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        The Man Who Japed

      Methuen, (London, 1978) - Small Octavo. 158p. Dick's haunting work envisions a coming future where major corporations have seamlessly merged with government agencies to create a level of control that only needed the technology that now makes virtual spying possible. His vision of the coming world power structure is not content to know the intimate details of each individual but to shape them so they will be devoid of the spirit of any hint of individualism. Originally, written as a science fiction short story in 1956 it timeliness is even more evident in 2017. This is a remarkably bright copy lacking the pronounced browning found in most issues, just a bit to outer edges. Bound in green cloth, spine lettering gilt. Tiny bump to foot. Very nice. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA]
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        A PRIVATE WORLD. Photographs by Paul Nash.,

      (London: Fischer Fine Art, 1978). - 14 x 16 3/4. Twenty-five original black & white photographs tipped to board and laid into a tray case with large label on cover. Printed from Nash's negatives, the photos measure 6 x 12 to approximately 8 x 12 inches. A fine set of these striking photographs. No. 1 of 45 sets. Each photograph is numbered 1/45 on the reverse, and blindstamped on lower right corner with the mark of the Paul Nash Trustees and Tate Gallery Archives Department. The photographs were chosen by John Piper from Paul Nash’s negatives, taken on Nash’s No.1 A pocket Kodak series Two camera between 1931 and 1946. Very uncommon, as some sets have been broken up. These dramatic images explore natural forms & textures. "Stone upon stone in miles of dry stone wall, the endless meeting and parting of furrows in an enormous field, layers of cork drying stacked and roofed like rows of stone fishing huts." John Piper, from the exhibition catalogue. The photographs also display Nash's "interest in the mystery of ordinary things seen from unordinary angles." Several photographs accompanied Nash's article "Seaside Surrealism."

      [Bookseller: Veatchs Arts of the Book, ABAA]
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        JOURNAL OF THE ANGLO-MONGOLIAN SOCIETY vol.IV n.1

      SCOTT POLAR RESEARCH INSTITUTE, CAMBRIDGE 1978 - INGLESE Volume dattiloscritto, con pagine in buonissimo stato di conservazione, brossura editoriale morbida, con lieve fioritura e con segni di usura agli angoli ed al dorsetto, numerose relazioni tra cui K.Scott, C. Clunas, C.R.Bawden ed altri

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        A Historical Atlas of South Asia.:

      The Association for Asian Studies, Reference Series No.2., Chicago 1978 - An indispensible reference to the history of the subcontinent from prehistoric times to the present. The many maps and other illustrations give a clear overview of such disparate topics as Harappan civilization and culture, the status, age and nature of boundary disputes, and even a geographical background to fiction set in South Asia. This very large atlas (41 x 33 cm) weighs 4 kg before packing. Shipping cost quoted on request. A very good copy in original cloth, but with loss of colour of cloth, in spots on front cover, more extensively on rear cover, not affecting contents. First edition Folio, pp.xxxix, 352, 152 pages of maps and illustrations, 2 overlays and 2 (of 3) folding charts in rear pocket.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        Libération - Un Regard Moderne. L'Actualite du Mois en Images. Nos. 0 (Janvier 1978) through 5 (Juin 1978) (all published)

      A complete run in 6 issues (the number of pages corresponding to the number of days in the month) of the French social and political artistic publication under the editorial direction of the Bazooka artist collective, and containing on every page cartoons, drawings, and collages from a number of Bazooka artists providing commentary on current events. Folio. Orig. illus. wrpps. Some minor soiling and wear. Paris (Sarl Société Nouvelle de Presse et de Communication) 1978. The Paris-based Bazooka group was initially established in 1974 and were renowned for their guerrilla design assaults on various forms of media. They were comprised of a group of French art students and first gained notoriety when they were comissioned by Serge July in 1977 to do illustration work for the well-known French newspaper Liberation. Their punk attitudes and imagery got them fired, but the editors did ask them to publish a satellite magazine, Un Regard Moderne. Contributing artists include Loulou Picasso, Kiki Picasso, Olivia Clavel, Bernard Picasso, Lou/Lulu Larsen, Bernard Vidal, Jean Rouzaud, and Philippe Bailly. As of July 2017, WorldCat shows only one complete holding in North America and two incomplete runs.

