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        The Stand

      Garden City: Doubleday, 1978. 823 pages. First edition. Hardcover. States "FIRST EDITION" on copyright page - date code of T39 on last printed page. Unclipped DJ with $12.95 printed price. Hardcover is in Fine condition with tight straight spine rarely seen with this book. Spine lettering bright. Page block nice and square. No writing, stamps, folds or tears. Corners are sharp. Dust jacket in in near fine condition. Nice bright DJ with minimal edgewear to corners. Closed 1/3 inch tear to bottom edge near spine. An exceptionally beautiful copy overall. Dustjacket protected in removable Mylar cover.

      [Bookseller: Blue Sky Books]
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        Orchestra Rehearsal [Prova d'orchestra] (Original photograph from 1963 film)

      Rome: Daimo Cinematografica, 1978. Vintage borderless black-and-white double weight photograph of director Federico Fellini from the set of his 1978 film. With the stamp of photographer Pierluigi Praturlon on the verso. In this image, Fellini toys with the idea of learning the tympani while wearing a dust mask. Born in Rome, Praturlon (better known simply as Pierluigi) embarked upon a career in photography in 1947. The young paparazzo got his first big story by snapping candid shots of Greta Garbo, who was passing through Rome incognito. Armed with his newfound celebrity, he became an habitué on Cinecittà film sets, and many movie icons, including Frank Sinatra and Sofia Loren, made him their regular photographer. Pierluigi's name is often associated with Federico Fellini's "La Dolce Vita," as he covered that shoot extensively. 7x 9.5 inches. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Kodachrome

      Punto e Virgola,, Biblioteca di Fotografia, 1978. Brossura (wrappers) Introduzione di Piero Berengo Gardin. Prefazione e 93 fotografie a colori di Luigi Ghirri. Biografia. Edizione italiano/inglese . 8vo. pp. 104. Molto Buono (Very Good). Piccolo taglio nella parte bassa del dorso di 0,8 cm (Very small tear in the lower part of the spine). Prima edizione (First Edition).

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        Robert Zeppel-Sperl als bibliophile Monographie und schönes Bilderbuch gestaltet und herausgegeben von Otto Breicha mit fünfundzwanzig farbigen Linolschnitten und zweiundzwanzig mitgedruckten Originallithographien des Küsntlers sowie mit Zeilen von Friederike Mayröcker, Otto Breicha und Robert Zeppel-Sperl.

       Wien 1978. gr.-4°. 41 Bll. OKart. mit lithogr. Einbandillustr. In Orig.-Schuber. In sehr gutem Zustand. EA.Eines von 500 num. Exemplaren, vom Künstler u. v. O. Breicha eigenh. signiert. Enthält eine ganzseitige Orig.-Bleistiftzeichnung Zeppel-Sperls a. d. Vortitelblatt, dat. 1981. Weiters 25 zweifarb. Orig.-Linolschnitte, 22 tlw. ganzseit. Orig.-Offsetlithogr. Der Einband ist eine zweifarb. Offsetlithographie. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Kunst, Illustrierte Bücher, Künstlermonographien

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Die Sanfte. Mit acht Originalradierungen von Boris Saborow. Aus dem Russischen von Werner Creutziger.

      Verlag der Kunst, Dresden, 1978 - Dresden, Verlag der Kunst (1978). 2° (38,5 x 36,5 cm). 42, 3 S. mit 8 eingehefteten, jeweils vom Künstler bleistiftsignierten, Original-Radierungen. Original-Halbpergament mit Blindprägung auf dem Vorderdeckel u. goldgeprägtem Rückentitel in Originalschuber. Frisch. (Siebenter (7.) Druck der Leipziger Presse) Nummer 11 von 120 nummerierten und vom Künstler signierten Exemplaren. Der Text wurde aus der Leipziger Antiqua gesetzt und gedruckt in den Wekstätten der Hochschule für Graphik und Buchkunst Leipzig. Die Radierungen druckte Roland Erhard, Dresden. Die Buchgestaltung besorgte Albert Kapr. Original-Halbpergament mit Blindprägung auf dem Vorderdeckel u. goldgeprägtem Rückentitel in Originalschuber.

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        Landmarks of Canadian Art (Signed)

      Toronto, Ont., Canada: McClelland & Stewart Limited, 1978. "This book contains one hundred and sixteen works that are landmarks in the development of art in Canada...The intention is to reproduce the treaures of our heritage. (Ref.#ACC-C171).. Signed by Author. Hard Cover Cloth. Fine/Fine. 13" x 11" Tall. Art.

