Graz : Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt [1966-77] 1977 - Fine copies all in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Language; German. Physical description; 4 v. ; 25 cm. Reprint of the 1790-1814 ed. published by J.G.I. Breitkopf (Bd. 1) and A. Kuhnel, Leipzig (Bd. 2-3), with a supplementary vol. of additions and corrections from various sources.Title on spine of v. 1: Altes Lexikon der Tonkunstler.Reproduction available: Facsimile. Contents; Bd. 1. Historisches- iographisches Lexikon der Tonkunstler (1790-1792) -- Bd. 2-3. Neues historisch-biographisches Lexikon der Tonkunstler (1812-1814) -- Bd. 4. Erganzungen-Berichtigungen, Nachtrage.Subjects; Music - Bio-bibliography. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Salutation paysanne. Eaux-fortes d'Albert Chavaz,

      Lausanne, Gonin, 1977. 250 X 325 mm. en feuilles sous couverture rempliée et double emboîtage. 85 pp. Illustré de 10 eaux-fortes originales en couleurs d'Albert Chavaz. Edition tirée à 120 ex. signés par les éditeurs et l'illustrateur. 1/98 exemplaires sur vélin de Rives.

      [Bookseller: Serge Paratte, Livres anciens et moderne]
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        PRO, Blätter für neue Literatur (Nr. 1-14). PRO, ein schriftlicher Vorgang (Nr. 15-24). PRO, Jahrbuch für Mitteilungssysteme (Nr. 25-27).

      Krefeld, ab Nr. 17 Düsseldorf. Bulkowski. 1966- 1977 - Kartoniert, teils mit Klammerheftung. Unterschiedliche Seitenzahlen, teils mit Abbildunge. Format: Nr. 1-12, 14,8 x 21,0 cm - Nr. 13-20, 21,2 x 29,5 cm - Nr. 21-27, 14,7 x 21,0 cm. Minimale Altersspuren, nur vereinzelt etwas braunfleckig, insgesamt in gutem Zustand! Komplette Folge der avantgardistischen Literatur- und Kunst-Zeitschrift. Mit Text- bzw. Bildbeiträgen von Thomas Bayrle (farbig bedruckte Plastik-Einlage), Claus Böhmler, Rolf Dieter Brinkmann, Hans-Peter Feldmann (3 Arbeiten: eine Schublade, 7 Bilder, ein Bild), Eugen Gomringer, Jörg Immendorff, Ernst Jandl, Franz Mon, Chris Reinecke u.v.a. Beigebunden die Beilagen mit der Bibliographie neuer Lyrikpublikationen. Vereinzelt finden sich graphische Beiblätter, die der Herausgeber von befreundeten Künstlern erbeten hatte und die wegen der geringen Auflage nur einem ganz kleinen Teil der Auflage beilagen. In Nr. 15 befindet sich ein Doppelblatt von Jörg Immendorff von August 1969 zur "Lidl-Akademie", einem kleinen Teil der Auflage von Nr. 17 lag - wie hier - ein mehrfach gefaltetes Offset-Plakat von Wolf Vostell bei. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Archer d'ailes. Avec un dessin original en couleurs de Jacques Lacomblez et le poème manuscrit autographe par l'auteur.- On joint deux lettres de l'illustrateur à l'éditeur, Laurent Debut.

      Dijon, éditions Brandes, 25 mai 1977. - 12,( x 16,5 cm, ill. En ff., couv. imprimée. Edition originale, tirage limité à 73 exemplaires, un des 3 ex. num. de tête sur vélin de Lana, enrichis d'une aquarelle originale de Jacques Lacomblez monogrammée et d'une copie manuscrite autographe du poème par Daniel Abel, au format et sur le papier du livre.- On joint deux L.A.S. de Jacques LACOMBLEZ, 1976, 5 pages in-4, enveloppes. À propos de l'illustration du livre de Daniel Abel, Archer d’aileset de la publication éventuelle d’un de ses textes: «Je dois vous redire combien votre petite édition Brandes me séduit, sa perfection ne nuisant pas à la discrétion.». Sommaire : Catalogue de la bibliothèque de Laurent DEBUT (1953-2014) poète, plasticien, typographe et éditeur de Brandes, 2015. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: SOLSTICES RARE BOOKS]
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        Piazza della libertà e altre poesie