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        H. C. Westermann

      New York: Whitney Museum of Art, 1978. First edition. Paperback. Fine. SIGNED. 111pp. Octavo [23 cm] in wraps. Numerous B&W and color photographs and reproductions. Signed by Westermann on half-title, with his anchor mark drawn below signature. Sculptor and printmaker H. C. Westermann utilized a variety of skilled traditions in fashioning his pieces, notably carpentry. The supposed gap between "fine art" and "craft" is neatly closed by his careful and thought-provoking work.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA ]
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        [Diaries and Scrapbook]: Woman's Scrapbook and Travel Diary to Europe from New Jersey

      Allenhurst, New Jersey / Arizona / Europe. 1978-1988. Two volumes. Octavo and 24mo. 212pp.; 184pp. Black leather boards and three quarter maroon leather with pink and purple decorated cloth-covered boards with silver spine decorations. The 24mo journal has light edgewear with a small mark on the front board else near fine. The octavo journal has edgewear, bumped spine ends and corners, with tears on the spine, very good. Two journals of a young woman featuring her musings from 1978 to 1988, postcards from friends around the world, and an account of her trip to Europe in the spring of 1981. Contains poems, quotes, drawings, and other written ideas and thoughts by the author; additionally features three color photographs measuring 4.5" x 3.5" and several postcards measuring between 5.5" x 3.5" and 6.5" x 4.5". Two handwritten journals by a young woman from Monmouth County, New Jersey from 1978 to 1988 with pieces of ephemera from her adolescence. The woman was 21 when she first started writing in her larger journal. The written pieces include poems, quotes from books and movies, drawings, and her thoughts; most of which are interesting and boarder on the obscure and morbid. She frequently writes of her dreams though they are often nightmares: "Nightmare this past night-time. Left me numb- Silence in the shower." Between dream descriptions she jots down passing thoughts: "I saw the energy steaming from the top of my head and the top of my shoulder today- in my shadow- on my paper. Fan-out," and poems: "Easily distracted / you think me insane... Don't drag me down... All you are is in your pants / Why don't you wear it out?" During her visit to Arizona in 1978, she complains of the muggy weather and devotes one page to drawings of the bugs she finds, labeling them "Friends of Arizona." Her drawings are odd, one of which is a portrait of herself with the word, "psycho" written below. Another drawing is of a person holding a gun and shooting a wall covered in cupids and hearts. The words "that potential psychotic killer who comes into the library and stares at us... the unsuspected hatchet murderer awaits," are written to the side of the page with a drawing of a man. Several drawings are of skeletons and the words "Dead Head," likely a Grateful Dead reference. She returned home in May 1978 and writes how nice it is to see everyone and later writes about her friend Lois, who is featured in one of the two photographs in the larger journal. Lois is mentioned several times in both books, often commenting on the writer's actions, "You've got a scheming evil look in your eyes..." The included postcards are from friends in London, Washington, DC, Florida, New York, and New Jersey. One is a postcard from a friend of hers pretending to be James Taylor asking "Kimbo" to come see him in the movie Two-Lane Blacktop "before my receding hairline has no place left to go. Catch 'ya later, babe J.T." with a peace sign. The others include warm letters to the writer and ask how she's been and that she is missed by her friends. The smaller journal is of her trip through Europe, with her friends Lois and Ginny. Most of the book includes notes to herself on what not to do in certain places like, "walking up a hill to your hostile(sic) when it isn't even open," and "what you pack, you carry." One entry describes two men with "fat bellies" dancing with her and her friends during their stay in Leipzig, Germany: "One sat at our table and tried to communicate in German. After a bit of confusion, Sue came up with the brilliant conclusion that he wanted a kiss. I kiss the fat guy (on the cheek) and he brought us nuts & chips, to quote Ginny 'Good going!"" Most of the stories are of the joyous and interesting moments she experienced; as contrasted to her larger, more juvenile and emotional journal. Also included in the smaller journal is a color picture of her dancing. An extensive look at a young woman's interior life from 1978-1988 with wide vacillations between happiness and morbidity. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        OBLIQUE STRATEGIES: Over One Hundred Worthwhile Dilemmas

