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        Typed letter signed endorsing a commercial beauty product.

      [New York: 1979] - Single sheet (278 x 216 mm). Printed on Interview letterhead with recipient's name typewritten, signed in black charcoal pencil. A few creases to letter as usual, overall in excellent condition. A product advertisement in the form of a typed letter signed by Warhol, part of a mailing produced when his name was at the peak of its power as a marketing brand. In a letter to an unidentified consumer, "Caroline", Warhol advertises a Shiseido moisturiser which had been recently marketed in Interview magazine: "When I put it on, it does make my skin look younger". It was mailed with a sample of the moisturiser. In 1966 Warhol had offered his services as a product endorser by placing an advertisement in the Village Voice which read, "I'll endorse with my name any of the following; clothing, AC-DC, cigarettes, small tapes, sound equipment, Rock 'N' Roll records, anything, film and film equipment, Food, Helium, WHIPS, Money; love and kisses ANDY WARHOL. EL 5–9941" (Smith, p. 167). See Patrick S. Smith, Andy Warhol's Art and Films. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1986. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        EGITTO E VICINO ORIENTE II 1979 estratto RIVISTA DELLA SEZIONE ORIENTALISTICA DELL'ISTITUTO DI STORIA ANTICA UNIVERSITA' DEGLI STUDI DI PISA

      GIARDINI EDITORI E STAMPATORI, 1979. ITALIANO 0,03 All'interno testo di Daniela Amaldi dal titolo Note sull'Insegnamento dell'Arabo a Pisa. Pagine lievemente ingiallite ai bordi, brossura editoriale morbida, leggermente ingiallita, con lievissima fioritura, baffo con biro blu e segni di ruggine in corrispondenza della spillatura USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Spektrum der Wissenschaft 1979-2009

      Spektrum, 1979. Halbleinen Es handelt sich hier um eine Sammlung der Zeitschrift Spektrum aus den Jahren 1979 bis 2009, gebunden in hochwertigem Halbleineneinband. Zu jedem Jahr gibt es 2 Bände, also insgesamt 62 Bücher. Gebrauchsspuren oder vereinzelte Eintragungen können vorhanden sein.Alle Bestellungen in Deutschland werden vor Ostern noch beliefert. , Preise inkl. Mwst. Versand D: 2,90 EUR

      [Bookseller: Versand-Antiquariat Konrad von Agris]
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        Super/System: A Course In Power Poker

      B & G PUBLISHING CO.,INC., LAS VEGAS, NV 1979 - Minor edge, book, shelf wear/rubs. Illustrated front/back paste-down and free end pages. Clean/tight copy DATE PUBLISHED: 1979 EDITION: SECOND 605 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Thomas Eakins 21 Photographs

      Olympia Galleries, Atlanta, Georgia 1979 - Quarter grained burgundy morocco, marbled boards, slipcase. Number 55 of only 200 copies printed. Twenty-one tipped-in plates. This copy inscribed by Adelman to Philadelphia attorney & patron of the arts Edwin Rome & his wife. ; 8vo ; xiv, 57, [1] pages

      [Bookseller: William Chrisant & Sons FABA, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Land Surveyor's Daughter: Poems (Lost Roads Number 14, 1979)

      46 pp. Author's first book. A collection of poetry by the author who won the National Book Award for her 1984 short story collection Victory Over Japan. Gilchrist also studied under the well-known writer Eudora Welty at Millsaps College.Keywords: ELLEN GILCHRIST LAND SURVEYOR DAUGHTER POEMS POETRY SIGNED FIRST EDITION First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription on title page. An exceptional copy. Fayetteville, Arkansas: Lost Roads Publishing Company / White River Printers, 1979. First Edition. Collectible; Like New/Not Applicable.

      [Bookseller: Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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        Super/System; A Course in Power Poker

      B & G PUB. CO., NEVADA 1979 - Gold gilt lettering on spine and cover, b&w photos & illustrations, good binding, clean body and nmarked text. However, general shelf wear, creases and tear in spine, tape on rear edge of spine, somewhat faded and rubbed cover. DATE PUBLISHED: 1979 EDITION: SECOND ED 605 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        JOURNAL OF THE ANGLO-MONGOLIAN SOCIETY vol.V n.1

