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        The Great Shark Hunt

      Summit Books, 1979 A very good first edition in a very good dust jacket, with a long and humorous inscription from Thompson on the front free endpaper. Complete row of numbers from 10 to 1 on the copyright page. Original price of $14.95 on the front flap of the jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Etymological Dictionary of Gurage (Ethiopic): Vol. I: Individual Dictionaries. Vol. II: English-Gurage-Index. Vol. III: Etymological Section (Veroffentlichungen Der Societas Uralo-Altaica)

      Harrassowitz 1979 - Wiesbaden, Germany: Otto Harrassowitz, 1979. First edition. Hardcover. Complete 3 volume set. Overall very good, no jackets if issued. Volumes I and II very good, volume III good. All three volumes have light damp staining to top edge of text block and some soil to other text block edges. Board corners bumped, lightly affecting some pages. Volume III head of spine pushed and hinge gapped at title page. Pages 673-688 are light tan instead of white. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La presse Médicale

      Masson 1979 - RO20003274: Nombreuses illustrations en noir et blanc, dans le texte et hors texte, en noir et blanc, et certaines en couleurs. Dos toilé rouge. Papier à la cuve marbré. La presse médicale 1970 et 1971, suivi de la nouvelle presse médicale. Manque des années 1965 à 1966. Reliure par année. In-Folio Relié. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 610-Sciences médicales. Médecine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Maestri toscani del secondo Cinquecento III. The painters of Palazzo Vecchio and the "Studiolo". The Founders of the Accademia, Ligozzi, Cigoli, Boscoli, Jacopo da Empoli. "

      Alinari-- Stamperia Valdonega-Mardesteig, Firenze, 1979 - Opera diretta da Ulrich Middeldorf. Introduction by Luigi Grassi. "La più grande raccolta al mondo di disegni italiani dal XV al XVIII secolo stampati con la raffinata tecnica ottocentesca della "collotipia", in una prestigiosa opera unica nella storia dell'arte. 400 Maestri Italiani suddivisi per scuole: edizione unica, irripetibile, di 325 esemplari. 28 volumi più 1 di indici che contengono complessivamente oltre 1200 disegni stampati con la più alta fedeltà raggiungibile in un vero fac-simile e incollati su un prezioso cartoncino uso mano con timbro a secco della Stamperia d'Arte Alinari. L'opera è stata realizzata sotto la direzione di un Comitato Scientifico internazionale di altissimo livello. I disegni in gran parte inediti, provengono dagli 80 più importanti Musei e Gallerie del mondo. La direzione fu affidata al prof. Urlich Middeldorf, direttore dell'Istituto d'Arte di Chicago e del Kunsthistorisches Institut di Firenze e di un Comitato Consultivo Internazionale, formato dai più validi studiosi e dai maggiori specialisti internazionali nel campo del disegno cui si affidò la completa responsabilità della definizione del piano dell'opera e della scelta dei collaboratori. La "Biblioteca di Disegni" è stata articolata in 28 volumi più un volume di indici e raccoglie oltre 1.200 disegni di Grandi Maestri. I disegni sono stati riprodotti nel formato identico all'originale, con la tecnica ottocentesca della collotipia, processo completamente artigianale ancora oggi usato nello stabilimento Alinari. La collotipia è un processo fotomeccanico che permette di ottenere immagini prive di retino, assolutamente aderenti quindi al negativo fotografico ed all'originale. I disegni stampati in collotipia sono un "unicum" irripetibile." cm.37x52,5, volume di pp.42 di commento e 40 tavole contenute La Biblioteca di Disegni,23. Questa collezione è la più importante opera in collotipia sull' arte italiana realizzata al mondo e prodotta dalla Stamperia D'Arte Alinari. Edizione limitata a 325 copie numerate. Nostro esemplare 290. in una cartella in tutta tela, contenuta in un cofano in tela con dorso in pelle, titoli in oro.