      [London]: [Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt], 1978. Second edition. Very good. Original black box (4.25" x 3.25" x 1.75" approx.) with gilt titled lid housing [127] strategy cards printed in 10-pt. San Serif, plus [1] blank, and [1] instruction card; [129] black-backed cards in all, each 2.75" x 3.75" approx. Complete. From an unnumbered edition inconsistently described as 1000 or 2500 copies. Box has one bumped corner, touches of wear at edges. Interior box insert cleanly loose from lower lid. About very good. Cards have trace handling, edge wear. Else bright, clean, and uncreased. Near fine. Together: very good or better overall. A handsome example. Influential artists' publication offering a series of gnomic pronouncements intented as stimuli for rethinking one's creative "working situation." Schmidt, a German artist who also worked with Dieter Roth and David Toop, had been pursuing a project he called "Thoughts Behind The Thoughts," which was a forerunner of Oblique Strategies, when he and Eno first came in contact. Eno later wrote of Schmidt that he was pursuing the idea of "not doing the things that nobody had ever thought of not doing" [A YEAR WITH SWOLLEN APPENDICES, p. 178]. The cards challenge unconscious assumpions of the creative process, a representative example being the card "Do something boring." The set has been published in at least seven printed editions and three digital versions. Examples from this early edition are rare; OCLC locates just two copies (Emory and MoMA).

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        Edward Thomas. A Centenary Celebration with etchings by Arthur Neal and a seven-page introduction by Jeremy Hooker.

      

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Yugoslav Folk Music -- Volumes I-IV Studies in Musicology

      Albany: State University of New York Press, 1978. Hardcover. Good. Four volume set. Ex-library from a university library with the usual stampings and markings. Library labels affixed to exterior cloth. Minor rubbing and edgewear to boards and spines. Interiors are clean, and bindings are intact and straight. No dust-jackets. Volume I: Serbo-Croatian Folk Songs and Instrumental Pieces from the Milman Parry Collection -//- Volume II: Tabulation of Material -//- Volume III: Source Melodies: Part One -//- Volume IV: Source Melodies: Part Two

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        Collection of Record Cover [sic]

      Tokyo: Gakushu Kenkusha, 1978. Foxing to the inside of the pastedowns which are glued intentionally only at their edges, else near fine in wrappers, near fine jacket.. First Edition. Square quarto. Ecstatic full bleed color survey of 319 record jackets and covers designed by Yokoo and others. Full list of items of the verso of the jacket. OCLC lists two copies.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        ARCHIVE OF PUMP PRESS MATERIAL.

