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        THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GARP

      New York: E. P. Dutton, (1978). First Edition. Hardcover. Book has a small sunned area at the base of the spine. Dustwrapper quite nice with mild edgewear. Owner name and date at the top of the front free endpaper. Near Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper. National Book Award winner, made into a successful film. INSCRIBED "For Jerry" and boldly SIGNED on the half title page by the author, quite uncommon as such. Irving's signature, unfortunately, like Capote's and a few others, is often forged so what appear to be bargains are usually costly mistakes.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        The World According to Garp

      New York: Dutton, 1978.. The advance reading copy of the first edition of the author's breakthrough novel. Octavo. Original wrappers. Signed by the author, who has added the words, "In [The World According to Garp], we are all terminal cases John Irving." A good copy that shows some sunning to the spine, some soiling to the cover and top edge. A nice inscription.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        CHAGALL LITHOGRAPHE VOLUMES I, II, III AND IV + CHAGALL AFFICHES - DELUXE 1978 JAPANESE FIVE VOLUME SET (COMPLETE)

      (CHAGALL, MARC). Cain, Julien, Fernand Mourlot, Charles Sorlier, Robert Marteau, Roger Passeron, Leopold Sedar Senghor, Jean Adhemar & Marc Chagall. CHAGALL LITHOGRAPHE VOLUMES I, II, III AND IV + CHAGALL AFFICHES - DELUXE 1978 JAPANESE FIVE VOLUME SET (COMPLETE). Tokyo: Publishers 2000 Inc., 1978. First Japanese Editions 1/1000. 4to. Illustrated Boards in Slipcase. Catalogues Raisonné. As New/As New. 256 + 244 + 216 + 224 + 232pp, profusely illustrated in b&w and color. Text in Japanese and French. This is a spectacularly preserved example of the 1978 Japanese five volume set comprised of the first four installments of the catalogue raisonné of the lithographic work plus the raisonné of the posters by the renowned late French (by way of Russia) master of Judaic imagery, Marc Chagall. These first Japanese translations were issued in illustrated white pebble-grained faux leather bindings with printed clear plastic dust jackets - each housed in its own substantial white faux leather ultrasuede-lined slipcase with the title and artwork debossed in gilt. Limited to one thousand sets only, this over the top production retailed for 325,000 yen! The lithographs contained in the original western printings are reproduced here as full-color tipped in plates, but please note that these were issued without any original graphics. They retain all the text of the French language editions augmented with Japanese translations plus captions for each of the entries. The set contains: "Chagall Lithographe: 1922-1957" (originally printed in 1958), Chagall Lithographe II: 1957-1962" (1963), "Chagall Lithographe III: 1962-1968" (1969), "Chagall Lithographe IV: 1969-1973" (1974), and "Les Affiches de Marc Chagall" (1975). A pristine example of this luxe undertaking with each volume numbered 0487 of 1000 and still housed in the publisher's printed cardboard protective shipping box. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 016269&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Kodachrome

      Modena: Biblioteca di Fotografia, (1978). First Edition. Quarto. Introduction by Piero Berengo Gardin in Italian and English. With a bilingual foreword by Ghirri. One of the most important postwar color books; the rough European equivalent to Eggleston, with all the pictures taken in Europe in the 70s (Parr / Badger, v1, 231; Auer 613). Small bumps at the spine ends with the tiniest of tears to both the head and heel of the spine visible at the back panel; still a fresh, near fine copy in illustrated wrappers.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        TERRIFIC 4 PAGE ALS FROM BERT MATHIEU May 13th, 1978