      CAROLINE HUMPHREY, CAMBRIDGE 1979 - INGLESE Volume dattiloscritto, con pagine in buonissimo stato di conservazione, alcune correzioni al testo con biro nera a pag. 43-44, brossura editoriale morbida, leggermente ingiallita e con fioritura, numerose relazioni tra cui C.Humphrey, C.R.Bawden ed altri

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Two Typed Letters, signed ("Isaac Stern") to James Heineman

      New York, 1979. On Carnegie Hall Corporation letterhead. 2 vols. 8vo. Fine. On Carnegie Hall Corporation letterhead. 2 vols. 8vo. Two letters to Carnegie Hall supporter James Heineman, one mentioning the first Ysaye/Queen Elizabeth Competition and the Gilels siblings, the other thanking Heineman for a donation to Carnegie Hall and membership in the Friends of Carnegie Hall.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Leonard Foujita: Oeuvres, 1949 - 1968

      Tokyo: Nichido, 1979. Oatmeal-colored cloth over boards; Gold lettering on spine and front cover; Color illus. dj.; Oatmeal-colored cloth-covered slipcase with gold lettering on spine and front; 271 pp.; 212 plates, both bw and color; Color plates tipped in. Text in French; Includes artist chronology; #1809 of 2000 copies printed, one of only 290 in the French edition; Oversized book; Beautiful plates. VG (Usual library markings).

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc.]
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        LOS BILLETES DEL BANCO DE ESPAÑA 1782 - 1979

      Imprime Gaez, S. A. - Madrid. Banco de España. 1979. 29X23. XVI+1h+419Pág+3h. Con estuche. Profusamente ilustrado de bellas fotografias. Ref A 4. Language: eng [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Futurismo e Fotografia

      Multhipla Edizioni, Milano 1979 - Glossy red boards with color image and black lettering. 355 pp. full of bw and occasional color photos. Heavy at 7 pounds (3.2 kilos), and a bit oversize, and will require extra postage. Text in Italian. This copy is number 121 from an original printing of 1,000 copies. The number is stamped on the colophon and also on a separate slip of paper, laid in. "The futuristic avant-garde and remained largely linked by an iconographic pictorial poetry. In this sense, futurism has developed a long, and in various ways, a profound integration of painting and photography without investing the ontological status of both, but rather applying the perceptual content codified by naturalism. Through 326 illustrations, largely unpublished, the volume complements all futuristic research in this field, combining the theoretical theoretical writings published by futurists on photography, photomontage, camouflage, portrait of mood, and so on." = L'avanguardia futurista e rimasta soprattutto legata da una poetica iconografica dellimagine. in questo senso, il futurismo ha sviluppato lungamente, e, in vario modo, una profonda integrazione tra pittura e fotografia senza investire lo statuto ontologico dell'una e dell'altra, ma applicandosi piuttosto a negarne i contenuti percettivi codificati dal naturalismo. Attraverso 326 illustrazioni, in massima parte inedite, il volume compendia tutte le ricerche futuriste in questo campo reunendo inoltre i pricipali scritti teorici pubblicati dai futuristi sull fotografia, il fotomontaggio, il camuffamento d'ogetti, il ritratto di stato d'animo, ecc. - from the back cover. Fine internally. Covers lightly rubbed, and the gloss layer is lifting along hinges but not peeling/separating at any edges, so the separationg appears to be contained. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, ABAA]
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        Almanacco dello Specchio n. 8

      ARNOLDO MONDADORI EDITORE, MILANO 1979 - ITALIANO Brossura editoriale in cartoncino flessibile. Pagine in buono stato. Tagli bruniti con fioriture. Collaborazione di Giuseppe Pontiggia. Nel sommario, tra i vari articoli, troviamo I vecchi idioti di Philip Larkin e Fondali di Maria Luisa Spaziani. Traduzioni a cura di Luciano De Maria, Vittorio Sereni, Lucia Sollazzo, Amleto Lorenzini, Perla cacciaguerra, Giorgio Cusatelli, Laura Coltelli e altri. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Earthworm

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Archive]: 56 Photos of the Denizens of San Francisco Street Culture circa 1979-1981

      - 56 black and white photographs; 53 are 8" x 10"; 3 are 5" x 7". A modest number have captions or information about the camera settings on the verso, two have old and not particularly noticeable tape shadows on the verso, two have been hand-tinted, overall in fine condition. Mostly consisting of nicely composed images by a talented but unidentified photographer who seemed intimately involved with many of the people portrayed, a large majority of the photographs are of young people on the streets around San Francisco, hanging out, drinking or loitering, many dressed either in punk fashions with the appropriate late 1970s or early 1980s hair styles, a few are indoor shots, in basements or bedrooms, others depict possible gang members on the street, a few are consciously arty, one is of Asian people doing Tai Chi. A nice slice of San Francisco street culture.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Dubin's Lives

