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      Dublin: Andrew Carpenter, 1979. First edition. From an edition of 125, this is one of 30 copies issued in black morocco and offered for sale. Illustrated with two lithographs by Louis Le Brocquy. Signed by Heaney, Le Brocquy, Liam Miller the designer, and the publisher, Andrew Carpenter. The book was printed at the Dolmen Press. Heaney's verse retelling of a section of Dante's Inferno is one of his scarcest books, and is lacking from most Heaney collections. Small bump to spine foot, else a fine copy in black blindstamped morocco, housed in the publisher's black paper-covered slipcase with orange title label, and contained within a green cloth folding case. (Brandes & Durkan A19).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Typed letter signed

      1979 - OLMERT, Ehud. Typed letter signed. Jerusalem: November 1, 1979. Original typed letter, two leaves of stationary, each 8 by 12 inches (A4 size), staple bound, typewritten on rectos only. $2200.Original two-page letter typewritten in Hebrew and boldly signed by Knesset member Ehud Olmert, regarding Israeli abortion law. Written and signed in Hebrew.This angry two-page letter, typed on official Knesset stationery and boldly signed by Ehud Olmert, reads, in translation: "The Knesset, Member of Knesset Ehud Olmert. Jerusalem, 11 Heshvan 5740. November 1, 1979. [To] Member of Knesset Avraham Sharir, Chair, Likud Faction. The Knesset. Dear Member of Knesset Sharir, Pursuant to my letter to you dated October 30, 1979, I would like to call your attention to the following facts: A. As a Member of Knesset on behalf of the Likud faction in the Eighth Knesset, I was among the initiators of the bill permitting abortions. I was one of those who signed the bill, which eventually became law, and which included, inter alia, the clause permitting abortions in a context of social distress. B. I am not ignoring the coalition agreement which was signed between Agudat Yisrael and the Likud, and which concerns, inter alia, that law. In principle, I subscribe to the position that holds that agreements should be honored. However, in the past, in similar circumstances, the faction was always capable of taking into account the special situation of a single Member of Knesset, in the context of subjects that concern principles and conscience. C. (1) Under the present special circumstances, the consideration which is presented as most important is the fear that failure to pass the law will lead to the dissolution of the coalition agreement with Agudat Israel, and may even bring down the Government. (2) In the same context, I have been told that the Democratic faction, which includes seven Members of Knesset, including Deputy Prime Minister Yigael Yadin and Minister of Justice Shmuel Tamir, because it is not part of the aforementioned coalition agreement, will be able to vote against the aforesaid law. (3) It accordingly transpires that the vote by the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Justice may directly contribute to the fall of the Government and the dissolution of the coalition. D. With all due respect, I cannot understand how it is possible to demand that a Member of Knesset vote against his own position and principles, and at the same time, to enable senior members of Government, including the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Justice, to vote against the law, and perhaps even to bring down the Government. E. Do you really believe that my responsibility for the fate of the Government should be greater than the responsibility of senior Ministers who are members of that Government? F. With all due respect, I am not prepared to accept the position which holds that senior members of Government can be at peace with their conscience while voting against the Government, whereas I must force my own conscience so as to enable these members to hold the rope of the Government at both ends. Very truly yours, [Signed] Ehud Olmert." In addition, someone has written, in Hebrew, "Olmert" at the top of the first page in pencil, and "filing" in pen on the same page.Ehud Olmert is the 12th prime minister of Israel, having assumed the position following Ariel Sharon’s stroke in January, 2006. In his distinguished career as an Israeli politician, Olmert has been a Knesset member (beginning in 1973), Deputy Prime Minister, Finance Minister, Minister of Industry, Trade and Labor, and Mayor of Jerusalem. This letter concerns pressure Olmert was under to vote against his conscience in order to support his political party in the Knesset. The issue in question was the legalization of abortion, which Olmert supported, but which the conservative, religious political party Agudat Yisrael was against. As Agudat Yisrael and Olmert’s party (Likud) had formed a governi [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Cuba (Original screenplay for the 1979 film)

