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        TIME TO HEAL [Manuscript]

      1979. FORD, Gerald R. TIME TO HEAL. (New York): Harper & Row, (1979). THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT OF FORD'S MEMOIRS. 668 pages, with editorial/design marks in several hands. Also includes 12 pages of preliminary material-- including a two page publicity blurb. A few portions of the text have been cut and taped/stapled onto new pages. Much research reveals that none of this original manuscript appears to contain holographic markings of Gerald Ford. The substantive holographic changes are most likely in the hand of Trevor Armbrister. In Ford's Acknowledgements he states "Above all, A Time to Heal would never have come to fruition had it not been for the assistance of Trevor Armbrister ...". The material in the Gerald Ford Library relevant to researching this question is restricted from public access. This is none-the-less the original manuscript of the memoirs of a former American president and accordingly of historical significance and unique.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        A Time to Heal : the Autobiography of Gerald R. Ford

      New York : Harper & Row, 1979. 1st edition, limited. SIGNED by the author, No. 235 of only 250 copies. Description: 454 p. , [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. Subjects: Ford, Gerald R. 1913-2006. Presidents - United States - Biography. A fine copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Complete in a fine slipcase. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Action Stations 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10. [with] FAIRBAIRN (A). Action Stations Overseas [with] SMITH (D.J). Britain's Military Airfields 1939-1945. COMPLETE EXTENDED SET IN DUSTWRAPPERS

      Patrick Stephens, [Cambridge, Sparkford, Wellingborough, 1979-1991]. 12 vols., 8vo., Mixed Editions, with illustrated titles, very numerous illustrations and maps in the text and pictorial endpapers; cloth, gilt backs, a near fine extended set in dustwrappers. Splendid extended set of the most comprehensive survey of the UK's WWII military airfields ever published and an invaluable tool for historians and scholars alike. The ten volumes of the original series, together with the two complementary works, form a milestone in WWII aviation history. The extended set comprises (first impressions unless otherwise stated):Bowyer (M.J.F). Action Stations 1, [third impression, 1980] [East Anglia]; Halpenny (B.B). Action Stations 2, [1981] [Lincolnshire and East Midlands]; Smith (D.J). Action Stations 3, [1981] [Wales and the North West]; Halpenny (B.B). Action Stations 4, [1982] [Yorkshire]; Ashworth (C). Action Stations 5, [fourth impression, 1982] [South-West]; Bowyer (M.J.F). Action Stations 6, [1983] [Cotswolds and Central Midlands]; Smith (D.J). Action Stations 7, [1983] [Scotland, the North-East and Northern Ireland]; Halpenny (B.B). Action Stations 8, [second impression, 1984] [Greater London]; Ashworth (C. Action Stations 9, [second impression, 1985] [Central South and South-East]; Quarrie (B). Action Stations 10, [1987] [Supplement and Index]; Fairbairn (A). Action Stations Overseas, [1991]; Smith (D.J). Britain's Military Airfields 1939-1945, [1989]. EXTENDED SETS IN DUSTWRAPPERS ARE SELDOM AVAILABLE FOR SALE. . Catalogs: military: aviation.

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        The Sadeian Woman

      London: Virago,, 1979. An Exercise in Cultural History. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine gilt, purple endpapers. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in the jacket. First UK edition, first impression, hardback issue. Signed by the author on the title page. Originally published in the US the previous year.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Autograph Note Signed ("Joseph Heller") to Alfred Eisenstaedt: "For *the* Alfred Eisenstaedt, What an honor and a pleasure to be invited to join your collection! (And someday I will be sorry I did not let you bury me in the sand for that picture you wanted to take with the others)"

      East Hampton, New York, april 27, 1979. 8vo (8-3/4 x 6-1/4 in.). Leaf from Eisenstaedt's notebook, recto only. Fine

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        Industrial Design Deluxe Edition (Number 3/250 signed) + Signed Limited Raymond Loewy Portfolio "Automobiles" (1975)

