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        Un homme en question

      - Gallimard, Paris 1979, 14,5x21,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 25 copie numerate su Arches, solo le carte. Nizza copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 25 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches, seuls grands papiers. Agréable exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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        Anticosti

      Les Editions JCL Enr. 1979 - This book is written entirely in French. The book and slipcase are in mint condition. Wonderful photos and a fold-out map of the island. Comes with a letter from Mr. McCormick's daughter to the original purchaser. This is book # 299 out of 300. This biography information is from the ASF's (Atlantic Salmon Federation) Hall of Fame: Charles McCormick was the grandson of Irish immigrants who came to Canada in the latter part of the 19th Century. His early years were spent in the Ottawa valley. In 1926 Charlie went to Anticosti to work for a lumberman and he stayed until his retirement 50 years later. Anticosti Island is a veritable sportsman's paradise, with a number of excellent salmon rivers and a white-tailed deer population exceeding any other location in North America. Charlie was to spend his life managing and protecting those wildlife resources. As a game warden, he patrolled the remote island regularly, and poachers he apprehended ended up before an irate Justice of the Peace - none other than Charlie himself - and they were banished from Anticosti with Charlie escorting them to the departure dock. Most of them wisely never returned. He was often referred to as "King of Anticosti", but there was no pretension about this modest, cheerful man who devoted his life to wildlife conservation. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Memorie della Villa Bianca. Con tre linoleum di Alberto Manfredi.

      Libreria Prandi, 1979. 8°; pp. 38 non num. 6 su carta Magnani di Pescia; con tre linoleum orig. di cui due f.testo a colori, firmati a matita dall'Artista, uno in nero al frontespizio. Brochure edit. con titoli al dorso e al piatto, astuccio. Bella edizione, da anni esaurita, limitata a 140 esemplari numerati, stampata magistralmente dalla Stamperia Valdonega di Verona. L'Autore (1911-1985) fu noto giornalista e scrittore. Cfr. Jentsch 302(vedi riproduz.)

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        Sluggo! Number 70.9 (actually #4)

      Sluggo, Austin 1979 - Side-stapled 4to. Fourth issue of six published in all. A punk music zine published out of Austin in the late 1970's. Each issue printed on multi-color paper stock and includes fold-outs, silkscreens and hand-colored elements. Rear cover art by Dayna Cullum. A near fine copy. Quite rare. Individual issues occasionally penetrate the market. Complete sets not so much. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member ABAA]
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        LA CELESTINA STORIA DI AMORE E DI MAGIA CON QUALCHE CITAZIONE DALLA FAMOSA TRAGICOMMEDIA DI CALISTO E MELIBEA

      OFFICINA EDIZIONI, 1979. ITALIANO 0,21 Traduzione di Maria Luisa Aguirre d'Amico, n.6 della collana diretta da Mario R.Cimnaghi, A.Lombardo, L.Squarzina, pagine leggermente ingiallite ai bordi, brossura editoriale morbida, illustrata, con segni di usura ai bordi e con piccola traccia di umidità al piede USATO

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        DIE EHE DER MARIA BRAUN MOVIE POSTER/MALZENSTWO MARII BRAUN/POSTER

      1979 - MALZENSTWO MARII BRAUN - 1979, Dir: REINER WERNER FASSBINDER, Cast: HANNA SCHYGULLA, KLAUS LÖWITSCH, , Nac. film: ALEMANIA, Company: , Designer: , , Nac. poster: POLONIA, Measures (Cm. and Inches) : 68x94 cm 27x37 in, Type of product: POSTER, , POSTER are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole. I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet! Please see bigger picture for details., , La mayoría están en excelentes condiciones, pero puede tener desgaste del borde o algun agujero pequeño. Intento fotografiar cualquier defecto, pero el examen de las fotos de cerca es su mejor opción! Por favor ver la foto en grande para más detalles., , SHIPPING COSTS: Fold posters SPAIN 15? -Correo certificado EUROPE and all world 20?

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        Den räddade tungan. Historien om en ungdom. / Facklan i örat. Berättelsen om mitt liv 1921-1931. / Ögonspelet. Berättelsen om mitt liv 1931-1931.

