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        Sophie's Choice / Publisher's Presentation Edition, first printing / Hardcover, Plain Jacket in Glassine As Per Early Issue

      New York: Random House, 1979. New York: Random House, 1979 New York: Random House, 1979. First Edition, First Printing, Special Publisher's Presentation Edition copy (see scans; frontal scan is with glassine jacket on, spine scan is with jacket removed), so printed on flyleaf "This Special Edition had been prepared for presentation to the friends of the author and the publisher", and on laid-in TLS on Random House letterhead, dated April 27th, 1979, signed by Michael T. Pratt, Divisional Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Random House (scan). Octavo, 515 pp. Light blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, plain glassine jacket [as issued; final dustjacket was not ready by April 27th]. Glassine jacket is inside mylar protector, still shows a few small chips and nicks. Cloth slightly sunned along along spine and margins of front and back covers [primarily front], else Near Fine overall. The very "first" first of Styron's masterpiece of, on one level, assumed societal and personal preconscious guilt, and on another..."despite its macabre subject matter, the book is a paen to delirious, doomed hope, a raised Grail upon the Brooklyn Bridge to the unrelenting forgiveness in a spindly blade of grass emerging from a charred patch of Earth. Unwittingly or not, Styron has truly captured the tragedy and triumph of the Jewish experience: It is not about Judgment Day, only morning, beautiful and fair." [Amazon Review]. With the retained very fragile glassine jacket, quite rare. See scans. Strong Provenance to purchaser. L53n

      [Bookseller: Singularity Rare & Fine]
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        Sistema universale dei principj del diritto marittimo delle'Europa?

      Firenze. Cambiagi. 1795-1796 1979 Due volumi di cm. 20; pp. (4), 266; (4), 328. Mancano indice del secondo volume e due pagine di sottoscrittori. Piena pelle marmorizzata coeva, dorso a 5 nervetti con tassello, titoli e ricchi fregi in oro, tagli rossi, segnalibro conservato. Vignette con veliero a vele spiegate ai frontespizi. Ritratto dell'Azuni in antiporta al primo volume. Testatine incise alle pagine 1 dei due volumi. Prima edizione. Opera fondamentale per il diritto maritimo e per l'economia commerciale. Sebbene priva dell'indice del secondo volume, la copia è in ottimo stato di conservazione e il testo è completo. Rarissimo

      [Bookseller: Galleria La Stampa Antica]
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        LIBRO DE LA MONTERÍA que mandó escribir el muy alto y muy poderoso Rey Don Alfonso de Castilla y de León, último de este nombre, acrecentado por Gonzalo Argote de Molina.

      Valencia: Artes Gráficas Soler-Sociedad de Bibliófilos Sevillanos, - 1979 - XXX p. de prólogo, 1 h., 122 p. de facsímil, 4 h.; 36x25 cm.- Rústica. Buen estado. Edición de 300 ejemplares numerados, aunque el nuestro no lo está. Caza Facsímiles Bibliofília [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Auca Llibres Antics / Robert Pérez]
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        Moby Dick 1979 Illustrated by Barry Moser Huge 10" x 15" One of only 250 Copies

      Arion Press, 1979 . The book is in very good condition. This is a large book measuring 10 " x 15". The Silver lettering to the spine is bright. There is some light rubbing to the outside boards. There are no signatures, bookplates, or markings of any kind in the book. This book contains all 100 wood engravings by Barry Moser. All the illustrations are in excellent condition. The pages are clean and free of any foxing. This is the limited First edition and is one of only 250 copies printed by the Arion Press in 1979.