      New York: Overlook Hardcover. 1979. First printing. Hardcover. Fine. Number 3 of 250 signed copies, bound in vertically ribbed raspberry cloth in similarly bound slipcase, 250 pp., quarto, illustrated, including some in color including folding plate. Fine copy. ACCOMPANIED BY: Raymond Loewy Portfolio of 4 AUTOMOBILES, published in Fort Wayne, IN by the Bleifeld Group, c. 1975. Apparently limited to 1000 sets, this is number 13. Has 4 photo-offset prints on heavy paper in color, measuring 17 x 22 inches, each numbered 13 and three are initialed in ink by Loewy, the fourth signed in full. The four prints depict 4 Loewy designs of automobiles: a Thunderbird, an Avanti, a Studebaker and one other more futuristic design. Accompanied by tan cover sheet printed in brown telling about the Bleifeld Company and artist Van Dyan, who assisted Loewy in the production of these prints. Housed in thick tan folder with brown wax seal with RL embossed in the wax, and additionally housed in original cardboard mailing container. FINE. This portfolio was apparently limited to 1000 copies. The signatures by Loewy were done using some kind of oil pen that was prone to bleeding - there is a shadowy blur around each signature. Great prints by this major designer and the limited edition of the book is rare, rare, rare.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Couples under cover; Ravens; Teaching a Dumb Calf; February 17th

      [London:] printed for the Rainbow Press by Will Carter,, 1979. 4 large loose sheets printed in black. Strip of toning to Teaching a Dumb Calf, and some general minor creasing to the corners; still an excellent set. First edition thus, complete set of broadside poems taken from Moortown Elegies, which was published as a limited edition by the Rainbow Press a few months earlier. Each sheet one of 100 numbered sets, two numbered 30, two numbered 31, each signed by the author.

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        Venise. Voyage d'étude *

      École d'Art (Appliqué), La Chaux-de-Fonds (1979). - En feuilles 35 x 27, portefeuille pleine toile de lin rouge à triple rabattant, titre doré au dos, étui de même facture. Coupure de presse et invitation au vernissage jointes. Dans le prolongement de la si jolie formule de Maurice Barraud, ces "Notes et croquis de voyages" résultent d'une virée d'étude des élèves de classe terminale. A leur retour ils choisissent parmi les matériaux récoltés et gravent en diverses techniques enseignées dans l'école l'une ou l'autre composition qui prendront place dans un somptueux album vendu au profit de la cuvée suivante, cette formule de voyage étant ainsi financée par les aînés pour leurs successeurs depuis 1969. Florence inaugura cette série bisanuelle, suivi de La Provence, Bruges (autre ville d'eau), Rome et La Bretagne; hormis ce dernier titre, nous disposons d'un exemplaire de chacun d'entre euxSi cette livraison, consacrée à la célèbre ville d'eau et de carnaval, compte bien les 25 planches gravées annoncées, titre non signé compris, elle n'en recèle pas moins de 40 estampes.Belle et touchante réalisation artisanale, oeuvre d'art et de camaraderie. Édition originale. L'un des 40 exemplaires numérotés du tirage total.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        A Model of Leptons

      Physical Review Letters: American Physical Society. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine. FIRST EDITION of Steven Weinberg's model of the electroweak force, one of the essential components of the standard model of particle physics. Weinberg shared the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics for his "contribution to the theory of the unified and weak electromagnetic interaction." "As Steven Weinberg tells the story, there was Isaac Newton's theory of gravity, 'intended to explain the movements of the celestial bodies and how such things as apples fall to the ground; and there was James Clerk Maxwell's account of electromagnetism as a way to explain light, radiation, magnetism, and the forces that operate between electrically charged particles.'" The quantum revolution "introduced two new forces, both operating at very short range, within the nucleus of the atom. The strong force holds the particles of the nucleus together and is very strong... The other is known as the weak force, which is responsible for radioactive decay. And so, until the 1960s there were four forces that needed to be reconciled: gravity, electromagnetism, the strong nuclear force, and the weak radioactive force" (Peter Watson, The Modern Mind). At Berkeley in 1967, "Weinberg produced a gauge theory that correctly predicted electromagnetic and weak nuclear forces. This was later to become known as the electroweak theory. In his paper, 'A model of leptons', he showed that although electromagnetism is much stronger than the weak force of everyday energies, the only way to devise a theory of the weak force is to include the electromagnetic force. Weinberg showed how what was seemingly impossible could be achieved and the forces could be unified through the interchange of particles in spite of the difference in their strengths. Abdus Salam had independently reached the same conclusions and what became known as the Weinberg-Salam model was a major advance on earlier models that had originally been applied to leptons... In 1979 Weinberg shared the Nobel Prize for Physics for this work with Salam and his old school friend Sheldon Glashow, who had extended the work that Weinberg and Salam had independently developed" (Chris Cooper, Physics). The discovery and description of the electroweak force has been confirmed experimentally and now is one of the essential elements of the "standard model" of particle physics. "By 1988, Weinberg's three-page paper in the Physical Review was the most frequently cited paper in elementary particle physics since the end of World War II" (Lightman, The Discoveries). Particle Physics: One Hundred Years of Discoveries; Brian Greene, The Elegant Universe. In: Physical Review Letters, Vol. 19, 1967, pp. 1264-66. Quarto, modern wrappers (without original wrappers); custom box. Fine condition.