      [Bookseller: Shelf Lives]
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        The Stand

      U.S.A.: Doubleday, 1978 Inscribed and dated First Edition, as stated on the copyright page. T39 in gutter of last page. Book fine. Dust jacket very good. Original price of $12.95 printed on the front flap of the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Mao Tsetung. A Selection of Photographs.

      People’s Fine Arts Publishing House, China. 1978. - 4°. OLn. mit OU 216 S. Sehr schönes Expl. in OKart. Schuber. Engl. Ausgabe. Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History Volume I, S. 185. Parr/WassinkLundgren, The Chinese Photobook S. 248-251 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kunstkiosk im Helmhaus]
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        Neues Handbuch der Literaturwissenschaft. 25 Bände (vollständig). - Band 1: Altorientalische Literaturen. - Band 2: Griechische Literatur. - Band 3: Römische Literatur. - Band 4: Spätantike. - Band 5: Islamisches Mittelalter. - Band 6: Europäisches Frühmittelalter. - Band 7: Europäisches Hochmittelalter. - Band 8: Europäisches Spätmittelalter. - Band 9: Renaissance und Barock I. - Band 10: Renaissance und Barock II. - Band 11: Europäische Aufklärung I. - Band 12: Europäische Aufklärung II. - Band 13: Europäische Aufklärung III. - Band 14: Deutsche Klassik und europäische Romantik I. - Band 15: Deutsche Klassik und europäische Romantik II. - Band 16: Restauration und Revolution. - Band 17: Europäischer Realismus. - Band 18: Jahrhundertende-Jahrhundertwende I. - Band 19: Jahrhundertende-Jahrhundertwende II. - Band 20: Zwischen den Weltkriegen. - Band 21: Literatur nach 1945 I. - Band 22: Literatur nach 1945 II. - Band 23: Ostasiatische Literaturen. - Band 24: Süd- und zentralasiatische Literaturen. - Band 25: Gesamtregister Personen- und Werkregister.

      Wiesbaden & Frankfurt am Main: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft Athenaion; Wiesbaden & Wiebelsheim: Aula-Verlag 1978-2008. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, Karten, Skizzen und Reproduktionen. Gr. 8° (24,5 x 17,5 cm). Orig.-Leinenbände mit roten goldgeprägten Rückenschildern sowie fotografisch illustrierten Orig.-Schutzumschlägen. [Hardcover / fest gebunden]. Vollständige Reihe in sehr gutem Zustand. - Aus dem Klappentext: \"Das \"Neue Handbuch der Literaturwissenschaft\" ist als eine moderne Gesamtdarstellung der Weltliteratur konzipiert. Es knüpft an die Tradition des nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg erschienenen alten \"Handbuchs der Literaturwissenschaft\" an und soll - wie dieses zu seiner Zeit - den heutigen Stand der Literaturwissenschaft umfassend dokumentieren. Die Möglichkeiten der Komparatistik und Literatursoziologie werden schon in der Disposition des Stoffes ausgedrückt: Das \"Neue Handbuch\" will nicht mehr eine bloße Addition von nationalen Literaturgeschichten aus diachroner Sicht sein, sondern aus synchroner Sicht die übernationalen gesellschaftlich-kulturellen Voraussetzungen und Strukturparallelen ebenso wie unmittelbaren literarischen Querverbindungen entschieden zur Geltung bringen. Die thematische Einheit der Bände und ihrer einzelnen Beiträge ist daher in übernationalen Epochenstilen und Gattungstraditionen begründet. Besonderes Augenmerk gilt dabei den Gattungstraditionen und der Ausbildung neuer Gattungen. Die einzelnen Beiträge - instruktiv bebildert und mit ausführlichen Literaturhinweisen versehen - verarbeiten im Faktischen wie im Methodischen die Ergebnisse der neuesten Forschungsrichtungen und spiegeln zugleich die in der Literaturwissenschaft andauernde Methodendiskussion wider.\" - Schutzumschläge teils etwas berieben, mit minimalen Randläsuren und/oder Knickspuren und teilweise etwas gebräunt (Schutzumschlag des 12. Bandes stärker verknittert), ansonsten sehr saubere und gute Exemplare der maßgeblichen und Maßstäbe setzenden, alle Bereiche der Literaturwissenschaft umfassenden Enzyklopädie. - Complete suite of the monumental encyclopedia of literary criticism in very good condition. Versand D: 11,00 EUR Neues Handbuch der Literaturwissenschaft. 25 Bände (vollständig). - Band 1: Altorientalische Literaturen. - Band 2: Griechische Literatur. - Band 3: Römische Literatur. - Band 4: Spätantike. - Band 5: Islamisches Mittelalter. - Band 6: Europäisches Frühmittelalter. - Band 7: Europäisches Hochmittelalter. - Band 8: Europäisches Spätmittelalter. - Band 9: Renaissance und Barock I. - Band 10: Renaissance und Barock II. - Band 11: Europäische Aufklärung I. - Band 12: Europäische Aufklärung II. - Band 13: Europäische Aufklärung III. - Band 14: Deutsche Klassik und europäische Romantik I. - Band 15: Deutsche Klassik und europäische Romantik II. - Band 16: Restauration und Revolution. - Band 17: Europäischer Realismus. - Band 18: Jahrhundertende-Jahrhundertwende I. - Band 19: Jahrhundertende-Jahrhundertwende II. - Band 20: Zwischen den Weltkriegen. - Band 21: Literatur nach 1945 I. - Band 22: Literatur nach 1945 II. - Band 23: Ostasiatische Literaturen. - Band 24: Süd- und zentralasiatische Literaturen. - Band 25: Gesamtregister Personen- und Werkregister. Wiesbaden & Frankfurt am Main: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft Atheanion; Wiesbaden & Wiebelsheim: Aula-Verlag 1978-2008. Literaturwissenschaft science of literature