      - Stockholm; Forum, 1979-1985. Originalens titlar: Die gerettete Zunge. Geschichte einer Jugend (Wien, 1977) & Die Fackel im Ohr. Lebensgeschichte 1921-1931 (Wien, 1980) & Das Augenspiel. Lebensgeschichte 1931-1937 (Wien, 1985). 22x14,5 cm. 393, (2, 1 blank) s. & 433, (2, 3 blanka) s. & 359, (1) s. Förlagets pappband med tryckta skyddsomslag. Omslagen lätt nötta; första volymens omslag med ett par riss. De första två volymerna med ryggändar och några pärmhörn aningen tilltryckta. I svensk översättning av Hans Levander (första och andra delen) samt Eva Liljegren (tredje delen). Fin uppsättning av Canettis självbiografiska trilogi. Första svenska utgåvan. Ur förläggaren Gerard Bonniers bibliotek och med en dedikation till honom från författaren i andra volymen, den som var aktuell vid tiden för Canettis Nobelpris. Dedikationen är troligen skriven vid Bonniers traditionella bjudning på Nedre Manilla: "Für Gerard Bonnier im denkwürdigen Bonnier-Haus / sehr herzlich von Elias Canetti / 11. Dezember 1981". Three volumes in publisher's boards with printed dustjackets. The jackets are a little worn. The jacket of the first volume has a few short tears. The first two volumes are a little bumped at spine ends and corners. A fine set of the first Swedish edition of Canetti's autobiography. Inscribed by Canetti to the Swedish publisher Gerard Bonnier. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Patrik Andersson, Antikvariat.]
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        Problemi di Architettura Sintesi Storica e Proposta di Metodo per Chi la Studia, per Chi la Fa, per Chi la Usa

      EDIZIONI CALDERINI, BOLOGNA 1979 - ITALIANO Brossura editoriale illustrata con titolo al piatto e al dorso, copertina morbida patinata con segni di uso, scritta omaggio al piatto anteriore e tracce di fioritura presenti anche alle prime ed alle ultime carte, data e dedica a penna all'occhietto, pagine lievemente ingiallite ben conservate, volume corredato con 240 figure in nero nel testo

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        Ensemble de lettres et photos de Prix Nobel de Chimie.

      - 7 photos signées (3), pièce signée et lettres dactylographiées signées (3) In-4 et in-8 1979-2000 bon Ensemble de pièces signées par des lauréats du Prix Nobel de Chimie : Ilya Prigogine (1917/2000), P.N. (1977) : photo signée. Paul Berg (né en 1926), P.N. (1980) : photo signée. Alan Jay Heeger (né en 1936), P.N. (2000) : photo signée. Georg Wittig (1897/1987), P.N. (1979) : tiré à part d'un article scientifique avec signature autographe sur la page de titre. Gerhard Herzberg (1904/1999), P.N. (1971) : lettre signée (envoi d'une brochure (jointe), enveloppe jointe, en-tête du Conseil national de recherches du Canada) ; au dos, photocopie d'une lettre du Prix Nobel Geoffrey Wilkinson. Henry Taube (1915/2005), P.N. (1983) : lettre signée (envoi d'un article, en-tête de la Stanford University). Geoffrey Wilkinson (1921/1996), P.N. (1973) : lettre signée (envoi d'un article, en-tête de l'Imperial College of Science and Technology). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Interview Magazine: July 1979

      New York: Interview Enterprises 1979 - First Edition. Folio. Volume IX, No. 7, July 1979 issue of Interview Magazine with Vitas Gerulaitis on the cover. SIGNED by both Andy Warhol and Truman Capote, who is interviewed in this issue. Vertical fold as usual, staples pulling, pages a little brittle; a very good copy in illustrated newsprint wrappers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        WORD DREAMS I.

      [Altadena, CA]: Libra Press, [1979]. - Folio (42.5 x 35 cm). Loose sheets laid into suede-like material over boards folding case. Some tissue interleaves wrinkled, else fine in publisher's plastic sleeve. First edition. Comprised of nine color silkscreens, finished by hand with color pencil, incorporating image and text, plus title and colophon. One of forty-five numbered copies printed on BFK Rives, signed by the artist/author on the title and colophon, and with each of the prints numbered and signed as well.

