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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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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        The Fortune of War

      1979 - Fine copy in dust-wrapper [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        ASHES. POEMS NEW & OLD. Inscribed

      Graywolf Press, Port Townsend 1979 - First Edition Inscribed and dated by Philip Levine on the front free endpaper to Howard Moss, longtime poetry editor at the New Yorker magazine. 'Dear Howard, Take care of yourself & get well. We need you & your wonderful spirit & your poems. Love, Phil. Feb 11, 81' New York'. A near fine copy in 1/4 white over oatmeal cloth, paper label to the spine printed gilt. #155 of 220 cc. 8vo. 66 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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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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        Prince Valiant

      - Original pen and ink comic strip, 7 boxed illustrations, on one page, measuring approximately 16 x 20 inches. The mock-up artwork, which has text pasted below each original drawing, is dated October 14, 1979, strip number 2227, and signed by the distinguished artist John Cullen Murphy, who had begun to assist the retiring Hal Foster in 1971. The strip depicts Prince Valiant doing battle with "a large, loud, red-faced knight," Karran, who is inebriated. Valiant takes mercy and tumbles him gently from the saddle. International praise has been heaped up Foster and Murphy. For instance, Edward, the Duke of Windsor, considered the Prince Valiant comic strip the "greatest contribution to English literature in the past hundred years." A unique piece, matted and framed. Shipping extra [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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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.

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      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]

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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. .

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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]

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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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      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)


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      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]

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      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]

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        Der Newton der kleinen Körper, oder Das Ding unterm Hut. Ein Lesebuch des XIX. Jahrhunderts, gesammelt und populär bebildert von Johannes Vennekamp 1972/79. Mit einem Vorwort von Hans Christoph Buch,

      Hamburg, Merlin Verlag, 1979.. VORZUGSAUSGABE Nr 74/100, mit zahlreichen schwarzweißen und weiteren farbigen montierten Abbildungen, 10 großformatigen, farbigen, signierten und nummerierten Original-Radierung (Nr. 77/100) im Format 29x38 cm und einer weiteren kleineren farbigen, signierten und nummerierten Original-Radierung (Nr. 27/50) im Format 21x27 cm, 134 Seiten, heller farbig illustrierter OU braunes farbig illustriertes O Ln (21x27 cm) in einer farbig illustrierten O Leinen-Mappe,. SEHR SCHÖNES EXEMPLAR der VORZUGSAUSGABE mit insgesamt 10 farbigen Originalradierungen (Nr. 77/100) und einer weiteren Originalradierungen (Nr. 27/50), im Impressum hanschriftlich nummeriertes Exemplar (77/100) mit Texten von Kleist, Eichendorff, Arndt, Heine, Körner, Geibel, Rückert, Hoffmann von Fallersleben, Victor Hugo, Grillparzer u. v. a.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Im Baldreit]
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        Law and Pornography". Zeichnung in Sepia auf Papier. Ca. 1977. Unten rechts in Bleistift signiert: „T.Ungerer".

      - 27 : 28 cm auf getöntem Velin 30,4 : 45,7 cm. Studie zu ‘Babylon’ (Nr. 70), veröffentlicht 1979 im Diogenes Verlag, Zürich, mit Vorwort von Friedrich Dürrenmatt. – Provenienz: Privatsammlung Schweiz.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        16 Black Flag Flyers

      California. [1979-1982]. First. Sixteen original flyers for the American punk rock band Black Flag, various sizes, in very good to near fine condition with some tape abrasions, slight creasing, and tiny chips from removed staples. Eleven of the flyers are confirmed as having artwork by Raymond Pettibon. Black Flag, widely regarded as one of the first hardcore punk bands, was formed in 1976 by its only continuous member, guitarist Greg Ginn. They were innovators of the West Coast punk sound and were influential in the counterculture of punk both in the U.S. and overseas. From 1981-1984 they were fronted by singer Henry Rollins, arguably their most notorious member. Raymond Pettibon, a highly collected American artist, is noted for his comic-like drawings, ink on paper, and his association with Black Flag and the mid-1970s to late 1980s punk scene. Pettibon, Ginn's younger brother, started as a bass player for the band. He suggested the band's name (changed from the original name, Panic, in late 1978) and also designed their logo of vertical bars, with which the band gained notoriety by spray painting it all around the Los Angeles area. Pettibon was also the unofficial artist for Ginn's record label, SST Records, which released influential recordings from other alternative bands such as the Minutemen, Husker Du, the Meat Puppets, Sonic Youth, and Dinosaur Jr. Details of the collection available upon request. .

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        Andy Warhol's Exposures

      Hutchinson, London 1979 - A firm, clean copy in complete dustwrapper with only slight edgewear. Signed 'Andy' in felt tip on the half - title page in the top right hand corner. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Frances Wetherell]
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        SIGMUND FREUD: Portfolio

      (London:: White Ink Ltd.,. 1979). First edition. A favorite of collectors, this portfolio of 7 hand-silkscreened prints plus title and colophon pages was published in an edition of only 98 sets, and presented within a black cloth portfolio. Each print is numbered and signed by Steadman. The edition was published by the artist in 1979 and printed at White Ink Ltd. on Somerset Waterleaf hand-made paper, measuring 22 x 30 in. The seven images in the edition were selected from illustrated symbolic passages of Steadman's celebrated book, "Sigmund Freud," published by Paddington Press Ltd. in 1979.

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        Plakat "abstrakte Komposition". Farbserigrafie. Unten rechts mit hs. Widmung und Signatur von Kirkeby.

      Kunsthalle Bern 27. April - 4 Juli, (Zur Ausstellung): 1979 - (Zur Ausstellung): Kunsthalle Bern 27. April - 4 Juli 1979. 128x90,5 cm.

