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        The Monkey Wrench Gang

      Canongate, 1978, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, 1st EditionThe jacket is a little marked and torn - almost no paper loss. Internally clean and tightly bound. Quantity Available: 1. ISBN: 0903937581. ISBN/EAN: 9780903937580. Inventory No: iu60.

      [Bookseller: Chapter 1 Books]
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        Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa

      Ad. Donker, 1978, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, 1st EditionThis copy has a clear cellophane protective cover. Beneath, the dustjacket has been considerably damaged by damp and inconsiderate storage. This damage has transferred to the back of the blue cloth cover. This stained, marked and mottled. The staining has been transported through the last pages of the volume. There is wear to all edges and corners. The front of the book has escaped the damp conditions and apart from some minor foxing the conditions are good. The bulk of the book is in very good condition. The pages are smooth, firm, rigorous, vibrant, vivid, bright and clear. The paper trim edges have handling markings. The book is complete and robust in its binding and presentation. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Africana - Butterflies; ISBN: 0949937487. ISBN/EAN: 9780949937483. Inventory No: ahym.

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        The Enormous Crocodile With Pictures by Quentin Blake

      London: Jonathan Cape 1978., 1978. FIRST EDITION, first reprint, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Publisher's glossy pictorial boards; some edgewear, extremities a little 'pushed', Vey good. With author's inscription facing title page; "To / TIMOTHY / WITH LOVE / Roald Dahl / 1981" [underlined]. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

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        Japan a Geography

      Univ of Wisconsin Pr 1978 - Unmarked, very lightly read book. DJ in glassine protector. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Orca Knowledge Systems, Inc.]
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        L' io in Divisa : immagini per un'analisi sociale (L'Io in Divisa - Imago '78).

      Milano : Imago '78, marzo 1978. 4to in original photoillustrated wrappers. (96 pages) . Illustrated with photographs throughout. Very well preserved and clean.. First edition, first (and only) printing of 'The Uniformed Self: Images for Social Analysis' as the title is translated in Parr & Badger Volume III: "Like only a very few other photographers - Don McCullin or Paolo Pellegrin might be seen as two examples - Bonasia was able to make perfectly composed, suitably dramatic, 'decisive moment' photographs even under the most extreme physical conditions" (pp. 63)

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        Die Welt von unten (35 Blätter).

      Berlin, LitPol, 1978 - 4°, 37 Bl., ganzs. Abb., Textabb., Brosch., Bindung beschnitten - lose Blätter. Drei Linolschnittfolgen aus den Jahren 1928/29: Erwerbslose Jugend - Fürsorgeerziehung - Deine Schwester. Mit einem autobiographischen Text. Hrsg. v. Th. Friedrich. Schmutztitel u 33 Blätter von Moreau signiert. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Lovelorn Astronomer

      (Boston): G.K. Hall and Marquis Who's Who, Inc.. (1978). A poem by Updike, published as a holiday greeting card. Signed by the author. Fine, with original (unused) mailing envelope. Together with a presumed proof copy, with the copyright notice handwritten (in an unknown hand) rather than printed on the rear cover. Also fine. Both housed together in a G.K. Hall envelope. A scarce ephemeral piece, especially uncommon signed, and notably rare in the variant with the handwritten copyright notice. First Edition. No Binding.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Packard: A History of the Motorcar and Company

      Automobile Quarterly, 1978, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, 3rd Edition828 pages (complete). In general good condition. The dustjacket is intact and whole. It is scuffed with wear about the edges and some tear. The cover is smart and tidy. The silver print and decoration are bright. There is light wear to the shelving edges. The papertrims have handling marks. Inside, the contents are snappy and sure. The front and back pages have mild creasing to the top corners. The binding is tight, muscular, confident. The pages are fresh, neat, tidy and clean. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Motoring; ISBN: 0915038110. ISBN/EAN: 9780915038114. Inventory No: anog.

