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        Players Handbook (Advanced Dungeons & Dragons)

      TSR, Inc. 1978-01-01. HardCover. New. NEW BOOK

      [Bookseller: Outletzon]
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        Stand

      1978. First Edition . Signed. KING, Stephen. The Stand. Garden City: Doubleday, 1978. Thick octavo, original half black cloth, original dust jacket. $3800.First edition of KingÂ’s Hugo-nominated epic tale of apocalyptic terror, inscribed by him to noted horror collector Bongo Wolf, “For Bongo—With all best, Stephen King, 9/9/79.”""The book that took me the longest to write was The Stand. This is also the one my longtime readers still seem to like the bestÂ… I was writing this story near the end of the so-called Energy Crisis in the 1970s, and I had an absolutely marvelous time envisioning a world that went smash during the course of one horrified, infected summerÂ… Rarely have I seen so clearly with the eye of my imaginationÂ… [A trust in] violence as a solution is woven through human nature like a damning red thread. That became the themeÂ… There is no moral to The Stand, no 'We'd better learn or we'll probably destroy the whole damned planet next time—but if the theme stands out clearly enough, those discussing it may offer their own morals and conclusions. Nothing wrong with that; such discussions are one of the great pleasures of the reading life"" (King, On Writing, 201-6). Not only a ""very superior example of its genre"" (Clute & Nicholls, 666), The Stand ""represents King's most ambitiously imaginative novel and the most fulfilling exploration of a predominant theme in his work: the behavior of groups functioning under the pressure of extraordinary situations"" (Fantasy and Horror 6-206). ""First edition"" stated on copyright page; code ""T39"" in lower corner of final text page. First-issue dust jacket, with price of $12.95. Anatomy of Wonder II-601. Brooks A6. Ketchum, Levack and Levin 16. Horror Literature 4-135. Inscribed to Bongo Wolf, noted collector of vampire and horror literature.Book fine, dust jacket with light rubbing to edges and minor abrasions to front panel. A desirable, near-fine inscribed copy.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Transvestiten. Photos von Anno Willms, Einf. von Werner D

      Luzern, Frankfurt/M : Bucher, 1978. 44 Fotos, [24] Seiten: 48 cm 48 x 35 cm, Leinen Zustand: sehr gut bis neuwertig, 44 s/w Reproduktionen, alle Bl

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        CY TWOMBLY: BILDER PAINTINGS 1952-1976. VOLUME I.

      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. 0 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BOOKSELLER - ERIK TONEN BOOKS]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A Goldwasser Rare Books]
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        The Memoirs of Richard Nixon, Leaders and the Real War (SIGNED Limited Edtion Leatherbound) 3 Volume Set

      Grosset & Dunlap N.D. - Hardcover. Grosset & Dunlap Leatherbound. The Memoirs of Richard Nixon. SIGNED copy #769 of 2500. Embossed Grosset and Dunlap seal on limitation page. 1978. Foredge of gold gilt has a few light scratches, else FINE condition. Certificate of Authenticity laid in. 1120 pages. Leaders. SIGNED copy #769 of 2500. 1982. FINE condition. Certificate of Authenticity laid in. 371 pages. The Real War. SIGNED copy #629 of 2500 copies. 1980. FINE condition. Certificate of Authenticity laid in. 341 pages. Due to size and weight of set additional postage may be required. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Book Gallery // Mike Riley]
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        Chamber Music, Pomes Penyeach, & Occasional Verse : A Facsimile of Manuscripts, Typescripts, & Proofs The James Joyce Archive

      New York: Garland Publishing, Inc. 1978. xlii, 365 pp. Publisher's quarter green cloth over blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In original clear acetate wrapper. Top edge faintly dusty. A volume in the James Joyce Archive published by Garland. Facsimile edition of the autograph manuscripts and typescripts. Introductory notes. A clean and fresh copy. . Fine. Cloth. 1978. Folio.

      [Bookseller: Fosters' Bookshop]
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        Fantasies.

