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        Lee Friedlander: Photographs (Special Limited Edition with Two Vintage Gelatin Silver Prints)

      Haywire Press, New City, New York 1978 - Price is net to all; promotional discounts do not apply.Special limited edition of 150 signed and numbered copies, plus 20 artist's copies, with two vintage gelatin silver prints: 1) "Newark, New Jersey, 1962" (pl. 2 in the trade edition); and 2) "Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1972" (pl. 79 in the trade edition). Images 7-3/8 x 11-1/8 inches; sheets 11 x 14 inches; mounts 12-1/4 x 15-1/4 inches. The two prints are enclosed in a tray case that is bound into the book. Case 16 x 13-1/8 inches. ABOUT THE BOOK: First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Black cloth-covered boards with title stamped in gilt on cover; quarter brown leather and corners; no dust jacket as issued; fold-over beige cloth mats with Velcro enclosure inside front cover to house the prints (for the Special Edition). Photographs by Friedlander. Designed by John Berg. Unpaginated (106 pp.), with 137 plates printed by the Meriden Gravure Company, Meriden, Connecticut, from duotone separations made by Richard Benson. 10-3/4 x 11-1/2 inches. [Cited in Peter Galassi, Friedlander. (New York: MoMA, 2005), "Books, Special Editions, and Portfolios" (pp. 444-459), #13.]. As New (from Friedlander's personal archive). Signed by the Artist. As New (from Friedlander's personal archive) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vincent Borrelli, Bookseller]
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        El Doncel de Don Enrique el Doliente Edición de José Luis Varela

      Madrid, Cátedra, 1978. 4to. menor; 425 pp. Cubiertas originales.

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
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      Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow. 1978. The deluxe limited issue of this novel, copy No. 5 of 75 hardbound copies with an original watercolor by Bukowski. Signed by Bukowski twice, on the colophon and below the painting. A fine copy in a mildly rubbed, near fine, original acetate dust jacket. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Sand Dunes / Seasons of the Children., Text von Akira Hasegawa.

      Tokyo, Asahi Sonorama, 1978 - 91 schwarz/weiß Abbildungen Text in Japanese und englisch Schutzumschlag im Rückenbreich verblasst, sonst sehr gut ja Gewicht in Gramm: 2400 20,5 cm, Original-Pappeinband mit Schutzumschlag [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Babylonian Talmud [Eighteen Volumes, Complete]

      Soncino Press. Hardcover. London, 1978. 8vo, red decorative cloth. Complete in eighteen volumes. The special reprint edition of the first edition of 1935-1952. A very well preserved complete set, which appears unread with some light age-related wear. One volume with a small ink mark to spine, some light normal foxing to page edges, light normal shelfwear to boards else fine. Near fine condition overall. A well-produced facsimile reprint, with printing on extra-thin paper. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Fine. 1978.

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books]
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        Portfolio I