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        Untitled (Plate 16)

      1979. Fine condition. Very nicely framed.. Number 4 in an edition of 10. Gelatin silver print. 16 x 20 inches. Signed, titled, dated and numbered on verso. From the series, The Park.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        La Côte vue de Luins *

      Atelier de & à Saint-Prex, 1979. - Gravure originale signée et justifiée "3eme état" (aquatinte et gouge puis héliogravure et gouge), tirée à quelques exemplaires sur Arches 15 x 21. [Simecek 110] Image visible sur site céleste.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        The Garden of Abdul Gasazi

      Houghton Mifflin Company - First edition, 1979. Signed by Chris Van Allsburg. Book fine, except for slight discoloration on spien and joints. DJ near fine, except for some rubbing and chipping at spine ends and corners, small piece missing at tail of spine, small tear (3/4" long) near top of back. In specially made slipcase. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Maurice Béjart *

      1979. 1979 - Dessin original signé à la mine de plomb 29 x 27, tampon d'atelier. Remarquable figure méphistophélique du célèbre Maître de ballet qui s'en est esquivé sur une dernière pirouette il y a trois ans.Composition étonnante de l'artiste, qui avait fait une tête sculptée du même, cordiablement intrigante. mais qui nous avait moins convaincu que ce dessin.

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        Moonraker PROMOTIONAL POSTER

      Litho in USA. (1979), 1979. FIRST PRINTING. A rare original US promo half-sheet poster for the 1979 United Artists film 'Moonraker', starring Roger Moore as Ian Fleming's James Bond, produced by Cubby Broccoli's EON Productions. Rolled, condition A. Approx dimensions 22x28 inches, portrait format, now with loose-backed board stiffener. Artwork by Dan Gouzee, the first of three James Bond campaigns by this artist. Date of release; June 1979. His other poster designs include 'Enemy Mine' (1985) and 'The Mission' (1986). Note on Format; A 'half-sheet' is a vertical view American movie poster measuring approx. 22 x 28 inches, generally issued rolled and on thicker stock paper or soft card. RARE compared with US one-sheets or inserts. This copy obtained as part of a collection of 'Moonraker' promotional material; the pormo copy has no NSS number printed. It is unusual in the fact it is a vertical view half-sheet. Nourmand, p.116-123, p.207.

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        The Journal of a Voyage in H.M.S. Beagle. [With an introduction by Richard Darwin Keynes]

      Guildford, Surrey: Genesis Publications, 1979. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/No dustwrapper, as issued.. Guildford, Surrey: Genesis Publications, 1979. First edition. 843,[1]pp. §The work comprises: a handsome green-and-black printed frontispiece by Roy Williams; Keynes's introduction; 4 sepia plates; a facsimile of Darwin's original c.800 page manuscript journal of the voyage; a 5 page facsimile of the manuscript list of the crew; and A Note on the Manuscript. §One of an edition of five hundred numbered copies signed on the colophon by Darwin's great-grandson George Darwin. Sumptuously bound in original crushed green half morocco, scarlet lettering-piece to spine and upper boards, gilt lettering and decoration, all edges gilt, in matching cloth slip-case (latter with printed paper label to upper cover). A fine, bright copy in matching slipcase. (**PLEASE READ CAREFULLY** - This is a unusually heavy book - weighs around 4 kg not including packaging materials - therefore additional postage will be charged. To order this book PLEASE CONTACT US for a prior shipping quote and for further information).

