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         Song Of Solomon

      Knopf, New York 1977 - First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Fine book in a Near Fine Dust Jacket, with a touch of even sunning to the spine and a slight wrinkle to the rear panel. Signed by the author on the title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: MDS BOOKS]
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         LOVE IS A DOG FROM HELL: POEMS 1974-1977 - LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED

      Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1977. First Edition. Limited Issue, one of 300 numbered copies signed by the author, this being copy no.14. Octavo (23.5cm); illustrated paper and vertically-ribbed purplish-brown cloth backstrip, with title label applied to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; 307,[5]pp. Fine in a Near Fine, lightly rubbed dustjacket. Substantial collection of the author's poetry from the mid-1970's. Basis for Dominique Deruddere's 1987 film Crazy Love.

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         Taos Pueblo

      Boston: New York Graphics Society, 1977. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Like New. Signed. Folio. Signed limited edition; Number 219 of 950 copies signed by Ansel Adams on the limitation page. Quarter bound tan leather over orange linen cloth, in publisher's orange linen slipcase. Near Fine, with several faint scratches to cloth and leather spine, else Fine. A facsimile edition of the rare 1930 edition, of which only 108 copies were originally privately printed for Ansel Adams. Extra postage will be required for international shipment, please contact us first for rates.

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         Torso of David.

      New York: Kennedy Graphics, 1977. Distributed graphics by Alan Wofsy Fine Arts.(). Lithograph in black printed on Velin d'Arches paper. Edition of 100. Signed and numbered in pencil by the artist. Image: 17 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches. Sheet: 23 3/8 x 15 1/8 inches. Prescott, 63.

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         Altenbourg, Gerhard. - "Unter dem Mirakel der Schlange".

      - Farblithografie / Kreidelithografie, in Hellblau & Schwarz, auf gelblichem CMFabriano-Italia-Bütten, 1977/1989. Von Gerhard Altenbourg. Auflage 20 Exemplare. 42,6 x 33,9 cm (Darstellung / Druckbild) / 67 x 49 cm (Blatt). Janda L 165 II 3. Unterhalb Trockenstempel des Künstlers. Links unten in Bleistift Signatur von Horst Arloth: "A. für G.A. 1989/94." - Aus einer Auswahl vom Künstler kurz vor seinem Tod 1989 für eine Mappenedition vorbereiteter Lithografien, deren Druck Arloth in Leipzig besorgte. - Diese Farbvariante wurde von Altenbourg vorbereitet, jedoch existiert kein signierter zweifarbiger Druck. - Tadelloser Zustand. Gerhard Altenbourg (1926 Rödichen-Schnepfetal - 1989 Meißen). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1929 Umzug nach Altenburg. 1944-45 Soldat im Zweiten Weltkrieg. 1946-48 als Schriftsteller und Journalist tätig, Zeichenunterricht bei Erich Dietz. 1948-50 Studium an der Hochschule für Baukunst und Bildende Kunst in Weimar bei Hans Hoffmann-Lederer. 1959 Teilnahme an der documenta II in Kassel. 1961 Gastatelier an der Kunstakademie in Westberlin. 1961 Erwerb einiger Arbeiten durch das Museum of Modern Art in New York. 1962-89 Atelier in Altenburg, Annahme des Künstlernamens "Altenbourg". 1966 Burda-Preis für Grafik in München. 1968 Will-Grohmann-Preis in Westberlin. 1970 Mitglied der Akademie der Künste, Berlin. 1977 Teilnahme an der documenta 6 und Mitgliedschaft bei der ?Life Fellow of the International Biographical Association? in Cambridge. In den 1980er Jahren Ausstellungsverbot und Schließung der Ausstellungen, da er sich den offiziellen Kunstauffassungen der DDR widersetzte.Seit 1998 vergibt das Lindenau-Museum in Altenburg aller zwei Jahre den Gerhard-Altenbourg-Preis. Sprache: Deutsch

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         1977 Unpublished Interview on "Athletes Series" - SIGNED Original Audio Cassette with 40 MINUTES OF RECORDED INTERVIEW