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        Unser Imkern mit dem Magazin Handbuch Magazinimker Bienen Imker

      - Unser Imkern mit dem Magazin Das Handbuch für den Magazinimker - von 1979, Karl Pfefferle, 185 Seiten, fast durchgängig illustriert Inhalt: Mein imkerlicher Werdegang Erlebnisse und Erfahrungen Die biologische Struktur des Bienenvolkes Die Beute - das Magazin Zeichenerklärungen Unsere Betriebsweise im Kreislauf des Jahres Der Umgang mit Bienen Seuchen - Krankheiten - Vorbeuge und vieles mehr - Imker - Bienenzucht - Bienen - 638g Hardcover teils leicht bestoßen / angestaubt, Buchrücken kleiner Fleck, ansonsten innen und außen bis auf kleinere Gebrauchsspuren gutes und sauberes Exemplar Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 69 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Belebter, am Fluß gelegener Handelsplatz.

      - Schwarze Kreide, grau laviert, mit grauer Feder umrandet, auf Bütten. 18,6:27,9 cm. – Leicht stockfleckig. Vergleichsliteratur: Ausst. Katalog: Meisterzeichnungen aus drei Jahrhunderten. Niederländische Handzeichnungen des 17. bis 19. Jahrhunderts aus der Sammlung Hans van Leeuwen. Bremen, 1979, Nr. 45 mit Abb. Van Franckenstein kam 1742 aus Frankfurt nach Amsterdam, wo er1750 in eine Firma eintrat. Abgesehen von seiner erfolgreichen Tätigkeit als Geschäftsmann war er ein bedeutender Sammler und trug eine der bedeutendsten Sammlungen niederländischer Zeichnungen zusammen. Durch Beziehungen zum Wiener Hof wurde er 1766 von Kaiserin Maria Theresia in den Adelsstand erhoben. Als Autodidakt hat sich van Franckenstein auf das Zeichnen von Landschaften in der Natur, Ansichten aus der Umgebung von Amsterdam oder Reisebilder entlang des Rheins oder der Donau spezialisiert.

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        THE 5 CONTINENT DOCUMENTA 7. Large black sheet in L-form, 223 x 122 with this text line printed in gold.

      1979. Folded to 18 x 13 cm. In orig. black paper folded to envelop.*Addressed in gilt handwriting (HIS OWN!) with sender James Lee Byars / Corps de Garde Groningen and with post stamp 20.VIII.'79. - In perfect condition. [a reproduction of the model you can find in the Documenta Cat. part II, page 73, but this reproduced one is crumpled and I do not know if there is a text on). Schraenen 84. - Added: Orig. telegram, dated March 17th, 1979 as invitation: "invitation to the announcement of the5 continent documenta 7 groningermuseum march 19 5-p.m, james lee bayers and corpsdegarde". in orig. envelop.

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        The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

      Pan Books, London and Sydney,, 1979. Octavo. Original illustrated wrappers. No dust jacket issued. Edges and margins of pages lightly browned as usual, but an exceptionally fresh copy overall in fine, bright wrappers. First edition, first impression. Inscribed 'Best Wishes, Douglas Adams' on the first leaf. Precedes the Arthur Barker hardback edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Ansichten, Risse und einzelne Teile des Domes von Köln. [Vorzugsausgabe in Halbleder] Neu hrsg. von Arnold Wolff.

      Köln : Verlag Kölner Dom, 1979.. Äußerst seltene Halblederausgabe in sehr gutem Erhaltungszustand, mit lediglich schwachem Fleck am Lederrücken a. Vorderdeckel; aufgrund der Größe Versand nur in EU-Länder möglich! 3922442013 Auf Wunsch schicken wir Ihnen gerne ein JPG Bild. .