      Beverly Hills: United Artists, 1979. First Draft script for the 1979 film, SIGNED by the director Richard Lester. With three pages of synopsis laid in. A former British major lands in Cuba to train the Cuban army to resist Castro, where he encounters an old flame who is recently brushed off by her husband. Finally a strike and the overhaul by Castro causes the British and Americans to flee, leaving his girlfriend crying and facing a new Communist government. Set in Cuba, shot on location in Spain. Purple blank wrappers with die cut title window in the British style. Title page present, noted as a first draft screenplay, with credits for screenwriter Charles Wood. 131 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 129. Mechanically reproduced. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound internally with two silver brads.

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      EDITORI RIUNITI, 1979. ITALIANO 0,12 II ristampa della III edizione, presentazione e traduzione di Palmiro Togliatti, n. 2 della collana, pagine leggermente brunite da fattore tempo, fioritura ai tagli, brossura editoriale leggermente ingiallita, con sottile fioritura e con lievi segni di usura, numerazione alla copertina anteriore USATO

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        The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

      London: Arthur Barker, 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Near Fine with light rubbing to cloth at edges; in a Very Good second state dust jacket with a blank rear panel, light rubbing, light edge wear and sunning to spine and lightly along top edge. A rather handsome copy of the first British edition.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Life & Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Cruesoe of York.

      The Basilisk Press 1979 - 180 pp. Illustrated by Edward Gordon Craig, including one original print. Large 4to. Bound by Grays of Cambridge in quarter dark blue Nigerian goatskin with unbleached sailcloth sides. Fine in slipcase. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yushodo Co., Ltd.]
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        Sny o Gruzii (Grusinischer Traum - Dreams of Georgia)

      Tbilisi, Merani 1978-1979, - 540 Seiten. Roter Kunstleder-Einband mit vergold. Titel auf Deckel u. Rücken. Sehr gutes Exemplar. ru Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni Muenchen]
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        Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht und der Waffen-SS im Zweiten Weltkrieg 1939 - 1945 - Band 1 - 17 (Band 16 Teil 1 - 4 ), insgesamt 20 Bände KOMPLETT !

      Osnabrück, Biblio Verlag, 1979 - Osnabrück, Biblio Verlag, 1979 ff., Gebundene Ausgabe, Ganzleinenenband, jeder Band 350 - 450 Seiten, (Ladenpreis: 1200,00 Euro), sehr guter Zustand, wie neu (OB2044) (OB2044) Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 700 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht - Preise inkl. MwSt]
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        Collectors Stamps of Ireland (Rotographic)

      Rotographic, 1979. Paperback. Used; Acceptable. Paperback; English language; a fair reading copy; published 1979; some scuffing to covers. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        Recollections. Ten Women of Photography

      1979. First Edition . Signed. MITCHELL, Margareta K. Recollections. Ten Women of Photography. New York: Viking, (1979). Quarto, original debossed black cloth, original dust jacket. Laid-in silver gelatin print (8 by 10 inches) inscribed on the verso. $7500.First edition of this tribute to ten leading women photographers: Berenice Abbott, Ruth Bernhard, Carlotta M. Corpron, Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Nell Dorr, Toni Frissell, Laura Gilpin, Lotte Jacobi, Consuelo Kanaga and Barbara Morgan. An exceptional presentation copy warmly inscribed by six of the photographers and the author to Anna Winand, long associated with New YorkÂ’s International Center of Photography, which housed the landmark exhibit accompanying this volume: “For Anna, Why canÂ’t I have met you before this farewell. This Hail and Farewell-Nell Dorr”; “For Anna, with good wishes and love, LotteÂ’; “Carlotta M. Corpron”; “Thank you, Anna, Ruth Bernhard, Berenice Abbott”; “For Anna, All best wishes-Barbara Morgan”; “For Anna, With thanks for your presence at ICP! Love from Margaretta.” This copy also with a laid-in silver gelatin print (8 by 10 inches), with “Berenice Abbott” inscribed on the verso by Winand.“Women have been active in photography from its inception,” yet it was not until the 1970s that questions arose about “their relative absence from the principal histories” and major exhibits (Lenman, 688). Leading that reappraisal was a pioneering 1979 exhibit at New YorkÂ’s International Center of Photography (ICP), which showcased ten of the living women photographers celebrated in Recollections, published in conjunction with the exhibit. This handsome volume highlights Berenice AbbottÂ’s New York cityscapes, Ruth BernhardÂ’s evocative nudes, Carlotta CorpronÂ’s luminous studies of light, Louise Dahl-WolfÂ’s crisp fashion photography, Nell DorrÂ’s poetic views of parenthood, Toni FrissellÂ’s powerful coverage of WWII, Laura GilpinÂ’s compelling images of the American Southwest, Consuelo KanagaÂ’s striking work during the Great Depression, Lotte JacobiÂ’s iconic portraiture and Barbara MorganÂ’s sublime images of modern dance. With over 180 photogravure plates; text by Mitchell. With a superb laid-in silver gelatin print inscribed “Berenice Abbott” by Winand on the verso. This rare presentation copy is from the library of Anna Winand, a leading New York critic long affiliated with International Center of Photography.Images fine and bright, light edge-wear to about-fine book; light edge-wear to near-fine dust jacket. An extraordinary presentation copy.