      - Original cassette tape, autographed by the artist himself, of a 1977 interview with Warhol conducted by a journalist for Australian Women's Weekly. Together with a clipping of the article that resulted, about Warhol's new "Athletes Series." Warhol has signed on a strip of masking tape on the cassette (acting on his own suggestion that the interviewer should ask all her subjects to sign their tapes!). Audio in fine quality, with a slight background humming and one period of lower volume, but voices distinct throughout. The signed strip of tape measures 3 x 0.25 inches (7 x 0.5 cm). Together with a signed and notarized letter from the interviewer. A unique item from the influential artist.The tape contains 40 minutes of audio, which was quoted in the article but has never been released or published in full. The purpose of the interview, conducted at Warhol's Factory in New York's Union Square (in an area that once had been the boardroom of S & H Green Stamps), was to discuss his series of portraits of top athletes, commissioned earlier that year by Richard L. Weisman. Weisman sits in on the interview as well. Voices heard are those of Warhol, Weisman and Kathleen Brady, who conducted the article, as well as some of Warhol's staff. Warhol discusses his love of the Polaroid Big Shot camera; his telling Muhammad Ali to be quiet so he could take his photo; Australia's appreciation for contemporary art, especially Pollock's Blue Poles; and the beauty of New York's Twin Towers. He describes O.J. Simpson as "so interesting" and "beautiful," also commenting that Campbell's Soup should be served on airplanes, among other topics. Weisman has particular praise for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. On side 2, three minutes of the tape are faint because Warhol, Weisman and Brady stepped away from the recorder and towards some of the art under discussion.Richard Weisman commissioned 8 sets of the "Athlete Series," hand-painted and silk-screened images of sports stars including O.J. Simpson, Pele, Jack Nicklaus, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, from Warhol in 1977, paying $800,000 for 80 pieces. After donating several sets of the prints to universities, the athletes themselves, and several sports halls of fame, Weisman lost the remaining sets in a 2009 theft from his home.

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         For Years

      Washington, D.C: Jawbone, 1977. First Edition. Like New. 12 pp. First edition, one of 200 copies (of which 26 copies were signed and numbered; this copy is signed though not of the numbered issue). Signed by Tim Dlugos on the title page. Very Good or better, with light soiling and light toning to wraps. Production wrinkle to title page slightly affecting signature. Errata slip laid in. An early and scarce work, signed by the poet.

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         SONG OF SOLOMON

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1977 - SIGNED by the author on the title page. A lovely copy with no fading to the spine of the dustwrapper which is usually found badly faded. Fine in a Fine dustwrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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         Main Village, Winter.

      Robinhood, Me., 1977.(). Gouache. Matted. 13.5 x 22 inches. Matted. Signed and dated. Provenance: Estate of the artist. Born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1919, Jason Schoener came from a family of distinguished American artists. He was the nephew of sculptor/painter William Zorach and his wife, painter Marguerite Zorach. Beginning in 1939, Schoener spent his summers at the Zorach family farm in Georgetown, Me., where he studied art with his Uncle William. After service in the Pacific during WWII, Schoener served as an instructor, department chairman, and dean at California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, CA. Schoener's other teaching assignments included Mills College in Oakland, California, and the Athens Technological Institute in Greece. Meanwhile, Schoener continued to use his Georgetown and then Robinhood homes Me. as a summer studio. Over the span of almost two decades, Schoener had several solo exhibitions at the Midtown Gallery on East 57th Street in New York City. His works are in many museum and private collections, including the Oakland Museum and the Whitney Museum in New York. He died in 1997.

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         Ellora Cave Temples.

      Gumba 1977 - First edition Folio, pp.317, 211 illustrations, slipcase. No. 915 of 1000 copies only. A beautifully illustrated large format book on Ellora, text in Japanese.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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         The Honourable Schoolboy (Signed First)

      Hodder & Stoughton 1977 - First edition, first impression, beautifully signed by John le Carré in blue ink to the title page; the second volume of the Karla Trilogy and scarce signed. A lovely, Fine copy: tight and square binding in sharp blue cloth (publisher’s variant with map endpapers - no precedence established); very bright, crisp and clean, presenting as unread. The clipped dustwrapper is Near Fine: crisp and vibrant and with no fading at all; modest rubbing to the spine tips and corners; 6mm closed tear to the heel of the spine, sealed to the verso by acid-free archival tape; vertical crease to the front flap; presented in a removable, archival-quality Brodart protective cover. All orders are sent very carefully wrapped in bubble wrap and sturdy cardboard. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         El Azoth

      Gisa Ediciones, Madrid 1977 - Con diez ilustraciones en aguafuerte de Celedonio Perellón firmadas y grabados en madera en texto. Traducción y prólogo de Victor Zalbidea. Edición de 150 ejemplares numerados. Ejemplar en rama, encuadernación con estuche realizado por Jesús Cortés. 55 páginas y 10 ilustraciones. Papel Guarro. Muy buen estado. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         A Time of Gifts; Between the Woods and the Water; The Broken Road.