      M'Arte,, Piccolo torchio, 1977. Con 5 acqueforti originali, numerate e firmate, di Mino Maccari (cm 13x21). La riproduzione del primo manoscritto reca la firma autografa a matita di Palazzeschi (esemplare 51) . Cm 29x20. pp. 68. Signed by Palazzeschi (Signed by Palazzeschi). Ottimo (Fine). Prima edizione originale di 100 es. numerati. I manoscritti riprodotti in questo volume portano la data della primavera 1973, e rappresentano l'ultima e più aggiornata stesura del testo delle varie liriche. Palazzeschi vi ha introdotto numerose varianti e correzioni, per "migliorare il linguaggio", affermando - con particolare riguardo a Le Regine e a I Mari - di avere nel frattempo "imparato l'italiano".\

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        The End of the Game: Special ICP Edition with a Print (Signed)

      International Center for Photography, New York 1977 - Book condition is very good. Typically to this book, the spine is sunned and the gray woven cloth is fading lightly. The book comes with a print; vintage silver gelatin photograph printed on Kodak single weight paper, 9 x 10 1/4 inches, of Beard's iconic image of a Rhino with its right front leg in a noose. One of the photographs is unsigned,Special edition commemorating the exhibition at the International Center of Photography, New York City, November / December 1977. Illustrated throughout with black and white and color photographs , drawings, and maps; 256 pp. 1 vols. 4to. " . a seminal book on wildlife conservation . [and] an epic visual poem on the subject of loss" (Roth) Inscribed on FFEP "with best regards Peter Beard ICP." with an orange crayon pencil. Included are two folded brochures from the show. Roth 101, pp. 170-1 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Assaf Books and Art]
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        Maestri argentieri gemmari e orafi d'Italia

      Fratelli Palombi Editori, 1977. cm 22x30 pag. 3000 ill. migliaia b/n 5 volumi. L'opera è divisa in diverse aree: Roma (vol: I pag 586+37 tavv; vol. II pag. 633+34 tavv. e parte del vol. III) - Lazio e Umbria (vol. III pag. 473+38 tavv.) - Marche-Romagna (Vol. IV pag. 479+40 tavv.) Emilia (vol. V pag 476+38 tavv.). Esemplare quasi intonso. Presenti ancora le custodie di cartone originali italiano

      [Bookseller: Libreria Merigo Art Books di Merigo Odet]
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        THE ARCHIVE OF FILM DIRECTOR TAY GARNETT

      LA: Private collection, 1977. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Tay Garnett (1894-1977) was one of the great American film directors of Hollywood's Golden Age. His nearly sixty-year-long career began when movies began, spanning silent films for Mack Sennett, Hal Roach and Pathé, moving on to major studio blockbusters like China Seas, Mrs. Parkington, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, and the MGM film noir masterpiece, The Postman Always Rings Twice, and finally culminating in television. The material in this archive, privately held by his daughter since his death, is on public offer for the first time. The highlight of the collection are inscribed copies of the autobiographical works of the world's leading film directors of the 20thC that Garnett was presented during his correspondence with them in composing his book DIRECTING: LEARN FROM THE MASTERS, published posthumously in 1996. The association copies include books written by (or about) and inscribed to Garnett by Francois Truffaut (2 titles), Luis Bunuel, Frank Capra, Howard Hawks, William Wyler, George Cukor, Jean Renoir, Alberto Lattuada, Rene Clair, Elia Kazan, Mervyn LeRoy, King Vidor, Raoul Walsh and screenwriter Collin Higgins (Harold & Maude). Attendant to these inscribed titles is correspondence from many of them, including Truffaut, Kazan, and Clare plus other famous directors Louis Malle, Alain Resnais, and Fred Zinnemann. The archive also includes: five working scripts with directorial notes; 148 photographs (including behind-the-scenes shots from movie sets); a book collection of three dozen titles from Garnett's household library; original cartoons by Garnett as a young commercial artist; sheet music for songs from movies directed by Garnett; and, personal records, legal papers and diaries. This is a comprehensive archive and one that reflects the creative work of this multi-talented personality, film artist and craftsman.

      [Bookseller: Johnnycake Books ABAA, ILAB]
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        Taos Pueblo

      New York Graphic Society, New York 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. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More

      Cape, 1977 Very good in a very good dust jacket. INSCRIBED and dated by the author on the front free endpage. First U.K. edition;"First published 1977" stated on copyright page. A small amount of soiling present on both the top and bottom page ends. Jacket is intact with a small amount of bending and rubbing along the edges. Comes housed in a custom slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Original Art

