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        The Cater Street Hangman

      St. Martin's Press New York (1979) - First American Edition, Review Copy with publisher's advance review slip laid in. Author's first book. Fine and presumed unread judging from tightness, top of front free endpaper slightly bumped, in Near Fine or Fine dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Ida M'Toy

      Urbana: University of Illinois. (1979). First. First edition. Quarto. Green cloth gilt (one of 140 copies issued thus, there were also 199 copies issued in red cloth, no priority). A small, faint spot on the front board, else fine in cloth covered boards as issued. Copy number 30 of 350 Signed copies of this portrait of a Mississippi midwife and shop owner originally published in 1942. Additionally, this copy is Inscribed by Welty to her editor, close friend, and co-dedicatee of The Ponder Heart, Mary Lou Aswell: "To Mary Lou and Agi with dearest love at Christmas. Eudora. December 1979." A nice association. Polk assigns "second state" status to the green binding, but it is curious that this early numbered presentation copy is in green cloth. Polk A23.1. .

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        Original Art - Busseto

      1979Everett Raymond Kinstler1979 Hand signed original landscape."Busseto"Used as a double-page illustration for the book "Verdi: His Music, Life and Times" (p. 284-285)Pen and ink drawing by preminent portrait artist, Everett Raymond KinstlerHand signed"EAK" and "EVERETT RAYMOND KINSTLER" followed by the inscription: "For Joe - From 'Verdi' circa 1961 - updated with affection 18 years later - Everett 1979" Sheet size of 16" x 20" in a 17" x 21" wood frame Visible image size of 10 ?" x 14 ?", with more image and pencil notes running under the mat.Several areas with white-out corrections applied to drawing, Technical notes in pencil on upper right.The drawing is in excellent condition with no visible defects. Frame is sealed with original brown paper backing and has not been opened.

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        The Lamb of Abyssalia

      [Cambridge, Massachusetts]: Pomegranate Press. 1979. First. First edition. Printed papercovered boards very slightly rubbed, else fine. One of 20 lettered artist proof copies (this being copy I) bound by Skip Carpenter of the Green Dragon Bindery, Signed by the author and by Karyl Klopp, the artist, with an extra suite of plates laid into a pocket in the back pastedown. .

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        Stellenbeschreibung und Führungsanweisung : d. organisator. Aufgabe moderner Unternehmensführung. von. Unter Mitarb. von Gisela Böhme

      Bad Harzburg : Verlag WWT, 1979.. 10., gegenüber d. 9. unveränd. Aufl., (25. Tsd.) XXVII, 335 S. ; 23 cm 8°, Gewebe Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Mit Original Schutzumschlag, K17837 ISBN 3802001672.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel Ei]
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        Andy Warhol's Exposures -- Signed by Andy Warhol

      New York: Andy Warhol / Grosset And Dunlap. 1979. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed by Andy Warhol with his full name on the half-title page. 1979, First Edition. Illustrated throughout. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Light wear to the spine ends; the binding has a bit of play to it, but is securely bound. Clean contents. The DJ also with light wear at the spine ends; a few other small snags along the edges. DJ designed Warhol and is now housed in a mylar wrap. SIGNED BY WARHOL. Digital images available upon request.

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        Zwanzig Jahre Später Band 1. Roman;

      Rütten & Loening Berlin, 1979.. 1. Auflage S.241, 23 cm Softcover/Paperback Gut erhaltenes Buch,Seiten alters- und papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, K17499.

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        Good as Gold.

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1979 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt, yellow endpapers. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the dust jacket very slightly faded at the spine. First edition, first printing. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "To Marie, I love you, I could not have written this without you. Joseph Heller" - presumably a typical Helleresque joke, he never having met the recipient before. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        GOOD AS GOLD Author's own Copy

      Simon & Schuster. New York. 1979. Author's own copy. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (9.4 x 6.3 inches). Specially bound by the publisher for the author in full black morocco. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments with gilt lettering. Marbled endpapers. Edges untrimmed. A little rubbing to the extremities but generally a better than very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        GOOD AS GOLD. Author's own Copy.

