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        The Black Nation: Position of the Revolutionary Communist League (M-L-M) on The Afro-American National Question

      [Newark, New Jersey: no publisher. 1978]. Quarto. 57pp. Stapled photomechanically reproduced sheets with printed stapled wrappers. About very good with wear at the extremities, price sticker, and heavy staining to the front and rear wrapper affecting a few interior pages. Amiri Baraka's personal copy Signed on the first page. The Revolutionary Communist League began as the student led African Liberation Support Committee that changed its name to the Congress of African People in 1972 under the leadership of Baraka with a new focus on Black cultural nationalism. The group adopted Maoism in 1976 and changed its name yet again to the Revolutionary Communist League, generating this document penned by Baraka. By 1980 the group merged with the League of Revolutionary Struggle and it appears this copy is Baraka's attempt shortly thereafter to update their positions.The document contains numerous comments, deletions, and additions in Baraka's hand stating with the title that he has partially crossed out and written "LRS (MC)" above the former organization's name. Throughout he has made various emendations: circling obsolete group names and writing "its demise" next to them; putting question marks or "update" next to different sections; adding in long passages or whole paragraphs to expand particular ideas; and with corrections on nearly every page. While we could not definitively identify whether these corrections were ever put into print as a whole, we suspect parts were likely incorporated into Baraka's polemic "RWH on the Black Liberation Movement: Wrong Again!" published in 1980. Rare. OCLC locates three copies of this publication. .

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      Gregg Press, Boston 1978 - First printings. The complete set of six volumes. An introduction to the series by Sandra Miesel. All fine in fine and bright dust jackets. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Mao Tse Tung. Trentasei poemi e trentasei fiori di carta. Traduzione dal cinese di Renata Pisu.

      1978 - Milano, Franco Maria Ricci, 1978. PRIMA RARA EDIZIONE di questa magnifica monografia di Franco Maria Ricci dedicata a Mao Tse-Tung. In folio grande. Tiratura limitata di 700 copie, la nostra è la 424. Legatura editoriale in piena seta nera Orient con impressioni in oro al piatto e ai dorsi. Il volume è contenuto all'interno del suo elegante cofanetto editoriale. Questa edizione fu impressa a Milano con caratteri Bodoniani e caratteri cinesi su carta a mano azzurra vergata fabbricata appositamente dalle cartiere Milani di Fabriano. La stampa serigrafica delle tavole è stata eseguita nell'atelier del Signor Luigi Castiglioni. L'editore a chi legge: . Non ho mai raggiunto il Catai ma da bambino lo sognavo quando in famiglia mi raccontavano di un antenato, Padre Matteo Ricci, che nel Seicento lo visitò, amò e scrisse. Questo volume è anche un riflesso di quei sogni. Axs [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le odi di Orazio Flacco tradotti in versi toscani dal balì Gregorio redi patrizio aretino e accademico della crusca. Fine secolo XVII

      - [600 Manoscritto -Arezzo](cm. 22 x 16.4) Bella piena pergamena originale. Manoscritto cartaceo verosimilmente autografo vergato in elegante grafia di presentazioine con capilettera ornati e fregi decorativi calligrafici. E' composto da 12 pagine non numerate + 178 pagine numerate a penna in originale. Il titolo è incorniciato da doppio filetto. precede l'indice delle odi tradotte. Le odi sono divise in cinqie libri e terminao a pag. 166. Segue un: " Poema secolare cantato da un coro di donzelle" al termine si legge: "Fine delle odi di Orazio tradotte in versi toscani dal balì Gregorio Redi." segue: Indice delle odi di Orazio per alfabeto. Per notizie sull'autore vedi: Massetani "dizionario biografico degli aretini" n°2968 e per confronti circa l'autobiografia vedi il codice cartaceo n°278 della biblioteca civica della città di Arezzo, nonchè Mazzantini. Interessante manoscritto del letterato aretino Redi e rilevante per l'importante provenienza dalla famiglia aretina dei signori Funghini. merita uno studio comparativo. Provenienza: Archivio privato di importante famiglia patrizia di Arezzo 1978.[f84] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Disciple in Blue Suede Shoes