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        Broca’s Brain: Reflections on the Romance of Science.

      New York: Random House, 1979. First edition of this work, in which Sagan explores and explains a mind-boggling future of intelligent robots and extraterrestrial life and its consequences. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Carl Sagan on the half-title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Jon Lomberg. Jacket design by Robert Aulicino. Uncommon signed. Broca's Brain is a collection of essays written by astrophysicist Carl Sagan. Its chapters were originally articles published between 1974 and 1979 in various magazines, including The Atlantic Monthly, The New Republic, Physics Today, Playboy and Scientific American. The title essay is named in honor of the French physician, anatomist and anthropologist, Paul Broca (1824-1880). He is best known for his discovery that different functions are assigned to different parts of the brain. He believed that by studying the brains of cadavers and correlating the known experiences of the former owners of the organs, human behavior could eventually be discovered and understood. To that end, he saved hundreds of human brains in jars of formalin; among the collection is his own neural organ. When Sagan finds it in Musee de l'Homme, he poses questions that challenge some core ideas of human existence such as "How much of that man known as Paul Broca can still be found in this jar?" - a question that evokes both religious and scientific argument.

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        Typed letter signed while Prime Minister with autograph salutation and subscription to D. S. McDermid (Margaret, 1925-2013, Britain's first Woman Prime Minister)

      1979 - thanking him for "writing to thank you so much for all you did during my visit to your Hotel last Saturday .", thanking him for the excellent lunch and asking him to pass the message on to the staff, 1 side 4to., with original envelope, 15th May Written 11 days after winning the 1979 election.

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        Acorde

      Paris, R.L.D. 1979 - sehr guter Zustand 20 lose Bogen, 1 sign. Gouache, 2 (1 num.) sign. Rad. von Vicente Rojo sowie 9 mont. unterschiedl. gefalt. Papierformen. Chemise in Olwd.-Mappe u. Olwd.-Schuber. Eines von 15 (ges. 150) num. Ex. der Vorzugsausg. auf starkem Bütten mit orig. Beilagen; mit Signatur der Verf. - Das Künstlerbuch geht insbesondere auf Papierformen und Farbklänge ein, die materiellen Wirkungen durch Prägung verstärkt. Kl.-Fol.

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        PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Franklin Library

      Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. 1979. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. Owner pressed in stamp. ; The Collector's Library of the World's Best-Loved Books. a Limited Edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        A carte scoperte Corsivi 1979

      ROMA: EDITORI RIUNITI, 1979. IED. Brossurato. BUONO. 12 18,5. USATO

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        Doctor Benway, a Passage from Naked Lunch (inscribed to Allen Ginsberg - ?)

      Santa Barbara: Bradford Morrow, 1979. First printing. Paperback. New. First edition, 1979, of 500 total copies, this is one of 324 numbered copies in wraps (no. 459). Near fine in gray-blue pictorial wraps, one tiny tear to rear cover. Inscribed, 'For Allen who made _everything_ possible. William S. Burroughs. Feb 5, 1914' and with 'Allen Ginsberg Rec'd Feb 8, 1984 DYC' at bottom of page. The signatures look authentic to us, and it was purchased from a dealer in Denver (Ian Richardson) who may have acquired it from one of the Naropa folk, but Richardson is not an ABAA member so we offer no absolute gurantees on this one. Looks good, though.

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        The 50th Anniversary of the Whitney Museum of American Art (Double Flag)

      1979 - "The 50th Anniversary of the Whitney Museum of American Art (Double Flag)" by Jasper Johns, Unsigned Lithograph printed in 1979 from an edition size of 5000. The overall size of the Lithograph is 46 x 30 inches. The condition of this piece has been graded as A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Here is some supplemental information about the Lithograph: Exhibition poster for the 50th Anniversary of "The Whitney Museum of American Art".Some small breaks on the edges.

