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        poetics today. International Journal for Theory and Analysis of Literature and Communication.

      Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv University, 1979 - 1994.. 58 Bände / 58 issues. OKart.. Volume 1, Number 1-2 bis Volume 15, Number 4. OKart. teils lt. gebräunt. Gute Exemplare.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Vinke]
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        GODEL, ESCHER, BACH An Eternal Golden Braid

      New York: Basic Books. 1979. First Edition; Third Printing. Hardcover. 0465026850 . Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Inscribed by Hofstadter to Leonard Gillman an American mathematician, emeritus professor at the University of Texas at Austin. He was also an accomplished classical pianist. ; 9.10 X 6.40 X 1.90 inches; 776 pages; Signed by Author .

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        ANDY WARHOL'S EXPOSURES. Signed and with an original sketch by Andy Warhol

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1979. 255 pages of text. Original hardcover binding has a thin strip of sun-fading to the edges, more prominent at the bottom edge; minimal shelfwear. The unclipped dustjacket is moderately sunned on the spine, with a tiny chip at the lower edge of the spine, four tiny tears, and minor rubbing and shelfwear; protected in archival mylar. The dustjacket is signed "Andy" in black felt marker over the word "Exposures" on the front panel. Additionally signed and inscribed in black felt marker by Warhol on the half title page "to Joe and John love [signed] Andy Warhol." Under the inscription is a small original sketch by Warhol of a butterfly or a broken heart or another form. The inscription has trasferred lightly through and shows on the adjacent pages. The bottom of the closed page edges has a small and light stain, not affecting the text. Contains 360 black & white photographs taken by Andy Warhol. The endpapers contain an index. The text is clean and unmarked. Stated "first printing." First edition.. Signed. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition/Very good condition (DJ). Quarto (4to).

      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA)]
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        Andy Warhol's Exposures

      New York: Andy Warhol Books / Grosset & Dunlap. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. FIRST EDITION of Warhol's first book of photographs, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY WARHOL on half-title with a heart drawing: "to Kenyon / love / Andy Warhol [heart drawing]". Also signed on the dust jacket above the title. Warhol's collection of 360 images of countless major celebrities captured in candid and revealing moments. With illuminating text by Warhol and Bob Colacello. New York: Andy Warhol Books / Grosset & Dunlap, 1979. Folio, original cloth, original dust jacket. Book near-fine with a touch of fading along bottom of front panel; dust jacket with small closed tear at top of front panel (tear backed with tape). Warhol inscription and heart drawing particularly strong.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        [OIL PAINTING] PORTRAIT OF AN OFFICER OF THE 11th HUSSARS

      1979. Beautfully rendered painting in oil on canvas of a an officer of the 11th Hussars. The 11th Light Dragoons became the 11th (Prince Albert's Own) Hussars in 1840, and adopted the uniform with "cherry" colored trousers, reflecting the crimson livery of Prince Albert's house, Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. They charged with the Light Brigade. Oil on board, 18" x 9"; framed.

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        Invasion durch eine falsche Sprache.

      Zürich, Galerie & Edition Stähli 1979.. 21x30 cm. 46 n.n. Bl. mit 45 Abbildungen nach Zeichnungen und einer eingebunden signierten Originalzeichnung. Illustrierter Originalpappband.. Originalausgabe. - Eines von 20 numerierten, signierten und mit einer Originalzeichnung versehenen Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe neben 500 Exemplaren.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Thierstein]
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        Law, Legislation and Liberty

      Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1973-, 1979. First editions of the economist's magnum opus. Octavo, original black cloth. Each volume is fine in a very good to near fine dust jackets. Volumes 1 & 2 are signed by Hayek. Rare, especially signed. Nobel Prize-winning economist's F.A. Hayek’s landmark three-volume Law, Legislation and Liberty is "an immense contribution to social and legal philosophy" (Philosophical Studies). The first volume in the series, Rules and Order (1973), deals with the distinction between legislative law and natural or "grown" law, and its implications for freedom. Volume 2, The Mirage of Social Justice (1976), attacks the widespread contemporary belief in political redistribution and "social justice" (the latter a myth, Hayek argues). Hayek argues persuasively that modern society has destroyed the original conception of the legislature, and that as a consequence there has been a miscarriage of the democratic ideal. Ours has become a "bargaining democracy," in which government is little more than the football of special interests. In tracing precisely how and why this situation arose, Hayek confronts the central flaw of modern democracy: the notion of government as sugar daddy, confiscating income and doling it out to those with the greatest political clout. To halt this destructive process, Hayek urges "the containment of power and the dethronement of politics," together with the rules which permit the formation of a "spontaneous order" in which law is king and government has neither a mandate nor the power to achieve particular—as opposed to general—ends. He logically demonstrates the inconsistency of a centralized, governmentally-controlled society with freedom. The two, he insists, are incompatible. Hayek’s astounding intellectual range encompasses politics, philosophy, economics, anthropology, sociology and the history of ideas. His language is nontechnical, possessing clarity of style and thought. The book has a consistency, brilliance, insight and accessibility rarely found among thinkers of any age, much less our own. Reading Hayek is a bracing experience, something like the intellectual equivalent of drinking from a cold, clear brook" (Paul Westman).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Ward 81 (Signed First Edition)

      Fireside Books - Simon & Schuster, New York 1979 - First edition. Oblong hardcover. A stunning and disturbing collection of photographs taken by Mark after she did an article on the filming of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest." The director of the film, Milos Forman, has writen the introduction for this book. A very near fine copy in black cloth boards that are somewhat splayed in a very near fine dust jacket. Signed and warmly inscribed by Mark on the second page: "For Peter - whom I love & admire Mary Ellen Mark New York 1979." The recipient was Peter Brook, a film and theater director with whom Mark worked with when he took a acting troupe on safari to the Sahara desert. An lovely copy of a book that seldom shows up with any sort of meaningful association. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Labor Arbitration Reports BNA Vols 1-72 (1945-1979); w/CDI Vols. 1-80

      1979. Labor Arbitration Reports. Washington: Bureau of National Affairs. Vols. 1-72 (1945-1979), Cumulative Digest and Index Vols. 1-80 (1949-1984) in 8 bks. Ex-private law firm library with stamps, spine labels and card pockets, minor shelf wear. CDI vols. 1 to 20 (2 books) with text blocks detached and wear to top edge. Vol. 36 and CDI Vol. 41-50 with tear to top of spine. Else good condition.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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        Master Snickup's Cloak

      New York: Harper & Row. (1979). First. First American edition. Illustrated by Brian Froud. Fine in a fine, price-clipped dustwrapper. Author's third book, ostensibly written for children but likely to inspire nightmares. Inscribed by the author to his nephew, and his namesake: "for my little pal, Alex. Happy Birthday! 2002." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        JAILBIRD

      NY: Delacorte/Seymore Lawrence, 1979. First edition, first prnt. Signed by Vonnegut on the title page. Additionally, Vonnegut has drawn a caricature self-portrait in profile that fills most of the page. Minor rubbing on board cloth and on spine lettering; dustjacket with touch of shelfwear at spine bottom edge and faint beginning toning on the topedge. Tight copy in Near Fine condition in a Near Fine dustjacket with an archival cover.. Signed By Author with Drawing. First Edition. Hardcovers. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        Field Work

      London: Faber and Faber, , 1979. Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket A superb copy in the dust jacket typically faded at the spine. First edition, first impression. With the author's magnificent presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "Dear Roy - 'perfection ... or nearness to it ... is imagined Not in the aiming but the opening hand.' Love Seamus Greyabbey, Co. Down May 3, 1989". Roy Davids is perhaps best known in his capacity as emeritus head of Sotheby's in London during one of the golden periods for literature in that organisation's history. In this capacity he became a friend of many leading writers amongst whom Heaney ranks high. Davids' built a remarkable collection of poetical manuscripts together with extensive runs of inscribed volumes of poetry.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        TULSA - SIGNED BY LARRY CLARK