      - From the collection of Harry Muir, comprising: a handwritten letter from Gerald Fischer to Harry Muir, dated 19 April 1978, sending some items from his press promised during a recent visit to Beck's Bookstore, and commenting on an association to the former General Secretary of the old [S.A.] Public Library, Museum and Art Gallery he had found in a set of Macaulay's essays bought during his visit; he also reiterates an interest in a copy of a Kookaburra Cookery Book '. if one should turn up not too stained with use. .' The enclosed items are: 1) Fischer. A DISGRACEFUL PLACARD. Notes to a rare piece of South Australiana. Pp. [8](last blank), cover title with device printed in red, 1 reduced facsimile; stapled without covers; demy 8vo; some light silverfishing to fore-edges, paper lightly browned; The Pump Press, Aldgate, 1956. Farmer p. 39; Farmer Bibliography A1. *The first pamphlet printed by the Pump Press, preceded by some ephemera leaflets printed in 1955. 2) Fischer. SOUTH AUSTRALIA'S FIRST PRINTING PRESSES 1837. Pp. [8](last blank), title page in black with device printed in red, full page illustration of the 1837 printing press; demy 8vo; printed tan textured paper wrappers, with flaps; roy. 8vo, stabbed & tied, with some light silverfishing to outer wrappers; The Pump Press, Aldgate, S.A., 1968. Edition limited to 80 copies. The tenth Pump Press pamphlet. Farmer p. 39; Farmer Bibliography A10. 3) 'ADE! ADE! ADE! Ja Sheiden & Werden thutweh!' Lyndoch Valley Steam & Water Mills. Single fold; p. 1: title and illustration (hand coloured), pp. 2-3: poem, p. 4: note by G.L.F. and colophon, device printed in red; roy. 8vo; Pump Press Poets No. 5, Mosman, N.S.W., 1974. Edition limited to 75 copies. Farmer Supplement p. 6; Farmer Bibliography B5. 3) Quintus Horatius Flaccus. AD VILLICUM SUUM, From the Prize Book of Alexander Oliver: 1853. Pp. [xii], including 4 pp. 'Epistola XIV: . , with illustration, on different coloured textured paper, title page printed in red & black; roy. 16mo; printed blue textured paper wrappers, with small illustrated onlay; uncut; The Pump Press, Mosman, N.S.W., 1976. Pump Press Poets Number 7. Number 55 of only 80 copies signed by Gerald Fischer. Farmer Bibliography B7. 4) POOR BLENKINSOP. Single fold leaf, printed in black & blue; p. 1: illustration by Gwenda Fischer 'Blinkie Beach c.74', p. 2: note about Captain John Blenkinsop, a whaler out of Sydney in the early 1830s, p. 3: the title poem, p. 4: colophon; obl. demy 8vo; Pump Press Poets No. 5, Mosman, N.S.W., 1974. Edition limited to 75 copies. Farmer Supplement p. 6; Farmer Bibliography B8.The archive contained in original mailing envelope, tape-repaired and split, addressed by G. L. Fischer to H. B. Muir. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        H. C. Westermann

      New York: Whitney Museum of Art, 1978. First edition. Paperback. Fine. SIGNED. 111pp. Octavo [23 cm] in wraps. Numerous B&W and color photographs and reproductions. Signed by Westermann on half-title, with his anchor mark drawn below signature. Sculptor and printmaker H. C. Westermann utilized a variety of skilled traditions in fashioning his pieces, notably carpentry. The supposed gap between "fine art" and "craft" is neatly closed by his careful and thought-provoking work.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        The Westing Game

      New York: E.P Dutton [1978], 1978. First printing. Hardcover. Fine/very near Fine. 185 pp. Price of $7.95 on front flap of jacket. Inscribed and with an illustration by the author on the free front endpaper. Winner of the Newbery Medal, an inventive and entertaining mystery. Inscribed to the author's dear friend Susan Glazer, a former professor of Rider University in New Jersey. Dr. Glazer was an important advocate for children's literacy, and worked in her community and around the world to promote it. The inscription includes a self-caricature of the author dressed as a pageant winner with a sash that says "Miss Newbery" and a Newbery sticker as the head of the figure's wand. The entire page wonderfully demonstrates Raskin's graphic design skill. In the postscript note of the inscription the author remarks that the book is one of the first off the press (presumably received by her directly from the publisher prior to the official publication date). A beautiful and unique association copy of this classic children's mystery, scarce signed and in collectible condition. A Fine book in a very near Fine jacket with some mild age toning to the tops of the panels.

      [Bookseller: Evening Star Books]
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        Bogwoppit - true first edition

      Hamish Hamilton, 1978. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Hamish Hamilton in 1978. A very good+ book with one small name and date to the front endpaper. In a very good+ unclipped wrapper with some spotting to the end flaps. An exceptionally rare book and a great story.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        A Connecticut Book / Summer 1978 - ORIGINAL ACCORDIAN FOLDING BOOK OF COLLAGE ART - SIGNED