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        Shimmy .... / Joy Division / Factory / July 13 [1979]

      Hulme, Manchester: Factory Records, 1979. Evocative original poster advertising a performance by Joy Division at the Factory in Hulme, Manchester, on July 13, 1979. The show was the band's first performance at the now-legendary club, following the release of their first LP, "Unknown Pleasures," in 1979. Accompanying the poster is a typed letter signed, dated 2008, with detailed provenance, by the poster's designer Jon Savage. Savage notes that the performance was recorded, and appears in part on the recent "Heart and Soul" box set, and in full on the latest Warner Brothers reissues of "Unknown Pleasures." Savage also notes that only a few hundred poster were printed up, and nearly all of them were fly-posted around Manchester. The poster has been reproduced in Savage's book, "England's Dreaming: Sex Pistols and Punk Rock," and in Rob Gretton's memoir, "Top Class Manager." 17 x 25 inches, rolled. Fine.

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        Urban Cowboy (Original screenplay for the 1980 film)

      Los Angeles, CA: Paramount Pictures, 1979. Final draft script for the 1980 film. A shining credit for John Travolta, a story based on an article in Esquire magazine (1978) by Aaron Latham. A country boy moves to the city to take a job with his uncle, meets a cowgirl and the two fall in love, and eventually get married. Another man threatens their relationship, but if Travolta can master a mechanical bull, all will work out in the end. Set in Houston, Texas, shot on location throughout Texas. Black titled wrappers. Title page present, dated May 7, 1979, noted as FINAL DRAFT, with credits for screenwriters Latham and Bridges. 133 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 127. Photographically reproduced. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with three gold brads. Complete collation details available upon request.

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        LEGENDS OF THE FALL : REVENGE

      Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, New York 1979 - A typed manuscript, there were reportedly only 20 copies printed and of REVENGE only - not the other two novellas. It was given to the publisher's representatives at a meeting in 1979 and PRECEDES ALL BOUND GALLEYS. Page 14 is omitted, an error by Harrison when he typed the final version. This was a typing error only, the novella is complete. About Fine, one short edge tear to margin of last page, and similarly to title page.117 unbound pages. A unique and premium item of one of America's finest authors. Exceedingly scarce. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Die Alpen = Les Alpes = The Alps

      Würzburg : Stürtz, 1979. 207 Seiten Leinen, Großformat, Querformat guter Zustand, mit Originalumschlag M189 Versand D: 6,00 EUR

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        Eneide Luoghi scelti e tradotti da Filippo Maria Pontani

      Edizioni dell' Elefante, ROMA 1979 - ITALIANO Con un saggio di T. S. Eliot; Dodici illustrazioni originali di Renato Guttuso. Di quest’opera stampata su carta di Amalfi da Luciano Chiovini su disegno e per conto dell’Edizioni dell’Elefante sono stati tirati 999 esemplari firmati in antiporta da Renato Guttuso. Opera di grandissima cura tipografica con testi e tavole a colori su carta pesante in barbe. Imponente volume con raffinata legatura in pergamena, cofanetto in legno. Esemplare numero 622. Rara

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        RICHARD MISRACH 1979

      San Francisco, CA 1979 - Deluxe hardcover edition limited to 100 numbered and signed copies. A very near fine copy with the original plastic dust jacket. A rare and much sought after photobook. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Agrarlandschaften. Mit e. Text von Peter Sager, Ein Portfolio ; [Bd. 1]

      Bremen : Schmalfeldt, 1979. 96 S. : überwiegend Ill. ; 41 cm geb. m. OSU OSU an einigen Stellen eingerissen, innen sehr gut ISBN: 392174914X Versand D: 4,50 EUR a Land- und Forstwirtschaft, a Musik, Tanz, Theater, Film, Rundfunk

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        Tristan und Isolde. Mit der Fortsetzung Ulrichs von Türheim. Faksimile-Ausgabe des Cgm 51 der Bayerischen Staatsbibliotek München. 2 Bände: Textband und Faksimileband. Mit Beiträgen von Ulrich Montag und Paul Gichtel.

