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        Signed Photograph

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Original color photograph of the two important twentieth-century dancers and choreographers, signed by both across the image. Photographed by Jack Vartoogian and dated 1979. In very fine condition. 10 x 8 inches (25.4 x 20.3 cm).<br>The important French-born Swiss dancer, choreographer and opera director Maurice Béjart choreographed several works for Nureyev in the early 1970's, including his version of "Le Sacre du Printemps" and the moving duo "Songs of a Wayfarer," which Nureyev danced together with Paolo Bortoluzzi. Their working relationship deteriorated, however, in the 1980's, culminating in a massive personality clash at the Paris Opera in 1986.

      [Bookseller: Schubertiade Music & Arts]
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        Johann Ludwig Gottfrieds fortgesetzte historische Chronick Oder Beschreibung der merckwürdigsten Geschichte, so sich von Anfang der Welt bis auf den heutigen Tag zugetragen

      Fackelverlag, 1979. gebundene Ausgabe Fast wie neu, Faksimile-Ausgabe (Band I von 1743, Band II von 1745) Versand D: 2,90 EUR

      [Bookseller: Versand-Antiquariat Konrad von Agris]
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        The Catafalque Works

      Diogenes, Zurich 1979 - First thus. 9 booklets. All but one Signed by Edward Gorey, printed name crossed out, even the Slipcase is signed. Only the German translation is not signed. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heartwood Rare Books]
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      Rome: Muro Torto, 1979. First Edition. One of an unstated number of "Hors de Commerce" copies marked HC in pencil. Single sheet of translucent stock (measuring 7" x 24") with text of the poem printed in black on recto, folded three times to create a four-panel fold-out and fastened to letterpressed card wrappers by a brass eyelet at top edge; text is entirely in French. Attached behind the poem is a four-panel fold-out on white card stock, with die-cuts, hand-drawn ink borders, X's, and O's, and a series of elaborately spaced red, blue, green, and white stickers. Signed by Ginsberg (in ink) on the inner rear wrapper. A few tiny rubbed spots internally; hint of sunning to outer wrapper along spine-fold, with a faint trace of dustiness; Near Fine. An exquisite artist's book designed by Jean-Marc Chevallier (1945-2012), containing the text of Ginsberg's 1974 poem written as a response to the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. The poem was incorporated as Song #2 in Hydrogen Jukebox, a chamber opera that was a collaborative work between Ginsberg and musician Philip Glass. The book was produced in a tiny run of 45 numbered copies, 10 copies lettered A-J printed on coton Fabriano, and 4 copies lettered W-Z on papier boucherie. Rare; OCLC finds 2 copies only (UC Berkeley, UNC Chapel Hill), and we note 2 others at the Centre International de Poésie, Marseille and the Italian National Library. Morgan H104.

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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        Vers et Prose

      Torino , FOGOLA, La Grande Collana 1979 - A cura di Stefano Agosti. Con 6 litografie a colori di Aldo Salvadori di cui 3 a piena pagina. 4to. pp. 296. . Ottimo (Fine). . Edizione originale di 75 es. numerati. . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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      CENTRO ROMANO DI SINDONOLOGIA, ASSISI 1979 - SPAGNOLO Rivista del 1979,copertina flessibile illustrata con segni del tempo e lievi usure attorno ai bordi e al dorso.Numerose illustrazioni all'interno.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Selection of Porcelain of the Shanghai Musuem, A

      White Lotus, Bangkok 1979 - Selection of Porcelain of the Shanghai Musuem, A [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: SEATE BOOKS]
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        Alfonso X el Sabio. Cantigas de Santa Maria+ El Codice Rico de las Cantigas de Alfonso X El Sabio. Volumen complementario de la edición facsimil de ms. T.I.1 de la biblioteca de El Escorial

      - Edilan 1979. Dos tomos. 1º) Cantigas de Santa Maria, edición facsimil del codice T.I.1 de la biblioteca de San Lorenzo el Real Monasterio de El Escorial siglo XIII. Ejemplar 478 de un tiraje de 2000 ejemplares numerados. 1264 miniaturas. 2º) El Codice rico de las Cantigas de Alfonso X el Sabio. Volumen complementario, 406 páginas. Codice por Matilde Lopez Serrano. Texto por Jose Filgueira Valverde, con un apéndice de Ramon Lorenzo Vazquez. Las miniaturas por Jose Guerrero Lovillo. NO contiene los vinilos. Exlibris. Encuadernados en terciopelo. Buen estado de conservación. 50x35 cm. Ref: 10501 [LS/014575-10501]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Sanchez]
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        Signed Photograph

      1979. Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Original color photograph of the two important twentieth-century dancers and choreographers, signed by both across the image. Photographed by Jack Vartoogian and dated 1979. In very fine condition. 10 x 8 inches (25.4 x 20.3 cm).The important French-born Swiss dancer, choreographer and opera director Maurice Béjart choreographed several works for Nureyev in the early 1970's, including his version of "Le Sacre du Printemps" and the moving duo "Songs of a Wayfarer," which Nureyev danced together with Paolo Bortoluzzi. Their working relationship deteriorated, however, in the 1980's, culminating in a massive personality clash at the Paris Opera in 1986.