      Self-Published, NP (New York). ND 1979. - np, profusely illustrated in b&w. Long before "Kids", "Another Day in Paradise" and "Bully", Larry Clark's groundbreaking first book was the real thing. A gritty, voyeuristic photo essay of the author's life amongst youthful petty criminals and drug addicts in Oklahoma, "Tulsa" forever changed the landscape of acceptability for the photographic book in the latter half of the 20th Century. A brand new, most handsome example of the first printing of Larry Clark's own 1979 self-published hardbound reprint of the original 1971 Lustrum press edition (the original is cited on page 260 of Martin Parr and Gerry Badger's "The Photobook: A History Volume I", pages 272-73 of The Hasselblad Center's "The Open Book", page 25 of "From Fair to Fine: 20th Century Photography Books That Matter", and pages 208-09 of "The Book of 101 Books") additionally BOLDLY SIGNED "Larry Clark" in black ink at the lower foredge corner of the title page. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Carnets

      Edition, review copy.autograph dedication of the author autograph signed by Albert Cohen journalist Jean-Claude Lamy notably collaborated in France-Soir: "... who immediately became my friend ..."Small traces of angular folds on the boards. Gallimard Paris 1979 14x20,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        La vie mode d'emploi ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Hachette , 1979. Fine. Hachette , Paris 1979, 14x20,5cm, broché. - Edition after a few months to the original and for which he was not drawn large papers. R are autograph signed by the author on this text to Debrincat Guy "... friends of the city ..." Beautiful full copy of the trailer of the Prix Médicis. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition postérieure de quelques mois à l'originale et pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Rare envoi autographe signé de Georges Pérec sur ce texte à Guy Debrincat : "... amis de la Cité..." Bel exemplaire complet de sa bande annonce du Prix Médicis.

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        A Study of History. 12 Vol. Vol. I: Introduction; The Geneses of Civilizations... Vol. II: The Geneses of Civilizations. Vol. III: The Growths of Civilizations...Vol. IV: The Breakdowns of Civilizations...Vol. V: The Disintegrations of Civilizations....Vol. VI: The Disintegrations of Civilizations...Vol. VII: Universal States; Universal Churches....Vol. VIII: Heroic Ages; Contacts between Civilizations in Space....Vol. IX: Contacts between Civilizations in Time. Law and Freedom in History; The Prospects of the Western Civilization. ...Vol. X: The Inspirations of Historians.....Vol. XI: Historical Atlas and Gazetteer....Vol. XII: Reconsiderations...

      Oxford University Press, Vol. I - XI von 1979. Vol. XII von 1961... 22 cm, Original-Pappeinband mit Schutzumschlag. Band eins teils mit dünnen Bleistiftanstreichungen (radierbar), Buchblock der Bände von 1979 papierbedingt gedunkelt

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        To Catch a King

      Stein and Day, New York 1979 - Inscribed on ffep by the author as Jack Higgins AND Harry Patterson, dated 29.7.82. DJ in protective cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Gerd Arntz. Siebdrucke nach frühen Holzschnitten. [Signiert / nummeriert].

      Ohne Ort, Edition W. K., 1979.. Rote Kartonmappe mit dem Siebdruck "Militärischer Film 1924" . 7 Blatt.. Nummer 144 von 180 nummerierten Exemplaren mit 7 Siebdrucken von Gerd Arntz: Holzschnitt mit Pferden 1921; Zaun 1924; Amerikanisches 1924; Erschossen um nichts 1924; Ruhe und Ordnung 1926; Strasse 1926; Fabrikshof 1926. Maße Blätter: 32,5 x 48,5 cm. Jedes Blatt von Gerd Arntz nummeriert, beschriftet, signiert und datiert. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Number 144 of 180 copies of the limited edition with 7 silkscreens after woodcuts, numbered, labeled, dated and signed by Gerd Arntz. Orginal red folder with 7 sheets. Fine condition.

