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        Chansons de Jacques Brel illustrées de vingt-trois lithographies originales par Lucien-Philippe Moretti et Daniel Sciora. Préface de Georges Brassens.

      Editions du Grésivaudan, Seyssinet-Pariset 1979 - Seyssinet-Pariset (Isère), Editions du Grésivaudan, 1979. 39 x 29,5 cm, très grand in-4, 391 pp. - 5 ff. n. ch., 23 lithographies à double page hors texte en noir ou en couleurs (12 par Moretti, 11 par Sciora), toutes signées, en feuilles sous couverture brun chiné muette, coffret de l'éditeur en toile brune portant au premier plat la reproduction des signatures de Jacques Brel et des deux illustrateurs. Edition originale collective et premier tirage. Tirage limité à 300 exemplaires. Celui-ci l'un des 219 sur vélin d'Arches contenant, à plat sous portefeuille, une suite des 23 lithographies sur vélin d'Arches (n° 249). Toutes les lithographies, dans le volume comme dans la suite, sont signées par les artistes à la mine de plomb. L'exemplaire est également signé à la page de justification. Infimes traces d'usure au portefeuille et au coffret, sinon parfait. (Prévoir des frais de port pour 12 kg) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Tommy Douglas speaks: Till power is brought to pooling

      Oolichan Books, Canada 1979 - Signed 0889820228 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        [Manuscript]: A Married Man's Diary of a passionate love for another man in New York City (1979)

      [New York City]. (1979). Blank book. Octavo. Quarter cloth and marbled paper over boards. A compelling diary kept by a married man (name withheld but identified in the diary): "at 37 in my married state!" - written at the culminating moment of a 15-month relationship with another man. His account consists of 10 manuscript pages in ink, covering a two-month period (February-March, 1979), with three additional pages of manuscript notes at the back (the remaining pages are blank). Near fine.The first page begins on February 9th, with the writer's [John] philosophical justifications for keeping a diary, inspired also by his current reading of Proust and D. H. Lawrence. In the second entry he begins to address the heart of the matter, giving an account of his friendship of over a year with a man (MR or Marc) that he hopes is on the verge of becoming romantic and sexual. The entries become more and more poignant, as his initial advances are rejected, and as he wrestles with conflicting emotions: "Here I am, feeling contrite, self-conscious again - another abortive pass at Marc - another irritated, pained rejection ... It's clear I want to separate the beautiful thing I felt, and want more of, with him from the other big realities of my life. And I can't trust him ... but still he gives me intense joy, intense pain. And always, too, the physical yearning. He is utterly beautiful ... I'm also willing to wait. It has to be reciprocal." With increasing emotion in this last three entries from March, he speculates at length on his and Marc's competing motivations, his urgent need for "the physical expression" (but also ambivalence about its consummation), and then describes how things turn out badly, culminating in a fight, and a mad "dash out into the night followed by hurled wet laundry into Columbus Avenue. ... God damn Marc for being so fascinating - or me, for being as fascinated by my own feelings for him." Laid-in is a manuscript note to John from Marc, written over a year later ("Mon. 5/19 - 1980") on a carbon receipt, in which he explains his attempts to get in touch. A provocative and moving testimony. .

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        Tommy Douglas Speaks : Till Power is Brought to Pooling [SIGNED BY TOMMY DOUGLAS]

      Lantzville, British Columbia: Oolichan Books, 1979. Fine in hardcover in Very Good + dustjacket. 24 by 16 cm. 288 pages. Signed on half title page by Tommy Douglas. It reads 'Best Wishes Tommy Douglas'. Pictorial dustjacket with three small closed edge tears along top front edge. Light wear to edges of dustjacket. Book cover is black with gilt lettering on spine. Black and white frontispiece of Douglas opposite title page. Very hard to find copy with Douglas' signature. Bright, clean.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover.

      [Bookseller: Laird Books]
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        Helmut Newton, special collection, 24 photo lithos (An Xavier Moreau book)

      Congreve Publishing Co., 1979. Paperback. Good.