      Zondervan Publishing House, Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A. 1978 - Inscribed "Thanks / (signed) Carl Perkins / 5-13-96" on first blank page in black ink. Carl Perkins was born April 9, 1932 in Lake County, Tennessee. His recordings for Sun Records, along with Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley, stand as some of the most influential music ever recorded. "Blue Suede Shoes" released in 1956, was the first record to simultaneously top the country, pop, and R & B charts. Later, his brand of rockabilly music inspired a new generation of musicians including the Beatles, who recorded many of his songs including "Matchbox" and "Honey Don't". He received a Grammy Award for the 1986 album "Class of '55" recorded with Cash, Lewis, and Roy Orbison. That same year he received a Career Achievement Award from the Academy of Country Music. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. Minor wear at top and bottom edge area of dust jacket, otherwise in fine condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      George Snow, London 1978 - Twenty individual 11 1/2 x 8 1/4" glossy sheets printed recto only, laid into a black and white printed paper portfolio cover, 20 b&w illustrations. "Mixed Media Montages" is the legendary, and legendarily scarce collaborative publication featuring the punk-era collage/montage work of Jon Savage, Linder Sterling, Edward Bell, Ian Pollock, and George Snow. "Jon Savage is the noted author of "England's Dreaming" and "Teenage". Linder Sterling is a visual, performance and installation artist represented in the Tate permanent collection. Privately published by Snow in 1978 following the appearance of "The Secret Public", it contains four black and white plates by each of the five participating artists. Those by Linder, Snow and Pollock are stamped in ink on the rear of the sheets A internally bright and crisp example of this early and influential punk rarity showing some overall wear, handling and typical creasing along the extremities of the portfolio. 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]

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        Three performances: Dream House (1974), Dream House (1975), The Well-Tuned Piano (1978)

      Marian Zazeela, New York 1978 - Three posters advertising performances composed by and featuring La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela: a set of four September 1978 duet performances of "The Well-Tuned Piano" in 1978 at the Dia Bosendorfer Imperial in New York City; and two performances, from April-May 1974 and March-April 1975, of "Dream House" (at The Kitchen and DIA Art Foundation, respectively, both in New York City) accompanied by "The Theatre of Eternal Music," a collective featuring Jon Hassell on horn, along with voices, projections, "system design," and "psychoacoustics." A centerpiece for the Fluxus movement in terms of design and intent. All three posters Designed by Marian Zazeela. Each of the three posters is SIGNED by Young and Zazeela in pencil at the bottom margin. "Dream House" (1974) measures 11.25 x 14 inches; "Dream House" (1975) measures 11 x 17 inches; and "The Well-Tuned Piano" measures 11 x 14 inches. All three posters Near Fine. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        A Suivre.Du n° 1 au n°239. Série complète.+ 6 Hors-Série.

      Castermann, Paris 1978 - 245 magazines in-4 brochés ( 285x225 mm ).Série complète du n° 1 ( Février 1978 ) au n° 239 ( Décembre 1997 ).Le numéro 239 est le dernier publié et s'appelle A Suivre suite et fin, Arrêt sur images.+ 6 numéros hors Série.- Spécial John Lennon ( 1981 ).- BD. Polar. Noces de sang ( 1981 ).- Spécial Hergé. Vive Tintin ! ( 1983 ).- Architecture de Bande Dessinée. ( 1985 ).- Rythm n' Bulles toute la bande dessinée, toute la musiquee ! ( 1986 ).- Silence, on rêve. Moebius explore la face cachée du rêve avec : Arno, Barbier, Bess, Boucq, Caro, Coutelis, Darrow, Flo, Frank, Geluck, Gorey, Juillard, Liberatore, Mandryka, Marchand, Maruo, Mercedes, Rossi, Rouge, Takayama, Vink, Zou.