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        Shanghai Bowuguan cang ci xuanji -- Selection of Porcelains in the Shanghai Museum

      1979, Decorative Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Fine, Presumed First EditionSize: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall, This is a bilingual edition in Chinese and in English. Note, however, that the commentaries appearing opposite each color plate are in Chinese only. Printed and bound in China. Ecru cloth binding, with crisp gilt-stamped title in Chinese characters to the front board and with a lovely gilt-stamped lotus design to the spine. Large folio, 15 x 12.5 inches. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. With 30 numbered pages of text, followed by 100 tipped-in color plates, all on heavy coated stock. Almost certainly unread. An immensely clean copy, and very tight. Handsome, pale yellow pictorial DJ showing a blue and white ceramic vase to the front and with title in Chinese characters to the spine. The DJ is unclipped. The book is in a custom-made medium-duty, gray cardboard nesting box, the box with title label affixed to the top. Also present is the original custom-made heavy-duty cardboard shipping box in double portfolio style. A Fine copy in a Fine DJ in a Near Fine nesting box in a Very Good shipping box. Very scarce in any condition. This work constitutes an illustrated survey of porcelains in the Shanghai Museum.

      [Bookseller: The Book Carrel]
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        L'angoisse du roi Salomon EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Mercure de France, 1979. Fine. Mercure de France, Paris 1979, 16,5x23,5cm, broché. - First edition, one of 45 copies printed on laid Arches paper, ours one of 15 hors commerce literate, only leading copies. Nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 45 exemplaires imprimés sur vergé d'Arches, le nôtre un des 15 hors commerce lettrés, seuls grands papiers. Bel exemplaire.  

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        TULSA - SIGNED BY LARRY CLARK

      (CLARK, LARRY). Clark Larry. TULSA - SIGNED BY LARRY CLARK. Signed by the Photographer. NP (New York). ND 1979.: Self-Published, First Edition Thus. 4to. Cloth in Pictorial Dust Jacket. Photography Monograph. Fine/Fine. np, profusely illustrated in b&w. Long before "Kids", "Another Day in Paradise" and "Bully", Larry Clark's groundbreaking first book was the real thing. A gritty, voyeuristic photo essay of the author's life amongst youthful petty criminals and drug addicts in Oklahoma, "Tulsa" forever changed the landscape of acceptability for the photographic book in the latter half of the 20th Century. A brand new, most handsome example of the first printing of Larry Clark's own 1979 self-published hardbound reprint of the original 1971 Lustrum press edition (the original is cited on page 260 of Martin Parr and Gerry Badger's "The Photobook: A History Volume I", pages 272-73 of The Hasselblad Center's "The Open Book", page 25 of "From Fair to Fine: 20th Century Photography Books That Matter", and pages 208-09 of "The Book of 101 Books") additionally BOLDLY SIGNED "Larry Clark" in black ink at the lower foredge corner of the title page. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 024362

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Carnets EDITION ORIGINALE Service de presse ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Gallimard, 1979. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1979, 14x20,5cm, broché. - Edition, review copy. autograph dedication of the author autograph signed by Albert Cohen journalist Jean-Claude Lamy notably collaborated in France-Soir: "... who immediately became my friend ..." Small traces of angular folds on the boards. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Envoi autographe signé d'Albert Cohen au journaliste Jean-Claude Lamy qui collabora notamment à France-soir : "... qui est immédiatement devenu mon ami..." Petites traces de pliures angulaires sur les plats.

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        Die grosse Versuchung : d. Eingriff in Leib u. Seele., Vance Packard.

      Frankfurt/M, Berlin, Wien : Ullstein, 1979 - 560 S. ; 19 cm Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. The people shapers Namen im Vorsatz K19174 ISBN 3548340164 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 366 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel]
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        Das Schloss im Moor : Roman. Ins Deutsche übertragen von Arno Ullmann,

      Gütersloh : Bertelsmann; Stuttgart : Europäische Bildungsgemeinschaft; Wien : Buchgemeinschaft Donauland, Berlin, Darmstadt, Wien : Deutsche Buch-Gemeinschaft, 1979 - 254 Seiten, Gut erhaltenes Exemplar., Mit Original Schutzumschlag, Stempel im Vorsatz K19230 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 340 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel]
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        OP: Independent Music, Complete Run A-Z, 1979-1984

