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        DIDEROT ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Complete Illustrations 1762-1777 (Five volumes in slipcase)

      Harry N. Abrams, New York 1978 - Volumes are uniformly bound with light blue cloth boards and dark blue leatherette spines with four raised bands, Introduction by Roger Lewinter, with 3115 full-page plates spread across four volumes, fifth volume is index with 304 pages. All volumes contained within slipcase covered in light blue cloth matching boards. Large (over 9" of books) and heavy, USPS Media Mail as expected, others extra.; 4" x 6-3/4"; Several pages in Volume I have tiny corner creases, small area of rubbing to gilt on spne of Volume IV, creasing to ribbon for lifing books out of slipcase. Volumes and slipcase otherwise clean, unmarked and unworn. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Langer, Bookseller [IOBA]]
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        Max The Mouse who Made the Met

      This is an early home-made book by an eighteen year old (or 17) Tom Yakutis, who went on to a highly successful career as an animator. His later credits include Popeye (1978 - 1981), Challenge of the SuperFriends, and many stints as director, designer, or artist on episodes of such beloved cartoons as the Jetsens, the Flintstones, etc. He began his career at Disney and worked at many of the major animation studios subsequently, including Hanna and Barbera, Warner Brothers, etc. Already in this illustrated manuscript we can see the polish of his renderings, with the mice and human characters endowed with real expressiveness. The short text is not really commensurate with the quality of the illustrations, and from the many misspellings we might wonder whether Mr. Yakutis was dyslexic. The story flows crudely, but thankfully, the drawings delight and more than compensate. The setting of this mouse tale at the Met is also interesting. There is an element of humor in the tiny creature living in so grand a place, and then upending it. At the time the Met loomed larger in the American landscape as a temple of high culture, and it was a time when top singers there had a presence in popular culture as well, with singers such as Rise Stevens, Laurence Tibbett, Lily Pons, Jamila Novotna, etc. enjoying significant movie careers in popular movies.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques ]
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        Death of a Lady's Man.

      McClelland and Stewart, Toronto 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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      Bologna: Bora, , 1978. Acquaforte acquatinta originale a 6 colori. cm 62,5x43 (Foglio 70x50). . . Tiratura 100.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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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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      G.E.R, 1978. ITALIANO 0,08 All'interno Altri Coniglietti di P.Echaurren ed Un Alfabeto Topesco di C.Salaris, supplemento al n. 0 di Futilità, stampato in 290 copie di cui la ns è la n. 34, pagine in buonissimo stato di conservazione, brossura editoriale morbida, ingiallita ai bordi e con lievi segni del tempo USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Die Chronik des Kreuzfahrer-Königreiches Jerusalem. Mit 150 farbenprächtigen Miniaturen von Städteansichten, Landschaften, Kriegsszenen, kostbaren Initialen und reichen Bordüren. - [HALBPERGAMENTBAND auf papierkaschierten Holzdeckeln]

      Idion Verlag, München 1978 - Einmalige limitierte Weltauflage von 950 (total 1005) nummerierten Vollfaksimilies nach dem Original der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek in Wien. Hergestellt im Lichtdruck in 12 Farben und Gold; Format 57 x 30 cm. Separater Kommentar 15 Seiten in deutscher Sprache , broschiert 21 x 29,8 ; Originalschuber . Eins von 950 Exemplaren , aus dem Jahr 1978 ; sehr gut erhalten. - - - Diese berühmte Handschrift aus der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek in Wien präsentiert eine historische Chronik der Kreuzfahrer. Vom ersten Kreuzzug und der Einnahme der Stadt Jerusalem im Jahr 1099 über die Abfolge der folgenden Könige von Jerusalem wird die Geschichte der Kreuzzüge in herrlichen Miniaturen vor Augen geführt. Ungewöhnlich ist das Querformat der Handschrift, das die Malereien äußerst gut zur Geltung bringt. Die prachtvolle und außergewöhnliche Handschrift entstand als Auftrag des Herzogs Philipp der Gute von Burgund um 1450 in Frankreich. Der Meister des Girard de Roussillon schuf zusammen mit einem Schreiber aus dem Umkreis von David Aubert am burgundischen Hof ein Meisterwerk der Buchmalerei des 15. Jahrhunderts, das bis heute wohl jeden Betrachter begeistert! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Classikon - Kunst & Fotografie]
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        39' x 37' x 16' (approx). AND / OR [Gallery]. June 22 to July 9, 1978