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        My People, The Bloods

      Glenbow-Alberta Institute/Blood Tribal Council, Calgary/Standoff 1979 - Paper-covered boards with gilt lettering. xi, 146 pages. Introduction by Dempsey. Photos. Jacket has a couple of tiny chips and tears. Contents clean and tight. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        James Bond And Moonraker - HIGH GRADE

      Jonathan Cape (U.K.) 1979 - CHRISTOPHER WOOD - JAMES BOND AND MOONRAKER, published by UK publisher Jonathan Cape, copyright 1979, First Printing ("First Published 1979" at top of copyright page with no reference to subsequent printings or a month of printing), white endpapers, black board with gold gilt lettering on spine. NOTE - CHRISTOPHER WOOD WAS THE SCREEN WRITER FOR THE MOVIE AND WAS THEN TASKED TO ADAPT HIS SCREENPLAY INTO A NOVEL (WHICH HE HAD ALSO DONE TWO YEARS BEFORE WITH "THE SPY WHO LOVED ME" MOVIE). THIS BOOK WAS ONLY PUBLISHED IN HARDCOVER IN THE U.K. WITH A SMALL PRINT RUN - MOST COPIES WERE SOLD TO LIBRARIES AND THE FEW CLEAN COPIES THAT STILL EXIST ARE PRIMARILY IN THE HANDS OF DIE-HARD COLLECTORS, WHICH MAKES BOTH THIS BOOK AND "THE SPY WHO LOVED ME" BOTH QUITE DIFFICULT TO FIND, PARTICULARLY IN HIGH GRADE. Book has no creased page corners, barest hint of dust soiling to outer page edges which are still white (no age darkening/foxing), no former ownership markings or used bookstore stamps/stickers inside, clean endpapers with no scotch tape marks or erasures, no internal hinge splitting, no wear to board edges, corners or spine tips, no bumped board corners, no soiling/markings to boards, no wear/oxidizing to gilt spine lettering. Dust Jacket has no chipping, tearing or creasing, virtually no wear to spine tips, no wear to front flap crease, no wear to left/right on spine, no edge wear, no spine sun darkening, no foxing to panels or spine, no dust rubbing to panels or spine, no soiling/staining to panels or spine. BOOK AND DUST JACKET LOOK LIKE THEY WERE PRINTED YESTERDAY. Overall a N-FINE book in N-FINE condition dust jacket (not price clipped) of a Ian Fleming related James Bond 1st UK printing hardcover book. I have a number of other U.S. and U.K. Ian Fleming James Bond 1st printing hardcover appearances up for sale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Our Day And Generation

      U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster 1979 - A fine first edition in a fine dust jacket, inscribed by Kennedy in 1982 and also signed by Tip O'Neill, on the front free endpaper. Complete row of numbers to 1 on the copyright page and original price of $12.95 on the front flap. A collection of extracts from Kennedy's speeches, published in 1979, a year after he reached his Senate peak as Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. This book was clearly a calculated part of his effort in 1979 and 1980 to run for President of the United States. After years of delay in the shadow of the Chappaquiddick tragedy in 1969, Kennedy finally decided to seek the Democratic nomination in the 1980 presidential election by launching an unusual, insurgent campaign against the incumbent Carter, a member of his own party. A midsummer 1978 poll had shown Democrats preferring Kennedy over Carter by a 5-to-3 margin. During spring and summer 1979, as Kennedy deliberated whether to run (and published this book of his speeches), Carter was not intimidated despite his 28 percent approval rating, saying publicly: "If Kennedy runs, I'll whip his ass." And he did. Kennedy formally announced his campaign on November 7, 1979, at Boston's Faneuil Hall. He had already received substantial negative press from a rambling response to the question "Why do you want to be President?" during an interview with Roger Mudd of CBS News broadcast a few days earlier. More importantly, Kennedy's disgraceful behavior at Chappaquiddick 10 years earlier came back to haunt him. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Desert Images: An American Landscape

      New York: A Chanticleer Press Edition, 1979. First edition. Hardcover. David Muench. SIGNED. 238pp. Folio [43.5 cm] Tan cloth covered boards with a bold orange ink stamped title on the spine. In a matching tan and orange printed cloth covered slipcase. The book is in very good plus condition. There is a very small old price sticker on the front free endpaper, and there is a minor amount of staining on this page as well. Else, the pages are very clean. The slipcase is in very good condition, with areas of minimal soiling. The cloth is frayed along the edges. Signed, and dated "Salt Lake City, March 1985," by Edward Abbey on the title page, and signed by David Muench on the contents page. A charming work by Edward Abbey with striking photographs by David Muench.