      John Murray 1977-2013, London - First editions of each volume in Leigh Fermor's trilogy. Octavo, original cloth. A Time of Gifts and Between the Woods and the Water are signed by Patrick Leigh Fermor on the title page. The Broken Road, which was published posthumously is signed by editors Colin Thubron and Artemis Cooper on the title page. Jacket artwork by John Craxton. Near fine in a near fine to fine dust jackets. At the age of eighteen, Patrick Leigh Fermor set off from the heart of London on an epic journey—to walk to Constantinople. A Time of Gifts is the rich account of his adventures as far as Hungary, after which Between the Woods and the Water continues the story to the Iron Gates that divide the Carpathian and Balkan mountains. Jan Morris called it "[n]othing short of a masterpiece." "Rightly considered to be among the most beautiful travel books in the language" (Independent). "[Patrick Leigh Fermor] stands beside Robert Byron as the finest travel writer of his generation" (Colin Thubron). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         The Magic Finger

      George Allen & Unwin, London 1977 - 1st edition, 3rd impression. Pictorial boards with no dust jacket as issued. SIGNED by Dahl but no inscription. Book is clean and tight with no names, inscriptions, library or remainder marks. The spine is faded. I have collected Dahl fo years but I am now selling my collection including many signed and unusual copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Napoleone Bonaparte. Arte e storia nelle medaglie, Edizioni Termograph, 1977

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         The Silmarillion, 1982 Super Deluxe Limited Numbered Edition

      Allen & Unwin, London 1977 - 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien. Originally published by Allen and Unwin in 1977, reserved and later bound in Red Leather and released in 1982. This is the Super Deluxe Limited Numbered Edition. "This is copy number 189 of the first one thousand copies off the press of the first edition of The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien, reserved for later publication in this collector's edition." A Near Fine example of the very hard to find Super Deluxe Limited Edition issued to coincide with the fifth anniversary of the first publication of The Silmarillion. Collected and edited by Christopher Tolkien after his fathers death. Original publishers full red leather binding, with raised bands, gilt stamping, and top edge gilded as issued. The book features red silk ribbon marker bound in, raised bands and gilt stamped Title, Author, and Publisher on the spine. The front boards features the JRRT Monogram gilt stamped in single gilt ruled box. Blind stamp of the heraldic device Tolkien designed to represent Luthien Tinuviel to the rear boards. On the first free endpaper, the Publisher's Limitation Plate, gives the Limitation number of 189 of 1000. The map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North appears as a fold-out map, and is printed in black and red, no tears or marks noted, very clean and bright. Noted points or error's: Page 330 line 4 shows no period after Feanor. Page 352 line 39 has an italicized "and" in 'Lord of Waters and King of the Sea'. Making this the First State of the First Impression, not surprising being one of the first 1000 printed. A striking example of a very hard to find book. Matches in size and style the 1987 Unwin Hyman Super Deluxe Limited Edition of the Hobbit. No foxing, no previous owners name or any other writing. The only fault to the book is a slight bit of fading to the red leather on the spine, no offsetting, no scratches or shelfwear to the bottom edge of the boards. The slipcase is the original publishers slipcase with the opening edged with matching red leather, also in Near Fine condition with light rubbing to the bottom edges and corners of the red cloth covering. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Near Fine / No Jacket, as Issued.

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         WHY NOT THE BEST?

      Nashville, TN: Broadman Press((1977)). The Presidential Edition, issued without dustwrapper in a gold box (lacking here) and bound in full gilt-decorated green cloth made to resemble leather. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. A limited edition of Carter's first autobiography, first published in 1975 in a trade edition in dustwrapper when Carter was campaigning for the Presidency. SIGNED by the author "Best Wishes,/Jimmy Carter 4-83" on the front free endpaper. Above Mr. Carter's inscription the book is also SIGNED by his mother: "With good wishes/to you & your family--/Sincerely/Lillian Carter. 1/23/78" and as such is quite uncommon. The President's full signature also appears on the title page, but this is printed in every copy. Also on the bottom half of the front free endpaper is the owner's name and address dated 1977 before Jimmy and Lillian Carter signed the book., Hardcover, Offsetting to final text page from newspaper clipping with a small area of sticky adhesion opposite on the recto of the rear free endpaper. Minor bump lower front corner. Near Fine

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA]
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         [Rückentitel: Ausrufer / Kleidertrachten 1748 - 51]. [Reprint; 2 Bde., komplett].