      [Bookseller: Schubertiade Music & Arts ]
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        Fachkatalog Afrika. Subject Catalog Africa. Catalogue-matieres Afrique. Band 1-7 und 10-12 in 13 Bänden. (vollständig, alles erschienene)

      Lexikonformat 4 (21x30cm), ca. 6000 Seiten. Alle Bände neuwertig und teilweise noch in Folie eingeschweißt. Das Vorwort und die Einleitung ist bei jedem Band dreisprachig: deutsch, englisch und französisch. Erscheinungsjahr 1979 bis 1995. Die Sammlung Afrika der Frankfurter Bibliothek ist eine der größten Sammlungen zum Thema Afrika südlich der Sahara, dessen Grunglagen in das 17.Jahrhundert zurückreichen. Enthält folgende Bände: Band 1/1 und 1/2: Geschichte, Band 2: Politik, Band 3: Literatur Literaturwissenschaft, Band 4: Kulturanthropologie, Band 5: Geowissenschaften Sozialwissenschaften, Band 6: Sprachen Linguistik, Band 7: Buch- und Bibliothekswesen Erziehung Wissenschaft, Band 10/1: Ostafrika I, Kenia, Band 10/2: Ostafrika II, Tanzania Uganda, Band 11: Indischer Ozean, Band 12/2: Westafrika II, Binnenstaaten, Band 12/3: Westafrika III, Nigeria. Die Bände 8, 9 und 12/1 sind nicht erschienen. Eine Fortsetzung ist vom Verlag nicht geplant. Somit vollständige Reihe, alles erschienene.

      [Bookseller: Criptestesia]
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        Josef Ehm. PORTFOLIO mit 18 Original-Fotografien. Praha, Panorama, 1979. Eine Grafik "Josef Ehm" in Original-Fotografie (Blatt mit leichter Knickspur), 18 Silbergelatine-Abzüge in Mattglanz Format jeweils 20,6 x 29,6 cm. Rückseitig mit Bildnummer sowie eingedruckter Bezeichnung in Tschechisch, Russisch, Deutsch, Englisch und Französisch. DABEI: Textband in den o.a. Sprachen, 10 Schwarzweiss-Aufnahmen im Text, 26 Seiten im Orig.-Umschlag. Ill. zweiflügeligen Mappe aus Karton. - Mappe mit etw. Benutzungsspur am Innenfalz die Fotografien mit etw. Knickspur an der äussersten linken Ecke, meist nur im Glanz sichtbar. - Vollständige Reihe, qualitätsvolle Abzüge. - Text von Josef Ehm und P. Tausk. - Aus der Serie "Profily / 2 z praci mistru ceskoslovenske fotografie". - Die FOTOGRAFIEN SIND WIE FOLGT BEZEICHNET: 1. Einsam und Verlassen, 1938 // 2. Wasserspeier und Stebepfeilersystem des Veitsdoms, 1947 // 3. Barocksaal des Klementinum, 1947 // 4. Waldinterieur, 1946 // 5. Jose

      ***** Josef Ehm. PORTFOLIO 18 original photographies, mat glossy silver gelatin prints. Praha, Panorama, 1979. Size each 20,6 x 29,6 cm. On verso number of photography, printed description in Czech, Russian, German, English, French. WITH text in five languages too pp. 26. Original cardboard folder. - Folder with slight damage photographies mostly with slight crease on one outermost corner, seen mostly only on gloss. - Complete series photographies in high quality. - Text by Josef Ehm und P. Tausk. - Series "Profily / 2 z praci mistru ceskoslovenske fotografie". - PHOTOGRAPHS NAMED AS FOLLOW: 1. Lonely and Forlorn, 1938 // 2. Gargoyle and Flying Butress System of St. Vitus Cathedral, 1947 // 3. Clementinum Baroque Hall, 1947 // 4. Forest Interior, 1946 // 5. Portrait of Josef Sudek in St. Vitus Cathedral, 1947 // 6. Northern Front of the Czernin Palace in Prague, 1950 // 7. Landscape near the Town Teplice, 1956 // 8. Winter on the Campa Island, 1956 // 9. Gothic and Baroque, 1957 // 10. Choir Ambulatory of St. Vitus Cathedral, 1957 // 11. Winter, 1960 // 12. "The Turk" on Charles Bridge, 1962 // 13. Spring in Prague, 1963 // 14. Cupola of St. Nicholas Chruch in Prague, 1964 // 15. On the Boarder of the Zizkov town-quarter, 1966 // 16. Castle Arcades on Zvivkov, 1967 // 17. I Was a Tree, 1967 // 18. Victory, 1976. - Bigger images on demand. - Price for all photographies together.