      1978. Signed. JACOBI, Lotte.Portfolio I.New Hampshire: Self-published, 1978.Limited artist?'s proof portfolio, number four of only five copies, a rare self-published edition containing ten original silver gelatin hors commerce proofs, each signed and numbered in pencil by Jacobi on the lower corner of the image, featuring some of her finest portraiture from before 1940, including her trademark Self-Portrait, her famous image of Einstein in a leather jacket and portraits of leading Weimar figures such as Lotte Lenya, Peter Lorre and Kurt Weill.?"Few photographers captured the heady spirit of the Weimar Republic known for its cultural glitter if not its political success, with the panache of Lotte Jacobi?" (New York Times). Her memorable images of the famous came to define modern photographic portraiture. Of this portfolio?'s ten vintage gelatin silver prints, each an artist?'s proof signed and numbered by Jacobi, eight were taken in Germany before she fled the Nazis in 1935, and two were taken shortly after her arrival in America. Jacobi?'s talent for capturing the essence of her subjects is particularly evident in her image of Peter Lorre. Infamous for his portrayal of ?"poisonous screen characters like the child-murderer in Fritz Lang?'s M before he moved to Hollywood,?" the actor had answered Jacobi?'s request for a portrait with a ?"terse ?'Yes, but only one… He arrived for the sitting in a proper white shirt and tie. Jacobi shot him as close up as possible, managing to capture his villainous look but softening it by shooting from above. It was the only shot she was allowed, it has turned out to be a classic.?" Another singular portrait, ?"perhaps Jacobi?'s most memorable photograph from the Weimar era and said to be her own favorite picture, is a sultry close-up of Lotte Lenya in 1928, here eyes and mouth heavily punctuated by stage makeup. In rehearsal for her role as Jenny the prostitute in The Threepenny Opera, she stares challengingly at the camera, her chin resting on her right arm, a cigarette in her hand?" (New York Times). Of particular importance is Jacobi?'s 1938 portrait of Albert Einstein ?"in a rumpled leather jacket, hair askew and looking dreamily into space as he passed from writing formulations in his notebook… One of Jacobi?'s most famous images,?" it had been commissioned by Life but was rejected for its informality. Other classic photographs included are: a 1928 portrait of the Czech-born actor Franz Lederer in a bowler hat with downcast eyes; a distinctive 1930 portrait of composer Kurt Weill, Jacobi?'s powerfully direct 1931 image of artist Käthe Kollwitz, a 1930 photograph of Grock the Clown (Adrian Wettach) and, from the same year, Jacobi?'s portrait of comedic actors Karl Valentin and Liesl Karlstadt. Further, Jacobi?'s 1939 tribute to the influential Alfred Stieglitz, taken in New York, is one of the few that captures him in a genial smile, and her trademark 1930 Self-Portrait provides a rare glimpse of this artist who rarely allowed herself to be seen on film.A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Le soupçon du désert Le livre des ressemblances II EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Gallimard, 1978. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1978, 15x22cm, broché. - First edition, one of 23 numbered copies on Arches paper, only leading copies. Beautiful copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 23 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches, seuls grands papiers. Bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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      San Francisco: 1978 - Original lithograph poster for the 1978 suite of lithographs. 71 x 47 cm. Mounted on board, Signed, dated and dedicated to the late artist Richard Humphries.Alvar Suñol Munoz-Ramos was born on January 29, 1935, in Montgat, a Catalan fishing village on the Mediterranean coast near Barcelona. He started painting oils at age twelve and at age seventeen was accepted at the Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes de San Jorge, the prestigious fine art school in Barcelona. Before graduating from the Belles Artes, he gave his first solo exhibition at Galleries Layetana in Barcelona in 1957. Alvar also won the Bolsa de Viaje Alhambra de Granada, a summer scholarship study trip to Granada. At age 18, Alvar entered a painting in a competition for the Young Painters Prize sponsored by the City of Barcelona. His painting won the grand prize and it is now in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art, Barcelona, Spain. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        RN: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon

      Grosset & Dunlap, New York 1978 - First Edition. AN IMPORTANT ASSOCIATION COPY: GENEROUSLY INSCRIBED BY RICHARD NIXON TO IRVING "SWIFTY" LAZAR, LEGENDARY HOLLYWOOD TALENT AGENT WHO, INCREDIBLY, ALSO REPRESENTED NIXON IN HIS POST-PRESIDENCY AND PLAYED AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN THE PUBLICATION OF THESE MEMOIRS. A very sharp copy to boot of the 1978 stated 1st printing. Clean and Near Fine in a bright, price-intact, Near Fine dustjacket. Thick octavo, 1,120 pgs. Signed by Author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Gollancz 1978 - Mint condition. , from a collector's collection, very rare in such a great condition in protective plastic cover. Flat signed by the author on title page. . This is a true collectible copy of a very scarce book by the now famous author of the "Golden Compass" series. first edition, first printing. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hurlingham Books]
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        The Big Rock Candy Mountain. Signed, Leatherbound Limited Edition, First Thus, with "Notes From the Editors". Charles Reid Illustrations.