      Self Made 1978 - Unique, One of Kind, ORIGINAL BOOK ART, by noted artist Lee Hall. Also a known author, and is the former President of the Rhode Island School of Design. This book is bound in the Japanese accordian style, containing 29 pages of color paper collage designs, bound in green tie-dyed paper over boards, for the front and back covers. INSCRIBED "for Ruth & Clela / with love / Lee Hall". [Ruth Warfel of Lincolnville, Maine, 1920-2010]. Measures approx. 7-1/8" tall by 9-1/2" wide. ADDITIONAL PHOTOS SENT UPON REQUEST. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member]
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        In 25 Bänden. Mit Sonderbeiträgen von Immanuel Geiss, Friedrich Heer, Jürgen Mittelstraß und Adolf Portmann. Neu bearbeitete Auflage zum 150jährigen Bestehen des Verlages. Mit 100 signierten Sonderbeiträgen. Hier: Korrigierter Nachdruck der Auflage von 1971. Reich illustriert mit meist farbigen Abbildungen im Text.

      Mannheim/Wien/Zürich, Bibliographisches Institut. 1978 / 1979. 9. Auflage. Gr.8°. [17,5 : 24,8 cm]. Ca. 22.250 Seiten. Mit Bucheinrichtungsangaben, einem Abkürzungs-, einem Mitarbeiter- und einem Bildquellenverzeichnis. Originalhalblederbände mit Leinenbezug, goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Kopfgoldschnitt. - Hervorragend erhaltene, makellose Prachtbände ohne Eintragungen. - Alle übrigen 22 Bände sind in gleich makellosem Zustand wie die abgebildeten 3 Anfangsbände. Versand D: 4,70 EUR deutsche Fachliteratur, Illustriertes Buch, pictorial copy, Kulturgeschichte, Lexikon, Nachschlagewerk, Photographie, Zeichnungen, drawings

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tarter, Einzelunternehmen]
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        A Connecticut Book / Summer 1978 - ORIGINAL ACCORDIAN FOLDING BOOK OF COLLAGE ART - SIGNED

      Self Made, 1978. Unique, One of Kind, ORIGINAL BOOK ART, by noted artist Lee Hall. Also a known author, and is the former President of the Rhode Island School of Design. This book is bound in the Japanese accordian style, containing 29 pages of color paper collage designs, bound in green tie-dyed paper over boards, for the front and back covers. INSCRIBED "for Ruth & Clela / with love / Lee Hall". [Ruth Warfel of Lincolnville, Maine, 1920-2010]. Measures approx. 7-1/8" tall by 9-1/2" wide. ADDITIONAL PHOTOS SENT UPON REQUEST.. INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. One of a Kind. Hard Cover. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.

      [Bookseller: Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member]
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        Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. The Birds of the Western Palearctic (BWP). In 9 Bänden. KOMPLETT / Complete copy in 9 volumes.

      Oxford University Press, Oxford, London, New York, 1978-1994 (1989-1994).. Quart. Goldgeprägtes, dunkelblaues Ganzleinen mit illustrierten Org.-SU. Mit zahlreichen farbigen Tafeln, schematischen Illustrationen, Verbreitungskarten und Sonogrammen. Die Umschläge am Rücken etwas aufgehellt bzw. lichtrandig, sonst einwandfreies Exemplar. ISBN 0198548907 (für das Gesamtwerk). - Offensichtlich bei Abschluß der Reihe erworbenes Exemplar in den jeweils aktuellsten Ausgaben (einige Bände wurden mehrfach korrigiert und auf den neuesten Stand gebracht). - Die Bände im einzelnen: Bd. 1: Ostrich to Ducks (1978, repr. 1994); Bd. 2: Hawks to Bustards (1980, repr. 1994); Bd. 3: Waders to Gulls (1983, repr. with corrections 1993); Bd. 4: Terns to Woodpeckers (1985, repr. with corrections 1989); Bd. 5: Tyrant Flycatchers to Thrushes (1988, repr. 1994); Bd. 6: Warblers (1992); Bd. 7: Flycatchers to Shrikes (1993); Bd. 8: Crows to Finches (1994); Bd. 9: Buntings and New World Warblers (1994).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stefan Wulf]
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        Hollstein's Dutch and Flemish Etchings Engravings and Woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700: Volume XX, Constantijn Daniel Van Renesse to Geraert Van Ryssen