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kretzer]
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        Los gitanos

      Dopesa 1978 - Coleccià n Los marginados. 112 p. 12 x 10 cm. Buen estado.

      [Bookseller: La Leona LibreRía]
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        Rainer Werner Fassbinder on the set of "Ein Jahr mit 13 Monden" [In a Year with 13 Moons] in 1978

      Berlin: Keystone Pressedienst, 1978. Original single weight silver gelatin photograph of director Rainer Werner Fassbinder on the set of his 1978 film, "Ein Jar mit 13 Monden" ["In a Year with 13 Moons"]. With label of German press agency Keyston Pressedients on the verso, along with a holograph notation, "Rainer Werner Fassbinder bei den Drearbeiten zu "Ein Jahr mit 13 Monden" in Offenbach 8/78," with a few other numeric notations (key negative, etc.) A typically brutal, honest, and despairing film by Fassbinder, a very personal effort by the director, who had just come to terms with his lover's suicide. A drama following the last days in the life of Elvira-Erwin Weisshaupt, a man who undergoes a sex change operation in order to win the love of a man to whom he is hopelessly drawn. In a custom museum-quality frame, archivally mounted, with UV glass. 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm). Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Methuen Handbook of Colour - Third Edition

      Eyre Methuen, 1978. 252 pages. Colour finder card in pocket inside back cover. "... Covers the essentials of colour practice and includes an international dictionary of colours with British Standard equivalents. A universal ready - reference for all whose jobs or recreations involve colour, it now includes names of colours used by British paint manufacturers and colours traditionally associated with the printing ink industry, thus shedding light on the whole field of colour in art and science." - from dust jacket. Moderate wear. Relatively few library markings. Front endpaper removed resulting in narrow opening along front hinge. Light wear to price - clipped dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival - grade Brodart. A worthy copy. Former Library Copy

      [Bookseller: Online Bookshop Jim and Mina Stachow]
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        Lo mejor de Fantasy & Science Fiction

      Mundo Actual de Ediciones 1978 - Traducción de J. M. Aroca. 388 p. 12 x 20 cm. Muy buen estado. Tela editorial con sobrecubierta

      [Bookseller: La Leona LibreRía]
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        Capriccio. (Met als frontispice een originele ets door Charles Hofman).

      [Amsterdam], Sub Signo Libelli, 1978. Verguld halfperkament met platten van donkerblauw Roma (Hans van der Horst). (4), 24 p. Met de hand gezet uit de Romanée en gedrukt in blauw en zwart in een oplage van 75 [= 80] genummerde exemplaren. 1e druk. Platten deels zeer licht verschoten.* Eén van de [5] luxe-exemplaren hors commerce, gedrukt op Zerkall-Bütten, gebonden in halfperkament en met een kleurenets van Hofman. Dit exemplaar heeft bovendien een handgeschreven, gesigneerde opdracht van de auteur onder het colofon: 'Voor Iwan Sitniakowsky/ Gerrit Komrij'. Komrijs mooiste bundel en Kleis' belangrijkste uitgave in één. Breugelmans 42.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas HOLTHUIS]
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        AVEDON: PHOTOGRAPHS 1947-1977

      NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1978. First edition. Hardcover. Avedon, Richard. Folio, 162 photos. Fine, in pictorial boards with printed acetate dust jacket. SIGNED and dated 1978, the year of publication. Published in conjunction with a retrospective exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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        FIVE PLAYS Signed Limited Edition

      Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. 1978. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. A Limited Edition.; Signed Limited First Edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        The Yavanajataka of Sphujidhvaja. Edited, translated, and commented on by David Pingree

      2 hardcover vols, cloth, 26 x 18 cm., 527 506 pps., Harvard University Press, Cambridge/London, 1978, A bit of wear at extremities, previous owner's signature in pencil good/no dj May require additional postage due to excessive weight

      [Bookseller: In De Ronde Toren]
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        The World According to Garp.