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        Willem de Kooning, With 208 plates,

      Abrams, New York, 1978 - New York, Abrams 1978, 30x34 cm, 295 S., OHLwd. m. OU., gut erhalten Sprache: en [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Victor Gollancz, London 1978 - A very fine signed first edition of Philip Pullman's second novel - writing with great visual imagination around the quotation 'Everything is what it seems' when in reality it is not. The book is notable for being the last adult novel written by the author and for the jacket photo showing how Pullman looked with a full head of hair in his early thirties. The very fine book is bound in green cloth boards with gold titles on the spine and appears to be unread. The dust wrapper with the price on the inside flap has no cuts or tears. The book and cover are in very fine condition with a few small mould damp stains on the inside back cover on the top right hand side, hidden by the dust wrapper and evidence of a small label removed from the inside front cover. Galatea was signed by Pullman in his trade mark blue directly on the title page at a UK book festival with the quotation 'Everything is what it seems' underlined in blue also.The 287 page book is published by Gollancz in London as part of their Fantasy Collection and is the first edition, first impression, first printing . Digital photos available. Clear removable film protects the dustwrapper. Shipped by Royal Mail Special Delivery or Airsure with Insurance paid at no additional cost to Abebooks standard shippping rate. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Galatea - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Victor Gollancz Ltd., London 1978 - A beautiful First Printing of this true First Edition copy in Fine condition in alike dust jacket. Little bumping of corners and spine with minute staining on top page edges. Inside clean and tight. SIGNED by AUTHOR Philip Pullman directly on the title page; "Everything is what it seems." So begins Pullman's extraordinary second novel, the story of Martin Browning who loves his wife and who goes to look for her when she disappears. What he cannot know, however, is that his search for the elulsive Catherine will lead him to Valencia and ultimately to South America and that he will find himself in the company of people of all sorts -- both real and unreal. "For Galatea is a romance, to be read in any way that strikes the reader as appropriate -- but always with great enjoyment." (From the cover) First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Babaouo - DELUXE COPY illustrated with an original ETCHING and 7 WOODCUTS by DALI

      Centre Culturel de Paris, Paris 1978 - - PRESENTATION : in-4 bound with a red leather decorated cover, with case. - ILLUSTRATED : with Decorative leather bound designed by Dali & the inside cover is a pochoir by Dali & one original drypoint etching by Dali (printed in Atelier Jean Cappelle) & seven plate signed woodcuts by Dali (printed in Atelier Mathan). - LIMITED : 395 copies, this one n° 245 on Arches & one of the very few copy with the editor leather bound. - REFERENCES : Catalog raisonne Field 78-2 (p. 117) & Catalog raisonne Michler & Lopsinger 932 (etching) 1543 to 1549 (woodcuts). - PAPER : Arches vellum. - SIZE : 11 x 15". - CONDITION : Excellent - Small deffects to the spine. ASK FOR EXTRA PICTURES [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      McClelland & Stewart,, Toronto 1978 - Cohen, Leonard. DEATH OF A LADY'S MAN. LONG GALLEY PROOFS. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1978. Tall galleys produced by ACCTEXT, Toronto. 114 unbound 8" 1/2 x 14" sheets representing 138 final pages [ + 3 pages supplied in duplicate]. A very rare state. Few galleys were produced strictly for the publisher's & author's use. In near fine condition. [29719] $1750 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Herreissend die Zukunft. Zum 20. Jahrestag der kubanischen Revolution. 9 Originalholzschnitte von HAP Grieshaber. Text von Volker Braun.

      Frankfurt, Büchergilde Gutenberg, 1978 - 2° (48 x 36 cm), 2 bl. (Text), 9 Orig.-Holzschnitte, Mappe m losen Blatt in Kartschuber, Mappe tadell, Schuber etwas lädiert (= Grafik-Edition III). Herausgegeben von Lothar Lang und Hans Marquardt. EA. mit 9 ganzseitigen, signierten Originalholzschnitten. Im Impressum num. 143 von 300 Exempl. und vom Künstler nochmals signiert.Gesamtgestaltung: Friederike Pondelik. Westteilauflage (Nr. 76- 150) zusammen mit dem Verlag Philipp Reclam jun., Leipzig, DDR herausgegeben. 3000 gr.

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        Sonnet VII" from Vingt-deux poèmes by Jean Cassou

      St. Gallen: Erker, 1978. Color lithograph from 1968. (Galfetti, 175). One of 150 hand signed and numbered impressions on Rives. 23.4 x 17.7 cm.; double page size 39.5 x 29 cm. (Lithographed text by Cassou on a facing page.) Part of portfolio, our ID# 07-0191. Inquire about availability of individual prints.