      Amsterdam: Van Gendt & Co. 1978. Darkest siena stamped cloth, gilt letters on spine; light green paper dust jacket in mylar cover; 216 pp., many BW illus. The 20th volume of an eventual 72-volume set providing details about the lives and works of Dutch and Flemish artists who produced prints, etchings, engravings and woodcuts during the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries. This volume approaches them alphabetically from Constantijn Daniel a (Van) Renesse (1626-1680) to Geraert Van Ryssen (active 1610). Uncommon. VG- (Ex-art library; with plastic spine label and i.d. marks on book block edges and outermost pages, incl. rear pocket; pages are tanning at edges; otherwise, only lightly aged.).

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc.]
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        Women

      Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1978. First Edition. Paperback. Like New. Signed by Author. Advance reading copy of the first edition, signed by Bukowski on the title page. One of only 25 copies thus. (Krumhansl 63a.) Perfect bound in stiff brown wraps with white review slip mounted on front cover. 291pp. An excellent Fine unread copy in clear acetate wraps. One of Bukowski's most popular novels in a rare advance format preceding the first edition, distributed to book reviewers and friends of Black Sparrow Press.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Journal I (1957-1964) & Journal II (1965-1968)

      Paris, 1978-1979, in-8, deux volumes de I : 320 pp, II : 259, broché, couverture imprimée, Edition originale. Beaux exemplaires des deux premiers volumes du journal de Charles Juliet, enrichis d'un envoi de l'auteur à Claude Bonnefoy. Légères tâches sur les couvertures

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Reste / Remnants (With Original Signed Artwork)

      Stuttgart and London: Edition Hansjorg Mayer, 1978. First edition. Cloth. Fine/fine. Limited edition hardbound volume in cloth slipcase. Brief text in English and German by the artist; otherwise the entire volume is comprised of full-page black and white images, what the artist refers to as painted-over overpaintings. A fine clothbound book in dustwrapper. This is part of a limited edition which includes a laid-in original signed piece of artwork by Rainer. The edition in total was one thousand copies broken into four different versions. Slipcase is lightly hand-soiled, but has protected its charge well.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        The Van Gogh Field and Other Stories.

      University of Missouri Press, Columbia 1978 - A Near Fine copy of Kittredge's rare first book with a touch of rubbing to bottom edge of spine cloth. No names of markings to the text. Issued without a dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Gregor Rare Books]
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        Hollstein's Dutch and Flemish Etchings Engravings and Woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700: Volume XX, Constantijn Daniel Van Renesse to Geraert Van Ryssen

      Amsterdam: Van Gendt & Co, 1978. Hardcover. VG- (Ex-art library; with plastic spine label and i.d. marks on book block edges and outermost pages, incl. rear pocket; pages are tanning at edges; otherwise, only lightly aged.). Darkest siena stamped cloth, gilt letters on spine; light green paper dust jacket in mylar cover; 216 pp., many BW illus. The 20th volume of an eventual 72-volume set providing details about the lives and works of Dutch and Flemish artists who produced prints, etchings, engravings and woodcuts during the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries. This volume approaches them alphabetically from Constantijn Daniel a (Van) Renesse (1626-1680) to Geraert Van Ryssen (active 1610). Uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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        Vollständige Konkordanz zum griechischen neuen Testament. - Band 1 und 2 (in drei Bänden). Unter Zugrundelegung aller modernen kritischen Textausgaben und des Textus Receptus. (= Arbeiten zur neutestamentlichen Textforschung, Band 4).