      [Seattle]: [And/or Gallery], 1978. SIGNED limited edition. No. 36 of 50 (boxed copies?), out of 400 total exhibit catalogues. Stapled brown craft-paper wrappers printed in black, with partially printed/ partially handwritten limitation info to lower corner. In painted cardboard box. Fine condition in Near Fine box (minor wear).. 22 unnumbered pages, including inside wrappers. B/w photographic images and diagrams. Catalogue: 8" x 9-3/4". Box: 9-5/8" x 12" Exhibition catalogue signed by Savinar to the front wrapper, accompanied by two sealed, clear plastic bags containing sawdust and wood chips, respectively. Each bag has been mixed with printed paper scraps, apparently clipped from newspapers or magazines and with a construction theme."39' x 37' x 16' (approx)" was a fairly early exhibit in Savinar's now 40+ career as a Portland-based artist. The show offered a mixed media and wood sculptural interpretation of construction work and its intersections with sex, gender, and country music. The bags of construction detritus we speculate may have been byproducts of the art's creation and/or exhibition setup.Scarce. We find no record of this boxed limitation issue, and only four institutional holdings for just the catalogue alone: MOMA, SFMOMA, Portland Art Museum, and San Francisco Center for the Book.

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        Five Years of Historical Technology.

      Marblehead, MA: Historical Technology Press, 1978 - 1987. 4to. Three vols. of variously paginated catalogs. b/w ills. The set brought 294 GPB at Sotheby's 1992 "Literature and Scientific Instruments" sale. Moskowitz was a retired engineer who turned his hobby of collecting scientific instruments into a pioneering business. He was quite a success and his catalogs (which include books and charts as well as instruments) stretched over nine years and twenty-nine catalogs. This collection is complete, and represents a goldmine of information as well as "good old days" prices and items Well over 1000 pages of catalogs here, tidily bound in red buckram. The lot

      [Bookseller: Ten Pound Island Book Co.]
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        Selected Writings, 1909-1953 2 Vol Set, (Vienna Circle Collection, No. 4a, b)

      Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht Holland 1978 - 2 vol set of Reichenbach's Selected Writings, original black cloth hardcover with gilt lettering on spine, vol 1 is very good and clean throughout, vol 2 is ex-lib, in good+ to very good condition, spine slightly faded, clean text except minor library treatment 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Secret Knowledge Books]
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        Bruno Goller. Blick ins Atelier Düsseldorf, 1978.

      40,5 x 30,5 cm. Minimale Gebrauchspuren. Blick ins Atelier des Malers Bruno Goller, Düsseldorf 1978. Schwarz-Weiss Fotografie, Abzug 2006 verso handschriftlich bezeichnet und signiert. Erika Kiffl, geboren 1939 in Karlsbad (heute Tschechien), lebt seit 1951 in Düsseldorf. Seit 1979 als freie Fotografin tätig, zuvor als Artdirektorin. Erika Kiffl hatte bereits in den frühen 60er Jahren begonnen, in der Düsseldorfer Kunstszene aktiv zu fotografieren. Bekannt wurde sie mit ihrem eigenen Blick in die Ateliers der Künstler. Zu diesen Fotoserien erschienen mehrere Publikationen.

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

      Northridge, California: Lord John Press. 1978. First. 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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Works of Aristotle: Ethics, Logic, Physics, Treatises, etc. Complete in 4 vols.

      Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1978. Exclusively for the Franklin Library subscribers to the series, The 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World. Complete in four volumes, issued serially, 1978 through 1984. List of titles: Vol. One: Nicomachean Ethics, Politics, The Athenian Constitution, Rhetoric, and On Poetics; Vol. Two: Logic; Vol. Three: Physics, Metaphysics, On the Soul, and Short Physical Treatises; Vol. Four: On the Heavens, On Generation and Corruption, Meteorology, and Biological Treatises. Smyth-sewn and bound in top-grain full leather, dark red, with distinctive gilt-stamped design to the boards and the hubbed spines. Unbumped spine heads and tails, and with sharp corners. Exceptionally clean bindings. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. Text blocks firmly bound in. A.E.G. On the gilt edges when held to harsh light at an oblique angle there might be seen a few tiny lines or striations, not visible in ordinary light, and deemed very minor. Mustard yellow or pale apricot moiré endpapers. 593, 411, 555 and 767 numbered pages. Yellow satin ribbon markers. Immensely clean interiors, very tight and certainly unread. A superb copy. Includes pristine "Notes from the Editors" pamphlets for Vols. 2, 3 and 4. The book set is scarce, the pamphlets more so. The text of this edition is reprinted from The Works of Aristotle translated into English under the editorship of W. D. Ross, by arrangement with Oxford University Press.. First Edition Thus. Full-Leather. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Marc Sena Carrel]
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        The End of Music