      The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA 1978 - Fine; As New. Pristine. See scans and description. Signed, limited 1978 Edition. Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1978. Signed, limited edition and First Edition thus. The scarce, original 22-page "Notes From The Editors" is included. Signed by Wallace Stegner in black ink on the third free endpaper, with tissue guard. Full-color illustrations by Charles Reid, whose soft yet realistic offerings really do reflect the tenor of the novel. Octavo, 733 pp. As New; immaculate, flawless and pristine. See scans. Franklin's lavish leather binding of the Signed, Limited Edition of Stegner's semi-autobiographical epic 1943 novel. Reid's illustrations are original for this edition, and you' wish you could hang them on your wall. Binding is rich russet leather, decorated and imprinted in gilt; spine panels rib divided, All Edges Gilt, russet moire endpapers, and a matching satin page-marker ribbon. The gilt is 22 karat, and the paper is 55-pound High Opaque, specially milled for this volume. The Franklin Library, doing what they did best. As New; pristine and flawless, and protectively archived since arrival; page-marker has in fact never been moved. With the author's newly-contributed "A Special Message to Subscribers from Wallace Stegner" prefacing the novel. Scarce (particularly with the Notes From the Editors, laid-in) and strikingly handsome. Show this one off on the cocktail table; get a market copy to read. See images. l-frnkln3 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Singularity Rare & Fine]
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        Rink, Arno. - "Ikarus".

      . Lithografie / Kreidelithografie, partiell geschabt, 1978. Von Arno Rink. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 39/50. 38,5 x 49,0 cm (Darstellung / Druckbild) / 47,5 x 61,5 cm (Blatt). Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert und datiert. Links Titel und Auflagenbezeichnung. - Ikaros, Sohn des Daidalos, versuchte dem Mythos zufolge mit seinem Vater aus dem Labyrinth des Minotaurus auf Kreta zu fliehen. Seine wachsgetränkten Flügel zerfielen, als er der Sonne zu nah kam. - Tadelloses Blatt. Arno Rink (*1940 Schlotheim/Thüringen - lebt und arbeitet in Leipzig). Deutscher Maler, bedeutender Vertreter der Leipziger Schule. Ab 1958 Kunststudium an der Arbeiter-und-Bauern-Fakultät Dresden. 1961 zunächst erfolglose Bewerbung an der Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig (HGB). 1962-67 Studium an der HGB bei Werner Tübke, Hans Mayer-Foreyt, Harry Blume und Bernhard Heisig. Dann freischaffend in Leipzig tätig. Ab 1969 Aspirant bei Gerhard Eichhorn an der HGB. Ab 1972 Lehrtätigkeit, ab 1975 Dozentur ebenda. 1978-2005 Leiter der Fachklasse für Malerei und Grafik, 1979 Professor sowie 1987-94 Rektor der HGB. 2005 wurde er emeritiert.; 3950.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Himmel]
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        Traces Suspectes en Surface

      West Islip, NY: Universal Limited Art Editions, 1978. First edition. Rauschenberg, Robert. Portfolio with 36 lithographs by Rauschenberg and text by Robbe-Grillet. Printed on specially made Twinrocker paper, with the watermark of the artist's and author's signatures, it comprises 31 pages plus the title page and 4 colophon pages, printed from 37 stones and 27 aluminum plates, numbered [1],1-31, I-IV. 20-1/2 x 26 3/16 inches (52 x 69 cm.) folded. Copy 34 of a total edition of 36, plus 6 A.P. copies (the colophon calls for six, but they are numbered through 7). Signed and dated by Rauschenberg and signed and numbered by Robbe-Grillet on each of the 31 pages, each carries the embossed folio number and publisher's seal. Fine condition in original red cloth clamshell box, designed by the artist, as issued. With two of the original aluminum offset plates on which Robbe-Grillet wrote the text, a set of ten proof pages for the text before illustrations, and a sheet which Robbe-Grillet used for practice, before writing out the manuscript. "Long enamored of French literature and language, Tatyana Grosman attended a lecture by Alain Robbe-Grillet in April 1972. When the writer mentioned Robert Rauschenberg's work, Mrs. Grosman, already aware of stylistic similarities between the two, felt that a collaboration was fated. Two days later, it was underway. During the next four years, Mrs. Grosman sent offset plates to Paris and proofed and translated Robbe-Grillet's text in West Islip; Rauschenberg added images one chapter at a time. The completed pages were sent back to Robbe-Grillet with plates for the next chapter. It soon became clear that Robbe-Grillet was not working in the spirit of sympathetic collaboration but providing a massive text that presented great problems in page design. Rauschenberg responded with images that are much more aloof than in previous books yet responsive to the elegance of the text," Esther Sparks, Universal Limited Art Editions, pp. 447-459.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A Goldwasser Rare Books]
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        Bernard Viglino (von Chavornay ): Composition.Original Oelbild 41x51 cm.