      Müller und Schindler, Stuttgart 1979 - 140 Seiten (Textband). Bordeauxrotes geprägtes Ganzleder (Faksimile) und Halbleder (Textband) in einem gefütterten Schuber. (gutes, unbenutzes Exemplar). Hervoragend ausgeführtes Vollfaksimile der Handschrift in der Münchner Staatsbibliothek. Exemplar Nr. 98 von insgesamt 950. Auf dem vorderen Innendeckel ist mit Bleistift der Subskriptionspreis von 1580,00 DM verzeichnet. - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. 2000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Bürck (VDA / ILAB)]
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        Production cel for Pooh Bakes A Cake

      Burbank, CA: Walt Disney Studios; Walt Disney Educational Media Co.,, 1979. Featuring Winnie the Pooh. Two sequence cels, one in a 3 cel setup the other is a 2 cel set up, both on the original key production hand painted backgrounds, animation production notes around the the edges of cels. Disney media stamps to back boards. Gouache on celluloid Great Sequence of two hand-painted production cels of Winnie the Pooh baking a cake. The first one has the cake in the oven, the second has the baked cake coming out of the oven. Nice images of Pooh measuring 5 inches. Each The setups measure 14" x 11". A cute progression from the Disney educational film strip called "Pooh Bakes a Cake".

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        Law, Legislation and Liberty: The Political Order of a Free People v. 3: A New Statement of the Liberal Principles of Justice and Political Economy

      London: Routledge & Kegan Paul PLC. Hardcover. 0710001258 244 pages. Subject and author indexes for all three volumes. "Contains the clearest and most uncompromising exposition of Professor Hayek's political philosopy yet published, in which he analyses and discards modern sociobiological theories of morality and social conduct, demonstrating that man's behaviour pattern has been determined more by custom than by the exercise of reason, and that mind and culture therefore developed concurrently and not successively." - from dust jacket. Minimal light pencil marginalia to contents. Moderate wear to book. Binding tight. Spine sunning and average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. . Good. 1979. First Edition.

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        List of Drawing Material of Richard Tuttle & Appendices. Publishers / Herausgeber Gianfranco & Annemarie Verna, Robert Krauthammer, Alfred Gutzwiller, Richard Tuttle.

      Zürich. Buchhandlung Robert Krauthammer. 1979. 1. Auflage / First printing. 28 x 22 cm. 361 S. Handgebundener Ziegenledereinband nach einem Entwurf von Richard Tuttle in OPapp-Schuber. KLeine Radierspur auf Innendeckel, sonst tadellos frisches Exemplar. Nummer 29 / 35 (gesamt 50 der Luxusausgabe; von 950 nummerierten Exemplaren der Gesamtauflage), im Kollophon handschriftlich nummeriert. Die Luxusausgabe ist in einen von Richard Tuttle gestalteten, in sieben verschieden farbige Teile unterteilten Ledereinband von Hand gebunden. Texte in Deutsch und Englisch. Durchgehend mit 290 ganzseitigen Wiedergaben von Zeichnungen Tuttles, von 1968 bis 1976 entstanden, versehen. In dieser Variante (15 der 50 Exemplare sind unverkäufliche Künstlerexemplare) äußerst selten. Versand D: 2,00 EUR 20. Jahrhundert / 20th Century, Amerika / America, Einbandgestaltung, Kunst, Künstlerbücher

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        Salvador Dali Surealistischer Ritter (Huldigung an Velasquez)

      - auf Arches Papier. Nummeriert und handsigniert. Auflage 1195 Ex., für den deutschsprachigen Raum 125 Ex. Gedruckt von: Torrents / Levine & Levine gedruckt im Jahre: 1979/80. Editeur Grafos Verlag Vaduz. Referenz: Wvz. Field 80-7 Details Wvz. Michler/Löpsinger Nr. 1574 Papierformat 74 x 53 cm Druckfläche 57 x 46 cm [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Maestri toscani del Cinquecento. II. Michelangelo, Danti, Tribolo, Bandinelli, Daniele da Volterra, Salviati, Gherardi, Vasari, Giambologna, Montorsoli etc.