      Glasgow, GPP, sans date (1978/1982) - In-4, [180 X 260 mm.], 28 pages agrafées, y compris la couverture, illustrations en et hors texte. Rédigé par David Wise membre du groupe King Mob, cette brochure contient les textes “The Revolution of Everyday Alienation”; “White Dopes on Punk”; “Rebel Music and State Morality”; and “Music All Day Helps You Work & Play” et explore les relations ambiguës entre le mouvement Punk et les théories situationnistes. Ce texte a circulé assez confidentiellement à partir de 1978 sous diverses formes. Il est d’abord paru sous le titre “Punk, Reggae ; a critique” puis a été remis en forme et enrichi de notes par l’auteur. C’est cette version que nous proposons. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Lecointre-Drouet]
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        Travemünde 1950). Eine Flasche Rum haut noch keinen Seemann um. Aquarell und Feder, um 1978. Signiert. 56 x 42 cm.

      1978 - Rötger Feldmann alias Brösel ist einer der erfolgreichsten deutschen Comiczeichner, sein Spitz- und späterer Künstlername 'Brösel' rührt daher, dass ihm seine frühen Motorräder 'buchstäblich unter dem Hintern zerbröselten'.- Vorliegendes Blatt stammt aus seiner ersten Ausstellung im Jahre 1979 in der Kieler Kultkneipe 'Erbse'.- In kräftigen Farben gestaltetes Porträt eines am Tisch sitzenden, sinnierenden und Pfeife rauchenden, kräftigen Seemanns, auf dem Tisch eine kleine Flasche (Buddel) Rum, im Hintergrund eine Bucht mit Leuchtturm und am Strand liegendem Ruderboot. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        River, its shadow of shadows 1960-1963 [SIGNED]

      (Tokyo): (Yugensha / Kazuhiko Motomura), (1978) - 4to (300 × 270 mm), pp.[170] (inc. 20 folding). 89 black-and-white photographs. Texts in Japanese and English by W. Eugene Smith, Miyabi Ichikawa, Koichi Tanigawa, Seigow Matsuoka, and Jun Morinaga. Design by Kohei Sugiura and Hitoshi Suzuki. Black endpapers. Grey cloth-covered boards, spine and sides lettered in white. Publisher’s black-and-white photo-illustrated paper-covered board slipcase; one spine edge bumped. Original shipping carton with title in pencil on one side; lightly worn. Signed by Morinaga in silver ink on first page. Fine in a close to fine slipcase. First edition, signed copy. In 1960 Jun Morinaga graduated from the photography department at the Nihon University College of Art, and later that year he began photographing Tokyo rivers, continuing to work on the project over a period of three years. Shortly after beginning the series he met and showed his work to W. Eugene Smith. Smith was impressed and hired Morinaga to work as an assistant on a commission for Hitachi that would become Japan: Chapter of Image (1963). The 1971 Japanese tour of Smith’s retrospective exhibition ‘Let Truth be the Prejudice’ had been produced by Kazuhiko Motomura, and it was Smith who introduced Motomura to Jun Morinaga’s work. The design of River, its shadow of shadows is by Kohei Sugiura, who was also responsible for several of the most striking Japanese photobooks of the 1960s and ‘70s. Kaneko, R. and Vartanian, I., Japanese Photobooks of the 1960s and ‘70s pp.218-221. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oliver J. Wood]
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        Tides of sensuality (deluxe edition)

      Working drawings and studies for a major work to be titled Bumbooziana by Donald Friend. Foreword by Elizabeth Summons. Melbourne: Gryphon Books, 1978. Quarto, gilt-decorated red cloth in black dustjacket, illustrated throughout with Friend’s sketches in preparation for Bumbooziana. Limited to 350 copies signed by the artist, this is one of the 100 copies of the deluxe edition (this is copy no. 5) with an original signed drawing from the Bumbooziana series; light flecking to top-edge, otherwise a fine copy. Friend had a prickly relationship with publishers, especially the roguish Richard Griffin, with whom he produced the grand opus Bumbooziana, for which this work Tides of Sensuality is a prelude. While discussing details of publishing the elephant folio of grand erotica (Diaries, Vol. 3, p. 462), Donald Friend brought some preliminary drawings for Bumbooziana to show Richard Griffin on 19 September 1978. ‘Richard proposed publishing them very quickly – before Christmas – under a title we concocted,Tides of Sensuality’ (p. 462). It must have been quick indeed for on November 8th Friend records his thoughts the night of the book’s launch at the bookshop of Margareta Webber: ‘It is very elegant and beautifully produced. Richard and everyone concerned have done a marvellous book’ (p. 464). The success of Tides of Sensuality reinforced Friend’s commitment to produce Bumbooziana with Griffin, which would prove to be one of the highlights in Australian publishing of the twentieth century.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        Lothar Baumgarten. Atelier Sittarderstraße, Düsseldorf.