      1978. 41x51 cm. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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      Braamfontein: Ravan Press. 1978. Advance or trial copy of Volume 1, No. 1 of Staffrider, a South African literary journal dedicated to being a popular outlet for writing by and for South Africans of all races and classes, and not just the elite and educated. The title of the journal is taken from "the slang for people hanging outside or on the roof of overcrowded, racially segregated trains," Prints Coetzee's poem "Hero and Bad Mother in Epic." Possibly Coetzee's only published poem. The text block for the magazine is unopened and uncut, currently longer than the covers to which it is laid in, indicating this is an unfinished, unpublished example. This example, which has a date of March 1978 for Volume 1, No. 1, would seem to correct information currently online that the magazine started publishing in 1977. Some foxing to pictorial covers; in all a very good copy, now housed in a folding chemise and slipcase. A special copy of the first issue of an influential South African journal, dating from the apartheid era and part of the movement that eventually ended with the dismantling of apartheid. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Ohne Titel.

      Mönchengladbach 1978. - 20:16 cm. 4 Bl. u. 1 „Brandobjekt" in OPp.-Kassette mit Namensaufdruck in Rot. Aufl. 440 num. Ex. Enthält ein Gedicht von Alexander Blok nebst dem 5 mm dicken Brandobjekt mit in der Mitte horizontal verlaufendem Magnesiumstab. Die Kassette entstand nach Entwurf des Künstlers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: M + R Fricke]
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      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1978. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo; black and white photo-illustrated wrappers, with titles printed in gold on spine and front panel; 202pp, [3]; illus. Inscribed by Smith on the half-title page in a contemporary hand: "To Pavlov / Radio Ethiopium / Patti Smith." Additionally inscribed on the title page: "For Pavlov / Love always, Lenny Kaye / PSG." Faint crease at left edge of front wrapper, with some light rubbing to extremities; Near Fine. An early book of Smith's poems, prose, lyrics, and drawings, issued simultaneously in cloth and wrappers. While signed copies of this title turn up with some regularity, those with contemporary inscriptions are scarce, and this is the only copy of this title we have seen additionally inscribed by Lenny Kaye.

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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        Precedence and Arrow Networking Techniques for Construction

      John Wiley & Sons, 1978. Paperback. New. SKU: MM-60134157; EAN: 9780471041238

      [Bookseller: Media Mall]
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        The Lovelorn Astronomer

      G.K. Hall and Marquis Who's Who, Inc., (Boston) 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA (Lopezbooks)]
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        Iran Bastan Museum. Oriental Ceramics, The World's Greatest Collections Vol. 4. Introduction Firouz Bagherzadeh.

      Tokyo: Kodansha, 1978 - 317 S. 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. ja Gewicht in Gramm: 3550 Mit zahlr. auch farb. Abb. Originalleinen in Leinenfaltschachtel.

      [Bookseller: Fundus-Online GbR Borkert SchwarzZerfaß]
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        Isamu Noguchi

      Abbeville Press, New York 1978 - Black cloth (hard cover) in mylar protected dust-jacket, (34 cm.). 334 pages; w/ Notes, Chronology, Select bibliography, Exhibitions, Awards, Picture credits, and Index; color illustrations. Stands as the definitive mongraph on the noted American sculpture, Noguchi. This unique copy INSCRIBED by Noguchi on half-title page "To Helen Cullinan / with great appreciation / Isamu Noghuchi (signed and dated Jan. 24, '79). Helen Cullinan was the long time art critic of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. A clean, tight copy in a lightly worn jacket. Size: Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Paris: Clivages, 1978. Fine. Clivages, Paris 1978, 14,5x20,5cm, broché. - First edition of the French translation by André du Bouchet, one of 50 numbered copies on Arches paper paper, leading copy. this copy performs well, frontispiece, original etching by Gisèle Celan-Lestrange. Gisèle Celan-signatures Lestrange and André du Bouchet colophon. Very nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française établie par André du Bouchet, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches, tirage de tête.Notre exemplaire comporte bien, en frontispice, l'eau-forte originale de Gisèle Celan-Lestrange. Signatures de Gisèle Celan-Lestrange et de André du Bouchet au colophon. Très bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The World According to Garp. A Novel. With proof copy.