      Lost Music Network 1979 - Complete run in 26 issues covering the letters of the alphabet, with six issues of OPtion included. Stapled wraps, some in newspaper format. Very Good condition overall. Subscription card cut out of back cover of first issue. Toning, slight chipping, and brittleness to first 14 issues. A few small stains to covers. Stamps, postmarks and name/address on back covers. A few stray pen marks (very infrequent). Red Tone Poets 7" laid into issue V. Light wrinkling to T issue. OP created "indie" as a musical label. It spanned the entirety of music not on major labels during a time of mainstream conformity and a largely unsung proliferation of sub rosa styles and genres. People associated with the fanzine went on to found K Records, Sub Pop, and a bunch of other labels; create grunge; and generally redefine the idea of American youth culture. These issues are still a great resource for finding overlooked music from the early '80s. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Evidence

      Greenbrae: Clatworthy Colorvues, (1979). Near fine in gilt-stamped blue boards as issued.. First Edition. Quarto. Images of explosions, wires, chemical foam, and other oddities, chosen by Sultan and Mandel from obscure institutional archives. (Parr / Badger, v2, 220-221; Roth 240-241; Open Book 314-315.).

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        MANEZINHO ARAUJO 6 Serigrafias

      Sao Paulo: BASF, 1979 - Folio 450x600mm - Portfolio containing 6 Original color Serigraphs by Manezinho Araujo, Brazilian artist (1910-1993), screen prints of stunning color, published in 300 copies each signed and numbered by the artist. Published by BASF, text in Portuguese language. Original wooden Portfolio. As New! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Huit Poesies

      Milan: Torcular Edizioni d'Arte,, 1979. Folio. Complete as published with title page and text by . Housed in the original black silk clamshell box with black leather spine. Eight etchings with drypoint printed in colours with extensive hand-colouring in watercolour on Japan Nacré paper. Sheet sizes: 39 x 28 cm. All in excellent condition. Edition of 95. Each print signed in pencil lower right by Dali, numbered lower left.

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        Das Nilpferd Titine.

      . (Bln.,) Berliner Handpresse (1979), 4°, farbig illustr.Or.-Hln.22 nn.S., Bandillustr.u.9 ganzs.(4 doppels.) Or.-Farblinolschnitte v.Ingrid Jörg.(54.Druck d.Berliner Handpresse).Spindler 86,54.VDeckel minimal fleckig, Titel u.letzte Seite schwach gebräunt, 2 Textseiten m.leichter Abklatschbräunung..

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        TULSA

      (CLARK, LARRY). Clark Larry. TULSA. NP (New York). ND 1979.: Self-Published, First Edition Thus. 4to. Cloth in Pictorial Dust Jacket. Photography Monograph. Fine/Near Fine. np, profusely illustrated in b&w. Long before "Kids", "Another Day in Paradise" and "Bully", Larry Clark's groundbreaking first book was the real thing. A gritty, voyeuristic photo essay of the author's life amongst youthful petty criminals and drug addicts in Oklahoma, "Tulsa" forever changed the landscape of acceptability for the photographic book in the latter half of the 20th Century. A most handsome copy of the first printing of Larry Clark's own 1979 self-published hardbound reprint of the original 1971 Lustrum press edition (the original is cited on page 260 of Martin Parr and Gerry Badger's "The Photobook: A History Volume I", pages 272-73 of The Hasselblad Center's "The Open Book", page 25 of "From Fair to Fine: 20th Century Photography Books That Matter", and pages 208-09 of "The Book of 101 Books") whose dust jacket shows a tiny nick along the bottom edge of the front cover. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 024039

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        The Fortune of War

      Collins 1979 - First UK edition and first printing. Both book and jacket are in fine condition and without owner inscriptions, tears, creasing or price clip (Original Price: £5.50). The book has a protective clear plastic cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Collection (Sammlung) of Art and Autograph Material by Hermann Hesse and his family.