      New Haven: Mathieu, May 13th, 1978., 1978 Miller, Henry [Bert Mathieu]. TERRIFIC 4 PAGE ALS FROM BERT MATHIEU May 13th, 1978. Terrific 4 page Als from Miller's friend [& translator of Miller & Rimbaud], Bert Mathieu, Univ. of New Haven, May 13th 1978 covering a lot of territory. - In part. "My dear Henry / I spoke with Tony on the phone a few days ago and he assured me that everything was OK with regards to the Rimbaud illuminations. I can't tell you how ecstatically happy it made me to hear you were giving your approval on all counts! You're a Swedenborgian "Angel" under that gruff exterior, do you know that? And I love you". Bert goes on to discuss the publisher's aim to produce a perfect book sparing nothing to get the job done. He tells Miller that he's down somewhat because his French girl, Cecile has had to fly to Nantes because her dad was ill & that she won't return any time soon so he'll be joining her at the end of June "when I start my summer-long writing /tramping / research adventure in Provence and Rimbaud's Charlesville - it is there that I plan to finish my translation of the third Rimbaud book, the early rhymed poems. . . Right there on the banks of the Meuse where he composed the "Bateau ivre". . . I want to visit Nantes because it is the birthplace of my favorite boyhood writer, Jules Verne but I also want to go to Carnac and Mont St. Michel. Needless to say I'll send you quickie apercus. . . Tony assures me you're in fine shape. Durrell says you are "ecstatic." Toujours parmi les anges, quoi! / Ma Main amie! / Bert" with the original mailing envelope on which Miller has written: "Tony - Please answer his question. Too tired today to answer him . HM" Provenance: PBA /The Personal Archive of Henry Miller Part I Fine Modern Literature Thursday, June 26, 1997.. Signed by Author. Original Autographed Letters & Documents.

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        THE MANY FACES OF JAKE ZEITLIN A PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAY

      Northridge, CA: Santa Susana Press, 1978.. [2],x,[1],12,[1],[1] leaves, text on rectos only. Quarto (28 x 21.5 cm). Loose sheets, laid into folding cloth portfolio, lettered in gilt. Photographs. Original blockprint by Hans Burkhardt. One margin of blockprint curled (a bit too large for the portfolio), otherwise fine; the tips of the portfolio are rubbed. First edition of this tribute to antiquarian bookman and scholar, Jake Zeitlin, comprised of an introductory text by Ward Ritchie, a foreword by Norman Tanis, twelve original mounted photographs by Amanda Blanco (each numbered and signed on the mount by her), and the print by Burkhardt (numbered and signed). One of thirty-six numbered copies, signed again on the colophon by the photographer, in addition to an unknown number of artist's proofs.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        The Collected Works of C.G. Jung. Translated by R.F.C. Hull. Edited by Sir, Herbert Read, Michael Fordham, Gerhard Adler, William McGuire

      Princeton Universdity Press, 1978-1983., 1978. Bollingen Series XX. 21 volumes; large 8vo (24 x 79 cm). Various printings from 1978 to 1983. Beautifully bound in recent dark blue half morocco with gilt raised bands and gilt titles to spines, matching blue cloth boards. A superb set of Jung's complete works including: Two Essays on Analytical Psychology, The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious, Civilization in Transition including 'Flying Saucers', and The Undiscovered Self and The Development of Personality: papers on child psychology.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        L'Art libre au XIXe siècle ou la Vie de Norbert Goeneutte, Paris, 23 juillet 1854 - Auvers-sur-Oise, 9 octobre 1894

      Paris: Éditions Mayer, 1978. Hardcover. Fine condition in a Good dust jacket. The jacket would be Near Fine but for yellowing to the spine and along the upper edge of the front panel (see photos). Bright, shiny, clean, square and tight. Sharp corners. NO owner's name or bookplate. NOT a remainder. All pages are fresh, crisp, and unmarked. Hardcover. 22 cm wide by 25.5 cm tall. Text in French. Illustrated throughout with art reproductions, many in full-color, as well as old portraits/photographs and letter facsimiles. Title given above is from the title page. The title on the Dust Jacket is different. It reads: NORBERT GOENEUTTE SA VIE ET SON OEUVRE OU L'ART LIBRE AU XIXe SIÈCLE (1854-1894). Bound in the original green cloth, stamped in shiny gold on front cover. Includes dust jacket.. First Edition (première édition). Hardcover. Fine condition/Good dust jacket. Illus. by Goeneutte, Norbert. 195pp.

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        THE STAND

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,. 1978. cloth-backed boards.. Inscribee's small book label affixed at top edge of front free. endpaper. A bit of light soiling to front and rear boards, several. signature mildly tanned at top and fore-edges, a solid very good or. better copy with bright spine stamping in a very good plus dust. jacket with some rubbing at edges, 10 mm closed tear and faint. associated crease at top edge of front panel and clipped price.. Overall, a pretty nice copy of this cheaply made book which does not. age gracefully. (#99088). First edition. Brief signed inscription by King to "Sheryl" dated 30 September 1987 on front free endpaper. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-233. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-175. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature IV, pp. 1801-06. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-135.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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        Forsøg på at gå. Digte.