      Simon & Schuster. New York. 1979 - Author's own copy. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (9.4 x 6.3 inches). Specially bound by the publisher for the author in full black morocco. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments with gilt lettering. Marbled endpapers. Edges untrimmed. A little rubbing to the extremities but generally a better than very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Michaela Sammelband

      Egmont Franz Schneider, 1979.. 408 Seiten 8°, Gebundene Ausgabe Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Original Schutzumschlag dieser jedoch mit kleinen Mängeln ! K3971 ISBN 9783505077920.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel Ei]
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        Suttree

      Random House, New York 1979 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Cormac McCarthy on a laid in signature. The ORIGINAL dustjacket is vibrant in color with NO chips or tears. This First Issue dustjacket has the printed price present on the front flap of the dustjacket. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning. The boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy SIGNED by the author. We buy Cormac McCarthy First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Johannes Paul I. [der Erste] : d. Papst e. neuen Morgens. von. [Bearb. u. Gesamtred.: Ulrich Schütz]

      Freiburg im Breisgau, Basel, Wien : Herder, 1979.. 7. Aufl. 207 S. : Ill. (z.T. farb.) ; 21 cm Kl.-8°, Pp. Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. K14421 ISBN 3451183692.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel Ei]
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        Fliegendes Brot Telos-Bücher ; 763 : Geschichten aus aller Welt für Jungen u. Mädchen. Theresa Worman. [Aus d. Amerikan. durch Anneliese Kriegelstein u. Litera, Bürger],

      Bad Liebenzell : Verlag der Liebenzeller Mission, 1979.. 64 S. : Ill. ; 18 cm Kl.-8°, kart. Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. K6482 ISBN 3880020892.

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        Karl der Grosse : e. biograph. Roman. Jacques Delpierre de Bayac. [Dt. Übers. von Alfred Baumgartner u. Gustaf Elger], Heyne-Bücher ; Nr. 5598

      München : Heyne, 1979.. Genehmigte, ungekuI rzte Taschenbuchausg. 318 S. : 11 Ill. ; 18 cm Kl.-8°, kart. Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Charlemagne Seiten alters- und papierbedingt leicht gebräuntm, Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, K14898 ISBN 3453010116.

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        Johannes Paul I. d. Papst e. neuen Morgens. von. Bearb. u. Gesamtred.: Ulrich Schütz

      Freiburg im Breisgau, Basel, Wien : Herder, 1979.. 6. Aufl. 207 S. : Ill. (z.T. farb.) ; 21 cm 8°, Pp. Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. K17921 ISBN 3451183692.

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        Ullstein-Kunst-Buch Rembrandt 2 : das Gesamtwerk / Christopher Brown. [Aus d. Engl. übers. u. bearb. von Ina Keller] 2

      Ullstein Verlag, 1979.. 2. Dt. Erstausg. 94 S. : zahlr. Ill. (z.T. farb.) Softcover/Paperback Gut erhaltenes Buch, Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, K15315 ISBN 3548360068.

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        Electron Spin Resonance

      Royal Society of Chemistry, 1979. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-60230758; EAN: 9780851867915

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        Odyssee : [aus d. Griech.]

      Leipzig Reclam, 1979.. 12., veränd. Aufl., 322 S. : 1 Kt. ; 18 cm, Taschenbuch Gut erhaltenes Buch, Seiten alters- und papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, K17618.

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        The sunshine road

      Vantage Press. Hardcover. 0533038839 ~Very Good in Good DJ. Hardcover. Light shelf wear to boards/DJ; satisfaction guaranteed. Red cloth over boards with gold gilt lettering to spine, few knicks and tears to edges of DJ, book itself appears unread. Part of the novel takes place in Walla Walla, Washington. . Very Good. 1979.

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        Richard Misrach 1979

      San Francisco: Grapestake Gallery, 1979. Prima edizione (First edition). broch. Ottimo (Fine). 4to. 54 full-page black and white photographs Dopo aver sperato che "Telegraph 3AM" (fotolibro dedicato ai senzatetto di Telegraph Avenue in California) avrebbe contribuito a migliorare le condizioni di vita nelle strade Misrach, frustrato dal minimo impatto che il libro ebbe, si ritirò nei deserti della California meridionale e dell'Arizona, dove scattò fotografie completamente prive di figure umane. Lavorava di notte con uno stroboscopio che illuminava il paesaggio intorno, sperimentando inusuali tecniche di stampa nella camera oscura dell'università. Da questa esperienza derivò nel 1979 questo fotolibro, pubblicato senza un titolo o una parola di testo. Le uniche informazioni si trovano sul dorso del libro. [Parr, Badger, 2006]

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        Wallfahrtskirche Steinhausen.