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        The Pyramid: How to Build It, How to Use It

      Apex Publishing Company 1978 - Nice clean, tight copy. 6,75" x 4.25", 80 pages. Shipped in box with tracking number. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mr. Koreander Bookstore]
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        Opera: De naturalium effectuum admirandorum causis, seu de incantationibus liber. Item de fato, libero arbitrio, praedestinatione, providentia Dei, libri V. In quibus difficilissima capita & quaestiones... explicantur, & multis raris historiis passim illustrantur... -

      Small 8vo. Contemporary calf, blind stamped spine and covers with gilt angle pieces, spine with raised bands; slightly rubbed and lacking ties. A few woodcut initials and printer's device at end. [62, incl. 3 (of 4) blank leaves], 1015, (1) pp.; title slightly dust soiled, but generally a very good copy from John Evelyn's library (see Christie's, 16 March 1978, lot 1207). A scarce collective edition. It contains the second edition of the De incantationibus (pp. 1 - 325; first edn.: Basel 1556), in which Pomponazzi, the leading representative of Renaissance Aristotelianism, very daringly applied naturalistic explanations to seemingly miraculous events, including Christian miracles, and the first edition of the De fato (pp. 329 - 1015), the significant treatise on fate, free will and predestination. They are the largest works by the influential philosopher, and both were published posthumously by the physician and philosopher Gulielmo Gratarolo (1516 - 68), who settled in Basel after fleeing from Italy because of his religious beliefs. DSB XI, pp.71 - 74. Caillet, 8818. Wellcome I, 5154. Thorndike V, pp. 98 - 110. Rosenthal 3020: «Très rare et fort recherché». Pregiata edizione colletiva delle due più estese opere del noto filosofo mantovano, con il De incantationibus in seconda edizione, e il De fato in prima edizione. Titolo leggermente impolverato, ma buon esemplare rilegato in pelle coeva con impressioni a secco e fregi oro sui piatti, tracce di bindelle, lievi abrasioni.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Rappaport]
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        Portrait photographique de Serge Gainsbourg par Bruno de Monès (tirage d'artiste numéroté et signé)

      1978. Photo. Illus. by Bruno de Monès. Bon. En Feuilles. Signé par l'auteur. 50,5 x 40,5 cm marges comprises. Sujet : 46 x 35 cm. Tirage gélatino-argentique postérieur sur papier baryté, justifié au dos épreuve d'artiste, légendé, daté, numéroté (3/30) et signé par l'artiste. Serge Gainsbourg photographié chez lui rue de Verneuil après une inondation en 1978. Derrière lui son piano recouvert d'un drap. Photo reproduite dans "Visages connus, faces cachées" (1983). Rare épreuve d'artiste numérotée. Menus accidents au tirage, sans réelle gravité..

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        The Great Gilly Hopkins

      New York: Thomas Crowell, 1978. First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Katherine Paterson on the title page. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some wear to the extremities. The Great Gilly Hopkins is a perceptive story that draws strength from its finely delineated characters and rich, moving narrative" (Booklist). It went on to win several major accolades, including the 1979 National Book Award for Children's Literature, a 1979 [Christopher Award], the 1979 Jane Addams Award and a 1979 Newbery Honor.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        THE NOVA CONVENTION. Program Booklet for events November 30th, December 1st & 2nd, 1978 at Entermedia in New York City

      New York: John Giorno &c, 1978. First Edition. Very fine.. First Edition. A 10-page program booklet (including covers) of the 1978 Nova Convention. The front cover announces the event, and prints an extended 7-line quote by Burroughs on the subject of Nova; the back cover has a full-length photographic portrait of a seated William Burroughs. The event was produced by John Giorno, together with James Grauerholtz and Sylvere Lotringer, in association with Entermedia Theatre (189 Second Avenue), the Department of French & Italian of New York University, and Semiotext(e), with support from Poets & Writers, Inc., which is funded by the New York State Council on the Arts. Many prominent figures were to participate in this 3-day event, including Timothy Leary, Philip Glass, Merce Cunningham, John Cage, Patti Smith, Susan Sontag, Ann Waldman, Allen Ginsberg, Ed Sanders, Laurie Anderson, Terry Southern, Brion Gysin, Keith Richard (who ended up being detained in Canada on a drug charge and could not attend - but whose scheduled presence did in fact draw many to the event), and, of course, Burroughs himself. The convention marks an interesting juncture in Burroughs' career, when, returning to America after what amounted to a period of quasi-exile, he was conferred the status of a sort of Beat icon, which he retained until his death in 1997 (and beyond). He resumed writing fiction with a trilogy in the 1980's, took up a form of action painting, did mixed-media collaborations with musicians, readings of his own work, not to mention showing up in films (REPO MAN, DRUGSTORE COWBOY) and even advertisements, rock music, etc. This so-called NOVA CONVENTION marked in some ways the beginning of a 2-decade long embrace of Burroughs as an artist and icon - not just the shadowy marginal figure he had seemed while mostly out of the country. This copy is signed by Burroughs on the front cover, and by Philip Glass on the page [7] on which are listed the participants of Saturday night's program. The program is very scarce, but even more so signed by its centerpiece, along with an important American composer who was also there.