      [Bookseller: The Lion's End, Antiquarian Books]
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      Adeva Verlag, Graz 1979 - Hier verkaufen wir die Faksimile-Ausgabe des Rothschild Gebetbuches. Das Original entstand um 1510-1520 für einen unbekannten - aber sicher einflussreichen und wohlhabenden - Auftraggeber. Nach den Wirren des 2. Weltkrieges wurde die Originalhandschrift 1999 an die Erben der früheren jüdischen Besitzer zurückgegeben und für 25 Mio. US$ versteigert. Simon Bening, Gerard Horenbout, Gerard David - alle diese berühmten Künstler der flämischen Buchmalerei leisteten ihren Beitrag zu diesem prachtvollen Gebetbuch. Das Rothschild-Gebetbuch gehört zu den schönsten und wertvollsten Stundenbüchern aus der Spätzeit der Livres d’heures. Der ADEVA Verlag schuf 1979 in aufwändiger Handarbeit lediglich 960 Exemplare (streng limitiert und handnummeriert). Heute wird die Handschrift als Cod. Vind. S. N. 2844 in der Österreichischne Nationalbibliothek in Wien aufbewahrt. Angebotsumfang: 1 Band Faksimile, 1 Band wissenschaftlicher Kommentar, Schuber - bis ins Detail dem Original aus dem 16. Jahrhundert nachempfunden; Originalformat von ca. 22,8 x 16,0 cm; 508 Seiten, original randbeschnitten und handgeheftet; 67 ganzseitige und 5 kleinere Miniaturen; 141 Seiten mit Zierrahmen; unzählige Goldinitialen im Text; roter Samteinband; traumhaftes Buch für bibliophile Sammler und Kunstkenner; auf lediglich 960 Exemplare weltweit limitiert; Exemplar trägt Nr. 412 -stammt aus sehr gepflegtem Nichtraucherhaushalt, sehr guter, neuwertiger, Zustand, Goldschnitt mit nur minimalen Spuren am unteren und seitlichen Schnitt, Schuber an oberen Kante eingerissen Sprache: deu

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        Pablo PICASSO Chevalier Picador Dans L’Arene Lithograph Print Modern Art

      Publication Year of Lithograph: 1979 – 1982 - 1979 Pablo PICASSO Chevalier Picador Dans L’Arene Lithograph Print Modern Art INCREDIBLE One of 1000 Printed! / comp@$3,450 Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973), was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France. As one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, he is known for co-founding the Cubist movement, the invention of constructed sculpture, the co-invention of collage, and for the wide variety of styles that he helped develop and explore. After Pablo Picasso’s death in 1973, his granddaughter Marina authorized the printing of original lithographs, which have come to be known as the Picasso Estate Collection. These lithographs were meticulously created after the original works (oil paintings, watercolors, pastels, and charcoal drawings) by Master Chromist Marcel Salinas, who worked closely with Picasso in his lifetime. They are printed in an edition of 1000 on first-quality Arches paper. We find other examples of this same masterpiece for sale for $3,450! Artist: Pablo Picasso Title: Chevalier Picador Dans L’Arene Year of Original: 1951 Publication Year of Lithograph: 1979 – 1982 Printer: Laurent Marcel Salinas Medium: Lithograph FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos; extremely nice condition! Publisher: Estate of Picasso Year of Original: 1951 Frame Size: ~30.5in X 26in (77.5cm x 66cm) Image View Size: ~21.5in X 17.5in (54.5cm x 44.5cm) Photos available upon request.

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        DIRECTORY 1979

      Omnibus press. London. 1979. Omnibus press. London. 1979. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Paperback. 48pp. (10 x 7 inches). Inscribed by Clarke on the inside front cover " To Laura from John Cooer Clarke X X X" . Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs by Kevin Cummins, Tom Sheehan and Paul Slattery. A very good copy with some minor rubbing to the edges but generally bright and tight. Contains 12 poems and 22 photo's overlaid onto the Cooper and Clarke pages from the telephone book. J. C. C's first book of Poems which includes a few that were later included, in slightly edited and altered versions, in his epic Ten years in an open necked shirt, 1983.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Letters To Yesenin

      Sumac, Fremont, MI 1979 - First edition. Hardcover. One of only 126 copies bound in cloth with 100 numbered and 26 lettered, this being letter I. A slim collection of his poetry. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Harrison. A real stopper in the Harrison canon. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Künstler kämpfen....

      Bonn. Galerie Erhard Klein. 1979.. 30,2 x 42,5 cm. 1 Blatt. Tadelloses Exemplar.. Als Einladungskarte gestaltete Edition mit einer Collage von Sigmar Polke, erschienen anlässlich der Ausstellung in der Galerie Klein vom 14.12.1979 - 3.2.1980. Vierfarbige Offsetlithographie auf Papier, als Edition herausgegeben, von der einige wenige Exemplare signiert sind. Hier ein ungenutztes, ungefalztes Exemplar der Edition, unten rechts handschriftlich von Sigmar Polke signiert. [Vgl. Becker / von der Osten Nr. 54, S. 190 mit Abbildung].