      München, Laterna Magica 1978 - Gr.-4°. 47 montierte Abb. nach Photographien, 1 Beiheft mit deutscher Übersetzung des Texts und 1 beigelegte Farbphotographie. Goldgeprägter Orig.-Kunstlederband mit farbiger Einbandillustration. Nummer 359 von 666 (gesamt 696) nummerierten und signierten Exemplaren mit einer beigelegten Farbphotographie unter Passepartout.

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        Predigten über den Epheserbrief. Sonnntagspredigten von der Langensteinbacherhöhe. Nach Tonbandaufnahmen: BD 2

      Etwas Alters- und Lesespuren. Zustandsklassifizierung dem Alter angepasst. Versand im gepolsterten Umschlag. ., Schutzumschlag n.v., Paulus-Buchhandlung KG, 1978

      [Bookseller: LOOK Werbeflächen GmbH & CoKG]
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        L'ALTRA FACCIA DEL PUPAZZETTO. MARIO POMPEI

      - CAPPELLI, 1978 Note Bibliografiche: pp. 94; cm. 24x17 Biografia e bibliografia del grande artista , con riproduzioni a colori di numerosi suoi disegni, copertine di libri e riviste Cento anni di illustratori [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: libripop]
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        Das Meissener Musterbuch für Höroldt-Chinoiserien. Musterblätter aus der Malstube der Meissener Porzellanmanufaktur (Schulz-Codex).

      München, Idion 1978 - Groß-Folio. 122 S., 2 nn. Bl., mit 17 teils farbigen Tafeln im Kommentarband und 132 Tafeln mit farbigen montierten Faksimiles. 2 Seidenkassetten mit eingelassener Porzellanplakette auf dem Rücken und Seideneinband des Kommentars als Blockbuch in Originalschuber, (Schuber leicht fleckig, Rücken der Bände leicht verblasst). Eins (Nr. 88) von 1500 nummerierten Exemplaren. - Text in Deutsch, Englisch, Französisch und Spanisch. - "Höroldt ist als Schöpfer des europäischen Porzellanstils zu bezeichnen. Weitgehend unabhängig vom ostasiatischen Vorbild, eher Augsburger dekorativen Erfindungen verpflichtet, vielleicht nicht einmal eminent schöpferisch begabt, entwickelte er Dekore von großer Bedeutung und künstlerischer Qualität. Seine entscheidende Tat war die Idee und unerschöpfliche Variation der nach ihm benannten „Höroldt-Chinoiserien" mit ihrem Charme, Humor und ihrer Frische." (NDB 9, 363). - Schönes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tresor am Roemer]
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        Book 72

      Rochester: Keith Smith, 1978. Quarter leather in hand printed paper covered illustrated boards.. Quarto. Unique book by the radical generative artist, Keith Smith. SIGNED, dated, and numbered 1/1 on the title pape. Folded and bound sheets. Color Xerox transfers to Arches paper. Wild cacophony of artistic styles, including photography, drawing, collage. Smith has made over 280 unique artists' books; Book 72 is regarded as one of the best.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Joseph Beuys. Atelier Drakeplatz, Düsseldorf 1978.

      40,5 x 30,5 cm. Minimale Gebrauchspuren. Joseph Beuys in seinem Atelier am Drakeplatz, 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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Querido]
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        Diverse werken, complete serie in 10 delen

      Urk, Willem Teellinck Fonds, 1978 - REPRINT 17 Werken in 10 banden, half Leer, 4º (keurige set)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat de Roo]
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        Colorful World of Animals (Koala, 6th revised ed.)