      1977. Original art by the self-taught Blackfoot artist Melvin Tailfeathers, purchased directly from the artist by a couple who lived in Browning, Montana, on the Blackfoot Reservation, in the 1970s. Tailfeathers, in addition to being a cartoonist for the Glacier Reporter, was the illustrator of eight volumes of the 140 stories in the Indian Reading Series that was published by the Northwest Regional Educational Library, with funding from the National Institute of Education, from 1972-1983. The images offered here are, like his illustrations, of traditional Blackfoot scenes, but rendered with a seriousness that his children's book illustrations are at some pains to soften, and done without any of the cartoonist's style that helped make the book illustrations as welcoming and accessible as they are. A very detailed ink drawing of a Native American woman sitting on the ground slicing meat for strips of jerky after scraping a skin that is depicted being stretched on a drying frame outside of two tipis, and set against a mountainous background. 12" x 8", matted and framed to 17-1/2" x 14". Signed by Tailfeathers and dated 1977. Fine. No Binding. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Urkunden der Ptolemäerzeit Ältere Funde Band I - Papyri aus Unterägypten Band II Papyri aus Oberägypten

      Usato in Ottime condizioni (P-B0) Autore/i Ulrich Wilcken Editore Walter De Gruyter Luogo Berlin Anno 1977 Pagine IX, 676 - IV, 333 Misura 27x36 (cm) Illustrazioni ill. b/n - b/w ills Legatura cart. edit. - hardcover Conservazione Usato Ottime Condizioni - used very good Lingua Tedesco - German Text Peso 3000 (gr) ISBN 3110057115 - 3110057123 EAN-13 9783110057119 - 9783110057126

      [Bookseller: Libreria della Spada online]
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        Dorazio. [Edizione italiana e inglese].,Venezia,Alfieri Editore,1977

      Alfieri Editore, 1977. Testo Italiano e Inglese. Testo critico di Marisa Volpi Orlandini. Prefazione di Jacques Lassaigne. Contributi al catalogo a cura di Giorgio Crisafi. Venezia, 1977; ril. in tela, pp. 280, ill. e tavv. b/n e col., cm 26x29. english italiano

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        A Time Of Gifts (Signed By The Author)

      The First UK printing published by John Murray in 1977.The BOOK is in near FINE unread condition.Light pushing to the lower spine tip but otherwise a sharp copy.The WRAPPER is complete and is in near FINE condition.A little creasing and rubbing at the spine tips and folds.Light fading of colouring of the spine.The rear panel is less soiled than usually encountered.The John Craxton wrapper artwork looks stunning in the removable Brodart archival protector.The book has been SIGNED by PATRICK LEIGH FERMOR to the title page.The author's key title and increasingly scarce to find signed.Collectible.

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        The Shining

      Doubleday, 1977 A near fine first edition in a near fine dust jacket. First issue book with R49 on page 447. Faint remainder spray on bottom edge. Original price of $8.95 on front flap of jacket. First edition stated on the copyright page.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Arno Brekers Verliebtes Mädchen

      Bologna 1977 - Bronze, goldbraun patiniert. Am rechten Oberschenkel signiert und nummeriert. Vorliegend Nummer 233 von nur 300 in Naturbronze von Venturi in Bologna für die Bücher-Büchner-Collection gegossenen Exemplaren. Höhe 29 cm. Beiliegend vom Künstler signiertes Zertifikat. Nettogewicht 3400g. Zuletzt bei Van Ham 2013 für 2250€, Hermann Historica 2012 5000€ zugeschlagen mp [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        I. Plan pour ecrire une vie de Marcel Duchamp. 1° Chronologie générale. 2° Les trente premières années. - Catalogue raisonné, rédigé par Jean Clair. - abécédaire, apoproches critiques. - Henri-Pierre Roché. Victor (Marcel Duchamp). Roman. Texte établi par Danielle Régnier-Bohler. Préfaces et notes par Jean Clair. Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre National d'Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou 1977.

      Musée National d'Art Moderne., Paris 1977 - 4 volumes in original faux suede slip-case. 26x21 cm. 97 p., 1 f.; 208 p., 2 f.; 208 p.; 99 p., 4 planches, 2 f. Avec de nombreuses illustrations en noir et en couleurs. Broché. Lightly thumbed, box a little rubbed at points. From the library of the English Surrealist writer and bibliophile John Lyle with his bookplate. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Wrong Horse - The Politics of Intervention and the Failure of American Diplomacy

      New York Times, 1977. 170 pages including index. "The Washington Post's National Editor examines how obsolete cold war policies and Henry Kissinger's 'Realpolitik' contributed to crises in Greece and Cyprus and their tragic aftermath." - from dust jacket.. Usual library markings. Back free endpaper removed. Light wear. Binding sound. We understand copies of this work were pulped by decree of an emminent American politician soon after publication. A rare surviving copy. Former Library Copy

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        GAUDETE

      London: Faber and Faber. 1977. First edition, first printing. 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.