      E.P. Dutton, New York 1978 - First edition of the author's fourth novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the half title page in a contemporary hand, "For John another world according to a water-method man, John Irving." A warm inscription linking Irving's second and fourth novel, the latter proving to be his breakthrough work. The World According To Garp is a comic and compassionate coming-of-age novel that established John Irving as one of the most imaginative writers of his generation. A worldwide bestseller since its publication in 1978, Irving's classic is filled with stories inside stories about the life of T.S. Garp, novelist and son of Jenny Fields. "There is something of Byron about John Irving. Not only is it that he woke after the publication of The World According To Garp to find himself famous, but the extremity of his opinions and the nervous violence of his language recall that intemperate noleman, and like Byron, he would certainly say that love is no sinecure" (Robertson Davies). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Altenbourg, Gerhard. - "In der Schale ihrer Leiber".

      - Farbholzschnitt, von 4 Stöcken, auf faserigem Büttenpapier, 1978. Von Gerhard Altenbourg. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 46/50. 20,7 x 40,0 cm (Darstellung / Druckstock) / 35,5 x 47,5 cm (Blatt). H 202 / 7. Außerhalb der Darstellung links unten in grauer Tusche signiert, mittig monogrammiert "A" und rechts datiert. Am Blattrand unten mittig betitelt und rechts mit Prägestempel des Künstlers. Rechts neben der Darstellung eigenhändige Auflagenbezeichnung. - Tadellos erhalten. Gerhard Altenbourg (1926 Rödichen-Schnepfetal - 1989 Meißen). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1929 Umzug nach Altenburg. 1944-45 Soldat im Zweiten Weltkrieg. 1946-48 als Schriftsteller und Journalist tätig, Zeichenunterricht bei Erich Dietz. 1948-50 Studium an der Hochschule für Baukunst und Bildende Kunst in Weimar bei Hans Hoffmann-Lederer. 1959 Teilnahme an der documenta II in Kassel. 1961 Gastatelier an der Kunstakademie in Westberlin. 1961 Erwerb einiger Arbeiten durch das Museum of Modern Art in New York. 1962-89 Atelier in Altenburg, Annahme des Künstlernamens "Altenbourg". 1966 Burda-Preis für Grafik in München. 1968 Will-Grohmann-Preis in Westberlin. 1970 Mitglied der Akademie der Künste, Berlin. 1977 Teilnahme an der documenta 6 und Mitgliedschaft bei der ?Life Fellow of the International Biographical Association? in Cambridge. In den 1980er Jahren Ausstellungsverbot und Schließung der Ausstellungen, da er sich den offiziellen Kunstauffassungen der DDR widersetzte.Seit 1998 vergibt das Lindenau-Museum in Altenburg aller zwei Jahre den Gerhard-Altenbourg-Preis. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Fernand Léger. The Complete Graphic Work. Preface by Fernand Mourlot.

      - New York, Blue Moon Press, 1978. 33,3 : 25,3 cm. 319 S. mit Front., 142 meist farb. ganzseit. Abb. u. zahlr. s/w Kleinabb. Orig.-Leinen mit farbig illustr. Schutzumschlag in Leinenschuber. Eines (XII) der 100 römisch nummerierten Exemplare der DELUXE edition mit der lose beiliegenden Kaltnadelarbeit "Tête de femme" (Saphire 126, ca. 1952 oder früher), mit dem Signaturstempel unten rechts. 19,5 : 12 cm auf Arches 31,5 : 24 cm. - Die Gesamtauflage betrug 3110 nummerierte Exemplare. - Neuwertiger Zustand. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        Presenze