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        Occupate e casalinghe Un'indagine svolta a Palermo

      Editori Riuniti - Roma, 1979. ITALIANO 0,28 Buono stato, coperta in cartoncino, grafica in rilievo su piatto anteriore, impostazione grafica di Pino Tovaglia, accenno di fioritura sparsa, talloncino adesivo con cifra su piatto anteriore, tracce di sporco, cerniera stretta, tagli e margini delle pagine leggermente bruniti. Su frontespizio timbro "Campioni Gratuiti". Con la collaborazione di Daniela Moggi, Anna Mosca, Anna Pisciotta. XXIII volume della collana La questione femminile. I edizione. USATO

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        Illuminations Arthur Rimbaud V.

      Radierung signiert 1979 - Ex. E.A. Aufl. 170, 33 x 25 cm Schm

      [Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Goyert]
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        [A Group of Letters, Signed, to Critic Leonard Lyons and Sylvia Lyons, with Retained Copy of a Typed Letter to Orville Faubus]

      New Yotk, Bermuda, and n.p., 1979. Consisting of: 4 typed letters, signed, 2 autograph letters, signed, a typed note, signed, an autograph note, signed, and an autograph postcard, signed ("Anita"). Octavo and 12mo, several on Loos's hot pink letterhead, three with original mailing envelopes. Some minor wear and creases from having been mailed, but very good. A sequence of friendly notes and letters from Loos to theatrical critic Leonard Lyons, and his wife, Sylvia Lyons, reading in part: "[30 Nov. 1959] I did not see anything offensive in your story about Gladys's mamma, and I tried to explain to Gladys that the story was a rib at television and not at all directed toward her mamma. However, people are touchy these days ... The whole thing will soon blow over. It was wonderful seeing you and Sylvia on your wedding anniversary ..."; "[23 Jan. 1964] I'm off to Jolie Gabor's Beauty Farm to recuperate from the Arthur Miller play and will call you on return ..."; "[5 Dec. 1966] I believe our Gladys has established some sort of a record by having two books dedicated to her in one season. The latest is Burt Blechman's new novel Maybe. Its dedication reads 'To Anita, Gladys and Miss Moore.' Seeing that I dedicated my own book to her, doesn't this rather mean that Mme. Gladys deKalb is a later-day ... Mme de Stael?"; "[13 Nov. 1967] When you offered us the honor of taking Mrs. Eban to the Plaza Hotel, Dick [Coe] and I were on the spot because ... [the Lowes] had told us to be waiting for Carol directly in front of the stage-door because she would be pulled apart by a mob of fans. As a matter of fact we got to the stage-door just in time to rescue her ... [W]hen we explained the incident to Carol, she gave us hell for not taking you to the Plaza. So we really committed two Faux Pas instead of one ... [O]ur Miss Moore will open on December 7th in Nutcracker with the New York City Ballet Company. To begin her career at nine in a Balanchine production isn't too bad, is it?"; "[30 Jan. 1970] This is to ask if we may add your name to our glamorous Committee for a Supper-Dance to be given May 7th at the Museum ... The ... exhibit ... will honor the Stars of the Theatre, past, present and future. Nedda Harrigan Logan is our Honorary Chairwoman; Ruth Gordon and I, co-Chairwomen. It will be the first big party of Spring; on that night all Broadway will move to Fifth Avenue, and there will be champagne ... You will really have no duties except to lend your name and be proud of the company it keeps ..." Also included is a carbon copy (unsigned) of a jesting typed letter from Loos to Governor Faubus of Little Rock, Arkansas, explaining the history of how an article by H.L. Mencken prompted her to choose "... Little Rock as the birthplace of my ignoramus heroine of 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes' ... because I wanted her to come from the lowest possible stratum of intelligence. I thought these good old times were long past and that in spite of everything the Arkansans had learned to read and write and when, today on the front pages of all New York papers, there appeared that historic sign in which the word 'government' is misspelled, I realize the good old days are still with you. I am sure this makes you very happy, so I send my congratulations."