      San Diego 1978 - 23 x 28,5 cm 72 Seiten 360 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Schueling Buchkurier]
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        Georgia O'Keeffe A Portrait by Alfred Stieglitz

      NY: MOMA, 1978. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. two-toned cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper in slipcase. abraded at lower corner. O'Keeffe, Georgia. Unpaginated. Folio, 36 x 27 cm. Signed presentation copy from Georgia O'Keeffe to Constance Friess, her New York physician on title page: "For Dear Connie Friess a friend of many years Georgia O'Keeffe." Laid-in a hand written card of Peter A. Cooper, the son of Ms. Friess noting their friendship over the years both in New York and New Mexico at the Ghost Ranch. With an Introduction by Georgia O'Keeffe. Fifty-one photographs, a representative selection from the hundreds of photographs made over a period of thirty year. All photographs are dated or inferred by comparing the images to those of known date. Printed by the Stinehour Press on Monadock Caress paper.

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        JOAN MIR

      Barcelona, Spain: Ediciones Polígrafa, (1978). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 207, (7) pages. Text in Spanish. Introductory text by Joan Teixidor. Third volume of a four-volume set of Miró's lithographic works. Color plates numbered 322-555, with color illustrations accompanying introduction. Dust jacket chipped at top edge. Note on front free endpaper states "five original lithographs removed." Portions of text separated from covers.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll]
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        Esquisses suivies de Suites sur faire et de-faire l’hypergraphie

      Paris, Editions PSI, 1978 - In-4 (210 X 297), 18 pages, agrafé. Edition originale de deux oeuvres de Roland Sabatier dont l’existence est déterminée par des formules linguistiques, situées dans l’ambiance, aux significations restrictives ou paralysantes. • Un des 25 exemplaires de tête, signés et justifiés comportant en plus une oeuvre originale signée et numérotée de l’artiste. L'ensemble sous une chemise signée et numérotée [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Lecointre-Drouet]
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        Rebecca

      Guild, 1978. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; 8vo - over 7.75" - 9.75" tall; a fair reading copy; gilt on spine faded; one of a series of classics by Guild Publishing in maroon faux-leather with ornate gilt decor and titles; we have many of this series in stock; please contact us for further information. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        Going After Cacciato.

      New York: Delacorte Press, 1978. First edition of the author's National Book Award-winning novel. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Tim O'Brien on title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. "To call Going After Cacciato a novel about war is like calling Moby-Dick a novel about whales" wrote the New York Times upon publication in 1978. In a blend of reality and fantasy, this novel tells the story of a young soldier who one day lays down his rifle and sets off on a quixotic journey from the jungles of Indochina to the streets of Paris. In its memorable evocation of men both fleeing from and meeting the demands of battle, Going After Cacciato stands as much more than just a great war novel. Ultimately it's about the forces of fear and heroism that do battle in the hearts of us all. "Simply put, the best novel written about the war. I do not know . . . any writer, journalist, or novelist who does not concede that position to O'Brien's Going After Cacciato" (Miami Herald).

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        Transvestiten. Photos von Anno Willms, Einf. von Werner Düggelin

      Luzern, Frankfurt/M : Bucher, 1978 - 44 Fotos, [24] Seiten: 48 cm Zustand: sehr gut bis neuwertig, 44 s/w Reproduktionen, alle Blätter neuwertig; In einer Leinenkassette, Beibuch (48 x 35 cm) 24 nicht nummerierte Seiten, ue10022 3765802859 Wenn das Buch einen Schutzumschlag hat, ist das ausdrücklich erwähnt. Rechnung mit ausgewiesener Mwst. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1500 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BBB-Internetbuchantiquariat]
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        Generative Systems Workshop Artists' Books