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Querido - Kunst und Fotograf]
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        Holzstiche zu vier Erzählungen von Johannes Bobrowski.

      [Hamburg]: O. Rohse 1979/1980. 15 Bl. OHolzstiche auf Bütten [?]. Lose Bl. in getöntem OBütten-Kart m. VDeckeltitel. (281 x 188 mm). Signiert und numeriert.. . Vgl. Schwarz 1.12; Tiessen 23; Spindler 44.17. In 30 röm. num. Expl. von O. Rohse, Hamburg, von den OHolzstöcken auf englischem L. Whatman-Bütten (ohne Wasserzeichen) auf der Handpresse gedruckt, jedes Blatt von O. Rohse numeriert und E. SIGNIERT: "Otto Rohse". Extra-Folge von 11 OText- und jeweils 2 OEinband-Holzstichen für die Vorzugsausgabe und OPapp-Ausgabe. - Die Buchausgabe enthält von J. Bobrowski die Novellen "Lobellerwäldchen. Stiller Sommer zugleich etwas über Wachteln. Idylle für alte Männer. Das Käuzchen." [Frankfurt: Büchergilde Gutenberg 1980]. VDeckel-Karton mit E. WIDMUNG: "17/XXX für Hermann Duwe O[tto] R[ohse]". - Mappe nicht absolut verlagsfrisch. Schöne OHolzstichfolge.

      [Bookseller: Hartmut Erlemann Buch- und Kunstantiquar]
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        The Remarkable History of Chicken Little, by John Greene Chandler

      Watertown, MA: Bromer, Anne & David, 1979. Watertown, MA: Bromer, Anne & David, 1979. Two volumes, one miniature and one micro-miniature in size. 49; (23)pp. From an edition of thirty-five deluxe, numbered copies signed by Darrell Hyder, the printer, and Janet Hobbs, the illustrator, this is the publisher's copy. The first volume contains six hand-colored drawings by Hobbs, with the text of this famous children’s story taken from the original manuscript, and includes previously unpublished moralizing passages the author had omitted when the book first appeared in 1840. Introduction by Herbert H. Hosmer, Jr., the great-great grandnephew of the author of this timeless classic, John Greene Chandler. The second book, micro-miniature in size, is the text of the first edition of 1840 and contains an illuminated opening initial by Hobbs. Books bound by the Green Dragon Bindery in morocco-backed marbled boards. Endpapers of larger version watermarked with a chicken. Housed together in a specially designed marbled slipcase. Extremely fine. (2 1/4 by 2; 58x50mm; 1 1/4 by 1; 32x26mm).

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        *Journal of Biomedical Engineering - official Publication of the biological Engereering Society: Vol 1 bis Vol 15

      IPC Science and Technology Press Ltd. 1979. Hardcover - Zustand: Gut bis Sehr Gut min. gebräunt (Innen); Bibliotheksex. mit Klebestreifenrest; Besitzerstempel (Innen); Einband Außen hat geringe bis leichte Gebrauchsspuren; Besitzerstempel auf Schnitt; Vol 15 ist 1993; For a good offer I could imagine to sell single pieces; Buch wurde nachgebunden.

      [Bookseller: Gebrauchtbücherlogistik Hans Jörg Lauter]
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        Andy Warhol's Exposures

      Grosset & Dunlap, Inc. 1979 - Very good in a very good dust jacket. INSCRIBED by Warhol with a picture on the title page. Also SIGNED by Warhol on the front of dust jacket. Copyright 1979 stated on the copyright page with no mention of further printings, first edition. Book has slight sun fading at the top of the spine and edges of covers; small dent at top of front cover. Gift inscription on the verso of the front free endpaper. Dust jacket is price clipped; has slight chipping at the corners and larger chips on the spine ends. Rubbing along the edges; a couple of small closed tears. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Andy Warhol's Exposures