      [Bookseller: Schwabe Books]
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        Moonraker (Original French press photograph from the 1979 film)

      United Artists, New York and Boston 1979 - Vintage black-and-white double weight borderless French press photograph from the 1979 British film. Shown are Roger Moore and Bond girl Lois Chiles in the midst of a fabulous anti-gravity jump.Lewis Gilbert's third and final directorial effort in the "James Bond" franchise, and the eleventh film in the series overall, and hot on the trail of the wildly successful "Star Wars" (1977). Roger Moore stars in his fourth role as the British secret agent, here working to to foil a criminal enterprise involving the theft of space rockets. 8 x 10 inches. Small closed tear at the top margin, else Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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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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        Die niederländischen Maler des 17. Jahrhunderts. 5 Bde. compl.

      München, Bruckmann, 1979-80 - 4°, je ca 500 S ., 2280 teilw. farb. Abb., OLwd., Bibliotheksschild a, Rücken, Stempel u. Sign. a Vors. u. Titelbl. - etwas gebrauchsspurig 4. überarbeitet Auflage (Nde IV, V 2. überarbeitete Aufl.) 10000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        TWELVE MOONS

      Little Brown, Boston 1979 - A fine hardcover in a fine priced clipped jacket/brodart covered. Stated First Edition. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page. A very nice copy. No bumped corners. No tears to jacket. Very mild edge wear to jacket. = WE BOX AND SHIP ALL BOOKS WITH USPS TRACKING. = WE HAVE BEEN BUYING AND SELLING USED BOOKS FOR OVER 34 YEARS. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Booklegger's Used Books ABAA]
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        Originalzeichnungen zur Publikation "Invasion durch eine falsche Sprache".

      1979 - 1979. 30x21 cm. 46 Originalzeichnungen in losen Blättern und 1 Textblatt. Ungebunden. Die Originalzeichnungen zur gleichnamigen, 1979 von der Galerie und Verlag Pablo Stähli in Zürich veröffentlichten Publikation. Ein Höhepunkt im zeichnerischen Werk des Künstlers. 1978 wurde Disler von der Stadt Zürich ein Atelier in der Roten Fabrik zur Verfügung gestellt. Hier entstand unter dem Titel "Invasion durch eine falsche Sprache" eine Reihe von Bildern, die in der Halle für Internationale Kunst in Zürich und 1980 von Jean-Christophe Ammann in der Kunsthalle Basel ausgestellt wurden. Bereits vorher zeigte Pablo Stähli in seiner Galerie in Zürich die erste Gesamtdarstellung des zeichnerischen Werkes Dislers und legte die erste Publikation mit Zeichnungen des Künstlers vor. "Zeichnen ist meine Waffe gegen das Endenwollen, gegen das Versiegen und gegen das Eingewickeltwerden in die flauen Übereinkünfte." Sprache: Deutsch

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        The Hobbit Or There and Back Again (De Luxe Edition)á

      George Allen and Unwin, 1979. First de luxe edition-2nd impression. Hardcover. Near fine/No Dj cover as issued. H.E. Riddett. Near fine/VGC.George Allen and Unwin,1979.First de luxe edition-2nd impression of this special slipcase edition.Black hardback(gilt illustration on the front cover,gilt lettering to the spine,two small marks and scratch on the front cover) in near fine condition, with original slipcase(small dents,nicks and some ink marks on the slipcase,printed on the front of the slipcase The Hobbit Or There and Back Again -J.R.R. Tolkien- Deluxe Edition) in VGC. No Dj cover as issued.Illustrated with colour plates,map.Illustrations by H.E. Riddett.Nice and clean pages with Dappled green on the outer edges, a couple of small creases and nicks on the edges of the pages, the illustration page between pages 66 and 67, has come loose from the book.Nice and clean book with light shelf wear on the slipcase.286pp including List of illustrations.A collectable and scarce deluxe edition.Heavy book.

      [Bookseller: Alpha 2 Omega Books]
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        A Bend in the River

      London: Knopf , 1979 Signed by the author on the title page. Green cover boards are clean with little wear.Slight foxing on end papers with no bleeding to interior pages. Dust jacket has no tears with some age toning and a few scattered light stains, with little shelf wear, price intact on flap, in mylar sleeve. Interior is clean and unmarked. Binding is solid.