      Chicago: Generative Systems Workshop, Columbia College 1978-1979 - Collection of eight unique artists books, three by Peter Thompson, most comb bound, created by or under the guidance of Thompson, an instructor at the experimental "Generative Systems Workshop" at Columbia College, Chicago. During the late 1970s, Columbia College created the Workshop as an open printing studio that offered a wide variety of students the then cutting-edge technology of digital photocopiers and other repurposed office equipment from companies such as Xerox and 3M. The resulting books explore the personal and expressive possibilities of the scanner as an alternative photography tool. The various uses of collage, text and image manipulation link these publications to the history of the artist book while pointing at the future of zine publishing. A compelling collection from a transformational moment in the technological history of image-making and photography. Does not appear to be represented in OCLC. The full collection contains the following books: THOMPSON, Peter. Apprehended. Chicago: Generative Systems Workshop, Columbia College, 1978. Unique artist book. Small quarto, comb-bound. SIGNED to the type-written colophon page and created on "Halloween day, October 31, 1978". Book consists of seven overlapping pages of varying widths. Turning the pages creates altering images of a distorted Patty Hearst's mug shot alongside the words "apprehended". Printed on marbled fine-art paper using a fax transmission of the September 29, 1975 issue of Time magazine. Fine in clear acetate wrappers. THOMPSON, Peter. On the Road with Princess Electra. Chicago: Generative Systems Workshop, Columbia College, 1978. Unique artist book. Small quarto, comb-bound. SIGNED to the type-written colophon page. Consists of repeated tele-copier images of a nude woman, reprinted with various degrees of contrast and distortion, interspersed with a hand written fictional text. The penultimate page is marked with tire tread marks, illustrating both the end of the road trip and Thompson's abiding interesting in alternative printing techniques. Lightly worn, overall near fine in hand illustrated wrappers. THOMPSON, Peter. The book of signatures. Chicago: Generative Systems Workshop, Columbia College, 1978-79. Unique artist book. Thin folio, hand sewn. SIGNED to the typed colophon. The book is comprised of a single cluster of six partially overlapping torn pages with hand typed text and stamped numbers. The text describes an oblique performance of choreography and written signatures; on verso of each sheet the text appears in negative. Near fine in plain wrappers. GILLESPIE, Don. PEIR Group + Presents One Nation Under a Groove, Produced by Don Gillespie. (Chicago: Generative Systems Workshop, Columbia College, circa 1979.) Unique artist book. Oblong quarto, comb-bound. Book of tele-copied drawings evocative of Pedro Bell's super-hero funk comics. Employs expressionistic techniques generated by the copier to create science-fiction backgrounds for the drawings. Original drawing and lettering to the clear acetate cover. A few teeth of the comb-binding broken but retained in a notated manila envelope; overall near fine in hand drawn acetate wrappers. KRAMER, Bobby Noel. Cool Fool. Chicago: The Generative Systems Workshop of Columbia College, 1979. Unique artist book. Small square quarto, spiral-bound. SIGNED and inscribed, "Peter / Some people are from / inner space / with / love" and also annotated "fifth copy / bobby noel kramer". Book consists of typed text alternating with high contrast tele-copier images, some indadvertedly evocative of Provoke photography. Housed in an annotated manila envelope along with two larger tele-copier images, both signed and dated, possibly from a separate book project. Cover neatly separated at four perforations from the plastic comb-binding, else near fine in photo-illustrated wrappers. SHANLEY, Brian. Direct Hints, Near Misses. (Chicago: Columbia College,) 1979. Unique artist book. Small oblong quarto, comb-bound. SI [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, ABAA]
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        GRANDE DIZIONARIO DELLA LINGUA ITALIANA + MOLTE APPENDICI. 31 voll.

      UTET, 1978. 31 volumi in ottime condizioni, copertina rigida in tela e scritte in oro al dorso, copertina protettiva

      [Bookseller: Messinissa Libri]
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        Enzyklopädie der Entdecker und Erforscher der Erde. 5 Bände (komplett).

      Bd.1 A-C, XIV, 1 Bl., 767 S. Bd.2 D-J, XVI, 728 S. Bd.3 K-Pallas Mit Berichtigungen und Nachträgen zum 1.-3. Band. XIV, 802 S. Bd.4 Pallegoix-Saposchnikow Mit Berichtigungen und Nachträgen zum 1.-4. Band. XIV, 753 S. Bd.5 Sapper-Zweifel. Mit Berichtigungen und Nachträgen zum 1.-5. Band, XIII, 586 S. Mit lose beiliegender 11-seitiger "Corrigenda" in Band 4. Orig.Kunstlederbände mit Goldprägung auf Rücken. 4. - Die unteren Schnittkanten minimal angestaubt, sonst in neuwertiger Erhaltung. Über einen Zeitraum von 26 Jahren, von 1978 bis 2004 erschienen die insgesamt 27 Lieferungen dieses monumentalen wissenschaftlichen Standardwerks von Dietmar Henze über die Entdeckungs- und Erforschungsgeschichte der Erde von den Anfängen bis zum Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts.