      New York: Andy Warhol Books / Grosset & Dunlap. New York: Andy Warhol Books / Grosset & Dunlap. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. FIRST EDITION of Warhol's first book of photographs, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY WARHOL on half-title with a heart drawing: "to elsa and Dick / love / Andy Warhol [heart drawing]". Also signed on the dust jacket above the title. Warhol's collection of 360 images of countless major celebrities captured in candid and revealing moments. With illuminating text by Warhol and Bob Colacello. New York: Andy Warhol Books / Grosset & Dunlap, 1979. Folio, original cloth, original dust jacket. Signature on dust jacket a little faded. Book near-fine with a few spots of soiling to cloth; dust jacket with a little edgewear. Warhol inscription and heart drawing particularly strong.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        The Path to Power

      London: Harper Collins. London: Harper Collins. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION, ONE OF ONLY 500 COPIES SIGNED BY MARGARET THATCHER. Beautiful deluxe first edition of Thatcher's memoirs, covering her early life up until her election as Prime Minister in 1979 (Part I) and her life immediately after her time in office (1990 through 1995). ("The Downing Street Years" are covered in her earlier 1993 memoir.) Illustrated with numerous photographs of Thatcher through the years. London: Harper Collins, 1995. Thick octavo, original full morocco with gilt spine lettering, all edges gilt; original slipcase. An elegant production.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        L'Art de Soigner les Pieds

      Bruxelles - Caducea diteur, 1979. Bruxelles - Caducea diteur, 1979 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A facsimilie of Laforest's classic work, which laid the foundations for modern chiropody, with a number of interesting insertions. Facsmilie of the 1782 edition. With an introduction and chapter on thehistorical context in English and French. Numerous interesting letters of correspondence dating from 1979-1988 between Richard Habert, J. Colin Dagnall of the British Journal of Chiropody,R. A. Cohen the dental practitioner and historian, Bernard Clavreuil of Thomas-Scheler, F. Comellas and Robert Y. Borthwickhave been loosely inserted. A photograph ofRichard Habert and J. Colin Dagnalltogether in 1981 has been loosely inserted. A short biography of Laforest, a review of the book in the 1980 British Journal for Chiropody, two illustrations also found in the book and an article on the French Revolution from 1989 have been loosely inserted. There is an inkdedication toDagnallby Habert to the title page, dated1979. The front pastedown has the bookplate of J. Colin Dagnall. The verso of the final illustration has an ink inscription reading: 'Richard Habert Gift to: John Colin Dagnall LHD, FChS SRch DipFtosth 16 June 1979'. Nicholas Laurent Laforest was surgeon-chiropodist to Louis XVI and L'Art de Soigner les Pieds can be regarded as the first work on the subject of chiropody. Condition: In an imitation leather binding. Externally, fine. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean. Overall: FINE..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Collection of Germain Seligman

      New York / Luxembourg / London - E.V Thaw & Co / Artemis S. A. - David Carritt Ltd, 1979. New York / Luxembourg / London - E.V Thaw & Co / Artemis S. A. - David Carritt Ltd, 1979 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A green paper back with gilt lettering in a decorative, green slipcase. This is a collection of art owned by the dealer Germain Seligmann. The original pulishers, compliments card is included. Only five hundred copies were printed. Condition: This book and slipcase are in excellent condition, with no visible wear or markings. All pages are crisp, clean and bright..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Birds of Australia and the adjacent islands

      Melbourne: Lansdowne Editions, 1979. Melbourne: Lansdowne Editions. 1979. #415 of 500 numbered and signed [by Allan McEvey] copies. Elephant folio. [vi], 14pp (appendices, colophon), 20 plates in full colour. Linen cloth with decorative portrait panel on top board. Very good clean copy. ***Facsimile of the two-part work first published 1837-38 (Ferguson 2272) but withdrawn by Gould - and thus known as the 'cancelled parts' - with commentary by Allan McEvey of the National Museum of Victoria. .