      München ; Zürich : Schnell & Steiner, 1979.. 15. Aufl. 22 S. : zahlr. Ill. (z.T. farb.)) ; 17 cm Kl.-8° geh Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. K15852.

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        Antony & Cleopatra

      Guildford, England:: Circle Press,, 1979.. First Limited. 40 x 32 Designed and produced by Ronald King with notes & introductory essay 'The Elusive Absolute' by Keith Please. Limited edition of three hundred books with five H.C. copies, forty Artist's Proofs and ten marked Circle Press held for presentation; all the books SIGNED by the artist. Book designed & printed by the artist at Circle Press. Text in 10 pt. Baskerville. The paper is pure rag-made 250 gsm. Velin Cuve Rives Blanc, and the box designed and made at Dorset Bookbinding by Paul Haskell. A beautifully rendered edition of Shakespeare's play with King's own marginal notes and lustrious contemporary illustrations.

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        Amino-Acids, Peptides, and Proteins

      Royal Society of Chemistry, 1979. Hardcover. New. SKU: MM-60230718; EAN: 9780851860947

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        THE DEAD ZONE

      New York: The Viking Press,. [1979]. Octavo,. cloth-backed boards.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with some mild scratches to rear. panel. (#128852). First edition. Signed inscription by King dated 24 September 1980 to a mystery book publisher and bookseller on the front free endpaper. Filmed in 1983 by David Cronenburg with an excellent cast, Christopher Walken in the lead role, supported by Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Herbert Lom, Anthony Zerbe and Martin Sheen. This book also spawned a television series on the USA cable network (2002-07) with Anthony Michael Hall in the lead role. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-600.

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        HERBARZ POLSKI --- . Powiekszony dodatkami z pozniejszych autorow. Rekopismow, dowodow urzedowych i wydany przez Jana Nep. Bobrowicza. Tom I-X.

      WAiF 1979 Warschau. Zustand: Sehr gut 8°gr, Kunstleder 5238 S.. Reprint der Ausgabe Breitkopf & Härtel in 10 Bänden, 1839-1846. --- Umfassendes polnisches Wappenbuch und Adelslexikon in rotes Kunstleder gebunden, mit goldgeprägtem Titel auf Vordeckel und Rücken. Vorsätze gemustert, mit Inhaberstempel versehen. 8°lex. 5238 Seiten, zahlreiche einfarbige Wappenabbildungen im Text Band 10 enthält einen umfangreichen Nachtrag. --- Reprint in 10 volumes of the original edition Breitkpf-Härtel 1839-1846 in polish language, about 5.200 pages excellent condition. 8°lex. Red imitation leather. --- Sehr guter Zustand. 9600 gr., versandkostenfrei in EU-Mitgliedsländer.

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        Cartes de Voeux 1979-1987

      Doisneau - 9 photos ill. n&b. 18x12cm. ( 4 enfants) 1979 (un départ dans le désordre) , 1980 (entrons en quatre vins) ,1981 (la fête bat son plein) ,1982 (ouverture de l'année avec le quatuor de la banliue sud) ,1983 (recevez nos voeux bien français),1984 (clic clac),1985 (commencez, commencez),1986 (flexibilite) ,1987 (sur le beau velode Ravel) envoyées à Elsa et Paco signées au dos Robert Doisneau ou Robert et Pierette Doisneau bon état pour 5, taches sur quatre autres

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        Original Art - Busseto

      NY, 1979. Everett Raymond Kinstler 1979 Hand signed original landscape. "Busseto" Used as a double-page illustration for the book "Verdi: His Music, Life and Times" (p. 284-285) Pen and ink drawing by preminent portrait artist, Everett Raymond Kinstler Hand signed "EAK" and "EVERETT RAYMOND KINSTLER" followed by the inscription: "For Joe - From 'Verdi' circa 1961 - updated with affection 18 years later - Everett 1979" Sheet size of 16" x 20" in a 17" x 21" wood frame Visible image size of 10 ½" x 14 ¾", with more image and pencil notes running under the mat. Several areas with white-out corrections applied to drawing, Technical notes in pencil on upper right. The drawing is in excellent condition with no visible defects. Frame is sealed with original brown paper backing and has not been opened..

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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." .

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        DIE NIEDERLÄNDISCHEN MALER UND ZEICHNER DES 17. JAHRHUNDERTS.

      Bruckmann München 1979-1980 5 voll.ril. in tela (4 con cust)., cm 29x24,testo e moltissime tavv. e ill. in b / n (alcune a col.).