      [Bookseller: Boomerang Booksellers]
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        Factory Records Newsletter and Shareholder's Analysis [with] Joy Division "Bandthe, Bandthe, Bandthe..." [Promotional sheet]

      Manchester: Factory Records. September 1979. Original photocopied newsletter with promotional sheet. [2]pp + [2]pp. Two sets of loose sheets printed versos only attached with one staple. Near fine with some light wear at a staple and some corners, particularly the final sheet. A rare example of two seminal documents from Factory Records. The first, a "polemical newsletter written by Tony Wilson in September 1979, detailing Factory's activities to date, and future plans" (Peter Saville Estate 1-127 #10), is in essence a press release/bibliography describing in an often-sarcastic tone everything Factory Records had released up until that point, including items of dubious legitimacy ("Factory egg timer; menstrual art..."). Together with the newsletter is the first Joy Division promotional sheet, written by Ian Curtis, typed and signed Steve Morris which was sent out with the "Ideal For Living" EP in 1978. Rare. .

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

      New York: Atheneum. 1979. First. First edition. Small octavo. 150pp. Many photos of divers in action. One corner worn, else very good in tattered dustwrapper lacking much of the rear panel. This copy is Inscribed on the dedication page by Dr. Lee to his star pupil Greg Louganis: "Greg, it is dedicated to such divers as you who must carry the burden of 'American Diving Supremacy' ---but whether you win or lose you will always be my diver 'Numero Uno' and my Number Two Son. Your Coach and #2 Big Daddy. Sammy." Dr. Lee was himself an Olympic diver, winning back-to-back gold medals in 1948 and 1952. Later he became a celebrated diving coach and worked with Greg Louganis from the time Louganis was in his early teens. When this book was published, the teenage Greg had already won an Olympic silver medal but was destined for greater glory in the 80s. Additionally, Louganis is the subject of several of the photos in this book as well. In later years, Greg Louganis became an outspoken and articulate advocate for gay rights and remains so to this day. A wonderful association between to gold metal winning Olympic divers. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        PICASSO - Viatge a París

      Editorial Gustau Gili, Barcelona 1979 - Sin numerar. 32 x 25 cm. Tela. Láminas color pegadas sobre papel. Ejemplar numerado (núm. 143). Contrareembolso - 3 eur. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Blázquez]
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        Grammatik der Rosen - Gesammelte Prosa - 3 Bände., hrsg. von Klaus Reicher

      Salzburg: Residenz, 1979 - 344, 498, 520 S, im Schuber, Ledereinbände mit Goldprägung, Band eins von H. C. Artmann gewidmet und signiert, alle drei Bände guter bis sehr guter Zustand Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1100 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchseite]
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        [Playscript]: I Remember Mama: The Musical

      New York: (Alexander H. Cohen and Hildy Parks) / Rodgers and Hammerstein. [1979] / 1981. First. Playscript. Mimeographed leaves printed rectos only, screw bound into embossed black wrappers. Very near fine. Rodgers and Hammerstein label on first leaf noting that this copy has been revised for their production company in 1981. This musical, the last to be composed by Richard Rodgers (who died in 1979), is an adaptation of the comic play that Rodgers and Hammerstein produced in 1944. That in turn was adapted from Kathryn Forbes's novel Mama's Bank Account, and was the basis for the 1948 George Stevens film with Irene Dunne as Mama. This musical version featured music by Rodgers and lyrics by Martin Charnin. Laid in is a master property list, and a letter from a Rodgers and Hammerstein executive to a set designer offering $1000 for him to design sets for the play. .

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        Vor dem Ruhestand. Eine Komödie von deutscher Seele.