      [Bookseller: Astrolabe Booksellers]
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      St. Gallen, Switzerland: Erker Galerie, 1979. St. Gallen, Switzerland: Erker Galerie, 1979. Original lithograph by Giuseppe Santomaso (1907-1990) with facing text by Peter Huchel (1903-1981) in his own lithographically reproduced handwriting. 39 x 57 cm. One of 200 copies signed and numbered in pencil by Santomaso on BFK Rives. From Erker-Treffen 3.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Special Collection : 24 Photo Lithos

      New York: Quartet Books, 1979. New York: Quartet Books, 1979. First Edition. Softcover.. VG+/VG+. Large Folio, 50pp, Printed glossy wraps as issued. One closed tear to cover. More images available on request. Newton's most difficult book to find, particuarly as most copies are broken up and framed (as was intended). 24 very large lithos, beautifully printed, of Newton's most famous work. Dark, menacing, slightly humourous and brilliant.

      [Bookseller: november-books]
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        Jane Austen's Letters to her Sister Cassandra and Others

      Oxford, New York, Toronto, Melbourne - Oxford University Press, 1979. Oxford, New York, Toronto, Melbourne - Oxford University Press, 1979 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Jane Austen's Letters to her Sister Cassandra and Others collected and edited by R. W. Chapman, in dustwrapper. A reprint of the second edition. With illustrations to frontispiece and throughout. First published in 1932, with the second, corrected edition in 1952 with a few additions. This new impression provide the opportunity to include a corrected text of the last important letter to come on the market. Previous owner's ink inscription dated 1981 to front free endpaper. Condition: In a cloth binding with clipped dustwrapper in protective brodart wrap. Externally book and dustwrapper are bothin a lovely condition with only minor shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean throughout with only the odd very slight handling mark to front endpapers. Overall: FINE with aVERY GOODdustwrapper.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Vor dem Ruhestand., Eine Komödie von deutscher Seele.

      Frankfurt am Main, Suhrkamp, 1979 - 120 S. von Thomas Bernhard signiert, Kanten etwas berieben, sonst guter Zustand Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1100 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchseite]
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        6 GRAFISKE BLADE. [Blandet trykteknik, heraf 4 i farver].

      . Af Uffe Christoffersen, Sören Kjaersgaard, Karin Birgitte Lund, Jörgen Römer, Helle Thorborg og Anton Kustia Widjaja. Kbhvn.: Bröndum 1979. Fol. Opl. 6-800 ekspl, 400 mapper. Indlagt i orig. mappe med laerredsryg. * Alle handsign. af kunstnerne..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Ein Sohn der Sonne Erzählungen. : Dt. von Erwin Magnus, dtv ; 1418

      München : Deutscher Taschenbuch-Verlag, 1979.. Ungekürzte Ausg. 162 S. Kl.-8°, kart. Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. A son of the sun K4207 ISBN 3423014180.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel]
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        The Rabin Memoirs

      Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1979.. Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1979. First edition of the Nobel Peace Prize winner's memoirs. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Rabin on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Books signed by Rabin are rare. Yitzhak Rabin's memoirs are important not only for the insider's view they offer about Israel and the Middle East, but also for providing a very human portrait of a heroic world leader.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Right Stuff (SIGNED x2 by Tom Wolfe and Chuck Yeager)

      New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1979. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1979. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). First Edition. First edition, stated first printing. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Tom Wolfe on the half-title page and by test-pilot Chuck Yeager, the first man to break the sound barrier who was prominently featured in the book, on the first blank page. NEAR FINE book in NEAR FINE unclipped dust jacket. Book has a few very faint small stains on the top edge of the text block and several consecutive pages have slightly bent lower corners. It is otherwise Fine, being bright and clean, tight and square with no sunning or wear. Dust jacket has some light creasing at the top edges, a crease at the bottom corner of the front flap and a vertical crease on the rear flap. It is otherwise in Fine condition. Jacket is protected in an archival mylar cover. About the book: "The Right Stuff is a 1979 book by Tom Wolfe about the pilots engaged in U.S. postwar experiments with experimental rocket-powered, high-speed aircraft as well as documenting the stories of the first Project Mercury astronauts selected for the NASA space program. The Right Stuff is based on extensive research by Wolfe, who interviewed test pilots, the astronauts and their wives, among others. The story contrasts the "Mercury Seven" and their families with test pilots such as Chuck Yeager, who was considered by many contemporaries as the best of them all, but who was never selected as an astronaut.".