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        Vingt-deux poèmes

      St. Gallen: Erker, 1978. With 22 original graphics by Bill, Calder, Capogrossi, Chagall (M. 475), Dix, Dorazio, Ernst, Hajdu, Hartung, Lam, Masson, Miró (D. 1027), Nay, Poliakoff (S. 78), Santomaso, Soulages, Tanning, Tàpies, Tobey, Vieira da Silva, Wotruba, Zadkine. Edition of 150 numbered copies. Format: 39.5 x 29 cm. All the graphics are hand signed and numbered by the artists except the Chagall, Ernst and Tanning.

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        Une rose glacée" from Vingt-deux poèmes by Jean Cassou

      St. Gallen: Erker, 1978. Color lithograph. (Mourlot no. 321 from 1968.) One of 150 hand numbered impressions on Rives. 23.4 x 17.7 cm.; double page size 39.5 x 29 cm. Lithographed text by Cassou on a facing page. Part of portfolio, our ID# 07-0191. Inquire about availability of individual prints.

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      Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1978. First Franklin Library signed limited edition. "Special Message" by Vonnegut for this edition. Illustrated by Alan E. Cober. Gilt-stamped leather-covered baords, all edges gilt, satin pagemarker. Tissue insert for the signed leaf. Issued without dustjacket. 22pp "Notes from the Editors" booklet laid in as issued. Includes the publisher's stiff paper slipcase with gold foil seal and foam packing spine protector. The seal has been lifted and has touch of use at one corner; otherwise the slipcase is in Fine condition. The book is an unread copy in Fine condition. Signed by Author. Hardcover. Illus. by Alan E. Cober. 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

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        Enfoncer le mot" from Vingt-deux poèmes by Jean Cassou.

      St. Gallen: Erker. 1978 - Lithograph. One of 150 hand signed and numbered impressions on Rives. 23.4 x 17.7 cm.; double page size 39.5 x 29 cm. (Lithographed text by Cassou on a facing page.) Part of portfolio, our ID# 07-0191. Inquire about availability of individual prints. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Urs Lüthi. (Katalog der Ausstellungen): Museum Folkwang, Essen - Galerie Isy Brachot, Bruxelles - Galerie Stadler, Paris - Galerie und Edition Stähli, Zürich,

      Zürich, 1978.. 35x24,5 cm. 140 n.n. S. Illustriert. Originalpappband mit Leinwandrücken.. Originalausgabe. - 1/100 numerierten und signierten Exemplare der nicht erwähnten Vorzugsausgabe und einem auf 20 numerierten C-Print. (Bildgrösse 18,5 x 9,5 cm). Mit einem Nachwort von Zdenek Felix in Deutsch, Englisch und Französisch.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Thierstein]
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        Faksimile - [H]Ortus sanitatis. Ortus sanitatis. De herbis et plantis. De animalibus et reptilibus. De auibus et volatilibus. De piscibus et natatilibus. De lapidibus et in terre venis nascentibus. De urinis et earum speciebus. Tabula medicinalis cum directorio generali per omnes tractatus. (Reprint, 2 Bde.).

      Würzburg, Edition Georg Popp, 1978 - 4°, o. P. (ca. 180 u. 120 Bl.), ca 1000 Holzschnitt-Abb., Kart. m. Rückenschildchen in Schmuckschuber., Tadellos. EA dieses Reprints. Ex. Nr. 46 der 500 Ex. der Vorzugsausgabe (ohne Nachweis einer Normalausgabe). Eines der ersten gedruckten Herbarien (das Original befindet sich in der Civica Biblioteca di Bergamo und stammt aus dem Jahr 1511. Druckort ist Venedig.). Der Text wie auch die Illustrationen bezogen sich nicht auf die Natur sondern auf frühere Handschriften die ursprünglich von antiken Quellen abgeschrieben wurden. 5100 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        After Summer

      The Deerfield Press, Old Deerfield, Massachussetts 1978 - 1st Edition. Signed/limited edition, limited to 250 copies. Book is fine; slightest shelf wear to dustwrapper, else fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The World According to Garp [SIGNED FIRST PRINTING]