      Frankfurt am Main, Suhrkamp, 1979.. Erstauflage, EA 120 S. 8°, kartoniert. von Thomas Bernhard signiert, Kanten etwas berieben, sonst guter Zustand

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        Other Voices, Other Rooms

      The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA 1979 - Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1979. Signed by Capote on the third free endpaper. Octavo, 194 pp., color illustrations by Bob Dacey. Franklin's lavish leather binding of Capote's 1948 first published novel. Full leather, gilt decorated and imprinted, spine panels rib divided, All Edges Gilt, silk moire endpapers with matching page-marker ribbon in a lush silk color I have no name for. The Franklin Library, doing what they did best. As New; pristine and flawless.Please review scans. With Capote's "A Special Message to Subscribers from Truman Capote" (prefacing the novel) and the original 22-page "Notes From the Editors". L67 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Cultura: Revista del Banco Central del Ecuador. Nos. 1-5, 7-8, 10-12, 20, 22

      Quito: El Banco 1979-85 - *The price of this item HAS BEEN reduced until 10/13/14 as part of our Abebooks October sale* #1-5, 7-8, 10-12, 20, 22, original paper wrappers, very good, PRICE IS FOR THE LOT:. Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal Books]
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        The Lord Of The Rings: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING; THE TWO TOWERS; THE RETURN OF THE KING

      Allen & Unwin London 1979 - This is the thoroughly grown up edition with all three volumes in one book. The India paper used is as most bibles are printed; very fine paper that is also tough. Thus all three volumes are conveniently included in one handy sized book. The book is foil blocked on the black buckram cover, the text block edges are nicely blue spattered, and the glassine wrapper adds protection inside the handsome box. The paper label on the bo=x is in black and red, and it makes a handsome collectable. The De Luxe edition proved to be popular, and this is its seventh impression. As with most copies the thin paper does crease easily and this copy has a slightly creased title page. The spine is brightly gilt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Booksniffer]
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        [Poster]: National March at the U.N. Black Solidarity Day November 5, 1979 Black people charge genocide

      Bronx, New York: National Office of National Black Human Rights Coalition. 1979. Poster. Measuring 18.75" x 24.25". Shrink wrapped on cardboard. Some modest light stains, creases and a phone number and ticket price handwritten on the poster, about very good. A call for a general strike featuring images of Malcolm X, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., cops, klansmen, and a photo of the shackled Republic of New Africa 11. .

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

      Wycliffe Bible Translators 1979 - This 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Operas of Benjamin Britten: The Complete Librettos Illustrated with Designs of the First Productions

      Hamish Hamilton, London 1979 - RARE, POSSIBLY UNIQUE COPY OF THIS INDISPENSABLE WORK. This standard work will probably never be printed again, and certainly not with such lavish care. It is a wonderful labour of love, and contains all the libretti of every Britten opera. Contributors include Peter Pears, Janet Baker, Eric Crozier, Basil Coleman, Colin Graham, Hans Keller, John Piper, Myfanwy Piper and Andrew Porter. It also comes with a unique set of extras - a VERY RARE signed autographed message from Britten, saying 'With best wishes, Benjamin Britten 1963' written on a piece of lined notepaper, along with a handwritten note from the person who obtained it; an original photograph of Britten from his record company archive; and a signed original lithographic print of a Britten portrait by the artist Peter Kettle, produced for an exhibition at Sussex University. This set is a fine tribute to a great creative genius of British music, who remains the only British composer of the 20th Century whose every opera is now firmly established in the international opera repertoire. This is a very special, probably unique, collectors group of items, suitable for an archive or library purchase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Booksniffer]
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        A Gentleman Volunteer: The Letters of George Hennell from the Peninsular War 1812-1813

      13 1979 - A limited edition and signed copy of this work tracing the letters of a Napoleonic war officer, in a beautiful Zaehnsdorf binding. First Edition. The half title has been signed by Michael Glover and Sir Anthony Read who wrote the foreword, a senior British Army officer who became Quartermaster-General to the Forces. An inscription has been calligraphed on an inserted leaf at the front reading 'Of this edition 25 copies have been reserved by arrangement with the Publishers for fine binding by Zaehnsdorf. This is copy number11 which has been specially bound for Sidney Morris'. Featuring 6 double-sided plates. With several maps and plans in the text. The original dustwrapper has been bound in at the rear. Condition: In a decorative full morocco binding with gilt edges. Externally, lovely condition. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean with just some tidemarks to the endpapers. The dustwrapper has been affected and is stuck where folded over and will require professional detachment to avoid damage. Overall: NEAR FINE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        Edward Weston: His Life and Photographs [SIGNED]