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        Enzyklopädie der Entdecker und Erforscher der Erde. 5 Bände.

      Graz Akademische Druck- u Verlagsanstalt - 2004 1978 - Weinrote Original-Kunstlederbände mit Rückenvergoldung u. goldgeprägten Rückentiteln (Schnitt leicht fleckig oder angestaubt). Das Standardwerk in der Originalausgabe.- Bd 1: A - C (XIV, 767 S.); Bd 2: D - J (XVI, 728 S.); Bd 3: K - Pallas. Mit Berichtigungen und Nachträgen zum 1., 2. und 3. Band (XIV, 802 S.); Bd 4: Pallegoix - Saposchnikow. Mit Berichtigungen und Nachträgen zum 1., 2., 3. und 4. Band (XIV, 753 S.); Bd. 5: Sapper - Zweifel. Mit Berichtigungen und Nachträgen zum 1., 2., 3., 4. und 5. Band (XIII, 586 S.). 10000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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.[removed][removed]

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        The Sea the Sea

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1978. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 1st printing first edition with the dustjacket.

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        Generative Systems Workshop Artists' Books

      Chicago: Generative Systems Workshop, Columbia College, 1978-1979. Mostly near fine; condition varies as noted.. Collection of eight unique artists books, three by Peter Thompson, most comb bound, created by or under the guidance of Thompson, an instructor at the experimental "Generative Systems Workshop" at Columbia College, Chicago. During the late 1970s, Columbia College created the Workshop as an open printing studio that offered a wide variety of students the then cutting-edge technology of digital photocopiers and other repurposed office equipment from companies such as Xerox and 3M. The resulting books explore the personal and expressive possibilities of the scanner as an alternative photography tool. The various uses of collage, text and image manipulation link these publications to the history of the artist book while pointing at the future of zine publishing. A compelling collection from a transformational moment in the technological history of image-making and photography. Does not appear to be represented in OCLC. The full collection contains the following books: THOMPSON, Peter. Apprehended. Chicago: Generative Systems Workshop, Columbia College, 1978. Unique artist book. Small quarto, comb-bound. SIGNED to the type-written colophon page and created on "Halloween day, October 31, 1978". Book consists of seven overlapping pages of varying widths. Turning the pages creates altering images of a distorted Patty Hearst's mug shot alongside the words "apprehended". Printed on marbled fine-art paper using a fax transmission of the September 29, 1975 issue of Time magazine. Fine in clear acetate wrappers. THOMPSON, Peter. On the Road with Princess Electra. Chicago: Generative Systems Workshop, Columbia College, 1978. Unique artist book. Small quarto, comb-bound. SIGNED to the type-written colophon page. Consists of repeated tele-copier images of a nude woman, reprinted with various degrees of contrast and distortion, interspersed with a hand written fictional text. The penultimate page is marked with tire tread marks, illustrating both the end of the road trip and Thompson's abiding interesting in alternative printing techniques. Lightly worn, overall near fine in hand illustrated wrappers. THOMPSON, Peter. The book of signatures. Chicago: Generative Systems Workshop, Columbia College, 1978-79. Unique artist book. Thin folio, hand sewn. SIGNED to the typed colophon. The book is comprised of a single cluster of six partially overlapping torn pages with hand typed text and stamped numbers. The text describes an oblique performance of choreography and written signatures; on verso of each sheet the text appears in negative. Near fine in plain wrappers. GILLESPIE, Don. PEIR Group + Presents One Nation Under a Groove, Produced by Don Gillespie. (Chicago: Generative Systems Workshop, Columbia College, circa 1979.) Unique artist book. Oblong quarto, comb-bound. Book of tele-copied drawings evocative of Pedro Bell's super-hero funk comics. Employs expressionistic techniques generated by the copier to create science-fiction backgrounds for the drawings. Original drawing and lettering to