       40,5 x 30,5 cm. Minimale Gebrauchspuren. Lothar Baumgarten, fotografiert von Erika Kiffl in seinem Atelier in Düsseldorf, 1978. Schwarz-Weiss Fotografie, Abzug 2003, verso handschriftlich bezeichnet und signiert. Erika Kiffl, geboren 1939 in Karlsbad (heute Tschechien), lebt seit 1951 in Düsseldorf. Seit 1979 als freie Fotografin tätig, zuvor als Artdirektorin. Erika Kiffl hatte bereits in den frühen 60er Jahren begonnen, in der Düsseldorfer Kunstszene aktiv zu fotografieren. Bekannt wurde sie mit ihrem eigenen Blick in die Ateliers der Künstler. Zu diesen Fotoserien erschienen mehrere Publikationen. Versand D: 2,00 EUR 20. Jahrhundert / 20th Century, Deutschland / Germany, Düsseldorf / Düsseldorf, Fotografie / Photography, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

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        Teatr. (Teatp). 1978. 11 issues

      Moscow (Moskva): Iskusstvo, 1978. 4to. Original wraps. 12 issues, Complete Year. Later issues ISSN 0131-6885

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Färgatlas - Colour atlas - Farbatlas - Atlas de Couleur - Atlas de color... Svensk Standard, SS 01 91 02

      1978/1984. Hardcover/HalbLn, Ringbindung, im Schuber. Ca. 50 Blätter + beiliegend: Umschlüsselungs-Tabellen DIN-NCS/RAL-NCS (1986) Schwedische Norm SS 01 91 00 D Gültig von 1979 - 01 - 01, 10 Seiten NOS-Broschüre NCS Supplement -85 118 neue NCS-Farben auf Blättchen. Gutes Exemplar.

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        Brevis relatio eorum, quae spectant ad declarationem Sinarum Imperatoris KamHi circa caeli, Cumfucii, et avorum cultum, datam anno 1700. ...Augsburg and Dillingen, Johann Kaspar Bencard, 1703. Small 8vo (15.5 x 9 cm). Contemporary sheepskin parchment.

      Cordier, Sinica, cols. 893-894; De Backer & Sommervogel VII, col. 1978 (Thomas 12 note); WorldCat (9 copies). Rare first European edition, in the original Latin, of a Jesuit work on the religious and cultural circumstances in China under the Kangxi (here KamHi) Emperor (1654-1722), including the Emperor's edict of tolerance toward Christians and the controversial Jesuit arguement that Confucian rites and veneration of ancestors were non-religious and therefore compatible with Christianity. Although the title-page gives no author's name, the text is signed at the end by the principal author Antoine Thomas (1644-1709), Jesuit advisor to the Emperor, together with nine other Jesuits.With owner's stamp and a bookplate of Baron Horace de Landau (1824-1903). With the title-page very slightly slurred during printing and its lower outside corner torn off, but otherwise in very good condition, with only an occasional spot. Mice have nibbled away some of the parchment, but they fortunately decided not to sample the paperboards or paper, and the binding is otherwise good.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat FORUM BV]
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        The House at Pooh Corner.

      London: Methuen Children's Books,, 1978. With decorations by E. H. Shepard. Octavo. Bound for the publisher by Zaehnsdorf in pink morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, frames to covers gilt, vignette to front cover gilt, edges gilt, pink pictorial endpapers. With the slipcase, as issued. Illustrated throughout by E. H. Shepard. An excellent, bright, copy. Fiftieth anniversary edition, number 23 of 300 copies only signed by Christopher Robin Milne.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Copyright 1978

      A compte d'auteur, Londres et Paris 1978 - Londres, à compte d'auteur, 1978 (2016), Paris, Galerie Les Yeux Ouverts, 298x211mm, 32p., broché sous couverture photographique. Illustré de 16 photographies en noir et blanc dans un montage graphique de Barney Bubbles. Première édition du premier livre du photographe, publié à compte d¿auteur. Sous l¿influence de Roland Schenk, directeur aristique de Management Today, Griffin met en scène un graphisme ce qui devait avoir une large influence sur le langage visuel de la photographie commerciale. ¿Copyright 1978¿ inclut de nombreuses images produites pour ¿ Management Today¿ et autres clients, mélangés aux diagrammes dessinés par Barney Bubbles utilisant uniquement les lignes et des cercles. Exemplaire neuf, signé par Griffin (9/10) Un des dix exemplaires de luxe signé et numéroté par Griffin (9/10) et accompagné d'un tirage original d¿une des images du livre, réalisé par le photographe en 2016 ; l'ensemble est contenu dans un emboîtage gainé de toile grise, titre au palladium. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chloé et Denis Ozanne]
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        Olivenbäume am Bolsenasee, 1978