      E P Dutton, New York, New York, U.S.A. 1978 - A very handsome First Edition, First Printing inscribed by the author on the title page "To Allan/John Irving". This book won the 1980 National Book Award and was the basis for the 2001 film stariring Robin Williams and John Litgow. In wonderful condition in gold and navy cloth & boards with only natural toning and roughness to the page edges as is typical of this edition. With number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. 437 pp. The navy blue dustjacket is complete with the original price ($10.95) and "0478" on the back panel. In fine condition but for touches of wear on the edges and back panels. In protective archival plastic cover. John Irving is one of America's best known authors whose other works include " The 158-pound Marriage," "Setting Free the Bears," "A Prayer for Owen Meany," "The Cider House Rules," and "A Widow for One Year." Parrish Books guarantees all signatures as authentic. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The World According to Garp

      E. P Dutton, New York 1978 - John Irving's iconic novel, The World according to Garp, is an imagined one populated by great characters, great histories and a great story. Robin Williams stared in the story of Garp, named after his never known father by his to say the least, eccentric mother, nurse Jenny Fields, and the lives of the multitudes of characters, from schoolteachers and whores, wrestlers and radicals, editors and assassins, transsexuals and rapists, husbands and wives. Book is flawless unmarked and unread. Jacket would be perfect accept for one scratch on front. Jacket with Irvings picture on verso with 0478 code. Jacket is unclipped ($10.95) The author has boldly signed his name on the half-title page. Book is protected in Mylar. This is a wonderful important collectible. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        World According to Garp (inscribed copy)

      E P Dutton 1978 - First edition, first printing, of this novel filmed in 1982 by George Roy Hill, starring Robin Williams, Mary Beth Hurt, Glenn Close, octavo, 437 pages, inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpage, fine copy in fine dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: alain marchet]
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      Black Sparrow 1978 - SIGNED LIMITED EDITION with an ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING by Charles Bukowski. This is copy number 60 of 75 copies printed and SIGNED by the author. A spectacular copy of this rare edition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with only a hint of wear to the edges. The pages are clean, with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this true first edition in collector's condition. We buy SIGNED Bukowski First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Every Good Boy Deserves Favor: A Play for Actors and Orchestra and Professional Foul: A Play for Television

      London: Faber & Faber. (1978). First. Uncorrected proof. Unprinted tan wrappers. Fine. Signed by the author. An exceptionally uncommon title in this format, especially signed. .

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        Galatea - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1978. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0575024984 . A beautiful First Printing of this true First Edition copy in Fine condition in alike dust jacket. Little bumping of corners and spine with minute staining on top page edges. Inside clean and tight. SIGNED by AUTHOR Philip Pullman directly on the title page; "Everything is what it seems." So begins Pullman's extraordinary second novel, the story of Martin Browning who loves his wife and who goes to look for her when she disappears. What he cannot know, however, is that his search for the elulsive Catherine will lead him to Valencia and ultimately to South America and that he will find himself in the company of people of all sorts -- both real and unreal. "For Galatea is a romance, to be read in any way that strikes the reader as appropriate -- but always with great enjoyment." (From the cover) .

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        Korallengärten [SIGNED & INSCRIBED]

      List Verlag (1978), München - Lg. 4to. 223pp. Blue cloth in original dust jacket. Inscribed by author on half-title "Rosemarie Scharmweber herzlich gewidmet Leni Riefenstahl 1981." A delightful book with stunning underwater photography by Leni Riefenstahl. Riefenstahl started scuba diving in her seventies and because of a fear of not being accepted as a student told her diving instructor that she was in her sixties when she signed up to get certified. The book is profusely illustrated with full-and double page color photographs of marine life such as lion and parrot fish, tube sponges, star and fire coral. The pictures were taken off the coast of Kenya, the Red Sea and the Caribbean. Contents also include chapters on how the author was introduced to diving and her experience getting certified. Text in German. Dj in near fine, book in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Inland Printer, Volumes 44-165 (1909-1970) and 83 single issues (1970-1978)