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        TEX (signed 1st)

      Delacorte Press, New York 1979 - First Edition Stated. First Printing. 1979. Delacorte Press. NY. 8vo. 194 pages. SIGNED directly to title page without inscription by S.E. Hinton. SE Hinton is a legend who deserves much more respect than she receives in the literary community. Her books are still read in schools today. Her first book, published while she was just 16 is the immortal 'the Outsiders'. S.E. Hinton is the Queen of the Ex-Library copy as most of her first editions that surface are library discards, thus Fine copies of her books are extremely hard to come by. At some point, the book collecting community will catch-on. This is a fine copy in a fine dj. DJ is price clipped. Bright, clean and square. A superb copy of an early title that became a film that launched Matt Dillon's movie career. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Medium Rare Books LLC]
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        The Dead Zone

      USA: Viking Pr, 1979. Signed, Viking Pr, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1979. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition, First Printing. A square, solid and tight copy in a fine collectible condition.  The 11.95 priced Dust Jacket has a half inch closed tear at the top of spine and a half inch closed tear at the top of back cover. This book is an association copy to editor Don Hutchison and has been inscribed to Don and signed by Stephen King. A highly collectible book.

      [Bookseller: Micks Books]
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        Winston S. Churchill; Companion Volume V. Part 1: The Exchequer Years 1922 - 1929

      London: Heinemann, 1979. London: Heinemann. VG+/VG+. 1979. First Edition. Red cloth boards with gilt titles on spine, base of spine lightly rubbed, internally clean and bright. Unclipped jacket showing a little edgewear with short (<5mm) closed tear at top of front fold-in, jacket now in a protective sleeve. Heavy item, will incur additional shipping costs for international delivery. , 8vo 8" - 9" tall, xxii + 1504 pp .

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        The Fountains of Paradise

      UK: Gollancz, 1979. UK: Gollancz. UK First Edition and First Impression hardback published in 1979 by Gollancz. The book is in very good condition with light bumping to the spine and a slight lean. There&#39;s a brown line to the ffep and some splashing to the rear end papers. The jacket is fine and illustrated by Terry Oakes. The book is signed with dedication by the author. . Very Good. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1979.

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        De Mummies een tekst en zeven gedichten naar beelden van Franchine Urbin Choffray. Originele etsen,

      . Houffalize 1979. Softcover original cover 40 pages; 8vo Size up to 9 3/4" tall (Octavo). Illustraties. 1 van de 25 exemplaren, waarbij 2 originele etsen van Francine Urbin Choffray zijn gevoegd, Dit is nummer XXIV,

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Henk van der Burg]
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        Joey. A Loving portrait of Alfred Perles together with some bizarre episodes relating to the other sex.

      . Santa Barbara: Capra Press 1979. 126 pp. Softcover with b/w photo of Miller in beret on frontcover and b/w photo of Miller with Brenda Venus on back. * Inscribed "For Dagmar Brögger. Did Hansen tell you we met? Henry Miller 12/ 17/ 79". Volume III, Book of Friends..

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        Ludwig Becker: Artist & Naturalist with the Burke & Wills Expedition

      Melbourne University Press on behalf of the Library Council of Victoria, 1979. Melbourne University Press on behalf of the Library Council of Victoria, Melbourne, 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Illustrator: Ludwig Becker. XIV, 224 pages,. Bound in original cloth with blind stamped and filled titles to the spine and front board, prefaced by John Starke, acknowledgements (including acknowledgements of the assistance of a grant from Carlton and United breweries,) this catalogue lists the 1st 40 sketches, which was sent to Melbourne from Swan Hill, Balranald and Menindee, in chronological order. In total 71 full-page plates, most of which are in colour, and most of which are reproduced as near as possible to their original size. The illustrated dustwrapper has trivial rubbing on the front edge of the fold over crease. The original plastic slipcase is slightly chipped at the lower entrance. In a similar way to the Lionel Lindsay books of illustrations, prints from this book have turned up at public auction framed, and so the book has become scarcer with time. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrator: Ludwig Becker. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Natural History -- Australia; Exploration; Art -- Australian; australia; ISBN: 0522841899. ISBN/EAN: 9780522841893. Inventory No: 0234921. . This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia..

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        Marcks, Gerhard. - "Die Katze von Aigina".