      Venezia: Cavallino, , 1978. Ottimo (Fine). 7 fotografie in bianco e nero originali numerate e firmate a matita sul retro da Pier Paolo Fassetta (cm 40x30). Folio (cm 41x31). pp. 4+7 fotografie. Ottimo (Fine). Prima edizione di 30 es. numerati. Dentro la stanza debole premendo / i muri segnava la luce / mostrava magica la garza / vergine e trasparente / dentro velate presenze / (lenti i movimenti) misuravano / lo spazio filtrando / luce / i gesti abituali i sentimenti cose / significavano / mascherando (agli occhi) la propria / sensibile / origine / esse erano presenze vive / in un tempo impossibile / forme silenziose della memoria / sussurrano immagini trascorrono (P. P. Fassetta: introduzione alla cartella)La fotografia resta per Fassetta uno strumento che costituisce insieme un'esigenza di sperimentazione del mezzo e un veicolo della pittura. Egli però non usa in modo incongruo o pittoricistico questo strumento di rappresentazione, ma lo propone come fenomeno che possiede proprietà analoghe almeno nel senso che la sua articolazione linguistica, pur nella diversità tecnica, comunica primarie istanze della pittura. L'artista concettualizza simili procedimenti e si serve, estendendone il campo, di alcune prerogative fenomeniche ed operative dell'evento figurativo, tanto che egli giunge al riscontro dell'obiettivo fotografico soltanto alla fine della sua ricerca, dell'uso delle energie espansive della sensibilità e del linguaggio, dopo cioè una originale analisi ricondotta sulle componenti percettive del processo messo in causa. (Dal testo critico di Toni Toniato pubblicato nel catalogo della mostra “PROIEZIONI. ARTE NEL VENETO ‘70 – ‘80 ”Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa – Venezia, giugno 1982)

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        OXFORD REFERENCE CLASSICS. 500th ANNIVERSARY EDITIONS (8 VOLUMES; WITH BOOK STAND): MODERN ENGLISH USAGE; AMERICAN LITERATURE ; ENGLISH LITERATURE; COMPACT OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY (2 VOLUMES); DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS; BOOK OF AMERICAN VERSE; BOOK OF ENGLISH VERSE

      Franklin Center, Pennsvylvania: The Franklin Library, 1978. Limited Edition. Full Leather. Near Fine binding. The handsome 8-volume set, accompanied with the custom designed rack, which has labels holders organizing the books in the order in which we have them listed. The bindings are Very Good+ to Fine. Lacking the magnifying glass. Full blue leather bindings with raised bands; titling, ruling and logo of the OUP stamped in gold. With silk moire endpapers, silk ribbon markers bound in, and all edges gilt. A few of the volumes have some rubbing to the gilt edges and the English Verse volume has some scratches to the gilt on the top edge. This set is #1891 of a printing limited to 7500 copies. Near Fine binding.

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        OXFORD REFERENCE CLASSICS. 500th ANNIVERSARY EDITIONS (8 VOLUMES; WITH BOOK STAND): MODERN ENGLISH USAGE; AMERICAN LITERATURE ; ENGLISH LITERATURE; COMPACT OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY (2 VOLUMES); DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS; BOOK OF AMERICAN VERSE; BOOK OF ENGLISH VERSE

      Franklin Center, Pennsvylvania: The Franklin Library, 1978. Limited Edition. Full Leather. Near Fine binding. The handsome 8-volume set, accompanied with the custom designed rack, which has labels holders organizing the books in the order in which we have them listed. The bindings are Very Good+ to Fine. Lacking the magnifying glass. Full blue leather bindings with raised bands; titling, ruling and logo of the OUP stamped in gold. With silk moire endpapers, silk ribbon markers bound in, and all edges gilt. A few of the volumes have some rubbing to the gilt edges and the English Verse volume has some scratches to the gilt on the top edge. This set is #1891 of a printing limited to 7500 copies. Near Fine binding.

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        1978 Roy Lichtenstein Surrealist Paintings (Cheese Head) Poster

      1978 - "Surrealist Paintings (Cheese Head)" by Roy Lichtenstein, Unsigned Offset Lithograph printed in 1978. The overall is size of the Offset Lithograph is 60 x 44.25 inches. The condition of this piece has been graded as A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Here is some supplemental information about the Offset Lithograph: Using a pallet of bright primary colors in his composition, Lichtenstein developed the, now famous, technique of stenciled dotted lines that mimicked and amplified commercial printing patterns. This image is a rare and very large billboard exhibition poster created by Roy Lichtenstein for a show held at Ace Gallery in Los Angeles. It was published in 1978 and entitled Cheese Head. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Literary Figures by D'Ambrosio

      Portage, Indiana: The Compulsive Printer, (1978), 1978. First editon, number 13 of 50 copies. Fine.. Folio, white cloth spine, decorated paper boards and clamshell box. Ten prints by Joseph D'Ambrosio. From the library of David and Valerie Belch.