      [Bookseller: JAMES HAWKES]
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        The Writing on the Walls [Off the Wall] (Original typescript with profuse holograph corrections)

      N.p.: N.p., 1979. Charles Willeford's original, heavily hand-corrected submission to his one-time publisher, Pegasus Rex, for "The Writing on the Walls," eventually re-titled "Off the Wall." Willeford's name, address, and phone number are in blue holograph ink at the top of the title page, and each of the eighteen chapters (each grouped with paper clips at the top left) have numerous corrections in the author's hand. Chapters 2, 16, 17, and 18 are the original typescript, the remaining chapters are copies (but with holograph hand corrections). All told, Willeford's own assemblage of his final manuscript for the book.& & 8.5 x 11 inch sheets, bound by paper clips separately by chapter, Very Good to Near Fine overall. In a custom quarter-leather clamshell box.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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      Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Mint, 1979. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. As New/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Mint, 1979. Hardcover. As New/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 194 pages. The author&#39;s breakthrough debut novel. One of the most sensational American literary debuts of the 20th century. Limited Edition, as stated. There is no ISBN. The book is now rare. A dazzling production by Franklin Mint: Regular-sized volume format. Handsome brown leather boards with gilt design embossed on the cover and gilt titles embossed on the spine, as issued. Text by Truman Capote. Art by Bob Dacey. Capote has written a lovely and nostalgic Introduction which appears in this edition only. Gilt paper edges. Stunning silk cloth endpapers. Bound-in satin ribbon marker. Printed on acid-free archival stock paper in the United States to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Re-presents "Other Voices, Other Rooms" in a handsome collectible production format. Capote was twenty-four years old when the book was first published in 1948. From the beginning, Capote aspired to and achieved a clean, immaculate style, what he once called the "authentic American voice", which only John Updike and Joan Didion have matched since. The purity of his prose helped define the post-Hemingway and Faulkner American literary style, remains refreshingly contemporary, and is an effective "antibiotic" against far too many toxic "post-modern" writers who cannot write a single decent sentence in the English language. As a writer, Capote had an equal number of admirers and detractors. But to have someone like Cynthia Ozick wax rhapsodic over the first time she read "Other Voices, Other Rooms" is worth more than a thousand words from any other writer. Another great fellow writer considers him F. Scott Fitzgerald&#39;s successor: "The scene stirring with rightness and strangeness, the compressed phrase, the exact yet imaginative word, the devastating metaphorical aptness, a feeling of concentrated excess which at the same time gives the effect of being crystalline" (James Dickey) . A "must-have" edition for Truman Capote collectors. <b><i> This copy is one of the Limited Edition, indicated as such on the Front Limited-Edition Statement Page, and is very prominently and beautifully signed in blue ink-pen by Truman Capote. This edition is now highly collectible. This is one of few copies of the Limited Edition still available online and has absolutely no flaws, a pristine beauty. Copies of the 1948 First Edition command about $4000 online. Copies of this edition command as much as $1000. A rare signed copy thus. </b></i> Truman Capote&#39;s "In Cold Blood" is widely regarded as one of the greatest books of the 20th century. One of the greatest writers of the 20th century. A flawless collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER TRUMAN CAPOTE TITLES IN OUR CATALOG).

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        Descent of Man

      Atlantic-Little, Brown, 1979. First Edition (first printing). The first book by the author of WORLD&#39;S END and DROP CITY, a well-received story collection. Fine/Fine but for one 1/4" closed tear to the rear dust jacket panel. Signed by Boyle on the title page. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Submission: Selected Photographs 1977-1978

      New York: Scat Publications, 1979. Near fine in photo illustrated wrappers; the photograph is slightly wavy, else near fine.. First Edition. Thin quarto. SIGNED by De Sana and dated in 1985, and additionally SIGNED by Burroughs. With an original gelatin silver print of the second image in the book, 8 x 10 inches, laid in. The verso of the print, in de Sana&#39;s hand, reads: "Title: Contact Paper / This photo is for reproduction only / [copyright] Jimmy de Sana." 27 black and white photographs printed rectos only depicting a variety of explicit sadomasochistic scenes. One page introductory essay by William Burroughs.