      Scheuren-Forch, Emil Abderhalden, 1977/1978 2°, Tafelband: o. P. (Impressum, Titelbl., 1 Bl. Notizen, 30 Taf.); Stichmappe: 28 (von 30) Taf., 4 Taf. Erklärungen/Verse, Tafelb.; OLdr. m. Goldpräg. u. eingelegtem farb. Wappen, Stichmappe: lose Taf. in Kart.; beide Bde. in OHLdr./Lwd.-Schmuckschuber, In der Stichmappe fehlen die Tafeln der Ausrufbilder 11 und 12, sonst tadellos. EA dieser Ausgabe. (= Handdrucke bibliophiler Werke des 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts). Zweimal faksimiliert - im Tafelbd. gebunden. in der Stichmappe lose - sind: «Zürcherische Ausruff-Bilder [...]». «Fortsezung der Zürcherischen Ausruff-Bilder [...]. Zweite Abtheilung». «[...] Dritte und lezte Abtheilung» (Zürich. Selbstvlg. 1748 - 1751; zus. 156 Abb. a. Taf.). «Basslerische Ausruff-Bilder [...]» (Zürich. Selbstvlg. 1749; 52 Abb.). «Zürcherische Kleider-Trachten [...]» (Zürich. Selbstvlg. 1749; 52 Abb. a. Taf.); und: «Les crieurs de Zurich [...]» (Zürich. Selbstvlg. 1759) Ex. Nr. 118/280. In der Stichmappe finden sich zusätzlich 4 Tafeln: «Les crieurs de Zurich. Explications des Figures [...]» (Zürich. Selbstvlg. 1759; 3 Taf.) sowie «Zürcher Kleidertrachten im Jahr 1740. Mit Versen begleitet» (Zürich 1777). Versand D: 20,00 EUR Helvetica - Allgemein

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         The Story of Wichenford DOUBLE SIGNED NUMBERED LIMITED 1st EDITION HB/DJ

      Privately Printed, England 1977 - Exceedingly rare work signed by both authors. Limited to 150 copies, this being number #63 with publisher's errata slip laid in. 130 pgs. Book as new. Laminated dj near fine w/sunned backstrip. Canon and Mrs. A.J. Beach lived and worked in the parish of Hound and Netley Abbey, on Southampton Water for 30 years. In 1964 he was made an onorary canon of Winchester Cathedral. On retirement in 1972 they came to Worcestershire near to the haunts of the Canon's childhood. In 1975-76 he looked after the parish of Wichenford during an interregnum of eleven months and they made many friends there. Both Canon and Mrs. Beach are graduates of Leeds University where they first met and have continued a partnership ever since, of which the Story of Wichenford is an expression. When the work was finished they discovered they had each written the same number of chapters. Cover dj photo of The Washburn Arms in Wichenford Church. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         The Silmarillion, 1982 Super Deluxe Limited Numbered Edition

      London: Allen & Unwin, 1977. Limited/Numbered. Full-Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien. Originally published by Allen and Unwin in 1977, reserved and later bound in Red Leather and released in 1982. This is the Super Deluxe Limited Numbered Edition. "This is copy number 189 of the first one thousand copies off the press of the first edition of The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien, reserved for later publication in this collector's edition." A Near Fine example of the very hard to find Super Deluxe Limited Edition issued to coincide with the fifth anniversary of the first publication of The Silmarillion. Collected and edited by Christopher Tolkien after his fathers death. Original publishers full red leather binding, with raised bands, gilt stamping, and top edge gilded as issued. The book features red silk ribbon marker bound in, raised bands and gilt stamped Title, Author, and Publisher on the spine. The front boards features the JRRT Monogram gilt stamped in single gilt ruled box. Blind stamp of the heraldic device Tolkien designed to represent Luthien Tinuviel to the rear boards. On the first free endpaper, the Publisher's Limitation Plate, gives the Limitation number of 189 of 1000. The map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North appears as a fold-out map, and is printed in black and red, no tears or marks noted, very clean and bright. Noted points or error's: Page 330 line 4 shows no period after Feanor. Page 352 line 39 has an italicized "and" in 'Lord of Waters and King of the Sea'. Making this the First State of the First Impression, not surprising being one of the first 1000 printed. A striking example of a very hard to find book. Matches in size and style the 1987 Unwin Hyman Super Deluxe Limited Edition of the Hobbit. No foxing, no previous owners name or any other writing. The only fault to the book is a slight bit of fading to the red leather on the spine, no offsetting, no scratches or shelfwear to the bottom edge of the boards. The slipcase is the original publishers slipcase with the opening edged with matching red leather, also in Near Fine condition with light rubbing to the bottom edges and corners of the red cloth covering. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Near Fine / No Jacket, as Issued.