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        TARTARIN DE TARASCON - LETTRES DE MON MOULIN - CONTES DU LUNDI (3 volumes)

      Les Heures claires 1977- 3 volumes de 200 x 245 mm environ, 254, 174, 233 pages en feuillets sous chemises rempliées illustrées et emboîtages de l'éditeur. Ici, l'un des 2952 sur Grand Vélin de Rives comportant les illustrations de Henry Lemarié, dans leur état définitif.Édition entièrement réalisée dans l'atelier des Éditions d'art des Heures claires sous la direction de Jean Taricco (1977/1981) - Il est utile de rappeler que la gravure sur bois de Jean Taricco et de son équipe est en relief et qu'elle requiert une précision absolue pour rendre à la fois la finesse de tous les détails et la puissance ou la délicatesse des couleurs. Cette technique, restitue parfaitement l'oeuvre de Henry Lemarié et nécessite un minimum de 30 passages ou superpositions de couleurs pour chaque illustration. En parfait état.? Envoi soigné sous emballage sécurisé. Envoi soigné sous emballage sécurisé. Groupez vos achats : port gratuit pour la France métropolitaine à partir de 200 euros.

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        Autograph letter signed ("Cecil"). N. p., [c. 1977].

      1977. 4to. 1 p. Water mark "Croxley Script". To Francis Bacon, who travelled to Rome in 1977 to meet Balthus and to visit the gardens of the Villa Medici: "I trust you got my Post Card eventually. Your trip sounds absolutely marvellous! How wacky to get completely away, to devour new settings. It must have given you a complete kick. Need to get back where you belong, though. I have been hard at work with people helping me with their pieces. It is still hard work. Have you been seeing any films! I am induced [?] to watch boring hours [...]". - After a stroke in 1974, Beaton was paralyzed on the right side and wrote his letters with the left hand. - From the Estate of Charles Williamson and Tucker Fleming.

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        L'Identité. Séminaire interdisciplinaire dirigé par Claude Lévi-Strauss professeur au Collège de France, 1974-1975 [ exemplaire dédicacé par les auteurs ]

      1 vol. in-8 br, coll. Figures, Bernard Grasset, Paris, 1977, 344 pp. Exceptionnel exemplaire dédicacé par Jean Petitot, et signé par Claude Lévi-Strauss et Jean-Marie Benoist pour le célèbre mathématicien René Thom "ce parcours singulier qui lui doit tant". Honoré par la Médaille Fields en 1958, le mathématicien français René Thom (1923 - 2002) est le célèbre fondateur de la théorie des catastrophes. Bon exemplaire.

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        Le Cantique des cantiques. Lithographies originales par Chapelain-Midy. Traduction inédite due à Pierre Mariel.

      1977Bièvres (Moulin de Vauboyen), Pierre de Tartas, 1977. 38,5 x 28,5 cm, in-folio, 1 f. bl. - 46 ff. n. ch. - 1 f. bl., 17 grandes lithographies originales en couleurs dans le texte dont 8 sur feuilles pliées en 4 (triptyques), en feuilles sous couverture de tissu bleu marine rempliée et illustrée en blanc cassé, boîtier de l'éditeur portant au premier plat la signature imprimée de Chapelain-Midy et le titre en hébreu au dos. Edition originale de la traduction de Pierre Mariel et premier tirage des lithographies de Chapelain-Midy. Texte bilingue français-hébreu. Tirage à 306 exemplaires. Celui-ci l'un des huit sur JAPON nacré comportant DEUX SUITES des huit triptyques présentées à part et à plat sous un grand portefeuille à rubans, l'une sur Japon nacré avec toutes les lithographies signées par l'artiste, l'autre sur grand vélin de Rives. L'exemplaire comporte en outre le bon à tirer du huitième cantique, doublement signé par Chapelain-Midy, mais il est sans la gouache qui devrait normalement accompagner les exemplaires sur ce papier (n° O). Le livre est également signé par l'artiste et l'éditeur au colophon et comporte un ENVOI autographe signé de Chapelain-Midy au faux-titre. Très bel exemplaire.