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      First edition of which there were no large paper copies.Autograph inscription signed and dated by Emil Michel Cioran to Geneviève Dormann : "... je suis hélas au régime!" Gallimard Paris 1979 14x20,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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      GUIDA EDITORI, NAPOLI 1979 - ITALIANO Brossura editoriale leggermente scolorita, ingiallita al dorso ed al lato posteriore e con lieve fioritura, pagine leggermente brunite ai bordi da fattore tempo

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Legends of the Fall (Signed First Edition)

      New York: Delecorte Press, 1979. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. A collection of three novellas. The title novella was the basis for the beautifully filmed movie with Anthony Hopkins, Brad Pitt, Aidan Quinn, and Julia Ormond. The first novella in the book, "Revenge" was also made into a movie with Anthony Quinn, Kevin Costner and Madeleine Stowe. A very good copy with some foxing to the top of the page edges and a faint moisture stain to the base of the spine in a very good dust jacket with some light soiling, a crease to the rear flap and some minor moisture staining to the base of the spine. Signed and generically inscribed by Harrison on the half title page along with his self caricature drawing. Uncommon with a drawing.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Lateinisches hexameter lexicon otto schumann munchen

      1979. 5 volumi Rigida Nuovi

      [Bookseller: Libreria Fabiocomics]
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        Bibliotheca Belgica. Bibliographie g

      - Bruxelles, Culture et civilisation, 1979 (Reprint 1964, 1970). Cloth. Illustrations. *traces of librarysticker on spines, librarysticker verso frontovers, librarystamp verso title page, spines volume 1 and 6 slightly damaged, otherwise good condition* Volume 1: A-C, Volume 2: D-E, Volume 3: F-L, Volume 4: M-R, Volume 5: S-Z, Volume 6: Supplement. Index [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Isis]
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        Grenz- und Regierungsstadt Schneidem

      4, 287 Seiten mit sehr zahlr. auch vielen farbigen Abbildungen und einigen Beilagen, farbig illustr. Originalleinen mit farbig illustr. Originalumschlag dieser mit ganz leichten Gebrauchssp. sonst sehr guter Zustand - 1979. a93284

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht - Preis inkl. MwSt.]
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        Odyssee. Die Heimkehr. Gesänge XIII - XXIV. Mit den Holzschnitten von Gerhard Marcks.

      (Starnberg, Josef Keller, 1979). . [Odyssea, dt.]. - Nr 278 von 300 Exemplaren in Leinwand (GA: 330), im Druckvermerk vom Künstler SIGNIERT. Gedruckt von den Originalstöcken auf schwerem Bütten mit dem Namenszug von Gerhard Marcks als Wasserzeichen, einer Sonderanfertigung der Hahnemühle und gesetzt aus der leichten Helvetica der Schriftgießerei D.Stempel AG. Den Prägestempel für den Einband (stilisiertes Flechtwerk) entwarf Gerhard Marcks. - Mit einer Holzschnitt-Tafel als Beigabe: Der Sauhirt Eumäos vor seiner Hütte (s. Gesang 14). - Einband tls. leicht gebräunt, sonst gutes, sauberes Exemplar

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Pabel]
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        Vue generale les Farjons.