      New York: E. P. Dutton, 1978 - 2 volumes, octavo. Original blue cloth-backed yellow boards, titles to spine gilt, red endpapers, edges uncut. With the dust jacket. Top edge lightly foxed; an excellent copy in the slightly rubbed jacket. Proof copy with sunned spine, wrappers a little soiled, top edge lightly foxed. First edition, first printing, signed by the author on the half-title. The proof copy is inscribed by the author on the half-title: "Dear Linda Stevens, have a nice life - John Irving." With publicity materials laid-in.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The World According to Garp (SIGNED Plus SIGNED MOVIE TIE-INS)

      Dutton, New York 1978 - 1st Edition/1st Printing (complete number lineon cp page). SIGNED by author on ffep.: "For Dan--- John Irving". Small sticker decal residue on inside cover. DJ lightly rubbed with light shelf edge wear. Crease on front inside DJ flap. $10.95 price present on DJ flap. Bro-Dart protected. Also includes laid-in a small B&W Photo SIGNED and inscribed by ROBIN WILLIAMS (T.S. Garp); a small color Photo SIGNED and inscribed by SWOOZIE KURTZ (The Hooker); a image on bonded paper of original Garp movie poster SIGNED by MARY BETH HURT (Helen Holm); a small B&W photo SIGNED by PETER MICHAEL GOETZ (John Wolfe); and a B&W photo from magazine SIGNED by JOHN LITHGOW (Roberta Muldoon). Winner of the National Book Award. A unique signed copy with signed movie tie-ins for the Irving--Garp fan or collector. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Montemarano]
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        The Collected Letters of Thomas Hardy. Seven volumes

      Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1978-88 (1978). First edition.. Hardback. Tall 8vo. (9.25 x 6.25 inches). Vol. 1. 1840-1892, ISBN. 0198124708. Vol. 2. 1893-1901, ISBN. 0198126190. Vol. 3. 1902-1908, ISBN. 0198126204. Vol. 4. 1909-1913, ISBN. 0198126212. Vol. 5. 1914-1919, ISBN. 0198126220. Vol. 6. 1920-1925, ISBN. 0198126239. Vol. 7. 1926-1927, with addenda, corrigenda, and general index, ISBN 0198126247. Publisher's blue cloth gilt. Printed d/w, 6 volumes not clipped, Vol 2 clipped, trifle shelf-wear. Personal bookplate to every front pastedown. Small burn mark to fore-edge of front free endpaper to Vols 4 and 5, just affecting adjacent pages. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. A Near Fine set in like dustwrappers. Heavy books, requiring eye-watering and prohibitive amounts of extra postage overseas. Too heavy for some territories. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books P.B.F.A.]
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      1978 - 29,5 x 23,7 bzw. ca. 91 x 77 cm. 2 Blatt Farbserigraphien auf Velinkarton. Jeweils signiert. Ex. 111 / 200 bzw. 183 / 300. 29,5 x 23,7 bzw. ca. 91 x 77 cm. Werktäglicher Versand. Jede Lieferung m. ordentl. Rechnung und ausgew. MwSt. Der Versand erfolgt als Büchersendung / Einschreiben mit der Deutschen Post bzw. als Päckchen / Paket mit DHL. Die Lieferzeit ist abhängig von der Versandart und beträgt innerhalb Deutschlands 3-5 Tage, in der EU 5 - 12 Tage. 0 Gewicht in Gramm: 550 2 Bl. Farbserigraphien auf Velinkarton [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Suttree (Uncorrected Proof)

      Random House, New York 1978 - This is the scarce Uncorrected Proof of the McCarthy's novel Suttree. In dark red wraps, publisher label taped on the front cover mentioning "February 1979" as date of publication. Pages white and free of any marks, minimal edgewear or spots of discoloration, slight double impression on front cover, "Suttree - McCarthy (Random)" written in pen on the spine. Suttree was published at the beginning of 1979 in a short print run of 5,000 copies about half of which were sold, the others remaindered. This proof was issued some months before, in the autumn of 1978 and, accordingly to the short fun of the first edition, very few copies were put out mainly for review purposes. It is the earliest format for this title available though known typescripts are early drafts reside in the Witliff Collections at Texas State University. As far as I know, only two copies, including this one, have come to auction in the last thirty five years (no one registered by APBC). A fast survey of seven prominent book dealer catalogs showed just one copy in the past thirty years. The only other copy I could locate was listed at $45 at the end of 1978 in the important catalogue "American Fiction of the 1960's" issued by Peter B. Howard, Serendipity Books owner. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        RESEARCH SERIES XXVI [cover title]. By Hermann [sic] de Vries