      Alinari-- Stamperia Valdonega-Mardesteig, Firenze, 1979 - Opera diretta da Ulrich Middeldorf. "La più grande raccolta al mondo di disegni italiani dal XV al XVIII secolo stampati con la raffinata tecnica ottocentesca della "collotipia", in una prestigiosa opera unica nella storia dell'arte. 400 Maestri Italiani suddivisi per scuole: edizione unica, irripetibile, di 325 esemplari. 28 volumi più 1 di indici che contengono complessivamente oltre 1200 disegni stampati con la più alta fedeltà raggiungibile in un vero fac-simile e incollati su un prezioso cartoncino uso mano con timbro a secco della Stamperia d'Arte Alinari. L'opera è stata realizzata sotto la direzione di un Comitato Scientifico internazionale di altissimo livello. I disegni in gran parte inediti, provengono dagli 80 più importanti Musei e Gallerie del mondo. La direzione fu affidata al prof. Urlich Middeldorf, direttore dell'Istituto d'Arte di Chicago e del Kunsthistorisches Institut di Firenze e di un Comitato Consultivo Internazionale, formato dai più validi studiosi e dai maggiori specialisti internazionali nel campo del disegno cui si affidò la completa responsabilità della definizione del piano dell'opera e della scelta dei collaboratori. La "Biblioteca di Disegni" è stata articolata in 28 volumi più un volume di indici e raccoglie oltre 1.200 disegni di Grandi Maestri. I disegni sono stati riprodotti nel formato identico all'originale, con la tecnica ottocentesca della collotipia, processo completamente artigianale ancora oggi usato nello stabilimento Alinari. La collotipia è un processo fotomeccanico che permette di ottenere immagini prive di retino, assolutamente aderenti quindi al negativo fotografico ed all'originale. I disegni stampati in collotipia sono un "unicum" irripetibile." cm.37x52,5, volume di pp.48 di commento e 40 tavole contenute La Biblioteca di Disegni. 21. Questa collezione è la più importante opera in collotipia sull' arte italiana realizzata al mondo e prodotta dalla Stamperia d'Arte Alinari. Edizione limitata a 325 copie numerate. Nostro esemplare 287. in una cartella in tutta tela, contenuta in un cofano in tela con dorso in pelle, titoli in oro.

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        Corpus dei disegni di Michelangelo Buonarroti .

      Ist.Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 1979 - Presentazione di Mario Salmi. 4 voll. cm.31x44, pp.126,110,110,138, 633 tavv.numerate e num.nn.ft. legg.ed.in mz.pelle e tela,scritte in oro ai dorsi,cofani in mz.tela.

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        THE 5 CONTINENT DOCUMENTA 7. Large black sheet in L-form, 223 x 122 with this text line printed in gold.

      1979. Folded to 18 x 13 cm. In orig. black paper folded to envelop.*Addressed in gilt handwriting (HIS OWN!) with sender James Lee Byars / Corps de Garde Groningen and with post stamp 20.VIII.'79. - In perfect condition. [a reproduction of the model you can find in the Documenta Cat. part II, page 73, but this reproduced one is crumpled and I do not know if there is a text on). - Schraenen 84.

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        Jan Brueghel der Ältere (1568-1625) - Die Gemälde mit kritischem Oeuvrekatalog

      DuMont Buchverlag, Köln 1979 - Orig. 4° dunkelblauer Lwdbd., goldgepr. Deckel- und Rückentitel, orig. farbig illustr. Schutzumschlag. Das Werk befindet sich in vorzüglicher, neuwertiger Erhaltung in seiner Gesamtheit. 645 Seiten Mit ausführlichem Verzeichnis der Ausstellungen, Literaturverzeichnis, Standortverzeichnis der Gemälde, Verzeichnis der Namen und Fotoverzeichnis. Dieser Band beinhaltet 81 Farbtafeln, 637 einfarbige Abbildungen - Ein Standardwerk über Jan Brueghel d.Ä., unentbehrlich für Museen, Bibliotheken, Sammler und Freunde des Malers. 2600 grams [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

      Arthur Barker Limited, 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Near Fine, in a Very Good second state dust jacket, un-clipped and lacking a price, with a plain blue rear panel. Small, light scuff to front board. Dust jacket is faded at the spine, with three stray, blue marks, and shows wear to the surface laminate in two small patches on the front panel. A rather handsome copy of the first British edition.