      [Bookseller: FOTOKUNST-Antiquariat Joachim und Silvia]
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        Property Law in the Arab World

      Graham & Trotman Limited, U.S.A. 1979 - This scarce title is subtitled "Real Rights in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Syria, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States". Blue leather-like boards with gilt titling to front board and spine. This is in Near Mint condition and appears to be completely unused. There are three very small bumps to the rear board only. The text is clean and free of marks or annotations. This is not ex-library. All proceeds from the sale of this book go directly to Oxfam. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oxfam Books & Music - Newport F4083]
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        The Sweet. Live On Tour / At Home / Studio / Backstage [Gebundene Ausgabe] Wolfgang (Bubi) Heilemann (Autor), Sabine Thomas (Autor) The Sweet Sprache: Englisch, Deutsch Band Bravo-Leser Pop-Musik zum

      Band Bravo-Leser Pop-Musik zum Tanzen bubble-gum music Big Wam Bum Poppa Joe Co Co disco fox hits Teenage Rampage Ballroom Blitz Block Buster Fox on the run top hit Love is like Oxygen Brian Connolly The New Sweet Mick Tucker Steve Priest Andy Scott Bubi Heilemann Sweet waren eine Band, wie die Bravo-Leser sie liebten: Süße Bubis mit langen, gepflegten Haaren. Irre Kostüme. Jungs zum Knuddeln. Bunt, schrill, poppig. Gute Pop-Musik zum Tanzen. Synopsis: The Sweet started out with very typical basic fare - the "bubble-gum music" of the early 70s. Their songs "Big Wam Bum", "Poppa Joe" and "Co Co" became solid disco fox hits. However, these boys also managed to net the rock fans when they turned around on their style with songs such as "Teenage Rampage", "Ballroom Blitz", "Block Buster", "Fox on the run" and their top hit "Love is like Oxygen". Up to this day these are the essence of The Sweet for a great many people. Brian Connolly left the band in 1979 to start another band: The New Sweet. He died of a heart attack in 1997. The other three kept the project going for a long time. However, Mick Tucker died of leukemia in 2002. Steve Priest lives in the US, his musical output seems limited to his private needs. Only Andy Scott is still on the road, he put a new band together still called The Sweet, and he wrote a beautiful word of greeting for this volume. This is by far the largest volume ever published on The Sweet, illustrated and produced with lavish attention to detail, in a large format and in color throughout with just a few exceptions. It contains numerous photographs that have never been published before - a delight for every true fan! Bubi Heilemann provides in-depth information of his time with the band and the photo sessions. The Sweet. Live On Tour / At Home / Studio / Backstage [Gebundene Ausgabe] Wolfgang (Bubi) Heilemann (Autor), Sabine Thomas (Autor) Sprache: Englisch, Deutsch Band Bravo-Leser Pop-Musik zum Tanzen bubble-gum music Big Wam Bum Poppa Joe Co Co disco fox hits Teenage Rampage Ballroom Blitz Block Buster Fox on the run top hit Love is like Oxygen Brian Connolly The New Sweet Mick Tucker Steve Priest Andy Scott Bubi Heilemann

      [Bookseller: Buchservice Lars Lutzer]
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        Friday the 13th [Friday 13] (Original screenplay for the 1980 film)