      Oel auf Leinwand umseitig signiert datiert und betitelt 1979 - 50 x 60 cm OE 79020 ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

      [Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Goyert]
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        Privileg Venusgeist - Perry Rhodan

      E.Pabel, 1979 - 143 Seiten, 18cm Exemplar in gutem Zustand, Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, K12486 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 98 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel]
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        Zum Schweigen der Schrift oder die Sprachlosigkeit. [ZERO/NUL].

      St. Gallen - Lage/Lippe, Erker-Verlag - Edition Haberbeck, 1979. Plywood slipcase including wooden drawer, 50 x 49,8 x 2,7 cms., containing a text-sheet by Eugen Gomringer, 3 sheets with handwritten texts in facsimile, 17 (18) offset lithographs after photo's by L. Wolleh of which 13 manually embellished with white paint in screenprint, all of 18 prints signed 'Uecker' in pencil on the reverse. Extra: one sheet with handwritten text 'Uecker 1978' in facsimile extensively dedicated and signed in pencil by Uecker: 'In Freundschaft für Freddy de Vree von Günther Uecker'. *Freddy de Vree (Antwerp, 1939 ? Antwerp 2004) was Belgian poet, essayist and radio program maker. Lacking colophon sheet, otherwise in mint condition. Uecker, Günther.

      [Bookseller: Luïscius Books]
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        Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht und der Waffen-SS im Zweiten Weltkrieg 1939 - 1945 - Band 1 - 17 (Band 16 Teil 1 - 4 ), insgesamt 20 Bände KOMPLETT !

      Osnabrück, Biblio Verlag, 1979 ff., Gebundene Ausgabe, Ganzleinenenband, jeder Band 350 - 450 Seiten, (Ladenpreis: 1200,00 Euro), sehr guter Zustand, wie neu (OB2044) (OB2044)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht - Preis inkl. MwSt.]
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        Readings: Het Coney Island van Siet Zutderland.

      Amsterdam, Total Design, 1979. Box, red cardboard cloth-covered boards with letterpress-title, 52 x 67 x 3,7 cms., containing: one sheet with text by J. Bernlef, titled "Het Coney Island van Siet Zuyderland", and 8 color lithographs approx. in the size of the box. Each lithograph titled 'Reading' I to VIII (number VIII framed), signed and numbered '13/60' in pencil, in an edition of 60 copies. One lithograph framed (as issued). Typographic Design by Anthon Beeke/Total Design. Fine set. Zuyderland, Siet.

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        The Snow Leopard.

      Chatto & Windus. London. 1979 - First impression in dustwrapper. Publisher's promotional leaflet loosely inserted. Signed by Peter Matthiessen to the title page. Wrapper price-clipped otherwise no faults. A superb copy of Matthiessen's thoughtful narrative, in part travelogue, in part metaphor; a search for the elusive Snow Leopard in the high places of the Himalaya. A meditation on loss and redemption; a pilgrimage of the heart and perhaps Matthiessen's masterpiece. One of the great works of twentieth-century literature. A lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Cornell]
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        Duhring Duhring. Nous étions contre le pouvoir des mots. Contre le pouvoir.