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        PLUTARCH: The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans: 4 Volumes

      Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. 1979. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. Bound in premium full leather with hubbed spines. Limited edition, exclusively for the subscribers for the 25th anniversary. Elaine Raphael and Don Bolognese (illustrator) ; Franklin Library the Great Books of the Western World Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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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

      Seyssinet-Pariset: Editions du Grésivaudan, 1979. Livre. Illus. by Lucien Philippe Moretti. Très bon. En Feuilles. Signé par l&#39;illustrateur. Ed. originale. In-plano. 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&#39;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&#39;un des 219 sur vélin d&#39;Arches contenant, à plat sous portefeuille, une suite des 23 lithographies sur vélin d&#39;Arches (n° 249). Toutes les lithographies, dans le volume comme dans la suite, sont signées par les artistes à la mine de plomb. L&#39;exemplaire est également signé à la page de justification. Infimes traces d&#39;usure au portefeuille et au coffret, sinon parfait. (Prévoir des frais de port pour 12 kg).

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Drawings of the Rembrandt School; Volumes 1 - 10

      Abrais Books. Collectible - Good. Quarto. Hardcovers Cloth. 1979. Ex-Library with the usual treatments. Volumes I thru X (in five books). Published between 1979-1992. Comprehensive catalogue raissonne of the works of known students of Rembrandt. Text is organized with descriptive listings and on verso., b/w images on recto. Volumes bound in original red cloth. Covers shows mild to moderate shelf wear. With four volumes, rubbing wear along spines is a bit more pronounced. Pages are clean in every way throughout. ?Binding solid, Offered by the Antiquarian, Rare, and Collectible department of Better World Books. Your purchase benefits global literacy programs. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.

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      St. Gallen, Switzerland: Erker Galerie, 1979. Original lithograph by Wifredo Lam (1902-1982) with facing text by Michael Leiris (1901-1990) in his own lithographically reproduced handwriting. 39 x 57 cm. One of 200 copies signed and numbered in pencil by Lam on BFK Rives. From Erker-Treffen 3.

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        Remains of Elmet

      London: Rainbow Press,, 1979. Photographs by Fay Godwin. Tall quarto. Original tree calf, titles to spine gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in the publisher&#39;s brown cloth slipcase. 4 plates from photographs by Fay Godwin. A few tiny spots to spine. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. One of 70 copies on Barcham green charing hand-made paper and bound in tree calf from a limited edition of 180 numbered copies all signed by the author and illustrator on the limitation leaf.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Remains of Elmet. Signed Limited Edition

      London: Rainbow Press. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued and brown cloth slipcase with ribbon tie. 1979. Limited Edition [79/180]. Quarter buckram on decorative papered boards. 300mm x 250mm (12" x 10"). 88pp. Photographic plates by Fay Godwin. Signed by Ted Hughes on the Limitation page. The edition limited 10 - 180 copies numbered and signed by the author: numbers 1-70 bound in full treed calf and also signed by the photographer; numbers 71-180 bound in quarter buckram. .

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        Historical Records of New South Wales 7 Volumes in 8

      Mona Vale NSW Australia: Lansdowne Slattery &Company , 1979. This is the facsimile reprint edition of the original publications. Volume 1 Part I Cook 1762-1780 xlii + 526pp. Vol 1 Part II Philip 1783-1792 xxxiii + 747pp. Volume 2 Grose and Paterson 1793-1795, xxvii + 936pp. Volume 3 Hunter 1796-1799 xxxviii + 856pp. Volume 4 Hunter & King 1800-1802, xlv + 1066pp. Volume 5 King 1803-1805 lxviii + 866pp. Volume 6 King and Bligh 1806-1808, lxxvi + 875pp. Volume 7 Bligh & Macquarie 1809-1811, lx + 690pp. This is a standard reference for historians and students interested in the discovery, settlement and exploration of the foundation colony of Australia. In addition to a complete record of Cook&#39;s discovery of Australia, the volumes contain a complete record of all the colony&#39;s official coorrespondence and documents of any consequence relevant to the period 1783 to 1811. All material relevant to Norfolk Island, Tasmania and Victoria is also included, since these areas came under the responsibility of the foundation colony. Arranged in chronological order, each volume with its own individual index. Clean and unmarked. 11 kg unpacked. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia. . Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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      New York: Oxford Universtiy Press, 1979. First edition. Octavo, white cloth. Very good in slipcase. Limited to 250 Signed Copies by Philip Johnson. Although not called for; this copy is signed by Vincent Scully who contributed the foreword; Peter Eisenman who wrote the introduction; and Robert A.M. Stern who penned the commentary for this fine volume.

