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        Andy Warhol

      Bern: Bentelli Verlag, 1978. Fine in a near fine jacket with a closed tear at the bottom of the front flap fold.. First Edition. Quarto. SIGNED by Warhol and briefly inscribed on the dust jacket "to Robyn Andy". Uncommon German Warhol monograph, profusely illustrated with 169 photographs of various examples of Warhol's art, in color and black and white, all cited in the rear of the book. Many supporting illustrations as well. Interesting design, layout, and dust jacket. Text in German.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        DES ÉTRANGERS. Huit poèmes de Georges GOLDFAYN. Huit eaux-fortes de Philippe Collage.

      Les Hypertrichosiques, Paris 1978 - in-folio (28 x 38cm), non paginé (50pp.). En feuilles, sous couverture à rabats et emboitage à lacets de l'éditeur. (emboitage sali et tâché vers le haut, petite tâche brune en marge aux trois derniers feuillets mais sans gravité). Bel ouvrage orné de huit eaux-fortes aquarellées originales à pleine page, numérotées et signées de Philippe Collage. Ouvrage tiré à 61 exemplaires, un des cinquante numérotés sur Arches (n° 47) et signé par Georges Goldfayn. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aparté]
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        The Cement Garden

      Jonathan Cape, London, UK 1978 - First UK Edition, First Printing. This true first edition, first printing (first impression) with no statement of reprint to the copyright page which therefore indicates a true first print in a near fine Dust Jacket, the text is fine unread some light marks to the edge of the text block otherwise as new. SIGNED by Ian McEwan to the title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kelleher Rare Books]
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        Le Décaméron

      Chant des Sphères, NICE 1978 - 5 volumes in8 carré, reliures éditeur pleine peau fauve sous etuis(usures), plats recouverts d'un décor à caissons, repoussé, têtes dorées, sous étuis illustré de miniatures de Gradassi, hors-texte, rehaussées au pochoir, lettrines et culs-de-lampe, [Bel exemplaire, 1 des 1808 exemplaires sur vélin de Lana. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: la petite boutique de bea]
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        Iran Bastan Museum. Oriental Ceramics The World's Greatest Collections Vol. 4. Introduction Firouz Bagherzadeh.

      Tokyo: Kodansha, 1978.. 317 S. Mit zahlr. auch farb. Abb. Originalleinen in Leinenfaltschachtel.. Aus der Bibliothek von Prof. Dr. Wolfram Kleiss, langjährigem Leiter der Außenstelle Teheran des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts. Nr 145/300 Exemplaren. Ein gutes und sauberes Exemplar. - Text auch englisch. - The Museum of Ancient Iran or Iran-e Bastan was designed by French architect Andre Godard in the early 20th century. It has a built area of approximately 11000 square meters. Began in 1935 and completed within two years by Abbas Ali Memar and Morad Tabrizi, the museum building was officially inaugurated in 1937. The second building, Museum of the Islamic Era, built on the grassy grounds of the old one, went through quite a few and hasty changes of the interior, and was still being remodeled when the Revolution of 1979 swept the country. While the old building always had a clear mandate to show archaeological relics (to also include some rare medieval textiles and rug pieces), the new building began its life by featuring the exquisite Amlash pottery from the prehistoric Caspian Sea regions of Iran. This was followed by some modern arts, and the repeated gutting and remodeling of the interior.

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        Encyclopaedia Judaica. Volumes 1 - 16 plus Yearbook 1973, Yearbook 1974, Yearbook 1975-6 and Decennial Book 1973 - 1982.

      Jerusalem, Keter Publishing House Jerusalem / Encyclopaedia Judaica, 1978.. 20 Volumes (Complete Encyclopaedia 1 - 16 plus 3 Yearbooks and Decennial Book). / Fourth printing. With many pictures and one map. Each volume 800-1600 pages. 31 x 21,5 cm, Ln. Used, but good condition. / Leichte Gebrauchsspuren, sonst gut erhalten.. The complete Encyclopaedia Judaica in 16 volumes plus 3 Yearbooks and one Decennial Book.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Oliver Jenischek]
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        Storm Island (Eye of the Needle)

      Macdonald and Jane's, 1978. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The first book published under his own name by the author of THE PILLARS OF THE EARTH and THE KEY TO REBECCA, the World War II story of a German spy who has been sent to expose an allied charade. Published in the US as EYE OF THE NEEDLE. Basis for the film. Near Fine/Fine but for very minor toning to the dust jacket flaps. Light foxing along the top edge of the pages. Signed by Follett on the title page. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        The World According to Garp