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        Cantilena e Scherzo for String Quartet and Harp (1977) - AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT BY OSIAN ELLIS

      - An interesting autograph manuscript by the harpist and composer who gave the first performance of the work, evidently copied by him from the manuscript and with his detailed markings and corrections and annotations throughout, this being almost certainly the copy used by him in preparation of the first performance.  Upright folio. 10 pp. Accomplished in black, blue and purple ink, and pencil. In fine condition. The Welsh harpist and composer Osian Ellis was former Principal harpist of the London Symphony Orchestra, first harpist of the Melos Ensemble and is especially known for his musical association with Benjamin Britten. The Cantilena and Scherzo was first performed at Alice Tully Hall (New York, Lincoln Center) on March 15, 1977 by Osian Ellis, James Buswell (violin), Ani Kavafian (violin), Walter Trampler (viola) and Leslie Parnas (cello).  The work has its roots in Ravel's Introduction and Allegro and Debussy's Danse sacrée et danse profane, but instead of separating the two movements, Menotti frames the Scherzo with the Cantilena's lyrical material, creating a ternary structure. The very choice of the word 'Cantilena' betrays Menotti's preoccupation with vocal writing, and the result is suitably song-like, full of melodic richness, sustained string writing, and a resonating harp part. A passionate climax leads into the mercurial triple-rhythm Scherzo, before the Cantilena's joyous return.

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        Gynäkologische Praxis. Zeitschrift für Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe. Komplett 33 Jahrgänge der Reihe (1-33).

      München, Marseille, bis 2009 1977 - München, Marseille, 1977 - 2009. Umfaßt die Jahrgänge 1 (1977) bis einschließlich Jahrgang 33 (2009), mit jeweils 4 Heften. Jahrgang 1-28 in Original Mappe, Jahrgang 29 bis 33 in Pappschuber. - sauberer frischer Zustand. - Dazu: 24 Registerbändchen Autorenverzeichnis und Sachregister für die Jahrgänge 1 bis 32 (ohne 20 und 30).

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        The Story of Jane and Joan

      Mt. Horeb: Perishable Press, 1977. Wilde, John. 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 word of barren rocks and isolated trees, is underlined by the simple, see-Spot-run 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, who both 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 very fine copy of a scarce item.

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        Rostand rencontre Trémois. Livre-Objet avec oeuf en cuivre sculpté avec un élément d'un couple en position d'amour qui prend place dans une forme du 'début du monde'.

      Édition Michèle Trinckvel, (Editions Frédéric BIRR - Draeger Imprimeur) 1977, 160 p. impr. sur papier glacé blanc 'carte couchée véritable JOB, ' un des mille exemplaires de tête, ces ex. sont accompagnés d'une sculpture en bronze numérotée et signée par Trémois, N° 347, brochure originale, dans sa boîte originale avec planche pour la sculpture et fenêtre. Ouvrage érotique- sensuel illustré par des dessins au trait de Trémois. L'ouvrage de 'Rostand rencontre Trémois' vient avec la sculpture de Trémois' Genèse I' qui accompagne cet ouvrage. Réalisé en métal doré par la Fonderie Blanchet-Landowski en Juin 1977, l'ouvrage est tiré à 1000 exemplaires numérotés. En fait un extravagant et rare 'livre-objet'. picture available

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        Magnifique portrait photographique de Salvador Dali par Bruno de Monès ( tirage vintage signé et numéroté - Epreuve d'artiste ).

      Magnifique portrait de Salvador Dali datant de 1977, pris à l'Hotêl Meurice. Il s'agit ici d'un tirage postérieur au format ( marges comprises ) 30,5 x 41 cm. Tirage argentique, barité, sur cartoline. Epreuve en parfait état. Tirage à 30 exemplaires, justifié au dos " Epreuve d'artiste " numéroté 08/30, légendé, daté et signé par Bruno de Monès.Port gratuit pour la France ( En raison des nouvelles normes postales, les livres dont l'épaisseur dépasse les 3 cm seront expédiés obligatoirement en Colissimo avec un forfait ajouté de 5 € ) Port à la charge de l'Acheteur pour le reste du monde. Pour destinations extra-planétaire s'adresser à la NASA. Membre du Syndicat Lusitanien Amateurs Morues - Vente exclusivement par correspondance ! Le libraire ne reçoit que sur rendez-vous. Il est préférable de téléphoner avant tout déplacement.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Victor Sevilla]
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        2 Vol Gutenberg - BEST Facsimile Ever - Limited Edition - 1977 - Bible