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        Jacques Mesrine: Les Mains (The Hands). 1979.

      1979 - Sequence of 5 original photos. Gelatine silver prints. Each photo: 60x50 cm. Sequence in an edition of 25 copies. Titled, numbered and signed by A. Bizos in black ink on the back of the first photograph. Alain Bizos took these photos of Jacques Mesrine, then French public enemy #1, chased by the entire French police force, in January 1979. A few months later, November 2, 1979, Jacques Mesrine was shot to death by the anti-gang police force of the chief of police Broussard. Here Mesrine makes fun of the police officer, showing he bears the same beard as Broussard's one, using precisely this particular desguise to escape him. As in a game. A childish mortal game. Fine. Provenance: the photographer. Reference: MESRINE, Photographies et légendes par Alain BIZOS, Texte Gilles MILLET, E/P/A-Hachette Livre, Paris, 2008. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Jacques Mesrine: Le Tir (The Gunshot). 1979.

      1979 - Sequence of 3 gelatin silver prints. Each photo: 60x50 cm. Sequence in an edition of 25. Titled, numbered and signed by A. Bizos in black ink on the back of the first photograph. lain Bizos took these photos of Jacques Mesrine, then French public enemy #1, chased by the entire French police force, in January 1979. A few months later, Jacques Mesrine was shot to death by the French police, Paris, November 2, 1979. Fine. Provenance: The photographer. Reference: MESRINE, Photographies et légendes par Alain BIZOS, Texte Gilles MILLET, E/P/A-Hachette Livre, Paris, 2008. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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      Madrid 1979 - Descripción: Gran folio (51 cm). 8 grabados y dos textos, uno de Pedro Espinosa y otro de Gabriel Miró. Carpeta. Notas: 183 ejemplares numerados del 13 al 195. Ejemplar nº 106.

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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.

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        A Testament of Faith: A Leaf from a Copy of the First American Bible, Translated into the Langauge of the Algonquian Indians by John Eliot and Printed at Cambridge in New England in the Year 1663 [Original Leaf from the Eliot Indian Bible]

      Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed & Co. 1979, edition limited to 87 copies. () 10 + leaf Ggg from the Eliot Indian Bible. Near fine. Octavo. Blue cloth in matching blue slipcase. Glassine dust jacket. Gilt title to spine. Leaf from bible tipped in after title page. The leaf is from the Book of Chronicles, with printer's signature Ggg. The leaf itself is fine, with one small chip and one small closed tear (less than 0.25") to top edge. The book has some foxing to endpapers and foredges and some minor shelfwear to boards and slipcase. Some light discoloration to cloth of book and slipcase. The glassine has light wear to extremities. An excellent example of this leaf book. Printed by the Stinehour Press. One of only 87 copies of A Testament of Faith, containing an original leaf from the first American bible, the Holy Bible: Containing the Old Testament and the New. Translated into the Indian Language. John Eliot was a missionary to the Algonquin-speaking native peoples of New England and printed his bible, now popularly known as the Eliot Indian Bible, in Algonquin. The New Testament appeared in 1661 and the Old Testament, from which this leaf was taken, in 1663. The Eliot Indian Bible is today regarded as a monument of American printing and one of the most important books printed in North America (Disbound and Dispersed 167.5).

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        On Wings of Song

      London: Gollancz, 1979. First.. Hardbound. a little cocked and covers show a little wear. pages of second half are tanned. this is the author's corrected copy with his many hundreds of hand corrections in the text. Signed by Disch on the tp. the uncorrected proof in blue wrappers. 315 pp A21a

      [Bookseller: riverrun book shop]
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        Fori Aragonum von Codex von Huesca (1247) bis zu Reform Philipps II (1547), nach der Ausgabe Zaragoza 1476/1477. Mit den handschriftlichen Glossen des Martin de Pertusa und mit Ergänzungen nach den Ausbagen Zaragoza 1542, 1548 und 1576. Faksimiledruck mit einer Einleitung von Antonio Pérez Martín.

      Vaduz, Topos Verlag, 1979. - Folio; VII-100 pp. para la Introducción y 930 pp. para la reproducción del facsímil. Encuadernación original en tela.

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
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      Random House 1979 - New York: Random House, 1979. First Edition, First Printing. Association copy, seemingly inscribed by people who may have known Cormac McCarthy or inspired characters in Suttree. In the original dust jacket with the price of $12.95 intact. In Fair condition, in a Good Minus dust jacket. The boards show soiling, with heavy wear at the corners. Spine cloth heavily worn. Front hinge starting. Pages are in fair condition as well, with water warping, light pencil marking. The dust jacket shows edge wear, surface wear and creasing. The book was lent out by a woman named Kit, who had each reader write an inscription. The front free end paper and the following page have a total of four gift inscriptions to a Kit and Barb, and the inscriptions suggest the people who wrote them knew Cormac McCarthy personally, or found themselves written into the book itself. A truly one-of-a-kind copy, offering an interesting glimpse into the background of the novel. The inscriptions, as far as can be deciphered, are as follows: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      New York: Random House. 1979, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING.n - DJ unclipped; covered in mylar; tiny closed tear on bottom front. Suttree is a semi-autobiographical novel by Cormac McCarthy, published in 1979. Set in 1951 in Knoxville, Tennessee, the novel follows Cornelius Suttree, who has repudiated his former life of privilege to become a fisherman on the Tennessee River. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shepardson Bookstall]
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      Random House 1979 - First Edition, First Printing with "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. An attractive dustjacket with light wear to the spine and panels. This original first issue dustjacket has the $12.95 price printed on the front flap with no chips or pieces missing. The book is solid. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The pages are clean with light foxing to edges with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp clean copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. We buy Cormac McCarthy First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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