      Sans lieu, Editions Inconnues, 1979 - In-folio [258 X 415 mm.] de 64 pages. 3456 visages -icônes et anonymes- déchirés verticalement, et dont les yeux ont été remplacés par un mot : anarchie, théorie, siècle, base, contradiction, etc. Imprimé à 5000 exemplaires, l’essentiel du tirage fut détruit dans un incendie. Exemplaire ordinaire [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Lecointre-Drouet]
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        The Trilogy in Five Parts' Hitch Hiker's/Restaurant/Life/So Long/Mostly First UK Editions

      Barker/Heinemann, 1979 Consisting of five first edition, first printings: 'Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy' a first edition, first printing published by Arthur Barker in 1979. A near fine book without inscriptions. In a near fine second issue wrapper with the blue rear panel and no price. A little rubbed to the corners. 'The Restaurant at the End of the Universe' a first printing published by Arthur Barker in 1980. A very good+ book. In a very good+ unpriced/unclipped wrapper with some light wear to the top edge. 'Life, The Universe and Everything' a first printing published by Arthur Barker in 1982. A near fine book (a little previous owner's stamp tot the front endpaper) - no inscriptions, in a fine unclipped wrapper. 'So Long and Thanks for All the Fish' a first printing published by Pan Books in 1984. A very good+ book without inscriptions in a very good unclipped wrapper with the hologram to the front panel. 'Mostly Harmless' a first printing published by Heinemann in 1992. A near fine book in unclipped wrapper. Rarely offered as a set.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

      London: Arthur Barker Limited, 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Near Fine with a light shelf lean, light bruising at spine ends and light bumping to corners, small patch of wear to front paste down; in a Near Fine second state dust jacket with the rear panel blank, light rubbing and light surface wear, light wear at corners and spine ends, and virtually no fading to the spine panel. A rather handsome copy of the first British edition.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Porte Provence I.

      Oel auf Leinwand 1979 - 65 x 65 cm OE 79110 ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

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        Neue Straße.

      Aquarell mit Zeichnung Blei- und Farbstift rückseitig signiert und betitelt 1979 - 70 x 100 cm ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

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        THE STUDIO (Pristine Signed First Edition)

      Dragon's Dream, Netherlands 1979 - Dragon's Dream, Holland. 1979. First edition. A large volume showcasing the art of four of the biggest names in cover art and comics back in the day. This is an immaculate copy of a large limp-back book with pristine, sharp wrappers, an unblemished spine and clean pages. The book itself is signed by Jones Wrightson (who also dates it "79"), and Windsor-Smith, but it also comes with a bookplate signed by all four (and dated by two of the artists). The book was signed on the 27th of October 1979, during a signing session in London. AS NEW. Additional postage may be charged for this large, awkward item. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fine Edition Books]
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        El pupilaje del Domine Cabra. Con 10 litografias originales en colores, directamente realizadas sobre piedra, dos aguafuertes e introduccion por Luis Garcia ochoa. Transicion final por Rafael Casariego

      Arte y Bibliofilia, Colección Tiempo para la Alegría, Madrid 1979 - carpeta en tela editorial muy bien conservada edición numerada. . 52 págs.

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        The Right Stuff

      first edition. NY, Farra Straus Giroux, 1979, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Wolfe writes about the inner world of the early astronauts and the human dimension of how their wives and families dealt with the unknowns and dangers, both of rocket flights and the fame that followed, source for the 1983 film that starred Ed Harris, Scott Glenn, Sam Shepard, Fred Ward, Dennis Quaid, and Barbara Hershey, bookplate Signed by Tom Wolfe affixed to front free endpaper, this is a unique copy, laid in loosely is a color photo of astronaut John Glenn in his space suit Inscribed by him, plus a color photo of astronaut Scott Signed by him, plus an Inscribed photo of Bill Conti who did the music for the film, plus an Inscribed card from actress Kathy Baker who played Louise Shepard, Alan Shepard's wife, plus an Inscribed card by Eric Sevareid, the CBS newsman who appears in the film, plus other color photos Inscribed by two other actors in the film, Jeff Goldblum and David Clennon. Barely discernible owner's name, very slight foxing to text block edges, else fine.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman]
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        It's great to be popular" - SIGNED PRINT

      - Large printed green and black card calendar page removed from the 1979 Peanuts Date Book, reading "It's great to be popular!", signed by Charles Schultz in black ink upper left, minor wear, small pinholes to top left and right corners, 26 x 33cm , 1979. Written and illustrated by Charles M. Schulz, the syndicated daily and Sunday American comic strip Peanuts ran from October 2, 1950, to February 13, 2000 (the day after Schulz's death), continuing in reruns afterward. The strip is considered to be one of the most popular and influential in the history of the medium, with 17,897 strips published in all, making it "arguably the longest story ever told by one human being", according to Professor Robert Thompson of Syracuse University. At its peak, Peanuts ran in over 2,600 newspapers, with a readership of 355 million in 75 countries, and was translated into 21 languages.