      Measures 13" x 18" each. 2 Large Folio volumes by Idion Verlag, 1977. Adorned with 100 miniatures in color. Accompanied by a commentary volume on how the volumes were made. Sumptuous brown calf binding stamped cold on wooden boards. Copper bossing at the corners. Leather straps and brass clasp. Binding executed by an Austrian artist, Ernst Ammering. 955 copies produced. These volumes reproducing the best book ever printed is considered the best facsimile ever made! Very good condition. Some foxing. ONE OF A SMALL NUMBER OF COPIES IN THE SPECIAL DELUXE BINDING (of a total of 955 copies printed, 895 of them for sale). VERY ORNATE BLINDSTAMPED CALF OVER THICK WOODEN BOARDS by Ernst Ammering, covers panelled with central diapered field, multiple blind rules forming several compartments on covers and spines containing nearly 500 individual stamps (mostly ornamental, but a charming stamp of a lute player on either side of the central panel on each cover), large brass corner and center bosses, double raised bands, spine panels with decoration in blind similar to the covers, leather thongs with brass clasps and catches. Initials, chapter numbers, and headlines printed in red and blue, APPROXIMATELY 100 ILLUMINATED INITIALS, some with marginal extension, the openings of each of the books of the Bible with large illuminated initials (MANY OF THESE CONTAINING MINIATURES) IN SEVERAL COLORS AND GOLD AND WITH ELABORATE FANCIFUL MARGINAL BORDERS incorporating flowers, foliage, animals, etc., the whole reproduced in collotype in as many as 10 colors and gold. In mint condition. This is certainly the most beautiful facsimile ever issued of the first substantial European book to be done with movable type. Printed on a one-time batch of luxurious Van Gelder rag paper, our magnificent replica edition was reproduced from the copy of the 42-line Bible in the possession of the Prussian State Library in Berlin, one of the most richly illuminated copies in existence. Our deluxe binding is a copy of the one on the Gutenberg Bible at the Hessian State Library in Fulda. (This facsimile edition was also offered in a simpler calf binding and in a binding of calf-backed wooden boards.) Offered here with the Bible itself is a large folio companion volume that contains commentary in German dealing with various aspects of the Gutenberg Bible, including a census of copies, an essay on the illumination of various examples, and so on. Of particular importance, the companion volume also contains the "Tabula Rubricarum." These are hand-written additions, of which there are only two known examples, in which Gutenberg gives precise directions for the embellishment of the text. In the deluxe binding of the facsimile offered here (in which form it cost more than $6,000 at the time of publication 34 years ago), these two very substantial volumes represent an arresting production. Shelf

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        A Life in the Theatre [Theater] (First Edition)

      New York: Grove, 1977. First Edition. First Edition. Hardcover issue. Not to be confused with the more common softcover issue or the Book Club edition, the latter having no price on the front flap. Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket. A lovely copy of a difficult Mamet title.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The Owl King. Illustrated by Ronald Keller

      Red Angel Press, Bremen, Maine and New York 1977 - Signed, Limited Edition, one of 100 copies on Rives with a woodengraved frontispiece on Sekishu, all numbered and signed by James Dickey and Ronald Keller. Page size: 12 x 7-3/4 inches. Bound: blue silk over boards with tan linen spine, blind tooled with two lines where the text is split on front and back panel, title printed in blue on spine, with publisher's promotional brochure. James Dickey's fantasy poem is printed and presented in three parts in a unique split-page format. The text is hand set printed by Keller in Centaur and Arrighi type, and is printed in black for the first and third parts and in blue for the second part. The book's pages are split into three parts -- as are the woodengravings. The frontis woodengraving is printed in blue and black and is of a very imposing Owl King taking flight. This production from Red Angel Press is in a unique and unexpected format that does justice to James Dickey's poetry. A fine copy of a beautiful book long out of print and available only on the secondary market. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
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        A Time of Gifts, On Foot to Constantinople from The Hook of Holland.

      First edition; 8vo; original blue boards, in dust jacket designed by John Craxton. Presentation copy, inscribed "Anthony & Tania from Paddy L.F; 12 May 1984." The inscription incorporates typical Leigh Fermor pictorial elements in this case a copy of the dust jacket design. Bookplate of Anthony Hobson to front pastedown. This is one of the greatest travel books ever written. A journey that changed the 19 year-old Patrick Leigh Fermor's life. It is a record of the Teutonic and Slav heartlands in the year that Hitler came to power in Germany. He reports on ways of living that had not changed for centuries but also sign posts the holocaust to come. A fine copy, a little bumped to head of spine, in a fine dust jacket with some slight wear to the head of the spine.

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        Le Chef-d'oeuvre inconnu, lithographies originales de Bension Enav

      1977Paris, 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'un grande lithographie originale signée au premier plat et justifiée épreuve d'artiste au dernier plat, étui bordé (reliure d'édition réservée aux exemplaires de tête, signée D.-H. Mercher). Tirage à 200 exemplaires. Celui-ci l'un des 25 de tête sur Japon nacré, comportant une AQUARELLE originale au format de l'ouvrage, signée (n° XVI). L'exemplaire est en outre signé au colophon par Bension Enav et Fernand Mourlot (n° 55). On joint l'affiche de l'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'exposition. Très bel exemplaire. (MONOD, 767) (4,5 kg)

      [Bookseller: Julien Mannoni livres anciens]
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        L'écriture de l'été.- Avec un envoi de l'auteur à Laurent Debut.