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        Airplane! (Original screenplay for the 1980 film)

      Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1979. Shooting script for the 1980 film, including a 3-page shooting schedule. 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. 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. Full collation available upon request.

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        Yosemite and the Range of Light; Introduction by Paul Brooks

      New York Graphic Society, Boston 1979 - Oblong folio, uunpag.; two-tone cloth. This copy has been signed by Adams on the half title. In addition, Adams has signed and dated (9/11/79) a loosely inserted ticket stub from John Szarkowski's MOMA lecture that was given during the contemporary exhibition "Ansel Adams and the West." Just about fine in a crisp, price-clipped but unworn dust jacket, the spine of which shows a hint if sun. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        L'ART KOTA: LES FIGURES DE RELIQUAIRE

      Chaffin, Alain & Francoise. L'ART KOTA: LES FIGURES DE RELIQUAIRE. Meudon, FRANCE. ND (circa 1979).: Alain et Francoise Chaffin, First Edition. 4to. Cloth in Pictorial Dust Jacket. Art Monograph. Very Good/Very Good. 354pp, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Text in French and English. With a bibliography. This beautiful volume by noted African art scholars Alain and Francoise Chaffin is the first comprehensive stylistic study of the wood and metal reliquary statues of the Kota-associated peoples of Gabon and the Congo. It covers the comparative aesthetic and technical aspects of these sculptures as well as the historical and cultural aspects of their creation. A handsome, lightly used example of this exceedingly uncommon, authoritative reference bearing a few nicks to the foredge of the first few pages, a slight dent at the beginning of the top edge of the textblock, and whose dust jacket shows a diagonal soft crease through the inside front flap along with some light wear and creasing along the top and bottom edges. It has been priced accordingly. 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: 024771

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        A History of Industrial Power in the United States, 1780-1930, in Three Volumes: Waterpower in the Century of the Steam Engine [Water Power]; Steam Power; The Transmission of Power

      Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation / Hagley Museum and Library / The University Press of Virginia / The MIT Press 1979 - First edition. Minimal wear to corners of vol. 1 jacket, front panel of vol. 3 jacket faintly toned. 1979 Hard Cover. xxiv, 606; xxii, 732; xxv, 596 pp. 8vo. An immense and authoritative account of industrial power in the United States, begun by Hunter (who wrote the first two volumes himself) in 1979, and completed from Hunter's notes by Lynwood Bryant in 1991. Due to the stretch between dates of publication, complete sets are uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SWEENEY TODD, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Inscribed By Stephen Sondheim)

      New York: Dodd, Mead, 1979. Sondheim, Stephen (music and lyrics) & Hugh Wheeler (book). SWEENEY TODD, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. New York, Dodd Mead, (1979). A Fine copy of the first printing in a Near Fine original priced ($7.95) dust jacket. The DJ is just lightly worn with only one small closed tear to the front panel. INSCRIBED BY SONDHEIM on the verso of the half-title: "To Beta" in his signature black pen. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical. Later adapted into the Oscar Winning film by Tim Burton. Given the success of Sweeney Todd in popular culture, it remains a mystery why so few copies of this first edition can be found signed or inscribed. Please see our other Sondheim titles.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

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        A History of Industrial Power in the United States, 1780-1930, in Three Volumes: Waterpower in the Century of the Steam Engine [Water Power]; Steam Power; The Transmission of Power

      Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation / Hagley Museum and Library / The University Press of Virginia / The MIT Press, 1979. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Minimal wear to corners of vol. 1 jacket, front panel of vol. 3 jacket faintly toned. 1979 Hard Cover. xxiv, 606; xxii, 732; xxv, 596 pp. 8vo. An immense and authoritative account of industrial power in the United States, begun by Hunter (who wrote the first two volumes himself) in 1979, and completed from Hunter's notes by Lynwood Bryant in 1991. Due to the stretch between dates of publication, complete sets are uncommon.