      [Neuchâtel]: Editions Media, March 1978.. Quarto (9.5 x 9.5"; 24 x 24 cm). Loose sheets, enclosed in plain stiff card envelope. Envelope a bit smudged, otherwise fine. First edition. A sequence of nine original serigraphs (some in color) with explanatory text by the artist. One of only fifty copies, with each serigraph signed and numbered in pencil on the verso by de Vries. OCLC locates only the copy at the BN. OCLC: 469670123.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Ludwig von Mises, Notes and Recollections

      USA: Libertarian Press. Hardcover. 0910884048 181 pages. Index. Warmly signed and inscribed atop half-title page by Margit von Mises, author of the Foreword, to her friend, Ruth Matthews. Ms. Matthews was the wife of Dr. J.B. Matthews, "foremost Communist fellow traveler of the early 1930s, who by the end of that decade was the chief investigator for the Dies Committee... Matthews had been converted from socialism partly by reading Mises's 'Socialism'" - Murray Rothbard. Publisher's promotional slip and Ms. von Mises' unsigned 'Compliments of' card laid in, plus a 1978 Wall St. Journal clipping bearing a review of this book. Minimal light pencil markings to contents. Light overall wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A lovely addition to the collection of any adherent of the Austrian School. . Very Good. 1978. First Edition.

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        Andy Warhol

      Bern: Bentelli Verlag, 1978. Stray unobtrusive pen strike to the bottom edge, else fine in a near fine jacket marred only by a small stain visible at the top edge of the verso.. First Edition. Quarto. SIGNED by Warhol and briefly inscribed: "to Robyn Andy Warhol". 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.

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        Mao Tsetung. Photographien. Deutsche Ausgabe. Zusammengestellt von Redaktion Photographie in China.

      Peking. Verlag für Volkskunst. 1978. 200 Seiten. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. 32 x 37,5 cm, Leinen mit Schutzumschlag im Schuber. - Sehr guter Zustand. Wohl ungelesen. Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History Volume I, S. 185. Parr/WassinkLundgren, The Chinese Photobook S. 248-251..

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        Philipp Franz Von Sebold's Ukiyo-e Collection (3 Volume set in Original Clamshell cases) in Original Shipping Cartons

      Tokyo; (1978): Kodansha. Folio. In three volumes. The Ukiyo-e or Pictures of the Floating World is a uniquely Japanese art form. This set is a marvelous representation of Sebold's outstanding collection of Japanese woodblock art. Captions in Japanese & English to over 500 full page color plates, some foldingwith . Each volume bound in white cloth, blocked in brown, lettering gilt and blind, housed within publisher's orange clamshell cases. Clamshell to volume one rubbed jsut a bit to front panel. A nearly pristine set in original shipping cartons. An essential reference for the colector of woodblock prints from this period.

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      (NEWTON, HELMUT). Behr, Edward. HELMUT NEWTON: SLEEPLESS NIGHTS - SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER. Signed by the Photographer. New York: Congreve Publishing Company, Inc., 1978. First Edition. 4to. Cloth in Pictorial Dust Jacket. Photography Monograph. Near Fine/Near Fine. np, profusely illustrated in b&w. Text in English. Designed by Fritz Hofrichter of Olaf Leu Company. Published in 1978, "Sleepless Nights" was the much-anticipated successor to Helmut Newton' taboo-breaking "White Women". It features a brief essay by "Newsweek" editor Edward Behr accompanied by a selection of the master's transgressive seventies fashion editorial work featuring Patti Hansen, Lisa Taylor, Beverly Johnson, Paloma Picasso, Suzy Dyson, Jane Kirby, Jenny Kapitain, Suze Randall, Andy Warhol, and many others. Included are the iconic "Saddle", "At Maxim's", and "Mannequin" pictures as well as several of the New York rooftop images Newton shot for the work of Faye Dunaway's photographer character in "The Eyes of Laura Mars". A most handsome example of the 1978 first edition (cited on page 254 of Alessandro Bertolotti's "Books of Nudes") additionally BOLDLY SIGNED "Helmut Newton" in black ink across the half title page. 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. 0-930186-00-1 Inventory Number: 024399

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        Sleepless Nights

      New York: Congreve,, 1978. Introduction by Edward Behr. Quarto. Original black cloth, titles to spine white, purple endpapers. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in the bright, crisp jacket. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the artist on the title page to the Hollywood reporter, George Christy, "For George Christy - Mr. Hollywood - Affectionately, Helmut Newton. Beverley Hills, 15.12.1979.