      Aperture, New York 1979 - 1/350. Oblong folio. 299pp. Tan cloth in brown paper-covered slipcase with original shipping box. Front cover of book and slipcase with signature of artist stamped in gold. Pictorial endpapers. Frontispiece. Profusely illustrated with annotated b/w reproductions of photographs. The definite volume of Weston's photographic work. Illustrated biography by Ben Maddow. Afterword by Cole Weston. "My brothers Chan, Neil, Brett, and I believe this book does honor to our father's work. It is the greatest collection of photographs by Edward Weston ever published. The reproductions most closely resemble in quality and tone his original print." (Signed by Cole Weston). Book and slipcase in fine, shipping box in very good condition with usual wear. Accompanied by an original silver print "China Cove, Point Lobos, 1940," printed by Cole Weston from an original negative made by Edward Weston. Photo rests in original gray paper sleeve and original shipping sleeve. Photograph measures 7 1/5" x 9 1/5", mounted on heavy white card stock protected by tissue guard with printed caption, verso signed by Cole Weston with Edward Weston negative stamp. Some wear and tear on shipping sleeve. Paper sleeve and photograph in fine condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Artist’s Safari, An

      London: Collins in Association with The Tryon Gallery, 1979. - One of Twenty Copies Signed by Ralph Thompson and Specially Bound by Zaehnsdorf[ZAEHNSDORF, binder]. THOMPSON, Ralph. An Artist’s Safari. London: Collins in Association with The Tryon Gallery, 1979."Of this edition 20 copies have been reserved by arrangement with the Publishers for fine binding by Zaehnsdorf. This is copy number 9 which has been specially bound for David Brass" (calligraphed on an inserted limitation leaf at front). Small folio (11 x 7 11/16 inches; 279 x 195 mm.). [160] pp. Profusely illustrated throughout, including eleven full-page color illustrations, some of which are double-page.One of twenty copies signed in pencil on the title-page by Ralph Thompson and specially bound by Zaehnsdorf in quarter brown morocco, ruled in gilt, over tan cloth boards. Vellum tips. Spine ruled and lettered in gilt with two raised bands and with the Zaehnsdorf monogram in gilt at the foot of the spine. Top edge gilt. A fine copy. Housed in the original tan cloth slipcase. "This book was first published in 1970. I was fortunate to make this safari in East Africa before the Federation broke up and the different countries went their separate ways. It is, of course, still possible to see the parks mentioned in the book. This new edition is published in a format which, it is hoped, will be much more convenient to handle. It should therefore be easier to examine the pen drawings, and it is these which I regard as the kernel of the book. Although some of the colour plates are now shown as single-page ‘details’ only, it is to be hoped that this more manageable format will make the new Artist’s Safari a welcome successor to the first edition" (verso of half-title).

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        Edicones Poligrafa.

      London, Redfern Gallery. 1979 - With 18 original lithographs, including works by Miró, Christo, Matta, Moore, Tamayo and Tàpies. Cramer, Miró Illustrated Books, no. 247.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Sophie's Choice

      Random House, New York 1979 - 515 pages. First edition, first priting. The National Book Award winner and Burgess 99 selection. His fifth novel. One of 500 copies signed by Styron on the limitation page. As new book in a like slipcase. Still in the orginal shrink wrap. A beautiful copy! [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fireproof Books]
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        Lectura Dominica

      Franco Riva 1979 Custodia contenente la stampa di "Poem in October" tradotto da Anna Maria Faccini e un'acquaforte di Treccani, esemplare 65 / 120.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Alp-hà srl]
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        COLLECTED STORIES 1939 - 1976 - INSCRIBED BY JOHN & BARBARA MARTIN