      Dutton, New York 1978 - Navy quarter bound cloth, gold boards, spine gilt, burgundy endpapers. First edition with full number line. Inscribed by Irving to title page. Faintest trace of rubbing to bottom board edge. The unclipped jacket has price of $10.95 and touch of rubbing to spine ends/corners. A tight square unmarked copy in unclipped jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: curtis paul books, inc.]
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        Sämtliche Werke. Erste [bis] dritte Abteilung, Band 1 [bis] 18. Erste Abteilung: Tagebücher Bände I-VI: Band 1: Der Erste Weltkrieg. Bde. 2-5: Strahlungen. Bd. 6: Reisetagebücher. Zweite Abteilung: Essays I-VIII: Bd. 7: Betrachtungen zur Zeit. Bd. 8: Der Arbeiter. Bd. 9: Das abenteuerliche Herz. Bd. 10: Subtile Jagden. Bd 11: Annäherungen. Bd. 12-13: Fassungen I-II. Bd. 14: Ad hoc. Dritte Abteilung: Erzählende Schriften I-IV: Bd. 15: Erzählungen. Bd. 16: Heliopolis. Bd. 17: Eumeswil. Bd. 18: Die Zwille.

      E. Stuttgart, Klett - Cotta 1978 - 1983.. Gr.-8° ( 23,5 x 16,0 cm). Uniforme Originalhalblederbände mit vergoldeten Rückentiteln und Originalschutzumschlägen. Tadellos erhalten.. Des Coudres/Mühleisen A 1. -- Exemplar 32 von 250 der Vorzugsausgabe in Halbleder. - Im ersten Band vom Autor signiert. -- Zweite Werkausgabe, die erste Gesamt- und zugleich Ausgabe letzter Hand. - Die vier erst später erschienenen Supplementbände 19-22 sind beim Verlag noch lieferbar! #Lit

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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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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        The Controversy of Zion

      South Africa: Dolphin Press (Pty) Ltd.. Hardcover. 587 pages. Index. Recommended reading list. Bibliography. "...The manuscript, after having remained hidden for more than twenty years, came to light and was at last made available for publication. The story of this book itself... is part of the history of our century, throwing some light on a struggle - of which the multitudes know nothing - that conducted relentlessly and unceasingly on the battleground of the human mind." - from Preface by Ivor Benson. Front hinge taped. Back hinge open in places. Average wear. Extensive underlining and annotations throughout, including front free endpaper. The prior owner obviously studied this work fervently. A worthy reference copy. . Fair. 1978. First Edition.

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      New York: Knopf. 1978. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0394502000 . Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Stated First Edition. Hard to find signed in such lovely shape. ; Signed and Inscribed by Julia Child. ; 11 X 8.60 X 0.90 inches; 243 pages; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        LOTTO composto da n. 92 documenti relativi al rapimento e all'uccisione dell'Onorevole Aldo Moro.: 22 settimanali : Panorama, Espresso, Der Spiegel, Gente, Epoca) 60 quotidiani: Corriere della Sera, Resto del Carlino, L'Unità, Lotta Continua, Avanti.

      Interessante raccolta di stampa originale dell'epoca. rara collezione.Comprende anche diverse monografie: Preti (Il compromesso storico), Sciascia (L'affaire Moro), Di Capua (Aldo Moro), Obiettivo moro.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Filopoli]
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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'.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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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)

      [Bookseller: Kirkegaards Antikvariat]
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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]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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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..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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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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        Moortown Elegies (Lettered Signed Copy)

      Rainbow Press 1978 - The First UK printing published by the Rainbow Press in 1978.The folio hardback BOOK is in FINE condition.Original full morocco,raised bands and gilt motif,titling and top-stain by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Wonderful patterned end papers.Near fine original cloth slipcase with minor marks to underside. One of 26 lettered copies specially bound in full morocco (out of a total edition of 175 copies) and SIGNED by Ted Hughes.This is copy 'J'.Illustrated with a drawing by Leonard Baskin.The gilt image of the bull on the front cover was drawn by Ted Hughes.A beautiful production. More images available on request. ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.Due to the size and weight of this book,extra postage costs may be necessary for international buyers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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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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      SST Publications, Lawndale, CA 1978 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        THE LOVE POEMS OF IRVING LAYTON With Five Original Lithographs by Graham Coughtry

      Canadian Fine Editions, Toronto 1978 - Large 4to, p. 101. Printed in 1978 in three editions: an unremarkable trade edition, a limited edition of two hundred copies, signed by author and artist, and bound in quarter suede and brown cloth, and this extraordinary - very special - edition, limited to thirty copies of which this is copy number 23, signed by both Layton and Coughtry at the colophon. Bound in full brown suede, with the title stamped in gilt to the front board, over and under a smaller reproduction of one of the artist's lithographs, which has been tabbed to the board. All edges gilt. Each page of the text printed on an uncut quarto sheet. Each of the five tipped-in lithographs are hand-numbered and signed by the artist. Spine shows a bit of sunning. Small (one inch) "ghost" of tape (?) to lower left of rear board, causing darkening to the suede. Pastedown to front board shows a touch of soiling. Binding otherwise tight and in very good condition. Contents pristine. A magnificent copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: GREENFIELD BOOKS Ltd.]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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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).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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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. .

      [Bookseller: Paradise Found Books]
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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.".

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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