      Gyldendal, København 1978. 94 sider. Heftet med orig. omslag. Indlagt i hvidt papirsomslag. Gennemillustreret med blyant og vandfarve af Mogens Andersen og givet til Erik Knudsen på dennes 60 års dag (tilegnelse i vandfarve på smudstitelbladet). Med tilskrift i vandfarve på indersiden af bagomslaget: "Akvareller og tegninger i denne bog er et forsøg på at gå, set fra malerens side - og gives til Erik i glæde over hans digt. MA. PS: (tegningerne) er ikke vellykkede, men et kig ind i værkstedet. MA".. Unikum. Den lille upretentiøse bog er blevet en storslået kavalkade fra Mogens Andersens billedverden - gerne holdt i sort og blåt - med Knudsens trykte ord som en del af billedet. ** Unique copy of Erik Knudsens collection of poems, profusely illustrated on almost every page by drawings and water colour paintings by Mogens Andersen

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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        "PRIVATA BILDER".

      Producerad av Lars Hall. Stockholm: Camera Obscura, 1978. Upplaga 2000 exemplar. 59, (1) s. 40x28 cm. Klammerhäftad utställningskatalog i tabloidformat i bästa skick. Rikt fotoillustrerad i svartvitt. Med utställningens bifogade vikta fotografiska originalaffisch.. Med texter av Per Olof Sundman, Pär Rittsel, Conny Andersson, Lasse Weiss, Sam J. Lundwall, Ulf Lundell och Christer Strömholm själv

      [Bookseller: Ryös Antikvariat]
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        THE MEMOIRS OF RICHARD NIXON

      Grosset & Dunlap New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1978). First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Beautifully bound in full blue leather with gilt decorations. Copy #2222 of 2500 numbered copies SIGNED in full by the author. Laid in is the publisher's Certificate of Authenticity. The most desirable and scarcest issue of this book.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA ]
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        Das Meissener Musterbuch für Höroldt-Chinoiserien.

      Musterblätter aus der Malstube der Meissener Porzellanmanufaktur (Schulz-Codex). Edition Leipzig 1978. Folio. Textvolume (122 pages + XVI folding plates in b/w and colour with 180 different motives) + 2 boxes with 132 mounted colour facsimiles with protective tissue paper, showing more than 1000 Chinese or Chinese-inspired motives for porcelain. All 3 parts bound in brown Hunan silk with gilt medals of porcelain on spines of the 2 boxes. As new. Defective slipcase enclosed.. Published in 1500 copies. One of 50 copies not destined for sale and numbered with Roman numerals (XIXa). Text in German, English, French and Spanish.** Wonderful proof of Sachsonian craftsmanship and a tribute to the proud traditions of the porcelain manufactury at Meissen near Dresden

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

      Interview Enterprises New York: Interview Enterprises. 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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The History of Java. Two volumes in slipcase.

      Kuala Lumpur, Oxford University Press,1978. A facsimile of the first edition of 1817 with a new introduction by John Bastin 66 plates, 10 tissue guarded in colour, vignettes, large folding map, [10], xlviii,479 & viii,288,cclx pp., 4to., blue cloth, in publishers slipcase lettered to spine. A clean sound set though one signature of 12pps. has a number of professional Japanese lens tissue repairs with no loss of text. - scans on request.

      [Bookseller: John L Capes]
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        [Photoplay]: Dog Soldiers: A First Draft Screenplay

      Charles Eastman Manhattan Beach, California: Charles Eastman. [no date, but presumably pre-1978]. First. Screenplay. Quarto. 191 leaves printed rectos only. Photocopied sheets, bradbound into plain, unprinted pale blue wrappers. A little age-toned and light foxing on the wrappers and foredge, else near fine. The photocopied sheets reproduce the punch holes, so clearly copied from a bound example, but seemingly contemporary and presumably one of very few copies. Unproduced screenplay from Robert Stone's novel Dog Soldiers. The novel was eventually produced in 1978 as Who'll Stop the Rain with a screenplay by Stone and Judith Rascoe. Eastman had three screenplays produced, the best known probably the 1970 film Little Fauss and Big Halsy. OCLC locates a single copy, at the Dallas Public Library. .