      The Inland Printer Company, Chicago 1978 - Periodicals. Large quartos. A consecutive run of bound volumes 44-165 (October 1909-September 1970), and 83 loose issues in wrappers (from 1970-1978) of *The Inland Printer*, one of the most influential magazines in the printing, engraving, and graphic arts. Throughout the 20th Century, the *IP* was known for its innovative typography and design, its historical surveys of leading figures and movements, and its many articles on current practices and technical innovations in the field.The issues from the 1910s to the 1930s feature art nouveau and modern covers by leading Chicago-based designers and illustrators such as Oswald Cooper, Gordon Ertz, Carl Scheffler, Carl S. Junge, and Frederick Trezise, among others, and include two by Will Bradley, famous for introducing distinct arts & crafts themes to American graphic design. In 1928, when J.L. Frazier became editor, and continuing on up through the 1960s, *IP* published articles, monthly columns, and correspondence relating to hand and machine composition, typography, advertising, and design by Frazier, Henry Lewis Bullen, Douglas McMurtrie, and others, including Frederic W. Goudy. Alexander S. Lawson, America's most influential typographer after World War II, published over 150 articles from 1954-1966 in his monthly column "Composing Room," along with other contributions.Volumes 44-103 in quarter cloth and dark blue cloth boards, volumes 104-158 in full beige linen cloth, volumes 159-165 (and 167) in buckram, all with the original pictorial covers bound in. Many volumes contain full-page and tipped-in color plates, type and design specimen sheets, printed paper specimen sheets, and advertisement supplements at the front and rear of each issue. Overall a handsome, very good ex-library set with a small bookplate or ink stamp on the front pastedowns, small ink stamp on the front covers or first text page, and perforated stamps to some of the full-page and tipped-in plates in the earlier volumes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hali - The International Magazine of Antique Carpet and Textile Art, Complete Set #1-175

      1978-2013, London 1978 - Set of Hali Magazine issues Volume 1 #1 to #175. The average issue is 200 pages and is profusely illustrated in color. ; 300 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      University of Toronto Press 1978 - Blue cloth covered boards have short tear in fabric along front gutter at lower edge, lower edge of verso of FFEP & half title page has 3 small mountain-shaped stains ranging from just under ¼ inch to 5/8 inch tall - darker on FFEP verso. DJ lightly worn with fine creases & small areas of scuffing at head & heel of spine/tips of corners, spine sun faded. DJ now protected in clear archival cover. Scans available. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      University of Toronto Press 1978 - 8-1/2 x 11 Cloth in DJ; 442pp; Slight scuffing, small mark & a tiny bit of edgewear to DJ, DJ protected by mylar sleeve, decorated endpapers, text unmarked, binding is tight, Near Fine/VG- condition. Unique, comprehensive reference work presents a complete history of geared planetary machines from Archimedes to present-day astronomical clocks based on personal examination of numerous machines, instruments and clocks in Europe and North America, as well as on study of the scientific literature. Includes bibliography and over 300 illustrations. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        10 serigraphies 14 cm x 100 cm. 1978.

      Editions Media, Neuchatel, Switzerland, 1978. - Set of prints. 10 plates, silkprints in black on white cardboard "schoellershammer" + 1 plate printed black on white paper: title-colophon. Loose, in the original wooden box-slipcase, part of the work. Plates: 14x100 cm. Wooden box : 20x106.2x4.5 cm. Edition: 80 copies, numbered and signed in black pencil on each of the 10 plates, in the lower margin, by F. Morellet. More pictures available on demand. Work developing in 10 plates, at the rythm of a mathematical progression. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        FINI Leonor - Fêtes Secretes

      Editions du Regard 1978 - FINI Leonor Fêtes Secretes Année de publication : avr 1978 Sujet : Monographie & catalogue Auteur : Jean Claude Dedieu Editeur : Editions du Regard Imprimeur : L' Imprimerie Moderne Du Lion, Paris Tirage : Numérotée : 32/200 Pages : 148 p. dont 128 p. num. sur Papier Vélin (mat) Signature : Manuscrite au Marqueur (feutre) Formats : inch cm Iconographie : Photo-portrait de l’artiste en frontispice. 73 photogravures, Hors-texte, pleine page et double page, la plupart avec verso vierge. 8 photogravures In-texto. Reliure : Cartonnage dur, épais toilé, couleur gris clair, titrage sur le dos. Jaquette avec petite illustration et titrages Ouvrage broché et dos toilé. État : Description état : Légères salissures de la reliure, jaquette et intérieur très frais. Description : « L’édition courante est de 5000 exemplaires. Il a été tiré 200 exemplaires marqués de 1 à 200 accompagnés de 4 gravures 65x50 cm de Leonor Fini qui constituent l’édition originale ». 11 pages de présentation de l’œuvre de l’artiste par J.C. Dedieu. Cet exemplaire ne comprend pas de gravure. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        BABBAGE (Charles) On Some New Methods of Investigating the Sums of Several Classes of Infinite Series, pp. 249-282; Presented within the complete volume of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Vol 109.