      Black Sparrow Press, Santa Barbara 1979 - Limited issue, one of 60 numbered copies handbound by Earle Gray, signed by Paul Bowles and Gore Vidal. Octavo; ivory paper over boards, quarterbound in teal cloth with white butterfly pattern, with multi-colored titling and Moroccan design on front panel; 417pp, [1] colophon. A Fine copy in the lightly rubbed, original acetate dustjacket. This copy bears a presentation inscription to poet Susannah Risley opposite the title page: "With all good wishes to Susannah Risley from John and Barbara Martin. 8/13/79." The inscription is in both John and Barbara Martin's handwriting, in the center of which they have pasted a decorative Moroccan postage stamp. The most comprehensive collection of Bowles' short fiction in its most limited state. While we have seen several copies of this edition over the years, this is the first copy we've seen or handled with a contemporary presentation inscription by the publisher's. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Descent of Man

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company. (1979). First. Uncorrected proof. A faint, nearly invisible ring on the front wrap, very near fine in a custom cloth clamshell case. Inscribed by the author to well-known New York bookman Matthew Monahan. Boyle's first book, the proof is uncommon, especially signed. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        American Indian Art Magazine. Vol.4 No.2 to Vol.19 No.3, and Vol.20 No.1.

      American Indian Art Inc., Scottsdale, AZ, 1979, - (American Indian Art). American Indian Art Magazine. Vol.4 No.2 to Vol.19 No.3, and Vol.20 No.1 (Scottsdale, AZ : American Indian Art Inc, Spring 1979 - Winter 1994). Approximately 100 pages per issue. 4to, wrappers. Because of its weight, shipping charges will be higher than normal. Wear to spine ends, else very good. the 63 issues for 700.00 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        The Discovery of the New World (De Ontdekking Van De Nieuwe Wereld) (La Decouverte Du Nouveau Monde)

      Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Van Hoeve 1979 - 9 1/5 in. x 13 1/5 in. Brown cloth with gilt designs and author's name on spine. Illustrated with facsimiles of engravings. Text in Dutch, English, and French. Loosely laid-in is a wrap-around from the publisher which has never been used. A small label from a bookshop appears at the low end of the rear inner hinge. Light wear to the corners and spine ends. The lower corner of the front paste-down shows repairs to a small crimping of the paper. A very small white spot shows on the front panel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The Key To Midnight - Uncorrected Proof

      Pocket 1979 - ADVANCE UNCORRECTED PROOF (also commonly referred to as Advance Reading Copy, Advance Readers Edition or "ARC"), large (larger than the published pb) trade pb format with plain wrapper cover, printed in very small quantities several months before the trade pb release (book was used by editors/book reviewers in advance of hardcover publication). VERY VERY RARE PROOF - ANY PROOFS OF DEAN KOONTZ'S BOOKS FROM THE 1970s SIMPLY DO NOT COME UP FOR SALE - THIS IS ONLY THE 2ND PROOF OF THIS BOOK THAT I HAVE EVER SEEN FOR SALE. Book appears unread with pages that are white with sharp corners, no creased page corners, nice tight spine with no spine lean, no internal hinge splits, no former owner's markings or used bookstore stamps/stickers inside (author's name/book title was written on the otherwise blank spine), no scotch tape marks or other discoloration to endpapers, no wear to covers, creases at cover corners, no rubbing or soiling to covers, no bumped corners, no wear tO spine tips. Overall a FINE- book of a rare advance state (predating the pb trade edition) Dean Koontz first printing proof book. While the Koontz post-Putnam proofs (after 1993) are fairly common (like Dark Rivers, Intensity, and Sole Survivor), Koontz's Putman era proofs are quite scarce and rarely come up for sale as most are in the hands of collectors. I have a number of other U.S. and U.K. Dean Koontz 1st printing hardcover/paperback/magazine appearances up for sale. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Far North Collectible Books]
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        Foxy Ferdinand, 1861-1948, Tsar of Bulgaria / [by] Stephen Constant