      - Technik: Aquarell auf Leinwand auf Karton. Beschriftung: unten rechts signiert und datiert: "Kruck 1978", unten links bezeichnet: "Itl.", verso Atelierstempel. Grösse: 36,3 x 55,8 cm (Darstellung). Weitere Größen: Bild: 36,3 x 55,8 cm, Unterlage: 42 x 61 cm. Beschreibung: In einem Hain von Olivenbäumen stehen blickt der Betrachter durch das Astgewirr der alten Bäume, die sich als verwundene Silhouetten vor dem moosgrünen Hintergrund abheben. Die kunstvollen Farbverläufe in kräftigen Farbtönen sind typisch für den Künstler, der vor allem Landschaften in Italien studierte und im Aquarell festhielt. Es handelt sich um einen Gesamtpreis inkl. Versandkosten innerhalb der BRD. Umsatzsteuer wird wegen Differenzbesteuerung nach §25a UstG weder erhoben noch ausgewiesen. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: H. W. Fichter Kunsthandel e.K.]
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        Brevis relatio eorum, quae spectant ad declarationem Sinarum Imperatoris KamHi circa caeli, Cumfucii, et avorum cultum, datam anno 1700. ...Augsburg and Dillingen, Johann Kaspar Bencard, 1703. Small 8vo (15.5 x 9 cm). Contemporary sheepskin parchment.

      Cordier, Sinica, cols. 893-894; De Backer & Sommervogel VII, col. 1978 (Thomas 12 note); WorldCat (9 copies). Rare first European edition, in the original Latin, of a Jesuit work on the religious and cultural circumstances in China under the Kangxi (here KamHi) Emperor (1654-1722), including the Emperor's edict of tolerance toward Christians and the controversial Jesuit arguement that Confucian rites and veneration of ancestors were non-religious and therefore compatible with Christianity. Although the title-page gives no author's name, the text is signed at the end by the principal author Antoine Thomas (1644-1709), Jesuit advisor to the Emperor, together with nine other Jesuits.With owner's stamp and a bookplate of Baron Horace de Landau (1824-1903). With the title-page very slightly slurred during printing and its lower outside corner torn off, but otherwise in very good condition, with only an occasional spot. Mice have nibbled away some of the parchment, but they fortunately decided not to sample the paperboards or paper, and the binding is otherwise good.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat FORUM BV]
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      Berlin, Propylaen Verlag 1978. Hardcover with dusjacket, 60 pp. text, 98 color plates, 4to, boards, fine condition. ISBN 3549066384. Bilder Paintings 1952-1976. Volume I- The first volume of an earlier catalogue raisonne project. Still an excellent reference on Twombly due to the scholarship and quality of reproductions. Text in English and German.

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        Cy Twombly Bilder Paintings 1952-1976

      Berlin: Propylaen Verlag, , 1978. Rilegato tela, sovracoperta (cloth, dust jacket). Ottimo (Fine). Volume I. Testo di Heiner Bastian. 98 tavole a colori. Cronologia, bibliografia, esposizioni. Edizione inglese/tedesca. 4to. pp. 60 + tavole. Ottimo (Fine). Prima edizione (First Edition). Il libro raccoglie una vasta selezione, realizzata a cura dello stesso artista, di dipinti degli ultimi 25 anni di attività di Twombly, di cui molti ancora inediti presentati al pubblico per la prima volta con questo volume.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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      (DAVIDSON, BRUCE). Davidson, Bruce. Introduction by Henry Geldzahler. BRUCE DAVIDSON: PHOTOGRAPHS - AN EXTRAORDINARY SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY FROM THE PHOTOGRAPHER. Signed Association Copy from the Photographer. New York: Agrinde Publications, 1978. First Edition. 4to. Cloth in Pictorial Dust Jacket. Photography Monograph. Fine/Fine. 168pp, profusely illustrated in black and white. The first major survey of the compelling photo essays of noted Magnum member Bruce Davidson, this well-illustrated monograph includes work from the "Widow of Montmartre", "The Dwarf", "Brooklyn Gang", "England and Scotland", "Sicily", "Black Americans", "The Bridge", "Los Angeles", "The New Jersey Meadows / A Trip West / Topless Restaurant", "Welsh Miners", "East 100th Street", and "The Cafeteria" series. A bright white, most handsome copy of the 1978 Agrinde first hardbound edition bearing the SIGNED PRESENTATION "For Robin, Bruce Davidson" in black ink on the title page to Robin Hurley - who was responsible for the St. Ann's Press editions of the photographer's "Subway", Time of Change", and "East 100th Street". 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. 0-671-40067-3 Inventory Number: 020811