      [Bookseller: Bert Babcock - Bookseller, LLC]
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        A Lenin statue embossed in gold adorns the cover of this greeting card commemorating the October 1917 Russian Revolution ? signed by Gorbachev?s immediate predecessor, Konstantin Chernenko

      [Moscow], 1978. 4" x 7.75". "Rare 1978 Greeting Card Signed ?K. Chernenko? in Russian in red ink, 4? x 7.75? (closed), picturing Lenin in gilt and the words ?Glorious / Great / October? in Russian on the cover. Signed inside beneath printed greeting in red and date ?1978.? Chernenko was head of the General Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party from 1965-1982, serving as a full member of the Politburo from 1978, second to General Secretary Brezhnev and then Andropov in in terms of Party hierarchy. He served as head of the Soviet Union for just 13 months; at his death, he was succeeded by Mikhail Gorbachev."

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        The Westing Game - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      New York: E. P. Dutton. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1978. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0525423206 . A Fine First Printing of the First Edition in equally Fine dust-jacket; Ellen Raskin's winner of the 1979 John Newbery Medal is the story of sixteen people who were invited to the reading of the very strange will of the very rich Samuel W. Westing. The not-quite-perfect heirs were paired, and each pair was given $10,000 and a set of clues (no two set of clues were alike). All they had to do was find the answer, but the answer to what? .

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        Innocent Eréndira And Other Stories - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

      New York, Hagerstown, San Francisco, London: Harper & Row, Publishers. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1978. First US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0060114169 . A First Printing of the First American Edition, blue cloth binding with gilt lettering, publisher's orange top stain, Fine in alike dust-jacket. SIGNED and inscribed to a Virginia collector by author Gabriel Garcia Marquez ; This collection of short fiction includes a novella and eleven short stories representing some of García Márquez's work from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Titles include: The Incredible and Sad Tale of Innocent Eréndira and Her Heartless Grandmother; The Sea of Lost Time; Death Constant Beyond Love; The Third Resignation; The Other Side of Death; Eva is Inside Her Cat; Dialogue with the Mirror and five others. Translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa .

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        Maurice Cullen

      Montreal: Editions la Fregate 091921028 [091921028] 1978, 1st edition, limited to 160 copies. (Hardcover) xviii, 128 pp. Fine. Square quarto in original patterned fabric and silver lettered spine label with grey endpapers and brown slipcase. Colour and black and white illustrations throughout. Contains two colour serigraphs by Lorne Bouchard. Comes with original publishers advertisement. Copy number 43 of 160. Signed by Lorne Bouchard and initialed by Hughes de Jouvancourt on the limitation page. A rare and beautiful book in Fine condition..

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        Souvenirs du Triangle d'Or (First Edition, inscribed to William Van Wert)

      Les Éditions de Minuit, Paris 1978 - First Edition. INSCRIBED in blue ink to novelist and film theorist William F. Van Wert: "pour Bill Van Wert/mon amical souvenir/Robbe-Grillet." The star of the Minuit logo on the front panel is hand-colored in the same ink, presumably by Robbe-Grillet. Text in French. Van Wert corresponded with Robbe-Grillet during his dissertation "The Theory and Practice of the Ciné-Roman" (Arno Press, 1978)."After the Nouveau Roman movement dissolved, its most prominent author and theorist, Alain Robbe-Grillet, experimented further with the novel's structure, incorporating his experience as a filmmaker, and by the late 1970s was making intertextual "Collage Novels" integrating works he completed in collaboration with artists such as René Magritte, Jasper Johns, and Irina Ionesco. "Souvenirs du Triangle d'Or" was later translated by J. A. Underwood and published by Grove Press in 1984 as "Recollections of the Golden Triangle."Very Good plus in wrappers. Wrappers very lightly soiled, light foxing at the spine, rear panel scuffed with a single corner crease, slight spine John Leo, "Alain Robbe-Grillet Bibliography." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Red Square: Autobiography of an Unconventional Revolutionary