      Farrar Straus Giroux, New York 1979 - First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Malamud's wry take on love and marriage, with p. 231 appearing in its third, corrected state. Inscribed by the author to Janet Harte, the Texas philanthropist. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Two Donna Summer Embroidered Tour Jackets

      LP Designs / Cat's Pyjama's, (Toluca Lake, California) 1979 - Two petite, extra small embroidered jackets for tour staff. Faint spotting else about near fine with previous owner's name ("Helene"), a personal assistant who worked for Summer, embroidered on the front side of both jackets. The jackets were provided to staff for two different Donna Summer's tours, designed by Mary Bassel and handmade by LP Designs (on the companies website, they note that Summer was one of their first clients). The first is a black silk-like material embellished with an embroidered portrait of Summer and the concert details from a performance at the Hollywood Bowl on October 13, 1979. The second is a coral-colored satin jacket with black details from the "Summernights Dream Tour: Donna Summer" embroidered on the back, from another 1979 tour (not to be confused with her 1990s "Mid Summer Nights Dream Tour"). Summer had a continuous string of disco hits, including "MacArthur Park," "Hot Stuff," "Bad Girls", "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)" and the epic "Love to Love You Baby". In 1979 Summer was the first to win a Grammy for Best Rock Performance, Female, for "Hot Stuff" and later that year sold out her first appearance at the Hollywood Bowl. Donna Summer was posthumously inducted into the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame in 2013 and dubbed the "undisputed queen of the Seventies disco boom."

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Dressed to Kill (Original screenplay)

      Los Angeles: Filmways Pictures, 1979. Draft script for the 1980 film. Title page present, with a credit for screenwriter De Palma and a date of 1979. Based on other drafts we have seen, this one would precede October 1979 (and the commencement of production). A defining De Palma film, suspenseful in the vein of Alfred Hitchcock and intense sexuality. The film begins with a very famous update on the "Hitchcock shower scene," with Angie Dickinson very plausibly filling Janet Leigh's role. The sixth of nine highly distinctive films De Palma made between 1973 and 1984. Black wrappers, with a white title label. 99 leaves, mechanically reproduced. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound with two gold brads.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        JAILBIRD

      NY: Delacorte/Seymore Lawrence, 1979. First edition, first prnt. Black full cloth-covered boards with gilt spine lettering and gilt facsimile signature stamped on the front board. Orange topstain.Signed and dated "Nov. 17, 1981" by Vonnegut on the title page. Additionally, Vonnegut has drawn his characteristic self-portrait in profile on the page.Very slight rubbing to cloth spine ends; dustjacket with shelfwear with small chips and tiny tears at the corners and spine ends and beginning toning on the edges. Near Fine condition in a Very Good dustjacket with an archival cover.. Signed & Dated by Author with Drawing. First Edition. Hardcovers. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        Zoo

      Melbourne : Gryphon Books, 1979. Quarto, full black leather with inlaid white leather lettering, unpaginated, 38 plates reproducing Whiteley's drawings and paintings of the animals in Sydney's Taronga Park Zoo, and a large original etching (240 x 195 mm) of a monkey, bound in. The deluxe edition, limited to 50 copies, signed by the artist with an original signed etching. Lightly foxed.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        Häuser 1979-1997

      Zumthor Peter Häuser 1979-1997 Birkhäuser Verlag Basel 1999 ISBN 3764360984 318 Seiten Leinen gebundenÜbersicht über die Bauten und Projekte Peter Zumthors. acht Bauwerke aus den Jahren 1986-97 mit Fotos von Helene Binet . Die Bauten u. Projekte sind ausführlich mit Planunterlagen dokumentiert.Der Text stammt von Peter Zumthor. --n-

      [Bookseller: Der Buecherjaeger]
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        Oeuvres : Collected Works (3 Volume Set)

      Springer-Verlag 1979 - Hardcover. 1979. Springer-Verlag. 1469 pages. FINE condition. 3 Volume Set. ; English and French Edition; 10.39 X 7.40 X 4.02 inches; 1469 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Book Gallery // Mike Riley]
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        Collection de Monsieur J. de F. Livres et instruments scientifiques anciens

      Paris, Drouot - Ader, Picard, Tajan et associés, 27 avril 1979, in-8, 84 pp, broché, Catalogue de la vente du 27 avril 1979. Expert Alain Brieux.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        The Rolls-Royce Twenty.