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        Dokumentacja akcji plastyczno-muzycznej Tworzenie-Niszczenie Galeria Katakumby - Wroclaw Autor Andrzej Dudek [.] Faza 3 - 22 II1979

      - Typ: fotografia; Sygnatura: Fotografia niesygnowana.; Technika: Fotografia; Format: 128x175 mm.; Datowanie: 1979.; Inf o autorze: A. Dudek-Dürer (ur. 1953) wroclawski performer i artysta sztuki mediow, grafik, fotograf, poeta, artysta uwaza siebie za inkarnacje Albrechta Dürera, w tworczosci silnie podkresla watki duchowe, metafizyczno-telepatyczne i medytacyjne w duchu religijnego synkretyzmu.; Uwagi: Fotografia szczegolowo opisana na odwrocie dlugopisem. Vintage print.Polska neoawangarda - The Polish Neo-Avantgarde. (K071); Fotografia w ladnym stanie, bardzo nieznaczne uszkodzenia.

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        Die Veränderung des Strassenraums durch das Auto

      Pädagogische Hochschule Berlin, Berlin 1979 - Oblong Folio (13 1/2 x 20"). 98pp. Original maquette with black binders tape at top edge, photograph pasted to cover and black lettering on cover. This work is an attempt to provide an overview and documentation of the changes of the street as a defined space due to the invention of the car and its use for transportation. The report, a student project, was originally submitted by two students at the Pedagogic College Berlin in the winter semester 1978/79. It investigates the change of the streetscape in Berlin from the early 20th century through the late 1970s, with projections of changes into the 1990s. The report is divided into four parts: 1. the general development of the city and traffic in the BRD, 2. the specific situation in Berlin, 3. the changes of the streetscape in Berlin, and 4. evaluation of the investigation with outlooks on contemporary traffic and its future as well as the change of consciousness in the city, tools for improvement and proposals for the future. The report is profusely illustrated with original drawings, one three part overlay, photographs, color photomontages, newspaper clippings of text, photographs and city maps. Part three, illustrating the changes in the Berlin cityscape, consists mainly of photographs, montages and drawings pasted to heavy stock black paper, at times two glued back to back, with manual calligraphy describing the presentation. The text in the three other parts of the report is presented on typed pages pasted to heavy white paper stock, mostly two 11 1/2 x 8 1/4" pages next to each other on front and on verso. Contains one handwritten, penciled commentary, presumably that of a teacher, questioning the presented data on page 5. Text in German. Very light wear along edges. Binding and interior in overall very good condition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Suttree

      NY: Random House (1979)., 1979. 8vo. 471 pp. Very small faint rectangular sticker removal ghost front pastedown else this is a tight, square fine book in a bright price intact DJ ($12.95) with a few minuscule nicks crown of the spine else fine. A beautiful book.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn ABAA]
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        Blade Runner (A Movie) - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Berkeley, CA: Blue Wind Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1979. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0912652454 . A handsome first edition/first printing in about Fine condition with light foxing in alike lightly soiled dust-jacket. One of one hundred signed and numbered copies (this one being # 86). SIGNED by author William S. Burroughs directly on the title page; Set in a strife-and-disease-plagued America in 1999, Blade Runner centers on a group of underground physicians and surgeons, who are aided by 'blade runners,' teenagers who smuggle banned surgical instruments past the watchful eyes of fascistic police .

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        Interview Magazine, vol. IX, no. 8. Rachel Ward by Richard Bernstein. Signed by Andy Warhol on cover

      New York 1979 - 1 vols. Folio.