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        Andy Warhol&#39;s Exposures

      New York: Andy Warhol Books / Grosset & Dunlap. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. FIRST EDITION of Warhol&#39;s first book of photographs, SIGNED BY WARHOL on half-title. Warhol&#39;s collection of 360 images of countless major celebrities captured in candid and revealing moments. With illuminating text by Warhol and Bob Colacello. New York: Andy Warhol Books / Grosset & Dunlap, 1979. Folio, original cloth, original dust jacket. Book fine, only the slightest wear to dust jacket. A fine copy, rare in such outstanding condition.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        The Classics of Dentistry Library: John Hunter: THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE HUMAN TEETH (1778); G.V. Black: OPERATIVE DENTISTRY (1908, 2 vol.); Joseph Fox: THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE HUMAN TEETH (1803); Joseph Fox: THE TREATMENT OF DIESASE OF THE TEETH, THE GUMS AND THE AVEOLAR PROCESS (1806); Emile Magitot: A TREATISE ON DENTAL CARRIES (1878); N.B De Chémant: A DISSERTATION ON ARTIFICIAL TEETH (1804); Weinberger: The History of Dentistry (1948, 2 vols.); Chapin Harris: The Dental Art - A Practical Treatise on Dental Surgery (1839); John Tomes: Dental Physiology and Surgery (1848); Norman Kingsley: Oral Deformaties ( 1880); Thomas Berdmore: A Treatise on the Teeth and Gums ( 1768); Joseph Hurlock: A Practical Treatise upon Dentition (1742) (12 books in 14 vols.)

      Gryphon Editions, c.1979. Reprints.. Leather. Hardback. Gilt decorated covers and gilt page edges.. As new condition./No dust jacket, as issued. . All page edges gilt.& Marbled end papers.& A lovely collectible copy.& Book is as described - all defects and marks are noted. * * * Selling books of merit since 1988. * * * Prompt, Professional Service. Satisfaction Guaranteed. * * *

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        The Naked and The Dead

      Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1979 - SIGNED in blue ink by NORMAN MAILER on third free endpaper (bound in, not tipped in); tissue guard laid in. 1979 Franklin Library Limited Edition leatherbound collector's edition. Includes a special message by the author. Rich chocolate brown hand-cut full leather boards with ornate gilt design. Hubbed spine. All edges gilt. Deep brown silk moire endpapers, faded to red on edges. Matching bound-in ribbon. Textblock clean, tight, square, color illustrations by Alan Cober. 8vo., 683 pp. Condition: Very good, clean, tight, square; no marks, bookplates, or signs of prior ownership. Slight speckling to gilt edges. A gorgeous book that feels wonderful in the hand. Booklet Notes from the Editors included. Packaged in fresh new cardboard book mailer to arrive in best condition. Complete satisfaction guarantee. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lois Remembers: Memoirs of the Co-founder of Al-Anon and Wife of the Co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous (Signed First Edition)

      New York: Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters Inc, 1979. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket is lightly rubbed overall with some minor nicking to the edges.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Erker-Treffen 3

      St. Gallen, Switzerland: Erker Galerie, 1979. Portfolio of 9 texts lithographically reproduced in the authors&#39; own handwriting by Max Bill, Jean Cassou, Max Frisch, Peter Huchel, Eugène Ionesco, Halldór Laxness, Michel Leiris, Alexander Mitscherlich, Karl Prantl, with 9 original lithographs by Max Bill, Piero Dorazio, Bernhard Heiliger, Wifredo Lam, Otto Piene, Karl Prantl, Giuseppe Santomaso, Antoni Tàpies and Günther Uecker, each signed and numbered by the artist on BFK Rives. The portfolio itself is one of 200 numbered copies. Each lithograph is folded down the middle, typically with the text on the left and the image on the right, and loosely inserted into a slipcase. 39 x 28.5 cm. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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      New York: Delacorte Press, 1979. First edition. Octavo, original black cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author with a self-caricature.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Right Stuff [Signed]