      Oxfordshire: John M. Fasal, 1979 - Large octavo (244 x 180 mm). Original red morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, titles and Rolls-Royce logo to spine gilt in compartments, gilt raised bands, Royce family crest and motto to front cover gilt, gilt frames to covers, marbled endpapers, edges gilt, red silk and card page marker. With the trade issue endpapers and dust jacket bound in at rear. Housed in the red cloth slipcase. Binder's stamp gilt to front pastedown. Spine very lightly faded; an excellent, bright copy. Frontispiece portrait with tissue-guard, 13 colour photographic reproductions and numerous black and white photographic reproductions in the text. First edition, signed limited issue Number 19 of 50 copies bound thus and signed by the author. Additionally with the signatures of 12 key Rolls-Royce employees together with their short biographies. This is the definitive work on the 20 h.p model Rolls-Royce, which formed the basis of all models up to 1959, providing extensive detail about the company, its methods, and employees. Uncommon, with just one copy of the limited issue traced at auction. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Suttree

      New York: Random House, 1979. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good +. 5 3/4 X 8 1/2 Inches. 471 Pages. Original First Edition copy in the matching priced ($12.95) dust jacket. NO REMAINDER MARK. Stated First Edition with complete numberline to the "2" (as called for) on the copyright page. Book NF, but for a PO name on the ffep. Dust jacket exhibits hints of wear at the edges and folds. A highly collectible copy of the scarce, fourth novel from Cormac.

      [Bookseller: Back in Time Rare Books, LLC]
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        Hand Cast and Photos (from The Bandaged Poets Series)

      1979 - Plaster cast of William S. Burroughs's right hand created by Caroline Gosselin as part of her Bandaged Poets Series with several accompanying photographs taken by Gerard Malanga of the casting process, Burroughs holding the finished hand, and of Gregory Corso. The unsigned hand is 5" x 2.75" x 7" with a rectangular base and is assembled from two separate molds of the front and back of Burroughs's hand which were then affixed together. Fine with a touch of toning from being handled. Accompanied by four original photographic prints of Burroughs holding the hand, each a different size: 13.75" x 11", 9.75" x 8", 7" x 5.5", and 7" x 5". All are fine except one which has been cut down from a larger photo and has a somewhat ragged top and foredge, near fine. Also included is a long, narrow photo strip measuring 63" x 3.5" with 36 separate images: twenty-four of Burroughs's hand being cast; four of Burroughs holding the hand (but different from the larger images); and eight of Gregory Corso, presumably present when the cast was made, sitting by a window. The strip is Signed on the verso: "Gerard Malanga '79" with "739" stamped nearby, though there is some reason to believe the photographs, (or at least a few) were taken by Ira Cohen who helped conceive of the series and married Gosselin in 1981. Reportedly only two copies of the cast were made; the other is reportedly at the Beinecke Library at Yale.

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        Grammatik der Rosen. Gesammelte Prosa. Herausgegeben von Klaus Reichert. 3 Bände.

      (Salzburg-Wien), Residenz Verlag, (1979). 8°. 344; 498; 520 S., OLdr.-Bde. m. goldgepr. Deckel- u. Rückeninitialen in OPp.-Schuber. Erstausgabe. - Nr. 31 von 100 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe in Ganzleder. - Mit einer eigenh. Widmung des Autors am Vortitelblatt des ersten Bandes. - Schuber u. Rücken etw. berieben. - Wilpert/G. 58. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Artmann, Grammatik der Rosen. Gesammelte Prosa. Herausgegeben von Klaus Reichert, Widmungsexemplare, Signierte Bücher, Wiener Gruppe

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        Mayday

      Richard Marek Publishers, New York 1979 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Geschichtliche Grundbegriffe. 8 Bände in 9 Bänden. Historisches Lexikon zur politisch-sozialen Sprache in Deutschland.

      Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta, 1979. Originalleinen. Gute Exemplare, Band 2 ohne Schutzumschlag. - Führende Wissenschaftler vieler Fakultäten (u. a. Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde, Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, Reinhart Koselleck, Christian Meier) untersuchen die zentralen Leitbegriffe der politisch-sozialen Welt: die tradierten vorrevolutionären Termini wie »Gesellschaft« und »Staat« oder die Neologismen wie »Kommunismus«, »Faschismus«oder »Antisemitismus« und schließlich die erst in und durch die Moderne zu Begriffen aufrückenden Vokabeln wie »Klasse«, »Bedürfnis«, »Fortschritt«und »Geschichte«. Dabei werden die weit über 100 ausgewählten Termini darauf befragt, wie sie sich im Laufe der Französischen und der Industriellen Revolution zu politisch-sozialen Leitbegriffen auskristallisieren und unser heutiges historisches Bewußtsein durchdringen konnten. Ja, man könnte so weit gehen, ohne diese Schlüsselbegriffe der politischen, wirtschaftlichen und gesellschaftlichen Organisation gebe es kein Geschichtsverständnis im modernen Sinn. Denn die leitende Prämisse der »Geschichtlichen Grundbegriffe« lautet: Geschichte schlägt sich in bestimmten Begriffen nieder und wird in ihnen überhaupt erst zur Geschichte. - Broschierte Ausgabe für 348 Euro lieferbar. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        The Executioner's Song

      Boston: Little, Brown And Company, 1979. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Signed by Mailer on the title page. 1979, First Edition. Hardcover, blue cloth. A Fine, sharp, clean copy in a Near Fine dust jacket. The DJ with minor edgewear; small areas of faint spotting to the blank side, no soil or staining visible on the printed side. Mailer's Pulitzer Prize winner.

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        Futurismo e Fotografia

      Milano: Multhipla Edizioni, 1979. 121/1000 copies. Hardcover. Fine internally. Covers lightly rubbed, and the gloss layer is lifting along hinges but not peeling/separating at any edges, so the separationg appears to be contained.. Glossy red boards with color image and black lettering. 355 pp. full of bw and occasional color photos. Heavy at 7 pounds (3.2 kilos), and a bit oversize, and will require extra postage. Text in Italian. This copy is number 121 from an original printing of 1,000 copies. The number is stamped on the colophon and also on a separate slip of paper, laid in. "The futuristic avant-garde and remained largely linked by an iconographic pictorial poetry. In this sense, futurism has developed a long, and in various ways, a profound integration of painting and photography without investing the ontological status of both, but rather applying the perceptual content codified by naturalism. Through 326 illustrations, largely unpublished, the volume complements all futuristic research in this field, combining the theoretical theoretical writings published by futurists on photography, photomontage, camouflage, portrait of mood, and so on." = L'avanguardia futurista e rimasta soprattutto legata da una poetica iconografica dellimagine. in questo senso, il futurismo ha sviluppato lungamente, e, in vario modo, una profonda integrazione tra pittura e fotografia senza investire lo statuto ontologico dell'una e dell'altra, ma applicandosi piuttosto a negarne i contenuti percettivi codificati dal naturalismo. Attraverso 326 illustrazioni, in massima parte inedite, il volume compendia tutte le ricerche futuriste in questo campo reunendo inoltre i pricipali scritti teorici pubblicati dai futuristi sull fotografia, il fotomontaggio, il camuffamento d'ogetti, il ritratto di stato d'animo, ecc. - from the back cover.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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        POETARUM ELEGIACORUM TESTIMONIA ET FRAGMENTA

      B.G.TEUBNERI, LEIPZIG 1979 - BIBLIOTHECA SCRIPTORUM GRAECORUM ET ROMANORUM TEUBNERIANA INTERLINGUE In greco e latino, rilegatura editoriale in tutta tela arancio con titoli neri al piatto ed al dorso, con leggeri aloni e lievi segni del tempo, pagine leggermente brunite ai bordi causa tempo La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Russell Drysdale (in a unique binding by Peter Marsh)

      Melbourne : Richmond Hill Press, 1979. Folio, in a unique binding by Peter Marsh of the Queensberry Hill Press, Melbourne, full contrasting maroon, green and red morocco with elaborate gilt ornamentation, spine in compartments, in an luxurious full morocco box, velvet-lined, with much gilt detailing and leather clasps, text essays and 45 magnificent full page colour plates. Limited edition of 520 copies signed by the artist. A uniquely bound copy.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        All the Good People I've Left Behind