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        Réunion d'autographes d'écrivains américains contemporains.

      - 15 pièces autographes signées, billets autographes signés, pièces signées et photos signées Divers 1979-1980 La plupart avec enveloppes. bon Courts billets en réponses à des demandes d'autographes par Robert Penn Warren, Paul Weiss, Elisabeth Yates, Irwing Wallace, Léon Uris, William Styron, Frank G. Slaughter, Erich Segal (photo signée), William Manchester, Norman Mailer, Arthur Laurents, Allen Ginsberg, Shelby Foote, Ken Follett, James Cagney (jolie photo signée). Poète américain, membre fondateur de la Beat generation. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        VANGELO SECONDO MARIA

      MONDADORI, 1979. ITALIANO 0,33 Pagine brunite attorno ai testi causa tempo e qualità della carta, rilegatura editoriale cartonata, blu con titoli d'oro, scolorita ai bordi e leggermente al dorso, sovraccoperta illustrata, ingiallita e con piccoli strappetti ai bordi USATO

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        WHITE HOUSE YEARS, YEARS OF UPHEAVAL & YEARS OF RENEWAL.

      Boston / New York:: Little, Brown / Simon & Schuster. (1979 / 1982 / 1999).. First edition of each of the three equally massive volumes of his memoirs, the first of which won the National Book Award for History. Third volume SIGNED BY KISSINGER on title page. Kissinger, who won the Nobel Peace Prize then tried to return the award, has always been a controversial figure but is still sought out for his views. Each volume heavily illustrated with maps and photographs. All three with spines a little shaken as one might expect but each is still fine in fine dust jacket with the barest wear. .

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        The Land Surveyor's Daughter

      Lost Roads, Fayetteville 1979 - First edition, with errata slip. Signed on the title-page. 46pp. 8vo. FIRST BOOK, SIGNED. White wrappers, printed in red, photo on front cover. Fine First edition, with errata slip. Signed on the title-page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Michael van Mander.

      Amsterdam, De Arbeiderspers, (1979). Linnen met stofomslag. 360 p. 1e druk. Omslag op rug licht verschoten. Van de eerste oplage van 3500 exemplaren werden 65 exemplaren gebonden, genummerd en door de auteur gesigneerd. Dit is één van de 50 Arabisch genummerde en gesigneerde luxe-exemplaren, gebonden in linnen met stofomslag en voorzien van een pagina oorspronkelijk handschrift.

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        Revista CAL. Arte expresiones culturales. N°1, Junio 1979.- N°2, Julio 1979.- N°3.- N°4, Diciembre 1979. Editora Nelly Richard. Asesor artístico Carlos Leppe. Colaboradores : Carlos Altamirano - Diamela Eltit - Cristián Huneeus - Ronald Kay - Enrique Lihn - Jaime Villaseca - Raúl Zurita

      Coordinación Artística Latinoamericana, CAL, Santiago de Chile 1979 - 28,28,28,32 p. ; 28x28 cms.,ilustraciones b/n (A-263-GR-23) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Livingstone Mint : The Rhodesian Honours and Awards - A Perfect Reproduction in Miniature

      Livingstone Mint, 1979. Limited. As New/No Jacket. A collection of the 45 reproduction (and in miniature) medals and badges of Honour and Award issued by the Rhodesian State. The medals and badges are housed in a hand-made polished and inlaid mahogany casket. This has a let-down lid with key. Inside of the lid has a brass plague with an engravure indicating "The Livingstone Mint Rhodesian Honours and Awards Set No. 336" of a limited issue of 500 sets. Inserted is a "Livingstone Mint" coin/ medallion. There are four draws. Each are lined with Rhodesian green padded velvet. They are arranged by hierarchy. They are secured pinned. They are in immaculate condition. Each draw display is further protected by a layer of card. Accompanying the set is a small booklet with colour illustrations and a list/ description of each award and honour. The booklet is a little worn and marked from handling. This is a set in EXCELLENT condition. Please note that this is a very heavy item which may incur further delivery costs. fk