      Westport, CT: Sean S. Cunningham Films / Paramount, 1979. Third Draft script for the 1980 film. Copy belonging to actress Adrienne King ("Alice" in the film) with her name in holograph pencil on the title page. SIGNED by director Cunningham on the title page. 1980 was the year of horror films, notably Kubrick's classic "The Shining," De Palma's "Dressed to Kill," and a plethora of Italian Giallo titles from directors like Joe D'Amato, Lucio Fulci, Umberto Lenzi, Dario Argento, and Lamberto Bava. Hidden in the midst of an internationally saturated genre was Sean S. Cunningham's low-budget entry, "Friday the 13th," whose central figure Jason Voorhees would soon define the notion of a "slasher" at the popular level. Jason, part of the holy trinity of modern horror icons that includes Freddy Kreuger (Wes Craven's 1984 "Nightmare on Elm Street") and Michael Myers (John Carpenter's 1978 "Halloween"), is the son of a camp cook/murderer mother, stalking unsuspecting victims everywhere he goes. His trademark hockey mask, an identifying trait not implemented until the third installment, "Friday the 13th Part III" (1982), sets the slasher apart from Freddy Kreuger, who wore a hat, but bears similarity to Carpenter's Michael Myers, who also wore a mask. The hockey mask is arguably the most recognizable image from post-New Hollywood horror cinema, and Jason has inspired comic books, video games, and slasher character crossovers. In this, the first of what would become a twelve-film series, a group of teenagers is reopening the cursed Camp Crystal Lake, where in the summer of 1958 two counselors were murdered by an unknown assailant. The new counselors (including Kevin Bacon) are refurbishing the camp during a storm when murders begin to stack up. Shot on location in Blairstown, New Jersey. White wrappers with paper title label on the front wrapper. Title page present, dated August 21, 1979, noted as THIRD DRAFT, with credits for screenwriter Miller. 78 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 81, and 18 unbound leaves (revisions, crew call sheets). Photographically reproduced. Pages and wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with three silver brads. Lentz, p. 1118.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Nathaniel Hawthorne: Idées et germes de nouvelles traduits et préfacés par Valery Larbaud

      Montpellier: Fata Morgana, 1979. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Full black goat, hand-sewn triple headbands in black, white, and yellow silk. Top edge gilt. Each board covered in a panel of black Japanese paper and onlaid with a design of torn yellow paper. Black leather hinged doublures and flyleaves in yellow paper with torn black paper design. 22.5 x 14.5cm&#11;&#11;Edition of 700. 6 copies hors commerce, 50 copies hand-numbered 1-50 on vergé d'Arches (this copy #38), and 644 on vergé teinté.&#11;

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        Arthur Rimbaud. Vokale - Voyelles. Grafikmappe mit 10 Orig.-Lithographien

      17 Blatt: 1 Titellithographie, 10 Orig.-Lithographien (davon 4 farbig) und 6 Textblätter zum Gedicht des Arthur Rimbaud, deutsch von Stefan George sowie 1 Blatt Impressum Blattweise sign., dat. ('80), Farblithos betitelt, Schwarze Leinenmappe mit Filmtitel 'Arthur Rimbaud. Vokale' Format: 49 x 37 cm Exemplar: 34/40 Druck: Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig 1979 (-1980) Spindler 107/1 Sehr schöne Ausgabe! Service: Digitalfotos von einzelnen Grafiken sende ich auf Anfrage zu. Versand als versicherte Wertsendung.

      [Bookseller: Leichssenring]
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        Landschaft & Zeichen. Arno Schmidt zum 65. Geburtstag

      Anläßlich des 65. Geburtstages von Arno Schmidt am 14. Januar 1979 gab die Galerie Stübler eine bibliophile Mappe heraus: "Landschaft & Zeichen. Arno Schmidt zum 65. Geburtstag. Mappe mit Texten von Bernd Rauschenbach und 5 Radierungen mit 1 Gruß von Eberhard Schlotter". Die auf 250 g Guarro-Bütten abgezogenen Radierungen fertigte Eberhard Schlotter auf seiner Handpresse in Altea/Spanien. Texte auf 160 g Fabriano-Bütten. Titel der Radierungen de Reihenfolge nach: Schmidt mit Schlotters Gruß Schmidt - Schlotter (zu Schmalwasser) Dümmersee zu "Seelandschaft mit Pocahontas" Cordingen, zu "Schwarze Siegel" Porträt Arno Schmidt. Jedes Blatt numeriert und signiert. Gesamtauflage: 95 Exemplare. Exemplar Nr. 24/75 der Ausgabe A. Absolut sauberes und tadelloses Exemplar in dunkelbrauner Originallederkassette. Abbildung: "Schmidt mit Schlotters Gruß".

      [Bookseller: Schlapp]
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        Häuser 1979-1997

      Zumthor Peter Häuser 1979-1997 Birkhäuser Verlag Basel 1999 ISBN 3764360984 318 Seiten Leinen gebundenÜbersicht über die Bauten und Projekte Peter Zumthors. acht Bauwerke aus den Jahren 1986-97 mit Fotos von Helene Binet . Die Bauten u. Projekte sind ausführlich mit Planunterlagen dokumentiert.Der Text stammt von Peter Zumthor. --n--

      [Bookseller: Der Buecherjaeger]
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        Trophies. 125 Two-handed Speedy Drawings

      Exemplar 18.Unaufgeschnittenes, schönes Exemplar. Darin: Trophy. ORIGINALE beidhändige Schnellzeichnung. 1979. 25 x 35 cm. Signiert und datiert.Auf dem gelben Papier des letzten Buchbogens.Siehe Abb.