      New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1979. First edition / First printing.. Hardcover.. A fine copy in a very near fine dust jacket.. Octavo. The author&#39;s eighth book and basis for the 1983 Academy Award-winning film, directed by Philip Kaufman and starring Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid, Fred Ward, Barbara Hershey and Veronica Cartwright. ~An extraordinary association copy elaborately SIGNED and INSCRIBED on the front flyleaf in brown ink by the author to personal friend, the artist Richard Merkin, "For Richard, Veteran of the Air Force and Miss Black Burn Campaigns, who forgives (Pace Frazier) clip-on dollar-pins and immortalizes sinners nonetheless, From Tom Wolfe - December 1, 1979." ~An apparently unread copy, bright and clean, with a very tight tight binding in a very near fine dust jacket, which would be considered fine but for the slightest light crease to the spine panel at it&#39;s head, and an associated light crease toward the upper left edge of the front panel. An exceptionally unique copy, beautifully inscribed in the year of publication by the author and highly collectible. From the Richard Merkin Collection.

      [Bookseller: Bloody Rare Books, LLC]
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      New York: Farrar Straus Giroux,. [1979]. gray green wrappers.. A fine copy. A scarce proof. (#136753). Advance copy of the first edition. An account of America&#39;s first astronauts, the basis for the 1983 Academy Award-winning film. One of Modern Library&#39;s "Top 100" nonfiction books.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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      London, Hutchinson & Co. (Publisher&#39;s) Ltd.,, 1979. Photographs by Andy Warhol. Text by Andy Warhol with Bob Colacello. Quarto. Original black cloth, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. Illustrations throughout. An excellent copy, dust jacket creased to head of front flap. First edition, first impression. Signed by Andy Warhol on the front panel of dust jacket and half title.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      (WARHOL, ANDY). Warhol, Andy & Bob Colacello. ANDY WARHOL&#39;S EXPOSURES - SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Signed by the Artist. New York: Andy Warhol Books / Grosset & Dunlap, 1979. First Edition. 4to. Cloth in Pictorial Dust Jacket. Photography Monograph. Near Fine/Very Good. 256pp, profusely illustrated in b&w. Jacket designed by Andy Warhol. "Andy Warhol&#39;s Exposures" is the late, great Pop Artist&#39;s massive survey of candid photographs of the crème de la crème of New York&#39;s monde and demi-monde of the seventies From Mick and Bianca to Halston and Liza, everyone who was anyone after midnight at Studio 54 is captured here in a flash of glory! A most handsome copy of the stated first edition, first printing BOLDLY SIGNED "Andy Warhol" vertically in black marker across its lightly sunned, price-clipped dust jacket. It has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 0-448-12850-0 Inventory Number: 022167&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Hear The Wind Sing

      Japan: Kodansha Publishers Ltd, 1979. Book. As New. Hardcover. 1st Edition. This is a true first edition, first printing (first impression) of the Japanese edition published in 1979 making it the true world first. The dust jacket is in as new. The book itself is in fine as new unread condition. It has the undamaged ribbon intact, also present is the original lightly rubbed OBI (belly-band) wrapped around the jacket. A very scarce first edition of the first book in the "Trilogy of the Rat" series, a superb collectible copy..