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        John Heartfield: Plakate / Fotomontagen

      NP Zwickau NP ca. 1978vg Sm. elephant folio. Twenty (11 1/4" x 16") reproductions of photomontages by Heartfiled resting in photographic wraps portfolio protected by modern mylar. Illustration on front shows the 1960 photomontage "Niemals wieder!" Inside of portfolio with photographic index as well as comments on Heartfield's work by personalities such as B. Brecht, Anna Seghers, Kurt Tucholsky, Louis Aragon, Oskar Maria Graf, and others. John Heartfield (1891-1968) became famous for developing his powerful photomontages into a form of political and artistic representation. A dedicated Communist, his work focused on anti-National Socialist and anti-Capitalist themes. The images in this work were created between 1928 - 1960. Some of the photomontages are partly colored. Text in German. Published in the late 1970's in East Germany. Creasing, some scuffing and age wear on portfolio. Plates in near fine to fine condition. Photomontages: 1) 5 Finger hat die Hand. Mit 5 packst Du den Feind! W?hlt Liste 5 kommunistische Partei! 2) F¸r Brot und Freiheit! 3) Ob schwarz, ob wei? - vereint gegen allen Rassen Feind: die Ausbeuterklasse! 4) Das letzte St¸ck Brot raubt ihnen der Kapitalismus. K?mpft f¸r Euch und Eure Kinder! W?hlt Kommunisten! W?hlt Th?lmann! 5) Der Sinn des Hitlergrusses: Motto: Millionen stehen hinter mir! Kleiner Mann bittet um gro?e Gaben. 6) Nieder mit den Kriegshetzern! K?mpft f¸r die Sowjetunion! Heraus zum Kampfmai 1932. 7) Krieg und Leichen - Die letzte Hoffnung der Reichen. 8) Der Henker und die Gerechtigkeit. G?ring im Reichstagbrandproze?: F¸r mich ist das Recht etwas Blutvolles. 9) Der Richter: Dimitroff. Ministerpr?sident G?ring: Der Gerichtete. 10) Lenins Vision ward Wirklichkeit. 11) Der alte Wahlspruch im "neuen" Reich: Blut und Eisen. 12) Madrid 1936. No Pasaran! Pasaremos! Sie kommen nicht durch! Wir kommen durch! 13) Die Freiheit selbst k?mpft in ihren Reihen. 14) Die Saat des Todes. Wo dieser S?mann geht durchs Land, Erntet er Hunger, Krieg und Brand. 15) Die Mutter. Von Brecht nach Motiven aus Gorkis Roman. 16) Fordert: Verbot der Atomwaffen. 17) Wenn wir es alle nicht wollen, wird es nie sein! 18) Weg mit der Sonnenfinsternis am Rhein! 19) 1917-1957. 40. Jahrestag der grossen sozialistischen Oktoberrevolution. 20) Niemals wieder!

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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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        Kodachrome

      Modena: Biblioteca di Fotografia Modena: Biblioteca di Fotografia, (1978). First Edition. Quarto. Introduction by Piero Berengo Gardin in Italian and English. With a bilingual foreword by Ghirri. One of the most important postwar color books; the rough European equivalent to Eggleston, with all the pictures taken in Europe in the 70s (Parr / Badger, v1, 231; Auer 613). Small bumps at the spine ends with the tiniest of tears to both the head and heel of the spine visible at the back panel; still a fresh, near fine copy in illustrated wrappers.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc. ]
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        Every Good Boy Deserves Favor: A Play for Actors and Orchestra and Professional Foul: A Play for Television

      Faber & Faber 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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        High performance: the performance art quarterly [subtitle varies]. Nos. 1-76 plus out-of-series issue (all pub.; ceased with 76)