      [Bookseller: Suchfalke]
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        Häuser 1979-1997.

      Sehr guter gelesener Zustand. Näheres gerne per Mail. Machen Sie mir für dieses Buch ein gutes Angebot!

      [Bookseller: Schmandkeks]
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        Das Monogramm. Mit Illustrationen und Originalgraphiken des Autors.

      27(3) S., blindgeprägter roter Ganz-Ledereinband in OPappschuber, goldgeprägter Rückentitel, Fadenheftung, zweisprachiger (deutsch - griechisch) Druck auf unbeschnittenem, handgeschöpften Büttenpapier. Dieses wurde speziell für die Ausgabe hergestellt. Auf 150 nummerierte Exemplare limitierte Ausgabe vorliegend Nr.19 / 150. Im Impressum von Elytis signiert. Im Text eingebunden 2 nummerierte und vom Autor signierte ("E.O.") Original-Lithographien. Nobelpreis für Literatur 1979. Sehr gutes Exemplar, nahezu neuwertig. Selten. Rare. Fine copy, limited, numbered, signed by Elytis. With two monogrammed originally lithographs by Elytis.

      [Bookseller: AS - Antiquariat Schröter]
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        Hortus Eystettensis: Marrubium vulgare ( Mäusedorn, weißer Andorn ) - Marrubium creticum angu - Mentha sarracenica (Minze, Pfefferminze).

      Großformatiger Kupferstich aus der berühmten Folge des " Garten von Eichstätt " von Basilius Besler. Mit 3 Pflanzendarstellungen auf einem Blatt, altkoloriert. Blattgröße ca. 50 x 40 cm, unter Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß 71 x 61 cm ). Eine Expertise des Kunst-Auktionshauses Dörling in Hamburg aus dem Jahre 1979 liegt bei. Das Blatt mit geringen Knickspuren, etwas fleckig. Der Rahmen gering angestoßen. ( Gewicht 2500 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Kritische Friedrich-Schlegel-Ausgabe. Hrsg. v. Ernst Behler. Bde. 1-14, 16-22 (21 Bde von 22 Bdn. der Abt. I. u. II.).

      Schlegel, Friedrich. Kritische Friedrich-Schlegel-Ausgabe. Hrsg. v. Ernst Behler. Bde. 1-14, 16-22 (21 Bde von 22 Bdn. der Abt. I. u. II.). Sonderausgabe für die Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, Darmstadt. Paderborn / München / Wien : Verlag Ferdinand Schöningh / Thomas Verlag Zürich, 1979-. Gr.-8, Original-Leinen. Einbände minimalst berieben, innen sauber, keine Anmerkungen im Text. Nahezu neuwertige Exemplare

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      SUGARCO, 1979. ITALIANO 0,24 Vol. n. 69 della collana, brossura editoriale con lievissimi ed inevitabili segni del tempo, pagine ottimamente conservate USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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      TIP. PONTIFICIA UNIVERSITA' GREGORIANA, 1979. ITALIANO 0,45 Ritratto a colori del protagonista all'antiporta, pagine in buonissimo stato di conservazione, coperta morbida leggermente ingiallita causa tempo USATO

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      Vari editori, 1979 - 1981, Roma - (Codice SO/0776) TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO: dal n. 1 (giugno 1979) al n. 7 (dicembre 1981). Importante pediodico di politica di estrema sinistra. Tra i collaboratori: Oreste Scalzone, Franco Piperno, Bifo, Guattari, Toni Negri, Paolo Virno e tanti altri. Al centro del numero 1 è contenuto il fascicolo a fumetti sull'affare Moro, illustrato da B.Madaudo, in nero e a colori. Sette riviste, in brossura originale (In 4º 28 cm, 64 pp. ognuna), tutti complete di copertina e in ottimo stato. RARA E RICERCATA COLLEZIONE. Euro 550.00 All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging

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        Lives of the most eminent painters, sculptors, and architects, Limited Edition #487/1000, SIGNED