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      (PETTIBON, RAYMOND). Pettibon, Raymond, Nelson Tarpenny, Josh Bayer (AKA "Sketchy" & Michael Gira. RAYMOND PETTIBON: A COLLECTION OF FORTY-EIGHT PRIMARILY EARLY ARTIST'S BOOKS / 'ZINES. Lawndale & Hermosa Beach, CA, etc. 1978-2015.: SST Publications, Superflux Publications, Galerie Metropol, Illuminati, Galerie Krinzinger, Parkett, Ooga Booga, Nieves & Innen, Contemporary Fine Arts & David Zwirner Books, First Edition. 8vo + 4to. Stapled Illustrated Wrappers. Artist's Books. Very Good. or Better. np (most circa 28pp), each profusely illustrated in b&w. In protective clear acetate dustwrappers. This is a collection of forty-eight primarily early artist's books cum 'zines - mostly self-published between 1978 and 2006 via SST and Superflux Publications - by the esteemed Southern California native, Raymond Pettibon. Listed by title in chronological order of publication preceded in parentheses by their entry number in Uwe Koch and Roberto Ohrt's "A Catalogue Raisonné of Artists' Books by Raymond Pettibon, 1978-98" (the last seven were issued following the bibliography and so have publication dates instead), they are: (01) "Captive Chains", (04) "Freud's Universe", (05) "My Struggle For Life After Death", (06) "A New Wave of Violence", (08) "Tripping Corpse 2: The Hippie Thing", (09) "Capricious Missives", (10) "Tripping Corpse 3", (11) "Virgin Fears", (12) "The Bible, the Bottle, and the Bomb", (13) "Console, Heal, Or Depict", (15) "Kismet's Account", (16) "Lana", (17) "Tripping Corpse Four", (18) "Tripping Corpse 5", (19) "American Lynch Law", (20) "A Can At The Crossroads", (21) "Cars, TV, Rockets, H-Bomb - - You Name It", (22) "The Express Sex Train", (23) "Exterminating The Eagles", (24) "Jane's Book Of Fighting", (26) "Like Death Valley", (28) "New Wavy Gravy", (29) "New Wavy Gravy 2 (As Opposed to Old Wavy Gravy)", (31) "Pig Cupid", (32) "Selfishness", (33) "Short Teats, Bloody Milk", (35) "Tripping Corpse 6", (37) "Wein, Weib, Und Gesang", (40) "Meat Offerings", (45) "Thin, Thin Cross", (51) "Meandering on a Riff", (84) "From a Tower", (92) "Sweet Luther", (94) "The Train-Watcher", (96) "Writ", (97) "The Cloud of Unreading", (98) "The Language of Romantic Thought", (100) "On The Scent (Vavoom)", (101) "One Foot in the Mouth, One Foot on the Shelf", (103) "Up The Threshold", (105) "Untitled (Justly Felt and Brilliantly Said - A Project for Parkett No. 47)", (2001) "Plot Burial By: Josh Bayer (AKA Sketchy), Raymond Pettibon", (2001) "'S Not Fake! 'S Real!", (2006) "As Always And So On", (2009) "The Major Arteries and the Minor Tributes", (2014) "Raymond Pettibon: Selected Works 1982 to 2011", (2015) "Raymond Pettibon + Mike Topp: Born On A Train" - SIGNED by both artists, and (2016) "Dzama / Pettibon" - second expanded edition. A most handsome group - all of which are in at least Very Good condition - of these wryly transgressive, seminal publications. 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: 021812

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Senza Titolo

      Milano: Plura Edizioni, , 1978. Ottimo (Fine). Impressione a secco originale, numerata e firmata a matita dall'Artista. Cm 12,3 x 18,3 (Foglio cm 15 x 21). . Ottimo (Fine). Tiratura 120 esemplari.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        The Sea, The Sea - SIGNED and inscribed to Martyn Goff

      Chatto and Windus, 1978. Hardcover. Very Good. 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.