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        The Dead Sea Scrolls: Reproduction made from the original scrolls kept in the Shrine of the Book, Jerusalem

      Johnson Reprint Corporation, New York 1979 - 1/400. Quarto. 93pp (text), 108pp (photographic reproductions). Original linen covered box with title in Hebrew and English on metal plate fixed on top lid. Striking burgundy silk on inside of the box. Casket containing an earthenware jar, 3 facsimile scrolls placed inside the jar (just the way the original Dead Sea Scrolls were found), and a soft leather bound book telling the amazing story of the Dead Sea Scrolls and their discovery. Found inadvertently in 1947, the Dead Sea Scrolls are regarded by many as the most important archaeological find of the twentieth century. Mystery and intrigue surrounded their acquisition and there are many accounts of their subsequent ‘wanderings’ as they continued to change hands after their discovery. The three facsimile scrolls represent some of the largest and most important Dead Sea Scrolls: The Great Isaiah Scroll, the Rule of the Community, and the Habakkuk Commentary. - 1) The Isaiah Scroll is the only complete biblical book surviving among the Dead Sea Scrolls. Found in Cave One at Qumran in 1947, it dates from about 120 BCE. The text of the scroll hardly differs from the version used today and demonstrates the degree to which the text of the Bible was faithfully transmitted over the centuries. The Isaiah scroll is approximately seven metres long and is made up of 17 parchment sheets, sewn end to end. - 2) Also discovered in Cave One at Qumran, this scroll fragment is known variously as the Rule of the Community and the Manual of Discipline, and was in two pieces when it was brought by the Bedouin who discovered it to Bethlehem in 1947. The text embodies the rules of conduct for the Qumranites themselves, rules which are additional to the 613 commandments found in the Pentateuch (Torah). These rules of conduct regulated interpersonal relationships and matters of personal piety in a Jewish community which had apparently separated itself both geographically and ideologically from the more mainstream practice of Judaism in Jerusalem. - 3) The Habakkuk Commentary, also discovered in Qumran Cave One, is part of a group of literature found in several caves at Qumran, which have come to be known by the Hebrew word pesharim, "commentaries." These explanations often interpret the biblical text with reference to events in the writer’s own time, the recent past, or the near future. Other such commentaries found at Qumran explain in this way the biblical books of Isaiah, Micah, Zephaniah, Psalms, Hosea, and Nahum. The text of the scroll hardly differs from the version used today and demonstrates the degree to which the text of the Bible was faithfully transmitted over the centuries. The transcription was made from the excellent photographs which form the basis of this edition, from the earlier photographs published by M. Burrows, and from the original Scroll themselves. Studies dealing with the textual and paleographic aspects of the Scrolls were also used. Each scroll is rolled and protected by a piece of linen cloth. Size of the earthenware jar: 17" tall, 8" width. The soft leather bound book is gilt-lettered on spine and covers, contains 93 pages of text and 108 pages featuring color photographic reproductions of the three scrolls, along with their transcriptions. Box, jar, scrolls and books in very good condition (like new). The Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered in a series of eleven caves around the site known as Wadi Qumran near the Dead Sea in the West Bank (of the Jordan River) between 1946 and 1956 by Bedouin peoples and a team of archeologists. The initial discovery, by Bedouin shepherd Muhammed Edh-Dhib, his cousin Jum'a Muhammed, and Khalil Musa, took place between November 1946 and February 1947. The shepherds discovered 7 scrolls housed in jars in a cave at what is now known as the Qumran site. John C. Trever reconstructed the story of the scrolls from several interviews with the Bedouin. Edh-Dhib's cousin noticed the caves, but edh-Dhib himself was the first to actually fall into on [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tommy Douglas speaks: Till power is brought to pooling

      Canada Oolichan Books 1979. 288 pages. Upon front free endpaper is hand-written in ink: "To David, With Best Wishes, From Tommy Douglas." In November 2004 a nation-wide vote by over one million Canadians selected Mr. Douglas as "The Greatest Canadian of all Time." "This collection of Tommy Douglas' speeches, anecdotes, and parables illustrates the essential features of the democratic left in Canada, the CCF/NDP." - from dust jacket. Black and white photographic plates. Book clean and unmarked with light wear. Average wear to dust jacket which bears several short closed tears and is now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Signed First Edition Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First Edition. VG

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        Earthworm

      Princeton, N.J.: Ontario Review Press. [1979]. First. Post card poem. First separate edition, first issue (with "God bless him" in the first line of the third stanza"). Poem card. Fine. Very scarce, traditionally one of the hardest Updike items to find, especially in the first issue. Reportedly only a total of 100 copies of both issues together were published. De Bellis and Broomfield A77: "Roberts reports 100 copies in the entire edition; number in each printing not established." In our experience, the first issue is much the scarcer. .