      Switzerland: 1917-1979. - 1) Original Watercolors on letters by Hermann Hesse, 1917-1918. (3)2) Original Letters and autograph illustrated cards by Hermann Hesse, 1918-1958. (10)A small archive of correspondence from Hermann Hesse: 2 autograph letters, signed.1) Original Watercolors on letters by Hermann Hesse, 1917-1918. (3)2) Original Letters and autograph illustrated cards by Hermann Hesse, 1918-1958. (10)A small archive of correspondence from Hermann Hesse: 2 autograph letters, signed. 2 signed postcards. 4 signed cards with illustrations by Hesse (two typed, 2 in holograph). 1 original photograph of Hesse, inscribed by him on the rear. Also includes a small group of letters and other items from Hermann Hesse's son Heiner Hesse and other family members.3) Ephemera and documents on Hermann Hesse, 1950s. (10)4) Documents and autograph material by the sons of Hermann Hesse: Heiner, Bruno and Martin, 1963-1979. (21)5) Documents and autograph material about Hermann Hesse, 1959-1977. (5)Provenance: The Hesse material is from the family of Hesse's close friend Jakob (Köbi) Flach [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        In Evil Hour -1st US Edition/1st Printing

      New York, Hagerstown, San Francisco, London: Harper & Row, Publishers. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1979. First US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0060114142 . A first printing of the US first edition with slight toning to pages 1, 2 and 3 in just about Fine dust-jacket with minor creasing. SIGNED and warmly inscribed to a Virginia collector by author Gabriel Garcia Marquez on the title page; "In Evil Hour" won the 1961 Esso Literary Prize. Dubbed "the story of the lampoons" by Garcia Marquez, the book is based on a real event that had taken place in a remote riverside village the author visited occasionally as a boy. .

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        Los Angeles Punk Flyers

      Los Angeles. 1980s-early1990s. A collection of 404 flyers and handbills promoting Los Angeles punk venues and bands from the mid-1980s to the early 1990s featuring acts such as, Social Distortion, Dead Kennedys, Bad Religion, and Operation Ivy. The flyers are all printed on standard sized sheets, mostly 8.5" x 11" or 4" x 6", in various colors with several incorporating rubberstamped elements. Overall near fine or better with only scattered edgewear and light soiling.This collections shows a mix of bands, both known and unknown, responsible for creating the Los Angeles brand of punk rock. Beginning in the early 1980s Los Angeles had been introduced to hardcore and started fashioning the definitive version of the genre with bands like The Mentors, T.S.O.L., and Black Flag. With this new brand of punk rock came a new, and more violent, approach to the music often resulting in police raids. This also triggered counter genres such as ska and reggae versions of punk as developed in bands like the Toasters and Bad Brains, both represented here.Numerous venues sprung up during this time including Godzilla's, Anti-Club, and a resurgence of interest in the Whisky-a-Go-Go thanks to the promotion of former Runaways manager, Kim Fowley. Formed in 1979, Anti-Club, was the brain child of Russell Jessum, Jack Marquette, and Jim Van Tyne and was home to many LA bands including many from SST Record, the label of Black Flag's Greg Ginn. Renowned for their violence, SST bands, including Black Flag, were constantly watched by police and caused some venues to put a ban on hardcore at their clubs.After roughly half a decade of angst and tension the scene collapsed on itself but emerged with groups like Hole (one early flyer featured here) with more controlled rage. However, the culture had shifted significantly with "do-it-yourself" sensibilities overriding major labels and promotion falling to the bands themselves and small scale managers utilizing makeshift flyers and art to promote the music to the masses. A vivid assemblage of 80s punk culture representing LA's burgeoning hardcore scene including a varied assortment of obscure bands that would be difficult to duplicate. .

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        Seven San Francisco Punk Flyer Paste-ups