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        Mr. Jelly

      Thurman 1978 - 1970's impression in VG++ condition, please see pics, no internal markings, paypal accepted, any questions please get in touch. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Hard Light.

      Los Angeles: Self-published, 1978 Paperback SIGNED. First edition. Fine/As New paperback original. A collaborative photo-narrative by Ruscha and Weiner, divided into nine chapters with chapter designations and one line of text: "In the year 2000 all racecar driving will be taken over by women." Concept and design by Ed Ruscha and Lawrence Weiner; photographs by Ruscha, Weiner, and Susan Haller; characters depicted by Haller, Shelley Chamberlain, and Suzanne Chandler. SIGNED BY RUSCHA on the first page; no inscription. From an unnumbered edition limited to 3560 copies. Perfect bound, stiff glossy wraps; unpaginated [120 pages]; 65 b&w illustrations; 5 x 7 inches. Reference: Hasselblad Center, Open Book, p.198-201; Engberg, Edward Ruscha Editions 1959-1999, B17; Schwarz, Lawrence Weiner Books 1968-1989, p.57. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX.

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        AN ALPHABET

      Whittington Press, Cheltenham 1978 - Limited edition of 150 copies, this copy numbered 112, 39 loose sheets printed from the original blocks, including the unused plates and a reprint of the cover illustration, all with the original tissue guards, together with 12 page book by Edward Craig, giving an introduction to this reprint from the original plates used for the first edition printed in 1898, this book limited to 300 copies, of which this copy is 112, signed by Edward Craig, all in drop back box mounted with cloth and with hand-painted print of The Ballad Seller on front, paper printed title label on spine. Size: Large Quarto [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Old Hall Bookshop, ABA ILAB PBFA BA]
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        The Snow Leopard

      Viking, NY 1978 - A second printing of his National Book Award winner. From Matthiessen's own library and with more than a dozen passages marked in pen by Matthiessen, all having to do with the porter and camp assistant Tuktken. There are a couple of other passages marked in pencil, with page notations in the prelims. Rear flyleaf excised, else a very good copy, lacking the dust jacket. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA (Lopezbooks)]
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        American Monument, The

      New York: The Eakins Press Foundation 1978 - One of an edition limited to 2,000 copies. Oblong, Approx. 17 in. x 12 in. Not paginated. More than 200 b/w photographs of monuments reflecting persons, places, and events in American history. Green cloth with black titling and gold lines on front panel, and black titling on the spine. The pages are held together with three screws on the left margin for ease of removal. Some of the lower page edges show very light wear near the end of the volume. Fine condition. The item weighs 5.5 lbs. Postage may be extra on this item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Films in my Life (Signed First Edition)

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1978. First American edition, and first edition in hardcover. INSCRIBED by Truffaut on the half-title page in the year of publication: "To Laurie / Sincerely yours / Francois / 78 August 3." Truffaut's third and final book, an absolute must for any film lover, comprised of many essays detailing his feelings on a wide variety of American and European film directors and their work. An insightful and incredibly readable look into the mind and heart of a great film director. Extremely uncommon to find signed. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.

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        Tratado de Cartuchería.

      Madrid, Empresa Nacional Santa Bárbara 1978 - 4°, XXII, ca 800 s., unzähl. teilw. farb. Abb., Kart. m. OU, Tadell. Text span. Nur in einer sehr kleinen Auflage erschienen. Eine der umfangreichsten Untersuchungen über Geschichte und Gegenwart von Patronen u. Kartuschen. Inhalt: I.: Introduccion a la cartucheria; II.: El cartucho metalico actual; III.: Nomenclatura de la cartucheria; IV.: Caracaeristicas balisticas y generales de la cartucheria metalica.; V.: Fabricacion y calidad de a cartucheria metalica; VI.: Notas sobre armas y cartuchos de fabricacion española anteriores a 1846; VII.: Cartucheria de fabricacion española en la segunda mitad del siglo XIX (1846-1893); VIII.: Cartucheria de fabricacion nacional desde 1893 a 1976 (nuevo catalogo Lanza); IX.: Marcas en la cartucheria de fabricacion nacioñal.; X.: Cartucheria metalica extranjera moderna; XI.: Cartucheria semimetalica, de caza menor; Appendices: I. - La llamada cartucheria de cañon; II. - Defectos en la cartucheria y en la armas; III. - El coleccionismo en la cartucheria; IV. - Notas sobre armas portatiles modernas; V.: Cintas, cargatores y eslabones; VI - Legislacion. 3900 gr. Schlagworte: Militaria-Waffen [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The American Shore. Meditations on a Tale of Science-Fiction by Thomas M. Disch - Angouleme