      Losne, Thierry Bouchard, 2 juillet 1977 11 x 15 cm, 16 p. En ff., couv. imprimée. Catalogue de la bibliothèque de Laurent DEBUT (1953-2014) poète, plasticien, typographe et éditeur de Brandes, 2015. Edition originale, tirage limité à 22 exemplaires, un des 20 num. sur vélin de Hollande (après 2 sur Lys du moulin de Larroque), justifié et signé par l'auteur au colophon. Catalogue de la bibliothèque de Laurent DEBUT (1953-2014) poète, plasticien, typographe et éditeur de Brandes, 2015.

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        Lithographs, Volume III, 1964-1969

      Maeght, Paris, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). As New/As New. MIRO, JOAN. Lithographs, Volume III, 1964-1969, Paris: Maeght Editeur, 1977. Folio, No. 1487 of an edition of 5000, pp. 215, 1 (note), beige cloth boards with black stamped lettering on spine, belly band, original acetate over-wrap, original cardboard slipcase, five bound-in lithographs plus jacket pulled at Mourlot studio. Part of the 4-volume catalogue raisonne for Miro's lithographs. Condition of this book: Fine, flawless. Special Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: Large Folio (bigger than A3). One volume of the 4-volume set. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Art & Design; Reference. ISBN: 2855870399. ISBN/EAN: 9782855870397. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52915. . 9782855870397

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        Rail Magazine - Mensuel ( lot de 121 numéros sur 12 années : 1977 à janvier 1988 , numéros 1 à 128 , sauf 110, 113, 117, 121, 122, 123, 127 )

      121 vol. petits in-4 br., couv. ill. noir et blanc, ill. noir et blancs, éditions modernes et illustrées, Paris - imprimerie Danguy & Cie, Bobigny, 1977 à 1988, 35 pp. par numéros soit plus de 4.200 pp. au total. Liste des années comprises dans cet ensemble : 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987 et janvier 1988. Très bon état. Rare ensemble des numéros de cette revue consacrée aux trains et chemins de fer. Prix pour l'ensemble. Poids de 20,6 Kg

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        Sarx. Avec six gravures originales (pointe-sèche, aquatinte) de Gérard Titus-Carmel.

      P., Maeght, collection Argile, 6 décembre 1977. 25 x 19 cm, 56 p., ill. En ff., couv. imprimée rempliée, emboîtage éditeur. Edition originale, exemplaire du tirage de tête, limité à 120 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches, un des 80 numérotés, avec six gravures originales de Gérard Titus-Carmel, la première et la dernière signées par l'artiste (après 40 avec suite). L'exemplaire est signé par l'auteur et l'artiste au colophon.

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        Lot of 30 Ring Record Book and Boxing Encyclopedias: Includes Years 1943-1977 (Lacking only 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947 and 1948)

      New York: The Ring Book Shop, 1977. Hardcover. Good/good. Lot of 30 books includes 1943 and 1949-1977. Hardcover, 8vo. in colored cloth bindings. 14 volumes, 1943 and 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, and 1961, lack dust jackets, but the remaining 16 (1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977) are included. Illustrations in b&w throughout. Books in consistently good shape with good dust jackets. Dust jackets are chipped at the extremities, sunned, and shelf worn but intact and in presentable condition. Boards are scuffed to varying degrees, spines are mellowed, and the edges of most volumes bear some dust spotting. The contents of all are uniformly clean and bright. An excellent jump start collection for the boxing enthusiast. This large lot of books will require extra postage for both domestic and international shipping. Digital images available upon request.

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        The Ruffed Grouse Book / The Woodcock Book (matched set of 2 books)

      Amwell Press, Clinton 1977 - Rebound into half brown calf and marbled boards, hubbed spine with gilt titles on leather labels; 8vo; 258/286pp; sewn-in ribbon bookmarks; illustrated with drawings by Donald Shoffstall; plain brown cloth-covered slipcase; each volume limited to 1000 numbered copies ( both # 883); signed by author, artist & publisher. A collection of stories written about America's favorite upland subjects dating from 1783 to date of publication. Authors include: Forester, Bumstead, Hallock, Seton, Hammond, Mershon, Phillips, Rutledge, Sheldon, Norris, Holland, Foster, Spiller, Woolner, and others. Perhaps the most popular of all Amwell upland shooting titles. Quite hard-to-find as a set, especially with matching limitation numbers. Both books are in near-fine condition with only slight wear along spines, internally quite clean, in custom-made slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Foley Sporting Books]
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        The House at Pooh Corner - Signed By Chistopher Milne

      Methuen Children's Books, London 1977 - Signed limited edition of 0nly 300 copies This copy numbered 53. Signed by Christopher Milne, Full salmon pink leather Zaehnsdorf binding with gilt lettering and decorations on the spine with gilt vignette on the front board showing Pooh and Christopher Robin, gilt ruled decorated borders to front and rear board, in publisher's slipcase. xi, 176 pages. Illustrated with line drawings by E H Shepard. The book is bright and unworn a near fine copy in a near fine slipcase. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jacques Gander]
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        LES VOYAGES EXTRAORDINAIRES.