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        Suttree

      Random House, 1979. First Edition (first printing). The fourth novel by the author of THE ROAD and NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN, the story of a fisherman who lives in a dilapidated houseboat on the river near Knoxville, Tennessee. Near Fine/Near Fine -- an embossed blind ownership circle to the first two pages and two closed tears and slight crimping at the head of the dust jacket spine. . 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        The Tennis Players From Pagan Rites To Strawberries And Cream

      Vallencey Press 1979 - An illustrated history of lawn tennis and its antecedents. Very scarce. 1st edition. large 4to. 240pp. including black and white picture and illustration reproductions and photographs throughout. Internally very good, clean and bright. In the original silver embossed decorative boards, very clean. Also with the original illustrated dustwrapper, mild rubbing and faded spine else very good. Contains letters to the previous owner from the late author's wife and daughter.

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        REDONDELA.

      190 Paginas. Ediciones Rembrandt., Alicante. 1979 - Sobrecubierta reparada. Contiene las CUATRO LITOGRAFIAS FIRMADAS Y NUMERADAS POR EL ARTISTA. Esta la 1513. ENVIO GRATIS PARA ESPAÑA. Size: FOLIO. Apaisado. Ilustrado. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memorie della villa bianca

      Reggio Emilia: Prandi, 1979. Prima edizione di 140 es. numerati. broch, custodia (broch, slip-case). Ottimo (Fine). 8vo. Dedica e firma autografe dell'Artista all'editore Brenno Bucciarelli al frontespizio (Inscribed and signed by the Artist to the publisher Brenno Bucciarelli). Con tre linoleum di Alberto Manfredi di cui due a colori firmati a matita (cm 15x14; 5x9) Edizione impressa dalla Stamperia Valdonega di Verona su carta Magnani di Pescia. Es. n. 86 [Jentsch, 1993]

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        John and Yoko ask that ?the large granite statue held for us? be fully inspected by an expert in ancient Egyptian art

      "Manuscript Letter Signed ?Yoko Ono Lennon? and ?John Lennon? by Yoko, 1p, 8.5? x 11?. On ?Lennono / Studio One / 1 West 72nd Street / New York? letterhead, July 12, 1979. To Ralph Avena, Santini Bros., New York. Text of the letter in the hand of Rich DePalma, the Lennons? business administrator. Staple and staple holes in blank upper portion. Fine condition.In full, ?Upon presentation of this letter during the week of July 16, 1979, kindly provide access to the large granite statue held for us to Mr. Lucien Viola, for the purpose of inspection. Mr. Viola will advise you in advance as to his specific date of arrival, and is to be permitted to fully inspect the piece. It is understood that any assistance that he might require in handling the statue is to be provided, and will be charged at normal rates for such services. Your attention regarding this matter is greatly appreciated.?Art historian Lucien Viola specialized in ancient Egyptian art. On May 30, 1986, a two-ton 82.5? tall ancient granite Egyptian sculpture of the lioness-headed goddess Sekhmet of Memphis was sold at Sotheby's from the Estate of John Lennon for $742,500, a record at auction for Egyptian art that doubled the previous high. The AP reported that ?Lennon purchased the statue during the 1970s.? This was likely ?the large granite statue? described in the Lennons? letter.Accompanied by a short ALS ?Rich DePalma? to Ralph Avena, 1p, 4.25? x 5.5?. New York, July 12, 1979. With receipt stamping of ?7 Santini Brothers Fine Arts Division? at the lower left. Lennono letterhead with a b&w illustration at the lower right of the Dakota, the apartment building at 1 West 72nd Street where the Lennons lived."

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        La tentation de Saint-Antoine. Illustrations de Robert beltz gravées sur bois par Gilbert Poilliot, Théo Schmied et Guy Descouens, aux dépens de l'artiste 1979.

      - 1 volume en feuilles sous emboîtage. 37 aquarelles gravées sur bois par Robert Beltz. Tirage à 250 exemplaires sur vélin de rives pur fil. Ici un des 219 exemplaires numérotés. Très bel état.