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        The Moviegoer

      Alfred Knopf 1979 - Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1979. Signed by Walker Percy on the title page. The signature is guaranteed to be authentic. Eleventh Printing of the First Edition. Book Condition: Near Fine, light shelf wear, gift inscription at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, price clipped, shelf wear. Wrapped in a new mylar cover. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        2 Bücher John Wayne und seine Filme Encyclopedia of Western Movies Filme

      unbekannt, 1979. gebundene Ausgabe - zwei Bücher -1. Die weltberühmten Citadel-Filmbücher bei Goldmann John Wayne und seine Filme - von Mark Ricci ...., von 1979, 283 Seiten, durchgängig illustriert, Taschenbuch2. The Encyclopedia of Western Movies - - mit Schutzumschlag, von Phil Hardy, 450 Illustrations in Colour and Black and White, Hardcover, Octopus Books, von 1985, 395 Seiten Contents: The Thirties: The Rise and Rise of the B Western The Forties: The Resurgence of the Genre The Fifties: Indians and Psychopaths - A Genre Redefined ... and many more Zum Zustand: Schutzumschlag etwas bestoßen, Rückdeckelkanten teils etwas bestoßen - beriebenSW: Filme--- Zustand: innen und außen bis auf kleinere Gebrauchsspuren gutes und sauberes Exemplar Versandkostenfreie Lieferung John Wayne Western Movies

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        A Bend in the River.

      London: Andre Deutsch, 1979. First edition of Naipaul's "brilliant novel" (The New York Times). Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "For William with all good wishes V.S. Naipaul." The recipient, William Marsden was a friend of Naipaul's for many years. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Tony Moore. In response to A Bend In the River, John Updike praised Naipaul as, "a master of fictional landscape, who here shows, in his variety of human examples and in his search for understanding social causes, a Tolstoyan spirit." Named by Modern Library as one of the 100 greatest novels of the twentieth century.

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        Remains of Elmet

      London: Rainbow Press,, 1979. Photographs by Fay Godwin. Tall quarto (290 x 233 mm). Original tree calf, titles in gilt to spine, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in the publisher's brown cloth slipcase. Title page printed in brown and black. With 4 plates from photographs. A fine copy. Signed limited edition, number 44 of 70 copies signed by both the author and the photographer, printed on hand-made paper and bound thus. A further 110 copies were issued signed solely by Hughes and bound in quarter buckram. In this work Hughes, responding to Godwin's photographs, "returned to his roots and evoked the spirit of the Calder valley" (ODNB).

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        ATTI DELLA ACCADEMIA PELORITANA DEI PERICOLANTI ANNO ACCADEMICO CCXLIX LETTERE FILOSOFIA E BELLE ARTI

      ACCADEMIA PELORITANA DEI PERICOLANTI, MESSINA 1979 - CLASSE DI LETTERE FILOSOFIA E BELLE ARTI ITALIANO Vol. LV della collana, brossura editoriale grigia, con titoli neri, leggermente ingiallita al dorso e con minime tracce d'uso, pagine brunite attorno ai testi causa tempo, in italiano con parti di testo in latino

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        L' amica delle mogli - Non si sa come - Sogno ( ma forse no )

      MILANO: ARNOLDO MONDADORI EDITORE, 1979. IED. Brossurato. BUONO. 11 18,5. Oscar Mondadori Poesia e teatro USATO

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        [Manuscript]: Selected Translations 1948-1968

      New York: Atheneum, 1979. Fine. Typescript copy. Loose quarto sheets. 134pp. Near fine with a light wear and oxidation marks on the first sheet. Accompanied by a TNS from Atheneum poetry editor Harry Ford to Daniel Hoffman: "Here's the typescript copy of Bill Merwin's book of translations which we'll be publishing in September. I hope you will find it interesting and useful." Hoffman served as the Consultant in Poetry of the Library of Congress (the equivalent of the United States Poet Laureate) in 1973-1974 and published several additional books of poetry and literary scholarship. Hoffman appears to have typed a three-page table of contents on the rectos of Swarthmore College Library list from 1968. An interesting artifact connecting two noted American poets.