      U.S.A.: Abrams 1979 - Book & Slipcase Condition: Very fine; slight surface scratch wear at crown area of Vol. III (see last image), in addition, volume pages are crisp, hinges are springy, boards and slipcase cover are in extraordinary condition. A gift quality set. Translated from the 1568 (2d) edition by Gaston DuC. de Vere. LIMITED SIGNED EDITION, #487 of 1,000 copies, SIGNED by Sir Kenneth Clark (Author of Introduction) on the Limitations. Three deluxe edition hardcover volumes bound in 1/4 morocco leather, fine cloth boards, marbled endpapers, attractively fitted with publishers matching gilt decorated faux morocco slipcase finished with a brown silk ribbon. There are numerous tipped-in full color plates and black/white illustrations, selected and annotated by Michael Sonino. Stamped/Embossed gilt lettering and decorations; front board cover portrait of Vasari (after Polidore Vergil) with elaborately decorated and lettered spine covers. Dimensions: 10.75" x 8.75" x 7" [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Facing the Other Way: The Story of 4AD (Limited Edition)

      The first official account of the iconic record label. This Mortal Coil, Birthday Party, Bauhaus, Cocteau Twins, Pixies, Throwing Muses, Breeders, Dead Can Dance, Lisa Germano, Kristin Hersh, Belly, Red House Painters. Just a handful of the bands and artists who started out recording for 4AD, a record label founded by Ivo Watts-Russell and Peter Kent in 1979, a label which went on to be one of the most influential of the modern era. Combining the unique tastes of Watts-Russell and the striking design aesthetic of Vaughan Oliver, 4AD records were recognisable by their look as much their sound. In this comprehensive account concentrating on the label's first two decades (up to the point that Watts-Russell left), music journalist Martin Aston explores the fascinating story with unique access to all the key players and pretty much every artist who released a record on 4AD during that time, and to its notoriously reclusive founder. With a cover designed by Vaughan Oliver this is an essential book for all 4AD fans and anyone who loved the music of that time.

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        Nathaniel Hawthorne: Idées et germes de nouvelles traduits et préfacés par Valery Larbaud

      Montpellier: Fata Morgana, 1979. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Full black goat, hand-sewn triple headbands in black, white, and yellow silk. Top edge gilt. Each board covered in a panel of black Japanese paper and onlaid with a design of torn yellow paper. Black leather hinged doublures and flyleaves in yellow paper with torn black paper design. 22.5 x 14.5cm Edition of 700. 6 copies hors commerce, 50 copies hand-numbered 1-50 on vergé d'Arches (this copy #38), and 644 on vergé teinté.

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        Miniaturbibliothek der DDR. Konvolut von 138 Büchern. 2 Exemplare signiert von Sigmund Jähn [Kosmonaut] und Günther Jahn [Zentralrat der FDJ].

      138 Miniaturbücher, überwiegend Ledereinbände, Goldprägung, Schuber, 5mal 48x38cm/ 47mal 53x38/ 45mal 53x53/ 1mal 58x80 Querformat/ 7mal 70x70/ 4mal 75x50/ 9mal 80x55/ 10mal 95x62/ 8mal 100x67/ 2mal 110x75cm -alle in ordentlichem bis sehr guten Zustand, Schuber minimal berieben. Signiert sind: Weltraumflug UdSSR-DDR. Dresden, Zeit im Bild, 1979 signiert von Sigmund Jähn. Die Jugend der DDR und die Aufgaben unserer Zeit. Leipzig, Nexö, 1973 signiert von Günther Jahn. Die meisten Titel sind zur Geschichte der DDR, des Sozialismus, der Institutionen der DDR (Volkspolizei, NVA, FDJ u.a.), den DDR Bezirken und Städten, weitere Themen sind Sport, Parteitreffen etc.

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        The Art of Emily Carr

      Toronto : Clarke Irwin / Douglas & McIntyre , 1979 . First Edition . NF/NF . Folio . The collector's deluxe edition of the standard work on a seminal Canadian artist. Bound by Anstey Graphics in quarter calf and sailcloth and enclosed in a black walnut box with an argylite-like cameo of Carr inset in the lid. Printed on Carlyle Japan Antique paper by Herzig Somerville.. All of the colour illustrations are mounted. Limited to 250 copies of which this is #173. Includes a portfolio of 6 reproductions, also numbered 173, of charcoal drawings by Carr produced between 1929 and 1931 and also printed by Herzig Somerville. Shadbolt has signed the portfolio but not the limitation page. A beautiful book lavishly illustrated and produced and magnificently housed in the custom case. Much larger than the trade edition. Book, portfolio and case all fine. Extremely heavy, special shipping considerations will apply.