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        Whistle [Signed]

      Delacorte Press, 1978, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: near fine, First editionA Very Good copy of the first trade edition (an unsigned Franklin Library edition also was published), first printing (spine head partially pushed, tiny corner wear, topstain mildly faded, some foxing to the closed page block's edges), in a Near Fine to Fine dust jacket (some mild fading), SIGNED BY WILLIE MORRIS on the half-title; the third installment of James Jones' War Trilogy ["From Here to Eternity"; "The Thin Red Line"; "Whistle"] of which he wrote "It will say just about everything I have ever had to say, or will ever have to say, on the human condition of war and what it means to us, as against what we claim it means to us." Knowing that he was dying of congestive heart failure and unable to complete "Whistle", Jones discussed the novel with his friend Willie Morris and left copious notes so that he, Morris, could complete the novel after Jones' death. Jones died in 1977, Willie Morris completed the novel for his friend, and the work was published in 1978, telling the story of four wounded South Pacific soldiers brought back to America on a hospital ship and then taken to a Military Hospital in Tennessee where much of the story takes place. In our experience, copies signed by Morris are not at all common. A Very Good copy, SIGNED BY WILLIE MORRIS. SCARCE.

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        L'inconnu sur la terre EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Paris: Gallimard, 1978. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1978, 15x22,5cm, broché. - First edition, one of 36 numbered copies on Arches paper, only large paper copy with all 26 Holland papere.Bel margins. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 36 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches, seuls grands papiers avec 26 Hollande. Bel exemplaire à toutes marges.

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        The World According to Garp

      New York: A Henry Robbins Book. E.P. Dutton, 1978. First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Yellow boards, black cloth spine. Very fine copy in fine dust jacket. Beautiful copy of the author's most famous book. First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Made into a movie in 1982.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Ludwig Von Mises, Notes and Recollections

      Libertarian Press, 1978, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition, Signed, Illustrated By: Vogel, EvelynSize: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 181 pages. Index. Warmly signed and inscribed atop half-title page by Margit von Mises, author of the Foreword, to her friend, Ruth Matthews. Ms. Matthews was the wife of Dr. J.B. Matthews, "foremost Communist fellow traveler of the early 1930s, who by the end of that decade was the chief investigator for the Dies Committee... Matthews had been converted from socialism partly by reading Mises's 'Socialism'" - Murray Rothbard. Publisher's promotional slip and Ms. von Mises' unsigned 'Compliments of' card laid in, plus a 1978 Wall St. Journal clipping bearing a review of this book. Minimal light pencil markings to contents. Light overall wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A lovely addition to the collection of any adherent of the Austrian School.

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        Die Männer der Pyrrhus UTOPIA Besteller, K. H. Scheer

      Rastatt (Baden) : Pabel, 1978 - 161 S.; ; 18 cm Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Seiten alterbedingt leicht gebräunt. Einband mit kleinen Mängeln K19276 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 120 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel]
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        Die Dame im Spiegel und andere Erzählungen.,

      Frankfurt am Main : Fischer-Taschenbuch-Verlag, 1978 - 169 S. ; 18 cm Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Seiten alterbedingt leicht gebräunt. K18813 ISBN 3596219841 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 90 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Punk Rock: 100 [One Hundred] Nights at The Roxy

      London: Michael Dempsey for Big O Publishing Ltd., 1978. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Derek Ridgers. London: Michael Dempsey for Big O Publishing Ltd., 1978. 96 page paperback. First edition. 11.75" x 8.5" format. §Copiously illustrated with black-and-white photographs throughout, and an eight page section of colour photographs and reproductions. One inch bump/crease to foot of spine. TINY stain to foot of inner margin of last leaf, and corresponding VERY SLIGHT paper loss to foot of pages 92, 93, 94, 95 (see illustrations). No loose pages, no writing or highlighting. §Fragile book: notorious for being poorly manufactured to the point that original copies were seen to be falling apart when being sold brand new in bookshops in 1978; this copy is intact and sound but needs respectful handling - not to be flicked through as if a cheap magazine, otherwise it will meet the same fate. A very good copy.