      Elizabethtown, New York: Dragon Press, 1978. First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Black cloth. Fine copy, inscribed by the author on the title page. First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Delany on Disch, Inscribed to Disch. Delany's book-length, microscopic study of Thomas M. Disch's story, "Angouleme", part of the sequence collected in 334 (1972), here inscribed by the author "With great affection to Tom - without whom this book would never … Samuel R. Delany New York 78." "Because of his intellectual audacity, the chillingly distanced mannerism of his narrative art, the austerity of the pleasures he affords, and the fine cruelty of his wit, TMD has been perhaps the most respected, least trusted, most envied and least read of all modern first-rank sf writers" (Encyclopedia of Science Fiction). With an inserted ANS from Michael Moorcock, "Thanks for contract. Will probably be mentioning Delany and might mention The American Shore - but it seems a perfect example of the difference between you. You say a great deal more in 6500 words than he can in a book. V. much enjoyed your TLS piece … Best, Mike" Important association between two prominent American science fiction authors, whose literary criticism has had a profound impact on the genre in ways as utterly divergent as their individual styles. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 8-47

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        Nineteen acres

      Nineteen Acres John Healy SIGNED First Edition 1978 Stated SIgned John Healy RARE BOOKS $679.77 isbn 0906312108 Publishers Kennys Bookshops & Art Galleriers LTd. High Street Galway Ireland Hardcover in Slip Case Fine slip case is a little discolored GOLD GILT TOP PRINTED ON GLASTONBURY ANTIQUE LAID PAPER AND BOUND BY KENNY GALWAY FINE BINDERy SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND BINDER GERARD KENNY An account of life and labours on a typical Mayo farm.Scarce in collectors condition

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        Souvenirs du triangle d'or.

      Editions De Minuit 1978 - In-12 carré ( 195 X 145 mm ), demi-maroquin noir à bandes, dos lisse janséniste avec date dorée en queue, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés. ( Reliure signée de Paule AMELINE ). Edition originale. L'un des 80 exemplaires sur Alfamousse, celui-ci numéroté 35. Très bel exemplaire dans une fine et élégante reliure de Paule AMELINE. Edition-originale Littérature [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Stundenbuch des Markgrafen Christoph I. von Baden - Signatur: Durlach 1 - Badische Landesbibliothek (Karlsruhe, Deutschland)

      Mueller & Schindler - Karlsruhe 1978 - Faksimile des Originals Stundenbuch des Markgrafen Christoph I. von Baden mit der Signatur Durlach 1 - Badische Landesbibliothek (Karlsruhe, Deutschland), auch bekannt als Stundenbuch des Markgrafen Christoph I. von Baden. *** Daten des Originals: 14.7 x 10.6 cm, 216 Seiten. Paris (Frankreich), 1488. *** Buchschmuck: . *** Mit dem Werk verbundene Namen: , Christoph I (1453 - 1527), Margrave of Baden. Faksimile: 1 Band: Vollfaksimile des Originaldokuments (Umfang, Farbe und Gr"áe) *** Limitierung: 900 Exemplare. Leder *** Kommentar: 1 Band (295 Seiten) von Elmar Mittler und Gerhard Stamm Sprache: Deutsch. Alle Preise inkl. MwSt. Die AGB und Widerrufsbelehrung finden Sie unter ?Anbieter- & Zahlungsinformationen? # Besuchen Sie uns in der Altstadt von Regensburg # Wir bieten mehr als 300 verschiedene Faksimile-Ausgaben an. Bitte kontaktieren Sie uns bei Fragen oder Wnschen - wir helfen gerne! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Evangeliar Ottos III (in 2 Bänden, Faksimile- und Kommentarband) CLM 4453 der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek, Begleitband der Faksimileausgabe mit Beiträgen von Fridolin Dressler, Florentine Mütherich, Helmut Beumann

      Frankfurt a. M.: S. Fischer, in Zusammenarbeit mit Hirmer Verlag, München, und Verlag Müller und Schindler, Stuttgart 1978 - 277 Bll. mit 29 ganzseitigen Miniaturen und 23 Kanontafeln bzw. Initialzierseiten, Kommentarband: 2 Teile in 1 Band. Mit 4 Abbildungen im Text, 44 Abbildungen auf Tafeln und 2 Farbtafeln, 178 und 226 Seiten, SEHR SCHÖNE EXEMPLARE, (eines von 850), Faksimile eines der Hauptwerke der ottonischen Buchmalerei. Ende des 10. Jahrhunderts auf der Insel Reichenau entstanden. Es ist eines der eindrucksvollsten Werke mittelalterlicher Monumentalkunst. Der erste Teil des Kommentarbandes behandelt die wissenschaftlichen Fragen um die Handschrift (Geschichte, Bedeutung), der zweite Teil bringt die Transkription des Textes aus dem Evangeliar. Sprache: Deutsch 2°, braunes blindgeprägtes OLdr auf fünf Bünden (Faksimile) und braunes OHLdr (Kommentarband) im jeweiligen OSchuber, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Stand