      Howard Baker, London, 1978, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, 1st Edition237 pages. The dustjacket of this copy has very general wear and marking. The lamination has some bubbling along the spine seams. The top edges of the dj have wear. The red cloth cover is stridently strong. The print on the spine is bold. The spine head and foot have shelf depressions. Inside, the pages are fresh, clean and clear: in very good condition throughout, as if unread. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Memoir; ISBN: 0703001574. ISBN/EAN: 9780703001573. Inventory No: aixj.

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      (PETTIBON, RAYMOND). Pettibon, Raymond & Josh Bayer. CAPTIVE CHAINS BY RAYMOND PETTIBONE. Lawndale, CA: SST Publications, 1978. First Edition. 4to. Stapled Illustrated Wrappers. Artist's Book. Near Fine. np (64pp), profusely illustrated in b&w. Credited to both Raymond Pettibone (sic) and Raymond Ginn on its inside front cover, "Captive Chains" is Mr. Pettibon's very first artist book cum fanzine. It was published in 1978 by Black Flag's label SST - run by his brother Greg Ginn - in the format of a saddle-stapled black and white comic book combining the thirty-six page narrative tale "Captive Chains" with nearly thirty full page early drawings. A handsome example (entry number one in Uwe Koch & Roberto Ohrt's "A Catalogue Raisonné of Artists' Books by Raymond Pettibon, 1978 - 98" which states a printing of "around five thousand copies of which only about one hundred found their way into commercial distribution") of this uncommon item. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 023827

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        Derrière le Miroir [No. 231]: Mirò [WITH ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS]

      Maeght, Paris 1978 - 1/150. Folio. 28, [4]pp. Uncut. Original lithographic wrappers by Mirò. Book contained in a yellow paper covered chemise which is housed in a yellow paper covered slipcase, with title label laid on front cover. This striking monograph on the art of Joan Mirò is one of 150 copies of the deluxe edition printed on Vélin d'Arches, of which this is No. 26. It is complete with its two original lithographs (wrappers and pp. 10-11), and is profusely illustrated throughout with 14 full-page b/w and color reproductions, and 51 b/w vignette size reproductions of some of the artist's work. Some minor soiling on front cover of slipcase. Text in French. Slipcase in overall good+, chemise, wrappers and interior in very good condition. 'Derrière le Miroir' accompanied each exposition at the Galerie Maeght in Paris France. The first issue appeared in 1946, The last #253 of the collection in 1982. DLM is born out of the passion of Aime and Marguerite Maeght. The first issues were intended by Aime Maeght to be spread among a large public, with original lithographs. 10,000 Copies were printed and distributed through kiosks. This failed completely and the remaining copies were sold by weight to finance the printing of issue 4, which was printed at only 1500 copies and was the catalog for the George Braque exhibition at the Galerie. Jacques Kober and Rene Char wrote the texts. This concept was continued in later issues combining great writers with great artists. In 1947, Adrien Maeght, joined the firm of his parents and assisted his father in the layout and execution. The artists created original lithographs to illustrate DLM. Mourlot did the lithographic printing and the text was printed by Union in issues 4-115. From 116-148, DLM was shot in the studios of Aime Maeght. Since 1960 an edition 'deluxe' was issued, on Arches paper, limited to 150 copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        JOAN MIRÓ LITÓGRAFO III 1964-1969

      Ediciones Polígrafa, Barcelona, Spain 1978 - 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 207, (7) pages. Text in Spanish. Introductory text by Joan Teixidor. Third volume of a four-volume set of Miró's lithographic works. Color plates numbered 322-555, with color illustrations accompanying introduction. Dust jacket chipped at top edge. Note on front free endpaper states "five original lithographs removed." Portions of text separated from covers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The World According to Garp

      A Henry Robbins Book. E.P. Dutton, New York 1978 - Made into a movie in 1982. Yellow boards, black cloth spine. Very fine copy in fine dust jacket. Beautiful copy of the author's most famous book [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Lo Inesperado, No. 239: El Brillo del Oro

      Mexico City: Editorial Continente, 1978. Publication markings to the rear of the gouache, a few stray smudges. very nice overall; the book is near fine in wrappers.. Original cover gouache on board, 15 x 9 1/2 inches, for book number 239 El Brillo del Oro in the Mexican comic book series, Lo Inesperado. Anonymously painted. Bandito shootout at nightmarish canyon deadend. Western horror theme. The comic book is included (first edition, 12 mo., print run of 27,000, color cover, black and white illustrations).