      [San Francisco]. 1979 and 1980. Collage paste-ups for seven flyers created and obtained from artist Eddie Troia for shows at The Temple (aka The Temple Beautiful and The Geary Temple) in San Francisco in 1979 and early 1980. Cut and paste elements on letter and legal sized sheets, some with holograph text written with white out on overlays. Some elements with typical rippling from paste, near fine. A collection of paste-ups documenting punk shows at The Temple, an old Synagogue near the Fillmore and the Jim Jones Temple, which became a punk venue in 1979 but ceased having punk shows the following year. The building was damaged by the 1989 earthquake and was subsequently torn down. The mock-ups are for shows by quite a cross section of the punk, avant, and industrial bands in SF at the time, with shows by Impatient Youth, Flamin' Groovies, Alley Cats, Suburban Lawns, No Alternative, Minimal Man, The Offs, Mutants, X, Subhumans, Mondellos, Roy Loney & The Phantom Movers, Soul Rebels, Dead Kennedys, Phone Bill, Zeroes, Sleepers, and B People.Eddie Troia was a playwright, artist, and manager for Jane Dornbacker. His art is characterized by a sure use of confident holograph titles with well-chosen images from pop culture, contrasted with a cleanness resulting from the skillful use of glassine overlay. Striking and beautiful artwork documenting a very important but short-lived venue of the era, as well as a valuable look at the graphic techniques of flyer creation before the computer. It is getting more and more difficult to find original mock-ups from meaningful performances, especially in a grouping. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Right Stuff - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1979. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0374250324 . A Fine first printing of the first edition in alike dust-jacket, minor edgewear. Boldly SIGNED by author Tom Wolfe on the title page; Principal practionioner of "The New Journalism," author Tom Wolfe's "The Right Stuff" is a page turner of a book about the pilots engaged in U. S. Postwar experiments with experimental rocket-powered, high-speed aircraft. Wolfe wrote that his "book grew out of some ordinary curiosity about what makes a man willing to sit up on top of an enormous Roman candleÂ… and wait for someone to light the fuse." In 1980, Wolfe won the National Book Award and in 1983, "The Right Stuff," was adapted into the film of the same name, which starred Scott Glenn and Ed Harris. The film adaptation won four Academy Awards .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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        ANDY WARHOL'S EXPOSURES

      London: Hutchinson & Co. Ltd 1979. First edition, first printing. Signed twice by Andy Warhol. Original black cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A fine clean and bright copy, the binding square and tight, the contents without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the fine original in the original dustwrapper. Not price-clipped. Signed by Andy Warhol in black ink along the right side of the upper panel of the dustwrapper, and again, with a small original drawing on the half title. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Sylt `79. Ölgemälde auf Platte, gerahmt.

      1979 - Ausdrucksstarkes Ögemälde des 1943 geborenen schwedischen Künstlers: Gezeigt wird der Strand und die Meeresbrandung auf Sylt, links unten mit L. Aschenbrenner signiert, lechts unten mit *Sylt 79* bezeichnet. Bildmaße: 73 x 102 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß:88 x 118 cm ). Ausgeführt in Öl auf Platte. >>Aschenbrenner wurde in den 1960er Jahren von der Pop-Art inspiriert und fand seine Motive in einfachen, alltäglichen Gegenständen. In seinen späteren Landschaften gewinnt seine Malerei teils eine plastische Dimensionalität. Er hat Auftragsarbeiten für die öffentliche Hand getätigt und ist zudem als Illustrator von Büchern bekannt. << Von guter Erhaltung, der aufwendige Rahmen mit einer kleinen Beschädigung rechterhand. ( Bitte beachten: Leider kein Versand möglich - hier nur selbst organisierte Abholung in meinem Ladengeschäft ). ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )( Please notice: No shipment possible ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Luigi Ghirri

      Milano - Parma , FELTRINELLI - CSAC DELL'UNIVERSITÀ DI PARMA, 1979 - A cura del Centro Studi e Archivio della Comunicazione Università di Parma, dipartimento Fotografia. Premessa di Arturo Carlo Quintavalle. Saggio introduttivo e schede di Massimo Mussini. Testi di Luigi Ghirri. Interventi di Franco Vaccari, Giulia Niccolai, Piero Berengo Gardin, Sergio Dahò, Jean Claude Lemagny, Michel Nuridsany, Ginette Blery, et al. Con 237 fotografie a colori. 8vo. pp. 238. . Molto buono (Very Good). . Prima edizione (First edition). . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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        Memoirs of an Art Dealer (Limited Edition with Horatio Walker Drawing)

      McClelland and Stewart, Toronto 1979 - Frontis., 264 pp., illus. top and bottom edge gilt. Includes 65 tipped-in colour plates of Canadian art. Limited signed and numbered edition of 105 copies, this being copy number 54, signed by Laing and with an original drawing by Horatio Walker tipped-in and protected with tissue guard. Bound in deep purple crushed suede with gilt decoration on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. In brown cloth covered slipcase which is decorated in gilt. A fine copy. Scarce. Size: 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Spadina Road Books (ABAC/ILAB)]
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