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        Andy Warhol's Exposures" - Signed THREE times by "Pushy Andy Warhol" with Two Heart Drawings

      Andy Warhol Books/Grosset & Dunlap, New York 1979 - Hardcover with dustjacket, Warhol's first photography book, with 360 b/w photos of friends and celebrities (most of them both). 4to, 10 x 11 inches. 255 pages. Signed on the half-title page, "To Kevin and Steven / his pushy manager / Love/ pushy Andy Warhol" adding below the title a large sketch of a heart, signed "AW" and an additional similarly signed heart drawing on the opposite-facing blank. Nicely bound in black tyvek with a cover design referencing the original dust jacket of the edition, and including actual elements of that dust jacket incorporated into the design, including Warhol's face in profile. And sold together with the original dj flap, also signed "Andy Warhol" with the signature quite faded, corners worn, but suitable as a nice bookmark for the volume!A more unusual than generally encountered copy of this volume, sometimes found signed twice, but rarely with several added sketches and such an amusing inscription. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Schubertiade Music]
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        Stencilled Ornament & Illustration: A Demonstration of William Addison Dwiggins' Method of Book Decoration and Other Uses of the Stencil, compiled and arranged by Dorothy Abbe. Together with a note by the artist

      Hingham, MA: Püterschein-Hingham, 1979. Dwiggins, W.A.. Octavo. 74pp. One of 120 copies, compiled, designed, and printed by Dorothy Abbe. Inscribed by Abbe to Margaret Evans of the Overbrook Press: "For Margaret, with thanks again for your help." Evans is also acknowledged in the book's preface. Additionally, two proofs showing pages 13 through 16 are laid in. Illustrated throughout with black & white stencil designs by Dwiggins, and a frontispiece photograph of Dwiggins at work. Some wear to corners and upper corners slightly bumped, else near fine in black paper-covered boards backed in decorated white cloth.

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        The Pickwick Papers

      London: Nottingham Court Press, 1979. Heading: (Fore-edge Painting) Author: Dickens, Charles Title: The Pickwick Papers - with a fore-edge painting of a London street scene Place Published: London Publisher:Nottingham Court Press Date Published: 1979 Description: With a selection of hand-tinted illustrations after the originals. (Thick 8vo) full green morocco stamped in gilt, all edges gilt. Clamshell box. No. 17 of 25 copies thus bound from a total edition of 250. Reprinted from the first edition of 1837. . Reprint Edition. Hardcover. near Fine/near Fine. 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. limited Edition.

      [Bookseller: Mclin Haven]
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        Handbook of Australian Languages. 5 volumes.

      Amsterdam: John Benjamins; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1979-2000. Bad 1-3 Fadengehefteter Originalpappband. Band 4-5 Originalbroschur. Ein gutes und sauberes Exemplar. - Vol 1: Guggu Yimidhirr by John Haviland -- Pitta-Pitta by Barry J. Blake -- Gumbaynggir by Diana Eades -- Yaygir by Terry Crowley -- Vol. 2: Wargamay by R.M.W. Dixon -- The Mpakwithi dialect of Anguthimri by Terry Crowley -- Watjarri by Wilfrid H. Douglas -- Margany and Gunya by J. G. Breen -- Tasmanian by Terry Crowley and R.M.W. Dixon -- Vol. 3: Djapu, a Yolngu dialect by Frances Morphy -- Yukulta by Sandra Keen -- Uradhi by Terry Crowley -- Nyawaygi by R.M.W. Dixon -- Vol. 4: The aboriginal language of Melbourne and other grammatical sketches -- Woiwurrung, the Melbourne language by Barry J. Blake -- Panyima by Alan Dench -- Djabugay by Elisabeth Patz -- Mbabaram by R.M.W. Dixon -- Vol 5: Grammatical sketches of Bunuba, Ndjébbana and Kugu Nganhcara -- Australian Aboriginal languages: their contemporary status and functions by Mary Laughren -- Bunuba by Alan Rumsey -- Ndjébbana by Graham McKay -- Kugu Nganhcara by Ian Smith and Steve Johnson. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

      [Bookseller: Fundus-Online GbR Borkert, Schwarz, Zerf]
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