      . Algrafie / Schabalgrafie, auf Büttenpapier, 1979. Von Gerhard Marcks. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 242/250. 26,0 x 20,5 cm (Darstellung) / 41 x 31 cm (Blatt). Lammek L202. Außerhalb des Druckstocks in Bleistift signiert unten rechts und mit eigenhändiger Auflagenbezeichnung versehen unten links. Im unteren Blattrand Wasserzeichen mit Signatur. - Tadelloses Exemplar. Gerhard Marcks (*1989 Berlin - 1981 Burgbrohl, Eifel). Deutscher Bildhauer und Grafiker. 1907-12 Hinwendung zur Bildhauerei als Autodidakt. 1918 Berufung an die Kunstgewerbeschule in Berlin. 1919 Berufung an das Bauhaus in Weimar. 1925 Berufung an die Kunstgewerbeschule Burg Giebichenstein in Halle. Ebd. 1930 Stellvertretender Direktor der Werkstätten. 1933-45 Entlassung aus dem Lehramt, Ausstellungsverbot und Beschlagnahmung seiner Arbeiten, Vernichtung seines Ateliers in Berlin. 1946 Berufung an die Kunsthochschule in Hamburg. Ab 1950 als freier Bildhauer tätig, Reisen ins Ausland, zahlreiche Ehrungen und Kunstpreise. 1969 Gründung der Gerhard-Marcks-Stiftung.; 242250.

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        2 (1 als Begleitschreiben) eigenh. Briefkarten mit U. und 1 maschinenschr. Brief mit U.

      Tandslet/Als (Dänemark) und Hamburg, 10. Aug. - 22. Sept. 1979.. Zus. 12 S. 4° und 8°. An Rolf Michaelis von "Die Zeit" betr. der Rezension von Thorkild Hansen's Buch "Der Hamsun-Prozeß" (Hamburg, Knaus 1979), die er "gerne übernehmen werde" (10.08.). "Es ist mir bei aller Bereitwilligkeit nicht möglich, die Hamsun-Besprechung fest für die Messe-Nummer zuzusagen" und fragt, bis wann Michaelis das Manuskript haben müsse (03.09.). "hier ist nun meine Lese-Bilanz; bin gespannt, was Sie sagen werden [etc.]. Ich hab mich bei allem nur auf die Wiedergabe einiger Hauptargumente beschränkt; dieser voluminösen Fallstudie ganz und gar gerecht zu werden, ist einfach unmöglich. In jedem Fall: Sie erhalten das MS in time'. Dank für eine einzigartige Pflichtlektüre [etc.]" (22.09.) - Die adressierten Briefumschläge jeweils beiliegend..

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

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

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        German Talers 1500-1600.

      Frankfurt am Main, Numismatischer Verlag P. N. Schulten, 1979.. Gr-8; 422 pp, durchgehend illustriert; Kunstleder mit Silberprägung; tadellos.. Der Abschlussband von Davenports Monographie über die europäischen Großsilbermünzen behandelt die deutsche Talerprägung des 16. Jahrhunderts und enthält seine Nummern 8901-10063. Mit Register der Legenden. Selten und gesucht.

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        Exotic Birds

      N.p., 1979. N.p.: N.p., 1979. Red, orange, and black marker on drawing paper. Signed, "Van Vliet / 79."& & 10.5 x 13.75 inches. Archivally framed and matted. Near Fine.& & Gary Lucas was the principal guitar player, along with Jeff Moris Tepper, in Captain Beefheart&#39;s final configuration of the Magic Band, appearing prominently on Beefheart&#39;s last two recordings, "Doc at the Radar Station" (1980) and "Ice Cream for Crow" (1982). Lucas&#39; solo guitar performances of "Flavor Bud Living" and "Evening Bell" on the respective recordings are singular in Beefheart&#39;s ouevre. & & Lucas managed and performed with Beefheart for five years, until Van Vliet retired to Trinidad, California to be a full-time painter in the mid-1980s. During their association, well before he gained notoriety as a painter, Beefheart spontaneously created drawings for Lucas, typically using colored markers, and typically reflecting the situation where the drawing was being made, either literally or on some abstract level. & & Accompanied by an explanatory letter of provenance from Lucas.