      Berlin, Walter de Gruyter 1978 / 1983. XIX, 1352; 557 Seiten 4°, Halbleinen- Hardcover/Pappeinband, Einband etwas berieben und staubrandig, ansonst guter und sauberer Zustand. ------------------------------------------------------------- Band 1.1: Lieferungen 1-8 (Alpha - Lambda). - Band 1.2: Lieferungen 9-14 (My - Omega). - Band 2: Spezialübersichten. Lexika, Lexikon, Enzyklopädie, Enzyklopädien, Nachschlagewerk, Wörterbuch, Christentum Theologie

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Deinbacher]
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        From the Journal of a Leper

      Lord John Press, Northridge, California 1978 - First edition. Quarter black cloth and marbled papercovered boards. Fine. Of a total edition of 326, this copy is designated in letterpress as one of the lettered copies, but is unlettered, and presumably out of series. Signed by John Updike. An especially fine copy, without the usual fading on the cloth. *DeBellis and Broomfield* A65.b. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Methuen Handbook of Colour

      Methuen Publishing Ltd 1978 - An overall Near Mint edition of this extremely rare and highly sought after text. This is the third printing (1989) of the third editon (1978). This was the last printing of this book which is unlikely to ever be reissued as the film used to print it has been lost. There is very little preventing me from listing this as Mint but I will describe its few flaws in detail. There is a very small amount of handling wear present on the fore page edge. The top end of the spine is very slightly bumped. The dustjacket is price-clipped and there is some negligible light general wear. Otherwise, this edition is as fresh as the day it came off the press. All proceeds from the sale of this book go directly to Oxfam. From the publisher's description: "The Third Edition of this authoritative pocket colour-book covers the essentials of colour practice and includes an international dictionary of colours with British Standard equivalents. A universal ready-reference for all whose jobs or recreations involve colour, it now includes names of colours used by British paint manufacturers and colours traditionally associated with the printing ink industry, thus shedding light on the whole field of colour in art and science. The colour book is divided into two parts, the Handbook proper and a Colour Dictionary. The Handbook explains the basic facts upon which all systems of colour identification are based, and describes some important visual effects that apply to colour usage generally. The Dictionary consists of plates of 1,266 colour samples accompanied by descriptive glossaries of colour names with an easy cross-reference system. The Colour Dictionary is so contrived that a colour sample of one's own can be compared with the charted samples, and an appropriate name selected for it from the colour diagrams. On the other hand, the appearance of a named colour can be discovered by looking up the colour-name in the alphabetical list and following the reference symbol to the appropriate place on the colour plates. Lists of colour names used by British paint manufacturers and those used by the printing ink industry are included, set out in such a way that they can be readily compared with the colours reproduced in the Dictionary." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oxfam Books & Music - Newport F4083]
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        Dit Boecxken

      Honey Dun Press [Printed by Kingprint, Richmond], [Twickenham, England] 1978 - Number 75 of 125 copies. Illustrated. 1 vols. 4to. Facsimile of the 1872 edition privately printed for Alfred Denison, "A Literal Translation into English of the Earliest Known Book on Fowling and Fishing Written Originally in Flemish and Printed at Antwerp in the Year 1492" Quarter red morocco and marbled boards. Very fine in original box

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        August. Chez Panisse 7th Birthday

      Berkeley, Calif.: Saint Hieronymus Press, 1978. Distributed graphics by Dow and Frosini. Original poster. 18 x 24 inches. Solid-tone, photo-offset lithograph. Goines, 74. SIgned, dated and numbered 8/300 in pencil by artist.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Jean Tinguely. Meta-Maschinen. [Signiertes Widmungsexemplar].

      Duisburg, Wilhelm-Lehmbruck-Museum. 1978 - Groß-8°. 24 cm. 128 Seiten. Original-Karton mit Original-Kartonumschlag. 1. Auflage. Katalog anlässlich der Ausstellung im Wilhelm-Lehmbruck-Museum der Stadt Duisburg, 17.12.78 - 4.2.79. Mit ganzseitiger signierter Widmung in Blei und Kugelschreiber von Jean Tinguely an den Ausstellungsmitarbeiter für technische Installationen, Widmung mit kleiner Zeichnung und zwei Aufklebern versehen, datiert 5 II 79. Vorderdeckel mit kleiner Schabspur, ansonsten sehr gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen]
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        Better Times than These