      Edited and published by Linda Frye Burnham [later Steven Durland]. Los Angeles [later Santa Monica], 1978-Summer 1997. Numbers 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9 & 10 in saddle-stitched photocopies. All other issues original, most as new. **Summer 1992, "The violence and the verdict," is an out-of-series issue. Number 23 is an album of 2 LP records and not available separately. Perhaps the longest-lived magazine of its type, High Performance has features on Vito Acconci, Terry Allen, Laurie Anderson, Chris Burden, David Byrne, John Cage, Lucinda Childs, Karen Finley, Diamanda & Philip-Dimitri Galas, Philip Glass, Spalding Gray, Helen & Newton Harrison, Dick Higgins, Bill Irwin, Ray Johnson, Bill T. Jones, Allan Kaprow, Alison Knowles, Suzanne Lacy, George Maciunas, Paul McCarthy, Linda Montano, Nam June Paik, Tim Rollins, Rachel Rosenthal, Carolee Schneeman, Barbara T. Smith, Lily Tomlin, Bill Viola, Robert Wilson, and hundreds of others. Our free, on-line index to most issues of High Performance is available at our own site, mcgilvery-dot-com; click on "Indexes." Most single issues available at US$20 and up. Numbers 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 23 (LP album), and 58/9 not available singly in original copies. A priced list, including Astro Artz publications, is on pp. 112-115 of the HP Index. Please inquire for details.

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        A HANDFUL OF DARKNESS

      Boston: Gregg PressBoston: Gregg Press,. 1978. cloth.. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. The first printing of this. Gregg Press edition is uncommon and copies inscribed or signed by. Dick are rare. (#119438). First U.S. edition. Signed by Dick on the title page, and by Lupoff on a printed slip which is laid in. Text offset from that of the 1955 Rich and Cowan edition. New introduction by Richard A. Lupoff.

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        Mark Boyle's Journey to the Surface of the Earth. (DELUXE ISSUE).

      Hansjorg Mayer, Stuttgart and London, 1978.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Inscribed by Author(s) The deluxe issue of the first edition, complete with an original Boyle resin cast in presentation case, inscribed by the artist at the base of the frame and collectively housed in a slipcase. Square 4to. 270pp. Black cloth. In fine state with dust wrapper, lightly rubbed at extremities. The limitation of this deluxe issue is not stated, but we have identified no other copies for sale. The cast is inscribed by Boyle to Julian Andrews, head of the Fine Art Department of the British Council and a long-time supporter of his work. Very scarce. A detailed interpretation of Boyle's ambitious Journey to the Surface of the Earth project, where he and his family set out to recreate in the smallest detail 1000 randomly selected six-foot square sites on the surface of the earth. The work of the Boyle Family represented in numerous public collections with major works in Tate Britain; Stuttgart Staatsgalerie; Los Angeles County Museum; Kunstmuseum Luzern; Tokyo Metropolitan Museum and Museum Moderna Kunst Vienna.

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

      The Inland Printer Company Chicago: The Inland Printer Company. (1909-1978). First. Magazine. 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, including two by Will Bradley, famous for introducing distinct arts & crafts themes to American graphic design. Beginning 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. .

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        Metropolitan Opera Fine Art

      Metropolitan Opera Association and Circle Gallery Ltd NY: Metropolitan Opera Association and Circle Gallery Ltd, 1978. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. cream cloth portfolio with three ties. Very good./No Dust Jacket. One text page, description of contents. 78 x 59 cm., size of posters and portfolio. Limited edition, copy IV of XXV of the Deluxe Edition. "A collection of original graphic works by eight renowned contemporary artists," presenting their graphic interpretations, posters of eight distinguished operas -- Antonio Clave (Carmen): five color embossed intaglio print on hand-made Japanese paper; Leonor Fini (Tristan und Isolde): twelve color serigraph on hand-made Japanese paper; Richard Lindner (Der Rosenkavalier): twenty two color lithograph on hand-made Japanese paper; Marino Marini (La Traviata): eleven color lithograph editioned at Mourlot on Rives Moulin de Gue; Andre Masson (Don Giovanni): nine color lithograph editioned at Mourlot on Rives Moulin de Gue; Larry Rivers (Madama Butterfly): mixed media print of eight colors in lithography and three colors in serigraphy on hand-made Japanese paper; Paul Wunderlich (Aida): five color lithograph on BFK Rives paper; and Jamie Wyeth (La Boheme): sixteen color lithograph on BFK Rives paper. Each print numbered and by the artist in pencil, lower right corner, and carries the Metropolitan Opera chop mark at lower right of print. Modest soiling, mostly at back cover.

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