      [Bookseller: Neil Williams, Bookseller]
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        '55 Mercedes Benz 300 SL : Interior (Cleworth, Mercedes Gullwing, Signed & Numbered Limited Edition Lithograph Print)

      San Francisco, CA: Harold Cleworth Fine Art Prints, 1979. Signed Limited Edition. Near Fine. A 25-3/4 inch tall x 22-3/4 inch wide lithograph print from Cleworth's Autobiographics series; this being No. 99 of 950. A corner crease and stray blue pen mark to lower right corner, a few light handling creases, else fine. Enquire about the other Cleworth prints we have available. An original and unmounted example of Cleworth's signed limited edition lithograph titled " '55 Mercedes Benz 300 SL (Interior)" - from his first and most famous series of auto prints.

      [Bookseller: Harropian Books, IOBA]
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        Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid.

      New York: Basic Books, 1979. First edition of the author's Pulitzer Prize-winning work. Octavo, original brown cloth. Signed by Douglas Hofstadter on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with some toning to the spine. Uncommon signed. Hofstadter's great achievement in Gödel, Escher, Bach was making abstruse mathematical topics (like undecidability, recursion, and 'strange loops') accessible and remarkably entertaining. Borrowing a page from Lewis Carroll (who might well have been a fan of this book), each chapter presents dialogue between the Tortoise and Achilles, as well as other characters who dramatize concepts discussed later in more detail. Allusions to Bach's music (centering on his Musical Offering) and Escher's continually paradoxical artwork are plentiful here. This more approachable material lets the author delve into serious number theory (concentrating on the ramifications of Gödel's Theorem of Incompleteness) while stopping along the way to ponder the work of a host of other mathematicians, artists, and thinkers.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
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        The Right Stuff

      New York: FSG, 1979. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A very good book in a near fine dust jacket. Spine lean to the book and minor soiling to the page edges. A touch of wear to the jacket extremities. The best known of Wolfe's many books, the story of America's race to the moon and the astronauts who defied gravity to get there. Wolfe has signed the book with his usual flair with a full-page signature and inscription.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        Airplane! (Original screenplay for the 1980 film)

      Los Angeles: Paramount, 1979. Shooting script for the 1980 film, including a 3-page shooting schedule. &#11;&#11;The first major studio effort by the famed Zucker brothers, following their rather inspired patchwork comedy, "Kentucky Fried Movie" (1977). With "Airplane!" the brothers brought their brand of silly, unhinged comedy out of the midnight movie and into the mainstream, the beginning of a 10-year run that would peak with "The Naked Gun" in 1988.&#11;&#11;Pink self-wrappers, noted as SHOOTING SCRIPT on the front wrapper, copy No. 29, dated June 11, 1979 with credits for screenwriters/directors/producers David Zucker, Jerry Zucker, and Jim Abrahams. 120 leaves, mechanically reproduced. Pages and wrapper Near FIne, bound with two gold brads. In a custom clamshell box.&#11;&#11;Full collation available upon request.

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        Woody Allen and Mariel Hemingway by Steve Schapiro, circa 1979

      Steve Schapiro, N.p. 1979 - Vintage black-and-white photograph of Woody Allen and Mariel Hemingway, circa 1979 during the shooting of Allen's seminal film, "Manhattan." With the stamp of photographer Steve Schapiro and his agency, Transworld Enterprises, on the verso.8 x 10 inches, with irregular margins as struck. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        12 acqueforti. Dickens-Christmas

      Milano , EDIZIONI DI VANNI SCHEIWILLER, 1979 - Con uno scritto di Mirando Haz in italiano e inglese. 12 acqueforti originali, numerate e firmate a matita, di Mirando Haz (cm 24x18). 4to (cm 40x28). pp. 16 + incisioni. Dedica e firma autografe dell'Autore (Inscribed and signed by the Author). Ottimo (Fine). . Prima ed. di 80 es. numerati e firmati dall'A. . ''È in questa giornata centrale dell?anno che sembra concentrarsi, avvolgendosi e contorcendosi, negli arabeschi più intricati e misteriosi, nei suoni più flautati e modulati, nelle luci più bianche di specchi e argenterie, il monosillabo terribile, velenoso e intransigente, su cui si annidano i delitti degli uomini contro il prossimo, quel monosillabo secco, imperativo e decisivo che è il no. Questo aspro preambolo è necessario per scandagliare, nel profondo e nell?essenza, il clima natalizio delle opere di Charles Dickens. Un clima d'angoscia e di solitudine che, nelle notti avare d'amore, l'infelice acquafortista ha cesellato con intrecci spinosi, con maschere arroventate, con pugnali avvelenati, per esorcizzare le vibrazioni negative del giorno più solenne dell'anno'' (dallo scritto di Haz). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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        John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library, (with associated ephemera)