the clear acetate cover. A few teeth of the comb-binding broken but retained in a notated manila envelope; overall near fine in hand drawn acetate wrappers. KRAMER, Bobby Noel. Cool Fool. Chicago: The Generative Systems Workshop of Columbia College, 1979. Unique artist book. Small square quarto, spiral-bound. SIGNED and inscribed, "Peter / Some people are from / inner space / with / love" and also annotated "fifth copy / bobby noel kramer". Book consists of typed text alternating with high contrast tele-copier images, some indadvertedly evocative of Provoke photography. Housed in an annotated manila envelope along with two larger tele-copier images, both signed and dated, possibly from a separate book project. Cover neatly separated at four perforations from the plastic comb-binding, else near fine in photo-illustrated wrappers. SHANLEY, Brian. Direct Hints, Near Misses. (Chicago: Columbia College,) 1979. Unique artist book. Small oblong quarto, comb-bound. SIGNED and dated 1/79 to the rear cover. Contains twenty-one tipped-in hand-colored monoprints created using the 3M VQC printer, each with a typed caption. The images are mostly abstract and employ strikingly unusual bright, florescent colors; the captions are conceptual, some evocative of Lawrence Wiener. Comb-binding broken, pieces retained in the annotated manila folder the book shared along with "1-12", otherwise near fine in typed wrappers. SHANLEY, Brian. "1-12, Telecopier x/ Xerox". (Chicago: Generative Systems Workshop, Columbia College,) 1979. SIGNED and dated to cover. Oblong quarto, stapled. SIGNED and dated 12/13/78 to cover below hand-written title. Consists of twelve xeroxed sheets. The first image is a graphic repeated serially, subsequent pages appear to document the gradual degradation of the image on the Xerox scanner bed. Each page hand-numbered. Lightly creased, else near fine in stapled wrappers. Housed in same annotated manila envelope as "Direct Hints Near Misses." VAN KOUGHNOTT, Amy. (Hands.) (Chicago: Generative Systems Workshop, Columbia College) 1979. Unique artist book. Long spiral bound oblong quarto. Initialed by the artist to rear cover and dated 2/26/79. Debossed hand prints on front and back cover. Eight black and white tele-copier images of hands and impressionistic drawing elements, all . With laid-in tele-copier image of nightgown top, initialed and dated 11/30/78. Plastic comb binding broken, pieces retained in annotated manila envelope, some creases to covers and to the laid-in tele-copier image, all housed in labeled manila envelope.

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        JOURNAUX DE VOYAGE. Texte établie, présentée et annotée par Roger Quilliot

      - Paris, Gallimard - NRF, 1978. Broché: 14.5 x 22 cm, 147-[5] p., non coupé. Édition originale. Un des 130 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches Aarjomari-Prioux (no. 105), après 36 sur Hollande, deux seuls grands papiers. Infime coloration aux barbe, sinon exemplaire en parfait état. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC). Bulletin Nr. 192-324 + Sonderbände 13-20.

      Columbia, -2000. 1978 - Reich illustriert. (23x15 cm), ab Nr.24 Illustr. Orig. Umschläge. ** Komplette Folge (ab Nr. 192; mit allen Registerbänden) der amerikanischen Uhrensammlervereinigung NAWCC. Die 8 Sonderbände enthalten gute und gesuchte Monographien zur amerikanischen Uhrengeschichte. * Sehr gut erhalten, neuwertig. (Versandkosten auf Anfrage) (SW: Naturwissenschaft - Technik - Uhrengeschichte - Amerika/ USA)

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        THE THIRD MIND

      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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        Jackson Pollock: A Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings, Drawings, and Other Works (Volumes 1, 3 & 4 - MISSING Volume 2)

      Yale University Press, 1978. Volumes 1, 3 and 4 ONLY. MISSING VOLUME 2. Volumes 1 and 3 are good plus with shelfwear (including some soiling to the covers) and bumped corners. Volume 4 is an ex-university library reference book with only a few library markings. Otherwise, this volume is good plus with shelfwear and bumped corners. Issued without dust jackets. There is no slipcase. A good example of very scarce volumes.. Hard Cover. Good.