      - * "Babbage brings his great powers of inventiveness to this subject [i.e., infinite series] but like many of his contemporaries, appeared insensitive to problems arising out of convergence, and accepted unquestioningly several absurd results" (Dubbey 1978, 135-36). Van Sinderen 1980, no. 11. Origins of Cyberspace 23. Presented within the complete volume of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Vol 109, Parts I and II (complete), bound in one volume for 1819, comprising, vi, 517, (8)pp large quarto, with 19 engraved plates (some folding), library cloth with a neat unlinked library name stamp on general title, foot of last leaves and occasionally elsewhere, also an inked library stamp verso title and occasionally repeated, a good copy, London, Bulmer, sold by Nicol, printers to the Royal Society,1819. * A FULL LIST OF CONTENTS OF THIS VOLUME SENT ON REQUEST. Other papers include: BREWSTER (David) On the Laws Which Regulate the Absorption of Polarised Light by Doubly Refracting Crystal, pp.11-28; WITH: On the Action of Crystallized Surfaces upon Light, pp.145-160; DAVY (H.) Some Observations on the Formation of Mists in Particular Situations, pp.123-131; SABINE (Edward) Observations on the Dip and Variation of the Magnetic Needle, and on the Intensity of the Magnetic Force; Made during the Late Voyage in Search of a North West Passage, pp.132-144; JACOB (Arthur) An Account of a Membrane in the Eye, Now First Described, pp. 300-307 GARRISON-MORTON # 1491: "Jacob's membrane - the layer of the retina containing the rods and cones."

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        AVEDON: PHOTOGRAPHS 1947-1977.

      Farrar, Straus & Giroux, NY 1978 - Folio, 162 photos. Fine, as new in pictorial boards with printed acetate dw. SIGNED and dated 1978, the year of publication. Published in conjunction with a retrospective exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      - Paris, C. J. Liesenberg, 1978. En feuilles : 54x76 cm. Préface de Michel Tournier. Ouvrage essentiellement constitué de 12 lithographies originales de Doutreleau consacrées au delta du Rhône, tirées sur les presses de l'atelier Mourlot, toutes numérotées au crayon. Coffret en pleine toile brune. Minimes et discrètes traces d'usage sur le coffret, sinon ensemble en excellent état et de toute beauté. Un des 150 exemplaires numérotés (n° 18). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La rosa verticale. 11 acquaforti di Ercole Pignatelli.

      G. Upiglio,, Milano 1978 - (35x46,5 cm), pp. 56 a quartini sciolti con 11 grandi acquaf. orig. firmate. Tirat. di 99 esempl. firmati al colophon dall'artista, dall'autore e dallo stampatore + altri XXV. Ottimo "livre d'artiste" mirabilmente illustrato con i sensuali e provocanti nudi di Ercole Pignatelli (Lecce 1935). Edizione originale di R. Carrieri, Gambetti-Vezzosi, p. 114. Sull'artista, e su questo libro in particolare, cfr., Jentsch, I libri d'artista italiani del Novecento, p. 270-271. Bross. edit. con tit. stampati a secco in copert., in artistico cofanetto in tela con incisioni ai piatti coperti da una rete rosa, opera di Giovanni De Stefanis.

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        Interview -- January 1978, Vol. IX, No.1

      Interview Enterprises, New York 1978 - Magazine. 62pp. Folio with vertical fold as issued. Near fine with a touch of wear at one corner, slightly toned pages, and a few scattered folds. Signed by Warhol on the front wrap. This issue features a classic cover image of Truman Capote and a lengthy interview of the author by Warhol with several interior photos. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Green Beads

      Albondocani Press, New York 1978 - First edition. Stapled wrappers. Slightest sunning at the spine, still a fine copy. Prospectus for the edition laid in. Copy letter C of 26 lettered copies Signed by Gorey, and reserved for the use of the author and publisher. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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