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        Jaromir Funke

      Praha, Pressfoto, 1979. Funke, Jaromir (1896-1945). "Jaromir Funke". Published by Pressfoto in Prague, 1979. Edice mezinarodni fotografie / Svazek 2. Portfolio containing 12 B/W Photographs (Bromoil prints). 4°. Text by Antonin Dufek, in Czech, Russian, German, English & French. Boards and graphic-design by Libor Fara. Original boards (Portfolio). In very good condition..

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        The Executioner's Song.

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1979 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine in silver and copper, yellow endpapers. With the dust jacket. A superb copy in the dust jacket. First edition, first printing. A beautiful copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Executioner&#39;s Song [Signed]

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1979. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1979. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. A Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing, of this famed Norman Mailer work (some soiling to the page block&#39;s closed edges, light fading to the spine extremities), in a Fine dust jacket (quite slight edge wear), SIGNED BY NORMAN MAILER on the title page. Mailer was a pioneer and master of narrative nonfiction, of which this work is an excellent example. Based primarily on interviews with the friends and family of both murderer Gary Gilmore and his victims, the book details the events surrounding the murder itself as well as the subsequent trial, conviction, death sentence, and execution of Gary Gilmore, the first person to be executed for a crime in the United States following the 1976 reinstatement of the death penalty after a ten-year hiatus (which death sentence was carried out by firing squad at Gilmore&#39;s demand as he did not want to pursue the appeals process). The striking title may well have been taken from "The Lord High Executioner&#39;s Song" by Gilbert and Sullivan (part of "The Mikado"). The book won the 1980 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and was a finalist for the 1980 National Book Award for Fiction (won by William Styron&#39;s "Sophie&#39;s Choice"). Due to the large size of the book, copies in nice condition are surprisingly difficult to find, and signed copies are quite scarce. A Very Good copy, SIGNED BY NORMAN MAILER. QUITE SCARCE.

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        Ud af intet kommer du blødt gående. Billeder af Robert Jacobsen til digte af Jørgen Gustava Brandt.

      Forum, København 1979. Elefant-folio. 45 sider. Illustrationer i farver af Robert Jacobsen udført i serigrafi, litografi og radering. Indlagt i materie i orig. illustreret lærredskassette. Velholdt.. Et af 450 nummererede eksemplarer, signeret af Robert Jacobsen og Jørgen Gustava Brandt

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        The Architecture of John Staub

      Austin: University of Texas Press, 1979. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1979. This is a very good hardcover copy in a very good dust jacket. The book has been signed by both John Staub and Howard Barnstone, (in the year of publication), and inscribed to the partner of one of the people who commissioned a house from Staub, (the house is illustrated in the book). Two minor flaws: dust jacket spine sunned, and one chip to the rear cover lower edge, also the edge of the cloth spine was starting and has been professionally repaired, now virtually invisible. Foreword by Vincent Scully. This is the trade edition, not the limited. Selected bibliography. Glossary. Chronological list of works. Illustrated in black & white throughout with photographs, plans, elevations, details and maps on almost every page. 11" high X 9" wide, 363 pages. A very special signed copy. Rare. . Signed by Architect.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Beuys. Aus Berlin: Neues vom Kojoten. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York. November 3, 1979. Siebdruck. Plakat.

      1979.. 126 x 95,7 cm.. Die Ausstellung in der Galerie Feldman in New York fand zeitgleich zur großen Beuys Retrospektive im nahegelegenen Guggenheim-Museum statt. Der überwiegende Teil der hier ausgestellten Objekte waren Relikte aus der dreitätigigen Kojoten-Aktion, die 1974 in der Galerie Block stattgefunden hatte. (Joseph Beuys Plakate, Schneider Henn, Auktion 13.Mai 1991, Nr. 88). - Beuys war seit 1961 Professor auf dem "Lehrstuhl für monumentale Bildhauerei der Staatlichen Kunstakademie Düsseldorf". Wegen seiner Aufsehen erregenden Aktionen und schließlich der Besetzung des Akademie-Sekretrarits mit abgewiesenen Studenten, wurde Beuys 1972 entlassen. 1973 erreichten der Protest von Künstlerkollegen und Studenten die Wiedereinstellung Beuys. Ab 1974 hatte Beuys eine Gastprofessur an der Hochschule für bildende Künste in Hamburg inne. - Sehr gut erhalten.

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