      London : Sidgwick and Jackson 1979 - Physical description: 352 p. , [16] p. Of plates : ill. , geneal. Table, 2 maps, ports. ; 24 cm. Subjects: Ferdinand, I, Czar of Bulgaria, 1861-1948 - Biography. Bulgaria - History - Ferdinand I, 1887-1918. Bulgaria - History - Boris III, 1918-1943 - Sources. Bulgaria - Kings and rulers - Biography. Near fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. With a rare stereotype photograph of Ferdinand I, SIGNED by Ferdinand I, and dated to 1889 - mounted to front free endpaper. The bottom of the photograph is labelled "Curici (?) photographie". 1 Kg. 352 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        ANSEL ADAMS Yosemite and the Range of Light (SIGNED BY ARTIST)

      NEW YORK GRAPHIC SOCIETY, BOSTON 1979 - 116 Pp. SIGNED BY ARTIST ON FIRST OF TWO TITLE PAGES. FIRST EDITION. FIRST PRINTING. 1979. DESCRIPTION: RED/GRAY CLOTH HARDBOUND, GILT TITLE STAMP ON SPINE COVER, GRAY/WHITE DUST JACKET WITH BLACK/WHITE IMAGE ON COVER, FULL PAGE ILLUSTRATED FOLIO. DIMENSIONS: 12 1/4" x 15 3/8" x 3/4." BOOK CONDITION: VERY GOOD+; LIGHTLY SUNNED UPPER EDGE OF CLOTH COVERS, GENTLY RUBBED/SUNNED AND LIGHTLY SOILED AREAS OF DUST JACKET. OVERALL BOOK IN NEAR FINE CONDITION, BRIGHT CRISP AND CLEAN TEXT PAGES. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: dC&A Books]
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        EXCELLENT 1 PAGE TLS FROM RUPERT POLE ON ANAIS NIN'S PRINTED LETTERHEAD Oct. 25, 1979.

      Pole, Oct. 25, 1979., Los Angeles - Miller, Henry [Rupert Pole]. EXCELLENT 1 PAGE TLS FROM RUPERT POLE ON ANAIS NIN'S PRINTED LETTERHEAD Oct. 25, 1979. 8vo., 1pp. TLS to Henry Miller from Rupert Pole on Anais Nin's printed letterhead with Pole's address sticker added. The letter is dated Oct. 25, 1979 & the subject matter is mainly Anais's Diary 7. "Dear Henry, / Just back from a wonderful vacation to Bali. Looked for another mask for you but didn't find any thing as good as the one Anais bought you in 1974. I think I told you Anais wanted Diary 7 to end in Bali - she didn't want anything published about the illness. So went to Bali for inspiration and information to finish editing of 7. . . Henry these are the parts of Diary 7 that concern you. Please look over the sections with red margins and write in any changes. . . It goes into galleys in 2 weeks. . . Hope you are well and writing and painting! / [In red holograph] Affectionately / Rupert". Superb letter. Provenance: PBA /The Personal Archive of Henry Miller Part I Fine Modern Literature Thursday, June 26, 1997. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        TYPED BLUE AIRMAIL LETTER FROM ALFRED PERLES,

      Alfred Perlès, Wells, Somerset 1979 - Miller, Henry. [Alfred Perlès] TYPED BLUE AIRMAIL LETTER FROM ALFRED PERLES, Wells, Somerset to Henry Miller, Pacific Palisades, May 14th 1979. 1 1/2 pages. " Dear Henry / Had your last letter a few days ago, it's the shortest you ever wrote to me - just two sentences which, with a semi-colon in lieu of a full stop, could have been reduced to one. / But your handwriting seems still as steady and vigorous as ever. Your handwriting only, I'm afraid, but then you can't be a near-nonagenarian with impunity. And I'm fast catching up with you, at least insofar as the punishment is concerned. My daily consumption of all sorts of pills for survival is on the increase" "Betty Ryan agrees with you that Jay Martin is a louse. . . / Needless to say I'm extremely curious about your forthcoming opus on "Joey." Can't imagine that you can say anything new about me that you haven't said already before" Perles goes on to talk about Wells turning into a tourist attraction. . . / signed "Fred" Great letter in very good condition – a couple of chips from opening. Provenance: PBA /The Personal Archive of Henry Miller Part I Fine Modern Literature Thursday, June 26, 1997. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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