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         Das Fruhe Plakat in Europa und den Usa. Ein Bestandskatalog. Band I: Grossbritannien Vereinigte Staaten Van Nordamerika; Band 2: Frankreich und Belgien; Band 3: Deutschland, Teil 1 + 2

      Gebr. Mann Verlag, Berlin 1977 - Quarto. Three volumes in 4. Volume I (1973) - Great Britain and the USA: lxviii, 226 pp. Volume II (1977) - France and Belgium: clv, 418 pp. Volume III (1980) - Germany; part I, 506 pp; part II, 363 plates. All volumes are Near Fine, in VG to Near Fine dustjackets, lacks slipcase for volume III; Vol I jacket has some chipping to crown, volume II jacket has closed tear to upper edge of front panel, volume III, parts I & II jackets are Near Fine. Text in German except for some limited English and French passages in volumes I & II. A monumental reference work on poster art, containing roughly 5000 illustrations, mostly in b/w with some full page color plates, as well as artist bibliographies and other information of import to the poster researcher. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Forum (118 issues of Ray Palmer's Forum)

      Mundelein, IL: Palmer Publications, Inc, 1977. Paperback. An incomplete run. The issues which are present are as follows: January 1, 1966, Volume 1, Number 1 -February 1, 1966, Volume 1, Number 3, May 1, 1966, Volume 1, Number 9 - December 15, 1966, Volume 1, Number 24; January 1, 1967, Issue No. B-1 - December 1967, Volume 2, Number 39; January 1968, Volume 3, Number 40 - December 1968, Volume 3, Number 51; February 1969, Volume 4, Number 54 - December 1969, Volume 4, Number 63; January 1970, Volume 5, Number 64 - December 1970, Volume 5, Number 75; January 1971, Volume 6, Number 76 - December 1971, Volume 6, Number 87; January 1972, Volume 7, Number 88 - November 1972, Volume 7, Number 98; January 1973, Volume 8, Number 100 - March 1973, Volume 8, Number 102, June 1973, Volume 8, Number 105 - August 1973, Volume 8, Number 107; January 1974, Volume 9, Number 112 - March 1974, Volume 9, Number 114; March 1975, Volume 10, Number 126, June 1975, Volume 10, Number 129, July 1975, Volume 10, Number 130, September 1975, Volume 10, Number 132; Spring 1977, Volume 12, Number 143. Most are slim duodecimos. Several are slim octavos or quartos. Stapled printed wraps. Very good condition. Very sporadic dates and minor notations in pencil on the pages. From the publisher- "FORUM is for those who are willing to share their thoughts, experiences and conclusions with others, and at the same time subject them to the cross-examination of honest debate and analysis. No subject is taboo if presented in honor and decency. FORUM is your round table of expression; so 'Let us reason together.'"

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         The Secret Paris of the 30's. Translated from the French by Richard Miller.

      First American Edition. Quarto. 200 unnumbered pages with 150 black-and-white-photographs. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Blindstamp of preowner on endpaper and titlepage. Signed and inscribed by Brassai on the titepage in New York on the 29th of May, 1977.

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         Five/I/'77

      Oakland: Archer Press, 1977.(). Folio. sheets loose as issued in paper chemise. With 5 lithograph broadside poems, printed from the original handwritten texts of the poets for publication: Clone 3.01 by Gregory Corso; The Rune by Allen Ginsberg; Politics Starts with the Barrel of a Gun by Michael McClure; The Tundra & the Waves by Anne Waldman; and For Clark Coolidge by Philip Whalen. Each 22 x17 ". "Archer Press" embossed in each broadside as issued; includes all original tissue-guards. Housed together in original portfolio (limitation and title on cover). One of 50 numbered portfolios for the public editions printed on French Rives BFK by Charles Gill and John Doane, in red, green, and black, signed by each of the five poets. First Edition.Provenance: Peter Howard, Serendipity Books, Berkeley.