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        This is Scientology ?

      Los Angeles, CA: Church of Scientology. Very Good. 1978. First Edition / First Printing. Full-Leather. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Signed by Author SIGNED by L. Ron Hubbard, Founder on second page. Black, full leather boards have light rubbing and edgewear. Moire endpapers are clean, gilt page ends somewhat worn. Interior text is clean, last 3 blank pages filled with hand-written personal narrative of a person's experience with Scientology...generally negative. 347 pages. Q-3. .

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        "Dawn on the Duck Marsh," print depicting two hunters at a duck blind

      New York: The Crossroads of Sport, 1978. Edition of 280. 1 vols. 16 x 26 inches (image size). Matted, framed, and glazed. Signed by the artist in pencil on the mount, "Ogden M. Pleissner". Inscribed to Rudy Coigney Inscribed on the mount: "To my friend 'Rudy' Coigney with best wishes - Ogden.".

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        Centenary The First 100 Years of Freemasonry in the Transvaal 1878 - 1978

      Stanton, 1978, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, 1st EditionThe jacket is a bit worn and marked. Internally clean and tightly bound. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Freemasonry; Inventory No: z892.

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        Living Arts 27 Oct. - 11 Nov. 1978

      Michael Mount Waldorf School, Bryanston, Transvaal, South Africa, 1978, Soft cover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st Edition44 pages (complete). An absolutely UNIQUE book that accompanied the fourth Living Arts Biennale Exhibition in Johannesburg. The exhibition was organised to raise funds for the Waldorf School in Bryanston and aimed to represent and show works from international and local artists. This particular exhibition was exceptional in the number of black artists included. This opportunity was afforded when many white artists declined to participate on the grounds that they would not make enough money! At the height of apartheid repression and censoring of expression and creativity the mixing of black and white art was exceptionally rare. It is perhaps instructive to note that many of the black artists came from Swaziland. Many of the local artists were emerging in their own rights in their own fields, ranging from woodworking to weaving, from silvercraft to ceramics. This exhibition hosted 20 artists. This brochure is UNMATCHED AND UNIQUE in many ways. Not only does it have the SIGNATURES OF 14 OF THE ARTISTS, it also has TWO ORIGINAL WORKS OF ART and the FINGERPRINT of one the exhibitors. Weineck was the founder of the Market Galley in 1977. His gallery was critical in the promotion and development of South African art in all its forms. Its role is considered irreplaceable and particular. He was particularly pleased to stage this multi-racial event. The artists were: ceramasist HAROLD (HAL) RIEGGER (signature), sculptor LUCAS SITHOLE, woodcarver MTHUNZI NKOSI DLAMINI (signature), potter DIGBY HOETS (fingerprint in clay PLUS signature), bauernmalarei expert ELFRIEDE JOHAM-STIEGMEIER (signature), artist HARALD PH. MICHEL, potter AUSTIN HLEZA (signature), stained-glass worker STEPHANIE FASSLER-ROSS, block-printer GRACE SLOMAN (signature), weaver STANISLAWA SKOLIMOWSKA (signature), artist JASCHA, teacher and artist ROBERT REEDY (signature), metalworker GUNNAR OLOFSSON (signature), silversmith PATRICK FAKUDZE (signature), spinner and weaver MAPHOKO ELIZABETH NQAI, spinner and weaver CHRISTINE LERATO RAMPHEANE (signature), handworker LOUISE HECKL, iconographer and painter JUDITH MASON (inscription and signature), metal artist RONALD ROSENBERG (signature), stone artist KNUT ALBRECHT (signature). What also makes this brochure absolutely SINGULAR is that the inside front cover has A WATERCOLOUR PAINTING by and signed and dated by ROBERT REEDY. The title page has a PRINT BLOCK ILLUSTRATION which is unsigned but likely from GRACE SLOMON. The cover is intact and whole even if creased and marked. The pages bear evidence of handling throughout but are clear, robust and confident. A VERY SPECIAL, ONE OF A KIND brochure. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Africana- Art; Inventory No: aoab.