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        6 eigenh. (Bild-)Postkarten und 5 ms. Briefe mit eigenh. U.

      Ottobrunn, Honolulu, Delos u. a. O., 1970-1979. - 8 SS. (Postkarten) und 6½ SS. (Briefe). 4to und 8vo. Inhaltsreiche Briefe an den schwedischen Schriftsteller und Journalisten Ingmar Björkstén, in denen Bienek u. a. von Lesereisen, Urlauben, Begegnungen und über seine Arbeit berichtet: "Ich lese also schon die Fahnen und nächste Woche kommt bereits der Umbruch. Ende Juli ist das Buch fertig! Es heißt ‘Zeit ohne Glocken’, was zunächst metaphorisch klingt, bedeutet aber ganz konkret jene Zeit im Krieg, als die Nazis die Glocken aus den Kirchen herunterholten, für die Rüstung. Es spielt wieder alles an einem Tag, diesmal Karfreitag (23. April) 1943. Ich habe das Gefühl von den drei Romanen ist es der beste. Es gibt jedenfalls so viele verrückte, fantastische, spektakuläre, fiebrige Geschichten und Figuren, das schreibt heute niemand in Deutschland [.]" (Br. v. 8. VI. 1979). - "Inzwischen kam auch eine Roh-Übersetzung Deiner Kritik [.] Ich weiß, wie sehr sie mir genützt hat. Wenn Du einen größeren Aufsatz darüber schreibst, bitte schicke ihn mir, der Hanser-Verlag will irgendwann ein Bändchen über B[ienek] machen, da möchte ich gerne Deine Stimme dabei haben. Ja, ich muß Dir gestehen, daß ich ebenso glücklich war, einen Gesinnungsgenossen, ja einen Freund in Sachen Patrick White gefunden zu haben, darüber müssen wir noch reden [.]" (Br. v. 10. XII. 1977; Björksténs Buch über den australischen Schriftsteller und Literaturnobelpreisträger Patrick White [1912-1990] war 1973 auf Schwedisch, im selben Jahr auch in deutscher Übersetzung erschienen). - "Im Augenblick sitze ich noch an einem alten Plan: ich soll für einen hierzulande sehr bekannten Komponisten, Günther Bialas, den Eichendorffschen Taugenichts als Opernlibretto machen . das ist schwer[.] Mir schwebt so etwas vor, wie eine ‘histoire du soldat’ (den Strawinski, den kennst du sicher) . [.]" (undat. Brief). - Neben der Darstellung seiner literarischer Arbeit zeichnen sich Bieneks Briefe insbesondere durch zahlreiche homoerotische Schlüpfrigkeiten des knapp 50jährigen Dichters aus, in dessen Rückseite u. a. "der schöne Pole [.] ständig seinen zeigefinger" bohrte "als vorbote von . na von was? . einen Schwedentrunk, ich meine einen schwedenschwanz hatte ich nicht im mund, du weißt ja aus welchen gründen, und ich habe es nicht bereut, w[illy?] is the best [.]" (Br. v. 20. VIII. 1979). - Die mit zahlreichen eh. Korrekturen versehenen Briefe auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf, die Postkarten mit Ansichten von Hawaii, Delos, dem Bienek-Portrait von David Hockney sowie einer Holzplastik von Tut-Ench-Amun. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Time to Heal

      New York: Harper & Row, 1979. First Edition. Cloth. Near fine/very good. Octavo, 454pp. Gilt title on spine and replicated gilt signature on cover. Blue cloth cover. Slip case in very good condition, with small tear at top of spine. Book is signed by President Ford on frontispiece to Rev. Robert Schuller. An excellent association copy. Inscription reads: "To my very good friend, Bob Schuller, with admiration for his dedicated service and with congratulations on his effective ministry. Best regards. Gerald R. Ford."

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