      1979 - Dedication book for the inauguration of the JFK Library in 11 in x 14 in Folio 12 pp., INSCRIBED, "To: Brennan Rebecca Rommins / My very best wishes always / Dave Powers / Curator", Full page dedication agenda with postmarked JFK 13c postmarked day of the agenda INSCRIBED, "To Brennnan- / With warm best wishes ' / Ted Kennedy". Slight wrinkle on front and back half way down spine side where someone carried this large format, beautifully photographed dedication book. Some scuffing on pp 11-12 and wrinkling at the same latitude on all pages. Still very fine piece of history. Includes" White House note card, ENGRAVED, "With best wishes / Jacqueline Kennedy". Includes additional postcard with JFK stamp franked on Oct. 20 1979. Invitation card to the JFK Library Dedication 5" x 7", taped into a mat. "When I ran for the presidency of the United states, I knew that this country faced serious challenges, but I could not realize - nor could any man who does not bear the burdens of this office - how heavy and constant would be those burdens." - J. Kennedy.

      [Bookseller: Montgomery Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Specimens of Handmade Botanical Papers

      Los Angeles: (Press of the Pegacycle Lady), 1979. Small quarto portfolio. 23ff. One of fifty copies, signed by Studley, who is the author, illustrator and paper-maker. Illustrated with etchings by Studley. The etchings depict the plants from which the fibers used in the six paper samples contained herein originated. Included are papers made from mulberry, cattail, bamboo, thistle, gladiolus and iris, and each specimen is accompanied by text describing the process by which they were made. Loose as issued in publisher's cloth-backed folding case, which is evenly sunned to spine.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Histoire naturelle imaginaire. Bestiaire illustré de lithographies originales de Hans Erni.

      Bièvres en Essonne, Jean-Claude Barat et Pierre de Tartas, 1979 ; in-folio, pleine reliure veau glacé miel décorée d'une tête de taureau mosaïquée (étui et reliure d'éditeur d'après un dessin de Hans Erni), dos à cinq nerfs, titre doré, tête dorée, sous un étui tissu rouge brique imprimé bordeaux bordé en veau glacé miel ; 37 lithographies originales de Hans Erni, dont 19 lithographies hors-texte en couleurs (dont un portrait de Henry de Montherlant) ; (2) ff., 145 pp., (2) ff. Ouvrage conçu et réalisé par Pierre de Tartas dans le cadre du Centre artistique et culturel du Moulin de Vauboyen à Bièvres en Essonne. Reliure créée par l'artiste. L'un des 1220 exemplaires sur grand vélin de Lana comportant l'état définitif des illustrations (n°648).Exemplaire en bel état malgré quelques petites tâches sur l'étui et le dos, tête et pied de l'étui frottés.

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        Psaumes de David.

      Geneva Gérald Cramer 1979 - First edition. Quarto (28 x 21.5 cm), edition limited to 175 numbered copies, on velin d'Arches signed by Chagall in pencil on colophon leaf, 66, [10] pp., illustrated with 30 full-page etchings with aquatint on ochre-coloured grounds, publisher's gilt-lettered vellum, slipcase, a fine example. One of the last of Chagall's bible-inspired books. Signed by the Artist. Copy no.114 out of 175 issued. The 30 etched sheets illustrating the Psalms are printed on a yellow/ochre background, opposite the relevant psalm fragment in French. King David was a favourite of Chagall's among other Biblical heroes, partly because David was the name of Chagall's brother, who died of tuberculosis in the Crimea. In the illustration for Psalm 39 (p.36), an artist sits in front of an easel and paints David and his harp. Verse 4 begins: "Lord, let me know my end, and what is the measure of my days." Cramer 108. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Raging Bull (Original screenplay, production bible, and placard for the 1980 film)

      Beverly Hills: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1979. Production bible, draft script, and painted placard for the 1980 film. Housed in a black three ring binder. Also included is a 12 x 6 inch 2-color painted dash placard with the film's title, credits for Chartoff-Winkler Prodictions, and Los Angeles filming location. The placard was placed in the windshield of a car used for tracking shots. Winner of two Academy Awards, including Best Actor (Robert De Niro) and Best Film Editing (Thelma Schoonmaker) and nominated for six others, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Cinematography. Shot on location in New York and Los Angeles. Script: Title page present, dated 2-1-79, noted as Script Revised. 105 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 101. Photographically reproduced, first generation copy with no copied punch holes, with blue, green, and pink revision pages throughout, dated variously between 3/26/79 and 4/18/79. Pages Fine, black three ring binder Near Fine. Production material: 357 pages of associated production materials, including memos, copious handwritten notes, shooting schedules, certificates of insurance, work orders, accommodation info, and more. Fine condition. Ebert I. National Film Registry. Spicer US Neo-Noir.

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