      Black Sparrow Press, Santa Barbara 1979 - First edition. Some sunning at the edges of the boards, a very good or a bit better copy in fine original unprinted glassine dustwrapper. One of 1000 hardbound copies. The Dedication Copy Inscribed by the author to Herb Yellin, who published several limited editions by Oates at his Lord John Press. Oates used the printed dedication "for Herb Yellin" and added "- Fondly, Joyce. 9/2/79." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        REMAINS OF ELMET: a Pennine sequence. Poems by Ted Hughes. Photographs by Fay Godwin

      Faber: London, 1979. Paper issue. Squarish quarto, card covers. Light rubbing at edges of covers; light damp stain to lower outer corner of front cover and text; soft crease to lower front cover; glue residue on half-title leaf from a label; VG otherwise. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to a Toronto author and impresario who brought Hughes to Toronto for a reading "For____ Greetings, Ted. 1983". Also, with ten lines of black ink holograph by the author on page 60, beneath the poem "Grouse-Butts", beginning " ' I see a hill beyond a hill beyond a hill beyond a hill ' / Cried the hen-bird, with imperious eyes, / To her bottlenecked brood." And with one hand-corrected word on p. 89, fifth line up from bottom, "their" for "the". Binding: Softcover .

      [Bookseller: Steven Temple Books]
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        Lübeck. Kupferstich aus dem Jahre 1641, von der Originalplatte neu gedruckt Vorgest. mit Beitr. von Will Keller, Wulf Schadendorf sowie Martin Zeiler.

      Hamburg: Hoffmann und Campe, 1979. 13 S., 1 Kupferstich 39 x 53 cm mit Passepartout in Leinenkassette. Broschure und Kupferstisch auf Bütten gedruckt.Neuwertiges Exemplar aus der Vorzugsausgabe von nur 20 nummerierten Exemplaren hors commerce. Ein Mann, Wassersportler, der an seinem Boot etwas richten will, findet eines Tages bei einem Trödler - so hat er es selbst erzählt - ein paar passende Kupferplatten, nimmt sie mit nach Haus und reinigt sie, um sie verarbeiten zu können. Und da kommt auf der einen die Ritzzeichnung der Stadt Lübeck zum Vorschein, die er rahmt und an seine Wand hängt. \"Ich verstehe nicht viel von diesen Dingen\", hat er später erklärt. Aber Jahre danach sieht bei ihm einer, der viel davon versteht, diese Platte und ist sofort fasziniert: Das kann nur jenes originale Stück gehämmerten Kupfers sein, auf das Matthaeus Merian vor über dreihundertdreißig Jahren höchsteigenhändig seine Vision des türmereichen Lübeck übertrug. Und er gibt keine Ruhe, bis er dessen ganz sicher ist. Die Originalplatten, die von Merians Ansichten heute noch existieren, sind leicht zu zählen. Welche Bedeutung mithin einer einzigen wiederaufgefundenen zukommt, liegt auf der Hand. ISBN 3455045677 Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Ratificatio facta p[er] m[agnifi]cu[m] d[ominum] Jo[hannes] Carolu[s] de Affaytalis, in favorem m[agnifi]ci et r[everen]di d[omino]. Guidi d[e] Crema et Rafaelis Krumani p[e]r Castro S[anc]ti Laurentii et terris.Antwerp, 20 January 1546. Manuscript notarial document in Latin, written in a Latin hand on one side of a single piece of sheepskin parchment (31 x 54.5 cm), opening with a large capital and closing with the notary's decorative signature, with the title and "M. Johan Carlo" on the back. Folded and loosely inserted in a paper folder (ca. 1690s?).

      For Affaitati: Kellenbenz, “Die Konkurrenten der Fugger als bankiers der Spanischen Krone”, in: Zeitsch. Unternehmensgeschichte XXIV (1979), pp. 81-98. An Antwerp notarial declaration made voluntarily by Giovan Carlo Affaitati, also known as Johannes Carolus de Affaytadi (Cremona 1500 or 1510-Lier 1555 or Ghistelle 1587) soon after he moved to Antwerp, on behalf of Guido de Crema, citizen of Mantua, and Raphael Brumani, citizen of Cremona. It was drawn up before the Antwerp notary Anthony Amala and three named witnesses and appears to concern De Crema and Brumani's inheritance. Affaitati testified to the content of a document drawn up on 31 December 1545 before the Mantua notary Hieronimus de Zizolis. Affitati came from a merchant banking family in Cremona. He set up in Lisbon but moved to Antwerp in 1545, when the Holy Roman Emperor Karl V made him Baron of Ghistelle. He was active in the spice trade and is said to have been the most important financier of the wars of the Holy Roman Emperor Karl V and King Philip II of Spain.Formerly folded to a smaller size, leaving traces of the old folds, but still in very good condition. A primary document recording Karl V's financier in Antwerp, only months after he moved there.