      [Bookseller: Kelleher Rare Books]
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        Empty Words

      Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press,, 1979. Writings &#39;73&#150;&#39;78. Quarto. Original black cloth, titles to spine in white, grey endpapers. With the dust jacket. Lightly rubbed at extremities, cloth a little mottled. An excellent copy in the jacket that is a little rubbed along the edges with some nicks and short splits and a small tape mark to the upper panel. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "For [?] with friendship, John Cage". The recipient&#39;s name, which is illegible, is in a different ink and may have been inserted at a later date than the rest of the inscription.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        SIGNED* Science Fiction Encyclopedia [EX-LIBRARY]

      Doubleday 1979 - FAIR. X-Library copy with usual marks, *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Stuart J. Bryne (title page), aka John Bloodstone, Harry Turtledove (title page), Dennis Etchinson (title page), Craig Spector (title page), John Skipp (title page), Forrest J. Ackerman (p.16), Poul Anderson (p.31), Michael Collins (p.128), Arthur Byron Cover (p.142), illustrator Kelly Freas (p.235), David Gerrold (p.252), George Clayton Johnson (p.322), Michael (Joseph) Kurland (p.338), Richard A. Lupoff (p.367), William F. Nolan (p.429), Charles Nuetzel (p.433), and Jerry Pournelle (p.471). White illustrated wraps, bagged for protection, approx. 7'' x 10'', large creases to covers at corners and edges, faded, heavy shelf wear, light stains to page edges, tape-repaired spine. Once Read Books, cover scan available - just ask, OnceReadBooks com Orders shipped via USPS. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Once Read Books]
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      Richard Marek Publishers New York: Richard Marek Publishers. (1979). First. First edition. Slightly cocked with accompanying waviness along the spine, a tiny abrasion on the front paste down and bumped corner, about near fine in about near fine dustwrapper with a touch of wear at the heel of the spine and wrinkling along the bottom front edge. Signed by the DeMille. The true first edition of this scarce title, a thriller co-written with Block, a pilot and DeMille's childhood friend. DeMille's co-authorship was originally unattributed, and the book club edition (lacking a priced jacket as this has) is sometimes mistakenly offered as a first edition. Very likely the most difficult DeMille book to obtain, particularly in this condition and signed. Although not marked in any way, this copy is from the distinguished modern first edition collection of Bruce Kahn. .

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

      London: Faber & Faber, 1979 First UK Edition. Fine book in a Fine Dust Jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. Beautiful copy without any jacket fading.. Signed by Author. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: MDS Books]
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        Good As Gold (Signed Franklin Leather with booklet Notes From the Editors

      Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library 1979 - HAND-SIGNED in blue ink by author ROBERT PENN WARREN on third free endpaper (bound in, not tipped in); tissue guard laid in. 1979 Franklin Library Signed Limited Edition leatherbound collector's edition. Includes a special message by the author, plus original booklet Notes from the Editor included. Condition: fine; as new; unread. Rich brown hand-cut full leather boards with ornate gilt design. Hubbed spine; gold silk moire endpapers; matching bound-in ribbon. Textblock clean, tight, square, unmarked, unread. All edges gilt; very slight speckling to the gilt. Illustrations by Steven Stroud. No marks, bookplates, or signs of prior ownership. A gorgeous book that feels wonderful in the hand. Packaged with care and shipped in a box to arrive in best condition. Complete satisfaction guarantee; no sale is final until you are satisfied. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookshelves-USA (IOBA)]
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        One and Other Poems [together with] Fifteen Dead

      Dublin: The Dolmen Press in association with Peppercanister,, 1979. 2 volumes, octavo. Original japon backed green boards, titles to spines, designs to upper boards, and top edges gilt. In the publisher&#39;s slipcase. A fine set. One of a limited edition of 150 numbered sets, each book signed by the author on the limitation leaf.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid

      New York: Basic Books, 1979. First edition of the author&#39;s Pulitzer Prize-winning work. Signed by the author on the title page. Octavo, original brown cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with the usual spine fade. Uncommon signed. Hofstadter&#39;s great achievement in Gödel, Escher, Bach was making abstruse mathematical topics (like undecidability, recursion, and &#39;strange loops&#39;) accessible and remarkably entertaining. Borrowing a page from Lewis Carroll (who might well have been a fan of this book), each chapter presents dialogue between the Tortoise and Achilles, as well as other characters who dramatize concepts discussed later in more detail. Allusions to Bach&#39;s music (centering on his Musical Offering) and Escher&#39;s continually paradoxical artwork are plentiful here. This more approachable material lets the author delve into serious number theory (concentrating on the ramifications of Gödel&#39;s Theorem of Incompleteness) while stopping along the way to ponder the work of a host of other mathematicians, artists, and thinkers.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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