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        LE BATTAGLIE CIVILI I 30 ANNI DEL MONDO

      CORRIERE DELLA SERA, IL MONDO, MILANO 1978 - ITALIANO Suppl. al n. 30 de Il Mondo direttore Paolo Panerai, pagine leggermente brunite ai bordi, coperta morbida con lievissimi segni del tempo, fioritura ai tagli

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        HOKUM: a Three-act Play

      The Sans Souci Press, Wellesley Hills, Mass 1978 - 1 of 3 uncorrected galley proofs originally copyrighted in 1921, but never published. This work precedes Hemingway's first book by two years, The manuscript was sold in the Jonathan Goodwin sale and documentation of its authenticity is supplied in the introduction. This is 1 of only 3 uncorrected typesetter's proofs run off by the printer William Ferguson for the pubisher William Young. With original mailing label present from the Ferguson press stating with note that corrected galleys will follow. For all purposes, this is the only copy of the galleys for sale as one resides in a library in the South and the other in a private collection. The galley sheets are folded with several printer's notations, and are in fine condition. Housed in a handsome green cloth clamshell with spine label. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Photograph Signed

      np: np, 1978. LARGE (8 x 10 in ) PHOTOGRAPH OF RAND, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED in ink in the bottom margin: "To Carl Davis - / -Cordially - Ayn Rand / 8-25-78". A fine portrait of Rand in her later years. A little ink variation on the inscription, due to the glossy paper, otherwise fine. Signed Rand photographs are extremely rare on the market. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Nurse practitioners and the expanded role of the nurse : a bibliography

      U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Health Resources Administration, Bureau of Health Manpower, Division of Nursing, 1978-01-01. Hardcover. Good. Ex-library paperback (rebound as hardcover) in very nice condition with the usual markings and attachments. Tight binding.

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        Leroy Neiman-Ali - Spinks-1978 Offset Lithograph-SIGNED

      1978 - "Ali - Spinks" by Leroy Neiman, Signed Offset Lithograph printed in 1978 from an edition size of 500. The overall size of the Offset Lithograph is 35 x 23 inches. The condition of this piece has been graded as A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Here is some supplemental information about the Offset Lithograph: Hand signed in pencil by Neiman. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Rare Posters]
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        Peggy, Amsterdam 1975. .

      Amsterdam, Self Published, 1978. Gelatine silver print, 50 x 33 cms. Printed 1978. Depicted in: Willem Diepraam - foto's/photographs, introduction Gerard van Westerloo, cover en p. 38. Large dedication addressed to a Dutch photographer, signed, dated '29 aug. 2013', titled 'Peggy, Amsterdam, 1975', annotated '1978'.

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        Listening Woman

      1978. first edition. NY, Harper & Row, 1978, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Signed by Hillerman, this is a Joe Leaphorn mystery set in the northern Navajo reservation, Hieb bibliography A5a, it includes 22 original b&w drawings by Navajo artist Ernest Franklin, including one of Leaphorn, only a handful of these early Hillerman titles were so illustrated, very scarce thus. Lettering on the book's spine fading, as usual, else fine.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman ]
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        Moortown Elegies Drawing by Leonard Baskin

      

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        The Country Life Book of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.