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        THE GORMENGHAST NOVELS : Easton Press

      Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut 1979 - Both volumes Fine, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. A pristine set. ; Masterpieces of Fantasy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GARDEN OF ABDUL GASAZI

      VAN ALLSBURG, CHRIS. VAN ALLSBURG,CHRIS. GARDEN OF ABDUL GASAZI written and illustrated by Van Allsburg. Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1979. Large oblong 12 1/4 x 10), cloth, some soil on upper corners of covers else VG+ in VG dust wrapper that is darkened on edges (no award sticker, not price clipped). First edition of VAN ALLSBURG'S FIRST BOOK. THIS HAS A SIGNED PRINTED PICTURE BY VAN ALLSBURG ON THE ENDPAPER. The story is a strange tale about a young boy named Alan who, while trying to find his dog Fritz, encounters Abdul the magician. Illustrated with fascinating and unusual full page illustrations.

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        [POSTER] Australian uranium : Fuel for disaster : Support union bans on uranium

      [Sydney] : Cockroach Posters, 1979.Colour screenprint, from four stencils, 840 x 530 mm, "Cockroach Posters" logo in image upper right; unmounted; old folds, a few short tears at top and bottom edges, pinholes at upper corners, but overall a well preserved example. The National Gallery of Australia holds two versions of this poster which differ slightly in colouring; the poster we offer here is the NGA's "Version 2".

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        A Tan and Sandy Silence

      J. B. Lippincott, New York 1979 - Signed by the author on the title page, book and jacket with minor edge wear, a very nice collectible copy. . First Printing. Very Good+ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Dreams of Donald Roller Wilson

      New York: Hawthorn Books. (1979). First. First edition. Deluxe edition. Oblong quarto. Near fine with spine lightly tanned, without dustwrapper as issued, in a faded unprinted slipcase, thus very good. This is number 458 out of five hundred and Signed by the artist, Donald Roller Wilson. Laid in is a color print entitled: The Man Left the Moon Tonight He Trains Some Beams Upon the Face of Gladys Atlas in These Woods; Heads of Cabbage, also; Signed by the artist. .

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        Life On Earth : Signed By The Author With An Early Signed Letter From The Author To His School Chemistry Teacher.

      The First UK Printing published by Collins / BBC in 1979. The BOOK is in near Fine condition with the slightest of pushing at the spine ends. The book appears unread. The cloth is clean and the gilt titling bright. Free from erasures, inscriptions and markings. The WRAPPER is price-clipped and is in near Fine condition. The tiniest rub to the upper spine. The spine colouring is not faded. The wrapper looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover. A very sharp copy. The book has been simply Signed by the Author to the title page. Accompanied by an early 3 page H/W letter on headed paper which is undated but predates 'Zoo Quest For A Dragon' which was published in 1956. The letter is addressed to Mr Pickles, who was Attenborough's chemistry master at Wyggeston Grammar school for boys in Leicester. In this warm letter to Mr Pickles, Attenborough refers to '.I feel a little embarrassed at apologising for this delay to my schoolmaster who assessed years ago the large amount of insolence and lack of application in my character (I seem to recall such phrases in my reports). I know therefore if I start writing elaborate excuses you will discount them immediately'. He then got onto to discuss that 'I seem to have lost contact almost entirely with Leicester.On the whole, it is perhaps a good thing; For many people in Leicester know too much about my guilty past!' Later in the letter, he refers to 'At the moment my greed for money has landed me with an appalling job of writing a book. It's supposed to be about British Guiana and I am finding it a fearful labour. I hope it may turn out to be a 'Grey Wonder', but I fear it is destined to be another 'Yellow Peril' (The book in question was destined to be The first of the highly successful 'Zoo Quest' titles). He finishes by discussing a potential trip to the East and 'It is so nice to think that Leicester people haven't entirely forgotten us.' The letter has been folded once. A wonderful honest and enlightening letter from David Attenborough at the very start of his career with a scarce signed Attenborough highlight title. Collectible with such attributes. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

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