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        Granta. A Magazine of New Writing. Issues 1 - 20.

      Granta. Cambridge and London 1979 - Publisher's printed wraps, as issued. All copies in Fine to near Fine condition. The first twenty issues of the most influential literary magazine of the last quarter-century; from its inception Granta featured the best of contemporary literary prose, travel writing and cultural commentary. Bill Buford and Pete de Bolla first published this 'New Series' whilst at King's College, Cambridge, in 1979; although their magazine had little in common with its older namesake. Their editorial policy ensured the early inclusion of new work from some of the best contemporary writers: issue three featured substantial portions of Salman Rushdie's as yet unpublished 'Midnight's Children' and Russell Hoban's 'Ridley Walker,' both novels to appear later that year. The original editions of the first three issues were not robust productions and are now uncommon; despite one (albeit very small) reprinting, that of the the first issue is of such scarcity that we have handled only two copies in the past two decades (the copy in this set is near-fine and is exceptionally scarce in such condition.) ISSUE 1: 'New American Writing' [Second printing, Autumn 1979]: contributions from Susan Sontag & Joyce Carol Oates et al; ISSUE 2, 'The Portage to San Christobel of A.H.' [First printing]: includes contributions from George Steiner, Walter Abish & John Barth; ISSUE 3: 'The End of the English Novel' [First printing]: includes contributions from Salman Rushdie, Angela Carter, Russell Hoban, Emma Tennant & Alan Sillitoe; ISSUE 4, 'Beyond the Publishing Crisis' [First printing]: includes contributions from Martin Amis, Blake Morrison, Raymond Carver & Mario Vargas Llosa; ISSUE 5, 'The Modern Common Wind' [First printing]: includes contributions from Don Bloch, Russell Hoban (twice), Susan Sontag & T. Coaghessan Boyle; ISSUE 6, 'A Literature for Politics' [First printing]: includes contributions from Milan Kundera, Ariel Dorfman, Uwe Johnson, Jeremy Seabrook & Nadime Gordimer; ISSUE 7, 'Best of Young British Novelists' [First printing]: includes contributions from Pat Barker, Julian Barnes, William Boyd, Kazuo Ishiguro, Adam Mars-Jones, Ian McEwan, Shiva Naipaul, Salman Rushdie, Graham Swift & Rose Tremain; ISSUE 8, 'Dirty Realism: New Writing from America' [First printing]: includes contributions from Michael Herr, Russell Hoban, Richard Ford, Raymond Carver, Tobias Wolff, Angela Carter & Todd McEwen; ISSUE 9, 'Boris' [First printing]: includes contributions from G. Cabrera Infante, Russell Hoban, John Berger, Gabriel Garia Marquez, Mario Vargas Llosa, Patrick Marnham, Don McCullin, Sheila Rowbotham & Graham Swift; ISSUE 10, 'Travel Writing' [First printing]: includes contributions from Gabriel Garia Marquez, Russell Hoban, Jonathan Raban, James Fenton, Redmond O'Hanlon, Colin Thubron, Martha Gellhorn, Bruce Chatwin, Richard Holmes, Norman Lewis, Saul Bellow, Patrick Marnham, Jan Morris, Paul Theroux & William Weaver; ISSUE 11, 'Greetings from Prague' [First printing]: includes contributions from Ian McEwan, Milan Kundera, Salman Rushdie, Martha Gellhorn, Gabriel Garia Marquez, Mario Vargas Llosa, Don DeLillo, Redmond O'Hanlon & Ariel Dorfman; ISSUE 12, 'The True Adventures of the Rolling Stones' [First printing]: includes contributions from Raymond Carver, Richard Ford, Jayne Anne Phillips, David Caute, Gunter Grass, Gabriel Garia Marquez, Bernard Crick, David Lodge & Mario Vargas Llosa; ISSUE 13, 'After the Revolution' [First printing]: includes contributions from Milan Kundera, Josef Skvorecky, James Fenton, Edward Said, Someth May, John Berger, Doris Lessing, Anita Brookner, Martin Amis, Russell Hoban & Timothy Garton-Ash; ISSUE 14, 'Autobiography' [First printing]: includes contributions from Norman Lewis, Raymond Carver, Beryl Bainbridge, Doris Lessing, William Boyd & Don McCullin; ISSUE 15, 'The Fall of Saigon' [First printing]: includes contributions from George Steiner, Nadine Gordimer, Gunter Grass, Salman Rushdie, John Berger, Ryszard Kapuscinski, [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Cornell]
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        Francis Bacon