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      New York: Viking Press. 1978. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0670700991 . Book condition is Very Good; with a Very Good dust jacket. Text is clean and unmarked. A scarce First Printing signed by Mr. Burroughs, one the most innovative authors of the 20th century. ; Signed and inscribed on the title page by William S. Burroughs. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 194 pages; Signed by Author .

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        Burroughs; Gysin THE THIRD MIND Signed US 1st/1st NF

      Viking. Hardcover. Signed American first edition, first printing. Signed on the title page by author William S. Burroughs. Published in 1978. Virtually no wear to jacket. Jacket is NOT price clipped. Covers are clean and bright. Edges are sharp. No tears or creases. The book itself is in Near Fine condition. The binding is straight and tight. NO remainder mark. All books are marked down 35% until December 31, 2016. Start stocking up on Christmas presents now! . Fine.

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        Traces Suspectes en Surface

      West Islip, NY: Universal Limited Art Editions, 1978. First edition. Rauschenberg, Robert. Portfolio with 36 lithographs by Rauschenberg and text by Robbe-Grillet. It comprises 31 pages plus the title page and 4 colophon pages, printed from 37 stones for the images and 27 aluminum plates for the text, numbered [1],1-31, I-IV. Pages measure 20-1/2 x 26-3/16 inches (52 x 69 cm.), folded as issued. Printed on specially made Twinrocker paper, with the watermark of the artist's and author's signatures. One of seven artist proof copies from the total edition of 42 copies. Each of the 31 pages is signed and dated by Rauschenberg and signed and numbered by Robbe-Grillet; each page also carries the embossed folio number and publisher's seal. Fine condition in original red cloth clamshell box, designed by the artist, as issued, and the publisher's specially constructed wooden case. "Long enamored of French literature and language, [publisher] Tatyana Grosman attended a lecture by Alain Robbe-Grillet in April 1972. When the writer mentioned Robert Rauschenberg's work, Mrs. Grosman, already aware of stylistic similarities between the two, felt that a collaboration was fated. Two days later, it was underway. During the next four years, Mrs. Grosman sent offset plates to Paris and proofed and translated Robbe-Grillet's text in West Islip; Rauschenberg added images one chapter at a time. The completed pages were sent back to Robbe-Grillet with plates for the next chapter. It soon became clear that Robbe-Grillet was not working in the spirit of sympathetic collaboration but providing a massive text that presented great problems in page design. Rauschenberg responded with images that are much more aloof than in previous books yet responsive to the elegance of the text," Esther Sparks, Universal Limited Art Editions, pp. 447-459. "The title is police jargon, loosely meaning that things are not as they seem....To Robbe-Grillet's mysterious story of lost romance and murder in the city, Rauschenberg responded with a portrayal of everyday life, with supermarkets, underwear, and bicycles. Mrs Grosman saw both contributions as equally nostalgic and sad. 'The effect was a Last Year at Marienbad quality,' she said," Mary Lynn Kotz, Rauschenberg / Art and Life, (1990), p. 148.

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        Du fond d'un songe" from Vingt-deux poèmes by Jean Cassou

      St. Gallen: Erker, 1978. Color 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.

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        China for the West: Chinese Porcelain and Other Decorative Arts for Export Illustrated from the Mottahedeh Collection

      London and New York: Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1978. 1st . Hardcover. New. in slipcase; bottom of slipcase has shelfwear. The catalogue of the Mottahedeh collection, the largest privately held collection of Chinese export porcelain.

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        China for the West: Chinese Porcelain & other Decorative Arts for Export illustrated from the Mottahedeh Collection