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        Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking.

      Torrance, CA: Labyrinth Editions 1978 - The Portfolio measures 26 in. x 21 in. This is copy No. 42 of an edition limited to 65 copies. Nine loose folio leaves set out the poem. An tenth page explains the printing history and contains the same information as a prospectus would. And an eleventh page is the colophon, containing among other information the copy number and the signature of Richard Bigus, the creator of this work as part of the Concrete Poetry movement of the late 70s. Grey cloth over boards. The title (repeated over and over in a spiral format) is inset in the front panel. In the original publisher’s shipping carton. As new. The weight is 8 ½ lbs. Postage may be extra on this item. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Valéry Larbaud et la littérature de son temps : actes du colloque de Vichy, 17-19 juin 1977

      C. Klincksieck, Paris 1978 - 22x15cm, 238 pp Full title reads: "Valéry Larbaud et la littérature de son temps : actes du colloque de Vichy, 17-19 juin 1977 [à l'occasion du] XXe anniversaire de la mort de V. Larbaud". Light corner bump. Minor wear. VG. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Pantalon Ouvert., Dramatische Unterhaltungen. Anläßlich der gemeinsamen großen Zeichnung "Die (drei) Künstler" berichten die berühmten Dargestellten über ihre wahren Erlebnisse im Reich der Kunt. Niedergeschrieben von Johannes Grützke unter Mitarbeit von Jan Peter Tripp und Arno Waldschmidt. Karlsbad im April 1978.

      Hamburg, Merlin Verlag, 1978 - 79 Seiten das Buch in sehr guter Erhaltung, eines von 100 handnumerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe, mit je einer numerierten und signierten Originalgrafik von Johannes Grützke, Jan Peter Tripp und Arno Waldschmidt, hier die Nummer 3. Johannes Michael Wilhelm Grützke (* 30. September 1937 in Berlin) ist ein berühmter deutscher Maler, Zeichner, Grafiker und Medailleur. Jan Peter Tripp (* 15. Mai 1945 in Oberstdorf im Allgäu) ist ein berühmter deutscher Maler und Grafiker. Arno Waldschmidt (* 1936 in Kassel) ist ein berühmter deutscher Zeichner und Grafiker. Eine gemeinsame, lebensgroße Aktzeichnung, auf der die drei Künstler Johannes Grützke, Jan Peter Tripp und Arno Waldschmidt einander gegenseitig porträtiert hatten, galt es zu kommentieren. Während eines gemeinsamen Aufenthalts im feudalen Hotel Pupp in Karlsbad, das damals den Namen "Hotel Moskau" führte, entstand ein geistreiches literarisches Werk von weitreichender verschlüsselter Aussagekraft. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 650 Gr.-8°, gebundene Ausgabe, schwarzer Original Pappband mit montiertem Bild auf dem Deckel sowie goldgeprägtem Titel. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Das Meissener Musterbuch für Höroldt-Chinoiserien. Musterblätter aus der Malstube der Meisener Porzellanmanufaktur (Schulz-Codex) - Komentarband + 2 Kassetten

      München, Idion Verlag, 1978 - Text in Deutsch, Englisch, Französisch und Spanisch. - Komentarband mit über 180 SW-Abbildungen. Tafeln: Voll-Faksimile in Fünf- bis Neunfarbigen Lichtdruck. Über 1000 Motive auf 132 Tafeln (je Kassette 66). - Einmalige limitierte Weltauflage von 1500 Exemplaren, hier die Nummer 306. 360 x 500 mm, Komentarband: braune Honanseide in Blockbindung und montiertem Rückenschildchen, 122 Seiten und XVI Tafeln. - Kassetten: ebenfalls mit brauner Honanseide bezogen. , Seideneinbände leicht berieben, Seiten und Tafeln in tadellosem Zustand. 5000 gr

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Werner Eichel]
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