      4to., original cloth with price-clipped dust wrapper. Tear to upper panel of wrapper which has a few nicks, otherwise a very good copy. First edition. Inscribed by the Queen Mother to Fleur Cowles "This book is signed for Fleur Cowles by her friend Elizabeth R. October 1979." Also with a Christmas card for 1987 signed by the Queen Mother loosely inserted. "Everybody's favourite Royal in Britain is Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, whose friendship has truly enriched my life. How does one characterize this great lady, her irresistible grace, even a raffish sort of charm? I started by reminding myself that she is her century; she was born with it in 1900, to become a beloved symbol of the British royals, known within the family as 'The Firm'. Ninety-five in August 1995, her energy astounds, her stamina amazes, and her curiosity is still as lively as ever." "Yes, I am totally devoted to the Queen Mother, and grateful for her friendship. I love my copy [as offered here] of Godfrey Talbot's book on her which she inscribed in her own distinguished hand: "To Fleur Cowles, by her friend Elizabeth R."

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        The Memoirs of Richard Nixon.

      New York: Grossett & Dunlop, 1978. First edition. Thick octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the half title page, "To Ward Thompson, with appreciation for his service to the nation and best wishes for Christmas, 1978 10-27-78 Richard Nixon." The recipient Ward Thompson was an IRS auditor assigned to review Richard Nixon's taxes. Laid in are a carbon copy of Thompson's work log, showing he spent 325 hours on the audit (done under the code-name Mason); a photocopy of the results of the audit (Nixon owed $67,000); and a photocopy of an internal IRS memo allowing Thompson to ask Nixon for his autograph. Given Nixon's well-known predilection for using the IRS as a political weapon, there aren't going to be many better copies of this book. It is also inscribed by Dean Butler, Nixon's attorney, "Thanks for your patience, guidance, and cooperation in a uniquely difficult matter. President Richard Nixon's autobiography is an intensely personal examination of his life, public career, and White House years. With startling candor, Nixon reveals his beliefs, doubts, and behind-the-scenes decisions, and sheds new light on his landmark diplomatic initiatives, political campaigns, and historic decision to resign from the presidency. Throughout his career, Richard Nixon made extensive notes about his ideas, conversations, activities, and meetings. During his presidency, from November 1971 until April 1973, and again in June and July 1974, he kept an almost daily diary of reflections, analyses, and perceptions. These notes and diary dictations, which are quoted throughout this book, provide a unique insight into the complexities of the modern presidency and the great issues of American policy and politics.

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        Les Roses, par P. J. Redouté, peintre de fleurs, dessinateur en titre de la classe de Physique de l'Institut et du Muséum d'Histoire naturelle. Avec le texte par Cl. Ant. Thory.

      Anvers, De Schutter, 1974-1978. - Quatre volumes grand in-folio (550 x 360 millimètres), demi-cuir de l'éditeur avec coins. 179 planches en couleurs. Luxueuse réimpression intégrale en fac-similé des trois volumes de l'édition originale de 1817-1824. Tirage limité à 510 exemplaires numérotés sur chiffon Lana. L'éditeur ajoute un quatrième volume de commentaires en français et en anglais. Ce dernier volume contient : une introduction de Sir Georges Taylor ; une biographie et une bibliographie de Redouté ainsi qu'une notice sur Thory par André Lawalrée ; une étude sur Les Roses , citées dans l'ouvrage de Redouté par Gisèle de La Roche ; la traduction anglaise abrégée du texte de Thory. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        No. V-109. The Biography of a Printing Press.

      Watertown, MA: Bromer, Anne & David, 1978. 30pp. From an edition of thirty-five deluxe copies printed at the Bird & Bull Press and signed by Henry Morris, this is a publisher's copy. The deluxe copies include an extra leaf tipped in titled "The Remedy for Micro-Typographia," which includes a version of the Lord's Prayer in Dutch printed from a single piece of engraved, 10-point Didot type. Each letter of the Prayer is a mere 0.145mm high. The only miniature printed at Bird & Bull, and the first time that a Bird & Bull checklist appeared in print. Very fine in a deluxe binding by Gray Parrot, of gilt-stamped black morocco with an onlaid "V" in gray. The endpapers are purple paste-paper made by Henry Morris. (Bromer/Edison, p. 49). (2 3/8 by 1 7/8; 60x47mm).

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        Senza Titolo

      Plura Edizioni, 1978. 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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