      London: Thames and Hudson,, 1979. Octavo. Original pictorial wrappers, titles to spine and front cover white and grey. With 175 illustration including 37 in colour. Very light rubbing to bottom tip of front cover, an excellent copy. First revised edition, first impression, published as part of the World of Art series. Presentation copy inscribed by the artist in purple Sharpie on the half-title, "To David Barnett, with all best wishes, Francis Bacon".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Henri Cartier-Bresson: Photographer.

      Boston: New York Graphic Society,, 1979. Foreword by Yves Bonnefoy. Quarto. Original cream cloth, titles to spine gilt, to front cover stamped in blind. With the dust jacket. With 155 duotone illustrations. Light offsetting to endpapers, an excellent copy, in the jacket with light nicks and peeling to laminate at edges. First US edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the artist on the front free endpaper verso, "a Ruta, Très affectueusement, Henri". Originally published in France earlier the same year.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      New York: Andy Warhol Books/Grosset & Dunlap, A Filmways Company,, 1979. Photographs by Andy Warhol. Text by Andy Warhol with Bob Colacello. Quarto. Original black cloth, titles to spine silver, index endpapers. With the pictorial dust jacket. Illustrations throughout. Spine little rolled, binding slightly shaken, tanning to edges of boards. A very good copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with a couple of short tears and a tiny chip to the tanned spine. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the artist on the half-title: "To Joe and John, love Andy Warhol" with a drawing underneath, additionally signed by Warhol on the dust jacket. Warhol's collection of 360 pictures of celebrities.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Zooführer (Nashörner) 4th rev. Edition

      San Diego 1979 - 28,5 x 22,8 cm 64 Seiten 350 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Schueling Buchkurier]
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      Galleria Ferrari, Verona, 1979. Doppia immagine incollata su supporto in plastica a forma di V, con copertura in cartone articolata in tre pezzi legati tra loro da laccetti. Immagine di 45x11 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo. Marinus Boezem (Leerdam, 1934) è un artista olandese. È conosciuto per le sue sculture, installazioni e opere concettuali. Ha realizzato molte opere di Land art. Nel 1969 ha partecipato alla mostra televisiva Land Art, creata da cineasta tedesco Gerry Schum, insieme a Richard Long, Barry Flanagan, Dennis Oppenheim, Robert Smithson, Jan Dibbets, Walter De Maria e Michael Heizer. Nel 1972 ha preso parte alla Documenta 5 di Kassel. Esemplare n. 85 di una serie di 100 numerati. Firma dell'artista in basso a destra.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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      First edition, an advance (service de presse) copy.Autograph inscription from Albert Cohen to the journalist Jean-Claude Lamy, who collaborated to France-soir : "... qui est immédiatement devenu mon ami..."Small traces of angular folds to the covers. Gallimard Paris 1979 14x20,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Poesia 1949-1979

      Livraria Duas Cidades, Sao Paulo 1979 - 180 x 245 mm. First edition. Printed black and white with colour contributions in red and white printed wraps. Vinyl record included in slip to back of publication. Signed dated by Augusto de Campos to first page. Condition: toning to edges of cover/pages, minor rubbing to covers, inside contents near fine. Overall VG+. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: William Allen Word & Image]
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