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        THE BLUEST EYE

      London:: Chatto & Windus,, 1979. Near Fine. SIGNED BY TONI MORRISON ON TITLE PAGE without personalization. A Near Fine hardback First British Edition First Printing in a Fine Dust Jacket. 8vo. 164 pp. Striking dust jacket design by Kate Cary

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        Colección Micro Misterio, No. 596: Tras Los Cristales

      Mexico City: Tepeyac Editores, 1979. Publication markings to the rear of the gouache, light wear, very nice condition overall; the book is near fine in wrappers.. Original cover gouache on board, 15 x 9 inches, for book number 596 Tras Los Cristales in the Mexican comic book series, Coleccion Micro Misterio. Painted by Roberto Dorantes; signed by him (as Roberto, rather than Dorantes, which was the norm). A man loses his face and his hand in a painting. Paranormal mystery theme. The comic book is included (first edition, 12 mo., color cover, black and white illustrations).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        The Right Stuff

      New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1979 First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Wolfe on a front flyleaf: "Merry / Christmas / to / John Sheperdson /who / certainly / has …."and continued on the title page: "… [arrow to the title, The Right Stuff] / [drawn quotation marks and flourish around the title] / Tom Wolfe". Publisher's light gray cloth, with Wolfe's signature stamped to the front board in metallic silver, spine lettering in metallic blue and red, with metallic silver stars stamped to the spine; in the original silver dust jacket designed by Kiyoshi Kanai, with an illustration of the American flag with a white eagle and polka dots instead of stars, lettered in black. Near fine or better, with a hint of toning to the board edges, minor lean to the spine, else fine; unclipped dust jacket, with a hint of light rubbing to the extremities, else bright and fresh. Overall, a clean and fresh copy with an excellent inscription. The Right Stuff is a non-fiction work about astronauts in the post-WWII Era and winner of the 1980 National Book Award for Non-Fiction. Specifically, Wolfe examines the careers of Project Mercury astronauts John Glenn, Alan Shepard, and Gus Grissom, among others, and their thoughts and aspirations both "aloft and during certain remarkable odysseys on earth." The title "The Right Stuff" refers to the qualities necessary for all astronauts that, although not an official prerequisite, distinguishes professional astronauts from aspiring test pilots. Along with his contemporaries Hunter S. Thompson, Norman Mailer, and Gay Telese, Wolfe is considered part of the burgeoning New Journalism movement, a neologism coined by Wolfe with his 1973 collection of articles The New Journalism, and The Right Stuff is demonstrative of that genre.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        Intricacies

      (Washington, D.C.: The Artist. 1979). First. First edition. Oblong folio. Near fine in worn, good only dustwrapper. Marked "Special Edition" in ink by the Swiss avant-garde artist and filmmaker, as well as additionally Signed, monogrammed, and dated by him, this copy has also been nicely Inscribed: "To my dear friends Mr. & Mrs. Kamenetz, A person's creativity is one of its essential resources, and what he does to protect and develop that resource is a measure of his strength and vitality. 7-8-79." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Yompor Po'Non (Amuesha New Testament - Bible)

      Wycliffe Bible Translators, 1979, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First EditionThis New Testament is written in the Amuesha language. At the time of its publication, there were only about 4500 speakers of the language in the world, and those lived in the foothills of the Andes mountains in Peru. This is a First Edition of that Bible, and it represented Wycliffe's 100th language translation. Prior to its pubilcation, Amuesha was purely an oral language, and the translators had to develop a written language first, including a new character set (similar to Spanish, but with several distinguishing characters). Language (an Arawakan language) is also known as Yanesha' and Amisha. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 865 pp. No significant flaws. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 pounds. Category: Religion & Theology; Non-English Language::Amuesha; Inventory No: 105138.

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        The Architecture of John F. Staub : Houston and the South --[SIGNED and LIMITED EDITION]

      University of Texas Press, Austin TX 1979 - 365 pages with numerous black and white illustrations; some in color. Signed by the author, Howard Barnstone, as well as the subject, Texas architect John Staub A small shape of discoloration to the bottom edge otherwise in excellent condition. Slipcase in fine condition. This is copy number 187 in a special edition, limited to two hundred copies. The book was designed by George Lenox with photography by Rick Gardner and Rob Muir. Published in cooperation with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Embossing to the front cover, gilt lettering to the black spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Exquisite Corpse Booksellers]
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