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         The Shining

      New York: Doubleday. New York, Doubleday, 1977. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A nice copy. One of King's best-known works adapted by Kubrick, which King didn't quite appreciate. The near fine jacket has a small chip to the lower spine and some rubbing to the edges. The book is very good with some heavy rubbing to the lower board edges and some remnants of pencil markings to the FFEP. Cover art by Dave Christensen [6284, Hyraxia Books]. . Very Good. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1977.

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         Studio International Journal of Modern Art. Incorporating The Studio. Vol. 193 / no. 986. 2 / 1977. March / April.

      Studio International Journal Ltd., London 1977 - xii, 81-162, xiii-xivpp. Ex-library. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

      Franklin Library 1977 - 1977 w/signature, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD - Harper Lee, Franklin Library, first thus. "Best wishes Harper Lee", laid in as shown. Book is near fine or better, silk moire end papers, full gilt leather, gilt edging is perfect. Totally clean and completely sound, exactly as shown. Guaranteed authentic unconditionally. Free US Shipping is via USPS Priority mail with tracking and insurance. Good luck & thanks. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         An Exorcism.

      London. Empty-Eye / Villiers Publications Ltd. 1977 - Oblong (224 x 280). pp, unpaginated. Plates. Signed and dated by Penny Slinger, 1978 on front free endpaper. Black and gilt cloth. Dust jacket, rubbed, creased and chipped particularly on top edge and at rear with some old tape repairs. A good sound copy of this scarce book. A heavy volume which may require extra postage to be quoted. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Richard V. Wells ABA, ILAB, PBFA]
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         MIKHAIL BARYSHNIKOV: ROMEO AND JULIET, VESTRIS, SWAN LAKE, CREATION OF THE WORLD, DAPHNIS AND CHLOE, DON QUIXOTE.

      Megara Screenprinting Ltd; photography by Jennie Wilson 1977 - An original portfolio by Mikhail Baryshnikov. Limited to 250 signed copies, this is numbered 86 and it's from 1977. Housed in a large cloth portfolio front and back and with inside French flaps that show a little offsetting as can be seen, With 8 prints in various colors showing the dancer in the ballets listed on the title page; includes 1 portrait. They are silk screen mezzotint prints by Megara Screenprinting Ltd; photography by Jennie Wilson. The tissue guards are present, though a couple are creased or with some light wear. The prints themselves appear to be as issued 40 years ago. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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         "Vali: The Witch of Positano" and "Dope: The London Drug Scene" Midnight Movies presented by New York Theatre Ensemble (Original Poster)

      New York: New York Theatre Ensemble, 1977. Original poster for a Midnight Movies series hosted by the New York Theatre Ensemble's "Artists Present Artists" series in September and October 1977, featuring two films directed by Sheldon and Diane Rochlin, "Vali: The Witch of Positano" (1965) and "Dope: The London Drug Scene" (1968). Diane Rochlin later changed her professional name to Flame Schon. Two very different films from the husband and wife diectorial team. Vali Myers stars as the titular character in "Vali: The With of Positano," an anti-clerical trance film about a modern-day witch living in a cave in Italy. Vali appears in a smaller role along with young drug victim Caroline Thomson in "Dope: The London Drug Scene," a sparse verité study of London's underground drug world, with music by Geno Foreman and footage of an early (Syd Barrett-era) Pink Floyd concert at UFO. Co-director Sheldon Rochlin was active in the New York theatre world, and directed the definitive documentary about The Living Theatre, "Signal Through the Flames" (1983). The Off Broadway New York Theatre Ensemble was a perfect environment for the small, but groundbreaking, underground works, and in retrospect makes for an interesting connection between cinema and theatre in Rochlin's work. 15.5 x 10 inches, black and white photocopy with silkscreened red ink applied. Small chip at the top margin, else Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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         Quartet in Autumn (Signed)