      Sotheby Parke Bernet Publications by Philip Wilson Publishers Limited, London, 1978 Book. Fair. Hardcover. 1st Edition. English text; Hardcover (two volumes in buckram with dust jacket in splicase); 25.6 x 35 cm; 5.243 Kg; 704 pages with 103 colour plates and 100 monochrome illustrations; Chips and signs of wear on the slipcase. Chips and tears in the dust jacket. Dust jackets taped. The interior is in good condition, apart from a mark on the bottom of the front free endpaper of volume one, probably due to the removal of an old sticker. Good readable copy.; This century has brought a growing awareness of the vast scale of Chinese export of decorative arts from the seventeenth century onwards. Until very recently however this subject had been very little studied, overshadowed as it was by the ever-widening perspectives of China's ancient past. It was nevertheless through this trade, and especially its ceramic wares, that the unique artistic creativity of the Chinese first became widely known and appreciated. This book aims to provide the most detailed and penetrating analysis yet made of the porcelains produced for Western markets during these centuries examining in its seven hundred pages and as many illustrations (one hundred of them in colour) all their many-sided attractions. The often unusual forms of the porcelain, their decorative styles and traditions, the endlessly varying subjects that they portray - and above all the continuous interchange in such themes between the Chinese manufacturers and decorators and their distant clients in the West, by means of the historic trading companies - all these are studied and interpreted more fully, and tabulated more practically for reference than ever before. The work also examines other export goods - painted enamels, carvings in ivory or soapstone, and reverse paintings on glass, to name only a few - which are represented by notable pieces. The material illustrated here is from one of the greatest collections of expert porcelain: assembled with care over nearly fifty years, it contains much that is rare or unique. Mr. and Ms. Motteheded have collected with clear-sighted purpose from the start, in a way no museum can hope to do so, so that today the wealth of rarities in their collection is matched only by its comprehensiveness, providing an ideal foundation for such a study. The authors are well equipped to write a major work on this subject, John Ayers, Keeper of the Far Eastern Section at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, is a noted authority on Chinese and Japanese ceramics whose numerous writings include four volumes on the Baur Collection (Geneva, 1968-74). David Howard's book Chinese Armorial Porcelain (London, 1974) has given an entirely new emphasis in the study of export porcelain, its design and dating, as well as the social history behind the great East India Companies. With its superb illustrations and analytical, yet highly readable text, this book offers an indispensable new source of information for the student and the collector..

      [Bookseller: Jorge Welsh Books]
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      - Con la colaboración de Bella Bessard. 279 pp. Magníficas ilustraciones en negro y en color. Enc. en tela editorial. 31x28,5. Edit. Blume. Barcelona, 1978. "René Magritte perteneció al surrealismo, una de las vanguardias artísticas del siglo xx que tenía por objetivo, entre otros, convertir lo familiar en extraño. Durante su etapa parisina, es decir, entre los años 1927 y 1930, plasmó en sus obras la relación entre palabras e imágenes. En ellas nos presenta al lenguaje como un agente constructor de mundos y lo relaciona con objetos cotidianos. Cuando empezó a pintar estos cuadros, denominados «cuadros logoicónicos» o «cuadros de palabras», Magritte penetraba en un mundo que apenas había sido explorado y que obligaba a una revisión esencial de nuestros hábitos mentales. El pintor sintetizó su teoría acerca del vínculo que existe entre palabras, imágenes y el mundo real en Les Mots et les images & Ofertas en papel CiENTO CUARENTA Y SEIS [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Methuen, UK 1978 - A bright SIGNED UK first edition, first impression. THE WRAPPER : The wrapper on this copy is bright, unfaded, complete and unclipped. There are three small white marks at the bottom edge of the back panel - hence the near fine description. Looks very sharp. THE BOOK : The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean and unfaded, the corners sharp. The pages are clean and bright. The closed page edges are fresh. No foxing. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. No remainder marks. This copy has been FLAT SIGNED by Harold Pinter to the title page. A lovely copy in a protected wrapper. Paypal accepted. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Betrayal - SIGNED by the Author

      Eyre Methuen, 1978. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Eyre and Methuen in 1978. A near fine book with some light spotting to the page edge. Small and faint biro tick to the front endpaper. In a near fine unclipped wrapper. SIGNED without dedication to the title page by the Author.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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      Los Angeles: Dawson';s Book Shop, 1978. Fine binding. One of 200 copies printed for Dawson's Book Shop at the Bird & Bull Press, this being copy #49, signed by Christopher Weimann and Henry Morris. With 22 specimens tipped in. Prospectus laid in. Half brown morocco over paper-covered boards. Fine binding.

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        Box Clinch: A Sound Performance by Ulises Carrion

      Ecart, Geneve 1978 - 413 x 270 mm. Silkscreen poster printed blue and red on white. Produced on the occasion of 'a sound performance by Ulises Carrion' 10 May, 1978. Condition: very good.

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      First edition in French, translation by André du Bouchet, one of 50 numbered copies on vélin d'Arches paper, the tirage de tête.This copy complete with its original frontispiece etching by Gisèle Celan-Lestrange.Manuscript signatures of Gisèle Celan-Lestrange and André du Bouchet to colophon.A fine copy. Clivages Paris 1978 14,5x20,5cm broché

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        The Lovelorn Astronomer. A New Poem

      (Boston and Chicago): G.K. Hall & Co. and Marquis Who's Who, Inc.. 1978. First. First edition. One card leaf folded to make four pages. Fine in original envelope with some offsetting. Variant with printed copyright notice. A single poem issued by the publishers as a Christmas greeting. Scarce. .

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