      CHEZ MICHEL DE L'ORMERAIE. 1977-1979. - 50 VOLUMES IN-8 (18 X 27,2 X 175 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON), RELIURE DE L'EDITEUR PLEINE PERCALINE POLYCHROME, FAC-SIMILE DES SUPERBES RELIURES EDITEUR DES EDITIONS HETZEL. ILLUSTRE DE NOMBREUSES FIGURES IN ET HORS TEXTE REPRODUISANT LES ILLUSTRATIONS D'ORIGINE DES EDITIONS HETZEL. CONTIENT:- 25 VOLUMES EN RELIURE AU STEAMER, DOS AU PHARE. UN CAPITAINE DE QUINZE ANS ET UNE VILLE FLOTTANTE (2 VOLUMES). LE CHANCELOR ET MARTIN PAZ. CLAUDIUS BOMBARSAC. DEUX ANS DE VACANCES (2 VOLUMES). L'ECOLE DES ROBINSONS. LES ENFANTS DU CAPITAINE GRANT (2 VOLUMES). L'ETOILE DU SUD. L'ILE MYSTERIEUSE (2 VOLUMES). LES INDES NOIRES ET UN HIVERNAGE DANS LES GLACES. KERABAN LE TETU ET FACE AU DRAPEAU (2 VOLUMES). MATHIAS SANDORF (2 VOLUMES). LE PAYS DES FOURRURES (2 VOLUMES). SECONDE PATRIE ET FRRITT-FLACC (2 VOLUMES). LE SPHINX DES GLACE ET HIER ET DEMAIN (2 VOLUMES). LE TOUR DU MONDE EN 80 JOURS. LES TRIBULATIONS D'UN CHINOIS EN CHINE ET GIL BRALTAR.- 25 VOLUMES EN RELIURE A L'ANCRE, DOS A L'ANCRE. AUTOUR DE LA LUNE ET UN DRAME DANS LES AIRS. AVENTURES DE 3 RUSSES ET DE 3 ANGLAIS. AVENTURES DU CAPITAINE HATTERAS ET QUARANTIEME ASCENSION FRANCAISE DU MONT-BLANC (2 VOLUMES). LE CHATEAU DES CARPATHES ET DIX HEURES EN CHASSE. LES CINQ CENT MILLIONS DE LA BEGUM, LES MUTINES DE LA BOUNTY ET UN DRAME AU MEXIQUE. CINQ SEMAINES EN BALLON. DE LA TERRE A LA LUNE ET DOCTEUR OX. UN DRAME EN LIVONIE. HECTOR SERVADAC (2 VOLUMES). L'ILE A L'HELICE (2 VOLUMES). LA MAISON A VAPEUR ET SANS DESSUS DESSOUS (2 VOLUMES). MICHEL STROGOFF (2 VOLUMES). MISTRESS BRANICAN ET MAITRE ZACHARIUS (2 VOLUMES). NORD CONTRE SUD ET UN BILLET DE LOTERIE (2 VOLUMES). ROBUR LE CONQUERANT. VINGT MILLE LIEUES SOUS LES MERS (2 VOLUMES). VOYAGE AU CENTRE DE LA TERRE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        American Buffalo

      Grove Press 1977 - First Edition, First Printing; Hardcover issue. Inscribed by David Mamet to previous owner; signed with his personalized stamp. Near Fine, in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket. Small corner missing from rear free end paper. Dust jacket shows a short closed tear to the top of the front panel, and light rubbing. A very lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Dorica Sustinet Ancon. Cattedrale di San Ciriaco. Millenario.,Ancona,L'Astrogallo,1977

      L'Astrogallo, 1977. Esemplare in 100 copie con numeri arabi e 25 copie con numeri romani. Include tre acqueforti di Valeriano Trubbiani, numerate e firmate dall'artista. Sul cofanetto è applicata una lastra di zinco raffigurante l'immagine del frontespizio. Ancona, 1977; fogli sciolti in cofanetto, pp. 14, 3 tavv. b/n, cm. italiano ril. in cofanetto

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