      Macmillan 1977 - First edition, SECOND impression (October 1977), signed to the title page by Barbara Pym – very scarce, thus. Following the publication of No Fond Return of Love in 1961, her publisher, Jonathan Cape, rejected her subsequent novels and she was unable to secure another, a literary limbo broken only when Philip Larkin and Lord David Cecil named her as 'the most underrated novelist of the century' in the TLS in January 1977. Macmillan subsequently accepted Quartet in Autumn, which would go on to be shortlisted for the 1977 Booker Prize. Near Fine: firm and square binding in sharp black cloth; tiny bump to the bottom lower corner; a trace of very faint (barely perceptible) sporadic spotting to the fore-edge, else bright, crisp and clean. The unclipped dustwrapper (£3.95 net stated) is Near Fine: delightfully crisp and vibrant, Fine but for a little sunning to the spine; presented in a removable protective cover. All orders are sent very carefully wrapped in bubble wrap and sturdy cardboard. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bradhurst Fine Editions]
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         HUP

      np: Self Published, 1977. Saddle-stapled wraps. Light shelfwear. Very good. 5.5 x 8.5" [32] pp. including color xerox covers pasted to inner pages. A b&w xerox printed mini comic. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Alta-Glamour Inc.]
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         DR. BLOODMONEY OR HOW WE GOT ALONG AFTER THE BOMB..

      Boston: Gregg Press, 1977. First hardcover edition. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (17004). Octavo. cloth. Text offset from that of the 1965 Ace edition. New introduction by Norman Spinrad. 1965 Nebula nominee. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 564-68.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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         A Time of Gifts; Between the Woods and the Water; The Broken Road.

      London: John Murray, 1977-2013. First editions of each volume in Leigh Fermor's trilogy. Octavo, original cloth. A Time of Gifts and Between the Woods and the Water are signed by Patrick Leigh Fermor on the title page. The Broken Road, which was published posthumously is signed by editors Colin Thubron and Artemis Cooper on the title page. Jacket artwork by John Craxton. Near fine in a near fine to fine dust jackets. At the age of eighteen, Patrick Leigh Fermor set off from the heart of London on an epic journey—to walk to Constantinople. A Time of Gifts is the rich account of his adventures as far as Hungary, after which Between the Woods and the Water continues the story to the Iron Gates that divide the Carpathian and Balkan mountains. Jan Morris called it "[n]othing short of a masterpiece." "Rightly considered to be among the most beautiful travel books in the language" (Independent). "[Patrick Leigh Fermor] stands beside Robert Byron as the finest travel writer of his generation" (Colin Thubron).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
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         THE BEST OF ARTHUR C. CLARKE VOLUME I: 1937-1955 [with] THE BEST OF ARTHUR C. CLARKE VOLUME II: 1956-1972

      Sidgwick & Jackson [1977]., London - Octavo, two volumes, boards. New edition. A presentation set with a signed inscription on the front free endpaper of each volume by Clarke to "Dave." Collection of eighteen stories published between 1937 ("Travel by Wire") and 1972 ("A Meeting with Medusa") with preface by Clarke, compiled by Angus Wells, first published as a single volume collection by Sidgwick & Jackson in 1973. This 1977 edition updates Gerald Bishop's bibliographical checklist of Clarke's fiction books through 1977. A fine set in fine dust jackets. Both 1973 and 1977 editions are very scarce and are rarely found inscribed or signed by Clarke. (#152801) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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         Joan Miró Lithographs III.

      Paris: Maeght Éditeur, 1977.(). 1964-1969. Contains six original lithographs. 216 pp. Preface by Joan Teixidor. Cramer, 230.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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         The Auchinleck Manuscript

      The Scholar Press, London 1977 - National Library of Scotland Advocates MS. 19.2.1 Introduction by derek Pearsall and I.C. Cunningham Blue cloth with red titles and gild lettering on spine. Oversize. BIG book! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maple Books]
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         Berkeley Repertory Theater.

      Berkeley, Calif.: Saint Hieronymus Press, 1977. Distributed graphics by Dow and Frosini.(). Original poster. 24 x 18 inches. Solid-tone, photo-offset lithograph in six colors. Goines, 70. Signed, dated and numbered 191/300 by artist in pencil.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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         Historia de Asturias Obra completa 10 tomos (Edición de lujo)

      Ayalga, España 1977 - Obra completa edición de lujo. Edición especial tirada de 350 ejemplares. Numerados. Sobre 300 paginas cada tomo [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: TU LIBRO DE OCASION]
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        A Scanner Darkly

      Doubleday, New York 1977 - First Edition, first printing with code G51 on p216. Fine in a fine DJ without wear but with a 1/2" closed tear at top of front panel and a tiny snag at front spine edge. No remainder spray along bottom edge. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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