      New York: Summit Books, (1978). New York: Summit Books. (1978). First. First edition. Near fine in a modestly worn, very good dustwrapper. A Vietnam War novel, the first book by the author who went on to write Forrest Gump. Inscribed by Groom to Gloria Jones, widow of his friend James Jones: "To Gloria -- One of the best people I've known. Ever. All Love, Winston May, 1978." A sort of dedication copy. The book was dedicated to both Groom's father, and to James Jones, who died in 1977. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        THE THIRD MIND

      New York: The Viking Press, (1978). First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. 8vo. Quarter black cloth over black boards in photographic dust jacket. Near fine in like DJ. SIGNED by both Burroughs and Gysin to half title. Moderate yellowing to jacket, particularly to flaps. Clean and sharp throughout. 192pp. Landmark publication by Gysin and Burroughs, printing selections from their visual and verbal collaborations produced using the cut-up method. Scarce signed, and rarely by both.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        Landlord and Tenant in Colonial New York - Manorial Society 1664-1775

      Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 1978. First Edition. hardcover. Near Fine/very good. Near Fine, solid, tight, hard binding with Very Good dust jacket wrapped in mylar. Clean and bright inside and out. First Edition. Signed by author on fly-leaf. Table of contents, appendices, sources, index, maps and sketches. Shelf. 456 pages.

      [Bookseller: Mike Codner, Bookseller]
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        Von Lotto Bis Tekke: Seltene Orientteppiche Aus Vier Jahrhunderten

      Munchen. (1978). First. First edition. Near fine in pictorial boards without a dustwrapper. Text is in German and English. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Sea, The Sea - SIGNED and inscribed to Martyn Goff

      Chatto and Windus 1978 - A first edition, first printing published by Chatto and Windus in 1978. This copy is signed to 'Mr Booker', Martyn Goff and was the property of Rubio Lindroos, Goff's partner. The book is very good+ and is inscribed on the title page "For Martyn Goff with so much gratitude and so many thanks, Good wishes, Iris Murdoch". There are two ink inscriptions by Lindroos on the ffep and verso of the title page. The dust wrapper is near fine and unclipped. Martyn Goff was the driving force behind the Booker Prize. Goff was a keen collector, as well as a book seller. He was the administrator of the Booker from 1970-2005. John Sutherland (chair of judges in 2005) the literary academic, wrote in 2002 that "The current health of English fiction can be explained in two words: Martyn Goff. A superb association. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        Souvenirs du triangle d'or

      first edition, one of the 87 numbered copies on Alfa paper, only large papers.autograph dedication of the author an autograph signed by Alain Robbe-Grillet to Paul Aveline accompanied by a small drawing representing a woman's sex coming to illuminate her signatureBeautiful copy. Editions de Minuit Paris 1978 14x19,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Two Poems [cover title]

      Montreal: The Word, 1978. First edition. Hint of toning from a letter; slight thumb-dent, fine in original printed envelope, used and a bit marked.. 8vo, single bifolium of thick "Salt & Pepper" paper made by Twinrocker, Brookston, Indiana, printed on all sides. One of 140 numbered, signed copies of the poet's second book, printing the poems "Sundown at Fletcher's Field" and "Along These Rows." Laid in is a nice typed letter signed by Kleinzahler to Christopher Middleton, one of the poet's literary heroes, in which he describes his forthcoming book (A Calendar of Airs) and asks Middleton for a blurb. Middleton did indeed provide a blurb for the cover of the book when it was published by Coach House Press in 1978. Here, Kleinzahler has also inscribed the envelope: "One year later, but more poems -- August." Far less common than the Sausage Master of Minsk, which appeared the year before.

      [Bookseller: Locus Solus Rare Books]
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        Death of a Lady's Man.

      Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1978. First edition, first state with "Lie down." on page 94. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Leonard Cohen on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing. First published in 1978, the theme of this insightful and moving poetry collection is love with all its dilemmas. It is largely autobiographical in tone, offering the reader insights into Cohen's private world. From the 1950s and 1960s onward, Cohen's mournful, thought-provoking lyrics and poems have formed the backdrop to the musings of generations.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
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