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        A Pinch of Snuff

      Collins Crime Club, London 1978 - Hardback - A fine book in a near fine or better dust wrapper, correctly priced at £3.75net. The lightest of rubbing to the base of the dust wrapper, but with a totally unfaded spinde. The book is free of any owner names or inscriptions. The pages are un sunned and very clean indeed. An exceptionally nice copy of a very scarce title. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: West Hull Rare Books - P.B.F.A.]
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        The Quiet Man: A Biography of the Hon. Ian Douglas Smith, I.D. Prime Minister of Rhodesia

      M. O. Collins (Pvt) Ltd., Salisbury, Rhodesia, 1978, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, 1st Edition, Inscribed by Author(s)This book is signed TWICE by Ian Smith: once as an inscription, the other dated. It is not signed by the author, Phillippa Berlyn. The dustjacket has much wear about its top edge of the front and back covers and the corners. The back cover has a closed tear to the top flap seam. The dj spine has much wear to the head. There is less wear about the foot. The blue cover is in immaculate condition. The paper trim edges have some storage blemishes - these have not seeped through to the pages. The condition throughout is very good with bright pages that are clean, clear and firmly bound. fk Quantity Available: 1. Inscribed by Author(s). Inventory No: agye.

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        RADIOPHYSICS AND QUANTUM ELECTRONICS. - Band 21 (1978) bis Band 45 (2002)

      1978-2002.. Gebundene Ausgabe. Die angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer aufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und sind sauber gebunden; der Zustand ist durchgängig sehr gut. Versand nur innerhalb Deutschlands. Interessenten aus dem Ausland wollen bitte VOR Bestellung die aktuellen Versandkosten erfragen !!

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros - Versandantiquariat]
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        Oriental Coins And Their Values: The Ancient & Classical World 600 B.C-A.D. 650

      London:: Hawkins Publications,, 1978. First edition. Hardcover. Good. 760 pages with black & white illustrations. Part One: The origin of Western Coinage in Asia Minor - The Pesian Empire - The Phoenicians - Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Kingdom - The Coming of Rome - Celts and Scythians - The Arabain Peninsula and Ethiopia - Parthia and Rome - The Parthians - The Sussanian Empire - The Hephalites - The Khanate of the Western Turks - The Indo-Greeks - The Indo-Scythian Dynasties - Saurashtra - The Kushans - Ancient India during the pre-Mauryan period - The Mauryan Empire - The Sungas - Northern Indian during the post-Maurayn period - The Ganges Valley - The Gupta Empire - The Deccan, Peninsular India and Ceylon - The Deccan after the Andhras - South-east Asia - China - Some seals and sealings. Plus appendices on coin weights, sources of coins catalogued and values, select bibliography and index. Gilt embossed hardcover, text clean and very good, some light age fading and spots to text edges. 12 by 8.5 inches.

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        Geared to the Stars: The Evolution of Planetariums, Orreries, and Astronomical Clocks

      University of Toronto Press, Canada, 1978, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, First EditionSize: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, 442 pages. Extensive footnotes, glossary, bibliography and index. Over three hundred black and white illustrations. "Traces the complete history of geared planetary machines from the inventions of Archimedes to the astronomical clocks of the present day... The only work of its kind... Concerned not only with the machines themselves but also with the craftsmen who made them and the uses to which they were put." - from dust jacket. Moderate wear to clean and unmarked book. Binding intact. Minor moisture-induced undulating to inner portion of bottom edge of first 110 pages or so. Above-average wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy of this masterful treatise.

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        Methods of Modern Mathematical Physics: Analysis of Operators

      Academic Pr. Very Good. 1978. 0125850042 Very Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) Hardcover, very good condition, no jacket. . 0125850042 .

      [Bookseller: Moe's Books]
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        The International Man: The Complete Guidebook to the World's Last Frontiers. For Freedom Seekers, Investors, Adventurers, Speculators, and Expatriates.