      Doubleday, 1978 A fine first edition in a fine dust jacket, inscribed and dated by King on the front free endpaper. T39 in gutter of last page. Housed in a custom-made slipcase. First Edition stated on the copyright page and original price still on the front flap of the dust jacket.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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        Lengthy Autographed Letter Signed to the Akron, Ohio Medical Society

      1978. unbound. 2 pages (front and back) on personal stationery, no place, August 31, 1978. In this letter, Crohn reminisces about how he got started in medicine as an intern for famed physician Emanuel Libman, assisting with autopsies, and his eventual discovery of Crohn's Disease of the Colon, in small part: "...My active scientific approach to medicine occurred as a fluke. Dr. Libman, who was head of the laboratory as well as medicine, wanted to pick an alert intern for the Lab. That is where I learned not only pathology...but bacteriology. Later, on the wards of Mount Sinai I persuaded Dr. Berg, the prominent surgeon, to operate upon patients with symptoms in the right lower quadrant. 'NO, he said, they are all tuberculosis.' But when I said the mass felt like a tumor he relented. Soon I had fourteen such cases and went to New Orleans for the meeting of the American Gastroenterologist Society and read my paper. I was correct - a few year later I presented my findings as a form of Colitis - but the AMA insisted, over my protests, in calling this 'Crohn's Disease.' Fine condition. American gastroenterologist who was the first to discover and describe the disorder that bears his name: Crohn's Disease.

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        Hours of Christoph I, Margrave of Baden - Signatur: Durlach 1 - Badische Landesbibliothek (Karlsruhe, Germany)

      Mueller & Schindler - Karlsruhe 1978 - Facsimile Edition of: Hours of Christoph I, Margrave of Baden with shelf mark Durlach 1 - Badische Landesbibliothek (Karlsruhe, Germany), also known as Stundenbuch des Markgrafen Christoph I. von Baden. *** Data of the original: 14.7 x 10.6 cm, 216 pages. Paris (France), 1488. *** Illustrations: . *** Names related to the work: , Christoph I (1453 - 1527), Margrave of Baden. *** Facsimile Edition: 1 volume: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size) *** Limitation: 900 copies. Leather *** Commentary: 1 volume (295 pages) by Elmar Mittler and Gerhard Stamm Language: German. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        J-H LARTIGUE: A COLLECTOR'S PORTFOLIO.

      New York: Time-Life, 1978. First edition, signed, limited. Faint scuffing to velveteen, title label lightly rubbed, else fine with all tissue guards present. Portfolio of 10 gold-toned gelatin silver prints and 1 Autochrome color print (mounted to inside front cover) in 17.5 x 14 inch solander case covered in blue velveteen embossed with art-nouveau floral pattern. Prints measure 7.5 x 6 inches and are mounted in 16 x 13 inch captioned window mats. With accompanying 15-page text pamphlet describing each print in detail and with an endnote describing the materials and printing processes used in producing this portfolio. Jacques-Henri Lartigue (1894-1986) began taking pictures as a young child in France but was better known as a painter until a 1963 exhibit of his photographs earned him wide acclaim. The 10 photographs in this portfolio date from 1903 to 1916 and are printed from Lartigue's original negatives under his personal supervision. The autochrome color print mounted to the front cover was taken in 1920. This # 248 of 5000 English-language sets. Signed by Lartigue and numbered on label mounted to inside flap of solander case. Increasingly scarce in commerce.

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        Der Stimmenimitator.

      Frankfurt am Main : Suhrkamp, 1978. Erstauflage, EA 179 S. 8°, Leinen Schutzumschlag, von Thomas Bernhard datiert, gewidmet und signiert \" Für .... Paulus von Thomas Bernhard 13.11.78 \", guter Zustand Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Cutting Hair the Vidal Sassoon Way

      Vidal Sassoon Inc., 1978. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/None. 169 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Original receipt from Vidal Sassoon Shop in London, England laid-in. Book has damp odor. Light foxing to edges. Light wear. Record # 613409

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