      Kephart Communications, Inc., Alexandria, Virginia 1978 - 133pp.incl.index.+'notes'; HB w/gilt; slight rub w/clean,tight pgs. DJ blk.w/white; rubbed w/some chip&tear. "The economic tensions and turbulence of the 1970s have inspired many Americans to consider the idea of living and investing somewhere outside the U.S. But where? .everything you need to know about business and work, the economy, residency requirements and citizenship, social and political conditions, the people, passports and visas, land and housing, tax levels, money and foreign exchange, future trends, and more." + chart rating&comparing 53 countries around the world. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Xochi's Bookstore & Gallery]
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        Claus, Carlfriedrich. - "Nahtstellen. Zwischenräume".

      . Radierung / Strichätzung, 1978. Von Carlfriedrich Claus. 15,0 x 12,7 cm (Darstellung / Platte) / 47,8 x 35,8 cm (Blatt). Werner-Juppe G 52 Ia. Unten links in Bleistift signiert und datiert. - Der vollständige Titel lautet: "Nahtstellen. Zwischenräume. Problem aus dem Realisierungsprozeß sozialistischer Demokratie: Psychische Wirkungen, die eine Weisung auf administrativem Weg von oben nach unten auslösen kann: daraus entstehende nichtantagonistische Widersprüche". - Papier leicht wellig. Sonst gut erhalten. Carlfriedrich Claus (1930 Annaberg - 1998 Chemnitz). Deutscher Schriftsteller, Grafiker und Zeichner, 1977 Gründungsmitglied der Gruppe Clara Mosch. Vor allem kalligrafisch aufgefasste und inhaltich philosophisch veranlagte Druckgrafik und Zeichnung..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Himmel]
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        Dragonflight (SIGNED)

      Ballantine Books, Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. 1978 - 337 Pp. FIRST EDITION. FIRST PRINTING OCTOBER 1978. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. BOOK DESCRIPTION: 1/3 BUCKRAM HARDBOUND, LIME GREEN BOARDS, GILT TITLE ON SPINE COVER, COLOR ILLUSTRATED DUST JACKET. DIMENSIONS: 8 9/16" x 6" x 1 1/4." BOOK CONDITION: EXTRA FINE; OWNERSHIP INSCRIPTION ON FRONT FREE END PAPER. DUST JACKET CONDITION: NEAR FINE. Bonus vintage paperback reading copy of this book will ship with collectible copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: dC&A Books]
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        Capricorn One

      UK: Arthur Barker. London, Arthur Barker, 1978. Hardback first edition and first impression. A near fine copy with some bumping to the spine tips and a little browning to the flaps. Bernard L. Ross is a pseudonym for Ken Follet, author of The Pillars of the Earth. A seemingly scarce book, Capricorn One is a novelistation of Peter Hyams' script for the film of the same name. The book is a thriller based on a fictitious account of a Mars landing hoax; the moon landing being popular with conspiracy theorists then (and now). The book is one of Follett's scarcer titles, most bibliographies record the more common futura publication, five copies on COPAC. The book is perhaps best known in the world of book collecting due to it being advertised on the rear of Douglas Adams' Hitch Hiker's Guide. . Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1978.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        Photograph Signed

      np, np 1978 - LARGE (8 x 10 in ) PHOTOGRAPH OF RAND, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED in ink in the bottom margin: "To Carl Davis - / -Cordially - Ayn Rand / 8-25-78". A fine portrait of Rand in her later years. A little ink variation on the inscription, due to the glossy paper, otherwise fine. Signed Rand photographs are extremely rare on the market. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Francois Truffaut

      Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1978. Book. Illus. by With Photos. Very Good. Hardcover. Inscribed By Francois Truffaut. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Inscribed by Mr. Truffaut on the half-title page. Flaking of the gold and black ink on the spine. This is a common occurence for Twayne books published at that time. Else square, tight, clean, and solid with sharp extrtemities..

      [Bookseller: Brooklyn Books]
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        PEABODY COAL COMPANY Dragline Lease Financing, GMAC Leasing Corporation and J. P. Morgan Interfunding Corp. As Owner Participants and National Bank of North America and Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America As Loan Participants, June 15, 1978 [Two Volume Set]

      Calvin E. Nelson 1978 - Very Good+ in boards. Bound lease agreement. Some writing to text margins. ; Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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